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   Pocahontas Democrat  (Newspaper) - September 12, 1907, Pocahontas, Iowa                                 f,,«. _ Y", •)., Y«,  VOLUME VII.  Sevite Hill ami Wind Itorm.  The storm whloh passed oVer this county last Saturday, seems^ to have been penerü bv«r a large part of -the state, varying In looaliiles as to «seventy. Considerable hail fell Id this Immediate vicinity, but northeast of town two or three :ra'lles corn ! was preity badly stripped and stacks were damaged to a considerable amount; It is reported that west of, Havolook hail done a great deal of damage, but the worst reports come from the south part Of the county". Starting in the vicinity of Rusk, the hall followed a course southeast toward Manson, do-iD¡í the! isands of dollars worth of tluinage. Peter lîrie, residing on section 12, in Colfax township was in town Monday, and says that twenty-four window lights were broken out for hlin, all the plums and apples were stripped from the trees, chickens and duelta were billed wliere unable to Ket into shelter, the corn fields resemble broom sticks standing with the ears sticking on and in many instances the husks wei^e stripped from the ears. His millet was , pounded into the ground and some cattle were cut so that they bled> : He says some of the liail stones were as large'and of about the sKope of a large silver watch case, with Irregular and sharp edges and on One of his buildings which had last yeai" a new shingle roof put on, the shingles were badly split and knocked oiï and àli-ubberold roof was all cut to piecçs.; The storm at that place was about two miles wide and extended f^om the north\»e3t to the southeast toward Manson. J ames McAlpln of Bellville "township is reported to have received a scalp wound from à hail stone, which nearly knocked hini senseless. ■ '  At some localities in the state the storm took on the form of a tornado and at Valley Junction, did thousands of dollars worth of damage to \5ulld-ings, Ingersoll Park, half way between Valley Juuctlon and Des Moldes, being struck quite sèAierely, many of the buildings, and amusement features being almost totally wreclfed. . . ' - •  PLOVeR  Cool-nights for corn. VouHl your money's worth-if you trade tn' Plo'vei»,  A number of farmers' are loosing their hogs with cholera. "  Dr. Wallace was a passenger to Ft. Dodge, Monday on business.  W, O, Brovyn and wife have returned from their trip to Llvermore.  Sam Severstom has gone to Mitchr LeU, South Dakota, to vlBjt relatives,:  Louie Brodsky, Jr. has rented the I John Potter farm near Havelock for . next year.  Geo. Brodsky has been visiting i with his brother Prank in Lee county |the past ïveek. "  Henry Hilton has returned from I week's visit in South Dakota, looking |over the country, '  Mrs. J. B. Nuiiemakej- is in Indi-lanola this week, visiting her mother J and other relatives.'  H. Fitzgerald and family returned ¡Monday from a short visit at theGar-|look cottage on Lake Okoboji.  P. J. Shaw has been quite busy tttfe past few days assessing damage done by the hail storm of Saturday.  Will Postín and family are enjoy ^ng a visit this week from a sister vho lives In the south part of the  Miss Sadie Hurd arrived here Wednesday" from«Everly, Iowa, jto visit old friends and take in the car-aival. ' .  Parradee and Meredith have ^one I Clay county with their threshing putfil where they have a largo job of Ihreshing.  Mrs. John Watkins and two sons jfho were vlaltingr friends in PJover 'eturned;Saturday to their home at SreeflvUle,  Mrs. RedQeld of Kankakee, 111 inols, 1 here this week yisitidg her brother D. Hollenbeok and family south-fcast.of town.  Pat S^jaughneasy returned'Monday, rom Dona, Iowa, where ho spent; a Bw days with his two children and |ther relatives, -  S. E. Efeathman left last week to |l8lt his dauehter Mrs. W. E. Chlnn Bd family, who now live at West-3ok, Mfnoeaota. ^A. O, Oarlook, wife and daughter Has Agnes, arrived home Wednes-ay from the lakes, where they have en Spend tuff the summer. fMr, and Mrs. Geo. Plrle v?ere. at oi't Dodgei thoflral of the week, con alUog a specialist' regarding hçr 9,aJth. Mr. • PJrie returned homo nesday. >  The Plover second ball team or kid team were defeated at the Mallard carnival Tuesday In « Warm game. Boorô 2 to 3. Mallard had several of their ûrst team who played.  The ball game between Roltfe anà Plover was won by the former, score 0 to i), 'As this was a practice game, neither side did. their best but furnished lots of amusement for the large crowd that had gathered.  Rev. R. C. Haskel left last week fcr Slffona, Iowa, to^ help celebrate the' 50th anniversary of that church. He was pastor there two years.' He leaves from there for Germania, where he will attend the general annual Presbytery which meets there.  A heavy hail storm visited this section of the county Saturday, whloh is said to be the heaviest in years. Much damage was done south and west of Plover to the corn, completely stripping it In places, l^lover being on the outer edge of the storm little damage was done here,  The Plover fans went to Mallard, Tuesday, and won an easy victory froin the champion.team of Palo Alto couutyi "Great Ook," which is . composed of the best players of several towns. Thescore was 3 to5. Thompson and Cave . were batteries for Plover and Love and O'Brien for Great Oak,"  ' Secure; a County Map  The Democrat hora,secured a quantity of county maps which we will give to subscribers on the following conditions; To new subscribers who pay one year in advance and to old subscribers who pay up arrearagés to date and one year in advance. These maps are thirty-four inches square and show up each farm, the location of the residence• and school ' houses, churches and highways. Everyjfarmer should have one and as the map Is well worth the price of the paper alone it is Certainly a most liberal combina tlon.  POOAHONTAa IOWA, THÜÍ^SMY. SEPTEMBEK; 12, 1907.  ■"■"Ill" ..............' ' V%\i1>iiiiiMiiiimiMiii»i.........  NUMBEK 28  VARIHA SUAP SHOTS  Mr. and Mrs. J. Krebs attended the Manson fair Thursday.  Mrs. A. Lilly and children were in Fonda between trains .Wednesday.  Roy Small and Jake Stelpllug at-tenifed-rtie balf game at "Fonda, Wednesday.  Mr. - and Mrs. Small have -moved into the John Tlvompson building on main street.  Mr, and Mrs, J. Howe returned home Wednesday after attending the wedding of the latter's sister.  Howard Sheridan, who Is working near Haveljok. visited over Sunday' with hjs parents at this place.  The Misses Alice Hauser and Lena Appel left Monday morning for Charles City, where they will enter school. ■  Miss Kathryu Kauten left Wednesday for her home at Oelvveln. Miss ICrie accompanied her as far as Fort Dodge.  Mrs, J, Howell, Mrs. T, Sheridan and daughter Daphne, and Miss Alice Lewis were In Fonda between "trains last Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Welland returned home Monday after visiting friend's and relatives the past two weeks at Dubuque.  IOWA NEWS  Amene County txchange*.  Fondo Times: Quite a ser'ous . ap-cldent happened to one of the fresco-ers at the Catholic church lost Satur» day,evening. Prank Winkelhans fell from a scaffold a distance of sixteen feet, lighting on his side. He was taken to the home of M. J. GrllHn and á docter was called. Upon examination it was found that no bones were broken although he was bruised up prett.v bu'd. Everytbine possible is being done to relieve his suffering at the GriUln home. His father arrived here from Dyersville aid will remain until his son is able to return home with him.  Fonda Journal: The Fonda schools will begin one week from next Mo day, September 16. Arrangements are being made for rooms about town in which to conduct the classes until the new buildinii is linlshed arid ready for occupancy, which is expected to  be about the first of the year____Agent  Swanson informs us that he' sold 2,189 tickets from this station for the-month of August, The local business for the month of August amounted to ,809.27 as against $1,07+. 18 for' the corresponding month last year. This Is a good showing and speaks'^volumes for Mr. Swanson as a rustler  for business____H. P. WeUemeyer,  manager of the Woodford-Wheeler lumber yards here, received a letter, Sunday, from his son who had been with Uncle Sam's marines in Panaraav tatl ng that he had just received orders to report at the navy yard in New York City. He sailed August 24. He stated that he did not know what his mission was, but would get his orders upon arriving in New York. Mr, and Mrs. Wellemeyer are hoping he will be permitted to malee them a visit. -r-,—r !  Gllmore Cltj Globe: P. J. Tishen-banner's cooD of Rhode Island Red chickens compared so favorably with the hundreds of others that were on exhibition at the state fair, that they\ were awarded two first and one second premium...:A change was made Monday in the time-of tiie southbound passenger train. It now leaves this station at 10:14; an hour earlier than formerlv, and now makes connections at Tara, with the Illinois CéntroJ-ttaias-easi^aBd at.iiV)t't Dodge With the M," & St, L, train for Minneapolis. Remember this change if you aré going south on the passenger— W. E. Hayden arrived home Satur' day evening. He hal a very narrow escape from serious injury at Cedar Rapids, where hia, horse dropped dead In the first heat of an exciting race in which there were twelve - starters. He was making it" interesting for thé~leadBrTvhen his horse gavfr a-sud tien plunge and fell dead, and the three horses trailing him drove into the wréck. He was quite badly bruised up but no bones were broken. The animal was one he purchased of C. D. Jackson.  Í  W  I  ' HORTHWEST  There were 237 births In Buena Vlsta county the last year, 131 deaths 126 marriages and 10 divorces.  The enrollment in the Storm Lake, high sciiool is 111. There is a total enrollment in the schools of 478, and a corps of seventeen teachers are required to look after the different departments.  Clarence Henry, employed In the electric light plant at Port Dodge was electrocuted, while changing-a transformer last Saturday. He was 25 years old, single and his home was at Manchester.  The Marathon Republic says one farmer near, there sold 200 barrels ,of apples to one con^lssion firm and has 400 barrels «more to dispose of. At another place nearby hundreds o f bushels are totting on the ground.  Allen P." Knappi- at one time a promlnenti, and well-tordo business mail of Sac City, and later made penailess by unfortunate, investments anff speculation on the board of,trade, died a few days ago. a county charge, at the age of 07. :  Last spring about $500 worth of furs were Stolen from a buildlnK in, Marathon, and recently an arrest was made, when tlie victim confessed, iin-pllcatlng two others. Three young men are now ■owaitlng the . i^ction of the district court, having made a con-iession. Their names are Geo. Anderson, Con Meyers and Ellm Ploreen  Boat Estate; Transfers  These transfers are furnished by Pocahontas Loan and Trust Co., office under the First National Bank J B Kent and wife to, Emma Whitmarsh, Its 10 and 26 auditor's plat sec 4-92-31 w d.. 1000 B L Saum and wife to C A Carlson, It 4 blk 11 of sub div of  out It 4 Laurens, w d----1200  Prank C Jones and wife to John Whitman, 3 acres near sw corner of sw qr of ne qr sec  27-93-34 w d.................. 300  O IC Jones, ' widower, to John Whitman, 2 acres off sw corner of sw qr of ne qr sec 27-93-  24wd........................ 200  N C Nichols and wife to H C Stevens.' noi-th i of It 4. south i of It 5, blk 32, 7th add Fónda, q c d—.................  G H Mick and wife to Edgar Johnson, it 5 blk 1, Starr's 1st add Pocahontas w d. .... W Eli Fowler and wife to Burt Smith, und one-half part of se  -qr sec 14-93-33 w d... .........  HC Stevens and wife to B P Barber, north one-third of It 4 and south one-third of lot 5, blk 32 Fonda w d.... —..... Iowa Savings Loan Associatloia to J Westen Martin, Its 3 and 4, blk 3 Fonda special w d...,., A G Chase and wife to H L Jordan, w.hf its .3 and .4 blk 6,  1st add Rolfe w d............  Lulu Bovce and husband to Lydia È. Wllley, all It 1 except west 10 ft. all of Its 2, 3, 4,5. 6 and 7, Lothian's add Rol o and It-10 of auditor's plaL sec 32-93 31 q c d........  90  6400  1200  noo  A Cure tor Cancer.  Aleona Courier: A wiiman, Mrs Wllhelmina Ludwlg, of Port Jarvls New York, was seriously a cancer on  her.  afflicted by and It was  „ __________ knee,  thought that lier troubles would soon end in death. But recently another opparent attitctlon overtook her. though he poison of the cancer  not doi ? Its work surely and rapidly  enough, a rattle snake bit her on ' -  m  ankle of the altlicied limb, course death was speedily The 1) mb became s wo 1 len  51Í  the Then ' of expected and dis  And SO are we with New Goods and More Goods then ever.  Having just returned fronn the markets we can very strongly recommend our assortments in the different departments.  This is the time of the year to make your purchases and we kindly ask your inspection of our different departtrients.  It is Snap and Style that draw the best trade in any, town large or small.  And it is the Snap and Style we have in all our different departments.  Now is the time to ma\^e your fall purchase while each and every department is complete.  WATCH THIS SPACE NEXT WEEK.  YOURS VERY TRULY,  W. T. White  Pocaliontas,  Io  wa.  Bi:  »  colored as is usual in snake bite cases, but it was noticed that this change-did not extend'above the cancer. The woman did not suffer the usual pain of a person afflicted with snake bite, and the cancer began .to lose-its angry and_malig£ant appearance. The result was that tbe cancer was cured and the woman is now well. Rattle snake poison is a cure for can-, cer. Let the docter take notice.  list of Petit Jurors.  Petit jurors called to appear at 11 o'oloi,k a. m. on the second day of the October^ 1907, tei-m, jvhich begins October 14, 1907. '  G. T. Henderson, Plover, Powhatan;. O. J. Cruikshank, Rolfe, Powhj^ tatì; "  W. U. Bruce, Rolfe, Clinton; C. J. .Hlomberg, Albert City, Marshall;  S. C. Ferrand, Manson, Lizard, Tom Crahan, Palmer, Lizard; Nick Stelpllug, Pocahontas, Grant; J. D. Gates, Fonda, Cedar: T, J, Byrne, Fonda, Cedar; Ernest Cox, Ware, Sherman; John Gesey. Fonda, Cedar; J. P. Bartosh, Pocahontas, Center; W. L. Boyd, Ware, Sherman; James Hronek, Pocahontas, Roosevelt;  N. C. Dahlqulst, Pomeroy, Colfax; J. Di Jackson, Gilmore City, Lake No. 2: ' ,  G. W. Smith, Laurens, Marshall: Ed Johnson, Pomeroy, Colfax; Prank Speer, Hayelock, Sherman; W. J. Walsh, Manson, Lizard; Horace Needbam, Vai-lna, Dover;  H. B. Perrington. Plover, Powhatan;  A. Widle. Palmer, Bellville; Raymond Lilly, Fonda, Dover; Weir Stephenson, Havelock, Washington;  Geo. Ham, Rolfe, Des Moines; Ben Munson, Rolfe, Des Moines; L. R. Wright, Ponda, Cedar; " . Louie Smith, Havelock, : Washington; . „ ■ ; - „ :, Nels Johnson, Laurens, Swan Lake.  ^ Weather-Crop Bulletin. ~  The week was cooler than usual, with normal sunshine aud very lighli. scattered sliowers. The average d'àily deflciency in temperature wàs about 2 degrees. It was a very favorable week for outside work, and the, time was well employed In threshing from shook and stack, harvesting aftermath and prairie hay, and fail plowing. The nl'ibis were unseasonably cool, buit! °re was suilicient waj-mth by day, to promote the ripening of the corn crop, tho the process Is slower than mav be desired In view of-Its belated cOnd Itlon.' The deficiency of ralniail is favorable for coi n, tho more moisture is needed in a oon.<iiderable area. The potato crop is fairly good, àTid the gardenà have been very' produc-  M4-H4HH+«-!  Ill in  A Far Sighted Man  Never puts off till the last minute, things that he knows must be done.' How about your far sighteclness?  Can't you see where you will have to do some fixing up around the platie before long? Some repairs to make that will require some lumber? Then why put it off? Come in and let us figure the cost of stuff you'll need next timé you're in town. But whenever you buy, be- sure and see us. You don't have to go out of your way and it will pay you in dollars and cents to come in. We want your business. : : : :  B RUG E-E D G E R T O N JbUMBER GO.  G/B. LIGHTHALL Manager  -4-4-9H  focaiias Loan & Trusi; CO. i  J. fl. flLLEN, Pres. \ Wm. JlflZLETT, Sec.  C. D. flTRINSON, Treasurer.  J Abstract of Title to all Lands and  Town Lots in Pocahontas County.  Five per cent farm loans. Land bought and sold.  - - POCAHONTAS, IOWA.  I»i 811«111»>11111»111111»t >111»I nIIIII m M n 111  tive.  W. C. Ralston, Pres. T F. McCartan, Cashier. Gko. Schnieders, As-st. Cash  BANK OF POCAHONTAS.  Capital $30.00*0.')0  owa Farm Loans Negotiated. ■ Real Estate Bought and .''old  : ■■ Prompt attention given collectioi a.  HI  .-Vï di.   

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