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district Court in and for Harrison
itate of Iowa, Harrison County, ss.
To all Whom it May Concern:
Whereas, On the 21st day, of De
ember A. D. 1920, a paper purport
ng to' be the last Will and Testament
Charles P. Brandrilf, late of said
oonty, deceased, was filed in my of
ice, and was by me opened and read
nd the 15th day of January, 1921,
.t 10:00 o'clock A. M., appointed and
'xed as the time when the same will
Jme before the court, at the January
arm thereof then to be held, for final
roof and probate, as the duly exe
~d last Will and Testament of the
aid Charles .Brandrilf, deceased,
which time all persons interested
iay appear and shew cause why the
ame should not be admitted to pro
Dated this 21st day of' December
23-30-J 6 Clerk.
The Persons
Effective November 14, 1920,
ne tin»e given is departure urn.
unless otherwise indicated.
No. J.i-'^L'Tiiiie
0 1.3:35. A.
io. 82 7:55 a.
tfo. 12 8:35 a.
3, Chicago 1'ocal 2:25 .M
•o. 4 5:38 p.
0. 22 __7:03 p.
ti, Chicago 7:07 P. M.
1, New train 10.08 P. M.
No. Time
7:02 A. M.
0. 15 8:00 a. m.
5, Sioux City 7:35 A. M.
•. 2:05 P. M.
1, Local 5:40 P. M.
o. 203 10:10 p. m.
o. 19 11:55 p. m.
o. 19 7:55 a. ni
o. 13 4 :10 D. m.
To. 2 7:35 a. m.
i». 4* 1:55 p. m.
12 iU:10 p. m.
o. 7 y:- a. in.
o. 8* 5:15 p. m.
o. 124* 11:40 a. m.
o. 122' 5:J.0 p. m,
o. 123 8:15 a. ni.
o. 126 2:25 p. m.
No. 33 runs only as far as Council
luffs on Sunday.
O. A. Sorensen, Agen\
Monrt Vnr'z v/iviy: y(?nticn
if HUNT'S Cif'e Jr.lls in the
trcntrr.Tit o" ITCH fc llZEXA,
other itcbinit sl'li: dU.iasea.
Vr cur risk.
Putting it ofr today
won't get it done
tomorrow. An
advertisement in
paper today
will bring business
it with you—
HINK of a writing machine
will handle all your cor
respondence or confidential busi
ness in clean, legible, business-*,
like form—yet a machine that
you can fold up and tuck away in
a desk drawer. A machine for
your individual use, so light in
weight that you can carry it home
from the office, or take it with
you when you travel.
Figure what this six-pound time-saver
would mean to ycu, in your work or your
personal affairs,, "'lien come in and let
us give you the whole story,
Local Agent 1
'king' Machine
I (Copy for Thiw Department Supplied by the Amarl
Here are the charter members of Kosciusko post in their dining car.
Left to right: Edward Corsi, G. M. Crawford, K. O. Shrewsbury, Pan Spad,
Carl Clark, A. H. Kelly, M. C. Cooper, Edwin Noble.
Born in a box-car on the way to the
battlefields of Poland last fall, and
with its membership today sadly de
pleted by casualties, Kosciusko post
of the American Legion, formed out
of the American aviators who com
pose the famous Kosciusko squadron,
Is regarded as the strangest and most
adventurous' of the 9,000 units of the
veterans' organization.
In the fighting about Warsaw when
the fate of the Polish capital hung in
doubt the Legionnaires of the Kosci
usko squadron were battling night and
day against the advancing waves of
the bolsheviki. When the tide of bat
tle turned and the rjjds retreated the
machine gun lire from the planes of
the Americans went far to turn their
itefroat into a rout.
The men of Kosciusko post are
hardened veterans. A year ago they
signed up for service with the Polish
army after they had flown battle
planes in many engagements against
the Germans in the World war. Sent
out on active service shortly after
their squadron was formed these ad
venturers fought on every front in
is i! ilpn •'harms as most In a
rr-:• i. •. !t is thin iie can read the
.riiii.-'ti'Hi i'Xfiri*s'»:i in our face, and
noijify iuiseif in uli the feeling we
in- Miir-elws tnM half conscious of
passivising it Is ii.iii be knows when
'In Of sii.Mit and when to speak It Is
'that Ne ni'vwi mistake*, but sees US
trui' when all
world Is wrong
iliuiit us. Such friend has not only
fiowt-r of eharneti-r but beauty of
ehuractcr —SSMiiiWd Rroohe.
Relief for the Nervous.
The treatment for nervous disorders
is diversion. Attention transferred
lnd directed into new channels, nen
friends, new faces, -new scenes, new
lobits, changed sleeping rooms, new
/arions, everything radically altered
ind wholly different will in time re«
leve almost all nuch conditions.
Bird Sotigs at Palrino Season.
Tti* coder emotions of the pairing
K-ason urge almost all birds, however
jiiproticient In minstrelsy, to become
rouhadours for tlie' time being—even
join sn'ch btrds as sandpipers, stints,
nd others, the sen son call? ferth a
xlbute of song. This often takes the
form of a trill executed as tlie bird
lescends through the air, witb wlnga
ipralsed and trembling.
Poland and many times were cited for
their daring in action.
The charter members of Kiwoiiisko
post were: Capt. Merian O. (*cper of
Jacksonville, Fla., who has been re
ported missing Capt. A. II. Kelly,
Richmond, Va. Capt. ISdward Koiv.i,
Brooklyn Lieut. G. M. Crawford, Wil
mington, Del. Lieut. Kenneth O.
Shrewsbury, Charleston, W. Va.
Lieut. Carl Clark. Tulsa, Okla. Lieut.
Edwin Noble, Boston, Mass Lieut.
E. W. Chess. El Paso, Tex., and l.ieut.
E. P. Graves. Boston, Mass.. who has
been killed. The squadron was formed
under the command of Mai. r. K.
Fauntleroy of Chicago. Joe Sichlin of
Sheepshead Bay, L. I., who served two
years with the French aviation service
and won many decorations, joined the
Kosciusko squadron as a captain after
the post had been organized.
"Tell 'em, If folks ever get discon
tented with things hack home, they
ought to have a look at central Eu
rope," was the message that came
from Captain Cooper when the post
was formed, "and then thank God for
America and put their backs into the
fight to keep America sane."
Holes In Plaster.
Holes In puinted or tinted walls can
Je filled with plaster of paris but the
Contrast la ofien worse than the hole,
the coloring used In washing waists
Mil be used In mixing the, plnster of
Jaris until the wall color Is reached,
Ind there will be no strong contrast
.o call attention to the spot,—Mo
Explaining the situation.
Frederick was not pop^ic/ with the
»ther boys, as he was of r-l!i rrel
tome disposition, and Tony snmmd
lim whenever possible. When asked
ibont It he replied. "Well, he's always
ooklng for trouble, and If I'm not.
Cve Just got to stay where he ain't,
fiAt-'R n!!_"
i?oh Has Special Gift.
Degrees infinite of luster there mtis,
always ne. but the weakest among us
has a gi'i. however seemingly trivial.
whi"h Is peculiar to hhn, and which,
worthily used, will be a gift, also, to
his race forever.—.lolm Rtisldn
Wireless a Night Traveler
Wireless telegraphy is more effec
Ive and travels farther in the dark
ban in daylight. The light has a re
ading, Influence on the waves
trooklyn Engle.
—The sidewalks and pavements
in different Countries vary as
much as the people, la many
towns of Holland the sidewalks
are private.property, and one is
not expected to stpp „aqross them
unless entering tlie house to
which tlie walk-belongs. Iu m&ny
cities the streets and sidewalks
end in canals, especially in The
Hague and Rotterdam.
In many Swiss towns side
walks are under arcades, tlie
masonry liouses.. being built to
die curb. Under the arcades are
paved sidewalks, which in sum
mer are swarmed with tourists.
Jn Chester, lCiig., soi.ie streets
have, sheltered sidewalks sim
ilar to the'Swigs-son. but they
are even more curious, since
they arc raised''to the second
lloor. The island of .Malta lias
[lights of 'stairs for -.sidewalks,'
l-lnit lead to the sea.
In certain old German towns
tlie sidewalks seem t.o be re
garded as incideaii-al, sometimes
narrowing to a 'foot or two. An
Italian nobleman had (he court
yard of his palace paved with
slabs of stone, each. piece t»f
which had boon'brought from a
dillerent part of (ho world. The
famous Hue de la Uepublique, in
Lyons, is iaicl in giaws blocks,
eight inches square, so system
atically fitted together that wa
ter cannot penetrate. Tomb
stones have been f-mployed for
paving in :so:ne places in Eng
land, and in Africa Inimau skulls
have been t.s. d,
How the Pressnt Regulation of /tttire
and Martial Music Came Into
General Use
The early liaced^:non!nii^"vrero the
first" who availed thmseives of mar
tial music for rejjulsiUn the march,
as well as making the'will of the lead
ers intelligible without words to the
practiced er.ra of the warriors. The
learning of the various melodies,
which, that they might, •remain unin
telligible tn the enemy, had much va
riety, was one of vu._. chief occupa
tions of tlie army training school. They
Vilso llrst adopted .military uniforms,
choosing red ihnt (ho,., enemy might
not perceive if he had inflicted
Lacedemonian troops were wont
to wear their hair long as a sign of
freedom, a privilege which was not
allowed !o mechanics, ns ii: was" not
permitted to slaves io bear arms. At
the opening and during the continu
ance of war the military officers al
ways accompanied the army and
drilled it in the morning with march
ing, in manipulations and evolutions
they ate with the warriors, exercised
them in their songs of praise to
gods and herdtes, jimf sjiSpt like the
private soldiers, on their arms. At
the conclusion of a war the lcinir guv
an account: off his administration of
it:. Men who died in battle were hon
ored the same as other immortalized
heroes. The whole country put on
mourning when the king died, and
business was suspended for 10 days.
How Sounds Travel.
A prevalent Impression has been'
that explosive sounds travel much
farther than ordinary sounds, with a
velocity of several times the normal.
The experiments of Dr. D. C. Miller
at Sandy Hook proving ground have
shown that the velocity at 100 feet
from a ten-inch gun is ubout 1,240
feet per second, or 22 per cent above
normal at 200 feet from the gun, onlv
5 per cent above normal and at. all
distances greater than' 500 feet the
velocity of the explosive sound from
the largest gnn Is practically normal.
The tests were made by sensitive mi
crophones at the muzzle, and at dis
tances of 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 000,
1,000, 2,000, 7,500 and 21,000 feet, the
records of six of these stations being
taken simultaneously by a special mov
ing film camera and a string galvan
How Women Took Seals.
Newfoundland women of the little
fishing*village of Tilt: Cove are the
prftle of the hay. The wife of the
llghtkeeper on Cui) -Island saw signs
of a herd of. wal'floating on the ice.
sent word ashore to the women of
Tilt Cove and marshal led them into
.sealing crev XVv went in boats,
armed with elnhs'.^n'l.gaffs, and climb
ing on 'the Ice cakes, set. oni. io round
up a catch. Tliev found the seals
sprawled on all sides, and learned
later that they had struck the main
patch, the hope of all seal hunters.
The women went about their work
with vim and bad captured or killed I
100 seals when approaching nightfall
compelled them to cease their labors
and make their catch secure.
How to Waie-proof Tents.
A solution of piflifiin and gasoline
Is recommended as a simple and cheap
process for waterproofing cloth for
tents. Mix In the proportion of one
pound of paratVm, melted,, to one gal
lon of gasoline. Stir well und immerse
the cloth. Allow to stand, away from
buildings or danger of fire, until the
gasoline has evaporated. The'paraffin
will permeate the cloth as the gasoline
evaporates, rendering the cloth im
permeable to moisture. Coarse un
bleached muslin Is recommended in
preference to cloth of finer texture
as the- former permits better, absorp
tlon of the parailin.
Why the Sky Is Blue
When you refer to the blue sky,
fou really menti the. blue rays In light,
rhlch Is a compouud of many colors.
The blue of the sky Is mainly due to
floating In the air These
^Hrficies. ,which consist almost en-
i'Hiy of the _' ise.s which constitute
Itself, scarier and
ircal, up the blue rnys lu light, with
.'he result that while the sky becomes
the kijii looks yellow.
"A humorist died tlie other day."
"Did he leave nn estate?"
"Only one joke, which he bequeath
ed to his son."
"Not much of an Inheritance."
"But he explained In his will that if
the joke were expanded into a musical
comedy, mnde the theme of a, Chau
tauqua lecture and worked over from
time to time and sold to the maga
zines, it would provide his heir with a
comfortable income." Birmingham
Something Else Again,
"What's a bosun?" asked the young
woman who was getting her first
glimpse of salt water.
"Why," replied the .voting man who
was having the same experience, but
wished to appear well versed in nau
tical matters, "it's one of those fun
nel-shaped things on ships to get fresh
air through."
Victims Innumerable.
Foreign Visitor—What was the total
loss of life caused by your revolution
ary war?
Native American—Nobody knows.
We kept adding to it every Fourth of
July since, until recently. I reckon
the grand total would make the later
war look like a mere skirmish.
Reconciling Them.
"Tommy," said Mr. Figg sternly, "I
hung a motto in your room to the
effect that little boys should be seen
and not heard."
I "Yes, sir."
"What did you do with it?"
"I—I took it down to the deaf and
dumb orphan asylum."—Pearson's.
Her Husband: For hea^er.'s sakel
What have you been to the
dog's face?
Mrs. Plainsmlth: It's a new wrinkle
eradlcator. I thought I'd try It on
Hector and If it did him any good
I'd use It myself.
The Right Place.
"You have entirely too many dashes
instead of proper punctuation marks
in this sentence. Here you have It
after this phrase: 'The man made a
break from jail—'
"But, teacher, that's Just where the
dash came."
The Combination.
"I know a combination which you
may always take it for granted Is bent
on mischief."
"What combination is that?"
"A small boy and a pin."
My Luck.
If money grew on iro«s.
I would not be well-heeled
For some would own patch of woods.
And I a barren field.
Personal Preference.
"Hnve yon given up the idea of sub
dividing the farm into town lots?"
"For the present," answered Farm
er Corntossei. "My boy Josh and I
couldn't quite agree. He didn't see
the sense of providing sites for any
public buildings except motion picture
theaters." '. ?-.-.•
An Annoyance.
're comes Green 1 Let's keep out
Of his way. I don't want to see him."
"What's the matter? 1 thought you
were the best of friends?"
"We are. But his wife's away and
mine isn't, and If he sees me he'll
want me to go somewhere with him."
I She Calls No More.
"Mrs. Newcomb, you're an artist,
aren't you?"
"Why, no, child. What makes you
think that?"
"Why, last time you called, after
you went, I heard mamma say: Til
bet that woman paints."
"So your daughter Is musical?"
"Is she going In for classical
"No. Jazzical."
Would B$ Silent.
Some people deem it policy
To think before they speak.
If some other men did likewise
They'd be silent for week.
Force of Habit.
"Did you notice how narrowly tko
detective who passed your house no
ticed the vine on the front?"
"I suppose he saw it was a porch
The Future.
"How are they going to deal with
the thieves who steal airplanes?"
"I suppose the fly cops will hnat
them down with moon-dojpi."
Uooa meciiuirioi
The journal of the American Medl
ni Association recommends a laxa
dve fruit cake made of equal parts
»f senna leaves, figs. dates,
prunes, and raisins. It does not
natter much whether the Ingred
ients he weighed or measured, aa er
ict proportioning Is not essential. The
lose Is one slice, large or small, ao
wording to the requirements of the In
TIIET513 is one building more
than another in London which
has suffered through the vicissi
of time It is the church of
St. Bartholomew the Great In Smith
Held. If there is one charitable in
stitution which through long centuries
has ministered to the needs of the suf
fering poor it Is St. Bartholomew's
hospital, hard by, writes Krnest ii.
Rami in the Boston Transcript.
Church and hospital are insepara
ble in their history and associations.
They stand together today close to the
great meat market, of tlie metropolis,
where in ancient times, on the
"smooth-field" (Smithfield), tourna
ments were held, where the dagger of
Walworth struck down Jack Cade,
and where martyrs passed "through
the gate of fire" for conscience' sake,
the while the cruel and implacable
heads of the church looked on at their
The history of the hospital has just
been told in two sumptuous volumes
by Sir Norman Moore, one of its most
famous physicians, and this must he
our excuse for rediscovering one of
tlie most fascinating corners of an
cient London.
Rahere's Divine Vision.
It is of the church that one must
speak first if we are to hnve a clear
cut understanding of all that is con
veyed by the magic word "Bart's."
For the noble charity of which Sir
Norman Moore discourses so eloquent
ly was originally only a part of the
larger scheme of the Immense church
of St. Bartholomew the Great, with
Its college of canons of tho Order of
St. Augustine, popularly known as tlie
Black Canons from the color of their
distinctive hood.
Carry your mind back to the days
when Henry I ruled England. At
tendant on Ills court was a favorite
named Habere, who, touched with tlie
religious enthusiasm of the day, deter
mined on a pilgrimage to Rome, hy
tills act of penitence hoping to obtain
complete forgiveness of his sins. Af
ter much toil he reached tlie city and
duly bewailed his sins but before
long he fell sick, and feeling that ills
end was nigh he vowed that should
he recover he would build a hospital
for the healing of the poor.
One night on his way home, he
dreamed that he found himself on the
edge of a deep and dreadful pit, into
which he feared to fall, when suddenly
St. Bartholomew appeared to him and
promised that If he would build a
church In Smithfield he should have
help. Rohere promised, and when he
awoke he felt that tills was indeed a
divine vision, and that he must obey
the behest of the blessed saint. So
when, after much trouble, he obtained
from the king a grant of land tn
Smithfield he set to work to carry out
the two-fold task of piety, to build a
hospital for the poor and nearby a
Thus arose the hospital of St. Bar
tholomew and tiie church. Of the lat
ter, Habere became the first prior
but which was completed lirst cannot
be decided, though it appears ihnt but
a short space of time separated the
two. This was in the year 112H. and
ever since, for nearly 800 years, the
hospital has continued to carry out
the objects of Its founder.
Beautiful Tomb of the Founder.
When Rahere died in I'M'! he was
hurled on the north side of the sanctu
ary, the customary position for a
founder, and his grnve and toinb have
been preserved to Ibis day. The beau
tiful tomb is probably the oldest in
England, for it has endured undese
crated for eight "centuries.
Bit by bit the great church was
completed. It drew immense revenues
from the three days' fair held at the
Feast of St. Bartholomew, the charter
for which Rahere had obtained ten
years before his death, and to this
festival of trade came merchants from
Flanders and Italy, clothiers from
parts of England, showmen from ev
erywhere. In time it outlived its use
fulness and became notorious as an
annual saturnalia, until it was abol
ished in 1855.
It is In the church, however, that
our interest centers—a generous ec
clesiastical pile whose very magnifi
cence would have saved it from any
hand less destructive than that of
Henry VIII. The king pulled down
the nave, and only the bases of some
of the columns are to be found in the
church yard today. He built up a
western wall to make tlie choir serve
Pets of tlie Famous.
Goethe and Emperor Tiberias were
Jevoted to tame serpents.' Ricliter
•pbs fond of a huge spider. Rembrandt
\ad a favorite ape. Cardinal Mazarin
I pet monkey and the great Richelieu
preferred a cr-Jlectlnn of cats.
Cactus the Compass of the Desert.
The fishhook cactus Is the compass
of the desert for It always points to
the south.—New Iork Tribunsu
Tjmb of Prior Hahera
as a parish church. All the rest of
the buildings he grim ted to Sir Rich
ard Rich, iind the ground was speed
ily covered with the residences of
great people. These have now given
place to factories, hut the curious
windings of Bartholomew Close show
where the canons dwelt. In 1628 the
present lower was built, when the cen
tral tower had to lie pulled down, as
the heavy central Norman towers
often had to be.
Where Franklin Set Type.
The crypt was turned into coal and
wine cellars. In the north transept
a blacksmith's forge was set up, and
tho smoke from his fire can be seen
on the blackened walls to this day.
Part of the triforium was turned into
a Nonconformist Sunday school, and
another part served as a lace and
fringe factory. In the Lady chapel, a
printer set up in business, and here
Benjamin Franklin set type during
his first visit in London.
Another part of tho church was
t.ur.ied info stables. Desecration such
as this went on until 50 years ago^
when a process of restoration began,
and has continued until now, reverent
ly and carefully, so that as one stands
in the ancient building today it is
easy to pass backwards through tho
centuries and imagine oneself in tlia
presence of Rahere himself, superin
tending the early stages of his noble
International Horse Exhibit at Lon
don, England, Said to Be Entitled
to That Distinction.,..
The world's most costly show* is the
international horse show, which, after
a lapse during Ihe war years, was
resumed ibis season. It is held at
the Olyinpiu, London, England, and
those who have seen it say It is a
magnificent spectacle, equal to tho
splendid pageants of ancient Rome
and Greece. This is largely due to
the high standard set by Lord Lons
dale when he Inaugurated the show
fourteen years ago. He then made up
his mind to eclipse anything of the
kind ever aftcninted before, and he
succeeded. The huge hall was trans
formed Into a gigantic bower of roses
banked with costliest exotics and
draped in silk. Nothing more beauti
ful had ever been seen in London.
About thirty thousand pounds ($150.
(XX)) was spent by him before ever
the doors were open but he got it all
hack, and more, in entrance money
for ihe public, quick to appreciate 9
good tiling. Hocked to Olympia in such
mult it odes thai even that huge build
ing could not contain them, and more
than twenty thousand people were
turned away from the doors during
the ton days (he show lasted.
When "Fools Rush In."
There's a dramatic touch in tlie dnp.1
lng rashness of juvenile ignorance.
The old proverb that "fools rush in
where angels fear to tread" applies
without reservations to the class.
There are limes when these daring
spirits accomplish great things. There
are other cases when they IIy into the
teeth of certain defeat and humiliat
ing disaster. Still, it's the only way
they will learn. When you can't tell a
fellow anything tlie only thing left Is
to let him gel the bumps he's aching
for. The medicine is rather rough- and
the awakening rude, still it Is the best
one can do under the circumstances.
The really fresh have to' be ripened
and the maturing process is not always
a matter of adornment or added at
traclivenessns So let the fellow piny
the hero If lie must. In his interest
you will stand by with first aid to be
ready "when a feller needs a friend."
Presence of Fish Revealed.
Fish, when they swim, make a
noise, and this can be detected by the
telephone. Norwegian fishermen, it is
said, have taken advantage of that
fact Io devise an arrangement to as
sist ihem in detecting and. locating
fish at-considcrable depths. They low
er a microphone by means of a wire
from their boat into the water, the
oiher end of the wire being connected
with a telephone receiver on the boat.
As the latter slowly proceeds on her
course in search of a haul an operator
keeps the receiver of the telephone to
Ills ear. and nice he has learned his
task he can tell instantly when a
of tisii i&Jieing approached.
Founding of St. Louis.
St Louis was founded February 14.
1764. by Pierre Laclede-Llguest nnd
Auguste Chouteau, sailing from New
Orleans. It remained a fur trading
post until tlie Louisiana purchase In
"M" SSffe
Soda Imports.
About 900,000 tons of nitrate of soda
are imported to the United States
from Chile annually.

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