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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

CHAPTE R V - C O N T I X U E D . *'Let me correct your mistake, sir,',' in- terrupted Ivan. \"It i.- not dalliance on m y part.. 1 seek to make Rachel Arama m y wife.\" His father leaned back in his chair aghast. The power of speech was almost taken from him by this daring andstartling announce- ment. \"Now do I know that you are mad,\" he rie Et last. \"No, I am not mad, father.\" \"Belter ten thousand times for you that you were,\" said his father fiercely, \"for then would 1 pity you. But since you are not mad you are dangerous. Know you, sir, that were you to bring a Jewess into m y family I should feel that we were con- taminated, tainted, and accursed, even as the whole Jewish race is accursed. No, Ivan Alexiefl', this-lbing shall not bo while an oubliette remains in St. Peter and Paul.\" A perceptible look of concern swept over Ivan's face, and it did not escape his lath- er's keen eyes. The youth had not thought until that \"moment that-his father would push his power to suc...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
Source: Door County Library
Country/State of Publication: Wisconsin, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

DOOR MJNTY DEMOCRAT. Entered at the postoMee at Sturgeon Jiay, as second claM matter. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY FINNE Y 8c 8 H E P A R D , Editors and Proprietors. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1.50 PBR YEAR. SPECIAL NOTICE. All persons addressing communications to the DOOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT, will please address the publishers and not the paper alone. Always address as follows: PTOJJEY & SHEPARD. Publishers, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. STURGEON RAY. WIS., AUG. 12,185)3. EDITORIAL. 'WHEUE is the postoftico in Door County, named (ribraltur? Will the Democratic (?) correspondent of the Advocate please advise. T H E people of Chicago have at last been forced to fee! ashamed of the Mid- way Oriental dances. That fact cer- tainly ought to convince tiie world at large that tin performances in question arc Indeed questionable. TlIEHE is now nearly SIOUWO.OOO in the U. S. treasury reserve fund. Brave Grover Cleveland knew what lie waslong about when he put his hand into that reserve fund, and ended the bluff game...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

NlftRINE. The Wilber, a neat and speedy little steam yacht, owned by a Mr. Wilber, of Chicago, arrived in port on Thurs- day morning, and remained several hours. The gospel yacht Liberty, Capt. Peter- son, was in port this week. She had lieen visiting the towns in the northern \" • part of the peninsula, and was on hex- way south. The tug Spalding left for Milwaukee on Friday with two scowloads of stone. The Spaldihg has been provided with a brand new 8 inch hawser about 600 feet long. The I. N. Foster, Capt. Packard,' master, secured a charter from the Detroit Lumber Co., at Menominee, on Wednesday and departed the same evening for that port. The schooner, Lily Ammiot, Gapt. Haskins, engaged in carryiug between Menominee and this port, arrived Wednesday morning with a cargo for N. S. Washburn & Co. The steambarge Pewaukee passed through Monday evening with the larg? est cargo of lumber she has evercarriedw 530,000 feet. The deck load reached fourteen or fifteen feet above the b...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

0UEEURALE1ADEES. SOMETHING HEBE THAT WILL INTEREST THEM. J\"oa Convenient Steplndders— Modedn Methods' In Farming — Experiments In Wheat Culture — Instructive Points on •Farm Law—Hand Garden I'low. Stepladders for 1'lcklng Fruit. The ladders shown here a r c / s o plainly illustrated as to render de- scription almost unnecessary. The first is made of two 6 inch -fence boards about 7 feet long and two ' milk, or water if milk cannot be pro fcon$ fertilizers gave little or no in- crease on the station grounds,,.but-to Southern Illinois stable manure pro- duced a marked effect, arid other fer- tilizers sufficient yields to make fur- ther trials advisable. There was a constant increase in yield and size.of berry from th e earliest to the latest cutting, the latest being dead ripe, and t h a t dried in the shade with the head on the straw exceeded tha t dried in the sun. Food tor Fall Pigs. ' Ground oats is by no means bad feed for pigs but it should not be given dry it is better, as bei...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

MURDER AT NADEAU. An Italian Miner Found with a Bullet inHis Head. N A D E A U, Mich., Aug. 7.—The bod y of a n Italian m i n e r wa s found Saturday o n t h e kiln trac k a t C a n e y , a email tow n o n e mile sout h of h e r e . I t iB undoubt - edl y a case of m u r d e r . W h e n t h e m a n was found h e was lyin g face d o w n , with b o t h h a n d s i n hi s pocket s an d w h e n e x a m i n e d i t wa s found tha t h e wa s s h o t in t h e forehead . H e wa s see n Fridav in c o m p a n y with tw o o t h e r Italians, b u t . h i s comrade s could n o t h e found. Thi s is t h e secon d m u r d e r in Cane y in - side of a m o n t h . IRON MINE S CLOSED DOWN . Business o n th e Mesaba Rang e Almost a t a Standstill. 4 P U M T T H, Minn. , Aug . 7.—The tight time s t h a t hav e b e e n i n progress on t h e iron range s of Michigan a n d Wisconsin for som e t i m e , h a v e begu n a t t h e ne w Mesaba Range . Saturda y night only si x of t h e larger m i n e s o n t h...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 12 August 1893

iftmfcGOUNTYw | titled to is $321.80. After comparing {the assets and liabilities of the Com- ••-'•.\"••..•••.HNIOiN.::~..' I paiiy, itwa s ascertained that if all out- The rafting of the bard wood logs| S taiiding moneys due the Co. were in, gotten out on Whiteside's landing was j | t w o n M notb e necessary to make an completed last Saturday. assessment, %heref ore ail of those who GarrettMoore of Tornado was on our] *n w themselves to be indebted to the streets several days last week attending \\ Co. in any way, had better get a hustle to his machine business. o n themselves* and ante up as soon as ., 'possible. Ed. Lalnzerne didn't go to jail as j Q ^ m r m D l B E C T O K g . mentioned in last week's issue. He j • _,. ..u....... . paid the damages and was discharged. , tyiTH THfc S T A TE P R E S S. William Gerondal and Antone Charles) What has become of the tariff are building\" new bouses and Dezerie j MeKinley law puts on wheat to protect Boulanger is putting up a large dan...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

VOL. I. aiii STURGEON BAY, WIS., SATURDAY, AUG. 19, 1893. NO. 30. SPECIAL COLUMN. Advertisements under th U head will be inserted for two cents per line each insertion. FOR SALE.—Heavy work hoi se. very cheap Enquire of Harry Fairehild. NEW GOfU. DOCK. LEATHKM Jfc SMITH AGAIN TO TUE FRONT. every kino, of job printing, neutlv. and promptly and at reasonable rates. Send vour orders to this office. WANTED—EverybodeyitnoDoowcountthteobestt kno that and cheapest plac r y ye Job Printing is at this office. Send your'orders. hand r i church, or of Dr. R. L. Cook FOR SALE.-Second very cheap. Enquire e of pastor of-if. FOUND.—A cents' watch. Owner will call, prove ownership, pay for advertising, and take the property. Harry Fairehild. F.. OR SALE.—A one horse power engine and one and one half horse power boiler, in good working order. Call at this office. FOR EXCHANGE—Good improved farm in town of Ejrg Harbor, for good city property, either with or without improvements. Address Louis Fritseh...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

DOOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT. STURGEON BAY. W I S . H K N E Y & S H E P A E D .- Publishers. MANY HOUSES IN RUINS. fire Minneapolis Causes a Million Dollars. Mi.v'NKAi'ous, Minn., AUK. lat.e vesterdav cause.d a loss THE FINANCIAL SITUATION. OPENING OF THE STRIP. Loss of a Showing Made, by thecBank Statement for tfio Week. 14.—Fir TWENTY CASES OF CHOLERA. The Piasue Spreading Among Italians'en .Swinburne Island. X K W Y O R K , A u g . 1 - . — T t t \" d e a t h s f r o m c h o l e r a o w i f n l n't m i d n i g h t in t h e h o s p i t a l o n S w i n b u r n e i s l a n d . T h e d e a d a r c : FKANCI.M.O M O I . A, u:(.' -T years. M.UUAN'O KIIU.UAM, iif.'i-.I: T h e i r r e m a i n s w o r e ii f o r e d a y b r e a k . Ik-fore n folloWUl g SUSpCCtS Wf-rf' Swinburne Island for ob treatment: F K A M I S I .1 Ci.i'.vo, '/-d .\".I year-. ' 1'I:AN I S . \" IdiNAi \\. ii.ucii oJ j'i'.tra. l'i:.\\.eisc «JA!(PI.A, it^ci: M sears . 1'AOI.O M A W A M , aud i _'T yours. • A J I E U I ».«.n...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

SPORTING NOTES. Much interest is being taken in the selection of' officers of the 'Wisconsin ' • Divipiou League of American Wheel- ' men which will be decided during the state meet at Uippn this month. \\V. 1,. Kimonds. the present eliief consul of the Wisconsin division, has decided to re- sign the position. Mr. Siiiionds has been one of tho most earnest workers the league ever had, but he thinks it would, benefit the organization to put new blood into it aijd for that reason ho lias decided to retire from office. The ! selection of a successor to Mr. Sintonds '• has aiready. created a stir in cycling i .circles throughout the state and many I names have been mentioned in eon- ! nection with it. Local wheelmen are of the opinion that soine person outside ' of Milwaukee should have the otlice and many of them have suggested : •'.Irvin F. Strauss, ciiairman of the board | of control of the Ripon Cycling Chili. : Mr. Strauss has been interested in the : welfare of the league (or seve...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

DOOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT. Entered at the potloMce at Sturgeon, May, at second class matter. PUBLISHED WEEKLV BY P I N N E Y & 8 H E P A R D . Editor* and Proprietor*. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, *f.50 PBR~VBAIR? SPECIAL XOTJCB. All persons . nUdrcRsine communications to the Doou COUNTY DEMOCKAT, will please address the publishers and not the paper alone. Always address as follows: ' PrNjfEY & SHBPAHD. Pablisbers. Sturgeon Bay, Wis. STURGEON BAY. WIS., AUG. 19,1893. EDITORIAL. MANY factories recently closed down are resuming1 operations, which means the first, step towards resumption of business generally. \"ABSOLUTE fret trade,'' says the . \"official\" • calamity howler of Door County, \"is the platform of the Demo- cratic party.\" We suggest that the edi- tor read the platform, say it again, and then haul down lii.s llag, and confess to willful falsehood. T HE Advocate says: \"The republican party has been the friend of the silver miner, as of the farmer and the manu- facturer who giv...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

:f8% MODEL HOG HOUSE. It Can B e Built for a Trifle Over Two Hundred Dollars. Th e accompanying' illustration shows the floor plan of a ho g house which I have used t w o years. Th e building is entirely of pine lumber. Th e sills are 6x6 inches floor joist, 2xS inches floor, lj^-inch board. T w o extra sills are laid nearly under the alley partitions and entend th e whole length of th e building. These are not mortised into th e en d sills, but are laid under them, supporting the floor joist in th e center, and th e whol e rests o n blocks of stone. r-, jj= BUB : Y w. Y Y 11 1 Y ?m m II I® W M W: pEmfclvtes^and ends are boarded upright liwidbattened wit h 8-inch battens. Th e '[toot'ia made of grooved rboflng an d 0- finch battens. Th e walls inside ar e lined tip %M feet for warmth. T,he building is 56 feet long and -JO feet wide. A i s steam generator, U B B barrels for wate r an d cooked feed, P pens 8x10 feet, Y yards. Th e 5 pens o n the south side are divided by partly movab...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Country/State of Publication: Wisconsin, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

\"Aye* drive us out of Russia,\" answered Aaron, \"and your strength will be gone. •Driven* out of Utrswin, and Russia itself xvill go to piece*. '1 he 'lay that sees an ex- odus of my people from this country will be a fatal \"duy for fftmla. I speak it. Give heed to ruy words, for the despised Jew is H u l a ' s strength.\" H e had become a little excited, an d his eyes glowed as if with the light of prophecy, and his vigilance boing for the moment re- laxed, Rkavroiislty made a snatch for the pistol, but missed securing it. Displaying terror for the first time, Rachel, thinkin g perhaps, that her Jathnr hadjost the weap- on, sprang in (rout of him as if to protect him. It wai .Skavronaky'a opportunity, and darting forward, ho seized tier round •-•'» th e waist, intending to carry her off. But Aaron hesitated not. now that outrage wan Offered to j.i* beloved child, and ho sped a • bullet through theruflians head. Without aery , the fellow threw up his arms and ••\".'•• /ell back ...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

EEALEURALREADING A DEPARTMENT FOR OUR LOCAL AGRICULTURISTS. Hon: Productiveness May, be largel y In- c r e a s e d - A Home-iuade Roaill Scraper— Farmers Not Business Men—The Price of Horses—General Far m Matters, Increasing Productiveness, I t i s believe d t h a t o n e fruitfu l m e a n s of p r o d u c t i v e n e s s i s t h e fer- tilit y of t h e soil, b u t t h i s is n o t t h e only m e a n s , a fac t w h i c h shoul d al - way s b e b o r n e i n m i n d i n t h e selec- i tio n of seed, a n d affords a Rood reaso n j wh y e a c h f a r m e r should , s o fa r a s possible, save hi s o w n seed a n d t h u s k n o w s o m e t h i n g r e g a r d i n g it . Mr. Goff, t h e h o r t i c u l t u r i s t of t h e N e w Y o r k A g r i c u l t u r a l E x p e r i m e n t Sta - tio n a t Geneva , h a s found, a s a re - sTuil of a series of tests, t h a t t h e pro- d u c t i v e n e s s of a n y s t r a i n of p o t a t o e s can b e m a t e r i a l l y increase d b y t h e c ...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Country/State of Publication: Wisconsin, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 19 August 1893

1H THE COUNTY, •.•••' U N I O N . •• Mrs. August Conard is on the sick list with Dr. LaFortune in attendance. There were tw o runaways last Sun- day evening, the rigs of E. B. Wood and Thos. H . Whiteside. Hon . H . H . Fuller, of Forestville, wa s on ou r streets a few days last week attending to his machinery business. Miss Bridgie Moore and Annie White- side were in attendance at the teacher's institute and examination at Sturgeon \" Ba y last week ami the fore part of this week. Pierre Janquet, one of the old pio- neers of this town, died last Saturday at the Colignon Hotel in Sturgeon Bay, where he Was taken for the purpose of receiving medical treatment from Dr. Dechense. Hi s remains were brought home Saturday night and the burial took place from St. Mary's Church on Monday forenoon, with the largest eon course of people that ever assembled at a funeral in this town. Th e old gentle- man wa s well advanced in years, being away in the seventies. H e settled here forty years ag...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

VOL. t STURGEON BAY, WIS., SATURDAY, AUG. 20, .1893. NO. 31. SPECIAL COLUMN. Advertisements under tW-i head will b e Inserted for tw o o u t s per line -earli insertion. • « f AXTED.—Exerybody to l:uo-.r that we do » » every kinu of job crintintf, neatly, and promptly and at reasonable rules. Kend your orders to this ofl'.ce. FOK SALE.—Second hand church' orpac, very cheap. Enquire of p :,stor. of ! E. church, or of Dr. li. L, Cook. ' • WANTED—Everyplaceyito tod i and enow that the best ,ipest n Door county to set ,iob Printing is at this office. Send your orders. \"pOUND.—A cents\" wale Owner will'call. prove ownership, pay tor advertising, and take the property. Harry Fairehilcl. \"pOH SALE. one horse power engine and one anil one half horse power boiler., in (rood working order. Call at this office.-\" .\" WANTED.—To buy a good heavy wortt team. Bring animals and enquire of Henry Kohde, towiiof Sevastopol, or address Sturgeon Bay, Wis. ,-,-- ••*••\":'. town of Eg« Harbor, for...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

1J00B COUNTY DEMOCRAT. 1GIVEN A M A E I A L WELC0ME- STURGEON BAY, W I S . HNfflBY&SHEPABD - Publishers. WANTED IN-MARINETTE, Plnkerton's Statement Regarding the St. Paul Bank Thieves. ST. PADL, Minn., Aug. 19.—Three of tbe m.cn who participated in the rob- bery of the $5,000 gold bag last'Monday are now undsr arrest, and the detectives expect eoon to capture the other two. Two of the three •under the arrest—Floury and Howard—are now in St. i'auf and the third is in Chicago, where be waH cap- tured last evening. William l'inkerton reached St. Paul early this morning with Fleury, alias George Harvey, who is supposed to he the. principal'in the robbery. The third arrest, was John, alias Charles, Meigs, on whose person $750 was found. Mr. Pinkerton says he oelievea the gang of Knglish crooks who stole the $5,000 from .Messenger harens, of the Merchants' National Hank, are the same men who eight or nine daj'8 •ago robbed a bank at Marinette, Wis., of $5,000. The robbery was committe...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

CRISP'S APPOINTMENTS MADE. STEEPS OF THE BLUEST BLOOD , Springer no Longer, at the Head cf the Committee on Ways and Meajis.. WASHINGTON, 1). C , Aug. 21.—Speaker Crisp to-day announced the standing committees of the House. Mr. Springer, of Illinois, is no longer at th e head of '.:-the committee on'ways and means, be- ing succeeded by Representative Wil- son, of Wes t Virginia Springer is at the head of the committee o n banking an d currency and Bland, of Missouri, retains his old place a s chairman of the committee o n coinage, weights an d measures. Speaker Crisp ha s given Wisconsin member s tolerably fair recognition., Messrs. Barnes and\" Ilaugen drew good prizes, th e former getting the coveted place o n h e r s an d harbors, a h assignment much desired „ bv him. Ilaugen wanted the ways :.':,'• a n d means committee, but got banking and currency, which is nex t best thing in view of the pending finan- cial legislation. Th e .Speaker squared himself with Barwig and Briekner b...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

I)OOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT. Enttred at the. poslotflce at Sturgeon Bay, as Kecpnd.claa matter. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY F I N N E Y & S H E P A R D , Killtors an d Proprietors. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, S1.50 PER YEAR. SPECIAL NOTICE. All persons addressing communications to the DOOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT, will please address the publishers ami not the paper alone. Always address as follows: FINNEY & SHEPAIID, Publishers, Sturgeon Kay, Wis. tain to find it. Put your money back into the banks and stop the failures of those necessary adjuncts, to suceess- Meu have voted wroulg on the .silver question itself, and afterward risen to places of honor an d trust. But thethieson full business enterprises, and at the | man who votes wrong on it at Washing- ton this month should call on the moun- tains to cover him. He will have signed his political death warrant.— Fond du Lac Eeporter. - STURGEON BAY, WIS., AUG. 26. 18)3 EDITORIftL. T H E JVCM Era, of Kewaunee, has entered upon its third year. It is a new...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

FOR How l.oti: SHEEP s RAISERS. HOUSE FOR HOGS. It Has Movable Partition* aad Corn Cribs Under Same Koof. The illustration presented herewith shows the plan of the interior of my hog house. Iu addition to sheltering pig's it has two cribs for corn. The buildiug is 30x4S feet, and is divided as follows: Two feeding floors,' 2 corn cribs, an alley way and two rows of pig pens. The feeding floors, F L, are. 8x48 feet. The alley, A, is 4 feet wide and runs the full length of the building, separating the two rows of pens and the corn cribs. The cribs, CR, are. 8x16 feet and arranged so grain can be thrown from them into the alley, for feeding in the troughs or, .upon the feeding floors when wanted there. Pens for pigs are shown a t I* in- tile cut They are divi-.led by movublepartitipnji, represented by the dotted libxjs- inttie figure, irito pens 4x8 feet'^hV'^d^rat the rear of each.of tliam oparis 6n .thei feeding floor. Movable partitions caii be made and placed acTOas 'tliese, flopyg...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Door County Democrat 1893-1918 — 26 August 1893

anJEBM BY MOBMOIS • TORY OF TH E M O U N T A I N MEADOW MASSACRE. Clow One Hundred and Twenty Emigrants Men, Women and Children, Were De- ceived and Slaughtered at the Instance of the Mormon Church, A Tale of Blood. After the assassination of the Mor- mon prophet, Joseph Smith, and his brother Hyrum, while confined in the jail at Carthago, 111., on the 27th day of Juno, 1844, the followers of the iprophet, owing to the undue amount of prejudice and hatred that existed against them, wero compelled to leave their homos in Illinois and Missouri and seek an abiding place in a more re- mote- party of the country. On leaving Nauvoo they had not determined where to go, but their destination pointed ,westward. After a thorough investi- gation, it was decided to settle in tho. •great Salt Lake Basin, where they,are presiding at tho present day. 1 hero /they at once commonced tho building up of one of the most remarkable and ^powerful colonics of modern times. ,-iThelr proselytes amounted to ...

Publication Title: Door County Democrat 1893-1918
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