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i"_ '.L?MON2 l-"'.
—Geo. Storey was in Dubuque Tues
day on business.
—Uilma .Iolni8on began teaching
Monday in the Thorpe school.
—A. IIolJiBter was in Anam'osa on
business Monday of this week,
v-i —Mrs.
T. Raymond is in Worthing-
ton this week visiting relatives.
—City Mayor S. A. Steadman called
-on Waterloo friends last Saturday.
—4lrs E, E. Farwcll sold un organ
lastweek to John Belcher, of Golden.
—Dr. Donaldson is about to change
his location from Almoral to Edge
—Mr. and Mrs. A. J. l'hilipp enter
taineil the Sunshine club last Friday
—Anders & l'hilipp have a neat adv.
this week which advises us to improve
our evenings.
—The Sherlock sisters have purchased
«-of Mrs. E. E. Farwell a handsome new
Luawig piano.
—The Ilopkinton creamery paid an
average of83 coats per hundred for
milk delivered during October.
—Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hollister have
issue invitations for a six o'clock din
ner, Saturday evening, December first.
—You will not fail to see it, becau-e
it Is attractive. We refer lo Uirry Stew
arts adv. of Dunkley'a fruits and celery
—Mr. and Mrs. J. J*. Hall of Dela
ware will depart tomorrow to spend the
^winter in the Sunny South at 11am
,-mond, La.
—Mr. and Mrs. J. J. I'entony and two
children have returned from their ex
tended visit with relatives and frieLds
in Clinton, Illinois.
—Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Fishei and
daughter, Bertha, of Elkport, were vis
iting relatives and friends in this city a
few days of last week.
—Mrs. F. II. Ellis and daughter de
parted Saturday for Worthington, being
callfed there by the illness of her sister
Mrs. Wm. Sternhagen.
—MiSB Emily Otis, who Is leaching
in Lamont, spent Sunday at home, be
ing accompanied by a siBter teacher of
the Lamont school*, MissQuigiey.
—Mrs. Sarah .Johnson has removed
from Storm Lake and will make her
borne in the future with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D. U. Allen, in this city.
—T. X. Arnold announces that he
has received a lincv lot of New York
apples. Call soon and inspect them
while there is large variety to select
—Mrs. Dickey, a sister of Dr. VV. U.
Sherman'whose home is in Maxwell,
tbis state, visited several days of last
week in the pleasant Sherman home on
Butler street.
—Dr. J. II. McGer is anticipating the
arrival of his mother soon from Clarin
da and bis handsome suite of room*
over Gregg & Ward's are being refur
nisbed for house keeping.
—Flour, the staif of life, is a necess
ity in every family, and the best article
for the least money is what purchasers
are on the lookout for, therefore Cal
Atkinson's new announcement will
interest them.
—Welcome Abbott, our genial south
end druggist, haB been uuder the doc
tor's care tbe past two days and though
he is not seriously ill, he probably will
not superintend many business trans
action* thiB week.
—The friends of Tom Frentress, who
week before last went to East Dubuque
wnere he intended studying telegraphy
are pained to hear that he was taken ill
with diphtheria la6t week Friday. Tom
but recently recovered from a long siege
of typhoid fever.
—The Art exhibit given by the ladien
of the Congregational church last week
proved a succesB. A large number of
interested spectators admired the die
play of pictures and art pieces and many
purchases were made.
—The economical housekeeper will
find in the Quaker Mill Co's. new adv.
an opportunity to get the best grade i.f
flour at a fair price and at the same
time secure a supply of toweling. There
is no better flour m.ide than the Quaki r.
Bead its $1,000 reward offer.
—Clyde and Merle Ejder entertaini
a few of their friends Thursday even
ing last at their home on Franklin street
',About 18 were present and the tinv
was spent in various games and nrufic.
Light refreshments were served at the
usual hour and all went merry as mar
riage bells.
—Monday, about thirty relatives and
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Ryan gave
tbem a surprise, the occasion being
their Silver Wedding Anniversary.
They were presented with a handsome
chair and a set of silver knives anl
forks. A very enj lyaiiln time was
spent by all present. -Edgewood Jour
—A petition of the electors of Ryan
will be presented to the district court
of this county at its Bsion next month
asking for the incorporation of Ryan
with all the rights, privileges and 1U
bilities of an incorporated town, ft is
not probable that the matter will be
contested, as, we understand, the senti
ment is almoBt unanimous among the
residents of the territory sought to be
Incorporated, favoring incorporation.
—11. H. Campbell, formerly of the
Ilopkinton Leader, arrived here Tues
day night on the Great Western from
New York where he has been for a lone
time fitting himself to become an ex
pert adjuster and repairer of Mergen
thaler type-setting machines. He left
on the Central for home Wednesday
morning to visit his folks, after which
he will start out to work for the Mer
gentbaler company.—Dyersville Com
—Dr. E. W. Mele, of Holy Cross, and
Miss Florence Aedesteen, of Iowa City
were married in the home of the bride
last Mondav morning The bridal
couple came to thic city immediately
after the ceremony, and a sumptuous
wedding dinner was served them in the
T. F. Dejikhoff home here. Dr. A. W.
.• Meia and wife and Mrs. Frank Meis, of
Dyersville, brother and mother respect'
—Our Epworth students are home
for a week's vacation.
l'hilipp-Fishell, Elkport, was in the
city last week visiting friends.
—Will Steele, Cedar Rapids, Sun
dayed with friends in this city.
—"Frpm top to bottom" is the title of
Kaiamity's manifesto this week.
—The Mesdames 15. J! Conger and!
Geo, Ford spent Friday last in Du
—Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Coolldgehave
moved into their pleasant nSw home on
Howard street.
—D. II. Young, Editor of the News,
was a business visitor in Chicago several
days list week.
—Jas Smith, ]ert and Ed. Webber
went to Winthrop Monday where they
are employed picking chickens.
Iowa has a new publication called
the Midlands unlcipallties whose birth
place and home ia Marshalltown.
—Mrs. H. Holmes returned Saturday
evening from her visit with Mr. and
•\lre. Langridge and Bons in Maquoki'tu.
—Fred Bollard went to Epworth Moil
ay, he may enter the "Seminary pro vid
ed he Unds a course suitable to histasie.
—MisB essie Russell is expected
home this Wednesday evening for a
short vacation from her college work ai
—Miss Lona Rollins, Dubuque, cam
out Friday for a days visit-wrtn rela
tives and friends in this her formei
home city.
—Jos. Foster moved last week into
the Cbas. Thorpe cottage, recently oc
cupied by Air. and Mrs, J. M. Coolidge
oil liutler Btreet.
—Miss Nina Carhart commenced
teaching this week Monday at th
Portable school in Milo. Tnis is her
second term in tbis district.
--Chas, Grant, clerk in Peterson liro^.
grocery, has been unable to attend to
his dutieB for several days during the
ist week owing to sickness.
—An obituary of the late Leopolii
Zemanek may be found in our Lamont
eorrespondence. lie was one of the
most highly respected residents of
liichland township.
—Mrs. Margaret Alspaugh, one ol
general officers of the Homo Missionary
Society will speak in the M. E. churcl.
next Sunday evening. She will be
guest in the C. l'oran home while here.
—Mrs S. E. [lusted, Epworth, wav
tho guns', a few cUvs of last week of
her brother, C. VV. Keaggy, and family
Friday she departed for Clear Luk*
where she will spend the winter with a
—Rev. II. O. Pratt gives his seconi'
lecture for the Foreign and Home Miss
ionary Societies of the M. E. church, oi
next Monday evening. His subject,
lohn Quincy Adams, will interest hot1'
oU and young and a good audience
should greet the lecturer.
District Deputy G. C. Nickerson,
Miquoketa, of the Fraternal Brother
ho id of the World was in the city last
weekaljustin? theloss to Mr. Albert
Lusk of his eye. Mr. Lusk has re
ceived five hundred dollars in payment
of his policy taken Out in this order.
The following letters remain un
called for at the postottice in Manches
ter: Miss Lina Danford, Miss S. J.
Cook, Miss Mary Kalina 2, Mrs. O.
I'erason, Mrs. Mathilda Smith, Mrs.
(lilhert Gonyean, Tank & Hoffman, Ed.
-mith, F. D. Merry, Harlan Hender
s'mt, F. F. I'ayne.
Mrs. C. Tlerney and grandson,
John, who have been visiting in Dead
wood, South Dakota, for the past three
months, returned the latter part of last
week. John Tlerney, Mrs. Tlerney'B
ion, accompanied her and will vlBit in
the home of his sister, Mrs. J. C. Roney
and with other friends.
—Miss Blanche Lawrence entertained
a limited number of her young lady
frienda to an afternoon thimble bee and
a half paBt five o'clock tea last Thurs
day. 'i'hose enjoying this afternoon
with Miss Lawrence were, the Misses
Bertha Barr, Hilma SefBtrom, Edith
Clark, Gertrnde Lawman, and Helen
—Our loc-tl basket-ball team have in
anticipation among other games one
with the Dubuque Y. C. A. team on
December titleIi and one with Chicago
w-*st side team for January 2nd. A
challenge has been sent to this latter
team, which is the strongest'•Y. M.
A aggregation in Chicago, and the
yi are very eager to learn if the chal
lenge will be accepted.
—The Londale Stock Company are
playing this week at Central opeia
u«e Monday evenfng as their initial
performance, they gave His Mother's
Sin, and though many present may not
have liked the Btyle of the play, Btill all
will accord the Company with hiving
acted it well. Miss 1'lunkett, the lead
ing lady,
tbe favorite and her com­
panion players all did themselves cred
it. Au extra matinee is to be given
Thursday afternoon.
—Cedar Ltapids business houses, car
rying. tobacco supplies, had a clearing
out of their cigarette stock the first of
the week and the Republican states that
it is doubtful if the sale will ever be re
sumed in that city. This resulted from
a decision lately rendered by the United
States Supreme Court and because of
which the General State Agent of the
American Tobacco Company advises
the discontinuance of the cigarette
Bale until it is learned to juBt what ex
tent Iowa is effected by said decision.
—MaBter Allen Le Roy was happily
Burptised last week Tuesday evening by
a number of his friends, tbe occasion
being ills twelfth birthday anniversary.
The usual parlor games were participat
ed in by host and guests, and tempting
refreshments were served before the
good nlghtB were said. Those present
were: Frances Lawman, Stella Drew,
Bess Graham, Laura Tubbs, Hazel
Iluene, Belle Armstead, JeiBie Cham
bers, Laura Duhham, Edna Stetson,
Allen Love, Harold Dunham, George
Miller, Floyd Arnold, Ray Dunham,
ively of the groom, were among the Harry Seeds, Harry Tucker, E»fl Davis,
dinner gurxts. Dr und Mrs. Meis de Percy Strickland, Ray RobinBon, Rosa
parted Monday evening for Dyersville* Young and Boy Miller,
—Bronson & Carr advertise two
houses to rent.
—Ed Davis is numbered among our
—Will Denton i3 in South Dakota on 1
cattle business.
—Gregg & Ward advertise a large
line ot pertumeB.
—Mr. and Mrs. E. B. StileB are in
Chioago this week.
—MIsa Emily Martineau is among
the sick In our city.
—Mrs. R. E. Carpenter is convalescing
from her recent illness.
—Hon. Geo. W. Dunham was in Chi
cago Bsveral days of last week.
—Frank Anders spent Tuesday in
the city of Dubuque.
—Senator Cal 1). Clark, was visiting
relatives and friends here the first of
this week.
—Editor Rann of the Manchester
Fre's, was in Dubuque on business
last Friday.
—Ilarry Barber, who had been in the
city for a few days, left Tuesday morn
ing for Davenport.
—Miss Ola'Witson is in Cedar Kapids
visitin? her sister having departed for
that place Tuesday morning.
—The first of the club dances will be
participated in at Pythian Castle,.to
morrow, (Thursday) evening.
—Frank Stimpson, who is working in
Delhi bank, Bpent Sunday with
latives and friends in this city.
—11. M. Marvin is assisting in the
recorder's oflice during the absence of
Oountv Recorder Abner Dunham.
—C. B. Lont, of Delaware, who went
into voluntary bankruptcy
months ago, received his discharge last,
—Ilarry Bell, a traveling salesman,
whose home is in Waupun, Wisconsin,
was the guests of friends in tbis city
—Thanksgiving services will bo held
Thursday morning in the U. B. Church,
Rev. U. O. Pratt preaching the Thanks
giving sermon.
—John Eiler left Tuesday moraine
for Kirksviile, Missouri to visit his son.
Peter who is in the Oesteopatbic hospi
tal at that place.
—Will liishop departs today (Wed
nesday) for Lakeview, Oregon, where
he has accepted a position on bis uncle,
Ban Grummen'a, big sheep ranch.
—Mrs. A. Klonus was called to La
mout last week by the death of her bro
ther, Leopold Zemanek. The funeral
•ervices were held Thursday last.
—The neighborhood whist club was
entertained by Mayor and Mrs. S. A.
Staadmau last evening. Its next meet
iug will be at the W. H. Norris home.
—Miss Mildred Hart departed Satur
day last for her new home in Chicago.
Ste will be followed later by hei toother,
Mrs. Christie Hart and also by Mite
Hope Sennett, her cousin.
—An Honest Footwear adv was sent
in by R. W. Chambers too late for this
weeks issue. Any gentleman deBiring
Mrs. Margaret Alspaugh will ar
rive in the city Saturday of this week
and Snnday evening will speak at the
rhank-oifering meeting of the Home
Missionary Soctety in the M. E. church.
Mrs Alspaugh has many friends here
•vho will be glad to greet her and hear
her address.
good ualf skin boot would do well to
call at his shoe parlors on Franklin
—Chas. Heath, who is an operator
for the Chicago Northwestern Railway
Co., at Kingsluy, Iowa, was an arrival
Tuesday morning and will feast over
Thanksgiving with his father and other
relatives and friends here.
—The seventh barber shop is being
opened under Chambers Shoe Store by
Geo. Underwood. The room has been
given afresh coat of paint and every
thing is being brightened generally in
readiness for another first class barber
"—The city schools will dismiss today
and *111 not resume the daily routine
until next Monday,
giving scholars
and teachers a short vacation. Thanks
giving programs will be the order of
the day in various rooms in the ward
—Word was received here Monday
by relatives of the Bick boy, that John
-menek, a nephew of Mrs. A. Klonu?,
Is very ill with appendicitis. An oper
ation has been undergone and the
frienda of the family are hopeful it has
been successful.
—A nice-crowd danced at the Central
opera house last Friday evening, abonf
thirty couples being in attendance.
Tne harpist was delayed in Dubuque
uutil the late train after which the
music was first class and helped make
the evening one of pleasure.
—Floyd Copeland and Avery Long
entertained a party of friends at the
home of the latter last Friday evening.
RefreBhmentB of Balad, sandwiches,
coffee, cake and fruit was served and
games and various amusements were
enjoyed by the young folkB until a late
A few friends met togethar and
organized another neighborhood wbist
club with Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Allen
last Thursday evening. Duplicate
whist will be played, the membership
I'mited, and a pleasant evening for
each week during the winter Is antici
—Mr. and Mrs. Dalph Iluene were
over Sunday guests in the home of Mr.
Huene's parents here Dolph departing
Monday for Cedtr Fails where he has
position and Mrs. Iluene
returning to Cedar Rapids where she
will visit for a week or so before join
ing her husband in their new home.
—C. H. Dick, formerly landlord of
the Clarence House, and son Will
were pleasant callers in our city last
week. Monday of this week Mr. Dick
left for Manston, Wisconsin to join
Mrs. Dick who is now there visiting re
latives, and Will departed for Chicago
where he intendB ataying through the
—A small audience greeted Railroad
Jack at tbe Central opera houBe laBt
Wednesday evening but the few who
were there spent over two hours of real
enjoyment. The Company carried
specialties better than the comm on run
and Railroad Jack himself was an ac
tor above the average. The play was
entitled to abetter house.
—Among tbe Thanksgiving dinner
re-uniona in our city tomorrow will be
a very happy one in the Yoran home,
the parents, a sister and a brother of
Mrs. M. J. Yoran being the expected
guestB. Dr. and Mrs. Daniel, Mrs.
Thos. Best and son, and Mr. and Mrs.
H, Daniel, all of Traer will arrive to
night to remain until tbe latter part of
the week.
—Mrs. Dr. Sherman~and Mrs. Dickey
visited in Coggon Saturday of last week
with Wm Sherman and family.
—The annual meeting of the I'ela
ware County Agricultural Society will
be beld at tho court house next Tuesday
—Alex"Sheldon, son of Mr, and Mrs.
M. Sheldon, entertained a party of
friends Tuesday evening at his home
in "this city.
—Geo. S, Lisler asserts that he has
the best heating stove made, for either
wood or coal. A cut of it is shewn in
his advertisement.
—A week ago last Monday Mr. and
Mrs. A. S. Coon inTesponse to a tele
gram informing them of the death of
Mrs. Coon's father. Mr. T. Andrews,
departed for Huntertown, Indiana, and
arrived there in time to be present at
tbe funeral. The deceased was known
to many of the residents here, having
visited with the family of Mr. and Mrs.
Coon on several occasions. Mr. Coon
returned last Friday and Mrs. Coon is
expected home next week.
-Tuesday night of last week the fine
farm house of J. 15. FrentresB in Honey
Creek township, and most of its con
tents were destroyed by lire. The fam
ily were all asleep when tbe fire started
and It htid got under good headway
when Mr,' FrentreBS was awakened by
a part uf the kitchtu fioor falling into
tho cellar Two of his children were
sleeping tp the second story and it was
with greaf diflicully, owing to the Ore
and smoke, that he succeeded in rescu
ing themSl The property burned was in
sured, wa understand, for only $2250
not one'half of its value.
—The tallowing marriage licenses
have buelS issued by the Clerk during
tlie .past ?vo weeks, Chas. P. Rizer,
ManohtSsflH:, Rose A. Pilgrim, Greeley
Henry Hilsenbeck, Hattie 11. Sprague
Burton Moore, Cogiron, Mary B. Mont
Hoops, Wheaton, Minn.,
Anna Wise, Manchester A. F. Slack,
Manchester, Nettie Bessey, llazleton
C. E. liurtis, Waterloo, Laura Huebner,
Manchester: Philip Fishei, Wood, Mary
C. Smock, Colesburg Leonard Lerov
Ayers, Thorpe, Hannah Bertha Fagle,
Thorp I:. Barker, HazelGreen, Mary
Keith, llav.el Grten Chas. II. Stone,
Edgewood, CarrlE. Curran, Edge
A Series of Happy Entertainments.
Mrs. Hugh Clemans lias been mak
ing the heartB of her friends glad dur
ing the past week with a series of
Bocial afternoons and evenings very
cheering to the guests indeed.
On Thursday afternoon last a com
pany of elderly ladies partook of her
hospitality, a luncheon of dinner pro
portions being terved them at half past
one and being thoroughly enjoyed by
the participants therein. The after
noon was passed in the numerous ways
friendship finds to make such gather
ings a loug remembered pleasure.
Those present weie tho Mesdames
Loeb, May, Clemans, I'reussfler, Living
stone, Barr, Boggs, Blanchard, Col
linge, Newcomb, Rebecca Otis, Tirnl,
Donlittle, Kenyon and Waugh.
Saturday afternoon twelve of the
young lady friends of the hostess res
ponded to invitations for luncheon at
half after one, the cards suggesting a
Kensington afternoon and the amount
of emhroidering, lace work and batten
burg accompanying the young ladles at
this time was a tea timonial to their in
du.8try. Social chat and their work
happily employed the gueBts after the
delicious' luncheon dishes, until the
waning of the afternoon called them to
the prose of home.
Monday evening of this week a seven
o'clock dinner was given by Mr. and
Mrs. Clemans to a number of their lady
and gentlemen friends, covers being
laid for twenty four. A five oourse
dinner was daintily served after which
the evening hours were pleasantly pass
ed with the host and hostess.
This week Wednesday another com
ptny will meet at a seven o'clock dinner
with Sir. and Mrs. Clemans.
Xhomaa J. Prowse.
Thomas J. Prowse, a son of Thomas
and Elvina Prowse, was born in Jo
Daves county, Illinois, October 12, 1813,
and resided there until his twenty
second year when, with his parents, he
removed to Montana, and tbreo years
later located in California where ho
married Miss Sauera Springs and en
gaged in farming. His wife died In
1877, and toon thereafter he disposed
of his property interests in California
and returned to Illinois, where on
November 21, 18S8, he was united in
marriage with Mrs. Jane Adame,
a daughter of Eleazer and Diadema
FrentrefS,pioneer settlers of JoDaviess
county, aud who were amoug its most
reepeateiand wealthy residents.
The y^ar following their marriage
Mr. and, Mrs. Prowse came to thiB
county aiul engaged to farming in
llouey Creek Township, remaiuing
there until about five years ago when
they purchased a residence in this city
which haa ever since been their home
On the 12th of this moath Mr. Prowse
accompanied by his brother-in-law
William Frentress aud 11. 11. Hiintly
left here for Virginia, the two former
to spend the winter there, and thu latter
to remain permanently.
After his arrival in Virginia lie wrote
several letters to his wife and others
here, in which he stated his health was
good and that he was pleased with tho
Last Saturday morning our citizens
were startled and grieved by tiia
news, brought here by a telegram from
William Frentress, that Mr. Prowse
died suddenly of heart disease, about
three o'clock that morning, at Toano
Virginia, and that his remains would
be forwarded that day to this city.
It was intended to hold tho funeral
services thia aftenoon at the
Congregational church but owing to a
flood in Tennessee and the washingout
of railway embankments, the train
carrying the remains has been delayed,
and at this writing it is not known
when tbe services will be held, but
probably not until next Friday.
The funeral services will be under
the auspices of the Masonic order of
this city of which the deceased was a
prominent member.
Mr. I'rowse was very popular and
held in high esteem by all who kne
him. He was a kind and ait'ectiouate
husband and father, a true friend and a
public spirited and worthy citizen,
He leaves surviving, his widow and
two sons, Jobn"G. who resides in Honey
Creek township, and 15. Henry Prowse
this city. .... ..
Basktv Ball.
Monday evening, December 3rd,
at i!ie Central opera house, will Vm
plajed tho initial game of basket ball
witfl the Manchester and Waterloo
teams as tho center of interest.
A program of music by the Ovide
Mandolin Orchestra, quartette and vo
cal soloi und other entertaining num
bers has been provided_for aud this will
begin-promptly at eight o'clock, being
followed by a ten minute half basket
ball game between the two junior
The big game begins at 8 30. The
manager of the team requests that no
tin horns nor other disturbing instru
ment be brought to tho game. This
will in no wise effect the good time or
enjoyment of the game and it is hoped
a crowd will attend and give the boys
the luxury of being appreciated.
A reception will be given and light
refreshments served in the Y. M. C. A.
rooms immediately after the game to
which all present will be invited.
Admission to the game, twenty five
cents children, fifteen cents.
Charley's Aunt.
Should be accorded a right royal wel
come when she comes to Manchester,
and to give alt an opportunity to do so,
City hall has been engage! for her
visit here. "Charley's Aunt" is a com
edy that has had a phenomenal run
both in Chicago and New York and
will be presented bv home talent in this
city on the evening of December 12th
at the City hall with the following:
Cast or Character*.
Slt'pfien Speticuo, Prof. of'Oxford 11. Von Oven
Sir Francis liusney, lato of Indlau servlco
lid. Hrubyi
•InckChcsnof I K. U. Ilnyt
Charley Wlckliam UiiilernrAclu- o. 1.. I.oljjh
I.ord liobbftrly at* of Oxford It lllalr
Brusset. college scout
The object of the entertainment is to
give an evening of pleasure to all who
attend it, and for the benefit of the
public library. Every dollar of the
proceeds realized, will be used in pur
chasing books for the library, and we
are sure that this
effort for this worthy
purpose will be generously supported
by our citizens.
Reserved seats on sale at W. A.
Abbott's drug store on December a.
Mystery Solved.
On the second of last July, Mrs. E. J.
Nixon, aged 72 years left tbe then homo
of her daughter, Mrs. J. G. Fieisiine in
Cedar Rapids, to visit friends in Iowa
City, where she arrived the samo day
and remained until the 5lh of July
whep she started for Atlantic.
Not bearing from her after she left
Iowa City and becoming anxious about
her mother, Mrs. Fierstine wrote to At
lantic and a reply was promplly sent lo
her stating that her mother came to the
depof there, but did not call upon her
friendB as she had Intended and whither
she went from there they did not know.
Search waB at once begun but no
trace of the missing wo
."nan was discov
ered by her relatives until last Sunday
morning when Mr Fierstine, who with
his family reside here, received a post
al card from a firm of undertakers in
Marstialilown, and a newspaper con
taining an account of the finding of tbe
body of an unknown woman in the
river at Iowa City on July 12. The
postal card stated that the writers had
the clothing and otber articles of the
unknown deceased woman in their pos
session and would send them to Mr.
Fierstine by express, if he so desired, for
the purpose of ascertaining if they be
longed to Mrs. Nixon.
Last Monday the articles were re
ceived at the express otlice here and
were at once identified by Mr. and Mrs.
Fierstine as belonging to the latter's
mother, and thereby her mysterious
disappearance was in part accounted
for, but her movements after leaving
Atlantic have not yet beon accounted
for and will probably forever remain a
ft A*t
•a. s*
.'"or cow-t on iV IVven's
SiOek i'ood in'l' -low and
nWUes ijeUer qu?|:iv. ir.'i.'i own
nea'ihv ant prevents* e.'Oralko'. It
lines i.coii MI )"or a-.t'e not
flo"''2 wet', -I
.'O''. e*.
•I'euii end d'*e:!s*\ saves eetl
aiidtiiet ('ituenv.e''. Keeps cotts in
ood order and \\i" mai.e calves ow
ooa third larger t'ne first year.— "or salt
by W, A. Aboolt, Drugs, Mancliesler,
Iowa. 31-1y.
The Des Jl nines Daily NewB has been
enlarged lo 8 pages and takes the full
telegraphic service of the Associated
Press: lyit the subscription price re
mains SI a year 75 cents for six mouthb
30 cents for 3 months—the lowest price
of any daily newspaper in the world.
Terms, cash in advance, aud the paper
stops when the time is out. All the
news of the world every day for SI a
year. Market reports daily bv wire
attractive literary features lor the
family. Circulation over 29,000. Ad
dresp, TUB NEWS, Des Moines, Iowa.
Wc woi'Ul in vile you to call and
tee tlie Unious
shoe for fall and winter wear
that a very popn'ar and
made o! fine lrid sick,
wit'u neat I l.'tl J'.iir.j,
1'i.avv doi'ble so'e. a id
I if:
tension cci^e. I, you
LurUde Alvordorez, the lady from Itpizll ..
llHuriutta Heuliler
Amy Kpetlgue, Spatlijue's dauRhter..Ktliel Suuds
Klttlo vornoii, Ills ward Laura Bronson
buy one pair of
From Top,
to Botiojn
Need a new one? We have a great ar
ray of the season's popular styles for
men and boys. Every conceivable
ehapo from good warm kind at 2oc,
29c 3oc to the nobby dress cap at 59c
05c 75c and up.
LooK AT YoUr sHirt
We have excellont otTerings in men's
winter wear. G^od heavy, well made
overshirts at 35c, iiUc, 4Sc, 59c to tho
lino dress tlamiel at S9c, Wc, $1.25 and
81.49. All kinds of shirts at under
regular prices.
LooK AT VoUr underwear:
One lino wo excel in is underwear
children's, misses', boy6\ mens' aud
ladies, from the smallest size to the
extra large size. We make a special
ty of underwear.
toque caps
or stocking caps ara the popular head
wear for boys and girls. We* ollor
aw exceptional assortment of colors
at 25c, 29c, 35c, 39c and -19c.
You certainly need mittens. Wo covcr
your bauds with gloves or mittens,
childrcu's wool mittens, all colors 10c.
Ladies double, kuit mittens 15c, 19c
aud up to the linest silk mitteus.
^lcus? and boys' from 10c and 15c
kinds up.
a complete lino of rubbers, artics, leg
gius, wcol and lleeey lined hosiery
and everything to keep the feet warm.
Boys' and mens*, the largest assortment
in the city, in stripes and plain at
-15c, 49c, 59o, wool at 75c, 99c aud $1.19
and extra line quality at $1. 19, $1.1)0,
82.19, etc.
and then
We are in position to sell
Clothing right.
No Matter Who
you are or what your fancy?
you can, get suited here as
to perfume. We have just
received a fine line of pei
-Iioes you wi'l a'ways
wear 1 it on at jount of
and conifoitthey
R. W.
Its Money
Spending Time
An ?n- 'oin '.'.me wi.h 111 iy who would
t-lice econo tiy in their pin -liases tii-l's
tvi'rie t'.ic of Un'"-. s'.orc
There area number of rea
sons why you should give us
a trial. We show a most at
tractive line. Our shoes are
long wearing and every pair
that goes out jf our store is
correctly fitted end guaran-,
'll Si"»o you put ps a
^urton QLarK
Comparison of^goods and pi ices will result In our
obtaining your trade.
"^4" in,
giving a '..fol •»,****%%*
There is reason for it, several
fen reasons.
1'iUst, we've the best anrl hanc-om
c^di p'svoi cloaks and capes in
this scction.
you can abro'utelv deprnd
upon oi-. Raiments being right in
s:ylc, fit, finish and worihinc .- o*'
the pricca-e soveiy mor'e
llv"v appeal lo yoi' sense of
The r?:.iy" day skill* are one ol the strong
of the oiis outfit worn 011 pleasant days
llnocgh I he autumn and
Do you patronize our shoe
deparl aient or do you buy
this line whrrever happens?
Prices will impress you.
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 roim beiore
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.
D. F. Riddell

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