Jan. 1st half
Feb. 1st half
Mar. 1st half
Api. 1st half
May 1st. half
June 1st half
July 1st half
One new jEH3d one old chiurn
Pasteurizer and cooler
2 cooling tanks
3 .water tanks
2 cream scales
IiOOAIJ AND PERSONAL.
4* *s** 4
Mr. A. F. Anderson, of Atlantic,
spent a few hours in town Friday
od business. He and his are
Cream tester with glassware
Moisture tester butter cutter
2 Friday's boxes
A Few Facts
About Cream Prices
For the last half of jttily we paid 40c and 45c for but
terfat against a station price of 35c.
Figuring on the amount of butt erf at we have received
since January 1st, 19&T, and on the difierence in sta
tion and creamery prices,' the gain and Iosb in cold
cash to the farmers patronizing the creamery during
the year as follows:.
As we are going out of business, we will sell at public auction
at the creamery, at Brayton, lovya, on
Contfntijl&ing at 1 o'clock p. m., the following property:
2 cream vats
3 axle shafts
2 test scales
And other articles too numerous to mention.
TERMS: Cash ar bankable note drawing 8% from date.
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Balance in favor of creamery patrons' $4908.67
Exira Creamery Co.
spending the summer in Atlantic
where Mrs. Anderson is helping
?are for her mother, Mrs. S. L.
Kringel who has recently passed
her ninety-third birthday. Mrs.
Kringel is in, vqry good health far
AUDUBON COUNTY JOURNAL
Cream cans 2 writing desks
About 125 Ash tubs
Liners and circles for same
Buildings and warehouse
Pipes and fittings
Washing powder Oils
one of her age, being able to con
sume three meals a day regularly,
but is quite feeble and her daugh
ter wishes to be near her.
Mrs. Kate Hamilton, of Rock Is
land, Illinois, was "in Exira over
Sunday visiting her friend, Mrs.
Alice Connrardy. Mrs. Hamilton
was an old-time resident of the
north part' of the county, and has
been making a six week's visit with
friends around here. She will be
remembered here as Miss Kate
Donaldson, a sister of Will Don
aldson, who, at one time, conduct
ed a bakery in Exira. While in
this city, she made a pleasant call
at the home of ye editor, who was
also an old-time friend of Mrs.
Miss Nora Fpss is assisting with
the household duties at the W. E.
Varney home, commencing work
Master Donald Varney has been
assisting Georget Nelson with his
painting business this weak.
Donald is only eleven years old
but isn't afraid of work and be
lieves in grasping opportunity
when it coipes his way.
son of Fred Meaike,
a farmer living northwest of Audu
bon, had the tendon^ in his left
leg cut above the ankle by the
sickle on a mower .\vith wjjiich his
fourteen-year-old brother- wa$
mowing weeds. The mother of
the.bojs had died a jaonth before.
WM. HOEGH, Clerk
The residence bplongidg to Mrs.
Anna McAninch is .being
shingled this week.^'
At Anita, plans are Being made
to build up anew baseball park in
the city park. As soon as the
ground is leveled, a new grand
stand will be built. The boys in
charge are figuring on staging a
two-day tournament between the
four, teams in the city
"Skinners'. Row," "Teddy Beqrs,"
"Crepe Hangers" and "Hard
Bbils,"—charging a small admis
siop fee to the games to help raise
the.money. Work on the grounds
will stqrt at once.
Mrs. C. G. Walner, of Atlantic,
has been chosen to superintend
the baby department at the Wo
men's and Children's buildings, at
the State Fair, this year.
Miss Neal S. Knowles, of Ames,
will also superintend the Hoi^i
William Jennings Bryan will de
liver a lecture at the chautauqua
at Oakland tomorrow. Today,
C. W. Hunt, president of the Iowa
Farm Bureau federation, t, is their
C. C. Christensen and family
left Sunday for Albert Lea, Minne
sota, to visit his brother for
J. B. Andreason and family
went to Des Moines Monday to
visit friends for several weeks.
for 10c from
one sack of
A man in California writes to
the Ford company and tells them
that they should feel
exalted for the reason that the
Ford is the only car mentioned in
the Bible and, to prove it, cites
them- to the passage in Isaiah
which says: "He went up into
Heaven on High", and asks what
other car but a Ford could do
Miss (Helen Voss returned Sun
day night from Lake Okoboji and
Milford, IoWa, where she spent
week with tier
Brushes and pipe brushes
Milk bottles |j Beltings
the first of the
Mrs. Harry Paige (arrived Saturn
day from Spokane, Washington,
for a visit with relatives.
Mrs. W. 0. Scott came from/At
lantic last Thursday for a visit,
with Mr. and Mrs. Nels Johnson..
A. J. Leake and family left Fri
day morning for Spirit Lake and
Lake Okoboji for a two weeks'
The Women's Community As*
sociation met last Wednesday at
the Boy Herrick home south of
town. A fine program was ren
dered by the children and Camp
fire Girls, under the direction of
Mrs. Carlstm. The folk dancing
was*especially good. After the
program, lunch was served 'to
about two hundred and twenty
Clarence Stanley, Bill and Tom
Elwood, Otto Navratil, Frank
Gault, Mr. and" Mrs. Frank Spoo
drovfe to Walnut Sunday to attend
tl^e Bqjll game.
Bernice Arnold returned home
Monday from Des Moines where
sEe had been visiting her sister for
Tom Corl, of Bo6ne^ and Mrs.
A. Corl, of Adaza, visited from
Thursday till Monday with George
Corl and family.
Mr.'and Mrs. Hans Hansen and
Hansf P. Hansen, Jr., wiffe and
baf)y went to Anita Sunday to
visit the Chris Miller family.
Mr. and' Mre. Andreason, of
Clinton, visited Wednesday at the
home of Hans Mortensen and
wife.- They are visiting relatives
Joe Gilroy ^nd, family,, Mrs.
Dolly Newlon and Miss Blanche
Noon left Saturday for Lake View*
for a week's vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Geisey, of Chi
cago, are visiting at the home of
the latter's parents, Mr. -and Mrs.
Soren Madsen. Mrs.: Geisey will
be remembered as Miss Anna
Mrs. Marion Brinker, who re
sides in Shawnee, Oklahoma, ar
rived here the last of the week for
a month's visit with her father
E. B. Voss, and family. She will
be remembered here as Miss Mar
Keith Burnette, who is employ
ed in the Rendleman Clothing
Store, is spending his vacation
with his parents in Colfax.
Mrs. Roscoe Clark and Miss
Anna Hansen spent Friday of last
week in Audubon with Miss Mabel
Harold Sturgeon and family,
Roy Dry den aiid family and
George Rogers and family spent
Sunday at Sunnyside Parl$ in At
Mrs. John Miller returned last
Wednesday from the Atlantic hos
pitaljwhere she submitted to an
operation a couple of weeks ago.
Hans Aagard, of Hamlin,
gradually improving! from his,
vere attack of typhoid fever.
Gust Froyd, an experienced*
shoemanwho has been located in*
Audubon for sometime, has pur
chased the Electric Shoe Shop in
Adair, and will take possession
Birds Among Most Use
ful Creatures to Mankind
No one'can be so insensible to
beauty, grace and winsomeness as
not to receive pleasure from hav
ing beautiful birds around him.
And the songs, some wonderful,
others quaint, none very disagree
able—not even that of the crow or
the jay—often make us stop thinks
ing of ,a rather dull world and
.dream of fairyland.
But the bird is not merely an
entertainer. He is our friend. Her
to th%domestic animals that fur
nish us foo|| and clothing^,-the bird
the! mggV Useful creature to
manWe'"Tiave millions of ene-f
CaijBs^s we J.abor to make our dailyg
bteadt We are opposed at every^
ste| by creatures as horrible to the,
vigw and as deadly in action as the
terrjjble prehistoric animals whose
skeletons we-see in the museums.,
Fortunately they are smaller..
Such are the apple-chafers, twig-i
pruners, berry beetles, plum-borers,
cherry slugs, grape-rollers, pear
leaf wasps, web moths, cabbage
worms, caterpillars,. cutworms,
grasshoppers, saw-flies and thou
sands of others. But they are pie
for birds. When it comes to eat
ing, the bird is the biggest hog in'
the world, so to speak. He can
eat two or three times his weight
in a day, and he loses no time in,
It has been estimated that bugs
cause a loss of more than $200,r
000,000 a year to the farmers in
the United States, and but for the
telling work of birds, it would be
far, far more. Yet some farmers
look upon them as enemies. Not
are they not made welcome,,
but they are killed and driven
away. The trouble is t^at the
damage birds do is far more visible
than the good they accomplish.
One apple pecked into shows up
more than a million insects that
have been devoured. As a matter
of fact the bird is more likely to
have been after a grub in the fruit
than after the apple itself$
sealed in by toasting
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