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Communications must be written on one side
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lc. '"Brevltv is the soul of wit," remember
We will not return rej.-cted manuscript, un
less accompanied by postage stamps.
Mr. Wm. Walker is
on the sick list
Mrr Sanuel Mash is quite sick at
home ia the East Citj7.
G. F. Stanton was on the sick list
the latter part of last week.
J. Frank Hlagburn is assisting E. P.
McKay & Co., the Savery House Phar
Rev. and Mrs. McCraven entertained
in honor of Mrs. Goings last Wednes
day. at sax o'clock dinner.
J. H. Mixon. Jeweler, No. 313 West
Third street, tunes pianos and repairs
Miss Ethel Wells, who has been con
fined to her room the part fortnight
by sickness, is improving.
Mr. Fred Anthony of Boone is in
the City this week. He returned Fri
Mesdames Starks and Young left
Monday last, instead of Saturday, to
visit friends in Mason City for several
Miss Lelia 8. Sheffey, who has been
the guest of Mrs. F. G. Goggins for the
past week, returned to Muchakinock
Mr. Henry Fitch who is now located
in Kansas City, was in the city for a
few days latt week He is going to
open a boarding and rooming hou.se
in that city in the near future.
The A. M. E. Sunday School have
their new song books, and we shall ex
pect good singing, as this is the largest
school weat of Chicago. They extend
an invitataion to all.
When in Davenport go to The
Keystone Club for wine and re
freshments and furnished rooms,
318 W. Front street.
BILLY WILLIAMS, Prop.
J. L. and Mrs. Thompson wi.ll return
on the 28, after visiting Minneapolis,
St. Paul, Seattle, Tacoma and all
principle places between these great
cities. They report a delightful time
with no end of the beautiful scenery.
Miss Patsy Jones died on S. W. 7th
street this week with consumption.
She had Just reached womanhood, be
ing only 22 years old. Her brother
was killed in the coal mines a few
Wm Coalson accompained Governor
Cummins to Cedar Falls on Monday,
where the Governor reviewed the State
guards, who are encamped there. On
to-morrow they will go to Atlantic for
the same purpose and on August the
5th they will review the guards iu
St. Paul Sunday morning, subject,
'•The Farewell Prayer of Jesus." At
8 p. subject, by special request the
pastor will preach on "The Prodigal
Son's return home.
Don't forget to give me a call
Equal Rights Barber Shop and Bath
Rooms, 320 West Third street. Bath
rooms open until 12 on Sundays.
CHAS. J. HOY, Prop.
The North Star Lodge, A. F. & A. M.
will remove in a few days to their new
hall, north-west corner of Tenth and
Center streets, which they are remodel
ing and furnishing, and if the plans
they have inaugurated are carried out
they will have the finest lodge hall in
the West. This lodge has lately re
ceived a number of young and enter
prising men and is among the strongest
in the jurisdiction,
823 GRAND AVENUE.
The Old Settlers' picnic will be held
av Grand View yark Thursday Aug
Mr. and Mrs. McDowell, who were
visitors in the city last week as the
guests of Mrs. Adam Dixon, returned
Saturday to Muchakinock. They were
here on business and expect to locate
here in the near future.
Last Sunday at the First Baptist
church, after the morning services, the
pastor, Dr. Walker, sent for Mr. J. R.
weeks who is oustodian, to come to the
pulpit and after a very neat speech
presented to Mr. Weeks a purse of five
dollars, as a token of appreciation for
the alacrity he nsed in extinguishing a
fire that started in the basement of the
church a few weeks ago. He accepted
the purse and replied with a few timely
When In Burlington, Iowa, call at
The Little Equal Right, saloon, pool,
billards, barber shop and bath rooms
No. 315 Front street. Good accom
modations to all.
F. MARTIN Proprietor.
In trying to arrest Geo. Washington
last Saturday night officer Edward
McAfee was forced to use his pun.
Washington was flourishing a revolver
and knife and McAfee told him to sur
render and he refused and started to
run, whereupon the officer fired several
shots to scare him and one took effect.
He was removed to the hospital and
his chances are good for recovery.
McAfee was exonerated by his super
ior offiicers. He has the White chapel
beat at night, and officers in that local
ity are required to use their gun very
Mr. Chas. F. West and Miss Ruth
Lewis were quietly married last Mon
day afternoon, by Rev. T. L. Griffith
at the parsonage. The groom has been
resident of this state for several
years, coming from Leavenworth, Kan
sas. He is energetic and industrious,
and is in the employee of Dr. Rood.
The bride was borned in this state and
has been a resident of this county for
a number of years and is very popular.
We with their many friends extend
DR. A. G. EDWARDS.
Physician and Surgeon.
IOWA HON IS 1081
MUTtJAL, PHONE 480
Miles' "rug Store
1 S to 10 a. m.
OFFICE HOURS: 3 to 4 I. m.
7 to p. m.
West Ninth Street.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Rush of 412 7th
street, gave a reception last Monday
night in honor of Miss Lelia S. Sheffey
of Washington, D. C. The following
program was rendered: Music by the
May Flower Mandolin Club Welcome
Address, J. B. Rush: Music: "Our
truest," W. R. Frazier Tenor Solo, J.
H. Rogers "Our Hostess and Host," S.
J. Brown Music. Each number was
well rendered and greeted with a
hearty applause. S. C. Parks was
master of ceremonies. At the con
clusion of the program refreshments
were served. The Mayflower Mando
lin club furnished music during the
evening. It was near midnight when
the good-bys were being said and the
evening pleasures were ended.
Boone, la., July 19.—Messrs. Thomp
son & Shepard, Mgrs., inclosed find
the amount of my subscription for
your good paper.
Miss ANNA TKRKT,
HORSE SHOW WILL BE SEPTEM
BER THE 15 TO 20.
The Des Moines Horse Show associa
tion filed articles of incorporation
Wednesday and opened offices in
the Century building.
The incorporators are Harry West,
Jas. Watt, O. C. Prouty, Frederick
Field, M. E. Sherman, A. Younker, F.
P. Flyna, I. Friedlich, L. F. Simon, M.
Harry West is president, M, E. Sher
man vice president, James Watt treas
urer, and Dan Mills
secretary and man
The executive board is composed of
Messrs. West, Simon, Friedlich, Watt
There will be a matinee on Saturday
afternoon, which is the last day.
PORTER & GRAY
Enbalming and Funeral Directors.
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Residence 1488 Woodland Mutual 1086
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(Special to the BYHTANDKH
D. G. L. No. 30 of Iowa, Grand
United Order of Odd Fellows
was called to order in Ft. Madi
son, July 15, at 10:15 a. m. by D.
(J. M., S. L. Tigg of Burlington.
After appointing a committee on
credentials a recess was had for
30 minuets the balance of the a.
m. was given over to general dis
cussion of the report of the com
The afternoon session was call
to order at 2 p. m. and was given
over to reports of the executive
committee, after which Grand
Master S. L. Tigg delivered his
annual aldress, which was a fine
one. After refeering it to the
proper committee the Grand
Lodge adjourned until Wednes
day a. m.
The 2nd days session was called
to order at 9:15 a. m. The morn
ing was given over to the reports
of committees and discussion of
the same, also to business pertain
ing to the welfare of the various
lodges. D. G. Secty. John T.
Mabry made his annual report
and informed the delegates as to
to the standing of the different
lodges in the State after refering
it to the auditing committee the
Grand Lodge closed its a. m. ses
Wednesday afternoon was tak
en up in instructions in the vari
ous degrees of the order. The
lectures became so interesting
until the time was necessarily
extended for30 minuets, to com
plete the lectures that had been
Thursday a. m. the Grand
Lodge was not called to order
until the boat arrived from Keo
kuk with an excursion that was
run bv Des Moines River Lodge
John T. Mabry—D. G. M. Davenport
Geo. E. Lee—D. D. G. Buxton.
Wm. Gordon—D. G. Sect'y., Albia.
P. S. Irvin—D. ir. Treas., Chariton.
J. S. James—D. G. D., Colfax.
NOTES FROM THE GRAND
W. A. S. Mills of Keokuk was the
most conspicious man at the Grand
Lodge, with Geo. E. Lee of Buxton a
P. M. I'ruett of
be still holding
Oskaloosa seems to
his own with the
All of the lodges who sent delegates
this year sent men who were capable
of doing their work intelligently.
Much credit is due the Ft. Madison
lodge for the way they entertained the
The most Missed man wo was not
present, was our friend the Hon. Geo.
H. Woodson of Muchakinock we also
missed Bro. C. P.. Foster of the same
Davenport was ably represented by
James M. Thomas and John T. Ma'urv,
who are by no means "his beens," but
was also said to be in demand.
The Executive Board consists bf
principally young men. The Grand
Masttr John T, Mabry is a young man,
who is City Scavenger of Davenport,
and has a very bright future before
him—a great work is expected of bim
in his new office. Deputy Grand Mas
ter Geo. E. Lee is a young man and
exceedingly bright ia the works of the
order. Grand Secretary Wm. Gordon
of Albia is a young man who is highly
thought of. Grand Treasurer. P. S.
Ervin, Chariton, is only in the prime
of life and should make a strong man.
Grand Director J. S James of Colfax
is one of Colfax's bright young men
and is the man for the place.
The officers were installed Thursday
night, July 17, by S. L. Tigg, then
Grand Master: after which a grand
banquet was held for the public in
The Gran 1 Lodge meets at Colfax,
Iowa, July, 1903.
Japan's Bsports and Import*.
In 1868 Japan's export and import
rade amounted altogether to 26,241,
(45 yen, or silver dollar*. In ISM tt
•cached the figure of 486.HM20
No. 3107. The boat and barge
brought about 300 people. The
C. L. Washington's noted band
of, Cleveland, Iowa, which was
engaged to furnish music during
the Grand Lodge session, was at
the boat and escorted the lodges
from Keokuk and the excursion
ists up in the city, near the lodge
hall, and at 10:00 a. m. the Grand
Lodge was called to order for the
election of officers. After con
siderable voting and talking the
following officers were elected:
DES MOINES. IOWA, FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1902,
ixi'osniom at cu/cacc
The arrangements are being
well made for the Middle States
and Mississippi Valley Exposi
tion, to be held at the 1st Regi
ment Armory, Chicago, from
Ang. 14 to Sept. 14, for the bene
fit of the eudowment fund for the
Home of Aged and Infirm Colored
People of that city. It is the aim
of this society to show the pro
gress of the race since emancipa
tion by exhibiting products and
works of art produced by them.
An invitation is extended to
every colored person to send some
of their work for exhibition.
The committee has secured a
number of the exhibits that were
at Charleston last winter, and
from the favorable reply that
they have received from different
places the exhibit will be good.
Any one in this state that has
anything that they would desire
to have on exhibition should write
to Mrs. Julia Hudlin. SI 7 W. 11th
street, of this city, who will ar
range all details for your exhibit,
THE A FRO-AMERICAN
Minneapolis, Mion.—The 5th snnual
session was held in the Senate Chamber
of the Slate Senate and the evening
sessions were held at the House of
Hope, Presbyterian church (white), so
you will know when I speak of the
different sessions where they were
held. I cannot comment on all the
papers that were read, as some were
good and some were bad. but will give
you a brief synopsis.
WEDNESDAY, JULY nth. io:0() A. M.
Doxology The Council
The State... .Hon. Sam'l. R. Van Sant,
Governor of Minnesota.
The City Hon. Robert A. Smith,
Mayor, city of St. Paul.
Citizens Harry Shephard
The Ladies .Mrs. Dr. J. E. Porter
The Churches—liev. Timothy Reeves,
Rt. Rev H. C. Smith, Michigan Hon
T. Thos. Fortune, Chr. Executive Com
mittee, N. Y. Mrs. R. T. Jeffrey, N.
Y.: Col. Wm. A. Pledger, Ga., 2nd Vice
2 O'Cl.OFCK p. M.
ORDER OF BUSINESS.
Report of Committee on Credentials
Rt. Rev. Alexander Walters, D.
Reports of Officers—
(a) Report of Secretary Cyrus
Field Adams, 111.
(b) Report of Financial Seoretary
Geo. E. VVibecan, Jr. N. Y.
(c) Report of Treasurer J. W.
Thompson, N, Y.
(d) Report of Corresponding Secre
tary Jesse Lawson, N. J.
Aopointment of Committees.
Paper—"The Best Means of Organiz
ining the Afro-American Council
J, R. Clifford, Etq., W. Va.
WEDNESDAY EVENING. 8 p. m.
Chorus—Hallelujh Chorus Handel
Solo—The Rosary Ethelbert Nevin
In English, French and Uer an.
Mr. Cyrus Field Adams, 111.
(.Juartette—Come Holy Spirit.. .Millard
Rev. Dr. 11. T. Johnson, N. J.,
Instrumental—Polonaise in C-sharg
Minor (Op 30, No. 1.)... .Cliopion
Miss Hattie Grissom.
Address—"Ttie Twentieth Century
Negro: His Opportunities for
Success"... .Mrs. J. Silone-Yates,
Kansas City, Mo.
Mr. L. F. Mason, Minneapolis.
Address—''The Problem of work"'
Prof. W. E. B. Dubois, Atlanta,
Chorus—The Lost Chord
Hon. T. Thos. Fortune New York City.
Benediction.... Rt. Rev. G. W. Clinton
ThL'BsbilY MOKNIXG, 9 a. m.
2nd Vice President. Col.'W. A. Pledger
of Georgia Presiding.
Rev. M. W. Withers, Minneapolis
1 General Busidess
2 Reports of Bureaus
(b) Anti-Lynching—Mrs. Ida B.
Wells-Barnett, III., Director
Paper Hon. E. H. Deas, S. C.
Paper—'' Anti-Lyncning Legislation"..
Hon. Id. C. Smith, Ohio
1st Vice Paesident, Hon. T. Thomas
Fortune, N. Y., Presiding.
Prayer Rev. W. D. Carter, St. Paul
Pj,per—"The Church as a Factor in
Solving the Race Problem"
Rev, W. Bishop Johnson, D. D. C.
P~per—"The Needs of the Negro Min
letry". .Dr. W. T, Vernon, Kans.
ffw ,!rer^^'('" 7^r
7 .• ':.
Paper—"The Value of Literature in
Mrs. Fnnnie Barrier Williams, 111.
(e) Legal..Fredrick L. McGee. Esq.,
Report by Prof. Jesse Lawson, N. J.,
Sec. Finance Committee.
Paper—"The Undoing of the 14tli and
Hon. Jas. 11. Guy, Kansas
TIIUKMAY, JI I.Y 10th, 8 p, M.
Chorus—The Heavens are Telling...
Instrumental The Mid Summer
Night's Dream (Paraphrase)—Smith
Miss Mae Williams
Solo Mr. Claude 1). Jockson
Quartette—Lead Kindly Light
Instrumentel Prof. Weir
Address...Rev. Dr. 1. B. Scott Louiana
Chorus—A Spring Song Pinsuti
Address—"Moral Courage as a Factor
for Social Regeneration"
Mrs. Sosephine 8t Pierre Ruflin
Violin Solo—Scene De Ballet
Chas. De Beriot
Mr. W. A. Robison
Miss Grissom, Accompanist.
Address. ..Prof. Booker T. Washington
FTTIDAY, JULY 11th, 9 a. m.
Rt. Rev. G. VV. Clinton, Presiding.
General Business—Reports of Com
(a) Executive Committe
Hon. T. Thomus Fortune, 'Jhr.
(b) Auditing Committee.
Paper—"Power of the National Gov
ernment With Respect to Pro
tection of Citizens"
Hon. J. Madison Vance, La.
Paper—"Political Future of the Negro
Hon. J. C, Daney, N. C.
FRIDAY EVENIM JULY 11th.
Reception in honor of Delegates, 8 p.
in., at Armory llall, Minnesota Sta'.e
9 P. M. Programme.
10 P. M. I'romenade.
At this reception Atty. F. L. McGee
presided. He first introduced the
newly elected President, T. Thomas
Fortune of New York, who made a
brief talk: then Rt. Rev. Bishop John
Ireland who made a good speech as
usual, giving the race some good ad
vice. The music was superb and the
menu was swell and up-to-date. Tie
decoration of the spacious hall for the
reception was simply grand and tastly
decorated. It was supervised by our
good friend Rev. T. Reeves. The next
session will be held in Louisville, Ivy.
The following officers were elected:
President—T. Thomas Fortune, New
First Vice President—William A.
Second Vice President—William H.
Th'ird Vice President—Geo. 11. White
District of Columbia.
Fourth Vice President—John C.
Danoy, North Carolina.
Fifth Vica President—I. B. Scott,
Sixth Vice President—H. T. Johnson
Seventh Vice President—E. H. Deas,
Eighth Vice President—Chas. W.
Ninth Vice President—Mrs. 'It. Je
rome Jeffrey, Mew York.
Secretary—Cvrns Field Adams, 111.
Financial Secretary—F. L. McGhee,
Correspodding Secretary—Mrs. Fan
nie Barrier Williams, Illinois.
Assistant Secretary--Miss Martha V.
Treasurer—John W. Thompson, New
National Organizer—Geo. W. Clinton
Sergeant at-Arms—J. H. Dillingham,
Chaplain—Rev. Walter Brooks, Dis
trict of Columbia.
DIKRCTOKS Ol" HUKKAUS.
Education—W. T. Vernon, Kansas.
Legal—J. Madison Vance, Louisiana
Business—EmmettJ. Scott, Alabama
Ecclesiastical—M. C. B. Mason, Ohio
Emigration—Nelson C. Crews, Mo.
Literary—Mrs. J. St. P. Ruffin, Mass.
Anti-Lynching—Mrs. Ida B. Wells
Newspaper—P. J. Smith, Mass.
Vital Statistics—Dr. J. E. Porter,
Secretary—Cyrus Field Adams.
There will be an emancipation
celebration at Moberly, Mo.,
Monday, August 4th, and the
people of that city are making
extensive preperations for that
day. Three bands have been en
gaged. Among the speakers w^ll
be Rev. J. W. Jackson of Sedalia,
Prof. Richard Scruggs of Macon,
Rev. A. A. Adams of Columbia
and others. There will be two
base ball games. Excursions
will be run from Kansas City,
.'y *,'."* .- :.cf-.. ,,_ -:v j:.
Montgomery, Columbia and other
stations. The Wabash R'y has
made a rate of $2 for the round
trip, which is about one-half cent
a mile for the trip. Train will
leave here at (:40 a. m., return
ing will leave Moberly at 11:00 a
m. As usual the Wabash will
provide good accommodations for
all the excursionist.
Mrs. Anna Jones has been iu Ft.
Madison the past week attending the
Household of Ruth session.
Mr. Lou Morris of Keosauqua has
come to our town to stay indefinitely.
Mr. Will Winn of Booneville is in
Messrs. Zach Taylor, P. A. Reed of
Hilton was it town this week.
Mrs. M. F. Ward returned home
Monday after a few days visit with her
daughter Mrs. E. Thomas in Mucha
On Tuesday evening Mr. Ira Burns
gave a party for his mother at the
home of Mr *. U. S. Jones. Mrs. Jeffers
of Des Moines acting as hostess. The
yard was lighted with Chinese lanterns
Waiters were Messrs Snoddy, Jones,
Davis, Butler and Grayson. Refresh
ments were water-mellons, ice cream,
cake and lemonade.
Mrs. Burns of Lucas was a visitor
There was quite a number
strangers in towu.
mertattheA. M. E. chuich
Mr, Nathan Adams was called to
Chicago last week on the account of the
illness of his daughter.
Mr.Fred D, McCracken who is private
secretary for Senator
Minn ., is home for a short vacation. Mr
McCracken has been in
several months with the Senator.
Mrs. Humbles of Buxton was iu the
city a couple of days last
Fied at dinner Monday evening.
Mrs. Edward Baines who has been
not much improved
Mrs Edward Gvoomes is entertaining
Mrs Maine llai
ch of Chicago and Mr
and Mrs U.
Black of Washington.
evening, a good programme will be
Quarterly meeting will be held Sunday.
will render a sacred concert in
and daughter Maude
contemplates visiting relatives iu Cedar
Rapids this neek
Myrtle Hall of Washington Is ex
pected in the city Saturday for a visit
with her triend Miss Florence White.
Persons having news for Bystander,
please hand to agent Florence White
MT. PLEASANT NEWS.
of Mrs. Chas. Fitzgeralds, she was on
her way home from Ft Madison.
Miss Arbuckle has returned from
Miss McCane was in the city Sunday.
Mr.and Mrs. Wilbur were Burlington
John Shepard was called to Quincy
Tuesday on acoount of .the illness of his
The condition of Mr. Elias Berry r,tfll
remains critical. C. S McCracken
Tansil and Miss Carrie McCracken are
also on the sick list.
Mrs. Martha Baugh and Miss Lydia
Bartleti are preparing to have an old
folks concert for the A.
Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Fcrribee returned
from Chicago last Saturday the latter
over visiting her son for a
Bev. and Mrs. Ferribee were pleasantly
surprised Monday evening by some of
Mr. and Mrs. T. L,Burnett entertained
Mr. and Mis. S.
NEWS FROM BUXTON.
Last Sunday was a beautiful day, the
first Sunday it has not raintd here lor
quite a while
The pulpit of St. John' A. M. E.
church will start a camp here commenc
ing Aug. 8th A large tent has been se
cured which will seat 500 people.
E. Lee has
The choir of
returned from the
district Grand Lodge meeting held in
Ft. Madison. Mr. Lae reports a pleasant
and profitable time
Excellent meetings are reported rom
theB. Y.P. IT. of Mt, Zion B»ptiat
A. M. E.
church rendered some beautiful music
Next Sunday the cnoir will
render a sacred concert.
The Buxton Cornet Band has elected
Gus Watkins to be drum major. Mr
Watkins is well fitted for the position and
will make a valuable additiou to the
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brown entertain
ed Messrs Ben Tate, John Washington
and Mi9S Susie London at ice cream Sun
Wm. Lee night engineer at number ten
mine has been transterred to the machine
shops here in Buxton. Mr. Lee is a good
mechanic and the work in the shop will
ive him plenty ehanoes to show that he
is a skilled workman.
Sunday is quarterly meeting Presiding
Elder Malone is expected to be in at
tendance. this will be the last meeting
for this oonferenoe yea*.
Albert Kobinson who has been visiting
the past few weeks with his parents and
relatives, returned Monday morning to
Chicago, to resume hia duties, he was ac
companied by bis friend Mr. Williams
also of Chloago who visited with him
while in the city.
Jas. W. Cooper of Morrison, IU., ar
rived in the city Saturday night, (called
here on account of the illness ot his
father Frank Cooper.
Wm. Giles spent Sunday in Clintoo,
William Allen of the Casino Restaurant
was somewhat indisposed last week.
The Harmony Club gave asocial at the
home of Mrs. Henderson on 2nd., Avenue
one night last week.
Miss Gilla Robinson entertained a few
of her friends at the hone of ner parents.
Rev. end Mrs. Jas. Kobinson in Lyons
Sunday evening in honor of her brothers
Albert, James and their friend Mr
Williams, a pie aant evening was spent
by those present.
Jesse Mtinn was a passanger to Chica
Services Bt the 2nd Baptist church
was well attended gun day. Rev. Russell
took for his topic in the morning tool's
company, in tue evening Rev. W. W.
Lesieof the Chancy Chaple Baptist
deliveteda very interesting sermon oa
the Prodigal* Return,
An interesting programme was renders
ed Tuesday evening by the Nannie Bur
roughs Missionary Society, consisting ol
Essays etc. The society meets
every Tuesday evenings in the church
of the tecond Baptist church.
llev. Russell was presented with a
purse ol §3.00 by the B, Y. P. U. 'of the
First Baptist church.
The B. Y. 1', U. of the Second Baptist
church will give asocial iu the church
parlors Frid.ty night.
The ladies sewing circle and aid society
of the Second Baptist church met with
Mrs. W. W. Russell Thursday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock.
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The A, M. church has been beauti
fied with som« new matting on its floor
making quite an improvement to its
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bryant went up to
Creston Tuesday to attend Kingling*
Mrs. Jane Griffin is able to sit up which
is good news to her many friends.
Mrs. I^izzie Thomas of Lucas was in
city Monday on buiness.
Mrs. Geo. Wade is meeting with much
success is canvabsing her "Tidies" in
Osceola, Cleveland and other towns.
They are her own make and sell at sight
Beatus spent a few days at Cleveland.
Dave Harris left our city Monday after
noon to be gone for an indefinite period.
Rev. Wade will assist Rev L. J.
Phillips of Clarinda in his rally Sunday.
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ROCK ISLAND AXD MOLINE.
"Aunt Sail}" Terry of South Rock Is
land is very ill at this writing. Her
friends and reletivea will be glad to see
Miss Mable Hall of Des MoineB has
been in tbe city several weeks the gnest
of her cousin Mrs. Wm. Tayior nf South
Rock Island. Last Wednesday Mrs.
Taylor gave a picnio at Black Hawk
Watch Tower in honor of Miss Hall.
A11 the young peopia enjoyed themselves
McCracken and son
our last writing death has visited
our community. William H. Toliver
died at 1:10 P. M. on Saturday after only
a lew weeks illness of lung trouble. He
was born in Louisville Ky.,on Jan., 21,
18SIG and came to Rock Island with his
parents iu March 1868. He leaves two
brothers and one sister to mour his de
parture Clarence, James and Hattie ot
thisplt.ee. Thefuneial was held from
the home of bis brother James on 4th.,
street Monday afternoon. The members
of the family desire to thank those who
so graciously aduiinisteied unto him dur
his illuess and to bis asiociatis who so
liberally contributed ieautiful floral
oll'erings. Aiuong the beautiful emblems
was a pillow ironi tbe pall bearer J. H.
Jackson, Will Chaves, Thos. Turk,
Walter Freeman, John Weather ^and
ltobt. Marshall and Miss Marie Arthur,:
a sickle from Mr. J. T. Mabry, a wheel
from Mrs. Dora Weathers, a pillow from
MissRamey, Mrs. Harris and Mr.
Berry besides tbe lovely boquets of
tions and lilies contributed by
The swellest event of the season
the reception given by Mrs. J. Bus
her hoaib on 2nd Avenue in Moline
Thursday afternoon and evening,
sixty elderly ladies, members of
Silver Autumn Leaf Club and friends
tended in the afternoon, and thirty of
young married and single ladies
gentlemen in the evening, every one
a royal good time as nothing was
to make it a success. Tba young
tripped the light fantastio toe till
hour of 2:00 A. M. in the spacious
and reception room. The daintiest
supper wA served, such as the
has a reputation tor evening,
praise is due Mr. Walter
Miss Charity Ritchie for the
which they served the guests,
SutMfritM for MM Bysuuafer.
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