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Iowa Postal Card (Newspaper) - October 24, 1882, Fayette, Iowa ON THE First OCTOBER Number PUBLISHED EVERY EDITOR AND Subscription per or six 00 cents for three Local except literary und five cents per line or every One column one yeur 900 OU Mix mouths 3600 three months 2000 Hnl column one yenr 36 oo six months 2000 three months 1500 Onefourth column one yenr 20 oo six months 15 oo three months 10 oo Business cants of six lines or 9ft oo per All standing advertisements payable Advertisements changeable every three If fire of CORPORATION Pierce Town and Township W FAYKTTK POST OFFICR doses for West Union at For Cai man and Davenport line at Waudunamail closes at Wednesdays and Remember the sale at the Stillwell Farm next There was some kind of a teachers toot in town on The Dubuque Times has a new It is a plain one without much Miss Cavimaugh has returned to her classes in the public Platt gave us youngsters some good advice Sunday The news concerning John is not Go and hear Zeigler tomorrow eve at the Tickets 25 The Waucoma Free Press is now an eightcolumn We dont know whether Canfleld is in Chicago or State He started for the former place about a week It seems that after all the Big Uurch has the finest and cheapest line of clothing in Fayetta The Decorah Pantograph notifies the Postville Review that Alli lison will probably be Iowas next presidential Shake I A Riddler of Illinois has pur chased the Kitchen farm near Oelwein for It is said to be the best stock farm in the Milwaukee Miner a town not over eight months sports an eight column paper called the That is where we had an idea of emigrating to at one A relativeinlaw of this is president of the town lot The Waucoma Free Press thinks of ficeholders better attend to earning their salaries and let others run the po litical That is good but will subject the author to being called a It is getting so nearly every Republican editor is an office holder or second fiddler for one or at least calls off for the rest to danca Keep cool its all coming lovely in the sweet ened afterawhila Bosh The Dubuque Times knew all along that Ohio was carried by fraud and as a half mil dollars was spent by the Demo Supposing Federal officeholders had come down with their half million and Ohio had gone it wod have been patriotism that Cer You know Henderson wrote to the custom house my dear we need the Xot for corruption purposes bw Our folks received a very tastily arranged ball not that it was the nation are those documents that state that and Soandso are be found at home or at some of the near neighbors after while Well thats just what it was and it said and Troy would be on deck for the next game at We dont wonder felt so frisky around tiere a week almost makes us act like a jumpingjack to think how he Tickle our toes if we can sit still and write about There isnt a particle of doubt but the pair will have the best kind of a time all their as is energetic enough to win his way in the theological and sit down in advanced years with one of the best educated for yellowleg chickens ever noticed in The Dubuque Times cant see a hind leg sticking out anywhere without barking at so it bikes us up for re ferring to Ishmael when we meant the other As we made proper apologies to Uncle at the we didnt suppose that and and and Deacon and Baalams Ass were going to take it And well bet that havent come in yet on subscription that the above editor doesnt know Rory OMoore from Barney The fact is we are just about done fooling with some LAST men were scalded and otherwise injured on the Hoosic Tunnel railway line by an en gine on the Troy and Boston line being punctured by the drawbar of a cab Eight men were fatally engine and one car ditched on the Memphis Little Rock No one bridge over the Missouri at Bismark is completed and students of Bowdoin College have been fined for Scoville has become a woman of the The Elkader Register has the follow ing The friends of well known at this and lately of will be pleased to learn that he was recently presented by the members of the congregation with an elegant gold watch and The watch bore Smiths an en graved view of the church and an ap propriate The presenta was an agreeable termination of his three years connection with the First Church of where he has had a most successful career as a pas Henry Ward Beecher has committed the unpardonable sin against the un holy ghost of the Republican and now they have ostracised him Poor Beecher one years salary such as he receives would buy the whole cabi net at you neednt forget of this has been authorized as Agent for Upper Iowa He will make a good having served in that capacity be And what will insure success withhim is the fact that his heart is in the Our exchanges say the Decorah Re publican is a sixcolumn quarto we have seen one number of that paper since we whether by accident or otherwise we havent said for we dont Talmages salary as postmaster at West is now 91600 per annum It is all or would be if we had it coming in in connection with our printing College AONIA CARRIE pro EIGHf By an admiring Aonia Respectfully dedicated to the Class of Eight little graduates standing in a Each has a diploma and feels very So they make a solemn promise that theyll al ways stay in To elevate society and gain themselves Eight little with hopes as high as high as went out preaching and then were but Seven little darling little chicks went to then there were but Six little graduates how could so many struck out for and then there but Five little what need was there of more went stump then there were but Four little tiiey didnt all One wont out as aed then there were but Three little feeling pretty One sought a DKLL in UNION park then there were but Two little their work was just begun One found a Scottish then there was but One little graduate concludes it is no fun Ho gets a good certificate and keeps a school of Table Patience and perseverance conquer all what we have done for the Zethegathean Fussell was the success ful contestant in the Cake Contest of last The prize was the m ig num automatic citrus limon squeezer hem as to which should patronize us most We congratulate the gentlemen on possessing this commend able spirit of friendly Keep at we can stand it if you Tomorrow is the third rhetorical of he term only once more will the be obliged to listen to the trem ling Freshman or as with baking red face and ears that eem enormous as they stand out with heir purple lustre In bold relief from he lighter background of his closely iropped proclaim in a voice loud mough to raise the old Romans them elves out of their and which le firmly believes to be Romans and end me your ears We feel that some apology is due he Old Aonia residents of this town who received no invitation from the Society to enter the Contest of last The sleight was wholly unin entional and resulted from our un wisely appointing a committee who were unacquainted with the previous listory of the and who al ihough working faithfully for the suc cess of our supper failed to secure the entire list of However we will give the disappointed ones a double op jortunity next The editor of last week asks us to prove a statement which we mode not ong to the effect that the world is still We meant the Aonia world to be the Cake ontest of lust Friday eve is sufficient proof of our assertion dont for a mo uent imagine we meant the Philoma hean world you couldnt have hired us to make such a statement concern ing like the Father of his Coun we cannot tell a Simpson Centenary College opened for the fall Up to date 205 students have been and others are coining the attendance al ready exceeds that of any previous The Society received a letter last week from Miss Ruth Our So ciety correspondence is in a flourishing We number among our very best correspondents Miss Susan a colored lady of Iowa Wesleyan Uni The Virgil class of this year is a great improvement on the class of last year the members seem to be models of sobriety and decorum they havent once compelled the to climb the dunce nor left him wonderingly conTempleating the spectacle of an open window and a deserted class An Eastern paper thus speaks of one of our old Professors The Faculty of Calaverack College and Hudson Riv er Institute has been greatly strength ened by Avann who comes with his ripe scholarship and Christian char acter to aid in maintaining the prestige of this deservedly popular It is a mathematical when has occasion for fre quent that has written on the wall just over his table a double column of imprecations a single glance at this is equivalent to half a dozen swears on the principle of a Chinese praying machine and him the trouble of Recommend us to a lazy for As nearly as can be estimated at the present the proceeds of the Aonia Contest and Oyster Supper am ounted to about We are wel pleased with our success and so pro foundly thankful to the townspeople for their liberal patronage that we pro pose to ask them all up to a public ses sion at as early a date aa The Aonias have received an invita tion from the Philomatheana to attend a session of the Society at their Hall next Friday The Philos are an enterprising set they will be renowned in future ages for their mag nanimity mark our the Philos are a rising The invitation is accepted with Faculty wil We wish through this column to pre sent our thanks to the Zethegathean and Philomathean Societies for the no ble manner in which they endeavored to aid us on last Friday evening there really seemed to be a strife between It is remarked that Slayback found the fighting editor at home in the PostDispatch It isnt safe to fool with editors as they are always with nothing more than false UPPER IOWA are glad to learn that the Trustees of our cherished are proposing and planning something more exten sive for its and for enlarg ing its It is what ought to be done and we are glad they propose doing An agent ought to be em ployed and kept continually operating throughout its patronizing A private letter from a notoriously public character and exFederalofflce holder at West runs muchly thus wise The Edwin Clifford Dramatic Com pany will be here at Zeigler Fri day and 3d and Will open with Two Orphans on Fri day evening change of play for Sat urday Isnt that title Two Orphans suggestive of your condition and so far as relates to Uncle Sams provender we should ejaculate as Shan non used to Orphans is no name for But O ye tears wont flow any more so long as we think we are not and as a we extremely re gret her as it will deprive us f one of our most willing and compe ent colaborers in the literary work of our Considering all the con urrent circumstances it was thought jest by the Society to discontinue the Aonia column in the of wluch she has been the Somehow the impression had obtain ed that we were about print ing by and several have been in recently to knock usdown for lying but when they came to scoff they went away to words to that present and future Clerk of the dropped onto us Satur All the court house rats in three States can do as he did and then we wont quit printing Troy appreciates a joke so he has ordered this which will pro bably keep him amused days till some thing arrives that will stir him up hell have fun all the timel ORIGINAL STATE OF SH Fayette fBB To Gilbert Scott You are hereby notified that there Is now on nie in the clerk of the circuit court of Fayette a petition of Delilah Scott claiming of you a divorce from the bonds of matrimony now existing between you on thfrgroondipf crueiand inhuman treatment and desertionTand unless yon appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the November term of said circuit to be held at West Fayette com mencing on the 27th day of your default will be entered and a Judg ment and decree rendered thereon In ance with the prayer of said 117 A T Wltf Thlf W Am Vf VAAJMMW ifftffm Atty fat October ORIGINAL STATE OF Fayette TO ISAAC BARBER You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the Clerk of the circuit court of Fayette a petition of Rattle Barber claiming of you a divorce from the bonds of matrimony now existing between you and her on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treat Also asking the custody and control of Barber and Georgie your and her minor children and that unless you appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the November term of said circuit to be held at West Fayette commencing on the 27th day of your default will be entered and a Judg ment and decree entered In accordance with the prayer of said petition Dated October It is told us by a person in the that it is pretty certain general has got to walk the planlc down and Maybe there is a God in Israel after An article has been sent us for publi vindicatiing Judge Cooley from attacks of the Fayette Cbunty He needs no we and we presume the voters will so Farr will spend the win ter at The will aim to keep her posted on the important news of this Our lamp shade was procured at Now dont ask that question once The lady student sick at Hun gers is Miss Hancock is the we Frank Holmes has finished the house for Bass and is now thumping up im provements and additions to Fus sels Barnes of West was the guest of Bathbun on BLOWOUT They have all BLOWN THEIR and it is my turn But being no great hand to blow I can only say to my friends that 1 have bought as complete a Line of Goods as ever came to this Come and BUY YOUR GOODS OF ME while you have a for THE DAY XS OOXXMCt when the people of Fayette shall SEE ME NO and these goods MUST BE SOLD D BY SPRINQ
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