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NORTH MANCHESTER NOTES.
Mrs. Cooke, of Earlville, visited with her daughter, Mrs. 15. Skinner, apart of last week. Ollie Smith has returned from her visit in Arlington, made the iaBt of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Glfford visited with their daughter's family at the Bay Settlement recently. Several of our folks in this part of town celebrated the Fourth at Rvan and had an enjoyable time. May Skinner is enjoying rural life a few miles out of town with a siBter who lives on a farm. Rev. Harnish, of the United Brethern church preached at the St. Paul's church yesterday. His subject was "Sowing," taking for his text Isaiah 32 20. There was a large attendance,all of whom were greatly interested. EHLER. J. E. Frentress, of Thorpdf Iowa, set up a gasoline engine on Jas. Patton's farm east of town Wednesday. A. E. Sheldon and family, former residents of this place, passed through town on their way to Delhi, where they visited Mrs. Sheldon's mother. C. A. Jerome has purchased a new Deeringself binder and says that he will be as independent as a hog oji ice. Mr. Thos. Patton, of Cherokee, la., is visiting relatives and friends at this place. He is accompanied by his nephew, Ralph Knox, of Marcus. Mrs. E. E. Morse, of Manchester, visited her daughter, Mrs. Frank E. Patton the latter part of the week. Mr. Morse drove down Saturday night to accompany her home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Patton enter tained Mr. Thos. Patton and nephew. Mr. and Mrs. C. Knox, Mrs. Jos. Pat ton, Mrs. Dan Gibson and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Henderson for din ner Sunday. John Beatty, Bert Henderson and Joseph Coquelette returned home from Des Moines Thursday morning where they were looking up the threshing ma chine business. We understand that Mr. Beatty bought a very fine running out fit, propelled by steam and has the latest Improvements. Thos. Henderson haB purchased a new mower of our dealer, Alex. Mc Donald. Henry McMullen sold twelve head of nice heifers to a Cedar Rapids buyer. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Calhoun are the proud parents of a baby boy, born Sat urday night. Congratulations. Charley Wilson, of Buck Creek, WSB seen on our streets Sunday. EABXVLLI.E. 11. Arnold and wife spent the Fourth with the family of J. B. Fuller at Inde pendence. H. Millen, of Greeley, was in town, Wednesday. Henry Peters while shooting fire crackers Monday evening had the mis fortune to have one explode in such a manner as to seriously injure three of the fingers on his right hand. The Denton railroad force returned from the west, Monday. Edson William's boy Leslie was kick •. ed in the face by & colt Wednesday evening, it being necessary to take sev eral stitches to dress the wound. E. Bisgrove's team ran away Wed nesday but very little damage was done. They broke looBe from a hitching The Fourth was a quiet one in Earl ville. Picnics seemed to be the most popular and those who did not go to Dyersville spent the day in this way. The largest picnic was the one at H. J. Vanfieets, about 150 persons being present. C. Tinkey and wife, who recently moved to town, are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter, horn July 2nd. A game of ball will be played here with the Dubuque Y. M. C. A. team in the near future. G.G. Davey and family, F. Merrick and Jerry Jacobs and wife spent the Fourth at Fleming's mill fishing. About 100 pounds of bass were caught. Miss Bertha Staehle arrived home from Burt, Iowa, Thursday afternoon. B. W. James, of Guttenberg was in town last week. John Flynn, of Dubuque, spent the Fourth with his brother William. Mr. Flynn Is working on one of the Dubu que newspapers. J. A. Thomas, of Ryan, was here on business Friday. Will Cattron and Misses Grace and Ruth Ilereey and Bertha Staehle picnic ed at Fountain Spring Mill near Gree ley Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Schaller visited fiends in the city all IaBt week. J. B.Taylor, R. H. VanWagner, Jas. Rogers,W.l.Mlllen,Bert Powell, Arthur Barre, Howard Gardner, Dr. Parker, Emmor Millen, AVill McCabe andChas. Liebe, went to Manchester Saturday to attend the ball game between Center Point and Manchester. Editor Junkin, of Fairfield, Iowa, 1b visiting at J. B. Swinburne's. Mrs. F. W. Anders WBB falling on friends here Saturday. A program was given by the Y. I', S. C. E. at the Congregational church Sun day evening. Mr. Rose, of Marietta, Ohio, is visit ing at Dr. Swinburne's. Mr. Rose holds a prominent position in the manage ment of the State Penitentiary at that place. 9 1 J. W. Roe, of Manchester, was a vis itor here Saturday. Several from here spent Friday after noon and evening at John Cruise's. EDQEWOOD. Miss Ruby Noble, of Graettlnger, Iowa, came here Tuesday for a four or five weeks visit. Miss Mary NelBon, of Racine, Wis., was the guest of Miss Belle Whipple this week. C. B. Ulancbard rode his wheel to Independence and Oelwein Saturday, returning "part way" Sunday on the C. G. W.R.R. Mrs. Moreland, of Delmar, Iowa, is visiting relatives here. Mrs. L. B. Blancbard spent Tuesday in Manchester. Miss Julia Shepard, of New Hamp ton, is vlBiting her many friends here. Miu Clara Evans, of Wyoming, Is, is visiting her many friends in this, place. U. M. Bowers and family of Arling ton, spent the fourth of July here. Will Xorris left here Wednesday for Oelwein where he has gone to begin work as Qreman. Miss Alice Peck drove to Volga Saturday to take Mrs. King, who goes there to care for Mrs. Hawthorne, who is very Bick. MIbb Tid Peck returned with her sister Sunday. They report their Bister some better. Mre. W. Cole and daughter Blanch returned home Wednesday. Ernest True and wife arrived here Saturday. Mrs. J. H. Firman and son Glenn have returned from Wisconsin. Orland Eaton and wife anived here Saturday from Cuba, Kansas. Will Rickets, of Hopkinton, spent the fourth of July here. Mrs. Pelleymounter and Miss Rose Frye, of Greeley, spent Tuesday at Fred Royden's. Camp Meeting Is in session. .. GREELEY. Frank Burbrldge has been under the doctor's care for a few days. Dr. DenniB Fltzpatrick came home on Saturday and will remain about six weeks. A large number of walnut logs are being shipped from Strawberry Point, for the government. They are to be made into gun-stocks. Mrs. John Webster was taken very ill last week with rheumatism of the heart and for a day or so was danger ously sick but at this writing is much improved. Charles Nelson came in this morning from San Francisco, where he has been in the service of Uncle Sam's army for the past month. He failed to pass the required examination and was dis charged. John Ocker'B dog celebrated the 4th on Monday instead of Tuesday, and now he is sorry that he spoke. Some boys had lighted a cannon cracker and threw it into the street and the dog wishing to be in the game grabbed the cracker in his mouth, be knows more now if one eye is gone and he covered with bruises. Sunday just after dinner the alarm of fire was given, the residence of O. Wil cox was discovered to be on fire, blaze was coming out all along the comb of the roof and running up the weather boarding on the west end Prompt assistance soon extinguished the fire but not until a good deal of damage was done. How the lire started iB a mystery as there had been no fire in the building during the day. The loss was fully covered by insurance. —Home PresB. HOPKINTON. Mrs. A. B. Wheeless, has gone to MarcuB to be with her sister, Mrs. W S. Davis, who iB quite sick. Misses Florence Ricketts and Mar garet Copeland are to represent the Lenox Y. W. C. A. at Geneva this sum mer. They departed Thursday night Miss Copeland coming here first. Miss Emeroie Davis departed Thurs day night for California, where she will spend apart of her vacation. At Den ver she will' be met by Miss Minnie Campbell, who will accompany her dur ing the remainder of the excursion. Lee Lyons, while plowing in the corn field July 4th, waB poBt. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Tregenza and son Elbert, of Brooklyn New York, visited r. with Mrs. H. G. Millen last week, shot just below the knee in the Oeshy part of the leg. It was quite a mysterious affair, until it was found that a hired hand at a neigh boring farm had taken the rifle, a 22 calibre, and was Bhooting some birds, It is supposed that carelessness in point ing the gun resulted as above. At any rate there are, we understand, no charges other than this. The case of the State of Iowa VB. Wm. Aldrich, wherein the defendant was charged with stealing flour from the store of Wood & Gelvin, at Sand Spring, was started last Saturday, change of venue was taken from Justice Brazelton to UBtice Tibbetts. County Attorney Blair, aBBisted by E. C. Per kins appeared for the state and W. Welch for the defense. Twenty-six wit nesses were subponuid. After the law yerB, witnesses, prisoner and all had gone out to Mr. Tibbitt's home, east of town, it was found that there was an error in making out one of the papers and they could not proceed with the preliminary examination, so it was agreed that the hearing be waived and the defendant was placed under $200 bonds to appear before the grand jury in October.—Leader. k- LAJUONT. Herman Schutte, of Pingree Grove, 111., arrived in Lamont Thursday after noon to visit his brother-in-law, George Jiracher, two weeks or more. Mre. Charles Little returned from Pingree Grove Thursday after a four week's visit with Mrs. J. H. Schutte and family. Mrs. Grace Benedict entertained Mrs. M. A. Winkel and little Harold, of Webster City Mrs. D. H, Blossom, of Oelwein, W. S. Shultz and wife, of Jesup James Benedict and family, of Oneida, and Mre. Jeanette Benedict Stimson and husband, of Stanley, last week. Mrs. Mary Sharpf and children de parted for their home in Prairie du Chien Thursday morning after a three week's visit here with her mother, Mrs. Lens Bracher and other relatives. The Fourth of July celebration passed oil finely everything went merrily, big crowd, very pretty decorations, very en tertaining program. The drills, under the leadership of P. C. Arildson, were among the best. The oration by llev. II. Lusk and the reading of the Declara tion of Independence, by Miss Anna Clark were very distinct and very in teresting. Miss Clara Bracher accompanied her Bister, Mrs. Scharpf to Prairie du Cbien Thursday for a Beveral weeks' visit among her former school mates. Mise Emma Bracher returned from Dubuque Monday after a several weeks' visit there with his brother John and family. Bert liuBh and Will Tighe have pur chased the city restaurant of C. G. Flaucher. C. G. Flaucher and family have moved back to their residence. C. P. Keenan and family, of Man chester, spent several days of IaBt week in Lamont. About 8 o'clock July 4th morning, Frank Sheldon's residence was found to be on are—the alarm was given, the engine seemed animated, never was they moved into their residence at more willing and expeditious helping I Petersburg. He is survived by his wife friends on hand, hundreds ran to help, and two children, John and Auna, who But little harm was done. No one can have the sympathy of the entire corn solve the cause of fire as there had been, munity. Deceased was one of the no lire in that house for several days. pioneer settlers of this -vicinity and John Flaucher Jr. was a Waterloo helped to turn the wild wastes into fer- business caller Wednesday and Thurs day. Fred Starr Bpent July 4th in Cedar P,alla with (V) well what do you care, five of our very best girls are there in school and for all we know maybe he escorted them all July 4tn. Station agent E. S. Manchester re turned from Northfield, Minnesota, Thursday p. m., he reports his ntother as "a little improved." Mrs. Manches ter and little Marion remained in North field. Frank and Ed Marson, of Oelwein renewed friendship here July 4. Miss Raymond, of Des Moines, in company with the three Misses Schug, of Aurora, visited the Ehrke, Kreussel and Bracher families July 0 th: H. Ebrke is building the Stevenson barn juBt Bouth of town. Born to Wm. Garland and wife June 29th, a daughter. The Misses Myrtle and Emma Otis, of Manchester andEd Goodsell, of Far ley, were among the welcomed crowd here July 4th. Mrs. Nora Jones and two children, of Dubuque, visited relatives here last week. A rough estimate says 7,000 or more walked Lamont's streets July 4th. Miss Josie Schneider, of Greeley, VIB ited o*Ur little Lena Hutton last week. Mrs. Joseph i*enberthy and children returned from New Hampton Saturday July 1. D. M. Whitney and family returned from W irth, Arkansas Thursday. Mesdames Benedict and Stimpson spent Sunday with their Oelwein rela tives. COQOON. Mrs. G. G. Blanch and son, Johnnie spent several days the first of week in Arlington, Iowa, with the lady's daughter, Mrs. W. A. Kyle. Mrs. M. F. Hollingsworth returned to her home at Palo Saturday. Her mother, Mrs. F. M. Philipa accompan ied her home for a few days visit there, The only fantastic Bcene in Coggon on the 4th was A. E. Nugent when he drove into town in the morning wear ing a coat of stars and stripes and toot ing an old tin horn. The annual meeting of the Linn county Veteran Association will be held in Center Point Aug. 23 and 24 The old soldiers there are enthusiastic and are making arrangements to enter tain the visitors in fine Btyle. While in swimming with several of his playmates Johnnie Grlflin came near ueing drowned. After going to the bottom two or three times be was rescued by some of the other boys, un harmed but considerably frightened.— Monitor. STRAWBERHY POINT. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Barr, of Thorpe, were guests in town last Friday. About 80 men are here working at ballasting on the railroad track. Mrs. M. A. Hoag and daughter, Carrie, left Monday morning for a visit in Primghar with Mrs. C. U. Marsh. Fred Tarbox is constantly gaining. He has been moved home and is able to be up some each day. Rose Sargent and little brother from Spencer, arrived here Monday evening for a viBit with relatives. The ball game, last Thursday, be tween a team from Manchester and the local nine resulted in a victory for Manchester. Charles Huene went to Charles City last Friday, and secured a situation with the I'lano Manufacturing Co., whose general agent for thlB eefction resides there. He returned Saturday evening.—Mail Press. 3' ONKIDA. Several kegs of beer spent the Fourth in this vicinity. Mr. Farweil, of Manchester, was out thiB way recently with Singer sewing machines. Italph Dunham, of Manchester, pass ed through here Saturday on his way to Greeley. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Burbridge have a new boy born July 2nd. Miss Carrie Heiden visited her brother, A. W. Heiden, last week. W. K. Bundy and wife spent the Fourth at Oelwein with their daughter, Mrs. HaU. Quite a number of the neighbors had a picnic at Geo. COX'B the Fourth. All report a good time and plenty of ice cream. F. Burbridge received a serious in jury last Monday, while putting in a pair of scales, by cutting hlB foot with an adz. Mr. J. B. Dunham of Almoral, visited his son, Buel, last Tuesday. Dick Miller went to Dubuque, last week. Sandy Smith has gone to Waterloo to apply for a position as brakesman on the railroad. Elder King and Brother Bundy have entered the political field and are calling on friends and foes alike. DYERSVILLE AND VICINITY Jas. Foley, of Manchester was the guest of Mr. John Hynes and family the Fourth. Mrs Jos. krapfl and Mrs. R. Fitz patrick have returned from a pleasant visit with relatives at Delmar. Niss Anna Kircbholf who has been at Manchester for some time has returned to her home in this city. Miss Susie Jaeger, of Northfork went over to New Hampton Monday wbere she visited over the Fourth with her brother John and family. Mrs. Henry Westemeier departed for home with her children last Monday, after a pleasant visit of several weeks with her father, brothers, siBtere, and Grandma F. Westemeier. They reside near New Hampton. Mr. Herman Bruggeman died at the family residence at Petersburg last Thursday, June 29 th, 1899, after along spell of sickness, at the age of seventy eight years. He was a native of Hanover, Germany, and was born in 1821, and came to America in 1852, and settled at New Vienna. In the same year he was joined in marriage with Miss Helena Hermsen. They settled on their farm near Bear Grove where ihtj resided until this urtna when tile fields. He was a "thorough chris tian gentleman, a kind father and good neighbor and died respected by a large circle of friends. The funeral took place at Petersburg last Monday' and was very largely attended. After re queim services at the church, his re mains were laid to rest in St. Peter A Paul's cemetery, Rev. Father Bottler performing the solemn rites. May he rest in peace.—Commercial. Does Tour Bead ItchP IS Are you troubled with dandruff? your hair falling out Are you bald? Have you tried many hair restoratives with unsatisfactory results? If so, we urge you to try our Globe Hair Restorative and dandruff Cure, which iB~positively guaranteed to permanently cure all of the above ail ments. Your money will be refunded if it fats to do the work. Sold and guaranteed by GREGG & WARD. 2-ly Residence Property for Sale. A good house, barn and large lot in Manchester for sale at a bargain, Long time given on half of purchase money if desired. Inquire of BROMSON & CAIIK. ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R. H0ME8EEKER8 EXCURSIONS! IN JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, I thiB WATERLOO. IOWA. JULY 6-21. '99. Everyone knows what a delightful time cau be had at the Chautauqua Assembly at Cedar River Park and what a fine place It is for a sum mer outing of two or three days a week or two —1— ». |been een larger. and the 1899 pro* jear. weeks, the program each year has larger, better and more entertaining, and gram far exceeds that of last year. For a copy of the program and list of talent, address F. J. Sessions, Waterloo, Iowa.' Round Trip tickets to Waterloo on account of the assembly will be on sale July 5t to The Haying Season is now Here !, SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER The IllloolB Central wtUvrun Homeseekera' Excursions tolcer taln points In the South on the lines of the Illinois Cenkranrall road and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads from all stations west of and including Aldan and from ail polntr on the Lyle and Cedar Baplds branches on Judo 19th, July ard. 17th and Sist, August 14th. 8ei tember 4th and 18th and October ad aiid ictL and from all points east of and Including Wil liams ONE DAY LATER than the dates nanod. The new "Southern Homeseekers" Guide de scribes in detail the agricultural advantages tho soil and products at all points south of the Ohio River on the lines of the above-mentioned road* For a copy address the undersigned. For Information concerning railroad the fertile Yazoo Valley of Mississippi ad E. P. Skene, Land Commissioner I. C. K. Chicago. I! Home-neeXers' Kxcuralon Uc :ets will also be sold from atatlon In lows east of and tnetudlxw Ci lar Falls, and from points on the Syle and Cedar Raplat ursnohM, Jfne July-Jth and 18th, August 1st and 1Mb, September 8th and Mb an Sd and 17th to points on the Illinois Central road to wblcb (be one way rate ir 17.00 or In South Dakota, Mlnnd&ota and ID low) points west of Ackley, lnolnslve, except pi~ west of LeMars. Homeseektm' Excnniona to Points on Oqicr Lines of BallroadJ*. Tho Illinois Central will also sell on the Irst and third Tuesdays In June, July, August Sep tember and October. Homeseekers'exeurson tickets to points on foreign lines of railroads In many of the Western, Southwestern and Sotth orn states. I For rates, routes, etc.. Inquire of your nearest ILLINOIS CENTRAL TICKET AGENT. All Home-Seekers' Excursion Tickets are auld at a rate of ONE FARE PLUS $2.00 for the round trip. Tickets limited to 21 days for return. J. F. MERRY. A. G. F. A., III. Ceat.R.R.. 2Gwl8 Dubuque, low*. EXCURSION RATES -TO THB- 21st. in clusive, limited to July 22d for return at a rate of only One and One-Third Fare J. F. MERRY. A. G. P. A., I1L Gent. R. R., 26W4 Dubuque, Iowa. ILL. CENT. LOW RATES TO Epworth League Convention, Indian apolis, July 20-93. On account of the Biennial Conven tion International Epworth League, at Indianapolis, Ind., July 20-23, the Illi nois Central will sell round trip tickets from all points in Iowa, Minnesata and South Dakota, at a rate of only One Fare Plus $2*00 for the round trip. Tickets limited to Jul 24th, with privilege of extension until August 20th, by paying Joint Agency fee of SO cents, and depositing ticket on or before July 24th. For further information and advertis ing circulars address the undersigned. J. F. MERRY, A. G. P. A., 111. Cent. K. B., 24w6 Dubuque, Iowa. Cement Walks I ajn prepared to put down first class cement walks, also do gll kindB of plastering and Btucco work. AU work guaranteed to stand, and also guaranteed as to workmanship and material. If you have any work in thiB line call or address W. A. Whitman CONVENTION is, If JULY 20 TO 23, 1899. For the above the B,C.R.&N.R'y will run Free Reclining Chair Cars and Coaches Through to Indianapolis via Chicago and Peoria. Tickets on sale July 18, 19 and 20, good until August 20 at RATE of ONE FARE, PLUS 82.00 for the ROUND TRIP. Call on B. C. R. & N. agent for circular giving full information, convention, program, eta, or address sfiiMt Gen'l^iuls!^^T?Agt. Said the 3rocer "I'll have •'to get nickels in." "What's the matter?" "Uneeda Biscuit! The new delicacy. Costs only 5 cents for a package. Enough for a meal, too. Just look at that package for 5 cents! Biscuit Machinery 3 Royal purple and white. Dust proof I Moisture proof 1 Odor proof 1 Keeps in the goodness. Keeps out the badness. Everybody wants The haying season is now here, and we know we can benefit you on Hay* Rakes and McCormick Mowers. We are handling the Keystone Chef side delivery rake, beside hand and horse dump rakes, ten and twelve foot. We are also handling the 5-6 and 7 foot McCormick Mowers, which are too well known to need any further introduc tion. Also the McCormirk Right-hand and open end Elevator Harvester an be or chase elsewhere and we will give you a bargain. YOUNG & DOTY F: N. BEACOM Haying and Harvesting Buy your twine NOW, before it goes higher Ss~s»ri:k ft ,.y ^annna* First=Class Goods at Reasonable F. N. BEACOM MILLER & HOYT, MILLER & HOYT. -lata. Trim your torch Try our Ice Cream Soda with Crushed Fruits. ,00k at Your Hat [_. and Sne.inet North End Drug Store: If you pay high prims Ka with the eyes of a stranger., Might it not be improved upon? We have a stock here which we think would improve any man. There is something here to please every taste and every purse, for instance, Stiff hats, Fedoras, Pashas, Crush hats, Straw and Crashes, Golf and Yacht Caps. SPECIAL SALE., Men's Trousers. So pair Men's Strictly AU-Wool trojs rs, $2 .00 qualityfo $1.45. CRASH SUITS, Alapaca Coats, (regi^ar and extra ong) blue serge coats and vests, Negligee Shirts and many other Warm Weather Fixings. R. ST "FOUR WALLS" Four walls may make a home, but we don't think very much of that kind of a home unless the walls are attractively papered. We have a ••••, few remnants which we wish to close out in order to make room lot New Stock. If you have a room to paper now is'. your chance to buy at your own price 'iv All you'll have say is "wall paper' and we'll do the rest—we'll show you what's spproffriate—what's stylish and help you match your fur nishings. Fplks Say to prevent the mites and chicken lice from de stroying nyour young chickens. It is guar anteed to do the work. Try some! OUT STOREY & ABBOTT, The Leading Druggists. we have as fine a soda water as can be made, and we assure you we aim to make it the purest and sweetest possible Try our ice cream soda with crushed fruits. Our Wild Cherry is made from the fruit of wild cheries, while most wild Cherry Syrups are purely artificial. Gregg & Wrad, Attention, Farmers Now is the time to get a supply of Carboleum Successors to P. J. ATWATER ...Anders & Philipp CENTRAL PHARMACY- For Groceries rt" T. N. ARNOLD. •wx-? you are apt to muwcuca Ret good goods If you pay little you are apt to get little in the way of quality. If you pay a (air price at Arnold's you get the best groci-ries that money can buy anywhere at any time, and you have the satifat tion of knowing that they have been carefully and cleanly handled. That's worth knowing. A clean store and clean goods.