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'n 1§ CT®" Public. Mrs. John Dawson is on the sick list at her home in East Hamlin. Prof. Nims intended to pass Thanksgiving in Lincoln but not feeling well gave up the journey. UsSSee A. W. Carmi'chael's sale notice for December 7. He resides on the Wm. Walker farm, six miles south east of Exira. t^iMr, and Mrs. Whitney, of O'Brien county, are visiting their son, Len Whitney and wife, arriving here by team last Saturday. H. P. Hansen has made all ar rangements to open a livery barn in West Exira. G. A. Smith will have charge of the barn, eo we are informed. Mrs. Wilson, of Valley Junction, was in town Saturday for a short time and again Monday on busi ness and calling on her sister, Mrs. Sam Ham. She is general agent for the C. A. Pearsall Co. of Des Moines. D.E. SHRAVGER Licensed Embalmer License Xo. 569* Store Phone 35. House Phone 37. DR. .JOHNRILEY, Physician Surgeon Office first door east of Corner Drug Store, upstairs cXlffl* IOWA H. F. ANDREWS, Attorney -at Law Thirty years experience. Will practice in all courts of the state. Does a general law business. Give him a call. JSxi ra» Iowa* MONUMENTS! Cheapest and Best. Exira Iowa. 8 S 8 8 Journal is 2 Atlantic, la. gr I Local News I ,J P. Christensen is now a Notary Having purchased the Grocery and Boot and Shoe stock and Gent's Furnishing Goods of Hunt & Nelson, I am prepared to offer you a iirst-class stock of goods at living prices. My aim willl 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. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••J I Extraordinary Offer! Des Moines Daily Capital (The best Daily in Iowa) For AND $3.00 1 Mrs. M.L.Noel returned to Harlan Wednesday. A. H. Baber sold his nice colt last week to J. B. Bendlemen. W. T. Bintner was an Atlantic business visitor on Saturday. Jas. Gripp, of Greeley, will have a big public Bale on Saturday, Dec ember 12. Harry Hockenberry, southwest of town, sold his surplus corn last week to O. F. Ide. W. C. Sturgeon, of this city, sold two thoroughbred Red Duroc boars to M. P. Mardesen last week. J. W. McClain writes to his father that he expects to arrive at Ocean Park, Cal. the last of this week with his car of horses. Frank Leffingwell was in Audu bon Friday and that being his un lucky day he lost the foot race which he ran there. Frank Hunt was the highest bid der for the water tower and tank last Saturday,purchasingthe whole outfit for $21. He will take the tank to his farm northwest of town. John Dawson, of Hamlin town ship, was in town Saturday looking and feeling well after his long siege of inflamatory rheumatism. He has laid aside both cane and crutches. Drs. Oldaker & Hammer, Dentists. Office over Farmers and merchants 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. Charley Benton, of La Harpe, Kas., arrived here on Saturday from Audubon on his way toward North Branch to viBit his brothers who reside there. He says Kansas is booming and especially the part he resides in, it being in a productive oil region. Hensley Bros. & Thielen shipped some of the finest cattle Saturday that have been sent from here for along time and as the market is most always better for a short time after Thanksgiving they aae sure to strike a good market. They also shipped a lot of bogs at tne same time. Public Sale Auctioneer. If you are going to have a sale, telephone at my expense to Nelson's drug store, Guthrie Center, Iowa, and I will crv your sale. K. BRADY.Auctioneer, Guthrie Center. Ia. W. T. Bintrver $ 0 '.•'-"iUv. Audubon County Journal (The best Paper in Audubon County.) For 1904 Why not save $ 1.00 The regular price of the Daily Capital is $3 00 the price of 5 $1.00 but by special arrangement we can give you the two papers for the year 1904 for £3.00. Why not come to the Journal office and arrange for your read ing matter for the next year. S This offer is withdrawn December 28th. Audubon County Journal EIGHTEEN OLD. EXIKA, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1903. Jim Persing sold his fine, young horse to a dealer last Saturday. Albert Guidinger commenced a winter term of sehool last Monday in No. 1, Exira township. Anthony Myers did not buy the A. C. Gault property, the deal fall ing through at the last moment. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Parrott enter tained a number of their relatives with a fine Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. Bringma, daughter of H. Conklin and wife, returned last week to her home in Rushville, Mo. Miss Bessie Dodge commenced a term of school in the Hunter dis trict, Hamlin township last Mon day. Vic Anciaux purchased a new set of combination buggy and farm harness of one of our dealers last week. Geo. Martin and wife attended the dance at J. L. Wheeler's in Au dubon township, last Thursday night. E. A Covault wife and children of near North Branch, visited his par ents in thiB Saturday. J. W. H. Bowman and wife had their children and grandchildren partake of a feast to suit the taste of the most exacting appetite last Thurs day. Geo. Huyck left Friday for a visit to his sister-in-law, Mrs. Jennie Rudge-Thomas, and husband whose little child is reported dangerously sick. H. W. Wilson and wife, of Audu bon, and Mrs. Malard, of Des Moines passed Thanksgiving day and night at the home of C. W. Marliu and wife. Mr. A. T. Powell and daughter, Miss liose, visited the last of the week with his son. E. D. Powell, and family, rrriving from Atlantic on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Van Gorder, of Audubon, spent Thanksgiving at the Exira Heights' residence of their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Delahoyde. A splendid dance was held on Thursday night at the J. L. Wheeler home in Audubon township, over fifty numbers were out and every thing passed pleasantly. Mrs. McClain who resided at the south end of Carthage street has moved to near Cumberland to keep house for her nephew while his father is in the South for his health. A rousing farewell reception was held in the Y. M. C. A. rooms Satur day night in honor of Lee Wissler who left Tuesday for Cincinnati, Iowa. The farewell was given by his school mates and other young* friends. Atty. John Hunter visited his par ents on the Upper Heights for the past few days, returning Monday to his home in South Omaha where he is engaged in hiB C. W. nARLIN, Editor and Publisher city Friday night and Mies Josie Guidinger who has been absent from the parental home for several years, is teaching in New York city. Henry Reilander and Mike Mertee each brought to market an extra fine load of hogs which brought the top price for Friday. Wilde & Spencer purchased the J. G. Gates coal business and will continue to keep in stock hard coal Illinois and Centerville. W. Dawson started to town Fri day with a load of hogs when one his fine horses, a colt, took Bick and it iB thought he will die. John Mertes Sr. and wife returned from Carroll Wednesday after a week's visit with his brother, Nick, and other relatives there. Miss Lucile Connrardy was visit ing at the Lafe Simpson residence in Audubon, the latter part o' .ast week and the first of this. Evart, Charley and Floy Wissler went to Earlham Friday to visit rel atives prior to departing tor their new home in Southeastern Iowa. profession with increasing patronage. Geo. B. Taylor and wife left on Thursday for a seort visit with her sister in southern Iowa, thence they will go to Illinois where her mother resides and as soon as they can se cure a location will send for their household goods. P. H. Heath, of WeBt Exira, has invested in a fine scissors and sharp edge tool grinder which he is using to good advantage nowadays. His work is warranted and if in need of any work in his line it will pay you to give him your work. Use Pecan Oil, the greatest veter inary absorbent, cures all outside ailments on your horse, wire cuts, bruises, bunches, sore feet and shoulder, collar and harness gall, thrush splints, spavins, skin di seases. Sold on a positive guaran tee. Get a trial bottle of Clure Clure Masonic Officers Elected. At the regular communication of Exodus Lodge No. 342 F. and A. M. held last Saturday evening the fol lowing officers were elected for the euBusing year: T. J. Coglon, W. John Schlater, S. W P. M. Christensen, J. W John Riley, Treas. V. B. Hellyer, Secy. Installation of officers will take place on Friday evening, Dec. 11. Miss Hosaac is now the Spoo restaurant. working in Christian Science topic next Sun day "God, the preserver of Men." Insure in the Continental Insur ance Company, THEO. PATTY, Ag't. Mrs. Anna Voss-Weisbrodt return ed to her home in Des Moines Sun day. Morris Peterman is at home again after several weeks' absence in At lantic. Charley Spencer will have a sale next Thursday at the Chas. Ober holtz farm. Read his notice in this issue. J. C. Newlon Camp No. 2820 M. W. of A. will elect officers on the evening of December 10 and every member of the order is expected to be present. The members of the Adveut church, out near the Old Stanley schoolhouse in Sharon township, were busy last week erecting a 48 foot shed to protect their teams while attending church. This cer tainly is a humane and commend able week's work and should be fol lowed up in several other localities. "J'he merciful man is merciful to his beast." I S A E S Having decided to move to Illinois, I will sell at public auction at my residence on the Jobn Palm place, 7 miles northeast of Exira and 3Va miles southwest of North Branch on Section 26, Greeley township, on Saturday, December 12, Commencing at 10 o'clock A. M. sharp, the following property Thirteen Head of Horses: Six work horses 3 horses, coming 3 years old: 3 horses, coming 2 years old 1 spring colt. Sixty-eight Head of Cattle: 22 steers, coming 2 years old 7 bull calves 8 heifer calves 14 milch cows 17 heifers, coming 3 years old. Farming Machinery, Household Goods, Etc.: 1 McCormick binder 1 McCormick mower 1 double-row stalk cutter, new 1 hay loader 1 3-section lever harrow 14-sectionlever harrow 2 14-u ch Etirring plows 216-inch riding plows 3 farm wagons 1 spring wagon 2 hayracks 2 feed grinders 1 hand corn sheller 1 broadcast seeder and cart 1 corn planter with 160 rods of wire 1 hay rake 1 grindstone 1 bobsled 3 New Departure cultivators 1 disc 1 feed cooker 1 tank heater 2 sets of double harness 1 saddle 1 single harness 2 heating stoves and many other articles. 125 head of good shoats. Free Lunch at noon. TEEMS: Usual torms except buyers get 7 per cent discount for cash. JAMES H. GRIPP. D. R. JON'ES, Auctioneer. OTTO WITTHAUEB, Clerk. I will sell at public auction at the Chas. Ober holtz farm three miles north of the Exira Creamery, on Thursday, December 10. Commencing at ]0 A. M. sharp, the following: Five head of horses—Two head of mules: One ma r», coming throe years old, weight 950 lbs.: 1 bay horse 6 years old, weight 1200 lbs. 1 blacu mare 7 years old, weight 1100 lbs. 1 span of bay colts 2 and 3 years old, weight 2500 lbs. 1 span of mules 10 and 11 years old, weight 1800 lbs Fifteen head of Cattle: Nine milch cows, 2 fresh now others fresh soon 1 spring calf 4 young calves 1 Red olled Bull coming 2 years old. Fifty Head of Shoats: Twenty-eight of them will make good blood sows, balance are good stock hogs. Farm machinery. Chickens, Corn, Etc: One wagon 1 top bu^gy 1 4-section lever harrow 1 feed grinder 1 sc 1 hayrack: 2 sets of double harness about 4 dozen chickens and numerous other articles. About 00 bushels of ear corn in crib. Free lunch at noon. TERMS: $10 and under, cash: over that amount a credit of 12 mouths will be Kiven with out interest if paid when due, otherwise S per cent interest from date, purchaser giving note with approved socurity. No propeiity to be re moved until settled for. Sis per cent discount for cash, CHAS. W. SPENCER. H. B. kiUKKNDAi.L, Auctioneer. OTTO WITTHAUER, Clerk. Program of the State Institute. Hon. Eugene Sec or, Forest City. lion. H. K. Wright, State Diary Com missioner. AFTERNOON SESSION. "Live Stock at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. St. Louis, 1U04."—Hon. K. D. Coburn, Chief Live Stock Division of the Exposition. "Alfalfa."—H. M. Cottrell, Odebolt. "A Talk on Corn."—P. G. Ilolden. EVENING SESSION, 8 o'clock P. M. This session will be devoted to discus, sion on Good Roads, Address—W. II. Moore, St. Louis, Pres ident National Good Roads Association. Address—Sen. J. T. Brooks, Hedrick. Address—Hon. Lafe Younjr, DesMoines STATE AGRICULTURAL CONVENTION. To be held in the rooms of the Depart ment of Agricultural at the Capitol Build ing. Wednesday, December 9, 9:30 o'clock A. M. ORDER OF BUSINESS, Appointment of committees. Address of President, \V. W. Morrow, Afton. Report of Secretary, 1. C, Simpson. "The Benefits of the Iowa State Fair."— Hon. \V. F. Harrinian. "The Work of the Iowa Commission to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition."—F. R. Conaway. Sec'y. AFTERNOON SESSION. Report of Standing Committees. Report of Other Committees. Election of officers and Members of Board. Unfinished business. Thursday, December 10, 1903. Meeting of the State Board of Agri culture. Charley Persing is again at home after several months' absence in the northern part of the state. Council Bluffs.... TRANSACTS A GENER AL BANKINO BUSINESS.... Exira., Iowa.. Farmers' There is to be a meeting of the State Farmers' Institute and Agri cultural Convention held in Des Moines December 7, 8 and 9 to which every farmer in the state is invited. The sessions of the Institute will be held in the Y. M. C. A. auditorium and the State Agricultural conven tion will be held in the rooms of the department at the capitol building. Following is the program and priz es offered for corn: Monday, December 7, 8 o'clock P. n. Invocation—Rev. Dr. H. O. Breeden. Address—Gov. A. B. Cummins. Address: "Industrial Education."— Hon. A. B. Storms, President Iowa State College. Address: "Household Economics."— Mrs. Alice B. Booker. Tuesday, December 8, 9:30 o'clock A. M. INSTITUTE SESSION. Address: Hon. John Hamilton, Insti tute Specialist, Department of Agricul ture, ashineton D. C. "Should the Institute Law Be Chang ed? '—Prof. C. F. Curtiss. /'How to Conduct a Successful Insti tute. —Mrs. F. A. Squires, Secretary Clay County Farmers' Institute, Spencer. Six Snaps If Taken .At Once! We have six choice farms, 7 miles west of.Neola. Fine improvements and only two miles from Danish Lutheran church. Write at once for full particulars. Prescriptions will receive my careful attention day or night. CIRCULATION EXCEEDS 2503 A O E I N $1.00 PER YEAR Mrs. John L. Morgan, of Greeley, left last week for a visit with her mother in Mahaska county. Squire 6c Annis Cbas. Van Gorder, President John McDaniela, Vice President Ed Delahoyde, Cashier EXCHANGE BANK Eocira, Iowa. Collection* promptly attended to. Money to loan on good Aecurltlet. Exchange bought and sold. Pharmacy Having purchased the stock of F. W. Smith & Company, I am prepared to attend to your wants when in need of any thing usually carried in a drug store. J. F. BERRY Want to talk a little RCLBCCKIV 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 Bound 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 with its new ventilator base it stands without an equal. AV"e can convince you it's what you are looking for. Our line For anything in Hardware and Furniture, if you are looking for new up-to-date Goods, see me. Yours for Trade D. E. Shrauger r,r of Wood kinds of Cooks, aq^LXJoc s, Etc., is Heaters, all Qak Stoves Steel Ranges, the most complete and our prices, well they will make your pocketbook happy.