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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 19, 1942
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1MB H DMOTA THEATRE t\ Tuesday, May 19 10e & 20c Show Right to the heart! It's knockout entertainment! "Right To The Heart" With Erenda Joyce, Joseph Allen, Jr., Cobina Wright, Jr., Stanley Clements. Wednesday and Thursday May 20 and 21 There's a love-bug in the Garden of Eden. Deanna DURBIN and .Charles LAUGHTON with ROBERT CUMMINGS 'It Started With Eve" A Henry Koster production with Margaret Talli- chet, Guy Kibbee, Walter Catlett, Catharine Doucet. The most romantic riot since Eve gave Adam the applesauce! Get delirious with Deanna! Admission 10c-20c-30c All admission prices include state sales tax and federal defense tax. PERSONAL MENTION Mrs. Harold Reasoner spent Wednesday and Thursday in DCS Moines. C. P. Neal of Minneapolis, Minn., visited his brothers F. A. and Bert Neal here last week. Will Tubbs of Rutland visited at the home of his sister, Mrs. Cassie Skow Sunday afternoon. Robert Clark visited his grandmother, Mrs. Orren Ahrends, in Clarion Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Nelson attended an Iowa Retail Shoe Store ..convention In Des Moines Sunday. Fay Neal of West Bend visited over the week-end at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Neal. Misses Blanche and Marjorie Ox- borrow of Ames were week-end visitors at. the parental J. A. Ox- borrow home. Mrs. Lulu Jensen of Lake City visited Sunday at the Otis Nelson home and also with her sister, Mrs. Don Oxborrow. Mr. and Mrs. Heiderscheid o£ near West Bend were Saturday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Miller Klein. David Anderson, a Drake university student, returned to Des Moines Sunday after a visit at the parental A. P. Anderson home here. Mrs. Thomas Joiner and infant daughter, Linda Kay, returned Saturday to their home west of Humboldt from the Lutheran hospital In Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Campbell and Mrs. S. C. Campbell were Sunday visitors at the Chris Wilson home in Porneroy und at the KUlon Bish home in Newell. Mr. and Mrs .Charles Bradford and daughter Jacquelln were visitors Saturday and Sunday with Mr. Bradford's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bradford of Hawarden. Mrs. Helen Cran of Rutland visited Friday afternoon with her sister Mrs. Grant Scott and attended the mother-daughter banquet in the Methodist church in the evening. Miss Edna Laytoii of Jefferson, Iowa visited at the home of her father and step-mother, Mr. und Mrs. Ben Layton and left Tuesday morning en route for Chicago and the Great Lakes. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Shipmau accompanied Mrs. Shipmau's brother and wife of Fort Dodge to Iowa City Sunday where they visited Mrs. Shipmau's niece and mother who are both patients in the University hospital. According to the Laurens Sun Miss Virginia Muller has accepted a. teaching position at Sioux Center for next year. Miss Muller is tlje daughter of Mrs. Lillie Muller of Laurens, who formerly operated a beauty shop in Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Joe West and Rose Mary of Des Moines, were guests over the week-end at the parental Jflbfl, gchuiu home. Mr. West left iujMjay evening for Dea Moines and My*. West and little daughter, re- fnajji)e4 ' or an Blended visit. Jfjrs, ppmer Jacobson and BOQ Dt Wwt» °lty, expect to £or INDEPENDENT, ttUMBOLjPT^ IQWA Fred Bowen attended a Butler Bros. Sales convention In Des Molnea Sunday. Mrs. Carrie Haynen who has been ill the past few weeks Is able to be about again. Mr. and Mrs. L. 0. Scott were callers at the G. Brandholj home near Bradgate Friday. Mrs. Ina Nlckson Is reported cnmewhat Improved in the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge. Mrs. Will Holt of Humboldt is receiving medical care at the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Strait and son Billy of Fort Dodge visited Sunday at the Mrs. L. J. Strait home. Mrs. S. K. McDermid of Albion, Iowa is visiting at the home of her mother, Mrs. Sarah Hawkins In Dakota City. Robert Myers, son of Mrs. Nellie Myers who is In the U. S. army air corps is stationed at Shepherd Field, Texas. liurnadelle Dicker-son left Saturday morning for Washington, D. C., where she has accepted a civil service position. Mrs. Jack Laing and daughter Patty and Mrs. Albert Marcellus and son Duane spent Friday in Pioneer visiting relatives. D. C. C. Hoveland will leave Tuesday for Chicago to take a weeks post graduate work. His office will be open again May 25. Frank Soldow is a patient at the Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge where he recently underwent a major operation. His condition i? reported good. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Perry moved Monday from the Chas. Loar house in south Humboldt to their home in Dakota City which they built this summer. Mr. and Mrs. William Tubbs and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Tubbs and family of Rutland were dinner guests at the Grant Scott home In south Humboldt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marcellus and son Richard of Pioneer visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. Marcellus' sister. Mrs. Jack Laing and family on Sixth Avenue North. Merle Torgerson ot the United States Army Air Corps, stationed at SpiJkane, Wash., flew home Friday to spend a weeks furlough with his father in Dakota City. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Locke of Vincent were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Marcellus at their home on Sixth Avenue, N., Mrs. Locke Is a sister of Mr. Marcellus. Mrs. Charles Willey Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles,Willey, Sr., and Winifred Willey, drove to Des Moines Sunday to spend the day with Charles Willey, Jr., at Fort Des Moines. Marvin Weir, sixteen ^ear-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weir, caught a cat fish weighing nine pounds and six ounces, recently in the Des Moines river near the old fair grounds. Mrs. Lewis Graffunder of Marquette, Mich., who recently returned to her home after undergoing an operation in a Marquett hospital, lias had a set back and her condition Is only fair. Mrs. Graffunder is a daughter of Mrs. L. J. Strait. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Thompson, who have been making their homes in Des Moines the past eight weeks while Mr. Thompson took a course in mechanics as a machinst, spent the latter part of the week here at their home. They left again Sunday for Ankeny, where Mr. Thompson will be employed as a machinst. Hugh Short, clerk in the Iowa Highway Patrol office in the courthouse at Dakota City left for Keokuk the latter part of last week where he will remain indefinitely, while receiving medical aid. He was accompanied by Mrs. Short, who will return to Humboldt this week. The Shorts accompanied Mr. and Mrs. John Rankin, parents of Mr. Short, who had visited here. The Ranklns returned to Des Moines. Petersen. Priscilla club meets at the home of Mrs. John Adams. P. A. B. meets at the home of Mrs. T. j. Lieuwen. Monday, May 2fr— American Legion Auxiliary meets In tho Legion Club rooms. M. W. A. regular meeting. Book lletlew Tea At M. E. Parsonage— Wesleyan Service Guild entertained at a book review tea Sunday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage. Margaret Taylor reviewed the book "The Three Snook Sisters." The tea table was centered with a bridal wreath and iris bouquet, and lavender tapers were used. Leona Larson, president of the Guild, poured. About thirty were present. W. W. 0. Girls Kntprtnlnnl Mothers— The W. W. G. girls of the First Baptist church entertained their mother's Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the church. A special program was arranged for the occasion including n welcome to the mothers, uy Phyllis Tabor, response, Mrs. Paul Williams. Song Service—Lynette Sundeen. Special Musical Number—Guild Girls. Guitar Solo—Donna Knieriem. Scripture Reading — Francis Hetherlngton. Prayer—Mrs. Paul Williams. Solo—My Task—Lynette Sundeen. Mission Talk—Jean Sayers and Opal Flemmig, accordian solo—Vcl- ma Sayers. The mother's were presented corsages by Feme Nelson. Refreshments were served in the church dining room on a decorated table of blue and white, the guild colors, with flowers and lighted candles. News of 4-H CLUBS SOCIAL CALENDAR TiU'Sfliiy, Muy 19— PUase-U Club meets at the home of Mrs. Lawrence Biiir. Rotary Club meets for C:15 P. M. dinner in Legion dining room. Tuesday Bridge Club meets at the home of Mrs. Herb Ruble. We Weavers Club meets at the home of Mrs. Jrma Helferlch. Wednesday, Muy 20— W. R. C. regular meeting in Le- gipu Buildiug. Garden Clu'u meets at 2:30 P. M. at the home of Mrs. Ogle Brockman. Mrs. Faith West will be in charge of the program on "Reminiscences on Trees 1 Have Known." Wednesday Bridge Club meets at the home of Mrs. Tnmroy Petersen. 0. F. A. club meets at the home of Mrs. R. J. Cruicksbank with Mrs. Ben Johnson, Mrs. K. Haviland, Mrs. Frank Davis, Mrs. Otto Lehman, Mre. Archie Hpckel, Mrs. Ben Earth, Mrs. Clarence Fort, and Mrs. Oral Strachan hostesses. The program will be arranged by Mrs* Will Wendle and Mrs. C. 6. Little, Jr. Mothers to be guests. The Friendly Sewing Club meets with Mrs. Ida Anderson in the afternoon. 235 Club meets at the home ot Mrs. Harold Brandsgard. Baptist Womans Mission Circle meets at the home of Mrs, Homer Ericsson. J. 0, 0. F- regular »eetta«. Thursday Bridge Club meets at the hojjje of Mrs. Mason Sbepard. Country (?lun meet* for first picnic oi $? upgog wW| a# teU»-'~ -•^•-^jn. c|»^e. ¥r. The Corinth Red Stars entertained their mothers and Mrs. Henry of Rutland May 1C, 1942 at 2:00 p. m. at Geneva and Virginia Rasmussen's, visitors also attended this special meeting. Doris Knieriem, our president, called the meeting to order with all members present answering to roll call "How I Can Improve My Posture.". Lesson VII on music was given by Betty Russell. "What Belongs In a Sewing Box", was demonstrated by Lois Fort. Our leaders and Mrs. Henry, one of the county committee women, told about the plans for Rally Day. Doris Knieriem was appointed to represent our club at the 4-H convention at Ames in June. Betty Russell will be a club candidate for county office and Blanche Ernst is our better groom girl. Our afternoon program consisted of a trombone solo by Betty Russell. A guitar duet by Lorraine Schulze and Carol' Llndeman. A talk was given by Doris Knieriem of 4-H aims and achievements. A vocal solo by Margaret McBurney and a piano selection by Kathryn McBurney. Mary McBurney concluded the program with an Interesting demonstration of her twirling ability. Lunch was served by hostesses. The next meeting will be a picnic at Blcknell Park, May 28, 1942, when definate plans for Rally Day will be made. Reporter, Betty Russell. 01UTUABY •lens Thomsen Jens Thomsen was born March 27, 1853, in Logstor, Jutland, Denmark, and died May 14, 1942, in Humboldt, at the age of 8!) years, one 'month, und seventeen days. U'hen he was a young man, he came to the United States and settled in Southwest Iowa. In 1890 he was united in marriage to Inger Lena Boude of Rutland. Together they made their borne in Council Bluffs for seven years after which they returned to Humboldt County where they resided during the re- muiniug yours of their lives. To this union wus born six children'of whom three died in infancy and one, Thomas, died in 1933. Mr. Thornsen was also preceded in death by his faithful wife in 1932. He leaves to mourn his passing one son, Emil, of Green Isle, Minnesota, one daughter, Mrs. Thorvald Brown, of Humboldt, three grandsons and one granddaughter, Gilbert Thomsen in California, Robert Thomsen in Seattle, Washington Paul and Aletu Brown of Humboldt. AU'o surviving is a host of near realtlves and friends. Pallbearers: John Nyby, Ottu Andersen, Rasmus Rasmussen, Jens Simonsea, Peter 0. Nelson and Hans Schultz. Burial was from the Ellsworth Funeral Home and from the church of the deceased, Trinity Lutheran church in Humboldt, on Saturday, May 16.-—Contributed. " POPPY DAY New »W»e« on America's roll pf honored dea( l 8 lve * e ^ meaning to the memorial poppy this year, Mrs. K. C. Bellows, Poppy Day chairman of the local American Legion Auxiliary Unit, pointed out as she worked on fift»l arrangements tor the, distribution ol the little red flowers Saturday. Tlj* custom of wearing poppies £rlbut,e to th* gpajl gprawf up Ja the yulted 8tute», yaj tWPir*4 by Plslte, wfttefe "In Flanders' Fields the popples blow, Between the crosses, row on row—." Poppies were first worn in America in New York City, on November 10, 1918, the day before She Armistice. Mrs. Bellows further stated: "They spring from the blood and tears that are the price of victory —the price of freedom In this world of conquest and oppression. Again and again, Americans have had to pay this price to win and maintain their existence as a free nation. When we wear the poppy this year we will be showing that we are not shrinking from paying that great price once more in order that we may pass on to Americans to come the heritage of a free America. "As we honor those who give their lives, we should think, too, of those who sacrifice health and strength,.and of the families left In need because a father or sou has served his country. They arc still within the reach of our help. Let us be generous in our contributions for the poppies. Every penny of the money given goes to support the work the American Legion and the Auxiliary are doing for the disabled and dependent families of the First World War and of the present conflict." no date can be found on it. INTERESTING ITEMS FROM ALL PORTIONS OF STATE OF IOWA Old Coins . Robert McKee of Montezuma has a 50-cent piece, U. S. currency, that was minted in 1803. The coin Is still very bright. Mr. McKee has In his possession a Columbian Half Dollar, one of the few ever Issued. A 25-cent Canadian paper piece also is In the possession of Mr. McKee. The paper 'piece la about the size' of a dollar bill, but A picture of the Lord's Supper, three feet wide and five feet long was crocheted by Mrs. P. M. lUiff- corn of Harlan. Mrs. Ruf,fcorn presented the picture to a local church. Bicycle Schools The Clarlnda Senior Boy Scouts have been sponsoring bicycle schools to acquaint riders with rules of riding and local ordinances. The scouts explain the riding parts of the bikes, how to ride and safety measures. His Own Way For the first time in 30 years, Grundy county will have no contest for the election of a sheriff. John A. Meyer, serving his first term as sheriff will have no oppo- I sition at the primary or the gener- j al election. | Mothers ItcniembenMl Fred Wootcn, Odgen baker, remembered some of the local mothers or. Mother's, Day will cakes. He presented cakes to the mother with the largest number of boys In the U. S. Armed forces and to the oldest mother itgiater- ing. Service Dr. E. N. Drown, of Marengo recently was presented with a plaque honoring the doctor's long service as city health officer. The doctor began practice In Marengo in 1891, and In 1892 was oppointed city health physician, a position he has held for 50 years. Here and There Frank Randall of near Marlon suddenly found himself underneath a hay rack when a sudden gust of wind upset it. Before the hired man, accompanying Randall, could get the rack off, another gust of wind picked up the rack and deposited it In tho next field. Frank was uninjured. Another man, Carl 11. Sc'hultz of Robins did not fare so well in the same breeze. A door torn off a barn struck him and broke ills right leg below the knee. Thoughts lor the People's Forum Sunshine vs. Darkness— , ~ Christian Soldiers i lift her from heathen darkness,' Most people consider war a terrl- • to victorious Christian light, would ble thing and it surely is. Today In return. In the darkness of night our beloved nation is facing the thrust this deadly weapon of de- tragedy of another world war, and i celt Into the hearts of our soldiers, our hearts are bowed low with Thus there " are no words today world-wide grief and suffering, j that challenge every true Amcrl- Across the- senst there is a con- ] can citizen to loyal patriotism, in slant stream of bloodshed some- j au outstanding surriflclul way, like where. While broken homes, brok-; that little phrase, "Remember en hearts and broken lives can be I'enrl Harbor." seen most everywhere; due to the | A noted poet has poniicd some ungodly and ghastly enemy of war, j words that seem pessimistic and Even here at home in America, you j yet reveal the truth, when he said can scarcely find any man, woman "Of ull sad .words of tongue, or or child, who is not touched in ! pen, the saddest arc these, It might some sacrificial way, over this i have been." dreadful war. Food, clothing,.and many common necessities cannot be obtained without a sacrifice. Many great factories'are closed and engaged in works of destruction— some type of war or defense work. It seems so sad to us today, that America should DC called upon to sacrifice her best In wealth, education', science and'even human''lives', her precious sons. We find the reason for It all summed up In one We don't like this, but we cannot j nilln „ Siitan-posscssod individual help It. Christianity and her great Spiritual Powers, Is the only con- called Hitler, craving to gain possession of the whole world, regardless of any cost of pain or suffer- tinuously constructive agency In our world today. For God's spirit- j |,,g [ 0 others. ual powers are eternal and are; Y et did you ever Hlop lo mtliise not subject to the human fluctua- I tnat om . hlm | heavenly Father sac- tlon of this world. We cannot | priced His all; His only begotten evade the truth, that our entire BOIli for UHf n ] OBt am ] n dying world today is enslaved and trapped by that great blood slaughtering monster—War. world—to give us light intead of darkness, freedom instead of slavery, and peace, instead of war? Al- Yet my friends, there is a con- ao do you remBlll uur that Jesus slant subtle warfare, going on in | KuVe H | a ull| H | g entlre . ] ltef w m_ our Christian world, that most peo-1 lngly nnd B i a ,ii y f or U(J 7 pie do not understand. The fourteenth chapter of Isaiah gives the fall of Lucifer; this great Divine As sin came Into the world thru one life, UK sin has been multiplied through-out the whole world, Judgment and Heavely Catastrophe , ugttf| , un<1 UKaJll through one life, of the fallen angels. This.was the i ag a - wno lc world war has been beginning of the war of Satan und j t . a , lse ,j i, y OI1L , \\( c O f sin—Hitler— dll of bis demon powers against j H0 Hll , ll!1B 1)ecn ]if lcd fl . 0 in our God and His Kingdom. We can j wor]d ))y ollo 1Jfei -joaus Christ, substantiate our statement, how- j our world Saviour." Ho who knew ever that Christianity is alawys ! no „,,,_ uecame B i n f or UB| "that we constructive and Is not engaged in , mlgllt bc llm(lc t | le righteousness of our destructive war methods. For ; God jn J)lm " go wnen (ne ^J UB . Christian warfare Is far different. tlce of the wo ,.i(j (0 duy grips our than human warfare. ] i, ca ,.t B and the world, "Remember In the twelfth verse of the sixth p earl Harbor," stir us KO deeply, chapter of Aphesians, we are told j lul lls a i 8() "Uememlier Him—Our that we don't fight people; we personal Saviour," who still offers wrestle not against flesh and blood, ,, a H is life blood, to cleanse us from but uguiiiHi principalities, against lkll aul . BillH und unrighteousness, powers, against the rulers of the | all(1 , 0 give utj everlasting peace darkness of this world, against ' ;lm | j ov spiritual wickedness In high ^ ul 8 ,, , nankln( j, B rallur(W places . We often misunderstand „ Ciod naa neyer once brohel , bataii s cunning quiteful methods ,„ lMVa _ Coveniitll with „,. He to carry out his insidious work. : h , , , proYWed us with suf- But in Christian warfare, do not; , equipment to conquer our tight people themselves, even , h „ o£ njs hough they are used to barn , us. It is Satan, himself, and all of his ; of <,„„„„„,,. But ao( ,. B . Ways are not man's way; His wea- u ,,.,..., * orceSl ' pons are spiritual weapons not car- W m° hm Wel f rev , reall y f , lg ,'? tinsu . ual weapons. God doesn't have to Th,e fifth chapter o first Peter loPjUaa . mad(j metbod8 ot me . verses five to eleven g ves sp endid ch anical devices to conquer Satan. n/Ivina fnr all f^hvltitititi cnlfllaru : and Spiritual ... ,. ,,,,.. He has Heavenly -..- „»....-„. We are told to be cloth w th hma- .„ that never fatl a great gos . lity," to humboldt ourse ves a»d, pfj , 0> He ,„ .. p to cast our all upon God; to be ( Co(J h sober and vigilant. "We are warned againgt Satan our adversary, as a roaring lion, who walketh about seeking whom he may devour." But may be able to etand against the wiles of the devil." This gospel armour is all suffi- we are tpld to resist him steadfast- '• clent aod " n P"* 6 ''" 1 . an( J ly in the faith. Who wouldn't be afraid of roaring lion? "Yet I believe most of us would rather ' fight, even 9 dangerous lion lace to face, than ft poisonous snake that subtly strikes us behind our back, or leaps at us, unawares, trying to stealthily choke us tq death. It is this snake-like weapon that; Satan hurled at our first ancestors Adam gp} g ye and that be is sti}l today; which is the njost dangerous weapon to all m«n»liu|, fail to defeat Satan when used by God's Christian soldiers, according to every We of life, had a striking illustration 9! "snaky s#to». power," ia the that wu*e4 A»erj£a to eater W»r. Jt «$gmf Haflfisjibls, tfet of Ml £or%T^trie B *to for text receives, Just to His instructions. Let us discuss briefly each of the six parts of this spiritual defensive ! equipment, which is describe*! ap- ' cording 0 the armour of a typical Roman soldier in Bible times; as given in the sixth chapter of BpbV- sten», verses 14 to 17. First "Stand having y°"" lotos gjjrj with truth." POW ?»sy it i# la o«r present times tor Chrises to be swayed from the truth, §8,1*0 bepui twisting the truth with, ive, aud te etlll continues tbjg pra,c- tlce with all mankind. Satan misdated scripture t& Jeaufe but our Sa^i defeated Ij&B iMfe of war, tie ' means untrouthful war news that is given us by 6ttr ettemles to trick us. It was through untruthful means that Hitler deceived the Italian lender, Mussolini until he became greatly discouraged when he realized how little of the truth he was renlly following. Oh, let us have our "Loins girt about with truth, constantly." Second, "Having on the breast plate of righteousness". If our world enemies today, would all put on the breast plate of righteousness the war would ebon close. For righteousness means purity, holiness and God's divine love within our hearts. If we are righteous we cannot hate any one. We will even forgive and love our enemies, as Christ's great example upon the Cross when He said, "Father forgive them for they know not what they do." The breast plate ot righteousness is a precious Jewey to all Christian soldiers today in these dark times of world strife and hatred. Third, "Your feet shod with tlic preparation of the gospel of psace." When Isaiah prophecied the coming of our Prince of Peace on earth lie said, "How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that brlngeth good tidings, that pub- lisheth peace,, that brlngeth good tidings of good that published Salvation, that salth unto Zlon, Thy God reigneth." These very words are startling today, when across the seas, In a war-torn country, many feet are being bathed In the life-blood of their fellowmen. Yet, our Prince of Peace still lives to day, and still offers us tho torch of Christian Evangelism, that brings us Everlasting peace. Fourth "The shield of Faith, wherewith ye shall be able to cjuench all the fiery darts of the wicked." This is a far more Important piece of ******* HURRY! HURRY! Last Chance For A Free Trip To Hollywood And $100 Defense Bond our gospel arrtlotir than any of us realize. For SatOn constantly; shoots darts at Christians, darts of unbelief, discouragement, and sorrow of all kinds. But Ood promises us that "Faith will quench and conquer all of these fiery darts of the wicked." But we raise the question, "What Is Faith?" \^e answer with scripture, "Faith la the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things unseen." In times of great sorrow and suffering, victory can always be won, If faith can be kept alive. When an individual or nation loses their faith, they are defeated. When Christians lose their faith in God, they are lost in utter darkness. "Whatsoever is not of Faith is sin," it is the faith in America, her loyally; her efficiency and her soldiers, that is winning many a battle today across the seas. "Faith is the victory, that overcomes the world." • Fifth. The helmet of Salvation, How wonderful it is to have our iteutta covered and protected wilh salvation's glory. It la a beautiful truth, how the blood of Jesus Christ washes away our fins and iniikes our hearts pure again. It is this personal experience with a living Ood, who comes Into our hearts to abide with us,' that gives us a victorious life for world service. This Is quite a contrast to a self-centered life demanding world demonion. Sixth. "The Sword of the Spirit which Is the word of God." Our world has never fully appreciated the full value of the Bible even thougn it IB corfsWerM th> best selllflg book oft the riferRet today. It is quite significant that otir Bible is compared to the Roman sword. For the Sword was considered the most deadly Wearun of Roman waf* fare. This comparison Is made to teach us this great Pbw^r and Strength of bur Bible. It contains supernatural and divine strength, when appfled to otir HWS rightly. Words almost fall us, in briefly describing the P'ower and True Value of God's word. The twelfth verse of the 4th chapter of Hebrews says, "For the word of God Is quick and powerful and sharper thatt any two edged sword piercing even .to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of'the Joints and marrow and Is a dlscerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart". If Only our armed forces today could realise the wonderful power, contained within the pages of God's hidden word. Notice that we are told to put on each part of the Gospel aromour with prayer, "praying always with all prayer and supplication." Oh the Sunshine that comes through the dnrknopB, anH the jny unspeakable and full ot glory, that Is obtained by all Christian soldiers today, who in the words of the old gospel song, "Put on the gospel armour, and watching unto prayer, where duty calls or danger, be never wanting there." "Looking unto Jesus, the author «ttd finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him, enditred the Cross."—Mrs. W. H. Stock. NOTICE Effective Monday, May 25th I will be in the shop all the time. M. NELLIE DRESSER Phone 109 DEVINE BEAUTY SHOP SPECIALS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Robin Hood Flour, per sack $1.79 Perfect Flour, per sack i..$1.49 Carnation Milk, 3 for 25c Case of 48.., $3.99 Cello Puffed Wheat, large size, 3 for ftc Prunes, No. 10 can 29c Peaches, No. 10 can .....;l55c Tomatoes, 3 cans....... 25c Why pay 2 for 25c for sattie quality. Early Qhios>.10Q Ib^bag........... $2.69 Fine table stofckr ~ ' """" Cobblers, seed and table, 100 Ibs. $2.69 "How to BAKE FIGHTIN FOOD 1 (Foltier uf 1 Wartime RL- with 1 THRIFT STAR fnm R bug a! FHIibury'i B«t... Addran fllUbury, D**. 1)1, M!nn»|Mll(. Pillsburq'jBest SPECIAl 49 $1.89 DeGroote Grocery TO OUR IOWA TELEPHONE USERS: In re»pome to the request of the Office of Price AdminUtra- tion, and with the desire to cooperate f«Uy with the national effort to prevent inflation, we have withdrawn the IS% »«r- charge on telephone rate* in Iowa effective May, 15. NORTHWESTERN 1ELL TELEPHONE COMPANY

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