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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
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Vol. XL, No. 18.
41st Year
$2.00 Per Year in Advance
State Fair Cattle Barns
Equipped for 1,000 Head
Neighborhood News
From Nearby Towns
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
"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
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
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Absorption of the Journal
leaves but two English language
afternoon newspapers in the De
troit field. The Journal was es
tablished in 1883.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.

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