MR. VALENTINE HOUPT left Maquoketa, Jackson county, Iowa, on the 9th day of October last, for Meadville, Crawford county, Pa - Was last heard from at Rock Island on the 10th, where he purchased his ticket. Since that time all efforts to ascertain his whereabouts have failed.
Mr. Houpt was 82 years old, in height about five feet 3 inches; had on a black dress coat some worn, black fur hat, was quite active for one of his age; some deaf, and was partially blind. It is feared that he is not living or that he has been foully dealt with.
Editors of Newspaper along the different lines of Railroad will confer a special favor and liberally rewarded by giving this notice an insertion and forwarding any information by which he can be found.
Maquoketa, Jackson county, Iowa