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City Hall Pharmacy
Head-quarters for 1904
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in Wall Paper at prices the cheapest, consider
ing quality and Styles.
Also a full line of the B. P. S. Paints for in
side and outside use, the BEST prepared Paint
sold today. 'Zh-
In fact we are prepared to furnish you every
thing to clean and beautify your home
All supplies and fixtures used by the
PAINTS, etc.
Pf a.il K'.ads
•s conceded by nil to the qunl
ity of the lumber nnd building
mnterinl we carry.
We aim to have our stock
selected with great care, no
green, unsound lumber for us,.
or for you,—if you buy of us.
Do not forget us. —Office on
west side of river.
PHONE 156. J. W. RABENAU, Mg'r.
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Warm lather is
Gmil|. 7/
"'With it will come BERRIES
and all kinds of VEGETABLES.
You that have watched our dis
play will see that it is complete.
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We have the very nicest and most appropriate clothes
with which to fit the Youth out for this important oc
cnsion. Surely, when he steps out of boyhood into,"
young manhood and accepts the higher duties and ro- ',
sponsibilities imposed by this solemn cerepionial, he•-•i./sj
should feel and look liis best.
Jn two or thjee piece styles—Black or Dark Blue,
Worsteds, Cheviots or Serges, $3. $4, $5, up to $7 0
Single or double-breasted Cheviots, Worsteds, Cassi-4
meres and Serges, $4, $5, $7, up to $10.
EVERYTHING in Hats, Shirts, Ties, Collars, Cuffs,
Etc., to complete the Confirmation Outfit—and make
the Young Man look as well as you would like him to
look on this occasion.
J. 11. Al-I-EN,
Clothier and Merchant Tailor.
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(Bity andWicinily\
In .....
days sw-
ago (in ___
the Bix- a
know) when
a a
went walking
so tight
ly they J•'
look J.
this .,
—Band Concert Thursday oven
—Dyersville is going to celebrate
the 4th.
—Oelwoin is to liavo Wallaces
circus Juno 10th.
—Geo. Iloyer of Earh'illo was in
Manchester Wednesday.
—II. P. Toogood visited Dyers
villo friends last week Thursday.
—In another column you will find
a fine lot of kitchen utensils pictur
—Mr. and Mrs. Will Lock are
very pleasant guests with friends
—Mr. and .Mrs. Floyd Evans
spent last week with Coggon rela
—E. W. Iloag spent a part of last
week doing the Exposition at St
—Fred Rubly of Petersburg was
a pleasant Manchester visitor Wed
—Rev. A. W. Call delivered the
Memorial Day address at Lainont
—Five ways of saving your money
are given in an advertisement else
where herein.
—Mesdames Rundell and Bender
of Earlville spent Wednesday last
with Manchester friends.
William Mead went to Minne
apolis last Saturday where he will
bo the guest of his son. Judson.
—The man interested in an invest
ment that will pay'20°» profit should
read the Yazoo Valley advertisement
on our first page.
Conductor Hart of the Illinois
Central is enjoying his annual vaca
tion, spending the time with his
mothor in Michigan.
—It is said that we will have no
blackberry crop to speak of in this
county this year, the severity of
the winter having killed the vines.
rPark Buckley and sisters, Misses
33^'and Helen of Strawberry Point
Were verjr pleasant guests a couple
of days last week in the McCarren
home here.
—The Hopkinton Leader says that
F. E. Richardson was in that city
last Wednesday evening but that he
did not state what office he was a
candidate for.
—Mrs. A. L. Beardslee and sou,
Leon accompanied Mrs. Beardslee's
brother, Dr. T. J. Liddy of Chicago,
to Littleport last week, where their
mother is seriously ill.
—The MisseB Carrie and Maud
Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Wood, ami
Mrs. Fitzsimmons were here from
Earlville Wednesday attending the
Congregational Meetings.
•—Postmaster Sunimersides has
again received an increase in salary
becauso of a larger volume of busi
ness done during the past year.
He has been raised to $2300.
—This Tuesday evening. Uncle
Rube is appearing at Ryan. The
cast is a little changed, however,,
from the personnel when given here
Mrs L. Brorison's part is being taken
by Miss Cunningham"
—Dyersville Commercial: The
spur on the Great Western about
four miles west of town has been
completed and several cars of freight
have been sidetracked there for
Petersburg business men. This
shortens the distance for hauling
one half.
—Friday N. Malvin again cover
ed himself with glory in a game at
Rockford. Jaeger began" the battle
but in the Cth he went to pieces and
Nick was substituted and the Chica
go Tribune says he held them safe
ly, probably winning the game 0 to
5 against Rock Island.
-Earlville Phoenix: Wm. Cowell
sold his billiard hall and bowling
alley to Wm. Gorden, Mr. Gordon
had expected to return to South
Dakota after disposing of the
"Little Chicago" but he reconsidered
the matter and decided to remain,
Mr. Cowell has returned to Manches
ter. While here he did a good busi
ness and made many friends.
—Friends of the Manchester
Creamery may well feel proud of the
honor that lias come to its buttor
maker, Mr. C. D. Elder. A life size
figure of Dplawaro county's pioneer
creamery man John Stewart, and a
small model of his creamery at
Spring Branch is to be' moulded of
bu(ter and placed on exhibition
at the St Louis fair. Mr. Elder
has been elected to make the COO
pounds of butter from which these
figures are to be turned.
The recent purchase by F. H. Paul
of an interest in the drygoods firm
of Frank Haas & Company at Des
Moines decides the remaining in
that city of Mr. and Mrs. Paul.
This company is an incorporated
organization with a capital of §20,
000, and is one of the most repu
table firms in our capital city, Mr.
Paul has been elected Secretary and
Treasurer of the Company, positions
he is most capable of filling, and the
Democrat joins his numerous friends
all over Delaware County in wishing
him all prosperity in his new ven
^f -V
her so.
would alio
say, if she
saw girls
to-day with
—The Misses Miles and Link
spent Thursday last with Dyersville
—Mrs. W. Crosier and little soil
are spending tho week with relatives
at Coggon.
Mrs. John Mertz entertained her
sister, Miss Botteher of Earlville,
part of last week.
—Mrs. Wilson spent Saturday
and Sunday with her parents at.
Coggon, Mr. Wilson joining her for
—"Doc" Bushnell, of tho bridge
gang over the Maquoketa. is off duty
for a few days, having fallen on the
M. & O. track Saturday morning
mashing one finger and seriously
injuring another both on the right
The Passing Away of John Sager
After a residence in Delaware
county of more than half, a century
of years, John Sager Drybread is dead
Mr. Drybread had bean ailing for a
year or more and on the lltli of May
at the advanced age of four score
years and one, ho passod quietly on
to his reward.
John Sager Drybread was born in
Morgan county, Ohio, February lltli
1823. In 1837, after the death of
his father, his mother took her fam
ily of five sons and daughters to
Berrien county, Michigan, and here
with his mother tho deceased remain
ed until his twenty first year. In
December 1845, he was married,
taking Miss Mary Wilson to wife
and until 1854, he industriously fol
lowed his calling as fanner in Mich
igan. In the spring of that year,
he came to Iowa, purchasing two
hundred and forty acres of land in
Elk township, this county. Here
for more than thirty years Mr. and
Mrs. Drybread toiled and builded,
their early experiences being replete
with the pleasure and the labor, the
plenty and want, the successes and
reverses that necessarily fall to the
lot of the pioneer. Above it all,
this man, sturdy of character, steady
ol purpose and earnest triumphed,
ana his last years must have been
filled with a proud consciousness
that he had done much towards
building up his home community as
well as wisely managing the person
al side of his life.
In 1880 Mr. and Mrs. Drybread
moved'into Greeley, Mr. Drybread
going into the mercantile and grain
jusinoss, and that has ever since
been their home.
John was the second of five chil
dren, one of whom died in the Mich
igan home. The remaining four all
came to Delaware county William
J, a fanner, dying in 1872, Henry,
a grain dealer in 1881, leaving now
but tho sister, Mrs. Henry Millen,
of Earlville, of tho family. To Mr.
and Mrs. Drybread were born fix
children, two of whom are left sur
viving with the wife and sister—
Henry of Greeley and John of Nev
ada, Iowa.
Mr. Drybread was a member of
the Masonic fraternity, belonging to
the blue lodge and chapter at Gree
ley and to the Commandery of this
place. He and Mrs. Drybread were
of the first members of the Greeley
Universalist church and the funeral
services were held at the home in
Greeley on Friday, tho 13th,
under the direction of Tadmor Lodge
A. F. & A. M., Greeley, assisted by
Nazareth Commandary, K. T., Man
chester, Rev. Mrs. Crum of the Uni
versalist church of this city giving
the address.
A friend has said of him, and to this
tribute we reverentlyjsubscribe: Mr
Drybread was true to every relation
and duty of life. His was not a
demonstrative character, but abso
lute honesty of purpose controled his
every action. Quiet, peace, and
simplicity marked his home life and
its benediction remains as a sweet
remembrance to the members of his
Mrs. Tirrill's Letter, Continued.
The morning came that found us
at Howrah, opposite Calcutta, and
what a crowd awaited transportation
across the muddy Ilugli river. Only
a few whites, mostly pilgrims.' This
is a large staem and seemed fairly
alive with boats, freighters large
and small, boats for passengers, big
sampans where the boatmen and
their families dwell, junks and
small sail boats—jams of boats and
crowds on both sides and a confusion
of sounds, whistles, bells, and
foreign tongues, all mingling into
one big noise. The water is muddy
without doubt and tho coolies are
waist deep in it washing their drap
ings, and the a folding them about
their- bodies all wet, then going
about their work as usual. When
landed, we soon found a hotel, the
best if not first class, where they
seemed to have some idea of order
though not of western neatness.
However there were large rooms
and airy corridors, marble floors
and numerous potted plants, large
dining room with quite an aristo
cratic air and Punkas over each table
(fan like creations propelled by the
coolies) making the hot room toler
able. We drove to the Zoo, one of
the show places, where there were
animais and reptiles in abundance
A baby elephant fifteen days old
as playful as a kitten, monkeys
making the place hideous with
their yells, snakes and other horrid
reptiles that make me shudder even
now. There were birds of rare
plumage and beasts of prey wishing
to make a meal of one.
We paused at a spot marked by a
marblo floor, a spot that history
names the "Black Hole" of Calcutta,
It is now a part of the site of the
General Post Office.
At the first sight of Calcutta, the
traveller feels that ho is nearing a
"City of Palaces" Stately museums
in the foreground, the fort rising
on tho bank higher up, and the
domes, steeples and noble public
buildings seem like a beautiful
white panoram i. But our faith in
the city was shaken when wo be
held the rear, and well does it de
serve the epithet "Palaces in front
and pig-stys in the rear," There
are no stones within moro than
100 miles from the city therefore
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Wo visited tho "Burning Ghats"
where tlie)- dispose of their dead.
Four piles of wood were on lire,
each representing one or moro
bodies. Oh, how sickening the
scent and the idea of one's being
consumed in so open and heartless a
mann r, and further the ashes to be
oast into the river—tho reoeptaclo
oi so much that is vile—while all
concerned will say, it is well. Visit
ed a park where stands a famous
banyan tree, 131 years old. Its
shado would invite a picnic.
Our next stop was at Benares,
situated on the Ganges and termed
by some the Athens of India, has
been a city of sanctity and learning
lor ages, yes, we looked upon the
river that in our childhood days we
invested with peculiar gifts and who
soever drank of or bathed in its
waters wero almost without sin. On
seeing the moro than muddy stream
and realizing tho impurities it con
tains, how tho misty belief of early
days loses its lustre.
In this city, found a tolerable
hotel and, best of all, three rooms
at our command and we shall lie
comfortable for the walls are thick
and ceilings high,—two important
measures in such a hot climate.
Drove to the abandonned pal°.ce
of the Maharajah, a king in his own
right of the presidency of Madras,
now residing in the city of Madras.
The buildings are in the form of a
pavalellogram, snowy white and
kept in repair. Tho rooms of his
200 wives were pointed out. I won
dered how it was when those same
wives sang the praises of their leige
lord, or possibly raised their voices
inharmoniously one with another,
but no answer came from the closed
and curtained window, marbled
hall or deserted lattice.
The best plan to get a good view
of the city is to get a boat and guide
and pass along up the broad chan
nel of the Ganges, for tho-buildings
front toward the water and the
variety is almost incredible. Here
are palaces of every shape and in
all stages of decay and at all angles
of inclination. From some of them
one story has entirely disappeared,
sunk, and others will soon follow,
and the steps leading from the
from water up to them will in
time all disappear. But that will
not matter to them if the river only
flows on.
Among so much that was strange
one place was of peculiar interest,
tho "Burning Ghats" moro extensive
than at Calcutta. Many fires were
burning and on a bier a form await
ed its purification by fire. Some
one was saying prayers near. One
of our party at a different time saw
a form awaiting its fate that was
not yet dead, theseyes were open
and unconsciously the head rolled
from side to side, and the question
remains, did those servants of the
Ghat await the natliral death before
the victim's baptism of fire? I am
glad I do not know. The bodies of
children three years of age and
younger are not burned, being
without sin they n?ed no purifica
tion by fire so are thrown directly
into the stream also bodies of saints,
preiests and holy men. Well is it
that once a year the river is flooded
and partially cleaned.
One of the remarkable sig ts by
tho river side is the countless num
ber of beings of both sexes bathing
in the river, or praying by its side.
A festival was going on as we
looked and listened and such a
crowd was in attendance. They
had some sort of an image decked
with tinsel and possibly preoious
stones and at a certain hour it was
to be dropped into the middle of
the middle the streatp, not, how
ever, until it was shorn of all its
adornments. The sacred cows were
all about tlio steps, anywhere, and
they looked well cared for. Tli-ir
abode proper is in one of the fine
temples, we looked in one of them
and an application of tho Ganges
would help the place, also any de
Formerly monkeys were numer
ous among the buildings but they
did so much mischief that their re
moval has been tried, Mit there are
some left.
The streets are generally crooked.
Many of tlie houses are built of
stone, some being six stories high.
There are shops of every kind and
for every trade. Passed through a
part of the city 2,000 years old or
more with narrow street} and not a
breath of fresh air. How can people
exist thus? And liow glad was I to
get awry from it all. Their lives,
habits and customs are so different
from ours but the missionary work
carried on there is extensi ~e and
let us hope much good may result
from such eff.orts
Benares is the most sacred city
of the Hindus and the Hindu has
the ^same desire to visit it as tho
Mohammedan has to make pilgri
mages to Mecca, and here I will say
we have on board the Caledonia a
personage of importance, Sir, His
Highness, "The Agha Khan, G. C.
S. P.-Grand Commander of the Star
of India. He is the head of a sect
of Mohammedans who believe in
his spiritual power and once a year
go, as it were, tb' worship him and
then offer presents. He is perfect
ly westernized in his ways and has
been to Europe several times. He
is also a member of the "Superior
Legislative Council of India."
These facts were obtained from one
of the MohammedanB on board.
tho buildings are of brick, plastered
and then white washed giving them
a massive and marble look. But the
"me$ of the coolies are shackly
^a'"'s built of wood or of any
tl»\ afire would make quick
worlcS^ iiem. The filth before each
house in certain parts of tho cities
is asjfollows: a ditch partly coveretT
and filled with all manner of abom
inations-tho great wonder is that
any escape tho plague—then there
are so many lakelets and ponds
green and abounding in filth.
adopted the Jljuropetu^
stylo of dress and looks like any
well educated Mohammedan.
Between Benares and Lucknow,
we passed a most uncomfortable
day, so hot and the air filled with
fine dust almost blinding.
kSylf ,-f
Reached Lucknow in tho after
noon.. At first sight Lucknow seems
a city of magnificence containing
buildings of dazzling whiteness but
a nearer view dispels the illusion.
They are not marble, simply lime,
not stone but stucco. And this fact
will apply to most of the cities of
India. But Lucknow is noted for
its parks and gardens. As we drove
through the city we saw palaces line
and those of no pretensions to beau
ty. The grounds of tho "Presiden
cy" where tho terrible mutiny and
massacre of 1857 occurred, is ono of
tho most interesting buildings in
the city. It was our good luck to
meet on those grounds one of the
English survivors of these terrible
scenes, Judge Lincoln who was
twenty five years old at that time
and who has lived in India over
forty five years. He is rather feeble
but was eagar to tell all about the
massacre and to take us to every
place of interest on the grounds.
Ho referred to his physical condition
and intimated that ho was getting
old. I told him people wore not
old until they wero ninety years of
age, he smiled as if it was a new
idea that ho would gladly believe
but could not. He appeared to
think we took the same interest in
all he told us as if we were English
born. He is of the belief that ho is
a distant relative to our Abo Lincoln
and we were willing he should think
We were late in reaching our
hotel and had an opportunity of see
ing the native women going home
from their work, and so many car
rying a babe or a big child that
ought to walk. I read that they are
content and that the wish of the hus
band is law to them. Still I can
notljut question if secretly they do
not crave a better fate than to work
liko a man and seem to live only to
rear children that are born to no
better fate.
Our next stop was at Cawnpore,
situated on the right bank of tho
Ganges and an important junction
where four railways meet, and it is
also a military depot of consequence.
Its factories are numerous among
which are cotton and woolen mills,
leather factories and sugar works.
Tho Ganges Canal which takes its
water -100 miles higher up, hero re
turns it to tho river. The business
is not what it was before tho advent
of so many railroads, yet it pays
even more.
to be continued.
The Daily ExaminerJSix.Months for $
Wo have just made a clubbing
arrangement, which enables us up
to July 1st 190-1, to send the Chi
cago Morning Examiner six months
for §1. Tho regular price for this
up-to-date .daily is $3 per year.
Independence, Gedney Hotel, Tuesdav,
June 14.
Vr ,"
train ran through a dry parched
section, a large portion of which
land was barren. Some sections
showed the indigo plant and a light
growth of tho castor bean. Some
wheat had been harvested and in
some places threshing was being
done in the old way by oxen. Saw
monkeys by tho wayside, whole
neighborhoods of them, saw very
few cattlo for there is very little for
them to eat and so little water in
twrmaocnciy cna casei na unaertaKes
and sends i!ie Incurable nonio without taTilug
Coo from them. Tills la why ho continues hit
visits yoar after r, while other doctors have
mado a few visits and stopped. Dr. Shallonbcr
.•or ts an oiulnently successful specialist in all
•:Uronto diseases, proven by tho many cures
cilocted in chronic cases which vobamedthe
klUof all other physiciaus. Ills hospital ox*
porienco and oxtenslvo prr-tlce liavo inado him
ho proficient that ho con name and locate a dls
easo In a fov/ minutes.
Treats all -irable c.isos of Catarrh, Noso.
Throat and Lung diseases, liyo -nd liar,
Stomach, Liver and Kidneys, Gravel,euma
tisra, Paralysis, Neuralgia, Ni
Physician and Surgeon,
Proprietor ol tne
Ryan Drug Store
Dnnlflr In
i»tuge, Stationery, Etc
The Regular and Reliable Chi
cago Specialist, who lias visited
Manchester, every month since
1901, will be at the Clarence
Monday, June 13,
(one. day only) and return once
every 28 days. Office hours 8
m. to 5:30 p. in.
irrvous and Hear*
Skin d. oases, Kpf
ttright's Disease 1 CoiMumptlon In early
eta#? diseases of theBladder and Fcmalo Organs,
Uriuor and Tobacco habit. Stammering cured
aua sure methods to prevent Its recurrence given.
A uever-falllng remedy 1Mb Neck.
teed cured without detention from busloess.
Special attention given to ull Surgical
cusea, and all diseases of tlie Eye,
lVoHu and Throat.
Glasses flttad and guaranteed. Granulated
lids,Cataract, Cross Eyes straightened without
Are you nervous and despondent: weak and
debilitated tlrod mornings: no ambition—life
less memory poor easily fatigued excitable
and Irritable eyes sunken, rod and blurrod
pimples on face dreams and night losses rest
less, haggard looking: weak back deposit In
«*»ine aud drains at stool: distrustful* want of
confidence: laok of energy and strength
but cure thousands given up to die.
W* F.
i'l'1",5?"Itslios n.r very pnpul ir tor l.ato Suppers, Lunclioons anil In club life,
made lit homo manomlcally nnil just ns conveniently as at tlio Club,unit mi
t-ooketl in Hot oven or dulling thli. "u"
The general receipt to follow Is proimreil thus
halfatoahpoonfulof Ll\a& I orrln's Worcestershire table sauce. Mix those Ingredients well
f„i or lamb kidneys to stand covered In cold wator contalntnR half a teasnon
ful of soda, lulf an hour, rids treatment removes aoy strong odor or taste they might possess
•'jwwMKhly. split eaeli kidney loocthwlso, remove tho thin skin, and make
moderate!) et op incisions h'i«thwlse all over both skies into those cuts put us much of tho ire
n.ired pasta as posslMo. and they are ready to bo cookcd If they nre to be cooked la Uxo oven
frying pan or• choline dish, llrst put In a little buttor when the butter is quitobolaft! the kidneys
Do not cook them too much as that will inako them tough.
Cut out ruclpo for pasto, you can uso it lor many other dishes.
The Filigree Ball
'The Mystery of Agatha Webb,'
"Lost Man's Lane,' Etc.
The dead bride
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Sherlock Holmes probably would have been able to tell at a
glance just how Veronica Jeffrey caipe to her death in the
"Moore house" and who was the guilty person. But we con
fess Anna Katharine Green, in her new detective story, "The
Filigree Ball," kept us guessing until the precise point near
end of the tale when she wished to let us know just
who committed the crime.
When the mystery was
cleared up—we shall not in
dicate here the way the sto
ry turns out—we had more
thrills than one could hope
to expect from a detective
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