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Pocahontas Democrat (Newspaper) - June 20, 1901, Pocahontas, Iowa JUNE 20, 1901. 15. 190 CELEBRATE 0 a Manner Becoming all Progressive Northwest Iowa a Celebration is not a town better situated to hold have all the necessary articles and including Wide - Awake and Progressive a Fine Shady excellent water and hospitality without Read the tell your neighbors and U a. m. Parade of the largest delegation to receive a towns followed by a. m. Reading of Declaration of dinner in the hotels and commence at 1:15 p. m. is appropriated for street races and of to Enter and Foot for boys under 12; 100 yard race for 3 legged race 75 fat men's 200 pounds and 50 running broad 220; yard foot 150 yard hurdle 220 yard slow mule bicycle procession of tlie best turnout of horse and the best groomed team of horses base ball game between the two best amateur nines in the game to be called at 3:30 bands will furnish music during the 1)0 Warni Time and Cour Well Pumped Finest ever Seen in the of Plenty of Plenty of Plenty of public for man and the Strongest Won On 117th Republican county convention bold to select delegates to attend the senatorial and representative conventions and elect a new county central last Friday was well attended and proved an is understood that whoever Pocahontas decided on as a senatorial candidate would be endorsed by the Buena Vista and Humboldt delegations to the senatorial as Buena Vista has the district and Humboldt is to have the naming of the representative convention was called to order by County Chairman Demaray of and after reading the convention announced that the committee bad chosen Joseph Mallison of Fonda to preside as and B. B. Foster as Mr. Mallison accepted the chair kindly thanking the central committee for the unexpected was moved and carried that chairman from each precinct appoint a member to act on each that of permanent organization and only contesting delegations were from Dover for Allen and but in the show the Sanborn fellows were acknowledged the committee on permanent organization reported that temporary be made After deliberating a half hour the committee on resolutions reported with the the same old we heartily commend ilie wise administrative policy of our nation's President that our worthy Hon. Leslie M. is entitled to our commendation for Ills masterly and wise in state affairs and in the appointment of Hon. J. P. to the United States and we bespeak for Mr. Dolliver and our Hon. B. a continuation in tlie so That we recognize in Hon. A. H. Cummins a rnan of character and splendid and heartily endorse bis candidacy tlie important honorable office of chief executive of the beloved and that the delegates from this convention to the state convention be to use every and means to secure his of the committee on credentials was adopted as was moved and carried that convention proceed to vote by roll call of attempt was made by Mr. Ferguson of Rolfe to have that part of the resolution instructing for struck but the movement was so completely squelched that the promotor nearly fell through a crack in the A. Crummer of Grant and L. A. Rothe of were appointed and the convention proceeded to vote on senatorial The three J. H. J. B. Kent and Sanborn being masters of the three ringed business On the first ballot Allen received 78 Kent 48 and Sanborn 37. Everything sailed along smoothly for some The vote would be announced then a few yips would be heard about the but the short order enthusiasm failed to make a break in any of the opposing was a very warm and after about thirty votes were Chairman commenced to sweat and the delegates kept him warm When in the vicinity of the sixtieth some one had the audacity to move that the convention rest on voting for senator and proceed to elect delegates to the state but as the contest was producing sweat than anything else and Sheriff Mitchell was kept busy carrying water to keep down the rising it was thought advisable to keep the furnace It was growing The chairman was over worked by continuously calling the and was relieved by L. Chandler for a time but he too finally had to seek relief at the town At 5:30 some one made a motion to adjourn for Tlie movement was freely when adjournment was taken till 7 The ballots taken up to this time were 116 and not a single Fonda fellows had some pretty large from later developments and what they is not yet when the convention was called to order they all looked the Allen a doubtful and the Kent delegates resembled the hoy that had eaten an over dose of sour During the supper hour the deal was Kent wanted the but Sanborn would not give and could not if he wanted turn his whole delegation over to as enough would go to Allen to give him the as he only lacked four votes of having The Kent forces were after Allen's scalp and the only way to get it was to throw their whole strength to one was a little difficult to it requiring gloves with the necessary material to get the proper so it was freely and even they voted for Sanborn and a great shout up among the Sanborn and Kent but the Lizard fellows shouted The battle was won and Mr. Sanborn was declared the He was called on for a few remarks and was introduced py Chairman Mallison as Mr. Sanborn you know I am no speech so I won't detain you in making a speech but I thank you for this it was moved and carried that the successful senatorial candidate should be permitted to select one set of delegates to attend the senatorial and representative Mr. Sanborn chose the Wilder J. M. P. H. A. S. Frank C. S. A. L. C. Ward Ferguson and A. R. to the state convention are G. A W. P. W. W. A. W. J. P. O. P. Alex Wilder T. G. F. C. Gilchrist and new county central committee is as Martin P. E. G. A. F. C. Alex Ties W. L. A. O. E. Lake No. 1. Ed. Lake No. Lee blck N. C. D. Mark Swan M. E. H. E. Poor Ferguson of His attempt to ilam the current which flowed toward Cummins was unanimously although those Rolfe fellows were ready to stand by him if public sentiment was shown to be in favor of naming state delegates without Mr. is entitled to our sympathy and advise to keep still when public opinion hovers about the best remnant left in an antiquated or he may get set on harder than last Finish Their Work and Kent forces should now wear and The display of drowning principle in order to accomplish the defeat of the most popular man in the convention places them in a position to occupy the bench for some time to the adjournment of the convention last Friday evening large number of delegates soda or were doomed to As this is a strictly prohibition county nothing else was account of the house well going the rumor is going that the Republican county convention will be held in and an early adjournment taken in that the delegates may return home by way of is said the influence necessary to swing that Lizard delegation into line was awful hard on Mr. Sanborn don't run any better tor senator than he did for school director on the Democratic there is some hopes for Democracy Fairborn of was in at tendance as a just to see was but there was one chance to run in a dark and the one man could have swung the convention was Fred Gilchrist of for County Grades of Claims as 10. Board met lis per members all proceeded to settle with county 11. Board met as per members all Settlement with county officers Adjourned for In the matter of the extension of the Dover the day and hour for final hearing having it was on motion ordered that said road be and is hereby established as a The report of the appraisers on said proposed highway and examined and the following part thereof That Samuel Freuk receive L. Brower and James Mercer having waived all claims for with county officers until 8 a. m. June 12. JUNE 12. Board met as per members all Continued settlement with county the matter of the vacation and relocation of part of the Swan Lake and Fonda road between sections 21 and 22-!)2-.34. It appearing that no claims for damages were filed and the committee appointed to view the same having reported It is on motion ordered that the above named highway be It Is also ordered that the part of the above named highway now traveled be vacated when the section line has been June 13. met as per members all Settlement with county officers for In the matter of settlement with the county after a careful examination of the books of his and vouchers and checking the same with the auditor's day book and ledger a net balance of was found and the above named amount was produced by G. S. treasurer of Pocahontas county and counted by And it is on motion ordered that this settlement be and is hereby JUNE 13. In the matter of the establishment of part of the Jackson and Des Moines road between sections 5 and and 31 and 32-93-,34. It appearing that no claim for damages were filed and the committee appointed to the same hearing reported It is on motion ordered that the above named road be and is hereby the matter of establishment of a part of the Bell and Hanson road between sections 3 and 10 and 4 and 9-90-33. It appearing that no claims for damage were It was on motion ordered that the above named road be and is hereby Adjourned until 8 a. m. June 14.. JUNE 14. Board met as per members all motion the sum of was ordered transferred from the domestic animal fund to the county following applications for refund orders are on motion M. L. erroneous dog N. W. erroneous dog following for school fund loans were examined and on motion M. Russell on the no i 3-90-31, for Hans W. Nelson on the sw i. 5 and nw of the nw 8-93-31, for on the sw of the sw for for met and attended county Adjourned until 8 a. m. Juno 15. JUNE 15. as per members all forenoon was spent in auditing bills against the county and making up the amount of money expended on highways in the year 1900. Adjourned for The petition of Mclntyre and for a county between sections 19 anil oO was on motion THE 5 lusi
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