Hosiery in reduced prices
So is Outing Flannel.
A few Skirts cheap.
A little Silk.
Some Dress Goods
and Remnants of Dress Goods.
Men's Working Shirts
and some other things
Miss Hazel Nefi has been threatened
with an attack of typhoid pneumonia
but under the doctor's care it is hoped
the case may not be very complicated.
I can repair your bicycles and put
them in first-class shape. Bring them
in and leave them ith me.
J. G. WOLFE.
W. T. Krnuse and family will soon
depfirt for their home in California, af
ter having spent a few months pleas
autly with their relatives and many
former friends and associates.
W. H. Cowles has purchased what
is kuown as the John Dawson proper
ty on church street, just to the south
of the Presbyterian church and doubt
less in time will erect a fine residence,
that will add to the beauty of the
County Clerk L.J.Hill issued mar
riage licenses to the following persons
the past week: George H. Paige and
Nora L. Van Aernam James Begvart
Hansen and Mariana Lottena Jensen
C. F. Smith and Minnie Ave A. C.
Christensen and Minnie Bramsen.
Charles Phippen and Nettie Radcliff
List of Jurors.
The following persons have been
drawn to serve as trial and grand
jurors at the March term of court on
Anton Nelson Hamlin
J. A. Nelson Hamiin
C. L. Tramp... Leroy
George McCain... Melville
Elmer Fowler _Exira
Owen Eddy.. Leroy
H. F. Hoyt Mflville
Claude Call Audubon
Sam Ulerich Leroy
Calvin Dimick Exira
Wm, Neitzel Cameron
J. M. Bryan Hamlin
Henry Tibben Audubon
F. H. Basham ...Exira
R. M. Diekey -Douglas
Joseph Denney... Lincoln
A. J. Shupe Douglas
George Hill ..Exira
Chris Knudsen Oak il eld
Peter Hansen .Lincoln
E. M. Preston Leroy
Jim Channon.. Greeley
Peter Lauritzen Sharon
Henry Bush Exira
Thos. Law Melville
R. O. Cranney Douglas
John Hunter .Hamlin
Jens Werner Sharon
A.J. Baylor Audubon
J. P. Bendixen .Oakfield
John Baker Viola
John Moeler Lincoln
T. J. Sheeley Cameron
J. M. McKarahan Leroy
J. C. Dawson.. .Greeley
R. D. Hawks Audubon
u. w. UIJEASOX,M.n.
Homoeopathic Physician and Surgeon
Special attention to chronic diseases.
Two doors south Russell's store.
Aitduliort, Iowa, February o, 1002.
Have you been in to investigate the bargains we are selling just
now? We are pushing out a lot of goods to make room for the big
stock we bought when at the Bargain Convention.
Some of the bargains we first advertised are all sold, others are
nearly so. If you wait too long everything will all be gone and
you will be left.
NEXT SATURDAY we will place on sale a lot of Laces and Em
broideries, at reduced prices.
T. T. Browning and Jewell will hold
a public sale at Viola Uenter, Wednes
day February 19th.
Mab»l McKarahau has been confin
ed at home the past few days with a
severe case of tftnsilitis.
Frank Corner and wife, of Gray,
were down Sunday visiting with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Wilson
Miss Anna Gibson has accepted a
position in Lidd Brothers' tailor de
partment to assist them in the rush of
Mrs. Hinshaw, mother of Mrs. Ed.
lMlharz. departed for her home at Iu
dianola Wednesday morning after au
Mrs. Archie MacVickerafter a pleas
ant visit of a couple of months with
relatives and friends, departed for her
home iu Des Moines Monday noon.
Get our prices on doors and windows
and water tanks and all kinds of mill
work before buying.
See Harvey Moon for pipe and tile,
ditch, cistern or cave work. Audubon.
Roy Swaney, of near Dedham, was
down Wednesday transacting business
in the county seat.
Miss Mabel Brown arrived from
Lawrence, Kansas, the last of the
week to pay a visit to her sister Mrs. J.
M. Graham of Prospect Park.
J. K. Smith, who several years ago
was one of the principal draymen of
the town arrived here last evening to
pay a visit to his many friends.
H. W. Hanna went to Atlantic and
other poiuts Wednesday evening to at
tend to matters of personal business.
John Branuen- of Clinton county,
who has been visiting his cousin Greg
Wolfe some time departed last Satur
day for his home.
H. W. Hanna sold the Hutton place
south of town Wednesday to some
parties, who will have one of the best
farms in the country.
n»Hl^t PIte,Jsltea.rn8 has been com
pelled to aDsent nerseiiTrom ner post
of duty in 'the school room the past
few days being afflicted with tonsilitis
To Sell or Trade lor Stock—A good
seven room house, cistern, well and
barn. WM. PARTLOW,
Ed Somers one of Douglas township's
best ranchmen returned Tuesday from
Vermont, where he has been for some
time visiting relatives and boyhood
A. A. Nelson, deputy county Re
corder has purchased O.C.Donaldson's
farm in Audubon township consisting
of 160 acres, paying $50.00 an acre for
Nels L. Morey was in town Wednes
day and completed a deal whereby he
becomes the possessor of the Foster
property on the hill by Leet's place
and will soon have possession.
Miss Ethel Simpson is up from her
Still side home in the south part of
the county, passing a few days very
pleasantly at the comfortable home of
Mr. and Mrs. John McFarlane.
A snap if taken at once. Desirable
piece_ of property in Danish commun
ity in town of Audubon, five room
house good barn, plenty of water.
Hurry. c. W. MARLIN.
Mrs. J. J. Miller who has been visit
ing her sister Mrs Cloughly has been
sick nearly all the time since she came
but expects now to be able to go to
her home at Ute by Saturday.
Milt JefFeries, of Douglas township,
with his family went to Missouri Mon
day where tbey will make their future
home. He had his goods and stock
shipped the next day and they were
accompanied by his brother in-law Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Parks are the
proud parents of a bit of sunshine, that
came to their home last Friday morn
ing in the way of a bright baby girl,
who by her smiles and prattle will
ever keep alive in her parents love and
sympathy for all mankind.
Frank Horning, who works for
blacksmith Greg Wolf received the sad
intelligence this week that his father
is very sick at his home in Keokuk
with small chauces of recovery. Frank
made preparations to leave today for
his bedside to help care for him.
Those who were waiting for the
north-western train to come in and
leave Tuesday morning had quite a
tedious time of it. The deep snow
stopped them several times and when
they got to Gray they had broken their
snow plow off and then added a lot of
shovelers so if they needed any assist
ance they would have it.
Ham Webster is having quite a
trade this winter in Collie pups. He
has fourteen engaged and cannot fill
nearly all the orders that come to him
for them. He has orders to ship sev
eral to Shelby, some to Exira, Lorah,
Gray and other points around. His
breed is becoming well-known and
prove to be so intelligent and teach
able that they are coming in general
5 Per Cent. Interest once a year,
$100.00 optional payments with
Davenport Savings Bank.
See Ham Webster for Collie Pups.
J. H. Baker, living north of town,
ha3 advertised a public sale for Feb
Miss Minnie Brannen resigned her
position in at E. Bilharz & Son and
was married Wednesday.
Mrs. Wm. Delahoyde, of Exira, is
visiting relatives here this week and
attending the meetings.
Owen Pray had a good sale Monday
and is now ready to go down by Stuart
to make their future home.
Peter Lang has advertised to sell at
public sale all his property at his place
to-day, preparing to move to the farm
he purchased west of Exira.
Lars Esbeck the hustling and well
to-do farmer from Oakfield township
was up Wednesday and Thursday at
tending to matters
of personal business.
A. C. Darland shipped a car of hogs
and one of caittle to Omaha Wed
nesday night. He had feed this load
himself and is expecting a good price
Tuesday morning the snow had
drifted in so that the R. F. D. did not
make their respective trips. They tried
it but found the roads too nearly im
passible and quit.
We have a few more harrows, seed
ers, discs, sulky plows, corn planters,
rakes, cultivators, wagons, buggies,
windmills, pumps, etc., to be sold at
auction prices every day.
GEO. F. HAMMER.
E. Baxter held his public sale, last
week, and Saturday he and his family
will move to the Pacific coast. They
have been among the pioneers of the
community.He is a veteran of the civil
war. He has been a conspicuous mem
ber of the G. A. R. and in every Deco
ration exercise has touched the can
non that roared a salute for heroes
dead and gone.
Jens Hansen and Tina Jensen were
married Tuesday evening on the Roach
place out southwest of town before a
large assemblage of relatives and
friends. Both the young people are
kind and courteous to all whom they
have met and in the golden dream of
the future they see only brightness
and the joyous good-will of. all who
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Farguson came
down from their home at Palmer the
last.of the week to pay a visit to their
daughters, Mrs. Herm. Reinemund
and Miss Bertha Farguson, and their
many iends about town. They are
enjoyiDg themselves as in days .gone
by when living here and are glad for
the opportunity to meet their old as
tt ifjli ho lom« of OwfiQ
Pray, out east of town is to be the
scene of a great time. Owen is one of
the jolliest men we know and his wife
is along with him iu this respect. So
we can imagine very easily that all
who attend will be compelled to throw
off" that stiff and formal way of doing
and accept the mantle, which the God
dess of mirth drags from its place to
placeupon the votaries of pleasures,
and in the morning when the night
has fled and the dawn begins to be
heralded there will ever be that picture
of the present to remain in the mind's
eye ot everyone present.
Sunday's Meetings a Success.
A little over two weeks of the meet
ings conducted by W. A. Sunday and
F. G. Fischer have past and already
enough has been accomplished to say
that the meetings are a success and
that an infinite amount of good, will
result from the labor, that has been
performed. While the weather has
been unfavorable and other seeming
obstacles seemed to prevent, or at least
retard the onward progress, that might
be anticipated, a sweeping victory for
the churches has been achieved, as
two hundred and thirty-two conver
sions are the results. There remains
nearly two weeks more and with the
united and combined efforts of the
vast numbers of converts added to the
strength of the Christian workers it is
ssfe to say that, The half has not
Those, who at first honestly and sin
cerely opposed the efforts have given
up that, Mr. Sunday is an earnest, ener
getic Christian gentleman, possessing
a Bpotless character and a sunny dispo
sition, free from any and all eccentrici
ties and that his mission is the sav
ing of human souls, regardless of the
opinions and opposing forces of man
No one who attends his meetings
criticise his work or his methods.
Most of the better classes attend his
meetings regularly and find every ser
mon, profitable, instructive and enter
taining. The stores close at 6:30, so as
to give all a chance to attend and
most people are improving their oppor
tunities and are constant attendants.
Already many of the
women have united their efforts with
the Christian people, while many who
make no profession give words of en
couragement and by their presence
lend their influence to the oause.
His meeting to men only* last Sun
day, was a pronounced success and it
is predicted, that at least, one thous
and men will come out next Sunday
afternoon to his sermon, which will
be to men only.
The music under the able direction
of Mr. Fischer has been a winning
feature, but Miss Larimore, arrived
Monday and already the sweet
strains of her music have touched the
tender chord of sympathy and pene
trated .the inner resources of men's
hearts and make them respond to the
nobler impulses ot their nature.
Saint and sinner should not fail to
avail themselves of the opportunity of
being present to gain something how
ever small, and gain all by the
MONEY TO MjOANI
with the German Savings
Bank at S per cent interest,
NASH. PHELPS & PHELPS
Nelson W. Cowles, Optician at
Cowles' Jewelry Store.
C. S. McLeran, D. D. S, office over
Brorson's drug store. Audubon, Iowa.
Chas. Stemm has advertised for a
public sale at his place of his goods on
Miss Vernie Croy was up from Ex
ira the first of the week visiting with
her friend, Mrs. Brainard.
John Polzin, one of the merchants
of Gray, was down Wednesday to
attend to county seat matters.
Alfonso Swartz has closed his lunch
room on the north side of Main Street
to make room for "Roth Bros.
D. E, Shrauger and wife, of Exira,
were up Sunday and spent the day at
the home of her uncle, S. A. Graham.
Walter Haynes, who used to be with
the Hocker telephone system, came
up Wednesday evening" for a visit
A sister of Mrs. F. L. Evans has
been here the past week visiting her
and making friends with the young
people of this place.
We failed to mention last week a
child that came to the Walter Emery
home a week ago, but hasten to do so
now as the stranger is wont to become
a future citizen of ours.
Roth Bros, were busy Wednesday
moving their barber shop from under
the Howald building to the old stand
of Bert Keith where they were soon
ready for all their old customers to call
and get shaved.
Rev. Richmond Smith, of Iowa
City, was here a few days this week at
tending to the selling of the Foster
property. He was the builder of the
Baptist church and a man universally
loved and esteemed by all.
Morrissey & Ruhs have added a list
of shelfware to their store and expect
to keep on adding until they have a
complete line of both shelf and heavy
hard ware and will be able to give their
patrons anything they desire.
We have a few more harrows, seed
ers, discs, sulky plows, corn planters,
rakes, cultivators, wagons, buggies,
windmills, pumps, etc., to be sold at
auction prices "every day,
G. W: Foster, of Iowa City, repre
senting the O. S. Kelley Threshing
Co., was in town soliciting an agent
one of the best threshers in the coun
ty, accepted the agency and will look
after their business interests in this
county the coming season.
It will soon be time to think of
spring elections. It will be necessary
to elect a new mayor, as the present
incumbent has resigned and will leave
town. John Doak aud Will Neff are
the ones on the council whose terms
expire and we understand John ex
pects to be in Canada and will not run
The sudden raise of wind last Mon
day afternoon caused quite a furor
among people who had come to town
in getting home. It caused the Rock
Island train some trouble in getting
into Atlantic as it was midnight be
fore they could get through the drifts
this side of Atlantic. It took several
crews to get them into town.
Wednesday afternoon a team with
out driver came dashing around the
corner by the court house aud when it
got in front of Nash, Phelps & Phelps'
office jumped in between another team
and sleigh that was standing there,
and for a lew momeuts there was a
general mix-up. But when they were
straightened it was found there was
little damage done, when the driver of
the team, Ed Bates, came up and got
his team and all repaired their dam
Wednesday afternoon A. C. Chris
tensen, of Kimballton, and Minnie
Biamsen, of Ute, went before Justice
Elliott and were joined in marriage
and after that went to the home of
her brother, Peter Bramsen, and had a
dinner and there took the Northwest
ern home to visit her people. The
young groom is one of the business
men of Kimballton and has a good
business which his honesty will help
him to prosecute with success.
The bride has lived in Monona coun
ty and came here last fall to visit her
brother and then accepted a position
in E. Bilharz & Son's big store. She
is a young lady who has won many
friends while here who will gladly
welcome her to Kimballton where
they will make their future home.
They begin life under favorable cir
cumstances that bid fair to make them
a happy and prosperous life.
Having concluded to quit farmiuR, I will sell
at public auction at my placo 4 miles oast and
one mile south of Audubon, on wlmt is known
as the Houry Kossenhaschen farm, on
Tuesday, February 18, 1902,
commencing at It) o'clock a. m. the following
property: Fivo head of Horses, consisting of
1 span of gray mares, weight about 1200 to 1300
pounds: 1 span of bay maroB, weight about 1100
and 1200 pounds 1 bay mare 4 poars old. 9 head
of cattlo consisting of 4 hoifors coming 1 year
old 4 bulls coming 1 year old. 1 yearling red
Polled bull, all theso cattlo but ono are Eed
Pollod broed. Machinory, ntc. 1 Buckoye
binder, new last year: Deoring Mower, 1 14
inch gtyig plow, new last spring 1 spado disc,
new lust spring. 1 Hays corn planter, 1 walking
cultivator. 1 top buggy, 1 3-sectlon lover har
row, 1 set hay poles and other articles too iium
orous to mention. Freo Lunch at Noon.
Torms—12 months. J. p. STORY.
CUBIS NELSON, Auctioneer.
JOHN MCGUIRE, Olork,
FOR SALE—A good property in
Audubon. See C. A. MARLIN.
If you wattt the best hand
made harness Martin harsen
Mr. and Mrs. .Tas. Northup are the
proud parents of a baby boy tuat came
to their home last Saturday.
S. G. Hersmau, brother of J. H.
Hereman, came up from his home at
Avoca last Friday visiting and had a
most enjoyable time.
L. N. French, up north ot Ross, lias
advertised to sell his stock preparatory
to going down by Dexter to the farm
he purchased this year.
Mrs. Mary Flynn has advertised to
sell all her stock at public sale at her
farm out southwest of Audubon, on
the usual terms, February 11.
Mrs. Clint Reynolds returned home
from her parental home at De Soto,
bringing with her a baby to let the
father gaze for the first time upon its
Word came to us too late to get the
program for the' Farmers' Institute
that it will be held February 18,19, 20
in the court house. Will give program
Haying decided to quit farming I will sell at
.Public Auction atmy residence
Two Miles north
of liimballton and Threo Miles south-east of
Tuesday, February 18, 190a,
Commencing at Ono O'clock p. M„ the follow-
GEO. F. HAMMER.
Miss Emma Johnson, who has been
assisting in at Lidd's has resigned
there and accepted a position iu at the
big store of Bilharz & Son. Miss John
son is a good worker and one used to
meeting people and.will fill the place
£r9Perty: Four milch cows, one two-yoar
heifer, throe two-year-old steers, one two
year-old bull, one yearling steer, two steer
calves, three heifers, ono horse, seven years old,
live hundred bushels of corn, one set of good
TERMS. Sums of $10.00 aod under, cash over
that amount accredit of twelve months will be
given without interest if paid when due, other
wise 8 per cent from date 5 per cent off for cash
G. MARCUSSEN. AO. SORNSON.
C. NELSON, Auctioneer.
PETEE LYKKE, Clerk.
$18.00 kind for 512.50.
^#$16.50 kind for $11.00.
$15.00 kind for $10.00.
NELSON & CHRISTENSEN
GREAT CLEARING SALE.
ALL ROUND BARGAINS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT
Men's heavy fleece lined Underwear, 45c kind now 30c
Men's heavy fleece lined Underwear, 50c kind now 38^
Men's all wool heavy ribbed Underwear, $1.00 kind
Men's all wool heavy flat Underwear, $1.75 kind,
Men's fine warm Winter Caps, the $1.50 kind now $1.00
Men's fine warm WiDter Caps, the $1.25 kind now 85c
Men's fine warm Winter Caps, the $1.00 kind now 65c
A big lot of Caps for Men and Boys, were
26c to 50c each. Your choice of the lot..
Greatest Clearing Sale of Men's and Boys' Suits and
Overcoats, the most genuine bargains ever offered in
Audubon. Men's fine Kersey Overcoats cut in the
latest style, comes in blue, brown and black, the fin
est material used, also linings, made by Hart, Schaff
ner & Marx.
You will do yourself an injustice by not attending
this greatest clearing sale of clothing worth
tOO CENTS ON THE DOLLAR.
NELSON & CHRISTENSEN
Saturday, Feb'y 8th
We will open our store in the Overholtzer
building, and invite you all to call and
examine our goods. Our stock comprises
the following lines:
Ladies' and Gents
and a full line of
Groceries and Crock'ry
BARGES LOST IN STOlRM^
Grows of Three Vessels Thought
New York, Feb. 5.—There Is every*...
reason to believe that three barges,
coal laden, Newport News for Boston,'
have been lost at sea, as a result of
the storm and thait 13 persons, com
prising the crews, have perished. The
barges were the Antelope, Belle of
Oregon and Mystic Belle. They were
in tow of the tug Richmond and tv
flnding of a piece of wreckage bear
the letters "O. P. E." lends conflri.
tiou to other information at hand. j[L
During the height of the blow the
Richmond's heavy towing hawser
snapped and the barges went adrift
off Fire island. Each barge had on
board three sailors. Besides these,
were Captain Miller and his wife, who
acted as cook on the Antelope Cap
tain Harding on the Belle of Oregon
amd Captain Rogers on the Mystie
Belle, a total of 13 persons.
British Steamer Asnoro.
Liverpool, Feb 5.—Advices received
Here say tlwut the British steamer
Knight Companion is ashore at Inu
boie-Saki Japan, and will probably be
come a total loss. The Knight Com
panion is one of the regular line of
steamers which ply between Portland
and the Orient in connection with the
Oregon Railway and Navigation con*
No Decision in Merger Case
Washington, Feb. 4.—The United
States supreme court adjourned yes
terday until Feb. 24. The court did
not announce a decision in the North
ern Pacific merger case and that case
now necessarily goes over until after
tie reconvening of the court
The entire line is bought from easternft§§
manufacturers to save the jobbers' profits.
Call and examine our goods and get ourfil 5
prices. Yours, ...'-.fa
Faaborg & Nelsen,
Store opens at 7 o'clock, Saturday morning and for the first two
A weeks will give free with every $5.00 cash purchase one 4-piece
set of Tableware.
$12.50 kind for $8.50.
$10.00 kind for S7.Q0.
$8.50 kind for $5.00
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