Before 23 April 1890 when it was reprinted in the Washington Press.
Keota Eagle--A number of young people from Washington were seen on our
streets Sabbath, and succeeded in attracting considerale attention.
Childen who do not know how to behave abroad, should be kept at
home,especially on the Sabbath.
following articles are all from the Keota Eagle of 21 January 1898)
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"Omer Singmaser went to Ottumwa Monday and purchased the finest colt he
ever bought he says. Weighs a thousand as an eight months old and is
clean and smooth. Omer brought him in Tuesday."
"The cob pipe factory in Washington is booming works fifteen men. It
seems to have got the better of its contemporary, the cigar shop, for
the latter factory has closed its doors. the cob pipe represents the
best phase of the vice of smoking--if there is any "bes phase" to such
a pernicious habit. The cob burns out before the pipe has a chance to
become so strong that its stench will upset an ordinary stomach at a
twelve pace and it is more economical than the 5 cent cigar. It never
has a chance to become saturated with deadly nicotine and while it may
not looks so aristocratic as a brier pipe or a meerschaum yet is is
more sanitary and cleanly, and cleanliness is next to godliness, you
know. All smokers ought to use cobs in the interests of society and
""Were glad to make the acquaintance of Joseph Wells Wednesday Sunday
School Missionary for Keokuk and Mahaska counties. He has just closed a
series of meetings at Talleyrand held for ten days in the Baptist
church. He reports several conversions as a result of his efforts, and
he has left a promising field for some able minister to take hold of."