Atlantic Cass County Democrat in Atlantic, Iowa
26 Feb 1903

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26 Feb 1903

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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - February 26, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa The Gass county february no 36 in District court february term of District court closes term has been a very quiet one investigate dispute occupies Days of divorce today marked the close of one of the quietest sessions of the District court held in this county for some the cases this Terra have for the most part been Small ones and no interest has attached to the last Days of the session were occupied with the Murnan Thurman Boundary that Case having taken up four or five Days of the courts today was devoted to arguing motions in several the term will not adjourn for some weeks but today winds up the pro Bate matters being All that will come up until the final the Case of Murnan it Al is Thurman it a Boundary line occupied the attention of the court the latter part of last Aud the first three Days of this week the Case is one which has been on the docket since Here be ing fifteen plaintiffs and Twenty eight the Boundary line in ques Tion is the South Boundary of Section Myrnan the South three quarters of the East halt and the North three Quarter of the East half of the West half of Flection which he sold to Bruce some time Thurman was about eighty acres North of Murnane the Contention of the plaintiff was that the Boundary line was wrong and they asked the court to establish a new some time ago Surveyor Dean of Mills county surveyed the land and reported that the line was wrong and recommended the establishment of a Boundary which would Cut the land of some of the part ies in an undesirable the mis take in the Boundary of Section if it would affect the Boundary of each Section South of to the township the plaintiff asks that the re commen Dation of Surveyor Dean be accepted and the Boundary changed As therein the original Survey of the land was evidently made from the Nishn Botna River which is South of the line in question and one theory is that the River was High at the Lime of Survey which caused the life to be established As it plaintiff claimed the boundaries had never been the record of the original Survey was introduced in the Case to prove that the present boundaries Are the Case came to an end wednesday the court reserving his decision until Gates who has been in the county jail for some Mouths where he was sent in default of peace was arraigned in court this week and water committee of City Gondi full visit Itil lied councilmen Gray and the water committee of the City and mayor Mcwaid were in Shenandoah and bed Oak Mon Day and tuesday of this week on a tour of inspection of the standpipes which Are in use in those cities to gain what in formation the could of the feasibility of a standpipe in connection with the water they returned to the City tues Day evening after investigating the proposition in both of the cities in Questi it has Long been known that the pres sure at the water works in this City was insufficient to Supply water at All times to those of the Consumers living in the upper part of the City and it has been suggested that if a standpipe Weie erected at some Point near the seat of trouble the difficulty would be at the last regular meeting the Council voted that the water committee visit some City where a standpipe was in use and learn what they could in re Gate to the working of the systems so the committee met with the balance of the Council last evening and reported in Atlantic society events of the week in local social what they had the standpipes in bed Oak and Shenandoah have Bee n in use for a Long time and Are in neither of the cities is the capacity of the pumping station As great or the pressure As High As in this the pumping is done by electricity in bed Oak and by steam in Shenan in bed which is nearly As Large As the capacity of pumping station is about Gallons a about on fourth of that in this not near As Many of the people in proportion to the use City water As in what effect the installation of a standpipe in this City would have is of course a matter of con Jecture Only and is for time to deter if the water works Plant is improved by installation of new boilers it May be that a standpipe would not be that something will be done Ere Long to increase the pressure is cer Lewis to have a the Young men of Lewis and some of the older ones have awakened to the fact that there is need of some place where the youth May find pleasure and profit during the hours of rest from la books or the regular vocations of Lewis has not had such a place in the and Many of the Young men have grown up spending their time in where their mental and physical energies degenerate instead of in and the habit of uselessness be comes predominate Over the desire for a l anniversary pleasant affair other events of the climb meeting social at the Mcwaid the past week in society has been a fairly Busy while there has not been any great revival of yet the events of the week have been of a number and Quality which have made the week better than any for some wednesday marked the commencement of Lent and for forty Days the usual quietude of that season will the embroidery club met yesterday with the dance at the hibernian Hall monday evening was Well the Northwestern orchestra furnished the the East Side literary club met Mon Day evening with after the usual history lesson there were select readings by Hodgkins it was voted offering will be made by the club for the Relief of the sufferers in the meeting next monday will be with the Box social Given by the at the Home of James Bigelow and wife in Grove township on Friday eve Ning last was Well the crowd filling the House to its utmost was realized from the Sale of the about thirty of the friends of Alan son Miller surprised him and his wife at their Home at my Chestnut Street last saturday the affair was in the nature of a Farewell to and Miller before their departure for he farm East of the Browning club did not hold a meeting this the time being taken up with preparation for the farce which the club will present at its next the club met this afternoon with miss Anna Tea paper was by Downs on Wolfe arid the club met yesterday with an interesting program was the club meets saturday with miss Anna the anniversary entertainment last thursday evening was attended by about 120 people and was one of the charged with Connors said to Lleve out noned Money under false one Connors was arrested in this City tuesday evening of information sworn out by charging him with obtaining Money under false it is went into the Saloon of Larkin where Ackerman is and while in the flashed a draft for on the red Oak National payable to one Connors he is his on the strength of this Ackerman cashed for him a signed by the same con and drawn of the citizens upon inquiry it developed that neither Connors nor Connors had any Money on Deposit at the citizens Ackerman then went before Justice Pressnall and swore out information against the he was arrested and lodged in the county Connors has been in the City some time and had made several previous efforts to raise Money on the draft on the red Oak a Short time ago he bargained for the Purchase of the fix Tures of the old Wolfinger Saloon but the Deal was never he Al so has claimed to be buying horses and has at several times bargained for Ani the preliminary hearing of the Case commenced this morning before Justice after hearing the testimony the court bound the defendant Over to await the action of the grand jury and fixed his Bond at in default of which he was sent to old resident Dan cd phys Little Blind god finds Cess county peo ple with his Mose Bell has gone and done thoroughly pleased placed under a Bond to keep the useful and Busy the Good move in default of which he was sent ment is and now every Back to the april term will commence on the 28th of judge Macy will pre Harriet Rowley has been granted a divorce from her Cicero Bow on grounds of the will of the late gingery has been filed for probate in the office of the More Lara Scarr has brought suit in the District court to recover which she alleges is due her from John and Susan for the rent of her farm which they she asks for an attachment to be issued against their the Case will be tried in the april Nelson brings a quiet title proceeding against Moynihan and Lee and their heirs and Himes petitions the court for a divorce from her husband on the grounds of no support and cruel and inhuman Mildred Coate Mildred daughter of Ovate and died at the Home of her parents in this City lust thursday after noon at 4 from a complication of heart trouble and kidney disease from which maladies she had been a sufferer for a Long deceased was about eleven years of age and Hud been a suf Ferer All her die funeral services were held at the Home on Friday of last week and saturday the remains were taken to pleasant for Hughes conduct us the services in this the bereaved family has the sympathy of the entire Community in this their hour of Exira woman Maria Hensley of was perhaps fatally injured by being run Over by a team of runaway horses in Des Moises yesterday the lady is about seventy nine years of age and was on her Way to the depot to take the train for her Home when the Acci Dent will hold primary june at a meeting of the Republican county Central committee at the office of John Scott today it was decided to hold the primaries for the selection of Candi dates at next Falls on the 10th of Needles is visiting his and family at red aged county away Satur Ajr an aged resident of Lew died at the Home of his daughter in that City saturday evening after a Brief the Immediata cause of which was a fall Over a Coal scuttle about two weeks ago which broke two ribs and otherwise injured Grant was Over eighty years of age and had made his Home with his Daugh Ter since the death of his wife last nov he came to Oass county in he leaves five sons and two Young or who wants to have better Young men and a better Little City must lend a hand in pushing it it needs More than a Mere for con Stant friction will finally Stop the to and the motion will not be we must keep then the horses on the Tongue will have no reason to nearly forty names Hare been received of those who Wil take tickets for the maintain Ance of a when and it is hoped that by april 1st rooms maybe fitted up for a and Reading and Assembly then those willing workers will have the Benefit of a very beneficial every one interested should be present at toe meeting in the opera House sunday afternoon and hear the report of this com candidate for the Well known and popular is a candidate for Alderman from the first Needles has been talked of for some time and this at the solicitation of his he decided to make the he needs no introduction at the hands of this everybody in the City knows him and his Sterling Worth and Royal Good Fellowship have sur rounded him with a Host of friends who will work loyally for his election to membership in the City if elected it is Safe to say that he will be an aggressive and consistent advocate of the cites Best interests at All Frost pleasant of All the pleasant affairs in the history of the local the Lodge rooms were beautifully decorated for the occasion and presented a pretty picture with the the Palms and and the assemblage of people who had been Bidden to assist in pro Perly celebrating the Fortieth anniversary of the founding of the order of the Early part of the eve Ning was spent in playing cards and m listening to a Well rendered musical the latter part of the eve Ning was spent by those who so desired in during the time the knights were engaged in the seductive charms of the Valse and the Deus Temps the tables were being Laid in the Lodge rooms by the caterers and a banquet was served during the rest of the eve the Northwestern orchestra furnished the music for the Cliff of Lewis presided during the the Washington social under the auspices of the ladies of the at the Home of Mcwaid Aud fam last Friday was Well at tended and was a very pleasant the old colonial costumes of some of the guests were unique and Porterfield entertained twelve of his friends at a whist party last eve the affair was of the Stag variety and was a pleasant refresh ments were financial of the Independent school District of Cass the Board of directors of said District herewith submit a statement of the receipts and disbursements for the year ending together with an estimate for use of the different funds for the ensuing school House Hal on hand feb received from co Unity Light Repley wedding at License business is something in the Balmy february air seems to have affected the lads and lass ies of this Vicinity a Subtle some thing which has resulted in Many a trip to the clerks office and later to the min ister or Justice of the business is decidedly Good with our esteemed and he throws his darts with a reckless abandon which Ca uses Many to wounded by his qui ver and bound by his Golden be hold his mail Tarbell for years the and others of the Marriageable faction of the gentler sex have looked upon Mose Bell As a hopeless and confirmed Bach one who delighted in using nails for buttons and who could and on fasten his Collar to the wart on the Back of his he was also and in their Estima out of the matrimonial and they have had him in their Book along with1 the other but Mose has surprised them and his other last week he slipped away to Sioux where a Bright eyed and handsome widow had ostensibly on a and there the knot which made them one was securely Friday they came Back to Atlantic and Are now at Home to their Many friends and Well wishers at their residence in Bear Grove Mose is known and liked by every having lived Here for years while the Good woman he has chosen As a Hel meet is one of the worthiest of Cass county Many Noble she is the widow of who died several years since which time she has lived on her farm in Bear Grove township with her Little and Man aged her estate with rare the Democrat joins in the congratulations being showered on and Mose women a fief corps Glen successful fair Kiick in the there is no sounding brass and tink Ling cymbal the charitable Wonc of the woman Relief corps of they do not let their right hand know what their left hand is doing nor do they proclaim their Charity from the while the sleek and Wett fed glibly talk about the present having been an easy Winter of the they Are going up and Down the Hig Waje and Hunting out those eel by sickness and who have few full scant raiment and Little to their necessities with compassionate tenderness that is divine in its Concep Tion and More than human in its exec Only these Pood Angels the Depths of human misery in this aft Only they know the Effort it takes to keep up with it so that even starvation in this City of churches May be the Public is coming to know Mote and More of the grand work of this or and it is beginning to show its appreciation in a substantial the fair and supper Given by the last week was Well Tkel contributions were larger than and the they should have been multiplied by than these Good women been encouraged by their Success the Campaign of Relief will be and More than one additional need family will Call them talking with one of these mothers of Israel we made More fully ague of the truth of the old saying that one halt the world knows not How the other half and the tears in her eyes she told her stories of the suffering she had seen and relieved in this City Dur ing the present if they com have been seen and heard by All would have filled k cashbox to keep this most worthy organisation in mind when you want your Money Fco do its full measure of paid to take up paid interest on paid heating Plant East Side Hal on hand feb contingent a tend received from county Sale of old overdrawn feb 56 overdrawn feb if loj paid janitors 1 Secretary and fuel supplies for janitors 21 furniture and apparatus books Hud supplies i and stationery sundries teachers fund feb bal on hand Recd from county treasurer apportionment tuition 7321 t paid teachers salaries f suits salary Hal on hand feb bst1mate school House fund c uti Gens fund teachers Faud indebtedness refunding Bonds 4 percent Al respectfully Van Mccurdy Fiu Auoe a Royal at last we have a play in a Royal slave that will suit the most it is a delightful picture of the land of the Over which the Montez Mas once ruled in regal now that our country is spreading its wings Over so Many Spanish it be hooves us All to catch a glimpse of the land of poetry and Clarence Bennett in the title role is at once Majestic and natural and easy in his work seems no Effort and he is quiet and his support is of the Best and too much can not be said of the it is orig amusing and for a change every actor has a character to it is refreshing to find a piece that Calls for actors not the attraction will appear at the opera House next wednesday night March flattering Henry Secretary of the Noble township protective was in the City yesterday and a caller at this speaking of the affairs of the protective association he said that since its organization in 1880 but one assess ment had been made and that two Mills on the Dollar of the association today has Over of insurance in Force and the amount is steadily the affairs of the association Are ably managed and the record of the Twenty three years is 0110 of which All connected with it May Well be new plumbing of Webster City have leased the basement under the Post office and will open a plumbing shop there As soon As the room is fitted up and in messes Smith and son come Well recommended to the peo ple of this they have had years of experience in All kinds of plumbing and Are workmen of the Democrat predicts for them a successful business in wholesale and of has opened up a wholesale and retail confectionery store at r10 Chestnut where he Supply everybody with the Best and latest in Bis line of he comes Well recommended and will no doubt secure his share of the Prosperity which Atlantic gives to All her business men annual school notice is hereby Given to the Quali fied electors of the Independent school District of in the county of Stato of Iowa that the annual meeting of Suid District will be held it he marshalls office in the City of at Antic the second monday in March 1903 at 9 Oclock a and closing at to clock x a director will be elected for a three years to succeed Bailey and one for three years to succeed e whose terms of of fice expire the third monday in March the meeting will be open for the transaction of such business As May legally come before Ben Wood a Ben Wood is a candidate for Alder Man in the fourth Ward and is rallying a Good Deal of strength to his Ben is an Atlantic having grown to manhood in this he is one of its prosperous and progressive Young business and his every in Terest is entered he has lived m the Ward in which he is a candidate trom childhood and he has a Pride in everything looking to the i advancement of the if elected he will devote his Best energies to an effective discharge of the duties of the Aud will give the necessary time to he is qualified in every Way to make a Good Tho City o e Kringle a a movie the chosen who have paid at the Home of the brides and mrs m occurred the marriage of miss Henrietta lighter to Austin Epley of this the sheets of the Church of Christ about Twentyfive of the relatives of the contracting parties witnessed the Cere the Young people will make their Home in this City at the Corner of eighth and Walnut where they will be at Home to their Many friends after a few the Groom is in the employ of the Bell Telephone company As a lineman in this District and has Many friends in this City who will wish him and his Bride a full measure of the Joys of this old e1ltsegqebllscr married at the Home of the brides Brand Eilts in Frauk Lia township their miss Ami Clien to John eggerling at three Oclock february Otto Miller Koyer at High Noou yesterday at the Home of the brides and Alanson at 1111 Chestnut occurred the wedding of miss Elma Miller and Joseph the Jones of the Baptist Church official about fifty guests witnessed the ceremony and partook of the elegant wedding dinner which was served immediately the decorations of the Home were Beautiful the Young people Are Well and favourably known in this City and both being among the county most highly esteemed Young they will make their Home on a farm in Bear Grove thursday March at the Elk Horn will occur the marriage of William Hoigh and miss Anna Christine two of the most worthy Aud most popular Young people in that Sec the ceremony will be at 3 Oclock my the invited guests will assemble at he residence of the brides parents u 1 clock the Democrat joins with the Many friends of both Bride mud Groom in the that life May be Oue Long summer drone for contract could not be the supreme court has handed Down decision in a land Case which has been of considerable interest to the people of this the Case was the Oujo growth of the Sale of a farm by King of Lincoln township to Tom Ders at about the time that the land la Boom began to be made Manifest in the King sold the or contracted to sell to Saunders for Pec Saunders paying Down to the a Short time after seeing the manner in which in this county was soaring skyward saw that the Sale to Saunders was not member of s among the Good Deal and sought a Way to avoid the transferring of the farm to land was in his wife name and subsequently she sold the farm to w for a consideration o More por acre than Sannders was to sundew commenced suit to enforce King to carry out the contract of Sale made Witk him the court held that As the land belonged to the contract made by King with Saunders be having no title to Tho land the costs were taxed to the defendant and Saunders was Given Back his Saunders appealed the Case to the supreme court and the recent Deci Sion of that body is to the effect that the lower courts decision in the Case was with the exception of Tho costs of the which Are taxed to the township officers the trustees Aud clerks of the town ships in Oass county met at the county auditors office of last for Tho purpose of discussing the new Road fifty of the officials were in at Tendance As was county attorney Bry ant there Hae been considerable mis understanding in regard to the manner of making the Road levies in the differ ent townships under the new Law it was for the purpose of arriving thorough under standing of the working of the Law in regard to the levies that Tho meeting was under the new regime the superintendent for the roads of the township is appointed by the trustees in place of the Road supervisor of the old tins year there will be two levies that this your and the regular will be collected next 1 lie Levy will be collected by the township offices As soon As it is the one for next year being reported to to county auditor and collected the Samo As marriage Brown Cumberland Anna Stengel Galion Austin Epley Atlantic Henrietta lighter Frank Johnson Lincoln Delia Goodwin Lincoln Walter Prall Massena twp Mable Mathies Lebleu Edith Moon Gustav Schroeter Sophia Erickson grocery his bust Martin Johnson Mary Larson Marion i Anderson Vulio for a number of years has been engaged in Tho business in this has sold Uoss to highly company who take Possession at Tho personnel of the new firm is George who for a number of years has been employed in the Lon until recently Ein Loyod in dry establishment in and their 38 j the Young Mea 19 i Are Well known where they have grown to they Are energetic and progressive and should keep Tho business up to the High Standard Chiofa i it has hold under the management of i or for the present or i Anderson will remain in this to Thaviu As yet no definite plans for Tho Nancy Joseph Noyer Bear Grove Elma Miller Frank Dilger is in attendance at meeting of the chief foresters of Tho m w a at Des Moises this

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