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T'i'. I I TOW Fr 1IH® fc fu Yf* wr* rf21''}T ¥a w& ih 5? R'f f~ TUESDAY, September 8, 1903. OUR PIAINO BARGAINS ARE WINNERS. That'sWhyWeSell. I NEW PIANO HOUSE 110 Sooth Market St. ooooooooooooo ooocoooooooo NEIGHBORHOOD NE\Vs| OOOOOOOOOOOO ooooooooooooo a Eddy vi lie. Eddyville, Sept. 7.—James Boyd, •who was sent to the asylum at Mt. Pleasant last November to serve a year in the inebriate ward and who re turned home last Tuesday night on parole was arrested Saturday by Depu ty Marshals, A. C. Beamer and Mar tin Emanuel, accused of his old offense Of being drunk and raising a disturb ance with his aged companion. The sa loons had been refusing to sell him liquor but it appears that he secured drink through the assistance of some friend. The old man was taken to the county farm Sunday by Deputy Emanuel. He is about 80 years old and quite feeble. Articles of incorporation have been filed by the Eddyville Sand Co., "with a capital stock of $3,500 divided in shares of $100 each. The officers are: President George H. Carlon of Oska loosa, a^gretary and general manager, C. L. Funk, treasurer*. Mrs. Maggie Watkins Amos Gray, C. L. Phillips and A. C. Beamer are the other stock holders at present, but a certain amount of stock is offered for sale anr It Is expected that the list of stock holders will soon be increased. The right of way has been secured for a switch, from the Iowa Central railway, running from a point near uie depot to the sand plant, and an engineer will be, here in a few days to set grade stakes, so there appears to be no doubt of the switch being constructed. This company uses the clam shell system, and another large sand barge will be built making three in all, and other improvements will be made. They now take out on an average four car loads of sand a day and have many orders on hand. The company will commence business in a' week or ten days or as soon as they are In receipt of their papers. The com pany will meet annually. Eddyville has a third sand company. The sand beds are located on the large farm adjoining town on the south, owned by J. S. Estes and occu pied by D. Wi. Thompson. The style of the firm is the Estes-Thompson Sand company, and they expect to soon have a switch built to their barn by the Rock Island railway, to more easily facilitate the shipping of tlielr sand, and ballast. The Des Moines River Sand and Supply company have had their cen trifugal pump in operation and have one bin of sand pumped out. The Union Sunday school picnic hel'i Wednesday in the Henness grove near Lakonta, was quite well attended, and much enjoyed. A platform had beea erected and a program was car' nod out. The ball game to have been played at Hie Thompson park, south of town, mday between Muchakinoclt and Ed dyville, was played at Muchakinock instead. A large number attended from Eddyville. The Eddyville boys were beaten, the score being 6 to 3. Andy, a young son of John Bell, of Pfiksy, aged about 16 years, had the misf'ivuina to get his left hand canght Saturday afternoon between a car and a post in the mine where he was working. The member was badly lacerated and required some stitches to close the wound. Henry Watkins was cut in .the chin Saturday afternoon witht a scythe, making a gash that required two stitches to close, it appears that the spyt.be was in the Hands of a boy who was mowing weeds, and in some way the hoy accidentally struck Mr. Wat kins with the point of the instrument. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chapman, south ol' town, Saturday, September 5, 1903. a daughter. Mrs. Cozad of Lost Creek has been 111 for several days past with an attack of congestion ol' tb«T lungs. A melon social was given Friday night ou the M. E. ehurch lawn by classes and 5 of the Methodist Exiis copal Sunday school, taught by Misses Eva and Julia Pidgeon. The social had not been very well advertised, hence the attendance was not as gooa as it might have been, but a neat lit tle cum was realized. Rev. W. T. Howe delivered his fare well sermon in the Methodist Episco pal church Sunday night to a well fill ed house. All who wer.e present hop ed to see him returned to the Eddyville charge again. O. H. Seifert left Saturday night for Chicago. He will return in nhnnt a arrived Thursday for a visit of a week or two with her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Bootes, who recently came here from Kansas City. Mr. and Mrs. ^Wimuel Waugaman' and daughter. Miss Jennie of Pennsyl vania, arrived Friday night to be the guests of W. A. Waugaman and fami ly. Mrs. M. L. Bclsel and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hunter and two children of Rochester, Pennsylvania, arrived Fri day night for a week or 10 days' visit with Mrs. Levi Baldwin, Mrs. Beisel being Mrs. Baldwin's mother. F. W. Schafer received notification Friday that he had been drawn as grand juror for the September term of the United States court which con venes at Council Bluffs on September 15th. Mr. Schafer will be absent prob ably a week or more. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Millar moved Wednesday from their property at the corner of Walnut and South Fifth streets, to the H. J. Wing property, corner of Fourth and Berdan, which Mr. Miller recently purchased. Clyde Sumner has moved from the Miss Free property, corner of Seventh and Ber dan to the property formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Miller. T. Bridge has moved his family from the Bert Eas singer property corner of Third and Mill streets to the residence vacated by Mr. Sumner. Mr. Bassinger, it is understood, will move to town and oc cupy his property. Oskaloosa business callers from Ed dyville and vicinity the past few days: Miss Lizzie Oldham, Frank Padgett and son, Homer Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Grattan, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Gray, J. L. Sipes, W. D. Odem and family, Miss Enola Johnson, J. H. and E. W. Eng land and I. R. Cox and family. Douds. Douds, Sept. 7.—Mrs. Irving Crane of Atwood, arrived Wednesday on a visit with relatives. E. E. Smith of near Utica, was in town Thursday. Miss Nettie Morse of Birmingham, Is visiting with relatives at this place. Miss Carrie Bell of Keosauqua, is visiting with the family of C. R. Mc Crary. Sam Barker of near Mt Zion was a caller in town Sunday. On account Of the failure to have the new school buiMing erected in time for the fall term of school and the improbability of It being built soon, a subscription school will com mence next Monday to be held in Mc Gill's hall and taught by Miss Sudia Hissem. Miss' Bertha Thomas of this place, is teaching in the primary school at Leando. Chillicothe. Chillicothe, Sept. 7.—Mrs. F. M. Bush of Belleville, Kansas, returned home last Thursday, after several days' visit with relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dotts and son, Ruff-ell, of Hiteman, were over Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jobn Curtis. Misses ICathryn Conwell and Ger trude Pierson visited the Eddyville schools last Friday. Mrs. F. M. Bailey entertained a few of her friends last Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs. S. M. Bush, of Belle ville, Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. Rambo of Douifc arriv ed Saturday for a visit at the Rome of their son, Dr. D. T. Rambo, who is still confined to his home with rheumatism. Mr. and Mrs. J. u. McCarty and son, Harold, of Hiteman are here visiting relatives and friends. Mrs. E. S. Warren has been very sick the past few days with neuralgia of the stomach. Mr. and Mrs. Will Stuber visited Sunday with friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Jenkins and sons, Ervin and Arden, Sundayed with rela tives near Dudley. Mrs. A. J. Jenkins, who has been con fined to her bed the past few days, is reported "better. J. A. Mangan of Oklahoma arrived Saturday for a visit at the home of L. Guggorty. Miss Ella Nye returned home last Wednesday from a pleasant visit wtih relatives in Agency. Mrs. J. M. Swope returned Saturday from a visit with friends in Lovilia. Ben Harding, who is employed in Knoxville, was an over-Sunday visit or here with hie wife. Rev. Hawk left Monday to attend the conference at Muscatine. Batavia. Batavia, Sept. 7.—Oscar Walker and family returned last week from Cherokee county, where they have been visiting their sister, Mrs. John Paulin. Miss Maude Cavlness visited last week in the country with her sister, Mrs. Nort Fulton. John T. Wright of Eldon was an ov er-Sunday visitor with his mother, Mrs. Jennie Wright. David Caviness and daughter from Adair county and Sim Caviness and wife and daughter, of near Fairfield, visitedw last week with their brother, Dan Caviness of this place. Miss Genevieve Hanna of Troy Is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. S. J. Cole. Mr. and Mrs. J. Ornduff, took dinner Sunday In the country with Mrs Har riet Conner. Mrs. Sarah Cole spent Sunday in the country at the home of her son. Win. Cole, near JBladensburg. North English. North English, Sept. 7.—Mrs. T. McGaun and little daughter, Mand, of Mason City, are visiting relatives here for a short time. Mrs. Mary Thomas received a telegram Saturday stating that her son, Erwln, who lives In Nebraska, had one of his lower liinbs severed while braking on a train. No we win return in about a Particulars have been heard. aIrii jiagoon is visit.ng relatives at jfason City. Mrs. Lydia Breon of Kansas City, I Uev. It. Breeden preached his farewell DR. E. J. LAMBERT, EYE, EMI, NOSE THROAT AND LUNG SPECIALIST pUeaeoli at Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat and I.uogs, including surgical cases— CMM Eyes, Orowth op X.id«. granulated Ltds, Discharging Ears, CATARRH XojMlls, Nasal Siiifilng, &c, GLASSES (FITTED ACCURATELY, lehton Block over Canrler. ijjjf Office In Lelgbton Block over Courier. sermon before leaving for tlio Muscatine district conference at the Methodist church Inst night. Miss Klliel Tliomns returned to Iteota Saturday to resume her school duties there. Mrs. M. E. Thomas spent Saturday In Sicnurney at the home of her son, Perry. The time of the north bound passenger 1 i-iiIn. No. 8. lins been chanced to C:5ll p. m. Instead of S:rli p., m., milking it two hours earlier. Tills chaflgc will be welcomed by most of the North English people. A farewell reception will be given at the Methodist Episcopal ehurch tonight for Uev. T. R. Owen, who sails for China In a short time. .lack Jones spent Sunday here with his sister. Mrs. O. Cooke. Mrs. Lizzie "Wlcrtman, of Colorado, is visiting at tilt?" Win. Corder home. Bonaparte. Bonaparte, Sept. 7.—A number of ltona "pnrte people attended the Big Four fair in Eldon last week. Mrs. Jas. Bennett and son James .1r. left Friday for Tltiin, Ohio, where they will make their future home. The Laddsdnle baseball team, which was to play the locals here Saturday and Sun day. failed to put In an appearance. Ed. Wagner assisted the Eldon hand last week. Several of the young people attended the dance in Karnilngton Saturday night. Bonaparte Is well represented at the rarnilngton street fair this week. Ill's. .1. A. Young and It. X. Cresap were business visitors in Kcusnuqua Thursday. Keosauqua. Keosftuqua, Sept. 7.—In the case of the Slate of Iowa vs. Mux o. Caster charged with having robbed the Slenion hardware store at lionet's Station on the night of April '21 last, the jury on last Friday even Tug returned a verdict of guilty. E. T. Stoopft was also accused of also robbing or assisting Caster to rob said store and lie plead guilty to this charge several days ago. Stoops and Caster and one, Harry Blades, pvere also indicted for breaking and entering the tool house of George W. Morrow a few.days after the robbing of the Siemon store and to till* charge all of the defendants plead guilty Friday ev ening and were sentenced iis follows ou this charge ,to-w!t: Blades one year. Stoops one year and Caster two and one lialf years. For robbing the Siemon store Caster was sentenced to serve one and one-half years, and Stoops to serve two and one-half years. This makes their term of imprisonment as follows, to-wit: Castor four years. Stoops three and one lialf years, and Blades one year. It will lie remembered that these parties were all arrested by Marshal F. Johnston, about a luilf mile of Mt. Zion on May last, and after they ware arrested they told Sir. Johnston that they had intended to take a hand car at Mt. Zion and come to Keo sauqua that nlglit and rob the fieo. W. Da vidson store here. All three of these par ties were taken by Sheriff If. P. Ramsey and his deputy. C. E. Jamison, to Ft. Madi son on Friday evening. They are all young men from 16 to '12 years old. The public school commenced at this place this morning with the same principal ami teachers as last year except Assistant Principal G. E. Whltmore resigned and a .Miss Brook, of Picrceville, was chosen to till his place. The schools are in tine shape under the excellent management of Prin cipal David Williams and his excellent as sistants aud teachers. Keokuk and Keosauqua baseball teams played ball on the Keosauqua grounds Fri day and Saturday. The game Friday re sulted In a score of 10 to '1 in favor of Keokuk. Tills 1? the first time that the Keosauqua club has been beaten this year. Judge Huberts and son Frank went to Ottumwa Saturday morning to spend Sun day at home. They will return today and the judge will finish up this term of court at tills place this week. Quite a number from this place attended the Eldon Big Four fall- last week. All pronounce ir good. F. U. Bolierts. of this place, Is In Des Moines on business. Several from this place went to Oklaho ma last week to look after their clfilms there. Agency. Agency, Sept. 7.—The republicans of Agency township met In convent ion Satur day and were called to. order by Commit teeman Springer. G. L. Nye was made chairman and l)r. J. F. Newell secretary. The following delegates were chosen to attend the convention to he held in Ottum wa September 12: Peter Nelson, B. C. Ilixson, J. D. Newell, H. C. Humbert. L. O. Creamer and J. F. Newell. John Spring er was chosen committeeman. The old settlers' picnic Is to be held Sep tember 15. The program will be carried out as formerly planned. Ed. Bench, of St. I.ouls. is visiting his mother. Mrs. C. C. Hanawait. On last Thursday evening the Ijpworth League had a surprise for Rev. and Mrs. Kendrlck. The evening was spent in games and a social time. They were pre sented with a rug as remembrance. Miss Maud Reynolds left Saturday for Ottumwa and Miss Fannie Nye for Chilli cothe. where they expect to tench during the coining year. School began here today. A new boy gladdens the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Ileighard. Mrs. Ella Chamberlain Randal, who has lieert visiting friends here for some time, will leave Tuesday for her home in Mon tana. Miss Ella I,awson began teaching nt Round Point today and Will Nye at No. 7 In Pleasant township. Mrs. William Reynolds and children have returned from a visit In Nebraska and Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Newell leave to morrow for their home in Kansas. Rev. O. O. Smith, secretary of the slate Sunday school board of the Congregational ehureli, will preach in this church here next Sunday. The amount necessary to liquidate the debt on the Congregational church here was' raised yesterday and Dr. Douglas ded icated the church here and one at Cliffland. Rev. Kendrlck will go to Muscatine Tues day to the annual conference. Rev. Ken drlck doesn't expect to be returned to this charge aud the stewards of the church will give him and his laniily a farewell reception at the parsonage this evening, where all are invited to attend. The church and people regard Rev. Kendrlck and family as being good Christians and bespeak a warm reception to them wherever they may he sent by the confer ence. Mr. and Mrs. Marsh, of Ainsworth, are visiting at the Wm. Marsh home. Floris. Floris, Sept. 7.—Mrs. W. L. Heath and children returned to Pulaski Thursday after a few days' visit with Mrs. Heath's brother, A. H. Plank. Mrs. H. L. Stevens and Mrs. F. M. Stevens and daughters, Laila and Mar vel, weve Bloomfleld visitors Saturday. A number of the Floris people at tended the fair at Eldon this week. Mrs. Samuel McConnell, of Belknap, is visiting at the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. J. M. Peden. A. H. Plank was a Bloomfleld oaller Saturday. Ruth Heady returned home from Os kaloosa Wednesday on No. 3. A few children's suits worth $1 for 66c. All our $1.50 suits for $1.1£. All $2 suits for $1.65. All $2.50 suits for $1.90. All $3 suits for $2.45. 30 suits for boys worth 94 for $3/ All $5 suits for $3.90. while they last at The Hub. Davenport police awde 114 arrests THE OTTUMWA COURIER DESIGNER the great FASHION THE A FINE ALace 1M MAGAZINE mailed to your address one year for 80c. oooooooooooo ooooooooooooo OBITUARY. OOoOOOOOOOOO The New Autumn Waists many exclusive designs and extreme novelties that will be shown here tomorrow will surely interest every visitor to our waist department. Immense variety of English Vesting Waists, all White, small figures, others piped, a very comprehensive line at $3.50, $2.25, $1.75 and Black Mcrcerized Shield front, a Waist for service and at the same time neat end pretty, $1.50 and New Fall Wash Goods SHOWING that has attracted much attention and effected many sales. People are fast learning that to get choice styles they must buy early. In many of the imported Vestings we have only one Waist Pattern of a style. They are simply beautiful. Very prettty Light and Dark style Flanneiiettes .' 10c Yard-wide Twilled Flanneiiettes, look just like the 75c Imported French Flannels, per yard Fine Imported Vestings with dainty Dresden patterns, also raised de signs in highly mercerized Vestings, in all White, Small Figures and Solid Colors, S5c, 50c and Black Taffeta Silk Sale Black Taffeta Silk, 20, 24, 27 and 36 inches wide, purchased for about twenty-five per cent less than the market price—good wear ing, reliable Black Silk for skirts, petticoats, linings and fine dress wear, an opportunity to secure your fall Black Silks .at a great reduc tion, at V':' 33c, 55c, 85c and $1.19 a yard. New Lace Curtains LL the new patterns in White and Ecru Nottingham and Arabian Curtains from 39c a pair up to $10.00 a pair. We believe you will say they are the greatest values you ever saw. See the stlyes at a pair, 98c, $1.50, $2.25 f|f| $3.50 and ODD CURTAINS AT A BIG REDUCTION. Domestic Bargains Indigo Blue and Oil Red Calicoes, per yard 4c Yard wide fall style Percales, per yard 8 1-3c Full sized Cotton filled, Silkoline Comforts $1.00 COTTON BLANKETS for Bedding and Bath Robes. Cotton Yarns are very scarce and prices very high. You can save from 20c to 50c a pair by buying now. jt over the article described—and ooooooooooooo Dr. D. M. Sage was born in Jackson county, Indiana, December 29, 1845, and was the son of James and Rebec ca Sage. In 1852 Dr. Sage came with his parents to Fairfield. When Quite a young man he waa in the drug busi ness in Agency. Later he attended the medical college of Keokuk, grad uating therefrom. He first began practicing in Chester, where he was united in marriage to Alice Loomis -ami soon removed to Lime Springs, where he enjoyed'a lucrative practice, 3?:? J?eln* aavUo: If you see it at the LEADER it is right in every respect. The Correct Fall Styles for Women The one particular feature of our new Fall Suits which won the approval of 1 the hundreds of customers visiting this department, is the superiority of our styles. Then, again, our prices are always right. This Suit $15.00 This Suit $25.00 This Suit $18.50 This Suit $30.00 The four Suits illustrated above and 50 other styles shown in our suit parlor, are the very latest creations from the recognized leaders of fashion. Other styles range in price at some with 1.25 98c If any item in this advertisement impresses you as an exaggeration, bring satisfy yourself. October Designers are here ir)n 1 CPACprn showing latest fall styles Av/V J. E» uvAjL vU« ularly good. His wife's health failing he thought a change might benefit her and in a few years moved to Ot tumwa where his witt died. After several years of practice in this city he moved to Agency to take up the practice of his deceased brother, Dr. E. IJ. Sage, where he practiced until com pelled to give up because of an attack of paralysis about five years ago. At the time of his death he was visiting his mother-in-law, Mrs. H. J. Loomis, Chester. He leaves a ,son, George H. Sa|e, of Chariton, and a daughter, Mrs. Lee Davis, of Green River, Wy oming, All the new fall designs in men's clothfog Bffv. QS Bftla fit The Hub. Bdepartment, Ftheir OR THE WHose, We are Agents for the STANDARD PATTERNS (All seams allowed) .) Prices Sc, 10c, 15o aad 20a $10.00, $12.50 and up to $50.00. making early and unusually large selections for our Dress Goods' we have secured much the largest variety and the handsomest styles we have ever placed on sale at such low prices. Black and colored Zibelines, Armures, Broadcloths, Pebble, Storm and Nub Cheviots and many other new styles, all Wool cloths at nA a yard, 50c, 75c, $1.00 and up to a yard School Hosiery We sell the best wearing Hose made. -ii teacher or scholar or anybody else that wants the best Hosiery money can buy—this is the store to get them. We guarantee the wear of every pair we sell. FAY Stock ings button on the r.- waist, doing away with hose supporters and are always in place, every pair 25c warranted. E purchased at a special low price one case Girl's Fine Ribbed regular 25c grade, the greatest value we have ever offered, all sizes Girls' Fine Ribbbed Mercerized Hose, look just like t)E.. Silk and wear much better^ Exceptional value in Ladies' Lace top Hose with double heel and toe, seamless foot—woorth half more PRIZE WINNERS. Fruit Raised by J. H. Baker Takes Blue Ribbon at Big Four Fair. Mrs. J. H. Baker, who resides three miles southwest of this city, who came to Ottumwa to attend Labor day celebration, brought the Courier office specimens of grapes and peaches which took first premium at the Big Four fair in Eldon last -week. The grapes were of the Early Moore variety and the peaches were Madura clings and Yellow clings. The fruit is lai*ge and well developed and of excellent flavor. Mrs. Baker, who re sides near Bear creek, states that the fruit is a good specimen of that raised ou'their place tills j^esuu this advertisement A postal card will 1^1 New Petiicoats Tfinished HIS Petticoat is made of a highly Black Mercerized Sateen with two double ruffles on a wide flounce, just as shown in thjs picture, and is made with the intention of be ing the biggest $1.25 seller in the coun try, special for this sale—ask to see it, Another great value In a fine Black Mercerized Sateen Petticoat, made with a corded circular flounce and in tended for a $1.50 value, at A Black and Colored Taffeta Silk Pet ticoats and Drop Skirts, with many rows of ruffles around circular flounce, made the very latest styles, at $12.50 down to •,, tit New Fall Dress Goods $4.75. O.UU PONY hose for boys and girls triple knee, heel and toe, the best wearing: hose made a" 2 5P sizes.... ... ..15c Children's Ribbed, Fast Black Hose, all sizes Seamless 10c i-/i and hold bring you of new fall Dress Goods. samples PETITION FOR DIVORCE. Edna V. Farmer Asks Legal Separat tion from J. C. Farmer. From Friday's Daily. Edna V. Farmer yesterday in office of the clerk of the district cbiijrj filed a petition for divorce against ha "f husband John C. Fanner, alleging stat utory charges. In the district cour I tire morning was takes upon arguinj a motion in a number of chancers cases. The case entitled Z. T. Knight vs. J. J. Acton aud Wapello county, a petition for the establishment of Vf-I boundary line was continued. it Is to be supposed that Cuba st .wants to borrow, jthat $35,00^000.