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Tto Postville Weekly Review XMTtnOiB, UAVDAY, 8BST. IB. W. W.DDBDIOK.Ddltor. tnttnd at the Pottoffl*t at Pottvilh at *'$0nd<ihi$ Matter. MrPBUOAW BTATB TIOKBT. For Governor, HHUM C. WHEELER, ol Sac County. For Lieutenant Governor, QY.O. VAN HOUTEN, of Taj lor County. For Supreme Judge, 8. M. WEAVER, of Hardin County. Fur Snpt. Public Instruction, HENRY SABIN, of Clinton County. For Railway Commissioner, FRANK T. CAMPBELL, of Jasper County. STILL another llrni la about to engage In the manufacture of tin plate. It It that of Contcs & Co., of Baltimore, who Are extensive iron and steel manufacturers. They say: "From all that wo have benn able to learn we have reached the conclusion that tin plate can be made as cheap in the United States as in Wales, in France, in Germany, or in any other part of the world, and a* this consumes more of that article than nil tho outside world does, thoro is every reaton why American capital, ingenuity and labor should be employed in producing it." These nion are not going into tho business of making tin plate through sentiment or politics, but simply for busine«s. They evidently believe in the future of tin plate in this country.. led, in so far as It limits or qualities the seller's idea. That the best dairy cows, the best bred bogs or the best of any other animal or product are most profitable is true, but to attain the ighest measure of profit, a study must be made of the buyer's ideas of the condition in which he wants the product delivered. 6BWATOBIAL TIOPT. K. Y. WHITMOKE, of Fnyctlo County. BEPTTBLIOAIT COUNTY CONVENTION. A convention of tho republicans of Allamakee Co. will convene at tho Court House In Wnukon, on SATURDAY, OCTOBEK 3, 1891, at 11 o'clock, a. m., for tho purposes of placing in nomination candidates for tliu following offices: Representative, Treasurer, Sheriff, Superintendent, Supervisor, Coroner, and for such other business as may properly come baforo the convention. Townships will bo entitled to delegates as follows: (/'enter 6 Kalrrlew 2 Franklin 6 French Creek, . S Hanover 3 Iowa 3 Jefferson 0 Lafayctto 2 Lansing 8 Linton 3 Ludlow 6 Makeo 13 Paint Crook 6 Post 9 Taylor 2 Union City 3 Uuton Prairio. A Waterloo 4 Total number of delegates 88 By Older of Committee, C. M. HERMAN, dim. IS IT A TAZf TBK REPUBLICAN PARTY LABOR. AND (Gilo City.) We throw out some suggestions of what the republican party has done for labor and its dignity and elevation Wo ask all voters and pooplo to investigate tho stibjoct for themselves. Wo believe in tho people. We believo the betterment of the condition of tho mns- ses of mankind is tho truo end of nil government, of all polities, of all religion, of all civilization. Each of these fail just in the degrco it docs not promote that result. If the republican party is not tho best and wisest and heartiest labor party in the United States wo do not ask anybody else to belong to it. Wo think it Is. Let ovcry voter examine the caio fully and sec if it is not. A GOOD PLAN. Last week's Waukon Democrat, in )iopo of clluching a tariff argument, had an intervlow with our friend, II. 0. Dayton, who is engaged in tko canning business at Waukon. In the intorview of courso tho Democrat reporter brought out tho price of cans, eliciting the following response: "Owing to tho rise in tho price of tin from the ©fleet of tho McKinley tariff Nvo cftftnevs arc compelled to pay an additional 32} cents on 100 cans of the "Corn sUo And 62} couts on tho totucto stae oy<iV that of fornior years." "Who pays the additional amount?" askod tho reporter. "The consumer, sir, is obliged to pay In tho end this extra amount," replied Mr. Dayton." Now this dialogue suggests a question or two. With tho figures given above It is evident that a can of corn will cost less than ono-thlrd of a coot mora than heretofore As wo have no change representing leas than a cent the qnoation is how can the consumer pay this tax? If it is said that tho consumer usually buys' throo cans at a tlmo. and thus a cent can be added, we auk If this would bo reasonable? Supposing they wero sold formerly at throo for a quarter do you supposo the grocer would domand twouty-slx cents for three to got his tariff tax baok? Tho idea is too absurd for argument. The consumer will buy them just tho same as before. Tho "tax" will bo paid by tho oanner or wholesaler, or both, as they may elect . But on tho "tomato size," which Includes poaehes, apples and all other fruits, tho additional cost, according to tho Intorview, Is a little over a half cent. It the consumer pays this tax he must buy two onus, when the same dilemma of an extra cent comes in. But supposing he does pay his extra oent on two cans. How much U be out nfter sweeteniug them with sugar that has been reduced a cent and a half a pound by the same law that caused the rise in the cans? And, bear in mind, this Is tho first half of the first year that (lie Inw has been in force, and there has been no time to develop the tin Industry. This is tho thinnest "tariff picture" , we have yet seen, and prove* absolutely .nothing, save th.H thereto.**, been a slight rise In the wholesale price of tin, which i« too obscure to affect retail transactions. There Is a moral certainty that oven this advance will gradually be remoyed, and that in a short time, wholesalers will buy tin cheaper than ever before, just as was the oaso . with uteel rails and wire nails. The bare foot is the people save more in .ohoap sugar In n month than thoy pay In all the additional tariff "tax" in a year. All the honest inquirer has to da to demonstrate this is to step into any store and compare present prices wh}li the prices of a year ago. The tariff lwue was set for 1800 only. It Is obsolete now, end the leu said about It by domooratio paper* awl • speakers the mora votes they will retain., '^no-proof of the pudding 1*. ' eat|ug It, AQ(1 the people are eating H every day. seasoned, with iho AtoKlnley. - niigar, nod they pronounce it A'l.'* <|y , , /IIIMIJU. JuW^fiiltabH •»>'• be own* a whole iBollonorUadinKaMft*, Th»t 1 * wM #e ponWu't wear iwks.u> the eighty, tl IBJMAII anl tuiutiii llniw farm ;.thnW< (Prairie Farin.r.l On* of tho bcnctlt8 derived from keeping n variety of stock is that firm products can be used to belter advantage. In growing the necessary grain more or less straw and fodder will be scoured, which, if properly managed, will make u cheap feud, and wheru a system of rotation is carried on more or loss grass both for pasturo and liny will bo grown. With good shelter young cattle, horses or mules can be kept In good condition during tho winter with very little grain if they can liavo plenty of fodder, and during tho summer grass in tho pasturo can bo made nearly or quite their whole food. Whilu bogs will make a fair growth with good pas Mirage it is generally profitable to Iced them some gralu oven during the sum mor. Ctittlu can bo pastnrud during tho summer aud fed largely upon fodder during tho winter until '.hey arc throo years old, and If comfortably sheltered will need but littlu grain With good pasturage they will be in a fuir marketable condition in tho fall when thoy are throe yoars old. Horses,* mules nnd^shcep can be kopt In the same way nnd can bo mado ready for market with very little grain Hogs, however, must bo fattened large ly on grain, nnd raoro or less grain is noodcu by the work toaius nnd milk cowd. In raising grain for them more buy and fodder will be needed will b* secured, and by purchasing mill feed to go with thorn all can be used to a good attvantnge. This plan admits of having a considerable acre ago seeded down to grass for pastures aud meadows and lessens the labor considerably. Uy feeding all of tho products out ou tho farm, with tho oxceplion of tho whoat, and buyln^ moro or loss null feed to uxe in connection with tho grain nnd foddor will make a great saviag, and applying all of the manure possible the fortuity of tho soil can bo kept up. Of course everything that can bo usod for food should be saved and every advantage bo tiikwn to secure nil of tliu food possiblo, nnd thou feed out to the bost advantage in order to roalizo the largest pro tit. N. J. S. PROFIT IN THE BEST. (Iowa Homestead.) It is the bost of everything sold that brings profit to lb* producer; products that are from poor to medium are almost invariably marketed at a loss. Milk way bo made at a cost of a ceut and n half a quart, or with feed in the samo market it may cost four cents In tho one case there is profit, in the other IOBS, and the dlQ'oreuoo lies in tho fact that In the ono case the best feeding and caro has been used nnd in tho other all tbeso essentials have been of the poorest. Tho milk when obtained may be mado into gilt-edged butter that will sell profitably, or into an art! ele that will not soil at all except for axle-grense. In iho production of. meats good feed may be wasted on scrubs at a loss, Intelligently fed to good stouk at a profit. The farmer who brings in for snlo a lot of dirty clover seed will lind thtt he. is paying in the reduced price he receives for it, not only tho cost of cleaning it, but a large allowaneo for WRSIO in oloanlng, and a profit beBides to the buyor who undertakes to put It lu shape to sell again. All along tho line of .production the principle will hold that quality governs the prloo and that profit is found only in producing tho best. It U not always the farmer's Idoa of what is the best, however, that brings tho profit. It is the buyer's notion of the pest that forms tho standard. In butter, for example, everything else bolng equal, that makn of butter whioh koeps up it* Juno oolor all tho year 'round will bo a little moro desirable than that of whioh no two ohtirningL •re aliko, although it bo well understood by both buyor and seller that the color 1»duo, in the onooaso to the use of an Innocuous "buttor-oolor," and to It* absenoo in the other Tho buyer want* to please hi* eye as woll ns his K elate if ho can do so without harm to iiuself, and he is ready to pay seJie thing for the privilege of doing so. In tho sale ot almost nil articles of luxury attractive peeking increases salableness and thus add* to the prloo, It I* not in luxuries nlouo, however, that the buyer's idonsof what Is best must be conformed to if tho best prices are expected. Markets must always be studied it marketing is to bo done to the best advantage. Perhaps ono of tho most strlkiug Illustrations of this fact is exhibited oy tho bog market, The time was when tho animal that would bring tho most money per potinJ was a l\og at, say fifteen months old, weighing three hundred aud fifty pound* or upward. Any one who has watched the recent market reports with any' oaro, however, will obsorve that the light bogs, from one hundred and eighty to two, hundred pounds bring the highest pfloe per pound. The fe# thai put on weight above two hpudroJ wound* not only bvough> low pert pound for the oxoiis* but (usually reduced the vnjuo of the tint two hundred.' Fur* raerly, when lard wa* worth. n« a TuJei; * ..«mtit paw*"' more; tb»nidaeiijiiM- the \rever** 1 of, thU wa* true,:; In«tn.e Ottr Prmldant* »n I Vlt-« iryJWM. Tho death of any publ'c man alwar* •tarts a train of recollection*. Hannibal Hamlin dlo.l out o; harness. Bat how many bavo d.ed In It? Wo have had four President* dt* In the actual running gear of o!l!c>: Harrison, who was tf<i first, then In order named, Taylor, Lln'oln and Uarficld Five Vice President* died In office: Clinton, Gsrry, King, Wilson anl Llendricks. John QaincT Adams and Andrew Johnson, both Vice Presidents, died In political office, the fornior whilo a mo rubor of the House, the latter whllo a renalor. It Is not generally known that James Madison was called tho "Father of tho Constitution," because he was the author ot tho resolution presented to lh> Virginia Loglslaturo leading to tho invitation to the thirteen Ktntos to sund delegates to convention to form a moro perfect Union, wUtch resu tod In tho mooting of the Constitutional Convention la the d* liberations of which Madlsott took part. Every ProMdcnt wo hav•< hnd was married or wos a wluowor when h» went to tho While liouso, oicojit lluch&nan and Cleveland. B«publlran Slate Tli'kat. For Oevarnor-HIRAM C. WHEELER ot IK county. roj^Uqutenont GoTornor—OBOBOE VAN HOUTKK of Togjorooiinty, 'artlln county. For Rjilrroart Commissioner— FBANK for Judge of the Snprome Court— 8II.A8 ii. KB of Hardin county. T. •WEAVE CAMPBELL of Jasper county. For Suparlntandoot of Public Instruction— HENRY SABIN of CUntoo county. IOWA BKfVDLICAN PXATrO»M. to Adopted st Cedar Bnplua July 1,1801. The Republican party of Iowa, in con- v^ntion aiwemblcd, gives renewed expression ot devotion to the principles of the national Kepubllcan pariy, ana declares acceptance of those principles to bo the bond ot union with the Kepubllcan party of Iowa. We commend the patriotic, wise nnd courageous administration of President Harrison. We command the Republican party In tho last congrecs for Its redemption of pledges made to the people rut to a revision at the tariff In tho interest of home Industry, and for It* work in buhalf of lil>- crol provision for pensions tor the old soldiers, In accordance with the pledges of the nation. We approve tho coinage act, by which the entire product of the silver mines of the United Stato* Is added to the enrrene; oftbe people, and out of which ex perl mcnt may come a wise adjustment of financial questions liberal towards western Interests. We commend most heartily tho policy that has been Inaugurated looking to reciprocal trade relations with other peoples of tbo American continent, and tho administrative, efforts now making for the enlargement of foreign markets for American beef and pork. Wo assert that tho Republican party stands of record in every state of this Union in favor of elections based upon the freedom of the individual consc'once of the citizen, and that the Republican party may be trusted in Iowa or in any state, to promote any plan of reform, Australian or other, calculated to extend this liberty and to further protect the parity of the ballot. Whilo Inviting to our shores the worthy poor nnd oppressed of all nations, wo earnestly commend laws that pro toot our country and our people against tho Influx of tho vicious and criminal classes of foreign nations and the importation of laborers under coutract to competo with our citizens; and earnestly approve the rigid enforcement of theso laws and of such further legislation as may be necessary. We favor such legislation as will Impose upon all classes of proporty, corporate and individual, equally the burdens of taxation. We favor the passage of the Conger lard bill; stato legislation tending to promote (armors' Instltutoa and enlarging tho powers of tho dairy commissioner. Wo regard the world's Columbian exposition as an important event In the world's history, and we are in hearty sympathy with every effort to make ft a success; and in the friendly rivalry of states we should mnko a credftabloexbiblt of Iowa's products. And we favor a liberal appro- f irlation by the next general assembly for his purpose, "that our prosperity aud greatness may be fully exemplified. We tako pride in the record of this state; we recognize that Its growth nnd tower, its prosperity and iu good nnmo, lave been the fruits of its Industrial people, and we believo in such policies, state and national, as will promote justice and wider opportunity among theso classes. To their support, in the f uturo as in the past, we pledge oar most intelligent judgment and most sincere endeavor. We point to the record ot the state under Republican administration for justification in the declaration that wa favor economy and honesty in the administration of public affairs; to that record, also, for judgment that tho Ropnbllcan party has Kept faith with tho people in the obli- S itlons of the post, and upon that record e Republican party Invites continued support aud confidence. We have no apologies to offer to the people, nor to the Democratic party, for the Republican record on the conspicuous Issue in the state campaign th|s year. "In the Interest* of true temperance," and under tho laws of Iowa, enacted by the representatives of its sovereign peoplo, the saloon was made an outlaw in this state, we charge that the outlaw has had the patronage, counsel and protection ot the Demoeratio party; that the Democratic tarty, as it ha* won power, has nullified he law, defied the authority of the state aud the expressed will of the people, and that now appeal Is mode to the electors of the whole state for approval ot the lawless work. We recognize that the issue is law against defiance of law, subordination against insubordination—tho state of Iowa 'nst the Democratic party. We recog- that the issue is between "the intor- * true temperance" and the freedom of indiscriminate traffic. We re- neWMr'allegiance to the people of Iowa, aodwnmlt to them the determination of the iMM, recognising thut the control of the next, legislature by the Demoeratio party mem* statewide license, and that in* eontrol of the next legislature by the Republican party mean* a continuance of opposition to the behests of the saloon power, through the nwlntenane* and enforcement of the law. - We denounce the Demoeratio party of Iowa a* Insincere in Its dealings with the saloon Issue. We charge that party with •srviee to the saloon and purpose to strengthen Us grasp upon the borne* and politics of the state. We cite in proof ot this it* surrender thU year otthe local option feature of the plank ot 1889, under which last year pretense of indorsement by the state was made, and to which pledge was given in petition for legislative authority. We charge that this abandonment of local option is the forerunner of further premeditated betrayal, and that trust in the Democratic party wlH end In complete breaking down ot the temperance legislatlou of the- state, and a com- E leto turning over of the stato,. in every iwnship thereof, to the .pollution and fester of toe saloon, agalust whatever protest ot communities now tree, . < We protest against the re-election of Horace Bole* to the governorship of Iowa, We ohorge that In bis unwise and ambitious zeal to oultlvote the favor of alleged "new allies in the northwest." and upon that strength to commend himself to the favoring grace* ot Grover Cleveland, that he did most outrageously misrepresent the honest, industrious, frugal and prosperous people of Iowa In hi* Reform club banquet •peeoh In tho city of New York on the 83d of December last. We denounce as purposely misleading the alleged statistic* with which the governor assumed to sustain the indictment against the state 1 which bod dignified hi* name. We denounce the, Ottumwa. platform of this year as framed with deliberate purpose to mislead and deceive, wherein *ym- uathy is expressed where now U felt l wherein, help, ia pivpeeed where none ,1* .rendered) M*aro avowed.wblob W4 not "lenued'frC' W.»W»AB«» we V>t and toaaV* Ktaooestly cesmtod goes •very precinct of tin tut* nndiaUsBeM. We amlgfl th« Democratic party as the enemy of labor, scheming to break down toe do- , tense or protective laws, to Uoek the whcclt ' ot home Industry, and to cterada the masses of the people- • party controlled by aristocratic , and reactionary tendencies, the legacy of Tbe WfrobHcan party of Iowa appeals toftae Uteniffsace sad to the Integrity of tie people •( this aute, and from alt good ettlzew we in­ vito support. OOVKRNOB noim OH THE TABI1T. In hi* letter of acceptance GOT. Boies makes some remarks on the (object of tho tariff. He says; The great industry of Iowa is and must continue to be agriculture, upon tho successful prosecution of which all other business in the state is largely dependent. In no possible manner can this Industry be benefited by our present tariff lawn. For many years our people havo been unnecessarily subjected to a system of legalized extortion that has restricted our markets and diminished the prices of almost everything we sell 0) and increased the cost of very much we buy. How baa our tariff diminished the price* of almost every (farm) thing we bave to sell? What peculiar form produci; has it diminished the price of? Has it reduced the market price of corn, wheat, barley or flax-seed? Ot potatoes, apples or any trait or vegetable? Of poultry, egg*, mutton, veal, batter or cheese? Of pork or beet, hogs, cattle or horses, hay, straw or oats? What farm product has the tariff cut down tho market price of? Can Boies name one? Wbero have the markets of the producer* of Iowa wheat, corn, and pork been limited? He shonld have given some detail on this point. He should have explained that one of the limited market* wa* that of Franco, whioh in 1680 took 48,000,000 bushels of American wheat and last year took bnt 3,000,000. He shonld have explained,'also, that the French and Germon markets for American meat* have been seriously limited to protect the farmers of those countries from American competition. He shonld havo explained that the Austrian market has also been practically closed to the American producers. Were tho markets of those, countries as open a* they were ten years ago the Iowa farmers would have lees trouble in disposing of their surpluses, and would get better prices for them. Governor Boles says our markets were restricted by "a system of legalized extortion," which is with him a synonym for tariff laws. Yot that legislation is not responsible for the closing in whole or in part of any continental market*, Germany and France shot" out American pork not because of tho tariffs of this country, but becauso it was demanded by tbo hog-raisers of those nations. France pnt heavy duties on American wheat not as a retaliatory measure, but becauso French wheat- growers demanded it. Franco and Germany heavily tax oar beef because the cattle-raisers there ask it. The "system of legalized extortion" denounced by the governor is a foreign one, then. It cannot be abolished by repealing the tariff laws in the American statute books,bnt by French and German statutes. Yet there is not a word in Governor Boies' letter from which any one 7 could judge that these restrictions of which he complains -were due to something done on the other side of the water, in France, Germany and Austria, and not on this by our government. In 1880 Iowa farmers had been under a high tariff for nearly twenty years. That which Governor Boies intimate* ia a "system of Ugallzetl oppression" bed been in full force all those years while ho was a Republican and supporting it, Yot they were flourishing. They had good crop* and sold them for good prices. Then came the foreign restriction legislation demanded by the farmers over there, which injured the Iowa farmers, and Boies blames oar tariff laws for itt Governor Boies fraudulently hides the source of the "restriction." Pro ceeding on hi* assumption that tariff law* are tho canse, he would repeal them all, even the provisions of the Mo Kinley bill pntting sugar and molasses and the raw materials of binders' twine on the free list, for ha makes no exception. He wonld open the ports of the United States for the free admission ot French, German and Austrian good* without proviso* or conditions, or reoip rocity, for he has not a word of indorse ment of reciprocity. He wants to open our own ports to their cheap-labor product unconditionally. And when he had done it the French, and Germans, and Austrian* would take no more American wheat and pork than they do now—not a pound. Their farmer* wonld not permit free competition with American agricultural mrplnsee, which wonld break down their high price*. Bole* know* all thi* very well, bnt dishonestly conceal* it. •While Governor Boies is pointing out the wrong road to the Iowa farmer* the Republicans are progressing in the right one. Under the leadership of the president and hi* great secretory of state, Blaine, they are causing foreign nations to abandon a part of their unfriendly •yetema, France ia about to r*move her prohibitory duties 6ta American pork and let it in under * high tax, Germany, dreading Blaine's, retaliation against ber.beet anger, of which we buy eotne eighteen million dollar* worth per year, la preparing to make concession* on some of our product*. Spain has been compelled to lower her exorbitant Cuban duties on our flour, meats and other article*, Braiil and some other South American nation* are throwiaa open their market* to American agricultural product*. A treaty ha* just been conoladed with Ban Domingo to admit free American breadstuff*, Of all this great work not one word in said by Governor Bole* or tho Iowa Demoeratio leader*. They ignore aud •uppre** all that ia being done for the farmer by the Republican administration, The farmer* of that state shonld have too mnoh intelligence and sense to be taken in by the vague, idle, and declamatory talk of their demagogue governor, who ia anxious to bold on to hi* .iob, and when November come* they shonld give, him an indefinite leave of absence and elect *> farmer in hi* iteadi: .; •• •• • ' • WHAT'S THB MATTksU - What's the matter with the Democratic organ* in Iowa that they ihould be abandoning the massive argumentative style with which they opened the campaign? Why have they ceased to Iterate the famon? diamond pin story, even if they couldn't agree within $15,000 of the value of a |50 ornament? Wherefore have they so suddenly become dumb to the beauties of the mortgage w'.tch with such sonorous dignity they declared atood on the ree- ord against Wheeler's farm? What has hecome of their intellectual brilliancy that it shonld cease to shine resplendent in descriptions of the farm of Van Houien? Where is Boies' bottle of sugar No. 18 Dutch standard? Where ars those long Hits of percentage* of increased prices which a few month* ago these Demoeratio organ* were declaring the people wonld have to pay for everything they bought? Where are those Impassioned appeals to Iowa farmers to believe that the new tariff wonld be followed by tho lowering of the prloo* of all farm product*? Where is Sovereign—the man whom Governor Boies acknowledged to be unfit for the office to which he appointed him? What has become of that choicest product of the gigantic brain* whioh are in the service of England in this country—the dear old "calamity" argument? What ha* become of all these campaign material* which the Demoeratio press has user} so profusely? They have them in stock, and why don't they keep them before the public? Surely they are not ashamed of them? On with the dance.—Sionx City Journal. fruit njerket* In the world l(, ovWouoed • to the »wwrtat Jr«ft h todled In • y*»r by her comnil**lon men, For l*it ye*r »«^fl«P^ were M foUow*i rmwM> BO.000 barrel* cranberries, ;$oo,Qt IT 18 FKUT1NENT TO ASK. Gov. Doles says in a recent speech that "we are edncating our people to become a community ot law-breaker*." It is psrtinent to ask who are "we" who are doing that particular kind of educating, it not the governor first among all tho nullifiers of law. The pardon of Hunohrath, one of the Haddock conspirators, the countenancing of Stormy" Jordan's "road to hell" at Ottumwa, are of themselves convincing evidence. On the top of this a few day* before the governor delivered hi* Cherokee speech in which he announced that the saloon bad a divine right to exist, he made a complete jail delivery of J. B. Ash, of Griswold, who had been fined |500, had violated the injunctions ot the courts, and wa* imprisoned for contempt of court. In the trade display of Coey & Co. on Labor Day the American hog and a great cargo of American pork were shown "On their way to Germany.' And who did it? The Republican administration of Benjamin Harrison. There was not a dollar of market in all Germany for the products of Coey & Co. daring the four years of Grover Cleveland.—Keokuk Gate City. PROMI'NBAT PEOPLE. OBIT. BouuAprnEit, It I* said, will spend the winter In Malta. EowAnn J. S.VXDEBUS, a nouro bar* ber ot Donve'r, has acquired a fortuno ot 3800,000. Mtss ELLKN Tcnur Ii said to havo "achloved bo.- first stane distinction by <e earning." IT I* said that tho tomb of George Sand and* her sen offor a lad spoatacla of forgalftilnasa Ex-B«MATtin tlKO. W. Jones, of Iowa. Is a woll preservnd and Jaunty mail ot nearly ninety year*. l'.un, KminKir, tho lroslilimt of tho Transvaal, recalvos a salary of £H,o:;0 a year, but It not mti 'h on >tyln. M'M. CvaTRit, the wliltiw of tlm Indian Ik- liter, Is a black linir.d woman ot medium height and gracious protnncn. TJIK nsmo of John Jacob Armstrong Astor, four year* old, son of William Waldorf Astor, ha* undergono excision of his third name. VV. A. SAttTonts, of Knglsnd. an undo of Nellie Grant Ssrtorls, ha* boon on a qutut tour of tho West, with a vlow of making sumo Investment*. U::NHT M. STAKLBT etpoGt* to roach New York Nov. 5. Dnrln; his coming '.our ho will travel la a pfiv&to car con )traded especially for him. O.-.B of tho principal leaders 'f the temperance movement In tlreat I.'r tuln Is A ,r. Wyadham i'ortal, tho proprietor of tho I.averitoko Paper Mills. Miw. FUJIIENOB FKVWICK MII.I.KR, who has achieved groat snccoct as a Journalist and lecturor In Kn;!an ', oo:t- toraplates a visit to Ainorlt-o no\t year. ClTIZIt.N OKOIIOK FIIANCIS Tu.wx, who has boon living quietly In hi* villa, noa/ Tacoms, Wash., since hi* famous round- the-world trip, w.ll return to Xow York City. Mn. IIOWRLM. tho novo'U', has por- suadod a landlady of Swampscott to tal/o care of him and his family for a fow week* after thn sun:mor LoarJoiS havo gone. Joirx Htctts, United States Minister to Forty after a short visit at his humo. Oshkosh, Wis, bps started to rfturi lo his post of duty by way of St -attlu and ^an F. nnc.sco. AT Wollesloy thoro nro sr'ct mli-s of procodonoo in onterlnx tho elevator ".No freshman," ea-s Mis* Ctotnonttno Bacholor, " thinks of entering bo- foro an ui-por-'lass woman. CLABICSCR li. R.isns.KTT, who, by tho death of Mr. Thorn',s<Jti, boci,mc« .'-o.-ro 'nry of Stato of Now Ifanip.hiro. 1/ probably tho younuegt man who over dllod such offlo-\ Uo t* but M. THE lluke of Marlbor<m:rh, who Is coining over hero to atafeo an olght- montlij' stay, Is credltod with tho douro of writing a book somewhat on tho lln-s of Mr. llryco** "Amorlion Commonwealth. * F.J. BECKER, M. D., HO MBOPATHIO PHYSICIAN AND BUROEON. OfOco on Second Floor of Parkor - s Building, near Postofflce, Postvlllo, Iowa. WISE 8AYINC33. When Mrs. Lease, after portraying the splendid and successful activities of a/omon in modern lite, said, "bat you don't find women keeping a saloon," the Democratic bosses were scared again and thought their pot Iowa institution was going to catch a Kansas cyclone.— Keokuk Gate City. The disciples of Faust, the printers, had a prominent part in the success of Labor Day here. Their wage* in Keokuk are from $14 to $20 a week, just ae- :ording a* they choose to work. In Germany they get $5 a week, in Holland 54.80. The Republican party ha* made he United States "a fat take" for com- >oaitori.—Keokuk Gate City. The New Hampton Courier wisely remarks that the man who farm* Iowa soil well can afford to wear diamond*. And The Courier goes on to stato that W. h. Darrow sold hi* barley crop from thirty-five acres for $000, after retaining 100 bushels for seed. Wear yonr diamond, Farmer Wheeler, the farmers will not think any the worse el yon for doing *o. THBgEVHW BIBLES. Works Upon Whoaa Taachlaga tfaltaiosn n&vn Itaen Vomited. The sovco bibles of tho world are the Koran ot tho Mohammedan*, the Trl Pitlkes of tho Buddhists, the Flvo Kings of tho Chinese, tho 'Ihroo Vedas of tho Hindoos, the /.ondavesta, and tho Scrip- turris of tho Christians. Tho Koran Is the most recent of tho five, dating from about the soveulh century aftor Christ. It I* a compound of. quotation* from both I hit Old and Mow Testaments and from tho Talmud. The Trl l'itikes contain subltmo moral* and par* aspiration*. The author llvod and died In the dxth century before Christ. Tho saared writings of the Chinese aro callod tho Klvo Kings, the word "kings'' meaning web of oloth. From thfb It 1* prosumod that thoy werb orlglnaily written on five roll* of cloth. They contain wlso sayings from the sages on the duties of |,fo, b:t they t annot bo traced furthor b*ok than the alovonth century before onr era. The Vodas are the most ancient book* In tho language of the Hindoo*, but they do not, according to the late commentators, antodato tho twelfth century before tho (hrltaian ora The /ondavesta ot the Persians, next to our Bible, I* reckoned among scholar* a* bolng tho greatest and most learned of the sacred writing* Zoroaster, whose sayings It contains, lived and worked In tho twelfth century before Christ! Mow* lived and wroto the Pentateuch 1,000 rears before the birth of Christ) therefore that portion of our Bible is at least 300 yoars older than the +tno*t ancient of othor sacred writing*. Tho Edd«*. a *erol-*»ered work of the Scandinavian*, wa* first given to the world In tho fourteenth century. The Boy* on the Varus, decadence ot farming of y>ar* I* largely due to the undeniable fact thnt city life bai offered greater attractions a* well »s greater profit* to the-yonag. While It T* true that farming doos not now retiulre so severe and uoreujIUinn toll a* formerly, can It be IF It K-oro not for our trta's wo wonld never find out that wa need Uod. A MAX ha* »s much rlirht to kill blm- solf as bo has to live a useless life. Mirs aro unconcernod about Clod only when thoy do not know thcmtalvoS 0:JI.T lie who prayerfully -oo.s to know Ood'a will can succo*sfolly do It TUB son shines so brightly that hi* black spot* aro not noticed. Do you? No HEART Is a 1 for God that has a hiding place In It for tho smallest sin. TUK- groat s'.n of the world froi Adam to the present ha* boon Idolatry TBIX your troubles to God and you will soon h*ve joys to toll to everybody, Yoon heart cannot bo right trtth God whilo your life Is wrong with tbo Klblo. CuABAorsB Is what a msn Is when he doesn 't know that anybody Is looking at him. Tan dovtl never ha' any anxiety about the man wbo says, "1 can drink or let ft alone." Ir you keep a dollar that God want* I on to give away It will become yonr )**ter. TBK man who Is not wflllnn to bo-re­ ligious In hi* buMiuu* Is not religious •nywhero. TUB people who caro tbo |t est arxmt Irving right are tho ou'oa most anxloo* to die right * l» you really want snmethlng to do (or God, your work will bn tho Drat thing ran comn IA. DR. J. S. GREEN. riirsiciAN A sunoEON, Ofllco and Residence Southwest p*r •f town. All enlis promptly attended STATIONERY. Don't forget, when you want plain or lancy Stationery, that the Review office is the place to get it cheap. J. SHEPHERD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, U. S. rilHBION llXAMINHIt, Office at ronlilonco on Oroon atroot, sooond homo Knit ot Hoy A McNeil's Hardware. J.A.HAVIRLAND, "Veterinary Staxg-eon, 1'OSTVII.LE, IOWA. Office lirst door Kitst of tho Conimcr cial House, Urcen St., Postvillo, lown A fine sot of surgical instruments. All net-easnry medicines kept on hand Thirteen years .successful practice Calls promptly tumvorctl CENTRAL MEAT MARKET I SCHULER BROS., Props. Wo have opened n Now Meat Market in tho Molt building opposite llio post- olHoo. whero wu shall kcop a full assortment of the best of meats at '.lie owest prices tliu mai-kut will rvltord We solicit nn in*i>si:lion of our stock nnd manner of doing business nntl in vito a fair share of your patronngo. FRED. N. BEEDY, KAIXROAB TIME-TABLES On and nttcr Sunday, June 29, 1890, trains on tho C. M. & St. P. Ry. cave Postvlllo as follows. OOIKO KA»T. Passenger*. No. 2 4 :f.o p. tn No. 4 (night) !):3H a. m. Freights. No. "Way Freight tl:<i.1 a. m No. 9 Tlmo Freight 6:10 p. m No. 11 Time Freight... .9:.'.& p. m OOINO WEST. Passengers. No. 1 night 12.11) a. ni. No. 3 10:Z, r ,n. m. Freights. No. 10 Chicago Slock.. ..11:05 a. m No. G Way 4:32 p. nt. No. 12 Milwnnkoc Slock .'1:10 p. ni. All Frolght trains mentioned, except No. 12, carry passengers when provided with proper transportation. So. li between North Mcllregor ami C'nlmar (J. K. WIIIIT, Agent. B. C. R."&"N.R.R. -:-PHOTOGRAPHER.-:- And Dcalor in Picture Frames. Postville - Iowa Postville Dray Line P. J. BEUCHER. Prop. Having purchased lint nrigina. Postville Dray Line 1 am prepared tti tl»nll kinds of droving promptly, carefully and satisfactorily, (iootl loams', good dvays nntl careful drivers always nt the service of the piihlic, nt fair prices. All kinpH of light or heavy httnlinv. in town or country promptly done. Granite Cemetery Work, Iron Fences, Curbing &c. Those intending to purttliaso Momi mutual work for future delivery wil lind it to their advantage t i nxitutitio M V. Kidder's (Iranite Work in Cemole- ries, ax he isdoitig lirxl-cliiss work nt as low prices as can bo procured in tho country. If be lias not called upon you drop linn a ettrtl »t Dueuviilt nntl lie will be pleased to visit you willi Designs ami samples of all k'itttln of (Intuitu, at tho lowest possible prices. M.V.KIDDER, 34m6 Decorah. Iowa. TOKSORUL PARLOR. < *«A* wni-osTomtm. v cordially luyiiu 'new peonage, ft iriHl for H nionfh, Lojlrn (aid that young people on the farm h* boon oncouragod to find their pleasure* and relaxation at homer. Thft lithe '6nly way to tuake fare* life attractive to the average young men. If on each u,<|ld»y he gooMotjte will net urallv soon seem to trim that elty life is ail a holiday, wh |e Iff* on the farm is ono of unceasing drudgery. It often bappon* th*ic% ber*. kept at work in •toi'ovund only allowed to go into the country for raeatien, see oi»ly the hollv day side of farm life, and acquire a love for Uth»t those brought UP on tjw farm, wo often do not; share Wtr d° 1 not farmer* take'* hint trout these fact* »e4 make»• nw*I'llfe/^if/rMW; tot tholr *oniat.home>, ? «U «m* that the olHrwIe,' whlpt^jtfa rVe/bor.ikoepi own row ..end.' ron'f»r¥*»ter Vrhlle iho a ^»'^^ } Z8&^ l WfflP 'ft J V*?*! Harvest Excursion*. On August 25 anil September 29, the Uurlington, Cedar Rapids & Northorn Railway will sell Harvest Excursion tiokcts from all stations on its lino south of and including Vinton, to all stations on its lino north of and Including Iowa Falls, in lown, Minnesota nntl South Dakota, to all points in Arkansas, Indian Territory, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana, South nnd North Dakota; also to all points in Tennessee, Louisiana, Alnbnma, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida, nt a rate of Ono Faro nnd Ono Third For tho Round Trip. For further information, enquire of any ticket agent of this company, or J. E. HANNKOAN, G*n. Tlokot and Pas*. Agent. WONDERFUL ! The cures whl"h are being efl'eotod by Drs. Rtarkoy 4 I'aleo, 162!TArcli St., Philadelphia, Pa., in .Consumption, Catarrh, Neuralgia, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, and all ohronio disoasos, by their Compound Oxygen Treatment, aro iudoed marvelous. » If you are a sufferer from any disease which your physician has failed ,to oure, write for information about this treatment, and th*ir hook of t!00 pages, giving |t. history of Compound Oxygen, Its nature..and effect*, willi. numerous testimonials from pationt*. to whom you may refer for still furthor information, will bo promptly sent, without ohm-re. »*, 'Hits book, aside from Us great morit as a medical work, giving, its It doos, the result of yours of study and oxpuri- onoe, you will Hnd u very interesting one, Dre. STARKEY & PALEN, 1529 Arch Si,, Philadelphia; Pa. 120 Sutter St., San Franciice, Cat, Pleese mention this papor. 4iu The Old Reliable Meat Market, BEUOHilB & PHALE5, Prop*,, Opposite - Postville - Stato - Bank. None but the Wt romUtt purchased. Everything in tirst-clusi shape. Cour- teott* treatment to all. Price* always the lowest. L. STROEBEL & SON. rttov*niiu\*itn op — Postville Boot and Shoe Store. (JLT >IIU8T)tUNO A HOLTXIl'S OLD STAND.) Havu a full lino of Hoot*, Shoes, Slipp'.'is, Rubber* ami uverylhing k»pt in it No. 1 general shoe store. Custom work and repairing neatly anil promptly done. Kvery pair warranted. Wo keep no shoddy. SANXKL A, ntBAliS, 3^eTc3aeu)at Tailor, • Postville, Iotvtt. All, work warranted | 0 give satisfaction, A full' line of the latest style* lo sample*. • ,J. til M, Kim ,m.n»i ^ I." " .1" 1 •! ' w*f.«RirMiu>, 4, i. sH*r *«*p, ',1 ' 6HDPBBIWBJMWMR8, AT Consumption Cured. An old pliysiuiaa, retired from practice, having had pinned In his limitls by nn Knat India missionary Din formula of a simple vegetahla remedy for Iho speedy and porinnunnt cure of Consumption, Itronuhitis, Catarrh, Asthma and Lung Afleulions, nisi) a positive and rail leal euro for Nervous Debility hnd Nervous Complaints, afler having tested Its wonderful curat ivo powers in tliousniiils of casus, hns felt it Ills duly, to make It known to Ms siill'erlng fellows. Actuated by this motive MM! a desire to relievo human suffering, 1 will send free of charge, lo nil who desire it, this reelpo, in Gorman, Frouuli, or English, with full tliioelioiiH fur preparing nnd using. Sent by mail bv addressing with stamp, naming thts paper. W. A. NOVBS. H20 Power's Block, Rochester, N. Y. 48yl DECOIIAII IlIVIStOM. Time Table in effect June 14. 1891 Passenger going North... S:lo. P M South. 4:20. " Freight. " North, .. .2:4.1. P. M J. K. Pititiir Ajrent. Aak my agents for W. T.. Ranslaa Hhotia. If tint far anl« In yonr place nitk roar ileuler to aenit fiir cntnlogue, aocure iho ngenry, nntl ^ec ihem Tor yon. (f-TAKK NO HdlHTITUTE. _« FOR ^tn^i^ FOR! WHY IS THE W. L. DOUGLAS $3 SHOE CEN&EN THE BEST SHOE IH THE WORLD FOR THE MOHEV? It li n lotiiuli^* •liot*. with no tncknor vrnx thrfnt to hurt tho (t'Jtj mado of tlio W»t flno culr, cuIU:* atij oanj, flnJ hrrmiio we mak* more »hot» vt iMt ttmitr t/tun nnj/ alhtr uumvfactunr, it cquala lifttid- ftitwrt. *\vnt* coxtlnic fruit. t\,M lo (J3.«>. 0tgt 00 (Juiiulttft Ilmiil-ficivrtl. Iho flnrat c»If «4/*a7*) «h«»a Qvor «t(Tvrvtt fur v<i\mt» trtiivW Iinm>rt#f1 *hi*v» which cwitt from ftt.O' lofil'^.oo. CtA. OO Iliuiil-ScwfU Wvt: ISItur. nnn rnlf. •()il«»t, comr>irUltlnnml tlurahia. Tho IJ<**I fthoo uvrr olTurotl nt this prfco; namo Kratio a.i cw- tutti-niadn HIKKIH contln^ from tcuu t» QtM. CftQ 50 Police Minor Farmerm Jlollroail ll»n nnd Jx»lterCarrh*rfiftll wuar tlirni; Hue rAti*. lantnlnwjt, muootli Insldo, lioavy thrue EUIPA, extfh- •lou fltlan. Ono pair will wunr a^car. flSO «*0 Alio rnlft im lioU«r fh*xi«v«r «fffrrj nt »d9*t£*i thU prlco; ono trial wUr con*!«*••« \lu>n» who waut atihtKi for com fort and fterrtcfl. OO '-'^ »"'* •JaOO Wurl<|MiTinun*M ibo«« *4>is&a aro very *.inni»j and tluruMo. I'lime whi» ha»o Klfcn them a trial will wenr »t> other make. r3 nUc | V'2.00 mid »1.7.^ r<cho«>l ihon« am uUTD woni hythn iKiviovcr/whpre; thryiu.l on their merit ft, an tho lucruaKlna; auk-it choir. 0 OatliAeB Q.'I.OO MlilHl-eMIWCll *>>'>«. ^tt mmC* U lt?0 lhinK»la, vei7Kiylliih:«iualirrvucIi lmported HhocN dwtiiitffmni ti> liitdlvfe' •J.-'iO, «'2.00 tinU «1.T5 «!um for Mlitus are the bent flnu uongola. StylUhann ilurattlc. <?nutloM.—Heo that W. I,. Doutflas' namo ana prico *vrg itajiipod on the bottom ot vacli ihoe. W.U bOUULAM, Urucktou,Mau. . sou) isr LUHMAN - & SANDERS. wmv MILLS. C. P. DARLING. (StiPeejtor tu Darling & Stiles.) — UKAt.KK IN — Wind Mills, Pumps, Tanks*Feed Mills, Corn Shelters &c. In wind mills I furnish pumping *ml geared niHIs etimbiued, nltd built steel a nil wood pumping ui'lls. Olllun nntl shop lirst door smith of Hoy & McNeil's 'hardware »lore, Pi'Rt- Tilltt, Iowa. POSTVILLE lAiVOM OLIVE BRANOHILODOHNO. U% AXIUJITS OF PYTHIAS. Ueati on thu ••oonil ami foaitb Yrldayeranlnr u oaolt month. Vailing t»*tLrcn In gtod ilaaA always w«>»ouia. , / TMItlUH ora, 0. c. Cnn. Ban/roN, K of K « H NOBLE IitlDOE M*. 51. .4. o. u. ir. Tlir. Loral Auelunl Order «f U»it»rt Workmen meet* the Soooml and Fourth Satnridg* evonlngs In entsh nVonth, ii» tho MulBrile Hull over the Brick Drug- tore. JOHN WKLSHL, M. W. JAMV* PeKitr, Recorder. BROTHERLY LOVE LODGE. No. 204, A. f. <t A. M. Regular m«otings on Tuesday opening on or before the full of the moon. All brethren in good standing are cordially lorllett to intend. E. n: STILM, w. M. W»t. Morr. Seo'y. OHUHOH DIRECTORY. CONORBaA'riOMAi-KgY.N. L. Burton, r«- tel. FietohlUB svoyBuiiaay at to-.til) A.M. and7130 vu, Sabbath Nebooi la>w«di*te!y *f*»r nvn-nlag tet\l«t>, Y.P. Hi O; ». ui*»t* «v«ryBund»jr «v«nluyat till. Vreytr U(H. ln« \Vedn**tlay eveuio«». U»1TH0D1RT,-K#T, 8, J. fcooswopd, Tsstpr. rifiubing i*rTi««a »T«iy8 >wrt*y*» Wi*o AM ( .»o4TtlB V> at. nmth*^ *»ho«|,la>T»aau ' »|*lk.«aw *»<«iui)« *»rv|o*.' ^pwerth ,,' tttflk *wt,fiwto f»*»lM «*»i»* «'«>«««• Pr *y *r WIMI «»» ««e*«a*;»y *»•**•* at. ^ 1 I4IUI.,CI|H }U11 w« narXVatU ibilMll.

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