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Pocahontas Democrat (Newspaper) - October 23, 1913, Pocahontas, Iowa OCTOBER 28, 8f) SOMETHINi have something new in ihe line CHILDRENS have something new in ihe line of Sweater auto caps and childrens Something that appeals to everyone because they have the they have the and they give It would be a pleasure for us to show you this line of - Very a Wizard iop to Oust your Floors iop Quart Special Price this Week for Mop and 1. H. LOCAL or three weeks ago Mr. of Gilmore again broke into the newspapers and gave the county road Pocahontas and Gilmore City an awful It is an awful road in and Mr. told some truth about Rut he didn't go far K is no worse than some other of road known as the Des Lake high We They have reason to call an extra session who visit neighboring of the new law we hope the legislature will show backbone enough to stand pat on the Their judgment was good when this was but if they see some weak they make the law more effective instead of 1 time was taken up last week in the district court on that damage wherein A. M. Erie sued the county for claimed by reason of drainage ditch passing through his farm in section 12, Colfax The board of supervisors had offered in way of settlement but had asked for 51500, so in order to agree on a settlement the mater was brought into The jury returned a verdict allowing Mr. Erie The next jury case was one wherein A. E. Wine-garden and the trustees of Center township were made by C. R. Lewis suing tor on account of the removal of a fence which had been placed in the middle of the highway south along the section line from the cemetery Mr. Winegarden had been employed by the trustees to remove the fence jis it with The of the court and jury was taken up with this case from last till Tuesday a verdict for Mr. Winegarden and the trustees of Center The jury was then discharged for the Fees paid to the grand jury were to the petit jurors a total of John Smith of indicted by the grand jury for was given a hearing in court Wednesday He plead guilty to the charge and was fined and Mrs. Cora Edgington granted a divorce from her Hugh B. In the case above referred Lewis vs. A. E. Winegarden et C. D. Atkinson for Lewis and A- J. Shaw and J. M. Berry for the as the matter is often referred to by nur people when they return Our crossings Sre kept in better condition and the system of not only the business but the resident districts as is ahead of anything carried on in neighboring It don't make any in what part of town one the cross street is looked oon T- - after as well as the main traveled every road fn town is keot in first-class Dodge and Humboldt four so far as is possible to make five miles north of Fort by the use of the Df a f else of the satisfaction and the piece of road never has been m civic There is some and we wish to tell the people that we have in. Husking Stalls made wire mesh will save the Big Stock of Clear Flour and Ground new of nobby just Come in and look them condition as the not of the right kind for a good road bed unless dragged it don't appear to have been troubled with a But perhaps Fort Dodge is proud of that piece of road and wish to maintain it in its present so that the hundreds of thirsty patrons toward the metropolis of Webster county every day may be shaken well before and patronize more There is not a piece of road anywhere in Pocahontas county on any of the cross country roads in any more of an abominable condition is the road near known as the Des Lake the condition of the road leading Gilmore from the is about as full of bumps as it is possible to and no piece of road along township line road west of Gilmore City is any and while we have no apologies to offer jor dilapidated condition of the road west of Gilmore we beg of Mr. not to be so serious in his condemnation of this while other roads home are no crushed rock road west of the M. St. L. railroad west between twenty-five and thirty-six and and thirty-five in is another of he condition of the is not oh account of the crushed but because the rock was dumped before the grade was put in The grade was too narrow for safe traveling before the rock was put and now with the rock it is impossible for loaded wagons or autos to one or the other having to take to the ditch and the been veled as much during the summer as was the I The only proper grade for the use I of the crushed rock is the grade constructed on the county i They are vvith wide I so that teams and autos have plenty of room to And unless some of these auto speeders are put in the grades should j be made still as it is not I safe for cars to pass either a team nor another car at the rate of thirty to fifty miles an hour and an occasional one these and matter of pride can be traced away back about 300 to the time of our ancestor who proud even of her English Our sidewalks don't look bad and the increasing number of attractive homes makes an old timer as if he had located in a pretty good after Mann of arrived in to look after his farm in 14, Grant Mr. Mann owns all of this section except the west half of the northwest He left for his home and would have remained longer if the town afforded desirable hotel but as we do he hurried through with his business and left for Mr. Mann says Kankakee was the first county in the state to employ ap agricultural vvho paid a salary of a year and is furnished an also an and laboratory in the court a stenographer and soil The force is kept busy and farmers are taking a great interest in the Having the soils shows what the different soils are adapted also what is needed to make it The matter of seeds is also looked after carefully and it is the duty of tho adviser to conduct the farmers He is graduate of the The government pays into county treasurer every month which goes towards the expense of maintaining this new This work was taken up about two years ago by Kankakee it then being the first county in the United States to take work which been outlined by the DeKalb county has also now adopted the plan and more will be following in the good work when they become better acquainted with The best highways we have in i northwestern are the well road covered with gravel land they are good at all seasons of the There is two or three I miles up there near Sioux and another piece of well graveled i road east of And down i in Green county is a sample of J what can be done with gravel on the country Green county I has been improving its highways for years in this way and when a traveler gets into Green a map and a guide is necessary to tell him where he is. Gteen county has been spending its money on permanent improvements while neighboring counties have been spending the road money in ing and or Klein has been having some effective work with gravel on THE DEMOCRAT ALWAYS PAYS GOOD DEMOCRAT covers the than any paper iiv the in Fremont in Shelby petitions have been directed to Governor asking that he call a special session of the legislature to repeal road and law enacted at the last It is alleged that the law is also of the responsibility out of the hands of the supervisors and The old law was very unsatisfactory and proved inadequate to meet the demand for better and more effective road The new law is now on It has not yet been given a chance to prove what can be clone and it is most unfair at this early date for some dissatisfied supervisor or trustee to clamor for a The old method of road work has been proven most merely repair work year after enough money having been spent on the roads in every county in the state the last thirty years to have graveled nearly of highway in the One complaint advanced is there has been delay in construction work apd another is the increased cost of bridges and A permanent concrete bridge is far cheaper than wooden the life of John the in Monday morning at 4:50 where he had gone to about two weeks ago to consult with the Mayo's regarding his failing Deceased was a native of Germany and came to America in 1881, settling on a farm near continued to reside until 1892. when he moved to Grant where the family home has been There are left to mourn with the bereaved wife seven children now Mrs. Will and Mrs. Ed Christensen of Grant also Mrs. Harry Troupe of South Henry of Fred of and Miss Elma and at The body arrived in Tuesday afternoon from accompanied by R. A. who had also accompanied Mr. Barnhardt to The funeral will be held Friday forenoon at 10:30, a short service being held at the house and the body will be taken to for ot road north of and only even though there is nota piece of road to bridge would cost double drive over anywhere in the the other We do not and he expects to have the i Clarke will find it good work a of the legislature to repeal the has several miles of grad on county road law should aild ready for If the work which will be completed this fall or And out in other like it is being done in Frank of Gilmore City has broken out in print about a razor back road west of Gilmore and just as all of us had begun to think that Gilmore City was about 'the only town on earth that had any real doubtless had an object in but here he's done gone and spoiled the The road he speaks about is the road straight west of If we mistake this is the county road in and is now up to the state highway commission for As such a road it will get little consideration until the state commission determines its But Gilmore thanks hasn't fared so It has recieved of auto tax from each county on the county line road south of it has received road fund and auto tax on the road west from the making from the county on this There is in all in a short time for the immediate We don't blame Gilmore City for getting and admit she deserved it. nor should she be but we aid of grading is. expected have two miles put in condition for j out a system of roads j lieve a careful perusal of the Supervisors to in the ords show that Gilmore City and districts yet and some excellent has had as much as any other town This start will - mean much j been the We must have a little more done along tins bne next expense We can't all get all we a as the want just when we want it. to be proud of derived will be almost valuable i haps the fellow that goes after it its believe the people If Governor Clarke the hardest will get the AND has done some street paving this Sutherland Courier is for Odd Fellows state encampment is being held at Fort Dodge this opening and closing men were arrested at last week on the charge of horse They had stolen a ' team and buggy on the streets at Roosevelt landed in the city of Rio Tuesday morning at b There was some commotion among the animals back in the Buchacker is now owner of the Mallard livery having purchased the business last week of who had operated the barn the last twenty firm of H. S. Mountford and Frank Mann of have contracted with the Ford company for 1100 cars for next years They have Palo Alto and Clay Lake City man has run an automobile since last March without a There are a lot of fellows who would try the same county attorney would only promise to be has been made by Dei Moines women that the street car steps are too They really are too high for the hobble some of them seen cn Des Moines streets are most awfully at Eagle one day last a fellow appropriated two cases of beer from a box which was enroute from to The man's name is Mclntire and he is held to the grand jury under a Lake a tiling buried in a ditch near Newell the other day and it took vigorous work upon the part of his four to extricate he was released It was found that he had a broken collar and that he was seriously Storm Lake says a fine cnr of game fish was put in the lake on Friday of last week by State Fish and Game Warden The shipment included pickerel and and the fish were in good Mr Hinshaw has a fine new car for this which was built to his It is so constructed that air can be forced into the water any time apd in this way the fish can be shipped ill better condition than in Emmetsburg R. E. King left the last week for He felt well pleased over his He made a profit of on the 768 acres of land that he recently sold during the two and one-half years that he owned he says the man who bought from him later disposed of the land to some eastern Iowa man at an advance of Mr. King has 400 acres of Palo Alto land He has become very wealthy There was an auto and buggy collision of Saturday Sator Stephensen was coming from Fort Dodge his and met a party in a The lights were not burnine as well as they and the auto was on the buggy before he knew it. One of the buggy was and the auto was whirled ' of the so abruptly as to cause it to bump into a where the wind shield was shattered and the front of the auto badly Luckily no one was editor of the Humboldt attended a reunion of the second Iowa cavalry regiment at West last and on his way from the Rock Island depot in Des to the Wellington hotel Saturday a craky auto driver rnn onto knocking him The car and left the scene of the accident at a high rate of Mr. Adams was severely but was able to get up and make his way to the Tlie happened about 10 night and the car had no It perhaps carried no lights so the police would not see it. ' f I i i ' s f
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