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56TH YEAR. OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 1921. NUMBER 37 County Court. Our county court was In session, Thursday of last week, and completed Its records for Its doings during 1020. nnd to bid Judge Whltmer a fond dicu as n member of the court from tho first district, who has nerved the rcople of the district so acceptably find well. Dr. I). C, Fory, coroner-elect, filed Ms bond In the sum of $1,000, which was approved. Sctlb Carson treasurer-elect, filed Ills bond $r.0,000 for county levenue, nnd $80,000 for school fund. The court found that the Missouri Ulvcr hud practically conflscnfcd the W) acres In west' half of northwest Section 18, Twp. f,0, Kangc 38, and de clared it us crroncousjy us.csVed. J. II. leiCl, COUOIJ mtti-juii mvu right-of-wny from C. C. Hardnmn for n strip of land In the nw ne 33, (II, 37,. for pumic man purposes. , . K. L. Wilson and others, of Lincoln township, f Neil petition, nsklng for the creating of the Corning Special Hoad District, under the benefit assessment statute. ., , , , A. C. Llnglcy, division engineer nf tho state highway bourd, filed notlco with County Clerk Kunkcl of uppruval of rood Improvement to bo made out of the $1200 per mile fumLto run cast .if Mound City unil cast oi vrcgon. u (iocs In First National. The following which wc tako from the St. Joseph Gazette of Dceembcl .10, will bo rend with Interest by ninny of our people: "The First National bank, nt n ro cent meeting of the directors, appoint ed two nsw iff leers, thereby adding to it working coip two of the best known bankers In thu slate. This uc tlon wni nccossniy, according to n it.tm,nt n.nrlv Woilncsdnv morning bv F. I.. Ford, president of the First Nstltnal nnd of the First Trust com pany, to lake cam of the rapidly grow ing business of the two Institutions. "The new officers ore hdwnrd llrnton, who luin lcon appointed vice p::;Ident, nnd Jn'iie II. Gnrvoy, who has been uppolntcd usslslnnl cashier. , , , "Mr. Ileutun, the new vici-prcsldont, Is ono of the foremost bankers in Northwest Missouri, und Is well known In St. Joseph, tlo Is president "und owner of the Hcaton Hank nt Crnlg, Holt county. Tho ownership of the Ileaton Hank has been In the samo Lands since 1877. It 1s the oldest bank In this section of tho state, under one continuous management. Mr. lleaton's fnthcr established tho bank more than foityycnls ago, anil it has been owimtl und managed by him and his son eior ulnco. It is not only one of the larg est country bunks in the stale, but Is the largest In Holt county. "Mr. Henton Is 64 years old. lie wus born In Illinois, but has icridcd at Craig during tho greater pait of, hi life. Ho bus been prominent in Sudal and business affairs In Holt county, is a prominent Mason ami has been associated with every movement for the development of Northwest Mis-' rouri for many jenrs. Ho Intends' moving his family to St. Joseph in tho Immediate, future und to make this city his future home." . We uro glad to Icntn fiom tin- C iulg U'ader of last week that Mr. llrnton Intends to retuln his home in Ciulg: "Mr, Hcaton yesterday said that the article uh published In tho Gazette, wus light In some Instances and wrong In others. He has been elected vice-president and director In tho First Na tional Hank and also a director In the 1'irst Trust Company, but that ho docs not contemnlate moving to St. Joseph, t.s ho has his homo hero and expects to retain It." They Uste Us. We arc sorrv Indent that llev. Will Thornton Walker has decided to Icavo us, having accepted a call to the Pres byterian church at Green City, Mn., nt an advanced salary. During his two years' stay lie re ns Eastor of tho Presbyterian church, oth Mr. and Mrs. Walker have won n warm place In tho hearts of ourpcople, who will regret keenly their going especially will our musical circles miss Mrs. Walker, who has been so gener ous wltli her talent, and has Iston n great help In this respect both to her chuich and 'society. We. truft they may find their new charge every way satisfactory, and that their lot may ctcr lo cast In pusturrs grron. " Wedding Annlcrsarlc. .Samuel Slmpon und Hattlc Adams were married in SI. Joseph, Dccimbor 2!), 1880, and they have noen living In the old historic town nil their mai rted life, nnd even befoie tney wem mar ried, so they celebrated the occasion by having two of their sons, Itccorder John nnd wife, of Oregon, nnd Dr. Snm, of Slanberry, with them; their third son. Dr. Charles, of Yutes Cen. ter, Kansas, owing to sickness, could not bo present, ami cat some of thoo pics that mother still knows hnw to maw. .May you be spared to have the iwys wun you on your diamond nnnl versnry. nol Meyer and that d'ar. good wife in ins nocinoo me pnnneis on Decern. lor 20. 1S75. and tliev irot their rldl drcn together six ns sweet giiU.in you win unci unywnere on this earth, and their only son, George W and hiked out for St. Joseph, when they celebrated the occasion by having n photograph taken of tho family group, ii (ties to Columbia. HnroM I Allen, son of Elmer Alien, who served ovcisous and was so badly gassed, left lnt week to enter the State University us n government stu dent. During the past year he liclivl fiirin the Mis. diaries Tliomp.iui placV In the Culp district. Ills wlfo and baby girl, which was bom Decciulier I", utii temporarily stopping with Mr. und Mrs. Thompson until Will ran find suitable ciuurtcrs, when they will Join him ut Columbia, and reside their un til he finishes his school work. December, 1920, Weather. Tho last month of tho year 1020 In tomporaturo wus cMictly nonnal ,11 degrees, although wo hud three days tliut tho temperature went below zom, the coldest bolng II below on tho 'J-lth. In 1910, tho December menu wus 20 de grees. Tho coldest December day ever ex perienced here was 27 degrees below mi the 1st in 1871 J The coldest Christmas day ever known hero wus 17 below In 1870; tills year, 11)20, It was ir, ubovc. The warmest December was in 6'jQ, when the mean tcmperatuic was 14 degrees . The normal precipitation for Decem ber is 1.72 inches. This yenr, 1020, wc had 1.25 inchosv In 1010, wo had only .3.1 of tin Inch. Tho snowfall for 1020 vas 17 Inches, which Is 15 Inches less than we should have hail. Tho heaviest annual snow full ever recorded hero was 63.03 Inches In 1898. Tho nrcclpitatlon for 1020 was 2.70 Inches, which Is only 4 inches . ImjIow tho normal. The heaviest an nuul precipitation at this station was 61.32 Inches in 1015. The month as u .whole was un ideal winter one. , Tho extremes for December, 1020, were: Max. Min. 2 155 22 l.8 3 ...59 23 0 hsti;.-. 56 24.." 3 ...04 " 27 1 . 12 69 28,..-. 2 I) D:Iowr lero. Mean maximum,' 40; mean minimum, zj mean, ai, PiccipiluUoii, 1.25. Gicatcst In twenty-four hours. .77 on the 13th. Five inches of snow during DecemlMir, Christmas day maximum, 30; mini mum, 10. o Helen See man spent a few days with her orrondDarents. F. S. Moronn and wife, and hits returned to Baker, universuy. a? uamwin, jvansaa.. V' firand Jury Itninrl. Hie OCtolier grand Jury liefoie Its adjournment filed the following ic port: To the llonnrublo A.. I). Ituineu. juupje oi me intuit i;oun or lloit County, Missouri: Tho Grand Jurois, fur the State of Missouri, heretofuiu ampuncled In tho County of Holt to enitulie nnd examine Into the condition nl the various of I Ices and property of the county, ic port ns follows;' First We find the ent. wall nf tlm main nartof the lesidence of tlie coun. ly poor fatm in n sunken nnd dunger ous condition. Wo suggest that this wall bo attended to by the proper au thorities The farm, together with the stock and Implements thereon, uppear to bo well cared fur nnd In good con dition. The inmates on the farm seem in uc eomiot'lnolo und well cared fur. We recommend ,to tho proper authori ties llm ln.t,.lln,U r .. I..11. and modern toilets, in the dwcllfng. Second The niuiearunco of the inimty Jail Indian" that it Is well Kept, and tho slterlrr has snmo in good condition, us good us this building can bo put under the picsent rlrcum s'anccs, hut wo recommend that heat and water bo installed in tho Jail, and a sink placd in tho kitchen. Third Tins vaiious countv iifflreex have the itppearnnce of having been well cared for und tho books nnd rec ords, pcitalnlog thereto well kept and in goon copimion. Foul th We found tho school fund money of tho comity In lie pmpeily loaned and t hut there wus no past di e interest on any of tho loans. Fifth It ma' be ii llttlo outside the province of tho grand iuiv ft do. but wo desho to cull the attention of the court to tho deplorublu condition of lite mails, bridges and culverts of tlin county. Wo recommend tJml tho lirwge and culverts should bo one. fully Inspected during the unices of construction. by tho ptoper authorities. neverai memners tepoit that lubes uro not properly covered and wo lecom mend that tho proper authorities sro that this condition Is remedied . T. A. WAUD, Foreman of Grand Jury. A true copy of the report of the Grand Jury of Holt County, Missouri, reported nt tho October Term, 1020, of tho Circuit Court. K. A. DUNHAM,' (Seal) Circuit Clerk, o They Are One. Fred, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Steward, of this city, nnd Miss Dor othy Hcndrlx closed their old year of 1028 and began the New Year, 1021, nobly and well by having Justice Jacob King say the words that made them husband and wife. December 31. Fred Is Just out of tho army, and served over-seas. The brldo has had churgo of those three charming little rciimvs or Mr. and Mrs. W. I,. Moore, and Is u splendid young woman, and wo wish tho young couple a long und happy life. Kthel nnd Morgan Kroek have re- t inra to liuker University, at IJald win, Kansas, nftor a two weeks' vaca tlnn nf lirtmA Mr. and Mrs. Hurst Mafors and son, Hurst K., have returned to their homo at Manhattan, Knnsas, after spending tno holidays with j; A, Kmeic anu lamuy. tJ VtltTr.l In V.nl.l.. iMit.'ciur in cxpionaiion for aiminco ourneur since iai June, nas tell Uie French pr.ducer after finlshlnir his work on "The Last of the Mohicans," Toumeur having temporarily sfopned production with the Cooper Indian classic which he filmed. Irvine, being a member of the U, S. Naval Itcservo Force, Intends taking on some active sen i.uty with the Pa- rlffl I'lnM n,i Ita l......... h.l South America In January, nnd may possibly go on the wund-thc-world nev iui't iii me year. "I linVt. tint lind n in..lL. kA war,' says Irvine, "and us I probably can go wltli the fleet, that will bo u hup tuungij anu ui mo same lime put nl to go right to work ngnln, In favor of this ctnisc, sen traveling, you know, being my little pet hobby by Inher- i til nil. U'lillo fivv:iv' livlfir .til .1.. H!1 nitlclcM on hlctuio fultjccU nml will Willi- film lfimitw ii.iii.. r coitntrfcK, At that wc envy him tlio trip. vqa hnrn nnd ttvn . I ! n-nnM' a son of the late Clarke and Anna K. irvine. uie iiiii-timp rriends will be Kind to know that date's Imy Is mak ing good. Community Notes. At a meeting of tne Central Council, held since the last Issuo of this paper, rt a ucciiieii lo itmti me Use oi the Community Itoom to affairs of com munity Interest only. When private parties were held It conflicted with tho use of tho room ns n ivst iimm. It iBfinirmleil to have the room open cv cry afternoon and evening, except Sunday evening, for rest or recreation purposes, free and convenient to any one. Any ono desiring tho room for church socials, committee or cMc meetings, should make their umingo ment with the president. During Die ptotiuctrd muling thu room will bo open evenings, only no sejrial events or games will In allow ed, im we desire to encourage attend ance ut the evangelistic meetings. The President usks that the hiutesses dur ing the period of the meetings obsctvo tms Mile It was announced In these notes some tune ago that Mis. Nelson No-lar-d would be hostess at the loom ev ery Nttuiiiay nfleniiMin for a while. The Scott Mi Kite llanqiiel. The Krttli.li lilt.. M, .. n..i. count) held their uiumiil lmiiiuct nnd lection of officers at the Finest Citv I. O. (). F. hull, Friday evening, De cember 31. Pvtftrilu.K. 1H 41.. best of spirits and enjoyed themselves , -11, lunesi exirni. Oivliur tu llm li.l .,.i:ii.. ..e i. inad.. theio were only about half of the members present. After Hip bun qtiet, which was reived In the opern house nt il'Ilt). thev 1 j-t .....i 1.. il. Dild l ellows hall, wheto the election of officers for the'ensulng year imd otlierJiUHiness was uttended In. in; ri'Uimlng idi leers were elertedi liiirri' ('. Illtr i,i.,li.i.., . i n,.. 1 ... I-.-" 1., nam llnidlcy. lecretnry iien.uivr. It was voted that the till' I ,l. ,.,nl.. ,., $4.00. I'lie Assoclnllnn exl. nil.,,1 thole symptithlcs to llrother Hitz und wife, on nrriiinil it tlw. .m.i..,. 111..... - IIHIVSS ui Mrs. Hitz, and sincerely hope for her spi-v.! ii'ojTcry. Quito 11 number of the St. Joseph btct lint nttnmli.l 'I I, ...n r V,. ,,11-viik I im .V ""P'1 w,'rc: Dr. Ilaum and .nut-, viuuue .iiauison, wiiiiuin wier, hail Johnson, Dr. Kimball, F.zm Har rison, Hall nnd lulling, Tho iibove brethren, composing the St. Joseph Scottish llltn Jlnn Qnnr. title and the .Saxophone (Junrlctto, irave sotm. snlmtiltit i.m.in i.i. ......1 and Instrumental, quartette, duets, uiuiKii- .Hamsun seeiuti 10 be the star eater. Wo peAflnnlly know .,. im rvcsiiiiia ii.oi ue mn anil tho other rourfesdlsappunrcd In the Mime pro)Mirllon. After tho business, Piosidcnt How uhl lenre proceeded with tho pro gram. Dr. V. V itnihwtr ,n.i.. ,t. - -w iv ,11V nddiess nf welcnme, followed by tnlkn ,iiii 1 ir. iiiiuin, iiiny wier, Claude Madison, of St. Joseph; Win. P. .Vhulte, of Oirgon, nnd A. .M. llrown, or lot est City, which were Inter, spersed wltli music. At low 12. while the ,-hutch Mis were rlmring the old yenr out und the pew yenr In, they dismissed and went llirnin to the ,iii.in l,r.,,... ..n.t .. wrvcil with sandwiches and coffee. uie uan(tiei was scived by Mrs. C. C. l-raticas Sunday school class nnd was cottainly served in first-class1 ,,.,,, ,nv iiiniiiiuiee ihkos tins op- -.ikuiiii) ui wiunsing .iirs, r ranee and fier nlile htinnnrl tnr 11, n .v..ll..i ner in which this buniiuet'wna liandlsd. Alter eating, mid playing fome mote nitlfiff ini.fl.i.l.. ... 1 11 hntfni ttw lifit'liitst niAH.ln.i .....1. " 7, "huh MtlVIIUl'll BUCII II "1 ,nu 11011 county Scottish Kite Association. The St. Joseph brethren icmalncd. In 1'iiresl I K' ..v.. i.t.i, .. t-.-l ... , r . , "'s", 1 vim 11111K : 011 litiln No.14 Saturday morning. Petit Jury. j Fho Cliuntv rnlllt nt iru un,tt..n M.... I day of this week, dicw tho following! to sci vc us petit Jmors ut Ihu coining I J-ebruaiy term: - 1 lllireiou-w.lnhn lliii,, nr. ..!,..... , 1.....1 " . 1 ,,iai, , r.1111 uiesnam. llentnnl(r,ntt A,..,M1 L. l. iv.. , ...,.m, i lium uii- Jiousc, Chus. Morse, J. M. Illshop; id ?,' nates, Jns. Oulck, J, C. Stiobcl, II, n. ucuey, rien roworii. Clay III yan Chlldi'is, Clms. C. l.lmnn. Snnfnrd Knurmnn. .iiin,-,,,,!,, UC0,W: "'m'''! Geoige I.oucks, Kuri' Noellsch. Foix-st Tom Pilklngton, Jake Wng ifoneri alterniitpy .In 21,...,wn ii' w,.H,,l,V, 1,111. .nasnlc. torbes W. It. Worloy, Ed Dyer; alternates, John Miller, Harold Markt. Hickory Vlnce Crldtr; alternate, Cd DavlB. Uwls lloy Matthews, Ed Kramer, Henry Adolpli; alternates, W. A, S. Derr, Wm. Schaeffcr. It. O. Plummcr. Liberty James Ward, J, E. Nau man; alternates, n. K. Koss, A. W. Norman. Lincoln Chas. Uosch; alternate, Asa Schooler. - Mlnton Chas. Williams; alternate, W. H. Morrfs. Nnilnu'nvlhlll ll,,(,. li.,.i. Jas. Iddings. v Union E. L. Gaffney, Thos. Fisher, J1. E. Gmy; alternates, D, D. Leepcr, J. n. Imar, J. D. Carlton. 0 " i... Ot 1 rt T't 1 h fm n u l,n lino 1 . catcd in Hanna, Wyo., for several years past, Is now at homo with his parents, Mr, and Mrs, C, 3. Fuhrmnn. anil rvlinl trt r.mnln lnOM.. a.i v.ii ioiimp ongaga in sonio DUBincsiM here Iri the noar iuturei ; 1 Flew The Ciioii. '"or Jesse Hicks, nbout midnight rnuajr nignv oi uui wcck, (tiscovcreil to his deep chagrin that ho was two boarders short at his hostelry, and that ho would only havo one breakfast to servo Saturday morning ton prls- vuui iu me expense oi mo county. There were liireo in n-A nt ti,n nlng meal, nnd there were three In tho second story cell when he retired tho night before ubout It) o'clock. The one remaining had to bo leteas id, having been so securely tied that he could not get away, because he did not care to do so, as his cell com- (anions iicsilcil.llim to do. (tcorge Caimlchael, in Jail on charge or rape, nnd I rnnk Lowe, on charge of robbery, and t,w c!l Ing bogus checks, occupied the Upper coll. (.nrmlchacl und 1 dissatisfied with Uiclr environments nun m-uucii io inKo r rencli leave. Be fore doing so thev secured' l.nim.l ,...1 lleil Clare, using u small si red loiie. I hey gagged him, using n lowvl. They nun mi uc n saw out of n ca.e knife of hardened steel, nnd with I lib they sawed two of the bais In the south window and pulilng out the screen they dropped themselves tu the ground i-iieiuii. ii inn in milv M.,i,i .M,.An or eight feel. '"ff. n'tcr ii hind struggle, sue ect'ded In becoming able to make a noie and by his lelllni? ""'"""ll'ig attention of outsldcis, and i , ,i ,vrnl 10 l,lc fc"i iclens- Clare, and found llm nilinr tu-n i.-,.i gone without leaving their addresses, this was about U p. m., Friday night, Dee. .11, I H20. Wait' Is only awaiting transporta tion to tump Pike. hi. grandfather having made the bogus checks good, which he passed on Harry Mooie and Moore iv .Snitneer. und !.'!" r.'")' tt,1,',u ,", w located by .Sheriff (.muscr. The checks having been made good, the case was dismiss ed and he will return to the nimy on the coming of his transportation. I here have been imllo a number of Jail and nenltenllnrv ,Uk..i.. it . . ........ .v 1 1 iinuKiiiiiii mo Mate miring the past This win nut qulto the arrangement, The ivpmter mlsunilerrtood the nr- mngenient, und so liirorrrctly stated It. Mrs. Nulunil vcty kindly consented to take rlilltiw ,tf (tin riimii. s,liif.t.ii- aflernwiin, nnd see tliut a country w.iman was In chnrge on Saturday af ternoon, if possible. Owing to poor phone er'ice she has had some dif ficulty in rallying out the plan. At tln story hour, Wednesday of this week. Miss Eleanor Kunkvl enter tnlncd the rhlldlen. This Is proving II very f.norite hour with the chlldit n. As s'-itetl. lust week, the Community Sings ore postponed until after the union meetings my over. The lon.tltutloii of the League pin vldes fur the annual election of nffl. ecru in January of each year. At the inn im emu: ut the Lent ml Council n nomination eoinmlttee, composed of Mi's. I.. Monti!. .Mrs. II. M. Dunan und Mis. Frank Foster, was minted. Th committee met Tuesday evening! of this week and tin ir lepmt is shown j elsewlieie in this paper. The date of tho eleilinn will Ik aniiounnil later. iiie iiiiiiitig election is nn Important , time or four months, but sooner or ono. 1 lie II.1SI VIVIP lin lteen ItnAV I Litre it, a., ...a t..M..,...l t--' ...... ....... iiiiiiit-ii, and unlimited ettdit Is tine the piesint Cliatles l.uwe. a brother of Frank ouicers lur the giowlli or tint move- was given ten yiius in UUfi for foig mrttl helo from lt lni'i'iitiiiti lust At. ill. Inir rlie.V ,, l.,l.., m..t.i.. ."i ., , , - - - . . . , . . , , . ... ,,, iinmiti, mill Muny plans hnve Isien nmile for tl.o 1 made a rniltless attempt to break Jidl coming )enr, the most Important being. Sept. (l, I'.IIC, me in. minion oi n iinvo lor iimum rnr building thu Memorial Coinmunllv Hal! This Coiuniunity building will bo built by thu people, and for tho people, and wo should have "tho 1'Cif'V well rcpm-cntoil at this rice, tlon. ' In this connection wo will state that the cnmnilttiv in chaiire. 'of nlans for the new building mo ut woik, It Is taking some lime li gather the In- fiinmtt on which t ,cv drslie to huv befmv making definite arrangement. X. X. Hpecinl Dclhery. I.'ccelnts for ordinary Speciul Deliv. i mall will nnt Im- reunited of the iiddresscs, that Is ho will nut have to sign up the sheet of messenger us form, crlv. Ilecord will bo kept at the pot office as befmv, showing time of de livery und niiine of person lereiving such mall, or leason for nun delivery. In the absence of itildrcsxo or iieison iiuthorizrd to receive bis mail, notlco will be left of th ntleiiinted de Ivery und tho special will be delivered at tho office ns ordinal y mull, The regulations governing the hand ling or all Iteglstetvd und C. O. D. Specials will continue to bo rigidly oh seivcd, the regulur Iteglster and C. 0. I). receipts will bo taken In all cases, The Department wlslicj to giu pub llcity to tho fact that Special Delivery mail will In the futuic be dcliveicd without receipts, and will bo left In regular mall receptacles when personal lellvciy cannot bp effected, and at the sumo time cmphi'slr.es tho fact that the Sordid Delivery system is designed to espedlte and NOT TO SAFKGUAIID nail, that the Registry .System is pio v'ditl to Insure safety and that ull ar ticles of value should bo registered. P. M. The Union lteial Meetings. We rejoice In tho co-operation and I'i'iiiesentatinn of tho several churches of our town nt the cuinmenccnient of our meeting. Wo uio In the effort of bringing ubout u pentecostal revival. Are wo Christian's ically tarrying us the disciples did nt Jerusalem? (Head L.il,o 21:49 and Arts 2:1-4.) - Our meetings begin each evening at 7:30. Wo arc iopcful that every per son In Orceon shnjl receive u benefit fiom this meeting. The vurious Sun day schools wilj meet next Sunday morning at their respective chutches ut the usual hour. No iircachlng ser vice, next Sunday morning at any of the churches, except the union revival services at tho Presbyterian church. Let us begin promptly nt 11 o'clock. - SECRKTAUY. Becrf Here SomrTimf. MaJ. Clark, of Forest City, was here Wednesday last, and by the time ho got through with Collector Alklrc, ho said he was going homo broke. Ho said ho had been around theso parts for 66 years. IUs father was Wm. Clark, an early day settler lit this sec tion, owning tho farm, part of which Is now owned by Harry Kreek, and it was here that Maj. was born. His father was an early day brick-maker and mada tho brick tliut wont Into tho 1. O, O, F., and Masonic buildings of this city; o Bom, to Charles Dinwiddle and wife, of near Oregon, Sunday, January 2, a son:1 Dr. Chandler wrui In at- , I t.A.V . . ' icnuunce.. Nomination,, for Officers. Tho nominating committee of llio Community League met Tuesday night, und made nomination, for officers for the ensuing year. a'ht.ciinstltutliin Vrovldes (hat tlTM- slmll, snH-ct tluco names for the principal officers, nnd tin numcs of Ihe Central Committee, the six receiving the greatest number of votes to form the committee. Tho date t the election will l an nounced Juter. The nominations um us follows; Foi ptesldent: Mr. Frank Zcller, Mr. Henry Alklro. Mr. W. P. Schultc. lor vlcc'iireslilent- Mr. I.'.llil. llunkir. Mis. Kinmn Wilier!:,,,,! Me. .Hubert (iood.-pei.l. .. r secretary: sirs. Will Hanna, .Mrs. Chester Springer, Mrs. Paul Frie. For troiwiicr: .Mrs. Funnlo Din gan. Mr. Guy Cummins, Mr. C. J. Hunker. For Central Committee: .Mis. J. L. llognn, Mrs. Samuel OTultiui, .Mrs. I!. S. Logun, .Mrs. Uiwience McFntl, Mlis Cora Frye, Mr. It. G. Uulcy, Mr. Will Hrugg, Mr. Howmil Teare, Mr, Har. vey Evans, Mr. Italph Moore. CHAII1MAN. St'ltllng Kstnle or Joroh Close. Judge D. W. Porter, of Mound City, and .Mr. A. J. Close, living north of Mound City, wcie hero Tuesday of this week on business in connection with tho estate of .Mr. Close's futher, Jucub Close who died In Englund In Septem ber. 1919, Jnrub Close, formeily an KnglUh man, came to America many years ago, raised n family here, and hero ho b'irled his first wife. He accumu lated n good bit of property here, loiter ho married an English woman nnd returned tu England to mako his home. He riioi there, leaving scparato wills us to the distribution or his prop erty In Englund und America. His children all live In Northern Missouri, except one daughter, who lives nt Ann. darko, Oklu. Ilo left one sun, four daughters nnd foul" grandchildren. Ono daughter, Mrs. Mlnnlo Elizabeth Fries, is a resident of Multlnnd. Ilo left In America n farm of 160 acres In Atchison county, and 80 acres in Holt county, besides n little personal piopcity. Tho matter of tlu probate of the wiH and collection of life in surance, the proof of which all nus to bo obtained in England, nlonir with questions in regard to the assessment oc tne I'cueral inheritance tnx, on ac count of his being a non-resident, are furnishing some interesting questions for the attorneys for the cstutc, Messrs. D. W. Porter and Frank Potrce. Tho cstato Is being admin Isterod In Atchison county.'-- Put on Uniforms. During 1920 tho following Holt coun ty "young men enlisted In, the servlco nf Uncle Sam and put on their uni- lormss In tho Army Fred Steward.' Wll Ham Naralis, Italclgh Thompson, Earl lluntz, Oregon; Wm. F. Slpes, Sam L. Sipes, Fred lluntz, Mound City; E. Hancy, John Durricr, Forest City. In the Navy Chas, Drown, Oregon; Walter Hill, Fortcscuc; C. II. Leroy, Lester junction, aiouna cuy. o i r-Call James, of Knnasj CIty. was here for the holiday season wltfi his chum, Erlo Pierce. They are students at the Kansas University, at Lawrence, and they seem to be 'solid hartnera. 1(20 Auto Accidents. Fml Eilwartls was run over by car Jtnuary 4, and nnklo bone fractured. Will Griffey broke his arm, crank ing his car November 13. Kenneth Oppcnlandcr. of Marloa district, -fell from truck between Ore gon and Forest City, December 28, and broko ii leg. Everett Howard, of Corning, brokn his right arm December 6, cranking his car. John J. l.ukens, of Oregon, broke his mm, cranking his car, October 8. John Mnrkt, Jr., of Oregon, had two ribs broken October 29, by his car go ing Into n ditch. liwrence Tucker and wife and Mrs. Cora Hill badly shaken up, November 26, by car striking engine tender of south-bound train, No, 26, from Om aha; car badly wrecked. J. M. Wilson, Mnitland, had arm broken, cranking car, November 1. Edna Ulcvlns, of .Mound City, was kllooked down bv n rnr In M,,n,l I'll,. June 23, and had n leg broken. Hennett .Martin, Oregon, had his ami broken, cranking car, August 30. John J, l.ukens, Orrgon, fractured his wrist, cranking his car, August 3. Ilurnrd During 1020. Emit KunVol. m (V I.,.!!, l,,inj by fnlso faco catching fire October 30. Tho 2-year-old son of Frank Nau- iimm, ui ,iuik vwm uauiy uurncu ny wnliUnfc water, Novrmlwr 1; vewel tivpiturncd. Drowned Ihirinj? 1920. can of water, July 29, and was drowned. 1920 Suicide. Eugene Coston. of Mnliln January 29, by shooting himself with n tin get rifle; aged 45. Death lly Ihnnmlle, 1920. Mrs. Geo. V. ltlnliln nt I.V.., t'u.. - ---- - - ......... , .. . . . wjis killed. May 7th, by the explosion of dynamite stored in the fam Iv m. luge. The Ke. nun. ha Huch r. of Orei-on. Imd Dm 1,-n in ins cvo iiauiy cut ny telephone wire, ,.-i niuvr ii. The Gun, 1020. Norman Enoex. nf Oi. ir,,n u. .!,' In tho leg, IVbrtuiry 23, by accidental discharge of his gun, In taking It from Its tuck. Dt-nlh llv Hull. ln I'rflsh?,! bclttVn MW-nt NhploI,.KeVv 27: taken to St. Joseph, where ho dlcdpw It'll. 20. 1020 Itohlierlo,. TJlO DllWSnn rintlitm, ati, ..I M....-.I City wuspbbcd nf $1500 In goods. i no noniriaio ut .Mound City was robbed. (Idolu.v tK. 7 r.n ln l i ' gars; etc., taken. Lot of shoes' taken from box cur ut ' .Napier, August 27. Clyde Young und IsHinard Mitchell anesteil in St. Jo seph for offense, and ruch given two ) VUI s, The Tull & Toll general store at Crab? wus ml, I,,,. I nt til nun I.. ..... .,,a.ull..e. night nf Octolwr 17. Vei bin A Hose store nt Craig had their stock of goods reduced about i,wu ny nurgiars, night of December 111. . O. '.. iniiHnrrmiii nt fnn.l l.. hii-l a lot of chlckcni htolen, September l'Vank I .own. Mnnn.l PI ft- for stealing ?103 from tho Dr. James inicty ouice, i;eccmlier 22. Some 1920 Fins. Fred Coffman. of Unl on tnu-nsMn lost his barn and contents, October 17; loss was total. Emery Haves, nf iho Kim fii-ov district, lust Ins residence, October 0; lOllll. Ihtntbit clltllih. Forest filti-. !), 2fi: slight damage. II. V. Nauman, of NlckcllV Grovo district, lost his large barn, scale huusu and scales, corn, hay, harness, Nov. 20; loss, $7,000; Insurance, $3,000. J. &. llenntnger, Oregon, residencu liinuigcii August 6; loss, $300. Mrs. Ford, of Foi fescue, had her res nce d.imuged September J2. Joseph Hatfield's lesldcnce ut Mult. hind slightly damaged. Hi Please Notice. bee union revival notes. H. A. FELDMANN, F. J. SMITH. E. A. PAULI, Pastors. -o- Sings in llalllmorc. Miss Agnes Neudorff. who Im In New York studying voico wltli Mr. Withcrsnoon, wus-callcu to a leading theater In, Baltimore to fill an emer gency for a week. The management men inststeii on a Becoml week and after that a third, but sho could not accent this because of her lesson du ties In New York. Her appearanoo in Baltimore was very gratifying. Sho was rewarded with several curtain calls after her songs. Since her return to New York Miss Neudorff has been offered engagements to sing In tho theatres of the Whitchurst interests, which ooerato Homo of the finest, houses In the larrc Eastern cities. She has also accepted a return engagement In Baltimore. News-Press, St. Joseph. Miss Agnes is tho accomplished daughter of Fred Neudorff, of that city, who Is well, known and has hosts of friends in Oregon and vicinity, Dr. Kearney was here Frldav last ' viaitlnjr old friends and telling a pleas- ' . ng story 'now and' then. ' WeTxro'Sil- 'u jvaya glatl Jo. sea the Doctor. " "ftuf'l 9 WWW: . "