Postville, Allamakee, Iowa
April 12, 1879.
DIED. At Madison, Wis., April 6th, 1879, of hemorrhage of the liver, H.E. HOWE, aged 69 years, lacking 19 days. Mr. HOWE settled at Monona about 50 years ago, where he resided until 8 years ago, when he removed to Madison, Wisconsin. Being one of the pioneers in this section of northern Iowa he was well known to all the old settlers. He had been in feeble health for some time, but was not confined closely to his bed until last Saturday and on Sunday he passed away. His remains were brought to Monona and deposited in the Cemetery there on Wednesday. He leaves a wife and six children to mourn his loss, among the latter, F.A. HOWE, of Waukon, and E.L. HOWE, of Ossian, both well known here.
DIED. In Grand Meadow, April 8th, 1879, of paralysis, Peter F. DICKINSON, aged 63 [or 83] years.
DIED. At Grand Meadow, April 10th, 1879, of paralysis, Kimble ADAMS. Funeral at the Luana church, on Sunday, at 10:30 A.M.
C.P. DARLING will follow Mr. BURHANS to Nebraska in a few days also in search of land we believe. They expected to go together but Mr. DARLING could not get ready as soon as Mr. BURHANS wanted to go.
J.B. SCHMIDT inaugurates the building season by putting up a fine, large wing on the north side of his store, to be used as a work shop. He will thus have the entire space of his store room for goods, and he intends to fill it up.
I will sell the Star Corn Planter for $45, on time for the next 30 days, and as cheap as any one for cash. E.J. DAILEY, Luana, Iowa.
Card of thanks. We wish pubicly to return our sincere thanks to the citizens of Postville for their kind assistance at the fire which occurred on the morning of March 31st, and which consumed our home and place of business. By their efforts much of the stock, furniture & c. was saved. We sincerely hope that none of them may ever be called to see their own homes thus melt down in an hour. Mrs. V. SCHMITZ & family.
The following friends have placed us under obligations for material aid on subscription, since our last report and have our thanks:
J.H. LAUGHLIN, S.B. FINNEY, J. ORR, B.H. WELLS, John COLE, J.H. BURHANS and E.R.A. BRAINARD, all of Postville.
H. CAMPBELL, Castalia, J.C. COOLEY, of Elgin.
M. MURPHY, Morehead, Minn.
M.S. TEETER, & and E.J. DAILEY, of Luana.
Five of the above are new subscribers.
FOR SALE. A farm of 60 acres, 1 1/2 miles from town. Will be sold cheap. Apply to Dr. SHEPHERD, Postville.
Team for sale. A span of horses, harness and wagon. Time given if desired, with approved security. For further particulars apply to J. ELLIS.
Postville, Allamakee Co. Iowa
April 19, 1879.
DIED. Near Postville, on March 31st, of diphtheria, Carrie E. oldest daughter of Mrs. Maggie B. HAINES, aged 12 years and 3 months.