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m .font 53D YEAR. OREGON,- MISSOURI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1917. NUMBER 32. NEARLY TllltKi: MILLIONS Molt County Hank Statement Show Our People All I'rospr rous. With $390,000 subscribed to the Lib erty bonds, nml several thousands riven to the Red Cross cause, and Hod Triangle, the bank statements pub llshcd in the various bank, reveals tho fact that the people of Holt coun ty hove more money on deposit than over before In their history, nml from thin view point, are more prosperous than ever before. The bnnk statement nrc doubtles tho best barometer n people can have. When one mutt remember that r5 per cont of deposit belong to farmer, that CO per cent of nil depositor nre farmer; that 47 per cent of nil form era are depository, one must feel that our farming class ore reasonably prospcrou, for these several banks on Vnvnmher 201 li lind S2.007.822 on de posit the largest amount on deposit in the history or tno county; me see on,! lnrcrt. ilenoslt reconl was In March, 1017, showing a total of $2,- 8.14,2(12. wo ln not Know oi- any uci tcr endorsement wo could give n per son a to why they should live in Holt -....... nH.l nn IuiKjif nfvrument U'hV they should stay where they oro if they nrc living in uiu imu ruumy. Th InlnmpnU. n nubl shed. SllOW thn fnllnwlnir amount to bo on de posit in tho lfl banks of Holt county, on November 20, 1017: Zook & Hocckcr, Oregon ....28i,R'2 ClUiens, Oregon J0.1'!?;' Hank of Korcst City 18Vir:3 Homo of Forest City .S's-SHS Exchange. Mound Oily IB8;K r Hank of Mound City ....... 270.0.V Holt Co. Hnnk. Mound City.. 100,!:U Former, MnUlamt 3?!'?2? Pnnnlea. Mnllland 251,181 Hcnton, Craig WFi'P, Farmers & Merch., Craig ... lW'SI Peonies, Coming 02,838 Hank of Corning 142&'i llnnk nf MirelllW 10:1,00, Hank of Forta 401015 Hank of Fortcscuo 01,801 A t-CentSlamp Placed Here. Will Send This l'aper To One of Our Soldiers In France. Tout deposits. Nov. 2017 $2,007,822 Total June. 1017 2,703.380 Total March, 1017 2,8.14,202 Tho cities having two or more banks Tank In tho following order: Mound City (3) ??2&ril Maltland (2) K "??, Craig (2) MMW nrrnn CM 4M.547 J'orost City 273.1. rnmlnir 200,20; Only five time In tho past 25 ycurs hnvo tho deposits reached or passed the $2,000,000mark, and these were vITrl, inu S2.081.4B8 March, 1010 ... 2.039,185 November. 1010 -10TOI March. 1017 2,834,202 November, 1017 2,007,820 A Clctcr ltuc. John J. Lukens, our genial and ac commodating rural mail carrier out of Oregon, on louto one, told hi friends the other day that he was go ing to Cadlr, Ohio, fo ra visit with his daughter. Mr. anil .Mrs. Clar- mco "Stcnhen. No one for a moment tusnleioncd that John con templated mntrlmony, but ho did, Just Iho same. He went to Chicago, where lio was marricil .Monday of this week, iw,miW :i. tn Miss Cora Cummlngt. Tho counlo went on to Cadlr, Ohio, where tney win snenu ineir nonry moon with his daughter, Mr. and Mrs, Clnrcnrn Stephen, and to get ac- 3ualntcd with hi grandson, Jonathan ohnson Stephens. They expect to bo home In about two weeks, and wo suggest to tho R. F. I), crowd, that ho be shown, and that Link Shaffer bo given tho contract to mnka John' hmiiA unfa on Its foundation. Con gratulations to you, John, and your wire. May you tiom livo long nnu prosper. o Tell Where You Live. ' All those who are registered under the draft order arc notified tn Inform their local board of any chango In their address that has taken placo slnco they registered. A tho call will bca-ln December 1C. it Is ncccs Vary that the local boards know your present address, and failure to notify doc not excuso you. It Is an expen slvo trick to attempt to fool your Undo Sam. If you were n resident of Union township at tho time of tho first call, and hnvo slnco removed to Omaha, you had better get busy and notify your local board. Don't mako a fool of yourself by getting into trou ble witn tno federal government. i War Sating Certificates. ' I'rnhntn Jiulirp llnrrv M. IhintrAn has been chosen by the U. 8. Treasury department to be the county agent, in aiding to push this new feature of nldlng the financial end of the war, in the form of wnr saving stamps, and it seems tn us It wtuld lie a splen did Investment for children who nrc inclined to save, nml a good thing for parent who Imvc small means to aid their children. Thi Secretary of the Treasury of fer for sole to the people of the II. S. an Issue of the United States War Savings Certificates, series 1018, au thorized by act of congress, approved Sept. 24, 1017. I'ayment for or on ac count of such wur-snvlni: certificates must be evidenced by United States wnr-snvlng ccitlllrnte .stump, scries of 1018, which arc to he nirixed there to. 1 hp sum or such wur-snving cer tiorate outstanding shall nut at nny time exceed In the aggregate J2.000.- 000.000 (maturity value.) vtnr-snving ccrtincntes, wnr-sav-lug certificate stamp and United Slntes thrift stnmii (described below) may bo purchased, nt tho prices here inafter mentioned, nt postoltlcc, nnd ut numerous bunk and other uircnclo to be appointed by tho Secretary of llio Treasury. Advance sales llll be gin December 3, 1017. All salon of war-saving certificates und wnr-f-nv' Inir certlllcnte stamns mado In Do ccmbcr, 1017, will be sold at tho Jan uary, 11118, price, and tho date of Is sue of'ull certificates sn sold will be deemed January 2, 1018. A United State war-savlnir certlfi cnte, scries 1018, will be on obligation .I.- 1T-tt...l ...I...- ..-.I Ul UIU Ullllil aimi-i, mi ii-ii, iiiiii uiiij when, when one or more United State wnr-s avings ccrtlllcuto 'stamps, series or 1018, slinll lie oinxcd thereto. i.nm of such war-saving certificate will have maces for 20 war-sav ng certl' llcatc stamps, scries 1018, and earh of such stamp thereto nlNxed will have n maturity value of $5 on Jan. 1, 1023, which will accordingly give each such certificate, when bearing It full com plement or such stamps, u maturity valuo of 100 on said date. No.war- snv nir cert licute w III lio issueit un1 less at the sumc lime one or more war- sav nirs certificate stnmna shall M nurchaseil and affixed thereto, but no additional charge will be made for tho war-suvings certificate Itself. Tho nutno of the owner of each wur-sav-I ngs certificate must be written upon such certificate at tno time or mo ! je thereof. War-saving certificate stamps, ser Ic of 1018. will be Issued in 101H nt the following tirires: Januury $4.12 Februnr' .$4.13 .March 4.M April .... -i.i.i May 4.10 June .... 4.17 July 4.18 August .. 4.10 September.. .. lJU uciouer .. t;. Novcmuer iiecemucr .t.; The average, issuo price above fixed lor the year Win with interest at 4 icr cent per annum cojnpounncci ipiar erlv for tlia nveriiiro period to IIM1 turlty will uiuount to 5 on January 1, 1U23. o They Are Lieutenants. We congratulate two splendid boys. who took training to bo soldier laJs nnd passed such excellent examina tions tliat they havo been commission ed as fcccoml lieutenants at tho 1'ort Sheridan training camp. These' are Hiclinrd, son of Mr, and Mrs. frank K. Allen, of Craig, and tho second la Kobcrt Hay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Stevenson, of near Ore gon. Tho former Is in tho Infantrj'i and tho latter in tho field artillery. They are a pair of splendid young men, and If given a show will mako good. Hay Is now homo for a brief visit Nntrmber Weather. November. 1017. iroc Into our roc onls as being the dryest ever known hero no measnrame snow tan or nun fall. In 1017 we had 2.0(1 inches of rain and In 1000 wo hud only .00 of an Inch theso two were tho dryest Novembers. It I not common for us to have any snow fall, and If we do, It Is generally verv lfsht. For tho nust six yean wo havo had no mcasurablo snow fall. Fifteen out of the past twenty-five years we havo had no measurable snow falls, whilo the heaviest In that Kcrlod was G Inches in 100C; while tho eavlcst rainfall In that 25 years was 4.41 Inches, In 1000. Thanksgiving day wus n beautiful day, free from rain or snowj tho nlr uracing anil invigorating, ine inuxe mum wa 48; the minimum 25, am tho mean 30.5 degrees. Indian summer began on the 5th am1 continued through tho month. Hud wo been favored with tho No vember weather in October our farm. crs would not be complaining of tho soft corn. November 10, 1880, tho ground froze solid and did not thaw out until April, 1881. During that winter snow drifts covered fences, and for several weeks traveling was suspended. Tho extremes for November, 1017, were: After January 1, 1918, The Sentinel will be $2.00 per year On nccmint of the Increased rtit of rtrolhlng that goes into the make-up of a lieM.pvr, and alMi the Increased cost of lltlng, e are compelled In adtanrc our subscription lo $2.00 per )rar, aflrr Janunry I, 1018. The promt rale nf ll-'O per enr will hold good until January I, 1018. and thoe desiring to pay In adjance, nt $l-"0 pr )ear, ran do hi, unlit IhN date, but will be limited l( (Ho )rrs a sating of $2-"0 to tlioe ho take advantage of this offer. Tllli SKNTINHL I'HINTINO At l't!III.ISHIN; CO. INJt'KY FOLLOWS INJURY. ItecoM'rlng from Seme Hurn, Mrs, llo) d Hughr Fractures Her Hip. " Home Coming. t I'rosrnt and former resident nf New I'idnt to the immlier of nearly ono hundred fathered in that village on inanKsgiving nir win nrsi annual SUtlrlh Wcthling Atmli'rsry. Monday. Dee. 3, being Mr. and Mr". (iio. Mckoun' sixtieth nnnlversnry. memliers cf the family living near came to tho old homo to help them celebrate. Ono of tho number, n sin-.home coming of what tho participant tor or Mr. Mrhmvn . .lr. r.miiy were iiloaMil tn term tho "old crowd," llanl nif. nf St. .in.enli. ramo ns n'nicnn mr therrbv tlio vnunifnters ulin surprise, not having visllcd them for' went tn school there twenty years some time. 'ago. The day was spent in fenstlug A Imuntlou dinner was served and and merrymaking; speerhmnking nnd done Justice In th tableware which visltlmr, nnd when tho time ciime for nan iiren in mo inmiiy nir years, ami separation everyone present iiceinmi used only on rare occasions, was thnt It was one of the most enlovalilo brought forth. xvcnslons within their memory. .Mr. Mrhnwn was liom in nucnan- I ho hlciTor organising n home com- nnu county. May 30, IR.1i, reaching Ing nsoc'ntlon nrlginntoii with Jlrs. his 80th mile stone last May. J. C. Snahr, of Skldmoro, who In her Mrs.McKon wns lsirn In dnsennade yming days wns Miss Rosa Oren, sev county, Dec. 31, 1811, nml sient her oral months ago. Invitations were childhood In St. Jnselih. width has sent to n ronslileniblivnumlier nf fur. chnnged greatly since that time, ns mer residents, who were asked to be sup romcmtier it. . nno guest or thoo who still make Their mnrrlngo vows were taken In their homo In New Point nnd vicinity. mnr.nnln. Deo. 3. 1857. the Rev. Upiinnnteii mnl nrcrntntireii were rn Cliamborlaln olficiating. They settled celved from many, ami when tho time near St. Joseph, on a farm, later mov for tho homo coming urrivrd it was Ing to the city. For several year, , found that tho function wn n greater after tho summer' work was done, success than the promoter antlcl- .Mr. .McKnwn icrt ins inmiiy umi mc p.ien. grandfather nnd worked ns u freighter) Tho gnthoring wa held In the Odd across the plains. There were no rail- Follows' hall, which Is well ciulmicd rends nt thnt time, lie was employed for such an iissemblnge. Tho ban by tho Ingham Christie Freighting iiurt tables were well supplied with Co., nnd used oxen und heavy wagon thnt essential commodity which Her to t.e.or. 'supplies of all kinds brt Hoover Is trying tn conserve. Ho mini nt. josepn to ine western sinics.jwouin nave neon u illsnppointeu gov taking In payment cattle, which wero eminent official If he could have look driven to tho cities and sold. On dlf-nl In on tho baniUet hall In New ferent trips ho visited Fort Ijirnmle,1 1'olnt on Thanksgiving, 1017. Hut Wyo.; Salt I.0V0 City, at which time even n mnn like Hoover enn overlook tho foundation for the Mormon tern- a point onco in it while, and It Is pin wn being laid there; Central. doubtful if lie would have entered 11 City, about 15 miles west of Denver. ' protest against thn uso of so much On this trip lie took 11 piano up In tho foodstuir for an orcuslun of this mountains; n" point la Mexico, on tho kind. return trip from hero tho men walked, 1 Dr. Knrl Ruhl, of Kansas City, of (mvlntr nno team nf mule to haul delated ax toastmaxtcr and report their provisions and beddlmr. On.nro to the effect that ho bundled the theso tr n tho train consisted of as.Jott with tho grace anil ilignlty of an many ns 4R wagons. There were no'nld timer nt this post. Interesting lirlili'i'n nml Ihev forded most of tho talk Weie made bv J. C. Knnlir. of streams. It took about threo week Skldmon1, nnd Fred A. Mitchel, of to go anil about one montli or tes 10 Minwneo, ivnns. aim) an interesting return. .They hud to keen a shnip talk by Sergt. (!uy Harmon, of Camp lookout for Indians, n they rnmot Funston, on the use of i;as in the time attacked tho trains, robbing army. Mr. Harmon I a nephew of them or tneir hock nnu provisions .urs. r.mma iiragg, rrnrncniiy uu At one time Mr. McKown nml a enm-'or tno visitor wero cnlltMl upon to re panion, who were on mule searching spond to toists, and the program re. Surely Mis. Floyd Hughes, of the Cutp district, has had her cup of suf fering mole than filled, nnd Is entitled to the sympathy of nil In her misfor tunes thnt havcTomo to her not single, but doubly. On June 21, 101H, while making n fire at her home with conl oil, sho wn frightfully burned about her nrm, body and legs, and for month she lay a sufferer In a gt. Joseph hos pital, her skin being grafted from llesh taken front her husband. Only recently bail Mr. Hughes been able to walk, nnd only with much effort lin sho been able tn do this. On Thursday, or last week, 1 hanks giving Day, Mr. and Mrs. Hughe ami baby went over to Fillmore, driving In their buggy, to spend the day with Mrs. Hughes' parents, Mr. nml Mrs. Jnme Shore. Tho time came for them to start on their return homo. Mrs. Hughes got Into the buggy first, nnd when her husband got into tin' vehicle with the baby, the borne shied nnd turned tho buggy over. Mrs. Hughe wo thrown out on the lined ground, and dragged some distance licforo the horse stopped, and Mr. lluiihe could get contiol of him with the baby in Ids nrms, but neither Mr. 11. or tho imiiy were lujurcii, inn 11 was found thnt Mis. Hughe' hip was frac tured. Mrs, Hughe wa at onco taken tn St. Joseph hospital, where she l.i reported as doing us wrll us could pos sibly bo expected. Flnvd llUL'hes. nf Orecun. and Flla C. Shores, of Fillmore, wero married In this ciiy iy Hov. v 1,. .Meyer, Mnrrh 4, 101 1, nnd in Juno, tho fid Inw'itur vrnr. sho was fiiuhtfOllv burn ed, and tor months sho suffered, nml 1 it,, r. 1.. .1... i.! .1.. 111 r nir iiumi; in 1111.- iniiiiiih-. iiv 11,1 bono n sneedv recovery from her Into accident may come, nnd with it her trouine ami aiiiictioits may cease. for rnltle thnt bud straved. worn liur sued by Cheyenne n their poivjes for n distance of aliout Ifi miles. Mr. and Mrs. Kown come U Holt county In 18C0, where he worked In tho tfmlier, rifting tho log down tho Missouri river to Forest' City, Mo., nnd Whito Cloud, Kan., finally set tltnir nn their farm, west of lllir Ijlke. nenr Hlgelow, where they hnvo slnco cd liven, ineir luiiiny cuiibi.h. m vihiiv children. They arc: William McKown, of Rogcrsvlllo, Mo.; Jerry McKown, of I'endcnnls, Kns.; Mrs. C. O. riummcr, Stelnnur, Neb.; Mrs. Jnko Mayer, Soldier, Kas.; Mnttle McKown, Hlgelow, Mo.; John McKown, Seneca, Neb.; Albert Mc Kown, Hlgelow, Mo.; Mr. Thomas Murphv, Rulo, Neb. There nro nlno grandchildren, and ono great grandchild. Mr. nnd Mrs. McKown nro activo and hearty nnd tako a lively Interest In their work. Otto Fuhrman, who has been at Superior, Wyoming, for tho past year or two, arrived Monday, and will spend tho winter with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. C. J. Fuhrman. Mrs. John Horneckcr, who was operated upon a few days ago at one ' of the St Joseph hospitals, has been In n most alnrmlncr condition, but late . reports come to us that she has rallied and Is now slightly better, and it 1.1 hoped has inauo a change tor me uct 72 72 73 70 Maximum. 1. 10. 21. 28. 20. 20 17 21 25 Minimum. No rain: troco of snow; Thanksgiv ing, 20th Max. 48; Min. 25. Mean Mux., tin; mean nun., at; mean, 44. Accepted Under. t'rotcst. Missouri railroads havo accented tho passenger rato Incrcaso by tho com mission under protest. The railroads nrguo that they should havo had the !l cent rata annllcd. . . , fl 1 , , 1 1 - L 1 1. 11 is generally unncreiuuu mm mu cviuenco submitted uy 1110 raiiroaus in tho 1015 hcarlncr. when tho com mission allowed n passenger rato in crease, was- wcbk in comparison 10 the figures showing tho Increased cost in every department of railroad service nt the present time, and tho necessity for mener rates. 0 Corn' has been drying and harden. ing nicely and tho elevators nro ,now buying iiDcrauy. tlllned its Interest to the rnil Music wa furnished by Krman Mil ler, of Skldmnre. clarinet, accompanied bv his sister, Lulu, on the piano. Miss (rare McDonald, of Oregon, played 0 piano solo and Mnrk Kunkel 11 cornet soio, 1 ne several mindicr wero well received, a thov deserved to be. vt nen tne program had been finish I a permanent oiWnnl7atln wm formed by the election of Mr. J. C. Spahr, who wa empowered to select an executive committee, which will have general charge of tho arrange ments for u bigger gathering next cor. x. X. X. Notice to Hank lo Stop Oterdraft. Nntlro from Hon. C. F. Knrlght, State Hank Commissioner, hnvo been received bv nil banks thnt tho over draft must bo eliminated front tho bnnklng business. Tho commissioner nns taken a very firm stand in tho matter nnd point out that tho practice of allowing over drafts Is not only bad practice, and contrary to good banking, but that It la iiipf'fii. lie emnnnsizes ma iucl that tho state, charters bank only on tho condition that they stick to sound method In banking, and that to allow overdrafts i not a sound method, and that all bank must eradtcuto this evil, nml on tills ho Insl.sts. And he also states that tney nring ims nouco before their bonrils of directors, as ren'uired by section 83, und further that they pass'o resolution nt tho next monthly meeting prohibiting over drafts, basing it upon tho demands of .ho SAte Ranking Dcpaitmcnt. Therefore, keep track or your bank account, so thnt you will not issuo a check that will overdraw your ac count, ns tho banks will havo to com ply with tho demands of tho department. Gcorgo Gclvln shipped out his first car load of new corn lost week, I TAKK NOTICK! No business ha fell the cf felt of war price more strong ly than hn the newspaper hus. nrs nothing even of Hie most insignificant character seeming ly that ha not advanced from 100 to 300 per cent, and this necessitate iih front (he law of, elf preservation (o charge here after, beginning with January 1, 1018, for nil church, school, lodge, and other organization, linvlng notice where charge are made for financial guln; card of thank, resolutions, -etc nt the rate of ten cent per line. Don't blame Jho ever poorly paid newspaper roan; It Is a con dition and not a theory that con-. front him, and being a human being just liko other folks, he I confronlcd with the problem how to live and mako his in come meet Ids outgo. We hopo our patrons and friends will appreciate our very perplexing situation. v Tho subscription price on and after January 1, 1018, will be advanced to $2.00 per year. V . luteal SulTrago llranch. On Monday evening, Drcemlier 4, 1017. 11 sutfrairo meet nc wus held nt tho homo of Mr. T. S. Illnde, to talk over tho prospect of the passage of the Federal Suffrage amendment and to organlro n local brunch to the Ml tourl Suffrage Association. Mis .Marie 11. Ames, or ispringiicid, Mux., representing the National American Woman huirroge Associa tion, wns present nail outlined tho present status of tho Federal amend ment ami loin 01 tno political reason why It wn likely to pass, In till ses sion of rongress. Following the talk It was voted to form a local branch of tho suffrage association to be known as the Oregon Kipiul Suffrage l,oague. The follow ing officer were elected: President, Mm. F. I'. Conk: first vice president, Mr. II. A. Nolhorland; second vice president, Mrs. C. K. Hunker; sere- tary, .Mr. W. W. Dawson; treasurer, Mrs. j, 1 uogan. An ndvlsoiv lionnl. consisting of tho following1 men. wns also elected: Judge S. F. O'Fallon, Rev. II. 11. Daw- son, Dr. .1. U Megan. Mr. liugn ii. Ilarsha. Mr. V. D. .00k, Mr. (ion. .Murray, Mr. Harry Dimgaii. Mr. K. A. Dunham. Mr. W. II. Alklro. Rev. W. C. Johnson, Rev. C. F. Hand and Robert Mnnti-nmcrv. It wn voted that tho next meeting if the l.euiriie ho he il tho second Moil day In Januury, In tho Court House, and thnt a program be given at that time program to bo sent by Miss Ames. I ho following women weio present at the meeting In addition to tho officers: Miss Ronnie Hrodlieck, Mr. 1. S. Illnde. .Mrs. J. I. ending er, Mr. F. II. (indium, Mis Mayme (irccne, Air. S. F. O'Fallon. It wn voted to concentrate on nn Increase In membership, und to collect due or 211 rent lor eacu memncr Respectfully submitted. AlAlur, 11. rt.'ir.n. Commissioned First Lieutenant. llnrrv l'etieo writes that ho has received h comm sslon n first lieu tenant In the Aviation Department nf the Hlgnni .Norvice in tno army. 11a ha not vet been assigned to active duty, and wrlteti that he may bo as- s omen to 1 utv at so 110 aviation scnooi for a few weeks whilo waiting for orders to "go ocro's." Noel 11. and 1.00 11. retreo, son or Rev. Charles K. 1'ctree. of St. Joseph. have been commissioned ns second and first lieutenants respectively at tho training school at t ort Micrliian. nicy nro now a tliomo fur a furlough before going to their posts. School Note.""' There seem to be some misunder standing a to when the children are permitted lo enter the buildings. The nigh school building I opened about 8:00 a. m. The grade building fa opened nt tho snmo time, except that the children are not permitted to en ter their room until 8:30 n. m., when the teachers nrc there to take care of them. The hall I open early enough o that none of those who come from n distance are forced to stand out In the cold. I'nrent should sec thnt lit tle children do not start too early lit tho morning; 8:30. or when the first Ml rings, i early enough hero in town. The building nrc opened and children taken enre of nt any and all time 'within reason. The buildings are not open nt nil times on account of so pinny book nnd supplies Mng stolen before tho tcarher arrive. The Xmas holiday will begin Dec. 21, anil continue ono week. There wlil he nn New Year's vacation this yenr, a the state superintendent, Mr. Lam kin, urge nil holidays be ns short ai possible, enabling school to close as soon ns possible In the spring. Tills gives the older boys a chance to bo, I'ln farm work. Thi' rot Literary will bo Friday, D. 21. ;iist More tho holiday. Thu prvprnm Is tn bo given by the Junior eltiM. The literary program nro giv en by different classes during tho year. Slnco sn many question nf inimeil fair interest haw- arisen during thn pioient war, the F.nglish classes hno j'Vnt v of mold 111 to woik on. Kng lili ill is woikWi; 01, the question of the lUstnirtltnlity of the submarino nrd pi midlines. " Wo :uo exiretir.i lo have n good basket ball gome, Friday night, but rati not say Just what tram will bo heii', as several team havo asked for latcs. A. A. .. o Wrongs jlusl He Righted. Conines convened Monday of till week, Decemlier M. Declaration of war with Aiistria-llunimrv wa rec ommended to thnt body by I'rcsldcnt Wilson in His annual message. Immeillati! war with Turkey nnd Hulgaria, (ieiinany's other allies, tho liresiileiit told congress no did not be love necessary at this time because. they do not yet stand lit the dlicct p.itli of necessary action. Immediate war against Austria, even though she only be Oermany'a vassal ami not her own mistress, tho president declared was necessary be cause tho central power must be con sidered 11 one ond Isxauso the- war can be conducted successfully in no oilier way. lilvmg piam wnmmg. However, tnac he jvould not hesitate to ask for a dec laration of war on Turkey and Hul garia when bo considered It necessary, (lie president said: Wo shall go wherever the necessi ties of this war curry us, but It seem Immediate and practical considera tions lead us nml not held any other I'euco. the Piestilent tokl romrress. ran come only when tho Prussian mil itary numeracy is neaten down; wneit the Herman pivplo make peace with tho world through ruler tho world an trust, when t hev make reparation fu rthe wrong their piesent ruler havo done and when tho enslaved people of llelgluin, northern Franco nml the llalliiia have been set free. Cermanv' declaration that she la 1 1 i-l 1 1 1 it lt 11 wnr nf Hi'lf-defensc airalnst deliberate aggression, tho president In ringing wont deciiireil "wantonly false" and he reiterated anew that no one is threatening the existence of. Hip Independence of tho peaceful en teiijrlso of (Icrmnny. o Ho Came Hack. 1 There were doubtless many homo coming Tlmnksglvlng Day, but nono wo niiinn thul brought mora gcnuina hnnnlncs than the coming back to thn old homo where ho was burn than that nf Will R. Curry, tn see his father and mother, tho junior or ibis great rcng luu prima and wife, and sister. Mr. J. J. Ruylilll, nnd niece. Miss Kdn-i, und oilier relatives, lie 1 sun on tno stalT of the Indianapolis Times, and make good wherever his duty calls In the newspaper lleldsllko all thoio who havo gone out from thu Old Senti nel, they know a good new item wncn they see It flitting down tho pike, and lie get It. He hit tho ocean fever, and wo will not bo surprised to hear of his being "somewhere In France" Kimm dm. I.iliu hi irrandfulher. Jnmc II. Curry, ho 1 ready to go for ward "to do and die" lor 111 country. ycd hl.H Was Doubly Thankful. Thnnksirlvlnir wn doubly celebrated at thn C. II. Ravhlll home, on Thurs day, in addition to tho regular season al celebration, 11 wus tno sevcniccntii h rthi nv of Mr. Ilavh III. Tho ramlly clrcio was complete, nit of his chil li ren be nir present, and' a sn end HI dinner wn served 'by bis estimable wife. Those present wero John Scott nnd wife, of Forest City; Johnson Hnyhill, wife nnd daughter, l.iinn, nnu Ra nil Moore, wife and daughter, Mil' drcd. A Lively Husincss. Riley Turncy, ns mnnagcr of tho Leo Cider nnd Vinegar Company, at For est City,' loaded his 28th tank car of tho plant's product this .week. Riley says they havo shipped 43 car loads of elder apples, not including Jocal stuff. He estimates that tho firm has paid out fully 20,000 tlja season for alt purposes. Ho has promised our corrcspondenfthcro a full detailed TO port lobe near future, lie hi cunilni! ho put only enjoyed lib Thanksgiving, but be ulso enjoyed birthday with then). They Saw I'arhcr. Tim dramatically Inclined nconlo of Craig, whenever tho ycomo to town. never ran to give 11 goon snow, nnu they never como only in tho name oC it worthy caute. Their visit hero Tuesday nigiit was m tno interest ot their local library, nnd they camo to town to find out "What Uccamo of l'arkcr," and 11 splendid audlenco gructcd them. There is much dramatic talent tn tho company, and each and every member of tho company sus tained tlicir respcctivu rous 111 un uu mlralilo manner believing and guided by tho old saw, "act well your parti, there tho honor lies." Wo wero clad they enmc, and wo are of tho opinion that the audience was glad thoy came, for they seemed satisfied with tho manner In which they did their work.. 0 i' Markt, tho"" little four-ycar'd son of Mr. and Mr. Earl Richards, while playing In the house 011 Thurs' day of last week, November 20, fell" on the floor in such a way ne to break-, his leg betiscen tho V.nce and. ankles Dr. Ilorran was called and cct tha , limb, and ha is doing nicely. ; 1 'f.i A tVtetf&k fi't iiSNlfV.