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' 1 - . , r . - Mercer CounBLOOTFEilT s mmm i In , .aaaiiaatnin .1 IFIIIISII T.0ADU. DURING VJEEll MTIn Csuatry Glub Mgiwsjs Ue for few Day. . anarial CorreoDODdtnc.) '. iUda. ReDt. 27. It U expected AM tbe rod oiling program ke completed tbli week with 71 .n-fnl of two more cars now Aliedb Briefs County Clerk Frank A. Gibson yesterday issued a marriage license la carl Edwin Holtrora ot Wood hull and Miss Elna Olivia Bodeea ot New Windsor. The wedding took place at the borne of tbe bride in New Windsor at noon today. Miss Vida Lutrell left tbe first of the week for Jacksonville, where she will attend Hhe Illinois Wom an's college tbe coming year, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Woodruff of Hanover, Ind., are visitors in the city, the guests of Mrs. Woodruff's father and sisters, O. C. Mclntyre, Mrs. E. H. WeNs and Mrs. Harold Harbour. The Woodruffs are en- route home from an auto trip in 1 ,200 FARMERS EXPECTED TO JOIIIBUREAU tHaw Toar 5els;kr,, In PU UN dee Wklck Work Is Being , '' Cvtki One E at to lD,c'lau"" ""frthe west... which included a watehlr be used on a section -of v.n i. tad between Aledo and Joy ez IMdiag from the Rummel corner limird Joy and tor other short strips ind reoiling plisea which 14 keen given a light coating. Wita the arrival of these two rM practically 2S0.0O0 will have beta received here and kpplied to local rosds and streets. This week felt seen tne compieuun oi ia Din gets rosd and the oiling of the Monmouth road to the county line this Me of Little York, where it toBMCts with the Warren counly Mitd route Into Monmouth. The iltng of the road directly north ot AlWO oa tnen easi w ine rerry toft church gives two oiled routes from there to Milan and the tri titiea.' Other ciled routes lead to Mus catine, Oalesburg and other smaller towns H this section. Numerous city streets have received a coating ot oil and the drives ot the Oak View Country club were well soak .ed snd closed to traffic for several days to allow the oil to soak in. ; " (Special to The Argus.) Aledv, Sept. 27. More than 150 active progressive farmers gathered here yesterday for an all-day meet ing, which marked the opening ot TAMPIGO s T.1 ARE WAY WITH LOOt News of Western Illinois in Briefs Profitable Hani ftrfe at Fostof. fee Tklnk jfb ta Werk f Eiart tegf. (Special Correspondence.) Galva Mr. . and Mrs. .William Leaf are the parents ot a sod, bora Sept 25. y Charles Preed, 12-year-old lad who was severely barned by elec- i day at his home. One band was amputated as a result ot the acci dent. ( v . Joy-Mrs. M. L. Klstler. wno is in Hersbey hospital, Muscatine, and Mrs. Verdi Pollen, who is a patient Sterling. Sept. 2T.-Entering the MercVr hpltel, postoffice at Tamplco ... by prying are convalc nicely. The h' ' V h lirw "diUon of & P. CrapnelL who is tha rear room of JMe office early st M.rv. hani,.r nTi..fc,- " . M , , yesterday morning and by a well placed charge of nitro-glycerin, M ""' STEOLIuGTEAH IS SEGUIIED Fdn 'JACOSSdli'DAY laalag by laatef Beakltt at WerU - Series TTOI Be Aaaaaaced at . y Qraaida. tour of' 0,8 men,hershlp drive for the Mer- e w m " , M. ... sessions were ia charge of C. G. .;.F- MC!rDiuh lh fmaS. Metzger, a state bureau worker, and this week took up -.- "I "full'lff .Xaf, 'SS the headquarters of the company at work th Dijon 17H.rt . tb- At noon tne myen were gervcd cal office moves. into the poeitton ,.,,, thCt laI. . ,ha w.t vacated by his removal. ' Malhodlsl nhnrrh in fh rhnrrh .blew the door off the small sate w"?h ST exSf rZ 7"&ll S?J f Rf Sherrard Mra Axel Piersoa, which they dropped on the floor,- Ju. TuLA,r mornne Postmaster Edwin Temple Dwr-3i 5w rm Mt. not divulge the .mount of cash uSS'ST e robbers had made a profitable arnoon wlth Mr. ,,Iliam K Rev. Sidney A. Guthrie, recently assigned to the local Methodist church, yesterday removed h'-S household goods and family here from Orion and is occupying the manse adjoining' the church on College avenue. . AUTO DRIVEN BY i D.N. BLAZER RUNS INTO ABUTMENT i NEW PLAN OF SELLING FRUIT WORKING WELL (Special Cdrrespondence.) Aledo, Sept 27. Numerous Mer cer county people are driving down into Henderson county these days and bringing back their winter sup ply of apples. Tbe Weir orchards, which are composed of 120 acres of apples and pears are selling the immense crop of this year by a new plan. People are allowed to pick what they want of either pears or apples and settlement is made at the rate, of a dollar a bushel. parlors and several talks were giv en with President Elisha Lee pre' siding. Mr. Lee told of his pleas ure in the spirit shown by the men who came out to the meeting from all parts of the county and also ot the good whiclv has been accom plished Dythe Mercer bureau. An other speaker was G. H. Campbell of the first National bank, who was the flfSt president of the coun ty organization while connected with the Joy bank and spoke brief ly on the difference in the scope of work of the bureau then and now. vThose in charge of the drive ex pect that before the campaign closes that a total of 1,200 members will be signed up for the coming three years, which is practically the number now enrolled. haul. The-only clew left by the robbers were same heavy tools, which it was learned later belonged to a blacksmith bhop a blocts away which they Had visited before en-j tering the postoffice. The lob was done bj experts, as was evidenced by the smooth, way la wniyi tney worked. - I The fact that the safe had been blown was not discovered until yesterday morning when the post master opened the office, Tbe room where the safe was located was badly wrecked. Several months ago, .robbers nearly got into' the Tarapico bank but. were frightened away. It is expected that a complete report of the loss will be made known as soon as tbe postal authorities make an investigation. ernoon with Mrs. William Krans. Hillsdale Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Fuller of Columbus Junction. Iowa, are the parents of a daugh ter. Mrs. Fuller Was formerly Miss Hose Bender. ... Announcements have been made of the marirage of Frank Bender of this city to Miss Grace Brown of Fairfield, Iowa. They will re side, on a farm near here. 3 (Special to The Argus.) i Aledo. Sept. 27. r Considerable lamage to the car but no serious Autos are. weighed as you drive in injury to the driver resulted Mon-1 and again .as you go out Mr. Weir day night when D. N. Blazer, sen- ( states th&fi this year's crop is the lor editor of the Times-Record, i largest he thas ever had and that drove his car against a concrete: the new plan is working fine. The abutment about three miles west : orchards are DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY WRONG; r CASE DISMISSED (Special 'to The Argus.) Aledo, Sept 27. The, case of the State vs. William Anderson, which had been under way for practically MISS SHIRK IS FREED BY JURY (SpecialjGorrespondence.) Sterling, Sept 27. The Cook (Special CorretDondenee.) Ceneseo, Hi., Sept 27. -Arrange ments for the testimonial baseball game la honor of Bill Jacobson to be played Thursday. Oct 6, wbt practically complete yesterday. The committee in chance of "Jacobson day" has succeeded la obtaining a contract for tbe appearance ot the strong American legion team from Sterling. They have made anvn- viaaie record this season and are the undisputed . champions ot northern Illinois. . A strong team wilt be placed on the field against them to represent ueneseo.' Th complete linenp will be announced within a day or two but assurances have been received ofahe presence here on "Jacobson day" of Forrest Cady, Pat Haley, Verny Jacobson, Kwetinskf, Peden, Joe Merger, Earl Mack and several other well known players. Some of the members of -the Geneseo White Sox are also available. The services ot Umpires Magerkurth SSCAimtBAXCl BESS. PLACS ON GEHT2ZO CQtTAD - (Special Correspondence.) Geneseo, Sept 27. In anticips tlon ot the first football same at th season on th schedale of the Geneseo high school, when they play Woodbull at the local grid iron Saturday. Coach Boga is giv ing the local aqaad a great deal ot work. His sauad; ot aspirants for team honors numbers nearly M candidates. ;... This is Coach Bogue's first year at the .Ceneseo high school and his selection of team members prevents a serious problem. Every caadl. IS UfcSU... iir i AFTER DELAY Km4 at tt'ftmyt t .Cempleti Pnviafi Expect U Fiakk Cat tract by OeC lfc r i (Snectal Correspondence.) Geneseo. llU Sept 27. After a delay yesterday on account ot a shortage of . cement - the Capital date Is to have an opportunity to ! Construction compaay today - re- get into- the game whenever an sumed pouring concrete on u vpmuiK ur iruu ! uuuuia rawi i is not Bogue's policy to center Bis; At the beginning REVIEW BOARD ISSUES REPORT (Special Correspondence.) Kewanee, Sept 27. According to the report ot the board Of re view, just issued, the total assessed value of taxable property in Henry county, exclusive of railroads, for the year, 1922, just completed, amounts to' $32,32540r1 which shows a decrease of $748,709 from last year when the total was $33, 074,050. The assessed value of personal property in 1922 is $6,725,370 and .in 1921 it was $7,490,893. The as- and MoFadden are being sought J lWTTfiTT VQAVEP'Pir The Chamber ot Commerce andtU . L BUlaU AT AUUTIUH county grand Jury did pot hold Miss essed , of la'n(Ja' ,n the entire Maude Shirk, former Morrison girl, . for the vear 1922 is 19.- on the charge of murdering telix ao7Kft iao;'77n Rachbaner at The Dells, a road- the business men of this city are keenly Interested In the effort to make "Jacobson day" a great suc cess. Tickets for the game will be sold In advance. The world series between the New Tork Giants and Yankees be gins on Oct 4. Plans are being made to announce the inning-hy mning results of the Oct 6 game at tne grounds here. . The White Sox-Cubs game will aisq ne announced at the same time. ; LEAVE TOMORROW ON EASTERN TRIP coaching upon a few candidates bat rather to develop a number of con sistent pigskin chasers; - -"At times the poorest scrub of a player," said Coach Bogus. "asvBeen In the be ginning of the year shows th lat ent ability to become a most val uable man on the team.' No man ned think that he has a 'cinch' on Ms position, for t hop to have at least one more equally as good to take his place when need be." The entire squad is playing with a dash and enthusiasm as never be fore seen on the high school field. Coach Bogue gives the boys plenty of hard work and they seem to en Joy it and crave for more. of work this morning there remained an paved distance of 100 feet over one mija Given , favorable Weather condi tions and no material or corneal shortages, but 12 more working ! days, at tne most, will be needed to complete the paving Between Geneseo and as tn-ciues. xae , date upon which It is hoped to fin ish the contract Is October 19. The Capital Construction com pany has sent a force ot men to the eastern end ot the road which was completed by the Dunnegan company west of Green River, to work on thesix-foot earth shoul ders at each side of the concrete bed. The company will undoubted ly complete its contract and be en abled to ship Its equipment from Green River before Nov. 1. r (Special Correspondence.) Prophetstown, Sept 27. The master in chancery of Whiteside county Monday sold real estate valued at in the neighborhood, ot $50,000, which Included 'a farm of 32S acres, selling for $120 per acre, and a brick bungalow for $7,005. The balance 'was in small proper OLD TIME FRIENDS ATTEND FUNERAL (Special Correspondence.) . . Albany, Sept 27. The following HOLLYWOOD WILL BE WINTER HOME VI JMliIMiiK avsu A old-time neighbors and friends of; year. uucu jui lusufi nun i i v u.. " .3. a, ' ouuucu cuu i nnnu run nr Kirnnat nr. nnfi 11 m i . . of the city Mr. Blazer was re- on Sundays but no apples or pears 1 yesterday afternoon when the caseBlBter Mrs. Pearl peln. it was in iq2 t Irti qq ft7ft i I isJi turning to Aledo when the accident are sold. The orchard is located i was dismissed and the charge nolle I shown that Rachbauer got angry ,w . P rPll 3. A cthivt atnnnn 4 V, ntt.. .:,- . firnsenn Vvt Cinin. A4tnnAtf U.t 1 T I . . i t. I " fu,iuu,. rAVTj i l-"'-0 luo "UB U1 "j I wnn Mrs. rem afjBea nira v.rB-j Tn 510.659 acres of farm bappened. S. J. Mumey tioa man for The Argus, happened along soon after the accident and brought Mr. Blazer to his home, while a garage man went out and hauled the disabled Ford to the garage. (Special Correspondence.) riAnoMn Sent If? Ht BHit lfa LeRoy Hamilton entertained at tended his funeral Monday at the bridge at their home on North State !nc:me of,.E- JThomJ?on n r,ton' street last evening in honor of Mrs. i where had. "'ded for many lastMJarrie Castle of Quincy, 111... and! J?; Mr- ?Lna ,"AVrT " ' These ladies will leave Geneseo to morrow morning for an extended eastern trip. -! 1 (Special Correspondence.) . 1 Geneseo, Sept 27. Mrs. lionore Hoeft Sage and son. Loren, Jr, will return to their home-in Okla homa City, Okie., within, the next week. Mrs. Sage waa called to Geneseo early last spring; by the death of her father, thelate Henry Hoeft Her mother Mrs. Mary Hoeft, will leave . Geneseo about Nov. 1 to spend the rwlnter at the lis I at a MRS. J. H. YODER PASSES AWAY AT HEAVY ADVANCE SEAT SALE FOR LEGION COMEDY Graham when evidence produced showed that the complaining wlt nessrJ. H. Hftfney, had been mis informed regarding the description of the property on which the in dictment was based. This case end ed the Jury cases for the term and the venire ' was dismissed. There will probabiy be several civil ac tions before the court before ad it Ion, der a If his i-hy. h en amine (Special to The Argus.) Aledo. Sent. 27. The advance MUSCATINE IOWAlaeat Eale and reservations made Jeurnment is made. Judge W. T. ' for the legion home talent musical j Church- goes to Morrison Monday comedy, "The Land of Honey-1 to open the term of circuit court of (Special Correspondence.) ' i moon," is giving the management i Whiteside county. snerrard, Sept. 27. Friends or 1 great encouragement and everv- train from drjnking and gambling Jand ,n the cou'nty and the ayer. and started after her with a re volver. She ran to her sister and age assessed value Is $38 per M.ss Shirk in scuffling with Rach- town M in tt t w,tnn bauer caused the revolver to be , . a ln? , , dscha.rged. while he held it in his aV(ragG ot f522 per' exc,U9tTe own hand. rs, J. H. Yoder have received Vord of her death, which occurred it her home in Muscatine, Iowa, Tuesday morning. Mrs. Yoder was Ike mother ot Dr. E. II. Yoder formerly of Snerrard, with whom laie resided until a year ago.. She u been in failing health fur three Item. The remains will be taken lis Washington. Kan., for burial. thing indicates that practically full bouses will greet the first curtain tonight and tomorrow night. Everythn went off in fine order at the dress rehearsal held last evening and actors andactresses showed a marked familiarity with their parts. Numerous of those who took part in the shows here, attended the , performances given MABLE HAUGH IS CHAMP SPELLER IN TWO GRADES RED CROSS SUM OF $446 WELL 'BE SPENT IN MILAN of improvements. The Improve ments amount to $4,075,482. 3 MEN CAUGHT STEALING ARE GIVEN HEARING (Special Correspondence.) Galva, Sept. 26. Ned Swanson of Chicago and Curtis and Emil (Special Correspondence.) Milan, Sept. 27. A special meet ing of Milan branch of Red Cross was held at the Gamble Bhoeshop yesterday afternoon and plans for Anderson of Galesburg, the three disbanding, as requested by the ' young men arrested Monday at (Special Correspondence.) central division at Washington, D. 'the Swanson baseball park while Atkinson, Sept. 27 Mable Haugh I C, were discussed. The branch has removing accessories of different is the champion speller in the sev- $446 In the treasury and this kinds from parked automobiles, enth and eighth grades of the local amouffl will be last week at Woodhull under the 'school. She missed only two words legion sponsorship and took notes of 311 which were given in the on the work ot the actors there. I daily spelling tests. il'.ey nf.ay and i-oml will l I All the news all the time The SITU. 1 ! ir - aji - -r- 1 'M t- TtJfr- Se mdt " " xtmnurSl spent locally as near as possible. Dr. Eddy, presi dent of the branch, presided at the meeting and appointed a commit tee to Investigate and receive prices on equipment for the Legion rooms, a drinking fountain, and the milk diet lor the school children. This committee ,9 composed of Chair man Mrs. Edwin Gamble, Mrs. H. S. Dibbern and Mrs. Emma Martin, and will report at a meeting to be held next Tuesday afternoon. I Milan Personals o o Mrs. Eli'Hilligos and son Peter Kellar returned to their home in Galesburg Tuesday after attending the funeral ot Mrs. Hilligos' son-in-law, William Walker. Mr. and Mrs. William Nichols and children, Betjy and Johnt motored to Vinton, Iowa, -Sunday and- re turned Tuesday7 visiting at the home of Mr. Nichols' mother. A radio concert will be given by the Epworth league of the Meth odist church In the church this eve ning. , '. A mystery party will be given at the Presbyterian church this 'eve ning as a get-together meeting for the young people ot the church. were arraigned at 10 o clock on Tuesday, September 26th before Justioe of the Peace P. O. Norling for a hearing. All of the parties waived examination. Bail was fixed by the court in the sum of $1,000 each. There is a charge ot 14 counts held against each of the three men. When their automobile was searched a total of 14 motor meters was found. If bail is not forthcoming by tonight they will be taken to the county jail at Cambridge, to await the action of the grand jury which meets in No vember. It had previously been stated that the Chicago man's name was Murphy, and it should hare read Ned Swanson. VISITS 15 GOESEO (Special -Correspondence.) Geneseo, Sept 27. A. E. Nelson of Rockford, 111., general sales man ager of western territory of the Haddorf Piano company, visited friends in this city yesterday. the late Rankin Montgomery at- and Alvin Slaymaker. Burial was made in the Gardenplain cemetery. , 05 CAMPI5G TRIP. (Special Correspondence.) Erie. Sept 27. Mr. and Mrs. John Florence and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph James started on a .trip to Cheyenne, Wyo., - by auto Monday morning. They took camping para phanalia. including tent, stove and beds, and will enjoy outdoor life. Blackman, who recently moved from Cal. La Angeles (to Hollywood, guvjs smrwjsii run MISS ERMA COX - (Special Correspondence. ) Zuma, Sept. 27. A miscellaneous shower was given by Mrs. Elnora Wainwright and Mrs. Clyde Wake at the home of the latter, in honor ot Miss Erma Cox who is to be a bride in the near future. The house was decorated in yellow and white, Miss Cox's chosen colors. She re ceived many gifts. mi EH) FAREWELL TO A. H. CLARK FAMILY GREET NEWCOMERS V THE bottom rungs are badly overcrowded, but there is still plenty of room at the. top. What'is tfthat has lifted others and can lift you to a higher place upon life's ladder? Abundant energy for and ample reserve energy for emergencies. If you have the ambition to sue ceed, and want to keep your whole , body charged with driving energy, - feed your body scientifically. In place of heavy, starchy, too highly season ed dishes, eat food such as Grape Nuts, which supplies unusual nourishment to all the body tissues -THE BODY BUILDER AtaUQrocers without overtaxing the digestion or clogging the system with poisonous waste matter. , Eaten with good milk or cream, Grape-Nuts is a complete food, partic ularly rich in .mineral elements Which are so necessary for normal and vigorous development. The sturdy nutrirhent of wheat and malted barley is made easily digest- . ible by more than 20 hours' baking which also accounts for that distino . tive charm of flavor found only in GrapeNuts. Where you don't find Grape-Nuts, you won't find people! tJhere9s a "Reason Made by Feetaia Carsal Compaay, 1 Battle Creek, Mieb. ALL MEMBERS OF x SABBATH SCHOOL FOR PROHIBITION (Special . Correspondence.) Zuma. Sept. 27. A petition Is being circulated by the Zuma W. C. T. TJ. to obtain the names of all boys and girls over 14 years ot age and under 2lvwho are opposed -In having the right to manufacture rwlne and beer. Every member of the local. Sunday school signed the petition. " ' TANLAC . y. I Natmt't Tonic McJidne j ends stomach 1 . troubles and builds you op 30MilBoiikSoU (Special Correspondence.) Keithsburg, Sept. 27. A "fare well reception was held last night at the Christian church in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Clark and daughter Willodeane and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pieper. Mr. and Mrs. Clark and daughter have been lifelong members ot the Christian church In this city and active workers in church and Sun day school. They are moving this week to Joy where Mr. Clark will run the bakery. An impromptu program and short speeches were made and lunch was served. Presents of ta-l ble silver were given as a remem brance. .;' Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pieper re cently moved to Keithsburg from Monmouth to operate tbe battery here.. They were members of the Christian church in Monmouth and will put their letter or membersmp I in here. P1mw van wnlnmatfl An A IfltrA 1 duced to most of the congregation 1 last evening. About seventy-five I persons. were present ' FIRST MEETING OF ATKINSON P.-T. A. Qtarm ofV Motkerhood T'HEjRE are many homes ' once child less that now are blessed with healthy, happy chil . den, because Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound restored the f mother to a healthy, ntor mal physical condition. The following letters give the experience of two young women and prove the value of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound in such cases. Dark Rapids, Minn. "I have taken yonr medicine Lydia E. Pinkham's .' Vegetable Compound when 1 was a girl for pains, and before and after jnj marriage. I now have a sweet little baby boy, and will send you , his picture. My sisters also take your medicine and find it a great help, and . I recommend it to. those who puffer before their babies are born." Mrs. v Wit. Johksos, Box 153, Park Rapids, Minn." 'l Tutztown,-Pa. "I wish every woman who wants children wonld try Lydia ' E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. - It has done so much for me. My baby iyalmost a year old now and is the picture of health, She walked at eleven months and is trying to use her littlo tongue. She can say some words real nice. I am sending you her picture. T shall be thankful as long as I liv that V found such a wonderful mcditfine for my troublea." Mrs. Charles A. Mektz, Kutztown, Pa. v (Special Correspondence.) Atkinson, Sept 2?. The - first meeting ot the parent-teacher as sociation wltl be held Monday eve ning. Oct 8 at 7:30 o'clock. Miss Ruby Flora county health worker, will speak. There will be a social hour and refreshments. - All old and new members are urged to at Itend. , . I ; ' - v RuiUB C. Leedy an3 wife Mary to Wilson P. Hunt, lot 1. Candee These letters should induce others to try l' J Lydia E. PinldiaiiTi's mpoun LYDIA Eg PINKHAM MEDICINE CO. 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