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®je {Democrat.
WEDNESDAY' OCT 1 7,1900.
—M. Beehler and son, Charles, are in
the East.
—Will Blake is having a cloak sale In
Ryan today Wednesday).
—Mrs. Abner Dunham 1B visiting a
Bister in Madison, Wisconsin.
—Mr. and Mre. Thos. I'rowse spent
last Sunday with their son, Henry, in
—Clifford Keagy is home from his
visit with friends in Raymond and
—R. W. Chambers advertises a ladies
kid shoe for 92.00, a new addition to
his stock.
—Mr,and Mrs. A.O.Kingsiey,Straw
berry point, were slopping in Manches
ter Monday.
—Miss Emily Otis, who is teaching
In Lamont, spent Sunday in her Man
chester home.
—Mrs. M. C. Keenan, Waukon, is In
the city the guest of her son, C. F. Kee
nan, and wife.
—Mrs. J. F. McEwen is haying a
hsrdjtlegarf neuralgia, which -lias, set
—Rev. A. W. (jaufwUl preach at the
Baptist church on the subject "Abra
bamVCali'' next Sunday evening.
—Lawyer Utt and Malvin, Dyersville^
were la town the flnt of the- week «,t?
tendingDel&ware county District Court.
—Lenox College and U. 1. U. played
football on Lenox grounds Monday,
the score standing 32 to 0 in favor of
the visiting team.
The Woman's Home Missionary So
ciety of the M. E. church will meet
with Mrs Dave Chamberlain next Wed
nesday afternoon Oct. 24.
—Gregg & Ward are talking rubber
this week and a glance at their adv.
in another column will soon show you
their line of rubber goods.
—The corn husking season 1B at hand
and Kalamlty gives notice that he haB.
a complete assortment of corn buskers
supplies, some of which have not here
to fore been on the market.
—The MiBses Bertha and Emily Ris
ner, Independence, were gueBts over
Sunday, of their brother, Chas. Risner,
In this city. Miss Bertha returned home
Monday, Mies Emilyv is staying through
the week.
—Mrs. Etta Steadman-Lawrence re
turned with Mrs. Walker to her home
in Uoodlands, Kansas, the ladles having
departed for that place the latter part
«f last week. Mrs. Lawrence intends
to remain two of three weeks.
—Hopkinton and Lamont play foot
ball at the base ball park here thiB week
Thursday afternoon, the game to be
called at half after two o'clock. Both
teams are strong and the game promises
to interest those knowing the intricacies
of ioot ball lore.
—MarrisgeJjcepspa were issued dur-
®*§Wp5iiHatle B/ Knight, Edge
Prank Makova and Dannie ,Kal
ser, £arlville, and Wm. CroBler and
Erma L. Morse, Manchester.
—The Chico (California) Daily Record
announces in its last weeks iesue theor
ganizatjon of an association of the
Merchants and Clerks in that city.
Among the oflicers of this association
we note the name of Wm. Marvin, son
of R. M. Marvin of this city, who has
been made its president.
—A number of the friends of Miss
Kettle Hockaday prepared and caarried
out with success a neat suprise on that
young lady last Friday evening.
Twenty-five young people were present
ana dancing kept them busy until a
late hour. Refreshments of sandwiches,
cake, fruit and coffee were served dur
ing the evening.
—Mr. and Mrs. Severtson were called
to Marlon Saturday bv the illness of the
father and mother of Mrs. Severtson.
A. L. returned to his tailoring duties
Monday and Mrs. Severtson remained
to care for her parents. Later: The sad
Intelligence comes to us of the death of
Mrs. Coffee, the mother of Mrs. Severt
son. The funeral occurs today in
—Harry Toogood, who has been en
joying a three months trip through En
gland and the countries on the conti
nent returned home last Tuesday even
ing. Mr. Toogood has a standing repu
tation for being a most interesting
conversationalist but at present bis
friends are being more royally ente
tained with tales of the sea ,and land
over which ijeen ^tqvwUo
ig. Mr. Toogood was
seer at tlie Paris exposition and was
«1BO among the
at the Passion
Jjlay in Oberammergau,
—The fipvfofltTEipOnent-ihas^agaJfi
come to life after7 hibernating for. the
post thjtee months, says' that bright little
journal, which has agaInfound its way
to our exchange table. It presents a
neat appearance and is filled with good
things of interest to those of a literary
turn,-it being devoted to the interests
of ttae seminary in particular and llter
ery societies in general. It starts out
this year with Miss Caro Millen, of
Earlvllle, as editor-in chief, which Is
sufficient evidence it will be most albyed
itedand kept inthe frent ranks of college
journals. She will be seconded in her
efforts by a strong corps of asBlBtants.
We bespeak for it the success it so richly
merits.—Earlvllle Phoenix.
—Fire bugs nearly accomplished a
dastardly deed laBt Saturday night in
Ithe home of Vic Morgan in North
Manchester. In the absence of the
Morgan family, a five gallon can filled
With gasoline and to which a fuse was
attached I wasj set in the center of
the family sitting room. The fuse was
then lighted which act soon resulted in
an explosion. This waa heard by
fcichard Bowen, who, going out to as
certain the cause of the noise, noticed
the flames shooting out of windows and
gave the alarm. Through the ready
assistance of neighbors, tbe flames were
extinguished, but this was not accom
plished before the interior of tho
sitting room was badly damaged, car
pets and furniture.therein being ruined.
It is.tobe hoped the perpetrators of
•aeh a deed may be found out and
brought within the reaoh of justice.
—A program of the eeventh annual
meeting of the Northeastern Iowa
Teacher's Association, which is to be
held at Clinton. October 18, 19, 20, has
come to our desk, and we notice therein
the names of two Delaware county ed
ucators. Superintendent Schweitert, on
Friday afternoon, October 19lb, will
give a paper on The Library Law.—the
county Superintendent's Duly. Super
intendent R. W. Wpod, of our city
schools, will lead the discussion on
Scientific Temperance Instruction in
—The rumor in circulation here when
the Democrat went to press last week
that Henry J. Luthmers, of Sumner,
had met with a serlouB accident, we are
Borry to record, iff true. While attempt
ing to get onto a moving train he slipped
and one of his feet was run over by a
car wheel. The injured foot was am
putated bellvein the ankle joint, and
knee thereby rendering himacripple for
the re-mainderof his life. He has the
sincere sympathy of his many friends
—Ben Giileas, now of Carbondale, Il
linois, was calling on friends here Mon
day evening, having come out from Du
buque. He was out on the Illinois Cen
tral Inspection train as far as Dubuque
and took occasion to visit this, his form
er home. Mr. Giileas looked in good
heaUh end was as happy as«,?lain.
•*—4lfo. 3'."A.
MaF, df independence,
came down to visit Manchester relatives
and attend the Pierce-Jones-AndrewB
luncheon Thursday. Dr. May came to
stay over Sunday, returning Monday
mowing, Mrs. May going back' that
—Rob.Denton was the guest of rela
tives and frientia in this city .test. week,
returning to his Mason City home Sat
urday. Master Nixson, who has been
staying with
penter, went home with bis father.
—Mrs. Alpha McGrew, and Mrs. Dell
Butler, mother and sister respectively
of A. H. McGrew, returned to their
homes in LeGrand last Thursday after
a few dayB visit in the McGrew home
in this city.
—Mr. and MrB. Peter Swanson, Hart
ley, formerly residents in this county,
were visiting Delaware county relatives
and friends last week. Friday was
Bpent with relatives in Manchester.
—Wm.Plackett, who bad been here
visiting in the M. Hutson home, went
to Winthrop last week, -from which
place after a few days visit he will re
turn to his home in Milwaukee.
—ErneBt Briggs, of the drug firm of
E. B. Briggs & Co., of Dundee, was in
the city over Sunday. The friends of
Mr. Briggs are pleased to know that he
is prospering in his business.
—A. H. Cleveland and Charley Har
rison attended a pigeon shoot at Central
City Friday. They report attendance
small but those shooting making good
—Mrs. A. C. King, who makes her
homewith her eon, Jasper King, five
miles out of town |s the guest of her
daughter, Mrs. Serspta Young, this
bsJK HVjtfrimap, Hepjty^"-^
who were guests In the Seth Brown
home in this city- returned Thursday,
last to their home in Grinneli.
—Morris Hetherington returned last
Thursday from Janesviile, Wisconsin,
where, he had been spending the past
month with relatives.
—Wm. Lindsay, Richland township,
is building a handsome country resi
dence on his farm one mile west of Mt.
Hope school house.
—Mrs. Ella Brownell and Miss Pierce,
Grinneli, who were-visiting in the home
of their uncle, Seth Brown, returned to
their home Friday.
—John Ellison and family have
moved to Ottumwa, where Mr. Ellison
will engage in the agricultural imple
ment business.
—Eugene Williams visited Hopkin
ton friends Saturday and also took in
the U. I. U.—Lenox foot ball game on
that day.
-Mrs. Hugh Roney, mother of Jno
Roney, arrived in Manchester Saturday
morning for a visit in the home of her
—Miss Eh a Dunham, nurse, went to
Epworth Monday morning where she
assisted Dr. P. E. Triem in an operation.
—Pat Smith and son and daughter,
Ben and Mattie, visited Independence
friends a few days of last week.
—Rev. O. P. Harnloh will preach at
St. Paul's church'in North Manchester
next Sunday at the usual hour.
—Miss Grace Hoag-, who 1B a guest In
theW. D. Hogan home, spent Thurs
day laBt in Dubuque.
—Mr. and Mrs, Chapel and daughter,
Mrs. Art Bruoe, visited Delaware friends
Thurday last
Mary Kenyon is the guest ot­
her friend, Mrs. Hubert Garr. ia Witpr
loo this week i. X'
—MIBS Bertha Barr returned Saturday
from a visit with friends'. In plttbiaque
and Greeley.
—Miss flattie-Litz, Cedar Rapids,
visited Manchester friendB the first of
the week.
—Mrs. Jennie Brown went to Grin
neli Saturday for a few weeks visit with
—D. F. Young, of the Delaware
County News, was out at Prairieburg
—Mrs. E. O. Clemans went to Potosi,
Wisconsin, Friday laBt for a visit .with
—Miss Delia Sherlock spent Saturday
and Sunday last in Montlcello with
—Al Barker, of Oelweln, is visiting
at the home of his parents in this city.
—Mrs. W. N. Boynton Is In Chicago
visiting with her son, Dr. WfllBoynton.
—Mrs. Kate Cowoll-Brown returned
to ber home in Des Moines Saturday.
—Claud Addison, Cedar Rapids, was
in the city Monday visiting friends.
—J. Dudley was in Chicago on busi
ness two or three days of laBt week.
—C. W Jordy one of Oneida's leading
transacted business here Saturday.
—Miss Grace Sheldon spent Sunday
with friends in Masonvllle.
—H. C. Smith waB in Coggon on busi
ness last. week.
—Edw.Hrubj spent Sunday, la Water
—Chas. Anderson, Waterloo, is
iting in this city.
—Mr. and Mrs. C. 1'. Keenan are en
May Lyon, of Dubuque,
this week.
—The Sunshlners have the first of
their regular weekly meetings this week
Friday evening.
Baumgartner went to Central
City Tuesday in the interest of the
Iowa Fence Co.
—Mrs. Langhammer Is in Dyersville
this week visiting her many friends in
that city and vicinity.
—Cal Atkinson requests everyone to
call at his Btore as he wlBbes to explain
why "sugar is lower and eggs are
—Doo. Gehrig and a patty of friends
from Dyersville spent Thursday angling
in the Quaker Mill pond. We did not
learn what measure of success crowned
their piscatorial efforts.
—MrB. H. G. Ryan, of Forestville, a
Bister of Ftod Relz, 1B quite sick with
typhoid fever. Miss Etta Freedlander,
who is visiting Mrs. Frank Sheldon, has
gone to nurse her.—Lamont Leader.
—The democrats of Colony township
have made the following nominations,
Justice of the Peace, Wm, Lichtenberg
Trustee, W. H. Bush Assessor, Jos.
Gebhart Cleric, F. M. Brock Constable,
C. W. Strader.
—H. V. William brought to this office
Friday samples of Maggie Murphy po
tatoes that are extra large and are said
to be very prolific growers and extra
good eating. They can be seen at the
sample room of the Democrat.
aunt, Mrs. R. E. Car­
Metcalf is back at work in the
Illinois Central depot. Fred llruby,
who has been doing Joe's day work as
operator, has taken the position as night
operator and Mr. Darling, formerly hav
ing this latter position has b'een trans
ferred to Louisville, Kentucky.
—The following letters remain un
called for at tfie postofiice in Manches
ter, Iowa: Mies Lizzie Little, Miss
Hidrick Ritz, Mrs. Gertie Clemens. Mre.
M. E. Johnson, J. F. Pettlt,- Faanz
Ransb, Alfred Petterson, Frank Coats,
Will Cholerton 3, Tank & Iloffman,
Signor Nicola Zona.
—Mrs. Mary Foley is in receipt of a
letter from her son, J. P. Foley, an
nouncing bis marriage last Wednesday
at Albany, Oregon, to Miss Freeman,
formerly of Coggon. Mr. and Mrs. J.
P. Foley will arrive in Manchester next
Sunday, when the many friendB of both
will be happy to congratulate them.
—J. A. Thomas, of Ryan, was in
town Saturday for the first time, we
think, since bis return from the Paris
exposition. While abroad he made no
extended trips on the continent, but
spent hiB time sight-seeing in Paris, the
handsomest city in the world, and in
London, the largest city in the world.
—The board of supervisors have de
cided to erect a building for the accom
modation of the inBane and mentalU
unsound patients on the county farm,
and advertise in another column for
bids for the erection of the same. Con
tractor! will take notice and-govern
themselves accordingly.
account of the bad weather
them only, one good day thi
ment are not able to pay premiums 1ST
full."—Lamont Leader. The Leader
has been misinformed. The Delaware
County Agricultural Society la able to
and will pay in full all premiums award
ed at its last fair.
—The Upper Iowa M. E. conference
at its recent meeting made the follow
ing appointments for this county
Manchester, Rev. H. O. Pratt EarlviUe,
Rev. B. W. Soper Greeley, Rev. R. C.
Lusk Xlopkinton, lie
v. A. B. Curran
Coleaburg, Rev. C. W. Rodgers Delhi,
Rev. a. 11, Salisbury Masonville, Rev.
C. W. McCord Silver Creek, Rev. C. II.
Clerk F. H.l'aul has just complet
ed and sent to the secretary of state bis
criminal report of the number of con
victions, fines imposed and costs or
criminal prosecutions in the county for
the year ending September 30th, 1900,
which shows only two convictions, one
for larceny and one for nuisance. The
total costs for criminal prosecutions in
the county for the year, other than for
county attorney, was $668.40. The total
amount paid county attorney, including
salary, was 8640.70, making a total for
all costs of $1309.10, which is about 885
more than last year.
—Mr. and MrB. R. W. Tlrrill have
returned from their long journeys in
foreign landB. They both look well and
hearty and seem to have enjoyed them
selves while abroad, but they come back
better pleased than ever before with
their home land, better able to appreci
ate this garden of the world located be
tween tho two great rivers of North
America. While Mr. and Mrs. Tirrill's
home coming waB no doubt a great
pleasure to them, it was not more so
than the pleasure of the peoplo of this
community over their safe return. May
they live long in Manchester to enjoy
the friendship of their friends.
—Albert Hollister and John Cruise jr.
returned last Friday, from their Mon
tana bunting trip loaded with venison
as evidence of their pro wees and
as huntsmen. Accompanied by a guide
they commenced the cbase about 60
miles northwest of Miles City and fol
lowed up the game until they had seven
deers and one antelope in their wagon,
a full load for their horses. They might
have secured more, but not being pot
hunters they put up their rifles and
entered into a truce with the deers until
nivct season. W. W. Mathews, who ac
companied Messrs. Hollister and Cruise
to Miles City, visited with his son, Doc
tor T. G. Mathews, while the hunters
were loading their wagon.
—Postmaster James Ireland and Car
rier O. M. Wright received word from
the department at Washington yester
day that the petition for Rural Mall
Delivery No. 1 out of Ryan had been
granted and that the service would
commence next Monday, October 15th.
Although the delivery was supposed to
go into effect September
that it
vie- —The many friends of Lawrence Lat
timer will be interested in knowing that
the fact
been delayed so long had led
—The death of Allan Parmalee, the
aged father of Mrs. R. R. Robinsou, oc
curred last Wednesday. Mr. Parmalee,
who has been ailing for some time, haB
the interested parties to believe that it
would not go into operation before the
first pf the new year, and consequently
everybody Is happy to hear the good
news. This action of the department
.will cause the discontinuance of the
Barryvllle and Silver Creek poetoffices
and star routes, and 107 families will' Chicago last week.
receive daily mall. —Ryan Reporter. 1 —Charley Hoag was In town Monday,
homo with Mrs. Robinson
since her marriage to Mr. Robinson, and
he has left many friends in Manchester
to mourn his demise. Short ser
vices were held in the Robinson
home Monday afternoon, after which
the body was taken to Mr. Par
malee'B former home in Maquoketa for
—The friends in this city of J. W.
Roe, formerly a resident of Manches
ter now "of Cedar ftfapids, are delighted
over his (Jlectlorito' the office of vice
president in the Grand Lodge Modern
Brotherhood of America, recently held
in Kansas City Missouri. Mr. Roe was
a candidate for Supreme President,
of this order but upon his defeat by a
narrow majority was elected to the vice
presidency as stated above.
—Judgo and Mrs. A.
S. Blair left to
day, Wednesday, for Toledo, Ohio,
where they will visit for: four or live
days, after which the Judge will re
turn home. Mrs. Blair will continue
her visit in New York at the bome of
her son, Charles Blair, expecting to be
gone three or four weeks/'
—Mr C.P .Chauncey, who had been,
a guest in the pleasant home of her
niece, Mrs. W. H. Norrls, tor some time
past, and her daughter, Mrs. De Cou,
who has been visiting in the same home
for four or five days past, returned to
their homes in Woodbine, Iowa, last
—Mrs. Belle Bradley Schofield was
reported about the same last night,
Tuesday. She has grown a little weaker
perhaps, but the brave fight for the
precious life keeps on and still we hope
that the efforts of doctors and nurses
may be rewarded by her return to
—Marshal Allen arreBted a man Mon
day evening for riding a bicycle on the
bridge sidewalk across the river. Mr.
Allen says tho idea Is prevalent that
this is permissible, and it
hoped this
arrest will be sufficient warning to all
bicycliBts to desist from the practice.
—Mrs. Rev.
J'ratt and Mrs. L. Seeds
who were In attendance at the branch
meeting of the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary Society, held in Kansas City
last week, have returned home. Mrs.
Seeds coming Monday and Mrs. Pratt
Tuesday of this week.
—This is delightful fishing weather
and several parties of sportsmen are
taking advantage of October's
Among these we noticed W. L. Storey,
ood, WillJJoyt, and Chas
—The Christian Endeavorers will give
a good old-time social in the Congrega
tional church parlors this week Friday
night. No charge will be made for ad
mittance Everyone Is cordially invited
to attend and make
social a success.
—Wm. Smith departed Monday even
ing for his winter home in Hammond,
Louisiana. Mre. Smith proceeded her
husband itarting about two weeks ago
and stopping on the way for a visit
with friends in Illinots.
—Miss Clara Craig entertained a
party of her young girl and boy friends
last Friday evening, there being some
twenty young people present. A royal
good time is reported as Miss Clara is
an admirable hostess.
—Mrs. Krug and daughter. Mias
Bertha, from California, who were
guests last week in the Carr homo de
parted Friday for Chicago and other
points in Illinois.
—L. Matthews, as a delegate from the
Greeley Lodge, M. B. A., attended the
Grand Lodge of that order held In Kan
sas City, October 10th, returning Satur
day last.
—Mrs. J. Coulthard and little daught
er, Leadmine, Wisconsin, arrived in the
city the last of last week and are guests
of Mre. Coulthards sister,' Mrs. ). H.
—The friends of Mrs.',Chas McCor
mick will be pleased to hear that
Mesdames Geo. Pierce, Jennie Jones,
he has accepted a position on a Sterling andC. Andrews gave a luncheon at one
Illinois, daily as machine operator. Mr.
Lattimer has had six years of practical
printing, live years of which has been
on the Manchester Press, and among
the fraternity here, he is known as an
all-ronnd newspaper man with ability
and application second to none. He
will be missed about town generally
and among the newspaper offices par
tfcularly, and it is hoped he will pros
per as he merits. He departed for
Sterling last Saturday.
o'clock last Friday afternoon at the
Pierce home, corner of Wayne and But
ler streets. Four courses of daintily
prepared luncheon dishes were served to
the (lfty ladies present and the after
noon was passed-in pleasant conversa
On Saturday evening the ladles gave
a six o'clock dinner to a number of
friends, the gentlemen having the good
fortune to be included in the list of in
vited on this occasion.
On Monday evening of this week, at
the same place the ladies gave a tea,
after which the evening hours were
passed in the usual happy manner. The
gueits at (hes3 entertainments have
their charming hostesses to thank for
a few hours most pleasantly spent.
Mrs. Eleanor W. Gately.
On Thursday of last week Mrs. Elea
nor W. Gately died at her home in this
city at the advanced age of 81 years.
The deceased was the mother of a fam
ily of four sons aBd eight daughters,
ten of whom survive her. Her surviv
ing daughters are: Mrs. Elizabeth Saun
ders, Mrs. C. C. Duffield, Mrs. Mary
Wilcox and Miss Tressa Gately, of Chi
cago, Illinois, Mrs. Loretta! Senette and
Mrs. Christie Hart, of this city, Mr£.
.lulia E. Reeves, of Cleveland, Ohip
and Miss Ella Gately, of Cripple Creek)
Colorado, John H. Gately,
of Janesviile,
Wisconsin. Henry T. Gately, of JJrock
ett, Missouri, and Eugene T. Gately, of
Cripple Creek, Colorado, are her surviv
ing sons.
The funeral was held at the family
residence Saturday afternoon, Rev. 6.
A. lllghfield, pastor of the Presbyterian
church of this city preaphed the sermon.
The Interment
in the cemetery in
this city. Mrs. Duffield, Mrs. Wilcox,
Miss Tressa Gately, and Eugene T.
Gately, were here to attend the funeral
of their venorable and much respected
Hicks on October Weather.
October enters with a Vulcan storm
period central on the 1st.
The reactionary storm period, central
on the 6tb, 7th and 8th. Look at this
time for rapid change to much warmer,
for a corresponding fall of the barome
ter, followed promptly by very decided
storms. These storms will be tropical
in character to the south, and during
their first stages may be attended by
lightning and thunder over mnci of tho
country bnt at the l*3t cold, boreal
west and north will get in its work
winding up the period with high baro
meter, cold, stiff gales, snow and an
October cold wave.
A Vulcan storm period is central on
the 12tb, and during the 12th, 13th and
14th large area? of rain will be in pro
gress southward, preceded by change
to sleet and snow will come from the
From the 17th to 20th falls a reaction
ary change to storm conditions. This
period will culminate in high tempera
ture,falling barometer and more rain
and snow about the 18th to 23th.
Bain, turning to snow, will fall about
the 24th to 26th.
coldet weather to the west.
Quite a little visiting has been done
in this neighborhood of late. Mr. and
Mrs, Seward have been entertaining Mr.
Seward's cousin from Benton Harbor,
Mich, and Mr. Spare's father concluded
a months visit and returned to his home
in Galena, 111.
Mr. and Mrs. Putnam have been en
enj9ying a visit over Sunday of laBt
weeV of their son, H. H. Putnam, Elm
hurst. 111., and their daughter, Edith, of
Mt. Vernon, la.
At A. S. Coon'a home they recently
entertained Mrs. Louis Squire, of San
born, la. and Sidney Coon, of AinB
wortb, la.
Mr. J. O. BuBhnell was taken serious
ly ill on Friday evening and Dr. Triem
was called and soon relieved his suffer
Our county artist, Miss Clara Childs,
is taking some Sne pictures of animals
and landscape views.
Peter Johnson has commenced to
busk corn. The fine weather makes
early picking corn possible.
B. Sheldon is threshing bis oats today.
If you want to know who la doing it
ask Tom Elder.
now able to sit up the greater part of
each day after ber recent severe illness
—Hugo von Oven wid Dr. C. L.
Leigh are moving this week from the
Ames house into their new quarters in
the p. B. Griffin bome on Main street.
—Albert Larson lineman in the
Bishop telephone office in this city, will
leave this week for Chicago where he
will spend a week in his former home.
—WiH' Houser was vlBiting friends
here from Wednesday of laBt week un
til this Monday, when he returned to
his work in Charles City.
—The home of Mr. and Mrs. P. F.
Madden was gladdened last week by
the arrrlvalofa baby girl. The young
lady came Friday.
—Miss Hannah Penny, of Mas
onville, Is in the city this week, the
guest of her sister, Miss Nellie Penny.
—H. B. and A. Hoag were down at
Quasqueton last week bringing back
with them a fine string of fish.
—Miss Alma Leltoy entertained the
the High School faculty In a pleasant
manner last Saturday evening.
—Mrs. Ed. N. Wolcott and
Mr. and Mrs.W.H. Connell were call
ing on friend3 around here Friday aqd
they number them by the score.
Notice Is hereby Riven .that the Board
Supervisor, of Delaware County, Iowa,
meet at tbe Court House in Manchester ...
o'clock a, in. on Saturday, October so, 1900, lo
open bids for the erection of a building at the
county poor Ann for^the|accommodatlon of tbe
insane and mentally unsound patients according
to falans and specifications
on file In the Auditors
House For Kent.
A good, well located house with city water and
cistern for rent, Esquire of
lOtfi W. G. KKNYON.
A bouse and lot in one of the best resident
portions of cit* of Hanrbeftter for sale cheap
and on eaay terms. Good dwelling, burn, etc.
Besidenoe Property for Bale.
A good house, barn an$ large lot 1Q
Manchester for sale at a bargain.
Long time given on hall of purchase
mgney if desirea.
Inquire of BROKSOM & CARR,
Insurance In first class companies written and
policies issued by BBOMSOX ft CAHR.
Roger, spent the day last Monday in
—J. M. Pearse is in Des Moines this
week attending the Grand Lodge,
of MasonB.
—Miss Myrtle Whitney Is home,
having resigned her position in Cedar
—Mrs. A. C. Tucker, Coggon,
120 Acre Farm For Sale.
Wo are ascnts for the sale of
thoO. A. Underwood farm of
120 acres, situated about 5 miles
north east of Manchester.
There Is a bargain for some
this property. If not sold soon the
phrohaser in thi
place will be torrent.'
Farm for Sale.
The Clark farm, consisting of 200 acres of cul«
tlvated land and 20 acres of timber Is for sale.
It Is located about 6 miles
Manchester on the Delhi road.
gueBt In the Tucker home on Howard
—Miss Llddy is home from her visit
in Dubuque and Little Port.
—Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Day were in
For particulars
address or call on Branson ft Carr, Manchester,
C11GAP—Residence properties In thts olty. En
quire at Manchester Demoorat office.
Special Session
He It vemem'owcl lhaton tliln 18th day of 0c*
lobet'I A. D. 1000, tb* Hoard of Suporvi^ois VET ID
pecKl eetBion as per call, for Ihe purpose o.~ cou*
idering the o.npstlon of erecting a building Rt
the County Poor Farm forthe accommodation of
the intane ami menially unsound pntlcnte.
Present S. P. Curler, Chairman, F. Duroy
andTbos. Lfndsav, members, and H. E. Stetson,
auditor. The following resolution waa adopted:
RKSOLVXP, that we erect a new building at tho
Consty Poor Farm for the use of the insane and
mentally ansonnd patients according to pluns and
specifications on file in the auditor's ontce.
On motion tho Board adjonrned until Saturday.
October SO. 1000.
Auditor. Chra. Board of Supervisors.
Horses Wanted.
A few good horses for easteram&rkets, must
Le sound and In
condition. Enquire at my
piaftft on Union street In Manebestor.
Chimneys Gleaned.
I have got a patent devlbe for cleaning chim
neys. If you want yours cleaned loave orders
forme at Heth Brown's or Urabam & Bon's. I
also do
all kinds of mason work and white wash*
lug, build chimneys and cisterns and do repairs.
All work warranted to give satisfaction.
For Bent.
Tho first building north of tbe Olobo liotnl.
tf Kltoxsoa & CARR.
Do not get scared if your heart
troubles you. Most likely you suffer
from indigestion. Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure digests what you eat and gives
t^e worn out.stomach perfect rest. It
.is tbe only preparation known that com
ple.ely digests all classes of foods that
isj'why it cures tbo worst cases of indi
gestion and stomach trouble after
everything else has fciled. It may be
taken in all conditions and cannot help
but do you good.-Smlth Bros.
Minister Wu Ting Fang will preseut
in the October. Century "A Plea for
Fuir Treatment" In behalf of his fellow
countrymen. This is ono of the half
a dozen articles in tho same magazine,
in which the Chinese question will bo
treated, directly or indirectly. BiBbop
l'otter writes on "Chinese Traits ana
Western Blunders"—the firstof a series
of travel and sketches and studies.
A honse nnd lot In one of the fcest resident
portions of city of Manchester for Hale cheap
and on easy term!*. Good dwelling, bnra, etc.
ordiMlnR pota- sumption-Smith Bros,
I saw a smoke on. the'new TOTfoaci^^
the other day and supposed that they
had cars running but on investigation
found it to be Tom Elder threshing for
Seth Severance.
It is well to know that De Witt's
Witch Hazel Salve will heal a burn and
Btop the pain at once. It will cure ecze
ma and skin diseases and ugly wound
and Bores. It Is a certain cure for piles.
Counterfeits mav be offered you. Ste
that you get the original DeWitt's
Witoh Hazel Salve.-Smlth Bros.
10 Cents a Copy.
Only a few more copies left, Send aid socuro
one before th^y arc ull gone,
A lo page Atlas of China. 12x14 inches, kind
sold everywhere for see. On sale at all large
stations of the B.C. R. & N. Ity., for 10 cents,
or sent postpaid to any adrcss for 13 cents, by
JNO G. FAHMEU, A. G. P.&T. A.,
B., C. U, & N, Ry.
40-9W Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The beet method of cleansing the
liver is the use of the famous little pills
knawn as DeWitt's Little Early RiserR.
Easy to take. Never gripe.—Smith
Notice of Appointment of Administratrix.
STATE OF IOWA, Delaware County,—ss.
Notice is hereby given, that tho undersigned
has been duly appointed and quatlfledas Adrnln
lstratrix of the estate of LusaLa Madison, late
of Dolawara County, deceaeed. All persous in
debted to said estate are requested to make
having claims
duly authen
Dated June 21, 1900, 40ws
Feelings of safety prevade tbe house-
October ends with °ld «J»t use One Minute Cough Cure,
the only harmless remedy that produces
immediate results. It is infalable. for
cougbs, colds, croup and all throat and
lung troubles. It will prevent con-
Choice Farm.
For Sale
The undersigned offer for sale thoir
splendjd farm of 320 acres iu Stapleton
towns ip,Chickasaw county, Iowa. It
is all fenced into fields, tame grass pas
tures and meadows. Not a wasto foot
of land on the farm. Large residence,
.big stock and hay barn a smaller barn
two good granaries several corn cribs
hog house two wells, windmill, tanks,
splendid grove, orchard and fine front
lawn dotted with evergreens. Half
mile from school house. Excellent
neighborhood. Five miles from Law
ler, five miles from Fredericksburg,
five miles from Alpha and twelve
miles from New Hampton. No farm
in Iowa is better improvt d, better or
more pleasantly situated or has better
Question Answered.
Yes, August Flower still has the
largest sale of any medicine in the civil
ized world. 1'onr mothers and grand
mothers never thought of using any
thing else for Indigestion or Bilious
ness. Doctors were scarce, and they
seldom heard of Appendicitis, Nervous
Prostration or Heart failure, etc. They
used August Flower to clean out the
system, and Btop fermentation of undl
geeted food, regulate the action of the
liver, stimulate the nervous and organic
action of tbe system, and that is all they
took when feeling dull and bad with
headaches and other aches. You only
need a few doses of Green'B August
Flower, in, liquid form, to make you
satisfied there Is nothing serious the
matter with you. For Bale by Dr, Don
nelly, Ryan, Iowa.
ard pf
at 10
The* Board reserve tho right to rejeot any and
all bids.
This is the season when mothers are
alarmed on account of croup. It is
quickly cured by One Minute Cough
(Jure, which children like to take.—
~8y order of the Board ofsuuervliors. I
H, E- amwoN, ..
... ij County Auditor.
Manchester, Iowa, October 15.1903.
Wanted, Hen niid Tennis
to work on the Manchester & Oneida railway.
Single men $1.60 nor day, man anil team S3 00
day. Board 13.00 per week. Apply to the
lerslened on the work near Oneida.
3 (^i7
Torturing Bkln eruptions, burns and
sores are Boothed at once and promptly
healed by applying DeWitt's Witch
Hazel Salve, the best known cure for
plies. Beware of worthless counter
feits.-Smith Bros.
Notice of Probate ofWUl.
STaTE OF IOWA. Delaware county, SS.
You aro hereby notified that tho 1 at will of
Eleanor W. Gately deceased, has been liicd,
opened and read, and Thursday the 18th duv of
October, A. D. 1900 fixed as the time, by oider
ot court, and tbe Court House in Manchester
the place for hearing and proving tho same.
Witness my hand and seal this
October 1000.
15th day of
Clorlc District Court.
llomeseekera Excursion Tickets.
To nearly all points in tho United States on
sale at all ticket offices of the Chicago Great
Western Ry. on tho flret and third Tuesdays of
Ootober, November and Docoinber, at tho very
low homeseekers rato of one fare ilu» $2.00 for
the round trip. Tickets good for return within
21 days from date of sale. Persons contemplat
ing a trip will save money by calling on any
Great western Agent and obtaining detail hi*
formation regarding the homeseekers rates, ot
addressing F. H. Lord, G. P. & T. A., 42-9w
Dr. W. H. Lewis, Lawreocevllle, Va.,
writes, "I am using Kodol Dyspeysia
Cure In my practice amoag severe cases
of indigestion and find it au admirable
remedy." Many hundreds of physi
cians depend upon the use of Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure in stomach troubles. It
digests what you eat and allows you to
eat the good food you need, providing
you do not overload your stomach.
Residence Properties for Sale.
Several fine residences in desirable portions Gives instant reliaf And a nArmsinnnt.
of the City ot Manchester for sale cheap. Bn- rjjr*
qulreat the offloe of Manchester Demoorat. CUW.—Smith Bros*
Early Autumn
The autumn season is upon us and the result of»
many "weeks research from the best markets will be
spread before you.Not in ore department alone have we
succeeded in getting "THE BEST" but all through the
store you will find style and price surprises, thit will ap
peal in an impressive manner to all.
Cloaks, Capes, Skirts,
and Furs,
Sts Ladies, who are best posted on
correct styles for Fall are most enthus
iastic in regard to our line of Ladies
and Misses Jackets. We take great
pride in our showing of stylish gar
ments for it was selected with the ut
most care from the lines of several
leading manufacturers,
Come in and ask our clerks to
show you the line,it will need no more
New Dress Goods and
You wont find a more carefully selected stock of
cloths suitable for tailor made gowns and golf skirts.
The assortment includes all grades such as Kirseys,
Broadcloths, Cheviots, Venetians, Pebble Cheviots,
Camel's Hair, Granite Cloths, Golfings and French Fian-'
nels also many other new and desirable weaves.
Carpets, Rugs and Curtains.
In this department we have rcccntly enlarged our
space, which gives us ample room (or one ol the largest
and best display of Carpets, Ru^s and Curtains in the
ci'y. ff
and Capes
If you are interested in
the purchase of a Fall or
Winter Garment either in
Ladies, Misses or childrens
then you must be interested
in securing the very best
value possible for the money
invested.. Any party so in
terested will find it decid
edly to their advantage to
visit our cloak roum before
purchasing, as we claim to
have in point of elegance,
durability and comfort, the
very best that it is possible
to secure for the money.
Call early and see the
new productions in this
seasons garments.
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