J. J. Ruhs went to Des Moines on
Dr. A. L. Brooks went to Stuart on
Nels M. Nelson returned last Wed
nesday on bnsineps.
Prank Hudspeth went to Atlantic
Thursday on business.
8. W. Hemstreet aud family moved
to Atlantic last week
Joe Elwood went to Council Bluffs
last .Wednesday on business.
C. B. Elliott went to Des Moines
last Wednesday on business.
George Kellogg returned Thursday
from a business trip to Atlantic.
Lafe Rimpson arrived home Thurs
day from a business trip to Chicago.
W. W. Smith aDd Jack McCort
went to Clinton Sunday on business.
Leo Lidd of Shenandoah arrived
here last Thursday to visit relatives.
Fred Hoenke and family went to
Atlantic Thursday to visit their par
The Audubon Music Store moved
last week to the J. J. Ruhs hardware
John and Anna Johanson departed
for Clenr Lake Thursday to visit rela
,,'Mrs. Nels Morey returnej Tuesday
from a visit in Des Moines with rela
The trains on the North Western
have been quite regular during the
F. L. Ceranek, who has been work
ing in Vinton, arrived home last Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bilharz enter
tained Thursday evening for Dr. Pease
Charles Reynoldsreturned Saturday
from Rochester where he bad been for
John Wagner and family, who went
to California last fall,returned to Au
E. J. Hansen of Harlan arrived here
Thursday to visit his daughter, Mrs,
Grace Jennings, who was quite lame
from a fall on the sidewalk, is able to
-get around now.
Mrs. C. G. Gaffln of Guthrie Center
returned to her home last Wednesday
after a visit here.
•''.John Twist returned home Thurs
day from Chicago where he bad been
to visit relatives.
John Rienemund and wife returned
faome Tuesday from a visit in Des
Moines with relatives.
O. E. Hammock returned to Audu
bon last Wednesday having been out
©t to wn for sometime.
Mrs. Ida Paulsen and daughter of
Harlan returned to their home last
Wednesuay after a visit here.
Mr. Elmer Bryan of Chicago arrived
Thursday to operate the linotype ma
chine in the Addocate office.
Mrs. Mollie Shallow purchased the
Tunmann property laBt week
the Burnside fc Leake elevator.
Albert and S.Gray returned to their
home in Scranton last Wednesday af
ter attending to business matters here.
Mrs. Christena Yngve and child, re
turned to their home in Bayard Thurs
day after a visit with relatives here.
Mrs. Lit Collins of Atlantic, who
was up here visiting at the M. T. Fol
ey home, returned home last Wed
Mr. and Mrs. John Nash entertain
ed a party of young men Friday at
luncheon in honor of Dr. Pease of
Mrs. Mollie Shallow purchased the
E. M. Waggner property this wee*.
Mr. Waggner and children are prepar
ing to go to California the first of
Elmer Johnson and family, who
moved to South Dakota last spring,
oved back to Audubon County last
week and will live on a farm northeast
''Mre. A. A. Mitchell received a mes
sage from North Bend, Nebraska
Wednesday utating that her father
was not expected to live. She depart
ed Thursday for that place.
Almost Lost His Life
S. A. Stid of Mason, Mich*, will never
forget his terrible exposure to a meroi
less storm. "It gave me a dreadful cold,
he writes, that caused severe pains in
my chest, so it was hard for me to
breathe. A neighbor gave me several
doses of Dr. King's New Discovery
which brought great relief. The doctor
said I was on the verge of pneumonia,
but to continue with the Discovery. I
did so and two bottles completely cured
me Use only this quick, safe, reliable
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Jay Shingledecker and wife left
Tuesday for ivionte Christo, Texas
where they will make their future
S. W. Wright and Henry Ruhs re
turned last Wednesday from Omaha
where they had been with a shipment
On January 24, Mr. Christian Mack
and Miss Rosa Deist were Uaited in
marriage. Tne Journal extends con
Charles Brown aud family, who
have been here far several weeks vis
iting her parents, Chris Hahn and
wife, returned to their horns in Cana
Mrs. Rachael Graham, who as
bean here for several weeks visiting
at the borne of her sister, Mrs. Mar
ion Potter, departed last Wednesday
for Jefferson to visit her son, E. G.
J. R. Wright weat to Des Moines
last Wednesday to bring his wife home
from the hospital. She did n)t hive to
submit to another operation as was
thought she would. They returned
How Cold Affects the Kidneys
Avoid taking cold if your kidneys are
sensitive. Cold congests the kidneys,
throws too much work upon them, and
weakens their action. Serious kidney
trouble and even Bright's disease may
result. Strengthen your kidneys,get rid
of the pais and soreness, build them up
by the timely use of Foley Jney Pills
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by all dealers.
Mrs. Otto Miller visited Tuesday
afternoon at Sam Dutler's.
Rosa Dutler spent Tuesday night
with her friend, Ethel Hyde.
Miss Lottie Burns is teaching at
the Larland school this week.
The Tunmao brothers shelled corn
for Mr. James Goodwill, Thursday.
Allen Ditto purchased a fine young
span of mulee from Harrj Oliver last
James Goodwill and family, Frue
(Jolee aud family visited Sunday at
Sam Dutler and wife Jr. went to
visit their Uncle Henry and George
Belts for a week.
Rudolph Seastrom returned Mon
day from Dakota where he has been
visiting his sister tor come time.
Mrs. John Blake and Mrs. James
Burns and daughter visited Thurs
day afternoon at James Goodwill's.
Miss Hazel Bartlett went to Audu
bon last Friday evening to visit
over Sunday with relatives there.
George Belts and family visited
Wednesday and Thursday with his
sister, Mrs. A1 Pindell and family.
Arthur Christeneen and Viola
Mitchell went to Coon Rapids Satur
day to vit-it her parents over Sunday.
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O A S O I A
"Dear," said Mrs. Westcott dramat
ically to her husband as she took the
newspaper out of his hands to compel
him to give his undivided attention to
her, "we've got to entertain! That's
all there is to it!"
"Well, why have we?" demanded
"Why. I'm simply ashamed to look
our friends in the face, and actually
the Ruggleses and the Squires will
think we are stingy! They've lived
here nearly a year and I've never
even had a luncheon in all that time!
Think of it! And I receive invita
tions almost every day! But there's
one comfort—I don't go any more!
So I really don't owe a lot of people
more than the invitation myself."
Westcott listened helplessly, trying
in vain to catch a glimpse of the
headlines in the newspaper that his
wife held. "Yes," he said, in a most
desultory manner, feeling in duty
bound to make some remark in the
"Yes, that's it!" went on Mrs. West
cott. "We'll entertain! We'll do some
thing big, too! Come, help me plan!"
She beamed on him as she threw the
newspaper behind her, regardless of
its landing on the floor.
"But," remonstrated her husband,
weakly, "these big affairs are—are
rather an expense, aren't they?"
"Oh, why didn't I think of It be
fore?" Mrs. Westcott asked, ignor
ing his remark. "There, they've been
gone only two months and I've owed
them something so long! I could
have had it a week, say after they
sailed and She paused in rapt
"Why, my dear," interposed West
cott, surprised by the peculiar trend
of his wife's remarks. "You say you
wish you could have given it a week
after they sailed! I assume that you
mean the Rankins. But why a week
after they sailed? Why was that time
any better than the present?"
"Why, you see," Mrs. Westcott
gazed on him in pity for his lack of
comprehension, "you see, I could have
Westcott took a deep breath. He
looked at his wife earnestly while his
brain tried to fathom the mystery/
"You wanted to give it early so you
could invite the Rankins to come' to
it a week after they sailed! Ah, yes!
So clear—so—so—shall we call it
"Oh, bother!" Mrs. Westcott impa
tiently exclaimed. "Why can't you
understand things? I always have to
explain everything to you! If I in
vited them then they'd owe me ah irr-"
vitation. I'd have paid what I owe
them, but they couldn't come because
they'd be sailing for Europe at the
Westcott eyed his wife in admira
"Are you going to—to run the whole
party on the same principle?" he
"Well, we'll issue about twice as
many invitations as the house can
hold," she explained, the fire of vic
tory in her eyes. "There are the
Browns. They're going to Florida
this winter. I heard that they leave
In about a week. That's five, for I'd
have to have the girls, too." She
looked at her husband exultantly.
"Oh, and there are the Warrens and
the Smiths. They're going hunting to
gether this fall somewhere up north
and they'll be gone a month, I know!
That's seven with Mr. Warren's sis
ters!" Westcott pulled out an en
velope and put down the figures."
"Then there are the doctor and his
mother. He told me the other day
that she wasn't at all well and he
thought he'd take a run out west to
go with her to his sisters in Cali
fornia. I could invite them!"
"And there arte the minister and his
wife and his son and daughter," put
In Westcott, with proper pride in his
3flering. "He's going to accept that
church in Rochester. So we can in
Mrs. Westcott glanced at her hus
band to detect any fraud in his air
of frankness, but he was adding the
names to his list enthusiastically.
"There are twenty that can't come,"
he counted, finally.
Mrs. Westcott sighed a deep sigh
of thanksgiving. "That's all right,
then," she said. "Now, we'll just ask
our own immediate friends in to tea
that night and have a good time.
That'll be eight or ten altogether—
and, thank goodness, most of my obli
gations will be paid!"
Then she handed his newspaper to
"Well," said the sarcastic man, as
tie walked out of the concert between
numbers, "I'm ever so much obliged
:o the girl who sits in front of me. I
don't know what her name is, but I'm
bliged to her."
"You mean the one with the fright
fully high coiffure?"
"That's the girl. And she's got a
bow on top of that."
"I don't see what you're obliged to
"For not carrying an umbrella."
"That informer is a pig!"
"Which explains how he came
FOOD VALUE OF CHESTNUTS
Are Rich in Starch and Pat, Better
Than Potatoes and Almost
Good as Bread.
In France much attention is given
to the propagating of the chestnut,
and the fruit is spoken of with enthu
siasm and respect. In French litera
ture, especially in stories for children,
the chestnut tree is quite as impor
tant a feature as the plum tree in the
politics of this country, where we
Bpeak lightly of the chestnut and
then pay at the rate of $5 a bushel
for them. The small French chestnut
is called the "chataigne," but the
large or giant chestnut is the "mar
ron." The marron is cultivated ex
tensively in France and Italy, where
it is used in large quantities.
"Every soda fountain menu," says
the New York Soda Fountain, a trade
journal, "has some reference to mar
rons, and marrons glace are a favor
ite after-dinner morsel at all the larg
er hotels, yet few persons realize that
while primarily a dessert delicacy,
marrons are an exceedingly whole
some and valuable food. It is not
generally known thai the fruit of the
chestnut tree is nearly as valuable
as bread and more valuable than po
tatoes as a food, being rich in starch
In some districts of Pennsylvania
much attention is now given to the
planting of chestnut trees. There are
several hill counties in Indiana, like
Brown, Monroe and Morgan, where
the marron and the smaller sized
chestnuts could be made a source of
MAKES A BIG DISCOVERY
Bhortlngton Finds That Things Once
Bemoaned May Prove Great
"You know how opposites are at
tracted," said Mr. Shortington.
"When I was a younger man my
eery particular friend and chum was
a chap who was six feet four, while
wasn't much more than four feet:
Despite the disparity in our di
mensions we were the closest of
friends, and as far as I was concern
ed there was only one thing that
marred my otherwise complete happi
ness and that was that I could not
be as tall as he. But the time came
when I thought differently about that,
and when in fact, he, instead of be
ing proud of his altitude, wished only
that he had been built on my more
limited scale, and that was when in
aur later life we had both come to
be afflicted with rheumatism.
"Then when I looked at him, racked
with pain throughout his tall frame,
was glad that I was not tall but
short and when he reflected on the
nearly two feet more of space in him
self that the rheumatism had to roam
Dver he used to groan and wish that
he had been built short like me.
"Isn't it singular how things come
about? The things that at one time
are may most bemoan may prove in
Jie end our greatest blessing."
Wife Wins, as Usual.
"Of course, one can never win an
argument with one's wife," remarked
a broker the other day. "Even if one
is perfectly right in his contention,
the fates, or the postoffice department
Dr something else will turn up to
make it appear that the man is wrong.'
For instance, a few days ago my wife
remarked that a letter in a plain en-',
velope dropped in a letter box would.
De delivered even if it had no stamp.,
Of course I knew better, and told her
so, but she was obstinate. Just tO'
prove my contention when I was at
:he office the next day I drew a pic
ture of a goose on a sheet of paper.
Underneath the likeness I wrote:.
"Dear Madam: If you pay two cents
to get this you are a goose.' I put
the sheet in a plain envelope and ad
iressed it to my wife. The next
morning the doorbell rang furiously
while I was still in bed. I waited for
the wife or the maid to respond, but
both had gone out. Finally I went to
the door myself. There was a fool
letter carrier with that crazy letter,
ind I had to dig down and pay the
two cents postage due. If I had given
:he letter to my wife she would have
seen still more firmly convinced that
ihe was right."
What He Remembered.
When a prospective voter in one of
Chicago's election districts was asked
the date of his naturalization he re
plied that he had taken out his pa
pers so long before that he could not
remember just when he had become
Th© officer to whom this statement
tfas made was extremely thoughtful
!or a moment. Then he added:
"Can you remember who was the
Republican candidate for president
"Sure, I don't remember who was
running for prisidint," was the re
sponse, "but it was the same year
that Stuffy McGinnls was appointed
Common In New York.
The stranger in New York was star
tied by the clanging of an ambulance
tell. The ambulance stopped at the
lide door of a hotel and the attend
ints hurriedly entered the building
ifith their stretcher. But there was
io crowd, no confusion.
"What's the excitement?" the stran-:
jer asked a native.
"There's no excitement," the latter
replied. "A stage lady has shot a'
wealthy gentleman. That's alL"
And he hurried along.—Cleveland!
John Kyhnsen is hauling corn
Torval Rasmussen's folks are visit
ing here this week.
Jens Mikkelsen is working for the
Rock Island this week.
Charlie Higgins was shelling com
for H. J. Hansen Monday.
Harry Wiges is visiting bis sister,
Mrs. Peter Mortensen Jr. this week.
T. H. Lastine's sale last Monday
came to $2000., $500. more than he
Jimmie Olson has rented a farm
and will go to farming again this
Muller Kyensen and lady friend,
Lizzie Mikkelson were in Audubon
on business Monday.
L. 0. Lauritsen bought T. H. Las
tine's sheeling outfit so if you want
any corn shelled call on L. C.
Jim says he don't like the United
States. He believes he will go to
South Dakota as it is cold up there
Some of the farmers around Ham
lin put up abont twenty tons of ice
for our new barber, Octo Lauritsen.
Chris and Art Lastine were in
Hamlin last Sunday in the auto.
This is the first auto seen around
here this winter.
Having bought the Stock of Harness locat
ed at Hamlin, Iowa and lately owned by
Mr. C. L. Christensen of that place, I wish
to announce to the public, that I am going
to carry a full line of harness, and every
thing connected with the harness business,
and will be glad to serve all of the old
customers, and as many new ones as possi
ble. When in need of anything in the har
ness line, call and see me and I will try to
Johannes Petersen returned from
Denmark last Friday. He reports
that his wife will come as soon as
the weather gets warm. John has
not decided what to do this summer.
Hans and Walter Jensen attended
to business in Audubon Saturday.
Fletcher Miller, the little son of Ira
Miller and wife was ill Sunday night.
Peter Johnson attended to busing
matters in Audubon last Wednesday.
Chris JenEen and family and John
Steny spent the evening at the
Fleece home la^t Tuesday.
TLe box sociable at ihe Swaney
schoolt'onse was postponed until Feb.
7th on account ot the blizzard.
Vic McCauley ot Austin, Minne
sota visited from Friday until
Monday at the Ira Miller home.
John Diest has been moving his
farming tools to bis place near lloss,
where he wil! move March the first.
There was a box supper at tbe
Buncombe school last Friday night.
They made around $30 and the boxes
averaged a little over $2.00 apiece.
M. II. and Louis Crow, Ira
Miller and Dick Lacy attended tbe
Thoroughbred sale at tbe Clover Dale
Stock farm last Wednesday. M. D.
and P. H. Crow each purchased a hog.
He Won't Limp Now
No more limping for Tom Moore of
Cochran, Ga. "I had a bad sore on my
instep that nothing seemed to help till 1
used Bucklen's Arnica Salve," he
writes, "but this wonderful healer soon
cured me." Heals old, running sores,
ulcers, boils, burns, cuts, bruises, ecze
ma or piles. Try it. Only 25c at Exira
Drug Co. r-.
Yours for Business,
P. S. Bring in your old harness now and
let me get it ready for your spring work.
-v •v*"*-1 W V-£
Notice of Incorporation
To whom it may ooncern:
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned have associated themselves
together under and by virtue of ohapter
one, title nine, of the Code of Iowa,
and the laws amendatory thereto, aa a
eorporation, and have adopted articles
on incorporation which provide as fol
(1) The name of such corporation ii
"Haira Drug Company," and iu prin
oipal place of transacting business ia
(2) The general nature of the busi
ness to be transacted by such eorpora
tion is the conducting of a general drug
business including side lines, the pur
chase and sale, at wholesale or retail,
of drugs, medicines, jewelry and such
other goods and merchandise as may be
determined upon, and also the repair
ing of watches, elocks and jewelry and
the purchase of ihe necessary tovs and
appliances therefor, and the purchase
and sale of such other artic es and
things of general use or sale, as may be
determined upon from time to time by
the directors of said eompany.
(8) The amount of capital stock au
thorized by the articles of incorporation
is ten thousand dollars, which is to be
paid in at the call of the board of direc
tors of such corporation, without eon
(4) That the corporation shall com
mence business on the first day of Jan
uary, 1912, and continue for a period of
twenty years, with right ot renewal.
(5) That the affairs of such corpora
tion are to be conducted by a board of
five directors, to be elected on the
Tuesday of December, 1912, and the
first Tuesday of each December there
after at which eleotion each person or
corporation shall be entitled to one vote
for each share of stock owned by such
person or corporation, which vote may
becapt in person or by proxy and
until the election of such officers in De
cember 1912, the following named per
sons, E. D. Powell, A. W. Harvey, M_
P. Mardeseu, Axel Borjesson and M.
Car son shall be the directors of such
corporation and the directors, at their
first meeting in each vear, sha'l elect
from their own number a president,
who shall hold his office for one year,
and until his successor is elected and
qualified, and at the same meeting the
directors shall elect a secretary and
treasurer, who shall hold their office#
during the pleasure of said board.
(0) That the ghest amount of in
debtedness to which said corporation
shall at any time subject itself shall not
be in excesss of two-thirds of the capi
tal stock issued and outstanding, and
shall iu no case exceed the sum of
(7) That the private property of the
members of such corporation shall be
exempt from the debts of said corpora
,y E. D. Powell
A. W. Harvey
M. P. Maudeben
The date 'Jf
J. M. Carlson
Nels. B. Ciikisteksbn
L. N. Esbeck
M. D. Nhlson
P. M. Curistensen
A Warning Against Wet Feet
Wet and chilled feet usually afreet the
mucous membrane of the nose, throat
and lungs, and la grippe, bronchitis or
pneumonia may result. Watch carefully
particularly the children, and for the
racking stubborn ooughs give Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound. It soothes
the inflamed membranes, and heals the
oough quickly. Take no substiteB. Sold,
by all dealers.
John Frosts's Sale
Sale is set for February 20th.
He has some exceptionally
goon heavy brood mares to of
fer at this Closing Out sale
and one of the best family
cows in Mount.
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