Appleton Post from Appleton, Wisconsin on October 8, 1885 · 3
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Thursday, October 8, 1885
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TheAppletonFost Thursday; October 8, 1885. Entered at the Pc8t at Ap pletm as second-class mail matter. FRQM WEDNESDAY'S DAILY. I .Brevities. Potatoes are not potatoes) this year. Thev are simDlv decomDOsed bulbs of - .. v a vegetable formation. " Walter Scarboro has the? foundation completed for his house on North divis ion street, near O. & N, W. track. j At the! Atlas paper mill last Saturday Fat Moran got his arm caught in the paper drying cylinders and was badly burned before he could extricate it. The-county fair opens to-day. If the weather continues fair the attendance will be very large. Ttiis city will be ' liberally represented. uT w. ocnaitz, the enterprising grocer of East College Avenue, received a wagon load of tomatoes this morning which he is selling at ten shillings a bushel, j - The immediate delivery system of letters, will be inaugurated in this city to-morrow, as in other, cities throughout the country, coming within the provision of the lawk A new! snap hjorse collar is on exhibition at the Briggs House. When the hames are in place it can by no possibility become unjointed, but. when they are removed it can be easily opened. The tin on the spires of the First Catholic Church, having become very rusty, is beiag treated to a fresh coat of paint. Good shingles well painted, are found to resist the weather even better than tin similiarly protected. The editor of the Marquette Mining Journal was addressed as "papa papa" by a child whom he met in the street the othr day. At the familiarity he took exceptions as he did not care to be considered a perambulating orphan asylum, f The child also leeiing disgraced by thc mistake it bad made ran awaj into the woods and has not since been found. The "N. Y." Co. gave a very enjoya ble entertainment at the opera; house last evening. It partook of the charac- i n -i ' i " - V ler oi tne spectacular piays bo popular iu iuc i;iuco. -L ukd ucuucnuuu v L vju life, in New York, both high and low, was accurate in detail. t Lester Frank lin's acting was ably supported by the I others members of the company. The audience was not as large as the merits of the company deserved. If they come' again they will doubtless be more generously patronized.. . mm 1 Berlin Granite at Madison. Wisconsin is one of the most favored of the states in respect to the number of her natural resources. The list has oeen lengtnejiea witnin a iew years, Dy the opening up of the granite quarries near Berlin. A ledge of rock was long known to crop but at different places near Montello and Berlin, and from its grey, forbidding character, was popularly considered to render the region al-most worthless. It is within a recent period only that its true value has been discovered. It is a fine quality of granite, in color varying from chocolate to grey. As the rock is granite the earliest formation there is no - underlying material of inferior quality, and the supply is, consequently, inexhaustible. A firm of Chicago capitalists are working the quarries, and with the aid of experienced scotch workmen are able to get it out in the best possibe condition. ! , The jmanagement are now filling a contraqt to furnish the material for the basement of the building in. process of construction to take the place of Science i Hall, of the State University, destroyed last year by fire. In consideration of the superior qual ity of the stone, it has been regretted bv some that it should not be used in the construction of the entire building. In. erecting buildings of so public a na-tnra. ah those of the State Universitv. it is at least a pleasing idea that the material should immortalize ' one of the rising j industries of the state, even though : the cost of construction be slighly increased thereby. 1 Travelers Going East And desiring .speed, saving of money and distance, besides securing the largest attainable comfort, will journey by the Detroit, Grand Ha? en & Milwaukee 'route, j tThis route is so favorably known that it would almost seem useless to more than mention the subject. It long since ceased to be an experimental route, land for years, except possibly in the ""eitreme of winter, it has been 'grbwifig in public favor. Ins ead of the dust and noise of continuous railway travel, travelers can ran into a Ilwaukee , by rail, take the 11 :45 boat 1 3 Grand Haven, cross the lake in a few hours in the ' utmost comfort, freed from dust, and with the fine ap- pojntments ox tne elegant ana rapidly sailing steamers belonging to the company CD joy the , trip, as a real rest and recuperation, arriving at Grand Haven, board! the company's waiting train and arrivej in Detroit at midnight , scarcely conscious of any weariness. The interlude of this piece of lake travel makes this of itself a very popular route, while the other portion of the trip is relieved by reason of the numerous fine towns and scenery through which the road runs. The officers and employes jare princes of painstaking for the varied needs of their patrons,and are ever on the alert to contribute to the welfare of the public. We know from experience, that any of our friends who may journey over this route, will be more than satisfied with the advice here tendered. A Reported Mob Organization. It was reported in Oshkbsh yesterday hat a mob was being organized in Neenah for the purpose of taking John Kerwin from the county jail at Oshkosh, and lyeching him. It is thouglft, how- ever, that there is not much truth in the report and we sincerely trust that no eueh attempt will be made. , Undoubtedly young Kerwin has committed a crime, but possibly it will appear far less revolting when all the facts are known. In this connection the Chicago News offers some timely advice as follows, which should be heeded: "The story of Miss La Grange, of Neenah, Wis., that a young man named Kerwin dragged her from a buggy in which he' was taking her home from a dance and committed an unspeakable outrage, should be well looked into before; the people who threaten to lynch the accused take irretraceable steps. That the young lady went home, wrote the story and committed suicide is not infallible proof that the crime was committed in the manner she said. Suicide is oftener a result of remorse, than of injury." Mr. Parish. Believed to be Dying. The news of the condition in which Mr. P. C, Parish is lying, has caused a profound shock of surprise throughout the city. Mr., Parish has long been suffering from an indisposition, the treatment of which . required the fre quent use of morphine. He had a supply, from which he was accustomed to take a dose as required. Yesterday afternoon it contained about one and one-half grains, enough for six ordinary doses. Last night at about 8 o'clock Dr. Ellsworth was called and found him unconscious, and apparently under the influence of the drug. No trace of the morphine could be found, and it is supposed that through mistake he must have taken the entireamount remaining, instead of the proper quantity. At 'present he lies in a very precarious condition, and out slight hopes are entertained of his recovery. Later. The public will regret to learn that Mr. Parish died at 2:30 o'clock this p. m. from the effect . of the fatal dose mentioned above. Appleton's Display at tne Fair. Many of our merchants are making preparations for an extensive display of their goods at the county fair. They recognize the fact that this method of exhibiting their wares cannot fail to redound to the credit of their pockets, as well as being a palpable manifestation of their interest in the success of the fair itself. , Peerenboom & Kober have packed six cases with clothing, furnishing goods, flannels, shawls, cloaks, etc., and, in connection with the disply of fancy goods, will occupy an entire building. 0. E. Spicer's business will be represented by two organs, a piano and several sewing machines. A. H. Burch, of Grand Chute will have a fine display of grapes, while Steven Meidam and John Dey, of Greenville, each haye a large and fine lot of vegetables entered. Dan Huntley will enter a whole herd of cattle, and many others have made extensive preparations in like manner. Wisconsin Horse Thief Captured. Maeshfield, Wis., Sept. 30 George Morrison, a horse thief, who last winter broke jail at Neillsville and escaped, has been arrested at Lavelle, Ind., and brought back for trial. Morrison is one of the most adroit criminals in the west. He is a noted horse thief, and has married five different women, all of whom are alive. He is very gentlemanly in his appearance. He is well known here, where he formerly resided. When arrested by Sheriff Tolford in Indiana he was tending bar under an assumed name. 8- ; What he TTiines Says. The Chicago Times, speaking of the exterior decorations of the Chapman store in Milwaukee, says: "A short time ago reference was made to the new store of T. A. Chapman and its artistic interior. The exterior has Just been finished in color, in imitation of the sgraffito process, much used in Europe, but never before attempted in this country. To say that it rivals the interior in freedom of design and force of expression, is to give to those .who read the former description a fairly adequate idea of the beauty of effect produced,. . Killed by his Father. Contonville, Wis., Sept. 30. On the 20th inst. Wm. Kromba struck his father over tne head with a club, fracturing his skull. The old man died Sunday and Monday the son had his examination at Marion and was bound over for trial at the next term of court. Constable Perry took the prisoner to the Waupaca jail yesterday. ! , IS SHE A CRANK? A Strange Woman at Mew London Claims . to Have Been the Wlje of a For-., mer Governor, New London", Wis. Sept. SO A strange woman giving her name as Olm- stead and representing that she was from Winneconne, came here and said she was waiting for her husband who was coming down the river on a log drive ior Henry Sherry of Neenah. The woman finally opened a dress maker's shop and recently said during the course of a conversation "I, who am a beggar now, was once the wife of a governor of one of the United states and moved in the best society of Washington, where I resided. " The woman advertised what she termed "a surprise lecture," during which she was to make her secret known, but' as scarcely any one attended she did not speak. . Though she is taken to be a crank by some, it is thought she may be the unfortunate wife ! of some man of prominence. - THE GREEN BAY MURDER. Simpson tlie Husband of a Neenah Lady Other Particulars. - Neenah, Wis., Sept. 30. Byron Simpson the man who was murdered in a disreputable house at Green Bay Sunday night by a woman named Leppere is known in this city, having married the daughter of ex-Alderman M. j. O'Brien of the Island. He was the father of the two children. Upon receipt of a telegram from Green Bay announcing the shooting Mrs. O'Brien and daughter left for Green Bay. The parents of Simpson reside at Milwaukee where he was formerly night yardmaster in the yards of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway. Several brothers of the murdered man also live in Milwaukee and one of his brothers is a conductor on the Wisconsin Central railway. Simpson was about to remove to Green Bay. Encouragement for the College. That the popularity of Lawrence, University, under its present management, is becoming general is no longer a question of doubt. From all sections of the country evidences of the interest taken in its success are being manifested in a manner not altogether confined to the poetry rof sentiment. Last .week the West Wisconsin conference, held at Dodgville, voluntarily obligated itself to raise fve thousand dollars, of the fifty thousand endowment fund which the directors of the college are endeavoring to secure within a given period. There is an eloquence in work of this order that reaches out and takes hold of a man. It makes him feel his littleness if he does not "come down," in proportion to his means, to the support of an institu tion which is contributing to the intel ligence and morality of the world. What Appletou has done and what Appleton should do towards the building up and maintainance of this splendid school, will be discussed in these columns in a day or two. The movement to place Lawrence University on a solid financial basis, where it can live and thrive and extend its usefulness without being compelled to pass the hat every time a sheet of paper is purchased, is a matter in which we all are deeply interested a subject we should not allow to rest until accomplished. Navigation Notes. The Marston went back to Clifton yesterday morning. ' ' The steamer Sam Neff came in yesterday with a cargo of 140,000 of lumber, mostly piece stuff, lath and shingles. This is a light load for the Neff, in ordinary stages of water she carries forty or fifty thousand more. The John Spry went through last evening. We noticed three passengers on deck, who were enjoying the beauties of the river. , Died. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Blood died suddenly last night. The funeral services will be held at their residence on Front street, to-morrow, at 10:00 a. m. . -Mr. fcBlood is particularly " afflicted, both only brother and infant child being about to be buried on the same day. The warmest sympathy of the entire community is with him in his sorrow. - . Funeral of E. J. Blood. The funeral services of ;E. J. Blood will be held at 3 p. m., to-morrow, at residence of H. L. Blood. . The remains reached the city this morning, accompanied by the following named gentlemen who were brother Masons of the the deceased: D. B. Baldwin, E. T. Howard, F. E. Sterrett, A. H. Allen and Tarns Bixby. Sebekah and Odd FelJoTr's Social. A very attractive literary program was arranged for the sociable at the Konemic Lodge last evening, given by the daughters of Bebekah and the Odd Fellows. A quartette composed of Mrs. W.F. Montgomery, Miss May Treat, and Messrs. F. C. Treat and C. L. Barnes sang two selections in ; their ; best manner. Miss Josie Briggs gave a recitation in her usual masterly style. The crowning event of the evening was Wil-ber Thompson's little daughter in her search for the missing state matrimony which was convinced should belong to the union. Doubtless some trembling lips in the audience whispered amen ! ; After the literary exercises were over, refreshmentsj were jaerved and a general social time inaugurated. ' AN ELOPEMENT. The , Daughter of a. Farmer Elopes with Her Father's Hired Man. . Hobtonville, Wis., Sept. 30 Some little excitement! was caused here yesterday by the announcement that an elop- ment case our midst. a young ladyj mg near town.and had occuned right here in The parties concerned are a farmer's daughter! liv a young man who had father of the girl, the match, I Thee until quite lately been employed by the who was opposed to parties left here on the 1 :30 train going to New London and taking (the cars for Black Creek. The angry father has probabiy by . them. ' ' ! . is in close pursuit and this tim overtaken ! Wisconsin News. The annual convention of Wisconsin Congregationalism began at Watertown, Tuesday, aiid wit continue in session until this evening. About 250 delegates are present, representing 200 churches. There si:: applicants for the postmast-ership at Mauston. Mrs. Mary W. Briggs holds the c fQce at a salary of $1,200 a year. J no. Dioux, an old resident of Chippewa Falls, was found on the outskirts of city, with a bullet hoie Near him lay a knite and Foul play is suspected. The state board cured a site at Sparta in his head. a revolver. of supervision has se- upon which to for depend- build the new state school ent children. ! La Crosse county is making arrange ments for the establishment of an insane asylum. j Jim. Patterson, Alf. Pickend and Thos. Granger; ot Hudson, have een arrested on a charge of robbing J. J. Higgins' clothing store in thac city, Sept. 17. " I The next; Northwestern Luthern con ference will be held in La Crosse. D. R. Piemoer, a Mondovi farmer, died from injuries received by falling against a mowing machine. Mrs. Susie E. Mills, an employe of the National Hotel at La crosse, tried to drown herself, i She was placed in the county jail khere she tried to hang herself. Her husband lives at Sterling. ' The Woman's State Sufferage associa tion is in session at Whitewater. Oneida Indians off for School. Depere, SptL 30. - About thirty Oneida Indian children were brought in from the reservation (seven miles from here) Monday,; and underwent examination preparatory to being taken to the United States j Indian school at Carlsile, Pa. About twenty were found to be of sound healih, ! and started for Carlisle last night under charge of Miss M. Burgess, who has the management of the printing and publishing department of the institution at Carlisle. The requirements of admission are good mor als, sound mind and body, and age not less than 12 nor more than IS years. The children go for a term of five years, the government paying all expenses. Over 150!children have been sent from the Oneida reservation since last fall. There are over 500 Indian children at Carlisle taken from various tribes in different parts of the country. j -i An Antigo Bear Story. Antigo1, Wis., Sept. 30 Julius Teip-ner, one of the proprietors of the Spring Brook House is the hero of a bear story which hej proves to be true by bringing home two fine cubs. The guests of the house appreciated the rich feast as well as the story. Mr. Teipner narrowly escaped very close quarters, for when he shot the pld bear, she and her two cubs started fpr him as though they meant it, Before they reached him he had killed thejfcwo ubs and so wounded the old bear that she retreated. Although badly wounded; she could not be captured. Our landlord will probably do better the next time. The capture occurred; about four miles from this place. Accldently Shot. Menominee, Wis., Sept. 30 Last evening, while City Marshal E. L. Doolit-tle and County Treasurer Carroll Lucas were returning from a chicken hunt, one of their guns; was accidentally discharged, the charge entering the right arm of Mr. Lucas, near the right shoulder,- and coming put on top, just "back of the right shdulder joint, horribly tearing the muscles and fracturing the bone. The doctors fear amputation will prove necessary to save Mr. Lucas' life.. " ' i ' . A Cutting Affray. Mabinette, Wis., Sept. 30. News has reached this city of a cutting affray at Iron Mountain. It seems that James K. Polk, a colored barber who recently operated in Fort Howard, cut a bad gash with a razor on the neck of Steve Nick, who used to live in Green Bay. There were some loud threats : against Polk and he was taken to the county jail at Menominee." r Having concluded to close out, will sell his entire stock-of Ladiesr and Cents 'Fine Shoes, Slippers, Shoes for Every Day Wear, Boots For Every Day Wear, , a r B ST i PRICE! Over $30,000 Now in Stock, To be Sold at Cost. FARM MACHINERY -MANUFACTURED BY THE Appleton Manufacturing Go AND HANDLED BY Foster Alexander APPLETON, WISCONSIN. THE AMERICAN GRINDING 'MILL, And.thei BADGER COMBINED i i j Horse Power ; . j and Grinding Mill And the most prncticle of any in the market for farm use. They are cheap and durable and will pay for themselves In less than one year in tne saving of feed for horses and cattle. I 1 1 v r- ;,( " - ' Hf5f ErTTHE . OHAMPION reaper -AND SELF-BINDER, Is the most completeand durable of any manufactured. Every farmer should provide himself with one of these implements it he is desirous of saving time and money in gathering his harvest FOSTER & ALEXANDER, i ' MiWAukk 'SlMorthern'RaiLr oad THE SHORTEST AND BEST LINE TO . MILWAUKEE AND. CHICAGO: AND ALL POINTS IN THE East, "West and Southwest. New route to Green Bay. Marinette and Menominee JUch. , NOTE Freight trains are not for ae-. eommodatlon of passengers. Passenger takes them at their own risk in regard to time. )- . Steel Balls, Solid Road Bed, an d perb Equipment, renders this Line thu Safest and Best for the traveling public. COZIZTECTIOnS: t AT KILWAUKZK With Cbieago, XflwsnkM 8t. Paul Kuhrsj for all pointi &st, Wcit asd .! j -Soutiweit; - " T '. ' i ' 1 i AtGreaBywiti6maBy,WiiionandBt.Pil " - - . i Railway. . ,; At Grand Trnak. eonnectioa with StPanl, Zuten -' j - Grand Troak Railway. AT PLYMOUTH With Sheboygan & Fond du JLac division of .the Chicago - . 4 Northwestern R'y for Sheboygan and -Fond da Lac. AT FOREST JUNCTION -With Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railway. . ;r : .0. F- DUriON. Gr3neral A&;8nt MilwU'-i-

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