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The Postville Weekly Review. POSTVILLE, BAT'DAYi AtTO. 6. "V7. N. BVRBIOK, Editor. Mntcrtd at the postojfficc at Postville as tt*ond-claas matter. National Republican Ticket, tor President, BENJAMIN HAKKISON, of Indiana. For Vice-Fi'egideut, WHITELAW ItBIl), of Now York. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS TOU KI.ECTOKS AT LARUK. A. B. Ciiniraiiigs, of Polk. Miltoa Roniley of Iowa. DISTRICT ELECTORS- First W. M. Walker, of VanHuren. Beoond Clins. Lewis, of Johnson. Third C. K. Albrook, of Hardin. ' Fourth H. P. Hancock, of Fayette. Fifth Henry Stone, of Marshall. Sixth 11.'F. Carroll, of Davis. Stveulli K. 11. Hayes, of Marion. Eighth L. (J. Mcohon, ofApiianoo.su. Ninth. ..John Linelt, of PottHwattamie. Tsnth Z. A. Church, of (.recti. Eleventh .E. D. Chassoll, of Plymouth. STATE TICKET. For Secretary of Stalo, W. M. McFAKLAND, of Emiuett county. For Attorney (lOiiontl, JOHN Y. "STONE, df Mills comity. For Treasurer of Stain, BYRON A. BEESON, of Marshall county. For Auditor of State, c. a. MCCARTHY. of Story county. For Railroad Commissioner, G. \V. PERKINS, of Fremont county. CONGRESSIONAL CONVENTION POSTPONED. Chairman Blytho, ot the fourth district republican committee, has issued the following notico: "The republican convention for the nomination of a representative in con- gross for tho fourth district has boon postponed by action of tho congressional committee, and will be held at Now Hampton, Iowa, Aug. 21, 18U2. Committeejien are requested to givo one notieo of this change, both to the public and to dslegates to tho convention if such delegates have boon chosen. JAS. E. BLVTUK, Cumn. of Congressional Committee. IN his speech at Madison, Wis., on Friday afternoon, of last weak, Gov. MoKiulay said among many other things, that no matter what party had control of tho government it would take $100,000,000 anmially to pay its running exponsos, and there were just two ways to raise this money. Ouo is by duties ou imports anil the other is by direct taxatiou. Tho people of this country have the option as to which way tlioy will raise it. If, as heretofore, wo continue to raise it by tariff duties it will not be fell by the people, as ovorybody mint now concede that tho tariff is not a tax only as to articles not produced in this country in Mifli- oient quantity to supply the demand, and even on such articles it is not a tax to the full amount of tho tariff. But if tho people decide that they want freo trade and direct taxation, then Iowa roufct bo prepared to raise its quota of this atuouut, which will not be loss than $20,000,000 annually, through the tax gatherer. Do you say that a dom- oeratio revenue tariff will raise this amount? It is absurd to make such a claim. In the iirst place, under their platform uo tariff must be lovied that will work protection. Hence it must bo taken off of everything that is or may be manufactured or produced in this country, olse it will work protection as well as revenue. And how much revenue might thus be raisedP Certainly not moro than one-half the amount roquirod. oven if sugar is put back on tho dutiable list. How is tho balance to be raised P By direct taxation, of courso. No party daro try such an experiment and no party expects to try it. It is the merrst dera- agogism. They don't even expeot to reform the present tariff to any extent if they should get into power, which is demonstrated by the present congress. Tho tariff is a good thing to talk about and to gull tho unsophisticated, but it is just about as well regulated now aa it can bo. SOLID PROPOSITIONS. SoMts of our good democratic brethren ohargo us with being down on laboring men. Wo refer them uot only to our own life record but to evory man or woman we ovor omployed. Wo should have had more to show for u half century of hard work had we paid less wnges for labor and exaoted more hours of service. No man has a gretter sympathy for labor than wo, lint we insist on laborers, like other ill a n, being honest and law abiding citizens. With these limitations we want to 4ee them get all thoy cau out ot their toil. A KRBB iradiu' who Is engaged fn the pearl button business at Nowurk, N. J., complains that the UclCiuley law is s bad thing for manufacturer* btoause it encourages so much aowpeiltion in America as to depress prices, while at the same time, it increases the demand tor labor and makos higher waged uec- 0*88817. If free traders were honest more complaint* of this kind would be heard. Tho Inter Ocean, in speaking of the great demand for MoKInley in tho campaign in all the northern slates says that it in not because of his overpowering eloquence, for this is not claimed for hiui, although he is a goud, solid convincing speaker, and carries with him the absolulo conviction that ho knows just what ho Is talking about when he discusses tho tariff question. The Inter Ocuau adds these solid facts: '•The bill which bears his name is not the result of his individual opinion, but the legislative expression of republicanism. It is no<* thirty-one yeprs since tho republican party camo iuto power, and although tho democrats have had somo successes thoy have had nothing whatever to do with niakiug or unmaking duties. We have had Morrison and Mills bills, and Cleveland has done a good deal of talking on the subject, but nut a line or section of laws relating to duties on imports emanated from the democracy. For a full generation that whole manor has been unjter tho absolute control of tho republican party. And the result may well he regarded with peculiar pride and | satisfaction. Figures show that there has been a declmo iu that time of very nearly 25 per cent. 'Tho tariff is a lax,' says tho democratic party, yet notwithstanding the billions of dollars collected as tariff exactions during the last thirty years Iho prices of tho necessaries arid comforts of life aro going down all the lime. What cost 8100 in 18(10 costs now only 87&.U1. These figures are not random estimates but exact figures. In other words, if wages of wagn earners and tho surplus products of tho farmer had gous down 25 per cent the money vocoived Would still be about the same, but as a matter of fact, wnges and tho prlco of farm products liavo gone lip still more than the cost of living has gono down. Tho work which brought in 8100 in 1860 is computed, on tho general averago, to bring in $161.GO now. In other words, between tho reduction in the cost of living and the increase in wages, the poor man's cash has improved fully 76 per cent tinder republican rulo. Thero is no escape from tho logic of this fact. It is too plain to be contro­ verted." In speaking of prices of commodities and labor the Inter Ocean lays down the following propositions, which are as solid as the walls of Gibraltar: "The democratic party voted out of its platform a resolution adopted by its committee «vhich recognized this difference between conditions abroad nnd here, and has set out to go through this campaign ignoring this difference. But the American whose business interests and whose daily employment are imporiled can not ignore a question so vital to thorn. What will prevent the factories of Europe, manned with labor paid but hall what labor receives in America, from taking complete possession of this market? This is not a political sally, it's n question of broad and butler nnd business. It never was so imminent as to-day. Europo never boforo was so close as quick transit and cheap freights make it to-day. It is simply idlo to assume that our ports nan bo oponod free to foroigu goods and our homo industries remain unaffected. The men who live and support their familios by thsso home industries will not make so foolish an assumption, nor will they ignore so vital a question. They know, bocauso it is an everyday proposition, '.hat in these times of Korea competition tho man who cannot produoo as cheaply as his rival must go out of business. Whether the rival is across the street or across tho sea the rule is tho samp. They know that uo man will begin a business in which nn established rival has an unquestioned advantage. Therefore, by tho common rules which control business, when tho tariff is removed and the American manufacturer oxposun to open competition with foreign rivals, he must either retiro from business, or labor, tho great constituent in all prices, must bo furnishod to him as cheaply as to his foreign rival." This is so palpable that it would seem that no man would have the hardihood to dispute it, and still you will hear men nrguo that because of greater efficacy Amoricau labor can compete with European labor at double the wages. Wo cheerfully concede that American labor is more proticent and efliuiaul in some lines than European labor. But what has made it sc is the higher wages paid and tho othor alvun- lages enjoyed hero that aro unknown across the sea. But it is not reasonable to suppose that any of these advantages will be continued wlion our labor is pluooil on a pur with that of Europo, and the doors are thrown open for the free introduction of nil foroign manufactures and products. The first thing that might be reasonably expected would bo that England would make a determined light for the trade of this country, and in the hope of breaking down our manufactures would givj prices that would compel the reduetion of wages hero the very first month, and inside of two years either one-hall our factories would bo closed or thoy would be run on the European scale of prices for labor. This is no idle dream, it is the legitimate conclusion, and tho only oue that can be ovolred from the situatiou. It is not a theory but a straight business proposition as demonstrative as any problem in mathematics. A SENSIBLE POSITION. TIIE last issue of tho Gate City, Sam Clark's papor, published Just befoie the adjournment of congress, had these truthful remarks, which we commend to Iho voters of Iowa; "This democratic congress has made up its mind to adjourn and go home. It is almost impossible to keep a quorum. Now we appeal to auy tair minded democrat whether that congress after all this long session has done or attempted to do any pavt of the groat promises made by those democratic candidates for congress and their party supporters when they ran for congress two years ngoP Have those oongreeti- men done a tiling that was worth while from the democratic standpoint? Have they reformed anything or retrenched anything, saved any money to the taxpayers, adopted a measuro of any sort that any democrat can think of ornamo that is worth whlleP The faot Is, tho whole campaign on which tho democratic members of the house ran for 1 their membership in (but body was a • colossal Ho, Thero w»« nw truth in [ their claim* and pretenses, from begin- I nine tn »>J » -•• • The following manly letter from J. G. Hutchison, once the republican candidate for governor of Iowa, has the right ring to it, and will place him far higher iu lliu estimation of all true republicans thnn he ever was before. The letter was written as a privato one to Hon. J. A. Lyons, auditor of state: Orrt.-MWA, July 21. "DEAII CAI'TAIN:—1 WHS n consistent candidate for governor, shirking no duty imposed 011 me by my party iu its platform. 1 am still consistent, I vicld to no living man as a true and faithful republican. I am a true friend of the causo of prohibition in Iowa, and yet I can not see why nil true republicans can not voto and talk and use their Influence for all republicans whoso names are or will be on tho republican ticket in Iowa this fall, from the presidential ticket down to our county tickets inclusive. I regret exceedingly that any portion of tho temporaiico alliance" in Iowa should pern.it their influoucu to he used against the republican party. I never have yet seon a party since 1864 fitted by ability, patriotism, integrity or intelligence to tako the placo 01 tho republican party. Differ as wu may, honestly differ ou state issues, yot, when wo como to the great underlying principles which are the ground work of the integrity of our nation, its enlightenment, its progress in civilization, its general prosperity, no republican in Iowa, wliethor ho believes in prohibition or high license, can afford to scratch the republican tlckot this fall. My opinion is that, if lie ddeSi ho cannot be classed with tho trild republicanism, which is big enough, broad enough, honest enough and strong t enough to take in our nation. I see that some persons aro attacking Mr. A. B. Cummins, and alleging that ho did uot vote for me, that he has not been voting nor working for our party for four years. 1 have nevor stopped to connider whether Mr. Cummins voted for mo or not. I havo always believetl he did. As 1 was a republican, and as Mr. Cummins profess«d to be, excepting only that he was opposed to prohibition, as ho was a fiiond, too, I hnd always bolloyed ho votod for ma. But whether ho did or not, I cannot, nor can any truo republican afford to scratch the name of Mr. Cummins ou the national lickot, it that would, even by a hair's breadth, endanger tho election of Harrison and Keld. Let us hope that honest Iowa republicans will attend to ouo thing at 11 time. This year wo can do harm, great harm, if wo do not all solidly stand by the republican ticket, state anil national. Besides, prohibition is in 110 particular whatever affected by tho electiou in Iowa this fall. Noxt yoar is another season and time to shape public poll ciss of and for our stato. I can seo no rensou whatever why any discussion should bo carried iuto tho republican ranks this fall by looking beyond or backward for issues special to Iowa olichs. These aro briefly my views F moro doubtless might be said. Yours sincerely, J. G. HDTCIHHSON. have said enough, although much INTO THE OPEN GRAVE GOES. HE "I havo frequent misgivings as to the wisdom of again putting mo in nomination."—Grover Clevnlaud. "1 tell you fraukly thoro is not a thinking democrat iu Chicago to-night who doesn't fully realize that Mr. Cleveland cannot be elected president of the United States this year. 1 '—Calvin S. Brioe. "Nominate Mr. Cleveland and we march through a slaughter house into an open grave."—Henry Wattorson. "Cleveland will bo defeated by 10,000 in Indiana." - Isaac Pusey Gray. •'Mr. Cleveland cannot carry ouo side of New York."—Governor Flower. •'Harmon is a stronger man than he was four years ago—whether or not Cleveland is, I am not informed." - Horaee Boies. ' Noitlmr Cleveland nor Hill can be elected."—leuntor Vest. "Tho democratic party cannot carry New York with Clovelund."— Riobard Croker. "Cleveland cannoi carry Now York, and that anybody who says to tho contrary is actuated by prejudiced motives."—Frank Kioo, secretary of state, Now York. "Cleveland cannot carry Virginia. Maryland nor South Carolina, and I know what I am talking about,"—Governor Tillman, South Carolina. "Tho foeling is growing very bitter in New York state toward Mr. Cleveland, and we sincerely trust that tho domooraoy of other states will not humiliate tho democracy of the state of New York by nominating a resident of the state who tho organizations nre posilivo could not bo elected."— Edward J. Murphy, Jr., chairman Now York democratic committee. '"Harrison defeated Cleveland four years ago. He is no weukor now than ho was then. He is stronger. Ho has glvou his party o wry thing it wanted. He lias mado one of tho best presidents that tho republican party has given us."—Lieutenant Governor Sbeehan, New York. "It Is not seriously olRlmeol In any quarter that Mr. Cleyeland can carry New York. Only madmen will pro- foss that the democratic party can elect a president next November without N«\v York. That is tho situation in absolute simplicity."- Chicago Herald (Dom). TIIE Cedar Rapids Gazotte asks why it is that England has ten times ns many millionaire manufacturers ns Amevioa. Tho auswor is e^sy enough. Amoricau manufacturers pay their employes double the wages that are paid in England. This was lately shown in the Timos whoro tho wages of iron and steal workoiv were put In tabular form, America on olio side, England on the othor. But it is llio Iirst time wo h<u'o seen a domooratio paper acknowledge that thoro wero ton timos as many millionaires among the English factory ownors than among the American. Those journals have beon assorting that our manufacturers were robbing tholr employe* aud the people while those in freo tradn oountrles were not. OoottHionally and unwittingly thoy let fall a chunk of truth as does tho Gazette m making the nbovo admission. • Dubuque Times. BROAD TERES VERSUS ROAD TAXE8. TUB democratic tin plate liar is a liar Who will not down. You may ohnso down his lies and stamp thorn into tho earth but they will be rcausitutod and started out ngaiu on their" travels. Time and again it has been shown th it the output of tin ore is steadily Increasing, the uuinber of fuotarios multiplying, the product ouo of superior quality, tho cost as low us the English gooes and that In every respect the industry is as prosperous and growing as can bo expooud of any new industry. All title Iho daiuooratin tin " (Sterling Klli&t In Good KoacU.] There ato differences enough between n horse and a wagon so Una even a poor observer ought never to mistake one for the other. One of the most : obvious differences is that 11 wagon is capable of its best work only when thoroughly tired, which can hardly Us said of the horse, and it has also liven noticed that the horso gets mote tired as the wagon isn't. While resting my bones iu thu Michigan gras* last summer. I had a pleasant opportunity of listening to, and verifying, the talk of a well informed, practical, and consequently well-to-do farmer. I noticed that iho woodon wheels of his wagon had very broad tires (and by the way, I couldn't help noticing how well wooil seems to answer for the wheels of farm wugons). I asked a great many questions about the broad tires, and this is what I found out: It seems that the Michigan law makers have hnd their windows open so thnt the new light has begun to shine ou them. Tho value of broad wheel tires bein" apparent, and nof wishing to put the farmer to compulsory expense, they have mado n law, the drift of which is that the man who will use on his wagon tires of a certain width shall haro a rebate In his road tax of one-half. Aud this is how it works. In buying a now wagon tho diffvrenuo iu cost is slight, ns tho wider tires may bo much thinner, and the ndded strength in tho woodon rim makes a strougcr wheel. To tako from a wagon already in use thu narrow rims nuulirc* nnd repiaco them with wider ones, costs between $12 mid $10, and iu tho case of tko farmer to whom I refer, tho direct saving in road tax AT ONCE was better than 25 por cent on tho cost of making the alteration. To a man who was loaning his surplus monoy at six or seven por cent, the broad tires looked like a good investment, ovon if there was no other advantage. But the other advantages were much greater. He showed me that in the cornfiuld thirty bushels had been a good loud with narrow tires, and hu could now haul fifty bushels with grontor oaio. When it came to hauling stuff to market tho load could, with wido tires, bo increased from twenty-livo to fifty por cent. This much from the farmer's standpoint. How about the commonwealth? It has been discovered that, in localities whero a considerable portion of tho inhabitants use the broad tires, the decreased tax keeps the road in better condition than tho wholo tax did whon the niriow tires prevailed, and it is belioved by men who are in a position to know that when broad tires are uni- vorsally used, tho highways (all kinds, from the city pavement to the pool est dirt road), may bo kept in bettor condition than nt present with one-fourth tho present cost. * Tho greatest improyomont for the loast outlay is what tho present geuor- aliou is most likely to rcalixe on> unit while I thoroughly believe in all the good work now being tlono to the roads, I bolicvo that no road will over bo built that cau stand narrow tires under heavy loads, aud to improve tho road first is beginning at tho wrong end of it. Legislation looking toward the forced general adoption of wheel treads proportioned to tho maximum load to bo carried is tho thing to bo Iirst pushed. Such a law mado universal would greatly improve presout roads, and ns fast as roads woro mado better, would tend to kcop them so. If you woro putting down a now parlor oarpot you wouldn't let the boys cou- tini'o to walk on it with hob-ualled shoes, would yotiP If you did, tho car- pot appropriations would begin to run short aud you would havo to appeal to tho legislature for aid. Thero is just one valid objection to wide tires, and that is, that such a wagon runs hard oyer a road which is mostly used by the old kind of tiros, but when all wheels aro what thoy should bu thoro will bo no ruts (at least not in tho road), and tho faco of tho farmer may yet be shortoned so that he can got shaved at tho regular price. I huyo often heard teamsters say thoy would bo glad to uso broad tires if every 0110 elso was compollcd to do so. This is the key to tho situation. Make wrong-doing in this direetion illegal, at the same time show to tho wagon owner why it is directly profitable to him to comply with the law. Did you ovor notice how willingly a man becomes a law-abiding citizen whon ho can make monoy by itP Tho money now oxpended for roads would como very noar making thorn good roads if it woro not for constant abuse inflicted by nnrrow tiros. But I do not bolievo it possiblo to over raiso monoy enough 10 keep the roads Whero thoy should bu until the tiro question is settled by law, and any such law whioh would tako effect two (or oven ono) yours after its passage could not be a hardship to anybody. ADDITIONAL LOOAL. A HUSBAND'S THOUGHTFULNESS. [Slam Regiiter.) Some one has pried Into the contents of tho will of Mr. Potter Palmur, the husband of tho woman who is distinguishing horsolf as the "lady president" of tho World's Fair. AtUJiig the items snugly couched away in that document is one of 8100,000 for the "second" husband of Mrs. Palmer. That is, if after Mr. Palmer is doad, Mrs. Palmer should marry again, tho lucky man not only gots the widow for his pains, but a hundred thousand dollars in his own name. Mrs. Palmer is not only taluntod, bnt beautiful and many years younger than her wealthy husband, and naturally the chances of her setond raarrlago aro extremely good. Mr. Palmer scorns to have taken these faots into consideration and is not only willing that Mrs. Palmer should marry again, but provides handsomely for the "future" man so that ho may be fitted, so far us wealth goes, for tho place, aud independent. Suoh magnanimity in the husband of a beautiful woman is unparalleled. Mr. Pa 1111 or may rest assured tha; his generosity will bo duly appreciated by tho Irian who comes after him. Meanwhile ho has tho thanks of men in general for proving to the world that a husband can bo generous as to his wifo's affections -nftor ho IF doad. KNUTE NBUSOK, "the littlo Novwo glaii," has been nominated tor governor or Minnesota, and the best part of it is everybody comedos' that ho will be elected. llunni 'Ml In' Walk, Tho prople of O'nolnnntl aro Just now greatly uitoiested In » tuiiingu clinraotor Iu their I .Ht— iv man who, iv curding to hie own belief, 1B 1 OHM »-sod of a uplrll and doonud to wulk until hi) dice. Hir niimu ie William Put on, anil ho hue Inr -Miss Mary Klein is at her home in Calmar sick. - Charles and MUs Ncllio Richardson, of Hopkinton, this state, are here enjoying n visit with Misses Anna nnd Lizzie Lcui. Geo. Todd arrived last night for a visit in Ibis vicinity. —Old Mrs. Nichols, of Lunna, is visiting willi tho J. H. Sanders family. —Tho Lansing mill hands aro out on a strike for higher wages and tho mill has shut down. —The groat Axteil ami Allorton race is declared off ou account of lainonss ou tho part of both horses. -Mr. nnd Mrs. A. M. Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Will Thomas have spnnl several days at Clear Lake. —A fare and 11 third buys a round trip ticket to tho Howard County Fair, at Cresco, ou the C. M. & St. P. railroad. - A Basket Sociable will be given nt tho Worhun school house, on Saturday evening, Aug. 18th, for the benefit of C. F. Schcll. —Tho Milwaukee rond soils round trip tickets to Mingling Bros, circus, at Cresco, Aug. 13th, for $2.00, including ticket of admission to the show. —The tent meetings aro in progress, wilh a fair attendance. We aro not advised as to their success thus far, but presume it is not time yot to expect any markod results. Li8t of Lottara remaining uncalled for in the postollice at Postyille, lown, July 30. 1892. Parties calling for any of them will pleaso say "Advertised:" Ella Bates, Albert Collins, Grace Gilbert, H. N. Pagaard, Mrs. Francis VniiHom, F. H. VanDorn. JAS. PBIHIY, P. M. "Woather and Crops. DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 2.—The first two days of tho past wack wero excessively hot, followed by copious and well distributed showers which wero generally beneficial to growing crops, but somewhat damaging to hat, barley and fully ripened oats. Tho average temperature of the wook was slightly below and tho rainfall abovo tho normal, with an average amount of sunshine. Com has mado good progress, and tho preseut outlook favors tho maturing of about two-thirds of an avora(;a crop for tho state. Oats have been greatly injurod by tho condition*, which favored corn, the excessive heal causing rust nnd blight to nn unusual extent. It will not be possible to securo more than U0 por cent of tho uvcingo yield. The harvest of Ibis orop is progressing rapidly, and will be practically completed in tho southern and central districts the coming week. Barley has beeu discolored to some oxtont and tho harvost is about completed. Potatoes, buckwheat, millet and pasturage have buen groatly improved. AI.I.AMAKKE (Kossville) -Fine woaili- or for all crops. Corn doing wonders. Hay nearly secured, iu good condition. Heavy crop of barley. Winter wheat and ryo now being eut and good. Oats sonio rusted, but filling well. CLAYTON ((.rand Mosdow)—Favor- jiblo for corn. Color of barley is bud. Oats rusting some. Rain, 0.6'J. FAYETTK (Clermont) -Tho cooler weather has beon favorable to small grain. Spring wheat looking well; wintur whoat rusted. Barley badly colored 111 some localities. Corn tas- seliug and looking well. Rain for week ending August 1st, 0.71. THE COMPASS PLANT. A Curloua Yi.gctuhlo (luUlu fur 1'rulrle Travi'tora, The compass plant grows in the prairies of Western North Amoricu, and, ns its name indlcatos, is of {front value to tho wanderer. It is a dwarf variety of the osier, is perennial, attains usually a height of three feet sir inches, and bns a head of yellow flow ere. The help it renders tho traveler arises from the fact that the long leaves at tho base ot tho stom, which aro placed, not flat as in plants goner- ally, but in a vortloul position, present their edges north and south. The pooullar propensity of the foliage of this plant is attributed to tho fact that both surfaces of its leaves display •ai equal receptivity for light. All tho other known vnrlntios of this class are characterized by tho presence on the lower surface of their loaves from twice to thrleo us many respiratory vesBels as aro contained on tho upper snrfaco, which Is therefore the more sensitive of tho two to the Influence of light. But both guvfaces ol tho compass S lant are clothed alike, with an cpl- ermlR exceptionally receptive of light; and the Bnnie instinct of its leaves that prompts thom to require an equal distribution of light upon either surface oauBes them to ussuiuo a vortical position, ami to point their edges duo north, uml south. Vi'olulerful lutuot Vitality. It is a standing puzzle to the ento- roologlbtti how frail little insouts of tho mosquito and butterfly order cau brave the cold of an Arctic wluter and. yet retain their vitality. The lurvio of the milkweed butterfly has been exposed to an artificial blast <J8 dogreoa below zero. Taken out of. ruugo of this artlllolal bllaaiovd and gradually "thawed out" this sumo worm was able to oreop In less than u hulf an hour afterwards. Butterflies have boon found flitting joyously about In the hlghost latitude man has ever penetrated, fnd tho mosquitoes ol Alaska and Greenland are known to bo tho healthiest of that race of littlo posts A complete and full stock of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings and Building Paper, yellow pine Flooring and Ceiling oak, ash and maple Flooring. All parties intending to do any hnilding tho coming season will consult their own interest by obtaining figures from me. Particular attention to filling bills- Best of grades only handled. CLEARING- SALE OF FOR THIRTY DAYS ONLY. I WILL GIVE A REDUCTION OF 20 PER CENT ON WALL PAPEH And 10 Per Cent cnAll Grades of Carpet. A splendid opportunity to get a nice Carpet at Wholesale price. Come and get First Choice. Yours Truly, WALTER CHRISS. Short Timo Subscribers. As usual at this timo of year wo make a campaign or short time rnio for new subscribers. This year wu make the short timo new subscriber nitc lower than ever before. In order to introduce tho paper whore it is not now known wo will furnish it from the day of subscription to Jan. lut, 189:1, for CO ota., cash in lulvtvneo. Anybody can afl'oi'd to send a copy to a friend at this rate Democratic State Convention, At Davenport, Iowa. August 18th, 1892. For this occasion the liiulington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway will make a ruto of Ono Fare for tho Round Trip from nil stations in Iowa. Tickets on sale Aug. 1(> to ltt inclusive, good to return until and including Aug. 20, 18D2. For further jnfovmi- tion call on or address any agent, of this company. J. K. HANNKHAN, (Ion. Tkl. and Pass. Agt., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. in l,*:>*Miilnir. were 111, u- liin,' ill I'. 1.11'^.:., to p-.-ii'-lici! ground 'IVrrll.lu rtlr.i .Niiicti'i'ii S'.l.l;, ll : OI !!f I 111' U'U' ' ' iv;|,'!i the- ai'ii w.'i'ii ii thuu-t.T--, n',n ir-o'.;,' ov^f llicin and in a miii'.it" .1 - .-IIO:I .!>I llunn all to : lu- t.ki'.i. Tii'-y W'xaa trouin.;, ln:l !i,i<t n n ;i.lv;tu r t m.i ii ;l ti-iTib'.- K'i'ohe of li^htii'in','.-atii.' uml laid tin; whole tW'taiiliiiicuL proM.r.itc ( HI llu- i;Tmin,\. AE '.t 'r a sli >vl linii.- soul:-of the liicn ri-'nv.'iv I Hid rose tu their feel T'.ic.v eiilled to their eomriule.-i. who vn'tlU'tl ant ro.,c slowly one after another, lint four remained immovable. They ivere taken to the hospital. Throe vai'c restored to life, list thf fourth was quite dead. He. had a deep wound on the crown of his lu-nd and his ehest was burnvd lis over 11 furnace. DR. J. S. GREEN, I'llYSICIAN * SUIlllKON, Ollicc and Residence Sutt(liwo.'t par of town. All culls promptly attended F. J. BECKER, M.D., VirmCMN AND BUltOEON, Ofiioo ,in,t residtwico over Ctirisii* Neiv t'linuturc Kii>t>oriuui, Poiiiville' lovva. J. SHEPHERD M.D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, D. S.I-liNHIONK.\AMIM:i|. hnui«°?w r «'?' ,u '" 0 » O" Grooa Btroot, necoml uouao Kust ot Hoy « MoNoil'u Hunlmiio. C. M. & St. P. Excursions. Clour Lake Excursion Tickets. Tho C. M. & St. P. K. R. will sell excursion tickets from Juuo 2fltli to Sept. 30lh. inclusive to Clour Luke l'ark, for one uud oue third faro for the round trip, good to return \S0 days from dale of sale. 25 cents added for admission coupon. For tho National Kncanipui'Mit, Grand Army of the Republic, t.i hu held ut Wnohington, U. C , Sept 20th, tickets will bo Bold ut faro oue nay for thu round trip lo Chicago, to which will bo lidded sglG.&O for faro from Chicago to Wiishingtou and return, ovur a clmiuo of seven routes, return coupons good to Oct. 10th. For Knights of Pythias Kueumpmont, ut Kansas City, Mo., to bo held Aug. 2!)rd, faro 01111 way for round trip, lick- nts sold Aug. 20th to 23rd inclusive, good to return lillScpt. 15th. For Encampment Sons of Veterans, U. S. A., to bo.held ut Helena. Mont., Aug. 8lh to 1,'Jth, a rate of 0110 lowest limited lirst-olass faro for round trip. Sold An". 4th to 10th, with linnl limit lo Oct. 10th. For Grand Lodgo I. O. O. F., IVirt- laml, Ore., Sept. 19th to StHh, a ruto of ono lowest standard limited lirst-ulass fare for round trip. Sell from Sept. 10th to 11th iuclnsivo, good to return until 60 days fiom date of sale. From April 2,'ilh tickets will bo sold via Dotroit, Grand Iluveu & Milwaukee, uteamor. Summers leave Milwaukee I 'aily ut 8:80 p. in. For rales seo Milwaukee joint ruto sheet- For tho Trioumal Conclave Knights Tumplnr, lo ho hold ut Denver, Colo., in August, 0110 full faro for round trip. Tickets may bo insuud golug via one lino and returning via anothor. Sold Aug. 3rd, to 7th Inclusive, with iinal return limit until Out. lltli. M. E. TALCOTT, Agent. Wm, SHEPHERD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Insuniuco Afont ami CoUcctov, Anth(irl;if'(l to l >vu(itioo tn nil tin* (imirlii fftli»i 8tuti>, OiUt -'u uvoi Ijiim 'H HtoiM, brie 1 .; bhu'/. POSTVILLE - - IOWA. The Old Reliable Meat Market, JOHN B. HytET, Proprietor. Opposite. - Postville - Stnte - Ba'.ik. None but the bes! meats pnrcha.-'cd. Everything in lirst-clast shape. Courteous treatment to nil. I'l'ices always the lowest. I'RED. N. BEEDV. -.•-PHOTOGRAPHER.-:- And Dealer in l'ictnrc Frames. Postville - Iowa L. STROEBEL & SON, — 1'lUllMUf.TOUS Of — Postville Boot and Shoe Store. (AT AIlMHTlMXd A UOI.TKU'U OLD KTAND.) Have a full lino of lloohs, Shoes, Slipp'.-is, Rubbers and evtirylliina; kept in 11 No. 1 general shoe store. Custom work and repairing neatly and promptly dune. Every miir warranted. Wo keep no shoddy. Granite Cemetery Work, Iron IToacos, Curbing &c. Those intending to purchaso Monumental work for future delivery will tiud it to thoir advuntugc 11 examine M. V. Kidder's Granite Work in Cemeteries, ns ho is doing first-class Work nt us low prices as can uo promtreil in tho country. If ho has not called upon you drop him a curd at Docorah nnd ho will be plo'isod to visit you with Designs and samples of all kinds of Granite, at Iho lowost possible prices. 34m 6 M. V.BIDDER, Decorah. Iowa. JAPANESE IE A GiinriMtpod C1110 for Pilos of whntover ki,„i II O I IIIIK, OUroiiis, Rocoiit or Hoioiliturv This KonioiTv has nosiilvoiy „ uvur h"o„ knomi lo fill »i.no 0 lion, 6 t. 0X0li for » 3 .oo; non ° by 1" »HVroni i ou roco pi ot price. A wr lie 1 Guam KS tivolv B1 v U ii lo unr.li JIUVO I IBIIBV of 6 l,o" us who piircliaaud ol one ihui, 10 refund iho »j w naid 1} not curiiil. Guarantee Wuod by 3 p "'" " Sole Ag.ni, Po .5ilB; KSU. G£ASS - D ™°'»PARKER'S RAILROAD TIME-TABLES 4 ^'1 n. m ,.8:-"J a. JO. .11:0.", a. m •l^O p. m. .!>:S6 p. Di On and utter Sunday, Nov. Tl. 180), trains 011 the C. M: As Ut. I*. Uy will leave FuHtvillo as fnllon-s. (.'OING EAST. Passengers. Ho. 2 No. i (night) Freights. No. 10 Chicago Stock .. No. fi Way No. 12 Milwaukee Stock GOING WEST. Passengers. No. I night 12.10 n, ni. No. S 10:26 a.m. Freights. No. 7 Way Freight 11:0.1 a. in No. 9 Time Freight p. ui No. 11 Time Freight... .8-16 p. m AH Freight trains mentioned, nicop! No. 12, enrry passengers when provided with propor transportation. No. 'J lutwcen N. McGregor and Mason City. M. E. TAI. I :OTT, Agent.' B. C. R. & H.E, R. LEAVING AND ARRIVING TIME OF TRAINS. IIWOUAH DIVISION. TimcTiildc! mollVci May an, IS'.-. 1 Passenger going North.. . 6-.2<>. 1' Rl " '" South £i:<M>. Freight. " Nortl 'J:-If), I*. M " Smith, «:0t>, A. M. J. K. Fl'.linv A;;<"iii. CHURCH DIRECTORY. CONGWKOATIONAr,--I !uv >;. j,. i>„, tl tm. I 'roiicUni; c ,'orj Min,;i:y „• ic :: , \ M an ,17 ;lW I'M. Kiibbiitli h, 1,01,1 i,ri. u ,i.i.,t,l; itltar lr .i .vnin;; fiei-Wre. V. i\ ( ovi-ry fiiimlny eveninf at 1; :i;.. r, tiiu Woilm-mliiy cvi'ijin^u. n:,'i.tM Me a. MKTIlODI.ST.-llev. K. J. J .i,ckwoo,l, i'nitor. I'roiluliini; hurviui.n over/ Suinlny nt ll>::l(IA w . mid 7::m 1' M. riuM 'Utli S.ho.,1 ui.mwli. ill uly ufti'i- illuming utrviri'. Thw Kliwovlh J,mlf,'tlu ovrry Silinliiy ovonilm nt t: :00 n'clo,^. rmyiu- iiinitin^ i:\cry \\ t Jnui tiny e\luiu;-, at 7 :!>0 U'U I DC !;. Y OU nio luniLctl y invtUil. POSTVILLE LODGES. NOBLE LoDGE N O 51. O. i: »-'. Thf i.oyul Am-iciit Ordvrof United Workmen meets'the Second uml Fourth .Saturday evenings in each month, in the Masonic Hall over the Uriel; Ding lore. J. W. Siu;i:iii, M. XV. " WM. SiiKi'iii:iti>, Recorder. BKOTHERLY..LOVE LODGE, Ao. 'JO-/, A. f. di A. Jil, lingular meetings nn Tuesday evening on or before tiie full of iho ' moon. All brethren in good standing nru cordially invited to intend. E. I-'. STU-LS, W. M. WM. Mi.irr, Sec'v. STATIONEHY. Don't forget, whon you want plain or tancy Stationary, that tho Review ofiicy is the place to get it cheap. J.A.HAVIKLAND, Vetsrinary Surgeon, rosrvii.i.K, IOWA. Ollicc llrsl door East of the ('runiner- cial IIOIIM', (irui'ii St., l'ostville, lowu. A line set of surgical iv.slruiHCiils. All necessary medicines kept on ban d Thirteen yours successful practice Calls promptly answered Postville Eray Line P. J- BEUCHER. Prop. Having purchased the origin.-!. 1'ost- villoDruy Line 1 am prepared to do all kinds of druying promptly, carefully nnd satisfactorily. (!omt tennis, goon drays mid carel'u 1 drivers f lirayt st the servioo of the public, nt fair prices. All kinps °l ligli 1 heavy hauling .in tunii orcouulry promptly done. $1,000.00 REWARD Offered for any Machine thai will do Bu {treat rung" of -worls i .nd rto It M eiutly and „, well „, cnu ba Aanv ou , b4 DAVIS

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