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ij V- il |W*8 I a i'•' I milieu .,C •••... There was a spirit of friendliness existing In the league meeting at Bur lington yesterday that would shame any old. dove of peace. The schedule Elected to be used by the Central as sociation magnates was all to the glory as far as Ottumwa is concerned, and with the concessions made by the other cities in the circuit, its choice was made unanimous by the moguls present. Ottumwa had no kick against the chart, and President F. T. Lynch, who represented this city, sat back in his comfortable chair and watched the- display of magnanim ity of his fellows. First one town wanted a slight change and then an other expressed a desire for an altera tion. The chart was soon altered to please all, and President Lynch then moved its adoption. The motion car ried and the magnates then went into the grill room of the beautiful new Burlington hotel and treated the inner man. A summary of the opening,* closing and holiday games is as follows: All thfe clubs get nine Sundays. Burlington opens at home on May 3 with Ottumwa and gets the Fourth of July game with Kewanee. Ottum wa closes the season at home and gets the Fourth of July and Labor day games. Muscatine opens at home and gets Decoration day and Labor day. Keokuk opens at home and gets Fourth of July. Monmouth opens at home and gets Decoration day, and Galesburg opens at home and gets Fourth of July. Monmouth and Gales burg play against each other in eacb of the two holiday games named. Ke wanee gets Decoration day and Labor day. Will Not Repay Quincy. The matter of the repayment of tho release money, $2,500, to "Quincy, as ordered by the national commission, was informally discussed. President Justice read a letter from President Harry Hofer of Quincy, written at the time of the negotiations last winter in which he expressly waived all claim for a refund of the release money in case Quincy failed to secure a berth in the Three-I league. Other documents and newspaper comments written and made at the time are sufficient evi dence that Juincy forfeited all claim on the Central association regardless of what happened to it after the money was paid the Central association for release. The unanimous opinion of the directors present at the meeting was that the money should not be re funded, and any attempt to force this association to do so would be firmly resisted. Salary mnd used it with such satisfactory results that I sent for two large bottles, and I have up to this time used about half a 50 cent bottle with splendid success."—JAMES HYDE, Beebe, White County, Ark. Got Ease in Less Than Ten Minutes. MR. JAMES E. ALEXANDER, of North Harpswell, Me., writes: —"I am a horseshoer and subject to many strains in my back and hips which has brought on rheumatism in the sciatic nerve. I had it so bad one night when sitting in my chair, that I had to jump on my feet to get relief. I at once applied your SLOANS LINIMENT to the affected part and in less than ten minutes it was perfectly easy. I think it is the best of all Liniments." Sloan's Liniment does not need any rubbing. It's a powerful penetrant. Try it, for" Rheumatism, Sciatica, Sprains, Chest Pains, and Sore Throat. It gives almost instant relief.' Price 25c., 50c., and $1.00 at All Dealers. Send for Sloan's Free Book on Horsea. Address DR. EARL S. SLOAN, BOSTON, MASS. MAGNATES NOW NAVEGOODCHART MEETING AT BURLINGTON YES TERDAY WA8 CERTAINLY A LOVE FEAST LYNCH WAS THERE. Ottumwa Boss Sit# Back and Watches Concessions' Made by Pals and Then Makes Motion to Adopt Schedule He Likes Best. Limit to Be Observed. President Justice took occasion CASTORIA For Infants ani Childrea J&eKind You Have Always Bought ••it, Cured My Back" "For twenty-nine years I have been at intervals a great sufferer from rheumatism. During that time, no telling how many gal lons of the various kinds of lini ments and oils I have used and with but little relief. Recently, I was confined to my bed help less. I tried Sloan's Liniment seriously warn the managers and di rectors present that he intended to rigidly enforce the salary limit, and that anyone disregarding it would have to suffer the penalty. As the president has league funds in the treasury on which he can draw for fines against various teams he has a good opportunity to enforce the law. T. M. Hume, secretary of the Bur lington association, again made wis motion, making every day but Satur days, Sundays and holidays ladies' day, and a vote by cities showed he was making progress, the vote being a tie. As it takes a unanimous vote to change the laws of the association at a special meeting Mr. Hume has still along journey to travel before success crowns his efforts on behalf of the ladies. But he says he is encouraged and proposes to keep up the fight until he wins out. A motion to change the law so as to make the amount of money paid each visiting team $50, the home team to take all the rest of the receipts, minus the league's 10 per cent, got a majority vote, but as a unanimous vote is required to change a league law in a. special meeting the motion was lost. It "will be brought up again at the next annual meeting, when a majority vote will carry, and it is be lieved that the $50 guarantee rule will be adopted. WILLIAMSBURG. Fred Beunte of Sedalia, Mo., is here this week visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Klein. Miss Mae McEachran, county super intendent of schools of this county, came over from MSirengo Thursday for a visit at the home of her father and sister Miss Ella. J. A. Ogle and Arthur Lewis attend ed the funeral services of Obediah Dil lon at Marengo Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Sinn and Mrs. Andrew Kuch visited Tuesday with relatives and friends at Cedar Rapids. John Yoss of Fillmore township was In the city Tuesday and visited for a short time at the home of his brother Attorney R. W. Yoss. Miss Julia Boyd, a student at the S. U. I., came up Saturday for a visti at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Dan Boyd. Albert Willie of Reynolds, N. D., is here attending to some business mat ters and visiting with relatives and friends. William Cash, who has been in Chi cago attending a sale of Polled Angus cattle, returned home Thursday morn ing. E. W. Edwards made a business trip to Cedar Rapids Thursday. He is ar ranging to build a new modern resi dence on his lot in the south part of the city. Miss Ottie Lortz, a teacher in the schools of Gilmore City, Iowa came 'n Saturday and will spend the spring vacation at her home. County Attorney J. Kirby went to Cedar Rapids Tuesday to look after some legal matters in which he is in terested. M. J. McCarty of Green township, was un Tuesday transacting business and visiting at the home of his broth er Joe. The Misses Harriot Moon and Luella Keil visited Tuesday with friends at Cedar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Durr who have bee.i visiting with relatives at Deep River, la., returned home Thurs day. Miss A^nes McConnell, teacher in the local high school, who visited with relatives during the annual Spring va cation, returned Saturday and assumed her duties in the school last Monday. Bears tne Signature oi REGRET DEATH OF CAPTAIN EGAtt OTTUMWANS WHO WERE FORM ERLY ASSOCIATED WITH DEAD VETERAN EXPRESS GRIEF. The death in California of Captain Timothy Egan, an uncle of Miss Stella Colgan, 715 West Main street, and an old time resident of this city, has been the source of expressions of sincere grief from his many Ottumwa friends, Mr. Egan, after leaving Ottumwa some twenty years ago, went to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he engaged in the mining business, To Salt Lake City, his death is a keen loss, as will be seen by the following editorial con-, tained in the March 22 issue of the Salt Lake Telegram: Capt. Timothy Egan died at the sol diers' home near banta Monica, Cal., a week ago today. His family in this city did not hear the news for four days after his death. He had been in the soldiers' home since last August. He was aged 72. Alter a leng life of active work he suddenly broke down physically and a little later it was no ticed that he was no longer quite him self mentally. The sudden col'ipse of business that came upon this city last spring found his business very much complicated, and being of a shy, eensitive nature, he ccyld not stem the tide. He was a native of Boone ville, N-. Y., and was born in 1838. His father was a prominent man before him in New York held many respon sible stations, and he impressed his family lis they grew up that man can bear anything in this world except dishonor. Timothy Egan was in busi ness when the great war came, and he dropped it and immediately enlisted. When his first term of enlistment ex pired he went back to bis home ^nd recruited a regiment of which he was made captain. That regiment bore a conspicuous place in all the battles of the army of the Potomac, and the cap tain was in every one except for four months when he was laid up with grievous wounds. He went out of the service on an honorable discharge as one of the bravest of the brave. Then he went to Iowa and engaged in busi ness and was there until he came here twenty years ago. He was a daily figure on the stock exchange and on the streets here. He was known by everyone, he had the full respect of .the whole city. All of his hopes were centered here and even after his mind had been touched by disease, the let ters he wrote back from the soldiers' home remain the consolation of his wife and children, for writing to them in whatever else he had begun to fail, there was no fading of the affection he held for them or for the flag under which he so splendidly served. Another paper in Salt Lake City re fers to Captain Egan's death as fol lows The many friends of Captain Tim othy Egan were very much grieved to learn of his sudden death, which oc curred in California last Wednesday morning. While in poor health for many months, yet the news of his death came as a great shock to his family and friends. Captain Egan was well known in Salt Lake, where he resided for twen ty years, and was universally loved and esteemed by all who knew him. While living here he entered the busi ness of a stock broker, which he fol lowed until a few months ago, whqp his health, having failed, he was obliged tQ retire from business. Mr. Egan, socially a3 well as from a busi ness point of view, was reckoned as one of the leading citizens of the city, and his death is much lamented by the community. Mr. Egan was essentially a self-ea ucated and self-made man. While yet very young he entered the army and here he completed his education by studying at night at every available opportunity. It was in the year 18(51, when the civil war was in progress, that he entered in the Thirty-fifth New York infantry and became a member of Company F. He was urst stationed with the regiment at Elmi ra, N. Y., and later at Arlington Heights, where he and his comrades assisted in building the fort. They engaged in various battles and skirm ishes, and here Mr. Egan was wounded receiving a bullet in his foot and left leg. He was confined in the hospital at Georgetown, and after an absence of four montns he rejoined his regi ment at Hotchie river, and was com missioned captain in 1863. He was assigned to the Fifth corps under General Warren, where he remained until the close of the war. In 1868 Captain Egan was married, near Watertown, Jefferson county, N. Y., to Miss Mary Benort, a native ot northern New York. By this union three children were born, of whom only one, a son, Alfred, survives. Captain Egan was a most devout Catholic. He took keerf interest in all church affairs, and did all in his pow er to further Catholicity. His body now lies in California, but before long will be brought here to rest beside his beloved brother in Mount Calvary cemetery. While Salt Lake friends were unable to attend the funeral services, yet their hearts were there, and many fervent prayers were of fered for the repose of his soul. As a friend, he was kind-hearted and true to the unfortunate he was one of the most charitable of men. His large-heartedness, generosity and every act marked him a true gentle-, man. He was a typical Irshman, pos sessing all the characteristics of the Celtic race. Captain Ec&n is survived by a wid ow and son, who sadly and deeply mourn his loss, and to them their many friends extend most heartfelt sympathies in this hour of their trouble. Lee Kinder Up if iwi ftSiiiStSi'fo ii .... 1 v.-i-iiMigiiiaiWiawA Before Court Again. Albia, April 1.—(Special.)— Mayor Berry will have his first liquor case next Friday, April 7. Lee Kinder, who paid a fine and costs to the tune of $930, about one week age, was found in possession of two more cases of whisky yesterday and will be brought to trial on the above data, mm 'IjKpS OTTUMWA COURIER, TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1911. DR. HARGETT IS MAKING GOOD FORMER OTTUMWA PASTOR HAS A VERY 8UCCE8SFUL YEAR AT EMPORIA, KANS. Dr. H. W. Hargett, formerly pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church of this city, is meeting with great success in his new field at Em poria, Kansas, which will be pleasing news to his many acquaintances in Ot tumwa, especially the congregation of his former charge. In speaking of his work the Central Christian Advocate iu a recent issue says: "First church closed. the last con ference year in a gratifying manner. During the year* there were 179 ac cessions to the church, 71 by letter and 108 on probation. The pastor, Dr. H. W. Hargett, conducted the revival services. District Superintendent Bas com Robblns preached three times and rendered valuable service. The old in debtedness has been reauced $2,225, this amount being paid during the year. Eleven hundred dollars w^re ex pended for improvements, indluding the Installation of new furnaces. Tht) b'enovolent apportionments have all been met in full and some more than fuil.-One hundred dollars was added to. the pastor's salary. A unanimous re-' quest frdm the quarterly conference was sent to the annual conference for the return of Pastor Hargett for an other year at an increase in salary of $400. AVE../. P. H. Hynes, wife and daughter were at Omaha and Des Moines last Satur day and Sunday. Burt Woods of I.enox, la., who was in attendance at the Iowa Threshers' convention at Des Moines, came to Avery last week where he visited with the Moore and Forsvthe families. John G. Evans and wife spent Sun day wi£h the lattoT's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Applenuin. Rev. Lewis who sold his property recently to Mr. Swan son of Frederic, will move to Des Moines, where ne has been the past week. The Avery Sunday school are mak ing arrangements for an Easter pro gram which will be held in the oper-i house. The Avery school board met Monday night and transacted such business as came before it. The newly elected di rectors sworn in were Chas. B. Thomp son and J. W. Richter, whose term of office begins July 1. The following teachers were elected for the coming school year: Prof. Harry Leedham, principal Winnie Evans, Edith John son, Miss Sheldon, of Victor, la., prim ary department. Prof. Leedham and Miss Evans were retained for another year. O. C. Huston, president of the board, handed in his resignation, ow ing to his going on his claim in Wyom ing. W. A. Smith was elected to All the unexpired term of Mr. Huston, also as president of the board until July 1. J. W. Richter was elected as president of the board after July 1. The members of the present school board are W. A. Smith, president Simon Phillips, Al Bridges. W. A. Stewait, Claude Kitter man, treasurer Frank Allen, secretary and A. J. Warr. Mrs. Frank Allen entertained the Ladies' Birthday club at her residence Thursday. Joe Davies sold his residence prop erty here to Mr. Angel. Mrs. R. M. Clapp was an Ottumwa visitor last week. Jessie fenilth entertained the Ladies Aid last Wednesday. Mrs. Van Matre entertained the Ladies* Aid society today. 4, HILL.SBORO. R. E. Allen who has been visiting in Mt. Pleasant the past two weeks re turned home a couple of days ago. Misses Birdie Teter and Lovilia Copeland attended the teachers meet ing in Salem Monday. Mrs. H. N. Wright and children at Mt. Pleasant were called here by the serious illness of Dr. Allen. John Hull, La Vere Boley and Dave and Burnett Hlxson attended the Woodmen dedication in Keosauqua Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Rex.'Carter who have been at the John Carter home the past three weeks left Monday for Mt. Pleasant where they will visit a few days before leaving fo their homd in St. Joseph, Mo. The two months' old baby of Milt Stillwell died Sunday and wa» buried Monday. The mother was burled a week ago. Hattie Mogel went to Salem Sunday for a short visit. Miss Birdie Tracy of Rome is visit ing her sister Mrs. J. E. Elliott. Rev. Wales preached at the Christ ian church Sunday morning and even ing. He has been engaged by that church for the comin? year. Miss Lottie Copeland who is teach ing at Mt. Union is spending a week's vacation with her mother here. Joe Wise is now employed as har ness! maker at the Copeland Hardware store. C. F. Hoaglln and wife were called to Fairfield Thursday to attend the funeral of a cousin. They returned on Friday. Mr and Mrs. McGrath of Keokuk are visiting at Dr. Harlan's. Mrs. Belle Harper of Fairfield was called hete by the Illness of Dr. Al, len. Mrs. Lucy Bell of Birmingham *s visiting at the home of C. E. Logan. Mrs. Ray Hi*8on and son Roger are visiting relatives in Fort Madison this week. Hattie Mogul visited in. Salem the latter part .of the week. An entertainment will given by home talent the latter part of next week. Jap Students as Rooters. Iowa City, April 1.—Japanese stud ents in the University of Iowa have organized a rooting club to make a noise for the tall team from Waseda university, Japan, when it meets Iowa this spring. The Japs say they are not disloyal to Iowa, but, as they ex press it, there are plenty of Americans to yell for Iowa, and they feel that if they do not yell for Waseda no one ^M Hamashinma, of Tokio, Japan, has 'been elected yellmaster of the club It is probable that the entire Cosmopolitan club, which consists of foreign students in the university, will be invited to join the Japs in rooting for the visitors. pW#Wft my,.}••••'•, *5 CHARITON HOST TO THE KNIGHTS ANNUAL CONVENTION OF 25TH DI8TRICT A GREAT SUCCES8. Chariton, April 1.—^Special— The annual convention of the Knights of Pythias of the 25th district of Iowa, was a great success. About one hun dred and fifty Knights, several of them accompanied by their wives, were pres ent. The 25th district of Iowa is com prised of the counties of Lucas, Clarke, Decatur, Wayne and Appa noose. The meeting was held in the Pythian temple, and was called to or der by A. J. Werts, C. C. An address of weleome by H. W. Gittinger was re sponded to by K. E. Sallman of Cory don, and Editor J. L. Long of Osceola. Splendid addresses were made by Grand Chancellor Dr. J. F. Cole of Oel wein John H. Merckens, G. K. of R. S., Mt. Pleasant Mr. Steele, S. I. G., of Cincinnati, Iowa Dr. J. N. Mc Coy and Jas. A. Clark of Corydon. The third rank was conferred by St. John's lodge, No. 32, of Osceola, and the work was exemplified in an excellent man ner. In the e^enirtg a social session, with a dance, was held, and was great ly enjoyed by the large crowd present. The delegation from Leon was accom panied by the Leon band, which dis coursed fine music. The leader, Beit Tansey, formerly resided here. The Firemen's band of this city, also ren dered seeveral pleasing selections. WILLIAMSBURG. The Misses Julia and Ada Schichtl of Cedar Rapids who'visited last week at the home of their sister Mrs. J. F. Kirby have returned home. David Owens of Lime Spring, la., Is here for a few days' visit with his brother Robert. The Misses Jennie Williams and Norma Lorts, teachers In the. North English schools came up Friday night for a visit with parents and other relatives. John Nash purchased a barn of «T. H. Leasure and had the same moved last week to his Tot in the Yoss & Wallace 2nd addition JVIrs. George Oldenberg and son, who visited last week with relatives and friends at Sigourney, returned home on Saturday. Miss Sarah Gustavison left Satur day for a visit with relatives at Con roy, la. Mrs. C. England and Miss Belle Hastings visited here for a short time Friday while enroute to Des Moines, where they will spend a few days vis iting with relativ.es before returning to their home at Wellman. Ellis Lloyd had a car load of hows on the Ottumwa market last Friday. H. Halverson of near Conroy was in town Saturday and visited for a short time at the home of his son H. A. Halverson. Mrs. R. Watkins visited Saturday at the home of her parents, Hon. and Mrs. Ed Boland. Workmen are now completing the new modern residence of R. E. Mc Swiggen and Louis Von Hoene. Miss Folrcnce Nelson who has veen here for 1. few days' visit at th= rne of her Mrs. F. Talbot, left Saturday night for Evanston, 111., t' resume her work in the Northwestern university. Mrs. Chris Wetzel and baby we. over Sunday visitors with relatives and friends at Cedar Rapids. David Roberts and wife left last Saturday for Marengo, where they will spend a few days visiting at the home of the latter's parents and with other rel'.i lives and friends. H. D. Hlnkley left Saturday morn ing for Lone Tree, la., for a visit at the parental home, and ,to assist in the celebration of his father's birth day. John Furlong of East Troy was In Saturday meeting friends and trans acting business. Stanley Williams a young business man of Cedar Rapids came down on Saturday night and visited at the home of his parents. John Yates and wife left Saturday for a visit at the home of their son, Robert at Ottumwa. Walter Smith of Peoria. 111., came In Monday for a visit at the home of his brother Fremean and other relatives ot this vicinity. Will Richards of route No. 5 was In town on business Monday. Rev. E. C. Brooks went to South Amana Monday night to meet his wife's mother who will visit at the Brooks home for a few days. George Dane and wife of York town ship were in Monday and visited at the home of the former's mother. H. Kehlehbach has commenced work on the foundation of his new residence in the Yoss & Wallace 2Md addition. W. E. Evans who visited last week in Cedar Rapids returned home Mont day. BIRMINGHAM. Dr. I. H. Britt moved his family to Batavia, where he will locate. Miss Emma Nelson has returned home from Fairfield. where she has been visiting relatives' for several weeks. Jerry Brannam, a former resident of this vicinity, father of Milt Brannam south of town,, died at the Ottumwa hospital Monday afternoon at 2:30 and was brought here for burial Tuesday evening. Mr. Brannam was struck by a train while crossing a track and wss dragged by the engine pullingsthe Rock Island passenger. Mr. Brannam with his wife and two brothers were en route to Birmingham for his wife's health. He was 71 years old. Funeral services jvere held Wednesday after noon. Mrs. Lillie Davidson of Pleasant Plain visited the latter part of the week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charley Nelson. Mrs. Jessie Sipll.nan and little son of Willlamsbur ,1a.. Is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Coun tryman. Misses Nettie and "Pauline Shott vis ited In Fairfield the latter part pf the W66k. Rev. Anderson of Fairfield is here helping with the Free Methodist re vival meetings this week. |K. BLAKESBURG. $ Everett Rowe went to Ottumwa Tuesday on business. James Newell and family left Tues day for Oskaloosa where they have located. 7 4 BILIBOARDCAUSE OF HAPPY MEETING FAMILY OF HOWARD TRUESDELL, ACTOR, MEET8 AFTER 20 YEARS AT BLUFFS. Council Bluffs, April L—Almost as strange as though it had jumped Mr. Truesdell is now visiting with his family at 634 Washington avenue, Council Bluffs. His home is now In New York. Mrs. Herwig's mother, Mrs. Truesdell, has been visiting in Council Bluffs for .some time with her daughter and a meeting between hus: band and wife was brought about im mediately. The family is now re united. Mr. Truesdell will retire from the stage this week. Mr. and Mrs. Herwig came here from Salem, Ore. The former home ot the Truesdell family was western Pennsylvania. Mr. Herwig has been ordered to Helena, Mont., where he will be employed Installing a power plant in the state capltol of Montana. Dr. L. Torrence and son Dean were rn the county seat Wednesday. Harry Townsend was in Ottumwa on Wednesday on business. Mrs. Scott and children are visiting relatives in Oskaldosa. Miss Jones who has been assisting in the revival meetings here as singer, has returned to her home in Oska loosa. Married Sunday, March 26, at tho home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eli Swalm of Blakesburg, Hattie Swaim to Henry Lefitter, Rev. O. Swan performing the ceremony. The newly married couvle will reside on a farm 8 miles south of town. Mrs. Ida Harlan was an over Sun day visitor with relatives and friends in Ottumwa. The town election passed off quietly here. Geo. Smith wa.: re-elected as mayor. EDDYVILLK. Miss Oeorgia Elder and Miss Reyn olds of Albia visited over Sunday with their friend Miss Pearl Williams. Wm. Longcor and family left Tues day for Neta, S. D., where they expect to locate. Miss Emma Nye was called to Eldon aturday to act as one of the Judges in a declamatory contest which took place Saturday evening. Miss Fae Watkins who has employ men in Ottumwa spent Sunday with her parents In Eddyville. Mrs. Helen Schafer is visiting with friends in Oskaloosa this week. Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson and daughter of Albia, Mr. and Mrs. Mel Johnson of Sawyersville, 111., Mr*. Chas. Johnson and ,two children and Mrs. James Cooper of Sawyersville spent Sunday in Eddyville visiting at the homes of Boss Phillips and Mrs. Coolwyne. Miss Maude Gray is visiting friends in Pella this week. Mrs. H. Dial pf Laddsdale and Mrs. L. Rugglcs of Oskaloosa are guests tit the Pet Baker home this week. Mrs. Agnes Cawley and daughter Clo$ are visiting In Ottumwa this week at the Lawrence Cawley home. Mrs. Geo. Chord is spending the week in Oskaloosa visiting at the Cal vin Chord home. I. A. Wormhoudt was a business caller In Pella Monday. BIDWELL. Miss Clara Lathrop Is visiting at the Newton Shield home near Amador Mrs. C. H. Johnston and Mrs. Ed ward Wilklns of South Ottumwa vis ited relatives here a few days last week. Mrs. Scott Johnston visited Thurs day near Blakesburg at the Lee Cloyd home. Mrs. Catherine Lewis celebrated her 78th birthday anniversary Saturday. An elegant repast was served at noon. The day was enjoyably spent Those present were her children and grand children, and were as follows: Mrs. Wm. Taylor, Mrs. Maggie Thompson, Mrs. Noyes Canfleld, Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Lewis, Misses Carry Anderson and Ada Taylor Messrs. John Lewis, Selmon Lewis, Herald Canfleld and MaHA iirarts. Mrs. Palmer Chismwn of South Ot tumwa visited relativ. here last week. The- Bidwell Fa»*nnsrs' Telephone company held a business meeting at the Chrlstlanburg township house re cently. Omer and Scott Johnston sold their shares to the Bidwell company. They Intend to purchase shares In the Pleasant home company, which has a line extending to Ottumwa. The citizens of Polk township met Saturday evening at the township house at Christiansburg, and held au enthuasti: good roa^s meeting. Sever al eloquent addressts were made. A society was organized, which was named Polk township Good Roads society. Henry Canfleld was elected president for the ensuing year and Roy Gates, secretary and treasurer. Mr. and Mrs. Lather Lathrop of I* -V I *i f9f out of a romantic novel is the story of the reunion of the family of Howard Truesdell, the actor, after twenty years of estrangement and separation. The fartlly were reunited in the Am erican theater in Omaha last Sunday where the father has been* playing in vaudeville. He was so surprised that he could hardly speak for a time. He had heard, he said, that his wife had remarried and that his daughter had died. His wife is not remarried, but his daughter is married to F. A. Her wig, who has been at work installing the heating fixtures on the federal building. She is the mother of a fine daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Herwig were on the streets last Friday and were attracted by a bill board on which was a poster advertising Howard Truesdell & Co., at the American theater in Omaha. Mrs. Herwig remarked on seeing the name: "Why. my father's name is Howard Truesdell. I wonder if he is the one named on the poster there?" "Well, remarked Mr. Herwig, "let's go over to the American and see." Sunday afternoon tkey went to Omaha and found Mr. Truesdell at the theater preparing for the perform ances of his act. They introduced themselves by their present names as Mr. and Mrs. Herwig, and he in the usual courteous formal way asked what he could "do for them. Then they began to ask questions and his daughter revealed her identity. Mr. Truesdell was so astonished that he could hardly speak for a moment. BAKING POWDER That Makes the Baking Bitter Failure* an almost ImpoaalMa with .Calumet. We kaow that it wttl give you bettor reenlta. We kaow that the bakins will be jarer —more wfcilwiai. We luiew that it win be more evenly raiaed. Aad we know that Calumet la more economical, both in its uae and coat. We kaow these thins* beoanaa we have put the quality Into it—we. have seen It tried oat in even- way. It is used BOW in mllliona of homes ana Its sales ere snowing daily. It is the modern baking powder. Have yon tried it? Calumet is highest in quality— moderate in price. Received Hl«heat Award— .World** Pare Feed Fwdtfain. Fumade by the tfl*! ET BAKING CHICAGO South Ottumwa visited relatives and friends here briefly last week. Scott Johnston has sold his farm to Omer Jaanston and purchased the late L. S. Gosney farm. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rosey were transacting business at Bear Creek on Saturday. Mrs. Catherine Johnston who was quite ill last week is improving. Mrs. .Margaret Dixson visited Mon day with friends near Albia. Wilford Chisman 'a working on a. farm near Dahlohega. PACKWOOD. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wilson of Milton returned home Saturday after a pleas ant visit v/ith Mrs. Wilson's sister Mrs. N. A. Orcutt. Mrs. Grimes of Wapello returned home Sunday after a two days' visit with her daughter Mrs. Oscar Sterg leder. Merle Mitchell arrived home Monday from Minnesota where he had been with 'a car of horses. Mrs. Catherine Blackmer was an over Sunday visitor' with friends at Wayland. Friends here have received invita tions to attend the marriage of John Abrahamson and Miss Lola T^aris at Morning Sun April 6. Miss Faris Is a former Packwood girl. 4 —f Fred McClain who has been working at Panama for the last two years Js visiting friends and relatives here. McKay & Co. have begun work 011 their building on West Main street. The structure will occupy two lots. The one where the Stephenson building: and one owned by P. L. Mitchell were destroyed by flre last winter. The building will be 50xS0 feet with base ment. It will be built and finished In the latest design and will be used for a restaurant on one side and meat market on the other. T*" A a PLEASANT GROVC Bob Corrick of near Bunch was a guest at the Martin Smith home Wed nesday. George Marain of Richland visited at the H. M. Morain home the past week. Miss Mamie Smith left Saturday for Bloomfleld for a visit with relatives and friends in that city. Mrs. Martin Smith and daughter Elberta were guests at the Lawrence Harward home a few days of the past week. Albert Brooks and family moved Into thfeir new home Wednesday. Miss Mamie Denning of Eldon is spending a few days at the Ike Brooks'. R. E. Pottorff and Willie Morain were callers in Ottumwa^ Friday. House cleaning and garden making^ seems to he the order of the day is this vicinity. Trenton Fine spent Thursday after noon with Orval Lulgley. Lawrence Harward and wife were guests at the Martin Smith hontf Friday. Forrest Smith was a guest of Orval Luiggley Friday afternoon. LOSE EASTER SUITS Des Moines, April 1.—Des Moines police are searching for a man known as R. C. Meneray, upon complaint of three hundred members of the "Neat Dressing club" who claim that Mene ray has beaten them out of $7,500, money paid for new Easter suits, not one of which has materialized, and Meneray himself has disappeared. The man had a lottery scheme. The three hundred members were to pay him 4 dollar a week for thirty weeks. Ten suits were drawn every Saturday night and all suits to he furnished by Easter. The drawings did not come off last Saturday night, nor have any of the suits been delivered, and the police were called upon to investigate. No traoe of the missing man can b« found. V, & •«. itr ..