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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 1920, Corning, IowaTen pages Corning Adams county Iowa wednesday March 31 1920 Othell Maremi popular councilman elected to the position on monday chopping off another chunk close vote on counc1lmen Weaver Hull Mcclelland Kellogg and Bradley will com pose new Council the City election in Corning last monday was a close one on the Eon tested offices particularly in the Al germanic fight j b Odonnell who has been elected As councilman at Large of two former occasions again demonstrated his popularity by carrying the City for the mayoralty he gets the place by a vote of 162 to 135 for g e Bliss the present mayor and 115 for Harry Scott each of the three tickets in the Field had two candidates for Council men at Large f e Weaver secured the most votes and h f Hull was next highest they Are therefore elected h s Hill was Only four votes behind or Hull and the other candidates were bunched together right behind the winners As will be seen by tie table Given herewith the new Council will be composed of the following named gentlemen f e Weaver and h f Hull at Large w h Mcclelland from the first Ward c Kellogg from the second Ward and Sherman Bradley from the third Ward or Mckelvey had refused to permit is name to be used for reelection As councilman from the second Ward and there was no opposition to or Kel Logg when the tickets were printed a number of or Mekel Veys friends however secured some stickers and used them to vote for aim it is said that or Kellogg cannot qualify As a member of tie City com Cili As the Law does not permit one to told two offices and he is now our representative in the state Legisla Ture or Kellogg tells us that in the event there is any question concerning the matter he will not qualify for the City Council in that event the Council will select a member to fill the position from the second Ward Clifford Okey was reelected treasurer for the City without opposition and Charles Nelson was reelected As Sessor without opposition the vote in detail is As follows for g e Bliss 40 51 j e Odonnell 66 38 scott45 46 for councilman at f e Weaver 48 58 h s hill49 43 Oscar Nord 33 Robert Archie 49 h f hull48 c j Engstrom 36 for f c okey110 for Charles Nelson 112 for councilman 1st Asel Peterson Mcclelland for councilman 2d c e w a for councilman 3d Shenn Bradley j m Green a Culver Given verdict for damages court reduces it to 51500 ruled that amount was excessive and Cut it Down from jury award the toy shop who wish the Bride and Groom much happiness the elaborate costuming the Scenic equip ment and the delightful nature of j the play make it interesting to old of jibe cooperative old e and was otherwise dangerously in ured by having his clothing caught a the Flywheel of an engine used to Perate a Buzz saw he was terribly iacued before the engine could be topped and is in a serious condition 24 40 37 34 44 58 24 61 43 12 22 54 23 162 115 167 135 63 111 139 93 and Young the cast is As follows Widner Gray Kirkendall Ink Bixler Aurelia Weisell Angelia Moore Gray Lieut tin Thomas Prince Lolly Ander son Freeborn Captain Spencer the dolls Miller Campbell Jap Morris tatting Reese Conway Westrope Gibson bridesmaids Lois Freeborn Paige reichow Virginia Scanton Doris Kellogg Doris Arthur Dotty Berry Cena Sterns Vera Gerard Grace Lavely Mary Larson Helen Devereaux paper Widner Lucille Gillett Margaret listen Alma Lund Grace Heimke Alice Ander son Ruth Meyerhoff Ruth Sterns Little Mccreedy Marie Humbert Sarah Camp Beth Bixler Ethel Narigon Edith Cain Mary Schaffroth Lucile Baker Christmas fairies Margaret Parker Catherine Hill Mary Moore Ollie Whittaker Leona Whit taker Marjorie Peterson Catherine staler Rowena Hawley Irene Lave by Elizabeth Campbell Lois Shaf froth Kitty Turner Genie Moore i big feed arid much talk at meeting last thursday adopted some Good bylaws Board of directors chosen and some business enterprises were talked Over 105 96 311 109 97 318 43 67 41 71 44 Freeborn Sneathen fifi of the toy shop y w c a putting on Benefit entertainment april 9 and 10 All the pupils of the High school Are interested in the play which the y w c a girls Are producing under the direction of the John b Rogers company the Trainer miss Ethel Garrett of Crawfordsville Indiana arrived monday and has started the work of practising East will consist of about 150 Dorothy Nickels Vera Doris Peregrine Eva Dorothy Vernon Maxine Brown Flower reichow Barbara Cupp Dorothy Stephenson Louise Anderson Elinor Latimer Marjorie Williams Gertrude Roland Ruth Peterson Florence Gillet Roberta Gibson jumping Frazier Harvey Jensen Allan Cain Boyd Burnison Myron Little Noah Ark Reese Leslie Reese Edward Turner Ohn Turner Paul Wagner Keith Rooks there was an enthusiastic meeting of the cooperative club at the John so cafe last thursday evening be fore any business was transacted the club discussed a Good meal and every body Felt Good natured for the Busi Ness on hand president Haight announced his Choice of a Board of directors for the club and the same were duly endorsed by the member ship they Are president Haight vice president Wheeler and messes w b Stephenson James Dunn Wil Biggar f e Bullock w h Mccleland Harry Scott and Jerome Smith there was considerable discussion Over the subject of sunday base a and other amusements but the Matte was finally tabled with no further moves judge Fuller of it Ayr and a Torney Denver Wilson of Shenandoah were guests of the club that Evenin and both gentlemen responded to iffy nations to make addresses As did also our own col c m Stanley there was quite a Lively discussion concerning some improvements the City particularly around the rail Road property a new depot is l saturday morning the jury brought in a verdict in the damage suit of g a Culver of Chadron Nebr against the City of Corning the jury found for the plaintiff and fixed the damages at attorneys Carl Stanley and b j Gibson for the City immediately cited the court that the finding was excessive according to the evidence judge Fuller took the Case under advisement and this week ruled that the verdict should be Cut Down to or the verdict of the jury rejected on the ground that it Al Lowed excessive damages that puts be Case in this position if the Paintiff sees fit to accept the reduced suggested by the judge the jury verdict will be allowed to stand oth Rise the Case will go to a new trial it is believed that the City will no peal the Case on the ground tha will recover from other parties already the City has brought Sui against w j Wilson alleging tha e is responsible for the injury t or Culver because of the excava Ion in which Culver was injured be in on the Street contiguous to property and made for or Wilson the City attorneys expect he Biggar company to be drawn Stathe suit As it was engaged i raiding operations in connection with is Wilson Culver brought suit for a Mages alleged to have been sus his falling into a Hole at the West end of the Wilson and big Gar buildings Culver claimed that he City had been negligent in not seeing that the Hole was properly safeguarded and that there were no warning lights to keep him from into the place after night which he says he did it was some opening the olands furniture store does handsome thing say but that opening at the to and furniture store was a Fine of air last week we presume fully 2 00 people of this Community who trended the big opening will attest the truth of our statement it was the finest stunt of the kind pull d of in Corning for Many a Day o say the very least the rain of thursday made it look disappointing to the proprietors of the store but notwithstanding the and weather fully 500 people came the store that afternoon Friday and saturday the crowds were very arge Macks jazz orchestra fur shed music each afternoon pop Orn was furnished free to the kid Dies the ladies had favors in the orm of carnations and roses and found the Cigar he gentlemen rays the display was Fine rooms spec ally fitted up with appropriate furniture and fixtures had been partitioned off on the upper floor of the Wilding and everybody agreed thai t was the finest display of the kind Ever made in Corning the store is certainly very Well equipped and the Rolands Are justified in their modest Pride in it the rest room is one of the big Gest and Best features it will be a Doon to the ladies All of the time vol l no 13 Tornado Hills 158 storm sweeps Over eight states on sunday of this week Georgia reported 38 deaths destruction is worst in Indiana Illi Nois Ohio and states East of Mississippi River Chicago March death toll sundays Tornado which swept three sections in eight states is Esti mated today at 158 with fear that re ports from isolated districts not yet heard from will swell the total the stricken communities ars emerging from the wreckage wrought by the storm and Relief measures for the thousands of homeless Are Well under Way the tabulation of dead by states follows Indiana 37 Illinois 27 Ohio 26 Michigan 12 Georgia 38 Alabama Delaware Hast voted the suffrage fight in Deleware has not yet come to a vote if that state ratings the amendment it will make the necessary number to embody the document in the Constitution missis Sippi is also a hopeful state for the suffragists the Senate of that state voted in favor of the Amend ment by a majority on one the lieu tenant governor casting the deciding Farmer badly Hurt Greenfield la March Reed a Wel Todo Farmer living near Chicago Market closed the Chicago live Stock Market is closed on account of the strike of 900 feeders at the Stock Yards some 50000 packing House employees May be thrown out of work on account of she strike 17 St Louis to 1 East Troy wis 1 Nebraska 1 Ati unverified report thai 15 Whites were killed at Stovall a a Village near la Grange is being investigated Prescott City election j p Martin again chief magistrate in that City they had a red hot election Down in Prescott monday and j p mar tin was elected supreme lord High executioner without reservations he officiated in that capacity on a former occasion and the people Evi Dently liked him he was the head of the Peoples ticket while a c Nash was the Leader of the citizens forces the vote for mayor stood 66 for Martin and 48 for Nash a e Booth lad no opposition for the of fice of treasurer and Foj e Green was the Only candidate for assessor the vote on aldermen resulted in the election of Pottinger Miner and Keever on the Peoples ticket and Greenfield had one ear almost torn i Corning or trimmer has had a wide experience in the treatment of after effects of the flu he can be consulted april 6th at the Bacon hotel Sparr and Payne on the citizens ticket it was As follows go Pottinger de Miner Chas Sparr Ray Keever j p Payne f e Ramsey Jas Campbell and Focy 80 61 50 45 44 40 38 Thyl High school and Grade pupils in the Prin Cipal roles and big choruses Fiji of the toy shop is a musical extravaganza similar to babes in to land and love tales from Hoffman Bonnie the to makers daughter while wondering in the Woods near her fathers Home is put into a magic sleep by the Sandman and dreams that All the Bisi Jue and wooden creatures of he fathers toy shop come to life a delightful love Story which Center about fifi and tin heart is car throughout the play and ene the y w c a is giving this Lay to raise Money for furnishing heir room at the greater Conran to Hospital at Creston ticket Sale y the High school students will be Gin this week All tickets Are 50 ends plus War tax and there will be to reserved seats the play will be Given at the opera House two nights Friday and saturday april 9 and 0 you cant afford to miss this Good play and High class entertain ment ways a current topic in Corni Gand in addition the club members tested a new overhead Bridge some paving around the depot Yards with the railroads broke after their experiences with Uncle Sam for the past few years it is not probable that these things will materialize year the Dollar Day or bargain sales suggested by j h Dunn several years ago were alluded to in a very favourable manner and it is probable that some such scheme will be observed to attract the people of this Vicinity in the near future the matter was left a the hands of the directors to be worked out later there was a very Large attendance at the meeting and the club members Are enthusiastic in the belief that the officers Are going to keep things moving in Fine shape disastrous storm tip Lucas has a letter from his daughter airs w h Scott of Dupree s d telling of the severe storm in that country about two weeks ago the lady says they were without train service for two weeks one Cut on the Milwaukee railway had Snow 15 feet deep and when it was shovelled out 120 head of cattle were found that had perished in the storm attended District 3 h Dunn Alex Nichols Weaver Cooper and Jesse Homan were Dele Gates from the local Baptist churches to tha convention of that denomination at Chariton last thursday the Baptist people have a million Dollar Campaign in full swing now in the interest of the inter Church world movement incidentally while the above named gentlemen were at the convention they were keeping their eyes open for a suitable minister to or and airs e k Bridge made a be pastor of the Baptist churches in business visit in Creston county timings also Paris hats and trimmings and american makes will be found at my Parlours and French room open at 8 a m until in the evening Friday and saturday april 2 and 3 i want to Call Especial attention to my line of misses and child rens hats All come and see buy if you hard feelings if you dont Iowa mrs Addie Downing i
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