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The Postvillc Weekly Review POSTVILLE, SAT'DAY, AUG 18. W. N.BTJRDIGK,Editor. Entered at the Postofflceat Postcille as leond-ctast Matter. iREPTJBLIOAN STATE TICKET. For Governor, HIRAM C. WHEKLEU, of Sno Con 11 ty. For Mcnlonnnl Governor, GEO. VAN HOUTKN, of Tnjlor County. For Supreme Jndgu, S. M. WEAVER, of Hiinlin County. For Supt. Public Instruction, HENRY SARIN, of Clluton County. 1'or Railway Commissioner, FRANK T. CAMPHKU,, of Jasper County. SENSIBLE WORDS. Wo always like to glvo credit where credit is due, no matter who the man is or to whnt party lie belongs M. II. Moore, of Dubuque, was a grcenbackor when there was such an organization, and we judge now favors what is termed the people's party or the allianca. He had a letter in Calamity Woller's paper last week on the subject of tho tariff which contains just as much good sense ns if it had been in any other paper, and wc glvo tho following extract: "I know very woll that tho United Stales cannot pay double the price for labor and capital that England and Germany pays, and tlic& sell in tho name markets that they do nnd compote successfully. Those that deny that labor and interest are about double here, deny what reliable statistics provo. In this respact the free traders ate on a par with the man who thinks lie can whip two men of his own ni/.o ami strength. That we are and can continue to be superior in machinery aud skill is a delusivo Idea. Eveti the "Heathen Chitiua" is able to steal or imitate all our cunning. For a time our manufacturers limy liavo a temporary advantage by tho invention of new machinery, operated FROM GOV. HOIKS' NEW YORK BANQUET SPEECH ON CORN RAISING IN IOWA, IN WHICH HE STATED THAT THE ENTIRE VALUE OF THE CROP WHEN MARKETED HAD AVERAGED FOR FIVE YEARS SIXTY-SEVEN CENTS AN ACRE LESS THAN THE ACTUAL COST OP PRODUCTION. "THE ACTUAL COST OP PRODUCING THIS CEREAL, THE MOST PROFITABLE OF ALL THAT ARE RAISED WITHIN THAT STATE, HAS, DURING THE SAME PERIOD, EXCEEDED THE ENTIRE VALUE OF THE CROP WHEN HARVESTED, SAYING NOTHING WHATEVER OP INCOME PROM THE CAPITAL INVESTED IN THE LAND REQUIRED TO PRODUCE IT." "WHAT IS TRUE OP THE PRODUCTION OP CORN IN IOWA IS EQUALLY TRUE OF ALL THE GREAT STAPLES RAISED ON HER FARMS." THE BEAROE DEFICIT. Tho Dubuque Herald, through u Waukon correspondent, mid Inter tho Waukon Democrat, publishes tho fact of an apparent deficit in tho. accounts of ex-olcrk, L. M. Benroe, of this county. It has boon known for a long time that the matter wns being investigated and that probably there would bo found to be a large dolieil. Tho pnpers of the county have wisely refrained from mentioning it uutll tho time arrived •when tho keeping of it secret longer would look like collusion and it is well Hint it now be ninda public and the matter sifted to tho bottom. It is not a kindness to either Mr. Bearer, his bondsmen, or tho republican party to palliate or condone tho offense. It, now stands Mr. Bearco in hand to mako a •clean breast of tho matter nnd at least show whero the money has gono nnd iunko reparation so far ns possible. He must know what has become of ihu money and his bondsmen at least, have a right to know. Wo bolievo no monitor of tho republican party will sook to soroou, cover up or exouso tho shortage; and if thoro Is anything criminal In the enso they will demand that It bo prosecuted to tho fullest extent. Dofnl- catlouH in office must bo made odious, no matter who or what pnrty is implicated. "Lol'tio guilty man cseapo." in this connection we wish to saddle tho full measuro of blumo on the board of supervisors for dirclictlon of duty in failti.g to mako .full annual settlement with all tho county officors, as tho law directs. In this onso it seems tho county will loso tho bulk of tho money unless Mr, Boavoo is ablo to mako it good, as tho boudsmon cannot bo hold onl) for tho terms In which thoy worn on tho bond, and It Is doubtful if thoy can bo'hold for ratro than ono year's doflclouoy, as tho supervisors failed in thoir duty. Another thing. This should forovor pnt n Btop to tho election of any man, to any office, in any party, moro than two terms. Safety lias In Bhort tonus of olllco. It is Incumbents long in efllco whoro defalcations nro usually found. Wo favor a two torra 11*11, nnd shall work to that oud. iigu lire 'SUNDAY NIGHT." IT is not to be oxpoctud that such it statement us tho following from tho St. Louis stamping company will put an end to tho outrageous misrepresentations of the tin plate liar, but it will servo as au oilloirl refutation of his slsindor and n souroo of information to tho gonoval roador: "Our present mills employ nearly 400 hands, tho majority of whom avo willing sheet iron for tin plate. Nearly 98 per cent, of tho making of tin plates is in rolling the iron. If the free traders only knew a little more about what they talk of thoy would be wiser and s»y less; for the wore-they say now the more they will havo to "eat crow 1 ' as timegoos on. Our new tin plate mill of 600 boxes dally capacity is now completed nnd will be in running ordor \h a tow weeks. This will inoronso tho force to over 600 men, All the tin ; pontes >yo are now malting wo are turn- -ing Into tbo manufaoUiro uf regular lines of linware, When HIP. now mill is . • iftjder .way we expect tp have some • plate tor the market, kater an it Is fror Intention to erect • mill of 2000 or 2600dally capacity. iWe.nro eootend- lite with and wpeot -ta^atre to contend iwith (Wl sort* Qi wUr^prttsenlfttlons apg lututementv nod. aawuvlght lies, but -n.wiUMbt jprotent our, mills 2<e0, ilD/r pr keep/iiiir Ho phy^^, the W«~ WMHIIM to mm capital will buy the machines and It the exprrts to train cheaper men for tho work. The McKinlcy tariff bill Is tho result of a compromise among all grades of protectionists. All the men who vote for a bill cannot gut their exact ideas in it. Senator Plumb, of Kansas, refused to vote with Ids party for it. Col. Henderson, of Dubuque, niailo a most valiant light for a iiiodilientic.il of sonic of its features, but voted for it rather tlinn lose the sugar clause and tho other 109 articles thai are admitted free. I think myself tho UivltY on tin is a little too radical. I thought tho same when the tariff of $'27.i>Q per ton was placed on steel rails, but experience proved it tho wisest movement aver made in the United Slates in behalf of protection. I predict that inside of live years wo shall make more tin plate than we import, and in ten years imports will be unknown and prices low. Wales imports half her tin. Wo will import it direct to tho United Slates and save hnndliug thoro, until our own mines are developed. In three-fourths of the cases, tho taxes added by the McKinlcy bill arc upon articles almost exclusively of home manufacture, and not llio slightest ndvaiico in price has occurred. The farmers have already received live or ten times ns much in tho -Advance of their produce, as llicy have paid extra on goods." A SHOUT timo ago we called down the anathemas of Cong. Ilntler by stating that at ono time ho had been a republican, a prohibitionist, etc. Wo gave him tho benefit of his denial, and were glad to do so. But tho Manchester Press took the matter up and indicated that lie had protended to be a republican during his residence in Delaware county. Mr. Butler again made a denial of ever having been a republican and the Press last week says: "Walt. It. Butler denies that he was ever a republican. Tho Press nevir said ho was. Wo don't believe he over was But that in 1871) nnd 'HO lie pretended to bo one, there are plentv of good men here in Manchester renily to testify. Ho tulkutt republicanism, and beforo nnd during the national convention in 1880, ho was loud in ndvounuj of tins nomination of John Sherman as the candidate for pieshlcnt. Whether ho ever voted a republican ticket, is of course, uncortain. > Nothing can bo known about it, by any statement ho may mako. A man who was tho foremost stumper in Delaware county for tho prohibitory amendment, and could then consent to he temporary chairman of such a convention as that at Olliuu- wa, aud make such a speech as ho made thoro, is not to be boliovod under any circumstances. Nobody who knows him here, except porhnps a fow of tho samo stripe, would glvo tho least credence to anything ho might say." LIVELY TIMES AHEAD. (Miunonpclls Tribune] Tho atlompt to hold bnck prosperity will fail. The persons or circumstances or conditions Unit aro aiming to do this will miss their hold mid fall into tho slough. Whon tho earth makes up its mind to bo lavishly bountiful,—when tho Holds" bow beneath''tho weight of thoit own riches, when the hills resound with cadences of unnumbered Hooks nnd hords, and tho mines glitter with newly developed wealth that scorns oxhniistless—ovon tho timid grow strong and capital braoos up In spito of itself. Usually wo bow to Wall street. This your Wall street must bow to tho troiisuro houses of tho norlhwost and banish its foars. Tim liat for a prosperous year has gone forth. The dooreo is Issuod by nature and is stronger than the bourso or tho stock exchange. It is timo to get Into the wagon and go ahoiul. PARROTS ARE SHY. The Hoat Gnrrutoua UlriL on Earth— BliyUeforo Furclmoor.1. People ox poo t to ooraa Into a bird store and open up a conversation with a parrot off hand. They fail, and then mako up their minds that tho parrot Is worthless. This will apply to tho majority of people. They do not glvo tho bird'credit for the IntolUgenoe It actually possesses. There aro parrot* In St. Louis valued at from $60 to $100 that will not bo coaxed into conversation with a stranger, and yot thoy aro among the beat talkers extant. The birds often refuse to "porform" when there are purbhasors looking on, but onoe the store Is cleared of peoplo they will chatter away as though their very life depended on thole bolng heard. The majority of parrots will take to a girl or woman much quicker than to one of the sterner sex. DKsrrres the alleged unpvoiUabloness of farming, Governor Boies has not yet disposed of his four or live square miles of Iowa lands, nor has ho reduced tho rental he has been charging to his pool- tenants, whp, according to his statistics, have been suffering heavy losses all these years. As a sagacious business roan the governor ought to take ndvaotago ot tho vooout advance in prices nnd dispose of his farms; or as a humane man, sympathizing with the woes of the oppressed farmers, he 'night to reduce the rent of his memorial estates. That Is. If ho really believes what ho has been saying,— Intor Ocean, . I'm Atlantic Telegraph calls attt n- tipn tq the'fact that .during tlie, Cleyo,- lan,U .adn)Jnlstratlotj , ''l'l\o Vbfanketa'tor tbS WW yitoffij$$% England; \ui WW rnmeni .payjng f^' each,', ''J'be " t:r)»ofl' s adro|nUtj'(»l|,«n. l)*8>juat,oop ml "Far out of sight, while sorrows still enfold ns, Lies the fair country where our hearts abide; And of its bliss is naught more wondrous told us Than these few words, '1 shall be satisfied.' *' We do not know tho author of the above stanza, but ho or she, as the ease may be, has solved the whole problem of happiness and heaven. Kren in this lifo tho philosopher's stone is found embedded in contentment. Wc all know this, and still wo persistently refuse to bo satisfied. Tho great bulk of us who, with our families, enjoy reasonably good health and are ablo to procure the necessaries of life arc in tho host position possible to be contented, and still wc refuse the boon. Wo llnd, when wo meet success in tho labors of to-day, which, in the morning, seemed to be nil that we desired, that the mind has already mapped out a program for tho morrow that must be as faithfully and successfully carried out M was that of to-d:iy to insure a contented mind. And thus, day after day and year; nftor year wo are atriviug for tho unattainable—contentment. The fact that wo never more than partially attain It is oyidence that at lenst there should ho a realm somewhere whero these longings should cease ami mnn be sat isiied. We cannot conceive, though, of a satisfaction that should be so supremo as to shut ort desire for advancement and improvement of '.lie mental faculties and a thirst for more knowledge. Tho heaven sometimes depicted, wherein the soul is to stand idly before the throne and sing praises anil play a harp of a thousand s'rings, is not the ho'iven that au intelligent, ambitious soul would aspire to, and with such a hoavon few would be "satisfied The cause of most of our discontent lioro is the uncertainty that attaches to all our undertakings. If wo knew that when wo had attained a reasonable competence no disaster would overtake us, and that our health would not fail we might more readily bo contented Willi cur lot. But we see that the crops sometimes fail, the elements sometimes destroy the accumulations of years, and that physical disabilities arc liaHo to ooiiio upon w so that wo aro uuable to longer successfully light the battle of life. Hence it is that we keep on struggling for n little more to bridge over the rainy tiny that is to come, and therefore we arc uevor satislied. If in tho future state tltero is no uncertainty nnd we know that all our plans shall be fully realized we may indeed bo satislied; not by indolence and an eternity of what wo term rest or inactivity, but by n knowledge that tho universe is before us to explore aud that wc shall not only have the time but tho best of opportunity to prosecute our investigations. Inactivity is decay and death. Activity is growth, expansion, development, life. So may we be "satisfied," and thus attain to happiness and heaven. To be "satislied" over there wo should pursue the courso time more than any other conserves contentment here. And this is just ns essential no matter what our views of the creeds may bo. To-day wo ran across an extract from a letter written by J. H. Philpot, in the New London Sun on the subject of "religious crcoils and practical religion." Wc do not know who J. II. Philpot is, and it makes no difference to us. Thoro is a volume of wis. doiu in tho brief oxtract, ami wo glvo it place: "Never, perhaps, in a country noiui nnlly christian, has tho bible as .whole, and its details, and tho christian religion, and tho character of the chris­ tians thomselvos, been moro • liorcely assailed than thoy havo in this country during tho last fifteen or twenty years Yet it is not practical religion but creeds that aro objected to. 'Creeds must go.' No ono objects to tho practical application of a part of llio oreed, or ot tho whole creed, whon summed up in tho two commandments: 'Thou shalt lovo tho Lord thy God with all thy soul and wltli all thy mind.' Ami tlie second is like unto it—'Thou shall lovo thy neighbor ns thysolf.' Honesty, liberality, tho kind, sympathizing word or look; thn broad philanthropy which takos in all, yet Is a spocinl friend to ouch; the enterprising public spirit, tho mind that is above all narrow, sollish, bigoted views; all theso and similar ones go to form tho creeds of those who say, 'away with nil creeds.' 'Deeds not crouds, etc' A oroed is simply a summary of religions bollefs. What wo want is our own creeds, not "sonio one else's forcod upon us. Notwithstanding nil the persecutions, tho destruction of liberty, the selling back of civilization, the dark ages, etc., due to falso creeds, any lntelllgo'ntroasonlug person must have a religious croon; a summary of ideas of what rollgion Is or ought to bo." Everybody can subscribe to such a oroed. It is simply the recognition of the fatherhood of God and tho brother hood of man. And after all does it not oonsliluto tho essence of "tho law and tho prophotsP" Is not tho man who accepts it and prnotioos It just ns rauoh ol a christian ns though he accepted the thirty-nine artlclosP We must bellovo that in rollgion as in everything elso, notions speak louder than words; that tho act mil lifo is more than tho profession of faith. As vo havo snid beforo, let a man bellovo all that Is presented to his oonsoiousnoss as reasonable, right and true. On this basis there will bo n wide diversity of belief. But whothor lie boUovoa much or llttlo let him bo sure and "act well his part, there all tho honor lies." Tho old oroeds nro crumbling and will soon pass away. Just as the olec- trlo light, by Its now brilliantly and power is superceding the old and dim- mot IUumhiaUous of tho . past, BO tho broader, more penetrating light' of those latter days in the 1 theological anil thinking world la taking the place of the taper which only rondo the darkness visible in the early morn of o)vlli- vmlionmul lulolllgenoo,. As in soleiwo and art, so In the-religious wo»ldi us'hail 4ho new and radiant light that shall ilhim|uelho pathway of tt»e mill- Ions , y^t.jib''eome,'npd i»a:d j,heiii ou in paths we know pot of up to tho.porfoqt (pe» toxoid, tlio,»<>itvpt»r4lK\)t. tlmt, te^ife v ; the firmament of thought, never forgetting as wo journey the duty wo owe to our fellow men, and that it is not for ourselves wo live, but for others. If wo do this we cannot fail, at the end of tho journey, to be "satisfied." BRINGING IT BIGHT^OME. A democratic contemporary prot pounds the following inquiries, which, tho Courier tnkes great plcnsuro in' answering: "Has the Otlnmwa Courier yet discovered how tho McKinlcy tariff bill will mako table cutlery cheaper in Ottumwa? Also, why the Ottumwn cutlery works increased its force five fold on account of the passage of that bill? And have the wnges of tho Ottumwa employes of that institution been increased, us llio tariff, you say, is foi tho benefit of the laboring men? Tho renders of that enlightened paper aro anxious for nn explanation." Yes! 'J ho Courier has discovered how the McKinlcy bill will make table cutlery cheaper in Oltuniwa. It has learned to a certainty that the action of tho Ottumwa Cutlery Co., in determining to increase thoir capacity live fold, and give employment to live hundred people instead of one hundred, as heretofore, has boon brought about directly and solely on account of the passage of llio McKinlcy hill. While it is true ihat'tho majority of the cheaper table cutlery used in the United States has for seycral years been almost entirely manufactured in the United States, jet it is equally true that on pocket knives and the liner grades of cutlery of all kinds, American manufacturers could not compete with foreign. It is just in the lino of these line grades that the Ottumwa works propose to branch out. aud llio Courier has tho statement of Manager llnstian to tho effect that without tlie McKinlcy tariil their hands would be tied, and that they could do absolutely nothing in that direction. Ottumwa is to Do congratulated upon tho situation, for it moans that this city is to have probably the largest cutlery works in the United Stales; and it means that every man dependent upon labor is to see exemplified in Ottumwa, directly and unquestionably, the benefits of the McKinlcy bill to tho industrial masses. Wo have lieaul again and again, from democratic speakers that the tariff is a tax. How is it then that under tlie McKinlcy bill, which increased tho tariff on every line of cutlery, Hint the price of cutlery has not advanced one ceutP Mr. Frank Mclntire, of this city, is good authority upon the subject of cutlery; his democracy is unquestioned, ami in response to tho Courier's question lie replied that "cut- lory had not advanced" since the enactment of the MuKiuley bill, ami llnvt "some grades were cheaper than ever before." How then is it possible that the McKinlcy bill lias Influenced tlie Ottumwa Cutlery Company to the action iudicatedP The answer is easily given. Tho tariff, by the McKinlcy bill, has been placed at a point which gives tho American Held to the American manufacturer. It enables him to pay the American scale of wages in competition with the almost pauper labor of German and lOnglif h manufacturers. Without tlie tariff tlie American manufacturer must either reduce his scale ot wages to the continental pauper scale or lie must go out of tho business. With the tariff he is enabled to pay the high wages prevailing in America, and at the same lime he is assured of a markot that justifies him in doing just what the Ottumwa company has determined upon, to enlarge his capacity to the fullest extent necessary, anil give employment to thousands in place of hundreds. How is it, then, that the price of cutlery remains tho sameP This very important mnttcr for tho muss of the people is tho result of homo competition. The American manufacturers aro given the American field, but no limit is placed upon thn number of manufacturers, anil tho result is what protectionists havo always claimed, tho price is reduced, instead of advanced, ami the oft-repeated doolnralion Unit tho "tariff is a tax" vanishes into meaningloss nothing. Hon. John II. Gear, in a porsonnl let- tor to the publisher of the Courier, touches upon this point and says: "You will note that whilo" wo have increased the duties both ovor the old law and tho Mills bill, cutlery has not advanced but is as clioap to-day (if not cheapor) as it has oyer boon. The result of the McKinloy bill lins been to stimulate tho manufacture in tho United Slates, and competition, as it always does, keeps tho prices down. The duly on razors is a pvictioal illustiation of this. You will nolo Hint wo increased this duty very materially If Ihc domoevats' theory is true that tho consumer pays tho duty, American and foreign razors would havo been advanced in prioo to tho consumer. Such is not tho fact. 1 met last week a traveling representative of Mr. Torry (who is the largest manufacturer of razors in tho United Slates.) I linked him how much Torry had ntlvanocd the prioo of his razors sinoo tho passage of tho McKinloy bill. Ho said that ho waA selling razors at less rates than bofbre tho passage of tho bill. Mr. Torry told mo (Mr. Gear) las* year that it tho McKinloy bill would give him protection sufllotonb to enable him to command tho market of tho United' States, he could reduce the prioo to tho consumer. As' it is of razors, so it has proved In cutlery nnd so it will provo in timo." Uoro then is a practical oxamplo showing how tho McKinloy bill stimulates and holds up Amorioari Industries; how It gives employment to thousands, who must otborwiso ongngo in agriculture or remain idlo. - How it doos not inorenso tho price of manufactured articles to the consumer, but by stimulating homo competition invariably reduces tho price, Lastly, (a matter of paramount interest to oyery citizen of Ottumwa and the industrial region of Iowa) It Is soon to give to this city probably tho greatest cutlery works in tho United Stntos, and possibly in tho world. If our demoornttu friends havo any forth or questions to ask, the Courier will bo pleased to answor. ' unu.ro Vuvnn'i I'u (Haiti I'lilln np'iy. ^ on ivi't mo nro the Stars and Stripes with a yar. th'k. 1 uurio s ilt t o bo p:ikl for It. I o It t's • tin t lie no elo.nior than tho men thai' i' a';< s lit Soiuuili OK the American Eagle Is miKhty ulah ftl fn s< aud reathorn. Tain t n liid tho suijnr that douo the most lit n' that sots the btgncBt iionsion. When a farm r Ret*.,a big inorgldRo on his place ho wants t;J bu a statesman. • 1 ornvterH Is iutort'oiivortlbo eiirronoj whon thiiy.uir"harvostod, ' ''The Vongi ossnmii that nvikos tho long- ostispeochoi and the most at them is mostly iiggin twtot fpr hlmsuKundonot •for hU eunstltoront* ; ,.' .<: •• i Ef a hundred cent? aln/t a dollar; what Is It?,- , .nvv:. Men and niQWos oan'fc he legislated honest. , ••• .:, .i;.;.•• '•/ •. • • ,•:' •A AH fgoIsuvln'tJn.gongross,'*/,. ; .> ; Tho Uoddes* of .Llhbuny \» the pvtrtlesl WO^II'IA the vprjd,. y<~£ i A •marl WVUMI^V t ol^wpenter's^too}?, ^oh, *ih& JJWC CALLED BACK. All Indian Story THnt In Short But Very, Vory Good. In tho summer of 1877, a dirty, tircd-ltJoJclng party of horsomcn, forty in number, were wending their way over tho rolling prairie.land of Western Nebraska. In tho load and to tho roar todo u detachment of Undo Sam's blue-coated soldiers, commanded by n boarded captain whose experience on tho frontier had made his namo well- known. In the midst, carefully guarded, were a half dozen Cheyonno Indians, ami following them enmo ten citizens whose garb betokened them to bo settlors of tho plain, nnd whoso jaded horses showed that thoy had boon hard ridden. Tho soldiers woro jubilant ovor their capture, tho Indians were stolidly in- dltt'oront, while the pltiinsmon woro sullen countenances which brooded no good for tho rod prisoners. 'Tho Indians wore a portion of a raiding party Unit two days before had attacked outlying settlements and massacred several entire families. The citizens were a party that had been formed to follow tho Indians and avenge thoir outrage and that morning thoy had surrounded thoir foe nnd woro bent on their annihilation, when tho troopors had suddenly come upon tho sceno, and to the disgust of tho settlors, captured tho whole party, and thus robbed thom of their revenge An hour lator n camp was solected by the sido of n clear stream which coursed over a whilo tanrty bottom. Ono of tho citizens who had not dismounted rodo up to tho group of Indians and addressed a wrinkled buck who.no hard countonnnco clearly bo- spoke his bloodthirsty nature. "What's that on your shirt, Injun?" lie nskod. Tho Indian, seeing that hn was attracting notice, proudly straightened himself. Fastened to tho redskin's much-befringed nnd beaded docrsklu shirt woro threo scalps, all from tho fair heads of liltlo children, and ono of thom a yellow curl of a baby. Quick as thought tho while man's pistol camo from tlie holster on hit. saddle, and— crack', tho vodakin fell forward with a bullet between his oyc3. In another moment tho avenged set­ tlor was spending across tho prairie and tho commanding olllccr hud ordered a detail of his Men to capture him. As thoy mounted and started in pursuit ono ot his plainsmen said: "Captain, that hair tied to that nr' Injun belonged on his little uns' heads." "Sound tho recall," said tho captain to his trumpeter. With ' Mi: f ES *»fu m Cedar Eapids Races. ACti. 11TH TO MTII , l.NCI.HSIVi:. For tho above meeting, tlie liurling- ton, Codnr Rnpids & Northern Railway will sell excursion tickets to Cedar Rapids at a rate of One and One-Third Fare for tlie Round Trip, from points on their line within 100 miles of Cedar Rapids. Tickets on sale August 10th to 14th, inclusive; good returning until August 1.1th. Any further information regarding these rates can be obtained by applying to ngents of this company, or the undersigned. J. E. HASNEGAN, ,Gon. Ticket & Pass. Agent. CURIOUS OBJECTS. Samo Queer Things Which tho mloro- •cop» HovonlB tt Va, If Iii pond wator you should find, revolving slowly, sonic round balls of tho loveliest green color, and covered with a delicate net. work, you may road about thom in any book on microscopy, under tho bending Volvox. Insido may bo soon smaller balls of tho samo kind, liy nnd by tho big ball will break open and free tho liltlo onos, each of which will then grow and grow, until In duo timo it will break open too, and still newer balls begin thoir roving lives. Wherever two meshes of tho confining not or03s aro two hairs, so small that thoy aro altogether in- visiblo except under a very powerful microscope.- Theso hairs, like tlioso on tho vortlccllrc, aro used in securing food and moving tibutit. Volvox, how- over, is classified ns it, plant and not 113 an animal. I must not forgot ny friend tho w.v lor-bonr. Ho is such ii comical, clumsy fellow. Ho goes slowly about on bis eight littlo foot, poking and plodding among the minute wiitor-plnnts, always sure of finding something good to oat. llo is tho very ombodlmont ot indoloiv) content. Yet for nil ho soems to bo satisfied with his lot in lifo, his porson­ nl appcarauco is nov always planning to himself; for at intetvabi ho slips bodily out of his pkin, and appears in an entirely IVJW Bull, though l must confess tho general stylo of tho cast-ofT dross is rotnincd. Iir.tond of throwing tha old dress aside, as certain bigger and clumsier cion'.uros do, ho gots out of it so do/tly that it stands upright and complete, even to his four pairs of shoos. When tho mollioi boar slips out of her old drotw, sho ltnvoa sumo oggs in it. In a fow days llic:-io hatch and bjmo baby hours bojjlu swimming around in tho oast-tiT skin. Hut only for a short timo. Thoy aoon find thoir way to tho foodlujj-grounds, and at once begin climbing nlowly about, and Boeni as much at hoinu as aro thoir parent's.—Contury Magazine. l.loli vii, Tlgr-r, It is popularly supposed that the Hon Is llio most courageous nnd powerful of tho curnivorii, or at toast of tho foUda?; but on tho fow recorded occasions of a batllo-i'oyal betweou tho Bengal tlgor, tho lion has como olY second best. One suoh combat occurred recently at tho C'tilcutta Zcobetwuou nu African lionoss and n tigress. Thoy woro exhibited in adjoining compartments of tho samo oago, and tho door having boon carelessly opened betwoon tho two compartments, the tigross rushed In and disposed of her rival in a fight which instod about ton minutes—Forest and Stream. IiOt» Ol° lltlftlllOH, Tho commorco of New South Walos, ono" of tho Australian provinoos, in proportion to its numbors is threo tlmos that of Canadii, flvo tlmos that of Prtweo, and olght tlmos groator than tho trade of tho United States.. A New Idoii. A solontist of Tennessoo thinks that tho Gulf Btreiim ovory day passes through thousands of mllos of. subtor- runoan ohannel that Is surrounded by a living ilro.' you A Comforting neUcrtlon. Tat wanted a position under t!jo government, and on ba'ng told that ho must be prepared to pass a civil sor .ii .'e examination, applied himself faith'ully to the neeossiiry preparation. Sumo time lator his ambition for pubic pi"- forment seemed to havo deserted him "What is tho mutter, l'at?" aiikeJ his former einployor, "couldn't pass the examination?'! .* "I could that, ho ropllod. "I nn sworod ovory question on Uio pnpor. But," he added, his native wit coining to his.resoiio, "I 'gnom thoy thought I knew too much to bo wustln' mo Uma.washln' wlndios."—-Hiirpoi's Mag? Mine,* •. Her <>wn 1' IMIW. A lady who Hoops ahlghly voippot- ttble boat-dlnghQuso, in this city wmght, tb,e. coaan.Uy.r.htrQAv ohainbei'miiUl'. Wi *H- Jngone of-the bQurdo.ra,.eo >iio told tbe'servanyhnt would'noypr do. ••I |Hftr UiBBtnroneof tUo boiu-d-i, •« o.n•.tba!8caJ^•B.'3. , -T-cfpn't Wwit- t(i «pf Independence Races. For Ihc meeting of tlie Independence Driving Tnrk Association, to be lieid at Independence, Iowa, August 24th to 2!)lh, inclusive, tho Burlington, Cedar Rnpids & Northern Railway will pell excursion tickets from nil stations on its line at One Fare For the Round Trip; tickets on sale August 2.1th to 2!)th, inclusive, good to return until August Ulst. And will also run special trains each day during the races, leaving Cedar Rapids at !);.|5 a. m , and Decoinh at 7:30 a. m., returning each day after the races. This will be one of Hie largest and best nice meetings ever held in the world, nnd the track is now acknowledged to bo the fasie.it on earth. See race bills for detailed attractions, and enquire of .station agents for information regarding rates and lime of trains. .1. E. IlANNliOAN, Gcn'1 Tkt. & Pass. Agt. ORDINANCE NO. 98. J. SHEPHERD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, u. s. rKNSioN KXAMixr.n. Olllco nt roRlilonco on Grcon Btroot, scconil house Enst ot Hoy & McNeil's Uarilwn'.o. F.J. BECKER, M.D.. HO MEOPATHIO PHYSICIAN AND BUIIOEON. omco on Sccomt Floor of Pnrkor's Building, noar Postofllcu, l'oitvillo, Iowa. DR.J. S.GREEN, PHYSICIAN & SUUOKON, Office ami Residence Southwest par of town. All calls promptly attended STATIONERY. Don't forget, when you want plain or tancy Stationery, that the Review office is the place to get it cheap. Annnliiiioicr fur Die bitihliiir/ ofat'tlcttiiilk on Avrtli xidc of Military utifvl. Be it enacted by the town council of the incorporated town of Postvillc, Iowa,— SEC. 1. That there shall lie b'lUl a sidewalk, on the North side of Military sired, commencing nt the Southwest corner of lot No. throe ('.)), in block No. one (I), old plat of Postvillc: thence east along the north side of said Military street lo the s'-utheust corner oflotNo. four (I), block No. one (1), old plat of Postvillc. Si:c. 2. Thai said sidewalk he not less than four (I) fnct wide, anil built of ono inch sou ml pine boards, hud crosswise, on three stringers !ix-l inches. Said walk to bo built by the owners of lots and lands nhiilting thereon, on or before the .ltli day of September, 1801. SKU. H. If said walk is not completed ns specified in Sec. 2 hereof, it shall be the duty of the street commissioner to at once proceed, under the direction of llio street committee, lu build said walk, ami render lo the council a true account of the cost thereof at the first regular mei-iiug after the cnmplelioit'Of said walk. And the same shall become a lien on the lots ami lands abutting tlicrcon, and said costs anil expenses shall be collected as provided ley law. Passed and approved this Till tlnv of August, IS'Jl. \V. C. McNKlI,, Mayor. Attest: W.M. Km:imi<:i:i>, Recorder. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR SALE OF REALTY. To Michtirt S/iri'ittttu, A'O.M; TtmU:, Unlliu- rinr, Cltiritji unit llriilijet M<-.Xit>iur, /icir.i lit iitiv of Jitnic.i Hlicriilun, deceased. You aro hereby notilicd that on or before Aug. 231 h, 1801. there will be tin tile in tho ollicc of tiie clerk of the District court, of Allnuiiiki-o Co., Iowa, in probate, tlie petition of James McF.weti. administrator of the estate of alamos Sheridan, asking the court to aulhori/.c and empower him to sell the following described real estate of said estale, situated in Allamakee Co., Iowa, to-wil: Tlie southeast 1 of llio southwest ^ of section 83, township 1)7 north, range (i west of the 5th P. M., lo pay ihu debts of said estate. That said application will be heard nnd ileleriiiineil at 2 o'clock, p. in., on the 7tli day of Sept., I Sill, at litis court house, in Waukon, said Co. And unless yon appear at said lime and place lln: order will be granted :ij prnvctl in said petition. JAMKS McKWKN, Administrator. By F. S. Buui.iN'ii, Atty. NOTICE OF APPLICATION SELL REAL ESTATE. TO To OalMu Nuble, Jimeliitc Allen, Caroline P. Dunning, Harriet J. lluzelton, Susunnti M. llit(/leij, Nttneti II. Hose, John IV. Noble, Henry 11. Noble, Chris- liana I. Jlawc.<, James 11. Noble. W. P. Noble and E. II, Noble, heirs at law of Christiana Noble, deceased. You aro hereby notilicd that on or before the 2fith day of Aug., 1891, thoro will bo on lile iu the ollieo of tho clerk of the District Court, of Allamakee Co., Iowe, in probate, tho petition of James MoEwen, administrator of the estate of Cliristiuna Noble, deceased, asking the court lo authorize, iiiui empower him to soli tho following des- ol-lbod ronl ostato of said estnto to-wit: The north half of tlie north half of the S. E. 1; tho south half of tho S. Ii. | of the N. IS. I; llio south 22J acres of tho'S. W. 1- of tho N. IS. I of Seo.flO. aud tho wost half of ihu N. IS. J of the S. IS. J- of Sec. 18, all in Twp. DO, R. (i wost, in Allaninkoc county, Iowa, to pay the dubts of said estale. That said application will bo hoard and determined at 2 o'clock, p. m., on the 7th day of Sept., 1891, at tho court house, lu Waukon, said Co. And unless you appear at snid time and plaoo tho ordor will bo granted as prayed in said petition. JAMES MclSWISN, Administrator. By V. S. BUKI.INO, Ally. DANIEL A. JERALD, ZMZerclxarLt Tailor, r<).itvillc, Town. All work warranted io give satisfaction. A full line of tin? latest styles in samples. W.M. Blllll-llliltll. .1. I. Sllltl-IIKItD. Slll;i'llKI:l) IIKOTUKKH, ATTORNEYS -:- AT -:- LAW, IliHUVatici; Ai:-jlitH (lint Colloctov,, AuUmri/.\',l to iiviM'ltoo In nil tho courts of tho Rtuto. Olllco eve, l.ion'a bturo, hrifk block. RAILROAD TIME-TABLES POSTVILLE IOWA. J.A.HAVIRLAND, "Veterinary Sio-r green, rilSTVII.l.E, IOWA. Office first door Fast of the Comincr cial House, (Jrcen St., Postvillc, lown A fine set of surgical instruments. All necessary medicines kept on hand Thirteen years successful practieo Culls promptly answered On and after Sunday, June 2!), 1890, trains on the C. M. & St. P. Ry. w UJ envt! Postvillc as follows. OOING EAST. Passengers. No. 2. 4 :5'i p. ra No. 4 (night) .1::i2a. m. Freights. No. 7 Way Freight No. fl Time Freight No. 11 Time Freight... llOINO WERT. Passengers. Nt.. 1 night No. !) Freights. No. 10 Chicago Stock . No. t'i Way No. 12 Milwaukee Slock All Freight trains mentioned, i-M-ept No. 12. carry passengers when provided with proper Iraiisportnlion. No. Ii between North McOrcgor ami Cnlinnr (1. 15. WHIPP, Agent. B. c. rT&1t.r.e. 11:05 n. ni . 0:10 p. m .D:. r ). r i p. lu • .12.10 n. m. • . 10:2.1 a. in. ..11 Mi, a. ni . . 1::12 p. ni. .1:10 p. in. DKCOItAII DIVISION. Time Table in cuVct June U. 1891. Passenger going North... , r >:10. I' M South. 4:20. •• Freight. " North, ...2:lo, P. M J. IS. PKKUY Agent. A H U ni)* naentn for \V. I.. Dntitrlnn Slior.. If tint Inr utile in yottr plncc nuk your iloiilt!!* to Kcm! for cntnloulle, fti-curt- thn itutnicv, ami net ilirin Tor you. tiTTAIlE NO ttUIMTlTl'TK. .£1 CENTRAL MEAT MARKET ! SCHULEK BROS., £rops. We have opened :i New Meat Market in the Molt building tipptirilt- the post- ollico. where wo shall keep a full assortment of lhe best of meats ul '.he lowest, prices llio market will r.ltoril. Wc solicit an inspection of our slock anil manner ot doing business ami in­ vito a fair share of your patronage. L. DOUGLAS SHOE OE N ttfi«EN i TIIE BEST SHOE IN THE WORLD FCn THE MQNEY? I It Is fi sc.iiiili'ts Hlmn, with no tnvkn or wnx liirn*-! | to hurt I lie h rl; ) initio of tho la ft Ilnv <'<iir, rt\ iltii 1 nnd piny, n:i<l bmiuM %re make mar* i*'i»r.t »./ thix fjrmV H>tut tin •/ fithrr manufacturer, It cnuul.i li;:.i-l•unveil (.Inn's cfislltiK from $|.t<) lo f.'i.l.n. (2. 00 (iciiuiur Umicl -HC'M pil, tho flm M rait* • iri-rctl fur tC'.i'l; equals I'niit l\ FRED. N. BEEDY. i -r-PHOTOG-RAPHER-:- And Dealer in Picture Flames. Postville - Iowa PostviUe Er ay Line P. J. BEITCHER. Prop. Having puichaseil tin- origiiia. Post­ villc Dray Lino 1 am prepared lo ih.a kinds of" tlraying promptly, carefully and satisfactorily, (ioou leains, good drays and careful drivers .- Iwnys al llio service of llio pulilic. al fair prices. All kinp.s of light or heavy hauling, in unvn 'r country promptly tlime. \ Granite Octnete-ry Work, Ircn Foncca, Cui-bing <tc. 'I'liosc iiilciitling to purehasc Menu mental work for future delivery will find il to their advantage t i exani'iiie M. V. Kidder's Granite \\ oil; in C'cmele- ries, as he is doing lirst-vlas.s work at as low prices as can ho procured iu the country. If he lias mil called upon you drop him a card at Dccorah and he will hu pleased lo visit you with Design*: and sanipies of all kinds t>f (liaulte, ai the lowest possible prices. M.V.KIDDER, 34m6 Decorah, Iowa. S3 l-!lllii)ll"l K I WU'.-J vhffli ruht fmui ?5 i!-Sc«t'il Well t< II :IIK!- H Stiot ni' wntv (in.- i-r.Ii". Tin* I, CM. fjr.idi' nn IMI..- »Hf;v»l iit tills prim : • ni.i'ii.' ^lUM'.t niht Jut: rront m ptuni. D I'ollro Short I'nrnicr!*, Itolln'mt !lc*i uiid I..cl(fr<'ari , lerrtiill wi-nr thcin: U IHTU I I, 'IMHU I.'' 1 *, t;iiH»oth InKltfi", hntvy ilirnp wilrt, rxlrn- .ton fils'i*. Oic.i pair will wr.tr ji ji'ar. ffiO Mi llllii CilU'i tin licttiT h\i>ir rvr »iff 'T "<I nt 09 OM« I his prti-f; i.no trtul will rnnvLim« tU>>:« who WfifH tl sl(inr I'np rninfurl ntlH "iTVirf. *-i > ""«* OO Worldnutiinn'ii rhwn Hfbmm tire very Mrmiif IHK I (luraltu>. TI HUP wh>* h.tvc i:iv(Mt thrtii a trial will wrtu* no other make. D T WC' S'iMU aiul !#!.?."> isolu«.l »T>I GJvJf £5 wuia 11 v (In; t)uvHi!ViM*vwliri'i>; thrysrll (Hi tlit'lr nn-rit-J, ' IK thf lui-i-ciisliii,' K.ili'* f*ho\v. H Oi'il lerxc ^.'1.00 IJ IIIK I -H«UVIM I K I IOP . heft &a tltl 14333 I .'OM^J I II , vi>rv XlylUh; i>i|tiu!» I'Tvin A liniitirtcil sUcc.t cnstliin ft urn R|,tMit» ZW.w, l.tnilrN' 'J.^IK ^J.OO iiiui 91.7.3 »hm) fnr SII SSCH an) tho lii.Kt llm- iJuiiitula. Stylhtliaiiil ilurdhli<. <'iiiillun.—See that \V. 1,. DoiiKlurt* namo oud price aru atampt'il on tho hottom of each H I IOO. W. L. UUUUUAU, llrucktuu, Mnac. LUHMAN S(ll.l) IlV - & - SANDERS. "WIND MILLS. L. STROEBEL & SON, — lMtOl'IlIKTOUU OF — Postvillc Boot and Shoe Store. (AT AUMHTHOMd '* UOLTiai'H 01.11 KTANll.) Havo a full lino of llools, Shoes, Slipp'.-is, Huhhcrs and everything kopl in a No. 1 general shoo store. Custom work and repairing neatly and promptly done. Kvcry pair warranted. Wo Keep no shoddy. TONSORUL PARLOR. HEAW Tills V081OWI(l«, t CQl'dlnlly IqvUf* new Bntrrtongp, Give lid a {vIM <PV » mmih -hWa wonqop unit wu,v ol^fjln^vlio^iwl- , tiew rt !4,'bfiH(jTO w« wn.plwe-Wn/,. .', Consumption 0uv9d. An olil physician, retired from pruo- tioo, having hail placed iu his hands by nu Kasi India missionary llio formula of a simple vngotahlu rumody for tho mpnetly nnd permanent euro of Consumption, lirotichiiis, Catiirrh, Asthma and Lung Afl'ootlons, also iv posilivo and radical cure for Nervous Dchlllly and Norvous Oomplalnts, aftor having tosluil its wonderful onvatlvo powers in lliousiiuds of oases, has felt it his duty to make II known lo his siillcriiig fellows. Actuated by this motive and a tloslru to I'olloyo litimuu Huffnirlng, i'wlW solid (ran of oliargo, to all W|UJ dotlli-o it, tills veulp.o, lh Uurillini, .Frqiiuli, -or pngilsbi wild lull;.(HreHtloQ*!Oflur pw pni'lng anjl using. Hunt; hi' .hiwil by wlftrowiuir wlUt;8tnwpi immtnil-' (III*' VMM 'f.W.-'b- SuVBa, 880 -'i'pvVoV's C. P. DARLING-. (Successor lo Dulling it Stilts.) - DK .w.r.n IN - Wind'Mills, l'i:i!:i'.s,Tai;ksh'0 (l Mills, CornShollers &c. In wind mills I furnish piiiiipii>g.^ui! geared mills combined, r.ml iiolli wnl ami wootl pumping m'lls. Ollicc niitl shop first door smith of Hoy & McNeil's 'hardware slurc, Vtst- vill'c, low a. POSTVILLE LODGES- OLIVE BRANCH I OEGENO. 118 KNIOUTH OlTPYTKlAa.- v Mootson thu BooontluiitlfoiirtliI'"il(liiy»vfiiln il ouch month. VstHiiu bvollrcli In Reed Kltiml always ivojuonio. ' DA11IUK Ollll, C. C. CIIAH. SKKLTON, K of 11 Si b NOBLE LuDQE Ho- 61. A. O. U, W, The Loyal Ancient Ordor of United Workmen moots tho Second and Fourth ,; Saturday evenings in o.'ioli month, \i\ tho Masoniu Hall over tlie Urick Druir tore. JOHN WKI./.BI., M. \V. " JAMKS Piiintr, Recorder. m~ BROTHERLY LOVE LODGE, No. 204, A, F. & A. M. •••• Regular meetings on Tuesday ov«n^';»^ ng on or beforo the full of tho mgiJui^j. .Ill bretlireii in good siandlng nv<t UHISJ''' linlly invited to nttentl. ' WMt K. I), STII.KS, W WSI. MoiT, Soo'y. CHURCH DIRECTORY, CONCIllEOA'l'IONArj -ltov. N, b;.Bnrt0tl', toi. Vroncldim:ov»»yBnntltiy n}iJ^lS^.'At mill 7:110 I'M. BubbiUh Ht'llQQl Ifflljefli*! nttor ir.tiiilMB «o»;vlo». Y;iV S,.C. I), • ovwty Hnmhty -»v.i>iitus »t MiWi ••iVwffH lliB Wcaiiusday evenliijii), " j,, 'f ui)VBon;sT.i-»ov> ». /i'ltotkmiajt' t pinoliipu Bt»rylo«(i »YPiry-fi;|«^r- (Si '' • u, »i ( <t THU v. tl, Whm 6«U utely nfter uiomtiijj imh )i )),'{;JI,' ".Tijiwuii »Y<-i* nunni.y «wnlW| if* ^ifayoTijtSiiiiii, iit'lj W«taMd|]^ '.7',go o'viooK-, 1'pi.i n'r? »Vv«c?tiiu I'M?.

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