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kW, VfA VOLUME 44 .. piife fliiiitw 'mm '•, -•*. vv iteSIBliM i? 'f !J W MISS BAKER WINS. The Fanchon'Hat Goes to En ergetic Denison Girl CONTEST WAS VERY CLOSE Several Candidates Come Within Short Distance of the Prize—Phon v, ograph the Gift for Next Month Miss Florence Baker won the beau tiful Fanchon hat offered by the Re view for its February prize. The vote as given shows that the contest was a close one. The vote given was as counted on Saturday evening Feb. 29. and will be the basis for the next contest which will close April 15th. At this time a splendid Edison Phono graph will be given to the young lady securing the largest number of votes during the six weeks, from March 1st to Arpil 15h. Any lady whether already a con testant or not may compete for this prize as all the contestants are on an even basis in regard to this prize. Miss FLORENCE BAKER. More than thid. Miss Merrill, Miss Keane and Miss Baker having won prizes, are barred from the phono graph contest. It was not until the last day of February that the hat contest was de cided. Miss Baker and her friends had worked hard throughout the month and had accumulated some fifteen thousand votes which they cast on Saturday. Miss Baker, whose protrait we print in another column is a bright young Denison girl. In the high school she showed marked ability and as an elocutionist she has scored many successes. Miss Baker is in the con test to win the big prize if possible and she asks us to request her friends to vote for her. A id on a a Scholarship, valued at Ten Dollars in the Denison Normal College will be given the young lady securing the largest number of NEW SUBSCRIB ERS during the month of March. This scholarship is non-transferable and will not be given to any one who has won any other prize in the con test. 5000 vote will be given as a bonus this month to any young lady securing ten New Subscribers and a bonus of 15000 votes will be given to the young lady securing twenty new subscribers. These votes will be in addition to the 600 votes to which each new subscriber is entitled. The date for the close of the big contest is not fixed ai yet but it will be some time during the month of May. The date will be announced sufficiently in advance so that all may have fair opportunity to win the splendid prizes, the best ever offered by a county weekly newspaper in the world. One tnousand* and fifty dol lars is the value of the prizes to be given awarded in the grand round-up. Balow we give the list of votes as counted on Saturday Feb. 29. Contestants Feb. 29 Jan. 31 Gain Jennie Martens 35930 15660 20300 Marie Keane 108090 85894 22296 Carrie Jacobsen 90520 66090 24430 Florence Baker 81800 47530 34270 Alma Christiansen 81405 6 4535 16870 Lottie Bixler 68535 44460 24075 Lulu Girard 66145 38790 27358 Mabel Merrill 63800 45300 18500 Miss Fredericksen 32190 12050 20140 Marie Heiden 62745 42675 20076 Atha Stilson 61155 42615 18540 Lulu Moffitt 61&05 40075 20930 Mabel Pett 60125 36040 24000 Aldrich chas curator Historical dept- -r yr *n THE AMERICM LEADS Car Bearing Stars and Stripes Parades Through Denison. GREETED BY LARGE CROWDS Boylan and Thiesen Pilot Army Car on Their Long Journey Denison came in touch with the great New York to Paris Automobile race this week On Sunday morning A. F. Boylan piloted the Studebaker car manned by army officers with dis patcher to Fort Leavenworth into Denison. He tells us that the car made many bursts of speed of sixty miles and more per hour even over the wretched roads. Theodore Thiesen piloted the car to Omaha. The start was made from here at nine o'clock Sunday morning and it was an all day's fight to get to Council Bluffs. Early Tuesday morning Mr. Boylan met the Thomas car representing America in the great race, at Ogden. The start was made from Ogden about eight a. m. and at 12:28 noon, the big car rolled into Denison. The streets for blocks were lined with people and the American tourists were greeted with cheer" and waving flags. They went at once to the Merchants Hotel where dinner, numerous kodak artists and a big crowd of spectators awaited them. Roberts the king of automobile racers drove the machine out of Deni son when the journey was resumed after dinner, li was hoped to reach Council Bluffs that night but the roads were worse and worse and the ma chine was lodged at Logan for the night. The tourists are husky look ing boys and look as if they could stand an Alaskan-Siberian trip if any one could. Mr. Boylan tells us that there was a great contrast between the crew of the army car, and the American racer. The army officers were speedier than their car, while Roberts and his associates weie quite gentlemen. He said he saw no drink ing or roistering among the racing crew of the Thomas car. While at some places they speeded up, the greater part of the journey was made at about fifteen miles an hour. As the car was geared it was impossible to make over thirty-five miles an hour. The American car and equipment weighs over two tons and this fact made the jar of riding very little. They carry a full equipment for rough ing it. Rifles, two thousand pounds of amunition. sleeping bags and all the possible equipment for their long journey. Everything except provisions they always have with them. Mr. Boylan said they took the trip leisure ly. They shot birds and at one time all got out and joined in a rabbit chase. The machine when it reached Denison looked like a cross between a hay-rack and Bert Stovers' exhibit in the Fourth of July parades. A farm lantern was tied on to take the place of the broken lamp and the car was almost hidden with its load of equipment. Two hundred and forty eight different pictures were taken of the car and crew during their hour's stay in Denison, and cheering crowds followed the plucky fellows down Main street when the trip was resumed. The flight of the cars has been reported by phone from different points along the line. Mr. Boylan went to Carroll to-day Wednesday and met the Italian car. the Zust. They had bad luck all along the line to-day and as a result were obliged to put up at West Side for the night instead of making Deni son as they had planned. Mr. Boylan will pilot this car through to Omaha and Mr. Rouilliard will take the fol lowing car, the French car which should be along in a couple of days. From reports, by the time the lag gads. the Protos and Mont Bloc, reach Denison we will have forgotten that there was a race. The race seems a foolhardy one. but the ability of the autos to travel in the worst of roads has been amply proven. No dozen teams cuuld have made the progress these machines have made. We hope all our people will give the foreigners courteous and kindly treatment as they pass through our county. It is their due for they are strangers in a strange land. While we want the American car to keep on winning, we want it to win fair, or not at all. Remember your sick friends with a box of fresh cut flowers. Carnations I 60c doz. and roses $1.50. at Bartcher Bros. Messrs Merrill and Carlsen. who have wagon shops near each other op. posite the Baptist church, are about to go into partnership. -1 1 if •I DIED IN HER PRIME. Mrs. Elizabeth Champion Burke Died on Wednesday, Feb. 26. We chronicle this week the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Champion Burke, which occurred at the home of her mother, Mrs. R. Champion, on Rail road Avenue just west of the cream ery, on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The funeral was held at the Catholic church on Friday and burial made in the Catholic cemetery north-east of this city. Mrs. Burke was an ex ceptionally fine young woman. She had Buch a kind friendly way, wa» so MRS. PETER BURKE bright, educated and attractive that to know her was to iove and admire her. Before her marriage she was a teacher in the schools of this county and where ever she taught, there were warm friends, both with pupils and parents. Thus there was much concern expressed for her during her last sickness from all parts of the county. She was born at Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 23, 1879 The family moved to Dunlap when she was but two years old. Removal was made to Denison twelve years ago. She was married to Peter Burke. April 25. 1905, at Denison and her home was on the farm three miles south. child, which is now dead, was born Lace Curtains and Curtain goods. We are for this season showing a complete line of lace curtains and curtain madras and curtain swisses. Lace curtains from 39c to $5 00 a pair Curtain goods from 9c per yd up. DENISON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 1908. Ladies' Ready to Wear Gar ments—Ladies' Suits. We are now showing seventeen different styles in Ladies' Suits. All of the new features af this season will be seen in our line. All the latest shades of blues and and browns are being shown. All we ask is a look at our line and if you are con templating buying a new suit this spring it will be to your interest thoroughly in vestigate our showing before you buy. Prices from $12.50 to 29.50. Ladies' Jackets and Cravenettes We anticipate the largest sale of Jackets this season that we have ever had. We are showing about 24 different styles almost any cut in all of the new designs will be seen here. Prices from $2.75 up. Misses' Jackets and Skirts. Our showing is the largest we have ever The style of our Misses' garments is as good and the finish is the same as be seen in our ladies' garments Misses' Jackets $1.75 to $7.50. Muslin Underwear Muslin Underskirts, 49c up Muslin Umbrella Drawers, trimmed with lace and embroidery 50c up Muslin Corset Covers, dozens of new patterns 19C Muslin Gowns 49c up We are offering some good values in muslin underwear. J* her. She was in failing health for some t'me and had been away for a change of climate, but to no avail. She was at her mother's home since last October She had some tuberculosis of the lungs but died of this disease of the stomach and bowels'. She leaves her husband, a widowed mother, four brothers and two sisters. The brothers are: R. J. Champion of Kansas City, John of Vail and Ed ward and Rhody of Denison and sis ters, Mrs. J. P. Dougherty of Vail and Margaret who is at home. Miss Margaret is one of the competent and highly prized clerks at the Balle-Bro dersen store. At the funeral Father Farrelly most properly tooK occasion to~eulogize the beautiful life and character of Mrs. Burke, and his words found re sponse in the hearts of all who heard him. It ia sad indeed to witness the life of this excellent young woman go out while she was yet in her prime »f life. Her loved ones have the sympathy of all. CARD OF THANKS. Words fail us to express our appre ciation of the kindness shown us dur ing the weeks attending the death •jf our loved one and from the depth if our hearts we thank the friends. Mrs. Champinn and family. SPELLING-WRITING CONTEST. The Contest in Denison Township March 14 The Denison township committee met on Saturday at the office of Supt. Hoffman.and made the following ar rangements for the township contest in spelling and writing. Time. Saturday. March 14th, at half past one o'clock at the Denison high school building. Judges of spelling. Miss Agnes Owens. Miss Jennie Austin. Mr. C. E. Humphrey. Judges of Penmanship. Prof. Bee. man. Mr Geo. Meyers. Mrs Helen Johnston To pronounce words for contestants. Prot. Van Ness and Miss Brackney. Miss Niewohner. has returned from a course of study at the IJellevue Hospital at New York. This is one of the best in the United States and Miss Niewohner has doubtlesB gained much valuable experience We are offering some very jrood values in Ladies' Waists Our stock is fresh and new— Every style in the very latest. Be sure and see our 98c line. big had. just will 1 up •Geo'. Menagh & Co We pay Cash fo* butter and Eggs. Denison, Iowa REVIEW ANSWERS DEATH CALL Ifo. VanTuil Passes Away at Denison on Sunday Last Sundav morning at 2:30 at his home on Broadway, occurred the death of Marious Van Tuil, an old and respect ed citizens of Denison, and one of the old settlers of this county. Mr. Van Tuil was born Sept. 30, 1831, at Echteld, Holland. He came to this country in 1865, settling in Cook county, Illinois. In 1875 he came to this county where he took up some of Crawford county's land and farmed until about 12 years ago. whence he moved to Denison to enjoy the fruits of hi3 labor. In 1872 Mr. Van Tuil was married to Miss Matilda Anderson, who died the 2d day of Sept. 1890. Their uuion was blessed with seven children of whom five sur iv at Schmedeke of Otter Creek township, Mrs. Adolf Steuber of Los Angeles, Cal.. Mrs. Ernst Sibbert, Mrs. Ed. Nelson and Miss Clara Van Tuil of Denison. Mr. Van Tuil, during his declining days had the tender care of his daughter and son-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Sibbert, and aiso Mrs. Steuber. who had come from California to be at the bedside of her father. Mr. Van Tuil had for years been sufFerinjr from rheumatism •in 1 this with other ivmpiica:ion hr-iushr about, his demh. At the time of his death Mr. Van Tuil was 7g years," 5 months and 1 day old. The funeral was held at one on Tuesday afternoon in the Lutheran church, Rev. Freese officiating and burial made in the Lutheran ceme tery. He has a brother and sister yet living in the old country, MANY CHILDREN BURNED. Fire at Cleveland, Ohio, High School Results in Death of 150 Children- Word comes by telephone this af ternoon ot a frightful disaster at Cleveland. Ohio. The High School building took fire and out of 475 pupils 150 met death in the flames. At this time particulars of the disaster are not at hand, but it is the most terri ble disaster of 1908. v' Clifford Merrill has returned to Des Moines after visiting at.home Haberdashery Everything the very latest— Plaited bosom shirts in fancy and plain colors Neckties, new widths in four in-hand and bows Hose in dozens of new colors and combinations. Wash Goods and Suitings. With a large line of wash goods then we have ever shown before. We are able to show you anything you want in new wash goods. Our line consists of Batistes. Lawns, Dimities in white and fancies at 7, 10 and 12c per yd. Zephers, Amoskeogs and imported Ging hams in dozens of new patterns at 12 to 25c per yd. Swisses, Voiles, plain and fancy Tissues and numeryus other goods at 25c per yd. Mulls, Silk Tissues and imported waist ings, 35, 50, 60 and 75c per yd. Our prices on white goods and domes tics will save you money—India Linons at prices that will save you 25 per cent. 5, 7, 6, 10, 12i, 15, 20 and 25c—See our line Persian Lawns, extra quality, yd 25c Imported Lawns, a great value, sd 75c It will mean a big saving to you to see us before you make your purchases. Imported Black Wool Voile. This is one of the best values we are showing in dress goods. It is a very hard twisted French Voile and will wear until one tires of it. Also be sure and see our brown and blue voiles. Belts—New Styles. 5 '^Ladies' hand bags, the latest creations, combs, side and back combs—styles that are just out. See our line before you buy. Hose 0 Big line of ladies' fancy hose in all of the newest patterns. Prices from 15 to 50c. per pair. "V 1 --S No. 10 JUDGE CONNER AT HOME Tenth District Congressman Returns to Look after Political Interests Hon. J. P. Conner arrived in Den ison on Wednesday morning with the expection of remaining for two or three weeks, during which time he hopes to visit all the counties of the big tenth. The new primary law brings the usual contest for election in his district in June instead of No vember and Judge Conner as a candi date for re-election feels that it i® only proper that he should get in touch as thoroughly as possible witb district conditions. His only opponent at this time is Mr. Woods and present conditions indicate that the Judge has him beaten by not less than two to one. As a faithful, conscientious and hard working representatve for the people Judge Conner deserves re-nom ination and the large majority of the people of the district seem to, regard it in that light. 4 His visit will necessarily be short ened by his desire to return to Wash ington where Congress is still in ses sion. but he hopes to remain in Iowa until after the state convention. Numerous matters in the district re quirs his attention and it is probable that he will' see a large number of his constituents before returning to the east. It is his hope as well as thatj of the republicans of Denison that the convention on Friday may be well attended by republicans from alt parts of the county, as it will afford perhaps the only opportunity of the year for republicans to meet in coun cil. A FEBRUARY WEDDING. Mr. Carl Storjohann and Miss Alma. C. Olson Wed. One of the many marriages whicfa have occurred ihis spring was that of Mr. Carl Storjohann and Miss Alma C. Olson which took place at the Ger man Lutheran church on Wednesday. February 26, the pastor Rev. Frese officiating. The witnesses were Mr. John Storjohann and Miss Effie Ort berg. The ceremony was at 2 p. m. in the presence of a few close friends. At three there was a reception at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. C. F. Olson and wife in East Denison, which was well attended by the many friends of the happy pair. Numerous and valuable presents were given them. The out of town guests were, Miss Lena Storjohann of Bloomfield, Nebr.. Mrs. Mary Harm of Ute Miss Effie Ortberg of Odebolt Miss Freda Friberg of Omaha, Fritz Friberg of Arthur and Victor Nyland of Trenton, Nebr. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Olson of this city. She is a graduate of the Denison High School and also of the Denison col lege. For over four years she was the clerk and stenographer for Mr. George Richardson the attorney. Thus equipped with a good education ability to earn her own way in the. world, and of domestic habits she is prepared to make a true home for her husband. She is a bright, handsome young lady entitled to happy life. The groom may have a long and to some, unpronouncable name but be is a fine young man. His father's family have iived on a farm west of town for over twenty years, and he took his bride to a fine 200 acre farm three miles west of Denison which is his own. It will not be long before the family will be moving to town re tiring from work. We wish them prosperity and joy. THE OLD M. E. CHURCH Will be Fit'ed up For Moving Picture Show. The Methodist church building which did such good service for the members for so many vears. and was later moved opposite the High school, and used by the German Methodists, is now to be made over for the mov ing picture show. It now stands on Main street the first building south of the Johnson book store corner, next door to the Stewart Co. Imple ment huuse. Mr. Moenck has re modeled the interior and the Family Theatre which is now in the opera house will in time be run tiere. So the walls which once resounded with the songs and prayers of the Method ist friends will soon vibrate to the music of ihe loud phonograph and latest popular songs. Tne announcement card of fife. Kahler for County Attorney appeals this week. We shall comment on this most capable young man in eur neMt issue. -i&k.