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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 27, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa 10 heavy rainfall washouts and waterspouts along line of Rock Island West of this j inches of rain fell Here will go to from the West running on any old time washout he it cellar the recent Rains this Vicinity have swollen the washed out Railroad flooded and to Date the rain still Engineer l6ve at the water works reports a rainfall of three and one half i the inches up to this the precipitation last night was the water came Down in to the West Atlantic on the Rock Island Road the water has caused damage and delay to Between Council Bluffs and Weston a washout which affected a Long stretch f track delayed All East bound trains and near Avoca another stretch of the Rock islands track was covered by on the South Branch about a mile and Taei half East of gris Oil six Hundred feet of track was under water this Nio Ming arid Turkey Creek inthe Vicinity of Lewis was rising the Nishn Abitua River near this City is out of its Banks and the trouble some has also burst its in the City the Ever raging Bull bids fair to go on a rampage the cellar under the building was flooded with water from that classic Stream and pumps were kept at work All night getting it out Buck Creek is booming and the water is steadily the rain of today has added to the volume of last nights flood and All the streams in this Vicinity bid fair to the Rock islands train service has been seriously 0 from the West last night was annulled and the local Tram this morning from the West was several hours the South Branch made a perfunctory trip but found it impossible to run on any thing like time the indications All Point to a flood in the West portion of the state of Chasi cardio is suffering fro the usual amount of water in cellar of his he says he has gotten used to it and would rather seem lost without the South Branch train got through this afternoon and arrived in Bhe City about one the track has been repaired so it is thought the trip can be made without the trains running out of Omaha Are 42 this morning was held in Omaha several hours and was then declared the local which arrives Here at ran As far As Minden and was turned around and run As 4 Back at 2 flyer from the East Laid in the City several hours awaiting 3 last night was run Back As 2 this uniform rank will attend National Encampment of that order at if nothing unforeseen arises to pre vent the local company of the will next year go to where they will participate in the prize drills at the National encamp ment of that Branch of the knights of the company has started a fund with the they won at Council Aud will add to it time goes a Ball and entertainment will probably be Given during the coming season fur the Benefit of the Captain Emerson says they Are going to be in shape to win when they go to Kay is the Man the boys Are drilling All Atlantic has cause to be proud of her uniform com posed entirely of energetic Young men and drilled by men Well versed in military the company should make a Good showing at the Southwest beats Dame Between red Oak and Clarinda on account of Osceola beat Creston yesterday in the last of the series be tween those two the score was 9 to Alberson of the Creston team Umpire the game Aid gave a Square game All the Way the Creston team has paid the Fine of which was assessed against them for not giving the Atlantic boys the guarantee Money due them at one of the recent games in that pres ident Whiteside fined them and suspended them until it was the management of the team paid the Fine and also returned the Guaran tee the games scheduled for today and tomorrow Are Osceola at Atlantic and Creston at red the red Oak Clarinda game was called off on account of on account of the rain the game this afternoon was called no doubt that he is Man found Side Rock Island be remains shipped to effect base Osceola and Atlantic play the two scheduled games at the Park this after the weather a fifteen minute wait will be allowed be tween the two tomorrow and saturday the locals play the last games upon the Home grounds this red Oak comes on those Atlan tic plays two with Creston at Creston on the 2nd and 3rd of Clos ing the on August 31st and september they play at it is probable that exhibition Post sea son games will be arranged if the weather is Hospital promoters elect temporary officers and appoint some at a meeting of the Hospital promoters held last wednesday evening the following were elected As officers of had wife in Des Moines with whom he was not a plumber and worked in Des the coroners jury in the Case of the Man found dead beside the Railroad track Friday morning decided that the deceased came to his death from causes unknown to this jury the jury was composed of off and Joel there was no testimony that would tend to throw the faintest Glimmer of Light upon the mystery of the mans his position when found would indicate that he had lain Down to rest and had in asleep and or that he had been slugged and the body placed which one of the if is the Correct will per lips never be the body was identified saturday As that William who formerly lived in Des Moines and whose Robert now lives at Robert Kay apprised the officers of the mans identity and wired instructions to have the body sent there at his sex the remains were shipped last the Man who was with Kay Here on the night previous to the morn ing his body was found beside the made an unsuccessful attempt to get away from sheriff Marshall Friday the sheriff was with him and he requested that he be Al Lowed to go to the Burnea across the and get some Sher Iff Marshall allowed the Man to and when he got to the he started to Bob is older than he was some years ago but he can still sprint a fast Hundred Yards and he started off after the elusive Wilson saw that his race was useless a so he went into the rear of the Downs grocery where he was found by sheriff tenth Street in this he gave no explanation of Zer Republican candidate Chautauqua association will b behind about people guarantee one the Chautauqua Assembly was a los ing proposition As far As the financial end of the business is the association had a meeting today tues Day and canvassed the the total receipts of the Assembly were in the neighbourhood of f out of this under the con tract which he has with the local receives 20 per which amounts to about deducting this from the amount leaves about with which to pay All the Talent for the Assembly Cost this leaves about with which to pay the bal Ance of the about in under the contract the loss is to be borne proportionately by maus and the local As the loss will be about five or six Hundred Dol maus will pay one or about and the Twentyfive or thirty people who signed the balance of the guarantee will stand the remaining the Chautauqua was a grand Success in so far As entertain ment was concerned but financially did not come up to the expectations of the of the receipts the ticket sales amounted to the balance being the Money collected on that donated by interested John Pelzer passes away at Hig Home in Noble town ship tuesday John one of the oldest and Best known of the Pioneer residents of the died at his Home Northwest of Lyman yesterday tuesday morn ing after a Short apoplexy Caus ing his on sunday he had been preparing to attend the state fair and on tuesday he wan he was unconscious from the time he was Pelzer was 72 years old at the time of his death and had lived in this county since1 he was a brother of of 1000 East Louis Pef for superin his attempt to get saying pendent of is his the officers elected last evening Are simply temporary and will serve until a permanent organization has been two one on Constitution and consisting of Senones and and one consisting of Emmert on ways and were a another meeting will be held on Friday evening of this week to effect further organization and hear the committees will buy Jones the Londale theater company All the following clipping taken from the Sioux City journal tells nicely of the merits of tie Londale theatre Sioux City april judging from the amount of enthusiasm that was aroused at the grand opera House last the Londale theatre promises to do a Good bus iness during the the acting Given by the company is As Good As the Best of the popular Price repertoire in fact while most of the specialities Are better than generally the strongest feature in the acting was the work of Nellie Stark As Felicia in the Shadow of the old settlers postponed the elements need to have it in for the old settlers this we have done All that was possible for us to do to observe our annual meeting this but have not been permitted to do to because of the continued heavy so we gracefully submit and will make no further Effort this but if Render the same program intended for this at our next annual meeting lion Petal will be located in that Price Dorney to manage unless something arises to prevent the residence property of Jones will be converted into a Hospital by the first of september and ready for the occupancy of miss Dorsey and assistants who will conduct the institution under the auspices of the the Cost of the property is the has not As yet been closed but it is understood that it will be Jones and family will occupy de Shannon property on Hazel Street upon vacating their Harry Gate at the Home of Coombes and in red Oak last wednesday evening occurred the wedding of Harry Cate of Anita and miss Bessie May Coombes of red the relatives and friends of the contracting parties were present to witness the the Young people will make their Home at Blakesley and the Broth Erin Law and Mother of the were in the City today on their Way Home from attending the will buy books and the Library Board held a meeting tuesday evening of this week at which they decided to Purchase supplies and books for the the Cost of the first Purchase not to exceed the committee was instructed to Purchase the the dedication of the building will occur some time in the near a Good speaker will be procured for the at antics Carnegie Library will soon be an every Day matter with the residents of this he simply ran Down the Alley to the in wanted As Burnea Man was not held on any charge but simply a a witness and his attempt to get away seems a letter received by sheriff Marshall from sheriff Mattern at Des says that the Man has a wife in Des Moines and two children who live with she had commenced proceedings for divorce but As Kay is dead the proceedings of be Kay and for whom he had a receipt in his were together and went to Council Bluffs so Crocker told the Des Moines they started Back to Des Kay Stop Ping Here and Crocker going on since then Crocker had not seen Kay was identified by a double tooth in the upper part of his he was formerly employed by Wallace Mcnamara of Des Moines As a Helper and quit his work to go he was in the employ of this firm when Suu struck some time the Des Moines papers have garbled the Story of the affair until there is neither head nor Tail to in they have had Kay in a thousand different places and have now rung in another Albert who has not As yet appeared on the scene in this City in j connection with the for a time the body was thought to have been that of Sullivan or Corning who left Home some time ago to seek work at his that of a and has not been heard of upon his Brothers arriving from Corning and looking at the body he said it was not Charles the death of Kay will undoubtedly remain one of those mysteries of which the county has had not a few in its he was either the victim of Ion play or Laid Down beside the track overcome with a fatal and the funeral services will be held to secure what he thursday at the evangelical was the j in Man in Noble the Ott the services will be in the afternoon and the interment in the cemetery near the hit by a head Lee does not know How he was but knows he was a run Ning on East bound which met West bound at last was struck by the West bound train As it Tore by him and As a result is carrying his face and head in the Man is not Able to Tell exactly How the Accident he was stooping Down to pick up his lantern which be had set on the when the train went either something on the train or something thrown from it struck inflicting painful cuts and bruises on his face and he was brought to this City where his injuries were at tended to by Eimert and the Man went to Valley Junction this morning to rest he will be unable to work for some Days to maus returns Sidney wednesday Cekau Tanana loss the loss of the Chautauqua Assembly is approximately the total receipts were and the expenses making a loss of of this maus has paid and the local people will be called on to pay maus commission on the receipts was he receiving a commission Only on the actual and not on that portion of the Money collected on maus has received his which is his share after deducting the and today wednesday re turned to where he will pack his household goods and move to Glen Wood to fill his new position As superintendent of the the local guarantors will be called on for about 5u per cent of their guar the association will pay All Bills As fast As the Money is the attendance at the Assembly was poor with the exception of three there being six Days out of the nine which ran although the weather was Ideal the crowds did not seem to come until the latter part of the Assembly and the additional fact that the proposition was a new one operated against another year the association will have the Benefit of what this years association has which should make the proposition a Money had the enthusiasm which was displayed it the meeting of the new association last been shown in regard to the old there would have been no maus assistant accompanied him to Sidney for next new Chautauqua association elects officers fur next year Harlan the meeting of the new Chautauqua association which was held at the Hall last tuesday even having been postponed from the evening was attended by Twentyfive of the signers of the the purpose of the meeting was the election of officers of the Asso Hill was chosen president of the meeting and Clarence Savery the following Are the officers chosen by the vice Ben Boorman and Jake is now a co Allen Able to be Ike who was shot in the breast in the shooting scrape ii this City Souie weeks is Able to be up and yesterday thursday for the first time since his illness he walked up town and to the Barber he is forced to use a Cane to assist him when be walks but with a Little Ukno will regain strength and be As Good As Frank Vredenburgh a Frank Vredenburgh has filed a Peti Tion in bankruptcy in which he says that his assets Are of which he claims Are and liabilities amounting to his chief creditors and the amounts due them Are Sam commercial my other creditors Vredenburgh failure is almost in he inherited from his father a Fortune in the neighbourhood of at the present Price of september 3rd is the Date set by ref Eree Rockafellow for hearing the race called new the yacht race was declared officially the yachts were unable to finish m ame limit owing to Slack sues on the Western Creamery and Supply company of Omaha has brought suit in the District court against one of the incorporator of the Lyman in which the plaintiff de mands As the amount defendant is owing to them on a contract for erect ing a defendant it is alleged is one of the share holders of the Lyman the capital Stock of which is and he failed to pay his by the first of As is stipulated in the a copy of which is attached to the wherefore plaintiff asks judgment for the amount of defendants Good the Berry Sale held on tues Day was a decided Success in Point of numbers and in the prices the Stock and other things Wain Berry cried this Sale and surprised even his Bot friends by the manner in which he handled he sold Milch cows As High As and kept the bidding Lively throughout the Sam have to be reckoned with hereafter when auctioneers Are being selected and those securing his services can de Pend upon his doing excellent dl25wll Frumau sworn in As one of the ult votes were Crismas is now a full flex Lead member of the City the elec Tion which was held on monday did not elicit much interest from the fact that there was no opposition to his Candi but notwithstanding that fact 61 votes were Crisman was sworn in yesterday tuesday by mayor Mcwaid and assumed the duties of his he will be on All the com nietes of which the late Frank 0conn Ell was a after the govt rent will go after pension Seh Erners who fleece to warn eld soldiers and eld sol Diers widows against the frauds perpetrated through Uttke special notices will be from the local pension office to different Points in Iowa and Mem claiming to be for the United states pension department have been in Des Moines and other cities and extorted Money pensioners by promising to secure an in crease in their Pensom or where none is held to get them a from some people they obtained or and promised the pension or Extension would be forthcoming but the pension or increase does not and complaints Are then made to the government the United states officials have been after the swindlers for some but As yet have been unable to capture it is claimed the rafters jump from one Large City to there Are several victims in Des in order to wait All against the fraudulent the Genera rent has determined to Send out agent Clark son of this City has received notice that circulars will soon be forwarded to him Wick he is to Send to every pensioner on the books the notices to be distributed throughout Iowa and Nebraska read As follows 1 All persons employed by the Bureau of pensions Are paid for their services by the government of the United and Are not entitled to collect any Money from any individual for performance of their official any person who to be an officer of the Bureau amt demands compensation for his alleged services in that behalf is an imposter said should be turned Over to an officer of the the object of this Cisular is to protect All persons having business with the Bureau against the swindling schemes and unprincipled falsely claim to be office is of the Baring Power to Grant arrears and increases Aud who will collect Money from their Vic signed at real estate Chautauqua next a guarantee of one thousand dollars has been subscribed by forty business men and others today monday Fin holding a Chautauqua Assembly next a meeting will probably be held this evening for the purpose of Orginia Ataii and discussing carnival a number of the business men Anil others of this City Are already begin Ning to talk the matter hav ing been postponed by Mutual agree ment until after the Chautauqua As Sembly was there seers to be considerable sentiment in favor of a carnival and considerable opposition in certain so that it is some what difficult to the sentiment of the people As a it is generally conceded that a carnival brings a Runny people Here and helps Busi Ness of All and it is a cinch that something is needed to developed the Democrat s columns Are open to All who have decided views on the carnival either fur or funeral of Dick Woodson the funeral services for the late Woodson were Hehl at the Baptist Church yesterday i of the Jones the tire department and the attended the funeral in a the Woodmen had charge of the ser vices at the their Beautiful Rit Ual bring Many and costly were he Floral tributes which rested on the casket and attested the love and esteem of a Large Circle of the inter ment was made in the Atlantic Ceme marriage the following licenses to wed have been issued from the office of the clerk of the District court Atlantic Bertha Atlantic Anita May Anita Uehran has gone to to be gone ten his patrons will please govern themselves Ida b Mcsparran and h to Louise Lewis s o 03 lots 12 b 62 Atlantic Charles Ragan and of to j e Allen cd 8 21 03 n 18 acres of w2 se4 sw4 s 7635 t w z Lloyd and of to s g Hunter we 7 6 03 lot 3 b 7 Atlantic Lubbo Hinrichs and of to Henry Meyer sad 8 25 03 lots 4 Dicker son Keyes add Atlantic 19oo markets opening and closing coir Cleil by Mon ague Daib close sept dec May co sept dec May 02 sept dec May heat it c y it 18 y a a 1 o 5 o j o 36 y Ork it 51 34 36is 38 in 12 67 Chuago Stock Xei visits lower mixed and Brahe is to Good heavy to rough heavy to Light to 90 bulk to Beeves to cows and heifers to stockers and 50 to to City Market August v Butcher 1roihck 5 1 chickens Spring Oki old

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