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ifirbi"I SATURDAY, December 4, 1909. rj% It must satisfy you perfectly and it must make as many loaves to the sack as any flour ever made—or you get your money back. Tell your grocer to send you a 48 pound sack of Zephyr Flour today, Use down to the middle of the sack as nearly as you can judge. Use it for all pur poses— bread, cakes, pies, biscuits, every thing you bake. m-m. We Guarantee every sack of Zephyr, Flour. It will satisfy you and it will produce as many loaves of bread per sack as any flour,pryour groeer will refund your Money BOWERSOCK -o-« WILLIAMSBURG. Williamsburg.—A splendid reception was given the choral \inion, which un der the leadership and training ot' E. W. Lloyd, won practically all of the prizes at the musical contest held at Albia. last Thanksgiving day. Fully 00 of the citizens of this place met in the Citizens Bank hall Friday even ing and effected an'organization with Hon.-Ed. Boland in the chair. The choral union was escorted to the hall where they favored the audience with a rendition of the prize winning selec lions. after which Supreme Judge W. Evans who had came up from Al bia with the singers, for the purpose of visiting with his mother, brother and sister, was present and favored 1he audience with a brief address. He was followed by Rev. E. C. Brooks of Ihe M. E. church. Rev. Thos. E. Sherman of the First Presbyterian church. Attorney W. E. Wallace, H. E. Hull, Hon. John Hughes, Jr., Robt. l'owell, J. P. Gallagher. A. C. Moon, M. D.. Davie Williams and others, who gave short addresses, -both ap preciative of the thorough work of Mr. Lloyd and congratulatory to the members of the choral union for their earnestness and determination, which always brings success. If you have any apples, potatoes, jellies, or you want to furnish butter i- eggs regularly to some one in -utJ **n 4' H* -vr*»^ V»\ *y^ 75*.. vt-irl* W i. v. a. How Many Loaves can you make out of a sack of flour? And how good is your bread? These are the real tests that determine whether the flour you use is economical—not what you pay per sack. The greatest money-saving economy is guaranteed to you in Zephyr Flour. $ You take no chances O tumwa, you can find good customers bv putting a want ad in the Courier. Lew Edwards who came from Colo rado, to his mother's home some six week ago, died Thursday morning. His brother Aubrey of Decatur county and a sister from Iowa City were present and attended the funeral services at the home Saturday. Fred Boland of the Chicago uni versity came in Saturday morning for a visit with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Boland and his brothers and sisters who reside southwest of the city. A two -veeks' series of union revi val meetings commenced Sunday even ing at the M. E. church and will be •conducted by the pastors of the city. Will Griffin of Riverside came up last Tuesday for a visit at the parent al home and to attend the wedding of his sister, Miss Sadie. Rev. Walter Smith of Harvey was up recently visiting with his parents in this city and with his sisters York townshp. The Msses Mamie and Jennie Pierce -who have been visiting with a sister at Marion, have returned home. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell by ads. advertising them in the want Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be fltMrdeand Mrs. Will Hull of Cedar Rapids visited Friday at the home of Mr and Mrs. Will Stephens. Fred Schwarting of Evansville was in the city Saturday visiting with his many friends. H. Koester, who recently sold his farm, was in the, city Saturday with view of purchasing property and moving in March 1. -i Fred Klever of Pilot township visit *d Friday with his father and sister. R. Fred Nash of Pilot Grove visited Saturday at the parental home in this ity. ALBIA. ••'a, Albia.—In the district court yester day the case of Ernest Anderson vs. the Wapello Coal Co., for personal in jury, was taken from the jury, and Judge Vermilion rendered a verdict iu favor of the defendant. The next work before the court will be the case nf Jake Cain of Lovilia vs. the Bur Jington railroad for property damages. Harry Jackson, convicted' for for gery one year ago and given an iude- No wonder we are so sure ot its superior quaiity. You can obtain Zephyr Fteiir from the following: N E I O O O N E W S Stuber & Waugaman, Eddyville, la. Henry Fritz, Blakesburg, la.: J. F. Ding's, Ottumwa, la.: W. I. Peek, Ottumwa, la. Githens Bros., Ottumwa, la.: A. J. Reynolds, Agency, la. E. E. Hilles, Eldon. Ia.: B. L. Denny & Co.. Highland Center. In. D. T~. (BY COURIER CORRESPONDENTS) terminate sentence of from one to ten years at Fort Madison, was paroled by the state board and is now at the home of his parents at this place. You can buy or sell horses, cows, bogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. Miss Welch of Kansas City bewail her work as instructor in German in the high school yesterday. She takes the place of Miss Kratsmer, who re signed a short time ago. Everett Turner from Eddyville was an Albia visitor yesterday. Mrs. R. H. Parlss of Melrose was at Albia yesterday visiting friends. Attorney W. W. O'Bryan of Melrose was in town on legal business Tues day. Mr. O'Bryan is also postmaster of his home town. On December 10 and 11 the Chris tian church people will hold an ex change, also a rummage sale. Ar rangements are being made for a baby show. All babies from three months up to two years of age may be entered. A diamond ring will be given to the prettiest baby on exhibit. Bert Teas expects to leave Monday for Gridley. Kas., whence he was called on account of the serious condi tion of his sister, Miss Myrtle Teas, who will undergo an operation next week. GRINNELL. 4 Grinnell.—It has been learned that, as a result of the recent examination for the next Rhodes scholarship fo. Oxford, the three Grinnell college men who competed have all been success ful. There were five college men tak ing the examination and three were selected from this number. Within the next few weeks one from these three men will be finally chosen for the scholarship. The three men who have passed this preliminary exami nation are William A. Ziegler, '10: Raymond D. Harriman, '09, and Ray mond R. Price, '1.1. The other two tak ing the examination were students of Cornell college, Mt. Vernon. The man who is chosen from the three, goes to Oxford university, Eng land, for a period of three years, with an annual allowance of $1,500. The only Grinnell man who has previously had the honor of being Iowa's repre sentative at Oxford is, Joseph G. Wall eser, '03, who is now connected with the English department of the col lege. ALBIA. Albia.—There ivixs no session of the district court yesterday owing to the inability of the attorneys to secure the presence of witnesses in the case scheduled to follow that of Ernest An derson vs. the Wapello Coal Co. The latter case was taken from the jury and the case which was to follow was not able to secure its witnesses on such short notice. It was taken up this morning under the title of Jacob Cain vs. the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in tlio Courier Sheriff Griffin brought Sampson Johnson from Buxton yesterday on the charge of selling whisky. Johnson pleaded not guilty and furnished a $31)0 'bond. He was released. The grand jury recently returned a true bill against Johnson on this charge. Attorney Hatchett of Eddyville was transacting legal matters in connec tion with the district court Wednes day at Albia. A. goodly number were present at the club dance given Tuesday evening in the new Jackson hall on South .Main street. The entertainment was enjoyed more than usual. Mrs. FiVil Holriiiefct of Hickory was Thompson & Son. Farson, Ia. £5£ffiFliM| If you are not convinced that it is the best flour you have ever baked with—if it doesn't %6 as far a9 you ever knew flour to go—send back the remain ing 24 pounds. Your dealer will re turn the, money for the whole sack to you. Could any offer be more fair You see we want to stand responsible for the cost of your baking test. Zephyr Flour is the product of the finest grade of Kansas hard wheat, the Bowersock famous water power grinding process, and 30 years' experience in the milling business. at Albia yesterday on a combined pleasure and business trip. E. E. Miner, who is engaged in the furniture business both at Bussey and Lovilia, was a business visitor here on Wednesday. James Bisher of Des Moines trans acted business at this place yesterday. Henry Judson of Hickory was at Albia Wednesday looking after busi ness. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. AVrite and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. M.-. and Mrs. Ralph Moore will oc cupy the residence on Third avernia east, recently put in a first class con dition by Dr. S. T. Gray. Raymond Crowell, the little fellow who suffered the loss of his leg in an accident recently, has passed the dan ger point and will recover in a mea sure his accustomed health. The boy has the sympathy of every one and all wish that he may not feel too keen ly his loss. BELKNAP. Mrs. Ora Carnes of Des Moines is visiting here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Combs and with other friends. G. H. Middleton has left for Milton on business. Mrs. G. E. Lisetor and children re turned home yesterday evening from a month's visit with friends at Ona, Oklahoma. I Miss Blanche King and Will Bell of! Bloomfield were visitors Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Finley. Mrs. Lou S'pohr and sons, Earl and Ira of Ottumwa, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Cree. Miss Allie and Ernest Hawkins spent Saturday and Sunday near Sher man Chapel with their grandmother, Mrs. Crist, and attended the birthday party of Cora Sample. Mrs. T. H. Brewster received a let ter from her son Howard stating that though suffering from a sprained ankle, he had participated in a 300 mile march and expected to be all right soon. Mr. and Mrs. George Johnston of Drakeville and Mrs. Ora Carnes of Des Moines spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Putman. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Louderback'left today for their new home at Stock port. The best wishes of their friends follow them to their new home. FAIRFIELD. Fairfield—E. A. Hartman is on a business trip in Ohio and Indiana and will attend the convention of Ice Cream Manufactures at Cincinnati. An escaped lunatic created a little excitement in the southeast part of the city Sunday morning by endeav oring to break into a few houses. He disappeared before the police could reach him. The man escaped from the Rock Island station when he was be ing taken from there to Burlington on the way to the state hospital at Mt. Pleasant. You can buy or sell horses, cows, bogs or sheep by nutting a want ad in the Courier. The explosion of a gasoline iron at Branson's millinery store Saturday afternoon caused considerable commo tion and the employes of the store had a narrow escape fronn injury. Little damage was done. The picture of tlic Parsons college basket ball team appears iri Spauld ing's basket ball guide for this season. The record made by the local colleg ians last winter has attracted consid erable attention,* and it is expected that it will be equalled this winter. There will be no college games'play ed until after Christmas, although a few Y. M. C. A. ir!4J»es may be soiled- mTUMWA^COtTBIEH BUXTON. Buxton—Every one here enjoyed a vacation here Thanksgiving as the mines did not- work and the store and offices closed at 10 a. m. The Monroe Mercantile company re membered a number of families with baskets of goods thing's on Thanks giving. Tou can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. Mrs. James Watson was quite ill for a few days last week. Miss Nettie Chambers was out at No. Fourteen last week. Mrs. Snodgrass of Missouri, visited her son's family here, returning home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Alf Thomas spent Thanksgiving with the parental Thomas family in Des Moines. The schools were closed both Thurs day and Friday of last week and the teachers all visited home folks. Miss Edith Moore and a friend came down from Des Moines to eat dinner at home Thursday. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them In the want ads. "Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. The ladies of the M. E. church serv ed a chicken rie dinner in the lowel room at the church Tuesday evening. Jas Page and family have moved in to the house recently vacated by Mr. Vangorter in the east end of town. The Misses Pidgeon ate Thanksgiv ing dinner with a cousin at Hilton. Mrs. Clara Wilson of White City was spending a few days with her parents Evan Thomas and wife. Miss Pearl Forest is visiting the John Masters home. The team that John Baxter, Jr., was driving to the meat wagon out at No. 13 mine was struck by a train and one of the horses was injured. Miss Nelie Richards of Ottumwa. representing the American Home Finding association, was in town Sat urday and Sunday and spoke at the M. E. church. Sunday night in the in terests of that society. Jas Smith and wife were in Albia oil Thursday. Hal Cobb who has been working here and boarding at John Masters' was married Thursday to Miss Mar garet Morrisey of Lovilia. Misses Nannie Ambers and Lucy Cobb who attended school in Lovilia spent the Thanksgiving vacation at home. Miss Stella Armstrong is visiting in Knoxville. The young people in east Sweed town gave a turkey dinner last Thurs day evening. Miss S. J. Tennant is spending her vacation out of town. Roy Babcock has been improving his house with new porches and win dows. EDDYVILLE. Eddyville.—Dr. F. E. Vance leaves this evening for Dallas, Texas, to at tend a meeting of the Rock Island railway surgeons. Mr. Billings and family, who have been spending several days with Mr. Billings' sister, Mrs. Butler, departed Sunday for his home in Cedar Falls. Mr. Billings is the florist at the state teachers' college. The Rock Island is making prepara tion for laying new track at this place. While unloading steel rails, John Lutz had the misfortune to get his ankle crushed by being caught between two rails. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courio-. Three pieces of property were sold at auction in Eddyville Saturday. The Siefert property, south of the park, also the Snow property in the east part of town, were purchased by Lee Warner. Two lots on Main street near the postofflce were purchased by Chas. Stubbs for a consideration of $1,150. Martin Swinteck of Valley Junction spent Sunday with his family in Ed dyville-. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Ross of Kirkville are visiting the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Terrell. Mrs. L. McCord and children, who have been visiting Mr. McCord's par ents in Moravia, returned to Eddy ville this morning. Those on the sick list are Mrs. Jake DeWinter, Henry Morris, Blanche Green and Mrs. Chas. Garrett. Gid Dotts and James Wylie depart ed Saturday night for Chicago to spend a few days n.t the fat stock show. Mr. and Mrs.'Sterns, who have been visiting at the home of Rev. Seeds, returned to their home at Corning this morning. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Mrs. Win. Hatfield of Lovilia spent Sunday at the home of Miss Kate Weener. Theodore Ott, Jr., is quite ill, threat ened with an attack of pneumonia. Ed Mvrick and Ernest Pickerelll have returned to Kirkville to pursue their studies in osteopathy, after spending their vacation at home. LIBERTYVILLE. Libertyville—The wedding of Mabel Stern and Ray Rodabaugh of Liberty ville was celevrated Wednesday even ing at 6:30 at the home of the bride's mother, south of Libertyville. About seventy relatives and friends of the young couple witnessed the ceremony. When the guests arrived they- were received by Mrs. Stever and Mr. and Mrs. Rodabaugh and at half after six t.he bridal couple preceded by Rev. Wolf of Udell entered the parlor and before a bank of ferns spoke the words that made them man and wife. After congratulations the bridal couple led tin- way to the dining room where a wedding dinner was, served in five courses. The bride's table was decorated with pink and white ribbons and a boquet of carnations formed the center piece. The bride wore a gown of Indian lawn and carried a boquet of bride's roses. She was one of the most pop ular young girls of the community and 1 her large circle of fiends wish her every happiness. The groom is the son of Mr. and Henry Rodab. :gh and has by his industrious habits gained for himself a.large number of warm friends. Mr. and Mrs. Rodabaugh ex pect to go to housekeeping on the old Rodabaugh home near Libertyville. Mr. and Mrs. Will Robinson are the parents of a, son. born Sunday. Ton can buy or sell liorses. cows. hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Moore were shopping in Fairfield Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. C. I* McGraw and two daughters Mary and Margaret and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Loehr and daugh ter of Fairfield spent Thursday at the C. Vaught home. Mr. and Mrs. Will Greenfield of Fairfield spent Sunday with their son Ora and family. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Price and daugh ter visited Thursday in Ottumwa. Mrs. Luther Leedy is spending a few days in Smith Center visiting rel atives. Mrs. Ward Yost and children spent Thanksgiving In Ottumwa with Ward Yost who Is in the Ottumwa hospital for treatment. Miss Nellie Warren visited with her parents in Libertyville Thanksgiving. Miss Warren is a nurse in the Ottum wa hospital. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. S. C. Ross has sold his lumber yard to an Ottumwa firm. Will Hill will have charge of the yard here. The supper given by the M. E. church ladies Saturday evening was well attended and they made about $30. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Larson and chil dren of Fail-field attended the Stever Rodabaugh wedding Wednesday even ing. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Moburg and son and Mrs. Brant of Fairfield spent Thursday visiting with relatives in Libertyville. COLUMBIA. Columbia—There was a farew'ell party given to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sheldon last Friday night where their friends and neighbors to the number of 58 went in and surprised them. The members of the Epworth League took oysters and crackers with them and an old time oyster supper was enjoyed by all present. Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon ex pect to leave soon for their new home in Minnesota. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. AVrite and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Miss Anna Canfield visited at the J. R. Stodghill home over Sunday. A. J. Gardner returned home Satur day after a week's visit in Des Moines. Miss Isal Cramblit visited her aunt in Ottumwa Friday and Saturday. W. B. Gardner and Jas. Gardner at tended the interment of "iheir brother John in Ottumwa Friday. Mrs. Elias Canfield visited friends and relatives in Ottumwa last week., Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Stodghill visited at the Chas. Olney home Sunday. The preaching services at this place will be in the morning next Sunday. KEOSAUQU A. Keosauqua—The funeral of Mrs. Do Hart, whose ddath occurred Saturday night, was held Monday afternoon. The death of Mrs. De Hart Is the source of sorrow to the community, owing to the family being highly es teemed as one of the older families of Keosauqua. She is survived by her husband and a brother Ira Phillips of Ottumwa. BLACK HAWK. Black Hawk—Miner Barnes was a business caller at Bloomfield last Saturday. Paul Hunt of Albany called here re cently. Gus Gordon of near Exline was in this neighborhood last Friday. Miss Bertha Wilcox spent Thanks giving with Miss Jessie Brown. Frank Hopkins has returned from South Dakota and is visiting relatives here. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Albert Brown was a Bunch caller on T'aturday. Frank Bean visited over Sunday his father B. E. Bean of Floris. t' on Tharp is spending a few days wi his daughter Mrs. Wm. Allison. Reuben Coop and Will Morrison were in Bloomfield last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boyer spent Thursday with relatives near Union ville. Miss Clara Elder is visiting her uncle John Shepherd hear Belknap. Thomas Morrison has been on the sick list for several days. Rev. Dan Hastings will conduct the services at Pleasant Hill Saturday night, Sunday and Sunday night. All are cordially Invited. Pearl Benge of Udell and Miss Jen nie Robb of Unionville spent Sunday at Harvey Elders. Rev. Benge of Udell and Miss Jen nie Robb of Unionville sent Sunday at Harvey Elder's. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. Cyrus Chatterton left last Saurday for Ottumwa where he intends to spend the winter. Wm. Hoyt was a Unionville caller last Saturday. Mrs. Effie Morrison called on Jes sie Brown quite recently. BATAVIA. Batavia—Mrs. Harrison Smith who died at her home north of town last Friday after a lingering illness of several weeks was buried Saturday. The funeral was held at '.er late res idence. at two o'clock. Interment in the Smith cemetery. She leaves to mourn their loss two children, a husband and also a number of other relatives and friends. Slie was seventy years of age at the time of her death. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs ,or shee-^ by putting a want ad in the Courier. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hanna are the parents of a son born Friday. There was a lirge crowd present at the Thanksgivin- jubilee given at the opera house by the school children on Thanksgiving evening. A fine program was rendered which was much enjoyed by all. Mr. and Mrs. W. o. Yeager were shopping in the city Saturday. Miss Mary Glenn and brother John who have been attending school at Cedar Rapids are visiting their par ents Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Glenn. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pray and son Max of Des Moines have returned I home after -a visit with relatives and friends in the citv. liay Campbell ot Ottjimwa visited Thanksgiving with til/3 Darents Mr. /.'• and Mrs. W. -S. Campbell at this place. Barney Walker has Purchased the McDill restaurant and expects to take possession at once. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cole of Ottum wa visited Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cole of this city. The ladies of the C. W. B. M. society have prepared a special program to be given on C. W. B. M. day, Dec. 6 at the Christian churoh at 2:30 p. m. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising' them in- the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Forney, Nov. 13, twin boys. Mr. and Mrs. Will Parrett and fam ily left last week for their new home in Nebraska. The funeral of Elizabeth Ann Gray was held at this place Monday at the Christian church at two o'clock by Rev. D. Holder. She was at the time of her death at the home of her daugh ter Mrs. Lee Walker of Brighton. She was 93 years, 3 months and 22 days of age. The body was shipped from Brighton over the Rock Island to the County Line and was there met by Mr. Davidson and brought to this place. Services were held at the Christian church. Interment in the Batavia cemetery. Mrs. Jennie Wright is spending a few weeks at West Liberty on busi ness. Protracted meetings will begin at the M. E. church at this place the first of the year. E. R. Robinson and family. spent Thanksgiving in Ottumwa. Prof. Howard spent Thanksgiving in Des Moines. BONAPARTE. Bonaparte—Mrs. O. J. Coolidge who has been visiting several weeks in Hannibal, Mo., with her daughter Mrs. Frank Vass returned home on Friday morning. Miss Nellie Linder visited over Sunday in Fairfield with her parents. Mrs. J. I. Israel and I.Irs. Stella Gil bert were shopping gin Ottumwa Fri day and Saturday. James Perkins and wife left Monday evening for a- ten days' visit in Chi cago with relatives. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheen by putting a want ad in the Courier. Miss Laura. Hogan who has been visiting relatives here returned to her home in Ft. Madison Monday. Mrs. Henry Jones and granddaugh ter Mildred Dau*herity returned on Monday from Fairfield where they have been visiting Mrs. Jones' daugh ter Mrs. Ben Trow. A. G. Roberts and wife entertained the Sunshine ladies and their hus bands at a kid. party Friday evening at their home in East Bonaparte. A delightful time was had by all. W. S. Blackford went to Des Moines Monday evening for a several days' visit. .' Miss^i Louis and Ruth Campbell who attending college at Pella visited over Sunday at the home of visuea over ^unuay ai ine uun.e ul their parents J. A. Campbell north ut town. Miss Hazel Middleton returned to her home in Ottumwa. Monday after a several days' visit with friends and relatives here. Mrs. Mack Cox and son Kenneth visited over Sunday with the former's parents, John Beck and wife. Mrs. Sarah Petrie went to Chicago Monday to visit her son Clyde Peterie a:nd wife. LEBANON. Lebanon—Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Beeler spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Beeler's parents Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McClough near Milton. Miss Ivadell Humphrey and cousin Miss Lena Prather of Ottumwa spent Thanksgiving with her parents Mr and Mrs. S. L. Humphrey. Mrs. Glen AVilson and sons of Laddsdale visited over Sunday with relatives here. You can buy or sell horses, cows,, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. S. V. Sadler and wife were shopping in Douds-Leando Saturday. Revival meetings will continue through the week at the M. E. church. Rev. Tennant is an able talker and presents the truth and his eager de sire to show others the truth ls being rewarded with good results. William Strait and Harry Johnston left for Chicago Monday to attend the cattle show. Hazen Beeler, Lewis Conner and Jessie Davis were in Ottumwa Mon day. Miss Abbie Conner returned home Saturday from Floris after a few days' visit with her cousin Mrs. A. H. Plank. Miss Edtih Arnold spent a few days last week with Mrs. R. L. Muir. Mr. and Mrs. Fern Johnston, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Brewer were the guests of Ed Ellis near Milton Fri day. John Yakel of Bloomfield was the guest of Miss Ivadell Humphrey on Thanksgiving. FARMINGTON. Farmington.—Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Locke of Vernon arrived Saturday for a visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Haley visited over Sunday with friends in Ft. Mad ison. Thomas Butler left Wednesday for Kirksville, Mo., where he will visit his daughter, Mrs. Blanche McKehan. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Jennings spent Thanksgiving in Vernon as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marriott. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the shell, by advertising them in the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Miss Pearl Buckingham, a student at the Central Holiness university in Os kaloosa, visited Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred von Seggen. Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Wollenweber of Keokuk spent Thanksgiving with Wm. Wollenweber and family. Veldine French was happily sur prised Saturday evening when a num ber of friends came in to help him celebrate his twelfth birthday anniver sary. Mr. and Mfs. G. W. Neafle and son Walter visited Thursday with Mrs. Neafie's parents in Fort Madison. Miss Jane Thenne of Quincy arrived Wednesday for a visit with relatives. of Ernest Anderson vs. the Coal Co. The case 1b a damage for personal injury. Two extra nires were called before the jury selected. Patrick Connelly, a prominent farm" er who resided just south of Tyrone, died Monday morning of pneumonia. You can buy or sell horses, cow#, hogs or sheep by cutting a want ad in the Courier. Miss Freda Martin of Oskaloosa vis ited the Albia -schools yesterday. George Simms of Knoxville was a Albia yesterday visiting with relatives and friends. Mr. Simms was at one time a resident of Buxton and went from that place to Knoxville. Miss Blanche Heiserman is at home for a short recess from her work in the Iowa Wesleyan university. Mrs. W. M. Henderson of Union township was an Albia visitor yes terday. Licenses to wed were granted Chas. H. Adams and Lela R. Utley, both ol Grinnell and to Hays Hale and Mary Trussell of Buxton. Miss Hilda Adams began her duties as a teacher in a district near Averr Monday morning. You can sell nuts, shelled or in th« shell, by advertising them in the want ads. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. John Whitfield, secretary of the Hocking school board, was in town on business Monday. V. L. Wilkin and Dan Watkina, two of Monroe county's prosperous farm ers, were in town Monday on busi ness. 4» ALBIA. Albia.—In the district court Monday the greater part of the day was con sumed in securing a jury in the case Next Sunday at,the First Presbyter ian church the ordinance of the Lord's supper and baptism will be observed. Several will be received into full mem bership with the church as the result of the recent evangelistic meeting un der Capt. O'Brien and the pastor of, the church, Rev. H. G. Rice. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Robinson from near Selection were Albia visitors yes terday. TYRONE. •fr Tyrone—The sad death of Patrick Conley occured at his home In Tyrone Monday after a few days illness of pneumonia. Mr. Conley was born In Ireland about 49 years ago, coming to this country about 28 vears ago and settling in this vicinity where he has since made his home. He 1b survived by his mother, one sister, Mrs. James E. Coady, and three brothers, Thomas and Owen of Tyrone and James who is still in Ireland. H3s father and two brothers died in Ireland. To make hia death more sad is the fact that hta mother, who has been sick for the past i3 verv low a,ld her death ls mo_ mentarily expected. Conley was held at the St. Patrick's Catholic church at Georgetown today. mentarUy expected. The funeral of Mr. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by nutting a want ad in. the Courier. Miss Nellie Argo returned to her school near Albia after spending Thanksgiving at the home of her par ents at Iconiumn. Hattie Miller departed Sunday fo» Albia where she will enter school. Frank Judge and Will Callen who are jurors in the district court return-, ed to Albia after spending Sunday at their homes near here. Mfs. M. Grady of Georgetown was a Melrose visitor at the home of he* mother one day recently. The ball at Georgetown Thanksgiv ing night was well attended and all report a good time. Ed Hines of Georgetown was an Albia passenger recently. You can sell nutB. shelled or in the shell, by advertising them !n the want ads. Write and tell the ^iiurier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Miss Agnes Walsh of Albia attended the ball at Georgetown. The new saw mill which is to be lo cated on the Conley farm south of town has arrived and will be installed soon. Mrs. King of Burlington returned home after a few days' visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Roahn, north ot town. CHARITON. Chariton—Mrs. L. J. Western, ol Baconfield who had been visiting rel atives and assisting her mother Mrs. J. J. Mason of Newbern in celebrating her 85th birthday, has returned home. Bert Rogers of Chicago, has return ed to his duties after a few days' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Rogers. Bert Rogers, of Chicago, has return ed to his duties after a few days' visit with his parents Mr. and Mrs. D. N, Rogers. Mrs. Katlierine Garvin, of Ottumwa is visiting in this city with her daughter Miss Loretta Garvin. Prof. Herbert Snyder, principal of the Chariton high school, has return ed from a few days' visit with friends near Jefferson. You can buy or sell horses, cows, hogs or sheep by putting a want ad in the Courier. Miss Mattie Curtis commenced a term of school at Prarie' View, near Lucas, on Monday. Miss Margaret Carey, of Valley Junction, ha3 returned home after a week's visit with the Misses Anna and Man- Kenney. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berkman, of Lincoln, Neb., Mrs. Elsie Newell, of Humeston, and Hugh Courter, who ia attending school for the deaf at Coun cil Bluffs, have been visiting at tho parental T. Courter home. The Misses Nora and Fay Lang of San Gabrial, Calif., who have been visiting friends here went to Lucas on Monday to visit relatives and old friends. Mrs. Catherine Mann and daughter, Mrs. J. M. Stone, of Brighton, who had visited in Benton township with their daughter and sister. Mrs. S. "A. Hawk, returned home yesterday. Miss Hannah Peterson of Red Oak, returned home yesterday after a few days' visit in Lincoln township with her uncle, John Slattengreen and family. You can sell nuts, shelled or in the, shell, by advertising them in the want' aas. Write and tell the Courier what you want to advertise and it will be attended to. Mr. Hill of Ames, who was formerly connected with the electric light plant at this place returned home after a brief visit with his old friends here. Miss Maude Burrell of Garden Grovo has returned home after a few days* visit with her sister Esta. Mrs. H. M. Moore, of Lacona. who had been spending a few days with Mrs. Ed Muehler, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Lynch and little son Garvin have gone to Pennsylvania to visit friends.