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v mas tree.
One of the
best type too!
and while, dear
sir, 'tis not a
fir, yet it was made
fir you. 'Tis true,
you see upon this tree
no presents, rich and
rare; yet please be kind
and bear in mind, in wish
the gifts are there. We now
wish all, the the short and tall,
young, middle-aged aTTd
gray, the poor
A Merry Christmas Day
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PRICE TO STAY UP
Packers Unable to Handle
the Big Shipments Now
"Hold back your hogs, is tho nd
rice of J. P. Cotton, head of the meat
division of the United States Pood Ad
ministration In Washington, D. C,
In a letter to Dean P. B. Mumford.
state food Administrator. On Novem
ber 3 Mr. Cotton stated that so far aa
his division could control prices, they
would not fall below about $15.50 per
hundred-weight on the Chicago
market until further notice. Mu Cot
i ton says that he makes that statement
again, but largely, owing to transpor
tation difficulties in the East, there is
now a glut of hogs on the Chicago
market more hogs than tho packers
' can kill and handle. He says that the
farmers and commission men In this
territory must help by holding back
temporarily, especially iruui mui.
market If there is co-operation, the
i minimum will be maintained.
"Do not sacrifice your hogs by
dumping them on an overcrowded
market," he warns.
This does not mean that there is a
surplus of hogs, but that farmers are
rushing their stock to the market to
insure the present high prices, even
at the expense of breeding stock for
next year, of which there is a serious
shortage, according to E. A. Logan,
field agent of the Bureau of crop esti
mates in Missouri. Mr. Logan made
a preliminary survey of the stock
hogs on farms in October. He says
that the number of breeding sows is
85 per cent of last year's breeding
stock and that last year's breeding
stock was below normal.
The increase asked of Missouri is
50 per cent. The indications are that
Missouri farmers will make that in
crease, according to reports from the
twenty special agents of the College
of Agriculture, if the breeding stock
The adtlce of the college of Agri
culture Is for the farmers tg hold the
hogs and make them heavier. There
is a surplus of corn this year, more
than twice as much as that of last
year. According to the United States
Department of Agriculture, 75 to 80
per cent of a normal corn crop is fed,
and If stock is not raised, there will
be no market for the corn.
said today. "The person subject to
tax who doesn't make return in the
time prescribed is going to regret it.
The Government will get after all In
come tax slackers.
"There's hardly a Business man,
merchant or professional man who
won't have to make return of income.
Farmers, as a class, will have to pay.
the tax. The safe thing to do Is for
every person who had a total income
of $1,000 or $2,000, as tho case may
be, and who is not sure about what
deductions tho law allows him, to play
it safe by calling on tho income tax
"Tho man In tho Held will have
forms for evorybody and persons who
expect to call on him need not trouble
themselves to write to my office for
HP ' THE EVENING MISSOUBIAN, HON DAY, DECEMBER U, 1917.
f ' TOO IN! HOGS ON
1 MARKETS, HE SMS
BE? ' Food Expert Advises Farm-
Hfii' you ' " ' ers to Hold Back Their
mm p see, a
BW , ii-i j I In a letter to Dean P. B. Mumtora. I ZV -zsrif Jtmsmf0
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TO LECTURE AT CAMP FUNSTON
Daniel Boone Tavern
DECEMBER 25, .1917
Luncheon, Fifty Cents
From 12 in. to 2 p. in.
Beef Broth with Rice "
Roast Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
Fried Gatfiesh Saute Natural
Mashed Potatoes Stewed Corn
Celery Salad 'Mayonnaise
Hot Corn Muffins
Meatless Mince or Apple Pie ""
Vanilla Ice Cream and Cake
Tea Coffee Milk
From 6 p. in. to 8 p. m.
Crisp Celery Queen Olives
Roast Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
Roast Domestic Goose Apple Sauce
Fried Catfish Saute
Hashed Brown Potatoes
Cauliflower au Gratin
Grape Fruit and jOrange Salad
i Prune Whip
Meatless Mince Pie Blackberry Pie
Peach Ice Cream end Cake
Tea Coffee Milk
COLLECTING INCOME TAX
Infernal BeTenue Officer Will Be
Here January 2S to March 1.
it will reaulre a small army of
mpn to take the Income tax returns of
persons subject to the new law.
George H. Moore, collector ot in
ternal revenue, today announced that
officers will start from his head-
ouarters on January 1, and on Jan
uary 3 every one of them will be on
the job In the county assigned him,
to meet the people and help tnem
make out. their Income tax returns.
The officer assigned to this county
Is due to arrive on January 28 and to
remain until March 1, Inclusive. He
will have his office in the Courthouse,
where he may be found every day ot
the dates stated.
rf mill ho ttoII fnr pvorv unmarried
person whose net' income for 1917 is
tl nnn nr over, and everv married ner-
nn livtnp- with wife or husband'
whose net income for 1917 is $2,000
or over, to call on the income tax
man and learn whether or not they
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Have any wjl iu yajt wiitn.iw .iw.
Prof. J. S. Ankeney Will Tell Soldiers
of French People.
Prof. J. S. Ankeney of tho art de
partment of tho University left yes
terday morning for Camp Funston to
do work for the Y. M. C. A. there.
He will spend three weeks at the
camp, instructing the soldiers in the
manners and customs of the French
people. He will give illustrated lec
tures. Professor Ankeney offered some
time ago to spend his vacation at
Camp Funston. Friday morning he
received a telegram to come at once,
and spend a month there if he could.
New Styles Are Shown HERE FIRST
More Books for the Soldiers.
Another box of books will be ready
to be shipped to Camp Doniphan by
H. O. Severance ot the University
Library, as soon as 100 more are re
ceived. This foox has a number of
scientific books, consisting of geom
etry, algebra and books on engineer
ing. There has been a request from
the camp for these works. The need
for books exists all the time, accord
ing to Mr. Severance. He is eager
to get the box for Camp Doniphan
filled up as soon as possible.
Teachers wanted to fill emergency
vacancies in all departments. Have
calls for teachers dally. Only 3J$
per cent commission. Teachers' Em
ployment Bureau, 208-209 C. R. S.
Bank Bldg., Cedar Rapida, la. 12tf
The National Touch
Method and new Un
derwoods for stu
dent use at lew taai
regular rental cost
After six months
you get a credit refund for every cent
paid. See our agent, R. C. Crow. T.
M. C. A., 6:30 to 7:30 daily.
NATIONAL TYPISTS ASSOCIATION
' Delightful Suppersi
f r I 1-1 "l -!- rn
The Palms ailu J-U1111C
Don 7 forget the Christmas
Ball at The Daniel Boone
Tavern. Ch ristmas
Nigh t, December
25. Come Onet
' EVERYBODY'S STORE
A MERRY CHRISTMAS
Real Estate Transfers.
Jesse L. Turner to Joseph
A. Turner, pt. SW cr. NW,
14-48-13 (10.29 acres) $4,000.00
Joseph A. Turner to Jesse L.
Turner. N SEi 32-48-13 4,000.00
Sarelda M. Roberts to Hy J.
Glick, E SE NE 10 and
W pt. SW NW, 11-50-12
(50 acres) 5.000.00
J. A. Thomas to William Wv
WHson, S NW fr X and
N Vt SW fr 'A. 30-46-11,
141 acres (vendor's lien for
F. M. Brewer to Ben Forsyth,
Lots 45 and 46, Pannell
Place. Columbia (subject
to ?1,000) 1 2,500.00
E. A. Trowbridge to H. H.
Banks, trustee for Mary S.
Hall, N 54 2-3 ft. Lot 34,
Bouchelle's Addition, Co
lumbia 1,000 00
H. H. Banks, trustee, to E. A.
Trowbridge and wife, W 50
ft Lot 43, Bouchelle's Ad
dition. Columbia 4,750 00
S. R. Cornellson to Otus Per
rigo, SW SE and E pt NE
SW. 18-50-13, 71 acres 1,200.00
Susie RIdgway and husband
to Claude G. RIdgway, W
NW and NE NW, 2-46-13,
and SW, 35-47-13 (subject
to $5,000) 14,000.00
M. D. Bell to Lula G. Em
berson, E 50 ft of Lot 61.
Bouchelle Addition 600.00
Don C. Carter to Mary K.
Smith. Lots 1 and 2, Block
52. Sturgeon 500.00
John S. Denham to David I.
Denham, S pt SE, 27; S pt
of W SW. 26-49-14 (200
acres) . 3,000.00
W, F. Lewis to Pearl M.
Heath, NE SW. 2-51-13 2,000.00
TO THE PEOPLE OF BOONE
COUNTY AND VICINITY
The officers and directors
B00NE COUNTY TRUST COMPANY
take this method of reaching you
one and all with their sin-
cere wishes for a .