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HOME DEMONSTRATION NOTES
By Jessie P. Hastings.
Wool Conservation.
WooL
There are 15.000,000 less sheep in
the United States than in 1903, ow
ing to rise in land rental and in
creased pay to sheep herders. Be
fore the war, the United States grew
2-3 of the wool used in our mills and
imported 1,^3. Now no wool is im
ported except from South Amertca.
Our Allies have need for all they can
produce.
Cotton.
Forty per cent of the mills of the
country are doing government work,
mfct. A bale of cotton Is needed to fife one
pf the large guns. Vast qirentities
inbleached muslin and gauzg are
i| Red Cross work. £,•
linen.
I Millions of yards of lineif aria need
ed for aeroplane wings. Mucn flai
was raised near the German border
and was trampled down. The flax
in Belgium was ruined during the
German invasion.
It is said that American women have
worn out only 15 p# cent of the gar
ments they bought. They will now
}iave the other 85 per cent to rely on.
Suggestions (or Making Over.
The present styles, showing combi
nations of materials, lend themselves
easily to the made-over problem.
Suits may usually be made into very
desirable one-piece dresses. Rip,
wash and press old materials before
making them over.
To Remove the Shine from Woolens.
Press woolen materials through a
wet woolen cloth. The nap of the
pressing cloth will pull up the nap of
the garment.
Press wool material with a piece
of wet crinoline over it (white for
light materials, black for dark ma
terials). The crinoline will stick to
the wool and will pull up the nap.
Press material through heavy wet
cotton cloth. Iron until cotton cloth
is dry, wet the cloth again, place it
over the material, rub the iron over
it. This removes the shine, but does
not take out the press.
Bleaching Linen and Cotton.
lf Soak garment in a solution made
by dissolving as nearly as possible
Me to 1 ounce of chloride of lime for
each gallon of water, then straining
sediment through a cloth. Rinse
thoroughly and boil in good suds.
Wet with kerosene, let stand sev
eral hours, and wash in hot suds.
(Method used for removing letters
from sacks).
Boil in washing powder solution.
Rinse thoroughly.
Home Hiwlf Directions.
Dyeing will not cover grease or
dust spots. Choose dye according to
nature of fabric to be dyed. Ex-«
amples, cotton dyes for cotton ma
terials wool and silk, acid or basic
dyes.
If mixed goods are dyed, use cot
ton dyes and keep in the dye long
enough for wool or silk to take on
the desired shade. If wool is stitch
ed with cotton, stitching should be
removed. If Btitchlng cannot be re
moved, a cotton dye should be used.
Cotton will not take add or basic
dye. (Wool-or Silk).
Hems and folds should be ripped
open and iaterlinings should be re
moved. Materials most be immersed
_Jsir
To Renovate Velvet.
Place a hot iron between two bricks
with the flat side up, and lay over
this a damp cloth. Place the velvet
over the steaming cloth, brushing up
the nap with a fine soft brush. This
must he "done quickly before the nap
becomes wet
Remodeling Clothes,
Any lady who has any garments of
wool or other material which she
wishes to have made over and would
like to have some help with, the
Hoine Demonstration Agent will be
only] too glad to help her plan a gar
ment land make suggestions for its
renjod|eling at any time. Either bring
your ^materials which you have, eith
er before or after ripping and press
ing, to the office by appointment or
she will be glad to coma to your
home to help you.
Please feel free to call upon her
if she can be of any service to you.
With cotton materials 35, 40 and 50c
per yard and wool correspondingly
higher, we must bend our efforts this
fall in planning our winter wardrobe,
to utilize every bit of material that
we have on hand. A little later we
expect to have a clothing expert here
from Ames for a few days and any
ladies wishing her services will kind
ly telephone the office and arrange
dates beforehand.
Disposal of Rags and Other Waste
Materials.
The shortage of wool makes it im
perative that
ragB
*i- -r.pi *?£«&
®s* $* *1fsit§ii'\
The "Americanized"
Millinery Ideas
Are Hera Fir Fall
War times have de
veloped the ingenuity of the
American designer until to
day the American style idea
leads.
We've devoted almost
our entire displays to the
American style idea—you'll
like these models that have
originated at home—they're
Very smart in every way.
The assortments are
remarkably varied—there
are almost as many differ
ent styles as there are hats
—practically none of them
have been duplicated.
Prides lower than anywhere
in the city.
$3, $4, $5, $6, $7.
Why pay more?
Untrimmed shapes in all
shapes and colors.
Meggeaburg's
Manchester,
in dye bath, turned and stirred fre
quently. To avoid crocking, rinse in
water after removing from the dye,
until water is clear. Shake article
until nearly dry, as hanging up may
cause streaks. Better start with a
weak dye and intensify the color lat
er. Boiling or allowing fabric to
cool in the dye deepens the color. In
judging the color, remember that the
color is darker when wet than after
drying. Test with sample and allow
to dry before immersing the fabric.
Delicate garments should be squeezed
dry. Use wringer for large garments.
be saved and sold
to commercial concerns, to be used
for remanufacture and paper. Rags
may be disposed of in any of the larg
er cities of the state. If thenlfls not
a rag dealer in your own town, find
the name of the one nearest you.
You have read in the papers the last
week or two concerning peach stones,
pits of fruit of all kinds, which are
supposed to be so good for gas masks.
Be sure to save all of them and bring
them to the grocery stores and ar
range to have them sent where they
will do the most good. Just a bit of
forethought when you are canning
and putting up peaches or plums
might do the government considerable
good as the carbon of these is said
to be especially valuable in making
gas —ta for oar boys.
Don't throw anything away. Sell
your newspapers, magazines. They
will bring good money. Old scraps of
tin, rubber, metal of all kinds, even
glass bottlep. There is liable to be
a scarcity of glass making materials.
If you cannot find a market for it
now keep it some place until the mar
ket Is open.
Buck Creek Fair.
Friday, the 13th, proved to be a
lucky day for Buck Creek, for in
spite of the threatening weather the
afternoon cleared off delightfully and
the Buck Creek fair was a great suc
cess.
It certainly is a great credit to the
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Dep't Store
Iowa
rural community that they have so
much spirit and "pep" to put on an
enterprise of this sort and they cer
tainly deserve a great deal of credit
for their efforts. Numerous sports
were indulged in in the afternoon and
the youngsters enjoyed the usual mer
ry-go-round. A bountiful dinner and
supper were served. Good speeches
in the afternoon and evening and
booth3 of vegetables, farm products,
fancy work and some conservation
cooking. The Home Demonstration
Agent had a booth on the groundB in
conjunction with the Ladies' fancy
work department and hundreds of
sugar saving suggestions, recipes and
leaflets were distributed. Much in
terest was shown along the lines of
food conservation.
The Home Demonstration Agent is
in receipt of a letter from J. F.
Deems, Food Administrator for Iowa,
which is in part as follows, comment
ing upon the exhibit at the Delaware
County Fair:
"The comprehensiveness of your
plans to have the Food Administra
tion properly represented is very
commendable and the whole exhibi
tion in our behalf is extremely grati
fying. I want to thank you heartily
for your co-operation.
"Faithfully yours,
"(Signed) J. F. DEEMS."
Just the plfferenee.
Irene asked her playmate. Rose,
why she put an apron over her doll's
ne* dress, and Rose replied that she
put it on to keep the dress clean. Irene
then exclaimed, "Why, I always put
ah apron on my doll to hide the dirt."
Beeswax for Cracks.
Cracks In furniture may be filled In
with beeswax. Soften the wax until
It is like putty, then flriuly press It
into the cracks and smooth over with
a thin steel knife. Sandpaper over
the surrounding wood and work the
dust Into the wux. This gives a wood
finish or color, and when the furniture
Is varnished the crncks will disappear.
Beeswax is better than putty, for
putty soon dries, crumbles, and foils
out.
Most Famous of Thrones.
The peacock throne fbrnied part of
the Interior decoration of a costly
building in Delhi, the ancient capital
of the Mogul empire in India. The
throne had the fljrures of two peacocks
stnnding behind it, their talis expand
ed nn«l the whole so inlnid with sap
phires, jubies, emeralds. pearls and
other precious stones as to represent
real peacock pluiunge. The throne,
valued ct several million dollars, was
carried off by invtiding armies and now
figures in a palace in Persia.
Worry in'.
Mah boss sayes folks ginally worries
de mos' boat de things whut don' nebab
happen—Ah reck'n da's right—Ah bin
worryin* de longes' case he don' nebuh
'Talcs mah wages!—Memphis Commer
cial Appeal.
Cynical Observation.
A woman may Insist on having the
last word in an argument, but even
after you've granted her that you've
got to be mighty careful or shell start
another argument—Exchange.
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WINNERS OF PRENIUNS
AT COUNTY FAIR
PREMIUM MONEY NOW READY
FOR WINNER^ AND IS PAID IN
FULL BY THE TREASURER, H.
DIVISION «A»—HORSES.
Walter Hllller, Manchester.—1 Stal
lion 4 years or over, 1st, $10.
Holbert Hone Importing Co., Gree
ley.—Stallion 4 years or over, 2nd $6
Stallion 3 years and under 4, 1st $4
Stallion 4 years Or over. 1st $10: Stal
lion 3 years and under 4, 1st $10 Stal
lion 2 years and under 3, 1st $8 Mare
4 years or over, 1st $8, 2nd $5. 3rd $2
Mare 2 years and under 3, 1st $6, 2nd
$4 4 colts owned by exhibitor, 1st
$10 2 colts owned by exhibitor, 1st
$10 Weanling, registered, 1st $5
Pair draft horses in harness, 1st $6.
Bert Kerton, Manchester.—Cham
pion stallion, Ribbbh Stallion 4 years
or over, 3rd $3.
J. E. Lane, Maaonville.—Stallion
years and under 3. 1st $8.
Win. J. Clans, Delaware.—Mare over
3 years and under 4, 1st $8 Mare
one year and under 2, 1st $6 Cham
pion mare, Ribbon.
W. B. Robinson & Sons, Maaonville
—Gelding 3 years or over, 1st $5, 2nd
$3.
L. F. Porter, Manchester—Mare
years or over, 1st $5 Horse or mare
foal, 1st $3, 2nd $2 Pony under sad
dle. 2d $2.
H. J. Sly, Manchester.—Champion
grade draft mare or gelding, Ribbon
Pair draft horses in harness, 2nd $4
Ladies' single driver, 1st $4 Jack 4
years or over, 1st $5 Four mule colts
1st, $6.
Gretehen Evens, Manchester.—Colt
of 1918, 1st $10.
John A. Barr, Greeley.—Mare 8 years
or over, 2nd $3 Gelding 2 years, 2nd
$3 one colt, 8rd $2 Mule 3 years
and under 4, 1st $5.
J. C. Ulenu A Son. Manchester*—
Colt of 1918, 1st $6.
W. O. Talnudge, Manchester.—Colt
of 1918, 4th $4, 5th $3.
Lhyl Kelaer, Manchester—Pony un
der saddle, 1st $3 Horse or mare
foal, 1st $3 Pony under saddle, 1st $3,
Chan. T. Barr, Manchester.—Pony
over 3 years, 1st $S.
Atlee Lane, Mawnrille.—Pony over
3 years, 2nd $3.
Harl Hamfclla, Manchester.—Pony
over S years, 3rd $2 Pony under sad
dle. 2nd, $2.
H. S. Lawrence, Manehester.—Pair
draft horses in harness, 3rd 93.
m. Kelaer, Manehester.—Single
roadster in harness, 1st $4.
M. A. Maurer, Manchester.—Bull one
year and under 2, 2nd $3.
Grant Bray ton, Mnnchester.—Cow 3
years or over, 1st $10 Heifer 1 year
and under 2, 3rd $2.
J. W. Robinson A Sons, Mnsonvllle.
—Bull 2 years and under 3, 1st $6 Bull
1 year and under 2, 1st $5 Cow 3
years or over, 1st $10, 2nd 15 Heifer
1 year and under 2, 1st $6, 2nd $4, 3rd
$2 Heifer under one year, 1st $6, 2nd
$3 Exhibitors' herd, 1st $10 Breed
ers' young herd, 1st $10 Produce of
cow, 1st $5. ,,
F. S. McRoberts, Maaonville.—Bull
3 years or over, 1st $6 Bull under 1
year, 2nd 93! ,Heifer under 1 year, 2nd
$3 Herd, 2nd $8i Calf herd, 2nd $3.
Henry Gilllspie, Manchester.—Bull 1
year and Under 2, 1st $5 Heifer
year «.nd under 2, 1st $6.
Aldrleh Heabel, Manchester,
er 2 years and under 3k 1st ,*lu
DIVISION C—SWINE.
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C. SEEDS, AT THE DELAWARE
COUNTY STATE BANK.
L. Sly, Manehester.—Ladies',
single driver, 2nd $3 2 colts (mules)
1st $5 Gelding two years, 1st $6
Mare one year, 1st 94 one colt, 2nd
94.
E. E. Boxwell, Manchester.—Team
of mules, 1st 96.
J. J. Richards, Dandee.—Team of
mules, 2nd 94.
A. B. Mead, Manchester.—One colt
mule, 1st 96.
DIVISION —CATTLE.
J.
P. Farwell, Winthrop.—Bull 3
years or over, 1st 96 Heifer under
1 year, 1st 95 Sr. Champion ~bull,
Ribbon Jr. Champion cow. Ribbon
Grand Champion bull, 1st $10 Grand
champion cow, 1st $10.
E. E. Boxwell, Manehester.—Bull 3
years or over, 2nd 94 Bull 1 year and
under 2, 2nd 93 Bull under 1 year,
3rd $2 Cow 5 years or over, 1st $10,
2nd $5, 3rd $2 Heifer 2 years and
under 3, 1st $10 Heifer 1 year and un
der 2, 1st $6, 2nd $4 'iHeifer under 1
year, 3rd $2 Get of sire, 1st $5 Pro
duce of cow, 1st $5 Exhibitor's herd,
1st, $10 Breeders' young, 1st $10
Calf herd, 1st, $5.
Brooks Bros., Hopklnton.—Bull 3
years or over. 3rd $2 Bull under 1
year, 1st $5 Heifer under 1 year, 2nd
$3.
J. C. Nlemnn, Manchester.—Bull one
year and under 2, 1st $5 Bull 1 year
and under 2, 3rd $2 Bull 1 year, 1st
$5 Grand Champion Bull, 1st $10.
B. Robinson & Sons, Mnsonvllle,
w.
—Bull 2 years and under 3. 1st $C
Bull over 1 year and under 2, 3rd $2
Bull under 1 year, 1st $5, 3rd $2 Cow
3 years or ove». 2nd $5, 3rd 92: Heif
er 2 years and under 3, 1st $10, 2nd
95 Heifer 1 year and under 2. 1st
96, 2nd 94 Heifer under one year, 1st
95, 3rd 92 Grand Chaippion Bull, 1st
910 Grand Champion cow, 1st 910
Get of sire, 1st 96 Produce of cow,
1st $5 Herd, 1st $10 Herd, 1st $10
Calf herd, 1st $5.
Melvln Barker, Co*gon.—-Bull 1
year and under 2, 1st $5 Bull under
1 year, 2nd $8.
W. H. Clnte & Son, Manchester,—
Bull 2 years and under 3, 1st $6 Bull
1 year and under 2, 1st $5 Bull un
der 1 year. 2nd 93 Cow 8 years and
over, 2nd 95 Heifer 2 years and un
der 3, 2nd $5 Heifer 1 year and un
der 2, 1st $6, 2nd $4 Heifer under 1
year, 2nd, $3 Grand Champion cow,
1st 10 Get herd, 1st $5 Cow herd,
l8F.*5A.
Mead, Manchester.—Bull two
years and under 3, 2nd 94 Cow ,3
years and over, 1st $10 Heifer 2
years and under 3, 1st 910.
C. A. Swindell. Maaonville—Pull 3
years and over, 1st $6 Bull under 1
year, 1st $5 Cow 3 years and ovfer,
1st $10 Heifer 2 years and under 3,
2nd $5: Heifer 1 year and under 2, 2nd
94 Heifer under 1 year, 1st $6 Get
of sire, 1st $5 Produoe, of cow, 1st $5,
Exhibitor's herd, 1st $10 Breeders
young, 1st $10 Calf herd, 1st $5.
-Helf-
Clans, Delaware—Boar, 2
ver, 1st 96 champion senior
Wm. J,
years or over,
Brooks ^Bros., Hopklnton—Boar, 1
year and under 2. 1st, 96 senior boar
pig, 1st 95 senior sow pig, 3d. *z.
senior sow, farrowed before February
1st. 3d, 92.
Seth Hamblin, Manchester*—Boar, 1
year, under 2, 2d, 94 Junior boar pig.
1st. 95 senior sow pig, 2d. 93 junior
sow pig, 1st, 95 champion Junior boar.
Is,.. $5 champion junior sow, 1st, $5
4 pigs, under 1 year, 1st, $7 produce
of sow, 1st, 97.
Wm.
Kelser, Manchester—Boar,
E. A. Sharp, Strawberry Point
Junior boar pig. 1st, $( Junior sow, 3d,
$2 champion Junior boar, 1st 95 4 pigs
get of boar, 1st, $7 produce of sow, lgt,
$7: boar over 1 year, under 2, 2d. $4.
Geo, Banta. Manchester—Junior boar
pier, 2d, $3: sow. 1 year, under 2. 1st,
%k senior sow, 2d, 93 get of boar, 3d
93: produce of sow, 3d, 93.
W. II. Todd Son, Manchester—Sow.
1 year, under 2. 2d, 94: Junior sow, 2d,
93 champion senior boar lut, 910 boar,
over 1 year, under 2, 2d, 9®.
A. E. Mead. Manchester—Junior boar
pig. 1st, 95: junior sow pig. 1st, 95 get
of boar, 1st. 97.
DIVISION D—SHEEP
N. fi. Talawdge—Ram. 2 years or
over, 1st, 96: ram. under one year, 1st,
93.
Floyd A. Darey, Manchester—Ram, 2
yesrs or over. 2d, $3 ewe. 1 year and
under 2. 1st, 95.
John Deppe. Dyersvllle—Ram, 1 year
and under 2. 1st, 99: ewe, under 1 year,
1st. 93.
Henry Gllltaple, Manchester*—Ram, 1
year and under 2. 2d. 9$: ram. under 1
year, 2d. 92: 3d. 91: ewe. 2 years or over,
3d. 91.50: ewe. 1 year and under 2, 2d,
93* ewe, under 1 year. 3d. 91.
W. H. Todd Son. Manehester—Ewe.
2 years or over. 1st, 95.
K. State. Manchester—Ewe. 2 years or
over, 2d, 93 ewe. under 1 year, 2d, 92:
ram, under 1 year, 93.
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DIVISION F—FARM.
W. B. Robinson & Sons, Maaonville—
White, 10 ears, 1st. 92 white, 30 ears,
2d, 93.
H. A. McKinnls, Manchester—White,
10 ears, 1st, 92 yellow, 10 ears, 2d, $1.
Mrs. Bert Darey, Manchester—White,
10 ears, 2d, $1.
L. D. Arbrgunt, Manchester—White,
10 ears, 3d, 60c yellow, 10 ears, 1st, $2
any other variety, 1st,
(2
winter rye,
1st, 75c.
iSMther Urmy, Maaonville—Any other
variety, 2d, 91 3d, 50c white. 30 ears,
1st, 96.
Lyle Waasink, Manchester—Flint and
flour corn, 1st, |1 yellow, 10 ears, 3d,
60c: ..
IUtIS Perrtn, Manehester—Tellow
corn, 1st, $1. ..
Wm. Durey, Manehester Yellow
corn, M, 76c.
Bernard Coekia*, Manehester—Any
other variety, 1st, 91.
Frank Heal, Manehester—Early sweet
corn, 1st, 50c.
Mrs. K. G. Clnte—Early sweet corn,
2d, 25c late sweet corn, 1st, 60c.
Geo. Hut, Eariville—Alfalfa hay, 1st
cutting, 1st, 76c alfalfa hay, 2d cutting,
1st, 76c.
MeCaaker, Ryan—Yellow, 2d, 91: any
other variety, 1st, 92.
J.
A. Morse, Manchester—Yellow, 10
ears, 3d, 60c yellow, 30 ears. 3d, 92
late sweet corn, 2d, 26c.
Ed Wendel—Yellow, 30 ears, 1st, 96.
John Deppe, Dyersvlile—Late oats,
2d. 50c.
John Croyle, Manehester Spring
wheat, 2d, 60c.
Hearjr Gilllspie—Winter wheat, 1st,
76c.
A. B. Mead, Manchester—Spring rye,
1st, 75c.
Wm. H. Holmes—Winter rye, 2d, 60c
30 eaj*s corn, 1st, 96 3d, 92.
Chas. W. S nSnleH—White, 2d, 91
yellow, 1st, 92 white, 1st, 96 yellow,
2d, 93 early oats, 2d, 50c barley, 2d,
60c.
C. A. Clnte, Manchester-—White
corn,
3d, 50c any other variety, 2dt $1 white
corn, 8L 92 any other variety. 2d, 93
W. D. Mead, Manchester—Iowa 103,
1st, 76c late oats, 1st, 75c clean tim
othy seed. 2d, 60c.
^ohn Barr, Greeley—Early oats, 1st,
76c: barley, all other varieties,' 1st, 76c
spring rye, 2d, 60c clean timothy seed,
2c|, 26c clover, 1st. 75c buckwheat. 1st,
50c.
Olaf Swanson—Barley, all other va
rieties. 2d. 50c.
r. B. Danhnm, Manehester—Spring
wheat, 1st, 75c.
H. A. ScTey, Manehester —Spring
wheat, 2d. 60c.
Mrs. Byron Aldrleh, Manchester
Spring wheat, 3d, 26c.
DIVISION "F."—GARDEN AND' OR­
CHARD.
John Deppe, Dyersvllle—Plate sum
mer apples, 1st 50c, 2d 25c Plate fall
apples, 2d 25c Plate winter apples,
1st 50c.
W. I). Mead, Mancheater.—Plate fall
apples, 1st 50c Peck early potatoes,
2d 50c.
1
year, under 2, 3d. 92 Junior boar pig,
3d, $2: Junior sow pig. 3d. $2: sret or
boar, 3d, $3 produce of sow, 3d, $3.
Morell Hamblin, Manchester—Junior
boar pig. 2d. 93: senior sow pig. 1st, 95
junior sow pfg. 2d. $3 get of boar, 2d,
$4 champion senior sow, 1st, $10 pro
duce of sow, 2d, $4.
Howard Cook, Manchester*—Boar,
years or over. 1st, $6 boar, over 1 year
under 2, 3d. $2.
O. F. Miller, Delhi—Boar, 2 years or
over. 2d, $4: junior boar pig, 3d, $2
senior sow, 1st, $5 junior sow, 1st, $5
champion junior sow, 1st, $5 champion
senior sow. 1st. $10 get of boar, 2d, $4
produce of sow, 2d, $4.
C. A. CI lite, Maacheater.—Plate win
ter apples, 2nd 26c: Plate of pears 2d
26c Collection of apples, 1st $1:
Peck late potatoes, 1st 75c Peck red
onions, 3d 25c Collection of potatoes,
1st 91 Dozen parsnips, 1st 50c Doz
en beets for table, 1st 50c Six bunches
celery. 1st 50c Dozen purple tomatoes,
1st 50c Collection of tomatoes, 1st
7Sc Collection of peppers, 3d 25c.
Collection winter squash, 1st 75c 3
heads kohl rabi, 2d 25c.
A. LeFevre, Eariville.—Plate of
pears, 1st 50c Plate of white grapes,
1st 60c: Plate of black grapes, 1st
50c Collection of plums, 2d 75c.
Chas. Riser, Manchester.—Collection
of plums, 1st 91.
L, D. Arbesnst, Mancheater.—Peck
^arly potatoes, 1st 75c Peck late po
tatoes, 2d 50c.
Mrs. Rhoda Williams.—Peck of ear
ly potatoes, 3d 25c Peck of red
onions, 2d 50c Dozen carrots, 2d 25c.
H. A. McKianls.—Peck late potatoes,
3d, 25c.
S. Hnntslniter, Mnnchester.—Peck of
red onions, 1st 75c Dozen parsnips,
1st 50c Dozen carrots, 1st 60c Large
Mangel beets, 1st 50c Collection of
peppers, 76 c.
Austin Jones, Mnneheater.—Peck of
white or yellow onions, 1st 75c.
F.
8. McRoberts,
Mrs. Ralph Childs.—Dozen parsnips,
3d, 26c Collection of tomatoes, 2nd
50c Collection of 12 or more garden
seeds, 1st 92.
Hnsel Noyes.—Beets for table, 2nd
25c.
Mrs.. Gad Jones.—Large Mangel beats,
2d 25c.
J. 8. Hllllard, Mancheater.—Dosen
red tomatoes, 1st 50c.
Mrs. Bert Dnrcy, Manchester.—Doz
en red tomatoes, 2d 25c Dosen yel­
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low tomatoes, 1st. 50c.
Fred Moser, Manctester.—Collection
winter squash, 3d 256."
Chas. W. Swindell, Mnsonvllle.—Col
lection of winter squash, 2d 50c.
M. D. Hutson, Manehester.—Best sin
gle watermelon, 1st 50c, 2d 25c Best
single muskmelon, 1st 50c, 2d 25c.
Frank Beal, Mnnchester.—Best pie
pumpkin, 1st 50c 3 heads of early
cabbage, 2d 25c 1 quart of shelled
peas, 2d 25c.
Mrs. Byron Aldrleh, Manchester.—
Best field pumpkin, 1st 50c 3 heads
late cabbage, 1st 60c.
Mrs. Wm. J. Clans, Delaware—three
heads of kohl rabi, 1st 60c.
Mrs. I. G. Clnte, Manchester.—One.
quart wax beans, 1st 60c 1 quart of
navy beans, 1st 50c.
W. A. Montgomery, Manchester.—
1 quart navy beans, 2d 25c 1 quart
lima beans, 1st 50c 1 quart any oth
er beans, 1st 50c.
Harry S. Tabbs, Manchester.—1 (fuart
of any other beans, 3d 25c.
Hiram J. New, Manchester.—Huckel
berry, 1st- 50c.
DIVISION G—CANNED GOODS.
A. T. Robinson, Masoavllle—Crabap
ples, 2d, 91 blackberries, 1st, 9,2 car
rots, young, 1st, 92 gooseberries, 2a,
91: tomatoes, 2d 91 succotash, 1st, 9*
Bthyl C. Morgan, Manchester—As
paragus, 1st. 92 best exhibit of canning
work by anyone, 2d, 94 cauliflower
pickles, 1st, 92 mixed pickles, 2d, 91.
Mrs. Ralph Childs—Asparagus, 2d, 91
corn, field, 2d, 91 greens, 2d, 91 cucum
ber pickles,. 1st. 92 best half gallon
home dried apples, 1st. 92: pickled car
rots, 2d. 91: collection of dried vege
table, 2d. 91-60.
Mrs. Joe Flaneher, Msnchester—Best
half gallon home dried sweet corn 2d,
91 beet pickles, 1st, 92 watermelon
pickles, 2d, 91: bean pickles. 1st 92
pineapple pickles, 1st, $2.
Mrs. Joe Hermann, Mnnchester—Best
exhibit of canning by Individual, 3d, $3.
Mrs. W. A. Montgomery, Mnnchester
—Best exhibit of canning work, 4th. $2.
Eariville Canning Clnh—Best demon
stration of team work, 1st, $6 greatest
variety of exhibits, 1st, 95.
Manehester Canning Clnh—Best dem
onstration team work, 2d. 93.
Jennie Benl, Manchester Canned
during 1918, 1st, 94.
Mrs. L. F. Porter, Maaehester—
Grapes. 2d, 91
Mrs. Joha Brayton, Ryan—Pears, 1st,
92 meat. 1st, 92 mixed pickle, 1st, 92
succotash, 2d, 91-
Mrs. W. C. Polderhoer, Dandee Peas.
1SMnu
Wm. J. Clans—Peas. 2d, tl
Mrs. I,. D. Arhegast—Raspberries.
1st. 92 cucumber pickleA, 2d, 91.
Mrs. H. W. Coon—Rhubarb, 1st, 92
strawberries, 2d, 91
J. A. Morse, Manchester—Best half
gallon home dried sweet corn, 1st, 92.
Mrs. H. C. Seeds, Manchester—String
beans. 2d, 91 grrapes. 1st, 92 peach, 2d,
91 plums. 1st, 92 tomatoes, 1st, 92
grape pickle, 2d, 91 peach pickle, 1st,
$2.
Mrs. Rhoda Williams, Manchester
Currants, 1st. $2 beets, 1st, $2.
Mrs. R. F. Hockaday, Manchester
Beets. 2d, $1: corn, sweet, 2d, $1.
P. F. Brackett, Manchester—Cherries,
1st. $2.
Elsie Masters, Manehester—Cherries,
2d, $1 pineanple pickles, $1 best exhi
bition by individual, 6th, $1.
Mrs. Joe Cass, Manchester—Goose
beTies, 1st, $2.
Mrs. H. A. McKinnls. Manchester
Apples, 1st. 92: crab apples, 1st, 92
peaches, 1st, 92 plums, 2d. 91.
Mrs. M. A. Richardson, Maaehester—
Apples, 2d, 91: string beans, 1st, $2
blackberries, 2d, 91: carrots, 2d. 91
sweet corn, 1st, 92 field corn, 1st, 92
r1:
Maaonville.—Peck
of white or yellow onions, 2d 50c.
J. A. Morse. Manchester.—Peck of
white or yellow onions, 3d 25c Dozen
vegetable oysters, 1st 50c Collection
of peppers, 2d 50c 3 heads of early
cabbage. 1st 50c 1 quart shelled peas,
1st 50c.
reens, 1st, 92 meat, 2d, 91: pears, 2d.
raspberries, 2d. 91 rhubarb, 2d, 91
strawberries. 1st, 92: peach pickles, 2d,
$1: grape Dickies. 1st, 92 best half gal
lon home dried sweet corn, 3d, 50c best
exhibit of canning work by any indi
vidual. 1st. 96 watermelon pickles, 1st,
S3: bean pickles, 2d, 91 collection of 3
or more dried vegetables, 1st, 92-
I,etha Riser—Canned during 1S18, 2d,
93.
Mrs. Harry Stlmaon, MasonrlUe—
Sweet pickles. 2d, 91.
Myer Epstein Pickled onions, 1st.
92 pickled carrots, 92.
Ufa Childs. Manehester—Collection
of 3 or more dried vegetables, 3d, 91-
Would you call a1
loglstf—New Ha
Qrsat
A great act
life of the man 4ho yaCoiirt It it
lives and grmma 9 Jnto ttM-VseaMl
acts of those whq survive htm and
cherish his memory^—Gener§) Sir Wil
liam Robertson.
wanted to put this ad on the
first page of this newspaper-it's
important enough to warrant that posi
tion. For any time you can save mon
ey on your new Fall togs, it's time to
get busy.
Our assortment this year compri
se! a most pleasing variety designed to
appeal to the man who is practicing
Wartime economy.
KUPPENHEIMER SUITS AND
OVERCOATS,^ _$5o, *85, up to $40
MICHAELS STERN & CO.
CLOTHES $25, $30, up to $35
RALSTON SHOES FOR
MEN —$5, $6, $7.50 and $10
BRADLEY SWEATERS
$3, $4, $5, $7.50 up to $18
COOPER UNDERWEAR
$1.50, $2, $3, op to $8
MALLORY AND STETSON HATS
$3.50, $4, $5, and $6
HEIPFUL SUGGESTIONS ON FIJEL
CONSERVATION.
If^weather conditions this winter
are severe there is every indication
that there will be a much more ser-.
ious fuel shortage in this state this
winter than there was last, according
to Charles Webster, State Fuel Admin
istrator for Iowa. In spite of the fact
that the majority of the consumers
have responded loyally to (be appeal
to store coal early there are yet a
number of communities in the state
where sufficient reserve stocks have
not been built up—due in some cases
to the inability to secure coal. Gener
al Pershing has said that thousands
of lives of our boys can be saved if
he is furnished with a sufficient sup
ply of steel, and the production of
steel is dependent almost entirely on
coal production. Therefore, in the
very real sense of the word, every
pound of coal wasted 1b a direct blow,
at the military forces of the nation.
Coal shortage in this state can be
averted through economies by all in
dividual consumers and the Fuel Ad
minlstratjpn h&s prepared a number
of suggestions, which if followed wilt
help the situation greatly. They are:
1. Start furnace and kitchen-range
fires as late as possible. Forget the
first few Fall days. Put up with a lit
tle discomfort and remember what the
lioys "over there" daily face.
2. Raise window curtains during the
day to admit sunlight for that is free
heat. Dispense with awnings, as they
shut out the sun.
3. Weather strip all doors and win
dows and put asbestos around all fur
naces, boilers and cellar pipes used
for heating purposes.
4. Reduce the home temperature to
67 degrees. Do not wait until the mer
cury shows 74 degress before closing
drafts.
5. Bedrooms where windows ar»
opened at night or otherwise should be
for the night or otherwise should be
shut off from heat. Use blankets and
feel better in the morning.
6. Wear heavier clothing. This
materially saves body heat.
7. Thoroughly clean soot from pipes
and boilers and do not mind doing a
little work in the cellar seeing that
window panes are tight and weather
stripped like the other parts of the
house.
8. Burn oil, wood, coke and bitumin
ous coal when possible, use gas for
cooking and heating. Gas lighting at
night aids in heating the home, stores
and buildings where used.
9. Use heavy draperies on doors and
wiadows for interior home decorating.
10. Remember'you are not fightifig
in a trench exposed to all kinds of
weather. Your men are and have be
come hardened by contact with the
back to nature idea. They are also
healthier and more robust.
Have Pete press aid repair your
clothes at Gfldners.
British Possessions.
The smallest British possession is
Gibraltar, with an area of two square
miles the largest India, with a
of 1,802,629 square miles.
A Little Knowledge.
"A person should ieD all he knows,*
Tm not snre," replied Bliss Cayenna,
"that with a first-class system of cen
sorship It makes much difference."
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