The Iowa State Register

Friday, October 16, 1885

The case of N. B. Colins vs. George Sheer was still on trial yesterday before Judge Given.

Elmira Wilson, for threatening to shoot and kill Vina McVey, was arrested and tried yesterday by Justice Eggleston, who discharged the defendant.

Justice Eggleston yesterday joined in the bonds of matrimony William T. McQueen and Emma A. Lane, both from the northern part of Polk County

D. M. Ward and Wm. Miller, carrying on a second hand store at East Second and Walnut, were charged with disturbing the public quiet, yesterday, and warrants of arrest issued.

The curtained store of Moore & Callahan on the East Side, was subjected to the scrutiny of the officers yesterday, and a whole keg of lager was hauled to Justice Eggleston’s court for confiscation.

Mr. C. F. Clarkson and brother, Mr. T. D. Clarkson, accompanied by Hon. John Russell, whose combined age is 209 years – 75, 70, and 64 – climbed to the lantern tower in the State Capital dome yesterday.

The State of Iowa vs. Perry Cummings for threatening to shoot one Seth Applegate, a case growing out of a horse trade, was heard by Justice Eggleston yesterday, and the defendant bound over to District Court in $500.

Peter Toner, a native of Ireland, was made a citizen of the United States yesterday.

Judge Given yesterday joined in the bonds of matrimony Mr. Henry Myers, of Maxwell, and Ellen Ellingswood, of Cambridge.

Marriage licenses were issued yesterday to William T. McQueen and Emma A. Lane, W. S. Sweatt and Nettie Hersey, William Zimmer and Anna Myers.

Died – October 15th, at 10:50, infant daughter of D. H. and Olive Leach. Funeral Friday morning at 9:30 from their residence, 320, corner Eight and Locust.

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