Cut Glass, Hand
Fair Oaks pattern.
and Plated Ware, in Tea
#4H I IIIMHIHIHHHIHtHHHtMIHMMMIIIIM^
and Casseroles, Knives, Forks and Spoons in
Toilet and Military Sets in Silver, Manicure
Jewel Boxes and Small Gold Clocks.
Watches, Rings and Jewelry of All Kinds
N. S. DAHL
OUR LOSS IS YOUR
We MUST HAVE MONEY and you MUST
GROCERIES Now is the time and Gilmore's Sani
tary Grocery is tlie place. Selling at pre-war prices.
Sugar, only $1.00 to a customer, 10 lbs. .$1.00
Flour, Pillsbury's Best 4X (compare other prices)....$3.25'
Monona Flour, every sack guaranteed, 49 lb. sack $2.90
Bacon, Swift's Winchester, this is classy bacon- lb 30c
Lard, Armour's Helmet, there is no better line ,...22%c
Potatoes, Red River Early Ohios, per bu $1.75
Vinegar, pure cider, per gallon .40c
No. 2. Canned Corn, W. S., the can..
No. 2, Canned Tomatoes, W. S., the canl'.Z'.'.r*"''" 10c
No. 2 Canned Peas, W. S. ,the can i0c
No. 2 Canned Beans, stringless, P. M., thecal !l5c
JNo. 3 Canned Tomatoes, the can i50
No. 3 Canned Pumpkin, the can jqc
S0 ,2^01? fnd
Brand, the can""""!!'!!l5c
J-all Can Salmon, Pink the can jgc
Beans, Hand Picked Michigan, the lb 08c
No. 2y2 Canned Peaches, heavy syrup, the can 40c
No. 2y2 Canned Pears, heavy syrup, the can 40c
No. 2% Canned Apricots, heavy syrup, the can 40c
No. 2y2 Canned Pineapple, heavy syrup, the can 40c
A©. 2 Canned Loganberries, heavy syrup, the can 40c
No. 2 Canned Blackberries, heavy syrup, the can 40c
Tall Carnation Milk, the can i5c
Tall Dundee Milk, the can ™"™"™!l5c
Tall Hebe Milk, the can 12%c
Galvanic Laundry Soap, 5 bars for 25c'
Electric Spark Soap, 5 bars for 25el'
The above prices are less than the wholesale prices'
on these goods as you may determine by consulting any
catalogue. Our reason for doing so is to RAISED
MONEY. To REDUCE STOCK, to save invoicing and'
taxes. The most reliable grocery journals published
predict prices are going higher. Buy now—BV*, Come,
First Served. The above prices are cash. Under our1
plan, all of our customers who pay every two weeks aref
cash customers. Therefore entitled to the above prices,
delivered at your door, within the city limits.
Gilmore's Sanitary Grocery
fc TWO PHONES 19—-28
J. D.'BROWN & Son
Trfithe jPor^Sale. For Rent, Wanted, Lost Ads.
Coffee Sets, Bread Trays,
A Mil providing tor an amortiza
tion plan of farm loans will be pre
Rented to the legislature by C. B.
Kirsman, 3-year-old son of Mr.
Theodore Kirsman o£ Ottum-
recently from effects of fall-
iag lato a kettle of boiling water.
C. H. Peppers of Centerville, is su
mother-in-law, Mrs. Holmberg
in lios Angeles now, for
his wife's affections.
Woodbury county board of su-
recently completed letting
tor paving seventeen miles
of oonntry road
at a total cost of
John Daspennett, of Oskaloosa, pa
roled from Anamosa, was sentenced
to life imprisonment by Judge Dewey
(or entering a home with a loaded
Paul B. Anderson, a nephew of Pro
fessor and Mrs. C. E. Seashore of
Citjr, wiU sail for Europe Clirist
maa Bve, where he will Join the In
ternational Y. M. C. A. staff.
roads Jarred loose a seam in
tank of a car belonging to
Menneka, garage man of Ma-
which caused a gas leak.
ignited and the car burned
Cut oS with J500, when the will ol
his brother, W. L. Paup, left ?10,000
each to the other brothers, Joseph
Paup of. Harlan is contesting the will,
charging undue influence and mental
Three Iowa people are among 100
heirs to the *8,000,000 Wycoff estate
in Mew York. They are H. E. Wy
coff, Cedar Rapids J. A. Walker, C9,
a laborer, Atlantic, and Mrs. J. W.
Lucas of Glenwood. All of the liars
have been summoned to gather in
Glenwood at the Lucas home to dis
cuss plans for having the estate di
Wapello county's first tragedy of
the hunting season occurred recent
ly when Peter Polls living in Ot
tumwa was instantly killed when the
trigger of a shotgun he was remov
ing from a wagon caught on the end
gate and discharged the weapon. The
shot entered the right side. He was
dead when his companions reached
U. B. Slaughter, well known farmer
of Bhelby county, topped the Omaha
market recenUy with a load of finish
ed Angus yearlings which sold for
113.76 and averaged 958 pounds. The
cattle were the first of their class
aeen on the market for some weeks
and the price paid was not only the
top for that day, but the highest paid
in some weeks.
The creation of the office of state
archiest is proposed by P. E. Mc
Clenahan, state superintendent of pub
lic instruction, who is arranging to
have the matter brought to the atten
tion of the .Legislature. His duties,
outlined by McClenahan, would be
to inspect and approve the plans for
public buildings including school
houses, and to supervise- their con
Hdward Brady, who was arrested in
Des Moines, haB confessed that he
•lipped the guns to the five bandits
who, escaping jail at LeMars, killed
the son of Sheriff Maxwell a year
ago. He is said to have implicated
others. The bandits are now in 'Fort
Madison tor life, on their pleas ol
guilty to the attorney general aftor
their capture a. few days following
The board of supervisors in special
session at Corydon awarded a con
tract ior the building of eleven miles
of road In Wayne county to the Lit
Construction company of Daven
port. The contract price is 49.4 cents
a yard, J0% cents below the contract
priee for road work in Wayne coun
ty a year ago. There are 125,000
yards of road, making the total cost
of the Improvement about $62,000.
Seven Inspectors, appointed four
months ago by the state auto depart
ment to apprehend license evaders,
have collected fees amounting to $35,
according to the report of Chief
Inspector W. C. Merchens, made pub
lic. In addition the inspectors, the
reftirt shows, visited 1,037 garages,
lattraotlng the garage owners in re
to the state laws relative to rec
Ording the license numbers of autos,
.engines and the names of owners and
-of machines left in storage
or rented. The fees collect
inelade license payments for 1,452
•auftM. 8TT chauffeurs, 1,476 ownership
lie picture theater, a residence
kalonging to Clarence Smith and an
old tuilding formerly used as a movie
burned at Carson The
earning Are department could not
M| because of the bad roads.
Oharles and John Zhorne, farmers
Tama, have recently finished
husking 6,000 bushels of corn on their
place and in addition have filled a
lavge-sllo. The former husked 100
teahels of corn a day a number of
while his average was 90 bu
day. John Zhorne husked on
araraga of 70 bushels each day.
Tha following sale dates are al
January—17, 18, 19, 20, 26,
FOfcruarjr—1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, IB, 16,
17,. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.
If yoB wiah to claim a date phone
a* aor expense.
TUPPER it SON
Fire in one of the southwest oornei
rooms of the state house, disoovered
by night watchman Robert Anderson,
damaged the room and furniture to the
amount of $COO or $700. The cause
of the fire has not been determined.
The room has been used by the code
•revision'committee largely for steno
graphic work. It is a part of the
suite used by the lieutenant governor
when the legislature is in session.
A desk and typewriter and portion of
the floor and carpet were burned to
a crisp. The windows were cracked
and broken, and the heavy doors and
walls scarred and blistered and all the
furniture damaged beyond repair,
showing that tlis heat had been in
William Armstrong filed suit for
"510,000 damages in the Polk county
District Court igainst. J. D. Keller,
alleging alienation of the affections
of Armstrong's wife. Armstrong
charges that Keller began a system
atic campaign to attract the atten
tions of Mrs. Armstrong. It is alleg
ed that he offered, to, allow Mrs. Arm
strong to inspect his bank books and
promised to suppprt lici- in a lavish
manner if she would only desert Arm-i
strong. Armstrong also claims that
on numerous occasions Keller took
his wife on automobile rides and ex
plained the details of liis position and
the amount of his wsaith. Keller is
a retired farmer living near Elkhart
and Armstrong is a laborer.
Quite a number of Davis county
farmers have receivi'd checks from
Uncle S.tm, in tlie form of wool re
fund checks. Tlie government pro
tected the wool growers last year by
stipulating the amount of profit a
dealer was o«itit iail to receive. If the
dealer took an unjust profit 1*b was
caused to pay the amount he made
over and cbove a stipulated profit to
the government, which in turn refund
ed tliat amount to the man who had
sold the wool to the dealer. It is be
lieved this is the first instance on rec
ord of the government protecting the
local farmer to the enont of making
a profiteer disgorge his illegal pro
fits, and paying the larmer a- just
price for his product.
More than 2'i,000 rural children of
Iowa secui-cd educational opportuni
ties on par and in some instances bet
ter than .ie aft'ordeii in the larger
cities, through the consolidation of
.school districts during ,.lie past year,
reports l-'iof. Macy Campbell, head of
the rural department of the Iowa
State Teachers' college and leading
consolidated school' authority in the
state. With this addition, C0.000 ru
ral sehooi children are now being ed
ucated in consolidated schools of the
state. This increase is almost double
that of the previous year, for which,
delays in consolidations on account of
the war were partly responsible, Pro
fessor Campbell stated. There are
200,000 more children in one-room
Iowa is to have two new state
parks, one Tne Ledges in Boone coun
ty, and the other at Eldora in Hardin
county. Purchase of the two propos
ed paik r,iLes has been approved by
the executive council, according to an
nouiicm'jnt yesterday by Secretary
R. E. JouiiHon. The sites have been
under consideration for some time
by the state board of conservation.
Action on the board's recommendation
for their purchase was taken at the
last meeting of the executive coun
cil The Ledges is located a few
miles below Moingona, in the little
valley ot Peese creek, financing the
purchase of the two new parks will
be through legislative appropriations.
Approval of the projects by the execu
tive council it is said practically as
sures legislative support.
The acreage of winter wheat sown
In Iowa this fall, as reported by the
U. S. Bureau of Crop Estimates, in
co-operation with the Iowa Weather
and Crop Service, is 420,000 acres,
•compared with 438,000 acres sown
laf.t fall. The condition December 1
was 93 por cent of normal. The acre
age sown to rye in Iowa this fall is
estimated at 57,000 acres, and the
growing condition Des. 1 was 94 per
cent of normal. The per cent of farm
lands p'owed for 19-21 crops was 51
per cent December 1. The wages of
male farm labor in Iowa, during 1920
were as follows: Average rate per
month when hired by the year, with
board, J60.29, compared with 65.65
last year without board, S82.5G, com
pared with $1.45 last year. Average
wage per day for day labor for harvest
work, with board, ?4.93, compared
with 4.46 last year without board,
¥'5.71, compared with |5.20 last year.
Average wage per day for day labor
for other than harvest work, with
board, $4.10, compared with ?3.46
last year without board, ?4.S6, com
pared with $4.24 last year. The aver
age number of cords of firewood burn
ed por farm in 1920 is estimated at
nine cords, being the same average
number of cords as burned per farm
last year. The average, price per
cord for 1920 is estimated at J6.34,
compared with ?5.91 last year.
Burglars attempted to break into
Harvat and Stach's Women's shop at
Iowa City and were tampering with
bars on the back window when a
night watchman and a neighboring
worker detected them.
Chester Bloom, 50, wealthy land
owner and stockman, living south of
Bridgewater, la., was killed by one
of his prize-winning Chester White
hogs. As Eloom entered the barn to
feed the hogs, one of his blue ribbon
pigs knocked him down. In falling
an artery was burst. This caused
He was a mean and cynical man
who remarked that the English lan
gauge was called the mother tongue
because father never got a chance to
Pelican's Commodioua Pouch.
The pelican's poucb will hold frnn
hree to night pounds of flsh. It
•lustlc and when distended to its ut
oo«t uearly touches the ground.
HONOR TO CENTRALIA DEAD
National Commander and. Party Visit
Graves of Legion Men Killed Dur.
ing City Parade.
•The hend of the American Legion
Journeyed all the way to Centralla,
Wash., to pay homage nt the graves
of the four men who were slain by
members of tlie I. W. W. Inst Armis
tice day. Two hundred Legion. men
and women accompanied Franklin
D'Oller, their nationnl commander, on
his visit to the scene of the tragedy,
and stood with bowed heads in Moun
tain View cemetery tis he pledged the
Legion to everlasting reverence to the
memory of its martyred members.
There was nothing of rancor in
D'Olier's reference to the men who
killed the peaceful paradcrs. T\it the
speech served warning, ns hundreds of
other incidents of Legion history of
the lnsl year have served warning,
that the Legion is a wall of steel
against all advocates of violence,
whether they dub themselves "wob
blles" or parlor bolshevists.
"I come here as to the shrine of the
American Legion," sai D'Oller, stand
ing nt tlie foot of the grave of Wnr
ren Grimm, killed nt the head of the
Armistice day parade. "Centralla will
mean to the Legion what Bunker Hill,
Gettysburg and Chateau Thierry mean
to tlie nation. At these places, the
spirit of America met the enemy and
triumphed. Here, in CentraUa. the
spirit of the American Legion likewise
met the enemy of our country and tri
As representative of the nearly two
million members of the Legion, D'Ol
ler laid a wreath of flowers on Grimm's
grave. In tlie crowd were Grimm's old
friends In Centralla and friends of
Dale Hubbard, Ben Cnsagranda and
Arthur McElfresh, who also were slaiu.
"It Is fitting that here today we
should renew our pledge of patriotism
and devotion to law and order nnd
serve notice on the forces of nnnrchy
that more than fonr million ex-service
men, who fought nnd defeated the foe
without, are now sworn to fight to the
death the foe within, who would work
Injury to our sacred institutions. Our
inspiration shall lie our martyrs and
the restraint shown by their outraged
comrades. By dedicating ourselves to
the defense of our flag nnd all that
it means, a defense based on fairness
and justice, we shall prove that our
comrades In France and Centralla have
not died in vain," the commander con
Aid From Stage Players.
The helpful camaraderie of the
theatrical profession was strikingly
emphasized nt the "frolic" for the for
mer service men of Anderson county,
S. C., staged under the auspices of W.
A. Hudgens post of Anderson and at
tended by more than 000 ex-soldiers,
sailors and marines. A professional
road company, which had Just closed
its engagement at a locnl theater, vol
unteered to put on a vaudeville skit
which met with hearty approval.
SINGER IS LEGION BOOSTER
Nina Morgana, Prima Donna, En
thusiastic in Interests of Former
Service Men's Organization.
Nina Morgana, prima donna of the
Chicago and Metropolitan Opera com
panies is as enthusiastic a booster for
the American Legion ns can be found
in the ranks of operutic stars.
"What I want to do first of ail Is
to stand out there on the platform
with an American flag in my hand and
lead In three rousing cheers for the
American Legion nnd then three
cheers more," she announced just he
fore she sung in the Tacoma stadium.
Forty thousand persons heard Miss
Morgana sing under the auspices of
Edward B. Rhodes post of Tacoma,
Wash. The celebration at which she
appeared brought $5,000 to the treas
ury of the post.
LEGION-UNIONS IN HARMONY
Former Service Men Organizations and
Labor Men Working Together In
The American Legion and the labor
unions have Joined hands in Anaconda,
Mont., for the mutual benefit of both
organizations. As a matter of fact
several union locals In that section of
the country are virtually Legion posts
In themselves, since a majority of the
members also are members of the Le
In Anncoda the Legion and the uni
ons are collaborating In their benefit
entertainments and splitting the spoils.
Money hns been contributed from the
union.war chest to the Legion general
fund, which now shows an impressive
balance of $17,000.
In New York, Texas and Pennsyl
vania and other quarters the Legion
and the unions also are getting togeth
er for their mutual financial profit
Try a TIMES Want Ad
RIVERVIEW FARMERS CLUB
The Riverview Farmers Club met
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas
Skelton on December 11, all families
being present but two.
Club called to order and opened
with a song.
Reading, Mrs. Reeser.
Mrs. Reel failed to have a reading
and as a punishment she had to sing
Dinner was announced and club
adjourned until 2:30.
Cltib came to order and the after
noon program was taken up. Song
by the club.
Then the election og officers was
President, Robert Thompson.
Vice-Pros., B. Sesen.
Sec., Mrs. D. C. Reel.
Trcas., Mrs. Dallas Skelton.
After election the questions were
No. 1. Are debts a hindrance or
an incentive? Answer, debts are an
No. 2. When is he most profit in a
calf, to sell at weaning time or one
or two years old Answer, any
time between veal and baby beef.
No. 3. Was not discussed for want
This closed our afternoon program.
Visitors were: Mr. and Mrs. Dav
id Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Ath
ey, Mrs. Charlotte Xing, Miss Mae
Chambers, Miss Phylis Butler,
Program for January:
Song by the club.
Mrs. C. A. Currie.
Mr. D. C. Reel.
Music on the Edison.
Recitation, Ray, Skelton.
Song, Francis Doty.
Music, Genevieve Axtell.
Recitation, Florence Dray.
No. 1. Should we not save strength
and nervous energy by careful plan
ning and choosing between essentials
and non-essentials Referred to Mrs.
No. 2. Under the present condi
tion what will be the best plan for
further improvements in the town
ship road system? Referred to Joe
Roll call to be answered by New
Club adjourned to meet with Mr.
and Mrs. Brothers on the second Sat
urday in January. ''.
Walter Axtell, Pres.
Ella Stevens, Sec.
The officers of the Farm Bureau
are hoping that a large delegation
will represent the township at the
annual meeting the Harrison County
Farm Bureau which will be held in
the Short Course building at Logan
Monday, January 3, 1921, at 10 a. m.
The program is sandwiched by a
good free dinner at noon. At 2 o'clock
there will be an address by C. W.
Hunt, State President of the Iowa
Muriel Hoag started last Sunday
for Kansas City, Mo., where he ex
pects to enroll in the Sweeney Auto
mobile and Tractor School and ex
pects to take a complete course.
Miss Dryden Quist returned from
Ames last Friday to spend the Christ
mas holidays with her parents, Mr,
and Mrs. P. J. Quist.
Mrs. Orval Scheffler has been
spending a few days at Blair, Neb
among friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Warrick, form
er residents here but now of Blair,
Neb., spent Christmas rnd Sunday
with the Charles T. Dean family in
the western part of the township.,
Ross R. Ooulthard shipped two cars
of cattle and hogs last Thursday to
the Omaha market and reports a
J- S. Quist of Denison, Io., spent
the Christmas holidays at the home
of his parents. 1-Ie is making good
as County Agent for Crawford
The Grain andLumter company re
ceived a car of coal last Monday
morning and in a few hours it was
unloaded by eager customers who
were anxious for a supply and the
last that came had to be content
with a small load as there was not
enough to go around.
Mrs. Louise Smith is improving
from the severe attack of pneumonia
with which she has been struggling
for a week or more.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith were
hosts on Christmas to their relatives
and Santa Claus remembered all
present. A program was rendered
after the bountiful dinner and all en
joyed the day.
The first annual meeting of the
W. A. S. Oil and Gas Company will
be held at the township hall on Wed
nesday, January 5, 1921, at 8 p. m.,
for the election of officers and direc
tors. The officers are hoping there
will be a large number present and
help make plans for the future work.
It is expected to increase the number
of directors and share the responsibil'
ty among representative men in all
parts of this territory.
We learn of a most remarkable cow
from the following "want ad" in the
Wichita Falls Times:
"For Sale—A full-booded cow, giv
ing milk, three tons of hay, a lot of
chickens and several stoves."
^Try a TIMES .Want Try a TIMES Want Ad
This weather is a great bood. for
We hope Santa Claus gave you n'.l
the gifts you c^pucted.
Last night is reported as the cold
est night of the season, so far.
Col. D. B. Kelilar departed today
for his homo at Lafayette, Ind.
A. L. Parker, who has been ill for
several weeks, is gaining nicely.
Dr. DeVorc reports the birth of a
gnl to Mr. sum Mrs. Ralph Moats.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Brown left last
evening for their home at Kearney,
M.\ and Mrs. R. .T. Bishop spent
Christmas at Little Sioux with rela
Dr. and Mrs. Rex Martin of Onawa,
were tlie Christmas guests of rela
Kirk Barrett returned, to Lincoln
today, after a Christmas visit with
Mr. and Mrs. William Crotty are
-siting relatives this week, at Nor
Howard Nelson returned to Ona
wa this morning, after a visit heia
with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Bentley and
son, Cecil, returned today from a vi
it at Huron, S. D.
Fred Swan left this morning fcr
Des Moines, where he goes to loc'c
after business matters.
Goodwin & Son report the sale of
the Gorhardt residence on Sevent
•itreet, to Harold Culavin.
N. C. Nelson left this morning fc
fierce, Neb., where he will visit
orother for several days. s®?
•James F. Dimmick of Park Rapid4?,
Minn., is visiting relatives ar 1
friends here for a few days.
Mr. aiid Mrs. Chas. Kierscht and
family of Logan, were the Christmas
guests of the Thco. Meyers home.
Mr. and Mrs. Moice Olson an!
family left this afternoon for a week 3
visit With relatives at Neola, la.
Mrs. Bert Colwell went to Omaha
Sunday, where she entered the Wis a
Memorial hospital for treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Tracy and
son of Omaha, were Christma3
quests of Mv. anil Mrs. Harry Tracy.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Schmitz, living on Fourth St.,
slipped and fell, Sunday, breaking a
C. E. Peyton, deputy collector of
internal Revenue, is here for a few
days on business connected with that
Mrs. W. O. Ebersole and daugh
ter, Miss Carterette, of Superior,
Neb., are the guests of the Roy Limes
S. N. Brown of Chicago and Lucy
E. Brown of Omaha, are here to
spend the holidays with their mother,
Mrs. Lorena Brown .#.••
G. F. Mintun of Kansas City, Mo:,'
and Miss Ruth Mintun of Rockwell
City, Io., were Sunday guests at the
vV. P. Hussung home.
Mrs. E. B. Christian and brother,
Herman Barker, leave in the morn
ing for a week's visit with relatives
at Corrcctionville, Io.
Mrs. Joseph Rebehm, a former
resident of this vicinity, passed away
at her home in Wadena, Minn., Sun
day, December 26. Mrs. Iverson,
Airs. Voss, Henry Rebehm and Fritz
Rebehm left this afternoon for Wa
dena to attend the funeral.
Rev. E. M. Bell was called to Lake
City this morning to conduct funer
al services for Hon. J. L. Hibbs, a
espected citizen and former mayor
of that city, and a life-long member
jf the Presbyterian church, who pass
ed away at his home on Sunday morn-
CARD OF THANKS
We sincerely thank all those who
helped us during the sickness and
leat'n of our brother, Joseph Kirk-
IIis Brothers and Sisters.
For the period December 27 to Jan
uary 1st, inclusive.
For L'uper Mississippi and Lowe'
Cold and generally fair but snow
probable first half of week cold will
continue into the succeeding week.
A TURKEY DINNER
Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Owens enter
tained relatives at a
Those present '.ere: Mr. am
Mrs. W. II. Adams and family Mi
and Mrs. J. W. E. Owens Mr. ani
Mrs. O. O. Owens and family.
One Who Was There.
A telegram to relatives announce1
the death of Hiram S. Mahon a-,
his home in Alva, Wyo. He was 6S
years old. He went to the Black Hilh.
in the "gold excitement" of 1877,
and became an extensive ranch own
er and cattle raiser, making frequent
trips to Omaha with large shipments
IIis father, Stephen Mhaoney .estab
lished the first saw mill in Harrison
county. He leaves ^ne brother, John
of Alva, Wyo., and one sister, Mrs. S.
E, McWilliams of College View, Neb.
A mixtuivi of castlle soap, glycerin
nnd ammonli with rain water or dis
tilled water, gives a bubble that caD
be blown very ihln and will last a long
time before bursting. For especially
good results make the mixture three
days before it Is V) be used.
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