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Chariton Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1901, Chariton, Iowa M. LUCAS NOVEMBER 1901. 17, Number 12. THE Annual Banquet for Benefit of Chariton Department to be Held Dec. 3. the evening of December 3, the Chariton Fire Department will give their twenty-fourth annual banquet and entertainment in the Supper will be from five to eight and from eight until ten there will be a superb entertainment of vocal and instrumental music by local In place of the raffle and dance that has in former years occupied the latter part of the This annual banquet of the has come to be a leading social event in and the public will attend in large as the tire lads are appreciated by The business men are contributing liberally to defray the expenses of the Tickets for the supper will be sold for fifty cents all holders of tickets to be entitled to seats for the entertainment The proceeds will go the treasury of the Chariton fire department was organized in 1869. A hand engine and 500 feet of hose comprised the first and later a hose cart an engine house were Two cisterns at corners of the square were put in but these soon proved of little When the school house burned through the inefficiency of the a fine Silsby fire engine was and a hook and ladder outfit was also The fire engine burned up in the engine house some years and a new one was and is still doing duty as bast it can without any water The fire company has done and is doing noble considering the manner in which it is handicapped by absence of water and it is hoped that the water supply will be secured before we are visited by a disastrous Guild will hold their supper on December 11. Catholic church of ' this city Is now entirely equipped with Stained glass windows of a very pretty Ladies of the Methodist have arranged to hold their annual sale and supper on December beginning at 2 Press Irwin is thankful for the gift of a pulpit stand from the Baptist church of this to be used in his M. E. church in Sunday school of the Baptist church observed their annual bible day service on by an entertaining A collection was taken for the purpose of supplying bibles in mission Sunday schools when Thanksgiving services will be held n our city churches at the regular preaching hour next It has been decided by the ministerial association that the congregations assemble in their usual places of Instead of at a union service as Presbyterian ladies will serve in the Smyth building on Friday the 22nd beginning at 5 The public are cordially invited to bring their appetites to this where the ladies guarantee satisfying Sale all beginning at 2 pastorate of tbe Catholic cburch at Melrose was filled last week by the of Father Thomas of to the The people of Melrose desired Father Waldron from this city their but the Bishop decided and the Catholic church of this city may count itself fortunate that Father Waldron was not mission meeting was held in the Lutheran cburch from Monday till Wednesday evening of this It was the regular monthly mission meeting of the southeastern section of and is held here Vabout once a Three meetings a day were held during the progress of tbe the congregation in the religious exercises with The pastors present from abroad to assist Rev. Borg A. Korr Rev. P. M. of Eugene T. of M unter Rev. A. G of and Rev. A. of Stanerai cards at this Under the Orange Blossoms F. N. son of our Postmaster I. N. and Miss Lena of were married October 11. They came last Sunday for a day's visit at the groom's old home and their friends were greatly surprised to learn of their I. N. and family heard of the event though they kept it a secret from prepared to a slight surprise So they fixed up very nervy of the of the and had it printed on the back of an old piece of patent The modest young folks were very much shocked to think their wedding had been so loudly announced in the home paper and it is. the poor editor would have been licked if Mrs F. N. had not in time that tbe ads on the back of the different clippings were not Mr. Woods is Dain Manufacturing of and the present home of the happy couple is at from the Woodburn will be of interest to our Lucas county since the groom was born and partly raised in our Nobody was more favorably known In Warren township than Newell Woods and family and the many friends and here unite in wishing Fred and bride a happy and prosperous Team vs. interesting football game will played iu Springlake addition on Thanksgiving beginning at three o'clock p. between the Chariton team a team from the Club of young Both teams are practicing and a swift and spicy game is looked The line up will be as 1 c ken 1 li account of their rapidly increasing Mrs. Goldsberry has been compelled to look up better lighted and better equipped She has leased the Smyth lately vacated by Son's furniture and will relit the same with up-to-date furniture and when it will present a metropolitan Mrs. Goldsberry expects to be located iu her new place of business by the first of Us Laugh Camp 272 M. W. A. take pleasure in announcing to their friends that they have secured the services of the popular Mr. Horace the musical fun maker of the Modern Woodman of Opera House Thursday December 5. Everybody Admission 10 12-2t the man who is accustomed to buildings where staircases are still useful as well as ornamental the speed of the elevators In New York skyscrapers is Recently an who was being shown about the city by a was taken at last up to the sixteenth story of one of tha high He went up in a at moderate but even that caused him to suffer many qualms before he stepped out on the firm In coming down to street level again they took an With one switch of the handle and a few sparks from the controlling apparatus they were deposited on the ground The city man asked the other if was quick for he I might Just as well have York certain conditions there may be seen In the night exactly opposite to the place where the sun may then a faint sounded in to which the name has been It has always been a mystery to but Professor Pickering suggested that it may be a cemetery or meteoric satellite of tbe He thinks it may be composed of a cloud of meteors 1,000,000 miles from the and revolving around It in a period of Just one solar so that the sun and the satellite are always on opposite aides of tbe Thb to your HOUSE of Interest Gathered From the Capitol Building of Lucas to the following real estate in Lucas county have been changed this week as E. and F. C. Sigler to William C. acres in H. Pierce and wife to Dewey 40 acres in Washington C. Marsh to E. S. 39 acres in Benton H. Irwin and wife to O. H. Robinson and George M. Van 600 acres in Union H. Irwin and wife to David 40 acres in Union Branner to J. A. 40 acres in Cedar A. Brown and wife to E. O. Dorr et 40 acres in Cedar and W. M. Knight to D. S. land in Lincoln B. and wife to David J. 5} acres in Union J. Scott and wife to J. B. 80 acres in Warren Cemetery Co. to Nancy A. lot in A. Clinton et al to J. F. part of lot in Y. Van Arsdale and wife to Otto A. and N. A. 1 lot in Hayes to S. D. i lot in J. Vinsel to Geo 1 lot in F. Woodridge and wife to Big Hill Coal Mining part of 1 lot in P. Knotts and wife to Big Hill Coal Mining 1 lot in L. Gilbert to J. D. 3 lot in A. Rowland and wife to Benjamin 1 lot in Watkins to Louisa 8 lots in Cemetery Co to D. I Chariton E. Scherdin to Big Hill Coil Mining part of 1 lot in A. Wilkinson to Rig Hill Coal Mining 1 lot in E. and Alice Stone to J. R. 1 lot in 81000. Knotts and wife to Thomas S. 1 lot in J. McKinley and wife to J. B 40 acres in Lincoln L. Johnson and wife to Lucas Co for District No. 3, English land in English L. and wife to Joseph M. 100 acres in Liberty F. Spiker and wife to Richard E. 80 acres in English Jones and wife to A. F. and Lizzie B. 10 acres in Benton Stoneking to Lucinda 200 acres in Pleasant Love and remedy against indigestion is At least The Lancet tells us that it is the celibate young tbe lonely curate In the struggling bachelor Journalist or business man or clerk who suffers most from premature dyspepsia because he eats He generally reads during his which Is or he reads directly he has bolted his which is likewise matrimony is a bar to Lady's Is a horse 1 can I don't want that sort of a He holds his head like a horse that holds bis nose close to tbe so he can see where he's York Was we slaves or are we free thundered the pause for a are came the answer from tbe last row of city of has been humorously described as being built on the lid of a boiling which Is almost literally as It stands on a crust of thinness through which rise several mineral The most abundant and most used of these springs Is the which 130.000 gallons a day of various Tbe water of springs has been famous for more than a as a for various and tbe town can nearly always of its royal visitors during season from May 1 to Sept 20. I Lodges and f t Fellows at than thirty members of the I. O. O. F. lodge city went to Osceola oh Tuesday evening to attend the dedicatory exercises of the new Odd Fellows building and hall The working team here conducted the second degree work in the evening's and all who attended report a most enjoyable Those who went D. J. O. T. H. C. F. J. W. O. A. W. M. M. M. Ernest D. N. C. A. Pete IT. S. G. F. D. H. W. C. E. John Harry Joe J. E Al Fred J. O. Crips and Jake and George L. Ben J. P. Some O. E. Ezra meeting of W. R. C. Nov. 26, at 2 p. Lecture Epworth League Lecture Course met with a misfortune in the of Hervey Smith which was to have been held Mr. who is under the direction of the Central wrote that Bureau informing them that he would be compelled to take a six owing to a narrow escape from a stroke of The Bureau wrote to President May of the League offering several other good numbers to fill the date but after deliberation the League cabinet decided to take more time to select a substitute for Mr. so as to get the best The lecture tonight came rather close On the tirst and third Dr. Frank comes on December 14, it will be of time to have Mr. some timb during The patrons of the course may feel sure that the best talent available will be secured for the vacancy in the winter's Following is Mr. letter to the dear Mr. am compelled to write you a letter which I much regret Three physicians who have Had me in their care for two weeks compel me to cancel engagements for both lecturing and They say that I barely escaped a stroke of and that for six months must do nothing unless it is outdoor I start for Arizona in a week or ten I regret exceedingly that this should be at this season instead of spring if it had to happen at 1 wish to thank you for your kindness and courtesy in all our S. of the pretty Sunday school teachers has a class of little and It is her custom to tell them each Sunday of some little Incident that has happened in the week and request the children to quote a verse of Scripture to Illustrate the In this way she hopes to Impress the usefulness or Biblical knowledge upon the little Last Sunday she told her class of a cruel boy who would catch cats and cut their tails can any little girl tell me of an appropriate she There was a pause for a few when one little girl arose and in a solemn voice God has Joined together let no man put old Scottish being elected a member of the local school visited the school and tested the Intelligence of the class by bis The first Inquiry can ony o' you tell me what a moment's silence a small boy In a back seat arose and what ye me day for baudin yer being Informed that a bis race had been sentenced to the penitentiary for Dickey what comes er dls yer Thank de good Lawd I could read or what's I never Abyssinia tbe coffee plant wild In great profusion and derives Its name from a district of that J. PHILLIPS AS A Sioux City Tribune Relates Personal Anecdotes of the Jefferson of the defeated candidate for governor of made a campaign which was unique in its speechlessness but effective of its kind and the heroism of the man deserves recognition before he is buried beneath the oblivion of remarkable Men of tbe Phillips family have been miners for generations in probably the leader of Iowa's democracy was not the tirst to save lives in a mine must be remembered that out of politics Mr. Phillips is mine among 2,500 He is warm It vis in 1862, when he was in charge of Lucas county mines that a cage in shaft two at Cleveland left the guides two hundred feet Six men were They could neither escape up nor Below was certain Down the rope slid Phillips where no one else dared with hatchet and bar to release the The six men were back to light and grateful colored woman in Lucas could tell another Her Charles with Charles was hoisting A block fell on the signal two hundred feet a bell rang and the cage shot Faye jumped but Johnson caught between curbing and cage and was dragged fifty feet Three inches was the Miners swarming heard the dying man beg to be taken home to Men looked at the rope and turned Suddenly a big with ax and bar at his slid down the rope that disappeared in the gloom For two wretched hours in stuffy air and odor of a ghastly wound he chopped until the cage was When it reached the bottom live hundred miners therB was a aod a Mr. Phillips is He had toppled and fallen in a faint of They curried his body and to tbe top and Phillips soon Johnson's piteous cry to die at home was not in By General recommendation the widow was paid a sum which has her all these Sioux City A Night Express Train on the Plate change of schedule for departure of train 6 from Chicago on the Nickle Plate provides a convenient express train for Ft. New York Boston and all points leaving Chicago daily at 11:20 p. reaching New York 6:50 second Boston 10:07 second also all other points east of Buffalo on same time as Sleeping car open for reception of passengers to retire at their after 9:30 p. train from Chicago at 10:35 a. m. reaches New York City following afternoon at 3:30 Boston 5:20. Daily train from Chicago at 2:30 p. m. reaches New York at 7:35 p. m. next Through vestibuled sleeping Meals served in Nickel Plate on Club Meal ranging in price from 35c to No excess fares on any train of the Nickel Plate Van Buren St. and Pacific A on the Elevated For further write John Y. General 111 Adams 2t I am going to leave Lucas I will sell at public on November 27, at my one and a half miles north of my live farm implements etc. Usual Sale to commence at ten A. E. Sale and ladles of the M. E. Church will hold their annual sale and supper on December 5th. Supper in the basement to be served at 5 o'clock and sale in the church A splendid of fare for 25 Loans Galloway Land Loan office Blake The Grim Reaper's Harvest readers of the Herald will be pained to learn that Sidney father of County Clerk died last Monday morning at his home in Cedar from the injuries received by falling from a wagon near his home on the Tuesday as recorded in this paper last It will be remembered that Mr. Wells was standing in aspring while his son Ira was It seems that the dog was standing In the wagon and as the wagon gave a lurch the animal fell against Mr. throwing him his balance and out of the He sustained injuries which resulted in paralysis of the which with his army brought on his death as above Wells was born in Susquehanna on June 3, 1834. He came to Iowa in 1850, passing through tbe state as a government surveyor and locating in There be was married in 1854 to Miss Sarah W. Hay and they came to Jackson soon and then to Lucas county In 1856. Here they have made their home ever Eight children have been born to six of whom Mrs. Lina M. Smith and Roscoe S. Wells are and Mrs. Ida of Mrs. Mary of near of Pleasant Sidney of E. of this and Ira who lived with his are the children that unite with their mother in mourning the loss of the was a member of the B. Church at the time of his and was a consistent and faithful He served over three years iu Company First Iowa during the One season after his marriage was spent at the gold mines ot Pike's For many years he was one of the supervisors of Lucas and has always been an honored and respected who knew Ilis loss is. to as well as to his who have sincere sympathy in their services were held at the New Bethel chursh yesterday at eleven conducted by Rev. L. B. Ilix of Interment was made in the auspices of the Grand School life convicts in tbe Iowa penitentiaries for murder will petition the legislature this winter for Just what good It would do tbe common wealth to pardon we are not at present prepared to consent of the board to any particular obtained of individual members when not in is not the act of the and is not upon the 07 104. law does not contemplate any purchase of or other that cannot be paid for with surplus contingent 80 121. all such articles will be bought for cash with unappropriated contingent funds in the chart vender has appeared in the county with an article seemingly valued by at It is in evidence that he has sold this chart in one district for in another for in another for and in another for in some school orders for The chart may be all but the price is evidently and while many of our schools are in need of it would seem advisable for school officers to take ample time for investigation when contemplating the purchase of needed It C. F. Co. Maria Bartlett and of Des who are in the city visiting her Mr. David met with a serious accident on Sunday They were driving to and out in the northwest part of the city where the oil tanks are their driver undertook a race with another driver on the and in this process of fast driving Mrs. Bartlett and daughters were thrown violently to the as the carriage and sustained severe and serious Besides being bruised and shaken up Mrs. Bartlett received a deep gash in ber neck bad bruises about the Tbe drivers were arrested for their fast wbich endangered tbe traveling and will be brought before the mayor tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock to answer for their cond notice that the tbe stool that an office man sits bis
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