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   Wakefield Advocate (Newspaper) - December 8, 1917, Wakefield, Michigan                                 I'  I;  PART ONE  WAKEFIELD ADVOCA  1917.  SUBSCRIP I ION PRICE 52.00 PER YEAR  >i  rn  I  inrn  & w»k !,£•> ’ Y.  St*  V* anted—A nice quiet man to tend popcorn stand afternoon and evening.—Ad in the Buffalo News.  “Did vou order a ton of coal?’*  I did not. I put my request for one respectfully on file."  We have a liberal supply of Vic-troias now and would advise you to arrange for the purchase of one at once as later on they will be hard to get, Triplett. Ironwood, Midi.  The other day Doc Fleming come out in the road in front of t|»is sane* turn and shook his fist up at us and b*gan to quote something from the scripture about how "the wicked fie* eth when no man pursueth." We might mention that Doc’s record is eight seconds flat.—Pewamo News.  I’m puzzled," quoth the youthful one,  "What course to take—which prize to draw—  "To be my great state’s favorite son,  Or a rich man’s favorite son*in*  law."  for a woman county agent in that county. The movement!’? a general one throughout both the Lower and Upper Peninsula.  In church or in state it is rule or be ruled; in courtship or marriage it is fool or be fooled, in logic or law it is nick or be nicked; in gambling or trade it is trick or be tricked; in treaty of war is is beat or be beaten; in the struggle of life it is cat or be eaten; in politics it is crow or eat crow; in newspaper line it is hoe your own row.  Ship you*- Christmas pa r kae*«  early.  Rooms for Rent-in the Pf try House. Apply to Skud, Goldman & Co.     t f  A STAR    IN TH EAST  *1 here ought to be no hesitancy a lout interning loose tongued persons who speak against the United States at this time, or at any other time in fact. It is not a time to parley or equivocate. Drunk or sober, they ought to know better. If not, lock ’cm up.  The Delta county board of superiors will decide at the next meeting *o be held some time in January', whether funds will be appropriated  The pupils in one of the schools were asked to write essays on "What do I go to school for?" A little lad of eight years decided: "I go to school to learn, so when I grow up people won’t say, ‘here goes James Groshaw, the blockhead." Another wrote: I go to school to get an education. Who knows but one of us boys may some day be a great statesman or perhaps a great politician, or be called to make a postmortem on some poor fool who didn't know how to spell poison?"  Irate telephone operator to her chief: That man on Park 667 swore et me something dreadful." Chief operator to man on line: "Subscribers are not allowed to be profane over the telephone. You should apologize to the operator in your line for the obusive language you have used to her." Saddened subscriber to telephone operator: "Sah, girlie, I’m—hic sorry—hic—that I swore at you. And say—hic—you know when I said to keep your shirt on—(newel!—cats airt*—hic—take it off, zifs  How do you like my new fur coat?"  'Fine."  'It cost seven hundred."  'Just fancy."  And to think that some poor animal was skinned to supply it."  Er—speaking of your husband?"  Miss Berryman, teacher of the Deer Lake school asked the pupils of the room if they could name the sea sons of the year. One bright little fellow immediately responded, "yes, Ma’am, they are fishing season, rabbit season, partridge season and deer season."—Ishpeming Iron Ore.  The war board of the railroads says the traffic imposed by the war is equal to carrying 120 billion tons one mile, which is more than the combined traffic of Great Britain, France, Austria, Russia and Germany.  A prominent German Socialist has now repudiated the view that there should be no annexations; the Italian success and the Russian desertion have made him change his \nind *s to the possibility of ah^dmtions. that air.  We will clean and press your suit for 50 cents. Skud, Goldman 6c Co.  Cash Prices!  Below we list a few of our leaders in staple fTroceries which will mean a great saving to you at these cash prices. We guarantee these prices for one week. All other groceries will be sold at a Similar reduction. Remember—Cash Only.  • . . •  49 lbs. Flour only  I lb. Granulated Sugar . . .  I lb. Empress Coffee . . .  I lb. Golden Cup  Coffee . . .  I lb. Wampum Coffee . . .  I lb. Peaberry  Coffee . .    .  • • • .  only  Sweet Wrinkled Peas  Danish Milk only.    .     3.15    Picnic Hams per pound . .    .27      . .09    Regular Hams per pound . .    .30      .36    Eggs per doz. . . .    .43      . .28    Hiawatha Seed Raisins    .12      .31    Large Glass Peanut TA Butter ••5V      .20    12 oz. Jar olix'es only    JO      M3    Armours Oatmeal only    .28      .13    lOlbs. Cut Spiced Herring . *    1.30      .14    IO lbs. Regular Herring    1.30     BEAVER SEASON OPEN  rh*    I    •,    \\-\    or    i,  now open and v ll continua until VIa\ IJ next. J ictuses to trap beader max h? id'* i ne<t iioru the -'empty clerk.  . A license entitles r. turret to fake if teen Iv. avers, anti in addition he mist file a permit iron the man upon whose land he may intend to hunt or trap, aliens in - hun *hc priviest*. A lift tisy costs til dollars md if one is not certain a ceiling evrral good skins it is rathe an expensive pursuit. Atter the trapper ms secured fifteen heavers, as many is the law allows on one license, if >e intends to continue : nor’Pf ’ mst file another perm! /rom JU tier of the land on which he is 'perating and buy an at he* ic e. The law for:*;.'!; the de'tr s . my dams or beaver houses in hutting or trapping, at id all bi aver in ‘assession must have a iscciue seal ittachcd.  LET YOUR MEMBERSHIP HELP IT TO SHINE  A full line of canned fruits and vegetables. Fresh fruits and green vegetables daily in season.  OLSON BROS.  JAMES TOBIN  In last week's issue we announced the death of James Tobin, one of the oldest and hest resident of this village. The immediate cause of Mr. Tobin's de,oh was ulcers of the stomach.  James robin was born at Poysppi,  Wis.. Alay 21, 18'3d. On December 26, 1887 be was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Air Guilty at Wausau. Wis, To them w ere born nine children, who with his wife survive bim. Shortly after his marriage lie removed to this village and has sinc e njade his home here. Mr. Tobin came from one of the old school of land lookers and it is <aid of him that there is hardly a foe* of ground in the states of Alichigan and Wisconsin that he has not been over. For several vears he wasp-in the employ of  the state on the geological survey.  .........  mnay ,  At the time of Ins death he held the ! darkest    just    before    dawn"    and    thai  office of county surveyor, which office    in    the    next    land    to    where    Ins    rood  Bowels ‘dogged, sick headache, no un is it.’ \\ iiy  not  |, avc t j, a(  j, a p pv   at*  v red check ; that come with good ligestiou? Hollister’s R C rkv Amunam lea in a Ie', the bowels work reeler. natural*- flaker, you L ei like Jew. Izlr t» utfhl.-Wakefield Pharmacy.  c. :  RISTMAS GIVING.  I hi re is a m we men t on foot to ubsfiiute the ’ la' Christmas riving villi gifts of mono or comforts for he soldiers and im; cs at home - (£ broad, lr is sum’ cd that even in »ur ch as! ag gd;,  foi thc chl j dtfir   .cc ll'il things should bi- chol Save the si’.-' ii for th-jive fig*, date- raisins, «n nstead of t indv in Christina] md -en,- them on your ..im,'  CONDOLENCES  Wake fie | i Lodge No. 753. I. O  O. K., af a mri-ting of I hr order or  riiursday, December 5th, IDJ /, re solved thai  Whereas. God rn hi? infinite goodness and all wise ways has seen fi to remove from our midst (be poo* wife of our Brother, Thoma*- Asb lund, and 'all ber lo that realm o brightness where suffering and pail no longer exist.  Be it resolved, that we as hcthrer of Lodge No. 253. I. (). (). F..  t%  tend to Brother Aslilund and hi family our deep sympathy in tliii their hour of trial and tribulation.  Be it resolved, that while we ex tend our heartfelt sympathies lot their affliction, that we recall ti Brother Ashlund the teachings o: our order and inspire him to ai cep: the test in thc light that "it is a I wa vt  he has held off and on fat thc past fifteen years. Air. Tobin also served several terms as justice of the | state of this townseip.  Besides his wife Mr. Tobin is survived by the following children: Mrs. A. Picker of Ironwood. Ivan of Chi-  wife has been called tiler sorrows or partings.  Be it further resolved, flint a mpi of these condolences be sent lo oui Brother, that the same shall bt spread upon t lo- minutes cf our f  0 *tgt and that they bt published in the     Htdy. lr    o t -.    I V akv'flk zoo      Do    votir          boc at * has    rcccvSB      te of y I    'fit in cis :r«*etiifg      s. aud    xx ill    bv glad to      to all xvi    ’nj it    v interested.      der IP '    irlv.    and you xx ill      point- I    in i    ibf delivery.     TMF. EARLY SHOPPER.  I he early shopper will not S crushed in the huhdm Week drive And if you arc going lo send any! thing lo the boys in the camps you night to get bu-\ right away. There  s  " " n? * to  •< great tonnage of lungs sent during lh dux* iminedi-ttcly before Cirri mas units the  >eopb common e sending nox%\ The  tores art all well rocked to care or your needs. We can discover he enterprising, a'J. jive ones b” ending the advertising columns of-.Vivo* at,-.  family mo  I ani prepnrt <( to do a Household moving, Ba curable. I’honeV-Fl,  James CLa?  R anis  CG  QUINCY GIVIDEN  cago, Helene ofValpariso, Ind.. fax I Wakefield Advocate.  Lloyd. Ofvallc, Gordon. Ray and'    Anion    Riiwiiniiih  T homas, l,vmg hero. two aisle..,     AllhuI    FlrJeljck , on   Henry  f  H on  CLOSE OF LAKE NAVIGATION.  Mrs. George Campfield and Airs.  Wm. Griditli of Berlin Wu.. two brother:, John of Mellen. Wis., and and William of Eveleth, Mum.  The funeral was held Tuesday ! Officially, the teuton of navigation from the-Catholic Church and the'from the upper lake ports,cimex next remains laid ar rest id f ako jew ccm-1 Wednesday hut boats ,1,, roo after i etan ‘    this time, or until the ice -pm st  th ck th'x ran not make hcadxvsx through it. I be dock? bar- been I Serf bu?v the Use » W o     3nr ]  We xvi Ii to extend our ’-metre U lf! o?* have     r , u(   thanks to our many friends and neigh- th,* week building up lh- ore «., n   I bors for the assistance rendered us W , om jd C rah|x. |, „  n , nv  .. during our recent bereavement, the Mc that lh''eavun’s of* shipment* death and burial of our beloved hut- w,Ur-.al. and max ? U r P1 s.\L.' ,, band and father. WL extend our i,,t . rh* pt-at der our sincerer thanks to all for ib manx* beautiful floral offerings.  Air-. Janirs fobiM iud f  MMi !•  CAnn OF THANKS   1  J 11 ' 1 '-'    “P| i ii.i ,1.1 - mni  lit idem! of $3 a sh.:n*p.iva!-!e j a1 tin- month lo to* I. < I i- .]   1  Der cash*'i I -  | ‘I be I'mred State*h.,s M ,  p ,   ; <li time “I Wa i.,Mgi. ,i ontu rhr-i war bro!,< «njr 5LV>.3ofi,ii-uh ,hi I Frank \. Vande r;  t> .    |    I,     s     , m   (lit {last wars. hut the mu . , r   I 'hr prrs'-nt s'tu"-d ...  IOO i H K 11-rn i  I br eox rtnii n* pu»* I • [    • r I,  I fat ' J I' rt.r it - ,    ,!„  ’<    *"    '    --Ii-    ■.-•ups  '    b    on ll    .    ...    ,    , ,  : hee, matin in u -.r*.s a; tl j J,, , r '  j ill** r- t :** ffl'ir p. I    ,    ...     r .l.  -<! •    -■ . •    .-i -’I,  XX 'll find manx boat; funning ?■. Ion ** "veath-r xviii p-rmtf. iud tv', ii-  '•on e < ll IIM cs a' J ll Mi*, \  V,-  ll: i  J'  I hr r  -sr* I*-, ber» ,    ,    .    ., f v    mn*!.;  ban I bib. br.'M-l \  M x a* I*' t bv' s ii :*h ,  .'Mf**  tke  -J tty lit!  IP  ‘ Ik   

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