Williamsburg Journal Tribune, February 12, 1897

Williamsburg Journal Tribune

February 12, 1897

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Williamsburg Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - February 12, 1897, Williamsburg, Iowa VOLUME IOWA FEBRUARY Sale on water proof card board at tlio Journal RBMABLB MAN OR WlaimU ASSURED INCOME TO RIGHT PER THE BEST PAT EVER OF POR SIMILAR Cosmopolitan edited by JOHN BNIIIIH wishes to add a quarter of million to Itt already the larg of Intelligent thinking readers possessed Of my periodical in the XT IB PREPARED TO FAV HAND OOMBIiY FOR ASSISTANCE REN It wishes the services of one reliable man or woman in every country or manufacturing establishment in every All that is required of any one ia earnestness and No matter on what other work you are it will pay you to examine into this slating capability and refer to THE COSMOPOLITAN New NORTH SIDE Meat Under Hew We will keep at all times the very best FEESH and SALT Come in and see WATCHES v I carry a full line of Clocks and and sell watches from cata logue at Greatly Reduced REPAIRING A WEST SIDE NEW PHOTOGRAPH A Good Picture Never Fails to Only first class work done at our SOUTH SIDK Real Loan and INSURANCE I bave opened up an ofllce and will loan money ov good Plenty of money on Come in and get Office over Kleins Side Real Insurance AND LOAN General Agents for the Port Arthur Excursions run to all parts of the Februtvry la a short but Amer can history would have a bad hole if should drop The berry raisers of Mahaska met at skaloosa and organized a county as sociation to promote their The Rock Island Pacific ins just completed a now iron bridge icross the Moines river at The Cuban prevaricator who is re iving with a shotoff should look to it that his own jaw is not shot Jlock of cleft for trans ated into one of the Polynesian dia is made All the old stones split n let me under a corner of Ten clays ago Congress passed a bill to reimburse the heirs of Albert Au of Hose in the sum of for two Cows killed in the Jaytise war of 80 YiARfP f teneft olroulaMow Ot terms ayeat Specimen coplfu and tJANO The treasury department announces that in the counterfeit silver certifi cate the nose of Daniel Manning is sharp and whereas in the gen uine bill it is round and Have you noticed that the receiver at he phone is generally on the left hand side of the instrument That is be ause experiments have proved that most people hear better with their left ear than with the right There are several pensioners widows whose husbands served under Wash on the list Of course those soldiers were in advanced years when their marriage to young women Massachusetts challenges the rest of tliQ Union to show a like It ap pears that all but seventeen towns of liat commonwealth are supplied with public They tell us men get too old for the ministry and the profession of teach but it is hard to give a reason why as it is directly opposite to the custom of either business or Presi dent McKinley is 54 years Sherman Gage Alger and Long According to the Kansas City Star that thriving western town can soon claim the double honor of being the greatest mule market in the Kansas City already ships thousands of the hybrids annually to all portions of the United Central America and Though people of Louis got a glimpse of those spots on the a few days ago but it didnt scare em up as it did the Florida darkies when they saw The Louis people saw about miles of spot one way and and several smaller and doubtless concluded that the sun must be doing a spot The spot area covers about miles some day the astronomers will invent something that will knock the spots from the The late Conchman of Clark was the perpetrator of an extraordinary practical Upturn ing from a hunting trip one evening he was attracted to a country church a revival was in After watch ing the services for awhile he climbed up on the roof to get a better view through the hole where a stove pipe was meant to In the excitement of the evening one of the congregation shouted blow your Im ready to go The temptation was too great for and putting his horn to his he a blast through the flue and stampeded the congregation to a The grand jury discussed the propriety of indict ing the sacrilegious but no pro ceedings were taken against Notice of Notice is hereby given that the an nual election of town officers for the ensuing year will be held in the Town Hall in on Mon between thehpurs of 8 oclock and B oclock for the election of the following of towit Two 1 Street Given under our hand this the 3rd day of Attest proprietor of Foun tain will sell at public sale in the new pavilion on the fair grounds ajt West 17 fiftytwo head of registered Short 80 ranging in age from six months to six years and 22 males from eight months to two year This lot of cattle are the very choicest offering of ShortHorns ever catalogued from Fountain Farm Cruickshftnk and Scptchtopped Tor Waterloo Renick Rose of Bates of Kirklevington foundation and Terms of sale A credit of eight tnpnths 6 per cent 3 per cent off fpr Send for ogue to SCHOOL Hdith Taylor took the teachers ex mination at Marengo last She l teach in the Franklin district in jlreen township next The literary societies of the High ohool presented very creditable pro rams last The school people of ones and Linn counties have a big ducational meeting at Cedar Rapids A good program has been irepared and a large attendance is as Our school will be well repre The study of Political Economy is iroved to be very The lass is a large one and very enthusias The wisdom of the law making his one of the subjects necessary to the btaining of a certificate has been call d in question by some of our educa but we believe that it is a subject hat can be studied profitably in our FROtt Miss Teresa Humphrey Writes a Very Interesting LetterAbout Her Visit In EDITOH JOUHNAL On Wednesday we left bound for the western part of We arrived at Kansas City about j where we changed cars after waiting there two or three hours for the we started for where also changed cars about 11 oclock We passed through Ijndian which is a very barrenjand level coun and is inhabited by a great many colored people and the next place we stopped in Texas was owing to the mis connection of trains we had a lay over j of an interval of about which is a very nice sized railroad town and I was treated very in fact all southern people are very We left Temple at 3 Friday and ar Iowa Farmers TO HE HELD Friday and FEBRUARY 19 and Sigh Schools and should have a place One of the subjects for discussion at the Cedar Rapids meeting is the advis ability of a normal course of stndy in the High Many schools are considering this matter now which we decided two years We have had such a coursefor two years and are prepared to pronounce it a great suc cess so far as we have had opportunity in that time to try It not only en ables us to have a much better classifi cation than was possible with the re gular High School but it makes it possible to give to young people ex pecting to teach the kind of instruction that will in some measure fit them for iheir Instead of weakening the regular course it strengthens as some of our brightest pupils not being satis fled with the shorter and liking school work better than they change their plans and drop into the regular course and complete It is doing a good work for us and seems to meet an actual Council Council met in regular session at the City There were present Coun cilmen Lortz and Mathew and Eecorder Mathew was elected mayor pro Minutes of last meeting read and ap The following bills were allowed night 00 Fred salary 85 00 Fred railroad fare 83 Hughes coal and fl 37 freight and 8 00 75 Standard Oil 7 80 Dan Lewis was granted permission to build a barn 14 x 20 back of his work shop on lot blpck Williams provided he would cover same with On motion council decided to charge pel day for use of City Hall when used by Justices of the Peace as a court motion Ellis Hakes was allowed in full of claim of for cross ing The following election officers were appointed Williams and Mathew Osborn and Playing The Bapids Kpute high grade playing cards are for sale by all agents pf the B OR N at the following prices per pack two packs 5o 50 per Order dir ect from agents ov send stamps or money order to the and cards will be sent postage or express J G T Cedar Farm loans 8 per rived at the beautiful little southern own of San our destination and at 2 oclock Saturday morning we were met by our San Angelo is situated on one of the ributaries of the Concho Eiver in Tom Green with a population of about We drove 18 miles over a rath level though somewhat to a little village called Christov which is surrounded by timber con sisting mostly liveoak and mosquite The most enjoyable thing is to see the green cedar and live oak trees from which we are deprived in the Peaches and plums and a few fig trees grow but owing to the late frost last year there was no but prospects are good for a splendid crop this Farming is not carried on very ex extensively this part of only by irrigation on the banks of the We have been visiting part of the time on a ranch consisting of about acres one mile from situated about four miles from the head waters of the South Concho The climate is very warm and windy except when we receive a north and with the exception of the last two weeks we have been enjoying a second The generally are not in a very good only and of course not pre pared to withstand the cold weather we are escaping in the There are a great many Mexicans living here they build their huts put of logs placed hori with roof and a fire place in the rear and as a nation ality they are very About one month ago we had the pleasure of attending a cattle ranch and enjoyed the breaking up of the otony of eating out of tin plates and drinking out of tin cups prepared by a camp The men who live in camp roast their meat placing it on a stick in front of the fire and when done is very juicy and and for a change is much appreciated by any one coming from the As I am about to taking it on the I would prefer living in the Iowa gardens tfce year but I take pleasure in saying that we enjoy the southern climate in winter very Yours MURCHISON Vice COWNIK OGPEN HAKES EXECUTIVE Brown and On 2 and March 2 and and April and the will sell excursion tickets to various points n the West and North west for One Fare for Round For call upon agents 1 Insure With In the old reliable Farmers Insurance Company of Cedar and patron ize a home Lewis is special agent for Iowa Head quarters over First National Ma PAKNELLLOCAL Joe Shuell and Frank Mill OTAtfCDQ EEAL ESTATE I Wl OlUVtKO LEADS In furnishing new locations where men of small means can secure a home and cease to be tenents of In furnishing good paying investments for In furnishing good first class land in exchange for land merchandise or well secured In furnishing you guaranteed abstracts of title to your In furnishing money on long time at a very low rate of In furnishing excursion rates to land seekers to all parts of the Next Excursion FEBRUARY Our gentlemanly traveling accompanys each Land and Emigrant Agent for the Iowa Central Institute called to order by Invocation by Address of AVelcome by Mayor Responded to by The best methods of renewing and retaining the fertility of our Paper by Discussion led by Prank Bond James Corn by Edwin Car Discussion led by Dennis Gharrity and The best method of seeding for hay or by Discussion by Patrick Jones and EVENING and Violin Sheridan Murphy Select Mark Mullin Costello Sheridan Boland Violin Naughtin Naughtin Glass Children Poem Ryan Kentucky Home Boland Duet Mullin and Tessie Murphy Shuell The the Chief Element of our SATURDAY The present outlook for the raising of horses for by John Discussion led by Walsh and Joe The raising of poultry for Paper by Discussed by The successful breeding and feeding of hogs for by Barney Discussion led by Thomas Carr and Charles AFTERNOON The breeding of cattle for feeding or dairy by Discussion led by Hakes and Dairying for by Discussed by Boland and From the present outlook what is best for the average farmer to do as to by John Discussion by John Henry Claypool and Peter this is your Institute and the object of which is in the interchanging of our experiences as to success and failure conducting our farms and managing our The most successful may find this a good for is none better than practical Come all and make this Institute the best yet held in the PETIT The petit jury drawn for the March term of the district court is as follows John Winegarden George William William Frank John James William Robert Fred John John John Leonard Fred Henry Bring your money to I am in a position to place it on first class real estate or personal security on long or THE LARGEST AND BEST LINE OF Furniture in Iowa Undertaking1 A HEARSE Personal and Prompt attention given to Savings DIRECTORS Jacob OFFICERS Transacts a General Banking on Time Taxes Interest Paid SRS OF PAID UP Assistant BOARD OF DIRECTORS Transacts a General Banking Loans made on favorable terms on Chattel or Heal Estate paid on Time Foreign Exchange bought and Taxes Collections a TITC U A IOWA DUMBER Dealers Zoal Also Combination Lath and Wire ESTIMATES FURNISHED ON will furnish good grades A T l I ;