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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - October 25, 1900, Corning, Iowa A UrichCurator Go f T FREE PRESS VOL XY1JI Ueltod VTOB Oar la TOWBI recently on a charge of having taken dirt from a public highway to grade bb private premlaea W W Burks of Panoat Rentes haa been called to the put orage of Christian church at Creeton Joseph Thompson aged 77 a ree Want of Union county since 1856 died at Creston last Tuesday death being due to kidney trouble Fifty yeare ago today occured the inarruge of W F Higglns and wife and today with their eUldrehgrand ahUdfva relatives and frlenda they are oelebrating the event at their home on welt 5th ViHUce Utter A father and auo attended a horaa at Clarinda a few days ago did some lively bidding against each other for an animal both wanted There was no other bat they had become aeperated in the crowd and neither knew whom be waa bid ding agalaat The mare which the notorious Polk Welle rode while making his eacape after the Rivertun bank robbery about sixteen years ago died in Fre mont county a lew daya ago She wee stolen from Silas Bort by Wells bat was recovered in Illinois and Burt still owned her when she died at the age of 29 The Sidney high aebool foot ball team failed to score IB the gene played here Saturday afternoon against tbe Red Oak high sebool team Bed Oak played kit and furious Toe official record of tba game waft Beit Oak 59 Sidney 0 The gate were W800 A mention was given the two foot ball teaau by tbe high school flrli Saturday awn Ing It wai held In the I O O R Red Oak Son The Corning high aohool foot bell team won their fourth gama of loot ball for this SCMOI yesterday at Mur ray ihe high at that point The soore waa 23 to 0 The Corning team ia a winner this year not haying been scored agafaat an far this season The pasted through this olty on their way home evening oa No 9 Next Friday tHey wW go egainet the real thfog when Red Osk will play tbew OB Conlaga tieeraOth are sot of a sport says an Iowa editor but whan we meet a chinch in the road we recog nise it We made the following bar gala with friend yesterday We ware to stand at a given point half an hour and watch the ladies who E eased For every lady who reached er hand back to see if her skirt WM or to tuck it under the belt we were to receive a nickel and for every one who failed to do so in walking a block we were to give him a dime We got sixtytwo nhkela from him and gave him one dime a lady with both arms came aloig The ballot for the eomtng election ti now being prepared in the ofltae or the secretary of state The last day for fill ng nomination certificate end peti tions expired Sunday The only psrtara fras gstial routine this In tbe preparation of tbe ballot will be In Ike providing separte for constitutional amendments In accordance with the uf twentyeight general assembly found that tbe new lew Is hardly specific on several as Is aary The principal Uck In his re Is that nothing U provident as to tbealieoftkn ballot further than that all used at tha aassa polling shall be of tne seme itiiM They are to be printed on yellow colored paper Bwtagtoa the K A W W9 chief engineer S X BUke eonanltlng engineer and Fred ller superintendent ef bridges or the BnrtlngtM arrived in the eUy yesterday forenoon on a special ear Tba party came In frees Albta aast ur aa exaataatkm of the Keekmk Weatern brMgea over the Oeeai river went south over the Becfeak Western It waa stated that the Keokak Western will ha torsaalrr mitgii the Berttagrea sj slain Hoveeaher 1 when the tbe Ceea wlU CORNING ADAMS COUNTY THURSDAY OCTOBER 86 1900 NO 41 KNOW We handle all the new things In Dress Goods Cheviots and Zebellnea as well us being particularly gtrong in blacks xou bave beard of stimulating the Drees Goods business We are going to do a little stimulat ing To anyone buying live yards or more of dress goods before November 1 the price of which or more the cashier will hand a bright tillver half dollar JJe sure and make them up by a New pattern Our Dress Finding Dept Is end a bdef mention ot Caw items is enouBh Silisiiu in blank nlate and brown ionir Island cotton close woven will not pullomllp per yd AU nan cauvas extra heavy black brown Cotton canvas linen finish black and slate lOc Kestbruah binding yd Corduroy binding yd Stays In a set capped ends Hump books and eyes adoa So Tennis Flannels Case after case to sewcc from Best fleeced lined dross geods new patterns one yard or ten per yard Cotton llannels bleached and brown 5n t He 9c 10c iUGf Cotton flannel shucking mittens per pair 5o Two rtyers in mens work glovee one a genuine horse hide the other a steam proof hog nkln at per pair Underwear r Underwear demands your attention now Overfi 000 worth to select from Ask for any style you wantwe have it Every piece of underwear that we have In stock Is full fashioned and all felled seems Mens heavy all wool shlrta aad drawers apiece fp J MeUs no per ct wool shirts ryf and drawers each ItJL Mens heaviest cottorV Jleeced and drawers nothing bet ter In a cotton fleeced gar merit apiece Infants wool wrappers all sizes each Childrens heavy fleeced lined vesta pants and draw to 34 to 30c Childrens union ribbed neeioed Teats and pants all Ladies cotton fleeced union suits Ladies woo union antta And all other styles proportionately aaeheap UUaes neeeed twlon suits Oc 866600 Boys fleeced union suits extra heavy atom U to 84 each Ladieeail wool veeta and panto Jiesidea our usual complete line of Cresco corsets which we guar antee not to break at the waist line we carry in stock eleven dis tinct styles of our Fishers Spec ial thebest 50e corset oa the market Ask to Bee the new straight front short hip military corset the only correct corset for the tailor made tmit each 50c Special clean up of odd of Mails Hender son and Aurora Jtelle corsets at each 25c bons you have just Our Notion Dept ShowH the newest things In belts ArSscfaffis pins neckwear handkitrchlefH and rtbboag at prices that make you wonder how tbey can be made 10 cheaply The newest novelty Is the Orant pulley buckle four styles by means of which you may use any ribbon yon have Jkf yd or more for a belt without sewing Have a dif ferent belt each day and use the rib The price Is within your reach Ask for Topay hosiery Its the beat The cotton fleeced lined goods and wools are now in Sneclal offer ings af 15 and 25c one lot childrens wool hose several styles sold at 15 and Uo a pair Idfle a pair j lOc One lot of mens black wool halfhoee differ ent weights per pair Meas Furnishings We offer you very nobby pat terns in mens fancy percale shirts 2 collars and 1 pair of cuffi at apiece 50c Neckwear We are especially proud of our neck wear display consisting of all the new things In tecks puffsWindsors fourinhands Kngllah clubs and uatwlnga at 25c35c5lc Uaesi CoUaraan alylea1ioc Sweaters Cotton maroon blue black each 50c Wool sweaters extra heavy 00 In duck coats overalls work shirts and jumpers we carry the guaranteed Wood make Show a special duck coat at Show a special extra heavy blue overall The biut lirownleoverall made at350 One special lot blackhldtt double sewed and 35 Inches long to were now to close No trouble to keep warm at these prices Largo heavy ton quarter cotton blnkts pr IMFC Extra large eleven era cotton blaakeU pair OilC Kxtru large heavy nil wool ten Show children a campaign 1ml wo aiiout three Kxi caps left wo offor them now Ruffled Curtains This is the proper time to brighten the houae agalaat the gloom of winter with some choice lace or rutted curtains We have them from 50c Per Pair and Up Our linen department Is one of most popular hi the house We carry a larger line than in usually tffRJct from the rtii porten and offer them at a nmall Our method at doine the carpet bus iness from samp Us has made B hit We quota from t to 15c per yard un der alt competitors All wool in grains cut and matched per Ask to see the pure linen IH Inch Mtln damask at per yd goc AUiiaen dinner napkins per dox lied table linens isc per yd wo All Ana linen crash yd ftc Cotton crashes per yd 4c We 2 doz more of thorn and Smyrna rugs at Large cotton towels Oornlm IB the Bkycle Dept FISHERS Lafleaeottee ribbed or oat vest and to rijiisasjn tajp JBMJI If you need iloor oilclothes or lino leums dont forget to call on No trouble to show them and we carry a large well selected stock Our shoe stock la not MM large as some but it bristles with bargains Wo offer nothing hue trio bent reliable makes and point to the following numbers coming up to every require ment of style comfort and durability In ludieti wo olTer a genuine joodyour welt goat stock finely lln ishedon thonow lasts at In cHlldrons we carry the celebrated 11111 t Green Lit tle Giant school Shoes all leathers and 8 to 128185 13 to SlrX In mens we have n OTnuIne White Bros box calf welt sole tackiess bottom on the new lasts at dda and of chiWrenB shoes we close at 75c Odds and ends of ladies shoes we cloae at ani cpJLtHP A collarette or storm cellar is almost a necessity in a ladys wardrobe We have them in all furs and at from to Mackintoshes and Umbrellas Jiefore bag the weather to be wet and disagreeable We have four vuOO Maeiclatoebea to close at 1350 We also offer you tbe choice of our remaining ladles black umbrellas at Our Grocery Dept 1 wonderfully bU8tnesi done Wh shouldnt ft such prices Nice even roast bulk coffee Ib Best Java and Mocha coffee Ib 30c lioatlng soap 15 Uaw tor Buttermilk toilet soap 3 bars for 80 Alaska Salmon can in Large grain rice fancy cooker per Ib Be Any standard yeast 3 packages Quail oats 3 packages Battle Ax tobacco plug goc 1 and b 10e umla picnic hsraS tb lOc peeled pie peaches full cans perou ilZJic 8 pounds clean new bulk Oatmeal Special for SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 SO pieces prints per yard 80 Special for SATURDAY NOV 3 Ten quarter Cotton Blankets per pair Cotton Batts Our cotton batts atBe We end Are winners la every seoee ot the tetm ;