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   Spencer Herald (Newspaper) - May 31, 1911, Spencer, Iowa                                Historical of OFFICIAL PAPER CITY AKD MAY 1911 22 ERIC HORNER WRITES First Impression of the 1 San May Dear trip out here was I enjoyed every moment of Of course it was new to me and that made the trip doubly From Spencer to Denver we saw nothing but the usual farms and farm houses so fa miliar to but they could not com pare to Clay county and so I told the folks yesterday when I spent any ot my hard earned dollars it would most certainly be for good old Clay county We spent a week iu Denver o n TT tribute to the soldier dead who sleep the borne of my I cant say I was much taken with It is of course a flue but like all the west is over There are no factories of any note iu Denver and what keeps the city is more than I could see or find Their only source of revenue seems to be and that is more or less dis tributed over the whole state of Colo In order to raise anything in that country you have to aud while we were iu Denver two of the largest irrigating companies were in Memorial Memorial Day was observed in a pa triotic manner In Early in the morning the sky wns heavily clouded and rain fell until nearly time for the exercises to This unfor tunate circumstance kept many Irom the country from observing the day iu town and tho crowd wns not as large as As soon as the rain wns over the stars nud stripes began to in all directions and the city taok on a holiday At the people began to gather at the Court House square and prepare for the march to the At the line was and bended by the Meadow i Baud started on its mission of paying in Kiverside Here the eighty in were strewn with lowers and then at the bridge lowers were cast upon the waters in honor of the departed after which the pro cession returned to the At the exercises were resumed nt the church where the regular program was carried Collins delivered an appropriate and eloquent address on the subject of The Flag in which he paid high tribute to the living and dead who sacrificed so much in tho conllict of a halt century Prom Denver the road entered the and until we reached Ogdeu it was all The Koyal came up to my fondest The mountains were all beautiful and awe and well I wont attempt to describe them because my grasp tf the English language is too meagre to do a good This is once when I envy Deacon Jones also liis adjectives and From Og len we crossed the great Salt lake and then through miles of sand aud sago brush until we entered the Sierra As we entered these we could the cattle from the neighboring tranches browsing on the hill I wondered what Billy Mincer would say Sfhe had to raise Aberdeen Angus on brush as they do out here instead on the green pastures of Clay coun Ill bet he wouldnt be loafing ou Ottos corner if he Thfl Sierras are to my notion the Vmost beautiful of the Of course they are not a large aud lack that I rugged beauty of some of the other ranges that fill a fellow with but are covered with green trees and have a finer beauty that gives you a fine At last we arrived at a town by every nationality on the I do not like it me first im pressions are usually The city has no climate it changed so often that they have finally lost We were autoing the other evening and it rained real that is in Spencer we would call it Out here it is weather fog coming in off the The words well advertised fully describes this Why sand hills on the edge of Frisco cannot be bought for less than for a lot iuxll2 well maybe there are a few for they are few and lar If yon people back there would only A Linen Shower pastor of the First Congregational Church of who will deliver the Commence ment address at the tJrand Opera House ou Friday June Mite Box Opening Program To he given Friday June nt 3 oclock in the Sunday School room ol tho Last Friday evening at the beautiful CJlnsgow Our Spanish work ou tho Main Bond Piano Agnes Johnson suburban home of and Miss Mabel gave a linen shower for Miss Olive of Sioux whoso marriage to Fred Mc a traveling salesman for the Fuller Pierson of Sioux is announced to take place on the of The early hours passed very quickly with instrumental and aud later a delicious two course i The Annual Meeti What Profit to the local Symonds aud Miss ieorgia Peeso My Conversion to the Mite Mather luncheon was interesting of all The most came when a beautifully decorated pink and white heavily was lowered from a room above before Miss Before opening the gifts she prophe sied that the young lady whose name was on the first oue opened would be the ntixt bride and the name on the Inst one would be a bachelor but of course we nre not mentioning Miss Dye received many beautiful pieces of Those partici pating were Miss Lillian and Frankio Clara Kdna Marjorie Floy Florence and Kdna Margery Altbea Alice and Ida Blanche and Mabel Claypool and Mabel The merry Why Ise Mite Boxes L Jones Kxercise by the Collection of Mite Boxes and offerings Supper in the dining room from fi oclock until all are makers were chaperoned to homes by Leon Dye and their advertise to the world one half you Business Men Win Friday afternoon at the Spencer ball park was the scene of one of the most heated contests ever pla3ed on the when the business men and the commercial travelers crossed bnts for the first time this The got away in the first iuuing by scoring aud looked like sure but later were overtaken and wtnt down to defeat by a score of H to Real Estate K P and wf to Geo T Mar lots i and 11 and al the New except I K P and wf to G F lot bill Dickens Wm and wf to Kmma S strip 1 rods wide of s side seqr soqr Kobt B sgle to Kdwin B suqr sub Harriett and bus to John a in swqr Peter and wf to Julius Ivetel and whf seqr sub Theodore and wf to Lone Tree Clay part seqr uwqr SherilV of Clay County to A C e 50 feet lot and n feet lot U and A 2d add Change on The Milwaukee The much talked of change in the time table went into effect last Sunday The passenger from the No goes The traveling men took exception to west at 201 north a e of the claiming they yu gg C0rth m No east as well as these people out here were not actually engaged in business 3 wesl advertise the visionary that and were members of the regular 203 north All other trains country would be In Frisco j But as a whole the game was enjoyed are on the old there are over plumbers out ofby tne arRe crOwd that wns in work and every other trade in the tendance and the pations are looking same Of course there is a forward to another game more evenly deal of building going but matched in the near The bat not enough for Out here they have teries for the business men were Kan grafting down tu a fine Almost Hurd and The all public officials are grafters but the Wing and people seem to like for they always At present the Mayor and Chief of Police are before the pub The water companys assessor at was arrested the other day for trying to milk a corporation for The folks have turned me into a car penter and we are building a five room at Kichmond just across the It seems very natural to be Bounding nails but I miss the launch ride the lobster supper and then the dance D ckens High School Commence I ment Exercises At tho Methodist church Friday June High School Girls I Invocation He Wandby Nurse Maids Little Olirls j The Work of the Week in Panto mime People Oration Some Facts About Our State Hanseu Oration Class Grubb Spencer Boy to the Front who is taking post graduate work at the Medical Graduate College and Polyclinic in is getting some valuable He has been appointed The Millionaire Surgical Interne in the Hospital for Eight Gentlemen Diseases ot the Golden High School Girls After finishing his studies Presentation ol in this country he put in Wandby months in the big eastern hospitals and EIGHTEEN YEARS AGO Taken Fron The Heralds Files Francis wns visiting her aunt in the wns confined to the house on account of Webb was transacting busi ness in South Deputy Sheriff Glllespic took the Long girl to the Independence hospi Miss Nellie Jreen had just arrived home from a visit at Algona nud A baby girl arrived at the home of Albert West and left for the east and Mates were re joicing over the arrival of n baby girl at their The Clay County Farmers Mutual Insurance Company had about of insurance in Smith was elected district vicepresident of the lown Bankers Street Commissioner Sutclifiewas ou the war path and wanted either money or labor for poll Walter Brand gave a tea party to the young Indy friends of Miss and Bender and children were visiting In Wallace Halius has purchased Emmersons restaurant and fruit Sanders had given Smith possession of his residence on Fourth and left for LeMars to take charge of a Spencers Pioneer Girls Meet A delightful afternoon nnd evening was spent by the Pioneer Girls at the home of Nellie Baker ou Friday of last when eleven of them responded to the invitation in Conversation never flagged even for n moment and wit and humor flowed as freely as if they had all emigrated from the citj oi as we read of the art of but here was a real Several pleasant surprises awaited among them a bouquet of ferns and carnations the gift of Following this a hand some pennant for each lady from an absent Miss Carrie of An elegant four course luncheon wns and behold another nt each plate in tho form of a place card was an exquisite pen picture executed and presented by Winifred Space forbids more than mere mention of the gracefully ducoraled table and Flowers iu Letters of regret and kind wishes were read from Addie of and from Jennie Coats of who died two days after the date ol the The usual invitation in verse written by Mather reads thus IlONKKIt Some you would linve me write And thnt without Thnt will spelt ail invHntioii To the Cs biK So lien it is my school unites Ill spell it double quick to meet with Nellie Milker On Mny the Well liiuirli feast and visit Until the curfew An then well scamper oil for home When weve said uood niiflil sweet Thoso present were Misses Wood Belle Maggie Anna Sylvia Cruver aud Mesdames Jennie Faunv Flor ence Lillie Alice Mather and Nellie Rebekahs at when he returns again will have had sufficient practice in healing and surgery to give him a high standing in his chosen He is a son of and of this Gun Club Meet Following is the score for gun shoot May Shot at The District Convention of Kebekah ami ui wia Hodges was held at Emmetsburg last and is Spencer boy who is Hogert The Spencer lodge was well surely making Batman Those from here who this convention were dames Oam and Miss Pearl Baccalaureate Veitmeyers Meyerdirk The Congregational church was well Becker filled last Sunday morning to hear 100 100 100 100 50 50 Broke 90 87 85 the baccalaureate sermon by Rev Have you any tell the editor which was a very iutei and wni serve jt iu a la In esting The music was ex case you do not happen to meet cellent and the sermon was eloquent use the telephone or the You and filled with good will be helping to make your town not only helpiul and encouraging to paper of greater interest and thereby The held their regular the but to all who heard serve the general What xneeting last Wednesday afternoon eyer U0ws may interest must Advertised surely interest many Mesdames Bemis and Flora iDelent as The important The following letters remain uncallj of the meeting was the report ed or post office in this city Elizabeth Cook left Tuesday for the State held Sioux Slaggte Tim where she by Mesdames McKee and Puilip a Prom there she Wirt refreshments goes where she will make were her home with a Messrs John and Joe Uerivan attended Masonic lodge in Milford last Livingston aud of were calling ou friends and relatives in town last The graduating exorcises took place Monday night in the church instead of Saturday i The Meadow township school picnic took place last Friday at A fine program and graduating exercises were followed by a bounteous dinnf Jake Johnson and Peterson visited at Arnolds Park last Tucker spent Thursday and Friday at She returned Satur day to assist in caring for her who still continues quite Maus nnd sous visited at Milford oue day last and Clement were lake visitors between trains last of filled the LETTER FROM THE WEST Eugene Bcnthall Heard From Eugene Benthnll and of who are traveling through the west for the benefit ol the formers are now temporarily located in i Los nnd having n line Gene 1ms been writing letters to the Koyal Banner and tlie last one being of interest to many Spencer people we take the liberty of using it for this issue of tho Herald Wo moved up here aud rented rooms with friends nnd are doing light We expect to be hero till This is the play ground of the and tho finest hotels and mansions I have ever seen are now shut up till next December aud close again May The Hotel Green is in the next block and the building and grounds are Tho owner is tho Greens August and German Syrup individual that al lows the retail druggist a small and all the worrying about credit to bad if you handle his patent There are many other superb hotels and grounds run oil the same winter resort I have been told by more than one person that rates are 10 per day and It dont seem possible that any one was physically able to take that much but I cant say from Auhiser the inventor of Bud wiser Harvester has a palace and grounds that he has lavished of millions and other kings of finance have doue equally as well if not David Painter who used to be at Spencer and Dickens took mother and I iu his auto nnd showed us the east half of town and later will show us the They live within 4 or 5 miles of tho mountains in a little home j in the midst of flowers and fruit i Painter explained a lot of things that I might not have got next Oue was a solar this is a shal low box like of bheet iron on the roof of the bouse the water pipe runs in at the bottom and out at the top nnd down to tho bath room aud sinks and tho sun shining on the solar heater warms the water till it is hotter than the hand will though never He has two English walnut trees that bore worth of nuts last peaches and in fact everything of the highest perfection ho has on his He said that oranges at the packing plants are from to cents per box and grapes j per other fruit in When we buy fruit at it is the freight we and not the retail Same old story in the same old way are 10 to it cents per on account of no Chickens are fed on raisins which imparts U the egg a fruit cake Milk here is 10 cents per so lots of condensed milk is Pork here is fed on fish which gives it a Dukes Mixture llavor while 1 am fond of both I never realized the mixture would spoil Los Angeles is feel above sea level but Pasedena is 1000 Tho Pacific is about HO miles either west or Each morning it is foggy and the temperature on account of ocean nud mountains is only from 5 to 10 degrees different in each 21 hours and only 15 or In caoli Frost never falls here aud the ther mometer never over 5 or Some of tho mountains in sight have snow on Tho very night we came here nt about 20 minutes to six there was n slight earthquake that shook this substantial brick building nnd roared iu good Mother and I are passionately fond of I This one was local and confines itself to Los Angeles county no damage doue except in where dishes were thrown on the I Godfrey who used to have a grocery store in has a retail business a block from Hois doing well and the family for whose health he came are decidedly He confines himself to auto and tuel oil and delivers with i wagon to any part of the i He has his boys with him and they are all There are a good many oil wells in Los Angeles county aud some in the city limits of Los aud the 1 roads here are graded and then sprinkled with the crude oil and after finished resemble asphaltum and as oderfurious as a 1 There is an oiled road through Pasadena of 75 miles reaching the coast and other ROUNDABOUTUS Clipped From Our The business men and traveling men of Spencer pluy a game of ball this business men hereby challenge the winners for a game at any old time or Warden White captured a loo foot gil net on tho shore of Okoboji lake one day last The owners have not been apprehended but a close watch is being kept and it is the intention to punish all violators of the fish law to the full extend of the Vindicator At n meeting of the C jmmerclal Club Monday evening it was decided to have n Boosters Day in this city about the The Committee ou trade extension and advertising recom mended such in their report to tho Com mercial Club nud this report wns adopt ed and the matter of making arrange ments for the day left in the hands of the Alto of Webster City attempted suicide iu the river at Moines but the chill of the water made him change his mind and he shouted for According to the dailies lie was full of From the description it is likely this is the same Webb thnt practiced his profession for a time at Gillett Grove last t is reported that the ifc are intending to make some changes in the running of passenger trains on this line and that there will bo two trains a day each It is snid that the passegger traiu now running from some point iu Minnesota by way of Spencer to Storm will bo switched oft at Spencer and come by way of Fort Doge and to Des making a belter territory than by way of Storm Dorthy Brown passed away May nt nt her home enst of She has not been in the best of health lately and has been gradually getting weaker on account of her The tuueral services will be held at the house tomorrow Friday con ducted by Pepperdeue of the Congregational Interment will take place iu the Welch Baptist ceme te ol Arnolds has re ceived the appointment of Custodian of Okoboji an honor which has been justly I Allen has long been one of the enthusiasts regard ing tho lakes and their He has been a not only since boaster clubs have made it but for years he has boosted the He is as well posted in regard to lake matters as any man iu the county and he will look after the matter of further im provements in the best possible man The creditors of tho BaUer bank i years ago last are being paid in besides 1 per cent The Frank charged but bo says this includes so many bills and expense ac counts paid out of his own funds that he will not realize over per year for his He has the papers at the where any creditor may see Martin and Buck Kirk pntricks total charges for legal work only a nounted to All is well that ends The appraisers appointed by the county to invisligate the damage claim in lieu of the proposed drain age system in Silver Lake and Excel sior townships have reported adverse to Cory and that the proposed driiunge system will be a benefit in stead ot a damage by making farm land out of thirtynine acres on one forty that is now a big The appraisers Glaus Kuch and Jurgeu The proposed drainage is to run a large tile across Corys two Lake always blossoms and ripe fruit with the stages between iu every orchard and on certain Klectrie cars go everywhere and on the street past this building so we have to get used to them in order to We feel tired all the time but understand it is part of the becoming It should leave us iu a month or Yours i Notice to Owners of Dogs You are hereby notified that the tax ou dogs becomes due on the 1st day of June and delinquent on the 15th day of after which time all dogs for which a tag has not been procured will be taken up and im visited over Sunday with their child ren The biggest crop liyeus in winter but 1J City   

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