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l:' year of 1851 at the age of 25 years,
baying already been married several
years before to Miss Johanna Johnson
§4 "iof his native land. Immediately on
arriving in this country they settled on
gra a farm near Muriterville, and for' a
liumber of years Mr. Nelson continued
his trade in Ottumwa. Mr. and Mrs.
N. P. Nelson were the parents of eight
children, of which only the three above
mentioned are living, being John Nel
son of Munterville, Mrs. Emma Ander
son of Willard and E. L. Nelson, of
js Omalia, Neb. Mrs. N. P. Nelson died
at their home near Munterville in the
5 ear 1874. Mr. Nelson was well liked
Miss Vina Allen from Chillicothe is
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. John Pear
son and other friends.
Lancaster, Feb. 13.—The winter
term of school closed last Friday.
R. H. Jones and Gertie Smith were
visiting relatives here last week.
Mrs. Tibbit and Mrs. Dugger left for
Oskaloosa last Thursday.
v. There is only one house quarantined
I Lucy Ivelley is visiting near Pac-k
,wood this week.
Georgie Terrell is having quite a
sore arm caused from vaccination
Bladensburg. Feb. 13.—Mrs. Loranzo
Yeager is suffering from an attack" of
Mrs. Putnam, who has been serious
ly ill. is convalescing.
Homer and Seldon Smith spent
Tuesday with their sister, Mrs. R.
Sherman of County Line.
Miss Elsie Fulton, who has been
spending the winter in Fairfield re
turned to her home Tuesday.
Mr, and Mrs. Chas. Ingram, of Ot
tumwa, spent Sunday at the home of
The Rebecca lodge will give a box
social and musical entertainment at
this place Friday night.
Harley, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jake Shaw, has been quite ill the
Bidwell, Feb. 13.—Robert Parker has
resigned the position of mine foreman
at the Bear Creek coal mine and Arch.
Lloyd has accepted the position.
A number of young people from the
Bear Creek neighborhood attended a
dance at Guggerty's near Chillicothe
A large crowd was present at .the
session of the Bidwell Debating and
Literary society last Friday night.
Scott Johnston visited his brother
in-law, Lee Cloyd, near Blakesburg,
Monday and Tuesday.
James Johnston and wife and Misses
Ada Burgason and Navy Small attend
ed the Hans Albert concert at Chilli
cothe Tuesday evening.
Selman Lewis will move to his own
A number of invited guests gathered
at the,home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bald-
Reliable Qualities and Bed
Rock Prices make our
an object to the most crit
Children's Sho£s, these are
solid and give good 1 If
.wear, $1.50 values at lrlt)
Children's regular QQn
$1.25 Shoes for ...... wOL
Children's $1.00 Shoes QQ/»
Children's 75c Shoes KQ,,
Ladies' fine $8.00
Dress Shoes, only .. £tO\)
Ladies' regular $2.25 AO
i?*ioes, only ..... I»UO
Lac!%&' Shoes, odd sizes,
$1.50 Td $1.75 val- 1 t)r
Men's $3.00 Shoes, CA
none better, only... £tO\J
Men's extra fine 1 QO
$2.25 Shoes, only— lit/O
Men's heavy work QO/,
Shoes, $1.48, $1.25 and «J0l
Boys' Shoes, usually sold
for $2.00, our 1 /?Q
t'le surviving members have
the sympathy of the entire community.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Nelson left for
Ottumwa Wednesday evening where
they will stop to see relatives before
their return to their home in Omaha,
,' Miss Ella Hall finished her term of
winter school near Hynes Wednesday.
She has taught a very" successful
school and she will return to her home
Mr. and Mrs. August Burgason were
Ottumwa visitors several days last
John Gustafson from Ottumwa at
.tended the funeral services of his fatfr
,«r-in-law, Mr. Nelsou, last Sunday. V.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Baldwell cel^'
"biated their twenty-nintli wedding an
niversary Tuesday and a large number
of their friends were here and enjoyed
a most pleasant time. Those present
•were: Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Grooms, Mr.
and Airs. Everett Johnson, Mr. and
Mrs. Palmer Chisman, Mr. and Mrs.
Curtis Chisman, Mr. and Mrs. C. R.
Chisman, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Joliston.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Baker, Mr. and
Mrs. L. E. Rose, Mr. and Mrs. John
Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Swenson.
Mrs. Martha Baker. Misses Edna and
Ethel Chisman. John Kephart and Mas
ter Clifford Chisman.
Boys' $1.50 Shoes go 1 C)K
'In Overshoes. Rubbers,
you get more for your mon
THE FAIR, m^V
well Tuesday and did ample justice to
a sumptuous dinner prepared by Mrs.
Baldwell. The occasion was the twen
ty-ninth wedding anniversary of Mr.
and Mrs. Baldwell and the sixty-third
birthday of Palmer Chisman, one of
the guests present. Those present
were: Messrs. and Mesdames Palmer
Chisman, Everett Johnston, Curtis
Cliisman, C. R. Chisman, James John
ston, L. E. Rose, James Grooms, D.W.
Baker, John Pearson, Nels Swenson.
Mrs. Martha Baker, Misses Edna Chis
man, Ethel Chisman. Master Clifford
Chisman and John Kephart.
B. P. Canfleld returned from Ottum
wa Wednesday on Burlington No. 3.
Mr. Berthroth of Keokuk township
wasin Bethel today on business.
Mrs. L. Fisk of Melrose is visiting
Daniel Bowen is reported very ill.
The Bidwell Literary society gave
an interesting program Friday even
ing. The question debated was: "Re
solved that the young men of today
has better opportunities to make life a
success financially than his forefath
erq." Affirmative Mike Gowan and T.
Scannell negative. Tom Garwin and
Cora Dewey. Besides the debate, a
number of recitations were given by
different persons. Bert Dickson won
first honor on delivery Cora Dewey,
second. Among the school children,
Edith Perry won first prize, a blue rib
bon, and Luly Williams, second, a red
ribbon. The Literary society will
meet this week on Saturday night.
Willard, Feb. 13.—Nora Fisk return
ed home Tuesday evening.
Guil Lodwick has returned to school
at Ames where he is studying civil en
Pauline Blumenstock spent Satur
day at her home in Moravia.
C. H. Canfield has rented the John
Doyle farm- and is making some im
provements on same.
Since Willard has been made a flag
station the report, is that the railroad,
officials are well pleased with the pat
ronage to the passenger service.
Master Roy Pearson has the honor
of being the only pupil of the Willard
school who was neither tardy nor ab
sent during the past month.
Prof. Willet's lecture on "Apron
Strings at Christianburg Saturday
night was a pronounced success. He
also addressed the audience Sunday
afternoon in the ^bsence of the pastor.
Under the present era of prosperity
Willard is enjoying her share. Every
body has plenty of work and the
houses are all full, the store is doing
a rushing business, and the demand
and output of coal .is greater ,than it
has been for months. The local sa'ge
attributes it to the present administra
Hiteman, Feb. 13.—The Friends'
church was dedicated last* Sunday.
Impressive services were held at the
church and a large and interesting au
dience was present at the different
services of the day.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Con
gregational church will give a fine ba
zaar and supper at the opera house on
Saturday evening. Feb. 22.
Miss Edith Welsh is visiting rela
tives and friends in Albia for a few
O. L. Canning made a business call
to Ottumwa Saturday.
Miss F. Elsa Beerkle and Master
Frank X. Beerkle spent Tuesday after
noon in Melrose.
S. A. Corey was an Ottumwa visitor
Phil H. Waterman was in Des
Moines on business a few days of last
The Christian Endeavor society of
the Congregational church gave a Val
entine box social last Friday evening
at the home of Mrs. Clara Akerman.
New games were introduced and a
general good time was enjoyed.
Sam Thomas is slowly improving.
Misses. Fern Bartrom and Helen
•ninsmore accompanied by friends of
Albia made up a sleighing party one
evening of last week and visited Hite
man friends a few hours.
Mrs. Sam Williams entertained the
Ladies' Aid society Wednesday even
Charles Foster and Misses Florence
Miller were united in marriage Tues
day evening. Rev. G. W. James offi
ciated. Congratulations are being ex
tended to the happy young couple.
Doctors T. J. Avery and McFall at
tended a doctors' meeting in Avery
Samuel White met with a painful ac
cident Tuesday noon while at work in
bis blacksmith shoo. In some way a
.used by a fellow work
man. came off the liandlev striking
Mr. White on the arm and breaking
his arm just above the wrist.
Columbia, Feb. 13.—Revival meet
ings at Columbia closed la *. Sunday
evening... Regular preaching service
next Sunday evening.
Joseph Stevens, son of Ezra Stev
ens, is sick with inflammatory rheu
Wm. Waddington is on the sipk list.
Tom Stodghill shipped a car load of
hogs from 'Dudley last Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. Dunlavy took dinner
Sunday at John Cramblett's.
Mrs. Frank Miller, of near Blakes
burg, has returned home after a plea
sant visit with friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chisman expect
to leave about March 1 for southern
California to spend the summer.
Leslie Byrum is very sick with lung
The Misses Clara Abegg and Bella
Carman were In Ottumwa last Satur
John 'Roberts, who has been quite
poorly, is some better.
Mrs. C. C. Olney is still sick with
Murray,Feb.13.—Mrs. Hasty is quite
sick this week.
William Ferris, a former resident of
this place, and who spent most of the
summer in Murray, died in Arkansas
of consumption, Sunday night, Feb. 9.
Mr. Ferris with his wife, went to Port
Arthur, Texas, a few years ago, hop
ing to benefit his health. Last Decem
ber they went to Arkansas where he
died, he leaves a wife and five chil
dren to mourn the loss of a good hus
band and an indulgent father.
Mr. Grigg, a brother of Dr. Grigg,
returned, to his. home in Illinois Tues
day,' after a couple of weeks' visit with
the doctor's family here.
Will Eden was calling at home Mon-
Mrs.John Warren is on the sick list.
Roscoe Saul went to Osceola Sun
Miss Flora Klein. went to Osceola
Tuesday morning, returning in the ev
S. P. Arnold and wife departed on
No. 4 Tuesday for a few days' stay in
The Epwortb League of the M. E.
church will give a valentine social at
the home of Mrs.*Fred Frank, Friday
The cemetery sieiety of Murray will
give a sock social at the home of Mrfe.
Grigg. February 22.
Installation of officers in the Ep
worth League and graduation of a
class of Juniors into the former at the
M. E. church Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Wiley Claver has so far recov
ered as to be able to sit up this week.
Lewi^ Evans and children have
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hines find their
return from glorious California quite
a change with snow and ice.
C. H. Fallcner moved into his new
F. M. Miller moved into their new
home in South Murray Tuesday.
Mr. Harkin vacated the house be
longing to Mr. Miller on Monday, mov
ing his family to Osceola.
Henry Moffitt is reported on the
sick ljst. also Mr. Howig, some of the
Manning children, a son of Charles
Fiduk, and John Fivecoat's family.
Moravia, Feb. 13.—Frank Marken
and sister. Maude, who were called
from Mt. Pleasant during the illness of
their uncle. E. T. Marken, returned to
their work Monday.
Harry Benson departed for Sumner
Monday to resume his work as agent
for the Baker Medicine Co.
Joe Brown and wife left for a week's
visit with relatives in Drakeville Mon
E. T. Marken is recovering from a
severe spell of sickness.
John Stevens and family, accompan
ied by Hute Hamilton and R. Highnote,
left for Weiser, Idaho, Monday for the
benefit of their health.
Chas. Winsler is attending court
in Centerville this week.
Harve Andrew of Memphis, Mo., is
here, the guest of relatives.
George White left for Ottumwa
Wm. Walden and his father were up
from Forbush Tuesday. Mr. Walden
says that he will locate here in the*
Hon. Austin Jay and wife who have
been traveling in the west and south
west for the last three month for their
health returned home Tuesday. They
report a good time and both are look
Wesley York of Hamilton was here
on business Tuesday.
H. W. Hobart and wife visited rela
tives in Centerville Monday.
Chillicothe, Feb. 13.—Mr. and Mrs.
D. A. Lowery of Hines arrived Satur
day for a visit at the home of their
son, Bert Lowery.
Mr. Dunlavey of Jasper county visit
ed this week with, .his brother, 'Rev.
Mrs. A. E. Allen and baby of Avery
are here visiting relatives and friends.
Evangelist Smith and wife will as
sist Rev. Dunlavey in the revival meet
ings which will be given Thursday ev
Miss Vina Allen went to Munterville
Tuesday for a visit with relatives and
Prof. Hans Albert and Miss McNett
of Ottumwa gave a concert at the I. O.
O. F. hall last Tuesday evening to a
large and appreciative audience. It is
a rare treat to the people here to hear
such musical talent and they availed
themselves of the opportunity.
Frederic, Feb. 13.—Daniel Davis is
reported on the sick list.
Peter Nelson, father of John Nelson,
living below County Line, was buried
last Sunday in Munterville cemetery.
C. H. Stevenson and little son, J.
Mourice, were visitors all last week at
Franw Thompson will move on to
the George Cook farm in the spring,
which he recently purchased.
Charles Ruggles is moving onto the
Horace McCartney farm, which he has
Carl Miller has rented the C. H.
Stevenson farm for the coming season.
Willis Wilcox was transacting busi
ness in Frederic Tuesday.
No more cases of smallpox have
been reported in this part of the coun
Unionville, Feb. 13.—Rev. Wilson
filled his regular appointment at the
Liberty church last Sunday*
James Selix is suffering from an at
tack of the grip.
Wm. Morrison is talking of selling
his farm to John Lovell.
Some of the farmers are talking of
moving to town. Among them are R.
D. Voohees and Sampson Smith.
Luther Weatherly will move onto
the John Hicks farm near Moravia be
A great many props are being haul
ed to Moravia now, the roads being in
good condition for such work.
J.VC. Cross and D. W. Thompson,
who are attending court at Centerville
spent Sunday at their homes return
ing Monday morning.
Mrs. F. A. Swaim has been serious
ly sick with the measles but is now
Elmer Maring of Moravia, visited at
the weatherly home last Tuesday.
The meeting which has been going
on at the Rogers school house was
closed last Thursday night.
Herman Wonderly recently moved
onto the farm which he bought from
Charley Hunt is slowly improving
from an attack of pneumonia.
Next Friday is St. Valetine's day and
it is probable that a great many valen
tines will he sent as the rural delivery
will insure their prompt delivery.
Hazel Dell, Feb. 13.—W. Ray Gift
and sister, Miss Lizzie Gift entertain
ed a few of their many friends Tues
day evening. .The evening wis very
pleasantly spent in games of various
kinds. Light refreshments were serv
ed and at a, late hour the .guests de
parted declaring their host and hos
tes royal entertainers. Those present
day. A. J. Hoffman accompanied, him
to Creston,. returning Tuesday' morn
were: Mises Ella.,Harlen, Letha East
bijrn, Nella Truitt,. Sarah Hill, Eva
•Harsch, Inez Truitt Mesrs. tlervey
Smith, Carl Harlen, Malvern Allred,
Jesse Eastburn, Lee Allred, Fred
-Shields, Briscoe B.eanier, Chas. Allred.
...Foster, Feb. 13.—Miss. Mary Price
was an over Sunday visitor at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Howel Price, ill' Ottumwa.
.Rev. Neal Be^k moved liis .effects
from .Willard back to Foster and will
work in the. mines at Hilton.
Rev. Hawk commenced a series of
meetings at the'M". E'. church Monday
evening, and will continue them, two
Mr., and Mrs. George Henderson's
daughter, Emma, is very. sick, with
lung,v fever. Dr.. Toreuce, of Blakes
burg, is the attending physician.
Airs'. Theron Hoadley had the mis
fortune to fall from the doorstep and
dislocate her left wrist.
Henry Manear moved his family
from Williard back to Foster last Mon
day and he and Jiis two sons, .Itoy and
Frank, will work in tlie mines at Hil
Charles Carlson has been on the sick
list for the 'ast week, suffering with
an attack of rheumatism.
Rev. W. A. Whitlock moved onto his
farm, one and a half miles northwest
of Unvn. Thus Foster loses one of her
James Hoskinson and family were
visiting th6 former's mother last Sun
Mgs. Mary Robinson, who has been
sick nearly all winter, is able to be up
and get about the house some, but is
very feeble yet.
Rev. Hawk was taken suddenly ill
Saturday night after holding service
and vyas unable to hold services Sun
day and Sunday ^vening, according to
Rev. egrand of the Baptist church
has been quite a sufferer the past
week with the grip, but is able to be
Father Woodruff is still confined to
the house and is very feeble. Father
Woodruff is a grand, good Christian
man, one who has spent sixty years of
his time in the service of God as a
minister in the Baptist church for that
length of time.
Richland, Feb. 13.—Miss Alyce
Schrener is in Washington visiting
Quite a number of our people attend
ed "David Harum" at Oskaloosa.
Among them were Messrs. and Mes
dames Morgan Jones, A. J. Mills,
Bridger, Miss Nell Bules, Messrs. Reh
wel, Thome, Swank.
Mrs. Callie Charlton has returned
Qiiite a number from here attended
the educational meeting at Ollie last
The M. W. A.'^lodge held its meet
ing Saturday night %ith a largg attend
aitt:£. Two new members were added.
The lodge now has 148 members.
Rev. Lewis, who was holding meet
ing' at Hopewell,' received a message
from his home ia/ Chicago of his son's
illness. He left fere Saturday. Mrs.
Deborah SmitH will supply his place
in the meetings, \Vhich continue.
Harry Morrow aftkd Miss Corda Greg
ory were married!Wednesday, Febru
ary 5, and ^111 reside on the Johnson
farm, north of town,
Wm. Callister left for Long Island to
attend a family'reunion.
Miss Gale Wilmot left last week for
Ohio for a visit.
Mr. and Mrs -Tracy returned/Satur
day night from"'Ldftisiana. after two
months' stay. They report a pleasant
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Davis are here
George Herman of Ottumwa was
in tho city Saturday.
White Elm, Feb. 13.— L. N. Sharp
and sister and Wm. Carter left last
week for South Dakota where they ex
pect to mako their future home.
Mrs. S. B. Carroll and daughter,Ber
die, were the guests of Mrs. Geo. Las
Mrs. W. H. Davis returned home
Monday from Highland Center where
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THE OTTUMWA: COUBIBBi' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1902.
visiting her son.
Clete Carroll is on the sick list.
Miss Nina Noel returned home from
Pulaski where she has been visiting
her sister, Mrs. W. D. Davis.
Mrs. A. C. Quigley and son, Pearl,
visited at Ed Carroll's Monday.
Literary Friday night was well at
tended and a good program was given.
HyDes, Feb.13.—Mr. and Mrs. Huns
ten, of Albia, was visiting Thursday at
the home of their daughter, Mrs. Har
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Evans are'visiting
friends In Missouri.
Business called Foley Hynes, the
genial superintendent, out of town for
a few days.
Mart Snow and George Horn were
Frederic visitors Saturday.
Msr. Henry Wignal is reported sick.
P., B. Jenkins returned to
Tuesday from the Mt. Pleasant hospi
has "been taking treat
ment for the past three months. His
many friends are pleased to learn of
his recovery and w'elcome him home.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Lowry are visit
ing for a few days at Chillicothe.
Dr. Powers, of Albia, came down
Albia, Feb. 13.—B. F. Duffy and wife
have returned from Burlington and
Chicago, having made.®' pleasure visit
at the former place and a business
mission at the latter, place.
Mrs. W. F. Walker returned yester
day from a visit with relatives on Mil
Mrs. John Melone came home from
Hamilton last evening,, at which place
she, had been the past week.
The L. T. Richmond home is enter
taining Jfcliss Mattie Richart, of Wash
ington, D. C.
Abe Goodman is again at hoipe af
ter a several weeks' visit with rela
tives in Baltimore.
The many Albia friends of W. L.
Mercer will be pleased to hear that
he has graduated from the school of
osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo., and is
located at Harley, Idaho.
E. C. Kelley is in Chicago this week.
The fifth number on-the Albia lec
ture course will be given at the Chris
tian-church tomorrow evenings Col.
L., IF. Copeland is tljeiepeaker and his
subject is "Seeing the Elephant." The
We have two cases of extra heavy
men's fleeced Underwear which wc
sold for 39c all season you will
pay elsewhere 50c for it buy S)
it now at The Model for
There are about 20 dozen odds and
ends on one of our counters which
must go. Full silk fleece lined,
fine lamb's wool, Derby ribbed,etc.
if you can get your size you may
lake your choice at just one-half
price, or 50 per cent reductions on
all odds and ends.
sixth and last number of the course
will occur on March 1 ana was to have
been given by Hervey S. McGowan,
but owing'to sickness he has cancel
led all his engagements. The associ
ation has secured General Gordon in
T. H. Zook attended the sixth dis
trict Undertakers' association at Grin
nell this week.
At a recent meeting of the Albia
Business Men's association the follow
ing officers were elected for the ensu
ing year: President, T. H. Zook D.
W. Johnson, vice president: C. W.
SmallwQod, secretary Geo. W. Hob
son, treasurer L. T. Richmond, H. C.
Eschbach, B. F. Duffy, W. K. Harden
brook, C. B. Powell, J. W. Ballew, Max
Loeb, executive board Max Loeb,
Frank Morse, Joe Strasburger, finance
committee. This association will hold
their annual banquet on Feb. 2D, at
Avery, Feb. 13.—Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Lewis moved to Colfax last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thayer were Hite
man visitors Thursday.
Miss Rilla Amsbury is slowly recov
ering from her recent illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Crabill entertain
ed a large number of friends at their
home last Thursday evening in honey
of their son Frank's birthday. Light
refreshments were served and a most
enjoyable time was spent. Music was
furnished by the Avery Cornet band.
Cal Guthrie of Albia was an Avery
visitor last week.
Elza Deskin and Sam Wilson de
parted Saturday evening for Illinois.
Faley Hynes was a Des Moines vis
itor last week.
Fred Deskin of Hocking was in Av
ary Friday. Mr. Deskin is soon to un
dergo an operation for appendicitis.
Mrs. J. W. Richter and Mrs. John
Moore were Albia visitors Tuesday.
Little Maude Appleman has been
very sick tho past week.
George Sillett and wife and Mrs.
George Pettit enjoyed a sleigh ride to
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Green are the
proud parents of a baby boy since last
Mrs. Ida Anderson is on the sick
The Rathbone Sisters held their reg
ular meeting Monday evening.
Pekay, Feb. 13.—The clerks and
manager of the Western Supply Co., of
this place, enjoyed a pleasant sleigh
ride to Eddyville Wednesday evening.
Those composing the party were Mr.
and Mrs. O. W. Hasselrooth, Ernest
Hurd, Andy H. Goode, Fred Moss, Fred
Johnson, Luke Wortham, John Hawk
ins, Master Glen Hasselrooth.
Mr. and Mrs. John Smith of Bussey,
who has been visiting at the home of
O. W. Hasselrooth, left Monday even
ing for Albia, where they will spend a
few days visiting relatives.
Miss Isabella Robinson returned
home Monday after a pleasant visit
with friencs in Coalfield.
A. H. Goodes returned home Tues
day from Forbysh where he, has been
spending a f$w days visiting friends.
Miss Alice Robinson is reported on
the sick list .this week.
Edv Hawke of Eddyville spent Sun
day at the home of O. W. Hosselrooth.
Sigourney, Feb. 13.—Miss Jessie C.
Lesan of Ottumwa, is visiting at the J.
W. Lesan home.
VV. H. Richardson has returned from
Henry Wilson was down from Kes
wick Tuesday evening.
Irvin Ogden, editor of the What
Cheer Patriot,' was in town over night.
Marriage licenses have been issued
to Daniel Kerisler, 28, iand May Sum
mers, 18 George Hemlng, 20, and Myr
tle Smothers, 19 J. H. Morgan, 32, and
Miss Rose Daut, 27.
The Gilbfirt case is now on trial in
the court. This is a case of a claim
fll£d 'against the'estate of L. S. Oil
b3rt, by his son George and wife, for
wqrLdpne on the placc. The contest
aiifpH*' the other -heir's of the said -L.
S. Gilbert. It is a claim for $1,192.01.
The evidence f9r the plaintiff is all in.
County Superintendent Miller visit
ed schools in Sigourney township yes-
Boys' flcece lined and heavy ribbed
Underwear, such as you pay 35c for,
and would be very cheap at 2Sc,
but is still cheaper lt)C
Buy what you want to finish this winter,
and then enough for the next two winters.
If we would ask 65c for our 65c
Underwear it would not be cheap at
this season of the year but when
we offer your choice of heavy
fleeces, ribs, etc., for this 00„
week it is cheap for OOL
We are sole agents for the celebrat
ed Staley's western made Under
wear, no better Underwear
made for durability almost every
one knows what it is and
nearly everyone that wears good
Underwear has worn it we offer
the entire stock of these goods,
worth up to $3.00 per garment, at
25 percent discount.
terday. He goes to Warren township
Mrs. W. H. Smawley, of South Eng
lish, is visiting her nephew, County
Will Yeager of Cedar Falls, was in
town Saturday and Cap. Miller took
him to White Pigeon Sunday, where
he will engage in teaching.
County Supt. Miller conducted a
highly sucessful educational meeting
at Ollie Saturday.
Chas. Merryfield and wife of Warren
township, visited relatives here yes
Dr. Bramford has purchased the
Minteer farm north of town.
Kirkville, Feb. 13.—P. P. Lyklns
was confined to his home for several
days last week with grip.
Mrs. W. H. Townsend, who has been
visiting her parents, Rev. and Mrs. G.
M. Scott on Ottumwa, returned home
The women's society of the Presby
terian church will give an apron social
at the parsonage Friday, February 21,
from 2 to 10 p. m. Aprons of all de
scriptions will be for sale and refresh
ments will be served during the after
noon and evening. Everybody cordial
Miss Hattie Maude Sanders returned
to her home Tuesday after a visit of
several weeks with friends in Indiana
Jesse Mahler is quite ill with pneu
The funeral of Joseph Gitliens, one
of Kirkville's oldest and most respect
ed citizens, was held at the Christian
church Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
The remains were interred in the Kirk
Highland Center, Feb. 13.—Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Bane were over Sunday!
guests at the homes of Geo. Bane and I
W. C. Vorhes made a business trip
to Batavia Saturday.
Miss Mary Buckner, of Ottumwa,
spent Sunday with her grand parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCormick.
The friends of N. C. Brown will be
pleased to hear that he has so. far re
covered from his recent illness to take
charge of the C., M. & St. P. station
here. Mr. Parish returned to his home
at North English last night.
Mrs. O. E. Baker returned home
last night from a short visit with Ot
Rev. Scoles, of Hedrick, has an
nounced that he will begin a revival
meeting at the M. E. church here next.
Miss Mattie Wolfe returned Jiome
Saturday from a two weeks' visit at
Couple Near Hedrick Happily United
in Marriage Tuesday Evening.
Silvery wedding bells rang with un
wonted glee at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed. Sperling, five miles south of
Hedrick, on Tuesday evening, Febru
ary 11, at 7:30 o'clock, the occasion
of the marriage of their daughter,
Miss Maude, to Walter McClung.
The song, "Oh, Promise Me," was
sung by Miss Lulu Sperling,the bride's
sister,after which the bride and groom
entered the prettily decorated parlor
to the strains of Mendelsshon's Wed
ding March rendered by Miss Regina
McCormick. The wedding ceremony
was performed by Rev. Shortess, pas
tor of the Hedrick Baptist church, and
was witnessed by a large circle of
friends and relatives of the contract
ing parties. At the close of the-cere
mony congratulations were extended
to the happy couple after which the
guests were ushered into the dining
room which was tastefully decorated
in pink and white where a delicious
wedding supper was served. The par
lor and sitting room were thrown into
one, the whole brilliantly lighted and
decorated in green and white, the ma
ny little touches of elegance betraying
the loving works of deft and willing
bands. The bride's gpwn was exqui
site in every detail,' being of 'white silk
tissue. She wore a bridal veil and
carried white roses.
Mr. and Mrs. McClung have resided
.in this community for a number- of
WE DON'T WANT TO CARRY ANY
OVER BUT IT W1LL PAY YOU TO DO IT
Uuion Suits—Men's extra heavy Union
Suits, the one-piece garments, just
what one needs for comfort, two
shades, ecru and grey, worth QQp
1.50 per suit, now (JU\j
Extra quality of men's pure wool
fleece lined Underwear in a beauti
ful tan shade, and which we sold
all season for $1.00, take what
you want for this week 62^c
Silk Fleeced Men's Underwear
which we wish to close out quick
a very fine soft garment, and
which will keep you warm as wool
non-irritating and just what you
need when you .can't wear wool
they are worth $1.75 and "I AA
52.25, take them now for..
J. B. SAX
SEE OUR WEST
years and have a large circle of friends
and acquaintances who wish them a
long and happy wedded life. The
guests present were:
'Madison Warder, Mamie Pierson,
Ophe Smith, Mabel Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Dicliens, Mr. and Mrs. S. P.
McClung, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Baker,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Parr and family, Mr.
and Mrs. F. C. McClung, John F. Han
learner, of Hedrick, Anna Hankammer,
Roy Thompson, Katie Thompson, Mr.
and Mrs. W. N. Smith and family, Eva
Baker, John Baker, Mrs. Amanda
Barry of Curtis, Neb., Mrs. Craig Han- ,. THj
na of Burlington. Mrs. J. F. Hennings,
of New London, Lester Warder, of Ot
tumwa, Regina McCormick, of High
land. A reception was given at the
home of the groom's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. S. P. McClung, Wednesday.
Wapello County Physicians Send Dr.
J. Williamson Greetings.
[From AVcduesday's Dally.]
About forty members and guests of
the Wapello County Medical associa
tion were present at the banquet giv
en by that organization at McElroy's
restaurant last evening. It was the
occasion of the annual banquet ot the
association the time in which the
members of the profession meet for a
social evening as a respite and rest
from the arduous duties and almost
incessant demands with which their
professional life is surrounded, and to
strengthen the bond of brotherly feel
ing that must exist between those
whose mission it is to alleviate the
sufferings of mankind. Not only were
the physicians of this city well repre
sented, but there were brother physi
cians in attendance as guests of the
association from out of the city. Amid
the festivities of the evening the pio
neers of the profession in this city
were remembered and an expression
of the association was drawn up in the
form of a message to Dr. Jefferson Wil
liamson, testifying to the love and esj*
teem in which he is held by the pro-
fession and upon a unanimous vote ap,
proving the message it was ordered
sent to him as a token of remembrance
from the physicians assembled at their
THEFT IS CHARGED.
J. and E. J. Judson Said to Have Stol
J. and E. J. Judson, who reside in^
East Ottumwa, are before Justice
Campbell this afternoon charged with
stealing flour from tlie East End Sup
ply Co. at the time or soon after the
lire which destroyed that company's:
store some weeks ago. The Judsons
were arrested yesterday by Constable
Peck, and their preliminary hearing
is being held this afternoon.
Read the Hub advertisement
Page 7, this paper.
and see them.
OTTUMWAN PRESIDENT. ii
E. L. Scott Honored by Sixth District
E. L. Scott of this city was electefl
president of the Sixth Congressional
District Funeral Director's association,
whose twelfth annual convention was
closed yesterday at Grinnell after a
two days' session. Mr. Scott, who was
last year vice-president of the organ-,
ization was in attendance at this meet-1'
ing and succeeded in bringing the coq
vention for next year to this city. It'
will be held here the second Tuesday
and Wednesday in February, 1903. The
state convention will "e held at Cres- -/i
ton in May.
The People's Jeweler,
117 East Main