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I American Fork Citizen I
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I . AMBItlOAN POIl CITIZEN, kATt'llllAY, unoEMOEIl W, 191J. NUMBER 03 H
I Stake Priesthood
I and Union Meetings
'ow Itcllgion Class MovementFarm
crs Advised (o Grow More Siignr
Tlio Stako Priesthood nnd Union
meeting .convened Jn the Stako Tnb
ornnclo last Sunday, President S, L.
Chlpmnn was In charge. The opening
songs wore "We Thank Thco O God
Tor a Prophet" and "How Firm a
Foundation." Priest James H. Clarke
gavo tho opening prayer.
Prcsldont Chlpman asked that the
Saints respond on tho days set apart
for sottllng tithing In their respective
wards, and nlso said that a ready re.
sponso was desired In tho matter of
tho ward allotments to tho Tabernacle
President Georgo H. Brlmhall of tho
n. Y. U. addressed tho Saints and
stated that tho church, through the
U. Y. U., proposed to furnish a ro
llglon class teacher to all tho High
Schools of American Fork, Lchl and
Pleasant Grove, onco each week, and
that credits would be given In con
nection with the course Ho nBked
that tho parents encourage tho teach
ers in thoir work in the Religion
At tho Priesthood session Owen
Christensen, Claud Newman, Evar
Strausberg, Harry Drown and James
K. Brown, woro ordained olders.
Alvln Olscn of Salt Lake City, rep
resenting tho Church Chronology, ex
plained tho purposes for Issuing the
book and said that ten volums would
bo assigned to each word. Proceeds
above tho cost of produolng tho book
will bo used In erecting a church his
Prosidont Chlpman, Parley Austin,
Bishop James H. Gardner and Presi
dent Clarko made remarks asking that
tho farmers increaso their beet acre
age, as this crop would bring more
money than tho ordinary farm crop.
Ulshop Gardner stated that tho Lehl
factory could handlo 20,000 moro toiiB
of beets than were grown this yoar,
and would give much moro additional
work to tho people
President Chlpman In closing stat-.
ed that tho Religion classes In this
Stako were at. thoIrvlowcst obb, but
that a" "general movement toward
rcsusitntlon would bo made.
Benediction was pronounced by Geo.
Tnberiinele Assessment Coming In
The fiovernl wards in tho Alpine
Stako ttro sending In their assess
ment. Tho American Fork Third Ward
was first to send In the complete
amount nllotcd, and tho Lchl Second
Word was second. When tho wards
of tho Alpine Stage havo completed
tho iillotmcutB assigned them then tho
church authorities will supply tho de
flcuncy to wlpo out the debt. Those
In authority hope to sco all this hap
pen before tho cud of tho year.
AMKKICAX FORK CURL
ROBBED IN l'ROVO
Last Saturday evening while walk
ing along u street In Provo in com
pany with Miss Holcn Nowoll of that
city, Miss Ida Smith of this city was
lobbed of her purse. It was about
7:30 In the evening and an unknown
uiuu, coming up from behind, wrench
ed Miss Smith's purse from her hand,
breaking tho chain attached to her
wilst. Tho purse contained $12 In
(MiiToncy. An officer was summoned,
and search was made, but tho robber
I had mndu good his oscapo and has
I not yet been located.
.MERCHANTS GIVE FREELY
Tho committee on tho Rollcf Society
for tho four wards havo spent a busy
1 HOSES AM CAUSATIONS
I ORDKR FROM TUB
I UEHI FLORAL Co.
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j m: uavi: lvimiythinu i"N flow-
j r.HS FOR XMAS GIFTS
I AND OTIIKR OCCASIONS.
' Fresh Cut
()l of Our Nevv Ureeii House
tlmo this week soliciting tho things
needful to help gladden tho homes of
tho city's worthy poor pcoplo, nnd nil
them with gcnnlno Christmas hnppl
noss. They called on tho various
merchants and business men with tho
result that n goodly supply 1ms been
gathered in the wny of clothing,
household supplies, etc. This is tho
tlmb or tho year when each nnd nil
should at least Bharo n portion of tho
prosperity which hns come to them
with those who are less fortunate.
This is tho (ruo Christmas spirit.
Improved Mail Service
For American Fork
Record Shipment of Parcels Post
OTcr $10 lu Stamps Cancelled On
Postmaster James H. Clarko, rea
lizing that American Fork Is entitled
to tho best that is going, has secured
additional mall service for this city
that now enables us to get our mnll
dlrcpt from all tho cities on tho Salt
Lake Routo north of Lyndyl. Hero,
toforo this mall had to go past Am
erican Fork to Salt Lake City, and
then back again, making mall from
PleasanUOrovo and other towns Bouth
front 12 to 24 hours late, Tho public
will duly appreciate Postmaster
This week recorded tho biggest
shipment of parcels post ovor sont
out from this office. It consisted of
3,500 pounds of'mcrchandlso sent by
tho Chlpman Mercantile company to
ono of their merchants in Duschosno,
In tho Uintah Basin. It cost tho Am
oricun Fork merchant over $40 lu
postago Btamps to get the mcrchau
dies Into Uuclo Sam's mall bags, Tho
consignment consisted of all kinds of
merchandise from plus to sacks of
flour, It had to bo done up lu fifty
poundfparcols, as this is tho largest
sized wolght that will bo accopted.
When tho shipment was ready Post
master Clarke wolghtedlt and used
ono of Chlpman'a big wagons "trans
fer It to tho mall car. Tho govern-'
ment has to haul tho goods to Colton
on tho train and then pay a man to
tako it ovorland to DubcIiobiio, tho
latterpart ofthG-trlp, coatlnamuiore.
ihan the original- postage.
Christmas parcels nro beginning to
movo and keep tho local postal autor
Itlcs pretty busy. Tho ptoplo aro
heeding tho admonition to mail their
packages early. Many parcels post
Christmas packages arc going to mis
sionaries In England.
May Install Public Toilets
Mayor Enrl Greenwood nnd Dr. J.
F. Noyes wcro In Salt Lako City this
week Investigating tho question, costs,
etc., of ono or moro public toilets In
tho buslncs section of American Fork.
Tho proposition Js to mako an ex.
cavatlon bolow tho surfneo of tho
Btrcot, somo place near tho cornor of
Mnln and Center Streets, and havo
an ontrauco leading down to tho toil
ets, which will bo kept clean by the
It Is suggested that tho work could
bo dono during tho winter months,
when thoro nro so many ldlo men who
would bo glad to dounto a half of the
time employed. Then tho men and the
city would both ho benefited nnd tho
convenience could bo put In nt a mod
Tho Clvlc-Bottormcnt League, nt Its
last mooting heartily endorsed the
Idea and Is probably to bo credited
with being tho fathor of tho Idea,
Mr, and Mrs, Andelin
and Tabernacle Choir
(Wilt Che High Class Musical Enter
tnliimeut In Tnlicrunclc Monday Be
Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Andollu nre
coming to American Fork during hnll-
I day week to give ono of tho best mil-
) slcal outertnlnmcutrt over presented
here. They both snout sovcrnl years
In Germany studying music. Mr. An-1
dellu on olce culture and his wife
on tho piano. They nto rated among
tho best In Utah nnd havo been play
ing to big houses In other cities.
Tho Tnbenmclo Choir, under tho dl.
rccllou of Prof. Jones, liao been
puictlclug several pieces for Bovernl
wcmiUb, specially for tho Amlulln con
ceit, and will asnlBt lu tho evening's
ontortnluiuont and share lu tho pio
ceedB. Tho public should 111! the
I Case fur Juvenile Court
Tho City Muishul had n boy In I
chnrgo this week for Intoxication. It
will bo a enso for tho Juvenile Couitl
OlIlcorB as tho boy was under eighteen
yenra of ugo.
New Impetus to -,
Prof. Howard R. Drlggs, ofthejU
of U., and head cf tho Stato Library!
movement, met with tho library ec-m-mltto
of tho Civic-Betterment League
after tho lecturo Wednesday evening
nnd outlined a system of work. The
committee will at onco complete R
cnnvaBS nnd tho assembling of booics
nnd early In the Now Year tho gnt
flnnlo prior to tho opening of 'ft
library will tnto plnco. , 4kQ
It was a largo and representalH
audlcnco that gathorcd In tho OH
Hall to listen to Prof. Drlggs lectH
on "Tho Llbrnry and tho Boy," and flH
cludcdo a considerable number 1
boys. . USJ
Tho program opened with n BolOflfl
Mr. F. L. Hlckmnn; "Tho PcrfaB
Day", a beautifully song, boautifullM
Aftor an Invocation by Mr. ElIJj
Clayson, tho speaker of tho ovpuirn
was Introduced by Mr. Clifford YoubJI
President of tho ClvIc-UcttormenjO
Prof. Drlggs gavo a Very Intorectltirl
talk, his heart vory evidently bolngjaj
tho work of libraries, and tho work-!
helping boys mako of thomsclvos -mI
right kind of mon. Ho told or the sumu
of money tho stato v of Utah sponlfl
willingly nnd gladly ovory year tn
teach its boys and girls to road; umI
added that to teach a boy to read aim
then not teach him what, to read, anfl
provide him with tho right kind aM
reading matter was only to put aiy
Instrument In his hands with whlchN
ho might do htmcclf and others ln?j
finite injury. V
Prof. Drlggs urged tho holpfulncsM
of tho public llbrnry to' nil classes
tho old as well as tho young; urging
nlso that Amorlcr.ii Fork, as a cltyj
holding tho center of tho "c'ommunltyj
In a geographical way, nnd having th'aj
acknowledged supremacy In n bunl-1
ncsB nnd commercial sense, shoHWjj
tako tho lend nlso In matters ha
cattonnl. Ho folt tho city was to.M
congratulated upon what hnd beejB
dono toward n public library; arifl
wished tho Library commltto "Goa
speed" In tho work-,waaJtfelRKia(Jl
chairman cf tho Library executive
commlttco Mr. Alma Greenwood gavo
a synopsis of tho work accomplished
nnd tho plans for tho coming cam
paign in tho Interest of tho library.
Tho school board hud been asked to
glvo tho ubo of n room formery used
for tho manual training classes, and
had generously agreed to do bo, and
lu addition thereto, had had tho
room lathed and plastered, and fitted
with book Bholvca. Tho Utah Power
and Light Co. had kindly donated tho
ncccsonry lighting fixtures. The
meeting closed with nnothor sang by
Mr. Hlckmnn nnd tho benediction.
Apollo Defeats High School
Two Good Ilusket Bull Teams Be
v eloping In American
In n good gnmo of basket ball play
ed In tho Apollo Inst week tho Apollo
team defeated tho local High School
team by a scoro of 01 to 20. Tho High
School team, Jiowovcr, showed good
inntorlal nnd nro expected to spring
a surprise on the other tennis lu tho
High School league.
Tho Apollo proved that they have
ono of tho best tenuis In tho stato
and will glvo u BorleB of games bore
this winter. Noxt Thursday night
thpy will play tho Lucas Grocory llyo
of Salt Lako City, tho championship
tonm of tho Commorclnl League, and
probnbly tho best professional tonm
In tho Btnto. On Now Ypar's night
they will play another .Salt Lako team,
and other teams later lu tho season.
Mossru Earl Varnoy and Bort MII
lor woro In Salt Lako City Tuesday
BASKET ItVLL GAME
Thursilu), December lth.
(Champa of Salt Lako Com-
See tliu tenm In Its new milts.
Game Slarte at 8:!U) Prompt.
DANCE AFTER GAME
Don't forget the Children's
Dunns o'clock Xiuas Da).
WAR! WAR!! WAR!!! I
Not the European War but a war
OUR ENTIRE LIN EOF LADIES SUITS I
1 1-2 I One Half Price 1 1-2 I
I $35.00 Suits $30.00 Suits I $25.00 Suits I
I $17.50 1 $15.00 j $12.50 I
I $20.00 Suits for $10.00 $15.00 Suits for $7.50
I $9.75 Suits only $5.00
I Nothing ReservedEvery Suit in tte Sale H
I 33 1-3 to 50 percent off on Ladies', Misses' I . I
I and Children's Coats I I
I' IF YOU WANT YOUR MONEY TO GO A LONG WAY, I '
I: VISIT OUR BARGAIN BASEMENT. SNAPS ON BLANK- I
I; ' ETS, SNAPS ON GOATS, SNAPS ON UNDERWEAR FOR
m MEN, LADIES AND BOYS; BEST SHOES FOR THE
LEAST MONEY GOING.
BUY YOUR TOYS EARLY AT
IChipmans Big Red Store I
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and returned with full suit cases, fill
ed with new suits und cushioned sol
ed shoes. Tho suits nro black with
a bright oraugo A.
Tho lineup In tho High School gama
Apollo High School
Chlpman If Blnch
Llndloy if ChLnman
J. Pnrker c Wnlkor
C. Parker lg L Wing
J. Chlpmnn rg H'Yving
The Big Red Store "Bunch"
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That hunch of Clerks at CHU'MAN'S,
Thoir llko Is hard to find;
They nlwaya seem so courteous,
And trcnt you right and kind.
Tom Is a pleasant fellow,
Fred and Virgil ulways smile,
Joe Is precise and stable,
Whllo Dutch bcIIh stoves per mile.
Gardner, Smith, and lllndlej,
Theno mon nro as truo iib Slcele.
Rujinond Bolls you clothing,
That fits you woll nnd ronl.
Greenwood is their Miller mnu, '
A mighty man is lie.
Ho soils his warou by "MIIMons,"
And "l,rcs.tolls', selleth he.
Near tho "Fool" tho grown ups piny,
A Mud. son and it J. A. I'.
Wngfctuff, Woods, and Mofl'utt,
You know thay'ro on tho map.
Wo don' know what you'll do John,
When Mjrl aitd Klhel's Dunn.
They Boll you Silks nnd Satins,
If you'vo only got tho "Mun."
That "Qrocory Dopnrtment,"
Is woll supplied with Hales.
HlaekhiirHl, Truiio and Henrold,
Work just llko old school mates.
Howe, F.dinondx writes, and M)rtl(
Whllo Margaret countu tho cash.
Dav N soils "Star Brand Flour,
Whllo Hanson hnulH out tho hash",
I Hunter sells you Lumber,
I Tho best Coal In tho laud.
I He'll also build your houses,
And mako them strong and grand j
Dear ft lends you'll llud them Abel,
From S. I. C. to K.
(To fill our heartc with kindness, (
For klnduesa la their KEY.
I John lluutor I'Ci-t.
'llm Cltlen will ho puhlls'tied
rriiursilii) next neek to give the fureo
u Xiniis liulidnj. Your paper ulU bo
I In tho ofllco Thursduy ulternoon.
Christmas Reflected in
Big Show Windows
Lending MerehnnlH Indicate In At
trail he Dlsplajs Wlmt To (ihe To
Tho show wlndovv'8 of Amcrlcnu
Fork's lending stores nro arranged to
suggest to tho doubting purchaser
what would he n Bultnblo Christmas
prosont to father, mothor, brother,
sister or swecthonrt.
Tho Amorlcaii Fork Co-op. bus
conts for tho oldor ones nnd toys for
tho children, Jewelry, gloves, shirts,
hosory, gnrtors, cllvorvvnie, carving
sets, skates, roekors chlldrou'a chairs,
otc. Iusldo tho center of tho big storo
Is given over to toys, A novel exhibit
Is the hiiudkcrchlof booth.
Chlpmnn's Big Bod Storo would lu
dlcnto thnt tho war had had little lu.
fluouco lu retarding tho Importation
of toys from tho toy factories of tho
war zouo. A big chlmnoy nnd fire
place, hung with stockings, Is tho
contor of ono of tho blggost displays
south of Salt Lako City. Tho big
pinto glass show windows nro filled
with bookB, toys, dollo, slippers, mid- t
dies, linen, sllvorwire, hand bags, H
hoHlcry, watches, suits, otc. H
Tho Golden Rule has nlso given B
over tho center of their busy storo to !B
Santa Claim umlu filled tho booth M
with nn Immenso assortment of all iH
kinds of toys. Tho windows contains 11
gloves, BUBpcudcrs, hosiory, mid tics
In Xinas boxes, swoators, silverware, .H
shawls, hoods, lliiou and silk baud- H
kerchiefs, blankets, coats, etc. M
Tho Boynl Tcllorn cutsr exclusive- jH
ly for proscnts to tho mon, thoir win- M
dow showing ties, gloves, hosiery, M
pliiB nnd cuff links, otc, nil arranged M
In attractive Christmas boxes ready M
for Santa Clnus.
Martin tho jovvolcr, who has just M
moved Into IiIb now quarters on tho M
north side of Mnln Strcot, Iiub u dls. M
play showing many temptingly bcautl- H
ful'thlugs In watches,-jewelry nnd cut H
One of tliu ucntcBt Uttlo windows lu H
town nnd one that attracts a great jH
deal of attention, especially from tho H
children, Is tho window of "Joo'n H
Place," with Its heaped up nuts of B
all kinds, nnd tliu Uttlo man running jH
tho ronstor. H
By the time you CN I I
Will Be Located VBkS 1
The Street. ' H
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