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PAGE 6 THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 00ertcan 1 Leqlon :orner Eleven Legion departments are over their 1921 membership mark. Why not Minnesota. We can do it Twen- ty-six thousand five hundred of our twenty-nine thousand pakl-up buddie. of 1921 have ah&apos;eady reinstated. Let's round up the other two thousand iiv- hundre(1. One hundred and fifty ot our Gopher FOStS have already .scp- pod on the .a'?.s and shot over the top. But we want all of this Gopher Gang to leap clear off the track on July first. Many a buddy has been "for- getting to rcmember" to pay his dues for 1922. l.et relieve his trou_l! ccnsdenee o .July First? And in a. dition to reinstating old members an(t  enrolling new ones, let's take the st-- seription of citizens, c!ubs, libra-ie:,t etc., to :'eccive the American Leion : Weekly at $'2 uer year. Circu.atz:n is as vital to the weekly as member- ship is to the Legion. And the weekly will help folks to understand and co- operate with us in our plans 1or t,e good of our communities and America. In making a success of the big Le- gion membershio drive July 1st..Mb> nesota posts will use posters, lantern slides, attvertisements, and will build booths on the streets to catch the Gophers. The post commander, thru comcsy of the local newspaper, wiii publish a statement; ward.;, precil}ets, townships wVl be canvassed. Outly- ing towns will be visited. The Legion Weekly will send data to help. Every Gopher will be on the job. The'lwgion Auxiliary, Eov Scouts, and other of ganlzations \\;;i!l help.. New posts will be ov ani=ed n <mall towns if neec.- sary. If one plan won't work, then ethel nlans ill be originated. That's where t:e GoFi-ers shine! They never sit back aml s.'w it can't be done. i Amt to the Gopher post in each congessiona! district which forw'ds to Minnesota I.eion Headquarters be! ..... p. jaqc ::()th and 5:00 p. m., Jub: 12th, the ffreatest porpnrtiona,}e increase in I.e'ion membe:ship over that hown for the post by the books at Sh:te Head(,uarter. on June 30th, the Gopher Gang will award a silver loving cup, suitably engraved. Tfisi means ten cups for the state. Instead I of one for the. whole state, there will I be one for the best post in each di- I trier. This will be an hour well worth striving for, and every Minnesota pest is out to bring hme the bacon! A New Orleans Vacation! A Go, he,-" buggy suffge'ts that all Minnesota Legiouaires sa'e their vacation time as well a. vacation money unti! Octo- ber h;th and then take in the trip to the ;outhlawt and New Orleans, for which very tow railroad rates e.c conr t-ev mile---will bgavil.'o. H 1 you read the article in the June 9th issue or ne L(glOll V'eeK;, SO%%'.,,( Mip.ne:ota's i-[o.ae and Buggy caoo;. and i.iinu a!,ow, plans of Miv_ne-ota posts Jot the New Orleans tlip, par- ticula,ty of ;he activities of the Le- gion t'c, sts i Bemidji, Montevideo amt St. Paul " Three big district gatherings are just around the corner. Buddies of the Seeoml, who meet at Spvingfiehl June 2:,tb, of the Third, wno pew wow at New Praaae on July 16th. and of the S,venth. who gather at Ortonvilte by the shores of Big Stone Lake on July :2it'.:, arc all emphatic in declar- ing L:,t tlwir respective district con- ventions will be the last word in hos- pitaiiy, g, oed cheer, and a real dem- o::strati,m of the spirit which binds Legim:aires f Minnesota together in a common bond. But if the First and Second are la- borip4: urn!or the delusio' that their gathecings contain all the pep of Go- pherl:md, they're mistaken. For dov:n at New Prag'uc, MimL, is a bunch oi Legioai:.es who wear "if you want to se a real .,l;strict convention, come over to New Prague July 6-17. Our eitizms have g'ivea us $2,0e0 and told us to ho!d open house. We will have so:netlfing doing every minute during the convention of Third District Goph- ers." Who said the Minnesota Le- gmn is a bunch of dead ones? Up not%h, however, in the land of tall pines, sks blue waters and iron ore, Legionmres of. the Eager, Ear- nest, Exhube,'ant Eighth are at a loss to understand why all this fuss about a bi yearly gathering, when their ;ana' hoht numh bigger meet- ings not only once a year, but onc( a month. "Le.st month," they say, "four hmdred Gophers sat down t( our dbtric banquet at Hibbing, an,. in Jme we exgect to hold a still big- get. meeting" a: guests of Carl Ar dersm. Peat of Cloquet!" Some rival- W, oh? Welt. that's what makes tie Gophers famous! What ,!o you 'spose 1.egion;dres cl Eveleth, Minuesota are planning fm Labor D,y? ]he biggest track meet e,'er puied off in Northern, Minnesot? Tl,ere will be high jumps, broad jump, javelin t!;rowing, relay races, hurdle ecs, and ethel" custornct'y athletic unt: The event will be heh" in the Eve]eth Athletic Park Labor Day, September 4th, and any town in Minnesota may send a Legion tea,m, the members of which need not be Legionaires, hut must reside in the home city of the post.. Cash Prizes totalling "83,000 will be offered. All profits will go to build a club house :for Eveleth Legionaires. CELEBRATE AT i00/l I N ERA'L SPRING00 JULY 2-3 '22 Three big days of Fun.00& Sport PROGRAM FOR S[DAY, JULY 2 1:30 p. m.--Address by F. L. CLIFF, State Senator, of Ortonville. 2:30 p. m.--Baseball Game, Beardsley vs. Graceville. 4:45 p. m.--Wrestling Match and Water Sports. PROGRAM FOR MONDAY, JULY 3 Farm Bureau Picnic Day. 1:00 p. m.-- Band Concert--Long Island Junior Band 1:30 p. m.--Address by J. F. REED, President of State Federation 2:30 p. m.--Baseball Game. Beardsley vs. Rosholt, S. D. :30 p.m. Wrestling Match and Water Sports. :30 p. m.--Tug of War, Married Men vs. Single Men, for purse. 9:00 p.m. Bowery Dance, music by MELODY "5" SUPREME . PROGRAM FOR TUESDAY, JULY 4 10:00 a.m. Band Concert, by Long Island Jr. Band 10:30 a. m.--Address by F. L. CLIFF, of Ortonville. 1!:00 a. m.--Address by REV. W. J. BARR , Duluth, Minn. 1:00 p. m.--Band Concert, Long Island Jr. Band. 1:30 p. m.--Baseball Game, Beardsley vs. Hankinson. 3:00 p. m.Wrestiing Match and Water Sports. 4:00 p. m.--Bowery Dance, MELODY "4" SUPREME No. 2 7:30 p. m.--Tug of War.-Farmerz vs. Townsmen, for purse. 9:00 p. m.--Bowery Dance, MELODY "4" SUPREME No. 2. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED) ! No Admissions of Any Kind will be ChargedExcept for Base Ball Games. Everybody come, bring your lunches and stay for the three days. GASOLINE LAUNCH SERVICE BETWEEN SPRING BEACH AND BONANZA SPRINGS DURING ENTIRE THREE DAYS TO ACCOMMODATE PARTIES WISHING TO ATTEND FROM SOUTH DAKOTA. t Professional and Business : Ortonville Electric EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL Phone 49 for prompt and efficiunt S. A. BARR, Proprietor. DR. CHAS. H. CARL VETERINARIAN PhonesDay 31, Night 51 Clinton DR. A. M. STROM Graduate Veterinarian Office in Wrm Cummens Bldg. Tel. 79 Ortonville, %* BELVA KAER TEACHER OF PIANO AND HARMONY Ortonille FOR TRUCK SERV and any kind of light and heavy All Old'.Ts Given Prompz Attention Hausauer Bros. FHONE 28 DR. F. W. DLLNN CHIROPRACTOR D. D. WHITE, D. C., PH. C. Spinographer 12-1?*14-15-16 ShumaRer Building Ortonville .> Col. Win. Wellendorf AUCTIONEER Timidly years' experience. No on your propay. Call or write me ald 'cl in on an early date, Ortonille . COL. a. W. BELZER Real Estate, Merchandise. Pure Bred and Farm Sales A Specialty For dates write me at Ortonville Graduate of Jones Auction School J. A. JOtLNSON PIANO TUNING AND REPAIRIN PHONES--Res. 194, Furn. Store 88 All Work Guaranteed Ortonrille KODAK 0000,'ELO PRINTING ENLARGING Prompt, Quality Service, Moderate THE REED STUDI DR. R. D. RIFENB.4 OSTEOP/THIC PHYSICIAN One Block up hill from Gunderson's Store 'apor-Sulphur Cabhtet Treatmente (For Rheumatism, neuritis, etc.) o F. L. BROIVN THE JEWELER OrtoniUe o C. E. SIGLOH SERVICE WIRING REPAIRING PHONE 284-L Ortonrille 1 MIRRORS RESILVERED All Work Guaranteed UNIQUE SIGN SHOP Clinton, Minn. I JOE BAYER & SON I Of the Ortonville Tailoring Co. I All kinds of Clean".ng and Pressing ! neatly done [ Suite Made to Order Ortonville . ELECTRIC SHOE SHOP Shoes repaired neatly and promptly Or Work Guaranteed G. A. POWELL. Prop. JOIN SPANYERS ' Light Hauling of all Kinds Expre and Baggage ] Telephone 287 - Ortonville, l 4. PAUL DIRNBAUER Brick Layer nnd Plasterer Stone Mason and all kinds of Come. Ortonville. Minn. It. F. PETERSON & SON DIkY LINE Big Stone Lake Ice Phone 38 Or ten.idle, WILL FINCH Experienced Painter Phoue 255-L All Work Guaranteed ELMER SALSBURY ,*'THE WELL DIGGER" FJftean Years' Experienc Correll. finn. f