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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 23, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa The Atlantic volume May number the weekly Lafayette Klitou and it is now stated that Platt of Larlan will be a candidate for con for the supreme court of Michigan has declared the local option Law of that state title of Case Blaine trial set for second tuesday in novem verdict for the Greenfield transcript favors the of Lyons and twombly for the state offices which they now major Albert Anderson member of from the 8th Iowa made his bed with the free traders and spoke in favor of the Mills Tariff the nonpareil says Harl secure the endorsement of Pott Awat Tamie county Plarl is a Bright Young there Are no flies on John Kasson must begin to feel the boys about Des Homes that were named in his Honor Are get Ting old enough to the tells us of the marriage of Kasson Mil congressman Randall in his favored the abolition of the internal Revenue except a lax of 50 cents per Galon on when Randalls hour was up Mills objected to his time being extended was a Gross Dis Courtesy considering the however Randall was permitted to go in the District court at Sioux City judge Shiras made a ruling of great remanding the Case brought under the state prohibitory Law to Abate the Sioux City breweries As nuisances Back to the state judge Shiras holds that the Federal courts should not take original jurisdiction in quasi criminal cases involving the enforcement of the state police but that the remedy must be by Appeal from the state us Oreme new York Post of course the condition of the Philadelphia Postof lice must be regarded As a Bolt on president Cleveland and our great political for Cleveland Reno Milia Tion it has done simply nothing that was because that Reno Milia Tion has been for two years a foregone nothing that or Tidewater of gamers could do could have prevented it any More than it could prevent water rising in a what it will do is to lose him a Good Many votes among people who supported him four years on account of the enemies he had and who outnumber All the Federal officeholders probably no thing is More extraordinary in politics than the Way in which residence in Washington magnifies the Petty and Servile horde who figure in politics As workers and dwarfs the great Host of in these Are pre in spite of All party ties and to stand by any candidate who convinces them that to him really and truly Public Ollice is a Public speaking of the Outlook for the grow ing Jira streets says Leports from ninety six counties indicate that All things taken into is in More promising condition agriculturally than for several previous the the and the Spring have often All together this is the cause of the Thrifty Condi Tion of the wheat Plant at the beginning of the area devoted to wheat is larger than in although it has been diminished in the Eastern coun it has been More than made Good by the increase in the Western coun thirty one counties report an in creased area under coun ties same the remaining coun ties show a decrease acreage of from 3 to 50 per where the wheat was impaired or destroyed the cause was freezing and thawing weather in the area sown to wheat in the fall of 1887 was compared with area sown in per which gives the area at or acres Over the previous year of this 8 per cent was reported the general condition of the healthy Plant remain ing is 92 per Cady condition they tone up the digestive free the system of give the horse a Good causing them to shed and putting them in Good shape for for Sale by All Whf the Sidney court there is a county seat fight coming on in Freemont from appearances will be viciously the burning of the court House at Sid it is is an outgrowth of the coming the leading men of Sidney testify that when they reached the scene of the fire they could smell Coal and they believe the fire was set by an below we give the evidence of Henry a Busi Ness Man of Sidney Henry duly says that i am a merchant residing in on the night of May was sleeping in my business House on the West Side of the Public i was aroused about Midnight by a fire i at once went to the South door of the court found the door closed opened same and found the Hall All ablaze from floor to ceiling filling the entire Hall As far South As the auditors the odor of Coal Oil was very As i started to court House saw reflection on Wood there was no Light in West i closed South door and went around on East Side of court House to North there was no ire in the East offices at that on North Side i found Hall door and floor when the fire broke into the treasurers office it burned with great rapidity and appeared to Flash at once through the entire with others threw a Large number of buckets of water on the lire without any apparent Henky Bowen other business men give the same kind of Hamburg says Sid Ney burned the House and Sidney says Hamburg did cooler Heads do not believe either town instigated Way before the War the same court House experienced being blown up with pow the county treasurer was Short in his and he scattered books and papers throughout his Ollice and then placed a Keg of powder there and blew it the court Walls were cracked but the building was not de the county treasurer was tried several times for the crime and for the Deal cation but was finally a the Winner not named the presidential tickets so far As Nomi the Industrial for Albert of for vice John of the equal rights for Relva of the District of for vice Alfred of the Union labor for Alson of for vice Charles of the United labor for Robert of for vice of the need of building from the new York the pressing need for a competent and thorough inspection of buildings during construction is constantly exemplified in the news items of the daily some of the lengths to which unprincipled contractors will go in or Der to save a few would not be credited if the facts did not sustain thus it was that a fire which destroyed a Church at Milwaukee not very Long originated in a wooden and a Long Island builder was caught running joists right into the flues of a Block of houses he was build that the men who put human to say nothing of into such atrocious Are not sentenced to penal servitude for that there is something lacking in the makeup of the Laws that allow such miscreants to escape a whipped of jus bobs the following from the Ohio Plain dealer tells of the nomination of a brother of Young of this City for Secretary of state of by the demo cratic party Boston who Heads the democratic ticket of has been the Leader of his party in the Ohio House of representatives for several Young is an Able lawyer and a gentleman whose character is in the effect of the connection of such men with Ohio politics has been elevating in every he is widely known throughout and is very he is a Good stumper and will make his Young who was nominated to catch the Irish last year japanese students imported English and american an Atlantic Man in the Tennessee near Chat 1 Tennessee on april his body not Pound for five the Chattanooga daily Sun gives this sad account of the death of until recently a citizen of at Antic the mysterious disappearance of an old gentleman who was travelling from Florida to Stlouis with his and was never seen after the night of april was accounted for today when his a badly decomposed was found in the River opposite the Willingham planing near Citico when seen the body was about one Hundred Yards from the Bank and was Mike who works at the Willingham planing took the body out of the River and notified Coro Ner Jackson and chief who repaired to the the Coroner proceeded to hold an the Fol lowing being the names of the a tolls William the jury decided that the deceased met his death by the remains were badly decayed and would hardly be the face was and on the right Side of the head bears a deep scar just above the the Man was probably Over sixty years of on the night of april cot in company with his wife and an other whose name was not learn boarded the Cincinnati Southern train at the depot and left the City at for conductor Robert Kelly being in charge of the Cotton and wife were of and were in route to that City from where Cotton had just sold some All the berths in the two sleepers were occupied except this Cotton secured for his wife and her lady after seeing that they were made he started to go from the Sleeper to the ladies coach where they had left their his wife never saw him lie carried a shawl on his when the train arrived in Cincinnati the conductor Sta Ted to who did not know until then that her husband was miss that the baggage had remained unattended All a Telegram was sent from Cincinnati to chief of police who made but As no thing could be heard concerning the missing the matter remained shrouded in the son of the missing Man came to the City and remained two or three Days trying to find some Trace of his but without he finally re turned assured by chief Howard that he would do All that was possible to unravel the the matter was published in the Sun authorities have been on the Lookout Ever the supposition is that in returning from the the train crossed the Bridge a Little Way above where the body was Cotton lost his footing and fell from the platform of the train into the the remains were taken to Sharps undertaking establishment where they Are now chief Howard sent a Telegram to the son in Louis notify ing him of the recovery of the a Pioneer building destruction of the court House at May court House located at Sidney burned at 1 Oclock this there is every reason to believe that it was fired by an incan As the lire was discovered first by the fumes of burning Coal Oil and could have been Peen put out had there been any facilities Handy for the purpose at the time of there is a Strong sentiment at Sidney against Hamburg and the opinion prevails there that some one was hired by this town to set it Hamburg has been making a desperate Effort lately to secure the removal of the court House and had considerable interest worked hence the suspicion of Sidney in regard to the on the other hamburgers charge that Sidney skirts Are not entirely the people Here believe that somebody in thinking that the chances for holding the county seat there were not the As the court House was in bad shape and would re quire from to to put it in Safe concluded that in order to overcome this the Best plan would be to Burn the building Down and thus be on an equal footing with there was no insurance on the build the policy of having expired some weeks All of the auditors records were according to re and the books of which were in the auditors Ollice at the time of the were also nothing is known As to the condition of the records in the they will not be opened before treasurer Alexander reports that he had in his of which was currency and the balance there is much excite ment Here and various prophecies Are current As to where the future court House will be Hamburg offers to erect the building and donate it to the county if it can be located while it is reported that Sidney will duplicate Hamburgs proposition and go her one Sidney court House was a Brick Structure built before the it had a Tower on one Corner like an old and was Peculiar and ancient in during the Many exciting meetings were held within its Fremont was strongly impregnated with secession and several times there came near being civil War in the county with All War and the memory of the old the just reduced to was inseparably what tales those blackened Walls could if Brick and mortar could speak news and Sam Randall has spoken against the Mills Tariff Bill and the Texas style of democrats do not like Samuels re Melville Stone has retired from the Chicago having sold his interest to Victor Webb of the Harlan Republican is travelling in the decrease of the Gross earnings for the past Quarter on the q were John Stone will deliver the memorial Day oration at Council late principal of the Shenandoah has accepted a like position at of succeeds Gurney at of Corning was a Delegate to the National Union labor convention but missed the the enterprising real estate of is travel ing in and other Southern he is trying to find the Southern the popular druggist and physician of Montgomery celebrated his 44th his friends called and broke bread with and they could not have honoured a More neighbourly Man in All that nor one who counts a greater number of True Jaisle who caused Stokes to kill in died and avas buried on sunday at Charley Leber thought to frighten his Little brother a gun that was not loaded and shot him this was at train West on the Chi Rock Island on Satur Day night struck a buggy near containing Richard his wife and two Breeden was fatally injured and his wife the children escaped with slight Bruise Breeden was pastor of the methodist Church at there is great rejoicing in prohibition circles at Charles saturday night the sheriff and Deputy raided a dive operated by George with considerable difficulty they secured a bottle which was in Possession of and after taking up a carpet in the dining room and lifting a trap door they found two kegs of whisky and three barrels of bottled Beer nicely stowed ruins will shufler8 letter to ills pare Ulk Dis closes the Cizuko of Kin the old Story of dissipation and the last Fairfield publishes an account of the funeral of will and also by permission of the family publishes the letter addressed to his Des my parents i am about to do a crime which i have Long considered which if i had clone Long ago would have been better for you but the Best of people some times make the reason for this nonsensical piece of Devil ment is that i am so ashamed of myself for the Way that i have imposed upon you that it bears upon my mind that i am unable to stand i always make Good but they always fail i i know not knowing that i will always disgrace the i take this method of freeing you All from suffering on my you Are both free from any i have been treated too Nice by you both and All the rest of the my relatives and friends do not say i am for i know what i am Tell Tom to be a Good stay at Home in the Neder use tobacco or liquor in any manner or form also watch him the Sweet Little i Hope will never realize what i have and never mention this to kiss All the folks Good Bye for a am going Over to the House now to see Helen and Clara do not know what Jennie will you had All better for get me As soon As give my love to All my also miss Jessie Lutie and Florence and All and May god bless your wayward Tell Tom no is a Little but hard to give my pin to i die Good the Tribune adds William the Plano Al steel Harvester and Binder comes to the front this the finest the most genuine Al steel machine in the Market by a Large it has important improvements that the old Stogie machines have we will guarantee it to run at least one horse lighter than any other machine cutting the same we invite Farmers to Call and see the new we will sell you this improved machine just As cheap As you can buy the old so called steel we have also the piano rustler and steel mowers and rakes at Bottom Call and see me at the old Green Bay lumber dealers in All kinds of Oak Cedar posts yellow Norway and White Pine floor Poplar and White Pine English american be hard soft prices the give us an Opportunity to figure on your estimates cheerfully Yards at Marne and was born in he was Given a Good common school education and when about seventeen went into the printing office of he remained there a Short time and then became a regular apprentice in the Tribune serving three he was unusually Apt As an and became an Excel Lent he was always Bright and kind hearted and and endeared himself to All about the he worked a few months at Indianolia declined a Foreman ship in with All the encouragement Given him he was afraid to assume the he quit the printing business and tried a collecting but soon tired of this a Little Over a year ago his father took him into the office at Des where he remained until his the Iowa central7 the Diagonal gets it and will make it a heal the Oskaloosa Herald reports As Fol lows the Chicago Tribune of thursday has the following statement on the future of the Central Iowa will be read with much pleasure by All our for it Means to this whole Section a great it Means that finally we Are to have place on a through first in its from Chicago to Kansas and that it also Means shops and All that such establishments suggest by Way of Prosperity we congratulate our people on the Outlook As planned in this and can say that we know that these mailers have received the most careful attention sit Headquarters for months and that undoubtedly the matter is certain to be brought about in Good let every one rejoice and be for a certain and continuous Good Day is the following is the article in question another receiver Dudley will soon relinquish the management of the Central Iowa and the property will pass in to the hands of the parties who own the Paul Kansas City Railroad Minnesota the name of the Road will be changed from the Central Iowa to the Iowa and its principal offices will be in it will be operated inde will virtually be a Branch of the Paul Kansas and will be managed by the officers of the latter the new acquisition gives the Chicago Paul Kan Sas City an Independent outlet from Oskaloosa to and a direct line from Paul to it is the in Tention of the new owners to extend the Road to Chicago by building a connecting link from Keithsburg on the Central Iowa to Sycamore on Type main line of the Minnesota North thus securing a Short line from Chicago to Central Iowa from Oska Loosa a new line is to be built West to a connection with the new Kansas City line of the Minnesota thus giving the latter a direct line from Chicago to Kansas Atchison and so the Many cases of rheumatism cured by chamberlains pain Halm during the past few have Given the people great Confidence in its curative and have shown that there is one preparation that can be depended upon for that painful Wandag relating George one of the leading retail druggists of says in regard to chamberlains i am pleased to say that i can recommend them with that they will do As much for a person As anything in the especially am i pleased with chamber Lains pain no one afflicted with rheumatism can use it without for Sale by All Whf Tabors and something about the old and now Nebraska from tie Tabor last thursday the committee of the Railroad company journeyed to Nebraska Cit taking team to Mcpaul and at that place in company with a delegation from Plum boarded a freight and Rode nearly due South to Nebraska City some Miles below the Point of then they were taken by the accommodation train to the ferry below the after waiting an hour or More for the ferry they finally lauded on the West Bank of the River at the South Side of the and taking the old line so Well known around sex the crowd soon reached main Street and a comfortable Nebraska City was started on a Ridge Between two creeks and runs nearly to a Point at the the South River makes an outlet for the q Railroad and the North Creek one for the the Bridge being built is nearly opposite the Mouth of the South River and has a Stone abutment on the Nebraska two Stone piers in the River and a Large amount of trestle work on the Island which it crosses near its lower extreme the approaches Are apparently As difficult of construction and As costly As the Bridge for several years we heard of Nebraska City As a dead or dying town and it May have been so in the but now it is a thriving the town has spread out beyond both the dwelling lots Are Large and Shade Trees Are the larger but not All of the business houses Are on main Street and some of the blocks Are very the government is building a Large Posto Ilice building Well up on the the Asylum for the once away out of is now in the North Ern part of the some years since a Wing was built and the past year the the main part of the Asylum has been added making a commodious Structure surrounded by ample and pleasant main Street is being rapidly prepared Tor paving and consequently is in a chaotic citizens claim a population of ten if not now it soon will be in the afternoon the committee met a portion of the Board of Trade in its room and Railroad matters were talked up and action taken looking to a joint Effort to secure for Nebraska Plain hollow and connection with some trunk line of Railroad in addition to those now enjoyed by at half past three the visitors left the City on their bringing with them pleasant recollections of the gentle Manly treatment received while in the the Excelsior Geyser in Yellowstone Park is now in operation for the first time since it is located the Middle Geyser Basin near the stole and is the largest Geyser in the it is in a Rock pit 320 feet in length and 200 feet and the Aper Ture through which it discharge its water is nearly 200 feet in it was originally thought to be a boiling but it revealed its True character by an eruption in at the time Gen eral Sheridan was in the it throws a column of water from 150 to 200 feet in sometimes to the height of 800 feet in the overflow makes fire Hole River a Rushing

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