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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - January 29, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa January 32 petitions Are filed petitions for february term of court Are 81 cases Are on the docket filed lust wee term will be fairly Busy one no new injunction j saturday last was the limit set by Law on the time for filing petitions for the coming term of the docket for the february term contains eighty one oases of which Twenty five Are of the eighty ten Are divorce the term will be a fairly Busy no new injunction oases have been filed for this which would seem to indicate that the anti Saloon fac Tion either Given Nepf the struggle or is waiting until More satisfactory evidence than that of hired Stool pigeons be secured against the liquor Deal judge Wheeler will preside at the coming following Are some of the cases filed during last week j b Blake brings an notion against f k Robinson for on Martin filed a petition in a suit against of Vredenburgh on two a one for held by Eugene Arnstein of Chicago and one for held by the Beckle Ralston against the Lathrop Novelty which formerly operated in Council Bluffs of which con Cern or Credeu Burgh is alleged to have been the Matt l Williams sues the 0 i p by of for for alleged damages Dene to horses owned by plaintiff while being transported by the defendant com Frederick e Roe petitions the court for the appointment of a guardian for his Daniel e who it is alleged is not capable of taking care of his m h Welton is recommended in the petition As the the la Prelle shoe bring suit against the Thomas shoe for on Schmidt of wholesale have brought Rait against a Wilbur m Rachel Posner and Carrie m Myers for which they allege due them from the two first named a Posner and Wilbur m formerly of Atlan tic have been engaged in the tailoring business in Chicago since their business consisting in taking orders for clothing and having the same filled by Schmidt the latter claim that the defendants Are indebted to them and Hare thou Ift terms of contract Rachel Posner Anil Carrie m Myers Are made parties to the action by virtue of their having signed the Bonds of the first two defend in which they agreed to be held Vespo Trible for their transactions with the mrs Myers has land in this county against which plaintiffs Are trying to Levy an the appeals in the cases against the earans and brewing companies against whom the mulch tax was assessed and subsequently remitted by the Board of have been placed on the plaintiffs seek to reverse the action of the toward in remitting the the tax is on each of the defendants for the alleged illegal Sale of liquor at the cold storage there Are eight oases on the criminal docket and the grand jury will no doubt return one or two out Side of the trial of one of the there will be Noth ing sensational in a criminal receives Atlantic Joy who 1ms lie ii serving in Hill in planes mrs he Gothard of this City had received word from her who has been serving in the army in the Philippines since of his Dis charge from the service on the 28th of last Henry enlisted in com Pany l of the first infantry on the 30th of and was detailed to service with his regiment a Samar on May his term of service was for three but he was discharged because Bis service was no longer need the discharge papers show his re wed to be Henry is at present in san Francisco where he will remain until warmer he fearing an abrupt from the tropical climate of the Orient to the species of Winter Iowa furnishes would be Settle John of Washington town through the Appleman Ollins real estate disposed of the old Pat Fay farm of 155 this week and by the Sale relieved himself of a Load of care and trouble which has caused him Many a sleepless night for some time ago Hancock contracted to sell the land in question to Owen who was then conducting the Park Bowling alleys in this he paying Down on the shortly after Worth left town and As yet has not been heard As soon As it developed that Worth did not intend to finish the Hancock had a mighty Heap of trouble on his for he had contracted to buy another piece of land from of with the proceeds of the Sale to after considerable rustling the Fay farm was sold to Carl and Han Eccker troubles passed away like a tale that wan he says that since the Sale he has been Able to enjoy a Good nights rest for the first time in probable Extension of the q the Branch from Creston to Cumberland to be extended to while in Omaha a few Days ago the editor of this paper met a gentleman with whom he was closely associated in state politics several years and who is As thoroughly posted in the moves that Are to be made on the Railroad Checkerboard As any other Man in the from him to Learned that the was looking with covetous eyes at the Rich territory in the Southern part of Oass county lying Between camber Laud and Griswold and that it was More than probable that an Extension of the Cumberland Branch to with a later Extension to Council Bluffs would be effected this a few Days thereafter the which confirms the statement made to the appeared in the Des Moines Register and the Burlington is manifesting Adis position to occupy the territory to this end it has put a corps of Engi neers the Field and is now making a Survey of a the Survey leaves the Des Moines Keok Tik division of the Burlington at or near the town of Charles and will ran West to passing about five Miles South of win Tervet and keeping from two to six Miles South of the Bock islands win Tenet Branch and the Survey of the Des Moines at Greenfield it will connect with a Branch of the Bur Lington North from Greston to Greenfield and thence West Twenty seven Miles to it is pro posed to continue this line beyond cum Berland to Griswold and possibly to Council though the plans now under consideration do not contemplate an Extension beyond at this Point there is a Branch of the burling ton extending to a connection with the main line at red Griswold is fourteen West of with the lines now in operation by the Burlington this would fully occupy the Field coveted by the Des Moines Southern it would add about 140 Miles of Burlington mileage to Des Moines at this time Des Moines jobbers do not have Access to the territory along the Preston and Cumberland Branch or the red Oak and Griswold in order to reach Greenfield and Points on this Branch by rail it is necessary to go round by Osceola and a Dis Tance of fully twice that that the pro posed Extension will the same situation exists As to Points on the gris Wold the lines would also bring Points on the Burlington main Lino from Oreaton West about Twenty Miles nearer to Des Moines by Burlington surveyors Arenow at work on the Survey beyond Cumberland and will probably commence work from Greenfield East to a Skarles in tonne of the next ten Burlington representatives in Des Moines feel that Road will be built and think that in All probability it will operated As a portion of the Des Keokuk division with a ser vice out of Des Moines to in addition to heading off the pro posed Des Moines which it is generally understood would be oper ated As a part of the Chicago great Western it would also occupy the Best portion of the territory the Creston capitalists propose to build an electric line through Between ores ton and it is unnecessary to enlarge upon the value of this Extension to Southern Oass county and to the towns it will the q is one of the most progressive roads in the country and carries plenty and Prosperity in its arms of steel wherever it charged with the Democrat does in the daily report of real estate issued by of Date january appears the following James b of Ora tee due amt Dennl in Roe sad description it Ftp of of she and part of nerf of 16 k we and sek my j 8 acres 3 and a Whf sek and so 117635 16 Anne net this is the closing chapter in the Roe Braff real estate a chapter this paper would never have been written but for its exposure of the Deal and its insistence that Roe and his Good wife should be repossessed of the property of which they had been while the pascaret sought to gloss Over the transaction and was leading the Public to believe that it was nothing but a shrewd Deal on paper was possessing itself of the facts that formed the basis of the articles which aroused Public sentiment As it has not been aroused in if this is the work of a then we accept the title thrown at this paper in contempt the and pledge the Public that it will maintain it whenever occasion demands Gaylord Well in elated Caw counter lady Obryan mrs Alva x wife of Alva n Gaylord of Grove died at five Oclock saturday morning at the family Home about four Miles South of the the immediate cause of her away at fray Volney formerly a resident of this died at last Friday evening after a Long illness brought on by old Obryan was a resident of this City for a Nam heart mrs Gaylord j Ber of he came Here in 1860 from and postmaster eight years under president he was at one time engaged in the lumber business and later conducted a planing Laid out the town of Lorah during Bis residence Here and was prominent in the business and political affairs of the in 1878 he was for county treasurer on the Peoples ticket but withdrew from the Obryan was Wasniak ried to Amelia a water of the funeral monday of this week find the remains taken a tend had been sufferer from dropsy for along time and this affection brought on the attack of heart disease which caused her the funeral services were held at the Home at 1 30 tuesday the interment was made in the Atlantic Rev e s Hill of the congregational Church conducted the the Floral offerings were Many and Beautiful and showed the love and respect of a Large Circle of mrs Gaylord was the Mother of four she was a Good whole Christian character made her loved by her death is a sad blow to the fam ily and the Many friends who knew and loved she was about 60 years of of ulcer wll Keu alleged to have used club without just about ten Oclock saturday evening Frank of Washington was accosted by night to Lica Maii Wilken who told him to go charging him with being under the influence of the policeman says his prisoner resisted but other bystanders whose words Are say Strittmatter started to get into his Wagon to go Home and before he could do so the officer took bold of him and started to the City jail and be fore they had gone far struck him twice with his the blows dazed the Man and he was taken to jail by Wilken and Frank an unwilling sunday morning he put up for his appearance but failing to appear the was for Strittmatter says that he was not intoxicated and insists that the arrest could have been made without the brutal Means John huds Peth filed information against Wil Ken charging him with assault with intent to do great bodily Wilken was arrested monday on the charge and his Bond for his appearance at 8 Oclock tuesday afternoon fixed at which he the hearing washed before Justice Pressnall on tuesday at which time the defendant waived examination and was bound Over to await the action of the grand he furnished a new Bond of with lev Downs and Jas Whitney As Leon s son of a t Marvin and wife of this and miss Etta b Myers of Lewis were at the Home of the brides or and mrs Iii Lewis on thursday they went to Omaha thursday evening on a Short wedding for the present they will make their Home in this City where the Groom is associated with his father in the piano and Organ both Young people Are Well known in City and county where they have a Host of friends will wish them cemetery association the annual meeting of the Atlantic cemetery association will be held at my office on monday at 7 80 at meeting there will be elected Vic Epresi treasurer and a full Board of every person who owns a lot that is paid for is a member and has a right to say who shall be on the for some years there has been but Little interest taken at the annual meet Ings last year there were Only three or four members at the consequently there was no election and the old Board held it seems to me that there is no place in or around Atlantic where some of our people Are or should be More interested than our and it will be a pleasure no doubt to All the present Board to have a Good num Ber of the members attend this and assist in the election of a new Board the finances of the association Are in Good condition and the grounds Are Well some of the Board think they have been on the Board Long enough and should be so kindly attend this meeting and of the will go to Cuykendall leaves next Fri Day for to attend the joint convention of the Western and Eastern canners associations which Convene in that City a week from Mon Cuykendall is president of the Western the Conven Tion will be of More than usual import As about and canners sup ply men from every part of the United states will be in presi Dent Roosevelt will formally open the convention by pressing an electric but following is the text of a Tele Gram received by Cuykendall from president of the can Ning machinery and supplies Assoc a president Roosevelt will open the convention by pressing electric Button in the convention Hall monday after you must be the City pity election matters Are still in the air and the past week has witnessed some new developments in the Way of candidates for the various in the first Ward the methods used in nominating Lang has resulted in a concerted Campaign against As yet Lang and Dunn axe the Only candidates but the first Doe things most any old time and a new Richmond May appear in the Field before Many the fight in the first will no doubt be a merry in the second there Are no new devel in the third and fourth the situation is unchanged from last to Date two candidates for the office of City assessor Are talked Stier and As to candidates for mayor there Are no new developed wild rumours have been afloat in regard to possible dark horses but to none in this Vicinity and the Trail of broken wagons and harness which they have left in their Wake in numerous escapades makes other records look like three counterfeit As a result of their but runaway the Rook Island system has a passenger coach to Send to the repair shop and Meredith is minus one Wagon and has another one on his hands which needs much repair the Accident happened yesterday morning when the Griswold train was Palling into the the team and Wagon were hitched to a Telegraph pole near the track and the mule team tied to the rear of the the animals be came frightened at the approach of the train and breaking Loose started to they were stopped at the intersection of the switch track with the South the v shape where the rails comes to Gether barring further hem med in Between the rails with a string of Box cars on one Side and the moving train on another they could not turn around and the Side of the train struck the knocking one to splinters and badly damaging the the Side of the rear coach was scratched about an Inch in depth the entire length of the car and the Steps on one Side of the coach torn the front coach escaped damage with the exception of one step being knocked the horses or mules were not injured Aud with the exception of a Little spin after the collision they seemed to take it All As a matter of William Mur Ray who was unloading Coal into the wagons was knocked Down by the Ani Mals and run Over but not seriously net his May you take this lesson Home with dear concluded a preacher at the end of a Long Aud wearisome and May its spiritual truth sink deep into your hearts and lives to the end that your souls May experience we will Bow our Heads in Deacon White will there was no Deacon this time in a Little louder will Yon Lead still no response evidently the Deacon was the preacher made a third Appeal and raised his voice to a pitch that succeeded in arousing the drowsy Deacon will you Lead the Deacon in bewilderment rubbed his eyes and blurt go to Thunder it aint my Lead just Embree known to Many Atlan tic at his Home in Chicago last sunday morning of deceased married miss Mary daughter of Eli Clayton Aud wife form Erly of this City in nothing def Euite is known at this nary shorthorn Westrope the Well known shorthorn will sell a Largo number of shorthorn at the Occidental hotel horns this Fob is sirs Mead question Box the shoe Box social at the Garfield school House last Friday evening for the Benefit of the Library fund was Well was realized from the Sale of the Rasa Lang was the x eight of the ladies of the embroidery club and their husbands were pleas Antly entertained last Friday evening at the Home of and c g the affairs of the embroidery club Are always enjoyable ones and the last one was no exception to the gamblers a raid was made on two gambling houses in this City about three Oclock sunday morning and As a result is been added to the City Treasury from the fines of the unfortunate knights of the Green in addition to some 35 in a Jackpot which was eleven of the sporting fraternity were arrested and it is whispered that there were two others who faded away when the officers Hove in the raids were the result of a determination on he part of mayor Mcwaid to put an of Gotual Stop to gambling and will no doubt hold them for a a metropolitan daily that what the daily Democrat will Arra sements have been Duarte with lie associated press for the Day news if you want the news hot from he wire Aud wish to help support a Good Ive paper published six Days in the add your name to the fast grow no daily society and clubs events in local society since our last few affairs during the week of Keng club the week just passed has not been exactly a Busy one in Atlantic there have been no Large affairs and the Small events have been so few that everything has been More or less at a a decided dullness which has affected the smart set for weeks seems to still be getting in its it is hoped that with the few weeks which Are left before the sackcloth and ashes of the lenten season Are will show a revival of following Are the events of the week the Lonb met yesterday afternoon with George the society held an initiation tuesday evening at the Home of about Twenty of the ladies were present and assisted in the the Home was decorated in White and the a Dainty luncheon was during the the regular meeting of the club is saturday with mesdames Clyde Campbell and de Harlan entertain at a Kensington at the Home of the fonder this the embroidery Lonb held its regular meeting wednesday of this week with the Browning Lonb met on monday with miss Amanda Wissler at the Home of h the program was a varied a general discussion of Brownings productions comprising the the East Side literary Lonb at the Home of heat where three new members were welcomed to their after the usual quotations from Lowell and the history the program was varied by leaflets from the life of Lowell Given by each this was followed by he tons Reading Longfellow Beautiful Poe entitled the two some time was spent guessing conundrums furnished by Lynch and current events and the question Box received their share of after an interesting meeting the Lonb adjourned to meet next time with the whist rub met yesterday with a number 6f the friends of miss Clara very plea Auitt surprised at her Home East of the City monday even the occasion being her eighteenth birthday about forty of the self invited guests were present they being for the most part the Young people of the Baptist a very pleasant evening was had by All following is the program of the East Side literary club for february quotations from history Reading by description of Gustie description of Winter g Dallas description of Royal mrs Riggs Reading by mrs current events question quotations from history Story mrs description of Cathedral of is Peter and Paul Anna description of its description of Marble Palace mrs description of Imperial Library mrs mrs current events question Box quotations from history Reading Anna Story telling Georgie current events question Box quotations from history paper on russian current events the old re liable powder afto mutely pure there is no substitute Johnson away after la hmm of several leaves one Little county superintend ent of Public died at his Home on Poplar Street at this after noon after an illness of about three months with a complication of diseases of the he was taken ill on the 22nd of october with billions and gastric fever and during the past few weeks other complications have Johnson was elected county superintendent in the fall of coming Lere from he leaves a wife and one a about sixteen months he has a number of Broth ers and one of of Charles attended him a few weeks in the Early stages of his of father of the will arrive in the City the time of holding the funeral has not yet been the interment will be at Johnson was a Man whom everybody liked and his Many friends will be saddened to learn of ins he was 29 years old tuesday of this Dell Disbrow heard Atlantic him who disappeared on Decem Ber 8th Phi the St Dayhof Dell who with his wife and four children was living at the Corner of 7th and Mulberry went Leav ing his and since his departure had not been heard from until about a week ago when d by Coker of this City who was in Carson in the interest of the m w a heard of Dis brows having been in that City a Short time inquiry developed the fact he had gone to near where he put on a Home Talent he has been apprised of the serious illness of his wife Here and asked to since Disbrow left the family has been in destitute living on the Charity of last week the four children were taken to different Homes in the City and will be cared for until definite arrangements can be made for their mrs Disbrow has been taken to the Hospital where an operation for the removal of a tumor was performed this she is now in a very weak Marvin received a letter from Disbrow this week in answer to the letter which was written him telling of his wife Dell said in the letter that he could not come at present As he himself was persons who have seen him however say that his ill Ness is a Disbrow is slightly improved since the operation on tues Smith and miss May Butterfield were married at the clerks at the court House Justice Pressnall both parties Are from Baker of this City has received word that his who has been living near has forged his name to a note for Aud left that town without stating his Destina three cases of measles have been re ported to the City officials and cards have been tacked on the houses of lard on Spruce Frank Perkins on Maple Street and Warren Mckinney Linn Bruington has filed information in insanity against the hearing will be held before the Board of insane commissioners on tues or Burke is very old and has been unsound mentally for some the Case of goodspeed is George a suit for attorneys fee for services which the plaintiff rendered the defendant in the Case of fraud which was brought against him some time has been settled and it is reported that Engineer Pinkney of the Villisca and Grant has sold rhe proposition to Barker capitalists who have been More or less interested in the project since its the new owners Are said to have sufficient capital to build the Gillespie will erect a two Story Brick of the lot at the Corner of 5th Aud Chestnut now occupied by the Curry Dilger his intention is to build Clear to the tearing out the office buildings now of the rear of the he has not yet secured any specifications on the

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