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SEPTEM_BFR 21, 1922 THE ORTONTILLE INDEPENDENT PAGE M @ SOCIAL t NEWS ITEMS , , of Correll was a busi- on Tuesday. of Beardsley was a Tuesday. made a business on Wednesday. of Clinton, was a in this city Monday. H. Martin of Clinton,! business in tiffs city to-[ Dinkel of Minneapo- Saturday at the H. Eaton Mrs. E. L. Elderd spent at Montevideo, taking in Kaercher of Milbank at the Kearcher cottage Farley of Taylor Falls, a business visitor in this has rented the occupied by the J. J. of Sioux City, In., spent Tuesday at the B. J. Ljungdahl, who is at Appleton spent Sunday parents. girl was was born to Mr. John Hogevik the latter week. Harris and Mrs. A. to Milbank, on Wed- [o Campbell left Wednes- ntevideo to visit friends in the Fair. Thorstenson, Principal L here, spent Sunday visit- at Montevideo. Mrs. C. C. Olsen and Don- returne& Saturday from visit at Minneapolis. Hubbard, Kenneth Cum- Willard Tweet motored to Minn., on Stlday. Strum and Louie Peter- to Montevideo Wednes- to take in the Fair. of Minneapolis, -was looking over his East of Clinton. left Friday afternoon where he will take up" a ping and account- | Mrs. A. J. Monnie of Sis- Saturday visiting at the Mrs. I-L Ea- left Tues- where he the remainder of the E. Linde of Canby, ac- two of his brothers the opening of the duck 'uhday morning Vermillion, S. D., where the University of South Nels Lundberg motor- Odessa today to visit the Whetstone Val- Kaerehe + r left Minneapolis for Ann Arbor, he will enroll at the who is employed at SundAy in this city l'ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. left Sunday morn- Minn., where he has Position with the Mqwer and Abe Caplen of ere of Herbert and Wednesday Harris returned Wed- where she relatives for the Johnson and August Nel- viiitcki at the Alfred who lives North of this brother and wife, and Mrs. Frank Minn., were here visiting. the first of Mr. Sehaible, who is for J. Arthur Matt- Arnold lelsen left ear for St. Peter, where a few days visiting lmrents. of Norwood has at the Milwau- begin his duties October, who has been visiting home, left where heis at- University. Rothwell, County Su- Schools is one of the Chippewa County' Fair at Montevideo. representtative' Life Insurance was a business Wednesday. half pound baby boy nd Mrs. F. W. Dunn Mrs. Artah Stone is taking during her confin 10c and up, seven Tyler's Variety Mrs. V. B. Peterson left Tuesday 'L Mrs. S J. Halls, who has been a: night for St. Peter, to spend a few the home of her son, H. S. Halls ali days visiting her daughter Blanche, l summer left last week for Lily, S. D.: who is attending Gustavus Adolphus. i to visit relatives. She returned t( Mss Gene Van Slyke, who has been: this city Wednesday after word wa a guest of Miss Ruth Gowan since l received%f Mrs..Halls' injury and will Monday retulmed the latter part oil remain indefinitely to keep house for the week for her home at Aberdeen.  her son. A baby daughter Marian Jane was i Mr. and Mrs. H. Sarvls motored tc born to Mr and Mrs. Moon of Fargo,: Granite Falls on Monday morning, to i N. D., just recently. Mrs. Moon was visit at the home of Mrs. Sarvis' bro- formerly Miss Alice James of this i ther, Harry South Mrs. Chas. Sco-i city  field accompanied them as far as Mrs. Earl Fifield of Montevideo, ar- Montevideo, where she is spending a rived the latter part of the week to': few- days as a guest of Mr. and Mrs. spend a few days visiting at the home :, M. E. Chamberlin. of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James t A.W. McLane, who has been ap- Mitchell. ] pointed Traveling Manager of the Norman E. Brunes accompanied byl Fairbanks-Morse Co., covering North his sister, Elinore left the first of the t and South Dakota, Montana and Min- week on a two weeks trip by car to] nesota territory arrived home the Sat- Waterloo, Ia., to visit friends and l ter part of the week to spend a few relatives. I days with his family before going out Mrs. Manley Fossen, Chaian of t on the road again. the State Republican Women's Club I Mr. and Mrs. John Carlson left Committee of Minneapolis, was a l Wednesday for St Paul to visit Mr. guest of Miss Grace F. Kaercher on[Carlson, s uncle, Ir. Berglund. To- Saturday. day they are to celebrate the fortieth Mr. and Mrs. Owen J. Clark of anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Berglund. Denver, Colo., arrived Thursday and Mrs. G. A. Johnson of this city ac- remained here a few days as guests conpanied them to St. Paul, where of the John Michell and D. IL J. she will visit relatives. Clark families. James North, Democratic Candidate John E. Hanson and Rfidy Himsel for the Railroad Warehouse Commie- of St. Cloud arrived on Friday to be sion, C. L. Melgren, Manager of the here for the opening of the dck sea- Stamp and Dye Works and Attorney son and while in the city were guests Frank Haskell, all of St. Paul were of Herbert Kalah. here for the opening of the duck sea- Carpenters have been at work this son and during their stay were uests week covering the ceiling of the In- at the Kaercher cottage. dependent shop with Beaver Board, Mrs. U. J. Stotesbery returned Sun- which has greatly improved the ap- day evening from MinnEapolis, where pearance of the shop. she has been visiting her daughter, The J. J. Honnegger family, who Mrs. Warren Henderson. She informs have been occup)ng their cottage us, that a baby boy was born to Mr. near the Feninsula the greater part and Mrs. Warren Henderson last of the summer, left for Aberdeen the Wednesday, they are going to call the latter part of the week. little fellow Robert Stevens. Cyrus Erickson motored downfrom The Badger Chiropractor for the Clinton on Wednesday to visit friends[ month of September states, that Mr. Erickson will leave Saturday for"About 100 chiropractors with their Cambridge, Mass., where he will re- wives,.ehildren and friends, were en- sume his study of law at Harvard. tertained at a picnic given by the l Roy Kenon, who has been living on! Ostranders, the Stacy's and the Back- a farvn near Chnton, ]s moving mto leS on Aug. 27". The Ostrander fami- the Frank Harris home, formerly! ly will be remembered, as former resi- known as the V. B. Peterson home i dents of this city. and recently vacated by Brunes, Bros. I Mrs. R. H. Chapman who has been a Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dittes of Beards-! guest at the O. I. Chamberlin home ley motored down Monday to accomp-i for the past week, left this morning any their son, who left for Minnea- i on the Flyer for her old home in Pro- vmceton, Mass Mrs Chapman has pulis on the afternoon train to resume l " " . :. . his studies at u Theological school been a resident of thin mty for a there good many years and during her stay ." ............. I here has made a good many friends ar. anu mrs. tkee wmcn entertain- _ .. ..... , . , WhO wm regre net oeparure. ed at one o clock dinner Sunday the following guests: Mr. and Mrs. J. Thamas M. Kelly formerly of this Arthur Matthews, Mrs. C. G. Welch, lcity, is the fiewly elected grand Mrs. Bertha Davis and Miss Nine knight of the Hennepin-Minneapolis Erickson. Council, Knights of Columbus. Mr. Last Friday afternoon about twenty Kelly is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. ladies gave a surprise birthday party A. Kelly, now reAding here, also a orpMrs. A. W. McLane. Many useful brother of Mrs. W. D. Gowan. Mr gifts were received. Refreshments Kelly is director-of the art depart- were served and a very enjoyable time ment of the Minneapolis Jourrml. was had by all present. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lindgren and Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Vail of Mait family returned to their home at A1- township, motored in on Wednesday bert Lea, Minn., on Monday after to meet their daughter MabIe, and spending a few days visiting at the children from near Devi Lake, N. home of Mr. Lindgren's parent, Mr. D. Mr. Vail is just overing from and Mrs. Gust Lindgren. Mrs. Lind- an attack of erysipelas, gran also visited a short time with Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wflliamson of her sister, Mrs. R. H. Boyd at Chau- Montevideo, arrived Saturday. Mrs. tauqua Park. Mr. Lindgren is City Williamson has accepted a position as Engineer at Albert Lea. stenographer at the Gold & Co., State Mrs. Grace Vandekar, of St. Paul Bank at Big Stone City, and com, arrived Thursday night to spend a meneed her duties on Monday. fw days visiting friends. She left Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Kaerch" and Sa/mrday morning to transaot busi- triplets, Miss Marie Wilson and Mr. ness at Morris, returning to this ciCy and Mrs. N. J. Bloser and daughter the first of the week, wherj she re- Helen, came over from Milbank today mained until Tuesday night, when she to visit relatives and friends her returned to St. Paul. Mrs. Vandekar They spent the afternoon at the Whet- formerly resided here being employed stone Valley Fair. as bookkeeper at Dr. Dunn's office. Mr. and Mrs. H. L Spackman of Sisseton, motored here on Tuesday The good old fshioned Yellow with their daughter Hazel, thave Mixing Bowls from 10c to 84e. Ty- her arm placed in a cast. Miss Spaek- let's Variety Store. man had her arm broken in an auto aeeiden which took place near Sie- PUBLIC AUCTION ton about a month ago. In Clinton, Friday Sept. 22, at two J. $. Dann, fomter proprietor of the Pioneer Market left They for o'clock in the afternoon, some house- hold goods, 2 horses and a resident Flandreau, S. D., where he has pur- chased a grocery store and has taken lot in Clinton, on the IL T. trail, 75x immediate possession of same: Mrs. 165 ft. Also an Avery Tractor 8x16 Dann and little girl will follow as with three plows. soon as Mr. Danngets located- Trebil and Daly, Auctioneers. Ber of Cemdili of I/ MZ]gN'S NATIONAl. BANK s Ortvi/ im am iim4e ef at tba clam f bl  Sept, 15, llr. UgCgS. 1. a.  and dieoz, lnelmlh rediseo,ta. ,.eeie of other balm. and foreign bills of exe.hanSe or  told with hadore t ed this  Immept t]Mme shown In b aad e) $$11,148.50 2. Ov.dimfte, mem'ecL none ; rl, 475.80 " " 475.80 4. G,mammt memit/ ,mrml: . ldtmi to  hmimm (U. 8. bon par vlue) 11,000.00 Tote.l- 15,0#&4 5. Otlr Immhb stodr rit/, etc.: 10.828.98 6. Banlflng ]B[om, 13.00.00 ; Furniture and finrw, 120.00. 7,620.00 8. Lawhzl reserve with teral RNerve Bank 17.088.34 10. C, ash in vault and amour  from nst/oaal bank 46,08070 l& Clmelm on otir lmk in the tame city or town as  bank (other than item 12) 1,t75.06 TOtal of items 10 and 13 47,562.66 I. L ClMks stud drafte on banks (inelud/n Federal Reserve Bank) outside of ty or town of rorttn bmk 532.80 b. Mlseellaneoms easlk items 517.72 1,050.52 15. Redemption fund with U S. r end due frc U. S. trcam S9000 16. Other  if m: Xntee earned mot eolletTed % 787.85 TOtal 414.607.24 IJABILrrlg.: IY. Capital stoek paid In 25.000.00 : 8urplu fund --- 7,500.00 Undivided profits 2,950.02 e. Less eureent expenses, interest, and tax lmiCL____ 4,$95.16 1,885.14  Cireulating no,.es outstanding +16,000.00 Amomt due to State Imnk bLkers, and trust companies in the U. 8. and foreign countrie 730.56 25. Ceshies cheeks outstanding 2,162.21 Total of item 23 and 25 2,892.77 26. Individual depote subject to cheek 125,348.39 27. Crttfate of deposit due in less than 30 dls (other than for money morrowed) 34,S$6.59 "otal o4 demand depot (other than  demit$) nbjeet to Reserve. ,tem 26 and 27 ............................... 160,004.98 rime deDNits b to ]erve (paYable after 80 dzs, or mabjeet to 30 days or more notice, and  savings: 32. Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) 191,299.49 Total of time deposite subject to Reserve, item 82 .......... 191.299.49 89. Bii payable (including sit obligtionZ rereenting money borrow- ed other than uute) 1"----- 12.000.00 TOTAL 414, 697.24 8tat of Minnem Com of Big S L W. Kelly, eashim, of the mbo-mum! bank, do solemnly swear tlmt the above slate- mt Is trim to the brat og m knowled aml ltaL W. ggLL. . Subribed and sworn to before me this 19 day of SeDtemb,, 1922 6.$. ] OgxgA, Notar$ Public. Cermet AUt:---O. E. Hahn, B. [g. garm [, . Thomlmm. State Puzzle Proves !Ft ral Road Aid Interesting Study ( s Faster and Far 'Sixty Answers Received From Sev- Bureau of Public Roads Bulletin eral Towns. .Many Give Cur- [ rect Solution  Shows Minnesota Funds Spread -- i Quickly over Big Mileages Mrs. C. E. Kennedy, of Clinton, I Minnesota, is the winner of the State]. Minnesota trunk highways are be- Puzzle Contest which appeared in img economically improved as rapidly The Independent of last week. Mrs. and extensively as incoming funds Kennedy's letter was the first one llow according to a comparative opened that contained the correct an- showing in a late bulletin issued by Of all precious stones !! diamonds are without question the most beautiful and the swers, which were as follows: 1. Ar- kansas, 2. New Jersey, 3. Indian's, 4. Washington, 5. Maryland, 6. Pennsyl- vania, 7. California, 8. Minnesota, 9. Ohio, 10. Iowa, 11. Connecticut and 12. Illinois. A total of sixty answers were re- ceivel of which the following were cor- rect: Mrs. J. F. Weeding, Mrs. A. H. Sturges, Mrs. Alvah Matthews, Lu- cile Scholberg, Mrs. Art Sorenson, Marie Hegge, Elizabeth Kahler, Mrs. . B. Von Eschen, Doris Hahn, Gee. Crooker, Florence Rehnke, Cleopha Block, Mrs. E. C. Seaten and Mrs. C. W Merchant, of Ortonville, Mrs. C. W. Wheeler, Mrs. C. E. Kennedy, Clin- ton; A. E. Schafer and Mrs. E. F. Haggerty, Big Stone City; Mrs. Per- cy Knoll, Correll; Mrs. Wm.Eaton, and Mrs. Adolf Mass, Odessa and Mary Hanratty, Barry, and E. Rinks, Graceville. Others who sent in answers that were correct with the exception of one or two state were: Ruth Hjelme- land, Mrs. J. P. Larson, Ruby Loy, Clara Helgeson, Gladys Lindholm, Mary Hayes, Mrs. D. L. Danielson, Mrs. John Tiers, Maline Vaage, Ir- win Gustafson, Mrs. Ed. Seaman, Mrs. John F. Witte, Amahda Hanson, Ella M. Ne'-ell, Mrs. T. Kirk, Mrs. M. L. Whiting, Lydia Schwandt, Mrs. Al Drager, Mrs. Albert Derickson, and Mrs. Ernest Hauer, Ortonville; Myrtle Johnson, Pearl Salmonson, Robert Goldsmith, Mrs. Fred Wood- ard, Mrs. Gunnar Appelholm, Lester Propp, Gladys Green, Eva Thomas, and Miriam Morrill ,of Clinton; Vi- vian Vaughan, H. W. Wechsler and Sam E. Storm, of Correll; Elmer May, Big Stone City; Mrs. S. H. Frizzell, Odessa; Ruth M. Powell, Benson; Adeline Pederson, Beardsley; Mrs. H. L. McDowell, Graceville; and, Pat Scheibe, Milbank. Numbers 6 and 7 seemed to be the stickers. Many gave the state of Ore- gon for that of California and others gave Tennessee and Vermont in place of Pennsylvania.. Fair Association Votes Thanks To General Public To the general public and to those especially who exhibited, the Big Stone County Agricultural Society ex- pressed its appreciatibn in the form of a vote of thanks at a meeting of that body held at Clinton the first of the week. "We want everyone to know that the Fair Association has greatly ap- preciated the splendid support it re- ceived this year and we would feel that our duties as officers would be only partially performed if we failed at this time to take this action.", said P. W. Daly, president of the associa- tion. Gate receipts on the last day of the fair totaled more than $1500.00. This left the association with a small su to the good, it is reported, which is considered a remarkable showing in the face of three days of wet and sloppy weather. MAROON ON /]RAY, COLOR FOR AUTO PLATES HERE Contracts for the manufacture of 400,000 motor vehicle number plates for 1923 has been let to the Western Display company of St. Paul by Mike Holm, secretary of state. " The 19'23 number plates will be two gages heavier than those used this year, while the cost to the state will be virtually the me, 13 cents a pair. The color A and B plates will be maroon figures on a pearl gray back- ground. The T, X and Z plates, for trucks and trailers will have a brown background with white letters. The dealers' plates will have lemon yel- low figures on a bottle green back- ground. the United States,bureau of public roads at Washington. The government figures form the basis of the following table of Min- nesota figures compared with aver- ages for all the states but covering only highway improvements on which government money is being used: Av. Minn. Improvements-- number $ 50 114 Total Lenh'"'" ...... miles ...................... 278 1,14[ Average Length-- miles ...................... 5.5" 10.4 Average Cost-- miles ................... $18,050 $ 9,150 Average Cost-- job .......................... 10026 95289 Federal Aid job ...i. ...................... 42,615 36,925 The goregoing figures follow those on which the government accorded Minnesota the distinction of leading all states for completed mileage of federal aid roads. The showing is regarded by friends of the Minnesota road program as re- markable i n view of the big bond is- sues and other liberal financing pro- visions being made in other states fm highway develoDment. It establishe that Minnesota is using road funds a., they become available to extend bene- fits as far as possible, buihling rea sonably good roads at low costs rather/' than shorter mileages of costly high- t ways. most desired. And especially is this true when they are seen in one or more of the handsome set- tings now on display here. Each design has been wrought to bring out the greatest beauty | of the particular | stone in the piece. | All our diamonds are ,* in 18 K white gold, , hard to tell them from real platinum. At new low prices. Leave it to ,' ii PAL o}m 4 : The Jeweler ,, ++++.,+=.+  ,. ,++ + ++-, +,,+:+. +.:+ +:++,++++, .:++ +++++ ++,..+' ! +. + .:, +:,+-:+ .: +:.:, +:. +:. + ,, +:+.,:.+:++:-t+.-,.+,++,,-,+* 4 + Want Ads Get Results. Before Any Buick Dealer Can Put Up This Sign-- A Buick dealer must meet thee deft- nite qualifications set by the Buick Motor Company, before he is author ized to render Buick service: I. Mechanics trained as experts o Buick carl 2. Modern equipment making pos sibla the mot exact workmanship in th@ shot possibl time. . A complete stock /genuine Buick parts based on th number of Buick cars in hl community. 4. ! in full agreement with the uni- form Buick ervice policy of our. troy and fair dealing with th public. V'hosr you see the authoridBuickserv- ice sign--and severel thousand dot the country--you will know that 6rat-class service for your Buick ear is avedlabis, D--NP A. M. SEMRAU Mr. Farmer, Take Advantage of a Federal loan while rates are low. No appraisals Will be made after snow is on ground. We are taking-applications for winter and spring closing. Rate 5V2%. ACT AT ONCE. Big Stone County National Farm Loan Ass'n Grace F. Kaercher, Secretary--Treasurer + BOARD OF DIRECTORS ALFRED MATHISON, President EMIL NELSON, Vice President CARL HELMELAND CHRISTIAN TORGERSON FRED C, PIPER II U I I I I II II II