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TU E8DAY. May 3, 1810.
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LOCAL MARKKTS
t* 4«.
PORKERS AjlE tOWER.
All Clssses of Host Show a Deeresse
of Ten Cents per Hundred.
Eflfls Drop.
Aside from the 10 cents decline
the price of hogs1 and on®"11*1' ^"rket
eggs the retail and wholesale market
reports, show no change over satu
day's reports.
(2 p. m.. May 2.)
Hogs. 120®160 2-22
Hogs, 160® 180
Hogs, 180 and over
K"
"4 TT.::::: v:.\v.«i®S 4
Choice corn fed heifers ...
Good heifers J*-"®*-™
Choice corn fed cows 5.00®5.-5
Good
.6.50(g) 6.60
.4.60® 5.60
.4.00® 5.00
Choice light- calves
Rood light calves
Heavy calves ...., ... ...
Irtln and HiiHItm*
Oats
Rye
Com ........ .••
Bsrtey ••.
Wheat
Hay. ton ......
HMmu 'Wooi 'mnk TiWcw.
ga
ldes, No. 1 cured
S cured
Hides, green Now
Hides green No. ..
Wool,* tub washed
Medium unwashed
Coarse, unwashed
Boeswax No. 1
Beeswax No. I ...•••
Tallow No. 1
Tallow No. 2 ...
Grade Na 1 cream
Grade No. 1 cream
•utter and ?Off»
Butter packers pay ..
Eggs, packers pay case count
,—— dBTAIC WAWKWTS.
F1o»r end Feea.
Ilrafcam flour, per sack
Corn chops, per cwt ...
Shorts, per cwt
Brain, par cwt
Ear corn, per bu
Shelled corn, per bu
Hay per cwt
BtraW, per cwt
Oats ashel
Chicken feed, ground 20 .bs
jfhr*ter shell, per cwt
Clam shell, oer cwt
Flour, per sack .....
Corn meal, 10 lb pack .. ....
Corn and oat cMp. per cwt..
Oats straw per
Parley
Oil meal, per cwt
Apples, pk
Iemons do*
Oranires. per
1 Watercress, pr hnncn
/Tuctiinbers. eatCh v.- ...
Tomato.es, lb
tfljlweet potatoes peck
fi
Potatoes, bu
Parsley. b«jl»»
Mint, bunrt*
r*mmtrv b"tt*r
Fept. creamery butter lb ....
Eggs per dos
CfcMM. ID
Turkeys
Reese, lb
Live spring, lb»
Dressed spring*, lb
Old hens. dressed, lb
Dwkl. dressed, lb
CoeoaQute. each ....
Honey.'comb
Home onions, bunches
Rhubarb ....•
Aspar^gue, bunch
pineapples, aach
Strawberries, it
geans, lb
New pnions
Cabbage .....
Carrots, bunch
Beets, burtch
Onions peck
Com. lb
Sagarn17
Coke,
Bmokeless or Pocahontas
Egg. stove and nut
Petroleum coke
Coal, rarried extra
Coke^ Milwaukee Solvay
Coke, carried extra
Hard wood 4 ft per cord
Hard wood, extra r«r cut
Ossolltta ...
Marketings for Wesk Lightest
ss Many Years, but Saturday
fe. Brought Increase.
TODAY'S MARKET NEWS
PrlM»
.. »6®37
56(365
40064
11(914
8
80 @32
26026
24025
21
2*
6
B#
Butter rat.
W
27
17
17%
Hens, lb
Cocks ..... ...
Ducks, white feathered ....
Ducks, dark feathered
Turkeys ....'
Geeso, .••• Id
Huineas. sac# ...
Spring chickens
(Stags .....
11013%
to
1.75
•1.60
1.50
80
80
75
BO
Rft
40
1.0®
...1.25e2.ft»
.... 2®
1.76
6.00
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12%
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20
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20
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22%
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2 for 5
5
?0
20
20
6!4
5
10
10
46
aa, ..... ... "¥1!
n». gran.... ......
Grape fniit. dos ... ....
Malaga grapes, lb
Cranberries, gallon
Krr plant
Parsnips, p*ck ..... ... ..
•alslfy bnkwb
Onion sets, jt ... ... ...
93
26
SS
16
10015
Pfrt.
Soft coal in single tons 25o «rtrm
Bmoky Holloa
Mystic 8-50
White ash J-|®
Rathbun J1""
Coke, crushed
7.9V
16.06
6.60
IS
S.60
B6
6.00
.66
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HOOS STRONG AT CL08E.
in
Stock Tarda, Chicago, May 2.—The
week's hog receipts totaled 63,500,
about the smallest on record for this
teasbn of the year. Only 5,000 arrived
Closing day Of the week and the mar
ket ruled strong to 6c higher. All
classes of buyers were In the trade
from the start and everything changed
hands. The range of prices was nar
fowefct of the yfcar, bulk selling at $9.50
@9.60. #"ew went below $9.50 and
DacklAg droves averaging 227®260 lbs
tost $9.62®9.65.' The general average
Rt $9.64 stands 11c higher than Wed
nesday and that much higher than a
Week Ago. Quotations follow:
Bulk of sales $9.60 @9.60
Heavy butchers, [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Liffht butchers, [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Lixht bacon, 160®i:0 lbs [email protected]
Liffht light, [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Heavy shippfng. [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Heavy packing, [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Mixed packing, 200®£50 lbs [email protected]
Rough heavy packing .... ^[email protected]
Light mixed, [email protected] lbs.. [email protected]
Poor to b£st pigs [email protected] lbs [email protected]
Governments and boars .. [email protected]
Stags, 80 lbs dockage head [email protected]
WEAK DEMAND FOR STEERS.
Chicago Markst Receded 15 to 36c
From Preceding Week's
Figures.
Stock Yards. Chicago, May 2.—Mar
%et for steers was hard hit in the past
W Z&Mi
K, .-''V
m.
8wf
_• //r''-. A
week, a decline of lB®85c being in
force on the close, in spite of a cut of
4,800 In receipts. Plain grade weighty
classes showed biggest dr6p. Packer
demand favored handy and light
weights in early days, but these shbw
ed full 25c bteak later. Increasing'sur
plus beef stocks and failure of srowth
In consumptive Outlet was the bearish
factor. Shortest crop in weeks vent
above $8, while tops made $8,50. Con
tract cattle will be moved freely In
the first ten days of May and traders
are not sanguine of prime improve
ment. Butcher Stock closed 25c off for
the week, but bulls showed [email protected] Ad
vance. Calves, too, were up [email protected]5c.
Feeding steers met short country call
and declined 16®80c from last week.
Prices, had the following range:
Choice'to fancy steers .. .$7.65g8.50
Medium to good steers 6.^[email protected]
Inferior to fair steers .. [email protected]
Fat cows and helfArs .. .. 4.50#7.40
Canning cows and heifers 2.60®4.00
Native bulls and stags .. .. [email protected]
Feeding cattle, 600i$
1100 lbs 4.25® 6.75
Fair to fancy v«n caivts.. 7.600)8.75
Heavy calves 4.00®5.50
8h««p and Lambs Down.
Stock Yards, Chicago. May 2.—Clos
ing prices for sheep were generally 16
@25c lower. Best Lambs went down
mostly 25c and medium kinds were off
40®50c. Trade slow on late days,
despite the light supplies. Quality fell
off and wolled lots were scarce. Shorn
lambs ranged at |8®9.60, bulk S8.75®
9.35 and culls sold at $5.60®7.50, bulk
above $6. Wopled lambs made $9.75®
9.90. Shorn wethers sold at $7.05®8.23,
with ewes downward from $8 and only
odd yearlings up to $8.50. Bucks went
at $5.60®7. Cull sheep sold at [email protected]
Quotations follow:
Shorn Colorado lambs all grades
»[email protected]
Shorn fed lambs, plain to prime
[email protected]
Feeding lambs, poor to best 6.90® 7.(^0
Wool lambs, all kinds .. .. [email protected]
Shorn wethers, Inferior to prime
[email protected]
Shorn yearlings, pdor to choice
7.50® 8.36
Shorn ewes, common to best [email protected]
Shorn bucks, and cull sheep 3.75®6.75
Wooled lots went mostl- at 50c
premium.
Late Horse Trade Weak.
Stock Yards, Chicago May 2.—
Weakness developed in horse values
of late and there were instance of [email protected]
15 decline. Trade active on early days,
but slow at close of week, with quality
on the down grade. Receipts totaled
around 1,800, against 2,113 previous
week and 2,235 corresponding week
last year. Drafters ranged at $175®
275. with drivers mostly at [email protected]
Expressers made $170®215 and small
chunks went at $115 down, with farm
classes at [email protected]
RANGE OP HOG PRICES.
Range of hog values at Chicago for
tfc* past week with comparisons:
Mixfcd and Light
1950255 lbs. 135® 193 lbs.
,11 butchers, grades.
9.30®9.67% [email protected]
[email protected]_9.56
[email protected]
9.30®9.67%
[email protected]%
9 [email protected]
April
April
April
April
April
May
26.
27.
28.
29.
SO.
2.
40 @70
to
9.20® 9.50
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]%
Chicago Live Stock Market.
Chicago. May 2.—The live tsock
market follows:
CATTL^—Market steady to ten
lower receipts, 25,000 beeves, $5.65®
8.35 stockers, feeders, $3.80® 6.70
cows, heifers, [email protected] westerns,
[email protected]
HOGS—Market sic fifteen to
twenty lower receipts 28,000
light. [email protected]% mixed, $9.15
@9.45 heavy, [email protected]% rough,
[email protected]: good choice heavy, [email protected]
9.42% bulk sales, [email protected]
SHEEP—Market 10 lowfcr receipts,
20,000 natives, [email protected]&.15 lambs.
[email protected]
New York Butter and Egg Market.
New York, May 2.—Butter—Market
steady receipts, 6,100 creamery
specials, 30%c. thirds to extras,
29%c. old, 23®28c. state dairy,
29%c. pr6cess, [email protected]: factory, [email protected]
23c. imitation creamery, 23%®
24 %c.
EGGS—Market barely, steady re
ceipts, 20,806.
New York Poultry F'arket.
New York. May 2.—Poultry—Market
alive, lighter trade and lower prices
expected dressed, ouiet.
Chicago Provision Markst.
Chicago, May 2—The porvislon mar
ket follows:
Ryfi—cash—78c.
Barley—44® 64c.
Tlmothv—cash—$4.40.
Pork—Sept—$21.80.
Lard—$12.20.
Ribs—$12.07%.
Chicago Butter and Egg Market.
Chicago, May 2.—Butter—Market—
easy creameries, [email protected] daires, 22®
26c.
EGGS—Market Steady receipt#,
25,900 at mark, cases included, 17%
®19%c. firsts 19%c. prime firsts,
20%c.
Ch icago^oultry a rket. _________
Chicago, May 2.^** Poultry—Market
steady turkeys, lffc. fowls, 17c.
Chicago Grain Markst*
Chicago, May 2.—The grain mArket
follows:
WHEAT—No. 2 red, $1.08%@1.10
NO. 8 red, $1.06® 1.08% No. 2 hard,
1.08% @1.09% No. 8 hard, $1.05.
WHfiAT-S^t. opened, $1.00®
1.00% high. $1.01% low, $1 closed,
$1.01% July, $1.0294 May. $1.08.
CORN—NO. 3, 60%@61c. No. 3
white,. 63%@«5C. No. 2 yellow, #1%
@63c. No. 3, 69%@60c.: No. 8 white,
62%@68c. No. 3 yellow, 60%@61%C.
CORN—Sefit. opened, 68 %c. high,
64%c. low, 68%®63%c. closed, 6394
@6394C. July, 62%c. May, 59%@
OATS—No. 2 white, 48%@43%c.
No. 3 white, [email protected]%c. ataJidard, 43®
43%c.
OATS—Sept. opened, 38%@38%c.:
high, 38%@39c. low, 38%c. closed,
38%®38%i. July, 4O%@40%«. May,
41 %c.
CHICAGO
GRAIN AND PRODUCE
MARKET.
The following is furnished by 1. 3
Furman, grain and stock broker.
Rooms 7 and 8, Chilton Blk. Ot
tumwa telephone 1134: Iowa tele
phone 5S9-R.
Wheat— High Low May April SO
May .. 1.0$% 1.07% 1.08 1.09%
July .. 1.08% 1.01% 1.02% 1.03%
1.00
Sept .. 1.01*
CORN—
May .. 59%
July .. 63%
Sept .. 64%
1.01* 1.01%-
68
61%
68%-
OATS— a
May- .. 41%
59%
62%
63%-
July .. 40% 89 T4 40%
Sept
PORK—
58%
62%
68%-
40%
40-%
88%
38%- 38% 38%-
Sept
PORK—
38%-
May 21.60
July 21.76 21.37 21.75
Sept .. 21.82 21.40 21.80
LARD—
May 12.40 12.25 12.40
July 12.27 12.07 12.27
Sept .. 12.20 12.05 12.20
RIBS—
July 12.10 11.90 12.07
Sept 12.10 11.87- 12.07
Sept
21.62
21.85
21.85
12.47
12.27
12.27
12.12
12.12
Car Lots.
CHICAGO—Wheat, 9 corn, 50
6ats, 131.
CONTRACT—Wheat, 1 corn, 5
oats. 27.
Wheat—24.1
Corn—90.
Oats—163.
Liverpool Cables.
CLOSING—Wheat, lower corn,
unchanged.
NEW YORK 8TOCK MARKET.
The following market is furnished by
I. G. Furman, grain and stock deal'
er, Rooms 7 and 8, Chilton Blk. Ot
tumwa telephone 1143 Iowa tele
phone 639-R.'
Stocks—
Pfcc. Mall
Wab. Pfd.
M. K. T.
Tex. Pac.
A. C. F.
A. Loco.
N. Y. C.
Penna
Brook R. T.
Reading
Un. Pac.
Nor. P&c.
Gt. Nor.
Mo. Pac.
C. and O.
Erie
B. and O.
So. Ry.
So. Pac.
L. and N.
Atch
Can. Pac.
.M. S. P.
Nat. Lead
A. Smelt.
A. Sug..
A. Cop.
U. S. Steel
pfd.
Anac.
Colo. Fuel
R. I.
R. I., pfd.
Peo. Gas.
W. Un.
Gt. Nor. Ore
O. and W.
So. Ry. pfd.
Wab.
A. T. and T.
Closes—^—
May 2 April 30
25% 25#
,. 41%
39%
30%
56%
.. 46%
117%
130%
.. 75%
,. 155%
,. 176%
i:.*
,. 131%
67%
,. 82%
26%
,. 107
,. 24%
.. 118%
.... 143
.. 105%
.. 181%
.. 135%
,. '76
.. 75%
.. 120,
65%
... 79%
,. 117
40
,. 36
42%
41%
39%
30%
58%
47
118%
131%
76
156%
177%
128%
132
66%
83
27%
107%
25%
120%
145
107%
182%
136%
76%
76%
121
67%
80%
117%
40%
36%
43Vfr
86
108%
68
62
42%
*60%
19%
183%
St. Louis Grain Market.
St. Louis, May 2.—The grain market
follows:
July wh6at—$1.01%.
July corn—63%c.
July oats—39 %c.
Philadelphia Poultry Market.
Philadelphia, May 2.~Poultry—
market follows: chickens, [email protected]
fowls, 18%@20c. turkeys, 17®23c.
Peoria Corn Market.
Peoria, May 2.—The corn market
follows:
No. 3—59 %c.
will'amsburg.
Henry Wetzel of Cedar Rapids who
had been visiting with his daughters
at Ottumwa, and Hedrick for a few
days, stopped off here Thursday for a
days visit with his son Chris.
M. Cash of Hilbrook transacted
business here last Thursday and visit
ed for a short time with his brother
Will.
Mrs. Jennie Gittlns who has been
visiting with a sister and brother of
the S. W. I. Iowa City has returned
to her home.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Williams have
moved Into their new residence In the
Yass and Walace addition.
Walter Watkins of North Euglish
came up Thursday for a short visit
with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Watkins.
Ed Evans who was in Albert Lee
Minn., recently on business is now
h0m®-
4
107%
67
62
42%
59
18%
133%
J.
Luther James came in Saturday and
visited for a short time at the home of
his father D. J. James and sister Mrs.
EUa.
J. F. Kirby left Saturday night for
Maringo for an over Sunday visit with
friends.
Rev. Walter Smith of Harvey visited
recently at the home of his parents
Mr. and Mrs. Freman Smith.
Mrs C. A. Worrell is arranging to
build a new residence on her lot in
the north part of the city and workmen
are now removing the old structure
to a lot In another part of the city.
At the ball game Saturday between
the Williamsburg and North Euglish
High school teams, the score was 4 to
1 in favor of Williamsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Snavely who
visited recently at the A. M. Sheets
home have returned to their home at
Wellman la.
W. W. Lewis of Batavla came up
recently for a visit with his family
Mr. Lewis is business manager of a
brick and tile factory at that place.
Ed Buttler of Garden Grove came in
Saturday for a few days visit at the
hdme of his brother Ulysses, and other
relatives of this vicinity.
W. L. Holmes who has been in
Missouri for the past two weeks look
ing after his real estate interests re
turned home last Thursday.
Hugh Jones who made a business
trip to Chicago last Wednesday re
turned honie Friday morning.
Evan R. Williams who has been
looking after his real estate interests
in Oklahoma returtied recerttly to his
hcn.e In the south part of the city.
Lewis O. Jones Is having new cement
walks put In about his residence prop
erty In the west part of the city.
H. E. Hull visited recently with
relatives at Cedar Rapids.
4,
ALBIA.
4
The lecture on the life of Christ
which was postponed from Sunday
evening April 24, was given last night
by Rev. H. Rice of the First Presby
terian church, the slides having ar
rived the last of the week. The lecture
was excellent and Its special points
were well illustrated by the stereop
ttfon.
"William Knight of Indiana-is In
Monroe county this" week looking for
•Alocation. Two tracts of land, one. a
rillet? east of Albia, the other near
Lovilia, have been especially pleasing
to him. Mr. Knight expects to engage
hi stock raisin* on an extensive
iic&le.
Cralp Foss of Osceola spent Sun
day with his sister Mrs. MelivUIe
Spencer.
Jesse Feaman has purchased a new
automobile.
4
41% :t- 41
KEOTA.
Ml
Tt) .a/on' band, vba accompanied
waiipii'niii'upmii
orrnMWA ooomn
the Odd Jfell6ws of Sigourney to Cedar
Rapids returned home Thursday and
report a fine time.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Walker were en
tertained at the Chas. Stoutner home
north of Keota Friday.
The W. c. T. U.'a Silver Medal con
test was held Friday night in the
Christian church,
The Rev. J. T. Nichols of Des
Moines delivered an address on "Lands
of Sacred Story" Sunday night at the
Christian church.
The Rev. C. L. Walker was called to
Brighton Frldav to preach the funeral
of Mr. Armstrong.
The funeral of Mrs. Adam Rowe
was held Thursday at ScoJland at the
residence, conducted by the Rev. Grif
fin of the Presbyterian church.
Mas. White and Mrs. Harding enter
tained the Embroidery club at the
home of Mrs. Harding. Thirty-five
guest were present and report a fine
time.
M.r. Mason has gone to Lftckrldge to
work for a couple bf weeks.
Mr. Banty was called to Illinois by
the death of his father.
Mrs. Theodore Green who was oper
ated on for appendicitis last week is
getting along fine.
O. K. Stoutner tnd son Clyde went
to Richland. Thursday to bring home
a new aut.6 recently purchased by
Clyde Stoutner.
Miss Mary Devoe. the primary
teacher returned home from Cedar
Rapids Wednesday.
SIGOURNEY.
Mrs. Mary Kramer of Keota was In
Sigourney Thursday visiting with hor
sister Mrs. Frank Schlltz.
W. C. Fish, agent for the Rock Is
land at Keota, was in Sigourney on
Thursday atending court.
Frank Ollinger from Talleyrand
was in Sigourney Thursday on busi
ness matters.
Peter Adraln from Keota was In at
tendance at the district court Thurs
dav as a witness.
Rodolph Draegert of Thornburg was
a business caller In Sigourney Thurs
day and Friday. Mr. Draegert was a
former citizen of this city.
Mayor Ed Gilbert of Keota was a
business caller In Sigourney Thurs
day. Called as a' juror In the district
court but on account of his official po*
sltlon was excused by the court.
E. W. Bottorff of Martinsburg was
In Sigourney Wednesday and Thurs
dav renewing old acquaintances and
attending to business matters.
C. E. MeQuaid of Minneapolis ar
rived In Sigourney to remain over
Sunday with his family.
Ed Franken left Tuesday evening
for Chicago on a business trip.
Cashier A. H. Brunt of the Keokuk
County State bank was a b.uslness vis
itor in Keota Wednesday.
AGENCY.

Principal B. H. Wilson and Assist
ant Miss Effie Peden entertained the
seniors at the home. of Mr. Wilson
last Tuesday evening. The house was
decorated in the class and high school
colors. A three course luncheon was
served and the evening pleasantly
spent with music and games.
On Wednesday evening Mrs. Helen
Reed entertained the seniors at her
home and another pleasant evening
was enjoyed by all. A two course
luncheon was served and each guest
presented with a bow of ribbons of
class col6rs.
Thursday evening at the home oe
Mr. and Mrs. O. Menge, Miss Ella
Harlan, teacher of the eighth grade
entertained the class at a six o'clock
two course dinner. The house was
decorated In class colors and the
place cards were hand painted red
roses (class flower) on covers of book
lets containing prophecies of each
member of the class. After a happy
evening of games the entire class
with their teacher attended prayer
meetings.
The third quarterly meeting will be
held Sunday May 8th at the M. E.
church. District superintendent H.
Si-Ith will be here for the morning
services also for the quarterly con
ference on Saturday night.
The baccalaureate sermon for tha
high school graduating class was de
livered by Rev. Orcutt last evening at
the M. E. church.
Mrs. C. P. Dohl of Packwood, la.,
visited her parents. Mr. and Mrs. M.
F. Patterson Friday and attended the
eighth grade commencement.
Mrs. J. F. Hlbbard of Mound City,
Mo., is visiting at the home Wm.
Reeves.
Miss Fitzgerald of Ottumwa Is vis
iting Miss Hattie Hasty.
OBITUARIES.
»'»H
Mrs. Esther Mallnda Palmer
Esther Mallnda Canny was born In
Athens county, Ohio, November 15,
1848, and died at her home in' East
Riverview, Ottumwa, Iowa, April 28,
1910, aged 61 years 5 months and 13
days. Mrs. Palmer came to Iowa when
she was but three years of age and
settled with her parents In Wapello
county. This was in the fall of 1851.
On the 17th day of October, 1866, she
was marired to James Palmer. To this
union was born ten children, eight of
whom are still living. Mary Alberta
died in infancy. A daughter, Theo
Frank, died four years ago at the age
of twenty-four. The surviving children
are Arthur and James of Leavenworth
Kas., Clyde of Ottumwa, Mrs: Viola
Carbaugh of Eldon, Mrs. Anna Armen
trout of First View, Colo. Mrs. Pearl
Pherson of Salida, Colo. Miss Ivah
of Ottumwa and Miss Fern of Salida.
Colo. Besides these three sOns and
five daughters, the deceased Is sur
vived by four brothers, Rufus canny
of Eldon, George Canny of Agency,
John Canny of Ottumwa r.nd Frank
Canny whose whereabouts are un
known. James Palmer, the husband,
passed to his reward some nine yearB
ago. Mrs. Palmer's home for the last
fifty-eight years has been in or about
the city of Ottumwa, where she was
known by many friends. She was a
member of the Woman's Relief Corps
and the last thfee years she has been
identified with the Main Street Meth
odist Episcopal church. For the last
few years she had not been iu good
•health and for the last month or so
had been confined to her bed. Mr?.
Palmer's last sickness was accom
panied with Intense suffering, and It
was on Tuesday evening, April 28, at
9:30 o'clock that her earthly career
was closed and she began the realities
of the life beyond. The funeral serv
ices were conducted by Rev. John W.
Pool, pastor of the Main Street M. E.
church, Sunday, May 1. Interment In
the Agency City cemetery.—Contrib
uted.
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ALBIA
Near one hundred delegates were
present at the district meeting of the
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Harness Harness
Harness
Some people may have concluded
that from the number of harness we
have been unloading in the last month
that we were going out of business—
celling at cost, but SUCH IS NOT
THE «A8E. Our harness Is sold very
close to the cost mark, and wa still
.have a GOOD STOCK to select from,
and are making them all the time, at
FORD'S HARNESS STORE
110 South Market Street.
Everything For the
Horse
Fly Nets, Bits, Saddles and every
thing for the comfort and ctfe of the
horse. .. .'
Wilson Carriage Co.
110 West ,Second New Masonic Bldg.
I. O. O. F. held here yesterday. An
open meeting in the afternoon drew
an interested audience of outsiders.
At 7 o'clock work in three degrees was
done and several candidates were In
itiated. The meeting is considered a
great success by both the home lodge
and visiting delegates.
In the case of Rowser A Co., vs.
Warren & Co., the Jury returned a
verdict for the plaintiff for the full
amount claimed. The defendant was
given the verdict in the case of the
estate of Wm. Peppers vs. James
Bennett on note. The jury was out one
hour.
Marriage licenses were granted yes
terday to Chas. Turner. 60 and Bettie
Williams, 46, Buxton and to Wm. A.
Beard. 30 and Rose Alice Van Skiver
26, Albla.
Chas. Briggs, Mrs. Matilda Richard
son, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stevens are
transacting business in Albla today.
Wm. Stuber, Win. Schafer, Geo.
Chord and Milan Bolibaugh went to
Grinnell Thursday to attend the con
vention of Odd Fellows.
Harry HesCon spent Friday In Oska
loosa with relatives.
Rev. Seeds drove over to Miller's
Chapel recently and delivered a ser
mon. The membership Is Increasing at
this nlace and much Interest is mani
fested.
Miss Gertrude Plerson was called to
Ottumwa by the serious illness of her
sister who underwent an operation for
appendicitis. Miss Plerson returned
and reports that her sister is getting
along nicely.
Mrs. Alice Moore of Frederic spent
Thursday with her Sister S4rs. Wm.
Roberts.
Mrs. Neva Canfleld, principal of the
Chiliieothe schools closed a very suc
cessful term last week. She returend
to Eddyvllle and will spend the va
cation with her mother Mrs. Florence
Dunkle.
Miss Sue Vance and Miss Nellie Gil
Christ came down from Oskaloosa to
visit Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Vance and to
attend the entertainment given at the
6pera house.
Those reported on the sick list are
Lawrence Cawley, Mrs. Jake Hohl and
Mrs. Dye.
BRIGHTON.
Homer Bosworth who accompanied
his mother home from their touring
trip at different points in the ifrest left
for his home in New Mexico this week.
Mr. Barklett, the central agent has
purchased the James property in th©
south part cjf town for $500.
Jim Whistler and Jas. Green were
in Washington last veeK
T. P. Pierce has purchased the
Frank Hopkins property.
Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Smith of Way
land attended'the wedding of her
sister Llllie Edward to Chas. Duke.
Mrs. Will Hyde and Mrs. Rex Brier
have returned from a visit at Aina
Worth.
Mr. Cavehauph who has been taking
Mr. Reedy's place as agent at the
Rock Isl&qd depot spent the first of
last week visiting at Letis.
Miss Myrtle Pence of Fairfield vis
ited Mrs. Dan Prough last week.
Mrs. Overstrain of Lockrldge who
has been visiting her daughter Mrs.
Nettle Rancher his returned home.
Herschel Younfr spent a few days in
Brighton last week.
The members of the Christian
church gave a reception Monday night
in the church parlors in hdnor of the
Rev. C. C. Davis and wife who will
leave soon for their new Held of labor
in Charlton and also for Miss Juhe
Emery and mother who leave soon for
their new home in Falrfleld: About 160
were present to enjoy the evening
which was Speht in a social toay. The
orchestra furnlhsed music for the oc
casion and at a late hour refreshments
Were served, consisting of ice cream,
cake and coffee.
Carl Mann is the new cashier at the
Savings bank.
Miss Aldene Rich entertained her
's&hool and Sunday Schobl das* Sat
urday afternoon.
Mlfcs Kate Frazey visited her sister
Mrs. Frank McClean in Washington
last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Brown and
Nellie Jerrels are the parents of a
daughter bom Aprtl 24.
tlenry Rancher and Harry Conrad
were Lockridge visitors last week.
Frank Hopkins and wife of Colum
bu.- Junction are here called by the
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Rev. E. N. Hankins of Lovllla was
at Albla yesterday for the I. O. O. F.
celebration, after which he took the
train to Sperry, Iowa, to preach a
funeral sermon.
C. F. Auspach and wife of Bussey
were Albia visitors yesterday.
The new globes for the north side
electric lights have been put in place.
Thomas R. Longe. the Wabash
roadmaster who was injured at Har
vey yesterday was brought to the
Albla hospital but died in a few min
utes after arriving.
J. B. Johnson, the jeweller was a
business visitor in Oskaloosa this
week.
,M,,,EDDYViLLEMMMM
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schafer
Thursday April 28th, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake De Winter have
returned from Knoxville where they
have been visiting the parents of the
latter for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Criswell and
children of Oskaloosa are visiting rel
atives in Eddyvllle. Mrs. Criswell and
daughter Clarice will go to Albla to
visit Mrs. Criswell's sister who is ser
iously 111.
LOST.
LOST—TWO BLACK FOX HOUNDS,
south of Agency. Call new phone
3817 old 657.
WANTED.
WANTED—CATTLE AND HORSES
to pasture for summer, 187 acres ex
tra good pasture, living water, in
closed with 4 wire fence. Contract
before filled up. Prices reasonable.
Phone Farmers Mutual, Bladensburg
or address Agency Route No. 2 O. A.
Carter or C. E. Carter, old phone
741-B, Ottumwa.
WANTED— —TO BUY YOUNG
chickens. New phone 1267-L.
PO* RENT.
FOR 8ALE.
FOR SALE—PURE BRED ANGUS
bulls. Ed F. Oehler. Moravia, Ia.
FOR SALE—EGGS FROM PURE
bred Barred Plymouth Rocks, 75o
per sitting of 15, extra large, well
marked light Brahamas, pen head
ed by 13 lb cockerell, $1 per 15. Mrs.
W. C. McMichael, 1139 No. Elm
St. New phone 921-X.
FOR SALE—A 12 HORSE HUBER
engine, good as new. J. A. White,
West Grove, Ia.
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYE.- WANT
ed. Write for Ottumwa examination
schedule. Preparation free. Franklin
Institute, Dept. 980, Rochester, N. Y.
FOR SALE—PEDIGREED POLAND
Chinas. Three yearling sows, ,bred
in March. Choice fall pigs. Prices
reasonable. Geo. E. McGrew, R. No.
1, Selma, Ia.
Morris Williams
LARGEST AND BEST DRAFT
HOR8E MARKET WEST OF
THE MISSISSIPPI.
HORSES SOLD AT PRIVATE SALE
ON APPROVAL.
RALPH WILLIAMS
Has Charge of the Teaming Depart
ment. Will. Contract to Haul Rook,
Load 8and, do Grading, Excavating
and General Teaming Both Heavy
and Light. Phone 3041.
COMMON HOR8E8 LOWER.
All 'markets report decline of $J0
??15 per head in price for all horses of
the common class, which h,dudes
f'irm stock, southerners and the plain
variety of drivers. This was «=,a«itlv
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How They Got Their Names
Damasks comes from the city of Damascus satins from
Saytown, in China calico.from Calicut, In India, formerly oele*
brated for its cotton cloth.and where the printing of calico w»i
first tried muslin Is named from Mosollm, Asia alpaoa, an ani
mal of the llama species, whose wool serves to make thla falh
rlc taffeta ia named from a atreet In Bagdad cambrio from
Cambral gauze from Gaza baize from Bajao dimity from
Damietta jeans from Jean drugget Is derived from the name
of a city of Ireland, Drogheda duck is named from Torque, in
Normandy blanket ia called after Thomas Blanket, a famous
clothier connected with the introduction of woolens Into Eng.
land, 1340 serge derlvea Its nam© from Zerga, a Spanish name
for a peculiar woolen blanket velvet from tjie Italian vellutl,
which means woolly.
If you have something you want a name for, advertise for
It in the Want Column. Only l/£c per word each insertion.
no­
ticeable at last Friday's sale, inJ was
fot unexpected, for the season yf de
mand for these classes is practically
over for this year, and such horsos, if
bought at all, must be bought from
tit)@25 below the high point of the
year.
Btrictly first class draft horsos,
wagon horses and high class drivers
aro not quite so ready sale, as they
were but have not felt the decline in
price as the other classes have.
However, the entire horse situation
is in this condition that each week
from now on to mid-summer is likely
to mark some further decline in both
price, and demand. So the sooner you
sell the more you are likely to realize.
Regular sale next Friday.
MORRIS WILLIAMS,
Ottumwa, lows.
death of Mrs. Hopkins' mother Mrs.
Henry Koster.
The Rev. C. C. Davis pr ached his
farewell sermon at the Christian
church Sunday night.
•Irs. George Van Winkle has moved
into the Tom Marshall property.
KEOSAUQUA.
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Miss Helen Brady of Ottumwa has
been spending the waek In Keosauqua
with relatives and friends.
Misses Mayfra and Hope Stewart
and Miss Gretchen Denning came
down from Douds last week and spent
a few days with relatives.
The remains of Harold Long, son of
M*. and Mrs. Clyde Long of Keosau
qua wlho was accidently shot while
Out hunting ducks near his home at
CooperBtown. N. D., arrived here on
Wednesday. The funeral was held on
Wednesday at 4 o'clock. Interment in
the Pittsburg cemetery.
Mrs. John Young and little daugh
ter of Keokuk arrived Saturday for a
visit with her sister Mrs. Oliver
Phillips and family.
Lester Anderson, wife and baby re
turned Monday from a visit with rela
tives in Bonaparte.
Mrs. Walter Fickey departed Mon
day evening for Algoona to join, her
husband who Is manager of a tele
phone company and where they will
m&ke their nome.
Mrs. Geo. Savage ahd sister. Miss
Nellie Breen of Belott, Wis., arrived in
Keosauqua the first of the week to
spend the summer.
Mrs. John Lewis of Bloomfleld ar
rived in the city Saturday for a visit
with Mr. and Mrs. Lute Whitney.
George F. Smith went to Stockport
Friday on a business trip.
L. C. Limlnpr has traded his 30 pas
senger steam launch for a ten acre
farm near Keokuk.
T. C. Jackson went to Burlington on
Tuesday on a business visit.
Mrs. Ed Mason left Thursday for
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FOR SALS.
BLOCKY GOOD BONED 0H88TSI
White fall pigs .either sex. weigW
100
to 150 lbs at
FOR SALE—8 ANGUS BULLS. 1 YR
old, also 4 Poland China males, I
months old, good ones at low price*
Call and see them or writs. F. r.
Warner, Bloomfleld, Ia.
SOLDIERS AND THEIR WIDOWS,
For twenty-live years I have don«
pension work successfully. Writs ma
J. E. Houghland.^ Co. E 19th Iowa,,
Eldon. Iowa.
YOU WANT A FARM THAT WIH.
be a continual source of pleasure
and profit to you at most reasonable
price. Send now for list describing
over 200 farm bargains within
miles of St. Paul. 8om« of the most
productive corn, clover potato, dairy
and general purpbse land In Minne
sota and Wisconsin. And best mar
kets in Northwest. Address Franlii
Fredeen, Taylors Falls, Minn.
FOR SALE—60 ACRE FARM FOUH
mllfes east of Ottumwa 4 room
house. M-19-A, Courier.
ANCHOR WATERPROOF CON.
rrete blocks make a house absolute'
ly dry and free from repairs. Ou«r:
anteed. Everything in concrete. Ot«:
tumwa Concrete Tile Co.. Madison
Ave.
FOR SALE—A FEW MORE BUSH',
els of 1908 yellow seed corn. D. Mc
Sweyn, R. 3, Ottumwa, Ia. Highland
phone.
JOHN DEERE AND CASE. OLIH
Janney and Rock Island corn plantei
repairs. Jas. H. Shepherd, Ottumwa.
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PROOF OF WILL.
State of Iowa, Wapello county* S3*
in the district court.
To all Whohi It may Concern: hi
Notice is hereby given that an in-1''
strument in writing, purporting to beV{^i"*t
the last will and testament of Stephen
Green, deceased, was this da"
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$16
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to 120. 8!n«l{,
Comb Brown Leghorn eggs, I3.K
per hundred. Will Michael, Bel me
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iprcrdilC-",-'~
ed, opened and read by the undersign-?,
ed, and that I have Axed Saturday, theV*
21st day of May. 1910 as the day for^Ti/l
hearing proof in relation thereto. hi
Witness my official signature with/'
the seal of said Court hereto affixed,"'^,..,
this 30th day of April, 1910..
Geo. Phillips, Clerk District Court.
EXECUTRIX NOTICE.
Dated April 30th, 1910.
Carrie L. SmitH Executrix.
Burlington to visit her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Jas. Long.
Mr. and Mrs. Van Beer and llttle,'A'(
son of Valley Junction are In the city,"
visiting the former's parents Mr. and"
Mrs. Harry Beer.
Mrs. S. B. Seigle has returned to
her home at Pittsburg after a' two
weeks' visit with her daughter, Bmer-f%|
son, Ia.
Wm. Brownlee of Mt. Pleasant
spent Saturday and Sunday with
Rev. W. T. Stephenson left Monday
for Muskogee, Okla., called there by
the seflous Illness of his mother.
RICHLAND.
Curtis Martin has gon« to Cedar
Rapids where he will probably spend
the summer.
Mrs. India Hunt arrived in the city
from Des Moines last week. She left
today for Slgocrrtey where she will at
tend court as she hA« sued the Riley
Co'-le estate for 82.500 for work. The
suit is set for Tuesday.'The relatives
are contesting the case.
Attorney D. T. Stockman' of Sigour
ney was in the city Wednesday on
legal business.
Mrs. Kate Bergh has returned from
Harper.
A. C. Roblson and family departed
Wednesday for Guthrie Center, their
future home.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Livingston of
Montana, who were visiting relatives
here terminated their visit Wednesday
afternoon.
Miss Mary Lewis who spent a
couple of weeks near Washington with
her sister Mrs, Slmmerman arrived at
home last week.
Jas! Ferrell of Ollle who will be the
nominee on the Republican ticket at
the June primaries for state senator
from Poweshiek-Keokuk district to
succeed Dr. Clark, deceased, was In
town Monday looking after his in
terests politically.
The Rlohland Clarion which has
been owned and managed by H. J.
Hoogenakker has edited the paper for
John Chacey has bought the plant and
will take posession this week. Mr.
Hookenakker has edited the paper for
the last five years and has many warm
friends here. He has purchased a half
Interest in a furniture store in Guthrie
Center where he will probably locate.
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson SellarS vis
ited Tuesday In Olle wlU» 1
Reynolds family^.
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Notice is hereby srlven to all person*^ vM
interested, that on the 30th day of
April, A. D., 1910, the undersigned was
appointed by the Clerk of the District
Court of Wapello County, Iowa, E
ecutrix of the estate of Marion Smith,
late of said county. All persons in
debted to said estate will make pey
ment to the undersigned, and tnose^i,.
having claims against the same will?^
present them, legally authenticated to^*
said Court for allowance.
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family east of town. £|f
Miss Edna Wilson, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John Wilson has won thot^'i
highest markings in the class of 1910 ^'3#
In he os a a a W
reward Is a scholarship In a Des fim
Moines college.
Samuel Rickard, wife and daughter
of Seymour were called here Wednes-' '"WS
day by the death of their grandson.
Harold Loner.
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