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PAGE 8 .............. "&apos;"""" THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT THURSDAY, MAY 19, i i t I WANT ADS @ LOST--Gohl bowed eye glasses and case; last Tuesday morning. Mrs. Hayden French. 2-1-p FOR SALE--Red Clover Seed. In- quire Earl Stephens, Ortonville. 1-c FOR SALE Six dining" room chair. practically new, one roll top desk and swivel chair, and one counter table. Inquire Joe Dann, Pioneer Meat Market. 2-1-c FOR SALE--Two governors for Ford- son tractor. Used but very little. Will sell cheap. Inquire Indepen- (lent Office. Phone 297. 2-1-p FOR SALE Pure bred Duroc Jer- sey boars. Six. eight, and ten weeks old. Benj. Stegner. Beards- ley. Ortonville parties call 130-J. 2-2-p FOR SALE---Having sold my house, I wish to dispose of the following property at private sale one 3-sec- tion bookcase, one writing desk. one plane, one music cabinet, one din- ing room table, six chairs, one pedestal plant stand, one daven- port, one brass bedstead, one Way Sagles spring, one mattress, two porch chairs, one small stand, one porch stand, three brown rugs, two small rockers, one hat rack, one kitchen cabinet, one trunk, two ma- hogany rockers, one dining room picture, one square stand, two oak chairs, one air tight heater, and oth- er articles too numerous to mention. F. E. Shepard, Ortonville, Phone 218-J. 2-1-c F)R SALE--One new 40x30 panel Minneapolis Silo, 93 ton manufac- tured by Puffer Hubbard Co. on reasonable terms. Inquire at In- dependent office. 50-tf-c FOR SALe--Auto shed or garage, 14x16 feet, with room for two cars. Kee Welch. Phone 168-J or call Ford garage. 49-tf-c FOR SALE--Power Jack for No. 15 De Laval Cream Separator. New Inquire of the Independent. 51-tf-c STORAGE--A dry place to store your fmaiture, piano, stoves, or your car, at Alvah I. Matthews. Orton- ville, Minn. 52-tf-c TA'KEN IN--Six Holsteiwcalves came to my placeSunday. Owner please call for them at my place. George Arndt, living on the old George Miley farm in Pleasant Valley. 2-1-p WANTED--Girl ,for general house- work. Mrs. R. C. Schoen. Orton- Ville. Phone 210. 2-1-c FOR RENT--Room at reasonable price. Inquire of Art Soever. 2-e I ROOMS FOR RENT-For the sum- mer months, five ,.modern, furnished rooms. Telephone 48. 1-3-p FOR RENT--My property known as the Dan Eames place, just north of McGee's Park an the lake. Modern house, barn, fine garden and or- chard; for summer season or for one year. William Gerhardt, Big Stone City, S.D. 51-tf-c PASTURAGE FOR RENT--I can take in about 30 or 40 head of cat- tle in my pasture on the old Holman farm in the town of Otrey, at $4.00 per head, for the season. Henry Thiel, Route 2, Ortonville, Minn. 50-tf-c PASTURE TO LET--Will accommo- date 100 head.. Good spring water and plenty feed. Will also take cattle and horses on the Mat Luch- singer place. E. O. Ceaser, Odes- sa, Minn. 52-tf-c PASTURE FOR RENT--Will take in 100 head of cattle in my 200 acre pasture south of Big Stone City, Fine spring water "and plenty of feed. Woven wire fence. A.B. Kaercher, Ortonville, Minn. LOCAL MARKET (Thursday, May 19, 1921) Hers .............................................. 14c Roosters ...................................... 7c Ducks .......................................... 15c Geese ............................................ 7c Eggs, per doz ........................... 15c Cream .......................................... 24c Guinea Hans, per doz ........... $5.50 Farmers Elevator and Fuel Company. Wheat, 55 pounds .................. $1.24 Barley ......................................... 41 Oats ........................................... 25 Rye ............................................ 1.11 Flax .......................................... 1.60 Corn ........................................... 37 Teamwork. It ain't the guns nor armament Nor the funds that they can pay, But the close co-operation That makes them win the day. It ain't the individtial, Nor the army as a whole, But the everlastin' teamwork Of every bloomin' soul. --Rudyard Kipling. See What She Drew. "You haven't much on the menu. Still, it doesn't matter--my wife is easily satisfied." Waiter: "If she's your wife she must be."---Meggendor- er Blaete (Munich), "Cheer up old man. Why don't you :drown your sorrow?" "She's bigger than I am, and besides, it would be murderI"---London (Eng.) Tid-Bits. Epidemics of hiccoughs are report- ed. This home brew often shakes a man's diaphragm. State Prison Exonerated ment. This, he said, was being gen- to promote the breeding of the right From Profiteering Charge erally and fast recognized, especially kind of Holstein-Friesmn cattle and in view of the great exodus of young Chester White swineinthiscommun- Make "SAVE" YOUR SLOGAN| During the recent session of the people from the farms to the city ity and the surrounding country..The state legislature the Senate commit- where they find more recreational reasons we have chosen the Holstein- facilities. Friesian is that first of all they hold tee on Public Institutions submitted a very interesting report upon an in- He urged that Ortonville and the the world's milk and butter records vestigation it had conducted about the community get 'together and buiht up over all other breeds, secondly be- What is better than that? Savings is the foundation umored hi'h prices and the exhor- a community buihling, saying that cause they are easy feeders and are of success.. You reap what you sow. Don't ex.pect to har- bitant profits alleged to have t)een the community spirit must have a of the large type and will thrive bet- vest a crop of dollars for your old age unless you plant made by the Minnesota State Prison home. ter in this northern climate. As for on its agricultural implements. The response of his hearel, to- the Chester White swine, their utility a few today. Tlere had been numerous rumors gether with the fact that his talks is unexcelled. The pork and lard of the to the effect ofnjustified prices and were a general topic of conversation, Chester White swine is nearest per- profits far in excess of any legiti- proved the appreciation of his rues- fection as ,,'as demonstrated year af- ORTONVILLE STATE BAN! mate .manufacturing business, and the sage to all who heard him. ter year at the Internqtional Live- purpose of the investigation was to The food contest, which has been stock Show and Exposition at Chicago. John Carlson, President. ascertai the real facts of the matter, a feature of every Market Day, was They have hown this by winning more C.J. Stark, Cashier. H.A. Stucke, Ass't. Cashit The committee not only investi- held in the offices of the Moore Land prizes in the pure bred. grade and g'atcd the sales reports for last year company. The usual large number of cross bred classes, in tim barrow and a nmn})er of years previous, but entries was made. shows and caass tests than any oth- Prize winners at the Butter an(] er breed since 1901 with the first In- -: went into prices charged by competi- tors, manufacturing problems, in- Food contest held on Market Day, ternational Livestock Exposition was creased costs and many other phases May 17 for each of the divisions were: held. Packers and butchers Fay a of t he work. It was found that in one ButterFirst. Mrs. J,A. Smith, $2; premium :or Chester White hoffs. Bl,unswlc00l year--from 1919 to 1920--there had second. Mrs. E. Miles, $1.50; third, They have good dispositions, are pro- been increased costs on raw materials Mrs. Geo. Holm, $1. lific and are excelled sucklers. Ches- going into the machinery from 105 Angel Food Cake--First, Mrs. ter White sows are unexcelled in rais- 0000ereent0000258pe00cent`00F0000.x-F00ankHarris000000..0000;sc000000d00Miss0000a-00n00a00a00.g.pe00.e'`00fthefar00.00w. :TIRES; ample, common iron had advanced 188 bel G. Kaercher. $1, AVe have a sister of the Worhl's per cent, Devils Food Cake First. Mrs. Champion Chester White sow in our Instead of increasing the selling Wolf, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- herd." -- price of the machines proportionately ton, $1. Wm. Gerhardt is also affiliated with the Minnesota'State Prison kept its Light Cookies First, Mrs. C. F. the fiTn in their enterprise, and will machinery prices down and'as a con- Steffen, $1.50; second, Miss Helen make his home on the farm with his ",sequence the agricultural implement Stock. $l. nephew, Mr. Schafer. department was conducted at a loss in Dark Cookies--First, Miss Agnes excess of $100,000 last year. For- Brown, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- MIOK]E SY tunately however, there was sufficient ton, $1. profit on the twine to offset the loss Doughnuts--First, Mrs. Otto La- 4, Ab,'( flA \\; Combe, $1.50; second, Mrs. E. Miles, ,(O0{SDtOy..t,C,f\\; on the machinery side, so that the in- Cinnamon Rolls--First, Mrs. Lund- stitution operated without a deficit. $1. ',kk ?_.n.a  Kt 4Ot). It is worthy of note also that the D_'XX:)RF=)0. binder twine sold at a price far lower storm, $1.50; second, Mrs. John Carl- ,'T 4Ok). JO4 4h'fi4T..5'flh than was charged for twine by any son, $1. ,qp,:tlO vl Let competitor. Rolls--First, Mrs. John Carlson, . v , , 1 of a next tire be The Senate committee report fur- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. ' ,  4OO,( ther brought out the fact that the Rye BreadFirst, Mrs. J. A. John- 'CW  '   is farmers of this state are not lending son, $1; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $.75.  t. OA)4M'q- O-[ SUlport to this institution which it so White Bread--First, Mrs. Lund- .. ,j COSt, and you richly deserves. As a matter of fact strom, $1; second Mrs. Wolf, $.75. _ O.NOk price soon it was learned that more machines Lemon Pie--First, Mrs. P. B. Vikre, are sold outside this state than with- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. Ot in its borders. , Apple Pie--First, Mrs. A. W. Me- service. It would seem that farmers in oth- Lane, $1.50; second, Mrs. P. B. Vfkre, er states appreciate a good thing more $1. than the farmers of this state who were expected to benefit. It was the Eastern Buyer Wants opinion of those conducting the in- California Eggs vestigation, if the farmers of Minne- sota would make a greater effort to "Would it be possible for you to buy Minnesota machines, that the pro- furnish us with the address of 'W. & duction would naturally be increased G.' egg shippers from somewhere in and this would bring about a conse- the State of California?" quenty lower selling price to farmers. This was the question asked in a Without giving the report in detail letter addressed to the U. S. Bureau it was felt by the co,mmittee if the of Markets by a larg'e grocery house prop, er support and co-operation were in western Pennsylvania. TEe rea- ,-------- furnished by the farmers of the state son for this question is shown bythe Ortonville., ,,gVu'can:z:n00 o,,Co" that the Minnesota State Prison coutd following quotation from the letter operate still more effieiently and re- received: suit in an even greater saving to the "Two weeks ago, evidently oW- (t farmers of Minnesota. ing to an oversupply in New York, a few cars of white eggs --The Legion Play and Tag Day are two big events this week. MANY PEOPLE IN ORTON- found their way into this city. We VILLE ON MARKET DAY bought severat cars and the above (Continued from page !) name was on the candling slips o inside the case, but no address ,, could be found any where, and as provide their share of collective re- the ownership of the cars had sponsibility, changed several times, we could In no few words did he give his get no information as to the or- Demonstrations opinion of the mail order houses of iginal point of shipment. The the country and substantiating his quality, grading, and packing'vf assertions with a wide array of facts, these eggs was far superior to told of the detrimental effect of them any we have had the pleasure of on the community. Town after town handling and we would like .to has fallen to a low level because of get intocommunicafio'nwiththese NOW In Progress the business the maL order houses shippers." take away from the loaal merchants, That it would pay the farmers o he said, but the redeeming feature of this country to produce a high quality this was that when the people realized of eggs and to grade and pack them their mistake, they pursued the right properly for market is emphasized in course and kept business at home. the inquiry made by this rm.  is "The troubJe for the most part with generally admitted that the success business in the small city and town was of the producers' egg marketing as- that they failed to use as they should spciations on the Pacific coast map be two things--common sense and ader- largely attributed to the care exer- rising. It is thru the propaganda cised in the proper grading and pack- which the mail order houses spread ing of their products for market. Co- in the stupendus fld f advertising perative assciatins usually learn t that they get the business which sooner or later than a standardized, i should be done at harne where it properly graded product is awinner would build up a community, with the trade and an essential fun- Failure to co-operate was not giv- damental to successful marketing. ing benefits to both the people in the country and those in town that they LARGE DAIRY IS should have. "Benefits which come STARTED HERE to the farmers will also benefit the (Continued from page 1) town people, and those that the people Electric in town get will also benefit the far- to take the animal heat from the mers. Their interests are interde- cream immediately after it has been pendent," he said. separated. The firm has just put- Washer chased a milking machine which will Mr. Karr particularly stressed the milk four cows at the time. necessity of providing community Speaking o the selection of Hol- centers where the young people would steins and Chester Whites for the have a place for wholesome entertain- farm, Mr. Schafer said, "Our ahn is ii i Have you ever seen a Tho Washing Machine in actual use? The 500,000 women who use Thors couldn't be brilJed to part with their Thor. i i Drop into our store and see one of, these demonstrations. You will readi- Law Un i o n & Re c k ]y see why theThor Washer has become so indispensible to these women. mp IT WILL Save you strength, save you a great deal of time, save I ns u r a nee Co _any your clothes, reduce your laundry expenses, and give you lots of freshly Established 1805  washed clothes. FIRE--TORNADO--AUTOMOBILE FLOATER COVERAGE--USE AND OCCUPANCY: "TOURIST FLOATER. PROMPT ADJUSTMENT OF LOSSES Thor Demonstrator in Your Own Home To acquaint you with the merits of the Ortonville to use our Thor demonstrator ms- Thor we want each and every woman in chine in her own home for at least one wash- inv. We will bring the machine to your home and when you are thru with your washing we will come and get it--all without expense or obligation on your part. The use of our dan- onstrator machine will acquaint you with the merits of the Thor so that when you buy we believe you will buy a Thor. Arrange today for a free trial of our demonstrator. See A. B. K2ERCHER CO. Ortonville, Minnesota t Alvah I. Matthews Ortonville Minn. PAGE 8 .............. "'"""" THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT THURSDAY, MAY 19, i i t I WANT ADS @ LOST--Gohl bowed eye glasses and case; last Tuesday morning. Mrs. Hayden French. 2-1-p FOR SALE--Red Clover Seed. In- quire Earl Stephens, Ortonville. 1-c FOR SALE Six dining" room chair. practically new, one roll top desk and swivel chair, and one counter table. Inquire Joe Dann, Pioneer Meat Market. 2-1-c FOR SALE--Two governors for Ford- son tractor. Used but very little. Will sell cheap. Inquire Indepen- (lent Office. Phone 297. 2-1-p FOR SALE Pure bred Duroc Jer- sey boars. Six. eight, and ten weeks old. Benj. Stegner. Beards- ley. Ortonville parties call 130-J. 2-2-p FOR SALE---Having sold my house, I wish to dispose of the following property at private sale one 3-sec- tion bookcase, one writing desk. one plane, one music cabinet, one din- ing room table, six chairs, one pedestal plant stand, one daven- port, one brass bedstead, one Way Sagles spring, one mattress, two porch chairs, one small stand, one porch stand, three brown rugs, two small rockers, one hat rack, one kitchen cabinet, one trunk, two ma- hogany rockers, one dining room picture, one square stand, two oak chairs, one air tight heater, and oth- er articles too numerous to mention. F. E. Shepard, Ortonville, Phone 218-J. 2-1-c F)R SALE--One new 40x30 panel Minneapolis Silo, 93 ton manufac- tured by Puffer Hubbard Co. on reasonable terms. Inquire at In- dependent office. 50-tf-c FOR SALe--Auto shed or garage, 14x16 feet, with room for two cars. Kee Welch. Phone 168-J or call Ford garage. 49-tf-c FOR SALE--Power Jack for No. 15 De Laval Cream Separator. New Inquire of the Independent. 51-tf-c STORAGE--A dry place to store your fmaiture, piano, stoves, or your car, at Alvah I. Matthews. Orton- ville, Minn. 52-tf-c TA'KEN IN--Six Holsteiwcalves came to my placeSunday. Owner please call for them at my place. George Arndt, living on the old George Miley farm in Pleasant Valley. 2-1-p WANTED--Girl ,for general house- work. Mrs. R. C. Schoen. Orton- Ville. Phone 210. 2-1-c FOR RENT--Room at reasonable price. Inquire of Art Soever. 2-e I ROOMS FOR RENT-For the sum- mer months, five ,.modern, furnished rooms. Telephone 48. 1-3-p FOR RENT--My property known as the Dan Eames place, just north of McGee's Park an the lake. Modern house, barn, fine garden and or- chard; for summer season or for one year. William Gerhardt, Big Stone City, S.D. 51-tf-c PASTURAGE FOR RENT--I can take in about 30 or 40 head of cat- tle in my pasture on the old Holman farm in the town of Otrey, at $4.00 per head, for the season. Henry Thiel, Route 2, Ortonville, Minn. 50-tf-c PASTURE TO LET--Will accommo- date 100 head.. Good spring water and plenty feed. Will also take cattle and horses on the Mat Luch- singer place. E. O. Ceaser, Odes- sa, Minn. 52-tf-c PASTURE FOR RENT--Will take in 100 head of cattle in my 200 acre pasture south of Big Stone City, Fine spring water "and plenty of feed. Woven wire fence. A.B. Kaercher, Ortonville, Minn. LOCAL MARKET (Thursday, May 19, 1921) Hers .............................................. 14c Roosters ...................................... 7c Ducks .......................................... 15c Geese ............................................ 7c Eggs, per doz ........................... 15c Cream .......................................... 24c Guinea Hans, per doz ........... $5.50 Farmers Elevator and Fuel Company. Wheat, 55 pounds .................. $1.24 Barley ......................................... 41 Oats ........................................... 25 Rye ............................................ 1.11 Flax .......................................... 1.60 Corn ........................................... 37 Teamwork. It ain't the guns nor armament Nor the funds that they can pay, But the close co-operation That makes them win the day. It ain't the individtial, Nor the army as a whole, But the everlastin' teamwork Of every bloomin' soul. --Rudyard Kipling. See What She Drew. "You haven't much on the menu. Still, it doesn't matter--my wife is easily satisfied." Waiter: "If she's your wife she must be."---Meggendor- er Blaete (Munich), "Cheer up old man. Why don't you :drown your sorrow?" "She's bigger than I am, and besides, it would be murderI"---London (Eng.) Tid-Bits. Epidemics of hiccoughs are report- ed. This home brew often shakes a man's diaphragm. State Prison Exonerated ment. This, he said, was being gen- to promote the breeding of the right From Profiteering Charge erally and fast recognized, especially kind of Holstein-Friesmn cattle and in view of the great exodus of young Chester White swineinthiscommun- Make "SAVE" YOUR SLOGAN| During the recent session of the people from the farms to the city ity and the surrounding country..The state legislature the Senate commit- where they find more recreational reasons we have chosen the Holstein- facilities. Friesian is that first of all they hold tee on Public Institutions submitted a very interesting report upon an in- He urged that Ortonville and the the world's milk and butter records vestigation it had conducted about the community get 'together and buiht up over all other breeds, secondly be- What is better than that? Savings is the foundation umored hi'h prices and the exhor- a community buihling, saying that cause they are easy feeders and are of success.. You reap what you sow. Don't ex.pect to har- bitant profits alleged to have t)een the community spirit must have a of the large type and will thrive bet- vest a crop of dollars for your old age unless you plant made by the Minnesota State Prison home. ter in this northern climate. As for on its agricultural implements. The response of his hearel, to- the Chester White swine, their utility a few today. Tlere had been numerous rumors gether with the fact that his talks is unexcelled. The pork and lard of the to the effect ofnjustified prices and were a general topic of conversation, Chester White swine is nearest per- profits far in excess of any legiti- proved the appreciation of his rues- fection as ,,'as demonstrated year af- ORTONVILLE STATE BAN! mate .manufacturing business, and the sage to all who heard him. ter year at the Internqtional Live- purpose of the investigation was to The food contest, which has been stock Show and Exposition at Chicago. John Carlson, President. ascertai the real facts of the matter, a feature of every Market Day, was They have hown this by winning more C.J. Stark, Cashier. H.A. Stucke, Ass't. Cashit The committee not only investi- held in the offices of the Moore Land prizes in the pure bred. grade and g'atcd the sales reports for last year company. The usual large number of cross bred classes, in tim barrow and a nmn})er of years previous, but entries was made. shows and caass tests than any oth- Prize winners at the Butter an(] er breed since 1901 with the first In- -: went into prices charged by competi- tors, manufacturing problems, in- Food contest held on Market Day, ternational Livestock Exposition was creased costs and many other phases May 17 for each of the divisions were: held. Packers and butchers Fay a of t he work. It was found that in one ButterFirst. Mrs. J,A. Smith, $2; premium :or Chester White hoffs. Bl,unswlc00l year--from 1919 to 1920--there had second. Mrs. E. Miles, $1.50; third, They have good dispositions, are pro- been increased costs on raw materials Mrs. Geo. Holm, $1. lific and are excelled sucklers. Ches- going into the machinery from 105 Angel Food Cake--First, Mrs. ter White sows are unexcelled in rais- 0000ereent0000258pe00cent`00F0000.x-F00ankHarris000000..0000;sc000000d00Miss0000a-00n00a00a00.g.pe00.e'`00fthefar00.00w. :TIRES; ample, common iron had advanced 188 bel G. Kaercher. $1, AVe have a sister of the Worhl's per cent, Devils Food Cake First. Mrs. Champion Chester White sow in our Instead of increasing the selling Wolf, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- herd." -- price of the machines proportionately ton, $1. Wm. Gerhardt is also affiliated with the Minnesota'State Prison kept its Light Cookies First, Mrs. C. F. the fiTn in their enterprise, and will machinery prices down and'as a con- Steffen, $1.50; second, Miss Helen make his home on the farm with his ",sequence the agricultural implement Stock. $l. nephew, Mr. Schafer. department was conducted at a loss in Dark Cookies--First, Miss Agnes excess of $100,000 last year. For- Brown, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- MIOK]E SY tunately however, there was sufficient ton, $1. profit on the twine to offset the loss Doughnuts--First, Mrs. Otto La- 4, Ab,'( flA \\; Combe, $1.50; second, Mrs. E. Miles, ,(O0{SDtOy..t,C,f\\; on the machinery side, so that the in- Cinnamon Rolls--First, Mrs. Lund- stitution operated without a deficit. $1. ',kk ?_.n.a  Kt 4Ot). It is worthy of note also that the D_'XX:)RF=)0. binder twine sold at a price far lower storm, $1.50; second, Mrs. John Carl- ,'T 4Ok). JO4 4h'fi4T..5'flh than was charged for twine by any son, $1. ,qp,:tlO vl Let competitor. Rolls--First, Mrs. John Carlson, . v , , 1 of a next tire be The Senate committee report fur- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. ' ,  4OO,( ther brought out the fact that the Rye BreadFirst, Mrs. J. A. John- 'CW  '   is farmers of this state are not lending son, $1; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $.75.  t. OA)4M'q- O-[ SUlport to this institution which it so White Bread--First, Mrs. Lund- .. ,j COSt, and you richly deserves. As a matter of fact strom, $1; second Mrs. Wolf, $.75. _ O.NOk price soon it was learned that more machines Lemon Pie--First, Mrs. P. B. Vikre, are sold outside this state than with- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. Ot in its borders. , Apple Pie--First, Mrs. A. W. Me- service. It would seem that farmers in oth- Lane, $1.50; second, Mrs. P. B. Vfkre, er states appreciate a good thing more $1. than the farmers of this state who were expected to benefit. It was the Eastern Buyer Wants opinion of those conducting the in- California Eggs vestigation, if the farmers of Minne- sota would make a greater effort to "Would it be possible for you to buy Minnesota machines, that the pro- furnish us with the address of 'W. & duction would naturally be increased G.' egg shippers from somewhere in and this would bring about a conse- the State of California?" quenty lower selling price to farmers. This was the question asked in a Without giving the report in detail letter addressed to the U. S. Bureau it was felt by the co,mmittee if the of Markets by a larg'e grocery house prop, er support and co-operation were in western Pennsylvania. TEe rea- ,-------- furnished by the farmers of the state son for this question is shown bythe Ortonville., ,,gVu'can:z:n00 o,,Co" that the Minnesota State Prison coutd following quotation from the letter operate still more effieiently and re- received: suit in an even greater saving to the "Two weeks ago, evidently oW- (t farmers of Minnesota. ing to an oversupply in New York, a few cars of white eggs --The Legion Play and Tag Day are two big events this week. MANY PEOPLE IN ORTON- found their way into this city. We VILLE ON MARKET DAY bought severat cars and the above (Continued from page !) name was on the candling slips o inside the case, but no address ,, could be found any where, and as provide their share of collective re- the ownership of the cars had sponsibility, changed several times, we could In no few words did he give his get no information as to the or- Demonstrations opinion of the mail order houses of iginal point of shipment. The the country and substantiating his quality, grading, and packing'vf assertions with a wide array of facts, these eggs was far superior to told of the detrimental effect of them any we have had the pleasure of on the community. Town after town handling and we would like .to has fallen to a low level because of get intocommunicafio'nwiththese NOW In Progress the business the maL order houses shippers." take away from the loaal merchants, That it would pay the farmers o he said, but the redeeming feature of this country to produce a high quality this was that when the people realized of eggs and to grade and pack them their mistake, they pursued the right properly for market is emphasized in course and kept business at home. the inquiry made by this rm.  is "The troubJe for the most part with generally admitted that the success business in the small city and town was of the producers' egg marketing as- that they failed to use as they should spciations on the Pacific coast map be two things--common sense and ader- largely attributed to the care exer- rising. It is thru the propaganda cised in the proper grading and pack- which the mail order houses spread ing of their products for market. Co- in the stupendus fld f advertising perative assciatins usually learn t that they get the business which sooner or later than a standardized, i should be done at harne where it properly graded product is awinner would build up a community, with the trade and an essential fun- Failure to co-operate was not giv- damental to successful marketing. ing benefits to both the people in the country and those in town that they LARGE DAIRY IS should have. "Benefits which come STARTED HERE to the farmers will also benefit the (Continued from page 1) town people, and those that the people Electric in town get will also benefit the far- to take the animal heat from the mers. Their interests are interde- cream immediately after it has been pendent," he said. separated. The firm has just put- Washer chased a milking machine which will Mr. Karr particularly stressed the milk four cows at the time. necessity of providing community Speaking o the selection of Hol- centers where the young people would steins and Chester Whites for the have a place for wholesome entertain- farm, Mr. Schafer said, "Our ahn is ii i Have you ever seen a Tho Washing Machine in actual use? The 500,000 women who use Thors couldn't be brilJed to part with their Thor. i i Drop into our store and see one of, these demonstrations. You will readi- Law Un i o n & Re c k ]y see why theThor Washer has become so indispensible to these women. mp IT WILL Save you strength, save you a great deal of time, save I ns u r a nee Co _any your clothes, reduce your laundry expenses, and give you lots of freshly Established 1805  washed clothes. FIRE--TORNADO--AUTOMOBILE FLOATER COVERAGE--USE AND OCCUPANCY: "TOURIST FLOATER. PROMPT ADJUSTMENT OF LOSSES Thor Demonstrator in Your Own Home To acquaint you with the merits of the Ortonville to use our Thor demonstrator ms- Thor we want each and every woman in chine in her own home for at least one wash- inv. We will bring the machine to your home and when you are thru with your washing we will come and get it--all without expense or obligation on your part. The use of our dan- onstrator machine will acquaint you with the merits of the Thor so that when you buy we believe you will buy a Thor. Arrange today for a free trial of our demonstrator. See A. B. K2ERCHER CO. Ortonville, Minnesota t Alvah I. Matthews Ortonville Minn. PAGE 8 ..... ,  THE ORTONTILLE INDEPENDENT THURSDAY * * State Prison Exonerated meat. Tbls he said was being g en-[ o pmo  he brd ng of he r gh WANT ADS I From Profiteerin Ch r rally a,d ft rognizpd, especially kind of Holstein FrleMan cattle and ___ , g  a ge a view of the greaL exodus of young Chester Whit e swine in this ommun   LO ......................... D" th s " f th I ...................................................... Make SAVE YOUR SLOGA .... last *l'esday morning. M,.. t m n  reen .'n 're where they find .......... tinl ......... have be H ,stein. -- .......... Uaydpn Preach. 2-l-p e -e ">gtlale-nldCuetl:ngh$el;l fllities. ]'riesian ig that first of all hey ho - . on u le ns . , He urged that Ortonville and th the world's milk and butter rord. FOR SALERed C]over Seed In- ver< lnteresg report upon an m- commun/ty get ogeher and ,ul u eve a oher brels eondy be  What is better than that? Saings is the foundaton ui EI St hns Ortonville 1.e vet ga on hl eondue ed about h , " q ......... pn ., .......... um o ed hgh p ..... d he exlr- h c ....... tt bmlc' g, *aymlg thai cause they a, asY feeders end al' of ........ You map what y ...... Don't exTct to h. FOR .... S 'LE--Six dimrg room ehail b aunt Prfithe M a egedo a S haven P bepn hmeemmanl } sPa mst ae e far t le n large b s tPeh and a !vlllmatethnv"A bet-for wst a crp of do ar for yo o d age m/ass you plant praclie!ll new one eo]l top desk n  ,es  r son Th. pons of his hearm, to the Chester Wbitp swine he r u a few today and s ve eha r and one coun e. on  s agneu urn nnp amen s. e h h h th t h ta k un .... , I ' .1 e h b g er 1 e  a is  is excelled, vneporkamllardofthe table. Inmm Joe Dann, Pmneel lm'  een numerous,rumors were a gnerai tople of conversation *Cheter White swme nearq pe M Ma ke 2- .c o the .fie of'hn us fled pr ee and 'l . r . profl s ar n xee s of a ]eg P roved th appreciation of hs rues. feetmn a wa dean s ra e e af " " a ............. ORTONVILLE STATE BAN] n rue ot Ud but ver r n pal.pOlO o tho invesgation a to  on con s, w ic as an ; oe w a xposl Ic, n at Chicago. John Car n P dent - i " i i o a  o a m  er y ar he Intelnt on L .e FOR SALF-Two governors for For<- taste mnnufturmg business and the Th f d te t h h  h be  t k She nd E t a w e cheap n lu  ndepe - ae a he rea ae s o h a tr a fc. ur of e e y Ma kp Da, was /hey ha'ehon thin by wmmn mm C J S ark, Ca hler H A S .eke. Ass'L Ca/ .................. held an the offices of tho Mool Land I p s he p b d grade d l aen mce rhone g 2-l-p ae coma t ee no on y nvs llze m ure  , aa t d the al t f 1 t company, The usual large number of ero bzd eses in the barro l. 1 FOR SALE--Pa br] Duroc Jr. agad a e es P .... s }a{ eat ....... de shoe and caF ......... han any oth-*  n nan } r o y r= pl*Vlous, u  -- = se, bear Six e,ht ao ten t " t ' e h d b o et rtze w nnets at the Butter and er bl.ed smee 190 w h he fi st Ia week o Ben S egner Bea wen in o pne s c urge y e mp 1- Food co es he d on Mar'Re Day e a o L" e k E p a ..... ors, manufa urng pbems a- M 17f ' h n 1 na 178 x glln x'  ], Ortonlle rties a]l 13o-J.  d st d  thee hue aY or eh of the dlvmmns were: ekl, Paeke and hutchor pv a 2-2-p oCf ?e :k s ]n ,a.fon ha ]n on; B ................. J. A, Sm,th, $2 ....... f ......... . '4hlt e hogs 9 I'0th h d second Mrs. E Miles $1.50. third They hae good dis msiho p FORS ..................... .., y:arTf:en el lj'o tO o1 2r aw n'areer  ...... a ........ ,L ' ' '1 ....................... r ...... ............. 1 t ' h ........... 3 " gmg into the maehinery from 05 ........................................................... I ] 1" 'gl P Pel Y a P rlva e  ene "c" t 258 F . e FlaDk Harrl $1.0 second MISS Ma mg a lal'e por emit of he a ow on book.s e, one wr ng desk, one per cent o per een " l x" hal G Raereher l We have a tar f . b. ampe, eommon ronbadadvand 88 .$- . sl E theWorlds Plauo, one anUgle ca met, 9 ne dm r eo.t Devds Food Cake F.rst, rs. Champlou Chester inte sow in our det I pl t sta d 1 da g g to 1 ...... ................... ad ....... aleifnnf'eh:oghaSp.Ortlk:t[t L]g ............. =rs. C. P. then1nhfbditl, l:al:Opralfs:aaX:alhl ! Sagle Ipnng, one mat, two ma h ne pees do a as a con* Steffen $1.50 second Miss Helen make his home on the farm wl h his porch cha s, ma sma sta d, on tY .  t Stk $1. nephew Mr. Sehafer t hd th h tw squen he agmeu ura imp en ' . . ' porch s a ,  rags, o w  due t a loss in Dark Cook.e--F,rst, MI. Agnes small reekers, one hat rack on depa rtment a e u ted Bwn $150. econd M A. F 8a- Uml evo .00heh .=. . ....... , ...................... 1 .......... 1 1 pc are, o squa stand, two wk pfit ou Cnmbe $1 5O seud Mr&  Miles ogy rs, n nl g th e twine to offt the [o Doughnuts--First Mm. Otto La- . g ' . " titutinn opiated without a @fiett. $1 articles t nume to mntlom the Cinnamon Rolls--Fit M Lnd F E Sh ard Oto vile phone I is worthy of note al that - , ' - 2i8i ep , n , , 2 1 e binder twine soM at a p far lower to $1501 sond, M $ohn Carl- . -. thlm was charged for tw  by any on, JL RelieFrat Mr a lm Ca In FR SALE--One new 40xS0 panel mpetiter. 1 t , . o r , .... rt fur $ .50; ond, Mr Lundstm $ . Mlnneapo]18 Silo, 9 ton manuf The Senate mmlaee po " R e Bad First M J  J hn tured by Puffer Hubbard (3o.  tiler bught out the act that .the n y 1  see -- M .... o- rnuab e te Inqui at In- farmers of th s s a e are not ding h$. r'd, r. Lundgtm, g  5. dependent off[ 50 tf support to this ins u on wh h so I BadFtrst, Mr Land- stem $1- eond M Wolf $ 75 --- rchly desexes. As a tter of ft , ,. . , . . FOR SALE--Auto shed or garage i w leaed that mere mh es Lemon plptrst, M, F. B. V, 116 ft, with om fcr two ears. e sold outside this state than with-] $I.50; cci Mrs. Lundtrom, JL [ N .Ulll i l  - j Ford gagp. 49-ff- It would sm that fmrs in oth- Lane $1.50 i second, Mrs. P B. VIRe, . BrunJwickA  states appreciate a good thing more JL FOR JALF-Power Jack for No 5 th" wh " D Lay C Se tutor New than the faers of ,s sta o  u  " ind e t "t t ere ,ped to be,et. t,, e Eastern Buyer Wants - q ]re  Pe n" - opiniou of those eondmeting the in- California Eggs /' ff AFPl I l[  , vestigatin' if the falers of Miun .... --  l  --! l.  i ,   ,  buy Minnesota mnes that the p- fuish us with the adds$ of 'W. & 62 ff due*ion wotdd natau ue inere ss ppe s ro somewue m . Tllie, Minn 2-tf ad this would brg about a eone the State of CaItfola?" ,  ta my phteaSu4ay, Oer pl Without giving the relmrt in detail Itter addsed to the U S. Buau {  I 7/. , 'V[  I for hem at my pta. Oeorg it was felt by the committee ff the of arkt by a large gcery house I " Miley farm in plest Valley. 2.1. fshed by the faor of  tate s for this question s sho by the  ll|rl'' 11,11 ............... Prison  .................. from the leltr   j  I 0rtonvdle Vulcamzmg Shop WANTEDirl for genel hou operate still more emently a - ioed: ' " [   I work. Mrs. 1 C. Soem Orion suit in  en ifeater mvig to the "Two wkm ago, evidently at- mt  e I . . ville. Phone 210. 2-1- fame of Minnesota. , lag to an oveupply in He#. '6'6'6'6'6'6 " " I -- York a few ea of white eggs -- , --The Legion Play d Tag Day are two big ents ta 1 FOR RENT -- Room at asonabl MANY PEOPLE IN ORTON- found the r way into this city We I priee, lnq OflArt Saegr. 2-e YILLE ON MARKET DA bought sevsr a  d the abce  , Contlnued from  n w  the candUng Mps ROOMS FOR EENT--For the am- ( a D in,/de the se, but no addss . mer month fl m. furshd . uld be fed y whe and ss .  Telsphone 48. 1-3-p z,de their share of lleezve  the oe shi of th c' spoIbiliy r p e had hangd vel tnes, we could ........................ n o o h. Ove00 th' Demonstrations the Dan E pla, ust north of opinion of the mail order houses  na f " Medea's Park ............. :e  oye;sha  ................ t hhgonUnnstrYit2uad ,sty 1. onebard;g.fr amerwflBam Gerhardt, or Bigfr told o the detrimental effect 0f th y we have had the picture of ...... ,. *,---o . , ......... , .- o, ,..na'.o::g&;12 ,t? the hias the mail order houe s}dpers" TASTURAG ........... ke ................. That it  ..... --f W n ro,, take iu about 0 or 40 head of t. h s , pay  arm ol   -  e aid gut the redmlfeatuof this e ......  tl. in my pm on the o'd nolmaan . , oumr   puee a lug qul9 ty agl/*" thtffi w that when t people realized of e farm in th taws of Oy, at $4.0 the r ggs ad o grad and pad them per head, for the sam Henry m stak% they pursued the right pperly for marhet is emphazed in course ae kept busaee a ho the in i m qury adebytMs . I]s Thiel, Route 2, Ortonville. MJna "The IoubJe for the mt part with 11 /Imittcd hat e -- meaamtheslleltyandtevca f he ers' PASTURE TO LET--WIll  kat .y failed to u as hey shld cations on the Pa eot  be I/ //  date 100 hen0. Good ring water two thmgs-aon sse and adJe --.. Fain " artery atnou to the ear mr-   , i M hE. It is thm the propaganda dse in the pper grading and pack. ad pllty Will g] take w c the mat order hours spread -- f ..... ( -- - ta mgo lr proauetszor market. Co- | q singer plume E.O. Cedar. Odes- the atugendo fld of adrfing opera ve asiations usUally learn that they get the buie wMeh sooner or later than a standardized sa. Mi 2-tf should be done at h where it pperIy graded prodt is awfer PASTURE FOR RENT--Will take in would build uP a mmunlty with the gra e d an essti# fu n. ' Fllure to -opet was not g;v- damnta to sussfu/ m ke put uth of Big ton C ty Fine spring water ld penty of country and tho in to that they LARGE DAIEY IS  [ 1 | IIl' feed, Wov wire fe. A- B. should Mve. "Beflts which come STARTED HERE town people, and those that the peop to take the ' LOCAL MARKET in to get will al benefit the fa> . , (Thtaday, May 19, 1921) ndent,, he said separated. The firm  ut par- N[' 7" 1 He ............................. ;14 _ , . chased a milking mhtae wtdch l Mr. ] parttlly gtsed the  four co ......................................... r*sit . ..ddi ...... ws at th ...... %/ :Z w asner Due .......... : ......................... ee tars Y he. t: en Y Spea ......... I ...... U ..... ,. Ceeaa ................................. 7c n w y g People would steins and str Wh tea for the Eggs, pr do. ........................ 1 have a place f wholm cntottam farm Mr Schafer said, "0 aim is Gn H,. r do=.........*6.S0 Have you ever seen a Thee Washing Machine in actual use? The e Elevator and Fuel Company. 500 000 women who use Thors couldn't be bribed to part with their Thor. Jght, 5fi ponds ................. $1,4 nl. ........................................   ' T v [ [ Drop into our store and see one of,theee demonstrations. You will readi- . ................................. ...................................... .................................. ,.*" Law, union & Rock i [ ly seewhy theThor Washer hasbeeome soindipermlble to theeewomen. Insurance Cnmnanv I IT WILL Save you strength, save you a great deal of time, save T,,,*a -- .......... "--' i I your clothes, reduce your laundry expenses, and give you iota of It ain't the gnm nor at Established 1805  ]  washed clothes. . , Nor  funds that the can pay, But the elo rati ............ rag--OWAnO--AOmOBU. n.OAT I Thor Demonstrator kn Your Own Home It aha% %he individ'] C O V E R A G E -- U S E A N D OCCUPANCY" [ Nee the army  a whole. 1 To acquaint Foa with the erit of tha will om$ amd g it--]l without  o BUtoftheeverrlaztt'blcznt ,twrktuL TOU]IST .OATE] I or tredl]e to us ur Thor dnrator ma., obUffton  your part. The ue o our ' I , Thor w nt h and every woman in onstmtor maehi will acqmunt you ith o S -- "81ld d WhEh ]'aw. pliag" chin. in her o h.e for at ,eat ..... 2"- rlts ef th. Thor so that wh you buy V aYeu ha't mh   . " I hag. We will briv the machl to your home belie y 411 bay a Thor. A toJa sun.  d matter-q  is PROMPT ADSTMENT OF LOSSES a whoa y a %hm oath your washing  for a fr trial of our demonstrator, ......... - - I Alvah I Matthews , -eel up 01R m W don't y 'uur wt" "She. blggm  =,- ,, -h . IS. K2ERCHER O CO. . o,m, mm ' OxouvlU s PAGE 8 .............. "'"""" THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT THURSDAY, MAY 19, i i t I WANT ADS @ LOST--Gohl bowed eye glasses and case; last Tuesday morning. Mrs. Hayden French. 2-1-p FOR SALE--Red Clover Seed. In- quire Earl Stephens, Ortonville. 1-c FOR SALE Six dining" room chair. practically new, one roll top desk and swivel chair, and one counter table. Inquire Joe Dann, Pioneer Meat Market. 2-1-c FOR SALE--Two governors for Ford- son tractor. Used but very little. Will sell cheap. Inquire Indepen- (lent Office. Phone 297. 2-1-p FOR SALE Pure bred Duroc Jer- sey boars. Six. eight, and ten weeks old. Benj. Stegner. Beards- ley. Ortonville parties call 130-J. 2-2-p FOR SALE---Having sold my house, I wish to dispose of the following property at private sale one 3-sec- tion bookcase, one writing desk. one plane, one music cabinet, one din- ing room table, six chairs, one pedestal plant stand, one daven- port, one brass bedstead, one Way Sagles spring, one mattress, two porch chairs, one small stand, one porch stand, three brown rugs, two small rockers, one hat rack, one kitchen cabinet, one trunk, two ma- hogany rockers, one dining room picture, one square stand, two oak chairs, one air tight heater, and oth- er articles too numerous to mention. F. E. Shepard, Ortonville, Phone 218-J. 2-1-c F)R SALE--One new 40x30 panel Minneapolis Silo, 93 ton manufac- tured by Puffer Hubbard Co. on reasonable terms. Inquire at In- dependent office. 50-tf-c FOR SALe--Auto shed or garage, 14x16 feet, with room for two cars. Kee Welch. Phone 168-J or call Ford garage. 49-tf-c FOR SALE--Power Jack for No. 15 De Laval Cream Separator. New Inquire of the Independent. 51-tf-c STORAGE--A dry place to store your fmaiture, piano, stoves, or your car, at Alvah I. Matthews. Orton- ville, Minn. 52-tf-c TA'KEN IN--Six Holsteiwcalves came to my placeSunday. Owner please call for them at my place. George Arndt, living on the old George Miley farm in Pleasant Valley. 2-1-p WANTED--Girl ,for general house- work. Mrs. R. C. Schoen. Orton- Ville. Phone 210. 2-1-c FOR RENT--Room at reasonable price. Inquire of Art Soever. 2-e I ROOMS FOR RENT-For the sum- mer months, five ,.modern, furnished rooms. Telephone 48. 1-3-p FOR RENT--My property known as the Dan Eames place, just north of McGee's Park an the lake. Modern house, barn, fine garden and or- chard; for summer season or for one year. William Gerhardt, Big Stone City, S.D. 51-tf-c PASTURAGE FOR RENT--I can take in about 30 or 40 head of cat- tle in my pasture on the old Holman farm in the town of Otrey, at $4.00 per head, for the season. Henry Thiel, Route 2, Ortonville, Minn. 50-tf-c PASTURE TO LET--Will accommo- date 100 head.. Good spring water and plenty feed. Will also take cattle and horses on the Mat Luch- singer place. E. O. Ceaser, Odes- sa, Minn. 52-tf-c PASTURE FOR RENT--Will take in 100 head of cattle in my 200 acre pasture south of Big Stone City, Fine spring water "and plenty of feed. Woven wire fence. A.B. Kaercher, Ortonville, Minn. LOCAL MARKET (Thursday, May 19, 1921) Hers .............................................. 14c Roosters ...................................... 7c Ducks .......................................... 15c Geese ............................................ 7c Eggs, per doz ........................... 15c Cream .......................................... 24c Guinea Hans, per doz ........... $5.50 Farmers Elevator and Fuel Company. Wheat, 55 pounds .................. $1.24 Barley ......................................... 41 Oats ........................................... 25 Rye ............................................ 1.11 Flax .......................................... 1.60 Corn ........................................... 37 Teamwork. It ain't the guns nor armament Nor the funds that they can pay, But the close co-operation That makes them win the day. It ain't the individtial, Nor the army as a whole, But the everlastin' teamwork Of every bloomin' soul. --Rudyard Kipling. See What She Drew. "You haven't much on the menu. Still, it doesn't matter--my wife is easily satisfied." Waiter: "If she's your wife she must be."---Meggendor- er Blaete (Munich), "Cheer up old man. Why don't you :drown your sorrow?" "She's bigger than I am, and besides, it would be murderI"---London (Eng.) Tid-Bits. Epidemics of hiccoughs are report- ed. This home brew often shakes a man's diaphragm. State Prison Exonerated ment. This, he said, was being gen- to promote the breeding of the right From Profiteering Charge erally and fast recognized, especially kind of Holstein-Friesmn cattle and in view of the great exodus of young Chester White swineinthiscommun- Make "SAVE" YOUR SLOGAN| During the recent session of the people from the farms to the city ity and the surrounding country..The state legislature the Senate commit- where they find more recreational reasons we have chosen the Holstein- facilities. Friesian is that first of all they hold tee on Public Institutions submitted a very interesting report upon an in- He urged that Ortonville and the the world's milk and butter records vestigation it had conducted about the community get 'together and buiht up over all other breeds, secondly be- What is better than that? Savings is the foundation umored hi'h prices and the exhor- a community buihling, saying that cause they are easy feeders and are of success.. You reap what you sow. Don't ex.pect to har- bitant profits alleged to have t)een the community spirit must have a of the large type and will thrive bet- vest a crop of dollars for your old age unless you plant made by the Minnesota State Prison home. ter in this northern climate. As for on its agricultural implements. The response of his hearel, to- the Chester White swine, their utility a few today. Tlere had been numerous rumors gether with the fact that his talks is unexcelled. The pork and lard of the to the effect ofnjustified prices and were a general topic of conversation, Chester White swine is nearest per- profits far in excess of any legiti- proved the appreciation of his rues- fection as ,,'as demonstrated year af- ORTONVILLE STATE BAN! mate .manufacturing business, and the sage to all who heard him. ter year at the Internqtional Live- purpose of the investigation was to The food contest, which has been stock Show and Exposition at Chicago. John Carlson, President. ascertai the real facts of the matter, a feature of every Market Day, was They have hown this by winning more C.J. Stark, Cashier. H.A. Stucke, Ass't. Cashit The committee not only investi- held in the offices of the Moore Land prizes in the pure bred. grade and g'atcd the sales reports for last year company. The usual large number of cross bred classes, in tim barrow and a nmn})er of years previous, but entries was made. shows and caass tests than any oth- Prize winners at the Butter an(] er breed since 1901 with the first In- -: went into prices charged by competi- tors, manufacturing problems, in- Food contest held on Market Day, ternational Livestock Exposition was creased costs and many other phases May 17 for each of the divisions were: held. Packers and butchers Fay a of t he work. It was found that in one ButterFirst. Mrs. J,A. Smith, $2; premium :or Chester White hoffs. Bl,unswlc00l year--from 1919 to 1920--there had second. Mrs. E. Miles, $1.50; third, They have good dispositions, are pro- been increased costs on raw materials Mrs. Geo. Holm, $1. lific and are excelled sucklers. Ches- going into the machinery from 105 Angel Food Cake--First, Mrs. ter White sows are unexcelled in rais- 0000ereent0000258pe00cent`00F0000.x-F00ankHarris000000..0000;sc000000d00Miss0000a-00n00a00a00.g.pe00.e'`00fthefar00.00w. :TIRES; ample, common iron had advanced 188 bel G. Kaercher. $1, AVe have a sister of the Worhl's per cent, Devils Food Cake First. Mrs. Champion Chester White sow in our Instead of increasing the selling Wolf, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- herd." -- price of the machines proportionately ton, $1. Wm. Gerhardt is also affiliated with the Minnesota'State Prison kept its Light Cookies First, Mrs. C. F. the fiTn in their enterprise, and will machinery prices down and'as a con- Steffen, $1.50; second, Miss Helen make his home on the farm with his ",sequence the agricultural implement Stock. $l. nephew, Mr. Schafer. department was conducted at a loss in Dark Cookies--First, Miss Agnes excess of $100,000 last year. For- Brown, $1.50; second, Mrs. A. F. Sea- MIOK]E SY tunately however, there was sufficient ton, $1. profit on the twine to offset the loss Doughnuts--First, Mrs. Otto La- 4, Ab,'( flA \\; Combe, $1.50; second, Mrs. E. Miles, ,(O0{SDtOy..t,C,f\\; on the machinery side, so that the in- Cinnamon Rolls--First, Mrs. Lund- stitution operated without a deficit. $1. ',kk ?_.n.a  Kt 4Ot). It is worthy of note also that the D_'XX:)RF=)0. binder twine sold at a price far lower storm, $1.50; second, Mrs. John Carl- ,'T 4Ok). JO4 4h'fi4T..5'flh than was charged for twine by any son, $1. ,qp,:tlO vl Let competitor. Rolls--First, Mrs. John Carlson, . v , , 1 of a next tire be The Senate committee report fur- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. ' ,  4OO,( ther brought out the fact that the Rye BreadFirst, Mrs. J. A. John- 'CW  '   is farmers of this state are not lending son, $1; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $.75.  t. OA)4M'q- O-[ SUlport to this institution which it so White Bread--First, Mrs. Lund- .. ,j COSt, and you richly deserves. As a matter of fact strom, $1; second Mrs. Wolf, $.75. _ O.NOk price soon it was learned that more machines Lemon Pie--First, Mrs. P. B. Vikre, are sold outside this state than with- $1.50; second, Mrs. Lundstrom, $1. Ot in its borders. , Apple Pie--First, Mrs. A. W. Me- service. It would seem that farmers in oth- Lane, $1.50; second, Mrs. P. B. Vfkre, er states appreciate a good thing more $1. than the farmers of this state who were expected to benefit. It was the Eastern Buyer Wants opinion of those conducting the in- California Eggs vestigation, if the farmers of Minne- sota would make a greater effort to "Would it be possible for you to buy Minnesota machines, that the pro- furnish us with the address of 'W. & duction would naturally be increased G.' egg shippers from somewhere in and this would bring about a conse- the State of California?" quenty lower selling price to farmers. This was the question asked in a Without giving the report in detail letter addressed to the U. S. Bureau it was felt by the co,mmittee if the of Markets by a larg'e grocery house prop, er support and co-operation were in western Pennsylvania. TEe rea- ,-------- furnished by the farmers of the state son for this question is shown bythe Ortonville., ,,gVu'can:z:n00 o,,Co" that the Minnesota State Prison coutd following quotation from the letter operate still more effieiently and re- received: suit in an even greater saving to the "Two weeks ago, evidently oW- (t farmers of Minnesota. ing to an oversupply in New York, a few cars of white eggs --The Legion Play and Tag Day are two big events this week. MANY PEOPLE IN ORTON- found their way into this city. We VILLE ON MARKET DAY bought severat cars and the above (Continued from page !) name was on the candling slips o inside the case, but no address ,, could be found any where, and as provide their share of collective re- the ownership of the cars had sponsibility, changed several times, we could In no few words did he give his get no information as to the or- Demonstrations opinion of the mail order houses of iginal point of shipment. The the country and substantiating his quality, grading, and packing'vf assertions with a wide array of facts, these eggs was far superior to told of the detrimental effect of them any we have had the pleasure of on the community. Town after town handling and we would like .to has fallen to a low level because of get intocommunicafio'nwiththese NOW In Progress the business the maL order houses shippers." take away from the loaal merchants, That it would pay the farmers o he said, but the redeeming feature of this country to produce a high quality this was that when the people realized of eggs and to grade and pack them their mistake, they pursued the right properly for market is emphasized in course and kept business at home. the inquiry made by this rm.  is "The troubJe for the most part with generally admitted that the success business in the small city and town was of the producers' egg marketing as- that they failed to use as they should spciations on the Pacific coast map be two things--common sense and ader- largely attributed to the care exer- rising. It is thru the propaganda cised in the proper grading and pack- which the mail order houses spread ing of their products for market. Co- in the stupendus fld f advertising perative assciatins usually learn t that they get the business which sooner or later than a standardized, i should be done at harne where it properly graded product is awinner would build up a community, with the trade and an essential fun- Failure to co-operate was not giv- damental to successful marketing. ing benefits to both the people in the country and those in town that they LARGE DAIRY IS should have. "Benefits which come STARTED HERE to the farmers will also benefit the (Continued from page 1) town people, and those that the people Electric in town get will also benefit the far- to take the animal heat from the mers. Their interests are interde- cream immediately after it has been pendent," he said. separated. The firm has just put- Washer chased a milking machine which will Mr. Karr particularly stressed the milk four cows at the time. necessity of providing community Speaking o the selection of Hol- centers where the young people would steins and Chester Whites for the have a place for wholesome entertain- farm, Mr. Schafer said, "Our ahn is ii i Have you ever seen a Tho Washing Machine in actual use? The 500,000 women who use Thors couldn't be brilJed to part with their Thor. i i Drop into our store and see one of, these demonstrations. You will readi- Law Un i o n & Re c k ]y see why theThor Washer has become so indispensible to these women. mp IT WILL Save you strength, save you a great deal of time, save I ns u r a nee Co _any your clothes, reduce your laundry expenses, and give you lots of freshly Established 1805  washed clothes. FIRE--TORNADO--AUTOMOBILE FLOATER COVERAGE--USE AND OCCUPANCY: "TOURIST FLOATER. PROMPT ADJUSTMENT OF LOSSES Thor Demonstrator in Your Own Home To acquaint you with the merits of the Ortonville to use our Thor demonstrator ms- Thor we want each and every woman in chine in her own home for at least one wash- inv. We will bring the machine to your home and when you are thru with your washing we will come and get it--all without expense or obligation on your part. The use of our dan- onstrator machine will acquaint you with the merits of the Thor so that when you buy we believe you will buy a Thor. Arrange today for a free trial of our demonstrator. See A. B. K2ERCHER CO. Ortonville, Minnesota t Alvah I. Matthews Ortonville Minn.