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Subscribers wishing their address changed will please give the name of the Fostoffice to which the paper has been sent as well as the Postoffice where they desire it to be changed to. "local news items July clearing sale begins tomorrow. Three dozen trimmed hats $1.50, worth $3 to $4. These are good bar gains. Baker millinery, 222 East' Main street. A lot of trimmed bats at $1 in our Clearing sale.Baker millinery. Children's trimmed hats 49c in our July clearing sale, beginning Friday Baker millinery. Three dozen trimmed hats on sale, Beginning Friday, at $1.50, but worth $3 to $4. Baker millinery. Mr. and Mrs. Kent White returned home yesterday from Chicago, where they went on their wedding trip. Miss May Van Gent of Minneapolis, Minn., Is visiting with relatives in the city. Mrs. Mary Shaw and granddaughter Helen Shaw, leave tonight for a visit In Boston, Mass. Dr. L. D. Cramblit from South Da kota arrived today, called here on ac count of the Cramblit tragedy. .T. S. Swenson, 122 North Davis street, left this afternoon to attend the Cramblit funerals near. Dudley. Mr. and Mrs. John Strader, who re side on Church street, left for Dudley today to attend the funeral of rela tives. Fred Gilbert, 405 North Weller street, returned home last evening af ter an extended business trip through Oklahoma and Arkansas. Mrs. W. E. Knox, wife of Wapello pounty's sheriff, leaves this afternoon on Burlington No. 9 for Trinidad, Colo, where she will visit for two months with her sister, Mrs. Jennie Newnam formerly of Ottumwa. She will also visit in Denver both enrouto to and from Trinidad. Harry Skinner of Bloomfield passed through the city yesterday en route to Douglass, Wyo., to visit his brothers, Irvin and Melvis Skinner. Miss Dora McMillan left last night for a two monthB' visit with her sister who resides in Denver, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Skinner and son Merle, 728 West Mill street, left last Bight for Avery, Idaho, to make an extended visit with their son and brother, Cam Skinner. Misses Blanch and Katherine Ram eell, 1630 East Main street, left this morning on Burlington No. 3 for Col orado City, Colo., where they will spend the summer. Master Leonard Allott, who has been visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Allott, 1515 East Main street, for the past eight months, re turned to his home in Pueblo, Colo., this morning. Miss Nettie Langford, 1701 West Second street, has gone to Trinidad, Colo., to spend the summer. Mrs. I. B. Goldsberry and son Wil liam, 214 North Marlon street, and Miss Alice Clark, of Seymour, left this morning on Burlington No. 3 for points in Colorado and Oregon, where they will spend the summer. John burgess and Miss Mabel Bur gesB, 1020 North Court street, left last night for Waterloo where they will visit relatives. Miss Nellie Copeland, of Wichita, Kan., who has been visiting at the home of R. L. Stentz, 418 North Green street, has gone to Oskaloosa to visit friends. Mr. and Mrs. L. Stein, 326 North Washington street, are entertaining Miss Amy Petersberger of Dixon, ill., for a few days. Miss Ingburr Johnson, of Des Moines, who has been visiting at the home of William -Johnson, 509 Jay street, returned to her home last night. Mr. and Mrs. Bayne Hardsocg, who were married yesterday afternoon, left last night on the Rock Island for Pes Moines. Thomas Coen of St. Louis, is visit- I 4- i.., Ing with his mother, Mrs. M. E. Coen 507 North Court street, for a vacation period. Michael Crowley who has been in Ottumwa the past few days visiting his daughter Miss Nell Crowley, at St. Joseph convent, has returned to his home iu Helena, Mont. Your Neighbors Experience. How you may profit by it. Take Foley Kidney Pills. Mrs. 3. G. WhlUng, 360 Willow St., Akron, O., says: "For some time I had a very serious case of kid ney trouble and I suffered with back aches and dizzy headaches. I had specks floating before my eyes and I felt all tired! out and miserable. I saw Foley Kidney Pills advertised and got a bottle and took them according to directions and results showed almost at once. The pain and' dizzy headaches left me, my eye-sighi became clear and today I can say I am a well wom an, thanks to Foley Kidney Pills."— Clark's Drug Store Owl Drug Store. HINES DENIES LUMBER PEOPLE RAISED MONEY (Continued From Page 1.) rifch and Senator Penrose urged him to exert his influence to havo Mr. Lori mer elected. Mr. Hines denied In toto the testi mony of Clarence S. Fhink, general manager of the International Harves ter company, regarding the famous conversation at the Union League club in Chicago. Mr. Funk testified that Mr. Hlnes asked him for a $10,000 contribution to a $100,000 Lorimer campaign fund. Mr. Hines testified that Mr. Funk asked for an introduc tion to the new senator and for the privilege of contributing to his elec tion expenses. Subsequently he said Mr. Funk expressed disappointment over the outcome of the conversation with Mr. Hines, but continued very cordial, asking Mr. Hines to get him a seat in the senate gallery here last fourth of March and to introduce Mrs. Funk to Mrs. Hines, on one occasion last spring. Mr. Hines also contradict ed the testimony given by Wirt H. Cook of Duhiuth, Minn. He denied having telephoned from Mr. Cook's room in a Chicago hotel on May 26, 1909, that he would be down to Spring field on the next train with all the money needed in the Lorimer election. He denied also that he said that he had fixed to elect Lorimer to the senate. It was here that Senator Ken yon uttered his exclamation about prosecutions for perjury. Foley's Kidney Remedy Is particularly recommended for chronic cases of kidney and bladder trouble. It tends to regulate and con trol the kidney and bladder action and is healing, strengthening and bracing. —Clark's Drug Store Owl Drug Store. RECIPROCITY S FARMERS SAYSGAMBLE (Continued From Page 1.) products more than they do from the competition of nearby states. "I remember that speech perfectly," said Senator Cummins. Says Time Changed Views. "But it seems the senatoi is now almost inconsistent in his views," said Senator Williams. "I am not," said Senator Cummins. "Ten or even seven yearo ago there was not the danger from competition of Canadian farm products that there is now, when the United States almost ceased to be an exporter of such pro ducts. "But I am not addressing the senate now for the purpose of holding the tariff duties on agricultural products," he added. "I am pleading only for some justice in the arrangement so that when the removal of this protec tion comes, it shall be accompanied by some equal removal of the duties on the manufactured things which he buys." FUNERALS The funeral services over the re mains of George Gilbert, conductor on the Milwaukee, who died at the hos pital in Davenport yesterday after noon at 12:45 o'clock from injuries reoeived when run over by an engine at Buffalo near Davenport yesterday morning, will be held tomorrow after noon at 3 o'clock at the Congregational church in Marion, conducted by the Rev. Robert J. Locke, pastor of the church of this city. Interment will be made in the Marion cemetery. The remains were brought to Ottum wa last evening on Milwaukee No. 5. They will be taken to Marion tomor row morning at 10:15 o'clock. George Washington Gilbert was one of the oldest employes of the Mil waukee, having been in the service for the past thirty years. He was born in New Carlyle county, 111., September 17, 1854. At the age of ten he remov ed with his parents to Forester, 111., where he resided for a period of five years. He then went .to Marion, la., where he resided until his removal to Ottumwa several years ago. Besides the immediate family Mr. Gilbert leaves two brothers and four sisters, William of Beloit, Wis., Clay of Illinois and Miss Elizabeth Gilbert, Mro. Fannie Conrad, Miss Jennie Gil bert and Mrs. Sadie McGraw, all of Rockford, I1L MUNTERVILLE. The midsummer festival held here last Saturday was well attended. A nice sum of $95 was raised. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Benson and chil dren of Centerville visited over Sun day with Mrs. Benson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustaf Johnson. Quite a few from here attended the children's day exercises held at Christ liamsburg Sunday evening. Miss Marina Engstrom of Ottumwa is visiting at the John Kimblade home. Gather 687 Bushels of Cherries. Keosauqua, June 30.—Oven six hun dred gallons of cherries were picked and sold from the Hugh Horn orchard near Hillsgoro in one day and this picking had been going on some days before, (though not to so large an ex tent), and has been since. Perhaps in no one orchard in Iowa has so many cherries ever been marketed as from the Horn fruit farm this year, and this statement is based on the fact that the total of cherries gathered from the Horn orchard this year is about 5,500 gallons, or 6S7 bushels. SELL LAND IN THE ITALY OF AMERICA" W. R. LIGHTON WILL SELL YOU HOMES IN SUNNY ARKAN8AS —SEE HIM TODAY. We have 80,000 acres of fine land in the Ozark country of southwest Arkansas—"the Italy of America"— where lands are high in quality and low in price. This great tract we are subdividing for the home-maker. Liv ing conditions are ideal throughout the district Prof. L. H. Pammel of the Iowa State Agricultural college who has made a thorough examination of the property, reports this tract per fectly suited to fruit-growing, truck ing and general farming. We should be pleased to talk over the matter with prospective home makers or investors. We shall be at the Ballingall hotel for a few days. W. R. Lighton. J. H. Phillips. ORAKESVILLE. Miss Ethyl came Friday folks. Miss Fye of Burlington is visiting at the Rev. C. C. Jones home. Last Sunday at the parental Carr home occurred the marriage of Miss Bessie Carr to Milo Reno of Bunch. Rev. C. C. Jones performed the cere mony in the presence of seventy-five relatives and invited guests. They were the recipients of many useful and beautiful presents. They will make their future home in Bunch. Mrs. WIU Reynolds and children are visiting at the A. Hannah home this week. Mrs. Mary Goodlander and niece Miss Lottie and Mr. and Mrs. Irelan attended the convention in Ot tumwa last week. Little Ray Clarkson of Elm Grove visited last week at iho home of his grandparents Mr. or.d Mrs. William Clarkson. Misses Anna Clarke, Edythe Rothen stein and Irene Grant were Centerville visitors Tuesday. I BLAKESBURG. Mrs. John Torrence is visiting in York, Neb., with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson. Mrs. Fred Raymond and daughter Doris, visited Sunday in Moravia with Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Jordan. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Snow spent Sunday at the home of Homer Snow and wife near Brompton. Mrs. Charlotte Nelson is still very ill at her home here. Anvel Nelson of North Dakota is here at the bedside of his mother. Imogene Bromwell of Ottumwa is visiting friends here. Vera Tharp and Icel Wilson of Ot tumwa are visiting relatives here. Ellet Cohagan and wife are visiting relatives in Fort Dodge. Edward Fritz of Marysville, Mo., is visiting here with his father, Frank Fritz. Everret Rowe and William Wilson were Ottumwa visitors Monday. George Reading and Luella Irvin were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Tinsley Sunday. Dollie Cloyd of Ottumwa spent Sun day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Cloyd. Clara Peterson of Albia visited re latives here Sunday. WEST POINT. Miss Blanche Burns of Ft. Madison is visiting her father, A1 Burns. Mr. and Mrs. W. Hitchens and son of Centerville, are visiting Mrs. Kitch ens' parents Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Schrotoff. Mrs. William McCamon and son Robert of Ft. Madison are visiting a few days at the Thomas Avis home. The ladies of the Presbyterian church gave a lawn party at the Klopfenstein home Saturday evening. Ice cream and cake were served and a neat sum realized. Joseph Walljasper of Ft. Madison spent Sunday with home folks. Miss Blanche Carter of Danville, is visiting Jeanette Shepherd. Chicago De Lashmutt and family of Salem visited with Harry De Lash mutt and family Thursday. The ball game Sunday between Burlington and West Point resulted in the victory of 6 to 1 In favor of West Point. Mrs. King who has been seriously 111 is improving at preseiit. Mrs. Maggie Estes and son Albert, were oven Sunday visitors at West Point returning to Houghton Monday. Barney Jansen returned Monday from a three weeks visit with his daughter in Keokuk. Mrs. George Miller and daughter Ruby are spending a few days with Mr. Miller at MertinBVille at the bridge camp. Mrs. J. D. bobbins left today for Hillsboro to remain with her father during the summer. ELDON. Mrs. Ray Lane and daughter Mar garet of La Mar, Colo., are here visit ing her brother Ed Easton and family. Mrs. Rollo Erskine of Ottumwa is here visiting with relatives and friends. Mrs. F. S. Ray of Ottumwa is visit ing here this week with relatives. Miss Theron Barley who has been visiting here the past five weeks with her cousin. Katherine Barley, left Thursday for Fairfield to visit for a few days with her uncle, H. T. Barley, before returning to her home in Chicago. 111. Miss Mella Marshall of Brighton is here visiting her friend, Miss Bessie Cuuniugliam. V-«i5&<r.V.s "*T*.' ,\'i'^yj /'a:' ''Vjv"' i?:#'• Proctor of California for a visit with home Mrs. Jennie Le Baugh of Mystic vis ited at the parental Slage! home re turning to Mystic, on Saturday. Mrs. Courtney of Ottumwa spent last week with Mrs. Bonar. A party of ten young ladles spent Inst Saturday in the woods south of town. OTTUMWA COURIER. SATURDAY, JULY 1. WATCH THE DATE SEND IN YOUR SUBSCRIPTION NOW SO YOU WILL BE AHEAD. Look at the date on the label with your name on your Courier—do not let it get in arrears. Wo want all our subscribers to get caught up and paid ahead, then we will set a date after which all sub scriptions will be discontinued at their expiration. That is the reason we want you to get in the habit of looking at the date on the label on your paper. In that way all subscribers can tell at any time just when their subscription ex pires and can send to the Courier, the subscription price before the expira tion. So look at the date on the label now, and if you are not paid in advance, send money order, check or draft and we will credit the amount and send you a receipt. Now is the time to do it, Address, The Courier, Ottumwa, Iowa. OBITUARY Lucy Martin Davis. The visit of the angel of death to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lamm at J: 30 o'clock Sunday after noon left in its wake a pall of sadness and gloom by robbing the household of Mrs. Lucy Davis. Lucy E. Martin was born In Waidkin county. North Carolina, January 18, 1835, and depart ed this life June 25, 1911, age 76 years. 6 months and 7 days. She came to Iowa in 1852 and was united marriage to John Davis In 1856, and live on a farm south of Salem. Her husband preceded her in death. In her declining years she resided with her daughter Mrs. Lamm, who with her husband tenderly cared for their aged mother. During her last illriess her children, C. E. Davis of Moulton. la. Bert Davis, of Ashton, Mo. Mrs. E. J. Vincent, of San Pedro, Calif. Mrs. Jennie Clark of Frempnt, Nebr. Mrs. Sam Long, of Mt. Pleas ant: two sisters, Mrs. Jack of Fort Madison and Mrs. Sarah Wheaton, of Rantaul, 111., were here. Mr. Lamm's daughter Ola shortened here visit in California and returned home to be with her grandmother, and all that loving hands could do was done to cheer and relieve her suffering. The deceased was a member of the Friends church, an affectionate mother, a loy i\ and true Christian, showing by h?r daily and consistent life the faith that she professed. Her presence was a gentle benediction upon those around her, and as her loved ones stood around her bed to watch the last fleet ing' breath the angels opened wide the golden sates and th? revered mother entered into rest. She will he sadly missed t.i the home circle and by her friends. The last sad rites were held from tha Friends chuich at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. A large number of friends gathered to pay their last tribute of respect to the departed one as well *s sympathy to the grief stricken relatives. Impressive serv ices were conducted by the pastor Mrs. Edward Collins. Interment was made in Salem south cenieiery.—Contribut ed. MARS HILL. Lewis Deiters who has been working in Ottumwa is spending this week it home. A number of ladies gathered at tha home of Mrs. Will Shank Tuesday at a carpet sewing. Rev. Hormel, pastor of Miller's chapel made numerous this vicinity Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Warren and chil dren of Ottumwa were over Sunday visitors at the parental Mowery home. George Deiters 3nd daughter Mrs. Rippergei were in Ottumwa Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Sheets were in Ottum wa Friday. Mrs. Will Shank was an over Sun day visticr with her mother Mr? Buchanan. Mrs. Hormel of Ottumwa conducts a Bible class the last Friday afternoon of each month at Miller's chapel. La.'t Friday the meeting was largely at tended. Everyone is Invited to attend. WILLIAMSBURG. Evle Edwards, who, several years ago, graduated at the S. U. I. at Iowa City as an electrician and came here two weeks ago for tne purpose of put ting in .-in electric light plant in the new residence now in process of com pletion for his parents, has returned to his home at Cleveland, O. Miss Clara Springer of Chicago is here visiting at the J. C. Durr home and with other relatives and friends of this vicinity. John Fttzer of Pilot township wh" has been on a business trip to Chicago returned home Friday. Hon. Judge Howell and Atty. H. H. Havener of Marengo, were over Wed nesday evening calling on various friends. Will and Martin Hoy of York town ship transacted business in town Fri day and visited with various friends. The Misses Agnes and Ruth Woods of Parne?l. came up Saturday for an over Sunday visit at the James Egles ton home. Albert Maas of Hiiton township vis ited Saturday with his friends John Reisted and B. Petershagan. John Mahan of Iowa township transacted business at the bank Satur day and visited w.'th his brother Thomas. Jens Halverson of. near Marengo was in Saturday and visited at the home of his son. William Cash of Maple Leaf farm was in town Saturday arranging for the guilding of a new barn. Hugh L\ Hanson, who claims the dl^imtion of heing the first white bov born ir. Troy township, wns in city Saturday visiting old friends. John Wallace and J. J. Reynolds cf York township transacted business here Friday and .visited friewds. Terance Gallagher of route No. 3 was in the city Friday. R. L. Boyd who has been seriously ill for the past nine weeks is improv ing. T. R. Forbes of Davenport is here this week on business Mrs. John Kuch a».d daughter of route No. 3 visited Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Rom berg. G. P. Gallagher has gone to Excel sior Springs, Mo., for a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Will Topham of Green township were up Friday afterno-jn shopping and calling on friends. Miss Evelyn Durr who has been visiting with relatives and friends in sTSWnw *T:^t:. •v X9U. EDITORS MIXED AT FARMINGTON NEWSPAPER FIGHT OVER CITY AFFAIR8 RESULTED IN INJURY OF J. H. TAYLOR. Farmington, June SO.—(Special)— The climax of a newspaper fight over municipal affairs which the two Farm ington papers, the News-Republican and the Republican have been waging for some time, was reached yesterday afternoon about 2:30 o'clock when C. S. Bronson, foreman of the latter pap er, and in reality the editor, is said to have attacked Rev. J. H. Taylor, edi tor of the News-Republican near the latter's office and slashed his neck and arm with a knife. Although quite painful the wounds are not serious and Mr. Taylor will be able to be about in a short time. Bronson is now in custody of the constable awaiting the filing of charges against him. He has been un able to give bonds. The two men have been fighting through their papers over city affairs for some time. SEYMOUR. Mrs. Thomas Allison of Lanora, la., returned home Friday after visiting with her mother Mrs. Willis Cornet and family Mrs. G. H. Burkhlser'of Mystic was visiting in this city Friday with her mother Mrs. S. Morrison and family. Miss Ethel Ross was vlsitng in Mystic Sunday with relatives and friends. Mrs. Sanford Hudson and daughter Maggie returned Sunday from Numa where she had been visiting with her daughter Mrs. Maude Perry and fam ily. Charles Boysal went to Unionville, la., Saturday to visit a few days with relatives. Reed Barker was a business visitor in Centerville Saturday. David Babcock etumed Saturday from Tindall, Mo., where he had been the past week visiting with relatives and fishing on Grand River. Miss Maude Compton of Numa re turned home Saturday after visiting with her aunt Mrs. Lottie Cain and family. Sherma.i Bragg was visiting in Ot tumwa Saturday and Sunday on busi ness. Mrs. Maddeaux was visiting Numa Thursday wltn relatives. She was accompanied home by her grand daughter Ruth Clemens who visited with relatives here untli Sunday. Mrs. Sidney Voyce of Rathbun was visiting in this city Saturday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Peter Thomas and famfiy. Mrs. T. N. O'Neil and children of Columbus Junction, who have been visiting the past week with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Varney, left Saturday for Enid, Okla., where they will visit with her brother Pearl Var ney. Miss Pearl DeNoon of Ottumwa came Saturday to visit with her sister Mrs. John Evans and family. Mrs. Zcb Harris who has been visit intr in Ottumwa the past week with her mother Mrs. Lizzie Noel returned home Saturday. She went back Mon day. Seymour and Blakesburg ball teams played a gavme at the Perkins ball park Saturday. Blakeshurtr made two scores in the firrt of the third and remained .ahc-ad until the seventh when O'Brien calls through 10f geyniour knocked a home run and the base.-! being full, four runs were made. Firal score. Seymour 4: Blakes burg. 2. W. L. Brown wis a business vis itor in Numa Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. J. Steinberg were vis iting in Centerville Sunday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. A. Chapman and family. Mrs. J. C. Fox and daughters Mrs. G. W. Smith and Mrn Gertrude Mor gan left Thursday for Denver, Colo., where they will visrit with Elmer Mi! liken and family. Miss Lois Earnest went to Lineville, la., Sunday to visit a few days with her friend Miss Fae Cates. Miss Edith Long r,f Centerville re turned home Sunday after visiting with Miss Zena Miller for the past few days. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. De'aney went to St. LoUis last week to visit with rela tives. Mrs. A. MoCorkle of Wichita, Kans., arrived in the city .-Sunday for a visit with her uncle E. M. Sager and fam ily. Mrs. IT. 7. ord, Mrs. J. H. Runyon and Mrs. M. N'e-^ly and daughter Miss Anna were vMHnr with friends in Centerville Friday. Mrs. J. H.. Allred and daughter of Oskaloosr. returned i'nire P'inday after visiting w'th her parents Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Gaddis. J. D. Johnson went to Newton, Mi.. Sunday tr visit relatives. His wife has been there visiting for some time. Mrs. Harry Green stnd family went to Kansas Ci*y Sunday where they will mak? their home, Mr.'Green hav ing bought an interest in a blacksmith shop in that city. WilMe Banning went with Mrs. Green and them for some time. Duard n!rharf,ron of Ft. Collins, Col. came Sunday to visit with his father Thomas Richardson and family. Lincoln stnd Dayton iownships return-. ed home Friday. Rev. Father Glenn of St. Mary's who has been at Davenport, returned Sat urday. Mrs. Fred Spiilman and son are vis iting relatives and friends at Birm ingham. Mr. and Mrs. William Talbot of Boonevllle, Mo., who have been visit ing here at the J. G. Lortz and Samuel Evans homes, have returned home. Miss Ella Day who has been here in a local store, left Friday for her home in Chicago to spend ihe summer vaca tion. Last Sunday the annual mission fes tival was held at Si Paul's German Lutheran church In this city. The regular pastor. Rev. H. C. Koenig was assisted by Rev. J. H. Brammer of Lowden, la., who preached at the 10 o'clock service and 1 Rev. H. Biek owsky of Van Home, la., who conduct- T-«S!H- HOMECOMING AT AGENCY AOG. 16 ALL RESIDENTS WILL GATHER IN REUNION IN STRIBLOW'S GROVE. Agency, Jime 30.—All residents of Agency, and those who have left the little city for new homes, but who can not forget their old associations and friends who delight to get together in happy reunion, will gather here at Striblow's grove at the homecoming picnic, August 16. Old young look forward with the greatest to this as sembly to talk over old times, meet old friends and acquaintances and learn of the ppenings that have taken place since their departure. Those in charge of the homecoming are earnestly requesting that all who can possibly do so. no matter how far away, make Agency their home for August 16. A complete and appropri ate program is being arranged for. Many will be the remininseences ex char'- 1 Joe Muiherin and wife of Hiltoft childers. townshio visited Thursday afternoon Jirs. Mary Games has moved to this at the hone of the former's parents |ritvt occupying the Griff Davies prop Mr. and Mrs. John Muiherin. 'erty. Henry Halverson has gone to Min- 'ifie funeral of Firman Swank, an nesota for the purpose of attending toj0id time resident of Bloomfield was real estate interests. (held Tuesday. The funeral was held i.t Miss Mabel Edwaoda has accepted a I the home, being conduteed by Rev. position ns stenographer in a law fire at Marengo. by those present and perhaps it wi io the meeting of many a dear, old-time friend whom the other has not seen for many years. ed the afternoon .services. Special music had been prepaied for the oc casion. Visitors were here from Well man, Cohroy, Horn*stead and irom other localities in t.lie county. The M. E. church society are having the interio:- of their church repainted, varnished, papered, c-tc. J. Heitinan of Pil.jc township one of the early settlers of Iowa county, transacted business here Saturday. DL.COM FIELD. A Filipino will lecture at the Christian church Saturday evening on his country, h-s religion and IPW. A carnival is •showing here this week under the auspices of the fire men. Miss Hnttie Bellville of Des Moines is visiting here. Mif-s Edith Steckel has gone to Cen^ terville to join a party for a six weeks' tour of I'.urope. Joe Curl of Leavensworth, Kansa3 Zritr, visiting in the city. st8J with The Swastika club held an all day cession it the Walter Johnson home Tuesday. The out of town guests were Mr. Gussle Hamson of Denver, Miss Nellie LangensMn of Loveland, Colo., Miss Mollie Fleming of Cedar Rapids md Mrs. Dave Doke of Los An,geles, Colif. J. H. Stone of Kirksvilie, Mo., re turned home Monday, following a visit at the home of his so: Dr. B. R. Stone. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. K. Smith have re turned to their hom" at Des Moines after an extended visit with Mrs. Fmith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Robt. C. Moore, pastor of the Christian chinch. Interment occurred at the f. O. O. F. cemetery. Miss -F.Ila Clemmons who has been visiting friends at Bloomfield, return ed to her home at Paris. III., Monday. Mrs. John Gen tray who has been visiting at the pareninl F. F. Warner home has .returned to her home in Des Moines. Mrs. Wendell Mitchell was called to her hom" In Columbia, Mo., Tuesday on account "of'the very serious illness of her husband. Mrs. H. H. Le Masters of Purcell, Oklahoma, formerly Miss May Down ing. is visiting this week A, Owens home. at the John m^mrngimst Free! Free! We have now made arrangements whereby we can furnish free to our subscribers ,another elegant reference book. It is Hammond's HANDY ATLAS OF THE WORLD' This is one of the most useful books printed. It contains the latest census data, maps and statistics of all stated and countries, also a very detailed map] of the state of Iowa. Every home should have one of these Handy Atlases. We are pleased to be able to present this verf instructive work to our subscribers. The Daily Courier and this book will be sei postage spaid, upon receipt of $3.00 in advance subscription, or upon payment of $1.50 in advancj and seven cents to help pay for postage and packing) we will send the Atlas and the Daily Courier for six months or the Tri-Weekly for one year. THE COURIER Ottumwa, Iowa. We can send a copy of Prof. Gleason's cele brated Horse Book if you prefer it. Address HOPEWELL. Myrtle Walker and sons spentl few days test week at the J. M. Wa home. N. J. Sammons and wife and Sample were shopping in the cot seat Wednesday. Chas. Worrell and J. W. Johnal with their families called at the Wall er home Sunday afternoon. Allen Jones and sister Miss Ac spent Sunday with their parents. Mi Ada will remain for a week. Wm. Hunter took Rev. Snyder Blakesburg Monday morning. Jesse Helmiclt and sons Harmon) Louis delivered hogs in Ottumwa Tuesday. P.oy Samples spent Saturday nil at the Herry Burgess home. ST Fireworks For the 4th Every piece of our Fire works is new and per fect and absolutely sat isfactory in every re spect. Our assortment is larger than ever be fore in Safety Crackers Torpedoes, Roman Candles Pin Wheels Electric Sparklers Sky Rockets, etc. Come early and mal your selection. prices are sure to pl you. They are rock bot torn. THE FAIR 118 East Main*