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Atlantic Messenger (Newspaper) - December 3, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa wm ESTABLISHED 1864 DBCEMBEK XL NO WHAT DOES IT MEAN Everyone until we remember a convict is legally The play tells a beautiful story woven around the life of a who in a drunken kills a companion and is sent to prison for leaving a wife and child For the sake of her child the wife gets a divorce from her convict husband and marries his boyhood Surrounded with several happy years brightened with the mirth and jollity of children and until the convict escapes and out of revenge for his fancied forces the in order to save his childs to give him his The convict is mistaken by the little girl as a and him she sings song her mother had a and shows him her baby shoes aud by which he her as his own child whom he sup posed The gang of of which the convict is a member steals the hoping to get a jreward for her The convict tries to rescue is made and attempt bo murder but he is saved by the child Not knowing of her and made desperate by his continued ill he determines to burn bankers home for Wihile he is firing the house the re and beingunable to asvascen her the balcony by aid of the vines and enters upper As the fire spreads over the house all the family but discover the child in au upper window enveloped in The convict sees the result of his and saves the but gives his life for A real live 20th century boy and Ms provoke the continuous burets of merriment which help to ally Dead the success of the sea The play as produced atf the Opera House next Monday night will be worth The Atlantic Mewenger aad the State Register Jor AFTER RtrtM HTCl ttry Ho Scorn iftr iOear November meeting i the Ear 1 an Commercial ex organization composed of about a hundred of the business and profeeaienalinen of the teroained thatiHarlan should1 in theevent of a chance of location of the Schoolfor i the take steps to seoare the A committee ot ftaw men was anpointed toy to look the of Eailan the event that a rej leaationof the mstitutiou is determini iln any the influence oif Jilurlaa will be oast any DBOSTO to take the scboobfrom the the land the city that can be the right the land ban drainage and is well suited of sucttsoa institution ae tbe JE The rail road of especially since of the main line of areentirely ade quatdj aad pec pie of tiiis ciuy be they are entitled to coEsid the merits o the proposition and advantage that they stand vwillipg the state when time The Atlantic Messenger and the Chicago Daily Tribune for WORK AT THE Battfi f Daniel Meylenbush was fcorii in Riuhland La Salle on thl22nd of where also he spent the days of his early In he was converted through the laborfe of John Willoer and shortly after he united with the In 1889 he was united ip mciriage with Miss Anna of and Peter Rose of town ship Cass He spent a number of years in Green this state as a successful farmer but like many others be looked still farther So in 1891 he and family moved to Oklahoma and made his home at Fortunate smiled upon his labors and crowned them with Several weeks ago he had made all necessary preparations for a prolonged visit among and friends prospective trip to was stricken with typhoid fever tc which he succumbed after a ten days yet Bonding After many vexatious building is now TheiEgbert Studio is open and the patrons will tied it a very The new suite of rooms and Awaiting This is in the front faces botk jChesSnut and fifth from rtbis and ever the stairway is Eg Be takes special satisfaction in Uus feature of this location since Jt is something lie haa rfelt tbeaieed of viery reecpfcion room are are two in number The halileading to the operating room opaas foe reception reoonv is large and haaj operating room in the near wcrk room the dark irooms well equipped is there that a ahou4d His Jlessensor IChe jVlarne and Walnut football game Thanksgiving resulted lows at MarncD Walnut at Marine 0 Walnut call ed 10 twenty min uts to knocked out of joiat and the to Joe j one rib were played under great difficulty on account of ihe snow and cold in spite of this our boys would bad not GrokeE been knocted out in the early the took his piaee the aft arnoon but Jacked as it his Loa Hacris CaJic ins did good work but had perianced Walout aun outside playeeaas facilities are exceptionally Jf is he Altogether it is doubtful if there is A to Messenger John had a peculiar accident to his horses last Fri1 flay A animals breast two inches Ipngn running in the ia the two It is not barb These nor was there anything for it tofiet snagged It like a cut a pocket knite but it hardly s possible that there any one Marshalltown to the It will be only a matter of a short time until the Carnegie library of At lantic willbe a On Monday of this week Battis of an expert in the work of library organization arrived and in company with her was Miss Tyler sec retary of the Library from Des They looked the books and building over and Battis is still here and will remain time trelpingMiss Evans to cet the books ready Miss to Des Moices on evening Tuesday morning the board held a meeting at the building and Battis in reference to some changes that were advised by herself and One of Most important is that of making the north room childrens in the library are ia number of childrens beoks and tfoere will be others added from time to It is the work of every well managed library to teach children how to use books and how to get information from This room give the opportunity for that Another important change that was the meeting was that of means whereby the refer ence books williba kept outside of the jouater and so within easy reach of ihose who may wish to refer to i The work of organizing a library is one a magnitude that is little appre ciated by any except those who have aeen intimately associated in the It takes both time and The horoughness with which this work is done has much to do with the value of the library after it is library is of as it is A library with even a small number of books that are well selected and then organized becomes an effee live working that may do more efficient service than a much larger number of books but fche library poor ly iGne of the yaly able Jeatu res every library is its collection of standard These to large extent are in There may be but a single number in some thomes but if taken the library either be traded for same other if Raral Carriera There was a meeting held postmasters private office on in the Thurs day 26 at 11 oclock for the purpose of organizingthe Cass county Rural Letter Carriers but owing to the small representation it was not thought proper to form a per manent organization as there were but two carriers except the five at this those being 1 Wiota and Starr 2 It was therefore decided to form a temporary organization which was Brown was elected temporary chairman and temporary There willbe another meeting held on at 10 at which time a permanent organization will be and it is that every carrier in the county will be A Bare In another column of this paper will be found the advertisement of Whiteside in which he offers a valu able pastel to the one who gets the lucky number on Christmas one beginning on Satur day makes a five dollar purchase in pictures at his store will be given an opportunity to secure this magnificent work of art for The subject of the picture is The a body of water off the coast of Holland and noted both in story and It is a beautiful thing and is worth It will be a for the one who is so fortunate as to get OBITUARY After months of pain and suffering Brehmer passed away at her home on 705 Walnut street on Thanks giving For more than a year she has been confined to her bed and death to her was She had lived in Atlantic many years apd wai highly respected by those who knew She was buried in the At lantic cemetery The funer al services were held in theGerman Evangelical One Ernest is Leila Coykendall In the stove contest at Van Curdys store which closed Friday night Leila Cuykendall was the successful The object of the contest was to see who could make the most words out of the lettersused in the vvord9Bucks Stoves and There were forty contestants and the number of words found varied from 132 to 42G3 which was the number of the The prize was a minature cook stove of the Buck make and would delight the heart of any little girl who might be so fortunate as to become the pos sessor of Mias Julia Jones count ed the words and acted as judge of ttie me an as to trj to Jtoake with horse in that manner though people are mean enough W V frfJL JWW lv u I 1 ii j Wvedi place anywhere to From the Jooks of r O C i jn I tnewqund oue is almost certain it was with some kind of a PRIMARY SYSTEM D while he lived he had the 6 eternal life when called The remains were brought ito NohJo Center where they were laid to Tike services were held on by John 14 The de ceased leaves three and who from brothers and six numerous other The Lord comfort the sorely Atlantic The Thanksgiving game of football between Atlantic and a The not in condition and the day waa chilly but the warmth of spirits largely for the icy The game was called promptly and Indian ola won the It was apparent that the local team had the beat it and from the first it was eeeaa that the home team would be the win They were heavier and the snowy condition of the ground gave them a slight However the main source of their success was due to the fact that they were in better At the of the first half the Atlan tic team had 12 to her credit while the students were a goose egg In the second half the sides were more evenly balanced but yet the local team held things their own hands and when tiua score ssood M t6 1 antic High Tl veil pleased over of the Tb been beaten and are prou This has not been due so of good fortun their croaching and tl aii in The team is and there is some talk a post season Des Homes which teat was illed the the At boys feel e outcome bare dot f the southwestern Jo He is now I and ready hie old patronsj whom he will welcome at any HIGH SCHOOL NOTES i it is of one that they al ready have or it with others will go to make a set that in time will be com So if there are any that be spared from the homes fcey will toe welcome at the lib Another if taken there they will be while in the homes they are kept for awhile and finally lost It now be told just when the library will The time de pends yery much on the time necessary for COUNCIL ioh to anyj rather to aithfhlnifis goodone ing to ae with East tie Gerald Brown time with the Miss JTannie Shcrogk is out of school tihis week with the It seemed somewhat like old times to see Miss Eyrickeons familiar face io the High School The pupila of the School were entertained Wednesday by an inter esting program gtaen by the ninth grades under the guidance of Miss The football team U looking toward the forthcoming of the official sweaters which the girls of the High School promised in case they won out their Sohed Misses Anna and Buelah Bruff en tertained the twelfth grade and the High School teachers last Friday eve Refreshments were served and an enjoyable time was had by The Stuart team has every reason to proud being the only team that crossed Atlantics much tried for goal line a The Thanksgiving game was the last one of the unless Ida Grove or ast Des Moines accepts Atlantics which appeared in the Non pariel or a post season The hitherto unconquerable Indian la High School football team met heir first defeat Thanksgiving at the hands of our High School team with the score 17 to As the day waa dis the crowd at the game was Small and the boys went in the hole the expenses which were something The High School mostly on account of its coaching has played good football this hav ing gone up against the strongest High School team in the state and come out with a clean serring out his Majority for the Pri over one primary election brpught out only a iractioji of the full This was not The time at which It was set is beleived by many to have imilidated against The re sults as gtosuaare unofficial but they will not be changed when the eount takes place While a larger would have been more satisfactory yet with the major ity given to be Regular Heetnx Held Toesdiy NightBusiness Mostly The city dads held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday The members were all The meeting was devoid of any special feat The fire department was repre sented by John Currie and others who were present asking that they be al lowed for the use of the depart ment in the same to be expended in fied Following Atlantic 1st Wand 12 Atlantic 2nd Wand 13 Atlantic 3rd Ward 73 Atlantic 4th Ward 66 Grant township Benton Pymosa Brighton 22 Washington Grove 5 Franklin 22 Lincoln 31 Massena 9 Union 31 Bear Grove 18 Cass 14 Pleasant 15 Noble 20 Edna 6 Victoria 2 is the For Against 22 20 9 3 55 1 8 65 41 9 3 29 3 1 4 Total 410 291 the singing evan wilf hold a lerios of revival meetings in the Bear Grove Congre gational church commencing Sunday next 6th at All are New invoipe of Goldfish at taking care of members who are injur ed while on duty and other miscelan eous The matter brought on some discussion although the council was unanimous in supportinga meas ure granting their Mayor McWaid stated that he had had the city attorney prepare an ordinance which provided for the lay ing of permanent sidewalks in the city in the near This was read and a motion made that it be passed to the third It did not re ceive a second and another motion was made that the city employ a competent engineer to establish the grades of the warm discus sion followed this motion on which various conflicting views were express ed and it was finally decided to lay the matter over until another meeting which is to be called by the Councilman Johnson introduced a motion to move the hydrant on the Thurman corner out beyond the ten loot sidewalk This met with vio lent opposition on the part of council men Walker and Moreland but was finally passed with only their votes against The monthly grist of bills was taken up and If you are going to give give a good cheap You ought to see the new Imported and Domestic Perfumes in elegant oases and iq bulfc at Frie4 Harris COURT The week has been a busy one and a large amount of business has been The judge deemed it wise to hold court on Thanksgiving Day because of the large amount of work to be Yesterday he spent in Griswold looking over the land in volved in the case of McKrill vs Riggs This promised to be a lengthy case but will probably be lu the case of the state of Iowa vs Sam The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge of keeping a State of Iowa vs He also plead not guilty and being with out De feano was appointed to conduct the State of Iowa vs Garrett pleads guilty to larceny from person and asks that judgement be The court accordingly imposed a sen tence of 9 months in the State of Iowa vs Rice no bill being found he was Ivftantain vs Low etal continued by Lottie Werdeman vs Mary Kirk appearance Voorhees vs Eliza Scot case dismissed at cost of The McCormick Harvester v John Krittenbrink and Thomas Krit In this case the plaintiff sought to recover and interes on Found for Pelzer vs John D Bode was appointed guardian for John Menefee vs Fred Wheeler case dismissed and costs Henry Fredrickson vs Plaintiff ordered to fill bond for Rosenthal and son vs Hein Defendant files motion for change of place of Motion over Martin vs James Reynolds etal defend ants file George Tally vs motion filed for more specific Charles Pawley vs settled and coats Citizens Anita vs Van Norman case settled and costs Robinson vs Julia Robinson case dismissed at cost of Calkins vs Louisa Spang ler dismissed at cost of Anna Carlson vs Kinsey answer filed for Watch and Anderaon were the victims of a night prowler on last Saturday As a result he is minus a valuable About three oclock he and his wife who sleep up stairs heard a noise in the room be low and on lookingdown through the radiator saw that the light was turned They went downstairs but no one was The entrance had been ef fected by forcing the catch on the win dow but in leaving they appeared to have gone out through the door since it waa slightly Anderson found that the intruder had besn up in his room and had taken his trousers downstairs and there gone through hia His vest containing hU watch was downstairs and they easily obtained possession of So far as could be ascertained nothing else was It seems very strange thafc any one with so felonous an intent should think of making a raid in the home of an editor and especially in Atlantic so near to the close of the Anderson believes it to be the work of local talent aucl it1 on the lookout for the Atlantic Wins Cap John Rapp wired this evening that the Atlantic fire department had been awarded the silver cup at Malvern this The cup through ome error was given to The Board has been in session at Malvern the question came up and WHS de cided in favor of What the grounds of the controversy were is not at hand at this The boys will be here this evening or in the Attorney DcLano As Attorney DeLano stepped out of his door Saturday morning he slipped on a patch of ice and hurfc his back quite At first he thought but little of it but as the hours went by his condition was more He was unable to attend court until to The Messenger was the first weekly newspaper to be placed on the Carna gie library Rumors are rife ust at present which say that the Rock Island is con templating the extension of its line that now terminates at Knoxville on through the state to Council Should this be done it would pass through the south part of the county probably through The route if taken will be shorter than the present one by fifty miles and would be made the line for the fast Rockafellow returned Satur day from a business trip to Des Moines Liszt PI ay Ins As Liszt played his demeanor changed In sympathy with the intensely dra matic content of the During the somber fantasie his teeth were his lips and massive Jaw his entire face almost Ills gray eyes burned with the composers and his body straightened out as he leaned somewhat away the When he struck the ponderous chords of terror there was a vehemence almost diabolical in the sudden swoop of his great and the tremendous crash fairly made one His nostrils became and bis breath came as one laboring under great ex citement it seemed that the spell of the great tone with whom In his earlier years had been on such friendly had completely mastered as though he felt him self again In his and he would once more prove his devotion to Chopins inspired art and show him that Liszt still kuew and could portray his Innermost Pratt in the Booklovers By Hook or Several explanations are given or tbe expression by hook or London Hook and Crook celebrated for locating sites or buildings after the great the era often concluding that they most jet back their property by Hook or Once voters open to bnbiry indicated tt by placing straws In itioir iboem and were called straw and whan prosecuted for this they wert brought before Judgiv Hoolc and Crook and often got off by Hook and It not infrequently Uap ed that a writ of habeas Corpus was and as often the siKrUIa re urn had not the Indorsement hie est here It tie and offender went which action tttt public a j
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