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J. A. MENZIES, Editor and Publisher "Here the Tress the People's Rights Maintain, Unawed by Influence and Unbribcd by Gain." A Newspaper For All The People 1 ' ' ' ' ' " .,."" , , Vol. XL, No. 18. 41st Year YALE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, July 27, 1922. $2.00 Per Year in Advance State Fair Cattle Barns Equipped for 1,000 Head Neighborhood News From Nearby Towns ITEMS TAKEN FROM NEWSPAPERS OF NEIGH- EJORINQ TOWNS AND VILLAGES. New Addition Will Make De partment a Leader Says G. W. Dickinson. A new addition to tho cattle barne, providing ample facilities for housing 1,000 hwd, promiae.3 to make this de partment one of the predominating ones at the Michi gan State Fair, De troit, Soptember 1 to 10, says Ooorge W. Dickinson, sec ietary and man per. Albert E. Stov enson, of Port Huron, a member of the board of managers, will bo the member in i : Geo. W. Dickinson charge of tho de partment. Ho has been associated with the Michigan State Pair for a number of ears and at one time was general superintendent of the exposi tion. "Michigan fast ia gaining a position of importance as a cattle raising state," declared Mr. Dickinson. "Tho beef breeds are being grown exten sively, but dairy cattle hold a greater placo. "This year Michigan farmers who attend tho fair will have the oppor tunity of witnessing eomo flne out llde beef which, it has been promised, will exhibit hero. "Wo regard as an important step forward In tho fostering of cattle in Suspect Mad Kitten (Jave Roy Hydrophobia Taint St. Clair, July 25 Harold Har hier, 8, won of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Harmer is held under observation at his home here while the office of the state chemist determines if a small kitten which scratched and bit him Saturday died of hy drophobia. The boy was attempting to catch the kitten Saturday when it scratched his face and bit his finger. The kitten died suddenly Saturday night. The boy's finger, which had at first not exhibited alarming symptoms, swelled to ab normal size, and a physician was called. Disapearance of the swell ing and symptoms of stomach trouble led to the belief that hy drophobia was the cause of the cat's death and may have been transmitted to the boy. The head of the dead kitten was rent to the state department Mon day and the physician in charge of the case is awaiting reply from the state toxicologists. County Treasurer Receives Auto Tax Money The county's share of the auto mobile license tax for the second quarter of the year, $15,090.92, has been received from the state treasurer by Alex Cowan, county treasurer. This makes a total of $55,992.24 received from this source this year by the county, Mr. Cowan said. At the end of the first quar ter, ending Mar. 31, $40,831.32 was turned over by the state. The automobile license tax mon ey all goes into the road fund and must be used for upkeep and re pair of improved state and county roads. Trespass Notice Notice is hereby given forbid ding all persons trespassing on my farm. Anyone found on the premises will be prosecuted. Mrs. Frances Todd Pay Your City Taxes The assesscmnt roll for the City of Yale for 1922 is now in my hands and I am ready to re ceive taxes. John Rright City Treasurer. For Sale On account of ill health will sell at once my business a Watkins territory of eight townships; also my home, a modern house of 8 rooms and bath, oak finish; full basement. Extra large barn; fine garden spot with fruit trees and berry bushes. Inquire of C. O. Boze, Thone 170-3. 1C- this stato tho erection of an addition to tho cattle barns facilitating the housing of 1,000 head of cattle. This, with tho construction of our now col iseum, makes the cattlo department a most important one." Mr. Dickinson sees in community breeding a matter worthy of the at tention of tho farmor everywhere. lie says community brooding makes It possible for a farmer and hla neigh bors to havo tho best sires obtalnabla. One farmer might not bo able to af ford ft ?1.200 sire, but, if six farmers in a neighborhood gave $200 each, all would derive a 1,200 benefit. "Bo caroful in your cattle breeding. Do sure you know what you want bo fore you breed your cattlo. If you don't you may reduco tho value of your cat tle," warns Mr. Dickinson. Mr. Dickinson sajo the stato fair is encouraging tho boys and girls clubs throughout the sute to bring cattlo to tho exposition and many worthy awards have been promised. J. A. Miller, of Swurtz Creek, a member of the board of managors, will bo In charge of tho Swine depart ment, with E. X. Hill, of Hamburg, superintendent, till J year, Mr. Dickin son announced recently. "The raiding of hogs more und more is demanding th attention of the Michigan farmer," Mr. Duklnsou claims. "The farmers' division cf the Detroit Board of Commerce his tir.r, up this quettion with grtv.t vlor. "It is pleasing to 8o the farmers forsake the pens for the alfalfa and tc allow tho swine grc;n pasture. There is a marked Improvement In c.up.iHv and this certainly will bring th f.nnv r-r more money." A GLADSOME GATHERING As guests of Mrs. Edward An dreao and Mrs. J. E. Staley, a number of ladies from Yale were invited to Cedarwood to spend all day Friday for the pleasure of Sue Evans. The ladies of one auto arrayed themselvies in old-fashioned, lu dicrous attire, the driver in her husbands sport clothes, and they surely made the hit of the season as they drove through the country, surprising the natives into undue courtesy and' gallantry by their grand appearance, and convulsing the residents of Cedarwood, their hostesses and other guests with gales of laughter and apprecia tion. Of course they had their pic tures taken. Ask to sec one. The day was one long pleasure. Two big, wonderful meals filled them to repletion, but halted not the overflowing spirits. Bathing and other sports occu pied the afternoon and finally all arrived home again, tired, but still happy. HACK UP YOUR ROOST A city exchange remarks that some towns spend more time in sounding their slogans than they do in clearing their streets. It is quite true to the detriment of he towns. Glowing slogans cause the stranger to expect something out of the ordinary, ai 1 when he learns his mistake his interest ceases to exist. Fine words on the wings of the wind travel a long way but a clean street leaves a more lasting impression. Mayor Jacobs suggests that Yale business men and household ers start a clean-up movement and make their premises neat and at tractive. Don't delay this work for the summer will soon be over. Get busy right away. Warning Notice I Notice is hereby given to those who have made a practice of breaking into the school house, breaking windows and doing oth er depredations, that if not stop ped at once the guilty ones will be brought into court and dealt with severely. A. close watch will be kept on the building and anyone found on tho premises who have no business there will be ar rested. Hoard of Education Lawn Mowers Sharpened I have a machine for sharpen ing lawn mowers. Satisfaction guaranteed. H. H. Holden, One door south of Yale Lumber & CoU Co. 17-3 The Grand. Old Game of Barnyard Golf C;IP7 differ: mmM An innovation at the Michigan State F.iir, Detroit, September 1 to 10, will be the horse shoe pitchers' championship tournament. Hundreds of entries already have been made, and valuable prizes will be given, according to announcement by O. W. Dickinson, secretary manager of the fair. PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC On Tuesday some seventy-live or eighty attendants of the Pres byterian Sunday school gathered at the church, were, stowed away in many automobiles and about 10:30 were off for Lakeside Beach at Port Huron, which is a very popular resort for schools, socie ties, families, etc., to spend a day or few hours on the lake shore. Tables and benches are provid ed and our young people and the older ones, too, enjoyed their picnic dinner. Afterwards many went in bath ing, some took in a ball game, oth ers a movie, and the time passed pleasantly for all. SANILAC COUNTY PICNIC AUG. 3 AT LEXINGTON The American Legion Posts of Sanilac county will hold their an nual county picnic at Lexington Thursday, Aug. 3. The business places all over the county will be closed so that everyone can be the guests of the Legion boys on that day. . There will be real ball games, both League and Legion. You don't need to be a relative of a Legion man to go it is to be a "Sanilac County Day," when the whole county turns out for a "play day." Picnic baskets, well filled, are the only recommenda tions that are necessary. Come to the lake with all your friends. Be sure that no earn go over with empty seats. It is for the sole pleasure of the people of Sanilac county our friends that the Legion has arranged this picnic. We will make it an an nual event the first Thursday in August. It will be Sanilac county's Play Day. When our park is more improved we will hold it in our own play ground. Picnic Committee. BOARD HAS GONE UP Mr. Bentley, living near Yale on a farm says when he was a young man, teachers usually boarded among the farmers, sometimes farmers made bids for the teacher. At one time a good home bid 75c a week and got the teacher, and it was a good home, too. Mr. Bentley is nearly 90 yrs. of age and is in very good health. Miss Jessie McCall, who taught in our high school a short time ago is Mr. Bentley's grand daugh ter. Miss McCall got her degree at Ann Arbor after she left here and taught in Highland Park last year. Richmond Review. The Cole Ladies 'Aid will give an ice cream social at the church on Tuesday evening, August 1st. The public invited. Subscribe for the Expositor. MORTGAGE BURNED On Monday evening about for ty people gathered at the Metho dist Episcopal church for the purpose of holding the Annual Business meeting. A fine pot luck supper was served in the din ing room and coffee was served by the ladies. After supper the company as sembled in the church parlor for the quarterly conference. Dr. MacClenthen was present and pre sided at the meeting. Reports were read by the pastor Sunday schol superintendent, sec retary of the ladies' aid, financial secretary, secretary of the board of trustees and other heads of departments, showing the church to be in fine condition and the property entirely free of debt and with all ether interests well cared fot. The budget committee rec ommended that the amount neces sary for local purposes be the same as last year, viz: $2.80O.'0O. Benevolent collections are about $150 in excess of last year. The pastor was given a unani mous invitation to return for an other year by a rising, vote. The district superintendent, in a short address, made a few suggestions, some of which were adopted. , James II. Moore, secretary of the building committee and oldest member of the local church, in a few well chosen words ably dem onstrated his ability vas torch bearer and consigned the dis charged mortgage to the flames. The Doxology was sung and the benediction pronounced by the pastor. GRAPES AND POULTRY Algonac, July 20 A new agri cultural development in Clay township is forecast as the result of the transfer of considerable acreage near here to several De troit purchasers who will engage in the cultivation of grapes and the raising of poultry. The soil here is excellent for the growing of vines, an experi mental vineyard of 150 vines planted six years ago by Mayor Karl A. Haulter having produced two and one half tons of market able grapes in 1921. Impressed by the success of this experiment the new arrivals are with one ex ception planning to plant vines which are scheduled to bear in two years time. Niagara and Concords will be planted at first. The one man who will not en gage in the cultivation of grapes is establishing a large market poultry farm which will bo stock ed next week with 3,500 birds. No breeding operations will be conducted at the farm, the owner making a specialty of raising broilers for market from incubat or chicks. Subscribe for the Expositor. DETROIT JOURNAL IS SOLD TO NEWS Purchase Price Said To Be Over Two Million Detroit, July 21 Purchase df the De-roil Journal by the De troit Ncwv was announced by both newspapers last week. The news papers, both in the afternoon field were merged at once, and the Journal will cease publication on Saturday. The Journal plant, located at Fort and Wayne streets, is to be disposed of. The total purchase .price for the title and good will was in excess of $2,000,000 it was announced. The News is owned by the Scripps estate, while the Journal was tho property of C. C. Vernam Paul Block and II. S. Talmadge, of New York and N. C. Wright, of Detroit. Absorption of the Journal leaves but two English language afternoon newspapers in the De troit field. The Journal was es tablished in 1883. MOTOR BUSSES HAVE RIGHT TO THE ROAD Lansing, July 20 Right of mo tor busses to use state highways in competition with railroads and interurban lines was upheld in the state supreme court today. The court refused an injunction against motor busses competing with the Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Muskegon line. trucks and busses was a legislative i unction, tne court neiu. PERSONAL SHOWER Lcta Holden, Wrs. Walter Pea cock and Mrs. Milton Edighoffer were hostesses on Friday evening last at eight o'clock, to a party of ladies, in honor of Pauline Fead, bride-to-be This was nam ed a personal shower and Pauline was the recipient of many very pretty and useful articles. The evening was ver happily spent, and a dainty luncheon served. COTTAGE PARTY The following young women from Yale and Port Huron are occupying the Keene cottage at Cedarwood this week: Lcta Hol den, Mrs. Bernice Peacock, Lois Park, Marjorie Menzies, Mildred Patterson, Neva Ostrandcr, Paul ine Fead,, Mrs. Lila Peacock, Mary Sexton, Jeanctte Curtis and Faye Wight. Bernice Farley will spend a portion of the time with her friends there and also Fredda Holden. If yen have any hogs, cattle, sheep or veal calves to cell, I ship every week. Notify Ed Sheehy, Yale. 17-4 The Ubly high school goes on the University list this fall. Several Elkton farmers have paid lines for milk thinning. St. Clair has thirteen quaran tined homes. Whooping cough, pneumonia and diphtheria are the prevalent diseases. The Weter-I'anning Cold Stor age plant at Richmond, is being put into shape for the Equator Oil Range company. Geo. A. Denny, a Port Huron plumber, aged 43, ended his life during last Thursday night by in haling illuminating gas. He leaves a widow. High school tuition will be $75 next year at Harbor Beach. Prac tically all the Thumb high schools have raised the price of tuition above the $C0 mark set by the gtate for district boards to pay. Since the resignation of Prose cuting Attorney Perkins of La peer county, the circuit judge can find no one who wants to take the oilice, and the county noy has two sheriffs, but no prosecuting attorney. The vacant G. T. shops at north Port Huron will be occupied by the New Egyptian Portland Ce ment company. Work will begin at once, and by February next 1,500 barrels of cement will be produced per day. A St. Clair man was arraigned in police court at Port Huron this week for unnmercifully beating his seven-year-old son. Neighbors summoned the police after hear ing the boy's screams. It is said the man is negligent of hi3 fam ily. Howard Mills' barn in Sanilac county, is being painted by mach inery after the Sears-Roebuck pat ent. The paint is applied by a hose and spray, the power being furn ished by an engine. It looks like an easy way to paint a barn, just spraying it on, which seems to drive it in the wood and it i3 soon dry. A very large barn was paint ed in one day. Claudia G. Murphy, St. Clair County health nurse, was reliev ed of her duties last week, by ac tion taken by the health commit tee of the board of supervisors. The committee claims that she has spent too much of her time in one place, that of Marine City and has visited only a few other schools in the county. Miss Mur phy claims that she has been treated unfairly. In the last few weeks Mr. Henry Ford and son Edsel have made numerous trips to the Wills-Sainte Claire plant in Marysville. Mr. Ford was there again Tuesday of last week. Dame rumor has it all figured out that there will be a big change in Marysville before many moons. It is well known that Mr Ford wants Mr. Wills' ser vices again in his business or ganization and apparently this will be brought about. Monday forenoon a young man visited the home of Mrs. Martin Ellinwood and represented that he was selling spectacles to pay his way through school. Before leaving he asked for a drink of water, and as a pitcher of water sat on the dining room table, Mrs. Ellinwood told him to help him self, which he did. Shortly after he left she discovered that her pocket-book, containing $101 that she had left on the table was gone. The police officers were no tified but to date no trace of the st ranger (has been found. He was of medium-build and wore a light suit and straw hat. Memphis Bee. For Sale House and lot on Main street, north of R. R. track. Will sell cheap if taken at once. John Sexton, Yale. 11-4 Wanted To buy, a modern home in the city of Yale. Enquire of Mrs. Ed. Eilber, Main street, Yale. 15 PUT OFF 'TIL NEXT APRIL The proposed amendment to the state constitution that would require all children of school age to attend public schools, popular ly known as the anti-parochial school amendment, will not go on the ballot in Michigan this year, it was announced by James Ham ilton, of Detroit, one of the spon sors of .the proposed amendment. As the time limit for filing con stitutional amendments has ex pired, Mr. Hamilton stated that petitions bearing between 110,000 to 112,000 signatures would not be filed at Imsing. He added, however, that "campaign of ed ucation" will be conducted thru the winter months and the amend ment brought before the voters next April. "It has been felt that a cam paign of education through the four winter months will conduce largely to the success of the a mendment next spring," Mr. Ham ilton declared. He added that no effort to obtain additional signa tures to the initiatory petitions had been made during the past two months. While the petitions already cir culated have considerably more than 105,800 signatures necessary to qualify the proposal for a place on the ballot, Mr. Hamilton said, a much larger number will be for warded to provide against the pos sible rejection of any great per centage of them, ' Arrangements Under Way For Farm Bureau Picnic At a meeting of the committee having charge of the arrange ments for the big farmers' picnic to be held by the St. Clair County Farm Bureau on Tuesday, August 15, it was decided to have a ball game between the north and south sides of the county. The county to be divided by what is known as the Lapeer Avenue Road or the Town Line Road running west across tho county. Only Farm Bureau members or their sons will be eligible to play on cither of these teams. The committee urgently requests that all those interested in playing send their names and addresses to the Farm Bureau Office, Federal Building, Port Huron, on or before July 20. Following this captains will be chosen to lead the two teams. A prize will be . given the winning team the day of the picnic. Barnyard golf or horse-shoe pitching will also occupy an im portant place on the program of sports for the day. Local commu nities desiring to enter contest ants in the county championship game to be held the day of the picnic, should hold their local eli mination contests at some time previous to the picnic. Winners of tho county contest will meet the winners of Lapeer county on Wednesday to compete for posi tions on the contest to be held in conjunction with the State Fair at Detroit. The Michigan Business Farmer will give a set of nickel plated horseshoes to the winners of-the county tournament. Hear ye I Hear ye I All ye fol lowers of barnyard golf 1 Hunt up a pair of Dobbin's cast-off shoes and practice for the coun ty tournament. Games and swimming in the "old swimmin' hole" will consti tute the entertainment for the boys and girls.- Watch the columns of this pa per for further announcements of the big farm bureau picnic to be held in the county park at Good ells, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1922. WELL DIGGING I am now operating my well drilling outfit, and if you are planning on any work in this line it will pay you to see me. Price? right. 9- Gus Colberg Lost Somewhere in Yale, child's locket and chain. Finder please leave at Expostior office.