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GOLDEN WEDDING OF
I JOHN JENKINS AND WIFE The golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. John T. JemkLns occurred |on the home tann at Brayton Tuesday January 19th., About seventy five relatives, neighbors and friends met to cele brate the event and well did they do BO until the we' smaJlhours of the might. M:, '^yjM -January 19tih 1865 Mr. Jenkins was married to Miss Darthula Rod gers of Audubon County. Miss Rod gers was born in Hliin|oi& and was the second daughter of Thomas and Saraihi Rodgers. Mr. Jenkins was born im Kentuc ky Nov. 14th 1838 and moved to Indiana when quite young. I In *18&0: miqved 'to Wapello Oo. Iowa. In 1851 moved to Oak field, Case County Iotwa. (Audubon was then a part of Class). He platted Braiyiton iin 1879. In 1861 enlisted in 2nd lotwia baittery. In 1862 was sent bo Islaind No. 10. Was 21 days under fire at Cor inth. In both battles at Corinth, in sieze of VLokeburg. In battle Iuka, Mississippi, Tupelo. Was im 16th., 17th and 18th Army Corps. Mustered out Sept. 4, 1865 since which date (he has been a resident of (Audubon County. In 1879 embarked in mercantile business with Charley VaU at Bray ton. Re tired from business to 1887. All immediate relatives were pre sent. Thie wedding dinner was served to friends and relatives ait tine home of t'hie groom's parents. Out of rtown guests wh.o attended the wedding were, Mr. ai.d Mrs. J. D. Cox of. Williamsburg Iowa., Mir. and Mrs. Tho8. Gaffey of Parnell la. and Mr. YV. 0. Shackelford of Omalia Nebr., also 'Miss Genevieve Hurt of Omaha. These you nig ec.plle hiave the heat wishes and congratulations of Jeurmlai readers. We are glad to welcome them to our community. ANOTHE T OF At a meeting of representatives oi the seven co-operative creamer ies of Audubon County and farmers interested in bettering their cream ery products, held in the rooms of the First National yesterday, a per il Lament organization was affected, to be known as the Audubon Count ty Dairyman's Association. In spite of the bad weather wfhich prevail ed about thirty from all parts, of County were present. A hoard of 14 directors will be chosen by the organization, two from each creamery represented and this board will hold called meet iiigs throughout the year and an annual picnic is to be held each sum mer the date chosen for the coming year being August 19th. The place will be selected later. The purpose is 'to secure a uniform system of grading ol' cream and the adaption of the individual can sys tem which will ultimately carry the new low a- Label. Deputy State Dairy Commissioner Des Moines was (present. ""'•"-I 1 ,r Mr. Jenkins has been prominent In the politics of the county for many years. I At this writing 'he is unalble to walk. Mrs. Jenkins' health is fair. BARRY-HART At St. Patricks church in Oltum wa Iolwa, Jam. 20 occurred the mar riage of Miss Anna Hart to John P. Barry. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. W. Bulger. The bride was attended by lier sister, Miss Genevieve Hart of Oma ha Neb. will ile Joseph Barry broth or of "the groom acted as best man. The ceremony w.ns beautiful, Miss Anna Reardon singing softly, "Oil Promise Me" wthile the vows were given. Till© bride was attired in a gown of white satiin witlh white hyai cinths and bridal roses and the bridesmaid wore White serge with a bouiquet of pink roses. WE HOTCIE PASSED MM JH. 21 Mr. Gjeorge Huyck wlh» for many years lived north' of the depot pass ed away Tuesday night. For the last monlth he has been confined to his tuome, suffering fromi La. Grippe but nothing serious was considered. On Wednesday morning Mrs. Huyck was horrified to find him still in death in his bed. Obituary next week. OF E Monroe Seymour, youngest son of HenTy and Betsy Seymour, was bom in the village of Eagle Wyom ing Co. New York Sept. 10 1845 an dopaited this life Jan. 11, 1915 age 69 yrs. 4 mo. and 1 day. Ait an early age through the force of circumstances he sought to .make his own way in the world While yet a mere yiouitihi he answer eld the call of .his country and en listed a® a private In Oo. B., 2nd N. Y. mounted Rifles and from1 1863 to 1865 he suffered, and endured and fouglvt the battles of the great Rebellion until honorably dis charged on tihe 1 Oth. day of August 1865. Following the close of the war he came west firim New York state to 111. where on Nov. 21st he (was united in marriage to Miss Anna McNeal. To jthis union was born a daughter, NOra May, who idled in infancy,'a fgw weeks following he death of her mother wiho passed away on August 9 th 1875. Early in 1876 the deceased wias united in marriage to Miss Carrie B. TlulzeLito whami were .barn three children, James H. of Valle City N. Dakota, Caroline, wife of Jess P. Bengsten, of Clay Township, and Julia, wife of John M. Jensen, of Woonsocket South Dakota. All the children and their mother were pres ent at the funeral. For several months pact the de ceased was a sufferer from a ocm pMcation of physical disorders w' ic] caused liiim great anguish and piadn. But through ,it all be bore his afflictions with fortitude and cour age. Mr. and Mrs. Seo mour were old and respected settle: 6 of Shelby .Co. having come here to found a home in 187C. By hard work, frugality, and painstaking effort their labors weve blessed in a fair degree. Deceased was a matt of retiring disposition oliocs'ng tio- da his work ui a rno'kst unassuming way. He was just and honorable in his deal ings with tyis neighbors and loved and respected by his family, flriendp and relatives. Alt jgeti-.ei it may be said tilnat he was a man of m..,ny virtues and with but few faults. 29 YEARS OLD EXIRA, IOWA. THURSDAY*lj?0SIU ARY 28, 1915 1 Funeral services were 'held in tlhe lvome of the deceased son-in-latw Mr. JesB P. Bengsten four miles sou' west of Elkhewn. Rev. P. C. Daiar sen preached the sermon and con ducted the funeral exercises. Mr.C W. Hansen of Blkliwn was the fun eral director. A lange unmber of fr.iends attended the funeral and to piay their last respects to the de ceased. The remains were laid to rest in the Oass Township Cemetiary. The Misses Edna and Vera Petersen.O 1 ga I-iestad and Alnna Jensen carried beautiful floral emblems. The pall bearers were Messers Waiter Potts Tom Mckeever, Dick Donaihue Art Smith Leo Cephart and Wmi. Dean. Relatives of the Seymaur family from a distance \wihio attended 'the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Stuibbee and d/iuigihiter Mrs. Shiilito ctoid daughter, of Farnhamiville. Mrs. Ralp'lve Baldridte Adase'i, la^ Mr. John Powley, and son Waiter and daughter, Mis. Thome, of Glad den laia. The bereaved family have lieart l'elt sympathy of their many friends in their hour of sorrow. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends neighbors and relatives for Uieir kindness and synnpathy shown us during the death and buri&l of our dear (toujflband and father. iiMrs. Seymour and children. Ml CEKIEflS MtE MM IEEBED j3ovS's*« For Esira, The City ZBeaixtiftil The crying need of rural homes is social centers where our youmg people can be entertained, amused and instructed under the direction of cultured cleaml and competent leadership, where aesthetic surround ings stir the love for .tlhe beautiful where art charges the atmosphere with inspilraitiom and power amd in nocent amusements instruct an? brighten l'ves. To hold our young people on the farm we must make farm life more attractive as well SB the business of farming more remunerative. The sdhKxfl house should be the social unit, properly equipped for nourish ing tlhe building character, so that the lives of our people can prapieir ly function around it and become supplied •Ji the nrcespary elemtnt of human tnougl-ts and activity iANfiPA WILHELM WULF DIED THURSDAY Willhelim. W.ulf wias born in Hols tein, Germany May 4th, 1833 amd died Jian. 21st 1915 at the age of 81 years, 8 months and 17 days. .He came to this country at tlhie age Of 21 and settled at Davenport la. wihere he was married to Soplhie Herring June 26, 1858 and to this union wer6 bonni 5 sons and daughters aii of whom are living near Exira. with the exception of o%«! daugihter Minnie Strutlhers, who died Mar. 19, 1908. He came to Aiuduibon County in if!84 amd five years later moved to his present home. He is a man hiigUily respected for his kindness, and as a •neighbor, one v'lio will be rememubered after this day because oif his willingness to hear them in their hour of need. Fumeral conducted a,t the home Stvturday at 1 P. M. by Rev. H. Grinyer. Interment at Exira ceme tery. 'j A SURPRISE PARTY AT JAKE BAIERS 'About thirty five or forty of the neighbors and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Baiers out on Route one Exira mett at tih.2ir pleasant country home, .one afternoon last week, and reminded them' tliait their thirtieth wedding anniversary was at hand. Mr. and Mrs. Baiers handed over the keys to the situation and right well did those present entertain each other and before their depart ure partook of one lof the best feasts ever prepared by womankind. HOW WE GET NEWS Day before yesterday a perfectly nice lady called us uip with tears in her voice reproved us for not men tioning the fact that she had had a friend visiting her last. week. We told her that she (had not let us know an.ythti,ng about it and that therefore, we did not know What she had a visitor. Then sdie said, "Well yion should luaive known. 1 thought you were running a news paper." Wouldn't that rattle your slats? Some people thiink that an editor o.ugih.t to be a cross between Aigus and Anna Eva Fay. They seer to think tlijat our five senses are (augmented by a sixtlh that lets us know everything that happens, even if we see, hear, feel, taste or smell i,t not. Dear lady, editors are only human or at least, almost human. If you have a lriend viisating you, if you aire going, away, or have re turned from a visit out of town, if Johi(iiie fails and breaks his amn, if your husband chops his toe in stead of a ati,ck of wood, if any thing happens that makes you glad, on sad, happy, or mad,call us up. Tell us about it. That's the way to get .it in tho paper. ITS QUEER OLD WORLD WE LIVE IN The longer I linger the mdre 1 discern that this world of OUXB is a dalrn queer oonoern. It's a crime to pdek pockerts., bat it's perfectly (right to p4ck a mian's wages on Sajt urOa^r 'nAgfit, for the laws are con struibt^d Wherever I've been, thlat the workers aire made for the graft ers vibo skin. If you try to be hon est you don't ata^vd. a chance you are sure to be known .by the patch on your pants. If you steal a few millions you're a (pensom) of note If you steail a barn bone the poMjqe get your goat. If you run aarand naked you're sent to the pen) if you swipe some old ciothingi yoi| go there again. If you murder in. war then your valor is sung ill you privately murder you're doom ed be hung. It a girl sells her virtue she's txmnjdied afe vile but the rooster that bought it is met with a simile. If a man tells the truth .then the people gat tired if he tells them a myth why they say he's inspired. It's a funny old world wherever you turn it'B a devilish twisted and darn queer concern It's badly balled up and it's all out at itune, amd must be a sighit) to the ImAtt In Ithe mumn. •—Henry M. Tlchanor in The Rip-Saw. FRANK SMUTNEY COMMIT'S SUICIDE Frank Smrutney, a former resident of Audubon, committed suicide at the ihiome of his brother, Ed Simuit ney in Clarion Sunday evening by shooting himself in the head. The rash was done after be hiad threiatifci^ii .the Mfe^ of Bd and his family. Hie then* went to his rciomi, and accomplished, his self destruc tion. Deceased hiad been of an urn balanced mind tor some time, broit on throuig'h drimk, it is tiiought. The remains were received here Tuesday evening and taken to tllie under taking parlors of G. W. Hoover to await the arrival Of his sister, Fam nie Srruuitney of Lincoln Nebr. Inter ment was made yesterday in the Catholic cemetery. I IDE VERI MD The'third numiler of tihe lecture course was given last night at the Christian.Church and was a very de cided success. The company was known ass the Conservatory Players and tlhey gave a mixed program of music ad etertaimet which was all ad more tha advertised. Mr. Cole man the director is especially strong and Mr. Strang as a Sico'cih' bag piper wiasgreat. Th.a ladies did their part well and were very able snip ports. The next number of .the lec course is alecture at tlieC hristiran Church Wednesday Eve. Feb. 3. IE CtUIR fRESEHTEO TO El iAt the last meeting of the K. P. lodge they named a committee to procure a token of appreciation of the services of Sir Knight Fred Cot ton who has so faaith,fully and so caretutlly prepared the luinches served after business sessions. The committee purchased one of John Nelson's finest racking chairs, and sunt it to the home unbeknown to Mr. Cotton. Miss (Liuna Dmnikenhioff went up to lAuduibon last Friday to visit fiuendS'. On Saturday an opea'iition was performed on her nose by a .physician there. She was able to return to her home here the follow inis day and is getting aloug-nicely new.., KM Every ready to please his patrons Joe Myere has invested in a $250 Bdison Diamon4 Disc instrument and installed ut where it can be heard tonight for the first. This is certainiy clever of Mr. My ers ias tihe old electric piano has been having a siege of the grip of lalte with fever heat ait times at 103 or heitter. With a little rest it may convalescence. TEACHERS HAVE GAY PARTY The MiBses Ethel Curtis amd Mar ie Mad sen teachers of the Exira Pub lie Schoods entertained tihe teachers and several friends last Sat. even ing at the .home of Miss Mad sen in the Heights. Eaxsh guest was requested in their invitation to pre form some stunt at the party in the way of a musical number vocal or instrumental, recite or entertain the crowd in soon wiay a shlort time and that a prize would be given for the best "stunt" and also a lovely prize for the poo reset "stunt" Mies Mable Rider teacher of the primary room caried off tlhe highi honors in a beautiful box of cajndy, by writ ing clever limericks of each guest presnit, while Rev. Llnkletter won the booby prize. Now guess what he did and what he got as a prize. The evening was spent in sever al guessing contests and several musical selections were given flash light pictures were taken of (tlhe guests and elaborate refreshments were terved at a late hour ajfter wtbich. the (guests returned totlheir respective homes voting this the most delightful evening spent for rnalny a day. Mrs. Agnes Sickles nee Miss Aig nes Sickles and Miss Madge Sic teles of Hilrose Colo, came here Friday to visit their aunt Mrs. Dick Simp kins and other relatives. They are daughters of Wm. Sickles, who at one time was in the grocery and dry goods store wtliiere H. P. Peter sen is. Rev. Mi's. Griayer entertained the crusaders class of the M. E. S. schoo at her home Friday evening. Taffy pull pop corn eu giamies was tiht evenings program. Mr. LwUie B-ir.cU wl.oee home is in Coon Rapios caime to this city last week to be at the bed side of his relative Fred Ti em«iel, w.l is very low. Mrs. Irene Scott), who .has been a guest of Mrs. Idah. Cannon the past week, returned the fore piaax of this week to 'her .home in Atlan tic. LViM:-:,. L. A. Petermian was u® from At lantic over Friday nigiht visiting with relatives and attending /to business matters. The Blind Boor.e Co. will be here in concert at t/he M. 15. Church Feb. 20th under the auspices of the Ladies Aid Socie y. Dr. Newlon is on the sick list with a very sore foot. We don't know just the nature oL ... tihe trouble. Mrs. Cilftord Posten and balby have both been quite sick the past week but aire improving now. Soren Neiseu and Clarence Christ ensen oi the Cabs County Imp. Co. were in fixua Monday. Harley McCord is visiting Young Bros in Greeley for a daJS. Clark Gray's had a party for Roy and Allrtd Young Friday evening. Mrs. Dr. Lan/tz entertained a lady friend from Anita over Sunday, F. M. Nebe was up from Atlan tic Monday on business. %!s Mr. Tremmtl is improving slowly. .'i a $1.00 PER YEAR JOE IB MO HIS MRS KMIE HMSEN PALACE THEME! DIED HEM BUITM Annie Marie Hansen born Nielse* at Kjelderup, S jell amd, Denmark Ap r. 12, 1825, died Jan. 23 1915im her home in/Oak field Township, 79 yeais' of age. The deceased wias joined in marriage to Nels Hansen Nov. is 1864. To this union wias bom S sons one of fhem dying in infaaycy The other sons all live in this com munity and are industrious and re spected farmers. Thp family cam* to this country In 1880, and after a short stay in Atlantic they move*! east of Harlan where tthey remained 3 years moving from there to their present locaation, where they haive since lived. The deceased Joined the Baptist Church in Den mark in 1875, and belonged to the Danish Chiurdh in Atlantic a Ti.ii in- ber of years until the Oakfield Church was organized where both Mr. and Mrs. Hansen were charter members. The deceased has been sickly for it he, past three years. Dur ing that long and trying time she was lovingly earned for by her hiua band assisted by other members otf the family. The h.uBband and child ren of the deceased grieve over the loss of a dear wife, mother and grand-mother. The last six days of •her life she waB very weak and ua# conscious most of the time. A brief funeral service was held at the home by the pastor Rev. P. C. Larson, from where tihe prooes sion went to the Oakfield Tmm«h Baptist Churchi where a large and attentive congregation was gathered and Rev. Larsen preached amd con ducted tiie exercises ait the grave. Interment was in the adjoining c«m «Ury- 1 ji, v/: The K. of P. lodge of Exira had a rousing meeting at their Castle •hlail Tuesday. Many petitions- for membership were read while two to the first degree. This prosperous order has en rolled some of the best men of our city. OF P.S TO IQN HERE The Knights of Pyt.hiias conven tion for this district which is com posed of Adair, Cass and Audubon Counties will convene in Exira a buut Feb. 18th. A large attendance of the Knights is expected ait that timei. Any member in good standing is welcome to a se.:t in the assembly. Much work is being arranged for at this time and if the weather man favors the order the meeting will exert a valuable lesson to all who are favored to attend. A FISH STORY THAT INTERESTS EXIRA Our State Fish, and Game Ward en, Mr. Henshaw, through deputy Pottliast of Manning sent the Jour-'. na. word that the Nishnabotna at this place will le stocked with-"' fis'h by the state, this spring. Hundreds of our citizens will be g!ad to hear this good news. Now if every one will protect, and refrain from fishing during 1915, thte chances are, that nice strings lean be caught next year and still 1 leave enough for propagation. the few Ed Young retui: ned to his home near this city one day last week after visiting Iin Glidden wth rela tives. He was accompanied home by Roy and Alfred Young,, his nephews, who visited Inure. The former expeots to move soon to Lad) smith, Wisconsin. spy.,, tizM Miss Minnie Bock, who has, been working at the Ed DeLalioyde home, returned Tuesday to her the coutultry. home in |,i ipi Itolgar Peter en from Bayfield Minn. W».B here last week visiting tl:o Young Bros, up in Greeley tw.p.