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Gravity Independent (Newspaper) - August 29, 1907, Gravity, Iowa I An Independent Home Devoted to the Interests of its Supporters and the PubHs Paid for Borrowed by but Read by VOLUME XVI AUGUST 1907 NUMBER 51 Farmer on Tells home Merchants a Few Pointed A farmer reader of a local newspaper exchange rtiakes a few statements tn answer to the occasional articles that appear about the mail order He says If the mail order houses get out of this county each month that belongs to the the fault is with the merchant The mail order bouses advertise and give us prices on everything they offer for They tell us what they have and what they for Of course we get soaked once in a while and if we do we can try some other Most of the home merchants who advertise at all dont quote They neglect to tell us what we want to Of course we can go to the store and ask the price of this article and but you know how it one doesnt know so well exactly what he wants to buy as when he is at And is where the mail order houses make their They send their advertising matter into homes and we read it when we havent anything else to do and every member of the family who reads their stujf usually finds some thing that he or some other member ofthe familywants and many orders are made up and out jyjah Right here ifwTjere the home merchant If he talked up his business to us in our homes the same as the mail order houses the people would be in to see him the next time they came to town and in many cases extra trips would be made to get the things at once that we didnt know we wanted until they were brought to our The home merchant can save the expense of getting out a We people read the home papers more carefully than we do a and if the merchant wants to talk business with us let him put his talk in home papers and put it in so that we know he means The home merchant nine times out of ten sells his goods as cheap as the mail order and I believe on many things they are much but how are we to know it if he doesnt tell us about it It is none of my business how the home merchant runs his but I dont like to see these roasts in the papers all the time about us fellows who get a little stuff shipped in once in a while and never anything about the other There are always two sides to a and I have given you If it is worth anything to you you can take A Subscriber Property Last week Elihu Baker of Holt purchased the Charles Wallace property on South Main He intends to put the two houses now on the lot to gether and otherwise improve making a comfortable which he expects to occupy about Janiiawi MjRrlda Mirtin pur chafed the property now occupi ed by Her future intentions are not fully but it is probable that the house will be moved to the farm south of town and they will make it their I WHEN YOU WANT A Manure Spreader I He has sold one car load of Tlie since January and expects to sell another car this fall and We can sell you the Interna Ross and Kemp spre We sell the Beggs Wagon with a five year Can sell youother makes if you wish We have a full line of Farm Machinery Gang and Single Riding of the John Deere We have two Deering Mowers 5 and 6ft to sell at a to close out and a nice assortment of Carriages rtiid Apring winch we will sell at reduced prices rather than carry them Call and see me for anything in tlie Ituplemert or Bluclxsmifching Yours for low prices and satisfactory SWEIGARD Iowa w j the next 30 days I want tt reduce my stock of J f Farm and x I will prices that will make you buy if you need any thing at all in You can afford to buy them now even jjf you dont use them until next All goods in first class and the very including the following well known goods Columbia Emerson Racine and Milburn On WAGONS especially can we save you money as we Vought these wagons before advance in price while tife We firmly there are no better than built and here is a chance for get oiie will ever be Comein and let us show you good points on these that are not found on ordinary Also have a large line of Eratzer and other makes of Buggies on Avliich we sire making very low If you need a Wagon or any thing in this rat CLYJXE Iowa Class Fully Woodmen from here attended the county class adoption at Steels Opera house in Bedford Tuesday night of last The class consisted of about ninety members most of them from Three numbers in the persons of Tom George Posten and Clyde of the Gravity were included in this The degree team of Foresters from Joe did the work in excellent Great Demand for Houses The demand for desirable rent ing houses in Gravity far ex ceeds the If the town is to have the healthy and need ed growth which is more houses must be There are many good building locations that can be bought that should be The purchaser who will buid should be encouraged and 3he man who will invest his money in a neat cottage for renting would make good on his The building boom should be Try if all others have failed to give you satisfactory fitted I solicit difficult located in Automobile Black proprie tors of the North livery are kept very busy this fine They now have their two automobiles in good working order and their services must be secured several days in advance for Sunday They give daily service from trains to Bed ford and They make frequent drives to Shenandoah and other connect ing This is a service which not many towns the size of Gravity can Considerable trouble lias been experienced in learning to operate the but they are both doing good work now and are as reliable as that class of locomotion usually This enterprising firm should en joy liberal patronage of Gravity Pieringer Uncle Sam is getting more liberal The govern ment this year will pay to rai roads for carrying the This is a breaking The State The special trains to Des this week are offering our people a good opportunity of going to as they can leave here at in the morning and reach Des Moines before giving them a half day on the fair grounds the day of their Many have taken advantage of the special train service and the regular trains would not have been able to handle the business of this week hence the special trains at the regular two cent Read our new especially Clarinda Notice of Final In the estate of Hemburn Riley 1379 In the District Court of In and for Taylor To all whom it may concern You are hereby notified that the undersigned Executrix of the estate of Hemburn has filed her final report therein in the office of the Clerk of Jhe District Court in and for the aforesaid and has asked for its approval and her discharge from further duty or responsi bility and that said re port and application of discharge will come on for hearing before the court aforesaid at on the 7th day of at which time and place you can appear and show if any you why said final report should not heap proved and the undersigned dis charged from any further duty or responsibility ELEANOR McCoun Notice in State of Taylor To whom it may concern and each of are here by notified to appear at the court house in Taylor on the 8th day of October 10 oclock to attend the probate of an instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of de late of Taylor at which time and place you will appear and show if why said will should not be admitted to In testimony I have SEAL hereunto subscribed my and affixed the seal of paid or this 15th day of By Edna Deputy Clerk of the District Court McCoun Burrell
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