THUR8DAY, SEPT. §, 1909.
^, For one week, commencing Sept. 1,
& offer them to you for 50 cents.
A The biggest bargain ever.
-4' VISITORS CORDIALLY INVITED.
Ir"',* We are prepared to eat and sle^p
.^I'you. come and see us.
FRED W. WILSON
ARTHUR T. DENNIS
Birmingham.—Mrs. Opal Danley ana
ifejchildren of Port Madison are visiting
Vj-Mrs, Danley's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
jS-'K Mrs. C. H. Logan and her daughter
*1 'of Hillsboro are visiting at the home
-rs-of Sack Bell, east of town.
A number of people from here wei
4r&° Hillsboro Saturday to the Wood
im Miss Kisling and mother of Bona
|/_ 'rparte moved into the Mrs. Cremer
^"•property in north Birmingham.
William Hootman of Mt. Zion pur
4/chased the Dr. Pitt Norris property,
^which the family will move into right
V" Pro Bennett, who has been here
-visiting his mother and brother, has
returned to his place at Chicago.
Miss Lida Jones of Fort Madison
*"arrived Saturday. She will teach the
J"1 'Bomrietts school east of town.
Mr. pontius, "west of town, was tak
en the latter part of the week to
,f Ottumwa to be treated for typhoid
Mrs. Fred Warner of Brighton visit
,ed the first of the week at the home
of her parents, -xr. and Mrs. Frank
Russell.—Arthur Woodman, who
has been spending the summer heri
returned to Ames Friday to resume
Miss Ada Hanks, who has been la
sjfi ,the wholesale millinery house in Chi
&vcago, returned home Thursday.
•p3?=| Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Stech returned
"T Thursday from Pierre, S. D., whe'-e
^.ithey have been making an extended
^IrVisit with their daughter, Mrs. John
Mrs. Sarah Feruguson of Chicago,
J'^-who has been visiting with her brotli
s^er, S. N. Van Nice, and sister, Mrs.
^J^Tandy Allen,, left Friday for Kansas
W'jCity to visit "with her sons before re
Mrs. Finley left Friday" morning for
her home in Wisconsin after an ex
tended visit with her fother, William
Mrs. G. S. Boyd and daughter,
Mary, returned Friday from Green
field, Ohio, having been called there
by the death of Mrs. Allie Boyd.
Miss Carrie Allen, former superin
tendent of schools in Lucas county,
but now teacher in the city schools ol
W. H. COOPER & SON
AN EXCELLENT STOCK OF
Furniture, Rugs, Carpets, Etc.
At Reasonable Priees is Our Slogan
VV. H. COOPER & SON
Hens, Springs, Butter Eggs, Veal Calves
etc. Cash Paid For Same.
We have in now the most attractive
^'ane of SALAD BOWLS it has ever
.been our fortune to offer, to the pub-
The Only China Store.
233 East Main Street.
ll!.- and Hotel
Chicago, left Saturday morning for
Chicago to resume her duties.
Miss Anna Altman of Livermoi'3,
Iowa, arrived Friday evening to take
up her duties as assistant superin
tendent of the public schools.
School began this week.
Rev. W. J. Hatfield of St. Louis,
lvio., is unable to come, and so Rev.
Stowl of Chicago will begin the union
tent meetings on Wednesday even
It is reported that Dr. J. S. Buz
zard has sold his home and practice
to Dr. Hill of Confidence. It is re
ported that Dr. Buzzard will leave in
about a month with his wife and
daughter for Germany, where the doc
tor expects to study to be a special
Drakeville.—Mrs. Addie Sayles and
Mrs. Gertrude Bunten were called to
Ottumwa last Tuesday on account of
the illness of Donald Sayles.
John Bonar, Frank Harbor and Char
lie Tomlin spent a few days' at the
Quite a number from here attended
the show in Ottumwa last Wednesday.
Bernice Rothenstein and Iola Pler
nard spent Sunday with Agnes Han
Dolphus Williams is carrying his
left hand in a sling the result of get
ting caught in a planing machine.
Miss Mary McGraw and brother,
Pat, from Ottumwa, were in town last
A. H. Boles, wife and little son. Will
Putman, wife and daughter, drove to
Milton last Sunday in Mr. Boles auto.
Kirkville.—Mr. and Mrs. T. N.
Hayes and daughter. Elsie, anc. Miss
Mabel Mohler returned Thursday
evening from a trip to Des .Moines.
They attended the state fair.
Miss Frances Thompson of this
place has returned to take charge of
her school at Superior, Neb.
The school at this place will begin
on Monday, Sept. 13, with the follow
ing teachers in charge: Joseph Parks
of Kirkville, principal Miss Ethel
Burns of Ottumwa, Miss M. Grace
Miller, Churdan, la., and Miss Myrtle
Warner of Agency.
A union meeting under the auspices
of the Brotherhood of Kirkville on
Sept. 19. All are cordially invited to
attend the meeting and help with the
work for the Master. Rev. E. H.
Baker of Rushville, 111., and his sing
er, D. H. Lowery, will be present dur
ing the entire meeting.
Miss Mattie Wolf of Highland Cen
ter attended church Sunday at the
Presbyterian church. She reported
that Mrs. George Bane of that place
is quite ill.
They have placed cement walks in
front of and around the school house
Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd and baby
of Wilson attended church at the
Presbyterian church here Sunday.
Event Solemnized at Bride's Home in
Eddyville— Bridal Tour a
Eddyville, Sept. 8.—(Special)—A
simple home wedding took place »t
the home of Mrs. N. M. Riggs at 2'
o'clock this afternoon when her oldest
daughter, Miss Mabel Lee Riggs, was
united in marriage to Lawrence Ed
mund Cawley. The ceremony was
performed by Father Thos. F. Loftus
of Oskaloosa, and the Invitations
were limited to the immediate rela
tives of the young people. About 20
persons were present. After con
gratulations and a wedding dinner the
couple departed on the, Rock Island
passenger train for Keokuk. On Fri
day they will take passage on the
steamer Dubuque of the Diamond Jo
line and will go to St Louis, and later
they will go back up the river to St.
Paul apd then home. Immediately
upon their return home they will rit
up the bride's property next to ner
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mother's home, and will be at home
to their many friends after Oct. 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Cawley are both well
known and popular young people who
have passed their lives at this place.
The groom is the oldest son of Mrs.
Agnee Cawley, and for about eight
years he haB been the local represent
ative of a number of the leading in
surance companies, and he has also
held a number of town and township
offices. He and his bride are both
graduates of the Eddyville high school
and she litis for some time been the
librarian of the Eddyville public
Farmington.—Miss Lotta Perry left
Thursday for Ft. Dodge to take up her
work as supervisor of drawing in the
public schools of that city.
Mrrf. Flora Key of Pierce City, Mo.,
Is the guest of ner niece, Mr:,. Sol
Miss Jessie Daniels, who has been
spending her vacation with her aunts,
Mrs. D. Haeftner and Mrs. Will Lerche,
left Thursday for St. Paul where she
has accepted a position as primary
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Haynes of Hanin
bal, Mo., who have been visiting Mr.
Hayne's parents for the past two
weeks, returned home Friday.
F. E. Coulter and W. A. Beeson ex
pect to soon open up a tailoring es
tablishment in the building recently
vacated by Harry Sawyers.
Mrs. H. F. Barton left Thursday for
Elgin, Ills, where she will visit Mrs.
Harry Daly, and from there will go to
Conneaut, Ohio, for a visit with her
Agency—Miss Helen McGraw of
Fairfield, visited last week at the W.
B. Nye home.
Rev. D. M. Lewis filled the pulpit at
the Christian church Sunday morn
Rev. Orcutt left Tuesday for the M.
E. conference at Winfield.
The Agency Eoworth league went
out to the Epworth church Sunday
evening to an Epworth rally.
Born, Monday, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Lewis, a daughter.
Mrs. Lucy Dunbar went to Pacific
Junction Monday for a visit with her
The schools began Monday with a
Eddyville—Born, to Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Daniel, of North Third street, on
Sept. 4, a son.
Quite a number of people from Ed
dyville and vicinity attended the
yearly meeting of the Quakers at Os
kaloosa Sunday, and several also went
up on Monday to the Labor Day exer
cises. The post1 office closed at eleven
a. m., and the stores and banks closed
at noon Monday, but everything was
quiet in town that day.
Mrs. W. G. Berry has returned home
from her visit at Bosworth, Mo., after
leaving her relatives somewhat im
proved from their attack of typhoid
Arthur Epperson, who accompanied
his college mate, Harold Slaght, on a
cruise in a launch as far as Grand
Rapids, Mich., arrived home Saturday
night to be ready to resume his studies
at Iowa College at Grinnell soon.
Albert Warner departed Monday for
Estancia, New Mexico, to.settle on a
160 acre claim, which he has purchas
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gardner departed
Monday for a visit with Mr. Gardner's
brothers and sisters at his old home in
Ralph Chord, who is working with
the C. B. and Q. Painting pang, and is
now at Beckwith, spent Sunday at
Mrs. Will Huit and three children of
Peoria, visited over Sunday with the
former's sister. Mrs. E. W. Mortland
near Pleasant Corners.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Epperson spent
Sunday with Mr. Epperson's brother,
Elbert Epperson in Ottumwa.
Mr. and Mrs. James Norwood were
Runday guests of relativen of Mr. Nor
wood in Ottumwa.
Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Parsons of Af
ton, New York, who have been visit
ing at the Dr. McCrea and James Wy
lie homes, went to Independence on
Monday to visit relatives.
Harry and Miss Goldie Dial of Bux
ton are spending a few days at the Pet
Baker and Eph Watkins homes.
W. O. Berry has been ill at the home
of his father, W. G. Berry.
Mr. Turner of Aibia, spent Sunday
with Eddyville friends.
Miss Edith Baville returned Satur
day from a short visit with her broth
er, Clyde Saville, at Everist. The lat
ter came home with her, and was here
The following are the dates for the
lecture course which is to be given at
this place during the coming fall and
winter: Steel Entertainers. October 4:
Bargelt Concert Co., October 21 Ar
thur W. Fischer, November 17 F. G.
Smith. December 17 Arthur MacMur
ray. January 6 Geo. W. Thompson,
At the convention of the Oskaloosa
Baptist association, which closed at
Ottumwa Friday, Eddyville was select
ed as the place for holding the next
convention in August. 1910. Miss Pearl
Fields was appointed secretary and
treasurer for the Sundayy school in this
district. The following is the list of the
delegates, alternates and visitors from
Eddyville and vicinity who attended
the convention at Ottumwa: Mr. and
Mrs. Milton Pickerell'and Mrs. Pick
erel l's sister Miss Henninger from
Council Bluffs, who is visiting here
Mesdames S. E. Mlntonye, J. H. Fields,
J"ake Hohl, and Laura Dible Messrs.
Abe Stuber and Arthur Pickerell
Misses Lucile Moss, Pearl Fields,
Helen Clark and Leola Dible.
Mrs. L. A. Roberts has stored her
household goods and she and her son
Otto will leave in a few weeks for the
west to spend the winter. Earl Rob
erts is rooming oVer Seifert's store: W.
S. Keller and family, who have been
living in the Gervais Fais tenant prop
erty, on North First street, since mov
ing here from Des Moines, are the new
occupants of the property of Mrs. Rob
Miss Ruth Kussart has succeeded
Miss Bertha, Werner as telephone op
erator of the Eddvville Telephone Co.,
and Miss Werner will enter business
college at Oskaloosa.
Chas. W. Fisher, who has been at
Encampment, Wyoming, and other,
points in the west for several months,
arrived home Friday to recuperate, as
he has been on the sick list lately.
Mrs. A. W. Phillips and children and
Mrs. Bert McDole of Lewiston, Idaho,
arrived Saturday for a visit with their
sister Mrs. John Waugaman.
Arthur Pickerell was at Kirksville,
Mo., Saturday, making arrangements
to enter the School of Osteopathy,
Miss Ella Schwartz of Ottumwa who
spends considerable of her time at this
place, departed for McArthur, Ohio,
recently, accoippanylng her relative,
Adelbert Schwarte, home, he having
concluded an extended visit With rela
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kussart and
Mrs. Tom Haywood returned home
Friday after spending the week visit
ing relatives at Norwalk and attend
ing the State fair at Des Moines.
Miss Belie Walker has returned from
a short visit with her brother Irvin
Walker in Ottumwa.
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hargeshelmer and
two children, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mc
Glothlen, and Miss Eda Hargeshelmer
attended a family reunion at the Jacob
McGlothlen home in Ottumwa last
Lewis Townsley returned home Sat
urday after attending the State fair
and visiting relatives at Prairie City.
Miss Mary Oldham has been spend
ing a few days visiting her uncle J. S.
Oldham, at Olivet.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stuber return
ed Sunday from a few days' visit with
his brother, Geo. Stuber at Charlton,
and with Dr. Fred Bowen, at Wood
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Watkins were at
Beacon Friday attending a birthday
dinner which was given in honor of
the 77th birthday of Ner Middles
J. P. Anderson went to Ottumwa on
Saturday afternoon to visit relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Emanuel and
little son of Aibia, came over Saturday
and spent Sunday at the parental
Emanuel Wood home.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Shea and baby
and Mrs. Allie Callahan, of Ottumwa,
and Miss Allie Shea, of Blakesburg,
spent Friday at the parental John
Henry Crlswell of Oskaloosa, is here
f0£ a few days' visit with her mother,
Mrs. M. J. Crlswell, while oft duty as
railway mail clerk.
George Reese of Pella spent Sat
urday and Sunday with his cousin,
John Dial who is working at Shaft
No. 15, Buxton, visited over Sunday
with his family.
Born, recently, to Mr. and Mrs.
Perry Norman, formerly of this place,
but now of Oskaloosa, a daughter.
Mrs. Henry Kitterman and little son
Jerome, departed Monday for Grafton,
Neb., to spend about three weeslc vis
iting the former's parents Rev. and
Mrs. W. Bohlen.
L. McLoiioy, an aged resident of the
locality south of town, has been quite
sick with a complication of diseases.
Misses Katie Jager, Verna Beamer,
Helen Butcher, and Maude Gray en
tered St. Joseph's Academy at Ottum
wa this week The first two named
young girls are new students at tho
Academy, but the other two have at
Mrs. Alice Bellis. of Suringfleld, Mo.,
and her daughter. Mrs. Lulu Conrey, of
Leon, are visiting Mrs. Bellls's father,
W. P. Brodrick. Mrs. Bellis will remain
about a month, but the other lady will
be here only about a week.
Charley, the little son of Burn Lem
'mon,' arrived home Monday to enter
school here next week. He has spent
the summer with his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Zed Oldham, at Slloam
Mrs. Hulda Shafer of near Pleasant
Corners, has returned home after
spending about fourteen months home
steading a 180 acre claim near Ottum
wa. S. D. Miss Zella Chisman, of
Blakesburg, who went with her and
also homesteaded a claim, has also re
turned to Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl True and Poulton
Morris, of Ottumwa, spent Sunday at
the T. H. Denning home.
Mrs. James Wylie and Mrs. O. H.
Seifert are at home from Lake Okoboji
after a few weeks' outing.
AGENCY BIRDS WIN.
Web Clements Carries Off Share of the
Premiums at the Iowa State
Agency, Sept. 8.—Web Clements has
returned from Des Moines where ho
had a number of his Rhode Island Reds
entered in the poultry exhibit at the
state fair. The Rhode Island Red
class was one of the largest classes at
the fair, there being 149 entries. In
spite of the many entries, Mr. Clem
ents' birds were successful in carry
ing off a number of ribbons. Among
them were two seconds on old birds,
four thirds on young pullets, two sec
onds on cockerels, and a third on a pen
of young birds. He was not only suc
cessful in carying
premiums in the
poultry class, but pantry storeB as well.
He camped on the grounds and during
his sojourn there entertained many of
his friends. He was very successful
In disposing of a number of his birds
before returning home.
Williamsburg.—Mrs. A. C. Martin
and daughter of Alden, Iowa, are vis
iting this week at the home of Mr.
and Mrp. N. T. Leech.
Miss Nell Flanagan, who has been
spending her vacation at Peoria, Ills.,
has returned and resumed her duties
at the store of L. Shames.
Emmett Rock, who has been at Fon
da, Iowa, during school vacation, is
hoiyie and wHl continue his work, in
the high school.
D. J. Lewis has resigned his place in
the Williamsburg Savings bank. Bruce
Hakes has been elected to fill his place
and is now the cashier. Albert Evans
move's up and takes the position of as
Albert Wille, who has been in the
Dakotas and Nebraska for the past
two weeks, returned home Thursday.
Miss Mae McLeod, who spent her
summer vacation in Europe, returned
Thursday and will visit a few days
with her sisters, Mrs. Ella Parr and
Mrs. H. Hughes, prior to again taking
up her work as dean of the women in
Cornell college, Mt. Vernon.
James Nicholas left Friday for a
visit to the land of his nativity, Wales.
Miss Ethel Williams, who has been
visiting her brother at Strawberry
Point for a month or more, has return
ed and taken up her school work Mon
Miss Nettie Lucker, who during her
vacation visited at Glendale, Mont., re
turned Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Boland of Web
ster were-up visiting at the home of
Mr. Boland's parents last week.
Mrs. H. A. Morrison and children
are visiting this week with friends at
E. Shames of Chicago visited last
week at the home of his son, Lewis, of
Rev. Walter Smith of Farson was up
Wednesday at the home of his father,
Mrs. George Oldenburg and son are
visiting for a few days at Sigourney.
Rev. Thomas Sherman, of the First
Crown Brand 15 inch Ostrich Plumes,
Standard price only 1.50
leBS 15 per cent
Crown Brand 4.00 Ostrich Plumes
black, brown, gray, white and
champagne, less 15 per cent..
Crown Brand 7.00 Ostrich Plumes
to the average millinery store's
10.00 plumes, 15 off
1,00 guaranteed black taffeta
silk, limit 10 yards 7
Ladies'men's and children's
Presbyterian church, left Thursday
morning for a few days visit with rel
atives at Ottumwa and Belknap.
Mrs. Ed W. Jones and daughter,
Irene, who have been visiting relatives
at Weldon have returned home.
MUs Norma Lortz commenced her
•fall term of school last Monday at
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Perry and daugh
ter, from Watertown, Wis., are visit
ing at the home of their cousin, O. W.
Pery, of this city.
John Yates, who returned recently
from Koshkonong and other points in
Missouri, is now on the sick list and
is threatened with a siege of typhiod
County Attorney J. F. Kirby was in
Des Moines last week looking after
some legal matters in connection with
Wiilliam Cash is building a large
new barn on his farm Just north of the
"city limits. When this is completed
he will have a well equipped farm.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Story left last
week for Wapello, 111., for a few weeks'
visit with relatives and friends.
Mrs. C. J. S4mmons is visiting at the
home of her parents,.Mr. and Mrs.
Joe DeLong, who has been visiting
with friends at Garden Grove, returned
Ellis Lloyd shipped a carload of
horses to the Ottumwa market last
H. E. Hull and J. H. Hughes, who
were transacting business in Des
Moines the last week, returned Sat
Fred Stohlman of Hilton township
visited Saturday with his mother and
sister, Mrs. H. Kehlenback.
Fred Klever visited at the home of
his father, D. Klever, last Saturday.
Mrs. Willam Lortz of Pilot visited
Crown Brand 17 inch Ostrich Plumes,
very wide and silky, $3.00 rt TP
15 off makes them
Ladies' $15 New Style Fall Suits with
long satin lined coat and new 1 A
pleated skirt, sale price v«OD
Finer grades of Ladies' New Fall Suits
in all colors at reduced prices,
for instance, 25.00 suits jf
Boys' 1.50 school suits double
breasted coat, QQ
knee pants O
Men's 5.00 suits, last seasons
styles, good QQ
leather 15c hose I VfV
The South African Ostrich Farm
Will Give a Four Day Sale
of their celebrated Crown Brand of Ostrich Plumes at Phillips Big
Store beginning Wednesday, September 8th. The Crown
Plumes are wider, heavier and better color than qny other line
of Ostrich Plumes on the market and are sold and extensively
advertised by the leading millinery stores in every large city—
in order to introduce the line we will allow IS per cent
off during this sale.
S15.M Crown Brand Willow Plumes "riViJT $12.75
Extra Special Opening Sale of Ladies' Fall Suits
Change of Business Sale-—Bargains in all Depts.
Boys' 3.00 Knickerbocker
suits, new patterns AO
Men's 12,50 new
Crown Brand 16 inch Ostrich Plumes,
Standard price 2,00, to
introduce, 15 off.
Crown Brand 6.00 Ostrich Plumes, equal
to any 7.50 plume in the
market, 15 off.
jfl^SSW* The price of Crown Ostrich
Plumes is marked in plain fig
ures and is the same the world
over the 15 per ct. off is for this sale only.
Guaranteed yard wide taffeta
dress and work
at the home of Mr. Geo. Lortz last Sat
Rev. W. H. Dillon preached his fare
well sermon Snnday, Sept. 5, prior to
attending the annual conference.
M. Harrington of York was trans
acting business Saturday with, H. E.
Hull and G. H. Leasure.
Stockport—'Twlthty tickets were sold
last Monday for Des Moines.
Joseph Silvers laid a six foot cement
walk in front of his place of business
Ethel Huff left last week for Kan
sas City to attend school.
Honorable Joseph Keck and wife
left' last wek for Seatle. where they
expect to make their future home. In
the leaving of Mr. Keck this commun
ity loses one of itA most honored cit
izens, havlnfr lived here for 62 years.
Eighteen tickets were sold Tuesday
for Des Moines.
J. F. Hull and family of Chilllcothe,
Peter Nelson and wife of Bsitavla were
over Sunday visitors at the home of
J. H. McCarty.
Ralph Hull who has visited the past
three months with Harold McCarty re
turned to his home in Chilllcothe Mon
John Howard of Pulaski is visiting
his old home at Utica and shaking
hands with old comrades.
C. C. Bingham, principal 4f the
school here slipped on the sloe walk
Thursday morning and broke' the small
bone in his right leg.
Rhynas and Workman sold 25 head
of cattle Saturday to go to Peoria, 111.
A large delegation from here went
to Hillsboro Saturday to the Honw
Coming: They report a splendid enter
John Middaugh of Cottonwood and
Mr. Dane were in the city Friday. Mr.
Dane will become a citizen of this
place about January 1, having bought
out Jesse Fleming.
Crown Brand 18 inch Ostrich Plumes,,
equal to any $5.00 Plumes in
America, 3.50, less 15 per cent.,
Ladies' 17.50 New Fall Tailor Made
Dresses, embroidered yoke, pleated skirt,
black, rose, gray 1 7P
Ladies' 15.00 new style full length covert
and broadcloth coat 54 inches QP
sizes 6 to 14
Men's 25,00 tailor made suits
very latest cut
only 65c a yard
$1.00 new messeline silks in
all the new shades Z'A/*
Pull half pound cotton bats,
We might talk and talk about thb
merits of our Shoes, but the easiest
way to convince you is to sell you a
You'll find bo much satisfaction in
quality, fit and general excellence,
that It will be unnecessary for us to
tell you that they are the best bhoos
we ever sold for the price. Thy a
pair the next time and be convinced.
Shoe H. & p. Store
Hagberg & Fairington
124 E. Main
H. C. M. A. Takes Action.
Marshalltown, Sept. 8—A movement
is .on foot by the H. C. M. A. of Mar
Bhalltown to take up with the railroad
commissioners of Iowa the matter of
compelling all roads to have a step
on their passenger cars, the same
they do on a Pullman, that can be lqt
down, so as to avoid such a distance
between the nlatforms and cars.
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