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AIaBRIJT W. 3WALM,
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Republican Judicial Convention.
Nuwtoh, lowa, March 10,1804.
A judicial convention of the republican
party of the Sixth (0) Judicial district of
lowa, will be held at on
Wednesday, the twenty-third (33) day of
- May, 1804, at eleven o’clock a. m. . for the
purpose of nominating- three candidates for
* district judge of the Sixth Judicial district
The ratio of representation in said con
•> rention will be, one for each county in said
Judicial district and one additional dele-
J ~ ► gate for each two hundred votes and a frac
tion of one hundred or over, cast for W.M.
McFarland for secretary of state, at the
general election in the year of 1892.
The counties will be entitled to delegates
. as follows :
Counties. Votes. Delegates.
1 Jksper 8,188 17
Eeocuk 2,506 14
- Louisa 1,800 10
Mahaaka 3,346 18
\ ' 1 Poweshiek 2,876 13
Washington 2,590 14
By order of committee,
O. C. Meredith, Q. D. Woodin,
E, B. Tucker, James A. Bice,
Jobs T. Scott, E. M. Foster.
Republican County Convention.
TMe republicans of Mahaska county will
in delegate convention at the court
1 Oskaloosa. on Saturday, Mar 12,
10:30 A.M.,for the purpose of select
delegates to attend the Sixth Dis
dicial convention, which will be
Dskaloosa on Wednesday. May 23,
;loek i. m., when three candidates
ict judge will be nominated.
b> of representation will be one
lr each voting precinct, and one
Ar every 30 votes or fraction of 15
st for Henry Sabin for state su
_ -♦precincts and townships are
following number of dele
-4 Black Oak 3
- 6 East Des Moines. 8
tea. 2 East Garfield 7
a... 5 East Harrison.... 6
w... 6 Jefferson 3
I. 4 Monroe 5
3de) 8 Oska Ist ward .... 4
X... 6 Oska 3d ward .... 8
J. ... 8 Oska sth ward...
4 Prairie 11
1 4 Scott 5
1.. 8 Union 5
nended by the central com
: wnship caucuses be held not
*nrday, May 5, and township
a are requested to make their
in order that all republicans
L. M. Haklkt, Chairman.
iicans of Monroe township will
/legate convention at Center
* at three (8) o'clock on Satur
■n, May 5, for the purpose of
« (5) delegates to the county
n Saturday, May 12.
Wm. J. Witt, Com.
. ? MADISON.
.lican voters of Madison town
et at Whitmore's mill on Satur
-1804. at 10 o'clock a. m., to lie
legates to attend the county
May 12. to choose delegates to
Dnr' onvent * on ’ May 28.
Wm. Kirbpatrick, Com.
au jjW*ST DBS MOIXB6.
dicans of West Des Moines
. 11 meet at Washington school
in Bday, May 5, at 4 o’clock P. M.,
>se of selecting two delegates
nes« county convention to be held
, Mar 12.
i ■ it—j J. G. Harbold, Com.
__Jicans of Pleasant Grove town-
r eet in delegate convention at
1 house on Saturday afternoon,
ft Viclock.for the purpose of elects
delegates to the county con
eocF 12 * E - R - Hat ch*k, Com.
l)6r icans of East Garfield town
set in delegate convention at
/v.i »1 house at three (3) o’clock on
VysKl^rnoon, May 5, for the pur
ting seven (7) delegates to the
ention to be held Saturday,
Thos. Davis, Com.
i BAST HARRISON,
icans of East Harrison town
set in delegate convention at
chool house, on Saturday,May
Aik P. m., for the purpose of ae
-6) delegates to the county con
i' 12. M. Pickbx, Com.
North Side Sq
ki IVcioclt, for the p«- , selecting
■Lx (•) delegates to atu-iid - ;© county con
tention in Oskaloosa on May 12, 1894.
Ed Jones. Com.
The republicans of skaloosa (outside)
are requested to meet in convention at the
Hsrald office, up-stairs, at 3 o'clock Sat
: urdaj afternoon. May 5, for the purpose of
selecting three (8) delegates to the county
convention on Saturday, May 12.
<5. E. Moore, Com.
The republicans of West Garfield town
ship will hold their caucus at the Evans I
school house on Saturday afternoon, April
28, at four (4) o’clock sharp, for the pur
pose of selecting five (5) delegates to the i
county convention in Oskaloosa, May 12.
Let all republicans turn out!
Major Barber, Com. I
The republicans of Jefferson township ,
will hold their caucus at Center school
house on Saturday afternoon, Mav 5, at 5 1
o’clock, for the purpose of selecting three |
(1) delegates to the county convention to ,
be held at Oskaloosa, May 12.
N. Hoit, Com. 1
gp I HThK
nb| j * *' >3
The republican voter* of Scott township
will meet In delegate convention at Burr
Oak school house on Saturday afternoon.
May 5. for the purpose of selecting five (5)
delegates to the county convention on Sat
urday, May 12. J. C. BtfTLXK,
Com. by Appointment.
The republicans of Adams township will
hold their caucus in Adams Center school
house on Saturday, Mar 5, at five o’clock
T. m., for the purpose of selecting four (4)
delegates to the county convention to ue
held May 12, at Oskaloosa.
L. C. McDoxoi gh, Com.
The republican voters of West Harrison
township will meet in delegate convention
at Muchakinock school house at 7:90 p. m.,
May 5, 1894, for the purpose of eeleeting
eix (6) delegates to the county convention
May 12. T. A. Coleman, Com.
The republicans of Black Oak township
will hold their caucus at Walker’s harness
shop, in Leighton, on Thursday evening,
May three (9), at 8 o’clock, for the purpose
of selecting three (9) delegates to the
county convention to be held at Oskaloosa
May 12. L. S. Walker, Com.
It Don't Like the lowa Way on the
Special to Herald.
Council Bluffs, April 18.—Omaha,
across the river, is ail tore up over the
way the lowa folks are treating the
Coxey army. The lowa folks have done
nothing but kept them from taking rail
road trains without cost.
There was a great meeting called at
Omaha, and lowa and Gov. Jackson
severely denounced, but the police
stopped the meeting. One speaker
wanted to famish two thousand pounds
of ammunition to clean out the lowa
National Guard, and let off other very
The situation is very strained,and the
condition of the men pitiable'ln every
way. A settlement of the affair is ex
pected this afternoon.
MORE OF THE SAME !
“And They All Took Sugar in
The work of examining the docket
and the transcripts from J ustice Smiths
court is progressing finely. At noon
Wednesday 229 cases had been examin
ed, with the following result:
Transcripts. Claimed. Recommended.
97 8 515 67 $316 70
132 975 00 654 40
229 $1,490 67 $971 10
Difference against the county on 229
transcripts—ss29.s7. There are about
400 more transcripts to examine from
We trust that the rumor prevalent
that some“aggrieved tax payer”intends
to injoin the, Board from paying for
the services of the expert judge is un
founded. The fun would then com
mence in bloody earnest, and then there
would be grievances—you may bet your
The following is the correct financial
statement of the city up to date:
Bonded debt and overdrafts.s9o,242 82
Allowed last meeting 1,264 71
Total 91,607 53
All tax available for 1894.... 35,265 92
Collecting that there will be
a debt remaining of 57,231 61
But as the bonds and over-
drafts are on 6 per cent
about $5,000 must be added,
Torich would leave the debt
about. 60,000 00
For there will be bonds and interest
paid, in amount about $4,000, from the
the taxes levied for that purpose. The
$13,000 general fund will no more than
pay the general expense, as set at the
present pace. The council had better
keep these figures-* before them, and by
doing a little figuring at every meeting
they will know their financial where
abouts at all times. Our readers will
find them here every month, or time
necessary to make a change by allow
ances made in regular way.
mare D ~ Fro,n the R. H. Johnson
iirm west of Oskalooia, two
two year old fillie«rofi6“dark bay, bald
faced draft colt, the other, light bay
road colt with halter. Reward will be
paid for the return of colts or for any
information of the same. Address, T.
£. Farmer, Oskaloosa. 181dlw2pd
Mrs. Green, sister of John Tovrea,
was severely burned Monday noon and
will hardly recover from the injuries
received. She was working near a fire,
out of doors, and the iiames cought her
clothing. She ran toward the house
but seeing the fire gaining rapidly she
fell upon the ground and tried to put
out the fiamee by rolling. She was hor
ribly burned when assistance came
and as she is seventy-four years of age
little hope for her recovery can be en
THE HERALD: OSKALOOSA. MAHASKA COUNTY. IOWA. THURSDAY. APRIL 19, 1894.
George Croft, the Coward,
Kills His Wife This
And then Starts Toward
Hades by Killing
All Happens at the Court
House,' With Divorce
ThejTale of Sorrow !
George Croft fatally shot his wife,
Etta Croft, and then killed himself this
lafternoon at half past two o’clock, at
the court house.
There had been divorce proceedings
pending and both were at the court
house. Mrs. Croft was going down the
rear exit of the court house to speak’to
some relatives who had come to take
her, with some household, effects,
out to Jefferson township. Mr.
Croft ran out after his wife
and when within four feet of her, fired
a revolver, 38 calibre, the shot taking
effect in the right side, and probably
glanced downward into the intestines.
The woman staggered and then ran
north around the court house scream
ing for help. Croft ran after her, per
haps twenty feet, when he put the re
volver to his right temple and pulled
the trigger. He fell head long to the
pavement, dead, the life blood staining
the spot where he dropped.
MRS. CROFT RAN
to the front of the court house crying
that she was shot, and in a half faint
ing condition was assisted into the
sheriff's office. Dr. Todd was im
mediately called and examined the
woman’s wound. The ball entered the
right side and seems to have coursed
downward into the abdomen. Great
internal bleeding and injury are cer
tain and it is probable the woman will
die. She was taken to the residence of
a family named White living near the
Third ward schoolhouse.
THE DEAD MAN
waa examined by. Coroner Ilinseley who
ordered him taken to McCurdy’s under
taking rooms for dressing. The ball
entered the right temple and death was
instaneous. His face was badly cut and
bruised by the concussion of the fall.
Croft was a well built man of rather
fair appearance. He dressed well, and
at one time was considered a young
man of much worth. Of late he had
fallen into bad ways and the undertak
er’s examination showed him to have a
private disease of the worst nature.
His wife, Etta Croft, had filed a peti
tion for divorce which would be heard
in the October term of court, claim
ing that the man had at divers
times and places been guilty of
adultery with diverse women, that he
was cruel and inhuman in treatment
endangering her life and that he was
wasting their little property and means
of support. The wife without bond at
tached the household chatties for
$200.00 and had them conveyed to the
court house. The woman’s uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Capt. Parker, who
the W. C. England place near
the new bridge, Jefferson township,
came to the city ta day to convey the
wife and the goods to their home. She
had a promissory note of Croft’s and
was at the court house to give it to him.
He took the paper and then shot the
wife. It seems that the man was not
anxious to separate and had tried to
effect a compromise in some way.
There had been trouble before but it
had not culminated until about two
weeks ago when the wife discovered
the man’s condition and gained knowl
edge of his acts. She then began action
for a divorce with the results as given
Mrs. Croft is the daughter of Daniel
Dewitt, of South Jefferson township,
and is a woman of good appearance. i
She ran away from home ttmaJKythe
man who has probably laddered her in
July 1887, and since the alliance has
seen much trouble and pain. She had
determined to leave him and live with
IfGeorge Croft was running a billiard
hail and lunch room in the building
just east of the Bashaw livery bam,
and had both fioon rented. He had
talked freely about his trouble, and to
the doctor who was attending him he
said that he would settle his trouble,
hinting at an amicable compromise.
The man had wept when in conversa
tion with his wife in the morning and
seemed to feel the disgrace keenly. The
deed seems to have been committed al
most upon the impulse of the moment
and it was quickly and terribly done.
The shooting caused considerable ex
citement and the deed was discussed
upon all corners of the street. The con
dition of the woman remains about the
same, but just as we go to press at
5:30 the attending physicians say the
unfortunate woman cannot recover.
Births, Deaths, Marriages.
MARRIAOR LI CRH BXB.
The following is a list of the marriage li
censes issued by the clerk sinee our last
WO. HAMS. RXSIDSHCX AOS.
. wy~ j Antonie Jerel, Beacon 27
* ( Lizzie Welker, Beacon 20
BEEVES.—Died, of pneumonia, at the
S rents’ home in Muchakinock, April 15,
►4, Etubl Reeves, aged 8 months and 7
days. Funeral from the residence April lft,
and burial in Muchakinock cemetery.
LONGSHORE. —Died, of dropsy, at her
home in this city, at one o’clock P. M., Sun
day, April 15,1894, Mrs. Sarah Longshobx,
aged 69 years. Funeral from the residence
at 3 p. M., April 16, and interment in Forest
Mrs. Longshore leaves a husband and
two sons, Cyrus and Frank, who was in
Chicago at the time of the lady’s death.
The many friends will tender kindliest
sympathies to the bereaved family.
THS LATE MRS. PAUL CASTOR.
Minerva Jane Widows was born in Wayne
county, Indiana, May 25, 1890. She came
to lowa with her parents, John and Nancy
Widows, in 1849. She was married to Panl
Castor at Oskaloosa, August 7, 1849, and
became the mother of six children, all of
whom are living. She died April 14, 1894,
aged 63 years, 10 months and 19 days. Mrs.
Castor’s death was very sudden and unex
pected. She had been in rather poor health
since an attack of la grippe a year or more
ago, and at times suffered some from its
effects; bat it did not prevent her assisting
with the usual house work. But on Satur
day morning, April 14, after an unusually
pleasant night’s rest, she arose, told her
daughter how well she had slept, and said,
“I feel very sleepy yet.” Her daughter
said. “Mother, perhaps I had better rub
your eyes.” She said no, and resumed
dressing herself and the daughter returned
to finish the preparations for breakfast. A
short time after she stepped to the door of
her mother’s room and saw that she was
gasping in death and past speaking She
called her father to take charge of Mrs.
Castor, while the daughter ran for her
brother who lived near them. They re
turned to the honse and found the mother
dead in the arms of their father. But one
feeble gasp and Mrs. Castor was numbered
with the departed; not lost, but gone be
“How sweetly grand it is to die,
When all life’s races have been run;
Childhood, youth and old age have come,
Have lingered and are gone.”
Mr. and Mrs. Castor after their marriage
either lived with or very near her parents,
John and Nancy Widows. ,A^ er the death
of Mrs. Widows, which occurred many
years ago, Mr. Widows spent the remain
der of hU noble life of honor and honesty
with Mr. and Mrs. Castor. If what is said
of sadden deaths be true, —that it is the
best way to go—certainly there
reasons in its favor. When the writer
looked at the lifeless form of Mrs. Castfr
robed for burial, she seemed tb sleep nat-'
urally in her casket, without the marks of
the fierce diseases that prey upon millions
of our race. The funeral occurred from
the residence at 11 o'clock A. M., April 16,
and was largely attended. Mrs. Castor in
her life much loved good song service, and
her children, knowing what their mother
had loved, made the selections. The choir
consisted of Miss Olive and Fred Ogborn,
Mrs. Della Rockwell, Mrs. Dora James,
Will and George Irwin and Rev. C. G.Oak
ley, with Mrs. James H. Allen as organist
The songs we re “Nearer, My God,to Thee,”
“Shall We Meet When This Fitful Life Is
Over,” “We’ll Never Say Goodbye in
Heaven,” and a fourth song rendered at
the grave. Selections from the scriptures
were read and short comments made there
on, particularly on Ist Cor. 13, where Panl
discusses the doctrine of what avail a pro
fession of Christianity would be without
faith, hope and charity. The services at
the house being over, the large procession
formed and moved away to the Union Mills
cemetery, where interment was made. A
few words of prayer by a brother of the
Dunkard church, and Mr. White,the under
taker,in a few well selected words thanked
all present for tbelr expressions of sympa
thy for Mr. Castor and his family.
Thos. Ballinger. I
STEDDOM— HELLlNGß.—Maraiad, at
the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Thos. Hellings, seven miles northwest
of Oskaloosa, April 1L 1894, Chas.Steddom
and Miss Axazstta Hellings, Rev. D. A.
At the hour of one o’cloek*the bride and
groom appeared in the parlor and were
pronounced man and wife with a beautiful
and brief ceremony, the sentiment of which
was the divine origin of the marriage in
stitution. The bride was attired in a beau
tiful dress of brown henrietta cloth trimmed
—■ ■■ W* I ■!■■■ —n». «■■■■■
A SURGEON’S KNIFE
gives you a feeling of horror’and
dread. There 1* no longer necessity for
its use in many diseases formerly re
garded as incurable without cutting.
Tks Triißjrti of fioKtrntivo Sorgiry
M well illustrated by the fact that
knife and without pain. Qu may. chaf
ing trusses can be thrown away 1 They
never cure but often induce inflam
mation. strangulation and death.
Tim ADC Ovarian. Fibroid (Uterine)
I umuna a od many others, are now
removed without the perils of out-
other diseases of the lower bowel, are
permanently cured without pain or
resort to the knife.
OTflMf? in the Bladder, no matter
w I tMlu j low large, is crushed, pul
verized, washed out and perfectly re
moved without cutting.
cutting in hundreds of oases. For
pamphlet, references and all particu
lar*. send 10 oents Jin stamps) to
World’s Dispensary Medical Associa
tion, 863 Main BL, Buffalo, N. t.
with cream satin and lace; the groom in a
bla:k dress salt. The affair was witnessed
by the near relatives of the contracting
parties and a few friends and near neigh
bors. After congratulations the company
were seated at tables loaded with the very
best of good things that could be provided
and it was truly a wedding feast ;and Mrs.
Helling kne w just how to get it up to be ap
preciated by the company. The presents
were very nice and numerous, and jost such
articles as will be found useful in furnish
ing the new home. They will at once set
tle down to actual life on the farm of the
grcom near Lacey, and may joy follow them
all through the journey of life is the wish
of all who enjoyed this delightful occasion.
TERRELL.—Died, of apoplexy, at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Sarah Steddom,
1)4 miles northwest of the city, at 4 o’clock
a. m., April 8, 1894, Mrs. Mart J. Terrell.
widow of Clark Terrell, in the 86th year of
her age. Funeral from yearly meeting
bouse at 3 P. M., April 9, conducted by Rev.
Chas. W. Sweet and others, and interment
in Friends cemetery.
n'hus a dear mother has passed to the
golden shore, from works to reward. She
was a devoted member of the Friends
church and during her long dnd useful life
was ever ready to work in the cause of her
dear Lord and Master with unwavering
faith in redemption through His precious
blood. When the summons came it found
her ready and waiting for the call. Al
though from age and feeble health she has
not been permitted to attend public wor
ship on many occasions of late years, she
never lost her lively Interest in the welfare
of the church and was always interested in
talking to her friends and relatives about
things pertaining to the salvation of the
immortal soul, and took great comfort in
residing her Bible; and to her “there was
no joy like the joy of God's salvation.”
When stricken down suddenly with what
proved to be her last illness of about eleven
days, the Bible was in her hands, she was
drinking at the fountain. Surely “blessed
are they that die in the Lord; yea, saith the
spirit, and their works do follow them.”
Mother Terrell lived to see twelve children
grown to manhood and womanhood, six
sons and six daughters, all accepting her
Christian faith and teaching. TeTo daugh
ters dying in later years have gone before
her to the “home over there.” Those sur
viving her are Thomas and George Terrell,
Sarah J. Steddom, Hannah P. Green and
Mary P. Hawkins, of Oskaloosa; Rachel
Cox, of Dublin, Ind.; Clark and Matthew
Terrell, of Oregon, Michael Terrell, of
Enrlham, Iowa; John L. Terrell,of Creede,
Colorado, all of whom now mourn the loss
of a loving mother who died surrounded by
children and grandchildren doing all that
loving hands could do to prolong the spark
of life that slowly ebbed away. ” God has
called her home where we shall meet her
on the resurrection morn.
“Earth’s days are over, her toil is done,
H :r conflict finished—the victory won;
She lays her cross and armor down
For the saintly robe and kingly crown.”
EMORY. —Died, of pulmonary consump
tion, at her home near Indianapolis, April
9, 1894, Hester Ann Emory, aged 42 years,
6 months and 12 days.
Deceased was born at Peoria, 111 . Sept.
U#bU3f>L She was married to J. W. Emory
July 3, 1878,. , Three children were born to
them, two «f whom, Ada, aged 13 and Ar
dell, aged 12, are lving; Fossie, the young
est, died in early infancy. She was also a
tender and loving mother to six other chil
dren, born to her husband by a former
marriage. Sbe was converted at the age
of 17 and was steadfast to the end. Mrs.
E mory was of consumptive habit and year
by year declined. During the holidays la
gtippe found her an easy prey and hurried
the steady march to the grave. Thus the
drama of a pure and beautiful life is played
to the end of the last sad act in last sad
scene. Sandals and staff and scrip arc laid
down, to be taken up do more. A borne
and many hearts are beoeft and desolate,
and a new grave is made and filled and
closed. An exalted character which was
given to the world as a noble example has
passed to the mystic realms of eternity.
But the influences for good which she has
set in motion follow in her wake like a halo
of glory, and will glow and brighten from
generation to generation till time which
was and is shall be declared to be no-more.
We rejoice that such an one has lived; we
sorrow that ahe is dead. Very seldom does
life aJMdHPwo striking an example of un
devotion to duty. “Greater love
hath ho man than this, that he lay down his
life for his friend ” Yet here is One who
gave herself a willing sacrifice for those
she loved, and died regretting she had no
more to give. So heavily did the responsi
bilities of life press upon her while the slow,
insiduous disease was doing its work that
she felt at times that sbe must not and
could not die and resign the care of her be
loved children to other bands. , Her last
days were days of unutterable agony, but
when the final hour was at hand she spent
herself in counsel and exhortation and
passed serenely to the last long sleep. So
closely was she knitted to her famify in tics
of tenderest love that when for her “the
golden bowl was broken” they felt that
they, too, had tasted death. Her Hfe was
fraught with noble deeds and holy pur
poses. She was a woman of wide influence
and ever stood firmly for justice and right,
and to her friends was true as steel to the
tried blade. Ws feel that In her death we
have sustained great personal loss. The
funeral services were held at Indianapolis
on Thursday, April 12, and were largely
attended. The pall bearers were her foster
children, who feel that they owe
long debt of gratitude. We consigned her
to the darkness and dampness of the grave,
knowing that in the resurrection morning
she will come forth with a more glorious
body, and with the righteous shall shine as
the stars forever and ever.
Congregational Church. >
Oskaloosa, lowa, March 29, 1894, f
DEACON HOWARD. N
Whereas, We have again been reminded
that it is appointed unto man once to die,
by the entering into rest of our dearly be
loved co-laborer In Christ and senior dea
con, Henry Howard;
And whereas, it is deemed eminently
fitting that some public recognition be
made of his services in all the relations of
a life so fall of years of usefulness, by the
members of the church which he helped to
build and so devotedly loved; therefore,
Resolved, That in the death of Deaeon
Howard this church has sustained a great
leas; having united with the church in
IWI9, and since that time held almost con
tinuous official positions in it, all of which
he filled with credit and honor not only to
b .mself, but to the church and to the com
munity, be had become essentially one of
Resolved, That as a man among men
Deacon Howard possessed sterling integ
rity: positive in hit* convietions.-autl-fyet
having charity for all; liberal in bis sup
port of the gospel and all worthy objeOts;
regular in his attendance on Divine wor
ship; a faithful Christian, honored and
respected by all who knew him; he passed
to his reward on the evening of March 9,
lilte a sheaf of wheat ripe and ready to be
Resolved, That to the widow, in her great
loss cf a kind and affectionate husband,
we extend our sympathy, and to the sons
and daughters not only our sympathy but
our prayers that his mantle of a long and
useful Christian career may rest upon
each, and that at the close of life they too
may receive that crown that fadeth not
Resolved, That these resolutions be
spread upon the church records and that
a copy be sent to Mrs. Henry Howard.
MRS. HELEN E. UORDON-HOLMAN.
Whereas, Our beloved pastor has been
called to pass through the trying ordeal of
tar severing of the dearest earthly tie; and
Whereas, Our hearts go out in sympathy
t» him and his motherless children; there
Resolved, That we, as members of the
Great Church which Christ came to estab
lish, have been strengthened in our faith
by the marvelous exhibition of the sus
taining grace of God, as shown by our pas
tar in his great affliction.
Resolved, That ws shall always be grate
ful for the coming among us of Mrs. Hot
t»an, with her reflued and lovely Chris
tian character, and the brave spirit which
t<ore so courageously the separation from
tome and kindred.
Resolved, That her patience and forti
tude in suffering and Christian resignation
trhen called to leave those nearest and
tiearest have given us an inspiration tc
higher and holier living, and that her
thoughtful and loving message of fare*
well to this church will ever be bald a
ttost sacred memory.
Resolved, That these resolutions to
spread c» the church records and a copy
Gnudrtrt Ory toi
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Comings, Goings and Doings of the
J nursday’s Daily.
J. F. Strain was among Pella business
people to day.
H. C. Spencer, of Grinnell, is visiting In
the city to-day.
□Ed Gardner, of Knoxville, was among
Oskaloosa people to-day.
G. F. Silence, of Ottumwa, is a guest of
business people in the city to-day.
Miss Carrie Sellers returned to-day from
a brief visit with Ottumwa relatives.
E. C. Kinney went to Valley Junction this
morning on a special business excursion.
Dr. C. E. Wallace and Chas. Cramer, of
New Sharon, are guests of Oskaloosa peo
Miss Ada Long, of New Sharon, is the
guest of the J. W. Johnson home for a few
L. A. Marsh, of Peoria, 111., is the guest
of his sister, Mrs. Frederickson, for a few
L. L. Hull is about again after being laid
up several days with injuries resulting
from his fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Duffy, of Ottumwa,
after a visit with relatives, have returned
to their home.
Mrs. Elia Duffy has returned from Ot
tumwa, where she was called by the death
of her father-in-law.
J. H. Green started this morning for
Freeport, Ohio, to visit among friends and
look after business matters.
Mrs. Chas. Blattner is pleasantly located
in her rooms at 421 West High avenue, op
posite the old Christian church.
Mr. Taylor, traveling passenger agent of
the Baltimore & Ohio road, was calling
among Oskaloosa railroaders to-day.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. R. Clark, of Monte
zuma. are in the city, the guests, of the J.
B. McCurdy heme on East High avenue.
Mr. Percival, of Galesburg, route agent
of the Adams Express company, w«ui in
the city yesterday caring for the interests
of his company.
Ottumwa Sun: Miss Louise Blackburn
returned to her home in Oskaloosa yester
day, after a pleasant visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Dougherty.
Mrs. W. A. Duncan was summoned to
the bedside of her father at Dona, Ind.,
who is lying’critically 111 from the result of
an accident by falling down stairs. She
left by the Central at 10 o’clock this morn
Waterloo Courier, April 10th: John H.
Pickett,of Oskaloosa,and Howard Hetzler,
of Chicago, and wife, a sou and son-in-law
of Capt. Edgar Pickett, are in the city.
Captain Pickett, we regret to say, is very
Col. J. F. McNeill was taken quite ill at
the bank yesterday afternoon, and when
he reached home was in bad shape. The
doctor pronounced the trouble congestion
gt the lungs and heart, and he is confined
to his home though with less suffering to
New Sharon Star: Mrs. Neri Ogden, of
Oskaloosa, was a visitor at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Brown, part of last week....
Master Evan Morgan.of Oskaloosa,visited
the J. W. Hammond home one day last
week Miss Eva McCoy spent part of
last week visiting at the Younkin home.
The K. of P. ladies prepared a very de
lightful social and festival for the knights
and their ladies at Castle Hall last even
ing. There was a large crowd present,the
refreshments served were of elaborate and
dainty nature and the evening was one of
great social pleasure. Games of various
kinds and conversation held sway until a
late hour and the affair was voted a splen
Dr. Wm. L. Pearson, of Penn college,
leaves this evening for his trip to England
in the interest of the college. He goes first
to Dublin to attend yearly, meeting and
then to remain in England
until Au3ps£.#p later. His permanent ad
dress will be care Isaac Sharpe, 12 Bishop
Gate street, without London. His friends
will wish him a safe and prosperous jour
ney both personally and for Penn.
The Cushman home on A avenue east
was the scene of a very pleasant “young
bachelors’ ” party last evening. The occa
sion was given by a number of young men
as a return favor to a company of young
ladies at whose hands favors had been re
ceived. Following a reception there was
an elaborate banquet served and after the
feast Mr. Will Hall, at toastmaster, called
for order and presided in a way that brings
much credit to himself and the young gen
tlemen whom he represented. Mr. Cush
man responded to the remarks of the toast
master, and then followed these toasts:
“Equality,” by Mr. Comstock; “Never
Look Barest” by. Elmer Wells; “Friend
ship,’’Jason *na“The Ladies,”
by Art Haynes. Those present*were: John
Whe4ler, Mr. Comstock, Elmer Wells, Art
Haynes, Howard Moody, Will Hall, Lee
Johnson, Geo.Crookbam, Jason McCarroll,
Arthur Caldwell, Ira Welch and Fred
Barnhart,Misses Mae Miller,MaryHaynes,
Ozella Bern an, Mollie and Ella Green,
Maggie Robb, Ada Long, of New Sharon,
Edna Hammond, Mollie Galbreath, Betts
Christie and Kit Little.
Miss Essie Thompson is confined to her
home by illness.
Carl C. Phelps, of Grinnell, was among
Oskaloosa people to-day.
▲. E. Haynes was among Des Moines
business people yesterday.
G. E. Grace, of Muscatine, was an Oska
loosa business visitor to-day.
Z. L. Wheeler, of Albion, was in the city
to-day caring for business interests.
Miss Minnie Shaw, of Eldon, is a guest
of her sister, Mrs. Walker, for a two weeks’
Miss Pearl Meade went to Leighton last
evening to give an elocutionary entertain
Miss Hal Bcrugg* leaves to morrow to
join her mother for an extended visit in
Ottumwa Democrat: Miss Carrie Baugh
man, of Oskaloosa, is the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Gephart.
Miss Carrie Baughman end O. J. C. Dut
ton were in attendance at the Boat Club
dance at Ottumwa last evening.
Miss Leota Sprague returned to her home
in Eddyville this morning after a week’s
visit among friends and relatives.
Frank Lindsay, now of Galesburg, and
wife, —one of the guild—is here on a short
call and welcomed by many friends.
Btate Secretary McGee, of the Y. M. C.
A., was the guest of Secretary Brush last
evening. He returned to Des Moines to
.Mrs. J. W. McLaughlin and Mrs. Col.
fifann, who were guests of Oskaloosa
friends, returned to-day to their homes in
Frank M. Davis departed : a*t Saturday
for Milwaukee to accept the position of
third superintendent in the E. P. Allis en
gine works. Frank is a deserving young
man and we are glad to see him move up
toward the head.
Harve England was among Eddyvllla
business men to-day.
Miss MeCrea was among passengers for
Eddyville this morning.
Dr. T. H. Bly, of Talntor, is the guest of
Oskaloosa people to day.
K. 8. Root, of Marshalltown, is among
Oskaloosa people to-day.
W. K. Page, of Des Moines, is an Oska
lossa business visitor to day.
The Misses My rick, of Eddyville, are
guests of the Davis home to-day.
Editor Vail, of the New Sharon Star, is a
business visitor is the city to-day.
J. H. Birks. of Montreal, is in the city
visiting friends and acquaintances.
A! Watts and Jas. Atchison came in this
morning from a northern business trip,
Mrs. Chas. Blattner returned this morn
ing from an Ottumwa visit with relatives.
Miss Poague, of Leighton, is the guest
of her friend, Mattie Bryan, over Sunday.
Judge Dewey, of Washington, was in the
city yesterday looking after legal matters.
Ed Grace, a lumber merchant of Musca
tine, is the guest of Oskaloosa friends to
Mias Kate Whitaker went to Des Moines
this morning to to the guest of her friend.
Mrs. Amos Bnteknoy, who has been the
I gusst of her son for two weeks,has returned
I i. rVJ., R&nida
•w as®* ® ill •neajjrjUmf
Max Hirsch, late of the Arlington hotel,
Hot Springs, has been engaged as cook
with the Arlington of this city.
The Capt. Woodruff home on North C
street entertained the whist club in a very
hospitable manner last evening.
The remains of Jonathan Pugh passed
through the city this morning, en route
from Mi. Pleasant to Deep River.
Frank Loring, of Sac City, came in from
Chicago at noon for an over Sunday visit
at the parental home on East High avenue.
Rev. E. C. Holman, of the Congregational
church, returned to-day at noon from the
east, and will occupy his pulpit to-morrow.
Lafe Richardson, of Cedar Rapids, went
to Des Moines this morning, after a few
days’ visit among his many Oskaloosa
Mrs. Frank WetheTell is entertaining
her mother and sister, Mrs. Henry Loosley,
of lowa City, and Mrs. John Allen, of
Mrs. H. Williams, of Eddyville,and Mrs.
R. Nelson, of Superior, Neb , are guests of
the Jack Williams home on South B street
for a brief visit.
Mrs. Jennie Boveile went to Des Moines
this morning to visit among friends for a
few days. She will also visit with Boone
people before returning
Dr. Sam Clark and wife have returned
from a three weeks’ stay in Chicago,where
the doctor was attending a lecture course
in the post graduate medical college.
Mrs. J. P. McCrea is very ill and her re
covery is despaired of. The daughters,
Mrs. U. G. Truax, of Omaha, and Mrs. A.
G. Smith, of Adair county, are at her bed
The Polymnia Lady Quartette, accom
panied by Miss Pearl Meade, elocutionist,
gave a concert in New Sharon last evening,
which was largely attended and was liked
A note from H L. Spencer, dated at For
tress Monroe, April 11, says: “We leave
here to-morrow, Thursday, a. m., up the
James river to Richmond, thence by rail to
Washington. This is a delightfully pleas
ant and interesting place. All well and
having a good time. Regards to all.”
Mrs. W. C. England, now of Pasadena,
Cal., came in from the west this morning.
They are on a fruit ranche, 8 fteen minutes
out from the business quarter, where they
play at work. They sold last year the prune
crop at |4O per ton. They enjoy life in its
fullest now, and are content. Mrs. E. will
remain until June.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Bird sail came in
from Davenport this morning.
F. A. Russell, of Grinnell, was among
Oskaloosa friends this morning.
Miss Beulah Bennett was among Des
Moines passengers this morning.
Lynn Norris, of Marshalltown, was an
over-Sunday guest with relatives.
Mrs. Orr is reported as being very ill,
and her condition is considered serious.
Frank Longshore arrived to-day from
Chicago, called by the death of his mother.
Mrs. M. D. Clark was in from her school
duties beyond the Des Moines for a Sun
day at home.
Miss Emma Holtman has accepted a po
sition in the millinery department of the
Perry Asher and wife spent Sunday at
the parental Underwood home across the
Des Moines river.
Thos. Ballinger and Mrs. Mott went to
New Sharon this morning to attend the
funeral of the late Mrs. Castor.
Miss Carrie Baughman returned this
morning from Ottumwa, where she has
been a gue st at the Gephart home.
Mr. and Mrs. George Barrows and son
Roy, departed Saturday evening on quite
an extended trip through California.
Mrs. C. K. Burrell, who has been the
guest of her friend, Mrs. Miles, returned
this morning to her home in Newton.
Quinn Phlllipps, of “Two Johns” fame,
came in from the road this morning for a
day or two with Oskaloosa friends and
Ham Lawson is preparing for an extend
ed overland trip throught lowa, Kansas
Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. He
expects to be on the road about one year.
Mrs. C. C. Weeks entertained the ladies
of the literary circle this afternoon, and
at the close of the usual work there was a
handsome tea spread, which was greatly
Waterloo Courier: “We regret to state
that Capt. Pickett, who has been sick for
several days, is somewhat worse to-day.
The physician has forbidden visitors en
tering the house.
Invitations are out for a K. of P. social
to be held in the second story of the new
Winter-West block on West High avenue.
It promises to be a splendid affair, as a
dancing space of 40 by 120 feet is afforded
by the new block.
Frank Andrews returned Saturday from
his medical studies in the college of Phy
sicians and Surgeons, Chicago, and he
came home a doctor. Frank has not yet
decided where he will locate, but we trust
he will remain in Oskaloosa.
H. Benion, of Marshalltown, is in the
Geo. K. White was among Des Moines
business men to-day.
A. Oxander went to Knoxville this morn
ing to look after horse interests.
B. O. Jewell, «f Mt. Pleasant, was in the
city to-day looking after business.interests.
Geo. Lanley, of Boone, is the guest of his
sister,.Mrs. A. S. Harper, for a few days.
F. E. Crawford, of New Bharon, is in the
city to-day looking after business matters.
MajorF. H.iering went to Des Moines'
this morning tn took after business affairs.'
Mrs. Traceystont to Knoxrille this morn
ing to official^as caterer at a wedding this'
Miss Florabel Patterson is in Des Moines
attending the convention of county super
8. H. M. Byers is down from Des Moines
visiting friends and relatives and looking
after business matters.
Morbid Condition of Blood
Causes Much Bain
The Acid Taint Neutralized and the
*> Vital Fluid Enriched by Hood’s
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La Grange, Indiana.
“C.L Hood * Co., Lowell. Maw.:
“Gentlemenltta with pleasure that I giro
my experience with Hood's Sarsaparilla. For
the last eleven years I bars been afflicted more
er leas with rheumatism. It kept getting worse
«nttl two years ago, when I was
Hoiploao for Ptvo Months.
I tried everything I could hear of but of no
•vail. Finally through the laffuence of a friend
X tried one bottle of Hood 1 * Sarsaparilla and
before I had taken It all X was able to walk sev
eral rods with the aid of my mutches, an exer
cise I had not taken for said time only as some
•ns would hold me up. I kept on taking Hood’s
Sarsaparilla until I had taken four bottles. At
the end of that kins X was able to walk mueh
farther. I then got one-half dozen bottles and
my wits and X both took it. My wife was
troubled with Indigestion and before we bad
taken two bottles she was entirely cured of
her disuses. Ws kept on taking the medicine
and by the time we had taken the whole of the
six botttee die said she had
Mever Felt Better
In her life and I also was very much Improved.
Xs order to maks sure of a perfect cure I have
got six bottles more of Hood's Sarsaparilla and
am very sure It will have the desired effect It X
«Vi my P*rt In taking pars of myself as all should
who are troubled with rheumatism. We shall
always recommend Hood's Sarsaparilla to any.
«[email protected] who may fee affected %a we were." Elms*
XL Fo»&, La <3range, Indiana.
Hood’s fniie ware live? tils, constipation,
biliousness. Jaundice, sick headache, tatigsstioe.
Ottumwa Sun: Rev. Father O’Carroll, of
Oskaloosa. tspent Sunday here while on hie
return from Knoxville.
S. C. Rop« r, of Centerville, la the guest
of bis friei d, J. C. Huggins, for a brief
Miss Maggie Davis returned this morn
ing from Chicago to spend a month’s vaca
tion with ht r mother and friends.
F. D. Boyer, Wm. Wray and Lafe Rich
ardson wez t to Knoxville this morning to
attend a meeting of the Shriners.
J. P. Dodds was a caller to day, having
recently gone out of the newspaper calling
at Horton, Kansas. He likes Kansas.
Dr Conaway was down from New Sharon
to day, and was cordially greeted after a
successful season's work in the senate.
Will Hall and J. P. Dodds went to Mar
shalltown to-day to look after business
connected with the Odd Fellows* lodge.
Manassa Frankel came down from Des
Moines last evening for a few hours’ visit
with Oskaloosa people,returning this morn
The following is a partial list of Oska
loosa’s representative business houses.
Buyers will do well to inspect them
J. O. Malcolm, Over Frankel b’k, r’ms, 1-3
Jas. A. Rise Over Abraham’s store,
Dan Da via South Side Square.
W. S. Ken worthy.... 109, High Ave. West.
Imperial Proudfit A Ervin, Prop’s.
Hyde A Co Bread a Specialty.
Huber A Kalbach Co.. 131-123 E High ave.
• Boots and Shoes.
Thos. F. Neagle, Sign big red boot, S side.
Brewster Welch Shoe Co., 107 W. High av.
1 Barber Shop.
John Peuland Steam Shampoo.
Books and Stationery. j
Mrs. H. !D. Covel, Art Supplies a specialty.
Hedge Bros Wall Paper a Specialty.
For address W r . J. Ives, Prin.
Boyer “American” clothing house, .s.side.
Crockery, Glassware ami Groceries.
S J. Dutton Co. .The Dish A Grocery Man.
F. P. O’Hara & Co The Famous.
J. W. Heatherington & Co ~.219 W. High.
Nisita 5c Cigar, Williams ATousley, mfrs.
Smoke Gold Medal. C. E. Howar, man’f’r.
W. F. B inesley.... El Soneta sc, M. C. 10c.
Ideal scDona Ana 10c W.R.Campfield,i.«’f'r
Carriages and SptHng Wagons.
H. C. Klingman The Buggy Man.
Asher di Underwood, Ice Cream & Candy.
Contractors and BuiUlers.
H. Wethcrell 819 High ave. east.
Dr. J. E. Fleener, South Side Square.
C. H. Hare. D. D. S Frankels Block.
Dr. W. G. Millar .N. E Cor. Square.
Dr. it. K. Brewster W. High Avenue.
Dress Making Parlors.
Misses Russell over Dr. Brewster.
Newbrand & Pike, 119 West High avenue.
J. S. Batterson A Co., S. E. Corner square.
Mclntyre Bros , South-east Corner Square.
Abraham A Co Always the Cheapest.
Eagle Steam Laundry.
3. E. Bishop, Mgr... All Work Guaranteed.
Furniture ami Undertaking.
1 Cheesnan & Woodruff, 16-18 W. High ave.
J. B. McCurdy Res. 716 E. High Ave.
Farm Machinery and Wagons.
> Cook ii Phillips McCormack Good.
r West, Lytle &Co Buggies a Specialty.
General Repair Shop.
. N. W\ Pond, Bicycle repairing a specialty.
Gold Cure Institute.
Guaranteed Cure Liquor-Tobacco Habits.
Campbell & Coxe, 123 West High Avenue.
Evans A Holmes, 204 E. Ist ave. Tel. 169.
E. M. Hammond 216 First Ave. east.
1 W. I. Neagle. .Pride of Wilson Flour 95c.
Shoemake A Co Choice Stock.
.Hatters and Furnishers.
W. W. Steward & Co N W Corner Sqr.
Huber A Kalbach C 0.,.. 121-123 East High
M. D. Gilchrist, Gasoline Stoves.
Haw dl McPherrin Garland Stoves
Arlington ....E. R. Me Mains, Prop.
Birdsitll Geo. R. Ferrall, Mgr.
5: C. Sellers Room 2, Nugent Building.
H. Lemon Over H inesley Cigar Store
J. L. Nelson .114, N. lJarket St
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Ideal Heating Co.
All Kinds of IRON PUMPS a Specialty.
Jewelry and Music.
Adfen Co.,'.Pianos, Organs and Gen deal.
N. C. Adlon Low Prices a Specialty
T.K. Smith Jewelry. House Low Prices.
Livery and Transfer Co.
Tel. No’s. 5 or 21.. ..Fine Rigs a specialty.
Hagen A 5mith....215-217, S. First street
Hoffman Bros 125 N. Market street.
Livery atul Sale Stable.
M. A. Bump Teams fed 40 cents.
I Meat Market.
L B. Geneva A Co. Tel. 159. 215 W.High.
Estel la MoCoy ..Latest Spring Styles.
Mrs. J. L Moore Lowprices.
Mrs. 6. J. Wilkins Choice stock.
C. F. Horst Good Work Guaranteed.
Hew and Second-Hand Store.
M. A. Shoemake Sd hand goods bought.
faintingand Paper Hanging.
A. CL Simmons .... House and Sign Wor.k.
HuMiell A Clendenning, 219 S First street.
C.P. Sipes, Contracting and Material sold.
W. !L H. Smith 116 N Market St.
Walthall A Walthall... .125 N. Market Bt.
> Dr. X. B. Beaudry....Office Frankels Blk
1 Dr. Cone.. N. W. Corner Square
\ Pictures,Frames, Upholstering.
C. F. Foehltnger. Undertaking
\ The IX L Oysters. Ice Cream, Etc
Real Estate and Loans.
J. B. Scruggs tIS West High.
i M. It Bennett Insurance also.
Sewing Machine Parlors.
Chr* Malone, Pianos. Curtains, etc.
[j ~~V ~ TinShop~
1 Wads A Pilgrim, Furnace and Repairing.
g—— 111 "" 1 "V J "i'!"’'~, ' ~"" ri " l1 "~ '~' rT ~
, Tinware. Glassware, Crockery.. S. Side.
F. W. Ley A C 0.... Repairing a Specialty.
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Dr.lao.E. Brown . ..315-8178 Ist St Tel 91
1 Coqk Stove Attachmaat ,115 A Ave. west.
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