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   North Taylor Review (Newspaper) - July 12, 1917, Sharpsburg, Iowa                                NORTH TAYLOR TAYLOR JULY 1917 8 5c PER COPY A FAMILY REUNION DINNER Relatives Gather at the Home and Dine One of those joyous a family was held at the home of northwest of As is the m a i n feature of this aside from greetings and an exchange of was the feast spread for the occasionDelmonicois might excel for but for dowurignt good oldfashioned cooking and serving no king or or dyspetic millionaire had thing any on the diners on this Those present were and Mrs Will Brown and and Jesse Walters and Harve and Schoenhair and Walter a n d Otho Brown of Corning and and Hardin and son Houk and Ruby and and Hill and Marjorie of Corn Graduating Exercises Graduating exercises at a pic nic and a good time is in store for all who On July the grad uates of Marshall will re ceive their diplomas at a picnic to be held in John Dotts where Woodman picnics were formerly o 1 d and young is Come to with your basket At two oclock the program will begin and will close with the presentation or diplomas by Miss Those receiving diplomas are Bernice A Hie Howard Mary h M a i s y Daisy Gladys Chloris Mary Glade Harold Eveat and Alice Dont miss MidSummer Sale LHall favored together with and Bert with a ride to the James sale last There was a fine crowd con sidering the season of the and several of James old friends and neigbors drove over from Braddyville to take in the The bidding was and the stock brought good in keeping with the Corn brought and in the Oats brought A ewe and lambs brought S30 live brought apieceA sow with nine pigs brought A cow brought It was a hard day for the who prespired free ly at their work in the The James which is the one Bert Piper traded his stock is very nicely and will make him and his wife a verv comfortable Auto Accident A car driven by Cecil accompanied by Carl Cy Wisecup and Pete met with rather a disastrous mis hap just soutli of the school house A bad in unfinished condition was the real At this point they met a car driven by John Trost who signaled them to turn to the left at a place where the cul vert lacks the proper thus leaving a dangerous bit of The Morgan car went off into the sustaining nu merous sprains and fractures that will accrue to the benefit of the repair the occupants of the car were NOBODY KNOWS Absolute knowledge I have none But my aunts washerwomans sistersson Heard a policeman on his Say to a laborer on the That he had a letter just last Written in the finest From a Chinese coolie in Who said the niggers in Cuba Of a colored man in a Texas town Who got it straight from a circus That a man in Klondyke heard the news From a gang of South Americans About somebody in Who heard a man who claimed to know Of a swell society female Whose motherinlaw will To prove that her seventh husbands sisters Has stated in a printed That she has a who has a friend Who knows when the war is going to SAVING IS A EXTRAVAGANCE IS A EVERY HABIT GROWS ON IF THE SAVING HABIT IS CULTIVATED IN A CHILD YOU WILL SOME DAY SEE THE FRUIT OF THAT HABIT IN A FOR EXTRAVAGANCE WILL POSITIVELY LEAD TO EX TRAVAGANCE WILL MELT THE MOST SOLID YOU HAVE SEEN TEACH YOUR CHILD TO TAKE MONEY TO THE BANK WITH US WE PAY 5 PERCENT INTEREST STATE SAVINGS BANK IOWA DOING HIS BIT AT 79 In Response to His Countrys Call Oolvin Shoul ders His Hoe When in the early spring that plea went out from the nations supplemented and en dorsed by the governor of our own state asking all loyal citizens to plant a greater acreage and make two blades of vegetation grow and produce where but one had grown no one in this community responded more loyally than our fellow and this in spite of the fact that he is now in his 79th Colvin exhibits the results of his labors in his garden with much for he is no amateur at the garden His gar den space of over an acre is planted even to the last inch in those varities of vegetables that go to feed the and this is the one year when the noxious weed is not visible in Col vins prolific With the ground carefully tiled and every available nook and corner his garden is well worth looking Potatoes and onions predomi and the rows run right up to the And then there are and those other varieties cook ed with a piece of are a source of delight and satisfaction to the man or woman with a keen appetite the plan will be tried of drying these for winter There are rows of cabbage plants with a miniature shade tree over each to ward off the too strong suns Belgian idea so tis And there is a prom ise of roasting ears in the rows of sweet corn he has planted and tended so In the onion section of his garden it is the field onion that he is cultivat kind that you boil and cream along in the winter if you can affiord to buy them at a fancy price per And there are sweet cu and in that part of the garden adjacent to the all is embellished by rows of sweet peas that Colvin tends and causes to blossom forth in their varigated Colvins is a garden in the true sense of the one of those that does you good to look and signifies that he is doing what is termed in these days as his There was an momentous occasion some fiftylive years ago when he did his as his discharge issued by the government at the close of the Civil war indicates that Col vin took part in twelve among them the battles of Perry Stone Chickamauga and Mission the winning In 1862 he went out in the thick of the struggle and did his at the11 time when he was young and vigorous now in the evening of his at the sugges tion of his president and gov ernor he has gone out and made a great effort to comply with that important to make the garden produce as it never pro duced and both in stances he gains no Victoria Cross of Legion of but the sincere thanks and admira tion 6f the generation that know GAT AND CARP DOOMED Expert Anglers to Try tbeir Skill at 102 Monday For Big Fish The members of the Brother hood of the church will go on a fishing trip Monday even leaving the meeting Sweigards at oclock in the each member and invited participant to bring his own fried chicken not The fishermen will go to a point four miles east and one south of at a place where the fish so tis as fast as you can pull em out and This is to be legitimate fishing no A great time is anticipated by the and a general over hauling of is under Puzzles Geologist Some time ago James Clark brought in a round almost a perfect except for in dentations like those of a linger in soft and asked us what it We dodged the question by asking permission to send it to state for an a n d received the following answer I should like to know the conditions under which the specimen was found which you forwarded to It looks to me to be artificial and not In order to prove definitely the nature of the ir be necessary for me to break off a small Perhaps if you will state the location from which it came I can de cide whether it is natural or artificial without seeing the Hoping to hear from I Yours very Clark has told us that is was found on a gravelly or rocky point on his place when he was picking corn last and has given permission for it to be bro ken open if We have so written Upon mature consideration we have concluded that Clark has chanced upon proof of the playing of the great national game in pre historic and this place was the location of the Sharpsburg grounds in the stone and this was the standard pill of that We can readily imagine that the finger prints were the results of the grip of the Iron Man Mc Ginty of that as he vainly tried to fan some doughty Ty Must have been some this stone age and the granite boysxmust have han dled em no gloves protec tors or even shin guards have been thus antedating the oldtimers who proudly relate that they played the game before it was made effeminate by the use of these new fangled flubdubs We will wait the reply of the geologist with where yon w i s h to We struck a lot of and had to jet out and so we know what welfr be up against if we ever invest in a joy We iaw lots of good farm jut none that looked beeter or showed better crops than In in talking to a gentle man from New Market who made the trip around from that city to Kansas City and then over into central Missouri and back the same week we both agreed that the Brown cornfield just east of town was the best that either of us had seen on the He said he saw one field near Kan sas City that might equal but it is so much farther south that it should have been away This seems to be the case the most of the Taylor county is a good and always will That is one of the reasons that Sharpsburg was the neatest and most busi nesslike appealing town of the size that we saw on a trip of better than three The stores look the busi ness here is eyen the English sparrows look more im posing and saucier than they do in other towns of the same They seem to feel proud of the town they have dont care who knows it are for and We KURDS CORNER We took a trip down in Missouri with friends the other day in a Ford and yellow It gave us a chance to see a lot of other little and plenty of farm country including the cyclone district southeast of here which was struck a month or so The roads spoke eloquent y in both states of the work that the auto is and marked trails shpw the way almost any In a talk with John of the other he told us that he had never known sales to be dated as fast and as early as at the present He says the farmers are anxious to stock and expressed the fear that the high prices at pre sent will cause many of them to sell off their breeding stock and let them go to the butcher He says that this is liable to cause a great shortage of stock in the and should be guarded against at this We remember that in Argentina there was a law for several and possibly that cows could not be sold till they were 7 years This was a method that was used to build up the cattle While we do not favor legislation on the we believe that no stock should be marketed that is needed for breeding If it is wise to hold grain for high prices it will be safe to hold brood sows and cows simply sell ing the nonproductive stulf and the real We noticed that there were good sixed crowds in town Fri day and Saturday A good many attended Joe Marshalls picture show on both This is one of the straws that shows the folks here want enter and will go elsewhere to get it if they cant get it at A good opera house in this mans town would a valuable asset to the social and would not hurt the commer cial side so you could ngtice Give the young folks good clean shows to pass the and youll find the older ing to laugh out a few wrinkles It costs but up close to the grim battle fields of the financially strained govern ments of Kurope are assisting the player folk to give shows for the lighting men to help pass the They say they can not afford to do without Right here in Sharpsburg there are folks who are fighting hard for the who might get a whole lot more value out of a a quarter or a half at a good show than they are out of some of the money are   

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