Worth County Index, May 17, 1894

Worth County Index

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Worth County Index (Newspaper) - May 17, 1894, Northwood, Iowa The Index Ift PEB YKAB IN ADVANCE. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. WORTH COUNTY INDEX. VOLUME 13. NOKTHWOOD, IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1894. NUMBER 24. The Index DOES Job f rinling at reasonable! Only firat- cluss work turned out. DO YOU KNOW C. W- Sanders, I AHD IUB010H, drill; Dr. O. A. Kurd, Dr. L G. Hewitt. PHYSICIAN and SUROEON. [tuoMnor to Dr. S. L. Koan Ro iivo'llco, Sorlltwootl. lotm. rotuptly. Having wafts, plnfs attrf abstract book of njnands and twv ounty facilities for carmines: and dhpttltlt in conveyancing. ire in my line call and .sec me before ordering elbewherc, and I wjll ssure you of a ffood, .square dealing that will j-on satisfaction. inakuntl tookftri. natural jrovo, DR. S. E. RICE. iToito.th. BBOWN PABKEB, TUB At l V. 8.. n BMOhUiy dentlitry. nod ttMKUOiil ol Collln Forbes, ,nd _ ___mlou proinp'lv IMIUCW torint. II re- iioeM to oar car6 J. IIYuii) i W U. laton, ma CoUeotion In J. R. Smith AHMIW it n AbntnwU tur- over .Sorthwood limit. Wi H. Barnes, jtHMiljnl----Ml CIVIC SOCIETIES. nlr room, over Thorion j.un flmtftu.1 third Thur-day- of Visit lag ID- urti with RlMORKi Mi w. tCAXrtOH, Recorder. I.O.O.F. So. uiool their hUl o. r. Lr.tioaoid'. All mmnlnjrm I 0. BALL, secretary. InTltea to is.H. a. Light No. 266. r. A. M., meet ftt IWlgw room in Xortbwood, on on orbotore th" moon .Mb' mouth. followH: Junvmry Lodgu, No. 248, K. of P. flrit und tblrd TuoaUay ot oac g.1 _____ I42.G.A.R. I. II. HOLTON, A'tl't. WM. PHILLIPS, run ILnd Ol moodetl Stock nulatunco pliiuno udilr.au me [o: o their interest to call and examine my list. Parties tiesirmg to sen nm nd it to their advantage to list their farms with me, as I will send out thou- ands of price lists during the next six months. Shall I include your farm in ny list If so, st-? soon. No sale, iw flay. Remember, we arc prepared to make reliable abstracts of title to all lanas and own Ms in Worth County, Iowa, with neatness and clearness unexcelled, and t reasonable rates. Any person who can read will be able to follow chain of ,tlc. Farm Loans made at reasonable commission. Collections attended to tSB: I A Harm of IMnijrM tho v lllnpi o Tor a ih.Vri' limenniy I olTur tlm nortll frno- Itolan. Also .15 Town Low in Boliin, limn In, onalll.1, of..ct_ion ,11 lor ALI. CiSB: lylti ornaoa.i and liHtftlti rnl RruvunMUt uicuptiun of Rtjout 8 n mu T -------1-------- u V.I ft lino DHuturo. or ctin Iw nmdo a lionau. IX Htory hlnh; bam nmn. llcwiin elvguut buimiiw PUVJOtn Alljrfcentlj liullt.und In nood 10-rooni lii-ft. pomtn. Al recently u un n toot rapnlr. I'rlco f I.WOCAib. bMance on ilmo. C. H. WHITCOMB, Northwood, la. Worth County Index. GAMMON GILLRUP, Publiihert mciil fAPEt T6WH All cetiTI Kcllv's flatboat flotilla as been encountering a great many ams. ___ Political riots .ire raging in cool New- oundland. What is the matter with le unterrificd Democracy, anyway? The Gun Club of Independence are .taking preparations for the meeting f the state association there on the 5th, th and 7th of June. Two hundred istors are expected from all parts of SfGNS Or SUMMER. Not b coining n UK- fnuvs i my i Itnl tlnTv U ii xiiriT ri'ncon ivv thinl; ivo tlio Tin; THioplv nil ivru "-ulklnc oil tlm r-limly sltlti tin We sure Hint tu-nr Not tH'cnuni: tlio clu-'T us Not braunsi- our iiri- clamlne u'c tlio In-lit. Not brrniiH! of muUn; R.iruVns Nor t'f Hiijliy Dolly Itut nil nn- wulklni! on till! nhiidy ti -lilli There arc strong .surface indications tat the Democrats in the Fifty-fourth ongress will find it rather harder et a quorum than they do now, even. he country will attend to that little latter next November. This is and the stur- y sons of grim old Norway may well cvcrence it in their hearts as the birth- ay of their Independence, which seems o be growing younger and stronger, hough eighty years old to-day. Judge Knowies, of the United States .yurt at Helena, sentenced Hogan, the cadcr of the Montana Coxey army, to ix months in jail for stealing a train. His forty captains ana lieutenants get U-ty days each and the remainder of he three hundred are discharged with lecture. The semi-centennial of Masonry in owa will be appropriately observed tMinctwster.JtracS. Rev. John Gei- gor, of Marion, in to be the orator, and Grand Master L. E. Fellows will be present. A cordial invitation iscxten- _ed by the masons of that city to all ncmbers of the order to be pre.scnt. This is the way Homer Branch's Mitchell paper, the Temperance Power, lepicts town conditions under the com- jincd influences of seeding time and a Democratic interregnum: "Towns de- pendent upon country trade arc enjoy- ng a rest from the mad rush of busi- ness during spring work, and towns dependent upon factory trade arc liv- ng on thin, so they say." Kansas has an improved brand of ;hc Kangaroo ballot, one of its previ- ous being that "the lower limbs of the voterr. ,-us hiRH up ii. the knees shall be visible from the outsietowhilc the voter is in the booth preparing the tickets the lower part of the booth having been left open for that purpose. "If the sisters in Kansas want the right of )ffrage all they have to do is to ask for it. _________ Yankee enterprise has found a new field of pernicious industry. An Am- erican "professor" has just been ar- rested in Germany for swindling peo- ple. He professed to arrange marriages between German aristocrats and girls clonging to tlic Vanderbilt and other American families. It would have been a bigger swindle, on this side the water, if the fellow had made good his professions. NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES. Ex-Senator L. S. Hanchctt lies dead at his home in of paralysis. He was 51 years old, an independent in politics and a fair and able man. While watching a game of base ball, near St. Cloud, Minn., Fred L. Roum- blc was struck on the head by a tcrri- ficly driven ball and instantly killed. The Albert Lea city council fixed saloon licenses for the ensuing year at a raise of more than200 percent. It will weed out some of the doggeries. Plymouth, despite its comparatively small size, entertained the Epworth League convention with a hospitality which was royal. So the returning del- egates and visitors tell us. Mason City is enjoying a genuine temperance revival. Hon. A. C. Kan- kin, the moulder orator, is holding a the interest manifested is most intense. ranging from ten per cent to tttter Jwe Mars discovers as the resu diligent census search, that she has THE PULPIT AND THE PEOPLE, Christianity is, or should be, essen- tially the poor man's religion. In no instance during Christ's brief ministry on earth do we find him encouraging the accumulation of wealth. But, on as himself." The proposition I- man enter the kingdom of "Lay ye not up treasures for yourselves on "Take no heed of the mor- abound throughout His teach- ings, and arc at least an and to some minds proof that he aimed at the establishment of a. universal brotherhood, where each should be his brother's keeper and where each should "love his neighbor hardly open to denial that such was the theory and such its logical outcome. And as a fur- ther prouf of this we read that among the early Christians there were no poor, for they had ali things in common. But what a gap between that theory and the practise of to-day! What a mockery of Christ's teachings is Chris- tianity as practised! What a chasm, growing ever deeper, has opened up between what Christ tanght and what his professed followers do'. What a breach, ever widening, has been made between Christ's church and those for whom Christ was ever solicitous and for whom he was always filled with compassion the multitude! The church, to be sure, keeps its open and professes to extend a welcome to all. But the time is long since past when a large portion of the people eeased to regard the invitation as made in good faith, and those versed in sta- tistics claim that the increase in church membership does not at all keep pace with the increase in population. What is the reason? Why docs so large a share of the people stand aloof from the church, the one institution of all others where they should find com- fort, help and relief? Is it because the teachings of the Nazarenc arc anti- quated and not applicable to the con- ditions of to-day, or is it because these conditions have moved further and further away from the teachings until the two have become opposing forces? Let tis compare teachings and condi- tions for just a moment. The teach- ings with which we now have to do were something like this: "Go, sell that thou hast and give it to the "Lay not up etc.: and the series of meetings there this week, and conditions, which began by a literal fulfillment of these directions, havi: Asand storm at Watcrtown, S. D., ended up where? In their diametrically inflicted damages on growing crops oppositcs; in conditions where broh- r pursneth brother as with a ruin. Watertown seems to be a mis- where selfishness reigns supreme iioner. Rain is greatly needed all and where the brotherly. love which sioner. Rain is greatly needed all ami wncie Urc filth_ ratncr tnan tire through that section. Christ taught has no abiding place. GmJ The church of to-tlav has largely Le Mars discovers as the result of a 1HC cnl ...i___ wea ome a house of entertainment, where diligent census search, that she nas ]naMcr over inhabitants, and can there- who fore enjoy the sweet privileges of the Martin law without asking the consent of the surrounding country. John Layton celebrated his sixty-first birthday by going on a spree. He will not do it again. The passenger engine that hit him was not materially in- jured. But few men ever live to cele- brate their sixty-first birthday twice. They have high winds or great pre- varications at Lake Bcnton, Minn. A correspondent states that a wind storm which prevailed there last Saturday blew the grain from the ground, and foreod the .water of the lake one mile inland, leaving tons of fish In the mud. This is no fish story. After the wind went down the water which had taken to the woods came back and went to FOK MEMORIAL DA Y. Kendall Post, No. 142, G. A. R.. will meet at their headquarters at r. M., May 30, 1894. Tlic procession will form at 2 i'. M-, i11 following order: Kendall Tost at the front, headed by Northwood Cornet Band; next other civic societies; pupils of public schools; citizens on foot and in carriages. The line of march will be down Mam street to Sixth: thence north to Monroe st., thence west to cemetery, where the us- ual memorial services will be conduc- ted, including the ritual by Rendall Post, decoration of soldiers' graves by schosl girls, and singing by Mrs. Col- laday's Sunday school class. Proces- sion will then reform in same order and march to Northwood Park, where the program will be concluded as fol- lows: Reading of M headquarters. Address of Welcome, by Commander. Song by choir. Prayer, by Rev. J. G. Johnson. Memorial address, by Kev. J. 11. Smith. Song by the choir. Benediction. Neighboring Posts are cordially in- vited to join with us in the observance of the day. Also it is desired that all WHY, Just look morial orders from oi me U.IY. jxify i- old soldiers fall in and march with the post, whether members or not. C. F. MKHRII.I.. T. K. W. FuiMrao, f Boston suffered from another bad blaze, Tuesday. Five hundred dwell- ings were burned, and over 2000 people arc rendered homeless. A lot of brainy women got together in convention in Philadelphia, a few days ago, and among other things em- phatically and unanimously rcsolutcd in favor "of a single standard of moral- ity for men and women. Ladies, we beg of you, don't swap the gold stand- ard for the debased currency which circulates among naughty men. If we must all come to the one standard, let it be your own. The editor of a populist paper in Kansas was at home, prostrated by ty- phoid fever, his wife at the same time being down with diphtheria and his daughter a victim of scarlatina. And the printer's a., probably wishing to enact the part of an angel oi consola- tion, clipped from a plutocratic sheet and published this item: "Typhoid fever, diphtheria and scarlatina are getting to be almost as prevalent and pernicious as populistic doctrines. mi n oreover they are the outcome of hu man ignorance, stupidity, laziness, and filth, rather than the visitations of right and those who cannot pay are tolerated. But who is responsible? Through what agency has the church of Christ degenerated from that which it should be to that which it is? It may be said that man's selfishness and greed lie at the bottom of this as of nearly all the evil conditions which to-day beset us; and doubtless that answer would con- tain the main substance of the truth in the matter. But have these tendencies been combatted with due diligence and vigor by those whose duty it was to truths Christ taught as He taught them and not as the varying cir- cumstances made it expedient to them? In brief: Has the ministry of Christ been faithful to hig-h trns-t and has it so taught those committed to its charge that their lives became living witnesses to the divinity of the le taxation. A petition teaching? For answer look about you :w high school building and sec. Docs the minister of to-day One can talk of the weather when all other subjects fail, and the weather of the past week has been something to talk about. There have been a few local showers, and a good, smart one is now brewing, we hope; but the amount of bright sunshine has been consider- able above the normal, and the tem- perature since Saturday has been like- that of hot mid summer. The corn is mostly down, and much of it tip again, showing a good stand, and very re- gular. Yesterday's official bulletin from the Iowa Weather Crop Bureau ended with the encouraging statement: "Small grain, potatoes, meadows and pastures arc all doing notably well. The staple crops of this state have never bee at the crowds of people! HOU'-ANO i LUNO. THEY come from all over the land! are all going- to They have the trade of the town. They lay all th. rest of the mer- chants IN THE MIRE. They undersell all other houses in the city at least 25 11 'X, ,My advice is to Join the crowd Holland Lund's AND DO YOLK TRADING. These two old codgers got lufl. Too lazy and sleepy, Didn't get there, but a big price for their Feel bad? Don't you see they doV The torpedo Ericksou IOWA. h'- i: City Livery AND BUS L1SB, HOMER DOOLITTLE, successfully launched at Dtibuquc. Saturday last. The Erich-Kin is a steel hulled vessel, ISO feet long at water line. feet beam, and with a tlcnth of feet has a normal draught amidships of 4 feet and 9 inches, with displacement of 120 tons. The con- ract under which she was built called or a propeller speed of 412 revolutions minute and the ability to make M uots an hour.____________ Editor Taleott of the Rapic's publishes a letter from l-.isniotl-. r, Mrs. C. S. Taleott of Nurlbwuud, who J.N. HARDWARE, spending the in Ouliforni.i durintr the closing day April Mrs. Talcutl closed her tliscrip- ion ol matters climatic, etc.. in mannc 'ollowing: "The air is delicious !ik June, bilt so far 1 will lake Old Iowa Wouldn't an Iowa farm with its levc rich soil be a bonanza to them here Your.-, for bed. Mason City people don't .-teem to be afraid of a little taxation, to have the new hiffh self constructed of1 stone instead of brick is numerously signed by busi- ness men and City-zens generally.- We see by the Times-Herald that the school board have decided that Mason City material shall be used exclusively in the two new school houses to be built there this season. It pays to atroniie home thcr people to patronise them, Washta, in Chcroltco county, has a ensation which reads a deal like he Canton, Minn., "Cathedral" win- ow fake. Sf ,-eral months Mr, and Mrs. Scbultt, a wealthy farmer andhis wife, were burtally murdered. Suspicion rested on a hired man. W. S. Florence by name, w'h'j was arrested for the murder, but discharged, there no evidence against him. A ombstone was erected in memory of the murdered and it is claimed that the vague outline of a man's face ippearcd thereon, and frradually deep- ened and developed until it now ap- pears as a pcriect likeness uf Florence! We'll waffcr a year's scription that it takes credulity as well as ordinary vision to see it in that light. that when the DciitncratM-. i.-arty is :n power the country is always in trouble ami that wh-.'ii the ciiuiitrj1 is trouble the Democratic pally always in _________ of May. The outlook for fruit con- The New Yurk Wine ami Spit- Gazette, the distilers' and is beini; saloon keepers' organ, says of tile new du-itrioiisly that Brecken Iowa liquor law: "It is, a slitime ami a HARNESS First Clan Tin and Harnen Repair Shop in Connection. URADQUABTEHS POR LEADER STOVES The belt iu tho market. c a full line of all kinds ol Tinware. H floe line of Light and Heavy Harness LOWEST PRICES. Writ. lor w KUMMl 00., disgrace to those who framed it: to tht party that lathered it: to the legisla- ture' that enacted it and to the state which must suffer the consotiticnccs of meet: the Wine and Spirit Gazette ducsn't seem to appre- ciate "the mulct" any higher than our thir.l party prohUritionisu; do. Oa Monday the Supreme Cotu't. through Justice Kin no, I'.aii'letl down an opinionuffi fining JlltlKe Dccmer'sdccis- ion in the Shelby District Cmtvt, in the joint rates case. The decision is a victory for the railway companies, and a square knock-out blow to the Com- mission's joint rate of August, 1890. To the non-lejral mind the S. C.'s decision seems largely based on technicalities, as it maybe But we had suipposed the CotnmUion era knew something about law and justice, too ridirc's opponent in the seventh Ken- tucky district is tarred willi tho same dirty brush as "Willie" short they avc calling him Another. As the people of that district should be represented by a decent mar., just for n entire of -.Togram, we sug- teach that when Christ said, "Go, sell that thou hast and (rive it to the poor." He meant just what He said? Or when He uttered the warning, "How hardly shall a rich man enter the kingdom of He knew just what He was talking about? Not often. The modern divine is much more likely to find an excilbe for the rich man who pays liberally toward the support of the church than to lay down the law of the Saviour without fear or favor. The statement that Gotl has no quarrel with riches is an old one from the pulpit; yet Christ said "Lay not up treasures on earth." And the rich man given comfort by the modern inter- pretation of the eye" which makes it, not what it plainly appears to read, but a very comfortable aper- ture ill the walls (if Jerusalem through which a camel squeeze. With such shepherds isit any wonder that many go astray and that others refuse to follow where they lead? If Ch-.-ist aimed brotherly love and his supposed representatives wink at or encourage selfishness in all its various form-, is it strange that the church is distrusted or that teachings which ap- pear to bear such fruits arediscrefiited? Br.t we believe there arc bettor things ahead. see the evidences of it IVML- at homo, and as wo look boyoixl us we think we may" sec the beginning of ilawn which shall eventually place Christianity where il belongs-as the faith of the multitudes-ami make 1 it what Christ intended it t'.i olutiMil uf the tlifiieiillics which alllict lankind and which ;u.-t now look so ack and threatening. Hero there SURMDEP BY A Great Mistake. A recent fluTcovory Is that liondncho, fllalntos, uullMMS, contagion ot tho mlnll, ure duo to (loraapomcnt. of tlio norvo c tlmtlnaifostlim. dyspepsia, nourll torcej wlml In stomach, etc.. wise from tho lieranso- mont o: tuo HTVO contorssupplylns those or- This Is llkowlro ti'-ii. of ii-anv ulti'U'WOI tno Tlic n'-rvo cm Is llko a telccnlpll system, willI be warn liy tao uccompuliylns cut. Tho HUlu whlto 1Lrft tlto norvfi Franklin Mllos, M. tho litchly cclfl'iratctl specialist specialist T mudi-iit or ncrvoui diseases. !'OP f.iiil they elect ;i Kepttblican: Tiia ncw-owtiira in T. DcWHt Tal- naifo's miis: think that hrcc are about as bad as a move. imi'.llK-r tllv'ce of the Talvji'iia- c'.e was found to lie lire, just after the last Sunday morning service am' in hour later the mammoth edifice wai a total ruin. The flames extended to the eight story Regent Hotel am adjoining buildings, causing a loss oi over The Tabernacle alont. was valued at and insltrci for S130.000. The conflagration wa probably due to a defect in or cross ing of the electric light wires. thp ou'n.paiiy miinurac- turln-i.lio romijcly [imply Dr. Mll.il' Kiwoi-ltlvc Si-rvlnc Is arcl iiblo mildly for nil non-Otis liunuaclui. i or diniferouu druKw. by 51. KJIKKV. vc ;ind a faithful servant, a hrav oil'it, wl'.o lift-- his vuico in warning md teaches the Master's word as he Inds it. But as yet they are few ii tumour and weak in vuicc. Still we lave faith tu believe the time every pulpit Ihruuxtl.mt ChristciHl'im will ring out the Saviour's teachings as He taught them and when His ministers will boldly take the lead in bringing "peace on earth, good will towards men." The wise miMi al Washington have boiMl able to teach Coxey and M" fol- lowers this must "keep ol! the Judge liiTyes, the ex-amendment kTer, otherwise known as, Horse Jockey Hiives, has been entered for a fifth Congressional heat in the second Iowa district. Ho stands a show of being beaten. PCKE BKBI> PLYMOUTH ROCK Egg Settings Price according to grade of Eggs wanted. Call OQ or address H. I. HENDRICKSON, 'JllEKK, IA. Not only the BEST BRED STAL- LION in the County, but the Fastest Harness Horse for fun or for money. Despite his size, 1150 pounds as a (our-vear-okl, he has shown in his ex- ercises bursts of speed to warrant ta.c- ing a mark of or better with very little work. TOMAH Is a race hort-e and comes from a race horse family. They arc not a tin cup family, but a family of big, handsome, game trotters. TOMAH'S SIRE Is half brother to the greatest sire liv- ing. His dam. a sister of the incomparable "Jay Eye trotting, pacing. "Twilight a sister to the dam of "Oueen Nancy, "Twilight" a sister to the sire of "T-wi- iight" a sister of the sire of the Black Meteor I say Tomah comes from a family of race horses I can prove what Tbinah is himself the type of horse that in spite of hard times is to-day in great demand. Buyers ask for some- thing we cannot give them until tnc Tomal-.s grow up horses of grand size and grand action, capable of pulling at speed two persons in a buggy. To enrich this country in the future I have decided to modi fy Temiah's terms so that every owner of a good marc can afford to breed to him. The fee is SIS to insure a mare with fml. Should the foal die, I will breed the mare free the following season. Up'in tht-sc terms you can surely af- ford to use Tomah', and I would sug- gest that you book at an early date. Already the best marcs in the vicinage of Nurthwood are booked to Tomah. With plenty of speed himself ami mated with such marcs as full sister to Alia, and dam of Alta. how car. he with his breeding fail to become a great sire? Should I give Tomah a record better than his feo will be nearer .han 515. Once more I say: Breed to loiiiah while his fee is within reach. Ikfore the foals have attained a salable age lorses will lie where hogs arc now, and if you have none on hand the high price will do you no good. Address: T. MANQAN, Fnlr Grounds, IA. STATE OF IOWA. WORTH COUHTr. To All wlioni It May Concern: NOTICE 18 lloroby given that tho will A ONE Consultation trte notel. Ai ojr t ONLY. rata pa rayk cro- r 8 ioroy l tiitx Giilllclcson, law of sold county. llftviDK buun