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Quite General Selling, Based on Corn Slump, Follows Firm Opening CORN RALLIED AFTER DECLINE Market Was Strong at Optning, May Selling at New High Record Point, But Profit Taking Caused Decline- Oats Quiet and Steady—Provisions Active But Weak. Chicago. 'March 19.—V heat was nervous tho trade was active. The opening was firm on a moderate ad vance at Liverpool, but the market weakened later on quite general selling, based on a slump In corn prices. The early tone was also influenced by small receipts in the northwest. May opened at 96VS to 96H sold at 96%. and declined to 95«4. Minneapolis, Duluth and Chicago receipts were 308 cars. The market was lirm during the lat ter part of the session, on additional green bug reports from the souihwesct The close was firm, May higher at 96 Corn. There was a large trade In corn and the market was active, nervous and strong at the opening, May selling at a new high record point of 67%. Later a reaction occurred, on profit, taking. May opened at 67%@07%, and sold to €6%0J«6%. Receipts were 197 cars. There was quite a bulge in corn the jlast fifteen minutes of trading, due to active covering by shorts? The close was excited and strong, with prices at the top. May up %@68 Oats. Oats wore quiet and the market vas steady. May opened at 54%, and sold at 54%. Receipts were 199 cars. Provisions. Provisions were fairly active and weak, under selling pressure by pack ing houses. Chicago Grain. if Chicago. March 19. Wheat—Xo. 2 red. 97%@99%: No. 8 red. i)6%r»98% No. 2 hard, 97% 3.04% Xo. 3 hard, email@example.com May op ened. »6#96V$: highest, 96% lowest, 95%: closing. 9G',.6: July, 90%. Corn—No. 3, 63 No. 3 white, 63 iNo. 3 yellow, 65@651/£: May opened, €7%@67% highest, 68% lowest. 66% @6'6% 'Closing, 68%' July. 65@65%. Oats—No. 3 white, 53%0)54% May opened 54% highest, 55 lowest, 54% •Closing, 54% July, old, 49%. ,,, Chicago Produce. Chicago. AiarcU 19. Pork—'May, V'.50. Lard—.May, 7.97 Ribs—May, 6.87%. Rye—Cash, 82%. Barley—75 @88. Timothy—March 4.75. Clover—March 20.85. Butter—Steady: creameries 22@28: •dairies, 20(?f26 Eggs—Easy, 15. Poultry—Steady turkeys, 14: ehick ens. 12 springs. 12%. '.•* Chicago Hay Market. Chicago. March 19. Timothy, choice—$15@16. .. v.." No. 1—$13.»firstname.lastname@example.org. No. 2—$email@example.com. No. 3—?firstname.lastname@example.org. Prairie choice Kansas and Indian Territory—*12 PIS. No. 1—$10(9)11.. Lower grades—$email@example.com. Arkansas prairie—$8(frt8.50. 4 Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin—$6@ 7.50. Straw, choice rye—7.50. AV'heat—$firstname.lastname@example.org. Oat—$6 @7. Ranqe Price*. The, following range or prices are furnished by A. J. Clarlc, broker, member Chicago board of trade, room S, Tremont block. •o i?, Wheat— IMay Jul}' September May July .... Soptenvber o» O 3* ~1 96%! 95% 90% 90% 88 87% 96 90%| *1%\ 96%| 95%| 91 90%| 88%| 87 Corn- I I I May July September I 67*41 64 63 68%i 66%| 65%| 63%| 64 %j 62% Oats- 68%| 67% 65 I 64% 64%| 63 I I 54% 48%l 38%i 55 54%| 49%! 48%| 39%| 38%j 54%| 54% 49%| 48% 39%: 38% Pork- 1 1 1 1 May ]12 50|12 55112 35 12 5012.50 Julv '12 95| 12 95 12 75' 12 92 12.90 September |1S 20-13 27 i3 20112 22! Lard- 1 1 1 1 1 May 7 35 7 97| -7 951 7 971 8.02 July 8 25i 8 26| 8 17] 8 20| 8.25 Rib«— 1 1 1 1 May 6 87| 6 87 6 82| 87| 6.90 July 7 17| 7 17! 7 •12] 7 15j 7.20 Peoria Grain. Peoria, March 19. Corn—Xo. 3, 63. Kansas City, March 19. Wheat—May, 93% No. 2 hard, 97® 89%. Corn—May, 61%: No. 2 mixed, 60%. Oats—No. 2 white, 51@53. St. Louis Grain. St. Louis, March 19. Wheat—May. 9S%. Corn—Ma v. t4. Oats—May, 53. vj. New York Grain. NYw York, March 19. Wheat—May. 1.03%. Corn—May, 78%. New York Produce. "•*.» New York. .March 19. Butter—Easy unchanged receipts S.S51. Ecgs—Easier." receipts. 35.870 firsts 16 seconds I5%@J5%. Poultry—Firm fowls, 14 turkeys, 15. Dressed—Firmer turkeys, 12 17 fowls, 10813 'Liverpool Grain. Liverpool. March 1!'. Wheat—Steady spot, 7s 3Vzd: May 7s "fed. Corn—Finn spot 5s 4 '/idy)5s id May 5s 6%d. New York Exchange. Chicago, March 19. New York ex change, 20 per cent premium. NEWS FROM GRINNELL. Need of Establishment of a Superior Court There, Emphasized. Special so i'iinea-Hcpublican. Grinnell, March 19.—A very interest ing and profitable hour was spent in the auditorium of the Congregational church last evening after the "benev olent-social" supper, in listening to some revelations of Japan and the .Japanese from the Ups of Rev. H. B. Newell, of JN'iigata, Japan, who has been in that country twenty years as a missionary of tlhe American board. As showing the inlluence of Protestant Christianity in that country, he stated that while the proportion of Christians to the whole population would give about one Christian to each parliament, the fact has ibeeti that from ten to lifteen have been found there and the presiding officer had been, in iiu-st of tile sixteen parliaments held, a Chris tian man of great inlluence ill the right direction. It was a matter of regret to all who were present, that the time of the speaker had to be greatly limited on account of the musical recital at the dedicatory exercises of tile new organ at the chapel. Alec Rose, wiho has been living in the W. H. Shaliun property on West street, moved yesterday to the farm of the Rlnefort Brothers, about live miles northwest of this city. F. S. Edge, who has been for several years the very acceptable passenger agent for the Iowa Central at this point, but who resigned about a month ago, has made' a start in the (handling of South Dakota, lands, having some 1.800 acres in one body, to which lie is directing the attention of prospec tive buyers. He is still In the ticket office here as no one has yet 'been sent to till the position. The annual celebration of the birth of Odd Fellowship in this country, will •be observed in U'niw district a.t New Sharon this yoar, on the 23rd Of April, and the Grinnell liebekah degree staff will give an exemplification of the secret work at that place at that time. W. H. Jones, of the Jones Piano Company, has been quite ill lately wltb stomach trouble, but is feeling some what better at the present writing. The Ladies' Aid society of the Metli^ odist church at Sonora, in Sheridan township, recently held an old time spelling contest which was unique in conception, and very successful in exe cution. The contestants were divided into classes according to ages. In each class two prizes had been provided, one for the boys and one for the girls, by the liberality of the merchants of Grinnell. The contests were quite ex citing and brought out an audience that taxed the capacity of the church. In connection with this part of the en tertainment an excellent supper was served, and, while all had a remark ably good time, there was a handsome sum of money realized toward the pay ment for furniture and other furnish ings for the church. The large number of cases appearing this term upon the docket of the dis trict court at Montezuma as originat ing in Grinnell, emphasizes again the especial need of the establishing of a superior court In this city, to which the law passed by the last legislature entitles us. The general opinion of those best posted In the matter Is that we not only greatly need It for the gen eral accommodation of the people of this viciinty. but that, as fast as the machinery can be set in motion to ob tain it. it will be done and we may ex pect to have It In full operation be fore very many months have passed. No Case on Record. There is no case on record of a cough or cold reisulting in pneumonia or consumption after Foley's Honey and Tar has been taken, as it will stop your. cough and break up your cold quickly. Refuse any but the genuine Foley's Honey and Tar in a yellow package. Contains no opiates and is safe and sui'e. McBride & Will Drug CO. NEW HOTEL FOR KELLOGG. The Old Moody House Purchased by O. E. Eisentrager—Other News. Special to Times-Republican. Kellogg, March 19.—The old Moody house has been purchased by O. E Eisentrager, and leased to Mr. Rose, proprietor of the Rose hotel, who will take possession April 1. The property will be thoroughly renovated and re furnished. Kellogg is greatly in need of a good, up-to-date hotel, where traveling men and the public generally will find it pleasant to stop. At the present time salesmen from the east on the evening trains rush thru to Xewton and return In the morning to see their customers here, and those from the west go on to Grinnell. The Christian Church society per petrated a pleasant surprise on Mrs. J. V. Williams, in the form of a kitchen shower at the home of her paren's, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Vance. Tho guests filled the house, and a rain of nearly every kind of utensil used in a kitchen was showered upon the sur prised recipient, thus showing appreci ation of the faithful services of Mrs. Williams in church and Endeavor. Mrs. Williams was the leading so prano in the choir, and her voice will be greatly missed. Miss Ethel Miller will begin her first term as a teacher next Monday in the Pleasant View school. Mrs. Flora Xesmith. north of town, is critically ill with pneumonia. The young babe of Airs. Herman Rohl, who died last week, is being cared for by its mother's sister at the family home. There was considerable speculation as to whom would be in trusted with the child, but altlio the aunt is young girl, she has shown adaptability, and settled the matter by declaring it would not go out of the family. The many friends of Mrs. Rohl will be ^'lad to learn that the fu ture of her babe is so well assured. This is Worth Remembering. Wheiiewr you have a. e.iugli or cold, just remember that Kulev'.s Hmiey and Tar will cure it. l)o not risk your] health by taking any 1-ut the genuine.! It is in a wlknv package. McBride &• I Will Drug Co. .... 1 t" ~i C- j, Demand Active, in That Market, With Prices Steady to Stronjr HOGS STEADY TO STRONG Prices Averaged Five Higher, Despite Poor Demand From Shippers and the Backwardness of Packers Light Run in Sheep, But Market Was Strong and 10 to 15 Higher. Chicago, March 19.—'Cattle There was an active demand at steady to strong prices, and there were advances in spots reaching 15 cents. The fact that only 15,000 cattle land ed hero yesterday after the sharp ad vances in values in the past three weeks is good evidence that the sup ply in the country has dwindled down to slim proportions convpared with a month or two ago. The effects of feed ers' skepticism in the trade -early this season are plainly in evidence nowa days. They put in a short supply of feeding steers and rushed to market a big share of the short fed kinds they then had on hand. Shortage for this season was thus inevitable and the outcome is a big jump In prices. Smaller hog supplies are another reason for the big advance 1n prices in late wevks. The markets have 'been crowded with cheap 'hog meats toward which the public turned favor rather than buy beef at the higher prices. Now the beef Is selling a little better but the killers say the trade is still not In shape to warrant such high prices for cattle, 'but as yet they 'have 'been at a loss to 11 ml means to check the ad vance. Hogs. Xotwithstanding the poor demand from shippers, anil the backwardness of packers, prices were steady to strong, averaging 5c higher. Yesterday saw the appearance of the 5-cent hog. One small lot of heavy porkers brought that price. Last Wednesday the top was $1.70. Prices have bounded upward faster than the trade generally expected, but It will be noticed that for two weeks receipts have fallen below the average. Offer ings at the river markets are falling off. and here the supply Is very much lighter than it was a few weeks ago. S.mie interpret tills to mean that the big end of the crop is In. and "that moderate receipts will be the rule from now on. Sheep. Sheep were 10® 15c higher, on a light run and strong demand. Colorado lambs sold at 7.85, the highest record of the year. Chicago Livestock. Chicago, March 19. Cattle—Estimated receipts for today. 6.000: opened 10c higher beeves, 4.50 "?rG.55 cows and heifers. 2.00ffi'5.50: stockers and feeders, email@example.com west erners. 4.25ff'5.50. H"gs--Estimated receipts for today. 29,000 opened strong: light. 4.50 55) 4.85 mixed, 4.60lffi4.95 heavy. 4.60(fi 4.95: rough, 4.50@'4.70 bulk of sales, 4.75^/4.85. Sheep—Estimated receipts for today. 10.000 opened strong: 4.25if?6.85: lambs, 5.85(?i7.S0 yearlings, firstname.lastname@example.org. THE DAY BEFORE. (For Comparison.) Chicago, March 18. Cattle—Estimated receipts for today 16.000 opened strong to 10c higher beeves, 4.40P6.40 cows and heifers, email@example.com stockers and feeders, 3.10@ 5.00: westerners, 4.25(S'5.20. Hogs—Estimated receipts for today, 33,000: opened 5c higher light, 4.50C(() 4.85 mixed, 4.f0£ti4.95 .heavy. 4.60 fi) 4.95: rough, 4.60#4-70 bulk of sales, 4.75 $i4.85. Sheep—Estimated receipts for today, 14,000: opened strong: 4.25 (i) 6.80 la nubs, firstname.lastname@example.org yearlings, 6.00 6.90. Representative Hog Sales. Below are given a few of the repre sentative hog sales: Average. Price 64 mixed and butchers ..213. 4.60 70 mixed and butchers ..226 4.75 63 mixed and butchers ..248 4.80 66 mixed and butchers ..234 4.95 59 good heavies 267 4.65 64 good heavies 291 4.70 62 good heavies 308 4.85 70 good heavies 283 4.90 27 rough heavies 394 4.55 19 rough heavies 381 4.60 42 rough heavies 357, 4.65 58 rough heavies 296 4.70 75 light hogs 153 4.55 73 light hogs 170 4.65 68 light hogs 181 4.70 70 light hogs 1S7 4.80 Representative Cattle Sales. Below are given a few of the repre sentative cattle sales: S cows .. 14 heifers Av. Price 26 steers 1018 4.60 24 steers 104S 4.90 21 steers 1091 5.05 23 steers 1123 5.25 22 steers 1156 5.50 20 steers 1208 5.65 21 steers 1266 5.80 17 steers 1330 5.95 19 steers 1375 6.15 20 steers .. 18 steers .. 17 steers .. 14 stockers 19 feeders 1419 1457 1493 618 1163 1285 890 6.30 6.40 6.45 3.15 5.00 5.20 4.75 Stockyard Notes. H. Anderson of Arthur. Iowa, had one load of 1380-lb steers on yesterday's market which sold at $6.20. 3. TToltkamp. West Point, a big deal er at that place, was on the marker with a shipment of cattle of his own feeding averaging 10T.O lbs which sold at $5.45. Herman Arp of Charlotte, marketed one load of cattle averaging 1310 lbs at Sfi.SO. This load consisted of twen ty head and included seven head of spayed heifers. Ed Cosgriff of Clarence, an old-time shipper to. this market, was on the market yesterday with butcher stuff and hogs the hogs sellimr at and the butcher cow^fe at .-J0. lie re- ,-4- •, ports hogs rather scarce in Ills section of the country. William lCrelger, New London, a prominent feeder, was on Wednesday's market with cattle and was well pleased with the market. Me reports very few cattle tn feed, and a fairly good number of hogs to come, but get ting pretty well thinned out. The upward lllghl of the cattle mar ket yesterday carried values to the highest level since la.sL November. One load of prime Angus steers sold at $6.65, which was tho best prieo since the week ending November 23. The first half of this week six lead ing western markets received 98,000 sheep nnd lambs, showing a decrease of 49.000 compared with a year ago and 59,000 decrease compared with the corresponding three days two years ago. Considering the fact that re ceipts at the six leading western mar kets have decreased over 500,000 thus far this year compared with same pe riod of 1907 It Is not surprising that values have advanced sharply during the past few weeks. Kansas Citv Live Stock. Kansas City. March 19. Cattle—Estimated receipts for today, 3,000 steady: native steers, 4.80^6.30 southern steers. 4.506/5.75 westerns, 4.75Si'6.10: native cows and heifers, 3.2T tf5.75 stockers and feeders. 3.50ft£5.2u. Hogs—Estimated receipts for todof, 9,000: steady heavy, 4.75'it'4.90: pack ers and butchers, 4.70Cd 4.90: lights, 4.55 04. SO. Sheep—Estimated receipts for today. 4,000 steady 5.2'5(ii 7.00 lambs. ti. i0(ii 7.50. 8t. Louis Livestook. St. 'Louis. March 19. Cattle—Estimated receipts for today, 1,000 steady steers. 4.25ft'i-6.40 stock ers a nil feed '.'.."lOfii 4.S5 cows and he 1 fers, 3.50 (ft 5.50. Mugs--1- receipts for today. 6,500 5c higher pigs and lights. 3.75fT 4.JSH packers, 4.2.""i/ 4.W0: butchers and best heavy, 4.856(4.95. Sheep—N'o market. Omaha Live Stock. Omaha, March 19. Cattle—Estimated receipt- for '. xiav, 2,500 lUfitliic higher steers, 4.50 (if 6.10: cows and heifers, 3.005(5.30 western steers, 3.504(5.40 stockers and feeders, 2.80(Jj 5.00. Hogs—Estimated receipts for today. 11,000 strong to 5c higher heavy, 4.60 0P4.75: light, 4.55#4.65 mixed. 4.'10 f® 4.65. Sheep—Estimated receipts for today, 5,500 steady 5.00!( 6.75 lambs, 6.50C(t' 7.50. LOCAL LIVESTOCK MARKET. Hogs. Brittain & Co., for farmers' hogs, de livered in wagon load lots at their fards, or bought by their countrj salesmen, are paying the following prices today: Ail hogs over 200 pounds—4.35. Pigs, 160 to 200 pounds—4.10. Pigs, 140 to 160 pounds—4.00. Pigs, 120 to 140 pounds—3.70. Pigs, 100 to 120 pounds—3.60. Cattle. Brittain & Co. are paying today, ac cording to grade, the following prices whlph, however, are subject to change without notice: Cutters—2.25 (ff* 2.75. Good cows and heifers—email@example.com. Good cows and heifers—firstname.lastname@example.org. Calves, 150 to 200 pounds—4.00. 'Calves, 200 to 300 pounds—3.50. Calves, over 300 pounds—email@example.com. Given Up to Die. B. Spiegei, 1204 N. Virginia St., Ev ansville, Ind., writes: "For over five years I was troubled with kidney and bladder affections whicli caused me much pain and worry. I lost flesh' and was all run down, and a year ago had to abandon work entirely. 1 had three of, the best physicians who did me no good and I was practically given up to die. Foley's Kidney Cure was recommended and the first bottle gave me great relief, and after taking the second bottle was entirely coured." Why not let it help you? McBride & AVill Drug Co. v^The Belmond News. Special to Times-Republican. Belmond, March 18.—An error was made in the statement regarding the public schools, which have never been closed on account of smallpox or any other disease tjiis year. There is only one ease of smallpox in town. The coming city election bids fair to toe a spirited one, on mayor. T.he present mayor, Mr. Reese, seeks re election, tout many want Mr. Val Grievey. The abuttment put in our bridge last fall, bids fair to being was-hed, so it will be unsafe, for water lias already undermined it. The fault is the current of water flowing from sew ers and wrains. This section of the country is awak ening to the necessity of ditching, and the county will put a ditch in two miles east. The length will 'be about four miles, and it will be 28 inch tile. It will drain six sections of land. Sev eral marshes could not be used unless drained. Altho there is opposition, still it is favored by the majority. Mr. Harbls, an old resident here, aged 05, is dangerously ill. A physi cian from Dows was called, but could not give much hope for 'his lecovery. A Pleasant Physic. When you want a pleasant physic give Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets a trial. They are mild and gentle in their action and always pro duce a pleasant cathartic effect. Call at all dealers' drug stores for a free sample. AUTOMOBILES ^axshctllttfmn Iflura, starch 19 19QB (J Itinerary of Atlantic Fleet Ignores Existence of Mika do's Empire JAP AGGRESSION IS STOPPED Nipponese Wake Up to Realization of Fact That China Has Strong Friends in Great Britain and Uncle Sam— Yellow Peril Assumes Less Alarming Aspect. (Special Washington Correspondence.) Washington. March 19. llovv com pletely Japan lias been surrounded and hedged about by the susplclon-bred alliances or western nations, lias been Illustrated in the development of the fact that Great Britain is bound by some sort of diplomatic understand ing to guarantee *'hiua against unfair aggressions of any other power. I lit' fact has been made public in rather vague form as an incident to the re cent troubles between Tokio and Pe kin over the Tatsu Maru Inoident. The world's diplomacy talks less about the ytllow peril than It did a few years ago. for one reason, and the chief one, because tile phrase is dis agreeable to a powerful and quick tempered nation but diplomats point out will) some satisfaction that one reason why there Is less of the yellow peril is that western nations have pret ty well organized themselves against lis menace. Japan's alliance with Mritain was supposed, at the time it was renewed two years ago as a square defensive and offensive undertaking, to assure the place of Japan as rather more than an independent member of the group of first powers. But Japan's ambitions, If she has them. .for a career of ex pansion are none the less circum scribed by various conditions. When there was reason to fenr that relations between the United States and Japan might be strained to the breaking point. it developed very promptly that Germany was prepared to lend her sympathy to this nation in case of trouble. Tile kaiser has long been the most seriously concerned of all western rulers about the menace of oriental competition for world dominion. Then when Japan turned I ward her ally, England, she found the tie of relationship so strong be tween the two branches of the Anglo Saxon race that It menaced even her alliance. The American fleet was or dered to tie Pacific. In disregard of Japanese susceptibilities, tho with the assurance that the visit was one of friendship, and being in the Pacific, it has been ordered home by way of the far east—but with Japan left out of the line of progress. It is nothing less than a snub to Japan, so dainty tha^ it can't well he resented and it Is still more it is the notification that between the United States and the British empire relations .are so good that the visit of friendship is to be made to a far-away colony of Britain in preference to Jap an. Now comes the development of an understanding by which Britain is bound to take sides with China in case the latter is the object of aggression. This situation apparently forecloses possibility of serious aggression by! Japan in China, a field which without I much doubt, as diplomats view it, Japan has had in mind to exploit fully. But there will be no clash of arms over the Tatsu incident, and English influence is well understood to have prevented it. In short, Japan Is being Isolated In a fashion which seems to cut off her op por'.un'ty to reap much of the benefit of the advances she has recently made. Even Russia has entered into a coj vention with England which seems 1 certain to remove the possibilities of serious friction in Tibet, Afghanistan and Persia. The arrangement, indeed, has been subjected to serious criticism in England, hut on the whole It is re garded by diplomats as a. guarantee of a long term of comfortable rela tions. The peace pacts of the east ap pear directed to the business of Iso lating Japan, just as those of Europe in recent years, tinder the skillful dip lomacy of Edward have been aimed at the disarming of Germany. Japan and Germany are regarded as the two prime menaces to world-peace and in each case Britain Is credited with 500 CADILLAC Cadillac and Buick Also Oilier Higher Priced Cars. Write for Information and cat 'hij "Will demonstrate machines. JOHN HANSON «r TAMA, IOWA. 4 BACK AGAIN managing the diplomatic situation so ns to prevent either of them breaking the peace. hooking on these tilings, diplomacy Inclines to the belief that the outlook for settled and safe inter national relations is better than for a long period In the past. Zearing. Special to Timcs-Ucpublican. Zearing, MarcJi 19.—A second cau cus was held Monday night, at which time the people's ticket was placed in nomination as follows: Mayor -George Barnard. 'ierk—E. II. Hedges. Treasurer—('. H. Lei toy. Assessor—'N. A. Klinson. 'ouneilmen. three years, W. II. Go gcrty, William lilghtfoot one year. George Meade. Miss Grace En low, who has been suffering with laryngitis for the past week, left Wednesday morning for her home at Cedar Kails. M.lss Alice John ston Is ifllllng her position as assistant principal of the high school. 'Mr. Otis Rogers is on the sick list. Mr. A. J. HinecUer, of Marshall!own. was a business caller here Wednesday. Mr. A. M. Williams and daughter. •Mrs. J. C. Armstrong of ('lemons, vis ited relatives here Wednesday. Mr. Earl Burkhart was a Marshall town visitor Wednesday. Mrs. Koy Koe anil sister. Miss f^ola Gaibreath. of Mot"allsburg. were, shop ping in town Wednesday. Mrs. T. J. Pollock is suffering with an attack of the grippe. Miss Edna Thatcher, who has lieen teaching in Wyoming, returned home last Friday. Hubbard. Special '.o Time u. iiuoflcan. Hubbard. March 18.—R. R. Swallum spent Tuesday in Des Moines, on bus iness. Mrs. W. E. Nichols and son, of Iake Park, are visiting iher sister. Mrs. W. V. Wilson. T. W. Strother and wife, and Cal Boylan and wife, spent Sunday, at the J. H. Strother home in New Provi dence. George Hough and wife have moved into the rooms east of the post office, and set up housekeeping until their new home is completed. Mr. I.erow Crissey and wife departed for their home in Minnesota an Mon day, after several months' stay at the homo of Ills lather, Mr. William Crlssy. Mr. Wesley Grove of LaPorte City, spent Sunday at his parents' home, returning to I^aporte on Monday. Will Horlseher returned on Friday from Marshall. Minn., being called there the previous week 1y the death of his brother-in-law, Ernest Meier. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Albery have de cided to make this their home and have rented a house in the west, part of town. lt „.« Auburn Town Caucus. 4 Special to Times-Republican. Auburn, March 10.—A town caucus was held for the purpose of nominating a mayor, two councilmen, recorder .^nd assessor there were only two candi dates for mayor, G. M. Parker and W. A. Carroll. On ballot, the former was chosen by a majority of one vote. \V. A. Carroll is now holding the office as mayor by appointment, caused by the former mayor, Otto Gamatz. moving out of town on his farm. J. H. Janseti and John Skelp were nominated for councilmen for two years E. H. 'Merrill, recorder, and E. Reardon, assessor. Notice to Our Customers. We are pleased to announce that Foley's Honey and Tar for coughs, colds and lung troubles is not affected by the National Pure Food and Drug law as it contains no opiate or other harmful drugs, and we recommend it as a safe remedy for children and adults. McBride & Will Drug Co. A: J. CLARK BROKER GRAIN, STOCKS AND COTTON. Member Chicago Board of Trade. WARE AND LELAND Chicago and New York CORRESPONDENTS. Cash correspondent for W. L. Greene Commission Co., St. Louis Brodnax & McLiney, Kansas City Ware & Leland. Chicago. Get our bids before selling. Ask for our daily market letter. Beth 'Phones 165. Office Room 8 Tremont Block. DR. MAHLON RUSSELL Veterinarian Graduate TELEPHONE, BANGOR, IOWA. Bob Sundheimer, the Chicago Horse Buyer WANTED! Will be at Allen Bros. Feed Yard, Marshalltown, la. Sat. March 21 To buy all kinds of fat horses. Bring in your good ones. Will buy anything that is fat from the smallest Shetland pony to the largest of draft horses. Will pay the highest cash market price for all kinds of horses re gardless to age. Slight blemishes not objectionable WILL'BE THERE RAIN OR SHINE 500 Hansell Business Change. Special to Tirnes-Kepubllcan. Hansell, March IX.—Messrs. f-Iolub and Wolf, of Hampton, have leased the \Run Down If your doctor lays lal^e Ayer's 5or« 'parilla, then taf(c it. If he hat any- Wanted—1 *"lrst class coats maker at once. V. T. Brown, Eldora, la. Wanted—If you have a modern or part ly modern 5 or 6 room house for rent, address 5.11 West State, or call new 'phone 14,1. "WanlecT—'forTcows. F. TO. Bills, or see M. E. Melvin. room 15 Woodbury build ing. Wanted—Single man to work on farm, by month or year. J. F. Shultz, rural No. 4. Wanted—Go-cart, phonograph and records. State price and kind. "A-19" care of T.-R. Wanted—Work by the day. Call over Hood's Wholesale store. Wanted—Barber, at once, first class man ground floor: four chairs J14 per. W. N. Draper, Estherville, la. Wanted—On farm near city, experi enced farm hand by the year commenc ing April first. No boozer need apply. Address "J-19" care of this office. Wanted—Barber first class work man steady job married man pre ferred. Address Robert Todd, El dora, Iowa. Wanted—To trade Des Moines prop erty for Marshalltown. Address "D-16," care T.-R. Wanted—Competent girl for gener»i house work. Call friornings. Mrs. Elmer Tuffree, 412 North Second ave nue. Wanted Hustling men. Distribute samples and circulars. No canvassing. Globe Adv. & Dis't. Assn., Chicago. Wanted At Stoddart hotel, dining room girls and extra glrl^ Wanted—Cook at county farm per month. J. C. Koontz, Marshalltown. For Sale—Golden Red herd of Duroc Jersey bred gilts, sired by West's Per fection 74627, bred by O. S. West. His blood lines run back to several firsts and sweepstakes taken at Des Moines fairs. Farrowing from April 11 to May i., 1908. Oliver Rosdale, LeGrand, la. Route No. 1. Call or write. For Sale—Choice Brown Leghorn eggs, 75 cents a setting. B. M. Car penter, 514 North Second avenue. For Sale or Rent—Two good 10-room houses. Inquire at 7 South Eighth street. For Sale—Good, young roadster also White Rock eggs for hatching, 15 for 50 cents. 7 South Eighth street. For Sale—Two good Shorthorn bull calves, 11 and 15 months old. Rural 3, H. W. Moninger. For Sale—Eggs for hatching: Barred Rocks, Buff Cochins, Buff Orpingtons, Silver Spangle Hamburgs, Toulouse ONE CENT A WORD. WANTED $25 steward. Wanted—Salesmen of ability and neat appearance to call on all merchants in their territory elegant side line, con venient to carry good commissions prompt remittance. Belmont Mfg. Co., Cincinnati, O. Wanted —Would like to hear at once from owner having good farm for sale. Not particular about location. Please give price and reason for selling, and state when possession can be had. h Darbyshire, Box 984 S.Rochester, N. Y. FOR SALE For Sale or Rent—Modern 7-room house. 802 East State. H. R. McMahon. For Sale—Vacant lot, 75x62%, on paved street, three blocks from Main. Paving, cement walks and sewer con nection all paid, $600. F. W. Arm strong, Tremont block. For Sale^-Black mare, five years, weighs 1400. Gray horse four years, 1500. Eadie Ward Piano Co. per setting. Write for price list. A. C. Bryngelson, LeGrand, la. SATIN SKIN SPECIALTIES. For Sale Pedigreed Jersey cow. Chemically pure. F. L. Meeker. For Sale—Seven dozen Plymouth Rock hens. L. H. Will, 1806 West Main street. New 'phone 384. For Sale —Seven dozen Plymouth Rock hens. L. H. Will, 1806 West Main street. New 'phone 384. For Sale—The residence property of the late O. B. Barrows, corner of State and Third streets. Will %ell with or without the buildings. C. C. Trine. For Sale—Ostrich plumes, all kinds, half price. Mrs. LaShelle. 8 East Lin coln street. New 'phone 871. For Sale—Imported Percheron stal lion, weight 1850. Inquire of B. F„ or C. A. Robinson, rural route No. 1, City. For Sale or Rent—A new, modern house about May 1st. This house is LIFE INSURANCE. F. H. HOUGHTON, .. MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA Ice corner store and will put in a largo line of general merchandise and cloth ing. The new firm expects to be all ready for business by April 1. If you are ail run down, easily tired, thin, pale, nervous, go to your doctor. Stop guess ing, stop experimenting, go direct to your doctor. Ask his opinion of Ayer's non-alco holic Sar8aparilla. No alcohol, no stimula tion. A blood purifier, a nerve tonic, a strong alterative, an aid to digestion, absolutely new, on a paved street and will be a very desirable residence. See M. C. Keenan, over 11 West Main. For Sale —Bonnie View White Wy andotte eggs from high scoring pens. Satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs. N. W. Burbank, New Sharon. Iowa, For Sale—Buy a setting of Weber's pure white Plymouth Rock eggs, and raise prize winners. Fifteen eggs, $1. Gus. J. Weber, 607 Woodbury street. For Sale Cheap, a $95 piano cer tificate. W. E. Clayman, Conrad, la. For Sale 1,000 loads of dirt. In quire of C. A. Palmer, 408 West Church. For Sale 8 pure bred shorthorn bulls, Roosevelt type. Panic prices. A. J. Banks, Montour. For Sale—Thoroughbred Partridge Wyandotte eggs from best winter lay ing strain of this beautiful and prac tical breed. Set your hens early and get pullets that will work for you whoa your neighbor's birds are waiting for warmer weather. Write for season's egg record, and see when I get my egga. Three pens to select from. Prices, sittings of fifteen: First pen, $2 sec ond pen, $1.50 third pen, $1. Rodney C. Wells, Marshalltown, Iowa. For Sale or Trade 280 acrest Clarlc county. South Dakota unimproved. All tillable, 5 miles from market. exchange for Seattle property. Will M. C.. Keenan, 11 West Main street, Mar shalltown, Iowa. For Sale—On easy payments, bar fix tures, new and second hand billiard and pool tables, billiard and bowline supplies. We lead in cheap prices. Til* Brunswlck-Balke-Collender Company* Marshalltown, Iowa. FOR RENT For Rent—Pleasant front room and smaller one adjoining, in Kibbey build ing. Call room 15 Kibbey building. For Rent—Modern seven-room cot tage on North Center street. Inquire of Fred Barber, 116 North First street. For Rent—Five room house at 408 Woodbury street. A. C. Lockwood. For Rent—Owing to sickness in the family I will rent my fifty-acre farm nine miles from Marshalltown. Will also sell to renter team, wagon, har ness, brood sows, 150 chickens, 125 cords wood sawed, 300 posts, 30,000 feet lumber in log, all ready for sawmill.. This is a snap. You need no money. Inquire 804 West Main, new 'phone 555 white. For Rent—After April 1st, 1908, room over Tremont boiler house now occupied by Telephone Co. Steam heat, water, tile floor, closet, toilet, paved alleys, good light, just the thing tor. light manufacturing. A. A. Moore. For Rent—Fine piano. J-7, care T.-R. For Rent—April 1, a six-room house. City water and sewer. Nearly new.. Address W-10, care T.-R. For Rent Furnished room at 123 East State street. For Rent—Furnished room, modern, 202 North First avenue. For Rent—Furnished room for gen tlemen adjacent to hotels. Address A-ll, care T.-R. MISCELLANEOUS. Old Carpets Made Into Ruga—Hep ner Rug Works, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Write for booklet. Do this immediately. FORD'S FLOWERS, Flowers for all occasions. We have fancy carnations and blooming plants in any quantity, and make pieces for funerals. Our flowers are on sale at» Simmons* Book Store. Call and see them. Both phones, new No. 10, old 231T. Green houses 1400 East Nevada street. Be kind to your skin. Use only Satin skin cream and Satin skin powder.^ 25c. CUT RATE SHIPPING Cut Rates on household goods to Pacific coast and other points. Su perior service at reduced rates. The Boyd Transfer Co., Minneapolis, Minn. Cut Rates on household goods to Pacific coast and other points. Su perior service at reduced rates. The Boyd Transfer Co., Minneapolis, Minn. Wanted Everybody to Know that the AMERICAN DISPATCH MES SENGER CO. DELIVERS Parcels and Packages. Wanted Everybody to Know that the AMERICAN DISPATCH MES SENGER CO. DELIVERS Parcels and Packages. Wanted Everybody to Know that the AMERICAN DISPATCH MES SENGER CO. DELIVERS Parcels and Packages. Reliable messengers furnished. Prompt service, reasonable. ratea 'Phones—New, 805 Old, 63. Reliable messengers furnished. Prompt service, reasonable. ratea 'Phones—New, 805 Old, 63. Reliable messengers furnished. Prompt service, reasonable. ratea 'Phones—New, 805 Old, 63. J. F. CROSBY J. F. CROSBY J. F. CROSBY & East State. Manager. & East State. Manager. & East State. Manager. Auctioneering PURE BRED LIVE STOCK AND FARM SALES. CATALOGS COM PILED AND PRINTED, ALSO SALE BILLS. SEE US BEFORE CHOOSING DATE. WE CAN INTEREST YOU IN A NEW PROPO SITION. WE WILL ALSO CLERK YOUR SALE. THREE SHORT HORN BULLS, 1 STRAIGHT SCOTCH AND ONE YOUNG SCOTCH COW. PRICES RIGHT. BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCK EGGS FOR SALE FROM BOTH COCKEREL AND PULLET MATING PENS. ASK ABOUT THEIR SCORES. ALSO. A FULL LINE OF FIRE AND F. G. HOUGHTON, Sale! op for immediate or future delivery. ALBION, IOWA First-class ice in car 1 load lots for sale,either Marshall Ice Co. Marshalltown, la.