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NORTHWEST MISSOURI NEWS The Mot Important Nen Condensed From the Leading Papers, by A. A. Jeffrey. award of $500. The content etojed Nov, 7, l!)Ifi, says the Skldmore News, hut there were u,13 entries from i2 Mate ami territories, mnking the judging no (rreat a tnfk that it was not completed until Feb. 12, 1&I8. A stock feeder, tfrmM a pood one, hut not named bv the Plattsburg Leader, kept nn accurate account of his cattle feeding operations during , ,.. r-ni monuiii anu iour.il inai no jun or ran down the strange Imyl lK)Ul ,fJ ,h M lh catle ' aught It, It Is nbout the site, of a(1(, lh(, mtJ,r,,t ni, m . w.ou,,, hsV(5 brought him If invested In safe fc curitie. Sixty Poland China hogs put on the market last week, at Itidgeuay, by J. C. Courtney & Son, were junt 10 month of age, fays the Ilethany lie publican, and averaged .16 pounds each. They were taken from the fann to the stock yardi In auto trucks, whlrh prevented much of the usual shrinkage. ny naming w) pound, or om A whit skunk that Un'l a skunk has people guenlng near Princeton, says the Post, Homer runerion an-i his d and eau r, .limb ftrrl Is white Some old hens sit, some lay, and others have greatnens thnist upon them. When a Plymouth liock hen, near Kdlnburg, In Orundy county, grew very fat and the food adminis tration decree! that she must remain In her own community, her owner. 0. 8. McKemy, presented her to the l!el Cros, and with a Ited Cross custodian she. began making the rounds of the farm snlts. Alreaily she ha brought Mi ni nuruon, as tTnn to the junk man in his little eo.nt- publican, and word has gone tatPf wagon, rtarland Clark, a flrant City that she wdl be sold again and again , tany h wh Tf,'. until the sum has reached! 'bune. to buy seventeen thrift stampi. -A tw-nty-bye ,tnt Thrift Stamp, Thc n buwi is with every . $2.00 purchase was the , , ln th. uvH, eral i ten- ling to the ng City a . . t . . I : . I 1 . . ; I . I : .. .. . i I . . ; " ' , ' l I... .,.-,.. 'I"""" " """ing , tnnn, i.ioie ,nr "i-r..m"iK "Jr'the advance in cots and the r ivy pondent of the Tark,.. v is but JO ents. Me Kail's Is to cents, M)ms of several projects complete d n, )ar1 nniI Sta there I; recent year ha. con' inrr d ,U,llIllf h;u, u.fn ,on ln mot of the landowner, on the M r,.c,.nt, lf. u.vi,., nfe. ,.f , .. sour! and Nishnn lotion s that tie r,.,pM.tV(.y '"-In'X larger gener.,1 farm :L a?Tft to the Tark Avhlaneh". MM 'lrson ln,.r,. , ,a,,. of MV(tr , A- Stevens dispow-l of W en-Tg local shippers. of property. Includ.ng ltt.000 worth, A Un,, lfW,'in th um tl cr1n' . ,.' 000.000 for rwk rowls Is the gonl o.' -Though Ive W tnvn ,.Mt m fieart-.m. in frfrtn the com- nlty. ovn .ld,er .,. rl ,a,t rt,k Iiys, the Mav-M'le . rh'd ann.i'ir.r. s Miifc ros h' lohn I'ullei--,t Xhk it henceforih will draw the lie.. J" m publishing lettert of th.mks for i,,,,., f,in , l7 !iml ,Mt frarfs and sweaters. . ..,. . ..- .-ta ,. ,.kh,t rt r'-mnrrmn- -re; im- . .., ,)ir ,Rr.!. of rireniiy rr"ii i"'i o m .ihj -vni.; I"".1'""; "v...... ........... ror Hunting purposes in e ai iirooKiiri'i mercr.anw ia ;try Khw) ,i,.triCt,, IlCfor, " .K'.'" 'i..' ".' King uty Chronicle. KIi inn v r niiv ni l.rNTK i iiil i.1 minii''. lllmg "Ul-r Itillclii"! lit J .'I.. I'lulli.r. or Inrkio. I erai.i in the l i ns or n K'ai pnysi- .( tt r,cr, fr ,hfr(r kn,, t s, elan, rIM forth art 'mext.ert.d rorr,. - H.k wh h bark from a r..'ijhK.r. -I have twelve , ,,. ( i(h hen. an. don t t-H upm at a I. Vi, hl ,h AVBtowhA he rtK.t. "I I lv n.-xt door t Ir. A r.ronl in w,ng cars w,u. Murray and ma be 'Aat acrou.'s for, ,,,,. , ,. , , the Tnrklo gm.n ho d-tor g-ltin.; o ny Tl-, .hipp-r. Iat wc k. ..rcnlmg to the to iwn nte...K a- friendly teris Av;,!un.h, tth,. h Kx r,l.,l,,f rn thHr hns jv'denlly are. whU the i , '.1S',' ifi.. ...ir. f .'KirilllllK UK I 'f I III. R llernld Tb"re was r.O s'aikeii n dr he. tancy In th winner in wh:ch Clinton eitunly ftdoitil lb" farm agent propt. Kltlon. After IWiO had b-n raixd bv private subrripti'in f ir that purpoe, nys the pi .tt-.butg N-tder, tl.e n.unty rirt uppr prinie. ni n month fur the next tbre our. W th the JI.V00 from s'fiie nnd fflernl aid tins will make n fund of J't.ViO nvuitub' the first j ear s work. :n the afternoon, Miid b loading till night, he loudnl out eight larn of ccin by noon the next ,iiy. --rrt-ieven hi ml of fluriie Jer njf -wine brought ? 1 1 .;.. at the Or till l.lnitiger ale, at I'ninnx, e,tjifc. lulling a in iirurd for that bred m Mi oouri, fiiy the lorre pondint f tin- Tnrklo Avnliinrhe. 'II,. .r...n:..i t r:.it 't..i f IKIIIHMtll"ll 'fl il ll'l mil 1 r nt Jaii:enirt lnin Ik en urre- ful. nr. . tin' (lalutin .North .Mi.ouri:iii. I he COME TO THE Fifth Annual St. Joseph Automobile, Tractor and Truck Show "Bigger and Better Than Ever" AUDITORIUM .sllll March 6, 7, 8 and FREE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY AFTERNOON AND EVENING Doors Open 10:30 a. m. S. R. FARMER, President F. E. FRENCH, Sscretav Are You Going nm kitfitiKint rfit tin. itittiie u nn .. . . . , ; ;p , ilium ni juniivfKiri nimnceii the ven- do riot own car- m, . r, l.iving,tori t,1M. ,, ,, !,, , , full Varlouds roun v fftrine r in he bill.t.. be ( on-; f .stlr,h.,rn calves ami tll.triliute'l tltutlon. In n pie., for hllihrnck-. ; ,,., , , . ,,..,, K r)" f ,he "Tliey form u large portion of our , rMllnlu,lUy:' , r M '"rv ulntlon. 'lie n.oney they leave In y.iur . n,(J arti.tiojirit s. ruy is jum n goon .is wi- owht hi-, . ..,... , r ..,)Un,. .,,... ,h i.iiKTiy .Mivanro rinmi it rrcilituble lowV." -Almost four time what it wa In1 record fur Mary l.ucimla Alexander, ! XT, "l.!;r,vr',H V.' !"""":. !' t age. who lias c;npleted iwu lit VM1,ii, a the ,Mnrvllle In- ,,, Alexander, how to knit. - .- iTonaiiiy mo Highest price ever rea'Ueii ror twn lirmxls of young tur aMISRRRBHIfil keys is the arhievcmenl rreditnl bv IMUIBIIll the l.llHrty Advance to Mrs. Dan iMSjimuniMzuatmiMliir tuikeys, all ralM-d lam summer bv two tuikev h"iis. fur SI IS. 10. j - DlPtlngulidiiil by the fort that he ,wn Henry CliiyV iihysicinn uml at ti'ii'led that great sUitesmun nnd his .fiunlly ninny inrs ago In Kentucky, nr. J lliixieml, or IliiKenridgr, is At LlillMANS Tk dr W loM Mil ll Wl lnth of pic fortdi bf tttrr dcitriplion fU lUilloliof KF.ADY 10 WKAR CAHMtNTS. You csn is nir hlf Lv li.-l.n, .1 t.UIMAN'S on KtMNANT DAY ubnut to gain the further distinction of a reiiti'iiniiriiin. If ho lives until the tth of March he will be 100 ycum 'old. I - In nunlifying as iidininistratnni of 1 the ivlate of tho late Win. V. Itnnkln, I in I ii IK Ki, j, il. nankin and J. 1;, Trnvis were reiiiiriil to fumlhh n mil lion dollar bund. The lute .Mr. linn. kin, acconliiig to the Atrhlson Countv .nun, rarneii inivKI UK) IllhUratice, Ilin Whaley grist and llouring mill at Albany wa bought Inst week, leiinri inn MiiKor, ny inn iaw .Mill. - it,.,. r i.T i- ... ne. The ilgl.est average val.m ?n in cm,.,,anl.. " """" it i 1 1 . ,J t! ..v. i... vnl ' -"u hundred head of :.ycnr-old Hhlp-Slll n acr . Die iiv.rnB yal-'kl(.rH llTmKhi lo Unionvillc last week i.t. A-f tin f mHu riM I. la I- 'j f mi win ii in t hi in in nation countv of farm land for Is JHH.TI an acre. 111... ....... . !.. . l -The story of sorrow noar;Uc.cde H'o a 11 l ' r fCr .V?r .r,m,nl"ln ii1 " .i.I ,ll lvi,n.in: -At a .uU meeting of the pupils is fhe M , hrii I famll'v husband and an,' '"rtn,i "f tho J,,h"on "h0"1 '' "Al ?'XSC 1 of inr ffLn-trirt. ..In . J'lnt township, Sullivan month ago, now iney arc cniiuicss, county, lust week, six llaby llonds wern Uken by tho pupils, and $1,005 was subscribed by tho parents anil pnimns. inui scaooi, says me union ville Republican. Is doing some (rood. Sixteen ordinary good cows In the farm sale of White Si Owens, near Skldmorc, brought an avcrago of S104.C6 each. Hay sold for $29.60 a ton and straw for $U.f0, says the News. Tho habit of kindness grows on a man when once acquired. Last week tho death of Cal Henry, of Harrison county, at tho age of fill vcars. called X team 1 J rrLM'r.''' "ifenry3 d State Mne Herald. I Lh.lnf"rt, ",nl rneuinonln took them all, one by one. Mnaides, developing Into pneumonia, was tho cnusn of each and every death. A trained nurse wbh obtained, but without avail. The Mitchell home was plastered after cold weather set In, and the supposition Ih that the moist ure therein caused pneumonia. A rapid rise In tho demand for work horses or tho boosting power of tho auction sale, caused an Atchison county farmer to recejvo moro than he asked for a team of horses. For norno time he hail tried privately to get a buyer for l 11 UI m r in '"""" vitwa w ' tW x IInHMi cur Is described In thn Grant City Times. First. Lieut, ti. u. Haas, rornv er editor of thn naner. writing from Chlckamauga Park, Oa says he sat watching a mountaineer woman s( tobacco juice at a half brick twel feet awav until hi nut him noticing- it. He was curious to count the hlU before a miss should occur, but not one miss did he record. Former Editor Haas is a member of the 51st U. S. Infamtrr. Two yean ajro the association for National Highways and Good Heeds Ersrywhcre, with headquarters la Massachusetts, launched a $2,800 prise Mtntaat for rood roads nnotocranhs. open to the world. Last week, the final sward of prises was completed, ltd to Northwest Xiasouri raaa, O. Ashbrook, of SUdsaere, eeae the it honor and the largest single years of age, Mr. Henry had taken to ins nomo ono or the little orphans re. ccntly brought from the East A live-gal ion can of cream sold ' U'last week by Mrs. Ernest Smith, near (' . rarest uity. brought, accc WICK w""DlHnlt Pmintv .Cent nel. Il, car passert with 11, tn ni " ' a Ui .. wn. ,nrlnna T"i. umiiu " separator. according to tho record check uses a cream FOR SALE. Tho J, D. Payno residence, half way between the square and the depot; 0 rooms; large barn, rock cave, two lots, on pared street I will hare to dis pose of this property within sixty days to the highest bidder, or X will make rery cheap price to buyer at any time, ln order to close up the estate. 0. L. EVANS, Executor. Mi'uiurl Lite Stork. I91. Tin. M .-.nun livo tuck statistical r 'ur 1 1! ruarj. i In, n.utd Join'. ' b K. A l.ngaii, field agent t.f the 1. nu of crop estimates of the I'. S. I)i riarti .tut of Agriculture, and Jewell Ma ei, icretari of the Muouri State lloanl of Agricultuic. announces thnt' there nr.. 4 'n.iHiti hogs in Mlourl, l.'.iW moro than one ytnr ago. to tho Land of Winter Sunshine - his winter, where cold is forget- en and summer ploasurcs.mockl'1- ''"."tV ?" "lA",x-m h" ln the calendar? Golfing, bathing. Cattle ef ml kind In Missouri have motoring-all the exceraliesand.ft K recreation vou crave all tho rest. 'tr,nK the pat iar of 3.1,000. The rttrtauon yuu crave au ine rest rn(l, j.,,-,, fMt .J3iWli000 mln you seen. inencxiDcsiiningio'rows. i getting there is the pleasure cf i froT S 'Sli going there il you take a Burl ington-planned trip. To keep well is your first and most important duty. The best way to do this is to get away from chilly winds.cold and slush. And whilo yru are at it.no doubt you have a relative at one of the camps in the south, "kill two birds with one stone" make the camp visit and winter tour in one trip, at great advantage and small expense. Let's talk over your Winter health-rcst and-pleasure plans. Low roundtrip Winter Excursion Tickets now on sale to Florida, West Indies, Gulf Coast points, Central and South America and Texas. When do you plan to start? How many In your party? SEED CORN nary, lI7, to I.TW.OOO head In Mis sourl this year. There nrc .i,r,ir,,000 bend of othir cattle in tho United States. Sheep have Increased Pfl.OOO head during the pat year, there lielng at this time l.UIO.ooo sheep on farms in Missouri. The t'nlted .states has -I9,-MIO.000 head of sheep. Horses havo InricaM-d during 1917, there being now 1,010,000 head In the state, and ai,.1f,:i,O00 In the United States. Mules iiImi show n slight tendency to lnrreae during the past year. The number In Mlsnuri now Is .'107,000 head, while In tho nation there nro 1,824,000. Never In MUsourt hn lii-o lioen so high. Tl.e farmer hnvo placed i.iwii turn ,iun,owif nogs n vniue ni S I B.r.O per heail, n total nf $S7,Oa8,000; 010,000 milk cows nt t-0.70 per head. lfil,fi07,(MI0: I.TBl'.OOO other cattlo nt J47.00 per head, HWi.'JOO; 1.400,000 snrcp ai r.-.yu per neail, $18,011,400: 1,040,000 horses, valued nt $07 per head, $100,o80,000, and 1107,000 mules, at $113 per head, $41,471,000, 1110 total live stock population nf Missouri Is 10,,J7.'),000 a llttlo moro than three head of nnlmnls in onMi person In tho state. The grand total valuation or Missouri llvo stock is $.134, 1 90,000 over ono hundred dol lars lor cacn person. J. T. BIRMINGHAM Forest City, Mo. Ticket Agent "The Pleasant Way to Travel" MAITLAND HOSPITAL Now open to receive patients. REGULATION PRICES DR. BEARD, Maitland, Mo. RERT 6. PIERCE DENTIST, Oregon, Mo. s?"Sf" Phoasa, Old 91. Mutual 41. I WANT TO IUY YOUR CORN in wagon load or car load lota Georga Gelvin Farmera' Phone 60 Wsr Stamp Sites. .Vla,.5!!vlnfc7 Stamps to the sum of $04,000.96 and I10.107.M worth of "nil .-sumps navo Dccn sold at tho St Joseph postofTico since the campaign sumi-u m uecemucr, according to tho iigurcs compiled oy uarcnt Springs tcl, assistant nostmaster at SL An. seph. Thcso stamps havo been sold Independent of tho war stamp head quarters. They were 25-cont stamps and $5 certificates. The sale has been made by carriers and through tho stamp windows. Tho total value of uinn stamps anu war savings certlfi cates combined Is $75,174.46. and ren. resenus 15,788 war savings stamps and 40,430 thrift stamps sold. Tho car riers are having very good success and thero are quite a number of peo ple calling for tho stamps at the stamp windows every day. Some people pur chase stamps every day from the mall carrier, and some purchase war sav ings ccrtincaie every day. Incubators and Poultry Increase. That tho farmers near KtewarH. ville, .Mo., arc getting rcadv to do tneir part in increasing the poultry B reduction of that section Is shown by is fact that In one week following the poultry rally held by a representative of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture and tho United States Department of Agriculture, ono firm in Stewartivllln sold eighteen Incubators. These people realize the advantage bf tne incuDSior in secunnsf eariv hatches and doubtless consider it cheaper to run the machine than to take biddy irom ner jod oi laying nign pncea eggs to furnish heat for hatching and brooding the new crop of chicks. The Incubator is ono of tho best aids to efficient egg production and should be employed this year wherever possible. Have a Iit to! urr'y of pure bred IJeid's Yellow Dent Seed t'om. Indlvtdua t ar tenti-d, II) guarantee a 90 per cent germination. Seed from f.eld that nvcingnl 70 bu. per ncre The MUfourt State Com (Jrower. Association which met Jan. IS at Columbia during Tanner-' Week, passed n resolu tion. Whertas. the n-tmber of the m.-oohitlon would adopt a minimum price for eed corn, so as in prevent profiteering. Tho maximum price agreed upon was $r per bu. for pure bred seed that wa teteil for germination. Corn either In car or shelled. Alfalfa-Baled Wheat Straw Baled, several tons Power Hay Press Dain. For Prices Write or Phone AVON H. MURRAY FOREST CITY, MO. MAZOLA the MpefoM oil from com which gives the amlrsaalU la gwstal cooUag-at late cost THE houiewife hat found that Mizola the pure oil Irom corn it tvt tutltr than the old cooking, mediums for deep frying, sautcuig and shortening. And mm itmtmieaL MizoU does not transmit taste or odor from on food to another can be used over and over again. A rtcrnt dmoMrstlon shown! that tbt aw tlnful of Mttola could bf utd i,sktn difnnt limi lor dstp Irylng. Shxs Ii Is s vtgMabW oil, It tnibln you to ut butttr. lard and wet, si rcquatsd by Uw Food Adminuiralor. And nrxt time you want aa w!allr delicious siUd doming, tif Masola. Maiola com In Dim, quart, half-gtnon and niton tlni buy lh U, uu lot (itatnt Koaomy. Alio aik tow grocer lo th Itm Masok Book ol Rwlpta, or wills uTiliitet. Your monty rchindtd If Mttola dots not givs tntlrt uibfaclion. Corn Products Ref inins Co. 17 Battery Place, Urw York H.C.Lockkart 4Mlnbnhass Ksatu Oty, Ms. Notice. All knowing themselves Indebted la me will please call and settle at oneo. Am now located in the old postofflce building. J. W. HUNTSMAN. ', A. Long, yetetiaarjr Atttatioa, Coatradesl. Members of Meyer Post will meet at the home of D. P. Dobyns, on Satur day, March 23, 1918, at 2 p. m. All comrades are urged to be present, F. S. MORGAN, JACOB KINO, Adjutant. Sr. Vice, waaltoiaxla , fem . bJtAm.. .jjiad&aii .yrfj k. , .. .