April 25, 1877
FINE growing weather.
LINEN huck towels 12 1⁄2 cents each at Andrews’.
WHEAT brought $1.40 on our streets yesterday.
THE new books for our public library have not arrived yet.
AT Mrs. Milliman’s all the ladies get their Hats and Bonnets.
UNBLEACHED cotton, yard wide, 7 cents per yard, at Andrews’.
FOR wall paper, new and latest patterns, go to Wernli’s book store.
CAR load of Early Rose potatoes just received at F. Miller Co’s grocery.
BE sure and call on Wilson and have your Photo taken before he leaves.
AT Mrs. Milliman’s a New Style of Hat that will match every color of dress
SEE the advertisement of Blodget & Gifford, insurance agents, published
PERKINS, of the Sioux City Journal, has just taken a nine-pound associate
into his corps.
DO not neglect the babies, but go to Wilson’s and have a picture of them
before it is too late.
A FULL assortment of Summer Hats, nice Flowers, fresh and clean, just
received at Milliman’s.
DR. STANLEY occupied the Methodist pulpit last Sunday evening, preaching a
very interesting sermon.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is the auditor of Palo Alto county. Franklin was born on
the 17th of January, 1706.
ON Sunday last two wagons loaded with embryo money-kings, passed through our
village, enroute for the Black Hills.
WANTED.—Two hundred tame pigeons can be sold for a good price by applying to
Hart & Brossart, the Sixth street grocers.
NEXT week a party of gentlemen will leave this village for the Black Hills.
May everything that glistens prove to be gold.
Rev. Mr. Zimmerman, a colporteur, called upon us last Wednesday.
A. M. Andrews and wife spent several days last week with friends in Sioux
W. F. Allison, the druggist, who has been suffering for some weeks past from
congestion of the lungs, is rapidly improving.
Dan McDonald, deputy sheriff of Woodbury county, was in LeMars last Friday.
Dan has many friends among the boys of our village.
Morris Guheen, lately a freight conductor on the Central, has been promoted
to train-master. Morris is worthy of all the promotions that can be given
Alex. Donnan, a jolly boy from Fort Dodge, who sells machines, as it were,
was in LeMars last Saturday, his name appearing on the register of the Depot
QUITE A FALL
—Some time during last Thursday night a tramp named Lynch, who
had evidently been imbibing freely, mistaking the well near Amsden’s corner
for an outhouse where shelter could be had, entered therein, nor did he
discover his mistake until he pulled up at the bottom of the well, a
distance of thirty-five feet. In falling, Lynch pulled a number of bricks
down upon himself, which, added to his striking against the sides of the
well, gave him three severe cuts about the head. It is not known how long
the poor fellow remained in his perilous predicament, but possibly several
hours, as he was first seen early Friday morning walking around the streets
minus pantaloons and boots, and the blood streaming from the wounds on his
head. Squire Manahan furnished the unfortunate with such clothing as he
stood in need of, and he then repaired to Dr. Sanford’s office where his
wounds were carefully dressed. When the well was examined the pantaloons
and boots were found sticking in the mud, they having been taken off by
Lynch so that he might climb from the well. How the fellow escaped death is