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Waterloo Courier (Newspaper) - May 16, 1883, Waterloo, Iowa VOLUME 48 WATERLOO WEDNESDAY WHOLE WATERLOO COURIER City Council Proceedings THE CLUB A terrific tornado devastated a por tion of Kansas City last Sunday after noon Three funnel shaped clouds followed each other over the country the last one striking the city The damage to property is roughly estima ted at and up to midnight Sunday night three deaths were re ported and several others woun ded The damage to property outside of Kansas City is placed at The tornado in Missouri seems to have been more extensive than at first reported The western and tern the State appears to have suffered terribly The town of Oron ago near Carthage was almost entirely destroyed and six persons killed Near Macon three persons were killed and at Brookfield the casualties number five killed aud fifteen wounded A large number of persons were more or less severely injured and the damage to property was immense The same day a tornado passed over Sturgis Mich severely persons and damaging much property Statistics recently collected by Ger man scientists show that two persona m every 1000 stammer This would make about 2500000 stutterers in the worlds population That stammering m most cases may be cured without medical aid is an established fact It is caused by the inability of the tongue to keep pace with the thoughts and all that is necessary to correct it is to talk slowly in a drawling way Stammer ing is a disease of advanced tion Xo Indian was ever known to hesitate in his speech and among the savage nations of Asia and Africa and the isles of the sea such a thing as stam mering was never heard of A Porte City correspondent of the Des Moines Register tells of the ap of glanders among horses near La Porte City He says Farmers and owners of horses in this vicinity were surpris ed a short time since by the discovery there were several horses in our midst afflicted with the glanders James Ellsworth living east of Mt Auburn owned one some time ago that was afflicted with some peculiar dis ease the character of which could not be determined It was pronounced glanders by some but was thought not to be by others The animal not get ting any better and to be on the safe side Mr Ellsworth killed it but not until the disease had been contracted by a team which has since been killed rhe latter were purchased of Mi E by O V Christopher last spring The horses were known to be ailing hut were not thought to be glandered To know the facts in the case Mr Chris topher sent for E A Howe of Maple Minn a practicing physician and an expert veterinary surgeon D C left Sun day for Chicago and New York He will be gone a week or two D II Ferguson oE Ills was in the city last week looking after Ins property interests here Major G I Torbert of Dubuque was m the city last Thursday Peter was in the city last week He has been at Cedar Falls for several days arranging for selling his property there his Mrs Mary B Golinvaux leave in a few days for a trip to Europe They will go to Luxemburg where ilr par ents are living and will visit other friends They expect to be gone about two months and a half Stitts and Mrs Court Heath of La Porte City were in the city last Saturday visiting with Miss Indie Wallace GeoN Switzer resigned his position at the Key City House at Dubuque and has come back to Waterloo Mrs Miller of Evanston Ills is visiting with her sister Mrs W A Sickles in this city Mrs B A Richmond of Dubuque a daughter of Hempstead is m the city a guest of Mr and Mrs T X Kellogg Wormer of Detroit who is in the city for the purpose of arranging matters in connection with the agri cultural works informed us yesterday that he thought the stock company would be complete and organized in a few days and nothing would hinder the works being in operation in 30 days He said that he thought it would be best to Ironclad Mow er and sulky hay rakes for the princi pal articles Mrs Edwin left last Monday morning for Lockport Y where she will remain about six weeks visit ing with relatives A of Manchester was m the city yesterday 5 bene A A Saunders of Sacramento Cal has been in the city for the past few days visiting with his brother II II M E of with is also Hon M C Woodruff of Dubuque hands with old friends the last week The President on Monday appointed Jas Fletcher of Waverly to be IF S Consul at Genoa Italy We late Bro Fletcher upon his good for tune m securing such a desirable po OK The city council acting as a board of eq have finished their work on the assessors books and have posted the lists of the pieces of property upon which the assessment was raised They willbold a meeting at the council rooms Tuesday evening May 22 at 7 30 oclock at which time all who are not satisfied with their action will have an opportunity offered them of pre their reasons for such faction The assessment was raised on 8 parcels 37 on the west side and 48 on the east side The increase ag 519033 which 510090 is on west side and on the east side property T of Lafayette Ind is expected to lecture in Cedar Rapids about the first of June after this city on her and Gou gar will also ls here MONDAY EVK May H Council met in regular session Alford Cooley H Smith and J II Smith Petition read from Fred Ischer sr and 79 others asking that G B Cohn be granted a license to sell ale wine and beer On motion consideration of said petition was postponed until the next regular meeting Petition from Union Mill Co el al read asking construction of stone gut ter on northeasterly side of Water st from alley in block 4 to sewer leading to mill race Referred to committee on streets and alleys G W Hafar street commissioner reported that the stone gutter ordered last summer on northeasterly side of Fourth street had not been built Committee on streets and alleys in to see that order be complied with Amended rules of older were if port ed by committee and on motion adopt ed Following bills against the city were read and referred to committee on fi nance H Heyer hauling engina to fire L P Walker labor on eng hsc 250 Beck windows for engine house 315 A McFarlane labor 025 C B Stilson recording deeds Gas Co gas for The following bills were allowed W H W Lichty ex tra labor at cheese factory fire and L Berkley evergreen trees for east side park 51075 Communication read from C D Jones secretary Waterloo Gas Co stating that lamp post at corner of and Railroad streets was broken by a runaway team some time since and the company awaited instructions as to what should be done Referred to committee on gas Invitation read from committee on invitations asking the mayor and coun cil to participate iu the exercises of Memorial Day Communications read from the diff irent fire companies reporting election of new members Referred to commit tee on department The motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution authorizing the W I Ky to lay its track on cer tain streets was taken up and motion carried On motion of Mr said reso lution amended by adding at end of of second page the words and over and across or along or upon the road known as the Mullan Road extending from near the end of Com street towards the Blackhawk bridge Also on motion of Mr Alford amended by inserting before the word provided on second page the follow ng Also said company is permit ted to lay down its track on or across or along and upon any alleys which it may be necessary to cross or pass along or over on either of said routes defined as above On motion of Mr II Smith it was amended by striking out on page third on tenth line the following The same where outside the Paul survey to correspond as near asmay be to the Paul survey where made On motion of Mr Alford the follow ing words were added at end of six line on third page But in ase said company should lay down its rack and locate its line along tHe Mul lan road and across Commercial street on what is known as the old Dubuque Ry grade the same shall oe done and maintained without lower ing the height or impairing the strength of said grade Resolution as amended was then unanimously adopted on roll call On motion Mr Alford the consid iration of right of way ordinance was postponed till next regular meeting On roll call W L Hitchcock was ap pointed street commissioner for the west side Bonds of street commissioners were fixed at 32000 for the ensuing year H Smith offered a resolution that the for the lamp post corner of Fifth and Bluff streets which was de by the runaway team of James Weekes be presented by the marshal to him for payment Adopted II Smith offered a resolution to aid in ex penses of Memorial Day II Smith offered a resolution that committee on police have roof of cala boose painted Adopted Mr Cooley offered a resolution in the east side street commis to grade and macadamize Fourth street from southwest side of Franklin to center of Lime street Adopted On resolution of Mr Alford salary of health officer fixed at per annum instead of Official bond and oath of W M Ben ton policeman read and approved and official oath of Dr Brown health cer filed Council adjourned Maybe She Was Mad The A woman entered a saloon in Jersey City kicked over a smashed a dozen shook her fist under the nose and called him a fiend and led her husband ont by the ear The barkeeper the closed one eve significantly and re marked to a terrified customer fly chinks maybe vas mad abond AUNT Augusta Chronicle see do mote in do Christian eye He cant see the beam in he own Ho had better go homo keep ho house clean AD let rods chillen alone Im gwine homo to glory to do shinin town to toll my story An wear the golden crown Dc find wid he knows not what Cant pnt in de place Better fo er on de solitary path An git aboard do old ship o Grace For de lightnin it am Tho thunder load do roll Do wave aia dashin Oh sinner save soal Do sinners on in cr great big crowd Er gropin wid do halt an do blind Dey makes a heap of noise to keep their spirits But theyre of do Christian Dont turn to Satin callin But tak do helpin hand Twill sport you in Long wid tho chosen band keep time to do music of jusit jino in do singin wid de bind an try bard to be among do Bat am for do promised land Whar de holy lamp am da in glory stand To meet do soul Homo to de happy land POT Jo gospela train tomin on fast Sinner or ticket kia It s wid do saints an will oa If Jon in Im home to glory To happy land to toll my story wid de blessed Tho Address of Hon Lawless on Sentiment Offer From of Detroit Froo I wieb to gaM Brother an he adjusted his spectacles and brushed up his front hair wieh to disjoin do Hon Lawless of Misa am in do aunty room an to hia celebrated address on He arrovo head or four days ago ail my Jas barl of apples worn my coat will bo a dead head on ma till ho kiu upoko Jia an cotch a mixed freight to Toledo Do committee will escort him au if dat water pail am upset or any lamps knocked hia do guilty or will a dat will re maiu solid for a hundred yaru Tho Jlon appeared with pair of rod mittens in one hand ami a in tho other and such was his placidity of mind that when ho bit into ono of tho mittens in place ol the lemon he never even changed color He up five feet aud nix inches intelligent ei head cast in tho shape of a pear and feet enough to an bed out sight Ho mounted tho platform like a ot Ho mounted tho FRIGES PaV to a purchasing elsewhere 68 Commercial Street ah under do of M HAYS OLD Co i1 under do hail name am a household ob my address am Sentiment What am Whardo we git it an What am it worf by do pound when dat sentiment am a Bort o an do s do heart In it hardens up an to whilo m it thias out until de L i ln lAp Sentiment has to Go ia in our life It am when you start out to borry a pan of Hour or tatera It am senti niont dat a to lend of de lazy an de to sot out an beg cold vittles an old clothea an dimes an Sentiment women U teara ober cm an an np wid ufl to loaf on fnr another ieu wo have a kickin hosg our sen timent am pealed to We argy dat do safety ot our loved one us to trade dat off to preacher who wanta aner feckly reliable hosa ono kind of When wo buy ou ticket to JaUs an roach do grand cataract arter a thirty hours sweat on cars do immense waste of water peals to aort o we luv wo reveal another of sentiment If do gal am an noh de sentiment ami all solid If she am only average in debt fur her las corset de sentiment am party thiu an wont last My f rens writes wid ona hand an tans do hacks of de chillen wid do odder It guides our thoughts to friends ober do sea an old clothes to in Wisconsin It makes us shed tears fur da dead and yit warna us to cut do undertakers down 10 per cent Sentiment Inv our fellow men an yit whispers to uri to lock our place torpedoes in our hen roosts I have been into de matter fur de lair fortyeight yars an I has cum to de dat it waa a thing if de wid sentiment 1 it had bin left ont by any accident in de mmn do bes man among ua wouldnt hava got a bid if pnt up at along wid a lot of posts I could talk to you for three straight weeks on dis bub dat my half hour am np I will chop off right heah an hope dat it may be my pleasure at Borne f ucher day to meet you agin Any who wante lua fortune told will find mo iu de fur da nes two hours Cheera and yells The then announced tho follow ing communication from Toronto Ont Gardner DEAB am one of tho fifty citizens of this place who will chip in 3200 each to build a hall for you in Toronto if you will remove your headquarters Business ia busi ness Answer yea or no G A F If was a werry kind offer replied the president but I was forced to decline it We sanow got a membership in Canada of ober 1000 reckon de time am not fur distant when wo branches at Toronto Lon don Quebec and Montreal If we tried to move tho main tree to n new wo might lose all da sap secured floor to ask for information and read from a aip of paper as follows If I offer a dat do meetin ad journ an Taylor moves to amend an moves to strike out all artor do clause an do Bev dat wo donate 310 to do heathen which motion likes do cako Xo more at present Yours Brother Gardner looked down upon tho man like a thunderstorm glaring at an English sparrow and there was something chilly in hia voice as ho replied in case you ebor move to adjourn de meeting it cant be dat you am crazy no ono will havo a chance to amend an doan you forget it Sot down air down an make np mini dat yoa havo had one of do narrowest scapes on rec ord i Tho following was then read in a gentle voice Dear Bro Gardner Tho proceedings of the Club are read with great delight in our debating society but there is a general curiosity among the members to know what do pro gram ob ia that you to If it ia none of tho secrets of the our society would liko to know We would like to havo your opinion on tho nuea aon That man is a free moral agent Quincy Debating Society A U Corresponding Secretary Our reglar of business an swered the president election re ports unfinished a wakin np Toots an ad doan alias foller de but its dn same As to man bein a free moral agent I it No man in dis cler pent hia wife to an went off fishin hisself an felt per feckly satisfied alout it A man wid auy con science at alt finds a hard row to hoe an of cm who doan keer two cents for law am prevented by do still small voice from widin twenty rods ot a melon patch to Look Like Hard Tack New Stm Fifth Xew York Volunteers association gave their first annual re ception Jast evening at Irving ball The pic zouave uniform aided the bright toil ets of in scene in the ball room very brilliant and Tha dancing programmes wero a Us ted with black and stamped j CUIll dancing wero a brown dot j 3 black IS R red tho Tiard tack which iiara wni waa ont to the troops during the war I don t know what IS B C meant said an officer last tho tack waa so con that wo to think it tho of tho making I remember tiling floor of our tent with tho things when wts damp TEA The ladies the Presbyterian church will give a supper from 6 to 0 p m Wednesday evening May in basement of Harveys block Waiters in costume A souvenir in the shape Si E O I A Jl EXTRAORDINARY BARGAINS Having received all my Spring Stock I shall place on my counters some rare bargains rt Worsted GOO All Wool Suits 800 Cheviot Imported 1200 Extra All Wool Imported Our Pants Department is Complete All Mr i Good Good Good Pants Pants 150 All Wool Pants 200 Boys Suits Boys all wool suits 500 All Wool Pants AH Wool Pants All worsted pants All worsted pants 275 300 400 500 Boys all wool Boys all wool I have also on hand a Large Stock of WHICH I WILL SELL AT EQUAL LOW M H STRASBURGER A Student of Mortars Says the Struc turo is Made of Concrete To the Public Mr U iu letter to TUo Scien American concerning composition of in Central My for obelisk to bo a mans of concrete follows I have spoilt a life time iu tho manufacture of and audin tho study of mortars con cretea etc and after thirty yearn spent iu thia line it 03 though I ought to kuow con crete when I it I went around on the buck aido ot the obelisk over wiro fence mounted Iho masonry work took out a magnify ing glass and a aharp pointed nnd wunt at it I could BCO what looked at a to be a gray reddish tint waa on close inspection granite brokon into from tho size of a walnut down tocom or wheat aizo aad broken wero intimately mined with bituminous matter black ami seamy of tho nature of The black substance and broken wero thor with hydraulic limo by the latter I do not mean hydraulic coment but limo which contained sufficient clay to render it hydraulic bat not enough to prevent it from B lf weight eight or ten days my steel I could plow out this hy I OP GOODS coin pel fed VACATE Store in On account of tltc sold for NEW HOTEL I will sfU out entire Stock of Goods With my lime and witTi and shaved tho black substance which lay in all conceivable the grain iu aome bits pre their flat sides their vertical sometimes horizontal it to liave been mixed up with tho lime and broken I think if i had had time enough and no policeman to around and bother ono I could have taken out a bit of granito with my steel The ebow as plain aa any thms can show that they were formed by tho proper form on the inaide of the boi into tho concrete waa resumed and when tho concrete had hardened sufficiently tho boies wero away and the pattern of tho hieroglyphics wore with drawn leaving their on tho face of the concrete exactly aa in done every day by manufacturers of artificial atone Such work cannot bo mistaken for work clouo by tho chisel by any one familiar with that class of work Even letter ia mado to draw anil in no place could I find a spot all the hieroglyphics where a pattern would not draw Such a structure mado in concrete aa I have described could bo safely carried up at tho rate of from 13 to 15 per day and BO positive am I that it ia concrete that I woald not hesitate to entor into a contract to erect exact cates of it in any city for KM each think I can find in Connecti cut of the aame color the bituminous matter in New York and the hydraulic limo in and with these make juat as good obelisks at wore ever in As to tbo dura ot Hie in Central park of which much lias been writ ton lately I think it will stand for whore it is Some portions may Ret loose that wero not perfectly cemented but oa a whole the material ia of that that will outlast anything else wo hava The Steamship ot the Future coming steamship according to Mr belief will measure foot in length by TO feet beam and 55 feet depth of hold and havo a gross tonnage of 4000 She will 000 firstclass passengers 2000 in the and 500 tons of mail and express matter will make twentyfour round trips from America to England yearly singlo triplin fivo days The cost of operating it ia claimed will be onehalf of that for tbe present model vessels of tbo samo capacity and she will need no For safety she will have eight cross bulkheads and one fore and aft on tho line of every deck steamships will be with compound which will project when in service from cither side of the forward of the stern mwt Die double of breaking a shaft ami having the rudder and rudder post carried away by the detachment of the main screw will not oven hinder Mr from going triumphantly on their way In en eh an event tho auxiliary screws will bo n n J n pushed ont and the water tight shutters cov H Xr 9tC them and hinged to the atom post will OlO form Separate engines will be to operate tbo and tbe time required to apply the power and connect tho shutters the regular steering gear will lx but a few minutes AT one desirous of buy Goods will do Hell ft once H Mow Imperial Arc court journalists relate with touching the exhausting labors undergone ly the crown prince on the occasion of the silver wedding festivities in receiving his own an his imperial fathers at tbo railway stations Every royal who travels in me IS to insi abroad must be received in a uniform mich aa i buildings against damage from w lii he himself wears and wholo crowds of princes and things come to town the un fortunate host is kept changing his like a man iu a pantomime An Austrian prince wonld arrive by ono train ami when tho rince i recurrence of the season when cyclones and tornadoes may be expected leads us to the thought that we should protect ourselves from them as much as possible Thus far no inventive genius has discovered any method of preventing these wind storms or predicting exactly when they will come Consequently the best can done in the matter is to insure our them wen o prince in an uniform had ri him ho most quickly get into a Capt Edgar Pickett the agent of the Home Insurance Co of New York Ci ty informs us that his company makes a specialty of writing tornado insur ance and he wishes to impress upon the minds of the people the fact that i f they desire to get repaid for their loss w u i tm Kill into A uniform and back to tho t so on till all his had been duly received A prince of m their property should be dfi iaVls aa a leading by tornadoes they should in tenor and on buay days to has to maku as sure ir many But then princo dooa not onp of have much elao to do e ol A Use for Chinese New York Snn A downtown dealer in and goods ho had for sals a large quantity of hair from China A re porter him if tho bair waa in tho eame manner M the from fee abundant tresses of peasant girls Vo ho replied the dealers procure it mostly from of a run ami by Ot a cup and saucer Will be given each Chinese ia the of visitor A Japanese robe will be dis They would rather commit posed of by vote to the u can V the Come early and LR lUc Admission ten cents the strongest in United States its cash January 1st I were iis capital is j 000 ali paid up and it is managed by i men who are trustworthy in every res Tim rates for tornado insurance are very low and one should take out a policy on their buildings and then when the storms come they will be content knowing that iC their buildings are damaged they are certain to get remuneration for C BFoster says I liave taken Browns Iron Bitters with good results for general debility an J loss of Glycerine Salve Or regard for their pigtails part with thorn for a small consideration I tow people who wear the hair it may have Chinese Hnk a off for tha over think that tho refunded or sale by Snowden to return ut any v tii i mi n i i MARK WHERE WE STAND WE HAVE GONE AHEAD WITH TIIK AND STOCK OF WIRE Dining EVER PUT UNDER ONE ROOF and worldwide HONEST FRANK AND JUST THAT GOODS AUtt TIIK AND TIIK Best for Price anywhere in the State nente BO that ur bruises Scalds OUnds and all Other SOTOS cure niles uer wiU other r HATS AND CAPS FURNISHING GOODS AND J BOOTS AND Childrens Suits tekoa caro in selecting m vory good that we i n T wo have ever shown siuta to be of any loaded will NEW AND SPRINC SUITS The Largest Retail Clothiers in Iowa WEST New Goods New Goods MR and MRS CH Have ftom THEY HAVE MOVED and are now in the FOWLER BUILDING sss Consisting in part of with great care of tho very latest SUMMER STYLES THE May Mr Daniel a naturalized American citi zen who in 1881 was arrested in Ire land as a suspect and four teen months without examination or trial arrived today in the steamer I said lie came to this country when i young man and lived and did business in San Francis co for 23 years He intends to remain here but a couple of months and return to Ireland His object here is to obtain relief for the starving people and see if he can obtain any satisfact ion from the British government for their arbitrary imprisonment of an American The tax paid the government by the International Distillery at Des Moines during the year ending May l footed up The number of gallons manufactured time was 3134800 and the number of gallons exported 382204 i Katf In this ity Mny th ly Rov H Carton Mil T I of Mt of Waterloo ORIGINAL NOTICE STATE OP IOWA County George W Miller i John I tn District Court Tune Term ISSS Original Notice To thf inf noticed there Is now on rL f Cleric of the District Court of JOWA for county n t on or tlic plaintiff herein claiming S vA ofa maVi n J tho hair rtf pun of the onefourth of southeast onefourth of Section No twenty fn Township eightynine thc by one the recorded in thp c county in Book at page on the 7th isei where it still remains of record and for general relier Ami u c it in of the of thi at thc court in th TM m the ISt y e will 10 IP YOU WANT A STRETCHER It will pay you to go to Parkers THEY O ILm 353 XT I S 33 JS OF ALL SIZES Hooks and Clips ALSO Yokes Eveners Trotting Stallions THE TWO HIGHLY BRED STALLIONS George Wilkes Jr of atis SHERIFFS SALE STATE OF IOWA I at li R risers Mfi ry Mrs Eva Ocr Fox John Green II J H Herbert 1 1 Hanson M J Minco M Daniel Roberts IIo Strieker W A Ware Charles TV Wheeler 1 L E cst bidder lor cash the from 10 Jn costs DR H D In thc Block Street West Side Dr W A Van old stand be of execution nnd nil G W Blackhawk County Waterloo Ap Attorney BR VS SURGEON Residence s Barbers Sto of Horses sna Cattlet Cans promptly aay CHICAGO POWDER THE BEST For sale by A T Weatherwax AT BOTTOM CASH PRICES Will meet any competition in the city in prices for CLOTHING BOOTS SHOES Hats Caps No 66 Commercial Street make the season at my breeding stables in Waterloo Side Commencing April 1 1883 ending 1 BLOWERS Proprietor MEN AND WOMEN P AND ENERGY can earn rom to 3150 per month canvassing for mir popular Subscription Books Pictorial tmd Un tque Photograph Albums ve agents wanted In oven Iowa ana adjoining States Address with stamp POOR FARM NOTICE STATE OP IOWA 1 Blackhawk County f County Auditor Tho Board of Supervisors bf said on tho M April A B the said Board then in regular the viz the of a Poor Farm and of tax of tent anI dollars tbo taxable o One mill to be levied In and one mill to bo levied in the year isi for the n e year si for the pur pose of purchasing a Poor Farm and erecting c necessary for the accom ot tho be submit ted to a vp to of electors of the countr at a Election to be held day of May 1883 the manner of said to be as follows vfz in favor of levying said tax shall have writ ten or printed on their ballots the words Poor Farm Appropriation Yes Those NOTICE IS SPECIAL ELECTION To be holden in said county on Tuesday tie Day cf May A D 1883 pie above question ot purchasing a Poor Farm a f of ten dollars 10000 00 upon tho taxable property of Black tax to be as One 1 mill to be levied in tho year and One 1 mill to be levied in the year fori of a Poor Faun and the necessary buildings thereon r f thc or the a the Those voting in favor if levying said tax f he Poor Form Those voting against said tax shall have writ ten or printed on their ballots the Poor Farm Given under my hand and official seal nt mv onice in Waterloo the county seat of said county this Gth day of April A D County Auditor S B HITT CO CARRIAGES to War A Large on hand and For Sale Cheap r All Kinds of Repairing DONB OH Afl Weik tite tta fti Trains Depart from
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