Theo Patty, Phone 67,
Only first class Companies
Dr. L. J. Oldaker
i' Over" P. M. Christensen
fly":-'" store -/,}
tr» r,£ 1-7
Residence 89 Office 89
I Farm Loans
Lowest rates. Complete
set of Abstract of Title to all
lands and town lots in Audu
|s bon County.
I CHARLES BAGLEY
[We have completed arrainganenitsi
tol Tnake far. an© direct, and
•Juan Bave you money if yom wil|l
Harvey and Hunt.
DR. .fOJHA "ititjtev,.
Office Phone 53.
Office first door aast of
florotr Drue Store, i»pttara
Mouev Pboot 57
For Greeley Farmers Mutu
al Fire and Lightning
Wad Wahlert Sr. Exira, Iowa, Wm.
Clark, Hamlin, Iowa. U. J. Mas
tanoiL, Audubon. Have other agents
hi Audubon, Guthrie and Adair
Bounties. Alao Wind and Tornado
Adds under this head will rim
.till ordered out.
IA fetw choice big type (Poland
JChina Boars Pedigreed stock.'
t. f. W. E. Peppers
I have albout thirty-two head of
^spring shioats that wilfl weigh a
fcfootut 125 pounds.
JPred L. Beck, Rt. 1, Bray ton.
Extra choice B. P. R. Cockrels
Would say to all my old customers,
haive all new blood direct from E.
B. Thompson's Imperial Ringlet
Mrs. Ed Young,
•, Exira, R. F. D. 1
I have some fine Rose Comli!
^'Bwvn Ijeghorn Roosters for sale.
iS,' Mns. C. (A Heckman, it. 4 Kx
ira, Phone No. I 3JC23. 3\vks pd.
Rose Comib Rhode Island Red
"ji' Roosters for sale i£ taken soon.
Anthony Koinmes Exira, la.
£f FDR SALE
,At a bargain one 4-H. P. Porta
'ble International Engine. Just over
'.'IExira Auto and Machine Works.
fine new Poiol and Billiard Haill
Owner has other business and mus
^sell Price $2000. If you mean busi
nees write tail «t Journa!
...^TVe are prepared to grind corn in
or sheLled. Also grind fine
Donaldson and Forester.
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HIDES! HIDES! HIDES!
We have an unlimited outlet for
good hides, damaged hides at mark
et value. Highest cash price for
Poultry and Eggs.
Exira Produce Co. t. f.
ESIRAYS PICKED UP
While driving a large bunch of
cattle, (after dark) from my past
ure ten miles Tioirth of Audubon
to my farm five miles south of Ex
ira, I have picked up three head
of cattle. The owner ©an have
same by paying for this notice and
their feed bill.
Herbert Thfielen, Braytou, la. N.g'O.
"Wud yez luk at thot," exclaimed.
Mrs. O'Toole, in just indignation.
"Washin' and ironin done.' Shwe,
she ain't warn )bit better than Oi
am. Oi've got nue washin' and iron
in' done, too, but yez don't see
me hangin' out no signs bragging
aihput it."—Farming Business.:
Jack—When 1 asked Ethel if she
would be mine, she fell- on1 my,
breast and sobbed like a child, but
finally she put her arms ,,waround
jmyl nejck and—
iMaud—Oh, yes, .1 know all about
it. 1 rehearsed it with
Visitor—How does the land lie
ouit this way? -,
Native—It isn't tl\e land— it's
the real estate .agents.
"That's young Willianis. They tell
me his wife has a bunch of mon
"Well, that's not his fault.
They have only been married a lit
tle over three months."—-Philadel
"Johnny, don't you know it's
wrong for a little boy to fight?"
"Yes'm. (But Willie doesn't know
I it and I'm proving it to him."—
Lawyer—Don't worry. I'll see
that you get justice.
Client—I ain't hiring you for
justice I'm hiring you to win the
One little boy wrote a letter
tQ his chum and described a
accident to a playmate thus:
"You know Charlie Miller's' neck?
Well, lie fell in the pond up to it."
—William H- Lewis, Connecticut.
JUST FOR PUN.
"Why does the ocean rage?" of
him she sought the information.
"The ocean rages," he replied,
"Purely for wreck-creation."
"Would ye doi something for a
poor old sailor?" inquired the seedy
wanderer at the gate. i:'
"Poor old sailor?" said the 'lady,
at work over the washtub.
"Yes-sum I followed the water
for 16 years."
Well," said the worker as she
resumed her labors, "you certainly
don't look as if you ever caught
up with it."—The Furrow.,
A colored man who had contract
ed a debt some years ago with a
merchant went to town the other
day and called oil liis old creditor.
"Didn't you 'splain to ine dat if
1 settled up dat account you would
give me a 'lowanicie?" said the
darky to the merchant.
"Yes, 1 did say so, Sam," replied
the merchant. "If you ane ready to
settle your bill now
good allowance," and the merchant that he hopes to land.— Manning
waited l'or the colored individual! Monitor.
to pull oot his pocketbook.
"Well, sir, I hasn't got de inoiUey
jus' now, but I thought I'd come in
and get de 'lowance my wife
wants to get hiersel' a shawl."
It is the custom of a minister in
a certain seaboard town to read in
church the requests for the prayers
of the congregarten. Not long ago
this minister was absent and a city,
clergyman, who did not know the
custom, officiated in his place.
At the usual time the deaicon
handed the notices to the minister,
explaining what was to be done
with them. In a few moments the
congregation was startled to hear:
"A^ man going to see his wife de
sires the prayers of the congrega
tion for his safe return."
The notice Teally read. "A man
going to sea, his wife desires the
prayers of the congregation far
his safe return."—Allen Fox, Kan.
It is said that Scottish humor is
an electric spark that flies back
and forth between the two extremies
of whisky and religion. But the
following anecdote is Scottish, with
out touching either extreme.
A. wife was asked by her husband
what kind of a bonnet shie would
like him ta hiring her frae Glas
gow, and she replied:
"Wleel, ye'd best make it a
straw bunnet, Joik, and when I'm
done wi' it I'll feed it to the coo."
A PROFITABLE MONKEY.
An Italian organ grinder possess
ed a monkey which he "worked"
thru the summer months. Wihen
the cool days came his business fell
off, and he dis-continued hi® walks
and melodies. An Irishman of his
acquaintance offered him a dollar
for the privilege of keeping and
feeding tilie 'little beast. The bar
gain w.as made for a month.
Great curiosity filled the mind
of the Italian, and at Hast he went
ostensibly to see (his pet, but
•really td find out what possible use
Pat couild make of the monkey.
Tihe Irishman was frank. "It's
loike this," he said. "Oi put nip a
pole in me back yard, with the
monkey on the top. Tin otr twelve
tbraine of cars loaded with coal go
by every evening. There's men on
every cair. Eveiry man takes a
heave at the monk. Divil a wan.
has hit him, but Oi have siven
tons otf coal."
It wias lucky I saved it. It was
Mr. and Mrs. ICeliy, of Ruthven,
Iowa, are the proud and happy par
ents of a bouncing baby boy
which was born to theim recently.
Mrs. Kelly will be better known
as Lizzie Wilson, daughter of Jens
P. Wiilison and wife, former resi
dents of Exi.ra. Miss Rosa Wilson,
a sister, Jeft Mo..day morning for
Ruthven, where she will remain
for an indefinate time, helping
care for the new arrival. We ex
Mrs. Horace Parrott has been on
the sick list, the past week.'".-
Home made candy and pop coi-n
halls at the pantry sale.
Mrs. Earl Dunfee of near Guth
rie Center, was in this city last
week, to see her isister, Mrs. Hor
ace Parrott, who has been very sick.
In the November term of court
in Atlantic: In the appointment^
of guardian, case of Belle May vs.
Nathaniel McVay, defendant wa
adjudged' of unsound mind and L.
W. Niles was appointed permanent
administrator under $500 bond. Iq
a similar case by Genevieve Oli
phant vs. Eliza McVay, L. W. Nileq
was also appointed permanent adT
ministrator under $2,000 bond.—|A
ALTO TO NUIiN'S FOR
Ed Hoggish, painter and paper
hanger, returned Thursday from,
sout'h ol' Exira, Iowa, wlpre he had
been aj mo^th putting the finishing,
touches on one of the biggest
houses in Audubon County, thq
home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wheeler
that had just 1 een l'initshed by the,
carpenters. He decorated their
home using wa'er colors and receiv
ed a handsome compliment from
Mr. Wheeler on his fine work,
Mr. Roggish ha$ hils eyes on several
1 will make a I more big jobs in Audubon county
—Old German Coffee 30 cents
pound. Peter issemfeldt.
J. M. Dimick shipped a carload
of hogs last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Oline and
infant boy, rrtsidtnts of Minden,
Nebraska, arri\ed in Exira, last,
Saturday for an over Sunday visit
at the home of Mr. Oline's cousins,
Mifss Anna and Nels Hansen. On
Monday they 'left for Griswold,
where they will visit a few days
with Miss Anna's sister, Mrs Frank
Nelson and family. The Hanhens'
certainly enjoyed their visit.
Ir. and Mrs. Dor man visited,
from Thursday until Saturday even
ing with friends in Audubon, and
while there at'ended the lecture^
given at the Teacher's Institute
Thursday and Friday.
The Christmas Store
In the ..
Brass Smoking Sets,
Brass- Candle Sticks
Brass Crumb Tray Sets
Framed and Unframed
1 TOYS! TOYS! ii.
Toys of all kinds for
girls and boys. Story
Books, Dolls, Doll Cabs
Doll Dishes, Chairs,
Rocking Horses, Games
and Mechanical Toys.
iDont bake all day Saturday come
to the Pantry Sale.
Mrs. George Paige was on the
sick list the liilst of the week,
with a severe cold.
Charles Miller, of lAnita, visited
a leWi hours Wednesday of last,
week at the home of his friends,
Mr. and MrB. Marshal 'Smith and
General Kitchner, wihO' was drown
ed off the Orkny Islands a few,
mo,nths ago, was not onlly th^
greatest General of modern timeq
but he left a fortune of $850,000,
to ills relatives and an army of
5,000,000 men to his country. Pret-,
ty good for a bachelor.
The 'last Congreiss deserves high
praise for its determination to pass,
the ishippii bill before It adjourn-1
ed, and the country generally* ap
proves President Wilson's earnest
support of the bill. It gives us an|
immense merchant marine for cai pays to buy your 'Ohristmais
rying Americain gioods to all par.(Sj'a^ Jorgensen's Variety Store.
of the world, and thus promote ouijl
foreign tr.de and general prosperity
A/proiis for Xmas at the Pantry:
Sale, Dec. 16th.
With talk about a food embargo
grain and livestock quotations arq|
subject to sudden change. It will. County Fair Friday evening at
pay the farmers of this community 7:30, in the school gymnasium,
to watch their daily market reports Everybody turn out and help the
closely and get the latest reports cause. The proceeds are to go to
possible. Market reports in mom- the library fund. 7c. adimission. A
ing newspapers are the most de-, few cents for each side show. Come
pendable because they are printed
Ford Radiator Covers, all models*
at C. C. Christensen
Mrs. Frank Leffingwell went
ouit to. tlhe R. P. Clark farm' home,
near Brayton, the first of last
week and regained several days
assisting with the laewlng and visit
ing old' acquaintances.
Holiday buying is easy in this store. The question of "what to
give" is solved when you see our stock, A study of the offer
ings is a pleasure—rich in holiday inspirations and suggestions.
We haue Gifts for/, Everybody at Prices that Please
CoDyngnt Hart Schaffner
Mrs. Elda Walker, who has been,
visiting for sometime near Exira,
at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Wiheeler and family,
returned Saturday from Massena,
where she had 6pent a week visit
ing at the farmi home of her
brother, Vernon Wheeler and fam
ily. She wi'll remain in this vici
nity ai few weeks longer before re
turning to her home in Chicago.
*ii (. -s s*
will find in this store
wealth of resources in
your problem of choosing
gifts for a man's Christmas.
Everything here is of high
est quality: you don't need to
wonder about it being good.
You couldn't buy a more
useful present than a HART
SCHAFFNER fe, MARX
suit or overcoat splendid
values at $22.50 and less.
Gloves Belts Bath Robes
Caps Mufflers Garters
Suspenders Cuff Links
Fur Cap Auto Mitts Shirts
Stick Pins House Slippers
Pair of WALK-OVER Shoes
itihe last of la»st week from a
We will haue on display a full line
lengthy visit at the home of Jier
uncje and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Newman in the country.
have a good time.
later "but reach the farmers at the
sauna time as the day before after-'The Yeoman Lodge held their me&t
noon papers. There's only one real. lug laet Friday evening at the p.
morning newspaper in Des Moines B. Hall and elected officers fo,r the
or Central Iowa and that's Thq coming year. The officers who were
Des Moines 'Register. And you can elected' are:
still get it for only $4.00 a year
—it hasn't raissd its price.
Toilet Sets. Manicure Sets, Hand
painted China, Kodaks and
Supplies, Purfume in
Fancy Packets, Toilet Articles etc.
1 i:" "w.-f"',
Always have a complete line of
Drugs and Medicine, say nothing
about Wall Paper and Paint.
Frank Bales, Foreman.
Mrs. Rote Knox, Correspondent.
Mrs. Hattie Dryden, Lady Rowena.
Mns. Verna Egbert, Lady Rebecca.
Mrs. Eula Spoo, Master of Accounts.
Jake Lausten, Overseer.
Mr. Blwood, Master of Ceremonies.
Dudley Oldaker of iPierre, South
Dakota, visited ffiom Thursday un
til Saturday! at the hoane of (his
brother, Dr. Oldaker and wife.
prances Vosg- returned home
Audubani Co. Journal, Dee. 14, 191*.
The Christmas Store
Gift Hints From
the Dry Goods
Many beautiful new hand
bags for your Christmas
Corset Covers V* ".V'
Dress Goods Patterns
Vanity purses -, ^Vv
Pair of Walk Overs
The^ Little Paris Shop
Gifts for Everybody
To find gifts your
friends will really value
and appreciate—come to
our "little Paris Shop"
Here you'll see an end
less variety of jewelry
novelties, appropriate for
young people and for
those who are older.
liUY VOUlt XiMJAS l'KKHJONTS AT
A. A. Seibert and family were en-"
tertained at the A. W. Iliirvey
home in the country, Sunday.
Mrs. Frank Spoo was a business
visitor in Atlantic, Saturday.
Tom Adair spent last week on his
farm in Greeiley township.
Walter Lai-sen and Peter Hassen
feldt autoed to Atlantic Sunday for
a visit of a few hour's at thehoime
of the former's brother, Fred Lajr
sen and family.
Frode Hansen, Clyde McClain and
Jaanes Reed attended a dance in
Atlantic, Saturday evening.
NEIJE'S FOK YOUR
Mrs. J. B. Connrardy, Mrs. Mar
tindale, L. E. Simpson and family
autoed tol Audubon, Sunday, where
they took dinner at the Dr. Hallor
arv home and supper at the Joe
(Buy) your Sunday dinner at th»
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