Webster City Tribune, February 16, 1900

Webster City Tribune

February 16, 1900

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Webster City Tribune (Newspaper) - February 16, 1900, Webster City, Iowa VOLUME XT WEBSTER HAMILTON 34 BUSHED BT Millarf Busby shipped in thirty head a ilne draft horses from the He will buy enough complete the two car loads ship them to Chicago next Quite a brutal dog fight took place Second street yesterday after noon between Dewey Anderson and a common cur without a distin guished The dogs were ated by bystanders who used a heavy upon Dewey with telling A young lady from Williams came to attend the Catholic fair the first promising to return the But for some reason she decided to remain over another which she The people in home town became and a young man drove over with whom she The members of German Lutheran assembled Tuesday evening their Mies Julia the home of her parents on Bank to assist hsr in the celebration of her thir teenth She had not known of their intentions so wad taken completely by Tho guests presented Julia with a handsome gold bracelet Joseph the as the result of a fifty cent in the has sold his resi dence in the east part of the city to and will remove in the near future to with a view of getting into Joes oldtime friends in this coilnty will wish him prosperity and good luck in his new One of the large realty transactions of the past wetk was the sale of 370 acres of Webster county land by Coates to Robert Ritchey of The land Dayton in the southeast parfof the and was sold for or nearly 860 per The price paid is indicative of the Use Salt on the Some of the cement side walks of the city are in a dangerous Bnow and frost have gathered until people passing must be continually on their guard or they will lose their This can be prevented by sprinkling a little coarse salt upon the The salt melts the snow and ice and leaves the walk in such condi tion that shoes will not It is worth it may prevent serious Will Change of the Variety has leased the Hunter All Provisions Command Ex travagant EGOS NINE DOLLARS A building now occupied by the Bruns wick Chop House and will remove his stock to that location about the first splendid worth of farm land in Web ster Dodge Three burly tramps were given lodging in the city jail Tuesday eve and Marshal Ostrander decided that they must do sotne work to pny for their He took them out and gave each a shovel and told them that they must shovel They complied with the but it is safe to say they will give Webster City a wide berth in the The Fort IJoilge District commission of the Twentieth Century movement in Northwest Iowa conference will meet at the Methodist church Wednes day at 1U to plan work for the will be In the eveninga platform meeting will be addressed by of Webster on Christianity at the Gates of the Twentieth Eagle Grove The sayiug of the old settler that this winter up to February first has been much like the one of which nded up with severe cold weather coring February and is prov en to bo quite and the people bein to realize that an Iowa winter ifi tatty sure to bring more or less even though the earlypart Of the present winter was of Siegle expects to greatly increase his stock and will re christen his place and call it the Wholesale Price proprietor of the expects to sell his fixtures and will return to his former home in Story Wilke Denies the It has been rumored town during the past few days that a new savings bank was to be organized in Webster City and that Wilke was the moving spirit in the proposed new A representative of the FreemanTribune called on Wilke yesterday to ascertain the truth or falsity of the Wilke said there was nothing in it and thought the report grew out of the fact that he was going to put a safe and vault his building for the use of himself and The bank story is the invention of the Must Applaud to Keep Paderewski means just what he When he says that the sun must rise in the his manager must issue an order to old If the manager does not do Paddys the great Polish pianist will sitdown in a chair and I wont I wont I wont Tuesday night when Paderew ski came into the capacious auditor ium the huge building was nicely The big house is heated by the fan The fans made a slight noise and Paderewski immed lately issued an order that the fans must be It was explained to the famous musi cian that in the event of the fans being stopped the building could not not be heated and the audience woulc Let them was the only auswer Paderewski The many people who attended the Auditorium Tuesday eveningcan prob ably figure out the reason the building was so It was simply a case of stopping the fans or stoppingthe It may be that the Polish gentleman figtired that after each number the audience would have to applaud good and strong iu order to keep Des Moines Daily French Successfully Engages the correspondent of tbe associated press who escaped rom Ladysmith per Durban the sends a dispatch written be ore his escape in which he says that since the early part of the week ending the 10th all has been quiet at Lady The Boer laager on the north of Spion Kop could be plainly It was larger than before and was evidence that the Boers still hold their There was keen disap pointment felt in Ladysmith at Bullers failure to relieve the The Health in the city was better than could be The fever and dysentry had entirely The dispatch adds that the scarcity of veg etables is very tryingto the Eggs are 36 shillings or S9 per Small fowls are eighteen six pence or and other provis ions are in Waterman Says of has declined the position on the board of control tendered him by Since Rood was so summarily turned down by the senate the gov ernor is experiencing considerable difficulty in getting a man to accept the Injured in During the past few days a number of people have been quite severely in jured by falling on the slippery Fenton is laid up with a sprained ankle caused from a fall of this and for about a week Miss Mabel Joy has been confined to her home from having an injured in a A ago Willie the crippled son of fell while at school and has not yet fully recovered from the injury There is con siderable alarm at Naauwpoort owing to a report that a Boer force occupied a position on a hill eight miles oil that tremen dous satisfaction is displayed here at the successes of Roberts and French in South those in a position to know regard the news as reassuring rather than as accomplish ing the relief of A careful study of the wording of Gen Roberts dispatch leads the beliefthat the act ual relief of that city is still a matter of THE METHODIST Riel Orange Free in command of Cop latry Division left Modder River Sun day for Rombam with a strong force of horse and artillery where the entire division The next day French made a rapid march to j Kiel River where a party of Boers contested passage at Dekiel and Wat erfall After GOIBO hours of shelling French drove the Hoers away and crossed the Tuesday the column continued the inarch to Klys and Romdnpl Drifts on the Modder river where engagements again The lioers leaving five laagers in the hands of the besides a great quantity of cattle and The lirilish fatal ities were unusujy mjia and of will gh his closing lectures and en BB follows Sunday eve at the Christian At heiii occupy the pulpit of the Congregatflal Voluntary collections vin De taken after each C Monday night the pro fessor will at the Christian church bis last enterinment in this posed of perfCpance of Mohammedan with mng and stere optican views Arabic Ad a Reserved seats 5 cents The state boaty health says the Boone Republicai to whom was re ferred a report peculiar disease which has been the people of report disease isvario a mild form the 8maU The board advises physicians of Boone that a should be maintained there visitors from Eraser and that geiii vaccination should be resorted advice is given because of the ft that so many people have been convntly visiting between tbe two many have no doubt already beenAp0geli Bnd that more arc likely to Womans Cardinal Gibbons is rather severe in his denunciation of the new as the reformers choose to call them In a sermon at Baltimore a few Sundays ago lie said 1 regard womans rights women and society leaders in the higher walks of life as the worst enemies of the female They rob women of all that is amiable and tender and attractive they rob her of her innate grace of and give her noth ing in return but masculine boldness and brazen They are habit ually preaching about womans rights and and have not a word to say about her duties and responsi They withdraw her from those sacred obligations which properly be long to her sex and fill her with ambi tion to assumptione for which neither God nor nature ever Un der the influence of such teachers we find especially in higher cir neglecting her household duties gadding never at peace unless she is In perpetual never at ease unless she is iu a state of morbid She never feels at home except when she is When she is at home the home is irksome to She chafes and frets under the re straint and responsibility of domestic Her heart is It is ex in in some social triumph or reveling in some scene ol gaiety and Her atUicted husband comes home to find it empty or occupied by a woman whose heart is void of affection for She is ill at ease thence arises quar and the last act in the drama is often I speak the sober truth when I affirm that for the wrecka of families Taylor this afternoon prepared au ap plication for an injunction restraining Heckham from exercisingthe duties of governor and John Two Years Ago On the fifteenth day of in the harbor of oc curred an explosion which was heard around the On that memorable occasion the battleship Maine was blown up and 200 American sailors were ushered into eternity without a moments The result of that explosion was to quicken Americas conscience to the enormous wrong be ingcommitted at her and the in dignation that followed was largely responsible for our war wita Since the destruction of the Maine America has been making interesting history and the full fruition of the good resulting to humanity can never be known to the present The Home Club The ladies of the Home club were responsible for ore of the swellest even ing functions of the at the home Burleson Wednesday even It was in the form of a Valentine party given by the programme com mittee of the and the rooms were beautifully decorated with the club all tbe decorations being in keeping with the The club met at 3 oclock and had a delightful meet in at 6 oclock the hoaorary had been Secretly invited by the put in an After the greetings and surprise an elaborate table dinner was includingall the delica cies of the Valentines of va rious shapes and sentiments were freely bestowed upon the guests and the table decorations were unique and The evening was spent iu social conversation and games and was oue of the most delightful of the Many Listen to The Webster City people who at tended the 1iulerewski concert at Des Moines Tuesday night were fortunate in securing good and enjoyed the recital by this remarkable to the fullest Large delegations were present from all portions of the state and well filled the new Auditor where the recital Amongthose present were Kins lie and of in charge of a delegation of students from Simp A Most Enjoyable Time at Days Home Tuesday The Epworth League kept open house at tbe pastors residence Tues day and it was well it was wide open for the young and came in throngs and thoroughly enjoyed the and Day and the pastors received the while a full com plement of young people saw to it that all enjoyed Refreshments were served and over 150 were accom while some were compelled to leave before the hour set for The evening was passed with a recitation by Pitcher of an original and general conversation that never seemed to The company broke up at 11 oclock and retired with pleasant memories of the happy social as it the growth of that sentiment in church life to which Day has given so much attention since his coming to this The social under the leadership of Miss Grace Bishop and her is to be congrat ulated on the high success of the That Primary Editor FreemanTribune There is evidently so much disap pointment and dissatisfaction with the farce enacted by the county central committee and called primary sys tom that it would seem to your cor respondent only fair to the republicans of Hamilton county to submit the question to them at the socalled June primary for 1 believe the average voter in this coun ty capable of casting an intelligent If the committee were honest in their action and sincere in their pro testations of fairness they will do There is ample time to correct this great mistake of tbe county central Give tbe people a chance to express themselves fairly on this matter and I believe it will bo settled Will the committee do this Yours for fair elections and an Jioneat No Court Judge Whitaker gone to Hamp ton to remain during the balance of the He held a six weeks term of court at that place for Judge BirdsalL and was unable to clear tha docket la that length of so aitWcAtting the grand jury to work Tuesday ha adjourned here until next when the work of the term will com mence in The grand jury working but it it rumored that a number of people have left town tor avoid giving an account of themselves before that Joe Flynn Tuesday evening Joe with comedy company appeared at the opera their play being Hogans The audience was Al though the plot of the play is light it seemed to suit the people and all ap peared well pleased with the performs The dancing was first with his songs and jokes was called back again and His makeup was unique and and the spectators did not tire of his Taken altogether the show is a splendid Death of Margaret Margaret residing in Park addition with her Henry died Tuesday afternoon from ailments attending old Yoost was born in eighty one years ago and for sixtytwo years has lived in the United For thirty years she has been rooitlent of the loot two years of which were spent iu Webster Her husband was killed by a train on the railroad at years Two sons are left to mourn her Henry of this and William of Clark The funeral will be hed Sunday after noon at from the German services being held at the resi dence at 2 in our country woman has a large share j of the Castlcman iroin acting as Adjutant tlie circuit court of the United Judge Taft this afternoon denied the mo tion for a preliminary injunction in ooth of the cases from After citing the showing that the federal court had no jurisdiction in such Judge Taft reviewed the Goebel election law and pronounced it the most infamous statute that had ever come before the attention of a He denounced in very violent terms the conditions that have existed in and that are cited in the bill of But ho held that it was merely a matter of law with the notwith standing the outrages that are alleged in the undisputed statement of the facts of the While the court held that no injunction would issue under these yet it also held that after the cases had been heard in the state courts they could get in on error for review in the United States supreme house and senate met today and adjourned until Theatatecanvassing board has taken up the cases of the minor olllcers on the state com mencing its investigations this morn High Water Stops in Fitchburg and vicinity from heavy rains on Monday and Tuesday resulted in damage to many mills and prevent their son During the afternoon some of the Webster City young ladies called at the capitol and were hand somely entertained by Representative who spared no pains to make their legislative visit a pleasant In Tuesdays list of those attending the concert from Ralph Gerbers name was inadvertently The total receipts of the concert were over of which 1aderewski received the lowest figure at which he will appear iu Boys in More A few days ago mention was made iu these columns of the acts of mali cious boys who entered the home of east of the where they stole all the brass fixtures that could bo The same youths have also been in Beightols shop un less appearances are On entering his shop recently lleigh tol went to the boiler Here he found that an entrance had been forc and on investigating further found that considerable havoc had been wrought on the All the brass fittings had been broken with the exception of an oil and this was marred by being pounded with some heavy instrument which the boys had used in their efforts to get Although the pieces taken are not particularly valuable it is the man ner in which they were taken that will cause as it will neces sary to drill holes for new These boys are becoming entirely too brazen and unruly and should be dealt with in a manner which they will not for An Aged Lady Sousana Spencer Blackburn died at her home in this city at oclock yesterday For a consider able length of time her health had been poorly and recently she had an attack of She seemed to recover from and was apparent ly as well as she had been before the Saturday she was taken much worse and the decline was rapid until the Deceased was born in Bed ford and at the time of her death was eightythree years of An aged with one of Bur and one IV of this are left to mourn the loss of a kiud and devoted wife and inot The funeral was held this afternoon at The remains wen taken to for inter Laboring Mens CoOperative Life GREAT Washingtons Birthday and son Hoyts Next Immense Special Five Hours Cash Sale of Toilet These two great nveins come on the same February do not know the time of the day Georgo was but we do know our saiVbegins at 1 oclock and lasts until li 11 Washington have reduced his household expenses to what the people do who attend these mammoth he would n i in liappieM man on Call and our goods and get as laci of keeps us from only quoting a few of the many bargains we to uar clearing sale of Crock Toilet ilass nire represents many superb as we must make room for our New Century stuck daily up lr pretty as we giveJ3 per discount from regular for heavy 15c lie up for pretty Cttspidores tip for pretty With ut we give off mi all lamps you will lio sorry li you dont buy up for nice Wash Howl and ami ou JO por cent discount oir We have received the New Century shapes ami The members of the Laboring Mens CoOperative Life Association held their annual meeting at the ollice of the association iu this city of Cherokee and of were added to the board of directors and the following otlicers were elected Presi John lltuid Watson De It was decided to establish a reserve fund by turning 50 per cent of policies paid in less than one year after issu ing into such and per cent of those paid in the second This feature does not affect present mem bers of the It wus also de cided to remuve the headquarters to Sioux City but the change in location will not be made until the latter part of the present The association has been favored with a good business from the and has been very for tunate in the selection of officers who have the confidence and respect of their business It will be with regret that the people of Webster City learn of the determination of the association to remove its headquarters from this we can asbure the people of Sioux City that the officers of the Laboring Mens CoOperative Asso ciation are gentlemen worthy of con fidence und anil are reliable and trustworthy business The association decided to remove to Sioux City because that is the most central location of tbe territory from which its business and because special were offered by leading business men of the 21 j 7 1C ue will give any Toilet Set in i a new line of percent discount on all Decorated iinring this Sweeping reductions on Uramilated Duriug W IDS tnl tpiclul sale pur package for Dust at tills can for Lewis or Dees Lye at this Cash bar ID bars J5e Lenox or While Kussiau 1 Soap during Cut Price Cash per pound for Ilest Japau TIKI during i ash C 1 nA sack for famous and original Sleepy Cream Flour at Special Cash Per sack for Sleepy CioUl VHC taieut for Five Hours per sack for Sleepy Kye Chief Flour at Cash r ir for Fresh ilnger Oyster DC ID crackers and Soda crackers at ovir cm Irice Cash e Iu for ood Irunes during this IU for rnncy California Poaches at 1UC ID ibis Special can Best Webster City Sweet Coru dur mis Klvii Hours 71 can for Fancy Faultless Tomatoes at this jC special Sale eau tor Karly Jtinn 1eas at Cut Price C e per pound for CJood White Hlce during DC Cash for lliciiu Choice Hurl big Thursdays cm price cash sale can 1 Aror lllu loz Choice California 1 iC Yellow Crawford at Thuro can Kvaporated Pie fruit is These dried iruits are u big at Thursdays cut price cash ilays cut price cash I OP llu York iiile at for gallon cau Fancy Thursdays cut price cash sale per sal for 1 gal can Fancy Drip Table lit Thursdays cut price cash sale or sacks pure New York or Iowa Huekwheat Thurs ilays cut price cash sack lir haso Sanborus Hulk IUC Kuasted All grades of lulu famous cotfee reduced J cents per pound from regular price during Thursdays out cash sale at Ib Prrr To each cash purchaser of or more riCC we will give u pretty and Uoeful pres Plenty of help employed to accommo date lio sure to attendthis special Cut Price Cash Sale on Thursday from 1 to tl Plume WON i Webster ;