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Ames Times (Newspaper) - November 14, 1907, Ames, Iowa The e times a vol. Xvi. No. 29.Ames, Story county Iowa thursday november 14, 1907 per year the fair the fairs b Argam offerings m every Day necessities Here Are items that should be interesting to every one. Such goods Are not often offered at Cut prices right in the height of the season. Outing flannel a Good line of Outing f Lannell Light and dark 8c goods at. 02 suiting a very pretty line of suiting a Best Loc goods in the o Canton at. ,. Pc suit Case free with every suit or overcoat of $ 10 and Over. Menus sweaters 93c menus $ i. So heavy sweaters at. Linoleum 4 Yards wide linoleum $2.75 goods per in running Yard. I o i flannels Ioc Shaker flannel goes at. I in Canton flannel o j at. 7 in 8k White ribbon shoes at factory Price. A big line of the famous White ribbon shoes�?$3.50 and $4 ones at. Ladies $1 alaskan at. Menus $1.25 alaskan at 75c 98c miscellaneous 68c 29c 53c 39c let a Esq. Oil cloths go at. Galvanized Coal h ods�?40c ones at. 85c Granite Tea kettles at. Boc Blue and White water pails. $3.00 fur free with every coat of $8 and Over. Freight hits Millers train a a Billy Miller engine gets another bump. Billy escapes uninjured for the fiftieth time. A careful Engineer. There Are Ames people who have always entertained an idea that Quot Billy Miller Engineer on the Des Moines i culled a. Rabbi its foot or some sort of a Hoodoo Chaser and since the Little mix up of sunday morning there Are Suu More people of that belief. Barly sunday Forenoon the South passenger pulled into Yards and stopped on the curve at the round House to take water. At the same time number 331 a merchandise freight was switching in the Yards the freight had a Long string to switch and it had to pull about 300 Yards in order to Clear the switch by the Yard office. Instead of going up around the North curve the brakeman had the switch lined up so that the train would go Down around the South curve with the Long string of cars. This we Ould have been All right had not the passenger been on the same track engaged in taking water. The freight engine swung round the curve with considerable momentum neither the Engineer or fireman nor even the train master who was on the engine seeing the passenger. Quot Billy saw them coming and yelled but it was no go and the Mogul struck the Little Teakettle passenger engine squarely on the nose. It was quite a bump but no one was injured in the coaches. The Only damage was done to the engines both of which had the Pilot beams splintered and broken. It was just another Lucky escape for Engineer Miller on the passenger. He has been on the Branch for More than a Quarter of a Century and has had a number of bad scrapes with his engine but never As yet has sustained serious injuries although he has taken a couple of Complete somersaults with his engine. Fraternal order in the state and their Robes and regalia were the finest Ever seen n this City. To add to the pleasure of the evening mrs. Anoa m. Bar of Webster City was present As a guest of the Ames Camp. Mrs. Bair is a leading candidate for supreme manager of the order and impressed All As to her fitness for the office to which she aspires. At ten thirty the crowd repaired to the i. O. O. P. Hall where to music furnished by the Mono orchestra dancing was indulged in by those who desired until 12 of clock when the Des Moines people took the train for Home. All present declare it one of the most pleasant evenings they Ever have spent. School Board meeting the Ames school Board met monday evening in regular session Only a Small number of the members being present. On account of the absence of Vav. W. Talbott and the president none of the important business of the session was transacted. The finance committee audited and allowed the various Bills after which the meeting was adjourned. Silver cups for poultry show another 2,000 acre Iowa farm capitalist from Marshalltown makes big investment in Iowa land buys biggest farm in Iowa. Cook s ranch next larg eat. Brown Sells big Dray line Ames Van and Transfer line changes hands. F. D. Haverly the proprietor. Brown goes to farm in Dakota. On monday morning of this week Frank d. Haverly of this City took posse Ion of the p. P. Brown Transfer line which he purchased on saturday of last week buying the entire interest of or. Brown in the Dray and Transfer business. The Deal involved considerable Money and it included the Sale of several teams of horses and wagons which were used in operating the business. Or. Brown who has conducted the business in Ames for Many years will leave the first of March for 8, Dakota where he and his family will reside on a farm. He retained the use of one team and Wagon to use in tilling the Dakota soil. Stull Home is divided up old Styli farm sold to local parties will be divided into two farms tract near College also sold one of the most important recent real estate transfers of thin Section was the Sale of the old Jacob Stull Homestead last week. The farm which was one of the finest in this part of the country was recently divided and sold by the administrators. E f Styli purchased the West portion of it which includes the old Homestead while l. L. Rinehart took Over the balance of it at $80 Lier acre. The tract near the College which in also a very desirable piece of land wan recently sold to an out of town buyer or Stull will live on the old Homestead and or Rinehart will probably improve the part unit he purchased. A millionaire tramp monday night. Miss Edith Ferguson is acting As substitute teacher at the Central school this week. Re taken the place of miss Penton in the 6th and 7th grades for a time. Wanted a mouser Colo observer Quot the observer office is being pestered by four mice. They refuse to he led or driving into the traps prepared for them and we want a Nice Tabby cat accompanied by four greedy Kittens. Tabby is to catch the varmints and the kitties ate to enjoy the now Foreman you be got another of those schemes where Quot i do the work and you get the cat catches the mice and bore tan wants the Kittens to enjoy the festivities. If we were that cat we would have a Saucer full of thick Cream before we would even turn a wheel. Wants to know i have noticed in papers Over the state that an annual statement of the receipts and disbursements of toe cities and towns is published in detail in Boone i believe these statements Are published monthly i do not know As to the Law requiring a monthly statement but i do know the Laws of toe state require an annual statement for the Benefit of the tax payers and All interested parties and every patriotic citizen is certainly interested. My recollection is that the last Public statement we have had was in the Spring of 1906. The people Are certainly entitled to know and should know and the Taw requires that the matter be placed before them. Hence i for one do not understand w by it is not com plied Wito. I have also interviewed a great Many on the question of a Gas Plant for Ames Ami they invariably contend that a mis take was made in turning Down the Gas Plant proposition and there is also a Strong and growing sentiment in favor of Selling toe electric Light Plant. Let to us know what you Van Chamberlain. A pleasant evening one of the most pleasant evenings Ever spent by a fraternal order in Ames was that of tuesday evening when the Royal neighbor of America held there regular session. Several new members were initiated into the order and Fern Leaf Camp of Des Moines exemplified the work. The visitors were met at the train at 6 30 and escorted to the Lodge room where a banquet was served them. At 8 30 the initiation work took place. Fern Leaf Camp has without a doubt one of the finest degree teams of any without doubt the biggest Deal in real estate that has taken place in Iowa for several years was column ated last week when Frank Bren Necke of Marshalltown bought 2,060 acres of land in Winnebago county for $116,400. The Transfer was made by n. E. Isaacs cashier of the National Bank at Thompson la., who formerly owned a controlling interest in it the Price paid was $60 per acre straight through. The tract of land will be divided into at least ten farms. These will Range from too to 320 acres each and there will be a tenant on each of the farms. The terms were arranged satisfactorily to both parties though there was not a great Deal of Money in sight at any time. Brenneke traded in a piece of land near Ballock minn., valued at $51,200, turned Over $10,000 in cold Cash and assumed a mortgage for the remainder. In buying the tract or. Brenneke gives to Iowa another big farm ranch to take the place of the Cook ranch at Odebolt which is to be sold in tracts of eighty acres As soon As the crops Are harvested. Grand jury work is done sustained charge of embezzlement against disbarred attorney. Few other indictments returned special committee appointed by the commercial club to buy trophies for Ames poultry show. Very Little criminal work was done by the october grand jury which was dismissed by judge Lee a few Days ago. An indictment was found in the Case of l. J. Tjernagel the 8tory City lawyer in which he was found guilty of larceny by embezzlement he having acted in the capacity of col Lector for Morrw it nth a Aud appropriated the funds for hib Aero person a1 use. Fred Moulton was found guilty of having conducted a gambling nuisance he having run a paddle wheel at the Zearing fourth of july Celebration. W. R. Smith Aud a fellow by the name of 1,0yd were both indicted on counts for conducting gambling devices such As paddle wheels Etc. The criminal docket this term did not furnish Many convictions. Looking for bad boys the mayor of Colo is looking for a number of toys who reside in that town and who Are guilty of having done considerable damage on Mallo Ween night. Among some of the pranks they played was the tipping Over of a thirty gallon tank of gasoline in a Busine to Nae which they entered through a door which they broke Down. A number of complaints have been made and toe boys will be Pun is Hod if they can be apprehended. Ditch makes trouble Law to week the District court spent the greater part of the week in hearing the complaints of the property owners who have been affected by the assessments on the Marshall Story ditch about a half a dozen assessments were sliced in two by Tho court Aud returned to the property owners but there seems to be trouble still arising and every body who has any thing to do with the ditch seems to have a kick to Register. Twenty eight Silver plated Gold lined trophy cups to be awarded to the winners at the Ames poultry show which will be held Here this Winter is the kind of support that the Ames commercial club is giving the association. Some months ago the club at a regular meeting decided to appropriate a sum of Money which was to be used in the Purchase of cups for the show. A committee was appointed to Confer with the association As to the kind and style of trophies which would be most liable to draw exhibitors to the show. M. K. Smith Ben Edwards and Frank Fowler constituted the committee and last saturday they closed up the Deal and ordered the trophies. There were Twenty eight of them in number and have been ordered thru j. R. Keating the jeweler. The cups Are to be made of Silver with Gold lined bowls and Are mounted on imitation Ebony pedestals. The order amounts to something Over three Hundred dollars including the Price of engraving on the front of each trophy. They have been ordered and will be secured an soon As possible. Pioneer is dead John Quincy Adams a Pioneer of Story county passed away at his Home in Nevada last thursday As the result of a paralytic stroke lie was sixty one years of age and had been a sufferer for Many months. On the morning of his death he attempted to arise from bed and fell on the floor. He was assisted by his wife who aided him in getting Back to bed. A Short time later he suffered another attack of paralysis and death followed noon afterwards. Double Victory for debaters unusual work of i. 8. C. Debaters defeats Normal in dual debate first double Victory in several years. In defeating both the negative and affirmative teams of the Cedar Falls Normal school last Friday night toe debating teams of j. S. C. Accomplished a feat that will be Long remembered at the College. In defeating nor mad on both Side the i. S. C. Team even de up old scores which have Long been cherished against the normalizes for the Many defeats which they have administered to the Ames boys. 80 often has Normal won the debate that they were actually certain that they were going to turn the same trick again Friday night but they fell Short of their expectations. The debate held Here was the biggest Victory of the school year. The team which Normal sent Here up Beld the question Quot resolved that the personal property tax As in general operation throughout the country should be the team was composed of Alderman Colgrove and etch wet Are Wane the a my team upheld the negative Aud the Battle was fought by h. W. Wagner j. O. Rankin and Ellis rail. A o. Riddle of Des Moines occupied the chair during the evening and a. La. Mcvey of Des Moines Hon. Nate Kendall of Albia and Charles Boardman of Marshalltown acted As judges. The Battle was fought to a Brilliant finish and the judges returned a decision of 2 to i in favor of Tho Ames negative team. Summers Trot and Brunts supported the negative at Cedar fails for the Normal while Pullen Wheeler and Herron had the affirmative for Ames against Thorn they used the same subject As they did at Ames and the result was Ames t Normal i the judges on this debate were Rev. I Ockwood of Cedar rapids f a Trigg of Rockford and prof. Pierce of Iowa City. Or. James Harlan of Cornell College acted As chairman. In defeating both teams of the Iowa state Normal school the Ames teams not Only manifested their Superior ability but displayed evidence that the College is doing some truly wonderful work in this j nitric it of Public speaking. We have secured the Agency for the Orino laxative fruit syrup the net laxative that makes the liver Lively purifies the breath cures headache and regulates the digestive Organ cures chronic constipation. Cag i the druggist

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