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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 8, 1905, Atlantic, Iowa County june Iowa Trust savings Bank official statement of the condition of the Bank at the close of business on the 29fch Day of made to the auditor of the state of Iowa As required by assets Loans and Cash in real estate personal total total Bills payable or none liabilities of directors As borrowers or none above statement sworn to by James president and assistant cashier and attested by Rockafellow and w Wilken and filed Wito the auditor of state of Iowa As required by we take pleasure in calling the attention of our customers and friends to the above statement which shows the increase in our business for the ten months since we took charge of this Bank on August 1st As follows increase in Loans increase in deposits increase in capital increase in net profits go we also take pleasure in calling attention to the increase in business of the other Banks in this City during the As it All tends to show the increase in the increase in the progressive and stable business and financial condition in this let it be distinctly understood thai our policy is and Ever has been to build up rather than to tear Down we have never Felt that our neighbouring and sister City of red Oak should be Able to boast of having deposits in her Banks of Over a h7llf million of dollars in excess of and As a banker and Humble citizens of this county i will not be Satis fied until the Banks of this City show a business equal to or larger than the Banks of any other City of the size of this in to assist in carrying out this ambition we have furnished to the people of this territory a Bank with a capital Stock of which is larger than the capitalization of any other Bank in any City of the size in the state and gives our customers absolute safety in a stockholders liability to depositors under the Law of and we also want you to remember that this Stock is held and this Bank is Man aged by upwards of sixty of the leading men in this Community whose combined wealth is Over three million dollars we want your business and realize that to get it we must have your Confidence and we Aie Here with the goods and Money to Back our assertions and our books Are open to the examination and inspection of All our banking policy is to re veal everything to the Public and conceal another thing we want Vou to know is that we do not permit any or from president Down to Jani Tor to borrow Money from any Bank that we have control and in accordance with that policy we say to you that not a single Dollar is owed to this Bank by any officer or on savings Aee ounts we pay four per cent interest and will enable you to get five per cent for your surplus and do a general loan Ond real estate we solicit your Janes they Honor their dead local Camp of the memorial ser vices sunday afternoon Allen and Swan the sunday the local Camp of the modern Woodmen of by fitting honoured the memory of those of the order who Are sleeping the Long last sleep in the Atlantic the exercises being attended by a Large number of people outside of the order As Well at the members at two Oclock the exercises at the Hall were attorney Swan delivering the at their the members of the the Drill team in full uniform and Ben Reynolds drum corps marched to the cemetery where the Graves were Here the Allen of made the Allen is the state lecturer of the order and As a speaker has few superiors in this part of the his and that of Swan were very Good and fitting for the the Mccall orchestra furnished music at the cemetery and at the a male Quartetti com posed of Harry Caven Chris Kringle and will Hendee rendered several vocal the decorating of Graves done by the degree team of the Lodge headed by Frank following Are the de parted members whose Graves were Fred Ellery Job of the local Martin James of other but buried Here and Walter Collins of the Royal amount and besides considered the possibility of an Adverse verdict and accordingly allowed the amount town claim county attorney goodspeed came Over from Atlantic sunday evening to Confer with members of the town Council relative to a Settle ment of the claim of Olive town for damages received by falling on an icy sidewalk on the 21st Day of after interviewing town and some of toss she purposed calling As witnesses in Case of a suit in met the majority of the members of the coun cil and Laid the matter before he had obtained from his client an agreement to Settle the claim for and her doctor but the Council refused to pay any amount in excess of and after again consulting with town he brought an agree ment to receipt in f nil for All damages on account of the fall upon the pay ment of that the original claim was and though there was no probability that negligence could be in View of the statements of those who were thoroughly posted As to the condition of the sidewalk at the time of the the Council estimated that he Cost of a lawsuit would equal the sprained his Owen who lives North of the had a Little this monday As a result of which he is carrying his right Arm in a nursing a he was unloading some Cream at Kirks implement House and the which was hitched to a Spring be came frightened at something and started to throwing him violently to the the buggy was badly the team was caught North of the Cash for Priebe Imater produce we also have the famous Delaval separator on exhibit d58wl Hawkeye family Salve is the worlds greatest Healing guaranteed to cure piles and All skin Fred Franklin bergs Little liver and stomach pills will cure liver and stomach troubles when All other eni Edies efficient and do not 100 pills 25 Fred Franklin typewriter supplies at this anything you let us Supply your wants in that dwt Sherd life in the ii liabilities Cash sight time undivided Stales Star witness in the Dennison Case was in Atlantic saturday evening on his Way to Des Sherman alias kid alias Frank was in the City saturday evening on his Way from red Oak to Des Moines and during the time which elapsed Between the arrival of the Griswold train and the departure of the East bound flyer in the be was the Center of attraction for a carious he ate supper at the cardio restaurant and went East on the Shircliffe was sent to Des Moines by the prosecution in the Dennison it is for fear he would be kidnapped by some of the people who Are seeking to get him out of the Shircliffe does Bow Ever give one the impression of a Man who could be kidnapped and it looks like if the thing were attempted there would be trouble for some he he is thirty four years of age and shows the Marks of the hard life he has he Speaks in a modulated tone of voice it would seem to talk with that his Oft expressed desire to Lead a straight life from now on is a sincere while Shircliffe was in the City sheriff Robert who is acquainted with introduced him to mayor seeing a Diamond shirt stud and ring which Wood Shircliffe youre pretty Well lit up my and mayor remembering the pol lock but ill take care of them while you Are in the Shircliffe assured Wood that he was out of the Diamond business and would assist in thwart ing any one who attempted to Rob fair will be a Hummer endorse the president Cass county fair association has been Busy preparing for the fair in county convention of society of equity at Massena was with the president on vital Shircliffe was married some months ago and his wife has been with him at red a Telephone message inquiring As to whether he was in the City was received by the police Here saturday the message came rom red Oak and was answered by the information that be was and was going East on the nothing Urther developed in that Frank Shircliffe came of a Good family and had All the opportunities any one Ever had to be a useful Citi but he went the Primrose Way o the Depths of sin and no matter How straight he keeps in he future he can never live Down his past and Bis career should be an example to Young nun who see some Hing attractive in a life of that Lantre and should emphasize the fact o them that honesty is the Best go 10 the Eather and it was the pleasure of a representative of the d e m o c r a t this Mon Day afternoon to visit the grounds in company with Schain of the fair association and look Over the work which has been done on the track the Grad ing which has been done has left it level att a floor and when the work of smoothing it off has been finished it will be the Best half mile track in the the work was done by Edwards has done the Grade work for Audubon county for a Long time and is a Man of experience in Bis line As tha work done Here besides the work on the track numerous improvements Are contemplated in the near an amphitheatre 100 feet Long and with a seating capacity of 1200 will be erect it is intended to put a dining Hall underneath which can be used by any one who gets the eating House privilege at the fair a new Floral Hall will be constructed and new sheep and hog a new judges new ticket will be the buildings will be painted White and everything Given a new appear a committee was appointed at saturdays meeting of the Board of directors to secure specifications for the Schain and Brown were present at a meeting of the Botna Valley circuit at Harlan saturday and made arrangements with the Secretary of the circuit secure special attract Tion for the fair it is the in Tention to put on special acts in front of the amphitheatre Between the of races and avoid tiresome other plans of the fair Are in pro Cess of development and it May be assured that when All have matured the result will be a fair which will be the Best Ever held in the after that As getting to the Short session and then the for Cumberland Man killed Dob Stahl and Henry Meyer leave for a visit to Stanis first visit there in 50 Jacob Stahl and Henry Mever left this City monday evening for a visit to their old Home in both going first to Hamburg and then Stahl going to province of Wurtemberg and Meyer to other parts of the Stahl has not visited his native country in 50 years and the visit promises to be a pleasurable one for Meyer has not been there in a Long time the Democrat wishes them both Bon a pleasant Pelzer to go to Louis who was the Republican candidate for county superintend ent in the fall of 1903 and was Defeated by Bertha the present has been elected by the Shelby school Board As superintendent of the schools there next Pelzer was chosen As superintend ent at Cumberland but preferred the Shelby he is Well fitted to acceptably discharge the duties of his new position and the Good people of Shelby will find in him a Man of Sterling new alumni at the business meeting of the alumni association of the Atlantic High school which occurred on Friday the following officers were elected for the ensuing Jay Nichols vice miss Corrie Osborne Secretary and treas Louis Pine executive com the three above named officers and Gillette and their sons Are and George Are enjoy ing a visit from their two George of who is manager of the safety Deposit vaults in the chamber of Commerce in the Windy City came monday and who is manager of Knox general at came today accidentally hit with Ball while watching a ban came and Dies in spite of Effort to save june Twenty six years of died about one Oclock sunday morning at the office of a local physician from a ruptured blood vessel in the the result of being hit by a baseball while watching a game at this place Between Reno and Lyman about saturday the unfortunate Man was standing Between third base and the Home plate watching the play when the Batter knocked a coming with great struck Norris in the he did not appear to be badly Hurt at the time and was Able to throw the Ball Back to the later he collapsed and was carried to the physicians office where efforts were made to save his but to no he passing away at one Oclock sunday the funeral services were held Here at two Oclock this the Lodge of which deceased was a had charge of the Norris leaves a he was a Well respected Young Man and his death has cast a gloom Over this the Massen Echo give the follow ing Deport of the recent of the american of held in its town of the Cass of the american society equity which was held in the opera Bouse in this City last Satur Day was attended by a Good representation of delegates and members of the local and neighbouring unions from Cumberland and the program which was scheduled to begin at 10 did not begin until about an hour Many were delayed in plane of a was held before noon convention adjourned most of the delegates brought their families and dinners and when the noon hour came they spread their tables in the Hall and about 150 ate the meeting was called to order again at one Oclock by the Brief speeches were made by John c me Temple and Wyckoff and others and their choir of Young folks furnished Lively songs which added much to the enjoyment of the the program was concluded about four Oclock and the delegates took up the work of the business session and adopted Strong resolutions in sup port of the regulation of Railroad freight Ratta and calling upon our representatives in especially our support the policy of president Roosevelt in that the question of where to hold the next count convention was settled without any contest in favor of cum Berland As a meeting place and the Date was fixed at August their was amongst the members of the society a feeling of great satisfaction that the Farmers As a class Are Awakening to a sense of their Power and organizing to secure better legislation and More equitable treatment from great the number present at the meet ing would undoubtedly have been much greater bad the weather been but even under the unfavourable conditions the convention was a Best week of the season climate and crop bulletin for week ending june 5tdtemperature above he shod major the Well known horse has returned but recently to this City from where he had been for some time working at his Trade and is again at work in the shop of his on lower while in Memphis Snouffer did a piece of work of which not Many Khoiee shoes Are he was called on to shoe the great race major and did the work in a manner which elicited the Praise of the owner of the Bill knows How to do it if any one does and where he has ouse done work his services Are always in Indian the Nebe shoe House has just received a line of Indian from the Cattaraugus Indian reservation in Central new the work on the goods is done by the squaws of the tribe and is very Artis they Are in All sizes from the Small infant size to the largest come and look them just the thing for your tired feet this hot d5gwl until september George Martin of the dress making requests this paper announce that the which Las been operating in this City for everal months will continue till he first of All wishing o matriculate should do so soon As no new pupils will be enrolled after the Middle of this has been the Best week of the the average rainfall being below and the temperature above nor in scattered localities there were showers heavy enough to cause some delay in farm but Gener ally conditions were highly and Good Progress has been made in finishing replanting and pushing the cultivation of the most of the reports indicate Good Progress in cleaning the and the late planted Fields show More ready germination and a better stand than the earliest altogether the condition of the Corn crop is better than it was at the corresponding Date last the Fields being dryer and and the plants show better there has been sufficient moisture and heat to maintain Normal growth of potatoes and Garden a very abundant crop of strawberries is now being there Are some reports from the Southern Section of apples dropping but the Gener Al condition of important fruit is the Cherry crop will be very grapes show a Liberal rain kept them on account of the rainstorm the business mens meeting which was to have been held at the Nebe shot store monday did not a few members waited some and then went june of the others the meeting was to have discussed the matter of celebrating the fourth of july and it is probable that another for the same Pur will be held in the near August in August Kubath is in the custody of the Law As a result of his determination not to obey the mandates of the Board of August was ordered three times to move some refuse on his place and failed to do this tuesday morning tie was assessed a Tine of by mayor Wood for Bis failure and assigned to quarters in the county he is at work on the streets

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