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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                SI LOUIS OPENS Charged AVith Complicity ia Rock Island Car Robberies is SenS Away i In charge of Inspector of the department of labor Mrs Rose and her three little left early this morning for Iowa Fails Avhere they will meet Inspector L iiWhitfield and another party of for eigners and proceed to the sea coast to he deported as undesirable aliens Mrs Caruso and her husband Tony Caruso were with complicity in the jobbingof a num ber ofRock Island freight icars last winter Caruso has been in the hbs pltalrrecovering fromthe effects of a dynamite explosion inwhich his eyes Injured and from the ef fects of which it was tor along time feared he would become totally blind Prosecution of the case was drop ped because it was arranged that the parties would be deported Tony will not be sent away at present however as he has a dam age suit against the cement coi pany Baby Is American Mrs Carusos poungest child is an American and could not probably be deported but she wished to take It with her Inspector Bennett arrived very un expectedly iu the middleof the without previous ribtieeof his intention to cal at this time There was much scurrying around the police station digging up old suit cases in which to pack the Caru sos stuff arranging for funds to pro vide milk supply for the children etc but finally arrangements were com pleted and the unhappy mother started on her way back to Italy The Great Western and Rock Is Ittnd freight house will not accept any freight that comes in after 10 n m Saturday Freight deliveries will be made that come in up to that hour many of the old mounds movement began with long lines of men and women bringing earth in askets and building a mound in they buried the chief of their ribe The immense stage ented the site of the present city f St Louis Between the stage nd the hill to the south on which 50 feet wide representing the Miss ssippi River The spectators were shed to imagine themselves seated n the bluffs of the Illinois shore nd looking across the Mississippi tver to the site of St Louis as iebistory pf the city passed before hem As the mound builders bur ed the chief of their tribe buffalo unters approached and persuaded hem to give up their mound build PSGE COUNTY TRIES TO DISCARD TWO USELESS BRIDGES Shehandoah May county is trying to discard two useless bridges They are old wooden structures that are in dangerous con dition in the Nanshnabotna river val ley located overan arm of a slough that doubles back acrossthe road af ter its first The super visors propose to save two 80foot spans estimated to cost together by making a fill where the bridgesare located a for drainage purposes on either side or the road fll Holead the drainage rwaterj Irito the river The supervisors have asked the iBighway Commission engineers to malte and glveierigiueering the supervisors attempt the injunction a neighboring farmer who claimed that the re moval of the bridges would interfere with the drainage of his laud A B Cook of Parkersburg was in the city yesterday transacting busi ness STORY COUNTY LETS CONTRACTS FOR ISO BRIDGES IN 101 i Nevada Kay coun tyhas Just let the contract for sixty bridgesand culverts This is th second letting of the year their firs being tor seventy bridges totalling The present contract total maldng a total for the 13C bridges of The bidding was spirited and to an Ame contractor a new man in the bridg building business at an average o per cubic yardv This is con sidefed a close figureowing to th fact that the bridges are compara tively small arid widely scattered The average price throughout th state under the old regime In bridg building so far as the records dis close was from to 25 with in stances running aahigh as Howard Barlow crack miler fo Coe College at Cedar Rapids an son of J D Barlow of the Maso City Realty Company wIH probabl be forced to leave the track for sev eral weeks A message received b his father this morning tells of a injury which he sustained on th cinder trackat Coenlght before las while doing the milo In a practic Nearlng the finish Barlow fe over a wire which hadbeen strun across thetrack and fastened wit to the ground Half dark ness hindered him from seeing th obstruction and as he struck t th flesh of one leg was torn off for at inches and he was pitched forwart A few bruises were sustained on the upper part of his body from the fall The authorities at Coe are endeav oring to determine who placed the Wire across the track but have been Unable to find the slightest trace has no enemies at the col lege and no cause for the wire is known ig Spectacle For WhicU Have Been Working oud Planning for Months Is Commenced GlobeGazette iouis May Pageant of Str Louis which was pen here tonight ia commenoration founding of this city one hun red and fifty years ago required production probably the lar est stage production in the world ndacaatof persons The production was in twp dia nct pageant by TJibmas VdodStevens head ofthe schoolOf rama of the Carnegie Institute ittsburgh and the masque by ercy MaoKaye The Pageant began shortly before unset and continued until dark fter a ahort intermission the was given under electric ght The pageant was a series of hlrty living pictures portraying mportaut events in the history ofSt ouis Fiftysix hundred men and took part in this presenta on The pageant opened with a scene epieting the moundbuilding era of t Louis which is on the site of The ways Indians then appeared on the ora and actresses were gowned in costumes liistorically accurate All actors were citizens ol St Louis who gave their time voluntarily to the production of the The stage on which the pageant and masque yiere givea was built oyei the boating lagoon at the foot of thehill in Forest Parkon which e City Art Museum stands This lljWas the site ofthe Cascades dur Louisiana vPurchase Exposi Isji natural amphitheatre It rises steeply from the lagoon and point on this hill a com mandingrview of the stage could be obtained Fortytwo thousand placed on this hill and back of these was room for thous ands more who preferred to bring camp stools or to stand It stated that more than sixty thousand persons could view the pageant at the 520teet wide at the it had a semi circular front of 880 feet The stage wa 200 feetdeep the background being a great screen fifty feet high and 300 feet long On the stage were two towers forty feat high and within these was the mechanical apparatus used to control the lights Within one of these towers was a telephone station of the stage manager So stupendous a scale was the produc tion that tha calls to actors were sent hy E C Sfany Citizens Erecting Dwellings of Their Own This ous Business Structures Also on the stage in a alreadyq portrayed year now was supposed o be gave characteristic ances and war scenes Then came representation of the expedition of f De Sola with his Spanish gold eekera Father Marquette the rench Missionary then came up to he pageant canoe and after him La Salle and iftyfour traders and Thus far persons had ap on the staee in a few The movement ended as an Indian pro het foretold the future of the race The next movement opened with tie portrayal of the founding of the Ity by Pierre Laclede the French ettler who was represented as plan ling the town and leaving his four eenold son Chouteau to build H French settlers came and then he Spanish troops were represented as coming to take possession under he first Spanish governor The dedication of the first church Was reenacted In 17SO Indians attacked the set lement attack was portray ed on the stage tonight A school mistress appeared on the stockade md fought with the men Ia repuls ing the Indians The movementclosed with a rep resentation of the transfer of St Louis to the United States On one day according to the historians St Louis was under three ish French and American W W C Club Miss Agnes Sloan delightfully en tertained the W W C club Tues day evening at her home on Third Avenue The evening was spent at Kensington and dainty refreshments woro served by the hostess The guests the club were Mesdames Sloan Fisher and Miss Grace Red field The club will hold a picnic and discontinue tholr meetings dur ing the summer months The raising of the three flags and the lowering of two leaving Stars and Stripes was in the pageant tonight A Vfiiehman then appeared on the edge of the supposed tobe the river foretold the growth of the city The last movement of the pageant portrayed the history of St Louis under the American flag First came the starting from St Louis of the Lewis and Clark expedition to the northwest by way of the Missouri River then a portrayal of the day of fur traders and settlers hound for the west About two thousand per sona appeared in this scene then came a reenactment of the scenes when General La Fayette visited St Louis in 1824 the return of a battery from the Mexican war the coming of the German immigrants In 1849 and the reproduction of the torch light procession that marched through the streets of St Louis In 1865 at the announcement of peace between the north and south After a brief intermission the electric lights on the stage were trned on and the sym bolic interpretation of the history of the The masque opened with the dream of who represented the spirit of the mound civilization He awoke to find his empire gone and himself mocked by heat cold wild nature buffalo and wild cat forest and asked the stars if there were no hope and was told that the Mississippi River would bring a white child who shauld re store civilization The child strug gled with the forces of nature bat ttiey retreated as the discoverers ap proached who named the child St Louis St Louis leading on pioneers miners and rangers struggled with the forces of natiire and finally fought the spirit of gold and the war demon Then came representations of vice plagtie despair and rebel lion all the children of Gold St Louis then called on other cities to help him and envoys sent by the mayors of other American cities ap peared on the stage to represent those cities In the symbol of a league of all to conquer Gold An elaborate musical setting had been arranged for the masque by Frederick S Converse and there was much incidental music in the Pageant A hidden chorus of five hundred and a band of 100 took part in the production Throughout the Mason City is building In every sense of the phrase this is found true Homes of every de scription from the tiny cottage bungalow for the smaller family to the palatial palace of the wealthy the city Is building homes Not only on the edges of the city and in the recent additions are they grow ing but one could not gjaiice a block from where he stood in uny locality without seeing a bouse or a buiFding of somesort under way of construction Many houses and one or two appartment buildings are way completed at the present time Bungalow Keighs The bungalow whose reign is so popular in the southern Pacific coast resorts is the coming style for the home in Mason The man with the small family whose dreams tend toward the diminutive size home fit iu with plans spf the architect and the size of the ppcket ook in great shape Probably wentyflve such homes are under way of construction at the present ime Then again the cement house is jeing Many are in Savor peculiar designs and shapes that may be worked Into Ice ment ideals and then again home ndustry influences this of a louse Many of these are coated with the favorite pebbledash coating Possibly more than in any other locality are builders of the city fol lowing the custom of European countries In conforming to a certain style size are the homes being built t6 conform to one another but architects are agreeing that a general plan of house which a resem blance without too much repetition Is the most practical way tobuild when it is certain that wlthinUa few years there will hot be a vacant lot appartment houses and it ia thought that within a time which is not eo far distanct as might be there will be several them scattered about The city ideal which Mason City is growing into warrants a number of these being built They will be coatractors say when labor can be obtained to construct them A difficult problem although one which the city welcomes for it brings prosperity with it Is that skilled labor is hard to obtan for the work of building Not that there are not many workers in all build ing capacities in the city but there are not enough of them at thepres ent A draw back which is a serious one at tills time fe seen in the question of what the city Is go ing to do with the laboring man and family when they are brought to the city A home Is not here for him to rent and he cannot build one Many concerns have mapped out plans for taking care of him An example of this is seen at the cement works where the Italian and the Greek and the other foreigners which the companies employ are being taken care of which are Jn the companys settlement City Work A sequel to the added aniount of building which the people of the city are doing is seen in CityEngi neer Wilsons of flee at the court jhouse that is if Mr Wilson can bs caught at homo for he is out a great deal of the time According to statistics in his office there three miles of sidewalks in the city under way of construc tion at the present time This work will cost about At the same time worth of sewers are being built The length of these is over four miles Sewers on South Jefferson street West Drummond street Fourth av enue and East Huntley street will be commenced as soon as bids may be received Bids will be published June 1 for sewers to be constructed on Stantbn Sherman Kirkwood Lexington Farrigut and Yorktown streets Resolutions are up at the present time to pave South Main street Jefferson avenue West Tenth street West Eleventh street West State street and West Miller street Final action will be taken June 15 on a resolution for a sewer to be built in the alley of block D in Oak park addition sonnel of the Bjate ticket to toe put that party has al ready T been agreed upon at a con ference of the party leadera The same is true of the Prohibition party The Progressive party choice for gov ernor is George White of Nevada and that of Prohibitionists is Malcolm F Smith of Cedar Falls Whle the selections of the party con ferences are not binding and other candidates may enter the field it is a practical certainty that the tickets as named at the conferences will be voted on at the election In Novem ber ARE DISTRIBUTING PRIMARY BALLOTS Jack Frost Has Bad Dream SVeeks Work Over Tickets For Election Ive worked over these ballots un dream about said George E Frost county auditor this morn ing he delivered twelve for as many different pre cincts to Sheriff Ed Fitzger ald and Supervisor C B Som rriers for delivery to the election judges Last night I awoke from a highly realistic dream to the general effect that I had sent out Lake townships ballots without any candidate for as sessor upon them So fixed in mind Was the idea that I could not rid my self of it and I loqkedit up the first thing when I came downthis morn ing to make sure they would not have to be recalled Mokes Iiong Trip Sheriff Fitzgerald and Supervisor Sommers and their wives started on an all day trip yesterday with the tickets for the two east tiers of town ships of the county and for the four in the southwest corner twelve sacks in all Hours for Voting Aspirants for Senatorsliip Close Csm paign Tomorrow With Final Ap jieals to Voters Aspirants for public office in Iowa will close the campaign tomorrow with their final appeals to the elect orate The Statedwide primarywill beheld the1 will decide whom they want for Unit ed States senator governor and oth er officers The though it has been considerably shorter than usual has been exceedingly spirited particularly during the past week or two In Mason City the polls will be open from 7 a m to 8 p but in other precincts they will not open until There has beehconsid erable inquiry as to this torney genera of States arid It anould not be lodged numerous commissions that congtess might from time to time authorize Take the case that Is now in tde publicmind The newspapers report that went to the attor ney general arid stated that he was willing to confess to all the sins that have been committedby the officers of that great we all know they have committed nany of he would be granted im munity from prosecution The attorney general advised him that lie had enough evidence tosend him to the penitentiary Mellen thenj in his desire for immunity to Mr Folk council for for the interstate commerce commission and that who always wants to be in the limelight and occupy the headlines granted the immunity and received Mr Good took the position that paragraph 16 of the trade commis sion bllV granted the trade commia sion power to extend immunity to heads of any offending trusts He corigrjss should not write into the bill provisions that would give an Immunity bath to all wrong doers Congressman Covington in defend ing the paragraph of the billdeclared it was the same provision for im munity grantedr the interstate com merce commission and that the stat ute originally granting immunity had been found to be one of neces sity with the commission Tho in terstate commerce commission he said has found that in nearly every case this immunity to siibordtnatea who are not the real malefactors it the only means through which to to the bedrock of corporate corrup tion In the case of the New Haven however opponents of the immunity bath are pointing out it is not a subordinate but the man who put over all the deals who is given the bath and that steps are being tak en to extend the same to William Rockefeller andIVa other New Haven directors who could be reached all of whom acted at the dictation of Morgan who is now be yond the pale of the law done good work and Is much y grade Y The bans have been published in a Catholic church for hree Sundays for the marriage of Kate Stiles of Garner to Mr Redding of Mason City The iveddihg was this morning Rela tives of the two families were in at tendance The groom has rooms furnished in his fathers tipusa in iMasott City reads for their occu pancy Mrs West came all the way from Kintyre N D to see her daughter ora graduate from the Eighth rade She is also visiting her old friends the Will Nobles family Mrs French is seriously ill from anemia A trained nurse jis in at tendance Miss Clara Anderson of Mller and Mr Rosedale of Ventura were mar ried at the home of the brides par sntstoday The bride was WJautiful in a beautiful gown silk crepe du chine and her long veil Only relatives of the two families tJ were present Mr Rosedale is a prosperous farmer near Ventura Mr J W Ramsay oil inspector from this district went to Charles City Tuesday morning He was ac companied by his daughter Effie as far as Mason City She returned this afternoon with a case full of oil samples Mrs George Asplin and Mrs D A Monlux1 went to Mason City today for medical treatment Rev Panzlau and wife of the Ger man M E church visited Mason City between trains Monday Mr James Carr has just invested in a fine new Overland car busy trying it out He is OUCH OP THE RAILS ENTER MORGAN OFFICES within ten hlocks of Main street in the downtown district 1 Homes been said and said fully by certain contractors of the city who know that Mason City is building more homesthian any other cityof Its aTze in this section of the west There is a distinct cause for this and one7 which the resi dent should consider a liicky one There are practically no houses that arc at all desiribleforrent in the city This was during a recent census which was taken by D O Hibbard of the Gominunity Y VI b A The couple who detest the air of the boarding JOUBB andthey are and who want a home of their own are forced o build for themselves Likewise the young business man and the man from outoftown who come to Ma son City to make a permanent home In the majorityof cases he is forced to build for himself No Rent Signs The rapid growth of the city in the past five years is entirely the cause for this During two or three years every residence that was for rent has been snapped up and held on to for dear life City can be called a city of homes truly and Jt has been pre dicted that within a few years sev eral hundred additional ones will be built It Is found at the architects off ices the city that many have not completed their arrangements who are planning to build In the near future Take awalk to the outskirts The man wh6 sticks tight to the office and who lives near the business dis trict will have tis eyes opened at a glance at the improvements around some of the additions to the city This Is where many of the newly weds are taking themselves to sel tle down contentedly The new parts of the city are layed on all sides In spots here and there there are but few houses but there are stakes sot and in some places sidewalks built Pleansant little par ties may bo seen on Sunday after noon consisting of Mr Newlywed his wife and perhaps a little one planning just where the radish bed Is to bo when Papa builds that new homo ho promised Many are taking advantage of the low prices oil city lots In these localities and are buying now with plans to build t a future date Build FIftta Interstate Conuuerce Coinjnission Examiners Now atWork Special to The GlobeGazette New York May exam iners of the interstate commerce commission arrived at the offices of J P Morgan Co shortly before noon and began examination of the firms books and records relating to the New Haven railroadsfinancial transactions Results of the examina tion will jbe secret until submitted to commission Member of the Morgan firm received the examined cor dially Though it is understood that the examiners shall have a free hand as far as the New Haven records are Concerned counsel for the firm in sisted there is to be no fishing expe Formal inquiry into the New Hav en at Wash ington next Monday Though the primary covers every office for wihich an election will be held In November the Interest in the senatorial contest overshadows all else The issue at stake on the republican side Is whether Albert B Cummins who long has been an in fluential factor in th6 national coun cils of his party and has been aeri pusly considered for the presidential nomination shall be returned to the United States senate or shall be aup planted by C Savage a her of the Iowa state senate and a resident of Adalr After casting about for a candidate for some time the antiCummins republicans finally picked upon Savage as the man to make the race against him The friends of Senator Cummins so far have not taken the Savage candidacr very seriously and they predict that Mr Cummins will be renominated in the primaries by an overwhelming majority A feature of the contest of general interest lies In the fact that Senator Cummins has been the foremost advoeate of the movement for a reunion of the republican and progressives throughout the country lHis renomination by a substantial majority will be taken as an indica tion that his plan has the indorse ment of the rank and file of the re publican party Next to the fight for the senator ship the contest of most interest to be decided by the primaries Is that over the republican nomination for gov ernor Governor George W Clarke whose term will expire next January Is a candidate for renominatioh and has as an opponent Judge C G Lee of Ames A third aspirant for the head of the republican state ticket Is n the field in the person of John W Rowley of Keosauqua wJio Is making the race on a single platform of anticapitol extension It Is gener ally conceded that the contest is be tween Clarke and Lee with the chances apparently favoring the pres ent executive The democrats have contests on for nearly all the places on the state ticket but the Interest within that party Is centered almost wholly in the fight for Maur ice Connolly of Dubuque who senta the Third district in congress is the leading candidate for the dem ocratic nomination for United States senator Opposed to him is Edwin T Meredith a publisher of agricult ural papers in Das Meredith has conducted an active and vigor ous campaign but the opinion seems to prevail that his chances of defeat ing Connolly for the nomination are rather slight Connolly Is an able campaigner is well known through out the state He is generally looked upon as about the strongest candi date that the democratic party could select to make the race agaiust Sena tor dimming lingerLonger CInb Mr and Mrs Erdlx Swift delight fully entertained the menders of the LingerLonger club Wednesday evening at their hospitable home on North Main street Four tables of progressivesomerset was played partners were chosen by original score cardsthe apparentthought of the present past and future being carried out Following the six games of progressive somerset a business meeting ensued officers were elected forthe following year The annual picnic will be held June 3rd in the Frank Felt grove on North Stewart avenue The hostess served a delicious two course luncheon The next place of meeting was left unde cided Congressman Taveiteer four teenth Illinois district Is conferring with officials of the bureau of fish eries oru the provisions ofa bill he is preparing to establish a fish hatuli ery in Lake by the Copper dam at Keokuk Mrs H J Howe of Marshalltown is in Washington attending the con vention of the National Library Asso ciation TO WRONG HOUSE Joes Wife Ella Very Sick But it the Joe at whose Home He BACH FESTIVAL AT LBHIGH Special to The GlobeGazette Bethlehem May Jovers from several states have ai rived here to attend the ninth an nual Bach Festival given under the auspices of the music department of Lehtgh University The partici pants include the Bach chorus of 200 voices with several noted solo ists The instruments music will be furnished by the Philadelphia Or chestra MlICHJISCUSSEfl Iowa Congressman Sides Attor ney General in SpeecJi in House on Subject Special to The GlobeGazette Washington D May The quesctlon of whether or not Charles S Mellen gainedimmunity by appearing before the Interstate Commerce Commisslona New Haven inquiry and if H was a wise thing to do to give the leading figure in the New Haven scandals an opportunity to avoid prosecution is one that is much discussed In Wash ington Attorney General McRey nolds has placed nothing in the way of the commissions investigation but he has made his position plain that he regards it as more important to permit the Department of Justice to proceed with its saos for ihe criminal prosecution of the men re sponsibe for the New Haven thefts than for the public to be given the whole detail at a civil proceeding the price paid for which is the grant ing of immunity to the ring leaders among the men who could bo pun ished Congressman Good of the fifth dis trict sided with the attorney gener als position when in a speech in the House lie objected to the immunity provisions in the interstate trade commission am opposed to granting to nny man or to any commission the pow to grant Immunities to wrong Called The telephone operator was in a hurry a prominent physician whose name haa not been given out saw need for a quick trip to Joes house Joe happciied to be the wrong par ty and some other Joe who has a wife blessed with the given name of Ella probably has switched her worries and cares to another doctor It happened yesterday morning at oclock Heres all about it Maybe some one knowa who me right Joe is and can straighten things out Joseph Sheka well known clerk at the Mason City post office and guar dian of one of the happieat homes In the city waa quietly sleeping while the operator at the telephone ex change tried to tell tha doctor that Joes wife Eila needed a physi Mr Sheka waa awakened by a nudge in his ribs Joe theres surely someone in the house that doesnt belong here You had better go down stairs and Joe parleyed with the better half of the home domain although it was of no use Then an inspiration in the form of a remembrance of a trusty old six shooter lying In the re cessea of his dresser came to his aid Softly lie crept to the piece of fur niture Feeling around he found the needed gat and proceeded to the head of the stairs leading to the lower floor A lusty voice called up to htm Neednt mind Joe Ill be right up Is the wifeseriously ill Nobody Is sick In this house salt Joe The physician excused himself anc took hia departure to study the mat ter out In the mystic hours He has never come anywherenear a proper solution of the problem who Joe and a particular Joe who has a wife by the name of Ella ia Switchman Jack Guelff o the Milwaukee is off duty for a few dai3 owing to iliness Louis Coe engineer on the tee is visiting his mother at Nashua Engineer Amos Moore of the C M St is laying ofr for a lew days Engineer Ohas Lighter and S E Allen of the Milwaukee are enjoying a short vacation Engineer Wm Swanson o thq Milwaukee reported for work after a hree weeks trip to Montana and Se attle Local trainmen report heavy fall last night near Spencer but noj damage was done to the roadbeds While making a cut on a drag cars Switchman Pease of the Gr Western was struck in the side bj one of the cars hi the local resterday afternoon While no ernal Injuries were suffered Mrfj Pease required the aid of a physiclai and is obligedto be absent from duties for a day or two J master mechanic J Hanson trainmaster and Geo Tehan roadmaster of the Northwest ern transacted business In the cit today SIK JOSEPH SWAN DEAD ipeclal to The GSobeGazette London May 27 Sir Joseph Swan inventor of the first incandes cent electric lamp and who also per ected the carbon process dry plate for photography and other highly important numerous inventions and discoveries died today aged 86 He was widely known throughout the world in scientific circles IS WITNESS Special to The GlobeGazette New York May Roosei velt testifying In a suit of Alexan der Wales against John P White president of the United Mine Work ersfor legal fees declared as presi dent he was ready to take measures equivalent to action in time of war to end the great strike in the cite mines in 1902 He testified ha was then determined to take action even though it might be later to impeach him for it SWALKDALE NEWS GARNER NEWS The Progressive party Is not coni Mrl Good declared That corned in the primaries as the ner1 nowor was rlcrhtVv daaa witi Garner May Misses An nabel and Winnlfred Pollock havd gone to Des Molnes Winnifred will keep house for the three ntie other two will attend the summer school of Des Moinea college Mrs Josten of Garner and Mrs George Schoper returned from Fen ton yesterday morning They were delegates to the German M E district meeting Mrs Lulu Stork Smitz has been the guest of her sister Mrs Watter Bon the past week They spent Mon day In Mason City Miss Alice Spayde came up from her school near Klemme and return ed Sunday afternoon with the Schoper family They had a neigh borhood picnic in connection with a fine program the previous week Over fifty were in attendance The Eighth grade commencement was held In Che opera house Monday night The girls chorua and high school orchestra furnished music Marlon Arnold gave the class his tory Charlotte Wlchman gave the class prophecy and W A of Dea Moinea gave an address The Four Great The graduates numbered twentytwo threo having failed to make a passing grade Mrs J H Carr received a box fruit and vegetables from her er in California Rev Drumln has been confined to home for the last week uitft rheumatism and waa not able to preach last Sunday Miss Hva Iverson of Manly is asi slsting at the restaurant Ed Crabb and Bernice Bardsley were married last Saturday at ihe Baptist parsonage Herbert Ayera acted as best man and Hazel Bards ley as bridesmaid Mrs James Holmes of Steamboat Rock visited her sister Carr last Thursday and Friday Frank Hales was looking after his land In western Minnesota lastweek Mrs Simon Rau Js visiting her daughter Mrs Will Bender Mr and Mrs MendenlmH are in Des Moines Mi Mendenhall is in the hospital for treatment Miss Brooks our central girl has gone home for a few days Hannah takes care of the office dur ing her absence D H Van Kirlc is having hig house shingled L E Jenkins and wife attended commencementat Sheffield Tuesday evening Our now creamery will be finished this week Miss Florence Tibebta IK at home having closed her school last Friday Mr and Mra Wm Bonder present ed their daughters Frances and Frankto with a new piano a gradu ation present The audience was well pleased with the entertainment given last I Thursday evening It was well pat   

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