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Ackley Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 9, 1875, Ackley, Iowa AP1UL TliuvHilny AT Harclm IIIIITJH D VOUltTUlVlfT KIHTUKS AXf Terms of Onu emu In Omj months in In fiU CHTICK ill lluHlUflll opponltu Aikloy litisliiossiiuil prolisKlmml ranis of live linos or nililltiniuil lino lusurtuil Advertising rates mmte known on Woilt of nil kinds In n neiit nnd wopknmnllko iiniliit Cflvo lisa UENEKAL County Iriink of Court nistrlet Court nnd Circuit Court Kith nnd Corporation JOHN Irmik Church iiK ill 11 nnil 7 school in meeting un Thursday lvnclitHK til U nu 7 Kiitiluitli sclumi iruyer luoelinjj on Wednesday eve 1 rcuchlnii ut lo anil 7 Suhlmtli school l J JnuKr jiuvtinK on Wednesday 1cter Services in tlie nrjtl Siniibiv of month at nnd Kijxj Christiuu ductritml school mill espers iu 2 I Civic niietlnws of IoMntain lodui Jli K on or lielore full union otVach Work every Monday Kreihixn are eoivlinlly lo nuH ivitit meets every 3st and Wcdneslay of each at Mcmbers art eordlully invited to meet with iini1 on Tliurxhiy evinini of each at their Hull ovir Martin Visiting brothers cordljilly Arrive ul from tJi Knsi from lie West from the Ncinh from the BUSINESS 17 Attorney and Comiseltor nt lltinlln also Oinrt Commissioner for I Attorney at and Collection sejjwnd Jlardin VIltATT Avtorniy ami Connsel lor al aueiuion paid to 4 Attorney end WH1 pnutiiv in all the onrtsof Heal Kstate and Insiinuiee Collections and Kriuillnuiies made AUovney nnd Coraiwllor nt V Olllcu over Alartin ic Fausts Hardware A Altorney and Connsellor at JV iieeoud door ley I 1Jiytiidiui and 1hysiiinn and in it Drills itriiimi lhysijiiin and OIViuu iu Scalus Juw I VON i iiui Dcntsihii uniiv thru iloors west nf UK aliendcd diiynr Iarihnlar allciilhui to all Ibnus ui thriinii Ivl of wurk June at J iluve In wilh llm of mal lusil my and would lo yon tivc ive a oilice over liirni AI Jowiu illlil Iliili in e of Ihe iiri uiu Clocks J 1 u ill a iii AcKK BUS IX ESS Thin House has recently been enlarged and lilted up with nil modern Im Two Sample on Ursi 1Yee Bus ID nnil liinii all JWu in uinj Iruni all MONITOR KAYNnii llnrlincdin tudar lalls IciDilslnWIiiK BITLKU Sliill FlrxtiJaw and Icnns GIJJHS Corner vVtishlnKton mid JnsperSlreels Kldoni Mint class Newly furnished Commodious Rooms for Commercial iiiml is prepared In cure m iivo me sntisliulioii Llim T SiiliH iitlcniUxl u In jmrt fii llu pruiilciil Jlnrsr lie will tuidvvtHku ivny tiisi llim Ininnv liivnreil Estate Kinnnil fnUw and Xulnry llnlkr Taxes Tltlu Lands and and Hcal Esliitu linslncss allindod The MoodySankcy Two American Mnody and aic producing religious excitement in not since the days of Wesley and Wliite They luul audiences of over persons in Shef and while thousands morchnve been unable to get inside halls where services were Coming thus prominently into public a brief history if their career may bo Moody is about thirtyeight years is a native of and in early life sought admission to a Congrc gatiumil Church in So great was bis awkwardness and apparent ignorance lluit the church committee wensomewhat inclined to reject his lie was taken how and soon showed himself a very earnest He afterward went to where lie was employed in a shoe He became deeply inter ested in the work of Young Mens Christian devoting more and more ofliis time to and finally gave it his entire Ho be came President of a local and director of M mission He made frequent addresses in and in various parts of Uie but it was generally thought that he was more forcible than In at that timo his uo and in the opinion of some outran his He would ab ruptly accost strangers on the in the most emphatic lan guage tell them they were on the road to Hovisited barrooms and exhorted the keepers and em when a largo strike of workingmen was in he ad dressed the gaining heir attention and good will by declaring that that he believed they were right to winding up by saying that all men should strike against the wages of which were and seek life By such origin ality and boldness of method he be came known to every one as one of the of A few years some judiciouslricnds urged upon him the propriety of moderating his iigrcssive and sometimes repulsive and a more careful study of the Thereafter he made them his and while his zonl did not it assumed a milder and more winning About two years Uvo residents of in who had become acquainted with him and liked his way of invited him and a friend of to visit their thinking Unit their of work ing might prove aecepiahle in that place uiul elsewhere in Baukey is a and the of a voice of uncommon strength and His share of he work is singing hymns to tho ac conipaniainont nf a cabinet the audience joining Tlie two ivangcl luivjiuil invitation to visit On arriving tl they found that the persons who had lliiin lo the Atlantic Tluii1 ajijieaivd iliri Tnrr 110 a failure ut I wen I Tiuy iivl IXeiliil goiiiru Jji v 1 Edinburgh by and wore even more successful in while tlicii miiiiHtrations in small places created an equal There was a freshness and vigor in the ministrations of tho America laymen that delighted the conservative Having been so successful in it is not surpris ing that they should carry away the more impressible After awak ing the enthusiasm of Ulster to the highest they went to where the much larger portion of Catholic inhabitants seemed likely to block their This apprehension was The immense Ex position Hall was packed daily and nightly to Returning to at and it was as it had been in Scotland and According to London Vast public arc filled to tho skylights find corners to hear the theaters arc the gin shops arc the streets depopulated and the very natures and habits of a world seixcd and trans formed by them into something new and Moody we are a voice of prodigious but full of soft and persuasive toucs he flings abroad the thunderbolts of his and afterward soothes the affrighted and despairing hearts which eloquence has Sankey is chief musician commands in strange perfection the fine art of sing ig successfully the songs of one of your accus tomed which drone a rural congregation into sleepiness in preparation for the afternoon but Bousing ballads of fervid and flowing of relig ious where word that stir like the voice of a trumpet caught from the battlefield and the camp arc set to tunes that flood the common heart with tidal waves of and set the inner spirit where the evangelists are now at was their great objective They arrived there a week Great preperation had been to receive In fluential including two nicmbcrs of called for to aid in building immense temporary and in hiring large halls in different parts of the The walls everywhere wore cov ered with huge placards with the Moodey and Sankcy are com ing The in an antici patory review of tho expected stay of Moodey and Sankey iu the metropolis until devotes a column and a half to the and gives the move ment its Even the conserv ative and cautious has bestowed on the movement words of encourage The Pall Mall which is an exponent of advanced religious is less It has heard of two persons who have been made crazy by attending the Moody and says there are rumors of other It is not sure if not of these maniacs were not unsound but advises all of its readers whose sanity is not above suspicion not to go to the meet ings unless they have their physicians It is rare that any disturb ance lias and what attempts have been nuulo to interfere with the work have recoiled upon their The London fttundwil is authority for the following incident In after the excitement of the visits of Moody and Sankcy had some what one of tho theaters of that city attempted to sound and to demoralize the public mind on the subject of the great revivals of religion by the introduction of profane where one of the characters thought lie felt a little and another gave symptoms of being decidedly Simkey At first the audience show id surprise as the wicked de sign of tho plot became more they hissed and kept things lively as they gave testimony against the satauie purpose of the At length a sten torian voice like the call of a started one of Brother Saukeys most contagious Hold the Fort Ho my sxe in tlie sky KuiulurceuuuU now Victory is uifcli Jlulil Hie fnii for I am Wnvo Klie ti liy lliy we Tlio line of heroic battle wavered but for an and as the jhorus was the whole audi ence joined in with a fervor that drove the astonished actors from the slniie and rolled the dark and uloomy emblem of Satan had struck his Mag Hchihck getting mad almui lie inis no at the A iMcricni gameand then t o was ILnry in used to i all inn unco Kmk uiH out J Uivauli at Painfully young gentleman who has been waiting upon a young huly in the city for some and who has tried iii vain to screw his courage up to the sticking point and pop tho allimpor tant made up his mind last Sunday evening that he would know his fate on that evening or forever re tire from the after a lonely moonlight walk with tlie object of his fondest during winch there were many sighs and much hand they down in the cozy little parlor all with no nigh to He spoke of the comforts of marital the many enjoyments that surround the connu bial and described it as the earthly paradise he hoped at some future timo to He pictured tho with its vinocovered with love and sunshine as compared with the dismal home of the lonely As he thus dis he kept hitching his chair nearer to the dear object of bis aftee until he hadgot with arms reaching he took her tiny white hand iu and com Will share such a littlc cccotco At which the damsel jumped You aint you ashamed of yourself You had better go home to your and left the room highly He says he was going to say it stuck in his and he says lie thinks the young lady is painfully A HillClimbing The a new hillclimb ing which is intended to run up and down the Ithaca Hill on the is described as fol lows There are laid down the Hill four rails besides the cogged one when the engine starts up the hill it rests upon a pair of rails just within the usual track and upon a set of double flanged small driving wheels which a re upon the same axles with the big drivers do not touch the track at all the engine rests now upon the small and are independent of the outer ones then in tho center of the track is placed a wide cogged which exactly mashes into the cog wheel which is between these small under tho center of the loco Thus it will be seen that by applying power to the big iit the ordinary the power is thus applied to the cogged wheel which does the The cogs are about three inches from tip to and the wheel is eight inches The loco motive and tender is very and made so that they hug the track more It is arranged for or dinary road us well as for hill and until the track is will be used on tho Scipio The engine cost and weighs sixtythree with coal and The manufacturer says it is of sufficient power to draw one hundred and one of ten tons up a grade of one foot in with 130 pounds of A Spunky Iowa of a believer in woman has deter mined to obtain her if at the At the city election on March she offered her which was refused and on last at the school was again refused the privilege of She is also making a raid on the saloons for selling liquor to and times among the saloon keepers arc quite She has been the pleasant recipient of anon vinous letters threatening personal violence if she persists in her but continues the even and undaunted tenor of her She is a owus some and says she will pay no axes until she is accorded the privi lege of There is fun Kobeit CoIJycr in Rnhert Collyer says the children have less study and more Ho is Then is the boy iu the family across tho Last Thurs lay uttonuiiiu io jmt i dead niuiisc in liis mothers attached a split stick to llio tail of tlio next door iset llie viiiiyar faucet up iu luisj ptilnied liimsiif off as jrliost nn tinJiirid when she went down cellar after the besmeared his fathers lauituu rooster with blue uud tiiialjy wound up the eutvriain liunt by the boiler to a anil down in the sluJi and his lijs ex failiir hardly knows AvhieJi lo iiiui lhi or Kokrt STATE The Page cotinty farmers have com pleted their wheat Atlantic claims a population of ovet Belle Plaine is to have a stove Ground will bo broken in Ceclai Rapids May a new Uuiversalist Black Hawk county during the year on the scalps of ani mals as The lakes and streams of the North west are literally alive with ducks and There is a large lot of stock in the yards at Cass that cannot be shipped for want of A couple of Michigan gentlemen commanding a capital of about to start in business at Orange Sioux It is claimed that the freight busi ness of the Chicago and Northwestern rond was never heavier at this season of the year than The Ames narrowgauge road has been blockaded by snow thirteen times during the past and as many times shoveled free from The citizens of Marion have got tired of their public square and want to sell it to the highest and have business blocks take the place of shady The capitol building at Des Moines wus enveloped in flames but the fire was promptly put out by the janitor before any great damage was Thirtythree car loads of freight were left at LcMars a few clays since from a single thirteen of which were immigrant The newcom ers were from Jackson and were welltodo Three hundred car loads of western bound freight was at tho trasfcr at Council Blufls on the awaiting The Union Pacific is blc to furnish the requisite number of empty A few day ago a huge grindstone tho Fort Madison burst into A colored who was under sentence for was struck by a piece of the stone and probably fatally The jury in Polk county in tbo case of Henderson returned a verdict for the plain assessing damages at The suit was brought to recover dama ges for the killing of a horse several years AVeston has challenged the Poweshcik county to walk a fifty mile race for one thousand dol Davis proposes to and finds plenty of AVeston de sires to have the trial during the Polk County Joseph Conk the wife of a farmer near Iowa on the 23d of committed suicide by taking A year ago she became de and was sent to the asylum at where she remained un til it was thought she was fully njstor Tho ice in the DCS Moiiaes river started on Friday afternoon of last At the junction with the Coon i gorge was and for an hour or two trouble was but it soon broke and the water fell bur feet iu oue Tho half starved and naked rasshopper sufferers are thanking God hat there are such soulless corporations n the land as railroad t is said that the Iowa railroads have ionated to them in freight and cash over Parties in this are organizing in to start from Cedar Rap taking on excursionists at Cedar Marshalltown and May bound for re naming forty The round trip to cost The first indictment for incest ever bund in Polk county was returned on lie hist against Henry Thomp and btepiuther and The girl is llj years ind has one living and one dead child iy the Both have been ar Jesse for yearri a very sue essiiil and extensive farmer and stock in Ulackhawk and nu il now a man oiunhnpeachahle charae has suddenly swin Ihng the banks of Indepen and La out of some He bis farm which he bad previously ami gut everything into and for puric The Story county Treasury has an accumlation of of school mon ey which is at a loss to dispose He asks the Boarit of Su pervisors what he shall do with A of attempted to start a fire over live coals by the use of kerosene the other but herself was carried out in a wet while her bora managed to extinguish the flames which were rapidly consuming the The Chicago Times has the following in relation to Judge Leffingwell Among the distinguished lawyers who have recently removed to this city is Judge William for merly of He has locat ed his office and his family will join him in a short Louisa by the assistance of the Supreme has gone through the preliminary contest as to and iron clads fortiie removal of the county seat from Wa polio to Columbus and the matter will now bo left to voteat the next A couple who had been married fortyone years were divorced in Da venport the 26th in the District The wife sued for a decree om the grounds that her violent temper and stubborn fad and rough profane manner of talking and threatened her A Charles City man his way to Chicago was beaten and robbed in Du buque by highwaymen days The unfortunate man at tempted to take his own by theaid of Ho will recover from the eflects of the but he signifies his intention of hiinself the first opportunity he Gus while walking along the streets of Burlington the other evening in company with le of was from the rear by a couple of of whom struck him a blow from a stone crushing his The victim wifl The criminals made their Riddles dry goods store at Ft Dotlgerivas destroyed by fire the morning of the 25th to gether its on on the Incendiarism is the attribu ted catise of The night be fore a boarding house a iew miles east of Fort Loss no Tlie Company are likely to have a warm time at the Capital The charged press agreement the to ground for at and with having practiced a dodge in tlie matter of ivliich when exposed in coiirkvrill be anythiuai but Cedar Rapids fastbecomingi of the owns of Iowa asisi evinced by the industry andenterprise manifested by itscitizens in presenting inducements for eey They now offer from for tho location of the machine shop of the Dubuque Southwestern rail way at that A Polk county man cows from March tfllj March and from made pounds of and raised seven and a besides supplying a family of four with an abeiudtinee of Of the amount of butter made be sold realizing therefore Senator John of Henry 1ms sent his resignation he he being about to ijeinove Q He was sent to tfte ova legislature iu served ihrough the war as a piirate in Fourth Iowa and at the of the war was returned to tlje Iowa On the 21st of March a row cd in one of the saloons of Iowa in which Felix Hughes was and it is thought mortally iy a couple of They knocked their victim and theu pounced upon him with bowie inflicting severe one penetrat ing the Tho criminals are in and Hughes lies ut tho point of Articles of incorporation of tho ami Minnesota Railway Company were tiled iu the office of the Secretary of State at DCS Moiues oii the 2d with a capital stock of The of the or is supposed to lie to gain of the Iowa Central Railway if In complete tho line over the vacancy known as tlie Muulton md to to
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