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8 DOW CITY. Our respected citizen, E. Howorth is up and about, tlie house. Elder Griffith of the M. E. Church was at Dow Cltv on last Sunday even ing and gave an excellent sermon. It was most encouraging for all to live up to the best, resolutions and visions of higher endeavor. Eli Baber the lauhtul section forman took his first vacation in three years and spent it visitiing at DelOit and Moorhead. W. E. Cole ol l.ouisburg. Kansas, was at Dow Citv this week visiting at the home of Marion Cole. Mr. Doser, our druggist had an ex perience last Friday night which does not come of tan to a young man. He was out of town for a day and the rumor obtained that he was bringing home his bride, so the. boy« met him at the depot loaded with rice and other things to give him 3. prpper reception home. He arrived from the* train with Ihe expected young lady and the boys started in for lark, The victim said it was all a mistake, imd after awhila .•convinced thfe fellows that no wed .'ding had taken place. He was pretty ', "mad, however, and it is dangerous to "hint anything ttbnut being mariie-1 about Ms premises. Till people of our town know there is great need of a hotel, and have long been planning how to get one. There is now between $800 and $1,000 in a fund designed for building. Our two insurance agents, Messrs. Whaley and Wilder have come to the front to say that they will donate all the "commissions they may earn from writing insurance between Jan. 1st and March 1st to the new hotel fund. Now lis the time to fix up your in surance. Our colored barber, R. P. Hauiii lon has gone out of business, sel'!ng his shop to Valla Vaugh who has been in the Crandall shop heretofore. Mr. Hamilton has been a resident here for over twenty years and is thus the gone old citizen. Mr. Vaugh plans to make a numbe of changes in his new shop and hold and increase the trade. He is a good fellow and 'will have business to do. The grain market 'is keeping very good. The offerings on Monday were corn 4.r, oats 42, wheat 70-92. ilogs were $3.90, $4.00. Marion Cole and wife took New Year's dinner with their daughtei .Mi s. Rollins at Kenwood. Howorth Bros, and some other fann ers brought in a car of lumber from Council Bluffs on Monday. The i-lo worths are to build a barn on ihe farm. Our people were sorry to hear the iV k.s *. •9* •a 1 IIS «i r' h. Jti' .f death of Mrs. Joe Griffin at the home of her mother, Mrs. Smith out. on the Willow. Mrs. Griffin at one time was a resident of Dow Citv. She became allccted with consump tion and the family went to the lai west for her health. She did not re cover and in the end came back to her mother accomuanied b* child ol eight years, leaving hot hus'..'and and two children. The kn-iw v. as the final part-nig. There is sjinpavhj here for the remaining members of the familj. She was buried last Sun day. Mr. Wiight and wife have been vis iting their son Paul at Woodbine. There are wolves about this winter, and there is talk of making the next hunt one for wolves. W. E. Dow shot afi old one on the Henry Meeves place not long ago. There is much sickness about just Mr. A. Hi Rudd, the editor, gave the sermon at the Latter Day Saints church on lust Sunday evening. W, 13. Fishell, our banker, was in VOcelpt of something lie pvizes high ly, A hunter and tvupper whom he met out i'A Oblbrado at one time has now sent him, from Slater, Colorado., a large cinnamon bear's skin. It is a beauty and Will expects to have it well made for a rug. There was a horse buyer in town Monday, but he and the farmer's could not agree en prices, and so he did little business. The Methodist congregation is talk ing of having revival meetings in the near future. The public schools have began again. After the Royal Neighbors had in itiated |two candidates,Friday after^ noon, Oracle Tillie Hallowell treated those present to a fine lunch. Of course all enjoyed the social hour and Neighbor Hallowell's ice cream. Thanks, neighbor, do it some more. Next meeting will be the last Friday afternoon in January to install officers for the ensuing year. Mrs. McColl and daughter, Sylvd, was visiting in Council Bluffs and came home Thursday. Emil Doser was in Des Moines for a few days, coming home Friday even ing. Miss Neva Crandall visited an Aunt in Des Moines last week. Mr. Olson, who used to be one of Dow City's merchants visiied in tow a for several days the past week. COHEN & SON, Dow City, Iowa. P*e-Inventory Sale ISiSSS Those who have not attended our Pre-inventory Sale call and see the bargains displayed all over the store. are determined to reduce as much of the stock as possible rs iffiS SB before invoicing, and for that reason we have reduced prices that will move the goods quickly. money saving opportunity, *1 '1 v, i, _tj '-ifft-y -f !. nriurm Jinrn REMEMBER THIS SALE ENDS SATURDAY NIGHT! This sale, means a saving of 25 to 33 per cent Mary Carey, who has been quite sick, is improving. Ned Marks has moved his family to the country, south east of town. Asa Talcott, who has been clerking in the Cohen store, was taken sick and lias gone to his sister's in Omaha. Mrs. Logan, ol Chicago, is here vis iting her grandmother, Mrs. Win. Kelly. Adolph Mow/, went, to Schleswk. Monday afternoon, lor a few davs visit with bis sister. If a cough once gets into your sys tern it acts on every muscle and fiber of the body and makes you ache all over. It especially affects the intes tines and makes you constipated, so in order to get rid of a cold thoroug ly and without delay you should not take anything that will attend to con stipate. Kennedy's Laxative Cough now, Among those under the care of Syrup acts upon the bowels and there doctors fire Mrs. Frank Green, Mrs. by drives the cold out of the system gam Bruziil, Mr». G. V. Jordan, and It contains no opaites—it is pleasant Mr, Alfred Jackson, Mrs. Ballengee to take and is highly recommended is some better, she in now for a few] for children. Sold by Lamborn Drug days with jier daughter, Mrs. Fritz, Co, WEST SIDE, IOWA. Mrs. Frank Marriott was a Denison visitor Monday. Miss Charlotte Anderson 'returned to Denison, Sunday, to resume her school duties after a two weeks pleas ant visit at home. Miss Ida Davis, second intermediate teacher, spent her vacation at her home in Panora, la., returning last Saturday. Miss Blanche Grote and Miss Edith Bennett went to Denison, Saturday, for a visit with friends at that place. H. .J. Moeller is on the sick list this week. Miss Hazel Cartheart and brother, John Cathcart, left for Omaha, Tues day morning, where John will again enter the hospital as it is thought that a second operation is necessary. Presiding Elder, Rev. E. S. Johnson preached at the M. E. Church last Sunday morning and presided at the Quarterly Meeting services. There was no preaching service in the even ing owing to the illness of the pastor, Rev. E. M. Cathcart, who has been quite sick for the past two weeks. Mrs. M. C. Buton has been very ill isince iher |return from the Carroll hospital, but is reported to be slow ly improving Fred Walker received word Tuesday of the death of his grandmother, Dan Meyers. at the National Military Home, Kansas. Mr. Myers" was a res ident of West Side for a number of years before he entered the home. Prof. R. D. Barr returned home Saturday evening from a visit in should We Don't fail to attend this On your purchases dur ing this week. .wV, THE DENISON REVIEW, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 8, 1908 Marcus, la., at the parental home. Mrs. Barr and the children remained in Marcus, owing to tha illness of Rob erta, who was much improved but not quite able to be brought home. Miss Edith Dodd, one of the high school teachers returned Saturday Irom her home at Nashua, la., where she spent her vacation. Miss Lena Overholtzer returned I rom a pleasant visit, at her home in Grand River, la., Saturday. We are pleased to report that Mr. Henry Rohwer is improving nicely since his operation. He is now able to walk about the house and is gain ing strength quite fast. Miss Craft returned to her school duties Saturday, having spent lun' holiday vacation in Garner, la. Mr. Marvin J. Peters and wife, of Lincoln, Neb. are visiting at the par ental home this week. J, C, Kaschube was an Omaha vis itor Moitdny. CHARTER CAK. Mrs Bert Wright fo Galviile, S. D., returned to her home Friday at't-r spending several days with her par ents in the Oak and h«»r sister at Dow City. H. J. Cummings was seen on our streets Monday. C. C. Jacobsen and wife spent New Years Day with friends and relatives at the Oak. C. O. Wilson and -wife Returned Tuesday from a visit with friends at Woodbine, Iowa. Wm. Benningsdorf and Dan Clausen started New Years Eve on a visit to their native land in Germany. They expect to be gone about two months. T. J. Shopshire and wife were New Year's guests at the DuBois home. Mr. John Chatten of Oto returned to his home Thursday, after a very pleasant visit with his daughter, Mrs. Herman Riedesel. R. R. Weed and J. C. Jacobsen were passengers to Mapleton last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. F. H. Davis and Mrs. Theo. Wyckoff visited Mrs. John Gries at Ute last Thursday. Scott Jones went to Sioux City Friday. Mr. 11. P. Hillman of Sioux City has been visiting the at home of S. L. Jones. Dan Copps came down from the city to visit friends in the Oak. Mabi.1 Riedesel returned to her studies at Cedar Falls, Saturday. A. J. Olson received word of his father's illness. He took the train Saturday, for Soldier to see him. I .John Way was an Oak visitor Sat urday. John can't stay away. A. Ransom, a brother of Mrs. .1. 11. Meson brink, paid the MesenbriiiK family a visit last week. Orlando Cavett, a former resident of Crawford County now of Des Moines, died at iiis home Sunday. Jan. 15th. alter long illness. The funeral services will be held at the Cavett residence in Des Moines on Wednes day, Jan. Sth. ("has. Hoot of Moiningside visited his daughter, Gladys, in Charter Oak this week. Arleigh Leeper met with quite a painful accident last week while hand ling freight at the depot. A heavy feed-grinder dropped on his foot mashing the big toe. He walks on three feet now. J||l| Sev ral of the old soldier"' friends of T. Dee Bois responded to the in vittasons of his worthy spouse to sur prise him on the evening of his sixty eighth birthday whicTi conies on the first day of each year. At six o'clock the guesis sat down at the table groan ing with good things. The old fashion ed baked beans which reminded the soldiers of camp times disappeared rapidly. Those who enjoyed the hos pitality of Mr. and Mrs. Dee Bois were Mr. and Mrs. Holiins, Mr. and Mrs. Yeager, Mr. and Mrs. Drake, Mr. Cheene.v and daughter, Mrs. Irwin, all of Charter Oak, and Mr. and Mrs. Shropshire of Denison. Clias. Smith and Chas. D: turned to their duties at college on Monday. ,•? The teachers returned to resume work after spending a very pleasant vacation at tlieii homes. Several of the young people of Charter Oak watched the old year out and the new year in at the home ol .Mr. and Mrs. L. 15. Goodwin. The evening was spent in playing games. At the waning of the old year, refresh ments were served to the company. The merry bells pealed forth the birtl? of the New Year, and 1908 was well on its way before the merry company bade good night to their kind host and hostess. Last Friday night the M. W. A. of Charter Oak enstalled their new of ficial for the ensuing year as fol lows: V. ('., H. Volleisev \V. A., J. E. Gliiii E. B., Geo. E. Jones Clerk. \V. 11. Reidesel Escort, L. L. French Watchman, A. .1. Olson Sec., F. W. L. Sprock. After the insial- lation services a banquet was served to about fifty muni Rev. Sitzler of Wisconsin is vis iting the parents of C. II. Yoller.seii at Kicketts. Kev. Sitzler is Chris' uncle. VAIL ITEMS. trip Joe Bierne made a business to the county seat Saturday. Miss Grace Tarpy of West Side spent last week here, visiting her aunt Mrs. Win. Harrington and other relatives. Rev. Pugre was a passenger to Den ison Saturday. About twenty of the Juveniles held a party in the Hall Friday night, and enjoyed themselves highly. Loretta Monahan came down from Denison Friday evening and spent Sunday at home. Some eighteen or twenty from town took a bob sled ride out to Charley Dugan's Monday 'eveming and enjoyed a very pleasant evening. Ed. and Mart Dtigan went to South Omaha Monday to try to buy feeders. Art Molony of (Council Bluffs is Visiting relatives around Vail for the past week, Maurice Norton returned from his Stay in Odebolt last week.®S Pat Finuegan shipped a '""'Toad of butcher stuff to South Omaha Thurs day. Miss Nana Costello returned from Kenebec S. D. and will board at the Sisters and attend St. Anns school the balance of the term. The ball and supper given by the firemen here New Years night was a grand success, socially and finacial ly. They took in about one hundred and fourtv eight dollars. Mike McGrath moved to Vail the first of the week and will occupy one of the Smutney cottages until spring when he will build a fine house on his farm adjoining town. Vail is still in the live stock' busi ness as can be seen from the follow ing shipment to Chicago, Saturday night, last: Tracy Chapman, three loads of cattle Mr. Mason, two loads, Vail Mill Co., three Adams and Bar row, three of cattle and two of hogs Hoffman and Etzel, two of cattle Mike Devaney, two of cattle and Tom Adams one load. A. J. Barrow, Art Adams, T. Chapman, M. Devaney, IIM Covey and Mr. Mason accompaincJ the shipment. Old man llawley of Melford Town ship is reported very sick. George Friday is hauling to his farm a load of shelled corn shipped to him from Carroll, Iowa. Mrs. Will Eaton returned home io New Sharon, Saturday. George Deiter drove to Denison Sunday. Mrs. Jno. McCarthy and daughter Nell of Denison spent Sunday at the W. F. Mitchell home. Obituary.—P. 15. Hoffman proprietor of the Hoffman House at Woodbine, la., died at his home at Woodbine Thursday morning, Jan. 2nd, l!)t)S. His remains were brought to Vail and interred in the Vail cemetery, Sat urday. Jan. 4th, 1908. He had be.'ii sick for quite a long time and while the best medical aid was procured for him he finally went to his last long rest. Deceased was born at Davenport.la., in 1S40. His parents were on their way west, and stopped at Dav-nport for about six months, from there moved to lioone County, la. where they started to farm in 1S47, and con a a 1 S They then moved to Boone, City, then to Boousboro and built the first frame Hot:.! building in Boone. This building all built out of hand wood sawed from the native timbers found around Boone. This was long befor*' the Rail Road reached Boone. During all this time the deceased .helped hi.'s parents in every way he could. of course in those days there were plenty privations and hardships. In 1869 he was married to Jennie Leonard at. Boone, la. and came, west to Crawford County and settled on a farm in Mel ford Township. He and his wife con tinued to live in Med ford township, until 1888 when they moved to Liver more. la., and were in the hotel busi ness for one year. Their next move was to Woodbine, la., where they have been in the hotel business up to the present time. They were very successful in the hotel business and the traveling pub lic claim that the Hoffman Housei in Woodbine cannot be surpassed. Deceased leaves to mourn his loss a loving wife and one daughter, one brother, T. J., postmaster at Vail and three sisters, Mrs. Williamsof Vail, Mrs. Hinton of West Bend, la. and Mrs. Springer of Bellsverno, Penn. week. 1 When the remains arrived at Vail they were taken to the Methodist Church where funeral services were held. The Presiding Elder preached a wry touching sermon. The remains were followed to the cemetery by a large number of svpathizing friends. The pallbearers were M. P. Ryan, Wm. Butler, J. II. Knall. Wm. Lawton, Tom Bennett, Art King. Those who attended the funeral lrom a distance were Mrs. A. A. Leach.v of Des Moines Mr. Hinton of West Bend, la., M.\ Johnson and Mr. Evans of Woodbine* Jowa, For Rent—120 acres, also 60 acres corn fodder for sale. 41-tf. Mrs. G. Schafer. HAVES. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Smith and Mi-, and Mrs. Bud Smith were guests it the John Robinson home New Years day. John Anderson from Black Hawk county came last Monday to visit for some time at the Isaac Smith home. Mr. And'erson joins his wife and drughter who have been visiting here for about two weeks. John Strathmann shipped a carload of hogs last Thursday to Omaha. John Plotz was a business visitor in Denison, Saturday. Dr. Patterson of West Side was call out Friday to see Jessie Smith who is siick with pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. C. Thiedemann and their niece and her husband visited at the John Hagge home Friday, and at the Herman Hagge home Saturday. August Voss was a Denison caller Jast Monday. John Joens was a business visitor in Aspinwall last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson and daughter Anelia who have been visit ing at tha Isaac Smith home spent several days last week visiting at the Henry Bichael home. August Voss's sale is dated for the 7th of January. Mr. and Mrs. John 'lei at the Mrs. Nick Schumann home lasc Wednesday. Mrs. John Hagge and Mrs. Her mann Hagge spent New Years Day C. Thiedemann in West Side. Mrs. C. Voss entertained at dinner New Years day, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hansen, Mrs. Will Wisse, Walter Wiese, Mrs. -Pencker, John and Elsie/ and Mr. and Mrs. August Voss. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lohrman and children were gue.-i! L. Lohrniann home last Wednesday Mr. aud Mrs. Hermann HE Sunday at the Julius, home. Mr. and Mrs. Eli Baber City, and daughters visited at Deloit. Mr. and Mrs.lWlRs,la:ma' Mr. Tlios. Munsey v-isite at Charter Oak last week. Men's and Boys' Clothin The famous Straus-Eisendrough Lather at ....... held at hie Turner '-'"r. rfrs. Griffin. FINE OVERCOATS Handled by the Deloit Sto?'"""™* Iu price and quality we can successfully compete wi)OR store in the county. Give us a call. UNDERTAKER. 54 J. A. Halfeetg, Deloit S L. dnesday. I Hagge spent./ 1 lnedeman'1% Linn Smith is on the sick list. 3 August Bornhol't shipped a carl oath of hogs Monday. Isaac Smith went to Omaha MotJ day on business. „1 DELOIT. Mrs. Olive Griffin died of consum tion at the home of her mother, Mij W. E. Smith near Ticonic, Mono Co., Ia., Jan. 1908. The fun services were conducted from home Sunday, by Elder, C. J. .Mrs. J. N. Tinner of Ueloit. siste Mrs. Griffin attended the funeral, ceased leaves husband and children. Mr. and Mrs. S. Horr received last week that their two little daughters near Lemnion, S. the diptheria. Mr. jHorr train Monday evening for tl SOll jhleswig, county to assist them in their sickr Mrs. Ray Wimaiis aud .\lis? Cose returiifd home Monday last week from their trip souti «,• ». ,\nda*v Miss Flyn spent New Years Dr •', Deloit at the James McKim honit Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Griffin Dakota visited New Years Da spent lister, "ind re- Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Win an and December ,'il st -ended 6 mo' iV, weighing of the mails. T? mistress had got so habituj 'O 01116' ot ier. weighing each class and keet fT account I hat for a few davs t* ... ^returned like some work was being let' "five kept /and son. winter, cing over lie of her ,1-Hoffman atulations. Rev. Bruce will assist Meetings in Des Moines fo^ of weeks, he will go Tuesd' ,eturnfi, a arm near they may =e desire '•iiy citi- s. Grif of her night, and »l pd satisfactory tnon's (umltare store No.