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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - November 22, 1900, Corning, Iowa AH Home Print Cpunty Iowa Thursday November 22 1 9OO Vol XXX No 47 s offers special inducements to those buying 9 Lamps and Lamp Supplies THE CENSUS FIGURES We have Lamps from lOc up Lamp Chimneys at 346 and Sets FRIGID FEET water l bag We have the Cold feet are bedfellows A hot enable you to sleep in restful comfort hot water bag and fountain syringe combined which is a handy and economical arrangement We can save you money in Watches Clocks and Jewelry Before youbivy get our prices Remember Wells Lee will do your repair work in i the most satisfactory manner Henrys Drug Store Py Dickens Communicated Do you attendthe revivalrneetings Havoyou any themo you would like to hear discussed from the Christian pul pit Write it out and hand it to the pastor Did yon know the would contmue right on liidyou gnowwe hada yery spiritea1 meeting at Mi O A rooms last Doybuknowhow much it Comings Population 2145 an Increase of Over 21 Per County I35oi The figures of the census of 1900 for the counties of Iowa and the towns of more than 2000 population were made known latt week Corning has made a gratifying growth during the past ten years and lor the first time takes her place among the cities of the second class Her population is 2115 In it was 1H82 and the state census of 1895 gave Theincrease since the last federal election has been more than twenty per cent The town is not as large as many of our people thought it would be but its growth has been steady and satisfactory The increase in population raises Corning fromatowntoa city of the second class Section 638 of the code provides that municinal corporations having a population of over but not exceeding louOO shall be cities of the second class This will necessitate the division of the town into wards and the election of an entire new city coun cil It is provided that within six months the census the executive CourieiKof the state shall cause a statemehtand list of each city or town affected thereby in its class as a municipal organization to be published and the following sections of the code indicateV the steps which must be taken by the authorities SEC 640 i At the next regular nnniml or bien nial period lor tile election of oflieers after such statement is published showing a cluuige of class ot a city or town tlie couueil shallmake and publish such ordinances not Inconsistent wltli liuv as mny lie necessary to perfect such organization In respect to the election duties and cbmpeasatlbii of oilicers All the assets and property of the corporation shall he hold and administered as provided for its new class as a corporation MJpon the change of a town to a city for the purpose ofholding the first election the couueil shall divide the same into wards as provided by law SKC 041 Cities may be by the councils there of divided Into wards new ones created or the boundarieschanged but In all caseswhether it be the creation of wards or the changing of the boundaries thereof the same shall be laid off as nearly as may boIn a rectangular form cou forminf the lines to the center of the streets or alleys and giving to eacli ward as far as prac ticable an eniai population but in cities of the second class the number shall not bo Increased beyond seven nor decreased to less than three It is further provided that the coun cil shall consist of the mayor and two councilmen from each ward and that at the election after the organiza tion as a city of the second class these councilmen shall be elected and that one from each ward shall be selected by lot to hold one year and the other for two years and thereafter at each annual election one councilman shall be elected from each ward to serve for two years In towns of the secoHd class the clerk is cKosen by the council instead of being elected Adams County WHAT have you tobe thankful for how easily you can distinguish the man who buys his clothes from us He looks well dressed coat hangs nicely the col lar fits properly the vest clings closely and trousers are neat and well fitting The entire outfit is uobb3in appearance carefully made in every detail aud sucli exclusiveness in the patterns and designs You must acknowledge it is in deed good clothing And when you see the prices our stock is marked at you will readily conclude it is the exact sort for you The man is dead who said he would go out and look around a bitand see if he couldnt find something a little better than we are offering He died from exhaustion ANDREWS CLOTHING HOUSE helps the speaker for his audience all to be in their places when he beginsV rid you that King Alcohol was doing our town much injury What shall be done Did you know that the man who owns a very cross and dangerous Ox is about to apply for license to let him run at large men will go venture into the field where no is kept He has gored and killed 60000 men the past year Hq has left desolata thousands of widows and children He has filled Lho jails and alms houses with inmates He has threatened our government and with his ally the billiard hall defies authori ty Men will go to where he is con lined and let him kill them and we had just as well let his owner pay us a revenue for the benelit of our sidewalks and turn the ox loose Who is responsible for the people killed when they wilful ly go where the ox is confined Who would be responsible if we licensed him turned loose in the cpmmunity Do you see Let us chain him fast to the immovable hills and if his owner catches boys and men to take to the ox to let us confine the owner or bootleg ger I II PULIKR is one of the twelvetownship counties andis without large towns the figures are greater than they appear to be in comparison with other counties The increase is gratifying and shows that the county is growing steadily if slowly PURAL DELIVERY Everything in Shoes Overshoes and Groceries Will be sold at reduced prices until January 1st 1901 in order to reduce stock before moving would rather sell at great bargains than move stock as we have plenty bought for January delivery Come early and get your choice in a pood line of Shoes Overshoes and Groceries We will occupy the Andy Thompson build ing after January 1 1901 Meeting Topics The following is a list of sermon sub ject at the Christian church for a next week beginning Friday November 23 What Must I Do to be Saved The Church vs the World chart Tho Gi ant Evil of Our Nation What is The Sin Against The Holy Ghost Putting on Christ Lost and Pound chart I Will Arise Church Division chart Sot Your House in Order Young Mon Pardon Its Means and Evi dence What ia Christian Baptism What IB the Purpose aud Who May Bs Baptised Como and hear these themes ID their order The meetings are growing in io torest and attendance Come I H PULLER Pastor Whether it is much or little there still remains this to congratu late yourself upon viz that there is such a store as Fishers and that you live where you can take advantage of their many money saving offers Read our ads read the other fellows come into the store and examine our goods examine the other fellows then give your business to the man who always does as he advertises who keeps but the best goods aud sells them the lowest We make some Thanksgiving prices from the different departments that should warm you through and through The object of prime importance to the house wife this week especially if sheex pects company to her Thanksgiving spread is linens Now we are not going to bore you by telling of the general ex cellence of our linen stock but arego ing to make special Thanksgiving prices for this week and next on three qualities of table linens and one great bargain in napkins which we purchased at about im port cost We quote the regular price as well as sale prices so that you may see exactly how much you save 72 inch all pure linen bleached satin damask a very fine cloth and an excellent pattern price 90c special Thanksgiving 60 inch all pure linen bleached da mask heavy in the popular polka dot pattern regular price 50c special Thanksgiving price 72 inch half bleached union particu larly good in that it is wide enough for thelargest of dining tablesregular price 47Xc special Thanksgiving price We Lost A leather purse containing Slo The finder will be rewarded Leave at this olllce Iarm for Bent 360 acres good buildings and water Enquire of WYC Ciiunu Corning Iowa A E HALL Wanted Cornstalk pasture Will buy straw and clover hay within hauling distance of Corning Also corn delivered F M WIDNER Corning Iowa Four Routes Will Be Established in Adams County and Will Be Running Soon L A Thompson special agent of the postortice department has been in Corning the past week to look into the question of establishing the free rural delivery routes that have been peti tioned for in this county lie informed a representative of this newspaper that after thorough investigation he had decided to recommend the establish ment of the four routes asked for One of them is toward the northeast through I Carl one through Carbon and Quincy one southeast through Mercer and tho other southwest through Iveyville Kaeh route is about thirty miles in length and the carrier will start upon the work within a month unless there should be unexpected obstacles FOOTBALL ABOUT OVER The Season at Corning la Nearly Over and has Been a Most Successful One The football game next Thursday af ternoon between the high school teams of Corning and Dexter willprobably wind up the season in Corning This gamepromises to be one of the best ever played here Dexter is said to have one of the strongest teamsin its part of the state and Corning has not been beaten this year except by the Company K team The borne team will play hard to maintain the splendid record it has made this year and the visitors may be expected to put up a game fight The contest will be worth seeing The game between the town teams of Corning and Bedford which had been scheduled at the latter place for Tues day of this week was not played Bed ford evidently the fact that it could not winfrom our team and called the game off The boys must have succeeded in getting back home very quietly after the game in this city two weeks ago for neither of tho Bed ford papers seemed to be aware that a game had been played with Corning The town team will probably play no more games It has been next to im possible to got the boys together for practice and many of them dislike to lose the time from their work Tho team contained some fine players and it is our opinion that with practice it could be one of the best in the state Tomorrow the High School and Lin coln township teams will play at tho fair grounds Kapkin 20 doz all pure linen dinner size napkins twofast edges just boughtat a forced sale worth doz special Thanksgivg price in solid dozens Smaller quantities at the rate of per Absolutely the last call on the new furs We are clos ing them out at about half See last weeks papers for full list Owing to the fact that we are exceedingly hard press ed for room aud that our large stock of holiday goods will be in soon we call your attention to the following staples all of which offer at todays wholesale cost 75 pieces best prints many of which have been ad vanced ic by manufacturers iast week per yd 10 pieces Jersey LL muslin worth today 5Vc our price per yd 50pieces heavy 27 inch tennis flannel per c 5c W 25 pieces best fleeced lined dress goods the best pat terns ever brought out and a cloth that brings lOc everywhere per yd 10 pieces32 inch full standard percales were lOe to close per yd 25 pieces heavy tennis flannels the equals of most lOe cloths teazled patterns in dark plads aud stripes clean imitations of woolen dress goods large assortment of delicate shadings in light colors just the weight for gowns and tea jackets our price yd Strayed A four year old Jersey cow light col or and small lii Eorsos and Mules Wanted I will buy horses and mules of all kinds weighing iXX pounds up Will bo home every Saturday and par ties having animals to sell should not fail to see mo I still pay as in the past all the market will allorcl Li C iMlLLKH Quantities of Furniture Jly stock of furniture was never more complete and it was never bought more carefully and economically Parties who need furniture can afford to como many miles to see my stock and got my prices If you want bed room sots parlor sets sideboards chairs or anything at all in the furniture lino I am sure you will be able to find some thing to suit you in my large stock and 1 know you will Und my prices right We have doz ladies percale wrap pers in sizes 384042 were to make room each 75c The popu larity of our Un d e r w ear Dept contin ues to grow The nt o r o comparisons there aro made tho nioro we sell Every garment de pendable all seams felled and full sixes F PJext Week We Tel You About 5 to 4 I buy in carload lots and get the lowest prices Call and see if my goods and my prices will not bear out my asser tions J ISNAVKLY 13 Corning Iowa 5 Per Cent Farm Loans optional payments one per cent commission 42tf W S HKVIINO Snavely has Get bia prices some lino sideboards I have engaged the services of a first class tailoress and can make your suits cost you less than you can get therh for readymade Call and examine the cut fit and finish ilits 1 K W J Kellogg buys butter and eggs and pays the highnst market price or half a cent more in trado at any store Keep following tho crowds to cotts for his lifteen cent meals West 43 ;