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The Mixt densed Important from the Paper. New Con-Leading (lly A. A. Jeffrey.) .1. K alive have been In vain. This Is the JIISSOIHI OKTS AVIATION rmirtli elk killed and hut one, a (5- KXA.MIXIXO IIOARII months enlf. remains nnd Is runninir at larre in the lecnliiy. i Thomth fil years nf nee. Dr. Callaway of Clillloeotlie, has olTered Ids professional services to Uncle Fam. says the Tribune. .Mere y t 10 ireieht e narees on two cars of Pennsylvania nntharnelte coal, received In llurlingtnn Junction, last week, amounted to tC.t4.C1. fays' the Post. The dangerously low supply of water In the llcthnnv city reservoir has mnde It necessary for Mayor jioikc to warn me rittxen against all forms of water waste. Corn, to 1m gathered and put In crib brought $1.27 n bushel nt n farm ale, near .Stnrflcld, last week, says mo riausuurg ieaucr. town som ns high ns SIM: horses from Ki2 to JlfiO, The highest price yet paid for touncco on tlie ncarliorn market I reporter ny the uemoerat nt im.iu a hundred pounds, paid last week to Henry Ollbert for III sentlrc crop of j,ivii pounos. That wheatless day Is being ob serevil in Liberty Is nttesteil by a gro cer of that town, who says his Wed nesday rales of wheat bread have fal len from an average of 00 loaves to ftnll nttrtit nt tn A liylng leap from bis motor car inio mo nuggy nrrupini ny an town horse thief, was the climax of an ex citing race, reported near Princeton liy the IVst, In which SherllT T. 8. ticorgo c&nturcd liis man. Their .cnl In conserving nlfalfa nay ctiumi three worth county cows to eat ton far under nn old straw stnrk until it tnnplcd over upon them, nnd only fnt digging by the owner unvtit the animals from smothering, -crap liooks ileslgned to enter tain the soldiers In th" hnspltnl hnve Ivin picpnrcd iiml fnrwnnleil by the rroliman clans of the Savannah lllirn .School, under the dln-ellon of their l'n,:IWi teacher, Miss .Moulton, sn i ne importer. With machinery on the ground ready fur dillllug m-nr (Inllntin, and with the drills going down nt the rate of 100 fi-et n day nt llayville, cltlr.cn of both Daviess and liny county await almost breathlessly the expectnt guili or nil anil gas. Home from t nmn Hodge on a brief furlough, l!oy .Stmgeon, near Hopkins, was given an unusunlly pleasant reception by his nelirhliors who gathered at the young man's farm nnd In one day blinked his entire corn crop of POO bushels. In their campaign which resulted In 1,'J.IH signatures to the food con servation pledge, Andrew county's pa triotic workers met tilth H5 refuse's, snys the .Hnvnmmlt lleporter. The names of these .'in obstructionist have Iwn forwnnled to Washington. Not content with six cents n hush el for corn hulking, a farm hand near 1'nlrfnx waited until tlie family went Joy riding, then nnprnptlntcd a new suit of clothes and an overrent, dec orated himself with two watches be longing to his ciiip1ocr, and silently iitele away. Itnnklng townrd the lop In per sonal damage suits l that tecentlv brought against th llurllngton Half way Company by W. I". Want, of Clnl llcnthe. Iiernuse he was knocked down nnd permanently inluied, ucronling to bis allegation, for wlikb he arks $, 000 ilnmaues. Quite a lot of enrn gathereil nnd cribbed ha been found to be mould Ing and has to be scattered. Some cars are moulding on the stntks, and there's serious doubt Hint the corn Is irolnir to rincn out ns It should lllgclow Correspondent In Mound City N'rii-x-Jclfcrsniunn. In the bent of pursuit In n recent possum hunt It. A. Tliurlo, of llrnttn nir. collided wlth.u wire fence Just as lilt hand wns almost upon the prize, anil now, says the unionvwe iicpun llran. his nose bears a setinu remind' er that wire fence has Its right and will insist upon them. Ilarhcd wire entanglement prov ed very elTcctlvo on a Dearborn farm the other day. nrcoli Inir to the Demo erst. John Tenner, while plowing, found n big grey wolf cnugbi In the wire fenco and was thus enabled to put hi enemy of wool und meat pro lurtlon nulcklt- out of commission. With a clear record as a chauf feur at 7'J years of age. Alexander Maitlnml.v near Kichmond, continue tn drive bis own car without urcldcnt, "I tell you It i safety first with me," lie explains. "I never get in a niirry und during nil the years l liavo iiriV' en a car 1 nave never nan an oca dent." Klght pages of home print, the work of tho the most up-to-date lino, tvno mnchlno and n deal of commend ublo enterprise and hard work, make n fine showing for J. Larimer Marshall, editor and publisher of tho Worth County Times, nnd the loyal support given him by the business men of tho county. , , . At Liberty may be seen a hank of hemp that was broken .10 year nun but s still In cood condition. Is n part of a cmp that was storei! on llio Jt !. .iiunmrB juwi, ui-ui Kearney In 1887 because of the low nrlccH then olTered. nnd it was only recently brought out and marketed at n lonir nrlcc. sava tlio Aiivnncc. Police officer of Princeton, sajs the Post, nro looking for n person who leave an unusually nenvy cioihi nt plcnretta smoko In Ms wake. mrng led with the oitor of high grade per fumery, for eomo ono hroko Into n local ,!ruK storo the other night nnd curried away ?M tvoiut oi penumcry and 510 wonn oi paper smoKca. Though most prices are soaring, vrv modest valuo was placed on a wife' nffcctlons last week, in a Cloy county alienation suit. jvnen jonn Jenkins cued Tom Kelly for alienating Jils. wife's affection, says tho Liberty Advance, the parties came to an agreement shortly before the cause came, to trial, and settlement was ac cepted In tho awn of f 24. After an all-day chase the Mc Quire elk vu finally Mptured the other day. tmt Grant City, only to die from' exiiauiUon, aaya the Times.. Many month ago a-sraall herd of elk escaped from the McQuigg farm cor 1 t'l effort ta'taptura ttea -Tho ollglnnl optimist has been rmlpil by llm Wrttlli CinnK- Tlini. nt tirnnt C'lty. He Is tlinnkful for a bn.l ear, says the Times, leferrlng to Judge A. W. Kelso, who ifcenlly ln.t toe icnse or lirnilng In one ear. No, he is not thecatnened wl'li tho din't, but has a new grandson v. ho cries at night, nnd the .ludce now literal v turns n deaf ear to the youngster nnd goes oir to sleep. Selling six times within n few minutes one sheep brought the Cam lied Cross yo: Xover.ilier 2.'. 11)17. To All Chair men of County Counc lis of Defense Th" Miisouri Council of Defen throuch Mr. 1. II. Dunlan. chairman of the Aviation Committee, lias suc ceeded in localliig an tilatli'ii exam- ining noani in innpn ijiiy, wni re np- pllcantj fo rthis highly attractive f) sen ice III be examined from mlja- (A ......ii. r tit...j v.i,...u a ilowu. Knnsas. Uklnhnma anil Arkau 'sos. riense present the Information: Oieieln to ynur county council, and give It ntl the possible publicity I'll SSS99K3SSS9S3K3S9K9 Our Old Friends ''t'! At his farm sale. Ulgnr Wiley put UIV "f"' ''';, ,,, up onc"sheep wltii the promise that". 1,nP,lcI?l,,,!! A L''rc" J.nff'r; the proceeds from this snle should go to the lied Cross. It sold for SI0 anil the buyer nt once olTered It for sale again on similar terms, nnd this wns rejieated, until nt its sixth sate tho animal brought I2. Inking ndvnntnge or the big arc lights on the 72-foot derrick of tho oil drilling mnrhlnery nenr liavvitlc and Itocky l'ork, the 'possum hunters of that locality arc havln gthc times of their lives, reports Old Chip to the Kichmond .Mfssourlnn. The valley and hillsides arc lighted up until the po.um has no chance whatever to pursue his nightly quests, nnd simply turns up his feet and sulks. just because lie took tlie con trary side of the argument In n board. house (ll.'ctisslon of nntlonnt nues. IS s Ing tlons, nnd becnuse he foolishly brought from on old bureau drawer at homo a rusty pair of old knucks, n Daviess county young man was nrrcslrd nt Cameron the otlmr day chnrged with disloyalty, and the old weapon found nmong his clfects will damage rather than advance Ills contention or Inno ccr.ee. iiiMigiitirssnpM l the only p.x ei" pisihle to mnke for five Kngle vll'e girls who threw n snake Into n pnsliig nutotnoblle. The reptile slnuk the ladv driver In the face, rausing her to let go the wheel and only the prompt nctlon of lier lui bund saved thrm from plunging Into a ditch beside the read. The woman hits not yet recovered from the nerv ous collapse Into which she wns tin own by tliU cruel act. Tlie brightest light and the speed of Missouri motorists were too much for a Kansas Jack rabbit, which wan ilcrcd Into the neighborhood of Hurl- iniMjii Junction last week fur no wn ovcHaKcn on the rond, cornered lie- lwe'-n two cars and raUEht alive bv the hilarious joyriders, to udoni 11 rage that was piomptiy nuut lor mm in town, lie weigh 7'i pound, say the I'ont, and Is none the worse for his pxcltlng chase and capture. A coincidence or nn unusual na ture occurred at Gmvcr last week. when the old (ieo. Whitson pioneer home burned. It was built 71 year nro nnd strangely enough John M. W iltsnn. who entered the house when it was new, a a one-year-old child, and who has lived for years at Tonka wn, Oklu., was near Cowrr last week on a brier visit, nnn liurrlcil to tlie seem' of the tiro in time to help savo lie door nnd contents of the old home. A new cry has taken the place of "shop inrly ' in Hopkins: It I for 1 very man, womnu and child In the community expecting to have measles, whooping cough, Itch, grippe or any other slcknei-s. tn have it now. Wo d.'ind a good rhnnce of losing two of mr physicians, and il they are called to the color the two remaining doc tor will have their band so full that half of us will either have to dlo or lake to Christian Science, nnd one I about as bud a the other, Keillor W. U Monrhead, In Journal. Many yenr ago, when tho first elfort wn made tn solicit funds to pro vide a public library for Knvannnh, tliu town was nstonlsneil. ray tlie It.'- noiler. wben tlie roiiiinlltee or Ilia good women of the town succeeded In ii.lbctliig $10 for Hint purpose. Tho Irnoer on mat committee a wcu ns In many similar benevolent enterprise e. Mr. W. A. I'rlcc died last week, nped HI years, having lived to seo many or lier plans tor puuuc weiiaro In Suvunnah fullllled lievond the fond- t lump nf tlinsp early years. "I can remember wnen my lamer bought a row nnd calf for $.1, and paid for them by splitting rails at 25 cents 11 hundred," related a Nodaway coun ty cltlien tho other day, shortly beforo lils-death. Thl pioneer, A. T. Sttn son, say tho Democrat-Korum, enmo to tho county fifty year ago, when tho usual nbodo was tho log cabin nnd sheet of oiled paper served ns win dow pones. Weston was then tho only tint- market in tills whole section and liog seldom brought more than $1.25 n hundred and hnd to bo driven over land us far as 75 miles to market. ltcsentlng recent comments on Nodaway county' failure to meet lu (Uinta In various patriotic campaigns, l!..m,u-nml rnlln attention to Its own loyalty by giving dcfinlto figures for publication in the Nodaway nemo rrnt.Vnrntn. According to this state ment Ravenwood baa furnished more volunteers for tho navy than any other town of co,unl slio In tho United Statesj Its citizens bought IM&0 of 1 ho first Issue of Liberty bonds and $25,000 of tho second; gave $1,000, or $12 moro than their quota for the Hod r?r.in nnd tROO. or $50 more than Tiliolr nnntn. for the Y. M. C. A Hunting wiiu ciincr nog or k" In strictly forbidden on land owned bv each and all of the following par tie. Hunters take notice, and, stay ,.ir q ii, tfit nt thoTiotlco which Ed itor Price now runs regularly In the Princeton Post. Any landowner nmong his largo number of readers, desiring to protect nunll, farm fowl nnd nnlmuU by such a notice; may les" to Cunt. II. C. Allen president Aviation Kxamlnlng Hoard, linoni 211, l.'ithmti lluildinif. Knnsas City. An- plication blanks for admission into the Aviation Section. Signal Ulllccrs' lie- servo Corps, will lw given upon re quest, either by person or mail, if application 1 mane by man, tnrec let ter of recommendation arc necessary. The papers, with recommendations, arc then rent to Washington. If the paper nrc satisfactory, the applicant within three or four weeks, may ex pert to receive transportation and no tice to proceed to Kansas City fur final examination. No. 2. Training. Hip course of in tensive training in theory nnd drill re niilrc about clirlit weeks. The can didate i then sent to liylng school, where a course hi nrtunl flying nnd ndvnnceil tichnlcnl work may be com pleted In from one to three months. .No. ;i. ray. During tho rnl re course tho cundldatc receives $100 n month, nay, and nt 1 10 end or tlio course the successful candidate Is com missioned in the Aviation section of the .Signal Corp. An nppllrant who l.i aci'pted Into the service and fail to finish th"! course In either the ground school of the liylng school, is discharg ed and hrnt home. Nn. !. (Jual (lcations. Ann cant must be 10 or over and under .'10 yea's of ug, nnd possess n fair high school education, l or nn aerial nbzerver tho nee I'mlts are from 21 to not mors 'lion :5 year of age. I he applicant must be rb.vs.di'lv normal, nnd nns- wn nn: ir.nl right nnd hrnring. The requirements for post or balloon ob- reiver wlillo s.'i.iilar nie not so strict ns Ihut of pilot. The Aviation .Section of the .Slcnnl Corp is one of the 11101 attractive and Important branches of tho military sen-cc. The cxaminn t.'crri are not unusunlly severe. mot tlie war win be won in the nir I a theory held by many close stu dents of th ('conflict. In building up our nir Torre, tlie government lias es tablished six of these examining hoard throughout the country nml rlcht military cround school, oner- nteil In connection with leading col leges. Many men of draft age in your community arc certain to no interest' ed in tills special brunch of sen-Ice. r Itr.DKItlCK II. MU.MI-OIID, WILLIAM T, .SAUNDKItS, secretary. Ch'm. us make ftew friends because they know that we employ the square deal. r D !J nwU is an indication that Our Rapid Urowtn we are Rasing the public. If you are not a customer, oinis. rtt MMirs To ,ook out for our customers Vur IVlOiio frst, and our ownselvesafterwards. HOME BANK of FOREST CITY HENRY W. SCIIAFFEK.-Uircctor RUSSELI. II. SIIEFFIEI-I).;Cnshjcr BERTRAM S. FAIRHANK.Assislnnt Cashier W. M. HITT, With us Tcmpornrlly PUBLIC SALE Tlie undersigned will offer for sale on liis farm, known as ihc James Griffith farm 9J miles norlhwcsl of IVIound City, 6J4 wWcs northeast of Craig, 1 2 miles southeast of Fairfax, and 3z miles northwest of Maitland, on Tuesday, December 4, 1917 The following described property: Horses and Mules Brown Marc, 8 years old; Sorrel Marc, smooth mouth; Black Mare Colt, 2 years old; Mr. IIoout Thanks Missouri Aides. fo the Chairman nnd. tho Committees' ri i n.U l ' 1.1. ,1 I, f..ll f .1.- Dl. ' Ti,: D J of the l iiinlly Knrolliiient CnnipalKn 'DlilCK iriarc oii, i year uiu; iiicsu tuns uiu iuii uui ui uiu iuiikiii iiuuiii uitu in Missouri. The Unltol States trntor. Mr. Hoover, to tho r'cdcral Foot In Missouri as follow Slnlli'nn ntunnz-1 lit Hi inli Pnllinr R.iv Hnrc fi vnrc nlrl lAiirikt I 9Sn drnv Mnr. smnnlfv , bus tcieKraphci mouth, weighs 1400; Bay Horse, 5 years old, weight 1300; Bay Horse, 7 years old, weight n A(iministrntor(N00. Gwy Sad(c Horsc mou,h; Jorrcl Horse, 7 years old; Bay Marc Colt, 1 "The United States I-'onil Ailmlnln-' vn.ir nU R.iv IW.n-. 7 vonra nlrl. willi fnal In . Iir InKn CriI Hnrsc trntlon Is hlirhly Krntlfled to receive. ' ' " J Cattle One 4-ycar-old registered Shorthorn Gjw, will be fresh scon, bred to 0. W. Long s weeks' publication liis slmnlv liavlni rowinjr usi imvo nil tho lcnal bcncfUa of a four ks' publication uy eunpiy nu mno n.ldfd tn' tha trrowlnir of name appended to tills brief not ice. This effects an economy for tho t.ii.ti.inai nni Awnnr. uniia . ljio i- crcaslnit number of names adds prcst ly to the forco of the warning In the pUDUC iiunu. FOB SALE. TfiA r!rmsn M. . t,.,iMto ml f.rabam. Ma.. eluding three lots. Sealed bid wUI be recelvod by VL Hmm, it 'Oij; ham, Mo., to Tie sold to the highest bidder. Bids to be la by December 12, 1917, the report of Missouri on r'amllv Kn rollhitcnt week in the Brand total of 700,0(10 names. This means anil prom Ises much Jn tho iintlon-whio clfort for the conservation of food nnd the prop, rr feeillnir of our soldiers. I creatlv nnnrwlntn thn ilpvntiwl u-nrk nf volirl r.nVn1i,Mi,',i,,1.ihL,lllu!S ?olu??:t Herd Bull; 1 Black Cow, 3 years old, to be fresh about holiday time; 2 Red Cows, 3 years el to brinir about tho lino resulU of . . . .., . ., . . , - n 3 , , .'. , 11 ijn.i your campaign." , oia; 3 rica t-ows, o years oia, wiin caivcs dv incirsiac: y noan ncncrs, i ycaroia; icu ..AK SnU.rn..?L,I'0.f.OU."iLlrBn.n; Hmforc I ve,r olrl- R..11 Tnlvoc nnrl I Ypn.'llna R..II Tlino Pnlll- nil HJcK Hrndrv well us the active commltttccs, have J n ; Cnn cUnn Koo.1 reason to be proud of their na..and arc m nnc Snapc. .IIUIK llll.l Pill .i.V.I.K -'.r. HUM may know that tho people of tho wholo state appreciate it highly. Missouri now ranks first in proportion of sign, ers of the food plcdgo to population; second In proportion of signers to fam ilies; and second In signatures. Penn sylvania, with a population of eight million and one-half, reports 700,000 signatures; Missouri, with a popuu t on or l.fi w.uuu. renorts iuu.ouu sic natures; Illinois, with a population of (1,000,000 reports 618,000 signatures; lowa witn a population oi z,.:ou,uuu, reports uu.uuu signatures, ami Cal ifornia, with a population of 3,000,- 000, reports 407,000 signatures. Tho nconlo of Missouri may know that tho nromiso of these 700.000 Missourlans to support tho policies of tho l'ood Administration has greatly cncourageit Mr. Hoover, as well as tlio rctlcral rood Aiiniimsiraior oi .Mis souri, and will contribute directly to tho winning of tho war. rilEDEItlCIC II. MUMFOIW. federal Food Administrator. Hogs Three Brood Sows, bred to farrow in March; I Sow, with 5 pigs, and 5 Shoats. Miscellaneous On Set Double Buggy Harness, as good as new, will be offered for sale. TERMS: Sums under $10, cash in har.c, over that a credit of 6 months will be given; purchaser giving bankable note bearing 8 percent interest from date of sale. Grape and Currant Cuttings, I.ato November or early December Is probably tho best timo for making grape and currant cuttings, although any timo after tho leaves fall nnd be fore freezing weather is satisfactory. Some timo makine tho cuttings mnv bo delayed until spring, but under Buch conditions there Is risk of winter Injury to the new growth. U, c. Wig pnns. of tho University of Missouri College of Agriculture suggests that tho cuttings bo mnde in tho fall anil stored in crecn sawdust In a cool place whero they will not'frecie. If tho sawdust Is too wet the cuttings will mold, and If tho tempcrnturo Is too high tho buds will begin to grow ns soon ns tno rest period is over, Planting tliould be done as soon as f ossiblo In tha spring, so that tho cut ings may bo in the ground before growth starts. rMrs. Henry Teret Is spending tho Thanksgiving season with her son, Harold, and wife, at Kansas City, Kansas, Tom Ward and wife, of Craig, were here for a day last week, making arrangements for the Craig Dramatic Comnanv to nut on their latest com' edy lilt. "What Became of Parker," which thev will offer on next rues day night, December 4, and we hopo a lull house ior wero. E. P. EDDY COLS. BABB and FRIES, Auctioneers. To Increase Hog Production. Somo of tho best hog men of Mis souri are assisting in tho increased R reduction campaign that was started ovembor 20. These men will act ns special agents for tlio University of Missouri Collcco 'of Acrrlcultura nnd will hold fromjfour to six meetings In each hog producing county. or tno principal noir producinc tics of Missouri will bo visited. Meet ing dates will bo arranged with tho county councils of defense and tho farm bureaus. Thc3Q farmers, who are themselves nraclicat hose raisers, will unre that moro sows bo bred, that a higher per centage oi ine pigs uo raiseu, mat all hotrs bo mnde heavier so that thev will attain a good marketable weight, that pork be produced on a minimum of craln. and that losses from disease be eliminated by vaccination and san itation. The officials of the Federal Food Administration havo requested a dcfi nlto increase in pork production for each state. The Vcquest Is based on available suDDly of feed and upon other conditions which will determine E rentable production. Missouri has een asked 'to Increase production 60 per cent. In other words tho state HAWKEYE TREE PROTECTORS We have them on hand now; the .best protection against rabbits, mice, etc. Easily applied an In-expensive. Put them on NOW, before the rabbits "get'' your young orchard trees. We are prepared to take care of all your wants in horticultural lines-such as fruit trees, plants, etc., in large or small quantities, ornamental trees, vines, etc., for' thej'home" .grounds, and the best line.of spraying materials pn the market. Let us supply your requirements. - Murray Nurseries Oregon, Mo. Geo. R. Murray,-Prop'r. should have' 6,660,000 hogs Instead of 4,250.000. The percentage increase asked in Missouri is greater than that In any other state. Alabama itand next with requested increase oi 80 percent, T. A. Long, Vsterinarjr.