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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - July 10, 1919, Burlington, Iowa
The Burlington Hawk Eye thursday morning july 10,1919. Of swimming tests event will be held at the x. In. A. Tuesday afternoon wide Range of events. A swimming Ami diving contest for boy members of the Burlington y. My c. A., which w Ili include an extensive a program will be held at 2 30 of clock k next tuesday afternoon according to an announcement made by l. P. Anderson boys Secretary and Chester it Koehler swimming instructor yesterday. The program of the tests include j Speed endurance distance and form in swimming while the dives both Plain and fancy cover ten Diffrient forms. The program for the tests is As j follows up cd tests four can enter. 40 Yard dash two lengths. 20 Yard dash on length fancy diving. 1. Plain. 2. Ewan. Jackknife. Cannonball. Merry widow Back gainer. Flipper. Dummy. Tower diving a Plain b swan.1 handstand dive grades in diving will be based on ten Points based on gracefulness in execution in leaving Board. Performing dive and Mannet of striking water distance diving underwater swimming different strokes i Trudgeon stroke 2. Bark stroke. 3. Australian crawl. Endurance swimming four can enter. A 3 4. 5. 6. 7. 8 8. To Vik was almost past 43 oing a i suffered with kidney trouble for three years writes p. Bell. St. James City. Fla., a and for the past six months i have been almost past going i stoop Down and w Hen i would lie Down i could hardly get tit i Hegan taking Foley kidney pills and before i used two bottles my pains were All they Are prompt in action and Quick to relieve backache Rheu mater pains stiff swollen joints and sore Muscles sold one Sonn of Comfort. A my dear a moaned the patient As he tossed restlessly on his Bod. A a to a the doctor in a thinking of what a Bill his will be a a i a never mind. Joseph a said his wife. Quot tou know there is the insurance a Philadelphia inquirer. Umi nok it Ibe squibs in Siwik semke huk i purposes of promo fwd comity Community blinding to Pluim a to machinists committee. The purposes and Aims of the proposed Community memorial building to be erected on the Northwest Corner of eighth and Washington streets in memory of the soldiers and sailors of Des Moines county who served in the world War were explained to a committee from the machinists Union at a meeting in the commercial Exchange rooms. Chairman m. K. Fifick and or. A. G. Cherie showed the Blue prints of the Structure and told of the various uses to which the building would be put. For instance it is pro in used to charge a nominal fee for use of the main auditorium which seats Over 3.500 people but there will be a Small Hall which May be used for meetings of clubs or any other organization free of charge. This Means that any one of the labor unions could have this room for a meeting by merely engaging it ahead for a certain evening. Some of the special advantages for the Farmers of the county were pointed out. They will have their own special room which they can use As a club when they come to town. Articles which they Purchase in Burlington can be delivered to this room and when the Farmer is ready to go Home he can collect his bundles Here and Load them into his car which he has parked on Washington Street. A heal Beauty spot. It is proposed to Plant shrubs and Flowers in the grounds about the building and make the place a real Beauty spot til is ran be done at a comparatively Small expense As the site is naturally adapted for landscape gardening. The machinists committee was composed of messes. J. F. Garrity. I. A. Swan. Grant Anderson and Charles Golf. A they will make a report to their Union tonight and will circulate petitions calling for the special election on the Tion in August. To was announced by the members of the committee that the election will to held in August on the building. As it was reported bust evening that a he boy scouts of the City had secured nearly enough signatures themselves to provide for the calling of a special election and As possibly 500 or Roo names have been secured in other ways the petition to be presented to the Board of supervisors asking for the special election will comprise possibly 1.500 names or twice the number 750. Which As 15 per cent of the voters in the last general election were needed before the election could be called. Special election believed certain advocates of return to Aldermani form of government confident of Success. I West Burlington i i i that the calling of the special election to change the form of City administration is certain was the advices Given out by those promoting the movement last evening. George Oriner Leader in the movement in now notifying All who have circulated the petitions to turn them in before the end of the week. It is considered Likely that the petitions will be presented before the City Council next week for action on calling the special election. As it must be held within thirty Days to forty Days time after called by the Council the election will in All probability be held in the Early part of August. The petitions have been circulated at the Burlington shops where it is claimed too per cent signed and at the foundry machine and boiler shops of the Murray Iron w works Leopold desk company and smaller concerns. It is planned to Start a petition at the Plant of Chittenden 4k Kastman company today. As the Campaign for signers to the petition has been carried out with some degree of secrecy there is much complaint heard in certain circles that the promoters Are not announcing their stand in the matter. It is Learned however that the promoters will ask that citizens vote on a proposition to return to the Aldermani form of government electing a mayor Ami nine councilmen one for each Ward and two at Large. The mayor would receive a salary of $1,200 a year while the aldermen would receive $200 a year. Changes in both the duties and salaries of appointive City officials is also provided for. In Boesch co. Or. And mrs. George Schwartz Are the Happy parents of a daughter born to them on sunday morning. July 6, at their Home on Ballard Street. Elmer Schuft son of or. And mrs. Anton Dehuff returned on tuesday morning from Camp Dodge being honorable discharged after a year of overseas service. Mrs. A. It. Winkler has for her guest her aunt mrs. S. Mandela of Salt i it Ake City Utah who is visiting relatives in this Vicinity. In looking Over the four Page of or. And mrs. Fred Korschgen and advertising in this Issue covering the son spent sunday with relatives in it. _ _ a a. _ ,. To. _ Madison a John Boesch great july Clear a _ Anco Sale we wonder they can give r. And mrs. A. Oakley and Daugh such values with prices advancing As Ter Kila. And twin sons. Ray and Roy. J the arc go a Hawk Eye redrawn motored from Chicago and Are spend _ ing a few Days at the Home of mrs. Take three and a half pages of this Issue of the Hawk Bye to Tell the Public. Of their great july clearance kale bargains a wonderful prices Are quoted. A property owner placed a classified had hmm. The sure qui k and in the Hawk Eye last sunday to i ttn<1 a tenant is to advertise rent his property. The and ran Sun 1 a awk have. Day and tuesday and it brought More than Twenty replies. The advertiser j broker s w to sell Short an could have rented Twenty houses if he a full often get a hard on a Quot i i Tow or Row Hal thnh Kun rules a most Shie of Ibe of explosives Deputy county auditor Robert Krop pact informed of ending of War time provision. Why Brunswick tires win preference there Are two main reasons one the name itself which certifies superfine value the other that time tells the same Story. Thus reputation and performance unite in giving you All you expect and More. Yet Bruns Wicks Cost no More than like Type tires. Many motorists would pay More readily but the Brunswick idea is to give the utmost rather than to get the utmost. And this has been True since 1845. You can appreciate what Brunswick standards mean by trying one Brunswick tire. It will be a revelation. You la agree that you could not buy a better regardless of Price. And like other motorists you la decide to have All Bruns Wicks. Then you la know supreme satisfaction from your tires a longer life mini Muni trouble lower Cost. The brunsw1ck-Balkeucollender co. N. E. Cor. I0th amp Walnut Street Des Moines Iowa Deputy comity auditor Robert Kroppach unpainted in the Early Days of the War a a explosive License clerk and agent for the government on such matters in this county was informed yesterday that the Law had been repealed. Effective july first and that All rules on the Purchase Sale or handling of explosives had been withdrawn. He was asked to return All supplies including the records of the licenses issued and unused Blanks. The communication also thanked or. Kroppach for the services rendered the government in this work during the War. Oakley a brother or. John Pearson and family. Mrs. Clarence Schwartz mrs. I. T. and the misses Cora Sander and Hazel Hippe Are the delegates from St. a evangelical sunday school and Young Peoples league who Are attending the annual District convention held at St. evangelical Church in Burlington this week. Rev. And mrs. W. Bechtold and children of Kahoka. Mo., Are spending the Quot week at the Home of mrs. Bechtoldt a sister mrs. Erick Goerner on Wheeler Street. Rev. Bechtold is attending the sixth annual joint convention of the sunday schools and Young Peoples league of the evangelical churches of the Southeastern Iowa District held in Burlington this week. Mrs. E. Schwebel and daughter. Ruth left yesterday for Denver colo., and other Western Points where they will spend several weeks. Or. Albert Wand of Kansas mo., who Bas been visiting at the j Home of his parents. Or. And mrs. I. J n. Wand has returned to his Home. I mrs. W. G. Sander is visiting he parents in it. Pleasant Iowa. Or. J. Hermann of Quincy iii., was a visitor at the Home of or. And mrs. John Heil on tuesday. Or. And mrs. Ralph Oakley of Peoria. 111., motored to West Burlington and Are visiting their relatives. Or. And mrs. John Pearson and a Only. Or. And mrs. Fish and daughter of Wheatland Wyoming who were visiting at the Home of mrs. Fishes brother. Or. Clarence Johnson left for Chicago on monday. Mrs. A. In Winkler and guest. Mrs. S. Mandril of Salt Lake City. Utah. Spent tuesday with relatives in it. Pleasant. Or. And mrs. Jos Wand and daughter who have la Een visiting at the Home of or. Wands parents or and mix. I. N. Wand have returned to their Home in Decatur 111. Tat Ive called at that Large establishment and preceded to find out How they were doing it. Quot Why its just like this said Melbourne Boesch of the above mentioned firm. A a the Gardner has certain seasons for pruning and would be considered foolish if he were to do this work any time during the year. A so it is with a merchant. He too must have certain seasons for pruning and weeding out his Stock. July is one of the Quot by reason of past performances in genuine value giving the people will naturally expect to save lots of Money on everything they but at this Sale. They shall not be a not Only in the saving of Money but in the Quality of merchandise and the variety for with prices rising As they Are on All kinds of goods our regular storks Are real bargains. Bet me quote to you a few of the statements from some of the leading Trade journals t try j japanese raw Silks japanese raw Silks advancing rapidly. Finished Silks scarce and High. High prices put no Damper on buying. New season Silks will be still higher. A Cotton prices go soaring. After wobbling about for awhile Cotton has decided that the sky is the limit and prices Are headed wildly in that a i could give you hundreds of such quotations and believe me the Thrifty i person will buy Elfr test that Tama Thor is Only one real test for a rough remedy and that is use. S m. Oliver. Box 192. R f. P 5. Greensboro. S. C., writes a a Foley a Honey and tar is just Fine i keep it All the time in my family and do not expect to he without it As Long As i ran get it relieves Hay fever asthma coughs colds croup and bronchial affections by covering the inflamed irritated surface with a soothing Healing combination of time tried. Reliable pure. Harmless medicines contains no opiates children like it. Sold . Quot know thyself a but done to overdo i the thing by being too exclusive. Mde Tom Orr May Allison in a the up lifters it a in Public she was a ranting raging advocate of Freedom in private she was an overbearing despot what had this a with the Story of Hortense see for yourself in the Clever a the uplifted a to be shown at the Palace theater we Ith m a Lison As the Star. Alsa Burton Holmes Bray cartoon last times today Elsie Ferguson in a this parisian wife a also a comedy. Usual Palace prices. i i a = i a or at Rui woman a Story mrs. Robert Blair. 46 s. 20th St Terre haute. Ind., writes a i suffered two years with kidney and bladder trouble. After taking Foley kidney f ills a few Short weeks i found my trouble gradually disappearing the backaches stopped and i am also free from those tired spells and headaches and my vision is no Hinger Foley kidney pills help the kidneys keep the blood clean and Rita innate the impurities that cause backache rheumatic pains. Sore. Stiff and swollen joints and Muscles. Sold everywhere. A adv. Program for today. Palace Elsie Ferguson in a this pans Ian wife Quot and a comedy. Jewel Florence Reed in Quot a woman under oath a and a weekly showing current events. Set try. Of he focused of min Mother kill he a James e. Jones will in Given hearing next monday morning. I air to Williams sued for $50,000. Altho married in october 1918. Earle it. Williams is now timing sued by miss Roma Raymond Beautiful polish actress who testifies that Williams trifled with her affections after she had yielded him every proof of womanly Devotion. The Balm suit tried before judge Myers. I of Angeles. Resulted in a $50,000 verdict for miss Raymond. Miss Raymond produced letters addressed to her As mrs. E. R. W Illiams and and the trial of Jamejs. Jones barged a Rummy Quot were among the pet names with assault on tile Parson of Samuel used in the missives. Colpak. Who it is alleged he struck Earle r. Williams married miss with an axe in a quarrel at the Jones. Florence Waltz october 14. 1918, and lome at 223 South ninth Street shout the last of the correspondence pro two weeks ago. Will be held next i diced shows Williams wrote miss Ray icy morning in police court. Gel Pale a in on d her last letter july 6. 1918, and who it was at first feared would die. Married miss Waltz two months later. Is improving rapidly and will to re one of the Many letters written is pre Masod from the Hospital this week ser fed below t he fight in which Colpak was injured a my dear snookum received both followed an argument Between the cards and am sorry you Are so Lone Man and Jones when according to some. I miss you. Too. Dearie. You the Story told by Jones the Man in wont come to new York so come right listed in placing his Wagon in Jones Here when you get Back. Ani doing Yard and also frightened his children the yacht scenes today. Quite Cloudy. Have not gone to Orange yet. Wras to Aii Aarau a Flura Mirin i go today hut h a i to do other scenes. I excursion Steamer Sidney ties am it a Quot Ytom a i Quot 1 Lusy it it v i i v and get too lonesome Dearest. Re up to avoid heavy storm a a 1 a .au., j the uplifted. A the uplifted a the metro comedy i drama starring May Allison at the Palace Friday is a mirth provoking and delightful Story full of unusual and i complicated situations that created s endless amusement. The play is adapted from the Story j of the same name written by will Irwin and published in the saturday evening Post. It tells of the and von j Tunis of Hortense Troutt a dissatisfied stenographer who wanders into the realms of Bohemia whore she becomes a a comrades in name and a a servant in reality to a clique of Long haired men and Short haired women who deem themselves the a unshackled the dealer who has an Eye to the future is building on solid Rock. That explains Why so Many Good dealers handle Firestone Gray sidewall tires. To you it Means reliable dealer service in addition to unequalled tire mileage which takes much of the worry and expense out of car Upkeep. The Best tire dealer in your locality is a Firestone dealer. Get acquainted with him. Lyre Stone tires Moat Miles per Dollar Liat you la see in a tile love i Quot it Ute jewel Friday. A rough and Tumble fight Between two he men of the cattle country. Some Beautiful shots of herds of sheep on the Mountain Trail. Iii Hie Rhodes As u Cdv girl racing with a cow puncher. Cattle rustlers making a Midnight i raid on a sheep Herd. A husky Cowboy pulling a College professors whiskers. A riot in a Western College. Billie Rhodes As a daring horse distributor for Firestone tires Sheagren Hunt co. 211-213 North fifth Street. Phone 916. Steamer with excursion crowd i rom Burlington takes precautions against damage. Tie excursion Steamer Sidney with hundreds of passengers from burling ton who made the trip to fort Modi j son. Yesterday afternoon was forced it to tie up to the Hank about four Miles North of fort Madison As a measure of precaution against the heavy storm of j last evening. The boat remained moored to the Shore until the storm abated. As the bout was delayed for nearly two hours arriving in the City shortly i before la o clock last evening Many who planned to attend the Moonlight excursion on the Steamer scheduled to leave Here after 9 of Clork were disappointed. There a a Brunswick tire for every car cords fabric solid truck f. W. Woellhaf garage phone 3606. 213 s. Third St. Burlington Iowa tobacco habit dangerous says doctor Connor formerly of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Thousands of men suffering from fatal diseases would he in perfect health today were it not for the deadly drug nicotine Stop the habit now before its too late. Its a simple process to rid yourself of the tobacco habit in any form. Just go to any up to Date drug store and get some no i extol tablets tube them As i i cd Ted and to Tho pernicious bullit quickly vanished. Druggists refund the Money if they fail. De sure to read Large and interesting announcement by doctor Conner soon to appear a this paper. It tells of the danger of nicotine poisoning and How to avoid it. In the meantime try Nicoto tablets you will be surprised at the result. A adv. Friday morning Burlington Book co. Stock jewel last tinges to Day. Fool birr Flat a. In town Florence Reed a in a the woman under oath the most gripping Story of circumstantial evidence Ever portrayed on the screen. And a weekly. Tomorrow Billie Rhodes a in the love Call and a comedy. Goes on Sale c to Biklen co. J in Opal jars 30tand60t at All druggist gasoline stove cause of Blaze last evening firemen it ailed to flume of j. I jowls att 207 Adams Street. Fire starting from a gasoline stove damaged the Woodwork and burned a Hole in the roof of the Home of j. Lewis. 207 Adams Street last evening. Residents of the neighbourhood established a bucket brigade and had the fire under control when the firemen arrived. A grandma knows bsds off is Good rap colds because it contains Goose grease and turpentine Laboratory address. Mentho Eze fort buy your paints and varnishes direct from our factory we guarantee to sell you better paints for less Money. John h. Witte amp sons druggists and paint manufacturers
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