Miscellaneous notices

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The Iowa North West: March 14, 1865

For Sale. – A pair of good young horses, wagon and harness. Inquire at Mr. Kent’s. J.H. Gue.

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Died, In Fort Dodge, March 7th, 1865, Sallie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Humphreys, aged fifteen months.

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Sickness. -There is an uncommon amount of sickness amoung (sic) the chidren in this vicinity. The prevailing complaints are scarlet rash, fevers and mumps.

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Mr. Baum, who has just returned from the East, informs us that the passenger train on the Cedar Rapids road ran off the track near Bertram on Saturday, causing a bad smash up, but that no one was injured.

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Weather. – March has “come in like a lion,” with roaring, howling storms, and biting frotsts. The mercury has been below zero oftener for the first ten days of the month than in any period of the same length, during the Winter.

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New Doctor. – Dr. Wm. Allen, late of Des Moines, has taken up his residence in our town and entered upon the practice of medicine, as will be seen by his card in another column. He is an experienced physician, and is getting a large practice for the short time he has been here.

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