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I r:~~ 4f •i ri~.' V. S I GERM AMI A OPERA HOUSE. B. J. Sibbert. Malinger Coming Events. 20—For Her Sake! 22—Mask Ball. &•< 28—Royal Slave. Jess McAhren was a Dunlnp visitor on Friday. Dr. Evans of Arion was a Denison visitor on Saturday. Miss Jessie Qoodrich visited with relatives in Dow City on Friday last. Surveyor McRenry went to Harrison county Monday to do some surveying. S. G. Wright returned from a busi nesa tiip to Omaha on Sunday vening. Attorney E. H. Swasey. of Dow City, was a Denison business visitor on Mon- B. Wiggins, the old veteran from Dow City, was a Denison caller Mon day. Miss Riley of Jackson township, was in Denison Saturday doing some shop ping. 6. W. Landon, was down from Deloit on Monday looking after business mat ters. The board of supervisors adjourned last Thursday to ireet to-day (Wednes day). Sheriff Meehan went to Clarinda Monday morning with au insane patient. Henry Bell went to Dow City on Fri day to look after his farm near that place. Mr. P. M. Lane spent a few days last week in Chicago, where he went on business. Dr. Carrs have moved into the Shaw residence, and are now at homs to many friends. Trinity Guild will hold a social af|of ternoon (today) Wednesday with Mrs. R. Shaw Var. Mr. Hannibal Fink shipped a car load of cattle to Chicago last week, receiving a fair price for the same. N V. Jordan, of Paradise, familiarly known as "Yankee" Jordan, was a visitor in Denison on Friday. J. H. Gable returned Friday from a trip to the Black Hills country. He re ports the weather fine in the hills. The assessors of the county held a meeting in Denison on Mondav and re ceived the new books for this year. The little babe of Mr. and Mrs. Sey mour Bond was quite ill on Monday. We trust the little one will speedilv reaver. Miss Abbie McHenry left yesterday for «Pasadena, California, where she will spend the winter with her friend,. Mrs. Nash. Jud Gary is getting the Wilson house torn down in pretty good shape, and in tends to build four dwelling houses out of the old material. Mr. Guy Nixon and bister Miss Flor ence were Denison visitors on Saturday last. While in town they favored the REVIEW office with a call Mr. Ed. Ehler, writes from Texas that Mrs, Ehler is steadily improving in health, a fact Mr. Ehler's friends in Denison will be glad to learn. J. C. Kelly came up from New Mexico Friday last to look after business mat ters. Mrs. Kelly's health is a great deal better since going to New Mexico. vrti The waek of prayer has been observ ed at the Presbyterian and Baptist churches the past week. The attend ance has Deen good, and the meetings profitable. Frank Lesher has the contract for filling the Fairmont Creamery ice house and had started on the work but the mild weather of the past week (aused an overflow of. the ice and he was compelled to wait for colder weath er. I :J53BtmZ The ladies of the Catholic church will give a card party at the school hall on Friday evening. Mr. Sold, brother of Mrs. Wm. Gil baeath, returned to his Oregon home on Friday last, having had a very pleasant visit in Denison and Minne sota. From the Nonpareil we learn that Mrs. Jacob Simmshas aga been elect ed president of the Associated Chari ties at Council Bluffs. She was elected by acclaruuiatior, E. W. Brunnier, of Dow City, was a Denison visitor on Monday. He has recently said his dray business at Dow City, and is at present undecided as to what he will venture into. V- -5 In this issue we publish another in teresting letter fro:n Clarence Ericson, who is at the naval training school in California. Clarence gets up a good letter, his friends will be glad to note his progress. Mr. Amos Weatherby has purchased the Denison Livery Co of Romans Bros., and has taken possession. Mr. Weatherby is tn experienced livery man, and will no doubt make a success of the venture. The citizens of Carroll county gave Senator Garsh a big reception last week to which there were over one thousand •peopie present. It is said that the re ception was one of the largest ever held in Carroll county Messrs. Klinker & Witt have dissolv ed partnership in the meat business, Mr. Witt retiring from the business. !ir. Klinknr will continue in the busi ness, securing the services of afirst-cla-s blocK man assist him. I Mr. Wm. Everets, of Perry, jowa, was a Denison visitor on Saturday. He was on his way to Klron to visit with a daughter. Mr. Everets was a member Co. D. 19th Vol, in the civil war, and was wounded at the battle of Gettsburg by a sharp shooter. Hal. Johnson, of Dunlap, was in Denison Monday being in attendance at the assessors meeting. He is a mem ber of Dowdall Lodge No, 91) K. P., and was elected representative to at tend the Grand Lodge meeting at Waterloo next August We are in receipt of a handsomely printed aud well edited magazine rela tice to the Golden state—California, issued by the Rock Island system. Much valuable information to the tourist, is to be found in this book, te sides a general write-up of the Rock Island system. iV A man working for Mike Kinney, out in East Boyer township, was fined $10. on Sunday last for "jumping" a quar antine. The family of Mr. Kinney has been under.quarantine for scarlet fev er, and last Sunday the hired man thought he ought to get out. Word was telephoned into town, telling of the fact, and the authorities captured him, gave him a fine ahd sent him back to the farm. The Crawford County Telephone Co., has just issued a new telephone direc tory, showing that there are now four hundred subscribers in Denison, and on the rural lines. Under the careful management of Mr. J. F. Glenn, the companv is making a big success of the venture. They have one of the best systems in this part of the state, and Mr. Glenn is constantly working to the further perfecting of the same Perry Marshall left Monday for Mat toon, 111. where he goes to accept a position with the "Big Four" system in the engineering department. Perry was highly' recommended, unsolicited, by a former employer aad gets a bet ter position than he had with the Cen tral. He is gaining an enviable record by strict attention to business, and while he is employed as chainman, he is often requested to do an engi neer's work and is thus getting the whole business down "pat". US B= if A tn erica's Prc-mi lri o.u r. 30 DAYS, The little-three days' old babe of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Baber died last Thursday, and was takt^n to Dow City for burial. Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Straeslin, of Eist Boyer, are mourning the death of their iittle three months old baby. The death occurred last Thursday. During the paet week. Mr. Matt Frey was a pleasant caller at the REVIEW office, and left a guarantee that his pa per would be a regular visitor during the next year. Samuel Beard, one of the old respect ed citizens of Dunlap, died at his home in that place last Saturday evening, Jan. 3rd. He was an old soldier, serv ing in Co. B. 60th Ohio Rev. A. A. Walburn, pastoi of the M. E church at Audul:on, appreciates the value of advertising, ind is carrying a twelve inch space iu display in the Au dubon Republican. It is said his church is we'Infilled each evening. John Goff came in from Minnesota last week for a visit with his friends, and to look after some property inter ests. He likes his Minnesota home very much, and says Mrs. Goff'9 health has been much ini proved since removing there. Only a fair house greeted "Ten Nights in a Bar Room." the play being to old too'attraCv much attention. The company playing was said to been fair ly good. Tney carried a fair band and orchestra, thus adding to the evening's entertainment. The Gulicks liav* moved into their new home near Mr. Shaw's house, and are now nicely located. They have one of the finest houses in Denison, modern throughout, having every possible con venience, and Gene says he has moved for the last time. A report has been circulated that little Dorothy Pfarr had been sick with scariet fever, It is true that she had been havin quite a severe cold, but otherwise she has been as well as she ever was, aud there has been no indica tion of scarlet feyer. Mr, James P. Chesney, of DeWitt, Neb., visited at the home of Mr. Menagh Sr. a couple of days last week. He is a son-in-law of Mr. Menagh'e. At DeWitt he carries on a general real estate-and insurance business and has lately acquired a newspaper property, the DeWitt "Jews. James Douglas, a tramp who has twice visited Denison during Decem ber, was given a thirty days sentence in police court Monday morning, and is now'busy "sawing wood" for the coun ty. The fellow rather took a liking to our city, and takes his confinement wliu greitc aessiTorgtsccr Loyal Voss is the latest victim of scarlet fever. The Gulick home at which Mr. Voss is living, uutil the new home is completed, has been quaran tined, and Mr. Voss is boarding out. Loyal is not seriously ill, out owing to the nature of the disease the authori ties are taking every precaution, We are in receipt of a letter from C. K. Schafer, dated at Cavite, P. I., Dec. 1903. stating that he expected to sail for the states about Dec. 15, on the transport "Sheridan:" provided he could secure accommodations. He says these transports are generally crowded. He has beeu ordered to the states by the government, under whose direction he has been working in the Islands. On Friday afternoon the alarm of lire was sounded and the department called to the residence of Mr. Henry Wendt, in West Denison. Tt was found that the kitchen part of the residence had caught fire from a defective chimney. The prompt action of the department probably saved the liouse from burning to the ground. The hose for the chem ical engine was found to be frozen, and was therefore ussless. Fortunately with the new hose purchased sometime sin. by the city, a water plug was reached, and the fire speedily extin guished. Denison Markets. Hogs, $4.10 to $4.15 Wheat, 53, to (i'Je Corn, 38c. Oats, to a. Esrgs Butter, SELLS MORTGAGED PROPERTY. Dave Mahoney Sells Mortnged Team to Halver Normtiu.and Disappears. Last week \Ir. Dave Mahoney, well known in |Denison and vicinity, sold a team of horses to Mr. Halver Norman, and left for parts unknown. The team was mortgaged for $225.00, at the time of the sale. Mr. Mahoney was well and favorably known in Denison and sur rounding country. He was always con sidered a man of his word, and many had placed utmost '•confidence in the man, and his last aet was a surprise to all When he began driving the express wagon he purchased the team of the Denison Livery Co and gave a mort gage on the team, wagon, harness, and his interest in 320acres of land in Jack son township. His wife signed this mortgage. Last week, he went to Mr. Norman and made a sale of the team Mr. Normau took the precaution to ask a number of leading citizens around town as to Mr. Mahoney's standing, and wa9 assured that he stood well. Mr. Norman did not think it necessarv that he go to the court honse and look the records over, but before turning the money over to Mr. M-ihoney, he asked if the team was clear. Mr. Mahoney assured him that it was. Balle-Brodersen Co., Soon after Mr. Norman was informed there was a mortgage against the team and made investigation. He went to Mrs, Mahoney and she gave him a claim against the interest in the land to satis fy the mortgage S MrB. Mahoney has no knowledge of the whereabouts of her husband, says she did not know he was going away, and has no idea where he has gone, His best friends are at sea as to the cause for such action, ai.d trust that he may yet return and give a a satisfactory ac count of himself. The I'eneiope club h.»d a very enjoy able meeting with Mrs, U. G. Johusor. The social whist club will meet with Mr. and Mrs. Patterson on Thursday evening, Jaouary":l4. DEPARTMENT STORE, DENISON, IOWA. The District Teachers meeting which was arranged ,omeet in Denison Satur day January 16 has been postponed un til Saturday January S3. An excellent programis provided. Mr. John Kinney, of New Mexic has been visiting his brother in Deni son the past week. He has not been in Denison for some time, and his old friends are pleas-ed to see him. In the annual track inspection of the Illinois Central, the Deuison section of which Cbas. Quade is foreman, was declared the best kept on the Omaha division. Mr, Quade received a free trip to the world's fair and a month's salary as a reward lor his good work. He was the winner in this contest be fore while located at Arion. The REVIKW has received during the past week a number of renewals of sub scriptions for which the publisher is' thankful. We have still about 1,400 subscribers on our list who owe us from $1.50 to «S 50, and if this was all paid we would be still more thankful. Who'll be first? Ex-Oouatv Attorney Sara V. O'tiare was over from Denison Vlonday looking up matters relative to the case of W. J. Campbell against M. Morgan, et al. Papers in thit im-c we ure informed .will by tiled for the .lanuary term of court. Kuehnle, aims and O'llare •will lhave charge of the ease for the plaintiff. —Manilla Times. REMNANTS Odds and Ends, Soiled and Mussed Merchandise Broken Lines, Odd Sizes, Everything not Strictly Eirst-Class will be sold at Extremely Low Prices During the Next Thirty Pays January will be a strictly Bargain Month in our store. In each department in all sections will be found goods to go at small prices, goods worth the having at a small outlay. Make our store your January, 1904, Shopping Headquarters I PRICES ALWAYS Til 13 I.OWJEST. 001S A UK Till] IIIUiS^ST STAXlAltl OF KXOKLKX1K. nsm W: PRICES ","5' ALBRIGHTS mam HAVE THE FLOOR IN DENISON Much Interest iu Declaniuig. Our Sales Have Doubled on These Excellent Shoes in the Past Two Years Sixteen students, the largest nu mber in the school's history, aspired for a place in the final contest, and their ef forts throughout were exceptionally strong Dr. Emory Miller Prof. McDaniela and Mrs, Plimpton acted as judges, and their decision resulted in giving the following students places in the coming contest:Oratorical class, GraceScblum berger and Alton Thew Humorous class, Gladys Tucker, Addie Luney and Leona Grantz Dramatic class, Gene vieve Lally, Mayrae Bell, Beattice Lally and Hilda Brodcrsen. These students give promise of pro ducing the finest declamatory program that Denison people have yet heard. The public program is to bo held ear ly in February, and it is expected that the young people of the High School will be well supported by the people of town. Denison has an unusual degree of interest in this matter this year, as the State Declamatory contest is to be held here early i'i Aj.ril. and the H'gh School is rst'clally anxious to win a p'ace in it by contesting successfully in the Northern Iowa contest, from which the State declamers are drawn. Call and Get a- lift $ 1 V! 50c, 65c, 75c, 85c,n 90c, 95c and $1.00, To Suit A11 of You Fancy White China Dishes, any piece at Low prices. Decorated China, 1 OO piece sets $ 18.75 Semi-Porcelain, loO pieces $14.50 $ 12.50 and $9.44. WE ARE HEADQUARTERS ON DISHES At the High School Assembly Room Friday evening before the students of the High School, and the parents of the speakers, occurred the preliminary High school declamatory contest to de termine what students would be enter ed In the final contest to be heldoin the opera house a few weeks later, which io_t urn-determi nes Denison'n tative in the Northern Iowa contesr, and if successful there, in the State contest. BOYS' DEINI SON, IOWAT The State Contest will bring to Deni son the linest declamors froln both Northern and Southern Iowa, and will atford our citi/.ens an opportunity to see what is being accomplished by leading High schools in this line throughout -OIII*.-Shot** ••wuuiv II •gn school has been in these contests, and alt wiil join hands to win new honors this year for Denisonjit Denison. ,, 1 iS 4 fJ'-a ,WUWllJ It happens al&o that Supt. Savage was honored last year by being made presi dent of the state association. 3 ''%i(! FENCE l*OSTS OX ItAILROAD TRACK. Fence l*«stb Piled on North Western Track Near Mr. Ileeruiaker's Place. Mr. F1. P. Nelson, who is living on his grandfather's place, the Beermaker farm, just west of Denison, reported to the REVIEW that last Thursday the North-Western train that goes through Denison at 9: p. m. struck a pile of posts that had been piled on the track near the lieevuiaker farm. Mb The posts pi oved to be old and rotten otherwise serrous damage might have resulted. This is the second time ".lie same thing has happened, and each time the train has gone through the posts with no ill effect. The last time one of the posts were carried for some distance by the car wheels, Undoubted- ly the authorities matter. I-9O-4 CALENDAR SSs '4 will investigate the •&§*•• The state legislature should make an f:«s§ appropriation to the city of Des Moinea «?$%'-. for the pur os«* of purchasing a force*, pump, and a hook and ladder truck, The city would then be in a position tOs®l| ask for the deaf and dumb institution-sS location. ~H-4 -n'