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S2D YEAR , 'OREGON, MISSOURI FRIDAY, JANUARY fl, 1917. ' NUMBER afeft '
IMPORTANT 116 DATA?" y jftf jmBjsnV H "jMEE THAT "EAT AS ONK. E&liHBM fe L3SU Some Real Interesting Items About the Year 116 Boiled Down. There were two affraya In which four persons received stall wounds. The paving of 13 blocks of street in the city of Oregon was completed December 2. The first contract was begun on June 7, and the second, July The Hla-htand drains district was incorporated at the October, 1010, term of our circuit court. Theie were seven veterans of the Civil War who answered their final roll call, four of whom resided at Ore (ton. There were 30 births In the month of April one for eac. h day of the month, 13 were boys and 17 were girls. There was a total of 2 14 births during the year 12S boys and 119 (Iris. Oscar W8lmerly and son, Errett. were killed by lightning, July 18, ear Oregon. ' The' first deaths oecuring during the year were: Mrs. Albert Roecker. fed C4, and Mrs. Jan. Crlswell, aged vs. ootn on January i me last deaths or the vur nn those of Mrs. J. M. Crlder, aged 10, no air, oamey Dtaicup, twin on ue mber 28. First to lose life, by being drowned was Bonatd Tlbbela.aged 17, at Big Lake, May 30. 7 Chrlitmu Day was .made especially aad to relative and, friends by the death of Kenneth Ktmlwl, of Oregon, peeember 26, and Mrs, David Whist, ler. of MalUand.aged 63. First death in auto accident was Frank Thatcher, aged 16, near Ore ran. Aarll 25. - There- were .11 deaths during the mama at. 4 nuary uie largest mORUl IV death nnn ever Vnnn ha There was one suicide during the Ksr; that of William Green, at Craig, cernber 17, aged 37, who shot him elf with revolver. The oldest, persons to die were Jas. Brohan, January 6, aged M, and Mrs. Nancy Jackson, January 10, aged M. There were 61 deaths, whosa ban was 70 yean and over. 27 of-that were 80 and under 00, and 3 were 80 and under 100. There were 81 males, whose, average age was 77 H years) there were 32 females, average act. 78 vears and 2 mrnitha. . The largest 'and deals of theNear jrerc:- A.. It. Ware to.J. E. Stlllwell, 730 acres, In 69. 38, for $83,000. John Wellman to Edith and Davis Pat terson, und. Interest In wV, ne and H nw 31, 69, 37. for 888,000.. Joe In SO, 38, for $80,000 Probate Judee Harry M. Dungan probated 24 wills during the year. The first births of 1916 were: A son to Roy Hershner and uHf. Jan. uary 1, and. a daughter to J. S. Laue kemper, January 1. The last birth was that of a girl to Bud Hughes and wife. December 31. Jack Drvden mt ChrWtma. nak. ago a girl baby presented to him by his wife. ' The first to be fatally bumed was Mrs. Mary Qulmby, of Oregon, aged 01, on January 12, clothing ignited i im stove, una died Janu First suiMan riaalh. !.., John M. llll-nard from heart disease, at Oregon, January 11. : By a vote of10.444 to. 2,175, the land owners In tha Smm rmx. lflnf district decided to extend the time of corporation and also to extend the boundaries Total acreare represented, 10,563 acres. The Craig post office was robbed on the night of October 15: 8600 in curelT " 1 mount eMn The New Point post office waa rob- uctiren fio in cash secured. The first fire waa that of the resl 2!!!' "'iii?.1"?, ,one, Oregon, Janu ary 5. slls-ht duuM. The last firs was that of alight damage to the home of Ananias Tabl, AM " - - - AO y Jeasa tfulisirltU waa - a-.. ride In wto ambulance; taken to For ' " City en aeeovnt of aDDeaairitla. w.ht went to M8 at Chicago on August 0. Hon aoM July iVat fP5Sr at.flolS. Wooledlamba highest August pries ever nld. On December 5 cattle sold at $U.70. V to H. W. Mllla anH nAtm . ar...Zj City. Jwe 18. The palwM fiTSA-W1 9le wlfeVof For- st uur. jBly a CowUMJf L. Fourth lialmail If rii tS nwwwam, tiviy zar itft- ' -f rdOa TMsUL - j For the tint time the county rev ,i enue levy WMTaUed fraan an aMtta to jmyu, WM kjr . ieor. t rilR aUHA ftaM taMMMsgkt'to MAlfaaHkM Newt Sntrhots Of the Week Oelllgarenta In the European conflict war aM given a Jolt when the TJnlred States suddenly called the attention of the warring powenl.n .conditions which were becomtag aawarable to neutrals and asked for a comparison of views so that the world might know' K peace were really, nearer than we know; cooperation In steps to stop all future wars was also promised. Qermsny, how ever, repeated ber former proposition of a conference of bellutereuta .which Llord Oeorie has already declared Impossible. Bwitrri.uiU wnt a iieace note. wWIe Bpaln. Sweden and other neutrals wenjeiiiected to do the same. Uenersl Lyautry was made war minister In France. Baptaln Dlalkle, raptured by eolxaattM which be la said to have atteaspte io rsm, will not be shot, say damans. Captain Bartlett, Peary'a navigator, will , 7 ror north pole himself. Mrs. Bkeflngton reaches America. Bhe wHI lecttre on her husoand a death at the hands of the British during the I run riots. 'tiITa. fatal rail mail accident was that of George Burke, of Wichita, Kansas, aged 37, near Napier. Janu- ry 3, by train running over mm. rtia Ant nanltantlsrv sentences were those of Harvey Weaver, 3 1 years for forgery, and A. U Benedict. 2 years for bigamy, at the May Una. Benedict was paroled during Novem ber by Governor Major. ine nrst case-oi mik ii; - Sam Alexander and Georn Lundy, who stole horses and mules from the Cunningham brothers, August 2, and were lodged In Jail August 14. Trial set for Febmary, 1917, term. ShcrirT Gelvln, who retires as sher iff, during Ids four-year term. had 114 committments, and took 14 pris oners to the penitentiary. . There were u nro aiarms uunn the year residences, 18; school houses. 2: oubulldlnae. 3: hay. com. etc., 4: store, It barn, Implements, etc.. 3 1 auto, it garage, it pnnge. i TTinni wre nve rmiiianiiary arn tences 1 for bigamy,, 2 forforwry, 1 for rape and 1 for carrying con- ceaei weapons. -There were 96 accidents of a mis celtanrous character 2 by .the gunt 1 by electrocution; u hy iignming: 7 hv tha railroad! 1 bv drownlns?: 4 to the eye; 8 by burns; 20 by the auto; 20 oy tne norse. There were two cases of horse afoallnv. There were two cases or torgery. There were 16 rases of robbery 1 depot, 2 post offices, 1 hotel, 1 store, a poultry nouses, u resiliences, i rail road car, 1 office. mere were 11 taiai acciaenis in the countv during: the year 3 by railroad. 2 by bumk, 2 by lightning, 1 oy neing eiecirocuiea. i dx auio and 1 by belnic drowned. 1 by gas explosion. llivorder uankerajras a very Busy man during the year, havinr recorded during the year ,466 warranty deeds, 607 trust deeds, 98 quit claim deeds, 125 chattel mortgages and filed 696 chattel mortgages, (46 real estate re leases, and 976 instruments of a miscellaneous character. 17 of which were marriage licenses a total of 2705 Instruments of various kinds. The value of warranty and miscel laneous deeds ror tne year waa ai. 6842771 trust deads. 81248.714: chat tel mortgages, 8281,359; value of the releases, a9B0,twa. Duruur taa year me. tne uragoa InUrurban railway handled 985 car load lota 609 received and 476 sent out Tha total tonnage handled waa 36291,608 pounds, received, and' 12,- B03,i07vsent out a total or 4,iu, 616 pounds. It also handled during tha year 487746 pounds of ex pre; 24,621 passengers, aad 21,140 gallons Some Interesting .Weather Features of the Year 116 Tha r Extremes. Cavaiy Court. Tha but asaslhn of tha old county court waa In' session last week, read ing Ha reeord.for the past five months nan ciealag up It unfinished business, i Tha reurlaat eeurt aaawovac aalaation' of tka laitwflda illsilaat as aslll aaail u av amipn jum i tmmm r, J. na sain waa naasad Ithier- dralaac for by 0. Hvand a. tuanas. as a sMaa- . o --- w-llg a.wt) . nana. aaajv.-tav uarwr.rH SOME 1916 WEATHER FACT ley's on September 16. Earliest frost came August 26, 1863, and the latest Mav 11. 1866. Thunder, lightning and rain Christmas night . on m.. .m..i Amvm of the year were: January 13. 21 degrees i below taroi January 14, 14 belowj December 81, The "coldest month was Januarj mean, 22 degrees. ,. .i. Good sleighing prevailed turougn rat January and the greater Prt) February. It snowri on r ramiji unristtnaa uay, ne in""'".."!" . i ik. minimum, l ia Reliant- Wt aii'i - - w ful day. , -. A. July 10, it was m in, mc he hottest day of the year. Tha hottest month was July mean, 79.degrees. , , In July were were a nays o ny -!. .V.., tka tamnaratura was fid IIWtl.lt MM- " ' -' t I 4araaa anH OV In 1901 there WCIO . .. . . a .AC J .1 lo days mat snnixi' AUgUSt. 1WIB. own wvrc n imjm hat averagea iwi ararera. , I Ires were comiortame on dime o. Tim flrat three dava of December were delightful; In fact It was so dur ing the entire first week of the ironth, vet we nan ixinw on me uui, " uv 'ow on the ZOih, 14 ueiow on tne -isi, I below on the 22(1, and 1 below on tha ISth. Tlio mean tcmper,ure 0T lnp r,r was 6u.au iieitrees, oniy i.m ormw uie nnmial. The mean matlmum for 1916 waa 01.26 degrees. The mean minimum tor iuiu was 40 degrees. Heaviest snowtau oi tne year was n January. 10 Inches. Heaviest 24- hour fall was January 6th. 6 Inches. 1'otai snowraii ror tne year ivio waa 17 inches. 15 inches below normal. Total snowfall for 1016 was 33.09 inches Heaviest annual anowfall over known here was 63.93 Inches In 1898. The first snow of the year came January 6 with a fall of 6 inches.- There waa a trace oi snow on April 7. s The heaviest rainfall waa In May, 7.23 Inchea 'Heaviest 24-hour rain fall was on August 13-14, 3.21 Inches. The lightest rainfall waa in February. .3.5 of an inch. Lightest 24-hour fall was .12 on February 28. Total 1016 rainfall was 33.28 inches, which is only 3 inches below the an nual normal. Total 1916 rainfall waa 61.32 Inchea heaviest annual fall ever recorded here. t Tha rains of May 12-19 flooded tha Missouri and Nodaway bottoms, and conditions .ware about as during tha flood season of 1916. 6 Inches felt at mgeiow: u.ie incaea leu at Aiauiana and 3.67 Inches at Oraaxm. un Hay 4, tha vinisca train waa annulled on' account of heavy rains. On Jun 23, 2.60 inchea of rain fell ana im viiiibcb tram waa annuueo. no. 1 1 r aii vi.. to j U..1 tncuva ua nut nuiy josi and 3.21 inches of rain fell August ia-14 a singular eotaciaenc I- . II. J t. -L-- ml a. n. aa ine nooaway river waa out oi its The Dlrorce Menace . . Aftrr nervlno' 20 vcars on the Cir cuit bench, Judge Daniel. D. Fisher, who Is about to retire, is in a posi tion to speak, and the public, and tha lawmakers should be willing to ll--.. Hear the judge on the divorce' laws: "I feci that the grounds of dlvsran In this state, should be curtailed asjeT made more specific Under the present statutes, Judges have to grant divorces In many cases for reasons which they feci to be Inadequate." Th annner the other iudstas of tha stato and the lawmakers of Missouri, come to Judge Fisher's opinion, on on of the greatest dangers now confront ing society, the better will It be for tbi homo and therefore, for tha state, wnen it comes to tne.ousi ncss of declaring one'a undying affec tion for one of tha onnoslta sex. wa have what wo call puppy-love; when It comes to divorce, we have no puppy divorce, although the grounds upon which some hot-headed, "Incompati blcs" seek to separate from the ona to whom they have swom allegiance, "till death do us part" would not do credit to a, mongrel canine. Society and church look on aa tha divorce fare assumes startling pro portions, yaar arter year, yet tota ling is-dona, to neaa on ine Visits the Unfortunates. t On Fridsy afternoon, December 29, 1916, the County Board of Charities and Correction held their second an nual Christmas party at the County Farm, where a very enjoyable time was spent by every one present Anions the features of the afternoon was an oyster supper, served by the ladles of the Board ; a short address by the Ucv. T. A. Clagett; a abort musical program given by Charmian Murray, lirace icuonain ana Airs. it. M. Dungan; and the distribution of the Christmas boxes. The party served a double purpose, as It was the birthday of John Wood, ivho was seventy-two years oin on tne UiHh. The County Boanl wlrhes to ex nrsss their annreclatlon to the Coun ty Court, the merchants of Oregon, Mr. ueo, Murray, Mrs. uraca nun can, Mrs. Elsie Martin and especially to Mrs. C. D. Zook, for their kind re membrances, which helned to mako this a very happy occasion, and also io mono wno iook pari in inc pruKmu and helped in serving the supper. The County Board consists of Mrs. Frances I. Dungan, Mrs. Frankla Hlnilc. Mrs. Kate Thatcher. Mr. Geo. Seeman. Dr. W. S. Wood and Elder B. II. Dawson. Happily Wedded. Smith-Smith. a .l.lt.Mfiil Anala tn tha nlraaureslta tha home.' The social TeforataH of the merry Yufetlde season was the dabble in sex-hygiene, .eugenics, hou- . Malta V.lna rfailahtar of llnv .conditions, prohibition and a Mr .and Mrs. E. W. Smith, of near thousand other fads and "Ismsi" they MA.mrf Cltv. In Mr. Pra W.. son of I do not wet down to SomalhlaaSSal Mr. and Mrs. Nathan 8mlth, of near and dangerous. Judge Hsher la right Oregon. The wedding occurred Tues- What most people need, who go Mto day. December 26 1916. at 4:30 p. m., the divorce courts, is a sever ar- . 1 a a t I a 1L oi.al ah BaataalaaaB at tne nniion u. ii. cnurcn. . . rmgnmcm u un m ir The church waV resplendent In Its the audacity to take up the public dKoratlnns of holiday appointments time and airing their domestic. squab nd wedding bells In the bridal colors, blcs. A spanking would suit most at pink, green and white. the petitioners exactly. .-. The bride was attended by her sis- During the year the were eighteen ter, Miss Mabil, and a sister of the divorces granted In our Circuit Court, Troom, Miss Bess. The groom waa while there were seventy-seven mar nttended by his cousin. Mr. Charles riage license If sued; a ratio of one dl sV.hrmnn, and Mr. Dwight Zaehman, vorce to each 4 1-3 marriages. Dur- friend. Ing the 6-year period, 1912-1916, in- Miss Mrrra ratterson sang "lie- elusive, there were seventy-eignt at ausr,"by D'llnnlelot. and Miss F.vsli I vorccs granted and a total marriage Moiran sane; "Until." bv Sanderson. Illst of 486, or one divorce to every To the strains or Lohengrin's wed-lix marriages. Una- march, plsyed by Mis Edith There was a 60th wedding annl- tucher the brlilal party advanced uplversary celebrated, and seven golden ter aisle of the church, and I weddings ooaerved: tnese Elsser Eddy Stricken. The many friends of Elmer P. Eddy, the great Poland China man of Holt county, will regret to learn of his receiving a stroke of paralysis on Christmas day. which affected the left side of his face and left arm. The stroke. Avhlle not as severe as might have been, It is bad enough from any viewpoint, and it Is hoped it may only be of a slight character, and that "E. P." may soon be out and around again. He Is now In the very prime of life, being only In his 66th year, and as fine a specimen of Uie physical man as you win meei preparatory1 to1' being succeeded by tha Hew court, which la composed of wa present preateuag juage, u, HfallaMt 'van will kM tkV Via ai late, .JuaVra.CurUa -Whitmer, o3t tha wk.ef May 87 on account IHrat ssteit. aad Judga W; J. Ian- f fh ruu and waa also out of Ita uTe7tJn!; towniis A b-V February 17 on account of tka Northern liarhte or Aurora Borealla appeared en Ifsptsmbar 26. .,, Tarrineiwud, raia, bail, Iightning storm vislted Blcalaw aad vtelnltv on Reptawher ag. 4tng eenslderahlt aniaaca. usm auras viaited nana Agt Vlky tawjaaMp,- doing some danv. FTMlaawur thaw; same on the 20th, TjanahMliM'dnyfwaa a, beuU i i no ccnicr aiaie ni nv viiuivh. nnn he Bev. Granville Snell, of Mound In a long day's Journey. opes to near or a iuii rlcf time. The Sentinel recovery in a his attendanta wore dark blue Garner" Vf 6reMn F.brV a" , suite, with glove, of contrasting b.T V AndcSTn. ' Aixire, itarry and Margaret Vincent Made Ilia Calls The stork was somewhat 'busy the past fortnight, having called on the following homes, leaving a real live package at each home. Mont Crowley and wife, December 24, a daughter . To Jack Dryden and wife, on Christ naa dev. a dauahter. Thomas ttood ana wire, uecemoer 24, n son. Ira Owens and wife, December 22, a daughter. Harry Larson and wife, December W a aaughter. . . Fred Kaunman ana wue, ueeamoer W, a daughter , Heerara Cam to Her The Woodland. California! Democrat of recent date, paya a high tribute to a former Oregon girl, Mlaa Dorothy Thorn ss, who has had charts oi tha vela department of the public schools af-tha eltv. Mlsa Thomas cava1 a eeneert, composed of the pupils af the grammar departments of tha schools af that, city, and apeaka of It a ona af tM greateit musical treata rrar aniM'fd by the people ef that city. ISESimi iWeelobed: andTtha ssarkid ahMMy shown by Miss Thomas, in th. raaaration of 4a pupila, plaeaa har fc-;iM front rank, of iastruetors in Basn party oi see asasa. were: v.. w. uasxi ami wue. were mar- Cltv, performed the ceremony, during rled October 25, I860, which time Miss Bucher played Men- Daniel Zacliman and wife, March, 6, lellsohn's wedding march. The beau- I860. tlful and Impressive ring ceremony John Stadler and wife, February was used and the affair was mado 28. 1866. very beautiful and unique, when the Ferd S. Kostock and wife, Novenv little flower girls, Iris, daughter of ber 1, 1866. Mr. and Mrs. Albert toucks, and II. W. Gilbert and wife, October Ijulse. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 20.-1866. Sam Smith, preceded the bride, Ssm Morrow and wife, December 2, ntrewinK her way with rose petals, 1800. "v which they carried In white French John O. Keaster and wife, October baskets, tied with pink and green 16, 1856. tulle, presented to thm by the bride. Henry Morse and, wife, of, Mound The bride was very charming In a City, reached their golden wedding Town of white chiffon, over n founds- annlvcrsay, on Christinaa day. Ion of white Dutchess satin. The Arthur Anderson and Ida Garner, hodlre was of val Inre with onalescrnt John Barker and Vlanna Hood, and trimming and rauirht with I.IIMcs or Jno. Vollmcr and Bertha Nauman were he Valley The skirt and full lenirth married on Ground Hog day.. . bridal veil was also caught with clus, -The first wedding of the year waa era of Miles of the Vaiiev. Fhe car- mat or Herman A. sommer and Edna rled a shower bouquet of bride's roses, May Policy, January 6th. -v ' a rift of the groom. The last marriage.was that of Guy The bridesmaids were attired in Noland and Maude Norrls, December nlnk crepe meteor, with sllpners and 28th. short veil, anaatch, and they each lOTaVSrSs. Xrra . Ander, Arthur, of Skldmore. wd .ere-e i .... . i;. ,,. . ., airire. iiarrv ami yimiat v mmh The sn'olsts and nlsnlst were beautl-1 t n . i 6. u a..v: ' fuly attired in sra usht areen em-1 aj.. w t I, i ri... hrpldered chlfronr..with. ..liver trim- . nl'MMalne.. of Burling XZl JXSCmmti!SStm' Clarinda. Iowa, September 21. n?.TetTh.f now.?rl.T LA white silk frocks with satin slippers i" " "w -a-" of the same color. . The bride's. ifs a-..-,., a-i,,,, . u.m.n,i .HT!J.:.yM.Ti7hrHrmiH.v.iS Mt u D. of Mbund City, in party was a dainty hand-made vanity 8U joi,ph, December 16. . ' ,,.,., ,iU . Atkins, Clyde M..,of MslUand, and Immediately succeeding Uie cere- nat.o hia r.Hv in tt mony. the reUUves. the bridal party jeUZh December 9. ' torith"SHS22 WRASSE B-A'WWlatiJia stade-of Mr.ndW.sX 3 they partook of an elegant three- Raiar John W . of Foraat!ow. mnit cour' dinner at six o'clock. . viSS'rfo!i?,lf tiSJSFf&SBFa. eries of plnir, green and white. The 0t Crtiw PtbmnlirGr Y f ' Ubl waa cantered with a eut glass 1' Frtru"y vase of Klllamey rosea, on either, n-vd Walter of ninia aas Tilns slda of wkleb nated a brushed brass a,,52' 'S'iSlff :JiWa.!5? .7? candle atlek: bearina- nlnk. screen and S'S 'XttZLr?."1 white candle. -" " Buia'lraTri waa verVaklv and bv Misses Tem-1 -y Jci.d fi5l pa and Kay Smith and Messrs. Fred- Anna Sll Ibsrt, In die B. Patterson and Dean Weight- joSl lMmn nutn. .ii Bwto.-haa.' of Sir Uaa, aaaa. lgu 0a.I4Ba IWt aa aalaak I . ' . honey-moon trio to Centralis ej m where they were, the s-uests ox Mr. I sk.' iv v naii . ror uaveuag the una wort a awt of Kavaaa. brown chiffon bread-cloth, winstjiatnuafa ox xur. wna nai so mawn. . , If the happy couple - t u.a a.. 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