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Webster City Tribune (Newspaper) - January 5, 1917, Webster City, Iowa WEBSTEB CITY ILL THE ounty Auditor HAMILTON COUOTY THE EOTABIISHED Of WEBSTER JANUARY APPLICATION 1ST ilBHN BY THEISM t If Persons in Hamilton County WJmt Pension Must More for i Same at lud jpeoplo who wish to secure 10 benefits of the pension for the HI provided In a recent law passed by the legislature must have their applications In before January 1C they wish to secure pensions this If the application is taot in by that time the applicant must year before securing a I This pension for the foHnd ls for id I blind married or whoso income Is small and who are SOL supported by the county or by aijiia This pension is pro vided by a state fund and as each npplcant must pass an examination beto e securing the benefits It is hec essa y that all have the requests in Applications should be made ot the county clerk at the court house INTRAL WILL PRE VENT COAL FAMINE The Old Reliable Railroad Company Will see That Cars Are able to Haul There will be no coal famine this winter If sufficient cars will prevent A special committee recently ap pointed by Illinois Central and other railroads to investigate the car shortage for the has accoinpllslied much and the situation is brighter thanit been in Roy special investigator for the Illinois says that high officials of tho railroads yliad taken up the matter and given orders tending to relieve the shortage at By hard worlo we have gotten back a normal supply of coal Moser The mines will soon bo operating again at full blast and in the event of a severe blizzard or cold snap it would bo possible to load coal into box and cattle Railroad officials are authority for the statement that 53 per cent of the tonnage over roads at tho present time Is There has been some trouble in getting It through the terminals but attention has been paid this ot the matter and conditions are being improved Fine Presents Just and Martin were silting down to dinner with the Webster City members of Iheir fam on New Years golden wedding were sur prised by a messenger from the ings Bank In tills city after congratulating announced that he bore three gifts from out of town Accordinglythe bride ana groom were presented with throe en the containing ten five dollar goldpieces from their Martin and who are spend ing tUg winter in the second and third containing each flve live Collar gold pieces from their Fred and Glen Martin and The Martins also received a five dollar from a sister In and several I other small articlesIn The day i was only marred by the thought that their children were not all enabled I to spend the day with theirfather j and To Build in Des few days ago the FreemanTrjp bune contained a news item to the effect that Contractor Zitterell had secured a contract for a the Fitch company of to be erected either In Boone or Dee The Des Molnes Capital now announces that the company is to move to Des and that tho new home will be built in that It will be three stories higjh above ot strictly root construction dlmen 71x150 be company has owned ths site for M Twp Porcheron and two ijojjs lor aale at my farm betwee hwe Franft TROPHIES FOR HAMIL TON COUNTY CORN State Corn and Small Grain Show at Ames 29th to The farmers of Hamilton county are to the opportunity of wln ntng two beautiful silver trophies on their corn this At the State Corn and Small Grain Show at Iowa State January 29th to February the lucky men will be Through the generosity of the Farmers National and First National Bank ot thiscity trophies for the best 10 and 80 ears respect ively shown from Hamilton county at the state show been The winner of each is to name engraved on the trophy hehas won and has the privilege of keeping the cup a Then it must toe passed on to someone for the rules of the contest state that no man win one cup there may be other cups that he is eligible to Each sample sent In to for the trophies will examined by a competent corn Judge and a writ ten report of the good and poor points of the sample attached to This may be of some help to the ex hibitor In choosing other samples later Besides the trophy class there are twenty other clasaesfor clover and You are eligible to enter each class and win your share thousands of dollars worth of Only the namely those who have never won first prize at the state show can take home the prem The premium Hats the show bcen prlhted so that you can secure one If you will send a postal to Iowa Corn and SmallGrain Growers As Iowa Lloyd Johnson ofGowrle won the 10 oar trophy last PROMINENT YOUNG PEOPLE MARRIED Miss Irene Maywald and Harry Shook are United in A simple marriage service was per formed Tuesday night at SjSO oclock at the home of and In their flat over tho Orpheura when their daughter Irene was united in wed lock to pastor ofHhe Univorsallst cliurch of this The ceremony was by tfaator of the Christian In the presence of the immediate family of the bride and sat whoso home Shook has been The young people expect to go to housekeeping in the hear future in a flat over the Orpheum al for the present Shook will continue her work In Smith transfer office until her successor is after which a short wedding trip is The while hot entirely a came a trifle sooner than most friends of the couple Shook is the only daughter of and and has been a residentof this city d vicinity for a number of She is an attractive Vonhg lady with much charm of mishfrer and has many friends to wish her She is a graduate of the Hartley high where the family resided be fore removing to this Shook came to this city as the suc cessor of eag than a year but In that short time f has proven his true character and worth very acceptably to resi dents of Webster He IS an upright young man In every sense of the word and withal an able young minister with a promising future before He beena ot several colleges and schools of the middle west and came to this city as his first pastoral His work here has been gratifying to the congregation and thecommunity at allof whom Will Wish him andWbtldo a DRAINAGE BONDS GO ATjJTCII CENT The Beat Rate Ever ty Bonds of Per CenVgo at Tho board of supervisors yesterday received the best bids for district dratnaged ibonds In the history ot county Eight bidders were present and the competition was spir Bechtel Company of Daven well known dealers in made the best They will take all tho drainage bonds issued for 1917 at five per The rate for 1916 was 5j per worth of county bonds al so brought good They draw per run five and Bech tel Comjany paid a premium of for They are issued to take care of deficits In road and bridge Tho extraordinary bids received these securities indicate that money is plentiful and Is looking for good AHITY SCALES A Total of Loads of are Weighed During A largo number of loads of grain were brought to this city and weigh ed over the city scales the past according to the welghmast ers report for With ex and highprices there was for an unpreced ented number of loads of grain dur ing the last month of But in many instances farmers have been Holding their grain for higher prices and January may see a still greater amount of produce brought to mar The loads of grain and stock weighed over the scales during December are given as follows 582 loads of 145 loads ot 125 loads of 237 loads of 46 loads of 161 miscellaneous 1107 loads of coal and A total of 2403 Business Girls Bible The first meeting ot the Business Girls Bible Class was held in the lecture room ot the Congregational church Tuesday evening and a goodly number of the business girls of the city wore in The meet which was to organize the was led by Roblson andthe place and time of meeting were The lesson books wore distributed and the following officers elected Miss Ne va Garrlck first vice Miss Grace McCollough second vice pres Miss Marian White Miss Jennie Breltenkamp Miss Olive Jewett music Miss Bertha and the Misses Breltenkamp and Ruth Max The community idea of a different leader act at each meeting was discussed and Miss Grace Bldlack and were There are so many able men and women In this city for Bible class leaders It will be no task to secure someone for each weekly The class is an out growth of the Bromley tabernacle meetings and should bo a permanent for aside from being a splendid opportunity for the study of the bible it brings the young ladles In the business world ac quainting them with each other and It is surprising the number in a town of this size who hardly know one an Ninetyone girls signed up at the final business girls luncheon at the close of the Bromley campaign and it is sincerely hoped that all will become members of the The next meeting will be held in the Congregational church lecture room next Tuesday Delia who has ibeen bookkeeper at the Star laundry for some has resigned her position and hat gpne to Waterloo where she win a Business course Vhe Business HONORS CHAP MAN Former Webster City Young Ulan is Making Good in the Things That Win Fort New Adver tiser A Christmas present worth having has been received by of tho Baptist church In Fort from Oska loosa Coll eg which has re cently conferred upon him the hon orary degree Doctor of thus recognizing his attainments in Oskaloosa College has produced two Governors for the State of and has men and women to Its cred it in the highest places of trust and honor In the business and profession al Since Dakjns advent to Fort Edward ho has strengthened his increased tho attendance and proved himself to be pastor of Influence and Hl3 wljl rejoice that this well deserved honor for advanced scholarship and acquire ments has accorded Qhapman Liberty Dakln was born at the frontier Stage Station in the State of January The early part of his life was spent on his fathers At the age of nine lie began herding It was while In the saddle as a boy herder that ho began his He was inspired to spend his spare moments in this way by Miss a teacher and lifelong friend of tho Dakln who had fitted herself for while she dur ing the summer months cared for her fathers Dakip graduated from the Webster Cltyv the a SSflj while the young lady who becamehis wlfei was the youngest of the class and tho youngest to graduate from the During tho last year In high school ho taught school and kept his After graduatingfrom high school Dakin taught a year before entering In Septem he entered Des Molnes Des and grad uated with the class of 1895 with degree of September ho was mar ried to Mattle Alcna Trumbauer was a graduate of the Kindergarten Department of The Highland Park Des as well as The Webster City High For near ly four she was a teacher In the Webster City being the founder of the Kindergarten Depart ment of these During Dakins senior year in Daktn specialized In music and Ger man In Dakln en tered the Rochester Theological Seminary and graduated with the class of While in the Seminary Dakln took eloctlvos and With Dakln read German Theology under President Strong of the In Daliin was or dained to the Gospel Ministry at where ho had been call ed as One year later ho was awarded the degree of Master of Arts by his Alma It was at Chili Dakln became Inter ested in and soon found that she ability along that as well as that of Pastors Dakln gives high praise and great credit to his able and noble wife for his ability and success in the Daklns entire ministerial ca reer baa been spent in this ho having held successful pastorates in Massena and Au While in in connec tion with his pastoral he the Auburn Theologi cal Seminary Summer both in Theology and Sunday School three years in succession lie was President of the Auburn Min isterial an interdenom inational association which included he Seminary As Presi dent of this association a large re sponsibility rested upon hint in the management the Slough Evan gelistic con ducted as a city wide with a Tlie reserved seat saidfor the Ma Weir Players opens tomorrow morning at One lady will be frWlttthe armory Monday ACCIDENTAL SHOOT ING NEAHTRATFORD Injured Boy Taken to Boone and is Now Getting Along as Well as Could be son of and Monson south west of wns the victim of an accidental shooting Tuesday after Ho and Edgar Crlm wore hunting rabbits near the Monson place when who was carry Ing a 22calibro stopped to pump tho The weapon was accidentally tho bullet entering Merrills log just above the A doctor was called and the boy taken to tho hospital at Boono where Xray pictures were made ot tho Induced It was found that tho bullet had struck tho bone about four Inches abovo tho had flattened out and deflected down ward about two bullet was removed and the young man Is getting along nicely at this LOCAL MAN GETS PATENT ONAUTO HUB Adolph CIosz Invents Device Design to do Away With Rubber Adolph Closz recently Invented a hub designed to do away with rubber tires and tubes for Ho lias Just secured patents from Wash ington upon the new Invention and those who have examined the device jthlhk will the purpose for which it is If the new pat ent hub will do this it will revolu tionize auto CIosz Is a brother of Closz of this city and recently ran a Jewelry re pair shop hero for several Ho is of an Inventive turn of mind and lias put in a good deal of time in per fecting his now A Lohigh man got letters patent upon a hub for automobiles to do away with rubber tires two or three years but nothing evidently ov er came of We hope Closz lias something bettor and may real ize handsomely upon his Anything which would serve as well as air Inflated tires upon autos and still retain the easy riding feature of pneumatic would surely bo an Invaluable Cash and no The fish market recently started by Furnis In tho rooms back of Louis Frank clothing store has added a meat This market will bo a strictly cash and no de tho customer to pay cash at tho time receiving the meat and carry his purchase home with The idea developed from the fact that tho large vault built in the wall In the sales room la a per fect cold storage room with walls thrco feet The meats will all tie packing house none homo One of tho back rooms will bo used for sausage man ufactured products and a small lino of tinned fish and moats will also bo Furnis states that be Intends to close tho Princess theater at least until and de vote his entire attention to the new He has secured Harry Mal an experienced to assist inthe shop and solicits the patronage of tho Let em Try Stratford Courier One noted econ omist says that industrial classes are full ot indignation that tho farmers should bo obtaining such in ordinate prices for whut they have wo do not know of any law that prohibits some of these industrials workers in the cit ies from engaging in But we would remind them that the eighthour day has no place on the Ordinance Adopted Fixing the Speed Limit for Business The city council mot Wednesday In adjourned session with all members The reports of the city city clerk and city treas urer wcro rood and approved and bills to the sum of wore Two resolutions wore adopted for the plat and schedule for tho sidewalks on Boouo and Webster Ordinance 412 regulating tho speed of motor vehicles was This ordinance repeals or dinance 300 which also related to tho speed ot motor vehicles and fixed the speed one mile in six Tho now ordinance Is ono providing that all persons operating motor ve hicles shall do so In a pru dent manner not to endanger tho life or limb of other people and fixes the speed limit within tho city at one mile In four with these ex ceptions Second street between Prospect and Superior streets Sen eca street between Bank and tho tracks Dos Molnes street Elm and tho Illinois Central railroad tracks Wlllson av enue ibetween Bank street and the In the abovo named streets tho speed limit is fixed at ono mile In six Ordinance 41S was also establishing grades 5n all streets west of Prospect and south of Cedar The meeting was then ad journed until Monday A Washington dispatch of yester day says that wifeof Senator fell at breakfast and was ser iously A broken chair throw her against tho Her head was narrowly escaping She is under tho caro of a Granted News has been received by friends here that Miss Laura daugh ter ot Oapt and White of this received ithe degree ot at the Chicagojlhiyorslty yester Miss White has for some time been an Instructor ft the Vntversity of Wyoming t and return ed to that city Irpm Chicago yester MEETING OF THE CITY TELEPHONE OPERAT ORS JET PRESENT Four Employees of Bell Telephone Company in This City Re membered by The employees of tho Boll Tele phone company in this num four young received a Christmas gift from tho company last week which they thankfully re Usually tho company has remembered Its employees with five dollar gold but this year special cash bonuses were to each employee of tho company who had been In the Boll service three months or over and whose pay docs not exceed pur The four young women to receive this Christ mas present hero ciro Swanson and tho Misses Susie Whip Bethel Klddor and Marian Tho Bell company operates tho long distanceswitchboard in tho Farmers Merchants telephone of fice In this city tho four young women who serve the public upon this lino are well deserving of this The Plan of tho Boll company this year was to give eucli employee who had been in the ser vice one year or over throe weeks Those who had been in tho service for a less period received a cash bonus of twothirds of three weeks This is tho first time the Boll Tel ephone company ever rewarded their employees in like manner and has probably established a precedent that will ibe followed in coming Many business houses of tho state and outsldo ot the state follow ed that plan this which more than any year was more appreciated on account of tho In cost In living Miss Anna who makes her home with her John and residing on a farm of this had the misfortune to fall on tho ice near the farm house fracturing a bone in her While very injured member baa been cared for and no doubt will eventually be as good as DISTRICT COURT ADJOURNUOR TERM Judge Wright Returns to His Home at Fort Quite a Busy Judgn Wright adjourned district court yesterday and returned to his home In Fort Tho term just closed has ibeeu a busy one and much work was disposed In the CUBO of Hoy Gllmoro Bakor and Chanault Hargard Hoy finished tho Judge gave a verdict tor plain The plaintiff also won in the cuso of Klaus Smid Buzlck et Tho State Bank of Ellsworth liaa filed a petition In tho clerks office asking for Judgment for against Johnson Nelson and Weir Nelson and Ross alleged duo on a FOR Rook cocker ranging In price from to Phone INSTALLA 140 People Attend Eastern Star Officers Who Were On Tuesday evening of this week tho members of tho Eastern Star held one of their regular suppers and In stallation at which tho un usually large attendance of 140 plo were Following the sur lier at a business meet ing of the old officers was after which a delightful short program was Miss Edith Leo beauti fully rendered a soprano solo and Miss Bothlne a student at tho Iowa State Teachers College in Ce dar who was homo for the liollday gave two charming cello solos accompanied on tho pi ano by her After tho pleasant musical pro the installation of the recently elected officers was Tho fol lowing wore the officers installed Mat Mat Pictures of Lighted Some very fine pictures ot tho Com munity Christmas decorations in thto city have Oieon taken by Miss Clo Including a view of the lighted utreet with ltd glistening Ihrlstmos Also a view of tlio school children around tho tree at the corner of Second street and Will son avcnuo and others of Santa by are all ex cellent and ivlll bo prised as souven irs of the Tho pictures tiro on sale In the Scrivon grocery Will Not Accept ilorbst of who was recently extended a call to tho pastorate of tho English Lutheran church of tills has just sent word that he has decided not to ac cept tho Tho members of his church in Nachusa wore loath part with so much so that they made a material raise In his and ho has decided to remain with Illustrated pastor of tho Methodist church at will begin a series of Illustrated sermons on the Life of Christ In his church next Sunday Christs life will bo given in throo Thane sermons will Sunday after noons at 3 The pictures aro very good and everybody Is All Next The Mamie Weir a reper toire will appear at the armory opera house all next the prices being 20 and SO Tho opening play Monday night will Her Dark Marriage Thj usual free offer of admission to ladlj will be extended to them on the ing Change of play rilglf with flMMp between apt
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