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Official Paper Of County And City.
-^-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.
—.Mr. and Mrs. .J. 1J. Hoag of Monti
celio were yisltlng in the city Sat
—EdwSrd Bolslneer spent a tew
days last week with hispar-ants at
—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
—Mrs. James I%zer of Ryan was in
the city last week, going to Lamont
Thursday afternoon for a visit with
—Mr!'and Mrs. II. F. AVnoid were
In Chicago last week, as guests at
the home of the la tier'. brother, Chas
—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.
—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
—A. M. Cloud was at Apple to
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
—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
—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
—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
—Look i.p Wm. II a lies ys adver
tisement in tills weed's :ssuc- of The
—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
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
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
—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
•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
•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
—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
—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.
-,?! BOATS.
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
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
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
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.,"..
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?
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1* oifFxii 7urh rti rr£ vst'X
[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
—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
—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
—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
—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.
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
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.
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.
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 children's story hoiur will be
discontinued through the summer
months. New books for the boys anil
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
Grimm—Fairy Tales.
Strikland—True Stories From
erlcan History.
Coffin—Boys Of 'J6.
Blanchan—Bird Neighbors.
Haines—Japanese Child Life.
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.
rv "(-.i
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.
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.
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 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
We wish to thank Co. D., I. N.
and all who
kindly helped us
the Memorial services
The Sons of Veterans.
A' '",!» v'
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.
'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:
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.
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
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
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.
cases known of are ^mprortnr
ever day,- and -no £eTi&ral epidtemlc
Is ireateped. 1-
'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
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
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
$ apparel viffil^rove the most
surprising st^fes and values
it ever placed before our' ciis
Style is the most impor
$ tant consideration now-a
& days. The correct tilings for
spring. The right apparel
'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.
When interested in a good selection of
Ladies' White Shirt Waists, Muslin Under
"fv and Hosiery ot 4)11 kinds. ..
Sfeo Ikoep in mind
hrn ©SffSfits. We tevtre
gepdersoii I
.\ •, iin style ana fit, at
lengths, cv
They will.please
for your inspection.
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
we sell the Hen-
them in the
^50 S2-50
W. L. Drt'w
Agent Butterick Patterns.

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