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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - October 4, 1900, Corning, Iowa All Hortfe Print Corning Adams County Iowa Thursday October 4 19OO A BAD WRECK A End Cotillion Near Alton in Which Three Lives Were One of the most Disastrous wrecks that has occurred on the west division otfhe Burliacton in late years took niace last Saturdaymorning at 1205 JraRas a result three lives were lost Engineer Peter McAloon Fireman Ly Baan and Tom OiJrien tramp are the dead The accident took place stosut half a mile eaet of the Afton station near the cutoft switch the trains colliding on a sharp curve The first section of Ho 72 had left Creston on its way east and had pulled to the east end of the passing track towait for an extra freight wesf bound The second section or 72 was a few moments behind the first section and was in charge of Conductor Fleming Engineer Peter McAloon and Fireman Swanson with engine Xo The west bound extra was m charge of Conductor Dris coll with Engineer George HawkerJ Fireman Lymau Sprowl and engine It is said the block signal was out at Aftonto hold second 72 for the extra but the engineer seemed notto have seen the signal and pulled through Altonat a good rate of speed colliding with the extra near the eaet switch The collision was BO sudden ancj so terrific that alt ot the mencould not leave their engines Engineer Hawker on the extra jumped through the cab window alighting in the ditch at the side of the track He was somewhat burised and shaken up but escaped in jury Lyman Sprowl however could not escape and was caught between the engine and the tender Engineer Pete McAloon on 72 was caught in the debris Uoth men were instantly killed Fireman Swan son on172 escaped by jumping receiv ing only a spraineU wrist of the Wreck was telegraphed to Creston and help was sent down as soon as pos sible The first work was to extricate the bodies from under the wreckage The badly mangled body of a tramp was found under the debris As soon as this was done the track was cleared and in aboutfthree or four hours trains were running through Afton The scene at the wreck was awful Three cars of cattle were wrecked many of the animals killed and the rest crazed with fright Several car loads of gram were wrecked cars and engines were piled up m a tangled haap The causeof the wreck has not been fully determined as a thorough investigation has not been made Both the fireman and engineer killed are well known along the line engineer McAloon resid ing in Ottumwaand fireman Sprawl in Creaton The accident was a very bad one The loss of property to the com pany is about Married At the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs Thomas Tteese in Carbon yesterday October 3 Miss Minnie Reese marriage td Cttas Houpk The ceremony waswitnessed by a large number of friends and relatives Rev A Y Cupp ollicjating ImmgcliateJy follosvmg the wedding ceremony and the congratulations of the guests a most bountiful and elaborate rdinner was served The bride is one of the most popular young ladies of CarbQn and vicinity and has many attractive and lovable traits of mind and charac ter that errlear her to her friends The gro na is the second son of Mr and Mrs Henry Houck and hag always lived nearCarbcn where he is known and respected by all Btr and Mrs Houck will make theirfuture home in Carbon where the groom is engaged in business and have the good wishes of their many friends for their future prosperity and happiness i At the residence of Rev J A Love joy and by him Sunday September 30 Miss Asenath Scott was united in mar riage to Lyman T Young Both these young people reside in Brooks and have many friends and acquaintances who extend congratulations The young couple will make their home at Clay Center Nebraska 11 Wreck at A wreckoVcuVreefat 3s odaway Safrur day morningat 235 betweenthe first and second sections of freight No 85 The first section had stopped at JNod away to meet two east bound extras and the second section struck the rear end of the tirst section The engineer fireman on the second section escaped injury by jumping and there was no one in the way car of the first section at the time of the collision The engine of the second 85 was consider ably damaged and the way car caught lire aid was entirely destroyed Wreck ing crews from Villiaca and Red Oak cleared the track Died At the residence of his parents Jerry and Mrs Mary Taylor in Nodaway township September 26 Charles Edwin Taylor born in Phillipps county Kan December 13 1878 aged 21 years months and 13 days A yonng manof exceptionaly good character a kind and obedient son and affectionate brother After an impressive and beautiful ser vice atthe home by Rev Driver the femaiasfollowed by a large concourse of friends was placed at rest beside a brother in the Nodaway cemetery The parents brothers and sisters wish to thank their many friends frr their kindly aid and sympathy through their sad bereavement rUrriage ol Two Young People Well Known In Corning A marriage in which the people of this community will begreatly ifater estedoecurred last Thursday in Chicago The parties were Miss Alice Garriahan Sample and Daniel W Turner andthey were married at 8 oclock at the Hyde Park Methodist church Rev Frank Crane officiating Miss Winona Pere grine was maid of honor and Dr Harry Turner best man while Lester Green and A AV Kuhns officiated as ushers The brides dress was white organdie and she wore a and carried white roses MUs Peregrine wore white organdie and carried a bouquet of pink roses The ceremony was followed by areception at the home of the brides grandmother onlyvthe bridal party and the relatives being present Mr and Mrs Turner left the same evening for the east and after visiting Buifalo Niagara Falls and other points will return to Corning i The bride is a yqungwoman of more than ordinary charms and accomplish ments She was formerly a student at the Academy and during her stay here made many friends Mr Turner is a young man ofhigh character He served with Company K in the Philip pines and was popular with his fellow soldiers as with people generally Ths youngvcoupeNwilLgo mthe house east of Grove Park They start life together under mostauspicious circumstances and many friends wish them all the joy possible and know that they deserve it DISTRICT COURT The October Term of the District Court will Be gin in this City Next Week After a long vacationthe attorneys and litigants 9f county will re surne workv in tlffe city next week Court convenes on Monday and Judge Tedford will preside There is not a Vjtty large docket although the term promises to bell busy one The grand jrtfprs are to report on Tuesday and fhe petit jurois OH Wednesday The latter were drawn some weeks ago and their names were given to this paper There are five criminal cases on the docket and the chances are that a num ber of additional indictmentswill be re turnedjtjy thegrand jury The bigamist Garn doubt be indicted and it is probable that his trial will occur at this term MUTUAL INSURANCE flEETING REPUBLICAN MEETINGS Dates of the nestings to Be Held In the School Houses ot the County The school house campaign was started by the republicans ofAdams county this week At Nodaway Tues day evening Representative Blakemore of Bedford made the address and a republican club was organized At Prescott the same evening Congress man Thomas of the eleventh district meeting Last eveninga club was organized in Grant township Following are the other dates that have been made Iveyville Thursday October 4 Poison School House Carl township Friday October a Douglas township Highland School House FridayOctober 5 Brooks Saturday October 5 Quincy Wednesday October 10 Union township Sheets SchoolHouse Friday October 12 Boarders Wanted Inquire of Mrs Frank Jones Corn ing iOlt The Annual fleeting of the Stockholders ofthe Adams County Organization r The stockholders of the Farmers Mutual Insurance Association of Ad ams and adjoining counties held their annual meeting at the court house Sat urday ThSre seems to be no diminifi tion in the interest shown by the mers in this organization and there was a good attendance at the meeting The association is one of the most success ful of the many flourishing mutual companies in Iowa and it has saved its stockholders an immense amount of money during the years ot its existence Its affairs have been managed in a businesslike way and at n6 time in its history has it been stronger than the present efficient management the meet ing to order and the minutes ot last years meeting were read and approved A motion was carried directing the Eresident and secretary to make a ateoh the assessment df policies tihatj wereissued prior to May tocorj respond to the indebtedness dt the time1 the policies were issued The president and secretary were directed to settle with Mr Clagers for the loss of which was destroyed July 22 moved and carried that the assocfatibn pay no losses that do not occur on thS premises described ik the policies the exception ot live stockfarm imple ments vehicles machinery and harness A motion that no losses be paid on stock in incorporated towns except when such stock is struck by lightning was lost The motion that at leastone of the appraisers called to appraise property insured by this association be a memberof thacassociation was also lost as was the amendment that oneof the adjusters be one of the appraisers On motion it wasdecided to appointa committeeof five to examine the ar tidesof incorporation and bylaws antl are desirahlotwitfi a yteworteorganizatiomof ation atthe next annual committee to report at the next annual meeting President Daugherty was ap pointed one of the members fit the com mittee and was authorized to appoint the others It was moved andcarried that the officers be elected by ballot and on motion the ollice of secretary warvoted on first Jerome Smith the present incumbent received a majority of the votes andwas declared elected Allthejpresent otlicers were reelected as follows T SH Daugherty pres ident S B Overmire vice president A G Kennori treasurer Nicholas T Ecklea and G W ilorris directors The associa tion then adjourned The following members were present at the meeting R Bosisto A G Kennon Isaac Bro kaw G W Morris Corn ing J P Clark Maurice Baker J G Campbell Prescott T J Eckels II S Henderson J F Crenshaw S BOver mlro Lenox BP iloke Kent R W Chapman GH Ridge way Wm W Mc bkimming HenryIlogenkamp Crom well Nichols Walsh J Hendricks T S H Dougherty Creston E W Day Hoyt Phillip Mahr Tip Lucas Ivey ville Jas Conaway J D HartNoda way IOWA HAPPENINGS Ttbor College Gets Fort Dodge la Oct M Dem Ing donated to Tabor college Tabor la Saturday Jlr Doming is retired capitalist and has been in terested In the school through influ ences in the Congregational ouuvcu under whose auspices the school is maintained Three Killed In Wreefe la Oct Peto McAloon of Ottumwa Fireman Lyman Sprowl df Crestop and an unknown trampwere killed in a wfeck half a mile eastof Afton on the rnain line of the Burlington in a headend col lision due to a misunderstanding of train orders Fifteen head of cattle killed rind uaaiiy Minister Icuonncc9 Ctinrch Sioux ettr Sept E j Witte pastor of the Fourth Presbyte rian chiirch of tliis city has reriouhced Presbyteiiimism to joinDGwies church In a letter totbe Sioux presbytery he resigns his pastorate audentcvs Into a scathing denunciation of the Presby terian cliureh declaring it to be hypo and all its members apostates from the one true cliureh which lie calls the Christian Catholic church Iowa Veterans Reunion Fort Jiadisoiv la Sept vet erans of tlieThirtieth Iowa volunteer infantry inetJn annual reunion here Tvith 42memberspresent The meet t Ing was presidedover by Alajor R D Cramerof Memphis Mo The old of ficeis were reelected as follows Pres ident Major R D Cramer vice presi fdent Colonel ARoberts treasurer H pgilbee of Birmiug bani la Washington In was se lected iia the next place of reunion Ship Cuttle to Scotland Grthnell la Oct experiment of shipping cattle to Glasgow Scot land lias been found to be a great suc eess by Bwhrt Bros of Poweshiiek county They inade the first shipment in July and sold their cattle for per head At each trip they take about 200 beard It is said the cattle stand the trip well arid really gain in weight while on the ocean say they can make more by tak ing their cattle to Scotland than by selling them in Chic k r Octoljwr Imoi of SupremeCourt i Legal Blanks at this office ceptioo of Judge Scott M Judge Granger wbo is in Hot Springs S Dv aud wiU dot be present thi5 term all ofLthe judges of the supreme court are inthe city and the entire morning wus spent in the consultation room upon matters relative to ilie coming term of the supreme court which opens tomorrow The calendar for the October term is one of the heaviest inits history Over 300 cases appear for triul KcaaeGiven an Ovntion Dubuque Sept Rev John J Ivctiue newiy appointed archbishop of Dubuque was given an ovationon his arrival here yesterday afternoon to be Installed into office His train was met at Apple River by delegates representing tlie clergy and laiety headed by Mgr Ryan Tin party was to the archiepiscopal palace where the archbishop donned the robes of his new office Mgr Ryan who has administered the diocese since Arch uishop Hennessyg death deiivered the keys to the new metropolitan To Close I Gents 1900 model Bicycle Imperial i Gents 1900 model Imperial Bi cycle wifch Coaster Brake attached 1 Ladies 1900 model Imperial Bi cycle First quality Morgan Wright double tube tires complete 32 50 Sing evtube tires 1 Morgan Wright inner tubes first quality 1 CO Morgan Wright inner tubes second quality 75c Morgan Wright inner tubes third quality 50c lOc Cements 5c Nickel plated hand pumps lOe Large riiclUe plated foot pumps 28c 8100 saddles standard makes 75c These Prices Subject to Stock on Hand flfili L it 71 i 8M V fr We Trade Back We clesire the public to know that any gbbds bought at this store dan be brought back and exchanged provided the goods are not damaged If we can not please you the money is refunded One Price to All i We also wish to announce that we have Ijut one price and that marked in o A A guarantee every article sell togive satisfaction We guarantee our prices to be as low if not lower than you can find elsewhere on the same quality of goods at CARTWRIGHTS Burcli Bros Oltl Stand Good day board at Mrs Frank J ones 40lt Everything fresh and clean at Har deatys new restaurant the first door north of Tinsleys photograph gallery The residence of H II Hill is being improved by a coat of paint M A Pot win is doing the work and this fact insures a job For 15 cents you can get a good square meal at Hardestys new restaurant first door north of Tinsleys photo gallery Furnace for Sale Complete with casings pipes and reg isters all in good condition at onehalf price if taken soon 3JIt W W RUNVON A full line of legal blanks fosind at THE UNIONREPUBLICAN oQice If you need a lease mortgage or any kind of justices blanks get them at this ollice Home Seekers Excursions Dates of sale October 21G November 620 cembT4l8 Various poiuts limit 21 days Olio are plus for Clio round trin ForfurtJier information call on or address N F H Umocs Agt Quadrennial Convention National Association of Democratic Clubs Indianapolis Wednesday October 34 1UOO Dates of sale Trains arriving at Chicago 1eoria or St rouis Oct 1st or 2nd returning Oct fttli Quo fare pins S2M for the round ao2 F IIGKIGS Agt Ready to Wear Merchandise for all All the new things in Tailor Made Suits Skirts Waists Jackets Capes Scarfs and Storm Collars Uninatchable values are our and Jackets and and Plush Capes Men and Boys Wearing ApareL Talk about Overcoats have you seen our stock you will think we ex pect to supply the county and then some The greatest Overcoat ever shown You will say so when you take a look ;