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ONE CENT A WORD Advertisements under the Headings "Wanted," "For Sale." "To Rent," "To Exchange," "To Trade," "Lost," or "Found," inserted in this column, ONES CENT A WORD for each insertion. No advertisements inserted lor less than 16 cents. WANTED. to do drop a post card to 1003 Turner street and will call. by.

cook hotel preferred. Address 10, care for our new state map and booklet "Iowa." White for territory. Positions open January 15, 1905. Address Iowa Pub'l Dav'ienport, Iowa. 35 to prepare tor Government Position.

Salary $800 with promotion to $1500. Fine opening. Box 570. Cedar Rapids, la. FOR SALE.

For range bed, dresser, couch and child's hobby horse. 319 North Third street. Old 'phone 212. For Sale One two seated sleigh. Andrews, 401 North Mrs.

Wllliafn Fourth street. For Sale acres at a bargain. For particulars address, A. D. Taylor, Iowa.

For safes one 15x22, one 19x25 and one 22x34 inside call and examine them. Marshall Printing Company. For Sale Pool and billiard, town 3.000. Address E. Palm, Ida Grove, la.

For Sale Choice Poland China boars. M. P. McManus, R. No.

1. For new upright piano, English oak case. Must be sold at once. C. W.

Johnston 602 E. Church street. For Practically new steel range, with warming closet and hot water reservoir. Price $25. Also hot blast heater, in good condition, $6, W.

B. Wildman, 209, West Lincoln street. For easy terms, new and second hand billard and pool tables, bowling alleys, cigar store and bank fixtures at the Iowa branch of the 'Brunswick-Balke Collender Company. Address T. D.

McElroy, state agent, Marshalltown. Iowa. FOR RENT. For Rent or residence at 409 West Church street. W.

F. Koontz. For brick store building in Ackley. Inquire of Richard Heinz, Ackley, Iowa. For Rent Rooms centrally located furnished and Address, E-10, care of TO TRADE.

To section of land? unimproved, in Miilaca, county Minnesota, for good desirable city property. B. D. Dravis, city. LOST.

purse containing about 13.50. Finder please hand to postmaster. MISCELLANEOUS. Ladles-Barn $20 per hundred writing ghort letters. Send stamped envelope.

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J. F. CR08BY, 29 North First Avenue. Manager. Thru to Califorlna Without Change.

The Iowa central will Inaugurate Its thru tourist car service to California September 21st and continuing each Wednesday thereafter. Car will run on train No. 2 by the way of Kansas City and the popular Sante Fe system thru New Mexico and Arisona, arriving Angeles Sunday morning. Very low rates in effeot dally ta October 15. For particulars call on agents, or A.

B. Cutts, O. A T. a jo'As, Minn. 7" A Defense Begins Taking Testimony In the Wheeler Case at Allison DEFENDANT PLACED ON STAND Made a Good Witness For Himself and Appeared Cool and Collected State, However, Made a Strong Case and Chances for Conviction Seem Good.

Special to Times-Republican. Allison. Dec. for the state has all been taken in the Wheeler trial. Wheeler's evidence and that of his witnesses will be finished, It is thought, before Tuesday night.

The testimony of the state's witnesses forms a very complete chain of circumstantial evidence. When on the stand Saturday, Wheeler seemed cool, answered the questions promptly and made an excellent witness for himself. Dr. W. Day testified that he was called to see Mrs.

Ramsey about 11:20 on the evening of July 30 that he found the patient at her father's house that the physical signs were an inflamed condition of the forehead and right side of the face and under the lower maxillary inflammation was pot very deep that he dressed and banduged the wound and gave patient tablets. to quiet the nervous condition Chat he called the following found the condition similar to that stated, only in places over the eye and lower jaws had penetrated somewhat deeper. He stated his conclusion that It wds caustic potash that had been thrown in her face. Dr. W.

C. Lathrop was put on the stand and stated that he was called to treat Mrs. Parnie Ramsey on the night mentioned and found the patient with face bandaged, wound having been dressed: that she was suffering considerable pain and was extremely nervous that he took off bandages and examined wound, describing them the same as Dr. Day had done he stated also that her night robe was spotted with the effects from some liquid that on the next morning he examined a milk bottle which had been handed him and that it contained a liquid which proved to be a strong alkali that he also examined the night robe and carpet and found that they had been wet with a strong solution of alkali. Later in the day he made an analysis of the three and found the material in thq bottle to be identical with that on the carpet and night robe.

Leonard Ramsey, the 10-year-old son of Mrs. Parnie Ramsey, was placed on the stand, and testified that on the night of the assault he was awakened bv his mother's screaming that he was sent to his grandfather's to tell him that' something had been thrown in Mrs. Ramsey's face that he was afraid to go and his grandfather soon came that he accompanied his grandfather to Clarksvllle after the doctor and while In town saw Wheeler and Brown go down the street to the south that Wheeler came back alone and asked his grandfather what was the matter that he and his grandfather then, returned him. and that his mother then sent them back after the other doctor that he saw three men in front of Leete's building, one being Hugh Wheeler that Wheeler came out and talked to his grandfather that he thought the other two men were Fred Rambo and Joe Brown. Supervisor J.

F. Mott testified that on July 31, the day following the assault he telephoned the sheriff to come over and Investigate the case. That he accompanied the sheriff to Mrs. Ramsey's home, and his evidence regarding this is practically the same as thsft given by Sheriff Johnson. That on their return they went to Wheeler's room and questioned him regarding his whereabouts and the whereabouts of Joe Brown the evening before.

Wheeler told him Brown had staid with him that Wheeler stated further to him that about 5 o'clock on Saturday afternoon Brown drove his horse and buggy Into town, tielng north of the Leete building that before dark Brown drove down to the Rain's home and took Mrs. Wheeler driving that about 8 o'clock Brown returned and hitched his horse north of the Leete building. The balance of Mr. Mott's testimony Is largely relative to the conversation had with Wheeler at this time. He also testified that few days afterwards he went with the sheriff and matched Wheeler's shoes In the tracks found on the Ramsey premises and that they fitted the tracks that they returned to Wheeler's room, finding two shirts of the same material as the piece found on the railroad.

Iva Rains Testifies. Iva Rains Is a friend of Hugh Wheeler's wife, and the party with whom Mrs. Wheeler has been living most of the time since leaving Wheeler. She testified that on Thursday evening before the assault on Mrs. Ramsayj Brown told her there was a plan being laid that -she would fall Into very easily that the next time she saw Brown he was driving past the house on the evening of the assault that Mrs.

Wheeler was in the door and Brown said, "Are you here?" that they asked Brown In and he stood talklug with them until about a quarter-past eight that about 9 o'clock that evening George Debolt and Charley Wamsley came to the door and called for my brother I told him he was up town and they left. About a quarter to 10 o'clock, Debolt and Wamsley came to the house again and told her brother to tell her not to go to the door should anyone call her as she would probably have lye or acid thrown In her face that between 12 and 1 o'clock George Keller Debolt came to the house and told her that some one had thrown acid in Mrs. Ramsey's face and again cautioned her not to go to the door. Charles Wamsley, George Debolt and Mont Grant all testified that they were in the building adjoining the Leete building on the night of the assault that they had a keg of beer and that Hugh Wheeler and Joe Brown came in and asked for beer, and they were Informed they had none for them. This was between 9 and 10 o'clock, and they testify that they did not again see Brown and Wheeler until between 11 and 12.

They also testified that one of vi their number went to the butcher shop between 11 and 12 for lunch and while 011 the way saw George Shaffer tn town after the doctor. George Debolt test.fled to having seen Wheeler thru the window mixing something and that he heard him say, "By God, that, will her." He also testifies that he warned lva Rains, thinking that it was she or Mrs. AVheeler that Wheeler referred to. The evidence of a number of others has been taken but is largely corroborative, of what Is already given, and has largely to do with the whereabouts of Wheeler at the time the assault. of LOCKSTEP ABANDONED Warden Hunter of Anamosa Says it Has Gone for Good.

Sioux City, Dec. loekstep will never again be used In the Iowa penitentiary," said Sheriff C. W. Jackson upon his return from Anamosa Wednesday. "Warden Hunter, of Anamosa as an experiment, abolished this custom there some months ago.

The experiment has resulted most satisfactorily in his opinion, and he says it has been forever discarded. The warden points out that the loekstep marks the convict for life. If he tries to live as he should in some new community the step betrays him, and he is driven to his old lawless habits." ELECT OFFICERS List of Officers Recently Elected by the Various Secret Orders at Hampton. Special to Times-Republican. Hampton, Dec.

12. Last week was a busy one among the fraternal organizations of Hampton, being the time for electing the new officers for the year 1906. Following Is a list of the newly elected offloers of the G. A. W.

R. Wodern Woodmen, of Pythias, O. B. I. O.

O. and A. F. and A. McKenzie Post, No.

81, G. A. P. C. T.

I. V. J. Bender J. V.

David Crelghton R. E. McClellls Q. W. L.

Burres chaplain, W. W. French surgeon, Dr. J. H.

Hutchins officer of the day, William Savldge officer of the guard, George Autry delegate to encampment, Dr. J. H. Hutchins. W.

R. Alice F. Meyers: senior vice, Alice Savldge Junior vice, Ida Rclnke chaplain, Fanny S. Wade treasurer, Helen Sweet conductor, Clara Watt guard, Ellla Roberts delegate to convention, Orle Prescott. Woodmen.

Modern Woodmen of counsel, W. W. Pratt worthy advisor, W. J. McCord banker, F.

A. Hasler clerk, O. B. Bates escort, J. W.

Marken watchman, J. B. Connor sentry, F. P. Fowler manager, Ed.

Elphie. Knights of Pythias. Knights of Pythias Chancellor commander, G. T. McCrellls vice chancellor, C.

L. Jernegan prelate, S. E. Campbell master of work, W. H.

Leckey master of finance, F. H. Rldgeway master of exchequer, D. W. Parks master at arms, W.

D. Ott Inside guard, B. E. Ray outside guard, F. F.

Wheeler trustee, J. E. Johnson. Eastern Star. Franklin Chapter, O.

E. matron, Mrs. C. W. Boutin worthy patron, J.

H. Hutchins associate matron, Mi's. F. E. Webb secretary, Miss Grace Raymond treasurer, Mrs.

A. J. Hobson. Odd I. O.

O. grand, C. T. Westaby vice grand, L. Hickman treasurer, Frank Kratochvll secretary, E.

C. Grinnelle. Masons. Anchor Lodge, A. F.

A. master, J. H. Tobias senior warden, J. W.

Cummings junior warden, A. W. Wolf treasurer, A. W. Beed secretary, C.

W. Boutin. Slight Aooident Causes Death. Relnbeck, Dec. 9.

As a result of running a silver Into his wrist while trimming trees to be used for fire wood Fred Lenthe, about 80 years of age, passed away at 10 o'clock last night of blood poisoning. The insignificant accident which caused the visitation of the death angel occurred several days ago and at that time it was so trivial that little attention was paid to it. While chopping Mr. Lenthe brought his wrist into contact with a stick of wood which contained a number of splinters and one of them was inserted a little ways 'beneath the skin. He went to the house and hla aged consort, who is now bedfast with a cancer, removed the little piece of wood and thought everything would be well.

Shortly afterward infection took place, and the wrist and arm 'became swollen and painful. Mr. Lenthe had been troubled for a long time with a running sore on his ankle and it is believed that his blood was in bad condition. Mr. Lenthe Is survived by his wife, who is also in the neighborhood of 80 years of age, and three sons, Fritz and Henry living here and Louis, living at Fredsville.

Two daughters also survive, Mary of Lattlmer, Iowa, and Emma of Des Moines. Sues City Ames. Special to Times-Republican. Dec. municipality of Ames Is' threatened with a damage suit for $1,000 by one William Murphey, a Des Moines man who paid the college town a visit upon the occasion of the harvest home excursion on the first day of October and amid the unusual rush and Jam, he claims that he fell upon a defective sidewalk and sustained severe personal Injuries.

Yesterday he served notice upon the city council of his claim. UNHAPPINE8S DISPELLED. Bfen and Womem Uaanlmotu About It. Many women weep and wail and refuse to be comforted because their once magnificent tresses have become thin and faded. (Many men Incline to profanity because the files bite through' the thin thatch on their cranlums.

It will be good naws to the miserable of both sexes, to learn that NeWbro's Herpiclde has been placed upon the market. This is the new soalp germicide and antiseptic that acts by destroying the germ or microbe that la the underlying cause of all hair de atructlon. Herpleide is a new preparation, made after a new formula on an entirely new principle. Anyone who has tried it will testify as to Its worth. Try it yourself and be convinced.

Sold by leading druggists. Send 10c. In stamps for sample to The Herpiclde Detroit. Mich. McBrlde Will Drug special 1 r-fl (IB Prisoner at Fort Madison Due to Die on the Gallows December 30 UNCONCERNED AS TO HIS FATE Smith, Who Killed a Woman Named Canaday at Buxton, Has Made No Effort Whatever to Have His Sentence Changed or New Trial Granted.

Des Dec. of the most extraordinary cases in western criminal history will come to a close beyond the power of human agency to reopen, with the execution of Joseph G. Smith, at Fort Madison prison at sunrise on the morning of December 30. Smith is going to the gallows as an ox to the shambles. Facing death with a stoic's composjire, his attitude rather suggests deficient mental faculty than Socratic courage.

Yet, the universal sense of self-preservation seems dulled In his case, for no struggle, however slight, has been perceptible during the year and two months In which he has seen the dagger-like shadow of the gibbet arm lengthening Its remorseless finger toward his heart. His death by the rope will silence the vengeful voices which rise from the grave of a woman who was his friend and against whom he twice turned murdeYous hand. Cheated once of his victim, he bided his time and, eventually, murdered her. Her name was Ida Cannady, and she lived with her husband at Buxton when she was shot by Smith October 16, 1903. The murderer did not deny his guilt.

He offered no excuse in palliation and faced death with apparent unconcern. He is a mulatto who was born In Texas, and he followed the Cannady family from Virginia, where he knew them for four years. He was a member of their household for several years, but trouble between him and the husband resulted in severance of friendly relations in May, 1903. At that time he is said to have tried to shoot Mrs. Cannady and was tried that charge, but released.

He returned to the home, afterwards, to board, and it was said that a quarrel over the fact that the woman, on orders from her husband, refused to cook breakfast for Smith one morning, was the immediate excuse for the deed for whose expiation the hammers of the gibbet builders will ring thru the night of December 29, while, before the cell of the murderer, there will walk, forward and back, back and forward, the dread death watch. Smith has been entered in the prison records as 41 years of age, and without religion. There are no signs about hla demeanor which indicate that he neeaB the sustaining influence of religion but the chaplain of the prison has permitted no opportunity to pass without placing before him the consolations of hope, without effort to distract his mind from contemplation of the past toward the future into which he bids fair to enter without light. For twenty-three years Smith has worked in the mines of thlB and other states. He was unmarried.

He was a jolly good fellow with his mates, and even after his terrible crime his jocularity horrified his companions in Jail and those In charge of him. It is said that prison life will sober a man, and there are evidences that it has sobered Smith possibly without-the certainty of the noose he would have been able to throw off the universal influence. And yet he haa made no effort to save his neck. "Judge not that ye be not Judged," is a scriptural injunction of force, but one which men have not yet learned to obey. Who is there, now, however, who will pretend to look into this man's heart to say what is there? In his testimony given to the court when he pleaded guilty he was asked as to certain statements he had made while in confinement.

"It was so lonesome," said he, once in explanation and "there was no one else to talk to," he said again. The words are mere straws perhaps in the heart of this man who faces the gallows so calmly there was a human philosophy built on meager understanding, but from which sprung Instincts that groping blindly about for light and help found them not in a selfish world. Third Execution in Deoade. When the black cap is drawn over this man's face at sunrise the morning of Friday, December 30, 1904, and the floor slips from beneath his feet and the rope tightens, jumps, strains and then trembles with the travail of passing life, the third man, in slightly more than a decade, will have been hanged by the people of Iowa. News of Sumner.

Special to Times-Republican. Des Moines, Dec. A surprise birthday party was given Saturday at the home of Capt. W. T.

Lyon by the members of the Lyon and Eggleson families, who live in Sumner. The captain will be 75 years of age the 12th and his wife 65 the 19th so the day was selected when the children and school teachers of the families could be out of school. A number of valuable presents were received. A niece of the captain Is a primary teacher in the Marshalltown tpublic schools. The new steel water tower is finished and a test of the pressure was made Saturday.

A most satisfactory result was obtained. The tower and tank are 128 feet In height. The tank holds 50,000 gallons. Ed Ryan, who dropped into town a few days ago and worked on the water tower, disappeared a day or two since and at the same time there disappeared a good overcoat belonging to J. E.

Gundy, a sewing machine agent. Both were boarding at the Central House. Saturday morning as Claud Cox, of the Central House force was in the cellar for kindling, he caught his foot and fell, striking the left wrist on an eight penny nail. The nail penetrated the wrist near the Joint, causing a very painful wound. The young man fainted away.

The wound was dressed by a physician and there is hope of no permanent injury resulting. There has been quite an epidemic of measles here the past six weeks, but in A P' 1904 a mild form. The disease is about stamped out. Miss Bessie Green, who has had the smallpox, Is about recovered and the quarantine is raised. The Sumner Journal, which has been here a little more than a year is making good progress.

New subscribers are being added and some of the best 1ob work the town has ever had is being turned out. The office has an upto-date outfit and more is soon to be added. STOCKHOLDERS TO MEET. Most Important in History of IowaLillooet Gold Mining Company. Special to Times-Republican.

Iowa Falls, Dec. were issued today for the annual meeting of the Iowa-Llllooet Gold Mining Company, to be held in this city on January 12th. Much public interest centers In this meeting, as it will probably be determined at that time what the future of the company will be. Every stockholder is urged to attend this meeting, but failing to do so, they are asked to execute a proxy to be voted at the meeting. Hon.

Deemer, chief justice of the supreme court of Red Oak, and Hon. Emlln McClaln of Iowa City, an associate justice of the same 'court, are large shareholders, in the company and will attend the meeting. CONVENTION AT AMES Large Attendance Urged at Second Annual Drainage Convention in Iowa, to be Held January 13 and 14. Special to Ames, Dec. second annual drainage convention has been called to meet at the Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa, January 13 and 14, 1905.

A year ago a state wide interest was aroused in regard to the drainage problem In Iowa. As a result a new drainage law was enacted and scores of Important co-operative drainage propositions have been started. In a state where It Is definitely known that the annual loss to land owners in each of many counties is four to five times as much as the total running expenses of the county, there Is an urgent demand for continued effort io behalf of better and more extensive drainage. Iowa farmers and county and state officials are urged to attend the drainage convention next January and aid in this important work which is so closely allied with the advancement of Iowa's agricultural Interests. C.

G. Elliott, government expert, will speak particularly to county supervisors and engineers. His subject is, Drainage Claims and Equitable Assessments in Drainage District Work." Professor A. Marston, of the college of engineering, will present a most valuable paper on "The Importance of Drainage in Good Roads Construction" Hon. R.

M. Wright, of Fort Dodge, will address the convention on the "New Drainage Law," and many other well known speakers will help make the program of unusual interest. Every owner of wet land, every county supervisor, county auditor and county engineer in Iowa should make definite plans to attend the state drcrtnage convention, Friday evening, January 18 and Saturday, January 14, 1905. 5 The Grlnnell Special to Tnnes-KepubHoan. Grinnell, Dec.

spacious Congregational church was filled last night with an audience eager to listen to the "Christmas Oratorio by Camille Saint' Saens," given by the Congregational church choir, and the Iowa College vesper choir, somothlng over seventy voices in all. To the musically uneducated the entire oratio seemed very fine, and to the lover of sacred song it was inspiring. Good singers in the audience pronounced it a surprisingly good rendition and wondered how so good a chorus could ba obtained under existing conditions. The soloists were complimented In very flattering terms and the oonductor was pronounced a master in his art. The leading parts were taken as follows: Katherine M.

Bray, soprano Alice H. Fisher, soprano Mrs. W. A. Hetdel, mezzo soprano Maro Lagen, tenor Ralph H.

Lyman, baritone John R. Frampton, organist Dudley L. Smith, conductor. It is no longer but is autinoritatively announced that T. J.

Bray of Grinnell, and H. E. Boyd, of Malcom, have entered Into a law partnership to begin with, the fijst of the coming year, with offices at and Malcom. The following officers have been elected by Grinnell Loclge, I. O.

O. F. for the ensuing term: H. A. Pitman, N.

G. c. 8 E. Decatur, V. G.

Samuel Nelson, recording secretary Charles Klngdon, financial secretary Thomas Watters, treasurer. Installation of officers is expected at the first regular meeting In January. The first dividend on the unsecured claims of creditors of Charles C. Blgler Sons, and Charles C. Blgler, has been declared payable at the Merchants' National bank by authority of Will C.

ftayburn, referee In bankruptcy. New School Building Dedloated, Special to Times-Republican. Montour, Dec. new rural school building two miles northeast of here in District No. 4, was opened yesterday afternoon with religious services.

A number of young people from Montour had charge of the singing, and Josiah Paxson, who has been secretary of the township school board for twenty-eight years bad general oversight and he made a speech telling of the general advancement of the township in oulture and education. Rev. Masters, of Montour, preached. The new school house Is of the most modern and improved type of rural school building. Notwithstanding the Inclement weather, the audience was very large.

Civil Servloe Examination. Special to Times-Republican. Iowa Falls. Deo. a civil service examination for rural carriers held in this city last Saturday( nine men and one woman took the test.

The examination was conducted by the civil service board of Hardin county, which consists of R. W. Evers and W. E. Welden, employes In the postoffice here.

Two vacancies have occurred in the service at Ackley and so this examination was ordered to find suitable persons to take the: places. All the applicants were from Ackley and vieinity. -X tv- Marshal C.L. Jernegan, of Hampton, Has Won a Most Enviable Reputation HI8 OFFICIAL DISTINCTION In the Twenty-four Years He Has Been City Marshal and Eighteen Months He Has Been Deputy Sheriff Jernegan Haa Made Over 1(500 Cases. Special to Times-Republican.

Hampton, Dec. the person of Marshal C. L. Jernegan the city of Hampton boasts of a cltaizen who, in many is the most unique character in the Hawkeye state. His life has been full of adventure and excitement, and making for him a reputation as a peace officer envied by every brother officer in the surrounding municipalities.

In the course of an eventful career, covering over a quarter of a century of public life he has held the position of city marshal for twenty-four years and deputy sheriff for a year and a half. He has, during that time, made over 1,500 arrests and has served as marshal under thirteen conseoutlve city administrations. His appointment haa followed. as a matter of course, with each succeeding mayor. This peculiar character and efficient officer was born of Yankee parents In the old olty of Brockton, In the year 1856.

At the age of eleven years, the boy, in company with his older brothers, came to Iowa where he lived until 1873, working on a farm: Coming then to Hampton he has resided continually here since, with the exception of a year spent as foreman of a mining camp at Leadville during the famous boom of that western city in the year 1879. Jernegan achieved his chief official distinction In the year 1884 In the seizure of several consignments of liquor from the United States Express Company, over which the express company became indignant and appealed to the supreme court where the decision of the lower court was sustained in the case of state of Iowa vs. United States Express Company. Jernegan made these seizures from the express car as the liquor was being shipped in for the purpose of testing the new prohibitory law. Following the decision by the supreme court that the officer would be upheld In such a seizure, liquors were seized in large quantities in all parts of the state and it practically stopped the liquor traffic in original packages, which at that time was something enormous.

At one time Jernegan had over six hundred gallons of liquor In the county jail which he had taken from illegal sellers. For his initial aotlon and courage in this matter Jernegan nearly lost his life. Threats were made by the owners of the places he had raided that they would kill him and one night he was assaulted by a gang of four men who nearly did him up. His recovery only marked the commencement of their prosecution and all were finally driven from the connty. No man is better known in northern Iowa than "Cy" Jernegan, Hampton's marshal, and it is to him that Hampton owes the good reputation of having the best policed city In this part of the state.

His official duty as city marshal comprises all the work included within the entire police force of the average small city and he does the work of marshal, night watch and constable, spending about sixteen hours of each day, in the discharge of his official duties. It was the conclusive evidence which Jernegan gave in the case of the state of Minnesota vs. Thomas O'Neil, which convicted O'Neil of robbery of $4,000 from the Dover bank. O'Neil was a member of the famous Brady gang of bank and postoffice robbers, who had worked thru the middle and northwest states, and in company with Toronto Jimmp and another pal by the name of Larry, O'Neil had made his headquarters at Hampton and Allison at some time previous to the robbery of the Dover bank. O'Neil was released on his trial for larceny, by proving an alibi, but the Pinkerton detectives, who had charge of the case, learned in talking with Jernegan that he was in possession of evidence which would disprove the alibi and consequently Jernegan was their principal witness when O'Neil was tried for robbery and when he was convicted.

Within the last two years Jernegan was the ca.use of sending two men to the penitentiary for chicken stealing, and the breaking up of an organized gang of chicken thieves who were ter rorizlng farmers in Franklin, Oerro Gordo and Wright counties. "Cy" Jernegan Is what is known in common language as "a man all over." He is a splendid specimen of manhood standing six feet in height and welgh'ng two hundred pounds without an ounce of excess weight. Jernegan is an exceptionally well educated man, spending a deal of ills time in reading. He ts also an artist of no mean ability and on several times has assisted in Identifying men by sketches which he has drawn from memory, sometimes extending back for years. Numerous efforts have been made to murder Jernegan, by men, who, thru his instrumentality have been brought to Justice, but in every instance they have proved tutlle and resulted disastrously for the men attempting them Miss Roosevelt is on a visit to New York and Boston.

She expects to return to Washington for Christmas. Catarrh Is a constitutional disease. It originates in a scrofulous condition ot the blood and depends on that condition. It often causes headache and dizziness, Impairs the taste, smell and hearing, affects the vocal organs, disturbs the stomach. It is always radically and permanently cured by the blood-purifying, alterative and tonic action of Hood's Sarsaparilla This great medicine has wrought the most wonderful cures of all diseases depending on scrofula or the scrofulous habit.

Hood's Was are tho beit cathartic. 4 GENUINE C. F. SMITH, Packers The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been. in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of and has been made under his personal supervision since its CASTORIA Bears the Signature of The Kind You Have Always Bought In Use For Over 30 Years.

TMC OCNTAUII COMmilV, TT MURMV tTMKT, NKW VOM OITVt jff A t1 ELECTED THE FAVORITE BY AN OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF SATISFIED HOUSEWIVES The'Stay IhtlsfartMyime FAVORITES, CUTLE.KY, GUNS, SKATES, KITCHEN WARE, AMMUNITION Muftdy Scott FIRST NATIONAL BANK BLOCK MAR8HALLTOWN, IOWA. Auctioneer, talk with me about it. Allow no one to deceive you in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and are bull Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health ot Infants and against I What is CASTORIA 1 Castoria Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops and Soothing: Syrups. It is Pleasant.

16 contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation and Flatulency.

It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural The Children's Mother's Friend. ALWAYS jm AUCTION SALES isrtll I have had twenty years experience in crying sales of every description, merchandise, farms, stock and real estate, I cry farm y' sales for one per cent, straight, nothing less than $10.00. I guar- antee to get the highest prices or no charge, and give you the benefit of a free 10 inch ad in this papsr for one week previous to sale. If you have a stock of merchandise to close and If you suffer from any chronic disease see Dr. Tucker, Nos.

106 and 108 East Main Street BRITTAIN and ir -fS-T wsjit (J, SMITH, AUCUODCCT MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA. flco, Wholesale Provisions anchor brand hams, bacon AISO LARD I I I.

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63,098
Years Available:
1899-1920