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MONDAY, APRIL 3, 191*
Fined for Killing Bluebird.
POfOT MADISON, April 3.—Fort
Madison city authorities are striving
to protect the birds In the olty. So
when Elmer Ruget, fourteen years
old, killed a bluebird he was haled
Into the mayor's court and fined $5
and costs. Anybody else caught kill
ing birds will be fined, the city
authorities have announced.
Paul Gllmore, Jr., Killed.
DUBUQU®, April 8.—(Paul Gilmore,
Jr., son of Paul Gilmore the actor,
and grandson of A. A. Cooper, mil
lionaire wagon manufacturer, died
here Saturday as the result of in
juries sustained Friday afternoon
when he was struck .by an Illinois
Central train near here. An opera
tion was performed on young Gllmore,
who was seventeen years old. In an
effort to sav« his life.
Memphis Bond Issue.
ME3MHHJS, Mo., April 3.—The
boald of aldermen of Memphis, has
passed an ordinance authorizing the
$26,000 bond Issue voted by the citi
zens of Memphis at the special elec
tion held February 28, last.
"Baby Bandits" Captured.
WASHINGTON, Iowa, April 3—
FVur youthful burglars who operated
In the neighborhood of Ainsworth,
were rounded up after half a day's
work by a posse made up of most of
the men In the community. Some
articles of silverware and some tools
were found hidden in a pile of railroad
ties near which tl?e boys were captur
ed after cooking a dinner consisting
of stolen chicken.
The boys gave their names to Sher
iff McCarty as follows: Oscar Lash
ley, 109 Chestnut street, Barnesville,
Ohio: SCarley Brlston, Barnesville,
Ohio John Meyers, care of Ross Hig
gles, Mt. Vernon, Ohio John Long,
816 College avenue, Topeka, Kansas.
They are all in their teens and ap
parently had only begun their career
of crime.
Throws Wiater on Hot Furnaee Fire.
PORT DODO®, April 3.—Mrs. Har
vey Stark is suffering from severe
burns resulting from her efforts to
cool the furnace fire. Fearing that
the furnace was hot enough to set
fire to the chimney, Mrs. Stark took
a large pall of oold water and dashed
it over the red hot coals. Clouds of
burning steam enveloped her, scald
ing her hands, arms, neck and face.
She luckily escaped with her eye
sight and It is hoped that the burns
on her face will not leave a scar.
Boys' Baby Beef Contest.
MOUNT PUEJASANT, April 3.—
With co-operation as their slogan,
fourteen Henry county boys, have en
tered In the boys' baby beef contest,
and formed the first co-operative
boys' baby beef organization in the
state.
By thus cooperating, they will gain
IOWA FARMER MAY
HAVE SOIL TESTED
April 14 la Time Set Apart by Exten
sion Bureau at Ames for TMs
Test
If any fanner in Iowa Is uncertain
whether his soli la acid or not, he will
have special opportunity to And out on
"Soil Acidity Day," April 14. just an
nounced by the Iowa Agricultural Ex
periment station at AmeB. On that day
all the soil laboratories at Iowa State
college will be set at work testing soil
samples sent In for examination. The
results will be Bent out immediately
thereafter to all concerned.
Iowa's soils are more generally acid
than is commonly supposed and that is
one reason why It is so often difficult
to get stands of clover and alfalfa.
They will not grow in our soil. In
the past year or two the soils section
of the Experiment station has examin
ed many hundreds of samples of soil
QUICK RELIEF FROM
Get Dr. Edwards'
Olive Tablets
That Is the Joyful tar
tr. Bdwards produoed Ollv® Tablats, the
substitute fbr calomel.
Dr. Edwards, a practicing: physician for
17 years and oalomel's old-time enamy,
discovered the formula for Olive Tablets
while treating patients for ohronio consti
pation and torpid livers.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets do not con
tain ealarqel. bat a healing. Booth Ins r»p
table laxative.
No griping la the "keynote" of tjiesellt
lle sugar-coated, olive-colored tablet*. They
cause the bowels and liver to act normally.
They never force them to unnatural action.
If you have a "dark brown mouth" now
and then—a bad breath—a dull, tired feel
Ins—sick headache—torpid liver and ate
constipated, you'll And quick, *ure ana only
pleasant results from one or two little Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets at bedtime.
Thousands take one or two every night
last to keep right. Try them. 10c and 25a
per box. All druggists.
The Ottre Tablet Company, Gohnnboa. G»
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TRI-STATE NEWS
Bvanffaliaal Conferenoe.
UJMBHMIUnOWK, April 8.—Dm
Moines ltu bMB obosen as the meet
Ins place for tie 1*17 conference
session of the Des Moines district of
the United Brangelleal church. Rev.
j. G. Walz wu re-elected presiding
eider and the two elders were sta
tioned aa laat year, Walt In charge
of the Cedar Rapids district and Rev.
j. Aoraober of the Dei Moines dis
trict.
i,. Woman Found Dead.
HBENAJNiDOAlH, April 3.—When
members of the family called Miss
mnrnnn Wilson they received no re
sponse. Upon entering her room they
found her (body lying aoross the bed.
Miss Wilson had been ill for sev
eral months. She Is survived by her
mother, two (brothers and four sisters.
the advantage of reduced freight rates
when they ship thair sitae steerB to
Des Moines to the state fair, where
winners in the contest will be decid
ed. The boys then intend to Bhip
their stock back to Henry county,
where they will exhibit them at the
Henry county colt and calf show in
October.
Finally they will ship them to the
international stock show at Chicago,
exhibit t'flem there and then market
them as one consignment to the high
est bidder.
Near Death by Drowning.
MBMiPIHIIS, Mo., April 3.—(Hugh
Crook, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Orook west of Memphis, narrowly
escaped drowning while crossing the
bottom west of the button factory.
The 'neavy rains put the creek out
of banks and the current swept Mr.
Crook's buggy off the grade and bug
gy, team and driver were lodged in a
wire fence in water four or five feet
in depth. Mr. Crook was unable to
extricate himself without help. A. F.
Hfbhett, who lives west of the creek,
saw his predicament and notified the
button faotory. Marshal Stanton re
sponded to the call for assistance and
waded into the water and helped re
lease Mr. Crook and also get his team
and buggy back on the roadtbed.
The early arrival of help no doubt
saved Mr. Crook from death from ex
posure if not by drowning.
"Wild Man" In Jail.
FOiRT DODGE, April 3.—Oliver
Brlcker, Hamilton county's "wild
man," 1b in jail here under Indictment
for alleged larceny and arson. Brlck
er, however, will also appear as com
plaining witness against LJoyd Ritch
ie, indicted on a charge of attempted
murder.
Bricker, who lived In a cave In the
hills near Yell township, was shot
while prowling about the Ritchie
house one night. Ritchie claims he
thought Bricker was trying to steal
his chickens.
Daughters of 1812 Elect.
COUNCIL BHjU'FFIS, April 3.—At
the annual meeting of the National
Society of United Daughters of 18.1?,
held In this city, officers and direc
tors were elected to fill vacancies as
follows: Second vice president. Miss
Charlotte E. MiaoFlynn, Burlington
fourth vice president. Miss Harriet
Lake, Independence directors, Mrs.
Frisbee, Sheldon Mrs. Fuller, West
Union Mrs. Russell, Des Moines
Mrs. Frlck, Dubuque Mrs. Reeves,
Newton. Mrs. Robert J. Johnson of
Humbolt, Is president of the organ
ization.
Condemns Armory Building.
MUSCATINE, April 3.—An unex
pected visit by the Iowa state armory
board paid to Muscatine, was followed
by the condemning of the new local
$60,000 armory building, specially
erected for the purpose of the battery,
The board will recommend that un
less Muscatine builds or provides a
building here that is more adequate
than the one at present, the battery
be transferred elsewhere.
Fighting Scale In Missouri.
HDTN1A, Mo., April 3. County
Agent F. E. Longmlre, in connection
with T. J. Talbert extension entomol
ogist and horticulturist from the Uni
versity of Missouri, Is holding a num
ber of demonstrations spraying for
San Jose scale and giving pruning
demonstrations. Sprays were applied
to several demonstrating orchards
last fall, in each of which was left
two checked trees to show the value
of the spray on the San Jose scale.
The difference Is very noticeable and
shows the value of the lime sulphur
used to oontrol this scale.
for acidity and the results show that
acid conditions may be found on farms
in every part of the state. Nowhere Is
the condition beyond easy remedy, but
that remedy, says W. H. Stevenson,
bead of the soils department, needs to
be applied in the form of lime.
No charge will be made for the test®
for acidity and any Iowan may take
advantage of it. The soil sample
should be sent by parcel post to the
Soils Section, Agricultural Experiment
Station, Ames, as soon as possible and
before April 14. To take the soil sam
pies, remove the grass or other vegeta
tion from about ten different spots a
few rode apart In the field. Take sam
ples with an ordinary soli augur or a
spade to the usual plowing depth. Mix
all samples together thoroughly and
then take a pint of the mixed soil and
place it in a strong muslin sack or
box for shipment. Each sample sent
should be plainly marked with the
name of the sender and the location of
bis field.
GIFT OF $25,000 FOR
FOREIGN* MISSIONS
Latest Contribution 8wells the Fund
to One Hundred and Fifty
Thousand Dollars.
NEW YORK, April 8.—The board
of foreign missions of the Methodist
Episcopal church announced today a
gift of $26,00*, to be added to the per
manent fund for retired missionaries.
This latest gift arwella the fund to
•160,000. The name of the donor is
not given.
Read and Duly Considered.
Oarroll Herald: The Sioux City
Journal has more influence than any
other newspaper in the state with the
country press. The Journal is care
fully edited and is so conducted as to
reflect the trend of public thought on
nearly everything that engeges atten
tion. There is very little that appears
In The Journal that is not read and
duly considered.
To Be Pitied.
St. Joseph Gazette But the man
for whom we have the deepest piiy is
the one who didn't make his own lte
whan be was a boy.
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REPUBLICAN
For President of the United States.
ALBERT B. CUMMINS
Of Des Moines, Iowa
For Vice President of the United States
ELMER J. BURKETT
Of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska
WM. GRANT WEBSTER
Of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
For Party National Committeeman
(Vote for one)
JOHN T. ADAMS
Of Dufbuque. Jfrnroque Oounty
JOHN OLSON
Of Forest City, Winnebago County
For Delegates at Large to National Convention
(Vote for four)
LUTHER A. BREWER
Of Cedar Rapids, Unn County
HOWARD J. GLARE
Of Des Moines, Polk Oounty
GEORG-E W. FRENCH
Of Davenport, Scott County
WM. S. KENYON
Of Fort Dodge. Webster Oounty
For District Delegate* to National Convention
(Vote for two)
LA MONTB COWLES
Of Burlington, Des Moines County
E. R. SMITH
Of SVUrfleld, Jefferson Oounty
For Alternate Delegates st Large
to National Convention
(Vote for four)
JOHN H. DiARRAH
Of Chariton, Lucas Oounty
J. A. DEVITT
Of Oakaloosa Mahaska Oounty
J. XT. SAMMIS
Of LeMara, Plymouth Oounty
L.B. WHITNEY
Of Decorah. Wlnaeshlefc Oounty.
Far AiltsrWs DfstHot Delegates to
National Convention
(Vote for two)
DAVID J. PALMER
Of Washington. Washington Coanty
GEORGE S. TUCKER
Of Kaohmk, Lee Coanty
YES.
NO,
Cedar Township
Charleston Township^..
Denmark Townahle I
Des Motnes Township.* 9
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Number of delegates to the various oounty eonveatlone ta be keM Saturday, May
6tri, 1918, the nun*er of delegates la ke seleoted In each township end voting pre
elect aa fislloiwe:
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Of Mt Pleasant, Henry County
's Notice of Primary
DEMOCRATIC
For President of the United States.
WOODROW WILSON
Of Princeton. N. J.
For Vice President of the United Stats
ELLIOTT W. MAJOR
Of Bowline Green, Ma
For Party National Committeeman
(Vote for one)
WILBUR W. MARSH
Of Waterloo, Black Hanrk Oounty
EDWARD G. DUNN
Of Meson Olty, Cento Gordo Oounty
For Defagatee at Large to National Convention
(Vote for four)
FRANK R. WILSON
Of Sioux Olty, Woodbury County
MAURICE CONNOLLY
Of Dtkmqoa, Dubinins oounty
D.W.HAMILTON
Of Slgoarney, Keokak Ootmty
J. J. HUGHJBH
filar Alternate Detegstee at Largs
to National Convention
(Vote .or four)'
MICHAEL F. CRONIN
Of (Muscatine, ICuaoattaie County
H.L. EXLBY
Of Darby Lnoas County
GORDON HAYES
Of Bad Okk. Mootgomory County
H. PIERCE
Of lihm Own, Banna VMa Oraaty
PARLEY SHELDON
Of inH, fltoay Ooaaty
SAM SWIFT
Of
J0CSN F. WEBBER
Of Oil maws, W—eDo Omr
Per AMarnate OMMat Osfsgartas «e
WsMwiil OsnwsH+ton
(Vote tor tssa)
W. a GRIMES
Of Wapello, Louisa Oonaty
J. A. JOHNSON
Shall the district Jelegates to the national convention be in
structed by the vote of the state at large-?
Of Bonaparte, Vmn Passu County
Democratic.
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Franklin ProL, Fran1hi TwR.^. 2
Oreen Bay Township 0
Harrison Township S
Jaoksos Townatitp, 1st Pro*..—- 9
Jfcokaoa Townahip MFHi.... I
Jackson Township, Srd Pre*. 6
Jackson Township, 4th Prct——. 4
jaokeon Township, 6th Prct—.. 6
Jackson Township, 6th 5
Jaoksoa Township. 7th Prat. 5
Jackson Township, Outside....... 8
Jefferson Township 2
Madison Township, 1st PVet. 2
Madison Townsnip, Snd ProL... 2
(Madison Township, Srd Prot.... 3
Madison Township, 4th Prot.... 3
Madison Township, B. 64h P*ot 2
Madison Township, W 6th FsoL.
Marion Township 2
Montrose Township 4
Pleasant RldgB Township 2
Van Buren Township 2
'Washington Township 2
Wast Point Township 2
Progressiva.
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To be Held Monday, April 10, 1916
I, A. P. Meyer, Auditor of Lee County, Iowa, make known and give notice of having reoeived from the Secretary of State a certified list
of the following named candidates for eleotion as Party National Committeemen and delegates and alternates to the national conventions of
all political parties, regularly filed in th© office of the Secretary of State and transmitted to my office at the court house, Fort Madison. Lee
County. Iowa the said primary election to be held Monday, April 10, A. D., 1916, in the regular polling places in each precinct in the oounty,
and the polls will be open from nine o'clock a. in. to eight o'clock p. m. except in citieB where registration is required by law for the general
eleotion where the polls shall be open from seven o'clock a m. and close at eight o'clock p. m. I therefore announce the followingnainodcan
didates the names of each and all of whom is officially certified aa hereinafter given:
Of CounoH Bluffs, Potawattarule County
E. T. MB K. EDITH
Of Des Moines. Folk Obnatf
G. A MEYER
Of calmar, WInuesMsK Oounty
0. P. MYERS
Of Newton. Jasper Coun^
GEORGE STIVERS
Of Burlington, Des Mrtnas CtwatT
For District Delegates to National Convention
(Vote for two)
JOHN CRAIG
Of Keokuk, Lee County
E. K. STALL
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PROGRESSIVE
For Preeident of the United Stataa.
For Vice Preetdent of the United States
Por Party National Committeeman
(Vote for one)
J.H. WYLLIE
Ot Sisonxney Ksolsuk County.
For Oelegatee at Large to iNatftma! OosnntlM
(Vote tor two)
JOS. MISBACH
Of JUcona, Kossuth Oounty
GEO. C. WHITE
Of Nevada, Story Oounty
legatee
(vote ft* one)
L. H. AYER JR.
Of Keokak. La*
For Alternate Delays Mia at Large
ta National Convention
(Vote for two)
0. E. HAMPTON
Of Mt. fleasaat, Henry Oounty
CASPER 8CHXNK
Of Des Moines, Polk County
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OatmsMtn
(Vote
tor
one*
O. iAl gbeseka
OC at WiMsafc Usury Ckwmty
Shall the district icDetegates to tbe
strrvotad fay the voto of tbe
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affixed the seal of €he Secretary
of Mkwefa, 191&
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SOCIALIST
For Preeident of tha United
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Par Vice President of the United
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For Party National Committeeman
(Vote for one)
for Delegates at Large to fNitonal
(Vote for two)
For District Oelegafesa te Ntttaas*
tVbte tor ana)
ror Alternate Delapstss at Large
to National Convention
(Vats tar two)
p*ate AM ana)
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