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PAGE 4 " il CLINTON NEWS J. C. Bender returned on Saturday from his trip to Minneapolis. Miss Lillio Erickson returned on Monday from her trip to the cities. Miss Clara Sweezy left on Monday to resume her school work at Manka- to. Mrs. H. M. Davis entertained a few friends at her home last Friday after- noon. Miss Addle Smith of Pleasant Val- ley visited friends and attended church here Sunday. J. L. Erickson made a business trip the first of the week to Minneapolis and Cannon Falls. Irta Finberg went to Graceville last Saturday and visited a few days at the Start(on home. There will be a vaudeville show in connection with the movies on Satur- day night, January 21. The Big Stone Ladies Aid Society met this week, Thursday afternoon with Mrs. R. D. Martinson. Miss Edith Rasmussen resumed her school duties in District 28 this week after a few weeks vacation. Miss Lubiley of St. Louis, Mo., who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. M. J. Ryan, left for her home on Monday night. I A. Larson left for St. Paul last Swaday to attend Grand Lodge, A. F. & A.M. He expects to return Sunday morning. Mrs. Bert Barton and Miss Helen arles were pleasantly entertained Jn Monday afternoon at the Charles Carlson home. $igfred Harrison left on Wednesday for Rochester to consult a specialist about his eyes which have been trou- bling him lately. Friends will be glad to hear that Mrs. Agard Hedin is improving in health and expects to be, able to re- turn home this week. Mr. and Mrs. K. Torgerson of Haw- ley, Minn., arrived in Clinton Satur- day and are visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Carl Olson. The condition of W. T. Stanton who is sick in the Graceville hospital zhows no improvement and grave fears are entertained for his recovery. Miss Selma Martinson, who has a josition as telephone operator in the ities, returned to her home in Clin- ton on Monday for a two weeks vaca- tion. Mrs Bert Barton gave a pleasant Httle card party at the hotel last Sat- urday night for Miss Helen Charles, who left this week for her home in Hancock. The Tuesday night nursing class was postponed to meet with Thurs- day's class as Miss Rogashaska was called to Morris to attend a Child WeN fare meeting. Miss Christine Steen returned to ]Iinneapolis on Monday night to take up her work as nurse in the North- western Hospital after a month's va- cation at home. Michael Seidl returned on Saturday ro his trip to Sleepy Eye where he had been to attend the annual meet- ing of the stockholders of the Steinke- Seidl Lumber Co. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Olson gave a pleasant dinner party at their home last Friday and entertained as guests the families of Abel Steen, N. J. Nel- son and Rev. Moe. The home of John Gustafson on the Lake was the scene of a most delight- ful dinner party last Sunday at which the relatives from Clinton were pres- ent, A most enjoyable time was re- ported. George Tureen was taken to the Graeeville hospital on Monday after- aon and operated on for a ruptured appendix and while such cases are al- ways serious there is now strong hope for  recovery. Mrs. Pete Wiedlund is quite sick this week with heart trouble, Martin Eriekson was taken to the GrnceviHe hospital on Wednesday and m Thursday underwent an operation for bladder trouble. Word was received by friends here #mt ]K Garden of Pleasant Valley fell Sunday night and sprained her wrist so badly that it was necessary to call a doctor and have the injured arm placed in splints. At the meeting of the Royal Neigh- t- .... last Thursday evening the mem- -s preasnted Mrs. G. H. England wkflh a ten dollar gold piece in recog- of her faithful services for  years as recorder. Mr. snd Mrs. C. A. Johnson left [a] for Minneapolis where Mr. Je will attend the lumberman's ecmwWhian after which they expect to visit lattves at Forest Lake. They  on Saturday. candidates received initia-  in the Woodman lodge night. A large number of e Woodmen were in at- tmmdam Refreshments were selwed told a good time reported. Fall and Billy went to Madison lt Saturday to visit a few days at tl home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Mrs. Dale will be remembered m  Ruth Emhoff, a former teach- er in the Clinton schools. On Friday night, January 20,-the number on the Lyceum Course progrmn will be presented at the Clin- t,m  house. This number is lbled aS rhe Tennesee Duo" and lmisu to be very good. ]hl tlm IMmketlmll game at Morris y night between the Clin- tm  school and Morris Agricul- edmml Morris was victorious 8 score of 14 to 4. Prof. Davis the boys to Morris. Om Wmlmmda7 might the Clinton (mum played besketball at BeN  with tim town team timre. 1ms quite Nv that Saturday, Jan. 21.--Alice Lake in 'The Hole in the Wall." Comedy, 'Torchy Moves In." Monday, Jan. 23 --Charles Ray in "R. S. V. P." Come- ly, Larry Somon in "The Suitor." Wednesday, Jan. 25.---James Kirk- ,rood and Helen Jerome Eddy in "The Forbidderf Thing." The M. E. Ladies Aid met in the :hurch parlors on Wednesday for their first meeting since the holiday vaca- Aon. It was interesting and argely attended and very enjoyable. efreshments were served by the fol- owing committee: Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. Lyman. The officers of the American Legion Post were reelected at their annual neeting January 5 and are as follows: :-I. C. Krook, commander; E. W. Plon- y, vice-commander; E. J. Seidl, adju- ant; A. E. Gongoll, finance officer. Yhe executive committee are S. M. Swenson, Manford Wennblom and H. W. Martinson. The Women's Auxiliary of the Am- erican Legion post held its annual election last Thursday afternoon, the following officers being chosen: Mrs. Harold Krook, president; Mrs. Chas. Carl, vice-president; Mrs. Courtney Krook, secretary, and Miss Ida Seidl, ..reasurer. Mrs. G. H. Englund, Mrs. John Knutson and Mrs. G. M. Johnson constitute the executive board. Two new members joined at this meeting making a ,membership of thirty in all. The next meeting will be held the 2nd Thursday in February at the home of Mrs. Chas. Carl. @ CORRELL NEWS A school board meeting was held Monday afternoon. The Ladies' Aid gave a supper at the school gymnasium Thursday. Mrs. C. G. Johnson and son Warren are visiting in Appleton this week. A. A. DeWall and daughter Marion were passengers to Appleton Satur- day. H. H. DeWall and F. E. Wright were business callers in Correll Sat- urday. Twins arrived" at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wilkining Monday morning. P. D. Vaughan, Wm. Sheperd and A. Splitztoser motored to Appleton Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Desso returned Monday from Red Wing where she has been spend- ing a few weeks visiting friends. The Ladies' Aid will meet at th home of Mrs. Chas. Hudson nex Thursday. All ladies are invited. Gordon and Alton Nelson who are staying in town to finish the term o school spent the week-end at thei: home. Mrs. Charles Hudson went to Or tonville Saturday afternoon to ,at ternoon to attend the funeral of Mr E. Elms. Mrs. Lena Barr and son Duncan Mrs. Cora Allpress and son Walte: and Mrs. Earl Sommers were visitor: in Appleton Saturday. I MALTA The Watkins Remedy salesman wa making calls in Malta on Monday. Last Saturday night a" number oJ Mr. Tyler's sheep were killed by dog. A nu,mher of the Malta M. W. A attended lodge in Clinton Tuesday eve ning. The E. R. Hewit family who have been having the Lagrippe are feeling much better again. Rev. T. J. Johnston of Clinton en- joyed the hospitality of the Sanders home one evening last week. Miss Mary Spallinger and Miss Ly- dia Stotesbery were callers at the Sho- quist home last Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Morrill and Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Williams spent Sun- day evening with the Cleve Williams family. A. Larson and Earle spent Saturday evening and Sunday with friends near Big Stone Lake and attended church services. Mrs. J. Hraberg, who has been tak- ing care of Mrs. Elmer Anderson and Infant, returned to her home in Al- mond last Thursday. Jens Jenson, who has been suffer- ing from an abscess of the ear for the past week is able to be out again; so Kenneth is attending school this week. The Swedish Ladies' Aid met with Mrs. Shoquist last Friday. There was a large attendance and the collection for lunch amounted to $14.35. Mrs. Mary Oberg of Moonshine invited the Aid to meet at her home Friday, Janu- ary 27. FOSTER * J Bob Jennings went to Ortonville Friday to work in the ice harvest. Abel Eastman purchased several head of feeding steers this week. Wallace Rossenlund is spending a week visiting at the Oscar Lovgren home. Ed. Colwell purchased a load of feeding pigs from Henry Lux last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stegner called at the Mike Easbman home Wednesday evening. A. J. Lawrence shipped a carload of hogs to the Soth St. Paul market Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Bower and son Lee, visited at the John Huntsinger home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Stegner Jr., and daughter Jane called at Ray Steguer's Sunday afternoon. Benj. and Ray Stegner made a busi- ness trip to Ortonville, Odessa and Big Stone last Thursday. Levi Eastman purchased a horse and several head of cattle from Mrs. Mar Ho last w THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT i ! THURSDAY, JANUARY Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bower and son Lee autoed to Traverse county last Wednesday to visit at the John PeP tier home. Mr. and Mrs. Abel Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lawrence and fam- ily were guests at the Mike Eastman home Sunday evening. There were no church services at Stephney last Sunday on account of Rev. Fenscke being called away by the serious illness of his father. The Stephney Ladies Aid will hold their next meeting with Mrs. Mike Eastman on Thursday, the nineteenth. Lunch will be served at four o'clock and all are cordially invited to at- tend. The Foster town board met at Abel Eastman's home on Tuesday evening last week to take up the matter of procuring ballot boxes and voting booths for the spring election and oth- er town business. The Sunnyside Farmers Club held its regular meeting last Friday even- ing but owing to the stormy weather the attendance was rather small. The program was shorter than usual o account of the absence of several of the members who were expected to take part. i ODESSA' I Miss Ella Mews returned Sunday from a short visit with her sisters at Renville, Minn. Richard Menzel has been transact- ing' business in Minneapolis this week. H. H. Reindl went to St. Paul Mon- day to look after business interests there. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Harem were well surprised Friday evening when a large number of autos from Odessa stopped at their door and a jolly crowd walked in. Everybody spent a most enjoyable evening. Mrs. J. W. Lenz arrived from St Paul Friday evening. Miss May DeGreef spent the week- end with friends at Milbank, S. D. Miss Constance Isolany of Presho, S. D., arrived Friday to take up thc position of assistant principal of our public schools. Miss Anna Edquist and Ada Jallc were Louisburg callers Thursday. Mr. Allen DeGreef of Big Ston City was an Odessa caller Monday. L. Zahrbock was a passenger to Ortonville Tuesday. Mrs. A. M. Semrau and Mrs. Ale Wahoske were Ortonville callers Mon day. John Haney was in Minneapolis the latter part of lash week buying truck, to finish his road job in South Dakota [ @ Northwest Almond Misses Ruth Hanson and Mayn Erickson visited school in Dist. No. 1. last Friday. Mrs. Jean McCartney and Matti visited at the Dimberg home on Mon day evening. Bert and Ed. Rothwell and Orrer Sanders were Ortonville visitors Sun- day. A social dance was held at the Hil mer Anderson home. All present re. ported a good time. Lester Rosenlund has been visiting for the past week at the McCartney home. Several of the young people were entertained Wednesday evening at the home of Mattie McCartney. The eve- ning was spent in playing games and singing. Geo. Tureen underwent a very seri- ous openation at the Graceville Hos- pital on Tuesday. @ OBITUARY ? @ Edward Elms. Edward Elms, resident of Big Stone county for nearly 35 years, passed away at Fergus Falls on Thursday. January 12. Mr. Elms, who has been in failing health for several years re- suiting from a severe attack of influ- enza, was Itaken to Fergus Falls for treatment last November. The deceased was born in Laurence county, New York on September 29, 1852, and came to Minnesota in 1887, and settled near Odessa on a home- stead. In the year 1888 he was mar- ried to Miss Louise Kluge, who sur- vives him. Mr. Elms with his family moved to Ortonville in the year 1897 where he resided up to the time of his demise. Left to mourn his death, are his wi- dow, Louise Elms, and his children, Mrs. C. E. Wiley, and Walter Elms, of this city; George E. Elms of St. Louis, Mo., Miss Elsie Elms of Seattle, Wash., and Harry Elms of Fargo, N. D. All of the children were in at- tendance at the funeral. The funeral was held Monday of this week from the Congregational church, Rev. P. J. Bockoven officiating. Burial was made in Mound cemetery. Card of Thanks. We wish to express our gratitude to the many friends for the kindnesses and love shown in our recent bereave- ment. Also for the beautiful floral of- ferings. --Mrs. E. L. Elms and family. Victor Records have gone down to pre-war prices. PALM The Jeweler I I I I I /' " J.M. CUNNINGHAM DEAD. l WANT ADS 1 @ @ One of First Settlers of Graceville Is FOR RENT--Furnished room, mod- Buried There Today. ern. Also will take limited number J.M. Cunningham, 554 Holly Ave., of boarders. Tel. 329. Mrs. Etta St. Paul, a pioneer resident of Minne- Cochran. 36- sots, died Tuesday at Chicago. Mr. FOR SALE--White pop corn that is Cunningham, who was 85 years old L Sure to pop, at 10c per pound. Write and who was one of the first settlers or phone Glen Piper, Clinton, Min- at Graceville, was buried there on nesotm 34-2p Thursday. FOR RENT--Five room house all ready for occupancy with stoves ..... set up. Inquire of W. H. Matthews, city. *35-4 FOR SALE--A few milk cows com- ing fresh soon. Ray Thyne. 36-2 SAWDUST FOR SALE--Three car- loads of sawdust for sale at a price that is right. Inquire at the Inde- pendent office. ATTENTION ROOMERS and Board- ers: I have a furnished room for rent in strictly modern house. Can also take a limited number o$ board- ers. Phone 329. Mrs. Etta Coch- ran. Ortonville. 36-1 SURE DEATH to chicken lice--just sift it in the (lust box, the hens do the rest. Cans 65c and $1.00 at the Feed Store. 36-tf W A N T E D--Ladies' and Gents' clothes to clean and press. City Tailor Shop. A. W. Young, pro- prietor. *12-tf HEMSTITCHING--Will do hemstitch- ing at 10c per yard. Mrs. A. L. Waddans. 27-tf-c FOR SALE--Ladies' and Gents' Tail- ored Suits for sale at the City Tail- or Shop. *12-tf ATTENTION FARMERS : Having rebuilt my corn sheller, I am now prepared to shell your corn and at the old price of 2c per bu- shel. Roy Wellendorf, Ortonville, phone 327, Odessa. *36-4 FOR RENT--Six modern rooms with bath, over store on main street. Phone 160. 37-tf WANTED--Girl wants position as maid or work in general store. Leave word at Independent office. Phone 297. 37-1 FOUND--A Robe. Owner may secure it by proving same and paying for this ad. Phone 18-L. 37-1 Checks and drafts in transit Due from other banks ................ $ 8595,32 Cash on Hand-- Cur. ........ $374.00 Gold ........ 427.50 Sliver ...... 413,55 Other ........ 118.72 Total cash assets $10,230.09 Checks and cash items .... Paid out for expenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... Statement of the condition of FIRST STATE BANK, Odessa, Minn., at Close of Business December 31, 1921. Resources Loans and Discounts .......... $ 98,240.04 Overdrafts ............................ 151.54 U. S. Bonds and other U. S. obligations .................. 650.00 Bonds and securities otler than those of U. S ........... 100.00 Banking house, furniture and fixtures ...................... 5,09.39 107.52 140.01 3,633.44 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Liabilities Capital Stock ...................... $ 10,000.00 Surplus fund ........................ 3,000.00 Undivided profits, net ........ 679.14 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 8,000.00 Deposits subject to check .' ......... $31,539.59 ashier's checks 883.66 Total immedi- ate liabilities 82,423.25 Time Deposits ...................... 64,459.64 Other liabilities .................. 96,882.89 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Amount of reserve on hand .................................... 10,230.09 Amount of reserve re- qnired by law ................. 7290.00 State of Minnesota, County of Big Stone--ss. We, Julius Kanne, vice-president and Ada Jallo, assistant cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. JULIUS KANNE, Vice President. ADA JALLO, Assistant Cashier. Correct Attest:H. H. Reindl, Aug. Panseh, Sr. Subscribed and sworn to before me this llth day of January, 1922, AD]k JALLO, ffotary Public. Big Stone County, Minnesot My commission expires January 29, 1924. :! NOTICE. I will continue to fill home baked goods and will them on sale at the Geisel sauer Meat Market. Mrs. strom. Phone 324-L. ' --Place your order now for Car at prices lower tban been in the history of the Company. See ad on page THE WEST Beautiful Brass Beds $30.00 Only 2 Days Left ' I During which you can buy your flout at the price of $1.98 per 49 lb. sack Many people are taking advantage of this special sale--are you? Better let us fill your order between now and Saturday night, January 21, the closing date of our special offer. SNOWDRIFT and YELLOWSTONE TRAIL Every Sack Guaranteed: North Star Elevator A. C. Saeger Grocery Ortonville, Minnesota Is the name selected by the judges for the New and Better Battery. It was sent in by S. M. Swenson of Clinton, Minnesota, who was successful in getting a new battery Free. Now We wish to thank you all for the inter- est you took in this cotest and the many good names suggested, and when the time comes that yott need a new battery we hope that we will have the pleasure of selling you a SPIT-FIRE Battery. A large number of these batteries are el- HOTEL ready sold and are cranking the Engine, Spitting Fire in the cylinders and lighting the way for our satisfied customers. Why not let one of them do it for you? The 0rtonville Auto & Supply Company Halls & Hendrickson. The M. M. Johnson Furniture Co. The above is an illustration of one of our popular met- al beds, a combination of (lull and polished brass, very ar- tistic design, thoroly substantial in construction and full double size. A very special at $30.00. Exceptional values are also being offered in etal beds enameled in plain colorings and also shown in imitation wood finishes. For those who have extra rooms to be fur- nished they are particularly desirable values. We carry a very fine line of real hair mattresses, cot- ton felt mattresses, springs and pillows. All the above mentioned articles have been marked down con:..:crably for our January sales. ! BETTER MERCHANDISE--BETTER SERVICE PAGE 4 " il CLINTON NEWS J. C. Bender returned on Saturday from his trip to Minneapolis. Miss Lillio Erickson returned on Monday from her trip to the cities. Miss Clara Sweezy left on Monday to resume her school work at Manka- to. Mrs. H. M. Davis entertained a few friends at her home last Friday after- noon. Miss Addle Smith of Pleasant Val- ley visited friends and attended church here Sunday. J. L. Erickson made a business trip the first of the week to Minneapolis and Cannon Falls. Irta Finberg went to Graceville last Saturday and visited a few days at the Start(on home. There will be a vaudeville show in connection with the movies on Satur- day night, January 21. The Big Stone Ladies Aid Society met this week, Thursday afternoon with Mrs. R. D. Martinson. Miss Edith Rasmussen resumed her school duties in District 28 this week after a few weeks vacation. Miss Lubiley of St. Louis, Mo., who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. M. J. Ryan, left for her home on Monday night. I A. Larson left for St. Paul last Swaday to attend Grand Lodge, A. F. & A.M. He expects to return Sunday morning. Mrs. Bert Barton and Miss Helen arles were pleasantly entertained Jn Monday afternoon at the Charles Carlson home. $igfred Harrison left on Wednesday for Rochester to consult a specialist about his eyes which have been trou- bling him lately. Friends will be glad to hear that Mrs. Agard Hedin is improving in health and expects to be, able to re- turn home this week. Mr. and Mrs. K. Torgerson of Haw- ley, Minn., arrived in Clinton Satur- day and are visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Carl Olson. The condition of W. T. Stanton who is sick in the Graceville hospital zhows no improvement and grave fears are entertained for his recovery. Miss Selma Martinson, who has a josition as telephone operator in the ities, returned to her home in Clin- ton on Monday for a two weeks vaca- tion. Mrs Bert Barton gave a pleasant Httle card party at the hotel last Sat- urday night for Miss Helen Charles, who left this week for her home in Hancock. The Tuesday night nursing class was postponed to meet with Thurs- day's class as Miss Rogashaska was called to Morris to attend a Child WeN fare meeting. Miss Christine Steen returned to ]Iinneapolis on Monday night to take up her work as nurse in the North- western Hospital after a month's va- cation at home. Michael Seidl returned on Saturday ro his trip to Sleepy Eye where he had been to attend the annual meet- ing of the stockholders of the Steinke- Seidl Lumber Co. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Olson gave a pleasant dinner party at their home last Friday and entertained as guests the families of Abel Steen, N. J. Nel- son and Rev. Moe. The home of John Gustafson on the Lake was the scene of a most delight- ful dinner party last Sunday at which the relatives from Clinton were pres- ent, A most enjoyable time was re- ported. George Tureen was taken to the Graeeville hospital on Monday after- aon and operated on for a ruptured appendix and while such cases are al- ways serious there is now strong hope for  recovery. Mrs. Pete Wiedlund is quite sick this week with heart trouble, Martin Eriekson was taken to the GrnceviHe hospital on Wednesday and m Thursday underwent an operation for bladder trouble. Word was received by friends here #mt ]K Garden of Pleasant Valley fell Sunday night and sprained her wrist so badly that it was necessary to call a doctor and have the injured arm placed in splints. At the meeting of the Royal Neigh- t- .... last Thursday evening the mem- -s preasnted Mrs. G. H. England wkflh a ten dollar gold piece in recog- of her faithful services for  years as recorder. Mr. snd Mrs. C. A. Johnson left [a] for Minneapolis where Mr. Je will attend the lumberman's ecmwWhian after which they expect to visit lattves at Forest Lake. They  on Saturday. candidates received initia-  in the Woodman lodge night. A large number of e Woodmen were in at- tmmdam Refreshments were selwed told a good time reported. Fall and Billy went to Madison lt Saturday to visit a few days at tl home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Mrs. Dale will be remembered m  Ruth Emhoff, a former teach- er in the Clinton schools. On Friday night, January 20,-the number on the Lyceum Course progrmn will be presented at the Clin- t,m  house. This number is lbled aS rhe Tennesee Duo" and lmisu to be very good. ]hl tlm IMmketlmll game at Morris y night between the Clin- tm  school and Morris Agricul- edmml Morris was victorious 8 score of 14 to 4. Prof. Davis the boys to Morris. Om Wmlmmda7 might the Clinton (mum played besketball at BeN  with tim town team timre. 1ms quite Nv that Saturday, Jan. 21.--Alice Lake in 'The Hole in the Wall." Comedy, 'Torchy Moves In." Monday, Jan. 23 --Charles Ray in "R. S. V. P." Come- ly, Larry Somon in "The Suitor." Wednesday, Jan. 25.---James Kirk- ,rood and Helen Jerome Eddy in "The Forbidderf Thing." The M. E. Ladies Aid met in the :hurch parlors on Wednesday for their first meeting since the holiday vaca- Aon. It was interesting and argely attended and very enjoyable. efreshments were served by the fol- owing committee: Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. Lyman. The officers of the American Legion Post were reelected at their annual neeting January 5 and are as follows: :-I. C. Krook, commander; E. W. Plon- y, vice-commander; E. J. Seidl, adju- ant; A. E. Gongoll, finance officer. Yhe executive committee are S. M. Swenson, Manford Wennblom and H. W. Martinson. The Women's Auxiliary of the Am- erican Legion post held its annual election last Thursday afternoon, the following officers being chosen: Mrs. Harold Krook, president; Mrs. Chas. Carl, vice-president; Mrs. Courtney Krook, secretary, and Miss Ida Seidl, ..reasurer. Mrs. G. H. Englund, Mrs. John Knutson and Mrs. G. M. Johnson constitute the executive board. Two new members joined at this meeting making a ,membership of thirty in all. The next meeting will be held the 2nd Thursday in February at the home of Mrs. Chas. Carl. @ CORRELL NEWS A school board meeting was held Monday afternoon. The Ladies' Aid gave a supper at the school gymnasium Thursday. Mrs. C. G. Johnson and son Warren are visiting in Appleton this week. A. A. DeWall and daughter Marion were passengers to Appleton Satur- day. H. H. DeWall and F. E. Wright were business callers in Correll Sat- urday. Twins arrived" at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wilkining Monday morning. P. D. Vaughan, Wm. Sheperd and A. Splitztoser motored to Appleton Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Desso returned Monday from Red Wing where she has been spend- ing a few weeks visiting friends. The Ladies' Aid will meet at th home of Mrs. Chas. Hudson nex Thursday. All ladies are invited. Gordon and Alton Nelson who are staying in town to finish the term o school spent the week-end at thei: home. Mrs. Charles Hudson went to Or tonville Saturday afternoon to ,at ternoon to attend the funeral of Mr E. Elms. Mrs. Lena Barr and son Duncan Mrs. Cora Allpress and son Walte: and Mrs. Earl Sommers were visitor: in Appleton Saturday. I MALTA The Watkins Remedy salesman wa making calls in Malta on Monday. Last Saturday night a" number oJ Mr. Tyler's sheep were killed by dog. A nu,mher of the Malta M. W. A attended lodge in Clinton Tuesday eve ning. The E. R. Hewit family who have been having the Lagrippe are feeling much better again. Rev. T. J. Johnston of Clinton en- joyed the hospitality of the Sanders home one evening last week. Miss Mary Spallinger and Miss Ly- dia Stotesbery were callers at the Sho- quist home last Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Morrill and Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Williams spent Sun- day evening with the Cleve Williams family. A. Larson and Earle spent Saturday evening and Sunday with friends near Big Stone Lake and attended church services. Mrs. J. Hraberg, who has been tak- ing care of Mrs. Elmer Anderson and Infant, returned to her home in Al- mond last Thursday. Jens Jenson, who has been suffer- ing from an abscess of the ear for the past week is able to be out again; so Kenneth is attending school this week. The Swedish Ladies' Aid met with Mrs. Shoquist last Friday. There was a large attendance and the collection for lunch amounted to $14.35. Mrs. Mary Oberg of Moonshine invited the Aid to meet at her home Friday, Janu- ary 27. FOSTER * J Bob Jennings went to Ortonville Friday to work in the ice harvest. Abel Eastman purchased several head of feeding steers this week. Wallace Rossenlund is spending a week visiting at the Oscar Lovgren home. Ed. Colwell purchased a load of feeding pigs from Henry Lux last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stegner called at the Mike Easbman home Wednesday evening. A. J. Lawrence shipped a carload of hogs to the Soth St. Paul market Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Bower and son Lee, visited at the John Huntsinger home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Stegner Jr., and daughter Jane called at Ray Steguer's Sunday afternoon. Benj. and Ray Stegner made a busi- ness trip to Ortonville, Odessa and Big Stone last Thursday. Levi Eastman purchased a horse and several head of cattle from Mrs. Mar Ho last w THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT i ! THURSDAY, JANUARY Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bower and son Lee autoed to Traverse county last Wednesday to visit at the John PeP tier home. Mr. and Mrs. Abel Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lawrence and fam- ily were guests at the Mike Eastman home Sunday evening. There were no church services at Stephney last Sunday on account of Rev. Fenscke being called away by the serious illness of his father. The Stephney Ladies Aid will hold their next meeting with Mrs. Mike Eastman on Thursday, the nineteenth. Lunch will be served at four o'clock and all are cordially invited to at- tend. The Foster town board met at Abel Eastman's home on Tuesday evening last week to take up the matter of procuring ballot boxes and voting booths for the spring election and oth- er town business. The Sunnyside Farmers Club held its regular meeting last Friday even- ing but owing to the stormy weather the attendance was rather small. The program was shorter than usual o account of the absence of several of the members who were expected to take part. i ODESSA' I Miss Ella Mews returned Sunday from a short visit with her sisters at Renville, Minn. Richard Menzel has been transact- ing' business in Minneapolis this week. H. H. Reindl went to St. Paul Mon- day to look after business interests there. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Harem were well surprised Friday evening when a large number of autos from Odessa stopped at their door and a jolly crowd walked in. Everybody spent a most enjoyable evening. Mrs. J. W. Lenz arrived from St Paul Friday evening. Miss May DeGreef spent the week- end with friends at Milbank, S. D. Miss Constance Isolany of Presho, S. D., arrived Friday to take up thc position of assistant principal of our public schools. Miss Anna Edquist and Ada Jallc were Louisburg callers Thursday. Mr. Allen DeGreef of Big Ston City was an Odessa caller Monday. L. Zahrbock was a passenger to Ortonville Tuesday. Mrs. A. M. Semrau and Mrs. Ale Wahoske were Ortonville callers Mon day. John Haney was in Minneapolis the latter part of lash week buying truck, to finish his road job in South Dakota [ @ Northwest Almond Misses Ruth Hanson and Mayn Erickson visited school in Dist. No. 1. last Friday. Mrs. Jean McCartney and Matti visited at the Dimberg home on Mon day evening. Bert and Ed. Rothwell and Orrer Sanders were Ortonville visitors Sun- day. A social dance was held at the Hil mer Anderson home. All present re. ported a good time. Lester Rosenlund has been visiting for the past week at the McCartney home. Several of the young people were entertained Wednesday evening at the home of Mattie McCartney. The eve- ning was spent in playing games and singing. Geo. Tureen underwent a very seri- ous openation at the Graceville Hos- pital on Tuesday. @ OBITUARY ? @ Edward Elms. Edward Elms, resident of Big Stone county for nearly 35 years, passed away at Fergus Falls on Thursday. January 12. Mr. Elms, who has been in failing health for several years re- suiting from a severe attack of influ- enza, was Itaken to Fergus Falls for treatment last November. The deceased was born in Laurence county, New York on September 29, 1852, and came to Minnesota in 1887, and settled near Odessa on a home- stead. In the year 1888 he was mar- ried to Miss Louise Kluge, who sur- vives him. Mr. Elms with his family moved to Ortonville in the year 1897 where he resided up to the time of his demise. Left to mourn his death, are his wi- dow, Louise Elms, and his children, Mrs. C. E. Wiley, and Walter Elms, of this city; George E. Elms of St. Louis, Mo., Miss Elsie Elms of Seattle, Wash., and Harry Elms of Fargo, N. D. All of the children were in at- tendance at the funeral. The funeral was held Monday of this week from the Congregational church, Rev. P. J. Bockoven officiating. Burial was made in Mound cemetery. Card of Thanks. We wish to express our gratitude to the many friends for the kindnesses and love shown in our recent bereave- ment. Also for the beautiful floral of- ferings. --Mrs. E. L. Elms and family. Victor Records have gone down to pre-war prices. PALM The Jeweler I I I I I /' " J.M. CUNNINGHAM DEAD. l WANT ADS 1 @ @ One of First Settlers of Graceville Is FOR RENT--Furnished room, mod- Buried There Today. ern. Also will take limited number J.M. Cunningham, 554 Holly Ave., of boarders. Tel. 329. Mrs. Etta St. Paul, a pioneer resident of Minne- Cochran. 36- sots, died Tuesday at Chicago. Mr. FOR SALE--White pop corn that is Cunningham, who was 85 years old L Sure to pop, at 10c per pound. Write and who was one of the first settlers or phone Glen Piper, Clinton, Min- at Graceville, was buried there on nesotm 34-2p Thursday. FOR RENT--Five room house all ready for occupancy with stoves ..... set up. Inquire of W. H. Matthews, city. *35-4 FOR SALE--A few milk cows com- ing fresh soon. Ray Thyne. 36-2 SAWDUST FOR SALE--Three car- loads of sawdust for sale at a price that is right. Inquire at the Inde- pendent office. ATTENTION ROOMERS and Board- ers: I have a furnished room for rent in strictly modern house. Can also take a limited number o$ board- ers. Phone 329. Mrs. Etta Coch- ran. Ortonville. 36-1 SURE DEATH to chicken lice--just sift it in the (lust box, the hens do the rest. Cans 65c and $1.00 at the Feed Store. 36-tf W A N T E D--Ladies' and Gents' clothes to clean and press. City Tailor Shop. A. W. Young, pro- prietor. *12-tf HEMSTITCHING--Will do hemstitch- ing at 10c per yard. Mrs. A. L. Waddans. 27-tf-c FOR SALE--Ladies' and Gents' Tail- ored Suits for sale at the City Tail- or Shop. *12-tf ATTENTION FARMERS : Having rebuilt my corn sheller, I am now prepared to shell your corn and at the old price of 2c per bu- shel. Roy Wellendorf, Ortonville, phone 327, Odessa. *36-4 FOR RENT--Six modern rooms with bath, over store on main street. Phone 160. 37-tf WANTED--Girl wants position as maid or work in general store. Leave word at Independent office. Phone 297. 37-1 FOUND--A Robe. Owner may secure it by proving same and paying for this ad. Phone 18-L. 37-1 Checks and drafts in transit Due from other banks ................ $ 8595,32 Cash on Hand-- Cur. ........ $374.00 Gold ........ 427.50 Sliver ...... 413,55 Other ........ 118.72 Total cash assets $10,230.09 Checks and cash items .... Paid out for expenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... Statement of the condition of FIRST STATE BANK, Odessa, Minn., at Close of Business December 31, 1921. Resources Loans and Discounts .......... $ 98,240.04 Overdrafts ............................ 151.54 U. S. Bonds and other U. S. obligations .................. 650.00 Bonds and securities otler than those of U. S ........... 100.00 Banking house, furniture and fixtures ...................... 5,09.39 107.52 140.01 3,633.44 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Liabilities Capital Stock ...................... $ 10,000.00 Surplus fund ........................ 3,000.00 Undivided profits, net ........ 679.14 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 8,000.00 Deposits subject to check .' ......... $31,539.59 ashier's checks 883.66 Total immedi- ate liabilities 82,423.25 Time Deposits ...................... 64,459.64 Other liabilities .................. 96,882.89 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Amount of reserve on hand .................................... 10,230.09 Amount of reserve re- qnired by law ................. 7290.00 State of Minnesota, County of Big Stone--ss. We, Julius Kanne, vice-president and Ada Jallo, assistant cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. JULIUS KANNE, Vice President. ADA JALLO, Assistant Cashier. Correct Attest:H. H. Reindl, Aug. Panseh, Sr. Subscribed and sworn to before me this llth day of January, 1922, AD]k JALLO, ffotary Public. Big Stone County, Minnesot My commission expires January 29, 1924. :! NOTICE. I will continue to fill home baked goods and will them on sale at the Geisel sauer Meat Market. Mrs. strom. Phone 324-L. ' --Place your order now for Car at prices lower tban been in the history of the Company. See ad on page THE WEST Beautiful Brass Beds $30.00 Only 2 Days Left ' I During which you can buy your flout at the price of $1.98 per 49 lb. sack Many people are taking advantage of this special sale--are you? Better let us fill your order between now and Saturday night, January 21, the closing date of our special offer. SNOWDRIFT and YELLOWSTONE TRAIL Every Sack Guaranteed: North Star Elevator A. C. Saeger Grocery Ortonville, Minnesota Is the name selected by the judges for the New and Better Battery. It was sent in by S. M. Swenson of Clinton, Minnesota, who was successful in getting a new battery Free. Now We wish to thank you all for the inter- est you took in this cotest and the many good names suggested, and when the time comes that yott need a new battery we hope that we will have the pleasure of selling you a SPIT-FIRE Battery. A large number of these batteries are el- HOTEL ready sold and are cranking the Engine, Spitting Fire in the cylinders and lighting the way for our satisfied customers. Why not let one of them do it for you? The 0rtonville Auto & Supply Company Halls & Hendrickson. The M. M. Johnson Furniture Co. The above is an illustration of one of our popular met- al beds, a combination of (lull and polished brass, very ar- tistic design, thoroly substantial in construction and full double size. A very special at $30.00. Exceptional values are also being offered in etal beds enameled in plain colorings and also shown in imitation wood finishes. For those who have extra rooms to be fur- nished they are particularly desirable values. We carry a very fine line of real hair mattresses, cot- ton felt mattresses, springs and pillows. All the above mentioned articles have been marked down con:..:crably for our January sales. ! BETTER MERCHANDISE--BETTER SERVICE PAGE 4 THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT I Saturday, Jan. 21.--Al[ce Lake in J CLINTON NEW S |1 +The Hole in the WalL. Comedy -- -- --@[ 'Torchy Moves In." Monday, J. 23 J. C. Bender nted on Saturday J Char es Ra m hJs trip to Minapolls+ Jy, Larry Sn in "The Kiss Lillle Vednesday ' Jan. Nonday fm her tr to+] friends at h home last Flfday after-' ass Addle Smi of Plent VI- i 1 qsited friends d attended ehuh   Sday. J. L. Elelon made a business uql the first of the wk to Mleallit and Cm.ll0n Faas. ,lurday ud slted a few days a the Staten home. day nht. Janl 7 21. The  Stone Li A+d Soeiet met tls k, Thueday aftemoor th  P D. Martn. lmol dutles in DIstlict 28 this after a few weeks vatlon. e Llley cf St+ Louis, Me., who I be "siting her sister, Mrs. M. J. Ryan, legt for her hoao on Monday sht. l .. n left for St. Paul last -ay to attd Grand Lodge, A. F.  + He exacts to return Sunday matting. M Bel Barton and Miss Helen rles  plstly , ',day sftenon at the Charles Carlson home.  Sigfll Harrison left on Wednesday r Roeher to consult a specialist about his eyes which have en bg Im lately. Frlen 11 be glad to Ilr A' Hedm is improving In health d   be, able to re-  home t1 weeL Mr. d M. K. Torgern of Haw- 1, MI, mtved in Clinton Sa dy and  "sitIng at the home of  daughter, M. Carl Olson. The eonon of W. T. StanCh who  sick in the Greville hospltt aes  Impmnnt and grave t are at.k,lt for his rory. Mi Im Mailings, who has  Aeil  lephone olrator in the etttes, e to her home in CIin-   Morally for a t weeks va- Mrs. Bert Bm'on ga a pleasanl Hle rd party at tile hotel last Sat. y ,lgKt for Mlas Helen Chle who h tl k for her home ir The y night nmng elas wu ,t to mt ,Mth Thurs- d'm  M Miss Rogashka was ell to Morris to attend a Child Wel-  Clne Steen tu  ]tll en Monday night to te p r work  nu in the North.  Hospital after a month's ya- maha. Mhhl tI ued on Sataay :1 his trip to Sleepy Eye whe he had bn to attend the annual t- 1 of the eeolde of the Stenk tdl Lmr Co. Mr. and M ,  Olin gave a plt  pari at their home  lddy d enterln  ts  faili of Abel Stun, N. J. Nel-   of 'ohn Gustefson on the  was the ne of a most delight- 11 dingo p, IIt Sunday at whtch e ltv from Cl+nton wen p- eat. A most nJoyable time was + Glrl Tm was tak t the GnlMIle Ipll on [onday fr- N d omt on for a p   while such  an al- wa!  there i now stng hope . Pe Wldlund Is quite sick  Ek w tken to the  t.l on We4aetay and Word m dvl by friends here    4 Plmt Valley 111 W night d ralned r   dly t it was nM '- 1 ulay ln the m- i   atl sels fori  ll atel the luml' m 'r wt.leh they exlet t    the Woman led   A large nber  lent were sed   1 Btlly went to M4i I y to it a f days at  m  the Leum Cou p 1  t at e Cli- mm  This nmber ie Forbddeff Thing." The M. E. Ladies Aid met Jn the hureh parlo on Wednesday for their first meeting since the holiday vaca- on. It was interesting and argely attended and very enjoyable. y the lol- owing mmitt: Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Lyman. The omce of the American Legion I. C. Kok, mmande y. vlce-commander; E. . Sed, adin- :ant; A. E. GengoB, finance the executive comittee  S. M. 3wenson, Manford Wennblom and H. W. Matnson. he Women's Auxiliary of the Am* Igion post hehl afteoon, the fellowng 9mcem being ChOSen lald Krook, president; Mrs. Cha Carl, vice-president; Mrs. Conrtney Kmok, cretary, and Mi Ida Seidl, Mrs+ G. H. Englund, Mrs the new members joined at malting a embehip of thirty In al Mrs. Chas. Carl, CO.ELL i A school board meeting was held Monday aLemoon+ The Ladies' Aid the hool gymnium Thuday+ a vslting in Appleton this wea. A. A. DeWall and daughter Me'on we psengers to Appleton Satur- day. H. H. DeWall and F. . Wright we bine eelers n Cecil Sat urday. Twins arved at the home of Mr. and M. Chtis Wil)fining Monday mong. P, I). Vaughan, Win. Sheperd and A. Splitztor motod to Appleton tuesday eteoe Mrs. Desso retued Monday from Red Wng when she has been spend. ins a few wks sitng ttends. The Ladies' Aid will mt at th ome of M. Chu. Hudson nexl Phursday. AlL ladies am invited. Gordon and Alton Neigh taylng in town to fidsh the te o school spent the week-end at the home. Mrs. Charl Hudson nt to Or tomdlle Saturday teeon to ,at ten to attend the ul of Mr E+ Elms. Mrs. Lena Br d n Dunn M+ Corn Allpss and and M. Earl Sommers were visit in Appleton Saturday. MALTA The Watkins Remedy salesman wa making calls Jn Malta  Monday. Last Saturday nigl r. Tyier's shp were frilled by + dog. A nher of the Malta M. W. A attended 10dg nag. The E. R. Hewtt famBy who haw bn much better again. Rev. T. J. ohnston of joyed the hospitality of the home one enlng l wl Miss Mary Spallinger d Miss Ly- dia Stoteshery we callers at the She+ qtst hn last Sunday evening. Mr. and M. F. E. Molll d and M+ D. A. Williams spent Sun- day enlug wth the Chve WiBls family. A. Laraon d Ears spent Saturday ven ng and Sunday wth friends ns Big Stone Lake and attended M. J, Hnlberg, who has been tak+ Lng Infan rtumed to her home in mend last Thsday. Jens Jean. who hM be ng past week Is able to be out agaln Kenth fs attendlng school thla week. The 'wedib . Shoqaist lut Friday. a larg [ leh amounted to $1436. Mr ary Oberg of Moonshine lavlted the Id to mt at her home FIday. Janu- ary 27. " FOSTER Bo enning went Friday to work in the i halest. Abel Etmsn puhased head of feeding steer this wek. Wall Rossenlund is spendln ek dtlng at the Oscar Lavgren home. Ed. Colwell purdMed a load of eediug pigs from Hry Lux last: Friday. Mr, and Mr Ray Stgner called a the Me Eatra home Wednesda eyeing. A. J. Lawren shipped a load o hogs to ths oth St. Paul Turady. Lee, ited at the home Sda ay.. Mr. and . Berd. Stegn Jr., an daughter J.n eldl at Ray Stgae/ Sunday afteran. ]nL and Ray  made a busi. nta trip to OrtcniHe, Odua Big Sto last Thtanglay. Lcri gagman parehucd and tmral luald o! eatt Mr. and Mrs. wm. Bower Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Abel Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. A+ J. Laenee and f- ily wen guest at the Mike Etman home Sday evening. Then were no church servs at Stephney last Sunday on account of Rev. Fenke being lled away by the rous Illness of hs father. The Stephney l,adi Aid will hold with Lunch Will be se are cordially invited tend. The Foster tow home on Tuesday ning to take up the tter of preenrlng ballot hexes and vnting prlr business. The Snyslde Faers Club held its gular mting it Friday even- ing hut owing to the stoy wther he attendance was horter than of seral he members who were expired take part. 1 ODESSA' Mss Ella Mews tned a short visit with her sisters at Renville, Minn. Richard Menl has been transact ing busness in Minneapolis this week. day to look after business nterosts Mr. and Mrs. sarprlsed Fday evenLr in. Everybody spent a most enjoyab, evenlng. M. J. W+ Lenz arrived fnm St Paul Friday evening. Miss May DeGef spent the week- frienda at Mflbank, 8. D. Miss Constance Isoly of Presho S. D., arrved Friday to take up the positon of sistant prnclpal of OUL public hoele. Miss Anna Edquist and Ada Jallc we Louhburg callers Thursday. Mr. Allen DeGl.eef of Big Stont City was an Odessa caller Monday+ I. Zahrbeek was a pasnger to Ortonlle Tuday. M.  M. Semu and Mrs AI Waheske wen Ortonvll day. John Hey was in Mnnpolis th+ latter part of as,wk buy/ng truekt to flrdsh hla ad j Northwest Almond Misses Ruth Hanson d Ma3 last Fday. Mr Jean MeCarney and day enin Bert d anders we Ortonvl day. A ial d s hel All orted a good 6me. Laster Ronld h been vi+itig for the past wk at the MeCartne m. Several nf the yog people we tertalned Wednesday enln at the home of Matti MeCartne The ev nlng w spt in playing ges d slnglng. Gee. an dent a very lq- ptal on Tuesday. i OBITUARY Edward Elms. unty for nearly 85 a at Fergus Fall.  Thursday Januy 12. Mr. Elms who has bee in fa Ins suiting fm a re attack of lr to Fgs ty, New york on Septmb 29, tead. In the ed to MIM Loui Kluge, Mr. where he sded up to the time of hi rse. Left to mourn hie dth. are bls wi- dow, Lo Elms, d ]ds ddldn, Mr C. E. Wtley, and Walter Elms, of this ty; George E. Elm. ef St. Los, Me.. Miss ELsie Elms of Seattle, Wash., and Harry Elms of Fa/gc N. D. All of the childn tendee at the faaeraL Ths funeral was held Monday of this week from the Congregat|nnal :hh, Card of ank. We wish to express nut gratitude he  --M E. I Elms and fily. Victor Records have gone down to pre-war prices, PALM The Jeweler WANT ADS RENT--FuIshed m, ern, Also will take of boarders. Tel. 329. Coohran. pop co that is su to pop, at 0c per pound, Writ or phone Glen Piper, Clinton, Min nesota. 34 FOR RENT--Five rm ady or with t up. city. milk s com. Ing fsh soon. Ry Thyne. 86- SALF--The r. loads of sawdust for sale at a pri that is righ Inqn at the Ind pendent om. ATTENTION ROOMERS d Board- era: I have a fhed nt n strletly mndern al take a limited number of board e. Phone 29. Mrs. Etta Coch- ran. Ortonville. DEATH to chicken [icjust sift it in tha dnst box, the hens do the rest+ Cans 65e and $1.00 at the Feed Store. and Gents' eloth to cln and p City Taler Shop. A+ W. Tog, p- praetor+ "12-ff do hemstitch- ing at 10c per yard. M. A. L. Waddas. 27-tf-e er ghop. FARMERS: Havlng rebuilt my  am nowpped to shel d at the eld sh. Roy Weliendorf, phone 827, Odess *-4 hath, over store on main Phone 160+ maid or work in general sam. Leave +o at /ndepndent omee. 297, it by proving  and paying for this ad+ Phone 18-L, BANK, Odea, Minn. Resour 8. ebgationa ................. oer than tho of U. S ........... B]fin house, frnit and ns ...................... Chesl and drafts in tmnmt Due from other breaks ................ $ 8.,1t2 Cash  Hand- .. 413, 10,0. and eh Jtas .... Paid out for exlns et. in ee ef eings...... S,84 Total .......................... $118. Li.hiliti Stock .................. $ 10,0. ul fund .................... 3,. Undlded profits, net ........ Notes reted and bills paybl CIlts b t to eek ........1.9.9 3ashier', eheel 888.66 Total m- .................... 6'1,459.64 Total .................................. $I18,2+0k Amount ef re.rye on haad ................................... 102.00.0@ Amount of mee qulmd b law ................ 700 stat of Mlnnta, County 4 Btg Ston We,/ullm Kanm the above at.tempt the best of our karl ad beli ADA ALLO, lsnt er  AttI:--H. H P, Sr, 19. M mmlsst expls ruary 29, THE WEST HOTEL Mtnqmtl& Mnemta. Following t h waward tm4 ia pm l mev elfer- Ig xma at--- 1 to O--Wimt Bath I@,.N hi MgN---W Bath With Mkrate PI4eed --Caf*--- lac J. M. CUNNINGHAM DEAD. NOTICE. -- 1 m to fill 9he of First home baked goods and  Buried There Tday. J. M. Cunnlngham, 54 Holly Ave. . Paul, a pioneer sident Phone 324-L. . ota, died Tuesday at Chicago. Mr. iCunningh who w 85 years old --Piney land who was one of the fi  sat1 Ear at at Graeevlte, was bured them been in tKe history of the F i Thursday Company. Beautiful Brass Beds $30.00 aI beds, a combination of dull and tistle design, thoroly ubsttial double size+ A very special at $30+0. Exeeptienal values e also being oifered in tal beds enameled in plain colorings and also shown n wood finishes. For thos nisbed they a partlcv3arly desible values. We carry a very fine line of al hai ton felt mass, spnngs d pillows. A be mentioned articles have been marked down con, cb]y, for our Jry sales. BETTER MERCIIANDISE--BE]TfR SERVICE The M. M. Johnson Furniture 0nly 2 Days I i During which you can buy your at the price of $1.98 per 49 lb. sack Many people are taking advantage of this special sale--are youP Better let us fill you order b n and Sat urds night, Jry 21, the dosing date of our speeild offer. SNOWDRIFP a YELLOWSTONE TRA|L ],re Sack Guaranteed. North Star Elevator A. C. Saeger Grocery Or tonvilie, Minnesota Spit-Fire Is the name selected by the judges for the New and Better Battery. It was sent in by ; S. M. Swenson of Clinton, Minnesota, who was successful in getting a new battery Free. Now ice wish to thank you all for the inter-, est you took in this contest and the many good names suggested, and when the time : comes that you need a new battery we hope that we will have the pleasure of selling you ,i a SPIT-FIRE Battery. A large number of these batteries are al- ready sold and are cranking the Engine, Spitting Fire in the cylinders and lighting the way for our satisfied customers. Why not let one of them do it for you? The 0rtonviIIe Auto & Supply Company Halls & Hendricks PAGE 4 " il CLINTON NEWS J. C. Bender returned on Saturday from his trip to Minneapolis. Miss Lillio Erickson returned on Monday from her trip to the cities. Miss Clara Sweezy left on Monday to resume her school work at Manka- to. Mrs. H. M. Davis entertained a few friends at her home last Friday after- noon. Miss Addle Smith of Pleasant Val- ley visited friends and attended church here Sunday. J. L. Erickson made a business trip the first of the week to Minneapolis and Cannon Falls. Irta Finberg went to Graceville last Saturday and visited a few days at the Start(on home. There will be a vaudeville show in connection with the movies on Satur- day night, January 21. The Big Stone Ladies Aid Society met this week, Thursday afternoon with Mrs. R. D. Martinson. Miss Edith Rasmussen resumed her school duties in District 28 this week after a few weeks vacation. Miss Lubiley of St. Louis, Mo., who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. M. J. Ryan, left for her home on Monday night. I A. Larson left for St. Paul last Swaday to attend Grand Lodge, A. F. & A.M. He expects to return Sunday morning. Mrs. Bert Barton and Miss Helen arles were pleasantly entertained Jn Monday afternoon at the Charles Carlson home. $igfred Harrison left on Wednesday for Rochester to consult a specialist about his eyes which have been trou- bling him lately. Friends will be glad to hear that Mrs. Agard Hedin is improving in health and expects to be, able to re- turn home this week. Mr. and Mrs. K. Torgerson of Haw- ley, Minn., arrived in Clinton Satur- day and are visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Carl Olson. The condition of W. T. Stanton who is sick in the Graceville hospital zhows no improvement and grave fears are entertained for his recovery. Miss Selma Martinson, who has a josition as telephone operator in the ities, returned to her home in Clin- ton on Monday for a two weeks vaca- tion. Mrs Bert Barton gave a pleasant Httle card party at the hotel last Sat- urday night for Miss Helen Charles, who left this week for her home in Hancock. The Tuesday night nursing class was postponed to meet with Thurs- day's class as Miss Rogashaska was called to Morris to attend a Child WeN fare meeting. Miss Christine Steen returned to ]Iinneapolis on Monday night to take up her work as nurse in the North- western Hospital after a month's va- cation at home. Michael Seidl returned on Saturday ro his trip to Sleepy Eye where he had been to attend the annual meet- ing of the stockholders of the Steinke- Seidl Lumber Co. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Olson gave a pleasant dinner party at their home last Friday and entertained as guests the families of Abel Steen, N. J. Nel- son and Rev. Moe. The home of John Gustafson on the Lake was the scene of a most delight- ful dinner party last Sunday at which the relatives from Clinton were pres- ent, A most enjoyable time was re- ported. George Tureen was taken to the Graeeville hospital on Monday after- aon and operated on for a ruptured appendix and while such cases are al- ways serious there is now strong hope for  recovery. Mrs. Pete Wiedlund is quite sick this week with heart trouble, Martin Eriekson was taken to the GrnceviHe hospital on Wednesday and m Thursday underwent an operation for bladder trouble. Word was received by friends here #mt ]K Garden of Pleasant Valley fell Sunday night and sprained her wrist so badly that it was necessary to call a doctor and have the injured arm placed in splints. At the meeting of the Royal Neigh- t- .... last Thursday evening the mem- -s preasnted Mrs. G. H. England wkflh a ten dollar gold piece in recog- of her faithful services for  years as recorder. Mr. snd Mrs. C. A. Johnson left [a] for Minneapolis where Mr. Je will attend the lumberman's ecmwWhian after which they expect to visit lattves at Forest Lake. They  on Saturday. candidates received initia-  in the Woodman lodge night. A large number of e Woodmen were in at- tmmdam Refreshments were selwed told a good time reported. Fall and Billy went to Madison lt Saturday to visit a few days at tl home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Mrs. Dale will be remembered m  Ruth Emhoff, a former teach- er in the Clinton schools. On Friday night, January 20,-the number on the Lyceum Course progrmn will be presented at the Clin- t,m  house. This number is lbled aS rhe Tennesee Duo" and lmisu to be very good. ]hl tlm IMmketlmll game at Morris y night between the Clin- tm  school and Morris Agricul- edmml Morris was victorious 8 score of 14 to 4. Prof. Davis the boys to Morris. Om Wmlmmda7 might the Clinton (mum played besketball at BeN  with tim town team timre. 1ms quite Nv that Saturday, Jan. 21.--Alice Lake in 'The Hole in the Wall." Comedy, 'Torchy Moves In." Monday, Jan. 23 --Charles Ray in "R. S. V. P." Come- ly, Larry Somon in "The Suitor." Wednesday, Jan. 25.---James Kirk- ,rood and Helen Jerome Eddy in "The Forbidderf Thing." The M. E. Ladies Aid met in the :hurch parlors on Wednesday for their first meeting since the holiday vaca- Aon. It was interesting and argely attended and very enjoyable. efreshments were served by the fol- owing committee: Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. Lyman. The officers of the American Legion Post were reelected at their annual neeting January 5 and are as follows: :-I. C. Krook, commander; E. W. Plon- y, vice-commander; E. J. Seidl, adju- ant; A. E. Gongoll, finance officer. Yhe executive committee are S. M. Swenson, Manford Wennblom and H. W. Martinson. The Women's Auxiliary of the Am- erican Legion post held its annual election last Thursday afternoon, the following officers being chosen: Mrs. Harold Krook, president; Mrs. Chas. Carl, vice-president; Mrs. Courtney Krook, secretary, and Miss Ida Seidl, ..reasurer. Mrs. G. H. Englund, Mrs. John Knutson and Mrs. G. M. Johnson constitute the executive board. Two new members joined at this meeting making a ,membership of thirty in all. The next meeting will be held the 2nd Thursday in February at the home of Mrs. Chas. Carl. @ CORRELL NEWS A school board meeting was held Monday afternoon. The Ladies' Aid gave a supper at the school gymnasium Thursday. Mrs. C. G. Johnson and son Warren are visiting in Appleton this week. A. A. DeWall and daughter Marion were passengers to Appleton Satur- day. H. H. DeWall and F. E. Wright were business callers in Correll Sat- urday. Twins arrived" at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wilkining Monday morning. P. D. Vaughan, Wm. Sheperd and A. Splitztoser motored to Appleton Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Desso returned Monday from Red Wing where she has been spend- ing a few weeks visiting friends. The Ladies' Aid will meet at th home of Mrs. Chas. Hudson nex Thursday. All ladies are invited. Gordon and Alton Nelson who are staying in town to finish the term o school spent the week-end at thei: home. Mrs. Charles Hudson went to Or tonville Saturday afternoon to ,at ternoon to attend the funeral of Mr E. Elms. Mrs. Lena Barr and son Duncan Mrs. Cora Allpress and son Walte: and Mrs. Earl Sommers were visitor: in Appleton Saturday. I MALTA The Watkins Remedy salesman wa making calls in Malta on Monday. Last Saturday night a" number oJ Mr. Tyler's sheep were killed by dog. A nu,mher of the Malta M. W. A attended lodge in Clinton Tuesday eve ning. The E. R. Hewit family who have been having the Lagrippe are feeling much better again. Rev. T. J. Johnston of Clinton en- joyed the hospitality of the Sanders home one evening last week. Miss Mary Spallinger and Miss Ly- dia Stotesbery were callers at the Sho- quist home last Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Morrill and Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Williams spent Sun- day evening with the Cleve Williams family. A. Larson and Earle spent Saturday evening and Sunday with friends near Big Stone Lake and attended church services. Mrs. J. Hraberg, who has been tak- ing care of Mrs. Elmer Anderson and Infant, returned to her home in Al- mond last Thursday. Jens Jenson, who has been suffer- ing from an abscess of the ear for the past week is able to be out again; so Kenneth is attending school this week. The Swedish Ladies' Aid met with Mrs. Shoquist last Friday. There was a large attendance and the collection for lunch amounted to $14.35. Mrs. Mary Oberg of Moonshine invited the Aid to meet at her home Friday, Janu- ary 27. FOSTER * J Bob Jennings went to Ortonville Friday to work in the ice harvest. Abel Eastman purchased several head of feeding steers this week. Wallace Rossenlund is spending a week visiting at the Oscar Lovgren home. Ed. Colwell purchased a load of feeding pigs from Henry Lux last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stegner called at the Mike Easbman home Wednesday evening. A. J. Lawrence shipped a carload of hogs to the Soth St. Paul market Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Bower and son Lee, visited at the John Huntsinger home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Stegner Jr., and daughter Jane called at Ray Steguer's Sunday afternoon. Benj. and Ray Stegner made a busi- ness trip to Ortonville, Odessa and Big Stone last Thursday. Levi Eastman purchased a horse and several head of cattle from Mrs. Mar Ho last w THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT i ! THURSDAY, JANUARY Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bower and son Lee autoed to Traverse county last Wednesday to visit at the John PeP tier home. Mr. and Mrs. Abel Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lawrence and fam- ily were guests at the Mike Eastman home Sunday evening. There were no church services at Stephney last Sunday on account of Rev. Fenscke being called away by the serious illness of his father. The Stephney Ladies Aid will hold their next meeting with Mrs. Mike Eastman on Thursday, the nineteenth. Lunch will be served at four o'clock and all are cordially invited to at- tend. The Foster town board met at Abel Eastman's home on Tuesday evening last week to take up the matter of procuring ballot boxes and voting booths for the spring election and oth- er town business. The Sunnyside Farmers Club held its regular meeting last Friday even- ing but owing to the stormy weather the attendance was rather small. The program was shorter than usual o account of the absence of several of the members who were expected to take part. i ODESSA' I Miss Ella Mews returned Sunday from a short visit with her sisters at Renville, Minn. Richard Menzel has been transact- ing' business in Minneapolis this week. H. H. Reindl went to St. Paul Mon- day to look after business interests there. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Harem were well surprised Friday evening when a large number of autos from Odessa stopped at their door and a jolly crowd walked in. Everybody spent a most enjoyable evening. Mrs. J. W. Lenz arrived from St Paul Friday evening. Miss May DeGreef spent the week- end with friends at Milbank, S. D. Miss Constance Isolany of Presho, S. D., arrived Friday to take up thc position of assistant principal of our public schools. Miss Anna Edquist and Ada Jallc were Louisburg callers Thursday. Mr. Allen DeGreef of Big Ston City was an Odessa caller Monday. L. Zahrbock was a passenger to Ortonville Tuesday. Mrs. A. M. Semrau and Mrs. Ale Wahoske were Ortonville callers Mon day. John Haney was in Minneapolis the latter part of lash week buying truck, to finish his road job in South Dakota [ @ Northwest Almond Misses Ruth Hanson and Mayn Erickson visited school in Dist. No. 1. last Friday. Mrs. Jean McCartney and Matti visited at the Dimberg home on Mon day evening. Bert and Ed. Rothwell and Orrer Sanders were Ortonville visitors Sun- day. A social dance was held at the Hil mer Anderson home. All present re. ported a good time. Lester Rosenlund has been visiting for the past week at the McCartney home. Several of the young people were entertained Wednesday evening at the home of Mattie McCartney. The eve- ning was spent in playing games and singing. Geo. Tureen underwent a very seri- ous openation at the Graceville Hos- pital on Tuesday. @ OBITUARY ? @ Edward Elms. Edward Elms, resident of Big Stone county for nearly 35 years, passed away at Fergus Falls on Thursday. January 12. Mr. Elms, who has been in failing health for several years re- suiting from a severe attack of influ- enza, was Itaken to Fergus Falls for treatment last November. The deceased was born in Laurence county, New York on September 29, 1852, and came to Minnesota in 1887, and settled near Odessa on a home- stead. In the year 1888 he was mar- ried to Miss Louise Kluge, who sur- vives him. Mr. Elms with his family moved to Ortonville in the year 1897 where he resided up to the time of his demise. Left to mourn his death, are his wi- dow, Louise Elms, and his children, Mrs. C. E. Wiley, and Walter Elms, of this city; George E. Elms of St. Louis, Mo., Miss Elsie Elms of Seattle, Wash., and Harry Elms of Fargo, N. D. All of the children were in at- tendance at the funeral. The funeral was held Monday of this week from the Congregational church, Rev. P. J. Bockoven officiating. Burial was made in Mound cemetery. Card of Thanks. We wish to express our gratitude to the many friends for the kindnesses and love shown in our recent bereave- ment. Also for the beautiful floral of- ferings. --Mrs. E. L. Elms and family. Victor Records have gone down to pre-war prices. PALM The Jeweler I I I I I /' " J.M. CUNNINGHAM DEAD. l WANT ADS 1 @ @ One of First Settlers of Graceville Is FOR RENT--Furnished room, mod- Buried There Today. ern. Also will take limited number J.M. Cunningham, 554 Holly Ave., of boarders. Tel. 329. Mrs. Etta St. Paul, a pioneer resident of Minne- Cochran. 36- sots, died Tuesday at Chicago. Mr. FOR SALE--White pop corn that is Cunningham, who was 85 years old L Sure to pop, at 10c per pound. Write and who was one of the first settlers or phone Glen Piper, Clinton, Min- at Graceville, was buried there on nesotm 34-2p Thursday. FOR RENT--Five room house all ready for occupancy with stoves ..... set up. Inquire of W. H. Matthews, city. *35-4 FOR SALE--A few milk cows com- ing fresh soon. Ray Thyne. 36-2 SAWDUST FOR SALE--Three car- loads of sawdust for sale at a price that is right. Inquire at the Inde- pendent office. ATTENTION ROOMERS and Board- ers: I have a furnished room for rent in strictly modern house. Can also take a limited number o$ board- ers. Phone 329. Mrs. Etta Coch- ran. Ortonville. 36-1 SURE DEATH to chicken lice--just sift it in the (lust box, the hens do the rest. Cans 65c and $1.00 at the Feed Store. 36-tf W A N T E D--Ladies' and Gents' clothes to clean and press. City Tailor Shop. A. W. Young, pro- prietor. *12-tf HEMSTITCHING--Will do hemstitch- ing at 10c per yard. Mrs. A. L. Waddans. 27-tf-c FOR SALE--Ladies' and Gents' Tail- ored Suits for sale at the City Tail- or Shop. *12-tf ATTENTION FARMERS : Having rebuilt my corn sheller, I am now prepared to shell your corn and at the old price of 2c per bu- shel. Roy Wellendorf, Ortonville, phone 327, Odessa. *36-4 FOR RENT--Six modern rooms with bath, over store on main street. Phone 160. 37-tf WANTED--Girl wants position as maid or work in general store. Leave word at Independent office. Phone 297. 37-1 FOUND--A Robe. Owner may secure it by proving same and paying for this ad. Phone 18-L. 37-1 Checks and drafts in transit Due from other banks ................ $ 8595,32 Cash on Hand-- Cur. ........ $374.00 Gold ........ 427.50 Sliver ...... 413,55 Other ........ 118.72 Total cash assets $10,230.09 Checks and cash items .... Paid out for expenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... Statement of the condition of FIRST STATE BANK, Odessa, Minn., at Close of Business December 31, 1921. Resources Loans and Discounts .......... $ 98,240.04 Overdrafts ............................ 151.54 U. S. Bonds and other U. S. obligations .................. 650.00 Bonds and securities otler than those of U. S ........... 100.00 Banking house, furniture and fixtures ...................... 5,09.39 107.52 140.01 3,633.44 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Liabilities Capital Stock ...................... $ 10,000.00 Surplus fund ........................ 3,000.00 Undivided profits, net ........ 679.14 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 8,000.00 Deposits subject to check .' ......... $31,539.59 ashier's checks 883.66 Total immedi- ate liabilities 82,423.25 Time Deposits ...................... 64,459.64 Other liabilities .................. 96,882.89 Total .................................. $118,562.03 Amount of reserve on hand .................................... 10,230.09 Amount of reserve re- qnired by law ................. 7290.00 State of Minnesota, County of Big Stone--ss. We, Julius Kanne, vice-president and Ada Jallo, assistant cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. JULIUS KANNE, Vice President. ADA JALLO, Assistant Cashier. Correct Attest:H. H. Reindl, Aug. Panseh, Sr. Subscribed and sworn to before me this llth day of January, 1922, AD]k JALLO, ffotary Public. Big Stone County, Minnesot My commission expires January 29, 1924. :! NOTICE. I will continue to fill home baked goods and will them on sale at the Geisel sauer Meat Market. Mrs. strom. Phone 324-L. ' --Place your order now for Car at prices lower tban been in the history of the Company. See ad on page THE WEST Beautiful Brass Beds $30.00 Only 2 Days Left ' I During which you can buy your flout at the price of $1.98 per 49 lb. sack Many people are taking advantage of this special sale--are you? Better let us fill your order between now and Saturday night, January 21, the closing date of our special offer. SNOWDRIFT and YELLOWSTONE TRAIL Every Sack Guaranteed: North Star Elevator A. C. Saeger Grocery Ortonville, Minnesota Is the name selected by the judges for the New and Better Battery. It was sent in by S. M. Swenson of Clinton, Minnesota, who was successful in getting a new battery Free. Now We wish to thank you all for the inter- est you took in this cotest and the many good names suggested, and when the time comes that yott need a new battery we hope that we will have the pleasure of selling you a SPIT-FIRE Battery. A large number of these batteries are el- HOTEL ready sold and are cranking the Engine, Spitting Fire in the cylinders and lighting the way for our satisfied customers. Why not let one of them do it for you? The 0rtonville Auto & Supply Company Halls & Hendrickson. The M. M. Johnson Furniture Co. The above is an illustration of one of our popular met- al beds, a combination of (lull and polished brass, very ar- tistic design, thoroly substantial in construction and full double size. A very special at $30.00. Exceptional values are also being offered in etal beds enameled in plain colorings and also shown in imitation wood finishes. For those who have extra rooms to be fur- nished they are particularly desirable values. We carry a very fine line of real hair mattresses, cot- ton felt mattresses, springs and pillows. All the above mentioned articles have been marked down con:..:crably for our January sales. ! BETTER MERCHANDISE--BETTER SERVICE