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FARM HOUSE Country H9*ne of Walter Bryan Con sumed by Flames Monday After noon—Very Little Saved. AUTO ACCIDENT ON SATURDAY Fred 'Buss Loses Barn, Lightning Be ing Cause—May Day Exercises— Box Social at Tom Ahart's. Dow City, May 19—Special. Fire destroyed the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bryan last Mon day afternoon. About 8 o'clock In the afternoon as Mrs. Bryan and her sis tor, Mi&s Elizabeth Ebzery, were about their household' duties they heard a sound as of something failing up stairs. ^"K3 Elizabeth went to the 4 *tair doov ascertain what the noise was and' /bund that the house was filled with sinokc, the stairway and up per rooms were' burning and the plastering had fallen. They saw it would be useless to try to save the house so they used their efforts in carrying but what thoy could. They succeeded in removing a few pieces of furniture and some clothing. Mr. Bryan saw the smoke and hastened in from the field, but it was too late to savo anything more. Miss Ebzery's personal effects, including a diamond ring, were in an upstairs room, and were lost. A small insurance was carried on the house and contents. An auto accident' on tlie grade be tween the Illinois Central tracks and the Uoyer river bridge could easily have taken a human life for toll last Saturday. Just after the noon hour Alex Bell, who lives just beyond the place mentioned above, was on his way home from town and at this place momentarily lost control of his car But this short period was time enough for the auto to pitch down the grade and turn turtle in the ditch. Frank Carl was in the vicinity in liis car and saw the accident and hastened into town for help, .which quickly re' sponded. and in a few minutes, were at the scene. They found Mr. Bell un dur the car and hastened to liberate him. lie had no bones broken, but his wrist was badly bruised from be ing caught under the back of the seat, and he was otherwise bruised and scratched. It is considered the great eat piece of good fortune that he c&caped with his life. His car. how ever, was badly damaged and has been hauled to a local garage for ex tensive repairs. Fire, caused by lightning striking the building, caused the burning of the barn last Tuesday evening on the place known as the George Binpall farm, but now owned by Fred Buss, three and a half miles west of town. The building was 18x30 feet in di mansions, and was a one story struc ture. No horses were in the barn at the time and not' much else of value except some lumber, which was piled in it, and about two tons of hay, this latter being insured. No insurance was carried--on-the-building-or-other contents and thus they are a total lass, which Mr. Buss estimates at $250. Mrs. L. L. Holcomb returned home Wednesday from a seven weeks! so journ in the sanitarium at Independ ence, Mo., where she had undergone an operation for appendicitis and oth er ailments. She stood the trip home fairly well and is doing well at pres ent, a fact which her numerous friends •will be pleased to learn. Tho material is on the ground for the construction of the "L" of the Houston garage and the work will be begun at an early date and pushed to completion as soon as possible. Mr. Jhe louston feels the immediate need of addition as his present space is crowded. He feels highly elated over his outlook for a prosperous career in his new venture. The council seems to be having their share of trouble in securing an en gineer at the pumping station and light ulant. K. E. Curtis, the man secured on trial two weeks ago. wear ied of his job and has gone. Charley Bybee is attending to the work at present, but he doesn't care to con tint.a as long as he has his duties as marshal and street commissioner to attend tp. We are informed that a man caiiie from Sioux City and want ert the job, but so far as we are in formed no one lias been secured to do the work. Mrs. Mott McHenry was hostess to the i'riscilla club last Saturday after noon. Several other guests were pres ent, which added charm to the oc casion. After the usual afternoon of fituj/y work, etc., a delicious lunch was served. Mrs. Klickner, of Min neapolis, Mrs. Isaac Iloworth, of Uen iBon, and Miss Vera Gibbs, of Har Jan, were out of town guests. The Woman's Home Missionary so ciety of the M. E. church inet at the home of Miss Mildred Wiggins Satur day afternoon. The annual election of ollicers was taken ui and the fol lowing were chosen: President, Miss .Wiggins V. President, Mrs. I). E. Bremser Cor. Sec.. Mrs. A. B. Adams Ker. Sec., Miss Goddard Treasurer, Miss Turnlund Mite Box Sec., Miss Janet Kae. The lesson study was con ducted by Mrs. Ida Taleott and a very interesting lesson on "Alaska" was had. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Frank McHenry. ]). S. Miller, whose illness was mentioned last week, lias so much im proved that he is able to be taken in to the yard on pleasant days, a fact his numerous friends will be glad to note. Mrs. Martin Wieland and Mrs. Julius Ahart went to Omaha last Tuesday to see litt(e Albert Wieland, who is in the Methodist hospital at that place. An operation has been [per'formed to straighten the boy's leg, iwhicli had been hurt in the knee joint, (the bone of which in healing had be come set. drawing the leg up until the i'hild had become quite crippled. The surgeons have hopes that the ends of the bones constituting the joint, be ing chiseled out, he may get so he can bend the jo}nt again. At any rate his leg will be straight and his people are thankful for that. Peter Anderson, who has worked for Thomas Rao the past year and a half, and who lived on the foi'mer Geo. Rae place, died last Thursday. He had been ailing seriously for about four months, but was able to be around until about ten days previous to his death, when he became worse and took to his bed and remained there until the end came. Dentli was the result of pneumonia, preceded by liver trouble. Mr. Anderson was a native of Denmark, having come to this coun try in 1908: He was united in mar riage to Miss Petrea Olson, of Mis souri Valley, and to this union two children were born, who with the mother survive him. He also leaves one brother and one sister in Dunlap and one brother in the northern part of the state. He was about 27 years of age. The body was taken to Dun lap Saturday and the funeral was held at the Congregational church, burial taking place in the Dunlap cem etery. Mr. Anderson was not well known here, but those who were fav ored with his acquaintance speak well of him. We tender our sympathy to the grief stricken wife and fatherless chldren and the other relatives left to mourn the death of a loved one. The What I Can Mission circle niet last Saturday at the home of Miss Flor ence Miller. The circle is making a study of home misssions and Miss Miller had charge of the lesson. The next regular meeting will be held the second Saturday in June at the home of Miss Josephine Munsey. There will be a box social at the Tom Ahart school next Saturday eve ning. Miss Enna Wilbur is teacher, and plans have been laid for the pur chase of an organ and the proceeds of the sale of boxes will be used for this purpose. A good program lias been prepared which will be given be fore the sale of boxes. The program will begin at S o'clock. This affair closes thf year's school. Miss Wilbur has been an efficient teacher in this school for two years past and this year sees the graduation of live of her pupils, Mabel Pett, llutli Lueck, Fred Ballentyne and Dorothy and The odore Ahart. Our ball boys went to Woodbine on Sunday to meet their nine, and came home the conquerors by a score of 11 to 4. Our boys were in fine trim and played to win. It seemed as if they couldn't help but hit every ball. They got 12 hits off Woodbine to their 0 hits off of Dow City. At least one half the hits our boys made were two baggers and Bonstead was taken out of the box and Lefty Atkins put in. But they could not regain their pres tige. Lloyd Brake's two throws from right Held to home are worthy of men tion. Brill's playing was an improve ment over the preceding game. A game with the Portsmouth team is to be played here, scheduled for next Sunday. Mothers' day was appropriately ob served last Sunday morning at the M. E. church, Rev. Adams preaching a most excellent sermon along this line. In the evening also the sermon touch ed on "Home Life," and the import ance of the mother in the home. Dow City Memorial Sunday exer cises will be held at the Methodist Episcopal church in Dow City on Sun day, May 23d. The services will be gin promptly at 10:30, as outlined in the following program: Memorial Hymn by the Choir. Prayer—Elder C. E. Butterworth. Memorial Hymn. Scripture Lesson.—Rev. A. A. Essex. Memorial Hymn Sermon. "Some Memorials of Time, or Monumental Voices From the Past."—Rev. A. B. Adams. Hymn, "America."—Congregation. Benediction—Rev. A. A Essex The following is the program for the Memorial day exercises on Satur day. May 29th: Procession will form on Pearl street facing west and start for the ceme tery at 9:30 a. in., in the following or der: Marshall of the Day, John Howorth. Dow City Band. Firing Squad. 'Flower Girls. All the Old Soldiers* At the grave of the unknown the services will be such as are provided for in the G. A. R. service book. Song by the Flower Girls! Music by the Band. .i. Benediction. Return to the city in the same order as going out. The afternoon program, which will be given at the opera house, com mencing at 2 o'clock, will be as fol lows: (Band will play at 1:30 p. in.) Song. Prayer—Rev. A. A. Essex. Song. Address—Gov. George W. Clarke. Song, "Marching Through Georgia." Benediction. SURE, IDE BEST HOGS ALWAYS [OK FROM IOWA View Herd at Panama Exposition Are From Hawkeye State. San Francisco, Cal.—It so happens that the best hogs come from Iowa. At least that is the only conclusion to which one may come after viewing the live stock display at the Panama Exposition. The actual competition for prizes will not take place until September and October, and, conse quently, the prize live stock will not be shipped here until about that time. It will be impossible to keep all of the competitive live stock here during the (entire nine months of the exposition. But the exposition officials believe that some particularly good live stock should be kept here all of the time, in order that those who visit the exposi tion prior to September might have an opportunity to see what really good live stock looks like. And so they evolved a scheme of maintaining here what they call "view herds." ^ii^^'/'V/ 'i NAY DAY AT DOW CITY Exercises by Schools Largely Attend ed—Program Postponed From 1 30 to 7 O'Clock in Evening MISS BALBINA POTTER QUEEN Parade Includes. Entire School, About 175. Students Taking Part—Five Decorated .May Poles. Dow City, May 19—Special. The May day exercises held last Fri day in the school yard were attended by a large crowd of interested spec tators. The program had been sched uled to be given at 1:30 p. m„ but on account of the intense heat had been postponed until 7 o'clock, and this was an ideal time to have it. Thi! Dow City band was present and gave several selections. The first number on the program was the appearance of the queen of the May in the person of Miss Balbina Potter, and her at tendants, first of which were the flow er girls, namely, Margaret Gibson, Bethel Wight, Vida Speuce, Genevieve Birkhofer, Mabel Scott. Lucile Coop er, Winifred Johnson and Maxine Hol comb, each bearing a basket of flow ers. Next came Miss Golda Jordan, gowned in light green, and bearing the crown on a satin pillow. Then the queen and her chariot, which was a bower of beauty in its decorations of white and pink, the vehicle being drawn by Marguerite Luke, Jennie Cramer, Ruth Judd and Viola Gibson. The queen's robe was of pure white. This was followed by the queen's escorts, Vernon Pearsall and James McHenry, and the pages, Charles Smith and Johnnie Artderson. Her maids-in-waitiug were next in line and were as follows: Letlia Manning, Clara Williamson, Josephine Munsey. Jean Noland, llva Fishel and Ruth Swasey, eat'h gowned in pink and carrying pink and 'white parasols, anil the couriers, Howard Stepanek and Med ford Rudd. The equipage paused at the queen's bower and the courtiers assisted her to alight,' after which the crown of flowers were placed on her head and she was assisted to her throne. Her maids in waiting and the courtiers were seated on her left and light. Then the parade of the entire school began, abDut 175 taking part. Hugh Odell'as Uncle Sam anil Zeta Clothier as Columbia1 led the procession, car rying a large banner oil which was in scribed "Peace then the remainder followed in single file. When the main grounds were reached-they began the serpentine march-and when all had reached their places "America" was sung. led by Gene Wiggins with the cornet. The next number was the game "Pop Goes the Weasel," by the first primary pupils. Sixteen boys of the second primary and intermediate grades put on a'flag drill which was nicely executed and drew forth a hearty applause. Six couples of the first primary, appropriately gowned, gave a Dutch minuet which was great ly appreciated. The flower drill by the grammar room girls was beauti fully done and was one of the finest numbers of the program. The last number was the winding of the May poles by the grades. Five poles, three trimmed in blue and white and two in pink and white, had been erected and the dancers, to the music of the Vic trola, wound the poles and then un wound them. This done in unison was a delight to the large audience. The Victrola furnished the music for all .the- games as well. This conclud ed the program and we are safe in say ing that it was the most appreciated of any school program put on here in several years. Those having the af fair in charge are to be congratulat ed on making it such a success. Miss Ruth Bates, of the Ruth Bates Company, and Miss Edna Childress, who has been traveling in entertain ment work for the past year, will ren der their splendid program on Friday evening at Deloit, the admission charg es to be 15 and 25 cents. They will also give a very fine program at Boyer on Thursday evening at the M. E., church. JAMES F. FIELDER. N. J. Governor Called Special Legislative Session For Suffrage. by American Press Association. /•••••Vv.^V.- THE DENISON REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1915 IOWA ANSWERS PART OF THE LORD'S PRAYER Advertising Statement is Causing Lots of Comment. San Francisco, Cal.—Probably no one advertising statement contained in all of the exhibit palaces at the world's fair here has caused more comment than that which tops the now famous agricultural exhibit which Iowa has installed in the Palace of Agriculture. The thought originated with W. W. Marsh, chairman of the Iowa commis sion. llere it is: "IOWA is the answer to that part of the Lord's Prayer which says 'Give us this day our daily bread.''' All over this great Palace of Agri culture there are signs and quotations calling attention to the products of this state or that foreign nation, but none of them is as distinct, none of them has caused the discussion that that Iowa sign has. These other signs endeavor to give some comparative fig ures or make some general statement. But the thought that Iowa is serving the world by supplying the real neces sities, the 'daily bread' of the country, is one that the visitor does not forget. Scarcely a day goes by but what three or four visitors to the booth may be seen with a pencil and slip of paper copying that sign: "IOWA is the answer to that part of the Lord's Prayer which says 'GiVe us this day our daily bread.' HERE'S ONE ON SENATOR JIM SMIH OF OSAGE Everything Was "Made in Iowa," In cluding the "Smokes." San Francisco, Cal.—State Senator J. A. Smith, of Osage, walked into the Iowa Building on the exposition grounds the other day, looked around, sat down in one of the great big comfy davenports and declared his intention of' taking a nap and resting up, so he could continue his sight-see ing trip. But the senator did not get a chance to sleep, because it was pretty nearly lunch time and along came Mr. W. W. Marsh, chairman of the commission, who invited Mr. and Mrs. Smith up to lunch. Pretty good corn bread," said Sen ator Smith. "Yes," replied Mr. Marsh, "made from Iowa corn, too." "1 think I'll put a little of that maple syrup on it, if you don't mind," sug gested Mr. Smith. "'Tisn't maple syrup." said Mr. Marsh, "just plain corn syrup, made in Iowa, senator." The senator put a .little butter oo his corn bread. "Butter looks kind of familiar," com mented the senator. a "It ought to," said Mr. Marsh. "It was made in Iowa and you have been eating Iowa butter a good many years, senator." "I suppose that cream was made in Iowa, too," said the senator, with a smile. "Not exactly made in Iowa," re torted Mr. Marsh, "but milk from cows headed by one of Iowa's greatest bulls." Whereupon Senator Smith shoved back his made-in-lowa chair, walked across a made-in-lowa rug and— No, he didn't smoke an Iowa-made cigar, for the simple reason that the senator doesn't smoke. OECORAH UNO GOING TO PANAMA EXPOSITION Will Make Big Noise for Iowa at Big Fair. Decorah, la.—The Luther College Band, of Decorah, will participate in the musical program of the Panama Pacific International Exposition and will be given a reception at Iowa Building by the members of the Iowa commission. The band is due to leave Decorah May 25, on a special train. The Luther College band is heralded as one of the most efficient and famous musical organizations in the state— even in the middle West. Heretofore it has traveled to all parts of tho country and has earned quite a favor able reputation. "We are anticipating the arrival of this band as one of the bright spots In Iowa's campaign on the Pacific coast," said Secretary Clum, of the commis sion. the other day to a newspaper representative at San Francisco. "There have been lots of good bands here, such as Creatore and the French band, but we believe these boys from Iowa.are going to make a real show ing. I Furthermore, this is the first state band that will have an oppor tunity to participate in the exposi tion's musical program. "The Iowa Building on the exposi tion grounds will be turned over to the members of the band one evening for a reception ami concert. Plans are being made for a concert in front of the Iowa Building every afternoon during the time the hand will be in San Francisco, anil, while they will be doing some good advertising for Iowa as a whole, they will be doing a lot more advertising for the good old town of Decorah, from which they come." •v,"*-^^Tg-^^^ ?^.'!i:.. ... .l«'.M«:r t'-.-y.wjy,.i tj..... ^,i.^,!t)^.'.MVyvA""!', IOWA DISPLAY TOO ATTRACTIVE? Crowds Block Aisles at Panama-Pa cific Exposition, Attracted by Wonderful Corn Display. WHY IOWANS DESERT STATE Western States and Canada Believe in Advertising and Have Attract ed Many by That Medium. San Francisco, Cal.—Exposition offi cials have filed a complaint with Sec retary Clum, of the Iowa commission, because the aisles surrounding Iowa's agricultural exhibit are constantly blocked by men, women and children from all parts of the country attracted by the wionderful display, principally of Iowa iorn. "I have been looking through the rule book," said Director Stallsmith, of the Agricultural Palace, today, "but cannot find anything which will com pel you Iowa people to make your booth less attractive. We must do something, however, because Iowa's booth is in the center of the Agricul tural Palace, in one of the four prin cipal locations, and when 204 or 300 people fill those aisles looking at that great pile of corn issuing from Iowa's 'Horn of Plenty', the business of the rest of the Palace is at a standstill I think the folks back in the Hawkeye state will appreciate I was right when I suggested several months ago that the Iowa legislature appropriate enough money to enable Iowa to take all four sections of the center of the Palace of Agriculture. "Had you done this you could have accommodated the crowds of those who wish to admice your exhibit and would not have interfered with the rest of the exhibits." Prof. John Buchanan, of Ames, has just completed the Iowa exhibit., with the assistance of Messrs. Fred Hether shaw and Victor Felter. They have erected a pile of corn, which, by mathematical calculation, looks as if it were composed of from 3,500 to 4,000 bushels. As a matter of fact, there are only two layers of corn over a wooden framework, but the general public does not know this. Over 300 bushels of corn were used in covering the framework. Then there are show cases with prize corn and a great many displays of other ccreals. Considering the rela tively small amount of money avail able to the Iowa commission for this work, great credit is due Prof. Bu chanan for the results he has accom plished. San Francisco, Cal.—"Iowa is miss ing one of its greatest opportunities to really advertise Itself," said former state senator W. II. Taylor, of Bloom field. Davis county, who dropped into the Iowa Ruilding today accompanied by Mrs. Taylor. "I met a couple of Iowans this morn ing as we eaine into tho exposition These are shown in the colonial pump, oxfords and boots. These are new styles, most all sizes seen in (he lot. Priced this week at $2.95. Semi-Annual Sale of Men's Hats— Copyright 1914 The Hous? of Kiupei»l»".iuet He Stood on the Bridge at Midnight as the Clock Was Striking Ten, and Someone Moved the Bridge He had never kndwn but one mother and one father, he had no place to go but the theatre, no place to sleep but the bed, noth ing to eat but porterhouse steak, nothing to drink but a pint of Par fay, no one to love but his wife, his very shoes were full of feet life to him was one sweet song— he had just placed an order for printing with the Review and was happy ever after. In Menagh's Shoe Store Sale of 100 Women's Oxfords in Broken Sizes Most of these oxford's sold at $2.50 and some as high as $3.50 are seen in the lot. Complete clearance this week at $ I. Women's High Grade Footwear In Qur Men's Shoe Shop Still offering the Williams Kneeland shoe for men, regu lar $5.00 value at $4.39 regular $5.50 value at $4.79. Every pair guaranteed or money refunded. Special in Men's Work Shoes An offering of $4.00 work shoes at $2.95. This is a spe cial purchase and have just been received. Priced at $2.95. In Our Men's Store high as $3.00 and $4.00 offered this week Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 95c. This is a sale that is eagerly watched and men have waited a whole season in order to take advantage of these prices. Watch our Main street window. Men's Underwear Department Offering any men's felt hat in our stock. Values as 35 dozen Chalmers knit men's underwear shown bolh in the long and short sleeve, ankle length. This is an under wear that sells regularly at $1.00 each. Offered for our an niversary sale at 89c. B. V. D. undewear, the regular $ I kind priced at 89c. Men's Ribbed Union Suits. This is a high quality sum mer underwear shown in the long and short sleeve, ankle and knee length. A regular $ I value priced at 89c. Men'* Fine Balbriggan Union Suits. These are made to retail at 75c. All sizes from 38 to 44 inclusive at 49c. Men's Two-Piece Underwear. This is shown in the balbriggan and mesh. Regular 25c value. About 100 dozen in the lot priced at 19c cach. Extra High Quality Dress Shirts, Specially Priced Extra high quality dress shirts priced special for our anniversary sale. There are about 20 dozen men's dress shirts in all, divided into three dif ferent lots. Lot No. I at 49c, regular 75c grade, in sizes 144 to 17. This shirt is shown in the stiff cuff and neck band. Your choice of the entire lot while they last at 49c each. Men's Dress Shirts at 89c each. This is our bond quality- shirt. Very high class in every respect and full cut. It is marked to retail at $1.00 and $1.25. Each priced for this sale at 89c. 50 dozen men's shirts with the attached collars. This shirt is shown both in the white and cream colors. The lot is a special purchase made by our buyer while in the east. This shirt is made to retail at $1. Priced for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 69c a garment. Special in Men's Overalls, $ I value. 50 dozen men's overalls in all sizes from 34 to 44 waist inclusive, priced tor this sale while they last at 79c. White Overall Special. 10 dozen white bib overalls at less than they cost the manufacturers. A limit of 3 to a customer. Priced at 49c each. Men's Suits at $ 16.50. This line is made up of blue serges, novelties and fancy mixtures. Shown in the English, British and the more conservative models. This line includes all of our $22.50 values. Not a suit in the lot sold for less than if 18.50. Sizes 36 to 46 are seen in the lot. Priced at $16.50." Buy Your Next Pair of Shoes at Menagh's "|r PAGE THREE grounds. They had been here two or three days and I asked them, outside of the great palaces, what was the best tiling to see. 'Why, the Canada Building is the one bier show,' they answered. "And so I went to the Canada Build ing anil the one thought which stayed with ine all the time I was there was what Iowa might have done along this line if her legislature had been big and broad-minded and businesslike/ "We in Iowa are constantly com plaining that our good citizens, having made some money, afre moving out of the state, taking with them not only their money and themselves, but their sons and daughters, the best and most valued asset that Iowa has.