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Chariton Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1901, Chariton, Iowa Dipt of ' ' * L * f ' f W. APRIL Number 33. orr e c t Mil I in e r y. would be impossible to pro. duce more beautiful Millinery than we are this There are so many new shapes effects that there is no excuse for any lady not having a hat that would appear as if specially designed for her particular We have the trimmers that can do this for Come and see us before you TRAINS 83 and Way Freight 92 Collide In a Deep Cut on Cromwell Engines Demolished and Hore Than a Oars Reduced to Kindling at a high speed two Burlington freight trains collided last evening about 6:50 three miles west of in a deep and on a sharpe With these dangerous features to contend with it is remarkable and miraculous that especially those who occupied places in the engine escaped with their The wreck is the worst that has occurred on the Burlington west division for and very When it is known that it required two crews with a of men fourteen hours to clear the track the extent of the disaster is better but the length of time necessary to clear the wreck was no reflection on the officials of wrecking crews but due to the where the accident The trains came together cars piled ' It was impossible to pull the cars to either side of the rails and a track could not be built around the wreck on of the These disagreeable obstacles the railroad people had to contend It was 9 o'clock this morning before the track was accident was between No. 83 and No. 92, the way Conductor D. P. Burns and Engineer Heflin left about 6:40 with a long string of twenty-nine in About the same time 92 in charge of Conductor Longstreet and Engineer Copeland There was only one result such a proceeding and that a The trains came together with terrific force about three west of No. 92 was coming down Cromwell at a vicious speed in order to make a run for the hill into ton Heflin had his train swinging along probably 25 or 30 miles an The speed of No. 92 was greater as. was going down man Who was head for Conductor was riding in the cab with Engineer Heflin and was the first to notice the smoke of the east bound He told Engineer Heflin to shut off and all the occupants of the engine leap was none too soon for the crash followed almost before they struck the Engineer Copeland his fortunately saw the impending danger and leaped from their Engineer Heflin was the most severely He struck the ground with force but the soft condition of the earth relieved his fall and him from more serious He is quite heavy and sustained injuries in his chest and He was brought home and given medical and last night rested quite and was feeling this No serious results are to follow his t His Roy and Brakeman Fleming received a shaking up tout were able to get wreck immediately They are all congratulating rear end of No. 83 was hauled back into the Creston yards by a switch engine and the rear end of Conductor train pulled into the Cromwell Then the wrecking crews from and Villisca went to work on the debris and worked hard under the direction of Superintendant Storrs to clear the This was a difficult and was not accomplished until 9 o'clock this The wreckage was hauled out of the cut and placed on Both engines left the The 1080, the machine in charge of Engineer turned over on its side lies on the north side of the The 1232 left the rails but remained upright and was replaced this morning and brought to It is a sorry looking Back of the 1080 were two car loads of hogs and not more than half dozen of these escaped A car of coal literally loaded itself into a furniture car that was filled with trucks are scattered along the track and debris is a wreck occurred in time to catch Nos. 2 and 14 and 12. In fact everything was caught east and ' Traffic was resumed via Conway This morning the engine pulling No. 5 left the rails at the Junction and the fast mail that followed No. S to Conway backed into Creston and was the first train west after the wreck was No. 11 was held and followed the mail A telegraph office was put in by Lineman Dahlberg and orders were given and taken from the scene of the It was a hard night's work for the officials and the employes and accident for the The redeeming feature of the affair is the fortunate escape of the Most Liberal our farmer readers should take advantage of the unprecedented clubbing offer we this year which includes with this paper The Iowa its special Institute Editions and The Poultry These three publications their class and should be i n every farm To them we add for county and general our own and make the price of the four one year only Never before was so superior reading matter offered for so small amount of The three papers which we club with onr are well known throughout the west and commend themselves to the reader's favorable attention upon imere The Iowa Homestead is the great agricultural and live stock paper of the The Poultry Farmer is the most practical poultry papir for the while The Special Farmers Institute are the most practical publications for the promotion of good farming ever Take advantage of this great offer as it hold good for a short time Samples of these papers may be examined by calling at this N. May 1 to Nov. 1, 1901: I have information of interest for those that are intending visiting the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo this Will you please call or name and I will see that you are B. L. 24>-w4 Burlington A Practicing Physician in formulated Dr. Q. OF Gentleman Passed Away Sunday at Daughter's again becomes our duty to chronicle the death of one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Lucas that of William at the home of his Mrs. Lizzie Mr. Alexander was ninety-one years of age and for the past few years has been an invalid but during all his he has borne the pain without a The funeral was held from the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 The music was rendered by a composed of Mesdames Clow and Messrs. Bussell and Rev. a retired Episcopal read an obituary of him and Rev. our present read a which had been a favorite of Mr. He also by request of the family made a few The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. pastor of the M. E. of this of which denomination Mr. Alexander has been a faithful member during the greater part of his Alexander was born in Center on the 19th day of 1810. On the 15th day of 1836, in Cen ter he was married to Miss Elizabeth From this union there were three William Joseph and Lizzie The eldest is now an officer of the regular the second died in and the youngest is the widow of Daniel where for the last eight years Mr. Alexander has made his The mother of these children died at West February 28,1855. On the 3rd of 1857, in Mr. Alexander married Miss Amanda who died August 1,1892. Alexander was born on a where he remained until he was seventeen years when he began a three apprenticeship as a Practically all the remainder of bis active life was spent in He came to at West Lee Oct 11,1839, where he remained until 1867, when he came to thus having his home in Pennsylvania tor twenty-nine and in Iowa for sixty-two Mr. Alexander was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for we give a clipping from a Lee county paper at the time that Mr. Alexander received the appointment of postmaster of which place be filled with great It reads as observe with unfeigned pleasure that one of our has been appointed postmaster of one of our most flourishing inland Mr. Alexander reached Lee county on the 11th day of 1839, and located at West where he remained until the spring of. 1866, going from thence to his present He has resided continuously at Chariton since his removal except two years spent in his native just prior to September 1, 1878. Mr. Alexander was a successful merchant during his stay at that apd although embarrassed by the panic of he cloned up his large business there and cents on the Whilst at Chariton he has been successfully engaged in the furniture He was a prominent republican from the earliest organization of the and never faltered or wearied in an active support of its men and was twice a candidate on the republican ticket for the General and once it was a tie vote between him and the democratic postmaster of West Point during his last three or four years of his residence Alexander was an and intelligent friend of all that hud in view the good county or No man bad more or truer and he richly deserved for be was true to his and if he honestly believed a he was persistent and consistent We are glad of this new expression of public confidence by the powers that friends in old in church and are delighted to hear of his promotion to an office trust and is the father of our present Adjutant W. who by the way is a native yf West In W. L. Alexander wm born at Wmi voo the ilth 3ay 1843, and has filled the office of Adj utan t General of the state acceptably to all He is one of the veterans of the late He had just passed to the senior class at the Wesleyan University at Mount ant when the war of the rebellion broke when the call for 300,000 men was made by the government he was one of the eleven men first sworn into Company 30th which was recruited in this became its First Lieutenant September 16, 1863 became its and was severely wounded in the arm January 11,1863, at Arkansas The 30th Infantry had three Lee county companies in and was in afterwards Logan's army Gen. Alex ander was at one time aid de camp to Gen. of and during the last year of the war served as mustering officer on the staff of Maj. of He Ad jutant General of Iowa September 1, 1878, Jan. 28,1880. There are now in his office as state archives many rolls that were prepared in his office while in the Iowa can feel assured that in Gen. Alexander they have the right man in the right and it is a matter of lation that he is a Lee county for he is a worthy son of a noble OF THE on next Sunday as usual to which all are A. C. and J. W. are in Newton this week attending a meeting of the Ormond preached an able sermon on the Sabbath Day wbich was listened to by a large Ladies Missionary society met with Mrs. W. W. Whitfield this afternoon and was well attended from the fact that all wished to hear the reports of tbe delegates to the missionary convention at Des Christian Endeavor meeting was led by W. S. Dungan on last Sunday evening and was a very interesting It was expected that a from the delegate sent to the missionary meeting at Moines Would be present and give her report but she was unavoidable kept from the but will give a report Painful number of the boys around tbe city have been in the habit of jumping on freight trains as they were passing through the city and on last Thursday an accident occurred to one of their number wbich may be a warning to the re t of Glen son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. attempted to jump on a train when with great force he was thrown to the ground and received internal injuries which for a time it was thought would prove When picked up by his companions be was unconscious and continued in a semiconscious state for about twelve We are glad to learn that he is now able to sit up in a and hope be will not feel any effects of the injuries in the We regret to hear of such accidents and think that the other school boys who are in the habit of jumping on the trains will not only quit for a time but that they will quit for Premiums us 2a cents for a year's subscription to our popular 28-page illustrated magazine and receive an elegant retail value by mail free of These premiums of beautiful gold sets of elegant beauty hat cuff solid gold stick etc. Send in your subscription at once and name your choice ot The American 32w8 LeMars, Stock March 19tb, B. Q. R. R. Co. will put on a special stock leaving Chariton about 1 p. m. for running only until further train will arrive in Chicago early Wednesday and will take stock for all points in car but will not take cars to fill up under any L. at Off in Chicago and Florida leaving Chicago Union Station Tuesdays and Fridays at 12 St. Space for the trip may be B. Need a New make that new gown fit and the corset must fit you in that vou may be The price must also fit your pocketbook if you are to be well Our Corsets are fit for a queen and our 50 cent Corsets are not surpassed If you want a cheap 25 cent Summer Corset you will not have to look further for best We handle only reliable Warner's Straight Front Rust Straight Without that Will Not Break at the Waist Flexo Chicago the Corset for a place on sale this week a new lot of Nos. 5 and 7 Silk Lot of No. 1 Satin Back Velvet in all Cents the R Cloud Found Dead in a Room In the Exchange Cloud of Cloud came to this city last week and while here engaged in having a On last Thursday morning he went to a room in the Exchange building and asked a friend of who was occupying the if he could lie down a The permission was granted and when he was next seen was on the street but went back to the room sometime during the When the friend went to tbe room that night he found Cloud An inquest was held and the jury brought in the following of Lucas inquisition holden at in Lucas on the 13th day of 1901, before Dr. T. P. coroner of tbe said upon the body of there lying by the jurors whose names are hereto the said jurors upon their baths on the night of the 11th day of 1901, said Cloud came to his and that the cause of wbich was disease of the heart as we verily In testimony whereof the said jurors have hereunto set their the day and year A. J. E. A. L. and sworn to before this 13tb day of 1901. P. Be does not If you have a tell it right Don't use false means to attract We say and mean that Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin will cure every case of Stomach It will stop any pain caused by it knocks Sick Headache by attacking the cause of complaint and aids you to digest your no matter what you Oct. 28, 1899. Pepsin Syrup 111. have used Syrup Pepsin for some time and find it gives most excellent results and it is one of the greatest selling preparations I have ever carried in I do not hesitate to recommend it. Very T. Sold by D. Q. Eugene Dean and Miss Minnie Boyd were married at tbe office of J ustice Long on last Thursday the ceremony being performed by W. S. Long. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Boyd and is a young lady of many The groom Is a son of and Mrs. John Dean and is a young man worthy of his The happy couple will go to housekeeping at once in the northwest part of The Herald Joins in io the First National YOUR THOUGHTS l. m. now Aguinaldo wants an us drink and be for tomorrow we die from dread of microbes and lovely it is for General Fred Funston that the presidential election is four years Japan were only larger and Mrs. Nation were only many what a breeze they would in - - Boers are defeated but it seem rather queer if they did not crop out some place else true men would only speak and act their convictions it is quite possible that there would be no need of the hatchet English cousins are certainly amiable people but they are not quite agreeable enough to have a of partnership canal if the czar and President Castro and the Chinese emperor could only obtain the balance of power what a return to the days of. Nero we should Mr. after a while you shall have a splendid and the very ones who condemn you would make just as much money as you they knew is passing strange that a body of men who can plan and execute such a colossal undertaking as the Pan-American exposition should be the important foundation stone of the Sabbath day to keep it divorce law is doubtless the giant that threatens our American but perhaps if our girls were taught to become adepts in dressmaking and general and both parties were instructed that without sincere affection there can be no lasting there might be a possibility of the evil being perceptibly Individual who is always and forever looking after the affairs of his reminds us of the retort of a two years old elocutionist of our He was on a visit to that haven of bliss for his and in the course of his discovered a ladder leaning against a tree near tbe He at once proceded to climb to higher regions but when ha was several leet from the ground he was seen by a member of tbe family who rushed to the The youngster with turned balanced himself with one gestured with and while the mischief danced over his face he exclaimed grow on Grapes grow on Yon to v %
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