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The Pestville Weekly iwiew. I1CDBPEWDKNT AND NEUTRAL PAPEBS. frOitViistfe, JiAT 'liAY; JUNE 14. W. X. BTJRDICK, Editor. MnUrtd at the posloffice at Postville at Mtond-elasi matter. THE MAN NO« ESSENTIAL TO strooESS. Unlike forao occasion* la the past •ince the history of tho republican party began, it is not necessary for tin suc- eets ot the party at thii time that any particular republican bo nominated at Minneapolis next week. 1'liore hato been timoi. as in the caae of Lincoln. Grant and GarOeld, when the party ai one maa, pointed to one of theio groat men ni the person to load it to victory. In 1884, when Blaine was nominated, it wu muck leu a miitake of the party than the force of circumstances - combined, which encompassed tiii defeat. He ought to have been elected, and we beliore a majority of tho democratic party alwayt hare ragrotted that ho was not eleotcd. Hut tho republican party had boon a long timo in power and an apathy had grown up and tho human desire for a "change" had boon developing, which, coupled with the unfortunate accidents of the campaign turned the tables nnd Cleveland was duolared elected by a bare soiatch. It is hardly probable that any republican could have been olected that year, as it seemed to be a docree of fate that the party should pass under the rod that yoar so that the people—the generation tken living—might have an opportunity of sceiag tho working? of one democratic administration. And again four years ago tho man had a great deal to do with the succoss of the party, aud wo doubt if any other nomineo would havo bean successful. Mr. Harrison made the fiaost campaign ever made by a presidential candidate. He did not travel over the country and make the eloquent speeches that Mr. Blaine did, but he made little speeches every day at homo which captivated tho people. Ho niado no mistakes and he had no Or. Biirehards to make mistakes for him. He raado a great campaign and wrcited victory where it Roomod a very uncertain quaatity. While ho has had no opportunity to give the country a brilliant administration (a presidont seldom has in times of profound peace) ho has given us a safe and creditablo administration, and as such wo believe is ontitled to a renoniination and a sure ro-clection and wo havo no other idea than that he will bo both renominated and re-elected. And yet should wither Allison, MoKin- ley, Heed or Algor bo nominated wo can soo no reason why oithor should not bo elected. Had Hlaino not written his Fobruaiy lottor he would certainly havo boon nominated and olected, but now it would look like double dealing fcr him to aeoopt the nomination and we do not beliovo ho will do it. It would now so alisnalo tho thousands of friends of the presideul that bis election would certainly bo jeopardized, and wo beliave that noithor he nor the party can afford to taks the chances. While wo bolieve that by far tho safest and best eoui'fe in to renom­ inate President Harrison we are by no means in the condition of the democrats in respect to a candidate. We havo much available timber and we oannot make a very great mistako. Every indication points to republican sucocss, not only in the presidential but in tho congressional fight. Protection, reciprocity and an honest dollar are the watchword* that will insure victory In spite of everything that can bo brought against them. So we leave tho matter with tho Minneapolis convention with the confident oxpeotatioa that it* deliberations will strengthen the hands of the party and pavo tho way to the grandest victory of modem years. THE St. Louis Clobe-Domoorat, u republican paper, is credited with saying: "No legislation of any sort could pro- vont tho suppression oil the negro vote so long as the negroes attempt to vote in masses. Wlion they divide up their favoiv between tiio parties the race issue will drop out of politics and they will ba allowed to oxoreise the franchise as freely as their white follow citizen*." As this extract is taken from a democratic papor we cannot believe that it ever had the sanotion of a republican papor, but if it did that paper is unworthy of the name of republican, for its language is subversive of free institutions. If the negroos aro not allowed to vote in masses as they desire to vote, why should the white men in tho same seotioK be allowed to "roto in rnnssesf" As the south is now oonstltutid praoti- eally all tht whit* men vote the doroo- eratlo ticket and tho negroes are not allowed to vote at all, became they do not divlda their tot*. "What is sauoo for tho gooso is sauce for the gander." If the white voto wore divided as it is reoonimondod that the nogro yoto bo divided, every southern state would bo republican. But the proper way to do is to lot every American citizen, white or blaak, vote, and vote as he pleases. This will not be a republic until this is done. 3 J T should be borne in mind by the Blulne boomors that n defeated candidate it always a lionvy weight. This is . tho worst olog that Cleveland has to contend with and if ho is beaton at Chicago that will be the cause of it.' The * presligo of defeat olings to a nan like death and vary few men can surmount it, "Nothing nuteeeUa like success." D MMT U QO succeeds. Tu« Springfield (Maw.) Republican (independent) declares that tho present desaoorntfo congress has '<rieii1/earned , defeat, It hM proved llsslUt every ^yBJMrtfurlhyi unorganised lejulsrlau ' ,k •> £ & " * # 1 Wo hope Bro. Otis, of the new Monona Leader, and the peoplo of that enterprising and growing town will exeuse us for tho remarks whleh follow. It is too good a theme for an editorial to let pass by in silence, whou we deem it a mattor of so muoh importance. We understand that tho republican element there would not support the newspaper enterprise if it was to be democratic, aad that tho democrats wore equally opposed to having It republican in politics, so the middle ground of neutrality was decided npon. As Bro. Otis has twice in his life been the editor of republican papers and once for yoars boon the editor of the democratic McOregor Times, it probably would make but lilllo difference to him which party he cspousod, but how lio can be nothing wo are at a loss to see. And if he can be we do not understand why the good -poople of Monona should desire him to bo. An open, conscientious and oonsistont enemy to as is far proferable to a man who we do not know whether is an enemy or a friend, aud who in fact is neither. To us a neutral paper is a constant contradiction aud unworthy the support of any party. To say that an editor has no political convictions which he elierUho* aud would like to advocate is to say that he has nut sufficient ability to conduct a papor anywhere, lie would be on a par with a christian who felt too good to unite with any chureh, and therefore remained on the outside and fought thorn all. This would bo consistent for mou like Hob Ingersoll, who believe in nothing, but it would hardly be so for a man who accepted tho bible and only found fault with church gnverament. It is necessary and honlthful to havo two political parlies to watch oach othor and keep corruption from creeping in, but wn never could see any ocea sion for more than two parties, or for anyone remaining outside of one of these parties. Experiouce siuce the founding of this government has, demonstrated that there can be but two prominent partios, aud that reforms must bo wrought through one of these parties, if wrought at all. Hence independence insido of party lines is com msndable. for this is what insures needed reforms. Wo believe that it is the proper mission of the party editor to advocate roforms in his party, as well as to advocate tho claims of those he beliovos to bo the best men for office BEFORE nominations are made, after whieh he should submit to the decision of hid party and support tho ticket, as to do otherwise would be to jeopardize hi* parly, which oaghl to be of greater importance than tho success of any man. As political parties are composed of human material they aro not and cau- not bo perfect, neither would any independent or neutral citizen evolve a perfect party if auy ono ot them had the power to fnrnlsh a party to order Every man has his own convictions as to which of the two groat parties more nearly fills his political ideal, and we bolievo ho should unito with ono of them and lot liis light shine, elevating his party up to his standard, if por- clianco it. is below it. Wo have just as much sympathy for the honest democrat an for the same kind of a republican, beeauso in that case it is only a matter of opinion anyway. We have almost as many democratic as republican roaders and we bolieve thero is not ono of them but would rather we would write according to our convictions, as wo always do, than to writo something we did not beliovo ourielf from fear of offending somebody. Wo were not built right for a neutral editor and for one we aro thankful for it. It is our "desire nud prayer" to bo fair anil oandul always, conceding the same rights to others that we ask for ourself, but in the gloat battle of life, and especially of politics we ask no man to bo a cipher or a neutral (which is tho same thing) and we cannot bo ono our­ self. "Ye cannot serve God and Mammon." SUNDAY OPENING. Tho Inter Ocean of last Saturday closes an able editorial in favor of opening tho world's fair on Sunday, ns follows: "The Rev. Dr. Gifford, of Immanuel Baptist church, in a sermon, a synopsis of which was published In the Inter Ocean last Monday, not only advooated that the fair should bo thrown open on that day, but that tho prioo of admission should bo greatly reduoed thus giving special inducements for the visits ou that day of those wage earners who oan Illy spare tho time or the money to visit it any other day in the week. That class of the people certainly ought to be given every possible opportunity to become familiar with the fair, for surely none will bo raoro improved thereby and certainly it Is wise to otter thorn every inducement practicable to the study of tho objtut lessons that will there b« afforded. But aside from this there is another reason which argues more potontly for the opening of the fair on Sunday than the accommodation of tho laboring olasses. It Is expected that during the lime of the fair there will bo dally in the oity of Cltleago front ono hundred thousand to live hundred thousand visitors. To those who have studied tho question the shutting of the doors of the fair against this multitude of strangers in our midst on Sunday would bo to give onoouragement to vice and debauchery. It has been said, and doubtless with truth, that the saloon keepers and brewers of Chicago would willingly pay a largo sum to the managers of the fair if they could have the gates scoMi'eij closed against visitors on Sunday. Without doubt the other amusement managers here would also pay well. It would certainly add large ty to tho profits of saloon keepers and amusement raauagors generally ro have this vest multitude of strangoia without any definite place to go when Sunday earue. It seems strange that any person with a sound kuowledge of human nature and practical infoinjatlou as to tho temptations of a groat city would for one moment advocate Sunday olos- iag undor »rion -oironmitKnoe*. With lliu vletouf elaratnt*, thus given full •way, H will tertatnly bo * question at the alow of t\>* fair wbetuer the good (MXtompllehed DM overb»l»nQ«d the oyll , luoldsnt to the oalllu* th« millions to | tui» (reft, oitjr." *'?;r vi " :i 'j TB»«E is talk that John J. Ingalls will be temporary nnd "Bill" McKinley permanent chairman of the Minneapolis convention. VENGEANCE ON THE BAROM-' ETSB. L AST week Wednesday the soldier's monument nt Crcsco was unvolled, presioing older, Rev. II. H. Green, delivering the address. M ASOX CITY has been stirred from center to circumference in religious mailers by a revivalist from Philadelphia, Dr. L. W. Munhall. TUK rep'.iblican state convention has been called to convene at Des Moines, Juno 29th. C'sunty committcos should make an early call for county conventions to the end that full delegations be present. ThiB is a very important yoiir politically and everybody should (,ivo the subject tho attention it demands. OHK of the most destructive cyclones both in life and property that has ever visited the west struck southeastern Kansas on Friday night of last week, sweeping through tho city of Wellington and a couple of smaller towns near by. The death list reaches nearly fifty and the damage to property will fool up at least a quarter of a million. Since then that section has been flooded with rain and devastated with hail. So far this has been a very discouraging soason almost everywhere IT is a groat misforluue to Hie party that the coterie of malcontents and sore heads should have sprung into the arena to attempt to beat Presidont liar rison. It will inject into the campaign a certain amount of acrimony and bitterness that ought not to exist, and might causo defeat in a closo election Tho nnly redeoming feature is that the democrats are in a much worso dilcm ma. It is impossible for them to nom inato a man nl Chicago that will have the enthusiastic support of tho entire party, nor Loarly so much so as Harri son would hayn of the lopuhlican party Not a state convention and not a prom iuent man has thus far arraigned the administration of President Harrison It is aboye reproach and hence there should be no opposition this year. THE supporters of Blaine are in the habit of saying that he is tho strongest candidato that can ba nominated because he has the most enthusiastic following. This is true, but while h has tho raost enthusiastic friends ho also has the most tireless enemies, as was domonstralod eight years ago. No man who has occupied such a position has over been electod president. Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Charles Snronor an Win. II. Seward ware of that class. They were the ablest statesmen of thoir time but the jealousies that thoir greatness engendered were a bar to their sueceis. The democrats look to Clove land with tho same roverenco that the republicans look to Blaiuc, but with far less reason. And yet few of them believe that he could bo elected, if nominated. The enmities and jealous ies that he ha« etigmidnred, even out- lido of New York, make his candidaoy almost the synonym of defeat. It is a noteworthy fact that the republicans hope for the nomination of Cleveland and the democrats strongly desire that tho convention next week be stampeded for Blaine; and in both instances the desire comes from the same cause, lha hope of defoat because they aro both defeated candidates. It is generally safe for a political party not to no.niu ato a candidato that tho opposition desiras. All of which is respectfully submitted to the Minneapolis and Chi cago conventions. DAIRY FARMING. [E. C. Bennett in Rural Life.] "Thero aro no dairy farmers on earth who are making more money than those of the west, says Hoard's Dairyman. That is a statement which seems fully substantiated by known facts. And the further question now arises, "Aro dairy farmers as prosperous as other farmarsP" Tho answer to this is plain to any one who will travel over Iowa. Ho will find tho improvements and substantial evidences of prosperity in the dairy portions of the stato. In all parts will prosperous farmers be found, but the general thrift is iu the dairy portions. And this brings us to a topic not yot dissussed in Rural Lito—how would continued wot weather afieot dairying as compared with other farming? How would a eoro failure affect both classes? This has not been disoussed hero because tho weather hue been dry since tho Rural Life was born. Dairyraon should ho thankful. Prosperity is partly a relative term. Those who do better than others aro considered prosperous, those who fall in the roar are not. The wet weather, while iu souse respects discouraging to dairymen, is much less so to western dairymen than to other dairymen and to other farmers oast or west. Who but the dairymen is putting money into his pocket evory day so far this springP Aud the daily showers make grass, the grass makes milk and the in ilk brings cash. Field work has been abandoned, but dairying ha< not skipped a eog; it has gone right along. If the worst forebodings happen, if our »oru can not be planted in time to mature, than there will be no corn to 'sell, none good for fattening pork or beet, but tho fodder and "nabbins" will make good butter and a lot of it. It is worth more for that than for any other purpose, and this leaves dairying still ahead. The meadows will be something pleasant to contemplate again. Hay will keep staok steers, but will sot make beef. To wake a dollar's worth of beef would require buying two or Hire* times as muoh graie ns to make a dollar's worth of butter. And so dairying has lets to fear than other kiqda of farming. Tho raouoy churned out of milk day by day Is tho money you are sure of, the monoy yon oxpaot by nnd by from other sources is like tho bird In the bash, you may not ? ' ;et it; If the skies and the soil prove avorable to corn raising later on the dairymen will share in the benefits. If they do not, he nan make more out of the pastnre, the meadow nnd the oat field than any other farmer, and has less to worry him in any event, He oan utilize such ojttra orops as millet to better advantage, He oan feed to tho cows almost everything that grows, be it of roots, of grain, or of grass, nnd turn it Into uash, Now, dsiryiuon, f'on't pout and stick out your lips far enough for » potato to lie on them. Yon are the'most fuvored find the least »fS!ot«d of nil and should not deport yotU'iWltYej unseemlv. I bought tnc a bnromatar lotno months ago To foratctl the wet and the dry nnd the anow, And now I reside In tny lovely hall Aud watch the mercury rise nnd fall. It will fall to "stormy,'' and rise to "v.,.. And down to "Bales" I have known it to get, e dnv since it became mine •fair" wet," But never on Has it stood at mine or "dry" or "line." I've watched that barometor day and nieht, I3ut it won't go up to the wishad-for heielit, I ut> at the KUSR, and I shake ttte stand, Anil 1 twiddlo away at tho index hand; 1 give it a bang in any angry pet, But still the mercury sticks at "wet;" Then I tear my hair, and 1 rave and cry "You beast!" but I'll make you point to "dry." I've lighted a Grc about its bnso, I've turpcntlno-plastercd its gloomy face: And leeches I've put on its blistered back, And I've given it many a sounding whack. It has gona to "stormy." "unsettled," "snow." Out to anything fair it declines to go; In vain arc the thousand tricks I try, That blessed barometer won't say "dry." I have smashed the thing into fragments small, And the mercury's running about the hall; And the feet ot the people passing by Are picrctfd by the pieces of glass that lie; And the elegant case of tho instrument Over the wall of the garden went. I'll no barometer own, not I, That all summer long don't point to "dry." Boies or nobody, exclaims an Iowa devotee. With the whiskey question out of tho way. Boies would have been a nobody from the beginning.—Council Bluffs Nonpareil. TUK great afier-diuner orator, Chaun- ccy M. Dopow, will dclivor a lecture before th« Minneapolis Press Club on Saturday evoning of this week. It will be ono of the greatest attractions of the great week in Minneapolis. Don M. DICKINSON, one of the ox->, says that Cleveland's nomination is cerlain. The matter is settled, he declares, aod "I do not want to indicate by any discussion of the subject lha there is any question to discuss." This proves nothing more than Mr. Dickinson's confidence. But granting that he is ritjlit, then democratic dofest is as certain as Cleveland's nomination. One will follow the other ns surely ns day follows night.- -Dubnqun Telegraph. ADDITIONAL LOOAL. - Fred. Kluss, at Marston's, is busy •weaving" picket fenee. - -W. J. Hanks will enlarge his jewelry store by taking out one of the partitions. —It is tea Instead of "yeast" tha Warfleld is selling for thirty days at wholesale pricos. —Joe Crawford rained down from Sheffield this morning and he has lots of "ohowin terbsker." —T. M. Eldridgo has retired from Crosby's store and will go to California somo time this month. WANTED.—In almost every town in this country, an editor who can road, write and argue politics, and at the same time bo religions, ftinny, scientific, historical who can write to please everybody, knows everything without being told, always having something good lo say about everybody, makes no mistakes, bo in two or three places at the same time, and never forgot auylhing, live on wind antl make twico ns much money as tho United States mint. There is a splondid opeuing for this kind of a man in almost any—graveyard. -Ex. THI year without n summer, 1816, is now boing quite generally recalled. According to the records January and February of that year were warai and springlike, March was cold and stormy. Vegetation had gotten well along in April when real wintor set in Slaet and snow fell on seventeen different days in May. In Juno there was oitlier frost or snow every night bul throe. Tho snow was live inches deep for sov- eral days in succession in tho interior of Now York and from ten inches to three feet in Vermont and Maino. July was cold and frosty, ico formed as thick as window panes in ovory one of the New England states. August was still worse; ice formed nearly an inch in thickness, and killed nearly every green thing in the United States and in Europe. In tho spring of 1817 eorn which had been Uept over from tho crop of 1816 sold for from to $10 a bushel, the buyers purchasing for seed. Wo have had other cold summers, but none that havo equaled 1816 in that respnet. On May 10, 18S5, snow fell to the depth of a foot in Jamestown, Va., and was piled up in huge drifts in most of tho northern states. Thero was snow in many parts of Iowa nod Illinois on May 11, 1878, and again as late as May 28, 1882.—-Ex. HE'S A JOLLY OOOD FELLOW, Orlfrlti of n Timo AKHiiclutctl With u Toy. uliir Sonft. Tho tunc to whicli this song is sunn. Is "Mnrlbrouclc," which WUB onco nntionnl air In France. In "Marl brouek" the death and burial of Queer Anne'B great captain arc burlesqued, nnd, in what somo French criticH have jonsidered It scathing Batiro, tho disasters of Blenheim and Ritmilllcs arc believed to havo been avenged. Hut the fact is really tho reverse, for ii read appreciatively "Marlbrouolt" ex presses the widespread terror occasioned by the mere name of Blenholm's horo, and the exultation of the Prcncb when they hoard of his death. . Tho "eompliiliito" is supposod tc hove come from the Walloon country, and it was unknown in tho l'Voneb, capital until fifty years after Mtu'lbc rough'B death, when u J'iciwcly peasant woman coming up to Versailles to ourso the baby Dauphin, brought it •vlth her and sang her little baby ehargo to sloop with tho old jingling thyme. From this "MarlbroucH" became popular in I'arls and ultimately It reached theso shores. Tho tuna being a catchy ono, wo discavdod tha Vrcnch wordn and wedded it once and *or all to our bacchanalian chant of For he's u jolly good fellow," nnd • a Rong written in savago rldloulo of t. gland nnd ono of hor greatest gou- tills bocamo one of tho most popule .i oirs to which tho latter's country met pledge Jovial cups.—Notes and Queries. 0. M. & St. P. Excursions. For the National Bnoampment and tho National Compeiitivo Drill to bo held at Omaha, Juno 13th to 20th, wll\ sell tickets June 11th and 12th, maklug return coupons good until June 22d, at faro ono way for tho round trip. Stations within 200 miles of Omaha, will, in addition to nbovo, sell Juue 18lh to 10th, inclusive, making return coupons good until June 2lst nt fare nnd n third for tho round trip. To the Democratic National Convention, nt Chicago, beginning June 21st, tickets will bo sold for ono tare for the round trip from stations within 260 miles of Chicago, on June 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd, making return coupons good unlit Juno 27th. All othor stations outside of 250 mile limit will sell June 17th to 21st .Inclusive,' making return oonppus good until July Oth. , For the Conferonon of (>orm»n Bap. list Brethren to be held at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Juno 3rd to Oth, good for going passage on date of sale only nt ono fare lor round trip. Sell May 30th to June Oth Inclusive, return uonpons good until Juno 30th. From April 2fttb tickets will be sold via Detroit, (irnnd Haven ft Milwaukee steamer. Steamer* Joavo Milwaukee dally at 8:80 p. in. For ratos see Milwaukee joint ruto sheet, For the llepubUonn National Cpnven- Uon. to be held »t Minneapolis, June 7, Hie O. M. ft St. l». J »'V Wfr iell oxeulv slop tickets at fare one way for- the round trip,,, Wlft; sell June's, 6, 1 8 »wl 'i feed, tojuturn uuUl JHne.Jo, —J. 8. Groho, through his agent, Jas. McEwen, has sold his residence on the north aide of tho track to Mr. Jacobs for $-175. —Tho following were the Clear Lake excursionists froai Postville last Saturday. Prof. Smith, Ellison Orr and wife, Cora Darling, Mrs. F. M. Orr, Harry and Abbie Turner, Ray Sohuler, Chas. Anderson, Gsdfroy Staadt, Bort and Lois Tutlle. CARPET BAE^El! Are you going to buy a New Carpet this spring? Novr is your opportunity to see a choice selection of ALL WOOL INGRAINS, RAILROAD TIME-TABXiKS —While at Clear Lake last Saturday wo saw a number of former Postville young peoplo all of whom we are glad to say nro good looking and prosperous. We refer to Belle Proscott, diet, Kaslon and Harvey Swigert, of Garner, and Ed. Hanchett, of Hesper. —The Congregational church was fairly well filled last night to hear the Tcnnosseeans. Had the mud been less all pervading there would have been a crash. We do not think the company is up to tho standard of tho other companies that have appeared here, aid especially the elocutionist. List of Letters remaining uncalled for in the postoffice at Postyille, lowu, May 28. 1892. Parties calliug for any of them will please say "Advortised:" L. J. Doziel, Bertha Osomundson Thos. Taylor. JAS. PKRBT, P. M. —Mr. Edward Staadt has been yery sick since Tuesday, the result of a rupture, luo intestines getting out from under the truss. The doctors succeeded in gutting them back in place yesterday afternoon and '.his morning he is reportetl ns feeling comfortable H is sincerely hoped that nothing now will prevent his speedy recovery. Rainfall For 189S. F. L. Williams kindly hands us tho figures on tha lainfall for the first five months of 1892, as follows: January 1.18 Fobruary 1.19 March 3.19 April b. 16 May • 8.83 Tola] -. 38.00 This passes the record of 1888 both at McGregor an t Waukon. That year it was 17.62 at Waukou and 17.11 at McGregor for the aarao period. Our rainfall this year has not been nearly so great as it has seemed from tho fact that we have had so many days of drizzling rain in which but little water has really fallen, and almost no suiuliinc to evaporate what has fallen. The only excess of precipitation has been in May.- B. O. R. & N. Excursions. Republican National Convonlion, at Minneapolis, Juno 7, 1892. For this occasion the Burlington, Cedar KapidB and Northern Railway will make a rata of One Fare for the round trip from stations north of and including Cedar Rapids. Tickets will bo on salo Julio 3, U, 7, 8 and 9, good to return until and including June 15th, 1892. From stations south of Cedar Rapids, tickets will be on sale 2 lo 6 inclusive, good to return until and including June 25th, 1892. For tho Annual Tournament, Iowa Stato Firemen's Association, st Atlantic, Iowa, June 7-10, the Burlington, Cedar Rapids antl Northern Hallway will make a rite of one fare for the round trip from points in Iowa. Tickets on salo June 6 to 10 inclusive. Final limit Juno U, 1892. Conference of German Baptist Brethren, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Juno 3-9, 1892. For this occasion, the Burliug- ton, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway will ranko a rate of Ono Fare for .the round trip from all of Its stations. Tickets on sale May 30 to June 6 Inclusive, good to return until and including June 80, 1192. Demoorallo National Convention, at Chicago, 111.. June 21, 1892. For this occasion, the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Norlhom Railway will make n rate of Ono Fare for the round trip. From stations south and cast of including Maynard, Vinton and Kalona, tluk- cts will be on salo June 17, J», 21, 22 and 23, good to return until and including. Juue 27, 1893. From stations north and oast of these points tickets on sale June 17 lo 21 Inclusive, good to return iiutil and includin« July 6, 1892. For ticket?, time ot trains aud any other Information, call on or address any agent of this company or J. E. HANNKOAN. (jten. Tkt. and Pass, Agt.. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. DR. MABRY, PHr»I0IAX * SURGEON. Offloo and realdonoo over Waters ft Nloolay's Hardware 8t< re. Calls will reoeive prompt attention day and night. Jj, STROBBEL & SQN,." — ynoiwimms of — Postville Boot anil Siioe Store, (4'f ABinmtoNa • HOLTUH'U OUD STAND,) Have n full line of Knots, Shoes, Slip- poit), Rubbers and everything kept iu, a No, I general shoe store, Custom work ivml repairing neatly and pi'DWiHly done. Every uuU' wu\ WtDtl W« V «fm uo suovldy. BODY BRUSSELS, TAPESTRY BRUSSELS, TOTION & COTTON CHAN. On and after Sunday, Nov. 22, 1891, trains on the C. M. ft St. P. Ry. will leave Postville as follows. (lOKfl BAST. Passengers. No. 2 4 :61 p. m No. -t (night) 8:2» a. m. Freights. No. 10 Chicago Stook.. .. 11:00 a. m No. 6 Way 4:10 P- »• No. 12 Milwaukee Stock .6:St p. m. aomo WEST. Passeugers. No. 1 night 12.10 n. iu. No. S 10:2ft a. la. Freights. No. 7 Way Freight 11:06 a. m No. 9 Time Freight 6:16 p. m No. 11 Time Froiglit... ,8:46 p. m All Froiglit trains mentioned, except No. 12, carry pasiengers when provided with proper transportation. No. 9 between N. McGregor and Mason City. " E. TALC orr, Agent." 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 Windo-w Shades and Fixtures in the city. Yours Respectfully, WALTER CHRISS. m POSTVILLE LUMBER YARD. A complete and full stock of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, 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. J. SHEPHERD M.D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, U. S. PEHiJION BXAUINKR. Offlg# at reiidauon on Green •tract, second house EastoC Hoy AMcNoU'a HrwdWrv.a. F.J. BECKER, M. D.. ZE3IO MEQPATHIO PHYSICIAN AUD KU1U1ROX. Office and residenco. over CliriiV New Furniture Emporium, Puitvilte' Iowa, BTATIONEKY. Don't forget, when you want plain or fancy Stationery, that the Review office ia the place to g6t it cheap. CENTRAL MEAT MARKET. VAN VEL7.EK A Gtl.SOX, PROPS. DR. J. S.GREEN, I-nYSICIAN 4 SURGKON, OfKco anil Residence Southwest pnr of town. All cnlls promptly uttoiulorl DANIEL A. JERALD, ZMZexdiauaat Tailor, Pogtvillo, Town. All norkfWniTAtituil io (rivo satisfaction. A full lino of tin; latest styles in samples. Having fornifil a co-partnership, we intend tc coii«>:inll.v keep on linml ;t full stock of I.HII.'I fresh ;nicl »altcd incuts. Wo niaUi! ii specialty of bologna, prirU, liver nnd SUIUHUM* fntnujjcs. Alm> nil kinds ot prepared mcftU. Endeavoring to jjivc iiuisfnulion, \v« solicit ii portion ot yenr putrouagu. ALL BEADY. Thul expluing the condition of this concern to a dot. Our stoi-o is full of saasonablo goods, and wc are full of energy and honest intentions. Wo therefore feel wurmiit- ed in announcing onrsolvos all reucly for business, »nd respectfully invito tins Attention of tho public for n few moments while wo endeavor to * I IOTV that this announcement is of vital importance to you all. Wo aro expending ouv best efforts to conduct a successful business, and avo sharp enough to soo wo enn do so only by gratifying tho wants of our patrons. That is what wo aro horo for, and that is Just what we proposo to do. If you want to be edified, gratified and almost stupefied by big bargains acd kind treatment, come right along, and we will fill yon so full of conlentnient and brotherly lovo that you will want to give every lean you moot a quarter. UUR AIM is To sell only (irsl-olass goods. To sell them as low as wo possibly can. j To sell only sttoh goods RS WO can recommend. To please all who favor us with their patronago. To ropresent our goods only a.s wo bolieve them to be. To treat everybody honestly and fairly as we would ourselves ba tread*;-). That sounds good. Has tho right kind of a r )n», doss it notP and now pleaso bear in mind wo prautlce just oxaotly what wc prouch. You need not take our word for it, bnt come in at aey time and soo for yourselves. Anil uow a word in regard to our stock. Wu, of course, think It is nice. Wo know wo have made an honest effort to Beoui 'o.lho very best IU 'U O I OS in our lino to l,e found In the market, and know no ono can buy closer than wu have. The goods are htiru In our store, we hare marked the goods ns low ns we possibly can, the result must deputtd upon our ae.ions, and wo do not worry over tho Issue. Wo only ask the people to uxainmu our goods, learn our priuoH, nnd follow their own convictions. Thanking o .ir old frlonds for tho t<oi>- dial support wo have received at their hands In the past, and promising our beat effort* lo inerlt e share ef your futtiro patronage, we remain Very truly yours, W M, KLUSS, P08TVJM .E. IOWA. Manufacturer and' denlor in all kinds of harness, and all othor goods belonging to tho trade, A full and complete stook alwiiys OH hand. V. S. Wo havo some Winter Goods yet aud nro anxious to have theru all sold, thei'efm'o will sell the balanoo at Wm. SHEPHERD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Insurtnco Agent mid Collector, Authorized to prant.ee in nil tlio nourtn of tho Htato. OUloa ovet laon's storo, briuk block. POSTVILLE - - IOWA. 2JR, O. H. HUNT, TJiG OG]NTI3T. M. I'nrinanenlly Uienlu.1 in PosUille. OtMuo over Waters & Nicolny's Hardware Store, Brick Mock. J.A.HAVIRLAND, : I'OSTVII.I.r., IOWA. Olttoe first door Kasl of the Commercial House, (trcpn St., Postville, town. A lino set of surgical instruments. All necessary medicines kept on hand Thirteen years successful practice Calls promptly aniwnrod • FRED. N. BEEDY, -.•-PHOTOGRAPHER.-:- And Dealer iu Picture Frames. Postville - Iowa Tlie Old Reliable Meat Market, JOHHf B. HART, Prcprictor. Opposite - Postvillo - St;Ua - Bank. None but tho best meats purchased. Everything in lirst-clast shape. Courteous treatment to nil. Prices alwajs the lowest. Granite Oemotory Work, Iron Poucos, Curbing &c. Thoko intending to purchase Monumental work for future delivery will find it to thoir advantage 1.1 exaiii'iuo M. V. Kidder's Oranilo Work in Cemeteries, as he is doing first-class work alas low prices as can bo procured in tho country. If lio has not called upon you drop hlui'a card at Uecorah aud he will bo pleased to visit you with Designs nud samples of all kinds of (Jranlte, nt tho )>>wcsl possible prices. M.V.KIDDER, 34m0 Decorah, Iowa. JAPANESE A Guaranteed Cure tor Pllei ot whatever kind or decree—Extornal, Internal, Blind or uleeding, Itching, Chronic, Kocont or Hereditary, Tltia Remedy hua positively never been known to tail, »i.oo a bos, 6 boxes for »}.oo: tent by mail prepaid on rec«l|it ot prlco. A written Guarantoo positively i;iven lo each purchaser of 0 botes, when purchanad at one time, lo refund tho Sj.oo paid It not cured. Guarantee issued by bole Agent, PnMvllle, Iowa, H. N. DOUGLASS, Paul. J. F, SMITH, V, V. JAS, McEWUN, CASHIER. ' CITIZENS STATE BANK, POSTVIIXB, IOWA. PAID UP CAPITAL, $25,000, Do a General Dan king Bu«iuo»«, Buy nnd sell Foreign and Domestic Exchange. Aoeounts of Farmers, Mur- Q|)anl& nnd others reoelvecl cud carefully protected. Interest paid on Time Deposits, lnvestP40Qtauja .de for outsJde wu'ties. *• favorable t«rm«., B. O.R.&ir.R.E. LEAVING AND ARRIVING TIME OF TRAINS. DIX'OKAIl DIVISION. Tune Table in eftcd. May 29, 18J2 Passenger going North... f>:!0. P ti. South 6:1)0. " Freight. " Nortl I-.45, P. M South, 0-.C0, A. M. J. K. PKKKY Agent. Postville Dray Line P. J. BEUCHER. Prop. Having purchased the originn. Post­ villo Dray Line 1 am pr< panel to d"nll kinds of" draying promptly, carefully and satisfactorily. (Joed teams, good drays and careful drivers i Iwnys nt th» service of the public. a( fair prices. All kinps of light or heavy hauling, in town orconnlry promptly dour. CHURCH DIRECTORY. CONOnE (iATIOMAI..--Itev N.I,. Ilnrlon, fit- toi. Preaching ovory Kuuiliiy ntJlOiBO A. M. and 7 tfO 1' M. HnbbiitU; Hcliool Immediately uiter jnnl'ninu unrvlco. Y. P. a. C. M. meets every Sunday evening n,t 0:15. Prayer Meet* iny Wmluubdiiy evuninuu. MKTHOIJIST.—HOY. K. J. Looksrood, raster. I'l-'iacltint; korvincs every Sunday at 10:StA Kiul 7 ;;w P. it, HilMfalh Hehoal Inuuedl- ntoly nttor morning service. The Epworlh J.o/i-juo every Sunday OVOJIIUI; at 0:00 u'clook. l'rnyov ineattn^ ovtry WctdneMley oveotuM s,t 7 :00 o'clock. Von nvc etirrotitly invited. POSTVILLE LODGES. NOBLE LuDGE No 51. A. O. I'. |K. Thf !,uwil Ancient Order of United Workmen im!c(.'the Second and Fourth .Saturday evenings in e.'n.'h month, in llic .Masonic Hall over the Brick Drug tore. J. \V. SiiiiKHY, M. YV. WM. Suni 'iiKi '.t), Recorder. BROTHERLY.XOVE ILCEGE, Xo. L>01, A. r. & A. 1,1. Regular meetings on TurMlur tven- iug on or before Ilia full of the "uinoii. All brethren in gootl standing sio cordially iuviled to nllend. K. D. STILIS, W. M. WM. MOIT, Sce'y. TONSORIAL PAKLORS >;HAlt TUB I'OSTOKFJCK. All work done in tho liiglrst (tile o ho art. Satisfaction gusmniccd." J. '1'. I'AUKKU, PK p. $1,000.00 REWARD Offered for any Machine that will do »s great ranee of work aod do It as easily and as well a* eau be done ou tha DAVIS Vertical Feed Sowing Machine. Tide offer ha* been before tha pablle for the part ten yenri. IT 1IAS MOT BRUM CLAXMXU, proving that the Oavtl Vertical Veedtethe BIST ON EARTH* DAVIS SEWING MACHINE C«t M9 WsftMfc Aveaoe, exituwa.iu. ron SAZB sir A; M. THOMPSON, FoatvUI* OBO. ALLEN* Castallft.

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