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   Webster City Tribune (Newspaper) - October 6, 1916, Webster City, Iowa                                WEBSTER CITY AIX THE HAMILTON COUNTY ALL THE fiBVABUSHXD Of WEBSTER OCTOBER r 1 I PROMINENT EDUCAT OR TO BE PRESENT JNJHIS CITY Dean of Education in Wisconsin to be at The Hamilton i County Inspiration al Institute will be held this year on Thursday and 19th and to plans just complet ed ty Thepro gram was completed today and Snow has the great to an that one of the two first educators in will be present and give three lectures during the OShea is dean of education in the University of Wisconsin and ranks with Dean McMurray of Columbia He is by far the biggest man ever secured for an institute In Hamilton county teacher will no doubt he present to take advantage of their unusual All town and country schools will be dis missed upon those two days and the teachers will attend institute upon full The other or all of whom are are as follows Dean Bennett of Highland Park Kelly of Web ster City Miss Anna Shewmaker of Emmetsburg and Miss Maude Fretz ot Fort who will lecture upon primary Dean OShea will lecture on Thurs day morning and afternoon and Fri day at which time the pub lic are cordially invited to hear him in the Lincoln school His subjects will The Traits of Human Trend of the and The Child is Heir of the WELL KNOWN ELLS WORTH OTIZEN DEAD Holden Thompson Dies at Hospital in Nevada Where he had Gone for The funeral of Holden who died Saturday In the hospital at where he had gone for an was held at the family home in Thursday Thompson had been ailing for some time and underwent two sur ical operations during the past The deceased was nearly six y years of age and leaves a wife and three or four children to mourn his Thompson came to Hamilton county fortythree years ago and settled upon a farm near Some twelve years ago he moved in o the town of Ellsworth and had since made that place his Thompson was well known In this city and in the vicinity of Ells where he had resided so County Attorney Burnstedt of this city attended the MERLE MEEKS IS VIGTIMJF ASSAULT Desperate Character Mistakes Him for a Han Whom He Had a Gnidge TAKENJOR HEALTH City Manager Will Probably Flush Streets to Bid Them of Dirt and In view of the fact that the school board are taking such active and thorough measures to prevent an epidemic of infantile paralysis or any other contagion In this by tho disinfecting and fumigation of the city it has been suggest ed that the streets should also be thoroughly washed of dirt and ref Tho Idea la an excellent one and one which many have been wishing for a long Lacking usual flushing equipment for washing the streets it is probable that tho fire hose will be used Instead and all paved streets he thoroughly The hydrants should be opened of ten and the washing of the streets at the same time will kill two birds with one There has been a popular idea that the pres ent construction of sewers In Web ster City would not admit of heavy flushing with which is erron eous as tar as expert examination of the pipes and catch basin can The old style gooseneck pipe is fast being replaced by the newer makf hut either make of pipe will carry off the filth of the street In a heavy rusht of just as In a rain Another popular objection to street flushing has been the one advanced upon the ground that the water would wash out the sand between the bricks upon the streets paved with This has been also ex for In Des Moines and other cities of the state where the street flushing system is in everyday it Is used upon the brick pavement just as often as upon asphalt or con The tlmp will we hope very when an uptodate street flushing outfit will bo purchased for this city and used often upon the city fancy color Freeman Old papers Be per role at the Free manTribune Merle son of and Meeks of this who is re sidingin was the victim of assault a short time ago when desperate character mistook him for another man and gave him a blow on the side of the face and Meeks was sitting at a table in an Omaha restaurant when assault As he bent his head to look at tho menu card the man saw him and not getting a look at him square ly In the mistook him for some one he had a grudge against and de liberately struck The police at once arrested the Meeks njury necessitated his laying off work a short time but he Is all right His mother and wiho went to Omaha Saturday because of the have returned Arvilla Adams returned home Tuesday night from Mason City where she has been nursing her son Walter who the victim of a lightning stroke re Fanshan lives on a farm south of Mason City and was return ing home from a neighbors driving histeam hitched to a hay rack when a storm came was struck by knocking him from the hay rack and setting flre to his The rain was so that the flre was soon ex inflicting small burns only on the mans breast and Terribly frightened by the bolt of the team dragging the unconscious who was entangled in the the remainder of the way When the team reached the members of the family found Fanshan dragging In the his clothes torn to shreds He was taken to the hospital in Mason City where for three days he lay un conscious and since the lightning hit liim he has been totally It was lioped1 this affliction would pass away after a week or but so far there is ho sign of his hearing re Tho patient has re moved from the hospital to his farm home and is now able to walk a lit Fanshan Is about thirtyfour years of age and is the husbandof Adams who was Miss Grace at one Webster Lose Baby Baby the eight day old daughter of and Mose passed away at Mercy nospltal Wednesday The re mains were taken to Chicago the next day for Campaign New lino just FreemanTribune Print CHARITY WORK TO RECEIVE OENEFIT Managers of Three Stores Will Turn Over Proceeds of Style Show to Shipley Oppenbclmer Bermann and Miss Merle who will jointly put on a stylo show on have been compelled to change the place of ex hibition from the Orpheum to the The show will be held as adver on the evening of tho date an nounced and the general admission fee will be ten The charity association of this city have been offered the proceeds of the evening If they will tako charge of tho tick et selling and receive the same at the This Is a good opportun ity for the and and secretary of the are now considering the feasibility of tho It looks as though the charity association should net fifty or sixty dollars from tho evenings Tho attendance would no doubt bo largely Increas ed with the profits going to The Morrison residence on Division street Is being BOLT OF LIGHT CAUSES TO TALJEAFNESS Walter Husband of Former local has Terrible ILLINOIS CENTRAL VERYJWERDUS Officials Issue the Annual Report of the Great ly Illinois Central railroad officials j liuvo just issued tho annual report of the company for the fiscal year end ing June The report shows the greatest earnings in the history of the There was an Increase of in the railway operating rev enues this year as compared with the previous Tho report states that a large portion of the increased revenue was due to a recovery from the depression In business which ex isted last but that there a substantial increase in revenue over tho year ended June during which year the com panys operating revenue was the greatest in Its history up to that Railway operating expenses In creased There were additions to and deductions from net revenue from railway operations which resulted in a net Income of an Increase of over tho preceding and there were appropriations from net Income aggregating leaving a balance transferred to the credit of profit and loss of Notwithstanding tho large Increase In railway operating trans portation expenses decreased In connection with which tho report states As a result of the largo expenditure made In recent years for the extensive Improvement of the roadbed and for Increased fa as well as for the acquisition of a largo number of heavy locomo tives of Increased tractive power and cars of greater capacity than thosa formerly In the company was In a position to take en re of the In creased volume of business Turing tho last year with a material reduc tion In transportation expenses as compared with the two preceding Frank Kluas of near VVoolstock has purchased a now Bulclc six tour Ing SPEAK ER TttjORATE HERE Distinguished at Court The democratic county central committee have secured their first speaker for the and have announced the date as Thursday ev Speaker of the House of Representa tives of president of the state board of formerly chair man of the penal Past Grand Master of the Odd will de liver the first democratic speech of the season in the court house upon the nlioxe mentioned Guy secretary of the Des Moines of says of him Ho Is the most effective and forceful speaker and one of the most delightful personages I ever This political address will be fol lowed by several lothers with speak ers of national reputation and inter CITY Babe Appointed Pastor of Church at At the United Brethren conference just held in Ba ber of this city was assigned to the church in who been pastor of the church in Cedar was ap pointed to the Webster City who preceded Baber as pastor of tile local church and has been at near Des during the past was appointed pastor of the Miller Mein orlnl church in Des who spent Sunday in his new field of arrived home The Baber family expect to remove to that place next Still Another Rumor is busy placing another B and 10 cent store in this The Kessge chain of stores has the repu tation of following closely In the Woolwortli path and of opening1 up a similar cither just beside or directly across the street from the Woolworth No affirmation of the rumor could be An other rumor Is to the effect that the former wife of Woolwortli is behind the Kossge SUPREME COURT DE NIES JIJEHEARING Atkinson Case Against the City Argued in the Supreme The paving case won by At kinson against Webster City in the supreme court was recently argued before that body and tho court re fused to grant a At kinson won in the district court up on the trial of tho case In this also In the supreme court when the cnso was appealed to that and a rehearing lias now been Tho matter is now definitely Those who rend the opinion of the supremo court as published In these columns EOIHO time will not be surprised that a rehearing of the case has been Sustains Paralytic residing on went Third a young woman In her early sustained a stroke of paralysis Tuesday morning nml Is in a serious One side of tho body Is affected by the Olcson is the wife of who is connected wllh tho Oleson jewelry atoro and is tho mother of two MISS HAZEL SECURED AS NURSE FOR Tiff SCHOOLS Begins Duties of Watching Chil drens Physical Condition Next Superintendent Kelly has employ ed Miss Hazel a trained nurse of this who has made her home here for the past three or four as school nurse for a term lasting at least until It will be the duty of Miss Qruhn to make individual examinations of each student of the schools and keep a record of the mouth will he examined and wherever recommendations made to the student or to the Parents should not be so alarmed that they will keep children out of for the fact that there once was a time in the history of this city when there were several more cases of infantile paralysis here than now and no serious spread of the contagion developed from keeping the schools church and social life may therefore be allowed to proceed in a normal and with proper pre cautions of rules of the gen eral community good health be about as Under the survellance of a careful nurse It is reasonable to hope that children will be better oft in school than because so many parents are careless and their children might need medical attention long before the parents knew The school board and faculty can be relied upon to do what appears best and the FreemanTribune believes the com muriltyshouldback them in what ever they consider should be WEBSllHS ATTENDJ1IIENTIQN State Meeting of Held in Fort Draws a large Several Webster City members of the went to Dodge Wednesday and spent the lay at the big state convention which is now being held Among the number were president of the local branch of the and Anna Alexander Clif Cynthia A big demonstration of the day was the mile and a half parade which marched down the business OC it the Fort Dodge Mes senger says Thousands of spectators packed the streets and the windows of the business houses along the The beauty of the the and magnitude of the parade and the sunshine of the perfect October day made tho spectacle one never surpassed In the Headed by tho the officials of the city rode with Judge Charles Pollock who will give the mnln address this Club prominent church hundreds of school nml delegates to the convention car ried In the flouts and the automo It is estimated that nearly people took part inthe Cup tain Edward Welch of the police force was marshal of the He was assisted by many girls and wom en on Other speakers of tho day were Jloiilr of Fort who de clared that tho saloon In Iowa Is superintend ent ot tho Fort Dodge wel comed tho delegates to I be conven also declaring In his address that Thi saloon in Imvu is dead nnfl the Is Bitting on tho lid of tho Tho Perry Stevenson family nro now nicely domiciled In their new homo in the Zltlerell COMMERCIAL LEAGUE HAU MEETING It May be the In definitely Subject to Call of the The Commercial League held a sort of a farewell meeting on Monday night In the city to wind up a few important matters In regard to the rest with ex isting the league withdraws from further active sup port of the The secretary was instructed to pay the matron up to the date of closing the room 24th and to instruct her of the leagues decision to abandon the The secretary was also in structed to pay all liabilities of the league up to and including and the meeting adjourned until the call of the One thing was done which gives room a sort of straw to cling to and that was the instruction of the president to appoint a committee of business men to see about supporting the room for a year by popular sub TOP ROSES TO DODGE The Curtis Floral Company Supplies Thirteen Hundred Roses for Doings Thirteen hundred including everything from the rose of the humblest station to the American have been shipped by the Ciirlis Floral Company of this city the North Floral Company in Fort Dodge within the last four four hundred being sent The North Floral company does not grow roses and has heretofore purchased them from but will probably continue to buy them from this city Tuesday forenoon as Port who lives on the east was in one of the stores on Second his horse which was standing in front of the started off down the street at a good Kenneth who lives on Boone was riding his horse down Second street at about the same and per ceiving the fruitless efforts of the owner to get to tho horse and stop the lad on horseback overtook the runaway and grasping the horse by the bridle brought it to a The act was a quick wlttcd and clever thing to do and attracted the atten tion of scores of passcrsby on the STATE FIRE MARSHAL GIVES WARNING Patrons of Moving Picture Theaters in This City Must Take Notice Patrons of moving picture shows must not be offended if in tho fut ure they wheel young Mary Juno or Solomon John to tho park the baby cab in the lobby of the the ater and soon after receive instruc tions to remove tbu the proprietors of moving picture shows and the owners of tho buildings are merely acting In accordance with In structions just received In this city from tin stntilire Olc of Des The pructico Is for bidden by In casiof people rushing from i moving plrturo show are In grave duuKir if progress is impeded by a line of baby cabs pnrUed in lite entrance of the Unless pat rons of the movies have some other place to leave their they will be compelled to stay homo or else leave baby at linby cabs will not be tolerated in the lobbies of movie theaters hereafter if the local authorities pay any attention to tho instructions of ho lire THE NEW CHAIN STORE Will Conduct a Business in Webster Purchased the Walton of Ane of the department store mana gers for the Pugh chain of stores which are opening up was in the city Wednesday and practically closed a deal for the building now occupied iby the Ferndell grocery at least for a the stock will be Wilson the present own er of the Ferndell signed a contract with the Pugh concern ho will take over the man agement of the department store when it is The Pugh con cern will carry a stock of dry as any depart ment store The inventory of the Ferndell stock will be taken early in the week and a number of new plans consummated after The Pugh chain store Combina tion is one of the largest operating in the middle west and includes about a half hundred department They campaign tho country side with a personal canvass and are generally successful in this method of getting in touch with the farm Wilson as local will be a good man for the He is well known and ener getic and needs no introduction fpr the work to residents of Hamilton1 Some minor improvements are be ing made on tho Whltley Calling cards printed at this HOW JAMES RHODES METJIS DEATH Member of Second Begiment of Iowa Taken With Cramps While in The particulars which at flrst were so meager concerning the death by drowning of James Rhodes of who was stationed at are given j by the Fort Dodge Messenger as follows James a member of Com pany of the Iowa guard stationed at who accompanied the body of Private James Rhodes to bis told the story on his ar rival Saturday of how he thought bis comrade lost his life in the canal near Brownsville on Septem ber Hoover said that Rhodes was in swimming in the canal with a num ber of other Rhodes got tir ed and said he was going out a while to His companions swam down leaving him on the It is believed that after he was rested ho went into the water again and getting the was He was first missed at roll call and an immediate search was the body not being un til several days Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon nt at tho home of tho living near Burial was in tho Duncombe Dascom Huddlcstuu recently un loaded a bunch of 150 cattle In this city which he bought In Omaha and shipped here for feeding 100 of the animals ho drove to his farm south of Webster City where ho will fatten them for the winter The other bunch of cattle he took to his farm north of tho In Wright Huddlcstun left yesterday for where ho will buy up a carload of chiroprac of is in tho city looking for a locution In which to lractlco his Ho has a number of rooms under considera tion and may conclude to establish himself   

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