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Russell Union (Newspaper) - August 5, 1920, Russell, Iowa Unit Vii. 34 Russell Lucas count v. Iowa thursday aug. 5 1920 no. Tel sixteen years ago on the first Day of this month i began business in Russell i am pleased to say that each year Hka been just a Little better than the proceeding one and it is my ambition to keep up the record 1 realize that to do so during the coming Vear. Will require More than an Ordinary Effort and closer attention to business. In the past years i Nave used for. My business guide the motto do As you would be done by and with this in mind i have always tried to see my business from both sides it f the counter and to make my deals fair and Square both to my customer and myself. It is Plain that the next few years will be years of readjustment and reconstruction and there will be Many changes that will seem unfair and unsatisfactory. It is Niv purpose to meet these changing conditions As Best i can and accept the consequences. In All my advertising i have used the slogan Quot it pays to Trade at Mettlin a Quot a in in my dealings with my customers i have tried to make it pay both bide Mettlin and his customers continuing the same policy As in the past i am yours for More business. J. Mettlin Russell Iowa. Will suspend publication with this Issue Tjie lius Aell Union will suspend publication owing to Hie fact that the Field does not warrant the publication of a newspaper a def prevailing conditions. For it Nav years Russell has supported a newspaper but since materials have More than doubled our profits have decreased and like any other business if we do not have the patronage to make it a paying proposition we simply have to quit. A9 our readers know soon after purchasing the Union in. September 1919, we were suddenly taken ill and for several weeks we were unable to secure help and unable to do the work ourselves and the paper was not issued but after getting started again we tried to publish a real newspaper that would be deserving of support from the Community a canvass was made of the business houses last week to see if we could secure enough advertising for the coming year to warrant. 168th infantry Bana at Chariton the american legion presents than you below we give the list of enterprising business men who gave us their patronage in our advertising Campaign and whom we wish to thank for their loyalty to the Quot Home paper Quot citizens is ate Bank Russell state Bank a. Ewald amp Brewer e. G. Latham h. A. Turbot m Din and m. Washington Center Lerry Mckinley is Resh ingling his House. Miss Martha Thompson spent sunday in labial Olen Kells returned Home from Ottumwa saturday. . Colegrove and family were Chariton visitors monday Armilda Sims spent tuesday and by t in essay at Everett seller s. Mrs. Bessie Mckinley is enjoying a visit from her fat her. Mrs. A. A Dyer was ill a few Days last week but is now improved. Or. And mrs. E. F. Hellyer split sunday evening at a. W. Der s. Mrs. A. A Sims and mrs. A. R. Sims were at Everett Sellers on tuesday or. And mrs. Guy Parker Are the i trots of a baby girl born last saturday., the families of r. D. Hellyer and a Loyal Bond were. Sunday guests at e. Of Hellyer a. Or. And mrs. A. W. Dyer and the continued publication. A few or. And mrs. J. M. Of the Loyal merchants who realize the value of the Home paper1 gave us their support and we Are sincerely grateful to them but we failed to get a reasonable amount of advertising. Our list has been turned Over the 18sth infantry band at Shari ton Friday August 6th. Two concerts will be Given at 3 001 to the Herald Patriot at Chariton a m. And 8 00 a m. The band who wil1 fulfil a11 a Quot expired sub is composed of Iowa boys of the Ascriptions. If you Are not on their Rainbow division and it will be Liat your name will be added and Worth your time to hear already a subscriber you will be tags Are being sold by. The american legion. You May secure yours at the Union office. Entertained tuesday or and mrs. Mackey served a two course Ner in Honor of their Niece husband or and mrs. C Huber of Williamsfield Illinois who Are Enro Ute on a wedding tour through the West. Those present were s. F. Gocklin wife and son Moody of Ottumwa mrs. C. F. Aston and family of Chariton j. C. Latham and wife w. A. Quot greater. Wife add daughter Wretha and Sadie Clark of Russell enquire at Union consolidated schools carried at the election tuesday the consolidated school proposition carried by a Good majority. The vote in the Garden Grove District was 47 against and 68 for it. In the outside districts the vote was 52 against it and 72 for it giving it a majority in the outside districts of 20 and in the Garden Grove District of 21, the proposition has been voted on so m Liy times the town credited As much in Advance As your Advance payment to the Union. Until september-1st of the Herald Patriot will be sent to All Union subscribers and they will be privileged to subscribe at the present rate of $1.50. The Herald Patriot will have charge of the collection of All subscription accounts and it is hoped that subscribers will remit promptly upon receipt of statement which will be mailed from that office. Special arrangements Are being made by the Herald Patriot to secure All the news of Russell and Vicinity in addition to giving you Hellyer sunday motored to Promise City and spent the Day. Or. And mrs. E. W. Parson and g. 11. Mckinley and wife attended the poultry culling demonstration near Chariton one Day last week. J. T. Colegrove returned from Cerar rapids Friday where he had been attending the democratic convention and also visiting old i buds air. And mrs a f. Hellyer flu Floyd Bond and family were a d. He Yerta monday even of pies is inti no or help yer in Ceil bit big his birthday and mrs. A. R. Sims and Haw of Vermont a toed up Illarion last thursday returning monday. They visited or. And urfi. Claude Husted while takes time and labor to till the soil but to make a Bank account grow is one of our customers and enjoy the privileges we extend to All our depositors. Open your account today whether Large or Man can Prophesy the future you can t foresee sickness failing crops lost position Accident or disaster. A Hank account is the greatest assistance to offset discouragement under any conditions and we Are always ready to Aid our customers to the fullest possible extent. 4 per cent interest paid on savings citizens state Bank Russell Iowa. American legion notes a Farra for Sale office. people seem to have lost interest All the news of the county and did not get out to vote As at in making our decision in re the former elections. This insures a d to Lucas c�ujnt-7, Paf Erful Quot a a a. Tilling our unexpired subscriptions the future or our Good school Here a a f. ,. A amp we reel that our subscribers Are and it is certainly a Good thing for entitled to the Best paper published this part of thai county that it has in the county. Grove pooches Best redwing buy your flour of us and you will consider baking Day a pleasure because Vou Are sure to have Good bread you can t go wrong guaranteed to satisfy or your Money Back. Peaches Texas Elberta for Canning this week. See us about the Utah and Michigan for september delivery. We can save you Money on peaches a we Bot direct and from All indications at the right time As the wholesale Market today is 25 to 50c higher per Bushel. Italian prunes we have also Bot italian prunes so see us Quick As we Only have a limited number of cases left. No show for any cheaper peaches or prunes As crops Are Short. Quot everything Good to eat quoth. Ft., to or Bot phone 59 we wish to sincerely thank our advertisers subscribers and All who have helped support the Lissell Union e. W. G Addis somebody s got to wait quite a crowd gathered at the a uth East Corner of the Square a liitle after 10 o clock saturday ev6-Iig to see two autos that had bumped together with slight dam Hes. It just can t be done this Liitt ing it up and two cars pass a Given spot at a certain second without butting together. It s iveing tried every Day or so with jut satisfactory results some body s got to wait it moment. A Osceola tribute. Coal shortage serious Des Moines save your Corn cobs your old packing boxes and your discarded and worn out furniture for you May need them next Winter. Order your Coal now or you May not get it at All. Cultivate. The habit of Usui e Iowa Coal because Illinois and Eastern fuel Are going to be As scarce As he a Teeth. That is the advice of the state transportation committee and that in the propaganda the committee has decided to Send broadcast throughout the state. Its members feel that the people of Iowa despite newspaper warnings despite losses already suffered despite agitation of All sorts Are not awake to the runs just As Well when on three legs May be you have heard All the i liver stories but when a Driver i of a a f. D. Route at Winchester j mass., hopped out of his Ford in front of a store to nurse a stalled engine be found out Why everybody along the Road had been shouting a6 him. The left front wheel of the car was absent without official leave. He thought the wheel must be near at hand but it was found Tai the Post office More than a Mil Matfay. Quot and i la be Hor swag led he told the boys. makes any difference in the Riding qualities of the b. Y. P. U. Notice the Chariton and Tussell b y. P. I. I will hold their meeting together next sunday evening in tue Chariton by it list Church. Miss Alice Reynolds. Will be the Leader for the evening All members of the Lissell b y. P. U. Era requested to attend this meeting a s there will be no meeting Here that evening. Come and bring some one else with you. We will enjoy your presence and you will enjoy the a meeting. Committee red brie engine of Ottumwa visited wednesday with friends in Kussel. Hay barn fires Are Dae destructive barn fires Are reported More or less frequently at this time of year because of spontaneous combustion in the Hay put away in the mow. The annual loss due to this cause runs up into the baud reds of thousands of dollars. Spontaneous combustion is possible with any kind of Hay but it occurs most often with Clover or Alfalfa. Three conditions encourage spontaneous combustion 1st, Hay that is Damp when stored 2nd, sufficient bulk of Hay to retain the heat that is generated in storage 3rd,- veil dilation to Supply oxygen to make the heated Hay burst into flames. The Only sure Way of dealing with spontaneous combustion is to prevent it and that requires care in curing and storing hav. Spontaneous combustion is most Likely to occur in from 4 to 0 weeks after the Hay is stored. Seriousness of the situation nor to the possibility of suffering next Winter. They believe that if something is not done to arouse the people now they will Drift on characteristically until the last minute Only to find then that conditions Are too severe for them to secure any Relief and that their action comes too late. They anticipate a most serious shortage of Coal and they believe that anything that will serve even in a makeshift Way for fuel will be in demand before the Winter ends. A a Region members Are requested to be present at the Hall tuesday evening aug. 24th As delegates will be selected to attend the state convention at Cedar rapids in september Surprise n. Ii. Ewald was most delightfully surprised monday evening when about thirty of his friends and relatives gathered at his Home in Honor of his birthday. Delightful refreshments were served and All present spent a very enjoyable evening. Band concerts Are popular the Tussell baud is How furnishing very Fine music at its regular saturday evening concerts and Are Well attended by Large crowds from All parts of the country who Coile to enjoy the Fine music and Trade with our. Merchants. A mrs. Sadie Clark visited a few Days this week at the Frank Gookin Home in Ottumwa in a in to i re. Cj>1ii�3 Bowers and daughter Iola of Charlton visited a few Days this week at the George Thompson Home. The Bible conference will meet in the Baptist Church August 11 15. Two sessions daily in the afternoon at three o clock and in the evening at Seseu thirty. Adv building your wealth a Bank works for you night and Day week after week adding cents to your dollars. Little by Little the amounts grow till each addition is a respectable sum. There does the gain come from not from your pocket. Nor from ours. It is the result of production. Money placed in a Bank is Given an Opportunity to work and to produce. Thus a Bank Quot builds your wealth. Start with a Small Deposit if you will. Add to it when you can regularly if you Oan do so. It will not be Long till you can fairly see it grow. Make this Bank your Best servant open an account with us today no Wrussell state ban Krussell Iowa. Capital and surplus $60,000.00 f a r

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