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-&• -VJu fe h' F?\. s* )'i £'(. fe.fc Mt i~ $ S?' Wti |r FP ,*r (&jy if A* i,- 3M iV** $?/1 M* ft- I .J8 SATURDAY, April 7, 1906. HOME JOURNAL h:* $lz*t I k^»w &k m, *4V ?& ut* lJ# 4, SMV. «&V •Hi *-*-.y hs SSMK Work That Pays Well No work so quickly develops poise, self-reli ance, ease, ability to grasp situations, instinct to meet the demands of the moment, and capacity to meet men and women on their own ground as salesmanship. And no salesmanship is more agreeable, more highly respected, more sincerely esteemed, nor, propor tionately, better paid, than for THE LADIES' and THE SATURDAY EVENING POST. THE LADIES' HOME JOURNALhasoveramillion circulation. THE SATURDAY EVENING POST ha6 done more to inspire Ameri can manhood and en courage it to its best development than any other American periodi cal since th«e day of George William Curtis and Harpers* Weekly. It is a beautifully printed and illustrated magazine with a circulation of about three-quarters of a million copies every week. 2 i' We will ^advise you. Write to us, TK* Cram POITLWIM CQUMNT I537-E Cherry St., jpiiiliddpiua, Pa. HEPBURN IS IOWAN PEELS SURE HIS RATE B,LL W,LL PA8E THE SENATE NO AMENDMENT NEEDED kft/f \X eighth District Congressman Says Wyf&liji Court Review Provision Is Not Ne- w/ t' cessary—Appanoose County Made ,0! Part of Keokuk Division of Southern Iowa Judicial District. Wasbrington, D. C., April 5.—(Spe cial).—Congressman Hepburn said last night that he believed the senate would pass the house rate bill without a court review amendment. He declared that It is constitutional and that there is no excuse for opposition to the bill on that score any longer. He considers the bill, as it left the house, constitutional, and thinks that there is nothing to be gained by a court review amendment. He thinks that after threshing over the situation for some time, the senate will finally pass an unamended bill. He thinks that some of the amend ments that are now being offered in 'the senate are not being put forward in good faith, their chief aim being to make th6 bill unconstitutional. He has not this criticism for the court review amendment recently introduced by Senator Long. Allison vs. Aldrich. Eastern newspapers are making much of the fact that the rate contest in the senate has become a struggle between one force led by Allison, and another led by Aldrich. The Wash ington Times last night said: "Senator Allison is to put his forty years of experience, his prestige as dean of the senate, his power as head of its most potent committee, his skill as a manager of legislation, his tact in handling men and situations and the genuine affection of his associates for him against the skill and accom pli8hments of the senator from Rhode Island, who is conceded to be the anti administration leader. It is going to be from this time forth a test of Alli spn mettle against that of Aldrich." Change in Judicial District. In the house yesterday Representa tive Hepburn called up and got passed a bill transferring Appanoose county from the Creston division of southern Iowa judicial district to the Keokuk di vision and changing the time of the spring term of court at Creston, so as not to conflict with the time at Ked kuk. It is more convenient for Appa noose county citizens to attend court at Keokuk, and hence the change was decided on. It is expected that the senate will soon pass the bill. lowan Argues for Burton.' F. W. Lehmann of St. Louis, former ly of Des Moines, made an argument It enriches the the nerves, /y before the supreme court this after* noon in behalf of Senator Burton. The court room was packed wlth.members of congress and attorneys, intensely interested in Mr. Lehmann's masterly argument. Congressman Blrdsall has intro duced a bill creating a department of. printing at the request of an outside party. Mr. Birdsall will not press the bill. Congressman Dawson was yes terday chosen as the Iowa member of the national congressional commlt!(ee tt succeed J. A. T. Hull. Discuss Rate Bill. When the railroad rate bill was taken up in the senate today Senator Newlandj continued his argument in support of his proposition for national, incorporation of railroad companies. At the conclusion of his speech Sena tor Stone took: the floor in support of the rate bill.- The house today began considera tion or the postdfflce application bill. Frenzied With Fear are many who develop lung trouble, Dr. King's New Discovery for Con sumption will cure them. BOc and $1.00. F. B. Clark, Druggist. 0PEN8 UP 4,000 ACRE COAL FIELD Big Vein District In Marlon County Will Be Worked. Des Moines, April 6.—Authoritative announcement has been made of the Intention of the Rock Island road to develop this season the coal properties it has acquired in Marion county, along English creek, and the work has actually been entered upon. It" will be carried on under the direction of Superintendent Given of the Valley di vision. This property comprises about four thousand acres of coal lands in the big vein district in the south part of Marion county and principally along a small water course known as English creek. The mineral rights were ac quired after prospecting several years ago by the White Breast Fuel com pany of Illinois, Byron Seevers of Os kaloosa conducted the prospecting and made the purchases. The entire field on this creek has been disposed of to the Rock Island and it will operate the mines and use the output largely for coaling its Iowa lines, though it is likely that some of the coal will of ne cessity go Into the competitive mar ket. The coal as prospected shows from four to eight feet in thickness at a depth of from 80 to a little over 100 feet. It will average over five feet. To reach the CQal It will be neces sary to build a considerable extension of the Knoxville branch of the Wash ington division, and this work Is now under way. Two steam shovels, a number of dump ctrs and & large force of laborers are employed on the work and a number of teams Will be used later on. The extension to be built this season will extend south and west from Knoxville about eight miles. The dpening of tne two shafts will bf undertaken this season and It is ex pected to commence coaling a portion of the Book Island road from them t.^is fall. The mines are to be equip ped with electricity and this trolley system will be used for conveying coal to the cages through the principal en tries. tain Tea, 35 cents, tea or tablets, Sar gent, the true druggist, corner Market and Main. ATTORNEYS PAS8 THE LIE. E, Tlnley and G. S. Wright Almost Come to Blows at Council Meeting. Council Bluffs, April 5.—It looked as though Attorneys Emmet Tlnley and George S. Wright would come to biows in the city council chamber yes terday during a heated verbal ex change, but they did not. Tlnley is one of the city's special attorneys em ployed at a figure of $7,500, to see that everything goes right in the steps taken toward purchasing the water works, while Wright is attorney for the water works company. The colloquy between them was due to Wright twitting Tlnley on the high price of his services to the city. "If it were merely a matter of fees with me," responded the latter, "I might say that our firm could have had a larger fee from the water works company than from the city had we been disposed to take it." That's not true,' Wright promptly declared. "You lie," was Tinley's answer. Spectators looked xor a fist fight, as the men were only a few feet apart. The expectations, however, were dis appointed. Wright's only rejoinder was: "Well, that makes It an even oreak." PIONEER PHYSICIAN DIES. TO IMPROVE TF Sm LINES OTTUMWA RAILWAY & LIGHT CO. WILL SOON BEGIN SPRING v-.^V IMPROVEMENTS A LINE ON MAIN STREET New Track on Ward Street and Exten sions to Court Hill and East End Lines—Ties for South Side Improve ments on Ground—-Will Make Loop of West Qttgmwa Route. Material for the first division of the extensive improvements to be made by the Ottumwa Railway & Light Co. this spring is already on the ground and active work will begin within the neat future. Some of the proposed Improvements to Tie made by the com pany is the relaying of the entire Ward street line, new track, new ties and ballast being used the extension of the North Court street line to the Ottumwa Country club property and the construction of an entire new line from Market street on Main to a point at McLean street or perhaps further west. This line will proceed north on some side street to join the Second etreet line.. The South Ottum wa improvements are certain. Ar rangements for the extension of the Court Hill line are practically com pleted and a petition to the property owners on the route of the Main street line, asking them to waive their right to the required seven feet necessary for the laying of the track is now be ing circulated. This petition is being liberally signed. It is also the intention of the company to extend its East End line, but if yet nothing definite has been done Vith reference to this. The Ward 8treet Improvements. Work will begin soon on the relay ing of heavy track on the Ward street car lino. Ties for new work are al ready on the ground. The steel to be laid will be identical with that of the Church street line. The line will be well ballasted and put Into first class condition. The Court Hill Extension. The members of the Ottumwa Coun try dub and the residents to the vicin ity of the club grounds will greet with pleasure thS possibility of an exten sion of the Court Hill line to the golf links. This improvement has been practically decided upon. The exten sion will be put Into first class shape. The- New Line. The rapid increase In the business of the Traction company makes It al most imperative that better service be For the present r,t least the coal will be hauled out to the valley divi sion at Oskaloosa and delivered north and south from that point. In anoth er year it is possible, to save mileage and reach additional fields, that the street. "'Yauc' cret one from Dowle asking for more old plan of building the Knoxville ^ked for by_the company,^the^llne ^ite^forauttion as to Barnes' In branch to Indianola will be resorted to. makes every organ of the atreet line th itae in Dr. E. R. Wallizer Passes Away State Hospital at Clarinda. Des Moines, April 5.—Dr.«E. R. Wal lizer, aged 60 years, and formerly a well known physician of this city, died Tuesday morning at Clarinda hos pital, where he had been for some time. Dr. Wallizer gave up active practice here about two years ago, and has since been in a precarious condi tion since that time. He is an old soP dier and a member of Kinsman post, G. A. R. The body will reach the city today and the funeral will be held from the home on East Fourteenth street between Walker and Buchanan. Probably the reason so many mar riages are failures is because the bride never marries the best man. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM CICSUMI TAD teaanilea tho h*!x. Pxomotei taxuriiuit growth. Kever Falls to Keltoro army Hair to It* Youthful Color. CurM scalp dfieittj ftnalr lulling. t0c,and«U»»t DmggisU on that street will offer the inducements While It is still in an uncertain condi- teaitions Th« telegram expurgated In tlon, it is the desire of the company P*™ ove „)nhpr to connect the West Second Sive It to the ies the blood, strengthens coianect ine wmi oecona ^ion which had been eliminated ^Tuesday body strong and healthy. A great either at McLean street or some point message' sent by Dowie i'nqulr spring tonic. Hollister's Rocky Moun- further west. If the line becomes a reality, the company will run cars which the deceased was a prominent .. .. member. He was also a member of tlon of^ the the\I. O. O. F., the members of which will act as an esoort. He wa%a mem* ber of the Methodist church. A COSTLY FIRE. Damage Amounting to $120,000 Done by Flames at Pontiac, Mich. Pontiac, Mich., April 5.—Fire yes terday completely destroyed the buggy and wagon factory of R. D. Scott & Co., and the property of several resi dents, occupying half the block, caus ing a loss of $120,000*- The fire is be lieved to have been Incendiary. RAILROAD NOTES. The Burlington Is removing all switches from the main line between Ottumwa and Burlington, except those that are absolutely needed. This week a large force of men removed the tracks from the station at Ketcham. J. H. McPartland of Burlington, spe cial inspector of car service of the Ottumwa division, is a business visit or in the city today. The old Wabash depot on the south side is being torn down. The material is being removed to Moberly, Mo. THE OTTUM1TA OOUSIEH SOT ALL ARE FOR VOLIVA DOWIE STILL HAS FAITHFUL FOLs. LOWERS IN ZKW -V"* CITY- -.s'7 HIS WIFE PROSTRATED Mrs. Dowle Is Suffering From Ner vous Illness As the Result of the Re« cent Occurrences Among the Tribe of Zlon—-Fears There May Be Bloodshed. Chicago, April 5.—The physical col lapse of Mrs. John Alexander Dowfe today following rupiors that the party in the favor of the "first apostle" has grown so strong that serious con flict between the two factions In Zlon City may follow the return of her hus band. Friends of Mrs. Dowle say she expressed the belief that bloodshed might result. Mrs. Dowle is reported to be suffering from a severe attack of^ nervous prostration. Dowie Loses $53,000. The appellate court today, by a de cision, deprived Dowie of $53,000 which had been left to him by'Freder ick Sutton, a New Zealander. The heirs of Sutton brought suit to have the will set aside on the ground that undue influence had been exerted by the Zionist leader. Repudiation of John Alexander Dowie have come from the two men in Zlon City on whom he had depend ed to assist him in deposing Deputy General Overseer Wilbur Olenn Vo liva. Deacon V. V. Barnes, Dowle's gen eral counsel, yesterday, sent him a telegram refusing to act on his In structions to cancel Voliva's power of attorney and Install Instead Fielding H. Wilhite. The message furUier con tained a threat that the administrative body of the church had documentary evidence of Dowle's mismanagement. This evidence relates to charges against Dowie's character and to the alleged misappropriation of more than, $1,000,000 intrusted to him for Invest-1 ment in the lace works and other Zlon City institutions. Dowie's arrest in connection with the charge has been threatened. Deacon Wilhite during the day sent Dowie a telegram declining to accept his power of attorney Barnes' Telegram to Dowle. Deacon Barnes' message was as fol lows: John Alexander* Dowie, Ocotlan, Mexico—Your state of health is bad for the proper protection of our rights. Everything is transferred to Granger given on the west end placed on record. Willnot act on your (chine and has one of the best outfits be done if the proposed line on Main. instructions. Am acting in interests state. This meeting is being street becomes a certainty. It is the zion. Believe it will be to your in-*!arranged under the auspices of tbd Intention of the company to look Into! terests to confirm the agreement. .... •__ .. mi. mi 4taAoMenAA tfeva the proposition of Invading Main There will be sufficient evidence. Have street, and if the property owners Thls will undoubtedly be constructed. ^nm-mtad'in anSwel is into vast business of that branch. In the .. summer time, during the baseball, pic-!' nic. park and gating season the bus^ *ra Delivered. ness of the west end line Is enormous, Concerning the extension of the east end line the officials of the company prefer to remain silent. HON. K. R. MADDEN DEAD. Former Member of Iowa Legislature Succumbs at Greenfield Greenfield," April 5.—Hon. K. R. Madden, a longtime resident of Adair county, of late a resident of Bridge water, died Tuesday at Immanuel hps pital, Omaha, of uremia. Mr. Madden .was a merchant of prominence at Bridgewater and lived at this place. He was 51 years of age. He repre sented this district In the legislature one team, in 1898 being elected by the democratic party. The remains arrived yesterday aft ernoon from Omaha. The body will be laid to rest at this place beside that of his father. The funeral service will be In charge of the Masonic order, of At the same time the following from Wilhite was delivered: John Alexander Dowie, Ocotlan or train enroute to City of Mexico—Ad vised that the,powers of attorney not effective. Titles to all real estate and personal property passed on Monday. Instruments conveying same executed by your attorney In fact Voliva. Am powerless to assume control. Feeling strong against you here. Recommend that you remain there until you can receive and consider particulars and full reports from me. F. H. Wilhite. Wilhite did not send the foregoing until after severe pressure had been exerted by Voliva and other officers of the church. He is secretary of the Mexico Land association, a pet project of Dowle, and Is anxious to retain that post, believing the colonization scheme has a great future. Barnes and Voliva labored with Wilhite nearly all night and finally induced him to send the message. He was influenced finally by the state of Dowie's health. I have nothing to say In explana- he and Deacon Barnes returned to Zion City last evening from Chicago after sending It and consulting with the Zion City attorneys here. "We are doing the best we can un der the circumstances. As for the Mexican land project I am satisfied that it ultimately will be successful. It is separate from the undertaking here in Zlon." Queer Sensations in stomach, back or bowels, are signs of certain dangers, which electric Bit ters are guaranteed to cure. 50c. B. Clark, Druggist. ALBIA. Albia,' April 5. John and Purl Thomas and May and Gall Lane, had their preliminary hearing yesterday afternoon before Justice M. C. Falrey and were bound over to the grand jury. The two men are colored bus drivers while the women are white and come from Buxton. The charge against them was lewdness. Charles Bradley and John Smith, charged with stealing a pair of shoes from the store of D. A. Marken, were tried before Justice Falrey Tuesday afternoon and both were dismissed for lack of sufficient evidence. Geo. Dashiell left Wednesday even ing for his home at Belolt, Kan. Mrs, Shi' JswarTatfr message was in answer to a se- When the Sidneys are sick, every sudden twist or movement sends a sharp pain coursing through the back. As the trouble gains ground, the pain strikes you first in one place, then In another, until you never know When or where It will come oexk. Ba ok ache, rheumatic pain* eoi&tloa, gout and lumbago are brought on in, most cases by an exeegs the Wood of uric acid, a dangepoua poison that should be filtered oft by the kidneys and expelled with the urine. Urto fcoid poisoning is a serious danger. It has a weakening and debilitating- effect on every organ of the body, It clogs the kidneys themselves, and the urinary channels, causing distressing urinary troubles, dropsy, diabetes and Bright'* disease. It also, crystallaea into gravel, stones in the kidneys and sediment liv the urine it disturbs the action of the heart, liver, stomach and brain, causes headaches, ditsy speUs. dim ness of eyesight, nervousness, depres sion, languor. Colds and changes of Weather make these troubles worse. There is only one way to perma nently rid the system of uric poison, and that is to cure the kidneys. Doan's Kidney Pills have been curing MM are curing sick kidneys throughout the civilized world. This. great spe cific cleanses the kidneys, relieves their congested state, and permanentlv strengthens them. The pills dlssQty* Dashiel will remain for a longer visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. C. M. Shookley and children of Grinnell arrived last nightr for a few days' visit at the T. C. Hammond home. A daughter was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gunnar Wednesday morning, April 4. Ben James Is seriously 111 at the hTis tt?eSattnSriS' rsevCT^S Thompson of Chisholn were Albia vl* G. A. Dourfer 6f Dubuque Deeds have been duly executed and uses an Edison moving picture ma- Woman'a Temperance union. FARMINGTON. ert Th ollm 1 understood, to a ex nie°®- act nature of the Ma ha** M1 fro Vernon over Sunday, FAIRFIELD. T5r, RoFIs' Jew teacf F. THE PAIN AND THE PERIL Farrls of Montrose visited friends who received "an equal number of here Monday votes at the Mrs., Fannie Therme went to Keo- W. H. Hamilton, the democratic ,kuk to visit B. C. Therme and nee and J. T. Parker the repu Mrs. Mary Miller was in Bonaparte Mr. Hamilton was the lucky man at Monday. |the finish. Word has been received of the sud-' The firm of Richmond brothers, con den death of Lewis Podeytt, a former slstlng of A. M. Richmond and George resident of Farmlngton, but for the Richmond, disposed of their grocery past few years has been an inmate of business last Monday. They have been the soldiers' home at Marshalltown. In business here the past three years S'. T. Kinuey of Keosauqua spent and were among the leading business Sunday In Farmlngton, the guest of men of the town. They are succeeded his mother, Mrs. Amanda Kinney. by Marsh Herrick and Frank Holmes, Miss Elsie King of'Centerville Is and the new firm name Is Herrick, visiting her mother, Mrs. Frances Holmes & Co. King. G. B. Klelnschmldt and daughter, El Henry Erbsteln has moved Into the la, left for Fayvllle, Ark., on the mld Woodworth property on Second street night train Monday night. This Is Mr. H. J. Locke was a Bonaparte visit- Klelnschmldt's seoond trip to this part or on Monday. and he is thinking strongly of buying E. J. Boyer has been visiting friends and moving hfs family there. in Ft. Madison. Mrs. Fred Neiman Is very 111 at her Mrs. Nellie Therme entertained her home In the northern part of the city, Sunday school class Thursday evening "Hooligan's Troubles" was played at at the home of Mrs. Will Knott, Re- the, opera house here Monday evening freshments were served. to a fair sized crowd. Miss Bertha Miller of Athena, Mo., I William Strong and family of Brlgh Is visiting at the home of J. W, Wood- ton have moved to the city and con worth. template making this their future About thirty little folks gathered »t home. the home of Miss Nina Gares Thurs- The Woman's club gave a banquet day evening to help her celebrate her at the Merchants' hotel Tuesday even thirteenth birthday. Mrs. Mlaer Mc- Ing and entertained as guests their Crary entertained Mrs. Anna Bailey of husbands. Supper was served at 8 5.— A new rec- U+^ Fairfield, April ord prl(y3 for land has been Stever has purchased bltt farm consisting of forty acres, a J." Wetter Vf*MuscatineT of Fairfield for $192.50 anj George Mullinix of What Cheer has the former owner, has only ThrM tut neighb0rh0°4 I'* «Si S&3 '-Every Picture Tells a Story." tr DOAN'S KIDNEY PIO.S Sold by all dealers. Price 90 cents, FOSTER-MILBURN CO., Buffalo, N. Y., Proprietors. club will ba held to the club rooms to night. The proposed ordinance forbidding expectoratln on the sidewalks was lost at the last meeting of the council. The ordinance regulating oil wagons on the asphalt pavement was carried, OAK RIDGE. Rldfe- Mr" April 5,-Mlsis Nellie severs Twe4eell visited for a few days last rn« 5? ., I week with Mrs. Frank Cox. after^tevpr&l*weeks^ coif' 603 e- wi hort elded In the east ond are moving out •rEd. VSX r.«™a w«b»' Mrs. Bert Horn who re- SS T" Frea'ditto" 1„ ™v«d,to town ,rlth daughter, Mrs. an1 Qeorge Rhue expects to take pos- "SS StfiST^U- for Iters yesterday. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Alder The Instructors of the Albia high school left this morning for Ottawa Mrs. Frttafchinehard Is on the sick to be present at the twelfth annual days Iast week with her grand JJb^ session of the Southeastern Iowa Dafflner, proprietor of the Teachers association. The «tade Wapello restaurant has sold out and teachers will go ttts evening or In the ls n^prnlag. I Vacated by George Rhue. -Mr. and Mrs Beau and daugh- Roving to hjs farm which was Wr ter. Virginia, of Duluth, are guests of Ottumwa, were Sunday visitors a* the Mrs. Bean's sister, Miss Carrie Andeiv-yjlts Rhlnehard home. Mrs. George Hodgkinson who was was and Mrs. Milt White of South to'called to Gault, Mo., by the 4eath of Albla Wednesday. 'her father, returned home last even At the First Presbyterian church.on ing. Friday evening, Rlftv. W. D. ElwCU, of Mf. and Mrs. Wm. Stevens Mf. and Mrs. Wm. Ames, will deliver one of his Illustrate this morning for a few day's ed temperance lectures. Rev. BSlwell with relatives to Kirkville. left visit SIGOURNEY. Slgourney, April 5—At the city council meeting Monday evening the Question as to who should be the may or of Slgourney was settled by the Farmlngton, April 5.—Captain Rob- council casting lots for the two men city election on March 26. Jefferson oounty the subject of the lecture to be given fixed. John B. in the Methodist Episcopal- church the Cor- here the. coming Friday evening by $3,700. U. purchased the South Side livery barn and taken month8' ao °f noml- republican. nominee each received 215 votes, and o'clock, during which time toasts and responses were freely given. An ex cellent' musical program was given by the women. "Through Palestine on Horseback"ls possession. WS Skunk river is said to be damaging ^and win ™ve there to conduct greatly the highway in the vicinity of 3U the bridge at Coppock. The supervis- V? ors of Jefferson, Washington day in Des Moines on business. Henry counties will meet at Coppock Karl Fellmer and wife have sold #cre" their property at the eastern limits of Three years ago the same farm vnnnm t\a Mnt». brought $125. Mr. Stever, the new purchaser, already owns several hun- the city, formerly known as the Mob land place, to J. E. Hanklns of Delta, Mr. Fellmar takes Mr. Hankin's black- smithing shop in Deita in part pay- s.^e Pat next Tuesday to investigate and con- clty Monday fer with one another. Rev. Thomas Osborn Is to deliver returned to their home Monday, after the address at the Birmingham high having spent a couple of days in the school commencement in the Metho- city dist church at that place, April 19. His McCarty looked at several! pieces of subject is to be,*"How the Giant Was property while here, and says he may Slain." choose Slgourney as his future home Two former Fairfield men have been William Douglas returned from elected aldermen in other cities this North Dakota the first of ithe week, week, Paul Dysart, now holding that where he was called by the death of office in Keokuk, and Arthur B. Mc- his father. Cold, representing the s&th. ward in Thomas Kelly was transacting busi the Chicago city council. Charles ..Gil- ness In Des Moines last Mofaday. chrlst, also formerly of Fairfield, isi a The city school board Is 1 going to candidate for alderman In Davenport, allow- the city teachers opportu- The annual meeting of the Jefferson nlty to attend the teacf meeting Monday and Tues- Stanton of Oskaloosa was a bus- Tad McCarty and wife of Brighton visiting relatives and friends. Mr. grave) and stone, and help th* kidneys to Alter the blood perfectly, clean the urinary passages, and ref late the passing of the secretions, in proof we offer testimony of residents of thta city, OTTU MWA TESTIMONY. 1 & C. Bradley, B3| South Davis ^treeii says: ''An honest medicine, one which does all that is claimed for it£ deserves the endorsement of the lie, and these suffering should he made acquainted with tt~*saolt ft medicine Is Doan's Kidney Pills, base my pplntan on the foiiQwinfc ey& peiience: I am one of the oldest men in Ottumwa and suffered for y«iare with kldiMy complaint, two condltloiw^ whioh almost preclude the possibility of help, yet Poan's Jcidnw PIU* brought me much sought relief. Across my loins and In and through the WdA peys the twinges and constant p4sthl were so esprutlattn* that I have h«en.\ unable' to walk without support, mid* if trouble With t&* kidney1? secretion* added to backache is any indication^ of Brlght's Disease, then I had a touch of it. I procured Doan's Kidney Pills at Will I* Sargent's drug store. Main and Market Much to my stt^pnae. and more to my gratification they,:'" went right to the source-^ of the' trouble, and as I continued the treat-.1: ment relief which I never expected was received-" in Ottumwa Friday by dismissing tM" schools for that day. Sigourn^y's eoal famine has been broken by the merchants here Anally succeeding In procuring eoal. JPVr two weeks a car of coal could not be se cured though many were ordered, and the coal oompanys sent bills and th*' voices of coal In response to the or ders, but the coal never reached here. The mild weather helped the needy out and there was not much suffering,' though by far the greater number of citizens of the place were completely out of coal. The body of. Miss Minnie P. Kelmftn was brought here Monday sitirnlng from Chicago, where after an illness of four weeks with pneumonia, she died last Friday at I o'clock p, in. The remains were accompanied here by her sister, Miss Anna. Miss Neiman-was 84 years, 4 months and 17 d*ys old, and the funeral was conducted by Rev. E. Janssen and Rev. Phillip A. Falmer at the home of ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neiww, »*, o'clock Tuesday afternoon. BATAVIA RURAL ROUTE NO. 1. Batftvia Rural Route No, 1, April 5. **-J. B. Shaw was transacting business In Batavia Wednesday, J. W. Smith has returned hotfie after a two weeks' trip through the iouth. 1 This route has had a* extension of:: one and one-eight miles, wfelcb makes the route twenty.flve and three-eights miles long, with 126 families receiving mail. Judson Curtis had a fine horse to die Tuesday. He valued the horpe at $150. Mrs. L. W. ghaw and Mrs. B. H. Burnaugh visited Wednesday with, Mrs. John Huff, Rural Route Inspector Martin waff Inspecting this route Wednesday. Miss Ada Nafsiger left for Wash ington, 111., Thursday, for a visit with relatives. J. E. Nevln was a business caller at Batavia Wednesday. Zealous Dermatteir is now a rest'' dent of Guyman, O. T. Jacob Martin made a business trip to Ottumwa the yQrst of the week, j1 WILLIAMSBURG. Williamsburg, April 4.—School op ened here Monday after a vacation lasting one week, which was spenfr by the majority of the teachers at th« county institute at Marengo ladt' week. Mrs. John Hughes, Jr., and' daugh ter, Marguret, returned home last Saturday from Des Moines, wher« they have resided since the opening of the present legislative session. Paul Gilford, who has been employ ed in the barber business here fer th« past two years, shipped his houfeehold goods to Greeley recently, which will be the future home of Mr. and Mrs. Glfford. Attorney R. W. Pugh and County Attorney Wallace were attending court Marengo last week. Mrs. John Mead and two Children, of Des Moines, are visiting the for* mer's 'mother, Mrs. Mernivlft Lengi previous to arranging her departure for the warm clmatie of Callfdroia, Mrs, Hugh Harrington and daugh-i ter, of North English, visited 'thlf week at the parental SFheete nOme la this city. Mr, and Mrs. Edward Hogalr spent Sunday in Marengo* visiting the par* ents of the latter. Mrs. John Hughes, Sr., and deugh-. ter, Miss Stella, are making arrange ments to depart for Seattle, Wash., where they contemplate making gielr future home. Mrs. Burt Sheets and MlsS Belle Blalsier spent last week In Marengo, attending institute lectures and vis iting at the hopje of Mr. and Mrs. John Shipton- Milwaukee agent J. P. Dougherty made a business trip to Marlon last Saturday In the Interests of the Q. R. T. The W. R. C. presented ft beautiful sixteen feet flag to the' high school re* cently and the inspiring sight greets the loyal citizen every morning when the stars and stripes are unfurled, just preceding the 8:30 a, xn. bell. Miss Veda Pike, of Des Mpines, IS visitinsr her many friends and school mates whom she has not seen for nnany months. Work has been commence# en th canning factory... 12,000 bricks were.. ordered for the foundation yesterday. The third bank -has been com pleted, fixtures were put in place last:" Saturday and the institution opened its doors Monday, fully equipped for businesses .... DISCOUNT RATE LOWERED. Bank of England .Cute Discount Charge Half of One Per Cent. London, April 5,—The rate of dls-' count (of the Bank of England was re* ducedvtoday from 4 to 3% per cent.