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II SB'*- PAGE TEN WEST SIDE ITEMS. (Taken from The Journal.) Edward Jacobsen left Monday for Foehr, Germany, to visit a few months with his aged grandmother and other relatives and friends. Mr. Jacob sen landed in West Side a little more than five years ago and has been very iiidustrious and saving during that time and can well afford to make the tirip. He intends ..to return here about tlie first of March. 'Emil Kruetzfeldt and wife returned Last Tuesday to their farm near Haines N. D. This season was not very pros perous for farmers in that section, as lack of rain ruined all chances for crops. Mr. and Mrs. Kruetzfeldt have to£en making their home with Mr. and Sirs. Wm. Wiese, parents of Mrs. Kruetzfeldt. The Germania opera house has un dergone extensive improvements, the drop curtains and scenery curtains and wings having all been decorated by Mr. Manrose, of Lincoln, Neb. It was a jtfttch needed improvement. John E. Smith and family are visit ing relatives at Evansville, Wis. Mrs. W. N. Walters and children vis ited in Cedar Rapids with relatives several days last week. Tom Dixon had the misfortune of losing a valuable young horse last week. Mr. James McLearn and family re turned to their home at Rifle, Colo., last week after a pleasant visit at the F. J. Gary home. The anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Kock's birthday was last Satur day, but the celebration took place on Sunday. AH the neighbors and friends s#ent a fine day at the Kock home. •Mrs. Gary, of Wheaton, 111., visited a few days last week at the F. J. Gary home. BROGAN NEWS. xMr. Charles Richardson took a load of corn up to his father at Odebolt S&turday\ ''Geo. Maynard hauled hogs to Her ring Saturday, receiving $5.90 per hun dred for them. The old folks' masquerade in Her ring Saturday night drew a large crowd of neighbors aud everybody brought their good time with them. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Jans took first prize as George Washington and lady, prize US w^luus^u 4 took third prize. visited -Sunday at the Andrew Dozark home day. in Vail. Writing Desk Combinations in CHotoe-Werttlclce Bookcases will toake a most acceptable gift. See our display of still other styles. We show a lavish assortment of Turkish Rockers in leather and In imitation leather some with Herrington Springs and some without. Prices $12.75, up Music Cabinets in a. wide vari ety of styles and finishes—sol idly and substantially made throughout Prices $5.98, up library Tables'—beautifully made of solid, well-seasoned material highly polished and finished in oak or mahogany. Prices $11.45, up Jim Richardson and mother motored down from Odebolt Saturday and with Mrs. Chas. Richardson and son, Clif ford, went down to Mrs. Clausen's near West\ Side and spent the day. Miss Lottie Williams, from Denison, and her friend, Miss Sadie Hopper, of Atlantic, spent the first of the week at the Tom Brogan home. Chas. Richardson shelled corn on Tuesday, hauling the same to Frank Brogan's and receiving 60c a bushel. A number of Miss Anna LiMaalf's friends gathered at the S. J. Jans home to remind her that it was her seventeenth birthday, and after a bountiful supply of good things to eat and a jolly good time, all departed, wishing her many happy years. uu luuo. lunu. V—_ .i ii. Mr. A1 Barker, of Council Bluffs, visited at the P. M. Brogan home Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kluver were Denison shoppers Monday. Mr. Hank Schwanz, Sr., spent Satur day and Sunday in Omaha and Deni son. Mr. Hank Schwanz, Jr. and wife are taking care of Mr. Art Eaton's place while he aud his wife are visiting in Illinois. Mr. William Simon and wife are vis iting her sister, Mrs. Frahm, in Ne br&sk&i Mr. Prank' Brogan motored to Ells with some friends Sunday evening. Mr. Chas. Peterson aud mother vis ited Sunday with her son, Ben, and family north of Boyer. Mr. John Tjaden has a fiew Flan ders auto. He thinks it is easy to buy when he gets $1,836 for this year's crop of popcorn from 35 acres, lie and his wife doing the husking. Sunday forenoon when the section men of Ells were going in on the sid ing at Brogan, one of them attempted to stop the handcar by putting his foot on the wheel. It threw him un der the car in such a way that his hand was badly mangled. Dr. Glynn, of Vail, was called to attend him. The fast mail was stopped at Ells and he was taken to the Denison hospital. Gus Workmister is the owner of a new five-passenger Pord auto. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Richardson were Denison passengers Wednesday. The management of the opera house has arranged for a special Thanksgiv ing program, featuring the Vitograph Monthly. This will make 3 specials for this week: Pathes weekly, Mon day The Black Arrow, Wednesday, and Vitograph Monthly, Thanksgiving. The opera house patrons are certainly uu .»u,, getting their money's worth Not only Mr. and Mrs. John Burnard, of Ode- are they getting magnificent, clear and belt, took second prize, as a cowboy educational pictures superior to a Via.... a nt.i t* oou, iiJUlt secuuu prize, no a wwuuj wife and Mr. and Mrs. A. Richard son nf A Uaxrt* eoatl +VlP ntlAfl. •Mr. Chas. Richardson and family highest priced specials and all for the 1 Thos. Brogau aud family spent Sun- Auld Lang Syne, is said to be Mrs. Frank Dozark and baby are on made the sick list this week Ml 1 The pleasure of creating happi 4* .Dllt 111 AQ* we have seen in the cities-, .but in ad dition to this are getting some of the A A /anto Tho onmincr small sum of 10 cents. The coming special on Wednesday, December 6th, M|/vvw on® the most magnificent pictures ever 48-2t ness is the nearest approach to exaltation that we can ever hope to reach on this earth. Enjoy this exhilaration to the utmost by making your friends and relatives happy with any of the handsome, useful and dependable gifts suggested below Any of which would make a useful present. Distinctive Library Furniture, Couches, Writing Desks, Sewing Chairs, Turkish Rockers, Cellarets, Tea Service Tables, Mirrors, Telephone Stands, Serving Trays, Music Cabinets, Piano Benches, Card Tables, Shaving Stands, and hundreds of other suggestions await you here. THE MOST SENSIBLE GIFT Of ALL IS 4 Clobcs^lertiicbc Bookcase Christmas time is book time. Books form a very large portion of the Christ mas gift harvest. The harvest comes year after year, the books growing in number and often suffer from lack of proper care. Every consideration of courtesy to the giver, of appreciation of the gift and the books as well, call for a place of safe, secure deposit. Every home needs a Globe-Wernicke Bookcase. Styles to suit the purse and taste of every pur chaser. (Sheraton style in solid mahogauy, in laid, especially ordered for holiday trade.) Make it your thoughtful mission to supply your friend, young or old, with a case for the care of books, aud in the resultant appreciative gratitude you will receive ample reward. Sold in units aud fia ished in many styles and finishes at factory prices. Don't forget to call for Guess ing Coupon, and register your guess on number of pieces in The Famous Hoosier Cabinet John Fastje, FURNITURE AND PIANOS BUCK GROVE ITEMS. •i' 4* «j« «j» Mrs. Otto Watje was a Manilla vis itor between trains Monday. Mr. John Cole will soon take up his residence in the country, as he is go ing to live out on Wm. Smetzer's farm and work for him. Bernard Finuigan returned Monday from a few days' visit in Omaha. Mrs. John Cole was a Manilla vis itor Monday. Miss Emma Rose, of Sioux City, visited for a week with her sister, Delia Rose. Miss Ida Sowles attended a party in Manilla Monday evening. Mr. Wm. Rose, from Nebraska, is visiting his uncle, Fritz Olsen, at pres ent. Mr. Neubaum was on the sick list Monday, but is again all right. Frauces O'Meara's sale last week went well in spite of .ne biccer cold day. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Asmussen and little daughter took dinner with Mr. John Mullen and family Sunday. Miss Grace Mullen is spending her Thanksgiving vacation at home from her school duties at Denison. Mrs. Byron McMullen yent to Ute Wednesday, where she met her sister, Louise, from Ricketts. and together they spent Thanksgiving with their brother, Tom Sewing, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson en tertained Mr. Louie Asmussen and family and Mr. John Mullen and fam ily at dinner Thanksgiving day. All report a fine time. Miss Maud Noonan is visiting rela tives at Pendar, Neb. Burton Bolten, Clarence Bell, with the Misses Edna Bretthauer and Lillie Burmeister from Denison, drove down to Buck Grove Friday night and visited Miss Graceline Mullen. Mr. Louie Arndt has bought out the restaurant formerly owned by Mrs. Vogt and will hereafter have charge of the same. Here is good luck and prosperity to the new firm. Mrs. Vogt and family moved to Charter Oak Monday. Their plans are not amtured as to what they will do. Mr. Bobar, who teaches the Kep ford school, spent Thanksgiving at Manning, returning here Friday. Miss Mary Nelson has gone to Den ison, where she will take course in dressmaking. Mrs. H. Boetcher has been on-, the sick list for a few days, but is well again. Mrs. Tom Noonan went Friday to Dunlap for a few days' visit. There will be a dance here Friday night, December 15th. Don't forget the date. Father LeBlonde, from Sioux City, has charge of the parish while Father Frank Hain has located at Arcadia with his moving pictures and will give his entertainments there for the pres ent. sf I THE DENISON REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6, 1911 Rlegant, upholstered Parlor Rockers in a very wide range of styles, finishes and coverings. Price $3.75 up Oak or Mahogany Rockers, made throughout of solid well seasoned stock, hand somely polished finish, Prices $5.50, up The new Sheraton ntyie in Qlobe-Wernicke Bookcases may now be had in all standard sizes at factory prices. See it. Only 18 Days Till Xmas 11 Only 18 Days Till Xmas 4. «j« BOYER ITEMS. «s* Mr. Wm. Fleming and family visited at the Carlson home near Herring Sun day. Miss Ethel Beckley came home from near Odebolt Thursday, where she has been visiting the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Swan Nelson enter tained at a Thanksgiving dinner, Mr. and Mrs. L-:.~ Peterson and children, Mr. Leva'., Tlr. and Mrs. Chas. Ander son and family, Mrs. J. B. Johnson and son. Kermet, and Mrs. Ed Hendrick sen. Mr. Fred Ericksen returned from Chicago last Thursday. Mr. Nels Taylor and son, Algot, were passengers to Denison Friday. Miss Albertina Grover, who teaches in district No. 1, spent Sunday with her uncle, Ed Downey, of Jackson. The Misses Margaret Fleming and Tina Nelson came Wednesday after noon to spend Thanksgiving \yith their parents. They returned to Denison 011 Monday to continue their studies at the Denison Normal college. A large number of Boyer people drove to Odebolt Thursday evening to attend the bazaar at the Swedish Mis sion church. Messrs. Seth and David Anderson were passengers to Denison Saturday afternoon". Mr. and Mrs. August Meyers left for California Friday to spend the win ter. Mr. John Sykes and family drove to Vail Thursdav to the bedside of his aunt, Mrs. Wm. Dobler. She died the same day. Messrs. Lem Watts and Chas. Dob bert went to Omaha Wednesday even ing to get Mr. Watts' auto. They re turned Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Neville Beckley and family spent Thanksgiving at the home of Chas. McBride, near Odebolt. Mr. James Fleming began school in district No. 8 Monday. Ben etersen transacted business in Kiron Monday. Nine car loads of stock were ship ped out of Boyer Saturday night. Ben and Charlie Petersen, Joe Dozark, Clark Winans and Mr. Stubby ac companied the shipment. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Johnson enter tained Mr. and Mrs. Gust Sanders, of Kiron. at Thanksgiving dinner. Rev. Eddy and wife, of Deloit, visit ed at the homes of Fred Smith and Geo. Newcom Tuesday. Winifred Wright began school in district No. 7 Monday. Jessie Fleming, who teaches near Sehleswig. came home to visit over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Mott McHenrv, from Dow City, and Miss Alice Romans, of Lincoln, Neb., spent Thanksgiving at the home of Frank Woolston. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Johnson motored to Kiron to attend church at the Bap tist church. Mr. and Mrs. George Newcom spent Thanksgiving with relatives at Deloit. Mr. John Sykes and daughter, Ce cilia. and Mr. Floyd Cornish went to Vail Sunday to attend the funeral of Mr. Sykes' aunt, Mrs. Wm. Dobler. Are Always Appreciated The stupendous showing of Christ mas gift jewelry at this store will command the attention of every thoughtful gift-seek er. Here are a few suggestions of gifts that will please. Diamond Watches Rings, Stick Pins Solid Gold and Gold Brooches, Cuff Filled Set With Buttons. Diamonds. Boy's Watches $1.00. Silverware, Cut Glass, Umbrellas, Toiletware, Souvenir Spoons---Bonita-Ora-Loza Gold China. Signet Rings, Sterling Silver Novelties. In Clocks we have China clocks, musical clocks, cucko clocks, gilt clocks, Karnak clocks, mantle clocks, alarm clocks, and "Big Ben." Complete line of musical instruments. Kodaks from $ 1.00 Upwards. Victor phonographs from $ I 5.00 upwards. Purchases made now will be engraved, packed and delivered when and to whom you order. A Pleasure to show goods. J. V. BARBORKA, JEWELER AND OPTOMETRIST. DENISON, IOWA Sign of the Big Clock. Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Graham went to Odebolt Thursday to spend Thanksgiv ing with relatives. They returned Fri day morning. Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson, of Hinton, came last Friday to visit relatives around Boyer. NISHNABOTNY ITEMS. Earl Hickey spent the week with his uncle, James Hickey, near Vail. John McGinn and wife went to Portsmouth Wednesday to attend the funeral of a relative. Wm. Mullenger, wife and daughter, Mildred, '.vent to Audubon Friday for several days' visit with the former's brother and family. Henry Meyer and wife spent Sun day afternoon at the H. W. Meyer home in East Boyer. John McGinn and wife spent Thanks giving with the Wm. Mullenger family. John Hollander and wife entertain ed a number of friends and relatives last Tuesday evening. Several from this way attended the Clarence O'Meara dale uear Buck Grove Tuesday. James and Christy McGinn went to Dunlap Sunday morning to spend the day at the parental home. Rudolph Mieckley was a visitor at .the Mullenger home Sunday. I John Cornstalk, wife and daughter, .Mabel, Mrs. Francis McSorley and family spent Thanksgiving day at the Frank Cornstalk home. Among those from this vicinity who attended the Heiden-Nehles wedding iThursday were- W. D. Muntit and fam ily, Herman Loohmilier, Henry Meyer, Willie Nehles, Dave Cornstalk and sis ters, Mae and Dolly. It is expected that a new chapel or gan will be installed at district No. 13 some time this week, through the efforts of the committee appointed by I the director some time ago. John Cornstalk and wife were call ers at the Mullenger home Wednesday Miss Minnie Loewe has gone to Ma tt...a to assist Mrs. Clint Dyson with her household duties until after Christmas. John Hollander and wife visited on Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Carl Miller. Chris Kelly spent a few days last week at the Jacob Gessman home. James McMahon and family. Miss Martha Bosher aud Charley Gessman took Thanksgiving dinner at the Jacob Gessman home. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Miller was baptized at Ma nilla Sunday. Miss Irene Hickey and cousin, Miss Stella Hickey, were qver-Sunday vis itors at cue former's home. Ed Dougherty went to Sioux City Monday morning to spend the week with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. om Monahan, of Duti'lap. aud the latter's sister. Miss Lilly Laughran. made an over-Sun day visit at Vai! with their sister, Mrs. Dan Scan I on. A large crowd attended the box social given at the Thomas Hickey home last Friday evening. Card play ..SMw, ing and dancing were tho amusements of the evening. All went home at a late hour, having spent an enjoyable evening. Advertisement for Bids for Construction of Street Improvement. Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the city clerk of Denison, Iowa, until 2 o'clock p. m., on t!ie il2th day of December, 1911, for furnishing labor and materials for street improve ment on the following streets and parts of streets, to-wit: That part of Benefit street from the center of the intersection of Benefit and Wall street to a line produced intersect ing the center of the alley running east and west through block sixty-seven (67), thence due west to the bank of the Boyer river, all in Denison, Iowa, by sewering the same with a ten (10) inch vitrified sewer pipe. Said, sewer shall be constructed of ten (10) inch vitrified salt glazed sewer tile, and manholes and flush tanks shall be done in accordance with plans and specifications of the city engineer, now on file with the city clerk, which plans and specifications are by reference made a part of this advertisement. The following is an approximate esti mate of the work to be done: 1520 feet of ten-inch vitrified sewer tile 3 manholes. All bids must be accompanie'd in a separate envelope by a certified check payable to the city treasurer in the sum of one hundred and fifty ($150) dollars, as security that the bidder will enter into the contract for the construction of the contemplated street improvement ami will give bond as required. When the said street improvement as contracted for has been completed and accepted by the city council the cost and expense of such street improvement, ex cept such part thereof as shall be pay able from the city sewer fund, shall be assessed against the property abutting thereon and adjacent thereto to a dis tance of one hundred and fifty (150) feet, as by law provided, and the city shall issue bonds for such part of said assessment as shall not be paid in cash, and as soon as such bonds shall be ne gotiated the contractor shall receive pay ment on the contract to the amount in which the abutting and adjacent prop erty to a distance of one hundred and fifty (150) feet was assessed thereon, but no money shall be due under the contract on that portion payable from the assessment against abutting proper ty and adjacent property to a distance •f one hundred and fifty (150) feet until the said bonds are issued and negotiat ed as by law provided, or the city has had a reasonable time so to do. The cost and expense of said street Improvement at spaces opposite property owned by the city of Denison or the United States, and any deficiency where the special assessment, which may be levied against any lot or tract of land shall be insufficient to pay the cost of the improvement shall be paid from the city sewer fund as by law provided. Said street improvement shall be commenced on or before the 15th day of March, 1912, ami shall be completed on or before the 1st day of May, l!'12, and shall be kept in repair at the expense of the contractor for one year from the date of its acceptance by the city coun cil. sufficient bond, to be approved by the sufficent bond, to be approved by the city council, obligating the contractor and his bondsmen to a faithful perform ance of the contract and to keep the said street improvement in good repair for a period of one year after the ac ceptance of the same by the city council. Bids will be publicly opened at the city hall at 2 o'clock p. m. on the 12th day of December, 1911, and the city council will act thereon at a council meeting to be held at 8 o'clock p. m. on the same day, and will let the con tract in the name of the city to the lowest bidder, but a!! bids may be re jected. Kids should be on printed blanks, which may be had from the city clerk on request. Dated this 21st day of November, 1911. E. F. TUCKER, 48-2t City Clerk of Denison, Iowa.