Spirit Lake Beacon Newspaper Archives Nov 7 1918, Page 5

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Spirit Lake Beacon (Newspaper) - November 7, 1918, Spirit Lake, Iowa Spirit Lake Beacon spirit Lake Iowa the store that always saves you Money v a tar Stock is Complete Quality the Best t prices the lowest special Friday saturday j Only Jar olivesi5c 1lb can Spray kist sardines23c 2lb Jar mince meat35c 3lb can peaches Markei much 25c Toina toes Large can 20c 2 for35c 1qt Jar pickles 35c 1lb can Pink Salmon 25c 1lb can red Salmon big bargain 35c a toilet soaps Reg Price 15c 2 Ifor 25i at 10c dont miss this bargain soaps Are much higher Monarch or Opal Cream of wheat 23c 1 f 1 18c size Post Toa sties 15c 2 for 25c 6c per Box 5 for 25c uncoloured Japan Tea Reg Price 70c per la at 60c Monarch Coffee 40c Grade 3 ibs Vav for buy your Coffee now and save Money As Coffee has advanced 5c per Pound the last week Calumet baking powder 30c size 25c highest Market prices paid for butter and eggs eggs this week 45c per dozen Cash phone 170 l k Maulsby of Spencer had three cars of steers froth his Terril farm on the Chicago Market a week ago which sold at which or says is the highest he has Twer received his2 Many years of handling cattle Friday night masonic regular important business miss Esther Ujj Erlton returned to her school work at new Providence Satur Day Catherine Croot returned to her school work at Lanesboro sat urday t l Cummings of Spencer Iowa visited at the j f Brett Home on Friday miss Lou Thies was called to South Dakota last week by the death of a relative mrs l d main hasacqepte4 a position As office girl for dry e w Bouslough w a Price returned the first of the week from a months stay in Oklahoma miss Mabel Clark of Montgomery visited Over sunday at the Home of or an mrs Chas Schneider mrs and Ner brother in Law will Green of Spencer visited Friday at the j w Hartman Home w h Young was at Des Moines last week where he was joined by his a Short visit or and mrs w h Asher and daughter miss Lucile were rat Esther Ville Friday the guests of the Esther Rilje grocery co or and mrs c v Mills of Des Moines announce the arrival of Char Les Mills or on sunday Noyen her 3rd Lonnie Fronk left last week for Iowa Falls where he enter dells Worth College for the student unit of the training Camp alfred1 Lientz has been suffering the past week with his Eye the result of Lig etting a piece of steel in same while grinding a rolling Cutter to a plow or and mrs Alf Groves and son returned saturday to their Home in Des Moises after a months visit at the Home of their brother e h Groves and family in the seed Corn Survey in Dickin son county it was found that every Farmei had saved a two yeat Supply of seed with the exception of less than four per cent miss Regina Nolan of Beaver Creek Minn came wednesday for afew Days visit with relatives and friends an to look after her interests in the Nolan millinery store Baldy returned last week from Seattle where he accompanied Pearl frees or Baldy did not like Seattle or frees remained and is figuring on working on the Railroad the Banks were closed on tues Day election Day but the Bankers were far Froni having any Holiday As the men in the questionnaire class kept them Busy Well into the night or and mrs e m Bower sauteed up from Sioux rapids sunday spend ing the Day at the Home of mrs g h Groom mrs Groom who has been vis iting for several Days at the Bowers Home in Sioux rapids returned with them the Hartman Auto company have Given up what is known As the old Peterson garage opposite the Stan Dard Oil station and the same Lias been leased by the Anderson sales co who moved to the same Dunajs the Coats in All colors styles and sizes at Economy prices on Sale at Christensen Bros co past week and where they will be Moufid reach Yufor business our entire Stock of Coats suits dresses and furs at reduced prices Christensen Bros co o s Jones of it Collins Colo has been in town past week visiting friends and i looking affairs x y mrs Frank Yock of Waukon Minnesota and mrs Ray Eads of Superior spent sunday at the Jake Lar son Home mrs b b Van Steenberg enter tarried a company of friends on sat urday Eveni Jig at a Surprise six Oclock dinner in Honor of or Van Steenbergh birthday anniversary Fred Heman and Hersche Hui have both been nursing some severe bruises this week As the result of the Heman Ford turning Over tuesday morning Between Arnold s Park and Milford or Heman had his Meg Hurt quite badly Many friends of or and mrs Milo Hartman Grieve with them Over the death of their infant baby Daugh Ter Betty Modne who waa born to them on Friday nov 1st the Little one Only lived a Short time Short services were held at the cemetery of Friday afternoon or and mrs e Percy run Yah of Philadelphia Penna cousins of mrs w w Snow came Friday eve for a weekend visit at the Snow Home Anil with other relatives Here and Mont Gomery and Lake Park they left monday morning for Minneapolis where or Runyan will be engaged in business for several wee Fis the mrs a c Parker Jarm in Tusculum occupied by a a Magnusen has recently been sold to h t Knight of Spencer Iowa mrs Parker and or Magnusen who have Ning the Arr on a partnership basis will hold a big closing out Sale on the place november 27th they will sell 8 horses 38 cattle 72 sheep 65 hogs together with All farm machinery Etc watch the Beacon for full particulars next week in a letter to his Mother mrs Clara Singer Jesse Singer writes be has been in the front line trenches in France but hardly Long enough to notice it he tells of writing his letter using a can of Corn beef Fortis writing desk he Speaks of fog close to a red Cross station arid Speaks of them having Given him the paper also served them with hot Choc 6late and chocolate bars Jesse sin Ger is the second son of or she having three sons in the service two of which Are across the pot id a Beautiful but private wedding occurred at High noon at St Pauls Epis Copal Church Des Moines oct 20th when Kathleen Only daughter of or an mrs Hoole of Iowa became the Bride of Lieut rus Sel of Potts u s a there were in attendance the brides father arid six officers of the 14th regiment Andi their wives the bridegrooms attend Dant was major Roger Morse the Chancel of the Church was lavishly decorated with yellow roses and Maiden hair ferns the brides Mother was unable to be present at the wedding being confined at the Chamberlain hotel with Spanish influenza for Good six Roo House four lots fruit Good place for i chickens barn or garage Small inquire of mrs e Wilt espirit Lake you can buy at a Worth while saving a new Winter suit that is enter lined for Comfort at Christensen Bros co drugs Crew pharmacy the Rexall store jewelry make Good pledge the boys fighting for you in France Are keeping their pledge to Uncle Sam Uncle Sam expects the same of you redeem the pledge you made earlier in the year to buy War saying stains the pledge your sacred Promise to loan your government Money to help win the War regard it As such make it Good today a new Brunswick for the Long evenings the Rexall store Pathe and Columbia records Kodak Germany signs news received by wire at noon stated Germany signed at 11 Oclock t if the wire reports received Here at noon today Are to be relied upon and we believe they Are actual hostilities n Europe Are or will be very soon to an end a wire was received Over the West Union that Germany the last of entente nations had signed the allies peace terms at 11 Oclock to Day mrs j q Adams at Okoboji receiv1 de a message at noon from her son b f Adams in Chicago stating his bonding House in new York had wired him to the same effect that the armistice had been signed at 11 Oclock report Moines capita Sayat denied the report 0 f Lindquist is in Minneapolis this week c e Narey is in Des Moines in business Hon l e Francis will drop into spirit Lake on saturday on his Way through Here obituary Milton Edward Cresap was the oldest son of or and mrs j f Cresap being 29 years 5 ninth and 16 Days of age atthe time of his death which occurred at Camp Han cock Georgia october 22nd 1918 of pneumonia following the Spanish influenza the 8th of october wrote his Mother he was not Well Tiitu not to worry As he was not very sick and on the 10th he wrote again saying he was in bed but Felt he would get along o k but the 18th they received a Telegram saying he was seriously ill on the 23rd word came he had passed away the 22nd this was indeed a sad blow to his relatives and friends which were Many to know Milton was to love Khim he was always anxious for those most dear to him on june 5 1917 he registered lat his Home town and he was anxious to enlist at that time but Felt he wag most de on the farm so he asked the officials which he should do and they and visited him to help on the farm until his number was called which he did july 5th he was called to appear at Neil Sylle wis he gladly answered his country Call and left with 20 other boys july 6th for Columbus Barracks Ohio he was Only there a few Days when he was sent to Camp Hancock a on account of his wanting to enlist at the time he registered he was Given the privilege of choosing his work which was a machine gunner which was his work until the time Othis death on july 13th he was put in 43rd 4th group m g t c on sept 1 he was trans Fernerd to school go 122 m g s his last cows co 66th group m t d he had been recommended by time the guard who accompanied the re Maines Home said of Milton Weall loved him his Captain wept when told of his death 2nd Lieut i n f John a Worthington wrote these words to his parents your son was an excellent Soldier and his death to mourned by the officers and men of his company his name May be justly catalogued with the heroes who died on the Battlefield of France for he too gave up his life that the world might be Safe again the body arrived monday a in at Granton wig and was brought to the Home of his parents at Lindsay wis where Short services were held on tuesday p m on account of the epidemic in our land the funeral was private but the Yard was full of sorrowing friends and neighbors who were sad indeed to part with one whom they loved and had been with such a Short time before in Good health the minister spoke highly of Milton As a regular attendant at the Church services and also faithful member of the sunday school and Epworth league after a Short ser vice his Beautiful casket covered with the stars and stripes he had died for was taken into the Yard where neighbors from Miles around were gathered and were Given a Chance to View the remains the body was Laid to rest in the Linn cemetery Many Beautiful Floral offerings were there Milton is sur Vived by his devoted parts or and mrs1 j f Cresap an Only brother Daniel who is serving his country in France three Sisters Stella and Mary at Home mrs de Richards of Greenwood wis they were All present at the funeral but the brother in France one sister died when 4 months of age at the Early age of 12 years he came to spirit Lake and lived there with his parents until the fall of 1915 when he came to Clark county wis where he lived until he was called for service Earth can never seem the same after death wipes out a name but heaven will seem More dear because of the names that Are written there obituary mrs John r Fletcher was born aug 9 1881 in Finno Norway to the parents Lars and Marie Larson she was baptized and confirmed in the lutheran Faith she was married to John r Fletcher at Humboldt Iowa they resided for a time at Esther Vilic Iowa then in Oklahoma and now during the last years at Tracey Minn Oncken with Spanish influenza which developed pneumonia of which she died Friday oct 17 at her Home in Tracey Minn husband six children a Mother and Stepfather or and mrs g Hebner a brother Lars and a sister Elida survive her to mourn Herloss she was buried in Union state Linn cemetery sunday afternoon oct 20 Rev s a Berge Esther vice officiating taken red steers Oloier can have same by identifying cattle and paying for their keep and this notice Jay Waldrip mile Olith of stoic line m m m t m f m an extraordinary closing out Sale of l a childrens Coats Coats that were carried Over but Good splendid cloth a great Deal better than can be had now one lot of ladies Coats Worth up to your Choice at a lot of childrens Coats from 4 to 8 years Worth Choice at a lot of children s Coats Ages 8 10 and Worth up Choice at a lot of childrens Coats Ages 10 12 and 14 years Worth up to All these Coats Are Tif heavy cloth and will keep you warm make your Choice while they last also a Complete line in this years styles at prices that will please you Johnsons dept store mini a men will be called soon that class 1 men flt for general service of 19 to 36 years Are to be called into Sery Iee in november and december now seems certain according to an order received by the local exemption Board from Provost marshal general Crowder Accord ing to the order Iowa will be called Ortts furnish an estimated number of men not to exceed 12 per cent of those in the 19 to 36yearold group of the september registration such a percentage would make a quota of about 100 from this county based on 827 september 12 registrants be tween 19 and 36 the order says that a provisional and temporary allotment from Iowa has been fixed at 14704 and that Calls for this number will be issued from time to time beginning soon the local Board exclusive of the 45 men being held to be sent to it Mcarthur California when the influenza situations relieved but eleven men available for general military service from the registration of june 5 1918 and August 24 1918 so that practically 90 of the quota indicated will have to be taken from the 19 to 36yearold men of the sept 12 registration there Are approximately 200 class 1 men physically qualified for general Mili tary service in the 19 to 36yearold class of the september 12 registration in this county drafts to be Henvy in n 01 in explanation of the situation the order from the Provost marshal Gen eral says that requisitions have been made upon his office bythe army for a Large number of men for november and december this demand will have to be supplied by the Early Call ing of september registrants of the 19 to 36yearold group exact allotments by states can idiot be determined at this time because the work of classification and examination is not completed but be cause the Calls Are to be made soon a provisional and temporary allot ment of 12 per cent of the septem Ber registrants from 19 to 36 years of age has been fixed from which to Supply the demands from the army the order continues that because the military program can not be delayed of the influenza Epi Demic fit May be necessary to entrain the provisional allotment of some slate before men from other states Are called the allotment by states Areto be equalized later when the september registrants available for Genera service has been fully fixed by classification and examinations in a letter from o t Madsen who is in the engineers division at Washington Barracks d c he states he has been in the City on a Short furlough for a Days he is in the six weeks training operating search lights at the present time he says As soon As the training is Over they will be on the go the most of the time he tells of he and two or three of his bunk mates going Down to the depot and while there were asked if they would assist the red Cross workers for a Short time a Hospital train containing 190 wounded soldiers just Back from the front Soo n came through most of them without legs or arms and some of them without both but he says you never saw a happier Bunch and men treated with greater respect than they were the red Cross workers worked for three hours giving them Coffee cake ice Cream and cigarettes or Madsen is very ent Hrastic Over getting Over to France before the War closes and doing his bit birth record mrs we Henry Ludke of Lloyd township a daughter Wilda May Ludke on oct 6th or and mrs Chas l Ayers son Charles Cornelius on oct 6th or and mrs James Peter Shuberg of Richland township son Henry Kenneth oct 15th or Ancl mrs William Henry whee Ler of Richland township a son har Ley Newton on oct 16th or and mrs Frank Nece of spirit Lake daughter n Anna Marie Gene Vieve on oct 24th mrs a 0 Broyles has decided to leave spirit Lake and will depart the last of the week for Oskaloosa where she will make her Home during the absence of Rev Broyles who is now m training at Columbia University he will sail the last of the week for France where he enlisted in y m c a work mrs Broyles is making the change that she might be near her Mother and also near the parents of Rev Broyles select now from our Complete Stock of ready Tower at a substantial saving at Christen sen Bros co notice the red Cross workers received their quota for november wednesday and it is urged All garment worker please be at the work room next thursday afternoon that we May get our quota As soon As possible for Smallhouse close in inquire 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