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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - December 28, 1915, Lemars, Iowa Semi Vol No. 104. 8 COVERS SIX COUNTIES TAX COMMISSIONER COMPILES FOR E N E R A p PROPERTY TAXES In the Report For We M en- Remsen and LeMars Ane Are fined n T. A. ' tax commissioner ol v the C. M. St. P. & O each year for that mad tax statistics for the northwest Iowa counties the Omaha line This year his reports cover six counties and six cities and villages of northwestern In the report for the towns Remsen and LeMars are The figures j submitted for theBe towns will interest bur The following is the total and per capita ' 1916 - estimated true value of real and the ration of assessed actual ' to estimated true value January 1,1916: Tot a 1 Per Cap. Ratio Akron 874,200 741 66.45 Hinton 179,260 - 646 68.00 Kingsley 866,430 777 60.08 LeMars 4,171,780 987 58.03 Merrill 452,980 765 51.89 Remsen 14) 67,100 889 29.44 These estimates are based on 74 transfers in Akron's 26 in 71 in 296 in 51 in Merrill and 57 in both improved and unimproved property being Included in all In only seven of the one places named did the estimated true value estate in 1915 exceed $ 800 per - capita and LeMars and Remsen are two of LeMars with $ 987 leads t h e Hartley Is is third and Remsen Hinton leads t h e county in percentage of assessed valuation to actual estimated valuation and is according to Mr. assessed more than twice as high ratio is the only town in the county that runs under 60 per cent. figure is just about double Mr. also compiles figures tbg sale Price per square loot and DEATH OF MRS EDGINGTON Was a Resident of Akron For Many Years Mrs. A. W. a former well known resident of died at her home in Spokane She was of who was deputy county clerk here for some The following from a Spokane telling of the of Mrs. A. W. on December 17, 1915, will be of interest to the many friends of the family whose acquaintance was formed during a residence of about eighteen years In Akron previous to moving to all of whom extend their sympathy to the sorrowing Mrs. was a woman of charming personality and her kindly deeds and helpfulness endeared her to all - with whom she came in Her illness covered a period of about three years and she gradually failed until the but with little Mrs. A. W. 908 Knox for more than ten years a resident of this died of apoplexy Friday night at 11: 30 o'clock at her Mrs. was a member of St. Paul's Methodist church and was an active worker in the ladles She was 60 years She leaves her one Earl cashier of the Security State one Mrs. Clyde H. of three A. B. of N. and N. Williams and E. A. Williams of and a half C. L. of The funeral will be held Monday at two p. m. from the Jaeger Interment will be at Rev. Mr. of an old friend of the will Ft. 1 Trans ' 8 6 7 r 2069 Hinton 1714 * 3& 8. 4 tm 48 2607 Merrill 5.22 2545 * of t r 4o1n, o 3w2n15s average sale price ot ( t e d - the past four years Y a square foot and en rf of the ( -' C S| in only four places the list A 0the; sale price per transfer exceed is one of the four Remsen second in the list in value i | r square third In value per Mr. hag also tabulated the i 4iw * taxes showing county citizens pay per amounts for for Bever l * set DECEMBER 28, 1915. SHINING TARGETS $ 2.00 Per $ 1.50 if Paid in WINTERING A GIRL WITH A Play Will Be Presented by Members of Latona Dramatic Club members of the Latona ic Club are hard at work rehearsing for the play A Girl With a which they will present at the Royal theatre next Tuesday January 4. Soma months ago the Latona presented Hearts and the play met approbation and scored a distinct Girl depicting iNew York life The of characters 1B as Ted a gay young man about Joe * Frances a poor music teacher who later becomes the girl with a Lord a British aristocrat very much on his looking for American Warren A poor 1 Walter - Mrs. Dorothy a charming Edna Burton a shyster Mrs. Warren's - Mrs. Henry - Mrs. - Crosby's The first scene Is laid in Dale's The second scene in Crosby's law office and the third scene in- Crosby's - 1 - andland scored a distinct s u c c e s s ' n P. PIONEER OF IOWA AT AGE OF THREE Akron Hinton Kingsley Levari Merrill 0.72 1.39 0.70 J. 32 0 86, * 1,64 0,68 1. 8ohi3Ql Cl ilK r Tata TELEPHONE DAY ' 4.09 ' 5.40 12.07 ' 4.07 8.97 ' 6.64 5,70 46" 3.2^ 4.86 11.04 12.71 14.25 10.95 0 47 0.89 7B low - asto actual valuation on 1 i l f a j i d ' g h e l d p n are ' ' r thatt $ B per f * i m 1 awl o * e l S i y t y - ' ' f 1 t In the 1 of I g a s the past three la Than 8,0JH> Calls Handled ' By Local Exchange Thursday Last ' Thursday waB busy at the Plymouth County Telephone company's The busy man or housewife who a goodmany time that have central any hour Jn cep ( re taken tt average hour wore l l a 01 T and The % t l o M lied per 4 ijj ' w a b S ' tin the list ' a J W a J - V J VIM mBm of the h l FIRST REMSEN Lived in In i v Eighties and ' Nineties and Then - Moved to 8outh at of at Mrs. E. L. Townsend Wis notified yesterday of the death of her C. R. ' which early Monday morning at the home of his Mrs. Carrie of where he had been visiting for some Mr. and Mrs. E. L. went up to attend the funeral which will he held tomorrow at Cherokee where Mr. Blake resided at one time and where his wife la Mr. Blake was three years of age and up to the time of his which was splendid health and was remarkably spry and vigorous for a man of bis He leaves his two daughters mentioned two W. E. of Eau and R. of Blake was well to many of older of he When the town of. was built in the eighties he ' conducted the the Blake patrons After Mr. lived a 8- D v for a p t ( e r of dearth the ranks p f t b e ' v a r y early haers l * f tq ome e i f n t- for term three are oa Iwa ia - p m m urj Shelter and Warmth Are All Right But Not Too Much Grain At this time of the year practically all the heavy work on most farms has been finished and with the approach of winter horses are more or less Since idle gipe no return in labor the feeding should be as economical as possible ' and proper care should be taken of the animals in order that they may be in the best possible condition for work In the early Horses should not be confined to the barn during the winter on a liberal supply of It is far better to them through the cold They should be given the run of the yard or lot during the This should be provided with a protected one that thoroughly dry and well provided with nature does her part and protects the horse with a heavy coat of hair during the cold the shed is necessary in order to acord the necessary shelter and protection against snow and cold Winter winds come mostly from the north and and the shed should be so and constructed as to give the proper protection In the feeding of idle horses the high priced feed should be avoided in order to keep them in proper con dition at the lowest It has been found that idle horses do well on a winter feed consisting of all the hay oat or sorghum they will consume so that little grain Is Idleness also permits of a more thorough mastication of the thus insuring proper From six to eight weeks before the spring work is started the horses should bg put at light for and started a small grain ration in order that they may be in proper condition for the work required of The grain ration may then be gradually increased until the regular allowance has been reached for the working Growing colts require considerable They should be so fed as to secure proper development and at a minimum Rough feed such as clean mixed alfalfa or clover may be fed along with a mixture of oats FIRE AT AKRON HOTEL FROM BY ROPE TWO ARE OVERCOME BY SMOKE New at Union to Take Up January 1> With the incoming of year a master and caller will be the of employees at the The station master will also act in ' the capacity of With appointment of this wlM be kept up In shape than has been possible ' v the fact a comparatively large 1 number of- grains pass through LeMars on both the Illinois Central and Northwestern roads and so of the fact that several times a day trains on each road are due in at practically the same there h t e e n a large number of cases where passengers have boarded the wrong Mistakes of this seldom discovered until the train under id the when taking that a passenger whose destination in the opposite T Errors such the are for passenger and and to eliminate this trouble that master S. W. Little has Been held a similar ' position the D. G. railroad at Grand J c t i o n fpr three years and this Dl 4 9n gye F ' - r e c j j t h e sad newB oj on Christmas Wer name waf j i t W. H. HilLana at % d. enjoyed goi jji ' w s t a n suddenly for i 1 R covered she was cancer 1 - e. t 0 4 o n n d a y 1 a ' MEAT MARKET ISmO NATE GEARKE SELLS BUSINESS TO CARL TIMMERMANN DEAL PENDING SEVERAL DAYS 8 8 IN The New Proprietor Worked For Local Concerns and Is Experienced at the Mr. Gearke Noj Assured of His Future The deal the sale of Nate meat market to Carl which has beeen pending for several was closed last Friday and Mr. Timmerman took possession of the business This is an old market in a good stand and has always done an excellent Mr. Gearke has not decided what he will do but will remain in LeMars for a time at Mr. the new baa worked in local markets and is no stranger to the For the past year or two he has been running a market in 8. which he recently sold and will move with his family to LeMars the first of the Mr. Timmerman is ' a hustler and understands the meat business and the market should continue to prosper under his health all When op if iance of ve one 0 ft ing the tuj thiee four Hill h j a e j l e n rj Jl | ' Big Comedy The engagement of The Graces of 1 A Prince Vor a at t & V Royal in the near gives ot toeing one q f ' t h e most important comedy ot tbf The musical jLs in two acta 1" aq s m- to give scape | or from the ' soon of the production features as said to be ot su ' J h R o g h a i f ' ' e s 1 a at auction at Orange the i w j act per got omo quarter at Ml ( C n 9 20O; % Van Felt ty at 69 D Van Many Herds in Iowa Are Afflicted by the ( Disease Cherokee It is reported that tuberculosis has been discovered cattle in Cherokee at least case having developed near In some of the state the disease is causing heavy whole herds being In Benton county three of the finest thoroughbred herds in the county have been found to be badly infected with the - disease and many of the cattle have been The Hanna herd of Herefords In that county recently was tested by the deputy state veterinarian and many of the most valuable animals responded to the test. The condemned stock was taken to Waterloo and slaughtered under the supervision of the government A little later the herd on the county farm near Vinton was tested and found to be badly Last week the Aberdeen Angus herd belonging to Lee of Jackson Benton was tested and a number of head The first intimation Mr. Clark had of the prevalence of the disease among his cattle was the heavy breathing of a Jersey heifer that could be heard all over the stable and the fact that during the year he had lost two of his most valuable - The not show disease out and the nerd bull would weigh in ' the neighborhood of 1,700 Mr. ClarK Baxs Jt is where he could jhe stock tSO a head 1 3SSf' ' Police Got Wrong Name The Sentinel ' printed an Item laBt W. H. of arrested at a local i o t e l a charge ot intoxication and that when arraigned he had given hie name Finney 1iorfeited a cash 1 the item ' y e r r o n e p u i and to explain to LeM to attend an d. and registered at a ' l o i a l night the UCQ were called to to drunken man ' H e unable to b| a it fa Col. a Seven Foot Giant With a Traveling Show Had Great In Making an Exit Through a KendalI Hotel had a narrow escape from destruction by fire between four and five o'clock Wednesday A couple of men from Elk Point who were on the streets waiting to catch an early morning first noticed the blaze and one of them ran to the hose house and rang the This was about 4: 15 a. M. Others soon responded to the alarm and the firemen soon had the hose cart out and a stream of water playing on the The fire had its origin in the men's just back of the The interior of this room was blazing fiercely when the firemen arrived and it burned through the celling into a room above which was occupied by a young ho was compelled to make a hurried As doors the first burst into the dining room on the west and into the toilet room and the rear of the sitting room on the a well directed stream of water soon had the flames under control and the most damage was confined to the lavatory and toilet rooms where the woodwork waB badly The din ing room was also temporarily render ed unfit for 5 The hotel was filled with every room being The rooms were quickly filled with dense smoke and there was a general scramble to escape when the alarm was given in the Those familiar with the halls and stairways had no difficulty in getting but mem bers of a couple of show troupes ping there for the night were not so and becoming had to make their escape from the upstairs rooms by means of the rope fire escapes or ladders hastily provided - by onlookers or Two of the were w e r m e j i h smoke wepe quite for Col. a foot giant with of the show bad considerable difficulty in crawling through a window to descend on an previous to which he had his a small out of the window at their length and let her drop safely to the street % Several times heretofore there have been small at the due to a defective furnace but It was not the case in this It may have started from a circuited electric wire in the but this is entirely One things i ' if there had a wind blowing the entire hotel would have burned and probably eral Uvea ' The hotel building is owned by Mr. Abel of and both he ariaH W. M. Chambers carry inr H. Rohrer had a couple of new pianos stored In the which were considerably by and Repairs can made in a few days sufficient for business fof be as usual at the j Srooe did much damage to the furnishings and especially $ n the upstairs PERMANENT ROAD Value of Farm Landslip Increased Nearly Doublet i Farm and Concrete built in the United States during - cost on the average $ 11,821 a mile ie foot One hundred and fortyfour concrete roads twenty years previous ' t * c | $ 12,766 mile 16 foot concrete roads are 46 feet i Upkeep and $ beeh than $ fip a year te road built in 4 more R 1^,- WM yearly maintenance pf r of concrete mjh M i o h i g a n t i | i a S g 1 the tracked mm Halt
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