You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Iowa Recorder, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1912, Greene, Iowa THE IOWA RECORDER. Twenty-ninth Year. Whole No. 1464 GREENE. BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA. WEDNESDAY, P. M, OCTOBER 2, 1912. NumberS RECORDER'S CONTEST MM A GREAT FINISH CONTESTANTS MUCH PLEASED WITH THEIR PRIZES. Marie Majewski Wins Piano, Zoe Grace, Diamond Ring, Luella Rague, Scholarship and Mrs. Albrecht. Gold Watch. We, the undersigned, here- by certify that we have can- vassed the Contestants' Votes of the Iowa Recorder Voiimg Contest and find that each contestant received the follow- ing number of votes: Marie Majewski .......235550 Zoe Grace ............167050 Luella Rague.......... 77950 Mrs. Geo. Albrecht ___ 45550 Vivian HUdebrand 40550 Nettie Gilbert 38450 Kate Carberry _______ 31150 Laural Ackley 22650 Ella Fisher 17950 Signed this 28th day of Sep- tember, 1912. G. A. CARNEY, M. HARTNESS, O. C PERRIN. if progrestiie candidate polls the claimed -to per cent of the vote? Mr pluralny in 1908 was 3.1C8, the normal plurality. Forty cent of the volt of that year is 10.212. or 2.044 votes more than Mr. Pic-ken's majority. la Dubuque count} Charles Elliott, the iheu dem- ocra'ic candidate, received a major- ity vote of 1.G24 This year, it is confidently claimed, that Maunce Connolly, the democratic candidate, will tarry Dubuque. home county, by a majority exceeding 5.000. In 1910. two years ago, Mr. Pick- ett's plurality over John Oeuison, was 3.752; "or about 2.000 less than Mr. Connolly's majority in the coun- ty will be this year. Under existing conditions a 25 per cent vote, or less by the bull moosers will mean the certain election of Mr. Connolly. Diphtheria in Des Schools, Alto Many Cases In Waterloo. As advertised, the Recorder's Pi- ano Contest closed last Saturday thirty o'clock and was taken to the evening at five the ballot box First State. Bank where Mr. Hart- ness, Geo. A. Carney and O. C. Per- rin opened the box. counted ballots and money envelopes and receipts put in at the last turning in of business and awarded the prizes as thev were won. which is given above in fall. The Majewski family are over the success of the young daugh ter in winning two special prizes -'and the grand prize. It was done through boosting of friends and lots of hard work in soliciting subscrip- tions. Miss Zoe Grace was second in the race and captured a fine diamond ring which she is justly proud of and surely appreciated the efforts of her friends in her behalf Miss Luella Rague came third, winning the scholarship valued at S50.00. The Recorder hopes this young lady may be able to take ad vantage of this opportunity to ad- vance in hex schooling- Mrs. Geo. Albrecht won the fourth prize, a gold watch, which was the prize she wanted as she expressed herself The Recorder proprietors also wish to extend thanks to both old and new subscribers in their courtesy and aid to the contestants. We shall ever strive to give you an interest- ing paper. If you are one of the many new ones and haven't got on our mailing list yet please drop us a card that we may rectify any er- ror. WEATHER CROP BULLETIN. For the week ending Sept. 29. 1912. The damp, cloudy and cold weather which prevailed during the third week of the month continued during the past seven days. Heavy to killing frosts were general, and freezing tem- peratures occurred in many localities on two or three mornings. Variable reports are received as to the dam- aging effect of the recent frosts on the late-planted corn, but the extent of injury will not he fully determin- ed until after the crop has been harvested. Probably 20 per cent of the crop was somewhat damaged, but as a whole, the crop is remarkably large and sound in view of the fact that the spring was laif. and at many times during the season the weather was ret considered to be favorable. Probably 80 to 85 per cent of thf total yield will be sound and mer- chantable, and the balance will pos sess much feeding value. That there was not more damage done by the frosts is due to the fact that over the larger part, if not all of the state, the weather became cloudy early in the morning after each frost and remained so during the day. The final reports for the seas- eon will show that Iowa has produc- ed one of the largest, if not the largest crops of corn and small garin in the history of the state. In fact, all crops have been good except ap- ples. The frequnt and wejl-distribut- ed showers have pat the ground in excellent condition for fall plowing, and considerable winter wheat was sown daring the past week. Pas- tares are in fine condition and stock is generally healthy except some hog cholera prevailing in the southwestern counties. GEO. M. CHAPPHL, Section Director. A Saturday's Des Moines report says: An epidemic of diphtheria, per- haps the most severe type of the disease which has ever come to the notice of Des Moines physicians, has broken out at Irving school at Tenth and Pleasant streets. To add to the seriousness of tie situation, al- most all of the cases have appear- ed in poverty-stricken families and are causing great suffering and pri- vation. Fourteen cases among the school children have been reported to the health department in fsw days. Four new cases were quaran- tined yesterday. It is probable that the epidemic resulted through the exposure of one case at the school, for almost all of the disease is con- fined to the territory surrounding Irving school. The health officers venture no opinion where the epi- demic will end The appearance of new cases daily lead them to be- lieve that tie worst situation they have had to battle with in recent years will develop before the dis- ease is checked. There are also a number of cases in Waterloo where the situation is about the same have occurred. and a few deaths Bankers' Life InstJranoe Company of Qes Mfclnes Busted. An Indianapolis, Indiana, special of Saturday says: Suit for an ac- counting judgement and the im- mediate appointment of a receiver for the Bankers' Life Association of Des Moines and the Bankers' Life Company, and for possession and control of assets was fil- ed today in the Superior Court. The action was begun by Charles W. McLaughlin of Portland, Ind., who said he was acting in behalf of himself and 158.000 other members of the association, which does iusi- in more than half of the Unit ed States. McLaughlin charged conspiracy on the part of the officers and direct- ors of the defendant corporations to get control of the as- sets of the association, to divert the funds from their proper use and trust character and to deprive the plaintiffs of their interest therein without compensation- Fpnerr.en's Tournament. Broclcman, Democratic Can- didate for County Treasurer. i The Firemen's Tournament last j _ Thursday acd Friday v.-as attended Frank Brockmau of Clarksville H) a good sized crowd both days, j uno is the democratic candidate for ;The- weather though cold was clear I Treasurer of Butler countr. was a I aiid pleasant and many came from Uncle What Are You Running for, the Presi- dency or for New York Herald. MADE IN IOWA. That's Mau.Hce Connolly, Wilson Can- didate for Congress in the Thfrd Iowa District. nolly from among several thousand pupils. "Ah. says one of I Kipling's characters, "whai a tongue j you And after I before him, but after Connolly finish- j ed his oration at any Union He's like Wilson in three things; League diners observed that Maurice he is new to politics, he is a scholar, j too. had some tongue, and he thanks it high time the people Out of the New York Law school were saying to the gentlemen who Maurice Connolly came a Bachelor of benefit, "You're j with praise, the highest possible de.- n-e. Back then to Iowa he came and was admitted to the bar. This for their use and through; get Maurice Connolly is of the age man must be to be president--thirty-j in his 21st year. five. Before he was twenty-one he' Where then? Where should a had two university degrees; one, j young man who had acquired edu- Bachelor of Arts, from Cornell Uni-1 cation enough to know that he need- versity. the other, Bachelor of Laws, j ed a lot more, particularly a Some Heavy Tax Payers In Floyd County. from the famous New York law j lawyer who knew that he is school. That's going some, to finish j most profound lawyer who is young the best quite a distance The abrupt weather stimulated trade and cool did a business, likewise the restaurants and hotels. The did a big business uaul the early evening of the last day when it was put out of commis- sion by the breaking of a piece of the machinery. The slide for life and the equilibrists on the main street were good and enjoyed each day. The ringing of the fire bell and the run by the company to put out a bon fire the last evening startled some "who did not know or think about a stnnt being pulled off. There was a big crowd at the dance each night and a splendid time by the young folks. The big had dis- appointment to the company was the lack of interest by the crowd abou town who did not go out to the bal games but preferred to stand aronm the streets, waiting for the band o other free amusements. Howeve the fire company broke even on the two days and with liberal contribu tions of the business men must hav added around to their visitor last Friday and re- membered ihe Recorder office with a pleasant call. Mr. Brockman was for 2i a resident of Fremont township where he numbers his friends by all who know him and where there is no question of his receiving a unanimous vote regard- less of party affiliations, as they all know bis honesty and integrity. Could more of the farmers of But- ler county have a personal acquain- tance with Mr. Brockman there would not be the shadow of doubt as to his election to this important position of trust. Mr. Brockman is making a canvas for the office and asks your support- Any favors shown will be fully ap- preciated. treasury which will be ample their needs for some time. fo Base at the Firemen's Tourna ment- the preparatory schools and graduate versed in English law should from a university and law school be- he go7 Balliol College, yon're right; fore you're 21. j renowned Balliol, whence have come Maurice Connolly's father was the j the most famous figures in English late Tom Connolly, who made better jpubli- life in the last century carriages than any other man in the j (Later we'll say that one business. He gave his only son limited opportunities for study father puts up the money for Some Figures. Charles E. Pickett, in 1908, car- ried the Third congressional district by a plurality of The vote WM, Pickett, EHiott, There were 734 prohibitionist votes and 684 socialist votes. These figures suggest the follow- ing query: What will the republican majority In this district be this year Charles City Intelligencer: County Auditor Harry Rosenkrans has given some figures to a reporter fcr the Intelligencer which will he of interest to onr readers. The figures show that during 1913 the Hart-Parr Co. would pay m taxes in the county which is exclusive of all sewer taxes; Ellis Ellis. Waller Bros.. H. C. Bald- win, Sherman Xursery Co., and E. M. Sherman. Geo. P. Smith Co -lohn Gates of Marble Rock will hand to tie county next year and O. and L. Perry of Greene will pay It" tie property of the men mentioned in the above paragraph are listed in a taxing dis- :rict like Charles City it would car ry fully double the public burden. The Rockford Brick Tile Co.. is doing well for a youngster and next year will deposit 1.253.17 as its share of the county budjret. man un- i famous in American public life and I came from Balliol, but that's getting travel. Now, not every son whose ahead of our story.) Here Maurice him i Connolly pursued his post-graduate ___j work and thai finished he heeded the i call of "Old Heidelberg, I dear Heidelberg, thy sons will ne'er forget thee." i To Germany then he went and became a student in her most fa- minis university His school days end here. World travel topped him off and he came home to Iowa, sharpened by the master minds of greatest educators and broadened i in ihe world's schools and the j world's capitals. j Death suddenly terminating his j father's life, as the only son it was necessary in protection of his fam- I I Insurance Mfefeting. The annual meeting of the Butler County Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. will be held at the court house, Al- lison, at 10 o'clock a. m., Saturday. October 5, 1911, for the purpose of electing directors and for the tran- saction of any other business that may come before the meeting. The directors will meet Friday, October 4, at 10 o'clock a. m., to audit the books of the secretary and treas- urer. Notice to Contractors. Prior to Oct. 10, 1912, the under- signed will receive bids for the erec- tion of a Garage in the city of Clarksville, Iowa, according to plans and specifications to be seen at the Butler County State Bank of Clarks- ville, Iowa. Rights will be reserved to reject any and all bids, and the successful bidder must deposit Five Hundred Dollars in said bank as bond for proper fulfillment of contract. C. M. MATHER, Clarksville, Iowa. .Leete has leather box seat dining chairs at per act. j ily's interests to succeed his father i in business. This he did. But Bal- i liol left in him a taste for states- Heidelberg. New York University of Law. Cornell j University and Georgetown all these and the experience of life gave him exjuipment. The hallmark of the scholar is modesty, and Maurice Connolly is The feature of the Firemen's Tour nament was the four good games of base ball, two games each after noon at the Driving Park grounds and what made it most interesting for Greene people was that the home earn won all four games. Emmet Hanley captained the team and cer tainly used the best of judgement in selecting and placing his men Though not playing many games of ball this season. Walter Hanley caught all four games and was there with the big mit all the time. Ted rhorp held down first base and was 'there" every time and held ujt his 'eDntation as a batsman, and "shor- y" Earnist of Bennezette township was in tie game all the time on econd base. Jack Turner played a ;ood game in right field and Emmet Hanley covered left field in good hape. making the phenomenal catch f the series. Art Pagles was also there and played third base in his usual professional style. He also itchc-d tie game the last day with Rockford which was one of the clos est and most exciting. The first gamp Clarksville vs. Greene, was a clean exhibition, and those from the town that "sets the uho saw their team defeated were content with the knowledge that it was a good game. The ecore was 4 to 3. Huse of Ackley pitching for Greene and Chambers and Miller the battery for Clarksville. Huse also pitched the game fol- lowing with Greene and Dumont, and Huss and Stuck the battery" for the visitors, tie score being 4 to 1. On Friday the Nashua boys came over to try honors and were defeat- ed 12 to 2. The3 brought a good team but played in hard luck. Champ of Waterloo pitched this game for Greene and Hannegir and Miller were the battery for Xashua. In the last game Art Pag-ies pitch- ed for Greene and a Mason City pitcher and Hannegir for Rockford, but Greene could not be headed, and the score reunited 8 to 7 in their favor should dance- Tie games were all good and have had a larger atten- Thome. The good old play. Dora Thorae, presented at the opera house in Greene on Monday evening by E. C. WeatHejr Forecast. John C. Busby of Independence, Iowa, gives his follows: October wfll be a changeable month. Warm and cold althrough the month. October will have a good deal of rain but not as much as September. We will get one or two severe elec- trical storms in this antumn tinted month of October. October's torch is burning. The woods have chang- ed their garb of gteen for a somber red color, nature is like human life childhood and youth is the morning of life. Middle life is like the sun at noonday strong in the strength of- manhood. Old age is the winter of life like the sun going down. So It is with the season's death is like the naked woods. In four or five months they will have put on a new garb, and why not as we will be raised with a new body, and so on till time shall be no more. The planets, Jupiter and Mars, are evening stars, the giant Jupiter has been giving us plenty of rain through his influence with onr planet earth. Mars, the orange colored planet, is the direct cause of all the snicides, murders and accidents the world over'. This red colored planet, Mars, will be as near as he can get to our planet, earth in 191.5. Take it as a whole, October will not be so bad a month. Nervy Farmef Laughs at Verdict- Cherokee, Iowa, Sept. being out for five and one-half hours the jury in the Hessenius Tmirder rial returned a verdict of man- slaughter late Saturday. The judge vostponed the sentence to Friday, October 4, at 10 o'clock a. m. Hes- >enins is out on bond of igned by his mother. He took the erdict with a laugh and at once eft for tome. The famous case is not over and further developments are expected. SIX GIRLS IN ACTION. Junbar Singing Orchestra to be Here in Lyceum Soon. From the first note to the end >f the program there is not a dull moment when tie Dunbar Singing Orchestra is the attraction. This extette of young women is a win- ner; each one is a musician and ntertainer and delights in her work. Ralph Dunbar, the famous organiz- r. got these girls together His dea was to form a high grade or- anization. Xo expense was spared. The right people were selected and he proper training administered. The program is wonderfully varied, nstrumental combinations. duets, trios, quartettes, sex- ettes, in rich variety abound Every- hing in music from grand opera to the dear old songs of home and modest to a fault. Xo man lives Filkins and featuring Miss Jessica I hope follow in swift procession. The MAURiCE CONNOLLY. who is more democratic in his asso- ciations than he The test of a man's worth is his character, not intellect or money, and every man of good character stands as high and no higher than every other man. This turns out well Very often he goes is the Connolly creed. Elect Maurice J VJUL ItTU _, ___ to the bad. Xot Maurice Connollv, ConnoI1-T to Congress and you will however. For all tie educational ad a scholar who ,s a lawyer and vantages given him his father impres- a business man on the road of states- sed upon him the value of a dollar, i manship have for representative easily approachable as a man as vour most nnconvenlonal most fnend. Finally, and of all. elect him and represented by a man And the value of going straight through life, despising to do mean, tricky and dishonorable things. And above all his father impressed on. him the dignity of toil, by putting I you wlH. Maurice at work in the factory dur sincerest desire is to serve ing vacation seasons. Today Maurice! Justice m the framing Connolly can build a carriage tae nation's laws and the admin- whip socket to the coat of varnish.! 'straOon of government. That, when he can get along with tnmk Jt a11 IS wnat we he got that knack too from his father, j are trying to get what we should In the forty years' history of the i have and a" we shonld Connolly carriage factory, there nev-1 eOnlt5" and -frstrce. er was a strike or a lockout, or j labor trouble of any kind. And j Picture show, Wednesday and Fri- wherever you find them, the old em-" Nights This Week ployees of the Connolly Carriage j _______ Company are boosting for the son of I his father. Maurice ConnoHy had a narrow es- a lawyer. He was educated for the bar but fate inter-1 vened. Of that later. At Cornell he was editor of the "Era" but one day he saw a lot of editors together took a scrutinizing glance at them, and wisely concluded he dJdn't want to be an editor. He was the O'Con- nell of the University, prize orator I voted for me and helped me win the I There will be a picture show to- night and on Friday night this week owing to the date of the lecture Some fine pictures both nights. on son dry occasions, President Schurman, A CartJ. I desire through the Reoonier to erpresB my thanks to the many who and in 1897 piano in the Recorder contest. Your casting about for an under-graduate to speak for the college at a Union League (New York) celebration on Washington's birthday anniversary, selected Con- kindness is fully appreciated. MARIE MAJEWSKI. Call at Leete'a for late sheet music. Kay in the leading role, certainly pleased all present as many hare Dunhars the ability and know how to make use of it. personally expressed their apprecia- Departing from the usual and com- monplace. these girls have ventured into novelty entertainment and many tion. Mr. Fiikins is dressing thia bill with an entire new set of scen- ery and it was expected to be used in Greene for the first time. this accounting for the use of so much of the house scenery. He has two oth- huiEoros stunts are- indulged in their programs. Mirth and melody, jingle and sentiment, all have their place and are given splendid treat- er shows on tie road and has naent. promised to send his minstrel com- pany of 3o with band and next season. orchestra A Bachelor's Honeymoon. A Bachelor's Honeymoon is the title of the next regular road attrac- tion to come to the opera house in Greene and from all reports it is receiving much praise. There will be no death scenes in this play or waiis as the bill abounds in funny sayings, scenes and situations from start to finisi. If you want a good laugh and to forget your troubles come out on next Wednesday even- ing, Ocu 9, and see this show which is guaranteed a sure cure for the blues. Come in to the band concert next Wednesday night and also see a good show. At Marshalltown Friday the Fred Deppe home, five miles south of the city on the Twelfth avenue road, was completely destroyed, and Miss Minnie Deppe, aged 20, was badly burned, when she poured kerosene on the kitchen atove fire to hasten the blaze, about this morning. The explosion that followed set fire to the young woman's dress, and hurled flames through the kitchen, which caught on flre while Mr. Deppe was rescuing tots daughter from being burned to death. Full of life and zeal, trained to the minute in the latest noveities, and expert in their maneuvers, the Dunbar Singing Orchestra more than fills the bill. In Des Moines the other day a farmer from near KnoxvUle lost in a poker game. He was met on the street by a capper who told him. confidentially, that he had jnst won from an old man who though he knew how to play poker, but who was just giving away his money, but as he was rich, it was all right, since it amcsed him. Thus led on the farmer bucke-i the old man and his pals. They let him win for a while and the farmer went out and got more of his money out of the bank. Before he got through he had tost aH of the money and he was walking the streets in a dazed con- dition. It gradually dawned on him that he had been fleeced and he com- plained to the police. That he a fool and an easy victim must be admitted, bat such men will continue to exist in the world. For Sale. Town property, consisting of 8- room house, 4 lotj, good out build- Inge, good cistern and well. In of Alice Donning, OreeM, Iowa. Leete bas the McKiafej 10c marie. iNEWSPAFERr NEWSPAPER!
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.