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Several of the young ladles of this
place are attending the summer
schoolat Cedar Falls.
John Duggan was at Cedar Rapids,
Saturday and he thlnkB his wife
will be able to come home soon.
There was a class of about twen
ty children who took their first holy
Wednesday and Thursday evening
will be closing of St. John's school.
Harlan and Donald Merriam were
calling at Ryan, Sunday.
Fred Kelirli and his sister, Edna,
autoed to Cedar Rapids, Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Haight' spent
Sunday with their daughter.
Mrs. Lizzie Dolphin and daughters,
Mazie and Mrs. W. H. Ward were
shopping in Cedar Rapids, Saturday.
Margaret Ward was shopping in
The many friends of Anna Swan
son will be glad to hear that she is
Mr. and Mrs. James Sullivan and
daughter, Grace were shopping in
Now that there has been a considerable amount
of corn in low black soil injured by the wet cold
weather, you will find it profitable to sow
High test in both Purity and Germination. Ask
for the test and price.
F. B. JOHNSON/'Thv •nf
is in no sense a closing out j^ale: „-It
means that We must reduce oujr »toclc at
once. On or about June 15 the store will change
hands. There will be extensive changes pade
in the appearance of the building in the way of
new front display windows as well as interior
alterations, and in order to make these decided
changes some lines of merchandise must be
closed out entirely. A considerable part of the
stock will be sold at figures below the cost to us.
Ladies' and Misses' Stylish Gowns reduced one-third from
former price. ..
Ladies' Tailored Suits, about 15 garments in all, price cut
Ladies'and Misses' Stylish Spring^CfcaU, every garment
priced about onfe-third off.
Every l^t'muBtbecloaed out if
IACE CUTMMS All DUPERIES
•No reservatibns are made in our stock. A straight 33£ per
cent reduction is made on entire stock.
HEAT IAR6AIK II IMS
We are making prices seldom, if ever, offered before.
To the people of thi» and other territory this bank offers ita facilities.
Wewish the people toknowand understand that we desire to assist them
along all legitimate Baak hnes, and thatwith our large capital and resources we
are able to do sor S
Our interests are mutual let our customers prosper and we do likewise, hence
we desire to assist the BEGINNER as well as those alr^in business.
It is for this reason we have established both SAVINGS sod COMMER
CIAL Departments, purchase and sell foreign
for exchange on Domestic drafts) Travelers cheques, Steamship
tickets, Bonds, act as Executor, Administrator etc., in fact all things pertaining
to a personal and by mail and to those wishing "liable
Bank connection we are prepared to extend our facilities with the assurance that
both OLD and NEW customers shall be treated alike.
We shall be glad to serve YOU," and serve you to your satisfaction.
Delaware County State Bank
Saving* Opu SatariirEmlict.
Agness Phillips was a visitor at
the W. F. Drummy home over Sun
Several from* here were at the
dance at Masonville Friday night,
and report a good time.
Mrs. Rose Summers returned from
Dakota, after spending several
with her sister.
Mr. and Mrs. Worley were calling
In Manchester, Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Will Dilger were
Cedar Rapids callers Thursday.
Dr. and Mrs. Cummings were'busi
ness callers in Cedar Rapids, Tues
The Aid society of -the Methodist
church meets with Mrs. Wright,
Charles' Prabel, Mr. and Mrs.
C. Wendling and Dr. Donnelly, were
Cedar Rapids callers Wednesday, go
ing there in Mr. Wendling's car.
Mrs. John Brayton spent Friday
with hermotherin Manchester.
Rev. Melcliert and son, Oscar,
spent Monday at Cedar Rapids, and
J. W. McEnany was" a Manchester
Mrs: Thomas McNeel, of Coggon,
visited at' the Morrisey home tliq
first of the week.
P. J. McEnany was a business
will do it.
Muslin Underwear, Summer Wash Goods,
Slllcs, Embroideries, Hosiery, Ladles'
'\. All reduced to a saving of 15 to 25 per cent in
every item mentioned.
Domestac drafts, (no charge to
caller in Manchester, Monday
Mrs. John Doyle and Pauline Mc
Crea were shopping in Cedar Rapids,
John, Tarlton was a Manchester
Mr. McGuire and Miss Olsen, of
Dubuque, were here during the week,
having autoed out from Dubuque to
visit relatives at Monti.
Dr. Donnelly spent Tuesday with
her mother In Manchester.
Mr. Walter Locke and: son, Cecil,
were business callers in Cedar Rap
Mrs. Coakley was a Cedar Rapids
Mr. and Mrs. Ooss and Mrs. Thom
as Turner were calling on friends'
at Hopklnton, Saturday.
Miss Lena. Melchert" hias accepted
a position in Mr. Ware's store.
Mrs. Wtlliam "Volker passed away,
after an Illness of several: weeks The
funeral was. held Saturday, from the
Lutheran church, and burial at Gold-
Mr. and Mrs. Houston and
and Mrs. Dilger autoed to the
'Father Roney, of Manchester, yafl
a visitor at Father Money's, Sunday.
Mrs. Maggie McMann is. visiting
"her sister, Mrs. John Reilley,
Thomas Donnelly, of Coggon, was
in Ryan, Sunday.
Frank FoUey, W. H. Ward and
James Dolphin were business callers
at" Pralrieburg, Friday.
Several automobilists drove over to
Worthington, .Sunday, to see the
ball game between" Ryan and Worth
Several of the Boosters from
Buck Creek stopped at Ryan, Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. James Hennessey
were called to Cedar Rapids, Friday,
by the serious" Illness of their cousin,
Mrs. Maggie Ryan.
Elsie Heiberger Is clerking In
Cody and Heards' store while Miss
Prabel is- taking a vacation.
i: LENOX COLLEGE.
IWIIIII »»I I:i•I»M11II•••
Misses Amy and Andrla Wadell
•aa"E«tfiernBillB" werevauiamtMc vis
itors last week.
William Aitcheson broke one of
bis fingers while playing ball last
The entertainment given Thursday
evening by the departments of music
and expression under the direction.of
Miss Irene Smith and Miss Mar
garet Paul was or high grade, and a
full bouse was in attendance. The
rustics were especially amuBlng 1*|
In the ball game- between Lenox
and St.. Joseph boys of Dubuque,
Lenox lost, 4 to 9.
Mrs. Margaret Melrose *87, wjio
Is at home from her missionary
work In HalwaU, arrived Saturday
evening, and will remain during the
commencement exercise*. Her son,
Rae, ls one of the senloisilass.
On Sunday morning tw annual
baccalaureate sermon was delivered
by' President Reed, before the senior
ci««» ot im. A very excellent ad
dress and one long to 'be remember
ed. He was assisted, In the exerci
se*-by Rev. W. H. Ensign of the
Presbyterian church and Rev L. A.
Bradford of the Methodist church.
Sabbath evening an address was
given before the Christian associa
tion' by 'Rev. Donald Grant, of Oel
weln. His text-was "Buy the Truth."
The' special music at both morning
and evening chorus, was under the
direction, of Mrs. Reeve and was
Monday afternoon a missionary
address will be given by Mr. Wettt
Ino, from Dubuque Seminary upoa
his work among the foreign people
of our country.
.Monday evening the graduating
exercises of the music department
will be held. An address will be giv
en by Dr. Clokey, of Dubuque, be
fore the graduates of the academy.
Wednesday evening occurs the
alumni banquet at 7:00 p. m.
Thursday, the commencement ex
ercises at 10:30. Orations by two
members of the Class. Address by
Dr. J. B. Rendall 12:30, on the
campus, cafeteria luncheon, alumni
former students and friends, also
family picnics If desired, followed by
a ball game and president's recep
tion. In the evening at 8:00 o'clock
p. m. in the chapel the Y. M. C. A.
benefit. Do not miss any of them.
Miss Maud Earhart'came home Fri
day, after.a year!s teaching atAmes.
Miss Gertrude Reed was a Cedar
Rapids visitor, Monday.
Miss Maud Stainey visited her
brother at Cedar Rapids for several
Mrs. EUlen Lux left Thursday even
ing for Valentine, Nebraska, to spend
most of the summer with a brother
Missies Anna Edgar .and Agnes
Carson visited in Monticello for sev
eral days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Tourtellot have
received word of a new little grand
daughter, at the home of Rev. -J. C.
Tourtellot at Dennison.
Mrs. Charles Wilson spent last
Week with her sister, Mrs. Hngh
Pierce at Sand Spring.
Mrs. Uland Like was up from
P. ft. Barnes, superintendent of
the Presbyterian Sunday, school and
W. A. Mi)rdy kssiataht, entertained
the officers ahd teachers of the Sun
day school, Thursday *venint in the
Mrs. BoWen had an auction sale
of her' household goods last Satur
day. fts sh expects .soon go to
her new home In Nebraska.
Mrs. Roff and dkttgfate*, of Man
chester are, guests, of relatives here.
The graduating exercises of-the.
Hopklnton high school took place
Friday evening in the Presbyterian
church. An address was given bx.
Rev. Frank C. McKean, of Des
Moines. His subject was "The
Prime Requisite of a Successful
Life/' which was enjoyed by liurg6
audience. There were only three
members of the'class this year:
Misses Helen Johnson, Gladys .Cra
mer and Clara Keith, the smallest
class ever graduated,
Mr. Arnold, of Manchester, has
been a visitor in the home of his
daughter, Mrs, W. V. Keith the past
A. L.. Barker left last week on
a trip to Denver, Colorado, accompa
nied' by his little son. Jack.
Mrs. John Good, of Cedar Rapids,
has been visiting her mother, -MrSi
Chaplin and sister, Mrs. Bowen,
R. G. Crawford and wife, left,
Thursday evening for Sioux City, for
a visit with Mrs. G. H. Crawford
daughter, and also to .attend the G.
A. R. reunion of veterans from dif
ferent st&tes which meets in that
Mrs. Hattie Jenins came down
from Oelwein last week to visit her
daughter, Mrs. C. L. Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Merriam and
little daughter of Chicago, spent last
Monday in town as guestB of Mr.
and Mrs. R. G. Crawford.
David Gearhart has gone to Cali
fornia, where he will visit a sister,
two brothers and also attend the
Milan Morton is visiting his par
ents for a few dayB before taking
up his work at Bassett, where he has
been appointed station agent.
Mrs. C. H. Ricketts came out from
Dubuque, Saturday, to visit her
daughters and many friends, over
Archie Wheeless has returned
from his school year's work at
Miss Carrie Brooks is at home for
a visit from Battle Creek,- Michigan,
where she is taking training for
The public .school teachers. Misses
Cummings, Hall, Lane and Prof. .Pe
terson have gone to their homes,,
but expect to return again in the
Mrs. Wadell went to Anamosa, to
see her daughter, Amy, who. was
hurt in an automobile accident last
week-while visiting there.
Charles Blanchard and family came
down Saturday to visit Mrt. Brooks.
Milan Morton and Miss Ethel
Vaugn "stole a march" on many of
their friends by going to Manches
ter and. getting married Saturday.
They left the same day for Bassett,
where William will have charge of
the. station. Their friends wish
them a happy Journey through life.
Mrs. Joslyn and daughter, of Ry
an, are commencement week visitors!
F. D. Joseph, of Des Moines, is
to speak here next week June 14
In the opera house upon school mat
ters and the consolidated school
The promotion exercises of the
primary department were held in
the Presbyterian church last Mon
day evening and as usual there was
a crowded house. The department,
is under the direction of. Mrs. Ear
hart, who has for so many years
made such a success of her work
Some of her present pupils are child
ren of parents, who years ago were
also her pupils. There were seven
teen of the little people: Vera Mil
roy, Margaret Visey, Helen Willis.
Florence Bryan, Dorothy Cramer,
Dorothy Martin, Darliene Payne, Lu
clle Bort. Victor Main, Donald Mc
Alllster. Henry Dunkel, Howard FlanS
•gato. -.Dale Wheeleaa, JSdward Mason},.
Delbert Harper, Berkeley Smith, Bry
an Bartlett. Their class yell was:
"first Step toward college,- good bye,
baby room." Their motto, was, "keep
going never stand still." A May
fing was had In which Vera Milroy
was crowned queen Of May. The
boys exceed the girls in. number, at
present, but when thegraduation exr
ercises of the blgtt. school tak^s
plaee. the girls will probably exceed
the boys in number. Do the boys
lick* the perseverance or are they
Indifferent to the advantages of
T. M. Brock left during the week
for. Ryesate, Montana, where he' has
A claim, and where he will spend
the summer working said claim.
Mrs. M. E. Dlttmer went to Man
chester, Wednesday, to attend the
commencement exercism of the -M,
H. S., her son, Edgar, being a mem
ber of. the graduating clasB.
Thursday and Friday evenings to
be present at the exercises. Edgar
has gone to Western Iowa, where
he will work during the summer,
expecting to enter college in the
fall. He will study electrical. engin
W. S. Adams is spending a few
days with Henry Wordehoff on his
farm near Cassville, Wisconsin.
The members of the Zion Bp worth
League spent the day, Saturday, at
Plum Creek. They went by autos
and had a most enjoyable trip
Miss Elsl« Herman has returned
from visiting relatives at Dubuque.
Mrs. J. H. Bucknam was a recent
guest of her sister, Mrs. G. H.
Walker, and other relatives here.
Mrs. Campbell and two children of
Sioux City are guests of relatives
here. She is a sister of Mrs. Jas.
Bushi and Mrs. J. L. Prentice, and
was formerly Miss'Naomi Riegal..
Miss Emily Ridenour has as her
guest for a few days, her sister,
Mrs. George White, of Garber.
Dr. Schirmer, of Davenport, was
a guest during a part of the week
of her brother, W. H. Eppens and
E. DIttm'er and son, Ted, drove over Ridenour was held in a community
Mrs. J. B. Schweltert and Miss
Grace Schweltert were at McGregor
the past week visiting at the Erbe
home and attending the commence
Miss Gusta Craig has come liome
for the summer vacation, her school
at Volga having closed. She is to
teach there again next' year. Mr.
and Mrs. L. A. Kocher are spending
a few days in the camp over on the
island. No doubt, they will find, the
new cottage very comfortable quar
Mrs. C. W. Coon entertained her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Toom
er of Dyersvllle, the first of the
S. G. Walker, Glenn Raymond,
Mrs. G. H. Walker. Mrs. Oscar
Dodge and Miss Mary May were au
to passengers to Dubuque, Friday.
Mrs. John Holscher was hostess
to the Zion Missionary society Thurs:
day afternoon. There was a quite a
delegation of members and- visitors
M. J. Culligan was looking about
among Colesburg friends the latter
part of the week.
Rev. George Weesel, of Redfield,
South Dakota, and Mrs. Clara Klamp,
of Burt, Iowa, were here to attend
the wedding of their sister. Miss
Rose W«»9sel, and Arthur Irmscher.
Richard McCoy.Ridenour was born,
in Bedford county, Pennsylvania, De
cember 20th, ,1847. He came with
his parents to Iowa In 1854, and
lived on a farm In Clayton coun-
ty until, a year "When he and
his wife became residents..of Coles
burg. He was educated In the pub
lic schools and at Leander Clark
college, at Toledo, Iowa. In Septem
ber/ 1879, he was united, in marriage
With Miss E. Davis. One son bless
ed their home, Richard Eli. !Th£
death of Mr. Ridenour wasvery
sudden, on the afternoon of ..June
1st, and was a great shock to his
invalid wife and other relatives.
Mrs. Ridenour t^as been In poor
health for about twenty years and
for the past eleven years has been
an almost helpless Invalid. The husr
band devoted his life to her care,
ministering faithfully to her every
need. To her,'the loss-is an irrepar
able one. She has been removed to
the' home of her' son In the country,
where she will be tenderly cared
for. Mr. Ridenour was a consistent
Christian, a member of the U. B.
church.i He Was also a member of
Colony l^odge, I. O. O. F. and the
services ait the grave In Brown cem
etery Were conducted by that order.
The-funeral services were held at
the M. E. church on Friday, con
ducted by Rev C. A. Baldwin and
Rev. O. .J Felter. There was a
the love and respect In which Mr.
where he had lived, practically all-of
his life To all whom the death of
ttiis good man brings a pang of sor
row, onr? sympathies
1 cents, in the Kellogg
1U WAXTITE package,
which keeps the fresh, good
flavor in—and all other flavors
Mrs. -Wil"am Wieckershelm of
Glrard, was with relatives here for
a short time last week. She was
accompanied by her children, Ruth
The Chautauqua- platforml man
ager arrived Saturday to get things,
in readiness for the programs be
ginning June 9th.
The Twentieth Century Review
club entertained their husbands and
friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Bush, Tuesday evening, June
1st. A six-o'clock luncheon was ser
ved, followed by music and a so
A. E. Irmscher and Miss Rose Wes
sel were united in marriage at the
Wessel home Wednesday evening,
June 2d, Rev. George Wessell, of
Redfield, S. D., officiating, in the
presence of the ctose relatives of
the bride and groom. After spend
ing a few days In camp, on the
Island, Mr. and Mrs. Irmscher will
go to housekeeping on the Irmsch
er farm west of town. They have
the best wishes of many friends for
a long arid happy life.
A. Tuttoh and family of Greeley
were guests in tow* Sunday.
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RESOLU
TION OF NECESSITY.
Notice is hereby given that at a
meeting of the City Council of the
City of Manchester. Iowa, held on
the 17th day of May, 1916, thefe was
introduced the resolution hereinafter
set forth, which said resolution will
be considered for passage and adop
tion by the City Council at a meet
ing to be held in the Council Cham
bers on the 28th day of June 1915,
at 8 o'clock P. M. at which time
the owners of property subject to
assessment for the cost of said
street Improvement contemplated in
said resolution, may appear and
make objections If any they have
to the contemplated improvement
and the passage of said proposed
resolution, which resolution is as fol
RESOLUTION OF NECESSITY.
Be It Resolved by the City Council
of the City of Manchester, Iowa,
.That It Is deemed advisable and
necessary to make Improvement up
on the following streets and parts
of streets to-wit: Brewer Street
from the south line of Union Street
south to the north line of Main
Street Wayne Street from the
south line of Union Street south to
the north line ot the Illinois Central
Your appetite^ will sit up and beg
sight of KRUMBLES.
The KRUMBLES method brings
out all the delicious, natural flavor and
sweetness that have been hiding in
wheat for all these thousands of years.
Take a saucer of KRUMBLES! Pour in the cream
or milk. Taste it before you add sugar.
Find out how sweet and delicious wheat can be
when prepared in this new and better way.
R. R. Right of Way Reynolds Street
from the south line of Fayette
Street south to the north line of
Main Street Iowa Street from the
south line of Union street south- to
the north line of Main Street West
Main Street from the west line of
Franklin Street west to' the Maquo
keta River, by curbing and guttering
said parts of streets on each side
thereto with Portland cement- curb
and gutter, also the Alley running
east and west from Franklin Street
to Madison Street between' Main,
and Fayette Streets in the City Of
others make you pay cash.
Mahchester.- Iowa,' by^ pavihg the
same, said pavement shall be con
structed of Portland cement' con
crete, all-of said'improvements to be
constructed In accordance with plans
and specifications furnlshed by the
City Engineer and approved by the
City Council of the City of Man
ilthe expense and costs o( making
said Improvement shall be'assessed
against abutting- and other property,
as provided' by the. laws -of the
State of Iowa' pertaining thereto, eX
cept that any deficiency where the
Don*t fail to see me before you buy any
Wagons or Buggies
As I can give you almost any kind of a trade you are
looking for, from cash down to a proposition of half this
fall and one half next fall. Just think of it, wagons and
buggies sold on twelve to eighteen months' time, when
Write me at Manchester, or
CObPER WAGON & BUGGY CO., Dubuque,
and I will arrange to call an you at once,
buggies on display at Novelty Barn.
W. J. SMITH,
Look for this Signature—
special assessment "which may be
levied against any: lot' or parcel of
land shall be insufficient to pay. the
cost of said improvement shall be
paid' from the City Improvements
-And the- Contractor who shall
make said improvement shall guar
antee that the same: will endure.,
without need of repair- for two (2)
years from the date of its acceptance
by the City.
Dated this 17th day of May, 1915.
20-4wks: T. WILSON.