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Bedford Free Press (Newspaper) - February 17, 1921, Bedford, Iowa KHCNCHmB|ISnBHBHKHSM3NBI�BHXHXIISNXnSHXHeEMBHSHXNnnSHSHaHaN 1 *':?r.f;| n x H n x M X H X n x M X H X n x n x M X ta x H X M X pa x X S3 X H X H X H CO X M X S3 5E S3 S SO |f Yon Knew You Gould 'i Build for-Less Money, ih the early gpring itihan later in th� season, would y�� nvt �tart the ptene f OT yomr new home now? SOME FEW ARE HOLDING OFF waiting for still lower prices WHILE OTHERS will start early and reap the ibeneflte We Know Lot of Building Will Be Done in This C*nwnnityi This Year. The sooner work is started, the more ean be aeeompllshed. Bresent stocks bought on low market w*ill help the early buyer in his vmdertakane. to Rent or to Sell You Can't Lose By Investment In The Garden Spot Of The World. S3 E S3. 53 so ss Bfl E so We Want to Help You With Your Building... Our Plan Service Is Free To You. .: We want the opportunity to right the impression some folks h'ave that building materials are high in price. With lower prices of building materials and all classes of labor comeB the new building bug, and before you know it new homes will be started all around you. Building mechanics will be hard to get on short Inotice, and you will wonder why you waited. /Wo � H E H CO SS E 63 M S hk X IS s S3 H X H S H X H X H X H X H X H X M X H X. H E H X H X H X H X H E H S H X H X H X H E H X SB CO E S3 S3 S3 E H E SO E m H E S3 a CO CO CO E CO E BO HSC33B3EC0ECflEEOEIS3EB3SCfl3MEB3EB3EB3EB3EC0EB3KB3EC3EC3EC3KMEH EHgHEHSHBHEHEHEM^ N 55 DO 53 S3 X. BO X S3 X H X S3 � S DO X Bfl X SO X M X BO X DO X X H H W 33 H E M H X H X M M X H X H X H X M X M S3 H CO S M 3 S3 S3 H S DO e M S3 33 BO E Bfl � BO X HI SS CO ss CO s CO CO Living in a "house" detracts the pleasure of living, while a home of your own makes life more worth while. A home of your own has many advantages. Owning your home gives you a real interest in your community. It gives you a feeling of confidence, a freedom from worry about the future. How a,savings account helps A savings account is a great help toward saving for the necessary "first payment." Add to a savings account regularly and you will soon have enough to start levying the home you want. Many people find a savings account a convenience in paying taxes. Suppose the taxes on your home are $60 a year. By depositing $5.00 a month, you can easily save the $60 without inconvenience. S3 e GO �3 'SO e ti ss CO B 10 e 84 X CO X CO X CO X H E H X H X H S H X CO X H X M X C4 X H S H X H X H X H X H X M X H CO X H X CO X H X H iA8 a 8 t%2 CO s H X H Start a savings account now s a x CO as CO X DO X CO 55 ts Bfl so X CO 53 CO a CO s CO K CO E CO E CO X B0 X CO X CO X CO IXHXHXHXHXIIXIIXMXflXHXHXllXIIXHXHXHXHXHWXHXlll GO. THOMPSON |[ERC. will furnish your home with beautiful new rugs, linoleums and draperies. We can furnish you with the proper window shades, cut to measure without extra charge, and also hung if you desire it. A visit to our large and well-lighted Rug and Carpet Department will be of interest and also profitable to-anyone looking for the best in floor-coverings at reasonable prices. Here you will find a complete line of Wilton, Axminster, Brussels and Velvet rugs ff y in sizes for any room. fx E mm KEHEHXMEHSHKHSBOEHEHEHEKECOEra^ BMSHBHSHSHSHSHBKBHBMEMBHEIHSHSMBHEHSHSHBMEMEMffiM X \ 03 H "E X. B3 X When are new CO X CO X CO X CO s to X CO s CO E B0 s so E CO E CO E �CO X CO E CO X M X to X CO s H X H to X H X H X CO X to X to X H X CO s to X H X CO X to X N X The time to select wall paper is when the stocks are new For that new home-select now and we will lay it away until you are ready to have it hung. Good taste in wall paper is distinct in design, pattern and color combinations for every room in the house. Our expert hangers will serve you promptly -if you so desire-and now is a good time, when we are not rushed, for those who are not building this year but are planning on brightening up the home throughout with new paper. The Rexail Store J. H. BREMMER, Prop. CO K CO E CO E C3 X CO ss CO s B0 E CO E CO S CO E CO � S ja E CO s CO s . CO s CO E CO E CO X to E -s CO s CO s N S E CO CO E CO X s CO X HEHEHBS�MEHSHBMEHSMEHEM3MEMEMEHEH3WEMBM3MEMEM^ EKBHBHXHBHBMBBBIHBMEMEMEMEMEHEHBHEHEHEHEHEMEMEM r CS X H X M X H X H X H X H S H X CO X CO X K X H X CO X M X CO X CO X CO X CO X � CO X CO s CO E CO SE CO E CO X CO X CO X B0 X H X H X H X H LET ME FIGURE ON YOUR Foundation (brick, tile or concrete), Basements, Cellar Floors, Cisterns, Sidewalks, Supply Tanks, Watering Tanks, Feeding Floors, Driveways, Caves, Bur-rying Vaults, Chicken Houses, Hog Houses, Chimneys, or anything in brick, tile or concrete- Town or Country. > Better build that cistern before the Spring rains. PRICES RIGHT, SATISFACTION GUARANTEED CO X to X to X CO s K X B0 X to s so X to B0 E CO X CO CO s CO 55 SO E CO X CO X CO Phone 204 Green. KHSMBMSHSHmaitBIIBHSHBHStH; X H H X E CO E CO E CO X CO E- co. X IXMSMBHEHSHXMKHKMSMSKSMSMSHEMEWSMSH __$_i_=_ v WWW BHEMEMBM'-'EMBIHSMSMEKEHBMEHEHEKSHSKIEBOBKEMEISB SHEMXHEC0EM X�X�XHB�X�XH.�XHX�X^^ XHBBSSHXHEHXHXHXKIEHEHEHEHXHXHXMBHSHSM, H X to X H X to X H X H X H X H X H X to . X to X H E H , X H X to s H X to X M X H X H X to . X to H X so X X -to X to E E0 X to X to X SO X CO X SO . X CO X CO X X so E so X ss E SO s B0 X SO X TO X to X CO X to X CO X CO X WHERE CAN BE FOUND MORE CHEER THAN IN THE WELL LIGHTED HOME? Two of the mos'c important; features to be considered about that new home are- the windows and the LIGHTING SYSTEM Eiectric fixtures should be selected with the utmost care.. And their arrangement and height of hanging are also important- We feel well queued to serve you-and to install a complete private system as desired. Be it for that new home -Or a rearrangement of your present abode. But make the family cir-cle^a cheerful one with LIGHT LIGHT FIXTURES X H X m s H X H X to X H X ' H X H X H X H X H X H 3 H X H X H X H X H X H X H X to X H X H X H X S3 X so X ti X to X B0 S3 E CO E CO E CO CP H S CO E S3 a S3 E CO s CO E CO E CO E to X SO E B0 E SO E B0 SO E BO S. S9 E CO E S3 X B0 X CO X so X so X CO s so X so s so X |SHEW8HBMBMEHEif;,d!SHSMSHXC3SI!0SBflSMSH SO E It is such structures as that shown in the above photograph and plans, that carry within its four walls the real sipirit of home. It is a stui-dy square .house, still with enough intelligent arrangement to break all reguter lines- and withal] the very embodyment of home comfort. It is the ideal seven or eight room house-ail depending upon the extent of finish one cares to put on the sleep- ing 'porch 'on the se "llorase B-u:3diw'g" dreams that every true cltax^n has,-may.- be'realized right- hers, be, 8t only a plan for a new screen door this spring, or a-plan for a who?c new home famished new throughout. ^atronize.the�;homemerchant and workmen -they, too, are average cifkens withijUie home -loving' tendasicges,' and onSy through your pstfoasaga are they enabled to' swaintain -tfeear' homes. Watch the space .above.-or an entitjely -different style of architecture' next week.-The Editor. BOESJSMSeOSHSSOaEBOSSOEBOESBSCSSMEKESOSSCESSECOSHa 'EC0EG3EB33SilSCilSCSSE3EC0SB5EHEB5ES3SM3HE35DSHEHSSI!5!EIS" HSHEHSMSCSSMSHSMSHEHSHEHSMIEBOSMSIiOSMSM S^JiSHElKIEBaSBOSE SO S CO E CO E CO CO E CO ' E CO S co SB- CO S CO E CO S CO E C3 E CO E CO E CO 53 B0 E S3 E caSMSMSE3EC0EC3SC3EC3Eli3SiJ3HE!EC3E!K!ECSEC3ECflES3 SO E SO s so E S3 SS so s CO. CO s E SO a C3 E BO E C3 S CO E CO E CO E S3 S S3 S CO E B3 E SO E CO S CO E CO E C3 E . S3 S CO E CO M E C3 S B3 E E CO CO K CO E CO E S3 s S3 S CO g CO E CO E CO E CO E BO AND THERE'S PRIDE IN THE SWEEP OF THE HAND If it is the new home you are planning-you have, of course, made note of each little modern convenience that you want built in. If it is the remodeling of your present home-then we feel particularly well qualified to help you in utilizing each square inch of space in securing the greatest amount of comfort. Be it contracting or repair work-the same high standard workmanship goes into" it. Let us estimate.. No job too small for you to save money on. i Contractor and Builder. E so s so s so s so 52 SO 3 S3 E S3 S S3 E CO E SO 3 SO 55 S3 E S3 E SO E SO S SO S3 S S3 E S3 E S3 CO S C3 S B3 E S3 E C3 E C3 E CO E CO E Bfl � S ; S3 E S3 E CO E CO E CO & SO E CO CO E CO S C3 E S3 E E S3 E S3 S SO E BO E S3 E S3 E C3 E CO E S3 E B3 E 'EHEC3EC3EC0EBOECO3B3EC3ECOSBO.EB3EC3EI!3EC3SC3EC3SC3SBa S B0 CO E BO E S3 S E CO 52 in 2� 'SO 3 CO 3 CO 52 ' CO � SO X B0 � H � K a to CO" E CO ..a B0 E CO 3S CO E S3 E S3 E B0 E S3 E DO E B0 S3 JO 7S S3 to Our wet goods are appreciated by the whole family. For a bath a day will keep the doctor away. We Have the Kohler and U. S. Sanitary Line of Bath Tubs and Enamel Ware. The Voile-Kimes Motor and Power Pumps. The Old Reliable Green Colonial and Model Pipe and Pipeless Furnaces. You dig the basement and build the house and we will make it modern. Estimates furnished. Ray M. Sharp Bedford, Iowa � a Plumbing, Heating and Sheet Metal Work. BEDFORD, - IOWA. s CO M K S3 a M S S3 B CO e m H Si C3 S (IB S C3 SB SS E3 E S CO S S3 55 SO E S3 SB B3 E H S ta E Bl S CO % CO 95 CO S3 CO SS BO S3 ^; K X e B3 5a CO e 03 a C3 a so E S3 a S3 S3 E S3 3 S3 E CO S3 S S3 Cr E SO E G3 E S3 a S3 s S3 E SO s S3 E B3 E S3 E B0 i SO 3E SO E S3 S SO S3 s CO E S3 E CO S CO Bi:i:.::iiiBBiii�''�in(iiiiiiminni�iii!iiiiiiiiiiin]miimimiiii!iiiimiiiiiiiii.....iiiiiiiiiitiii.....iiiiimiiiiiiiiiimiife-i!.......�......iiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiramiiiiiiiiniiniiiinii.....i�.....�n�rai.....�"��.....iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiimiiiiiimiiiiiii.....nn.....iiiiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii........iiiniiaiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiinj tft;.:; ;.!lll[i||.;illl!:mil|||l|||l!iltil||ij||!iPJII!llllillllI]lll!IIHII!iailllilllffi Come To any For Your We especially invite newly married couples,, who are wanting complete home furnishing outfits, to call on us. We will make it worth your while. lU^smv.3nost of your life in your home, therefore.you should make it as Neat, and Attractive and Comfortable as possible. This can best be done by fitting it up with good furniture such as you will find at our place. With another spring season near at hand, and its housecleaning activities that follow, you will be wanting some new pieces of furniture. Give us a look-over for what you want. KHEMEHSC3EMSKEB3EMEMEMKMEKEC3KHEMEKEHKMEC3EH^ as so E C3 E CO E SO 55 CO E S3 S S3 E S3 S S3 E SO E E S3 E S3 :S S3 E CO E E ' CO S 'BO S SO S SO E CO s S3 E S3 E SO S s M S C3 E SO S S3 , B C3 E S3 E S3 S Your Own Home The revolt against rent-paying is growing. There is a wide-spread revival of the ideals of the early American settlers when every family owned the roof over its head. The country is now beginning what is probably the greatest home-building movement in the histoiy of the world, The following are the names of men for whom I have built houses in Bedford. They are all well satisfied: W. E. CRUM, JR. H. M. RAMSAY JOHN GRAFF C. C. BENT WM. MICKEL ALEX JOHN J. HARLEY V. GOODING S. GENERAL CONTRACTOR S3 a � S3 55 SO E BO E, CO . E CO E CO E C3 E S3 5i C3 55 S3 K S3 55 S3 E S3 E S3 E S3 55 B3 E S3 E S3 as S3 E CO CO 3! CO S SO 55 SO E S3 53 B0 E CO 55 i S3 E SO E CO S SO E SO 55 S3 E C3 E CO 53 BO E C3EC3SM3HE&3EBOSHEB3SHEMEB3EC3EB3EB3SI>aEHEraEC0EC3EB3EHEH^ E C3 E C3 3 S3 E C3 E S3 E CO S CO S3 S3 S S3 E CO S C3 S CO . E C3 E C3 E S3 E CO E S3 E CO S C3 CO E S3 E S3 E CO E SGOEBflEBOEC3SC0SC3SC3SB0EMEB3EC3EB3EC3EC3ES3ES3ES3EI!3ES3EC3ECOSI!3EB3EB3SC35SS3EB3 Inl E B3 E CO E C3 E C3 55 C3 S3 S3 E CO E C3 E C3 53 CO CO S3 E E CO S3 E E CO S3 53 53 C3 S3 E E CO S3 E E CO CO E E SO SO E 'C3E CO E C3 ECO E S CO SO E E SO CO E E CO S3 3 E S3 SO 53 E CO CO E E S3 IP . SO 25 C3 S3 , CO E . E C3 CO E s CO CO E E C3 '. CO 23 E S3 SO 33 E S3 BO. E E S3 � SO .-s K SO E S3 &n . CO ' E knl �'SB S3 CO E E CO CO E s CO � so E 3 C3 CO 57 E S3 so E ss- S3 CO E SS SO , S3 53 E S3 S3 E 53 CO S3 33 E CO S3 E 53 C3 S3 3 S SO S3 52 . S3 [�& CO so �S3 so 15 S3 CO 53 a S3 so E SS S3 CO E. SS fcfl SO 53 S3 E S3 SO S S3 53 S3 S i"vM . SS CS HEM ' EOS If This Were Your Home-What? What would It mean to you? Could you rebuild or repair it? Of course you would be .happy if all .your family escaped the seething flames unscathed, but have you somewhere, down atthe,office or the bank a policy of insurance indemnifying you if through carelessness the gas explodes, or a lighted match is thrown on combustibles, or in some other way, perhaps by a short cricuit in the electric wiring, or an overheated furnace, your home burns? Our time is your time. We know FIRE INSURANCE, and we will be glad to advise you. Real Estate, Abstracts and Insurance G. W. Clark- R. R. Brourink- F. E. Payton The Life Of That Home -depends almost entirely upon your judgment-in PAINT. Your HOME or buildings will last just as long as the outer surface or "skin." Protect the "skin"-both inside and out- with GOOD paint-and you protect ALL. . Corroding elements of nature are guarded away by good paint on the outside. The wear inside--comes from kitchen steam-gas-soot, scouring-walking. Lincoln Paint is GOOD PAINT. Let us estimate that-job. DRUGS oa 3EB3EN C3 E C3 E CO C3 53 B0 33 C3 33 S3 53 S3 E CO S CO E S3 53 SO 33 CO 33 SO E SO 33 CO K SO so s to E S3 33 S3 E SO 53 SO 53 C3 53 S3 23 SO S3 53 S3 E SO 53 S3 53 CO 93 S3 S KKEWEHEMEKEMKMEM3;K3EKEMRM5!HEMHMaMHM 53 E S3 E CO 53 C3 E S3 S3 S3 53 ' C3 53 03 S S3 53 SO SS S3 E S3 - S3 B0 E CO E CO 53 SO SS CO E B0 E B0 E SO E SO E C3 E so E CO E C3 33 SO E C3 E SO E SO E CO 53 . S3 S3 Bfl S3 CO E Bfl E B3 S3 C3 SS S3 SS S3 E S3 E S3 E C3 E S3 E C3 S3 S3 S3 SO E CO E CO E CO E S3 E S3 53 S3 S3 CO E S3 SS S3 S3 C3 S3 CO v Hi The big thought of America noW is the thought of "The Home." We're all reaching out for, persistently seeking, happiness foi* ourselves and those we love. Home-making is the greatest individual thing in the life of each one of us. For "home-making hearts are happiest." This home for ourselves and our loved ones-it's of our own making. In our home we furnish the setting for life's richest joys and keenest pleasures. In our home we build the foundation of fulsome family content. We give the home a soul! Cheerfulness! Happiness! Joy of living!-find fullest expression in home life-. To all mankind we say: "There's No Place Like Home-There's No Content Like Home Content!" Let us furnish that new home. Majestic or Round Oak Ranges-Sellers Kitchen Cabinet-Dining Room Furniture-Living Roo.m Furniture-Bed Room Suits- Poarch Furniture-All . Kitchen Utensils. eonens Taylor HARDWARE and FURNITURE. EN S3 X CO 53 SO 5? S3 S3 SO 53 S3 S K S so 33 S3 5C SO S3 CS s CO 33 53 K S3 X B3 T. S3 S3 X S3 2C 03 X S3 S3 S3 S CO X CO X H 33 S3 X N X S3 S3 CO 33 Bfl S3 S3 33 S3 33 Bfl 33 S3 53 S3 33 CO 33 E3 S3 S3 E C3 CO IE BO s S3 53 SO 53 CO � as CO S3 S3 S3 SO re so S3 S3 IE S3 S3 S3 E B0 33 CO X SO S3 S0E[0EC3ES9ES3ES3EC3EC3ES0EC3ES3ES3ES0ES3EIKlElnlEC3ES05T.S35i:S0EC3ES3EB353CflEC3SaS3S3C0ES0S EIHEC3EC3EB3EB3EC3EB3EC3EB3EC3EB3SSC3EC3EC3EC3Ei;3EB3EC3EC^ E C3 E S3 E S3 S3 CO E C3 53 S3 S3 CO Bfl 23 CO SS C3 s Bfl E Bfl 53 CO E E0 E Bfl E Bfl E Bfl E CO E SO E SO 53 C3 E DO CO E BO E CO SS C3 E CO 53 C3 E S3 E SO E SO SB SO 55 B0 E SO E CO S3 SO E Has Come To Stay -IF- INSTALLED PROPERLY BY A MECHANIC WHO HAS MADE A STUDY OF HEATING FOR 20 YEARS S3 S3 CO 33 CO SS S3 3E SO S3 C3 SS S3 53 Bfl 33 CO SI S3 32 SO SS S3 SS S3 SE CO K S3 H X S3 S S3 X S3 33 SS S3 X H X w X so X S3 X S3 .SB H BRIDGES H X to hi S H X S3 X ta B3EC3SB3EB3E!�EBflEC33[aEI}3S�CflEB3SC3EC0EBflSSB3EM S3 X S3 CO E Bfl E SO E S3 E SO so E SO E S3 E E SO E S3 L. E. 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