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Oat Meat and Corn Bread or Muffins Recipes 2 IpvpI tablespoons sugnr. 1 level teaspoon rait. 1 egg vcll beaten. 1 level tablespoon butter. 1 cup comment. 1 cup oatmeal. 1 cup Hour. l',4 cup milk. J tnvnl Inn.nnnni tintftt19 tlPAVilpt Sift meals, flour, salt and linking powder. Ailil the sugar and milk nml mix thoroughly. Then ndd tho butter nml beaten egg. Hake In buttered gem pans. Saturday Special on Prunes. Buy now 2 pounds for 25c, 5 pounds for 55c, 11 pounds $1.10 3 lb. Golden Day Coffee 3 lb. Chocolate fcrenm Coffee 3 lb. Exccllo Coffee 3 lb. Avon Club Coffee S1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 Garden Sood Chick Food Oystor Shell Cash For Hides Harvey Evans "nr.UAini.iTY am. Tin: timi:." Cash For Eggs The Stale Hoard of Equalization Wrestling With the Acsmcnt Problem. SPRING TIME WILL SOON BE HERE nnd If you have not yet mndo out n llt of tho FRUIT TREKS, PLANTS, VINES, ETC that you wnnt to set out thin spring, we would strongly advise doing so ns loon ns possible. Mnlt us your Hit In order to secure the varieties you want. Some of the popular varieties nro going fast and will bo gone early In tho season. It Is MUCH HBTTER to send your order In enrly nnd have tho stock reserved for you until planting time. SPRAY MATERIALS wllllio hard to get tills season untess or dered welt In ndvancc. flic manufacturers of arsenical poisons being restricted In their out-put, will not accept orders for arsenates nftcr their allotments have been sold. Yours for Good Orchard, Murray Nurseries Oregon, Mo. Geo. R. Murray, Prop'r. ItFARURIII FY I U I 1.1111k. VJV llVI-lil (i Tho State Hoard of Eiiunllzatlon, composed of the governor, attorney- general, secretary oi tune, sinie ircus urer nnd state nudltor, met In Jef ferson City, Wednesday or Inst wcck, 7. llll K. to review the re ports of assessor on tho assessed vnl untlim nf i-enl estate, farm and per sonal propel ty In the III comities of the state mime in ui nun on which the levy will be based In payment fit laves in wis. The 1!II7 n.sesred valuation wrre n-nctlenllv innile under the supervis- on of a tax commission rrcnltil for that ptrpnc, nnd which had ns IH innln nbloct to encourage asenrs throuirhnut the state to raise nil prop ertv tu an assessed valuntlon of I ltd per com. in some ni uiese counues nrludlnc Unit, the ns essors enrrleil out the Instructions of the tax com mission, which lilt rally n created ny a stnte slatuto nnsreil by the last leg islature, in other counties the nes sunt declined to bo slnnil'tihil by tin! tux commission, nnd mime nur nc- cording to their judgment ns 10 wniii wns fair nnd eiiuilnhle. to tno ia.patr, ' he eon.t lu on or tin nie mimes It the duty of the IhkmiI of iipiulizn- lion to munliip the MiHiex among me counties. In eveiy eulinty r.n uproar has gone up over the uclivlty or the stnte tnx commission In demnmllng the enormous raises that appear In valuation over u war mro. and do nmiiiU will bo made on tin board of equalization to revise the valuation nnd establish a basis of etpinllration that will nroduco ii the revenue needed. "I lie duties or the suite hoard ci oipjnliration shall I"' to adjust and eipiallto the valuation of real and er sonnl nronerty iimong the several countless In the state, nnd It x 111 per form si:r h other duties as me or may bo prescrllied by law, says the con stltution. When Iterliert S. Ilndley wan gov ernor ho undertook to enuallie the vnl ues nniong tlio counties, wiui nn ei Iiil'Io to the absolute needs of th state, but could only gei me support of the then state treaurer. James Ctiuirll! Cornelius lioarh and Ills ns sorbites on the bonid-all Democrat utterly opposed (iovenior tladley nm Tirvmm r Ciiul-III. nnd Hip iroerilor'i iiniiinaltlnn nt the time was defeated Air. Itoarh Is now at the head lf the state tax commission, and ho won: all classes of property assessed on the lfMl rent bus a. Had llnilltv's plan been adopted nt tho time he proposed It, suiricieni revenue lor an nine wumu bo nriMluci'd. and the state would not today be lu the attitude of having u commission dlctnting nbnormnl In i-rense to count v assessors. Up to Wednesday or nisi wcck, lirac ilfnllv the listessnr' returns of tin 114 counties of the state were nil In nnd we nubllih the returns as mail'! for the six counties composing this congressional district, together wiw assessed vulunllMi for the I'.Ui tuxes, 1117 11' IN Andrew . . . .$ H.KIrt.l l!) $2u,:i!i,!.lrf Atchison.. . llMi!HI lluchiiuiiii. . IT'177,KKO Holt H;JKII.MJS Nodaway ... 17,7l'J,'.it)'.i I'latte T,i,HJ,iini :m,i:i,.,X,s 7l;i77,SMI i:i;cr.',77n ji..vjr I THE IMPLEMENT HOUSE I We have a complete line of Farm Implements and the prices are considerably below present market prices. Grand Detour Gang Plows, Good Enough Sulky Plows, Moline Breaking Plows, Little Joker Walking Culti vators, New Century Riding Culti vators, Moline Adraince Mowers, Great Snake Sled Cultivators, Flying Dutchman Corn Planters, Campbell Corn Drills, Moline Economy Discs, Avery two-row Cultivators, Deering Grain Binders. Teare & Ruley & 8 Duroc-Jersey Bred Sow Sale 50 Magnificent Tried Sows and Gilts to be sold in Thompson's Sale Barn at Mound City, Mo., on Saturday, March 9, 1018 AT 1 O'CLOCK, P. Rain or Shine. NO. II. NO. G. Sired by our Great Breeding and Show Boar, "UNEEDA MODEL AGAIN," ihc boar llmt won .econd honors at the Missouri State Fair in 1917 in ihc greatest Duroc Show the state has ever known. I Ic is a Modern Big Type Sire. I Ic sired the highest priced spring hoar sold in Missouri last year. Other sows in the offering sired by Pathfinder, Kings Col., Great Wonder and Pathfinder Chief. Competent ficldmcn say that a better offering will not be sold this year. Spring Gills weighing -400 xuinds, and not too fat cither. Seeing is believing. Come and be convinced that they arc good. These sows are bred to Pathfinder King, Kings Col. Chief and Unepda Model Again. All but one have been vaccinated with the double treatment. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid will serve Chiclcn Dinner on sale day. Come and be our guest Send (or illustrated catalog. Auctioneers: Col. W. M. Putman, Tecmisch, Ncbr.; Col. I. E. Stickelman, Clarinda, Iowa; Col. H. C. Fries, Mound City, Mo. Fieldmen: F. F. DeVore, Duroc Bulletin; H. E. Browning, Swine World; E. I. Crock- ett, Missouri Farmer; C. H. Hay, Missouri Ruralist. GRIFFITH BROS. JOHN MANN, Clerk. Mound City, Mo. Drought ("I 1'rlcr. Tlio Omcr WltllaiiiH nubile sa!f held nn Tuesday, nf llmt week. IVbi'ii in-e 'Jii. wns n i7iiiit success, ami i oi iiiH'I linnii, mo nuciinnecr, enniiun Oilier t swell IiIh hank nccount $.'.!(", A J.yiar.nlil lioiltT hnniKhl ?l(w iluvt! vminir cow h hM hmuulit nn nv lni'P nf ?!-: a fl'an nf small inillii Mild for :!-:; nlfalfa hrmiuht $i: n ton; uatx MVi enrn 51.nn. nml iiiiiiu' niKiilj unit n'kvuiuil. The I'liiot City Itcil ("i-omi n'lvril tlm lunch. A h"0 wan put up anil mill fur V, mul It an put I'P nml wun til inur. wnii-n iriiiiirht n tulal nf $iri.7Ii. A lilinili' In- laiul riKintor wan iIIpommI nf tin- wuuo wny, anil i'0 wun ri-allznl: a whlti" hun anil ihoj.It hold tlm fame way, hruuitht anil u llttli- ml plit "rut for iflri. The nH'h'ty mumiii sivu. At the Julm llnnim nlo, hold Tlim. day, IMiruary -S, i-vcrythlnK put mi hmuitni i;ooii pricr., nnn nrn mu total mile wont un t S-'liTS, John iravo a hiiiIIo nf natUfactinn. Ilroml wont at from $7ii to n hoail, (lilts nveracoil $!!); htock hlioatx at per lb. M. K. Church NiiIoh. Tho I.nillos' A hi will moit with Mrn. fJuy Conrad, Wpdnosdav uftcnioon, nt !!:!(!! Choir nnictlco Tliumhiv inoni- inpr. Ilinhop Qunic will iipoak .it tho Whlto Tcmplo church, St. Joseph, nexi Kridny, at l!!:2!i u. m.. in tho Intcirsts nnn ni,r"iii W 1 or tlio .iiirsnuri wpsirynn, 7 A In tho ovonltiK in tlio interests or tho IP hospital. Dr. Cameron Ilnnnon, pres. ) Ident of the Missouri Wet-lejnn Col r A lfBfi will i''110 sppnk In tho rveninir. Mr A hnnuuet will ho tcrvril In tho hnnuuet Whlto Temple, nt 0:110 ti. m M cents per plate. Anyone wlshlni; to ntteml tho liamiuct will kindly let mo know so n nlnto mav ho reserved. itoiru ar scrv co next ouminy nuirn. Inc nnd evening. Tho Indies' Quartet of tho M. K. cliuuii will slnp; neM huie lav evenine. 1 Tlio committee, or comimtlees jroni lllin Christian, l'reshvterlnn nnd this church met last week to formulato I plans for a union revival. They nro now tryinp to n-curo an cvanceusi. I.ct us not rorget to pray lor mo com' Inff meeting. I'lans nro being mado for tlio Last cr service, March at. C. V. HAND. Hark Home. C. D. Zook and wife- have relumed from their recent trip to many points I of interest in the Southland: returning they, with their daughter, Mrs. hher Iman.Hihbard. who nccomnanled them stopped at Camp McPherson, where they visited with her husband, Limit. Dr. Sherman Hlbbard. of the Medical department While there the party visited with Fred Cook nd wife, and they report them aa In good health and having fine time, and that Fred was proving out in excellent shape in I every test that bad come up to nun. IVnlli nf lln. Ilrimn. liev. Diinrnn Ilrimn, for oer fmty. yinrs n I'nlijtrrlan inlnMer in tins Mi'tlim nf our stutr, illi-d at the home of ills ilaUKlder, Mis. It. I". Asplund. in Santa IV, New Mcwldi, whole llev. i llrowii and wife had lrn fur the uln-, tor months, nn Tuesday of Inst wrrk. I'rhniaiy I'.HS, nt the age of 7." years. ' Itev. Itinwn wus pui-tnr of sevi'inl chuivlies In nnd near St. Joseph for inniiv vents ninl li.nl llvetl in Mlssouil most of his life. He wax n veternn of the Civil War nnd was chaplain nf Cusler l'o-t No. T, (i. A. It., nt tho time of his di'alli. The Mound CHy lYoihylorlnn elmi'ili , wns oiranlrnl lu Mny, I ST-', by l.'ev. K. II. SheruiMNl, mid In June, 1 877, I'ev. Iliown riiine to that cliarKo as n stnte supply, nnd soon nfler wni It , stalled ns the regular pnstor, theie lie.1 Ini; iiiiiv lit names on the inemlielsti n i roll at tluit time. Of the oriKlii.iP lueniherslilp to iirganlro the rhuirh, Mrs. Jnne (ilenn, now nrailntr her llllst birthday, still survives, lie wns an earnest, milium winker In his Master's vluoyiiiil, and he sunn hud the clinch nivanli'.ation ns a strong, ivliirious liody, nnd the church oi loiiay at Hint place is one or the sii'oiiKOM in our county, nun nui inui ,i. ..r i .i ....... i... i Ilniwn. Cralir nt this tlmo had nn rrcsliy- terinu oiKiini"ation, and llcv. Iliown, in Senteinber. 1R77. went over to CrnlK, from Mound City, nnd found a row ol 1 tu rn llilul noionif whom 1.4 Ceo. V. Unsklll. still llviiur nt the ni of 8(1 years, Iln oikii nizrd this clasw, consisting of six persons, nnd from It linn grown n splendid church organ. Iintlon. Ihmugh his oirorU they, built their splendid brick church edl llco in 1878. Itev. Ilrown reninlned In charge of theie two bodies until 1880, when lie went to other Ileitis. Itev. Ilrown wns born in hhelhyvllle, Mo., and when n young mnn ho enlist ed In the Union Army nnd fought throughout tlio Civil War. When ho u'mm linnnrnlili' illirlinrirril lm com. menrcd to study for the ministry. Af ter liclng iiilmltteil to tho ministry bis first charge was at Palmyra, Mo. More than 35 years ago ho was sent to St. Jnsenh to tako clinrgo of tho pastorate of Uio Third Street Presbyterian church. After tcrvlng thcro for homo tlmo lin went to HrookfNd, Mucon, Tavklo and several churches In Mis souri, For the past ten years ho has had chargo of several St. Joseph churches, nnd for several years was president of Highland, Kansas, Univer sity. Hov. Ilrown was well known throughout this section of our stnte, and had many warm friends In Holt county, who will bo deeply grieved by his death. He at various times held meetings In Oregon, and in 1V09 de livered the Memorial sermon for Meyer Post. G. A. K., and was prominent In Q. A. R. circles, being chaplain of Custer Post, at at. Josepn, n toe time nf his death. Beside hit wife and the daughter, FOR SALE SEED CORN Have n Ihnlieil supply of pure biod lleid'ii Yellow I lent Heed I ''iln. Individual curs tested. Will guniiiuUo a 'M per rent germination, h'tcd from livid tint averagul 70 bu. per unit The Mlsfiuul Stale Corn (.lower-' Assnrlut'on which met Jan, IS lit Cotuinbla during l-'iuinrlV Week, in(il a resolu tion, WIipitik. the numbers of the usclntlon would adopt n minimum price for seed corn, so us lu pievrnt prolllccrlng. The maximum price ngiccd upon wa $.' per bu. for puio lircil seed that was tei-tul lor germination, t'uiu either In ear or shell, d. Alfalfa-Baled Wheat Straw Baled, several tons Power Hay Press Dain. For Prices Wrllc or Phone AVON H. MURRAY FOREST CITY, MO. 'uden'i'lniw'ih oM'verton, Mo.i' Mies fllcSenliliel PliclfrgiUll 1'llMisllillg CO. nl u-Iiiisp home he died, ho Is survived by tliiee daughters nnd one son! Miss Helen llnmn, of Kverton, Mo.j Mies Mmllin Ilrown. nf Indluiiiinolln, Ind.: Miss i:ilzubeth Ilrown, of St. Jo6eph, ami Louis T. Ilrown, who Is In nnny 6ei--ico In France. Tlio body wns brought to St. Jo seph, whero funeral services wero held Kinwlni- lni-t from tlio Westminister i'reidiylcrinn church, nnd ho wns buried with tho honors of tho 0. A. K. I. r. DOIIVN8. rrttliial TOM CUIIBV. INCORPORATED! At Auction, Having rented out all our farming land wo will sell our matched team of albpurposo mares at auction in A. J, l.nnder's nubile sale at Forest City, March 11. Seo display advertisement and bills. A. A. JKFFHKY. For Sale or Trade My C town lots and y"ypDENNV For Sale GOO hedire nostst 2 tons of oats straw: a ton or more of alfalfa hay. DAN FUHRMAN, Oregon, Mo. JUST ARRIVED An attractive line of Misses and chlldrens' dresses, in beautiful plaids, and plains, with plaid trimming, and at price lew than you can buy the good for. You will miss tt if you do not investigate be fore Duying eisewnere. u, r. awu. i-uuusuuRa WLT COUNTY SliiNITMh OREGON, MISSOURI. tfiluwi t tli. ro.tomc Ormolu Uliiouri. u Skoo1 CIm. Il.il.r. t VMklj K.wrpapar P.toM to tli. InUn.u el tli. Rut Countr In th. Union. TOMS: $2.00 PER YEAR. W.lck Ih. data f.lUwIm rnr Mm. Uw urala .1 th. p.p.r. II till. U. 4U U MA ml ..tKfltllw to p.U. Friday, March 8, 1918. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT. For Congress. William E. Spratt, of St. Joseph, Mo., hereby declares himself and an nounces that be will be a candidate) upon the Democratic ticket for tho nomination of Representative of tho 4th MUouri District In the National Congress at Washington, D, 0., in the State Primary Election to bo held August tiUJ, 1U10. ' 4