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BUSBY BROS., Managers.' Telephone 202X—Old., SUNDAY NIGHT Feb. 17 r-?& VIC HUGO'S fir Vaudeville Moving Pictures "7-" Illustrated -V1" AND a THE BEST BILL EVER PRESENTED PRICES 10, 20 and 30 CENTS Seas on Sale Saturday al 10 a. m. MONDAY, FE.B. 18 The Everlasting' DEVIL'S AUCTION *4-*, Has delighted Young and Old, just one quarter of a Century. Superb Scenic Investiture, Novelties, Singing and Dancing. Prices, 25, 50, 75c, $1.00 Seats oil sale Saturday at 10 a. m. TUESDAY, FEB. 19 The Young Violinist Francis IMIen Prices, 50,75c, $1.00, $1.50 Seats on sale Monday at 10 a. m. BIJOU THEATRE T. NELSON DOWNS. Mgr. EXTRA ATTRACTION TONIGHT WM. FANBERG Swedish Violinist, and Others. ,} Twice Nightly—8 and 9 o'clock. Mat. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mrs. A.C. Fry, M. D, Specialist for Women tr.. Fry treats uterine and ovarian dis eases and all other pelvic ailments that cause nervousness and general de bility, •Office and Residence, 102 qnd 104 West Main Street, in Pry Block. WE ARE SHOW ING 4 EARLY SPRING NOVELTIES I* v's HOPKINS The .' Popular Tailor THE MARSHALLTOWN SANITARIUM Eye, Ear, Nose Throat Glass Fitting DR. P- R. WOOD, Proprietor Opposite Pilgrim Hotel. ROBERT DENBOW & W. M. DENBOW Pension Attorneys ALBION, IOWA. Special attention given to all claims Widows' claims a specialty. Twenty eight years.experience. Office over ii West Main. Marshalltown. Saturday*. E. NORTHUP LAWYER OVER LaShetle's Cit«r Store Marshalltown, Iowa. Simes^nbUcrat Dance at Forney's hall Saturday. Band fair Saturday night. Flnklo's. Wanted Night porter at Pilgrim llolol. Drs. Conaway, physicians and sur geons. Onions, onions, »i bushel at Mutual Ben ell t," '4 J? 4 Dr. Llerle. oculist and aurlst. Glass es lltted. Treniont block. Prize given best waltzers at Band Fair, Finkle's, Saturday evening:. 1 have two do/.en new dining loom chairs, cobbler scat, which I will sell at bargain prices, (.'all and see them. 12. C. Bates, 103 West Main street. The S. C. I. club meeting, which was to have been held Thursday afternoon with Mrs. ('. Stowell, was postponed to next week, because of illness in. the family Mrs. W. fc. McBride entertained the Witenagemote club Thursday after noon. After the regular reading "val entine" refreshments served by the hostess, were enjoyed. A smaller number than usual at tended the regular bi-weekly dance of Marshall lodge, No. 812, B. P. O. K.. at ihe lodge rooms Thursday evening. The dance was a pleasant affair. Miss Wanda Wood, who sang ihe pari of Zipporah in the recent produc tion of Egypta, will sing a solo at.jthe men's meeting at ihe Railroad Y. M. O. A., next Sunday afternoon. Clear complexion, bright eyes, and good digestion coine l'rom using Mi-o na stomach tablets. Money back if they fail to give satisfaction. This i» the way McBrlde & Will Drug Co. sell them. Suit was filed for the March term of the district court this morning by T. J. Pollock, against John Monroe, et al. The action is to foreclose on a mort gage on Bromley property, which was given to secure notes. The lilalntlff's claim is $500. We show the Wild Boy's Sister stockings for girls, the only stocking made that they cannot wear out in a few days' wear. Buy one pair of these and you will be convinced, sold -only by Nettle lngledue & Co., the Up-to-Date Dry Goods House. The body of John W. Byers, who died at the Soldiers' Home Thursday after noon, was taken to Belle Plaine this morning for burial. It was accompan ied by the widow, Mrs. Mlna Byers and her son, Mr. Alfred W. Byers, the lat ter of Belle Plaine. The Dawson home, 108 South Seventh avenue, which has been under quaran tine for scarlet fever, was released this afternoon. H. Hoffman, who has beea confined in the detention hospital be cause of an attack of diphtheria, will be released Saturday. These releases leaves only one quarantine in the city. We place on sale today one lot of Torchon laces in all widths. This lot contains only the finest grade of tor chons that can be sold at 4c a yard. No such value ever offered to theipublic before. Call and see them. They are! values not soon forgotten. Nettie In gledue & Co., the Up-to-Date Dry Goods House. Farm auctions can get more for the money from $3 pr $4 worth of newspa per advertising than any other class of business. The newspaper goes ev erywhere. The T.-R. goes to 90 per cent of the farm hoUses in Marshall county, and one good bidder attracted will make for the owner ten times the price of the ad on a single bunch of hogs or cattle. George Crary, who represents Mar shall county on the board appointed to assess the benefits of the inter-county drainage ditch, went to Stale Center Thursday to meet with the other appraisers. Because of bad weather a week or more ago, and because of the illness of Mr. Wells, of Nevada, who was the engineer in charge, the ap praisement has been delayed. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sherlock, 411 West Main street, entertained twenty four of their friends at five hundred Thursday evening. The first prizes were won by Dr. F. S. Hynds and Miss Alice Howard, and' the consolation awards went to Mrs, George Painter and Mr. E. J. Miller. After the cards the hostess served a two-course lunch, in which pretty valentine decorations were used. Mrs. M. F. Diehl, who lives west of Green Mountain, has demonstrated that lemons can be grown in the north as well as in warmer climates. Mrs. Diehl has.a tree that has flourished this winter beyond all expectations. One of the lemons grown on it was of unusual size, measuring thirteen inches in circumference, and weighing one pound and two ounces. Another was of about half this slM, and others were of ordinary size. At the second meeting of the ward Bible clubs for boys of the Railroad Y. M. C. A., each club elected a set of officers. The officers chosen by the boys were as follows: First ward, Lloyd Hu:son, president: Guy Lock hart. secretary. Second ward. Will Ralls, president: Leland McFarland, vice president: Donald Wallace secre tary. Third ward Carl Scott president Thomas Haines secretary. Fourth ward, Donald Elder, president James Boucher, vice president, and Lawrence Brennecke. secretary. Twenty-nine members attended the meetings of the four clubs. Miss Mary Crowl. 411 North Second street, entertained the girls of the F. S. c. club, at a valentine party Thurs day evening. Various amusements were enjoyed. In one. a conversational contest.. Jessie Hole won the prize, and Bessie Hopkins the consolation. In the dining room, over the table, a red pa per 'balloon filled with candy hearts was suspended from the chandelier, and a ribbon attached to it, lay at each plate. Ail pulled at once and in the scramble for the hearts. Miss Hazel McLc-land won the prize for securing the largest number. The valentine idea was carried out in the two course lunch served by Mrs. i". S. Crowl and daughter. Dance at Forney's hall Saturday. Dr. Bullard, osteopath, 28 10. Main. Bnnd fair Saturday night. Tinkle's. No. 1 roll butter at lnman's store, 2nc a pound. Fancy Oregon prunes In S-pound boxe.s at Reynolds & Sheldon. Prir.e given best wult/.ers at Band Fair, Flnkle's, Saturday evening. If you want farm dwelling or house hold goods insured, sec Albert Odett. "Luck in the Problems of Life." is the subject of C. H. Van Law's address at Railroad Y. M. C. A. next Sunday aft ernoon. Title regular story hour at the public library will be held at 10: SO Saturday morning, for pupils of the fifth and sixth grades. Francis Mae.mlllen, the brilliant young violinist, will be heard at the Odeon next Tuesday evening. Prices .50, .75, $1.00 and $1.50. Several candidates for mayor nre be ing talked of, but the most general topic of discussion is the new creations in furniture Just received by A. IS. Wil bur & Sons. General Manager Frank Hanlon, of the Musoti City & Clear Lake railroad, was in tlie city this morning for a short time, while on Ills way to Des Moines on business. A valentine social for the Christian endeavors of the Christian church and their families, will be given this evon l'i«r by Mr. and Mrs. Myo Hurlbut, al ihelr home, 114 North Second street. Physical Director E, G. Sohroeder, of the Railroad Y. M. C.\ A., and "Con" Olson left Thursday night for Sioux City to attend t'iie state convention. They will remain until the convention closes Sunday night. For Sale—Small, prosperous, light manufacturing business: about $500 needed $12 to $15 dally proflis. No risk. Bank references. For personal interview address "W. J." care T.-R. The funeral of Mrs. Pauline Stout was held at the demons Christian church Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, and was very largely attended by many of the older residents, of demons and its vicinity. Rev. C. E. Luck officiated. The burial was In the. church burying ground. The second one of the series of parties to be enjoyed by the social or ganization known as the "Jolly Forty," was given Thursday evening by Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Wedgewood. The eve ning was spent in playing hearts, after which an oyster supper was served. The house was decorated with paper hearts. Employes of the Iowa Central, who were paid Thursday, literally broke th» Y. M. C. A. bank, by exhausting the t-upply of money the association ha.l secured for the day to cash the checks. Seven thousand dollars, all the asso ciation had on hand, was paid, then it was compelled to close its banking de partment for the day. We show the Wild Boy stocking, ihe world's best stocking for boys, the only stocking made that actually stands the hard wear usually given by 'boys. If you want to cut your hosiery bill down buy one pair of these and we will con vince you that we can cut your hosiery bill in two. Nettie Ingledue & Co., the Up-to-Date Dry Goods House. A snap. An Iowa farm three and one-half miles from a good town 110 acres under cultivation, balance meadow and pasture, house 16x24. two stories addition 12x14 barn 28x32 granary 24x24 chicken house 14x18 double corn crib all fenced and cross fenced. Price $55 per acre Mortgage $4,000 at 5 per cent, balance cash. See Albert Ode-tt. State Architect H. F. Liebbe, of Des Moines, passed thru the city Thursday evening, en route home from Anamosa and Iowa City, where he has been for a few days on business. At Iowa City Mr. Liebbe located the buildings for the new state tuberculosis hospital. The plans will be finished soon, and in two weeks' time the state will be ready for bids. The body of John A. Boyer, of Des Moines, father of Mrs. J. A. Cattell, of this city, whicfh was brought here Thursday night, was taken to Union this morhlng for burial. Mrs. Boyer and Mrs. Cattell accompanied the body here, and went to Union in company with Mr. J. A. Cattell. Very brief serv ices \yere held at the grave in the Un ion cemetery at noon today. William Elgin, 802 West Nevada street, who has been very seriously ill for several weeks of heart trouble, is in an extremely critical condition, and Thursday afternoon was not expected to survive the night. He was a trifle improved this morning, but his condi tion is* still very serious.- A brother, Perry Elgin, pf New Providence, ac companied by his wife, arrived in the city today. Miss Ethel Kirby, 512 North First avenue, entertained about twenty of her girl and boy friends at a valentine affair Thursday evening. Progressive flinch furnished amusement early in the evening, the prize going to Bessie Flower, and the consolation to Cora Lusby. Later there were several con tests in which prizes were also given. Refreshments were served in two courses by Mrs. I. T. Kirby, assisted by Mrs. Harry Pletcher. A good meeting of the Methodist ladies' Aid society was held Thurs day afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. Q. Saint, 412 North Fourth street, who was assisted in entertaining by Mrs. C. W. Sparks and Mrs. Lee At kinson. The attendance was fifty-five, and after the routine business was dis posed of, an impromptu program was enjoyed, consisting of instrumental solos by Mrs. J. H. Egermayer, vocal numbers by Miss Ruth Leffler, and a reading by Mrs. Rodney C. Wells. Re freshments were served by the host esses. A valentine party, planned as a sur prise in celebration of the birthday an niversary of Miss Mae Bratt, was giv en Thursday evening by Mrs. A. P. Bratt, 11 South Third avenue. Thirty two young ladies were guests, and pre sented Miss Bratt with many nice re membrances. The evening was very delightfully spent. In a contest of making the most words out of "St. Val entine." Miss Grace Duffield won the prize and Mrs. Harry Rodgers the con solation. Decorations of red and white hearts and carnations were very effec tive. Mrs. Bratt was assisted in serv ing a two-course lunch by Mrs. Ella iBaker and Ada Bratt. Dance at Forney.'s hall Saturday. Band fair Saturday night. Flnklo's. Steam baked bread, the beat in town, at tho Mutual l.teneflt. Small olives, Queist. olives amd stuffed olives in bulk uit Cullcy's, The ladles "f the Friends church will hold an exchange tomorrow afternoon at Good's store. •?. By request of our, friends \\e ill continue our fair Saturday night ut Flnkle's. Marshalltown band. Miss Marjorie Nichols entertained a few friends at her home. 10!» North Third street, Thursday evening. Warden Marquis Rarr, of the Ana mosii state penitentiary, who has been in Oskaloosa for a few days on busi ness, passed thru the cliy this morn ing on ills way home. The regular business metting of tho Tlrzah aid society was held Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. A. Crandall, 415 South Third -street. Light refreshments were served by the hos tess. "The. Devil's Auction." all new this year, comes to the Odeon next Mon day evening. It is now in lis 2'ith year of success, and is «aid to be bet ter tiiia year than ever before. Heats go on salo tomorrow at 10 o'clock. Mr. S. S. Orr, of Wllliiunstowni N. D.. who has been It* the county for a few weeks visiting with relatives and friends in this city and Marlon town ship, left for his home* this morning. Mr. Orr formerly lived in Marion town ship, where he was born. Ills father was hiui of the earlier settlers of the county. About forty of the Congregational aid society ladles met Thursday after noon at the home of Mrs, L. R. Wll lard, 106 North First street, for an all day sewing hee. Mrs. Willard was as sisted In entertaining by Mrs. Will Mil ler, Mrs. J. L, Whinory and Mrs. E. G. Wallace. The regular business meet ing was held in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Saint entertained the Jolly Few club Thursday evening, their guests being twenty in number. In five hundred, with which the even ing was spent, Mrs. A. W\ Heald and Mrs. James Skegg cut for the. prize, which went to the latter. The guests were given valentines and carnations as favors, and a dainty lunch was served by the hostess. Ed M. Shaw, one of the younger Iowa Central engineers, who formerly had a run out of this city, but who has been in Marcellne, Mo„ for several weeks, is home because of the Illness of his little daughter, Gladys. Mr. Shaw has leift the Iowa Central." and has been working on the Santa Fe out of Marce llne, learning the road preparatory to taking a run. He will be here indefi nitely. A valentine party was given at the Andrew Bedeger home, 911 Jackson street, Thursday evening, in honor of the 15th birthday anniversary of Miss Bessie Bedeger. Thirty young people were guests, and games, music tjind recitations furnishing amusement, as did also, the putting together of dis sected hearts, on which were written valentine verses. Mrs. Bedeger was assisted in serving a lunch, by Mrs. M. Bi tiett and Mrs. Frank John son. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hughes, corner or )ifth and Park streets, en tertained about thirty-five friends at live hundred Thursday evening. Mrs.' D. W. Norris, Jr., Mrs. Tryphena Strlckler, and Miss Grace Farrand cut for the ladies' prize.'Mrs. Strlckler win ning. Mr. Charles Duffield won the gentleman's. The house was decorated thruout with red hearts. A delicious two-course luncheon was afterwards served by the hostess, assisted by Mes dames Duffield, AV. G. Bowe, C. E. Cherry and C. E. Miller. The J. T. club members were enter tained by Mrs. George Rapp, 510 East State street, Thursday afternoon, the event being a hard times -party, which afforded no end of amusement. Mrs. R. Clay was awarded the prize for the most -appropriate costume. In a geographical contest, Mrs. Charles Berg won first prize, and Mrs. A. J. Garlinfrhouse the second. Mrs. Rapp assisted by her daughter, Miss Clare, served a dainty luncheon. Red hearts. ti.ad with ribbons, and pierced with a cupid's dart, were given as favors The "Jolly Bunch" of the Central Iowa Business College, were pleasantly entertained at the home of Miss Leona Winterowd, 301 South First avenue, Thursday evening, at a valentine .party. Each guest was to be dressed as a valentine and the best costume was to receive a prize, the 'latter being awarded to Miss Nona Weaver. In the guessing contest, Miss Clara Kink won first prize and Miss Zetta Kunkel the consolation. Games and music were enjoyed, and refreshments were served. The only out-of-town guests were Miss Nina Emley, of LeGrand, and Mr. Leland Hastings, of Omaha, Neb. For fire Insurance, see Albert Odott. Saner kraut 15c gallon, fic quart., at Mutual Benefit. Meet your friends Saturday night at tho band fair at Flnkle's. Prize given best waltzers nt Hand Kair. Flnklo's, Saturday evening. •More of those country dressed chick ens for Saturday, at Reynolds & '.Shel don. 4, Tho People's Theater Vaudeville Company will appear at the Odeon Sunday evening, Feb. 17th, in one of the best programs ever offered. Prices tO, 20 and 30 cents. Tho People's Theater Vaudeville Company direct from the People's Theater. Cednr Rapids, will present high class vaudeville at the Odeon Sunday evening. Prices 10, 20 and cents. Mrs. Ada M. Plckard and family, of 106 North Seventh street, who are to give up their homo March 1 to Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ma hie, who have just moved here from Oskaloosa. will occupy resi dence property at 708 West State street. Tills springlike weather has encour aged many to begin housecleaning. 'lean rooms demand modern furnltur ami new iloor coverings, curtains and draperies, of which A. E. Wilbur & Sons have an Immense and attractive line. See them. It will do you good to attend the op ening of the bakery department at Ci. 1L Wachter's, 33 West Main street, February 16, and be convinced that you will have a pleasing taste and never get tired of Wachter's Swiss bread, rolls and fancy pastry. Miss Denitt Strauss, 305 South Cen ter street, entertained sixteen girl fi.-lends of her sister. Miss Edna Strauss, In honor of the latter's 1-Ith birthday anniversary. Thursday even ing from 5 to 8 o'clock. Heart games were enjoyed. In one of which the prize went to Marissa Maulsby and Ihe con solation to Jennie Scott. Ruth Leftler sung, and gave, piano numbers, several or the latter also being given by Bon nie Boardman. Miss Strauss served a dainty lunch in two courses, al 7 o'clock. The guests presented Miss Edna with a pretty souvenir spoon. 1 Personal Mention I Mr. James Elder, of Oskaloosa, was in the city today. Mr. William Carson, of Gllman, was in the city today. J. E. Wlldman was In Dunbar Thurs day on business. Mr. Percy Webster w:as In Boone Thursday on business. Mrs. R. Peeper, of Gladbrook, spent Thursday In the city. Mr. Charles J. Jentsch, of Albion, was in the city today. Mr. Harvey Borton, of St. Anthony, spent Thursday in the city. Mr. Ezra Wyott, of State Center, was in the city Wednesday. Mr. Guy Davis, of Bangor, was in tihe city on business Thursday." Mrs. Henry Jones, o.f St. Anthony, was in the city Wednesday. Mrs. Charles Caruthers, of Union, spent! Wednesday In the city. Miss 'Mary Hoe arrived home Wed1 nesday evening from Chicago. Mr. E. H. Lundy, of Eldora, was in the city on business Wednesday. Mr. L. W. Fox, of Albion, spent Thursday In the city on business. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Ramsey, of Gil man, spent Thursday In the city. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingraham, of Gll man, spent Thursday in the city. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ingersoll, of Gil man, were In the city Thursday. Mr. William Paul, of Gllmati, spent Thursday in the city on business. Mr. Warren Nichols, of Minerva, was in the city on business Thursday. Mr. James Bale, of Albion, was a business visitor in the city Thursday. Mr. Jasper Lahmon, of Gilman, was a business visitor in the city Thurs day. Mr. C. C. Pigtnan spent Thursday in Grinnell with his mother, Mrs. C. Pig man. Mr. J. M. Ferneau went to Gllman Wednesday evening for a short stay on business. Mrs. F. C. Nichols and little daugh ter, Wilma, of Liscomb, spent the day in the city. Judge G. W. Burnham arrived home Thursday evening from his .business trip to Vinton. Mr. Frank Dennis, of Albion, spent Thursday in the city looking after bus iness matters. Mr. Oliver Nichols, of Minerva, and son-in-law, Mr. John Charlier, were in the city Thursday. Mrs. S. J. Myers, of Franklin Grove, 111., who has been visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Miller for a few Washing to Hold Color Keep the colors bright. Don't sacrifice the' beauty of your summer things—those soft, cool drap eries, the dainty gowns, and filmy waists—to the harsh, destroying influence of a raw chemical soap. Wash every garment that you have in a suds of boiling water and Maple City Self Washing It will not hurt them in the least. Each tint and color will show as bright upon the line, as before washing. Indeed this marvelous soap seems to 'set" the colors firmer. No matter how many times each piece goes through the tub, every one still remains beautiful. This methodlpf washing is equally successful with other washaDleHooas. more satisfactory than any cold water methc Destroys completelapvery stain, or taint of body odor. Washes flannels so perfectly that they never shrink, and does two washings where a poorer soap does one. Ask your grocer for MAPLE CITY SELF WASHING SOAP-a large, white cake—5c. MAPLE Cm SOAP WORKS, Monmouth, days, left for her homo this morning. Mis. Myers stopped here n(ler visiting at Yale. Mr. F. L. Meeker accompanied by his daughter, Mnrcla, was In demons Wednesday on business. Mr. Oi-orge A. liowe arrived home Wr-dnesdny from his month's vl.ii-t at Ormnnd and other Florida, points. Mr. W. B. Beeson was in Nevaxla Thursday to spend the day with his daughter, Mrs. George K. Wingert. Mr. Clinton Price, of Minneapolis, was In tho city visiting with his par ents, Mr. tuul Mrs. A. T. Price, today Mr. and Mrs. William Ive-s wpent Wednesday In Quarry at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Ives. Mr. 11. H. Williams, of Owasa, who has been al I leer (/reek. 111., on busi ness, passed thru tihe c-Ity this morning on Ills way to his home. •Mrs. Joseph Stelnbargcr and niece, Mrs. H. Ferguson, of Union, spent Wednesday In the city as the guests of the former's sister, Mrs. Daniel Sny der. Mr. A. L. Bonawltz, formerly of fills city, but now of Minneapolis, arrived In the city Wednesday evening from Tairuti, and will remain for a few days looking after business matters. Rev. John Frledmann, of Stale Cen ter, was in the city Wednesday night, taking the devotions of Rev. Dr. l-'ltz pntrick at St. Mary's church. Rev. Fitzpatrlek is In Dubuque, but Is ex pectad to return Saturday. Mrs. E. C. Phillips, of Toledo, was In the clly Wednesday afternoon, being on her way to Llscomb, where she will re main for short visit with her brother, Mr. R. F. (.'lark and family, and with other relatives. Mr. -Clark aocompaincd her, having been in Toledo on business for a week. Rev. and Mrs. H. P. Dyer, of Dexter, Ark., spent Wednesday in the city as the guests of Mr. a-nd Mrs. J. G. Weath erby, being on their way to Antes, where they went Wednesday evening, to visit their son, Dr. B. G. Dyer, and wife. Rev. and Mrs. Dyer have just relumed from Benlonvllle and other Arkansas points, where they have been for an extended visit. A BRILLIANT ARTIST. Fransis Maomillen, the Violinist, Com ing to the Odeon. The rise of Francis Macmltlen, the youiii? violinist, who is to be heard at the Odeon Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, was meteoric. Following his debut In Brussels, where he created a furore, he went to London, where he was taken up a': once by the British public, and made a veritable lion. Macmillen's so cial triumphs have been as great as his artistic ones. He was a guest at a dinner given at tthe Hotel Cecil by Ambassador and Mrs. Reld, and he has been much In evidence at house par ties and receptions. "In these days," says the London Star, "the statidardl of violin playing has gone up rapidly, but Macmlllen 1$ able to satisfy the severest demands. He Ui sure of a position in the very front rank. He has everything In his favor—a very sympathetic tone, a per fectly developed and supple technique, and a marked gift for musical phras ing. His playing is remarkable for its brilliancy." A Great Problem Solved. (When in need of fine home-made bread (the kind that mother used to make), fancy pas'try of all kinds, rolls, etc., besides a full line of home-made candles and ice cream, call on G. H. Wachter, 33 Wes-t Main street. Berry Growers Take Notice—We will have box lum ber to sell, fully as good' as the lumber we had- last year. Pints, quarts and cases. Come and see us. Price right. Letts, Fletcher Company, branch. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank the friend®, neigh bors £„nd lodges for their kindness and sympathy during the illness and death of our son, Eugene. Mr. and Mrs. E. Hepner. Announcement. I wish to announce to the voters of the Third ward that I will be a candi date for councilman at the coming city election to be held on March 25. 1 A. J. OLARK. TAYLOR TOWNSHIP. February 14.—Mrs. Charles Eckles is visiting at Sterling, III. Mrs. Hattie Tracy, of Ft. Dodge, is visiting at the home of Philip Belle fuelle, and with other relatives in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. S. S., Orr, of Tioga, N. D., are at Thomas Brown's for a visit. Later they will visit with other friends in the neighborhood. It has been Sfteen years or more since they have been' here, and they notice a great change. Messrs. Will Dent and George Sellers with their families spent Monday a-t the parental Tuffree home. Ed Sprecher is moving to his new residence near demons. 7 »i Much lliflnofo. PAl/lM //All JO? l/mf PAUl/Nl fe 1 1 ii Ii We think v?e sold laJt WeekJ more sefe of Dishes than we ever sold before in one week and why not with ten patterns in open stock of the finest American and English Semi-Porcelain made--four of the patterns new this year, the most up to-date shapes and the most beautiful dec orations we have ever seen on dishes.® It is due us to do an immense business in Dinner Ware. We have the old Eng lish Blue, such as grandmother used to have, a beautiful pattern in Gfeen and Gold, several patterns in White and Gold, but why enumerate. If you want to make your friend a Wedding or Birthday pres ent of a set of Dishes, call on us. W- Temple of Economy WEARERS OF FOOTWEAR •'HEAR YE" that the Mishowaka Ball Band line of heavy Arctics, Boots, Etc are the best on earth, and the prices are lower than most lines which are inferior in quality. We make a specialty of fitting Ladies' Rubbers. We Want Your Rubber Business The Shoelst FLOOR COVERINGS OF QUALITY The D. C. Wilbur Store Inspect the new line of RUGS and get an idea on what you are going to need for spring. $ $ $ mmmas.