Waterloo Courier, May 26, 1886

Waterloo Courier

May 26, 1886

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Waterloo Courier, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1886, Waterloo, Iowa VOLUME 2 7NUMBER 50 WATERLOO IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 1S8 WHOM NTJMBEU 1404 WATERLOO COURIER A dispatch passed over the wires yesterday afternoon stating that the olliee of the Homes Jcudtr Imd just been destroyed by fire Tlie chief of police of Chicago has ordered that hereafter no sparring con tests wil be allowed in that city This order was issued becaxise of the com plaints the citizens committee that these exhibitions partook of all the brutality of the prize fight The House Committee on Territories as might be expected decided on Mon day to report adversely upon the ad mission of Dakota asa State If the sturdy yeomanry of that nourishing territory were not so nearly unanimous in their Republican proclivities the ease would be entirely different Jeahne the hrihetaking York city alderman is said to pronounce his name as though soelled Yeanay Evidently there were too many and too few nays on the jury which tried him for him to escape justice lie has gone to Sing Sing where he is serving the State in the laundry de partment of the penitentiary as a warning to the other boodle alder man His companions who have not been apprehended continue to sojourn in Canada Last Thursday John Blanchard formerly editor of the Dubuque began suit against the old limes com pany for He alleges that he owned stock in the Times and that tfie concern was sold to Layton Patterson the present owners without his consent and that the company has refused to pay to him any part of the proceeds of said sale or the salary due him as editor Hence he sues for oOO and interest and claims that the capital stock of the Times company consisted of fiftytwo shares of per share Last M onday Will Shurtleff the act ive repre sentativp of the Northwestern liarb Wire Co closed a contract with the Dnbnque Dakota Ily Co for wire to fence their entire line This is a good sale an d Will is entitled to cred it for getting the contract FKEAKS op played a strange freak at Cedar Falls last Saturday morning Just before seven oclock a storm came up which passed over the town though but little rain fell The lightning however struck the chimney of the Methodist church and ran down on the inside of the building Prom the chimney it jumped to the pulpit platform and ran along ic tearing up a couple of boards At one side of the platform there was a small stand which supported a large bible The lightning struck this stand and tore it to pieces It also struck the bible and tore out all the leaves comprising the book of Xumbers but without otherwise injuring the book A part of this stand was found on the back seat of the church The pastor been in the btiildicg but left it a few moments before it was struck From lltulsun llinsox Jliy 24 SO Editor Bros and Mr George Severance had photographs taken of their stock horses last week Mr and Mrs W F Thompson of Fredericksburt Chickasuw county are visiting relatives and friends in this vicinity Mr and Mrs H A Lanes 3Gth anni versary occurred last Friday May 2ist They had quite a number of tokens of IOVH and esteem from their friends and in the evening the band serenaded them The Cheerful Workers socie ty will give au ice cream and straw berry festival at Mrs W A CottreUs Thursday evening May 27th to which all are cordiallv invited Music by Blackhawk cornet band The sociable held at the U B church by the Ladies Home Missionary Socie ty last Thursday evening was a suc cess There was a large attendance and the ladies are well pleased with the financial result Mr Morgan and sister moved into Mrs Gitims house last week Quite a number from this vicinity will be in attendance at the decoration exercises in your city Hev F E Webber will deliver the oration decoration day at Reinbeek Miss Mattie Gillen has been visiting at Rev Bashors the past week Mrs II A Lane walked to church last Sunday morning a distance of about three blocks for the first time in 15 years A number of our young people and some of the older ones attended the May party at lleinbeck last Wednes day evening Mr II A Lane and J S HUde brand were at Reinbeek one evening last week assisting in singing prepara tory for services Childrens day Mrs B Flemmings mother Mrs Ivelley is very sick Will Sherrctt of Keinbeck is in town and has been for the past two weeks handling lots of oats We understand that Mr J II Knost rnau will remain here for the present We are glad to hear it and hope it is a fact News was received here that Mr Geo Robinson who lived on the Grtin dy line and moved to Kansas this spring in company with his mother sister and two brothers committed suicide on May 13th Funeral took place on the 15th He took a gun to bed with him and sometime during the night shot himself There has been something over ten thousand bushels of oats shipped from here in the last ten days Rev Bashorfi health is so much im proved that he will not give uu his labor here as he thought to do Mr Morris our present agent at the W I X has been quite sick most of time for the past 10 days Your correspondent Echo from our town made mention of the West Hudson Union Sunday school We were not aware that there was such a school in our town Tom Glenney llockford ill is visiting relatives and friends in this vicinity The champion butter worker Chas Hooper got away with 1800 pounds of butter last Tuesday in 4 hours at W F Browns creamery II D S Special XoUce Those of the sick who desire to take treatment of Dr F C Hillings the Magnetic Physician must surely ap ply on Tuesday June 1st or Tuesday June 8th Those applying on these days can be assured a sntHcieut course of treatment Patients for long courses of treatment cannot be accepted after June 8th Remember oihce at Central House Kurly Settlers Keniiiun A meeting of the board of directors of the Blackhawk County Karly Set tlers Association was hold at C W Mullans olliee last Sa turd ay afternoon After general discussion by those pres ent it was decided to hold the annual reunion and picnic of the association in the west side park in this city on Saturday June 20 It was also thought best to have an address delivered on that occasion and the Secretary was in structed to invite Hon Jed Lake of Independence to be the orator of the day and Rev John Bowman of Cedar Falls to act as chaplain It is design ed to have music and an interesting programme in every particular Fol lowing the exercises there will be a picnic dinner and everyone is invited to come prepared in particular tor this feature of the programme The funeral of the late Dr 1 S Cae sar was held at the 1st Baptist church last Thursday morning and was large ly attended Mr Bingham of Port Hope Ontario father of Mrs Caesar arrived in the city in time for the fu neral Mrs Caesar will return with him and make her home there in fu ture Mrs Dr Mack is in Omaha visit ins with the Fullers and Bert Kim ball Rev II Garton of the 1st liaptisl church of this city recently received an invitation to take charge of the State mission work of the church and on Monday lie received a unanimous call to the pastorate of the 1st Baptist church in Cedar Rapids We regret to say that there is a possibility of his ac cepting the latter Mr Garton has been here twelve years nearly and is one of the most effective pastors to be found any where in the State and wo hope he will remain here BIG Last Wednesday evening a procession of carriages 78 in number came down from Cedar Falls bringing a large number of the citizens of our neighboring city to pay us an evening visit After driving around town about a hundred took sup per at the Irving during which time the band came out and serenaded them Monday evening the Waterloo folks returned the compliment and left here at 7 oclock headed by the band As the procession passed the Irving there were 130 teams and as it left the city there were 140 Several parties had gone ahead however and when the procession reached Cedar Falls there were 100 rigs and about 500 peo ple from this city After driving around the city refreshments were served at the Burr House and after wards some of the young folks held a dance at Markleys hall a string band having been taken from here for that purpose Although the drive was a dusty onevyet everybody seemed to enjoy themselves hugely By an oversight no mention was made of a very pleasant affair which took place at the residence of B D Smith a week ago last Saturday even ing On that evening members of the Presbyterian church to the number of 35 called and after pleasant greetings Rev E X Barrett in behalf of the church presented Miss Lilian Smith with a handsome pair of opera glasses as a slight testimonial of the esteem in which she is held and their appprecia iion of her services as organist of the church On presenting the glasses he advisedher to look through the object glasses towards any object which was not pleasing thereby removing it far from her and through the eyeglasses in contemplating that which is pleas ant and agreeable thus magnifying r and bringing near whatever is good I and lovely in character and life Miss Smith was completely taken by sur prise but responded in a very pleasant l and graceful manner After spending the evening most enjoyably the guests withdrew with many good wishes for their hostess HUDSON ITEMS Miss Jessie Washburn of this place if spending a few days with a lady friend at Washburn There was a large gathering at the TJ B church last Tuesday evening The ladies served ice cream and cake and the band treated the company to music they play well All seemed to enjoy themselves Mr Noah Morgan and his sister Mrs Rheynokls of Washington township are spending a few weeks at this place Mr Morgan is taking treatments of Dr Sheffield and Mrs Rheynolds is taking care of him Miss Alma Sargent who is spending the summer with her sister came home to spend the Sabbath The U B quarterly meeting will be held here next Saturday and Sunday There was a larger attendance at the Y M C A than usual A large attendance greeted Rev Mayuard at Eagle Center last Sabbath ECHO Jos mother of Mrs John Nauman died at the resi dence of her daughter in this city Monday morning and was buried yes terday afternoon She was about 75 years old and was the mother of eleven children eight of whom were present at the funeral her husband also sur vives her The services were conduct ed in German and were largely attend ed Mrs Williams mother of Miss Em ma Williams died last Saturday after noon aged about 7G years of paraly sis The funeral services were held Monday The A II Wilber Madison Square Co are at the opera house all this week This company has played to continued success for more than a year their entertainment last night being the 419th consecutive performance The company is a good one Prices of admission cap the climax for populari ty being 10 and 20 cents Reserved seats at J II Stanleys on the west side and Balliett Welds on the east side without extra charge Programme for the week Wifes Peril Flowers of the For rest or Romany Rye Willow Copse Lynne Bursclar and Josh ua Whiteomb agent of W W Colos big show wits in tlie city lust week and imule arnuigciiicuts for tho of the show here Juno The 1 C Hy folks have received notice that Itaniums show will exhibit at UubuquoSepl 10 and Independence Sept 11 This looks as though they were going to give Waterloo the goby ART call the atten tion of out readers to tho following clipping from the independence Jour nal of last week Mrs Kenyon writes thU slits will bo in Waterloo and hold a picture sale next month before start ing east Tim Journal siiys The art exhibition and reception given at tho studio of Mrs Keuyon last Friday and Saturday was largely attended and afforded a rare treat for those interested in painting Of course a large number of the pieces on exhi bition represented tho work of pupils yet the collection made an attractive appearance one that was a credit to instructor and student Tho work of our homo talent displayed much origi nality artistic taste and considerable skill Many of the pictures doserve special mention but we have not the space to comment The exhibitors and their contributions are ub follows Miss Mamie Palmer Lady Among the Daffodillg Miss Fannio Hale Misty Morning Miss Ida Grenlich plaque of autumn leaves Mrs Aliens worth exhibited several pieces the most prominent being a tropical sketch and a winter scene Mrs C A William two pieces Sunset and a painting of an old castle Miss Laura ilcFar land Noonday Miss Fannie Gear hart a pastel marine view May Clark landscape In the Meadows Mr Tillinghast Autumn Miss Mamie llpsemond charcoal sketch Still Life Mrs Davis oC Waterloo con tributed a number of paintings There were many pictures we have no cata logue of the walls being artistically ar rayed with them Mrs Kenyou placed a number her own paintings on ex hibition one of the finest being a land scape Pleasant Point a scene on the Seneca river and another being a beautiful tropical scene Miss Palmer also gave visitors a view of some hand somely decorated china the work of her own hand The display was a very creditable one and afforded the visitors much pleasure TORTURED BY THE ILLFITTING CLOTHING Worn by their Husbands and Gentleman Friends Now gen U cm on wo say why not please them and your personal appearance by selecting iov Your selves one of the improve THE DECLARATION OF B E ISRAEL MIL ELEGANT Made up in the finest stylo at a price which is very small as compared with tho prices charged by other dealers for goods not ono whit are offering We hear of a merchant not very lav from us how much he makes by buying of us Very likely merchant tailors or bettor than those we boasting of but we dont intend to sell to merchants except by way of accommo dation We dont provide for merchants wo provide for families for persons big and little clubs and all sorts of buyers who are not merchants Of course it is 710110 of our business what becomes of our goods when sold and paid for Still at the OLD STAND W1LERE LABOR AND CAPITAL As well as our time ami energy arc being devoted to make ouvsthe it would be an impertinence to mako it so trade is quite apart from our concern If chooses to buy in disguise that is quite another matter he is welcome enough we wil serve him as well as we can But wholesale shopkeeper In WATERLOO for the sale of Hens Boys and Childrens Notice of Proposed Vacntiou of a Street Notice is licreliy given tlmt fit the regular tneetiiijf of tle city council of the ally of ertoo held Monday evening Muv 24 iSSti the following resolution duly adopted viz lie it resolved bv the city council or the of Waterloo Tlmt at tho reitulnr meeting at said council which will be held on Monday June 14 A D IsSfi at B p in 1t will be deter mined by saw council whether or not that por tion of Main street lying and belli between Water street and the Cedar river on the east side of said river shall be vacated and that the city clerk be nnd is hereby Instructed to cnme to be published In tho corporation papers a notice thereof as provided by Kce 11 Ordinance No U requiringall nersonsinterested therein to appear before said council ut said meeting and show cause any they have why the same should not bo vacated All persons interested will take notice and tovenj themselves accordingly J W RICHARDS City Clerk w aterloo Iowa May 2tj ISBii Dissolution Notice The copartnership heretofore existing be tween tho undersipued ts this day dissolved by mutual consent Frank Lathrop will continue business at th6 old stand Those knowing themselves indebted in any way to the old tlrm will please call at the store and settle their accounts at once as the books must be closed E LAMB Fit A NK LATH HOP Waterloo Town May 7 16SO MENS DEPARTMENT Never so Replete with Durable Goods At Wonderfully Low Prices Economy is wealth is an old adage therefore a medium weight suit of clothing is a good investment and all things being equal should bring a suro return Our counters are loaded with every variety of Hats Gaps and Furnishing Goods We propose to avoid all sensational advertisements that promise to do impossible things but wo adhere strictly to our old principle of advertising nothing but Made of the newest fabrics in all the popular choice is easily made and a correct iifc assured colors A We have No Gay Coloring but Straight Down right TRUTHS Our aim will be to lead Loth in POLICK monday the officers were telephoned to from Tripoli to be on the lookout for a fellow who had robbed a Chickasaw county farmer of about the night before Later in the day policeman Anthony found the fellow in the I C eating house He was on his way to Fonda and when ar rested confessed his guilt Marshal Gipe took him to Chickasaw county yesterday For several days past a gang of men consisting of two white men and two colored brethren have been hanging around the city ostensibly anxious to get a job cleaning vaults The latter part of last week they began to slip out and Monday morning A W Pres ton the boss of the gang slid out to Independence where he had had their outfit hauled The crowd left the Park House in the lurch to the tune of and the Union House about SS From Independence Preston went to Man chester where he was arrested on a dis patch from Marshal Gipe The ofllcer went down and brought him back yes terday The matter was afterwards settled Preston is unquestionably a deadbeat he ciaims to come from Kan sas City anil neighboring cities should look out for htm QUARTERLY 3IEET1NG Ed U B church this place will hold its first quarterly meeting for this year next Saturday and Sunday May 29 and 30 Services Saturday at p m and Sunday at a in 8 p m preaching and Sun day school immediately after Preach ing p in to be followed by sacramental service Rev I K Stnl lon of Gladbrook will officiate We as a church intend to hold our annual revival meeting during the month of September next commenc ing the first Sabbath at p m All Christian workers are invited to come and work Rev R J Parrett of Manchester Ind is expected to lead in the work He is an able evangelist His wiCe and daughters will lead the song services Thousands have been touched and led to Jesus through sing ing II II MAYXARD The annual convention of the W C T U of the Third Congressional Dis trict was held at Manchester May 20th Mrs W H Leavitt having left the State the session was called to order by Miss R A Thompson of Waterloo and Mrs Mary Wheeler was elected President The attendance was large nearly every county in the district be ing represented and the session was very profitable and enjoyable The following officers were elected Presi dent Mrs S J Maxlleld Janesville Vice President Mrs F 15 Doolittle Delhi Secretary Miss R A Thomp son Waterloo The Russians I Occupy Constantinople AND THE 20th CENTURY TO BE PROCLAIMED While waiting for these things to transpire QDELL PINKERTON Are now ready to supply the tarmers of Blackhawk County with the Newest the Best and Latest Improved MACHINES IN EVEHY LINE Be Sure and See Them Before Buying Look Out for Bargains in Twine Headquarters at OLD WIGWAM West Fourth Street Suits for Work for Business and for Dress Goods which are bound to attract the greatest amount attention In fact we propose to knock the bottom all out of fictitiousvalues and show the people that the STATE OF IOWA I Klnckhawfc County js WHEREAS JM SUisher has made application for a permit to buy ami sell Intoxicating liqu ors as provided by Chapter 83 of tho Laws of the 21st GenerU Assembly In the village of Hudson Blnckhnwk township in sftld county and State Now THEREFORE Notice Is hereliy given that said application will come on for hearing before the Hoard of Supervisors oC said coun ty at their next regrilar session to bo begun and held at the Court House in Waterloo the county seat of said county on Monday the 7th day of June A D 18SC Given under my hand and official this itth day of May ISSi DANL W FOOTK HMwl County Auditor IT WILL CERTAINLY BE MONEY SAVED TIME WELL SPENT To Examine Our GOODS ASD PRICES BEFORE BC WE CAN SELI YOH A GOOD SOLID SUIT FOR Actually worth GOODS AND PRICES To sail clear of gaudy show and gingerbread decorations and rather give our customers the full benefit thereof in prices and thereby make Our Success Your Profit Ks88Surely these are facts of importance enough for the careful consideration of an in telligent and discriminating public Honorable and Fair Doalinpr is hc success in business Motto of the ecrct of Fonrth of July A citizens meeting was held in the council rooms last Wednesday evening for the purpose of taking steps towards celebrating July 4th The following committees were appointed L Gilbert J II Les sard M Frank J W Smith Grounds W Edgington C A G E Lichty il 1 Mes singer G 15 Rowell J II Stanley C L Kingsley Frank Smith Oration Reception II Knhns J W Krapfel O C Miller L C Goodwin J E Wyant W II Donley C D Kniffen Mr Young Amusements E L Cox F R Travis 1 J Myers J E Sedgwick J E Bates C W Harvey The committee met last night to further perfect arrangements Remember Mlle Rhea at the opera house May 31st benefitof manager Goodwin Admission ROuTGcand OF WATERLOO GUI M and Glassware Dept Wss never so lurgo aa now nml fa not sur in Northern Iowa We can supply complete outfits n this line on demand Cnlland see it n Hoffman Davis1 Alson fino line of Teu and Coftss lOODS DKMVERED HOFFMAN DAVIS worth FINE WOOL CASS SUIT It would cost you one year ago Our line of WORSTED SUITS Is complete We have the Finest 4Button Cutaway Suit In the City We have a Job Lot of HATS Ranging in price from S1 to You can have your choice for 60 cents i mm mm m mm Will arrive in a day or two We are overstocked on PHIL CLOTUfi HOUSES MOBS LOMICE TRAIN Will Run on Time Regardless of Competition Many a boy has so completely riddled his Winter Clothing that New Clothes are a necessity if he is to be presentable at school We aro able to supply every boy in Waterloo and surrounding country and all parents who try us will be suit ed and will never regret it A boys suit which is stylish and has lots of wear is what is required and this is the place to get it We have all the latest styles of Fancy Pleated and Norfolk Suits for Boys from 4 to 18 years of Age MOTHERS WILL DO WELL TO CALL AND SEE OUR UNEQUALED ASSORTMENT OF GOOD FITTING SHIRTS COMFORTABLE ONDERWEAR IEW EFFECTS II HOSIEEY Unipe Designs in NECKWEAIl verythingHew OUJt INTRODUCTION OF TailorMade Clothing Was a great surprise to the Merchant Tailors who not at first believe we had the courage to buy such would FINE CLOTHINGuntil they lost customer after customer The public has discovered that we are in earnest to fur nish the same Quality Style Fit Shape and Work At a Saving of Fully OneThird in Price That we keep the Childrens Clothim Clips largest assortment Gents Furnishing of Mens Boys and Goods Hats and And Gentlemens Fixings of all Kinds WE WILL GIYE A PREMIUM If we do not sell the same Goods from 30 to 40 Per Cent Less TIIAJV OTIIER Truly we may say that we do better for our customers than any other store in the west HOUSE IN WATERLOO And we will guarantee FACTION you FULL at the SATIS AT THE And will make you prices that no one else can to get rid of some of themu Drop in and see what we have East Side Corner Fourth and Sycamore Streets FETMTEIMKK o NICK FEDEHSPEtL fS E E ISRAEL Manager One Price Clothing House WEST SiDEIWATERLOO BE ;