Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Steamboat Rock Echo (Newspaper) - July 8, 1897, Steamboat Rock, Iowa Ij M T S V rHT H V v r 1I DEVOTE TO THE WELFARE AND INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE OF STEAMBOAT ROCK AND STEAMBOAT JULY NUMBEK THB BCHO THAT BLOWETH NOT HIS OWN VERILY ORM SHALL NOT BE DITED BY SPECIAL DIRECTORY HENRY Insurance CQtICCtillK Wills nml Qottoral Coi Justice ol tho ALLEN HI ISfAORANTaMCONFECTIONARY Meals at all ARNESS SHOP ationjj ard a close st all Jrnere toiva icarly good fine more i other acres rove river rude ited ited ted tav goods at living i Repairing clone on short Herm Lehmann ir all kinds Builders foU on the Old CLAY TOWNSHIP OFFICERS iBinryLulken Justice of tlin Peace I iibert Leveiion J usilce or tlie Pence ISDellaan A A Jaspers jrLultcen urner SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC Gormiina iime A Rciircsonhitlvc of SuccosHfiil Sor initii IliMlncmr The German Sunday school held their picnic July in Lathiops under the beautiful shade trees on the bank the Iowa They all enjoyed it very much and a nice program was carried The young folks left the grounds at 8 oclock and took the train for from whence they returned at 6 oclock Sunday and they all looked as if they hud celebrated the PranKCarpemei Jrank DeWrofT f S Wlckliam ITiosEGearliart Henry dealer in vehicles and farm is a good representative of that thrifty class of Germans who make success crown their ellorts in their adopted Potgeter came to this country sixteen years working the first season for 81 50 per day in the Pullman car He is a man of good and the following year took charge of a German school near His recognized ability as a teacher called him to other and for several years he had charge of th6 German school in connection with the Holland church west of Here he was Soon thereafter he located Steamboat and en gaged in the grain From a small beginning he has added more extensive improvements and now his business not only makes him a living but he is enabled to further improve his properity and lay by something for a rainy Potgeter is recognized as a man of in favor of sound money and careful administration of the affairs of the s very Marks is able to he out Joe Wertz is slowly Quite a number from here celebrated at Finster began harvesting his rye Best Minnesota patent flour at per sack at Walter tf Tyaden and sister ol visited here a few days School report cards at THE HERALD office 1 cent each SI per Eunies of the i Responsibility Yoyr Business Cashier 5 POTGETER Binding Twine Osborne Hay Bring me your Make No Common The Place to get the Best Meat for the Least Money Is at THE S AMDs HA GOOD ROADS COMING A Widespread Discussion Has Shown tbe Pressing Need of Highway Improve From All Walks of Life Have Enlisted In the no in the minds of those who have studied tho signs of the times that an era of road improve ment has dawned on this Con tinued agitation has awakened the peo ple to tho necessity of action The Ce dar Rapids Gazette tells the story of progress in a conversation between an old editor and a said old who has been in the harness for nearly 40 I see signs which indicate the certain approach of an era of good and I look upon it as one of the best signs of the T infer that you think it high time for such an remarked a farmer subscriber who had dropped in for a lit tle financial I surely In I cant find even the shadow of an excuse for any more delay in its journey our I only wonder why when advances are jeing made in many other some of which are of little importance compared with the roads over which many millions must pass each that he day of practical planning for better roads did begin several decades May I ask what it is that gives you encouragement that there is approach ing a revolution in the matter of roads asked the adding that he was aware that good roads mean more to me and my brother farmers than to any other and that he was anxious to see the work go prac tical agitation that is going on in every the ministers are preaching about educators are lectur ing on the the at least all are and they are or gauized in nearly all the are awakening to its importance to their purses and if of the institutes have passed without more time being given to good road agitation than to al most any other The question has been taken up in one way or another in 20 different legis and the discussion on the vari ous measures touching better roads has been the papers quoting more or less from the bills and the Debating societies in thou sands of schools have discussed the gooc question Hundreds of thousand MM t Wapt tlie Earth BMt we tlo want you to Know that is still in the lead and intends to Keep Package 14 c Lily Gloss starch 5C Black and white striped shirts 450 See our 5 and 10 cent glassware Steamboat Line to CITY For the CHICAGO IHH Turner fWCCable BOARD OK I Geoige Pish I Dw Turner htosEGearhmt IWGreenleaf lASRoot I south norcli Bout li norm STEAMBOAT Preacblnsr services every as announced from ndir 1clUK n est a student fjom Ames is spending his vacation at Misses Gertie and Orpha Gearhart drove to Union returning Miss Ethel Finster gave an ice cream party to some of her young friends Saturday Aither Neessen and his sister Mary drove up from Lawn Fridav to spend the 3d Bilers came down from to visit with her parents a few Frerick and took the train and returned Sunday on Otto Last is prepared to give his best girl a ride in his new top which BROWJ x antf Me for Ice Every Saturday CHAHPION GERMAN af nPJf C K every other flOODJIKN OP TDK he bought of Miss Stella Hartman visited with relatives and friends here Saturday and returning to Webster Bob while returning from El dora Saturday in some way up set his breaking it No one Everything quiet here the Tim Germans held a picnic at our beautiful picnic across the river Frank Sterns entertained a number of young friends at his home Friday Refreshments were and highly enjoyed by Luiken Is agent for the old re liable Oskaloosa steam and sends his basket every re turning All work Our school house doors closed during but that did not seem to keep out the for a swarm of bees took possession of the Saturday morning at 4 oclock our people were awakened from their slumber by the firing of Eldora and Steamboat Rock Were firing and saluting the nations Hal Frank Cartwnght and Harvesters and DEERE PATTEE eSTrijST have miked irore v r or less on tbe same rioual oreau knovyn as the zation of wheelmen SWVtf RAILWAY P T A Hammock Coal and RESUW OF NAKHOW CFrom Good League of American Wheelmen whose I is fust climb g to the has done a st amount of work in making richt ubho We must not forget that among these leeimeu are thousands of farmers and eir sous mer manufacturers workmenmen from all walks of lifeas good people ns we public spirited pushing whoso power is beiuff felt more and more in many laudable Iugod to look with suspicion upon their I do so no longer for tllem fotnkeupBny work that did not mean more for others than it did for I must not foigct my own prof es on M i cnn k au change which there not mergence to the good road subject just clipped fiom publication The edito was talking about a pioposed piece of good road be twowesteiu cities Steamboat Rock Best Flour on Screenings 25c a BENSON Look at n widely cuculated TURNER SWYTER And Watchmaker IOWA J effect on ana atter M NOIITD in others from here who are working on the Iowa Central ditching machine came home Saturday to spend the Fourth among They returned who is working on the Turner had the misfortune to fall from the a distance of about nine He com plained of his back at but was able to Will be at Chriutianb store every two weeks and will attend to all business coming in his He will attend to repairing jewelry clocks and Work left at Christians store will be promptly attended Come mid see tween wowesteiu cities closing paiagraph is wmthy of close study aud is as follows But these loads cannot all be built in one year The county board should layout a plan for road implement covering number of yeais A given number of miles might be allotted to be completed each All parts of the county might be and m time a system of roads would be built that would be a credit to the county and a saving to the Perhaps AVING NO office care of I can now wait on all customers and in vite all to WALTER WantedrAn Idea the always have good we might see somethmg substautml Here is n paragraph from a Minne sota paper that attributes the failure of tour merchants m March to bad ro weie so bad that collections be my piofes The i V T SACRIFICE Future Comfort for present seenung but BUY the Sewmg Machine with an established reputation that guarantees you long and satisfactory service ITS BEAUTIFULLY FIGURED DURABLE FINE MECHANICAL S coupled with the Finest Set of Steel makes it the MOST DESIRABLE MACHINE SN THE Innfare t i not y g jTic
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.