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tin OLD SETTliB JjBMH Stricken Very Suddenly, and Died Almost Instantly. Many Relatives Herev Nancy Catherine Cannon was born in Indiana Nov. 7, 1851, and died at her home in Orient, Iowa, June 7, 1921, aged 69 years and 7 months. She was the daughter of John Calvin and Elizabeth Walker Cannon. When she was five years of age, her parents came to Iowa City and remained there one year, then came to Cass county, iv Here she grew to womanhood and on November 24, 1872, was united in marriage to S. B. Clark. They lived in Cass and Audubon counties until 1906 when iihey •came to Adair county, and later to Orient. Seven children were born to this union, the oldest, a daugh ter dying in infancy. The remain ing ones are Mrs. Rose Shirey, Palmer, Nebraska Ben F., Mrs. Grace Bell and Mrs. Elsie Gusta son, all of Orient George C., of Maaksburg, and Roscoe O., of Atlantic. She. leaves her aged husband, also twenty-three grand children and two great grand children. One sister, Rita, and /four brothers, Ellwood, John, Jesse and Van, have preceded her in death. Four remaining brothers are Ben Cannon, of Washington George, •of Stroud, Oklahoma Frank, of Alaska, and Joe, of Wiota, Iowa. She has been a member of the Baptist church for over twenty five years. Her death came very unexpect edly to her family and friends. She had arisen on last Tuesday morning and when partially dress .ed, she was stricken to the floor •and was dead when she wasf)icked jap. The funeral services were con ducted at the Methodist church at Orient, Thursday, at 2 p. m., con ducted by Rev. Spiller, assisted by Rev. Basham and Rev. Jones. Interment was in the Orient Out of town relatives and friends -who were present were Roscoe O. Clark and family of Atlantic Joe Cannon, wife and son,-Mrs. Mary Shenmaker and son of Wiota J. W. Cannon and wife, of Bray ton, Will Cannon, Bert Cannon and wife, Roy Cannon and daugh ter of Cumberland Mrs. Ella Gannon and daughters, Ethel and Florence, of Red Oak Lincoln Clark and wife, of Ashland, Ne braska Mrs. Josie Kingery and Mrs. Jane Kingery, of Fremont Mr. and Mrs. W. E. 'Deets, of At lantic Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bell, •of Winterset. A large number of relatives also live in the Orient -vicinity. Aid for Pueblo The chairman of the Pueblo chapter of the Red Cross has ap pealed for aid, and the manager of the central division, Walter David son, has advised the seven hundred and forty-eight chapters under his charge to forward contributions to James L. Fieser, Red Cross Head quarters, Pueblo, at once as their needs are pressing.. Any contributions for the flood sufferers of Pueblo may be for warded to Mae McLaughlin, Home Service Secretary of the Audubon County Chapter, Amer ican Red Cross, Audubon, Iowa, and will be sent immediately to the Red Cross headquarters at Pueblo. ,,, Nick Thielen went to Des Moines "Tuesday. ^.lor.eal^V" ESTABLISHED IN 1885 1 Mabel Jessen Elected to' Position at Cedar Falls Cedar Falls, la., June 9—Special: Announcement was made today by the bureau of recommendations of the Iowa State Teachers' College that Miss Mabel M. Jessen of Exira had accepted a position to teach next year in the Teachers' College campus training school. Miss Jessen will receive her Bachelor of Arts degree here at the close of the summer term in Aug ust and will commence her duties iq the training school in Septem ber. Selection to a position in the campus school is one of the highest honors bestowed upon seniors, be ing a recognition of superior ability and high scholarship. Miss Jessen has a legion of friends amongst the faculty and Student body, who join in rejoic ing at her success fe Sudden Death of Chicago Relative of George Gill Mrs. Harry Lewis and George GiU have returned to their homes in Walnut and Atlantic, after attend ing the funeral of their brother-in law, Hudson Thorp, in Chicago. They report that Mr. Thorp died very suddenly. He went to work as usual at the office of the express com'pany-and, about noon, he com plained of feeling ill. While stand ing at the desk of the manager, who ^hadjust given him permission to go home, he dropped over dead, a victim of heart trouble. New Anita Bank Opened A reorganiztion of the Citizen's Savings bank has been completed andthe«new bank opened its doors last Saturday. The band held an impromptn concert in front of the building and a large crowd gather ed to see the doors of the new bank open. Many deposits were receiv ed during the day. Retires after Fifty-three Years in Business Uncle Davy Soar who has con. ducted a harness shop in Audubon county almost ever since its first settlement, has decided to retire and enjoy life. Almost fifty-three years ago, in 1868, he opened a shop in Exira and attended to the needs of the farmers of the south part of the county for fifteen years. In the early days of the city of Audubon he opened a second shop there and has been in the business there con tinuously ever since. Dies from Injuries Re ceived Four Years Ago fefe Atlantic, Iowa (Special) Peter H. Petersen, aged 20, died at 10 a. m., Sunday, at the home of his mother, Mrs. Marie Petersen, 301" Hazel street, of tuberculosis, an aftermath of injuries received four years ago. The young man's foot was crushed while he was ejnploy ed at the Shrauger & Johnson plant. He was an invalid for the last three years. The yotfng man was born in Denmark, his parents coming to Atlantic many years ago. Short funeral services will be held at the home at 1 p. m. Wed nesday, the ReV. F. W. Simpson officiating. The body will then be taken to Hamlin, where ser vices will be held at the Danish Lutheran church. Mrs. George Hunt and children returned to the home in town, the last of last week. They spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. James Reed and family in the 'country. "STOPPING AN ADVERTISEMENT TO SAVE MONEY IS LIKE STOPPING A WATCH TO SAVE TIME" Regular services at the Christian churc next Sunday. The sermon topic for the morning will be "The Immortality of the Gospel." You have no doubt heard numerous ser mons on the immortality of the soul. We invite your attention to this sermon which will probably be the -presentation of a line of thought which you have not been privileged to listen to so often. The topic for the evening will be: "An Organized Church, What For?" Word has reached us that our newly organized Sunday school at the Edwards schoolhouse is plan ning to make next Sunday "Ban ner Sunday." We are glad to bear this and wish to urge our Ex ira church people to plan to go out and help them to realize this worthy aim. f'If Union Tent Meeting at North Branch PC t- r. A Union tent meeting was launched at North Branch Bun, day, June 12. On Friday, a group of over fifty men was on the grounds to help in the erection and seating of the large tent. Two large audiences greeted the evan gelist at the opening services on Sunday and real interest and en* thusiasm was manifested. This campaign is under the direction of Dr. E. B. Pratt who has held many large tabernacle meetings in Iowa, abd just recently closed a Union campaign in Guthrie Center that touched the entire community. The large chorus choir is under the direction of. Prof. Crane. The song service begins at 8:00 o'clock. Solo at about 8:25 by Mr. Crane. Sermon at 8:30. Come when you can but be sure to come- There will be three services on Sunday at 11:00, 2:30 and at 8:00. MICKIE SAYS: wuewos, vjotteu voting usowwa" [Wl &&WSA.WJ6, \JEt TVC OVt VXMO I OBOER. CATALOG UC 'to PKZVi. UP VVX MOKXE. PAPER. K1 VOOVC OMtaTVl 1 ABSOPOUfc UOVAE KAtRCUWJta. NJER FQACWOS'N VlE\&UOOR3.> "XVMs ^ONS VOUO tWft &(fcOOO -fOWV\ COVJ-^ 1 -tXmvjrTt TUV utrt va yPASSEO 'N GARBM AION6 \0\VEwl VNER. EXIRA, IOWA, THURSDAY. JUNE 16, 1921 you have not been there before, now is your time, and if you have been there before, make it your second, third or fourth time. We are enjoying 'this fellowship between the coun try and town and you will also. Remember tBe change of time for our mid-week meetings to Thursday evening. We are still continuing our lectures on "Reli gious Education." The choir plans to practice immediately fol lowing the lecture which will ne cessitate our meeting a little earlier for the lecture. The Aid Society will meet with Mrs. Dick Simpkins on Friday afternoon of next week in place of Thursday on account of the Gree ley Township Faarm Bureau picnic on Thursday.' UP "TUB-IRE. ASVLW^] FSR. NOUfc. QYZ.YiG3S N ENCfVTiet. TO K.QM WEV. -art®" DM IIIMI NOTES EXIRA and HAMLIN Our Ladies' Aid society had a splendid success with the bazar last Saturday. All goods were sold out at an early hour. We take this opportunity to extend our thanks to every person who pa tronized or assisted us in any way. The Exira Young People's so ciety had a fine time at their house social, at the hospitable H. P. Petersen home last Tuesday evening. Rev. Jensen was called to Ham lin yesterday to conduct the fu neral service of Peter H. Petersen,' a youth of twenty years, who, af ter a lingering illness, died at ,his home in Atlantic last Sunday. His mother, Mrs. Peter Petersen, is a sister to Mrs. Chris Kirk, and a member of the Aagaard family in this vicinity. May his spirit rest in peace with God! Next Sunday Danish church ser vices will be held at Exira in the forenoon at 11 o'clock and at Hamlin in the afternoon at 2:30. Young People's meeting at Ham lin Sunday evening at 8 o'clnnlr. At Exira, the Y. P. meeting will be held next Thursday evening Miss Clara Tibben expects to leave some time next month to spend an extended summer vaca tion with her sister and family, who reside in Colorado. Walter Schlotfeldt and family, Charlie Lauridsen and wife, George Wahlert and family, Ed Wahlert and family, Marion Rummelhart and family, Clint Rucker and fami ly and Chris Hansen and family weyit to the Coon River near White Rock Sunday oh a fishing trip. Well Known Teacher to Leave for Persia Announcements have. been re ceived by friends in our city of the marriage in Sioux City on Friday, June 3d, of Miss Pearl May Allen to Rev. Paul B. Shedd. They announce that they will be at home in Hamaden, Persia, where she and her husband will act,as missionaries. Miss Allen held the position of principal of our schools the past year and made her home with the Ed Young family. She made hosts of friends during her stay here who deeply deplore her going so far away, but join in extending hearty congratulations to the happy pair. Pioneer Brought to Audubon for Burial The body of Charles Kibler an old time resident of Audubon county, arrived in Audubon for burial last week accompanied by his wife and two surviving brothers. Charles Kibler car ie with his wife and son to Audubon county in the 70s and made this his home until about twelve years ago when he moved to Canada. Mrs. Kibler is the only survivor of the family, the son having died many years ago. Brick and Tile Company Will Resume Business The Audubon brick and tile com pany which went bankrupt a few weeks ago has been reorganized and will resume business again soon. Mr. Frodc Koch, manager of the Crystal Springs Clay Company, has accepted the position of manager. Miss Alice Gamber departed Monday for her home in Valley Junction. She has been teaching in the Exira Public Schools, the past year, and won many friends during her stay here. We under stand that she will not return here next year. Caroline Gates, Former Exira Girl, Weds in Florida Miss Caroline E. Gates, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Gates, of this City, and Mr. Dan Rooney, of Miami, were married here yes terday. The Rev. C. H. Summers of the Methodist church performed the ceremony. Miss Gates, who was the founder and proprietor of the Palm Beach Open Air school, Is well known and highly regarded here as a prominent educator and a young woman of charm and estimable ability." The above itemi was clipped from the Palm Beach Post. Prior to their removal to Florida, the Gates family resided in Exira and will be remembered by many of our older residents, who join in extending congratulations- to the newly wedded pair. A-'"'- -i Properly Observe Silver Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Chris A. Jessen who reside near Exira, celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary, last Sunday, and entertained a host of relatives in honor of the event. A six clock dinner was served) ollowed by .an evening of social fenjoyment. Mr. and Mrs. Jessen were the recipients of many beauti ful pieces of silver, and also of the best wishes for many more years of happiness and prosperity. Among the guests present was their daughter, Mabel, who came from Cedar Falls to attend the celebration. mu Two Exira Girls Named among Nurse Graduates i:s:Z M.-. A class of five young women, in cluding Miss Anna Gude and Miss Evalina Baier, of Exira, will grad uate from the Atlantic hospital, where they have been taking a nurses' training course. The preparations for the exer cises, which will take place July 7th, are now being made. The other members of the class are Florence K. Laursen,* Matilda C. Gunderson^ and Emma M. Herman, p* $ A 4 7 A large crowd of Exira citizens are attending the Shrine Conclave in Des Moines this week. & Ed Delahoyde departed Tuesday morning for his home in California, after attending to business matters here for several months. Harold Northup and family are now comfortably located in the A. J. Leake residence in the Heights. Thieves Have Narrow Escape with Marmon Car The big Marmon touring car be longing to N. P. Chnstensen. (Hon est Pete) of Atlantic was stolen from the garage at the home Friday night and later abandoned in a ditch north east of the city. With tho exception of a broken guard the car was not greatly damaged. The theft is thought to have been the work of joyriders. It was abandoned following a header into a wire fence. The same night a large car in turning a corner south of Exira ran into the fenc^ at the Luther Hensley place breaking off several of the ce ment posts. When hailed by Lu ther who asked if any one was hurt there was no answer and the car was backed out and driven rapidly away. J. O. Howard and N. P. Christen sen came to Exira later to look up the facts, but so far as we are aware the culprits have not been discover ed. Exira cemetery. NO. 24 $1.50 PER YEAR FOUND DEAD IT Had Been in Failing Health but Not Considered Serious Lev Parrot was born in Bremer county, Iowa, April 22, 1858, and departed this life in "Audubon county, Iowa, June 12, 1921, aged 63 yrs., 1 mo., 21 days. He was united in marriage with Miss Hannah Luann Zaner on December 22d, 1881. Five chil dren were given to this union, three daughters and two sons,— Mrs. Clara Annetta Pearson, of Anita Mrs. Nancy Ann VanAer nam, of Anita Alfred Levi Par rot, of Adair George Robert Par rot, of Adair and Mrs. Luella Baker, of Exira. Mr. Parrot came to Audubon county at about ten years of age where he resided until about four years ago when he retired from active life and moved' to Adair. His last illness was short and his departure sudden and unexpected, He had not been feeling so very well for a few days but was not considered seriously ill when he was suddenly taken away with heart failure. ^Among those who mourn his de parture are his wife and five chil dren above mentioned, fifteen grand-children, five brothers, three sisters and many friends. Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Luella •Baker, of Exira, Rev. Eppard in charge. Interment was in the M. B. Nelson Receives Well Earned Promotion At a recent meeting of the board of directors of the Farmers'Sav ings Bank in Atlantic, Mark B. Nelson was promoted and now be comes active, vice president. He ha held the position of cashier of the bank for the last ten years. 'k\ The Farmers' Savings Bank was organized in the spring of 1912 by Mr. Nelson. He went to Atlantic from Exira where he was employ ed in the First National Bank for sV two years. Before coming here, j~$' he had been with the Arion State sp Bank at Arion, Iowa, for two years. The advancement of Mr. Nelson is welcome news to his manv Exira friends, and all are wishing him continued success. ." ''V Greeley's Annual Farm -VrAS Bureau Picnic June 23d Greeley township will hold its v' Annual Farm Bureau Picnic in Beers grove Thursday, June 23d. A royal good time is planned, Entertainment will include an ad- Sssssfe dress by Mr. James Coupe, assist ant secretary Iowa Farm Bureau Federation recitations, singing," band music, sports, baseball game. Come and enjoy it. Death Ends Suffering of Mrs. George Northup"*' Mrs. George Northup was burn- a ed so badly that death came to end her sufferings last week. Despon dent over ill heath, she saturated her clothing with kerosene and touched it with a lighted match after which she ran screaming into the street. George Weighton who was near by went to her assistance with a bucket of water. He succeed ed in smothering the flames but she was so badly burned that death en sued. Mrs. Northup was an aunt .v. of Harold andEd Northup of Exira.