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•ViTi -TfiffiV TtoMvlUe Weekly Review TOnVtLLM, ••rSAT, KAY14. V4H1 • • •' ' • : W. IT. BTTBDIOK, Bditor. Mnltrtd at the potloffic* at PottviUt at t—ond-tlau matUr. QTOBXEfl AND ANSWERS. It has been ft long time since we had any discussion with our friend of the ikin Hampton Tribune, anil we dislike to do it for the ronton thai he ii 10 liable to lose hie ordinarily good temper. JFor eorae reason he has been trying to precipitate a controversy with ui fer come lime, and in a recent issue he iirops on to ni on the tariff queilion, and especially on the tin Induitry in wordi following to-wit: "Hae Mr. Uurdiok erer seen it stated in a demeoratie paper that tiu plate CAWNOT he made In the United StatosP The Idea that a sheet of steel or iron eaanot be dipped In melted tin in this country was never conceived in the mind of a democrat or any othor person of sense. It has been claimed by tho democratic press that there Isn't a tin mine, of any consequence, lu the Unltod States; that practically all of the blot* tin must be Imported; that if we could impart tin plate cheaper than wo could manufacture It tho best thing to do was to produce something liore that we can produce cheaper than England can and trade it for tin plato. 1 hose are the claims of all sensible democrats. How eomes the REVIEW with tho assertion that our Bianulaoturers are produolng better tin plato than do the English and soiling it at lower priess than it was previously sold. Now will the UKVIEW answer thoso questions: Has the McKlnley bill wrought any changes in this country wtiieh make it possible for manufacturers to dip shouts of steel into molten tin at cheaper rates than they could. have done It a year or two ago? If wb can now Import block tin and work it up into tin plate nnd sell it cheapen' than does Eagland, could wo not hare done tke same thing without a tariff, whloh enables the manufacturers in this country to form trusts aud rob the people? And please toll us, also, why tho manufacturers asked for a tariff on tin plate if they knew that they could produce it and sell It cheaper than it was being sold? Wasn't it idiotic under such conditions, for them to ask for the passage of a law which would tend to stimulate competition at homo to such nn extent as to reduco the price of the manufactured article? But tin pints is NOT ciioaper than it was beforo the enaotmont of tho McKln­ ley bill •• it Is higher ilia robbing of the public has boguu. Hut 'a ceul on a tin cup' is so lit'.Te that the buyer will nover realize it, you know, aud will go x>n sustaining the tariff." We give our friend's article entire in order to be perfectly fair to him as well as to enable us to anstvor bis interrogatories moro lucidly. To the first interrogatory we answer emphatically TKH . Until within the past few months tho democratic press, both high nnd low, insisted that thcru was not a pound of tiu oro mined in this country, nnd there was not a sheet of tin plate rolled hero, AND COULD NOT B«, for the reason that wu had neither the machinery nor tho skilled workmen to do it. It was claimed there was a secret process known to HIP tiu manufacturers of Wales by wlii. a tho sheeU could be made very thin nnd at tho earns time vory tough and pliablo, a dessideratum that we could not reach ia this country. Even after Prvsideut Harrison made his trip to California a year ago, aad saw with his own ayes the pigs of tin from the Tomescal mines corded up along tho railroad track for shipment the domoorallo papers still maintained that It was all a lie, that uo tin was mined In this country! And In Ohio during the last campaign, when McKlnley himself dipped the sheet of steel Into the molten tin nnd with his own hand made tin from tiu plate, it was still assertod that no tin was or could bo made here! Of course we assert, as is claimod in the following paragraph, that our manufacturers are making a better quality of tin and selling it at a lower price than before the law was enacted. We do not assert that it is sold at a loss price than It was sold AT TUB TIME the law was euaotod, though the advance Is very slight. But taking the average of ton years befero the passage of the ' bill it Is much cheaper now. Now as to the direct questions: "Has ' the McKlnley bill wrought any ohnngea wbtoh make it possible for manufacturers te dip sheets of steel Into molten tin •t cheaper rates than they could have done it a year or two ago?'' To answer that question it would only be necessary to point to steel nails, wbiob. before the tariff of two cents a pound was put on them, sold for sis to eight cents. Today they are told In Pittsburg for tl.60 per keg of 100 lbst The same result followed the placing of a , high tariff on steel rails, and it always follows where we have the raw mat*' rials for manufacture. As the next two paragraphs are* continuation of the Mat question we will combine them in the reply. •'; If we can now make tin and sell it as cheap, or oheaper on the; average of years, than England, would we not do the same thing without a lailfi? Ne, wfe could not. And why? Simply because we oeuld not have what some tdrm a monopoly of ths market. For instance a tin plato plant waipm) in under free trado In tin plate, As soon aij Hi product was put on the.marmot EnffUnd wvuUI drop in; *:'-|»rgo , '- f »r, tiiore aud put the prioe »v farJjflftf jht cost of manufacture that the debit nev •.Iknil would oollnpM JIB tbrM »yoU»t VfUeti Soglftnd. wpqld^pH^UU t!&,]&Ug high «noagh to »»kfcjj^JfljiMr" has been clone Jq 1 " ** PMt. \.]}Mifm, dbBf.' MmtiUvl" and tho same interest on Capital invested that they wore subject te. aad this thty eould stand, especially when there was a ready market for all they could produce. It is plain for any one to tee that they could not stand low prices when the mirket was glutted rith imported tin admitted free of duty. The concluding paragraph, "a cent on a tin cup," is unworthy of notice because our friend and everybody else knows that there bas boen no such advance on a tin cup, and no advance at all for that matter. Ho and they know that with tho rapid development of the i ml in try now going on it will not bo a year before tin will be cheaper than it ever has boon, but even then we shall not buy a tin cup, any cheaper than we do today. Ia conclusion we append a synopsis of the repoit of Ira Ayer, a special agent of the treasury department, who hns just mado an exhaustive report to Secretary Foster on the tin question: "Quarter ended Septomber 30. 1191 — Five manufacturers reported, tin plates, 162,489 pounds; terne platos, 074,433 pounds; total, 826,92J pounds. Quarter ended Deeembor 31—Elovon manufacturers reported, tin plates, 216,911 pound*; ternc plates, 1,193,910 pounds; total. 1,409,821 pounds. Quarter ending March 31, 1892— Nineteen manufacturers reported, tin plates, 1,099,668 pounds; tome plates, 1.904,431 pound*; total, 3,004,087. These figures do not Include the production of sheet iron or sheet steel used in the manufacture of articles tinned or ternc plated, estimated at 2,000,000 pounds. Mr. Ayer says the Indications are that under existing conditions tho production of tho country before the close of the second (Weal year will bo in excels of the annual rate of 200,000,000 pounds. Accompanying the report are n largo number of lcttors from manufacturers giving descriptions of their plants prospects, nnd generally expressing a linpo thxt the law will bo permit tod to remain unclisngod." little higher to the retailers for a short time, but the latter were never enabled to sell to the consumer at an advance, while during the past year noarly all goods have been sold cheaper than before, as the Telegraph fraakly admits. This being thu case what ground is there for tho democrats to go before the people asking for a redue- tlon of the tariff that goods msy be made cheaper? The idiotic absurdity of such a proposition is too great even for tho democratic Telegraph, and we do not wonder that it demands some thor issue not so fully and completely exploded by feels. To presume upon tho gullibility not to say idocy of the peoplo on this question after what is now nctually known is to place a vory estimate on their common sense. The Telegraph tells a solemn truth whan it says that the country cannot again be carried by the democrats on the issue ofirec trade. AIT HONEST ATJKISSION. Wo have been constraiued to censure the Dubuque Telegraph a good deal for its position on free silver coinage, single tax, etc., but we have given it credit for a great dual ef independence and ability in its editorial columns In a latu moo it pointed out the necessity of tho domoarats raising some othor issue thun tho tariff, and took occasion to present its free silver ideas as such issue. Hut as there is neither danger or hope oJ the lattor issue being mada by tho national convention at Chicago it is usoleis to s,>ond aay time on that subject. Republicans would bo only too glad for this issuo to be raised but it will not be, because tho democrats MUST have New York, Connectl cut and Now Jersey to win, and they kuow that not oao of these states can be carried on a free silver platform. But what wu started out to do was to givo the viows of Ilia Telegraph on the tariff issue, and this is what It says vurbatim: "The Telegraph may be rulstakeu but it Is satisfied that, whoover the enn- didato, Ui oro 'is not promise of success for the party in the tariff issue alone, Hecnuse the democrnts swept the conn try on this issuo iu 1890 it does not fol low that llioy will or can repeat the performance In 1892. Then tho McKlu ley law had just been enacted, and rotallers, anticipating that tho maau facturors would raiso prices, marked up thoir (,oods. Consumers had oonse- quentiy to pay more for fabrics nftor the bill had become operative than they had paid beforo, and assuming that this would bo permanent, aud that tho bur den of iudirect taxation had beon increased when it should have been diminished, tens of thousands of them who had formerly voted tho republican voted the democratic tlukot. But the advance in prices was only temporary, Soon after the election they receded to the former general lovil, and today— whilo linens, pearl buttons, tin plate and a fow other artloles are slightly higher, • they are lower on the whole than at the tiiuo the bill was passed By Its failure to raise prices the MoKin- ley act has disappointed both its friends and enemies; but tho fact that It has thus failed is a ooncluslvo proof that tho domoorats can not as.effectively use It In ths approaching campaign as they did two years ago. Logioally, the democrats should declare against .the principle of protec tlon and in favor of free trado, but as the masses are not yet ready to accopt the latter, it would be uusafe to pronounce for it ia the platfoim. Yet i pronounoemeut on the tariff similar to that made in 1884, and whloh was reaffirmed in 1888, would not give much greater promise of success; for as do fin ed by the taiilt plank of the '84-'8( platforms the diflerenco between the demoorallo and republican parties Is not a difforonee of principle but of rates. - Both would oontinue the policy •t protection, but one would make the avwrago tariff rato low while the other would make it high. As we now see, a high tariff rate -protection haying multiplied faotories until competition Is •reducing prises in spite of It—doet not neoessarlly mean high prices, for concurrently with the highest tariff we have ever had prises are lower .than,at any previous period. At all this it universally kuowu, it Is vain to suppose that on a platform domandlng free 'raw materials aud a redaction but contlnu atlon of duties on manufactured goodSi a policy which would reduce the issue between the parties to a question of only a tew oonts, the democrats can win. There it not enough in the ittac to arouse the peoplo. A bold declare tlon for free trade would ohalleugi attention and make an animated can vats, but at hat been said free trade it not talQolently well understood to assure a triumph." Bear in mind the Telegraph Is a dent ooratlo paper, it It not tunh a demo oratic paper at the Cedar Hapldt Uazette it a republican paper. It did not support Wheeler for governor and it not now supporting Harrison or any other republican for president, It it just M much of« democratic paper as the Herald or Leader, sod realty more w, ! for It support* the Iowa deu>ooratio before on fice coinage at mil at fi«c/ 4r«d«. Jfenct lu.twtlff ohMt-vtilod ADDITIONAL LOCAL. List of Letter* remaining uncalled for in the postofllce at Postyille, Iowa, May 7. 1892. Par­ lies calling for any of them will please say "Advertised:" J. L. Hughes, J. McCann, Ann Olsson. Jxi. PKRHT , P. M. - -If. S. Harris, of Norton, Kansas, in remitting for the RBYIF.W another year, says crops are looking fine and they are still centented, having resided there now five years, aad "we could hardly get along without the old home paper." We see by hii Utter head that Mr. Harris is engaged in fine stock railing, Clydesdale horses and Poland China hogs. Ho calls his place "Prairlo View Stock Farm." THIS week's Courier-Journal bas two more long editorial letters from Washington on the political situation. It is a dismal view that Mr. Watterson takes of It. He can figure out nothing but dire defeat unless Cleveland and Hill aro both shelved and sorao strong man ho can unite tho factions, placed In nomination. Ho is far seeing onough to know that no democrat can bo ctlact- od without New York, and this in the way he fenli about Cleveland and that state: "Mr. Cleveland carried Now York in 1884 by a bare plurality. He lost it in 1888 uy a majority away up in the thousands. The parly was fairly united in tho first instance, and entirely united in the stcnml. Now, it is split wide open from one end of the state to the other, and, bravely as the devoted and enthusiastic but inadequate band of Mr. Clovoland'a following would fight tho battle, thoy would be overwhelmed. Enthusiasm Is a good thing as far as it goes. But il does not go far enough. The numbers aro against Mr. Cleveland and at the ballot box it is numbers that count. There are In New York nearly a million and a half of voters. Let us ssy thal twelve hundred thousand of these are divided iu noarly equal portions betwoon tho democratic and republican parties, with throe hundred thousand left to represent the independonls, the cranks nnd '.ho floaters. Of tho latter either parly has the chance to secure tho lion's share. But suppose cither should enter n campaign with handicaps to carry among its own voters, how would the matter stand? Mr. Cleveland hns nover shown any strength with tho floating vote. He was electod govsrnor because a hundred ttiousundi'opiiblican* stayed away from the polls. He carried the state for presidvnt two years later by tho merost- scratch, with Conkling, Bur chard and Providenco to help him Four years later, ho lost it by nearly liftoen thousand. What has happened since to indicate that, out ot power, with no federal fabric to back him, but a divided party in front of him, he is stronger now than he was four wars ago? If it wore required to vindicate a principle, I should exclaim 'God «)'• it!' But Mr. Cleveland represents nothing which other, and moro available democrats than he, do not represent as well as ho. We gavn him his renominalion in 1888, and, with eveiy thing in his favor, ho lost liia election. It is a demonstrable proposition that now, with everything against him, ho can not win it. In New York, lie will have to bridge an impassable gulf. In llis wost. his silver views and record give us no assurance that he can mifke Ibo gains to compensate for his losses in the east. Even in Indiaua his name is the key note to a schism. He has played out ills good luck, and ho ought not to ask or expoct his party blindly to back his bad luck." THE following, from the Rookford Register, expressos our viows to a dot. and every word of it is gospel trnlh. Wo arc only surprised that the Charles City people will tolerate such a barna- ole and givo it any patronage at all Suoh a light on a contemporary for no other reason than that he has hold the position for throo years that the sol urnnator held for fourteen years is worse than contemptible--it is despicable: "It is an uuonlted for and malignant fight, that waged by the Advocate man against the Chartts Oily postmastor and his administration of the ofiloo. It comes with mighty poor graoo for him the 14 year incumbent of the same ofiloo, the presiding genius of the dirty, cobwebby holo which was so long endured by the patrons of the Chas. City office, to in any way crltiolse the present clean and satisfactory management of the office, and when It comes to official connection with politics, there was moro skulduggery aud orafty Manipulation of politics by him in one week than in a whole four years' term under Dyke." «s EDWARD ATKINSON is a noted free trader, yet this Is what he says in the May number of the Forum to comfort the "calamity tbrlekers" who are ours- ing the protective tariff: "Thero hat never been a period In the history of thit or any other country when-the general rata of wages was at high at it it now, or the prises of goods relative to the wages at low at they are today, nor a period when the workman, in the ttrlot »onse of the word, hat to fully secured to hit own usa and enjoyment such a steadily and progressively Increasing proportion of a constantly increasing product," «sssss -ass»nassss Why They Knelt Charles II. of England waa noted foi his good nature, ttnd although ho was sometimes called "Unthinking Charlet," yet his heedlessness was more an apparent than a real characteristic. The extravagance 'of his rclgn went hand In hand with poverty, nnd oh tamo occasions even the royal table was but poorly served. Thero is a story told of Gramroont, who one day dlnod in state with the king. Charles bade the count to notice that he was served upon the knee, ti mark of respect to guests of the king ogle common ntjather courts. , l 'I thunW your majesty for thu ojfc; risYtwMpaU 1 iMMwered Qraanmou.fc. , m thought they wuio t».gifluw wnWf«; g^y^^eo.h»(jjt 'Ouij»eii , i''-vXoiiUii*l ;*'A Yard of Panties." Mow is your chance! "A Yard of Pansies," an exquisite oil-picture, a companion to "A Yard of Roses,' which has been so universally admired given, free of cost, as a souvenir with every copy of Pemorest's Family Magazine for June. "A Yard of Pan sies" was paintod by the same noted artist, V. Jnuus, who paintod the "Roses," but competent art-critics pro-, nouncc the "Pansies" to bo superior to tho "Roses." "A Yard of Pansies" was painted to order at a cost of $300, and tho reproduction, which is given with eacli magazine, is in every respect equal to the original. And this is only ono of the many notabht foaturcs that make tho June number tho best one ever issued. The first article, "Mammoth Cava by Flash-Light," is the finest ono ever publiihod on the snbject, and is illustrated by over a score of superb pictures,- pictures of places that have never before been photographed, so that one may become familiar with tho wonders and benutios of tliU marvelous place without incurring tho fatigue and expense of a personal visit. "Tho [Queen of Flowers" is a charming article about tho rose, with illustrations of all the fashionablo varieties, actual size. "A Panoramic View of Existing Religions," by Rev. Carlos Martyn, will interest ovcrybotly. and explain many points of likeness aud difference between religious beliefs of tho present day. Sergeant Dunn of the U. S. Weather Bureau at New York has a splendid illustrated articlo, "How tho Weather it Forecast." All who havo dabbled in photography will enjoy the humor of "A Successful Failure" and the accompanying picture*. Then there are excellent stories, every dopartniont is overflowing with good things, and thoro aro about 250 illustrations, including a full page portrait of the publisher. And this June number costs only tho usual price, 20 cents. The subscription price is $2 a year. Published by W. Jennings l>cmorest, 15 East 14th S>,., New York. OKDIWANOE No. 101. An Ordinance to vacate part of street running oast and west through the center of bloeks Nos. 28 and 27, Law' ler's addition. Be it onaetod by the town council of the incorporated town of Postvillc, Iowa: SEC . I. That the street running east and west through the center of blocks Nos. 28 aud 27, In Lawler's Addition to Postville, Iowa, bo changed from a street to an alley thirty feet wide. SEC . II. That fifteen (16) feet off of the south side and fifteen (14) feel off of the north side of said street, through block No. 28, nnd fifteen (16) feet off of the sautb side ef said street, through block No. 27. be vacated. Sue. III. That tho town hereby relinquishes all right, title and interest in and to the part of said street herein vacated, to tho respective owners of lots abutting thereon. Passed and approved this 6th day of May, 1892. S. F. CUNTON. Mayor. Attest: WILLIAM SHKPIIE*D, Recorder. O. M. A St. P. Excursions. To the Democratic National Convention, at Chicago, beginning June 21s\ tickets will bo sold for one fare for the round trip from stations within 260 miles of Chicago, on June 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, making return coupoas good until June 27th. All othor stations outside of 250 mile limit will sell Juno 17th to 21st inclusive, making return coupons good until July Sth. For the Conference of Uorman Bap list Brcthron to bo held at Codar Rapids, Iowa, June 3rd to 9th, good for going passage on date of sale only at one fare tor round trip. Sell May 30lh to June 6th inclusive, return coupons good until June 30tb. From April 26th tickets will be sold via Detroit, Grand Haven * Milwaukee steamer. Steamer* loavo Milwaukee daily at 8:30 p. m. For ratos see Milwaukee joint rato sheet. For the Republican National Conven tion. to be hold at Minneapolis, June 7 the C. M. A St. P. R'y will soil exeur sion tickets at fare one way for the round trip. Will soil June 3, 6, 7, 8 and 9 good to return until June 15. For the Dsmocratin State Convention to beheld at Council Bluffs, May 11. will sell excursion tickets at one lowest shc.rl lino fare for tho round trip. Will soli May 9 to 11, good to return until May 12. M. F,. TAI.COTT , Agt. Council Proceedings. Council met in rogular session April 1, 1892. The following bills were allowed: Wm. McQuillan, for stoao, - 1 25 John Cola, labor on streets, 2 25 Wm. Shepherd, office rent, salary, poll books and clerk of olebtion, - - • - 44 30 F. W. Tuller, services as marshal 16 60 Henry Jacobs, labor on streets, 60 W. N. Burdlck, attending council meotings, Ac, - 7 60 C. Thorns, attouding council meetings, - i 00 G. Staadt, attending council meetings, - - 9 00 J. Moyor, attending council meetings, - - 9 00 W. C. McNeil, attending council meetings, - - 8 f0 R. N. Douglass, attending council meotings, - 9 00 J. H. Sanders, attending council moetlngs and judge of election, 11 00 Official bond of S. F. Clinton, mayor, approved. Official bond of Wm. Shopherd, recordei, approved. Official bond of J. McEwen, treasurer, approved. Tho oath of office was taken by councilman elect W. C. McNeil and R. N. Douglass. The old counoil retired nnd new council culled to order by 8. F. Clinton, mayor. The mayor appointed the following committees for the year: Health— (i. Staadt, J. H. Sanders, R. N. Douglnts 1 Ordinanoe-W. C. MoNeil, J. H. Sanders, C. Thorn a. t Street—Jacob Meyer, C. Thoma, G. Staadt. Finance -R. N. Douglass, IV. C; McNeil, J. Meyer. On motion petition to vaoate part of street running eatt aud west through center of blookt 2« nnd 27; referred to ordinance committee. On motion petition to build sidewalk on south side of Military street, referred to ordinance committee, John Cole was elected street ooiu- mtttlouer for ensuing ybar. F. W. Tuller was elected marshal for ensuing year- Moved and carried Ihat tho salary of F. W. Taller be f)7S for the eusuing year, in full of all services. Fee* oo.fr looted by him to te tumod Into the city treatury. . ^ f . i MEKTIMe) QF M4T , , » The ordinance goejjnlttoe-pres^tetl •nil »J»l'r«fl»#V. 9-S kS^fl; „• JVe.WQMtreo,of tip /pe. tltlpp Mk |p| ,M Are you going to buy a New Carpet this spring? Now i» your opportunity to see a choice selection of ALL WOOL ING-RAINS, RAILROAD TIME-TABX.B8 22, 1891, Ry. will 4 :51 p. ..8:28 a. BODY BRUSSELS, TAPESTRY BRUSSELS, •UNION & COTTON CHAN. Prices Low if you buy. It will cost you nothing to see them. Also remember that I carry the Largest Line of Lace Curtains, and Window Shades and Fixtures in tho city. Yours Respectfully, On and alter Sunday, Nov. traint on the C. M. & St. P. leave Postvillo as follows. noiMO EAST. Passengers. No. 2 No. 4 (night) Freights. No. 10 Chicago Slock. No. 6 Wav Ne. 12Mifwaukee Stock OOINO WEST. Passengers. No. 1 night No. 5 Freights. No. 7 Way Freight... No. 9 Time Freight ... No. 11 Time Freight.. All Freight trains montioned, n\oept No. 12. carry passengers when providtd with proper transportation. Ko. <J between N. McGregor and Mason City. M. E. TAI.COTT , Agent." B. C. R.&N.R. E. WALTER CHRISS. A complete and full stock of Lumber, Lath, Shin gles, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings and Building Pa per, yellow pine Flooring and Ceiling oak, ash and maple Flooring. All parties intending to do any building the coming season will consult their own interest by obtaining figures from me. Particular attention to filling bills Best of grades only handled. Educational Mass Meeting at Clear Lake, Iowa, Saturday, May 28, lH'J-2. At a meeting of the county superintendents of northern Iowa held in April it was planned to have an "educational love feast" for teachers anil pupils of northern and central Iowa, and all othors interested, at Clear Lake, Saturday, May 28th. Special excursion trains will bo run from McGregor, Northfleld, Msrshalltowu, Sheldon, Ft. Dodge. Decorali and Cresco. The very lowest possible rato will be made. Inquire of looal agent for particulars. Tho most emiuent educational nicn of tho northwest will bo present. Amgng those already secured to give addresses are: Supt. Albert G. Lane, Chicago. O. E. Wolls, Supt. Pub. Inst., Wisconsin. D. L: nesoiii. J. D. Iowa. Pros. W. M. Bsardshear. Pres. 11. II. Seorley. Mayor D. W. Hum, Clear Lake. Mrs. Elizabeth H. Boohuiler, Sioux City. Choice music will bo furnished by the bost bands and singers of tl.o state. A free boat-rido will be given the children. All city and county superintendents, principals and loaclior<i aro urged to make arrtingomonts to organize parties with well-filled lunch-baskets, and come for a May-day outing. COMMITTEE. D. W. Welko--,-Charles City. Supt. R. C. ilarrelt, Osage. Supt. A. K. Salo, Mason City. Supt. Carrie Uyrno, LoMars. Supt. B. F. Reed, Algona. Kiohle, Supt. Pub. Inst., Min- Knoopiler, Supt. Pub. Inst., Ho Guve the Wulgui. Patrick was nn employe in a gro- ery whore tho sonrolty of holp had compollod the grocor lo take In nn assistant who was ontlroly without exporlcnce. One day tho grooor. in weighing out a purchase to a customer, tourohed ubout tho scales for rouiothlng. "Patrick!" ho called out, "where'* tho pound weight?" •The pound weight is it. SureIt'e Misther Jones that hot the pound weight." ••Mr. Jones has HP What do you moan?" "An suro, didn't yer tell me to be perlltc to the regular customersP" ••Of oourso." "Well, thin! Misther Jones comee In tho next day for a pound of tay. An' tayt he, when I axed him what quality o' tuy he wud have, •Wbatlver ye give me,' tayt he, 'give me ' the weight!' So I putt in the pound weight In the package wid the tay. C trlite like, an' it's himself that's gone Id tt|"'wtouU>'e Companion. Tbe Doctor's Betort. One of the brightest phyaioiana of Portland and one of the ablest thoolo- (inns of Bath were in tho physiological •oora at Bowdoln medical college not ong ago cJtamining, in company with •there, microscopic slides certain peculiar glandN of the lntostlnes. The phy- •iolan at once launched out into it irilliant discussion of tho glands nnd ihelr relation to various diseases. The theologian grew tired »:Ctor a time and Inally said:"You dtcttw* know so wuoh about the uncertainties of this world that I should think you would lot want to.Uve." . "you theologians," ..^VwOfi'te^Heapf the ne«t that J. SHEPHERD M.D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, U. «. FBKHIOK HI&U1XI1U. Ofn«* ak rsifrianea on Oraon ttroet. Booonil hoas* Dalit of noy A UoNoll'e linnlwalo. F.J. BECKER, M. D., KCO MEOPATHIO rilYlilCIAN AND 8U110KON. OITICQ on K«con<l Kloor ot Pai'kov Jlullillnc. n«ar t'oitofflcv, t'ostrUle, lotra. STATIONEKY. Don't forget, when you want plain or tancy Stationery, that the Review office is the place to get it cheap. DR. J. S. GREEN, ora of town. riirsiciAX a, suucitoN, n and Residence Southwest par All ealli promptly attended CENTRAL MEAT MARKET. OILSON & cour.r, mors. Having forni'td a''co-partncrsliip, wu intond to constantly keep on hand a full stock of both" fresh and salted moats. We niuUr a specially of bolog. ua, pork, liver and summer sausages. Also all kinds ol prepared meats. Kndeayoring to give saisfaolion, we solicit a portion ot your patronage. ALL READY. DANIEL A. JERALD, ZMZerclxa ,ri .t Tailor, Postville, Iowa. All work (Warranted io give satisfiic lion. A full line of the latest style in samples. w, Wm. SHEPHERD, ATTORNEY AT L Iusnranco Agent and ColUetor, Authorized to practice In all tlin court! of til <ute. Officii ovoi Lion's ttoro, brick Mock. POSTVILLE - - IOWA. DR. C. H. HUNT, Tfie DENTIST. .. 11:06 n. m . 4-.10 p. m. ..V36 p. ni. , .12.10 a. m. . A0:U a. m. 11:05 u. . 6:15 p. .8:46 p. FRED. Store. That explains tho condition of IhU concern to a dot. Our storo is full of sessonsblu good*, and wo are full of energy aud honest intentions. Wo therefore feel warranted in anuouncing ourselves ull re.ndij for liusinets, and respectfully invito the Attention of tho public for a few moments while wo endeavor to show that this announco.vriit is of vital importance to you all. Wo are expending our best efforts to conduct a suo- eessful business, aud arc sharp onough to SOB we can do so ouly by gratifying: the wants of our patrons. That is what wo aro hero for, and that is just what wo proposo to do. If you want lo be edified, gratified and almost stupefied by big bargains and kind treatment, coino right along, and we will 1111 you so full of contentment and brotherly lovo that yon will want to glvo every man you meet a quarter. uuu AIM is To sell only first-class goods. To sell them as low as wo possibly can. To soil only suoh goods as wo can reoomraeud. To please all who favor us with thoir patronage ' To represent our goods only as wo believe thrm to be. To treat overybody honestly and fairly as we would ourselves be treated. That sounds good. Has the right kind of a ring, does if notP and now please bear in mind wo praellce just exactly wkat wu preach. You need not take our word for it, hut come in at any time nnd see for yourselves. Anil uow a word In logs id to our stack. We, of course, think It is nice. Wo know wo have made sn honost effort to seouro.the very best nrtioles in our line toj.e found in the market, and know no one can buy closer than wu have. The goods are here In our store, we have marked the goods as low as we possibly can. the result must depend upon our ao.|ons, and we do uot worry over thu Issue. Wo only ask the people to examine our goods, luatn our prices, and follow their own convictions. fhauklug our old friends for the cordial support we have received »t tl«ilr; R , NI D OUCI.ASS, bands in the' past, and promising our best eflnrU Vp' merit n share el: y 6»v fuluro patronage, we remain 1 Yjsry Iriily yojirf, V ; 'F .M. WV.. £.•^...•..1 'i |||ii :olJ^K*gpntf^be^D ;jip Permanently located in I'ostvi Office over Waters & Ntcolay's Hard ware Slorc, Krick Ulock. JA.HAVIRLAND, "Veterinaxy Sixrg-eon, I'OSTVI 1.1. IS, IOWA. Offiso first door East of the Commercial House. Green St., Postville. Iowa. A lino set of surgical instruments. All necessary medicines kept nn hand Thirteen year :i successful practice Calls promptly answered BEEDY. Q-i -PHOTOG-RAPHER.-:- And Dealer in lMc.lurn Frames. Postville - Iowa The Old Reliable Meat Marlut » JOHN B, HAKT, Proprietor. Opposite - Postville - Stato - Bank- None but the best merits purchased. Kverythlng in lir.st-i , |a>t shape. Courteous treatment lo all. Prices alwa)s the lowes.'.. Granite Oemetery Work, Iron Fences, Curbing Sec. Those Intending lo piirelmso Mom- menial work for future delivery will tlml it to lliolr advantage t loxfluilriuM- V- Kidder's (iranito Work in Cemeteries, as ho is doing tlrsl-claBs work atns low prices as can oo procured in tho country. If ho has not called upon you drop him a card at Decornh and lie will bo plowed to visit you with Design* ami samples of all kinds of (iranito, nt tho lowest possible prices, M. V. KIDDER, 34mC Decorah, Iowa. JAPANESE A Gu»ranl««cJ Curs for Piles of whatever kliul or dtigrss-l'.iiornal, Inionwl, llllnil or lllioillutt Itclilng, CUronlc, Keconi or Hevoilltaty, T|iV» Ksincdv has positively novsr hosn knumi lo full. Ji.oo a bos, 6 boias for Ij.oo: sent by mall nrtmahl on recaipt of prion. A wrltleu Guarantee mml- llvolv glvsn to each purchaser of 6 besot, whun puronasod at one tint*, to refund the IJ.IM iialtl if not cured. Guarantee issued by ' * i . „ K|N- UOUGUSS. WKUOOISV, Solo Agent, Postville, Ions. LEAVING AND ARRIVING TIME OF TRAINS. 1IKCOKAH III VISION. i'Unc Table in effect Nov. 15. 1891 Passenger going North ... fi:10. 1' H South •1 :10. " Freight. " North. . ..2:44, I'. M J. K. I'KHUV Agesi. Postville Dray Line P. J. BEUCHER. Prop. Having purchased tho origins. I \>M- villn Dray Line 1 am prepared to d<- nil kind* of draving promptly, care-fully and satisfactorily. (ImM tennis, jmul drays and careful drivers ." iwajs :tt I In; service of the public, xl fair prices. All kli'.ps of light or heavy irmi 1 "^-. iu town or country promptly done. CHURCH BISU'.GTORY. CONOItKOATIONAr..--l :ov K. I,. Iliii-tun, J.PI. toi. Preaching ovory NuiuUy at 1C .311 A.M. ami 7:3!) 1' M. Hnbliath; Kclinul iii-iuotliutrly afUr morning sorvtca. V. 1*. S. C. K. mi^ts every Sunday orentug at 0 Traycr Meeting Wednesday ovunlMi 's. MCT1I0DI.ST.-Rsv. K. J. I.ookwood, Pasti-r. l'roiu-Ulni: fiorvlcc* every Sunday nt 11>:SRA M. ,,n,| 7:3.1 ]'. M. Bnlilmtli hvliool limni-.ll- Htnly aUnr morning sorvU:*. Tho Ejmurth heiiRtlo ovory Nuuduy evoninu nt (1:00 u'cK.-ck. l'rayer moolinu overyl Weilnonilny OVOUIUK ivt 7:00o'eloaU. Yoo,ar« earnestly invited. POSTVILLE LODGES NOBLE LuDGE No 51. A. O. I'. IK. Tin 1,oval Ancient Order of United Workmen meets the Second and Fourth .Saturday evenings in eneh month, in iver tlio Mrick Drug the Masonic Hull i tore. J. W. SMEEIIV, Wu. SimniEitii, Kecordor. AI. W. BROTHERLY XOVE ILODGF, Ko. k M)4, A. F. & A. M. Regular meetings on Tuenliiv i-vcn- ing on or before tho full of I lit- "nicnn. All brethren in good standing are tor- dinllv invited to 'attend. K. I). 8 TII.ES, W. WM. MOTT , JJfio'y. M. p»»s. j, p, Burni, v,»». J AS. MoltWKN, CAHIIH, CITIZEN?. STATE BANK, ro^yiyj,p ,fQVr-A. PAID,VJ>CAPITAL, $85,0Q0. , ' III H •'!»; I' in /uy 1) Q It QenM 'M, lUiiMug BtWlooM, W«y «md Ifowtai- "M jpomtwtlty WiAm Time Dopcilis]. latyOfcda for OUUlds) parcel TONSORIAL PARLORS NRAR THE I'OSTOFFICK. All woi k^doim in llm highest stjle o he art. Satisfaction guarsntepd. J. T. I'AIMIF.H , Prop. $1,000.00 REWARD Ottered for uy Machine that will del aa creak raiur* af <ra*k-si »d da It as easily *«« as welt as east be done on the DAVIS Vertical Peed Sewing Machine. This ««•» has b«M a-etsw*) the »»bUo for tae MM* tsm years. XT HA* HOI BMSK CUUMWD. sure viae MM* «*• Davie •artlec* VccstUtke ; BEET ON 1ARTH. fA,m SBWINO lACBINti CO.

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