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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - January 4, 1900, Corning, Iowa o y T 7 i ss Corning Adams County Iowa Thursday January 4 190O Vol XXX No I AR ISePf in the Comity To make pur store the recognized leader so all must acknowledge its position to uptpdatebusiness on business principles to make our store as nearly as possible what its our constant aim ONE PRICE and that the lowest Tfewinter Goods at decided reductions J ces LMfiV i Sample Items Ghosen at Random Many Others That Are Equally Attractive Overcoats and Ulsters reduced toI V 00 750 Overcoats and Ulsters reduced to 625 s 1000 Jacketsand Capes reduced toi soo 6s 7I30 Jackets andCapes reduced to 600 1050 Collarettes reduced to 750 750 Collarettes reduced to Q QQ s150 Muffs reduced to iiA res 200 Muffs reduced to jt OO tor 225 250 290 330 310 pes 300 Muffs reduced Blankets reduced to Blankets reduced to 1 Blankets reduced to Shawls reduced to mfw mi 50c Dress Goods reduced to 1 75c Dress Goods reduced to V 100 Dress Goods reduced to PLAIN HENRIETTAS AND CASHMERES NOT REDUCED lOcMeeced Dress Goods reduced to Fleeced Dress Goods reduced to lOc Tennis Flannels reduced to 8f c Tennis Flannels reduced to 50c Gloves or Mitts reduced to 25c Glo ves or Mitts reduced to 5Qc Underwear reduced to j 25c Underwear reduced tov C 50c Caps reduced to 40c wr v A 41 lT 75e Caps reduced to j 60c v e Believe these prices should prove attractive and will be the lowest prices obtainable in feet we think j much that we are willing to let goods go out for comparison and returnable if you can do better CERSAMIN Irst Brought a Few Changes I at the Court House THE faces of County Superintendent Sheriff Sup fvisors Have New Occu Men Binhual changes occured at the William Gibson Icceeded in the sheriffs office by Nprris and Ira P Clark in the superintendents olHce by Celie In son There was also a change in fpresehtative of the county atDes 0 S Grouse succeeding J M there Was one change in the jiershfp of the board of supervis C Sabin taking 3 H Lynams D P Hall succeeded himself V NOHIS who wjl be the countys eaee officer for at least two years s friends hope for four has been eat of this county almost cori sly for the past twentylive years ne havingbeen in Grant town Hejs about fifty years of age xceptionallywellqualifiedfor the Hehas a hard man to succeed predict that he will be one o ost popular sheriffs the county er had The esteem in which he by his closest neighbors who know him best is shown by the at his home township which or y gives a republican majority of sixty gave Norris ninetyfive y It was his friends and neigh ho landed him in the sheriffs of he is properly proud of this Both the retiring and new sherif ublicans new superintendent of schools nocrat Heis a young man who ea engaged in school work for a r of years and his friends expecl make a good record in this im t ofllce Mr Hoskinson ran for ne place once before having been ed by the gentleman who now the otllce to him Hehas been a nt of thecommunity all hislift hat he has made many friends i t from the vote he received a eetion He has entered upon the s of his office with a determination schargo them acceptably and he may succeed S Grouse will take care of Adams ys interests at Des Moines thi r That he will look after thorn satisfaction of his constituent ve no doubt and his record justi Is confidence He was a membe board of supervisors for tw hful thoroughllfiaentiried witn the iriterests of the county He lives on a fine farm north of Prescott Mr Grouse is a re publican and a staunch Gear man and has riot been backwardabout making his sentiments known In J C Sabih the republicans gain a member ofthe board of supervisors as the retiringmemberisa democrat Mr Sabin has been a resident of Nqdaway for foiiirteen years and has been en gaged in business as a stock buyer and shioper He is recognized as a shrewd business beVa valuable addition to the county board We be lieve he will give satisfaction not only to the people of the third district but to those of the county as well D P Hall entered upon his second term on the board He is a well known farmer of Jasper township and was elected because he had made anaccept able record during his first term is a democrat in politics The Retiring Officers William Gibson made a most popular oflicer service of four years He attended to his duties promptly and faithfully and was always obliging arid courteous He goesout of cilice with thegoo4 willof all pur people and they jpin in wishing him success in whatever hemay decide to do He has rented a house in this city and remain here winter but informs us that he has made no definite plans for the Ira PClark served four years as su perintendent of schools Prior to that time he had charge of the public schools of this city and he has been engaged in school during almost all of his life He has taken high rank as an educator and we believe that few counties in thestate have been able to secure men as able and efficient as Prof Clark Always genial and courteous he is also a man of marked ability and wide learning We understand that he expects to enter the ministry and incommon with hun dreds of friends wish him success but would greatly regret hia removal from Corning J M Clark of Prescott who repre sented the county in the lower house of the legislature did so in a creditable manner and the good wishes of many personal and political friends accom pany him in his retirement to private life J H Lynam will be missed as a mem ber of the board In accordance with the custom of alternating the office be tween the two townships forming the district he was not a candidate for re election Heis a democrat but that did not appear in the discharge of his official duties He was a strong mem ber of the board and enjoys the respect of members of patties who have been brought into contact with him A Cordial Invitation I am now located in my new place of business formerly known aa tnelvey building and I extend a cordial invita tion to all my old friends custom ers and to others as well call on me when in need of anything way of hardware stoves etc I am better pre pared than ever to wait oh customers and will give the lowest priced for the duality of goods wanted Cbroe to me if you want low prices in ariythlpg hardware December at the home of the brides par ents near Carbon Mr and Mrs Joseph Curry occurred the marriage of their daughter Celia toMr Clyde W Probst of Alt Etna This was truly a holiday occasion At the appointed time and as the first notes of Claytons Wedding Marchwas sounded on the organ by Miss Wilda Deer the coupledescended tP the parlors preceded by MrVRalpli Cooper as best man and MissAlcie Curry sister of the bride as maid of honor where they were met by RevA Y Cupp who performed the ceremony afterwhich sumptuousfeastwas served tolabout IViO guests Both tjiese young peopleare anTong the11 best of our land arid their union is a pleasure to theirmany friends who unite in ex tending hearty and Wishing thein the bast i trjat af fords ATeceptionwastendered them the following day at the home of the grooms parents A large numbier of Oneand costly presents the happy couple we presented of themar riage of Milton Johnson a well knpwn resident ofthe Strand community was received here this week The ceremony wasperformedlast Saturdayat heme of Jens Larson in Ellsworth Iowa the bride being Miss Tilda Lar son Rev A E Bolstad officiated Mr Johnson is a worthy young man who has many friends in this county while his wife is highly spoken of They will make their Home on Mr Johnsons farm near Strand and the good wishes of manyfriends will be extended to them noon December21 at the residence of the brides parents Mr and Mrs BenWal ter one mile southwest of Brooks oc curred the marriage of Miss Emma A Walter to Mr William F ELoss mann Rev W G McClelland per formed the ceremony The ladys cos tume was a cream henrietta trimmed with satin About seventy invited guests were present and after the cere mony showered their congratulations on the young couple A number of useful and valuable presents were giv en to them Mr Hossmann is a resi dent oil Ohio and will leave soon with hia bride for Sardis in that state where they will make their home Mrs Hoss man has many friends in her own com munity and in this city who will extend congratulations and wish the young couple happiness in their new relation For Sale good house in Prescott Iowa situ Eted on a fine acre lot well improved Inquire of James Baker Prescott 5212 Good Stoves for 8Ale A Round Oak stove nearly new will be sold at a bargain Also an Estate Oak Both stoves are fa good condi tion Inquire at this ofllce Bronza for Sale I have full blood Bronze Turkeys for sale CHA8LEONAiinLeona lowaSt If you want a first class stove at a INSTALL NEW OFFICERS The Ceremonies in Most Were Held Privately But Were Very NewOfficers THE GOATS GAMBOL It Has Been a Busy Week Among the Corning Secret Societies Corning has always been a good own for secret and fraternal orders and todaythe membership in every order is strong By that let it be un lerstoqiL that not mean amere landful in each lodge but a good strong membership constantly growing In nearly every order the annual election of officers occurred during the last two weeks and in most of them the inatal ations occurred on Monday and Tues day evenings of the present week The only exception to this were the Masonic ind Eastern Star orders whose instal lations took place last week and were published m TITE UNIONREPUBIICAN 3n Monday evening the Knights of Pythias seated their new officers for he coming year as follows Frank Grav C C John Alexander V O Ban Turner Prelate George Johnston M A Robert Gentle I G S S Spen cer O G H H Harris M of P D D Boham M of E W B Stephenson k of R and S E T Miner M w No attempt was made toward elabo rating the ceremonies but almost the entire mombeiship was present and en oyed the impressiveness of the instal ation Work was also done in the second degree The Modern Woodmen of America alected their ofllcers last week and un ess special arrangements are made their installation will be held the fourth Wednesday in this month The oflioers to be installed are H H Harris V G Z T Widener W A W W Runyon Danker W JWilson clerk Milo Kel logg escort W J Withrow watchman J W Locke sentinel A E Shinn manager R H Gregory F JE Potter Hillweg physicians The Woodmen of the Worlds instal lation will be private and will take place next Friday evening The newly elected ouicers are Carl Stanley O 0 A Whitlock Ad T Joshua Decker banker Pierce Metz clerk Richard Cux sentry Peter Lynch watchman V ti Potter and R H Gregory phy sicians David Boyd manager held IL GegoryJR LtotT G In the Encampment an aaxilary to the I Q Q the newly electedbfflcers will next Monday evening and are as follows I J Zeigler N P 0 Gladsbn C P T B Fisher S W W J Wilson J W C L Rog ers scribe Ankeny treasurer B E Wilbur D D GP The subordin ate lodgeqf the camp held its installa tion Tuesday evening the new officers being C Gladson VG SE Daysecretary C LBogera treasurer C L RoRers D D G M The Daughters of Rebekah held their installation Monday evening at the Odd Fellows hall the frllowing officers being seated Mrs Orrie Shinn N G Mrs DE Wilmartb YG Mrs AJlie Hall Sec Mrs J Proctor Treas While the ceremonies were not of a ublic naturethe sisterlodge from rescott invited and a large dele gationoftrie memberswere present Refreshments were served and a gener al social time enjoyed Theleaders in this lodge report that the steady in crease in the membership of the order ishigbJysatisfactory and they predict a prosperous year A large number of young people are going into the lodge which wiii relieve the older members from much head work The team work in the Rebekah lodge while very impressive and interesting necessitates much work on the part of those com prising it and it is the intention to give this over to the younger members in the future Obituary Mrs Sarah Boswell died at the home of Ed Richards in Lincoln township on Thursday December 28 1899 aged 75 years Mrs Boswell had lived in Mt Etna a number of years and had many Press Dispatches State H ilf the Town Was Destroyed TVewtay Dispatches in yesterdays papers from Atlantic stated that the town of Mas senawas half destroyed by tire the day previous The dispatch reads as follows The town of Massena in the south eastern part of the county was hatll destioyed by fire at an early hour this morning All but three buildings on the east side of the mam block of the town were totally destroyed The fire started about midnight and is still smouldering thix morning It from the Shpught tir have of origin The total lossis estimated aVe have over partially covered by iipasui e in surance Heavy losses were sustamf Jy the following Downey Son fuiich 500 Dick Fee S3400 Chevalier White 81500 postoffice riffitb Bessie Triplet and M uthrie 8300George Arnold SI D R Gray bill ih STOCKHOLDERS at their hall Tuesday evening the cere monies being witnessed by the mem bers only Thefollowing officers were installed C L Rogers K S to N Arthur Smith L S toN G J Hall conduct friendsin Adams county especially among those intimately acquainted with her No higher praise can be given her than to say that she was a good woman and a good neighbor x Consumption had fastened itself on her some time ago and in her advanced age she was unable to long withstand its ravages Tha funeral services were held last Friday conducted by Ilev A Y Cupp and interment made in the First Baptist cemetery at Mt Etna Ida Grace Knodle daughter of Mr and Mrs Knodle living near Cavl died on Thursday December 281899 aged 9 years the cause of her demise jeing a complication of throat diseases Funeral services were held from the methodist church in Carl on Friday conducted by Rev Palmer and remains of the little one wera laid to rest in the Carl cemetery Died near Mt Etna December 28 1890 Lewis M son of Mr and Mrs Francis Thompson He was born June 111772 and was married to Miss Lizzie Johnson November 101895 His par ents wife son three brothers and four sisters survive him Funeral services were conducted by Rev G W Palmer at the Dunkard church in Mt Etna arid the body laid to rest in the Dunk ard cemetery Excursion DntliflS of are January 2 March 0 AlrU Fehnmrj m 17 1000 to BAD FIRE ATMiVSSENA Of veceipts Annual Meeting of the Stockholders Of County Agricultural Association US and we The annualmeeting of the lolders of the Adams County Agric ural association was held al the louse yesterday afternoon As Tl UNIONREPUBLICAN goes to Wednesday evening it is jive a full report of the proceedto There was a good attendance and more than usual interest was sho1 in the meeting The election of offi resulted as C F Andrr president W J Drennan first v presidentIsaac Brpkaw second v president B W Day third dent J M Devbre secretary Miner treasurer The rectors were electedfrom the vaV townships Grant J I Hamilton P Oliver Union W P Bacer Looney Mercer Bro Prescott G A Robinson nier AB Canfield JagpeivO ome Smith B F Myers Quincy Morris F C Sperling Washinf W Rounds Nodaway AFLRei Ed Kennedy Pouglas B W coin W D Shaw Peter Hill Cdrf a A J Salts II II Lalluo Broolf SchafCer J S Peregrine M F Richards Reports oC officers wer they showed that UKV were in a gratifyingccj the able management c drews and Secretary V ceipts this year tures almost SGQO will be reduced to leave a small for running expenses iu Miss Margaret L Rev J A Wiley the an address at Adams Grant township Jam to please jrraiii ujwiiBmp janu n bath at It a m D CO Thoroughbred Sh sate at a bargain Tv idual CC I or cotton old by S K ;