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YEARS OLD
With all possible speed plant tlioa^
things that can •withstand' frosty
nights for we will pnobaHy have a
few more of them, not many hotw
ever 6or the season is getting late.
But whether moire or lea® keep
ani eye open fop that little plat of
ground on whitdh to grow some
vegetables- 11 the plait dhiouid tapped
to be along a highway, see the
superintendent of the district, and
®et his consent 'to plow it up anld
plant it to potatoes or something
some family can eat next winter. W
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ZZ a~~shortage "of food and need'mother'
every pound of life-giving grain, Plexy
timie to do so-
Yioiu rememiber thait nice strip of
ground that was growing such big
weeds about a mile or so out "that
you saw as you were coming ibom
from "Browns" the other evening
There w~as" proWy about an a*re
or
Hboj^The war is on- .You
rmu&teSfH5rTg<?"tIo the army or raise
something for your school mate or
your neighbor to eaJt wfho has gone.
L_ HiPlfS
Jits!
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SEED CORN
I have several buisfliels of Reed's
yellow dent seed corn. Some test-
ed, some not, and priced propor
tionately. Limited supply and choice
variety wfhicih means it will soon
be taken. Get yours now
Irving Wilson.
DANISH CHOIR HERE
A choir from the Dana College,
Blair, Nebraska,, will render some
beautiful somgis, which will be in
Itihc Danish language at the Dan
ish Lutheran Church in Exira Sat
urday afternoon, commencing at
2:30 P- M. Priolffeasor N. P- Lang
of tllie Dana.' College wil accom
pany the singers and will deliver a
lecture in his native tongue.
Thie Choir is touring this part of
the state wMoh will take in At
lantic, Eocira, Audubon Kimbaliton
and Elkjhorn. 'tJ
The vteitoirs will arrive hero
on the ten o'clock train and
take dinnier1 at the H. P. Petersen
home- After the' concert and leo
tuire they wiitli go to Audubon.-
PIIHIU SISTERHOOD!
Hill HIE IMEII
About edigtoty otf the Pythian Sis
teirhood Lodge had a "good for
the order" luncheon at CJaatle
Hall last evtening.
The lodge' mow consists of over
a ihundTBid memibei-s in good stand
ing and growing larger at every
meeting.
The popularity of the organiza
tlom wfhioh assembles in' the Py
thian Oastle lHall every two weefka
is attracting many of our beat
people who belong to other organi
zations as well as heimg Sir
Knighits- ..
The meeting oif this hundred peo
pie means the interchange of
Ideas aside from tihe daily hum
4irum of everyday lifie. and. aftefr
-work at the regular meetings a
general sociable and lunch con
cludes: the meeting.
Sufcih meeting® as that of last
evening are calculated to inspire
one with admiration foT the order
and a more congenial or concrete
estimate for his fellow being- It
is an oasis for the weary heart ini
the deseirt of life'$ Sea.
ESTEEMED MOTHER OF
JACK EGBERT DEAD
Jack Egbert rqfcuimedl Tuesday,
evening from' Valley, Nebraska
where he was called laet Thuaadiajr
by ithe aemtotue illness odf hid
Sh* wa*
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and. vegetables that can be raised «*»*.
|11:45 'tihat night. Tihe funeral
by anybody who
!has
a«i
two in the piece. Well that is not health/for several years
far out and' if you will get permis
sion a® we beforie suggested it will
ibe an easy matter to get it plowed
iamd harrowed and providienoe will
ihelip you secure the seed- You can
out them, up if potatoes, one eye
to a piece -before school in a few
mornings and after school you can
borrow somebodys wheel barrow
and with a line and a hoe the
plat can soon be planted- You can
cultivate an acre with a hoe dur
ing tihe suimimier in your leisure,,time
Then imagine yourself next '-.^'fall
with a hundred and fifty bushels
of potatoes, -enough for the use of
(three or four large families for a
year ahead and yourself with a
hundred dollars to, the good while
other school boy® have been idle.
TO BOYS AHD GIRLS
OF
I am sending to each teacher in
the .rual schoolls an enrollment sheet
for the Acre of Corn Club. Amrang
mentg have been made for a Coun
ty Leader and also Township Lead
ers- You can now have the needed
heap in the work. This is a fine
plan. I expect a large number to
enroll for this work. There are priz
es and trips planinedi for you- Addrels
Prank Sampson Audubon County,
Iowa, leader or your Township lead
er and find out all about the plans
ithey have fori you-1
I am alfeo sending the GHovenore
Proalamation to the schools asking
the boys and girls to pliant .gardens,
give them good1 oare and make came
ful study of the harvesting of
them- Emphasis should be placed
on crops that are not perishable,
such as potatoes, beans and carrots
etc. rBi.u .»•
There is a world wide shortage
iof food- Tens of thousands, and per
haps into the mi'llionis of people will
starve unless a special effort is
made. Every boy an girl should be
enlisted in the army of Food
.Products.
Yauirsi for humanity
Ella M- Steoniee
Couinlty Superimtendent-y
Mir. and Mrs. Clhris (clerk) Peter
sen and two Children autoed to
Pirairie Rose Sunday and visited
their friends, Mr- and Mirs- Hans
Lynch. They also visited a few
hours with her parents, Nick Carer
temsen and wife. Mrs- Cairstensep
is in1 very poor health- ^.s
SECRETARY HOUSTON
PLEADS FOR MOREWHEAT
Washington D- C. April 16.
Farmers of the spTing wheat
belt particularly those of North
Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota
Washing torn, Mombaina, and Idaho
are called uipon by Secretary of A
griculture Houston, to sow mote
wheat immediately to make up the
serious shortage threatened! by juin
promdeing conditio ins of the winter
wheat Cfop- It is yet time to sow
to the states named-
AND THEIR BIG HOGS
Mr. jW• H- Rldgley of Greeley
township and iMir. P. M- Jessen
bmuBht to market last Saturday,
itwenltynedx hogs
The bunch of 13 brought by Mr.
Ridgley weighted tbirty-nine hun
dred! anid ninety-five pounds and
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at
PWrin* dinner
was heldi Moniday afternoon in, Val
ley, and ail of her seven children,
some of whom reside in Washing
ton, were present. Mts. Egbert was
68 yeans old at the time of iher
and Had been in poor
Tihe Library will be open every
Saturday until further notice, from
2 to 4 P. M.
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Chris Clerk To Prairie Rose.
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Boost? ForfBxira, Tlie CJity Beaiatifu.1
brought six hundred and' six dol
lars and eighty-two cenlts.
Mr- P- M. Jessen's bunch of
the same number1 tipped the beam
at thirty eight hundred and' fifty
pounds and brought five hundred
and eighty four dollars and thirty
five cents.
Those men are considered to be
among the best of Audubon Coun
ty's farmers as some of their pro
ducts sihojws-
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Our stock buyers, Hensley and
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TABLE SCRAPS.
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EASTERN STAR WELL
DRILLED LAST WEEK
Mrs. Bertha Sutherland of Carroll
instructress in the Eastern IStar
Lodge, came to itihia city Friday to
be present at their meeting held
here that evening- Afltier the the
regular business meeting, the com
mittee served a delicious luncheon
Mrs. Howard Herrick, who resides
south of town., was initiated into
the ledge that evening.
MISS SUSIE HECKMAN
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Sunday afternoon, April 15th
at the home of the ibride in
Audubon township, occurred the
marriage of Mr. Oliver idannon of
Zion, Iowa, and Miss Susie Heck
man. The ceremony was performed
by Rev- Delentzke, in the presence
of only the immediate
Mrs. Cannon Is a daugihter of
Chris Heck man Sr- and is a high
ly respected young lady- She ihas
been
er since her mother's death
few mouths ago. Her husband is(
They expect 'to leave the latter
part of this week for their neiw
home in Zion, Iowa, wihere he will
continue
,his work in the elevator-1
Congratulation^ are extended by, ..
friends-
TO ATLANTIC SUNDAY
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John Andersen and daughters,
Anna and Clara be
He and Verna Cro
autoed to Atlantic Sunday to visit
at the N- P. Ohristenseni .home. They
returned to Extra in the afternoon
accompained by Mns- Anderson arad
baby, who luad, speoot the past week
visiting at the Chriatenaetn home.
Marshal Smith and wife and
daughter Mildred spent last Sab
bath with ttoeir friends, ^the Mullem
ger family north, west at town-
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EXIRA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APR. 19, 1917 $1.00 PER YEAR
—Donnell in St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
HICKERS HELD AS
The- couple had a cart with them,
woman why they had not gone fantih
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keeping house for her fath
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State 'Center Enterprise.
l'OOR HEALTH CAUSED IT-
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Mr
an"'elevator ir""zioZ!xeilted
time. TJiey have resided on a farm
latter
wes( of fw 9everal
poor health (has compelled Mr-
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bl10ther
T,r
(people flrom the Exira vicinity-
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and Mrs. Axel Hansen 'have
a
hou^
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er, she didn't reply promptly and K»nsarve and protect our resources!
gave some lame excuse- The man against future need- It has' well
who questioned her now suggests' been said that "Oeanliness is next
that probably they spent much time 'o Gioodliness-" Not only dloes it
relatives Bating information and1 data about promote the health of the body
bridges in that vicinity-.
^ui'ubo11'
wh€,re
they expieot to: move in a short -9t". 1917
|time. TJiey have resided on a farm! Lady Booster
j^jrs but'that
Hansen of this
Vlll BE IBIIE IK
Loyd Gtraham autoedi down from
Audubon, Sunday after bis wife and
daughter, wiho, had been visiting
here sinice Friday with her mother,
Mais- R- C. Wartieraan and husband)
Uioyd its employed in a lumber yard'
in Audiubon and Is making good-
iGhris .Wolf and wife and sosi
Elmer were with friends in Audubon
Sunday-
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f'lt
eviary cl'ub
Hanr
sen to .give up farm work.He is a
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'".city. W© regret to Hose these good
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AN EX-EXIRA PREACHER
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He takes the wrong stadhel anld
secures a pint of old rye.
An amusing incident occurred at
the passenger depot not many even
ings ago, at a station-
An Adams county preacher, wife
and children got off of No- 2 to
wait for No- 12 as the former
passeingar train did) not stop at their
town.
Desiring to go up town they
sought to' leave their grips in the
ticket office and had obtained per
mission whein the wife happ^nd to
think that the children might want
something to eat and) sol said, "JOhn
get some lunch out of the grip,
for the children may became hungry
before we can get them (the girips)
out-
John opened one of the grips im
mediately and shut it with a slam,
but not so quick but wlhat a
party standing by had seen a flask
of whisky lying on top of the con
tents of the girip-
IWith a look of surprise the
husband said, "Mary this is not our
satchel."
"Why John can it be that you
have made a mistake." ':-vf
"Yes" said John* "for there is
a bottle of whisky in this one-"
"Oh- John, what shall we doi?"
exclaimed the bewildered1 wife,
The minister then explained the
situation to a railroad official who
telegraphed the oanducboih of No. 2
to secure the grip on the train
'and ascertain 'to whom the grip here
should be sent-
State Center people will rememib- he sent to Reverand Oreston,
er that a few weeks ago a couple Iowa. It was sent and all are haipipy
pasisecT through h^re, walking from now in the possession of their own
Chicago to California, having with property.
them a small 'baiby, nicely done up
in furs aind being taken overland in'
a little cart. It seems from reports
received in this city and also from
stories appearing in the Omaha pa
ipers that this couple is in serious
In a short time the dispatch
came that the grip would be returne
ana that the satchel here should
WE WANT TO
•the
1916
If you have signed with
trouble and both are being held in Journal since December 1st
Omaha, wihere they have 'been look- for any publication and it is mot
ed up by the federal authorities- receivedi or is not giving satisfaction
as
•in which the babe was riding- It it a pleasure to investigate the
seems that this cart had a false trouble and adjust any irregularity,
bottom-and between the two bot- we are at. your pleasure- Ed
totog were hidden prints and picture
of bridges taken en route, also, the JUHL PHULLPSKN HERE-f^.
location of wagon roads leading to —v.—
each bridge. .. Alfred Miller and wife esnteir
When examined at Omaha the tained their relatives, Mr. anld Mrs.
officers found thieise prints and pict- Juhl Phillipsen acdi daughter and
ure^ and have confiscated' them and Mr- and Mirs- Hams Yngved and
are iholding the travelers prisoners, daughter, Sunday. Thtey ibotih re
The people spent a night in this side on farms nepir (Guthrie Oenter
city, leaving early the next morning
for the west- They were supposed'
to. travel on an average seventeen,
miles per day, but they were six'
days coming here from LeGrand and
Boone people saw them in Ogdiem
the indgiht after they left that city
having traveled only nine mi'les.
•When one of the men asked' the
to it® arrival we Shall consider
CLEAN UP WEEK IS
Mm
We are being urged today both
33 a
Nation and as a state to
but if adds unimieasureably to the
beauty of spirit and the joy of liv
ing.
The Iowa Federation of Women's
Clubs are arranging for a State
wide QleanrUip-iWeek, beginning A-
I ^cantinuinK uintil A-
•Club urges
every individ-
j°'f Exira, do their part to
mai^e
Exdra' trully the Ciity Beau-
thereby doing our parti for
Jjtpt'h S|tlaite anld) Natiota-
%-t
BEN JENSEN HERE SUNDAY.
•Ban Jensen came over from
Guthrie Center, Salturday and visit
ed over Sunday with his parents
He is working in the Gtreen Bay
a in ha it it
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TO GUTHRIE CENTER
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Luther Hensley was a visitor ia
Gluthrie Center Sunday.. making
tihe trip in has auto.
Mr. and Mrs- Peter Chnistensen
drove Cram their home near Giutluie
Center Sunday, for a few days visit
with her mother Mrs. Nelson,and
father, L. P. Christensen-
gin semis
npipEIIGETIC
iSoout Master George Voss and,
his admirable little company of» Boy
Scouts have again, shown their a
billlty .ta do things in the right
way and at the proper time-
We don't know who suggested
that it was time to clean up the
Part in the City Beautiful Ibut
a few dlayia ago the 'Scouts could.
be seen, each with a raike or
shover anid the way they Cleaned
evfery pieae of foreign substance
off the surface of that pretty shad
ed spot was commendable^
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Extra is iproud of het lititlie oam-
pany of Boy ,Scouts and- extetndB
thanks to' their scout master for
his divotioji to the cause and ta
the boy® for their loyalty to their
country-
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PARTY AT
a THEODORE PAnY'S
Last Saturday afternoon, a crowd
of friends met at the home of
Mrs. Ida Peden, to spend a f©w
hours with that lady. Upon their
arrival they found Mrs- Peden a
way and learning she was at the
Picture Show,•? immediately sent
her father, Theiddtiore Patty after
her- It was a great surprise for
Mrs. Peden when she arrived home
and found about' twenty-five friends
gathered there for a social time
in honor otf her birthday anniveav'
sary which took place April 17th.
She received many beautiful pre
sents- After a few pleasant hours,
the ladies brought fortlh their wellt
fH'ied baskets and a sumptuous sup
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HELP THE HIGH SCHOOL
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Don't forget Box Social at Exlraf
High School Gymnasium April 20.
'Everybody com© and .help the High
School earn money to buy a victror
1
A fine timie gananteed to every
one that either buys or brings a
hox- .«
Coffee will be servedi at 5 cents
a cup and ihome-.made candy sold- ^Vy
A short program will be given by1
a few of the Eixira High School f«y
boys and girlls. Sextette of famoua V('
singers from different nation®, y-
THE PATTYS TO
Mr- and Mrs. Charlea FOBS and
am illy and Mr. and Mrs- Ralph
Chammon and family enjoyed a pleas
ant Sunday at the home of their
parents, Mr- and Mrs. James Oh«nr
non in the east paamt of towm- tives
Jim was the only Englishman pres- Mr3. EJu®ene Sieph
eat returnjed to Eutdra ife ^onths.
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Messm Will, Charley and' Theo
dore Patty, Mrs. Ida Peden
aan of thia city and M)ro, ,Wil4
Bu^h of Fairfaa South
autoed to Carroll, Sun*
spent the day with
at tihe Dr- L-
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EXIRA FOLKS VISIT
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Shornjj Biritrier, Uncle Iwilliam
Biintner Sr. and wife and' Mias Cle
oilia Tharnish went to Carroll, Sat
urday, to see theiir old friend John
Rieff, wiho is very ill with dropsy^
and complications. Shornp andf
Mia^- Oecilia Tharnish returned
hiome SatuTdiay while Mr- William
Bintner Sir- and wife attended St
Marys Chuiictti wihere they me
ceivedi Holy Communion' anid re
turned home Monday. They report
Mr. Rieff'e condition precarious-
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from Texas
residing oa

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