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held August is-'Jl. Mrs, .tennlo Millions lias an or Kan for vale or trade. Sec Benton ft Kcown for low rate money on farm loam. 0. M. KliMoo lias removed, wllh Ills daughters to Leslie, Iowa. -T. C. ZKIjM',11, Tlio Auctioneer, Oregon, Mo. Prices reasonable. Shoes and Harness Itcpalrcd by Claro Castle. Kast side of square. For Sale Hedge Posts. Call on or address, . i. w. Milin,Oregoti,Mo.,ll.l. ltay Stewart and A. McDonald liad business In St. Joseph, this week If In need of a loan, better read llcnton ft Kconn'sad. In this Issue. Allan St.itili'1'. nf tllunlmv. uns In Oregon on business, one day last WCCK. Ilev. .1. S. Cuniilnliim l Irctnr I lik al Springfield, (his stale, this ween. Special I'ebruary llargalnsln Iliitr gy Whips at Clare Castle's. Hast side of square. Seed oats for sale, almiil 7oi)btish els. Call on or address Allen Cordrey, rorbes, Mo. Miss Irene Slanley, of Atchison, ias., is now me stenographer for vv II. Illchards. A new lts vlllriis' Is belli? creeled on Hie Mie Cooper farm, In thu Na Pier viclnliy. HaMiess.V Foster report the sale oi mil electric citilppcd Met, roadster tot;, .i. inini. T. A. Long, I). V. S, Up-to-date cterlnary. Otllco al home. Ilotl Miotics, No. IX Alfred Haider was on the St. Jo. scph market, last week, with two car loins oi lai came. Harness A: I'uster retinrt tin. vil. of electric equipped Overland touring car to i.yie neniier. Mrs. Colo Ilamiu. of St. .losoiih Is visiting hero with her parents, C i. I uiirniaii and wife, Dr. Whltscll. evu ami enr smvlil 1st; so corner nth and Kdmontl, St. Joseph. Hot It l'liones, UI3. Dr. Thatcher report a line boy baby born to Kd Carroll and wife, Wednesday, February I, lull. Clare Castle has moved his Harness Shop to the hast side of the square, urn uoor south oi variety More Horse, Iluggyand Harness for silo. norso isgcmie ror any latiy to drive Address, Lock llox I1M, Oregon, Mo. If loll are uolnir next snrliu'. l,i tcrtco llentonand Keown now and get me rruneiitiai live percent money. See me for Coal and Feed. Schul te Brothers' Warehouse. A. W. Ski-man. -Curtis Whltmer and Kd. Watson were In St. Joseph, Monday of this ckk, ami wniie mere bought Hhcad 01 cows. -Henry Vogel and wife, of Itlch vllle, attended the funeral of their niece, Mrs. Kd. Wehrll, who died January 30. For Sale-A fnll blood Duroc Jer sey imar, weight about inn. Call on or address, I it, Cunningham, Ore gon, Mo., route 4, II. W. Headley, now In his Mil year, was In town Momlav transact Iiik business, and doing as well as the averaKe man at wi. Iteincinber that wu will send you nil'. M'.ntini'.i. and Kansas City vt corny Mar, one jear, ror only l..iO price of Tin. Skstiski. alone. Itobert II. Hughes and (Jracu 0, Smith, of Oregon, were granted a marriage license In St. Joseph, Mou. day, of this week, February It. M.S. Conrad has closed a pom. tract with Milt. Vanllcnliig for the erection or a neat llve.rouin cottagoon his lot In thu Highland addition. -James Kcnnlsh, the Poland-China man, sold a sow from Ids hog family for a 100 William, John Wilcox, of Ottawa, Kas., belli); the purchaser. Wanted-To list at a reasonable per cent, some good firms worth the money. Wo can sell them. GUKKNK, lllllllAIIII ti (illKKNK. N. U. Pierce, of Scntstbluir, Ne braska, writes us and says all of the Holtcountjltes out there are well, and sends regards to his numerous friends. Kdgar Muse and family have re moved to Stapleton, Nebraska, where they expect to make, their future home. May health and prosperity at tend them In their new home. Land Excursion to Beardon, Arkansas, Tuesday, February 17th, 1014. Reduced Bates. Inquire of F. L. ZELLER, Oregon, Mo. I have opened up a Feed and Coal business In Schulte Ilrothers' Warehouse Come and see me before making your orders. Albkut W. Smvan, Corn forSalc Crib measure. Two mllesnortheastof Itlchvllle. CallU.C. Martin, Farmers' phone, Oregon, or write II. Modes, lilpj Illicit. Ave., St. Joe, Mo. We are glad lo learn Ihat Mrs. l.ce Meadow, of Triumph, has so far recovered from her recent operation for appendicitis, as lo be able to re turn lo her home. Leo Pelrce, of Lincoln, Neb., Is here for the present, to help Ids fa ther "catch up ' with his work, by the time circuit court meets, which will be February 'J.I. Joe II. Murray made a business trl)i to Winona, Mo., last week. Mrs. M. accompanied him as far as Pleas ant Hill, where she visited with rela tives for a few da)s. Look!' If you have any livestock', a farm or anything to sell, or If you want to buy, see Dr. T. A. Long, thu veterinary. Olllce opposite O. II. dcpol, Oregon, Mo. I. II, For Sale One span of good Marc'"nic neighborhood. Mules, about In (ears old: will weigh) 1'jiK): also one good mare, weight about 1 1.Vl. Call on or address, James Cordrey, Oregon, Mo.. Itoute.V VI .,.... ft... III,. In tllt I.., ,.1111,; vf n,. lice, Ilea, mango and all disease L'crms-can bu used the coldest dav est dajs, easily applied. If not absolutely sat Isfactory. no pay. Sold by Frank 'oster. Mrs. K. T. McFarlandaiidchll ren, of Lawrence, Kansas, who have iK'en visiting here, the guests of her parents, I'ncle Jlinmle Curtis anil wife, of I'lilon school district, re tired home, this week. Several farmers are Ixiostlm- for a farmers' lumber yard to be organized In Mound City, where they can liny limner ai reuiiccu prices, ami nave In satisfaction nf l'i'IIIiil- Him stand ard grades ami what they want. .ews-.ieiier.soinaii, Your unrestricted choice of any Overcoat in the house . $13. 50 Koock at Oregon -Charley Walters, of Frulla, Colo,, Is here vMtltik llrother Hob, and olh r r.,lxtlea. Iln I lookhiL' for a r.Fni in r..ni. ilia ulfu and children, are at Arappahoe, Neb., vlsltlni;. Thu Squaw Creek drainage com missioners wero In session here Wednesday, of last wcuk, and appro priated H.'l'X) for the purpose or re pairing levees and clcaiilni; out ditch es -Dry Dip will positively kill lice, ; Ileas, manuu and all disease worms-! can be used thu coldest dajs without Injury to your Iiok. Try It. Sold iindur iKislilvu ir uaranteu by Frank Foster. C ('. Ilrown, of near Napier, called us up Wednesday of lids week, and said, "advertising sure pajs, "the lilt I ml vnu run liit. wpMlf. nilvprlls. Iiik' baled alfalfa, for sale, has made sales as far away as Colorado." Wo acknowledge a very pleasant call from Klder PucKell.or l alrrax, who was here Wednesday last, and conducted tho funeral of Charles Ilrown. He was an old soldier, ser- vlni' in thu 41th Missouri Infantry. Wo are indeed elad to learn that. the Mulu three-year old baby boy of l ar Wl son and wife, who has been so dani'crously sick with pneumonia lor several nays, is now some ueiter, and Is thought to bo out of danger. President Wilson has sinned tlm bill providing for the payment of pos tal money orders, at any money order otllce. In tho ODlnlon of Postmaster. General llurleson, It will (,'reatly In crease the volume of money order business, and prove a great help to tlm liiiftlnoftii nnhlll. fylvlnir k Ik Haas to the money order, the virtues and convenience oi m uu uraii. I Charles W. llartram and wife J were In Maltland, Wednesday of this j week, In attendance at the funeral of his father, 0. P. llartram. D. P. 1 Dob.vns, the Senior of this paper, was also In attendance, I Where aro you l'oIiil'V Don't leave Holt county. We need von here. Seu us, write us or 'phono us. We have some good farms for good farmers on good terms, GiiKKNi:, Hiiiiiaiiii .V Cii.'.r.Ni:. A St. Louis man picked up a hunch of III! mules In Callaway conn ty thu other day for which he handed over the neat sum of C!.i,000, or an average of a little, over iXSI a head. .Mules are mtilcs-and also bring good money. Handsome wedding cards are out, anntioiinclhg the marriage of Maude .May, daughter (it .sir. anil .Mrs. L,. K Hoffman, of tlm Marlon u'linnl ill 'trlcl, Wednesday, February IS, 111, I to Mr. William Wesley Hurst, of the We enjoyed a call TlpsiIiv from Judge (Icorgc Meier, of Crab., who was hero to visit his Fnclc, Oeorge Meyer, who Is now near his 7th mile stone. Tho Judge has null the farm n ! and ho and wlfu are taking llfocasy a cozy nine Home in uraig. The Itliliv tr lends of Mr. and Mrs T. C. Fuller, of the Klmscy district, wbo have been absent In Washington, on an extended visit, will lie pleased to know thai they have returned to their home, and that Mrs. Fuller Is somewhat Improved In health. S. W. CuniiltiKliam, a leading clt lcn, of Ilnlo, Nebraska, and a larKe land owner of Holt county soli on this sldi of tin rlvttr. firruss frnm Hit. lo, was III Oregon, this week, on bust ness, and while here made us a pleas ant call. James Oh'ilcn, from this slilu of the river was also here. Mrs. Kninia Phllbrlck and daiiKh- ter, Klolse, returned Tuesday nlht icr, r.ioise, reiurneu xucmi ihkiii frnm a Iwn ueeks' visit with her sis ter, Mrs. II. W. Caskcy and family, of Fremont, Nebraska. Mr. Phllbrlck, accompanied them out, returned Fri day of last week. Mrs. K. A. Dunham, who has benii sn verv 111 the oast two weeks. ter. Mrs. II ' Is now some better. Dr. Schmld.of St. Joseph, was here In consultation her physician, Dr. Kvans. Mr. 'umiam s inouiur, oi "" . lias "'"' ttltl' ll0r mi,c1' of 1,10 iimv- -Kvery citizen or our little citj, and our county, loo, who lias ucen loaded to thu guards with suppressed winter weather comment, had an op portunity to unburden himself, Fri day last, nth Instant. The cold snap forced the temperature down to 8 de grees below zero at this place, and was tho tlrst real cold weather of thu winter. A, Schwartz, who, In 1878, was In tho mercantile business at New Point, is on a visit with old-tlmu Holt county friends. Ho Is accompa nied by his wife, who was formerly Ella Marlon. They aro now residing In F.IIteiio, Okla., where thoy located In 1803, They were here a few days visiting James Ilamsay. We acknowl edge a friendly call. Mrs. D. P. Lowls, of Kansas City, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. J. Wakoly, of Maltland, were hero Wednesday, visiting her sister, Mrs. Alma Jones. Mrs. Wakely returned home In the evening, and Mrs. Lewis went to her home from here Thurs day. Tub Skntinkl acknowledges a most enjoyable call from the three, who were accompanied by Miss Ilelen Jones. Best On Earth. The lure of the Loess laud, ceded by soil experts to bu the best land the world has ever known, Is airaln demonstrated by thu fact that our farmers aru litiyltnf this kind of soil. Our L'ood friend, II. S. Older, has bought Ills second bill acres, known a lliu u. I.. (iltKoti tract, one or the best quarters In Southern Holt, prov ing thai a man of thrift and Kood Jlidh'tneul, can liny this kind of soil, the kind that never falls to crop, and nay for It at the nresent nrlceof MV to t:'00 per acre. There Is notlilnv: as sure as an Investment In wood land Gets the Plum. Tint Si:ntinki. sends Its heartiest and slncercsi congratulations to Frank Freytaif, owner of tho St. Jo. seph Observer, on his appointment to the post m aste rslilp or St. .lose pi i, the Ih-sL nollt lc.it ii Contreslonal district, tho salary be hi)? W,mio per year. ri... i..i i. . ...... mini in me rourin IIV .I'l'Vlllllltllll 1 il IIIUl. Ill' served one, for hehas been a hewer of wood and drawer of water for his party since hu reached Id majority ever in the llt'ht, and In Its thickest. It Is i-uod tu his nianv friends and is peclallr thu members of the North west .Missouri Press association. Injured In n Runaway. Mist 1.tt ll.trr flMlilnr .if r.ltin Derr and wife, of the Woods school illtrlit. niftt. ulfl, iiulli, n knpln,i nia cldeiii, Thursday of last week, Febru ary . Shu had come to town In a liiik'O", drlvliiK a single horse, and In driving aloiiK the street, near Sam ll,il;l.,i'. nrnni.l,. II,.. I ,.... I.,w t 'vm i'iuivi J t I isj iiui nu twtaiiiu frlnhtened at a iIok barklm; and ran nna). iiiiiiini; tier uui over inu iiau board, severely bruislm; thu left side nf her head and face, tearlnir thuskln ftlT flf luip tin 111 tlla 411,1 liplllkllu. her body In places. She Is now nble to lie up ami around, lint is siiiiqiiuu sore. The horse, was not Injured, Inn i no nutw was pretty wen wrecKeu. $32,900 Involved. Gcorgo S. Lukens, one of our hint ling real estate dealers, closed one of the blirircst land deals ever mailn In Holt county, Monday of this week, February n, 1U14, the deal being lug made between Joe II. Murray, of this city, and Kd Hunt., about 11 miles north of Oregon, whereby Mr. Murray traded '.'Oil acres, about eight miles southeast of Oregon. In tlm Highland district, known as thu W. h. Sims place, valued In the transac Hon al I2,.'i0O, for 1,')0 acres of tlm oer land In Shannon county, this state, and owned by Mr. Hunt., the valuation being 20,500. Mr. Lukens handled both ends of tho deal, with perfect satisfaction to botli parties interested, Luther Dawson, who has bcon so long connected with the Home Tele phone company here, will sever his connection with the comnanv In a couple of weeks, and takes an Interest in tne urcgoiu'ressed Stono company, taking an active part In Its alTalrs. Ho will bo succeeded hv Tonv livers. of Mound City, a young man who comes highly recommended, and we trust ho will be well pleased with his Job, and new business associations. Alt Kunkcl and family left this week for Itcdfern, Oklahoma, where they expect to mako their home In the future. Alt is largely Interested In oil lands In that section and has over ono hundred acres right In the oll-praduclng belt. He has several good prospects now, and more In sight. Well, we do sincerely hope that Alt strikes It "rich," for he Is In every way deserving, and that he and family may enjoy good health In vuvir nan iiuiuu. HOLT CIUINTV KOA MAKKHS The County Court Names the Road Overseers for 1914 A Good Gang. No. District. Overseer. I Kure!a-Wm. Caldwell. '.'-Klni; drove. .'I -Harmony-J. II. Ilutts, 4 - .Minnesota Vallcy-O. F. Fell. C Dale Center .lesse F. Wehrll. II Lonesiime. 7-Mt. Ilopc-W. II. Dovcll. 5- Star-i:. W. OrcKory. ti HoK'refe-Geo. Vondcrschmldt. ln-llriish Collcfe-V. II. Dovell. 11-Clicrrydale-W. II. Fltrj-crald. ll!-Llbcrty-.lohn F. Miller. l.1-ltos Grove-Jacob Wehrll. U-Squaw- Creek Forest Tuck. I.'.-Plne HIII-I T. Jones. M-Itlslni; Sun. 17-Frank!ln-Thos. Prather. Is-Soutb Ccnler-D. II. Kclllcr. Iti-Plcasant llllllacob Wehrll. '.'o-Siimmli. al Wild lloe Millard Stockwcll. '.S-Nortli Ceiitcr-A. I).Cuntilin!ham LM-Jlarletta-ueo. oiidcrschmldt LM-Kclso. W-Mlneral Springs-Henry Armack. .ii lioruon v. u. Karns. 27 Croscil Farl Karns. -Illchland. L.i Trlumph-A. Karns, .ID-Falrvlew t. R. Ho.liln. .11 Slilloli IM. Shiill. .-llKbyU. S. Ilrown. ai-lllalr-lt.S. Ilrown. :i-Klm (Jrovo-T. T. Wilson. .V-Cottonwood-l. W. Smith Jr. .I'l (I etn a c J. II Mnrrls. 37Walkcr Vcs. Hunker. .T Fortescuu Thos. Hunker. Walnut Grove Chas. Williams. Montlcello C. 0. Ilrown. llcnton. Sam Nowles. Lincoln Jas. Cain. New Point Chas. PeiinliiL'Inii. U -Marlon C. F. Hornecker. Nlckell's Grove J. F. Sahlcn. ID Divide T. F. Derr. 47- I'nlon -W. J, Glass, 4S-ICImscy. 4t)-Kxodus-A. W. VanCamp. V)-ldlowlldc-K. Llppohl, fl Ilurr Oak Vlnco Hopper. .12 Ilnistll Colleuo-Thos. Kol.ir. ri.l-Oikland-,1. F. Mitchell. 51 Woods Krncst Oppcnlandcr. M Rlchvlllo M. M. Mclnlvrn. Cfl-Mayilower-Hui-li Ilrohan. 07 Monarch Hob. Ktllott. MHlKh!and-L. R. Cunningham. 59-Whlte-l). E. IlolTmin. iW-Culp-John W. Stephenson. oi-iiiurr oity-John Marrlner. 112-Shaffer-J. 0. Comer. 03-Chambcrs. nt-Iliker-H. h. Moore. W-Plorco-J. A. Milne. M-Forbes-F. M. Morris. 07-OikOrovo-F. M. Morris. iW-Wllson-Allen llrock. il!iCornlnir-Au. Sliroeder. 7U-Cralir-S. T. Thomnsnn. 71 Maltland Frank Gibson. 72 Mound Cltv II. S. Kl,iu,.n 73 IIIkcIow Allen Notley. it-Forest CltyWm. Fltzmatirlcc. .j-OreK'on Andy llurrler. A Marriage. A WCddilll.' Of llioru than nnllnar.- interest, 10 mo o iler socleiv n,t n our fair city, took nlaco at tlm i.pui tlf ill home of Mrs. lira Ware, Tucs nay ariernoon or this week, Feb. 10 iiui, w lien Sirs. Waro was united Ii marriage to Mr. Frank Matthows also or Oregon, In the presence of a few of tho bride's most Intimate friends, tho ceremony being perform ed by the bride's pastor, the Ilev. J, II. Thompson. Mrs. Ware lias spent Iter whole life In this community, and Is therefore known far and wide. Her friends aro numbered by her acquaintances She has all her life been IntlmnioH. associated with tho church and has been and Is now onu of its siaunriiPtt supporters and workers. Shu too has been a leader In the best soclniv nir cles during all thesa years and both the church folk anil tlm snelniv fait. aru delighted to know that she will remain here for tho nresnni. ni. l,..i Mr. Matthows. thu L'rnnm uns rlr,c,.l,. connected with the business Interests or our city last summer, and Ii there iu,u nun mill li&vuriiUl)- KIIOWII. HI is a man of sterling Inteirrltv. a nrom merit member of tho same church as iiih iiriiiH mm nnji mnttv r.mn.ia i.n lllmllt.. TIlAV url I mifra l,nl. I . T -" " - ..... ...wnw t.icn IIUII1U In Oregon for the present, not having ..uiii.ii.uij nuibicti un any iiiau ior 1110 riltlirii A Iln. l.n cream, cake and coffee wero served iiusih oi irieniis win wish tliem Joy happiness and the richest of blessing! II IIIUI, .-ClUll'U Hill Live Stock Notes. ..'rum HI, ,Iom'iIi l.lwi SliK'k .lourmil, Itccelpts wero boosted Saltmine. Ireb. 7th. by thu following shipments In from Holt county, Slo.; U. K. Twy. man and John Cottier each sent In a carlnail nr tnlToil ctru-L- 1 n v..i.. --- .-. vi. ..u.iua. a carload of cattle, and W. A. S. Dorr a carioau oi nogs. Card of Thanks. Wfl liffitrA Ift arn,.M deepest senso of gratitude to neighbors and friends, who came to our help during the Illness and death of our husband and father. MllS. ClIAHLBS DltOWN AND ClIlLDIIBN. JJ--l--l-----5 PIANOS of Real Merit. .c4 I li;ivo PiaiKH mid I'layist'-l'iniiort (if Kunl Mtii'it; ii lid I luivu not tin; leant doiilit but that any UiiIiIiihciI and Coinpi'lt'iit Jndfjo will nurci! that thu imlitics that k to makt! an In ftriiiiiiintot'lioal Worth aro (inihodlud in thu Baldwin .Maku. And not only thin, but thoy havo Dintlno tivts Ki.'ntiirt'H that aro Not Moro Talking I'oinlH, but Foatnros Worth Wliilo. Thotti) ft'aturos to gothor with tho otlior vory nocesHary iinli th.'H, won for them Tlio Grand (iold Modal at both tho Paris and tho HI. l.Ollirt KxpOHitioilH. Kliall bo glad to hnvo you call and lot mo tdiow you. i i i s 5 Carev E. Bunker 3 i OUKGON, MO. "rianos of Touch, Tone and and Quality" and Ylctrelas. Educational News. (II V KAUL A. UOCK, C0UNTV SUIT.) Secretary of Stato. Cornelius Itouh. has sent thirty-two copies of the Illue Hook for distribution lmnnirtlii, schools of tho countv. TI lfBil llAAlfU contain much valuablo material, and may be used vory advantageously In the teaching of history, civics and geography. Tlio Department of Kduc&tlnn. Washington. I). C. Is mittlm nn I somo excellent bulletins on the bet terment Of rural schools. Thesn Iml. letlns may be obtained for the asking. Kvery teacher and patron should se cure It and read many of these bulle tins. Address "Hurcau or Education, Washington, D.C.," when wrlllng for such. F.iamliialloti iiucstlotwfnr timiiiini luarter are being sent the teachers. hxaminatlons aro to be conducted Wednesday and Thursday preceding the Closo Of the llllarler. I'.nrnnlw should see to It that pupils aro In at- lenuance on inose days. Tcacliors aro not required to give special exam inations for a nunll Who Una nliennt tho dajs on which examinations were given. The teachers' meetlm? imi,i m Mound City last Saturday was not as woll attended as It should Of courso teachers have tho excuse. that Saturday Is the onh- iln- ti,.- have to do extra work; but the law makes It a teacher's duly to attend these meetings. If tllll nil lit In ire d.n not Interesting and Irksome, It Is the lauit or ine leacners and not the nro- gram or the meeting. Teachers and parents aru requested to brimr nmi,. lems to the meetlmr for Snllll Inn nn,l discussion. If you have an Idea that you think a good ono and would like to see II tried you aro welcome at all limes to present It for consideration. " puMiuie, a trial win be g veil 1'p i"t meeting will be held at Malt anil. Kaliinlni. l-.,i........ .r. May every teacher who lias not at tended two of these meetings be pres. cut on that day. Como with some new Ideas, and problems for discus. sion ami solution, President. Ulr-liinlw.,, nr,i.x. ., west Normal, writes that he is af ranging a special course In Iturai .coiiomy ror the, coming summer term. T hu cniirsii u iio,7,i...i " dally for rural teachers. I'.n.rv ri..,i teacher attending summer school should Invest Igatu this course. Tlm Sit.alM l).,npt,.i,t. nt 1.-.1 ..... . ...,v,i. u, ..iiueaiion has made somo new rulings, regard lug approved school grades. Persons contemplating making approved grants i snotiKl look Into this matter. W rlln tlm Pniinti Cm.m..i. i . . ..' , w..,,v, .jmv, iiiiunuuiii, jor further Information. The next examination for teachers' certificates will be held at the Oregon School bu d ng, Friday and Satunlav March 0 and 1. The order of subjecu oaiuo na nereioiore. l'ersons who havo never taught Blintllrl cnKIIra n l,ll. ...!, """.J.' . . . - iiiKii-auiiuoi cretin blank from the County Superintend- ffl'.yV! br'nth?"; 'iKli-schoolcred Its at the time of the examination. i'P , i-n m i im - V V V i'M- TtWc.,iK;.,Wii'U.VW.M.'y i Auk..- K. v j. . ' imwuiii 'i T V iirivlifHirfm-rr- '