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FEBRUARY 16, 1922 0n State County Roads Routes Carry Four Times As Traflic--4)ther Reports Are Submitted. costs of grading and gray- run higher on state than on and this is due, Mr. Kipp the fact that the trunk routes times a. much traffic as roads and must be ot construction. That the state secured the lowest fires work is shown, however, b3 contracts averaging $1,200 a the prices paid by counties. tabulation shows trunk gramng averaging $5,39L2 ;; gravel surfacing at $3,510.36 and paving at $31,988.13 a last item including fine grad- and all other cost figures. Bridge Work Advanced. EHison, chief bridge engineer highway department, announ- comparatively less bridge Was done in 1921 than in other Years, but 55 new bridge pro- tt an average of $11,989 each an important addition to the The engdneer said that un- old highway laws many coun- good percentage of money with tim result that br'dgc lead on-other class improvement. other construction work is To insure public safety on and fills, 126,150 lineal about 25 miles Of guard rat at a co.-t of 66 cents a foot tha gn-ades drained and dry, lineal feet or nQarly 83 miles tile ws laid at 55VJ cents a cost. There were alo of portable culverts, :ra.ain- entrances, costing $i.76 a and 455 monolitlfic culves vt of $705.73 each. Right- clearing and grubbing, hand- special plov:iff, gutters and basins, retaining walls and axe part. of the new ira- listed. Spreads Benefits. ! Zmoothing and other upkeep of miles of trunk highways last took $2,224 227 of the $3,000,- set asid for maintenance, to W. F. Rosenwaid, chief engineer. cents of each mutate- dollar was paid for labor, the shows. Men and teams got of th dollar or $964,290 a 28 cents or $6 PA.0f0 paid trucks. In addition, labor- $133,500-6 cents of each aver- Other items making up were about 7 cents for culverts and other materials, J0 cents for equipment opera- less than one cent for un- items. and special upkeep the trunk routes aver-ged mile for the ason. That wages of patrolmen---one for sectioffthe reshaping surfacing operations which in ran close to new construe* and other like outlay. maintenance dollar diztribu- Shows 44/ cents to patrolmen, for repairs and 21 cents for a little over 1 cents for work and 5 cents for overhead and superintendence of all from executives to foremen in another way, smoothing and during theseason cost $144. mile; repairs $90.17 and better- $68.30: special work $5.08 an $16.21 cents a mile. Work Listed. forces also marked the routes with the official numbers stars, made the traffic con- up the detours and did much work. of 6,855 miles of trunk included the cutting of brush 1,692 miles, cleaning ],612 miles and raki,,g big stones 1,65i miles of highway. In re- :1,137 miles of trunk routes, crews moved 56.846 cu- of earth, excavated 600 yards rock, cut 53 miles of drainage and filled 30 bridge approaches 13 sink-holes. Likewise, resur- of 885 miles involved the plac- 632,367 cubic yards of gravel, of P25 miles of old sur- and the bui'ding of 27 miles of along paving. forces built 15 wooden and repaired 191 others and and repaired 136 cul- They built 24239 lineal feet raflg and painted and re- 9,330 feet more; placed 44,210 of snow fences; laid 15,780 linen! and 2,911 cubic yard,  Last but not least, the engineer edded, the built 63 mile of detours and 547 miles of detour uipment and lrqpection. equwe.tt department at the state fair grounds any fleets and s'nallr outfits flMd was operat'd in %q2.1 at an exrnse of $3r?,555% ac to the report of R. ,IL Coole,,, ef equrent, A di- average dollar spent for shows tat ebo,,t aO cepts usl for new parts, 30 rents for tnarhines 2 and the remaining 0 for runny sm,.ll items. An up- of the surplu war equie,nt tn.thcr w:fh the areuau- earnings of going prce wi 11 a bl gain for t,e -e wb,n i* SuneH-+'dant Cooley nd .prelm;nrv figures $100,000 of net earnings, '  ORTONVILLB END]D]N F. C. Lung, engineer of tests, is in charge of field inspections on construc- tion and also of the laboratories at the University of Minnesota where many material and other tests were made. Scientific tests of cement, as- phalt and other materials used IY the state in highway building-are ade by the score at the lalmratories and the costs of the service like those of field inspection are measured by mills, rath- er than cents, in the dollar graphs. This is the main insurance department in connection with the road work--the safe-guard against inferior materials, the engineers said and therefore one of first importance. HeM E,q BRIGHTENED BY CLO0'HING PROJ ECT More than 6000 Mime.*;o= families were able to profit last year fr.,m the lething and textile service a, imirds- tred from the office of extension work with women at University aFrm. e work was developed not only by -lothng specialists and home demon- stration agents of 11 counties and of iinneapolis, St. Paul and Dnluth. tut ore thsn 3600 we,men rec.eive,l pro- 'ions of the clothing instruC.i,m from local women who have had *he ad- vantage of the work with the  xten- sion representatives. The total raving to the women, ac- -ording to the univerity'. clothing reeiMist, Miss Euniee Rya, wa $56,- :66 for the year I921, assumintr the clothing h'd been purchased at retaP rices. Work of this chara,'ter can- not, however be meaaure,l fully and accurately in dollars and cents. PAYS TO DELIVER PURE, SWEET CREAM Creameries suffering losses due to oor grades of butter are urged by A J. McGuire, dairy speciali with the -ricultural extension division of he University ef Minnesota, to put on ar educational compai among their patrons for improving the quality ct heir cream. "Interest can be arou.ed in ha'.qn all cream delivered at least twwe v:eek and in improving the mett..od on the farms for greater care and ieanline so that pure sweet cream will be delivered," he says. "The 'i.!e difference in price between good a_o oor butter re'.ults in serL)us Io:es under present conditions an.t car, be prevented." A continuous loss in the price c butter because of poor quality ha. led to the failure of creameries. Mr. Mc- ware asscrts. A CoUeetor's Troubles. Good morning Ole. Your note has been placed in my hand for collection. Vet, I guess you got your hands full, den. Now, Ole, this account has been run- ning for years. I ehould vorry. If it can't run any longer let him valk. I called to have it settled. I'm villing to call it settled. Where is the bull we have a mort- gage on ? Bull, he got sick and went caputt, Now, Ole, we are in need of money. So vas L Dot what make de bull sick. Have you sold the hide ? Oh, yoyi I traded it for a yug of macaroni alcohol. Come by me to the house and I give you von drink and you see twenty bulls. No fooling, Ole, we expect you to pay this note. Dat's more than I expect. Understand you must pay in fulL I nil be full, alright, when I pay it. And don't forget the interest, Iabey you got more interest in it den I have Ole, I'm going to bring the sheriff to serve papers on yot Gude for you! 1 got nothing to read now but the news. If you tink of it bring along a box of snus.--Garretsen News. LEGAL NOTICES I , ,.@ Citation fo Healing on Petition to Sell, Mortgage or Lease Land. Estate of Andrew Nelson. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--as. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of An- drew Nelson, deceased. The state of Minnesota to Julia Swedlund, Grant Nelson, Amanda Christenson, Edna Olson, Esther O1- son, Leonard Hanson, Fritz Hanson, Ru'h Hmrson, Verna Swedlund and all persons interested in the mortgaging of certain lands belonging to said es- tate. The petition of Frank Swedlund as representative of the above named decedent, being duly filed in this court representing that it is necessary and or the best interest of said estate ard of all interest therein that car- ain lands of sid estate described therein be mortgaged and praying that a license be to him granted to mortgage the same, , Now, thsrefore, you and ech of you, are hereby rt'ed and reourcd to show cause, if any yon h-ve, bfore this t:curt, at the Probate Court Rooms, in the courthouse in the City of Ortonvi||e, County of Bi Stone. tale of inesotm on the 6th day of March 19-2, at 10 o'clock a. m., why "he vrover of said petition should not be ,ranted. Wltnes, the Jud.s of sq:d on. ,d the o-I of s-'d court, this 7th day of February, 9?. R. B. HUDSON, Jna o P,)bate Court. CIAD,,LI,S . CTTVq'N, .t-,ev r Pctitioner First Pub. Feb. 9 Sw Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale Default having been made in the contaons of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale dateo March , ltZ, and recorded in the office of me Register of Deeds of Big 8tone county, Minnesoteb March 17, 19z0 at 9:a. m. in Book 54 of mortgages on page 239, whereby Harry Pultts, mort- gagor, mortgaged to Peter 8wenson, mortgagee, toe south half of the normeast q ( of NE) ot section rive (o), township one hundred twenty-one (tZ1), range forty-tour (44), and the north ht of the south- west quarler (N/.o o W), and tle northwest quar'er of the southeast quarter (N ,uz of SENt), of sectcm uurty-three (33), township one kun- Ored twenty-two (IZ2), range forty iour (44), Big Stone County, Minne- sota, by which default the power el sle has become operative and na ac- son or proceeding at law hawng been imLituted to recover the debt secure tt,ereby or any part tileroof, mm bereas pursuant to the terms of sam mmtgage by reason of such default, tam tmuersigned owner oi said mort- gage has declared the entire debt se- uted by stud mortgage as immetu- ate.y due and payable and there is claimed to be flue on said mortgage at the date hereof, the sum of Tea Thousand, Four Htmdred Sixty-seven and ten oue hundredths {419,467.10) Dollars. Now, notice is hereby given that by virtue of said power, said mort- gage, will be foreclosed and sm prermses sold at public auction by the sherilf of said county, or his deputy on Saturday, February 25, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. ,m., at the front doo of the Courthouse in Ortonville in sam (unty, to pay said debt, interest, at- torney's fees and disbursements al lowed by law. 1Sated Jmmary 12, 1922. PETER SWENSON, Mortgagee A. B. KAERCHER, Attorney, Ortonvilte, Minn. First pub. Jan. 12 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the onditions of a certain mortgage con- raining a Power of Sale, bearing date he first, day of March. 1915, and re- orded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone CaunW, Minne- sota, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, f at 3:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 5J of Mortgages on page 35, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged tc Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, Minnesota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEA) of section :ine (9), township one hundred twcn ty-one (121) noth of Rane forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Governmen', survey thereof, be it more or less whkh mortge was given to surc purchase price of the above described and in the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and no-one hundredths ($5,- 600.00) dollars and interest according to the terms of the certain note in said mortgage described, which de- fault consists in the failure "and re- fusal of said mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest upon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one hundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of whi'h default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hrs become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- cover the debt secured by said mOrt- gage or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due to the mortgagee at the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 (**5,604.97) dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby given that by virtue of the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained, the said mortgage will be fore(losed by the sale Qf the above described mort- gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of sMd Big Stone County, Minnesota, or Ida deputy, on Saturlay, the 25th dw of March, 19'22, at two o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse, in the city of Ortonvill, Big Stone County, blinneota, to pay'the said debt secured by said mortgage with nterest thereon to the date of sale and. the attorney's fees and costs and dis'ursement. of sale allowed by law. Dated February Fth. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for, Mortgagee, Madison, Minnesota. HOWARD BABCOCK of Counsel. First Pub. Feb. 9 To avoid unkind criticimn, -othn Be no+hin. THE WEST HOTEL Minneapolis. M|nnet. Following t h e dewnward treld in prive is now offer- inz roms at-- $1.50 to $2.00--,Without Bath $2.00 to f 09--With Bath With Moderate Priced --Cafe-- In Cn,tn Throw the hooks into your job in- cted of into the other fellow. Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- taining a Power of Sale, bearing date the first day of March, 1915, and re- corded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minn sots, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, at 2:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 50 of Mortgages on page 34, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged to Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, ' Minne.ota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone. State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEV) of section nine (9), township one hundred twen- ty-one (121) north of Range forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Government survey thereof, be it more or less, which mortgage wa given to secure purchase price of the above described 'and in the sum of Five Thousand and no-one hundredths ($5,000.0) dollars and interest according to th e Lere of the certain note in said mortgage described, which default consists in the failure and re- fusal of s'id mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest mpon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one bundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of which default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hv.s become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- rover the debt secured by said mort- gage or any part thereof, and tlere is clained to be due to the mortgagee at "the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 ($5,604.97) Dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby gives that by virtue of the Power of ' ' Sale in said mortgag contained, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the above described mort gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of said Big Stone County. Minnesota, or his deputy, on Saturday the 25th day of March, 1922, at on o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, to pay the sak  debt secured by said mortgage with intere,t thereon to the date of sale and the attorney's fees and costs an(! disbursements ef sale allowed by law Dated February 'th. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for Mortgagee. Madb'on, Minncso+a. HOWARD BABCOCK f Counsel. First Prb. Frb. 9 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sa'e. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale, dated, Janu- ary Second, 1919, and duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, May 19, 1919, at 9:00 o'clock a. m., in Book 53 of Mortgages, on page 317, where- by Christopher F. Fetch and Emma torch, his wife, and Michael Ferch and Julia Fetch, hiswife, mortgagors, mortgaged to Hiram Brown, mort- gagee, tae South Half of the North- west Quarter of Section Two (2), Lots two (2), three (3), five (5), eix (6), nd seven (7), the southeas quarter of he northeast uarte, the east half of the southeast quarter and the north- west quarter of the southeast quartos of section three (3), and lots one (1), and two (2), of section ten (10), all in township one hundred twenty (120) of range forty-five (45), containing 435.33 acres, more or lees, according to the U. S. Government survey there- of situated in ald Big Stone County, Minnesota, by which default*the power of sale has become operative, and no action or pro-eeding at law having been instituted to recover the debt secured thereby, or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due on said mortgage ar.d note at the date hereot Eight Hundred Fifty-nine Dollars and thirty-seven cents ($859.37), to which should be added Eighty-two Dollarr and fifty-seven cents ($257), being the taxes of 1019 on said land paid by the mortgagee, and four dollars and seventy-even cents ($4.77), inter- eat thereon, and there should also be added. Fourteen Hundred Sixty-five Dollars and thirty-four cents ($1,465.- 34), being the interest on prior mort- gages on said land paid by the mort- gagee, and interest thereon, 11 p-i(I puuant to the terms of said mort- w gage, making the total amount due at the date of this notice on the In- Say debtedness serured by std mortgage Twenty-four Hu-r Twelve Dollars and Five cemts ($2,412.05). Now, noti-e is hereby given, that by virtue of sad power, said mort- I1[ gage will be foreclosed and said prem- ises sold at public auction, by the sheriff of said county, or his deputy, on Saturday, March 25, 1922, at 10[ |1 o'clock a. m., at the front door of the[ |[t1 Court House in Ortonvtlle, in said[ |[ ounty, to ray said debt, interest, I Ill! ments l'owed by law. Ill!' Dated February st, fe22. /I11 H. C. GILBERT, Attorney, ,237 Metrepo'itm Life Bnilding, t  Minne-rol's, Minnesota.  ewt  Flrt Prb. Feb. 9 "Girls are not so helpless as they ued to be." to roll their own cigarettes and stock- ings." Touching. At first e touches up her bir, To see if it is in place. And then, with manner debonair, She touches up her face. A touch of curls behind her ear. A touch of cuffs and coltars, And then she is off to daddy dear. T touch him up for dollars. Punch Bowl. Not Strong. Cranky Cnstomerls this well wa- ter ? Chipper Clerk--Dot it look sick? --Juggler. PAGE 3 Wells Drilled I [ am prepared to put down yoar well in the least t:hse and smallest ceet to you. See me first- J. A. SMITH R. $, Ortonville Phone 10-F-If . i ] I Ill I Ill II II Be Sure You're Right About Your Battery Your battery may seem to be so full of life that you may conclude everything is O.K. But it pays to be sure, because batteries sometimes die very suddenly, right when they seem to be m the best of health. Here at Battery Headquarters we know the facts before we tell you either that your battery is in good shape or that t needs re- pairs or replacement. Everything's done here according to Wil- lard National Standards of Service. Willard Service Station L(ATIONBuding formerly Occupied By A. S. Halls Elmer A. Kamlal Telephone 69. See the work Being Finished in our Ruby Red :Granite See our hkes Bel0re Buyin00 0RIONVitt[ WORKS JOHNSON & LINDHOM, Props. How Abo00t Yottr own Pay Your Bills By Check Plan your expenditures according to a system that leaves a surplus for your Bank account. It is the only plan that scurely works to your finaucial ad vancement. This Bank will gladly cooperate with you to that end. FEBRUARY 16, 1922 0n State County Roads Routes Carry Four Times As Traflic--4)ther Reports Are Submitted. costs of grading and gray- run higher on state than on and this is due, Mr. Kipp the fact that the trunk routes times a. much traffic as roads and must be ot construction. That the state secured the lowest fires work is shown, however, b3 contracts averaging $1,200 a the prices paid by counties. tabulation shows trunk gramng averaging $5,39L2 ;; gravel surfacing at $3,510.36 and paving at $31,988.13 a last item including fine grad- and all other cost figures. Bridge Work Advanced. EHison, chief bridge engineer highway department, announ- comparatively less bridge Was done in 1921 than in other Years, but 55 new bridge pro- tt an average of $11,989 each an important addition to the The engdneer said that un- old highway laws many coun- good percentage of money with tim result that br'dgc lead on-other class improvement. other construction work is To insure public safety on and fills, 126,150 lineal about 25 miles Of guard rat at a co.-t of 66 cents a foot tha gn-ades drained and dry, lineal feet or nQarly 83 miles tile ws laid at 55VJ cents a cost. There were alo of portable culverts, :ra.ain- entrances, costing $i.76 a and 455 monolitlfic culves vt of $705.73 each. Right- clearing and grubbing, hand- special plov:iff, gutters and basins, retaining walls and axe part. of the new ira- listed. Spreads Benefits. ! Zmoothing and other upkeep of miles of trunk highways last took $2,224 227 of the $3,000,- set asid for maintenance, to W. F. Rosenwaid, chief engineer. cents of each mutate- dollar was paid for labor, the shows. Men and teams got of th dollar or $964,290 a 28 cents or $6 PA.0f0 paid trucks. In addition, labor- $133,500-6 cents of each aver- Other items making up were about 7 cents for culverts and other materials, J0 cents for equipment opera- less than one cent for un- items. and special upkeep the trunk routes aver-ged mile for the ason. That wages of patrolmen---one for sectioffthe reshaping surfacing operations which in ran close to new construe* and other like outlay. maintenance dollar diztribu- Shows 44/ cents to patrolmen, for repairs and 21 cents for a little over 1 cents for work and 5 cents for overhead and superintendence of all from executives to foremen in another way, smoothing and during theseason cost $144. mile; repairs $90.17 and better- $68.30: special work $5.08 an $16.21 cents a mile. Work Listed. forces also marked the routes with the official numbers stars, made the traffic con- up the detours and did much work. of 6,855 miles of trunk included the cutting of brush 1,692 miles, cleaning ],612 miles and raki,,g big stones 1,65i miles of highway. In re- :1,137 miles of trunk routes, crews moved 56.846 cu- of earth, excavated 600 yards rock, cut 53 miles of drainage and filled 30 bridge approaches 13 sink-holes. Likewise, resur- of 885 miles involved the plac- 632,367 cubic yards of gravel, of P25 miles of old sur- and the bui'ding of 27 miles of along paving. forces built 15 wooden and repaired 191 others and and repaired 136 cul- They built 24239 lineal feet raflg and painted and re- 9,330 feet more; placed 44,210 of snow fences; laid 15,780 linen! and 2,911 cubic yard,  Last but not least, the engineer edded, the built 63 mile of detours and 547 miles of detour uipment and lrqpection. equwe.tt department at the state fair grounds any fleets and s'nallr outfits flMd was operat'd in %q2.1 at an exrnse of $3r?,555% ac to the report of R. ,IL Coole,,, ef equrent, A di- average dollar spent for shows tat ebo,,t aO cepts usl for new parts, 30 rents for tnarhines 2 and the remaining 0 for runny sm,.ll items. An up- of the surplu war equie,nt tn.thcr w:fh the areuau- earnings of going prce wi 11 a bl gain for t,e -e wb,n i* SuneH-+'dant Cooley nd .prelm;nrv figures $100,000 of net earnings, '  ORTONVILLB END]D]N F. C. Lung, engineer of tests, is in charge of field inspections on construc- tion and also of the laboratories at the University of Minnesota where many material and other tests were made. Scientific tests of cement, as- phalt and other materials used IY the state in highway building-are ade by the score at the lalmratories and the costs of the service like those of field inspection are measured by mills, rath- er than cents, in the dollar graphs. This is the main insurance department in connection with the road work--the safe-guard against inferior materials, the engineers said and therefore one of first importance. HeM E,q BRIGHTENED BY CLO0'HING PROJ ECT More than 6000 Mime.*;o= families were able to profit last year fr.,m the lething and textile service a, imirds- tred from the office of extension work with women at University aFrm. e work was developed not only by -lothng specialists and home demon- stration agents of 11 counties and of iinneapolis, St. Paul and Dnluth. tut ore thsn 3600 we,men rec.eive,l pro- 'ions of the clothing instruC.i,m from local women who have had *he ad- vantage of the work with the  xten- sion representatives. The total raving to the women, ac- -ording to the univerity'. clothing reeiMist, Miss Euniee Rya, wa $56,- :66 for the year I921, assumintr the clothing h'd been purchased at retaP rices. Work of this chara,'ter can- not, however be meaaure,l fully and accurately in dollars and cents. PAYS TO DELIVER PURE, SWEET CREAM Creameries suffering losses due to oor grades of butter are urged by A J. McGuire, dairy speciali with the -ricultural extension division of he University ef Minnesota, to put on ar educational compai among their patrons for improving the quality ct heir cream. "Interest can be arou.ed in ha'.qn all cream delivered at least twwe v:eek and in improving the mett..od on the farms for greater care and ieanline so that pure sweet cream will be delivered," he says. "The 'i.!e difference in price between good a_o oor butter re'.ults in serL)us Io:es under present conditions an.t car, be prevented." A continuous loss in the price c butter because of poor quality ha. led to the failure of creameries. Mr. Mc- ware asscrts. A CoUeetor's Troubles. Good morning Ole. Your note has been placed in my hand for collection. Vet, I guess you got your hands full, den. Now, Ole, this account has been run- ning for years. I ehould vorry. If it can't run any longer let him valk. I called to have it settled. I'm villing to call it settled. Where is the bull we have a mort- gage on ? Bull, he got sick and went caputt, Now, Ole, we are in need of money. So vas L Dot what make de bull sick. Have you sold the hide ? Oh, yoyi I traded it for a yug of macaroni alcohol. Come by me to the house and I give you von drink and you see twenty bulls. No fooling, Ole, we expect you to pay this note. Dat's more than I expect. Understand you must pay in fulL I nil be full, alright, when I pay it. And don't forget the interest, Iabey you got more interest in it den I have Ole, I'm going to bring the sheriff to serve papers on yot Gude for you! 1 got nothing to read now but the news. If you tink of it bring along a box of snus.--Garretsen News. LEGAL NOTICES I , ,.@ Citation fo Healing on Petition to Sell, Mortgage or Lease Land. Estate of Andrew Nelson. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--as. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of An- drew Nelson, deceased. The state of Minnesota to Julia Swedlund, Grant Nelson, Amanda Christenson, Edna Olson, Esther O1- son, Leonard Hanson, Fritz Hanson, Ru'h Hmrson, Verna Swedlund and all persons interested in the mortgaging of certain lands belonging to said es- tate. The petition of Frank Swedlund as representative of the above named decedent, being duly filed in this court representing that it is necessary and or the best interest of said estate ard of all interest therein that car- ain lands of sid estate described therein be mortgaged and praying that a license be to him granted to mortgage the same, , Now, thsrefore, you and ech of you, are hereby rt'ed and reourcd to show cause, if any yon h-ve, bfore this t:curt, at the Probate Court Rooms, in the courthouse in the City of Ortonvi||e, County of Bi Stone. tale of inesotm on the 6th day of March 19-2, at 10 o'clock a. m., why "he vrover of said petition should not be ,ranted. Wltnes, the Jud.s of sq:d on. ,d the o-I of s-'d court, this 7th day of February, 9?. R. B. HUDSON, Jna o P,)bate Court. CIAD,,LI,S . CTTVq'N, .t-,ev r Pctitioner First Pub. Feb. 9 Sw Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale Default having been made in the contaons of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale dateo March , ltZ, and recorded in the office of me Register of Deeds of Big 8tone county, Minnesoteb March 17, 19z0 at 9:a. m. in Book 54 of mortgages on page 239, whereby Harry Pultts, mort- gagor, mortgaged to Peter 8wenson, mortgagee, toe south half of the normeast q ( of NE) ot section rive (o), township one hundred twenty-one (tZ1), range forty-tour (44), and the north ht of the south- west quarler (N/.o o W), and tle northwest quar'er of the southeast quarter (N ,uz of SENt), of sectcm uurty-three (33), township one kun- Ored twenty-two (IZ2), range forty iour (44), Big Stone County, Minne- sota, by which default the power el sle has become operative and na ac- son or proceeding at law hawng been imLituted to recover the debt secure tt,ereby or any part tileroof, mm bereas pursuant to the terms of sam mmtgage by reason of such default, tam tmuersigned owner oi said mort- gage has declared the entire debt se- uted by stud mortgage as immetu- ate.y due and payable and there is claimed to be flue on said mortgage at the date hereof, the sum of Tea Thousand, Four Htmdred Sixty-seven and ten oue hundredths {419,467.10) Dollars. Now, notice is hereby given that by virtue of said power, said mort- gage, will be foreclosed and sm prermses sold at public auction by the sherilf of said county, or his deputy on Saturday, February 25, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. ,m., at the front doo of the Courthouse in Ortonville in sam (unty, to pay said debt, interest, at- torney's fees and disbursements al lowed by law. 1Sated Jmmary 12, 1922. PETER SWENSON, Mortgagee A. B. KAERCHER, Attorney, Ortonvilte, Minn. First pub. Jan. 12 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the onditions of a certain mortgage con- raining a Power of Sale, bearing date he first, day of March. 1915, and re- orded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone CaunW, Minne- sota, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, f at 3:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 5J of Mortgages on page 35, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged tc Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, Minnesota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEA) of section :ine (9), township one hundred twcn ty-one (121) noth of Rane forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Governmen', survey thereof, be it more or less whkh mortge was given to surc purchase price of the above described and in the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and no-one hundredths ($5,- 600.00) dollars and interest according to the terms of the certain note in said mortgage described, which de- fault consists in the failure "and re- fusal of said mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest upon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one hundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of whi'h default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hrs become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- cover the debt secured by said mOrt- gage or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due to the mortgagee at the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 (**5,604.97) dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby given that by virtue of the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained, the said mortgage will be fore(losed by the sale Qf the above described mort- gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of sMd Big Stone County, Minnesota, or Ida deputy, on Saturlay, the 25th dw of March, 19'22, at two o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse, in the city of Ortonvill, Big Stone County, blinneota, to pay'the said debt secured by said mortgage with nterest thereon to the date of sale and. the attorney's fees and costs and dis'ursement. of sale allowed by law. Dated February Fth. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for, Mortgagee, Madison, Minnesota. HOWARD BABCOCK of Counsel. First Pub. Feb. 9 To avoid unkind criticimn, -othn Be no+hin. THE WEST HOTEL Minneapolis. M|nnet. Following t h e dewnward treld in prive is now offer- inz roms at-- $1.50 to $2.00--,Without Bath $2.00 to f 09--With Bath With Moderate Priced --Cafe-- In Cn,tn Throw the hooks into your job in- cted of into the other fellow. Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- taining a Power of Sale, bearing date the first day of March, 1915, and re- corded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minn sots, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, at 2:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 50 of Mortgages on page 34, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged to Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, ' Minne.ota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone. State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEV) of section nine (9), township one hundred twen- ty-one (121) north of Range forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Government survey thereof, be it more or less, which mortgage wa given to secure purchase price of the above described 'and in the sum of Five Thousand and no-one hundredths ($5,000.0) dollars a nd interest according to the Lere of the certain note in said mortgage described, which default consists in the failure and re- fusal of s'id mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest mpon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one bundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of which default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hv.s become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- rover the debt secured by said mort- gage or any part thereof, and tlere is clained to be due to the mortgagee at "the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 ($5,604.97) Dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby gives that by virtue of the Power of ' ' Sale in said mortgag contained, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the above described mort gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of said Big Stone County. Minnesota, or his deputy, on Saturday the 25th day of March, 1922, at on o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, to pay the sak  debt secured by said mortgage with intere,t thereon to the date of sale and the attorney's fees and costs an(! disbursements ef sale allowed by law Dated February 'th. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for Mortgagee. Madb'on, Minncso+a. HOWARD BABCOCK f Counsel. First Prb. Frb. 9 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sa'e. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale, dated, Janu- ary Second, 1919, and duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, May 19, 1919, at 9:00 o'clock a. m., in Book 53 of Mortgages, on page 317, where- by Christopher F. Fetch and Emma torch, his wife, and Michael Ferch and Julia Fetch, hiswife, mortgagors, mortgaged to Hiram Brown, mort- gagee, tae South Half of the North- west Quarter of Section Two (2), Lots two (2), three (3), five (5), eix (6), nd seven (7), the southeas quarter of he northeast uarte, the east half of the southeast quarter and the north- west quarter of the southeast quartos of section three (3), and lots one (1), and two (2), of section ten (10), all in township one hundred twenty (120) of range forty-five (45), containing 435.33 acres, more or lees, according to the U. S. Government survey there- of situated in ald Big Stone County, Minnesota, by which default*the power of sale has become operative, and no action or pro-eeding at law having been instituted to recover the debt secured thereby, or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due on said mortgage ar.d note at the date hereot Eight Hundred Fifty-nine Dollars and thirty-seven cents ($859.37), to which should be added Eighty-two Dollarr and fifty-seven cents ($257), being the taxes of 1019 on said land paid by the mortgagee, and four dollars and seventy-even cents ($4.77), inter- eat thereon, and there should also be added. Fourteen Hundred Sixty-five Dollars and thirty-four cents ($1,465.- 34), being the interest on prior mort- gages on said land paid by the mort- gagee, and interest thereon, 11 p-i(I puuant to the terms of said mort- w gage, making the total amount due at the date of this notice on the In- Say debtedness serured by std mortgage Twenty-four Hu-r Twelve Dollars and Five cemts ($2,412.05). Now, noti-e is hereby given, that by virtue of sad power, said mort- I1[ gage will be foreclosed and said prem- ises sold at public auction, by the sheriff of said county, or his deputy, on Saturday, March 25, 1922, at 10[ |1 o'clock a. m., at the front door of the[ |[t1 Court House in Ortonvtlle, in said[ |[ ounty, to ray said debt, interest, I Ill! ments l'owed by law. Ill!' Dated February st, fe22. /I11 H. C. GILBERT, Attorney, ,237 Metrepo'itm Life Bnilding, t  Minne-rol's, Minnesota.  ewt  Flrt Prb. Feb. 9 "Girls are not so helpless as they ued to be." to roll their own cigarettes and stock- ings." Touching. At first e touches up her bir, To see if it is in place. And then, with manner debonair, She touches up her face. A touch of curls behind her ear. A touch of cuffs and coltars, And then she is off to daddy dear. T touch him up for dollars. Punch Bowl. Not Strong. Cranky Cnstomerls this well wa- ter ? Chipper Clerk--Dot it look sick? --Juggler. PAGE 3 Wells Drilled I [ am prepared to put down yoar well in the least t:hse and smallest ceet to you. See me first- J. A. SMITH R. $, Ortonville Phone 10-F-If . i ] I Ill I Ill II II Be Sure You're Right About Your Battery Your battery may seem to be so full of life that you may conclude everything is O.K. But it pays to be sure, because batteries sometimes die very suddenly, right when they seem to be m the best of health. Here at Battery Headquarters we know the facts before we tell you either that your battery is in good shape or that t needs re- pairs or replacement. Everything's done here according to Wil- lard National Standards of Service. Willard Service Station L(ATIONBuding formerly Occupied By A. S. Halls Elmer A. Kamlal Telephone 69. See the work Being Finished in our Ruby Red :Granite See our hkes Bel0re Buyin00 0RIONVitt[ WORKS JOHNSON & LINDHOM, Props. How Abo00t Yottr own Pay Your Bills By Check Plan your expenditures according to a system that leaves a surplus for your Bank account. It is the only plan that scurely works to your finaucial ad vancement. This Bank will gladly cooperate with you to that end. FEBRUARy t6* 192Z tqflUB ORTONVILUl INDMI'lm]U County Roads Submitted. of grMng dger tbxa o and t , Mr, Kipt the fact that tha trunk route much must be o Taa the start is sho, however, b averaging $L200 tabulation ,hews tr grading averaging $6Jgt.2q , nd pvn at $31,P88,t3 xe last item ineladlng fine i engln comparatively less bridge 5 n bdge lug. average of $11,9 cl important addition a geod petag of one L the resul that br:dg ]ea oa .other ela insure sfety about  mtle of guard ral and dry or nrIy 88 mile h ta ws lad g ln6 a $7o5.7a h. Rgbt- and ghbng, trend- , seca ptewm utte and retai.]n ighways took $2,224,227 of the $3,000,- aside f mantenan, chlef cents of eh dolte wa paid for labor. Men t a 2 ceat or $624,0C0 paid In adcUfion, labor- Oth Items making up aout 7 cents for md other materials, rets fr equipracnt opsra. d special averaged shapng and other te outlay. nts to patrolmen, exeeuIs to foemen during tbea t $144. 90A7 and better. and 1 $1:1 cents a nte. wth the ome numhcr , the detours aad did  i of 6,8 tulles  tk neluded the cutting of bsh deantag 1,612 raAle kl,,g big gon I51 miles of gwa. pl ,f 2,s67 cable yards of grovel, :of epatred 136 The. r F. C. Lg. englner of tete, is in Noti of Mortgage F*reYmcm Sale. Dcdt having be DefaUlt avmg been lion asd a the Urverslt of Mmnta whe other tem we phat and other materio ud by the state in hghwv buHdLg- made b by mills. th- er hn ts,  the doil graphs. ,pnrtmet fe-a agdns inferior matefi, the eglneers d d theto one of first ;mpoe. BRIGHTENED m Mere we able to pfit lt year fr,m he -lothing and y aft. The work was deelape not only by "loth;ng speciailsts and home tration an innoli., 8L ul and DutCh, but ore who have vtage of the : sion prettlv ; The to+l ravin ,,ordig to the unlverdty' cl.thlng 6 for the yr 1921, aaumn tr ot, howler be mure.l fll ubely in dolla an,] nT PURE. Came,Jes ffeg Io due t rge *>y A "cultuml exaio, dis0n of h Uoieity of Minnet to ut n a, eompai arong theh patrons for impmvi,g the qliy  her cram. ,prong the *n the ra ,leine ," he say under preset ndltlons A continuua lo*s in the r,de ,,I A CoUeetor'a Tronbl , Good moing Ole. Your been pled in my Vei. I guess you go your hs full, den. Now, Ole, ing for ye I honld retry. If it   ay longer let him vL I cled to have It settled. Fm vllig to call it ettled. Whe is the bull we ve Bul, he got ek and went caputL N, Ote, we a In need of moey. So  L Dot what kedebull Have u d the ide? Oh, yyl I traded it for a yog of Come by me to the hou and I gi you s twenty tmll No fllng Ole, we expect ou to pay thin 0 Dat's mo than I expv Underlaid you must pay  fll. I vil be f]l, alrght, wm I And do forgt the In Mey you t more itest in it den I have Ole, I'm going t brlug the shff t Gnde for youl 1 if ou nnk ef it rlng along a box of uarrts ow t] hks into yo Sob LEGAL NOTICES citation f H#ating o Petito Sell Mortgage or Lease Laud* Emtate of Andrew lelme. Cou iBnig Stor--s In Probate drew Neigh, deceased. The state of Mesot to Jplla vadld, Grant Ndson, Edna Olso Etber Ot- beord on, Fdt Hans., swecvd grid all peona iteestd in the mo.gaglng of ertcin ll blor.gng to d ea- tt The petou of Prank Swe61und the above name Iedt, bng dub of Big gar, mo to lele ena, suoa ave t, to,ma,ldp one hhl Lwtxae (tzlt,  fOl"-tour 44, d the north blt of t um- telly-tr (). wtOtp o, kua- ted twentytwo (ll, rmge fory /our 44, lg Stone oty, Mmae-  by wl default the pow t ae  bme, ou or prlng at law lvmg been or ,y t trf, a whets psuaa to the tl,n of s moltage by rein of su default, u,e er.lg own of said mort- gage has dle te ent debt  ui by d ortgal as nL- atey duo d paaule and there i. clal to be due oa s beef, the Now, U is he.by I that gage will be folot d , pros id at pub at by tl shefff said unty. or I det ty, t pay id det, inteh a tome's f and 4ut al Iow bX hw, latd J, 12, 12: pII'R SWENSON, Mogag Attorney. pub. Jan. I 9f Mortgage Foroelure Sale. Default hving barn mae in the tining a Per of Se.Io, bearing Lte :he fit day of Mh, 15, d . n the omee of the Rcgir of of Big 8to Cunt, ta, on the 22rid day of Iarch, 115, ;at 3:3O o'clk p. , in Bk 5O of ' orgages oa page 85, whereby Ben wann ad I annah wann, i !ife, as mortgagors, mortgaged tc Stee County, tale lng ann hdng oty of Big Stone, qrtee (NE) dne (9), tolsbap tye .(11) nolth of Rgngc fon four (44) wet of the 6th princip er]dan, contaLrdng hag to the Uul States uey theof, e it was g3v to :$5, eO0.) sdd mortgag dedbed, installment said mortgage in the s of Three Hclred and no-one hdredths (0.OO) dollar, whlch and paable on the 1st day of Mah, lal b reason of vhi.h default the said mortgage h dlad the whole aura ur b d mortgag to he immdiatel due d payable, and by the Power of gde I aad mortgage contained ha bme y sdd m6rb gage or an part their, and there is clai.nd to ($5,804.9) dollar Now, therdo, notl is he.by given hat by sid motgas ntalaed, h said mortgage whl be fotlosed b the lale qf the abave deathbed mort- gaged prmla at public tLon b he Sheriff of ad Big So oty innet. or kh depu, on Saturday the 25th dy of March, 122, at tw -k in the afternoon of ead da at the front dor of the Courthouse ia the cly of Oron.ll# Big 8on County, MtnnL'h to gay the sc debt x*d b id moga O he date of se and.the attome fees and  and ,y la. Dad Fr th, 1922. HENRY E. II"r E, Me . W. EIN, HOWARD BABCOCK of Cel. , TO afd unldd ctlem, 8a [ drn trio ad 2,911 bie yard Last but not least, t engnr dded. th of dtou ant 47 ndles of detouri d estate be magged and pmyir a ll.en e to F2m grsted to rttmge the m at the at fair grounds Now thefo, yeu  fleee and sl outflte x.ot a hey id d reurt.d te show ea, if any y h, bfore xrae of r9,5156%  this tcurt, at the Probate EDema, In the courthouse in the Cty of Ortonvme, ceuty of Bl .qtene, tale of lnt. on the 6th day of that ebe,,t 0 ct /ah 122, at 10 o'dk  m. wh sd for uvw parts, 8O eens f zoxd the alnlng 0 be -e.nted. An ap- WIt. the Jud of *d '*. el the eurplu, w emtet of -a rt, ttds tb the day of February, I' of IL It. HUDSOn. I  er PcUoner THE HOTEL F*llIng the de,ward td t prh la  offer- With" Medernte Priced --Cafe-- tsdalag a pow of ,a] bArlng date tha first dx of  1915. and l- Ida of Big Stone County, Mlan sofa, on the gad day of Mare.h. 1915, p. . in Book 0 of Mortgages oa page 34. whereb Ben and wife,  mortgago, Hen E Witt ef Bi Miau t * as morga rate lg d being situated iu the :oty nf Bg Stone, qtte of Mlane- ,to-wt: The norfllt qrtcr (NE4) nine (9), toshp one Imndred n- tye (121) north of Range foy- our (4) west of the 5th prindpal merldi, ntaining ing to the United rvey therf, he it mo or lean, which mortgage  given to sere I$,OO0,0) nd integer aordlng  of the certain note mortgage delbod, which in the failure and mortgago to pay ah mortgage Hundre4 d noe ($3OOOO) doHa, which became due at parable on the ls day of Mah, 1921, by an ot wbrb sad mot tgagae h dlaxed the whole s ed by sad rtgga to be imiately due and paab, and b the power of Sah i said morgg ntained hen eonle operative and nn Uon nr ng at law han the debt ure4 b sad r ($5,604.97) Dolla Now, herefo. notle ia hby given that by virile of the ntalned, the id mortgage  be foredd by the sale f the zdoe derbe mort gaged prmes at pblle aucti by ig Stone Cunty Munesca, or s de0uty, on Saturday day of Mah, 192 at oe the aften of d day front door of th Curthon in the city of Ortonl]e, Big Ston Ccty, inneota, to pay the i,' said mortgage wtb to disbursete f le alloed I Dated Febry th. 122. HENRY F 7T[, Morag & W. EWING, Atey for Iortgage, Madten, innesca. HOWARD BABCOCK of uaseI. Nott Of Mortgage a rtan mortgage n. dning a por of sale, dated, Ju nit Second, 1919, d dvly ha ttm om of the Register of Deed of Big 8tone Cowry, Mnnesot., May 19, 1919, at 9:OO o'tk  m,, Ln Book 53 of Mortgages, en page 317, whe bx hrstopher F. Fetch d verch, hL wife, d JuHs Feh, hie rife, mortgagors, mortgaged to m Brown, mort- west Qrter of Section Two (2), Lots two (2), three (), five (), dx (6), nd sen (Th the uthe quarter r, the st half urt o eectton three (3), d two (2), of section tea (10), all * erie hundred twenty (120) range forty-five (45), ontataing leeS, rding y the of altered i aid Big Stoxe Count,, Maneota, by which defatd* the per )pamve,  no or ro eling at l*w ing Eighy-t tl  of I19 on udd lI paid by the mortgagee, and four dollars und nty-en nt ($477), int ut tln, HUndred Sy-flve 84), being the tlst en por lt- gag on ld Ind ld ' the mort. intest thn, zt pid purist gg making the total  the date of thh neg o the in- deb0m ur by std mortgage Nnw, aot ts by given, that y h't ef saTd wer, slt morb forlol ad ed pm- at public auction, by the d un, er his deputy n Satuay, Mq'h 6, ]2, at lC 'rlk a. m., at the fnt d of th Oourt tI "oty, to ray s'd debt, xes, aey's f, mta l'ew b law. HIRAM BrOW, "Girls a t  helpleaa ms be.- to 11 th ewe dgarela  ao,.- Tmdain g. p hr r, TO  ff it is in plmo And sll, "with mann dboir, She the up h A touch of eus and coEal off to daddy dr. To touch hm up for dollam -- Bowl Net tug. eC**r&y Cutor--ls ts well wa CpVee Cerk--Dot it look ckT Well___s Drilled I Vou wen  th tmt t J. A. SMITH N Be Sure You're Right About Your Battery Your battery may seem to be so full of life that you may coneluds aver/thing is O.K. But it pays to be sure, because batterie sometimes die very Suddenly, right when they seem to be inthe best of health. - Here at Battery Headquarters we Icnow the facts before we toll you either that your battery is in good shape or that it needs re- pairs or replacement. Everything's done here according to Wib lard Nafionai Standsrds of ,Service. Willard Service Station LOCATION--Building formerly Ocnphl By A. . ]al Elmer A. Karolak Telephone 69. p See the work Being Finished in our Ruby Red :Granite See Ou[ Prices Before Bayio Seo lot Our Pefl|,s 0RI000YILL[ 001000UM[00I WORKS JOHNSON & LINDHOM, Props. How Abmtt Yottr meat i Pay Your Bills By Check plan your expenditures according to a system I tht leaves a surplus for your Bank account. It is the only plan that scurely works to your financial advancement. This Bank wfll gladly cooperate with yo? to that end. FEBRUARY 16, 1922 0n State County Roads Routes Carry Four Times As Traflic--4)ther Reports Are Submitted. costs of grading and gray- run higher on state than on and this is due, Mr. Kipp the fact that the trunk routes times a. much traffic as roads and must be ot construction. That the state secured the lowest fires work is shown, however, b3 contracts averaging $1,200 a the prices paid by counties. tabulation shows trunk gramng averaging $5,39L2 ;; gravel surfacing at $3,510.36 and paving at $31,988.13 a last item including fine grad- and all other cost figures. Bridge Work Advanced. EHison, chief bridge engineer highway department, announ- comparatively less bridge Was done in 1921 than in other Years, but 55 new bridge pro- tt an average of $11,989 each an important addition to the The engdneer said that un- old highway laws many coun- good percentage of money with tim result that br'dgc lead on-other class improvement. other construction work is To insure public safety on and fills, 126,150 lineal about 25 miles Of guard rat at a co.-t of 66 cents a foot tha gn-ades drained and dry, lineal feet or nQarly 83 miles tile ws laid at 55VJ cents a cost. There were alo of portable culverts, :ra.ain- entrances, costing $i.76 a and 455 monolitlfic culves vt of $705.73 each. Right- clearing and grubbing, hand- special plov:iff, gutters and basins, retaining walls and axe part. of the new ira- listed. Spreads Benefits. ! Zmoothing and other upkeep of miles of trunk highways last took $2,224 227 of the $3,000,- set asid for maintenance, to W. F. Rosenwaid, chief engineer. cents of each mutate- dollar was paid for labor, the shows. Men and teams got of th dollar or $964,290 a 28 cents or $6 PA.0f0 paid trucks. In addition, labor- $133,500-6 cents of each aver- Other items making up were about 7 cents for culverts and other materials, J0 cents for equipment opera- less than one cent for un- items. and special upkeep the trunk routes aver-ged mile for the ason. That wages of patrolmen---one for sectioffthe reshaping surfacing operations which in ran close to new construe* and other like outlay. maintenance dollar diztribu- Shows 44/ cents to patrolmen, for repairs and 21 cents for a little over 1 cents for work and 5 cents for overhead and superintendence of all from executives to foremen in another way, smoothing and during theseason cost $144. mile; repairs $90.17 and better- $68.30: special work $5.08 an $16.21 cents a mile. Work Listed. forces also marked the routes with the official numbers stars, made the traffic con- up the detours and did much work. of 6,855 miles of trunk included the cutting of brush 1,692 miles, cleaning ],612 miles and raki,,g big stones 1,65i miles of highway. In re- :1,137 miles of trunk routes, crews moved 56.846 cu- of earth, excavated 600 yards rock, cut 53 miles of drainage and filled 30 bridge approaches 13 sink-holes. Likewise, resur- of 885 miles involved the plac- 632,367 cubic yards of gravel, of P25 miles of old sur- and the bui'ding of 27 miles of along paving. forces built 15 wooden and repaired 191 others and and repaired 136 cul- They built 24239 lineal feet raflg and painted and re- 9,330 feet more; placed 44,210 of snow fences; laid 15,780 linen! and 2,911 cubic yard,  Last but not least, the engineer edded, the built 63 mile of detours and 547 miles of detour uipment and lrqpection. equwe.tt department at the state fair grounds any fleets and s'nallr outfits flMd was operat'd in %q2.1 at an exrnse of $3r?,555% ac to the report of R. ,IL Coole,,, ef equrent, A di- average dollar spent for shows tat ebo,,t aO cepts usl for new parts, 30 rents for tnarhines 2 and the remaining 0 for runny sm,.ll items. An up- of the surplu war equie,nt tn.thcr w:fh the areuau- earnings of going prce wi 11 a bl gain for t,e -e wb,n i* SuneH-+'dant Cooley nd .prelm;nrv figures $100,000 of net earnings, '  ORTONVILLB END]D]N F. C. Lung, engineer of tests, is in charge of field inspections on construc- tion and also of the laboratories at the University of Minnesota where many material and other tests were made. Scientific tests of cement, as- phalt and other materials used IY the state in highway building-are ade by the score at the lalmratories and the costs of the service like those of field inspection are measured by mills, rath- er than cents, in the dollar graphs. This is the main insurance department in connection with the road work--the safe-guard against inferior materials, the engineers said and therefore one of first importance. HeM E,q BRIGHTENED BY CLO0'HING PROJ ECT More than 6000 Mime.*;o= families were able to profit last year fr.,m the lething and textile service a, imirds- tred from the office of extension work with women at University aFrm. e work was developed not only by -lothng specialists and home demon- stration agents of 11 counties and of iinneapolis, St. Paul and Dnluth. tut ore thsn 3600 we,men rec.eive,l pro- 'ions of the clothing instruC.i,m from local women who have had *he ad- vantage of the work with the  xten- sion representatives. The total raving to the women, ac- -ording to the univerity'. clothing reeiMist, Miss Euniee Rya, wa $56,- :66 for the year I921, assumintr the clothing h'd been purchased at retaP rices. Work of this chara,'ter can- not, however be meaaure,l fully and accurately in dollars and cents. PAYS TO DELIVER PURE, SWEET CREAM Creameries suffering losses due to oor grades of butter are urged by A J. McGuire, dairy speciali with the -ricultural extension division of he University ef Minnesota, to put on ar educational compai among their patrons for improving the quality ct heir cream. "Interest can be arou.ed in ha'.qn all cream delivered at least twwe v:eek and in improving the mett..od on the farms for greater care and ieanline so that pure sweet cream will be delivered," he says. "The 'i.!e difference in price between good a_o oor butter re'.ults in serL)us Io:es under present conditions an.t car, be prevented." A continuous loss in the price c butter because of poor quality ha. led to the failure of creameries. Mr. Mc- ware asscrts. A CoUeetor's Troubles. Good morning Ole. Your note has been placed in my hand for collection. Vet, I guess you got your hands full, den. Now, Ole, this account has been run- ning for years. I ehould vorry. If it can't run any longer let him valk. I called to have it settled. I'm villing to call it settled. Where is the bull we have a mort- gage on ? Bull, he got sick and went caputt, Now, Ole, we are in need of money. So vas L Dot what make de bull sick. Have you sold the hide ? Oh, yoyi I traded it for a yug of macaroni alcohol. Come by me to the house and I give you von drink and you see twenty bulls. No fooling, Ole, we expect you to pay this note. Dat's more than I expect. Understand you must pay in fulL I nil be full, alright, when I pay it. And don't forget the interest, Iabey you got more interest in it den I have Ole, I'm going to bring the sheriff to serve papers on yot Gude for you! 1 got nothing to read now but the news. If you tink of it bring along a box of snus.--Garretsen News. LEGAL NOTICES I , ,.@ Citation fo Healing on Petition to Sell, Mortgage or Lease Land. Estate of Andrew Nelson. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--as. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of An- drew Nelson, deceased. The state of Minnesota to Julia Swedlund, Grant Nelson, Amanda Christenson, Edna Olson, Esther O1- son, Leonard Hanson, Fritz Hanson, Ru'h Hmrson, Verna Swedlund and all persons interested in the mortgaging of certain lands belonging to said es- tate. The petition of Frank Swedlund as representative of the above named decedent, being duly filed in this court representing that it is necessary and or the best interest of said estate ard of all interest therein that car- ain lands of sid estate described therein be mortgaged and praying that a license be to him granted to mortgage the same, , Now, thsrefore, you and ech of you, are hereby rt'ed and reourcd to show cause, if any yon h-ve, bfore this t:curt, at the Probate Court Rooms, in the courthouse in the City of Ortonvi||e, County of Bi Stone. tale of inesotm on the 6th day of March 19-2, at 10 o'clock a. m., why "he vrover of said petition should not be ,ranted. Wltnes, the Jud.s of sq:d on. ,d the o-I of s-'d court, this 7th day of February, 9?. R. B. HUDSON, Jna o P,)bate Court. CIAD,,LI,S . CTTVq'N, .t-,ev r Pctitioner First Pub. Feb. 9 Sw Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale Default having been made in the contaons of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale dateo March , ltZ, and recorded in the office of me Register of Deeds of Big 8tone county, Minnesoteb March 17, 19z0 at 9:a. m. in Book 54 of mortgages on page 239, whereby Harry Pultts, mort- gagor, mortgaged to Peter 8wenson, mortgagee, toe south half of the normeast q ( of NE) ot section rive (o), township one hundred twenty-one (tZ1), range forty-tour (44), and the north ht of the south- west quarler (N/.o o W), and tle northwest quar'er of the southeast quarter (N ,uz of SENt), of sectcm uurty-three (33), township one kun- Ored twenty-two (IZ2), range forty iour (44), Big Stone County, Minne- sota, by which default the power el sle has become operative and na ac- son or proceeding at law hawng been imLituted to recover the debt secure tt,ereby or any part tileroof, mm bereas pursuant to the terms of sam mmtgage by reason of such default, tam tmuersigned owner oi said mort- gage has declared the entire debt se- uted by stud mortgage as immetu- ate.y due and payable and there is claimed to be flue on said mortgage at the date hereof, the sum of Tea Thousand, Four Htmdred Sixty-seven and ten oue hundredths {419,467.10) Dollars. Now, notice is hereby given that by virtue of said power, said mort- gage, will be foreclosed and sm prermses sold at public auction by the sherilf of said county, or his deputy on Saturday, February 25, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. ,m., at the front doo of the Courthouse in Ortonville in sam (unty, to pay said debt, interest, at- torney's fees and disbursements al lowed by law. 1Sated Jmmary 12, 1922. PETER SWENSON, Mortgagee A. B. KAERCHER, Attorney, Ortonvilte, Minn. First pub. Jan. 12 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the onditions of a certain mortgage con- raining a Power of Sale, bearing date he first, day of March. 1915, and re- orded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone CaunW, Minne- sota, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, f at 3:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 5J of Mortgages on page 35, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged tc Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, Minnesota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEA) of section :ine (9), township one hundred twcn ty-one (121) noth of Rane forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Governmen', survey thereof, be it more or less whkh mortge was given to surc purchase price of the above described and in the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and no-one hundredths ($5,- 600.00) dollars and interest according to the terms of the certain note in said mortgage described, which de- fault consists in the failure "and re- fusal of said mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest upon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one hundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of whi'h default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hrs become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- cover the debt secured by said mOrt- gage or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due to the mortgagee at the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 (**5,604.97) dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby given that by virtue of the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained, the said mortgage will be fore(losed by the sale Qf the above described mort- gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of sMd Big Stone County, Minnesota, or Ida deputy, on Saturlay, the 25th dw of March, 19'22, at two o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse, in the city of Ortonvill, Big Stone County, blinneota, to pay'the said debt secured by said mortgage with nterest thereon to the date of sale and. the attorney's fees and costs and dis'ursement. of sale allowed by law. Dated February Fth. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for, Mortgagee, Madison, Minnesota. HOWARD BABCOCK of Counsel. First Pub. Feb. 9 To avoid unkind criticimn, -othn Be no+hin. THE WEST HOTEL Minneapolis. M|nnet. Following t h e dewnward treld in prive is now offer- inz roms at-- $1.50 to $2.00--,Without Bath $2.00 to f 09--With Bath With Moderate Priced --Cafe-- In Cn,tn Throw the hooks into your job in- cted of into the other fellow. Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- taining a Power of Sale, bearing date the first day of March, 1915, and re- corded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minn sots, on the 22nd day of March, 1915, at 2:30 o'clock p. m., in Book 50 of Mortgages on page 34, whereby Ben Swanson and Hannah Swanson, his wife, as mortgagors, mortgaged to Henry E. Witte of Big Stone County, ' Minne.ota, as mortgagee, the real es- tate lying and being situated in the county of Big Stone. State of Minne- sota, described as follows ,to-wit: The northeast quarter (NEV) of section nine (9), township one hundred twen- ty-one (121) north of Range forty- four (44) west of the 5th principal meridian, containing 160 acres accord- ing to the United States Government survey thereof, be it more or less, which mortgage wa given to secure purchase price of the above described 'and in the sum of Five Thousand and no-one hundredths ($5,000.0) dollars a nd interest according to th e Lere of the certain note in said mortgage described, which default consists in the failure and re- fusal of s'id mortgagors to pay the annual installment of interest mpon said mortgage in the sum of Three Hundred and no-one bundredths ($300.00) dollars, which became due and payable on the 1st day of March, 1921, by reason of which default the said mortgagee has declared the whole sum secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and by which default the Power of Sale in said mortgage contained hv.s become operative and no action or proceeding at law having been instituted to re- rover the debt secured by said mort- gage or any part thereof, and tlere is clained to be due to the mortgagee at "the date of this notice the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Four and 97-100 ($5,604.97) Dollars. Now, therefore, notice is hereby gives that by virtue of the Power of ' ' Sale in said mortgag contained, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the above described mort gaged premises at public auction by the Sheriff of said Big Stone County. Minnesota, or his deputy, on Saturday the 25th day of March, 1922, at on o'clock in the afternoon of said day at the front door of the Courthouse in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, to pay the sak  debt secured by said mortgage with intere,t thereon to the date of sale and the attorney's fees and costs an(! disbursements ef sale allowed by law Dated February 'th. 1922. HENRY E. WITTE, Mortgagee A. W. EWING, Attorney for Mortgagee. Madb'on, Minncso+a. HOWARD BABCOCK f Counsel. First Prb. Frb. 9 6w Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sa'e. Default having been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage con- lathing a power of sale, dated, Janu- ary Second, 1919, and duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, May 19, 1919, at 9:00 o'clock a. m., in Book 53 of Mortgages, on page 317, where- by Christopher F. Fetch and Emma torch, his wife, and Michael Ferch and Julia Fetch, hiswife, mortgagors, mortgaged to Hiram Brown, mort- gagee, tae South Half of the North- west Quarter of Section Two (2), Lots two (2), three (3), five (5), eix (6), nd seven (7), the southeas quarter of he northeast uarte, the east half of the southeast quarter and the north- west quarter of the southeast quartos of section three (3), and lots one (1), and two (2), of section ten (10), all in township one hundred twenty (120) of range forty-five (45), containing 435.33 acres, more or lees, according to the U. S. Government survey there- of situated in ald Big Stone County, Minnesota, by which default*the power of sale has become operative, and no action or pro-eeding at law having been instituted to recover the debt secured thereby, or any part thereof, and there is claimed to be due on said mortgage ar.d note at the date hereot Eight Hundred Fifty-nine Dollars and thirty-seven cents ($859.37), to which should be added Eighty-two Dollarr and fifty-seven cents ($257), being the taxes of 1019 on said land paid by the mortgagee, and four dollars and seventy-even cents ($4.77), inter- eat thereon, and there should also be added. Fourteen Hundred Sixty-five Dollars and thirty-four cents ($1,465.- 34), being the interest on prior mort- gages on said land paid by the mort- gagee, and interest thereon, 11 p-i(I puuant to the terms of said mort- w gage, making the total amount due at the date of this notice on the In- Say debtedness serured by std mortgage Twenty-four Hu-r Twelve Dollars and Five cemts ($2,412.05). Now, noti-e is hereby given, that by virtue of sad power, said mort- I1[ gage will be foreclosed and said prem- ises sold at public auction, by the sheriff of said county, or his deputy, on Saturday, March 25, 1922, at 10[ |1 o'clock a. m., at the front door of the[ |[t1 Court House in Ortonvtlle, in said[ |[ ounty, to ray said debt, interest, I Ill! ments l'owed by law. Ill!' Dated February st, fe22. /I11 H. C. GILBERT, Attorney, ,237 Metrepo'itm Life Bnilding, t  Minne-rol's, Minnesota.  ewt  Flrt Prb. Feb. 9 "Girls are not so helpless as they ued to be." to roll their own cigarettes and stock- ings." Touching. At first e touches up her bir, To see if it is in place. And then, with manner debonair, She touches up her face. A touch of curls behind her ear. A touch of cuffs and coltars, And then she is off to daddy dear. T touch him up for dollars. Punch Bowl. Not Strong. Cranky Cnstomerls this well wa- ter ? Chipper Clerk--Dot it look sick? --Juggler. PAGE 3 Wells Drilled I [ am prepared to put down yoar well in the least t:hse and smallest ceet to you. See me first- J. A. SMITH R. $, Ortonville Phone 10-F-If . i ] I Ill I Ill II II Be Sure You're Right About Your Battery Your battery may seem to be so full of life that you may conclude everything is O.K. But it pays to be sure, because batteries sometimes die very suddenly, right when they seem to be m the best of health. Here at Battery Headquarters we know the facts before we tell you either that your battery is in good shape or that t needs re- pairs or replacement. 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