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County Correspondence.
EHLER.
W. J. Montgomery and wife spent
Sunday with the former's parents, at
PleaBant Hill.
A. J, Henderson was in Coggon one
day last week between trains.
Edd Ewing spent Sunday with
friends north east of here.
James Henderson & Sons are buying
poultry at present and are paying the
highest market price.
The hog market is some better again
and our buyers are shipping out a
great many of them as usual.
The O'Haro brothers and Frank
Holab were in town one day last week,
Quite a number from here attended
the dinner given by the Presbyterians,
of Coggon, laBt week Friday.
Bert Orvis called on his best girl
Sundqy evening.
Mr. Eiacker and niece, MisB Clara
Greton, viiited in this section Thursday
Ask E. Mulvehill how the roads are
near Winthrop.
D. Kennedy was a Masonville caller
Friday.
Wm. Behan and wife, of Fremont
Center, were seen on our Btreets Thurs
day.
We are glad to hear that Mr. East
man is much improved in health and
able to walk around again.
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Lewis Mulvehill spent Sunday with
his parents.
HART WICK.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Porter viBited
/.friends here Fjciday.
George Furman was doing business
in Manchester Friday.
Miss Katie Tier visited friends in
Delhi Saturday.
Bile Breach and A. Miester went to
Delhi Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Pierle, of south of
Delhi, viBited Mr. and Mrs. P. Mickles
Saturday.
Mrs Julie Smith visited her mother,
Mrs. L. DoTt, of Delhi, Sunday.
Frankie Furman was in Delhi Mon
day on business.
Mort Smith and John Hartman were
Manchester visitors Sunday,
Balph Andrews was in Dickeyville
Saturday.
John Porter, of Delhi, visited his bod
Homer Porter, Sunday last.
Mrs. and Mias Fleming were Man
Chester visitors Friday.
George'.Heckora was in Delhi Tues
day.
There area few cases of hog cholera
in this neighborhood.
John Miester visited Delhi friends
Wednesday.
Mrs. Smith went to Delhi Thursday
to visit friends.
The old Hartwick mill iB still grind
ing to its full capacity every day, and
the managers, Furman Bros., do
good work.
Mr. Van Moty, of Battle Creek
Michigan, haB been selling books
this county and visited some of his
friends as well as selling books. He
visited Miss Mamie Fleming, of Rocky
Nook, and John Miester, of Hartwick,
LAMONT.
Rev. Zeilinger, of Oelwein viBited, in
Lamont Thursday.
Mrs. Greise, of Rock Rapids, return
ed to her home Friday,
Emma Bracher haB returned home
after visiting friends in Oelwein last
week.
Mrs. J. E. B. Stimpson returned
Thursday to her home in Stanley after
a week's visit in Lamont and Oneida.
J. W. Watt and family entertained
Mrs. Watt'B brother, Mr. Ridenur, from
Tuesday to Thursday.
W. D. Field wife and children visited
the F. Field and F. Sheldon homes last
week.
Born, Tuesday, December 12, to Dr
Taylor and wife, a daughter.
Born, Saturday, December 9, to T.
W. Roger and wife, a son.
George Stimpson, of Stanley, spent
Sunday in Lamont.
Rev. Smith is holding revival meet
ings at the county corners.
Lamont school closed Friday for two
weeks vacation.
Miss Ankerman will spend Chrismas
vacation at her home near Grinnell.
Miss Landshultz will spend her
Christmas at her home in Big Patch,
Wisconsin.
Bert Torey, of Arlington, was in La
mont Thursday.
Orln Sliter has been down town two
different times the last week after lay
ing in bed ten weeka with his cut knee.
He goes on crutches but is getting bet
ter very fast now. He was able to be
taken to his own home on the farm
last week. He has been staying in his
parental home in Lamont since he cut
his knee.
Holiday trade, merchants have no
complaints to make of the volume of
business being done in Lamont getting
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readyfor Christmas.
That favorite orator and wit, De Witt
Miller will give one of his lectures at
the Opera House in Lamont, Friday
evening.
The Literary Hub met at the home
of Edward WintenburgDec.18.
The W. C. T. U. Silver Medal Con
test met at the Baptist Church Friday
evening. There were seven young
lady contestants: Ollie Hesner, Altha
Brown, Katie Goldsmith, Lena Hutton,
Alma Pierce, Orma Thompson and
Pearl Kenyon. All did well. But
only one can get the medal and that
was Altha Brown.
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Rev. D. Mitchell delivered his
lecture on Social Purity in the Baptist
Vchurch last Sunday evening.
The X. 0.0. F. are preparing for a
Christmas ball here, December 25. Good
', music will be furnished.
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Leslie Hoyt, of Manchester, spent last
week in Iuno(it,
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DELAWARE.
Fear.
PRAIRIE.
A merry Christmas to all
"I heard the bells on Christmas day,
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men.'
Miss Daisy Mulvehill spent Saturday
with friends in Manchester.
John Swindle, of Silver Creek, was a
Masonville caller Thursday.
Wm. Barry marketed twenty-six hogs
averaging 430 pounds each, in Mason
ville last Monday. Mr. Barry is one of
Delaware county's best hog raisers.
The Ladies' Aid Society, of the "le PB8' week,
Methodist church, will bold their Fair
next Thursday in the Stone Hall. Din
ner and supper will be served.
Barr Bros, were taking in cattle here
ni8ht-
John Meister was a Delhi caller Sat
urday.
Mrs. James Smith was in Delhi
Thursday.
NORTH MANCHESTER NOTES.
Last Tuesday Earl June met with an
accident while hunting that might have
proved fatal. By some means his
brother's gun, who was a few feet bo-
Stewart King moved to Oelwein last1
week Thursday. He has sold his prop
erty herp and intends to make Oelwein
bis future home.
1 home of hie daughter, Mrs. Henry
Sharpe.
The donation party held at the home
of Bev. Foote waB well attended and a
liberal donation given.
The rabbit hunters have been busy
RYAN,
A.F. Peifner, of Dubuque, was in
Mr. R. Diamond, of Earlville, is do-1 town Monday.
ing some carpenter work for J. M. P. Striegel and Edward Houlahan
Kingsley. were visitors at the county capital
A number of the Delhi people vt Wednesday
tended Rev. Loveland's church lust Our merchants have been having an
Sunday evening. unusually heavy trade on winter goods
James Fear has a position in the '^e past few days
depot at Robins. The Foresters have postponed their
Ray Simons is working in the depot
n®xt
here, taking the place vacated by James I
regular meeting which would fall
on
Gretchen Jakelin visited her sister,
Christmas night to Thursday even
in8
December 28th.
MiBS
Mrs. Chas Simons, at Cedar Falls, I ^or Manchester Saturday,
several days recently.
Neil Kearney was a passenger
M-
McColloagh, of Dubuque, was
calling on friends here last week.
THORPE. J°hn Behan returned Monday from
Not enough snow for sleighing and Dodge where he has been working
certainly no wheeling. What do you '^e past few weeks.
call^itV 1 *r(
W. H. Martin sports anew Portland DELHI.
cutter. William Haller moved his family
W. L. Brander has been reinstated Mown from Manchester Thursday and
station agent here. Mr, Brander is one tbey have gone to housekeeping in
of the best agents on the road and we part of Judge Doolittle's house.
are only too glad to have him back. Harlan and Roy Stone arehomefrom
Mrs. Electa Clark is not enjoying Fayette for their vacation.
very good health at present. opal Stoner is viBiting her parents at
Henry Heyer shipped a carload of Edgewood. While there she has had
hogs Monday. the misfortune to sprain her ankle in'
Buch a WBy thBt
Saturday. turn to her duties in the bank for some
..Crs. John Wilson is confined to her time.
bed with inflammatory rheumatism. Mrs. Furman and Miss Fronie have
The church sociable at Henry Sabin's I gone to Minneapolis to spend the win
Friday night waB well attended and a ter with relatives.
success financially. Mrs. Benson, of Strawberry Point, is
A. 13. Hetherington has removed visiting friends west of town.
from his farm here to Manchester. j. Holbrook PoBt, G. A. 11.,
There was a large family reunion at elected the following officers at their
Clifford Ryan's last Wednesday. iaBt meeting for the ensuing year: Com-
The entire neighborhood attended an mander, Thomas Simons S. V. C.,
oyster supper at Cluteville Friday I w, Corbin J. V. C., A. J. YouDg
There will be a Christmas tree and °ountfy The funeral was held on Mon-
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appropriate exercises at the St. Paul's
church on Christmas night.
Rev. Pratt preached a very interest
ing discourse at our church last
Sunday,
taking for his text, Heb. 11-24 25. He
compared the riches and honors of the
Egyptian throne and its attendant
pleasures with the choice that MoseB
made "chosing rather to suffer affliction
Miss Katie Commerford spent Sat
urday at her home in Manchester.
Several of the young people enjoyed a
taffy pull at W. E. Cloud's Saturday
evening given by Miss Carrie
Banning, of Brookfield, Missouri, a sis
ter of MrB. W. E. Cloud. Those pres
ent were: Louise Brandon, Lyle Parker,
Erma Laxson, Emma LaxBon, Caro
Staehle, Bessie Kiern, Chauncey Davey,
Burt Millen, Carol Parker, Clyde Run
dell Lester Hunt Willie Laxon and
Wille Kiern's.
Lester Powell has taken Ray Simons
place in the depot.
Mr. McRunnels, who lived south of
here about live miles, moved his family
to Buena ViBta Co. where he will re
side on his brother in-law's farm.
A son of Adam Libe, who resides in
Holt Co, Nebraska is visiting relatives
here.
Dr. Swinburne recently purchased a
new gramophone.
W. T. Wood spent a few days the
latter part of the week at Colesburgh
and at bis farm in Colony.
Will McCabe is learning the barber
trade with Herman Philipp.
Chas Alvous, of Manchester, was in
town Saturday.
Christmas trees will be had at both
the Congregational and M. E. Churches
on Saturday evening the 23rd.
J. C. Nieman's first market day will
be held on Saturday the 23rd. A large
crowd w}ll be in attendance.
Mr. Adam Otto iB quite slok at' the
she probably cannot re-
quartermaster, J. Snell chaplain, N.
John Croyle will entertain his old I Green oflicer of the day, George Elli
friends and neighbors Tuesday, son guard, L. Pierce surgeon, C. Ston
A splendid evening iB anticipated to-
er
night at the home of James ABh, the I QGeorge Penn and daughter, Ora, and
occasion being the twenty-second birth- Mina Sutton were down from Delaware
day of their .eldest son, Harry. It is Saturday.
a Burprise we believe, on the young George Dunham is home from Fay
man.
ette to spend vacation,
C. D. Stone had a thirteen acre field
of corn that averaged eighty-three bush-
acre
6eventy-five
hind him, went off, the charge going I ^s. Wm. Robinson and Mrs. J. B.
through the upper part of his rubber fT
boot into the calf of bis leg and lodged
in his boot. Dr. Lindsay was sum
moned and dressed the wound and Mr.
June is doing well and able to be
around by the use of crutches.
day afternoon from the M. E. church
The services were conducted by Rev
Salisbury. Relatives from Indepen
dence were in attendance at the funeral,
COSTLY WOHK OF SSOWSI.IDI S.
Lives Lost and Property Destroyed In the
Canyons of Colorado.
Denver, Dec. 18.—.Tames Kennedy,
... a miner employed on the Silver Queen
with the people of God, than to enjoy
0
ourny. Col., was carried over a 500-
the pleasures of sin for a season. foot cliff to death, and bis companion,
Hon. C. Yoran will preach at the St. Jeff Hngle, had a narrow escape, being
Paul's church next Sunday, December
24th.
Earl June and Agnes Geide were mar
ried last Saturday, December 16. They
are both well known and respected by
saved only by suspension in a high
pine that withstood the shock of the
snowslide. Both men were walking
to their work over a narrow trail
scarcely two feet wide. Hearing tho
slide coming, they tried to run before
the people in this part of the city, and I Path, but were too slow. Engle
have the best wishes of the people in I X* wiTnof d^mag™"8'
their married life. Tellurlde reports the wrecking of
the stamp mill of Thomas lode in the
EARLVILLE. Bear Creek basin and the death of
Will, McCabe returned home luesaay T. E. Thonms. Bert Hopklrk was on
from Omaha, Nebraska, where he has I
been working the past four months.
Harry Porter shot a jack rabbit near
Fred Reth's Thursday.
A. J. Vanileet was a business visitor
to Osterdock Wednesday.
Arthur Reeder returned to Hopkinton
Tuesday evening.
Mrs. A. C. Bender, who has been vis
iting her son,Willis, the past two
months returned to her home in Du
xand, 111. Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Taylor returned
from Waterloo Wednesday, leaving
their daughter, Mrs. C. A. Gilliam im
proved in health.
Ed Lee baa an auction sale on the
Jerry Gibbs farm sonth of town Satur
day afternoon. Stephen Popham acted
as auctioneer.
Bert Powell iB clerking in VV. L.
Bender's Btore.
The Outlook Club met Friday after
noon with Mrs. J. B. Swinburne. A
farewell reception was given Mrs. C. A.
Bowley.
wa*ch
bUt
House Disposes of the Measure
'According to Programme.
pounds to
Mr. and Mrs. William Wragg.Mr.and
Grace Todd, of Hopkinton visited
Gwen Perkins over.Sunday.
The Aid Society realized something
over S100 at their fair last Saturday,
Mrs. F. O. Hutchins, who has been ill
for some time, died at her home Friday
night, December 15. She was about
seventy-live years of age and was an
Harry Buck and Everett Waterbouse, I resident of Delhi Her husband,
grandsons of Mr. and Mrs. N. I M«viu Hutchins was for many years
a a
E. Robertson, visited with relatives in
these parts recently.
place and Mrs. Hutchins will be re
membered by many throughout the
THE TOTE WA8 AYES 190, NATS 150.
Bight Democrats Toted with the Xtepnb-1
IJoam
°ther'
at the mill at the time, but
was wnrned in time to run in the tun
nel that led from the mill. The mill
was destroyed, entailing a loss of
$5,000. At the revenue tunnel A. Sar
torl was carried down 100 feet, and
escaped with both legs broken. An
tone Gallosi, who was buried in the
snowslide at Silver Plume last winter
and was dug out alive, was killed
within thirty feet of the scene by
smoking while loading dynamite cart
ridges.
MAY BE TRIED FOIt TREASON.
Evidence Which Goes to Show That
Aniurlcauii Aid FJlipltiutt.
Manila. Dee. 18.—Letter have been
captured from the Filipinos which in
dicate that the insurgent government
has received active and material sup
port from ninny prominent anti-cxpan
sionists in the United Stales. General
Otis is expi'L-ted to send these letters
to the president, with tlie request that
they be used us evidence in treason
cases against the Americnn friends of
the insurgents.
Among other important papers capt
ured from the insurgent government,
It is said, are some letters from the
junta in Hong Kong which give a
complete outline of a plan by which
the insurgents were to obtain arms
from the Americans which were to bo
used to fight them with afterward.
This scheme was to have been put into
execution before the Americans capt
ured Manila, and it shows that the
Filipinos were even at that early date
preparing for a struggle with the
Americans, although at that time they
professed to be on the most friendly
terms.
Cyclone In Udcamhlqae.
New York, Dec. 18.—The Commer
cial Cable company issued the follow
ing: "We are advised that the cable
between Mozambique and Lorenzo
Marques Is interrupted. A terrific cy
clone at Mozambique bos caused In
terruption of the Delagoa bay cable,
houses have been blown down and
ships In the harbor have been
wrecked. The telegraph station was
unroofed, but the Instruments were
saved."
Ex-Congressman Pldooek Dead.
New York, Dec. 18.—Former Con
gressman James Nelson PldcocK, ror
twenty years a Democratic leader in
New Jersey, died at his home in White
House, N. J., of paralysis. He was
stricken with paralysis at 7 o'clock
last night while seated in his library.
He became unconscious immediately,
and although doctors were summoned
he did not regain consciousness
Failures in New York.
New York, Dec. 18.—The Produce
Exchange Trust company of this city
has closed Its doors. A notice upon
the door says that the company has
suspended payment pending an exam
ination of Its books. The suspension
of the firm of Henry Allen & Co., bank
ers and brokers, has been announced
on the Stock Gxchans*
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for the Bill—Chairmen off the!
House Committee* As Announced by I
Speaker Henderson—Payne of Hew I
York Heads Ways and Means—Death of
Lieutenant Brumby*
Washington, Dec. 18.—Tlie currency I
bill passed the house by a vote of 190
to 150. Tho following Democrats voted
for the bill: Clayton of New York,
Denny of Maryland, Driggs of New
York, Fitzgerald of New York, Kup
pert of New York, Scudder of New
York, Thayer of Massachusetts, Wil-|
son of New York.
At 1:05 p. m. the house adjourned.
THIS HOUSB COHlUTTBEti.
Uat of the chairmen Announced by
Speaker Henderson*
Washington, Dec. 18.—The chalrmaii
of the various committee's as
nounced by Speaker Henderson, are
as follows:
Elections No. 1, Taylor, Ohio elec
tions No. 2, Weaver, Ohio elections
No. 3, Mesick, Michigan ways and
means, Payne, New York appropria
tions, Cannon, Illinois Judiciary, Bay,
New York banking and currency,
Brosius, Pennsylvania coinage,
weights and measures, Southard, Ohio
Interstate and foreign commerce, Hep
burn, Iowa rivers and harbors, Bur
ton, Ohio merchant marine and fish
eries, Grosvenor, Ohio agriculture,
Wadsworth, New York foreign affairs,
Hitt, Illinois military affairs, Hull,
Iowa naval affairs, Boutelle, Maine
postofflce and post roads, Loud, Cali
fornia public lands, Lacey, Iowa In
dian affairs, Sherman, New York ter
ritories, Knox, Massachusetts Insular
affairs, Cooper, Wisconsin railways
and canals, Chickerlng, New York
manufacturers, Farls, Indiana mines
and mining, Crump, Michigan public
buildings and grounds, Mercer, Ne
braska Pacific railroads, Powers, Ver
mont levees and Improvement of Mis
sissippi river, Bartholdt, Mississippi
education. Grow, Pennsylvania labor,
Gardner, New Jersey militia, Marsh,
Illinois patents, Herr, Ohio Invalid
pensions, Sullown, New Hampshire
pensions, Loudenslager, New Jersey
claims, Graff, Illinois war claims,
Mahon, Pennsylvania private land
claims, Smith, Illinois District of Co
lumbia, Babcock, Wisconsin revision
of the laws, Warner, Illinois reform
In the civil service, Glllett, Massachu
setts election of president, vice presi
dent and representatives In congress,
Corliss, Michigan irrigation of arid
landB, Tongue, Oregon immigration
and naturalization, Shattuc, Ohio
ventilation and accoustlcs. Prince, Illi
nois expenditures in the state de
partment, Smith, Michigan expendi
tures in the treasury department,
Cousins, Iowa expenditures in the
war department. Grout, Vermont ex
penditures In the navy department
Stewart, New Jersey expenditures in
the postofflce department, Wanger,
Pennsylvania expenditures In the In
terior department, Curtis, Kansas ex
penditures In the department of jus
tice, Dolliver, Iowa expenditures In
the department of agriculture, Gillet,
New York expenditures on public
buildings, Gamble, South Dakota ac
counts, Bull, Rhode Island select com
mittee on census, Hopkins, Illinois
library, Harmer, Pennsylvania print
ing, Heatwole, Minnesota enrolled
bills, Baker, Maryland.
LIEUT. BRUMBY IS DBAD.
Weakened by Exposure, Be Sticeumbs to
J2 Typhoid Fever.
Washington, Dec. 18.—Lieutenant
Thomas M. Brumby, Admiral Dewey's
Sag lieutenant while the admiral was
In command of the Asiatic station,
died of typhoid fever at 5:45 In the
afternoon at the Garfield hospital here.
Lieutenant Brumby's death had been
expected for some days. The ardu
ous character of the duty he performed
In the Philippines and his Inability to
stand the climate weakened hlB con
stitution, and he had been In poor
health since his return to the United
States.
Lieutenant Brumby was 44 years
Old, twenty-six years of which were
•pent in the naval service. He was
appointed to the naval academy from
Georgia Sept. 29, 1873. and was pro
moted to midshipman June 18, 1879.
His first sea service was on board the
old Tennessee, which he joined on Dec.
10, 1879. He was promoted to the
grade of ensign on Nov. 26, 1880, and
seven years later was advanced to the
grade of lieutenant, Junior grade. His
last promotion was received Aug. 24,
1892. Because of his yersatlllty lie
had been on one occasion attached to
the office of naval Intelligence. Ad
miral Dewey had frequently met the
young officer and had the highest re
spect for his judgment and ability, ao
when he was selected to command the
Asiatic station he requested Lieutenant
Brumby to accept the office of flag
lieutenant
Intended CompIlmenU
Washington, Dec. 18.—It has been
practically decided that the marriage
of Robert Bromley, honorary attache
of the British embassy, and the
daughter of Lord Panncefote, the Brit
ish ambassador, will take place on
Feb. 22, Washington's birthday. It Is
understood in society circles that that
day was settled by the British ambas
sador as a compliment to the Ameri
cans who will he invited to the wed
ding. A large contingent is expected
over from England for the ceremonies.
Young Women Church Clhen.
Atlanta, Ga„ Dec. 18.—In the Tem
ple Baptist church of Atlanta young
women acted as ushers. It being
thought they would give better satis
faction than young men. Three young
women of the church were selected
by the Rev. A. C. Ward, the pastor,
and they conducted the congregation
to seats at Sunday's services. for the
first time. If it Is found that young
men are induced to nttend church by
the presence of young women as ush
ers the system may be made perma
nent.
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
Edmund Morris gciieral inspector
of the Ontario bank and widely known
in banking circles, is dead at Toronto,
Can.
Fire completely destroyed the fac
tory of the Duluth Boot and Shoe com
pany at Duluth, Minn. One fireman,
B. McVitte, was killed by falling walls
and two others were seriously injured.
Loss, $130,000.
The Spanish government has formal*
ly recognized General Cipriano Castro
as president of the Itepublic of Venez
uela.
Mrs. G. W. Chinn, wife of Shelby
county's representative in the legisla
ture, committed suicide at her home in
Clarence county, Mo., by cutting her
throat.
Fire completely destroyed the school
annex building of St. Michael's or
phan asylum at Pittsburg.
John Smith, who was convicted at
Salt Lake of attempting to dynamite
Judge O. W. Powers, took morphine
with suicidal intent and cUed.
There will be a strong effort made
to have the next Democratic national
•MQveQtJop held rnqpjnnnftfl
The announcement that Senator
Haua bad leased tk* Late Vln Prul
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A Lonely Bachelor
feels less lonely with a good fire
in the grate before him. Many a
house is desolate and cheerless be
cause the grates are boarded up.
Buy some good soft coal (such as
we carry) and start up a fire. It
will warm the very cockles ol your
heart. We also carry all kinds
of hard coal.
'Phone 156. Manchester, Iowa
Artistic Tailoring
TAILOR.
Shop In Masonic Blk, over
Harry Stewart's Qrocery
Wt j£-j£ fj-s-
1 f- :*V,
The new needs BlSCllIt are delivered to
the consumer in moisture and dust proof packages,
as fresh and crisp and clean as though just from the
oven. They should always be served from the origi
nal package, which should be kept carefully closed.
Uneeda
Biscuit
are unequaled for general use. A perfect every
day food for everybody. Serve every day with
every meal. Give them to the children instead of
cakes. Sold everywhere at five cents the package
—never in bulk.
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Don't miss seeing our line of
Christmas
Presents...
of every kind. You never saw
nicer novelties or better prices
than we have to ofler you.
& WARD II
Uy winter goods are here and those desiring Buits and overcoats
up-to-date should not fail to call and examine my stock. My
goods are the beet on the market and prices to suit the times.
Suits, $18.00 up overcoats, 818.00 up pants, 85.00 up. llemem
ber, These are made in my shop. You get the latest style and
fit and brat of .workmanship, at A. L. SEVERTSON, the artistic
Stated to nave oeen emmtrvUo.
The Lyman Mills company of Holy
oke, Mass., has announced an increase
of 10 per cent, in wages, aud the new
ecale 1ms already gone into effect.
The United States battleship Texas,
Captain Sigsbee commanding, has ar
rived at Havana.
The officials engaged iu hunting out
the criminal' who robbed the Pacific
Express company in Cheyenne, Wyo.,
recently have obtained a definite clew.
William H. Carpenter, author, poet
and editor, is dead at Baltimore.
Booker T. Waslilugton lms received
a letter from John D. Rockefeller, who
offers $10,000 to the Tuskegee Normal
and Industrial institute at Tuskegce,
Ala.
James W. Rois. general manager of
the National Steel company, is dead
at his home in Newcastle, Pa., aged
about 35 years.
KEGSNTS ARE CONDEMNED.
Iowa Stat® University Finauces Said To B«
Uudly Mnntigml.
Des Moines, la., Dec. 18.—The board
of control bus Issuoil a long l-ejiort on
its examlnutlon of (ho financial affairs
of the State University at Iowa City.
The instiutlon Is manajjed by a board
of regents. The conduct of Unaudal
affairs Is severely criticised and a new
system of accounting for funds is de
manded. The regents are said to have
permitted many expenditures for ille
gal purposes, which the report says
should be stopped in the future.
A large number of items are cited,
showing that not only have the meth
ods of handling money been loose and
in violation of tlie law, but that the
salary of ex-l'iesident SeliaelTcr was
paid to his estate for a period of three
mouths after he was dead. It also says
that expense bills are paid for mem
bers of the faculty which should not
It* charged to the state and in vlolatloa
•r th» it*.
DRUGGISTS
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A. L. Severtson,
DON'T fail to visit
MOORE'S DEPART-
you buy younChrist
mas Presents.
Tailor
Futal Fire la Hoboken.
New York, Dec. 18.—Three persons
were burned and a fourth injured by
Jumping from a second-story window
in a tenement house fire in Jefferson
avenue, Hoboken, which gutted the
building. Dennis Sullivan, aged 43,
was burned about the hands, face and
body, and his recovery Is doubtful.
lladame de Tourney in Dffavy Stuart.
(Dally News. Belolt, Wisconsin.)
Madame Elsie de Tourney'sportrayal
of the character of Mary Stuart, the un
happy Queen of Scots, at the opera
house last evening, was an artlst'c event
in the hiBtory of the house. Her acting
was all that could be desired, the rendi
tion of the play was free from criticism.
The people seldom have the opportunity
to see an actress of Madame de Tour
ney's ability in Belolt.
HOLIDAY BATES
on the
B.,0.B. AN. BT.
Very Low Itatea have been author
ized on all lines of this Railway for the
Holiday Season.
Call on agents of this Company for
tickets and other information.
JNO. 6. FARHEE, A. G. P. & T. A.
Cedar Baplds, la.
Executors Sale of Beal Estate!
The underfilled Executors of the Estate of
Alexander H. Laodls, late of the county of Hun
terdon, State of New Jorsey, deceased, will sell
at puoilo auotlon on Saturday, December 28,
1890, sale to commence at two o'clock on the
afternoon of said day, In the office of the
Clarence House in Manchester.Iowa, the follow
ing desoribed real estate, to-wlt: The north
half (H) of section Kifteen(l5) to Coffin's Crove
township, and lots I78-174-175-17G-177-178 in the
town of Delaware, all in the county of Delaware
and state of Iowa.
This half section of land will be offered In par
cels to suit bidders, and also
as a whole. Further
conditions will be made known on the day of
sale.
Dated this 0th day of December, A, D., 1899.
James M. Haoaicak,
fcxMutoraof Ltndli.
SOMETHING
NEW
a
-Medallions
A Gift for "Her
Men will be saved a lot of useless thinking if they will drop
in and see what we have in holiday gifts for the ladies. Below
area few suggestions, but we have scores of other items to
show you when you come. Our prices will also help at this
season when the longest purse is apt to be too short.
Wave Crest Ware
Toilet Cases
Fancy Boxes
Albums
Perfumes
Fine Stationery
And good books ne
cessitate
There's nothing more beautiful made in the way of pictures. Come
in and see them it would be hard to imagine a more perfect gift.
SUCCESSOR TO STOREY & ABBOTT.
Long evenings neces
sitate good books
Good
Book
Cases
and we have them I
Hk
TafiK Heale
S3
All Cut Iron. No
Rusting Out
Burns all kinds of
Fuel.
SS Ashes can be removed
by lifting the grate
S3
There's no lady who would not be delighted with a piece of this
beautiful art ware. It appeals to the feminine loye for the beautiful
We have the latest designs, in all suitable materials and at a variety
of oriceB.
Glove, handkerchief, photograph" and trinket boxes in great variety.
A hard gift to beat in many cases. Beautiful ones at little prices.
Something you cannot go amisB on. Always pU asing if the quality
be right. Both bulk and fancy packages.
More and more popular for Christmas giving.
W. A. ABBOTT
We have also a corn-,
plete and elegant line
of tables and ladies'
writing desks. When
selecting Christmas
presents don't forget to
inspect our furniture
stock.
Jones & Coolidge
Holiday Furniture!
Werkmeister, of Earlville, wants your holiday furniture trade, and will
sell you goods at prices that will pay you to deal with him.
We want all Delaware county people, before they make their holiday
purchases of furniture, to examine our stock, get our prices and Batisfy
themselves that we believe in small profits and large sales, and in every
instance will give full value for their money.
We carry a complete line of first-class up-to-date furniture, and peo
ple living at a distance may feel assured that if they come to £arlville to
deal with us they will find what they want, and never have reason to
regret their coming.
SPECIAL CARE AND SKILL in UNDERTAKING INTRUSTED
TO US.
chairs
chairs
chairs
chairs
chairs
chairs
F. WERKMEISTER,
EARLVILLE, IOWA.
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