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August 31, 1922

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AUGUST 31, 1922 THE ORTONVILLE LNDEPENDENT ILL[ I00II)[P[ND[NT EVERY THURSDAY by the & Merchants Printing Co. Managing Editor Paper of Big Sterne County. as second-class mter 1920, at the Imstoffiee at Minn., undor tha Act of $2.00 PER YEA/] Rates on Application Advt. Representative. [ A SELECT usw. j Bank - - St. Paul] -=st .... Mi I NOT PERMANENT DAM I of tae dam at the foot l Stone Lake, which was made spring has brought about of projects from people liv- the river bottoms to the that conditions along the river made unsanitary as a re- has been caused because of water passing over the revelation of the fact that from the city of Orton- into the river below the rather than passing thru the tanks, thereby causing a con- is hehl to be dangerous to of people of the surround- including those of this tig Stone City S. Dak. jection is made by the resi- long the river to the construc- a dam. People of Ortonvi!le residing along Big Stone in favor of the in or[tinmh" years will water in Big Stone Lake OWering to a swampy scage. the concensus of opinion fa- n dam wily not make provis- thne while the temporary place for the construction dam with gates, and that will meet with the ap- of all concerned. No one to cause unnecessary expense atter and no one wants to see Permitted to lower to a age tend to cause summer resi- seek other lake resorts. a matter that calls for the Consideration and action of vaterested in the preservation depth of Big Stone Lake. at this time either the city its sewerage system so use of the sceptic tanks Present dam must have provi- for water to pass thru it. undoubtedly will mean obstruction will come out, those who are objecting conditions want this of others interested in the water stage in the lake level. O AL, SOCIAL l AND NEWS ITEMS I I, 21, IS A BIG DAY. Gist was a Milbank caller that women are wearing spent the week Mr. Harvey at Fargo. Minder left for her home Valley Wednesday morn- Pound baby girt was born to Mrs. Earl Stephens on Mon- Schaible is driving J. Ar- truck this week for Fahey of Graceville is this week at the Mrs. E. A. home. Stokke of Watson is at the home of her sister, Mrs. mquist. Mrs. Chas. Mattn of At- spent Tuesday visiting at the home. Evans and family of A  Sunday visiting at the home. is among those from Who is attending the Browns this weeL arrived Saturday from and is visiting friends in this city. Ill mw GOODI Mrs. Kate Sparrow and Miss Clara Ever#on are assisting Miss Rothwell at tie court house this week. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Wallman at- :ended he Mailman's picnic at Lake Toqua at Graceville on Sunday. Miss irene Olson has accepted a po.:ion at the Docto,-:s office and commenced her duties Monday morn- ing. .d!ss Mable Zittow of Gleneoe, ar- rived 'iuesday night to spend a few days isiting at the Geo. Eastmau home Miss Clara Spar.,yer spent three days the lat:er part of the week visit- ing at the A. I. O!son home in Ar- tichoke. Miss Ella Sanders will leave the first of the week for St. Cloud, where she will attend the State Teachers College. Miss Esther Koenig, who has been l a guest at the Rev. G. L. Haggani home left last Friday for her home at Alberta, Minn. J. C. South of Minneapolis is spend- ing a few days visiting at the home of ls sisters, Mrs. H. W. Sarvis and Mrs. H. W. Kollitz. Miss Ruth Anderson, who has been on a camping trip for the past month at Detroit, Michigan, returned home the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Anderson left Sat- urday for Morris, to visit Mrs. An- derson's relatives who reside there. They returned Monday. Bill MacCallum of Minneapolis, is visiting at the hme of his father, John MacCallum in Prior township for a few days this week. The women of St. John's Catholic Parish held a food sale last Saturday at the Pioneer Store, the proceeds which amounted to $27.00. Miss Leona Molseed, follow-up nurse for the Veterans' Bureau, of Sioux Falls, S. Dak., is in Ortonville today! doing the work of that department. Henry Zehringer, who has been spending his summer vacation with his sister, Mrs. Frank Jost, returned to his haae at Clinton, Ia., on Sun- day. Mrs. Emil Latke, who has been vis- iting the past week at the home of l her daughter, Mrs. August Lindert: left Saturday for her home at Nor- wood. Robert Moore of Philips, Wis., ar- rived Saturday to make his home with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Moore and expects to attend school here. I Miss Christine Micketson has ac- 1 cepted a position in the ready-to-wear department at the Pioneer Store and commenced her duties the first of the week. Mrs. C. A. Johnson, who has been a guest at the Chas. Bremer cottage on the Peninsula for the past month left Tuesday night for her home at St. Paul. "/ Mrs. Simmons of Hastings, Minn., and daughter, Mrs. Howarl Gray of Appleton visited with ws. C. T: Lunge and Mrs. Hayon Thursda$ of last week. / Mrs. Barney Christenson, who has i been visiting the past three weeks] with friends in this city leturned to her home at Fairmont, Minn., the first of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Lundberg of Odessa were in this city "Wednesday. Mr. Lundberg attended the County Commissioners meeting which was in session on that day. Mrs. Fred Pflueger and son Har- vey left Tuesday night for Minneapo- lis, where they will visit relatives for two weeks, before Harvey returns to school at Ames, Iowa. Miss Clara Everson returned home with the Publicity Bureau of the Na- tiul Dairy Show of St. Paul spent Saturday and Sunday with friends and relatives in this city and Clinton. Mr and Mrs. H. W. Sarvis and Mrs. $cofielf who have been enjoying an auto trip thru Itasca State Park, the iron range country, Duluth and Grand Marais, returned home Sunday eve- ning. Miss Josephine Glenn resumed her duties at the Pioneer Store the first of the week after enjoying a three weeks vacation spent at her home at Dresbach. She returned to this city Monday. Miss Gertrude Schwartz who has beefl spending her vacation in this ! city visiting friends and relatives left i this morning for Rochester, Minn., to resume her duties at the Mayo Bros., hospital. Miss Inez Minton of Aberdeen, who is visiting at the W. H. Petrick home I and Miss Marie Petrick will leave Friday morning for Appleton to vis- i it their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Norby. I1 On Friday Miss Helene Michell tore the ligaments in her ankle at Has- son's Park where she was chaperon- I ing the two divisions of the Campfire I girls. As a result of Miss Michell's Ill injury the girls were compelled to illl break camp. J llJ the first of the week from Minneapo- lis, where she has been attending the Twin City Business University fol,' :i-,e past three months. Mrs. Clara Borgen aml daughter Anna and son Sivert of Montevideo spent a few days the first of the week visiting at the home of Mrs. Borgen's sister, Mrs. John Gorden. The Misses Lucile and Genevieve Scholberg will motor to Montevideo or Monday, where Miss Genevieve has accepted a position as teacher in the public school of that city. Charles Clancy departed Monda:. morning for his home at Sioux Fall:=. after spending the greater part of , the stammer visiting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Gust Orton. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Miller returned Thursday from New Ulm, where they attended the Oht Settler's Home Coming which was held there, the:i have been awav about a week. been Miss Anne Carlson, who has spending the summer with her par-1 ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Carlson, left Sunday night for Seattle, Wash., where she will teach this year. Miss Elsie Martinson left Tuesday morning for Minneapolis, for a few &ays visit with friends and relatives before leaving for Cedar Rapids, Ia., where she will enter training at St. Luke's hospital Just Right for Two r The 1923 Four Cylinder Roadster Smart, sturdy -- you won't find another two-passenger four cyl- inder roadster that compares with this new Buick in quah'ty or in price. Inspect it from any angle---snug, beautifully tailored top; long, low body lines; heavy one-piece crown fenders; lots of room for two people and two compartments for their luggage. A big steering wheel that comes up to you, a shifting lever that operates with- out bending forward, a transmission lock and irreovcmcnts which give 1923 Buick# a Cla "A" insurance rating. And, below the surface, the famous Buick Valve-in-Head motor and chassis with refinements throughout which set a new stand- ard of quality and performance in automobiles. These are just a few of the many distinctive fetur t mak this w roadlttet a car without al equal in itl  Th Buick line for 193 compri fourteen moff#: For-- Pass Roadster, $865:5 Pass. Touring, 8885; 8 Pass. Coupe, $1175; 5 Pass. EeZan, $1395; 5 Pass. Tourin. Sedan, $1325. 8ixe.z---2 Pus* Roadster. $1175; pas,. Touring, $l195; 5 Pas*. Touring Sedan, $1935; 5 Pas. Sedan, $1985; . Pass. Coupe, $189.5; 7 Pass. Touring, $11,,35; 7 Pas#. Sedan, $$195; Sport Road, $1625; Sport Touring, $1675. Price f. o. b. Flint. A,k about the O. M. A. C. Puvha Plan, which prodda for Deferre3 Paynumts. D..NP A. M. SEMRAU A Sign of Intere ODESSA, MINN. When bettee automobiles are built, Buick will build them rl The Gold & Co. State Bank is here to trans- act business with sincere men. We will do for you what any other bank will do--maybe more. " We want each customer to feel that his in- terests are positively ours. For--as our customer--you cannot Succeed without helping us. PAGE Cxuazs Erickon, who is employed! The Misses Martha Rothwell, Marvl "* I I Mr. and Mrs. Geo. C. Tyler return- Morgen, Ella Samlers, and Winniel ed Wednesday night from Minneapo- Fahey motored to Milbank on Wed- lis, where Mr. Tyler hah been buying nesday evening, for the Variety Store. EACE"bIIKADO"IPencil No. 174 Fro" Sale at your Dealer Made in fi A. FOR TI YELLOW PENCIL WITH  RED EAGLE MIKADO EAGLE PENCIL COMPANY, NEW YORK Why You Should Have a Bank Account A Bank account has many ad- vantages. Among others, it enabies you to keep cGrrect tab on your income. It systematizes your financia) affairs. Stimulates thrift and places you in the best possible position to get ahead. Your ac- count will receive proper care at The First National Bank of 0rtonville Gasoline Consumption Jumping ASOLINE consumption during the month of June, 1922, was 20% greater than during the month of May, 1922, and considerably higher than June, 1921. On June 1,1922, there were in storage 856,607,102 gallons of gasoline, or 82 gallons for each of the 10,448,632 automobiles registered Jan. 1, 1922. foThis means less gasoline per car in gtorage than r any similar period since 1918, with the single exception of the year 1920 when there were 76.4 gallons per car. The summer demand for gasoline is about donMe the lowest demand of the winter. If July and Angst consumption shos  increase prolmx, te to the June deman ( s appears prbhabte) stocks may be expected to decline rapidly. However, because of its unrivaled facilities, the Standard Oil Company (Indiana) is equipped to care for the gasoline needs of itstrons out the Middle Western States t serves. The refineries of this Company operate the year throu_ in order that products will be resdy when the heavy summer demand comes. At all atly attempts to have its field To maintain an abundant supply of gasoline at all points in the temtory reqmres the unceasing efforts of 26,000 emoy .ees, the manufactm capacity of 6 large rennenes, the field storage at 3821 bulk stations, 1700 service stations, 515,000 iron barrels, and over 6600 tank wagon and delivery trucks. The motorist who will think in terms of the un- streams of cars on the streets about him will_qmckly appreciate the magnitude of the tank &qnfronting the Standard Oil Company (Indim. This task is far more diffictdt of performance in the Middle West than elsewhere in the United States because the number of cars per. capita i greater and the mileage of these cars m grmt. reat as this undertaking is, the Standard OH mpan., (Indiana) has proved equal to the kb. gasoline consumption increases, this Compmw ptovidqs fadlifies to meet it. It believes expan, mort 9 f actiw"W is an essential part of the aerwce which it is  to perform. Standard Oil Company 910 S. Michigan Ave.,