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Sioux County Independent (Newspaper) - June 14, 1879, East Orange, Iowa m o PI Bdltor INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS NEUTRALIST Bo 27 BOOK MILLS SIOUX GOOHTY IOWA JUKE 14 1879 Official Paper of Sioux County BUSINESS CARDS J J BELL Attorney at Law Orange City Sioux County Iowa K O PLtJMBK M Physician Snrgeon East Orange Sioux County Iowa GARDNEB Justice of the Peace Insurnnco ami Collection Agent Pattersonville Sioux County Iowa solicited JOHN CURISTIANY riounty Surveyor Land and Inau Vj ranee agent Hospers Sioux Iowa Will run lines and establish coruars in all parts of the County PIERCE LEWIS Real Estate Tax Paying and Col lection Agonta Have complete title to all lands and lowtttlftts in Sioux County Orange County Iowa 11ENRY Attorney at Law Special Attention given to ponveyancing colleiitinK ond securing and general probate litigation Will attend to the purchase nnd of real es tate pny tines eximiiue titles and furnish Jescriptions of hinds Cuv biccx County Iowa F LECOUQ Recorder of Sioux County Land and Heal KB I ale Agent Orange City SioiiK County Iowa Correspoir 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 Ihiirges to auit the timed W JET Wyatt Proprietor WKSTEUX HOTEL Corner 6tli atid Washington Slrwts Lenars Iowa fi H D1NQBMAN9 Proprietor A t und clvan rooms Ample feed md TKKMS per Day JOHN ELIEEBROOK IN C L O C K S WATCHES JKWKLRY FANCY CJOODS AND PLATED WARB YANKKK NOTIONS TOYS Clocks watches Jewelry Sewing jiuuthincH Cleaned itepared WORK WARNAREDT P ELLERUROOK Orauge IN DRUGS MEDICINES FINE WINKS AND LIQUORS FOK MEDICINAL USE PAIIJJS WALL PAPER CHINA WARE FANCY GOODS FINE OiaARS TOBAAGOO PIPES CIGAR OA8B8 A SMOKINa SETS LAMPS AMD CHIMNEYS OARDBN SUED Agent for the celebrated Manon Ilamlin Organ Home Sewing mach accurately com pounded at any hour of the day or night Great Work MiulomcA HimlcttesNillirs Illus trated Licjurcs1 on DrcxsmakinK bound In book loriu Price IW ccnte IB tlic inont valua ble work a lady oan posess Tlie Elite 30 n Smltlrs Prttterii 10 u year Iintrncilon Book Catalogue 10 cents OaUlozuo of Lutest StyhR x ludctio Smith 16 nry HIPPLB8 OP THE ROOK For drugfl call on Gibba Leinars only pure articles kept For sale nt this Office auJ Sewiiit cheap P aeUs school books cheaper than LeMnrs Plow your corn Subscribe for the Independent A nice shower yesterday morning Extra trains loaded with bridge and track material arrive daily M Blnu 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 wastwnnl bound every day Alex Donaan of Pattersonville is appointed deputy sheriff The crops in this section look well despite croakers and graschoppcrs The telegraph poles were distribu ted along the line between hare and Patteraonvillc yesterday The new Methodist church in Read ing is to be dedicated on Sunday June22d 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 wns laid across the bridge over Rock river alumtay and the engine croasid for the first time The track last night reached a point scviMi mites from here uenrlhe Lyon county line We are informed Mr n merchant tit Kairview tropo sew to move stock to this pliice The third ImSMing in Uock Milln Junction The hidcpcmlLn OWce How high is das Will some of our married please romcnibiT durihpr tho as in harvest all jokcu art free Tlie Hollanders in tho vicinity of Oriinge City n joint stock company unit will bir grain at iSheriilan uiXor hurvrst Sheiitf Dunham Uigltt of way Agent Duff ami the appraising jurv went west along tiiu Him io apuraise dn mages for rightofway Thursday Our thanks arc duo to 1 O lard nor for hauling onr press up from Knst Orange Thanks Dan until belter A iisliing ontlit from Port land vilip am one from IalUTsouvillc passed throiiuii this week bound towage war on lliu liiiiiy duiiizens of the K ck and Sioux No change in the name of the tovn will lie with ihe familiar name of Rock Mills Glad of it The railroad bridge over the Rock at Uiis 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 plncc were taken to the front on Tuesday morning Manager Merrill nnd a party of Directors cnme out to a pointthree miles wcatof IuUcrbonvilleTuursday 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 wcat Mr Pronlon Hiul his assistants set up a teinpiinry tank and force pump near the iaidge on Monday for use till the permanent tank is completed The material for the cxteusion 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 Englnccrm chargn of this dl vifiion Mr Braddock siul his assis tants leave in a few clays for Dako ta Mr Braddock lias made many friends during his siixy and gives evidcncg of IIJH confidence in the fu ture of the by investing in some choice lots which he propo 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 MoCormack of Sheldon in forms us he will BOOU 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 Primgbar before the Board of Supervisors lost week and were worsted We think Ihev aclcd iu has la to reptnt 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 modations lor ladies particularly brides but when he promoted lo rtm a pawenger he will happy to ap comodate 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 arrangments are yet extremely uncertain this however will be rem edied before another issue and till then we crave the indulgence of our readers Our R R time lublc is at present a little mixed nor are the accomoda lious on Ihe Iralns very palalial but they beat walking all hollow and are even at improvmcut 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 llrst floor und i residence for I he in the second Plory A couple of luimluu IIOIIBUH have been arranged for temporary use till the depot is completed The oftlceof Mr Forbury Muster Mechanicof this line ot railroad was brought one day last work and unloaded near the siding being his field hendquarlcrx till ihu progress of the ronrt makes a forward move incut necessurv A Short The Orange City corresdondent of the ratterspnville Index cracks a joke at ihe expense of the Indepen dent nml its Editor in regard to the County Seat question and at the same time furnishes us with an ex cellent 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 tifuo may liowevec arrive when as the ouly lown in the county two railroads wilh our waterpow er and natural advantages the hand somest townsite in Northwestern Iowa equldiatant 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 fhops shall be hoard along our beau tiful 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 Ihe virtues may cast it to some of her less fortunate sisters ire our time and rest assu red we will be certain of holding the winning cord iu this game before we play St A Change of Baao Bepobliow Count Ocnventicr Pursuant to call tho Republican Countv Convention rimi in the court house in Orange City at 2 1 M on Saturday lusi June 7lh nnl was called loonier J Hell who appointed J Nuwcll of temporary chairman J man of Holland wua appointed tem porary 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 Buncumbe or Settler On motion the report was adopted Qn motion the tem porary ofllcera were made permanent Ou motion of Sheridan j H C Wood of Liucoln 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 circumstan 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 poatmater here in place of Mr Finch who has reafgned Theofflcofor the present will be lo cated in Rhodes which will be fitted up wilh letter boxes etc We are informed ttrat will e rcct a commodious building neur 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 wuiaij will be in very few days The army worm ravaging oflUinoia As our patrons will see we have changed our localiou 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 Ihe 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 rHiih 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 givo our patrons both advertisers and subscribers value received for their siripnrt 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 sccu red Messrs Blau and Hennlag 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 aoove gentle men godless per sons in LcMars desecrated the holy hours of last Sunday night by ting at the corner of Main and Sixth atreels an effigy supposed to repre sent Dr Porter who has gone to Leadvillo 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 ntft go slay and father your Cofjflable Morris1 without authorly the body and buried it in of is It the ludicrous scene was pho itaphed and that it will shortly ir ta the Police News or Sioux Journal Le Mars Liberal r i yfns of was raJay Matter Mechanic Forburg made us a pleasant call Tuesday Mr Bailey Imoklaying contrac tor dropped In and had a social chat Sunday evening Sam Belliufleld 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 Veiyghul to note il H W Cottle Shcldoua live Insu rance Agout called Monday like nil olhcrsensible mun hcHees 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 8herlh 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 Baahforii of Grant called Friday of last week lie proposes to soil hiafarm and embark In the practice of law nt some point in Dakota Success rank His Honor Mayor Finch shows liis otHciol counlinnuce in Uiis sanc tum nearly every day to cnnrmll on the best interest of the corporation and to elaborate an extensive sys tem of public Impruvements has devised for the benefit of the city Col A J Warren proprietor of tho lownsito was hero several days this wock looking after the survey ing of the plat and olhcr matters making his ul the Ho tel do Finch Wiih Col Wnrren lo back it Rock Milltt cannot help bui succeed especially as lie nill orect a residence mid make his bis Itouiu Ciorgo Dunham father ol 0 and uncle lo our MieriU and VauSicklo boys was looking over the town Ifudncnday TMih a view of locating among 113 which we hope ho will conclude lo do Me expresses hi insult nuicii pleased with Rock MHits iind ils prospects Mr Dun ham at present in Crawford uonnly Ivaimni Mdunir At tho home of the Bridp m Clariodn Pago countv Iowa byltav C Wilson Robert of Sioux and Miss Mary A Murphy of Clarindu Better late than sever Bays tlio 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 HAHWOOD GAODNEK In Lincoln township Sunday June 8th 1879 byW 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 rightshouldershft can bestow and and should they ever be conscriplcd 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 Kottt wish them prosperity and happiness For our own part we chronicle iho happy event with much pleasure East Orange Happeiingi Henry Ginsbach rejoices i n ayouug 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 GleyKleen came down with n crash Friday last demolishing the crockery mirrors and smashing the showcases John Gleysleeu who was asleep on the counter was burled in tho debris a stranger who wns in Hie stor received a wound in the hand The Northwestern road will finish layingslell rails on their truck as tar as Council summer makiug continuous nlecl rail from there to Town Location and Advantages function Bplradid Water Town S1U in f KerthWMUrn Iowa town of Rork Mills la located on teoollom 20 and 21 Town Kfcige thu west half of Ihc southwest quarter of section 20 nnd half or the of section 21 The location is a beautiful one Kuvuoueti on the east nnd west by vanpros of low gently rounded hill drilled hero nnd thero with fringes of natural timber having an avornge width of about two uolks the vallcj of Rock River stretches nwajnorth east nnd southwest ns far ts vison will permit On a poilion of Iho volley level as the mmilllud surface of the fumud lake of crystal in orien tal legends and about a inilu cast of the river is the lown Wo vcnluro ibo aaserliou that no handsomer tovvn sllc can bo found in thu Noilhweal if indeed any cart equal ilpiulurosijno niss of surroundings Tho soil of ihe valley Is a loam with a aubslratn of gruvtO ensuring perfect drainage1 mpid dry ing aftor rains of mud pure anil comparatively soft water in a at from 15 lo feut below tho surface The geographical position and ml nral advantages must HOI be over looked Wo ure 24 mllos from Shoi ilon cast and nearly the sama lance from Canton Dakota ou Ihe tvusl These points nearly f0 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 populntfon you will find that point Is ROCK Wnlor power is excellent uud what but fuw towns in Iowa along thu line of Ihe Chicago Milwiiukeu 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 meclinnlcul engineer that from Iho mouth of llio Litilo 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 OiJyone 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 liitiiro will prove a to Roijk 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 Ihe cloh we wear the ft our and leather we consume thu paper on which Tim INDKIKNUBNT is printed will all be manufactured in aight und hearing of our homex As perhaps most of our readers ore already aware Rook Mills Is a sta tion on llio Chicago Milwaukee it St Paul Railroad which is being rap Idly piiBhecl forward to the Missouri the Black Hills and eventually to the Pacific Tho rompsny has al ready commenced the erection of a depot water tanks and other build ings for a firstclass station What further wilJ be done remains to bo seen and we do not feel llko giving our own surmises or even some tit bits of information we dcctn 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 norlheast 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 goncral character as the remain der of Sioux and Lyon counties am ple evidence of Iu agricultural capa bilities 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 itation and a name but it is not a diflcult task lo convince any unpre judiced observer that It cannot long remain so Capital thrift and In dustry our make our lovely and picturesque townaite 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 protiCOtof Huccfas The prog reM and of the town will be duly noUd iu columns anil we intend that our motto shall be Jiojk MUlt and vicinity Jlrit Uioitx County next the importatit portiona of the Material Univcrtit af terwunl ADVERTISING KATES One Column 1 year 00 12 u cards ft lines or less per endi additional line 50 Locul notices 10 cents per lino fhbt insertion ench subsequent jnsertioi 6 cents Mttniages and deaths tree SIOUX COUNTY Official Directory Auditor Trcnsuror Clerk olCourta Recorder Shcr1 ff Supt Survoyor Coronor County Superv lliiry H M MoNnlly A K Kiear John K Wyatt Antonio J Uetten Jr Jello Polinuldcr F Le Coeq Sr T H Dimham Kuyper John Chrfalinny J W isors Vhairmnn JftcolrKoolbeck McLnin Notice to Carpenters For the next twenty days the un dersigned will receive open bids for the erection of a dwelfUig house at Rook For further information uppJy at this office E O June 14th J 879 PILES Of nil Uniln Tumors or nuirug unit diiitn HBS of thu Uicinin onlckly ami pcrfcotlv eiuvduv u xootUliik FofHiIor iimiluii UK 1 KAURK CO 2J Ami St T Y X YOUNG MEN Apply lo llio of this newspa per for half n the Great Mercantile IKtokuk Iowa on the MiMiippi Bookkeepers Penmen Operators and Teachers thoroughly Oiled Dont full to Prof Miller Kooktik Iowa HUSH A NOS CANLILKD MAGXISIA Fur tint ImBim UeJili AwanW More agreeable to llio taste nnd in smaller dose Mian any other Magne sia Hold in Government fttampott bottles at and Country stores and also by T J HUSBAND Jr PIMPLES I will mnll Frwi thu the vitifotable Halm fun KHKCKLES PIMP clics ktiviiij tlio pkln t bninlinil uUo Innlrnucluiu u luxuriant Krowth hoHil or smooch MCG 3cstump Bun Van DC Street New Yorh recipe for v II rwtnoTe Woi clear and Ann OV A GENTLKMAN who infrared for years from Nervous debl111v Premature De uuy nnd all tho of yotuhftil In ilUcrotlon 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 cureii 8uttor wishing t profit by lie advertisers oxiwrlonuecan do 10 by In inntact cunllduiico JOHN B OtdirHr New Vork THE WORLDS BALM DrL D Whores AlUnUva Syrup A nmiwly ThirtyFive yUru In piivnto a milkally cure HHEUMATISM never fulllnjr to Ornvel and all blood U Impllctt public Sold li wholeoule MKDICINE Chester N I Mt in which tlio now oflfered to thu UU drinMtaU nnd THKTvYBURN O Box 388 Ho COM DIP TIUS The advertluor having been permanent ly cured of Hi at druad dlnoiigc Consump tion by a MluSple reiuodr It anxious to iiJHko known to the of euro TMfcH JTJf rltt sond n rownKthe roe of cliaVWi nltli dlraouons for pre parhtif and uilny the same which they will and sure cure for Consumption BronchlUn Ac Purtlea wlihlnr llio Pi fPcrlptloii will addraw E A WILSON 104 Pemi titreet Willlam N Y EVERQRBES AND At Retail to and planters at VholMlo Privet STOCK QHBATCST v A K L ET v CUE APR Timo given to respousi scrs Trees will be exchanged many kinds of personal property Send for price Hat nnd parttcahnv to GKORGE PINNEY Sturgeon FOR COSSBIEHOit that to It as Coughs Colds BroucfaitU and all diseases of the Lungs ALLENS LUHO Hat become konwn and town anil vlllfc UiriJrd States and i lit of I Hruiinnnally told losiiiy to IU henlliiK dlMMM It for harmlt child Con
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