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t r Estates of ewity turn Gaests at , Zstertalsmeatt a - Treat tt 6lve Oat ' (Special to The Argus.) . ' Aledo, Oea Holldajr Joy was carried last night to those who are UtstaUed in the Mercer county home when some 25 "Good Fellows" drove eat from Aledo, carrying a gen treu treat of candy, hate and fruit for the 28 who make JMir home with Superintendent and Mrs. P. H. Dorothy. , - A good program was given by the visitors' instrumental and vocal se lections and Christmas stories. The Instrumental numbers were given by Terrey's orchestra and the vo cal selections by a trio composed of C. M. Wells. A. K. Philleo and John McHard. and songs, by JittleJ Miss JJetiy Mane jonnson. I The program was enjoyed, to the fullest extent by those in the home, and those taking part realised that in making the trip they ha done a good work. i ' The final report on the "Good Fellow" project showed that $538 was subscribed and 35 families, in cluding 73 children, were given Christmas dinners, clothing, toys and in some cases coal to tide them orer until work was secured. . ; (Special to The Argus'.) . ' - AMOfc Dec 2fr A goodly n ber of relaUvea and friends of Mr. and Mr a. Searaet Imo.ulst gathered at the Almaalst home on South Hickory street last night to assist in the celebration of the 58th wed ding anniversary oC the venerable couple. The evening vtfts pleas- antljr spent and a goose tapper waa enjoyed by those present. warm leys en Baaawey :. Kattfihf. trip . Meet men Aeriieut-Lad . Tntari to BettftaL SEW BASKETBALL TEAM. I (Special Correspondence.) Keithsburg, Dec. 29. An inde pendent amateur basketball team has been organised in Keitbsburg. The team is desirous of obtaining games with outside teams and any one wishing to schedule a game may write to Oral Harrison, cap tain, Keithsburg. Had in Sweden, Dec. 28, 1864, com' inr to this country In 1889 with their family excepting the three older aona who had come a year or two r previous. Mr. Almquist learned hie trade of tailor in the old country and' has ' followed it ever since, and is now employed as a vestaaker in the Berglund tailor ing shop in Aledo and is - active despite his 80 years, ' Mrs. Almquist is '80 years' of age and in fair health. Four of the six living - children were present fori last night's anni versary event These' were Andrew, and the Misses Freda and Christine of Aledo and John of Longmont, Colo. Oscar and Frank,, also of Longmont, were unable to be pres ent Mrs. A. B. Guiett of Cleveland, Ohio, who is visiting her father, P. A. Johnson, waa one of the out-of-town guest; for the celebration. SUNSHINE CLUB IN ANNUAL ELECTION (Special Correspondence.) .' Illioia City, Deo. 29. New offi-J cere for the year have bejui elected as follows by the Sunsnfne club: President Mrs. Cora Martin ;- vice president Mrs. Florence Canna&f secretary,- Mrs.. Anna Brisbinen treasurer, Eva Tyler; ' The next meeting will be held at the home of Mra. O. L. Bowman, Jan. 2. Elliot ;c:.2ptc::::sy TIcza ct Western llZzch in Briefs aUttuSeneol Quintets WB1 Raral Mrs. Guv Hotchineo is ae- ,4tously ill at her home here, sai- rertag from aft attack of bronchial I Canl ValleyA-mtt Krapp, rural Claifc matt eartlsr her, la conflned to far Sistrtet Saner at Tetjloa efcJIafeaSt TSpecial to Theirgua.) Aledo, Dec. 29. Robert McCaw, fasrw1 1? rflat HIamsiIw inlnand nanai i. . . e . . rB-e, i..pviVBij aauiaawia jvw- nr. am mrs. Aimqnisi were mar- terda when he waa accidentally anovy Harry Buckley, aged. s. while the two were on a runawa hunt for rabbits. That two lads, armed with a -24 caliber rifle, belonging to the Mo Caw boy's brother, had gone a abort distance front town, when the older lad qha3ed a cotton tail ont of a.) burrow, calling to the Other lad toil snoot nyn. However, the aim waa bad 'and the bullet entered ' the cheek of the Mecaw -boy. knocked out two teeth -and lodged in the neck. ; The bora started for home .but were'noticed by Mrs. Virgil Tolle. Dr. H. L.Walker -waa summoned. The boy Was first taken to the Walker office and then to the Mercy hospital In Davenport, where it : waa expected ' that . the bullet woald be removed. . .- a i n .mi- Public Everywhere Continues To Praise - i ..... Turpedine Emulsion Notable diacoreary of Eminent Southern Chemist Arousea Intense Interest Wherever Introduced and is Greeted With Enthusiasm by'Thoueands of Sufferers Whom It Has Beaented. . . . From far and wide cornea the story of the unparalleled success attending the introduction of Dun wody's Turpedine Emulsion, the netable discovery of the eminent Southern chemist. Dr.- R. O. Dun wody, which has created nothing less than a sensation in the medi cal' world. . t : Thousands of men and women who have been benefited by the use of this remarkable preparation are reciting its virtues to their friends and urging them to take it These remarkable demonstra tions, which are repeated in every . town and city upon the mere an nouncement that Dunwody's Tur pedine Emulsion is to be placed on sale there, proves conclusively that this preparation has won popular approval oa its merits as a recon structive tonic and system builder of superior qualities. That ia why it is called Nature's Great Restor ative. - If you have a cough or cold, In- SICK EOOU MADE BRIGHT BY RADIO , AT COAL VALLEY (Special CorrwDOndenceJ; Kewanee, Dee. Z9.-Eight achools of this vicinity will participate in the i district high scnool basket oau tournament to be held at Toulon, Stark county, Feb. 23-24. They are: CaabrdgeOrion, Kewanee, Ton ion, Wyoming, Princeville, LaFayette. Wetherafleld. Games will be play ed in the day .time as well aa the evening. Taeboara of control or the Tonlon High School Athletic aaaoclation drafts the rules and reg ulations governing the tournament Participation of the tourney is limited to members of the Illinois High School Athletic association. MASONS-STARS III JOINT MEET his home with lllaeaa.' Albert Bla ser Is taking hit plaoe. There la a great Seal of sickness In and around Coal Valley. Pneu monia la very prevalent . REV. C. S. FEIIR OF GENESEO DIES Frx::MTfix- SUSSED BY J. D. HARPER Crep Expect Tells Farmers Hew to . Select Seed Cent Westoi's : Xeet Plsssea. flnenza or laryngitis or nasal ca tarrh, Dunwody'B Turpedine Emul sion will bring yon greatful relief. It will build you up and strengthen you to resisf attacks of disease. It enriches the blood by Increasing the red corpuscles and It increases your weight by Its fat-producing properties. Old and infirm people need Dun-' wody'a Turpedine Emulsion, be cause it contains those elements necessary to conserve their health and strength. Those who are re covering from spells of sickness need it to hasten their recovery, which it does by building up the system and imparting the strength and vitality they must have. It aids digestion and relieves headaches, heartburn, gas forma tion and other stomach troubles. It 'restores lost appetite, builds up Land invigorates the system and im parts new life to the weak and run down. Dunwody's Turpedine Emul sion can always- be had at any druggists. (Advertisement).. , (Special to The Argue.) Coal Valley, UU Dec 29. It re mained for some kind-hearted citi zen of Coal Valley to put the radio to one of its most worthy uses. The teat of bringing the busy outside world to the bedside of the 'sick has -been practically demonstrated in the case of Miss Tillle Nelson. Since, she waa seriously injured in.an automobile acoident last Au gust Miss Nelson has been In bed. Accordingly the four wallB of her toobv constituted her world. Know ing she had always-been greatly in terested in current affairs, for she was a local correspondent for newsDanera-amonx them The Ar gua it occured to some of 'her friends at Christmas to present ber with a radio set The set was not only presented but installed, with the receiving separates on a tablel near her bedside. Since then Mies Nelson's "world' has expanded, and 'now she listens-in, and is able to keep as completely abreast of the times, as any of the most active citizens of the town. She is deep ly appreciative of " the gift and though still In a serious condition, she probably derives more pleasure from listening-m tnan scores or tne most ardent radio fans. As a brightener tor a sick room, the radio toes surely put flowers Into second place. ' (Special Correspondence.) Geneseo, Dec. 29. Rev. C 8. Fehr, aged 77 'years, died at "his home here at 5 o'clock last eve ning. .He had been suffering from hiccoughs for three weeks. TUv. Mr. Fehr, who had been blind for several years, had many friends who will mourn his passing. No funeral arrangements ' have been made. .Rev. Mr. Fehr was corn In Le high county, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1SJK tn ttim Hirin f ItKO lis fSbecial Correspondence.) came to Illinois, with his parents, Port Byron. Dec. 2. A Joint in-1 settling in Dakota, Stephenson stallatlon of the Philo lodge No-436," county. In the fall of 1998 he en A. r. ft A. M, and Elsie Chapter tered Plainfleld college. Fflur years No. 45C, O. B. 8 was held at the later lie entered a grist mill .to Masonic hall, with a banquet served learn the miller's trade, which he at :20 o'clock. Installing officers followed for 10 years. He wasmar for the Eastern Stars were Miss ried to Miss SuBSn Matter of Da- nd Miss Nell uroh. The kota, uarcn , 1869. in 1878 ne was ordained a minister of the United- Evangelical church. He served in this capacity until U16 Mary Trent a: officials seated were: Worthy ma tron, Mrs. Pauline Apel; Worthy pa tron. A a. Brewster: secretary. Miss Dora Zlegler; treasurer,. John when he became partially blind. Fife: conductress. Mrs. Viola Mar Since then he had lived in Gen- shall; associate conductress. Miss eseo. He had been totally blind for Mary Schafer; chaplain, Mrs. Eliza-, some time. beth Wendt; marshal, Mrs. Bertha Surviving are the widow and five Moody: organist Mrs." Elsie Sid- children: Ira "W., Dakota, 111.: W. linger; Adah, Miss Nell Grab; Ruth, C Manhattan, 111.: Melissa, x Pay Mrs. Laura Hartz; Electa, Mrs. Ora ton, Iowa; D. C, Geneseo; Hattie Heberling; Martha 'Miss viola Westing, Deerfleld, 111. A brother, Groh; warder, Mrs. Flora Schafer. jW.? H. of Cedar Falls, Iowa, also Fred Schwegler was master oi, survives. ceremonies' for the Masonic instal lation of the following officers: VX7nrhtrifnl tnftitpl- Rd Hurts: sen- iW warden, Ira E. Ziegler; Junior warden, Charles Harta; -secretary, M. J. Yolton; treasurer, Carl E. Wendt; senior deacon, E. E. Schaef er; senior steward, Charles' Sid linger; Junior stewardd, George Schafer; -tyler, N. W. Pearsall; mar- shall, Gunnard Sandhoim. n u M 69 STOP aiid SHOP A Happy New Year's Day' with plenty of good things to ext. We have a choice line of all kinds of poultry and meats. We quote here a few vf our Saturday's Specials: ' Well fattened, fresh dressed Geese, average O A, 10 to 1J pounds, per pound i.'I. rf... JVC, Mce young Ducks, fresh dressed, QO special Saturday, per pound aC Milkand corn fed Chicken, fine for roasting 40. frying, per pound , fcOC' S2 d VirginU Oysters, pint .We Pme Rjb Roast of Beef, boned, rolled, pouni '. . .28 A"?a8t of Beef, flue for pot roast, pound . . . ..Me Hump Roast, frnm flnt. t-a... . u.. S f0 Chock Roast, pound ....... ..v.tlA 1210 Jir5!c"s.0' Round Steak, pound 2a Iw leaiC' Pund Armours Sugar Cured Ban . quet Bacon, light whole or ' naif side, pound ..... tit Kohr's Crowff Skinned Sh'oul derS whole or half, per pound lfte ! Eggs. No. 1, dozen jtto Pmh Celery, Psrsley'iftm Pleklei. Chow-Chiiw. vi.VL wll. aad Sweet KeUsa. AMERICAN Packing Co. 1513 Second Avsaraa .7 Seek Island '-'.: TLSehcPropJ PREEMPTION LODGE INSTALLS OFFICERS (Special Correspondence.) Preemtpion, Dec. 29.-The Pre emption chapter of the Masonic lodge held its annual installation ceremonies in the ' Masonic hall Wednesday evening. , Practically the same officers were seated. At the close of the ceremony all were invited to the dining room, where a splendid oyster supper waa served. , - V- - SEND 5 DELEGATES TO GALE3B0BG MEET n (Special Correspondence.) Orion, Dec. 2. The following delegates, were, sentjy the Orion Baptist Sunday-school to the Henry county Sunday school convention in session this week at Galeaburg: Miss Gladys -Anderberg, Miss Mine Kerr, Miss Florence Miller, Miss Myrtle BergUng and Miss Vivian Kettering., ' - ,'- i, - . v, (Special Correspondence.) Genesee, Dec. 2s. The second day's seesloiKof the Henry county Qtrmers' institute was opened with an address by Dr. W. I Bnrlison, bead of the department of agronomy aVthe University of Illinois. He is a leading authority on crops in the United8tatee and has made a spe cial study of ated corn. His morn ing address waa on "Valuable New Crops," and at 1:30 he spoke on "How to Pick High Yielding Seed Com." -v - Dr., Burlison emphasised disease resistance and susceptibility to dis ease in seed corn as the prime mo tives tn making, tne aetecHon. - G. A. Fox, secretary of the Illi nois Agricultural assaeiation, was unable to appear. His secretary, J. JJ. Harper, gave an interesting talk on 'The .Farmers' Tax Prob lem.' "Because of the fact that the farmer has until very recent years been unorganized, his rate of taxation has increased out of pro portion to that of other property holdings. His property is "always open to assessment and cannot be hidden. Cook county in 1917 reg istered 78,000 automobiles but only 17,000 were shown on the tax books. The tax-paying dowastate residents pay more than their share of taxes. In 1918 10,000 factories in Cook county employing .366,000 people were appraised at $8,000,000, while 8,000 factories throughout the down state employing 231,000 people were taxed on a $14,000,000 basis.. Pro bate court records showed a ratio of personal property against real estate as of to 1, -while the tax books showed that ratio to be 4 to 1. The lands of the stats have shouldered that added burden.' A new feature of the program was presented yesterday by giving a place to the Junior department anda taa suusamaala of E. c. Bevaetr .of the agrrcartarai department of the Geneseo JUgl school, or. BarUera of the Vktver any ot Illinois appealed to the boys lor a broader view ot lire in Its application to tt farm and farm uie. empaasmrng in vain college education. . P. A. ooaglar. advisor ot Adams county, spoke on the topic, "The Junior Farm Bureaa, dwelling upon the advantages which the boys ot today enjoy as compared with the boys a generation ago. He asked better understanding of farm ing's tt begets greater Interest and greater profits. At the afternoon meeting ot this department B. G. Thiem, Junior ad viser of Whiteside county, spoke to the boys on the topic, "The Men ot Tomorrow. - HeesesieM-Self fees & An especially interesting meeting of the household science depart ment was held during the after noon. Miss Margaret Brooks, In structor in domestic science and elocution at the Battle Stuart in stigate at Springfield, gave a splen did demonstration on "Salads and Sandwiches," which she followed with an address on "Handy Devices Which Have Helped Me." The at tendance was very large, indicat ing an increased interest -due to the work ot the three domestic science clubs which center around this city. A- Joint meeting was held at 7:30, at which time motion pictures were shown, and at 8 o'clock Miss Brooks entertained with a series of readings, v ; 1 V r as lewanee Cerpetorcte Seeds Kef ' Space to Expand Qiiitei tafc I raneastsa rttv i ANSUAL STAG BANQUET. (Special Correspondence.) Geneseo, Dec. 29. Shearer pOBt No. 350, American Legion, will hold its annual stag banquet at the Le gion hall' tomorrow evening, begin ning at 10:30 o'clock. All ex-ser vice men are cordially vaulted to at tend. Tickets may be obtained from the following committee mem bers: Harold Hillmer, Archie Wei mer or Joseph L. Shaw. BUYS CITY BUIIDnf G. (Special Correspondence.) Geneseo. Dec. 20. Henry Water man has purchaser the building on South State street in which are lo cated his1 new law offices. The main floor is deegpied by the Joseph Orsl confectionery store. The pur chase was made from the estate ot the late C. S Graves. .' (Special Correspondence.) Geneseo, IlL, Dec. A real es- , tate deal completed yesterday Is of , great importance to the eelaees lateresU of thU City. Through Urn Sency ot A. 0.Casteel and Co e Tracy Motor Corporation of . Kewanee aad Geneseo purchased " the Weimer building on Bast Eiret street The Weimer theatre ana garage is located here. The Wei- mere come Into possession Of the Otis Hoit Implement building and site on. South State street No con sideration has been made public, In an interview C. F. Moburg. manager of the Geneseo agency of ' the Tracy Motor corporation, stat- , ed that his company would retain their present building for display and storage purposes and Will cen ter their sales and repair depart ments in the Weimer building. Mr. Moburg stated that the require ments for future business In the " Ford lines demand much greater room and facilities than at present, available. New models In the Ford with a larger truck and the Lla : coin automobile will -greatly In crease their operations. It Is pee Bible that during the next year an extension will be added to the Weimer building to increase; ' the floor space of the repair depart ment The theatre which Is at , present under lease to B. G. Bte deen will remain in bis charge un der conditions of his present lease. The Tracy corporation will be given possession on Feb. 1. 1923. At W. Weimer stated yesterday that they have not been enabled to ' definitely plan the uses and pur poses which they will make Of the . Hoit property, which Is one of the Mest business locations la the city. LEWIS' SHORETT, 76, arm war vet, is DEAD IN SEATTLE 1 (Special Correspondence.) 4 Prophetstown, Dec. 29. Lewis Shorett a former citisea of Proph etstown, died in Providence hospi tal, Seattle, Wash., Dec. 28. He was 76 years ot age and a Civil war veteran. He served all through the war and beside several minor engagements, was engaged in the battles ot Shilo, Stone River, Look out Mountain, Mission Ridge and Sherman's March to the Sea. - He was discharged four days be fore his lth birthday. He leaves three sons. He was a member-of the 34th Illinois volunteers. He has many relatives living in i Prophetstown. FORMES COACH AT GENESEO HIGH AND TEA9HER ARE WED LHAJ GE DDES, I39t7RIEDODAY (Special Correspondence.) Galva. Ded, 29.Mrs. Mat Hardtman of Cambridge, aged 7, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, at the home ot her daughter, Mra. P. O. Olenius, at Vllliscaylowa, after a very short illness. ITha body of Mrs.. Hardiman arrived In Galva Thursday morning. It was aocem mnied bv Mr. and Mrs. P. OA Olen itis and their two sons, Brian and James. y -. i-:' Mrs. HaMJmah was one of the pioneer : residents of Cambridge. The funeral servioes are being held In that city this afternoon at 2 o'rlork from hep late residence. In terment waa ba the Casghrtdge cem- COUNTRY ROAD3 IN IT1TE CIAPECTATE -. W MOTORISTS . (Staecial to The Argas.) Kewanee. Dec 2JpThe roads of h zTtfa senatorial district. nose of Henry. Bure naad Stark muMm. are now in better condi i at us ane airuiw ylaraccfirOs to motoriats m ana Mi A Kowaneai dally.;. Wintar STvrf V" theea tras4s hae'W esmetlohaa7F this Js-W theTUtS wc?sTwere cm una iu Mda racentlr followtag a brief rainy period hsvre all been irooedl oat mercaenjs -m "T!" eountiee report aa anusuaily heavy holiday trade uu year. ' (Snecial Correspondence.) ' Geneseo. Dec 29-The news ot tne marriage - of Miss Lucille Sturdevant to Moses Pruitt at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sturdevant fit MUford; I1L, on Christmas day Came aa a surprise to their many friends in this city. Mrs, Pruitt is instructor in mnsic in the schools Of this, city, having gone to her home for the holiday: She will return to Geneseo and will com plete the schools year. Mr. Pruitt closed a very success ful two-year engagement ' in the Geneseo high school last spring and la now engaged as athletic coach at Connersvillev Ind. While here he taught history .and had charge ot athletics. It was during his two years-here that "athletics gained great popular favor, especially bas ketball, the two strongest teams which ever represented the local school being under hia charge. 09 HOSEYXOOH TRIP- -(Special Correspondence.) Rural, Dec 29. Mr. and Mfca. Arthur -Steen, whose marriage oc curred' last Thursday evening .at -Dayton, -Ohior are guests at the home of the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs: Jr-Steen ot Rural. Mws Pearl Steen, -who was a -bridesmaid. returned noma with, the couple. Upon their return to Dayton Mr. and Mr. Steea will reside on' a farm. -'W- ? s! - - - - lie Boofle r Mays sumo erg Eadl' FrolFife 1 The lazy and dreamy old Nassau that in other days traded in sponges and tropical - fruits, is to-day a busy commercial center. The sponge-baths are now used as the small craft of the smugglers to reach the South Atlantic coast of the United Spates, while ves j sels of all sizes that range from sea-going tugs to a converted Spanish battle-cruiser,' carry the cargoes of rumto New York and the New England coast. In the bar-roomt, at the dining-tables, in the lobbies and on the porches of tne hotels arid boarding-houses at Nassau, the capital city of the Bahama Islands, the bootleggers and whisky smugglers, "talk of their plans, tell of their profits and laugh at Uncle Sam. " There, according to Frank K. Dolan, who went to the Bahamas to study the 'rum-runners's methods for the New York Daily News, "a man is either .'right or "queer. " If a stranger is suspected of being "queer" thoughts to be a revenue 'officer, a detective, or some one likely to interfere with the rum-smugglers' operations "he is , curtly told to leave town, and in "some instances blackjacked and beaten.' . In THE LITERARYr DIGEST this week, December 30th, thepe is an informative and interesting account of the 'methods and operations, of the whisky smugglers. .. y " ' ' . - - ' ' ' , . Among many other news-features of timely interest are: American Gold to Save Europe .Agaia ? v Now Comes a "Peopled Bloc" : American Blood and Oil England's Unemployment Plague Niagara Not So Valuable Death's ReveJatiort of a New Author Baptitts Eitioranr tke Gcldeii Rdc Our Transportation Strangling Snags 1b the Way of a Loan to Germaay Austria's New Start In Life How Paper Barrels Are Made Radio Eliminating Sea Distances What Now Replaces Opera and" I Ballet In Russia Tim Healy andHis Ready Tongue Many Interesting IlUutratiotu Including Humorous Cartoons K lu BURCHE1L SJEC0VEET56. (Snecial CorresttOndenee.) Erie. Dec 89. R. u Burehetl, who has been seriously ill for the past three months, is now con valescing. Accompanied by hU daughter, Mrs. George Shaw and family, who spent Christmas here, Mr. BureaeU has goae to the Shaw home at Dixea. Mrs urchell Is nronrietor r-a large delartmeat f Store, herev and has net been abb fta be at bia place of business since his awsas. ite expecu to speaa goowt two weeks, at pixoa. I" . wv vsisa tinmv. WW M w mmm fcy rnimtmwMtMm aavtnea elnb now logon. :Bock Island Savlaga Bank. (Special Correspondence.) A Bowlings Doc. SeVftaai arranga aati aava-aeea eoooletad tor the dinner to he given Mew Tear ae9 at in sVmers SJlevatdr bulldlag at Taylor Ridge. The dinner wfli be served hy th aaaloaanr aodetr of McCoaaett'a chisel, ' M Lactcr i tfc Sweetttt Mcxic b the Worid" states the Detroit Free PresJ. Like the refrain, of an enchanting melody it lingers in memory, a recollectioH of happy moments. More pleasing; than the most delicate symphony is the spontaneoua laughter of crowd. It dull care and creates jby. It tones the system. The urge to join is irresistible. 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