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Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 26, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa March 40 deaths Aroesti grim claims Many victims in Cass death of Albert Wakefield Michael Maher an aged passes Phares Everitt died at his 1207 Poplar yesterday morning about 4 Oclock after a Short illness brought about from blood poisoning which was the result of a scratch which he received on the hand some time Gan Grene developed in the afflicted Arm and after intense suffering Everitt died yesterday Everitt had lived in this county for a Good Many years and was Well known and highly his wife died about 15 years he leaves three Joe Milton Smith and miss All of this his death was one of the Saddest which has occurred in this City for his Only eminent died in the Hospital in Sioux City monday from the effects of an operation for abscess and the condition of the father was such that he was not apprised of the death of his Emmetts re Mains arrived in the City tuesday even ing and were taken to the residence of Joe the funeral services of both father and son were held at the Church at this and the interment made in the Atlantic the sympathy of the entire Community goes out to the afflicted family in their hour of Everitt was a member of Sam Rice which organization attended the service in a Albert Albert Wakefield died at her Home in Grove City last saturday morn ing at after a Short her death being the result of deceased was 65 years she had lived in this county for Wakefield Maiden name was Ellen Northgraves and she was married to Albert Wakefield in she was the Mother of seven three of whom Are now living and to Gether with her husband Are left to mourn her the funeral ser vices were held at the late residence monday afternoon at 2 Oclock and the remains interred in the Wiota Ceme Wakefield death removes one of the county Well beloved to she was a Good a Christian Mother and she will be missed by the world which knew Emmett Simnett son of Everitt of this died at a Hospital in Sioux City monday afternoon about three from the effects of an opera Tion for abscess of the the re Mains were brought to this City tues Day evening and the funeral held to Day at the same time As that of his Everitt at the deceased leaves a wife and baby to mourn his he and his wife and babe had been living on the Everitt farm near previous to his the death is a particularly sad one on account of the serious illness of the Young mans father who did not know of the sons it being feared that his pre carious condition would not wan ant the relatives in telling him the the bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire Community in this their hour of deepest Mary Mary Hall died at the Home f of her and the orbiter of 3rd and Locust streets about three Oclock sunday of wed 78 her death being of the general breaking up incidental to old Hall was for Vears a resident of Audubon coun her husband died about twelve years she leaves three two daughters and a Hellyer of this Lou Simpson of Dallas Center and Hall of the remains were shipped to Exira tuesday morning where they will be interred in the family lot in the cemetery at that for a Good Many years a resident of Bear Grove this died at her Home in West last Friday evening after a Short Middaugh had been a resident of West Point for about two her two Frank Montgomery and Are both residents of this she leaves four Lawson Rush and Ray Middaugh of West and Glasier of Middaugh was 70 years of Lech Al Michael an old resident of this died last thursday evening about aged 75 he had been an invalid for a Good Many years and his death was brought on by old age and its attendant he was born in Ireland in 1828 and came to this county when 28 years he leaves a wife and four the funeral services were held on saturday morn ing at the Catholic Church and the interment made in the Atlantic grandma grandma Well known to the residents of this died at her Home in Chicago sunday evening about her death being brought on by injuries in an Accident some time Phares was past eighty years of the interment was made in the Atlantic the remains arriving in this City wednesday raised the Sutton of Algona alleged to have raised on amount of of who con ducts a Stock food business at that place was arrested in that City last week and brought Back to this City by sheriff Marshall to answer to the charge of fraudulently raising the amount of a contract after the same had been the contract in ques Tion was made with who lives Southeast of the and was originally for so it is some time ago Steffens received notice that Sutton has commenced suit on the contract in Kossuth county and that the amount he claimed was some thing like the Case arose from the Sale by Sut or one of his agents to of a Quantity of Stock to act As the agent of Sutton in this Vicinity in disposing of the Steffens signed a contract for so he and that was the amount he would have to pay until he received notice of the then he swore out information on the charge of Sutton waived examination before Justice Pressnall and was bound Over to await the action of the grand his Bond being fixed at which he it is said that Sutton has Many cases of this nature against a number of which Are now Pend he has grown immensely Rich out of the Stock food he claims of course that the acts of raising the contracts Are the work of one of his numerous agents and that he is in no Way the operations of the agents of Sut ton in this Vicinity were not As Exten Sive As in some of the places where he besides Frank Krittenbrink and Bigelow seem to have been the Only ones who were lured by his Siren salvation army self denial a famous writer once said of the salvation army that As an Organiza Tion it could and did make a Dollar do More work than Many an average Man could get out of five i this is a As witness the work going on in the army Salvage Supply Rescue Homes and a dozen other centres of its every Day in the the fact is that there is probably not in existence today an whether religious or that can accomplish so much with so comparatively Little expenditure yet the thing that saddens the army people is that they could do so much More if Only they had More that is something in the nature of a Public for the More the salvation army the better off the Public fortunately an Opportunity now presents itself in the army self denial april 5th to when we can All show our interest in a very practical we dont very often get out of our Way to deny our selves for another food is an Opportunity to practice a whole some self sacrifice in order to Aid those whose utmost Joy it is to Lay themselves upon the altar of self sacrifice in order to Benefit we Are called Here a generous people let us see that in this instance our reputation As a town is thoroughly president Willard committees for ensuing Thorley resigns Board will appoint successor at next levies for next year Are will be the school Board met at the Central building tuesday evening and organized for the coming president who was reelected to that position on the appointed the following committee on Public whole committee on and committee on text books and course of Thorley and committee on printing and school Thorley and committee on Thor Ley and on insurance and Mccurdy and i Thorley resigned his member ship on the the resignation to take effect at once As he has moved to Des the Board will appoint his successor some time in the near j probably at the next regular meeting on the 7th of the positions on the committees to which Thorley was appointed will probably be filled by his the Board made the tax Levy for next the total Levy is the the levies in one or two funds being changed somewhat but not so As to either lower or raise the Cole was again appointed by the Board to the position of superintendent which he has so acceptably nothing else of importance came be fore the meeting save the allowing of the regular grist of monthly wedded fifty Don Carlos and wife celebrate their Golden on tuesday last Don Carlos and wife arrived at the fiftieth Milepost in their journey of life half a Century ago on the 24th of this month they were made Man and wife in the Village of the Home of the the whose Maiden name was was a wee i toss yet in her teens and the one of the sturdy members of the then rising generation who had shied his Castor into the ring in the new state of since that time and Don Carlos have made their Home in this living at Green Field for years before coming to Atlan they have six children living of the eight who came to bless their wed ded Thev Are misses Hattie and Nellie of this of poker and of and of All of the Chil Dren and the families of the married ones wore present at the Celebration and Don Carlos since to this have made Many they Are an estimable Cou ple and the wish of this paper is that and his wife May live to Cele brate Many More anniversaries As Joy Ful As the one just at hymns altar two weddings solemnized in this City this parties Are All Well known the daily will make its appearance on the first Day of we have completed All the arrange ments necessary towards the Publica Tion of a daily newspaper of which the people of Atlantic May Well be proud and our constant aim shall be to keep the Standard of the paper at a Point where it will be read by the peo ple of this City with we be Lieve that Atlantic can and will sup port a Good daily paper Well and shall Endeavor at All times to Merit that watch for the initial num Ber next per year until april i5tl complaint having been made by subscribers to the Democrat that sufficient notice had not been Given of the intention to raise the subscription Price to per year on the first of the present the management has concluded up extend the Date to april at which time the rate will be advanced to Extension of time will be granted under any All subscribers in arrears can Settle their accounts at per year for the time by paying to Date and a year or More in Advance at the we Are sparing neither pains nor Money to make the Democrat the Best paper Ever published in the and we Hope those in arrears will Settle their accounts within the time named it takes and lots of to print a Good and while your individual account May be Small the aggregate is remember the Dollar rate stops april 15th this composed of some fifty of the leading women of has done a great Deal of Good among the poor of the mostly in the Way of providing suitable clothing for school children who Are in needy Circum stances and also in looking after needy their Charity which takes place at the opera House april should meet with Hearty cooperation of the advertising program that is be ing gotten out will be a work of printed in colors with 32 pages pamphlet this program ought to pay Allex lenses and will if the business men take hold of it As they there will be 1000 copies printed of which one will be Given to each Pur Chaser of a ticket to the Benefit performance and extra copies sold at 10 each which barely covers the Cost of Wiota some of the Farmers tributary to Wiota Are industriously engaged in working up a cooperative Creamery the Creamery to be located at that Carstens and Lamoreaux were callers at this office monday and in discussing the matter they said that at least on half of the Stock had already been subscribed and that no trouble in securing the balance was the cooperative creameries have come to stay and when they Are intelligently managed they Are proving profitable investments for the the one the Wiota people Are figuring on will Cost some where in the neighbourhood of the shares Are and no More than two shares will be sold to one Cass county the Board of directors of the Cass county Mutual insurance association met on monday of this week and checked up the business of the past they found the company affairs in splendid shape and the out look for the present year More encouraging than the Cass county Mutual is in High favor with the farm ers of Cass county and represents Reli Able and economical the company is to be congratulated upon possessing the services of Harry who in his capacity As Secretary has succeeded in giving the company enviable standing among insurance companies and in building up a Nice Busi Ness for Cox leaves the ease against Frank charged with cruelty to was postponed until monday of this week in Justice straights at which time defendant appeared and plead guilty to the he was fined for the offence and upon his promising to leave the City forever and a Day he was allowed to take his clothes and Omaha comedy under the Able direction of miss Arabella a gifted Pupil of Frank Lee the celebrated instructor in dramatic the Omaha comedy club have achieved an envious especially As All their productions Are put 011 without remuneration for the Benefit of miss Kimball being a Friend of manager Hubbard of the opera House suggested to him that the club would be willing to donate their services to some Charity of the City and Hubbard wisely chose the Well known for their charitable efforts to clothe the poor among the school children and make life easier living for the the have taken the matter up with great spirit and the production of Sheridan famous the critic at the opera House april 25th will be the greatest social event of the the club is composed of some Twenty they produced this play at Omaha recently and the dramatic critics were filled with Surprise at what they considered the Best Amateur entertain ment Ever Given in that the Omaha production realized net for the Benefit of the creche or child rens Aid society of Omaha of which miss Kimball s Mother is Sanford Dilley and nuptials two weddings in a week is not As Large a showing As in some weeks in the but then you it is the lenten season now and things Are More or less at a however the season when a Young mans fancy is approaching and Lent or no Lent the lads and lassies will the two weddings which were solemnized in this City this week were very pretty ones and marked the beginning of what we Hope will be Many years of happiness for four of Cass county most estimable Young at the Home of the brides at 811 East 10th Street at 8 Oclock last evening occurred the wedding of miss Sadie daughter of Allen and wife of this to Wilmot of son of George Roberts and wife of about fifty of the intimate friends and relatives of the contracting parties were present at the ceremony which was performed by Hill of the congregational after the ceremony an elegant wed Ding supper was the Young people Are Well and favourably known in this the Groom is a Cass county who a number of years ago migrated to the Northern part of Nebraska and is on the High Road to Success As a rancher in that the Bride is the accomplished daughter of Allen and they both have a Host of friends who will them a reception was held at the Home of the Groom in Lewis today for the newly wedded they will leave shortly for their Home on the grooms ranch near at the Home of the brides grand at the Corner of 10th and Elm last evening occurred the marriage of miss Emily Sanford to Irvin the Jones about Twentyfive of the relatives and the intimate friends were the ceremony wedding supper was the Young people were the recipients of Many Beautiful and valuable they Are Well known the Bride is a Young lady who has made this City her Home for a number of she is a graduate of the Atlantic High school in the class of the Groom is a prosperous Young Farmer in the Vicinity of Cumberland where they will make their this paper joins the rest of their friends in wishing them Warner will the boy who made an attempt upon his own life a week or ten Days in this is recovering and unless inflammation sets he will in All probability be out with in a Short he is Able to be around the House and is progressing the Case is rather a queer there is some discussion on the part of the physicians As to what course was taken by the Bullet and when the patient recovers sufficiently an x Ray examination of the head will to Wolfinger in trouble Blanche alias miss Bertie figured in a shooting affray at Sioux City recently of which episode she was the Central for some time past under the assumed the woman has been a worker in the ranks of the Sioux City Rescue while engaged in the work she met one Frank Ball and soon the acquaintance developed into an inti Macy which the wife of the Man did not so she started after the fair one who had hired her Recreant she landed the wily Bertie and it was Only by a narrow Chance that Ball was not a a red ugly scar on the forehead of the Falck woman tells the Story of the meanwhile the in the has disappeared and Bis whereabouts Are not mrs Wolfinger is the divorced wife of Ernil Wolfinger of this to the i still manufacture a Little of that hard Coal Candy but the season for it is nearly but remember that int All i the variety of sweets will be just As Large when the hard Coal Candy is gone As it is at remember when you want a Box of chocolates or Bon sons this is the place to Purchase i will be with you now in a Short time with a pure article of ice so thank ing you for your past patronage and hoping to see you i am 510 Chestnut in the social what has Lleen doing in society Ancl among the the week just passed in local society has been unmarked by any Large two the club meetings and the Woodmen of the world Box social constitute the list for the the embroidery club met yesterday with the club met with Winne yesterday the next meeting is with Gra the club meets saturday with the birthday party at the Home of and Emmert Tomor Row evening by the ladies Aid of the presbyterian Church promises to be quite an each one in at Tendance is to bring As Many pennies As they Are years hence the the ladies whist club met at the Home of Nichols yesterday the next meeting of the club is with Petite wednesday the club meets today with the paper is by Crain on the women of yesterday and the Sii topics Are Madame Madam Julia Ward and octave the civic club met with Brule last monday a goodly num Ber being beside the regular pro arrangements were made for the entertainment to be Given by miss bid the Gemine baritone next monday March 30th at the congregational they expect a very enjoyable the Browning club did not hold a meeting this the regular meeting night being occupied by the club in at tending the boys meeting at the miss Erickson of the club gave the boys a Short after which the club served the youngsters with these boys meet Ings Are becoming to be important events in the lives of the juveniles in Atlantic and the attendance grows larger with each successive the Woodmen of the world Box social at their Hall last tuesday even ing was Well the Early part of the evening was devoted to a Musi Cal program varied by Short talks by of the lecturer of the order and by the musical numbers by misses Frankie and Maude Glass and miss fudge were Well rendered and pleased the after the conclusion of the program the Sale of boxes was misses fudge and Drake were the lad ies whose boxes sold the highest and they contested for a prize in the shape of a miss fudge receiving the highest number of the affair was one of the most pleasant of the the has been organized in this City eight years and now has a membership of while in Point of numbers it is not As Strong As some of the other air Point of excellence and stability it is among the Best of All the orders Are represented in this red Oak the Bowling contest in this City last thursday evening Between the Park team and the red Oak team resulted in a Victory for the latter by a score of 2237 to the local boys did not play their usmial game but in spite of this the visitors found them a Tough proposition and it was by a very Nar Row margin that they Defeated following is the score red Oak marriage Laura Wilmot Sadie Irvin Emily Charles Edna Des Beatrice Rapp Cole Willard Chapman Shephard Troy Swartz Kringle Mcgeehon Herbert 150 120 138 127 162 152 127 169 177 182 totals Avgis 128 162 168 160 115 Atlantic 146 149 151 185 146 140 141 145 141 158 160 155 150 135 169 480 409 475 464 459 2287 446 421 449 440 465 2221 153 148 140u 149 146 155 score Pressnall and Wilson and Lou Morse word was received in this City yesterday that Well known Here where he was associated with Macomber for a number of is lying at the Point of death at his Home in with typhoid the Many friends of the doctor in this City will learn this news with pain and Hope for his asks for Harris of this City who says he is a registered petitions the District court for a permit to sell and keep for Sale intoxicating the same to be sold according to the Law of the state of

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