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49TH
YEAR.
OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 0, 1914.
NUMBER 40.
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YOUR ANNUAL SCRAP HOOK.
The Sentinel's Record o( Accident!.
Fire, Etc, for the
Year, 1913.
riHK.i mi.i.
Mack, Mrs. Ida: resilience southeast
of Mound City, Feb. 5; total Insur
ance, t'.HX).
Ilrown, John, Craig; residence; June
12. Total.
Hrldgc, near Christian church, For
est City, July It.
Hunker, Kldrldgc, farm house occu
pied by Charles I lushes, near Napier,
Oct. 18. Total.
ltohart, I L., Maltland, Nov. at;
residence damaged, $100.
Colllsoti, A. V farm house near
Maltland; damaged, April t.
Cottier, near Mound City, Aug. D;
large amount of hay.
CotiKhllu, near Mound City, Auk. U:
largo amount of wheal.
(,'atcm, Howell, Mound City: resi
dence; Auk. 13, damaged.
Davis, J. P., farm house near For
tcscuc, March r;damaKcd.
Devorss, Mr.s. Julia, residence,
Forbes, Sept. 1; total.
Gregory, J. M.; residence In Mound
City, Jan. 7; total.
Ochln, I). A., Maltlandt on old Lilt
by farm; farm house occupied by Ar
thur Hoach; total; old landmark, built
10 years ago Feb. ft.
Gentry, John, south of Mound City;
barn, feed, Implements, one horse,
Mch. 18.
Gclvln, 1. A., Clay township: lit
acres of pasture from railroad sparks,
Aug. 12.
Hubbard, Mart, near Forest City:
Jan. 1; kitchen damaged.
Hood, Henderson, Union district;
residence; total; Feb. 27.
Horn, Samuel; residence In Craig,
Melt. A; slight damage, occupied by L.
S. Martin.
Hockman saw mill, near Maltland,
April 23;illght damage.
1 1 ruby llros. store, Forest City, May
21; slight damage.
Hunt, Charles; ISO wheat shocks,
July II; caught tiro from engine.
Hollander, John, Corning: 120 shocks
of oau, July :w.
HarUell, near Mound City, large
amount of hay, Aug. it.
Jackson, John, near Mound City,
residence, July 5.
Jamison, Dan, Forest City, resi
dence; Aug. 12.
Jcssup, I). V., near lllgulou; stub
ble; fencing, etc., Aug. 7.
King, Charles Oregon, wood house
damaged, July X
Kuntz, Mrs. Alice, Oregon; barn,
Aug..'K).
Kunkel, Cyrus, residence near
Forbes, damaged, Dec. .'II.
Mejcr, Sol,, Forbes township; lift
shocks of wheat, Aug, 1.
Massock, Mrs. .loo, Coming; out
houses, May I.
McDonald, 10. 0., Clay township, 1ft
acres of pasture from railroad sparks,
Aug. 12.
Meadows, Don, Liberty township,
barn and contents, Aug. 2it.
Meyers, Charles, I lent on district,
residence, Oct. 18.
1'atton, Web, Mound City, resi
dence; damaged, Jan. ft.
1'ebley, T. F., Craig; 100 shocks of
wheat; locomotive sparks.
l'etreu, Frank, Oregon; wash houso
roof damaged, Oct. H.
Stephenson, V. C, llenton district,
barn and contents, May 8; loss M.ooo.
Varce, .1. F., near Mound City; Ifto
shocks of w licit I ul v 17.
VanWormor, A I., near Craig;
threshing machine and W shocks of
wheat, July 22.
VanCamp, Harry, northwest of For
est City; horses badly burned trying
to save burning stubble Held of Geo.
II. Mlnton, Julys'.
Webster, Geo., near Oregon; barn,
feed, Implements, etc., Aug. 2.
Whobrey, Mrs., Mound City; resi
dence damaged, Jan. X
Woodard, Chas., Mound City; resi
dence, Jan. .'I; total.
Wcls, Henry, farm houso near Ore
gon, occupied by Simon Miller, Feb.
2ft; total.
Walker, Warrlu, barn and contents
near Oregon, May 30; total loss, l,'-'oo;
Insurance, t'.wo.
ACCIUKSTS MISIT.I.I.ANKOUH 1013.
Allenbaugh, Mrs., Oregon, fell and
broko a leg, May 23,
Hrlckloy. Dells, on W. F. Davis
farm, age 12, run over by loaded wag
on,. Ian. 2, anil broke thigh.
Chiming, Mrs. .1, L., lllgclow, fell
and broke arm, Apr. IS.
Crowell, Glen, Oregon, ago 11
months, fell from table Feb. 27, and
Injured spine.
Dougherty. Frank, near lllgelow,
had yearling mule killed by cars, Aug.
11.
Carleton, Holly, lllgclow, had a
horse killed by train, Nov. in.
Drake, llert, killed by live wire at
St. Joseph power house, May 1.
Klder, George, Mound City, fell and
broke his arm, Feb. 21.
Krnstlng, Krlc, Union township, fell
from wagon, Nov. 21; collar bone
broken.
Fuhrman, Dan, Oregon, fell carry
ing sack of rye, Sept. It, and fractured
and dislocated shoulder.
Guthrie, F.lhcl, Mound City, fell
and broke her collar bone, Dec. 2-.
Guthrie, Willie, Mound City, age 1',
ran over by wagon, Jan. 2, and badly
Injured.
Gentry, John, llenton township, had
fool crushed; loaded wagod passed
over It, July 22.
Greve, K. V., fell down a stairway
Ul St. Joseph, July 10, and was killed.
Gresham, llrooks, ago 2, lllgclow,
fell from chair; broko arm.
Howard, I.. L., Corning, lost two
lingers In gas engine, sawing wood,
Feb. ft.
Hill, Glen, ago ti, Fortcscuc; fell
from wagon and broko his leg, Apr. 20.
Hodman, Louis, Nodaway town
ship, fell from wagon and badly In
jured. 1 1 Inkle, J. 0., lllgclow, had horse
killed by the cars, Aug. II.
HolTman, Jack, lllgelow, hail horse
killed by the cars, Aug. II.
dicker, Klnmctt, near Craig, shoul
der fractured, and bad scalp wound,
by tree falling on him Feb. l.
Hunt, S. S., of lllgelow, had two
mules killed by the cars, Nov. in,
Kalm, Harold, Dig Lake, lost third
linger In saw mill.
Kollmcr, Fred, Forest City, c)e In
jured, struck by barbed wire, Aug. 12.
King, llryant, age 111, Maltland,
thrown from horse, Nov. 23, Jaw bone
and noso broken.
Keller, llobert, near Maltland, had
linger taken oil In cogs of an engine,
Dec. Sit.
Lunsford, Mrs. Joseph, Forest City,
lost linger In sausage grinder, Jan. 1 1.
Larklns, Matthew, had horse killed
by cars near lllgelow, Aug. 11.
Meade, John, Hlchvllle, fell over
embankment, Aug. 2, and broke iwo
ribs.
Miller, Thomas, Forest City, fell
and broke two ribs, May 14.
Milne, Harry, Forest City, hand
badly lucerated In corn shredder, SeiU.
Meyer, Henry, hand badly cut Oct.
31, by buz, saw.
Morris, llros., lllgelow, had t'.vo
mules killed by the cars, Aug. II.
I'axton, Lewis, Forest City, foot
crushed In hay baler, July 1ft.
l'etree, Hazel, St Joseph, while vis
iting her grandfather, Kdward Klch
arils, In Mound City, fell and broke
her arm, Sept. 2H.
Qulnby, Hoy, Craig, broke leg In a
fall, May .11.
Itocllu, George, Maltland, fell on
sidewalk, and broke a rib, Jan. II.
Itoach, A. 11., son of, Maltland,
broke collar bone by falling from a
porch, Aug. lit.
ltamsay, Delbert, Nodaway town
ship, lost .'I lingers by a circular saw,
Nov. I.
Stewart, Art, of Fortescue, fell and
broke a rib, Dec. I.
Steele, Noah, Mound City, fell from
a tree Jan. 21, and dislocated Ids
shoulder.
Shatter, Ada, Mound City, broke
collar bone while playing Aug. lit.
Stroud, Mrs. Jno., Forest City, fell
from sidewalk and fractured rib, Oct.
2ft.
Thompson, lMlth, Maltland, fell
and broke arm on way hnmu from
school, Feb. 2ft.
Turnham, Mrs. Win., fell down
stairway Sept. 28, one rib fractured.
Williams, lien, Corning, broko Ills
wrist adjusting a gas engine, Jan. 4.
Wachlel, 3-year-old son of Karl, fell
and broke collar bone, Jan. 13.
Watson, Arthur, llenton township,
cut knee badly while cutting willows,
April 21'.
Weller, Charles, of Maltland, broke
his leg while In St, Joseph, March HI.
Welch, llenton, Oregon, fractured
shoulder falling from a tree, Aug, 28.
Wright, Lela, Maltland, ft years old,
fell from a wagon, Aug. IS, and broke
a leg.
Vous, John, Mound City, had hand
badly Injured while operating a lathe,
April 2.
Zachary, Thomas, Maltland, had
both bones of a foot broke, by heavy
timbers falling on it, Nov. 3,
tub noitsH im;i.
Adams, Wm., of Craig, badly hurt
and a hursu killed In a runaway, Sopt.
H.
lleauchamp, Oliver, of Craig,
thrown from horse, and collar bone
broken, July 31,
Ilrown, Itov., Forbes, Injured In
back and spine, in runaway, Sept. .'I.
llurrlcr, Hay, Oregon, badly hurt In
(Continued on page 4.)
SCH00L-1IAV COURTSHIP.
Mirrlife of Mis Anna Curry and
Jonathan J. Riyhlll, a
Brilliant Affair.
In the presence of a company that
tilled the First Methodist Kplscopal
church, and amidst environments of
the most pleasing and altractlvechar
actcr, a very Impressive wedding was
solemnlrcd al ,1:30 In the afternoon of
January 31, the contracting parties
being Miss Anna Helen, the only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Curry,
and Jonathan J., son of Charles II.
Ha.ihlll, both, of this city, and Is the
liadpyculmlnatloii of "happy school
days," al the Oregon High school.
When her engagement was an
nounced during the holidays It was
received by her friends and especially
by the "Fudge Club," with much e
grct because of the destiny which
must take her permanently from Ore
gon. Hut Cupid's darts are love's
summons, and plans were at once laid
fur a series of social escnts In her
honor.
The brilliancy of the wedding de
tails were never excelled In our little
city. The handsome auditorium of
the church had been elaborately and
artistically decorated for the occasion
and presented a liarmoul.lug of
colorings of an umisally attrac
tive appearance. The altar was heav
ily banked with palms and ferns, and
potted plants, and Southern smllax,
whose solid color eltect was relieved
by the brighter hues of the exquisite
Mowers, Hopes of evergreen swung
gracefully fruni the pulpit loft to the
four corners of the pulpll. Hack of
the choir stand, the wall was latticed
with Southern smllax, tied with pink
Klllarney rases.
The ushers, Mr. William It. Curry,
of Indianapolis, Ind., a brother of
the bride, and William Moore, and
George Zellcr, of this city, seated tho
guests on arrival, and nearly 400 wero
present when the hour for the cere
mony arrived. The seats In the front
center section, reserved for the rela
tives, were designated by broad bands
of pink and blue satin ribbon tied In
large bows at the pew ends and en
closing the seats reserved,
Preceding the entry of the bridal
party, Mr. Grorge StelnmcU, of St.
Joseph, a cousin of the bride, sang
most acceptably. "I Loe You Tru
ly" and "O, I'erfect Love." He was
accompanied on the piano by Miss
'Inn Hragg.
The entrance of the bridal party
was very Impressive, and was herald
ed by the strains of the wedding
march from "Lohengrin," Miss Hragg
presiding al the Instrument. The
bride's maids, Misses Ina and Mae Hot
kin and Trot King, school-day chums
of the bride, entered the church at
long distances In perfect lime, and
proceeded to the east aisle. They
were gowned alike In blue charmeiise
with tunics of blue chllTon edged
with pink roses, the gowns
were made with trains. The maids
wore black picture hats with bridles
fastened with pink roses, und carried
arm bouquets of Klllarney roses.
Following the bride's maids In equi
distances came the ushers, who
moved to the west aisle, and the sex
tette moved down their respective
aisles, with a poise that truly made
an Inspiring picture not soon to be
forgotten. On approaching tho altar,
the ministers arose and took their po
sition Immediately to tho front of
tho altar, and tho attendants took
their respective positions to the right
and left of them. Miss Mary Zook, a
cousin of the bride, as maid of honor,
then entered, and passed down the
west aisle. She was gowned In pink
meteor with bodice and tunic of
blue beaded net. Tho dress was
made with train, She wore a black
picture hat with bridle, fastened with
pink roses, and carried a shower bou
quet of Klllarney roses, thus the at
tendants carried out to its fullness
the bride's color scheme, blue and
pink.
Follow lug tho maid of honor came
the bride, who moved down the west
aisle, and us she approached the altar
she was met by the groom, and his
best man, Dr. Sherman llihbard, of
Kansas City, who entered from the
pulpit door. Anna Curry, the bride,
whomwuhavu known from her era
il lo to tho altar, never before hi her
life looked moro lovely: save perhaps
when she dressed In her llrst long
dress. On this most Joyous occasion
she wore a gown of cream white char
meiise, with bodice and draped tunic
of shadow lace. Tho girdle and long
train wero held In place at waist line
by pearl ornaments. She woro a bri
dal veil wltli wreath of lilies or tho
valley, and carried a shower bouquet
of bride's roses and lilies of the val
ley. Tho groom and his best ' man
and ushers wore I'rlnce Albert coats,
gray trousers with tics and gloes to
match.
At the altar the attendants and
ministers In semi-circle faced the au
dience, while the bride and groom,
the maid of honor and groomsman
faced the pulpit, and tho marriage
was Impressively performed. Tho
full ritual of the Methodist Kplscopal
church was employed, and the words
uniting these two souls with but a
single thought, two hearts that beat
as one, was performed by Hcv. T. K.
Arnholdt, of St. Joseph, a cousin of
the bride, wlio was assisted by the
bride's pastor, Hcv. .1. II. Thompson.
During the ceremony Miss Hragg
softly plajed the march from Lohen
grin, and upon the benediction being
pronounced, struck up the Mendel
ssohn, towhlch the party retired from
the church by couples by the east
aMe.
The couple and attendants, followed
by relatives ami the more Intimate
friends, repaired to the home of the
bride's parents, where hearty con
gratulations wero extended the happy
pair, after which a rellshable lunch
ton was served.
The bride Is the only girl In the
family of Mr. and Mrs, Curry, and by
this wedding a vacancy In the home
will come, that will be hard to lie
come reconciled to; hut It seems to be
the divine law that girls will marry
and leave all others dear, tor the ap
ple of her eje-but why should they
and her kindred and friends w Mi this
for her? Is It not after all, the true
life for her, or for any woman She
was born and reared In our little city,
and was educated In our school from
the primary to the High school, from
which she graduated In IIHH, and also
a graduate of the Northwestern uni
versity, of Kvanston, In lid'.'. During
the school year 1012-M.1 she was a
member of our High school faculty,
and since the time uplo her marriage
her time has been given to those stu
dies and things that might equip her
best to llll the position that wlllcome
to her by reason of her new relation,
ship In life. When quite young she
Identities herself with the M. K.
church, and haseverbeen a worker In
the church, and most earnest and sue
rtssf ul Sunday school worker: a life
embodying all tho most beautiful'
Christian attributes. A leader in so
cial and literary circles; of the high
est Ideals, and greatly beloved for
many beautiful traits of character.
She presented each of her maids with
a friendship circle pin.
The groom lias U'cn known here
from hid school days, and was reared
upon tlie farm, but since his gradua
tion has been mostly in the West,
where lie wasln a responsible position
with the Wells-Fargo Kxpress com
pany at Seattle, Wash. A young man
of splendid phjslqiic, und sterling
qualities, und pure life. He is popu
lar and numbers his friends by his ac
quaintances. Ills gift to his attend.
ams was a friendship circle stickpin.
They begin life together under the
most auspicious circumstances, and
their many friends will Join In wish
ing them a happy union. May their
pathway of life be strewn with the
Mowers of. successaud happiness, trust
ing ever that they may grow younger
as they grow older.
The popularity of this young
couple, and the esteem in which they
are held, were attested by the bridal
gifts, tho array of which was one of
the handsomest and most useful ever
seen In our little city.
They left on the .V.'lft evening train
for a brief honeymoon to Kansas
City. Humming to this city, they
will pack their effects and hie away
lo Mllo, Vernon county, this state,
where the couple will begin life to
gether on a farm, and the groom will
Hud In that wife a true help-mate In
the broadest and most comprehensi
ble sense.
Tho out-of-town guests, attending
the wedding reception, were:
Will H, Curry, Indianapolis, India
na; Mrs. J. C. 1'ltts and sister, Mrs.
I'erd Cramptou, Dr. Sherman mil
liard, of Kansas City: Adolph Stein
nietz, George Stelnmet. and wife,
Miss Anna Flegenbaum, Ljdla Gut
knecht, Itov. T. K. Arnholdt, wife
and daughter, Mrs, Marlah Denny,
Miss Maymlu Denny, St. Joseph;
Leonard llotkhi. Cherryvale, Kansas:
Miss X.lmu Hragg, Tarklo; Mr. and
Mrs. Lyon, Maltland,
To-Be-Paid-for Injuries.
Tlio postolllce appropriation lit II car
rjlng the large sum of i,'Siift,ooo,noo,
has been passed by congress, It, In.
chides an amendment which extends
to postolllce clerks, letter carriers,
rural free delivery carriers, mounted
letter carriers und postotllco messen
gers for Injuries received onduty,full
salary for one year, after Injury, with
an additional half salary for another
year If necessary and a 2,ooo lump
sum payment in case of death,
THE TWO ARK NOW (INK.
Consolidation of the News and Jeff
crsonian of Mound City,
a Good Move.
Tho two pipers at Mound City,
The JetTersonlan and The News, have
consolidated, and with this week's
Issue the News will become hyphe
nated under the title of the News
Jelfersonlan, and the proprietor of
the News, Mr. W. II. Mills, becomes
the owner. I tot 1 1 Mr. Mickey and
Mr. Mills became convinced of the
Heedlessness of two papers at that
city, and the result was that they got
together and made a deal satisfac
tory to both.
The News.Jc!Tcrsonlan will occupy
the Jelfersonlan building: and Mr.
Mickey lias not yet decided us to the
future, bin wants to continue In the
newspaper buslueis some where.
Among tho many excellent reasons
given by Mr. Mills for the consolida
tion he s.i):
"The day of numerous small news
paper plants is waning. The cost of
producing a good newspaper, such as
the people rightfully demand today,
has practically doubled within the
past ten jtars. The printer whoso
work now costs the publisher lift per
per week could have been hired for
8 to (10; the whltu paper that could
have been bought ten jears ago for
(l.fto per cwt now costs Ll.no, And
In like proportion the cost of opera
tion of newspaper plants have In
creased throughout the various Items.
"The Iwo newspapers maintained
two expensive plants; paid rent on
two buildings; hired two forces of
printers; four times eacli day sent
two reporters to the depot to gather
local news Items, and so on through
tho entire business. When the pa
pers came out, Just about the same
news Items appeared, and yet some
one had to pay for this double ser
vlco and It was the patrons of the
papers who were doing so."
The history or the JetTersonlan
shows many changes, and these
changes sustains the position taken
by Mr. Mills, and the conclusions ar
rived al by both Mr. Mills and Mr.
Mickey. The JetTersonlan Is the out
growth of the Mound City Times,
established In January 18W), by
Messrs. Carr ti Curnutt. In IU2,
Mr. Curnutt sold to Mr. Carr and In
lsvift W. S. Dray, now of Savannah,
became associated with Mr. Carr, and
the year following, I:mi, Mr. Carr
bought Mr. Dray's Interest.
In September, I8')7, a syndicate
composed of George lloltom, as pres.
Idem, and others, purchased the
Times plant, ami also the Holt
County Democrat, ami the Craig
Courier -all of Democratic persuasion
and launched forth "The Jelfer
sonlan.'' Klder Craig, a minis
ter of the Christian church at
Craig, and Interested In the Craig
Courier, was Installed as editor; Kil.
S. Hajesas business manager, and
Wm. Carr and John M. Ilasness In
charge of tho mechanical department
all these wero llnancially Interested
In some of these consolidated plants.
In lBtw, J. L. Mlnton became the
manager, and K. S. Tyson the editor,
who held the tripod until December,
WOO, when he retired for J. 0. Lig
gett. Ho was superceded a ear af
terwards by K. T. Fraker, and the
following j ear, December 2ft, Hhi2, J.
L. Mlnton became the editor.
Tho stock concern did not prove
either satisfactory or harmonious,
and it resulted In a sale of the plant
to P. S. Moores, who took charge of
the plant In January, Hkis. Mr.
Moores sold to Kd, Martindalu in
August, lli7, and Mr. F. S. Mickey
became the owner In January, I'.ios,
February l, lull, the Jelfersonlan
ceased publication, consolidating
with the Mound City News, with
Howard Mills as the owner of tho
Mound City News-JolTcrsoulan.
Tho Mound City News was estab-Hsbe-I
by G. J. & J. W. Spencer, In
August, 1S7U. Thoy sold to I'. .I.
Spencer & It. Drink In July, l-Sl.
They continued Its publication until
January, 18S.7; when J M. Ilasness
and Illrum Ilershberger became the
owners. In lssil, Kd. II, King bought
thu Ilershberger Interest. In lewi,
Mr, Ilasness sold to W. K. John anil
In May, 1WI7, O. II. King, now the
owner of the Maltland Herald, bought
Mr. John's Interest. In January,
HW2, Wesley King bought O. It's In
terest, who took il back In February,
llioft. On Septomber il, llion, tho two
King brothers, K. K, and O, It,, sold
the plant to J, U, Harrows, who con
ducted tho paper until May, wou,
when lie sold to thu present owner,
Howard W. Mills.
May you live long and prosper.
Tho Urst paper however, ever pub
lished In Mound City, was tho Spy,
established by George Howman, a
brother of C. W. How man, who es
tablished Tim Sr.NTiNia. Tho llrst
Issue of the Spy was dated July 2,
1874. The plant was moved to Gra
ham by Mr. Howman In July, 1875,
and L. M. May came along and on
October 17, I87ft, established the
"Mound City Globe." In July, lfi7,
Kd. Anlbal bought the plant, and It
suspended In January, 1877. In June,
l877,the paper was revived by Messrs.
Hall f: McPhcrson, and In January,
1871, li In-came the property of (J. K.
, Karnes. In June of thai )ear It
cllmU'd the golden stairway.
In l"7!i came the News, and It Is
still with us, and may II ever be so.
Rural Credits.
Administration rural credit bills
wero Introduced simultaneously In
the Senate and House, Thursday of
last week by Senator Fletcher, of
Florida, and Iteprcsentatlve Moss, of
Indiana. The bills am for long-term
farm loans. Kills for short-term
loans will he Introduced later.
The measures would establish In
the Treasury Department a Kurcau
of Farm Land Hanks under the di
rection of a commissioner, and make
provision for the formation of such
hanks In any statu under federal
charter and federal Inspection.
Any group of farmers within a
state might organlre co-operative
farm land banks, with power to Issue
bonds to raise funds from distant
money markets for farm develop
ment. Operations of the Individual
banks would ho confined within state
lines, though supervision will lie fed
eral, owing to tho variety of state
laws bearing upon land titles, taxa
tion, foreclosure and like subjects.
The banks would be strictly prohib
ited from doing "a city business."
Loans to farmers would not exceed
.VI per cent of the value of Improved
laudator extend moro than thirty-live
years. No Institution could begin
business without a foundation capital
and double liability provided for nat
ional banks. The amount of long
term business, which might be un
dertaken by any of the proposed
hank, could not exctrd tlfteen limes
the amount of paid up share capital
and surplus. They might accept any
iay Interests on deposits not exceed
ing fto per cent of capital and surplus
and receive deposits of postal savings
funds to the same extent,
Worth Knowing.
Territory of Louisiana, which in
cluded Missouri, established hy con
gress, March 2d, bill.
Territory of Louisiana organized by
congress on March ft, Isift.
The llrst American settlers In Ste.
Gemivlevu was In I7S1 John and Is.
rael Hodge.
The llrst American settlers to lo
cate within the present limits of Mis
souri was Daniel lloono.
The llrst In settle In Holt county
were I'eter ami Hlank Stephenson In
tho spring of I ".H, In what Is now
Forbes township.
Missouri was originally settled al
Ste. Genevieve In 17,11.
St. Louis was founded by Laclede,
Feb. Ift, I7ftl.
Thu purchase of Loulslanawasllnal
ly accomplished April .'Hi, InU.
The llrst settlement north of the
Missouri rher was made In what Is
now St. Charles county, In lTH'.i.
The llrst II vo counties In the terri
tory of Missouri was St. Louis, St.
Charles, Ste, Genevieve, Cape Girar
deau and New Madrid.
What They Growed.
The state board of agriculture's late
crop report for HU.'I Is on our table.
Holt county, It says, had an averagu
yield of 20 bushels of wheal per acre,
and corn an average of 21 bushels.
The total acreage of wheat was 14,
.'US'; and tho lotal jleld 37 t.oss bush
els. Thu average yield of oats was 32
bushels, and 0,1 Id acreage, with a to
tal yield of .':oi,3l2 bushels.
In corn, the average yield pur acre
was 21 bushels, and thu total acreage
was 11)1,370 acres, and the total yield
2,ltil,770 bushels. In tamo hay and
forage tho county had 11,3,77 acrusand
thu total , Wold was 11,101 tons,
The report of l'.U2 shows thu corn
acreage al thu same, with an averagu
20 bushels and u total yield of 3,02d,
7,'io. In wheat the 1UI2 acreage was
12,771, yielding a total of2!i.l,H02bush
ids averaging 2.1 bushels, Oats in 1D12
was sown to lO.XIS acres; average, 33
bushels; total )leld, 311,1.71 bushels.
Hay and forage In 1012, ll,3ftft acres
jlelding 11,1'JI tons.
As compared with 11)12 production,
by reason of the drouth of 1UI3 Holt
county produced H3I,W0 bushels less
corn and .'10,811 bushels less oats, but
garnered 1,318 tons more hay and for
age, and 80,28(1 moro bushels of wheat.

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