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Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1884, Cedar Rapids, IowaHoliday ofe Ostino f. C. Oln Stefl i co. Silk mufflers. Silk handkerchiefs silk umbrel2as, silk wristlets. Silk suspenders Plain colors appropriate Tor embroidery. Fey he stitched handkerchiefs neckwear in Allethe lat est colourings Seal Caps. Underwear in All the Best grades. 22 24 second St Headquarters for Holiday presents j a. A. Taylor s. Largest and finest Stock in Iowa of Loose and mounted diamonds Grold. , jewelry. Fine clocks solid Sil exware. Spectacles fid canes i pens Etc. All the latest styles of jewelry Etc. Fat prices very crw i cull at once and Nee a. C. Taylor no 24 first Avenue. Latest Trail in Utopia presbyopia a. S to cl-14 a t i s m deducted with the Johnston Patent Teloso Opelc Eyo Teiter. Exhibited and manipulated by Allied opticians d1xos Sherwood a jewellers and opticians Cedar rapids Iowa. Ohl a amusements. Wednesday. Dec. 24. Christmas eve., first Ormond inaugural tour of the famed euro Pean sensation Lily Clay s company of ladies Only. Anpo iring in the great in Inion and Porib an Ade less Eden i Viewn Tiibi Imp Amible Folly of toe find by Bevy of chinning and lady Comedi Annm vocalists. Lady lady musicians. Lady ticket Sellers lady Programmer Tadj ugh in pub Complete i mum orchestra and Mili tary band. Prices--35c, 50c. 75c, and v secure ret Rod Mala Well in Advance at the opera Home office and or the lady ticket and thai Wren at the Boi once during the Day of performance. Greene s opera House. One night Only Friday dec. 26th. Special engagement of the charming and talented Young american Brace bad Ftp supported by the eminent actor Black Silks and satins coloured Silks and satins brocade Silks and satins combination suiting Wool brocades French Tricot. Billiard cloths for tailor Fine Cassimeris. And one of the most Complete stocks of Fine Black goods to be found in the state. Call Early and make your selections for Christmas. Samples by mail. Devendorf Mann 55 51 second Avenue. And an excellent company under the managerial direction of w. W. Kellv., Prelec Ting for the rat time before a Cedar Bap Ida audience the new Gamille by Alund r inmae in Flea cute and Are tableau. 50, 76, Oft vol. 2.--no. 299. Cedar rapids. Iowa tuesday december 23. 1884 Price. 3 cents. Cao to Krebs Bros Art store 38 first Avenue. Devendorf Mann Are now making the Pri Ces very close Oil holidays Cone. Wolte co. Jewellers a full line of Waltham watches diamonds and chains charms rings Etc. A magnificent Stock of Wall paper curtain fixtures Blank books baby carriages and express wagons. Dor. Lit ave and 3d St. I Graves stand. 1 clothing prices reduced overcoats former Fortner Price. 1500 now. 1200 former Price.1000 now. 800 former Price. 7 of now. 500 former Price. 500 now. 300 the beat of underwear for in the City. Overbooked in the word at Geo. A. Lincoln a 188 first Street. We. N. Berkeley. Brittan Berkeley Manu Latunrer of stairs Stair Ball Poeta and balt ten. Brato Kots Send. Movil Clixia of All kind furn Lihue on Short notice. Alto til Undi of Xor Nonit. Scroll sawing and neral lob work. Planing Hill not. 43, and 47 Worth lint Tisdale Niermeyer no. T sooth tint Street Carlace and work promptly and Lunate to. Reedy of second edition. 4 o clock. The fire fiend Harrygan Hart s theater Domique burned to the Bismarck Dakota horses exhibiting Strong symptoms of glanders the Iowa teachers convention in successful operation in Des Moines. The usual newsy budget from All parts of the country condensed associated frees report new York fire. New Yolk Deo. A Harts theatre Domique _ on Broadway in Rcd this morning. The theatre Cost no instr Auoe on the building or contents. The looks Money belonging to the actors fond association in the Safe in a room on he second floor Are supposed to have been totally destroyed. The Safe in the treasurer s office of the theatre contained besides books establishments in Money and manuscript several of Harri f an s plays. Excitement in the Oodo Node hotel near by wag for a time intense. Waiters bad gone through the building and aroused the guests Many of whom became terrified and ran Down stairs in their night clothes but the proprietor succeeded in quieting them after a while. The Interior decorations of the theatre Cost Aud he scenery for the which was opening the play for the new Home which Cost since that time scenery for ten plays had been added which in creased the value. Stone settings to the value of besides the mountings of 3arrigan a new play Mcallister s which Cost were lost. Extensive properties and wardrobe of the entire com Pany was destroyed. Dave Braham lot Lis original manuscripts and All the music which made Hurrigan Here. 1 he writer Lieut Cook then of Tiliti regular army says. About 8 o clock i. M. Vol. Canby and staff arrived lit assumed command and at once prox Ted to make new dispositions at which we were All Well pleased for we bad been standing still in one position now or some two Tours and were All very impatient thereat. Vol Carson s regiment was stationed below the Bend in the River facing East Ward. To Bis left wus Pino the militia commander with his forces. Hall s Bat Tery which remained All Day in one position was moved to the front across the River. Sci ice 8 Battery was moved one fourth of a mile up the River and advanced a Little. In its front was a Small cleared space of perhaps two acres beyond Wuich the Woods were thick but the enemy could lie Stien moving among the Trees in considerable Force and it was known that he had some movement which was Boon to be made. Mckae to Shell Tern and at this moment the report thai Hall s Battery was threatened. Canby fearing that in Case of a charge upon Hull Fine s regiment of Tail Tiu would not stand its ground there being but two companies of regulars with it do to acct three companies of the fifth in Fantry under capt. Wingate to go in double Quick to its Relief. This was a fatal error for no sooner had these troops been sent away than a body of the enemy Strong was seen to Einerson from the Woods into the Clearing in front of Mckae making directly for him. To doable loaded his guns with grape and canister and tired As rapidly As possible of the advancing foe bul the distance was. So Short that the were aimed too High and did no execution. On they came in spite of opposition Yelling like so Many denizens of the infernal regions who bad just made their escape armed with doubled barrelled shot guns and Bowie knives. Joey waited until at Short Range when they discharged their shot guns at the artillery its with effect then when their guns were empty they Turver them away and mixed with the men at the Cannon in a hand to hand encounter Usine their pistols and knives our men did All that Cush and blood could do to save their Battery but the Odds was More than four to one against therefore in a tight of this kind butane termination possible. Those who were not killed or wounded were driven with their support ers into the River together. Many were shot in Tho Waier White crossing and their bodies were carried away by the current those who escaped when they reached the other Side reformed their ranks and marched away towards the fort their own guns burling shot and Shell after them to expedite their when Canby saw that he time s Battery to be charged by the enemy he sent a Hasty order for Wingate to return but by the time that officer got the order he Hod All he could attend to in repulsing a Squadron of cavalry that was charging him Hoy came on at a Gallop with drawn sabres making the resound with their usual Demoniac no doubt expected to scare the Blue Coats into Tung to their for safety out that 1 to Altos happened to be made of the kind of material that not do that sort of fighting. They stood their ground until the enemy within fifty of them when the voice rang out Clear and Sharp Vyrel and the. Report which followed was As if one Man bad pulled All the at once. Whoa. Tha away we looked for one moment at the Heap of dead and wounded and men but saw no enemy to oppose a. A. Second older to return now from Almat Init anti Fol Lowed by another of Cytar that tin Battery a Barm and for to Fatt Hack Row m a Bat tue with Jack rabbits. And exciting sport in w1m Ift. Denver Tribune rep Bucman Jack Rabbit club an association which annually makes an excursion and has for its object the keeping Down of the census of the Rabbit race la Colorado returned a few Days ago from its animal slaying trip and its members have settled Down to their regular business. The ground selected for the Battle this year was in Sau Luis Park. The party left this cite in a special car which was Well stocked with Wicker baskets kegs and Cigar boxes none of the pack being empty or taken along for pure ornamentation. The departure was made under cover of night and the following Day they arrived at Wittemore s ranch at v Ilia Grove where a Headquarters was established. The following Day a Little desultory shooting was indulged in but the Genud Central Hunt was set for the Sec Ond any. The grand Central bunt is. Always of course the principal feature of these excursions and is in its details very care fully arranged and carried out its a Range Iem consists first in the Choice of a in Putin who commands the whole affair that Honor this year falling upon or. Suess. Capt. Suess divided his company into two parties with a Leader for each and with each party was a horseman provided with immense bags for game. In the rear of All were two wagons which were to take the game from the horsemen As soon As it accumulated. Capt. Smiss formed his company into two Racks each headed by its Leader and at the word of command the company started Forward to the scene of carnage. As they approached the Rabbit ground the two lines diverged to the right and left marching in a Diagonal course each Way. And soon enclosing upon one Side an area embracing several acres. As the advanced they lengthened until at the proper signal the leaders directed their course toward each other and an immense Circle was formed which gradually Nar rowing corralled an army of rabbits a bib had been startled by the tramp of the ene inv who had encompassed their City it the Walls of Babylon were once encompassed. Then came the moment of excitement and i Deli Man grasped his gun fearing that of would get nervous and fire before he ought to and possibly shoot a neighbor Over on the of cur Side of the Circle. The Rule is that the first shot shall be fired by the Man toward whom a rum and in the event of Bis failure to hit it the next Man bikes a pop at the Jack and so on. This Rule was As strictly sol erred to us possible but after the first two Shott the game ran in such a Lively style that the country All around was ringing with the report of musketry in a very few min utes and the ground was strewn with dead Rab its so rapidly that the riders were kept Busy picking them up while Riding around like crazy cavalrymen. The result of the Hunt was some rabbits to say nothing of a Small puncture in the forehead of Johnny Kieffer who caught a stray shot and who is As food of the scar As a one legged Soldier of Bis missing limb the result of the year s excursion is about the same in Point of dead As was that of last year but this same result took longer time by a Day last year. Tic private snoot of the members on the drat Day amounted to uptight As they left their game out All night and the coyotes came and devoured it. A Tatrai woodshed to the Kitchen u hard Road to travel but two Over a Romfh Donn try Road walk to Young Man who room Patio Charah. Holiday social i Maria Luce Woodward Hall Christ Mai afternoon at 8 o clock. Music by the Beloit band Tio lets so its. Wholesale and retail. Crockery glassware lamps Etc., Eta s St. And. A a line of China an printed Tea Meta. Dinner eur chamber Olan Ware in treat Al not Banning Lapapa in the Market Thi Rinyik Oale rated Pinafore Brier beet in Nee. Aleo an elegant display of Fine Eui Tabu for fronts allure cordially in. Cited to toll Stock Ana Price Mit i atom the 3eixebrated Shoil Jack Weathi strip awk m to. 90, Sawood at fire fire in not have Simmons Pope write you up immediately. Their companies Are All old established and reliable ones and can be de Pended on in Case of losses. Have you an abstract of to your property if not have Simmons Pope prepare you one. Don t buy any property without you have an abstract of title from their office the latest addition to the City is the Cedar rapids go s first near Coe College and we can now sell lots therein for a Little More than half what others Are held at in this locality. Call Early and get first Choice. Terms to suit All Pur chasers. Decidedly the Best Chance to secure a lot near Busi Ness now open to Home seekers. Come and examine for your selves. 18 first ave., Cedar rapids

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