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tfifr •v 8«ftr '..T, wjr -w y- 8 ••••'. THURSDAY, September 1a, 1903. •aaK Electric Writing Pens, per dozen School Lead Pencils with rubber ends .. Lunch Boxes, large size ... ..... Book Strips, each O000C00C0CXS0GCXXX3C 8^ §$*• I •w. iRjWt 8 NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS! OOCXXXXXXXXXXXDdOOOOOOOOC After a short Illness William Stewart died at his home on East Second street, Tuesday evening. The funeral was held In tlie Presbyterian church this morning at 10:30. being conducted by the pastor, Rev. Sherman. Mr. Stewart was one of the best known citizens of Hedrick, having lived In this locality nearly all. his life. He leaves a wife, two daughters and two sons. falter Morrison Is now night telegraph er at the Union depot, succeeding Ernest Beck who resigned a few days'ago. THE NEW STORE ft 4 wwe \$ -**OR-U Good Goods at a Low Price School Tablets, large size, 5c each, or 6 for 25c. lc 10c ..5c Mrs. Sarah Sigler and little daugh ter returned to Indianola last even ing after an extended visit with her brother W. A. Eikenberry. Wm. Tuttle of Cambria was in the city yesterday. Richard Wright and sister Mrs. El len Dits came last night from Glad stone, Illinois to atend the funeral of their brother, Amos Wright. The county commissioners made their regular quarterly visit to the county farm yesterday. Mrs. Clara Morrison returned yes terday morning from a week's visit in [Washington, Kansas.. Fred Wright is in Winona, this week on business. He may decide to locate there. Dexter McDougall left last night for Oklahoma where he goes in search oft employment. Mrs. Susan Scott lost her house by fire Wednesday morning about one o'clock. The occupants were awaken ed by the smoke and upon investiga tion found that the rear of the home was all in flames. Neighbors hurried to he scene and were able to save the household goods, but the house was destroyed as there was no water close at hand. Russell. Russell, Sept. 10.—.las. Kennedy and An na Elliott returned from a summer's vaca tion at Tacoiua. Washington. Sunday. Mr. Itoss,. v.'lfn anil son left Tuesday on No. 4 for their home In Ohio, after a week's visit with Mr. Ross's uncle, ('has. Humphrey, of this place. Miss Etta Robinson returned Monday from Ottumwa where she has been at the hospital. John Plotts Jr. and wife are the proud parents of a sou, born Monday night. Lovilia. Lovilia, Sept. 10.—A. W. Swain, of Des Moines, was a I.avlila caller Sunday. Rev. W. S. Ivight Is attending the con ference at Muscatine this week. Miss Carrie Cleemons, of Lovilia. left Friday evening for Pella where she Is em ployed in a millinery store. Miss Jennie Miser will leave for Mt. Plea sant Monday where she will begin the stu dy of muslc for another year. Miss" Edna SIkes, who has the school at Highland, commenced Monday and Miss Fannie Spencer has the school at Seeman, which commenced Monuay also. J. J. Johnson and family have moved to HIteman. Prof. Van Dyke is now occupy ing his residence. Mr. and Mrs. NIe Abegglen. of Spencer, visited last week at the home of Mr. Abeg glen's parents, two miles south of Lovilia. The Lovilia bigli school opened Monday with Prof. Van Dyke as principal, Mrs. Allle Nye intermediate, and primary Miss Anna Castle, of Alliia, Packwood. I"i!kwood, Sept. 10..—br. Francis Wood, a national suffrage speaker, will give her famous lecture, "The Microbe of Injustice" at tills place Friday evening. Sept. 18. Lacy Howard, of Kansas City. Kansas, and liis cousin. Mrs. Savanna Lewis, of Osceola, visited their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Forrest, last week. Mrs- Forrest Is suffering from a very sore finger, caused by the bite of a calf. t. Z. Gillette and family left Monday for Sterling, Colorado, to make their home. Axtel Johnson and wife and niece. Miss I.IIlie Anderson, are visiting relatives at Colorado Springs, Col. Win. Kenyon has purchased a restaurant -'l-'- Stewarts. Leader Writing Tablets, each A. M. STEWART, Proprietor Four Doors East of Globe Tea Co. Chariton. Chariton, Sept. 10.—Miss Jennie Law departed this morning for Lake •Mills where she will attend school dur ing the ensuing year. Miss May Yost has returned from an extended visit with relatives in Des Moines. 1 ^tr. and Mrs. Cash Curtis of Blair, Nebraska, are visiting relatives here. Hedrick. Hedrick, Sept. 1.0.—Tlieo. Ivenyon was In Blcourney Tuesday on business, Hobert Momiell. of Washington, visited relatives In town yesterday. O. U. Cudily, of Pekin, was in town Tuesdayxon his way to Trenton, Mo., for a visit with relatives. Attorney A. C. Steck, of Ottumwa, was In town Tnesday on legal business. Mrs. P. E. Illnes. of Rochellc, HI., Is vls It'.r.g relatives In town. Emanuel Moore, living south of town, Is reported very III. The Epwortli ]ngno gave a social last •veiling at the home of D. W. Beclc In honor of Miss Maude Hurse.v. who leaves today for Morrlstown, Tenn.. to I*nke ojinrge of her school work. A program ,iWis given and all present enjoyed a good time. On account of the Inclement weath er the number of guests was not large. 5c The Tenant will destroy lied bugs, roaches, buffalo bugs, \moths. chicken lice and fleas, large cans, with sprayer, each ... 25c and meat market nt Agency, to which place the family will move next week. S. M. Turner lias purchased the Tansy farm northeast of town, for $Cr an acre. C. II. Gobble, of Muscatine, was calling on Dr. Moorman Friday. A pound" party was given Rev. and Mrs. J: C. Cnughlan Friday night. Many pounds of useful articles found their way to the parsonage, and a general good time was enjoyed hv all. A farewell reception was tendered Miss Laura Gillette Saturday night by the Bp worth League nt.the home of Mr. and Mrs. Swan Nelson. "TV.. Ormanville. Ormanvllle, Sept. 10.—The Ormanville school commenced Mondny morning with Miss Bertha Berry as teacher. The Copperhead school began Monday with Miss Martha Berry, of Ottumwa, "as teacher. Miss Berry is a recent graduate of the Ottumwa high school. J. M. Bailey had his grain consumed by fire from the machine engine recently. ('has. Sow«rs sold twenty acres of land to Dan McCue for $33 1-3 per acre. Mi*, and Mrs. David Beiger have returned from their visit to Eddyvllle. Mrs. J. B. Jackson is visiting In' Ottum wa. F. M. Thomas is visiting his brother, G. M. Thomas. Last Sunday the Soap Creek baseball club played the A iilage J'reek club. The Soap Creekers won the laurels. Sunday school at the Ormanville cBtircli every Sunday at 2 p. m. .• Dahlonega. Dahlonega, Sept. 10.—The republicans of Dahlonega township held their primary convention Saturday, Sept. 5. and selected the following delegates to the county con vention to be held In Ottumwa September 12: W. H. Bedell, L. Dlmmltt and W. F. Thompson. J. S. McClijng was elected township committeeman for yie ensuing year. Miss Maude Wlllard has resinned her studies at the Ottumwa high school. School commenced at this place Monday morning with Clefford Giltner as principal and Mies Effle Wlllard as primary teacher. C. W. Sykos. of Hedrick, was a caller at this place Monday. Quite a number from this plnce were In Ottumwa Labor day. Jos. Welch, of Ottumwa, was a caller at this place Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Denny left Monday evening for a visit with relatives In Ida Grove. Gtorge Long was a caller at this place Tuesday. S. N. Young, of Mt. Pleasant Is visiting at the home of Ills brother. J. W. Young. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wise, Sep tember 3, a son. Olive Branch. Olive Branch, Sept. 9.—Edward Byers and Miss Norn. Loonils were married Thurs day, September 3. Jacob Schlotter and wife were shopping at Ottunn™ one day last week. Born, recently, to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hewit, a daughter. Charles Hanshaw. the rural mall carrier, Is moving to Leando tills week. Setli Adamsori Is putting a new roof on his dwelling which was a much needed improvement. Mrs. Carrie Hem and family are enter taining friends from Missouri. Edward Byers and wife will move on the farm vacated by Charles Hanshaw. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Midler and Miss Bar bara Kunzman and the Misses Lucy and Myrtle Loomis were the guests Sunday of Miss l.enn Kunzman. Rev. LIsk Is expected to preach at Blue Point next Sunday evening, and also the evening following. Misses Lillle Carter and Ruby Hamm went Sunday to visit some of their old friends. There will be preaching services Sunday night at the White Elm Free Methodist church, conducted by Rev. Heger. Miss ora Davis Is the guest this week of Milton friends. G. W. Seitz and family spent Sunday at the home of Mr. Seitz's parents. Mrs. James Ogilbee and daughter, Mabel, are visiting with relatives at Washington. Hopewell. Hopewell, Sept. 10.—Rev. Mills preached nt this place Sunday morning and evening. Johnnie Johnston and Miss Eva Walker spent Sunday with Bessie Odeubaugh. Little Josle Davis, of Prairie Chapel, spent last week with her cousin, Fred Odenbaugh. Several from this vicinity attended the Shields' sale Tuesday. Joseph Proctor, of Brush Creek, called on friends in this vicinity Sunday evening. Sherman Casslll. of Asligrove, and Ethel Odenbaugh visited their friends, Ab, Millie and Rosa Walker. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ab Jones, Johnnie Glosser and Misses Aired, Emma and Vlrgie GliTss er, of Albany, and Gilford Flemmlng and Miss Etheiyn Owens attehded the services at the Baptist church Sunday night. Era St u* Hunter Sr.' has purchased the Atwood farm. The Falrvlew school opened- Monday morning with an enrollment of thirty, with Bessie Odenbaugh as teacher. Charles Walker, Jay Hunter, Misses Laura and Maria Howk attended the bas ket meeting at Albany Sunday. Amos Proctor and family and Clayton Smith, wife and little daughter, Mae, of Brush Creek, attended the services hare Sunday morning. Rural Route No. 1, Batavia. Rural Route No. 1, Batavia, Sept. 10.— Mrs. Jtmes Burnaugb, of Hedrick, Is visit ing ber daughter, Mrs. T. G. Riffle. Car Loads of New Furniture We have been busy the last few days unloading furniture and are ready to show a fine lot of new goods. Dressers, Hall Trees, Commodes. Tables, Chairs, Folding Beds, Stand Lamps and Lamp Shades. And we are anxious to have you^ee them. These can be bought on our Installment plan. School began at the different schools OTTUMWA FURNITURE CO.p 229-231 Best Main Street. ', ffilf Monday. Bumble Bee with Miss Pearl Garrett as teacher. Number Four with Miss Katie Wilson as tenchcr. Smith's Ranche with Paul Mowery as teacher, and.Temple with Miss Oral Wilson as teacher. Most of the patrons of the route took In the Big Four Eldon fair last week. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Broadfleld relumed home Monday after a short visit with Mr. Broadfleld's parents at Yates City. 111. Mrs. W. 11. Merry and Miss Mary llain ersly visited with Mrs. John Copeland, of Batayiu. Thursday. Norman Reno Is visiting his datiglitcr at Woodland. O. T. Gus Nafziger lias sold Ills farm to' the Heady Bros., of Gulesburg, 111., for $71.75 per acre. Mrs. Martha Parker was shopping in Ba tavla Monday. Perry Whltmore is visiting ills sister, Mrs. Rosa Farley, at Martinsville, Ind. T. J. Hocking and family have moved to Batavia. Harry Putnam, who was seriously hurt by a horse kicking him, is slowly Im proving. Darbyville. Darbyviile, Sept. 10.—Carl Fenton and wife moved to town last week. Most of the people attended Labor day at Ccnterville and Ottumwa. Noah MoDanlel has returned from Okla homa, having disposed of his property there. He will remain in Iowa. The coal and prop Industries are opening well tills season. Passenger train No. 8. on the Milwaukee, formerly due here nt 5:30 p. m.. has changed time and arrives at 3:41 p. m. A heavy rain fell here yesterday morning. Daniel (Slick has been suffering from a rather severe Illness nnd is no better. Chas. Walden. of Moravia, was In town looking for a house to rent last week. The Italian crew that is working the Milwaukee railroad has been moved two and a half miles above here. A crew of Americans are located at the crossing nnd surfacing the track under the supervision of Mr. Cunningham, of Blakesbnrg. ,'ik Butler. •.. .•!• Butler. Sept. 10.—Mrs. J. C. Watts, Mrs. J. M. Arganbright nnd Miss Alice Bergman attended the old settlers' reunion at Ag ency Friday. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Watts and Mh and Mrs. Ed. Perry attended the Eldon fair Thursday. J. C. Kennel was in Oskaloosa Thursday. D. 8. Shuto nnd family. D. B. Sbnte and family, J. C. Watts and J. C. Kennel were at Keb Labor day. Ollie and Fred Darner spent Saturday niglit nnd Sunday at A. J. Burgess'. Misses Carrie and Mabel Burgess visited at the Roberts home near Fremont, Friday. Mrs. Ilarkins and G. W.Harkins visited at the A. J. Burgess home Mondny. School began at No. 6 Monday with Mrs. Curtis as teacher. Miss Lillie Palmer starts to Grinnell Wednesday to iittend Iowa college. Miss Estella W'oodard went to Charles City Wednesday where slie has accepted a position in the school for the coming year. Mrs. J. Palmer and Mrs. Bathea were shopping in Ottumwa Mondny. MIsb Alice Demay began school at No. 7 Monday. Bladensburg.' Bladenslmrg, Sept. 10.—School hegan here Monday with Miss Mne Hamilton, of Ot tumwa. as principal and Miss Madle Shaw as primary teacher. Chas. Harris sold bis farm cast of this place last Mondny for $70 per acre. Madison Warder left Monday for Des Moines to attend school. Woodland Vale. Woodland Vale, Sept. 10.—Mrs. Delia Sli vers and little daughter, Edith, visited here Monday. Miss Konoma Sylvester went to Ottnm wa last week. Dr. Clearwater, of Des Moines, is visit ing Dr. Henry of Farson. Quite number of new buildings are be ing erectcd at Farson'. Unless the Milwaukee company changes its time table a good many people from this locality who had prided themselves upon a quick and pleasant trip to Ottum wa, will still have to drive down as here tofore. Cross Lanes. Cross Lnnes. Sept. 10.—Ed. Kramer re turned from Nebrnska Tuesday morning. Mrs. Lettie Hidy is visiting her Bister near Drakesvllle. Mr .and Mrs. Wm. Heston. of Havenvlllc, Kansas, are here visiting friends nnd rela tives. Mrs. Dollie Thoma, who has been suffer ing with lockjaw caused by the puncture of a nail In her foot, Is much better. Quite a number from tills vicinity at tended the fair at Eldon last week. Thomas Curry visited relatives in this vicinity Sunday. Bobtown. BobtoWn, Sept. 10.—Miss Clara Mitchell, of Ottumwa, was out horseback riding with some friends recently. Her horse be came frightened and. ran Into a barb wire fence. Miss Mitchell received some paln fnl Injuries. She was taken home on a cot. However, she Is Improving rapidly. I. D. 'Mowery and wife were Ottumwa on business Saturday. Nellie Weir was a pleasant caller at the ncwsofflce Friday. Ida Mowery was visiting relatives and friends In Ottumwa recently. Ed Tlndell nnd wife have new son. Miss Clara Mitchell and the Misses Grace We Are Special Effort to increase our sales and are meet ing with, success beyond our hopes. Extra heavy nickel plated tea ket ties, 98c and 69c High grade nickel plated coffee and tea pots, will outwear a doz en cheap ones, 89c, 79c, down to .... 39c Handsome nickel plated crumb trays, 48c and ....24c All copper wash boilers, are by far the most durable, best grade at $3.49, $2.69, $2.24 and $1.75 Extra heavy white lined enameled Preserve kettles, at 69c, 69c, 49c and .... 39c Enameled tea kettles, $1.39, $1.19, 98c, 89c and 74c Enameled Berlin kettles, 79c, 69c, 59c, 49c and 35c Enameled Seamless Water pitcher, full size 59c Enameled pudding pans, 29c, 22c, 18c, 15c and 10c Enameled sauce pans, 25c, 20c and 17c Enameled dippers, 35c, 24c and lCc Full size enameled Basting spoon.5c Enameled seamless water pails, 98c, 89c and ,74c THE FAIR 118 E. Mali} Street, •m THE OTTUMWA COOTIE and Nellie Hadsell, of Ottumwa, were spending the past week visiting at the Mowery home on I'lckle avenue.' John Legg nnd family, who were visiting relatives In this vicinity for the past two weeks, returned to their home lit H,uui bo—s Nebraska, Wednesday, Winchester. Winchester, Sept. 10.—Quite a number of the young peoplc attended the Eldon fair last week.'' The picnic held in Nelson's grove, south of town, was fairly well attended, consid ering It wds the time of the fair at Eldon. The school lias not begun hero yet. No teacher Is employed up to the presiyit time. Mr. Frake, nortli of Fairfield, has bought the Jones property In town. lie will move Into George Mendcnhall's house until his own Is vacated. F. McPherson Is living in his property at present. The Ladles' Aid society sold a number of articles at the picnic last week. A nice lit tle sum was realized. Will Hastings ami James Kerr were In Keosnuqun .Tuesday. Charlie Corr is suffering with rheuma tism. Mrs. Jessie Meek and Mrs. Angie McCall toot dinner with Mrs. S. F. iiawbaker Sunday. Competine. Competinc, Sept. 10.—me following is the program for the Sunday school conven tion to be held in Coinpetine, Sunday,Sept. 27: 10 a. ni. Devotional service—B. F. Mef ford, Coinpetine. 10:15. Discussion. "Word nnd Benefits of Sunday School Conventions"—Wm. Smith, Bladensburg Rev. Megan, Compe tine. 10:40. "How May We Increase Mission ary Interest* in the Sunday School"—Mattlc Phelps, Competinc. 11:10. Home department work, followed by Round Ta1le by A. D. Conrad, of Eldon. 12 m. Dinner on church grounds, or In church. 2 .m. Praise service—Mrs. Megan,Com petine. 2:1!5. Apcr. "How Can the Day School Teacher Aid In the Sunday School Work" —Dora Fisher, Bladensburg. Discussion Minnie Larimorc, Competine Louise Her man. Competine. 2:40. "How Can Temperance Be Most Effectually Taught in the Sunday School" —L. Dudgeon, Coinpetine. Open discussion. 3:15. "Normal Work"—Mr. Putnam. Sunday school workers from other places invited to come and help to make this a profitable dav to all. O. O. PHELPS, President. MINNIE LARIMORE. Secretary. Hazel Dell. Hazel Dell, Sept. 10.—Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Hoilingsworth and children spent Sunday with Albert Carson In Davis county. Several new phones have been put in, In the last week. Mrs. Henry Harsel). who has been quite III, Is reported some better. Mrs. E. V. Cohagan, Mrs. B. M. East burn and Mrs. J. W. Workman attended the Baptist association in Ottumwa last week. Miss Clara Smith returned to her home Thursday after a pleasant visit at the Sawyer home. Mrs. Jennie Wilson and children, of Ot tumwa, spent Wednesday with C. C. Cock erili nnd family. The Misses Kate and Teresa Fritz are vis iting at the home of J.hclr parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Jacob Fritz. Mr. and Mrs. Dan McIIugh were callers at the Truitt homfl, Sunday evening. Mrs. F. P, Snlte^inniJ sons, Clarence and Russell. Mrs. Parker, Sirs. Frank Hunt and children, also,,. Miss Gaylord nnd Miss Winnie M*ellck. all of South Ottumwa, visited Friday withjMrg. O. Haines. Mr. and Mrs. E.- jf,j Hnrseh, daughter Eva nnd sou. EnrJ,,t}y.£re .the guests of J. F. Hill and family Sunday. Mrs. L. L. Dexter, Mrs. W. Z. Dexter and little daughter, Elizabeth also Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Truitt and children, visited Sunday with F. L. Dexter and family. Several people from this village attended Labor day in Ottumwa Monday and state that it was fine. Miss Edna Salter, of South Ottumwa, Is visiting with her cousin, Mrs. O. Haines. Miss Maggie Curry, of Ottumwa, is vis iting relatives here this week. Miss Mattie Berry began school at Cop perhead last week. .... ,......... Stringtown. Strlngtown, Sept. 10.—Mrs. TT. S. Haw thorne and Mrs. S. E. Woodruff were Ba tavia visitors Tuesday. A. B. Smith was In Abingdon Tuesday. Mrs. C. A. Clark was in Farson Monday. G." W. Davis was In Competine on busi ness Mondny. Jerome Woodruff, of Batavia, was a Stringtown caller the first of the week." Walter Larmore was In ..olngdon Tues day evening. Dr. D. H. King, of Abingdon, was a caller at the Misses Davis' home Tuesday. Miss Josie Davis is very sick with ty phoid fever. Mrs. T. J. Larmore and daughter, Min nle, visited near Bladensburg Tuesday. John Putnam is delivering outs at fekin this week. Chequest. Chequest. Sept. 10.—Miss Alta Steel went to Nebraska last "week for a few weeks' visit. Emmet Hanshaw nnd Verna Plowman went to Keosaniiua Monday, where they will attend school the coining winter. R. W. C. Ilarryman came over from Co lumbus Junction Thursday, to attend the Big Four fair, and spent Sunday at the parental home, returning to Columbus Junction Sunday evening on No. 4 from Eldon. Clarence Hewitt and wife are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter. Most everybody attended the Eldon fair a day or two last week. Grover C. Shaffer left Monday for DeB Moines where he will enter school for this year. James Wainscott nnd family spent Sun day at the McCullough home. Dr. T. G. McCIure. of Doufis, was a re cent professional caller In Chequest. Miss Lulu Clayton began school at No. 1 Monday. G. E. Whltmore was a business caller in Chequest last week. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Rambo are making an extended visit with their son. Dr. John Rambo, and family, at Glenwood, Mo. Quite a number of farmers, nave sown their fall wheat. A large number of people from here are In Ottumwa today attending the circus. Libertyville. G:, Libertyville. Sept. 10.—Levi Arhett and Jas. Boley returned Monday evening from southern Missouri. They were quite well pleased with the country nnd may poBSibiy decide to move there. A wind storm Monday night passed through near Oollett. assuming something of the nature of a cyclone. It did consid erable damage to the house and barn on the Charles Elliott farm and blew down number of trees. Other buildings In the community were damaged. Mrs. J. V. Llnder bat been quite sick this week. The Christian Endeavor convention and Presbyterian meeting passed off nicely this week. P. H. Heston left for Muscatine Wednes day evening to attend the sessions of the Iowa conference. Mr. Heston went as lay delegate. NRuth Pollock is student at Highland Park. A large number «t peoplerfrom this com munity attended the Eldon fair. The Installation services at the Presby terlan church last week were very inter THE REGULAR AND RELIABLE CHI CAGO SPECIALIST, who has visited adjaeeut towns since 1801, will be at Ottumwa. Balllugall Hotel, Mon day, October 5th, (one day only) and return onee every 28 days. Office hours 8 a. in. to O Cures permanently the cases he under takes ind sends the Incurable home with out taking fee 'from them. This is why he continues his visits year after year, while other doctors have made a few visits and stopped. Dr. Shallenberger Is an emi nently successful specialist In all chronic diseases, proven by the many cures effect ed In chronic cases which have baffled the skill of all other physicians. Ills hospital experience and extensive practice have made him so proficient that he can name and locate a disease In few minutes. Treats all curable cases of Catarrh, Nose, Throat and I.nng diseases. Eye and Ear, Stomach, Liver nnd Kidneys. Gravel, Rheumatism, Paralysis, Neuralgia. Ner vous and Hcnrt disease!, Blood and Skin diseases, Epilepsy, Bright's Disease and Consumption In early stage diseases of the Bladder and Female Organs, Liquor nnd Tobacco habit. Stammering cured and sure methods to prevent Its recurrence given. A never-failing remedy for Big Neck. PILES, FISTITLAE and RUPTURE guar anteed cured without detention from busi iness. Special attention given to all Surgi cal cases, and all diseases of tlie Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Granulated Lids, Cataract, Cross Eyes straightened without pain. NERVOUS DEBILITY Are you nervoua- nnd despondent: wenk and debilitated tired mornings no ambi tion—lifelens memory poor easily fa tigued excitable and irritable eyes sunken, ed and blurred: pimples on face dreams restless, haggard looking, weak back de posit in urine and drains at stool distrust ful wnnt of confidence lack of energy and strength? Diseases of Men and Private Diseases a Specialty. Blood Poison. Stricture, Gleet, Sperma torrhea. Varicocele, Hydrocele, producing Emissions, Debility, Nervousness, Dizzi ness, Defective Memory, etc., which •uins mind and body, positively cured. WONDERFUL CURES Perfected in old cases which -have been neglected or unsklllfully treated. No ex periments or failures. He undertakes no Incurable cases, but cure thousands given up to die. Consultation Free and Confidential. Address DR. GILBERT SHALLENBERGER, 14S Oakwood Blvd., Chicago Reference: Drexel State Bank. esting but the large attendance at the Eldon fair called away some who other wise would have been present and Increas ed the number In attendance. Miss Rachel Richards left Friday forTre mont, 111., where she expects to attend school the coming year. Miss Nellie Warner left for Red Oak with her sister, Mrs. George Rollett last week, to remain some time. The Libertyville school opened last week with encouraging prospects. Bert Smith has returned from Illinois and is making ready to attend the I. W. U. at Mt. Pleasant. Mrs. Mantord Clark returned Friday from her visit In Louisa county. Misses Boley and Arnett started for southern Missouri about the middle of last week. Miss Mary Wldger nnd Miss Burt, of Bir mingham/ were visitors in this place Tues day of last week. John Chambers, of Emmettsburg. Is vis iting old friends here, Mr. Chambers for merly lived In this community. Rev. G. W. Barber started Tuesday even ing for Muscatine to nttend the sessions of the Iowa conference. The conference convened Wednesday morning. 'tMortli English. North English, Sept. 10.—Captain John Dillon returned home last night from a few weeks' visit to his childhood home in Ohio. Mrs. B. Harrington and daughter, Beth, are visiting relatives at Williamsburg and attending the fair this week. Will Carson left here Monday morning for Oskajposa, where he will attend busi ness college. Miss Bertha Harlow resigned her posi tion In the public schools here and accept ed a similar position the schools at Albla. Mr. and Mrs. George Magoon have re turned from their visit In New York. Mr. Magoon has fully recovered from an attack of fever that threatened him while there. ~led, Monday, September 7, at 6 p. m., at the home of his son, 0. F. Mason, of this place, Almeriu S. Mason, aged 85 years 5 months and 7 days. Funeral services were held Tuesday nt 2 p.m. at tne Metho dist Episcopal cnurcli, conducted by Kcv. Frondeii. The remains were taken to Good Ings Grove, Illlnbis, for Interment. .' Slgourney. Slgourney, Sept. 10.—The funeral of Jo seph McElro.v was postponed from yester day afternoon to p. 111. today on account of Inclement weather. The Slgourney schools report a total en rollment of 433 pupils., Miss Florence Mar shall has assumed the prlnclpalshlp of the high sdiool In the place of Miss Roberts whose health fallecj. W. O. Mullln, tlie successor of John F. Biggs, is favorably received and respected for his good work. Col. Mackey and E. H. Carrell are both improving. Sandy Moody Is visiting his father. 'xhe board of supervisors Is in session and will so continue throughout the month. Dr. I/. H. Hlnkley went to Lone Tree on Saturday for a visit with his parents. From there he goes to Colorado for a visit with his brother. J. A. Thomas has resumed his duties as principal of the North ward school. SHOT BY WATCHMAN. Discharged Machinist at Waterloo Is Wounded for Resisting Arrest. Waterloo, Sept. 10. (Special) P. W. Cushing.a discharged machinist at the Iowa Central shops here, was shot and seriously wounded by Tbao. Buller, the night wajtchman, while in sisting arrest last night. Michael and Mary Tlerney, who we're divorced five years ago, bay* just been remarried.^. v, —w- vBig '15 v\ Open Sundays and Evenings Reduction Sale & O F~ PIANOS BEGINS TODAYfi EVERY PIANO MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. NEW PIANO HOUSE ON SEPT. 15th AND OCT. 20th THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY rp and connections will sell round-trip tickets from St. Louis, Louisville,"" Cincinnati and Chicago to points in Alabama. Georgia, Mississippi and Florida at such low rates tbatit will be cheaper to travel than to stay at home. Look at these figures: .. Chattanooga, Tenn. and return, $19. Rome, Ga. and return $19. Jf4 -. Anniston, Ala. and return $19. Jacksrnville, Fla and return $22. Atlanta, Ga. and return $19. Macon, Ga. and return $22. Savannah, Ga. and return $22, ,• Augusta, Ga. and return $22. Rates to intermediate points the same. Proportionately low rates to other points in states named. Tickets limited to return 21 days. Stop overs 15 day going. This is«the opportunity of a lifetime for home seekers and investors and those desiring to visit the south. For particulars write: S. McCullough, N. W. P. A. or T. B. Thacksoti, Traveling Agt., G. B. ALLEN, G. P. A., St. Louis, Mo. 110 S. Market St. Our Dorothy Dodd Shoes ar*| here. These shoes are made, on new lasts, some have heavy' welted extension soles Cuban heels. TIMELY TOOTH TALK Do you wear artificial teeth, and are they satisfactory? If not, ninety-nine cases out of one hundred the fault is in the plate. Let us see the case and advise you. •'•syg New System Dental Parlors DR. A. C. LEE. RATES SOUTH DON'T OVERLOOK THIS Southern Railway, 226 Dearborn, St., Chicago, 111. Any Day After September You can buy a one-way ticket to practically any point iq the Pacific Northwest, via the Burlington Route, at about half the regular rate. Think of it—only $28.85 from Ottumwa, la., to Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, Victoria or Vancouver $26.35 to Spokane, Kllensburg, Wen atchee or Umatilla $25.85 to Salt Lake City, Ogden, Butte, Helena, Anaconda, Missoula or Kallspell. These low-priced tickets will be on sale daily from September 15 to November 30. Stop-overs are permitted within certaint lirnits, and side trips may be made at one fare for the round 'trip. The Burlington offers a greater selection of routes and better ser vice to the West and Northwest than any other line.. Tell me where you want to go and I will tell-you how to get there and how much it will cost. A .y THE COURIER PRINTS NEWS is: f'-V $ I' «. 1 fe and We have the regular weight in a waterproof shoe, which is the most sensible for rainy days, only $3.00 per pair, G. B. CHAPMAN. W' I r%* •,JK? S. PARKER, AGENT, A •. UNION DEPOT.