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21 Jun 1918

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21 Jun 1918

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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Postville, Iowa Copyright. 1111, we it a newspaper Union Bobble Grant Road commissioner of Platte township several years before he made the Nice for the Nebraska legislature was out one july morning before Sunrise putting half a dozen new planks in the flooring of 1-onp Bridge. Asho whistled and hammered thinking what a glorious comfortable beginning was allotted a most uncomfortable hot Day and wondering How he could manage to take a solid fusion delegation to the state convention he caught the soum of Hoot heats on a Distant Span of the Bridge. The commissioner paused Hummer uplifted. Who in Sam Hill says he can it be Gill open Over the Bridge it sunup like a Duke in n piece of poetry walk your horses Over the Bridge said the commissioner with a Fine show of offended authority to a 20-Pcnny null he was driving. Then pricking up his ears again. Why Damme it s n he then stood up and craned his neck for a glimpse of the riders but the Trees on the intervening islands Cut off the View. Straightening Ami Bren thing deep of the tonic air he glanced up and Down the River along and Over the Green labyrinth of islands to the Corn covered ridges against the Eastern Skyline. A line Moraln for a ride but i la Fine the approaching Hoof beats were twice silenced on the Sands of the intervening islands and when they pounded Ngann Grant looked and saw the riders entering his Span of the Bridge. How now by Billy yes sir sure s taxes a woman. So they see me now that s right whoa but you re too Bobble went on nailing and wondered what his Lively couple would say first to a 55 Fine each and second to a half hour s wait while he got the torn ii planks replaced. The riders reined in upon discovering the commissioner and Drew their mounts Side by Side. On still nearer View they appeared to be talking in Low voices and he interested Bobble could make out that the Man seemed to be reassuring his companion having readied and taken Possession of her whip hand this tender conjunction was dissolved however unon close approach to the watched the runaways. Busy commissioner who opened his eyes in eur also As he recognized the Young fellow. He had been in his mind that some minute Here he la now Aid he to himself think about the Grasshopper and you hear the Rustle of his wings. But i say if Dave and his Gal s in h hurry i can fix up that Little split in the party right Here this Mora ing he began to whistle and Bent Over his work. Why hello bowl what the Dickens have we got to wait unless you can jump it pave replied Bobble with the convincing satisfaction of the Cool observer in the presence of the flurried. He looked from Young Dave Morton to the girl at his Side. One o the Bracken girls urn t you said he. The girl blushed and hesitated a thought so said the commissioner. Can t we get across or Grant asked the girl finding her courage. Bobble looked up at her Down again to the Gap in the Bridge floor. To said nothing und began to whistle. In Ordinary circumstances Bob s answer to a question was us Quick and emphatic As the answer of gun Cap to trigger. The Young couple noted this with a foreboding of trouble such deliberation on Bobble s part meant scheming of some sort. The Homes cramped their bits and stamped on the Bridge impatiently. A in a hurry to get to town asked Bobble significantly. Jerking his Long whiskers in the direction of Platteville. Dave was Young and thought Best to steer round so inclusive a question. Of we re just taking a morning Side and want to get it Over before the Sun. Comes up hot can t Yon Lay pm tem p rur by and let us Over inquired the Young Gallant with ill feigned Calm Ness. Bob s answer was another question on quite a different subject. Back of his participation in the dialogue his simple mind had Heel Busy with the affairs of the great political party of which to was n devoted member. The Young Man before him was the Leader of a Small but Dunge Rotts conservative faction in Vista county this faction had made trouble in the past and Wero supposed to be concocting trouble for the county convention nearly it hand. If Alstn s delegation to the state convention to be chosen by this county convention should be divided it would moan danger to every plan and principle and candidate of the people s party All the Way up the Lino in the county some nod nation. Dave said Bobble cautiously but looking squarely up in Dave s eyes what Are you Over the i Iver Fellows Gold to do at the convention next month statin o your township was in saturday and he talked As ram by Nolous is Ever. Now 1-" Christopher Moses bowl i be got no time to talk politics this morning. Can t you see Dave you re Winsttn your own Val Noble time. Now just you let me Mun nge this confab und you and your lady la be on the move in a minute provided of. Hush your provided Bob let us the lanky populist raised his eyebrows and set another null for driving. The girl turned in the direction they Hud come. The Sun was lifting Hove the ridges and through a Gap Wiere the rond begun its Long winding descent to the River n third rider came into View. The girl uttered a Little suppressed scream. Father 1" she gasped. Keep Cool my children he s two Miles away yet. Keep Ca m and Trust to Bobble Grant. Now look Here you Dave you re too darned Good n fellow to be left Klc Lii against the counsels of the party. If you weren t such n Bright pop Lar Chap you Coutu t do us any harm. But is she stands my boy. If i help you out now you be got to help me later do you see Dave was desperate. Well anything Only there s no hurry. But what i was Meltln at was jus this you carry the votes o three townships in your overalls Hob begun laying the boards Loose Over the repair Gap. Now i want you Fellows to behave when you come Down Here to this convention. Tulat for my Good you can Sec that it s for the party s Good Well choke that stump speech Bob i can hear the old Man on the for end of the Bridge. Hell be up with us in half a Gliffy. Hurry up and get the last Board Laid 1" now Dave Don t get excited and remember this old Bridge built by our old party and the Bye is a clean mile Long. And there s just Ono other Little matter. I la have to Tine you two for Brenkus uie regulation about walking your horses Over the Bridge Dave protested. I be got to do it my boy. When Bobble Grant is rond commissioner the regulations have got to be enforced do you see but you can pay the Fine $10-when you get Back from the honeymoon you la need what you be got about you. Dove for the preacher i guess. Do you see Young Morton groaned. " fraud you be killed that part of it Bob said he sullenly. The old Man s got us now for never you worry about Trio old Man. This Bridge Nln t fixed yet i la let him wait exactly one hour by the Sun and if you two Ain t hitched by Eliut time you Don t deserve to be that s of you Beautiful Man cried the Young woman beaming Down upon Bob s rough face. And if you will just convince him that it s All right und that Dave is just the Man for me you la be simply an Bobble cast his Eye deliberately along the Bridge und adjusted the last Board. Clip pit now i he commanded stepping to one Side. The riders were past him before the words were out of his Mouth and the same instant a White Prairie Orchid tossed from somewhere lodged in the folds of his crossed arms. In Nebraska the wild Orchid is the Bride s Flower in its season. He took up the Blossom and placed the Stem Between his has beginning to whistle Cotton eyed Joe and watched the runaways until they left the Bridge at the downwards end and disappeared around the Bend behind a Grove of cottonwoods. Then he heard Hoof beats behind him. Without looking in that direction he stooped and begin taking up the Loose boards at the same time changing his tune to hold the fort for i am the Kitchen Cabinet we Gat Back our Mats As a measure we cannot do wrong and feel right nor can a give Palo and gain pleasure Tor Justice avenges each slight. Ill tempered Baboons. In the course of his travels the celebrated Gulliver name across a country where horses were the real people the nearest representatives of Humankind being a most degraded and bestial race called yahoos Dean Swift who wrote the Story got his data from what he had Learned of the Baboons of South Africa which Are great apes remarkably human like. They travel in bands of two score or More usually and at night Post sent Nels whose cry of we ruling in Case of danger is Yuh Hoo Yah Hool the Baboons Are undoubtedly Remote cousins of our own but they do us Little credit. Of All animals they Are the ugliest tempered and no amount of Ludness will Ever tame them or in capt qty inspire in their minds the slightest affection for their keeper. 8ummer drinks. There la possibly no Mora Cooling refreshing drink to a thirsty Throat than one made of Lemon juice. As Lemons Are so common they May be procured anywhere the year round. A Nice lemonade always ready is Tho following add to a cupful of strained Honey two cupfuls of water and a third of a cupful of Lemon juice Boll together 12 minutes Cool and place in a bottle or Jar and keep in the ice Chest. A few tablespoonfuls of the syrup in a Pitcher of water makes a most delicious drink which May be garnished with a bit of fresh Lemon or a sprig of mint. For those who like Ginger the old fashioned Ginger water is most satisfying. Add Honey to sweeten mix Well with a tablespoonful of Ginger and a pint of chilled water. This has been a Harvest drink for the Field workers for years. In the old Days the sweetening was molasses and it give the drink a piquant flavor. Canton Ginger lovers this is a great favorite chop Hulf a Pound of Canton Ginger add a cupful of Honey and four cupfuls of cold water. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Bring gun dually to the Bolletig Point und let Boll in minutes. Add one half cupful of Orange juice the same of Lemon juice Cool Strain and add crushed ice. Raspberry delicious fruit syrup should be prepared during the fruit season. To pc Throe pints of raspberries put into in earthen Jar with two cupfuls of older vinegar cover and lot stand 24 hours then Strain through n double thickness of cheesecloth. Pour this strained liquor Over three pints of fresh berries and let stand again 24 hours Strain again Odd to each cupful of juice a cupful of sugar heat slowly and Boll 20 minutes. Bottle and Seal. Chocolate milk four squares of unsweetened chocolate add two cupfuls of Honey a Pinch of Salt and 1v4 cupfuls of boiling water Boll five minutes. Cool and keep in a Jar. A few tablespoonfuls of the syrup one egg beaten and a cupful of milk add ice and shake. Soma of your hurts you have cured. And Tho sharpest you still have survived but what torments of grief you endured from the evil a which never arrived. More women patients three to one Are font to hospitals than Man in Elmea of peace. This conies in targe degree from Tho fact that women Uvo indoors and breathe dust Laden second hand atmosphere. War time cakes. The cakes that patriotic women indulge in Are few and on those when frosted which is Seldom Honey Borup Maple or Corn. Is used instead of sugar. In Many cakes Barley flour May be substituted for the wheat entirely making a most tasty cake in others the wheat flour is saved by using part Barley flour. Sour Cream spice a half cupful of sugar a cupful of sour Cream two tablespoonfuls of Corn syrup three fourths of a cupful of White flour a cupful of Barley flour a teaspoonful of suit a teaspoonful of baking powder and a teaspoonful of soda a halt teaspoonful of cloves und the same of grated Nutmeg and a ten spoonful of cinnamon. Mix us usual and bake in Gem pans. 8pice cake with sour milk. Cream together a cupful of sugar with a third of a cupful of shortening add a cupful of sour milk one egg Well beaten a cupful each of Barley and wheat flour sifted with a teaspoonful of baking powder u half teaspoonful of soda a teaspoonful of cinnamon a third of a teaspoonful of cloves and the same of suit a teaspoonful of grated Nutmeg and lastly u cupful of raisins. Beat Well and make in a loaf. Chocolate cup together a half cupful of Sweet fat a cupful of sugar Udd a half cupful of hot water to 1v4 squares of chocolate beat two eggs sift together one cupful of Barley flour a half cupful of wheat flour a half teaspoonful of bulling powder a teaspoonful of soda and blend ingredients is usual using a half cupful of sour milk and raisins and Flavouring to taste mix beat Well and bake in Gem pans. Barley chocolate drop Cikes Combine the following ingredients one fourth cupful of shortening one egg one cupful of Barley flour a half teaspoonful of soda a Square of melted chocolate a half cupful of nuts a cupful of sugar a half cupful of Sweet milk a half cupful of wheat flour a teaspoonful of baking powder and a cupful of sugar. This recipe makes three dozen. When cleaning Hardwood floors a mop or cloth dipped in Oil is much better to Ose than one dampened with water. All spots mar he washed if necessary and the Oil rubbed out of it this brings Back the polish. Cleaning hints. Before cleaning a room with painted Walls. If possible choose n Damp or Rolny Day. Then place a Large pan of water on the stove to Boll close the room and let the steam fill the room then proceed to clean the Walls the steam will have softened and loosened the dust on the Walls so that it cleans much easier than without this treatment. Mirrors Are quickly cleaned by using n cloth dampened in alcohol. The polish is easily put on Bat Enre should be taken not to rub a varnished Frame with in alcohol cloth. Old pieces of Outing Len Noel make Fine cleaning cloths it is soft and easily wrung dry. A cheap floor Wax May be made by melting a Pound of beeswax and mixing to with three pints of turpentine. Melt the Wax Cut in Small pieces Over hot water. Melted porn Fulti Wax mixed with turpentine makes a Lino mixture for dust cloths dip the cloth into the mixture wring out. And it is ready to use for several months. A Little porn flan used on the Kitchen Range keeps it looking much Heifer than any . This is a Good dressing to give stoves left during a season unus Edas it prevents rust. Clean paint brushes by soaking them in vinegar Lin then Wash in soap suds and they May be put away soft and clean. Muri Atic Nold will dissolve the Lime in Tho Teakettle and the Deposit of Iron in the sink and the toilet use it on n swab in the Porrec Nln la cd vessels and lie sure not to leave it too Long or it will dissolve the enamel it self. If used in the Teakettle great care should he used to Boll it out with fresh water before using again As the Nold is poisonous. Before working in the Garden fill the nulls with Sony. Then there will be less manicuring to be done after the work is Over. When we look into the Long Avenue of Tebei future and see Tho Pood there is for each of up to do we Realise after All what a Beautiful thing it is to work and to live and be . Courting trouble. It was a red letter any for Pat fun Nenn. For the first time he was n member of n jury. Dressed in his Best suit he was about to depart for Tho courthouse when his wife asked Biro where to was going. Shure an it s to Coort Tom going replied Pat. The next Day the Simc thing happened. However on the third morn inv things cume to n Climax. Mrs fun Nenn again asked the question. Shure it s to Coort of m going sold Pat. Mrs. Fun Nenn took the rolling pin and got in Pat s Way. Now Pat she replied to pc off them Good clothes yer not going to Coort. If there s any co Orton to be done Shure yell do it Here an do it with me had her Way. Patience so Peggy s engaged to Paul at last Patrice sure. So s landed him you knew she always would have her own but will she now of course she will. He asked her to name the Day and she would t do it. She insisted that the ceremony should be performed it a hint. The Queen of berries. Strawberries May now be produced throughout the summer and autumn months in Northern United states. The plants set in the Spring will Beur in the fall of the some year. Tho overbearing variety is very Hardy and resists disease hearing until late fall when heavy frosts come. When the berries first arrive from the South they Are too expensive for general use but a few for a Garnish to puddings or ices will satisfy the appetite for the delicious fruit. One does not wish to lose the Joy of the Homegrown berries by indulging too freely in the Early ones. It is More econom Lenl saves shipping expense and is nil round More Loyal in War time to ent of our own products an Iingc-1 food Lut cd in a Square tin then Cut in squares heaped with sweetened whipped Cream and crushed sweetened berries makes n dessert Par excellence. Strawberry is a Delight Ful Way of serving the Berry. Cut Large line berries in half serve on lettuce leaves with French dressing using four tablespoonfuls of Oil to one of Lemon juice a bit of Salt paprika powdered sugar and a dash of Cayenne 8trawberry ice to pint of sugar to a quart of Cream with is teaspoonful of Vanilla and freeze when partly Frozen open the Freezer Odd a pint of strained Strawberry from berries which have been put through a Sieve. Let stand four hours to Ripen. Strawberry tapioca. A nah and Cook a cupful of Tnp Loca adding n pint of water and cooking until Clear and soft. When cold add a quart of strawberries sliced serve with sugar and Cream. Strawberry pie make a pastry Shell and Hake it fill the Shell with sliced berries mixed with sugar Heap Over it sweetened whipped Cream and Dot with sliced berries. Servo Cut As any Pic. Strawberries crushed with sugar mixed with Cream Muke delicious cake oiling. Coughing spreads disease. According to surgeon general Gor Gas practically All the Sec Knesby and death in the nation s new a rules has been caused by diseases of the respiratory organs. This is his reason for starting on educational Campaign against promiscuous coughing sneezing and spitting for it is by these alone that such diseases Are spread i father Agnes s that Young Man still there daughter yes papa. Father then ask him to bring a the morning paper before he goes will you dear in exactly. By subterfuge he got away from cops on the qui valve and to became As one might say a . Too Busy knitting. I proposed to miss puncher inst did she accept you she 6ald, yes in in a sent minded Way but i m afraid thut in t Why not she was knitting it the time Don t believe she understood what asked her nowadays beggar could you spare a hungry Man n Nickel Choily yes if you la Tell me where a Man can buy anything to eat w a Nickel. 1th Rustle plutocracy. Thousands of dollars pass through a Bank Teller s hands that s nothing. Think of passes through a Farmer s hands milks Twenty a hot who Lata incidents gathered from Over Tho stat in these Days it s As useless As Tho fifth wheel to a that adage is ont of Date. All automobiles Curry extra not always. Talk is not when you Tell n policeman your opinion of him and Honvo to pay $10 und natural inquiry father of family Tho new ship i understand Bent her record. Small boy i Riby pop did she do it with her spanker a sleepy humorist. Mrs. To Mould John Wako up i there s n Man downstairs i m sure i heard a noise that bounded like a Yawn. Husband of go to sleep. What you heard was probe ably the rubber Plant stretching just Reward. Let while Dat s the worst pie i Ever Toston. " mrs Jones Walt just n minute and w1 give you a Dollar. That to we baked by my husband s Mother. Butrick Creek swollen by recent heavy Rains a lulled a victim when the Only son of Axel Rood drowned at Bunyan. Tho boy was 17 years old. Otis Craig tha flt St Cedar rapid boy to be killed in action who died for his country with tha thirty other Iowa boys in the recent drive was 22 Yean old. State secret service men have made three arrests at Belm Otid Wright county of men charged with seditious utterances. The men arrested Are Joe Sprenzel Louis Ludtke and Chai. Haupt. All except Brenael were released on Bond. On june 12th. Gov. Frank o. Low Den of Illinois delivered the commencement address before the state University. Governor Lowden was graduated from 8. U. 1. In 1885. On june 7 the regimental Drill and dress Parade was Given before Hon. W. L. Harding governor of Iowa. Among the lot ens recently reported wounded in action degree undetermined was Captain Charles w. Aliens Winterset. Private Hie w. Walterman Kamrar died of disease and Provato Anton Bernatz of de Corah died of wounds. Private Ray Craun of Ames died of disease. District judge Thos. Guthrie recently held a naturalization session for Camp Dodge soldiers at the Cantonment. Kitty seven soldiers from the 337th Field artillery regiment were admitted to citizenship. Two thousand enlisted men have applied for citizenship. Complete figures on the draft registration of june 6th As secured by adjutant general Logan s office show that a total of 17,465 Iowa men registered. This la about 4,500 Short of the estimate placed at 22,000. There were it ,691 White men registered. 173 col Rod men and 701 aliens. Twenty mall Saaks from the mall Cor of the Chicago limited which plunged into Beaver Creek near Appleton were brought to the Waterloo Poi Offlie. Contents of the sacks were soaked with water and blood. Some sacks of mall floated Down Stream and May never be recovered. Verne Marshall editor of the Cedar rapids Gazette who enlisted in ambulance company no. 2, Iowa National guards Waterloo and advanced to the rank of sergeant was recently commissioned a second lieutenant in the quartermaster corps of the National army. It will Cost Story county 1200,00ft to replace and repair the Bridges from the damage due to the High Waters of the last few weeks. But one Bridge it left standing across Skunk River and at that a new Channel has Boon washed around it so that it is useless. W w Ramsell a wholesale grocer of Iowa City was instantly killed and Stephen Casey county attorney Ana or. Pm Ward Mahon of Ottumwa seriously injured when Tho automobile in which they were driving went offi a 70 foot Hill and was destroyed by fire. Sentences of Twenty five years at hard labor Tor six St. Paul socialists who refused to obey military commands at Camp Dodge have been approved by the judge advocate in Washington and the men will be seat immediately to the disciplinary Barracks at it. Leavenworth for incarceration. Because of their refusal to destroy Barberry Bushes on their land in compliance with the governor s proclamation eighteen Waterloo men have been summoned to appear before judge k. C. Piatt judge advocate of the service league court. Owners will be directed to comply with the government request. Corp. Krancus h. Webster listed among the wounded in Pershing s casualty us to recently la probably the corp. Francis Webster of the Lata Captain Fleur a machine gun company who has furnished Many interesting cartoons of Iowa boys in the trenches. H is the Ion of Rev. And mrs. Frank h. Webster. Central City and was attending Des Moines College when he enlisted private will heard one of the four negro soldiers tried at Camp Dodge by a general court martial two weeks ago for criminal assault on a 17-year-old White girl has been acquitted and is restored to it to according to an Orier at division hear Quarter. According to the division judge advocate the negro Soldier proved a Complete Alibi and testified that he was one of the original party but that when he Learned what was to take place he left the others and went immediately to Hie Barracks. Harry lung chef at a Des Moines chop suey Emporium wag arrested by secret service men a a deserter. Altho a full blooded chinaman. Lung is a naturalised american citizen he came from Chicago where he was ordered inducted into the military a Erica on mavs but ,8d a. Port it is said. He will be taken to Camp Dodge what am l Gong to do in the army asked lung of his captors. Why you ought to jul fake a Ood Cook suggested a Amoret it vice Man. Cook. Hwi a Aid. The chinaman i want to fight. Zlya me  gun

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