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Nervous people not only suffer themselves but ciuse more or less misery to everyone around them. They are fretful, easily worried and therefore & worry to others. When everything annoys you when your pulse beats ex cessively. when you are startled kt the le&st unexpected sound, your nerves &re in & b&d state and should be promptly atten ded to. Nervousness isaques-s tion of nutrition. Food for the nerves is what you need to. put you right, and the best nerve food in the world is Dr. Williams' Pink PillV for Pale People. They dive strength and tone to every nerve in the body, and mike despondent. easily irritated people feel th&t life has renewed its charms. Mere is proof: Miss Cora Watrous, the pixtecn-yenr-old daughter of Mr. T. C. Watrous, of 6t Clarion St., Brndfor !, 1 .i., seized with a iR-rvmis disorder which threatened to end ber ll.e. l-.ni ::.'nt physicians Agreed the trouble was from impoverished blood, b"t 1' .i!cd to give relief. Vr. 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Proprietor, UUmiUUUIIIIUllUimilllU»IIIIIHimimiummiiiimuiiiiiii»iiiiminiiiiiimmuiifl A Good Thing to Remember! Carhart & Adams have a good and complete stock of Hardware, Stoves and Ranges We are also prepared to do all kinds of PLUMBING and sheet iron and tin work. to give us a chance to figure on any- thing in our line. Respectfully yours, & ADAMS MANCHESTER LUMBER CO., LUMBER AND COAL Successor to G. W. Fairchild. West Side of River T( nt. l/KDND EPl/ODE fN THE LIFE OF AMELIA BUTTEI CHAPTER I.—Amelia Butterworthjwho had done clever detective work, Is called upon by Mr. Gryce, a professional dotectlve, to take up au IntorostiDR case. 11.—He tells her that in a certain vintage several persons have suddenly disappeared. In tills place lives a family of the name of Knollys, the cltldren of a former friend of Miss Hutterwortb. Mr. Gryce desires Miss Butterworth to enter tills family for detective work. 111. and IV.—Miss Butterworth goes to vielt the Knollys home, finding there Misses Lu cotta and .Loreen Knollys and their brother "William. V. VI. and VII.—Miss Butterworth dines with the family aud le taken to her room. She remains awako aurlnv the night. and, hear ing strange noises, goes into the hall and calls Luoetta, who gives unsatisfactory reasons for the disturbance. VIII. and IX.—Mr. Trohm, a neighbor, visits the Knollys. Lucetta Is terri fied at seolng him and faints. X.—Miss But tenvorth receives a letter from Mr. Gryce telling her that If she Is in danger to blow upon' a whistle he sends her. XI.—An old crone called Mother Jano appears. Miss Butterworth gives her a quarter, wnereupou Mother Jano repeats a curious combination of numbers. XII and XIII.—Miss Butterworth leaves the house and hears of a young girl formerly leaving the Knollys house and oeiug married before her mother could overtake her. Since then a phan tom carriage Is said to go through Lost Man's lane nt midnight, suggesting that the carriage may carry away the persons inysterlously disap pearing. XIV and XV.—Mr.Trohm drives Miss Butterworth in his wagon. Returning to the house he witnesses a parting between Lucreta and a lover, whose requost for amanswer to his suit Lucreta is endeavoring to put off. He leaves without getting a favorable reply. XVI. —Miss Butterworth gets from Loreen the key to a chamlwr which she has heard is haunted. XVII.-In visiting it she finds her way Into William's sanctum and discovers that he Is a vlvisectlonlst. XVIII.—Miss Butterworth pass es an uucomfortable night. She Is looked In her chamber and loses her whistle which she keeps to call the police, but recovers It. XIX.—Mak ing further explorations, she finds two shutters tied together with a knot of orajpe. Indicating a death In the house, XX. and XXI.—Miss But terworth is impressed with the gentlemanlike demeanor of Mr. Trohm and goes with him to visit Mother Jane, who repeats her comblhatlon of numbers. XXII.—Miss Butterworth sees on the wall shadows of several persons carrying what appears to be a corpse to its burial. Plie follows and sees the bearers lower a coffin through a hole lu the floor. XXIII. XXIV. and XXV.—Miss Butterworth meets Mr. Gryce at the hotel. He Informs her that he has a clew pointing to Mother Jane as the culprit and that ne has examined a string of vegetables in Mother Jane's cabin, finding In one of them, corresponding to a number repeated by the crone, a valuable ring. He assisted at the burial witnessed by Miss Butterworth and tells her that the corpse was a favorite dog of 'William Knollys. He had disguised himself in Mother Jane's olotbes the others supposing him to be Mother Jane. Miss Butterworttrtells blm of her finding the knot of crape and convinces him that what was buried was human. XXVI. XXVII. and XXVIII,—Mr. Oryce-seatches the Kno!'—1 lar. Knollys house and goes to the grave In the cel lar. He Is about lo open It when Loreen stops him_ann AVOWS it Is the grave of her mother. XXIX.—The body Is exhumed, and Bliss But terworth recognized it as that of her fromer friend. XXX.—Loreen explains that her mother having committed a criminal offense, left the country, but had recently returned, aer child ren had hidden her In the house, and she had died thero. "It's the shortest way," she shouted baok, for among the hammocks of the swamp she had got the start of me again. And, unpleasant as I felt this intrusion to be, I hastened on, overtaking ber once more just as we reaohed a tiny gateway so covered with vines that there was no need for Loreen to say: "I do not believe this haB It was a man. He had started rod denly from some one of the Shadow! near the hedgerow. "SilenceI" he whispered, putting his finger on his lips. "If you are locking for Miss Knollys, he added, seeing u* both pause aghast, "she is on the lawn beyond, talking to Mr. Trohm. If you oome here, you can see her. She is in no kind of danger, but if Bhe were Mr. Gryce is in the first row of trees to the back there, and a call from me"— That made me remember my whistle. It was still round my neok, but my hand, whioh had instinctively gone to it, fell again in extraordinary emotion as I took in the situation he had hinted at and realized that it was on Mr. Trohm's grounds we stood and that it was toward Mr Trohm himself Loreen's looks of unmistakable fear and dread were turned. "Loreen," I whispered, "it is not here you look for a solution of that awful mystery?" "Miss Butterworth," she answered, "it is here you should look for it." "Here? I?" Never have I felt such emotion aud never have I so nearly suo oumbed to it. "What do you mean!" I prayed. "Tell me, tell me quiokly what you mean!" "Imean,"she gasped, "thatthatia the man who lias pursuod us with hia hatred, driving my father und my moth er into their graves. Ubadiah Trohm is the rioh man of whom we spoke to you not Deacon Spear or any one else in this unhappy lane." And breaking from me she slid away nearer the ill assorted couple, in one of whom from that moment I saw no longer the cour teous, kindly country gentleman, but a moustor of vengeful propensities, if not something worse and still more diabol ical. "Gome!" she beckoned, happily too absorbed in her own emotions to notioe mine. "Let us get nearer. If Mr. Trohm is the wioked man we fear, there is no toiling what the means are whioh he uses to get rid of his viotims. There was nothing to be found in his house, but who knows but that the danger may be around her now. It was evidently to dare, it she came, to offer herself as a martyr that we might know"— "Hush!" I whispered, controlling my own fears roused against my will by this display of terror in this usually calmest of natures. "No danger oan menace her there, not where they two stand, unless he is a common Bssatwin and carries a pistol"— "No pistol," murmured the man who had crept again near us. "Pistols make a noise. He will not use a pistol." "Good God!" I whispered. "Youare not anticipating also that it is in the heart of this man to kill Lucetta?" "Six strong mon have disappeared hereabout," said the fellow, never moving his eye from the oouple before us. "Why not one weak girl?" With a cry Loreen started forward. "Hun!" Bhe whispered. "Bun!" But as this word left her lips a alight movement took place in the bolt of trees where wo had been told Mr. Gryoe lay in hiding, and we could see him issue for a moment into sight with his finger like that of his man laid warningly on his lips. Loreen trembled and drew baok, seeing which the man beside us pointed to the hedge and whiapered softly: "There is just room between that and the fenoe for a person to pass sideways. If von and this lady want to cat BY ANNA KATHAPINE GREEN«-ar AUTHOR OF "/THE LEAVtWWORTH CAJT* DEM» aartb sooar wsr -•OJPRTUGHT. 1897. BR AIM* K. ROHUV. K. ET SYNOPSIS. been open ed for years, but it must be opened now." And, throwing her young strength against it, she burst it through with all its vines, and bidding me pass she stepped herself over the trailing branches and made without a word for the winding path we now saw olearly defined on the edge of the orohard be fore us. "Oh," ezolaimed Loreen, stopping one moment to catch her breath, "I do not know what I fear or to what nur stops will bring us. I only know that I must hunt for Lucetta till I find hen If there is danger where she is, I moat share it. Ton can rest here or oome far ther on. But what is this?" WTAIB MKT DOat? to MISS Knollys, you mignt take tuat road. But Mr. Gryce will expeot you to be very quiet The young lady ex pressly said before she oame into this plaoe that she could do nothing if for any reason Mr. Trohm should suspect that they were not alone.*' "We will be quiet," I assured him, anxious to hide my face, whioh I felt twitch at every mention of Mr. Trohm'a name behind the screen he thus offered for our use. Loreen was already behind the hedge. The evening was one of those whioh are made for peace. The sun, which had set in crimson, had left a glow on the branohes of the forest whioh had not yet faded into the gray of twilight. The lawn, around whioh we were skirt ing, had not lost the mellow brillianoy which made it sparkle, nor had the dus ter of varied huod hollyhooks, whioh tot their gorgeousness against the neat yellow of the peaoef ul doorposts, shown any dimness in their glory, which was on a par with the Betting sun. But though saw all this it no longer appeared to me desirable. Luoetta and Luoetta's fate, the mystery and the impossibility of its being explained out here in the midst of turf and blossoms, filled all my thoughts and made me forget even my own cause for shame and humiliation, if not sorrow. Loreen, who had wormed her way along till she crouched nearly opposite to them, plucked me by the gown as I approached to where she was, and, pointing to the hedge whioh pressed up BO olose it nearly touched our faces, seemed to bid me to look through. Aearohins for a snot where there was a "SIXP' small opening, 1 put my eye to tnis unci immediately drew back. "They are moving nearer the gate, '."j I signaled to Loreen, at which Bhb orept along a few paces, but with stealth so great that, listening as I was,1 I oould not hear a twig snap. I endeav ored to imitate ber, but not with as much sucoess as I could wish. The sense of horror whioh bad all at onoe settled upon me, the supernatural dread at something whioh I could not see, but whioh I felt, had seized me for the fir^t time and made that ruddy sky and the broad stretch of velvet turf with the shadows playing over it, of swaying tree tops and clustered oleanders, more thrilling and awesome to me than the dim halls of the haunted house of the Knollys in that midnight hour when I saw a body carried out for burial amid rronble and hush and mystery so great a wrald haw daunted most spirits lor nl. their lives. Tho vory gwe«fem*3 of the soene made its hi. nr. Nove* have I had such sen sihiu:. nevtr have 1 felt so the power of tho unseen, yet that anything would happen here, anything whioh would ex plain the total disappearance of several persons at different times without a traoe of their fate being left to the eye on this spot or In the' house beyond, seemed so impossible that I oould but liken my state to that of nightmare, where visions take the plaoe of realities and often overwhelm them. I had pressed too olose against the hedge as I struggled with these feel ings, and the souAd I made struok me as distinct, if not alarming, but the tree tops were rustling, too, and, while Iiu cetta might have heard, her companion gave no evidence of doing so. We oould hear what they were saying now, and realizing this we stopped moving and gave our whole attention up to listen ing. Mr. Trohm was speaking. I oould hardly believe it was his voioe, it had so changed in tone, nor oould I see in hie features, distorted as they now were by every evil passion, the onoe quiet and dignified countenance whioh had so lately imposed upon me. "Luoetta, my little Lucetta," he was saying, "so she haB come to Bee me oome to taunt mo with the loss of her lover, whom she suys I have robbed her of almost before her eyes! I rob her I How can I rob her or any one of a man with a voioe and arm of his own stron ger than mine? Am I a wizard to dissi pate his body in vapor? Yet is it here in my house or on my lawn? You area fool, Lucetta so are all these men about here fools! It is in your house"— "Hnahl" she oried, her slight figure rising till we forgot it was the feeble Lucetta we were gazing at "No more accusations directed against us. It is you who must meet them now. Mr. Trohm, your evil praotioes are discover ed. Tomorrow you will have the polioe here in earnest They did but play with you when they were here before." "You ohild!" ho gasped, striving, however, to restrain all evidenoos of shook and terror. Why, who was it oalled in the polioe and set thom work ing inLostMan'slane? Was it not I"— "Yes. that they might not suBpeot you and perhaps that they might sus peot us. But it was useless, Obadiah tfrohm. Althea Knollys' ohlldren have boon reached at last, wneu yon lain your hand upon my lover, you roused a spirit in me that nothing but your own destruction can satisfy. Where is he, Mr. Trohm? Whore is silly Ru fus and all the rest who have vanished between Deacon Spear's house and the littlo homo of the cripples on the high road? They have asked me, but if any one in Lost Man's lane can answer that question it is you, perseoutor of my mother, of ourselves, whom I here de nounce in face of these skies where God reigns and this earth where man lives to harry and condemn." And then I saw that the instinct of this girl had accomplished what more human aoumen had failed in. For the old man—indeed he seemed an old man now—cringed and the wrinkles oame out in his face till ho was demoniacally ugly. 'You viper!" be shrieked. "How dare you accuse me of crime—you whose mother would have died in jail but for my forbearance? Have you ever seen me set my foot upon a worm? Look at my fruit and flowers, look at my home, without a Bpot or blemish to mar its neatness and propriety. Can a man who loves these things stomaoh the de struction of a man, much less of a silly, yawping boy? Luoetta, you are mad!" "Mad or sane, my aoousation will have its results, Mr. Trohm. I believe too deeply in your guilt not to make others do so." "Ah," said he, "then you have not done so yet? You believe this and that, but yon have not said so." "No," she calmly returned, thongh ber face blanched to the oolorlessness of wax, "I have not aaid so yet." Oh, the cunning that orept into his face! "She has not said it. Oh, the little Lucetta, the wise, tho careful little Lu oetta!" "But I will," she oried, meeting his eye with the conrage and constancy of a martyr, "though I bring death upon myself. I will denounoe you and do it before the night has settled down upon us. I bavo a lover to,avenge, a brother to defend. Besides, the earth Bhould be rid of suoh a monster as you." "Such a monster as I? Well, my pretty one"—his voioe grown suddenly wheedling, his face a study of mingled passions—"we will see about that, nncr a step nearer. Liwtta. HE SHRIEKED. "81X1" -m- want to see if yon are really thd littlo girl I used to dandle on my knee." They wore now near the gateway. They had been moving all this time. His hand was on the enrb of the old well. His faoo, so turned that it caught the full glare of the setting snn, leaned toward the girl, exerting a fascinating influence upon her. She took the step he asked, and before wo could shriek out4 4 Beware 1" we saw him bend for ward with a sudden, quick motion and then start upright again, while her form, whioh but an instant before had stood there in nil its frail and inspired beauty, tottered as if the ground were bending under it, and in another mo ment disappeared from our appalled eight, swallowed in some dreadful cav ern that for an instant yawned in the smoothly cut lawn before us and then vanished again from sight as if it had never been. A shriek from my whistle, mingled with a simultaneous cry of agony from Loreen and the bushes in our rear. We heard Mr. Gryce rush, but we our selves found it impossible to stir, para lyzed as we were by the sight of the old man's demoniacal delight He was leaping to and fro over the turf, hold ing up his fingers in the red sunset glare.' "Six!" he shrieked. "Six I And room for swo mora Oh, it's a merry life 1 leari. Flowers and fruit and lovemak ing (Oh, how I cringed at that!), and now and then a little spice like this! But where is my pretty Lucetta? Sure ly she was here a moment ago. How could she have vanished then so quiok ly. I do not see her form amid the trees, there is no trace upon the iawn, and if they seoroh the house from top to bottom and from bottom to top they will find nothing of her—no, not so muoh as a print of her footstep or the soent of the violets she so often wears tucked into her hair." These last words, uttered in a differ ent voice from the rest, gave the one to the whole situation. We saw, even while we all bounded forward to the rescuo of the devoted maiden, that he was ono of those maniacs who have per fect control over themselves and pass for very decent sort of men except in the moment of triumph, and, noting his look of sinister delight, perceived that half his pleasure and almost his sole re ward for the horrible crimes be had perpetratod was in the mystery sur rounding his victims and the entire im munity from suspicion which up to this time ho had fancied himself to en joy. Meantime Mr. Gryce had covered the wretch with his pistol, and his man, who succeeded in reaohing the place even 6ooner thau ourselves, hampered as we were by the almost impenetrable hedge behind whioh wo had crouched, tried to lift the grass covered lid we oould faintly discern there. But this was itnponsiblo until I, with almost superhuman self possession, considering the imperative nature of tho emergenoy, found tho spring hidden the well curb whioh worked tho deadly mechan ism. A yoll lrom the writhing creature, oowering under tho dutoctivo's pistol, guided me uuconscioutily in its action, and in another moment wo saw tho fa tal lid tip and discloso what appeared be the remains,of a seoond vrsl» tang "V "V-v. 1 -U". ago arica up ana aDanaonea xur um other. The rescuo of Lucetta followed after more or less difficulty. As she had fainted in falling she had not suffered much, and soon we had the supreme delight of seeing ber eyes unclose upon tho faco of Loreen. 'Ah," she murmured in a voioe whoso eoho pioroed to every heart save that of the guilty wretch now lying handcuffed on the sward, "I thought I saw Albert, and ho was dead, and I"— But hero Mr. Gryco, with an air at once contrito and yet strangely trium phant, interposed his bonevolent face be tween hers and her weeping whispered something in her ear whioh turned her pallid cheek to a glowing scarlet. Rising up, she threw her arms around his neck and lot him lift her. As ho carried lior—where was his rheu matism now out of those baleful grounds and away from the roach of tho maniac's mingled laughs and cries ber faco was peace itsolf. But his—well, his was a study. CHAPTER XXXV. EXPLANATIONS. The causo of Lucetta's joy was soon explained. Mr. Ostruuder had not fall en a victim to Mr. Trohm's mania, but was in X. alive and well. That Mr. Gryco knew this at the time of showing her tho telegram was apparent to me aud probably suspected by her, but no words wore ever exchanged on the sub ject, possibly because she was soon made too happy by her lover's explana tion to regrot anything which had led up to this satisfying hour. He, so it seems, had found it impos sible to loave Lucetta. Upon issuing from Lost Man's lane he had met Mr. Gryoe and learned enough from him of tho doubtful position in whioh the Knolly# stood to muke his stay seem imperative even at the risk of losing the position upon whioh all the hopes of his futuro advancement depended. He had therefore staid, but quietly and to a degree in hiding, plaoe having been found for him by Mr. Gryoe in remote cottage, where his presence at tracted no attention and awoke no com ment. That Mr. Gryce had any ulteri or motive in this, regarding him as a possible witness whose testimony might bo of value, 1 will not even suggest Mr. Gryce never neglects it, bat Mr. Mr. Gryce understands his businen and Gryoe has a heart, too, and that heart has away of working even amid hia most urgont affairs in a manner to bring light out of darkness as well for the happiness of those concerned as for the elucidation of the mystery he has un dertaken to olear. Tho hour we all spent together late that night in the old house was unlike any hour whioh that place has seen for years. Mr. Ostrander, Lucetta, Loreen, William, Mr. Gryoe and myself all were there, and as an especial grace Saracen was allowed to enter, that there might not be a cloud upon a single faoe there assembled. Though it is a small matter, 1-will add that this dog per sisted in lying down by my side, not yielding even to the wiles of his master, whose amusement over this fact kept him good natured to the last adieu. There were too few candles in the house to muke it bright, but Luoetta'i unearthly beauty, the peace in Loreen' soft eyes, made us forget the somberness of our surroundings and the meagerness of the entertainment Hannah attempted to offer us. It was the promise of oom ing joy, and when, our two guests de parted,~I bade good night to the girls in that grim upper hall it was with feelings which found their best expres sion in the two letters I hastened to write as soon as I gained the refuge of my own apartment. I will admit you sufficiently into my confidence to let you read those letters. The first of them read thus: DEAK OLTVE-^TO xnako others happy ia th» bost way to forgot ourselves. A Railroad Time Table sadden wed* ding is to take place in this house. Order at once for mo from tho shops you know sne to bo in the habit of patronizing a wedding gown of dainty wJiito taffota fl did this not to re call too painfully to herself the wedding dress I helped lior buy and whioh was, as you may remember, of cream white satin], with chiffon trimmings and a wedding veil of tulle. Ad* to this a drosH suitable for ocean travel and halt dozen costumes adapted to a southern cli mate. Lot everything be suitable for a delioat* but spirited girl who has soen trouble, but who is going to bo happy now if a little attest* tion and money can make her so. Do not BMW expense, yet show no extravagance, for ane to a shy bird, easily frightenod. The met ments you will find inclosed also those of other young lndy, her sister, who must also be supplied with a white dross, the material of which, howover, hod better bo of crape. All these things must be here by Wednesday evening, my own best dress included. On Sat urday evening you may look for my return, shall bring tho latter young lady with me, your present loneliness will bo made up to yon by an agreeable guest. Faithfully yours, AMELIA BUTTBRWOBTH. The second letter was a longer and more important one. It was directed to the president of the company whioh had proposed to send Mr. Ostrander to South America. In it I related enough of the circumstances which had kept Mr. Ostrander in X. to interest him in the young couple personally, aud then told him that if he would forgive Mr. Ostrander this delay and allow him to sail with his young bride by the next steamer I myself would undertake to advance whatever sums might have baen endangered by this delay. I did not know then that Mr. Gryoe had already made this matter good with this same gentleman. The next morning we all took a walk in the lane. (I say nothing about the night. If I did not ohoose to sleep or if I had any cause not to feel quite as ele vated us the young people about me, there is surely no reason why I should dwell upon it with you or even apolo gize for a weakness that iB, I hope, bnt tho exception setting off my customary strength.) TO IRE CONTINUED Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that contain Mercury, as mercury wilt surely [destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entortnp It through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the damage tiiuy will do Is tenfold to tho good you can possibly derivo from them, Hall's Catarrh Curo. manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo. Ohio contains no mercury, ana Is taken internally, acting directly upon tne blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hair Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It 1. taken internally and is made In Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. EP'Sold by Druggists, price 750. per bottle. CATARRH A LOCAL Disease A Climatic Affection Xothlug but a local remedy or chance of cimate will cure it. (•et awoll-kuown pliar maceutlcal remedy, Ely's Cream Balm It is quickly Absorbed ILLINO'S CENTRAL. Illinois Central Time Table No. 21, taking ef fect at 12:00 o'clock noon, Sunday. July 3, 1808. fln Line Punwenger Trains. -West Bound. Arrive uo :43 a. 'JO p.m to.8l, Clipper tNo. 3, Day Express.... .... *No.l, Flyer 40 a. 10 p. a "Mo Gives Relief at once* Opens and cleanses the' Nasal Passages. Pnl lli II FAT Allays Inflammation. ItULV I flfaMI Meals and Protects tho Membrane. Hestores tho senses of Taste and Smoil. No Cocaine, No Mercury, No Injurious drug. Full Size 60c Druggists or by tn&U. rren Street, New York .....ury, ....... .. ... .. Trial Sf/n loc. at Drurclsts or by mall. ELY IHtOTnEltB, W1 WH Residence property for'Bale. A good house, Darn and large lot in Manchester for sale at a bargain. Long time given on half of purchase money if desired. Inquire of BRONBOH & U:25 p. 8:43 a. in 10:86 p.m Bast Bound. Leave tNo. 82, Clipper.... ... tNo. 4, Day Express.. *No. 2, Flyer.., ,. 19:40 a. 8:10 p. |s:2fi a. Freights Carrying Passengers West Bound. I Leave ....tNo.91, Way Freight ..11:05 p,m •tNo. 71, Through Freight [2:80 p. East Bound." I Leave ...No.mway Freight.,.|io:65a.m .tNo S2, Through Freight. |l2:60p.m CEDAR BAP1DS BRANCH. •Bet Cedar Rpds and Manchester ...tPassonger.. ..tPassenger... ....tFrelgnt.... 12:25 p. ~i00 p. BiBter's and Arrive :10 a. 12:15 p. South liound —Leavo -, 0.3039:46 a.m O 881 6:30 p.m No. a5lS:80p.m •Dally. •Dally Exoept Sunday. CHKAOO North Bound —Arrive No.804 0:10 p.m No 8228:85a.m No.3511:45 p.m H. O. PIEROB. Station Agt GRMTMstern C- oago Speolal, Dally, Going East 7:40 am Day Ex ess, dally except Sunday 3:04 pm Way Frel bt, daily ......11:86am __ Go'rg West, North and South. Way Freight, dally 9:86 pm daily except 8unflay.. .. 1:53 pm St Paul ft Kansas City Exp, daily ... 6:41am For information and tiokets apply to J. L. O'HARROW Agent Thorpe. B. C. R. & N. R'y. CEDAR RAPIDS TIME CARD. MAIN LINK OOINO NORTH. Arrive Leave 7:85 am No. Minneapolis Express.. 8:05 am 1:16 No.sWaverly Passenger... 8:80pm 11:26 NO.6Minneapolis Express..ii:45pm 6:45 am No. 61 Chicago Passenger. 11:16 No. 19 Chicago Passenger. MAIN LINE OOINO SOUTH. 8:20 No. 2Chicago Passenger.... 8:40 pm 10:16 am No 4 8t. Louis Passenger.. 8:06pm 8:10 am No. O Chlcago & St.Louls Ex. 8:80 am 18:26 am No. 62 Chicago Fast Expreas.l2:92 am No. 20 Passenger 6:05pm DECORAH DIVISION. 8:10 pin Decorah Passenger. IOWA FALLS DIVISION. 2:60 m....Spirit Lake Passenger.... 8:80a 12:26 a m..8ioux Falls Fast Express. ..12:05 am 8:16 IOWA C1TV, CLINTON AND DAVBNI'ORT. 16 Passenger 8:05 7:60 Passenger 7:15 a"m 1:6 am Passenger 8:40 11:15 m... Passenger 0:05 7:60 Clinton Passenger 7:15 am 7:60 m....Davenport Passenger.... 7:15 a "Trains numbers r. 0,01. 02, and Sioux Falls Fast Express run dally,[all other trains dally ex cept Sunday." J. MORTON. J. A. LOMAX. Gen'l Pass ft Tkt Agt. Tlc&et Agent. Cedar Rapids Iowa. PURE-BRED G0TSW0LD Flock headed -by choice IMPORTED RAMS. Fancy .Cotswold Ewes bred $25 and up. Grade Ewes bred $6 and up. If you want something good come to the Delaware County Sheep farm. W. J. STRAIN & SONS, Masonvilie, la Good Advice. When you want anything in the line of Furniture do not torget to write us or examine our stock and prices. We have no room for shoddy goods, but with forty years of experience can guarantee you nonest goods at fair prices. Remem ber this and you will profit by It. F. Werkmeiater, 3-9' Earlville. Iowa. ALEX SEF8TBOM, LACKSMIT Makes a Specialty of Horse Shoeing- Interfering and Coras Cured or no Pay. Do All Kinds of Work in Iron— Maohinery and all kinds of Farm Implement* and Machinery repaired The beet of work guaranteed. PRICES REASONABLE. A share of the Public Patronage Is solicited. Suoeeasor to Peter Merer* Compound Vapor and Sham 000 Baths, Most all dis eases are caused by poisonous sec retions, which clog the wheels of NATURE. The name and tho symptoms may be different but the cause of disease can us ually be traced to the 1 mperlectectiu of the millions of pores of the human body. A bath in accordance with scientific require ments is the best preventative and remedy known. The methods employ ied by me are the most scientific, ever dnvented Or disoovered for dispelling misease. Results tell the story. Qivp me a trial. This is the Oonant system of baths. A competent lady attendant in charge of the lodiesdepartment. Office and bath rooms on Franklin street, opposite Qlobe Hotel G. D. QAT-3 The Old Reliable Blacksmith, P. J. Roche Oan be found at his *hop on Franklin street during business hours, with a competent foroc of workmen to do all kinds of BLACK SMITHING OHBR.1 a Specialty. Corns and Interfering Cured or no pay. faotlon Guaranteed, Bes pec tfally, P.J.Roche. I jsjwgw FARMS FOR SALH Choice Farm Lands, ensy terms, very desirable property »t low prices. Large list to selrct from. When you want to buy or sell call on H, C. HAFBERIE, Manchster, Iowa. DELAWARE COUNTY Abstract Co., Rl "The Maple Leaf Route." Tune card, Thorpe, Iowa, Manchester, Iowa. ABSTBAOTST* REAL E8TATE, .LOANS AND CONVEYANCING. Office in First National Bank Building. Orders by mail will receive careful attention. We have complete copies of all rccordi of Delaware county. ENNIS BOGGS* MANAG*R. H. R. EATON, Calls yonr attention to an elegant line of am I PLUSH AND FUR ROBES. 8 which have been specially selected for tne TRADE. Prices are right and goods the very beet. Call and inspect our line be fore buying elsewhere. H. R. EATON. MAIN STRUT. J. E. DAVIS, Manchester, Ia., Main St., North oi M0NEY...!?OOAY"L6°/OHouse.Court I am making first-class farm loana at 5 and 6 per cent., with privi leges. ABSTRACT8 furnished at a rate meeting all competition. J. E, DAVIS, Abstracter, T. O. EATON, Successors to A. W. Stevens & Co (CITY HALL BLOCK.) I have on hand all kinds of FRESH HEATS Oysters in season. Fish, sausage and the7 best cured meats. 8HOP CLOSED ON SUNDAY. T. O. EATON. TBLEPHONS SSI. may be larger than ours in site, but Saturn Isn't in. it when it comes to Styles, Kinds and Qnal-, ity. We have rings to please the most fastidious. Diamonds, Opals, Rubies, Emeralds, Fearls,Kngam ment and Wedding, Society Em blem Kings, Masonic, Oda Fel lows, Knights of Pythias, etc., etc. Ladies'watches, Gent's watches, Boy's watohes, Chains, Charmi, Bracelets, etc. Large variety of gpoons, atterns in Solid Sterling -Silver Forks, etc. Souvenir Sil ver Spoons with Court Honse or Fish Hatchery engraved In bowl. Call and see them! Boynton & HcEven. Jewelers. Our Spring Suiliij! have arrived, and those desiring GOOD SUITS •TYUBH Should not fail to call and examine our stock. Our Suits Overcoats are admirable in fatyif and in fit, ip wlnsoro ness wd wlqn^ft: ship, r-% iYw* Nearly a quarter of 4 century in business lq Manchester ought to be a guarantee of our oom potency and qualifica tions to give satisfac tion. SfjjBg You are Invited to In 38 speot step* g»t our pfippj. L. A A. WOLFF.