I BUSBY BROS., Mgrs—'Tel. 262X
W. A. T«pp, Res. Mgr.
Sunday, Dec. 29
RETURN ENGAGEMENT OF
The Man of
A Story of Present Day Conditions in
Any Liirge City.
PRICES 25, .SO, .75, $1.00 and $1.50
Seats on Sale Saturday at 10 «. m.
•Supported by a Capable Company of
Av' Players in
J' PRICES 10, 20, 30 and 50 cents
Seats on Sale Saturday at 10 a. m.
New Years Day
%•..& MATINEE AND NIGHT
THE BIG HEAUTY SHOW
"J- PRESENTING TWO FUNNY
Out For a Lark
A Big Chorus of Pretty Girls
MATINEE PRICES: 25 and 50c
EVENING .25, 35, 50 and 75c
Seats on Sale Tuesday at 10 a. m.
THE A TORIUM
The Mill Girl,
99 In the Shade,
vADMISSION 5 CENT8
Change ot: Program Tonight.
"Coming Thru the Rye Jennie Dear."
Admission 5 Cents.
DRSi H. A. C. FRY
i.1 General practice. Mrs. Fry makes dls
$ oases tof women a specialty. I. H. Pry,'
$ the eye, ear, nose and throat a special
ty. Office and residence in the
Fry block, 102-104 West Main.
PERCY RJ WOOD,M. D.
A ttorn eya est Law,
MARSHALLTOWN, IO W A
Office in Brown & Binford
Block, second floor.
Not Appius Claudius.
A New Yorker, recently returned
from Englai:d, where he saw much ot'
the tinsel ard tin armor pageantry by
which various anniversaries have been
celebrated at Oxford and elsewhere,
tells this: A Roman in costume ap
proached a fellow tinned character and
tsked. "Are you Appius Claudius?"
"No," responded the otlier dejectedly.
."I'm not as 'appy as Claudius. I'm
is un'appy as 'ell!"—Exchange.
Skate at the Victoria.
Home made candies at Waohtor's.
Dr Bullard, osteopath. 28 E. Main.
Dr. Wood, eye, throat, nose and ear.
Oyster supper tomorrow at Frionds
church, 5 to S. 20c.
Mr. Warren Nichols, of Minerva,
was in the city today.
Wachter's home made cakes and
qookies at 33 west Main.
White City Orchestra of Chicago at
Red Men hall tomorrow night.
The celebrated Excelsior Diaries for
1908 at Simmons' Book Store.
White^City Orchestra of Chicago at
Red Men hall tomorrow night.
Our candies in bulk are all fresh, be
ing made since Christmas. Wachter.
Mr. J. B. McCormack, of Clemons,
was in the city on business Tues
Mrs. P. H. Hines left this morning
for Geneseo, 111., for a week's visit
Superintendent C. S. Hayd-?n. of the
Iowa Central, was In the city this
morning on 'business.
College men, home on vacation, will
play base ball Saturday evening, at
the R. R. Y. M. C. A.
We have ,a few boxes of fancy candy
left over from Christmas trade, don't
you want one? Wachter.
Miss Allie Bristol left Thursday ev
ening for St. Louis, where she will vis
It her sister, Miss Mary, for a week.
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gelvin. 212
North fourth avenue, .are parents of
jdaughter, born to them Lhis morn
Mr. R. P. Henderson, an Iowa Cen
tral brakeman, went to Eldora today
to remain for a ten days' visit with his
Earl Roberts, In charge of the boys'
department of the Railroad Y. M. C.
A., spent Christmas in Oskaloosa with
Miss Nellie Mae Barber, of this city,
filed Thursday- afternoon a profes
sional nurse's certificate, issued to her
bv the state board of health.
Mrs. Charles Haase and Mrs. Fred
Haase, of Zearing, were in the city
Tuesday, being on their way to Eldora
to spend Christmas with relatives.
The .pretty play, "Dora Thorne," will
be presented at the Odpon next Mon
day evening by Ruth Craven and a
good company. Prices, 10, 20, 30 and
Tin will be another chance to see
the Business Men's indoor base ball
team play the returned college .men,
Saturday evening of this week. Admis
sion 10 cents ladies free, at the R. R.
Y. M. C. A.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cole, of Oska
loosa, were in the city Thursday aft
ernono, being on their way home from
Nevada, where they had been to spend
Christmas with Airs. Cole's sister, Mrs.
L. C. Goodwin.
"The Man of the Hour" will play
p. return engagement at the Odeon
next Sunday evening. This is the
same excellent company that appeared
here early in the season, and gave the
best of satisfaction. Seats go on sale
S. H. Reilly, of Laurel, filed suit
Thursday against the International
Land company, of Des Moines, for
commission of $166 for the sale of Tex
as land made to A. E. Bottsford, of Al
bion. The original claim was $246. but
the petition says that $80 has been
Lovers of good music will enjoy the
fine program given by the Parland
Newhall Co. as the next number of the
Y. M. C. A. course at the M. E. church
New Year's night. The list includes
bell ringers, male quartet and a brass
quartet selections. Plenty of novelty,
but all of the highest quality. Tick
ets 50 and 75 cents.
The children who patronize the
children's hour at the public library,
are to 'be given a rare treat Sat
urday morning at 10 o'clock, when they
will be entertained by Miss Grace Ful
,mer, of this city. Miss Fulmer is a
teacher of kindergarten methods at
Columbia University, N. Y., and haa
been associated with the most prom
inent kindergarten workers of the
A week's ijunt was begun today by
Miss Gertrude Cross, superintendent
of the Eleanor Moore hospital of
Boone, who has been in Rochester,
Minn., with her sister, Mrs. W. P.
James, who underwent an operation
there, returned to Boone yesterday.
After remaining at Boone a week Miss
Cross will go to Chicago to become
one of the assistant superintendents
in the Illinois Training School for
Nurses, from which she graduated. Her
sister, Mrs. James, is recovering very
Mrs. A. Bowman was hostess at the
regular meeting of Concordia, nahe
bund Thursday night, at which the of
ficers were elected for the ensuing
(year. The election resulted in Mrs.
Lucy Block being chosen president,
Mrs. Christina Dieterich. vice presi
dent: Mrs. Anna Mayer, secretary, and
Mrs. Kate Reimer, treasurer. Mrs.
Elizabeth .Miller was the only guest of
the nahebund, and as an appreciation
of some favors shown Concordia Re
ekah lodge last summer Mrs. Block
presented her. on behalf of the. lodge,
with a pretty gold-lined solid silver
gravy ladel. Refreshments were served
during the evening by Mrs. Bowman,
assisted by her daughter Clara and
son Ralph. The remaining hours were
l/s? vjrf ^S* fc 4
Skate at the Victoria.
Dr. Lierle—Eye and ear.
Miller, jeweler, 10S East Main.
!et one ol" those dark fruit cakes at
Oyster supper tomorrow at Friends
church, 5 to S" 20c.
White City Orchestra of Chicago al
Red Men hull tomorrow night.
Mr. J. P. Kirk, of ("lemons, was in
the city on business Thursday.
White City Orchestra of Chicago at
Red Men hall tomorrow night.
Genuine hand-made blank books of
all kinds at Simmons' Book Store.
A called meeting of the L. O. T. M.
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Red
Mr. and M7sTX"D.~Shockley of 810
West Nevada street, are parents of a
ten-pound daughter, born to them this
Miss llope Hess, of Iowa City, is in
(lie city as the guest of Misses Fannie
and Hazel Sandoe, and will remain
during the holiday vacation.
Mrs. Samuel Holly, of Des Moines,
arrived in the city Tuesday afternoon,
and will be the guest of the family of
her son, Mr. F. G. Holly, for a few
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Bass and daugh
ters, who have been visiting Mrs.
Bass' parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Dil
ley, returned to their home in Steam
boat Rock this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Duncan and chll
ren returned Thursday evening from
LeGrand, where they have been for a
Christmas visit with the former's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Duncan.
"Dora Thorne," a story of English
life, will be presented by Ruth Craven
and a capable company at the Odeon
next Monday evening. Special prices
have been arranged—10, 20, 30 and 50
Dr. Fred Noil, of Glidden. and Miss
Nina Smith, of Missouri Valley, who
were Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs.
George Neil and family, went to Cedar
Rapids yesterday for a brief visit with
Mrs. Smith's relatives.
Mr. William Cramer, of Dixon, Ill
arrived in the city this morning, and
will remain' for a t\yo weeks' visit at
the home of his sister, Mrs. J. O. Mon
ohon, where Mrs. Cramer and daughter
Helen have been visiting since Monday.
Miss Cleopatra Oppice, who has been
visiting for a few days with friends
in Waterloo, left that city last nlglit
for Freeport, 111., where she will re
main for ten days with her grand
mother, Mrs. C. Farber, and aunt, Airs.
Mr. W. S. Stone, of Spokane. Wash.,
who has been here to spend Christ
mas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.
W. Stone, left this morning for his
home, accompanied by his son, Ralph,
who has been visiting his grandparents
for two months.
New Year's attraction at the Odeon
will be "The Nightingales," matinee
and night. The company is a large
one: numbering thirty-five people, In
cluding a pretty chorus. Matinee
prices 25 and 50 cents evening prices
25, 35, -50 and 75 cents.
Mr. and Mrs. George L. Prudden,
formerly of this city, but now of Iowa
Falls, and their daughter, Mrs. W. L.
Weaver, and the latter's husband, who
have been in Grinnell spending Christ
mas, passed thru the city yesterday on
their way to their home.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Cunningham and
son Reo, of Carroll, spent Thursday
in the city with Mrs. L. M. Ruttan, be
ing on th6ir way home from St. An-,
thony, where they had been to spend
Christmas vvitli Mrs. Cunningham's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Robertson.
The funeral of Mrs. Charles J.
Smith, who died Christmas evening,
will be conducted from the Swedish
Lutheran church Saturday afternoon
at 2 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Frost, formerly
pastor of the church here, but now
of -Minneapolis, officiating. Interment
will follow in Riverside.
Mrs. B. O. Frazey and son Donald,
of Gladbrook, arrived in the city
Thursday evening from Story City, and
were guests until'this afternoon of the
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
W. Boggie. Mrs. Frazey has been at
Story City for a week visiting her
brother, Mr. Glenn Boggie.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bixby, of State
Center, were in the city Thursday as
the guests of the latter's brother-in
law, Mr. H. H. Hanawalt, being on
their way home from Eldora, where
they had been to visit Mrs. Bixby's
mother, Mrs. William Kyle. Mrs. Han
awalt is still in Eldora, and will re
main with her mother over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Heether of Mem
pills, Tenn., are in the city as guests
of' the latter's sister, Mrs. Charles J.
McCombs, and family. Mr. Heether,
Messrs. Bird Hotchkiss, Joe Gearhart, ^ho is superintendent of the Memphis
Frank Burnett, Ralph Franklin, and ,jjvjsjon of the southern railway, will
Ernest Lock,'who left forJames Murty's? ,e here only for a brief stay, owing
farm, twelve miles east of the city in *0 his business, but Mrs. Heether will
Tama county, Thursday afternoon. The
young men will camp during the week
and hunt rabbits, squirrels, and other
small game. The party was well sup
plied with camping paraphernalia,
guns, and ammunition, and took with
them three hounds and one squirrel dog
to assist in the chase.
emain for a few weeks' visit at her
The many friends of Mrs. A. M.
Walte will be pained to hear of her
very serious illness with gall stones at
the home of her sisters, the Misses
Miller, 1245 First avenue, Cedar Rapids.
Mrs. Frank Hickenlooper, an only
daughter, of Kansas City, has gone to
Cedar Rapids to care for her mother.
Mrs. Waite was a resident of Marshall
town over thirty years, residing at 712
West Main street'.
The finest Coffee Substitute ever
made, has recently been produced by
Dr. Shoop of Racine, Wis. You don't
have to boil it twenty or thirty min
utes. "Made in a minute" says the
doctor. "Health Coffee" is really the
closest Coffee Imitation ever yet pro
duced. Not a grain of real Coffee In
it either. Health Coffee Imitation is
made from pure toasted cereals of
grains, with -malt, nuts, etc. Really it
would fool an expert—were he to un
knowingly drink it for Coffee. Sold
by C. H. Culley.
In honof of Miss Ann Heal ion, of
Chicago, who is here to enjoy the
holiday vacation with friends. Mrs. C.
H. -E. Board-man entertained the
members of the Country Club Bridge
club at her home Thursday afternoon.
The guests were invited for dinner, fol
lowing which the afternoon was spent
with bridge. Aside from the members
of the club and the guest of honor,
the tables were filled by Mrs. F. E.
Stewart, of .Minneapolis Aliss Marian
Parker, of Fremont, Neb. and Miss
Bessie W. Parker, of Chicago.
1 *'"vC "rs J*^u'r iT
Ladies admitted free at Victoria.
Mr. K. B. Moore, of Bromley,
in the city today.
I'elonliets' Notes'lor 1!)08 at Sim
mons' Book Store.
Mr. F. K. Ensming-er, of Oilman,
spent the day in fie city.
While City Orchestra of Chicago at
Red Men hall tomorrow night.
Mr. A. Guminert, of Pickering, spent
Thursday in the cily on business.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pegg are enter
taining a bal\v son at their home.
Mr. A. E. Wilbur, who has been in
the city for several weeks, looking aft
er Ills business Interests, left for Los
Angeles, Cal., Thursday.
Frank May, 1003 Anson street, is
very critically sick at his home of
dropsy. Mr. May was formerly a de
liveryman for t\ H. Culley.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Land is went t^
Clifford this morning to attend the fu
neral of Air. l^indis' uncle, Mr. Henry
Landls, who died Christmas day.
Messrs. Ray G. Miller and William
R. Aliller, of Ida Grove, are here to
remain until after New Year's at the
home of their grandmother, Mrs. A.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Berry, of Me
chanicsville, who visited with Mrs.
Berry's brother, Mr. Harry Arnold, and
family, Thursday, left for their home
Mrs. M. A. Keeley, of Washington,
arrived In the city Thursday evening,
and will remain fir a visit of a week
or ten days at the home of her sister,
Mrs. M. A. Smith.
William Smith, 507 North First
street, formerly of the tirni of Smith &
Pepper, who has been critically 111 of
pneumonia for several days, is consid
erably improved today.
Mr. N. F. Miller returned Thursday
evening from Belle Plaine, where he
had been to spend Christmas at th'r
home of his brother, Mr. J. F. Miller
Mrs. Miller and children will remain in
Belle Plaine a few days longer.
Mrs. S. A. Gerard, of Gladbrook,
and her sister. Mrs. J. A. Van Dyke,'
of Corwith visited in the city yester
day with Mrs. George Gerhart, Mrs.
Van Dyke left for her home this mor
Rev. Olaus Qualen was in Dunbar
Thursday attending the Christinas
services of the Dunbar Norwegian Lu
theran church, which were held in tfie
evening. There was Christmas trrces
and program for the children.
President George Gregory and Sec
retary H. L. Laird, of the Retail Deal
ers' association of Iowa and Nebraska,
left Thursday evening for Council
Bluffs, where today they were in at
tendance at a meeting of the associa
tion's executive committee.
A corn picking yarn from Liscomb
tolls of some good work done' by
Claude Warring, son of E. G. Warring.
Young Warring Is just 21, and for
ten days, working nine hours a day,
picked 140 bushels a day and drove
one-half mile with each load.
John Johnston, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ira S. Johnston, who has been on
the construction work of the South
Dakota Central, now building out of
Watertown, arrived in the city Christ
mas night to remain during the rest
of the winter with his parents. The
recent snows and cold weather in Da
kota forced a cessation of the rail
road extension work.
Mr. O. Tennity, of Des Moines,
and Miss Pearl Wickham, of this city,
were married in this city Thursday
afternoon at 4:30, Justice S. E. Peek
performing the ceremony in his office.
.The White City orchestra, of Chi
cago, will give a dancing party and
concert at the Red Men hall Satur
day evening, Dec. 2Sth.
This is the -first annual tour of this
orchestra, they having played at the
White City in Chicago for the last
three years, and those fortunate
enough to be present on this occasion
will certainly be well pleased.
Prices of admission, 75 cents a cou
ple 10 cents for extra ladies.
Special conclave St. Aldemar
Commandery No. 30, K. T. this
evening for work. Visitors are
welcome. Refreshments after the
work. J. T. FORBES, E. C.
FRED WALLACE, Recorder.
At the vesper service at 5 p. m. next
Sunday, the choir will sing Berwald's
cantata, "The Birth of Christ."
Length of the Gun.
The man who carries a revolver less
than twenty-four inches long in Ala
bama is a violator of the law. Over in
South Carolina the lawful gun is only
twenty inches long. Last year 250
citizens of South Carolina were .remov
ed from this to a probably more peace
ful world by the aid of the ready re
volver and the object of the law is to
limit the outputofdeceasedcitizens.
limit the output of deceased citizens.
A two-foot gun is apt to prove incon
venient for the poor, cowardly whelps
who fear to go about tmong their
neighbors in time of peace without a
hidden weapon. The two-foo gun is a
little too short to carry on the shoul
der and most too long to be concealed
in a pocket of hlster. But there will
be -plenty of violators of the law, altlio
if we mistake not, it means time in
"Have you any children?" demanded
"Yes," replied the would-be tenant,
solemly, "six, all in the cemeteryfl"
"Better there than here," said the
landlord, consolingly and proceeded
to execute the desired lease.
In due time the children returned
from the cemetery, whither they had
been sent to play, but it was too late
to annul the contract.
Prices Paid to Farmers by Marshall
The following prices are quoted by
Marshall town dealers for the different
varieties of farmers' provisions, grain,
produce and poultry, also for hides,
tallow, wool, pelts and skins.
Brittain & Co., for farmers' hogs, de
livered in wagon load lots at their
Tfntes-llqmijIrjCcm, ItfergJi^tttarn gama,
yards, or bought by their
salesmen, are paying the following
All hogs over 160 pounds—4.15.
Pigs, 120 to 160 pounds—4.00.
Pigs, 100 to 12ti pounds—3.50.
Britlnin A Co. are paying today, ac
which, however, are subject to change
Choice cows and heifers—2.50.
Good cows and heifers—2.00(tJ)2.25.
Cut ters—1.50 Cy1 H.00.
Calves, 150 to 200 pounds—4.00.
Calves, 200 to 300 pounds—3.50.
Calves, over 300 pounds—[email protected]
W. II. Sloppy, at his elevator, will
pay tlio following prices today
Good, white oats—42,
E. Benedict & Co. will pay the
following prices at their place of busi
ness in this city:
Corn, good new—42.
Timothy hay—ll.OOliri 12.00.
Given Here Ex
actly as Before
BUSBY BROS., Owners and Managers—Tel. 262X
W. A. TAPP, Resident Manager
Sunday, December 29
THE GREATEST POLITICAL PLAY
OF THE DAY
PRICES, 25, 50, 75, $1.00 and $1.50
Seats on Sale Saturday at 10 a. m.
Limited to Eight.
Monday, December 30
The Beautiful Play of English Life,
in Four Acts.
Clever Specialties and Special Scenery
Prices ..10, 20, 30 and 50 Cents
Seats on sale Saturday 10 a. m.
A large per cent of all telephone
calls are answered by the operator—
This per cent could be greatly
diminished if you would not en
courage the use of your telephone
A telephone will cost him no
more than it costs you.
A telephone is a door to your
establishment through which busi
ness enters. If the line is often
busy, the door is often closed.
Send us the names of non-sub
scribers who often use your tele
phone and thus close the door.
Your name will not be used.
The I). S. Good Grocery Co. quotes the
following prices in trade for country
produce, effective until further notice:
Butler. No. 1 country—24.
Eggs, strict fresh—24.
Poultry, Eggs and Butter.
Swift & Co. until further notice, will
pay at their office the following prices
for farmers' poultry, eggs and paciUaK
Hides and Tallow.
H. Wlllard, Son A Co. will pay dur
ing the present week, the following
No. 1 green hides—5.
No. 2 green hides—4.
Tallow, No. 1—4 V.
Tallow, No. 2—3%.
Sheep pelts—.50, .75 and $1.25.
Muskrat—25, 17, .10, 5.
Mink—3.00. 2.00, 1.00. 5G.
Raccoon—1.40, 1.00, 60, 40.
Skunk—1.00, 70, 40, 25.
Opossum. 35, 20, 10, 5.
Civet cat—25, 15, 10, 5.
of The Hour
Jr1 'v i,-
Temple of Economy
Temple of Economy
Smash in China
Everyone who visits our china display expresses
surprise at our low prices and regret that they
had not earlier learned that our store was THE
place to purchase china. Startling prices
the next few days on Dinner Sets. *fy%.
In China our Salad Sets, Sugar and
Cream Sets, Spoon Trays, Celery
Trays, Hair Receivers are of the most
delicate tints and exquisite decorations.
We also have Water Sets and Chamber
Sets by the hundreds and above all, at
prices you can afford to pay.
The evenings are long and a lamp is a
necessity in every home. Less strain
on the eyes than gas or electric light.
We have a very attractive line.
WE WISH ALL A
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Losing Money Every J)ay
AND DON'T KNOW IT.
A HOLE SOMEWHERE!
IS IT IN THE TOE OF YOUR STOCKING?
REO. U.S. PAT. OFF.
They beat anything you ever saw fop
wear. They are a fine Lisle, fit per»
fectly and can be had for 25c per pair.
P. A. Stern & Son
Reliable Clothiers for Men. Boys
Our Cut Glass stock must be seen to
WE WANT YOUR HOLIDAY
TRADE—OFFERING JUST THE UP-,
TO-DATk SERVICE AND ATTEN
TION THAT WILL PLEASE EVERY
CUSTOMER. NO QUESTION OP
SUITING YOU—GIVE US THE OP
PORTUNITY TO SHOW YOU BY
LETTING US KNOW YOUR WANTS1
A. W. CARROLL 4 CO.
136 West Main, Both 'PhonM.
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