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Sioux County Independent (Newspaper) - June 14, 1879, East Orange, Iowa m o PI INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS NEUTRALIST Bo 27 BOOK MILLS SIOUX IOWA JUKE 14 1879 Official Paper of Sioux County BUSINESS CARDS J J BELL Attorney at Law Orange City Sioux County Iowa K O M Physician East Orange Sioux County Iowa Justice of the Peace ami Collection Agent Pattersonville Sioux County Iowa solicited JOHN Surveyor Land and Inau Vj ranee agent Hospers Sioux Iowa Will run lines and establish in all parts of the County PIERCE LEWIS Real Estate Tax Paying and Col lection Have complete title to all lands and in Sioux County Orange County Iowa Attorney at Law Special Attention given to ond securing and general probate litigation Will attend to the purchase nnd of real es tate pny tines titles and furnish of hinds Cuv County Iowa F LECOUQ Recorder of Sioux County Land and Heal KB I ale Agent Orange City County Iowa solicited Have a full sel of abstracts of title to tand and town lots WYATT HOUSE This New and Commodious House its now opened to the public Splendid Sample and Stab tiny ill Modern to auit the timed W JET Wyatt Proprietor HOTEL Corner atid Washington Lenars Iowa fi H Proprietor A t und clvan rooms Ample feed md per Day JOHN IN C L O C K S WATCHES FANCY AND PLATED WARB NOTIONS TOYS Clocks watches Jewelry Sewing Cleaned WORK P IN DRUGS MEDICINES FINE WINKS AND LIQUORS FOK MEDICINAL USE WALL PAPER CHINA WARE FANCY GOODS FINE PIPES CIGAR A SETS LAMPS AMD CHIMNEYS SUED Agent for the celebrated Manon Organ Home Sewing mach accurately com pounded at any hour of the day or night Great Work Illus on bound In book Price IW IB tlic ble work a lady oan Tlie Elite 30 n 10 u year Book Catalogue 10 cents of StyhR x Smith 16 nry OP THE ROOK For call on Gibba only pure articles kept For sale nt this Office auJ cheap P aeUs school books cheaper than Plow your corn Subscribe for the Independent A nice shower yesterday morning Extra trains loaded with bridge and track material arrive daily M will erect a building here 24 by 40 aa soon as leisure laid out Construction material begins to accumulate on our side track Prairie schooners bound every day Alex Donaan of Pattersonville is appointed deputy sheriff The crops in this section look well despite croakers and The telegraph poles were distribu ted along the line between hare and yesterday The new Methodist church in Read ing is to be dedicated on Sunday There is a brisk inquiry for lots ami they will go off like hot cakes as soon as the town is laid out The track laid across the bridge over Rock river and the engine for the first time The track last night reached a point mites from here Lyon county line We are informed Mr n merchant tit tropo sew to move stock to this The third in Uock Milln Junction The OWce How high is das Will some of our married please tho as in harvest all art free Tlie Hollanders in tho vicinity of City n joint stock company unit will bir grain at Dunham of way Agent Duff ami the appraising went west along Him io dn mages for Thursday Our thanks arc duo to 1 O lard nor for hauling onr press up from Knst Orange Thanks Dan until belter A from Port land vilip am one from passed this week bound towage war on lliu of the K ck and Sioux No change in the name of the will lie with familiar name of Rock Mills Glad of it The railroad bridge over the Rock at place is splendid structure A single span 110 feet in length Howe truss pattern crosses the main river with 500 of trastle work on the cast end The construction train nml board ing cars which have been on our sidetrack since the rail reached this were taken to the front on Tuesday morning Manager Merrill nnd a party of Directors out to a miles evening nut dark new coming on they look the back track instead of going to the eml ot the rail as was first intended A watertank and windmill tire to be erected adjoining the depot on the Mr his assistants set up a tank and force pump near the on Monday for use till the permanent tank is completed The material for the of be telegraph line to this point is on hand and work is to be commenced at once The extension of the line will be a great convenience to the construction train men who are now compelled to run to Pattersonville for orders The of this dl Mr Braddock siul his assis tants leave in a few clays for Dako ta Mr Braddock lias made many friends during his and gives of confidence in the fu ture of the by investing in some choice lots which he ses to improve We hope when the summer campaign is over he will re turn and become u permanent resi dent The failure of 1 he County Auditor to send ns prevents publica tion of the proceedings of the Board of Supervisors in tins issue they next week Pomp of Sheldon in forms us he will leave tor Dako ta to took up a newspaper location He will give the Dakota folks a live sheet we wish him success The Sheldon folks had a county seat tilt wilh before the Board of Supervisors lost week and were worsted We think iu has la to at leisure A newly married couple from Da kota got left by the construction train Wednesday night Conductor Bob says he has at present no acco lor ladies particularly brides but when he promoted lo rtm a he will happy to ap them Some delay baa been experienced in laying out our town plat caused by the railroad engineers along the line being up to their eyes in business Col Warren however informs us work will be commenced next week and completed as rapidly as possible We trust our patrons will excuse the lack of Neighborhood and Gen eral matter in this issue Our mail are yet extremely uncertain this however will be rem before another issue and till then we crave the indulgence of our readers Our R R time is at present a little mixed nor are the lious on very but they beat walking all hollow and are even at on the pony on which years ago we first traver sed the prairies of this portion of Sioux Bounty on professional trips Tho Depot at Ibis place is to be by 03 feet 2 stories high wilh a mansard roof containing HII office waiting room room and warehouse on the floor und i residence for I he in the second A couple of have been arranged for temporary use till the depot is completed The Mr Forbury Muster this line ot railroad was brought one day last work and unloaded near the siding being his field till ihu progress of the makes a forward move incut A Short The Orange City of the Index cracks a joke at expense of the dent nml its Editor in regard to the County Seat question and at the same time furnishes us with an ex text fo a abort sermon on this very topic We bide our lime TV hat the fu ture may bring forth we cannot now determine For the present the county seat will remain where it is perhaps for years to come The may arrive when as the lown in the county two railroads wilh our er and natural advantages the hand townsite in Northwestern Iowa more than A score of miles from ary rival worthy of mention that our town may aspire to become the Capitol of the county On the other hand it is possible if not probable that when wo can ride by rail east and west from our young city when the hum of mills factories and machine shall be hoard along our beau rivet when our population shall number as many thousands aa it now does scores Rock Mills able to do without the paltry prize remember ing that Charity is the noblest of virtues may cast it to some of her less fortunate sisters ire our time and rest red we will be certain of holding the winning cord iu this game before we play St A Change of Baao Count Pursuant to call tho Republican Convention rimi in the court house in Orange City at 2 1 M on Saturday lusi June nnl was called loonier J Hell who appointed J of temporary chairman J man of Holland wua appointed tem secretary Ou motion the chair appointed a committee of 5 on credentials consisting of Messrs Kent of Kock Gleysteen of Emery of Sherman Bell of Holland Coad of Lincoln The committee ou credentials reported the following townships represented by the num ber of delegates named who are en titled to seats Holland 16 votes Sherman 3 votes Sheridan 4 votes Nassau 7 votes Lincoln 3 votes Rock 3 votes No delegates were present from Lynn Grant Floyd East Orange Reading or Settler On motion the report was adopted Qn motion the tem were made permanent Ou motion of Sheridan j H C Wood of Henry Hos pers of Holland wore elected dele gates to the Republican State Con vention On motion the delegates were instructed to vote for Gover nor Gear for Governor Judge Beck for Supreme Judge C W Von Co illin for supt Public Instruction On motion tho convention adjourn ed Sine Die The Book Valley Bead Dirt flying along the line of the Rack Valley Railroad at various points between Luverno and Doon The Y turntable nnd sidings are already in at Luverne the right of way mostly secured and 90 days at farthest will aee the locomotive rushing up and down the valley In our ces will compel the extension nf this road down the valley at no distant day our reasons for so thinking will be given in due season Foetal Mr R L Rowe proprietor of the flooring mill at this place been appointed here in place of Mr Finch who has the present will be lo in Rhodes which will be fitted up wilh letter boxes etc We are informed will e a commodious building the business center of the town in a short time The mail and other trains will run to this point the telegraph line it erected will be in very few days The army worm ravaging As our patrons will see we have changed our from East Or ange to Rock Mills Some of onr friends are disposed to regard the move as premature perhaps it is but as we had abundant evidence that location was too inviting to remain long unoccupied and remem bering the proverb about tbo curly bird unit the worm we concluded to run no and acted accordingly Years ago we formed and express ed the opinion that Rock Mills would become a town of importance our being based on the prospect of a railroad down the Rock valley How much butler must be the ont took when in addition to the valley roud we huve also an east and west trunk line We shall endeavor to our patrons both advertisers and subscribers value received for their the improvements and prog ress of our town will of course first have our attention next county af fairs then neighborhood and other news Politically aa heretofore re will be what our name indicates but hope lo find other matter to fill our columns without dipping very deep ly in the turbid pool of politics Stable Earned A Narrow Saved Escape On Saturday last the stable of Geo Starr living on the Messner farm a couple of miles northeast of this place took fire by sparks from the chimney of the dwelling house near by and was burned to the ground By bard work Mr Starr succeeded in saving the contents but was badly scorched In getting out the last horse Tho timely dis covery of the flames alone prevented disastrous A Catholic There is a fair prospect that a Catholic Church will be erected here ibis season The ground for a bull ding and cemetery can be readily red Messrs Blau and field have interviewed a number of our farmers and there is little doubt the amount required lo procure ma terial ia guaranteed the carpenter work is provided for Any person wishing more information can obtain il from either of Ibe gentle men godless per sons in desecrated the holy hours of last Sunday night by ting at the corner of Main and Sixth an effigy supposed to repre sent Dr Porter who has gone to The stuffed man was swinging in the breezes while at his Feet lay a woman supposed to be en ciente on whose breast was a pla card which read Dont go please d go slay and father your without authorly the body and buried it in of is It the ludicrous scene was pho and that it will shortly ir ta the Police News or Sioux Journal Le Mars Liberal r i of was Matter Mechanic made us a pleasant call Tuesday Mr Bailey tor dropped In and had a social chat Sunday evening Sam called Tuesday and reports his dam over the Rock near ly completed Mr Downey hto a contractor on the road will buy a farm in our neighborhood and go into the slock business to note il H W Cottle live Insu rance called Monday like nil mun a bright future for tho Division Superintendent Sanborn was in town Tuesday on his way to the end of tho rail beyond the river returning oast in the evening County Supervisor Frear of dan made us a pleasant call yester day and like all other disinterested persons expresses great faith ID the future of our town F W of Grant called Friday of last week lie proposes to soil and embark In the practice of law nt some point in Dakota Success rank His Honor Mayor Finch shows liis in sanc tum nearly every day to on the best interest of the corporation and to elaborate an extensive sys tem of public has devised for the benefit of the city Col A J Warren proprietor of tho was hero several days this wock looking after the survey ing of the plat and matters making his ul the Ho tel do Finch Col lo back it Rock cannot help bui succeed especially as lie nill a residence mid make his bis Ciorgo Dunham father ol 0 and uncle lo our and boys was looking over the town TMih a view of locating among 113 which we hope ho will conclude lo do Me expresses hi insult pleased with Rock ils prospects Mr Dun ham at present in Crawford At tho home of the m Pago Iowa C Wilson Robert of Sioux and Miss Mary A Murphy of Better late than sever Bays old proverb so we hasten to do Jus tice loan event which wai a lo the many friends of tho Groom In this section However wo tender our best wishes to Mr and Mrs McLean May they enjoy much happiness and prosperity aa well aa many returns of the eventful day In Lincoln township Sunday June 8th 1879 J Newell Fred Harwood and Miss May Gardner both of Lincoln We wish our young friends abun dant happiness and all the good luck that a score of new moons seen at can bestow and and should they ever be to bear arms in the household Infan may they bear wilh Spartan fortitude the night marches the noc turnal watches tho other duties that go to make up a term of service in that world renowned corps The Bride and Groom are among our moat esteemed young people a host of friends and relatives both in Sioux county and the wish them prosperity and happiness For our own part we chronicle iho happy event with much pleasure East Orange Henry Ginsbach rejoices i n son arrived Tuesday morning A twelve pound boy arrived ta the residence of M Reter Friday morn ing of last week Doing finely The shelving on the cast aide of the store of D came down with n crash Friday last demolishing the crockery mirrors and smashing the showcases John who was asleep on the counter was burled in tho debris a stranger who in Hie stor received a wound in the hand The Northwestern road will finish rails on their truck as tar as Council summer continuous rail from there to Town Location and Advantages function Water Town in f Iowa town of Rork Mills la located on 20 and 21 Town thu west half of Ihc southwest quarter of section 20 nnd half or the of section 21 The location is a beautiful one on the east nnd west by of low gently rounded hill drilled hero nnd thero with fringes of natural timber having an width of about two the of Rock River stretches east nnd southwest ns far ts vison will permit On a of Iho volley level as the surface of the lake of crystal in orien tal legends and about a cast of the river is the lown Wo ibo that no handsomer can bo found in thu if indeed any cart equal niss of surroundings Tho soil of valley Is a loam with a of ensuring perfect dry ing rains of mud pure anil comparatively soft water in a at from 15 lo feut below tho surface The geographical position and ml advantages must HOI be over looked Wo ure 24 from Shoi ilon cast and nearly the sama lance from Canton Dakota ou These points nearly miles apart by rail aro already places of Importance and setti g tho plus for a lown midway boUwm which shall 1111 the vacancy that would otherwise exist and eventually rival them In trade and you will find that point Is ROCK power is excellent what but fuw towns in Iowa along thu line of Chicago St Paul road possess Rook river is almost oiw succession of powers of varied dimensions from Us head lo its mouth Tho writer Is assured hy a gentleman of lifelong experience ns u engineer that from Iho mouth of Rook near the Sioux county Hue fl miles north ot ns to a point u miles south on ho Rock no less than fix water powers exist that in three of them over 10 foot fall can be obtained on tho others a fuw feet lens is improved and that one the mill at this place does not consume a large proportion of tho of wa ter Those waterpowers in the near will prove a to Mills bringing us capital fur dishing business for our merchants und employment for onr mechanics and laboring men Tho day Is not far distant when we wear the ft our and leather we consume thu paper on which Tim is printed will all be manufactured in und hearing of our As perhaps most of our readers ore already aware Rook Mills Is a sta tion on Chicago Milwaukee it St Paul Railroad which is being rap Idly forward to the Missouri the Black Hills and eventually to the Pacific Tho has al ready commenced the erection of a depot water tanks and other build ings for a firstclass station What further be done remains to bo seen and we do not feel giving our own surmises or even some tit bits of information we reliable lest we should be accused of building air castles we prefer to confine our selves to substantial facts The Worthngton Sioux Falls Company are now grading a line of road from Luverno down Iho Kock valley to Doon iu Lyon conn ly 5 miles of us and be yond a reasonable doubt will form a junction wilh the Milwaukee road at this place before many months The surrounding country in of the same character as the remain der of Sioux and Lyon counties am ple evidence of Iu agricultural capa Land it cheap and may be obtained on reasonable terms as to time Rock Mills is at yet in embryo lias but Just obtained a a local hab and a name but it is not a task lo convince any observer that It cannot long remain so Capital thrift and In dustry our make our lovely and picturesque to spring into life and acti vity It but a question of a very few days or Our Catholic friends are already agitating the sub led of a church and with an excl lent The prog reM and of the town will be duly iu columns anil we intend that our motto shall be MUlt and vicinity County next the of the Material af ADVERTISING KATES One Column 1 year 00 12 u cards ft lines or less per endi additional line 50 notices 10 cents per lino insertion ench subsequent 6 cents and deaths tree SIOUX COUNTY Official Directory Auditor Clerk Recorder ff Supt County Superv H M A K Kiear John K Wyatt Antonio J Jr Jello F Le Sr T H Dimham Kuyper John J W Notice to Carpenters For the next twenty days the un will receive open bids for the erection of a house at Rook For further information at this office E O June 14th J 879 PILES Of nil Tumors or unit HBS of thu ami u UK 1 CO Ami St T Y X YOUNG MEN Apply lo of this per for half n the Great Mercantile Iowa on the Bookkeepers Penmen Operators and Teachers thoroughly Oiled Dont full to Prof Miller Iowa HUSH A NOS Fur tint More agreeable to taste nnd in smaller dose Mian any other Magne sia Hold in Government bottles at and Country stores and also by T J HUSBAND Jr PIMPLES I will thu the Halm fun PIMP clics t uUo u luxuriant hoHil or smooch MCG Bun Van DC Street New recipe for v II Woi clear and Ann OV A who infrared for years from Nervous Premature De nnd all tho of In will for the an lie of humani ty Bond to all who need It the reel po snd far making thu simple remedy by which tie wai wishing t profit by lie advertisers do 10 by In JOHN B New Vork THE WORLDS BALM DrL D Whores Syrup A ThirtyFive yUru In a cure never to and all blood U public Sold li Chester N I Mt in which now to thu UU nnd O Box 388 Ho COM DIP TIUS The having been permanent ly cured of 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