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Two Sections. Section two—Pages 1 to I*-. VOL. S3 DRAFT EVADER IS ARRESTED Wm. E. Johnstone, Son of Bert John stone, Arrested Tuesday for Evading Army Draft. GETS UNRULY WHEN WANTED Necessary for Deputy Sheriff Costello to Draw Gun in Order to Get the Young Fellow to Jail. Crawford county's first, and it is hoped last, draft evader was arrested In Dcnison Tuesday morning and is now lodged in the county jail awaiting the arrival of an army officer from Omalia who will take hiiu to that place for trial. The evader is Win. E. John ston e, son of Bert Johnstone, who re sides on St. Louis street just north of the West Dcnison mill. It seems that Johnstone was work ing in Omaha last June and registered at that place. When the time came for making the physical examination a notice was mailed Johnstone by the Omaha board to appear, but he paid no attention to this notice and ac cording to the regulations as made by the provost marshal general governing such cases he was put in class 1 by the Omaha board. We understand the Omaha board sent Johnstone a notice to appear in Omaha for duty, but he did not show up and was reported to the federal officers as missing. It is reported to us that Johnstones' father did not approve of the actions of his son and when he returned here plead with him to go to Omaha and report for duty. This he refused to do and so we are inform!ed the father wrote the Omaha board that his son was In Denison and wished that they would coin,e for him. A federal secret service man drop ped Into Denison yesterday forenoon and made inquiries as to the where abouts of Johnstone. Upon learning that he was staying with his parents here the government agent went to the residence to take the man in charge. When Johnstone learned the caller was a government man and had come to arrest him he made the as sertion that he would never go alive and grabbed a kitchen knife and threatened the detective if he attempt ed to lay hands on him. The detective went to a neighbor's house and phoned tho sheriff's office for assistance and Deputy Sheriff Costello hastened to the scene ahd Kras confronted with the butcher knife.A Thinking the fellow was bluffing Cntello pulled a gun on him anil told him if he didn't drop the knife he Would blow his head off. Johnstone replied, "Blow away." The two officers then started an offensive and grabbed the fellow who fought desperately with the knife. His sister came into the room and attempted to wrest the knife from his hand and be fore the follow was finally under con trol he Slashed Ills sister's dress, but fortunately did not injure her. The mlaniwas taken to the jail and lias refused to eat since his confine ment. Just how long he will keep up his hunger strike no one knows, al though Sheriff Cummings has tempted him with the finest food, but to no avail. It is likely that the man will be court martialed and will be sentenced to the federal penitentiary at Ft. Leav enworth. BUSINESS MEETING LAST FRIDAY Denison Commercial Club Now Boasts of 268 Members, a Remarkable Showing for Size of City A large crowd was in attendance at the business meeting of the Commer cial club which was held Friday eve ning of this week. The Commercial club now boasts of a total membership of 288 which is indeed a remarkable showing for a city of this size. Mr. Geo. Nacve chairman of the member ship committee, is a great booster for the club and to him much credit is due for the large membership. He is an unceasing worker and lends his support to all the club's activities. The matter of the lecture course for the coming season caine before the club for discussion. It was reported that but 150 tickets have been sold. It will be necessary to sell a much larg er number if the course is to be a suc cess financially. All the proceeds of the course, above the actual expenses are to be turned over to the Red Cross. Mr. Naeve reported that 100 mem berships to the Lincoln Highway Asso ciation at $5.00 each have been pledged and the club .voted to turn over 35 memberships to the association and other money to be retained to improve the highway in Crawford county. In many places the signs have faded and it will be necessary to replace them and money from this fund will be used to pay expenses. George Lamberty reported that 108 members have been secured for the Sioux City Cut-Off route. This money will be used for marking the route through Crawford county. The membership was swelled Friday evening when some eighteen wore vot ed in. The following are the new members of the club: Jno. Duff. Amos Petersen, Arthur King, B. L. Taylor, Leo Mahler. Henry Godbersen, L. D. Hurley, R. E. Rollins, H. C. .Tones. Hoy Mitchell, A. L. Johnson, W. R. Ship man, Gordon Locke, Jas. Flinn L. Cox, Sam D. Gratke, E. R. Warren and R. O. Dibb. Tho Masons will hold a special meet ing on Friday evening at which time they will dedicate their service flag. The ladies of the Eastern Star have been invited to attend. The Price of Cotton is Soaring Higher and Higher—but The Price of Wirthmor Waists is Still $1.00 It lis a most unique 'and economical merchandising plan that enables us to still sell these wonderful WIRTHMOR waists at $1.00. The price of cotton and cotton fabrics has advauced excessively—recently reaching the highest figure since civil war days, and still the price of WIRTHMOR waists remains the same. In these deservedly popular blouses, the materials used are just as good as ever they'll wear as well they'll launder as well they're made as finely aud the styles are just as genteel and pretty as in the past. THRIFT DAY IS FRIDAY, MAY 10 Sears McHenry, Chairman of War Savings Stamp Campaign in Craw ford, Designates Friday, May 10 ALL BUSINESS HOUSES TO CLOSE Crawford 'County's Quota is $470,000 or $20 for Each Man, Woman and Child in the County. Sears McHenry, chairman of the War Savings Stamp campaign in Crawford county, has designated Fri day, May 10th, as the date for sub scribing Crawford county's quota which is $470,000. In order that everyone may assist' in this campaign he has requested all the business houses in tho county to closc until 1 o'clock p. m. while all of the banks will re main closed throughout the day. The campaign will be an intensive one and the sanxe persons who composed the Liberty bond committee in each town and township are in charge of this drive also aiW Mr. McHenry will hold them responsible for their territory. The quota is $20.00 for eacii man, woman and child in the county. While of course it will be impossible for many to subscribe their full quota others can purchase more. The gov ernment will not permit any one per \n to carry more than one thousand dollars worth of these War Savings stamps, but the head of a family is permitted to subscribe for the entire family. Subscriptions for these stamps miust be made for maturity value, that is to say $5.00 or any multiple thereof. Payment for one or any num ber of stamps may be made at any time before Dec. 15, 1918. Persons subscribing for War Savings stamps will not be compelled to pay any cash with their subscription, but it is de sired to have payments begin as early as possible monthly thereafter. Craw ford county will receive credit for stamps which have been purchased be fore this drive, but these should not be included in the subscription blank which will be used by the solicitors. Many people are not familiar with the War Savings stamps. The Unit ed States in offering War Savings stamps to the public has made im mediately available for every man, woman and child in the country a profitable, simple and secured invest ment. They are termed "little baby bonds." Like Liberty bonds they have behind them the entire resources of the government and people of the United States. They have the addi tional advantage that they steadily in crease in value from the date of pur chase until the date of maturity and this increase is guaranteed by the government. These stamps are issued In OUT Attractive Silk Dresses Our showing of silk dresses is unusually fine this spring. The materials are foulards. Georgettes, taffetas, satins and crepe de-chines. All the better shades for summer wear are shown, including green, Copenhagen, sand, plum, silver, pink, navy and black. All sizes are offered. The prices on this delightful dis play of silk dresses range from $19.50 to $69.50 HENAGH'5 1 S O E THE DENISON REVIEW THE PAPER YOU TAKE HOME DENISON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1918. in two denominations, the 25 cent stamp and the $5.00 stamp. For the convenience of investors a "Thrift Card" Is furnished to all pur chasers of 25 cent stamps. This card has spaces for 16 stamps. When all the spaces have been filled the Thrift Card may be exchanged for a $5 stamp at post offices, banks or other author ized agencies by adding 12 cents in cash prior to Feb. 1, 1918, and 1 cent additional each month thereafter. Those who prefer may buy a $5.00 stamp outright. These will be on sale from Dec. 3, 1917, until Jan. 31, 1918, at $4.12. They automatically increase in value a cent a month every month there after until Jan. 1, 1923, when the United States will Pay $5 at any tost office or at the treasury in Washing ton for each stamp affixed to a War Savings certificate. When you purchase a $5 stamp you must attach it to an engraved folder known as a "War Savings Certificate" which bears the name of the purchas er and can be cashed only by the per son whose name appears upon^he cer tificate, except in case of death or dis ability. This certificate contains 20 spaces. If these are filled with War Savings stamps between Dec. 3, 1917, and Jan. 31, 1918, the cost to the pur chaser will be $82 .40, and on Jan. 1, 1923. the government will pay the owner of the certificate $100—a net profit to the holder of $17.60. This is based on an interest rate of 4 per cent compounded quarterly from Jan. 2, 1918. The amount of War Savings stamps sold to apy one person at any one time shall not exceed $100 (ma turity value), and no person may hold such stamps or War Savings certifi cates to an aggregate amount ex ceeding $1,000 (maturity value). If the holder of a War Savings cer tificate finds it necessary to realize cash on it before maturity he may at any time after Jan. 2, 1918, upon giv ing 10 days' written notice to any mon ey order post office receive for each stamp affixed to his certificate the amount paid therefor plus 1 cent for each calendar month after the month of purchase of each" stamp. A regis tered certificate may be redeemed, however, only at the post office where registered. In other words, the plan is simple, straightforward and certain. The holder of the certificates can not lose and is certain to gain. He is buying the safest security in the world in the most convenient form in which the security of a great government has ever been offered to its people. At a recent niMttig of the directors of the Lutheran" church of Hanover township, Rev. Runge, pastor, it was decided to devote every fourth Sunday to services in the American language. Beginning with next Sunday there will be preaching for three Sundays in the German language and on the fourth Snuday preaching in the Amer ican language. Featuring This Week—New Arrivals in Beautiful Dresses For Summer Women9S Ready-to-Wear Section The season's most popular styles are represented in this showing, and we know you can find a model among theqe superb garments that will be most pleasing to you. Stocks are at their best just now—Come in today and make your selection. -\VmTHMOR Wirthmor and Welworth Waists can be sold in just one good store in each city—In Denison they are SOLD HERE ONLY. /Second Floor Women's Wear Section. BOUND FOR JEF FERSONBARRACKS Seventeen Young Men Will Go to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., From Crawford County on Monday PLAN APPROPRIATE EXERCISES Notices Have Been Mailed to the Young Men and They Will Meet at the Court House. 581 582 584 586 587 595 596 f98 618 624 628 629 631 642 644 665 677 James A Ellis, Deloit. Emil Bohnlcer, Denison. Asia B. Staley, Charter Oak. John^T. Kinney, Vail. Willie C. Sinow, Aspinwall. Herman GoetUscli, West Side. Joan C. Tank, Schleswig. C. A. Scliroeder, Wonewec, Wis. Joseph Bruner, Dayton, Ohio. Harry Stratlnnan, Denison. Emil F. Reinfeldt, Manilla. Peter A. Siem, Aspinwall. Bryant Cooper. Manilla. Earl Hickey, Manilla. Virtus E. Evers, West Side. Dan Walsh, Chicago. James J. Higgins, Vail. The Crawford county young men whose names appear above will leave Denison next Monday for Jefferson bar racks, Mo., where they will enter the service of their country. A call was received last month by the local board from the adjutant general for eighteen men but the board was unable to com plete the list of uames who would be inducted into the service until the latter part of last week. Notices were mailed to these men last week by the board ordering them to mobilize at the court house Monday morning at 9 o'clock. They will re port to the chairman of the board, H. J. CumTnings, who will then fill out the necessary blanks. The men will leave over the Northwestern at 3:13 o'clock in the afternoon for Des Moines, where a special train twill be made up and the trip to Jefferson Bar racks resumed. Appropriate exercises will be held in Denison Monday afternoon prior to their departure and the business houses will be requested to close to permit all going to the station to see the boys off. Arrangements have been completed for fitting exercises in honor of the seventeen Crawford county young men who leave next Monday for Jefferson Barracks, Mo., The entertainment committee of the Denison Commercial club has charge of the exercises. The men will mobilize at the court house at 9 o'clock Monday morning and will report to H. J. Cummings, chairman of the local board. After roll call the men will be dismissed and they will be given free use of the Commercial club rooms. At 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon the Clever New Wash Dresses This shipment of wash dresses for summer wear was re ceived on our floor Monday of this week. Now is the time to buy your washable dresses for summer. The materials are ging hams, linens, dimities, and voiles. Some are made up in plain materials, while others are shown in the ever popular stripes and plaids. Our showing this week includes all sizes. Prices, $7.95 to $13.85 Denison band in uniform will march to the court house square where they will give a concert. The high school glee club will render several selec tions and some prominent speaker will deliver a patriotic address. Proinptlyat 2:45 a procession will be formed on West Broadway, headed by the band, followed by the inducted men, school children and citizens marching four abreast to the North western station. The men will leave at 3:13 for Des Moines. Business houses will close between the hours of 1:30 and 3:30 o'clock to permit all to attend the exercises. The committee requests that auto mobile drivers refrain from driving on South Main street while the pro cession is on its way to the depot to avoid accidents. MAY IMPROVE ROAD At a meeting of the city council held Monday evening of this week the mat ter of improving the road from the I. C. station to the C. M. Jensen farm on the road to Deloit came up for consid eration. H. B. Fisliel, the county sur veyor. attended the meeting and sub mitted a plat and schedule of the grad ing necessary to put this road in prop er condition. He suggested that the hill in front of the Jensen farm be cut considerably and the gravel obtained there be used to put a surface on the entire road. Mr. Fishel stated that a road contractor is working in that vi cinity and the improvement could be made at this time at a reasonable fig ure. He estimated the cost at about $2,000. The council were in favor of having the work done, but action was postponed until the matter could be presented to the business men of Den ison for at one time a group of busi ness men offered to raise one-half of the money necessary to put this road in condition. The council at the Monday evening session employed W. M. Binkley, of Petersberg, Neb., to act in the capacity of service manager of the municipal light plant. He is expected the 15th of this month to assume his duties. Mr. Binkley comes to Denison highly recommended and the council feel they have secured a m'an who will give the best of satisfaction. Archie Silletto, who enlisted in the quartermasters reserve corps recently, received his papers and has been granted a year's furlough in order to complete his course in agriculture at the State college at Ames. This is a privilege that is granted to students whose grades are of a certain per cent as to class them upper third. John Silletto. who conducts a hardware establishment at University Place in Des Moines, writes his parents that he has enlisted and has been accepted in the second naval reserves. He ex pects to be called into service in about a month and will go into training at the Great Lakes naval training sta tion near Chicago. MENAGH5 New Models Separate Skirts, $4.95 to $21.73 For warmer weather separate skirts offer economy, variety, comfort and convenience. Skirts put flexibility into a woman's wardrobe. This week we offer a beautiful and complete assortment of separate skirts in all the new fabrics in both wool and silk. Particularly attractive are our models in fancy plaid and striped taffeta silk also the shadow stripe silk poplins. And the prices are also pleasantly surprising. $4.95 to $21.75. Advance Showing New Straw Hats For Men Shown in sailors and soft straw hats in all shapes. The styles are ex tremely new and the prices very moderate. Come in today and pick out your style. We will hold them for you until the season opens. 98c (o $7.50. Be Patriotic, Keep Your Garden Hoe Bright and Help Feed the Boys. Vf,: No. 1* RED CROSS DRIVI MONDAY, MAY 'Red Cross War Fund in Which Hundred Millions Are to Be Raised, Starts May 27th. COUNTY ALLOTMENT IS $15,000.00 Burden on County Not a Heavy One and Should Be Raised Without Any Difficulty. ":'S The Red Cross drive, as everyone knows, begins the 27th of this month and lasts for a week. This is what is known as the Red Cross war fund in which one hundred million dollars is to be raised in the United States. The amount allotted to Crawford county is $15,000 and the committee in dis tributing the burden op t.ie^several townships in the county finds there should be raised by each township the following amounts: Denison .. $10(10 Nishnabotny /. 8^0? Union 800 West Side 800 Charter Oak 800 Otter Creek .... 800i' Milford 750? Washington ......... 500 Iowa 5Ut»i Hayes 500 Boyer 500 East Boyer 500? Paradise 500' Willow 500 Goodrich 500 Hanover 500' Soldier 500 Jackson 500» Stockholm 500 Morgan 500' It should be understood the above amount assigned to each township is a minimum and not a maximum amount. The township is at liberty to increase the above amount as it sees fit and 'we see no reason why a sur plus may not be created for future use. The burden on the county is not a heavy one and we would not be sur prised if the amount should be lately oversubscribed in accordance with the practice of the county in other war activities. Mrs. Anna Williams and son, Frank, came up from Dow City to spend the week end with friends. Mrs. Williams' occupied the pulpit at the Baptist church in the absence of the pastor. The board of supervisors at a meet ing held Tuesday decided to put' Iri-'a cement sidewalk on the north and' west sides of the court house square. Members of the city council, and bus iness men appeared before the board and urged that the improvement be made.