LOTS OF INTEREST III CPRM CONTEST kXDTVTDUAIf WHO GETS HIGH - YIELD MTTST WATCH DKTALLS. CORN EXPERT TALKS Good Advice oo Raising of Cora , Cbataiaed ia Article Relative to Genua America Sftrins Bank's Contest. Farmer la this locality are taking a great deal of Interest la the corn contest which is being carried on ty. the German American Savings ! Bank. If there has not yet wn money bet on vho will raise the best tea ears in this locality, it will not be manr moons, we predict, until some wagers are fixed. This paper i will be neatral from start to finish; and will glTe Just as good advice to one contestant as to another. A gentleman who has bad a great deal j of experience in corn growing has; prepared a few notes for as in which' be dwells upon the fundamental; principles that must be kept in Tiew if food corn Is produced. He says: "It is well to deal with the soil as If you were going to hare a dry season, because, as a rule, the grower who tiest conserves soil moisture is the' one who gets the big crop. All soils are crusted in the spring and when in that condition they dry out Tery quickly. It 13, therefore, a good practice to barrow or disk the ground Intended for a bumper corn crop Just as soon a possible in the J spring. This applies whether the i ground was-plowed last fall or not.! Indeed, in that case It dries out a! little quicker, because the soil Is usually rough on the surface and ; tough surfaces evajwrate moisture atj a rery rapid rate. If the ground was , in com last year and the old stalks i are still standing, it will pay to disk the surface in advance of plowing. Not only should it be disked, but it should be disked .early, because this creates a mulch and. furthermore, it brings about favorable conditions for the germination of wed seeds ho that these are destroyed later when the land is plowed. In the case of fall-plowed land, possibly the harrow will answer the purpose of creating a mulch and keeping the weeds In check. It is quite true that In the rush of other work this matter of stirring corn ground early in the spring is not given attention, but no ,xnan can hope to raise prize winning Rrsi in Hrs aw QaaCrjr Firat im Rmlta - Fiwmt im tmritjf j Fin im Ecememy ! . 4 and for these reasons Calumet Baking Powder it first in the : hearts of the millions of bouse wives who use it and know it. 1ICTTVTB HKHI3T AW AIDS an. mm mwm ii CHiCAOOT HAH LEAVES CHILD III ROOflG HOUSE CIlirPLED BABY AGED 2 YEARS ! IS DESERTED. 1 Stranger Leaves Tiny Fellow at Local Rooming House Believed to Have Left Town, icorn unless he bestirs, himself, before 'the soil has dried out. "Some may object to the plan of TQNIGHT They're in Mexico this time and will hand you the laugh of your life. Bigger, Better, Grander than ever One Big Cyclone of Laughter Muff and Jefifi in Mexico Everything New Bring the Kiddies Songs, Music, Pretty Girls Galore Prices 25, 60, 75c and $1.00 Seat sale opens Saturday 9 a.m. Teeth extracted withtt pain. - and all ether work dona with IltUe or bo pain. We use at-, troas oxide and oxygen. Gold Crowns .... .$5.00 Bridge Work .$5.00 Plates $8.00 and up No delays when yon coma to us, as your work will to completed la on or two sittings. HAYES DENTIST i Tears la Sane Locattoa. 102H West Secoad St 85S. Dsreaport, la. disking old corn ground before plowing, thinking that it is unneceeaary work. As a matter or ract, it neips immensely in getting a good seed bed. When the surface soil Is disked it plow better and the furrow Is more friable, so that it is much more easily worked into a nice, fine seed ed. On the other hand, if you plow the hard soil without surfaoe disking it will turn up lumpy and it Is s big ,task to smash the lumps toy the operation of tillage implements. Some good corn growers even go so far as to double disk the ground before plowing and also double harrow it. When this Is" done a nice mellow soil is turned into the botton of the furrow so that the upward movement of water is encouraged and the surface rootlets of the corn thereby kept well, supplied. 'It is impossible to overemphasize the benefits that come from the free use of the. harrow after plowing. It brings aboat a Ann condition of the 8eef bed and it favors the free liberation of.plant food. Those who get the big yields., that is, yields running from ' seventy-five bushels per acre up, are always firm believers In the free use of the harrow. It Is not enbuch to simply plow the land, plant the crop and then expect to bring things into fine condition by the use of the ' Cultivator after the crop appear above ground. A little work on the surface with neavy im plements before planting will ac complish much more in a given time than can .be done with a cultivator between the rows after planting. "If, for any reason, the soil gets wet 'and It has to be plowed when it is moist, it will be more or less lumpy and, in that case, the land roller ought to be used it it is avail able. Alternate rolling and harrow ing will help . to get rid of the lumps and. furthermore, this process will maice the roil nice and firm. If pos sible, however, the land should not be plowed until it Is reasonably dry eo that it Is not sticky. , "It may seem strange that all this advice should be given regard ing the care of a crop when it is the intention to pick out only ten ears for show purposes. As a mat ter of fact, ten good ears of corn cannot be picked even from a forty-acre field unless the crop has been given good attention from start to finish. Good ears are not the result of accident. Of course they must inherit certain characteristics from the parent -seed, but, even apart from that, a high state of perfection can only be attained when good tillage methods have been employed so that the plants' have been well fed from the beginning. Fortunately, those who give the best attention to their crop tn the hope of getting ten good ears wui tne Individuals who will get the best yields and will, there fore, mate tne most profit out of tnetr corn crop. Advertisement.' While in quest of the meanest man In the world don't forget to consider this fellow even though It may flatter him, " : A man giving his name as R. R. Jones, and his residence as Kansas City, entered the E. R. Caudle restaurant and rooming house shortly after the T:ZO o'clock Milwaukee passenger arrived Sunday morning, and requested a room. With him be had a child probably 18 months or two years old. About six o clock Sunday morning the man came down to the. restaurant from his room and after eating a light breakfast, stepped out on the street. This is the last that has been seen of him. About 8 o'clock the proprietor of the restaurant knowing that the child was in the room alone went to it and found the baby playing upon the (bed. "The rhilH la rHnnlcwl nrnK ably having had infantile paralysis. About, 10 o'clock Sunday morning the police were notified of the case and since that time they have made every effort to locate the man. The child Is being cared for toy Mr. snd Mrs. Walter Connor. Mrs. Connor being a daughter of the proprietor of the front street rooming house. Action Suspicious. Immediately after the arrival of the Milwaukee train Sunday morning. Night Captain O'Leary noticed the man with the child, just as the fellow seemed to be in the act of walking away from the baby whom he had placed with a small bundle of clothing on one of the seats in the station waiting room. O'Leary col- flared the man land told him tn -o-l cure lodging for himself and th child. It was thought by the police today that the man probably returned to the point from whence be came, on the .morning iMilwaukee train leaving here at 7 o'clock In the morning. Itahy Well Supplied. The child is well supplied with clothing as a box containing chllds clothing of all kinds was left In the room with It. The child is said to be a cheery faced baby boy. with large iblue eyes and a happy, sunny smile. ; TTTj mm : i i ; Auspices Rescue Hose Mliiiaiflii I Brotiiersiflig . i No. 2. Presenting enean Shows Ami Six Big Days and Nights May : 3rd lo Rfe 8 lit Shows and Attractions 15 15 Big i , 22 Carloads of Fun 22. Free band concerts day and night! Traveling in their own special, train. Vote For the Queen Vote KKE VOLGER-S WINDOW See, the Big Wild Animal Slioiv, Motordrome, Society Cirdus, Trained Dog, Monkey! and Pony Show, Dixieland, Parisian Vaudeville, CircW Side Show, 10 in one, Philadelphia fidgets, Athletic Show, Coney Island II-lusion. Ride ' the Ferris WheeL Carry Us All and the Giggler, Visit Trip to Xowhere. , while the sessions will be . held at the Pythian Castle Hall. One of the most Interesting feat ures of the meeting will be the de gree work which Is to be conducted during the evening. The afternoon session is announced to take place at 1S30 o'clock. ' COLCMlira JUNCTION. PYTHIAN SISTERS IN MEET AT DAVENPORT XUMIiKK OF TOWN'S TO 1 UK sritnoriix(i ItEintESEXTKl) Annual Convention of IM-strict Xo. a Will lie Held at Davenport on Next Thursday. YOUNG PEOPLE ABE fHUET IN RUNAWAY Atallasa. Ia May 3. (Special) Four Atallasa young people .figured in a rather unusual, accident on Sunday when they were spilled when the pin dropped-from the shaft bf the con- reyaace tn which they, were riding. Miss Alma Ellsworth and' brother Loyd Esther Hartmaa and Alice Stiles were the occupant of a single rig and were driving; home after the ball game. While the horse was trotting along at a krisk pace- the shafts dropped and the rig was upturned with the young people under it- Two of the girls received painful Pythian Bisters of knrrniinitin towns are intersrri In tho r.,. i south of town. No. 2 convention which is to be held j Thompson. Louise Reaney. at Davenport on Thursday of this 8V,n' TE,1 th Ie:hJ Ta week. Although Muscatine is not j "a ""V" included in that district a number ot nearby lodges are members. Buffalo. Bennett, Durant, Lone Tree. Walcott and West Liberty being a part of the:Tp" . ..... uruiurieri ior me 1 V- thians will be the Hotel RIackhawk TO CALIFORNIA OVER THE "TRAIL OF THE OLYMPIAN" Scenery aa Service All the Way. This year offers the greatest travel opportunities that Americans have ever had. Unusually low fares West make It possible for one to travel farther and see more wonderful sights than ever before for the same money. In planning your western trip, therefor, do not try to save as much money! as you can but try to see as much of the wonders of the Great West as possible for a moderate outlay. The North Coast route of the Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail way rffords scenery in greater volume than via any other route. This is be cause it pierces through the heart of three great mountain ranges the mighty Rockies, the forested Bitter Roots, and the snow-capped Cascades. Gigantic feats of engineer ing have been necessary to do this. and the result Is truly delightful. This route is cslled "The Trail of the Olympian," because one of the premier trains of the World "THE OLYMPIAN" is operated over it mis is an sii-steei train, company-owned and manned by company employees. A journey on "The OLYM PIAN" is Indeed an event, the charm of which you will always remember unchanging service and amid constantly changing scenes. From Seattle and Tacoma you journey south to California over the picturesque "Rainer-Shasta" ronte. After Tislting the expositions, yon can return home direct from either Los Angeles or Ssn Francisco, with out change of cars, on the. steel-equipped "PACIFIC LIMITED.? Stop-overs are available wherever desired, and side trips, can be made through Yellowstone Park, Rsinier National Park and in Colorado. For time of trains, fares, lnllus- trated literature and other Information, apply to Local Ticket Agent of ! Columbus Junction. iMay 3. 'Mrs. George Cavanaugh went to Letts Saturday to spend the day with her sister, Mrs; D. O. Loy. ; Walter Hughes of Fairfield, spent Snnday with his parents.- Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hughes. : Mrs. Florence Curtis was a passen ger from Sigourney to Cedar Rapids Saturday. iMr. and .Mrs. Clarence Cutkomp returned Saturday from a visit with Wapello relatives. Sirs. Nancy Hamilton of 'Morning Sun, came Saturday to visit Colum--bus City relatives.: jMiss Bessie Longstreth spent faat-urday with relatives at Letts. iFred Flatt visited West. Liberty friends the first of the week. IMrs. Alice Westfall and Miss Minnie Bowman went to Lone Tree Saturday evening to visit Sunday -with friends. jMr. and Mrs. Milton Tucker of Cone, visited at the J. C. ; Artngton home Saturday. County Auditor R. L. Riley and W. Edwards were here from Wapello Saturday. iV. A. ;Banta was a Davenport visitor Friday. Mrs. James Hartsock of Wapello came Saturday evening to visit at the Lew Brown home. i.Mr. and Mrs. Dan .Modeer were visitors in Davenport Saturday. ;Davld Hamil of Cordaline. Idaho, came Friday evening to visit with Marion and Cat Duncan. His son, Callie Hamil accompanied him as far as Minnesota. !A number ot young ladies of the high school enjoyed a picnic Wed nesday evening in the Reaney grove. They were Hazel kindred McKee, er R. E. Owens was a visitor Saturday. i Plans are being made for the erec tion of a new school building in the essee school district, south west of town A number of the teachers of the Columbus Junction schools enjoyed an outing at the North river bridge Thursday evening. i The span of the Gould bridge, which was washed away by the high water in the early spring, is being replaced by the Iowa Bridge Co This bridge is across the Iowa river, northwest of town, and the bridge will soon be In shape for travel, E.: L.J8iverly went to Morning Sun Saturday evening to visit his father. I. S. Slverly. Mrs. Slverly visited there Friday evening. PIONEER RESIDENT 1 OF COUNTY IS Dp MItS. JAMES 3rGlLUGAX PASSES away. : Came to Sweetland Township Was the Mother of Fourteen Children. . 8 4 in 1853 ' (Journal's Special Service.) -:' Wilton, la., .May S.- Mrs. James McGIlligan, an aged Wilton woman and a' pioneer resident of Swectland township' of this county, passed way at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Cary after an extended; illness, during which she suffered a paralytic! stroke. " r. Mrs. McGilligan was born In Halifax oounty, Novia Scotia,. November IS, 1834. Her maiden name -was IMay Anderson King. She was Unit ed in marriage to James McGilligan, January 26, 1853, and together they came to Iowa in 1856 and settled on a farm in Sweetland township. Eight years later they Left Iowa, returning to the east, ibut In 1874 they once more came iback to Muscatine county, living in Sweetland township until 1902, when uMr, Gil-Iigan passed away. Since that time Mrs. McGilligan has made her. home in Wilton. Mother of Fourteen Children The decendant was themther of fourteen children, six of whom 'survive to mourn her death. . The surviving children are Joe 'McGilligan, of Rushmore, Minn.; 'Mrs. Anna Barnes, of Colorado Springs, Colo Mrs. L. Roy and Mrs. George Cory, of Wilton, and Mrs. Belle Spry, of Bit. Pleasant, and Mrs. Maggie Clark, also a resident of Wilton, but who at present is at Chobel Lake, where she was called by the Illness of her rfaii ehter-ln-lflw. Airs. f!lark will Muscatine I not be able to return io; Wilton to attend her mother s funeral. The funeral, will be held this afternoon from the Presbyterian church at 2 o'clock. The services will te conducted 'by Rev. N. A,- McAuley, of Lyons, Iowa, formerly! pastor of the Wilton church. Avers, w-ho attended the jlelenj- Keller lecture Thursday evening were very much pleased with this wonderful lady's lecture on "Happiness." Misses Blanch and Viloma Gaum-er of 'Fairfield, and Mr. and M?s. O. C. Gaumer of Muscatine were 5'isit-ors the first of the. week at th Dr. J. W.. Pence home. j ' if HEAR SOCIAL WORKER F OUR CHURCH ES i MISS M'CLEXAHAN'; TELLS OF WELFA RE EX DEA VOIUSl Appeals To AH To Extend ,Supiort Toward . Humanitarian and Christian Effort. l Columbus Junction. Ia., May 1. 4 Misses Opal McKay and Hazel Edwards and Geo. McKay Went to Rock Island Friday to spend a couple of days. Mr. arid Mrs. S. B. Thompson went to Iowa City Friday where Mrs. Thompson will undergo an operation. I Mrs. Wm. Deford was a Conesville yisltor Friday. Rev. r. E. Ewing of Conesville, was a Columbus Junction visitor Friday. . Miss Lola Carter went to Nichols Friday to visit few days at Noah Carter's. i . Mr. and airs. Orin Towne are the happy parents of a son born Friday April 30. 'Mrs. Aleg McCullough ; of Cones- vine was in town Friday going to letts to visit ner son. Glenn and family. j. Sumner Darrow came down from Grinnell Friday evening." Mrs.; Nelson Meeker of Letts, re turned home Friday morning after spending a few hours Friday morn ing a short time with friends. Rev. D. H.! Fouse of Denver, vis ited a few hours Friday morning at the R. W: Owen home and departed for Philadelphia on No. 2. He had been attending classes In Kansas and win attend a meeting of the Sunday school board of the Reform ed chare at Philadelphia. , He will be gone; from his .pastorate In Den ver three weeks. S. B. Thompson has been making extensive repairing on his farm. northwest of town. Miss Inez Axtell went'to Cotter Friday evening, t. i Mrs. H- SL Turklneton returned Friday evening .from visiting rela- IN STOMACH ACID SOURS THE ! FOOD Says Excea of Hydrochloric Aid Is . Cause of Indigestion. ' Miss Bessie j -McClenahan yester day entered upon her; l week's cam paign in .the interest of the Muscatine Welfare association by appear ing in the pulpit of four Muscatine churches. This.', social worker who comes to Muscatine under the direc tion of the extension department of the State University ?of Iowa will spend the entire week tin this city in an endeavor tq- awaken Muscatine people to the importance of extending their support' tof the Welfare movement. On Suriday morning Miss McClenahan was! heard at the First Methodist and Grace Lutheran churches while! in the evening she spoke at the. First Congregational and German Methodist churqhesi Locat Institution., j ; "The welfare association is a Muscatine organizstion formed to ; solve a purely 1ocil problem and perform a local service'f said Miss McClenahan. , "It is not! impelled by outside forces and came from a demand within the city.; 'It jjeeks to j solve the problem of the needy families. Recognition. Is taken that the needy FOR SALE Eight room house water, sewer, gas. electric light, hardwood floors, bath . room,: furnace, basement partitioned and cement floor. Good lot in desirable location. ,This house is attractive inside and outside, and is, modern in every respect. If you are interested in securing' a good home, call at our office fdr further particulars. ; Titus Loan&Investment Co. 1 S13 Iowa Ave. NnnMiuiiiMiiniNiii Bostonian for men and 5 S Imperial for women 2 S pleaae particularpeople S J at the 1 B. Schmidt I SShoe Stored 115 Chestnut Street j HARRY KERN.Prop 5 require more than food, clothing or fuel. The work must have the In" spiration of helping families to re tain their own self respect and inde pendence and develope self support.": In closing Miss McClenahan laid particular emphasis upon the need of co-operation on the part of the people of the city pointing out that the success of the organization depended entirely -upon the support tendered it by local people. j , ... ; - ! i i Irregular, painful bladder weaknesses disappear j when the kidneys are strong and healthfully active. Take FOLEY KIDNEY PILLS giS Jensation-f-irregulaf, painful action heavy sore feeling ana ladder distress. You will like their tonic restorative action eady effectquick, good result. Contain no harmful drugs. Try them. , aaaaaaaaav TP Kidney Pills For '-e 1 V --BLADDER : Sold toy all druggists everywhere. - 1 A well-known authority statea that stomach trouble and indigestion Is nearly always due to acidity acid stomach and not, as most folks believe,, from a lack of digestive Juices, He 1 states that an excess of hydrochloric; apid In the stomach , retards digestion' and starts food fermenta tion, then our meals innate the atom-ach like a toy balloon. We then get that heavy, lumpy feeling- In the chest, we eructate sour food, belch gas, or have heartburn.; .flatulence, ; waterbr ash, or nausea. He tells us to lay aside all dlgee-" tire aids and Instead, get from any pharmacy four ounces of Jad Salts and take a tablespoonful jln a glass of water before breakfast while it Is effervescing, and ' furthermore, ti continue thte for : one week. While relief follows the first dose. It is Important to neutralize the acidify, remove the gas-making mass, start the liver, stimulate the kidneys and thug promote a. free flow of pure digestive Juices. ' Jad Salts is inexpensive and is made from the acid of grapes and lemon Juice, combined with Iithia and sodium phosphate. This harmless salts is used by thousands ot people for stomach trouble witbJ e H H H M M H H M H - M M H M M H bung Men Enlist in the BATTERY I. ' i : ' Sign the coupon below and hand in to recruiting officer In German-American apank Billding: i- I i . 4-i I ' Application for Enlistment. I -present my name as ia candidate for membership if the bat tery is secured for Muscatine. i f l ' Name . 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