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County Correspondence.
DELAWARE.
O. H. Esler of Peosta was the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. F. Esler, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Coats and Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. Mittlestadt transacted
business in Delhi Thursday.
Miss Bertha Ryan was shopping in
Manchester Tuesday.
Mrs.' C. Stone and children were
visitors of Mrs. H. Hefiner Saturday.
'Miss Ida Austin of Doland, South
Dakota, is visiting friends in towai.
The ladies of the Swedish church
will give a dinner and apron sale at
Mrs. P. Malgrem's Wednesday, April
15th.
W. G. Smith attended the Ports
lecture Wednesday evening at Delhi.
Mrs. J. P. Ball was visiting friends
in Manchester Friday.
Miss Gladys Mittlestadt of Man
chester was the guest of Miss Pansy
Griffin Friday.
A surprise party was given in hon
or of Miss 'Alma Nicholson Wednes
day. A large crowd of young folks
attended and refreshments were
served.
Mr. and Mrs. Moore of Wadena
spent a few days with their daugh
ter, Mrs. A. W. Sackett.
J. G. Rhines of Edgewood visited
our school on his way to Ames col
lege Friday.
W. G. Smith visited his parents
over Sunday at Dubuque.
W. F. Esler transacted business in
'Manchester Tuesday.
EDGEWOOD.
On last Sunday occurred the burial
of the fifteen month old baby of Mr.
and -Mrs. Jas. Barr. The child died
very suddenly at the home of its
parents on Saturday, March 27. The
funeral services were conducted by
Rev. Keeler of Greeley. Interment
was made in the cemtery east of
town. The bereaved parents have
the sympathy of the entire comimnv
ity.
J. J. Schacherer took the train for
Dyersvllle Tuesday night where he
visited his father, John Schacherer,
sr. until Wednesday morning. He re
turned on the morning passenger and
reports that farmers in that vicinity
are busy needing.
Prof. Haney, principal of the Edge
wood high school, was at Hopkinton
Friday, March 26, where he acted as
a judge on debate at Lenox col
lege.
Alice Menge spent a few days of
last week with her cousin, Mayme
•Menge.
Carl Funk, who made a pleasure
trip to Texas a couple of weeks ago,
is so well impressed with the coun
try that he will stay there indefin
itely. He is at present employed as
a farm hand.
Miss Dora Scliultz, who has been
confined to her home with lagrippe
has so far recovered as to be able
to resume her work at the Dr. Bill
meyer home in Strawberry Point.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Fltzpatrick
were seen on our streets last Sun
day.
Jos. Thurn made a business call at
Manchester last week.
The Mike Everetts family is quite
sick with a severe attack of lagrippe
at the present writing1.
H. J. Lewis lost a valuable brood
mare last week. The foaling season
seems to be an unfortunate one in
this vicinity He is only' one
o£ several in this vicinity to suffer
thus.
Mr. and Mrs Henry Wiley were
Strawberry Point traders one day
last week.
Our popular dentist, Dr. Klrkpat
rlck and wife ,are rejoicing over the
arrival of a young son. Seeing that
Jt is their first born Doc naturally
feels proud. He says he will bring
him to his office in a few days to
learn his dad's trade.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lucy spent a
day in Strawiberry Point last week.
H. F. Beyer spent a greater part
of last week in South Dakota look
ing after business interests.
Rev. Frizzell exchanged pulpits
with Rev. Kellar, pastor of the Meth
odist church at Greeley last Sunday,
Jlr. and Mrs. Stanley Elliott were
visiting relatives at Iowa Falls
few days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Stone have
moved into the Will Bacon home.
The Farmers' Co-Operative cream
ery comipany called a meeting again
on Saturday, March 27, at which time
it was voted upon to have the board
of Directors pick a site and build
an entirely new creamery and install
its interior with up-to-date machine
ry in preference to purchasing the
local plant as was at first rumored.
The new building will, if possible be
completed by early fall.
On next Saturday, April 10, the
Indies of Edgewood will give a din
ner at the M. E. church parlors for
the purpose of raising funds to pur
chase a new fire bell. Prices charg
es will be
2-i
cents tor adults and 15
tents tor children.
Mistj Kate Schneider of Greeley
h,is opened her spring term of school
in the "Center school" of llaney
Creek township.
13. W. Barr, of the firm Hair &
Coolidge, and wife were at Cedar lla
puis one day last week.
Hon. R. J. Bixby was at Des Moiiu
last week.
MIRS Ruby Boone has gone to Cirre
lev to work in the hotel.
The strong wind on Friday crip
pied telephone services in these
parts to quite an extent.
Mrs. L. E. Barnes and children of
Arlington are visiting her mother,
Mrs Geo. Halfhill of this place.
Miss Lou Densmore was home
from Lenox college last week spend
Ing her vacation.
J. J. Brunner, the -buttermaker at
our local plant, has moved his fam
ilv here from their former home in
New Haven, Iowa. They are oe
ctopvlng the Mrs. W. D. Robinson
licni*.
Hill Kramer was in Chicago last
'eek with a carload of stock.
-A" Mr- and Mrs. John Knickerbockei
were visiting their daughter and son-
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in-law, Jesse Richards and family
Surtday.
Superintendent T. R. Roberts of
Clayton county was seen in town
again on Wdenesday of last week.
The public school here opened
again Monday after a week's sprint
vacation.
April 1, "All Fool's Day" was a
very "warm" affair to the victimized,
as the thermometer registered pret
ty high about noon.
Chas. Clute and family have been
exceedingly sick the past week wit!:
lagrippe.
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Brown spent
Thursday night at the latter's home
•in Greeley. They returned home
Saturday morning.
AJvin Stone visited ill FayeOte last
week. He says a days vacation occa
sionally is keenly relished by him.
Thnrn Bros, from north of town
were at Manchester last week on
business. We understand they made
real estate deal with Mr. Goodhile
whereby they came in possession of
a p'v?ce of timber it'.ivl adjoining their
fann.
Mrs. .las. Barr spent last Saturday
and Sunday with her parents at Gree
ley.
The Fayette students are home for
an Easter vacation.
The Spahn & Rose Lumber com
pany are tearing down their old coal
sheds at this place. They will be
supplanted by new and more modern
buildings for the housing of coal and
cement Their efficient manager,
Chas. Todd, will be a very busy man
until this work Is completed
.fj, (Last week's letter.)
Geo. Funk and wife were Sunday
visitors at the former's parental
home.
Frank Wiley, of the firm Wiley &
Thilp, has been confined to his home
for several days, owing to a severe
siege of lagrippe.
Dr. E. B. Hanson is reported quite
sick. Dr. Howard of Strawberry
Point has charge of his case.
last Tuesday evening at Greeley
occured the funeral of the infant
child of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mackameal.
The burial took place in the Catho
lic cemetery east of that town. A
number from this place attended.
Jos. Sharp made several business
trips to Manchester last week.
-Miss Mae Wiley visited at the
home of her friend, Miss Martha
Menge, last Sunday.
We noticed in the Delhi items of
last week thai Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Brown of this place have been en
gaged to work at the County Farm
the coming year. That rumor has
been circulated in these parts too
but Levi sayB "It's a mistake." He
has not definitely decided upon his
future plans.
Earl Sharp and wife have recently
purchased a farm at Bailey's Ford.
We understand they will not occupy
the same until next year. In the
deal Earl's father, Jos. Sharp, has
traded in his town property at Man
chester.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lacey, Mrs. Jos.
Thurn and Henry Wiley sr. were at.
Rock Valley last week to attend the
funeral of a, relative.
Louis Menge, a clerk at Beck's
store in Elkport, visited his step
mother, Mrs. Chas. Amling, and fam
ily last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Balluff of near
Thorpe were business callers at this
•place one day last week.
Martin Funk of Corsica, South Da
kota, arrived Thursday morning to
visit his mother, Mrs. John Funk, un
til Friday evening, when he return
ed home.
Hazel Coolidge Is on the sick list.
Mrs. Jennie Breed, who has been
visiting in town, took the train for
Manchester last week to visit rela
tives.
On Tuesday, March 1^0, there will
-be a hard-time dance at HeBner's Op
era house. One of the novel fea
tures of the bills is the list of floor
managers, all outsiders from our sis
ter towns, an unusual thing for our
burg. They will be August Hohman,
Elkport Harry Correll, Greeley and
John Hamlett of Wood. Dance tick,
ets 69 cents. Spectators 23 cents.
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Supt. T. R. Roberts of Clayton
county, formerly principal of the
high school in this city, was seen on
our streets Friday. of smoke.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Durfey have mov- stairs and
"T'.,T"t~ T'"'^rk",''1
make their future home. Jay is a
ttreman on the Milwaukee road.
This change of residence will make
it more convenient for Mr. Durfey,
whose head-quarters are in the above
town. We regret to lose them, but
wish them well.
Louis Rhines sold a team to Lo.iis
Menge last week. Consideration
$425.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hawley have re
turned from their trip to Texas.
While there they were so well im
pressed with the country that they
purchased 320 acres of land before
returning home. Consideration $4800.
Again we are called upon to chron
icle the death cf another venerable
citizen, Alexander Hammond. He
has been in 111 health for sometime,
but was confined to his home for
only a week. He was born in Penn
sylvania in 1S47. In early life he
came with his parents to Iowa. In
1870 he moved to Clayton county,
where he has resided ever since near
or in Edgewood. He was married in
1871. to Mrs. Amanda Reed-Adams,
who survives him. Besides this af
flicted and lonely woman he leaves'
to mourn his loss an aged ipother,
three brothers and two sisters. He
was one of .the oldest active business
men in towin, having conducted a
shoe shop. He was called to his re
ward on Saturday, March 20. The
funeral services took place from the
M. E. church in this city last Tues
day afternoon at one o'clock and
were conducted by Rev. C. H. True,
assisted by Rev. Frizzell and Rev.
Hubbell. Interment took place in
Green Hill cemetery north of town
Mr. Peters was visiting at the
homes of his daughters, Mrs. Fred
ichultz and Mrs. Sackett last Sat
urday and Sunday.
Lawrence Funk will work for Andy
Peters the coming season.
Arrived: A little boarder at the
home of DeForest Alcorn and wife
The newcomer is thoroughly welcom
ed and will be given royal entertain
ment for sometime to come, before
being asked to assist in attending to
the household duties. She is the first
applicant at that home and conse
quently we congratulate the happy
parents.
W. H. Alcorn has purchased the
Hammond shoe shop and tools and
is conducting the new business at
the old stand.
Mrs. A. D. Hammond had an auc
tion sale Friday to dispose of her
household belongings. She left here
Saturday morning with her brother,
B.. C. Reed for Waterloo, where she
•will make her future home.
Mrs. Jos. Funk and her sons Fran
cis and Lawrence were at Greeley
Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin of Greeley
called on their son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Todd, las
Tuecday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. James are
among their Edgewood friends again
for an extended visit.
John Schacherer was in Greeley
Thursday.
Mrs. John Matusch, daughter of
'Mrs. Adam Miller of Manchester,
reported very low at thi3 writing.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Durfey were at
Strawberry Point one day last week.
The Edgewood high school closed
for a week's vacation last Friday be
fore the opening of the spring term.
The sohool board of Honey Creek
ed to Perry, Iowa, where they will the wood-work next to the outside
Our new Des Moines
factory has a yearly
capacity of 1000 silos.
I hA'. 1
He arose, went down
investigated. He found
•brick wall, near a door to the east
on fire. A pail of water was stand
ing near which Mr. Richards dashed
over the fire before giving the alarm.
The citizens are thoroughly aroused
with indignation toward the guilty
party. Both times '.event! lives in
the sleeping rooms have keen im
periled. Transient? even feel no \m
easy as to pass to our sister towns
in preference to remaining here over
might. If it be possible to get away.
It is made of-best lumber they own their own timber land, and have their own Mill. It has the
best ladder front door frame the doors are made so they are absolutely air tight and no iron to come in
contact with the ensilage. Hoops made of 5-8 round Iron.
This truly is no credit to our town,
but who can blame them? We would
is slight compared to its ^a^3.
The silo is no experiment but a necessity if you make farming pay on high-price land. There is
only obout 5 per cent, shrinkage on ensilage and you can carry from 40 to 50 per cent more stock with
the same amount of
land.
Indiana Sro, 4xli. on the Kami of .loseph Dorso.v, Dealer in High-tirade llolste Uairy Cows, UilU-iUi llUnoi:,
ijr. Horsey, lY tlje use of Silos, maintains an aver»ge of 20ohead of COK-S on 140 ai-ies ONNND
Mrs. G. B. Davis, who ds in Finley
hospital at Dubuque, is improving.
Mrs. Jerry Kastar and Mrs. Henry
Claus were shopping in Manchester
last Thursday.
Orman Hartman, who has
visiting with, his parents, Mr.
J. W. Hartman had business in
Manchester last Saturday.
ONEIDA.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Legg »pent
Sunday at the Fred l^agg home near
Dundee.
Miss Madc-nna Breckon is at Wa
dena sewing for Miss Bertha Heiden.
Mrs. A. L. Congar visitsd relatives
ut .Manchester Friday.
Miss Jennie Croyle visited her sis
ter, Mrs. Clark, at Thorp? ths first
of the week.
Miss Bell Knox of Coggon spent
Sunday at(the S. T. Knox home.
Adin and laia Clark of Thorpe are
staying with their grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Croyle.
Mrs. Jack Rogers of Dundee was a
business caller here Saturday.
fep'j-.V
BAILEY'S FORD.'^f
Geo. Hamblin of Manchester had
business in this neighborhood Tues
day of last week.
Rev. Ward of Lamont preached to
township has closed the York school large audience at the church Wed
and District No. 1. The puipls of n-esday evening.
these schools will from now on be Tom Nielson of Raymond was in
compelled to attend our town school. town Thursday.
This action is looked upon with dis
favor from some families and justly
so too^do they somplain, as the dis
tance for some will be increased and
the economy gained thereby will be
insignificant as to dollars and cents.
On last Sunday night the citizens
of our city were aroused from their
slumbers by the startling cry of
"fire." Upon investigation it was
EAD'S GROVE.
Married on Wednesday, March 31,
Miss Clara Odell and Mr. Chas. Lash.
They left immediately for Alexander
South Dakota, where the groom has
a claim.
Mrs. Lizzie Fowler and small son
of Clarksville, Iowa, visited at J. T.
Fowler's over Sunday.
found that Hotel Richards foe the: -M. Thomas repaired Jas. Rether
second time in three week3 was ford's house on Wednesday.
started in flames. Timely assistance I The county bridge builders are
again prevented the "fire-fiend" from' putting in a new wooden bridge near
accomplishing his *ow-llfed intention, the Frentresa farm.
A brisk gale blew from the south
east and had the fire gained control
the northern portion of the city's
'business block would no doubt have
been enveloped in a mass of ruins.
Postmaster, S. T. Richards, the origi
nal. owner of the building, which
his name and of which he IF.
at present a boarder, was the first
tu grow suspicious, owing to a smell
Robt. Thiel sawed wood for
Parkinson on Thursday.
A. Hackbarth was buying cattle in
this vicinity on Thursday.
Ed Eaton of Murdo, South Dako
ta, is visiting relatives here.
Ja3. Watt and another gentleman
from Earlville were seen in this vi
cinity on Wednesday.
Josie Gordon has commenced the
season's work for L. M. Harris.
Mrs. Fisher of Edgewood visited
her son Isaac of this place the past
INDIANA SILO.
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week. DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED
Henry Holthaus finished husking by local applications, as they cannot
corn last Wednesday and he didn't I reach .the diseased .portion of the
hurry a bit. I
Will Noble went to St. Paul, Min
nesota. recenty and purchas'ed a
number of cattle. Lou ulbertson
managed the farm in his absenct
THORPE.
Mr. and .Mrs. Perry Smith visited
with J. .McMan and family at Gree
ley.
Mrs. Niles Bradley is visiting with
di. the same. The business men have her parents, George Keith and wife
now hired Mr. I. N. Harris as night-1 at Thorpe.
watch, whose beat takes in the ter
itory from Frank Robison's feed
store on the south to the livery barn
on the north. Every possible effort
will be made tn protect the business
section at least In the hope that no
more incendiary chief will puiL in his
work. The vigilance committee is
using every drastic effort to find out
Mrs. A. Reynolds and sister Zoie
took the train for Oneida.
Ralph Works, has a smile on hi3
face like the broad side of a barn
all because of a nine pound girl
horn April 1st.
A. O. Stone helped John Robertson
pull up his pump Thursday.
Herman White was In Manclieste
by whom and for what purpose our on business Wednesday.
finest buildings are in constant jeo-, Mrs. J. Preussner visited in !Man
pardy. A. Rosenbauro, the preseoit Chester the past week.
proprietor, has no insurance on the Henry Heyer visited with his uncle,
interior furnishings of the building George Heyer at Earlvill for a few
and from reliable resources we have days.
learned that on the building proper
Mr. and Mrs. John Bill horn were
ii« Manchester Saturday.
Albert DeBoar. of Cedar Rapids
was in Thorpe Saturday andS unday.
S. Harding and wife of Lamont vis
ited with Cha3. Daisy and family for
a few days.
C. White was in Manchester Wed
need ay.
Henry Heyer was in Manchester on
business.
Sun
ihad
her
Mrs. Geo. Cox^ returned home
day from Laporte, where she
been to attend tha funeral of
nephew.
Miss Cora and Lulu Rolfe visited
relatives in Manchester the first oi
the week.
Geo. Hecker spent Sudnay with his
[parents at Delhi.
Will Conell visited his mother at
Manchester the first of the week.
Miss Jennie Miller and Miss Pearl
Lewis spent Sunday at the John
Rizer home near Manchester.
Dick and Guy Miller cf Perry visit
ed home folks Friday and Saturday.
The M. E. Sunday school will give
an Easter program at the church
Easter Sunday at 1:30 o'clock. Every
body is cordially invited to attend.
Sherman Hendershot of the Back-
been hone ate dinner with his mother at
and Thorpe last Friday.
Mrs. Dan Sark called on Mrs.
Mrs. J. W. Hartraan, departed for his!
future home in Texa3 last Saturday.' Jeffries last Thursday.
Jirs. R. E. Gromanon and son Clair Mrs. Frank Gibbs and son were in
were in Manchester last Saturday, Thorpe.
Mrs. Clarence Scliomock called on
her sister, Mrs. G. Stucci, Wednes
day.
Mrs. H. A. Jeffries come up from
Cedar Rapids Thursday to visit with
his sister-in-law for some time.
HOPKINTON.
I S.
P. Thorpe returned Thursday
from an absence of several weeks
a* Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. Rogers and son, re
turned totheir home at Scales 'Mound,
111., last Monday.
Manley Williams of Marion visited
his aunt, Mrs. Frank Doan, last week.
.Misses Cora and Jessie RickettB
spent several days in Anamosa.
Howard Kirkwood came down from
Fayette Friday night.
A. E. Anderson went to Fayette
county last week.
Mrs. Margaret Campbell is visiting
her son in Coggon.
Miss lone Westcott is home from
Council Bluffs for vacation.
Mrs. Margaret Bollman left Thurs
day evening for Ottumwa, where she
was summoned by the death of a
nephew who was killed in Des Moines
while boarding a train.
Thomas Mather of Tilden, Nebras
ka, was here last week to see his
sister, Mrs. W. L. Campbell, who has
been ill for several weeks.
Myrtle Irish and Winona Cummings
Were in Greeley Tuesday".
Mrs. Irish and her mother, Mrs.
Griffith returned home Wednesday
from their trip to Washington com
ing by the way through Michigan.
Will Kirkwood was in Iowa City
last week receiving treatment for his
eyes.
Rudolph Gienapp met. with an ac
cident. In attempting to ride a colt
colt he was thrown off and the ani
mal fell on him bruising him quite
'badly.
A dozen little girls were invited to
help little Irene Zench celebrate her
birthday last week and of course had
a very merry time.
J. T. Patterson of Council Bluffs
has been calling on old friends In
town during the past week. He left
here about 20 years ago.
Mr. Ernest Talmadge and Miss Mag
dalena Guled of Monticello were mar
riod Tuesday at that place by Rev.
Gowenstein. They will reside in Hop
kinton.
Little Miss Margaret Wallace vis
ited in Cedar Rapids last week.
The Methodist Ladies will serve
supper and dinner in the Opera house
(next Saturday, April 10th. There will
also be on sale home made candy
and aprons.
Miss Carrie Brooks went to Edge
wood Wednesday to visit her sister.
F. E. Williamson was called to In
dependence Tuesday by the death of
his uncle, J. H. Williamson, who had
Milk can be produced
cheaper in the winter
time with Ensilage than
in the summer with
pasture.
The round Stave Silo
is generally considered
by ensilage users to be
the best stvle.
H. C. Hargrove,
Western Agent,
Des Moines. Iowa.
Geo. S. Lister,
Agent for Dataware County.
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We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any case of Deafness
(caused by
atarrh) that cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for cir
culars free. F. .1. CHENEY & CO.,
Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by Druggists, 7r»c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
stipation.
resided for nearly forty years in that
city. He came from Kentucky with
his parents in the early fifties and
fcr some years lived near Hopkinton.
In the sixties when gold was discov
ered in Montana he left for the west
and spent many years in what was
a wild and lawless country. After he
returned to Iowa he resumed his
trade as a stone cutter, working on
the hospital at Independence and
the capitol at Des Moines. He has
been justice of peace since 1896, an
office which he filled entirely satis
factory. He is survived by a daugh
ter, a sister,M rs. Donnan of Inde
pendence and two brothers, Jamen of
Faulkton, South Dakota, and Thomas
of Albion, Nebraska.
On April 1st, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Moulton celebrated the sixtieth anni
versary of their marriage, which
took place in Galena, Illinois, in 1849
and in the fall of the same year
came to Delaware county and. settled
on a farm about a mile from Worth
ington, which place was their home
until they came to Hopkinton in
1882 and built them a fine home on
east Main street. They were the
parents of nine children, three of
whom are living, Mrs. C. P. Joseph
of Hopkinton? C. R. Moulton of
Grandview, Washington, and C. G.
Moulton of Kallspel, Montana. A
few of their oldf riends came in at
dinner time to assietthemin celebrat
ing.
Miss Nellie Steward, who is teach
ing in Strawberry Point spent sever
al day3 last week with her aunt, Mrs.
Livingston.
Ralph Andrews of Sebeka, Minne
sota, came to see his father, who
has been sick. Mr. Andrews is r,
son-in-law of 'Mrs. Clara Dunlap.
Miss Andra Mellen of Edgewood
visited friends in Hopkinton last
week.
Miss Minnie Zeuch, who taught in
Sand Spring last year, begins her
school next week near Worthington.
James,Williamson of Faulkton, So.
Dakota, who was a resident of this
towin for over fifty years is visiting
his son Frank and family.
Sirs. Dr. Reed was visiting her par
ents in Fairfield last week.
Saturday is bargain day at Hopkin
ton. Everybody brings eggs to town
and .gets the highest price. One mer
chant took in nearly 900 dozen and
the three others were as misy at
they could be also.
LENOX COLLEGE.
Paul Melrose spent part of his va
cation with relatives at Indepen
dence.
Miss Beatrice Parkhill vi.iited sev
eral days in Monticello last week.
President Reed and Rev. W.
Beckes were in Independence last,
week. President Reed preached in
Ced:»r Falls on last Sabbath
Prof. Bridenthal was in Munlicel
io last weok.
The last number on the lecture
course will be given Tue.iday April
6th, in the college chapel by the
Buelah Buck concert compan.y
Dr. Thing hns rented the Piatt
house and he and his son will re
move there.
The baseball team has ten gama:i
scheduled for the spring term, isx
of them being here.
Miss Beulah Blanchard. spent a
ouple of days in Payeiti*.
Miss Vanter was in Monticello Frl-
day.
Oscar Behrens was at his home In
Volga City last week.
College opened Monday for the
spring term.
The Hargrove agency
sold 120 Indiana silos in
Iowa during the past
month.
"'•'-:.t,V
Dr. Wilbert Shalienberger
ear. There is only one way to cure The Regular and Reliable Chicago
deafness, and that is by constitution- Specialist, who has visited Manches-
al remedies. D^afn??n is caused
an inflamed condition or the mu ins
lining of the Eustachian Tube. When
this tujje is inflamed ycu hnve a
rumbling sound or imperfect h^rlns.
and when it is entirely closed, D?af
n^ss is the result, awl unless the In- ^ays'
flammation can Le taken out and
this tube restored to its normal con
dition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever nifie cases out of ten are cans
ed by Catarrh, which is nothing butj
an inflamed condition of the mucous
surfaces.
ler, every month since 3001, will hp
a? the Clarence House,
Tuesday, April 27,
(one day only) and return once every
Office hours 9 a. m. to
0 p. m.
Reference: Drexel State Bank.
.•« us* iitsaj
sonds ie Uicurafile xioiim without taking
•Mfomtheis. This is why ho continues
4 9 year after, r. wh:le other d^tova ha\
:wlo a few visits and stopped. Dr. BhaUenbo:
'.r ts an etnlnen'/v successful speoiaUal Jo a
n-onln diseases, proven by the many con
'octet! in olu onlc cases which vobaffled
.-.ill of all other pbysiciaus. His hospital e:
ericocoand etenslv pr *ico have made bh
proficient that ho un name and tocat a a.t
•:i9o lu a fev mlnntes.
Treats all '"able r?es of catantw Nos
Throat and Lung oiaeases. tyo aid i:.
tomach. Ltvw ®nd Kiaooys* Gram, coim
-isra, Paralysis. NouraMa, Nervous rod Ueai
I'seases, Blood SUln d. jases, EjUepsj
Blight's Plsease 1 Cor-tumptlon In carl.
4aRr ilsedsesof theBl&aderandFemainOrgao*
Liquor and Tobacoo habit. Stammerta* cnrei
mdsuromettiqdsto prevent Its recurrence given
A neve).bailing remedy for Big Neck.
PILES, PIBTULAFE an* RUFTURB Rcarap
.eed cured without detention from bulnet*
•ipeclal attention given to all 0nrslc&
naaea, and alt diseases of the
None and Throat.
Glosson fitted and guaranteed* QlHJtllate
Hds.Cataract, Cross Eyes stralghteaett wtthou
pain.
NERVOUS DEBILITY
Are you nervous and despondent: weak ant
debilitated tired mornings: no ambition—life
loss, memory poor easily fatigued excltaMi
and Irritable eyes sunken« red and blurred
pimples ou face dreamB and night losses rest
less, haggard looking: weak back deposit It
fMne ana dralDS at stool: dlstniAtfaL w»n&
WONDERFUL GURE8
Perfected In old cases which have tm» Dec
(ected or unsklllfuUy treated, No
or failures. Ho undertakes no lnc
but cute thousands given up to die.
Consultation Free and ConfidtntiaJ
Address,
DR. WIIBERT SHALM-NBEB8ER,
Itakwood Blvd..
Conditions of the
Boys' and Gills' Corn Growing Con
test under the direction of the
Extension Department and Farm
Crops Department of Iowa State Col
lege.
ELIGIBILITY.
Open to any boy or girl in Iowa
eighteen years of age or under
RULES OF CONTEST.
1. Secure ten ears of good corn,
either
a. Through our Departments
from the liest breeders in the
state. Price of ten ears—95 cents,
or
b. From your own corn, or that
of your neighbor.
2. Measure ears according to in
structions and blanks which we will
furnish.
3. Plant part of each ear In a sep
arate row. (Instructions to follow.)
4. Count and record the stand in
June. (Instructions and blanks to fol
low, June 1st.)
5. Count and record the stand, al
so the smutted stalks, barren stalks
and suckers appearing in each row.
(Instructions and blanks to follow
the first of September.)
G. Weigh and record the yield to
gether with the number of seed ears,
market ears, immature ears, and
worthless ears in each row at the
time of harvest. (Instructions and
blanks to follow in September.)
If you desire to take part 111 this
movement and enter the contest ac
cording to the above rules sign one
of the enclosed blanks, and return
same to B. W. Crossley, Ames, Iowa,
at once.
The value of this contest to tile
Iowa boy and girl.
IT WILL BE
1. An opportunity to obtain pure
bred seed from the best corn breed
ers in your section of Iowa. A chance
to start right
2. A comparative test of each ear
as to yield, quality and maturity.
3. A chance to grow samples
which can he exhibited at County
contests and at the State Junior corn
show at Ames in January, 1910.
4. An opportunity to study corn
under the following subjects on
which, we will send material at least
monthly during the season:
a. The individual ear test. b.
Preparation of seed bed and plant
ing. c. Cultivation, d. Insects.
Weeds, f. Botanical study of corn
plant, g. Harvesting and storing,
h. Selecting a sample for show.
ORDER BLANK.
Send to my address 10 ears of
(variety) corn
which has been tested. Upon
ceipt of sample I will remit the
amount of 95 cents for same, to B.
W. Crossley, Ames, Iowa. Further
I agree to follow instructions, plant
each ear in a separate row, keep a
Tecord of the results and make a re
port of same on 'blanks to be sent me
for the purpose.
Signed Age
To#n R. F. D...
County
i~nese wives.
UJU ur"'i'" VJ1|H* ^1JL^| '^1 yiwrs '^'•S*TI *.•"#»•••**•
•L''" .-.! "'...' fc
BUSINESS
DIRECTORY
ATTORNEYS.
G. W. Dunham.
W. H. Norris, E. B. Stiles
DUNHAM, NORR4S & STILES.
AT LAW AND
^OTAfc-
PUBLIC. Special attention given
to collecting, Insurance, Real Estate ana
Loan Agents. Office in City Hall Blo«k,
Manchester, Iowa.
YORAN & YORAN.
AT LAW. Office over
Hutchinson & Atwater's hardware store,
Manchester. Iowa.
BRONSON, CARR & SONS,
,„^TTOH:!,EYS
AT
FRED B. BLAIR.
Ci't\T^Si1nNisiock,
iATManchester,
II
fev
Hubert Carr,
Henry Bronson.
E. Bronson,
E. M. Carr,
LAW. Special at­
tention given to collecting. Or nee ut
"i Franklin street, Man
cnestei', Iowa.
nf'AW Office In the
uaJl Iowa,
H. F. ARNOLD,-
ATTOltNEY AT LAW. Office over
ter.aiowa.
Cour,ly st"e
Bank. Manclies-
PHYSICIAN&.
DR. T. J. BURNS,
PHITSIOAN AND SUItGEON. All pro
fessional calls answered promptly, uuy
fir-fiir O'f'0® opposite the 1'o.st 01
phone iH.6PP
ne
10°'
Residence tele
MANCHESTER MARBLE WORKS
Ml^H.prei8ared
to f"rnt»h
Granite and
garble Monuments and Head Stones or
various designs. Have the county right
Slpa's Patient Grave Cover aino
Mtitinn" 'ences. We meet all com-
w.
M. Mcintosh
ANDERS A PHILIPP.
„.DRKC:GIST,S AND sTATION10RSToll
Co™, M' ,WaU fuper. jjalntd and oils,
cornel Main and i'rankltn streets.
W. N. BOYNTON.
a a
£,ealer in Watches, Clocks, silver
and Plated Ware, Fine Jewelry
tacles, Cutlery, Musical
etc.. Main street.
.. apec-'
Instrumments,
A. D. BROWN,
take'-'Vft S.U'e
et°'
and
Un'le•-
J. H. ALLEN.
CLOTJNG and Gents furnishing goods.
Corner Main and Franklin streets.
GILDNER BROS.
o,^°SSfN?„an.'1
G®Pts
furnishing good
City Hall Block, Franklin street.
W. L. DREW.
DKY GOODS, Carpets, Millinery, Hats
'm8' ?00ts
aVd
Shoes, etc.. Main
street Manchester, Iowa.
B. CLARK.
DRY GOODS, Notions, Carpets, Gents
Furnishing goods, etc. Franklin street
HUTCHINSON & ATWATER.
HARDWARE, STOVES, TINWARE
iF", ,k®eP3 ,a first class tinner and does
all kinds of repairing with neatness and
dspatch. store opposite First Nation
al Bank Main Street.
TH03. T. CARKEEK.
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER SUPER.
INTENDANT, S. E. corner 8th and Main
street, Dubuque Iowa.
WM. DENNIS.
CARPENTER, CONTARCTOR & BUIL
EK. 1 am now prepared to do all work
in my line in a good and workmanlike
manner. Satisfaction guaranteed. Plana
and estimates furnished. Work taken
in town or county. STTop near the stand
tower on west side of river.
B. W. GREMS.
DRUGS, Wall Paper, Stationery, Oils,
Paints etc., City hall block.
A. E. PETERSON.
DEALER IN Groceries, Provisions
Crockery Fruits, etc., Main street
J. M. PEAflSE.
JUSTICE OP THE PEACE AND COL
LECTOR. All business entrusted to
him given prompt attentinon. Office in
City Hall Block, second floor.
DENTISTS.
DORMAN BROS.
DENTISTS. Office on Franklin street,
north of the Globe hotel, Manchester.
Iowa. Dental Surgery in alls its brandi
es. Makes frequent visits to neighbor
ing towns. Always at office on Satur
days.
DR. C"S. LISTER.
DENTIST, Successor to Dr
Newcomb. Office over Burton
Manchester, Iowa.
Telephone 250.
E. E.
Clark's
THOS. GIVEN.
CARPENTER AND BUILDER. Shop
east oi
Mertz's barn.
GEO. 6. LISTER.
ESTATE, LOANS AND INSUR­
ANCE. Office in City Hall Block, sec
ond floor, Manchester. Iowa. Telephone
160.
Tirrill & Pierce
Loans, Real Estate
and Insurance/
F.
E.
RICHARDSON
Real Estate, Loans and
Insurance.
Office over South Side of Main
Street.
Manchester, Iowa,
I-
I have 10 ears of corn which I
believe are good enough to enter in
this contest. I therefore pledge my
self to follow instructions in planting
these ears in individual rows, keep
ing records of the results and mak
ing a report of same on blanks to be
sent me for the purpose.
Signed Age ..
Town R. F. D.
County
(Fill out one blank and return en
tire sheet.)
Money to
T*v
woman never sleeps so soundly
that she neglects to wake up and shut
tbe windows when It rains, or to see
what time It )4 when hubby ume* in.
Loan at Low
Rates.
t**m 25a All dnuartsti
51
Hubert Carr
Kor your liver ana stom&ea lilt.
Take Beacon's Picnic Pills,
They will surely do you Rood
They will stimulate your blood,
Ana sink* vou hRuoy ai a
Not Good When Fresh.
Knowledge and timber shouldn't be
much used till they are seasrmed.-*
Holmes.
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