BUSBY BROS., Managers.'
Feb. 17 r-?&
THE BEST BILL EVER PRESENTED
PRICES 10, 20 and 30 CENTS
Seas on Sale Saturday al 10 a. m.
MONDAY, FE.B. 18
Has delighted Young and Old, just
one quarter of a Century.
Superb Scenic Investiture,
Novelties, Singing and
Prices, 25, 50, 75c, $1.00
Seats oil sale Saturday at 10 a. m.
TUESDAY, FEB. 19
The Young Violinist
Prices, 50,75c, $1.00, $1.50
Seats on sale Monday at 10 a. m.
T. NELSON DOWNS. Mgr.
Twice Nightly—8 and 9 o'clock.
Mat. Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Mrs. A.C. Fry, M. D,
Specialist for Women
Fry treats uterine and ovarian dis
eases and all other pelvic ailments that
cause nervousness and general de
•Office and Residence, 102 qnd 104 West
Main Street, in Pry Block.
WE ARE SHOW
Eye, Ear, Nose Throat
DR. P- R. WOOD, Proprietor
Opposite Pilgrim Hotel.
ROBERT DENBOW & W. M. DENBOW
Special attention given to all claims
Widows' claims a specialty. Twenty
eight years.experience. Office over ii
West Main. Marshalltown. Saturday*.
OVER LaShetle's Cit«r Store
Dance at Forney's hall Saturday.
Band fair Saturday night. Flnklo's.
Wanted Night porter at Pilgrim
Drs. Conaway, physicians and sur
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Title regular story hour at the public
library will be held at 10: SO Saturday
morning, for pupils of the fifth and
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Mr. C. C. Pigtnan spent Thursday in
Grinnell with his mother, Mrs. C. Pig
Mr. J. M. Ferneau went to Gllman
Wednesday evening for a short stay on
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
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
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
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
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,
MAPLE Cm SOAP WORKS, Monmouth,
days, left for her homo this morning.
Mis. Myers stopped here n(ler visiting
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.
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
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
A Great Problem Solved.
(When in need of fine home-made
kind that mother used to
make), fancy pas'try of all kinds, rolls,
besides a full line of home-made
candles and ice cream, call on G. H.
Wachter, 33 Wes-t Main street.
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.
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.
A. J. OLARK.
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
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
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.
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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.
Temple of Economy
•'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'
We Want Your Rubber Business
FLOOR COVERINGS OF
The D. C. Wilbur Store
Inspect the new line of RUGS and
get an idea on what you are going
to need for spring. $ $ $
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