Milford Mail, January 15, 1920

Milford Mail

January 15, 1920

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Milford Mail, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1920, Milford, Iowa if AS OCEAN CCRRKNTS EVEE ANO SO ONSTILL ONTHS CEASELESS CHANGES 90 VOLUME XXXVIII MILFORD DICKINSON COUNTY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 15 1920 NO 3 LOCATION OF Alarge delegation of Milford citiz i ens vere at Spirit Lake last Monday to appear before the Board of Super visorsand the district engineer Mr Reynolds of Storm Lake to present their arguments for or against1 the dif ferent routes for the in from Milford to II While 5t was question asto the turbance his been are advocating that the road i not run on the air line road be purchased andthen paved to run along on theeast Hulrrtitd track hetwecn Milford niJ parkAbont 400 s ivit hi petition asking n the rovi be ivel as wa originally planned Vnl but little ub fiu that viH i Te Hraul f FauevyiirE has raiS i jn sulution to that effect and the general public demands it and there are no ar while for the east road aside from personal interests Engin eer Reynolds has the matter under ad visement arid will report later C T Stevens was attending to busi ness at apencer yesterday Henry jjlcClurgwas doing business atfcpint Lake last Tuesday Chas Bonsall was up from Sheldon yesterday visitingwith his son out en tne farm Mrs R S Cresbie entertained the attending to at Spirit Lake yes Dpsh came from Des Moines ine first of the week to attend to 3 matters BIG TOWN SALE The next big town sale will be held in Milford on Saturday January IV This sale promises to be as big and enthusiastic as the sales of the past have been There will be a lot of good stuff offered for sale at this time Horses cattle hogs household goods etc These sales are attracting big crowds and are makingmoney for fboth the buyer and sellerv List what for sale with any bank in Milford or withthe managerCE Heldridge and it will be properly taken care of and sold Remember the date and place Sat urday January 17th at the sale barn in Milford filissvBirue Paul and Mrs Oscar Skiflinfestad were passengers to Speri eer last Tuesday afternoon The Whist Club met at S A Hoi combs home last Monday evening to enjoy air evening at cards Guy Livingston went to Des Moines last Monday to visit for a few days Hfis oxpccted home today W E VanderJburg yesterday pur chased from F H Kelsey the resi dence occupied by Mr Keisey Harry Hotcomib of Cheney Oklaho ma came iast week and is visitingat the home of his uncle S A HclcomB XRcbert Walter West is the name of a son born to Mr and Mrs Ehvin E West at Council Bluffs on Jan llth Mrs E F Miller has sold her res idence property on West Broadway and has purhased the W F Kendall residence Mrs C S Packard of Estherville who has been visiting at the home of her daughter Mrs Neil May return ed home yesterday Jack Stanley who has been at the state hospital at Oakdale Iowa came home the first of the week He is a bit improved but is still in a critical condition Miss Dora Winton wentto Spirit Lake last Saturday afternoon to visit ever Sunday with Mr and Mrs J E CONDUCTOR HERMAN BELLMAN INJURED Conductor Herman Bellman of Des Moines in chargeof one of the train haulding ice from the lakes was ser iously injured in Milford last Thurs day afternoon He was on the caboose and the train was backing into the side track to make way for the pas senger Whennear the south cross ing Bellman stepped from the caiboose and slipped rollingunder the The tool box under the coooose caught him arid forced him out again but he jnuired being cut otherwise injured He was brought doxpn to Dr Coldrens office where temporary dressings were put on his injuriees and was theri taken to Spencer by train is at He is confined to hisfeed and it is not known Merrill She returned afternoon home Monday he will be able tobe but again It was a lucky accident at that for tool box not thrown him from under the car he undoubtedly have been killed Its great to be a Sailor on land and Soldier on the Sea Miss Ernma Propp returned to her home in Sutherland last Monday after a weeks visit at the home of Mr ant Mrs J J Dennis Mr and Mrs John Rute Monday from Audabon Iowa where ihe had been Visiting for three week with relatiives and friends Mrs F H Merritt and Miss Ruth ind Mrs E S Bates and Mrs J L Cother were caling at Spirit Lake yesterday afternoon A THE NUTSHELL GOSPEL The Unfaltering Trust By Wm H Kent When business is going well with encouraging profits it is eas wsiness When not a link is missing n the circle of friendship when the ewels of home are set inthe diudcm of happiness when health and stren th make it a joy to live and hard york a very pleasure ihen it IB that we are most apt to neglect those jn ss wvih divine things without tiiy mmcdiite ioss state of cannot gtiu to all or ucvii many vf iti 3usincss has its lean and drseourag ng the links of friendship are sometimes rudely broken ihe home circle is not immune from the invader Oitimes health unexpectedly gives way under the strain of toil the fret of care The value of religian is most man test in the emergencies of life When our fraii bark slips from the common moorings then how fortunate if we nave an eternal anchorage If when doubt uncertainty and fea r overtlce us how wonderful that we may be sustained and soothed by an unfal tering trust When we walk by faith as well as sight we are doubly pro jected against the pitfalls of failure and diseouragment At such times you will be how glad that all things work together for good My friend if you are walking in the sunshine I commend to you the daily devotion habit You can afford to give n little time to God for all his wonderful mercies to you If you are even now within the shadow grip thehorns of the altar a little tighter It will he brighter tomorrow POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS we are pobiisheing the ell with of Miss riatiie Suvry of sy to do Lake tor recorder It tergu f son oi Spuit Lake for sheriff and Miguel oi Arnolds Faric iov cierk oi the courts aU subject to the Uecjsion voters at the primary elec tion iio far Miss Curry and Mr Mi guel are the oiuy candidates announc ed lor ihe resxxictive oriiccs ihat are seeking the nomination lor but the full of candiaaxes ior sher iii i Knights of Pythias Last Thursday night Okoboji Lodge No 429 held their ii4th jinviuai Koii Call aid Banquet The event was one Jongito be remembered At 800 Past Chancellor Ad kins cSlieS the lodge to order and a bout one hundied and fifty Pythian Knights whispered that word known oniy to the true Pythian which placed diem as a frontispiece for afull even ings entertainment Knights frahi Kstherviile Spirit Lake Fostoria and ArnoldIs Parks were present First splendifl line up oimusical selection vyere rendered by a selected orchestra BASKET BALL FRIDAY TJiefirst game playedori the Milford pulled off bv Mesciames B L Bates V V Rice aiidjfEd Come in time for possible Earl E Hamp9P lowa last Monday at the hcme of his Shelledy x Miss Anna Bellman R Kendall were calling in Spencer last Monday afternoon V H Szarkowski postoffice m which received was here the iiist of the present Knight Paul Williamson we1k inspecting the THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH The regular services next Sunday morning and evening The Ladies Aid Society will serve Thursday the 22nd Mesdames Von Housen LaFoy Bates and Rice are the committee On Wednesday morning Jan 14 A dark grean Leather purse in Knight Paul Williamson gave two of his favorite songs which are always enjoyed on such occasion and much credit was given to Brother Williamson At the Roll Gal wss announced by the Chancellor Gnmmrfrfder and the K of R anl S read many letters and telegrams from ie Grand Lodge officers and absent brother A long list of the Faith fuls were called upon and all giving out words of Milford The purse is and 3500 reward will its return to this office a keep sake given for to Mr and Mrs Daye Emery of Arno1 Js Pai t last s Teelrrig quite jtibiFent ovec the ai rival the little miss wasattending the annual meeting of the iJickinson Co Mutual insurance company at Spirit ike Gillette was one Captain James E Betfcs of the United States MarineCorps Aecruit ingStation at St Minn has justreceived a report from the Strang est ship in the world It is located oii the dry shores of Parria Island South Carolina and is manned by soldiers of the sea who are learning to be sailors on dry land Its name is the good ship United StatesMarine Corps SeaGoing Depot Thedepot wasrecently established the instruction ofmarine recruits who are to serve at sea And itis someVsehool Jack Mittlander who has geen do ing butchering for farmers this win ter has killed and dressed 108 an imals which is doing a good business He has much more work to do See him if m neod of Jasservices FIRST NATIONAL RUNS HALF PAGE ADY lasuff tne Bark tells in a umcre vy some of thf rnrinv things this institution does ad Not even the saltiest of tars has any thing ontheMarine who finishes its course He is even wFse to the time honoredjests of the sea He is taught that there are no such things as ham mock ladders green and red oil for the port and starboard lights or keys to the anchor watch From the time the recruit arrives at the depot until he leaves for ship board In his trim blue uniform he Shears nothing but nautical language Hesleeps in a hammock swung in approved navy Jimlny Legs saggers through the barracks which is called a compart ment yelling Aaaallo Ha aands Show a leg Hit the deck The Marine never says Shut up but always pipe down His mealsare cooked in a galley not a kitchen One end ofthe barracks is forrafd and the other aft port and the other starboard Kitchen police are jacks of the dust and the company clerk is a yoeman He goes ashore when he leaves the and when he is too ill for duty he is on the binnacle list Whenhe goes before the com manding officer he says he is going to themast His instructors teach him to knot and splice and to row and sail small boats He learns how to handle the one bi the organizers ofthe company Eugene Dodge today purchased the J P Giatton residence in the north part of town and move to Mil lord in spiring We are unin formed as to what Mr Gratton will Dr M went to Des Moines last Tuesday to attend the state meeting of veterinarians He stopped off at his old home atRock well City for a day expected home today dm arm Mrs Roy Day canieup from Davenport where they have been living for the past year and expect to make theirhome here this coming year They are now at the home of Mrs Days parents Mr and Mrs Will Leitcheast of town Mrs R returned last Thursday from a sixweeks visit with thefamily of her daughter Mrs R E Lintner of Sibley MrsNicols residence is about ready for occupancy and she willmove inthis week V A Arnold this week announces his candidacy for the nomination to the office of county attorney Mr Arnold has beenfor yearsaresident of the county and has filled the offica of county attorney in years past Several baby Elks were taken into iast Tuesday riighfAmong thosefrom Milford to be the error of their ways OLD MILFORD AND VICINITY for Pythianism beautiful sentimeafs offriendship and quotations illus triitirg that love for the order whici none but Pythians know Many short Speeches by the visiting Knights were listened to and was doubly applauded by CM 429 At lode closed in due form and the Knights repaired txxthe dnmng rdbm where pn supper was served under the direction of Knight Jarvis TJm r ANNOUNCEMENT and will be a winner v carididaey for the subject to at the A ARNOLD announce my candidacy for Sheriff oi subject the will of therepub3icAris at the primary elec FH FERGUSON IO v 10 it t who is siirely a pastmaster with thf spup ladle The menu was one of The best ever the Drincipil dish i terrapin casisrht inthe wat Okoboji It was they eyer local ptvstoffice j Mrs Bovee and Msss Ceha wexe calling in Speencer last Friday f E M Kellogg is down from Arnblds Parklast Friday afternoon looking after business matters S A Mrs W S Mauss was calling in Spencer last Saturday N Druspilla and Mis Wallace Smith were guests at the Paul home Sunday afternoon Roy Bevers and family gue Is at the W E Bever home Sunday Mr Paul Wuebkei is helpingto put up icein Arnolds Park Mr M H Titterington has recover ed from bis sickness and was able to attend the Grobe sale on Wednesday of last week We desire to express our heart felt appreciation of the many bpauti ful and others Kindness shown usduving the illnessof Mrs Miller ROSS MILLER AND FAMILY Victorian and PershineLiterary Societies at the Okoboii Consolidated SchoolJan 23 1920 be Voters Of Dickinson County candidate office of Clerk of the office of Clerk of the Distriet Court of Drekinson County of theRepublicah voters at the next June Primaries EARL A MIGUEL 1 Amods Iowa States Right in Panama Umttil Statc lirt not acquirfl 5b hmian tannl convention of n 30 onUol of mil a zone of land ten miles in Tor this piul to ilie rernWic of ui niessmn oC slQ 00000 and nnder took o paj te sum of 5250000 an uualJi to long as such occupancy con Unuea sucli beginning on He MusiRein Ourselves fliefi in huness poor chnp at P M Come and 1 i snioka and Admission whist 2nd inns c Hstpd until th Aid by the way did you ever notice how mTiclrIHce a harness life is Thord are traces of onre lines of trou ble bit of gotnlvf01 tune nnflbreachea of faitb Also tongues to be briilled passionscurbedandeverybody bas to Auu to pull through 35c mornjne when niaiy wav to honjcs with ample evidenre tbnt had put in a strenuous nisht The IT Wps a fiTSJifl PICCPSS flVWl STt t firJsh nnrl n big bocst for Okoboji Lodge No 429 Misses Green and Bowers were guests of Mrs Lon Wilson Sunday afternoon Mrs Albert Lomernan of Little Rock is a guest of her sister Mrs PaulWueibker Mrs Geneieve Henderson spent Sat urday and Sundaywith her parents Mr and R Hendersons Blr OrvilleDonaldson and family were guests at the Elmer Parrel home Werkheimer and family moved quite recently into thehomewhich he bought of B T Bonning The home has been occupied by the Henry Kin nly who now occupy the two south rooms while Werkheimer haves the north room Roy Bevers and family were guests at the W C Bevers home Sunday WAIT W G A CARD OF THANKS T wish to fhank the neierhbors and friends for helping us at the time tho fVe destroyed our house Dec 16 Rnrl the friends in Milford that sur nlieri us with bedding especially the M E Ladies Aid surely appreciateclv all their kindness MRS C E VAN ORSDEL Card of Thanks We wish to thank ourmany friends neighbors for thier kindness shown us during the illness and death of our baby Mr and Mrs Fred R Henderson Nfcaraguan Burja Among the Truli ins of eistein Nicn rafiua wiieniperson lies the lody is huried at once anil a little house is iHiilt over the grave in which the soul cnh live for tha time being A fiolfl of swuet manioc is planted In about eight months time the roots tire ready for nso so a general invitation to u groat Sau or Sixero dance is sent out A cotton string is stretclieil over Hie treetops from the spirit house over the grave to the dancing place where the end of It hangs ilovn into a great tjowl of mishlu Powerful Explosive A new and very powerful explosive ch le in nun in and for othxn puLjjoies is lenu saltof ill om trie cul a rtitat numlQi of salts mercur nziile silver aide and aziile Laigecvystsus of lead aziile and mer curic been found to be Very sensitive to mechanical shocks the sensitiveness increasing the size of the crystals Even the breaking of a single large crystal is said to bring about explosion C DJ E Shelrni Rute Glen Southwick and Al lense The firstof the week J F May purclfased fromMrs Inez Miller the store and lot located be tween the May store and the Mail office We are told that Mr May con the erection of an addition to his store whih will give him the finest store building in northwest Iowa Gordon Shelledythe little son of Dr sfd MrsJ E Shelledy met with quite a serious accident the first of the week while coasting down the big near the Lewis Paul place in the southeast part of town life sled Rot beyond control and he went thrugh a barbed wire fence cutting his face in a bad way Mhs Marie Herbster who has been at her home here for the past 4KU uuo axiuo 1 vicsltltll CA Tr terks at7ea He must also qualify three weeks left Tuesday as a signalman City sne is a in And aH this after fee has been thoI nursine Miss Mane has reaniy rouehly trained miiitary So you Sailors too is no mere recruiting slogan A Big Treat Coming Carnival and jnascuerade novelty dance Ihe real dance oi the season At Columbia Opera House MUEcrd la Thursday January 22ud Real music will be furnishedasthe Lucritel Orchestra will ptay Uance s carts at 9 at 10 supper at and then a whole lot more danc ing SiOOO worth of prizes will be en to the dancers A representative of the famous Kiamer Ccstume Co will be at Po lands Drug Store on the day and evening with 200 suits and masks and wigs andanyone can get thejr pick of wigsany one can get there pick of these suits at small cost Horns con fetti and streamers will be furnished Free Punch will be server free to the dancers If you went to have a real goodTlme dont forget the day j and place make up your mind rnd j come if you dont come you will al ways wish you had WOMANS CLUB Jan Mrs VonHousen Roll Artists Morelatid and Mrs Menor Arctic Nights Viewed solely as a matter of optics the sirctic night is as dark as any night Explorers in high hiMtiirios say how ever that there are ninny sillevialions ofllir oliHCiirity Tho ilash keen ly the moon comes along in a regiu arsuccession of rhises the snow sw face relieves the gloom under condi tions of the utmost absence of light and the snirora borealis is the finest WashUg Enamel All dirty on white1 enamel honk he rubbed withapiccfc of flan moistened with metliylated spirit Then wash enamel with warm soapy water dry and rub with a flan nel sprinkled with vliitins Polishing a dry dufter completes the pro c White ennmel treated this way from tiriu to time retains ts inrghlness for i iong period The End of a Perfect Pay Do not let the man who This Is the year I am going to show kind of itUiminnnt Explorers all agree j you how to farm it think that he Ihat their men pass the winter night wjlliowt much ilJHicnUy if only there are means of amusement Cause of improvement A dispensary official luul returned from a months holiday and called to see m Irish patieat who gineral ly as two sticks After a few preliminary remarks the patient con gratulated on his improved appearance Faith rtoctlior the holi day lies cloneyez as brown L berry an as loidit ov fut as a rag limn I can return the compliment Jlielc you sewn to he trrcntly im proved said the doctor Och HOIT replicil Mick Oive nicndid iviry hour since the minit ycz wint awry I STORES TO CLOSli er ise nas oeen tno 7 in matters purely j submitted to an operation ior appendi i see Soldiers and citis and is now fully recovered nioro Mrs C C Helcindere and Lieaa were calling in Spencer last Tres dnv i family Vof Spirit Lake passed thr ojah Miford last Monday on their i way to Caiifomia where they wui FOR Several loads of cobs Mr and MTSA M Johnson and delivered per load j familv of Spirit Iake passed thr Boyd Rehse j spend the balance of i MrJohnsonths year completes his The following stores will close at on Wednesday evenings Until further notice Mays Cash Store Williams Williams Milford Cash Store Musings of Martha These wonderftrt business women bear but job of jicLim uy in ui nun iiu an jjei frown tin breakfast fer ten before daylight Store one of the lirest in c thenorthwest MR FARMER LISTEN How are your hogs Are thcv Healthy Are you feeding your high priced corn to hogs or to the lice on them If your hojrs are not cloinoweU ret some Medicrnde Oil It kiUs Hce nnd worms Kerosene foihog waters and incnhntors E F MEYERDIRK Hts Explanation Vincent was afraid of chickens and cue as iic was srning to the neigh bors he hesltavecl before a yintii ii few cUicScns were picking away at the cinders After there a few moments wiiitinp for thorn to get away he returned TUure war a wGoptor Ihe nnd he was fvil of me so I comd back Aptitude Courts pocrt mon irp nrt I ones vrith executive ability gct into n nit It s witi r tillltic counts nsil if ftmlins Mi lit VCIHlily Si1 but he havo thf t it if lip Ooesnt el MunicH in History the history of Munich tho name Louis is inseparable It wan Louis the Severe who in the Uiir teenti century givc the city a start by living there and Emperor Louis the Bavarian next in succession who built the first city wall The city owes its beginning to DuKe Henry tho Lion who established a mint there in 1153 nnd miiil n bridge across the Isar so lie might levy toll on 0e sail from springs of Ilfiichenhall ana neighboring The city occu pies the site of the ancient nVmnstrry hence itsname munichen the Compressed Atmosphere If he atmosphere of the eartl were compressor tn the density of water it would occupy n inilps The idea may be expresses moic vividly when it is sntil that the whole pasootis envelope of the earth if compressed to this degree would fill a tnnlc 109 mllos high 109 miles wide 100 miles have all clear sailing 1Jwill meet wildcats nnd bears at every tiirn and he may consider himself lucky if 3 gets otT with a whole hido The lite thing is to stand on the fnr end of he field when the harvest is gathered n and be able to say I did what I sairt I would1 Key a Prolific Writer Francis Scott Key Use author oi Tlfe StarSpangled Banner wrote quite a nsunber oi poems which were collected and published in bookform in 1S37 He was the author of several pacrcu hymns including the national Thanksgiving hymn beginning Be fore the Lord we how This was written for the Fourth of July IS32 He also wrote the hymn hcKinnirig Lord with glowing heart Ill praise thee and When troubles wave on wave assailed and others He died in 1S43 while United States district at torney at Washington porivmHy husiness U Oartlanrl Exarofnes Eye Exclusively RedfieTd RWe Spenwr Ycur Eyes Examined ToDay Yonr Glasses T Gartland Red field Bid Spencer la Korean flcligion is tin great nnTiquity Ol Korcnn tivilixntion so sliowr ns r Hie niimls nf tliriv olipk Hsfs Tiuailsiroiirnl in soiim is Cuiifitriiinisi 1 VHT i worliMnr IIP is in iron hc rcipion ii of elves and tiolillns in iie wiien s a intl English May Dances The love of the maypole still lingers in the affections of the children of England ami in village many of the old Ifny dances have been revived and the gray pJaygroivnfis of the cliics schools ofttimes with nfiwonted brightness on May morning as the presentdny girls with spring frocks and beribboned ninypolos still sing the songs anft dance the stops whicri niade merry the day through the long Centuries Food Value of Nuts for pound walnutsor butter nuts equal in fond value a juicy stoak Johnson terrors to all mpn oenition that they Science Monthly ;