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Official Paper Of County And City. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1909. TOWN TOPICS. Waterloo -^-E. E. Gildner was in last wceko business. —D. A. Huene of 'Monticelio was in town last week on business. jr '—Mrs. Oscar Salla^-crg visited with friends in Dyersville Thursday. N —.Mr. and Mrs. .J. 1J. Hoag of Monti celio were yisltlng in the city Sat urday, —EdwSrd Bolslneer spent a tew days last week with hispar-ants at Coicsburg. —Mra, Lore Alford of Waterloo was ~a guest of her daushter, .Mrs. Hubert Carr, last week. —M re. H. J. Wilson of Portland? Oregon, formerly of this pity, is vis iting with relatives in Chicago. —El tV. Williams was quite ill last week, teing confined to his room frJm an attack of acute indigestion. j- —Mrs. Frank Schneider, who has been a guest at the Thompson hon left last week for San Francisco, Cal ifornia. —Mrs. James I%zer of Ryan was in the city last week, going to Lamont Thursday afternoon for a visit with relatives. —Mr!'and Mrs. II. F. AVnoid were In Chicago last week, as guests at the home of the la tier'. brother, Chas Shlmmin. —iMiss Avis Goodwin of Cedar Falls was a gc«et at the home of her parenti, Sir. and .Mrs. Kins Good I win, last, week. —W. S. Walker of Iowa Falls was In the city last week on ibijslne* Mr. Walker-is cashier of the Home Savings hank in that city. —Mrs. -Margaret J. Gilchrist left Thursday morning for Omaha, Ne braska, after a several weeks visit at the home of her sister,. Mrs. C. W. Keagy. —J. F. Jackson of Dubuque, chief clerk to H. j. Phelps, division pas senger agent of the Iliiuoin-'Central railroad, was in town Wednesday on -Jbu&!n<5ss. —A. M. Cloud was at Apple to N—at Cambridge. A —L. Matthews goes to" Davenport IL today to attend the grand lodge of yj .Masons in the state of Iowa "which is being held this week. Mr. Matthews delegate from Manefy$«ter 165, ^. F. "& Arm. —.Mrs. A: J. Andrews attended the special meeting of the Eastern Star held at Waterloo on last Wednesday evening. Grand officers of the state were present and a large delegation from the chapters over all the state. —Jay Matthews Ief^ Thursday 'morning for Mason City where, he •was to join. Mr. Keith. Vawter, who is one of the owners of the Redpath- Vawter Chautauqua system. Mr. -Mat-., thews will represent the company as an agent, arranging dates for chau tauquas and doing collecting. —Miss Gertrude Anderson of To ledo, Ohio, is being entertained by iMrs. H. T. Smith in her apartments in the Clarence hotel. Herbert A. Anderson is employ«d in the ac counting offices of the Fairbanks Scale company, and will soon be ap pointed a traveling reiWseutatlve for that firm. —Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Lillibildge, af ter a several months viist in the city, left last week lor San Francisco, Cal ifornia, where they will spend the summer. Mr. and .Mrs. Lillibridge will spend a few days at Claii-emont, South Dakota, to enjoy a visit with Jay Lillib-rige, and will also stop at Portland and Seattle. —Mrs. T. E. Fleming will make a ten days visit at itlie home of her son, Herbert Fleming, in Chicago, leaving for that city Thursday. Mrs. Flem ing will also attend an organ recital to be given by her daughter, Miss Lillian Fleming, who graduates from the department of orguai study in the .Northwestern university at Evan ston.' —R. M. Merrmm of Ryan was in town last week with his now Bulck 22 horse power, five" passenger car. air. Merriam Istates that the Buick and Reo are favorite machines in his tbwn, and that in*- Central City there are .twenty-four automobiles Vjthe people of .that place being en thusiatlc in regard to this form of recereatlon. —Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Strickland and son Glen left today for Lavina, Montana. Mrs. Srtlckland and Glen •will remain in the west until Sep tember, expecting to spend several weeks on a large ranch near Lavina, and also tour the Yellowstone park. It Is their intention to visit the Alaska-Yukon exposition to be held atj Seattle tills summer."" —M. F. LeRoy was in Dubuque Fri day, in comipany wl_tli V. A. Young, president of the Modern National Re serve, a life insurance company with head offices at Charles City few weeks ago, a party of Manches ter people and members of the local QOuncil, attended an open meeting given at Dubuque, at which time Major LeRoy suggested in an address that the council at Dubuque endeavor to secure the home office of the company by making that council the largest In the country. This Dubuque (proposes to do, and last Friday Pres ident Young and Major LeRoy met committee of that council in regard to the matter, id*. •—'Mrs. i. 3. Was la foubiMltie Friday. —J. B. Nye. was a business visitor in West Union last week. —W. R. Gill was on the sick list the latter part of last w-aek. —Albert Maley was a guest at the home of his parents last wek. —.M. E. Blair is having the roof of bis house re-sliingled thi3 week. —L. F. Bradke of Dubuque Was calling on friends In town last week. —Howard Dlttiner of Cole&burg spent Sunday in town visiting rela tives. —Look i.p Wm. II a lies ys adver tisement in tills weed's :ssuc- of The Dopcrat. —John May-has accepted a position as clerk in the R. W. Howland groc ery store., —See what Geo. W. Webber has to say in his change of advertisement this week. —J. L. Itelsey, manager of the Cog gon and Anamosa railway, spent Sun day in town. •H. H. Lawrence' of W-averly wa3 a guest of relatives and friends In town last week. —Joe Hoag of Monticelio was viiF iting with relatives In town Satur day and Sunday. —Mrs. A. D. Long and son, Irving Long, were guests'' cf I relatives in Karlvilie Saturday. —J. B. Engstrom returned' home Saturday evening from a business trjp through Illinois. —The Third Annual reunion of the Iowa State Elks will be held at Du buuqe June 16 and 17. —Mrs. Lizzie Lawrence of Du buque arrived in the city Friday for a short visit with friends. —E. N: Wolcott has purchased of F. N. Drake a cream'colored driving horse for 'which he paid $250. —Cohn & Davis, the St. Louis horse buyers"were in the city Satur day buying a number of horses. —D. W. Finch returned homei from Chicago Saturday evening, wheire he had been on business for sveral days. —J. p. Nye has again resinned his position as clerk in Anders Philipp drug store after a several weeks ill ness. 1 11 and Gilmore- City last week, where he de livered graduating addresses before the senior classes of the High schools •of those towns. —=Clairo Thorpe will fill the vacan cy caused by the resignation of Glen Chapman as day clerk at the Clar ence ho'use, Mr. Chapman having beer appointed oce of the city mail car riers. —George Simmon3 of Cambridge, who has been making a month's vis it with friends in Manchester, left for ills home Monday. Mr. Simmons is engaged In the harness business —Miss Genevieve Doneliy of Cedar Rapids arrived in the city llonday morning for a several days visit with friends. •Fred Du^g^ Is building a cement walk on South Third street adjoining his residence property between Den ton and South streets. —Rae Dunham, who attends a business college at Cedar Rapids, was an over Sunday visitor at the home of his parents. —Miss Jessie Tyler, who is a clerk for Bright & Webster at Sumner, la., was an over Sunday visitor at the home of her parents. •Edith W^Jls, who has been teach ing in the High school at Hartley the past year, returned home tor the sum mer vacation last week. k|V-Charlee^Ai4ott, ajjhei Jived in Man Chester more' than- thirty' years agoi has been in the city the past few days renewing acquaintances. H. Haeberle of St. Paul, who ih ati employe in the Chicago Great Western offices, was a guest of relatives In town over Sunday. •The business places were cdosed yesterday afternoon from 2 until- 4 on account of1 Decoration Day ser vices. The banks were dosed all day. •The public schools of the dty close this week for a three months vacation. There was no school Mon day as if* was observed as Decoration Day. —Sunday's Register and Leader con tained a half-tone picture of Rev. E. E. Reed, president of Lenox college, and a cut of tile -Lenox Agricultural hull. —Jcsup will celebrate the Fourth of July this year. As tiho Flourth of July comes on Sunday this year they have chosen Saturday, July 3, as the day to celebrate. —The crushed rock has arrived which the city of Manchester is to lay on Gay street, betweeh Franklin and New streets. The work of lay ing the rock began Monday. Mrs W L- Davis and Miss Hattio Bentley went, to Volga City Saturday mornitB, trcli la the liymv c* Miss Bentley, who has been visiting her sister, MrS- Davis, for several days. -Mrs. J. O. Stott and daughter of Peola, Kansas, are being entertained at the home of Mrs. Stott's cousins, Mrs. B. H. Reynolds and Mrs. S. K, Meyers. They expect to remain in the city for several weeks. —Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Fishel were ii» Greeley Saturday, to attend the Memorial day exercises held by the A. R. post in that place. Colonel Fishel was formerly commander of the post at Greeley and had been asked to take charge of the services this year. —The Wells Fargo Express com pany delivery horse indulged in a live ly runaway Saturday afternoon. The horse was tied at the Manchester & Oneida depot and In some way had worked Its bridle off and ran up Main street and turned into the alley just east op A. B. Hethering-ton & Son's implement warehouse, where it ran Into some old wagons and buggies and tore loose from the wagon dam aging the harness' considerably. The wagon was none the worse on ac count of the runaway. —At a cost of thousands of dollars the entrance and exit doors-of fully three-fourths of the hotels, churches, school houses, lodge halls, theatres, court houses in Iowa must .be taken from their hinges before the flrslxjf July find re-set so that they will swing outward. Many owners of this class- of buildings over the state are just discovering that the legislature passed such a bil as this which In eludes nearly all buildings where peo ple gather In large numbers. It was one of the first bills passed -by -the last legislature and is to take ef fect July first, kockA&ay Vas iiT flay on. business. —Fr"d Susie visited1 with" Velfli at Volga City —I. M. Gibson of Greeley town Saturday business. —P. H. StrLckland visited at*home' over Sunday from Cedar Rapids. AUTOMOBILES AND -,?! BOATS. MOTOR There are eighteen automobiles and 12 motor boats owned by Manches ter people in use at the present time. During the past year, the number of cars was*1 greater than it is now, but by certain tradings the list has teen reduced to 18. The largest car is a Winton owned "by A. Hollister, and the smallest is a Buckboard kept, but seldom used, by Earle Beels. The majority of the carB are roadsters and have been found practicable and serve the needs of the owners satis factorily. A licence is secured from the state department at Des Moines, which costs $5. No car is allowed to be driven in any town or city, or through the highways of the com monwealth without suQh a number.A lantern and a horn are also demand ed. The streets in (Manchester and the roads surrounding the city war rant the purchase of a car, not only tor pleasure, but for practical pur,: poses. No fatiiities have .been re ported from oarelessness or accidents by drivers of cars living in Manches ter. Hair raising experiences have been told, and narrow escapes passed by. Very few complaints have been raised on account of thoughtlessness on the part of an autoistAwhile pass ing a horse or a team of Uprses that may appear to be frightened' by the car. Following Is a list of the names of -the ovrtlers of the cars, the -make, and horse-power: J. ,R. Toogood,- Bulck 1 18 J. A. Strickland, Jackson 22 C. J. Seeds, Bulck 18 C. J. Seeds, Cadillac 10 E. J. Ttflddleton, Ford 15 E. W. Hoag, Ford 15 C. H. Parker, Cadillac .10 Wm. Hahesy, Olds Walter Sedgwick, Olds A. Hollister, Winton N, E. Davis, Fuller Harvey Hempstead, Steamer, W. Storey, Queen G. Earle Beels, Buckboard Harlow Coon, Reo, Wilse AcreR, Rambler W. D. Iloyt, Jackson 1 Motor Boats. The machine driven1 water crafts which are used for pleasure and re creation by their owners number an even dozen. The old steamer, built by Commodore D. R. Lewis a nnmber of years ago, was transformed into a gasoline launch last season, and is about to be placed in commission tor the summer. A ft-horsepower en gine drives the boat,, which is the largest on the river. Thef astest boat is claimed by Ar thur Holbrook, who bought of T. Htnes the well known "Carolyn Which cllpps the watef-at about 8 miles an hour, driven by- a 4-hors« power gasoline c-ngine. The excur sion boat owfaed by E. W. Hoag is a popular craft, and with the Snale is in eoutlant use dur ng the warm months. Boat houses dot the river bank from the foot of Delaware street to a point near the backwaters. Several of these buildings arj floaters" be ing anchored at the bank of the driv er and rising and g'Tl'tii# with- the itcr ."lit- 11!]*r l-oi' ftirl'ier i:p f-t-iu Iv ajiu-.-. fitted with skids on which are ar ranged low trucks that carry the boat to and from the litVi. Following Is a lis:, of the boats and their owners: W. H. Hutchinson, "Elenore" 2 J. R.'Toogood, "Mascot,".. E. W. Hruby, "Arnetite,".. Hubert Carr Henry Bronson J. H. Allen, "Benton," Miles & Boynton D. A. Preussner, W. F. Hoag Arthur Holbrook, "Carolyue, D. R. Lewis, "Snail," E. W. Hoag, "Snale Jr.,".. Presbyterian. The annual children's day service will be held Sunday morning, June 6, at 10 o'clock. Tho usual evening ser vice at 7:30. -fe'vC-fii. stf- A? V& 4 1* oifFxii 7urh rti rr£ vst'X rr/H [c»Sarati iwfoo Jtiad.plfmned „|9 •j_o hrorktUfihWll atrtasefc) ofobUsine.sS'tflr to observe Xleitotiat.-day vbyndrapitig! the residences in the =flt?.-watii ndgs and bunting, Monday, thcf,!4a?ll'lleat part by the peop ie.of —Clam. Closterman of Petersburg-(States and particularly of the nort&' was in town last week on business. —Lovett & Davis advertise for poultry. Read what they have to say. —Miss Charlotte Atwater, Miss Mil dred Smith and J. B. Nye were in Du buque Friday. —Dean Paris left for Albert Lea, Minnesota, Saturday morning on a business tr'p. --Miss' Florence Lindsay was at Fayette Saturday, as a guest ot MI33 Frances Dornian. —One marriage license was Issued! during the week: Yhirry C. Staehlo and Eva -M. Hunt. —Mrs. R. D. Grahtim and daughter visited with friends -in Ed-gewood the first cf the week. —Miss Jessie Smith' of Masonville was in town last week as a gufest of Mrs. B. H. Reynolds. —Mrs. Ed Johnson of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, visited, at 'tile home of her brother," Jacob Pettlon, last week. —He v. W. H. Ensign, pastor of tBe Presbyterian church tt tills city, will speak at the graduati jg exercises of •the Greeley schools on Thursday ev ening. —Cal Martin advertises his restau rant and fixtures for sale. Mr. Mar' tin has accepted the offer made by Ye Original Quaker quartette for his services as tenor and accompanist, and desires to dispose of his business Interests. —The ^condition of Mrs. Mabe? .marched to the buiial grounds, there Whitney-Keyes of Omaha, a. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Whitney of this city, is materially improved, al though being quite ill at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Whitney are at Omaha attending Mrs. Keyes. the tjhlted' errrernx6tates in which to render fitt ing tribute to the soldiery who lost their lives during the Civil war, was one long to -be remembered by tho members of the W. A. Morse Post, •Grand Army of the Republic, t'13 ladles of the G. A. R., tTTe Women Relief Corps-and Sono of Veterans. With national colors banging from business places, public offices, from windows and porches, the great sig nificance of .Memorial day was vivid ly Impressed on those who noted the many people who visited the cen.e larles, many of whom carded wreaths aud floral tributes to the graves in. which slept friends a.nd dear ones. Added to the great obligation which the people of the north owa to the wearers of the blue and gold for sacrifices they made and the 1-nn.oa surable results accomplished for the nation, is remembered the indebted ness for the spirit of Memorial day and with' it the loyalty and honored devotion to. the veterans of the Civil war which was fought more than- for ty years ago. In the afternoon at 2 o'clock', ap propriate exercises were held at thJ City Opera house and a large attend ance heard with- pleasure and es pecial appreciation the sppseches, orations and other features of the program whicIT were rendered. For mal services at the cemetary were licld at the conduslon of the after noon's program, and a parade form ing in front of the opera house to witness and participate in the decoration of the many mounds un derneath which rested the heroes of the days of '61, and* to commemorate the deeds of ,valor which resulted from the response to the nation's need. G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT. The thirty-fifth annual encamp ment, department of Iowa Crand Army of the Republic, is to be heU in Fort Dodge June 8, 9 and 10. Bmt orate preparations are -being' made to entertain the boys in' iblue, and the executive committee is promis ing them "the time of their lite." Governor B. F. CarroJI is to deliver an address in behalf of the state, and Commander J. C. Milliman will re spond in behalf of the G. A. R. and kindred societies. On Wednesday, June 9, there is to be a parade "of the Grand Army, headed by the 56th Regimental band and the drum and ffife corps. That evening a camp fire iwlll be held at the armory, at which time addresses will be made by Hon. W. S. Kenyon of Fort Dodge, Hon. S. F. Prouty of Dee Moines, Col. W P. Hepburn, Hon. Robert Cousins, Hon. J'. P. Connor and Hon. Geo. D. Perkins. «. .. The twenty-sixth- annual convention of the, department of the Iowa Wo man's Relief corps will be held at the same time, and arrangements have been made to accommodate all who may attend. NAVAL EXAMINATION.' A "vacancy having occurred in the Naval Academyfrom this'district by resignation, a competitive examina tion for appointment as midmanshtp, for the Third District of Iowa, will be held at Waterloo, on Saturday, June 5. The physical examination will be held at the office of X)r. J. H. Crlppen at 10:30 a. m. the mental examination will 'be held at the Court House commencing "at one o'clock p. in. AH candidates must be 'bona fide residents of the Third District: must be 16 and not over 20 years of age at the time of entrance examination at the Naval Academy, which will be held at Annapolis, Md. on June .15. A prindpal and" three alternates wUl be selected. If the principal fails tho alternates will be appointed In order. The physical examination is .very -rigid, and each candidate is urged to -be carefully exainined at home, be fore taking the competitive examina tion. Candidates between the ages of sixteen and eighteen years must be not less than tive feet two inches in height and Iwtween the ages of eighteen and twenty years, not less than five feet four inches- Candidates will be examined men tally in jkinctuation, spelling, arith metic, geography, English grammar, U. S. history, world's history, algebra through quadratic equations, and plage geometry. it ,,r THE LIBRARY. The children's story hoiur will be discontinued through the summer months. New books for the boys anil girls. Drummond—The Monsley Tliait Would Not Kill. •McCord—Only a Horse. '. Segur—Story of A Donkey. —Strike at Shanes." Spyre—Heidi (transaction froir ys ire placed the German) and are Warner—Easter Story. Jackson, H. H.—Nelly's Silver Mine Wigln—Rebecca. Grimm—Fairy Tales. Strikland—True Stories From erlcan History. Coffin—Boys Of 'J6. Blanchan—Bird Neighbors. Haines—Japanese Child Life. 2 2 2 2 2 2 TO PUBLISH PROCEEDINGS'. 1% lVfc. .5 5 ..5', One of -the new laws which Jtake3 erfect on July 1, 1909, requires town councils to publish the proosedSngs of their meetings, and also a sched ule of the bills allowed. Newspapers have considered proceedings and bills as Items of news, and have1 .pub lished them without charge. The law, however, says that city co'.utciils shall pay for the publication of Itheir proceedings, as do the boards of su -1 pervlsors. r/ $ ... rv "(-.i tfOll entoold SHIRTS It is the intentions of the manage ment of the team to play t£eir tirst game some time next week. They will play at -Strawberry Point Saturday, July 3rd. FISHING SEASON OPENS* Nearly two weeks have pasted since the bass season opened. JJartng that time local fishermen havet •d»J veloped wonderful yarns, some w5*h a fabric of truth interwoven, a«w-l some rather astonishing. But flur the most part, their stories Dmvfr been verified by the exhibition -n the goods. Bnss weighing from. tf.wo| and one-half to five and oue-lu'lf pounds have been caught, but wlier« The secret remains with the angltsr, and even a revLval,of the halls of terror, wherein victims were torturod Iiintll the truth was known, would be of no avail, if tried. The river fur nishes Innumerably suckers, bull heads and the black bass seem plen tiful, Verily, the old Maquokieta. "u again itself. BUILD NEW COAL BINS. The Manchester Lumber compan is building new coal bins in the Ilii noia Central yards, directly south of the ipasseng«r depot. The wooden bins have been torn away, an!il more commodious and permanent quarter provided- The sheds will measure 190 feet long, and will be 11 feet at their highest and 9 feet at their, low est depths, with a 16 foot width. The floors are to be of cement, and each kind of coal sorted and contained in a separate -bin. For the convenience, of the company, the Illinois Central has moved a side track adjaceif^i^*: these buildings in order to fasdEWtate' the reception of the coal from cars. MRS. CHARLES MANSON. Mrs. Charles Manson died at the Mayo hospital In Rochester, Minne sota, Tuesday morning. May 25, 1909, at 10 o'clock,, after an illness of sev eral months duration. Mrs. Manson was afflicted with a cancer of the bowels and had been taken to the .hospital for an operation, from the affects of wbtch she died. She was 47 years of age and leaves her hus band and three children. The funer al was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bay church inter ment was made in the DelhL ceme tary. lAiu- CARD OF THANKS. We wish to thank Co. D., I. N. and all who BO kindly helped us the Memorial services The Sons of Veterans. if. A' '",!» v' timers '^2 are good shirts—they'll stand wear a* well as washing—and they,coJpe in so many good patterns that we are sure to bei to please you. $1.50. S Head-to-foot Clothiers. BA8EBALL. DOPE. 'Hans" Schoneaur_ of Guttenburg arrived In the city last Saturday ev ening. He is to be the catcher tor the Manclirater Base Ball team this season, ite held that position last fear until hi.* brrkv (nj le^ i:i game at Independence. He went to Greel ey Monday ip catch a game at that place, Roy C.'vutb, wbo played third base lor the Manchester team Inst season, pitching the game. 'Win" Cobb passed ttaough Man chester Satunlay evening on his way to his home at Independeiue He Is expected to return here in a few days and act as pitcher for the town team. It ia expected that the work out of the different Aen who are to pis-/ ball here this season will begin this1 week. A strong line-up* is to repre sent. Manchester this season: A GRADUATING EXERCISES. The twenty-eighth annual com mencement of the Manchester High schoolxwiU be held at Central jOpera house on Wednesday and. Thursday evenings, June 2 and 3, beginning at 8 o'clock. v.- .-Y A class play entitled vffJ&^^Mnlsh Gypsy," which is founded' Upon Geo, Elliott's poem of the sanw-name will be presented by sixteen^/flwn^rs of the graduating class, thV^fy&V^&k&i acters appearing in last j^eeii5^?Buet of The Democrat. Prea^btittjoA'. of diplomas to the graduates the: president of the board -of education wild conclude the program-of the ev ening. The graduates of the Latin "course are as'-follows: Sue Van pofoe Flem Ing, Mildred A. Brown, VBlancke A. tishop, Andrew J. Recto®, Bes^' An derson, Henry S. Klaus, Ada N. Cramer, Clarence 'L. Klaus,'.Myrtle G. Rutherford, Clair B. Bngstrom-,' Ruby A. Stewart, Viola E. Stl-msou' and Earle E. Durey. Those graduating from the English course ate.WEdna E. Cowies, Lawrence A. Hollister, Alda Hyde, Clarence G. Ash Mayme E. Champlaln.-Clifford Fischer, Ar thur S. Newcomb and Gra.oe\C, .Keis AT. \v. First honors were awtrffled\W MJss Viola E. Sttmson, and seeowTIWnors to Miss Blanche A. Bishop.- Tke cjaas colors are Silvery gray and Mur-oon the Class flower, American beauty and the' class motto, ^Know 01iVvseIf". iffcUCH SICKNESS PREVAILS. Were iv^rson'Jl mention to be1 made ctf ea®h Hi flhe vfBUmB of (jjilnsy. sore throat aird M«vere colds, the column^ of a-weekly jjuper might easily' bp •fUled'this week. The physicarts in Manchester are -very busy, and the sickness .reported s^ems more than usual, 'iTilie -school atoepdance-, bas boen- illoclmnted, while to(i&ijfefls-men, (their clerks and the famines if niany hav& been similujly affll*j!i*gl .one fform or another of soye -thi'oat. 1 ftiABY SMOT^fS The cases known of are ^mprortnr ever day,- and -no £eTi&ral epidtemlc Is ireateped. 1- TP DEATH. 'The fifteen months olJ,,-J" tff iMr. and Sirs. L. C. Klnne, ^v?! *bo^ut two miles south of ManCl. •was-, smothered to death.. Saturo mocning, while alone in its .-cradle The* father and mother were busy *iti« other cares, and had l%ft1 the eWW .only a few moments, -bub durtng the^r absence, the bab, h^d become entangled in the bed lihen. and was smot hered. The funeral was1 held Trom the home of th£ .'parents this afternoon. HEAVY RAIN HELPS 'TH^.'CORN. The heavy shower last, night boosts the corn and other snlall. .grain, as well as renewing the greenness of the pastures,* The heart of the farmer has been gladdened, and prosperity seems assured, with such a gratify ing prelude to the late plantings, for the comlng^season BALL GAME ATTRACTS- CROWD. The preliminary baseball activities have begun in Manch^stefc What is known as the second .te&qv--played against an aggregation from Dela ware Monday afternooh', defeating the foreigners by a score of 14 to 2. The many close decisions were I umpired by J. B. Nye, •fff I :T3)OOa Cll'IA KOshdA'l Saits, Jacket^ Skirts, Dresses. We cnffidelt that our shdWin^.^f^ltd!e'$^e^ring $ apparel viffil^rove the most surprising st^fes and values it ever placed before our' ciis tomers. Style is the most impor $ tant consideration now-a & days. The correct tilings for spring. The right apparel ANNOUNCEMENT. 'Our shop., its spring attire, offers count- ,: less attractions jtp the Home Decorator. This year's productions unite the practical with the beautiful (Never has our stock display of attracts ive Wall Paper been so .complete as now, ajicf owing to an advantageous purchase -we give you prices that will interest you. WAuld be pleased to show you. Andws & PUpp. GIVE US A CALL When interested in a good selection of Ladies' White Shirt Waists, Muslin Under "fv and Hosiery ot 4)11 kinds. .. Sfeo Ikoep in mind ths&i hrn ©SffSfits. We tevtre gepdersoii I .\ •, iin style ana fit, at lengths, cv They will.please Z-r%Vi for your inspection. 1909 Us WALL PAPER tt $ "n/Qigffiggg for Easter. What is the W newest? What are they going to wear?Every possible advantage has j|i been taken into consider ation in securing all the necessary merchandise to meet the wants of our customers, and, now ev erything is in readiness (fi (I* if Slit IK we sell the Hen- them in the ^50 S2-50 $1.00 SSllSt', N Respectfu W. L. Drt'w Agent Butterick Patterns.