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Supreme Instructress Mrs. Ella Watts comes here this evening to pay an official visit to Petaluma Assembly No. 452, Order of Artisans, and a splendid meeting has been arranged. A class of candidates will be initiated and an entertainment will follow while Mrs. Watts will also deliver an address. A banquet will be served and a large gathering is expected to greet her.

Fire Chief Bob Adams says: “They fill the bill and I can recommend them as being the best thing in their line that has ever come under my observation.” He speaks of our Safety gasoline cans. Gasoline, benzene and similar liquids cannot explode if kept in these cans. Painted red and comply with the new city ordinance in every way. Endorsed by fire commanders. Schluckebier Hardware Co. excusive agents.

Hello? Is this 100? McNears? Send me some more of that American Black Coal – the clean kind. It gives the greatest satisfaction of any I have ever used.” This is an earful of telephone talk received 20 times a day at McNear’s. Take a tip, Mr. Reader, and join the satisfaction club.

Everybody listen! Large, sweet, fine oranges, 16 2/3¢ dozen, A-1 quality at the 3-H Cash Store.

Spineless cactus and cobless corn—truly they are appropriate to the age of wireless telegraphy and stepless electric cars. No one can deny Luther Burbank, “the plant wizard,” ranks with Marconi, Edison, Tesla and the rest of our 20th century magicians. Burbank did a big thing for our friends the animals when he brought safety out of confusion in cactus cultivation. Shorn of dangerous spines, the cactus is a fine nourishing fodder, capable of being produced 50 to 100 tons to the acre and out-rivaling that most nutritious and prolific of hay crops, alfalfa. In the same wonderful way he obtained his corn without cobs. Perhaps he unwittingly hit a solar plexus blow at the corncob pipe monopoly, but what of that? He at least dealt a death blow to one of the banes of every diner’s existence.

When Miss Anna Anderson, the teacher of the Eagle School, took her pupils through the Golden Eagle Mill, where they were shown the process of manufacturing flour, the youngsters were surprised to receive pretty souvenirs as a remembrance of their visit. The children were greatly interested in the machinery and listened attentively while the different stages of wheat into flour were explained to them.

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