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Which “Old Faithful” HEMLOCK BOOK shall we send YOU? They are all profitable reading if you intend building ANY THING from a chicken coop to a dwelling house. These books will tell you about the “Old Faithful** HEM LOCK, the economical lumber, and will give you many valu able building hints, besides. Each one contains a coupon good fora set of FREE PLANS. Write “The Hemlock Manufacturer*," Oshkosh, Wis., for the book you want. When it comes, hringthe coupon which you'll find in the book, to us and get the plans free with our compliments . EASTMAN LtMBER CO. Lumber, Plaster, Cement, Posts, Poles, Shingles, Roofing. Everything that should be carried by a first class lumber yard. Mineral Point MINERAL POINT OF TODAY NO I ES HY THE DEMOCUA S *S NEWS GAT HEKF.W Ellsworth Harris and sister Pearl, Mr and Mrs Gus Torguson motored to Waterloo and Cedar Falls, lowa, for a visit with friends. Mrs W. W. King of Darlington re turned to her home Saturday, after a visit with her sister Mrs Ella Sims. Mr and Mrs Walter Harris and son Charles and Mrs John Marr left Friday to visit their sister at Rockford. Mr and Mrs Earl Pilling spent the week end with friends at Janesville. Mrs John Gorgen, Sr. returned last week from a visit with her sister Mrs Kate Jackson at Milwaukee, who is re covering from her recent illness. Bud Paradis returned Thursday from a visit with his uncle* John and Charles Fawcett at Beloit. Miss Magdalene Finkelmeyer and Miss Mary Clark returned Thursday from a visit in Milwaukee. Mr and Mrs John E. Norris visited with friends at Dodgeville recently. E. Y. Hutchison, A. F. Bishop, Jr., and E. G. Penhallegon attended the lowa County Bankers Association meeting at Dodgeville Wednesday. Mr and Mrs Harry Padon and son returned last week from a visit with Mrs Padon's parents at Stoughton. Mr and Mrs R R )berts and daughter returned to their home at Marcus, lowa, last week. Mr and Mrs John Sullivan visited For of All Kinds V. For sloping roofs on cottages, mansions or public buildings, Neponset Twin Shingles (red and green) make as handsome and durable a rctof as it is pos sible to find anywhere —and they are economical. NepdnseT TWIN SHINGLES (Patent applied for) are made of felt, asphalt and crushed rock five layers, six processes which build them up into one thick, solid, insepar able mass, impervious to rain and heat, unaffected by sparks and flying embers. Before you build or repair, learn more about Neponset Twin • They are called “The Roofing Development of the Twentieth Century.” Come in today and see them. MINERAL POINT LUMBER CO. “Quality” ’Phone 72 G. E. Martin. Mgr. “Service” Miss Nellie Sullivan at Ridgeway last Tuesday. Miss Anita Rupp returned last week from a visit with Miss Blanche Dolan at Highland. Miss Ana McMahm has returned to her home at Ridgeway, after a two weeks’ visit with her sister Miss Ellen McMahon. The Ca'holic Knights branch 209, gave a dancing party at St Mary’s hall Thursday evening. Keyes’ orches tra furnished the music. Avery pleas ant social time is reported. Mr and Mrs Joseph Cox and child and Miss Oliver of Beloit spent last week with Mr Cox’s parents, Mr and Mrs George G. Cox. Mrs S. C. Nauimn returned Friday from Freeport accompanied by Mrs S. S. Sorry of that city, who will! visit here. Mr are Mrs Moses Paradis and fami ly are now residing in the northern part of the city, in the home they re cently purchased from Mr John Brewer. Mias Elizabeth Moiling returned to Chicago Thursday. Mr and Mrs Henry Brady and two children of Pearl City, 111., have re turned to their home, after a visit with Mr and Mrs S C. Nauman. C. W. Reynolds returned to Chicago Monday. Mrs Ira R ynolds, who spent the week here, returned there with him. Mr and Mrs S C. Ross and Miss M ickav a id Mrs Charles R > s m tored to Dubuque Friday to visit friends THE DEMOCRAT, MINERAL POINT. WISCONSIN. Miss Lydia Stephens, who was visit ing there, returned home with them. Mr and Mrs Frank Htberlin and son of Fennimore 4peut over Sunday here with her parents, Mr and Mrs John Gurgen, Sr. i At half past four o’clock Saturday morning. September 22, 1917, our citizens were awakened by the bugle call summoning fifteen of our boys together for the trip to Dodgeville to take the train for Camp Grant at Rockford, there (o go in training witn the U. S. A. Fifteen minutes after, the call about twenty-five autos were in line on High street with the bdys, some of their relatives and friends, twenty-one members of the Mineral Point Band, and Fred Opie bearing a beautiful fourteen foot flag. After the Band played the “Glorificat : on March” and “On Wisconsin” they proceeded to Dodgeviile through the crisp morning a ; r while the stars were still shining. Arrived at Dodgeville they formed in line with sixty-three other young men ■of lowa county and marched to the Illinois Central depot to the music of the Mineral Point and Dodgeville Bands. At the depot, before departing, our boys expressed the wish to take the beautiful flag with them in memoiy of home and Mineral Poirft and the re quest was granted. The flag and soldier boys departed amid cheers and G9d speed from the multitude that that accompanied them to the train. All honor to the boys and the flag. JONESDALE By Lucile Harris. Jack Gore left Saturday for an in definite stay at Steward. James Harris and Frank Duncan had business at Dodgeville Monday. Misses Monica and Bessie Burns and Evalena and Cecelia Ley of Dodgeville spent the week end with their parents here. Jake Luxem had business at Dodge ville Saturday. Will Jones spent from Saturday until Monday at Madison. A number from here autoed to the Wright Bungalow at Spring Green Sunday. Mrs Francis Frank and child were callers at Hollaudale Wednesday. .Jack Burns left Sunday for Dodge ville. where he has secured a position. Eight carload of stock were shipped from here to Chicago Tuesday. Mrs Jake Luxem and Mrs Robert Gardner spent Wednesday at Dodge ville. Willis Harris was a Dodgeville caller Thursday. George Humbert had business at Dodgeville Thursday. Ed. Ley, James and Harry Denil were Mineral Point callers Tuesday night. Mrs Volney Whitford was a Dodge ville caller Wednesday. Miss Ellen Gilbertson returned to her home in Hollandale Wednesday, after a visit near here. Mrs Charles Buckingham was a caller at Dodgeville Wednesday. Roy Peters and Arthur Roath and Cos left for Dodgeville Wednesday, after a stay of four weeks here. Mr and Mrs John Beckius of Union Mills are spending a few days at the John and Peter Weier homes. Frank Duncan, John Ley and Will Harris were callers at Dodgeville Thursday. Mr and Mrs James Jackson and family spent Saturday at Mineral Point. Ed. PenhalJegon of Mineral Point was here on business Tuesday. L>le Kramer spent a few days in Milwaukee last week. KARLEN’S PUBLIC AUCTION Three and one-half miles northwest of j Calamine, and 8 miles south of Mineral , Point, on Friday, September 28, 1917. j I have traded my farm of 360 acres , for 140 acres and am compelled to dis pose of my entire herd of dairy cattle. These cows are high grade Holsteins and Brown Swiss. I have been many j years breeding what I think is one of | the best herd of milk cows in the county. 68 Cows. Twenty to freshen in O tober and November, five two year-old heifers, fourteen one-year-old dieifers, four pure bred brQwn Swiss bulls, two eleven-month-old bulls, one six-month old bull and the herd bull. Sale to commence at 1 p. m. Terms of sale, cash or one year’s time on bankable paper at 6 per cent interest. J. G. KARLEN. F. E. Davisson, Auctionejr, M. J. 'Cavanaugh, Clerk. Read the want ad vs. on page 8. LEGAL NOTICES T. M. Priestley, Attorney NOTICE OP HEARING PET.TION FOR GUARDIAN. of Wisconsin, lowa County. Notice is hereby given that at the special term of the County Court to be held in and for said county, at the Court House in the City of Dodgeville, in said county, on the 4th Tuesday (being the 23rd day) of October A. D, 1917, at ten o’clock a. m , the following matter will be heard and considered. The verified petition of Dofa Mitchell for the appointment of a guardian lor John Mitchell of Mineral Point, lowa County, Wisconsin, alleged to be mentally incompetent to have the charge and management af his property. Dated September 22,1917. By order of the Court, Aldlo Jenks, County Judge. To John Mitchell and his heirs presumptive. (Official Publication; *,. ■; v . REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE IOWA COUNTY BANK LOCATED AT MINERAL POINT, WISCONSIN pursuant to call by the Commissioner of Banking: at the close of business on the 11th day of September, 1917. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts S 955,145 88 Overdrafts 5,015 64 Bonds...>. 80,900 00 Banking house . 20,000 00 Furniture and fixtures .. .. 3,021 50 Due from approved reserve banks 393,834 M Checks on other banks and cash items.... .... *. . ... 6,307 50 Exchanges for clearing house 5.085 04 Cash on hand . . 17,114 07 Total 1,486,492 06 WANTED — === —— ====== 2r: Girls and women to finish Bradley sweaters, caps, scarfs, etc. Good paying, permanent positions. Light work in bright, airy workrooms. Saturday half holiday. We maintain a boarding house under the supervision ol a competent matron. Rates very reasonable. * Write, phone or come direct. Bradley Knitting Company DELAY AN, WISCONSIN BARGAINS: mmb——nrrr One New Studebaker Six AX COST! One 1914 Studebaker Four IN FI RSX CLASS SHAPE Eight-Horse Power Fairbanks • Morse Engine 5-pass. Ford, over-hauided; in good,condition G. L. COWLEY & CO. Forestalling a “Touch.” Employer —‘ Do you save any of your salary, Jimmie?” Office Boy— “ Yes, sir, but I never lend money to nobody.” ? The bovs favorite ■Mp* Its Easiest/ I^MICIO^BLACK-WHITE TAKjQC f ot| SHOE POLISHES RP.OALLCY CO. OP NEW YORK INC. OOPPAt-O, N-V.\ i State of Wisconsin, County of lowa —ss. I, E. Y. Hutchison, cashier, of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the foregoing statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. E. Y. Hutchison. Cashier. Correct: Attest: James W. Hutchison, * Josiah Lanyon, Directors. ✓ Subscribed and sworn to before me this 17th day of September, 1917. (Notarial Seal.) Elizabeth Kinn, Notary public, lowa County, Wis. My Commission expires May 16.192 U. LI ABILITIES. Capital stook paid in $ 60,000 (X) Surplus fund 50,000 00 i Undivided profits 14,452 71 Individual deposits subject to check 650,763 59 Time certificates of deposit 615,239 51 Savings deposits . . 91,662 02 Cashier’s checks outstanding 4,374 23 Total $1,486,492 06 ✓ The Easiest Way, ' “She determined to be boss of the house, but he was pretty strong-willed himself.” “How’d she manage it?” “Became his cook instead of ids wife.” THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. 1217. LF.QAL NOTICES Fiedler and.fi kd jri ./tb re s. order on hearing rtrracs fob conveyance. County Court. In the matter of the estate of Peter A. Collins, deceased. On reading and filing the retition of Leo James Collins representing that Peter A. Col lins, deceased, in his lifetime by his contract in writing agreed to sell and convey to the peti tioner certain real estate therein described, up on the terms and conditions therein stated, that he has fully performed said conditions and paid the purchase money for said real estate, and is now’ entitled to a conveyance thereof: and praying that the administratrix of the estate of said Peter A. Collins, deceased, be authorized and directed to convey the same to him. It is ordered. That said petition be heard at a special term of said County Court, to be i.eld in and for said County, at the Court House in the city of Dodgeville, on the third Tuesday, (being the 16th day) of October, A. D, 1917, at ten o’clock a. m. It is further ordered. That notice of the pen dency of such petition, and of the time and place ot he ring the same, be published at least three successive weeks before the day fixed for such hearing in the lowa County Democrat, a weekly newspaper published at the city of Min • eral Point, in said County, and that the last publication be not more than ten days before the day so fixed. Dated this 18th day of September, 1917. By the Court, Aldro Jenks, County Judge. T. M. Priestley Attorney. NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION FOR GUARDIAN. gTATE of Wisconsin, lowa County. Notice is hereby given that at the special term of the County Court to be held in and for said county, at the Court house in the city of DodgevMe, in said county, on the 3rd Tuesday (being the 16th day) of October A. D. 1917, at ten o’chxdt a. ra , the following matter will be heard and considered. The verified petition of C. J. Peters for the appointment of a guardian for Lavina Peters of Mineral Point, lowa County Wisccnsin, alleged to be mentally incompetent to have the charge and management of her property. Dated September 18th, 1917. By orde. - of the Court, Aldro Jenks, Judge. To Heirs Presumptive of Lavinia Peters and Laviuia Peters. Fiedler and Fiedler. Attorneys. NOTICE TO PROVE WILL AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS. OTATE of Wisconsin, County Court, lowa County, In Probate. In re estate of Mary A. Stude, deceased. Notice is hereby given, That at the regular term of said court to be held on the first Tuesday of October, A. D. 1917, at the court house in the city of Dodgeville, county of lowa and statue of Wisconsin, there will be heard and considered, the application of Charles Stude to admit to probate the last Will and Testa ment of Mary A. Stude, late of the city of Min eral Point in said county, deceased, and for the appointment of an executor. Notice is hereby further given. That at the regular term of said court to be held at said court house, on the first Tuesday of February, A. D. 1918, there will be heard, considered and ad justed, all claims against said Mary A. Stude deceased; And no ice is hereby further given, That all such claims for examination and allowance must be presented to said county court at the Court House in the city of Dodgeville, in said county, and state, on or before the 11th day of January, A. D., 1918, or be barred. Dated September 11th 1917. By the Court, Aldro Jenks, Judge. NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE ON EXECUTION. VTOTICE is hereby given that by virtue of an ■L* execution issued out of the Circuit court of lowa county Wisconsin on a judgment rendered in said court on the l.th day of June A. D. 1915, in favor of the plaintiff and against the defend ant and wherein Hosella Boss is plaintiff and. Leslie A. Ross is defendant for the sum of twenty one thousmd, two hundred seventy nine do lars and thirty two cents (521279.32); and by virtue of an execution issued t>n a judgment rendered in the county court of lowa county, Wisconsin on the 14th day of November A. D. 1916 in an action therein Leslie A. Ross is plaintiff and the estate of Elizabeth Ross, de ceased, is defendant in fayor of the defendant and aga ust the plaintiff for the sum of four hundred twenty three dollars and fifty seven cents ($123.57) I, the undersigned sheriff of lowa county did on the 28th day of August A. D. 1917, levy upon the following described Real Estate belonging to the judgment debtor and situated in the county of lowa and state of Wis consin and particularly described as follows to wit: 1. Commencing thirty-five feet north from the southeast corner of said lot six (6) running thence west ninety-five feet, thence north one hundred feet o Maiden afreet, thence east nine t\ -ftye f* ♦ t to northeast corner of said lot six (6), thence south one hundred feet to the point of beginning in Strong’s Addition to Mineral PomL lowa county. Wisconsin, subject how ever, " a life estate in said premises in favor of Alexander Ross. 2. All that part of lot number one hundred eleven (111) in Vliet's survey of the city of Min eral Point, county, Wisconsin, commenc ing at the north west comer of said lot one hun dred eleven, southerly along easterly line of Commerce street thirty-seven feet eight inches, them e easterly one hundred and fifty feet to the easterly line of said lot 111, thence northerly on the easterly line of said lot 111 thirty-seven feet, eight inches to the northeast corner of said lot, thence westerly one hundred fifty feet to Commerce street, the place of begin ning. Also six (6) feet of said lot number one hundred eleven in VII ts Survey as follows: Commencing in the easterly line of Commerce street twenty-six feet and four inches northerly from the southwest corner of said lot, thence northerly along Commerce street six (6) feet, thence easterly one hundred fifty feet to the east line of said lot 111, then ;e southerly in the east erly line of said lot 111, six feet, thence westerly one hundred fifty feet to Commerce street, the place of beg-nning. 3. The southeast quarter of the southwest quarter; the northeast quarter of the south west quarter and the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section four (4) and the west half of the northeast quarter; and the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section nine (9) all in town four (4) range four (4) in lowa cjunty. Wisconsin. 4. Also seventy-six and two thirds acres in lowa county, Wisconsin, to wit: The north half of the southwest quarter of section number ten (lb) in township numl>er four (4) north of range i umber tour (4) 'oast, save and except three and one fourth (3 %) acres hen to fore deeded to Thomas Gallagher. 5. The west half of the southwest quarter of section seven (7) town four* (4) range four (4; containing fifty-four and ninety-eight hun dredths (54.98), acres; the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section number seven (7) town four (4) range four (4) east; and the east half of the southeast quarter of section number (12) town four (4) range three (3): and the south half of the northeast quarter of section number twelve (12) town four (4) range three (3) east, containing in all two hundred fifty-lour and ninety-eight hundredths (254.98) acres in lowa county, Wisconsin. . Als th 2 south eight and one-half (8%) acres of the we t half of the noithwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section number four (4; north of range number four (4) ! east, commencing at the southwest corner of r the northwest quarter of the southeast quar ter of said section, thence north on the quarter section line eight and one-half chains, then east ten chains, thence south eight and one-half chains, thence w> st on the forty line ten chains to the place of beginning, lituated in lowa i county, Wisconsin. Notice is further given that on the 27th day ,of Oct ber % A. D. 1917, atone oclock in the after noon • f said day, at the front door of the lowa County Bank in the city of Mineral Point in * lowa county, Wisconsin, I, the undersigned sheriff of said county will offer and expose for sale ands ll to the highest and best bidder or bidders for cash all of the right title and inter est of the judgment debtor in and to the real estate herein before described to satisfy said judgment, costs interest, and costs of sale. Dated August 29, A. D. 1917. C. C. Warn, Sheriff, By R. M. Hillary, Deputy Sheriff Fiedler & Fiedler Attorneys for Judgment Creditors. FARM for sale 280 Acres in Good Dairy District in Lafayette County. Inquire of JAMES TIERNEY, Darlington, Wis.