Cash for poultry Powell market.
Fall plowing has begun in this
E. D. Cotton received a large in
voice of new goods this week. 5
Mrs. Voorhees i9 now enjoying
life at Los AngeleB, California.
Clem Bruner was off on a fishing
tour this week up near Coon
Miss Jessie Dutcher, of Audubon
Township, visited in Exira Satur
Call on Spencer & Son for coal of
all kinds, Hard, Soft, Threshers or
R. E. Hamlin is thinking of mov
ing his threshing machine up to
one of the Dakotas.
E. D. Cotton pays the
highest price for Poultry.
Miss Lily Hunt occompanied by
her sister in law Mrs. Geo. Hunt
and Miss Flo. Smith will return to
Valley Junction Saturday.
Ira Baird, butcher J. C. Powell's
efficient aid, was on the sick list the
first of this week caused by an
eleven o'clock p. m. fishing down
on the Botna.
D. E. Shrauger now occupies his
neat little office south of the
Johnson Mercantile house. J. E.
McGuire will also have office room
in the north end of the buildihg.
Theo. Patty drove out into Gree
ley Monday to the August Burr
farm to ascertain the damage done
to the grain injured by lightning.
He made a satisfactory settlement.
Dr. Lauritzen and brother Peter,
Henry Kroeger, and D. E. Shrauger
and their families drove to the
Bintner woods Sunday where they
held a very pleasant picnic enjoyed
The elder will hold Quarterly Con
ference at the M, E. Church next
Sunday morning at nine oclock and
will preach at the old Hamlin
Church in the afternoon at three
The Old Soldiers and Old Settlers
reunion of Adair County will meet
at Arbor Hill this year on Sept. 12
and 13 which will no doubt be visit
ed by some of the old settlers in
the south part of this county.
6et Ready tor (Ik Reunion
J. W. Hood of Audubon ex grain
buyer at Hamlin was in town Sat
urday on business.
And let me sell you what you are
A going to purchase for that
notable event. m,
P. M. Christensen had the tinners
at work this week putting a tin roof
on his new building.
Mr. Chris Jensen is having some
tin roofing done on the Kreamer
building he recently purchased.
E. C. Wilson is again at work on
his fine residenceand the part com
pleted has been painted a beautiful
Large consignments of dry goods
are being received now at the
Hansen, Lohner & Co. and the Wm.
Mr. R. C. Powell the post office
clerk left this Wednesday for Dee
Moines where he will attend school
at Drake LTniversity.
MrsJimGwin and child are ex
pected to return from Canada
shortly. He owns a farm to which
they moved last spring.
My Line of Fancy Hosiery.
I am closing out at cost. Men's
fancy shirts can be purchased
here at a big discount.
Special sale on
We have three or four men now
that appear to be engaged in the
pastime of breaking the frisky and
uncertain western horse.
The business man who talks to
the readers of a newspaper as he
talks to the customers in his store
is the one who wins.—Exchange.
Exira and Brayton base ball
teams crossed bats Sunday on the
latter's grounds the former winning
by a score of eight to seven. A
large crowd witnessed the sport.
E. D. Cotton pays the
highest price for Poultry.
The Sidney Sun suggests that
every country merchant carry a 1 ine
in his weekly advertisement, stat
ing tnat he will duplicate the goods
and prices of the mail order houses.
The Sun saya the country merchant
can do it all right, and thinks that
is the only way to keep money at
Down in the Dairy building at the
Iowa State Fair dairy commissioner
will carry on the seventh monthly
scoring contest of butter. Six of
these have been held at Mason City
and have worked the butter makers
of the state up to high grade of ef
fort and the finest butter ever made
in the world iB now being turned
out in this state. Car loads of it
will be in the tests to be made dur
ing fair week.
Because I can sell you cheap
er than anyone else in town.
IN DRES5 GOODS
I am selling my summer goods
AT COST. My new line of fall
and winter dress goods is on
the shelves. Let me show you
that they are up-to-date in
quality and price.
Bring your poultry to me and I
will pay you the highest mar
Insure in the Continental Insur
ance Company. THEO. PATTY, Ag't
New sheet music at Hansen &
Queen Esther at K. P. Hall Friday
evening September 1st.
Arctic cold cream sodas all flav
ors. iw LAWRENCE RESTAURANT.
E. O. Cotton buys poul
try. 24 tf
Mrs. J. C. Powell has been ill and
under a physician's care the past
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Watterson will
go to the State Fair Sunday return
Miss Emmeline Spencer has been
laid up the past week caused by
stepping on a nail.
Miss Mollie Delahoyde returned
this morning from her outing at
Estes Park, Colorado.
Walk Creese, of east of Old Ham
lin, was calling on the Spencers,
father and son yesterday.
A. J. Baylor is building a big
double corn crib and a granary out
on his Audubon township farm.
Examine the new music at Han
sen & Cunningham's. They get the
latest just] as they are pub
lished. 24 2wk
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Black and
daughter Irene visited over Sunday
at the Marion Jenkins home in
Miss Bernice Seibert returned
from Des Moines this morning.
Her stock of millinery goods will
Born on August 21st at Scranton
la. a ten pound girl to Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Herrick. Mother and
child doing well.
Lyle Copeland returned to the
Bluffs Saturday accompanied by
his cousin Arthur Statzell who will
visit there for a week.
Mrs. Jens Christensen, of South
Dakota, arrived here yesterday on a
visit to her parents Mr. Perry Par
rott and other relatives.
If in need of a watch dod't fail to
take aduantsge of the Special prices
August 31st, September 1st and 2nd
at P. i"l. Chrjstensen's. 24-Jw
Any attractions for reunion be
sides those given on posters? Yes
the Queen Esther Cantata Septem
ber 1st at K. P. Hall. 24-2w
C. W. Boysen residing out north
west of town purchased a big bill
of lumber last week for a fine resi
dence he is intending to build.
E. D. Cotton buys poul
try. 24 tf
We are under obligations to
grandma Shrauger for a boquet Of
lovely flowers which will bedeck
the editors desk till they, like all
else shall fade.
The audience who greeted the
Queen Esther Company at Lewis
were so well pleased with its expo
sition that the management have
been guaranteed $100 to repeat the
Will Powers who was last week
arreBted by the sheriff on a warrent
Bworn out by his wife Ola Heath—
Powers on the charge of adultery
waB not held and ia again at work
on the bridge gang south of town.
Wanted: Gentleman or lady of good
standing to travel with a rig or by
rail. Salary $1072.00 per year and ex
penses paid weekly and exoensea
advanced. Address, with stamp,
Jos. A. Alexander,
Miss Ina Bruner having pur
chased a half interest in the Miss
Jensen millinery store, Monday the
two ladies went to Dee Moines to
purchase their fall stcck of goods
which they will open up in the build
ing now occupied by the P. M.
Christensen Jewelry store.
LOST—Between Clyde McNeil's
residence three miles west of Exira
and Atlantic a brown leather pock
et book containing quite a sum of
money, some letters addresBed to
Mrs. Belle Worley-McNeil. Finder
leave at Nels Johnson's harness
shop and receive reward.
Qreat bargains in watches and
rings during Reunion at P. n. Christ
Our time and space being limited
this week we can only say that the
Queen Esther Cantata was even
bettei than the most sanguine
admirer of the musical Dlay hoped
for. The attendance was good and
each one knew his or her part to
perfection. After the rendering of
the play to be again given next
week, we hope to be able to give a
full account of the play and the part
Tuesday, August 29, has been de
signated Governors', Soldiers' and
Children's Day at the State Fair and
a special program has been arrang
ed. The old soldiera expect to have
more people here interested in their
affairs, especially, than ever gotten
together at the fair. They have ar
ranged for an address by Corporal
Tanner of New York who will be
the next commander in chief of the
National Grand Army organization.
Governor Cummins and his fall
staff and Colonel Thomas and his
whole regiment of cavalrymen from
Fort Dee Moines, the new army
post in this city, will participate in
the parade and the governor will
speak. The soldiers'day is one of
the special features of which the
fair is the center and there are a
score of others. Most of the princi
pal organizations of the stale have
headquarters on the grounds and
will hold reunions, conventions,etc
ALL KINDS of STEAM FITTINGS at SPENCER AND SON's ..:
Read paige 54 in the Fair Book.
T. D. Vickery went to Audubon
on business Tuesday.
Mr. L. Jorgensen was an Aud
ubon visitor Tuesday.
J. O. Howard has been drawn as a
Petit Juryman in the Federal Court.
Sam Jensen and Will Minerman
visited in Atlantic Tuesday night.
G. C. Smith iB the name of the
new barber in the Hugh Smith shop.
E. A. Armstrong, land agent of
Bear Grove, Guthrie County, was in
Miss Nicolina Nelson and John
Nelsen's little girl were viaiting in
Dorsey Marietta and wife visited
Sunday with his relatives here driv
ing from Atlantic.
Bert Freeman of Audubon arrived
here yesterday and is assisting in
the Exchange Bank.
Miss Dorcas Aten will teach in
District No. 4, Douglas Township
commencing September 4th.
Cut down those noxious weeds,
they are disgrace to your property,
the town and an eye sore to visitors.
H. F. Andrews made a trip to
Audubon, Manning, and Avoca
Wednesday in the interest of the
Bessie Dodge gave a party
Tuesday evening in honor of her
friend and guest, Miss McClain of
Rev. Richardson and daughter
Hazel and Rev. Aten attended the
Sunday School convention in Aud
Mr. Shideler of North Branch has
rented one of the Chris Jensen tene
mant houses in this city and is now
one of our citizens.
Henry Bush is doing some interior
painting, decorating the walls, and
waxing the floor of the Edwin Dela
hoyde home this week.
Mrs. Cynthia Miller concluded
her two weeks visit in Exira yester
day and left for home, word coming
her mother had just died.
Mrs. Croy has the material on
the ground to build a cement walk
on the south and west sides of her
residence on south Jefferson street.
Miss Elsie Parrott of Sumner, Iowa
is expected to arrive here in time to
attend the Reunion. She is a sister
of S. B. Parrott and Mrs. G. W.
The rural telephone men north
east and south eaat are all busy
erecting poles and stretching the
wires for the several lines now be
Frank Hensley is another pro
gressive citizen who has had a
cement walk laid this week in front
of his residence property on east
John Lohner is having the front
of his residence lot in the Heighta
beautified and made more sub
stantial by having a cement curb
against the bank and to the side
W. C. Sturgeon and wife intended
to start for Caspar, Wyoming Tues
day to visit their son Frank, but
Mrs. Sturgeon being taken suddenly
ill the trip will be delayed until her
See Dr. Weber, the eye and ear
doctor, Thursday, September 7th.
Don't put it off any longer. Dr.
Weber has cured many others and
can cure you. Call at Park Hotel,
September 7th. Examinations free.
S. B. Parrott has torn up his
board walk along his premiaes and
engaged Joe Gearheart to put down
a cement walk. John Hnnter and
Henry Heckman have also expressr
ed their intention of having cement
walks in front of their properties
on Washington street.
S M. Hubbell whose local appears
elsewhere in this paper is giving
good satisfaction in his method of
breaking and training horses and
aa be uses humane and kindly
principles only we are sure any one
having a horse to break could not
do better than give him a call.
ForCuts.Burns, Old Sores, Eczema, Piles
and all Skin Diseases, there is no remedv
equal to Hawkeye Family Salve. 25 cents.
J. F. Berry.
For School Days
The children must be supplied
PENS &(\d INKS
a^nd the multitude of
other little accessories
thev.t the boy or girl must
ha.ve in order to be most
successful a.t school.
We have them at
prices a.s low as you
HANSEN (SL CUNNINGHAM
Phone 51 Exira., Iowa
CALL ON VS DURING
.JC, i**% A
At high noon ou the 23d day of
August, 1905 at the palatial home
of the bride's parents at Oakwood
Stock Farm, near Brayton, Rev.
G. E. Nichols officiating, Prof Vin
cent J.Robinson of Harlan was unit
ed in marriage to Miss Belle Hard
man the aecond daughter of J. C.
Hardman and wife. When the hour
for the ''Celebration of that nuptial
which we two had sworn shall
come," had arrived, with Miss
Sophia Sorenson, of Brayton, ren
dering a beautiful wedding march,
Rev. G. E. Nichols led the process
ion down the spacious stairway,
closely followed by Mias Belle
Hardman leaning on the arm of
Prof. V. J. Robinson, accompanied
by a few of their most intimate
friends, marched to the parlor
where were gathered some twen
ty-eight invited guests, besides
the family, who had assembled to
witness the beautiful marriage
ceremony of the Christian Church.
Rev. Nichols in a few brief and im
pressive remarks, announced the
reason for the gathering, and,
turning to the happy couple, per
formed the ceremony which made
the "Twain as one." Introducing
Mr. and Mrs. Bobinsou to the
assemblage, a general hand shake,
and good wishea were extended by
At this time, Mr. Flick, the photo
grapher, announced himself ready
to take a picture of the party and
all present were grouped among
the pillars and posts of the artistic
front porch of the home and photo
The artists of the culinary de
partment, about this time seemed
desirous of showing the "skill of
the kitchen" and through one of
their number gave to those there
assembled, the information that
the wedding feast was spread. The
two very large tables, which fairly
groaned under the weight of good
things, were soon filled and still a
large number remained to be serv
Dinner over, and desert served,
the gentlemen repaired to the
shade of Oakwood Stock Farm,
some to smoke the fragrant cigars,
rich in aroma gathered from the
sweet breezes and flowers of the
Queen of the Antilles—Cuba which
had been provided for the lovers of
the "weed," others to spend a plea
sant hour in social chat. The in
vited guests present were J. W.
Robinson and wife, Jack Robinson
and Miss Cooper, and C. W. Dawes
and wife, all of Harlan. George E.
Elwood, wife and little Jack of Aud
ubon, W. D. Pratt and wife, W. B.
Temple and wife, C. K. Hallock
and mother, Dr. W. R. Koob and
wife, C. L. Bisom and wife, the
Misses Mildred Bartlett, Pluma
Freeman, Reno Ordway, Ruby
Koob, Bessie Ide, Imo and Edna
Bisom, Verna Anderson, Sophia
Sorenson and Mr. Arthur Anderson
all of Brayton. MiBS Edith McClure
of Missouri Valley, Mr. Flick and
"ye editor" of Exira.
The young married people were
the recipienta of many valuable
gifts. Some of which we gleaned
were, a check for fifty dollars J. C.
Hardman and wife, fine landacape
painting John Robinson, linen table
cloths W. H. Casey, Arthur and
Verna Anderson, Dr. Koob and
wife. Fruit diah Sophia Sorenaen,
clock Reno Ordway, Ruby Koob,
Raymond Miller, Imo Bisom, Edna
Bisom. Picture "Love's Sweet
Song" Jack Robinson and MisB
Cooper, bed spread Mrs. Robinson
rocking chair Bernice Hardman
and Beatrice Walker. Large silver
berry spoon Sophia Roundy. Same
Bessie Ide, Mildred and Vivian
Bartlett, two-hundred piece set of
dishes L. Bisom, W. B. Temple,
Wm. Pratt, I. P. Hallock and C. K.
Hallock. Set fruit knives Pluma
Freeman, Bet of tea apoons G. E.
Elwood and wife, cut glaas berry
diah ^Hazel Ha&dman, berry diah J.
E. Stile6, set silver knivea and forka
C. W. Dawea and wife, set silver
knives and forks Audubon Countv
At 2:30, the telephone bell brought
a call for the doctor who was pre
aent and whoae departure was soon
followed by others, among them,
All wish thia young couple a
happy journey through life and
trusting that no tribulations may
mar the felicity of their home.
•i* +1 *\rC7l
unamoenain S Diarrhoea Remedy.
Never fails. Buy it now. It may save life*
Queen Esther Cantata RePeated.
The management of this com
pany having been importuned to
repeat this celebrated and highly
pleasing Cantata have decided to
render the same at the K. P. HslI
on Friday evening September 1st.
Marcus L. Curd died Wednesday
afternoon at the home of A. W.
Harvey after a short illness. The
funeral will be held from the house
at two o'clock Friday conducted by
Rev. Richardson, interment in the
Exira Cemetery. We will give obit
uary next week.
Think of it.
Butcher Powell informB us that
he has made back what money
he lost last spring when butcher
cattle cost four cents and as soon
as the weather cools a little and it
don't take so much ice he is going
to give ua much lower pricea on
meats out of the cheap cattle he
can now secure. He will be a pub
lic benefactor surely if he does thia
and he alwaya keepa hie word.
Stolen from Preemont County.
One light bay mare weight 1350
or. 1400 pounds, fat, epot in forehead,
foretop trimmed, one white hind
foot, mark on both hind legs, wire
cut on one front foot, supposed to
betaken by trading outfit, if any
should come your way please see if
horse is with them, if so notify
Deputy Sheriff at Audubon.
iii Tifift unWri*'"fV fr
George Weighton, Audubon
County's Veterinary Surgeon will
practice in Exira every Friday till
furthur notice. It you deBire his
services on your farm on any other
date leave the call at the Journal
Office. 4-6 6mo.
Real Estate Transfers.
S. B. Parrott and wife to pV'm.
Christensen 6in off W side extend-'
ing full length of of lot 2 of subd
ot lots 4 and 5 of blk 6 Exira W
Christen Henriksen and wife to*1
R. M. Preston lot 5 and ot lot 6
blk 42 Audubon W $836.00.
E. M. Preston and wife to B.
1 and 2 of se nw 21-80 35
Conrad Burkhart to Katie Burk
hart out lot 1 in nw ne 21 80 35 W
State of Iowa to Edson Herrick fr
part of BW nw 16 78 35 Pat 3-13 1863.
Regulations of Automobiles.
SectionS. Regulations—No per
son ahall operate a motor vehicle
on a public highway at a rate of
speed greater than is reasonable
and proper, having regard to the
traffic and use of the highway, or
BO aa to endanger the life or limb
of any person, or in any event in
the closely built up portions of a
city, town or village, at a greater
rate than one mile in six minutes,
or elsewhere in the city, town or
village at a greater rate than one
mile in four minutes or elsewhere
outside of a city, town or village
at a greater average rate than
twenty miles an hour subject,
however, to the other provisions of
thia section. Upon approaching
a crossing of intersecting public
highways, or a bridge, or a sharp
curve, or a ateep decent and alao in
traversing such crossing, bridge,
curve or decent, a person operating
a motor vehicle shall have it under
control and operate it at a rate of
speed less than herein before spec
ified, and in no event greater than
is reasonable and proper, having
regard to the traffic then on auch
highway and the safety of the pub
Section 9. Caution signals—Any
person operating a motor vehicle
shall, at request, or on aignal of
putting up the hand, from a per-
son riding or driving a reetive
horse or other draft or domestic
animals, bring such motor vehicle
immediately to a atop, and, if trav
eling in the oppoaite direction,
remain atationery BO long as may
be reaaonable to allow such boree*
or animals to pass, and, if traveling
in the same direction, use reason
able caution in pasBing such horse
or animal, and the operator and
occupants of any motor vehicle
Bhall render necessary asBistance to
the party having iD charge said
horse or other draft animal in so
Don't Suffer with
If you are troubled with hard or
soft Coras, Bunions or Warts, mail
us your name and address, with ten
cents in silver and we will send you
by return mail, postage paid, a bottle
of Dr. Hageman's Oerman Corn Cure.
There is no pain, no sore feet. It
will remove the worst corn or bunion
after a few applications. Address
GERMAN REMEDY CO.
Rock Island, Illinois.
Orignal Notice. f"
IN THE DISTRICT COURT or AUDUBON
Perry Bruner & Mary M. Bruner, plaintiffs,
Harriet A Early, William W. Early, Wil
liam H. Bruner. James 1. Bruner, William
S. Lontf, Stella M. Long, Charles S. I„onfc,
wuiin, oicutt ix. iiuug, i/naries o. i^onc,
Ida Long, Maud Newton, Albert Newton,
.Nora kneedler, Lee Kneedler, John M.
LonK, Edna Lonjr, xettie Kline, Georite
lUine, John Wright, Amanda Wright,
Phebe Minser, isamuel K. Minser, Morton
W. Thompson, Mollie W. Thompson,
David L.Thompson, Alice M. Thompson,
John K. Thompson. Rose Thompson,'
lyases is. Thompson, Klizabeth S.
Thompson. Harry W. Thompson. Dora
Thompson, Amiie B. Boorde, Elijah
gourde, Gertrude E. Swaine, Kobert S.
Swaine, Maud E. Eckles, Harry A. Eckles,
Lena R. Frady, Edward Crady, Nellie
Thompson and John B. Connrardy, ad
minUtrator, estate of Eliza Bruner, de
lo each and all said defendants you are
hereby notified that there is now on file
in the office of the clerk of the District
Court of Audubon County, State of Iowa
the petition of tho plaintiffs above named,
alleging that one John Hruner died
intestate at Exira, Iowa on January, 16,
l!)U:!siezed in feesimpleof lots 3 and 4 in
section ti in township 78, range Si, lot 2 of
the south west quarter of the south east
quarter of section 7, in township 78, ranee
34 and the west half of lot 6 Of lot 13 in sec
tion 3, township 7S, range 35, all in Audu
bon County, Iowa, and setting out an ab
stract showing a chain of title thereta
from the United States down to said JohnsA/^
Bruner. Also alleging that the defendantsfv'^
are the heirs of said John Bruner and the**
owners of said real estate and describing
their several shares therein, and alleging
that said premises cannot be equitably
divided into the requisite parcels to givs
each of said owners its share in severalty
without greatly depreciating the value
thereof and that it will be to the better
interest of all said owners that said
premises be sold and the proceeds dividedv^
between them according to their respec
tivo shares thereto. And praying that a
Kiiardian ad litem be appointed for the de
/1?,Ill'a"t James M. Bruner, who is a minor.
I liat the shares of said several owners in
and to said real estate be determined and I*
confirmed and that partition thereof be'
made as provided by law. That a referee
be appointed and that sale of said prem
ises be ordered. That the costs and ex-,j'#"
penses of this action inclnding attorneys vs?
fees and an abstract of title and the taxes
on saul premises be first paid out of tho
proceeds of sale and the balance be dis-*
tributed to the several owners according ,'i
to their respective shares. And for such
other and fulher relief as the court may
deem equitable. For further particulars
see petition. And that unless you ap
pear hereto and defend before noon of tlie
second day of the next term of the Dis
trict Court of Audubon County, State of
Iowa, commencing at Audubon, Iowa 6n
October 17, 1U05, default will bo entered
against you and judgement rendered
thereon as prayed.
H. F. ANDREWS.
h-17-lw Attorney For Plaintiffs.
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