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A Visit to Our Store
A Careful Inspection of our Stock A Comparison of Prices and Quality is nil that is necessary to convince you thnt it is to your best interest to patronize us. We Have What You Want! Q What is the use of pnying hlh prices 9 when you enn buy from us nt Prices that are Right IJR1NG US YOUR CRKAM AND PRODUCK. Alkire Mercantile Co. FOREST CITY, MO. Chicks Die From Lack ol Shade In Summer. "Poultry csnnot. thrive In summer nless It Is provided with cool, shady uarters," sa)s II, L. Kern inter, of tin' Poultry I lepartmentof the Missouri College of Agriculture. "The young stncK will not make economical rout It. and there will ! a larger number of deaths anion,' them If their quarters arc not Mailed With mature stock thers'g production will lie cut down millu largely because of excessive heal." Ducks are especially susceptible to he direct rats of the hoi miii accord- nt; to Mr. Kemptler, anil one',should never attempt to rale them utiles hey lue shade. Poultry houses set on blocks so that the chicks can gd umlerneatlii orchards, patches of corn, etc., are measures which can I easily employed. Farmers will linn that a corn Held w III make one of the most 'all-factory places for raisin; the joung as soon as they. do not re- Itilre the close attention necetsary luring their early life. Patches of sunflowers planted now will he of great value later on, and he better growth the chicks will make and the Increased egg pro duction, will repay well an) effort made to provide more comfortable liiartcrs for the poultry Hocks. -G .1. Koock was a St. Joseph vis itor, Tuesday .of this week. lames Itamsey had business in St Joseph, Tuesday of this week. Prosecuting Attorney TlhWN was In Forbes, Tuesday of this week. I0I111 II. Keeves was In St. Jo- stph, Tuesday or this week on bush' ness. Charles K. Munti, of Mound City, had business In Oregon, Wednesday of this week. II, P. Dob) ns. the senior of this paper, visited with friends In Kansas' City, this week. W. Klien Smith, of Mound City, had business to look after In St. Jos eph for a day or two, this week. Tom Hughes, of Nodaway town sIiId, was looking afler business matters in St. Joseph lor a couple of days, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Seniney, of llu tchlnsuii. Kansas, came to Forest City last Saturday fur a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Kmll Welier. Mr. Weber being me father of .Mrs Sentney. Cook & Foster made riellwlrs of Dodge touting cars, lolly tiiilpped to the lollowlug parlies, this weik: A. VanDeveer. ol near White (.'loud landing, and to W. I. Ilodgln, of near Malllaud. Of course Jack, W W Dawson, Is happy, and there Is every reason in the world that lie shnu.il lie, as his wife presented him wllli a tine son, Tuesday, June 1.1, IMS. Dr. J. I.. Ilogan I" allcndauce. -(!. II. (Damp) Price went to St. Joseph, Wednesday of this week, to cjnsult his iliwiors In regard to his condition, lie has been n 1 1 u feeble for several weeks, but thinks he is a little belter at this writing. Merle Norrls has made a trade, exchanging his farm of Til acres In the Ma)!loner school district, to Charley Kurt near Now p.dnt.fnr 120 acres In l.anib county, Texas, I.ukelis .V Keown, hustling red estate agents of Oregon, made the deal. W W. Turner, a graihute of the American School of (Meupathy, of Klrksvllle, Mo,, has decided to locale here In Oregon, and will occupy the rooms In the Mutln lllock, In the rear of T. 0. Dungan's law uillce, as soon as they can be lilted up. Jas, P. Conn, and Hen F. Morgan bouttht "Oreen's Colonial Fur naces" of the T. I. Price Hardware Co., this week. Mr. Morgan will have this furnace Installed In the new bungalow he Is building on "Capital Hill," on the west aide of the city. A deal was made this week, by Lukens .V Keown, real estate agents of this city, whereby John F. Ilamiey exchanged his 1400 acre ranche In Southern Missouri for some income property In St. Joseph, and some grating land. The consideration was SIA per acre. - Wes Zschmsn, of the Nlckell's n wt I. whnnl fllfttrlt. la nrm nf tlm ha' jlesl men In his section right no , ana an on account ui mis little daughter his wife presented him with Wednesday morning of this week, June PI, IMS, Dr. J. L. Ilogan In attendance. l)r. vuieiey anu wiih, ui muuuu City, left Tuesday of this week for the "I'acllic Slope," where they will visit the two expositions. San Diego and San Francisco. While there the Doctor will attend the sessions of the American Medical Association, which convenes mere. - i i . ueorge ieuner, i aim un. Lawrence, left Wednesday noon of tills ween ror me iar west, uib h p ".Ion cities, San Diego and San- I .n.l.M l.olnir their ohlectlve polnU. They wilt be absent six weeks or more, as George said they were not going to rush things, but would take their lime ana see every iiiuik- lied Crown (ias.'ii rents C'hik A: I iii I'll lames Williams, of 1'orhes. look cd over the St. Joseph market. Tiles nay oi mis ween - Mrs. Sallle McKlmiey, nf Kansas (.iiy. is nere lor a visit witn r. i, Duugati and family Dr. Whltsell. eve and ear special' 1st. e corner nth and Kdmotul, St. j isepn notn piiones, mi. Dr. F. K. Ilullock, of Forest City, nai professional nusine s in m, ju S'ph. Tuesday of this week. Mrs. F. H, Ilullock. of Forest City Is vlltlng with her daughter, .sirs, iiatry Jiune, ot i-orues town snip. Mrs. C. K Meier visited with .Mrs. .i.i ;. i-ii iir ck ami lanniv. or Smith St. Jove nil. for a couolu uf na)s. mis ween. I. It. Peacher has had a new Hour nut In the oil cu of the Dote Wood land, and has also made other much needed Improvements. For Salt- .A Crown Piano, with guitar attachment snort as new. Call nn or address, p. ,v liarner, For' esti; tv. sin . I (out e II . II. Hardin, agent for the lie- trolter aulnmolilie al Malllarid, went, to Kansas City, Tuesday of this week o nrii L' ikck a car lie was ac cuinpaiiled by Wilson KauiTinan. . Ilargalus this week at The. Va rlety Store, (ialvanled and Tin Cnv crnl lurkels. l Cans. Il s i Pans, etc . at ll'c each, with a serviceable piece of tiraulleware free with every puiciiase. -Mrs, Alice Spoerle took her de narl lire ToeMlav evening of this week, for Seattle, Wasblngtnn. wliere she wld make an extended visit with hersMers. Mrs. P ill I oilman and sun, Harold. Coiinlv liecoriler. A (). Hankers and family, are now uregooltes hav nig reinoieil in s weeK irom (.ornilig 'I'lu'V are oct-uuilm; tlm haniDiiine t I, Jle)er resiiieni'o. We nut lliein one anil an, a nearly welcome. J. C, WHITMER, IDElsTTIST. DENTIST, n Office in ttas Moors B'Mf. Oregon, Mo. "-"ittSM"1 Phones, Old 91, Mutual 43. PROUD BUILDING. North Side of Square, Both Phones. V were Indeed glad to shake the hand of our old friend. Nate Smith. Saturday of last week, This was the tirst i me rcaie nan neen in town ror several week, as lie has been In feeble health ror a long time, lie is now fee nir a little iietter. and we sin cerely hope that he will continue to improve. Mrs. J, W. Anderson, wife of the oastor of the Methodist. RdIscodsI church, of this city, and their little grandson. Master Anuerson nemrose Iloyd, will leave the latter part of mis weeg ana spena a rew navs among rnrmer paristnoners at uniiii cothe. Mo., and from there to Ken. kuk. Iowa, to visit the Hon. J. O Iloyd. the father of the grandson, and then to ItrookBeld. Mo . to visit Mr. (3. H. Ilemrnse, Mrs. Anderson's brother, and she will also visit with cousins of Mr. Anderson, at Laclede ana uameron, mo, Mrs. (J. K. Mever and ton. Vern took their departure Tuesday evening of this week, for Stanford, Montana, where they will Join Mr. Meyer, who left for that point, a week or so ago. They will at once go to housekeeping In their own home. They will remain there until afler harvest, when thev wlllgo California, where they will visit t lie expositions ror several weens, ar ter which thev will locate at Ilerkelev wliere their son, Vern will enter the Ktitfl University. Their star will be Indefinite. The best wishes of hosts of friends goes with this estimable family, and the sincere wish of one and all Is that some day In the not distant future they will return and make their permanent home here with us in Oregon, Buy your golds of C. W King, The House of Quality. Announcement. I'he new llrm of Clayey, Williams and (iager will occup) their new building about July I with a com plete line nl everlhliig good In hard ware, harness, heating and plumbing. Mr. (.'lasbey, who has been In the hardware hulncs fur thu past 1' )ears, needs no Inl rislucl Ion. Mr. J II Williams and F x (iager, while new uiumiiers of the llrm, arc liotl well known, having been associated with Mr. Clasbey for thu p.ist few u-ats, They respectfully invite the public to visit them In their new headiiiar ters and Inspect their stock and will give courteous treatment always. riie llrm will be known as the W. II Clasbey Hardware Company. Savan nah Democrat, June II. Mr. J. II. Williams, one of the memliers of this llrm, In a former Holt county hoy, and a son of W. II Williams, of Forest City, lie Is a line workman and business man, and has hosts of friends In Holt county, who will Join with Tut: Skntinki. In wishing him success In his new un dertakltig A Surprise. Misses IMiia and Horence I.ukens, daughters of our well known, genial fellim-townsman, J. .1. I.ukens, left on Tuesday night for a well earned ViC.it Ion to he spent In visiting therel at Ins of their mother In various parts of thu slate of Ohio. They will also make a pleasure trip to Niagara Falls before reluming home. The younger sister, Miss Mabel, planned and carried out a surprise on the eve of their departure and Invited a few of the many friends of these estlma hlu young people, to the home on Monday night, where a delightful evening was spent, closing with ri' frcshnieiils, nicely served, Thu guc-ts on leaving gave expression tu hearty good wMies for thu )iitiug ladles ilur ing their extended visit Including the wish for a safe return to resume their duties In thu hume and the church. Program of Lewis Township Sun day School Convention, to bo held at Oregon, Sunday, June in i: A 'V'noon session at PreshUerlatt CllU'i-li :'.im n m , Singing by congregation Scr p ire I.ess.iii, by Itev J. W. A inli ii. Pr . h) P. C Dlsslnger. Sv .il tiilMiber. by Presh)teil.m Chilli. MIh.iims The Sunday School: "Its Ileal Ob Ject." II K. NoJ. "How Accom- ullshert?" T. A. I'lagelt "The Ite m's Attained." Mrs, Kathleen Me N'aul. Maltland. S ing Ik co'igrcgatlon. The tmpiirtaiu'eof Organization," 1 1) Kdtvard Fiilirman. 'The Home Department," by Mrs. W. K. St tilths. Why the 'Teen Age Is Critical," Mrs Susie II -i naurlce. S(ii'j, by Itev .1 W, Alinerson. Iienedlcilon. by Itev. W. I. Meyer Fuelling session at Alrdume: L'iii p. ui., Song by audience. Pa)er. b) II. II. Dawson. .Maria, by Evangelical Sunday hoal. Primary Work," by Mrs, Alberta Murphy. How to Improve the (leneral Kx crolses?" Discussed by Perry llrooks, liny Ktinkel, Harvey Kvans, J. C. Whltmer. Sol Mejer, .1. P. I.acey. Why Do I ecu Age Ilo)s Leave thu Sunday School?" Discussed by l: I. In Keaster, Jesse Cain, Pert Ma li. e. I! i: Weary, Don Martin, W. P. svliulte. .1. A. Kreek, Ward lleadley, Heed llalley. juarlel, by Christian Sunday school. Importance of (iraded Lessons," Discussed by Mesdaiues .1. A. Kreek, .eller, (ielvlu, It. C. Kunkel and Miss Mae Zacliniaii. (leneral Summary, by .1. W. Atuler son. Singing Adjournment, with the llenedlc lion. The committee was composed of the Township oillcers and Miperin lendenlr of the various Sunday schools. .1. J Li'Kknh, President. Kvima IIi.ack, Secretary. A Long Way Around. Mrs. D, II. Kunkel visited with her ulster, Mrs. Harry Pollock, of thuMar Ion school district, for afewdays,tlils week. Shu made a round about trip to get there, but succeeded all right She went from Oregon to Forest City on the Oregon Interurban train, Tnes. day morning, where she took the Ilur llngton's Vllllsca train to St. Joseph Here she met Mr. Pollock, wife, little son, his mother, her two little dsugh ters, Helen and Kll.sbetli, who were visiting at the Pollock home, all of them having driven to St. Joseph In his car, and from here she accompa nled them home In the car. A Close Call for the Eye. Harry R. Pollock, of the Marlon school district, came near losing his left eye, Monday of this week, June 14. He was repairing a "godevll," when a scale of Iron or steel Hew otlof one of the shovels, and stuck In the bsll of the left eye. He at once Jump ed Into hlacar, and went to St. Joseph wliere he called on Dr. W. 0. Proud who removed the scale of ateel from the eye, thoroughly cleansing and treating It, and Harry Is now getting along all right. Ilelng so prompt In getting the proper treatment and at tentlon, no Inflammation set up, and It Is now thought no further danger need be apprehended. Henry Adolph and wife were In St. Joseph, Tuesday of this week. Until July 4th. our special sale on Buggies and Spring Wagons will Interest you. If you are In the market you can't afford to overlook these prices. rjrlArlK ROSTER Doing Great Work. Sr. Jii"t:i'it, Mo., June II, lui-'i. Mv Dk.'.ii F.tiiiuii-:-Perhaps Hie reade'fc uf )our paper, many of whom are very dear friends, a lit be Interest ed tu know that we have had the best )ear of all my ministry, thus far, In connection will, my work here at St Paul's church In M Joseph, I'p to late I havu received M persons Into the chinch, solemuled I' wuddiugs, conducted 'J I funerals, preached '.'.I times, and have touched almost ever) corner of tills great city, in mission work, In slum, shop, factory, and homes for thu aged, My benevolences will aggregatuijiilte a lit t It: more t liati tIihi,! he largest amount ever given by the charge In Its liMtny, fur benevo lent purposes, Thu must congenial spirit prevails between pastor and people, and thu out look Is very en outraging. Asa token of apprecia tlun on thu part of the church and of tidal hoard, for thu work done, they have gri'iited thu pastor and Ills wlfu a vacation of six weeks, which thuy will spend on thu I'acllic Coast, visit lug Santa le, the capital of New Mexico; Albuiuuriiie, thu Petrlllud Forests, thu tlraiid ('anon, and Phot nix, enroule, stopping at Los Angeles San Diego, Catlllna Islands, and oth er places of Interest In Southern Call fornix, then going to ban I ranclsco for a week, when they will proceed north to Salem, Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, II C, wheru they will spend a few days In taking In the sights, when they will return via the Canadian Pacific, through Medicine Hat, Winnipeg, St. Paul and home. They will start on the morning of the ftth of July. Yours Very Truly," J. How'ahu TnosirHiiN, Presbyterian Notes. Children's Dsy was a beautiful June dsy and there was a good crowd at both the services, 175 at Sunday school and. '100 at the II o clock hour. The exercises were the best weliave had for many years and every number by both the children and the older people was very Interesting. The music by the choir and solos by Mrs llobert Noellsch and Miss Alberta lirsgg were unusually good. Mr, Robert Montgomery's paper on the early history of the church and Sun' dsy school was of great Interest It will be found In another column of this Issue, and the older people espeel ally will enjoying reading It. The Sunday school has had but tlve superintendents In Its 00 Tears of his tor.v. Mr. Montgomery holding that position for about 30 years. The collection for Sunday school missions amounted to 117.20. Preaching by the pastor next Sun day at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Prayer meeting this evening at 8 o'clock. Christian Endeavor at 7 p. m., Sun. day. Miss Virginia Netherland Is the leader and the subject, "Christ's Call to the Young Womtn of Today." Luke 10:33-42. T. A. Claosot, Pastor. OUR FIRST NOTE about GREEN'S COLONIAL FURNACE OUMH CotoniAi. FuartAa If you will let iislnstallaOreeu's Colonial Furnace In )otir residence, peace will be declared at once, This Is found to liu the case In the '.'I Colonial Furnacis we have sold In the (own andcoiintry. The) sat isfy, and are made of the very best material. Let us sell you (irt-rii'H Colonial. Too Many Refrigerators and our prices have been reduced. Now Is your time to buy a good llefrlgerator for a little money. For the very best Hardware, an to THE "ELI" HARDWARE STORE T. L. PRICE, Mnnnifcr West Side Square OKI-CON, MO. r I PUBLIC AUCTION I will sell at public auction at the North Side of the Court House, on SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1915 beginning at 2 o'clock, the following property: One Bay Mare, 7 years old One Good Milk Cow, 7 years old One 3-inch Schuttler Wagon This property is sold to satisfy a note that I hold against Eugene Blngg. J. R. BROWN lasD J Iti'iidily iidn ptii bin to all Hitniitimw. with itf ability to nitmt and owr:otut tlm tiiiiiHiial, tint Ford in tlm vtw tor your toiirn and ciiinpiiiK expHilitloiiN, an wnll as lining a RtniiiiiiH utility in tlm deniandH of evoryday life. Aver hkIiir about two citntH mv milt) to op orata and maintain. Marring the unforenn, overy rotail buyer of a new Ford ear, lmtwenn AiiKUHt 1114 and August 11)15, will receive from 40 to 110 an a nliare of the Ford Motor Company's piolitn. Tourlnit Car 1190; Uunabout 1410; Town Car fliK); Coupelet750; Sedan $U73; f. o. b. Detroit with all equipment. On display and sale at Keeves HraiM Auto Co., Oregon and Mound City, Mo. 1 Miss Ethel King, who visited her grandparents, Jacob King and wife,' a few days, last week, returned to her home In St. Joseph, Saturday last, and was accompanied by Miss Esther Kslley, who will make her a visit. . Mrs. Ji 0. Fltts, or Kansas City, came up Tuesday evening, ot this week, to sea that One nephew ofliers that arrived at the home .of W, W. Dawson and wife, Tuesday, June 15, .,'rtrf ;. w.