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COURSE CLOSED
Oar higili school haindled the 'J®0"
O a a a
\they did it to the satisfaction of
aJJl- Tihe talent brought in, w®8
simply fiine and all was enjoyed
toy our people. Financially too, it
•paid oiut- Not much was left b'
the time all bil'Hs were paid, but a
feiw dollars remains to. fche good
®nid' that means flhe tainim ft
was weJlli managed by our people.
WAR DECLARED ON fe
RUTHLESS ENEMY
Like the bounding of a( rubber
•ball diid our congress respond 'to
the call of our president, to as
semble, to Irovide for existing e~
mergencieg over which HE HAJD
•NO CONTROL.
Ait'ter .over two hundred preciouis
American lives have been i0st and
hundreds of tankage of American
vessel® havie been sunk' in com
merce trade, by enemy submarine
our administration asi^ oif con&reas
the righit to stop its further de
struction of life and property
That right is aib-out to be grant
ed and ways a^d means provided
for its purpose, so we can now
consider the dear old United -States
at war wiith an enemy. Tihe p0r
tience of out administration 'lias
been exhausted, promises given
have been Woken, and nohhang yut
war seems adequate. Let us hop®
for
a
speedy termination.
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f*'1"*'t.Ti. ti"Yr_grvrri)T hiiTiitinl- of Reed's
yellow dent seed corn. Some teat
ed, some not, and priced propor
tionately.. Ljniited supiply and oluoiou
variety whioli means it, will soon
be taken. Get yours now
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Irving Wilson.
BOX SOCIAL
entertai'niment and box social
will be given at t'lie HamJin Mali,
Thursday evening, April l-2.th. by
the Hamlin acthool- Ladies are cor
ddaiiy invited to ooim© anid bi^ng
(tic(xiee
By order of Khe commititee.
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RESIGNED THE OFFICE
J*'-1 Like a t'lUl!1,d.eirboiiit fironi a clear
sky
tihe news spread over the coun
ty that Postmaster Spencer of Au
duboai had resigned his trust. It
Wii« hard for his friends to |be
5 tt&ve that suoh was the case uinitil
it« confirmation caane.
,Wlhy Mr. Speniceir wonkl give uP
r* a $2000- salary seemed incredulous,
but s-U'Cih is the case. He informs
«s that he has purchased Mr. Cur
4»s' interest in the Advocate and
win devote his time in building up
ifche pa.per- There may b© method in
Bobs madness. Penhaps lie f°re saw
'the needs of Uncle Samuel i® the
present crisis and may devote some
of his time in raising a squad, to
heLp his country, time wil tell-
BISHOP QUIT BARBER
TRADE FOR FARMING
T"or tiharteen y©ar» thait w*s know
«f Jahn Bishop jT. son of Dootiolr
Johin Bishop,, ha® been oonnected
with barber sihiops in this city- I
iMr- Biahioip learned his 'trade
from an appreratdoefiihip to our beet
BWoibera an^
ev
entualiy opened a
si shop on his own account, b^t flnid
4*1®- that two oauld handfle tih®
bueineas to ao mucdv better adrvan
4agie than one, asaotaiaited with bini
«ejf Arthur Statzell,
a
nd together
I rthfly hav» enjoyed a %rge trade.
Mir. BWhop .'has aoncludied to tatim
4he advi«e .of hi« father and will
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other of the old, gentlemans farms
for a few years ldive on one o,r the
and devote 'his tiitnle to their im"
provment- The (change will be lieal-th
giviing tla Jlohn and we believe an
enjoyment, after being "oooped up"
for go many years.
Mr- Bishop loaded and shipped
his aar Monday last, and with thte
wife went to St. Charles, i-owa,
•tihere tin remain, for a year at lea3t.
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The Thursday Oliujb met at the
home of Miile. Gore with Mrs. Gkre
and Mns- Jiohm Riileiy aiotinig as htos
tessea. APter the discussion of ouir
rent eveinits, Mrs- Lancelot gave a
very interesting paper on "Mother
hood." The importance of "Biaby'^
Good Healltih," waa given by Mills.
Egbert and. Mris- ICraemer gave a
Reading. It being Child Weilfare Day
rolfl call was. responded to by
"Ohildrens sayings," showing a
large attendanioe- Olub adjourned
to enjoy a social hour during
which time a delicious luncheon was
served by ithe hostesses. Mrs. Kirk
aberg was guest of the day-
A PRETTY WEDDING All
E OF BRIDE
At the home of iMr. and M'ns
Hans C. Hansen west of Exira, wed
nesday last, Manqh 28(th., ©ccurreldl
the wedding of their daiughter Emm4
to M,r. Albert Nelson, son of Mr
and Mrs. Lawirenoe Neilsen, by the
Baptist minister of their congrega
tion.
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About 'ninety-six relatives and
frienidis had' assembled by invitation
to witness a .beautiful and impree
sive ceremony during which Mr-1.
Bmanu^i Hansen presided at- t)he
piano.
The wedding dinner was, -.'served
in two courses at 6 o'cllook when
all present partook-
Mr. Nelson, purchased ihis peo
ples old homestead to whidh he wiM
take his bridie-
The foiliowiug is a list of presents
set tablespoon8 R,ay Ne»laon and)
wife Mieat Fo rk., iWalter P. liai
se and wife Berry spoon, inger
an^ Chris Back set tablespoons,
butter and sugar sheVls, Arthur Nel-
son
and wife dozen .teaspoons, jolhin
Hansen and 'wife .Cake fork, Miss
Mabel MuiUenger geiTy spoon,
Clara and Christeaia Peteisen Pruit
Basket, Nels B. Hansen and family
set leuives and forks, John C- NeH
Son and family Berry spoon, Niels
p. Hansen Silver CtoEfee Pot, Gi'i
hert Nelso,n and. wife framed pi°"
turet Eibbe Ha.r.sen and wifie Bed1
sprea.d, Lelia and Edna iNeleon. 8
day clock, Hans A- Nelson and
wife, and County Attorney T- M.
Rasmussen and wipe Rayo, /i^aimp
and butter knife, cream andi' sulg&r
spoon, Miss Marie Nelson
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pie.ee
berry set, Charlie Hansen Set
knives and forks, Thieo Nete0n a«d
Lielia Kliiiie ciook, Pallimer Hansen.
Twenty-tWp piece dinner
Se
C. Hansen and family Berry diLah,
Hang A. Madsen Riayo lianip, Miiss
L.iUie Hansen Twenty-six piece sdll
ver set, Jens P. Hansen and wSfie,
Alfred Jorgensen and wife
B«ert Bpers had decided' to sell
hie Exira property ibut when look
ing for another pltaee he found he
couldn't better his condition,
ihiotme.
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31 YEARS OLD EXIBA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APR. 5, 91 7
in Bixby, OkHaJhoma Thungdiay
and waa buried at Newton,
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t, Nels
Breaidi
tray Harold and Erniest Netlso.n
Caserole Soren, R- Nelson ankli famlfj
Cake basket Emanel Hansen and wlf
Three dollars cash, Ne'Is Hansgn, qih
Journal extends congratudatioiisj
any,
so he wil'l in tihe near future add
a&veral hundred dollars improive
merts to the old "home place," and
settle d|o|wn contented once more,
for a wthile at least-
SDPftiSE run
The youimg friends Qf Beulah
ana Ben. parrott, surprissd them
•laqt Thunaday ©v«njing with a fare
well party. The' enrtaning was spent
playing gpimies and at ten o"«lolak
lunch was served, after luc 1 Mil
guests. daP3-^*1. wishing their
frlemda happiness in their new
In Memorium
Riailnoad traffic was tied up alll a"
•long tihe Audubon, branch, Monday
by a wreck near Lorah, where sev
eral cars of the morning freight,
left the 'traick wfhen a rai# broike
Th« damage was repaired and ser
vice resumed Tuesday imorn.iing
MISS Mil COTTON
DEMI
the
Hattlan, tihe bli&d piano tuner,
will be at Ghirstenaen's next w«ek
Wait for -him-1
Ex-County Auditor Franklin P. Rees Died at his Hoime:tIlat
in Bixley Oklahoma
Interment at Newton, Monday April 2nd 1017
Frank P. Rei€ft died' at Ms toome er she became his deputy. Aflter his
term of office expired Bhey molved
to a Harm south of Audubon, vrihere
they remained umtil they moved
to Oklahoma, at whioh place they
bad lired for some twenty years at
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ODowia,
April 2nd, 1917. In the early eiiglit
les Mr- Rees bought the "BMJy"
Brookman farm, now the -FranIk
Buclcner place at tCamerom1 iCteniter, the Kiate of this death-
in Cameron Toiwnssihip to wthtah.
he 'brought) hi® wife and dauighter,
and being a .near and friendly
neighbor to 'the writer a close in
timacy soon sprang up Whiidh lasted
until his death. In August 1886 to
gether they bongiht the JohnaOfn
and Clay establishment in Gray, merioan spirit— .patriotism* He was
which was 'tonown for many yiears1 a leader of men in the path of
afterward as the Lancelot and Rees! right.
storej Mr. Rees was of a pleasing! The remains were accompanied .to
disposition, honorable in all of his his last resting place by his af
transactions with his fellow man, fectionate wife and two sons, Del
honest to a fault, and above alljmer. and For
eat, there to remain
things a Christian gentlerman.^i^Ai under it he canopy of heaven with
Early in the nineties he waa 'e-j
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K- I). Gotten received wotnd Hast
Saturday or the death of his sis
ter, Miss Anna Cotton, wliicth oc
ouinptid in a hospital! in Denveir,
Colorado, The deceased was otpeir- vestigation. it is understood
ate\i upon a couiple of days before after being questioned an the 22md,
hut she had such littiie strength tio R- C. Spencer sent his resignation
attempt- Miss
For Exira, Tto.e City- Beenatifa^'^^^vv*
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iWhile In apparent perfect .health
hia hfrart refused its functions his
vision dimned and his life went to
the God who gave it—he was dead.
Ixwed by all wiho had intercourse
30th. bim, be will be reAetmbflpe^l
because he possessed the true A-
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leoted County Auditor of Audubon. ReeB, whoim many will remember
County, where he served two sno-! preceded this .loving parent a few
cessful terms- During that time has years, to that home not made with
daughter, Miss Ethel, graduated handd eternal vn 'the heavens. A
from bhie Auiduibon schools and Tat-1 dteu "loilid ifriend and partner Adieu*
daughter and sister, Miss Etlbeil
REAL PATRIOTISM. ri
—Taylor in Lo« Angeles Timas.
S' B. HBBII
BED rosTn
13• Morrissey, for man-y ye^ts
chairman of the county democratic
organization been appoiin:ted
pft?tniaster of Audubon, iihe name
Mr. Morrissey was Se'U to Wash
ington laist week and word from
fr°m the department today ja to
the effect that his commission for
the office will arrive in dua time.
Mr. Morrissey was a candidate
if-Oir the appiointnient at tihe time
R- C. Spencer was the successful
candidate, and no thought of a
change in he Audubon postoffiee ua4
apparent until about the 22nd. of
February when tWo postoffice in
spectors arrived in the city. They
.remained here three day^ anid d'lfr
ing that time made a complete inf
fight the battle for reoo\ieu*y, a^d to the deparmant on the 2»rd. At aittle elf-idhild an Irishman,
failed in
Cotton the
tim.e of
the
had been an invalid for yeans. 1 were .many rumors afloat but how
antwU,"at!f
that
postmaster
iMir-
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It hat
investigation there
The funeral was held in Vinton,1 much truth tbere was in them is Grandfather, idolized by his father,
Iowa, on Monday- E. D. Cotton at
tended the funeral, returning hon
on Wedn^day-
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1 lated on his appointment. He
5% capable a man as there is
county, to fill the position,
wiim
OUT OF FIX
—o—«.'W
You must excuse ouf iip and. down
appearance in the lines of some of
our artioles this week. Our linioi
type became affected by the
claration of war
NEW CHURN A! THE
EXIRA CREAMERY
IWe .have been informed that the
Exira Creamery Co. will soon have
a fine new ohurn installed in their
building. It will oertaiiny be an im
proved addition to their establish
ment and theresults yvill please the
patrons-
EXIRA FOLKS ENTERTAIN
ED IN WIOTA
liiiaSiilliS
Mir. anid Mrs. Jake Jtaco^sen, mt
and Mrs Carl Lie is and son, Albejit
Lioiu Bartett andi wife of this city
and Mir- and Mis. Kuntenibaclk of
Wiota enjoj-ed a party ait the Johin
Kurteeniback home in. Wiota, last
'Wedinesday eveining in the honor of
Mrs. John Kuritenlbaick's birthday- A
good time was repo|nted.
STEAD UHflt BtSIET
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g!ve
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we have no hesitancy in predicti.mg
the pUbll1c
_,the. a
VP»« hAei fiArinoa TT_ a_ J-H-.
very best service. He is wide'ly
known for his fairmindedmegS an(l
highly regard by persons inter-
esfed ,n pohUos in oth p^ticaa ,Mre.
parties. He has always been a demo-
their h,ome8
de"
br
something lse
—perhap^ rheumatism—an*j. diootor
•ng or persuasion is of no avail.
W® have s^nt to a hospital in
Ohioago for a new alignment and
we hope to improve our crippled
conditioni and appearemce next week.
the
work for his laundry and ship it
to the Auidjubojn Steam Laundry
and distribute it on its return- 1
Thi$ will be a very satisfactory
way to handle t'he l^aundry Basket
becuse Mr Thomas is quite cemtnai
ly located and at is in his line of
work hence the packages will re
ceive his careful attention--
Mr Stocking idesires it to be
known tliat lie has employed two
skilled people ito dio has work right
a man and wife.
The gentleman has beem working
at the bitisness for 18 yeans wlhile
his wife has been in the business
for eight years. Both are up mo
date workers and people you can
trust. Mir Stocking says fmrther that
he will garanitee good, workmanship
a safe return of your package and
the cost reasonable.
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Leave your paokagie at the Pan
tatorium-
A WELCOME (BEST 01
not definitely know11- loved by hia morther amd de ithe get
The public at large knew noith- of th© .MtqLaughilln ranidh- Uonig may
ing of the resignation until Tutes-j
ba"d
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Morrissey la to be comgratu- time.
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Beujause a darling, little baby
boy was bom to Mr- and Mre. Cllen
MWLaughlin of near Gray, in Lin
jcoln township on Sain,t Patriqk^
day, is no reason to consider the
and
(Not
by any means. He is a ill blood
ed Ameriqan. Worshiped by his
be a blesiinlg to tihe
day morning when R. C- Speincer ihousehoKd that cherishes him, and a Dakot^, to reside on a homestead,
rasiSheld as oonatamt oompanion of his Grewudpa: states that ihe is busily engaged in
mm wihiie passing down the path of erecting sereraJ new buildings
a.-i.a*v.
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ATTENDED MOTHERS
Mr- and Mins. J. Bv J. Lohner,
Chrig Wolf Mr and
daugllter a
crat and at n0 time was there a,day oeiebratian of. their mother to
shadow of doubt as to where Harlan, Friday last, returning to^
«tood on the issues of any camw-
Joihn Martin is having ain auto
shed built this weetk. Wood Kline
is doing the woTk.
Jacob Lu,dwig returned from 4ws
1 visit in Pen-rsylvainia, where he
faas
Ohanles .Stcoking of Auduibon waai ^hternadht and family, last Satur
down Monday and. madie arrange
ments with Earl Thomas of the
Exira Panitatorium itxx collect
day-
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.here ,tbe ,atter
Mr. Mornssey deserved the apPoint- weak.
memt, from a political viewpoint, .** 'j?
espiecdalfliy and' he is niow bUiSy a®- ——..
cepting the hearty congratuaations
of his friends.
E. J. FBEEMAI OF lilt
BEACH UEAM
Laving at 638 Cedar avenue, here
as permaneint citizens now after
coming vhitlheir from theii* former "s
home town, Audubon. Iowa, for
five consecutive wtoter visits- ara
Mr and IMto Eithelbert Freeman.
Freeman, who served as a drum
mer of the Sixteenth Illinois iin
fantry in itihe Civil war, has fior
the last/ twelve yiears been presi-"
dent of tfahe National Association of
Qivil Wair Musicians, an organiaa- -v#
tiom having a membership approxi
mating 1200. -r
Not only has the Long Bleacih ma
been president of that unique as- •e-v".
aotciatajon of patriots for a doeen.
years, but he is) president for
life bis tenure will ceaso onlv
Annually the members of the
National AssotciaUoin of Civil Wair
Veterans assemible with the grand
encampment of the Grand Army of
the Republic, leading the grand
DBiradie. At the Washington, encamp
ment there were 107 of! thiem
present. 1
Among President FYeeman's po
seftiors is a fine photograplh! of
tihe 107 staJlwarts who led the
grand parade at the
*»s.
been visiting his uncle, ©has
HO.MK FROM THE SHRINK
James Carlson, John Nelson and
P. M- Cliristensen, returned Friday
from Des Moines, where they at
tended a big Slwtoer's meeting
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OF SCHOOL BOUSE
1 Notice is hereby given that seal
ed bids for the erection of a aahool
house in Sub-district Number three
(3) in. Audubon Towmship, Audubon
Oouinty Iowa,will' bo received by W.
Tibben Sfecretary, R. F. D- four
(4) Exira Iowa, up to one o'clock
P- M. Monday, April the 3Otth- 1917.
Plans and specifications cam be
seen at the home of the Secretory
any time before the meeting of the
board-
The .Sabool Board wall meet at
Center School House at one o'clock
•Monday, April the 30th when .tihe
contract will be awarded to the
lowest responsible bidder. 1
The board' reserves t'he right tar
reject any or a'U biid6.
Dated at Exira Iowa April &
1917- I
W Tibben Secretary of Boand.
Adv- April 26t!h.
OUT MOIG THE W
OTES OF SOUTH DM.
Word reaeived frotm Hans Hansen
Jr., who recently went to South
his land.
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cease only
when the veteran, drummer, hdm
self, answer® the final taps andi
his plhysdicaJ appearenioe promises
for him a couple of decades, at, '.'C1
least, of continued inmmbency.
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campment at the national capital.
The picture is now on exhibition
in a window of the Marine bank,
Loing Beach.—Long Bea-ch (Calif)
Press.
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