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C. E. BECK,
DEALER IN
WALL PAPER.
Prices from 4c upward. Estimates
given on Paper Hanging, Painting
and Graining.
RESIDENCE 103 WEST NEVADA ST.
OLD PHONE 27*.
F. A. GILLETTE,
Dray and Expressman.
PIANO MOVING7'
A SPECIALTY.
DR. B. F. KIERULFF,
EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT
104 East Main Street.
CUT FLOWERS.
Ten Large Greenhouses
fioners. Work for funerals, •weddings,
parties, and in fact furnish flowers for
every occasion, from the cradle to the
grave. Orders received by mail, teleplion.
or telegraph, clay or nlglit.
W. L. MORRIS,
FLORIST,
Des Moines, Iowa
Her Face
Her Fortune
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camera and the teenred a po*
ution with a dime museum:
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that way. If yon haven't been
successful let us show you how.
Fisher Governor Co.,
201 SOUTH FIRST AVENUE,
MAR8HALLTOWN OWA.
Canned Soups,
Meat Sauces,
Salad Dressings,
Fancy
Groceries.
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ANDREWS,
WE8T MAIN.
And all kinds of
SOFT DRINKS
.'Af-Atf -. X/M S *f.
Mine Troubles Beginning: to Affect
the 8npply and Pries of
CoaL
Lump Coal Already Advanced at
Fort Dodge—Bold Theft at
Parkenburg.
Clever Capture of the Men Who
Attempted to Rob the
Depot.
Special to Times-Republican.
Fort Dodge* Sept. 21.—A strike which
promises to be a bitter struggle between
the owners of the coal mines at Lehigh
and the miners Is now on at Lehigh.
The conditions of the town of Lehigh,
a coal mining town eighteen miles
southeast of this city, are those of a
regular Sunday and has been so for the
past two weeks. Fortunately the com
pany had on hand a sufllcient amount of
coal to supply its engines for some time,
but this supply is now about exhausted
and coal from outside mines will have
to be purchased, a thing the company
has never had to do since the mines
were opened by them. The Corey mine
was used to supply fuel for their brick
yard,
"which is an extensive plant. They
are completely out of red pressed brick
and no coal in the town with which to
burn more. They have had to cancel a
number of orders for brick on account
of the strike.
The cause of the strike is a difference
of wages, the miners demanding the
district price per ton. which is 90 cents,
and $1.84 per day for day men. At pres
ent they are receiving 75 cents per ton
and $1.78 per day for day men.
The price of £oal is being advanced
here on account of the scarcity of the
supply.
THIEVES AT PARKERSBURG.
Detectives Apprehend the Parties
Who Broke Into Illinois Central
Depot.
Special to Times-Republican.
Devoted to cut flowers and nlants. We
•re the largest growers in the city and
always have a lareo supply of season able and it is generally thought that all or
for funerals,
Parkersburg, Sept. 21.—This town has
been infested of late by sneak thieves
most of the burglaries have been com
mitted by home talent. A short time
ago an attempt was made to rob the
Illinois Central safe by pounding the
door and lock all to pieces, so the safe
had to be shipped to Chicago before it
could be opened. The company at once
put a detective on the trail and last
night he got Wallace Codner, more
commonly known as "Blackie," to con
fess the whole affair, after having him
in the sweat-box for a short time. He
was promised leniency if he would give
the names of the other parties impli
cated. Charles Van Housen, a distant
relative, of "Blackie's," was mentioned
as one of the parties and was immedi
ately arrested, he being employed at the
present time in Conn's livery barn. And
a man by the name of Whitlock is sup
posed to be the other man. He left
town a few days ago, overland, headed
lor Des Moines. His occupation has
been "no work" and passes for a fourth
class horse trader. Codner has a broth
er serving a nine months' sentence in
the county jail now for burglary. No
doubt Whitlock will be captured in a
short time, and most likely all three
will get a term In the penitentiary.
Tuesday night Ed Scherllng's and Dr.
Kaufman's houses were broken into and
a small amount of money taken at
Scherllng's, but the thieves were fright
ened away at Kaufman's before they
had gotten any plunder.
The town is in hopes that it can rid
itself of the balance of these cowardly
sneak thieves.
SAD DEATH AT IOWA FALLS.
Mrs. Charles Wright, Formerly Miss
Minnie Burke, Dies From an Oper
ation.
Special to Times-Republican.
Iowa Falls, Sept. 21.—Mrs. Charles B.
Wright, of Oak Park. 111., died at the
home of Dr. W. P. Burke In this city
yesterday. The death Is an unusually
sad one and, coming so suddenly. It Is
a shock to the many friends of this
lady. She came here to visit her parents
and brother ad while here submitted to
an,operation, from the effects of which
she never rallied, and died within a
week after it was performed. Mrs.
Wright was formerly Miss Minnie
Burke of this city and was the only
daughter of M. J. Burke and wife, who
live in Ellis township. She was 28 years
old and leaves two small children. The
interment will take place in Union cem
etery in this city tomorrow forenoon at
10 o'clock.
THE GRINNELL NEWS.
Blsr Sale of Cattle and Horses—A
Small Fire—Dr. Harris l'artlully
l'aralyzcd.
Special to Times-Bepublican.
Grinnell, Sept. 21.—Cessna and Wilson
sold a car of horses and 135 or 140 cattle
at the stock yards yesterday. The stock
was from Montana and Wyoming. The
horses averaged $30 per head. The cat
tle brought from $37.30 to $44.90 per
head. The cattle were young and desir
able stock, but the farmers did not ap
pear very eager to buy. Various reas
ons were assigned, short pastures,
scanty water supply and fear of hog
cholera were most prominent. Some
sample sales were J. Lowery, Oilman,
19 head at $43.25. M. Robblns, IS head,
$41.60 23 head at $47.30. Dwlght Welch
bought 19 head for which he paid $41.50.
Julius Gross, 20 head at $37.90. One
sale of 16 head sold at $36.25.
Workmen are painting and papering
the city hall. The paint used Is a bright
beautiful red. A councilman is reported
to have said that red was the most
appropriate color for the city senate
chamber.
J. F. Porter bought a team of matched
greys at the sale yesterday. They were
a good appearing pair of five-year-old
animals and brought $41 each.
About 5:30 last evening the siren at
the water works announced a fire which
proved to be at Rev. T. O. Douglas* in
Bast street, first ward. The fire was
extinguished with little damage, having
been confined to the kitchen.
Dr. E. H. Harris received a slight at
tack of paralysis affecting his speech
from which he is recovering and will
soon be in usual health. His speech Is
not yet entirely normal.
Married at the residence of Joe M,
Morris fast- evening, Frank E. Wood
and Miss Nellie M. Morris, daughter of
Joe M. Morris. The groom Is employed
In the carriage works. The ceremony
WM conducted by Rev. G. B. Morphy.
Breakfast wall served for the the first
time this morning in the New Monroe
hotel.
The Iowa Central people are putting
In new steel in the yards at the freight
depot. They have torn down the tool
house of the car repairer and will put
In a spur track parallel to the one al
ready in use to facilitate unloading
coal, lumber and other heavy freight.
The firemen had the misfortune to
burst three sections of hose yesterday
at the Douglas fire. The hose is old and
will not stand much pressure.
Montezuma.
Special to Times-Republican.
Montezuma, Sept. 21.—The first frost
of the season, so far as we could see,
accurred- yesterday morning and ap
pears to have done no harm. The farm
ers go right on buying corn harvesters
and cutting their corn as If nothing
had happened. One firm here has sold
eleven corn harvesters up to date, and
is hustlltlg to sell more.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wiltse re
turned from their Dubuque visit last
night.
There Is no apparent let-up in our
building boom yet. The only reason
new buildings do not go up faster is the
scarcity of men do the work.
The campmeetings at Bethel grove,
six miles south of this place, closed on
Sunday night, after a ten days' series
of meetings, which were well attended,
notwithstanding the unfavorable
weather, which was very warm and
dry at first and changed to cold and
showery Saturday and Sunday.
E. V. Harper, It. A. Mortlond, Willis
Davis and E. R. Stilson drove to Brook
lyn Saturday evening to visit the Odd
Fellows lodge there. They report a very
pleasant time.
H. Preston, of Grinnell, a McCormick
harvester general agent, stepped on a
board that was holding a ten-penny
wire nail here a few days ago. The nail
entered his foot nearly an inch. He now
wears a cane and a frown when walk
ing.
Mr. A. Zirbel, a farmer living five
miles northeast of town, narrowly es
caped a serious injury last Friday. He
was hauling home a load of lumber and
in going down a steep hill tied his lines
around his shoulders in order to give
more attention to the lock, the lever of
which broke under his weight, throwing
him to the ground, where he was
dragged some distance before the team
could stop the wagon. He is somewhat
disfigured, but able to be about.
Death ot Victor.
Special to Times-Republican.
Victor, Sept. 21. Margaret,
4-year-old
the
daughter of Mr. and Mr?.
Frank Genzley, died Saturday at 9:30
p. m., after an illnes of only a few days.
The funeral took place Monday at 10:30
a. m. at the^home, Rev. Zimmerman of
ficiating.
Mrs. Mary Randolph, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. McNeeley, of this place, died
at her home near Costza Monday morn
ing. Mrs. Randolph died of a cancer,
which had been growing for some eight
or ten months.
Mr. H. C. Phelps sold his property on
Fourth street to Mr. Noah Given, who
will occupy it in the spring.
Mr. T. B. Kayser, of North Dakota,
has moved his family and household
goods here and expects to make this
his future home. Mr. Kayser was for
merly a station agent there.
A great many of our citizens are tak
ing in the fair at Marengo today.
An Kldora Wedding.
Special to Times-Republican.
Eldora, Sept. 21.—The culmination of
several years' happy courtship occurred
yesterday when Mr. Samuel H. Rath
bone, of Red Oak, and Miss Maud
Robb. of this city, were united in mar
riage. The ceremony took place at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. B. D. Robb, at noon in the pres
ence of the immediate relatives. Rev.
Sonner, of the Baptist church, officiat
ed. The young couple left on the after
noon train for Red Oak, their future
home.
E. R. Seaton, of Hubbard, was in the
city yesterday transacting business.
Mr. Seaton expects to move to this city
about the first of the year and engage
in the practice of law. Mr. Seaton ex
pects to be a candidate for county at
torney before the republican primaries
next spring.
Acetylene Gas Kxplosion.
Special to Times-Republican.
Charter Ooak, Sept. 21.—An acetylene
gas explosion at this place last night
quite severely burned E. P. Andrews
and Ed Sehelm, the owners of the plant.
It was caused by an attempt of the in
jured parties to examine the generator
by the aid of a lighted match. No oth
er damage was done, though some of
the adjoining buildings were quite bad
ly shaken.
J. G. Shumaker, formerly cashier of
the First National Bank of this place,
removed with his family today to take
up their residence In Sioux City. The
members of the M. E. Sunday school,
for which Mr. Shumaker has been su
perintendent for eleven years, met last
week and presented him with a fine
rocking chair as an evidence of their
esteem.
Theater Company Strunded.
Special to Times-Republican.
Iowa Falls, Sept. 21.—Hoober &
Sweet's Lyceum Theater Company
went to pieces here. The company came
here the first of the week from Eldora,
where they played fair week, for a
three nights' engagement. The officials
of the C. I. & D. stood for the transpor
tation until the first night's box receipts
should realize the amount of the trans
portation bill. This fell short and at
tachments then began to come thick
and fast. The mortgagee came on and
paid the bills and foreclosed, leaving
the company stranded and in sorry
straits. They were a tent show and put
on a rural play, which was advertised
by a hayseed band.
Faulk Indicted.
Waterloo, Sept. 21.—The grand jury
reutrned two Indictments against Lor
enzo Foulk, of LaPorte City, who has
been in the county Jail for some time on
charge of attempting to burn the city
jail at LaPorte while he was a prisoner
therein. One of the Indictments against
him Is for malicious Injury and destruc
tion of property, and the other "with
setting fire with Intent to burn a build
ing."
Sewer for Iowa Falls.
Special to Times-Republican.
Iowa Falls, Sept. 21.—A system of
sewerage Is to be the next improvement
of this city, and at the coming meeting
of the city council several blocks of
sewer will probably be ordered in the
business part of the city. The plan is
to start at the Woods House and run to
the river on Main street, then another
will be placed on Washington avenue
from Main to Freemont street, thence
down that street to the river, The pro
ject is a popular one and ineets the ap
proval oC most of the property owners.
Noted Confederate General Addresses
the Union Veteran's Union at
Iowa City.
Thinks Recent War Was a Blessing,
Beuniting tbe North and
South.
Given Ovation by the University
Students—The Regiments Elect
New Officers.
Iowa City, Sept. 21.—The Twenty
eighth Iowa held a camp lire Tuesday
evening and the armory was crowded
by the old soldiers and their friends.
Capt. Phillips, of Montezuma, presided.
The address of welcome was delivered
by Judge M. J. Wade, who advised the
old soldier and the American people to
stand by "Old Glory to remember the
boys in the Philippines, and to not for
get that these boys are American sol
diers who are performing their duties as
was done by the soldiers of the civil
war. (Applause.) Judge L. C. Bianch
ard, of Oskaloosa, responded with a
pleasing speech and was loudly cheered.
The Shenandoah campaign was thrill
ingly described by Chaplain J. S. Sim
mons, of Oskalbosa Col. John Meyers,
of Newton, and Col. B. Wilson, of Chel
sea.
The camp fire of the Twenty-fourth
was held Wednesday afternoon, the
chief addres being delivered by Gen.
Stephen D. Lee, who spoke In part as
follows:
"From my home, .a thousand miles
away, your courteous and cordial invi
tation has brought me to share in the
gladness of this reunion, where we can
fight our battles over again in a way
very much more agreeable than we did
over thirty-three years ago. Since
reaching Iowa City, I have been made
to know what an Iowa welcome means.
The fame of this cultivated community
and splendid seat of learning had
reached me before, but I have now
learned more of the warm hearts and
generous hospitality to be found in your
midst. Above all, you have given me a
soldier's welcome. Sometimes I think
that the men who were first in the
charge were also the first in the forgiv
ing afterwards. Brave men learn to
honor courage and principle, even in
their enemies, and when the battle is
over are as quick to bind up the wounds
as they were to make them. We old fel
lows with the gray hairs are not going
to let the sun of life go down on our
wrath. If there is anything in your
hearts, my countrymen, a shred of bit
terness towards your brethren of the
south, a feeling of wrong which still lin
gers, a loss whose sorrow the merciful
years have never healed. I implore you
let them not go down with you to the
grave, but here and now let them be lost
in our country's reconciliation 'In the
deep bosom of the ocean buried.'
Wednesday omrning'the Iowa brigade
escorted Gen. Lee to the
campus, where 3,000 students, citizens
and old soldiers greeted the veteran,
who was introduced by President Mac
Lean, who said the university was
really born in the civil war, was devoted
to patriotism and that his first official
of the old capitol every (lay of the year.
Dr. MacLean presented Gen. Lee. as
president for over fifteen years of the
Mississippi State Agricultural College,
with the "freedom of the university."
"The true soldier." said President Mac
Lean, "must have the virtues of the
true scholar, and the true scholar must
have the virtues of the true soldier.
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The following officers were named by
the Twenty-fourth: President. Col.
Leander Clark. Toledo vice president,
Capt. W. T. Rigby, Mt. Vernon secre
tary, Capt. C. L. Longley, Vicksburg:
treasurer, Lieut. "W. H. Smouse, Cedar
Rapids executive committee, abftve of
ficers,
ex-ofllclo,
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James Oxley, George
W. Harbin and Capt. A. N. Loomis.
The Twenty-eighth passed a resolu
tion asking congress to give F. M.
Loomis. of the Eighteenth Indiana, a
medal for gallant conduct in the field of
battle at Clear Creek. The officers of
last year being named for two years'
service, will hold over. They are: Pres
ident, Capt. George Phillips, Montezu
ma secretary. A. M. Talbot, Brooklyn.
The Twenty-secand Iowa held their
camp fire last night, J. W. Lee, of this
city, presiding.
Pushing the Bridge Work
Special to Times-Republican.
Sioux Rapids. Sept. 21.—Work on the
concrete piers for the new river bridge
on the M. & St. L. is being pushed this
week. A large force of men is expected
today from St. Louis to push the pile
work.
The body of A. D. Nelson, killed last
week by an accident at one of the pile
drivers, being unreclaimed, was buried
in the local cemetery.
"Beat on the market for coughs and
colds and all brondhlal troubles for
croup It has no equal." writes Henry R.
Whltford, South Canaan, Conn., of One
Minute Cough Cure. For sale by F. B.
Wiley, postoffice druggist, and G. P.
Powers.
September 21,
FLYING MACHINE A FAKE.
lowam Badly Fooled at Washington
Wednesday.
Washington, Sept. 21.—W. F. Brinton,
of this city, has been working on the
construction of an airship for about two
years, and Sept. 20 had been advertised
as the day upon which the test was to
be made. Excursions were run on all
railroads, and about 10,000 people were
here yesterday to see the trial. Mr.
Brinton did not so much as make an at
tempt to fly. He had a balloon on the
ground, but he was unable to inflate it,
hence the attempt at flying was aban
doned, and the people, deciding they
had been humbugged, went home laugh
ing at their own credulity.
Dcatli of G. .1. Hurlbutt.
Special to Times-Republican.
Conrad, Sept. 21.—Mr. G. J. Hurlbutt,
an old settler of Marshall county, died
at his residence here Tuesday. He set
tled In Vienna township in 1866 and was
the Holland Land Company's agent at!
Holland at the time of the birth of that
town. It was through his efforts, asso
elated with those of J. W. Conrad, of
this place, and George Humlong, of
Marshalltown, that this town has an ex
istence, and had many difficulties to
overcome In order to secure a station at
the time of the building of the North
western railroad here. He leaves a wife
and three children—R. B. Hurlbutt, of
Galesburg, III. G. C. Hurlbutt, lumber
merchant here, and Aimira Hurlbutt,
the only daughter.
Funeral services will be held Friday
afternoon. The remains will be sent
east.
NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES
LISCOMB.
Sept. 21.—Mrs. J. D. Parker left Tues
day for a visit with her sister in
Mitchell, S. D.
Mr. Lahman has recovered from the
injuries received by falling from an
apple tree and is able to be out again.
The Reformed church has purchased
the Willits property, now occupied by
Dr. Mershon, and will repair it and use
it as a parsonage.
Mrs. Joe Ralls and son Earl are visit
ing friends in Parker, S. D.
The W. C. T. U. will give a silver
medal contest in the Christian church
next Saturday night. There will be six
contestants.
Miss Belle Scott called on Albion
friends Monday afternoon.
School began Monday with a very
large attendance. The teachers for this
year are George Biersborn, principal
Miss Canfiekl, of Marshalltown, assist
ant principal: Miss Reed, of State Cen
ter, intermediate Miss Church, pri
mary. The school rooms have been
kalsomined and two new furnaces put
Leah Smith is quite sick with an ab
cess on her knee.
Miss Anna Templeton is assisting J.
B. Sweet in the postoflice.
Professor W. O. Reed was seen on
our streets last Sunday.
Mr. Romer, of Rockwell, visited at
the H. B. Meyer home several days last
week.
Rev. Reade and D. G. Bauman were
university in Marshalltown on business Tuesday
afternoon.
Sherm Boyd was up from Toledo and
spent Sunday at home.
ST. ANTHONY.
Sept. 21.—-Mr. John Mooney, of this
order as president of tho university was started Monday for Washington)
that old glory should fly from the staff territory and Oregon, where he will visit]
relatives.
Mrs. John Van Meter is on the sick
list.
Mrs. Burr Blackburn, of demons, vis
ited in town Saturday with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. W. 11. Atkinson.
Mr. H. F. Blackburn visited in Mar
shalltown over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Atkinson visited
Gen. Lee had both." The general grate-! near Bangor Friday with the latter's
fully accepted the offerings of the low-! brother. Mr. William McLain, who is on
ans to a southern stranger, spoke of the the sick list.
great responsibilities resting upon the! *Miss Pauline LaPlant. who has been
youth of the state and traced the devel- visiting in Nebraska for a few months,
opment of our country from its birth to returned home Friday morning, accom
the present dav, stating that hereafter panied by her aunt. Mrs. Ward,
the north and south together would Rev. Stephenson, of Zearing, preached
solve all questions of state. He also 'n the Christian church at this place
id: Sunday morning and evening.
I am almost ready to thank God for! Master Lester Burkhart, of Zearing,
the Spanish-American war, which gave visited in town Friday at the home of
vour great president and mine. Presi-|Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Farber.
dent MoKinley, the chance to select as Mr. -Mack Dakin, of State Center, was
the leaders of the soldiers commanders in town Saturday.
from the south as well as the north and
truly the southern officers, where they
have been given an opportunity, have
done their duty well. My coming today
has a peculiar significance. It makes a
new era in the history of our republic.
It tells of reconciliation of two great
parts of a common country, the real re
union of the blue and the gray, the ob
literation of all sectional lines."
The Twenty-second Iowa elected the
following officers: President, J. Walter
Lee, Iowa City first vice president,
Lieut. W. IT. Needham. Sigourney: sec
ond vice president, Capt. A. B. Cree,
Iowa City third vice president, L. M.
Goodley, Ottumwa fourth vice presi
dent, R. Shuey. Cedar Rapids fifth vice
president, A. H. Brown, Lone Tree: sec
retary, J. C. Switzer, Iowa City assist
ant secretary. J. W. Bowen, Iowa City
treasurer, S. C. Jones, Iowa City. Iowa
City was decided upon as the next place
of meeting.
Miss Clara Corcoran visited in Brom
ley several days last week with her sis
ter, Mrs. Wilbur Tight.
SOUTHEAST VIENNA.
Sept. 21.—The two daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. Daniel Ertel. Jr., are very ill
with typhoid malaria fever.
Miss Emma Yetley spent the Sabbath
at home. Her cousin Jud accompanied
her.
Work has begun on the foundation of
the hall to be added to the chapel. A
meeting was held last Sunday and
enough funds pledged to make the nec
essary repairs. When finished it will be
considerable larger and a neat and com
fortable place of worship.
Mrs. Hall has returned from Garwin,
where she has been visiting her daugh
ter.
Mr. Chapman has purchased Robert
Holt's residence property in Green
Mountain and will live there. Mr. Holt
will go to California for his health.
Miss Benson, from near Gladbrook,
spent the Sabbath with her sister, Mrs.
Ned Dann.
The Green Mountain ball club crossed
bats with the Gladbrook team Satur
day. The score stood 20 to 2 in favor of
Gladbrook.
Miss Mabel Millholland was agreeably
surprised by her schoolmates gathering
at her home last Tuesday night. A very
pleasant evening was spent.-
VIENNA CENTER.
Sept. 21.—Mrs. Laura Randall, of
Brandon, Wis., who has been visiting
relatives here the past month,: returned
to her home this week.
Mrs. Diehl was surprised by a num
ber of her friends Saturday evening, it
being the anniversary of her birth.
Mr. Jacob Keefer sold his eighty-acre
farm, lying west of the No. 4 road, to
Elias Evans, who In turn sold it to
Chris Kurtz.
Elmer and Eugene Hefner and John
Hoy have returned from Dakota, where
they purchased 1,600 acres of land. The
Hefners will not move until spring. Hoy
will probably go out this fall with cat
tle.
Mrs. Dan Russell had another relapse
last week, but Is recovering at present.
Ralph and Willard St. Clair, who have
been visiting in West Liberty the uast
two weeks, returned Sunday evening.
A. H. Hill has bought land In Dakota
and will remove his belongings this fall.
Charles Keefer has bought a half In
terest In the Arm of Cakerice & Son in
Conrad.
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'OME duties to many women seem more important fhaa
health.
No matter how ill they feel, they drag themselves
through the daily tasks and pile tip trouble.
This is heroic but a penalty has to be
paid.
A woman in New Matamoras, Ohio,
MRS. ISABELL BRADFIELD, tells in the
following letter how she fought with
disease of the feminine organs until
finally forced to take to her bed. She
says:
DEAR MRS. PINKIIAM—I feel it my duty to write to you to
tell you that I have taken Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound and think there is no medicine in the world like it.
suffered for nine years, and sometimes for twelve weeks at a
time I could not stand on my feet. I had female troubles of
all kinds backache, and headache all the time.
advice is "promptly given without charge. W
The present Mrs. Pinkham's experience in treating female
ills is unparalleled for years she worked side by side with
Mrs. Lydia E. Pinkham, and for sometime past has had sola
charge of the correspondence department of her great busi
ness, advising and helping by letter as many as a hundred,
thousand ailing women during a single year.
BRIDGES,
BOILERS,
STRUCTURAL IRON AND STEEL.
STANDARD SIZES
BEAMS,
CHANNELS
-V v'v/' ,v.VV .• 7-^
AND
ANGLES
Correspondence Cheerfully Answered.
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 k."®-
OUR HARD COAL
mime w#im m'Ui Mi
WOMAN'S
DEVOTION
TO HOME
Seven different doctors treated me. Some said
I would have to go to the hospital and
have an operation performed. But oh!
how thankful I am that I did not, that
I
I tried your Vegetable Com*
pound instead. I cannot say
too much in its praise, nor
thank you enough for what it
has done for me. I want you
to publish this in all the papers
for the good of other
sufferers."
The wives and
mothers of America
are given to over
work. Let them be'
wise in time and at
the first indication
of female trouble
write to Mrs. Pink*
ham at Lynn, Mass.,
forheradvice. This
IN STOCK.
A. E. SH0RTHILL CO..
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA.
iaagHSssitftiiaii s:g. tixrr "imr,inUUMIHIflM
WE ARE DOING THE BEST LAUNDRY
WORK IN THE CITY. THE WORK
SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.
The Peerless Laundry
24 WEST CHURCH STREET.
OLD PHONE 22. NEW PHONE 111
22.
We arc receiving some of the best dry all hard
wood ever brought to the citv.
Is arriving (slowly) and can make our deliveries
of elegant fresh mined coal, but from present in
dications hard coal will be very slow in coming,
and the prudent man will not take chances by
deferring his purchase.
Gregory-Brown Coal Co.
«~'t
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ARE YOU HUNTHNG
a
durability and heating powers in your
warming stove this fall? If so call at
Abbott's hardware and they can show
you the largast and best assorted line of
heaters ever displayed in Marshalltown.
We adhere strictly to one line of goods,
Our line is all Stewart cooks and heat
ers. We are car load buyers, hence out
prices are right. The Stewart Cooks,
ranges and heaters have been before tfce
people for a century, and in all improve­
ments durtng that time have led the procession.
Call and examine our fine display and the prices we have placed on ttiffm.
ABBOTT & SON:
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