WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20,1001.
—Jack Cullen is in tbe city.
—Mre. E. E. Farwell spent Wednes
day in DyersVille.
—Dave Lewis was an Earlville visit
—i'eter Hoardway wns a Ce ('(rap
ids -visitor TburetUv
«. —Leslie Hoyt waB iu Smili Dakota
last week on business.
—Mrs. Jennie Ruseeli is visiting rela
tives in Newell this "week.
—The N. AV. 0 met Monday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Allen.
Mrs. C. E. Sager arrived borne last
Thursday from a visit in Dubuque.
Mabel Waters departed for her
new home In Hopkinton Thursday last.
—Miss Margaret Mills entertained a
gentleman friend from YVestgate over
—Mrs. Fred Dewey, nee Jennio Fish
el, retnrned last Wednesday from
—Miss Rulin, of Waterloo, visited at
the home of Earl Dunham Thurs
—J. C. Hadley is at home from an ex
tended visit with his son and family
In Sioux City.
—John Malven, our popular auction
ter, was at Maynard and Oelwein last
week crying sales.
—Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Slack and
children, of Waterloo, are visiting rela
tives and friends In this city(.
—Theo. AVolf, of near Hopkinton,
waa a business visitor in this city
Thursday and we acknowledge a pleas
—G. 8. Lister attended the conven
tion of hardware merchants, held at
Dabuque Wednesday and Thursday.
—Miss Lona Rollins was in the city
Saturday, the guest of friends. She re
turned Saturday evening to her home in
—Mr. and Mrs. Percy Langridge are
now at home in the Mcintosh house on
Main street, their removal having been
completed Saturday last.
—Delia Miller, who haB been spend
ing her vacation with her parents in
this city returned to her school duties
at Ames'last Wednesday morning.
—About forty ftom'here attended the
big Catholic dance at Earlville laBt
Thursday evening. They report flne
treatment frchi their Earlville hosts.
—Kaiamity Thorpe wants to protect
the feet of the patrons of the Plunder
Store and gives notice in his Bpace that
he'has in stock footwear of all kinds.
—Mrs. George Stanton and daughter,
Margarete, of Davenport, are visiting
friends in this city, guests at the home
'of Mrs. Stanton's neice, Mrs. Nic.
—Will James left today, Tuesday, for
the state of Washington where he ex
pects to engage in farming. Mrs. James
will remain in Manchester until Will
has settled definitely upon their future.
—The Imperial Theater Company
which was billed to play here last week
played only three nights on account of
the small attendances at their per
formances. They finished the week at
Mrs. Horr.an aunt of Mrs. N. Mal
vln, and the only surviving sister of the
late Mrs. Madison, died at her home in
Dabuque last week. The lady was
eighty seven years old at the time of
—B. J. Lawman was honored by tbe
State convention Of the Modern Wood
men of America, held at Cedar Rapids,
last week, by being elected a delegate
to the National Convention of tbe
Lodge to be held at St. Paul, June
—At the meeting last week Thursday
of the T. W. C. held in the pleasant J.
H. Aften home, Mrs. C. E. Bronson and
the MesBra. A. Wolff, B—Clark, and
Qninlln, of Dubuque, played for absent
members. This week's meeting is in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Gregg.
—Mrs. M. Williston departed the lat
ter part of the week for Oberlin where
she will visit Mies Bess Wiiliston and
after which she resumes her journey to
New York. At tbe close of the college
semeBter, Miss Bess will join her mother
in the east and together they will return
to Manchester about July 1st.
—Miss Marie Story very happily cele
brated her eighth birthday anniversary
Saturday by inviting some sixteen of
her girl and boy friends for an afternoon
of play. At five o'clock Mrs. Storey
served the little ladles and gentlemen
with 1st cream and cakes and other like
confedtions Misa Marie's frionds are
very enthusiastic over their little host
ess and her charming entertainment
—Byron Bronson for several years an
employe of this office, and for the past
year 01 nore its foreman has purchased
an interest in the Strawbetry Point
Mail-Press and assumed its publication.
Mrs. Bronson will join him at their new
home tbe latter part of this week.—
Manchester Democrat. Mr. and Mrs.
Bronson will no doubt make a success
of their new venture as they are both
well acquainted with ail the ins and
oats of-newspaper work. Here's wish
ing them prosperity in your new field,
—A quiet but very pretty wedctyng oc
enrred at the Belmont Catholic church
at nine o'clock Wednesday morning
when vVIll Kehrli and
spoke the words which joined them for
life. The ceremony was performed by
Bev. P. H. Ryan in the presence of in
-'vited relatives and friends. The bride
was dressed in a very becoming suit of
gray and was attended by her sister,
Miss Delia Smith. Fred Kehrli, brother
of the groom acted aB best man. After
the ceremony congratulations were in
order, after which they repaired to the
home of tbe bride where a reception
waa held. The bride is a daughter of
Mrs, A, C. Smith, Is an estimable young
lady and counts her friends by the
score. The groom is the eldest eon of
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Kehrli and is
young man of industrious and honest
habits. 'Pe has purchased one of the
Walk'up farms and will remove there
with his brMe in a few weeks. The
young coup^iave the beBt wishes of
many frtendajfor their success through
—C. S\ Glddings epent Saturday in
Edgettood on business.
—Miss Florence Lister Is home for a
short viBitlfrith homefolks.
—M. F. Le itoy and E. M. Carr were
in Ryan on business Wednesday.
—John Jones departed for Ames Fri
day where he will resume his duties in
—Miss Bessie Edmunds, of Chicago,
was an over Sunday guest at the home
of W. C. Blake.
—The W. C. T. U. meets witn Mrs
A, II, McGrew this week Friday, Feb
ruary 22, at 2:30 p. m.
—Mrs. Cora Wood, of Cleveland Ohio,
is visiting her parents Dr. and MrB. W.
B. Sherman in this city.
Helen Granger left last week
for Chicago, where she will take a
thorough course in music.
—Mr. Chas. II. Paxson, who has been
clerking at the Fair Store, last week re
signed hiB position.
L. Lillibridge attended- the Modern
Woodmen of America Convention, held
at Cedar ltapids Wednesday.
—A. W. Stevens departed last Wed
nesday morning for Cedar Rapids,
where he will make bis future home.
—George Newman, who has been at
tending Highland Park College, is home
for a visit with relatives and friends.
—Mrs. Ann Georgeon was the guest
over Sunday ef her son, our pleasant
county clerk, John Georgeon and wife,
—Geo. Stanton came down from Oel
wein Saturday evening and spent Sun
day with Mrs. Stanton and their little
daughter who are guests in the 'N. Mal
—Bradley Lillibridge and Bernie Sa
bin and Reuben Hockaday spent Sun
day with home folks, going back to col
lege duties at Cedar Rapids the first of
—The last dance of the winter
rumored that about tbe
first of March tbe gentlemen members
of the Entre Nous will give a dance to
—The ladles of the Congregational
church will serve a chicken pie supper
So the parlorB of the church on Febru
ary 22nd from 5:30 p. m. until all are
Berved. Price of supper, 25 cents.
There will also be a sale of aprons and
other useful articles.
—There will be a basket social at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Blair
north of Thorpe, Friday evening, Feb
ruary 22. All are most cordially in
vited to attend. Ladies ate requested
to bring baskets. Proceeds will be for
the benefit of the M. C. church at
—Mrs. Francis Loeb is entertaining
this Tuesday afternoon in honor of
Mrs. Magill, of Clinton, Illinois. Only
members of the Klover Klub are among
the invited guests, and the affair 1B one
of pleasant informality throughout,' A
course luncheon was served at half past
—T. S. Arnold and family who have'
been living on the Richmond farm neap
Earlville for several years past, will de
part this w^eek for Bonair, Jowa, their
future home. Mr. Arnold is a good
citizen^ and successful farmer. The
good wishes of the many friends in
this county of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold go
with them to tbeir new home.
—This TuesdayeveningJasper Jones,
Grand Master 1.0. O.F., is being enter
tained by the llebekah lodges of this
city. After the business of tbe evening,
a banquet will be the pleasure of the
hour. There are some hundred and
fifty members of the two lodges and the
expectation is that an evening of much
profit and enjoyment will be spent.
—Geo. McEwen entertained the Jun
iors of tbe High School last week Fri
day evening at a Valentine party. Fif
teen Juniors attended and the evening
passed merrily in dancing and games,
one of the features of which was a
cake walk in which Ed Hoilister and
Maud Cary won the prize, a delicious
cake. Little Paul Gregg was the Post
man of the evening and the letters de
livered through this medium were huge
ly enjoyed by the recipients.
—Since the first of February the fol
lowing marriage licenses have been is
sued from Clerk Georgeon's office: Ed
Towlerton and Edith Jamison,
Rhines and Lizzie Galer, R. G. Martin
and Nettie Corell, John F. Kuhlman
and Sarah Holthaus, W. Kehrle and
Rosa Smith, Chas Foffel and Anne,
Kotek, John F. Kane and Nellie Clark,
Ambrase McElmeel and LydiaNeiman,
Rudolph Kragenbrink and Clara Beltz
H. A. Engleman and Lena Holthaus
Earl L. Turner and Pearl Sites, Geo.
Lester and Phoebe Cornwell, AuguBt
Brekenfelder and Sophia Jacobs, Mat
thew McDowell and Mattle L, Kaster,
Alexander Moser and Ethel L. Coon.
-Miss Ennis Boggs entertained the
Dove crowd last Friday at a six-thirty
o'olock dinner, being assisted by-her
mother, Mrs. J. IS. Boggs. The din
ers declare the meal one of abundant
delicious service. And in tbe short
hour immediately following the dinner
Miss Boggs provided guessing games
and usual experience meeting kept the
guests busy until tbe evening was well
advanced. A marvelous-fact in con
nection with this happy gathering is
that Mrs. and Miss .Boggs were not
wholly incapacitated by this attack of
dovedom for the performance the next
day of their daily occupations, which
effect, it was feared, would be produced
by the first experience of contract by
the hostess with these happy go
-Mrs. K. E. Carpenter gave tbe
Doves and a number of gueBts of the
male persuasion a delightful after
noon and evening last ThuAday in
honor of Mrs. R. Denton. The ladies
spent the afternoon with their needle
work and the gentlemen joined them at
tea time and spent the evening in tbe
full effervescence of this charmed cir
cle. A good old time supper was
served at half past five, and it is cur.
rentiy reported that the entire society
with tbe exception of tbe two resident
chaperones upheld the reputations of
the Doven along the line of two help
ings of everything, and so forth. Cards
music, and a pleasant social time filled
the evening. And the Doves will long
remember the affair as one of the most
pleasurable of their many meetings
—Lent begins today, Wednesday.
—W. U. Barry, of Masonvllle, was in
the city Tuesday.
—W. B. Patty spent the first of the
week in Iowa City.
—Ben Mather has resigned bis posi
tion in Allen & Storey's.
—C. Martin entertained bis friend, A,
KraiTt, of Chicago, over Sunday.
—Miss Beehler is entertaining the
Doves and their gentlemen friends this
—E. D. Elder went to St. Paul Mon
day to attend the National Buttermak
—I. Walters, an employe of the
Quaker Mill Company, had business in
—Geo. Nefzger and August Detmer,
of Bremen township, were agreeable
callerB at this office yesterday.
—M. Welch, of Waterloo, a detective
in the employ of the I. C. R. R., was
in the city a day or two of last week.
—Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Franks and Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Sharp, of Lamont, were
Sunday visitors of friends in this city.
—Mr. and Mrs. M, Beehler expect to
depart about the first of next month for
a four or six week's travel in California.
—Miss Mable Miller entertained a
company of school friends last Satur
day evening. The young people repoit
a jolly party.
—Dr. and Mrs. II. H. Lawrence and
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lewis were Sunday
visitors at Hopkinton, guests at the
home of W. S. Beels.
—Our cold storage men, Kirkpatrick
& Stearns, shipped a carload of dressed
poultry to New York City Tuesday. E.
W. Kirkpatrick of the firm accompani.
The election at Ryan last Friday
was a hotly contested one. Ninety one
votes were cast, four of which were de
cided to be defective, of the remainder,
45 wets-lor incorporation and 42 against.
—The following letters are advertised
as unclaimed in the postofllce in this
city: Mrs. P. A. Wood, Geo. II. Wood,
F.B. Hardy, H. L. Coittet, Willie Deni
son, C. Gordon Mayo, Selvey Robinson
Ed. Smith, A. G. Smith, J. Grunberg^
—Geo. Emerson a prosperous mer
chant of Telluride, Colorado, is visiting
his parents, Esquire and Mrs. Emerson,
and also the friends of bis youth in and
about Manchester. Mr. Emerson in
tends to remain in this vicinity some
two weeks or more.
—The Junior (Jlasa boys of the Man
chester High School gave a sleighing
party to their classmates of the gentler
sex Friday evening last. And after a
ride about the city, MiBS Belle Xoung
invited the pleasure Beekers to adjourn
to her home where a
given Friday evening laBt was well at
tended and was in all a pleasurable
the festivities of the evening until a late
•Dr. II, 11. Lawrence and Dr. C. L.
Leigh, of the iocal'iodge K. 1'. and Geo.
Barr, a member of the Edgewood lodge,
attended tbe initiation ceremonies and
banquet given in the home of the Edge
wooa lodge of Knights
evening, A pleasant reception and en
joyable banqnet is reported by the
—Miss Lois and Mr. Asbmore Ken
nedy entertained a large number of
friends last week Tuesday evening, in
honor of Miss Glory Mills, of Cedar
Falls. Music and musical games com
posed a program altogether enjoyable,
and tbe friends invited are -indebted to
Mr. and Miss Kennedy and the guest of
honor for a charming evening.
—Master Ross Young entertained a
number of his friends last week Satur
day evening. Games, music
amusements were tbe program of an
evening altogether too short for the
young people who report their hoBt a
capital entertainer. Sandwiches, pick
les and coffee, fruit and cream, cakeB
and popcorn were daintily served the
twenty five guests and the goodnights
were said about eleven.
—The little son of Mrs. Delia Champ
lin was bitten last Friday by the family
dog and it is feared tbe dog was
mad. The little fellow was taken Sun
day by R. R. Robinson to Chicago for
treatment. The dog was away from
home for some days and upon coming
back it acted very Btrange. The boy at
tempted to separate tbe angry cur and
the family tabby, and it was in this
that he received the injury to his hand.
The dog was shot by a neighbor.
—Miss Myrtle Whitney
invited a num
ber of her girl friends to a valentine
afternoon last Thursday, the pretty
heart shaped invitations bidding the
guest to bring her latest item of news.
During the afternoon spent in Kensing
ton manner, these news items were told
and at the conclusion, Mrs. II. F. Whit
ney, mother of tbe hostess, announced
aB her tid bit in tbe afternoon's conver
sation, the engagement of Miss Myrtle
to Mr. Leon Niles, of Cedar Rapids.
Elegant refreshments were Berved about
five o'clock. Miss Whitney is receiving
—Mrs. E. M. Carr royally entertained
a large number of friends Thursday
afternoon last at the pleasant Carr
home on North Franklin Btreet. Lun
cheon was served at half past twelve,
tbe small tables being made up of con
genial companies of four, and following
the dinner course, a sewing match
proved an exciting and pleasant enter
tainment, Mrs. J. Brown winning a
handsome valentine for doing the neat
est buttonhole in the shortest time. A
consolation valentine was awarded Mrs,
H. C. Graham. The favors at the din
ner tableB were also pretty hearts, re
minders of the significance of the day
Miss Susie Caasidy waa pleasantly
surprised by a number of her friends
Saturday evening. After music and
games a dainty supper was served and
all left taking with them memories ot a
happy occasion. Thoae present were:
Wm. Van Dusen,
Notice of Special Ueeting.
There will be a special meeting of
Manchester lodge A. and A. M. Mon
day evening, February 25th,
four o'clock p. m. This meeting is for
work in the Third degree and all mem
bers aro requested to be in attendance.
A very pretty wedding occurred at
Sand Creek, six miles southwest of
Manchester, Thursday at six o,clock p.
m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Sites,
when their daughter, Pearl, was united
in marriage-to Mr. Earl Turner. The
parlor was tastily decorated for the oc
casion. Migs Mae Skinner presided a
the organ playing the weddhigmarch tot
the strains of which tbe happy couple
with Harry Turner, bttther of the
groom, as best man, and Elsie Durey as
bridesmaid, took their places and the
solemn words uniting them for life
were Bpoken by Rev. Taylor, of this city.
The bride carried a beautiful boquet of
After the ceremony a sumptuous din
ner was served. Only a few friends and
relatives were present.
The bride is an estimable yonng lady,
loved by all who know her. The groom
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Turner, of
this city, and is an honorable, industri
ous young man and worthy of the wife
he has won. Mr. and Mrs. Turner have
the best wishes of their many friends.
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. TirriU Entertain.
Hon. and Mrs. R. W. Tirrill gave two
evenings of rare pleasure to their
friends Wednesday and Friday of last
On Wednesday evening the grave
Sheik Richardson In his flowing robes
of Bllver and white met tbe fifty or more
guests at the door and majestically bade
•them enter, upon which entrance they
were taken charge of by Mrs.
who ushered them to the dressing rooms
where the removal of wraps was ac
complished. In the front parlor stood
Mr. and Mrs. Tirrill and warmly wel
comed the guests. Music and the cur
brought by the host and hostess
from the countries of the East enliven
ed the hours and an informal good time
prevailed, the model hospitality of Mr.
and Mrs. Tirrill doing much towards
making tbe evening one long to be re
membered by those attending.
Refreshments concluded tbe evening
and at half past ten the guests reluctant
ly bade host and hostess goodnight.
Friday evening about the same num
ber of young people were entertained
in like manner in the pleasant Tirrill
rooms, this popular couple demonstrat
ing their ability as entertainers in royal
The district court is still in session
and it is doubtful if the business be
fore it is Qnished until sometime next
The grand jury reported at noon Sat
urday and were discharged from fur
ther attendance at this term. We un
derstand that several indictments were
John Cullins, of Ft. Dodge, who was
indicted for gambling on the complaint
of a party who was engaged in the same
business with him, plead guilty, was
sentenced to pay a line of twenty-five
dollars and costs, which he promptly
paid and was discharged.
The indictments agalnBt E. C. Lloyd
and Le^ Boston were dismissed
The jury in the case of Stone against
McLaughlin found for the plaintiff for
the full amount he claimed.
The caBe of Glanz va the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Co., an ac
tion brought for the burning of plain
tiff's crops by afire set by one of the
defendent's engines and for injuries
sustained in extinguishing the fire, was
commenced last Thursday and was con
cluded Monday night. The amount
claimed by the plaintiff was eight hun
dred dollars, the jury by their verdict
allowed her $569.
As we go to prest this Tuesday after
noon the case of Fred Wonleighton
against J. E. Robertson claiming dam
ages for an alleged slander is on trial to
a jury. The charge made by the plain
tiff is that the defendent who is an em
ploye of the C. G. W. Ry. at Thorpe,
broke open a car and took beer there
from. The defendent denies any lia
We understand there are
that will be ready for.trial in
CBBe they can be reached for trial,
which IB doubtfull.
City Council meeting. 6
At the meeting of tbe City Council
Monday evening of this week, there
were present councilmen Drew, Brown
Smith, Davis and Mayor Steadman.
City Clerk Robinson being absent, A.
D. Brown was made temporary clerk.
Roll call was followed by a reading of
the minutes, which were approved.
Bills as below were allowed:
Wilson, salary I so 00
W Drew, labor Dy Elder 12 00
I) Allot), feeding tramps 6 75
Allen, salary 83 83
W Drew, work on streets 26 00
E Sedgwick, salary 00
Tirrill. lasurance 73 60
Dunham, Norrla & Stiles, legal cervices... 20 00
W Norrla, salary 00
HolUster Lumber Co.. coal 8 85
Manchester Light, Heat & Power Co.... 125 00
National Meter Co 87
Rescue Hook and Ladder Co 8 00
N. DenUn Bose Co,, Hosea Webber
hauling cart 1 00
N. Denton Hose Co 5 00
The discussion of tbe recent mad dog
Bcare in our city brought about the
Proclamation and Resolution which
are offered below:
RESOLVED: That the Mayor Is hereby author?
Ized and Instruoted to strictly enforce Ordinance
137 entitled "An Ordinance to Prevent Unreels*
tered Dogs From Running at Large and lie
pealing Ordinance 90."
RESOLVED: That the Mayor Is hereby di
rected to Issue the proclamation, OR provided
for In section 7 of said Ordinance 137.requiring all
persons owning or harboring dogs to confine the
same from running at large, unless properly and
securely muzzled, for a period of ninety (90)
days from and after the date of such February
lath, 1901 proclamation.
I, S. A. Steadman, Mayor of the city or Man
choster, Iowa, In accordauce with the resolution
massed by the City Council of said olty on the 18
lay of February,1901 and pursuant to Section 7 of
Ordinance 137 of said City entitled "An Ordi
nance to Prevent Unregistered Dogs From Run
ning at Largo and Repealing Ordinance 90." do
hereby announce, order and proclaim that alt
persons owning or harboring dogs shall from
and after the publication of this proclamation
for a period of ninety (90) days from the date
hereof confine and restrict all suoh dogs from
running atlarge, unless the same are properly
and securely muzzled. All persons owning or
harboring dogs within the limits 6f the City of
Manchester, lotra, are hereby directed ana re
quired to comply with all the terms of the afore
said Ordlnauce- in relation to tbe matter of
©gUtradoa/ All dogs found running at large,
jot registered and promptly muzzled, will be
killed and tbe persons owning or harboring the
same subjected to tho penalties provided forlu
the said Ordinance.
Dated Manchester, Iowa, February 18,1901.
3. A. STEADMAN,
The appointment of JudgeB and
Clerks for the coming election of city
councilmen to be held April 26th of
this year resulted as follows:
First ward: Judges, Fred Durey, H.
O. Smith, L. M, Davis clerks E. D.
lton, Tom Hennessey. Polling
place, S. A. Steadman's Harness Em.
porium, three doors south of Cooley's
Second ward: Judges, W. L. Drew'
A. D. Brown, E. A. Atwater clerks, R.
R.Robinson G. G. Armstead. Poll
ing-place Fireman's llall.
Third ward: Judges, B. F. Miles, W.
G. Hitchcock, and W. H. Corinell
olerks, Henry Percival and S. L. Dog
gett. Polling-place, W. G. Hitchcock's
Lang Bros. Living Fioturea.
Next week Monday and Tuesday
evening Manchester people will be
given a rare treat, Lane Bros, being
billed at City Hall for an entertain
ment, a program of living pictures be
ing the attraction This entertainment
comes highly recommended, they show
pictures life size of battlo ships,
soldiers, cavalry and other scones in
full action. No one can afford to miss
this opportunity to see something so
really fine and instructive.
l?red Eller and Julia Fitzgerald
Harried at Noon ac the
John Deery figured in a marriage
at the Cathedral to-day. Was he the
bridegroom? No. He was a witness.
It was tho culmination of a little
romance and Mr. Deery is culpable in
that be helped two lovers to become
Fred Eilerof Manchester loved Julia
Fitzgerald. Their love for each other
was ardent but its courso was not
smooth. It was the old story of
parental opposition. Julia's father did
not like the man of her choice but this
only served to make her love for him
stronger. It was tho same with Fred
Eller. When he found out that Julia's
father was opposed to him he set his
teeth in grim determination. He
would wed Julia Fitzgerald in spito of
her father's wlsheB. So to-dav the
overs came to Dubuque. They went
straight to the archepiscopal residence
and laid their oase before father Barry,
Their story finished, the good priest
ruminated a moment, then made out
the necessary dispensation. A few
moments later priest and lovers wer
in the Cathedral and here beneath the
glorious arches Julia Fitzgerald became
the wife of Fred Eller.
But a dilemna arose. Some one must
needs be witness. Happily Mr. Ueery
was at .the Cathedral on business. He
was appealed to but was
loath to officiate
His protestations were of no avail,
however, and he was pressod into
Fred Eller is 21 years old and his
bride four years his junior.—Dubuque
Dennis Coleman died last Saturday
at the home of his son Thomas in
Adams township, and tbe funeral
services were held Monday forenoon at
St. Patrick's church in Monti. Rev
J. J. Hanley officiating.
The deceased was one of the early
pioneers of this county, lie was born
la county Monaghan,Ireland, In Novem
ber 1812. Married Miss Mary Woods in
1846, and in 1854 they left the home of
tbeir nativity, came this county
and located in Adams township, where
they have since then reBided.
Mr. Coleman was one of the best
known men in his townBhip and served
several terms as a justice of. the peace
He is survived by. his widow now
aged 85 years,
and their children, Patrick
of Buchanan Rose McBride, of South
Dakota John, of Omaha, and James
and Thomas of this county, all of
whom were present at the funeral ex
cept John who was prevented by his
Of Receipts and Disbursements of the
Independent School District of
Han Chester, Iowa, for the
Tear Ending February
,s 20, 1901.
SCHOOL HOUSE FUND,
Balance on hand February 90,1900 $1650 21
Received from County
Treasurer. 973 OS
Total I2G23 07
Balance on hand *2623 87
Balance on hand February 20, 1900 $2284 67
Received from County Treasurer 6127 45
Received from sohool fund 1014 89
Received from tuition 2&MW
Total $11)007 47
Paid teachere $ 7728 75
Balance on hand 2278 72
Total .$10007 47
Balance on hand February 20, 1900 $ 906 74
Received from County Treasurer. sss^s
Paid Janitors $*72 60
E.B.STILBS, M. F.LEROY*
Fable Showing Wisdom of Silence
Concerning: Some Tilings.
Once upon a time there cume Into the
city from the country a girl. The gill
wandered from her happy home to se
cure employment auf^iig the wealthy
families of the city, and wheu she
made known the fact that she was
willing to work many persons sought
her and implored her to engage with
them In domestic pursuits. The girl
was overwhelmed with offers, but final
ly made a "selection and settled in a
family that valued her services \eiy
highly. The girl was happy until one
day her employer met a neighbor, a
very dear friend, and told her of her
good fortune in flnding the country
girl. And this neighbor met another
very dear friend and told her of her
other friend's good luck, and thus did
it become generally known that there
was a good "hired girl" in the uclgh
And from that time on the mistress
and the girl were unhappy uutil one
day the very dear friend gave the girl
$1.50 more a week than she waa earn
ing iu her first place, aud in this man
ner did the girl become happy again,
while her mistress and the very dear
friend ceased to be on speaking terms.
And then the girl became unhappy
again until the other very dear friend
engaged her at an advance of $1 and
the other dear friend and the first dear
friend ceased to talk over tho back
fence. And then the good girl wore
fine dresses and flne hats, and one day
a dashing young man led her to the
altar, and now the three friends and
the poor country girl are all very
Transfers of Beal Estate.
Wm Woeste &wf to Frederick W
Klaus. N',4 nw frl.i sec 7—1)0—3 84000 00
Marlon Dunning & wf to W & II11
OrvlH. 8w!i seo 80—89—G
John Sharp to W Sharp, NUwH&e
!i nw tr seo 19—88—8
WUlinm Ball to Frank & Uoni letta I'
all of our
Paid for wood 187 40
Paid for labor 860 89
Paid for coal 1058 82
Paid for supplies 204 os
Paid for repairs 85155
Miscellaneous 179 27 J&L
Balance on hand im 14
ESTIMATE FOB NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
Teachers fund $ 6600 CO
Contlgent fund asoo 00
Dated February 20,1901.
Moral,—Don't talk good about your
hired girl,—Detroit Free Press.
Stoddard, sv- nw!i seo 0-88—4
Eliza Taylor et altoueorge llevcr.
8wK euo 4—89—u & ?a se'.i nwii sec
Wm Ltttletleld as wf to George
Lttlcdctri. Und 1-7 In stf nwJi an1,
»wM see 17—87—J
W Bowen wf to Clara 11 Kellogir.
Com 2 rds south of ne cor nw'.s
sec 8-90-4 44 ft 250 It
Frank O Jackson & wf to David G»r
vin. Lot 1 & cH lot 2 blk 8 Carter's
add to Hopkinton noo 00
Thos Eaton to Maggie A Blair. K',i e',4
lot 7 Burrington's add to Manches
AF.OImsteadtoJ McAllister. Lot
2 in blk 2 A Carter's 2nd add to
ABort & wl to McAllister. Lot
25 in Public Square add to Hopkin
John Sharp to Henry sharp. Lots 5 &
6 blk ir Earlville
LMMelllnger&wfto Wm Garvin.
Lot 8 blk 4 Carter's add to Hopkin
Hunt & wf to Geo A Ecker. Lot
81) Henry Accrs' add to Manches
Toogood & wf to Elizabeth Too
good. Lot 320 Manchester
Lottie Davis to E Mulveelll. Lot
A Densmore wf to .McDonald.
Lots 5,0,7 & 8 blk 3 A Densmore's
Chas llamblin to Thos O & Delia
Eaton. l't lot 31 Burrlngtous' add to
Manchester, Pt of I,ot lu rear of lot
31 3000 00
Mury A Doolittle & hus to Joliu Hrei^k
on. wii nwNi nw sec COO 00
Lucia HuuC et lit to .Joshua Rrcckon,
All the part of E 11 A of seM soSi sec
8—89—4 ttiut llos noiUi of the rignt of
way of railroad 133 00
Lucia lluut et ul to LI librldgo
All that part of E ll A of seU seU
sec 8—89—1 (hat Ilea south of ri«ht of
way of railroad 240 00
Win Sherman & wf to A W Ltndahi.
S 51H a of 309 30-100 a sec 31 & sam
Aofs6l i4 aofn258H a of e!4 seoai
89—0 & seH 86M swj£ sed 33—J7—6 2700 00
Low KATRS TO WASHINGTON, 1)
For the Presidential inauguration Ceremonies
ot Washington, D. C., March 4th the B. C. K. &
N. K'y. will sell round trip tickets from all sta
tions at rate of a SINGLR FAKK plus $2.00.
For full particulars relative to rates, dates of
sale, etc., call on any agent of the "Cedar Rapids
Low RATKS TO COLORADO, UTAH, CAI.II OK
NIA, MOKTAVA, WASHINGTONAND OREGON.
On February lSth and)ench Tuesday thereafter
during February. March and April, very low,
one way second class rates will be iu effect via
B., C. R. & N. R'y. to points in above described
territory. For full particulars call on or address
Jxo. G. FAKMBU, A. O. P. & T. A..
11., C. R. & N. Rv.,
!w Cedar Rapids, la.
Maud—Is 5 and 30 too old to hope for
improvement? I should Bay not. One
juRt begins to live. Take Rocky Mount
ain Tea. YouMl be blooming fair at 60.
-Gregg & Ward.
Notice of Appointment of Executor./ W
STATR OP IOWA, »AH
Delaware County i'
NOTICE IS FIKITKITY 051 VKN. That the under
signed has been duly appointed and qualified a*
Executor of the Estate of (L U, Kropmann late
of Delaware County, Iowa deceased, All per
sons indebted to said Kst.xte are revested to
make Immediate payment, and those having
claim* against the same will present them, duly
authenticated, to the undersigned for allowauco,
Dated February 18,190L
FRANK HENKY KHOGMANN,
Yoran, Arnold & Yoran,
Att'y for Estate. 8n*3
To close out the line
have concluded to
while they last.
Come no*v and get a big bargain.
CASH SHOE STORE
Oanners, per cwt
Turkeys, per lb
Ducks, white, per lb
Ducks, dark, per lb
your dry good here.
shoes At the low price of
THI «M«T MBSIOMBIMOVMV
ECZEMA, SALT RHEUM,
ALL SKIN ERUPTIONS AND FACI
BLEMISHES. IT HAS NO BQUAL.
Soli by druggists
or sent express prepaid upon
receipt ot price, 75c. Address
F- N. BEACOM, MANCHESTER. IOWA.
Gregg & Ward, Manchester, Iowa.
K. U. Bowman, Delhi, Iowa. 4^
Dr. H. Livingston, Hopkinton, Iowa,
J.P.Slrelgel Hyan, lowa.
K. P. Mulvehlll, Masonvlllo.Towa.
C. A. Kendall, Earlvlll*, lowa.
Kerpor & Meye™, Petersburg, Iowa,
T. Armstrong, Greeley, Iowa.
K. W. Koyden, Edgewood, lowa. 'v'
Wheeler & Kuion. Lamont, Iowa.
James Musser, Alinoral, lowa. -X.fr
J. V. Bush,Colesburg, lowa.
li. B. Ilrlggs &Co., Dundee, Iowa.
HOUSES FOR SALE.
Having rented our south farm will sell a num
ber of good wook and delivery liorsts, also
number ot colts. Tills stock will be sold right
and on good notes. Apply to
One Fare Round Trip
St. Paul, Minn/
Annual Convention National Cream]
ery Butter-makers Association.
•Tbe Illinois Contral Kullroad will
sell tickets to
St. Paul, Mlun., on account of the Hutter-mak
ers Convention, at one fare rate on February 18
and ldth, tlokets llmitod to ebruary ^Qth for ro
$ 4 2 5 $ 5 0 0
Steers, per cwt 3 00® 4 DO
Heifers, per cwt
a so® 3 50
Cows, butcher's stock, per cwt tt do® 8 60
Old Hens, per lb
Cora, per bu
Oats, per bu
Hay, wild, per ton
Potatoes, per bu
Butter, creamery, per lb
Butter, daily, per lb
Asst. Gen. l'asa. Agt. 1. U. It. It.
•iri-.i/-:- Dubuquo, Iowa,
Have I not bidden ye beware of some
thing Baid to be the same aB llocky
Mountain Tea, made by the MadiBon
Medicine Co.? If ye are truly wise,
heed this warning,—Gregg & Ward.
That's what we aim at in our storel crpinp. The more goods we
se'l the more we can buy.and the better prices we can get. Our
policy of a large business at small profits nets us as much as the
small business, of the otlu fellow .it large pront—and our custo
mers get the bent-fit. It pays v^to share with our customers. If
you want to gain the benefit of all this, its easy enough. Just buy
Goods ami Silks
ate*Most the new spring dress goods and silks are here and
other are on the way. We invite you to see the new things. Prob
ably you nre not ready to buy yet. No matter. We want to im
press you with our leadership in this department so you will come
here when you do get ready to buy. Better stop in first time you're
It is our policy to show complete stocks in all departments!
early in the season and thereby be prepared to cMcIi tail.) pur
chasers. We take pleasure In giving a list of lines which have been
1 t, 1 0
'r Ai '-i! "A
if 1 uc
Ginghams, Egyptian Tissues,
Dimities, Swisses, Light Pecales,
Laces, Dress Trimmings, Tapestry,
Lace Curtains and Carpets.
4. '3: a, u'
Our cleaning up of the balance of Jacket stock continues, We
are daily making additional bargains by taking from the higher
priced lots to make the lower numbers more attractive.^} Never in
Call early and see the latest pro
ductions in these ready to wear
suits and skirts.
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