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a TO ?$*. f- W2*. IF-ii ^UTr. I DON'T JH»NK I w»N^6*vr^O cce*R.v_x vm* r**MEVrtON "rA.UK. A8ovrr*HAT 'N TH6 R»N^w ste^TA -R.CH.eft, €TC. SAY, Ml/rT-, TP,LK A Boer AGRgAT ft_AC£ CAN VO(J (MA&(N£ /$£ *U| p, OLives MEN WANTED—PREPARE FOR automobile chauffeurs and Mechanics earning $100 to $200 monthly. Large new training shops. Guarantees sat isfaction and higher quality gradu ates than any private school. Address MEN WANTED—PREPARE FOR automobile chauffeurs and Mechanics earning $100 to $200 monthly. Large new training shops. Guarantees sat isfaction and higher quality gradu ates than any private school. Address MEN WANTED—PREPARE FOR automobile chauffeurs and Mechanics earning $100 to $200 monthly. Large new training shops. Guarantees sat isfaction and higher quality gradu ates than any private school. Address I 7^5 I 1867—Order of Knihts of Pythias established in Baltimore. 1885 First electric railroad was operated in America for actual commer cial service. This was the suburban railway between Baltimore and the village of Hampden. The third-rail system was used, from which the current was taken by a sliding arm. It will be noted that both the third rail and the over head trolley systems were suggested by Baltimore experiments. In fact, it may |e claimed that both of these systems were first put in practice here. 1885 The first electric locomotives '"Were put in use on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. 3903—The largest floating drydock in the world was contractod for by the Maryland Steel Co., Sparrows Point. National Auto Training Ass'n.. Om aha, Nebr. National Auto Training Ass'n.. Om aha, Nebr. National Auto Training Ass'n.. Om aha, Nebr. WANTED—25 MEN TO CHOP EX celsior wood. Good pay and steady work. Write Chittenden & Eastman WANTED—25 MEN TO CHOP EX celsior wood. Good pay and steady work. Write Chittenden & Eastman Co., Harvey, la. Co., Harvey, la. WANTED—A COMPETENT COOK. $7 a week. Also good second girl. $5 week. Mrs. T. D. Foster, corner Fifth and Market. WANTED—FARM HAND DONALD McSweyn, *.7*0. 3, Ottumwa. High land N .. Some Things Baltimore Achieved 0j:yi'i" First and When They Happened The following is a list of some of the important things that for the first Ume occured in Baltimore: 1776—General Washington invested with dictatorial powers. 1784—First balloon ascension in the United States. 1784—First Methodist Episcopal church in the United States organized. 1784—First city in United States to print calico, weave silk and refine luiar. 1788—First glaBS works established. 1790—Rev. John Carroll consecrated the first Catholic bishop of the United States. 1794-^-Fort McHenhy, first United States fort, erected. 1795—First marine insurance companies established. 1810—First metallic writing pens made in the United States manufactured Baltimore. 1815—Cornerstone of the first monument erected to. the memory of George Washington was laid. 1816—First gaslight company in the United States was organized, and Baltimore was the first city to adopt illuminating gas for street lamps. 1819—First lodge of Odd Fellows in the United States organized by Thomas Wildey. 1827—First railroad in the United States, the Baltimore & Ohio, was chartered in 1827. The cornerstone was laid July 4, Do you take advantage of the opportunity^ to use the Courier Want Ads. Wanted. Wanted. WANTED—TIRES TO SET. WE have a new and up to date hydraulic tire setter. Set tires while you wait. WANTED—TIRES TO SET. WE have a new and up to date hydraulic tire setter. Set tires while you wait. Satisfaction guaranteed. Come in and see the machinery work. H. C. Williams, 227 W. Main. Satisfaction guaranteed. Come in and see the machinery work. H. C. Williams, 227 W. Main. For Sale. For Sale. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE—FOUR good houses in Ottumwa, very con veniently located, that bring in $650 in rents each year. Will sell reason ably, or exchange for a goo| farm in Wapello or some adjoining county. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE—FOUR good houses in Ottumwa, very con veniently located, that bring in $650 in rents each year. Will sell reason ably, or exchange for a goo| farm in Wapello or some adjoining county. If interested write J-l-C care Courier Ottumwa, Iowa. If interested write J-l-C care Courier Ottumwa, Iowa. SOUTHERN IOWA FARMS FOR sale or trade, Baldwin Agency, Un ion ville. .v\ -."At*' 1/ F'RVT W€ ORAWIS R.ING- LlKe THftY. YOV **.€ *^os.eveuf r«* TMS ^Te^f*s RjOLtC^- ^owu YOU Pvr YOUR. HAY (N THG RING *NT Nvy »WT IS (N T«e fUNG** EEM6*\B«* R* THC 8+6 A *A ft.OU.Gft. Jeff Certainly Is Long on Imagination F/VH, Two K/AJOS OF E.O^VRS. POTATOES ^SP^K.AjUS— 1828, the last survivor of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. 1828—Ross Winans invented the "outside bearings" for railroad carriages. 1828—First American patent for locomotive granted to Willlkm Howard of Baltimore. 1829-JThe first silk ribbon made from American silk made in Baltimore. 830—Peter Cooper made his first trip in steam car from Baltimore to El licott City, a distance of 13 miles, in 57 minutes. 1888—First regular steam vessel to cross the Atlantic direct from the United States steamed from Baltimore—Packet "City of Kingston," Captain Crame. «?, 1837 and 1838—First wholly iron steamboats built in Baltimore. 1839—First college of dental surgery in the world established in Baltimore. 1844—First telegraph line established by Professor Morse, between Wash ington and Baltimore. First experiment made April 9. 1846—First presidential message transmitted by telegraph to the Balti more Sun. 1861—First iron building in the country erected—The Baltimore Sun 1 building, at Baltimore and North streets. It was destroyed in the Are of Febru ary 7-8, 1904. 1853—The first Hoe revolving cylinder press in the United States, intro ilduoed in the Sun office. 1859—On July 21 the first horse car In Baltimore was run from the foot of Broadway to the corner of Baltimore street and Broadway, and three days later three cars were run to Baltimore and South streets. 1861—The first blood of the civil war was shed in Baltimore. 1862—Armor plate for the first monitor was rolled in Baltimore. by Charles Carroll, For Sale. TIME OF YEAR TO 1BUY LAND IS approching. Write Austin Jay, Mora via, la. FOR SALE—GOOD 320 ACRE RELIN quishment. Black loam soil, shallow to water. Must be peen to be apprec iated. Land has good improvements. Write or call at once. C. L. Davidson, Sterling, Colo. FOR SALE—CHOICE SPAN 2,800 LB. mare mules 5 to 6 years old.' Also two 53 and 55 inch mules, very blocky. .Proof of Will. State of Iowa, Wapello county, ss., in the district court. To all whom it may concern: Notice is hereby given, that an in strument in writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of Carroll P. Jones, deceased, was this day pro duced, opened and read by the under signed, and I have fixed Monday, the 26th day of Aug., 1912, as the day for hearing proof in relation thereto^ Witness my official signature with the seal of said court hereto affixed, this 8th day of July, 1912. Geo. Phillips, Clerk District Court, by Clara Peterson, Deputy. FARSON. MiSs Nota Thompson returned home Sunday evening from Kent, la., where she has been vlsltlpg at the Dr. L. D. Hull home. Miss Mearl Greene of Martlnsburg was a .visitor at the Dr. Wiley home Sunday. Mrs. John Warden and son Clyde of Grinnell -was visiting relatives at this place the latter part of the week. Emmett Orman and family of Mar tlnsburg spent Sunday at the Bert Ramey home. Dr. -SVlley and Oscar Prunty were callers ""in Ottumwa Sunday. Blanche and Robert Thompson of Fairfield are spending a few days at the R. C. Prunty home. Mrs. George Pollock and little son of St. Louis, Mo., is visiting her sister Mrs. Lee Steele.. Funeral services over the remains of James Fuller of Cantril were held at the Competlne Christian church Tues day morning. Interment in Competlne cemetery. Rev. and Mrs. Frost and Mrs. Kate Arbridge of Cantril, ... Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fuller of OttumWa attended the funeral of James Fuller Tuesday. Joseph Fuller and Bert Riley of Linn Junction spent the Fourth at their homes. Frank A. Sward of Cedar Rapids came in Wednesday evening for a shor: visit. Mrs. Nathan Wldner was a caller in Ottumwa Wednesday. *vy H/cr I* N All goodfi workers 4 years old. A. Westercamp, Beacon, Iowa. FOR SALE—PURE BRED ANGUS bulls. Ed E. Oehler, Moravia, Iowa. Miscellaneous. IS ANYBODY LIVING WHO KNEW Alexander George, of Company H, Thirty-sixth Regiment I. V. I.? He was enrolled as a member by the recruiting officer at Ottumwa, Aug. 14, ,1862, under Captain John E. Wright! He contracted sickness which incapacitated him from providing for his family: part'of many years, and I, his widow 'am left without any sup port and am trying to get a pension. Write me.- Mrs. H. F. George, 2386 North High street, Columbus, Ohio. THG RIKU! -. OTTUMWA COURIER. TUESDAY, JULY 9, m2. tlllPIl ~J.~ ICe Cfcfc*M FR.OIT— XLA WILLIAMSBURG. l_ Miss Jean Parr of Mt. Vernon is here this week visiting at the home of her aunt, MTrs. J. H. Hughes and other rel atives and friends of the city and vicin ity. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boland who have been visiting with relatives at Slg ourney returned home Monday. Mrs. Morris Jones purchased ten acres of land east of the city limits for which she paid the sum of $3,000. No imnrovements. Miss Mabel Wall of Goodman, Wis., is here for an extended visit' at the home of the Misses Nelson. David Price and Wei Merrit of Ma rengo transacted business here Mon day and visited with various friends. Floyd Fuller of Gibson visited over Sunday at the home of his brother W. E. The Woman's Guild of the Presby terian church held* an open meeting at the home of Mrs. H. E. Hull Tuesday evening. The members and invited guests numbered about eighty. The subject for.consideration was Korea, its history, early religious views, and their final acceptance of Christianity. Papers were read by Mrs. F. W. Toma sek, Mrs. J. H. Hughes, and Mrs. J. J. Blythe. Miss Etta Evans of Cedar Rapids was present and favored the audience with two beautiful solos and was followed by Mrs. Nettle Tucker with elocutionary readings. After the education program, there followed the usual social* hour and refreshments. W. W. Harris, student at the Cedar Rapids Business college, came down on Saturday for a visit a.t the home of his mother and sister. Mrs. Robert Sterns of Spokane, Wash., is here for a few days* visit wtih her friend Miss Anna Githins. Mircellus Holbrook of Springfield, Mo., who. was here last week visiting at the home of Hon. J. Hughes, Jr., and other friends of the city and vicinity, has returned. Mayor J. A. Ogle who has been away for a week looking after his real estate Interests In Minnesota, returned Tues day. Mr. and Mrs. John McCune who have been at Excelsior Springs, Mo., for several weeks, returned Tuesday. Will Pierce of Chicago is here this week visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Pierce. Miss Anna Siek of Suotherland, la., is here for a visit at the home of her sis ter Mrs. R. E. Jones. Miss Mae Glttins, a teacher in Drake university, Des Moines, arrived last week and will spend her vacation here at the home of her parents. Henry Hull, who has been here sev eral days visiting at the home of his uncle H. E. Hull, returned Monday to his home at Cedar Rapids. Miss Nita Shomler who has been vis iting litre for the past two weeks at the home of her sister Mrs. W. E. Wal lace, left Monday for her home at Shellsburg, la. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lyth visited on Monday with their daughter Mrs. H. L. Erwin of Cedar Rapids. Joseph Hanson who has been away for several months visiting with his son, Rev. Father Hanson of Dunlap, re turned home Monday. Fred Schwarting and family have re turned from their visit with relatives and friends at Sargeant, Minn. Mrs. George Robinson and two chil dren of Ottumws, are here this week for a i#slt at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mumm. Mrs. John O'Brien of Keota Is here this week for a visit at the home of her daughter Mrs. W. F. Harris. Miss Mary Pierce of Cedar Rapids adn Mrs. John Pierce and son of St. ••'•:•. •'!,.. •'•'^-j-s-- •.••.. .•••»'/' '•.* i.\*. :"'. \-f v- /•,.l,-' .,v. ,.=i.--.^ v:-£/^! vTV ^r:'• Vi'S- ^. V..77 :'y l\L A '. CK^sse 4ND CoFFee? Cf\N Vo)/ W\46N£ Mr. and Mrs. Verne Splker of Ot tumwa, formerly of this.place, are here for a few days' visit with his father J. F. Spiker and other relatives and old friends. Mr. and Mrs. Bfert Plottsf of Atlantic came yesterday to spend the Fourth with her parents Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Adams and to visit other relatives and friends. Mrs. Laura M. R. Gow, a former countv superintendent of this place ano Miss Ada Clouse, of Des Moines cam« yesterday to visit the latter's parents as well as their numerous friends. DOUDS-LEANDO. E. B. Kirkendall who has been visit ing in Ames, returned home Tuesday. W. O. Michael, auditor of the C. R. I. & P. was here on business Thursday. Miss Louise Markeley of Keosauqua was visiting Miss Hazel Doud Saturday. The marriage of Weldon Hissem to Alma Plowman occurred at the home of the bride Wednesday, June 26. The young couple are highly respected in this vicinity and their many friends wish them success. Mrs. M. A. Ferris went to Eldon after a short visit with friends. Misses Gertrude and Ruth Cheney returned home after an extended visit here. They were accompanied home by their sister Mrs. Guy Greenfield. uncle T. D. Morrow. Mrs. A. L. Doud. and son were Eldon visitors over Sundiay. FLORIS. J. S. Craftr left Wednesday for a short visit at ICeosauqua, after which he will enter the Kansas City veterin ary college for post-graduate work. He expects to locate here. Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Henderson have returned from the hospital at Center vllle where both underwent surgical op erations. :J-''" \Y THAT For. iSt Paul, Minn., are here for a few days' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pierce. Dr. Ehlan is having aiwadditlon made to his residence recently purchased In the south part of the ctiy. He also will have a new barn built at once. CHARITON. The C. B. & Q. Is putting electric alarm bells at their crossing in Chari lton. This is being done to eliminate the danger at the crossings. Mrs. Laura L. Payne and Miss Red man both of Boone, are guests at the home of Rev. W. G. Hohanshelt, Edith and George Crist of Woodburn are spending a few days in this city with their grandmother Mrs. Elizabeth Newsome and other relatives and friends. Miss Harriet Goltry of Westboro, Mo., came yesterday for an extended visit with relatives and friends here and at Russell. The Misses Lorene and Irene Poucher have gone to Lucas to spend a week with their grandmother Mrs. Vorhies and other relatives. Mrs. Chas. Hobson and children of Montanelle, formerly of this city, came yesterday for a visit with her mother in-law Mrs. Mllburn Hobson and other relatives and old friends. The Misses Madge and Vera Elgin of Walnut City, visited a few days last week with Miss Ruth Hastings. Rev. Rudkin of Agency filled his reg ular appointment at the M. E. church Sunday morning and evening. He was accompanied by Will Connelly of Agency. 2 s, VNH£^? RUSSELL. Mrs. E. C. Lewis who has been vis iting relatives at Kansas returned home Tuesday evening. Mrs. Will Gillespie of Pueblo, Colo., who has been visiting at the J. W. Plotts home, left Tuesday evening for Mt. Pleasant to visit her brother Thos Phillips and family. D. B. Long and family of Osceola came Thursday for a visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. John Murray. A large crowd of Russell people at tended the celebration at Woodburn on Thursday. Chas. White of Ottumwa spent Wed nesday and Thursday visiting with his father John W. White. Mrs. Jeff Hancock of Corydon who has been visiting her daughter Mrs. Robert Lewis returned home Wednes day. ura Adcock of Omaha, Nebr., came Wednesday for a few days' visit with his mother Mrs. Ida Adcock. Miss Harriett Curtis of Chicago came Wednesday for a visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Curtis. Clarke Hollinshead who has been visiting his wife who Is in the sanitar ium at Excelsior Springs, Mo., return ed home Friday. Miss Edith Vinsel who has been vis iting her aunt Miss Frances Blanehard of Des Moines, returned home Friday. A. J. Woodman who has been at Colfa* for the past six weeks for his health, returned home Tuesday. B. R. Plotts and family of Atlantic came Friday for a short visit at the home of his father John C. Plotts. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Sellers of Kansas came Tuesday for a visit with Mrs. Sellers' brother J. C. Cassltty. Guy Force and Maurice Baker wen*, to Burlington Wednesday to spend the Fourth. ELDON. Harry Westlake of Trenton, Mo., was a visitor in the city the last of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Pruess of Ot tumwa spent Thursday in the city. Harley and Willis McClure of Ot tunvwa spent Thursday in the city. Miss Mae Creasey of American Falls, Idaho, is in the city visiting with old friends. L. Hlnkley of Cleveland, O., Is vls H»Sley and sis lting his mother Mrs. ter H. E. Rita. By "Bud" Fisher AW. THfiR.5 IS TO IY By "Bud" Fisher I DOM«R KNOW, Bur c^n xow 'W/\ IT? UR exquisite portraits of children are not haphazard effects— They are the result of patience and,experience— the first being as necessary as the last with chil dren. Let us prove this to you. REID STUDIO, PHOTOGRAPHERS TO HIS MAJESTY, THE CHILD 26 Past "Main Over Cutien's EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST DrJD.E.Graham Hours—9 to 12 a. m. 1 to 6 p. m. Ennls Office Bldg., Ottumwa, Iowa. "r Lester Piano, Its predominating tone qualities place it at the top of the field at the price asked. See the "Lester" at the Saunder's Piano Store 225 East Main r- 1 iJ «5 11 if u*^ ft i1 3*$ *Or«r, 4Vtir v. "Shj )J1 ria' a ,-rfi .-'.v.. iHff f| r£ijS i. i1 -ft- •$ If JS 1 'i •"Tr 1 d"