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THOUGH FIRST SESSION WAS HELD IN RAIN IT WAS SUC CESSFUL r?. 1 ,• Chariton Is Entertaining Many Visitors Who Are in Attendance at the Chau. tauqua-^Addresses Delivered by Sunday was also a grand treat for ithc patrons of the Chautauqua. At 11 a. m. the audience had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Mcintyre, his sub ject beftig, "Buttoned Up People." He held his audience spellbound for an hour and a half. Dr. Mcintyre did not expect to speak until the after noon hour but exchanged places on the program with General Ballington Booth, commander of the Volunteers of America,, who was very tired and felt unable to deliver a sermon. In the afternoon at 2 p. m. General Booth favored his hearers with a splendid talk. In the evening they again had the pleasure of listening to the general, who spoke on "The Church and the Chufchless." Other Chariton News. Mr. a»d Mrs. B. O. Brightwell of Osceola oxpect to move back to this 4?ity again this week and will make their home here. Mrs. A, E. Dent left today for Spo tone, Wash., for a visit with her sis ter. Mre, B. Karl. She goes with the ..tope that change will prove beneficial to her health, which has not been good for the past year. Miss May Waynick is expected home .tomorrow from an extended trip •through the east. While gone she •visited all the principal cities and joints of interest. Mr- and Mrs. Frank Curtis and children arrived Saturday night from Iowa Falls and will make this place their future home again. Their many Vfriends welcome this most estimable 'family back. They will reside in .their property just east of the square. W. E. Lewis left last evening on a few days' business trip to Chica go. Rev. Chittenden left for his former home in Sac. City Saturday to preach the funeral sorrnon of his late friend, Hon. D- C. Early. Frank Clark of Burlington spent Sunday with his parents in this city The Misses Carrie and Mary Reibel •who have been visiting at the home xf their cousin, A. C. Reibel, went to Oakley Saturday for a visit at the home of Wm. Burgett. Rev. Aughey filled the pulpit in the Presbyterian church at Russell Sun day. Quite a number of youn peo ple drove out to the home of George Gustafsofl in Whitebreast township, Saturday evening, where the time was spent in a most enjoyable man 'ner, Mrs. Viola Peterson returned to her home in Fort Dodge this morn-: Jpg after a pleasant visit with rela tives here and at Oakley. The' Misses Ella and Esther Dahl strom returned from Indianola Sat urday eyening after a week's visit with friends. Mrs. Lon Giltner of Ottumwa stop ped over in Chariton Saturday while on her way home from Harlan for a visit with Mrs. Qllie Holmes. Mrs. E. E. Lewis arrived from Cres ton Saturday for a week's visit with .. relatives and to be in attendance at the Chautauqua. The many friends of Charles Hob Bon, a son of William Hobson of this city, will be sorry to hear of the ac client that befell him Friday night while switching in the yards at Albia. He fell and was run over by the en gine, mangling his left leg so badly that amputation just below the knee was necessary. He was taken to the Ottnmwa hospital, where the opera tion was performed. His many friends hope that his recovery will he speedy. Chariton, Aug. 8.—Dwight Eastman arrived from Jay yesterday for a visit •frith his father S., Eastman. The members of the Christian church Sunday school enjoyed a pic nlc at Spring Lake park yesterday, but owing to the rain in the earlier part of the afternoon they were compelled to come home before the day's pleasure was over. It is perhaps needless to Inform you that I am sOll doing business At tflie old stand. '^SHEPHERD'S RANCHE" and that in my contemplated early removal to my new building, that the business will continue without interruption. Both Phones 664. Mrs- J. P, Borg and daughter Evalyn returned last evening from an extend ed visit with Mrs. Borg's parents in Gowrie. Her sister. Miss Ada Caller Strom, accompanied her home for a visit. Carlyle Stout of Newburn was a bust pess caller in this city Friday,, Frank Andrews of Memphis, Tenn., iEj spending a few days this week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. An drews. "New Shepherd's Ranche" General Sallington Booth and Others bJ.fi-fSr CliaxiW, A\ig. 10.—The Lucas coun ty Chautaqua opened Saturday eve ning under unfavorable circumstances, owing to a downpour of raiu just at the time of commencement, but nev ertheless at 7 o'clock Mrs. McConnell and Miss. Ludwig gave the audience some very line music for fifteen min utes, when Elias Day, the character impersonator, took the platform and ejitertai&ed his bearers for an hour in a most creditable manner. Those who were in attendance speak of the en tertainment as being better than any thing they had ever heard of in that line, Miss Augusta Householder returned home Thursday night from an extend ed trip in the east- While gone she JAS. H. SHEPHERD, ii ii ji- "Shppjtord's Rottche." Corner Main and Washington Sts, OTTUMWA, IOWA.] visited with friends in Boston,-and Washington, D. C. Mrs. Gould of Burlington is an ex pected guest of Mrs. Steve Hickman. Sidney Aumack is away from his post of duty this week being threat ened with an attack o£ typhoid fever. Rev. and Mrs. Walter Crozier of Ke ota arrived here for a visit with the. parents of the former, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Crozier, near Russell. Mrs. Mamie Kuhns returned to her home in Chicago yesterday after a vis it with her mother, Mrs. B. F. Bates who has been seriously ill but is now improving.. The remains of David Crawford were brought to Chariton last evening 'from Kansas City for interment In the Chariton cemetery. Mr. Crawford is the father of Mrs. Wm. JPickler of this city. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon. The many friends of Joseph Sproutt will be sorry to hear of his death which occurred Thursday night at his home in Derby. Mr. Sproutt at the time .of his demise was 76 years of age and was one of the oldest settlers in the coun ty, having, located in an early day on his farm iji Union township where he moved to Derby. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from his late home in Derby. The second annual Lucas County Chautauqua will begin this evening. Elias Day the imf ersonator is the first number on the program and will no doubt delight his hearers beyond their expectations. PREPARE FOR FAIR. Annual Event in Davis County Prom ises to be Successful. Bloomfleld, Aug. 10.—A meeting of the Davis county agricultral society was held at the court house Saturday afternoon to complete arrangements for the Davis county fair which will be held September 16-18, and to trans act other business in relation thereto. Harvey Wray, president, of the as sociation, acted as chairman of the meeting and J. C. Brouberd as sec retary. The association has decided to build a cattle barn thirty-two feet by 112 in size, with an alley extending through the length of the building. The work of erecting it will be commenced soon, and the structure will be ready for use when the fair opens next month. It was also decided at the meeting to have a number of special attractions at the fair and steps are being taken to becure them, it- was further deeided to secure expert judges for all stock entered. The association hopes to be able to secure judges from the state agricultural college at Ames. From the plans and preparations now in hand the Davis county fair this fall will doubtless surpass any former one in the history of the association. In the case of the State of Iowa vs. Sarah Gailey, tried in Justice 'Grider's couEt, the charge being that of dis turbing the peace. Justice Grider ren dered his decision Saturday morning, the defendant being acquitted of the charge.. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Davis and daugh ters, Charlotte and Blanche, depart ed yesterday for Chicago, where Mr. Davis will look after business affairs for a few days and will then return home, while Mrs. Davis and the girls will visit with relatives and friends for three or four weeks. Irvin S. Pepper of Muscatine, arriv ed here Saturday morning for a few days' visit with friends. Mr. Pepper is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Pepper of South Ottupmwa and he will visit his parents before returning to Mus catine. Mrs. H. C. Taylor returned Satur day from an extended visit in Califor nia. Mrs. Stella Weiney and son George who have been visiting at Mrs. Wei ney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Dunn, for several days, departed Sat urday for their home ?near Mil ton. Attorney D. H. Payne returned -Sat urday from a few weeks' outing at Lake Okoboji. Mrs. Payne and son Ralph will re main a week longer in the region' of Okoboji. Rev. Alice Wickizer occupied the Methodist pulpit Sunday morning, in the absence of Rev. J. W. Potter, and gave the congregation an excellent ser mon, As a public speaker, Rev. Wick izer easily ranks among the leaders in the state. Russell. Russell, Aug. 10.—Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Long and daughter left Friday for a ten days' visit at Iowa City and Wil liamsburg. Misses Ora and Rena Crisswell of Creston have been visiting friends in Russell the past week. Aa party of young folks from Rus sell went to Chariton river Thursday evening for a moonlight picnic. Miss Iva King of Russell went to Bethlehem Friday to visit at the home of T. J. Hancock. Mrs. Patterson went to Chariton Fri day to visit her daughter Mrs. Cul bertson and attend the Chautauqua. Agency. Agency, Aug. 10.—Mrs, L. E. Whiti cer and children left Thursday for their home in Indiana, after spending several weeks at the home of Mr. and MrB. H. N. Spry. Miss Ethel Hlxson of Carepn is here and expects to make her future home with her father, R. C. Hixon. Mrs. Ripe of Ottumwa visited her sister, Mrs. F. A. Bell, last week. There will be an Epworth League social at James Connelly's Wednesday evening, August 8. Miss Nora Fisk of Willard was an over-Sunday visitor with Miss Fannie Nye. Mra. Birdie Newell of Peabody, Kaa., is visiting relatives here. Mrs. F. L. Streblow left Saturday for California. He will stop in Colorado to visit his daughter. Mrs. A. E. Riffle has been sick dur ing the past week. Mise Belle Albert of Floris visited last waek at the home of I. L. JHc Keown. Prof. J. C. Richter has resigned as principal of the public school here. He does not expect to teach during the eoming year. E. G. fickle, who has been the C-, B. & Q. agent here for several years, has accepted a better position at Fairfield, Mrs. Jesse Ankrom was taken very sick last Thursday. She is improving very slowly. The old depot on the north side of town is being pulled down. A new one will be built on the south side. J. M. Simmons of Terrel, Texas, is visiting at the home of Wm. Page. There will be an old people's service at the Methodist church next Sunday morning, August 16. Mrs. Ed Jones and son, Clyde, left Friday for Chicago, to visit her sisters. Miss Dot.tie Miller gave a piano -re cital at her home Saturday evening. Many of. her friends were present and all enjoyed the music. The following was the program carried out: La Grace Yalse Duette, Op. 207 Bohm Misses Gladys Clements and Mary Lanhing. Grand March ..King Miss Mayme Pierson. Green Meadow Waltz Edith Connelly. Water Sprite" ...... .Mack .Lange Ethel Simpson. Holiday March........ ..,,. .Kimball Nellie Carver. Dance Capriccio, Op. 104 .Cadmus j. '..Miss Dottie Miller, (a) Garland of, Roses Schottische ...... ....Streabbog (b) Rose Mazurka ......Schmoll Katie Shearer. Express Train, Op. 230 Tourble Miss Gladys Clements Little Fairy WaltzStreabbog May Miller. La Campagnarde Valse Godard Cora Reno. Golden Rain Nocturne Cloy Miss Mary Lanning. Snow Bells Duette, Op. 451 Behr Edith Connelly and Ethel Simpson. Robin's Return Fisher .i Miss Dottie Miller. \, Woolson. Woolson, Aug. 10.—Mr. and Mrs. Crew of New Canton, 111., are here vis iting their daughter, Mrs. George Bar nard. Mrs. Arthur Hunnicutt and three children of Nassau passed through here Thursday on their way to Sa lem to visit for a week with rela tives. Andy Elmore, while working on the section, accidentally had a pick run through his hand, which compelled him to lay off for some time. Miss Mabel Page of Des Moines is visiting relatives hereabouts this week. Arthel Hadley, Emma Hadley, Ver le Ireland and Stacy McCracken are normalttes at' Fairfield just now. Lightning struck the Hinshaw house last Wednesday. The chimney was torn down and the brick fell on Dickey Hinshaw. The C. E's had a union meeting Sunday night at. Hopewell, north of Richland. There was a party at Wm.Dana kenbush's last Wednesday in honor of Mrs. Danalcenbrush's fiftieth birth day. Jess Andrews has started to the Da kotas overland. ,. Richland. Richland, Aug. 7.—The Misses Lou ise and Josephine Thome of Dubuque, arrived in the- city Monday and spend the remainder of the summer with their brother, W. L. Thome and wife. Mrs. John Bristow and daughter, Pearl, departed over the Central on Tuesday for Kansas, where they will visit relatives. Mrs. Amanda Tracy was a Brighton visitor yesterday. Abner Chancey went to Ollie Mon day. Rev. J. H. Painter filled the ..pulpit at the Christian church Sunday morn ing and evening. Messrs. G. W. DeLong, Lorrie Hol lingsworth, accompanied by the Miss es Effie Elder. Bertha and Franc Worthington, drove to Linby Sun day. Mrs. I. H. Hunt is home after an extended visit in Fort Dodge .-with her. daughter, Mrs. Eugene Carmlch ael. J. Frank Wray was the: guest of friends in Winfleld Sunday. J. M. White, wife and daughter Mer cedes will leave in a few' days for California and Colorado to remain a couple of weeks. Miss May Smith of Sigourney Is the guest of Mrs. Ithena Reed. Miss Carrie Pringle is home from Cedar Falls, where she has been at tending summer school. Oscar Sinslow was in Chicago on Thursday. Chas. Ward, Marshal Gingles and families are in Kansas visiting rel atives. Gilbert i^vans, Wade Trigg, Dayle Wade and Fred Sellars went to Wash ington over the Milwaukee last Sun day. Albia. Albia, Aug. 7.—District court con venes here on Monday, August 17, with Judge Frank W. Eichelberger on the bench. It will be a five weeks' term. There is an unusually heavy docket, including forty-one divorce cases and a large criminal docket. Mrs. Asbury and son, Zell, returned home yesterday from a week's visit with relatives and friends near Blakes burg. The members of the Presbyterian Sunday school held their annual picnic yesterday in the Collins grove south of town. It was a fine day and a large crowd was present. They report a fine time. John Canning of Omaha, Nebraska, is spending a two weeks* vacation at the parental Ed Canning home north of town. Mrs. J. J. Webber 1s visiting with her daughters, Mrs. Kaufman and Mrs. Stiebrenner, at Platte, South Dakota. She expects to be gone about two weeks.- C. F. Christie of Des Moines was trasacting business in town this morn ing. A 4- mi. -m vv niiuiii transacting busines in town yesterday, E. M. Golden of Keokuk is transact ing business in~ Albia today. Miss Edith Kiotz of Creston was an Albia visitor yesterday. E. Higbee of Bloomfleld was in town yesterday on business. John P. Reese of Albia, the Iowa mine operators' commissioner, and Joe Sharp of OskAlobga, vice president of the U. M. W. of A., district 18, were settling a local dispute in Albia yester day. The storm Of Wednesday played hav oc among the shade trees in Albia, par ticularly one in front of the borne of C. Boggs on South Main street. It blew over a large maple, the top of which landed on (the house. No great amount of damage was done to the building, and fortunately no one was hurt. Mrs. W, L. Vailandingham and sons, Keith and Wiayne, left yesterday for & visit with friends in Knoxville, Mari shalltown and Rose Hill. Miss Bertha Bloch, who has been vis iting MipB Tony Kaufman of Knoxville, returned to Albia yesterday to "spend a few weeks' visit with Miss Cora Loeb, before returning to her home ift New York. Mrs. Ed Wright, who has been quite ill for the past week, is reported ag some better today. Rev. G. M. Tourtell of Greenfield, was visiting friends in Albia yesterday. E. W. Anspach of Creston was in town yesterday looking after his busi ness affairs. He expects, to move to Albia in a short time. F. C. Lofland of Opk&loosa was in town on business yesterday. J. W. Albright of Burlington, was an Albia visitor yesterday Albia/ Aug. 10.—'Fall, Wright & Ham mond shippped 61 head of cattle from Buxton Saturday. They were very fine cattle, being fed' by Judson Kerr, Theywere yearlings and weighed 1,280 pounds. Mr, and Mrs. A: C. Perry spent Sun day with relatives at Given Mrs. Ed Wright, who has been quite ill for the past week is able to be around again. w. C. Hammond is in Chicago' on business today. James Powell was visiting his son in Oskaloosa Saturday and friends in El dyvllle Sunday. There-were no services at the First Presbyterian church yesterday, the pastor being out of town on his'Va cation. J. M. Hicks of Unionville was in town this morning on his way home from western Nebraska, where he has beeq on business. T. J, Hawthorn of College Springs is visitng relatives and friends in town. C. O, Wilson of Des Moines spent Sunday in town. E. H. Gamble and W. S. Bilbey are transcting businees in Albia today. E. B. Boyd of Indianola is in Albia on business today. W. H. Carson and S. D. Wilson of Oskaloosa are transacting business in town today. John Buskirk of Marshalltown is visiting relaiiveS"aild -friends Ui Albia today. W., ,6,. Mitcfoar of Ottumwa spent Sunday in Albia,,' Roy C. Brown til Muscatine is trans acting business ii A*bia today. J. C. Wilson of Burlington spent Sunday in town. Will Hale of Chicago is transacting business in Albia today. Hurtteston. Humestpn, Aug. 10.—Mr. and Mrs. A. Smith are visiting with friends in Kansas this week. Miss Emma Rice is attending normal at Chariton, Misses Maud Clark and Edith Rea of Corydon, were Humeston visitors Monday. Miss Maud Crqckett of Corydon, spent Sunday with' her parents, Mr and Mrs. C. A. Crockett. Misses Mabel and Nell Rea were the guests at the Crawford home Tuesday. Miss Myrtle Ryan returned this week from a three weeks' visit at Des Moines and Lake Okoboji. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Hupieston have returned from their western trip through Colorado and Utah. The most of their time was spent with the fam ilies of A. E. Humeston and Ralph Brant of Collbran, Colo., who were formerly residents of Humeston. ,.. Mr. and Mrs. George Bishop are en joying a visit from their daughter Mrs. Orville Phillips, whose home' Is in Philadelphia. The Home State bank" is being re modeled in every way. A new vault has been built since the fine safe has been purchased, the building thorough ly cleaned and new furniture is now be ing added. When the work is com pleted all may feel, a just pride in this institution. Miss Maude Greenlee goes to Omaha next Monday to spend a few days* Mrs. J, F. Hlnchliff is visiting rela tives in Galesburg. Mrs. J. B. Carpenter and daughter Miss Tot left today for Tekama, Neb., where Mr. Carpenter has leased the Merchant's hotel and,where they will make their future home. Mrs. E. G. Foltz has returned from a visit with relatives and friends at Kellerton. Word was receiyed here Wednesday evening by James Lynch, that his mother, Mrs. Thos. Lynch who was vis iting with her daughters in Omaho.was dying. Mr. Lynch'and hife sister, Mrs. George Gardner left on the 9:18 the sar"« evening but. did not leach Omaha until several hours after the death of their mother. They returned Friday with the remains of .Mrb. Lynch and the funeral was held Saturday morn ing at 10 o'clock from the residence of Jas. Lynch. Mrs.: Lynch was one of the very early settlers of the country anw the family of Thoe.*Lynch was the first in Humeston. Much .sympathy goes out to all those bereaved, Mrs. Kate Sears of Lineville, daugh ter of the late Mrs. Thos. Lynch, ar rived hehe today to be in attendance at the funeral of her mother. Roy Bott was an Allerton visitor this week. Mrs. Handsaker of .Nevada, is the guest of Mrs. E. G. Folte. yt. M. Fuller ton of South Send, wasy, immediate family present syere J4r. -%-j Bunch. Bunch, Aug. 10.—A pleasant reunion was held at the home of Aaron Ogden August 1, in honor of several of the children of Mr. and Mrs. Ogden who after several years' absence In the gpldeh west have returned to visit the -old family home. The members 6? the and Mrs. Aaron Ogden, Mrs. Orell Hal bert of Fresno, Cal,, accompanied by little Chester Campbell, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Jesse Ogden of Denver, Colo., who has been away 13 years Mrs. Ettie Moore and two children of Gravity Mr. and Mrs.' Orlando Ogden and nine children of Udell John Ogden of this vicinity and Frank and Ross Ogden, yet at home. Other friends and relatives present were Mr. and Mrs. Pottorff Mrs. Mary Staley Mr, and Mrs. Harry Johns Mr. and Mrs. William Camp bell, and dpughter, Chat Mrs. Adeline Moore and daughter, Mattie Mrs. S. W. Shuck Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jones. An ielegant dinner was served and all had a good old time together. J. M. Barnett had a serious runaway recently. He was moving s'ome house hold goods for Sam Johnson. The lat ter was carrying a large mirror, which he turned so that the reflection of- the pun fell on the horses. They staxted to run, becoming unmanageable and threw Mr, Barnett and Johnson out, stunning Barnett, who was uncon scious for some time, but is able to be out again. Ten Morrison's team ran away wiile he was passing through a gate He wanted to close the gate, but the team failed to atop. James Proctor is building a new barn. Philip Rodenstine has his new house almost completed. J. T. Morrison and son, Perry, were in Bunch on business Friday. eyening. Bobtown. Bobtown, Aug. 10.—John Wood and Austin Simmons went to Nebraska to visit with relatives and friends last Moday. Mrs, McCumber ^nd family of Fairfield who visiting Mrs, Had ley a few days, returned to their home Sunday. John Rup and wife and Mrs. Neal were pleasant callers at the Bowers home Friday. Mart Smith and family were visit ing at the Simmons home on Pickel avenue Sunday. Mrs. Elliott was visiting Mrs. Shep herd recently. Mrs. Walker of Ottumwa, wfes vis iting WlllianH and Joseph Walker last week. Burn Buckholz, who went to Wis consin some time ago had the misfor tune to have his leg broken. Charles Newman and daughter made a flying trip to Ottumwa re cently. Mrs. Hadley went to Fairfield on business recently. Edger Bawers and his mother went to Ottumwa on business Friday. Mrs. Flyn of Ottumwa, was visiting her sister, Mrs. Courtney, the past week. Joe O'Brien of Omaha, Neb., is here on business. Dan Simmons made a trip to Floris Thursday. Levi Wood and Ernest Buckaolz were in Ottumwa on business Satur 4ay, Mrs. Courtney was a pleasant,pallor at the News office Frlday, ili .- High''Point'. High lioint, Aug.'io.—The death ot Miss Clara Renfrew occurred last week. Rev. Wolfe of Ottumwa con ducted the funeral service at Zion church. Mrs. S. A. Burton spent Wednesday with Mrs. Frank Wellman. Willie Burton, Jr., left for a trip to Dakota last week. J. F. Knox is again in this vicin ity superintendent road work. Rev. Patterson" delivered a very in teresting sermon to a large crowd at High Point Sunday. Ernest and Byron Gasser attended church at Russell Chapel Sunday. Frank Welman's barn was struck by lightning' Wednesday and burned down. Mrs. E.' B. Day of Amador was called to the bedside of her granddaughter, Miss Oral' Derby of Ottumwa. Joseph and Lewis Kosman made a business trip to Ottumwa Friday. Born, recently, to Mr. and Mrs, Jas. Phillips, a daughter. Nels and John Tennyson were Ot tumwa callers Thursday. Miss Clark of Eddyville, has been, visiting lier sister, Mrs. Henry John son. Blackhawk. -r 'v Blackhawk, Aug. 10.—P. W. Bean made a business trip to Unionville Frl lay, M'en Morrison and Misses Effie and Rosa Coop attended church at Oak Grove Sunday night. John Morrison and wife visited Sun day at the parental Elder home. George Bartlett and Andy Black of Ashgrove were business callers at this place Thursday. Tim Mines of near Drakeville call ed on his friends and relatives at this place Tuesday. Albert Brown and sisters. Misses Al da and Lottie, attended Sunday school at Oak Grove Sunday. Miss Iva Elder visited last week with her sister, Mrs. John Morrison. Samuej Keshler and family visited Friday with his niece, Mrs. Oliver Prever. Perry Morrison was called to Bunch on business Priday evening. Linnle and Eprlham Chatterton, re turned to their home ill Unionville Tuesday, after a week's visit with their sister, Mrs. Nora Brown. Misses JLottie Brown and Sylva.Bean called on Miss Minnie Moss Friday. Will Morrison attended church at Oak Grove Sunday night. L. P. Kinslnger and D. A. Smith were pleasant callers at the home of W, E. Brown Sunday evening. Dan James made a business trip to Bunch Friday. Anlei Garner is on the sick ljst this week Joe Hopkins and Misses Ullle and Ethel Allison were Bunch callers Sun day evening. R. H. Coop made a business trip to Unionville Wednesday. L. F.Kinsinger and Miss Alda Brown attended church at Ooka Grove Sun day night. Reduced Rates for Harvest Laborers. On account of a prospective enor mous crop in Minnesota and the Da kotas and in order to obtain help at once, Special one-way tickets on sale daily can be had on application to Iowa Central Ry. agents at very low rates, liberal arrangements tor re turn. TO LEA8B. FQ11 LEASE-»A FOUR AND ONE-HALB1 foot vein of coal, shaft already sunk. For further particulars address Hobart Fuhs, Klrkvllle, Iowa. FOR SAUe. ITOR SALE—280 ACRJ3S IN DECATUR Co., Iowa. Combination grain and stock farm. Five room bouse. For particulars write J. P. Runt, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. FOR SALE—CONTROLLING INTEREST In 'a good dividend paying bank, where office of president at a fine salary goes to purchaser take $27,000 to handle. Good reason for selling. For particular? address, "Kansas Otty," care Ottnmwa Courier. ARKANSAS MINERAL LANDS-THREE excellent propositions, 40, 80 and 200 acres, containing large bodies of z|nc ore. Demonstrated. Bargains If accepted at once. Prlats will- advance 100 per cent when transportation Is established on railroad now building. $13,000, $8,000, $15,000. 'Mprgan Jolly, Wynne, Arfcan, FARMS POli SALE-CHEAP TERMS easy write for description. D. H. Har per, Benton, Mo. F-4RM9 AW RANCHES—ONE MILLION A, in Neb., "tfhere coru and alfalfa Is king for sale at lew prices and easy terms. For Information, H. C. Carrlg, Columbus, Neb: FOR SALE-THREE BOWLING ALLEYS, one-third price If taken In 30 days. Don't pnsweur this unless you mean business. Address D. McHafly, Eldpn la. FOR S^LE—RIQHT NOW, CSEAP, ON account of sickness, 80 acres good land, partly improved fine orchard, etc. L. A. Phlpps, Stanton, Franklin County. Mo. FOR SALE—ONE VICTOR CLOVER HDL ler No. 4. Been run two years, Is as good as new. Will sell at a bargain If sold at once. Address Andrew Giltner, Rural Free Delivery No. 2, Agency, low*. DR. A. J. MUMMERT, BYE, BAB, NOSH AND THROAT. A CCCC tORRECTUf FITTED. ULAOOCO TREE EXAMIIUIIOI, SIXTY-FIVE ACRE FARM. At Only $42.60 Per Acre. Close to railroad town 5-room house,good barn and outbuildings land geutly rolling. Here's an lows farm worth the price. Then 1 .have a. 27V4 acre place joining a railroad town In- Wspello county. Very fair buildings good laying laud. Prlco $2,500. THIS ifi a cbanee to farm In town. Our next nUeap escurplon to Canada Is on August 18. If you Uare a few hundred of Idle mouey to spare, by all means go aud make a payment on some of that elegant wheat land of Canada.. Don't make any difference what your Une of huplots* lBf. nor do you need ever to live on the land. It's the greatest land speculation in America today Just for the ri»e. MORRIS WILLIAMS. .Ostertag. L. E. Rogers. FARMS OF ALL KINDS AND 8IZE8. 80 acres 8% miles from court house, $60 per acre. 88 acres 1 mile from city ltmlts. 450 aires 6 miles from city, fine stock end grain farm. 80 acres 0 miles from city, price $37' per acre. 80 bores 6 miles from city, price $52% per acre. 120 acres 5 miles from city. 820 acres 6 miles from pity. 40 acrcs. adjoining city, good timber and floe pasture. Choice Kansas farms. Now Is the time to see them. Dr. "Rogers will go next week, see' Wm If you'are wanting some thing gbod away from home. Ottumwa Real Estate Co. Corner Main and Court streets, Taylor building, rooms and 6. FOR SALE. 88%-acre farm 8 miles northwest of Ot tnmwa, well Improved, good land, splendid orchard, mile to school, price $TS.OO per acre. 120-acre farm' 5 miles northeast of Ot tumwa," Improvements good) price $70.00 per ac re. 00-acro farm 3 miles southeast of Klrk ville, Iowa, land rolling. Improvements good, price $70.00 per acre. go acre farm Shi nilles southwest of city limits, 80 acres creek bottom, balance up land, improvements fair, price $00.00 per acre. 34-acre farm 1 mile from city limits, Im proved, 10 acres well set to fruit, a bargain if sold soon. Four 6-acre farms near city, Improved aud well set to fruit. Good homes and vacent lots In all parts of the city JOHN H. SPRY, Office 101 North Court street, Ottumwa, Iowa. FOR SALE, Wapello county farms and Ottumwa prop erty for sate. 380 acres between Sugar Creelt and Dah lonega, 1B0 acres In cultivation, balance fine timber pasture, good buildings and fences, plenty of water,' walls and springs, fine stock farm, $&£> per acre, 363 acres near Little Soap, Rupe settle ment, oqe-balf in cultivation, balance good timber pasture, fair buildings, good fences, good water, Immediate possession with crop, $82.50 per acre. ISO acres near Mttle Soap, 300 apple treeB, poor buildings, good land, good fences, $22.50. per acre. 80 acres on Little Soap, all In cultivation, fair buildings, plenty of water, part fine bottom land, $S5 per acre. Also acreage In city both sides of river, all above high water, 150 residence lots In c|ty $75 to $300 each also several business blocks on Main street, Market and Second and Third streets, well rented to responsi ble tenants, long leases also 0,000 acres good land lu northern central Kansas. Commission to all agents. A.C.LEIGHTON. PARKER P*i*CK»OK»0*0+0 If you want to buy or sell City or farm property— kave a house for rent- si fsf^If you want a situation of(.any kind If you need any kind of help— .. ":W The Courier want columns will communicate the fact".?'."!,? to thousands of people for only per word. r?||g m/j»»Q»0«0»OH»0»0*0»0*0»0»OtO»«0»0»0-»0-»0« FOR SALE, TWEftTX FARMP 60 MILES SOUTH OF Kansas City, Address the Parker State"1 Bank, Parker. Jfas. 04Q acres (depot on land), 3 dwellings, big cattle barns, well built and painted nearly nil bottom and in cult., no over flow $25 per afire. 440, ncreB 260 acres of this In timothy and clove?| 100 acres of It in corn tjio other 80 in timber pasture fine house and" bam—a mopey-gisfeer the owner hq$ paid for t&ls from the land, Is rich and now retires. Price, $26 -per aore. 160 acres, nearly all smooth nnd in cult. well pullt smnU fiouae this farm is one and one-lialf miles from Parker fine land, tho. best quarter out of 800 acres owned by one man, $5,250. 100 acres three miles west of Parker all smooth and'in cult. 7-room house, barn for 11 horseB,' cribs and granaries most of this land in tame grass half mile' to n&w. school $4,800. Several eighties at from $2,000 to $8,200. Teams ready to show buyers. The Parker State Bank, Parker, Will IF YOU WANT 4 GOOD FARM CHSIAP, call on PhU Watklns, Agency Iowa. WANTED. WANTED-GOOD LJVB MEN FOR agents for outslde cities and towns. Ad-1 dross Grand Union Tea Co.. £10 Eapt Main street, Ottumwa, Iowa. WANTED-TO BUYi 10 CORDS OF DRY or green wood, Quota price, delivered at my residence before Oct.. 1, A. W. Lee, 109 College street, Ottumwa. MISCELLANEOUS, I CAN SELL YOUR FARM OR YOUR business, no matter what kind or where located send description, state price and learn how. George N. Orear, Mar shall, Mo. HENS-SETTING 6 DAYS INSTEAD OF 21, and how to make $500 yearly with 12 hens, Metropolitan Supply and Nov-' elty Co., Fifth and Minnesota are., Kan sas City, Kan. WESTWARD, HO! Homeseekers or Investors can find nrt better place than the Irrigated lands of Colorado. The valley of Cache-a-la' Pondre river 1« not excelled In the world. Laud with perpetual water rights, can ba bought for $35 to $00 per acre. Tbls land will rent for $5 to' $10 per acre, Ope of our firm has just returned from an vostlgatlon of the proposition and will be'-' pleased' to explain it to you. No .better1 opportunity, exists today than this. And as to Oklahoma lands, it is conceded that we can tell yon more about It than all the other real estate men of Ottumwa. We liave driven over all of it. You who are seeking homes on profitable invest', ments, come and see us. Come soon. O W E N E A O OTTUMWA, IOWA. INVESTMENTS -V. i+M -MS/ IN mm. SOUTHERN LANDS. Such investments are not speculative The South Is not a new country, llarbc and shipping facilities are adequate an first class. The climate la mild and favor able. Notwithstanding these and other ad vantages, southern lands are selling toi prices far below their real valne, and at Sivestment. at. reaept prices net large returns on the Far a tree set of Circulars No*, to'10, Inclusive, concerning the pos sibilities of lands In Kentucky, West Tea nessee, Mississippi and Louisiana, OB and near the Illinois Central Bailroad, fox homeseekers and investors. Address the undersigned, j. p. MERE*, Ass't Qen'l Pass'r Agent I. C. R. B., Dubnoue, Iowa. AN INVESTMENT—NOT A SPECU* LATION. An to solute guarantee of seven per,, cent per annum and an egual division of profits amounting to tram fifteen to twenty-flve per cent-. SAFE AS GOVERNMENT BONDS. If you have a little money you would like to draw seven per cent interest on, begi4es having it earn as much as fifteen to twenty-five per cent with an Absolute guarantee, of seven per cent. Address for particulars, AMERICAN LANO CO., ,. Ottumwa, Iowa. IRON AND MOVNTlll ROUTE, KNOWfl Tjlg QREAT iPiSQUTHWilST g|gg SYSTEM. Connecting Uu OoanwrcUl Center* aol Btoh nmi of MISSOURI, and^^cat and ThrivliiK KANSAS, NEBRASKA, COLORADO, A ARKANSAS, Tka Sngu Plantations and tmrnwiM iuaa Fields of ,' LOUISIANA, MIL TEXAS, Historical and Ssenle OLD AND NEW MEXICO, And torn* ^It^ifr^QqgBftetlong tho Popular CAMFORNTA Agf&ta» pt ST. IJOUIS.