WEDNESDAY. JULY i, 18USI.
,S: TELEPHONE NO. 154,
$ —Tom Simmons was in Chicago last
a —Mr. and Mrs. Joe lloan were lndc
ifependence visitors last Thursday.
—A. D. lirown advertises closing
sale of porch curtains at greatly re
—J. (). Harrison went to Inde
,impendence last Friday morning for a
Bhort visit with relatives.
—Mrs. Cora l'elly and Miss Ola Wil
son visited in Cedar liapids last week
•=,with their sister, Mrs. Mead
a: —Mrs. Mamie Stoddard, of St. Paul,
Minnesota, is visiting in this city with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Marvin.
—A new cement walk was completed
last week on the north and east Bides of
the lots occupied by the UmverBalist
—Mrs. Ji. H. Agard and son, Chbrles
Agard, of Dubuque, visited in this city
over Sunday guests at the home of rs.
K. I». Hoyt.
—T.J. Jacobs and family departed
last Thursday for Lancaster,Wisconsin,
for a visit with relatives. They made
the trip overland.
—W.S.Jones advertising space will
interest those who contemplate pur
chasing either furniture or carpets in
the near future.
—Mrs. («. 11. Keyes departed Satur
day for Minneapolis ior a visit with her
son Harvoy, who has a position as book
keeper in that city.
—Mrs. James Dunham, of Heaver
City, ^ebraska visited in this city last
week with her brother-m-laws, (). A.
and Abner Dunham.
—Mies Anna Kaiser, of Winona,
Minnesota, arrived here last week for a
visit in this city at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. K. Mann.
—(iraBslield Bros, must make room
for their new stock of fall goods, and
to enable them to do so, they advertise
a closing Bale of footware.
-.-Miss Gertrude Dubois relumed
home last week from Campbell, Min
nesota, where Bhe has been engaged as
teacher in the public schools the past
—Seth Peck and daughter, Mrs. Kflle
Feather, of Independence, visited
friends and relatives here last week.
They were guests at the home ot W. H.
—Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ilines enjoyed
a visit last week from their two sons,
Fred and George. The former resides
in Los Angeles California and the lat
ter in Chicago.
—Miss TresBu Gately arrived home
last week from Chicago where she en
joys a position as teacher in the public
schools. She accompanied by her
niece, Miss Ona Saunders.
—Mr. W. S. Jones left last week for a
visit with relatives in Elkhorn, Wiscon
sin. She was accompanied by Mrs.
Nott, of Marinette, Michigan who has
been visiting at the JoneB home for
—Mre. Andrew Hart, who was visit
ing in this city with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. D. 11. Allen, returned to her
home in Freeport, Illinois, last Wednes
day. Her return was necessitated on ac
count ot the illness of her husband.
—Their birthdays coming on the same
day, W. S, Jones, S. W. Trenchard, A.
C. Carter, together with a few friends,
celebrated the event in an appropriate
manner last Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Trenchard.
—J.J. Hoag 1B expected home in
about two weeks from Tampico,
Mexico, having disposed of his electric
light business there. On crossing the
border between Mexico and the United
States be will be obliged to remain ten
days in quarantine.
—A party consisting of the following
pitched their tents last week and are en
joying an outing on the bankB of the
Maquoketa, about two miles above the
Quaker Mill: Mr. and Mrs. Joeseph
Hoag, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hutchinson,
Mrs. Ileydon, Heed Heydon and Alfred
... —Miss Sue I'axson, after a short visit
with relatives here, departed the first
of the week for Chicago, where she will
take a course of study in the Summer
School in connection with the Chicago
"University. She will be gone Bix
weeks, at the end of which time Bhe
expects to graduate from that institu
--Miss Harriet Amsden and Miss
st-Margaret Thompson entertained about
thirty-five of their lady friends at the
Amsden home last Wednesday evening.
'.The rooms were prettily decorated for
i, the occasion with roses and carnations.
Delicious refreshments were served,
..after frhich the guests liBtened to a pro
gram consisting .of music and reclta
—Mrs. E. O. Clemans very pleasantly
entertained a party of old ladies at her
home Tuesday afternoon of laBt week
A supper was Berved and those who en
joyed her hospitality were: Mesdames
W. G. Kenyon, C. II. Carpenter, Fran.
ciB Loeb, W. Acres,Charlotte Preussner
e.-David Waugh, Mary McGill, Wm.
Marchant, M. II. Doollttle and E. G.
—The marriage of J. HOBS Cameron,
formerly of this city, and Miss Mabel
M. Davis was solemnized last Wednes
day at the home of the bride's parents
at Bennettville, Iowa. They will make
their home in Winthrop where Mr.
Cameron is employed as a pharmacist.
The groom has hosts of warm friends
here who extend their congratulations
and best wishes.
—The Manchester Gun Club held its
annual tournament on the Fair groundB
last Thursday forenoon and afternoon.
The day was an ideal one and a large
number of spectators turned out to see
the shooting. A number of clubs from
neighboring towns were represented
but the Manchester gunners got a
shade the beBt of the day's sport, all
around. Among the out of town par
ticipants were MessrB. Ford, Warner,
Ward, and Brookman, of Central City
Sherwood and Donovan, of lndepend-
ence, Cruise and Staehle, of Earlville
Dolphin, llyan and Miller, of Ryan
Hamlin, of Hazel Green Stlrton, of
Moatloello and Loop, of Hopkiatob,
-Dr. Loring H. Loomis has returned
lrom his eastern trip
—A. H. Loomis, of Ft. Dudge was in
the city purl of lust week.
—Mr. and Mrs. s. L. Cary went to
Omaha last Monday evening
—Frank Tierney spent the Fourth at
his former home Burlington
—Welcome Abbott is suflermg from
an attack of muscular rheumatism.
lioy Cooler has returned home from
hiB trip to Colorado and. other westorn
—Miss Sadie Cameron spent Sunday
in Winthrop with her brother J. Iloss
—Miss Maggie Sherlock closed a very
successful term of school at I'lum Creek
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Seeley visi
ted friends and relative here the first
of the week.
Miss Grace Wolfe returned home
last week lrom a visit with triends at
-Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Heels have re
turned from their three weeks outing
at spirit Lake.
—F. X. Beacom is making improve
ments on his residence property on
—Rev. II. W. Tuttle and family
leaves next week ior Clear Lake for a
two weeks outing.
red Denton, of Pierre, South Da
kota, was shaking handB with old
triends here the latter part of last week.
Dolph lluene spent Sunday with
his parents in this city. He is attend
ing the Cedar Rapids
-Mr. and Mrs. A. li. Topping, of
Delevan, Wisconsin are visiting in the
city, guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Tir
—Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bremner ot
West Branch are visiting in the city,
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs H.
-F. D. Merridth, of Everly Iowa, is
visiting relatives in this vicinity. He
is a guest at the home of his mother-in
law, Mrs. 1. Cooley.
J. E. Davis and daughter, Eula,
went to Chicago the first of the week.
Mr. Davis is looking up some new
fixtures for his abBtract oflice.
—The hardware firms of J. J. Hawley
and Carhart & Amsden exchanged places
of business last Monday and are now
comfortably located in their respective
—A small audience greeted the con
cert in the Central opera house last
Monday evening given by the 49th
Iowa. The soldiers made a very credit
—Earl Toogood IB at Madison, Wis
consin, looking up a course of Btudy in
the State University of Wisconsin at
which institution he expects to be a
student next year.
—A new custom WBB inaugurated last
Sunday in the Congregational church
which is a very acceptable change. The
Sunday evening service will hereafter
begin at 5 o'clock.
—MISB Mcllvena visited with rela
tives in this city last week. She WBB on
her way to her home in south Dakota
from.Oberlin, Ohio, where Bhe attended
college during the part year.
—II. C. Haeberlee spent the first of
the week with his wife in Dubuque,
Mrs. Haeberlee has been receiving
medical treatment there for some time
past and is improving rapidly.
—Mr. and MrB. Ilenrr Stiles, who
now reside near Waverly, arrived here
last Monday morning for a vlBit with
friendB and neighbors in thiB vicinity.
They formerly resided near Masonville.
—Miss Mable Edmunds departed
Monday morning for an extended
western trip. She will visit Denver,
Salt Lake City and dillerent points
California, and will be gone about six
M. L. Keisey who has been visiting
in this city with his brother Dr. Keisey
for Beveral weeks departed last Monday
morning. He will spend some time
with relatives in MaBon City after
which he will return to his home in
—John Burk sr., of Waterloo, was
killed laBt Sunday evening by jumping
from a train as it was pulling into that
city. He waB returning borne from
Manchester where he had been during
the day, in attendance at the funeral of
Dr. J. T. Abbott.
—The Fourth was quietly observed
In Manchester. A number celebrated
in the neighboring townB, a large party
attending the races at Waterloo, while
a still greater nqmber chose to spend
the day on the shady bank of the river
in company with a fish pole.
—Rev. W. F. Pitner completed
course of home study last week in con
nection with the Chicago Seminar of
Sciences. The period of study com
prises a term of something over a year
and Mr. Pitner expects to be awarded a
degree of Ph. B. Bometime this week.
The reception to hare been given
last Wednesday evening by the Sun
shine club in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A.
C. Philipp was indefinitely posponed
on account of the death of James
Russell, the father of Miss Alice Hus
sell, who is a member of that organlv.a
—The ball game between the carri
age makers and printers at the ball
park last Friday afternoon resulted in a
score of 15 to 11 in favor of the carriage
makers at the end of the seventh inn
Ing, when the game ended. The result
however did not convince the printers
that their opponents were their super
iors and another game may be
played sometime in the near future to
settle the matter.
—Df. Thomas, formerly a well known
physician of Greeley, Delaware county,
has become insane. Ills wife and his
parents brought him to Dubuque
Thursday with the intention of having
him placed In a hospital for treatment
by a local
.physician, but, after consul
tation, it waB decided to take him to
Chicago. No cause has been assigned
for his malady. lie is very violent at
times, and haB to be restrained.
Dr. Thomas is quite well known to
the medical fraternity of Dubuque. He
is about forty yearB of age and en
j'oys a large and lucrative practice.
His friends In Dubuque wish that his
recovery may be speedy.—Duhqque
^5 0 -""vV is',.
—Mrs. C. II. Carpenter departed last meter service, J, cent per hour for com
week for a visit with friendB in Clinton, merciai lights 1 cent per hour for
Frank Johnson who is employed as
bookkeeper in Chicago spent the Fourth
with his parents In this city.
—Max IlouBer returned laBt Friday
morning from Council BIulTs where he
has been a student of the Iowa school
for Deaf and Dumb.
—Charles W. Keonfelar and Miss
Anna M. Uibbs both of Almoral, were
married in this city last Monday,
Justice Pearse olliciating.
Rev. S. S. llilsher IB expected here
this week for a visit with friends at his
former home. He occupied the Presby
terian pulpit at Waterloo on Sunday
The paper read by Miss Pierce befoie
the Sunday School convention at Ryan
last week appears in full in another
column. It will be of interest to Bible
—Mr. and Mrs C. t). Torrey left
Monday morning for their eastern trip.
They will visit in Vermont and New
Hampshire, returning home about
—Letters addressed to the following
are unclaimed at the P. O. in this city:
MiBses Maud Knight, Minnie R. Tar
box, Jessie 1*. Hastings, Mesdames
Maggie smith, and Carrie Green and
Lovers of base ball will have the
pnviledge of witnessing the best base
ball game of the season on the home
grounds next Saturday afternoon be
tween the Center Point and Manches
ter teams- Game called at 3 p. m.
Martin Gollobitz, the tailor in the
employ ot the Jones Woolen mill Com
pany, IB spending thiB week with his
family in Cascade. He expects to
move bis household goods to this city
some time during the summer.
—There will be a sociaDle ana dance
given at the new residence of Mr. and
Mrs. M. Hearn. on the West Side,
Wednesday evening of next week.
Dancing to commence at Beven o'clock.
A cordial invitation is extended to all.
Rev. W. F. Pitner went to Center
Point Monday where he delivered the
principle address at the celebration
there yesterday. Mrs. Pitner who has
been viBiting there for the past three
weeks will accompany Mr. Pitner home
the last of the week.
—The stock of dry goods belonging
to Henry Goodhile will be removed to
the I'axson building opposite the Post
OOlce the last of this week. AB soon
as the building has undergone repairs.
L. R. Stout will occupy the building
vacated by Henry Goodhile.
A reception was tendered Rev. and
Mrs. H. W. Tuttle, Tuesday evening of
last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Dunham. It was given by the
members of the Congregational church
who chose this way of expressing their
tbankB to Rev. and Mrs. Tuttle for
their ten years of active and faithful
service for the cause of the church.
—J. E. Frentress, of Thorpe, returned
with his wife from the Home Surgical
and Medical Infirmary, situated at
Toledo, Iowa, last Saturday, where Mrs.
Frentress had been for sometime under
treatment. "Dick" informs us that hiB
wife has nearly regained her former
health and speaks very highly of the
institution and especially of E. li.
Smith M. D., the Chief Surgeon, who
has a Btate wide reputation for succesB
fully performing difiicult operations.
—Manchester people, and to a great
er or less extent the people of the en
tire county, are interested in the finan
cial condition of the banks of this
place. It so happens that we publish
thiB week the financial statements of
our two leading banking institutions,
The FirBt National and the Delaware
County State Bank. In round numbers
these two banks hold half a million of
deposits. This in itself not alone evi
dences the financial standing of these
institutions, but speaks volumes for
the prosperity of the people of this
—James R. Russell^died of consump
tion of the bowels last Thursday at
Winifred, Kansas. The remains were
brought here for burial, thiB at one
time having been his home. He was
born In Newark, Delaware, in 1845, and
in early manhood came to this Btate and
engaged in the milling business. He
was a resident of this state for thirty
one years and for nine years managed
the Quaker Mill at this point. He was
a man of upright character and whOBe
integrity was unquestioned and his
death will be deeply felt by his friends
and relatives. The funeral services
were held last Saturday afternoon at
the Congregational church. Rev. H. W.
—John Jamea died at his home in
this city last Monday evening, after a
lingering Illness of many months. Mr.
James was one of our best known citi
zens. He was born in Perry county
Ohio, in January 1837, and had he lived
till his next birthday would have been
years of age. He came to Iowa
when but 8 years of age, and has lived
in Delaware county most of his
life. For many years he was employed
as traveling salesman for an agricultur
al implement house, but of late years
has been the Standard Oil Company's
representative in this vicinity. Deceas
ed was a prominent member of the
Manchester Odd Fellow's lodge, and
the funeral, which was held today at his
late residence in this place, was under
the auspices of that order. Rev. W. F.
Pitner and Rev. H. W. Tuttle otliclated
and the interment was in the Manches
The city council met last Monday
evening in adjourned session.
The water committee WBB authorized
to purchase new meters for placeB
directed to be supplied with the same
by the new water ordinance.
Mr. Hoag appeared before the coun
cil and submitted offers for lighting
the city. He offered to duplicate the
rates made to consumers by the electric
light company at Independence but the
council did not wish to adopt their rate
as a whole. Mr. Hoag then laid before
them (he following proposition:
910 a light for street lights for all
a light for commercial lights until
midnight. And for Mmm who prefer
The council theu proposed a counter
proposition for lighting at a Hat rate of
S10 for street lights, all night service
S?i for inside lights, all night service, or
by meter rate, cent per hour.
Mr. Hoag relused to accept the terms
and the council instructed the City
Clerk and City Attorney toadvortise tor
bids for the lighting ot the city.
J. T. Abbott.
Last Wednesday morning word passed
rapidly from one to another and it was
not long till everyone in Manchester
knew that Dr. Abbott was dead. Al
though not unexpected, his death
brought a shade of sadness to every
face, tor J. T. Abbott was everybody's
Deceased wa born in Cortland county
New York. January 2, 1824 and was
well along in his Tilth year. He was a
graduate of the Courtland academy,
ot Homer, New York, and after leaving
school was variously engaged for some
time, but Imally chose dentistry for a
life work. He commenced the practice
ot hiB profession in Cumberland, Mary
land, bur moved from there to Faliius
New York, in IStil. In ltsi4 he
entered the union army as member
of the 185th New York volunteer in
fantry. and was captain of Company
1, of that regiment during the
entire term of its service, and was dis
charged as brevet major.
In June 18118 he came to Manchester
where he has continuously resided ever
On January 'Mth, 185', he marr 1 Mi
Frances l'armalee, who bore him com
panionship during the rest ot his life and
now survives him, with their two chil
dren, Charles C. Abbott, of this place,
and Frank T. Abbott, of Greenwood.
Deceased occupied a front rank in
dental circles and Odd Fellowship in
the state. He was for a time president
of the state Board of Dental Examin
ers, and a member of the dental faculty
of the State University and in 1883-84,
he was Grand Master of the Grand
Lodge of Odd FellowB, of Iowa, and at
the time of his death was brigadier
general ot the 3d brigade, Department
of Iowa, Patriarchs Militant. He was
also mayor of Manchester for three
years and gave the city a commend
able administration. While he-attain
ed eminence in the instances mentioned
it was not in those positions that he
reached the full height of bis manhood.
Other work and other qualities gave
Dr. Abbott his hold upon the affectiofls
of all who knew him. He w^n a place
in the hearts of his tellow men by
living for them. He did not seek
wealth or political position for himself,
but tried to help everyone whose life
came within the sphere of his endeavors.
In this res pect Dr. Abbot was preemi
nently a auccesB, and the vast number at
his funeral, both from at home and
abroad evidenced the fact that his inten
tions were not misunderstood.
The funeral was held at hiB late resi
dence at 2 p. m. Sunday, ltev. II. W.
Tuttle, of the Congregational church,
preached the sermon.
The room in which the remains
were cotllned was a veritable
bower of tlowers and lloral pieces,*
among which were the following:
Harp with broken feed,from Iowa State
Dental Society American Beauty Roses
from Masonic fraternity Marshall Nell
roses, lrom Dr. and Mrs. Miller and
Drs. Abbey and liae, of Des Moines
wreath, star and crescent, from Drs.
Thomas, G. W. Miller, J. II. Patten, E.
E. Hughs, C. J. Beers, J. B. Entnck,
G. W. Fulton, T. A. ilallett, Clarence
V. WattB, A. R. Regan, A. II. Marshall,
H. D. Keeler, E. ltazelle and L. A.
Hass, of DeBMoineB large pillow with
oar, from State Board of Dental Exam
iners Carnations, from Mr. and Mrs
J.W. Bulen, ot Clinton. Iowa arch
sword and crook, from E. 11. lbben, J.
S. Bellamy, M. Newman, C. MengeBand
Wm. Musson, Iowa Grand Lodge roses,
from Mr, and Mrs. M. F. LeRoy: crown
pillow, from Canton Crescent No 17, of
Waterloo roBes, from Electric Rebecca
Lodge, Marshalltown, Iowa basket of
(lowers, from W. A. Morse post basket
of tlowers, from Manchester W. R. t\
carnations, from Orient Chapter O.K. S.
Bword, crook, three links and crown,
from Manchester Lodge, No llll: roses,
from Mr. aifd Mrs. A. Doollttle tlowers,
from Mrs. H. Brownell sweet pease,
from Mrs. Blanchard flowers, from
Mrs. P. Smith and Mrs. C. Evans roseB,
from R. R. Robinson.
Among those present from abroad
were the following members of Gen
eral Abbott's staff: Major R. N. Buck,
of Cedar Rapids Major M. A. Ranev
Major S. B. Decker, of Waterloo Major
W. F. Philipps, of West Union Major
J. T. Riley, of West Union Captain
M. Newman, of Des Moines Major D.
R. Hinman, of Marion and Captain
A. F. Randall, of Randalia.
Cantons from West Union, Independ
ence, Waterloo and Mason City were
present in uniform and marched in the
procession to the cemetery. The 1.1).
O. F. lodges of Earlville, Delhi, Hop
klnton, Ryan, Coggon, Greeley, and
Colesburg were also represented and
Rebecca lodges at Greeley, Earlville,
Masonville and Ryan bad delegates in
attendance. The Manchester Odd Fel
lows and Rebeccas and W. A. Morse
post were, of course, out in force.
Among the others from abroad, who
came to attend the funeral, were the
following: E. II. Ilibbon, Grand
Master of I. O. O. F. of Iowa .1. S.
Bellamy, of Knoxville J. C. Coons, ot
Burlington Wm. Musson, of Des
Moines J. C. Longueville, of Dubuque
Dr. T. P. Webber, of Cherokee Dr. E.
L. BrookeB, of West Union, Dr. J.
Kulp, of Muscatine and the following
memberB of the Dental Faculty of the
State University of Iowa Dr. W. S.
Hosford, Dean of Faculty, and Prof.
W. H. DeFord also, L. K. Fullerton,
of Waterloo MrB. F. P. Webber, of
Cherokee Mr. O. J. Metcalf, of Win
throp, and Dr. George Miller, of Des
It is estimated that no less than
thousand people followed the remains
to the cemetery, where the burial
services were conducted according to the
ritual of the Order of Oddfellows. Mr.
Longueville, of Dubuque, made a short
addresB at the grave, in which he
dwelt feelingly upon the many kind
nesses extended to him by the deceased,
and upon deceased's unselfish lifework
(or the benefit of others.
Dies MoiNlis, low A,
July I, 18!«.
The past week was slightly warmer
than uBual, the average being reduced
by cool nights but there were four to
live bright clear days, affording excel
lent conditions tor work in the lields
and the advancement ot all crops, sac
county reported phenomenally heavy
rainfall on the 2ttb, and some other
northwestern counties received more
tliau the normal amount but in the
bulk of the state there was scarcely any
hindrance of work on account of wet
weather. In the southern section the
soil was becoming too dry, and the
showers on the second and third were
timVly and beneficial.
The week was especially favorable for
oats, which had made rank growth and
is in danger of lodging. There are
some reportB of damage by falling and
rust, but in the main tins crop is stand
ing fairly well, spring wheat and
barley are doing well.
F.xcellent progress has been made in
cultivating corn, and reports as to crops
are generally more cheerful in tone. A
considerable portion of the early plant
ed cornwill be laid by during the first
week in July. The corn fields show all
stages of growth, from earlv germina
tion to waist high and first appearance
of taBsels. On the whole the crop out
look is somewhat improved.
Kent Etttate Transfers.
[Kor the week ending July
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1) Wood & wf et alto W Meyen.
dwk vec 27 & pt nwJ4 sw* sue
kKthariQ&G olbordlDg to Clemen&
I.ot 287 Manchester
(icurxe Blackburn to Georuo Hlack
burn jr 7 A In sw cor sw4 sec 4 Si 9 A
of! end evi neH nw)« sec 9 twp 90 It
Hoslor to Rosa E ltolilnson. l.ot
4 Si 10 ft of lot 3 all In lllk 17 Pit
kins' add to EarlvUlo
Corn Plowing will soon be a thing of
The party at John scanlan's was well
attended on last Wednesday evening.
All report a pleasant time.
The storm Sunday evening did con
siderable damage to oats and timothy
hay by lodging it.
MisB Margaret Urban, of Placid, la.,
is the guest of her uncle, Robert
MIBS Anna Welch spent last week
with her brother, Rob, near Winthrop.
Robert Haennig and John Mulve
hill marketed two fine bunches ot fat
hogs last Monday.
Arthur LyneBS, ot Barryville, Sunday
ed with his couBin on the ItobinBon
Messrs. John J. and James Mulve
hill made a trip to llyan last Sunday ou
their bicycles and spent the day with
Will Strain and John McElroy sun
dayed in the neighborhood.
Tomorrow is the Fourth and everyone
Is looking forward to the great Inde
pendence Day aB a day of reBt and
pleasure. The small boy to the fire
cracker, the young man to a day with
bis best girl and the old people to enjoy
the amusements provided for them.
Myron Pratt's new houBe is rapidly
nearing completion and when finished
will make a vast improvement on the
looks of his farm.
Henry Stiles, an old resident, is re
newing acquaintances here now.
In the death of Asa Miller, which oc
curred Sunday, this vicinity loses one of
its most respected citizens and the
county one of its oldest settlers. To the
bereaved wife and children we tender
our most heartfelt sympathy.
J. L. O'Harrow has been under the
weather several days.
Jim Ash is building woven wire fence
for W. H.Martin.
Our blacksmith haB purchased a
lot and moved his shop thereon.
The railway depot IB undergoing ex
tensive and much-needed repairs.
It may not be generally known that
Thorpe has a well of the very purest
water. Large cans for its shipment are
tilled from here for the railway officials
at St. Paul, Chicago and Dubuque
while all the dining cars on the Chicago
Great Western Railway are supplied
from here. Come and have a drink
The families of John Iletherington,
J. B. Rutherford, lly. Sabin, M. E
Blair, D. W. Barr and W. II. Martin
picnicked at Mossy Glen (Bixby's Park
near Edgewood, Wednesday. This
crowd would be sure to have a good
Mrs. J. E. FrentreBs returned from
Toledo, Iowa, Saturday, wbere Bhe haif
been for the past five weeks taking
treatment at the infirmary located at
that place. Mrs. Frentress is greatly im
proved in health, and speaks very higl
ly of the treatment Bhe received and of
the surgeons and nurses connected with
We understand Geo. Parkinson con.
templates erecting a dwelling house
and other suitable buildings ou his
farm near here. Mr. and Mrs. Parkin
son may be assured of a hearty woicome
to our neighborhood.
L. L. Noble, of Strawberry I'oint,
visited his daughter Mrs. Erwin 1'orter
one day last week.
George Thorpe, of Manchester, trans
acted business in town last Wednesday
Amy Hefner, of Delaware, iB visiting
her Bister Mrs. Clarence Stone.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles iiolz
man, Saturday July 1st a girl.
Mrs. E. H. Blanchard visited with
friends in Masonville part of last oek.
John Buck of Drorsvllle,was in town, Itlg, TOO.
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
HOWL BAWNO FOWOSR 00.. HEW YORK.
CLIMATE AND CROP BULLETIN
Of the Iowa Weather and Crop Service
for Week Ending Monday,
July 3rd, I8USI
Reverend Del'uy, pastor of the
Methodist church at Hopkinton, will
preach here next Sunday morning.
Carl Gienappe and wife were shop
ping in Earlville last Saturday.
llenry Luthmers, of Manchester,
was in town laBt Thursday.
Ed Turner was over trom Earlville
one day recently.
John Dubois and M. I. B, Richmond
were down from Manchester last Thurs
The Women's Foreign Missionary
Society meets Thursday afternoon ot
tills week with Mrs. li. R, Leamon.
Mrs. Addie Knight and children have
returned to their home in Milford after
a two weeks visit with friends in town.
D. W. Hathbun, of Marion, had busi
ness in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Klockenteger left Sat
urday to stay over the Fourth with her
parents at Wellman.
O. E. lluene, of Manchester, had
businesa in town last Friday.
Three couple of young peopleplcntck
ed at the Devil's Backbone Wednesday
of last week, viz.- N. S. Flack and
Gwen Perkins, A. J. iteeder and Maude
Swinburne, It. I., stone and Donne
David Laxson and two daughters
were over from Earlville last Thursdav
Horn to Mr. and Mrs. R. II, Bowman,
Saturday July 1, a sou.
Will Toomer, Byron Clark and JuliuB
Frankfort left Monday for Ryan, where
they will run the merry-go-round the
The Epworth League monthly social
and business meeting will be held Fri
day evening July 7 at the parsonage.
Mrs. Ross White and child and MrB
Irving Sioner and baby vlBlted Mrs A
H. Swinburne in Earlville last Satur
Olberdlnff. SV4 nwfc see 1 twp 89 4
Itosa ltolln«on & hus to Hosier,
l.ot 4 & iu ft lot 3 all In hlki I'lt
klns' add to Earlville
Alma llruoe to Stella Hill. Ks lots
lr lii 11 Acres' adil to Munchester..
-I Prowse & wf et al to Heory Cor
ral). I.ot G77 Manchester
Sarah J. Mills & hus to Allce-B I'hlUnp.
One lire Dollar hill soiiiowhere betwoan A. .1.
Hesner blacksmith shop and the post olllce.
Under pleaso leave at this otllce and receive re
It's like a "dip In tho fountain of youth."
ouches the cheek so Kontly that "youth lingers
on the face of old a«e.'- That's what Hockv
Mounfaln Tea does.—Smith Pharmaoy and
1 am prepared to furnish estimates and guar
antee satisfaction ou all kinds of Mason work.
C. I'. Ml I.I.Kit.
I7lf Manchester, Iowa.
THE WATER RENT
for the 3rd Qaarter of 1899 is Due
and Payable on Saturday, July
All taps on which rent Is not paid by
July 10th, 'W, will be turned off, and
when turned oft it will cost 81.50 and
all back rentB before same is again
Rents are payable at the oflice of the
Superintendent, over First National
Meters will be read Friday, June 30,
W. R. R. ROBINSON,
out of the paper, check ofl
your wants, bring it to the
Plunder Store, and you will
•find your shopping much
easier. We dare say that
you will also find a saving to
l-adlt's' summer vests so
Hair nets. dttTereut shades ,*o
Kid hair curlers, bunch
Children's Sunbonnets, faucy colors orplalu, irc
ChUdrou's handkerchiefs, dozeo
1'lns, per paper, ic to..
Children's Windsor ties
Children's parasols, assorted colors 25c
Basting thread, spools
UooKs and eyes, papor
Embroidery noops, double re
All silk Club House ties
Moth and Insect camphor marbles, for pack
lug furs, etc.. 3 doz. lu box
Toilet soap, box of 3
Cutlcurasoap, per cake...
Transparent glycerine soap
Jas. S. Kirk snave soap
ieuuluo Yankee shave soap
Prepared glue, per bottle..
Shoe poltsli. all colors
Household ammonia, bottle
Preparation for cleaning wall paper aud win
now shades, per can
Sewing mschine oil, good quality
Koameline stove polish
Dr. Lyon's toothpowder
Boys' work shirts, l'Jc, extra good
Men'swork shirts, 'iSc, 25c
Meu's soft laundrled dress shirts.
Working gloves isy
Men's Hue balbrlggan shirts and drawers... 25c
different styles fine blown tumblers, en
graved and banded fC
Commou tumblers, different styles 2c
IMain, thin blown water glasses 4c
Anew device for separating the white and
yolk of an egg
Large class berrydlshes iue
Individual berrydlshes. per set
Pateut glass lemon juicer
Wool furniture duster Juc
rolls toilet paper
Large size wisknroom so
Lead pencils, per dozen
Double slates, covered 12c
Envolope, per buuch
lo-«|uart dairy palls..
H'gaL milk cans 100
Wire egg beaters
Dover patent egg beaters
Small size minnow palls. 15 and 19c
Watering pots from 10c
Japanod crumb tray and bruth :9c
Kitcheulamp. No.a burner and relloctor
Curtain poles, complet^wlth wood trimmings 15c
White enameled poles with brass and nlckle
Exteuslon brass rods 10c
Brass moulding hooks, per dozen 10c
Jupaned wire coat nails, per dozen 100
25 yards picture wire ioc
Lap robes from we
Buggy whips from 10c
If you cannot find it at
Kalamity's it is almost
useless to go elsewhere.
Keeps Konsiderable Kloth-
Web halters 23c
Double stroke bicycle bell
Nickle-plated bike screw driver
Enameled pants guards __
Kanzoo bicycle lamp, only 75c
"Never break" steel dog collar, one inch
wide, assorted sizes 19c
Witli padlock 25c
Dog chain 8c
Jupaned padlock, full size, 5c 4c
Brass padlock. 2 keys
Largest size wire photo-rack
Adjustable pillow sham holder l&c
Folding sewing table S5c
S(juaro foldlug table $1.25
.Viirm towel rack ioc
l'atent tlat-lron haudles, good ones 10c
Moulding boards, 1CX9U, 24 18x24,35C 20x27
aye 20x30 45c
Our half yearly
clearing sale of
Our trimmer, (MISS BATE
MAN), will be with us until
after the 4th, after which sh_
will go east for her vacation
To those in need of anything
in the Milliner)- line the next
few days will afford an oppor
tunity to select bright, clean,
stylish goods at :. big discount
from regular prices.
Adhering to our rigid rule of
clearing out all goods in their
season, we will, from this on sell
everything in the Millinery Line
at gr atly reduced prices.
We have an attractive lot of
Trimired Hats that prompt
buyers will appreciate. First
come, first served.
Now ready in all departments.
Laces and Embroidery,
Lace Curtains and
Choice selection to show in LADIES'
Capes, Skirts and Waists
COMPLETE STOCK OF
Boys' and Youths'
D. F. Ridden I Go.
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