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BRONSON. B. M. OAK*,
Editors and Proprietors
Yearly, in \dvanco '. 12 GO
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NOTICE.—On the slip of paper upon whloh
tho name is printed, appears the date to which
tho paper is paid for, and a renewal Is always
The wrltor'H name roust accompany any arti
cle for publication, as an ovldenc of good faith
of the editor*.
WB PIT THE FEET.
tuntiuu given dlsensus of children. Have
also m*de a ttpecial study of Gyneooology,
O»%lctnos, and Kucval Diseases Allohroulc
Diseases successfully treated with the aid of
.. Various I'hermal and .ttansag treatment. All
obronlCti solicited. Conuultation free, Omoe
over Work's market. All calls promptly at
tended. KeflldcaoL- on Main ntreet. the old Dr.
/^ENEUAL BLACKSMITH, horseshoing
Vj specialty, luterierrinv: and corns curea or
no pay. l'rlceu teabouuble. nnd the best of
wori guaranteed A shate of the public uatrou
age solicited. Shop on Franklin bireet, near
O. A. DUNHAM. C. L. LEIGH
DUNHAM & LEIGH.
teutUts. Oillue iu the Adams bulUlng on
FranKllu ^treet. Telephone *J16.
requenl visits to neighboring towns. Always
at oHlo. on Saturday*.
E. fc. NtWCOMB.
YV dehors In Watches. Clocks, Silver and
FMafod Wure, Pine Jewelry, Speot&clOB,Cutlery,
KLu»lcal Instruments, etc.. Main street.
A. D. BROWN,
furniture etc., and
Comns. Frames, Etc.
stock ot Furniture and Upholstery alwayBon
baud, at prices that defy competition. A good
Hcurbv kept for attendance at fur.er.ln. Dan
ALLEN & STOREY.
A fft f- *9. iQ ^9
aitc "DUHK CCV*IWH»*»
Ask to see them, only
Our Business Directory.
Q.W. DimOAM. B. B. 8TILBB W. fl. HOBRI8
DUNHAM, NORR'S ft PTILES
ATTORNEYS AT LAW AND NOTARIES
cx Public. Spoolal attention given to Oolleo*
Dns Insurance, Real Estate and Loan Agte.
)fikouiln City Hall Block. Manchester, la.
C, YOHAN. H. P. ARNOLD. M.J, YOBAH
YORAN. ARNOLD ft YORAN
A TTORNEYS AT LAW. and Real Estate
A. Atrenw. Office over Delaware County State
Bank, Manchester, Iowa.
0. E. 13BONSON. ifi. M. OABB.
BRONSON ft CARR.
A TTORNEYS AT LAW. Speolal attention
xV. given to oolleotions. Oflfce tn Democrat
Uullainit. Franklin Street. Manchester. Iowa.
A TTORNKY AT LAW.. OH
_,'^X Rlfeti- MAWibftttrar. Iowh.
FRED B. BLAIR.
Office In the City HaU
A. J. WARD,
OHYSICIAN and SurgiKjn, will attend to calls
promptly at all houn ot the day or night,
J. LINDSAY, M. D.,
1:00 to y:iW
fToo to :iio p. m. Oftice comer Main una rank-
H. H. LA WHENCE.
AND SURGEON. Speolal at-
Ofllce over Clark Lawrence's
store Franklin street. Crown
orldge work specialty. Will meet patients at
Parley Wednesday of each week 82tf
DR. J. W. SCOTT,
Surgeon, and Dentist.
eto„ Ualn St.
rvHY GOODS, Carpets, Millinery,
Caps, Boots and Shoes,
ROPRIETOR OF KALAMITY'S PLUN
Store at.i I'oaler in Clothing. Boots,
tihoos. Notions. He. Masonic Block Manches
IHuccf siiors to Seth Urown.J
AND SHOES of all grades and prices.
Custom Worn and Hepnlrlng given special
attention, store In City Hall Block.
CEO. S LISTER.
rT AKDWARE, STOVES, TINWARE, ETC.
11 Keeps a tlrst-olasa tinner and does alt
Kinds ot ropairing with neatness and dlspaton.
Store opposite PHrat National Bank. Halu St.
T. F. MOONEY.
(Successor to Lee Bowman.)
and Wajronmakor, Delhi,
Iowa. Work promptly and a work
manlike manner. Charges reasonable. Your
Pntronage solicited. '6tf
GRTEIUBD AT TBI POSTOrflOl AT I
.vHahchsstbr, IOWA, AS SCOOTO-OLAM MATTBK. I
Annals ot Iowa
IN Hour, feed, hay straw, Maquoke
ts lime, Ktucco, aud common and Atlas ce
ment Telephone 113. Lower Franklin St.
HOLLISTFR LUMBER CO.
and all kinds of building materials,
Posts and Coal. Corner of Delaware ana
THOft. T. CARKEEK.
AND BUILDING SUPERIN
TENDENT, S. E. Corner, 8th and Main St.
SCHARL&8* THE TAILOR.
TAILOK and Genu Famishing
Goods, Manchester, Iowa.
riARPENTER, CONTRACTOR & BUILDER.
\j I am now prepared to do all wort in my
Hue in a good aod workmanlike manner. Satis
faction guaranteed. Plans aud estimates fur
nished. Work taken In town or oountry, Shop
near the stand tower on West Side of river.
C. E. GATES.
DRAYMAN. Am prspared to do all
work In my line, Moving household goods
aod i»anoA a siteolalto AU work will receive
prt-a^tfo attauJvh fetaafe of jour patsoimge
is boltolted. Charges right. Give your draying
to a man who nas come to stay.
EADERH iN Groceries, Provisions, Crock
ery, Fruits, etc. Main Street,
D. M. PEARSE.
OF THh PEACE AND COLLECT
»lt. All business entrusted to him given
prompt attention. Office In City Hall block,
C. C. BRADLEY, M. I). II. M. BRADLEY, M. D.
BAADLEY & BRADLEY.
C. W. DORMAN,
Ofllce on Franklin Street, north
Globe Hotel, Manoheeter, Iowa,
iurgery in all Its branches. Makes
AND SURGEONS. Franklin
btreet, Manchester, Iowa.
12U Acre F&rm For Sale.
We are agents for the sale of
the O. A underwood Farm of
120 acrcs, situated about 7 miles
north east of Manchester.
There Is a bargain for some
purchaser in this property. BKOKSON & CAHR.
House for Bent.
A good house situated on Franklin street Just
south of my residence, now oouup «-i by Burton
Clark. Jos. HUTCHINSON.
CYCLONE AND TOBNAIIO
Insurance In Ant class companlei written and
policies Issued by Bbonbox 6 Cabr.
THE SUBE WAT TO CALIFORNIA.
You can go to California in a through
Tourist car, which leaves Cedar Rapids
every Tuesday at 8:40 p.
Main Street. Telephon 239.
MANCHESTER MARBLE WORKS
I prepared to furnish Granite and Marble
Monumenta and Head Stonoa of various de
sirns- Have the county right for Slpe's Pat
er-t Grave Cover also dealer tn Iron Fences,
Will a...t all competition.
W N.BOiNTON. J. F. MCEWIN.
BOYNTON dk MoEWEN.
vv ATCHMAKKKS, Jewelers and Engravers
44w23. Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The large and increasing circulation
undertaker, of The Iowa Homestead in this county
is a matter for congratulation to the
publishers and to good farming, for, of
F. WKRKMEISTBR, all the papers of its clasB in the coun
DEAL.ER !N PHRMTCRE, try ja eaaily the beat and most help
1 NO and Gents furnishing goodB,
nor and Franklin streets.
L. R. STOUT,
1LOTHING and Gents furnishing goods.
City Hall Block, Franklin Street.
HIODELL & CO.,
treasury can stand
At our asssortment of NEW SPRING
SHOES, and you will be convinced that we
style and better 0,
value in Leather*
than ever before
offered for the
The new Golf
Pattern in Men's
Fine Dress Shoes &
is a favorite and a
trade winner. 2
editions, issued with the regular edition
the Urst week in each month, have been
for years the admiration of all practi
cal farmers. VV ritten wholly by farm
ers, they are full of actual experience,
and smell of the Boil. We have been
fortunate enough this season to secure
terms for The Homestead and
connection with our
own paper for 31.90 for the entire five,
one year. ThlB is emphatically a good
thing, and no farmer in thiB county
should fail to take advantage of this
offer. For a large line of thoroughly
practical farm reading nothing has ever
been offered before that equals it. A
county paper, a farm paper, a poultry
paper, a farm insurance paper and the
Special Farmers' Isntitute, all for $1.90
Come in and order them.
F. E. RICHARDSON
Real Estate, Loans and
Office over tlie Racket\Store
of taxes to the extent of $70,000,000 or
$80,000,000 annually," says
tive Cannon, chairman of the bouse ap
propriations committee. This redoc
lion he would accomplish by repealing
the balance of the war taxes. The
Spanish war was ended three and one
half years ago, ret the taxes levied are
still in force to the amount of $60,000,
revenue per annum. Mr. Cannon
would repeal the tax on luxuries and
vices, such as beer and swell the coffers
of brewers, for it Is on such commodi
ties that the war tax was largely levied.
It seems strange that
it ha" never oc
curred to the gentlemaf luQicIent
10 beadvocqf reduc
tion in the regular tariff
iron, leather, etc., would corneas a boon
to the average man. It 1b a demon
ated fact, given out from so reliable au
thority as R. (i. Dunn that the cost of
living has increased 40 per cent, since
1890. Wages have
not increased in
proportion. Of course Ur. Cannon may
be right In the belief that it will be a
grand thing for the workine man to
have the tariff taken off his diamonds.
beer and champagne.—Anamosa
Co-Operative Management of Local Tele
The company was organized on this
baBie: a capitalization of *5,000, divided
into 100 shares, each representing the
cost of installation ot a single telephone
($50) each stockholder
to be permitted
to hold one share of stock for each
telephone rented by blm, and no more
ownership of stock to be absolutely con
fined to renters of telephones dividends
of at least 1 per cent, per month to be
paid on the stock.
The estimates of expenses made by
the promoters of the new exchange
were verified by experience for at the
monthly rates established—$2 25 for
stores and offices and
give good service, but increased its dlvl
dends from the
per cent, a month re
quired by its charter to 1% per cent., so
that in time the members bad to pay
only $1.50 a month for business service
deducting the dividend), while
for residence service the extremely low
cents a month was paid.
RY GOOE)S, N 'tlnns. Carpets, Gents Fur
nishing goods, etc. Frankllu Street.
QUAKER MILL CC.
IIYSK'IAN, surgeon and E^'e Specialist
Olllee hours for eye
and Feed. Manufacturers of the cele
brated White Sutln at White I'earl Flour.
LAWRENCE A GREM8.
.RUGS, Wall Fap«r Stationery, l'alnts, Oils,
etc. City Hall block.
PETER BOARDW Y.
remembered that for the same
services the monopoly had demanded
The new company found that its op
erating expenses wonld be, approxi
mately, $9 a year for each instrument,
Adding $3.50 to cover interest and de
preciation of plant, it Is dear that an
per cent, on
be reached by
the old exchange under monopoly man
agement, for the reason that the exces
sively high rates charged by the mo
nopoly prohibited the introduction
of 'phones in many places where
they were needed.—From "Co-Opera
tive Telephone Service A Local Kx
periment in Wisconsin," in the Ameri
can Monthly Review of llevleWB for
R. & N. Ky. Our
via B., C.
rates are as low as
via any other route and the service
first-class in every respect.
If you are thinking of making
trip, do not fail to secure your berths
ahead through any agent of this com
3 NO. G.
... A. U. P. &T. A.
13., C. R. & N. Ry.
We aro not here to play, to dream, to drift.
We have hard work to do. and loads to llfi.
Sbun not ihe siruffgle face It. 'Tig Gods gift.
Say not the daya are evil,—Who's to blamo-.'
And fold tho hands and acquiesce—O shsme:
Stand up. speak out.
and bravely, In tiod's uaino.
It matters not how deep tntrenchcd the wrotw.
How hard the battle goes, tho day, how loiur.
Faint not. tight on! Tomorrow comes the sodk.
Some of the Tax Payers.
The following Is a list of some of the
tax payers of this county, whose taxes
amount to more than $50. It Is im
perfect, in that many of those who pay
more than $50, but are taxed in differ
ent townships in no one of wbicb tbelr
taxes amount to
1'he list was prepared by
the Preps and
to us for which it
Allen & Storey
Bradley & Sherman
dtt.bel, «lane it
Branson & Carr
Blake, AH & Son
Cooley, SP *....
Carpenter, 0 11
Delaware County State Bank
Dentou, Mary A
—the company was
not only able to
Davis, Edwin, fist
First Natioual Bank
Graves, 11 W
Graham, John F...'.
Hutchinson, llenry, fist
Bines, W A
Uoatr, E, Est
ment was required. The rates reread
to secure this income and at the
to maintain a small sipking
fund to provide for improvements in
the service. Starting with an ex
change of '83 'phones, the business
steadily increased from year to year,
at the present time there are
about 300 instruments in use, or one to
every 17 personB in the community.
ThlB growth, it should be noted,bBs in
itself greatly increased the value of the
service to every patron, since each
'phone communicates with four times
as many persons
ister Lumber Co
(Iowa Health Bulletin,)
Would you like to have small-pox in
in almoBt every
the state, and you can have it
if you would
like to. The Burest plan
we can recommend is to ignore the pro
tective influence of vaccination and
Iowa today, and that have occurred
previously, have been caused by this
means. As a result of neglect to re
port these cases many unprotected per
sons have been exposed unconscious
too late to
protect them. The best and only reli
able means of protection are vaccina
tion, isolation of the patient, quaran
tine of the premises and thorough dis
ial Farmers' Institute Editions,together
with The Poultry Farmer and The
Farmers' Mutual Insurance Journal,
four of the most valuable farm publi
cations in the country,that enable us to
oiler the four
Bixty days from
tion of these measures there would not
be a case of small-pox in the whole
state of Iowa—unless it would be an
occasional importation. In such cases
it would get no further than the person
of the party thus Imported.
Instead of this almost every day the
one to assist in quarantining. There
has been no organization of the local
board—no literature on hand for distri
bution—no preparation for it whatever.
They are too late waking up to their
In giving the above four essentials in
the protection of a community we
ted two important ones that we here
emphasize—a competent and honest
physician and an efficient local bojrd of
health. The" above remarks apply
equally to scarlet fever and diphtheria,
Jones, S 115 50
Jones, Fauny 50 10
Keller, B11 78 25
Klonus, Augusta 85 87
Kennedy Buggy Co. 60 68
Keuyou. W 78 61
Love, Alleu 171 42
Le Roy, JeonieP 443 56
Lewis, 56 28
Loomls, LA 99 48
Lawrence, Helen 63 06
Lister, Geo S «0 i!3
Lindsay, Ellen 60 68
Le Roy, 79 83
Loomfe, Mrs II 472 88
Mcintosh, Jane 78 82
Munson, llassel 184 69
Merry, John 84 -8
Miller, Geo W 64 77
Morse, llulda A 58 86
Miles, BF 52 41
Norris, W H, and Stiles, E 159 11
Norris, W 11, Gnardian Lewis Atwater 60 68
Norris, B, Guardian Earl Toogood 58 20
Paxsou, Chas 160 OT
Provost, Grace A 169
Pythian Building Association 121
uaker Mill Co 180
E A 69 85
Kutherfura, John 59 86
Reynolds, Jennie A
uiddell, F, & Co 815 25
»iy, Luther 64 68
*mitb, Avery N 57 83
Sheldon, MW 64 71
snermau, W 69 80
sneldon, Susan 60 18
achwager, Wm 180 0
Seeds, W 163 69
Stewart, 64 78
Steadman, S A 88 88
Stout, LR 61 18
Terril, AB 7003
Thorpe, Jane 67 78
Thorpe Bros & Co 3 '7 85
Thorpe, 97 00
Toogood, Geo E 69 66
Tirrill, W 309 01
Torrey, CO 158 65
Thorpe. Alfred W 68
Trlern, PE 64 07
Tattle, Mrs Myra W W 59
Watsou, W W 89
Willistou, 61 14
Wolcott, EN 67 20
Wolff. L& A 174 60
Wolcott BroB 189 17
Young, Serepta 101 85
vaccination. It is true some one from
another locality who has neglected this
precaution, having been exposed, might
come into your town or township aud
comedown with the disease. Should
this occur, and your people had been
successfully vaccinated, there would be
no other case.
The incompetent doctor that cannot
tell the difference between small-pox
and chicken-pox and some other erup
tive disease, or if able to is too disbon
an as is
Davis, Robt 63 55
Harvey, S 56 54
Steve, Albert 62 22
Vanter, John 60 69
Ashburn, Harrison 66 60
Bisgrove, Edw 51 73
Bryan, Frank 92 03
Carpenter, E 67 81
Dlmond, Fanny 51 2S
Ede, Wm 146 70
Holcomb, S II, and Kendall, A 64 4:
Hunt Bros 66 4'
Klaus & Holscher 114 88
Millen, Henry 91
Nieman, JC 71
Nieman, llenry 274
great Oeal in spreading the disease in
case it Bhould appear and your people
have not been successfully vaccinated.
We do not hesitate to say that three
fourths, if not four-fifths, of the cases
Savings Bank of Earlville
& Si Ry Co
the character of the disease and there
fore prevented from vaccinallou after
such exposure until
W Ry Co.
the general adop
Thorpe Bros & Co
vaccination is com
hIT I. hi. iii. mi in
.... 72 40
.... 58 49
.. 63 74
.... 113 iV
.... 82 18
.... 157 96
.... 62 13
.... 131 70
.... 123 14
.... 56 W
i* MANCHESTER, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12. 1902. VOL. XXYIII--NO. 7.
Ovel, John 0
Bossier, Lorenz 61 06
Bnitikan. 98 88
BhII, John 68 86
Bruno, Henry 66 65
Buchholz, Fred 67 84
Cooksley, Wm 128 47
Cratty, Michael 60 96
4 St PRy Co 189 84
Dunkel, Henry 9160
Equitable Trust Co 70 72
Flecke&st<in, Jos 68 44
Felters, Mary 62 68
Gibbs, 119 60
Gibbn, Geo II 68 46
Georjjen Ann 108 SO
Heles, John 162 74
Harris, Mary 61 69
House, Chas 68 67
Johnson, Peter 66 96
Ja-ger, John 81 76
Roopraan, August 69 42
Kramer, Clifford 68 67
Kona, Peter 68 28
Kenney, JasK 64 80
McCatfeey, Thos 68 08
Mangerlcn, Martin 68 98
Millard, Jas 94 19
Meyer, Anton 78 19
Nichols, John 72 98
O'Mera, Edw 56 06
Keckur, Frank 126 46
Schockemahle, 69 16
Smith, Kate, et al 71 68
Hoppe, John 78 11
Snppe, John 69 90
Stelkin, Bernard 68 88
Tejreler, Gebhardt 71 88
Tanke, Bernard 68 26
Tronkamp, Henry 82 84
Tletge, Henry A 7169
Weeche, Henry 64 80
Wolfe, Theo 88 78
Whiting, Frank 62 00
Warner. John 58 88
White, John 60 67
I 1b ao
Clemanf. E O, Est
Coon, A 8
May. W.. ...
Atwater, J. Est
Brayton, 466 98
Beal, Land 1B4 81
& St Ry Co 740 88
Doollttle, 66 80
DelM Savings Bank 7fl 44
DoolUtle, HC 96 09
Holdredge, Riley 166 11
Simon*, Thos 66 ST
Stone, Krwln 63 86
JVhile, Geo O 68 64
'Ansel!, GG 78 89
littaon, Rachel 50 80
Bacholtz, 98 66
Bray ton,'W A 71 75
Do'Iey, Henry 61 87
Harder, Wm 07 26
Ham, EW 69 89
Lux. Peter 112 80
McBlmeel. Jas 6174
NIeman, W 178 16
Phillips, JasM 58 16
Stahr, John W 119 82
Schnitt«er, 80 66
Belknap, Geo W
Ladies' and Misses
grade now go at
Men's $3.oo grade
Hockaday, Wm 65 94
Hoag, Band E W
Boy's regular $2.oo
shoes go at
appealed to to setd some
W Ry Co
Hunt, Root jv......
Hunt, Elizabeth .V. 176 25
Kramer, F, Est.1 64 89
Krapfl,Geo.... 78 90
Krapfl, John 88 81
Kroggman, Anton: 86 77
Koopman, Chris..! 71 W
Koopman, John..!........60 87
20 per cent
'vtl i&i -as K1
!iV* ^j4 O
Murray, Peter and John
Ryan State Bank
Sqnires, 8 8
Sheppard A Houston
Barr, John and Robt
Carrothers, Mrs Ann
Carradas, John N
Uarris,H A, SaudCB..
Place, Thos W
Robinson, John W
Dickey, FB, A Co
O'Halllvan, Dan'l and James
Supple, Jas E
Taylor, Edith, et al
Thompson. Jaa W
[(^aliened on ted page.]
Great Removal Sale!
All of our^Ladies'
Not old Styles but
are clean Up-to-date
now go at
I BROWN, The Furniture Man's
Clearance''Sale of Last Years' Styles,
At Way Down Prices.
We cordially invite all those who have not attended and taken ad
vantage of our great clearance sale to come in and see us this week. We
have made special efforts, and the whole week will be one fraught with
money-saving opportunities in FURNITURE, extraordinary values in
carefully made patterns from the best materials obtainable. We guar
antee every article purchased will prove more thBn satiafaotory when In
your home—a fact that Bhould be borne in mind in determining when a
bargain really is a bargain.
This clearance of last season's styles is a vast help to finding other
owners for the one or two too many pieces, or odd sets, or piece* that
would have gone (at full prices) had you wanted them before.
Do not let this opportunity pass.
BROWN, The Furniture Ma
Subscribe for the Commoner!
On March 15th, or as soon thereafter as possible, certainly
not later than April 1st, we shall move to the Hutchinson build
ing, one door south of the
stock to a convenient size to move, we have cut the price on
our entire stock of boots and shoes.
20 per cent for Cash.
Our entire stock of boots and shoes will be offered at a cut
of the same proportion.
This will be the greatest opportunity to purchase shoe leath
er ever offered in this city. We must reduce our stock before
KINNE & MADDEN.
Office. In order to reduce our
now go at
ii A i^Swi t,sJs jis,
RAT— OF APVMTrttfWi
iwrtv ii n~
The saving to you is something to be considered, bnt ita fall pnr
cannot be fully realized until you have seen the goods,
Don't let your subscription to The Commoner yy
expire, as you cannot afford to miss an issue of
iffi Mr. Bryan's paper, renew at once. Congress is
now in session—congressional. campaign this
(fiyear-=Mr. Bryan's editorial comment will in- if,
W terest you. The Democrat and The
«fi Commoner both one year for the exceptionally
(|4, low rate of $2.15. "Regular price of The Com
moner $1.00. This offer applies to both new
tyt and renewal subscriptions. Call at office or ad
(f\ dress all orders to 25l
jj^ THE DEMOCRAT. Manchester. Iowa.
THE DEMOCRAT, Manchester, Iowa.
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9 60 8 75
3 00 4 60
4 50 6 50
6 60 9 00
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(STAdvertlBementfl ordered discontinued tw
fore expiration of oontraot will be charged ao*
cording to above scale.
Business cards, not exceeding lis lines 96.00
Business locals, ten cents per line for the Aral
Insertion, and five cents per line for each aubse
Men's $3.5o, nobby
shoes go at
20 per cent
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