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foamy BLOOMING PR A TRIE The annual meeting of the Lutheran church Will be held Jan. ll. Ward Hurlbert, a traveling man, is visiting his mother, Mrs. John Steen. Melvin Solberg was home from the Lutheran college at Decorah for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Boy Smith are visiting friendB at Menominee, Wis. Miss Doija Clarfc, stenographer at the Campbell mill, spent put of last week at her home in Brownsdale. Mfs. Margaret Beckedahl, aged 83, died Wednesday of old age. Funeral was held Saturday. Miss Florence Guthrie returned Mon day to her studies at the state univer sity. LYLE CENTEB Our school commenced Monday after a week's vacation. a load from this neighborhood at tended a dance at Bert Hart's Friday night. Miss Harm, a college chum of Evelyn Pace, came home with her Friday and stayed over Sunday. Arthur Elmer spent Sunday at Aus tin. Mr. and Mrs. Will Pace entertained a few relatives Saturday. Their wed ding anniversary. Mabel and Nellie Hotson are spend ing their vacation with their brother, Eay, and other relatives in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. George Aultfather en tertained a few friends and relatives at aNew Year's dinner. Mrs. Vest and family and Mr. and \Mre. Adam Duerst and children, spent 'New Years day at their brother, 'Charlie's. A'company of friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Pace Saturday night to watch the Old Year and the New Year in and also to Bert celebrate his birthday. All good time. PARKER'S COST OR VALUE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. We must do this as quickly as possible. It will be useless to quote prices, as everything will be slashed and a price list would not do justice to the values you can see by merely calling. HAIR BALSAM and tanUfiH the lub ltnaaiu& growth, Fails to E«atfiw Gray to its Youthful Oo'" ncalp dSsMtea* hur ial Everybody come and buy liberally to remember the way you always saved at LANSING Mrs. Lizzie Lyons who has been with friends in Minneapolis for several months past returned home last weeK. Mrs. Emma Smith of Minneapolis ac companied her. Our village school began Monday af ter one week of vacation. I Mr. Hoffman spent his vacation in the twin cities. Joe Jienish spent Sunday in Bloom ing Prairie the guest of his brother. Mr. and Mrs. Salzgaber returned from Boscobel, Wis. Friday. Florence Pierce of Austin spent Sun day afternoon with E, H. Wells family. Hazel Beatty of Blooming Prairie visited relatives here a few days last week. Found Saturday morning a ladyes belt. Owner receive the same by call ing at the Lansing post office and proving property. The Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. J. J. Phillips Thursday afternoon. All invited. 1 1 1 &xative Uromo (Votino Cunt «CoM InOMDty, 2 Days lo&ttc ADAMS There was a pleasant family reunion at A. J,, Qualee's in Marshall during the holidays the children who are away, Miss Hilda Qualee, a teacher at Wiri dom, Miss Dora Qualee a teacher at Northfield and Mrs. Emma Mielke of DesMoines, being at home. Will Sweningsen and Marguerite Carr were down from Austin last week to visit their grandmother, Mrs. John Carr. S. Sweningsen of Austin was snowed in here last Wednesday during the big storm. No ..railroad trains here at all last Wednesday, a very unusual experience for us. Mrs. A. B# Bassett and daughter of Alden have been visiting Mrs. M. Krebsbach for a few days. Miss Kate Bertram returned from Austin Thursday evening. A daughter was born to Mrs. P. Gurvin Dec. 26. Warren Dean visited at Nojthfieid and St. Paul last week. James Dixon is expected home this week from St. Mary's hospital at Kochester where he had. a surgical operation. He was doing well at last reports. #1 '.he* if 3 0 Eveiythhi^ be hold out within CLAYTON TOWNSHIP. One of the worst snow storms of our history reached here Tuesday and blockaded all roads and stopped our mail carrier for a few days. School closed in district 117 for a week's vacation. Miss Bina Conniff who has been in Austin and Miss Margaret who is at tending school in Faribaultare at home to spend the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Jas Brown of Marna, Minn., are visiting relatives in and around herie. Miss Margaret Quinn who is teach ing at Princeton, Minn., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Quinn. Miss Anna and Charlotte Murphy are spending their vacation at their home. Miss Cassie Murphy entertained a number of her friends at her hoitne Monday evening. An oyster supper was served, after which games were enjoyed and all report a good time. Mr. and Mrs. T. Murphy and two children of Faribault are visiting the latter's parents, 'Mr. and Mrs. P. Conniff. Miss Ina Holt is visiting her cousin, Cora Danielson. Mr. Prickett and son spent Christ mas at the John Prickett home near Dexter. VABCO Mr. and Mrs. Earl Parmenter are rejoicing over the arrival of a son, born Dec. 30. E. P. SpOoner of Austin was at the farm Thursday after the storm of Tuesday to see how everything was. Mrs. Geo. Hall ^nd two children of Rose Creek visited her mother, Mrs. Bell Varco, several days last week. A number of the young folks from this place attended a dance at Bert Ha*t:s, Friday night. lEd DeRemer and wife gave aNew Year's dinner for his and heir relatives. James Parmenter passed away Sun day at. 11 o'clock^ His funeral: was Tuesday at one^'clock at the house. New Year's dinners were given by Mr. and Mrs. J. W„ Varco and Mr. and Mrs. Biley Brooks on Sunday. The wind and snow storm of Tues day did riot make very good sieighing. The snow is all in drifts and part of the road is bare. Wheir bilious try a dose of Chamber lain Stomach and Liver Tablets and realize for once how quickly a first class up-to-date medicine will correct tlje disorder. For sale by all druggists. A S THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT STOKE The Store which has been of Great Economy to Austin and Vicinity, 1 have grappled with. Austin commercial life for three and a half ears, always thinking no matter how dull business was, it would improve. But there is an inducement to le»ve the business entireiy, and go into partnership with my brother, who has one of the finest furniture lines in Northern Illinois, and who finds his business requires the addition of someone who would equally share the responsibilities of looking after a large business. This is an opportunity as amazing as it is unexpected to me. In taking it I can well afford to sacrifice some part of the present by trusting to the future. While we had good business, there still has not been enough to repay or satisfy us for the energy expended, or the hopes held in increasing where necessary to pay us to continue here* We did our very best to get permanently located here, but all efforts tailed, and now that this offer has*been made Jme, I have decided to sell the complete stock of EVERYTHING GOES Dry Goods, Cloaks, Skirts, Wrappers, Shoes, Ladies' and Gent's Furnishings and Notions. NOTHING RESERVED as we will not follow this line after selling out here. This kind of closing out means real saving of Large amounts to those who buy liberally, as this is not a special sale with a few leaders, but the entire stock is made a leader* WE MUST SELLOUT IN THIRTY DAYS in order to vacate our store at the expired time. The Chicago Department Store, Sale Opened Wednesday morning, January 4, 1905. LYLE The week of prayer is being observed here this week by the churches. Ser vices in the Congregational church Wednesday evening and in the M. E. church Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Plane of Hope, N. D., are visiting friends here. Miss Sara Blotcky, the impersonator, at K. P. hall Thursday evening, Jan. 5 Miss Matilda Anderson spent the holiday vacation at home. Our train service was badly demora lized on Wednesday by the big snow storm. Mrs. Engebrit Anderson died at St. Joseph's hospital, St. Paul, Dec. 22, of appendicitis. The remains were brought to Six Mile Grove cemetery for inter ment. She was 49 years old. The hus band and six children are left. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Christenson spent the holidays at Rock Island and Chicago. Laura and Edna Sherman and Nora and Cora Peterson enjoyed the holiday vacation at home. DEXTEB The Dexter Dancing Club gave a dance Friday evening at the opera house. Music by the Queen City orchestra. Basket ball game here Saturday eve ning, Jan. 14, between the Stewartville and Dexter high school girl teams. Rev Jones of LeKoy holds services at the Congregational church every Sunday, morning and evening. T. L. Waffle spent the holidays with his mother in W isconsin. R. Vermilyea who has been quite ill is recovering. Mr. and Mrs. J. Palmer of LeKoy visited relatives here last week. SACDTE The union meetings commenced here last week by a band ofY. M. C. A. boys assisting tfye local pastors. The meeting will be continued. Charlie Evans is well enough to re sume his-duties once more at the de pot. Miss Pearl Neill was home from Wi nona Normal to spend the holidays. iijlmer Wilson is liere from Dakota fpr a brief visit. The following are the newly elected officers of the Odd Fellows lodge here: N. G., Albert Jallings 'V. G., Rev. T. S. Rooks sec., D. C. Sanborn treas., S. J. Sanborn. FIXTURES FOR SALE VERY E A P. We offer our Fixtures^at a tremendous sacri fice to anyone if purchased all together, and at a great discount if taken by departments. O O S A N I E S GEAHD MEADOW The stormy weather last week inter fered some with the evangelistic meet ing held by the lr. M. C. A. boys here. The storm prevented the rural mail carriers from going out on Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. John Cole of LeSueur Centre spent part of the holidays with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Higbie of Elmore came Thursday to visit- friends and relatives. Miss Clara Lybeck was home from Minneapolis for the holidays. The newly elected officers of the A. F. & A. M. here are: W. M., Geo. A. Corell S. W., Geo. A. Wrights J. W., P. T. Elliott Secretary, W. R. Peyton Treasurer, E. F. Greening. BOSE CREEK Harry Snyder was in town Saturday for the first time since his operation in Austin. Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Baker and daugh ter, Helen, returned from their visit in Wisconsin on Tuesday of this week.' There was a party at Phillip Fink's on New Year's day and all had a pleas ant time. Arch Rankins is reported to be seri ously ill with pneumonia this week. Matt Mechenick, Jr., was in Austin Saturday. Sam Fairbanks of Washington, Kan sas. was in town Friday shaking hands with his old friends for four years. Percy Ballwebber of Austin was in town Monday. Gus Jacobson was in Adams Monday on business. The cinch party Saturday night given by Mrs. Geo. Phillips and Mrs. J. Q. Hawkins in Phillip's Hall was well at tended, there being over 50 present and all had a good time. C. S. Jacobson and daughter departed for their home in Farewell, Minn., Fri day after about one week's visit at his old home here. Saved From Terrible Death. The family of Mrs. M. L. Bobbitt of Bargerton, Tenn., saw»her dying and were powerless to save her. The most skillful physicians and every remedy used failed, while consumption was slowly but surely taking her life. In this terrible hour Dr.'King's New Dis covery for Consumption turned des pair into joy. The first bottle brought immediate relief and its continued use completely cured her. It's the most certain cure in the world for all throat and lung troubles. Guaranteed Bottles 7 Trial Bottles Free at K. O. Wold's drug store. SI 4- Mr. W m. S. Crane, of California, Md., suffered for years from rheumatism and lumbago. He was finally advised to try Chamberlain's Pain Balnj, which he did and it effected a complete cure. This liniment is for sale by all drug gists. Austin Markets. Hogs. Young Fat Hogs $4 10 Packer Hogs. $3.90 to $4.00 Light Hogs '$3.75 to $4.00 Fat Pigs 100 to 140, priced accord ing to weight and quality. Cattle. Fat Batcher Cows and Heifers. -. $2.00 to I Cutters. $1.25toI Canners $1.00 to gulls, 1,000 lbs. and over. $1.50 to! Fat Steers $3.00 to! Turkeys... ...., goring Chickens. ".. Hens.......... Old Boosters per piece Docks....... Geese... OOKMOTW) Wt Batter, iie-USo oar lb. Burs. £0c-S8o per dosen. Potatoes, 20c-25c per bn. Beans, -H.50t8.00p 2.50 11.50 11.25 2.25 3.25 Veal, Sheep and Lambs. Fat Sheep Fat Lambs........ Fat Veal $2.50 to S3.00 $3.50 to $4.00 $3.50 to $4.00 Poultry. We 60 5e t8c-15o 5c AUK OAKFBIU W?Mt. $1.00 to$1.03per ba. ooaaaorao M'ftmiDa, rsa a boom. per bn VOTUi—OOSUOTBD 11 •T l, a. N MCTM Delivered. HockingValley grn CndlanaBlock At aheda. 9 5.79 5,75 Illinois coal. .... 5.35 Maple wood 9.00 Oak wood... 7,50 Softwood 6.00 Slabs sioo The Great System Renovator Restores vitality, regulates the kidneys, liver and stom ach. If Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea fails to cure get your money back. That's fair. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets SOLD BY C. A. POOLER. Wedge Nursery., Albtot Lba, Minn. CLABKNCB WBDGB, DON'T WASTE Proprietor. time and money oil foreign nursery stock, but .hold yonr orders until yon have seen our list of best haWy .fruits now in bearing within 20 miles of Mower County. WE TAN Horse and Cattle Hides and Skins of all FUR bearing animals suitable for Robes or Coats. Write for. price list, shipping tags, etc. free M, TAUBERT, Dresser & Oyer.: 622BRYANAVI.N. 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