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   Iowa Liberal (Newspaper) - October 31, 1877, Lemars, Iowa                                 Vol. 6. LE WARS? PLYMOUTH COUNTY, I Q W% WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1877. No. 16. Local Shorts. LOOK at H a r t & B r o s s a r t ' s prices 1 . DnY W O O D at A . A l d r i c h & Co's. H E A V Y frosts t h e s e tine mornings, b ut c o s n ow y e t. A N O T H E R dance at Van S i c k c l ' s Hall n e x t F r i d a y night. T H E floor of t h e c o u r t room has been c o v e r e d w i t h m a t t i n g. A L L the l a t e s t novelties in notions, at t h e LeMars Cash S t o r e. CIIUOMOS given a w a y w i t h every threec e n t s t a m p sold at t h e Post. Office. T H E Sioux City T r i b u n e is now publ i s h e d on T h u r s d a y of e a c h week. T H R E E hundred pieces dark prints, j u s t r e c e i v e d at t h e L e M a r s Cash Store. F E E I G U T business over t h e I l l i n o i s Cent r a l r a i l r o a d is i n c r e a s i n g daily. Sign of g o o d times. T H E LeMars Cash Store has s o m e t h i ng of i n t e r e s t to c o m m u n i c a t e to our reade r s this week. O U R s t r e e t s were crowded last Saturd a y , a n d t h e b u s i n e s s men h i g h l y enjoye d t h e m s e l v e s. T H E real e s t a t e t r a n s f e r s made in Plym o u t h c o u n t y last week foot up about s i x t h o u s a n d dollars. ALL, the l a t e s t novelties in ladies', m i s s e s ' , and g e n t s ' furs, j u s t received at t h e LeMars Casli S t o r e. T H E While sewing machine, sold by Bloclget & Gifford, is t a k i n g a good stand i n t h i s p a r t of the mora! vineyard. B E N N E T T is b u i l d i n g an e x t r a o r d i n a r i ly l a r g e heater for t h e u s e of the new Cong r e g a t i o n a l c h u r c h in t h i s village. LAKOKST stock of dry goods and not i o n s ever brought to this city, j u s t rec e i v e d at t h e L e M a r s Cash Store. B R U N S K I L L , t h e b u t c h e r , w a n t s several h a n d s t o h u s k corn; good wages will be p a i d . Apply at the shop: Main street. A u the s i g n s go to prove t h a t a fashi o n a b l e w e d d i n g will be c e l e b r a t e d in this v i l l a g e before many months roll around. GRAND union t e m p e r a n c e nia.^ s meeti n g at VanSickel's Hall, next Sunday e v e n i n g , to w h i c h all a r e r e s p e c t f u l l y inv i t e d . T w o n r x n i i K i ) pieces l a t e s t s t y l e dress goods, iust received at the L e M a r s Cash S t o r e . T i n ; c a s h sales of one of our grocery s t o r e s on l a s t S a t u r d a y reach d over five h u n d r e d d o l l a r s . Will the J o u r n a l please m e n t i o n that fact? N O T I C E . — R e v . J. H . Lozinr will preach next Sun- A cordial P e r s o n a l . LOOK at H a r t & B r o s s a r t ' s p r i c e s. Charlie Bennett and his bride will r e a c h LeMars this week. Rufus Stone a n d wife of Orange City, were in town over Sunday. E. W. S a r g c a n t , Esq., « of P o r t l a i u l v i l l e, c a l l e d at t h e Liberal office last evening. R e v . J . H. Lo/. ier a n d h i s sons tire occ u p y i n g their n ew h o m e — t h e Fah- ehild's house. W. M. N i c h o l s , E s q . , of P o r t l a u d v i l l e, was t h r o w i n g himself around among his friends in this village y e s t e r d a y. I I . C. Mulford. of the firm of Mull'ord & Whiting, 1 1 1 " D u b u q u e s h i n maker. . was in town tui: e a r l y p a r t of this week. J o h n Wilde and Mons. LcDapples have gone to Vermillion, on a h u n t i n g excursion. Their visit to t h e Missouri bottoms was one c o n t i n u a l hunt, b u t l i t t l e game. D I R T Y TRICIC.— Buchanan, the thief and black- mailer, will resort to a n y d i r ty t r i c k to f u r t h e r his e n d s . Last week, in p u b l i s h i n g the S c h e d u l e of Bills allowed by t h e Board of S u p e r v i s o r s , this unprinc i p l e d skunk changed the figures so as to make it a p p e a r that t h e Liberal had been p a i d ninety- seven dollars and thirty c e n t s i n s t e a d of sixty- seven dollars and t h i r t y c e n t s . Our bill as p r e s e n t e d and allowed was for t h e lesser sum, a n d the S e n t i n e l ' s was for nineiy- seven dollars and one cent. When questioned as to the rcv. son for thus manipulating the " c o p y " sent him, t h e c u r t h r ew the blame on the " h o y s ' ' in his office. Poor, miserable, pu- rjl'ying mass of filth! he is rapidly r e a c h i n g t h e end of his s t r i n g. DA. W> Oi. i.' i). The young folks of LeMars [ ir .( ju .. » e to have some fun IhU winter, and to thai, end they are u r a ii izing a dam- lug eluI). The c l u b will ha meetings every two weeks; excel!' m music will tie secured, and as aire - si., about twenty couples have signified their i n t e n t i o n to j o i n , we may safely say that the. project will prove successful. ' Die dances will be hi Id on F r i d a y evening of each a l t e r n a t e week at VanSickel's Hull. Now, boys, if you want a good lime, come a n d j o i n t h e meelin' Pit, Seaman, Ed. Stanley, and F r a n k Revell will be floor managers, and the music will Infurnished by Prof Click's inimitable band. Be on hand promptly at H o'clock; then you can go home at 1 2 . Temperance Meeting. T h e friends of t o t a l abstinence from alcoholic s t i m u l a n t s met at t h e Methodist c h u r c h in this village, Monday evening, f'- r the p u r p o s e of effecting an orgaui/. a tint) wh'- se work s h o u l d be to save the : i ; rid k e e p o t h e r s from falling ii to ; i'. • h . d n s of t h e m o n s t e r , I n l e m p c r a i c  !' t  peei lie.-, were l i s t e n e d to from U. I I . S l u i n g , C. G. Norris, F a t h e r Spring, and Mrs. Rcdmon, Rev. J . I I . Lo/. ier then read the Murphy pledge, and a s k e d that all w h o were living or desired to live s t r i c t l y pure and t e m p e r a t e lives would subscribe to said pledge. The friends quickly responded to the c a l l , and before the m e e t i n g closed the following persons had come out on the side of right: a t the Calhoon school house d a y afternoon at 2*. o'clock, i n v i t a t i o n to all is e x t e n d e d. Y o u who are interesled, remember t h a t Susan B. A n t h o n y will lecture at S i o u x City. T h u r s d a y evening, Novemb e r 8t! i— one week from to- morrow. ONK carload best Michigan apples, j u s t received at t h e LeMars Cash S t o i c. OUK geniai friend Dr. Emuningcr was m a d e the r e c i p i e n t o f a very handsome!) c a r v e d w a l k i n g - s t i c k l a s t Monday, the donor beiug an old a c q u a i n t a n c e back east. Qnth W A N T E D — A good girl <• « « • ••- c u r e a p e r m a n e n t situation am! e,,.- d • wages. Apply to Mr. Enie-, j. at im- D e p o t H o t e l , t h i s week. J . I I . LoZIK. lt. W H E N you meet a lady on u windy - day t r y i n g to hold on her hat, with veil flying, if she g e t s her b r e a t h she will tell y o u t h a t fifty cent t e a at F l i n t ' s is splend i d . R E A D the Sun's advertisement to be f o u n d in a n o t h e r column. The Suu s h i n es for all, a n d it is as bright and sparkling a s a n y l u m i u a i y in t h e newspaper univ e r s e . T w o IIUNDREU pieces best make of flannels, just received at the LeMars Cash S t o r e. L E T ' S s e c ! n ow t h a t Nellie King has b e e n d i s c h a r g e d , is it necessary to enl a r g e o u r c o u n t y j a i l ? It wiil be n big e x p e n s e , and our t a x - p a y e r s should no: be o v e r - b u r d e n e d. T H E new delivery boxr*. at the Post Office are now in prime working order, a n d t h e a n x i o u s inquirer after a letter f r om his girl can find out in less than two s e c o n d s t h a t t h e r e ' s none for h i m . T U B public school at P o r t l a n d v i l l e, o v e r whose d e s t i n i e s our former townsman, S. B . G i i l i l a n d presides, h a s an ave r a g e a t t e n d a n c e of sixty pupils, and Gil. is i m m e n s e l y popular among them. G E N T ' S fur overcoats, robes, mitts, g l o v e s and c a j i s . at the LeMars Cash S t o r e . T H E e d i t o r of t h e P r a i r i e F a n n e r , one o f t h e o l d e s t and best a g r i c u l t u r a l journ a l s in America, was in LeMars last w e e k . The g e n t l e m a n , whose name has e s c a p e d us, was u n r e s e r v e d in h i s praise o f t h i s gtijfious country. G E H I . E N ' S flouring mills l o s t . o n l y t h r ee h o u r s b e t w e e n Monday and S a t u r d a y of l a s t week. The flour m a n u f a c t u r e d at G e h l e n ' s mills is s a i d to h a v e no s u p e r i or i n the c o u n t r y , and m e e t s with ready s a l e . The g r e a t e r purl is shipped to E r e e p o r t and Galena, Illinois, and to D u b u q u e , ibis S t a t e. • 1 1 ! it It.,- in L a r s tor Gorman Methti'ed • he s e r v i c e s of t - h a s . StelJner, i ; ! i l o i n , who began about two weeks A K W MM odi.'. t Ir'n- nd.: a I K \ \ p.... formerly his woik since. Rev. Steflucr was one of the most e l f e e - i v woik'T. s ill the Chicago conference, ami » ' : i . u M that his t r a n s l e r to the N o r t h w e s t i r u may be of bene!;), alike to himself and to his c h a r g e . The Rev. A. 1J. Ko'i'iier lias been s t a t i o n e d at he Sueur, Minnesota. Our readers will ulease bear in mind that the church is Meibodisi, not I . u t h e r a n . A E Arnold, J I- 1 Lo/. ier, 1) W Clark, L M Gamer, i) W Held, .1 11 Garrison, A W Gilbert, Samuel Wallace, Ada Allison, Mrs 0 VV B a t c h e l l er v\ II Briggs, C E Lo/. ier, Elmer A. Butler, in Smiley, J a c o b Viiuiek, M • • right, v . liediMon, . mil, t • ,. Im. ui, i . « . : i.- oii, A t i e r all w h o d " s names upon ! be s en A N ' i ' i i i i . i : Si. ri'i. i ', 1!. — O u r old- time friend, II. M. I l e n ington, late of Beilcfonte, PeniisN h .. nia, is now d e a l i n g out drugs at Allison's, corner of Main and S i x t h s t r e e t s . Mr. I l e r r i n g t o n has had a b o u t fifteen years' expericnee in i ) ie d r u g business, and will p e r f o rm tie- duties of his position carefully anil satisf a c t o r i l y . Speaking of his depart ore from Bellefonte, the Watchman, published in that village, says: " Mr. Herri n. » I on is a superior d r u g g i s t . " Mr. I I. will r e t i n u e In- f. imi'y to LeMars in Hie s p r i n g . GoKK HOMK . - - . V i s . Obas. W. Joiikin-, d a u g h t e r of li. O. F . . . - U T , Esq , who been visiting in this village for some months past, left y e s t e r d a y for Nf\ v York City, where she will r e m a i n during I t h e winter. In t h e s p r i n g , accompanied j by her husband, Mrs. J . Mill cross the j A t l a n t i c for her home, Dresden, Gerj m a n y . . Mrs. J e n k i n s made many friends d u r i n g her slay in our village, and she e x p r e s s e d herself as g r e a t l y pleased with LeMars a n d i t s people. GOING IT A I . O N K . ~ J O C Pocoek, Al. Thompson, Henry ( Juigley, George Luring and P i t . Seaman, a q u i n t e t t e of firstc l a s s young men, a t e o c c u p y i n g rooms over J o n e s ' c l o t h i n g store, h a v i n g lined t h em up in t h e n e a t e s t a n d most convenient m a n n e r . These g e n t l e m e n spend a l l t h e i r l e i s u r e time in t h e i r new q u u i t e r s, e x c e p t i n g S u n d a y s when at church and the rejrul. tr weekly p r a y e r - m e e t i n g evening. A r r ' - v t r i oM — Will the gook people of Plymouiii ( . . : i i t y please bear in mind t h a t at the a-' vi f ilr to be held by Hi" A g r i c u l t u r a l Society, in S e p t e m b e r , . t • a prize will be awarded in the hande s t , h e a l t h i e s t and al » o t h e homeliest n. ri   l i'-' gS, ( I 1) C u r t i s , Mi'ss 11 M Beilmon, J a s < '< i icdmoii, W 11 Caldwell. • ei| had placed their 1 of honor the temp e r a n c e alliance of Le. Mars was tenipoia r i l y organized with the follow iiigollu ITS : j P r e s i d e n t . - ( i e o . II. Spun;.''; Seen l- iry - W. F. Allison; Treasurer— Dewitt Clark-, Kxecutive t/ ommil tee - A . W. ( iiibeil, W. J . Weruli, L. M. Garm- i', I). W. I b i d, Mrs. VV. F . Allison, Miss Myra Wri- ht. After announcing that a union teinperaliee m a : , - liiei.. tiue; would be hel. l at V im Sickcl's Hall next Sunday evening tl. e meeting was dismissed. Bio S U I T — Out of the most iniiiresting i 'ii « cs heard at our c o u r t s last week was that of , l a m » S. Mars! on vct -.- us ih 'e Siwiix  ,•! t he day mentioned ,' ibove Mir . - t o n and two other men were riding on a hand- car, j when they were run into m a r the town of ilosper, by an excursion tiiiin, of which no notice lead been given, and Marsliiu was RO i n j u r e d a. s to cripple him for life. The railroad company n- vi nil mouths after the a c c i d e n t , paid to J h nv ton the sum of four hundred dollar.^. ••- " ii - ii ihi- y as .- ej 'ied was a lair and - uf- : - ' • ; : : u lor t h e d a m a g e done to pi in- ' , M n r x i ' i t i acknowli.- dged Mi? n- ceipi of the Pole bioidreil dollar.-, bill alii-;:-'! t h a t til!; ' ' . • ' • t l l e i n e u l " Wiis pi'neoi.- d by P E T E R S O N ' S MAGAZINE for December is on our table, a h e a d of all others, a very m i r a c l e of beauty and cheapness! , . , I It h a s t w o s p l e n d i d steel plates, one of occupied most of t h a t and the succeed- | , h o n l f " A m o n g t h e R o s e s , " as beautiful ing day. From the b e g i u n i n g it seemed j as a poem; the o t h e r , an e x q u i s i t e titleto be a forgone conclusion that the un- j page-, a m a m m o t h colored fashion p l a t e; a s u p e r b colored p a t t e r n for a c h a i r s t r i p e, alone worth the p r i c e of t h e n u m b e r ; and nearly fifty wood- cuts of fashions and p a t t e r n s . The s t o r i e s are by the very best a u t h o r s , till p o w e r f u l l y w r i t t e n , For 1878 g r e a t improvements will be made. Among these will be n monthly supplement, c o n t a i n i n g a full- si/. ed paper patt e r n for a lady's, or child's dress, thus giving- to every subscriber twelve such p a t t e r n s , extra, d u r i n g the year. Cert a i n l y , all things considered, this Magazine h a s no equal at Us p r i c e The terms are. astonishingly low, viz: T w o d o l l a r s a year, the postage pre- paid by the publisher. The p r i c e s to c l u b s are. cheaper still ( postage also pre- paid), viz: Three ccipies for $ 4.8( 1, with a s u p e r b me/. zotint ( 31 inches by 2( 1) " T h e Angels of Christm a s , " the finest and c o s t l i e s t ever offered to the person g e t t i n g up t h e c l u b ; or six copies for tjtlt. OO ( postage pre- paid), and both an e x t r a copy and the p r e m i um eng r a v i n g lo the person g e t t i n g up t h e c l u b . For large clubs the p r i c e s a r e even lower. Specimens of ( he Magazine are sent, g r a t i s , if written for, to those who wish lo get u p c l u b s . Now is t h e time to subscribe foi 1878. Address Charles J. P e terson, MOO Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. f o r t u n a t e , V O T , : . ; \ . i n would be a c q u i t - . ci'i, and all the evidence produced was • leh a> to l c a \ c no d o u b t of her insanity. N e ' i i r ' s g r a n d f a t h e r killed bis wife while in a lil of rage; her f a t h e r and four of his b r o t h e r s were insane; one of the. t.. iter committed suicide, in Texas so:.'!•'' y e a r s ago; a l a d y c o u s i n w e n t cra/. y over a love affair, and t r u l y it would appear t h a t the e n t i r e family is filled with i r ; a u i i y . Maj. B a l l ' s plea for the. tlcfehse was a m a s t e r l y effort, the best of his life, we believe, and il h a d great weight, witli the j u r y , who, a f t e r receiving the J u d g e ' s charge, r e t i r e d , bringing in their virdiet of " n o t g u i l t y " in less t h a n two h o u r s . Iso d o u b t a commission will now be a p p o i n t e d to pass upon Nellie King's present mental condition, and if .- he is unsafe, she will be sent to Independence. L K M A R S SHOE FACTORY.— One of the most i n i p o i t a n t i n d u s t r i e s in this thriving l i t t le village of LeMars is the shoe factory on Main street near Sixth, owned and managed by N . 15. K a i s e r , one of our worthiest citizens. Ju this factory there are coie- taiil ly at work three, first- class workmen - F r e d Engles, Nicholas Kid and Frank Plctsch - and the proprietor hiimadf is at t i n e s compelled to t u r n in am! help to get out t he work t h a t comes ru.- bin'.' in. lb- sides the wear that is put up le- i- e at home, Mr. K a i s e r keeps alway- ICI Ji. oul a full supply of eastern m a l e bonis and siioes, for ladies-, genlletni ; i and misses, and bis t r a d e is not, by | any means, confined to P l y m o u t h county. I P a r l i e s from Lyon and Sioux c o u n t i e s , in j t h i s S t a t e , as well as those from Mimic- ! sofa anil Dakota T e r r i t o r y , buy all their ( I'out harness at K a i s e r ' s factory, and they ! i n s e r t that al. no oilier place can t h e y KC- ' ' - . r e > r- great, b a r g a i n s . Call in, friends, : and see t h e big slock, and make prepa- ; r a t i o n s for the winter. I - . - - - A v i T i i K r . r u n a w a y occurred at Port- ' l a n d r i l l e l a - | S a t u r d a y . There had been • ii l i t t l e trot just o u t s i d e tin; village, and ! union-: the ^ ieelnl. » rs was one Charley ' Kellogg. After the races Kellogg [. tailed ' lor town, driving a t w o - h o n o wagon, in ; which were ensconced a number of his f r i e n d s . The horsi .-• were put on a dead inn, and when turning a s h a r p corner in lite village t h e wagon was u p s e t , emptying the p a r t y to the ground, and throwing Kellogg with great violence against a p For a lime il was thought, licit, he was d e a d , lint he e v e n t u a l l y revived suflicicntly to start for his home, though badly bruised about bis h e a d . The oilier.-, were not. i n j u r e d. Married. SOLMER— HANSEN.— At the office of B. F. Manabnn, t h i s v i l l a g e , on T h u r s day, October 25th, 1877, b v , T. C, W e l - liver, J. P . , Mr. Gilbert T. Solmer a nd Miss Sarah Hansen. W H E A T is b r i n g i n g eighty- three cents t h i s morning. HAYKS and h i s c a b i n e t officers are on a n o t h e r pacification j a u u t , this t i m e down through Virginia. A F I R K in t h e g r a s s m Lincoln township, last T u e s d a y burnt n lot of hoy, h a r n e s s and o t h e r stock for one of the I l i g d a y ' s ; and a horse belonging to Councrs was b u r n t. JOHN WEI. SK, of P h i l a d e l p h i a , h a s b e en . appointed m i n i s t e r to the Court of St. J a m e s , and t h e pale air around Camer o n ' s residence near H a r r i s b u r g is s t r e a k ed with sulphur. T u n fellow Cochran who was wanted in C a n a d a to answer for c e r t a i n crimes, and who w a s c a p t u r e d at Cherokee, h as been discharged, the a u t h o r i t i e s from , over the border failing to make n cJcar case. The m a t t e r was finally s e t t l e d at Sioux City last evening. A T t h e r e g u l a r monthly examination, held in the R e c o r d e r ' s office, at t h e Court House, in LeMars, Saturday, Oct. 37th, S u p e r i n t e n d e n t Sibley issued six certificates, as follows: First- class, to Silas S h u m a t e , T h o m a s Coiuius; Second- class, to Miss Nellie P o r t e , J a m e s F . Gorman; T h i r d - c l a s s , to Miss Susie P i a t t , Miss Emma T h o m a s. i j ' I'm; second t e m p e r a n c e sermon al tin j Mediodi-. t church, by Rev. J . H. Lo/. ier, ; ln-.| S u n d a y evening, drew out, a largi ! ai . di'. iii '. i' n o t w i t h s t a n d i n g the i'l'deuienuv u| the weather. The Reverend gentleg of bis reiiuii lis tin fraud, v. nd the opinion. Geo. Clias. N- K< i./ i . p in W. , seemed o f a - i . o f LeMars, e'h like a d d c r , " and 1 s k e t c h e s, serpent by use showed t i o n g drink would en l be chains were e s c a p e became an and J u d g e Palim . lor lie •] •• , ho',', t h e d e n e i n : ; ' -  b l a c k mailer; join the M u r p h y society, b a n i s h m e n t to live in Ex- Mars Weil, it ] a nd we promise you Hie g r a n d e s t kind of is; b a n i s h m e n t from the bogs, q u a g m i r e , \ w e a t h e r from this time forth. d i s e a s e - b r e e d e r s , etc., that surround j . , , , ., , , - < • ,, • , i AwniKit trial in which Brigham f'! oyd c o u n t y s c a p i t a ) , and if the sickly, wasied denizens of that, ill- fated locality could only raise sufficient vitality and money to r e a c h LeMars they would ihauk heaven for the b a n i s h m e n t. O r p H c M i x o . - - J o h n Brossart, Lem j'- V - I and H. \ V. VaiiHeke! went up ;. Tonrtay evening on a grand . . . Jh-. will probably be g o n e about - . '. -- kv and bring home enough game to r a n . h e m t h r o u g h t h e winter. P . S. Just as w e g o lo press we learn t h a t the p a i t y h a v e returned, and without a n y t h i n g t o show for t h e i r labor. J Y o u n g and A u g u s t Henke were the par- I t i e s at. i n t e r e s t was had at J u s t i c e ' s Al i l i n t ' s office Monday. Young wanted to j get hold of the horse mentioned iast j week and he got out a writ of replevin, i Henke put in an a p p e a r a n c e ; the wit- | lo on both sides were listened to: argument was made by Spargur for the ; - i ' til!', and Webb for t h e defence; the c o , ; , i delivered its c h a r g e ; the j u r y ret i r e d , and in a few moments returned : with a v e r d i c t for t h e d e f e n c e . So Brig- \ h am keeps his mule and August his i h o r s e . Thus e u d e t h this e x c i t i n g ca « e. GUT M A I U U F . I ) .— We acknowledge the receipt of a t i c k e t announcing that Mr. • 1 • tliii I!. Rote, of l l a z l e t o n, and Miss Emma Beaver, of Danville, Pa., were u n i t e d in the holy bonds of matrimony on t h e 24( It iust., at t h e residence of the b r i d e ' s p a r e n t s . Rather risky business these hard times, but o u r best wishes are t e n d e r e d to t h e happy pair, and we t r u st Hint their future may be as calm and peaceful as t h e goodly merits of both do so richly deserve. T i n ; benefits accruing from un incorp o r a t i o n wore plainly seen last week when Cheap John occupied the square selling bis a u c t i o n goods. He needed no license; was al no m a t e r i a l expense, and as a m a t t e r of course wild some articles c h e a p e r than they could have been procured at a l e g i t i m a t e e s t a b l i s h m e n t . But he c a r t e d the money oil', a n d LeMars is so much the poorer. FUOM present talk we may safely ussei i, t h a t there will be m i c e buihliiigdoiie in LeMars next spring and summer than any two previous seasons have s e e n. Willi good times improvements of course come, and as we a r e and have been enj o y i n g the best of crops throughout the count ry tin i e is no rcrson to doubt the tali; of building and remodeling. T i n ; ' Covington ( Xeb j Journal will ( iie - H out, of the hands of J u d g e Taylor, S. I'. Rounds, of- Chicago, h a v i n g a inorl gage upon it. Notice to Cuiit n i r t o r f i. N o t i c e is h e r e b y given thai, sealed proposals will be received at the Auditor's olli'- e in LeMars, Iowa, where plans and s. pecilleations may be seen, up to the Dili day of . November, 1877, a t 1 o'clock p. in., when c o n t r a c t will be a w a r d e d to llie lowest, responsible hidded, for the building'of an a d d i l i o n to the j a i l in Lc Mars. ' I'lie c o m m i t t e e reserves the right lo reject any or all bids. G. ILKKI. JNO, County Auditor. Real Estiife T r a n s f e r s. Hi polled weekly by M. Hubert, l.' o. Hrnor'lor. Oct. - 2',!, 1877, Robert Reeves and wife to C a r o l i n e Reeves, whf of se q r W, 4- 1 w d $ 1 500 00 Sheriff of Plymouth county lo C I, Wright nw qr of fiw q r 2 !) 2 4r, sheriff's deed 833 CO 2: j I ' n i l e d S t a l e s to GO Evere t t ehf of s', v qr 12 '. ll 45 Patent. 22 Sheriff of Plymouth county to Win A^' iMunlock s / if of 20 U: j - 18 s h e r i f f ' s deed $ 320 00 24 United S t a l e s lo Paul Cox wlif of nw q r '. li ! 13 4i Patent, 24 I n i t e d S t a l e s lo E W Pon ehf of sw q r and ssv q r of i, c qr 2 0 tj'. i 4 5 Patent, ? i l.' niled S t a l e s t o E W Pon ehf of se qr and uw qr of se qr 20 \ V. i - 15 Patent, 24 L'niled S t a l e s to J W Pal- ! tersou nhf of uw qr 3- 1 I - M Patent, j 24 W H J o n e s and wife to F M Beimelt ., hf of lot « , I block 7, LeMars w d $ 150 00 24 J JI Garrison lo J o h n llerron whf of ne o r 22 U2 45 w d 1- 440 00 20 United S l a t e s to P W Snowden ehf of se qr , S !) 0 45 Patent 20 J a n e Saunders and husb a n d lo W F C u i t i s whf of se q r 28 < Xl 44 u d $ 700 00 27 United Slates to Frank Winter shf of se q r 4 !) 0 4.5 Patent. 27 F r a n k Winter and wife to J o h n Winter se q r of se qr 4 ! I0 45 w d $ 100 C'O 27 % V H J o n e s and wife to II C C u r t i s nhf of lot 9, b l ' k 7, LeMurs w d 150 00 27 I F & S C I t R   4jc. Barley — U n c h a n g e d . S T O P A N D READ. . $ 1 00 . 1 00 . 1 00 . 1 00 . 70 . b'O '.) pounds W h i t e Sugar, 10 pounds Brown Sugar 10 p a u n d s N e w B l a c k b e r r i e s. 11 p o u n d s New C u r r a n ts I gallon Best Syrup I. gallon Best Sorghum Get s a m p l e , free, of our 50 c e n t T e a . 10 l b s . A p p l e s or P e a c h e s ( c h o i c e ) . $ 1 00 Best Bushel Corn Basket, 40 II al I'D P a t e n t H u s k i n g Gloves 1 50 I pair Good Buck Gloves 1 23 Slop in a n d See our Boots and Shoes. • I pair Women's Leather Shoes . . . I 25 1 p a i r Men's Full Stock Boots. 1 pair Ladies' R u b b e rs 1 p a i r Men's R u b b e rs Men's R u b b e r Boots U Call and look before you b u y . HART & BROSSART. oo 50 05 00 Original Notice. To R i c h u r d Alderson, Defendant. You are h e r e b y notified that there is now on file in the ollice of t h e C l e r k of the D i s t r i c t Court of P l y m o u t h County, Iowa, the p e t i t i o n of John Powlesson, Pltiiulilf, claiming of you t h e s um of o ne h u n d r e d and sixly- one and forty- nino o n e - h u n d r e d t h dollars (. f 1( 11.40)! t o g e t h er whh interest, a t the r u l e of ten ( 10) tier ceut. per a n n um on thirty- seven dollars and one c e n t ($ 37.011 thereof from August 21st, 1872, a n d on s e v e n t e e n dollars mid four c e n t s ($ 17.01-) thereof from October Olh, 187v, and on twenty- seven dollars and live cents ($ 27.05 thereof from Sept e m b e r 4tli, 1874, a n d on twenty- five doll a r s a n d nine cents ($ 25.00 thereof from J u l y 22d, 1875, a n d on t w e n t y - s e v e n doll a i s and seventy- four cents ($ 27.74) thereof from July 12th, 187( 5, and on t w e n t y - s e v e n dollars and fifty- six cents ($ 27.50) thereof from J u l y 27th, 1877, iov moneys j u s t l y due him, for moneys paid, laid out and e x p e n d e d al t h e t i m e s above mentioned at. your i n s t a n c e and r e q u e st in paying your taxes and for s e r v i c es r e n d e r e d in c o n n e c t i o n therewith. You are a l s o notified t h a t said p e t i t i on asks for an a t t a c h m e n t and t h e s a m e h as been issued and t h a t unless you appear t h e r e t o a n d defend before noon of the first day of t h e next t e rm of said Court c o m m e n c i n g at LeMars, Iowa, on the 2 5 t h d a y of F e b r u a r y 1878, d e f a u l t will be r e n d e r e d against you aud j u d g m e nt r e n d e r e d thereon. ISAAC PBKDI. KTON, o c t a l - 4 t Attorney for Plaintiff,  

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