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Postville Post (Newspaper) - May 23, 1884, Postville, Iowa The District Post. ,t.,e, Iowa. M. S. Hitchcock it. Am manager. This it Alt a by j. A. Bitty. O. This is the Way the Bavy Cifuno ont 01 Tho in it As co Nus the Dawn out of ciii1 cd is Thiol a. I a out the Luul thu to ruin s on tin Tolj it blooms 1 is Iino As in Plarl Summers dead Mil Puzie with a find 1 Canty none could Nanus o. This is the Ivy the Biby came and this is Tho War Tho baby woke and when in drop f d w Thi Shiue ind Shadow rink in i to a Tho Sweet Ojea i glimmered the Vujih thro Nch. And Odd intr and dimples broke about ill.1 lips and no one know of told divine the words Tioy spoke and this is the Way the baby an 1 Lii is the Way the Buhy a it a i of Trosvik Imok Ward thrown by Mia cram ii is where Kossos or it with \ ii Shii she had a known the i tic liar us were Cost in to t Ahonen ily in july and god a tip with Hev. And we wept and tin s or the Way the baby adopt journal. Aud lilith. Ivy m. Cui Xuy. And round his heart one strangling Golden hair Tho keen wind rising Over at the sea Inlet and sweeping its Breezy circuit around through the old town and up the Sandy level Road swept with it a merry party that August morning tip from the Railroad station to the summer Home of Harold Swain. The latter a Youngish Man a widower of six years standing Long relapsed into the Happy habits of Bachelor Hood and come Down from Tho City bringing with him friends to remain one week or two or ten is t hey should please. Not nil were of old acquaintance Only his trusted Lester Chappies who had introduced him to the others All ladies and specifically is follows Theodosa Wells a vivacious Brunette widow with a tender recollection of poor Jack who would go shooting in a boat on sunday in spite of All she could say and so had met his death Hiss Meigs the elderly Chaperon of Tho set a Little inclined to lace mittens Ami dawdling and miss Meigs Niece lilith Francil Lon. Harold Swain had met miss Francillon but twice before this and As they walked up together from the station he said to himself she was the most Beautiful woman he had Ever seen. Nevertheless had any one called him aside and asked him to describe her he might have hesitated Uncertain of the Hue of those Chance Ful eyes the shifting go ams of sunlight in that red Brown hair the Hughes deepening or paling in that pure Sweet face. Glancing from time to time at the Lovely pro. File and loosely twisted hair under her Seaside Bonnet with its careless Droop of Sailor Blue feathers its knot of Violet velvet he wondered How Lester could prefer the banter of the Little widow and the Prim Wisdom of the elderly Chaperon. But Lester he admitted was bearish at times in spite of his Good looks his Fortune and his excellent connections. The fact that miss Frau Eillon was an heiress should. Not detract from her loveliness. Was she not Ever modest and deferent Harold had Siut kept silence while tit Ankir a these things. He had spoken of what they should d for amusement. Did you Ever catch a bluefish miss ? i mean a Good sized one. i be got the Best Little boat you Ever saw. Captain George runs it for me. It is the Mary Jane at present but i would like to change the name if i thought a Young lady would t object to a boat for a namesake. " lilith swung her parasol lightly Over her Arm and laughed her own musical Mezzo. I should think any Young lady would be delighted with the compliment. I m sure i " would von he asked seriously. And now the others who had lagged came hurrying after the Lively widow entreating lilith to go More slowly and to enjoy the morning. But i am enjoying it Theo miss Francillon answered earnestly pausing As she spoke Aud lifting her gaze to the Leafy canopy of the old Street. Harold Swain remembered Ever after How she looked standing there her red Sweet lips parted slightly Quick Rose tints hashing into those fairest Cheeks and Golden varying lights in the wide eyes. They went on presently up into the Cool Width of the rambling old Seaside House where the cheerful waited to Welcome them. We Are All Here Martha said Harold laughing pleasantly. "1 of might let the ladies choose their own rooms. They will want those looking Seaward. Or. Chappies will have the one you always give him and turning to his Friend come Lester Well go right he went into the room with Chappies and shut the door. You know the ways of the House Lester he said. Do As you please come and go As you like. I wish you d insist on the ladies sending for their baggage. I Don t want them running away in Twenty four hours and that s women All Over if they Haven t All their Toggery at you re very Good Harold. I la use my influence if i have Chappies was plunging his blonde handsome face into a bowl of rain water and mopping it Man fashion with a damask Towel.  How do you Uke them very much. The Little widow is extremely fascinating As you of course acknowledge the aunt is a virtue born of a necessity and miss Francillon is the most a a Tinl woman i Ever he topped and went to the door where Artlia was knocking to inquire about Leeh. Meanwhile the ladies having brought no Luggage could Only Wash away the suggestion of Coal smoke indulge in a suspicion of Fine powder and descend to the parlor. Or. Juwain Lias a taste for Art said macs Meigs. Lii it my dear come and see these Les presently miss fran Chou was surveying her Sailor Blue Eok Lumo in the narrow length of Gilt Fra Jjo a pier Glass. Theodosia wag in Ter Klei in the he size portrait of a blonde j Oung lady Over the piano. Psi come and look at this picture. I suppose it is his wife. Dear me i wonder if it makes him As bad As poor Jack s makes me a i Don t care 10 loot at dead people lilith answered regard Lessly. I m Shock toe dear. Let us go out in the Piazza. Will you come i s Meigs i think not thank you. I m tired enough to stay miss Meigs was remarkably easy going for Chaperon. There was no need to bother these sensible girls two or three Aud Touty years. She made herself com fort lilo in a wooden Rocker while they slipped away through Tho Long window and indulged in girlish gossipy con radon cos. It s a Lovely place lil. And to is very lilith laughed. You Liko him. What can i do to help you help me in Surprise. A Bell began to ring loudly. And immediately Lester Chappies Camo out. Hungry girls he was not a Man of Many words but the pleasant accompanying smile sufficed. To offered an Arm to the Little widow Whoso Jack had been her second Cousin lilith took the other and they went in to lunch or. Swain escorting miss Meigs to the seat of Honor. In the afternoon they took their first sail and though no fish were caught returned with excellent appetites for dinner. Afterwards Tho Lively Theo played Waltz in. Sic in Tho parlor with contemplative eyes upon the portrait of the deceased mrs. Swain. Lilith danced a Little with Chappies and also with their to to jut a swing or two around the room while miss Meigs dozed Over the engravings and concluded to retire. The Young people now took to strolling in the Verandah which was built on All sides of the House. Miss Francillon walked with Chappies this time Tho widow with Harold to found. Her less flighty than to had imagined at first. The couples wove Well apart when Chappies asked gently will you Send for your trunk lilith ? i think we could enjoy a fortnight Here and Swain is really anxious we Sho looked up into his face As she answered softly if you wish to stay i shall be Happy but i want to consult your wishes my she Felt his closer pressure of her Arm. I would really like to stay Lester. I will Send to Morrow and Theo will do the dear said Chappies in a tenderer voice Don t you think it would be Well to announce our engagement perhaps she answered slowly. To Morrow if you wish. But is there need of haste no Only i feel As if i should like the world to know that you belong to they had turned the Corner of the House and were out of Tho other s sight. He leaned his face Down to her own. Kiss me lilith you love me Don t you Darling better than any one else on Earth she cried passionately. What made Vou sob then sweetheart nothing they turned Back to the ii Arlor and found Theo singing softly a duet with Harold Swain after which the Little widow declared herself sleepy and carried lilith off to bed. Martha was closing the House and the gentlemen went up stairs to smoke do you know that i have been decidedly impressed Chappies with our Little Theo no no not mrs. not mrs. Wells Lester looked up apprehensively. Mrs. Wells is a dear b title thing but when miss Francillon is present other women Pale. I fancy if she is Here very Long i shall he offering myself. I m More in love with her than i be been with any woman since my wife Chappies had risen from his seat and spoke with vehement sarcasm. You really would do miss Francillon that Honor i am sure she ought to be delighted to accept a place As second he grew still angrier. Perhaps Harold Swain you fancy any woman would jump at what Thoro is left you to bestow. But lilith Francillon deserves More than a second affection a Man s first last and eternal worship is Little enough to offer Chappies said his Friend recovering from the first Surprise you Are in love with her yourself. But How was i to know ? you Are a demonstrative you gave no sign. And does Sho love you she has promised to to my Harold put out his hand. I congratulate you. Forgive my offending it was it it is All right old fellow. I am Apt to show temper when i should Let s talk of something by All Means. I be been floundering about All the evening finding out Odd things. There s the Little widow says she knows another Friend of mind quite intimately Dick Livesay. You Don t know him. Funny fellow never stays Long in one place. Went out West then to Europe came Back in the fall. Capital company one of the most fascinating Fellows. Handsome features Olive complexion Lustrous eyes. I m going to write him in the morning to come at once. I be told mrs. Wells i should and Bhe seems pleased. You see Chappies i had it firmly fixed in my mind that you were in love with Little Lester shrugged hib shoulders. I want a woman s first affection and she shall have " then miss Francillon has never loved but you 1" " certainly not said Chappies vex edly and shortly after withdrew for the night. Harold Hook his head Ever so slightly when Tho other had gone. I perhaps he is he said. "yet1 she is very Beautiful and she is out of her teens i think. Such girls Are beset with lovers from the in Theo s chamber whose windows faced the starlit sea lilith sat brushing out her glowing Gold Brown hair and talking to her Friend. I must Tell you something said Theo something which has been a secret until lilith s Beautiful eyes turned questioningly upon her. What is it she asked. Of Iii i wish you could see How pretty you look never mind How i look but Tell your Well when i was walking with or. Swain to night he spoke of a Friend of his whom i happen to know very Well indeed. And or. Swain will write him to Morrow that i am Here and he is to it is a Lover of yours v Well defiantly. And you Are in love with him Well stronger than before. You Are engaged cried lilith shaking Back her Golden mane. Well decisively. Well Theo Why Don t you go on who is he  he is very handsome and fascinating lie has Money enough for us with what Jack loft to. I Lovi him dearly Quito As much As i did but his name Theo his name is Lii have lilith Mado no answer for a moment Tho Brush had fallen out of her hand Aud she was stooping to pick it up. Livesay she repeated by and by. Yes what s the matter do you know my Dick know your Dick Theo Sho laughed oddly. I think not. Yet i did know a Livesay once perhaps his name was did you know him Well Theo you arc looking jealous. Perhaps i d hotter Tell you my secret it will to announced to Morrow. I am to marry or. lilith 1 am so glad dear. I i hoped so. How could Yon imagine me jealous. 1 do Hope you will to very Lilich went on brushing her hair. In t your affair something sudden Theo Well yes i be Only known Dick two months. 1 met him in Washington and we soon became engaged. Nobody knows but you i thought it Strango i had t even heard you mention his and with a careless Good night Sho passed to her room where Sho stood looking out into Tho starlit night and reasoning with herself. What was Kichard Livesay to her now that she must fool this Pang at the knowledge that he loved another could to Lovo another after having loved her so or had he never loved her was she sorry for Theo no for Theo was Clear headed and practical. Sho was rather sorry for herself sorry that she must feel this Pang. It would not be pleasant to meet him As Theo s Lover yet she had some curiosity to see him Onee More this Man who had been her earliest betrothed. I shall Only Lovo Lester the More when they stand Side by Sido she said. He is so Noble so tender so great hearted. Nothing could turn me from Lester. Of that i am three Days later Livesay arrived. Theo went Down to meet him their engagement having Boon announce As had that of lilith and Chappies. Coming up the path with her Lover the Little widow in her Gray velvet costume and jockey Cap looked undeniably Radiant. Lilith at the same moment Rose gracefully from the Piazza Hammock Clad in Tho palest of Blue lawns with delicate laces and Satin ribbons a White woolly shawl dinging to her shoulders a knot of Heliotrope upon her bosom. Her Pale Blu handkerchief scented with the same Heliotrope fluttered to the ground. I believe i have met or. Livesay before she said quite unmoved at the introduction. Then she slipped Back into the Hammock and they entered the House. He Lias not forgotten she said with a thrill of exultation at his heightened color. Lester Chappies came out and stood smiling Down on her. Or. Livesay has arrived he said. Theo tells to you used to know a Long time ago she answered dreamily. Lester bending lifted her handkerchief and held it for a moment As if he could Caross any Dainty belonging of hers. She took it from him then and Laid it under her Cheek. And still he stood looking Down fondly. Avo go sailing to Day to said. Your name is dry upon the boat. It is the lilith she was alone in the parlor that afternoon waiting for the others when Livesay came in. The deep Blue of her yachting dress intensified the Trausi Larency of her complexion. Yet Sho was first to speak. You did t expect to find me Here no he said in a Uncertain tone. You would not have come perhaps she went on slowly. But i have to congratulate lilith she shrank from him continuing you will be very Happy i not now having seen you. Lilith is it too late hush you Are wild you must not say such things. Go Quick. There is some one coming he slipped into the Hall and then Lester Chappies came through the Long window White with horror. Lilith he said faintly i was not to blame i was in the Piazza i heard it to Allied unsteadily a and covered his eyes As if the sight of her was pain. Kho came and Clung to him crying remorse fully of Lester Don t believe i am not True to you Don to i was wrong in not telling you of this old engagement but it Only lasted two months and i b Oke it myself. I could t have done that if i d really loved him could i i found it was a mistake he Only fascinated me he was fickle besides. Lester look at me. Only look at me and say you love me still he opened his arms and Drew her to his bosom. Of my Sweet i shall Lovo you till i die of my Sweet if i should lose you the world would go out from under me. Lilith must i give you up his despair rent her heart. Of no i swear it i have been True i will be True. Lester it was Only pique jealousy that an old admirer of mine should eare for another but he loves you still lilith no he will marry Theo. Don t fear Don t look so distressed dear. Only forgive me for not having told you. Let us go outside some one is i i Chapples excused himself from the sail pleading a headache and lilith 1 remained with him. The others came Back to dinner in their usual spirits. Your Captain seems cautious about the Rooks said Livesay carelessly. He ought to be Theo exclaimed Fanoy going Down out there what a death lilith is shivering said her aunt. I m afraid you be taken ill of no i think not with the following morning came Gray Bleak weather scurrying Clouds and White spots out upon the sea. Lilith said her aunt at noon you Are not Well you have a feverish look. Pray be i am not ill the wind has Burnt my Chappies came to her an hour or two later saying lilith Harold hos a horse he wants to try. He h is asked me to go along do you mind go by All there was a restless ring in her voice. I d rather stay with no please very but he went away too uneasy to know where they drove or what was said or anything else save that something about the Carriage broke while th8y were outside the town on a lonely Road and delayed their return until g. Chappies found miss Meigs dawdling in Tho parlor alone. Where is lilith to , anxiously. Sho wont out for a walk with or. Theo went also no said the aunt slowly. Theo was asleep. She had a Havo they been gone Long to was struggling wit i misgivings. Thoy to Tho station in time to Seo the rms May be necessary for the Protection of United labor must be granted to the end that unto Tho toilet Sigall Beiyon that proportion of the profits of the thing or value created which Bis labor bears to the Cost of production. 7. That we approve and favor the passage of an interstate Commerce Bill navigable Waters should to improved by government id be from. 8. To demand the payment of the bonded debt As it Falls due the election of United states senators by the direct vote of the people of their respective states a gradual income tax and a Tariff. Wlinich is a tax upon the people that shall to so levied As to Bear lightly As possible upon necessaries we denounce the Rire sent Tarlac As being largely in the interest of monopoly and demand that it be speedily Aud radically to forms in theist Krestof Laborin Teador capital. 0, that no further Grants of Public lands shall to made to corporations. All enactments granting land to corporations should be strictly construed and All land Grants should be forfeited where the terms upon which the Grants were Mado have not been str otly complied with. Tho Public lands must to held for Homes for actual settlers and must not be subject to Purchase or control by non resident foreigners or speculators. 10. That we deprecate the discriminating of american legislation against the greatest of , agriculture by which it Lis Boen deprived of nearly All beneficial legislation while forced to Bear the Brunt of taxation and we demand for it the fostering care of government and Tho just recognition of its importance in the development and advancement of our land and to Appeal to Tho american Farmer to co operator with us in our endeavours to Advance the National interests of Tho country and Tho overthrow of monopoly in every shape when and wherever found. A Wrangle at once ensued upon Tho adoption of Tho resolutions and Ono Deligato wanted a Plank put in on the election franchise in the District of Columbia and a half dozen others had planks to insert. Motions wore Mado in All quarters of Tho House but Tho platform was finally adopted. Nominations Corpre Sidentop the United states we a declared in order. Mrs. Todd of California placed in nomination Benjamin f. Butler and a dozen others spoke in favor of the general. Or. Planchard of Vermont nominated Gen. Weaver. The chairman announced that Hoha a conferred with Gen. Weaver and that the Gen Oral would under no circumstances accept the nomination if tendered and that he favored Butler. Or. Schilling wanted to know if Gen. Buler would accept the nomination. C. H. Lichtman t Aid he know that to would. The convention soon proceeded to ballot. Butler received Tho 31 votes of Tho Illinois and 22 votes of the Michigan delegations solid and a total of 105 Thurman and Solon Chase 10. Tho nomination of Gen. Butler Wos made unanimous the convention then adjourned subject to Tho Call of the National committee. Democratic state conventions. New Jersey. Tho now Jersey do Moorati Stato convention met at Trenton gov. Bedle Ueng chosen permanent chairman. District delegates were chosen As follows first. A. J. Steelman and Daniel of Cream second h. B. Smith and p. M. J. Smith third Willard Ross Aud s. W. Brown fourth m. C. Bart Weller and senator Carpenter filth Thomas j. Flynn and Carmen f. Randolph sixth assemblyman Harrigan and Gottfried Kregor seventh Orestes Cleveland and Martin Helyes. Tho platform adopted declares that under Republican administration of National affairs labor in unable to Moe with fair wages great Public criminals Aro unpunished through delays or actual Connivance on the part of Tho Federal officers that no government has Tho right to Burden its people beyond Tho amount necessary to pay its economical expenses and gradually extinguish the National debt that legislation is needed to protect Home industries without pro during or fostering monopolies that it is the duty of every free Man to help drive from Power the party who made triumphant the election fraud of 1870,_ Tho platform also declares for civil service Reform and concludes while adhering to the Stato custom not to instruct Dole Gates with a be solution favouring Tilden and Virginia. John Harris presided Over the Virginia democratic state convention which assembled at Richmond. Tilden and Hendricks wore the almost unanimous Choice of the convention and a the delegates chosen to the National convey Pittsburgh Telegram a West bound freight collided with the gravel train on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad one mile East of Connellsville. A number of labourers were killed and Many were injured. The Ocene of the disaster is on a Sharp curve just West of the specs Sand works. The freight train was heavily Laden with Ore. Tho gravel train consisted of six cars. It contained about fifty men from the Pittsburgh Southern Road Aud they wore on their Way to Ohio Pyle Falls to work on the grading for a double track on the East end of Liia division. Both trains wore going at a High rate of Speed and Amo together with a terrible crash Tho engines remained on Tho track and Telo scoped each other into the smokestacks but the heavy tendons jumped into the air and fell Trio freight tender upon its engine and the gravel train tender Back upon t he first car in the rear of it. Hore was the Sceno of death. Six men wore killed outright in this car and four others fastened Down by the broken timbers Wero roasted to death the car oath Long Tilro from the overturned stove and burning up before the stupefied survivors could comprehend the awful situation of their shrieking companions. Three men escaped from the car and one of them Bald that the lire could have been extinguished had water been applied in time. The wreck itself was a ghastly sight. At Tho Side of the car that was burned could be seen sitting amid the glowing embers twisted Iron rods and dead ashes three grinning skeletons Ono sitting Bolt upright apparently peering into the Iiames that had smothered out his life As Well As those of his companions. When the wreck was cleared away it was discovered that twelve persons had been injured and fourteen More were Doad or missing. The bodies of ten of the dead Havo been recovered. The others Are Aupp Sod to Havo been completely consumed. Of those recovered Only two could be positively identified. The others Wero so burned As to be shapeless. Ono of the injured died on his Way to the Hospital making fifteen deaths. $4,000,000. A Baltic president s heavy Deal cation. New York Telegram the Deal cation of John c. Eno former president of the second National Bank is stated upon Good authority to be $4,000,000. Of this amount 2,500,000 is said to have been paid by Amos it. Eno the father of the defaulting president and the balance by the rest of the directors. Director Henry a. Hirlburt said that the deficit was about $4,000,000, and that or. Amos b. Eno had made up most of the loss the stockholders i Piug up Tho balance. " what was the cause of the deficiency and How was it managed was asked. Loa Nottell you. Or. John c. Eno would have Boon liable to imprisonment but his father who is Worth $25,000,000, Lias agreed to Soe Tho Bank through safely for any dentil of one of m. Quad s characters. Detroit Telegram David e. Harbaugh sex police Justice of Detroit did this morning at the Pontiac insane Asylum. To was born in new Lisbon Ohio in 1808, and came to Detroit forty nine years ago. He practice Law became collector of internal Revenue and some years ago filled the oboe of police Justice. Or. Harbaugh had been made famous All Over the world by the Central station sketches of a. Quad Tho humorist on Tho Detroit free press whose pen pictures of " his Honor " and " Bijah were grotesque caricatures of or. Harbaugh and the venerable police Doorman Abijah Joy. The latter is still living Here. Or. Harbaugh became a mental wreck some years ago and has since been in the Adjlum. Louisiana constitutional amendments. New Orleans Dos path the governor has promulgated the vote on the proposed constitutional amendments. The first is reported adopted by the following vote for 61,784 against 44,589-a majority of 7,195 in favor. This is the state debt amendment concerning which there has been so much bitter controversy. It changes the state Bond from a 3 to a i per cent seem Ity from and after Jan. 1, 1884. The other amendments Are of Only local interest. Four men drowned. Duluth Minn Telegram Tho ferry boat Mary Martini ran into a Skiff containing Twenty or More men who were returning from the goal docks at Conner s Point to Duluth. The Skiff was crashed by the collision and four men were drowned. Gen. Pryor blackballed. New York dispatch Gen. Koger a. Pryor who for the last twelve years has occupied a conspicuous and honorable position at the new York bar was put up for election As a member of the bar association and was blackballed. Chips. At Waynesboro ga., or. Beeves Little girl dropped her baby brother into a tub of boiling water and to was dead when taken out. Work is proceeding rapidly with the great railway Tunnel under the Mersey. The Tunnel will to three and one eighth Miles in length. All the Rich fat men of Europe Are now flocking to Prince Bismarck s doctor who has so reduced him in size without injuring his health. Henky. Mil Joeb of Worcester mbbs., has an apprentice and proprietor occupied his place of business As to and hardware dealer for seventy years. Iowa state news. The court Hobo Square at Dos Moines in being used for a Goat pasture. Noun Iii Bluffs will Issue $100,000 in Bonds for paving the intersections of Bare Etc and alleys. One woman in Dubuque makes herself disagreeable to her neighbors by painting their doors pea Green during Tho night. Iowa s insane patients number 1,208 in Tho state institutions and Tho Cost of supporting them for the Pas year was $108,792. Iowa has at present Bix female notaries Publio the one completing the half dozen having been commissioned recently in the person of miss Ida e. Davis of Osceola. A Davenport dispatch says Stephen Lindley aged 6g years one of the oldest residents of this Section of Iowa committed suicide by hanging Hii Belf. He leaves an estate of $00,000 the Des Moines Board of Trade has appointed a committee of thirty citizens to raise the $50,000 necessary to secure the permanent location of the Iowa state fair grounds at Des Moines. Anton Pinhoe a resident of Dubuque county for nearly forty years 78 years of ago who recently lost All hib savings amounting to $900, is now an inmate of the county poor House on the county poor farm. Mason Brothers at Des Moines obtained a temporary injunction Resu fining the Iowa state authorities from paying to the Farmers protective association the $5,000 appropriated by the last legislature to help fight the Barb wire monopolists. James Hetland who has been on trial at new Jefferson for eight Days on the charge of murdering his wife a year ago was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to ninety nine years imprisonment at hard labor. Tho jury was out four hours. Edward Brum of Dubuque 17 years old was Amii Bing himself by picking with a pin a dynamite Cartridge about Tho size of a slate Pencil and used for blasting under water when it exploded mangling both hands necessitating the amputation of one Finger of the right and two of the left hand. Mrs. Trottman a widow in Henry county jumped into a Well carrying a 6-Yeur-old child Down with her. Two men got them out but the child was dead and the Mother is reported to have died from her injuries. She was undoubtedly deranged and is believed to have been failing in mind for some time part. The executive Council at Des Moines has confirmed the appointment of George w. Bemis of Independence the Hon. E. J. Hartshorn of Palo Alto and the Hon. J. D. M. Hamilton of fort Madison As com Mission i b in the new insane Asylum. Or. Hartshorn is the substitute for or. Kulp of Davenport who was first appointed. At Des Moines the Homestead of b. F. Allen the former Well known banker and capitalist of Chicago and Des Moines was sold at private Sale for $60,000, h. M. Hub Adell of Dos Moines being the purchaser. The House alone Cost $150,000. A tract of nine acres of ground goes with it. Allen has Boon too spying it for the last two years holding it in spite of desperate efforts in the courts to dispossess him of it. The Iowa state dental society held its Twenty second annual convention in Council Bluffs. A Large number of visitors from neighbouring state were present and the meeting proved of great profit to the profession. The election of officers for the ensuing year occurred with Tho following result president A. Garber of Tipton vice president l. C. Rogers of Ottumwa Secretary j. B. Montfort of Fairfield treasurer j. Skull of Muscatine. Des Moines was chosen As the place of holding the next meeting. The state firemen s tournament will be held at Des Moinet june 10, ,12,andl3. The Sweepstake prizes have been raised from $300 to $500, and Tho prospects now Promise a very Large attendance. The cities that have so far promised to Send teams and men Are Omaha Council Bluffs Preston Winterset Atlantic Stuart Avoca Newton Wilton bed Oak Glenwood fort Dodge Boone Glidden grand Junction Marshall town Cedar rapids Waterloo Davenport Iowa City storm Lake Clinton Burlington and Dubuque. Lot is Betts a Farmer living on the Point Southwest of Tho Sioux Bridge told a Sioux City journal reporter about the doings of the Missouri it has Token my farm clean away. Last Spring i had to move the House Back and this Spring i had to tear it Down. We Are camping out now. The River is where my stables were. The boil there melts Uke sugar. The River has taken twelve or fourteen farms since i have lived Here. It will out off the Point and come straight to the Mouth of the Sioux sure. Tho neck is now Only two or three rods wide and the next Little Rise it will go through. That will shorten the Channel about seven Miles and will Stop the cutting at blessings on the Nebraska Side. But i reckon it will out on that Side farther Down. No i Don t know where i will go i came in to Day to see about renting a farm. The Chicago Tribune the other morning contained the following be Oil dispatch from new York George Brown a Man about 60 years of age is in a critical condition at the new York Hospital from the effects of borne Corob Ift Poison Given him by a stranger while on a train coming to this City from Dob Moines Iowa late at night he entered the Chambers Street Hospital in an exhausted condition. Or. Power questioned him very carefully and he told his Story in a straightforward manner. He said he was a cattle dealer. He started from Des Moines where he resides for this City. On the train he made the acquaintance of d Man. When the train reached Trenton it was delayed for some time and while waiting his new made Friend offered him some French Brandy of which he took a Mouthful. This soon after produced cramps in the stomach and vomiting of blood from which he suffered greatly. While he was in pain he says he was robbed of a Gold watch and Chain and $110 in Money. Through his suffering he did not discover his loss until he reached this City. He was sent to the new Yoti. Hospital. His recovery is considered the Council Bluffs paving is going on at a rapid rate

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