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Warren.The Red River Valley
Stock Breeders association will meet
here on June 13. 1
Red Wing.Mayor Peter A. Nelson
reappointed Andrew G. Jackson, chief
sof police, and the present staff of po
Brainerd.The district court grand
jury returned an indictment against
Di\ Albert Bremken of Pine River, al
St. Peter.A military funeral was
held Sunday for Francis Davis, the
first youth from this county. Serv
ices were held in the Armory.
Pine City.Arthur Moilanen, a Finn,
was arrested near Finlayson as a de
serter and was taken to St. Paul and
will be inducted into the army.
Warren.F. E. King has arrived
here from France, having been hon
orably discharged from the TJ. S. mili
tary forces on account of weak eyes.
Princeton.Sunday evening Rev.
Joseph Willenbrink delivered, the bac
calaureate sermon to the graduating
class of Princeton high school in the
Sandstone.S. A. Colliver, who has
been in charge of the agricultural de
partment of the Sandstone high school
several years, has accepted a position
as county agent of Wadena county.
Brainerd.The biggest road con
tract in the history of Crow Wing
county was awarded at the county
commissioners' meeting, being the
Gull Lake, road project, amounting
St. Peter.Fred Paum, 16, is dead
and four members of the Paum fam
ily are seriously ill. The doctor said
he. thought that oatmeal they ate was
the cause. AH the victims showed
evidence of poisoning.
St. Paul.The Minnesota Music
Teachers' association, composed of
more, than 200 teachers of piano, vio
lin, organ, voice and public school
music, will hold a conference in St.
Paul June 25, 26 and 27.
Moorhead.J. M. Herrick, local
banker, drove through the Buffalo
River district to Kragnes and north
ward and reports the fields are look
ing fine. All the farmers are using all
of their land this year, even to the
borders and margins along the road
'Crosby.William Vernon, who hasLemnitz
been here for some tiine representing
a tailoring concern, left town sud
denly after, it is said, he raised a $5~
check given him by a friend to $150
and passed it. He is ^apposed to be
in Canada, where he probably wii*
join the army, as he is subject ta
Duluth.To show the deep friend
ship extended by people of Dulutft
to Canada, the Duluth iCommercis.*
club has announced that a delegation
of several hundred members will gt
to Fort William, Ont., the latter part
Df this month in recognition of Vic
toria day. The delegation will go
Winona.Thus far in Winona coun
ty 7T,000 pounds of white flour have
been returned to dealers for redis
tribution, according to Dr. F. S. James,
federal food administrator of Winona
county. Thus the campaign, calling
for the delivery to market of flour
hoarded contrary ,to the. law, has
brought out approximately 393 barrels
Moose Lake.Cornell Fossum of
this place, a 1913 graduate of the
school of agriculture, University of
Minnesota, has been elected president
of the junior class of the Chicago
college of medicine and surgery. He
will be graduated in January, 1919,
four months earlier than the sched
uled time for graduation, owing to
the demand for army doctors.
Warren.After an examination in
the probate court it was decided to
send Miss Amelia P. Moulton of this
city, aged 81, to the detention -Ihos
pital at Fergus Falls, where she can
receive the proper care and attention
needed by her in her old age. Since
the death of her nephew, Charles
Moulton, over two years ago, she has
been a charge on the city most of the
St. Paul.Governor Burnquist has
announced that he will call attention
officially to May 24 as Italy Day, which
is to be observed throughout the Unit
ed States in appreciation of the enthat
trance of Italy in the war for democ
racy. May 24 will be the anniversary
of Italy's entrance in the. war andbeen
Americans will "be asked to wear a
flower and write to friends in Italy
on that day.
Brainerd.Following the proclama
tion of R. R. Wise, county director of
public safety commission, on exter
minating the common barberry bush
es, many bushes have been discov
ered in Brainerd. County Agricultur
al Agent E. A. Colquhoun found gome
of them planted in Gregory Park.
W. A. W. Johnstone, clerk of the. dis
trict court, has a well-trimmed hedge
at his home. Duluth, It has been re
ported, will have to destroy $10,000
worth of barberry hedges.
Red Wing.The funeral of Private
Luther Flormoe, SOP of Lars Flor
moe of Warsaw, Goodhue county, who
died in the army camp at Galveston,
Tex., May 1. was held at the Urland
church, seven miles from Cannon
Fall3. The Red Win? -ome Guards
made it a military funeral.
St. Paul.Governor Burnquist has
refused to authorize ouster proceed
ings against Sheriff O. C. Lee of
feasance and malfeasance by mem
bers of the Nonpartisan league. The
?overncr decided that no evidence had
oeer. -ubmitted to vafrant a formal
Crookston.Olo Harstad. a farmer
if. the town of Ga/den, was taken to
Fergus Falls in charge of Deputy
Sheriffs Fleming and Nelson and com
Spooner.Arthur H. Chamberlain,
who has been foreman of the News of
fice Tifere for the last three years, left
for Minneapolis to enter the service
at the British recruiting mission.
Aitkin.The Red Crocs executive
committee has elected Charles H.
Warner county chairman of the drive
to start May 20. Seven thousand
dollars is the allotment for Aitkin
Windom.Farmers in this region
report that crop conditions are the
best in years. The small grain is
coming up well and looks healthy and
*fong. Farmers will begin planting
corn this week.
International Falls.Sheriff White
went to Hibbing and brought back
a young man named Frank Poston,
who is charged with selling a mort
gaged team of horces and skipping
with the proceeds, amounting to j$200.
St Cloud.-Sixty-eight students will
be graduated from St. Cloud tech
nical high school this year. This is
a record class. President J. C. Brown
will deliver the graduation addre.cs on
June 6 in the high school auditorium.
Big Falls.A brush fire was start
ed by children oh the east side of the
railroad track, which cauced quite a
scare and a lot of brush and rubbish
was burned. No damage was done
as a shower came to the rescue.
International Falls.Astels, the
man who confesses assaulting a
school teacher recently at the Rogers
schoolhouse in this county, will be
taken to Brainerd in a few days to re
ceive, sentence from Judge McClena
Thief River Falls.W. W. Prichard,
Jr., for twelve years cashier of the
First National bank in this city, has
vesigrfed. Wih his brother, Harry S.
Prichard, he will manage the lumber
and coal business of the Prichard
St. Cloud.President Marion L. Bur
ton of the University of Minnesota
has been secured to give, the com
mencement address at the exercises of
the normal school term closing June.
5, according to the announcement of
President J. C. Brown.
Little Falls.While coming to the
city a team driven by Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Lentnitz of Parke* town be
came frightened and ran away. Mr.
Lemnitz was pulled over the dash
board and suffered several severe body
bruises and a cut on the head. Mrs.
was not. injured.
Crosby.The Crosby-Ironton branch
of the American Red Cross shipped
during April 8,341 articles, which in
cluded 80 hospital bed shirts, 50 pairs
pajamas, 40 bed socks, 40 wash cloths,
8 comfort pillows, 21 sweaters, 1 hel
met, 1 muffler, 23 pairs knit socks
and 8,037 surgical dressings.
Crookston.Sunt. C. G. Selvlg of the
agricultural school got a letter from
W. W. Fraser, livestock commissioner
of the province'of Manitoba, located
at Winnipeg, in which he states that
they need a number of professional or
expert shearers of sheep in Manitoba.
Sheep ownerg will pay good wages,
Detroit.Buttermakers from a ter
ritory defined* on the north- by a line
running through Mahnomen, on the
south by Henning, west Fargo .and
east New York Mills, met here and
formed a district unit of the Minne
sota State Creamery and Cheese Fac
tory Operators' and Managers' associa
Grand Rapids!Itasca county has
sent 417 men to camp under the draft
system. Two hundred* and thirty-nine
have left since the questionnaires have
been filled out There are now apgood
proximately 200 men in Class 1
have received physical examination
and are qualified for service. The
men are now awaiting call.
Bemidji.Mayor Vandersluis, City
Engineer Swinson and Alderman Gar
lock are home from an inspection of
water systems of six cities, they hav
ing been delegated as a special com
mittee by the city council to make
inspections and fnvestigations with
references to a solution of the water
works problem in Bemidji.
Alexandria."The war situation in
Minnesota, from a loyalty standpoint,
is better today than it ever has been,"
declared Governor J. A. A. Burnquist
of Minnesota in an address here to
the Minnesota Congregational con
ference. Governor Burnquist declared
German agents had made strenu
ous efforts to spread their propa
ganda in Minnesota but that they had
checkmated by tne efforts of
government, state officials public
Grand Rapids.Itasca county au
thorities are seeking to clearly es
tablish the identity of a skeleton
found a few days ago near Warba,
thought to be the bones of Frank
Wicklund, who disappeared in that
section about a year ago. The bones
were found about one-half mile north
of the village, several rods from the
main road. From all indications death
had occurred about a year ago, noth
ing but the bones and clothes remain
ing by which the deceased might b
North Branch.One calf, S260: ont
rifle, $175 one cake. $75. After
glancing at these prices even a profit
eer might gasp. These are among
the. articles sold at a Red Cross auc
tion here, netting more than $2,000 for
that unit. More than 500 townspeo
ple and farmers attended the auction.
Bemidji.The Thirteenth annual
meeting: of the Sixth District Federa
toin of Women's clubs will be held in
Bemidji. May 21 and 28. The meetings
will be held at the Presbyterian and
Methodist church building and patri
otism will be the keynote of all ses
THE TOMAHAWK, WHITE EARTH. MINN.
President Sets May 30 For Public
Humiliation, Fasting and
WANTS SPEEDY PEACE
Protestant Churches Will Prepare
Common Service Program and
'Catholic Churches Will Issue
Message to Parishioners.
Washington, May 13.-President
Wilson designates Thursday, May 30,
as Memorial day in a proclamation
issued as a day of public humiliation,
prayer and fasting.
The people of the nation are asked
to gather in that day in their places
of worship and pray for the victory
of the American arms which will
bring a peace founded upon mercy,
justice and good will.
The proclamation, Issued In re
sponse to a resolution by Congress,
"By the President of the United States,
Whereas, the Congress of the Umlt
ed States on the. second day of April
last, passed the following resolution:
"Resolved, by tha Senate (the
House of Representatives concurring)
that it being a duty peculiarly incum
bent in a time of war humbly and
devoutly, to acknowledge our depend
ence on Almighty God and to implore
His aid and protection, the President
of the United States be and he is
hereby respectfully requested to rec
ommend a day of public humiliation,
prayer and fasting, to be observed by
the people of the United States with
religious solemnity and the offer of
fervent supplications to Almighty God
for the safety and welfare of ouf
causa, His blessings on our arraa and a
speedy restoration of an honorable and
lasting peace to the nations of the
"And whereas, it has always been
the reverent habit of the people of
the United States to turn in humble
appeal to Almighty God for his guid
ance in the, affairs of their common
"Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wil
son, President of the United States
of America, do hereby proclaim Thurs
day, the thirtieth day of May, a day
already freighted with sacred and
stimulating memories, a day of public
humiliation,- prayer and fasting, and
do exhort my fellow citizens of all
faiths and creeds to assemble on that
day in their places of worship and
there, as well as in their homes, to
pray Almighty God tha He may for
give our sins and shortcomings as
people, and purify our hearts to see
and love the truth, to accept and de
fend all things just and right, and
to purpose only there righteous acts
and judgments which are in conform
ity with His will, beseeching Him
tha He will give victory to our armies
as they fight for freedom, wisdom to
those who take counsel on our behalf
In these, days of dark struggle and
perplexity and steadfastness to our
people to make sacrifice to the utmost
support of what is Just and true,
bringing us at last the peace in which
men's hearts can be at rest because
it is founded upon mercy, justice and
"In witness whereof I have hereunto
set my hand and caused the seal of
the United States to be affixed.
_A "Done in the District of Columbia
this eleventh day of May in the year
of our Lord nineteen hundred and
eighteen and of the independence of
the United States, the one hundred
"By the President:
"Secretary of State."
The Federal council of the Church
es of Christ in America, the general
secretary, the Rev. Charles S. Mac
Farland, announced would contribute
to carrying out the President's proc
lamation by preparing a common
program for all Protestant churches
for use on Memorial day. The Rom
an Catholic churches will issue a
message to their parishioners.
BUY w. s. S.
RUSSIANS RETAKE ROSTOV
Germans and Ukranian. Captured
Town a Few Days Ago.
London, May 12.The Russians
have recaptured Rostov from the Ger
mans and Ukranians, according to in
formation received in Moscow, say3 a
dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph
The capture of Rostvo, the largest
town in the Don Cossacks territory
was reported in the official state
ment from Berlin. Thursday.
BUT vr. s. s.
Irish Commander Removed.
London, May 13. Lieut. Gen. Sir
Bryan Mahon, commander in chief of
the forces in Ireland, announced pub
licly that he was to leave Irelano
He said he did not know who bis suo
cessor would be. This confirms ru
mors current for several days that im
portant changes in the military com
mand in Ireland are pending. The
departure of General Mahon, it is be
lieved, will be regarded in Ireland as
an Indication that the government has
decided to proceed with Irish con
BUT TT. S. S.
Lord Reading, the British ambassa
dor, is as young looking as he is tal
ented, and his youthful appearance
got him into an amusing adventure
He had lunched at a Washington
hotel, and when bis bill was brought,
he told the waiter he would huve it
"Indorse it, then, please," said the
So Lord Reading wrote "Reading"
at the foot of the bill, and the waiter
snatched it up and hurried away.
He returned in a moment and said
"Here, young feller, sign your name
to this. We don't care nothin' about
where yer from."
"Hello! Is this Senator Blanks?"
"Yes/ What do you want?"
"I want to be appointed postmaster
"Who are you?"
"I am the son of the present incum
bent. Father is very ill, and the doc
tor says that he cannot last another
day. As no one else outside the family
Is aware of the seriousness of his ill
ness I thought I would call you up to
make sure that I was the first"
"I'm sorry, but some one has antici
"What! Who was it?"
Important to Mother*
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, that famous old remedy
Cor infants and children, and see that it
In Use for Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
Where His Doubt Lay.
Mr. George Robey dearly loves a
Recently a certain well-known
brother comedian whom he met casu
ally in the street remarked to him
that he had a great mind to write a
"I doubt it," replied George.
"Doubt what?" said his friend In an
Injured voice "that I con write a
"Oh, no,*" was the reply "that you
have a great mind."
Knowing G. R.'s reputation for be
ing a bit of a wag his friend readily
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he la
senior partner of the firm of P. J. Cheney
ft Co., doing- business in the City of To
ledo, County and State aforesaid, and that
said firm will pay the sum of ONE HUN-
DRED DOLLARS for any case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use of
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D. _.,
(Seal) A. W. Gleason. Notary Public.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE Is tak
en internally and-acts through the Blood
on the Mucous Surfaces of the System.
Druggists, 76c. Testimonials free.
F. J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, Ohio.
She Was Used to It.
Mrs. Patrician remarked to the new
servant: "I suppose, Mary Ann, you
overheard my husband and me con
versing rather earnestly this morn-
"Indeed, I did that, mum," replied
"I hope that you did not consider
that anything unusual was going on."
"Niver bit, mum. I wanst had a
husband meself, mum, and nlver a day
passed that the neighbors didn't be
lieve that one or the other uv us would
be kilt entoirely."
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are the
original little liver pills put up 40 years
ago. They regulate liver and bowels. Ad.
"My wife was stung on thnt last bon
net she got." "No wonder she's al
ways got a bee in It."
"Pa, what is a pacifist?"
"A pacifist, my son, Is a bachelor
who's afraid to get married."
Kicking a man after he is down Is
one way of making him get up-r-but it
isn't always safe to do it.
Self-denial is also one of the attri
butes of patriotism.
Small Pill, Small
As Age Advances the liver Requires
New tke TIM te Get Rid ef TIMM Ugly Spetc
There's no longer the slightest need of fecllDg
ashamed of your freckles, as Otlitat-double
strengthIs guaranteed to remote theso homely
Simply get an ounce of Othlnedotihle
strengthfrom your druggist, and apply a llttlo
of It night and morning and you should soon see
that cfen the worst freckles have begun to dis
appear, while the lighter ones hare vanished en
tirely. It Is seldom that more tunn one ounce
Is needed to completely clear the skin and gain
a beautiful clear complexion.
Be sure to ask for the double strength Othlne,
as this in sold under gun run tee of money back
If it falls to remove freckles.Adr.
Up in the Air.
Corporal (name deleted by censor) Is
the champion optimist in the (deleted
by censor) regiment. On his first visit
to Paris an air raid was in progress,
and as he observed the Parisians, nil
intent on the taubes, be said to his
"There's one fine thing about this
"And that Is?"
"It keeps you looking up."
"(Reply deleted by censor)."Car-
A man enn Jingle a lot of keys on
a ring without locking up anything of
Are Yon Bloated After Eating
With thai gassy, puffy feeling, and hurting near your
heart? For Quick ReliefTake OWE
FOR YOUR STOMACH'S SAKtO
can fairly feel it work. It drives the GAS ont of
body and the Bloat goes with it
ftline Qtncsalylnditestioa, Hearttifjra, Sew Stoaacfc. etc.
Get EATONIC from ymmr Drmgght with thm DOUBLE GUARANTEE
Baa4 far tha Baa*. AMimm Baawnt Rerae^T Co.. iOlg-gi So. Mttmrti Awt-oe. Oritmt^Vi.
occasional slight stimulation.
LITTLE LIVER PILLS
Colorles orPale Faces T^^n^^Tl^\
NewlywedT met Bob Spilkins to
day and he said he envied me.
WifeBob Spilkins! I told you to
cut Bob Spilkins.
NewlywedI shall hereafter. He's
such brainless donkey.
condition which will be greatly helped by Carter SlrOlUrlllS
An Audacious Guest.
"The lions never touched Daniel
when he was thrown into their den."
"Maybe," ventured the painfully
precocious child, "it was meatiest-
"A wise man makes opportunity."
Diitenper CM Be Contwllel
by using rni. DAVID ROBERTS'
FEVER PASTE JS'.So
aid WHITE LINIMENT W
Practical Home Veterinarian
Send for free booklet on ABOKTMW
IN Cows. If no dealer in your towa*
write it. Co., 100 triad annua, Wwkatha, tit*
Kill All Flies! "tSST
Placed anywhere, Daisy ly illor attracts and Ula*
all flies. Neat, clean, ornamental,convenient and cbeap
Luta all wuon. Made
of metal, can't aplll a#
will noil as
nrthinsnot tlva Ank teed directive. Aa far
rDaley Fly Killer
by dealers, or 0 MS)
exprean, prepaid, 01.00.
HAROLD MMtft*. ISO Ol KALO AVE.. BROOKLYN. V
Caali far A Palta Teeth Don't matter If broke**
una to mm r IBCI 2 to |1 6 po
also cash for old gold, silver, platinum, dentarl goM
and old gold Jewelry. Will send cash by return mail
:ind will hold goods 10 days for sender's approval of
my price. Ball tat. Bator, Oaai. B, tl7 8. tbMt.,tMle.,la
A toilet preparation of merit.
Helps to eradicate dandruff.
aWautrteCray or Faded Hair.
sOc and fl.ao at Druggists.
I Wait to Hear From Owner tf a Fan*
or nnlmproTOd land for sale. Bra. W. Boat*, Masai,at*
W. N. Minneapolis, No. 20--1918.