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Legislation to make effective the
wheat price guaranty for the 1919
rop and at the same time to safe
guard the government against losses
was recommended to congress at
'Washington by the department of ag
liculture and the food administration.
A Washington dispatch says 45,000
amies and horses, part of the army's
surplus supply, will be sold at auction
at camps throughout the country next
month. The sales will be held Janu
ary 7, 14, 21 and 28.
The treasury department at Wash
ington issued instructions for the re
call of all unsold War Savings stamps
of the series of 1918. In their stead
stamps of the 1919 series will be sup
In the nature of a Christmas an
nouncement of great interest to the
farmers of the country, Secretary of
Agriculture Houston at Washington
said that during the coming season
the government will offer for sale, at
cost, quantities of nitrate of soda, one
of the much-needed fertilizers.
Without even a roll call the senate
at Washington passed the war reve
nue bill, the largest tax measure in
the history of the world, designed to
raise $6,000,000,000 in 1919 and $4.-
000.000,000 in 1920.
All regulations restricting the use
of bread, meat of all kinds, sugar,
butter, cream and cheese in public eat
ing places, which have been in effect
since last October 21, were ordered re
scinded by the food administration at
Mrs. James Dempsey and her five
children were burned to death at
Aldred, Pa., when their home was de
stroyed by fire.
The Illinois traction system was au
thorized by the interstate commerce
commission at Washington to increase
passenger fares to a rate not exceeding
3 cents a mile, and to sell 500 and
1,000 mileage books at $13 and $25 re
While counting the money he had
taken in after a prosperous day Carl
H. Cook, grocer at Laporte, Ind., was
murdered by two men attempting to
secure the receipts for the day.
amounting to several hundred dollars.
Two hundred and fifty new cases of
Influenza are being reported daily in
Hew York, according to an announce
ment made at the health commission
Fire destroyed the four-story brick
building occupied by the Brown Mer
chandise company at Mansfield, O.,
causing a loss estimated at $100,000.
r. War Savings stamps to the value of
$36,000 and some cash, amount un
known, were stolen from the safe in
the Greeley (Colo.) post office.
U.S.Teutonic War News
"Ten American destroyers, flying
their long "homeward bound" pen
nants, steamed out of the Queenstown
harbor Thursday amid the roar of
whistles from shipping.
We do all kind of battery repairing and
carry a repair stock of several hundred dol-
lars at all times*-^
We sell the best battery in the world for the money:
CALL US UP AND WE WILL GET YOUR BATTERY.
HOW CAN YOU AFFORD NOT T0?
Following ih^lfrm'tfcnmai^ *bt'.
fleet into port at New York nn\e
British liner Saxonia from Liverpon
with 1,400 sick and wounded officer*
and men, mostly surgical* cases.
'_' Washington announces the depar
ture from France of 11 transports, in
cluding the Mauretania with more
than 3,0000 men from the Three Hun
dred and Forty-seventh infantry of the
A dispatch from the American army
of occupation in Germany says the
Germans of the Rhineland community*
a strong industrial district, are begin
ning to oppose strongly the bolshevism
of the soldiers and workmen's coun
General Rhodes, member of the
American armistice commission, was
severely injured in an airplane^ acci
dent on the outskirts of Paris. His
pilot, a British officer, was killed.
European War News
A delayed Odessa dispatch says
there has been sharp fighting through
out the city for several hours in which
5,000 French troops participated.
French cannon on the water front and
the big guns of the French battleship
Justice are firing over the city, bom
barding the republican camp beyond.
A Mayence dispatch says the French
threw a pontoon bridge across the
Rhine at Niersteln on Friday. This
bridge, which is over 1,000 feet in
length, was built in five hours.
The Finanza Italian of Rome an
nounced that it estimated Italy's
claims for damages in the Invaded
provinces at more than 100,000,000,000
Fifty additional large German
U-boats will soon be surrendered the
London Evening News learns. This
will make the total of surrendered
German submarines 164.
When Capt. Victor Blue, commander
of the superdreadnaught Texas, shook
hands with Secretary Daniels at New
York, he received a Christmas pres
ent in the form of a commission as
A Paris dispatch says Hobey Baker,
famous Princeton athlete, an aviator in
the American army, was accidentally
killed while flying Saturday at Toul
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An Amsterdam ""dispafch" 'says t!
German government lus announced
that no more' titles honor* or decora
tions will be conferred.-. i Those now
existing can be retained
A Lima dispatch says it is estimated
that 3,000- Peruvians have fled from
Chile to Peru and( Bolivia during tjhe
last month as a result of the crisis be
tween Chile and Peru- .A' j'
An Amsterdam dispatch says the
German government is reported to be
preparing a new bill of taxation on the
enormous profits matte by big firms
during the war. The new levy is ex
pected to yield $20,000,000,000.
Prof. T. Masaryk, president of the
Czecho-Slovak republic, took the oath
of offkv as president in the diet build
ing at Prague.
Bulgarian troops fired on the Greek
posts near Trou'ssova and wounded
three Greek soldiers/ according to an
official dispatch t'rcui Seres, in Greek
Macedonia. The Greeks, the message
.(ids. then attacked and captured tlyo
T.ii'.jrniVMii posl-. ^g-
A Berlin dispatch says the editorial
rooms and the publishing pl*ant of the
Socialist Vorwaerts were seized and
occupied at ten o'clock at night jby
members of the Spartacus group. The
building was invaded by a party with
18 machine guns.
Satisfactory and amicable agree
ment is understood to have marked
the conference at London between
President Wilson, Premier Lloyd
George and Foreign Minister Balfour.
The whole range of the allied policy
at the peace conference was covered,
and afterwards the statesmen discussed
the future relations between Great
Britain and the United States, includ-
ihg the freedom of the seas and%aval
disarmaments. No details are'atjhand
at this cabling, but the correspondent
learns from an authoritative source
that the closest co-operation marked
You may not be able to get a Moline
Universal if you delay ordering.
You will help relieve spring congestion
of shipping by buying now.
You will have plenty of time to become,
familiar, with its construction and
operation before the spring rush and
will be able to work your tractor in
on belt work and other light jobs.
It is the only tractor which do^s all farm
work including cultivating.
One man operates both tractor and im
plement from the seat of the imple
ment where you must sit in order to,
do the best work.
Defeat of the bolshevik army on the
Ekaterinburg front in a decisive bat
tle by any army of loyal Russians
was reported in an official dispatch to
the Russian embassy at Washington
from the Omsk government.,.. ..<p>W&^W&M&i VJ!
A Washington dispatch says Andrew
Moracewski, premier of the new Pol
ish government, has announced it will
carry out at once a series of measures
to end the anti-Semitic movement, ac
cording to cables received there.
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The government at Montevideo,
Uruguay, has ordered the mobilization
of units of the Uruguayan army in
face of threatened labor troubles
throughout the republic.
"Under pressure from the entente,"
says a German wireless dispatch re*
ceived at London, the German ambas
sador to Turkey and his staff have
left Constantinople. They are expect
ed to reach Genoa soon.
Rumors that the former emperor of
Germany has bwen assassinated be
came current in Paris, notably in the
chamber of deputies. There is not the
slightest confirmation of ythe
up to the present.
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Clarence Kezar visited several days
at Thief River Falls the past week.
Howard Dean and 3isters, Maud and
Myrtle, of Radium, were entertained
Xmas day at the G. H. Palmer home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Diedrich and
children _and Andrew Hansen and
family' were delightfully entertained
at the A. D. Vansickle home Xmas
day.- Th Nicholls young folks were
also entertained in the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Kvalle entertained
a company of relatives and friends
and friends Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Noble Nicholls will en
tertain a company of relatives., New
Year's day. %r
E. T. Frank, V. S., of Warren, was a
professional caller at the Grant Mor
rison farm Wednesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Myers and chil
dren spent Xmas day at the G. Fisher
home northwest of Warren.
Miss Lillie Nicholls entertained a
company of friends Saturday evening
in honor of ther brother Havlock, who
recently returned from the army.
Cards and dancing were indulged in
until the wee sma' hours of the morn
ing. At midnight a delicious lunch
was served by the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Vansickle and
three children, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Die
drich and two children and Mr. a)jd
Mrs. Andrew Hansen and little S0n
motored to 'the Anton Kirtz home east
of Argyle Sunday where they spent aid.
enjoyable day. _,
Having purchased the east side meat market from the former owner,
Oscar Johnson, I wish to announce to the people of Warren and vicinity
that it will be my purpose to keep an up-to-date, clean and sanitary
meat market and give to my customers a square deal at all times.' They
will receive their money's worth or money refunded.
I have secured Gunner Stenberg, an experienced meat cutter, to
handle that part of the business. y\f
Will be glad to meet all the old customers of the shop and many
new ones. Give me a trial. I shall do my best to please all. Phone No. 4.
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backs as easily as it goes forward
turns in a 16-fL circle.
It has plenty of power for your heaviest
work, yet light in weight to operate
economically on light jobs. All the
weight on two big drive wheelsno
dead weightno extra expense.
Substantially constructed for many years
Electric lights for night work and self
starter for non-robust labor.
You can practicallydoubleyour efficiency
you can produce more food with
Jesshelp. You will need it, ordernow.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Johnson am
children and Mrs. Martin Hauser aw?'
children of Warren,, and the G. Fttb
er family were entertained at the
C. Myers' home Sunday in honor
Mr. Myers' birthday anniversary.
Frank Diedrich has enrolled in
Commercial Department at North S
Miss Anna Diedrich has resumt
her studies at the Cook school.
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