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Maurice Times (Newspaper) - March 21, 1918, Maurice, Iowa PHONE US THE NEWS WE PRINt SALE BILLS VOL IX MAURICE IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 21 1918 NO 12 Red Cross Day A Great Success Statement of the condition of Sioux County Sav ings Bank organizedunder the laws of Iowa located at Maurice Iowa County of Sioux at the close of busi ness on March 4 1918 made to the Superintendent of Banking Assets Amount of bills bonds and other evidenceof debt dis counted or purchased actu ally ownedby this bank 140S3910 Gold in vault 300 Silverin vault 10000 j Legal tender nation al bank notes and subsidiary coin None Cash items viz Exchanges and ckecks for next days clearings 407220 Total Amount subject to be drawn at sight on deposit with solvent banks Overdrafts Expense account in excess of profits Value of real estate Value of personal property assets Maurice Goes Over the Top Red Cross Calf the Feature of the Sale Brings Fancy Price 16th was an event fur day in the patriotic program of Maurice A Red Cross sale was ad vertised for that date and about oclock the sale began and lasted until supper time and was postponed until after supper when it was continued and will be finished Friday of this week This sale was on bythe farmers of the commimity and while a few gifts were madeby the town people yet the larger part of the list ing a general nuisance during the The board of directors extended a vote of thanks to Mr Fitzgerald for his good work during the sale No out side speakers were present or needed during the day Local men did the selling It was in the hands of men and women who were present to do things for a great cause The board of directors and the local officers voiced their hearty thanks tothe Mau rice band for the good work they did during the day The band is not broken up and will hold together this summer if they are encouraged to go forward The people enjoyed the music very much It was a great day I for Maurice The business men and I ladies of the town were present and J helped all they could Several gifts the business houses brought good prices The town more and more be longs to the farmers as the years go by They move to town and they Mr and Mrs Fikse of Sioux Center were in Friday Mrs H Duven and Miss Mae were over to LeMara Friday Ben went to Sioux City for examination Monday Mrs M Beyers entertained a few lady friends at her home Thursday afternoon Mr and Mrs Gerrit Grootenhuis of Orange Ctiy visited at the G Kots homeThursday Mis G Kots is still under the phy sicians care and not much improve ment up to this date Mrand Mrs C Duven entertained a number of their friends on Thurs day evening For Sale Fancy Early Ohio Seed Pot atoes for sale C Ellerbroek Maurice la None 214323 None None Liabilities Amount of capital stock Amt of deposits subject to check Amt of demand deposits 10760 HI Amt of time deposits 67 savings deposits 1795244 Amt deposited by banks None Postal sayings de posits None Total deposits Bills payable HsdiscoTints Due Clearing House Unpaid dividends Surplus fund 500000 Other profits after deducting expenses 406002 Total liabmties STATE OF IOWA Sioux County j I P N V6s3 Cashier of the above named bank do solemnly swear that the foregoing statement is full true arid correct to the best of my knowl edge and belief and that the assets herein set forth are bona fide the property of said bank in its corporate capacity and that no part of the same has been loaned or advanced to said bank for the purpose of being exhibited as a portion of its assets P N Vos Cashier Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence oy P N Vcfe this 13th day of March 1918 JohnC Emery Justice of the Peace Attested by H J Warntjes John Linnan H H Vande Brake Directors ings were from the It was the Intention vbf the men interested to raise not dyer 2000 Maurice has been raising her share of money asked for by the government Five hundred dollars at one time 000 at another time and well up oh her share of Bondssubscribed as well as many days of lap or donated to the Red by the who work at the devoted to this noble endeavor was not the tention of thei gentlemen who had salein mindto do more than raise their share to do their greatbig the time Some few towns make a desperate effort under the lash applied by outside parties to do some around crowing about their patriot ism Maurice is not in line with that thing semsatioaal and then strut sort of patriotic endeavor Maurice proposes to keep tip all along the line and she is proud of thefact that Uncle SazrTnever makes a call wheth er it be to eat substitutes in the place of wheat and meats or to close early and open late or save coal or sub scribe to Liberty Loans or any other benevolent work to our country win this war but she is ready and willing to gb limit in the time of ourcorinrfrrjfg need J had neeaecf fid000 last Saturday our sharre it would have been f ortli coming ihere just as easy as We have no desire to cheapen our efforts by running opposition to any town in oirder to win We will try to do our duty as we see it answer ing to the nobler call of our countrys need instead of salving our conscience byone effort A large immber of men women and children mot last Saturday to do their part to rolieve suffering and help along the victory we all know will come to us in time The managers have now the Duven imple ment shop and they have the cash so come oil men and live in Maurice mighty good town That was a fine trait of character displayed by Jake DeVries when after buyingthe Red Cross calf for donated it to the Red Cross society Keep the calf traveling was suggested and It would be a good stunt to put it tip at dollar bids wherever it goes Hoekstra Stellingwerg two hard working men donated a new hayrack which brought t These were the sacrifice hits made during the day Many renters gave until it hurt Wealthy men gave until it was made to count Germans Irishmen English men and men of Holland descent vied with one another in giving Yellow paint is not heeded around Maurice Mrs Beek is still under tfce physicians care Little Benard is im proving in health will be held at the St Jonns Luthean Church on Palrn Sunday Chris Muellers men are busy put ting1 in eighty acres of to do a bit toward war wheat that winning the Hay For Sale I have 512 tons of slough aitti timothy hay mixed for sale Call by phone Orange City line Hubert De Jong Hospers Iowa Results of the Maurice district cen sus Number of cards 270 Population 1179 Average per family 437 First papers18 Aliens 23 Loyal 270 for Average per capita first andsecond Loans bought ss Rev Vanderbeek received a letter j Tom missioDary G D Van Peursem stating that they had arrived safely at their destination in Muscat Arabia and were all enjoying the best of health Their garden was looking already supply ing their table fheir letter was dated Jan 18 HOME EXPiCT YOI TO TEJLIFM A1JL ABOUT ViSIT JT The FOLKS SHABAS FBS THE Exhilarating Burlesque Vaudeville SUga Ainart Fiiifdwilh Prott Girls Fanny Scrgeauj tqulpstge Brilliant Jcjaic UBIES SiME MATINEE EVERY Everybody Ask Anybody MS IHT SWW WEST 5F made it possible so that every child could place a bid cf5 cents up to dads 5Q There was not a slacker in tke GTowd Fitzpatrick Tyler did the auctioneer stunt They work ed together like men and did the best they knew how to fill the bill and the people never gave them a chance to for bids They forced the auc tioneers to move ahead all the time aftersupper the same bidding until elevea oclock The bidding on a Red Cross fast and furious that the auctioneer could not pro noaace naraes as fast as they bid Dollar bids on the Red Cross calt eajne just as fast It was a great day for weighing the loyalty of our peo Among trie features of the days bidding was the Red Cross calf finally won by Mifee OHare Wm Van Hor sen gave the calf to the managers who the original price of the calf in the treasury of the society The calf went to the one who inade the last of a dollar Time was called or they would have been bidding yet A flag brought Four doaert eggs brought about dollars Alittle Red Cross on a white background I made of red and white corn brought Four carrots brought about S9 in the evening A small shunted pig brought more than a good one was worth A the old and left the grounds with head and tail in the air too proud to whinney to corn Bert Den QuderTBecomes A Citizen Last Saturday March 16 was an eventful day in the life of our good friend Bert Den Ouden a pros perous farmer livingnorth west of Maurice for on that day he renounced allegiance to the Queen of Holland and swore allegiance to the constitution of the United States of America and he was entrusted with the use of the ballot Hearty congratulations Mr Den Ouden has shownin var ious ways that he loves this country its principals and ideals and believes it to be the best country in the world for himself and posteriy to live in He has done his bit toward the Liberty Loans the army Y M C A and has been active in the resent Eed Cross None will use the sacred power of the ballot more conscientiously for the truest interest of our com monwealth than will our worthy fell low citizen Mr Den Ouden THIS IS IT The Best Silo World C E Topic Remedies for Intem perance Scripture Reference Eph 5 1521 1 Warn against its dangers The word fVoe is never used oftener than despicting the effects of intem perance No drunkard shall inherit eternal life 2 Give it publicity No evil of any kind can endure the light Germs cannot grow in sunlight Publicity has been the great and effective wea pon of all temperance organizations 3 Give correct information regard ing the nature of strong drink It is a poisen it makes drunkards it ere ates appetite it ensl aves it feeds hell it delights Satan 4 Support all temperance organi zations be a total abstainer sign the pledge show your colors vote right talk right Dont bs a mollycoddle j half hearted selfdeluded halfway man in regard to destroying tne mon ster Have absolutely no fellowship whatever with these unfruitful works of darkness srtuSf The auctioneers got so toe phrase put it up that SCHOOL ELECTION There was DO opposition to the school directors placed on the ticket at the election held at the hall recent ly P N Voa was elected treasurer Gerrit Brink was elected director for three years and Peter Van Peursem lor two years It was a quiet elec tion mon used when they gv7 into the stores to buy they say puCit up again The re port will be given in detail when all nave paid up ind the report is com pleted Wehope to be able to have a full report fo r next week It witt be given by sch ocl districts showing the number who donated and other and the credited to the i people who gave anything j The most laugl table incident conj nectecl with the s Ue was when Fitsj Patrick soid the ei vimelware donated j by Hoekstra and c pened by Steliins Werf It was not t o be opened until j after it was bough A Red Cross I A dandy lunch wo s by the i country ladies which let tod Tuom 12r At the close of the1 d 27 work atLo Or A Tyler had donated hi Groot i TO t jo oaue T Notice is hereby gived to the quali fied the Incorporated town of Maurice la that an election will be held in the town hall on Monday March 25th 1918 for the purpose of electing the following officers one Mayor one Treasurer one Assessor and five Couneilmen The following were appointed to act as election board D Yander Berg Gerrit Brink and H M Mensink judges and Wm Heusinkveld and John M Mieras Clerks Polls will be open from l It With All Others None Barred Silo Sold on these Terms Except during Sale dur These terms good only ing the Annual Sil Nothing down Nothing due in 1918 Onethird in Fall of 1919 Onethird in Fall of 1920 all of 1921 1 THE THOMPSON INDESTRUCTIBLE SILO GET YOUR ORDER IN QUICK The Silo pays for itself before the first installment is due Eventually you will own half a your first one to work AT ONCE Sale Closes at Midnight March 30th THOMPSON YARDS Inc C C SMITH Local Salesmanager a ro to p in Chas Duven Mavor NOTICE The Red Cross Donatives lefi eve from feat Saturday wil be sold at h r ff alter a nwrt Saturday March 23 Come to that inimitable in iiman t tfeft fittiih i Tyler was prese i lor Farmers Cooperative Imple ment Company Holds Final Meeting Completing The Organisation S he toilowingtl Junctors wove elected Friday Bert Den Oute John De ke Luymes Jake Knikii an Hdrsen Hfnry and John Brink was and for 1the boafd as a i Particulars next week Van words Banking connection is fundamental to the success of presentday enter prise Not alone for the purpose of credit building but in many other ways The banker is constantly studying investments He has many sources of information that are not open to aiL He is sometimes in position to offer advice to a customer that may save the customer considerable money The officers of this bank are ready and willing to help patrons in every way compatible with prudent safe banking Sioux County SavingsBan G A Tyler and Mleras took iu the sights at Sioux City Tues day
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