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Anita Record (Newspaper) - January 10, 1918, Anita, Iowa lMl rE ANITA VOLUME CASS JANUARY NUMBER 3 Have you 1918 yet learned to write it There are many in many lands There are Flags of every hue But there is no in any Like our own White and Then Hurrah for the flag our flag With its Stripes and White too For there is no in any Like our own White and The United States has loaned to other nations engaged in war with Germany something over three billion taking for the sums advanced the obliga tions of such bearing the same interest and maturing at the same time as the liberty loan People generally out in this district are praising Hard ing for the appointment of as At the time of the Republican convention in Des Moines when Havner won out for At torney General many warm friends of Harding were inclined to be sore at him be his influence in a quiet way went to Havner on the ground that he would strengthen the Havner being strong with the anti saloon league and other prohibitionists over the Wilson got more votes in the primary but failed to land the necessary number of votes to keep the nomination from going to the convention and in all Wilson should have had the nomination in the But in the long run Harding played the game we believe he realized that Wilson had not had a fair deal and being convinced that he had the qualification to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge he decided to balance accounts with Wil The Governor is to be con that he did not allow the pressure brought to bear on him by Jim the publisher of the Homestead to appoint another man to the to deter him from doing the square Judge Wilson is a brother of and Wil son of and Wilson of Greenfield and a member of the firm of Wilson well known automobile dealers in this section of Recently this firm purchased the automobile business of Lyle and in Guthrie Center and are doing a fine business They operate a sales room in and Adair They are doing a re markable business at all these The Wilson boys are conservative and hustling busi ness men and their reputation for doing business on the square has never been The News is very sorry to learn of the illness of its good Editor Myers of The Anita The world does not seem the same when lops off on his editorial hope that his or whatever it is that has got something ailing will get fixed at once so that the flow of may not be Adair Old Man Winter is getting to be a pretty regular visitor these who have heard the call of the government and ac jobs at may find that the profiteers back home are amateurs com pared with the bunch at Wash has been availed Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo officially announced ou December 14 that applications had already been representing of The average amount for applicants is which is very little less than the maximum of The American forces in Prance were prompt in availing them selves of the Pershing himself subscribing to the maximum of The courts are putting a damper on the men who have monkeyed with the The average American attaches as much importance to a quarter as the Kaiser does to a In many countries strong men work an entire day for a much smaller The insurance offered by the United States Government to members of the military and naval forces has been called the most just and humane provision ever made by any nation for its soldiers and That its value and advantages are appre by the Army and Navy is evidenced by the extent which it If the Lewis Standard has any more of that hell stuff we hope they will send it to the Kaiser for reading in his spare Myers wouldnt ever use Adair We are wondering if the weather ever gets so cold up in Canada and the Dakotas that the political pot freezes Wonder if government control of the meat industry would re sult in the retailer keeping his thumb off the Again we wish to call your at tention to that little be it ever so If this paper ever needed help it needs it with the editor lying critically ill at his and the force burning the midnight oil in order to make ends we be lieve it your duty to see that this matter is attended to at We are very thankful to those who answered our call last and also for the extended to the family during their time of PREPAREDNESS IS THE SLOGAN Bring in your harness and have them repaired and oiled so that you will be all ready for spring WE WOULD ALSO SUGGEST That you look over your machinery and have any repairs that you might need ordered now this will save not only but lots of 4 We carry the Largest line of Implements and Harness To be found in the country and we sure appreciate your COME IN AND LOOK OVER THE NEW LINE Of MACHINERY AND PRICE THEM AT ANY GALIHER NO BETLER As we go to press this week the editor of this newspaper lays seriously ill at his home on North hovering between life and and if there is not a decided change within the next 48 the better you may expect the A tem operation was performed which afforded some but his condition as we go to press is such as to cause the gravest More we we can only await and watch hoping for the and of and of with the aid of trained nurses are working heroically to save his but as yet they can hold out no word of encouragement to his many friends and anxious rela DOCTORS Sherms condition in the last few has gradually grown from obstruction of the bladder and kidney function showing up making the man part delirious and almost a com condition at On Monday Camp assisted by Becker and performed a nary operation of opening his bladder for with the hope that his condition would brighten and he would become strong enough for a graver op which he must have if he is to get Tuesday he was given salt once twenty ounces to dilute the Everything known to be done is being done by both physicians and nurses and at Wednesday his condition while grave is Sherm editor of the Anita is very Just how bad he is we dont but hope he is able to still push the for when he writes he says Jour The Dallas County Record thinks the man who lives a industrious attending stric ly to his own is good tp his family and of his is more to be honored than the one who seeks the fame and notoriety coming from a life of General Pershing has sent the American people a message that a volume in a sentence three He Ger many can be Germany be and vrill be Ta every word every During the civil war we had men in the north who became known as They were in truth They opposed the They shirked They evaded the draft where it was possible to do We have just such types of men There are men in this few in every have wealth far beyond their ability to use inso far as necessities are concerned who have not as yet purchased a Liberty bonder contributed a dollar to any agency which seeks to promote the welfare of the boys in the We call these fellows They correspond with the cop the civil Un these men are bringing an odium upon themselves which will follow them to their And the odium will be passed to their These slackers deserve to be classified as It is a crime to withhold support from an American boy who is fighting our battles for us in the It is a crime for any man to refuse to bear his fare share of any burden imposed upon the whole These slackers are guilty of both these They withhold support of the boys in the They re fuse to hear their share of the burdens imposed upon all of the people according to their strength to bear scholar beside the tightwad or he traitor who withholds a cup of cold water from the parched ips of an American boy who has iven his life for the equal pro of all our The time will eome very soon when the fact that a man is a slacker will make him virtually an He can have no standing in the He should have No jury of patriotic citizens will give a verdict in favor of a slacker if there is a possible show for them to do If the man who has the disposition to slack would just use a little bit of horse sense he would find it a good business investment to do his full duty as a He is electing when he chooses a slacker route to travel over a devil rocky And it wil grow rockier as he The Russians are evidently beginning to discover the flaw n the gold brick the Germans are offering The Germans seem to pe find ng that dictating peace terms to those Russians is not such an easy matter as they thought it would In addition to saving saving coal and saving it is wise to save your breath especially when you are inclined to find fault with the govern Late reports ou health con ditions at Army camps and can tenements show the epidemic of measles to be greatly In several camps where measles has extensively prevailed the number of cases of pneumonia has decreased OPERA HOUSE You are on the Fence A t about oclock Friday morn ing the opera house was discovered to be on lire the alarm was quickly turned and the lire department was on the job in record but the blaze had gained such headway that it was impossible to save the structure The lire through the con sistent efforts of its confined the lire to the opera house in this they were aided by the which laid low and refused to fan the The structure belonged to Worthing and was partially covered by insur The business houses of Bow Druggist Claude general and Hugo were the business houses that were in the most and at one time or another during the flire were filled with but their was at no time a likelihood of them joining in the INSTALLATION OE OFFICERS The Brotherhood of American Yeo Anita Chapter 1170 held their installation of officers Friday January at the Refreshments were served to the Yeomens and their The following officers were installed Foreman after there is no greater crime in this world than that of The man who holds up a citizen in the night and takes from him his In regard to your grocer kindly give us a trial and we know your cus tom will then remain with us Our chief aim is to sup ply the best qualities and largest assortments at the most reasonable We want your trade and we know we will get It steadily after your fist purchase Dont forget to come In and let us get ROE KOHL Correspondent Guy Watchman Sentinel Walter Guard Overseer Chaplin Lady Rebecca Lady Gertrude Organist The Yeomon are taking in new mem bers each mooting and on Jan their next regular moot ing will havo Earl Frink of Des with The Yeo mon and a full attend anco on the above Lewis was a RECORD oal lor Hoarding is all right to save but hoarding to keep some Ex president Taft in a recent speech said this country would send seven or eight million men to the old world if and that they would very likely be And while there has been some quarreling about get ing it is stated that when our men get into action over there they will be so well ped with munitions of all kinds that the loss of life will be com Prance ana England had to throw their men into the lines at first only half way with the result that theri loses were Those in authority state exactly the same thing Taft that there would be small loss of among our men because of their It is known that the German loses are heavy because they fight in massed They have kept The Swiss mili tary expert recently stated that many times the loss of the Ger mans was four and five times as great as that of either England or because the latter weer protecting their men with A degree of ency is being reached that will enable the American soldiers to attack only after the enemy has been crushed by artillery and in that way the loss of life will be That is the promise just recently The lessons of this war have been so plain that the United States will pro fit by them in a way that will save our men much of the loss that England and Prance had at That is but it only looks to Des Moines That young Russian ment might prove itself a man after The best we can hope is that the coal dealer for will content with the price of the rest of the A
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