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Ol IVJ rltwrwEack Cash stakM j ETteMge X. Brews, Funeral erviees for Elbridge M. Brown. Moline Civil war veteran, were bold it 2 p. a yesterday Knox chapel, Moline, b Km. J. T. pJdds officiating. Member! of Graham post, O. A. It, held services at the chapel. There was a large display of. flower and many friends attended. Pallbearers were Fred Wells, Edward Wells. Clarence Wells, Axel Nordstrom, Smith Blackmail and Frank Richer. In terment was in BiTersMe cemetery. 1 BEWBEHSOIf. riMth claimed Ben Benson, pioneer resident of Moline, at s p. m. Saturday, in his home, 1(36 Nlneteenut avenue. He had been ill only a few days. Funeral services will be held at 2:3C p. m. tomorrow at the home, Rer. C O. Morland officiating. Iu ter&in i will be In Riverside ceme tery. : ; ' , Mr. Benson, a native of Sweden, HOLIDAY HAIL nUSIIDESGECDS OIIPOSTAtrEt) AMftSraaJ Clerk and Carriers Pressed Into Serriee Predict Reeeri for Week. SftLKlGO flraTBUT GAOSES LOSSES TODAY IN ALEDO AND MERCER COUNTY Nww Tort, Dec. 20 There were occs sternal rallies in the stock mar ket today, daring the morning, but the trend in the mala was again downward. Minor or obscure in- Mollne underwent its first Christmas- postal rush today, necessitat ing the temporary employment of additional clerks and carriers to prevent congestion at the post office, according to Postmaster C. V. Gould, who announced that in coming and outgoing holiday mails had reached their annual strides. Extra Htm Hired. "We took on several extra men this moraine and there will be need .. I.-, Mn. is isifi Hi ram for others later in tne wees, me to this country SO years ago and ' postmaster explained. "Today we settled in Moline. Twenty-nine have three new clerks sorting mail rears he had been employed by inside. Extra delivery trucks ana "j& la believed by the Moline to hare been an amateur at t to burglarixe the Bledsoe jettoaory shop, 1114 Seventh is, ocenrred Saturday Bight a woman's creams scared off --ofgd-be thief before he could Jt the store for the day's re- Surprises Thlet hum Bledsoe heard the in. . while she was In the cellar ' aag the furnace Are tor the JX. Before going below, she took precaution to seclude her cash I a revolver beneath a bedroom law. ' Rushing upsUIrs, Mrs. sdsee acoosted the burglar, who, Deere & Company; and for the last discovered had entered the flve yearg Dad been retired on a - through one of the bed room pension. He was also a member of U lows; . thn First Lutheran church of Mo- Ihe man ran into the store in the i line. Mr. Benson leaves a widow, Chicago, Dec Z0. Traders press ed the selling side of the wheal market today owing to a bank fail ure In London. The fact that the British made no wheat purchases I dastries sad specialties registered nr.- k. mmlrA Mfan.tJ .. OXtremS lOSSOS Of 2 tO SlmOSt S a bearish factor. On the other P"" annus, nun hand, bulls put emphasis on reports lost about as much. Interna that rural holders southwest con- tional Paper, American Car. Beet tinned to minimise sales. Opening I Sugar and Famous Players reftect quotations whichc varied from lc ed liquidatlag sales, and ahippings decline to c advance, with March ana sieeas receivea . mue support, $1.63 to $1.(4. and May $1.58 to losing 1 to S points. United States $1.59. were followed by a material Steel approximated its recent low setback all around. price, but rails were dull at slight SnhmaiMmtiT. m. lihanl nwinrttan chances, exceotin Chlcaco and in the risible supply total helped 1 Northwestern, which fell 1 points. Tne suppiy or can money at i per cent was In excess of demand. ' flreat of the building and was t&Ct to ransack the cash register ; Whan Mrs. Bledsoe ran outside ereasning for help. The burglar took fright and left the cash regis ter -open and escaped through the Window he had entered. f - Makes Getaway. Krsv Bledsoe's screams attracted eeval r neighbors. The police eould find no trace of the burglar and-gave up the trail after Mrs. bledeeev reported that she had in curred no loss. The' police believe that the rob ber Tiad premeditated the burglary of the day's receipts and that be had hidden outside until Mrs. Bled soe had gone into the cellar to at tend the are. That the thief is two sons. Leonard Benson of Ely ria, Ohio, and Carl Benson oi mis citiy, and one stepdaughter, Mrs. A. J. Shoan of Washington. GROTTO MUSICAL COMEDY TICKETS IN RAPID SSALE eti;eljo::esisi county vkr 111 spell tests j Aledo Personal Mrs. Charles Retherford of Joy returned to her home Saturday evening after visiting for a few days at the Arthur Nesbrtt home iiu Aledo. - " ' Miss Pearl Murray of Joy was an I Aledo visitor Saturday. , v I Mr. and Mrs. Lester Perry - of Stade.t of Claneer Bural Seheel Aledo vlsite.! wl ." 0UMVU V VI nw wwas Will Be Mercer RepreseaUtive la State Contest. to bring about a rally, c to lc net higher with March 1.64. to 1.64. and May, 161 to 1.11.': Offerings were small, and there was persistant buying, especially j on the part of a large elevator in terest . The close was firm. c to lUc net higher with May 73c to 74c. Chicago Futures Tickets for the Zal Groto musi cal comedy. "The Houseboat on the Sticks," which will be present ed in Moline high school auditor ium, Jan. 6, 7 and 8 are selling rap idly. Tickets are on sale at the And erson drug store, 1221 Fifth ave- drivers have also been pressed Into temnorarv service. ' Postmaster Gould averred inai no serious congestion of mail is anticipated. No Serious Delay. "Much of the additional work im posed by the Christmas season is accomplished adequately by the regular inside and outside staff," he explained. "We have learned that it is far better policy to let the clerks and carriers put in all possible overtime work, because they are more familiar with the handling of excess mail in emer gencies." The volume of holiday mail did not begin to show evidences of the coming season until late last week, postal authorities reported. It was predicted that the mails of late in the week will exceed any previous season. Dec. 20, 1920. Wheat Own Hlarh. Low. Close owbw oemsnn mnoe me corn March ....1.63 1.64 1.60 1.64 market relatively firm. After open- May 18 1.62 .1.55 1.61 iiib i -c on 10 ygc advance, m-i con cluding May at 72c to 73c, the j May market hardened all around, and. 'July .... then reacted somewhat. - I Oats- strength of May .72 .73 .74 .75 .72 .73 .73 .74 Oats reflected the nne: the Jericho arue store, wi youUg In crime is attributed to the Fifteenth street, and the Service fact that he could have intimidated Tire store, 1309 Fifth avenue. Date Che woman easily and escaped with for exchanging tickets for seat res ervations will be announced in a few days. Members of the Grotto who are selling tickets are asked to report to Arnold Johnson not later than Dec. 27, or to attend the Grotto meeting to be held that day. several hundreds of dollars before she could have summoned aid, HARRIED ON 13TH, 13 DAYS' WEDLOCK WINS WIFE DECREE f Thirteen hateful davs of wed lock. According to her bill for di vorce, convinced Mrs. Muriel Ho lub that her marriage to William Holub had been a mistake. Muriel and William were marriel Nov. 13, last, and 13 days later Muriel con cluded that Nov. 13 bad been her nlucky (wedding) day. Cruelty furnished grounds for the divorce, which was granted Mrs. Holub by Judge G. O. Diets in Moline city court on Saturday afternoon. . Two' other decrees were signed at the same time. Jesse Fret 1 3 was treed from his former wife, Ethel. Dotertlon was charged. A similar charge broke the bonds of George and Hattie Carstens in favor of the former. ROCK ISLANDER IS HELD AFTER CRASH ON LIQUOR CHARGE . F. B. McCullum of Rock Island, will be arraigned in Moline police court tonight in answer to a charge c: driving an automobile while he was under the influence of liquor. McCullum . was arrested last night aftsr colliding with a car owned and onerated by J. S. Perry of Silvia on First avenue between Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets. No one was injured. Bail was procured by McCullum soon aftsr his arrest and his re lease signed. Several witnesses have been summoned for tonight's hearing. TRIFLING BLAZES KEEP FIREMEN ON JUMP IN MOLINE corn, starting unchanged to c higher, May 49c to 49c,end con tinuing close to the initial range. Weakness - in the hog market tended to weigh down provisions. Liberty Bonds. - New York, Dec 20. Prices of Liberty bonds at noon today were: 3s, 90.00; first 4s, 85.10; second 4s, 84.50; first 4s, 84.90; second 4s, 84.48; third 4s, 87.10; fourth 4s, 84.98; Victory 3s, 95.00; Victory 4s, 95.02. Weather Forecast A call was received at the cen tral fire station at 5:25 Saturday afternoon from the building at 525 Fifteenth street, owned by the Van Wonlerghem estate. A blaze on the roof of the building was quick ly extinguished by the use of three tubes of chemicals. A similar call was received Sun day morning at 10:40 from the res idence of J. F. Green, 2124 Sixth avenue, and at 3:03 p. m.. the fire department was again called out to extinguish a roof blaze at the home of H. R. Cox, 1843 Fifteenth street place. The fourth call within the last 48 hours came at 8 this morning when a truck from station No. 1 carried the firemen and chemicals neces sary to nip another budding shin gle fire at the residence of Oscar Hammerquist, 412 Eighth street ILLINOIS: Snow in north and rain or snow in south portion to night and probably Tuesday; warmer tonight MISSOURI: Rain or snow in north, and rain in south portion tonight and Tuesday; warmer to night WISCONSIN: ' Cloudy tonight and Tuesday with light snow; somewhat warmer in east portion tonight IOWA: Snow tonight and Tues day; slightly warmer in extreme east portion tonight; cooler in west portion Tuesday. INDIANA: Snow in north and central and snow or rain In south portions late tonight and Tuesday; slowly rising temperature. July ..... Pork Jan. Lard Jon. .... May Ribs- Jan. .... May .49 .48 .49 .48 .48 .48 .49 48 22.00 22.60 22.00 22.60 12.75 13.00 11.00 1L70 12.95 13.27 11.12 11.80 12.75 13.00 1095 11.65 12.92 13.27 11.12 11.80 ' Ethel Jones, a student of the Glancey rural school in Eliza town ship, was a winner in the county , Mrs. Hattie Brown of Keithsburg, who has been caring- for William Leahigh during Is recent illness, re- tii-nari hninft Sutnrnav evenmc. Mr. li'Wahivh ronnrted much better. spelling contest which was held in the college auditorium last saiur day morning. Ethel., who is a Charles Woodward, the boy Mrs. Charles Johnson and daugh ter Eva of Jor were visitors in Aledo Saturday. Mrs. Gid Jackson of New Boston neighbor of wasm Aieoo aaiuraay uigm near eas the boy who sao met. nor uaugmei . aim rcnuc, j CltlLDREtim GIVE UP 1T.EAT TOIIELPOTO SBSBaBSSBBBB. Methodists Asked te Make Ah . ( Whit. rt,i. m I " vi rnfnsi h " Be Given Friday Sight, Children in the Methodist an. day school voted yesterday to m. up their usual Christmas tn? wnich was to hare been oiitniS won both the county and spelling contest last year, spelled 4CA m M,,utl, A 1 ina Martin. a student of the Union School m : lege at Nashville, Tenn. Eliza, and Marie Zwicker of Pre emption, the winners of the second and third places, both went - down thn aamn vrnrA TI10V v.r. 11T1- able to spell "tocsin," meaning an j Macomb, arrived in Aledo last Sat alarm bell. juroay mguu .is at the program 1-Tiday night, donate the money to the .tarn? children of central Euros urn I? iar east . . In pl icing the proposition befm eiwho returned home for the Christ-j .-J J NOte Wkw 3J"t ,a ! pastor of the ctardTZSa & irtin. I student In the Ward Belmont col-. h , rIasao. , " - day school classes of the cODdttJoi a small amount of money covl m ttujug iui litem. - r or ill 0m Miss Esther Hudson of Joy visit ed with friends in Aledo Saturday. BUSS IMina oraucui, wuu i Biu- hil , . nraviHsH .itk 1': dent in the state normal college at can be provided .with good meal a day for the rem&litv rxt (ha ninta rpi. ,.U;)J. . County Superintendent of Schools!?" -at once to forego the usual ui Miss Braucht will Justin Washburn of Rock. Island! county pronounced the words to the "Sfn "elr Tity lol 4- i wno had 80 litUe vouthful soellers. First 100 words i eachJ?S near Sioux City. Iowa, re A genewl a1 ia vi lo i and send the money to the boy ud ' Mable Gilmore, wjio is 1 .... hn Chicago Produce 52 44 036 All the news all the time The Argus. ' 30 Blackhawk Hotel Co. AND Miller Hotel Co. EIGHT PER CENT REAL ESTATE GOLD BONDS Total Issue $1,200,000. Valuation of Security $3,803,030 Borrowers, Blackhawk Hotel Co. and Miller Hotel Co. Maturities ; Serial 1 to 10 years. Denominations $100, $500, $1,000. ! The bonds are secured by a direct closed First Mortgage on the Blackhawk Hotel (the land owned in fee and building) and by a Collateral Trust Indenture made by the Miller Hotel Com pany covering their leasehold interests together with the furni ture, fixtures and personal property in the Blackhawk Hotel and the New Davenport Hotel of Davenport, and the Fort Des Moines and Savery Hotels of Des Moines. Ia addlOon the bonds ar. an condition ally guarantee)! aa tn prompt pay ment of principal and Interest by Dick R. Lane, H. a KahU Thorn aa J. Walih. William F. MUler and J. Reed Lane, officers of the Blackhawk Hotel and th Miller Hotel Company ; the combined wealth of the guarantors beina many times the total asawnt of this bond issue. Nat earn trig's of the comhmed hotel properties upon the completion f the remain mg four stories of the Blackhawk Hotel estimated to be at least tttS.MW per annum after deducting Federal Income Taxes and other charge. This Is nearly five times the greatest annual Interest charges oa the bonds. The proceeds from th. sale of these bonds will be nsed to pay off the astatine encumbrance on the Blackhawk Hotel and to pay part of the east of constructing, equipping, and furnishing the remaining teur storles of th. Blackhawk Hotel. 8 PRICE PAR AND ACCRUED YIELDING 8 INTEREST Wewer before kaa we been able to offer sodi a wan secured first Mortgage Bond Ism. bearing f interest. Tou owe it to yourself to timsel lasts this unparalleled opportunity. CAIX. WRITE. OR PHONE. Under ear 8TSTEKATIC nrTESTMEXT ri.AW, ytt eaa bay See toads .a Partial naysMBU aa receive tatemt oa year pay. SMBls. aik fer beeUet "gysteasOc Investment.' BOHD 2f HORTGAGE COEIPAWY SasoswaMrw tm C C. cM alCa. . Aperican Em&Ct Hortgaffe CsaUins, Oilcago r" Jf nmt fa wiliisssi saaswssiiew tftgumtit aw cBswfg' faNrssrs i - . DECEMBER 90, 1930. BUTTER Crsamery extras ....... Standards ............ Firsts 38 Seconds 33 EGOS Ordinaries .... ........36 Firsts ...... ,...64 CHEESE Twins LIVE POULTRY Fowls ...21 Ducks ........ ........ Geese ...... Springs .... Turkeys . ............. Roosters ............. POTATOES ' Receipts. 51 cars. Wisconsin, Minnesota.. . 1.351.45 Peoria Livestock. Peoria, 111., Dec. 20. Hogs: Re ceipts, 800; opened 15c higher; ad vance lost later; top $9.00; lights. lS.50B9.Ov: mediums. S8.65B9.0O: heavies, $8.659.00; packing, $8.00 8.50. Cattle: Receipts, 150; dull and weak. Horses and Mules. East St Louis, 111., Dec. 20. Horses: good to choice drafts, $140 200; eastern chunks, $1000150; choice southerns, $60100. Mules: sales insufficient to quote market 65 194 23 28 26 24 40 18 youthful spellers. First 100 words were given , and those who missed one or more were eliminated from the race. Then 25 words were pro nounced and Anally 10. Every township in the county was represented in the contest The work started at 10:30 in the morn ing and lasted until 4 o'clock in the afternoon with cne and a half hours off for naon turned to evening. Aledo last Saturday being made by jthe Methodist churches througsout i the United States to make im. ALEDO TEAM ADDS ANOTHER VICTORY TO SEASON RECORD Aledo high school walked away I with both games in the double header played last Saturday mgm the United States to make uui Christmas a wiine Christmas. Tin collection next Sunday will be 111 in answering the appeal (or iamh to help care for the children h central Europe and the near out County Treasurer C. A Freiwktj besn appointed by the county n- pervisors to take charge of the cot- A gold medal was given Ethel as SSTuf'Sr wr?ieK tr.butions donated by the cititen first prize. The medal for second .w"" windao, . The first ;cr Mercer ?cunty to the relief fun. 11 is uuyej luui a lrse sum mil be sent from Mercer county to hat the suffering in Europe throtijhott - the winter. . ... . . ... 1 icaui a, -" .mww. . piace, wnicn was awaroea Alice f defeated the first Marin, was silver and the third f NeVinogor by a score place medal won by Mane Zwicker -g t 14 j tn curtain ralsing each contestant received inose wno nad won nrst place m chooi New Windsor team was defeated 13 to 11. Both Pm-" trams of the Aledo and New Wind- the township contest - received a blue and white pin,, those who re ceived second place were awarded a maroon and white pin and the the New Windsor teams put up a rood fia-ht and proved themselves ' m ha ram, insprs as well as clean l pins given to the winners of third -i-ver This victory makes Aledo I .IBM DAM hwilBM A wllJI. V - . I t , I 1 1 i 1 1 . .J winner or every gams pisyeu su juue, pieaucu jumj uu uu far this season. The Seaton nigit S100 ana costs oy juage w. I. school having been beaten in a church Chicago Livestock. Chicago, Dec. 20. Cattle, receipts 18,000; very little doing early; some she-stock to outsiders; strong to 25c higher; packers bidding steary; bulls weak, other classes mostly steady; bidding around 8.50 on good vealsrs, about 50c lower; best steers in liberal proportion. Hogs, receipts 50,000; market mostly 10c lower than Saturday's average; top 9.35; one load; prac tical top 9.30; bulk 9.009.15; pigs steady to 10c lower; bulk 90 to 130 pound pigs 9.259.40. Sheep, receipts 24,000; fat classes steady; lamb top 10.15; good ewes s.uu; prime yearnngs k.qo; no feeder Jambs sold early; looks steady. Chicago Potatoes. Chicago, Dec. 20. Potatoes dull: receipts 51 cars; Northern Whites sacked 1.351.45 per hundred weight; bulk 1.451.55 per hun dred weight; Minnesota and North Dakota Red River Ohios sacked 1.60 per hundred weight Kansas City Livestock. Kansas City, Md., Dec. 20. Cat tle, receipts 11,000; fairly active; very uneven; most killing cattle and calves around steady; medium priced selling best; bulk fat steers 7.25Q8.25; bulk cows 4.0005.50; good and choice veals 8.759.50; stockers and feeders strong. Hogs, receipts 8,500; closing ac tive, 10c to 15c higher; bulk of sales 8.608.85; shippers top 8.95; good and choice pigs 8.5008.75. Sheep, receipts 8,600; fat lambs around with Thursday's average; Colorado . pea fed lambs 10.00; sheep mostly 25c lower; bulk ewes 3.5003.75. maize, 1.10 Kansas City Cash Grain Kansas City, Mo, Dec. 20. Cash wheat: unchanged; No. 1 hard, 1.70 1.75; No. 2, 1.671.74; No. 1 red. l.soipn.ao; no. z, 1.9301.94. Corn: lc to 3c lower: No. 2 mixed 6364c; No. 2 white, 66c; No 3 "'i yeuow. c; NO. 3, B5C uats: uncnangad; No. 2 white. ja.. m i . .pa.. Rye: 1.49. Kaffir and milo 1.20. Hay: unchanged. Receipts: wheat 462 cars. Silver. New York, Dec. 20. Bar silver domestic, MM; foreign, 62; Mexi can dollars. .474. - ABOLISH TAXES. St. . T". - MA. .... vww, uw. v. au taxes on luxuries (Janaaa, excepting alco holic liquors, confectionery and playing cards, have been abolished by the Dominion government All th. news alt tc. Cms The Argaa, Chicago Cash Grain. Chicago, Dec. 20. Wheat: No. 2 red, 2.00; No. 3 red, 2.00; No. 2 hard, 1.751.75. Corn:1 No. 3 mixed, 6S68e; No. 4 mixed,' 66 67c; No. 5 mix ed, 6465c;-No. 2 yellow. 77 77c; .No. 3 yellow, 7374c; No. 4 yellow, 7071c; No. 5 yellow, 6869Vic; No. 2 white, 71 Vz 78c; No. 4 white, C7K68c; No. 5 white, 64c. Oats: No. 2 white, 4848c; No. 3 .white, 4748c; No. 4 white, 4747c. , Rye: No. 2, 1.55. Barley: 7292c. Timothy seed: 5.5006.50. Clover seed: 15.00020.00. Pork:- NjminaL Lard: 11:87. Peoria Grain. . Peoria, HI., Dec. 20. Corn: Re ceipts, 65 cars; mostly unchanged; No. 3 yellow, 70c; . No. 4 yellow, 68071c; No. 5 yellow, 66c No. 6 yellow, 63c; No. 2 mixed, 70c. . Oats: ' Receipts, 7 cars; no sales. Dlace were brown and white. I Charles woodward, the state win ner, last year spelled 450 words correctly. He failed on the word sauerkraut." He competed against 37 spellers from the 102 counties in Illinois. Miss Olive Hays, teacher of the Glancey school,' which has pro duced both the county winners, cannot be given too much credit for her interest in the work. Super intendent of Schools G. E. Piatt also deserves a great deal of credit for his untiring efforts in making the county contests a success. SOBLE FIXED. George Noble, the 17 year oil Joy youth, charged with assault and battery by Floyd Crapnell n Joy, whose son. Earl Crapnell, w severely beaten in an attack Its! in court last Saturd. game with the Aledo basket tossers by a score ot 84 to l anu tne woou hull team by a score of 48 to 14. A game has been scheduled with Brown's Business College for early in January STORES TO CLOSE. Beginning Monday, Dec. 20, 1920, the stores of Aledo will be open evenings, fdr five evenings up to and including Friday night, the nieht before Christmas. All the As the county has provided no i stores! indu'dina groceries and funds for the contests the schools meat markets will be closed all have each donated a sum to be used 'day Christmas day, Saturday, Dec. for that purpose. This fund will 25th. . - - : - be used to help defray the candi-i RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSO. date's expenses to Springfield on. Dec. 29. 1920. when aha will rrfn-" pete in the state contest Noble was one ot the five bovi tried earlier in the week for coji- spiracy and who were found "lot . guilty" by the Jury. Both esM were the result of a fight last Jim , at an entertainment ai tne row. roy church. Last night saw the first Saabr night movie in Sherrard. The optn house there has been rented for li indays by Emil Mueller of i rard, who plans to show a piettN every Sunday n!gbt at the nswl prices. This is the second Sandy movie in Mercer county, Keitto burg having been showing Hum oa Sunday night for some time. ADDrnONAL ALEDO. FIREMEN GET TWO CALLS YESTERDAY At 8 o'clock yesterday morning the fire company was called to the home of Franda McAdam on East Seventh street, where a fire, appar ently caused by sparks falling on the roof, burned a 6-foot hale. Again at 10:30 o'clock the com pany was called to the farm bureau office on South College ave nue, where a fire of unknown or igin had started... Little damage was done by the latter fire, the company arriving before, the fire had gained any headway. "RED" RETURNS TO THE KEOKUK JAIL ON WORD OFHONOR "Red" George Hill, who was ar rested at Keokuk on a charge of child abandonment and brought to Aledo in connection with the murdertof Robert Swearingen, was released last Saturday by Sheriff Fleming, following the confession of Thomas E. Pruett Hill was sent back to Keokuk, unaccompan ied, but on his . word of honor. Sheriff Fleming received a letter from him this morning, stating that he had arrived at the county jail in Keokuk. He inquired if any work could he found in Aledo and stated that he would like to come here and bring his ' wife. Hill claimed that he was in Aledo on the night of . the murder, but that he bad no connection with either the poker players or the hold-up men. , He is by trade a molder and when is able to find work earns from $7 to $15 a day. SICK SEKEMBEBED. Sick members of the Presbyter ian church of Aledo' were visited yesterday by members from the G. T. C. club, who presented them with potted plants as gifts from the society. This, is a yearly cus tom ot the society and many who woeld otherwise be forgotten are remembered by the girls. BREEDERS MEET. The Mercer county Dorock Breeders' association met at. the Merchant's hotel in Aledo at 10:20 this morning for the annual meet ing and election of officers for the coming year. Dinner was served at the hotel at noon. President L S. Gilmore 1 rssidisc at the meet- A number of teachers and parents were on hand Saturday to witness the spelling contest .. Those who represented the town ship at the contest were: North Henderson Ruby Swan son, Vinnie Carlson, Evelyn Carl son. . ' Suez Richland Grove Clarence Funk, Esther Carlson, Elmer Wilson. Ohio Grove Edward Sharer, Alice Cabeen, Donna Olin. Abingdon Lyle Armstrong, Verne Allsup, Kenneth Greer. Keithsburg Mona Tanner, Car men Keim, Elizabeth Seiver. Rivoli Theodore Nelson, Bernice Flack, Paul Peterson. Greene Helen Terry, Hazel Rob bins, Mable Lilliman. Mercer Anna Ruse, Romena Wells, Mildred Drake. Millersburg Phyllis Fullerton, Beatrice Retherford. Carl Field. New Boston Ben Carroll, Irma Reifeil, Clair Field. Perryton Fern Lemon, Ruth Bongyne, Verda Gorman. Eliza Ethel Jones, Alice Mar tin, Verne Holmes. Preemption Marie Zwicker. Duncan Leona Bivens, Leota Lenz, Clarence Thomas. Sues Gerald Stephenson, Ber nice Lafferty, Grace Smiley. te:j SIGN UP. - Due to weather conditions nni. 10 boys and girls from Burgess! and vicinity signed up last Satur-I day for membership in the Burgess ' boys' and girls' pig club, which is! being organized by Assistant Farm 1 Adviser A. R. Kemp and S. S. Mor-j gan of Burgess. Today was to! have been the date when the mem-: bership lists were closed, . but in order that all the children who' signified their intention of joining' the club, may enter, Mr. Kemp has I exienaea me time indefinitely. CAR APPLES FOR ALEDO ON TRACE The car of apples ordered by the farm bureau for Aledo and Mercer j township arrived in Aledo last Sat-1 urday and will be distributed to-' morrow. Only those who already! have their orders iri will be able to obtain any of the apples, as ! there will be no extra apples fori sale. They are mostly of the1 ureening variety, with a few other varieties mixed in. . ,. HUGHES FUNERAL. Funeral services for John Hnc-hea of Joy, who died last Wednesday! afternnnn nt t ha iUi,.MSnA u r c. , ' following aa operation for appen-j uicius, were neia last Saturday aft ernoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kreuger at Muscatine. Mr. Hughes was 42 years old and is sur vived by his widow and a daughter, Florence, 13 years of age.- He Is also survived by his mother. Mrs. C. A. Smith of Aledo, and hia fa ther. Scott Hughes, of Peoria; a brother, Ira H. Hughes, of Aledo. and two sisters, Mrs. John Nylin of Keithsburg and Mrs. Anna Novak of , Chicago. Interment was made ia Utm Muaratina cemetery. S. FELDBEIN GROCERIES AT REDUCED PRICES 2207 Fourth Ave. Phone R. 1. 988 FOR ALL THIS WEEK Sugar (best granulated) per lb -9k Powdered Sugarrper lb 15c Eggs (not delivered) per dozen 59c Good Luck Oleo, 3 lbs $1.00 Best Creamery Butter, per lb , . . 52c Crisco, per lb. . 25c Lard (pure leaf) per lb. 19$C Shortening (comp. lard), lb 49 lb. sackCeresota Flour $2.59 49 lb. sack Jersey Cream Flour .... $2.49 49 lb. Pillsbury Best, Gold Medal or Goldrim Flour $2.69 I lb. can Calumet Baking Powder . . . 29c Walnuts ( 1 920 crop, No. 1 soft shell) per lb 35c Mixed Nuts, per lb. 29C Chocolate Drops, per lb. Fresh Prunes, per lb Blue Ribbon Peaches, per pkg. Dried Apricots, . per lb ' Dromidary Dates, , . per pkg Del Monte Seedless Raisins, per pkg. . . Bulk) Seeded Raisins, per lb. ... 2 pkgs. Mince Meat ....... ... 2 pkgs. 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