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The Ionia Independent from Ionia, Kansas • 1

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THE IONIA INDEPENDENT SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 PER YEAR. IONIA, JEWELL COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER rmj, 1918 VOL. 2. NO. 30.

miiuiiiniiMiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitimiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiimiiiiimiiiiiiiiiii Ed Mullins is suffering with a severe cold. of. their organization as the class last year did not organize. The following officers were Ionia Independent. O.

A. Brice, Owner Publisher. Ada Colson, Local Editor. Conv eyancing To Independent Subscribers. After this issue is printed, the Ionia Independent will cease to be printed as an individual publication and the subscribers who are now paid in advance will receive the Glen Elder Sentinel for their unexpired term.

The Sentinel will hereafter contain an Ionia Department under the editorship of Miss Ada Colson which will contain practically the same amount of Ionia local news and advertisements as the Independent has in the past. The discontinuance of the Independent is a move we have endeavored hard to avoid, but there are a number of things which make it necessary. The We can do your Notary work in a manner that will be dependable. We can draw up legal papers, conveyances, etc. accurately, and assure you that the work will be done cor-E rectly.

It' you are not sure of the form to use in some transit action, we may be able to give you advice that will help you. It is well to take a little extra time in the preparation of legal papers in order that complications in the future may be avoided. Often expensive litigation results from slight errors in the drawing of papers, errors that could have been avoided had proper care been exercised in the beginning. Call on us when you are in need of Notary work. 1 The Ionia State Bank Deposits guaranteed under the State Laws of Kansas and only State Depository in Jewell County.

5 IONIA, KANSAS. Capital and Surplus $20,000,00 President Ben Kuiken. Vice-President, R. D. Rose.

Cash- I ier, W. F. Bechtold. Assistant Cashier. Tearl Rupard.

riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitri Just how a man can jump up and leave a community and "dead-beat" the very felows who helped him exist in years past, is something that is hard for an honest man to understand, but occasionally you see an instance of this sort. Thank heaven, it is only occassionally, however. It is often the men who have done the most for the fellow that receive the dirtiest end of the deal, too. If the germans really would like a square meal four times a day in old german fashion, they need only to dump the kaiser over the back fence and come out on the ront porch with a white dish rag. Hutchinson News.

If present advances continue, it will soon be only the capitalist who can keep his family in shoes. In bird circles it is customary to leave early for wintering in the south. Many of the most exclusive members have already gone, but the robins are stilt with us. The young fellows of eighteen to twenty for the most part go to registration with their hearts boating high. It means the realization of their dreams.

Are you not surprised to learn that peachstones and plumstoncs and nutshells will help win th war? Save them for the gas mask manufacturers. Looking back at the French fields the germans see a flaming; sword at the gate of their lost Paradise. They will never enter there again. Early Pay up your subscription to Ada Colson. John lluddleston was kicked by a horse last Friday.

Miss Anna Alcorn has been on the sick list this week. Archie Marble is now in a training camp in California. Miss Alice Dietz has resigned her position at the telephone office. Editor O. A.

Brice, of Glen Elder maHp Tnnin Iiuki'tipss visit Friday Clarence Loomis, A. Burdett and several others are filling silos this week. Every house in Ionia is now occupied. A good sign of prosperity of a town. General Pershing was born in Missouri and his home is in Cheyene, Wyoming.

A. D. Dusenberrv hauled coal in his large motor truck from ulen klder. fnday. Miss Nita Locnn and Miss Clara Warner visited homefolks, at Lebanon, Sunday.

Misses Mana Van Meter and Anna Alcom visited Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rarick from Monday until luesday evening. Editor Nelson, of Russell, drove over in his car last Thursday bringing his daughter, Mrs. D.

Rose and children with him. The crops are a failure after cue leaves Beloit. Many farmers will not even have fodder for feed in the eastern part of the state. Mrs. 0.

L. Rusenbery and daughter, Alma, left for Hays, Friday, where Miss Alma will enter college and finish her music course Over 20,000 diplomas were issued this year, by the food administration, to college girls who had passed examinations in food science. Rev. and Mrs. W.

O. KircnhofT and Rev Grimes, of Esbon, are in Wichita, this week attending the conference of the United Brcth-ern church. Otis L. Hughes, of Overland, Kansas, who is now stationed at Newport, R. is here visiting at the home of and Mrs.

W. F. Bechtold We notice some diamonds are flashing on the girl's fingers who have recently sent their sweethearts to the training camps and diamonds are mighty high now. A. W.

Marietta, is remodeling his house, making it into a square frame and putting on addition of an upper story. It will be a modern residence when completed. O. II. P.

Cook, of Esbon, a well known Limeston Valley old settler, who was reported very low last week, is much improved and was able to be up and go to the table for his meals at the last report. Raising rabbits for food is a new and easy way to provide extra winter meat Two rabbit hutches are being successfully managed in Ionia. Rabbits are easily raised but little food and are equal to chicken in taste. Just now potatoes are in the front trenches as substitutes for wheat. Eat all the potatoes you can and then eat some more.

Did you ever try serving mashed potatoes to the youngsters, in a big bowl made tasty with butter, cream, gravy or plain milk and a pinch of salt? President, Buell Lee, Vice-President, Ethel Kent, Secretary, Merle Dean, Treasurer, Walter Kuiken Sgt. at arms, Harold Holloway, Reporter, Audrey Meeker, Social Myrtle Knight and Ellen Heller. Entertainment Dorothy Heller and Ansel Kent. Class Motto, "Rowing not Drifting." Class Colors, Royal Purple and WThite. Class Flower, Violet.

We notice some farmers are buying potatoes. About ninety men registered here on September 12th. Mrs. C. 0.

Brinkworth is here from Densmore, Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. E. H.

Howard moved from Mankato to Beloit, recently. Mr. and Mrs. M. M.

Gist, of Miami, Florida, are here visiting relatives. Vilo, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. T.

Rose, has recovered enough to be up again. Mrs. Todd and family, of Superior, Nebraska, visited friends here, Monday. Montrose is advertising a large farm sale with a barbecue. Quite an attraction these ays.

Miss Pearl Rupard assistant cashier of the Ionia State Bank, is in Elk City, visiting homefolks this week. Mrs. Dean Rose and children. Jeanne and Rial, of Chicago, 111., are here visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.

R. D. Rose. Mrs. Victor Colson has return, ed from Esbon, where she has been for some time helping care for her father, O.

II. P. Cook. Mr. and Mrs.

Ben Fedde and daughter Lois were in Fort Riley Sunday to see her brother who is stationed in the camp there. Macaroni and spaghetti are made from Durum wheat, which 1 is much richer in gluten than any other variety. But the government says we must ease up on these two edibles until after the war. After you have cut down all you can on wheat and wheat products, then cut down a little more to be safe Four our Allies this is the only country in the world that can now supply the needed wheat. "Save until it hurts." on wheat.

Ionia the Place to Trade. Ionia had nice peaches on sale cheaper than anytown around here last week. Big nice ones for $2.95. Watermelons and pop and many other things can be purchased of our merchants cheaper than elsewhere. Mr.

and Mrs. W. W. Gilmore, Mr. and Mrs.

George Alcorn, and Misses Alice Dietz. Elsie Muckey and Ada Colson and Mrs. Otis Jarvis, Mr. and Mrs. A.

W. Marietta, Mrs. E. R. Bollinger and son Frank were visitors at Camp Funston and Fort Rile, Sunday.

The Ionia Mercantile Company at this place has been doing a rushing business on fruit sales the past week. Many hundreds of baskets of peaches have been sold at $2.95, not only cheaper than any other merchant in Ionia but undoubtedly cheaper than sold by any merchant in Jewell County. W. W. Gilmore the wide-awake manager, not only buys his merchandise at the right price but also sells it at the right price which always pleases his customers.

Entered at the postoffice at Ionia, Kansas as second class mail matter Subscription Price $1 Per Year in Advance Published Every Thursday MiiiiiiimiiiiiimmimiiiiiiiiiiimiiimiMi 1 BUSINESS I AND I PROFESSIONAL I 1 CARDS Tiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii J. A. POPPEN, M. D. Physician and Surgeon Ionia, Kansas DR.

L. E. AULT Veterinarian Athen's High School Notes. The Athens liertary Society will meet a week from Friday night, September 27th. Frank Riley, Vice-president will preside Immediately after the program, the officers for the coming semester will be installed.

Mrs. Rude, our Manilla Training teacher spent the week-end with relatives at Manhattan, Kansas. The Y. W. C.

A. will be conducted by Miss Mcintosh, principal on Wednesday of this week and the subject, "The purpose of the Y. W. C. A.

The registration of the men from 18 to 45 years of age was held here last Thursday. There were 61 registered under the supervision of Mr. Kent and Mr. Cook. The new subjects taken up this year are Physics, Civics, American History, Domestic Science and Art.

Clifford Brunnemer, of Seldon, Kansas, has enrolled as a Junior in our high school. Miss Oldham, our assistant principal will have charge of the chorus and glee clubs of the school. John and Clifford Applebee have moved to Jewell City. They were formerly two of our high school students. The A.

R. II. S. girls have-organized a basket ball team with Grace Young as Captain. The Athens boys have organized a team also and have Hubert Stevens as captain.

There are 12 jolly Freshmen, 8 studious Sophomores, 6 happy Juniors and 4 wise Seniors in our high school this year. The Seniors have elected the following officers: Francis Wherry; Sec, Evelyn Wherry Grace Young, treasurer. The Juniors elected Fred Noon President; John Applebee, Vice-President, Roy Oplinger, Frank Kennedy, class reporter and chairman of social and entertainment committee. Alexander Young, sargeant at arms. The Sophomores elected Gwendolyn Brown President; Denzil Knight as Vice-President and Allie Holloway as and Vernon Crites was elected Sargeant at amis, land as class reporter, land as class reporter.

Hubert Stevens, Anna Remus and Otis Marehugh on the social and entertainment committee, motto: "We'll never give up." Class Colors, Pale Green and white. Last but not the least is the Freshman class. They are proud present cost of ink, paper and labor make it impossible to con tinue a seperate publication on the amount of business received and the transportation of the papers after they are printed is not always satisfactory. Under the new arrangements each reader should receive the news on Thursday of each week and it be found just as interesting as in the past. All subscriptions after this is sue will be $1.50 per year the price of the Sentinel, but those who are paid in advance will receive the Sentinel for their full unexpired term the old rate of $1.

Miss Colson has full authority to collect subscriptions, advertising and jobwork and will be glad tg handle any business you may see fit to give her. She expects to devote her time to making the Ionia Department interesting each week. A slight frost is reported on Monday night. Mrs. G.

T. Rose is improving nicely at this writing Lawrence Slagle vill finish plastering 'the new school house. Mr. and Mrs. T.

B. Huffman were callers in Mankato Monday. G. Hundevadt made a business trip to Stockton, last Friday Ben Kuiken visited the oil wells at Paola, Kansas, last Saturday. Plans are now on foot and money is being collected to buy a piano for the high school.

Jake Dorst, of OkU.homa, is here visiting relatives and his friends. Jake expects to soon go into the service of Uncle Sam. James Thompson and family are here from Eckley, Colorado, visiting relatives. They drove through in their Dodge car and are' talking some of coming here to live. Last year the United States grew over 83.000 acres of rice, two and one-half million bags of 100 pounds each.

This year the increase is expected to reach at least one-half as much more. The writer has just returned from a trip to Fort Riley, Kansas, where we visjted our brother Otis Colson, who is in the Medical Officers training camp at that placm We found him well and enjoying camp life. He has gained ten pounds and is studying sanitation of camps at home and abroad. His work will also consist of going out on the field at night and bringng in the dead and wounded soldiers, giving them first aid and taging them. This is the way the ca-sulty list is made.

Mr. Colson says he likes the work and would not be any better satisfied if he had select'! 1 some branch of the service himself. E. H. Howard, former cashier of the Ionia State Bask, is now president of the Mitchell County State Bank at Beloit which opened for JusTness on August 31st.

At the close of the first days business the deposits were fourteen thousand dollars. We wish to congratulate Mr. Howard on such a fine showing. IIIMIIIIIIIIIIllllllltlllllllllllllMlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllNlllllllllini Come AND BUY YOUR BLANKETS, UNDERWEAR AND 5 1 WINTER APPAREL. WE ALSO HAVE A NICE LINE OF DUCK COATS.

THE PRESENT MARKET CON- DITNIONS ARE SUCH THAT WHEN OUR PRESENT STOCK IS EXHAUSTED WE CANNOT REPLACE AT ANY PRICE. Compare Our Prices 1 COMPARE OUR PRICES WITH THE MAIL ORDER 1 1 PRICES AND YOU WILL BUY OF US. PHONE US YOUR FRUIT ORDERS AND WE WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST PRICES. lillllllliliiiiiiiiniiililillllllllliililliiiiiitllillllliiilliiiillillliiliiiiililililiiiiilll Ionia Mer'c Co TiiiiniiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim.

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Pages Available:
376
Years Available:
1917-1918