WEDNKSDA.Y, JAU.3, 1900.
TILMHONI NO. 154.
—Bertha Barr, of Edgewood Is visit
log friends in this city.
—J.L.Schofield, of Waterloo Y. M.
0. A., was in tbe city last Thursday.
—Fred Hammond, who is studying
medicine In Chicago spent the holidays
In this city.
—Miss Florence Atwater is visiting in
Dubuque at the home of her sister
/Mrs. J. F. Jackson.
—J. W. Blzby, of Dubuque, spent
Sunday in this city a guest of Yr. and
-Mrs. E. B. Champion.
—Tbe Y. M. C. A. basket ball team of
this city,play tbe Dubuque team in the
Key City January 19tb.
—Geo. Hines and family, of Chicago,
are visiting In this city with bis par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Iiines.
—Mrs. C. D. Arnold, of Cedar Rapids,
was a guest..last week at the home of
her brother-in-law, H. F. Arnold.
—Florence and Clarence Lister re
turned yesterday to Grinnell, where
.they are students in Iowa College.
—Miss Grace Johnson, of Storm
Lake, visited here tbe first of tbe week
with her grandfather, D. B. AUen.
'—Miss Nell Vanoe and Miss Jennie
Prenssner have gone to Madison, Wis.,
when they wlU attend school this win
—Hugo von Qven enjoyed a visit
'-last week from his brother, U. E. von
Oven whoee home la at Savannah, Illi
—Charles Waughop went to Earlville
yesterday to conduct a mandolin class
which he has recently organized at that
—Mr. D. L. Cameron, of Chicago,
was here the first of the week to attend
the funeral of his brother-in-law,
—The Earlville furniture man, F.
Werkmeister commences the new year
right, by a new advertisement in the
came out to witness the La Cross-Man.
Chester game here last Saturday evening,
—Bev. H. W. Tuttle accompanied by
bis parents arrived here last week from
New York state. ,It Is the intention of
the latter to make Manchester their fu
—A. H. Middieton discontinued work
.. last week in L. B. Stout's clothing store
and will return to farm life on his
father's farm near ForeetviUe. His po
sition is taken by Clinton Lusk.
—Miss Nina MacElroy, of Marshall
townf is visiting in this city with her
friend, Miss Birdena Tucker. Tbey
depart this evening for Dubuqe where
they are students in Mt. St. Joseph's
—The ladies' auxllllary of the Y. M.
C. A. tendered a reception last Monday
evening to Secretary and Mrs. E. R.
Champion. Refreshments were served
and a very enjoyable evening was spent
'S by those present.
& —There will be a joint Installation of
A W. H. Morse Post and the Woman's
Belief Corps at G. A. R. hall Wednes-
institution and deliver his oration at
the state oratorical contest lobe held at
Grinnell next month.
—On the first of the month L. C.
Smith-^became a partner*- with bis
brother, H. C. Smith, In the drug busi
ness. Tbe new.llrm will be known
Smith Bros. He is no stranger to the
business, having been tbe popular clerk
for his brother for several years.
—Last Thursday Mrs. Robert Den
ton, of Masonville, presented her hus
band with a very pretty girl baby,
which Robin very promptly named Mar
guerite. We doubt if the arrival of the
little Miss was more joyously welcom
ed by anyone, besides her parents, than
—There was a general exodus yester
day morning of students returning to
the various institutions of learning
after spending the holiday .vacation at
home. Among those who went to Mt.
Vernon were the Misses Maud and
Ruth Graham, Frank Merwin, and
-—George Clemans was a guest of
friends and relatives over Sunday. He
left Monday morning for Cedar I
Rapids from whence be goes to south
—The second of tbe series of club
danoes was held last Friday evening in
the Central Odera House, The attend
ance was much larger than at the first
one and a very pleasant evening was en
joyed by tbe Urge number present.
'.^ The Harmony Orchestra furnished ex-
music, the harpist proving hlm-
self a valuable acquisition to that
—Blake & Son quote'prlces on foot
wear this week.
—B. F. Miles and MIBS Miles were
over night visitors at Independence
—Dr. S. L. Seeley, of Waverly, spent
Sunday at in this city.
—J. H. Crtmnr, of Strawberry Point,
had business in the city Friday.
—Roland Toowbd came up from
Dyersville to sp»B Sunday with his
mother in this city.
—Miss Maud Miller went to Mt. Ver
non yesterday morning, wl.ere she will
enter Cornell College.
—Floy Cooley left yesterday morning
for Mt. Vernon, where she will attend
school the winter term.
—Mrs. E. G. Dittmer is enjoying a
visit from her mother, E. C. Bell, whoee
home is at M..ruing Sun.
—Miss l'ercil Ueune returned Mon
day evening to Cedar Falls after a visit
with relatives In the city.
—Midnight services led by Rev. H.
0. Pratt were held In the Methodist
church last Sunday evening.
—Ed UrassQeld, of the firm of Grass
field Bros, was at his former home in
Marion the first of the week.
—Will Dick and Clarence Copeland
returned to Chicago yesterday morning
where they are attending school.
—Mrs. Frank Hoffman, of Dubuque
spent New Years in this city with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Conger.
—Frank Johnson came borne from
Chicago last week to spend his holiday
vacation with bis parents In this city.
—Bert Matthews returned to his
studies at Cornell Monday morning af
ter a visit with his parents in this city.
—Cbas. Miller, of Littleton, visited
friends and relatives here last week
returning to his home Monday morn
—Miss Myrtle Whitney has entered
St. Luke's Hospital at Cedar Rapids for
the purpose of becoming a trained
—Dr. Chas. Dorman. of Dell Rapids
South Dakota, visited here last week
parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. W
—There will be a meeting of the Dela-
—Edward Putnam who Is working In
a civil engineer's office In Mason City is I ware County Agricultural society next
visiting at the home of his parents north
east of this city.
-Ben Keller, of Pos&Angeles, Wash
ington, is visiting aW formfer home
In this elty, a guest at^Se home of Mr
~and Mrs. B. H. KeUer.
—Miss Gertrude Gadsden, of Dyers
ville, spent Sunday In this city with her
friend Miss Anna Wolfe who is spend
ing the holidays in this city.
—Miss Pearl Huene left Monday
morning for Chicago, after spending
the'holldays In this city with her par
ents,Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Hnene.
—H. E. Emerson departed Monday
ornlngfor bis home in Denver, Colo
rado after a several weeks visit with
friends and relatives in this vicinity.
—Peter Flshel, of Marion, visited
here over Sunday at the home of his
cousin, Sheriff B. W. Flshel. He re
turned to his home Monday morning.
Monday at 10 a. m. In tbe Court house
In this city.
—Phillip HeiBerman, of Golden, ac
companied by his brother Gotlieb, of
Ryan, were transacting business in the
—A. O. Cowles, of Othello, Minn,, in
visiting with his cousin, E. S. Cowles,
of Campton. We acknowledge an
here predict Buccess for him
day evening, Jan. 3rd, to which the Traver, and William Holdren and An-
members of the Post and Corps, and
their families and ail Spanish war sol
diers are invited.
—His friends in the bounty pre pleas
ed to know that Herbert French won
first honors at the oratorical contest at
—See Kalamity's new advertisement
—P. J. Roach is confined to his home
—Miss Mary Kenyon has returned
from her visit at Clinton, Illinois.
—Miss Fae Ford leaves this evening
to reBume her studies in the State Uni
versity of Iowa, at Iowa City.
—Ernest Simpson came down from
Oelwein last week to spend a few days
at his mother's home in this city.
—A girl baby is a welcome addition
to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Denton, of Masonville, born last Thurs
—Kate Ford has returned to Cornell
college, at Mt. Vernon after spending
the holiday vacation with her parents
in this city.
—Mr. and Mrs. P. Larson, of Coleman,
North Dakota, were the guests of
friends and 'relatives here last week.
Mrs. Larson is a sister of I. W. Lamp
—Kinne & Madden commence the
New Year with an enlarged advertise
ment, in which they impart desirablo in
formation to users of snag proof over
—Harry Stewart is handling the
Quaker and Plymouth Mills brands of
flour, about which he will have some
thing to say next week In
qualified for the.posltlon and his friends „„,.
Lenox College. He will represent that the subject, "Looking Backward and contracting parties are well known here
Forward.*' Music will be furnished by I as promising young people, and their
a male quartet composed of Too-1
Sherwood, who with bis wife and Mrs.
—W. D. Hoyt and N. E. Davis have
formed a co-par tnershlp to engage in
the live stock business at this place.
The advertisement of the new firm ap
pears in another column.
—Mr. and Mrs. Milton Byrnes, of
Plattsbnrg, New York, are visiting
friends and relatives In this city, guests
at the home of tbe latter's mother, Mrs
Ann Ward. They will remain here
—The anmial meeting of the stock,
holders of the Manchester Co-operative
Creamery Co. will be held in Fireman's
Hall on Monday, January 8tb, 1U00, at
one o'clock a. m. sharp, to
and for the transaction of other business
—The Frank Howard Musical Spec
ialty Company will appear in the City
Hall Tuesday evening of next week
Frank Martindale's musical abilities
are well known here and he will un
doubtedly be greeted by a large house
—The agricultural implement firm of
Miller & Hoyt has been dissolved. Mr.
Miller will continue the business and
Mr. Hoyt, the retiring member, will
hereafter engage in the live stock busi
ness in Manchester, in partnership with
Mr. N. E. Davis.
—The Illinois Central's new time
card has again been delayed and will
not go into effect before January 15th
Mr. and Mrs. Ensle Frentress who I The Chicago- Omaha train will be entire'
reside in Honey Creek township are tbe ly hew in its equipment and it is said
parents of a boy baby born Tuesday that it will be as fine a train as the
night of last week. Pullman Company can turn out.
—Mrs. J. M. Pearse Is in Peoria, 1U1" —The Spedden-Palge dramatic com
nols, visiting her daughter, Mrs. Alba pany are filling tbe boards at tbe
Bennett-Snyder. She is expected home Central Opera House this week. A
tbe latter part of
Mrs. B. Wi Flshel left last Satur
,y morning for MoGregor Where" they
were called by the serious illness of Mrs
Fishers sister who resides at that' place.
-The ice harvest began in earnest
the first of the week. Geo. Slack is
busily engaged filling the new cold
storage plant's ice houses. The ice is of
an excellent clear quality and about
fourteen inches thick.
—D. B. Allen arrived borne tbe flfst
of the week from Freeport, Illinois,
week. large crowd greeted them Monday eve-
—Anders & Pbilipp of the Central ning and went away well pleased with
Pharmacy, advise that you start the
the New Year right and keep bookg.
They have tlie books for you.
the good entertainment. The troup
is a strong one and should draw good
houses every night thiB week
—Mrs. J. F. McEwen entertained
twenty-five ladies at her pleasant home
last Thursday afternoon in honor of
Miss Sue Paxson and Mrs. Nellie Hays,
of Omaha. The afternoon, was spent
in playing cards and at six o'clock an
elaborate dinner was served, which all
enjoyed and voted Mrs. McEwen an
—Tbe Misses Otis and Vira Colllnge
gave a reception to their friends, Fri
day afternoon of last week at tbe
Otis home on Union street. The
where he and Mrs. Allen visited house:was darkened for the occasslon
week with their daughter, Mrs. Lizzie |an(j
Allen-Hart. Mrs. Allen will prolong
her visit another week.
—L. T. Eaton departed yesterday for,
Des Moines where he has a position as
instructor of English and Literature in
I and flowers. The guests were served
with refreshments and the afternoon
I was spent in a very pleasant manner.
-Among those from this vicinity who
I expect to attend Highland Park College
,we" |.t Dee Moines the coming term are:
Maud Stringham, Reese Jones, Morris
Hetberington, Harry Thompson, Ernest
-Marriage licensee were Issued dur Eaton, James McCarren, Ernest Briggs,
Ing the past week to—George M. Mer- will strain, Harvey McCormick. Grace
win and Norma G. Butterfield, M. Earl Hetherington and Earl Tabor intend to
Hutson and Marguerite R. Lawrence. I enroll themselves as students in that in
Milton H. MacArthur and Daisy R. stltutlon In the near future.
Kirk wood, Elmer B. Gould and Clara G. _0n
Pitcher, Burt E. Joelln and Blanch Effie I ^m-ted the marriage of Miss Norma G,
snomkaM tk* Pitat ani) onH I nta Pnan I.. ... .... ....
nie Curry. j,ts |ty
i-.ni r, Integrity and close attention to business
Effie Cornlsb are at Hammond, Lou sl-
ana, Indicate that tbey an not having
summer weather there. HeeayB he IB f
., ... all who know them. Of Mr. Soharlee,
wearing hie winter clothing and is still
uncomfortably cold and that It Is their „.. scharles was In
TN Illinois, says. JOB. scnaries was in
intention to start for Florida soon In
search of warmer weather. Tbey will
go from Hammond to St. Augustine*
Florida. For the benefit of friend Sher
wood and his party we will say, that
thus far this winter we have had de
lightful weather for the time of the year
in this "neck of tbe woods." Come
lphus and get warm
em Minnesota where he Is a member of
a railroad surveying party, engaged in
locating a line from Germanla, Iowa,
to Albert Lea, Minnesota, which will
when completed be part of the B. C. R.
& N. system.
—The Y. M. 0. A. basket ball team
won from tbe La Crosse team in the Cen
tral Opera House last Saturday. Two
Junior teams played anfexhibltion game
before the big contest which began at
8:45. The visitors were much heavier
than the home boys but the latter
showed more agility In covering tbe
ground. The La Crosse team Is a good
one and plays well but the Manchester
boy* would liked to have been a little
harder presBed in earning their victory
Manchester won by a final score of 17 to
6. Tbe line up of tbe localB was Morse
c, J, Seeley 1. f., G. Williams r. f., deo,
Dorman 1. g., H. Heun* r, g.( Laic
MttthMn and Henry Nawlon subs.
afternoon of last week
and George M. Merwin in
—The men's meeting in the Y. M. I nte, Mr. and Mrs. R. Butterfield. Rev.
A. rooms last Sunday afternoon was
the home of the bride's par
O. Pratt united the young people in
postponed until next Suhday on account I marriage and they departed the same
of the funeral of D. Grange. M. F. Le I evening for Chicago where the groom
Roy will lead tbe meeting next Sunday, I has been for tbe past two years. The
friends wiBh them happiness in
good, H. L. Rann, Clarence Chapel and I their new home.
E. B. Stiles. I .^joaeph Scharlee has rented the
—A C. Luense, who has been in the Bradley & Sherman store building on
employ of the Illinois Central at this Franklin' street and about the first of
place for the past year or more, has I next month will put therein a stock of
secured employment with the C. G. W. I gents furnishing goods, and carry on
at Dversville, to which place he depart-1 the business of a merchant tailor. He
ed with his family on Tuesday of last has purchased Wolff Bros, fixtures, and
week. Mr.LuenBe is a good citizen,
an honorable and upright man, and
the Democrat wishes him and [his suc
cess and prosperity in their new home
—Letters received here from A. M.
L. & A. Wolff, the old and well known
firm of clothiers and merchant tailors
will retire from business r.he Messrs
Wolff have, for more than a quarter of
a century, been among the leading busi
ness men of this city and by economy,
and retlre to en
joy thelr we8lth,
with the good will of
pa is he at he
Iowa Monday and Tuesday In search of
a location in which to open up agent's
furnishing and merohant tailoring house,
finally finding that which he sought
Manchester, and where he expects to go
In the near future to locate. Joe has
for a number of years been the cutter
for M. W. Kahn & Co., in theirtailoring
department, where he bas always done
good work and given excellent satisfac
tion, and hiB many friends here will re
gret to see him and his estimable wife
move away, though wishing him all suc
should he decide to leave
—At the election held here yesterday
therS were two hundred and fifty three
votes cast for, and thirty-eight against
the granting of an electric light fran
chise to A. L. lieardslee ..
—Word hBs been received here of the
serious illness of Auditor of State,
Frank Merriam, in San Francisco He
went a couple of weeks ago on a busi
ness trip, and while there contracted
^vnhold fever. H1B friends sincerely
hope that his illness may not be of
terious or of long duration.
Mrs. W. £. Lawrence.
Mre. W. E. Lawrence was born In
Devonshire, England, February 14,1818.
Her maiden name was Blanche Friend.
At the age of fourteen years she came
with her parents to Cleveland, Ohio, at
which place, in 1837, she was united in
marriage toW illiam E. Lawrence, and
they resided there until 1855 when they
removed to Rockford, 111.
In 181(3, several of their children hav
ing become residents of this county,
and wishing to be near them, she and
her husband located in this city. Mr.
Lawrence died in 1888. A week ago
last Sunday Mrs. Lawrence was strick
en with paralysis from' which on tbe
following Thursday, death resulted.
The surviving members of her fam-,
ily are Henry W..Newton F., Win. E.
and Walter J. Lawrence, Mrs. Henry
Goodbile, Mrs. J. P. Dodge, Mrs. J. H.
Stewart, residents of this city, and Mrs.
E. T. Andrews, of Chicago, all of whom
were present at the funeral. The fun
eral services were held last Friday
afternoon at the residence of Henry
Goodbile, which for several years past
has been the home of the deceased.
Rev. J. August Smith, pastor of the
Adventist church at Forreston, Illinois,
assisted by Rev. L. Hubbel, of Edge
wood, officiated. Tbe former in com
pliance with the expressed wish Mrs.
Lawrence had made' to him, preached
tbe funeral discourse, taking for his
text tbe Uth verse, 8th chapter, 8nd
Corinthians, commenting upon and giv
ing his views of the entire chapter.
Daniel Grange died Friday, night of
last week at the Globe Hotel where be
has resided for the last thirteen years.
The cause of bis death was attributed
to stomach trouble, however the exact
cause is not known. He was born in
Canada seventy-one years ago and be
fore his removal to this city, was* res
ident of Chicago! His -wife who pre
ceded him in death several years ago
was a sister of James Cameron of this
city, who with hiB brother of Chicago,
are the decedents nearest surviving
relatives. Mr. Grange was an -honest
straightforward man, always active in
rellgloust circles and one .who had
pieasant word forever/one. The'funer
al services-were beld "Sunday afternoon
at'the M. E. eburebj Rev. H. Oi Pratt
JKti, 0. •.-Blake.
Mrs. C. A. Blake died at her bom*
in this city Thursday morning of last
week. She was afflicted "with n6 partlc.
ular disease and succombed as a result'
of general debility and old age. She
was born in the state of Vermont eighty
four years ago and was a resident of
this state thirty-one years. She is sur
vived by two sons, A. H. Blake of this
city, and M. L. Blake of Volga City
The funeral services were held at 10
m. last Saturday morning at the bouse,
Rev. H. O. Pratt and Rev, H. W. Tut
Mrs. Rebecca Weiaer.
Mrs. Rebecca Weiser died at her
home in this city Thursday night of
last week. She was born in Lycoming
county, Pennsylvania, In 1829 and bas
for a number of years been a resident
of this city. Her maiden name was
Stull. A huBband, John WeiBer and
one son survive her. The funeral
services were held at the house last Sat
urday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev.
Bogs, per owt. S8
MOOTS, per owt^....
HeUers, per cwt...... 8
Cows, butcher's stock, par cwt it
Canners, per cwt 1
lucks, white, per ft
lucks, dark, per ft.
Did Hens, per ft
Corn, per bu.....
Oats, per bu
Hay, wild, per ton
PotetoSfper bu.7. ....
Butter, oreroery, ^er ft
Frank Howard's Oo. at City Hall Tues
day Hight January 9th.
"Frank Howards Musical Specialty
Company." This company is said to lie
one of tbe finest on the road this Reason
and our people will enjoy a ricli treat.
Every act Is clean' refined and novel.
Quartette, Trios, Duetts, Solo?. Illus
trated Songs, Moving Pictures, Illumin
ated Views, Skirt Dance, Instrumental
Sketches, Monologues Parodies, etc.
Don't miss it. Admission, 15, 25, and
35 cents. Reserved seats may be se
cured at Smith'B drug store.
Be sure to hear the celebrated 'Met
ropolitan Male Quartette" wit the
"Howard Specialty Company". They
are tbe finest on the road ea it or
Tho officers and dlreotorsof the Dela
ware County Agricultural Society are
requesW to meet Monday, January
8th, at-10 o'clock shasp at th) Court
House in Manchester, by order of the
President and Secretary.
In early life she became an active
Christian worker in the Baptist church,
and ever after was a devoted bible
student and an earnest laborer in tbe
cause of Christianity. About fifteen
years ago she identified herself with tbe.
First Day Adventlsts' church of thla
city, and from thenceforth, so far as
her physical condition would permit,
was an active and zealouB worker in
E. J. CONGER,
Notice to Redmu From Tax Sale.
STATK or IOWA, DELAWARE COUNTY, HS
TO J. ONS A.VJ TO ALL OTHERS WHOM IT
You are hereby notified that the north half
"of the southwest quarter (K) of the north
jouarter (i4) of the southwest quarter ffc)
__ section twenty-eight (281, township ninety
north, range five (5) west of the 6th p. m- was
on the 7th day of December, A. D., 1896, sold 10
J. K. Frentress for the delinquent taxes of the
year 1896, for the sum of one dollar and thirty
three cents, and that the undersigned Is the
owner and holder of the Certificate of Sate,
Siren by the Treasurer of said County at said
sale, and that untess redemption Is made from
said sale as required by law, be ire ninety days
from the date of oompleted sen ice of this no
tice, application wUUie made to the treasurer of
•aid county for a deed of said land, am"
urar's deed will be
given for the same.
9 G0O4 Ul
Great Clubbing Offer.
All our farmer readers should take ad
vantage .cf the unprecedented clubbing
offer weViiB year make, which includes
with this paper, The Iowa Homestead,'
its Special Farmers Institute editions.
The Poultry Farmer and The Farmers
Uutual Insurance Journal. These
four publications are tbe beet of their
class and should be in every farm borne.
To them we add for local, county and
general news our own paper and make
the price for the five for one year 81.90.
Never before was so much superior
reading matter offered for so small an
amount of money. The four papers
named which we club with our own are
well known throughout the west
commend themselves to the reader'i
favorable attention upon mere mention.
The Homestead is the great agricultur
al and live stock paper of the west The
Poultry Farmer is the most practical
poultry paper for the farmer published
in the country The Farmers Uutual
Insurance Journal IB the special advo
cate of farmers' co-operative associa
tions, and tbe Speolal Farmers Institute
editions are tbe most practical publica
tions for promoting good farming ever
published. Take advantage or this
gnat offer. tf
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
tmmmmmmmm MillirniTllifim nr nn ii 1
5 Pairs Men's two-buckle overs, cloth top, per pair
The only house
Pairs Men's overs—all rubber—best quality per
Pairs Men's [Overs, Fleece-lined, 2 buckle, per
Pairs Men'^ Snag Prooi all-rubber overs, per pair
Pairs Men's Extra High lace and Buckle overs,
Pairs combination Felts and overs, 2 buckle, per
-Pairs combination felts and overs, best goods, per
Pairs combination felts and overs, snag proof,
Pairs iren's buckle leggins, canvas, per pair
Pairs men's lace leggins, canvas, per pair
Pairs boys heavy artics, 5s and 6s, per pair
Pairs boy's light arctics, 3^ and 4, per pair
Pairs boy's all rubber overs, 3s and 6, per pair...
Pairs boys fleece-lined overs, 2s and 6s, per pair
Pairs ladies' low cut overshoes, 2J-3-3J-4J. per
Pairs ladies' light buckle overshoes, 3 and 5, per
having a comp'ete
line of "The Ball
Band," knit boots,
socks and overs to
lace over, all cnat^
proof the same
cut with two
buckles, t*o styles
in regular cut full
Let us lit you!
and a treas-
Dated Ibis 18th day of December, A. D.f 1896.
MWS J. K, FKKNTRK88.
The modern and most effective cure
for constipation and all liver troubles—
the famous little pills known as De
Witt's Little Early Risers.—H. C.
We can save you many.
We have sold a lot of it, but
have a little left and we make
another big cut to clean up
5 Pairs Men's low cut Overshoes, per pair
Pairs ladies' high gaitor overshoes, 3-3 J-4-4J, per m.48
Pairs misses'buckle overshoes, 12 and is, per pair
Pairs misses' storn, overshoes, 11^ to I,per pair, .'v*? 4QC
1 5 Pairs children's storm overshoes,6 to- 11, per pair''*^' 4QC
5 Pairs children's buckle overshoes, 6 to 8, per pair
This ought to interest you all. Better come now, they won't
last long. Yours truly.
Price Sale of Jackets, Milli~|
nery and Dress Goods.
E save you money.
Although this has been an
unusually good cloak sen
son and we have sold hun
dreds of garments mote
than any former season,
we find upon invoicing
our stock that we have
been too greedy in buy-
and our stock much too la'ge for this late iii the season.
9 Including Ladies' Jackets and Capes, Misses and Children's
garments, we have 350 garments on hand that must be sacri
J* ficed to maintain our inflexible rule of clearing out all goods
in their season.
5 This is Your Opportunity
and while it means a big loss to us we shall bunch the whole1
stock of Ladies' Jackets in THREE LOTS:
1 includes all the finest high grade garments of the
season in Castor, Royal Blue and Black, made1
from the finest all wool Kersey, Crush plush and Boucle, are'
all elegantly lined with the best of Skinner Satin or Silk and
J6 the newest designs in patterns. These garments sold up to
this time at $u oo, ia.oo, 12.50, 13.50, 15.00 and
16.50. Take your choice now for
9 I are garments that we sold at $8.00, 8.50, 9.00 and
$10.00. They include a fine line similar to Lot
No. 1, but a trifle lower In quality and lining, splen
did garments good wearers we half give you these at
this includes everything from $5.00 to $8.00 gar
ments in Beaver, Boucle, Kersey, etc. Some are
1 lined, others not, but all are good, heavy well-made, up-to
idate garments that you would pay quickly, early in the
season more than double the price for, we now
.sell at •P3*1"
And in Capes we have Crush Plush, Kersey, Beaver, etc. that
will go at big discount prices, also children's garments at
same schedule of discounts.
mt pm^mKpr That this season we do not offer you the
S culls of the last season's bustivcs:, because
9 we have a stock now larger than our competitors start the
J* season with and not a last year's garment among them. There
is no reason why every lady and child in Delaware county
should not have a new, warm garment at the prices we are
them away for at the store of
Just received our new
Goods in all departments!
for the fall trade.
NEW DRESS GOODS.
E in great variety, from the cheapest suiting to the finest 'silks
E and satins. Our new and up-to-date plaids and novelties are!
E worthy your inspection. Call and see them.
JACKETS and CAPES.
E Ladies', misses' and children's jackets and capes are now ready. I
We have a complete stock from which to select. You should
see our line and compare prices and styles before purchasing.
EWe have a choice selection of fur collarettes which will repay
E Our stock oi men's, youth's and boy's overcoats" and suits are:
offered at prices that defy competition, and you will be con
Evinced that we are strictly in the clothing business if you will:
E call and look over stock and obtain prices. We can and will
Fall Millinery, consisting of all that is desirable and fashion- 3
able in head wear is now ready. Choice selections, complete!
stock and low prices. Call and see the new goods. Complete
stock of underwear, footwear, shawls, domestic and house
keepers' linens at prices as low asfthe lowest. Remember us
when looking for shoes. We have the kind that are right.
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