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2 THUR8DAY, February 9, 1905.
Taylor Beatty is going on crutches
as the result of a badly sprained ankle
incurred Friday while working on the
Grant Bolibaugh farm, east of town.
W. W. DeLong, for the past eight
years postmaster at this place, has
received the appointment for a third
Geo. W. Jager, of Batavia, was here
over Sunday visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Jager, Sr., and other
The two oldest children of Phil Scott
have been sick. The little daughter
has about recovered, but the little boy
is quite sick with lung trouble.
Charley Davis and Miss Maggie Da
vis, children of J. W. Davis, enter
tained a number of friends at a party
at their home on South Second street
Friday evening from 7:30 till 10:30
o'clock. The young people had an en
joyable time playing various games.
The following were present: Misses
Ruby Johnson, Rheuey Johnson, Ber
nice McMahan. Grace Pierce, Grace
Crosson, Hazel Pos, Pleasant Boyd
Dollie Clegg, Lillian Coryell Messrs.
David McMahan, Ellis Pyatt.
Mrs. Frank Barnett, north of town:
has been suffering from a cold on the
Maley Ream departed Friday for his
home at Kansas City, after spending a
few days with his sister, Mrs. Wesley
Reves, of North Fourth street.
Miss Anna Miller, of North Third
street, returned Thursday night from
a three weeks' stay at the W. R. Nel
son home in Oskaloosa.
G. W- McKinney, of Seventh street,
has been ill with the grip. Mrs. Mc
Kinney, who has also been quite sick,
is reported not much improved.
Miss Roxie Saunders, of Albia, for
merly of this place, was in town Sat
We Purchased at a Big Reduction,
In addition we offer Men's Finest
Overcoats, made of the costliest
imported fabrics and lined with
the very best quality of silk and
sateen, sold by us at $25.00 and
$28-50, while they last 1 AP
take your pick 1
News of
•J**}' •x* ft •''t 4 4"l
Eddyville, Feb. 6.—A change has
been made in the mine superinten
(Jency at Pekay. Owen Reese, who
has been superintendent for the past
year or two, goes to Hilton, and Is
succeeded by T. W. Walters, formerly
of. this place, but lately of Hocking.
Mr. and Mrs. Walters moved to Pekay
Saturday. The change in superin
tendents means also a change in post
masters, Mr. Walters succeeding Mr.
Reese In that position. Chet Johnson
manager of the company's store, will
continue as deputy postmaster.
$ ayw-ij* 7 4+ t'^v
s%k v,* •sr
Men's Heavy Weight Blue, 2.40, Denim Overalls
and Blouses to match, that have been Selling at
65c and 75c a Garment, which we offer at 50c a
garment or 95c a suit.

All our Men's and Boys' Pull Down
Caps that sold earlier in the season
at 50c, 65c and 75c, to close at S
days with the grip,
Poulton Morris, of Oskaloosa, came
down Friday and has been visiting hi3
grandfather, G. p. True, north of town.
Craig Pos was an Oskaloosa caller
on business Wednesday.
Ralph Allen has moved his retaur
ant across the street formerly occu
pied by F. D. Martin.
Geo. Miller, Jr., of Oskaloosa, was a
visitor over Sunday with relatives
H. A. Bauman went to Pella Satur
Miss Mabel Lyon, daughters F. W.
Lyon, north of town, entertained a few
friends Wednesday night in honor of
her birthday anniverasry. Those pres
ent were: Misses Debbie and Loie
McKim and Rachel Burns Messrs
Earl and Otto Roberts, Harry Burns
and Johnny McKim.
S. P. Hawkins, of Oskaloosa, looked
after business here Wednesday.
F. Z. Kidd, who recently disposed of
a portion of his interest in the drug
store, will leave soon for Allerton to
visit relatives before deciding upon a
location. Mrs. Kidd will accompany
him. A. J. Keefe, the new manager of
the store, arrived from Colfax Wednes
day and he and Mr. Kidd finished in
voicing Saturday.
The following are some cases of
sickness reported: Chas. W. Fisher,
Stephen Belger, Qulncy Myers, the
baby of Henry Moss, of Pleasant Cor
ners John Dibble, south of town the
baby of Will Roberts, at Bridgeport
Mr. McCloney, of near Dudley, and
John McKim,north of town. The baby
of H. C. Albaugh, of Grays Creek has
also been sick again.
Darbyville, Feb. 6.—The retail gro
cery store of Kelly Dykes at Rathbun,
a mining town one mile west of here,
Dr. E. L. Bay, who was ill for a few was entirely destroyed by flre Friday
We still have 100 pairs of those
Fine Cassimere Pants that usually
sell at $2.00 and $2.50, good all
wool heavy weights suitable for
dress or work, we have "i A
reduced the price to
able to be in
hiB office Saturday.
Miss Manita Harper returned Satur
day from a few days' business trip
to St. Louis, Mo.
Nellie, the little daughter of John
Pickerell, of Eveland, who was sick a
few weeks ago, has again been taken
Dr. H. R. McVay left Sunday morn
ing for Iowa City to attend the second
annual meeting of the alumni clinic
of the state university. He will re
turn Tuesday.
r. sw
Snappy Items in Cloth
ing for Boys
Boys' Knee Pants Suits, ages 21-2
to 16, small sizes Buster Brown
and Russian styles, others in
double breasted and Norfolk
styles, good durable Tweeds,
Cheviots and Cassimeres sold by
us earlier at $4.00 and $4.50, we
have reduced the price
for this sale to
Boys' and Children?s Overcoats,
ages 2 1-2 to 15 years, small sizes
in Btons and Russian effects,
large sizes in Belt and Box Coats
that sold earlier at $5
to $7, now
Special in Boys' Shirt Waist
Blouse or "Mother's Friend" sizes
4 to.i4, that always sell
at 25c and 35c, our price.
morning. The flre was caused by the
explojlon of an oil lamp in the base
ment, where oil was stored.' The loss
is partially covered by'insurance.
Died, at the residence-Of his nephew.
Lute Pennington Friday, February 3,
at 4
m., Henry Workman, familiarly
"Uncle Henry." He was an
old settler of Appanoose county, was
well known and liked by all. His
death was caused by lung fever. The
burial occurred Saturday afternoon at
2 o'clock, at the Sand Hill graveyard.
Finlay Maxwell and R. D. Living
stone were called to Albla last week
to attend a meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Unity Block Coal company.
Austin Jones, who has been making
an extended visit in Missouri, re
turned home the first of the week.
There have been several carloads
shipped from this point the past week,
beside the usu^l amount shipped by
the various coal companies, among
others being a car of cap pieces' ship
ped by Whicker Bros... and a car of
baled hay shipped by M. E. McDaniel.
James Livingstone is visiting at
Hocking this week.
Ed. Henry is making an extended
visit in Missouri.
Munterville, Feb. 7. Mr. and Mrs.
William Smith visited over Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Baldwell.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Nelson gave a
fine dinner to a large number of their
friends last Saturday. They also en
tertained the young folks in the even
Carl Harlan of Ottumwa has been
spending a few days with Christopher
Fred Johnson visited Sunday with
his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. L. John
so if.
Irene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. An
drew Johnson has been sick and un
der the care of Dr. Rambo but is re
puted to be much better at the present
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Baker and Mr.
and Mrs. William Dickson visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johnson of Bid
well on Sunday.
The Munterville school will give an
entertainment next Saturday evening
and also a pie supper. Everybody is
invited to attend.
Mrs. August Hlltman visited with
Mrs. Jno. Pierson Sunday afternoon.
Packwood, Feb. 7.—Rev. America
M. See will begin protracted meeting
at the Christian church Saturday
Miss Mena Shy, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Shy, north of here, and
T. J. Hardin of Ioka were married
last week. Mrs. Harden was a popular
Mrs. O. Marsh continues quite sick.
Mrs. P. B. Grafton is suffering an at
tack of rheumatism.
David Roth and J. D. Snider were
Packwood visitors last week.
Mrs. Lyons died last week of
consumption. She had been in fail
ing health for months.
The ladies of the Christian church
We Surprise the People by giving them even Better Values than they expect. It is an Event Seldom Equaled in the Annals of Clothing
Selling. Handsome Black and Fancy Double and Single Breasted Suits and Nobby Overcoats, just the weight to wear for thf next three months, all
Hand Made by the Very Best of Makers, in Qualities that we sold earlier at $13.50, $ 15.00 and $16.50, Take Your Pick at $10.00. ^This is a Great
Clean Up of all our Winter Lines. Some Lines are broken, but all sizes can be Found in the Assortment. Early Comers -will of course secure the Best
S el S a W is a a a
irx.tsis, Y»
served oysters, peaches, cake and cof
fee Saturday Quite a crowd patron
ized the ladies. *i
Frank Hopkins moved his family
here from Brighton last week. He is
the new section foreman.
F. O. Woolums visited hi3 son at
Highland Center last week.
Mr. Jackson arrived here last week
from Illinois with his farming outfit
and household goods. He moved on
the Smith farm southeast of town.
Brush Creek. Feb. 7. Harve and
Elmer Smith were Sunday visitors at
the home of A. Proctor.
Nita Proctor spent Saturday night
at the home of C. White.
Etta and Netta Nute are on the sick
list at the present time.
returned to her home at Ladora, on
A Proctor,wife and sons John, Enos
Waldo and Lester and daughters Vida
and Nita were royally entertained at
the home of E. Dye on Sunday.
Fred Proctor was entertained at the
Owen hoine Saturday evening.
Rev. Betz closed his meeting at Mt.
Zion Methodist Episcopal church on
Wednesday night.
Virgy Glosser returned to her home
at Albany Saturday after a short visit
at the Odenbaugh home.
companied by her friend, Ethel Oden
Suit and
Final Clean-up of Men's
and Boys' Duck Coats.
Men' $3 and $4 Duck Coats,
heavy weight, 7 inch corduroy
storm collar, 34 in. long
Boys'Duck Coats, sizes 28 to 34,
at very special prices rj
59c, 75c 98c $L and
Just receivad 25 dozen Boys' Cor
duroy Knee Pants, sizes 4 to 14
years, that are always sold at 65c
to7oc, you can buy allyouQQ/*
want at Anderson's for....
Goldie Allen and Ida Bedwell were
Sunday guests of Mrs. C. Smith.
Bessie and Ethel Odenbaugh called old Hale store building "and
on Mrs. George Howk, Friday
Miss Mollie Betz closed her term of just south of the store owned by Dr.
school at Independence, Friday. She Summers.
She was ac-
Joe Arnold and Ray Proctor attend
ed lodge in Ash Grove Saturday night.
Fred Odenbaugh transacted busi
ness in Ash Grove on Saturday.
Laura Arnold is improving at the
present time.
Several from this vicinity attended
church at Hopewell Saturday even
Joe Proctor and Lem Garrison mar
keted -hogs in Ottumwa last week.
Milton, Feb. 7. The Blind Eoone
Concert Co., gave a entertainment at
the Opera house Saturday evening to
a crowded house. It was a high class
musicale and highly appreciated by
the musicians of the city.
The third number of the high
school lecture course will be given at
the Opera house tomorrow night. The
Hon. Joseph G. Camp of Georgia will
give the lecture.
Dr. G. E. Reed is attending the
meeting of the alumni of the dental
clinic of the dental college of the S.
U. I.
Abe Hollin has bought the Milton
hotel property for $3,000 and will take
charge of the same March 1. He has
also negotiated for the sale of the fur
niture and fixtures owned by the
present occupants Mesdames Rickey
and Kelsey.
Otis Thayer is visiting James Crav
eos and Dayton Thayer and other
Wk If
Men's Yellow Slicker lined Duck
Coats, wind and water proof, that
have proved their wearing qual
ities, and are usually sold at $8,
to clean them out quickly
we have marked them.
friends in this vicinity. He is road
master at Cheyenne, Wyo.
It is likely that one two story build
ing and several one story buildings
will be built on Main street the coming
J. O. Black proprietor of the Milton
Cigar company, will soon move his
family to the Wallar house and his ci
gar factory to the rooms over the post
A new dry goods store will Soon be
opened in the building formerly occu
pied by the Milton Cigar company.
J. F. Archer and family and A. A.
Carmine and family will soon leave
for Canty, Kans., where they have
bought a store.
C. B. Likes has bought four lots of
G. W. Bell just west of the J. J.
Moore property and will build in the
A. B. Hale and C. ,C. Smith are get
ting their machinery in position In the
will be
even-j ready to grind corn in a few weeks.
A. B. Hale has bought the building!
Men's 3.50 and 4.00 Shoes..2.69
Men's 2.50 and 3.00 Shoes.. 1.89
Men's 1.95 and 2.25 Shoes.. 1.50
Men's 1.50 and 1.75 Shoes.. 1.15
Men's Heavy Roll Edge
7 riavM
professional visitor hero on
da£he Ladies
Aid society was de­
lightfully entertained at the home of
ter a short business visit near Eldon.
Erwin Cook, of "Wichita, Kansas, is
visiting relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Johnston spent a
pleasant Sabbath at the Selmon Jones
home near Blakesburg.
Miss Nellie Goff returned Sunday
on No. 3, after a brief visit at the pe
rental home near Eldon.
Miss Ella Perry returned Sunday
after a brief visit with friends in Ot
Grooms of this place,
119 East Main Street,
Ottumwa, Iowa.
For the want of room, Closing Out our Men's and
Boys' Shoes at a Big Reduction, fcead the Prices.
•d Rub
Men's Heavy dull finished Rub
bers, just the thing for spring
wear, that usually sold
at 90c, our price.
Men's Light Rubbers, the kind
that always sell and are well
worth 75c, you can buy
them here for ......
Men's Heavy Roll edge Snag Proof Rubber Boots that sold and
are well worth 3.50 to 4.00, in this closing out sale ft QQ
they go at .. 0
Co. hardware firm in South Ottumwa.
May happiness and success' be with
them all through life is the wish of
their hosts of friends here.
Dahlon'ega, Feb. 6. The »W. O. W.
had a round wide hunt on Friday Feb
ruary 3 and brought in about
a sled load of cotton tails and
an oyster supper to the victors at
night. They expect to give another
hunt Tuesday February 7-.
Dick Wilson and family of Hedrick
are visiting friends in this place.
Mrs. Joseph Scheftz is on the sick
list at the present time.
R. H. McClung was in Ottumwa on
Saturday, transacting business.'
Fred Davis of Kansas City is visit
ing at the home of Lizzie McCoy.
Mrs. John Orth is ill at the present
Salem, Feb. 7. The Woman's
club have at their room a nice library
and by the payment of $1 per year the
public may enjoy the reading of this
fine collection of books.
Btawell, FeD. 7.—Mr. ana Mrs. Davia 1. in MiHarmri
Grooms visited relatives in Ottumwa ®^rs-
of Chilllcothe, w..i,™0».'
last week. Kirkpatrick are very sick at the pres-: Young spent Sunday with
Mrs. Luther Lathrop is still In very ent time. Vernon.
poor health. Rev. Telfer and family expect soon J. W. Bottorff is visiting relatives In
Mr. aiid Mrs. Jas Johnston visited to locate on a farm near" Winnipeg, Ohio this week.
Mrs. Caroline Johnston, of Chilllcothe, Canada W. H. Cooper has purchased the W.
Paul Wilson, of Milton, returned wife at Owassa.
home on Friday, after a pleasant ten The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
days' sojourn with relatives. Arthur Ingrim has been very ill with
George Klingemeier, formerly of hrnnphUiR
this place, but now of South Ottumwa,
returned last Tuesday on No. 8, after a _.T
tumwa, at'the hom of the bride's pa-
Henry Maycock who has been quite
ill for several weeks is somewhat bet
Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall have
gone to visit their son Ernest and his
short but pleasant visit with friends. Elmore farm northwest 6f town.
Miss Nora Flsk visited with friends: Friday evening February 10 is the
near Blakesburg Sunday. date for the Hearon Lister Concert
Miss Winifred Grooms, the young-. company at the Opera house,
est daughter of Mr. and ^frs. James!
Emmerson has purchased the
MrfJ Nat
rentu on Sunday, Feb. 5, Rev. Leroy Maaison Monday by the death of
Hand, of Rvnnells, father of the the little daughter of Mrs. Anna Yan
groom, officiating. The ceremony was away Curl.
witnessed only by close relatives of the Miss Mabel Brown visited her sister
contracting parties. The bride is a
very handsome young woman and Is jast week
famous for her musical ability. The
®n'd' Mrs. Mark anont
a»4 son arrived
u„- Thursday I, W, ill
serious illness of his mother. present time.
Harrison John died at his home on!
Mr. and Mrs. George Johnston on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. terday.
Hawk-Eye street on last Tuesday ev- Scarlet fever has taken possession Ernest Johnson of Winfleld Is vis*
ening. There were about forty pres-
Qf tw home(j Qf Mr and Mrs A Davld
Levi Gates is quite ill again with son *ad Miss Adah Cowell. The for-j J- Downey was in Farson Satur
rheumatism. mer home is quarantined. day on business.
Mr. and Mrs. John Beafcle, of South Miss Alta Newly living near Big The Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. C.
Ottumwa, were guests at the Curtis Mound has been appointed by the May is reported quite ill with lung
Chisman home on last Tuesday. Methodist Episcopal church as a mis- fever
D. Crow returned last Thursday, af- jonary to India. I Mrs. J. O. Loch of Ottumwa is vis-
Xhe mee
J- T-
han Weeks is critically ill
fro4 a stroke of paraly8lB
John Jon.a*a3f
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Boys* Shoes and Rubbers.
Boys'2.00 IJeavy Box Calf Shoes,
2 1-2 tO|5 1-2, reduced "I I%Q
to close out *0^7
Boys' Kangaroo Calf Shoes, 1.50
and 1.75 kind, to close t^em .out
we will sell them at
the very low" price of
Youth's Heavy Shoes, 111-£ to 2,
at 98c, 1.10
Boys' 50c Rubbers 39c
Boys' Heavy Roll edge Rubbers
that always sold at 75c,
reduced to
HP isf
tion anii it has been decided to,return'
it to its former home.
.Mrs. C, W. Elttniia^ and Ml?s Kate
Mathews' were among the Mt,. Pleas-*" $j{
ant callers on Saturday.
Mrs. J. Shook left for Burlington on/'"'
Wednesday. MIsb Maude Hawklhs ac
companied her to^Mt. Pleasant. m&'Zfi
Mrs. Iho Dawson came from Mt.%®
Pleasant Thursday. Hsgl
Miss Coe Shriner- and her brother
Dee, students at the Gem City Bust
ness college at Qulncy, 111., came home*
on Friday and remained until Monday.^
Miss Maud Hawkins accompantedWKi 4
them on their return to Qulncy.
Miss Clara Cooper departed on'o^ _• «.
Thursday for a few days' viBlt with*'.-jr1
relatives at Burlington, after which^
she will visit friends at Camp Point,|||||^|§
and will go to St. Louis, Mo., to at-?
tend the millinery opening.
The little son of Mr. and Mrg.George \V',J^
Hoggatt is listed among the sick
the present time.
Hedrick. Feb. 7. Mr. and Mrs. Wf:
W. Thompson returned home on Sat-f
Mr. Haverhill and family will soon urday after a few weeks' visit wlths
move to their farm east of town. relatives at Lancaster and other points-"
Brooks was in Sigourney yes,
itlng relatives in town.
the Methodist iting relatives in town this week.
Episcopal church are well attended: E. Sherlock of Sigourney was in
and a number have professed Christ.
Thomas Dilts is slowly recovering!
from his long illness.
town Saturday.
Dr. J. W. Porter, was in
Gertrude Leazure at Mt. Hamill
groom Is a successful /business man
connected with the wj H. Mclntire & cop^l church has not given satisfac-4 by fire.
The new bell at the Methodist Epls-
Lancaster, Feb. 7.—Add Gllliland, of
Lancaster, has been on thi sidk list
but is now getting better.
A. E. Utterback of Ottumwa, was a
caller at Lancaster Friday evening.
Quite a number of the citizens 'will
take a trip to Texas next Tuesday.
Rev. C. H. Strawn preached his fare
well sermon at the Christian church ih
Lancaster February 5.
The pepople of Lancaster will have
box supper in the Christian fcliureh
February 8, and we hope it'will We
largely attended. (.
James Gllliland, Jr., w^a kicked. In
the side by a horse but proved not so
serious as it might have been.
Quite a number of the Sigourney
folks attended the meeting her4 Sun
day evening.
The Portland school house, two
miles east "of Mt.. Union, was destroyed

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