News: The Clark
Republican and Press 9-9-1886
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 9-9-1886
On the 30th of August, near Nasonville, Verne Nason, and a young man named Peck, killed three bears, and it was not a very good day for bears, either. They are regular Nimrods with the gun.
The destruction of Charleston, South Carolina, by an earthquake, reminds uf a speech of Mrs. Randall in 1861, in which occurs the following: "The war commenced where Charleston is: it should end where Charleston was." God grant that the war is now ended, and that we shall hear no more of the "bloody shirt" by howling politicians.
W. S. Colburn & Co. have penned a Flour and Fred Store in the old post office building on Main street, and are prepared to fill all orders left at that place for flour, meal, buckwheat flour, ground fee, or any kind of feed usually kept at a first-class flour and feed store. All orders in the city limits will be filled and delivered promptly, without extra charge.
The officers of the Lynn Mutual Insurance Company on Wednesday last adjusted the lo9sses of Harmon Allen and Norman Halleck, of the town of York, and fixed the amount at $750 each. Their barns were burnt on the 20th of Aug., being struck by lightning. Halleck lost his barn and his entire crop of hay and grain, and his entire loss above insurance is about $450. Allen lost his barn and hay about 20 tons and most of his grain; he saved about 300 bushels of oats but in a damaged state. His loss above insurance was about $450. In the same storm a German by the name of Dun, living west of the river lost a pair of steers. They were worth about $40; adjusted at $34. The officers levied an assessment of 3 mills on a dollar to pay the losses.
YORK LISPINGS: Mr. Huyek and lady have just returned from a very pleasant visit in Dakota. They seem glad to get back.
Mr. Adin Gibson, of Reinbeck, Iowa, has been the guest of S. D. Gibson for the past two weeks. He says the crops are better here than there, on account of the drought. Mr. Samuel Gibson accompanied him on his return trip. He intend’s spending a few weeks in Iowa.
C. M. Campbell ahs bought the residence formerly owned by Samuel Gilbson.
Mrs. Lindsley is very sick. We hope she will soon be able to be about.
Mrs. Clyde Smith is reported very sick.
Mr. Fisher is about to rebuild the barn, with the help of kind neighbors, that was burned by lightning.
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