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Relatives of W. H. Campbell
Killed in Railway Accident,
Bring' Suit
had made a vvl11
The will tiled for probate bequeaths
7 all of his property to his wife Jane.
$2who was killed in the same accident,
-which killed him.
Divorce Petition Reveals Pathetic
Story of Misplaced Confidence.
Special to Times-Republican.
Sioux City, Jan. 23—After furnish
little home In Greenville for the
bride he had married three years ago
In Vienna, Austria, and waiting for her
to keep the promise she had made to
join him when he was established in
America, Julius F. Keppensteiner has
asked the Woodbury county court to
divorce him from Marie Keppensteiner.
He asserts that she refuses to leave
and come to live with him
in Vienna on August 1, 1904, Keji
pensteiner married the young woman.
After living together there for a few
months, the groom—fired with the
stories of fortune awaiting in America
i€ft the bride, promising to send for
her as soon as he secured a good posi-
••"•v tlon. She promised to come as soon
as he would write for her.
W a a it
honr^. in Greenville and furnished it
well", then he wrote his bride to Join
him. This, he now claims, she refuses
to do and. has repeatedly declined to
join him/In his home here, altho he
says he has repeatedly sent her money
rto pay her passage over. For several
months he has been living in the house
he has prepared for the bride. He is
less than 30 years old. His petition for
divorce is based on a desertion charge.
Burlington Traveling Salesman Badly
Injured—.Roy Killing, Garner, Hurt.
Special to Tlmesffitepubllcan.
•v Mason City, J#. 23.—By the kick of
'''.i at the Milwaukee depot, the hoof
striking him In the side, breaking his
•watch and Raralyzing his internal or
gans. The team bplted, breaking the
wagon. Mr. Mace was holding the
team w/hile the driver was unloading
ihls baggage, when tlie accident hap
,1 pened.
Roy Klppling, of Gamer, while cross
-'r lng the 'Milwaukee tracks near this
a city with a load of grain, was struck
by a freight train and thrown several
feat, resulting in a bad brpise^f. "lhe
waron was demolished and the team
He Asks Friends to Forget His Bad
~i% Dr. George W. Jones, of Keokuk, ^yas
found near tlie place north of Bur
lington where" he committed suicide
The rambling nature of the note in
dicates that the doctor was mentally
unbalanced when he killed himself.
•.»»..•*».» 5"« .-. .'••-. V- •*?.• .».'•••-. •-..••.•• ...
Campbell Left Property to W.fe Who ,akon
Waa Killed in Same Accident, Sup­
posing Her Property Would Be Left
to His Own Heirs Woman's Rel­
atives Benefit.
Special to Times-Republican.
Dubuque, Jan.
probating of the will of Win. H. Otunp-
prooaung wi mc ™...... Muscatine. Jan. -3.—Twenty peti
bell, who was killed several weeks ago
by an Illinois Central train at a cross- jty were circulated and as a result of
inn near Epworth, together with his the first day's canvass, close to fi.Vl
iii0j «n names were socurod. This lea-vos
wife and his father, a^e about 850 signatures to be secured, and
the saloon men are confident of eecur
•k ends.
the district court by E. H. Greenly „.. _...
brother and sister of the deceased, and jng these before the
rather unusual conditions are re-
yealed. majority of the names being those of
ThGy that til© will on fil© nnnnln Vluc^otinn liar! tlVPTt*
not the will of the deceased and
should not be probated for the reason when all were closed. All hope to re
that it had been procured by undue In
fluence and misrepresentation and
fraud, in that William Campbell had
been led to believe that hla wife Jane
to May 15,1907,
the date of his alleged will. In whioh
he was ta be the sole legatee of all of
her property, and in the case of his
death it was to go to one Earl Camp
bell that she stated she did not want
any of her property to go to her rela
tives, as they were not on friendly
terms and stated that the will was
,, drawn by one Kreglow when in fact
jshe had no will drawn by Kreglow
none had been found that William
:i$ Campbell was deceived, that William
Campbell left no wife Jane surviving
him, and that therefore the will Is
•.'!*!•• and aaaressea uie men, urgiug tin? u«
Burlington, Jan. 23.—The following
note. th= last ever written by the late
Grand Jury at Muscatine Returns Bill
Against Jones, Murderer.
Muscatine, Jan. 23.—The grand jury
reported, and a total of six different
•indictments were returned by the
body. Two indictments were returned
against Harry Jones, alias Harry
Beatty, alias Henry Burke, for tho
murder of Mr. and Mrs. William Van
Winkle, In their home at Fairport, ,on
the morning of December 4.
The" charges are'for murder in the
first degree, and are carefully and
pains takingly drawn. One indictment
Is for the murder of William Van Win
kle and the other for his slain wife.
It la not necessary, .that the prisoner
A v.
be in custody before an indictment can
lie drawn, but while the vitlence was
fresh it was, decided to draw the in
Edward Anderson, of Ottumwa, Who
'J Won Wife by Bravery, in Disgrace.
Oltmnwa, Jan. L'3.—Kclwanl Ander
son, tiro fighter and hero, who won his
wife by heroism at a lire, is in dis
grace and Mrs. Anderson is in tears.
Anderson is in jail. Tho trouble which
resulted in tile hero's tumbling from
his pedestal occurred last night, when
Mrs. Anderson found hei husband In
another woman's house. She called a
»A/-x. \jju~ policeman, hired a hack and had An-
Many Signatures on First Day.
tjons of conspni
Tells Unbelievable Tale.
LeMar's, Jan. 23.—A colored man.
who gave the name of Albert Allen of
Chicago, was found in a. straw stack on
a farm six miles east of town. His
ears, hands and feet were badly frost
bitten. He claimed 'he had been tihere
for three weeks and ilias had no food
for thirty-four days. He said he
tramped from Chicago. He was taken
to the county poor farm.
Painter Crushed to Death.
iClinton, Jan. 23.—John Elbert, aged
45, a painter, employed in the North
western shops, was accidentally killed
yesterday afternoon. He was caught
between an engine andi a wall and
crushed. He leaves a. widow
large family^
Iowa at Washington.
Washington, jari. 23.—Rural route
established April 1 at Viola. Linn
•county, route No 1, lengbh 27 miles
families, 90.
Appointments in the rural letter
carrier force have been made as fol
Early—Carrier. Forest T. Head
substitute, Delia iMayberry.
Ex}ra—Carrier, Benjamin F. Kream-
substitute, George Hunt,
Des Moines.
Mrs. Alice M. Butler, well known
thruout Iowa as a "promoter" of in
terurban lines, has been granted a
divorce from her husband on the
grounds of desertion. The desertion
is said to have taken, place in Des
Moines in November, 1903, when the
couple were residents of Des Moines.
is now in Missouri, and
Mr Butier
a dray horse yesterday, Wallace Mace, has'to be "shown."
traveling representative of a Burling- QavenpoPt(
ton saddkJy house, -was badly injured
All the saloons now running in Scott
county, 182 in the city and 39 outside
the city, have paid their quarterly
mulct tax of $150 into the office of
County Treasurer Rudolph Rohlfs.
This makes a total of 221 saloons In
Scott county, as compared with 237 for
the previous quarter. So far 196 mulct
bonds have been filed in the office of
County Auditor Ed Collins.
&ioux City.
Five huhdred employes of the Chi
cago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha
t0 tho li whorc pll0
lodged complaint against him. Mrs
Anderson said that while she is grieved
by the fall of her hero, she Is deter
mined to win back his li ve. She pre
dicts a romantic ending of the martial
to the Muscatine^
Liquor Interests Secure
for saloons In this
Not a business man of any promi
nence signed tlie petition, the great
working people. Muscatine had twen
ty-nine saloons previous to January 1,
SUES FOR $25,000.
Bert Edwards' Death Basis for Dam
age Suit Against Illinois Central.
Waterloo, Jan. 23.—Claiming that
Bert W. Edwards met death by the
negligence of employes of the Illinois
Central railway at Iowa Falls, W. F.
Curtiss, the administrator, has insti
tuted suit for damages in the sum of
$25,000, naming the company and Con
ductor Michael Lorden as defendants.
The petition was tiled Wednesday fore
noon by Attorneys Edwards & Long
ley, who have been retained by the ad
ministrator to look after his interests.
The action is to be heard at the Feb
ruary term of court provided a
change of venue is not taken to' tlie
federal court.
including superintendents, as-
superintendents, engineers,
superintendents, engineers
firemen, conductors and all heads of
the operating department, held their
annual meeting in Sioux City yester
day. A. W. Tronholm of St. Paul, gen
eral manager of the system, presided
and addressed the men, urging the ne
Christmas night:
'Mother and Clyde: I love you and
I hate to do this suicide. I asked the
Lord to forgive me. Please give me a
decent burial by the side of father.
My personal property is in a box at
the bank. I would like to live and be
so I could be of some use to the world
with my talent. Forgive me, all. I
leave all my property to my mother.
Jfy friends, please remember my good
acts and forget all others. George W.
co-operation and economy,
The men cam(?
from Minnesota, Wis-
consin. Iowa, and Nebraska.
Alderman Holmes at the meeting
last evening moved that the city at
torney be instructed to prepare and
present at the next meeting be im
posed as to what license may be im
posed under the city ordinances for the
purpose of taking the place of the
revenues cut off by the closing of the
saloons and which licenses can be leg
ally obtained by the city |ind for how
many years back such license fees can
be collected by the city. It was under
stood that the order embraced pool
tables, teamsters' licenses, butcher
shops and grocery store licenses, dog
taxes and every other thing under
which the city could raise money.
The weather that has been looking
and feeling so pretty during the win
ter months has been responsible for
on£ of the most severe sieges of
sickness in the history of the city.
Dubuque is in th,e hands of the grippe
and there are thousands of cases of
the illness under the care of the lo
cal physicians. The local hospitals
are tilled with patients and the nurses
and doctors are kept constantly busy.
"The epidemic is one of the most se
vere that has been on the records in
Dubuque," said a local physician.
"The cases are so numerous and so
many of the grippe affections develop
into pneumonia that it requires deli
cate nursing to keep the slight affec
tions from developing seriously. .The
tj '1" A 1 -V* '^"*r
New Commander of the Fifty
Sixth Makes Lonji' List of
Regimental Appoint mentis
Majority of the Companies Given Rec­
ognition List of Commissioned Of­
ficers Sent to Governor for Appro­
val Few of Old Staff Reappoint­
ed to Office.
Special to Times-Republican.
l-'ort Dodco. Jan. 23.—Col. W. T.
•Chaniland. the new commander of the
Fifty-sixth regiment, which came near
being disorganized by recent troubles,
has forwarded to the governor his
recommendations for appointment and
commission of the staff officers for
the Fifty-sixth regiment. and has
made the appointments of the regi
mental non-commissioned staff.
The complete list follows and dis
closes the recommendation of Captain
S. M. Carpenter, of this city, for ad
jutant: Private Frederick Larrabt'e,
for one of the battalion adjutants and
Charles C. Smeltzer, for one of the
battalion quartermaster commissary
Commissioned Staff.
To be Major Surgeon—Major Will
iam Jepson. of Sioux City.
To be Assistant Surgeons Lieu
tenant Frank J. Murphv. Sioux City
Private Walter it. Brock. Sheldon.
To be Adjutant Captain Stafford
M. Carpenter, Ft. Dodge.
To be Quartermh.ster—Capt. Jerome
B. Frisbee, Sheldon.
To be Commissary Lieutenant
Frederick J. Taylor. Sioux 'lty.
To be Chaplain—Captain Ebeneezer
S. Johnson, Ida Grove.
To be Battalion Adjutants—Private
Frederick Larrabee, Fort Dodge Lieu
tenant C. Freeman Starr, Mason City
Second Lieutenant Ralph J. Laird, Al
To be Battalion Quartermaster Com
missary Officers—Second Lieutenant
Harold J. Smith. Webster City
Charles B. Smeltzer, Fort Dodge.
To be Inspector of Small Arms
Practice—Second Lieutenant John A.
Stewart, Mason City.
Non-Commissioned Staff.
To be Regimental Sergeant Major
Raymond F. Hamilton, Sac City.
To be Battalion Sergeant Major—
Private Augustus Graham, Fort Dodge
sergeant. Max P. Schaffer, Company
L. Sioux City private, Guy M. Gillette,
Company H, Sioux City.
To be Quartermaster Sergeant—A.
F. Dalley, Algona.
To be Commissary Sergeant—W. H.
Webber, Sheldon.
To be Color Sergeant—Private W.
Theodore Alstrand, Fort Dodge ser
geant, George H. Folklns, Ida Grove.
To be Mounted Orderly—Sergeant
George A. Yaus, Webster City: private,
A. Frank Pierce, Fort Dodge.
To be Orderly not Mounted—Willis
H. McLain, Boone Edwin M. Hamil
ton. Sac City Frank J. Grec
Webster City. -w*
form of pneumonia is most? virulent,
and thirty-six hours usually results
fatally if the disease gets any inroads
at ali. Dubuquers should be careful
about their clothing and dress as
warmly as tho it werg zero weather."
Alva Williams, a well known young
farmer living south of Hastings, has
been made the defendant in a suit foi
divorce brought by his wife, Mamie
Williams. In her petition she alleges
extreme cruelty and cites various acts
on his part, also asserting that he is a
man of violent temper. The couple
were married August 20, 1903, and have
one child, a little boy, aged 2 years,
for which the wife asks custody. Mrs.
Williams also seeks for alimony in the
sum of $12,000 reciting that the defend
ant owns a farm of 120 acres valued
at $14,000, and other property valued
at $12,000 more. Pending the settle
ment of the suit Judge Thornell has
granted a writ of attachment against
the property for $6,000.
Fort Dodne.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Walrod of this
city have just celebrated tho fifty
third anniversary of their marriage.
Surrounded by relatives and intimate
friends, the Walrod household passed
the day with much rejoicing. Altho Mr.
Walrod is 75 and his wife is two years
his junior, each is in' excellent, health.
It is the ambition of this venerable
couple to be able to pass the sixtieth
anniversary of their married|life to
gether. Mr. Walrod has been a resi
dent of this state for the past 56
years while his wife came to this state
in 1842 when Iowa was yfet a part of
the vast territory of Wisconsin. They
were married in 1855 In Clinton coun
ty, where they lived until eighteen
years ago, when they moved to Web
ster county. They have lived here for
the past three years.
Three dozen and two nice fat quaij,
plump and appetizing, frozen stiff in
the cold storage house of the S. P.
Pond Company, were unearthed by
Constable T. J. Warner, after a search
warrant had been issued from Jus
tice Landes' court. William A. Dai
ley, the deputy game warden for this
vTcinity, filed the request for a search
warrant and it was issued, the con
stable going down and discovering the
birds, thirty-eight of them being
fuunfl. The court took possession of
tlie quail and caused them to be re
moved to the ice box of Narrley &
W'ullsmith, awaiting the arrival of
word from Game Warden Hunter of
Cedar Rapids, who has been notified
of the breaking of the game laws and
who is expected to come down here
and take charge of the matter.
S. M. Thomas went to Weeping Wa
ter. Neb., yesterday to attend the fu
neral of his brother, Dr. J. ,W. Thorn-,
llmesrftepMta* ftatalftiJum, Srnra, gnmtaKg 23 1908
Miss Ruby Helson Bride of Ralph
Lindquist, of St. Anthony.
Special to Times-Republican.
Hearing, .Ian. 2S. —'The spacious
country home of Mr. and Mrs. .1. K.
Helson was the scene of a very pretty
weddlnu Wednesday evening. January
L'l'. heir youngest daughter, Miss
Uuby, being given in marriage to Mr.
Ralph 1 .iiulqiilst, or St. Anthony.
Prompt 1y ai S o'clock the strains of
the wedding mulch, played by Miss
I (lolly, tilled the rooms and the bride
and .m'oom. accompanied by the pas- I
tor of the C. K. church. Rev. J. George I
W'alz. took their places at an impro-j
vised altar, where |{ev. W'alz. read tlie^
serviie, which united fur life a most
estimable young couple. Alter con
gratulations a bountiful wedding sup
per was served. Misses Ruth Kohl and
Vida and Goldie Johnson waiting on
the guests.
A number of out-of-town friends of
both bride and groom were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Lind|ul«t will make
their home In SI. Anthony, where Mr.
Lindquist is In the mercantile business
with ills father and brother.
Mail Trains on Milwaukee Late for
Past Several Months.
Special to Tlmes-f.epuhllcati
Mason City. Jan. 23.—According to
reports from the head ofTiees of the
Milwaukee road, this division has car
ried the mail for the past three or four
months free of charge, ?lue to penaliz
ing on account of late trains. This no
tice was accompanied by an order by
General Superintendent D. L. Mush
that screened coal must be used on all
passenger engines. Tlie coal will be
broken to epg size, and handled with
a spading fork instead of the regula
tion scoop. For some time the trains
have been from thirty minutes to over
ati hour late of an average.
Eighth District Republican Turns
Down State Committee's Suggestion.
Special to Times-Republican.
•Creston. Jan. 23.—The candidacy of
Secretary- Taft for president was given
unqualified endorsement here yester
day by the Eighth district republican
The convention for the selection of Three
two delegates from the district tcMhe
national convention will be held March
in Creston. the recommendation of
the state committee that the district
conventions be held In Des Moines on
the date of the state convention being
turned down. There was a large at
tendance In addition to the members
of the congressional committee.
New Hotel for Maxwell.
Special to Times-Republican.
Maxwell. Jan. 23.—This little city is
once again proud possessor of a mod
ern hotel. The old Maxwell house has
been thoroughly remodeled and fur
'nished and under the management of
W. H. Funk, an old traveling sales
Parkersburg Business Change.
Special to Timea-Pepublican.
Parkersburg. Jan. 23.—The entire
stock of the Reinert Drug & Jewelry
Company here, was sold yesterday to
William G. Clark, also or this city. Mr.
Clark takes possession at once.
How to Avoid Pneumonia.
You can avoid pneumonia and other
serious results from a cold by taking
Foley's Honey and Tar. It stops tlie
cough and expels the cold from tho sys
tem as it Is mildly laxative. Refuse
any but the genuine in the. yellow
I package. McBride & Will Drug Co.
as, who had been an invalid for some
years owing to a bullet that he has
carried in his body ever since the bat
tle of Shiloh. The bullet was lodged
in his left side near the heart and lung
and was the occasion of frequent ab
scesses. He died Thursday morning. Dr.
Thomas lost a new testament during
the memorable battle of Shiloh. This
was found by a confederate soldier,
who kept It for thirty years. A friend
of the' doctor traveling in Texas met
the finder and reported it to the doc
tor, who corresponded with the "John
nie" and finally went to Texas and vis
ited him, securing the long lost book
and receiving most hospitable enter
tainment from a large number of ex
'..lie recent financial flurry and the
receivership trouble will probably re
sult in little or no additional work be
ing done on the plan to double track
the "Great Western between Oelwein
and Chicago this summer, according
to unofficial information. Considera
ble work was done last season on this
project—in Tact, about fifiy. miles of
toad east from Oehvein was double
tracked. The double tracking is cost
ing considerable more than was an
ticipated. It is estimated that it will
ave:age slightly more than $20,000 per
mile. It: is understood to be the plan of
President Stickney as receiver to ex
pendi a large -sum in new equipment
and overhauling the locomotives,
coaches and cars now owned by the
road. WTith the road in the receiv
er's hands the income can be used for
this purpose instead of being absorbed
by interest on bonds.
In the United States court the first
case to come up in this district under
the admiralty law and whioh involved
the .libeling of a sumptuous houseboat
has 'been settled. The boat in question
wias the Markatana owned by the late
Charles H. Deere, the plow manufac
turer of Moline, and is one of the most
elaborate houseboats on the Mississippi
river. It was lying in a port about 300
miles above Rock Island and arrange
ments were made with the Iowa and
Minnesota Navigation company to tow
it to its ihonie port. After this had
been done a .bill in the sum of $720 was
presented which Deere declared was
excessive and exorbitant and refused
to pay it. His houseboat was accord
ingly libeled in t.iie I'nited States court
and while tihe matters were pending
.Mr. Deere died. Ills estate has now
settled with the complainants in tlie
sum of $600 and the suit has been
uy One "BROMO QUININE," that is
laxative Bromo Quinine
Cum*CoMinOmDay, Ortt»^Dur«
iMexiean Ambassador to I nited
States-{Spends Day at Iowa
State College
Pleads for Close Relations Between
Two American Republics—Says
Many Mexican Youths Are Being
Educated in This Country—School
and Town Tenders Him Reception.
Special to Times-Renuullcan.
Ames, Jan. 23.—The Iowa State col
lege had a distinguished visitor yes
terday in tlie person of Hon. lSnri|iie
Creel, Mexican ambassador to the I'n
ited States. College Chaplain Dr. O. li.
Cessna presided at a mass meeting of
the students and introduced the am
bassador. who gave a most interesting
and appreciative address. The life of
teacher, tanner, farmer, merchant,
stockman, mine owner, banker, a rail
road promoter, member of the Mexi
can congress, and governor of the state
of Chihuahua. Those who know of his
work and influence say he is destined
to lxjcoine president of Mexico.
Speaking of the relationship between
the United States and Mexico, he says:
"I believe in the closest possible re
lationship between tho United States
and Mexico. We like your methods and
your schools. Thousands of our
young people are now in the United
States studying In your Institutions.
of my sons are at Ames, be
cause I consider your institution the
best of its kind In the world. want
them to gain American ideals for
Mexican political, commercial and so
cial progress is largely influenced by
the people of the American republic."
When asked if his country did not
send large nunilers to Paris and Mad
rid to be educated, Ills response was:
"Not nearly so many as formerly.
When I was a boy it was a rare thing
to hear the English language spoken.
while today half of the correspondence
of my banking house Is carried on In
that language. Your republic and ours,"
he said, "are each year brought closer
together by reason of the fact that
hundreds of your citizens annually
travel in the republic of Mexico, and
the further fact that more than two
thousand of our young men are gain
ing their education In your schools."
The ambassador left for the City or
Mexico last evening after attending a
public reception tendered him by the
college and city authorities.
W. W. Collins, a Milwaukee Superin
tendent, Gets Leave of Absence.
Special to Times-Republican.
illason City, Jan. 23.—'Becausc of the
111 health of his wife, Superintendent
W. W. Collins of this division of the
Milwaukee, secured an indefinite leave
of absence today, and goes to the Pa
cific coast. They will spend a few
weeks in Los Angeles and at other
points near there. Mrs. Collins is in
delicate health. Tho Superintendent
Collins has been at the head of this
division for the past seven years, tihls
is the first leave of absence he has
had. Trainmaster A. C. Peterson will
act as superintendent during his ab
Rikansrud Lives in Hancock.
1 to Times-WeDUbllcan.
Kanawha, Jan. 23.—Local readers of
the Times-Republican noticed with
amusement a recent article from a Des
Moines correspondent wherein it was
etated that the efficient work of Mr..
Ole T. Rikansrud, a school officer of
Buchanan county, had attracted the
favorable attention of State Superin
tendent Riggs. The correspondent
erred in one particular, Mr. Rikansrud
Kokomo Woman
Gives Fortune
To Help Women Who Suffer.
In the past few years Mrs. Cora B.
Miller has spent $125,000.00 in giving
medical treatment to* afflicted women.
Some time ago we announced in the
columns of this paper that she would
send free treatment to every woman
who suffered from female diseases or
More than a million women have ac
cepted this generous offer, and as Mrs.
Miller is still receiving requests from
thousands of women from all parts of
(he world who have not yet used tho
remedy, she has decided to continue the
offer for awhile longer, at least.
This is the simple, mild and harmless
preparation that has cured so many
women in the privacy of their homes
after doctors and other remediies failed.
It is especially prepared for the
speedy and permanent cure of leucor
rhoea or whitish discharges, ulcera
tion, displacements or falling of the
womb, profuse, scanty or painful peri
ods, uterine or ovarian tumors or
growths also pains in the head, back
and bowels, bearing down' feelings,
nervousness, creeping feeling up the
spine, melancholy, desire to cry, hot
flashes, weariness and piles from any
cause or no matter of how long stand
Every woman sufferer, unable to
find relief, who will write to Mrs. Mil
ler now without delay will receive by
mail free of charge a 50 cent box of
her simple home remedy, also her
book with explanatory illustrations
showing why women suffer and how
they can easily euro themselves at
home without the aid of a physician.
Don't suffer another day, but writ:
at once to Mrs. Cora B. Miller, Box
9645, Kokomo, Indiana.
the ambassador as stated to your cor- j,, 'rimes-Repuliiieati.
respondent is easily summed up: He is Humboldt. Jan. 23.—Within the last
of American parentage on his lather's few days four ,of Humboldt
pioneer settlers have passed away,
side—a poor boy, peddler, reports,
•n cvary
Two more new practice pianos have
been added to the equipment of the
J^eaniler Clark /conservatory.
The college Freshman play the Glad
brook liitfh school in basket ball Friday
night in the athletic hall.
Mrs. K. C. IMiillips is numbered
among those on the sick list.
I»r. T. I.. Thompson returned from
I'hica^o Tuesday evening, having com
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Mr. (». .1. Berger, who has been n"He
ill the past week, is slowly recovering.
While Henry Reimers was lifting a
large lop on his sawing machine, he
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upon the moving saw and sustaining
very seri
being a Hancock county farmer and
living two miles southeast of this
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county treasurer of Wright county and
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Four pioneers Dead
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