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,PAGE FOUR Extra ooples of today's News ere on sale It Riehter's ,Drug Store, the Silver Grill and David's Recreation Parlors---5o per oopy. Library Report for Month--I f'he circulation for August was 821 books; 662 adult, and 159 children's. 188 magazines were issued. New Arrival--A daughter was born Sept 4th to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Simpson.--A son was born Aug 31st to Rev. and Mrs. F. T. Lokensgard (Maxine Kadletz) of Hettinger, N. D. at Fairview hospital, Minneapolis. At the Community Hespttol'Baby ]Lucille Hare, of Spring Valley, medi- cal patient. Mrs. George Heine, of ewartville, caeserian section Satur- day, Frank Rodenz, of Stewartville, raptured appendix Monday; Mrs. Sine Corum, of Preston, major oper- a,lion Monday.  Namecl to Library Bo.-At the city council meeting last week, Mrs. dorrill, Mrs. P. H. Laivell and G. H. Underleak were selected to succeed themselves as members of the public library board. There are nine mem- bers of the board and three are named each year for three-year terms. Game Birds Distributed--Game ,arden Meek this week distributed 16 crates of quail and one crate of idge to game clubs in PrestOn, Wykoff, Fountain, Harmony, Mabel, ]Lanesboro, Whalan and Rushford. lreviously this year the county has eceived 23 crates of quail and 36 zates ,pf pheasants. "tng Causes--"mage--During Sunday afternoon's storm, lightning struck one of the houses on the Joe Stokes farm, occupied by the Lewis ]radt family, and caused consider- able damage. The chimney was Lrecked, shingles torn off the roof mad the plaster on the interior of the house damaged. The loss was par- lially covered by insurance. Clergy Meet Here---Representatives item the churches at Harmony, Can- ton, Wykoff, pring Valley and Chat- field were present at the initial meet- mg of the Fillmore County Ministerial ssociation, held on Monday from II:00 to 2:00 p. m. at the Methodist church in Chatfield. The next meet- ng will be held in Spring Valley on Monday, Oct. 13th at 2:30 o'clock. Auction Sales--Two aucti)n sales are scheduled in this area this week. The Stanley Egge sale, 10 miles east and two miles south of Chatfield will be held tomorrow (Friday) beginning at 12:30, and on Saturday the per- sonal property of the Dean Richards Estate will be offered at auction at the old Orion mill, eight miles north- west of town. idence Property Sold--Mrs. S. L Peterson has sold her home on South Fillmore St. to Herbert Richter and Mr. and Mrs. Richter will occupy the property soon. They have been residing in the R. I. Doud residence. xs. Peterson recently completed an addition to the house, and has further modernized the property. She plans to move to Rochester to make her ]home for a time. Juvenile Judge to Speak--The Men's Ivotherhood of the Methodist church meet next Monday evening at. 6:30. The business of the organiza- tion will be conducted during the sup- hour. At eight o'clock, the guest I smelters to determine the quantity of l iron and other metals in the deposits. ' Chris Amundson, who is employed: with Freeman Bros., contractors, as- sisted in stripping some of the ore land and brought home several pieces of the ore which are on exhibit at the News office. In Traffic Court--Judge W. P. Ellis heard three cases in traffic court dur- ing the week, all of the victims being charged with drunken driving, and all were picked up in the Fountain- Wykoff vicinity. Ben Ruesink, Spring Valley, was given hearing last week and pleaded not guilty, reversing the plea when the case was heard here yesterday. He paid $100 and costs. The patrolmen were busy Sunday and Theo. Patterson, Canton, and Vernon Hegg, Austin, found it nec- essary to answer to the same charge. The fines, to, were the same in these cases and the judge recommended that driving licenses of all three be revoked. Construction Under Way -- Last week the Arn'oldy Co. began wrecking the old Skelly service station to make way for a new, modernized station to he built on the site. The old structure was the first service station built in Chatfield, and had been owned by several companies during the 20 years vf its existence. It was origin- ally built by a local stock company, but has been owned by the Skelly Co. for a number of years. The new sta- tion will be one of the finest in the city. Workmen began excavation this week for the new Co-Op. station on South Main St. The Arnoldy Co. al- so have the contract for this struc- ture, and expect to have the cement driveways completed within a short time. The building will be of steel and glass construction, strictly mo- dern in all respects. CITY BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tuohy were Min- neapolis callers Tuesday. Miss Pearl Thomas of Rochester was a weekend guest of Miss Marian L. Bjorge. Wm. Arsers, o5 Minneapolis, spent from Saturday till Wednesday at his! h)me here. Eddie Caw left Saturday for Cali- fornia for a visit with relatives and may remain there. G.A. Haven, W. P. Ellis, F. G. Stoudt and Ed Gordon were business callers in Winona Monday. Elwood Stanley, of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., visited at the Lewis Tur- ner home Monday evening. Mrs. Nick Keller, of St. Charles, I visited Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Forest Busher. John Means arrived here a few days ago from California and plans to spend several weeks in Chatfield. Mr. and Mrs. William Kile, of Pue- blo, Cal., arrived Sunday and are vis- iting E. A. Balcom and other rela- tives. Dr. and Mrs. Charles Cooper and daughter, of St. Paul, spent the week- end with his mother, Mrs. C. M. Cooper. Miss Helen Solie, a member of the Dover school faculty, spent the week- end with her sister, Mrs. Norman Garness. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Richter, of Maple- ton, spent Thursday with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Richter. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Spitzer and daughter, z)f Viola, were Sunday af- ternoon visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wurtzler. Patricia and Jean Ferguson re- turned home last week after spend- ing their vacation with their grand- speaker, Judge Wilson of the Juvenile Court of Olmsted county, will speak parents at Comfrey, Minnesota. on the subject of "Juvenile Delin- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Douglas and sons Donald and Barry and Wallace Chris- quency". The wives of the members tianson, of Winona, were Sunday are invited to this part of the pro- guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gor- gram. Ralph Sorenson is president of don. the organization. m ]bffemt Died Last zturdy--Con- mie Lou, infant daughter of Mr. mad Mrs. Charles Jackson, was laid to rest in the Saratoga cemetery l Tuesday afternoon. Connie Lou as! born Saturday, Sept. 6 and died the following morning. Services were ]held in St. Matthew's church at Chat- field by Rev. Richard Hayes with Rev. G. H. Chant assisting. Misses Geraldine and Genevieve Berning, of Spring Valley, sang, accompanied by ]drs. Earl Stoslcoff, of Spring Valley. Pallbearers were Patty Eaves, Mar- orie Gardner, Phyllis Gardner and Eileen Rodgers. The parents have the sympathy of the entire communi- Iron Ore In County--Interested farmers owning land south and east Mrs. Anna Tottingham of Fargo, N. Dak. and Miss Geneva and Mary Johnston, of Rochester, spent Wed- nesday afternoon at the Richard Johnston home. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Johnson and son Jack, Miss Irene Karen and William Randolph, o Minneapolis, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Halloran. Mrs. O. C. Kvien's grandmother, Mrs. Louise Johnson, of Ka,sson, and Mr. and Mrs. Win. Marzolf, and their daughter, Patricia, of Detroit, Michi- gan, surprised Mrs. Kvien with a vis- it Friday evening. Miss Marian L. Bjorge left Mvnday morning for a two week's visit in Minneapolis, Red Wing, Faribault and other points. Mrs. Harriet Kiefer is helping Mrs. Lane at the beauty shop during her absence. Rev. and Mrs. S. C. Jepson, accom- of Spring Valley will know soon partied by Mrs. Harold Mattern and whether or not there is "pay dirt" in Mrs. Elmore Olson, spent Wednesday that area. A large vein of iron ore in Albert Lea. Mrs. Jepson spoke at as been discovered in that territory, a luncheon meeting for a ladies' much of it near the surface in veins group in the Presbyterian church Jbrorn ten to twenty feet deep. Several carloads have been shipped rut to OPPORTUNITY FARMS FOR SALE/ Hve you hsard of them ? An Opportunity Farm, to earn that name, must have: ede. (;uate, sound, well-painted buildings; im- rroved soil with good drainalle; expertly planned crop rotation, and it must be e soinR Fr0,cerq. If you're interested in the purchase  of farm. write or lll-- J. W. McNARY Metropolitan Life Insur- ance Co.. Room 125. $. grid L Building, Mankat Minn . r , BROKERS TION W'RMIB THE CHATFIELD NEWS, CHATFIELD. MINNESOTA there. Mrs. Phin Durfey and daughter, Eunice of Lakeville, spent the week- end with Mrs. Dallas Arnold. Frank Durfey, who had spent the summer there, returned with them and has accepted a position in the Security Mutual Fire Insurance Company of- fice here. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stirling'=rrove d)wn from St. Paul on Friday after- noon of last week and visited Mrs. Stirling's aunt, Miss Mettle Ferguson. for a few hours. Mrs. Stirling wilt be remembered as Miss Elizabeth Fer- guson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie E. Ferguson of Pequot, Minn. She was married to Mr. Stifling in St. Paul on Thuray, September 4th They will Live in Chicago. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, Mrs. Ed Gordon visited relatives in St. Charles Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Silverman visited at Manana, Iowa, yesterday. John Behnken, of Bayport, is spending the week at the Earl Karver home. Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of Twelvemile, Ind., visited Mrs. Mina Cummens Friday. Miss Olive Prine, of Faribault, vis- ited her sister, Mrs. A. H. Martin and family Thursday. Mrs. Will Schad and two daugh- ters, )f Elgin, called on Mrs. Frank Jennings Sunday. Miss Delores Fuchs spent the weekend in Rochester with her sister, Miss Frances Fuchs. Mrs. Frank Barlow, of Cannon FaLls, came Friday and is visiting Mrs. S. L. Peterson. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Anderson, of Red Wing, were Sunday callers at the Adolph Anderson home. Miss Lois Jorgenson, R. N. from Chicago, spent Saturday and Sunday at her home west of town. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Miner, of Nora Springs, Iowa, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Shearer. Harold Karver was here from Fort Snelling for a weekend visit with his parenf, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Karvdr. lss-Lucy Cleveland and her uncle Frank Dalton, visited relatives in Riceville, Iowa over the weekend. A number of Chatfield Legion- naires plan to attend the national convention at Milwaukee next week. John Sorenson, of Mankato, came Tuesday to spend a few days at the home of his brother, R. H. Sorenson. Miss Marian Jones, Miss Margaret Ward and Stan Manahan have en- rolled at the Minneapolis Business College. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson of El- bow Lake, Minn. were callers at the Presbyterian Manse on Monday af- ternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hedman and five daughters, of St. Paul, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. O. Fahlgren. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Sisson, of Spring Valley, were Sunday dinner guests at the home of his brother, H. J. Sisson. Mr. and Mrs. John Tuohy and Mrs. E. O. Thorson and son Ralph spen Thursday at the Dr. Campion home in Lake City. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Thorson and son Ralph will leave Monday for South Bend, Ind., where the latter will attend Notre Dame. Mr. and Mrs. John Hander and Mrs. Murray Schermerhorn were expected to return home today from a week's trip to the Black Hills. Mrs. V. W. Hanson returned to her home at Lehigh, Iowa, Tuesday after spending a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Shearer. Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Flanery and family, of St. Charles, and Miss Nora Flanery, of Winona, visited Mr. and Mrs. Will Manahan Sunday. Mrs. Rena Wolfgram, the Misses Bertha and Nona Caw and Lawrence Gasper spent Sunday in Racine with Mr. and Mrs. Zera Walfgram. " Miss Betty McBroom has accepted a position with the Northwest Un- derwriters Insurance Company and began her new duties this week. Mrs. P. H. Laivell, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Keith attended a dinner given by Congressman and Mrs. A. H. An- dresen at the Kahler Hotel in Roches ter Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Thurber and daughters, Joyce and Joan will spend the weekend at Mr. Vernon, Iowa, where Miss Joyce will remain to at, tend Cornell College. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dodge, Mrs. Hope ARes and daughter and H. Warrington and son and daughter, of Osage, Iowa, were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Altes. Gordon Potter was home from Minneapolis for a weekend visit. He l has recently completed the course all the Minneapolis Business College and ! has accepted a position as auditor in the office of the Minneapolis Club.. , Mrs. C. P. Tuttle and children Jack and Nancy, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, were weekend visitors at the home of her parents, Mr.. and Mrs. Ed Snyder. They were accompanied home by her mother who is spending the week there. Friends here have recently learned of the death of Mrs. William Case at her home at Lyons, Nebraska. Mrs. Cass, who was formerly Miss Viola Shumway of this city, is survived by her husband and one daughter. Mrs. O. W. Hauck and daughter, Miss Patricia, will leave Saturday for Wood Lake where they will be joined by Miss M. E. Hauck on Sunday for a four weeks motor trip through the west. They will visit relatives and friends in Spokane, Los Angeles and Marysville, Calif. Mrs. Leonard Oksanen, who was to have returned to her home in Mil- waukee last week after visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Egge, re- mained here until yesterday because f the illness of her father. Mr. Egge hs been confined to his home with heart trouble. C. W. Doud, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Keith and son, Jack were dinner guests at the J. W. Shearer home Jn Mankato Sunday. Mrs. Doud, who had spent the week there; returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Shearer are completing the building of a modern new home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lawrence, of Cannon Falls, were Monday over- night guests at the Nichols home. On Tuesday they motored to Woodville, Wis., accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Nichols, and sp.ent the day with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence returned to Cann)ri Falls yesterday morning. Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Boetzer are n city visitors today. Miss Mary Wurtzler is attending an X-ray school in Chicago this week. Mr. and Mrs. Don Stemp visited friends in Rochester Sunday evening. Mrs. Mabel Drewes spent the weekend with relatives in Stewart- ville. Mrs. J. Hahn of Sutter City, Cal. visited Mrs. Amanda Lundby Mon- day. Mr. and Mrs. Dan O'Keefe spent a few days the first of the week in Rchester. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ibach and son, of Preston, called at the Ray Ibach home Tuesday. Mrs. Lyle Lane and Mrs. Harriette i Kiefer were dinner guests Tuesday evening at the L. H. Broadwater home at Harmony. I Miss Dorothy Mapes went to Win-I ona Monday where she will attend I Teacher's College. I Mr. and Mrs. Forest usher and family were Sunday supper guests at the Lester Chapman home in Roches- ter. Misses Carol Krause, Bernice Burr and Lenore Nygaard, vf Stewartville, visited Mrs. Don Stemp Thursday evening. Mrs. Eugene Bolles returned home yesterday after spending several weeks in Rochester, where she un- derwent a major operation. Mrs. Ida Webster, accompanied by Mrs. Blanch Shaw Potter, of Minne- apolis, went to Hesper, Iowa Tuesday to visit relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schumacher of Comfrey, left Tuesday morning af- ter spending two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Claude Ferguson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Baler and fam- *i]jr, of Cody, Wyo.., who have been visiting relatives and friends here. lfet Sunday for Leavenworth, Kans. i where their daughter, Miss Marie who is a graduate nurse, will con- :tmue a Nursing Instruction course at I St. Mary's college. William Blankenberg, who has has been employed with the local Interstate Power Company, has been transferred to Spring Valley and he and Mrs. Blankenberg plan to move there in a short time. They will vis- ited her mother Mrs. Will Boeh]ke at Plainview over the weekend. Joan Bennett and Melvyn Douglas in "She Knew All the Answers" is the feature at the Capitol tonight. A News and comedy open the program. On Friday and Saturday, Wallace Beery will be seen in his latest pro- ducti)n "Barnacle Bill" with a com- edy, and on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday "Blossoms in the Dust" in technicolor. Also News and comedy. The U. S. Civil Service Commis- sion has announced that because an insufficient number of applications has been received for the position of Truck Driver (Heavy Duty), 50c an hour, when actually employed, De- partment of Agriculture, Soil Conser- vation Service, Winona, the closing date for .receipt of applications has been extended to September 23, 1941. Qualified persons are urged to apply. For information in regard to the re- quirements and the character of the examination, and for application blanks, apply promptly to the Secre- tary, Beard of U. S. Civil Service Examiners, Post Office, City. TYPING PAPER, only 45e for 509 sheets, at 'the NEWS OFFICE. Bear Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lentz were supper guests Tuesday at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lentz. Mrs. Helen Kegley left for her home in Berthold, N. D., Saturday after spending three weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Will Popelka and other re- latives. Funeral services were conducted Monday at Cherry Grove for Henry J. Ramaker, retired Spring Valley farmer, who died in St. Mary's hos- pital at Rochester last Friday. Burial was in the Cherry Grove cemetery. He was born in Wisconsin Feb. 13, 1868 and married Anna Cappers June 2, 1896. He is survived by his wife, six daughters and sons. Mrs. Arthur Grabau of this community is a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Doud and Mrs. Clarence Clayton were business call- ers in St. Paul Friday. August Relief Bill in County Totals $726.08 The Fillmore county welfare board reports that the expenditures for di- rect relief for August totaled $728.08. Sixty-two cases were given atten- tion including 45 family cases and 17 single cases. Family cases received Pilot Mound Mr. and Mrs. Donald Turner tained at a family dinner tmnor of her sister, Miss Lois son, of Chicago, who spent the end there. Guests included Mrs. Fred Jorgenson and fami] and Mrs. Haas.Jorgenson and l Olson, of Utica. (Notices under this heading, Five t$ per line each insertion. 25 cts. m imum.) The Ladies of will hold a food sale at Saturday, September 20, !at 10 o'clock. Special Introdu---too Offer" ere Digest, 7 months for $1. Offer this month only. S. L. Case. (3* The Ladies Aid of the church will serve supper in church parlors Wednesday Sept. 24. Menu: Fried chicken, ed potatoes and gravy, candied $569.03 and single cases totaled potatoes, home made rolls, $157.05. i relish, salad, apple pie, cheese Other payments amounted to $2,- I coffee. 188.94, including administrative pur-  . poses, $189.46; boarding homes for The new line is in---call at children, $94.42; sewing project, $17; gren's Shoe Store and see for county farm, $439.23; hospitalization, l self. Attractive new models $1,139.38, and four funerals, $306.45 I new shades and priced September old-age assistance pay"[ and $3.95. ments already made total $13,522,50, and this was distributed to 676 per- sons. Seven new grants were made for old-age assistance and nine cases were classed. The report on child welfare service shows that there were 133 active child welfare cases and service was given to 23 of these during the month. Eighty-nine families received $2,981 for 236 dependent children. Authprities are on the watch for a group of boys who have been ringing doorbells late at night. Better be a little careful, buys. Have you feed the Ads? Cool, nourishing, delicious, ing Chocolate Milk sold by the Dairy. Order a quart today. We remove all dead stock ly. We pay phone calls. or 183. Chatfield. Have you tried the new lO 0J Quality Bread? Typewriters--The News has more used and rebuilt L. C. $! typewriters which will be sol la . bargain prices. We can also seUJ.#@ the new Corona Portables at In, ranging from $29.75 to $69.50. " advance in prices is anticipated- COCOANUT KISSES 15c doz. 2 doz. 25c DATE NUT COOKIES 15c doz. 2 doz. 25c Apple & Fruit Filled Coffee Rings 15c each THE QUALITY BAKERY A CHATFIELD INSTITUTION {{ . { $isson's o er qua%,t00l oods at a savi.00 EVERYDRY, plus courteous servie00 a.d {yen tits ddiver00l. Phone 93.....Eac00 order receives prompt attention. We invite Hills Coffee i I SauerKraut MACARONI or SPAGHETTI Dill Pickles I I CALUMET Baking Powder 2 "" 57c can 3 21/2 23c cans qt. jar 17c lb.canl5c I I IIII IIII I II Dreft lge pkg. 20c (Special Saving) ou to use our sevvice" IIIII III III ONIONS Fancy Grade 10 lb. bag 23c Standby Milk 3 tall cans 25c I SWANSDOWN Cake Flour Lge pkg. 21c I STANDBY Oven BEANS Baked 3 tall cans Don't miss the special saving on Robin Hood Seal of Minnesota Flour at Sisson's, Friday and urday. $1.89 bag; 5 bag lot, $1.84 bag. This below today's markets Stock up now.