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Pocahontas Record (Newspaper) - May 23, 1912, Pocahontas, Iowa 1/ ' CHAUTAUQUA July to 21 29 MAY 28, 1912 6 AND TILE TOOLS OF ALL Tiie Hoes Drain Tile Hooks Spade Files Rubber Boot m n} m m w m Kinds of Best Build ing Material kept in stock by The Lumber Co. Anyone going to build And a cordial invitation to visit our yards and personally look over our cheerfully Woven Wire Fence Brick and H. C. D. Loan Trust of Title to all Lands and Town Lots In Pocahontas it ili it it under First Nnf l per cent coming of Spring necessitates new articles in the line of Wearing Apparel and House A large assortment of the season's newest merchandise iri all departments in now on display at our If we do not have in stock what you inay we will pleased to order it. Come in and let us help you make your of Collins 1915 Irt at See Rural Parcels and after July of this every rural carrier in the United Stales will the delivery of mail parcels heretofore exempted from under a new parcels post which has just been made by the postmaster present the parcels post will only the rural but should the experiment prove a success on the country routes the city routes will be added the present system all fourth-class matter less than 11 pounds will be delivered on the rural maximum cost for the delivery of an package will be 25 There is no difference made in the distance which a package is carried by the and in this way the rate charged by the express companies will be much higher in many cases than the cost of to the rules beginning July 1, 1912, and continuing until lune 30, 1914, the postmaster at the starting point of the rural shall receive and deliver to the carriers on rural routes all packages not prohibited in the mails and carriers shall pick up along the route such packages as shall come under this shall be paid at the rate of one cent for each two ounces of two cents for more than two is graduated for packages weighing more than four maximum charge under the graduate scale for any parcel over the parcel post route will be 25 much lower than the rates charged by the express present conditions Uncle Sam carries parcels through the mails for foreign countries at a much lower cost than to his own Off is the season of the year to swat the Since it is so easy to kill them it is a shame to allow these pests to take possession of lawns and kill Last year we killed hundreds of dandelions in a very easy and simple spring we are killing those donated by our neighbors who allowed theirs to go to seed last The remedy is so simple and easy of application that there is no reason why all should not get rid of the each gallon of put in one to two pounds of sulphate of stir thoroughly and let stand for six A cheap sulphate of suitable for the can be purchased at the hardware stores for one cent a the dandelions are not very thick they can be killed by spraying them with this If you have many of take a common sprinkler and kill them by the by soaking them with the Do not be afraid of hurting the We can give you a positive assurance that the grass will not be It will do your heart good to see the wither and becoming black as though Try it and be editor of the Record has known the writer of the above ever since we were kids together and always found him to be above remedy is inexpensive and is well worth giving a thorough Give Lecture whose run is from Sibley to Des and who is well known by many of onr has promised to give a lecture at this place in the near the date of which will be announced recently spoke at and the Criterion has the following to say of his lecture given Wednesday evening of last week at the M. E. church was well attended and most thoroughly This was evidenced by the generous free will offering which collected during the and which will aid the materially in a pledge made to the church at Sibley some time Mr. Dinsmore is an earnest with a. fund of experiences from to His address for an yet there were few in the audience who realised flight of time until they measured the time upon a watch diali He gives of his railroad experiences to illustrate pointa of argument he to and tlie weaving of incident aud deduction for the betterment of his leaves a and thoroughly recollection of the message he Judiciary recently decided to report favorably the Works resolution the tenure office to a term of six and no president would succeed There la a good deal in though it would be hard OD the it would be B bleBBing to the country at Harmer and Johnson of and and C. G. Lighter of were here to attend the good roads meeting last Friday Gotch lias signed articles for a with Gus bout to take place in one of the larger eastern cities on Decoration sure and make arrangements to be in Saturday May 25, and hear Senator He and his party is scheduled to be here from 9:50 to 10:20 John A. returned from the Methodist oVer a week ago and is at present at the home of her parents near We are pleaded to state that she is improved in health and is gradually on the a fact her friends will be glad to of the meanest tricks ever perpetrated by man on woman is being worked by some theater and some The announcement is made that any woman present wearing a hat which cost less than 38 cents does not need to remove it. J. A. Crowther and little left last Friday for to be gone several having the eyes treated and fitted with The little fellow's sight is gradually coming back and it ia to be hoped that he may regain it the president of the corn growers is traveling through this part of says the He says that the demand for seed corn is far greater than the supply this year and that he was offered 000 for 1,000 bat he turned the offer He predicts a big corn crop this year and for better yields to the acre every year as the fanners more and more value of seed and caring for their corn in a scientific body of Rev. Elias former postmaster and pastor at was recently found in the Cedar near In 1880 he became the Methodist Episcopal church of The following June the church building was destroyed by a tornado and Mr. Skinner traveled over a section of the state in an effort to raise funds to rebuild the He was appointed in the fall of 1881 aud served four At the time of his death he was 88 years It is not known whether hia death was accidental or disposed of his claim in Peterson returned to looking well and seemingly glad to get back to civilization and three square ilt has been three years since the Peterson boys went George that the time spent has not only proven profitable but that the the dry been very beneficial to his He states that the past winter was very severe on thousands of head of sheep and cattle for lack of He does not consider that the country will ever amount to much in an but big money is being made in cattle is estimated that in the past years 8,000,000 automobile tires were in the United The number increased by leaps and bounds froni 900,000 in 1907 to 2,900, 000 in 1911. It is predicted that the output for 1912 will be 4,000,000 The tire which has become of gigantic has resulted in sending the prices of rubber Already certain sections of gum producing tree are The principal source of supply now is Central and The publicis paying for the automobile craze in advance price and adulterations in products that are necessities of every day Scientific men are now engaged in producing satisfactory substitutes for rubber in tires and several claim success in the talk of dredging Cedar creek to its outlet into the Coon river is being seriously again says the Fonda We un that Calhoun county has already taken steps in that tion and as upper part of the stream is already being dredged to the north Pocahontas county line it begins to look as though it is up to this county to do will be pretty expensive undertaking and put a heavy addi burden the property Sogers in the other which drain into the but it is only a question of anyway when it will bo it looks to us the sooner - When the work is done the new channel will run in a and will hundreds of acres of land which is now a practical lose to the It would pay for in n very few Must May 21Recent developments throughout the state indicate that a still greater fight is to be waged against the white plague in Tuberculosis is coming to be regarded as the most destructive and wasteful disease in the catalog of preventable It is now determined that intelligent cooperative measures shall be instituted by communities to throttle this monster and effectually restrict it. many cities are planning for the establishment of camps or retreats where advanced consumptives can have adequate care and The people are awakening to the perilous They have found that the uncared for person suffering with is a great danger to the entire that they can no longer afford to be indifferent to the iminent danger which may be found in most every community throughout the is the of suitable hospital care for the consumptive class the only but many communities are arousing themselves to the necessity for proper medical Supervision of the children in the public That many children are early infected with tuberculosis ia now well This is due to the fact that they are low in vitality induced by some physical defect which might be removed by competent medical Out of a graduating class in one town in Iowa of about a thousand three members have already died of tuberculosis and the fourth is in a dying Naturally the people of that city are much agitated and are studying the conditions which have produced such fatal Many other incidents could be perhaps ot so bad aa this but full oi tragedy Economically Iowa has boon an appalling loss which her intelligence no longer can vigorous fight is being waged again this year against the house the most dangerous carrier of germa known in this Cities and towns are making war on the fly as a community the ia the but the best way to swat the tly is to clean up alleys and yards of debris and garbage and to remove the hatching Theae hygienic precautions together with screened fly poisons and ily will make the campaign against this pest most by a A most distressing accident happened to John Christoffers early Saturday when he was kicked in the face by a horse and suffered the loss of an eye and other He was standing directly behind the animar and received the full force of the which knocked him accident happened in the livery barn and the young man was at once removed to Dr. office where the Doctor made an examination and found the eye to be the impact of the blow upon tearing the lining of the eye and forcing it out of Several were required for a gash in the but lucky the bone was not After the were dressed the injured man was removed to Tony Siebels home where he was and Sunday afternoon Was taken to a hospital in Fort Dodge where the eye Christoffers had a very close aa the physician stated had the blow extended an inch higher it would surely have resulted was received from the Fort yesterday that the patient was getting along as well as could bfe Hold Two Estherville Enterprise says Attorney N. J. Lee has just received word from Des Moines that a case he handled in the supreme court while special counsel in the attorney general department was decided in favor of his The case went up from Winnebago It seems the justice of the peace at Forest City was elected He wanted to hold both The opinion of the attorney general was asked aud Special Counsel Lee rendered an opinion in which he decided that a man could not be justice of the peace and mayor at the same But the mayor refused to resign and accordingly the county attorney of Winnebago brought action to declare the office of mayor The district court decided that the mayor also be justice ofthe But last week the court re versed the district It this question is not provided for in the statute and it waa for the court to go to the old common-law as banded down by the Snglish Mercantile Shelves Filled with Aim to Make the Casual Patron a Permanent Are Quoting Prices Which Further Store As a Price and mothers are directly responsible for the future of their children and can with little trouble start them on a business that will be of great value during their entire lives by placing in their hands a bank book with a small deposit to Try a it will look good to yoo next TO EACH SAYINGS DEPOSITOR One Dollar Makes You a National C. F. Asst. of new lot of Safety Deposit Boxes for Farm Estate Bought and Attention Given to Far Sighted Man Waits why do you wait until too late to your Yoa have two or three weeks before corn so you had better get your new fence put up you have time and before it is too Your stock will get out and walk over your newly planted fields if you don't hurry with your carry the bes Fence and Gates in the Our Gates are the known throughout the country as the best gate is no better Fence to be bought than the Deal made by the Keystone Fence Co. We also have a large stock of the very best All cut from live timber aud large to the yard and we will show you that these are the absolute w. c.
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