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"AONINEL1SSA" 10 GREAT BEYOND Mr«. Melissa T. Jordan, Pioneer Resi dent of County, Died at Her Home in Deloit'Last Friday. HAD MANY FRIENDS IN COUNTY Funeral Services Held Sunday From Family Home, Elders Chamber* and Butterworth Officiating Deloit, Jan. 11—(Special to the Re view)'—Mrs. Melissa L. Jordan died' at her home in Deloit on January 7th at the age of 77 years, 7 months and 18 days, following a prolonged illness which was brought about by the in firmities of old age. Aunt Melissa lias been a resident of Deloit for a great many years and is one of the old set tlers of Crawford county, loved and admired bv a host of acquaintances. AVhile she hais been a sufferer for sev eral vears, and confined to her home, she was cheerful throughout, and re ceived the loving care of her children who did everything possible for her comfort during her declining years. The fact that her son, Mr. M. E. Myers, who resided near her, was con stantly in attendance, was a source of great satisfaction to lier. Melissa L. Donaldson was born on May 20, 1838, in Ceyuga county, Ohio, and came with her parents to Iowa in the spring of 1846. In the spring of 1855 she was united in marriage to ,(Mr. William G. Myers and to this 'union five sons were born, namely: A. G. Myers, of Denison: W. AV. My«rs, of Lampni M. E. Myers, of this place J. G. Myers, of Aitkin, Minn., and C. T. Myers, of Laurel, Neb. ...Her lius band, William G. Myers, departed this life on the 22d day of, December, 1864. On the 17th day of June, 1865, Mrs. Myers was married to Jamqs Jordan and this union was.blessed with eight children, namely: Olive E. Lentz, de ceased James S„ deceased J. A. .tor dan, of Long Pine, Neb. B. A. Jordan, of Dixon, Neb. John A. Jordan, de ceased tiara and Clarence, deceased and Mrs.~'A. M. Justice, of Dixon, Neb. Besides these children she leaves thir ty-one grandchildren and eight great grandchildren to mourn her death. At the age of thirty she united wityi the Baptist church and remained a faith ful worker until 1862, when she affil iated with the Latter Day Saints church, of which she was a member up until the tune of her death. Aunt Melinda will be missed by her many friends,, not only in Deloit, but over the entire county. Kuneral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Elder D.' R. Chambers, of Magnolia, and Elder C. K. Butterworth having charge of the services, which were lield it the fam ilv home. All of lier children were present at the funeral except one son, 1 J. G- Myers, who resides in Minnesota. The funeral was largely attended by friends and relatives who gathered t6 our Wool Dress Skirts at $3.50 Each This is a lot of skirts most a an a pay their last tribute to this estimable woiritin. The remains were laid to rest in the little cemetery adjoining Deloit. The pall bearers were C. W. Winey, E. K. Patchin, F. A. True, C. J. Cose, F. J., Brogden and S. Horr. DEATH OF MRS. MclNTOSH. Passed Away Monday Evening After Week's Illness—Burial to be at Gailand's Grove Thursday Mrs. Malinda Mcintosh died at the family residence in North Denison on Monday evening, January lOtli, after air illness of only a Vveek's duration Mrs. Mcintosh had lived to a good bid age and her last illness no doubt was brought on by itiflttnities of her a,dr vancexl years. About a week ago she contracted a severe case of pneuihonia and although -the best of medical aid was in' constant attendance aind ev erything'that loving hands could do was done, it was of no avail and she passed peacefully away to-the Great Beyond. Malinda Hunt was born in Kentucky in the Month of May, 1830. After growing to young womanhood she was united in marriage to Mr. Curtis Black. The later years of her life were spent in Illinois, Missouri and Council Bluffs, Iowa, .before coming to Deni son about eighteen years ago from Gal land's Grove. Shelby county. After the death-of Mr. Black she was united in marriage to Mr. A. J. A. Mcintosh, who passed away some years ago. The deceased leaves to mourn her death three children, the two sons with whom she lias made her home in Denison, namely, John and Douglas, and one daugter. Mrs. Benjamin Hodges, residing at interior, S. D. Funeral' Services1 will be held jat Gailand's Grove on Thursday of tliis week at tlie L. D. S. church, of which Mrs. Mtyntash' wa§ a most faithful nietriber. .• .mj of which have been much higher priced regularly but there are only one or two of a kind so we have marked them for quick disposal Storm and French serges in blues, browns, greens and 'blacks 5 Poplins in navy and black, fancy and novelty materials* etc*. I Mrs. E. .1. WoOlsencroft, a pioneer resident of Crawford county,' passed. a'uPay at her home at Ashiand. 'Ore.. on Monday. January 3d, at the age of 63 years, 11 months ?md days." Mrs. WoOlsencroft contracted a severe case of the grippe and it was this which caused her death. Tlie remains were shipped to Denison by express and reached here this morning. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church at Deloit on Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, Rev. Ralston, the pas tor, officiating. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Woolsencroft left Crawford county sev eral years ago and purchased a. home at Ashland, believing that the climate there would be of benefit to them. Mr. Woolsencroft died there a few years ago and his-remains were brought to Crawford bounty for buMal. At the time of going to press we were unable' tb secure the life history -ot sencroft. Mrs. Wool Piano. (111.) Kendall County Newe: Congress will have to take a good many kinks out of the policies that' have left this nation to feed on war orders with' no forethought as to in dustry, alid trade after the war. Our fondest|hope8 werejmore'than realized last week. The attendance at the opening of big January Clearance Sale set a new record for our store. Better yet~-everyone who came bought liberally. This is a remarkable tribute to the still more remarkable values we are offering Wool Dresses at $5.00 Each Women's and misses' sizes, French and storm serges in blacks, browns and blues. Some of them fur trimmed, Poplins in navy. browoV black and 'Copenhagen. Lace and button trimmings. 'Very unusual values. ', Every dress in the store now on sale, including silks, silk and wool combinations and all wools. Prices ranging from $2.50 to $15 each. Glove Specials Odd pairs of Kayser's leath erette gloves in gray, tan and white, gauntlet style, regular $1.25 values, reduced during January clearance sale to 95c the pair. Children's Fleeced Suede gloves, sizes 4 to 7, in tan and gray.. Regular 60c val ues reduced to 48c. Ladies* all wool mittens, large sizes. Regular 35c val« ues redt)ced to 25c the pair. AH'kfd mittens for chil dren. QQc values reduced to 45c the pair. .One lot consisting of odd Mixfk Wd* sluidjps of French kid gloves offered at attract-? MRS. A. J. GARY LAID TO REST Funeral Services Held at Baptist Church, Rev. Robt. J. Leavens, Unitarian Minister, Officiating SONS ACT AS PALL BEARERS Death'' Occurred at Independence, Kans., at Home of Her'Sbq Eugene, on Last Tuesday. The funeral of the late Mrs. A. J. (Gary, whose death occurred on Tues day, January 4tlt, at the home of her son, -Eugene, at Independence, Kans., was held at the Baptist church in Den ison Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. In accordance with a.'request which she made just prior to her death that a Unitarian minister should conduct her funeral services Rev. Robert T. Leavens, of Boston, Mass., who hap pened to be in Omaha on special work, was secured to officiate. The history of the life of Mrs. Gary was read by Mrs. Lee Barber and after the.services the body was laid to rest in Oakland cemetery beside the grave of her de parted son, W. Gordon Gary. The sons of, Mrs. Gary acted as pall bear ers.. The deceased, whose maiden name was Lucretia Parks Munger, was born in Cedar county, Iowa, Feb. 7, 1855. At the age of two years she was left motherless, but fortunately she foim.l a-homb' .with one of nature's noble women, 'a "ilrs. Joseph Smith, who reared her to young womanhpod. On the 27th of October, 1872, she was united in marriage io Mr. A. J. Gary in Cedar county, Iowa. On CJiristmjas day, 1873, she^.mpved with her li»s band to Denison, which has been Her hpme since that time. Mrs.' Gary was the mother of eight children: W. Gor tlou. Eugene, Myrtle, nowi the wife of F. F. Copery. Albert, iFloyd Eraqrsoq, Pearl Edna, Frank Judson, Cecil Bry an, who withv the exception of the eld est, W. Gordon, who departed this life on the. 26th day of September, 1909, and her husband, are left to *mourn her loss,- besides eight grandchildren. She passed away on the fourth day of January, 1916. at Independence, Kans. where -she had gone with her husband two weeks previous to spend the win ter with lier sou, Eugene, in the hope of improving lier health, which had been*.., very, seriously impaired last spring by'a serious and violent attack of smallpox. She left no near rela tives of her mother's family as they all, with the exception of some nieces and .nephews, had preceded her to the great beyond many years agq. The immediate- cause of the death of-Mrs. Gary was due to pneumonia, which set in-only a few days after her arrival at Independence. Her daughter, Miss Pearl, was summoned and it was a great comfort to'her in tlie last few days to have the loving- care of a daughter. Mrs Gary waW good and kind Muslin Under wear at Clear- ., ance Prices. Some of it is slighdy soiled from being on display most deal}, new,tgarments but ajl '$?uced. ^a.'jrice,.|., Gownsi-or nainsook, crepe I 'r''1*: and muslin corset covers, petticoats, princess slips and ^jenbijoation suits, a* THE,DENISON REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12, 1916. mother, who always had the interests of her children, at lieart, and she de parted this life knowing that they had started Avell on their journey through life. The Review extends sympathy to the bereaved family in this their hour of deep sorrow. Some national people are insisting that the schools should educate the children instead of preparing' them for college. When tjie compositors don't haVe much to do, it is always a good, plan to put the obituaries of some more aviators into type. ,. Living models instead of lay figures are favored by the Window Trimmers Association. What the public wajits is living clerks instead of lay figures behind tlie counter. Snifceial uireletf Mrs. Aebischer entertained the Ladies' Aid society of the German Methodist church on Thursday after noon. At the business session the fol lowing officers were elected for the coming year: President, Mrs. Hugg Vice President, Mrs. Schnoor Secre tary, Mrs. Maurice Nielsen Treasur er,' Mrs. John Rusterholz. A very dainty and appetizing lunch was served as a finish to the pleasant af ternoon. On New-Year's day Mr. and Mrs, Chas. .Kei^mjng, entertained a num ber of friends at an, elegant dinner. Cover's were laid for fifteen. The table was beautifully spread and dec orated witn cut'flpwers and the oc casion .was a happy one and certainly a fitting one to start the new year witii Miss Anna Ecker,' of Sioux City, was an out of'to^n guest. The pleasant home of Mr. and JMrs. Albert Weiss lias been the scene of a number .of pleasant gatherings dur ing the past week. On Monday eve ning the Queen Esther circle enjoyed the hospitality of "the pleasant home. Tuesday evening the young married couples who helohg to Rev. Boyd's Sunday school class were entertained at a splendid slipper and on last Thurs day afternoon the ladies of the same class enjoyed a social afternoon with Mrs. Weiss, who has proven herself a charming hostess. The Standard Bearers had a pleas ant and profitable meeting with Miss Hertlia Lehfeldt on Monday evening. The Penelope club members and a few special friends had a delightful meeting ..with 'Mrs.' Kate Johnson on Tuesday afternoon. In spite of the inclement.weafher a large number were present ftfid enjoyed the meet ing after the long recess. An elegant lunch was served by the hostess and her daughters^' The Priscilla club was elegantly en tertained by Mrs. Rachwitz on Tues day. Visiting and fancy work filled the afternoon hours after which an elaborate supi^rx%v'af served. All Records for Attendance Were Broken Last Week, the First Week of Our Big Clearance Event A Hot Cup of Bouillon free of charge Beginning next Monday and continuing' throughout next week. Miss Meta Eilers, representing Armour & Com pany, will put on a special demonstration and sale of Armour's Beef Extract and A^Mkr's Bouillon Cubes. Everyone ii# invited to come sleid have a 1 Hot Cup df Bouillon Free pf Charge DENISON. IOWA. CRAWFORD COUNTY'S GREAT QUALITY STORE Cburcb Dotes Methodist Church Notes. The usual services of Sunday will be held on January 16th, with morning church service at 10:30, at which time a sermon of special interest will be preached by the pastor. Union serv ices will be held in the evening at the Methodist church for the opening lec ture of the Joy meetings. On last' Sunday morning at the close of the church service tl#e annual installation of officers and teachers of the Sunday school was carried out. Tlie officers and teachers of the Sun day school number almost thirty-and' the number of organized classes are five,. including the Senior and Junior Fhilatliea* Senior .and Junior Baraca and the Bereans, the recently organ ized class by the young .married couples of the Sunday school, with the pastor as teacher. Much interest is taken in the various activities of the Sunday school and any additional members will be cordially welcomed. The Queen Esther Circle met in regular monthly session at the home of Mrs. Albert Weiss on Monday eve ning of this week. The first chapter of the new textbook was the lesson for the evening, being a discussion of Home Missions as a "National Force." A delicious fifteen cent lunch was served to the large fiumber present. Miss Hertha Lehfeldt was hostess to the Standard Bearer society on Mon-, day evening last, when the lesson was in charge of Miss Edna Wright. Fol lowing the business session, dainty refreshments were served by tlie -host ess and a social hour enjoyed by the socjsty*, At tlie Epworth League meeting of last Sunday evening much interest was manifest in the presentation, of benefits to be derived from the read ing qf the Epworth Herald, which is received weekly at the homes pf the subscribers. At the close of tlie meet ing twenty-two subscribers werte ob tained, which is the largest club whicli has yet been realized by the society. The Woman's Home Missionary so ciety will meet on next Wednesday at the home of Mrs. A. F. Boylan with Mrs. C. W. Merrill in charge of the .les son. Presbyterian Church Sunday, January 16th. Evening service a union service at the M. E. church. Our morning service as usual. Bear in mind tlie boys' and girls' talk at this service.- This week "The Man in the Moon." Juniors at 3 p.'m. Senior C. E. at 6:30 p. m. This week Thursday our bible study on Matt. 5. The following licenses to wed have been issued by County Clerk Monar ghan since the last issue of the Re view Jan. 5, Fred Knap and Alma Ullericlt Jan. 6, J. F. Byrnes and Gertie Mitchell Jan. 8, Charlie Quandt and Anna Brummer. Ribbon Special A sample lot of 6-inch hair bow ribbons in all shades good quality regular 35c and 45c values during January Clearance Sale at 25c the yard. All remnants of ribbons, plain and fancy, reduced 0rie half dulring January Clear ance Sale. Main Floor Grand Prize at the Hall Denison, Iowa Friday, Jan. 21 $16.00 in Cash Prizes Good Music Strict Order None but masked persons allowed on the dance floor until 11 o'clock P. m. Mrs. M. Pfeiffer, of Council Bluffs, will be on hand with a complete new line of suits and masks. Suits can be rented from 50c up. Admission: Gents. 75c. Ladies, 50c The public' is cordially invited. Committee. Inter wweti TOE AND Hllk An expression soon for gotten and the task of darning saved by buying Interwoven 25-35-50 GNAH-LAMBERTY Clotting Company in this clearance of all winter merchandise. Our stocks are big, and the prices have been drastically cut in order to clean our shelves in the shortest possible space of time. You Owe It to Your Pockeft-Book to Attend This^Sale at Once. Women's and Misses* Coats at Clearance Prices Thia includes all plush coats, a)l (ur coats, all cloth coaU in plains, novelties and fur trimmed garments. The styles and prices are so varied and numerous that we cannot attempt to enumerate them hetie, but we advise an early inspection if you are interested in obtain ing some good bargains. Children's coats—sizes 2 to 6—$1.50. Lot consisting of plain and curly bearfkiu and plain cordjiroys. Children's coats—sizes 6 to 14—$5. Any child's coat in our stock, no matter what the former price was, now on sale at $5.00 each. Cloth coats, zibelinzs, corduroys, plushes, etc., all included. Other styles at 11.50 to'$3.50 each. Dress Goods 500 yards of this season's dress goods in choice line of colors and weaves, length from I yard to 25 yards at one half regular price. Silks Remnants and short lengths of this season's popular styles in waist and dress silks *at special clearance prices. Velvet Rugs Sizes 27x54 at at 95c each. Floral, conventional and ori ental patterns. Splendid val ues for the price asked, v. Roger W. Babson. head of a statisti cal bureau in Boston, declares that'DO per cent of the prevailing prosperity depended upon the war. And we li.-u been led to the belief for months that it depended upon Secretary Rwliield and Doc. Pratt of the department ot commerce. Germania Opera House Announces three Special Features Friday, January 14th The Emminent Brpadway Favorite Hobart Bosworih in "Fatherhood'' Admission 10 Cents. Monday, January 17th World Film Corporation preients Holbrook Blinn -.•-v.'/' in The Ivory Snuff Box. Admission 10 and 15 Cents Wednesday, Janury 19 Seventh Installment of Serial Neal of the ^avy Admission 10 Cents Slightly Soiled Wopl and Cotton Blankets At Clearance Prices All white cotton blankets, white with colored borders, plain tans and grays with colored borders and fancy plaids. All white! wool blankets with colored borders, fancy light col ored plaids and plain grays and tans. Vj ,V* The quantity of blankets is very limited so you will be obliged to come early in-order to ^procure some of them.