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Ml: mi Mi 283irc Wc Are Doing Will. J County -School Notes. Mother Shlpton's Prophecies. From the beginning of the war we The school all resumed work, nftcr llecause of the uncanny manner In have condemned every effort to excite the two days' suspension while the "hlch the prophecies of .Mother Ship the people of the United States. Wo teachers were In attendance on the on have been coming to pass durlnij have held to the liolief that niore con meeting oMhc State Teachers' Ann- went years, considerable attention be nciomp1lrnl by calm rarneMnes tlntwn nt Knnra sClty. All have now a been attracted to the strange by cool deliberation, than by voclfer- returned, and are feeling very Much creatine- of four centuries ngo. liven cms enthusiasm. Wo have inslst'd iK-ncfltted by the many splendid ml-llio.-n who have In the past scoffed at ngninrt the "metimcs hysterical drt-ses that were lltcnil to. The he weird predictions of this nncici.t ninrms ei ine t.nst, mm me country ctnuai ngure 01 mis mining ai wucn are nr,w stirred uy curioslly IS uwane, mai ii appreciates uie pi;c iiivuhin i tui, i, w. iiuk.iii, hihpi mid the dllTirulty of the task It has burning iUestion, "Mow Can We Vlt undertahen. nr.d that It Is doing its nhse the Teaching of Agriculture In level best to accomplish It. ithe Iturat Schools?" Is Wing heard in In the seven months since our entry every state of the Union. Mr. Hot Into the war wo have accomplished den's answer la being listened to with Our Old Friends $LS l luiivso make because new they Incredible wonders. Abandoning our, breathless Interest. This is what he traditional policy of Isolation, a thing says: ".No more Important problem In itself that would have been consld-, Is presented to American educator ered Impossible five yiars ago, we loi'ay. It can be solved In but one have followed that transformation vuy Itotate the subjects. This will with a complete- reversal of our nttl- prevent skiming and repetition; It will In.l. ........ ..I HAHn,InHM1 mUIIah. lai'ilnln InUnt.M Ln.n V .11 1. (.'1 iuiiu vjnm jiiii'I iiiiiiviiui itmiiuii.i f "i1""! n...v.- .i.. . - toward military prepareilness, toward alive. The teaching of agriculture In governmental direction of Internal, rural schools never will be a success commerre, toward many things that were almost Inherent In our Ideas of nationalism. We have become In a few months virtually n new people with a sense of our responsibilities In the nlfnlrs of the world, with a new and larger appreciation of our duty, not only to ourselves but to the rest of humanity. Ami wc have been put ting that senc of duty Into concrete nction. We hnve Iwen rapidly con solidating the powers and energies and resources of the country for a single, all-embracing purpose. Wo hnve enactMl and put Into effect rad ical laws for the iulck establishment of an alHuate army nnd navy, ami for nil the equipment of war on n vast wale. Wc hnve raised billions of dol lars to finance th war. We hnve orga nised many agencies to facilitate the progress of mllitnry preparation and to increase the effectiveness of mill tar' action. We have seen the great est men of the country setting nslde nil private inteiest nnd entering heart nnd soul into the country's service, and we have seen men of nil ranks tind nil nualltlcs Joining with i(unl heartiness nnd iiual sacrifice In sup port of the great cause. Never hoi this nation, or any other nntlon, stood so unanimously fur n national Ideal nnd a national purpose. The conse quence In n considerable nnd growing tinny In Kumpe, a ast army rapidly developing In America, an Increased navy that has nlrcaly almost settled the submarine problem, n progressing mobilization of the Industries of the country for the production of wur sup plies, nnd the iiroduetlve resources of the country for use and conserva tion. , lint, snys the Chicago Tribune, "It Is high lime for this nntlon to get lighting mad. It Is high time we stop Mil compromising with ourselves nnd with others nnd, put our teeth Into this lob. l or months we have been boggling morally, mentally ami In our practice." And more to the same ef fect. The Tribune. In a long, double leaded editorial, demands concentra tion of authority and articulation of effort Immediately "or we will oo the war." We are disposal to fuvor concentrated authority In this matter, but wo arc unable to wc that It Is so Imperatively necessary that defeat threatens us right now unless It Is es- has Just (minted out to the concentrat ed government of (ireat HrlUiln the marvelous preparatory work of the. United Ktutes, und warns It that "un less thero be swift Improvement in our meinoiis nere, the united Ktat in long as wc tench the same thing over and over again, year after year, or allow the teacher to skim nil the branches nnd leave a subject barren nnd uninteresting for the teacher who follows the next year, in one-room sehoo's all children In the lower ii. -ides become ns fnmlllur with sub ject taught In the seventh ami eightn grades as do their older brothers anil sisters. Ily rotating the subjects a new Held is otened to the pupils each year. liotatlon of subjects means the teaching of but one class of subjects each year, such as: First year harm crops Com, alfalfa, weeds, sccds.gnr ilens, canning, etc. Second year The making of things Tying nnd splicing rope, cement work, making lly traps, screens, sewing, etc. Third year An- Imnls l.lvc stock, feeding," testing o wonder what will next occur In this onnection. Mother Shlnton. wc are told. was. orn In Yorkshire, Kngland, In July, 4S, ami died about l.'iW,, In books 74 r information the is described as t VI alf mythical F.ngllsh nrnnhetess. ban izeil Ursula Southlel. who later mar led .ony Shlpton. n builder. Accord ng to tradition she was the child of .galha Shlpton nnd the devil. The folowing extracts from her mazing prophcies were taken from a crap book made more than forty tars ago, nnd owned by a ltochcstcr .oman: house of glass shall come to pass n merry Kngland. but. nlas, Vnr will follow with the work n the land of the Turk, nd state and state In fierce strife tmgglc for each other's life, 'nrrlaircs without horses shall tro nd accidents fill the world with woe. n lonilon rrimmse IIU1 shall be .nil the center of n bishop's see. round the world thought shall fly n the twinkling of an eye. 'hrough the hills men shall ride nd neither horse nor ass liestridc. Indcr water men shall walk, hall ride, shall sleep, shall talk, run In the water shall float .s easily ns a wooden boat, .old shall be found nnd shown milk, diseases and remedies, cooking, n a land that's now unknown. etc. Fourth year Soil and home J re and water shall wonder Ho .Snving moisture, rotation of crops, And Kngland shall ndmlt a Jew. soil fertility, sanitation, flowers, pic- Ihrec time three shall lovely France lures, etc. liotatlon of subject enable be led to dance a bloody dance us to tench more agriculture; cllm- l.cfore her people shall be free; Inate repetition. (Jives us a new Three tyrant rulers she shall tee subject each year: keens Interest Lach tprlnglng from a different ly ntlVM ond keen; doe not kill the ub-i nasty, ... Ject by sklmlng or teaching the same And when the last great fight is won, thing over and over again; make the 1 ngland and France shall be as one. directing of the work much easier for ml now n wonl In uncouth rhyme the county uerintendent, who nl- If what shall lie In latter time, way has more than she can dq. In- n those wonderful far-off days stead of having several lines of In- J omen shnll get a strange, odd craze struction to prepare each year, the .jj iiress use me, nnn ureocnes wear. know that we employ the square deal. Our Rapid Growth !ag2& public. If you are not a customer, join us. On Mnffn To ,ook out for our customers wur iviuuu fjrst, and our ownsel vesaf terwards. HOME BANK of FOREST CITY PHIUP SCIILOTZHAUERs-Prcsidcnt LOUIS L TEARE.VJccI'rcsldent HENRY W. SCIIAFFER.Dircctor RUSSELL II. SHEFFIELD, Cnsltler BERTRAM S. FAIRBANK. Assistant Cashier W. M. HITT, With us Temporarily will have but one. Agriculture will ultimately be taught in all rural schools. In Oklahoma it Is required by the slate constitution, in other states by law. Some states have tried it, tiut in u iiii-nnu-miss rasnion. wiry nd cut off their beautiful locks of I hair, .nd ride astride with brazen brow s witches do on broomsticks now. 'hen love shall die and marriage cease mi nnoes and sucklings so decrease have skimmed through liooks: taught - hat wives shall fondle cats and dogs, words, not things; repeated the sumo .mi men live mucn wc same as nogj. subjects every year; killed Interest; - n eighteen hundred and nlnety-slx made nirrlculturo a dead letter. Wo. ulld your houses of rotten stocks, cannot vitalize agriculture in the rural or then hnll mighty war be plann- .IwtiiW vrntil til riiLimnif trip siiti-1 ell .mi nti.' unit Bnuui bivi uvcr vne who live the ecnturv inrourzn In fear and trembling tlis will do: 'ly to the mountains and to the glens o hogs and forests and wild dens, or tempest will rugc and oceans will roar 'H'. Iri'LSr.'.ti sen nnd shore; -xfi toots hi wondrous horn. H", rirld shall flic nnd new lie born. I.wtit Anil (he u-nt-il "Aisrifultunv Is used here to mean anything P""',. ,,B.n.''' talnlng to the life and welfare of the And those community health, sanitation, soclil conditions, home conveniences, com munity Interest, ns well as the things having to do directly with farming." There were several tcuchcr pres ent at tho convention thnt It was im possible for the county" superintend ent to see. On till nccount the up- .irlnf.ixili.nt u'fttttitti enrli teacher of a rural school who attended the Kansi'Trilie air men shall lie seen, '"jwnan'e1 n white. In black, In green; fr thci bul 'ct l,,cy " f . . . .1 I.. ... !. iinnnal tfUO. ill tnni lime in senu in i" -' kIiimiI lioanls their ctnincaies oi m tendance, . . No new spelling wonl will bo glv- .... ihU uni t. Tim three day lieforo Thanksgiving may bo used for review. I wonder how many of us realize! 11, -.1 II Ii verv i c l 10 Kl'l uui "i . . .. it ....r., m irel In m e? I'leaso t the limn mo propnecy wns uurrni, stftiMt i:."UUc t0;i ' "-sjjs1 ,hort uu,a,,cc 'rom .. .I,.!, ihrnuifli thu primeval wooJ, egenl I utK. o will rightly taku Into its own hands tho entire inanngement of the wnr." That is hardly likely, but it shows thn admiration that the man who Is large ly respiinslble for the concentration of nutlioilly In (ireat llriluln feels for what we nre doing liere, without full concentration. It Is easy enough In find fault. It Is easy enough to ay we ought to do better than wo are doing. It Is easy enough to say that some other method would nrcumn'lsh mole. Hut In view of tho fact that we an achieving vic tories over ourselves, in view of tlm fact that uu an accomplishing mir acles of construction and execution, wo can see no reason fur excited alarm ut our position. Our tendency now m toward a greater concentration of directive power, unit undoubtedly we shall reach some such form of con- I Lllll lllliill lit Ill' puiivrfl "I nl ..Mur-v ,.iii mi. , , , j ilHIllimls. Hut let us keep our Teet as goisl leu-wcuicrn u on tho ground ami our heads clear. 'And from Hint day, ,o er hill and glade. ls-t us make no radical changes ns through uicse oiu woims - shall be tin world unslde down shall bo nd gold shall be found at the roots or u tree. 'hmuL-li hills men shnll rids .nd neither horse nor ass bo at hi i . F.xplainlng the Primrose Hill line: if n rnlf walked home. lis gooil culve khoulil. . I'oslaae lo Kurope, Hut made u trail all bent askew a , postage to our soldier and ...I i ml nn nil rnlvex do. I . 1 .? ...i . .. n..i. . WI...I.... " i, Illiors, no mailer wnriu nn-i. rviiiv.. Klnce ll.eij three, hundml year have k() h , tc lnl,ntaIm., at ll.il, nnd I Infer the calf Is dead. I . ' ,lon,pMc rntc 0f thn-o cent nn Hut still be left behind his trull, and .""'sn).'' "..y M that the mill thereby hang my moral trail. . ,.. frnni. niilin. i France would II was taken up nexi ii.i uy . . , arrangement, but in Hardware Specials One "Royal" six hole Range, all cast with Warming Closet $34.50 One "Cole's" High Oven Range worth regular $36.00 $29.50 One 18-inch "Thomas White" Soft Coal Heater $22.50 One "Bridge Beach," cast, Wood Heater, 20 inch $15.00 "Perfection? Oil Heater - $4.50 One Number Two "Lilly" Cream Separator worth $75 $65.00 8 1-2x15 Bale Ties $1.70 One Minute Hog Oiler $4.00 One $26.00 "Non-Freeze" Hog Waterer $21.50 .i . ir . .. l .nv ,ii.. iiv n I no imii wiw inii i' - o u still fulrcr arrangement, nui in liinw dog that passed that wo , J flve-cent postal rate will And then a we bel-vciner snee -o-t Mwwn our force In puriturti IHU Hn v v " AnlCilrcv tho (lock Milml him. to-j. Teare & loni- uh our nresent course Is uclik-v Ing victories and developing tho rvme die for its own defects. mane. , , , .,l;r wo hud already in many men wound in ami i npcan countries, by dodged and turned and Isent about, "Pn?e domestic lei . i .... i .....K.ia .r rii,,iTf..iii. wnm.i ..- . . Mill UlllTl'll nunin . ..,. because 'twas such a crookeil path. Hut still they follow;cil-lo not laugh n,- ni in vrutlon of the call. Arid through thl winding wood-wtiy stalkeil because ho wobbled when lio Hardware Harrow Out the Weed', No onn would select soil and weed und brush for materials with which to build roudn. vet iimnv road over seer In using u road grader drug lust this sort of material into the cen ter of tho rnadwuy and worso still, Drill Sand In Road. It I an admitted fact that the ....u.A.i This forest path liecamo a lane, that . .... '.i t'rnl nnd turned niruln: IH'IIV Willi .M..i.. ' , uu.., i i. . i i'i i, i . riu i . -. .1. ... i nnn iifwitinH u iney leave u mere, inu resuiv m. hub wiuunv. ...ut, hi. soft, spongy spot which Interfere where many a poor horse wim ni with trniric. un lite oilier nami, n loan is Impossible to grado a road properly without removing weed nnd brunh from tho ditches, and the grader nat urally draw thl material to the cen ter of thn road. Tho State highway Department ha gotten excellent re sult by having the road thoroughly harrowed immediately nftcr or' dur ing tho time Iho mad I being graded. An old-fashioned spike-tooth "A" har row I best. Weight tho harrow down well ultli Mitno loir or a box filled with btoncs, and us the weed and brush nre collected, fork them over into the unused portion of the right-of-way. or urrangc In pile and burn wnen ury. o No hunting or trespassing nlloW' ed on tho Thos. I'lUmaurlco farm. Mr. 11. 0. Uuley, accompanied by lllnrcho llodgln, cnt n few days the pant week at Fayette, thl state, visiting her dnughtor, Pauline, who is m student at nowaru ruynu vum-gv. Hen V. Morgan, Elder Hardman, and V.JJ. Simmon, are quite feeble in health, ond contlned to their ta g The former I. Buffering with utomaeh trouble! Mr. llardman, heait on-eeiion. and Mr. Simmon, rneumai- ie trouhlM; lin4,nn mnn Mn, i If.. HAth Noel'lh Mr FrinV Fo.ter, Mary HosteUer and Mr. Charie.aehrnM and MlM In BotKW, oi w-w ;! rd. Mis WiUon finf In 8t. Joieph, agree- mi,i,i. r unnil and clav ami 1 of Oer '' "-P"! road, and there Anil OI UCr-I. A i.M. .,.,. Af nnntvlnv cMnil tn ..uullllcatlon "'f "..' ' . "hu rill. Toilcil on beneath tho burning sun, and truvcicu omo mm i" And thu a ccntuo' and a hulf they . i .1.. rnutfM of thnt calf. Tho year passed on in winncs ncm, me roan uecuniv u vnutv "- And thl before men were awurc, a And soon tho central street wa this of a renowned mei.iun, And men two i centuries ami u half troil In tho footsteps of that calf. Kach day a hundred thousand rout fol lowed thl ilgzag calf about And o'er thl crooked Journey went thO tralllC OI O conum-iiv. A hundred thousand men were led by ..ir ndiir threo centuries dead. They followed still hi crooked w;ny, and lost ono numii j-.m - Ah, many thing thl tale might U,i.dut I am not ordained to PALHkltTA GIIKKN-MUKPHY, County Superintendent nmce, Italy or uussia ami meir rlcnds nt home. That the live-cent ate still persist between thl country nd nil If our allies, except Kngland rid Canada, must sirim. many per nnn km an nchronism. lieforo the ;ar wo hud already extended to Eu- uy niuiuai etter n thn ruses of Knirlund tho latter with the hut malls o carrlod must go ; w tier- n ,t , w(th n , (Wf opcn, luny direct, pmimvumn "V.V ;' Ings in the drill can be set to a re-war rate in uio cw ui i iiw lri, . ns needed, and a un nd Italy, at least, seem out or place. . distribution Is assured. The (ussla is so far away and correspond- rcannot bo revcr.c.1, of course, in nee with Hussln Is relatively so small ' "n ,nnd road, but here hat In her case there I reasonable P0Xl Vnoft.cr farm tool useful, ac- xcusc for the flvo cent rate, nut ,,,ii f thn state II irhwav I)e- or our nearer allies it would ecm partment nn, the manure spreailer hut arrangement for a reciprocal i advantage. The tool doptlon of domestic etter postage J" u chBroctcr of ?0ad improve ate ought to be effected without de- iif5ntvn'tcroun.l on practically 'every ay. Ncw-rrc. tami nn(j whe nthe Missouri farmer o learns that It pay to mix sand with llatt County Defense Committee I'hy- clay In order to improve dirt road. .lei.n. Oririnize. even the byway, a well as many of J , . u I t. iwnn t'io highways, will bo Improved by rr v. v.. Ilulloek. who had been nn- .u, r.i..i polnteil chulrman of the Holt County Tl0 UB0 0f the harrow, tho grain Missouri, Medlcul Defense Committee, AM nm, the ,llBnuro eprCader In earth called a meeting of the Holt County , con,truction, brought to the at- ..l.i.sUlnnll nt thn CnUI-t hOUSC. On NO- ..( Ik. r.mnra nl Xll.annrt l,u in i.ii.ii-i , . I leniiuu vi m m 1 1 1 1 v i u w. w vember 10. Those present vere: Dr. U n McKlbbin, gecretaryof the State r. K. Ilulloek, forest wtys r. r;. niBhwny Hoanl, should result In tho Heating: Ruley Plumbing The moat Ubor aavinf Wiif1ttf woman ha i the Wtebn Cabinet Sm the beat onea at Emirs piaet. wm CnoV and wife, of the Ben i ,u..lf un hern Monday, to SOC her cousin, MraTWm. Turnham, who la still confined to her bed, and who has been a very lclc woman for over i. n himdv last Mr. Turn- ham was v lilted by her brother, Vr... Tn.hm Riithrle. and their awlUea, and Mr, George utxx. nn. Uiirclow: laltland: Davl. Ottman Williams, ". .r n,ii.a .,i , , lllllllU.VIIIV.lv V. .ii.im. " swh.. and NaU-l.i, ' ,,Kt tu. .(nt. whern thern Is mun, uraigj v-nonuier, iui, not moncy on hand for a better typo Thatcher, Hogan and hvans, Oregon. of constructlon. The splkc-tooth har Dr. C. U Kvana was elected, ecre- row i. UBej to rcmovo graa nnd weeds tnry. A communication from uie ur- from tt new)y gradcd road, or to gcon general, Washington, i. o., was gnl00th out tno rooilway much the read, and ordered filed for future ret- M lg accomplished by dragging! orencc. On motion. Dr. J. M. Davis, tno groln driji ig mcti Uriir Bnnd C. h. Evan and T. 0. Day is were into civ road. The and nnd clay elected a un executive committee, ine unit0 nml forrn a mixture which pack question ox iion ciibu . t?"" "I well and tno roadway is greatly im- surceons m wuum mrovcu. ino manure snreauer win cd for tho present.war, was then token Bppiy tne cay. jult M effecUvely as up and discussed by all present, onu the drill docs tho and, with the same from tne interest snu ubvciiihi.iui. shown, Holt county is ready. Un motion, weieno,yi"""" lourned, object to tfjffifi o-: . For Sale Soma Barred Bock Cockerels. Call on or Mdress, Mrs. Avon H. Murray, Forest City, Mo., Uene rhons, result. Farmers aro urged to begin now to get a supply of sand or clay ready for uie this winter, ao that when teams are idle they .can be used to improve the roads, A co-opera tive effort along this line would bo effective in many counties, o Mrs. Cecelia Shull Is In St. Louis, wucro ne win spcau too winter, "J Trust not the friend who ' deceives you once; nor the flour which fails you when compeny is expected. Pay a few cents more and get 7EPHYR FlPUR j Esemgh better than others to warrant you using it always. 5 MOORE GROCERY CO. O. W. Lents, New Point Carter Store, Mound Cltr Oatron 4 Bon, Ulgelow J. H. Bohart, Maltland, Howard ft Brown, Fortetcue Oralcrivner, Craig 4 rS? Alv.m Greiner and' A. J. Lowell, formerly of White Cloud, Kansas, died at Glen Elder. Ed Watson sold, last week, through the Clay Robinson Commission com- 8 any, of St. Joseph, a load of hogs tat topped the market at $17.76: ,1A OJA U I - ' v.uuu. iuuiku, uieu una xuoer, Jewell county, lUnsas, November to, 1917, aged 66 years. He married Km ma Anno.- of Forest Citv. In March. 1886, who, with flro chUdren, lurvllSj IVWn.. v--.. .... . jiff. 1 n't Tir'.ift I''"