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The Gazette-Herald from Kenney, Illinois • 5

Kenney, Illinois
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FOSTER, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER Entered at the Postoffice at Kenney Illinois May 5, 1911, as second clasa matter. Advertising Rates made known bn application. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION IN ILLINOIS Three months .50 Six months 1.00 One year 1.75 The above are payable in advance, but if you do not wish to pay now yoa can get the paper by making a written order specifying the time yo wffl( pay for it within six months from date. Two years, strictly in advance 3.00 OUTSIDE OF ILLINOIS One year, strictly in advance $2.00 Two years, strictly in advance 3J 'f' Millions of war babies are waiting to be adopted baby bond. Buy Savings Stamps.

w. s. a According to information received in Washington, butter is selling in Berlin at $2.25 a pound, sugar et 66 cts. a pound, ham and bacon at $2.11 a pound, and Ivory soap at five bars for $1.12. FROM OUR REGULAR CORRESPONDENTS News Items of Surrounding Territory Written Jn Their Peculiarly Breezy Style.

BLOOMINGDALE We are still having real winter weather. Dont forget the date of E. T. Jetts big Conmbination sale Friday, February 15, 1918. Mrs.

R. J. Randolph and children visited Monday with Mrs. John Hunt. Joe Kingsley has rented a farm near Latham and will move there this spring.

Elmer Frysinger, of Iowa, has been visiting relatives and friends here the past week. C. A. Watt, and E. T.

Jett attended the Wade Crang Combination sale at Clinton Saturday. R. J. Randolph and John Hunt hauled coal from Lincoln Saturday. Those moving since last week are: Will Newman moved to the J.

I. Everson farm, Rastus Johnston and mother moved from the John Foster farm to the John Safly farm; Charles Thompson moved from the Louie Smith farm to the farm vacated by Mr. Johnston, that he had recently bought of Mr. Foster. W.

S. S. 4- HARMONY 4 Mrs. Wm. Smith is very poorly with rheumatism and lung trouble.

Glenn Bradshaw is ill of measles, in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bradshaw, in Decatur. You are invited to Sunday School and preaching services next Sunday, February IP. Thirteen were present last Sunday.

Miss Susan Davis was the guest of Mrs. Benj. Barry Saturday. Helen Barry, who was ill of pneumonia, is rapidly improving, the nurse returning to Springfield Monday. The teachers reading circle met with Miss Loretta Jackson Sautrday afternoon in the home of R.

E. few loads over. The Hadley Red Cross class met with Mrs. Henry Heilman and daughter last Wednesday afternoon. Ten were present to sew on bed shirts and pajama suits.

Refreshments of ice cream and cakes were served. A number in the locality attended the funeral services of Frank James in Latham Thursday morning. He died Monday at the Great Lakes Nav-ul Training Station of scarlet fever and pneumonia. Services were held in the M. E.

church, but the corps could not taken into the church. He leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L.

James, of Decatur, formerly of Latham, and two brothers, Loy and Clifford, of Latham. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski cemetery. Miss Carrie Gouge received word Friday that her sister, Mrs. Mattie Birks, who was burned several weeks ago, at Harristown when a coal oil stove exploded, was worse.

She is yet in Macon County hospital. Miss Gouge went to Decatur Saturday, returning here Sunday and reports her resting easier Saturday and Sunday. Louis and Lawrence Emery and W. C. Galloway in company with C.

D. Nowlin, of Maroa, left last Wednesday for Whiting, Iowa, to attend the funeral services of the formers brother, Walter Emery, whose death occurred on Monday at Camp Cody, Dening, New Mexico. The cause of his death was mastoid abscess, for which he was operated on January 5. He had heen ill for a month or more preceeding that. Relatives were sent for by camp authorities and his brother, Chas.

went and was with him a week. Walter Emery was bom in Austin township October 16, 1885 and was reared 'here. In 1915 he went to Whiting, Iowa, near which place he had been farming. Last summer he enlisted in the ambulance section of Sioux City, Iowa and shortly afterward was sent to Camp Cody with the contingent to which he belonged. At Sioux City training camp last summer he was secretary of the Y.

C. A. and belonged to Ambulance Corps No. 1 in the army service. He is survived by three brothers and one sister: Louis Lawrence E.

and Chas. all of this community, and Mrs. T. B. Rhinehart, of Atwater, Illinois.

There has been three funerals in the family since last June the father and a sister dying last summer. Everyone in Hadley district was requested to be present at the Council of Defense meeting last Tuesday night at the school house. 16 were present, representing 10 families. The teacher. Miss Gouge was chairman of the evening, and elected so for the future to fill the place made vacant by the resignation of Louis Emery, who will soon move out of the district.

Meeting opened with singing of America. Several reports of the district were given. The Council of Defense Committee appointed in November consisted of the school directors Louis Emery, Fred Rogers, and John Johnston-the teacher, Mrs. Dora Goretzke, Mrs. Louis Emery, Mrs.

Geo. Heilman, Hattie Kerwood and Mrs. Katherine Heft, the latter being secretary. Every woman in the district registered in November. A number signed the meatless and wheatless pledge.

Each pupil has signed a pledge to save sugar, meat and wheat. They are tagging the coal shovels in the district. The Thrift stamps were explained and at close of the meeting reported $78.28 in War Savings Certificates sold since Monday. sr. and John Johnston gave short talks.

Other meetings are to be held and speakers secured. W. S. S. 4 4 HALLSVILLE "4- Mrs.

Minnie. Ervin and son, Ver-nelle, visited a few days in Clinton. Charlie Jones, Mrs. Earl Duff, Jdar-tha Humphrey, Veta Barnett, Nita Bartley, and Clell Hildreth were Clinton visitors Saturday. Mrs.

Ira Dement and Roy Dement are reported better at this writing. L. D. Kindred is reported very low. Mrs.

J. W. Barnett went to Spring-field where she will visit a couple of weeks. Mrs. J.

B. Mavity of, Nevada, Missouri, arrived for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Bowles. Mr: and Mrs.

Edmund Clark were Hallsville visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Smith, of Green Valley, were Saturday visitors at Ralph Irwins. Miss Alberta Carpenter is visiting with WilbMeaehum and family.

Corn shelling has begun around in this! vicinity. Several farmers have shelled. Mrs. Pearl Barkley, of Peoria, visited a few days at Mr. and Mrs.

Fred Meachums. W. S. S. Tablets Gazette News Stand.

Harve Couch and wife were Decatur visitors Thursday and called at John Rogers near Forsyth on their way home. Thomas Talbert, of California, arrived last Wednesday for a visit whh his sister, Mrs. Joe Miller. Linn Rogers, who attends Decatur High School, came, home last Thursday for a weeks vacation. They are taking their easter vacation now in order to save coal.

The Schreajr Red Cross class met in the home of Mrs. Geo. Dietrich last Friday aftemonn. Henry Heilman, wife and daughter, Miss Carrie Gouge and Benj. Barry were Sunday afternoon visitors at Robt.

Johnstons. Hazel and William Miller have joined the Mt. Pulaski Calf Club and will take a calf to raise this summer. A number from here witnessed the sale in Latham Saturday of the E. A.

Joynt place, adjoining Latham on he east. It contained 56,224 acres, with improvements and was purchased by the heirs. The Schrear, Evans and Hadley schools are preparing a program together to be given at the church next Tuesday night, February 12, celebrating Lincolns birthday. One of our school teachers states that one reason of the scarcity of coal is due to the way a large percentage of the women and girls of today dress. Of course, it takes more coal to heat the houses warm enough for these thinly, summer clad females.

Mrs. Katherine Heft went to Springfield Saturday where she underwent an operation for the removal of her tonsils, in St. Johns hospital. Carrol Nowlin, of Maroa, who has been spending a few days at Louis Emerys, to assist with the chores, while the latter went to Iowa, returned home Sunday. The Emery brothers were expected home Monday, but received a message from them stating they were snowbound some place along the line.

Benj. Whitaker started moving Monday, taking two loads of implements to the Kiick farm, where he has rented, between Lanesville and Illiopolis. Miss Mabel Roberts is staying with Mrs. Whitaker during his absence. About 60 friends and neighbors were present at a surprise on Chas.

Schroat and family Thursday night. They were sure surprised. Refreshments of fruit salad and cake were served. The family will soon move to a farm 2 Ys miles northeast of Mt. Pulaski.

He has already taken a fj ROWELL 44 Mrs. Milton Bird and daughters, Edna and Gladys, and Mrs. Sam Dean and daughter, Helen, spent Thursday with Mrs. Arnold Mears and children. Mrs.

Nellie McNeil, of Clinton, spent Wednesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weikle. Her sister, Miss Velma, returned home with her for a few days visit. Milton Bird and family entertained several relatives at dinner Sunday.

Will Cox and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Cox, in Kenney.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weikle spent Thursday in Clinton with their daughter, Mrs. Roy Hiter and family. Mr.

and Mrs. Otis Preston called on Harry Hall and family Sunday. George Foster and wife spent Sunday with Frank Brelsford and family. Mildred and Roy Mears, children of Mr. and Mrs.

Arnold Mears, have been quite sick the past few days, but are both better at present. Miss Sarah Prig, teacher of Mud Chapel school, was a Decatur visitor Saturday and Sunday, there being no school on Monday, as the morning train on the Vandalia failed to make the trip. W. S. S.

Positively no hunting or trespassing with dog or gun on any land owned by me. Mrs. Lucy B. Stewart. W.

S. S. The entire wheat crop of France has been requisitioned by the French Government. Watch Repairing Expert watch repairing is one of our-special lines of work. Your watch is given the most careful attention, which, together with skilled workm a i gives good timekeeping results.

-e HbLlJ 5njs OOTITMW nWURBK OUT GOES ONE-HALF THIS STOCK I DOWN GO THE PRICES QUICK SVIOW FANTLE, THE HENS AND BOYS CLOTHIER FORCED TO SACRIFICE! SLAUGHTER PRICES! 1H FOR 14 DAYS! Compelled to raise Quick Money we are turning loose the bargain knife throughout the stole smashing the prices to the very limit in our efforts to move out thousands of dollars worth of this men stock. nn llVll. MAW 8, 9 in Be here when the doors swing open. Come with the expectation of getting big values. Youll not be disap pointed.

Its an out and out price smash throughout the store. Nothing will be reserved. It sell we must. RECORD BREAKING BARGAINS FOR YOU MENS OVERALLS Genuine -Iqdigo blue, a regular $1.19 One Lot MENS OVERCOATS Will sell with a rush at the ridiculous price of $5.95 BOYS SUITS Heres a big bargain $5.00 and $5.50 values, sizes 9 to 17. $3.79 BOYS PANTS Made of good material, knickerbocker Style, worth 75c.

49c MENS FINE SUITS $20, $25 and $30 values, full range of size's and styles. $14.75 MENS SUITS See this big line of $15 values, now selling for $10.75 JUVENILE SUITS Quick action price on this lot, sizes 3 to 8. 39c MENS OVERCOATS A full, line of styles and sizes, worth $15.00. Now $9.75 JUVENILE COATS All $3.00 and $3.50 values. Will sell with a rush.

LOOK! MENS SUITS See this lot of mens suits at the ridiculous price of $3.75 WORK SHIRTS The regular $1.00 kind, out they go at 65c MENS OVERCOATS A big range of sizes and styles and theyre worth to $20.00. Now $11.75 i MENS ARROW COLLARS Regular 20c each, sell them 2 for 25c SHEEP LINED COATS Heavy Mole skin Slicker, interlined, worth $12. Now $8.75 MORRIS FANTLES CASH RAISING SALE STARTS FRIDAY HORNING, FEBRUARY, 8th; 9:00 A. H. 1.

Buy for the present and future. This sale means dollars to you! Hundreds of other bargains equally as low priced as these quoted above. Everything included in this great sale. Not a dollars worth reserved. Mens and Boys Clothing Mens Shoes, Hats and Furnishings One bleck east of Court House CLINTON, ILL.

Fantles $20,000 Money Raising Sale Morris 1.

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