Treasurer C. E. Breniman was ia
the city Monday.
Mrs. Hans Hansen's mother left
for her liome in Creston last Sat
Editor R. C. Spencer was in the
city Monday on business connected
with the "Advocate."
Mrs. Basham returned Saturday
from• Atlantic and further east,
where she has been on business the
Mayor Geo. F. Kapp started for
Oklahoma Tuesday with a party of
tourists for the sunny south. They
were Mr. and Mrs. T- Lair, for
Paoli, Kan., Miss Hildra Van Buren,
A. A. Hill and Art Hawk for Sayre,
S B. E, SHRAUGER
License 2fo. 5SO.
Store Phone 35. House Pliono 37.
|IF. R. COPELAND,
Attorney at Law
DR. JOHN RILEY,
Office first door east of
Corner Drug Store, upstairs bXITfl, 10WS
II. F. AXDIIEW8,
Attorney -at Law
Thirty years experience. Will practice In
all courts of the state. Does a general
law business. Give hlia a call.
Cheapest and Best.
8. E. GRANT,
A tlantic, la.
New Grocery Store
Having purchased the Grocery and Boot and Shoe stock
and Gent's Furnishing Goods of Hunt & Nelson, I am
prepared to offer you a first-class stock of goods at
living prices. My aim Avilll be to keep only the BEST
goods consisting in part of canned goods, fish, flour,
confectionery, sugar, salt, fresh fruit in season and dried
fruits of the best grades only. My stock stock of Boots
and Shoes and Men's Furnishing Goods is complete in
every detail and of the best quality.
Mrs. Connrardy has been having
quite a sick spell with the grip..
The Young brothers north of
town, were guests of Jack Conn
rardy last Sunday.
Mrs. A. J. Bruner was called up to
Melville township last Saturday by
the serious illness of her daughter,
Mrs. Jno. Naylor.
Herman "Witthauer ar
daj'B' visit with his
family, returned to
Drs. Oldaker & Hammer, Dentists.
Office over Farmers and Herchants
bank. Rooms 5 and 6. One of the
firm will be in Brayton all day on
Thursday and at North Branch on
Tuesday of each week.
The editor of the Review of Re
views comments in his October
number on Canada's part in
the Chamberlain zollverein pro
gramme, with especial reference to
commercial union as a practical
policy for the United States and
Canada. His comments are supple
mented and reinforced in an article
contributed to the same magazine
by Mr. Eugene G. Hay.
Dr. S. L. Blachley Dead.
L..E. Born received word the first
of this week of the death of Dr.
Blachley on Wednesday, Oct. 28,
1903, at his home 1101 Center street,
Pittsburg, Pa. Had he lived until
Dec. 13th, he would have been 88
years of age. His wife preceded
him just five weeks before his
death. Three children, two»boys
and one girl survive him. The
doctor's name has been a familiar
one here for a great many years on
account of his being a large land
holder in this vicinity and for
which Mr. Born has been agent for
W. T. Bintrver
On Tuesday, November 17
there will be another one of those popular
land seekers' excursions to the south
west. Double returns for money invested.
Half Fare. Full Enjoyment
for particulars and special rates see
E O A
EXCURSION AGENT. EXIRA, IOWA
is EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD. EXIRA, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1903.
The townsv •.dtees, Ide, Bar
han and a with Witthauer
clerk, nfi5, session Monday after
noon ..e First National Bank
Burns Bowen moved Sunday from
the W. W. Brown property, south of
the Park hotel, out iato the coun
try south of town where rent is
John Hunter has just completed
the plastering of a commodious
kitchen 12x20 feet which he had
built to his house on the upper
Owing to the rain Saturday night
work in the Third degree of
masonry was postponed until Sat
urday night, Nov. 14th, when a full
attendance is expected.
Miss Hattie Fulton is now assist
ant clerk in -at the postoffice.
Peter Schwab, not Jacob bought
the S. Berry%farm out in Greeley.
Insure in the Continental Insur
ance Company, THEO. PATTY, Ag't.
"Mortals and Immortals" subject
at Christian Science .church next
W. H. Covault and wife returned
Saturday night from their visit to
relatives in Missouri.
I have several good farms for sale
around Menlo, Iowa.
9-24-7w Jas. H. McCabe, Menlo, la.,
Mrs. Wm. Wilds of Atlantic,
arrived here Thursday evening
from Audubon and visited until
Saturday with former neighbors.
Our Exira mill seems to be turn
ing out a finq grade of flour under
the present management. Then
why drive to some other mill to
have your wheat converted into
One of our business firms is
putting in a complete system of
waterworks for W. B. Temple, some
thing he has stood in need of for a
long time and which will be a great
Mrs. Dr. Riley returned Monday
morning from Iowa City and
Clinton going to the latter city with
her daughter, Miss Ethel, on a visit
to her sister who teaches in the city
schools of that city.
Mrs. Martha Carpenter, went to
Audubon Monday, and in company
with Mrs. Sylvester Ary, intended
to start for Long Beach, California,
to spend some time in visiting rela
tives and recuperating her health,
Fred Wahlert of Hillrose, Colo.,
visited from Saturday until Mon
day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Wahlert of this city. He re
ports our former townsman, W. W.
Sickels, as prospering in his new
Philip Phillipsen, brother of Jule
Phillipsen, who clerks at the Gault
store, is now installed as clerk at
the Will T. Bintner grocery store,
where he will be glad to welcome
his Danish friends and others who
Mrs. Chas. Delahoydeand daugh
ter, Mary, of Stuart, Iowa, arrived
here Friday from Audubon where
they were attending the marriage
of her niece, Elowene Van Gorder,
and visited until Saturday evening
with relatives here when they re
Rev. Bacon of Odell, Illinois,
filled the pulpit at the Congrega
tional church last Sunday forenoon
and evening. There is a prob
ability the gentleman will receive
a call from the church if an agree
ment agreeable to all concerned
can be reached.
Liveryman Ray Howlett bought
the finest buggy that could be had
in this town last week paying §150
for it. This gentleman is securing
fine rigs and roadsters intending to
make his customers pleased with
his efforts to have them ride in ease
and with speed.
Geo. Burberry, commercial man,
whose home is at Indianola, made
this town a visit last Saturday. He
has been a subscriber of the Jour
ual for many years and through
its columns" keeps posted on the
changes in business houses with
which he transacts commercial
relations and by whom he is al
ways gladly greeted.
Wm. Doffing and wife arrived
here Saturday evening from their
three months' "Bridal" tour in
Germany. His sister. Miss Anna
Doffing, will remain in Germany
until spring when she will return
accompanied by a cousin and
others perhaps who design to make
this country their permanent home.
The man who does not go to
church and who thinks lightly of
churches and church people would
not want to raise his children in a
community where there are neither
churches nor Sunday schools. He
wants their civilizing influence
even if he does not contribute to
their maintainance and he pays a
tribute to their usefulness by this
The Iowa Grand Chapter of the
Order of the Eastern Star elected
the followiug officers at their meet
ing last week in Iowa City: Mrs.
Fanny M. Sever, Stuart, Worthy
Grand Matron A. L.Linder,Musca
tine, Worthy Grand Patron Mrs.
Allena D. Ward, Eldora, Associate
Grand Matron Mrs. Maria Jackson,
Council Bluffs, Grand Secretary
Mrs. Ella Houghton, Red Oak,
Grand Treasurer, and Mrs. Eva
Silliman, of Colo, Conductress.
The next place of meeting will be
Waterloo. There were 900 delegates
Real Estate Transfers.
G. C. Basham (widow) to Wm.
Masterson a strip 3 feet wide off
side of lot 9 and a strip 10 feet wide
off side of lot 10, all in subdivision
of w*2 of blk 6 Exira, $1800.00.
E. A. Voorhees and husband to
Bertha Gano, lot 1 of lot 5 and lot 3
of lot 6, blk 3, Exira, $2500.
Fred Yager and wife to Ed S.
Williams, w1^ nw'4, 10 81 34,
Richard Gault (widower) to Mil
dred A. Hash, Carrie Powell, Anna
Bell Houston, Mary L. Gault, nwi-i,
8w^4, swi4, sei4.*taeii and a part of
swJ4, ne1^, 8-78 35, §1.00.
C. W. flARLIN, Editor and Publisher
Prof. Xims made a visit to Audu
bon last Saturday.
Chas. Woodward left Mondav for
his home near Albia,
Wm. Davis shipped a car of cattle
to market Friday evening.
Jefferson Roberts and wife have
moved from Lorah to this city.
Jno. Crane started Saturday for
the north part of the state to solicit
for a nursery firm.
Mrs. Maggie Fackler has engaged
to teach the winter term in No. 2
A1 Kelley arrived here last week
from Montana and other points
where he passed the summer.
Mrs. Mamie Hill-Jackson left on
Thursday evening for Seattle,
Washington, to joiu her husband.
E. Brady of Guthrie Center was a
Journal caller Friday morning.
He cried the Hardman sale Thurs
Marshall Smith returned 'Friday
evening from Keokuk where he
was acting as United States grand
N. L. Hansen of Brayton made
this office a business call Friday
amd advanced his subscription a
C. W. Scott has been waiting for
a car the last few days to load with
stock to take to his Hubbell,
Rev. Wissler will return in about
two weeks and assist his family to
move to their new home in
In the foot ball game at Marne
last Friday the Marne team were
too heavy for the Exira team and
worsted them by a tally of a to 0.
There was to be a dance at the J.
L. Wheeler residence in Audubon
township last Friday night which
the rain spoiled as far as attend
ance was concerned.
George M. Van Aernam and T. R.
Lee came down from near Audubon
Friday with about seventy head of
yearling steers which they were
driving out to their farms east of
Miss Edna Worthing came down
from Anita today to spend Sunday
with her friend, Miss Marguerite
Shannon, who will give a houBe
party over Sunday.—Friday's At
Attorney G. W. -Cosson of Audu
bon was in town Friday evening on
his way out to Audubon township
where he delivered a political
address. He was accompanied by
A. F. Drake, R. G. Ping and Grover
The choir of the M. E. church got
up a surprise last Friday evening
on W. R. Copeland a member of
that body which was a success in
all its features. Over thirty per
sons were present and if it had not
been that the rain begun to fall
early in the evening as many more
would have been there. It was
held in the parlor of the church
and Mr. Copeland was made to teel
that he would be sorely missed.
A nice collation was partaken of
and the company departed after
many sincere wishes for his future
happiness and prosperity,
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Littlefield
of Audubon township, are the par
ents of twin boys born to them the
first of last week, one of whom died
and the other is reported as being
in an enfeebled condition.
E I A
I O W A
Mrs. Wm. Delahoyde returned
Friday from a few days visit with
Charley Hensley came down Sat
urday on the noon train from
Hamlin and looks as natural as
ever after his sojourn at Crefeldt,
TRANSACTS A GENER
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for new up-to-date Goods, see me.
•Yours for Trade-
If you are figuring on a furnace let us make you prices as we will be
able to furnish you one that will do your work of heating to perfection.
D. E. Shrauger
OF COURSE YOU DO.
Better get one of our air tight stoves to put up in your house now
and it will keep your house warm and comfortable until the cold
blasts of winter are upon us and then you will want a hard coal stove
and we have the best on the market and they are fuel savers and none
can equal them in heating capacity. We also have a nice line of soft
coal heaters. Come in and look at our line.
See Us For Furniture
E. A. VOORHEES
81.00 PER YEAR
Harry Paige has moved into the
H. H. Dimick tenement house in
Will Crisman will soon have the
well borers Will and Charley Patty
at work on a well down in Wood
lawn Park in the southwest part of
Chaa. Van Gorder, President
John McDaniela, Vice President
Ed Delahoyde, Cashier
Collections promptly attended to.
Money to loan on good securities.
Exchange bought and sold
Want to talk a little
A O E IN
About the Round Oak
Heating Stoves not much
to say, because everyone
knows they are the only
Oak that will successful
ly burn hard and soft
coal. They are tight, made
right, it's a stove put up
for service, it's made to
do you good and then we
have the Round Oak
Steel Range, it's a good
one. See these goods be
fore you buy. Radiant
Estate Base Burn
have won a reputation by
satisfying the most ex
acting. They are quick
starters, never go out and
wilh its new ventilator
base it stands without an
equal. We can convince
you it's what you are
Our line of Wood
Heaters, all kinds of
Oak Stoves and Cooks,
Steel Ranges, Etc., is
the most complete and
our prices, well they will
make your pocketbook
For anything in Hardware and Furniture, if you are looking
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