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PAGE2 || J=ILm|Am e rJ  Ca  i " out of his trench and, staring on the parapet, yipped out the cry, 'Powder ' |mli JL89M|'----'on River, let 'er buck!, and like a ava- lanche the Yanks leaped forward against the enemy, starting a German i stampede along the whole line, which Gopher Commanders Hold Meeting. i ended with the Allied victory on No- "Powder River, let 'er buck " This vember llth." famous slogan of the fighting men of the Northwest expresses the spirit i J The Great Northwest. of determination with which the state "Tbat," continued Commander conference of Gopher Legion corn-Busha, "is the spirit of the Legion, manders and adjutants talked things the spirit of America, embodied in over May 6-7 in Minneapolis. The the Powder River Yell, the call of spirit of 1917 still lives and is ex- the frontier. It is the spirit of those emplified in the Minnesota Legion Montana cow-punchers who, when by its efforts to serve its comrades they heard America was to enter the and the communities in which its 500 war, rode in fifty miles overnight and posts are located, and by its devu1on said: 'Here we are! Where is the to the spirit of patriotism upon which enemy?' That is the spirit which put the republic is founded, the great northwest at the head of i the list for volunteers. It is the spirit Some of the High Lights. i which stands back of true love for The real fun of the Gopher Legion country, which we of the Legion must Conference came with the banquet pass on and to those who follow in Saturday evening, May 6th, when our footsteps." more than three hundred were en- tertained not only by clever profes-! eional singers and actors, but hugely I enjoyed some impromptu stunts by! members of their owa Gopher Gang, i ihcluding "A Flower Dance in the! Backyard," by Izzy Sher of Hibbingl and some character work by Men-! tana's former state adjutant, Ben Bar-I zett, now living in Minnesota. But i ]perhaps the real thrill of the gather- ing was contained in three wonder- ful and inspiring addresses by Men- I tana's Legion Commander, Tom! Busha of Helena, b}' Judge Martim Hughes of Hibbing, and by Edward ,I. Barnett, Wisconsin ' Legion Com- mander. Patriots in Peace. "We need patriots in peace as well as in war," said Judge Hughes. "Our most important work lies in the de- velopment of good citizens. We used to call the foreigners 'Wops,' 'Be- hunks," etc., but we don't hear that any more. We have found that they are humans and our equals. We must approach them in spirit of brother- hood. Sometimes they make better citizens than native born Americans, because they have lived and suffered in other lands and can make com- parisons with the Old World which help them to appreciate. America." Character Counts Most. Concluding his address with a tri- lbute to the old-fashioned American home, where the family gathered for evening prayer, Judge Hughes said, l'hese old-fashioned mothers and fathers gave strong men and noble women to America. We cannot meas- me our country's prosperity by its roiling l@Jries or its bank accounts, 1but only by the character of its men and women. Let us think less of making money and more about the Imtige of a good name." True Love of Country. Phe spirit which we Legionaires are trying to keep alive today," said ander Tom Busha of Montana, "is the spirit embodied in the Powder River Yell: Back in the Argonne in 1918, the stubborn resistance of the Cmmans was holding up half a dozen American divisions on a front of twen- ty miles. Suddenly, during a lull in the battle up on the hillside near Very, a Montana doughboy leaped J Free Transportation. "We will furnish free transporta- tion to anyone living between Minne- sota's Sixth District and the Gulf of Mexico, who wishes to attend the Le- gion National convention," declared Milton Mahlum of Brainerd, com- mander of Minnesota's Sixth District Legion. "For out of the silent soli- tudes of the Smiling Sixth comes the silvery Mississippi to bear upon its bosom for more than 3,000 miles all who wish to join Minnesota's Horse and Buggy Club travel with the Goph- er Gang to New Orleans next Octo- ber." Sixth Has Great Future. "The fastest growing district Le- gion organization in Gopherland," is the claim of Sixth Dfstrict Legion- aires who point to their virgin forests and streams and lakes and declare that the the Sixth sent just 6,000 men to mTny life, the coming development of Northern Minnesota will double the percentage of total veteran popu- lation and hen Minnesota's Sixth will be the strongest as well as the peppi- est bunch of Gophers in the North Star State. CHURCH NOTICES O Pleasant Valley Methodist Episcopal Church. Regular services every Sunday af- ternoon at three o'clock. Sunday school at twelve o'clock. Eidskog Lutheran Church. K. Knutson, Pastor. Regular services ,Sunday morning, May 28. The catachumen class meets immediately after these services. Young Peoples' Society meets in the evening. Memorial Day Services in the forenoon of May 30. " * * $ Christian Sdenee. Sunday services at 10:45 a. m. Subject: "Ancient and Modern Ne- cromancy, Alias Mesmerism and Hyp- notism, Denounced." Wednesday service at 8:00 p. m. All are welcome to these services. Free reading room in their hall (Shumaker building). Open every Tuesday and Friday from 3 to 5 p. m. i .J i , ,,,, ,,, 'LI I I , , =, cigareues H l I I Good News in Every Bank Book Small though the Bank Book is, if you practice Thrift, it will always hold more good news for you than even the daily news. It will always bring a smile and strengthen your hopes of a prosperous future. If you want an incentive, just take what few dollars you can spare this week, bring them to us and start a Savings Account. We will add interest. ORTONVILLE STATE BANK John Carlson, President. C. J. Stark, Cashier., H.A. Staeke, Ass't. Cashier. I iii i i THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDEN'r THURSDAY, MAY 25, 192 United Evangelical Church. i tion. No mention has been made as --Bottled fruit flavors for your ic Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. Aug. Battling, Pastor. F.W. Agto, Pastor. ] to the rate per mile that will be: cream--just the thing for picnics os Service every unday at 10:00 a. m. ;'.(Odessa-Correll Circuit) i charged. Sunday dinners. Ortonville Drug Co. Every third Sunday services are in the Odunday services as follows: I ' : English language and the other two [tching " 10:00 a.m. K. L C. E. I at 7:30 p. rm This is Young People's! Sundays in the German language. Sunday school after each service in meeting open to all. Midweek prwyer i English. meeting Wednesday evening at 7:30 * * * o'clock. Woman's Missionary Society, Evangelical Association. I last Thursday of the month at 2:30 p. ! (Big Stone City) m. Class in Catechism every Satur- G. E. Zech, Pastor day afternoan at 2:00 o clock. Preaching service at I0:00 a. m. CorrellSunday services as follows: Sundy school at 11:00 a. m. young!Sunday school at 10:30 a. m. Preach- People's Alliance at 6:45 p. m. Prayel mg at 7:30 p. m. Ladies' Aid meets meting and Teachers Training Class I every two weeks on Thursday. after- Wednesday evening, 7:30 p. m. You!noon at 2:30 o'clock. are cordially invited to attend these l services. I RailWay Bus on I V. Line. * * * I Four rail motor buses have been Congregational Church. I purchased by the Great Northern rail- way and will be operated early this summer as the first step in active competition with highway motor ! transports for passenger traffic. One will be operated between Morris and Browns Valley, according to the Cho- kio Review, which states that it is to be put into service in June. The bus with trailer combined will have a carrying capacity of sixty-five pas- sengers. If good roads have done nothing more they have been instrumental in jarring the brains of the railroad heads to supply methods of competi- Furs The CURTIS Paul J. Bockoven, Pastor. Sunday, May 28th: Sunday school,! 9:30 a. m. Union Memorial services at the Methodist church, 10:30 a. m. Union Baccalaureate service at thea- tre, 8:00 p. m. Commencing with the month of June the midweek Bible study and the Sunday evening preach- ing services are discontinued during the summer months. * $ * Methodist Episcopal Roy. G. L. Haggans, Pastor There will be union Memorial Ser- vices next Sunday morning at 10:30 in the Methodist Church. Sunday school at 11:45 and will be dismissed at 12:30 during the coming months. Epworth League at 7:00. There will be no preaching service in the even- ing owing to the Baccalaureate ser- vice in the Orpheum. United Evangelical Church. Rev. J. H. Mayne, Pastor. Big Stone City.Sunday school at 10:00 a. m. Preaching services at 11:00 a.m. K. L. C. E. meeting at 7:00 p. m. Preaching services at 7:30 p. m. Pryer meeting and Bible class will be held every Wednesday evening at 7:3 pm. Adelaide.Preaching service ever), alternate Sunday 2:30 p. m. Johnsen.--Sunday school ,at 2:0, and preaching services every alternate Sunday at 3:00 p. m. Norwegian Lutheran Rev. J. Walseth, Pastor. There will be no services in the Norwegian Lutheran Church next Sunday, May 28. Services will be held at Milbank at 11:00 o'clock a. i m. Confirmation class will meet in Ortonville at 10:30 next Saturday at the Swedish Methodist church. Penti- cost Sunday, June 4, at 7:30 p. m. Reverend Lundeberg, from Minneapo- lis will be present. The food sale as planned by the Ladies' Aid for next Saturday has been postponed. Date will be annoy, cod later. HOTEL TENTH STREET AT FOURTH AVENUE Minneapolis - Minnezota One whole city block of beautiful Lobbies, Restaurants and Shops. Pipe Organ Music during the Noon luncheon hour. Orchestra Music at night during dinner. A la Carte and Table d' Here Service in the Main Refmurant. TARIFFS 7 Rooms, Private Baths, Slng L0O, Double $3.00 34 Rooms, Private Batiut, S gA). Double $3.0 30S Rooms. Private Baths. SlnS,, $$., Double $4.00 Oten mite III I| I I I1[11 Remodeled, Relined, Repaired, Cleaned and Stored at summer prices. Will give estimate on all furs sent to us. If prices are not satisfactory will pay express one way. Send furs early. BROWN BROS. MERC. CO. 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