Saturday, January 16, 2010

Local Matters

ERSKINE is selling ready-made clothing very low for cash. He has a very fine stock of cassimeres, vestings and furnishing which he offers cheap.

REMOVED. – The office of the City Marshal has been removed to the Council Chamber, where that officer may be found during business hours.

THE MUDDIEST STREET IN TOWN. – Fourth street east of Perry, is the muddiest street in town. Every one of us on that street should be taxed to have it graveled and gutters paved.

IRA COOK, ESQ., an old settler of Scott county, but who some years since removed to Des Moines, is about to take up his residence at Washington City. He has resigned the Mayorality of Des Moines with that object in view.

New dress goods received at Wadsworth’s. For the latest styles, for the most fasionalbe goods, for goods of the best quality, for goods at the lowest prices, call at Wadsworth’s. No inferior or second class goods sold for the best.

SHIPMENTS BY RAILROAD. – The shipments by railroad from this place for the last two weeks were: 1,508 bbls. Flour; 1,600 bu. Wheat; 6,600 bu. Barley; 110 [tons] bran; 881 sks. Malt; 400 bu. Potatoes; 36,000 lbs. tallow; 67,320 lbs. lard; 135,950 lbs. cut meat; 2,0606 lbs. hides; 25 live hogs.

DEATH OF AN OLD SETLER. – Mr. David Barry, whose death is this morning announced, although a young man, is one of the oldest residents of the county. He was brought here by his parents in the summer of 1837, before he was six months old, and has resided here ever since. His parents are both dead, and he leaves a wife and child to lament his loss.

ANOTHER CONCERT. – The Davenport Musical Union; a company of amateurs, comprising a majority of the best singers in davenport and vicinity are now rehearsing preparatory to giving a concert, in which they are to be assisted by the Davenport Orchestral Society, Miss Dutton, the juvenile pianist, Miss Hirschl, the youthful violinist, and several talented amateur vocalists. They promise a greater variety than has ever before been given to a Davenport audience. Have your quarters ready in about two weeks.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday Morning, April 22, 1862, p. 1

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