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Adams County Union (Newspaper) - August 29, 1895, Corning, Iowa vVHOLE NUMBER 139 CORNING ADAMS COUNTYVIOWA THURSDAY AUG 29 1895 Tk H VOL XXIII NO 35 MEYERHOFF Attorney At Law Collections and nil legal business pro ttcndedto Ollico over Ntitionnl Bank of Corning BKOWN AttorneysatLaw tn State Supreme and United State Coutta First Hatl Bank 30RNING IOWA A FATAL ACCIDENT New Odd Fellows Hall the Scene of a Fatal Accident Saturday Peter Anthony Falls Fortyfeet xir o MITCHBLL AttorneyAtLaw Special attention given to collections Office Second door north or post office CORKING IOWA TjV Q KINDRED ATTORNEYATLAW CORNING IOWA V Special attention given to collections Office over Manns Block ft THOMPSON SEN n Harness Saddles Collars Bridles Whips Combs Brushes etc Repair ing neatly and cheaply All work war ranted CorningIowa ALTER NBWCOMB CO Dealers In Lumber Lath Shingles Saab Blinds Lime Paints Cement Etc Etc Estimates gladly farnUhcd Yards corner BentonAya and Sixth street Corning Iowa HC BABNHAKT CORNING IOWA Graduate of Philadelphia Dental Col lego ALL WORK GUARANTEED W 3 JOHNSON M D SURGEON Offlceist door south Davis Wells just cast of Academy n j a V F H SCRANTON DENTIST Wiewmethpds teeth Crown ianct bridge appecialty Reasonable prices fdrfirstsclaag work No charge for examination Physician Surgeon Office over Andrews Clothing Store r CpRTING IOWA all calls day or or country Residence pprnqrlOgtandLoniis ave HOTEL SWING OPPOSITE DEPOT CRESTON IOWA E E EwJNa Manager HBRYANT itD JPhysician STtrgeon Office MaunsBlook Cornlns Iowa Residence 7th Street 1st door north of C T Colo V T A STAPLIS T HARDESTY STAPLES and Builders Corning Iowa Mnko n Bpcinlty orstono Brick Plastering and Cement woric CORNING REAL ESTATE CO Transacts a general Real Estate busi ness buys and sells Choice farms and town property for sale trade or rent 1C ypu have anything to sell list it with us Call when you want to buy 1 Office 1st door south of Andrews Clothing House MANAGER Pays Interest on Deposits of and Upward Same as Any Savings Bank CAPITA BUIULUS Trnnancta n Oanornl Banking Business W 3 HBFLINO President OFFICERS JA L WELts VicePresident CIIAB T COLE Cashier for Farm Loans A BAV OilCALAMITIES Last Saturday morning ajfewminutes past nine oclock the people in the yi ciaity of the new Odd Fellows hall were startled by the wild cry of George Holt who exclaimed My God Pete has fallen over the wall There was a hasty commotion of the workmen on tho wall andpeopie came running from all directions In a decavity to the rear of the build ing lay Peter Anthony apparently dead with blood Streaming from his nose and mouth and froma wound in the head He was working on the top of the building and wsts remoriag some Dum ber He was pulling the boards toward him and was backing at the same time and forgetting himselfhebacked off from the wallandieJl a distance of more than forty feet striking on his head and arms There was a biid frac ture of the skiill both arms were broken and the hemorrhages of blood showed that there were severe internal injuries Drs Glover andBryant were summonedMr Anthony was taken home and his wounds dress ed He regained consciousness in about an hourv but his injuries were too great to bear and he died at three oclock Sunday morning The funeral transpired Monday conducted by W O Allen Interment in South Hill cemetery Mr Anthonyleaves a wife and one child wlio are quite des titute He was a probationer in the M K church and would have been taken in full membership in about two weeks Providence had been less kind to Peter than to most of us and lie was simple of mind and the battle for life had al ways been a hard one but he always dicl the best he knetv how and was a faithful aid willing worker Mr William Parser who has recent ly removed here from Villisea was working on the second floor and about half past five oclockunfortunately fell through the joists to the 1st noor breaking his right arm twice and re ceiving some slight bruizes He was carried to Dr Glovers office where his arm was set He is getting along nice ly but it will be some weeks before he will bo able to work THE PKOGBAM List of Prizes for the Firemens Tour nament at Corning Sept 1O in Business meeting pi in Grand parade best an feet to iiy drant lay 200 feet of hose couple un couple fourth section drop back and out secondsection put in fourth sec ion and attach pipe to end of third sec lion association rules to govein Hose sections numbered in the order they leave the cart HubandHub race First prize Second prize Third prize 88000 Distance to berun 200 yards p in Coupling contest two old badges Three fastest Couplings out of four to count Amateur hose race First prize Second prize 82500 Third prize 81500 Distance 200 yards to hydrant lay 100 feet of hose and make couplings Teams in this race must be made up of men who never competed in any hose ace in tho association Ladder climbing contest dno prize silver lantern Chiefs race one prize gold iadge Hook and ladder race 875 00 First prize Second prize This race is to bo rim hub and hub listance 200 yards raise tho ladder and nit man to top Assu hose race SltSOO First prize 5000 Second prize 84000 Third prize Distance 300 yards tohydrant lay 100 feet of hose and make couplings Team making fastest time will Toe the association championship indthc silver cup valued at Cup to be hold until next tournament vhon same will be competed for again Lcam winning cup for three successive ears to hold the same as their proper y Highland Park Normal College Deo Koines Iowa A decision was rendered in the dis pirit court of Polk County Iowa Au ust 32 1805 that removes all doubtas o the future of Highland Park Normal College The school is being reorgan zed under its old president O H ongwoll and his efficient faculty and ill open this fall as usual September Ird Those who desire to enter school his fall neod not hesitate to present themselves afc that school on that date as President Lpngwcll says ho will guarantee to give all students who come just such classes and aceomrao lations as tfioy want and at the usual low rates of expense It should be re membered that in addition to the class es usually found In Normal Schools that this school maintains departments of Pharmacy Music Specialtrniuing for rimiuy teachers and the best business college and pen art school in the coun try All friends of true education will rejoice that Highland Park Normal col ego has comp out of its trouble a solid and substantial institution The Country Weekly Much fun is made of thecountry weekly Somebody signing himself E the Iowa Referendum drops in to poetry and defends the home pa the following touching way Theres ft little country paper that I love to alt nndread A paper poorly printed and behind Uio times indeed With pages small mid narrow and ink in clined to spread And here rmd tlieie a letter gravely standing on its head Or caps a tit erratic boldly popping into view In unexpected places and knocking things askew i A real old fashioned paper Crom my little na tive town Each week I nail its coming and I never put it down Till I read itevery column all tue local news you know About tlie dear old country folks I lived with long ago I note whose barn is palntedwbose cattle took tlie pitee And how Uriah Potta has raised a squash of wondrous size How farmer Martins daughter takes the school another ycnr At this I pauze and emile a hit andfeel a trifle queer Rememberinghow in bygone days when life seemed made for mirth Ithought this school maams mother was the sweetest girl on earth A nd now and then perchance Iroad that one I knew is dead Or find again some boyhood chum the sec ond timo has wed And so It goes and none can know what memories sad and sweet Come back to me when ever I read this home ly little sheet DIED Fruit Skins Should Not be Eaten The Muscatine Journal says that one of the physicians of that city says that fruit skins carry germs and is no mere intended for human sustenance than potato skins melon rinds or pea pods Ihe bloom of the peach is a luxuriant growth of microbes that of the grape only less so and when these are taken into the stomach they have more favorable conditions for their lively and rapid development which causes decay of fruit before it is possible to digest ifc This is the reason many peo ple think they cannot eat raw fruit If theyweuld in all cases discard the skin they would derive only good from the fruit itself Nature provides the skin for the protection of the fruit from tbe multitude of germs which are ever ready to attack it asis evidenced when the skin is bruised or broken in auy way The microbes at once begin their work of decay and the fruit is unfit for food Children are chief offenders in respect to this rule and should be care fuljy watched and frequently cautioned lnmind and 1 Jl trie diseases of lesscfrequent Iowa WeattterCrop Bulletin CENTRAL STATION Des Moines Iowa Aug 27 95 J The mean temperature of the past week was slightly above the normal On the 23d and 23d heavy and widely distributed showers afforded relief from the prevailing drouth Excessive measurements of rainfall are reported from all sections except a few north western counties Following are some of the heavier amounts reported Chick asaw 050 inches Hamilton 850 Shel by 547 Guthrie 070 Harrison 540 Pottawattamie 340 Adair 885 Scott 436 Fayette 4 35 Clayton 287 Mus catine 215 Monroe 235 Davis 355 Polk 210 Wayne 250 Webster 319 inches Tbe soil is now in excellent condi tion for fall plowing which is in pro gressPastures have been derived late potatoes and corn are now placed beyond danger of father injury by drouth and they will make the most of their improved coudilions MORE RUSSIAN THISTLE A Carbon friend has left another sample of Russian thistle at this office It is wellto prevent all these thistles from going to seed though they are not so dangerous in this region as some think The seed ripens about the mid die of late to be lmvost cd with grain and is not therefore in danger of being mixed with grain It is scattered by the roiling plants Kill them now Cattle sheep and hogs eat these thistles readily when green and not yet prickly Nebraska State Fair Omaha Net One fare for the round trip Tickets on sale September 16 to 20th inclusive Good returning till September 31st 05 F H GIIIGOS Agt APTOHPT SETTLEMENT CORNING IA Julys 1895 MrT C ReidagentCorning la DEAR SIR I acknowledge receipt of New York Life Insurance Companys check for 81000 in full settlement of policy No 631903 carried by my late ly deceased husband J N Turnbull My husband had only taken out this policy eight months before his death was in good health and only paid the Company one premium of I can surely testify that this now is a blessing to me and my family of small children and will cheerfully recommend your groat company to anyone wishing to make a sure provi sion for their families in of need Yours Truly AlANCT TURNBULT ROOMS FOR RENT Furnished or unfurnished adapted for Academy students Apply at UNION office 352t Near Villisea Towa on Wednesday August 21 1885 John Patterson the father of MrsS Noill formerly of Douglastownship at the residence of the latter aged 77 years 6 months and 9 days Father Patterson was held in high esteem by all who knew him as was attested by the large concourse of people that gathered at the fuueral which was conducted by the writer as sisted by Rev W B Redburii of the M E church May they meet again in that land where they never say good bye A Y C David McConkay of hcrirtfailjire superinduced by typhoid spmptoms aged 14 years 8 mouths and 8 days on Thursday August 22 1805 at the hpirae of his parents Mr and Mrs Will McConkay of this city The funeral transpired on Saturday conducted by Kev J Scbutz Inter ment in Walnut Grove cemetery Roy had been indisposed for more than a week but was only confined to bed abbutthree days He was an exceptionally bright boy who was reveredby all He was a member of the Union band and the membersOf that organization marchoc in a body to the cemetery The pall bearerswere the two clarionet players in the band and his Sunday school class mates Mr and Mrs McConkay have the sympathy of all our citizess ia theirsorrow CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank not only are neighbors but the people of Corning in general for their kind help in our late bereavement and for the many beautiful flowers which were sent as a token of love to our little Roy MB AND MES W C MCCONKAY AND CHILDREN Corning Girls ihould Act Likewise The following from the Crest on Cr zeite is very pertinent to an article that washanded us this week for publica tion touch on the same line One of those smart young men who persist fnhariglnffaboutehiircbes Sunday evenings to catch en got just what lie deserved hist night The fellow had ueeii standing near the the Methodist church and when n young Indy passed he at once attempted to accompany her Thelady resented the insult by using her umbrella very freely on the fellows head She belabored him lu good shape knocking his dudish form into the gutters while passore by enjoyed the fart The young man was pretty badly usedup and has not been seen on the streets today but he sot no he deservedand a few more licks would not have been out or place One of the committee appointed as hereinbelow named the UNION to print the following The Methodist jpeqple of Corning ehnrqh n nathesof ttielioys who persist will be taken and placed in hands of proper officers of the town It has became so distasteful to some that they even attend other churches in preference to their own Boys should le men in action and the habit of loung ing around the church and bldokading the walks is a nuisance that these peo ple will not stand any longer Such hings are denned us unlawful assem blages in our laws CORNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS Ther fall term of the Corning public schools will open Monday September 2nd This school employes an efficient corps of teaehefs in all its departments Excellent facilities can be afforded or a number of foreign pupils who will be admitted upon the payment of actual cost in the several departments For tickets of admission apply to Z T Widener President of the Board By order of Board W C CHUBB Secy WIDENER Pres ENGRAVED CARDS The UNIOJT has just completed ar rangements with a large engraving and imboasiug house whereby orders can be given at our offic and selections of slyles madf as cheaply and satisfactor ily as in any city Engraving visiting card plate This will be your property and you jan have cards printed at any tima Printing 50 cards from plate 75 cents Printing 100 cards from plate 8100 NOTICE OF DRAWING JURORS THE STATE op IOWA 1 Adams County ss Notice is hereby given that on Friday tho ith duy of September 1895 at the hour of one Ioloek p m of said day at the office iif tho County Auditor of said county tho undersign ed will draw jurors for the district court of said county as follows towlt at petit jurora to servo for tho October term of aald court to bo begun and holdcn on the 2Ist day of October 18B5 AH persons interest ed therein will take due notice thereof Given under our hands this 37th duy of Aug ust 1B85 Q W IIEN Co Auditor W S LYONS Clerk of Dlst i ourt H P MOORE County Auditor of Will STATE OP IOWA1 ss District Court in va Adams CountyJ cation To all whorn It mny concern Not ce Is hereby given that an Instrument n writing purportfiiK to bo the laat will and Almon Dunning deceased was hls day produced opened and read by tho un uerslgned and that I fixed tho SJnd duv of October as the day for hearlrTs proof In relation thereto Witness my offlolat signature with tho seal of said court afllxed this 26th day of AuBiiat 1805 W S LYONS Clerk District Court temperature at Corning aver aged 705 maximum rainfall J71 inches Tho rainfall of tho state was not well distributed Southern lago and Ringgold counties had eight to nine inches while northwest Cass and eastern PoUawatlamio had legs nan one inch Have lever Been THE MAKERS HAVE WRITTEN us WE SOLD MORE ROUNDOAKS LAST YEAR THAN ANY RETAILER IN TH E U N I T E D 8 T A T E S Favorite and Gem Cook Stoves Stand the same test In four sales we have never had a call for repairs for a Favorite or Gem stove we constant ly sell repairs for other makes The Fav orite and Gem stand the test of time See them at P S Builders Hardware of all Kind constantly in stock BON TON MEXT MARKET Two dooia south of Ankeny K Oarrmchaels Largest and finest market in the city Makes a 8pecalty of the finest fresh and cured moats Try us for a tender jnicy steak or anything in our line Ice delivered in the eicy Leave yonr orders Wonderful Wonderful PLOWS Enterprise Wagons jggggw jggf Buggies Call on us before vou buy Shafer Mack W PENNYROYAL PILLS For sale by WILL A DAVIS The only safo sure and reliable Female FXLX ever offered to Ladies especially roaommend ed to married Ladies FXLIS andtake no other ;