Go to the new shop for your .horse
L. P. Nelson sold three cows to
Mr. Kennedy, last week.
Nels Thomson is now working for
Mr. Kennedy, north of the city.
•r Choice Plymouth Rocks 50c this
,*' month. C. M. DODGE.
The old German fire Insurance
Company is the beet of all. tf
Geo. Kapp, Agt, Exira, la.
Peter Pallesen, of Oakfield town
ship, is going to Denmark, in the
near future, to visit his aged father.
WANTED!—Girl to work for board
and go to school. Country girl pre
ferred. o21*f MRS. W. A. VVELLMAN.
Mrs. John Porter, who lives out
east of town, has gone down to Iowa
county to visit with her daughter
for a few days.
Mrs. Bert Parrott was with her
Atlantic friends over last Friday
night and while down there did a
Soren R. Nelson will begin teach
ing school in district number two,
Oakfield township', on Monday,
Mrs. Blanche Rowray has gone to
Alden, Iowa, to visit with her child
ren and expects to be gone for a
couple of weeks.
Mr. Charley Newman, of Audubon
township, was transacting business
.about the county court house, last
Mr. and Mrs. William Bintner, of
south Exira townshiy, were guests
of their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. John
B. Connrardy, over last Saturday
Mrs. Anna Braun, who has been
on avisit with Mr. and Mrs. William
Bintner to friends up at Jefferson,
Iowa, came home last Saturday
Mrs. C. A. Huffstodt and little son,
from Atlantic, were in this city a
part of the week visiting with that
lady's former neighbor, Mrs. Will
Miss Amber Kelsey was out at
Omaha on a business trip for a few
days, the past week and during her
absence Miss Harriet Jenkins was
caring for Auntie Meek.
.Last Monday there was a change
in tbe time of running the trains on
the Audubon Branch and the after
noon train/ from Atlantic, now ar
rives at 3:28 and departs for the
south at 5:00 o'clock. There is no
•change in the running of the morn
ing or noon train.
'Tis wrong to cheat a baker out of
his honest dues, 'tis worse to beat
the cobbler, who mends your boots
jand shoes there yet may be a par
•don for the wretch who steals your
•wood and coal, but the man who
•cheats the printer will surely lose
Mr. A. J. Gahring sang at the
First Presbyterian church, ounday,
-and to say that the audience was
pleased does not cover the ground.
He sang Gounods "The Lord is my
•Shepherd" and held the audience
From the Anita Tribune we learn
"of the death of Mr. Jacob Houck,
which occurred at his home, in
Dexter, Iowa, a few days ago. Years
ago Mr. Houck conducted a black
smith shop in Exira, and his son,
Chet, married Miss Blanche Har
denbrook. daughter of Jtfr, and Mrs.
George Hardenbrook, formerly of
this city but now residing down at
An exchange says that several'ot
the married ladies of that town
were gathered together and were
comparing the smart traits of their
offsprings. One said that her little
girl talked when she was a year old,
another said that her little boy
could say papa and mama when he
was ten months old. A cranky old
bachelor, who was in the next room
trying to read "chipped in" and
6a~id, that that wasn't anything very
wonderful, that he had read in the
bible that Jacob cursed the day
that he was Jorn. Then all was
still, the ladies were gone.
Last Tuesday, November 20,1900,
as the hand of the old hall clock
pointed to the hour of high twelve
a number of relatives and intimate
friends gathered at the home of Mr.
Seth Hartzell, up in Greeley town
ship, to witness the marriage of
that gentleman's daughter, "Miss
Maggie Hartzell, to Mr. Edward Bas
comb. As soon as the man of God
had pronounced the words that
made them husband and wife the
.assembled guests and the wedding
party sat down to one of those coun
try dinners that fairly made the
legs of the old table benL so heavy
was the weight of good things to
eat, and then the rest of the day was
given over to sociability and good
cheer. The bride has grown to
womanhood upon her father's farm,
in Greeley, and losing her mother
while quite young she has been
thoroughly drilled in the duties of
housekeeping* and possesses all the
graces of heart and hand that go to
make the noblest of all God's crea
tures, a true woman. Besides her
domestic duties she has perfected
-her mind, and is one of the most
successful school teachers in ihe
county. The groom is not widely
school in Greeley some time ago
but now, in company with one of
the Hartzell boys, has established a
law practice in North Dakota. We
,have not the honor of hie acquaint
ance but unhesitatingly set him
down as a man among men, and all
tl\at that name implies, else he nev-'
er could have won so fair a bride as
he did. We join with the multitude
of the bride's friends in wishing
them all the happiness vouchsafed
-to us poor mortals while traveling
upon this terrestrial ball.
Be sure and see John Johnson,
320 Chestnut street, before purchas
ing your Clothing and Shoes, in At
We are pleased to learn that the
condition of Mrs. George Huyck,
who has lately been ill, is consid
Hans Nelson, west of town, was
quite fortunate, last Wednesbay.
While out hunting he shot a jack
rabbit weighing about ten pounds.
Mr. W. T. Wilautt, who has been
helping in the depot at Malcomb,
Iowa, arrived in Exira this week
and will assist Station Agent Frank
Charley Stager, who now labors
in the roundhouse, at Atlantic, was
up Wednesday and payed a short
visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Stager, of this city.
Wrs. Will Brinkerhoff will go to
Greenfield, next Thursday to assist
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wells in giving
a concert, and will sing several of
her pleasing solos on that evening.
From jhe Atlantic Telegraph we
learn that Mr. D. F. Hawks, father
Mr. Ralph Hawks, who lives on the
Hon. William Walker estate in
south-east Exira township, is quite
ill at Atlantic.
FOR SALE!—Thoroughbred Duroc
Jersey pigs, of both sexes, that will
weigh from 125 to 200 pounds each
also Short-horn bull calves. CHAR
LEY SCHARFF, Five Miles South of
Exira. Pedigrees furnished. n8g
At the next Regular meeting of
Exodus Masonic Lodge, of this city,
which will occur on Saturday even
ing, December 1st, is the time for
the annpal election of officers.
Attention, brethren! and be present
upon that occasion.
W. W. SICKELS, Master.
On Monday morning, November
56th, Mr. Joseph Bell will again be
gin teaching school in district
number one, just over yonder on
the hill. Mr. Bell has taught in
that school house for a good many
days and we miss a familiar object
when we do not see Uncle Joe go
trudging by our office to and from
The petitions are now out. and
almost all the signatures of resi
dents have been secured, to estab
lish a rural delivery route to run
north-east from Atlantic through
Pymosa and Benton townships. The
next Congress is going to do a
handsome thing in this delivery
question, and the Benton route will
be established.—Atlantic Telegaph.
plow work to the new
New Home Sewing Machines at
George H. Henshaw's.
Burr Oak Fence Posts flt John
Plantz's, at the old Natty Hamlin
farm, for the next two years.
OUR MOTTO: Minimum Cost, Maximum Worth.
Good Rigs at Reasonable
E '.".v-fy Y-..V
work warranted at the new
We sell dressed hogs at6%c,
Elder J. C. McQuerry, of De Soto,
arrived in this city* last evening,
and will pass a few days with his
friends and former neighbors.
WANTED—A good man with small
family to work on farm and care for
stock. A steady job to the right
man. Call at The Journal office.
The undersigned offers for sale
the James Murphy eighty acres, in
JOHN RENDLEMAN, Referee.
Sisters Thresia and Ambrosia, of
the Catholic Schools in this city,
paid .a visit to Adair, one day last
week, in the interest of that institu
Subject for the Christian Secience
Meeting to be held at the J: G. Gates
home, in this city, on nextSunday
morning, is God the only Cause
FOR SALE.—Thoroughbred Poland
China and Duroc Jersey pigs of both
sexes and very best strains. SAM
SCHARFF, Two Miles and One Half
South of Exira. o25f
Mr. and Mrs. S. Parsons, down
south of town near the Thomas Mc
Nally home, have three children
who have a wee mite touch of scar
let fever, but nothing serious.
Miss Christena Aupperle, whose
home is over at Adair, was over this
way, last week, visiting with her
brother, Philip Aupperle, Jr., and
former friends, in Audubon town
William Newman is having a new
house erected on his son, Charley
Newman's farm, over in the riorth
west corner of Audubon township
and will make that his abiding
Arthur Hawk and family now oc
cupy the cottage, recently Vacated
by the Bartholomew1 familv, south
of town, near which place'Arthur
has been engaged to teach school
this winter. „y
The Misses Jennie Rudge and
Roxy Huyck aie passing this week
with relatives over at Earlham, and
next week they will begin teaching
school down in the Smoky Hill
Country, south-west of Brayton.
The State University of Iowa will
soon be in receipt of the Spanish
cannon, promised it some time ago,
through the efforts of Major J. A. T.
Hull. It has arrived at San Fran
cisco and is now on its way to Iowa
Nele Reisgaard, of north Oakfield
township, has purchased a farm,
north-east of Exira, pacing $32.00 an
acre. Mr. Reisgaard has, during
his residence west of the city, made
many friends and all are sorry to
see them leave the neighborhood.
On account of the Quaker Quar
tette appearing at the K. P. Opera
House, in this city, on the evening
of Friday, November 30th, Charlie
Milliman announces that the datet
of his dancing party will be \ipon
Thanksgiving night, November 29.
•The war may be over across the
water, but it is just declared in
Exira, and the place is at the
New China Hall
Cut Glass-Latest Designs.
Haviland and Syracuse China
Water Sets, Table Sets,
Stand and Hanging Lamps,'
Full line of Holiday Goods,
Opens Saturday Nov^.24
Ladies especially invited. Don't
forget the place Harrison's
New China Hall
First Door West ofGault's Store, Washington Street.
Park Livery Barn.
VIC CEARHEART, Proprietor.
0 'Bus toandfrom all trains.
First-Class Horses always furnished.
First Cldss Conveyances
on Short Notice.
Exira, Iowa. S
Before placing your orders
for monumental work give us
call. Only the best grades of
foreign and domestic marble
and granite used. Satisfac
tion guaranteed in material,
ivorkmunship and price.
*». E. GRANT,
Let us dress your hogs or beef?
Insure with the Continental Insur
ance Company, Theo. Patty Agent Xa.
Ralph Hawks was at Atlantic, on
last Monday, visiting with his fath
er, who is ill.
Mrs. Bisom was up from Bray
ton, Tuesday, passing the dav with
her sister, Mrs. J. M. Thomas
Henry Bush came home from
Atlantic, last Saturday night from
Atlantic where he had been work
ing at his trade, that of paper hang
er and decorator.
Rev. Brewster, of the Latter Day
Saints' belief, is conducting revival
meetings at the Greeley Center
There iB a plan to rearrange the
Congressional Districts of Iowa and
if this is done the Ninth District,
which is now composed of
Will tnen be made up of the fol
"Westward the course of empire
takes its way," and westward moves
the center of population of the
United States. The- recent census
shows that the star of empire is
still gravitating toward the,Pacific
Ocean and that the new location is
seven^ miles north of Cdlumbus,
Indiana, being twenty miles farther
west than it was in 1890, then it was
located eight miles west by south
of Cincinnati, Ohio. One hundred
years ago it was eighteen miles
west of Baltimore, Maryland, and
in 1790, when the first national cen
sus was taken.it was twenty-three
miles east of Baltimore. It will
keep on moving towards the setting
sun and ere many decades the great
State of ,Iowa will contain the cen
ter of population of the United
Last Saturday there gathered at
the home ot Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Del
ahoyde, on north Park street, in this
city, a number of the younger folks
for the purpose of organizing them
selves into a Band of Mercy. After
adopting the following pledge: "I
will try to be kind to all Aarmeless
creatures and try to protect them
from cruel wrong," they Derfected
the organization by electing the
following little Misses as their first
They have started out on a com
mendable work and their ranks will
be daily swelled by the addition of
the names of both the old and the
young and the little folks are des
tined, to do much good. The orga
nization is to be known as "The
Exira Band of Mercy,."
High School Notes,
Katie Donahue entered our
Class recently. This makes our en
rollment forty, which 'is one higher
than our total for all of last year.
Our B" Physics Clasa had a
demonstration in boiling water at a
temperature below the ordinary
boiling point. It was interesting to
see water boiling vigorously which
could be held in hand witnout any
At the last meeting of the Board
a resolution was passed extending
the High School Course of Study a
year. At a previous meeting it had
been provided that the grade work
should be rearranged. Under the
present plan, even with the addition
al year, the entire course will cover
but eleven years, while at present it
requires twelve.. While our High
Cchool ig now accredited by the
twelve leading colleges of the State,
yet this additional work will give
more advanced standing to our
graduates. The amended course of
study will not be prepared until
later in the year, and no changes
will occur during this coming year.
Clifford Holmes, who is employed
in the Fullerton Lumber Company
Yards in this city, was with his
ents and friends, down at Massena
for a few days this week.
Mr. F. B. Needham arrived trom
Oklahoma, last Saturday evening,
and is paying his respects to for
mer neighbors up in Greeley town
ship, for years ago he resided up
To FARMERS:—Will sell you good
quarter beef at 5%c a pound or, if
you have good beef will buy it and
sell you back a quarter of it at one
fourth price paid you for whole.
Cbas. May, of Greeley township,
came home from Oklahoma, on last
Saturday eyening, where he had
been to have some cancers removed.
They have been a source of much
annoyance to Mr. May for some
time and he feels much relieved
now that they are gone.
Henry Stoffer, a son-in-law of Mrs.
Henry Witte, of Audubon township,
who has been residing at Cedar
Mill, Oregon, has sold his farm in
that country and together with his
family arrived in Exira, the first
part of the week, and are visiting
with their relatives, east of town.
We understand that he will remain
here only a few days and will then
journey on to the eastern part of
F01 a good mea*l go to Sherman's
Restaurant, Exira. m3tf
FOR SALE.—My home farm of 200
acres, also two full
A Daily Paper For Two Dollars!
On December 26th, the fifty-fourth anni
versary of the admission of Iowa into the
Union, The Daily Iowa Capital will be
ottered for $2.00, for the year 1901, by mail
only. This is what The Capital calls a
bargain day and may never be offered
another year. You can also set the paper
at this price if you are already a subscrib
er oy Paying up the old score and remit
ting $2.00 for the
new year. Write your let
ter and mail your check for $2.00 on Decem
ber 28th, and send the same toXafe Young,
Des Moines, Iowa. The Capital is a large
eight-page daily paper, giving the full
Associated Press telegraphic reports.in
cluding complete market reports. The
excellent mail facilities makes The Capi
tol available throughout the entire State
&s the purveyor of the latest news. The
Capital's press facilities are soon to be en
larged by putting into operation the great
two-color Scott press, that will print tweny
six thousand newspapers per hour. The
readers should not forget that this offer is
for one day only, December 28th. till d28
Kathleen Delahoyde, President.
Dottie Dutclier, Vice-President.
Mary Campbell, Secretary.
Bessie Witthauer, Treasurer.
Then the following little girls
signed their names to the constitu
tion, as charter members:
Rachel Brown, Mertie Bruner,
DON'T FORGET US
when you get your old cribs
full of corn. We can furnish
you the Portable Corn Cril?
that you can erect without
much labor and is the cheap
in the market...
GREEN BAY LUMBER COMPiHY.
C. T. WAITS, Manager. Exira, Iowa
Mrv Harley, the ballad singer, has
sung himself into the hearts of the
San Francisco theatre goers.—San
Hoegh & Gravengaard will sell
Bt public sale, in acre lots, a part ot
the timber purchased off of the Nat
tie Hamlin estate, the first week in
December. Date next week.
Miss Nellie B. Turner woh, for the
last two years, has held, most ac
ceptably, the position of Director of
the Musical Department of Lenox
College. Her marked ability as a
pianist has Received a wide recog
nition, while her reputation as a
reader and singer has kept her in
constant demand for entertain
ments. A. G. WILSON,
President Lenox College.
With the Qfiaker Quartette.
I have used Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Kemedy and
find it to be a great medicine," says
Mr. E. S. Phipps, of Poteau, Arkansas,
It cured me ot bloody flux, I cannot
speak too highly of it." This remedy
always wins the good opinion, if not
praise, of those who use it. The quick
cures which it effects even in the most
severe cases, make it a favorite every
where, For sale by Nick Doffing &
Co., Exira, or A. H. Roberts, Audu
bon, druggists. 1
and your pocket book when you buy
your Hardware, Stoves and Furniture
of up because we give you value receiv
ed for every dollar spent with us. The
quality of our goods is right and every
article in our store is marked at a price
that will sell it. Don't miss getting in
on our Heating Stove Sale. .Remember
we are selling them at just enough over
first cost to p#y us for setting 'em up.
We do not want to carry a heater over
an el he a
have come to stay because they are fuel
savers. They are base heaters. Keep
your floor warm, hold fire better than
aBase Burner. They are fitted like a
watch, not a cheaply thrown together
stove but a stove made to wear. It will
(Formerly of Des Moines.)
Modern Equipment, including the FOUNTAIN
CUSPIDOR, giving a constant fresh flow of water at
chair. The MOTOR ENGINE.by which work is done
in less time and with less pain than by old method.
PETERMAN & VOSS
Comfort for Yourself
Call And Settle.
Having sold my butcher shop I
desire to have all accounts settled
at once while I remain with my sue-'
cessor in the shop. Thanking you
all for your liberal patronage I am
a23tf .JACOB BAUER.
Taken up as an estray, by Nels Rumel
heart, at his residence in Andubon town
ship, Audubon county. Iowa, on the 25th
.day of October, 1900, One Red Steer,
with lined back white spot in forehead,
and white on legs supposed to beabout
one year old weight about six hundred:
pounds, and valued at $25.00 by C. H. Don
aldson, Charles Chaaee and "William1'
Chaffee, and posted before J. C. Rose, a
Justice of the Peace.
A. F. GREENWALDT,
5 County Audubon.
What shall we havfe for Dessert.
This question arises in the family every day.
Let us answer it today. Try Jell-O, a deli
cions dessert. Prepared in two minuses.. No
baking! Add hot water and set to cool, Fla
vors:—Lemon, Orange, Raspberry and Straw
berry. At your grocers. 10 cts.
All work guaranteed. Painless Extraction
Office over Bailey's store. Car fare allowed.
Water Tanks made to
order on short notice
£$ Made to
SCREEN DOORS *,
Upholstering and :).£*'
Furniture Repairing *,'
Carriage and Wagon
Painting neatly done
New stocks com
ing in all the time. Some new things
to show you. A^ne line of picture
mouldings just received. Sixty new^
styles. Bring in your pictures and see
how nice we can frame it for a little
money. When you are in need of any
thing in Hardware or Furniture see
me. It will pay you and please me
to save you money Yours for trade'
D. €. Sbrauaer
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