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Adams County Union (Newspaper) - October 24, 1895, Corning, Iowa iTHOLE NUMBER 1317 H CORNING ADAMS COUNTY IOWA OCT 241895 VOL XXIII NO 43 Attorney At Law Collections and all legal businosa promptly attended to Office over National Bank of Corning 4 BBOWN AttorneysatLaw PrttUce la SUte Supreme and COVU Flrtt Hat1 Baufc 3OBHING IOWA H BBYAST M D JPttysician Hixrgeon Office Manns Block Coming Iowa Boelienoe 7th Street 1st door north of O T Cole Wr O MITCHHLL AttorneyAtLaw l attention given to collections Office door north of post office COHNtNG IOWA a ATTORNEY A TL A W COHiONG IOWA Special attention given to collectloas Office over Manns Block fa THOMPSON SEN Harness Saddles Collars Bridles Whips Combs Brushes etc Repair ing neatly and cheaply All work war Corning Iowa ALTJtH SEWCOHB CO Dealew In c Litbi rSklnslas Doort Blinds Lime Paint6CeTnent Etc Btc Estimates iadly fnrnlihed Yards corner Beaton Aye Sixth street Corning Iowa HC BARXHAKT COBNING IOWA uate of Philadelphia Dental Col WORK GUARANTEED JOHNHONM D ICIAF t door south Davis WelU iiiliii Beeidenoe just cast of Academy iHtysiclan Surgeon over Andrews Olothing Store CORNING IOWA W ill attend promptly all calls day or night in city or country Residence corner lOst and Locals ave HOTEL EWING OPPOSITE DKPOT IOWA Manager f V potter M D B W Selby M D FOTTER SELBY Physicians and Surgeons V B Potter residence flrat houao south of M Davis H w Selby resldenoo Fe8tof soutU side of square opposite Baptls Ciirch F H SCRANTON DENTIST Office over 1st Natl Bank Corning la New methods for extracting teeth without ptiin Crown rind bridge work a specialty Reasonable prices for nrstclfisa work No charge for examination CORNING REAL ESTATE CO Transacts a general Real Estate busi ness buys and sells Choice farms ami town property Tor sale trade or rent If you hivvo anything to sell list it will us Cull when you want to buy Office 1st door south of Andrews Clothing House MANAGER Interest on Deposits of anc v Tjpward Same as Any H Savings Bank J1000000 TmnMcM a 8 HBPiiiNn President for Farm Corning State Savings Bank money to lend on at i per cent annnnl intorec with Sll0 optional payments Ut THE STOUT OF NXVIKVIIXX Two weeks ago theUKiosf reprinted from the Creston a story of the settlement of our northeast corner township because it dealt with inci dents of interest to all our readers The editor of the UNIOS did not ex amine theartiele critically or he would taye discovered the unfairness of the ticture presented of Nevinyille as she s today Mr J H Kerr and old Nevinvillian kindly furnishes some cor rections lu a recent issue of the UNION was what purported to be a history of iJevinville Iowa copied from the Cres oa American in which the writer was jroBslv in errorpa moat all poiats oh which he touched or was utterly re gardless of truth in bis statements To any one who is acquainted with Jio town of Nevinville it would appear hat the article referred to was calou ated to do aa injury to the place The writer begins by saying that around the public square are several dilapidated buildings none of them fit or occupancy which is wholly false There is not one dilapidated or unoc cupied builfling facing the square in Neyinville or in any otherpart of the town to the writers kapwleSge c The article inthe the dea that the whole town was isi ii di iapidatedcoadition ruined and gone to decay It is also stated that there is not a decent residence in the town and the only enterprises ar0 a store a school house and a blacksmith shop Just why any one should wish to cry down the little town of NeviriBO un justly is more than I can comprehend Without going into detail with re gard to the fraud which was perpetrat ed on the early settlers of Kevin bythe origual platters of the ground which he American de3cribes copiously iorrectly 1 wish to say that setter inland business point in south west Iowa than this sameNevinville There is and has always been a brisk mercantile business carried on there patronized by the surrounding country which is as good community as there is in the state The 1arniers are not provincial and behind he times They have good souses painted inside and but good barns and fences and an air of thrift and prosperity yervades the general atmosphere and inthe townofNevin proper in whichthe Ainerican says that shere cannot be found a house fit for occupancy There are as good resi dences as there is in anyordinary town of its size A T Joy E T Delauey Dr Gregory J R Bonar Bonar S M Beebe Mrs Con rad Mr Cox J Foster and anumber of others all have large commodious modernrsklences witEneat well kept nfH i Mi Mora f A room school house ana two substantial chnrch buildings all well at evidence that the citizens are abreast of the times in morality and education But perhaps the most glaring injus tice was in the Americans manner 6J summing up the industries of the place The leading mercantile firm carries large line of general merchandise and has been in business there for twelve years That they have been successful goes without saying Joseph Fisher is another of Neyins merchants and does a general mer cantile business in the old corner storewhich was occupied so long F L Spurgeon now of Orient This old building has quite a history of its ownwhichI have not space here to enter into But so far from being dead and buried relic of the past as the American would have us believe ii is in preservation iyetand chock full of goods owned by the genial Mr Fisher who in his short mercantile ex perience of two years has built up s large and profitable trade Mr Bar low of Carl has recently put in s branch store in the building formerly occupied by D C has placed it under the efficient manage uieut of Mr Patterson and is doing a good business J R Bonarsince his appointmentas postmaster has built a neat new postomce building Mr Bo nar is thriving Business in the pump and windmill line John Jones purchased the meat market o Mr Lee sometime during the past sum mer and is carrying on a profitable trade in that line This business also new building erected within the past two years Jobn Foster pro prioior of the Nevin hack lino carries the didly mail between Nevin anc Creston He also has a passenger anc package traffic That he has stuck to tlve business for five years is evideuw that lie has macleit pay Dr Gregory clie resident physician has a good pay ing practice and would not exchange Nevinville for any field of practice he IKIS yot seen The village blacksmith is not wanting to make the natura makeup of a thrifty country village complete J Lambright has run the Nevm blacksmith shop capably anc profitably for thn past four years There is a strong post of the G A E and Womans Relief Corps and a lodge of the Loyal Mystic Legion and on Sundays tlio M E und the Congrega tional churches are well filled Nevin villo nvikos no pvetensn toward boiug sifiliv They know that they arc no on tlift rjtilroiid and can never hope tc u more than an inland village anc trading point They became reconciled to this years iiutl made up their minds that siace they could never be more than a vil Inge thoy would be the very best vil Inge that could be made out of the ma terial at hand In this they have sue coedcd admirably and have a mode country town a Village of homes wher nearly every householder owns th homo he occupies and takes pride in keeping it up I varily believe tha thoru ire few places iu the state when peace and harmony and enntentmen abound as they do in Adam MKeuii is perhaps the oldest settler Hv ing in Nevni at the present time bu the American was badly mistaken in GREAT FAILURE SALE OF I A Few Omly The Pihancial Stringency of the past year has swept away like chaff Gpeat concerns have tottered and fallen One of the Largest Wholesale Houses in the country went down in the whirlpool Their stock had to be slaughtered We will Sacrifice in Coming la of these goods We will Sell 121 MeiisSnita worth for 219 Mepa Suits good business ones V 311 Hens Suits Extra bnsirieas ones worth 850 to 259 Mens Suits good dress ones worth 10 50 to 285 Mens Suits fine dress ones 12 to 301 Mens Suits extra fine drees ones worth 15 to 179 Mens Fine Prince Albert anite 225 325 475 550 675 875 to Eoekford H Hose 7 pair Childs Snits Fine Neckties Good Suspenders Childs Knee pants 25c 39c lOc lOc lOc Mena Wool Jeans Pants Mens Half Wool Pants Mens Overalls Mens Heavj Overalls 75c 89c Soc 40c 850 OVERCOATS AT HALF PRICE Remember this is an exceptionally fine and clean line of clothing latest Cuts Regents Square Sack Round Sack etc and fine fabrics Values not considered The goods must be sold The great firm made sacrifice YOU getthebenefit does the work of in this sale Opening Saturday Oct 26 1895 ST JOE BANKRUPT STORE OKEY BUILDING North Bacon Hotel Coming la aaaSE saying that all the original settlers were deadp3 O Stevenson of Corning WAS one of the tint on the ground and can tall some interesting tales of his pioneer experience J L Ellis another old tinier sold Ma Kevin home about five years ago and remoTod to Tabor where he resides at the present time George Grant who is called the poet and historian otNevinrille still owns his farm near Nevin though ho has been visiting his old homeJ in Maiae for a year The litigationin Which the public square is involved and to which Mr J Jones not Mr Edwards as the Ameri can has it has beon given a deed wiil be watched with interestnot only by the present residents but by every one who has ever been directly or indirect ly connected with the village of Nevin ville J H KKBXINO Southwest Iowa Awtociation to Hold its Annual In December George W Van Houten of Lenox secretary of the Southwestern Iowa Horticultural society has seat oat the following announcement to the bets of the association Tha society will meet in annnaJ ses sion at Council Bluffs on Tuesday De cember 17 for a three days session A good attendance and an excellent fruit display may be expected Liberal pre rniums will be pnid in cash for and vegetables as may be seen in Vol 39 of state report page 368 On page 269 may be seen a list of standing committees and aa this will lie the baais of the coming program yon are invited to examine the same Parties desiring a copy of the program should drop a card to the secretary mid it will be sent to all applicants Parties who desire copies for distribution will be supplied if they will state number of copies desired The evening session on the first day is usually devoted to sociability and as there will be a short entertaining pro gram it will pay to come early and Slav the three days of the This notice is sent out early so those having fruits may not forget to save samples for the meeting The premiums are so arranged that single varieties get premiums and the small grower has a chance to get premiums even if only a single variety is shown Arrange to attend the meeting for it will pay all Interested in horticulture to do so Why is it that George Mahon and wife live so hapily they get an even temper from the Round Oak STTXCnXB XTXAR HXVUT Joseph Bartlett Before a Xir ror and Deliberately Sent a Bul let Into His Head The report was brought to Corning last Tharspay of the suicide of Joseph Bartlett near Nevinville at noon that day It seems that Bartlett had been en gaged in digging potatoes on the farm wfjere he resided aad at noon went to the blouse for dinner He washedand then stepped into an adjoining room stood before a looking glass picked up a rovelver which was lying on a bureau ind deliberately fired a bullet into his brain dying almost instantly Messen gers were sent for medical he was beyond holp notified and he at once wenVSFo the Bartlett home to investigate the affair Bartlett was a young man under thir ty years of age He was married fonr or five years ago and has resided near Nevin since that time generally being engaged in farming Prior to his niar riagehelived with hia parents on his fathers farm two miles west of Nevin He was an industrious young man gen erally of a happy cheerful disposition and be seemed to prosper reasonably well It is reported that he and hia wife did not Jive happily together and that domestic trouble caused him to take hia own life Others are of the opinion that he brooded over financial troubles until he became temporarily insane and ended his existence by lir ing a bullet into his heml However it is Tikoly the true cause will never bo known as the young died without making any statement whatever The following is the coroners verdict State of Iowa County t Wo the Hnacnlgnad being duly flworn aa jurora to sat an lofinrHt at tho hoinu of Joseph Bartlett over liiu vmnlnsdo horoby iigroe timt the dcoonafd on to Ilia dciitb from a pistol Won ml In hts iliflit temple nml ttmtbtla pistol was bold in anil fired by Ms own hand B W QRlQrHV M O J B STIWART VJuron 8 JJlADlSOjf J JAMES P Coroner 1 B A rhn rullpwlnv t nul Comirie 80 4 PuMneer dullv 140 p m NoZ dally So 98 dully Sunday p m No 5 PaftMnger a m Nft3 m No 11 a lla u No 73 Freight p m No tl freight except Sunday a m Viultian and chookud thrmi1 ti i I iirlncipul polnln mill IflOO AniiJUonmllu ticket nn mile All freight aiut be on irrlvitl F A GRIQOS Aifon Guaranteed to Kun Lighter and do better work than any riding or walking plow on earth Kara Sold 20 This Fail Buggies Buggies 1 We are offering for next SO days a fine lot of Buggies and Carriages At reduced It will pay you to see these bargains PBTEB SCHtTCTLER on Earth JOBSON good wagon lor the money We are weH equipped for firstclass Windmillwork before you buy Shafe Figure with us ack AF FOE EVBBYTHINO THAT IS KEPT IN A PIRST CLASS HABD WAKE STORE East Side Da via avenue Corning Iowa XMEC IVHO i tnii 1 1 nj i nL for SS for alrir Tne oniy aaft for for MOT ever offered to especially rscoi B ed to raarrlod and no other lier lxx 0 tov B for CO Clevclaiul Oixio For sale by WILL A DAVIS ;