Perry Chief, August 19, 1887

Perry Chief

August 19, 1887

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Perry Chief, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1887, Perry, Iowa THE CHIEF-PILOT. PUBLISHED EVKBT FBIIUT By FRANK M. HOEYE. consolidation of the "Perry Pilot" aiia "Dallas Ceu- and Ita circulation la guaranteed to Sr a1T othcr Fcny Bnd .than that ot Paper In the county or vicinity, u U the official paper of the county. reports the official procwdlnjrs n advance of other sheet. Turing 4oc tlircc months; T5c months; per year, when paid In ad- vance. If not BO paid, f 2.00 per year. VOL. XIII. NO. 47. PERRY, IOWA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1887. WHOUE NO. 673. THE FIKST ANNUAL wacitjormeaioiasBwiUi ulapoa of 3JSOI, uid a beautiful idw "Junction of the Des Molnea Fort DoSfe and Chicago, Milwaukee 4; St. Paul The division of tho Milwaukee Company Islo- eated here, and employs In I he round touSJ! machine yards, etc.. over 300 men. Per- 2. Inducements to manufacturers equalled by but few cities In tho SuteTaswo nuvo very extensive coal within a radius 01 rour miles, with a mining caoaclty of hun- i per day. The Coon River rung a short dlBtancn nf tho city, and will DISTRICT FAIR! WILL BE HELD ON THE GROUNDS OF THE -f PERRY ASSOCIATION AT PERRY, IOWA, Puesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 1 OCTOBER 4, 5, 6, and 7, 1887. ?INEST GROUNDS IN IOWA, AND THE BEST TRACK- COMPETITION OPEN TO ALL. PEOIAL ATTRACTIONS EVERY DAY. RAILWAY TOPICS. are strong Indications that the Northwestern will extend its Kirk- man branch to Council Bluffs, thus shortening their line between Chicago and Council Bluffs some thirty or forty miles. first of the month a concerted order was issued by the Northwestern, Bock Island and Q. roads, making a re- duction of four cents per 100 for corn from Jowa points to Chicago, the re- duced rates to exist during the months of August and September. One of the peculiarities of the Northwestern's order makes it apply only to the main line and southern branches, leaving tho northern brandies to pay the same rate as usual. new system of rules and train orders go into effect on the C., M. St. I'., August is. AH employes effected thereby will be required to pass an ex- amination. Conductors not holding lirst class certificates will be set back to breaking un'il they can pass the requir- ed examination. The Milwaukee now has; one of the best systems in the country, but it is said the new one is almost pertect. Tho superintendent and chief dispatcher will raako the ex- amination. telegraph operators are snid to be the scarcest now they have ever been. Experience'! telegraphers say the new organization known as the O. R. T. is doing it, as it shuts off the teaching of students and decreases the supply wonderfully. The order is also agitating the question. It this bill is introduced and becomes a the operator must be able to take from twenty to twenty-five words per minute before he will be allowed employment with the railroads. They claim it is for the safety of the traveling public, as well as their own, that such a law is necessary. 'All of the boys on the Iowa divi- sion of the Hock Island knew and loved Mrs. lloyce and many of them owed their position to remarked a pass- enger brakeman to the 2Ymcs last week at the depot. 'If it hadn't been for her influence, when the boys were hauled up for accidents, their heads would have gone off, sure. But she thought noth- ing of coming over from the hotel and interceding for them when they de- served it. I tell you there isn't a man on the line in Iowa but would tiave done anything in his power for her, and they all feel that they have lost their best board of railroad commission- ers last Friday received notice from the Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul railway company that the name of Winland, a station on their road, has been changed to Hull This latter is the name of the town and the postoffice. The citizens of the village, in April last, filed a peti- tion with the commissioners asking that the lailroad company be compelled to change- the name of the s'alion to conform to that adopted for the town. Two of the commissioners held that the board had no jurisdiction, but the third dissented. They all agreed, how- ever, in suggesting to the company a compliance to the wishes of the people, in thn interest of harmony. The com- pany has gracefully yielded the point. Mrs. Tom Gose, of Rockwell City, visited with her uncle, Mr. James John- son Sunday. Mr. G. will return home Thursday. v ice cream supper Saturday 13, at Mr. Charley Truax's passed off pleas- antly notwithstanding the rain. Mr. Jim and the Misses Lizzie and Josie Truax acted the part of kind host and hostesses admirably. The refreshments, ice cream and cake, were served be- tween 10 and 12. Whenever Truaxs at- tempt to give an entertainment they generally make a success of it. Miss LOURI. GENERAL MERCHANDISE. See Large Posters for Particulars. THIS IS THE FIRST ANNUAL EXHIBITION THIS SOCIETY. ALREADY HAVE EXPENDID IN GROUNDS, AND NO MONEY OR PAINS WILL BE SPARED TO MAKE THE SHOW ONE OF THE FINEST IN IOWA. SEND TO THE SECRETARY FOR PREMIUM LIST. Fred Knell, President. Geo, D. Barton, Secretary. i i Maple Grove Murmurings. and Rosa Kclso are visiting relatives in Lucas county. Tolbert, of Perry, was with township frienJs last week. Phillips and wife, of Perry, visited in this neighborhood Sunday last. Lt'onie Tolhert is calling on her many friends in this vicinity before going to Indiana to attend sch'ool. firm formerly known as Scrib- bler s being dump- ed out of a w.tgon head first last Satur- day in Perry. I Lisle lus struck a honnnrn in the way of an artesian well, (or mlli- eran artificial) whic'i he think; nil) quench the thirst of one cow whin properly unrter control. SCKinitLEH. Linden Lights. .hie Huberts is on the sick Tnax his gone to his l.ithei's to make cider. carpct-r.ig sewing at Mr. Mori is Campbell's on Wednesday. Cora M. Johnson started Mon- da-- UK ruing for the Adel formal. a water-melon festival at Mr. J. Thornburg's Saturday even- ing. LETTBB LIST. List of letters remaining unculled for in the Post Oflice at Perry for the week ending Aug. 13th, 1887 Eaton T A Gidons John W Sevmour Mr H Spencer Charles Persons calling for any of the above letters will please say give date this list. U. C. M. Sale of the Peoples Herd. On Wednesday, August 24th, 1887, will be sold, the direction of the creditors ot L. W. Son, at the iisk farm, in Peoples township, Boone county, Iowa, the entire heid of breed- ing Shorthorns, headed by the pure Hates bull, lloyal Duke of Bloomtield 44S74, supposed 10 be the only surviving s.011 of the truly wonderful 14tb Duke of 1 bomdale 8031. lloyal Duke of Uloooi- proved a grandly profitable t.iie, moulding his calves with great uniformity, even in a herd of promiscu- ous Shorthorn cows. His calves have often taken first ribbons in strongly contested rings, and because they have failed at other times has been mainly for the tv-ant of care and attention. The bull is now at an advanced age, but his remuikable success as a sire remains with him and he still promises great advantages to Borne enterprising pur- chHsei. The females of the herd in- clude the cream of great Shorthorn cen- ters, notably Wild Eyes Duchess 8th, the highest priced cow sold atH. F. JJrown's sale at Minneso- ta, bringing the sum of This cow sold at the flat Creek sale in Kentucky as a four-year-old for nearly the same amount, and her noted ances- tors have contlnuplly brought large prices to their owners. It is one of the leading families nmong the Bates Short- horns, and its members were the most numerous in Mr. Bates' herd at the time of his death in 1850. Peri Duchess 4th is another cow that claims great re- spect from leading breeders. Her whole tribe has a habit ot staying in good com- Eany, and her own past record as a reeder will commend her to good quarters in the future. There are also Fidget's Oxfords (Bates Frantic by 4th Duke of York Plumwood Duch- ess 15th, Bates Filbert tribe; Constance, Blooms, Hopeless. L'rincess and J. Princess; Vellum, Young Mary, Young Phj lis, Among the heavy milking strains are decendants of Imp, Lily, L'ansy. Arabella, lanthe. Ilelina, White Rose- and many others, selected with a view to do service as breeders. The rattle are on short pasture, and will so remain till the day of sale. Many are heavy milkers and are quite thin in condition. A Innro portion are in calf to Rojal Duke of B'oomfleld, of which mention la made in catalogue. Cata- logues mav he had by addressing J.I. McKarland. Hoone. Iowa, or W. Collard, Des Monies. Remember the date. August 24th, and attend the sale. The State Fair. If your Note or Account with us is due, please call and settle it in lull, on or before August 20th. As at that time we want to go East for goods, and will need our money. Now this is no demand for money, but mearly a gentle request which we hope will be respected. FRIEND BEATON. PERRY, IOWA, JULY 1887. THOS. J. GILBERT, DEALER IN Many changes have been made in the premium list of the State Fair in inter- est of exhibitors. Liberal premiums are offered in every department. Hors- es, speed, S4.110; cattle, S'i.115; hogs, sheep, S7GO; poultry, stock, oO silver medals; grain, seed and vegetables, pan- try and kitchen. apiary. S177; iruits and flowers. S732; natural history, children's department, S378; mechani- cal and lino arts, On the grounds Sunday afternoon at three o'clock, divine services. The ser- mon by the elociuent divine, Rev. J. P. Newman, of Washington City, C. Monday morning, opening exercises of the Fair. Tuesday and Wednesday, soldiers' day. Soldiers are admitted free upon ticket recuived from tl.eir County Auditor. County Auditors will make their application to Gen. W. L. Alexander, of Dea Moines, for such tickets. Tuesday is also children's day. All under twelve years of age admitted free. Parents give your children a hap- py holiday. Fine, shady camping grounds, with plenty of watei. Bring your tents and camp. Tent space for camping purposes free to all. (Jrand buildings, amphitheatre, barns and pens, and water in abundance. The finest half-mile track in the west. Char- iot races and speed trials each after- noon. Iowa railways will carry passen- gers forono fare the round trip. Freight full rates going to Fair, returned free on certificate of Secretary. Trains and street cars run to the grounds every few moments. A cordial invitation is ex- tended to all to come and share in the pleasures and profits of this great State Fair. The citizens of Des Moines will open their houses to both visitors and exhibitors, assuring the stranger comes with good motives a liberal hos- pitality without extortionate charges. For premium lists and information, address Jorra R. SHAFFER, Secretary. Hardware, Stoves, Tinware Mechanic's and Farming Tools, Iron and Wood Pomps, Sherwin Williams' Paints, Gasoline Stoves. TIN WORK A SPECIALTY. East Side of Second Street, PERRY, IOWA SOMETHING NEW HANDY AND DURABLE that has evei been iuvinted. I Keep a Good Assortment of Heavy Team and Ligbt Boggy Harness, SADDLES, BRIDLES, Repairing L'romptly done. Call and see me before bn> ing. W. L. WARREN. Two Doous MOUTH I'OST-OKFICE. MEDICINES. A. E. WILLIS, H1ALHC IN Drugs and Medicines TOILET ARTICLES, Etc. NORTH BIDE THIANGLE, PERRY, IOWA. .NFW SPA PERI .NFWSPAPERf ;