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Tta Postville Weekly Review. ^OBTVIIiliK, BAT'DAT, AUG. 87. V. W. BTTRDIOK, Editor. Enteral «f the poiUrflhc at Postville an ieoond-elnxs matter. National Republican Ticket. For President, BENJAMIN HAKMSON, of Indinnn. *'or Vice-President, WHITF.LAW REID, o( N«w York. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS FOK ELECTORS AT LAKUE. A. B. Cuuiuiiiigs of Polk. Milton Rem ley, of Iowu. DISTRICT ELECTORS First W. M. Walker, of VanBiiren. kjoeond Chits. Lewis, of Johnson. Third C. K. Aibiook, of Hardin. Fourth H. P. Hancock, of Fayette. Fifth Henry Stone, of Marshal). Si.Uh ii.'V. Carroll, of Davis. S»veut.h K. It. Hayus, of Marion. Eighth..., h. C. Moohou, of Appanoose. Ninth. ..John Liuett, of Pottawattamie. Tsutb Z. A. Church, of Grceu. Klevenlu .K. D. Cliassull, of Plymouth. STATE TICKET. Fur Secretary of Stale, W. M. McFAULAND, of Euimelt county. For Attorney Cenernl, JOHN Y. 'tfTONF, of Mills county. For Treasurer of State, MYRON A. BKESON, of Marshall county. For Auditor of State, O. <;. MCCARTHY, of Story county. For Railroad Commissioner, U.W. PF.RK1NS, of Fremont county. CONGRESSIONAL TICKET. For Representative Fourth District, TliO.S. CPDEttRAFF, of Clayton comity. TJPDEGRAFF. As we expected, Hon. Thos. (Jpde- grafl was nouiiuntcd for congress by acclamation at '.he New Hampton convention last Wcdue .sd .ny, aud he wilj he the next cougroseuiuu from this district. \V« shall have uioro lo suy on this subject Inter. T HK fol'.owiug is tho democratic state ticket nominated at Davenport last week: For secretary of stale, J. II. MuCou- logue, of Mason City. For auditor, S. P. VunDykn, of Yiu- tou. For treasurer, Charles Rueguitz, of Elkader. For attorney general, Ezra Willard, of Atlantic. For railroad commissioner, W. G. Keut, of Ft. Madison. Nathaniel French, of Dayeiipor., and W. \V. Witujcr, presidential electors at large. W K have been wuitiug patiently evor since tho Chicago convention to sen iu gouic democratic paper an explanation as to what particular Clevoland is stronger now than iu 18.SS, or ifarrivou weaker, but wc havo waited in vain. Nobody can tell. lie was set usida than by his own state by uearly 16,«00 plurality. He was downed in Indiana when thera was an Indiana man on fur socond place, and now ho poses as a defeated candidate, while Harmon has the prestige of suoesss, besides having tho administration bihiud him. G'hivs- land is oartainly weaker than h« was four years ago, while Harrison is just us certaiuly stronger. "T HE republican senate, did all it could lo keep up extravagant expenditures and prevent retrenchment, yet tho republican press is tolling ils gullible readers that 'tho democratic congress' has been as wasteful as the 'spiihlii'itn looturs who preceded it." — Connor -Journal. Is not our great democratic luminary a little lame in the above extract? In the lirst pluse the ropublicans in congress or out are not posing as live cent men. They recognize the fact that this is a great oountry-and it takes money to run it creditably. They are willing that the surviving soldiers who saved tho nation should he adequately pensioned and that all other legitimate expenses of the government should he honestly met. Ilesides, us our brother Wnttursou well knows, all tlnauoial legislation must originals in the house, and heu«u tho sonaio is not responsible for this class of legislation, II is tho dumooi'ivU who cry extravagance, and their arm of congress is the one to iunngiirniu economy. That parly u «n make no point on the score of etouo- my. Nyvr thai the conventions arc nil hold it i* probable that the polities will soon begin to warm up. Spanking appointments will soon be in order. T HE chairman of the republican slate convention held iu Milwaukee lost wock. said, in his speech: "Harrison has made 100 spc.ee.huu, but not ouu mistake', Cleveland has made 100 mistakes, but not one speech." I T Is a noticeable (act thai not a man on tho democratic state ticket has any state wide reputation or apijimiiilnni;e. In (net few of the candidates are known outside of the counties in wliloli they reside, Thin is eortainly true of both I ho iimididatau in this congreattlott»l ftlstrlot, They'may be jmt as good n\ou for all lit at but It la evident that the convention had no hope of eleeilng the tioket w it would h»va nominated representative ni»n who were prominent in the os»nnoila of the party, The politicians would navtir havo allowed ail the plums to gn to tlm "nnuk dts- tfiuls" had there bean Any liuna of tittti- <*<>*. H MWSW tlm ehanooa may he ailtar y«ar» thera i» »o hup'n of miopesa infuwaon nreildtntlal veara «>.H i W AS it uot a little strange thai Fay- otle county refused to instruct its delegation for Congressman Butler? So (nr ns wa know the omission is unprecedented and must moan that Walt isu't very solid at home. It looks like another Clereluud aud Hill CASH—that is evorybody wauls him except his home county, but they dou'l want him very badly. Tho fact is if the democracy had thought there was a ghost of a show of his elootion two years ago he would not have had * rote iu that convention. He was put up theu simply as a figure head to bo knocked down, aud tho prominent deiuoeiRts have been silting up nights kicking them- solvcs OVBI since for nominating him then. Had there bemi a possibility of shaking him now thoy would have been only too glad to have done it, but this was impossible. T HE democratic press is quoting Holmnu to prove that the late sessiou of tho 62ud congress tras Ices extravagant than the lirst. sessiou of the 51st congress. Nobody will quest-ion Sona- tor Allison on '.he finances, aud he says that the late session appropriated many millions more than ils republican predecessor did, aud iu thv speeches he will soon make he will prove it so clear that a child cau understand it. liy tho way our democratic friwnds are as dumb as oysters of late ou "the billion dollar congress." Kuad the opinion of Tom Watsou, the allinuee oou- grcssiunu from Georgia, aud you get at the meat iu the coacoauut: "Fledged la reform, they have not reformed. Fledged to economy, they have uot cciuomfzed. Flodged to l*g- islal*, they have not legislated. Kxlravagauce has been the order of the day. Absenteeism was never so pronounced. Lack of purpose was never so clear. Lack of common business prudeuce never more glariug. Useless employees crowd every corridor Useless expenditures pervade every department." I T is queer what hard holes our democratic 1'neuds are continually getting iuto. When thy recent strikes were inaugurated every democratic paper it 1 the laud rushed to the froul aud with oue voice cried, "The result of the MeKinW bill!" But they were soon called off by the wiser leaders, aud uow they are shouting that they never said it, thai it is all a republican lie, elc. But once iu a while there is a democratic organ honest euough to lell ihc truth, especially when it is forced ou them by so good authority as the democratic suite convention. The platform rcceutly adopted at Davenport tonkas the same assertions as to the cause of strikes that the entire press of that parly made at the time of the Homestead strike. Ju commenting upon this plauk of tue platform the democratic Dubuq"ue Telegraph says: •'its most serious faalt is contained iu the UriU plauk which charges the protective policy of the republican party with responsibility for the strikes which have become so lamentably frequent iu this country. In this matter the convention went to extremes. Strikes oecur iu free trade Kngland as well as iu this couatry and the discontent iu which they have their origin is i duo to cluss legislation of various kinds. The tariff is one form of class legislation and in this country it has aggravated the evil of strikes. If the convention had said this it would have taken a position entirely tenable. As it is the platform declaration will be challenged successfully and the cause of tariff reform thus injured. Tl»is is a cause so meritorious that it is to he regretted the state convention placed a weapon In the hands of Its enemy." Will not the democratic filends give us a rest on the attitude of their party ou the strike question? Their state platform charges everything to the McKinhiy bill, and it comes with poor grace now for their party press to dls- cluim it, oven though they know the position taken to bo falsu, The strikes have just as much to do with the tarill as has the opposition of Mats. Thoy are the outgrowth of labor unions and the "walking delegates." who propose to force manufacturers to ihvir own tonus, whether reasonable or nol. Were the laborers left lo themselves, and to act independently, there would be no strikes; but whim they put themselves In the hands of ambitious and sometimes unscrupulous lenders iho lioulilu begins, Tim demourate can make no point on the strike question. _ ELECT CLEVELAND AND TAX SUGAR. Ilnlur Ocean.I "Wa admire tho English mid the southern free traders, houausa they tell lit* truth. Wo despise the northern fren traders because they date not lell the truth. Free trade, or 'Ini'llf fur rgveuue only,' wlnult la as near to frun trade »a it is possible lo gut under existing oiiviiiinstiinces, means true uduiisMiQh from all umintries in willed labor is cheap of nil tilings that are, or easily nan ha, pruduoett by thn well paid labor of Amoiloaiis, ami the con- saijiiunl reduction of the prlus of American labor, (t also manna thn Imposition of duties 'for revenue only' ou nil such things ait Amniiimu* need, but whinh they u»n not s'lluolenUy pro- dtjeo, to wlnoh sugar, ttm and nult'eu belong. It lias beau republican pulluy to make these things free of duty, for a tariff on them is a 'tax,' beaauac it does nut pcot'iiit and thmufore It doe* not stimulate pioduullon, unit therefore duos nut evc'liq that omuputitimi which ueoessnrlly luwurs pilous tu tint consumer Just m sine KM it Ints been republican policy in make. U IUKU tilings free of dutji', It will be d»min>r»iio WIN the products of northern labor, and to tux all things that we bought with the wages of northern labor. But the southern democrats do not deny it. The New Orleans Daily Status, easily the loador of the ultra bourbon democrats of Louisiana, hud this to say to the sugar planters of that state, no later than the Hlh day of thuj month. Wc uulreal a careful perusal of our contemporary's editorial ultcruuecs: •Tho facta havo shown, beyond all question, that the tariff for revenue democrats are the friends aud the protectionists are the enemies of tho sugar industry. But these men are iuditler- ont lo fuels while they worship a name. That ovury dumociivt who is nn nutlioi- ity, and every democratic paper which represents auytluug. have stood resolutely for the sugar tariff, whilo every republican who is an authority aud every republican organ, great or small, have denounced that lariff, and that the republican party repealed the sugat tariff.' This is triithfu- history; not the loss truthful that il is recorded by a democratic scribe. Ai to what in iu tho future, we will let the Now Urloaus Daily btntes predict: •The only difference in tho policies thiit will be pursued by the two parlies is just this, mid mark il: If lliu democratic parly captures the government, the sugar bouuty will be withdrawn, anrf thi: nuyur tariff will be restored; while if the republican, or protectiou, party remains in power, the sugar bouuly will be withdrawn, and suyttr will remain on the tree list. That is the difference, aud lot sugar people of Louisiaua keep it in iniud.' The italics arc as priutcd iu tho Daily States. This is a truthful prediction; not the less truthful because the utlerauce of a democratic prophet. Let uortheru wage earners aud householders of all conditions lake tioliee that the leading democrats declare that to «le»t Cleveland is to reiuipose the tax on sugar. We tsnv 'the leading democrats' advisedly, f,or what the south wills that the northern democratic leaders accomplish iu humble, even the humblest, submission to their poor but haughty masters." We wonder that the Julor Ocean overlooked the following item from a laic issue of the great democratic luminary, the Louisville Courier Journal. In an editorial replyiug to Mural Halstead the Courier-Journal uses this vigorous language: "Now mark how a plain tale shall put this royaler down! Just as soon as the democrats get the power they will wipe out the atrocious republican sugar Jjouuty sytleiii and restore the sugar dutios. Iuslead of paying millions of bouuty out of tho treasury to sugar planters, wo will re-establisli the revenue tariff ou sugar, yielding Annually about fifty millions to the treasury. Fut that iu your old clay pipe, Mr. lialsle^d, aud smoke it, and siuoko it like thunder!" Now iu all enudor we a5K our democratic friends if they propose to pay their share of this fifty millions of dollars aunualty iu order to build up the tin manufactories of Wales or the wool en industries of Kuglaud, to say noth- iug of the other industries that Kug- laud is striving for? It is a practical quesliou and must be answered in November. ADDRESS TO THE WOMEN Of Iowa, by tlie Iowa Board of Lady Managers. Miss Ora E. Miller, president, Cedar Rapids. Mrs. N. C. Deeriug, vice-president, Osage. Mrs. Eliza Ci. Hliodes, secretary, Ml. Pleasant. Miss Mary B. Uaueock, treasurer, Dubuque. To TUB W OMKH or I OWA: The Iowa Board of Lady Managers desires to call your attention to our stale exhibition of women's work and through this circular to enlist your assistance and co-operation in semiring for Iowa at tho World's Columbian Exposition such a representation of woman's skill and industry ns shall be sscoud to none in America. The Iowa Board of Lady Managers nus created by a recent act of the Iowa Columbian Commission, for tho purpose of organizing throughout the state of Iowa, County World's Fair Associations and elubs, and also for tlm purpose of securing a creditable exhibit of woman's work mid achievements. Tho members of this board aio eleven in millibar, as follows: Mrs. Kllzu O. Hhodes, Ml. IMoasuiit. 1st congressional district. Mrs. Klleii K, Conk, Davenport, 2nd congressional distiiel. Miss Mary II. Hancock, Dubuque, 3rd congressional dlstriot. Mrs, N. C. Uuoiing, Osage, •Uh congressional dlstrlnl. Miss Ora E. Miller, Cedar Haplds, 6lh congressional district. Mrs, Flora J. iloAchran. Blonmliwld, 6th ooiigrossiounl district. Mrs. Whiting 8. Clark, Dos Moines, 7th congressional dlstriot, Mrs. O, 11. Halts, Corning, Hlu «ou- grnsslonnl district. Mrs. h. O, Fet'son, Council Mulls, Oth cougrosaiomtl district. Mrs, John F. Dumiomhe, Ft, Dodge, 10th congressional dlstriot. Miss Jtmiila E, lingers, gluux City, lltli unngresslnnal district. To thtse members hits been assigned the supervision of thn woman's department in tlm congressional district* In whinh thoy respectively reslilo, and tlm organisation of the above mentioned clubs, It is their euruosl desire Hint tlm exhibit of the town Woui.tn's Depart- m«ni shall unmparo f«voriibl,y with tlm work of women of other states and shall rolled credit cm the womanhood of Intra. This board of uUveu women nan do very little toward offeollng this great object unless they shall havo tho sympathy ivnd inillvu co-operation 'if nil tlm iiitnlllgeut women of our slnlo, Time HI-.. - 1 , - • - Iowa exhibition of Wotu .m's Work such i a one as will make every Iowa woman feci proud ot Ihc attainments of hnr sex. Our diwiie is to exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1898. all articles which illustrate woman's ahare in the industrial, educational, artistic, religious and philanlhropiuu.1 activities of luwa, especially In set forth said exhibit in such a maimer as to indicate the progress which women hnvc made in all these various dupnrtuiuulfc during tho comparatively few years of our slate's existence. It is a difficult task tc enumerate nil the lines of work iu which women are engaged, and an tittempt failing of completeness may possibly be misleading, but iu order lo point out some of the special representations of woman 's industries mid interests which the Iowa Board of Lady Managers desires to secure, we would especially nsl> your assistance in the following lines: To secure f >r exhibition: (a) Noticeably, fine specimens of every industry carried ou by women in our stale: this to embrace every department of woman's work. (b) Copies of all books, pamphlets or uewspapers uow or heretofore written or edited by Iowa women. (e) All books and papers illustrated by lona women. (d) Scientilic collodions of every kiud made by Iowa women, il of genuine scientilic value. (e) A list of all inventions made by Iowa women, and whenever possible, small models of the same uot exceeding twelve inches in any one dimension . (f) Colonial lolie.s owned by residents of town. (g) .Statistical and graphic representations of the educathiiiiil aud char, liable works of women: the graphic representations preferable, by means of maps so marked as to indicate the locatiou of schools and charities operated iu whole or iu part by women. (h) Keprcicntatious for u historical exhibit of womuu's work, which will illustrate how Iowa women have grown with the statf, beginning with the lirst achievements of women during Iowa 's infancy, and illustrating h>:r progress through the suceeediug epochs of Iowa's growth. Exhibitors, in all departments of thu exposition will be furnished blanks coulxiniug the question, "What per ceut of labor was furnished by women?" The answor to this question will be used in the preparation of statistics that will entitle women to oue or more members of tho jury of award iu each department. The Iowa Board of Lady Managers also solicits the vssistauce of all Iowa women. First. To encourage the organization of Iowa World's Fair County Associations in every county and World's Fuir Clubs in every village and township in Iowa, the object of which is to provide statu accommodation ami protection for tho benefit of the individual holding a certificate of membership iu said assooiution or clubs; aud also for the purpose of securing funds for collecting and maintaining an exhibit from each county iu the Iowa stale building and in the general exposition buildings; and lo place 'he people of thu state in close communication with the stain organizations engaged in world's fair work, aud by means of club meetings to encourage tho study of such subjects as will conduce to an Intelligent and profitable understanding of ihe exposition. Second. To urge upon tho women of the stain the advisability of entering the general competitive exhibits at the exposition. Third. To secure works of superior nn lit for the gallery of honor in the womun's building. Thu Iowa Hoard of Lnily Ms lingers will ho pleased to receive suggestions ami information relating to these subjects from the women of Iowa, and will esteem it a pleasure to render assistance iu tlielr power Dubnqiui, July 'lit, Wi'i. MAUJ B. HANCOCK, Chairman, Mus. Wmrimi 8. CI.AIIK, MKS. FI.OHA. J. MOACIIKAN. Com. ou Circular Loiter. Independence Races. Angu.it 22 to Suptembor fl, 18D2. For these races the Burlington, Cedar Wapitis & Northern Railway will make n rate of One Fare for the round trip from till stations on its lino. Tickets on side Aug. 20 to Snpl. 8, inclusive, good lo return until and iuoluuing Snpt v , r >. 1K !)2. A special train will leave Cedar Hapids every day during ihc races, nt 9:4i a. m., connoe.'.ing with all trains from the north, south. ea .Hl aud west. A special train will also leave Decorah every day at 7:30 a. Ue.turning. both trains will leave daily after the races are over. For further information call on or address any agent of this company. Yours truly. J. E HANKEUAX, G. T. 4 P. A. THE TEMEBOAL TIN MINES. [G«le City.) The San Frnnoisco Examiner stated thai the Tcmesual tin mines in San Bernardino county, Cal., were about lo be abandoned; thu', the miners hud been discharged, tho initio having buou operated at, a great loss by tho company; that there wus never anything to If, Ibul thn siipsi'luteiidout had been called buck lo Engluml and much more of the samo stuff. Mr. Bowers, of Washington, sent to n Han Diego llini who would know the facts, and reoolved this answer: "SAN DIHOO, CAI.., July 10, 181)3. W. W. Bowiiiis, Washington, I). O.: Loiter received, Send reports. There Is nothing in the Examiner's report about tlin Temcsua) minus. 1 have just relumed from tlioru. They nru working 110 men uow at tlm mine, and are uow oroutlng costly works mid putting in new nmnliiunry. The mines look ns well us ever, Thu Examiner's rapnrt U from some discharged miners. Tlm dumuerntiu prima can't toll thn truth about American tin. Eighty-one tons of pig tin have linuii shipped from thu mine In the las', six mouths. W. W. STBWABT & Co." Mr. Stewart is one of thu leading rniumUtHiou maruhantu In Southern California. Il« has from thn lirst born what rimy bu tunned the factor of Iho nilno—lliu iiuruliHslug and milling itgont-iind knows exautly whut tie Is talking about. A Kli.nl Mulllnc Veasel. The sailing ship Maria HleUmeis, recently hut tie bed at thu Uussull yards ut Fori Olasifow, Heotlaud, in claimed to Viti thu ltiro-rti** «»|lli..- -<•»- * 6ELLIN G CLOCKS TO NEGROES. A Bcliatnr Wliloh HM Ksttvd Many X>ol- 1*4n. Tor H U Iucenloun Man. An cnterprlBtnR ITIHU lias Btarted a new way of making money among Southern nugrous wlnuli so far lias been highly Bucoeaefut, brlnptuK in about $titl,(l<itl. He hlrce a number of muu and furnishes them with a horse and buggy with which they go through the remotest part* of the country, where lives the toil- tug negro in IIIB little oabln, selling clocks. TheBe clookb are estimated as being worth only about S4, but are Bold ot from $12 to $11. The men go round In April and May and sell them, taking a mortgage on a eow or au ox, u WUL'OII, n hog, poultry of vnrlouf kinds, anything which omi be sold and cumvriud into money—even bedeti ads, bedctothett, uiolnitujen, aud cups and waueers are amounted as security—and iu the fall t.tio collectors go round aud receive the | ny- uionttt. Kvery negro house, tio matter If the ouly other articles lu It are u wooden bench or two, joaotd one of Ihese showy-looking timepieces on Uie mde shelf over the chimneyplaoe. Of commonest wood, Blilu.v ae long as new, and oruameuted with a little cheup gilt, these clucks poseues one d«llghtful charm In the eyes or euro of their ovvn- ere—they can strike—"1 can hear niui etrike ceo de night," Hubl an old auntie In defeUBO of her ertt-uvai;uiu'e when asking her lundlord'B u*j*M*tauee in pay- 'ng the eloclv man, to vvtiotu the had glveu a mortgage ou the only feather bed aud all the quilts she possessed. The landowners, who rent their acres to tho vletimw of these clock men, feel a natural resentment toward tbeui, for much money goes to i.heui which woul I otherwise help to pay IXw: reut. But thu lundloids itro power! ees, the uegio .'H A -ill have the clocks, and to possess them will mortgage everything. A Sculptor ut Gri 'Mfte. Wai -hln^toii, D. C, possesses an ingenious porf-o'i, i'l. V. Ford, who liuds M'ope for an aspiring art not in the olas- uiv u:arble or pluetlc clay but iu lard. The way Mr. Ford entered upon his career w»e entirely by accident. It Is Ids cuetoin to pile fifty or elxty pound* of lard upon Ids counter, and one day IIM carelessly picked up a knife and curved a bas-reller portrait iu the side. Jt was merely an idr&t lit ad, drawn at inudum, but posseirtj d *uch merit IIB to attract considerable attention and cu»- toinfrom the marketers. Hemitor Mau- derson, who happened along, wu* i«tr- tlcularly struck with the portrait, winch he declared to be « remarkable liken, ss offjlr Walter little gh. R-n< u then S:r. Ford hue continued his expoiiininie, and develop tl consl !erublo skill 111 nian- l]Uha.ng bis novel material for no 1.1- lng. ill* tools tic ordinary carving knives, with which ho UIIIHCIK out n the rough bon.e idenl fa The features nre ufUrworil molded mid smoothed by the fingers, the warmth ot which renders Ihe lard plattie. YYh"ii this has been done (o the artist's satisfaction he dip? his fingers lu :'o..-water, which chill- an 1 fixes the features, at the came 11 tin- im- purttng a marble-like gloss to the bust, and showing almost translucent In the eleetr.c light Among ttte sub'c-etB he has treated, hi uddit on to it i umber of Ideal head)', -e ) of rat busts of Walt Whitman, >s. .Morrill, mid K:tllng I'ull, the 1 ,t- «er of which, being artistically decorated with turUoy-feather plumes, uttract- groat attention. Indeed, a crowd always surrounds tho sculptor as It" works, and his production* htive become a i-tundard attraction to the market. Woman'* Ilesuty untt Jloffa, Borne of the belles of Now York have conceived an idea actually Independent of Air. McAlllBtnr, who iu supposed to do most of their fashionable thinking. 'I hey have evolved the fashion of "dressing to mutch your dog." To accompany mi Irish setter in his morning stroll, the mlstr«BB llnda that a golden-brown toilette harmonizes beet with her pet's tawny fur, while when she takes uut her fox ti rrlers, a white and groen OOHIUIIIO IH thu icost effective as setting forth the beauty of both dogs nnd fair owner. With all tho chtingos of attire theso Interesting belles of New York are forced I?) to muke, thoy are to bo pitied; but most of all are thoy to he pilled for their luck of common sense uud the contemptible appearances their Idiosyn- erneles lead them to asnumo. Wore they to uoeept life ns a reality, uot au a farce, and eultivato a aplrit of humanity, cheering the sorrow-Htrlekeu nnd alluvlath.g tho condition of tiio poverty- afllluted, they would attain a more sterling worth In thin world than by adjusting their stylo of beauty to dogn, and In the next thoy would give a more sutls- faotory answer to tho Great Steward when he auks an account of thu talenU glveu thorn. Tltoy Vnwil When They I.lu. A number of prominent Kentucky lawyers and judges were Hitting together at Louisville recently, when Judge Yost, of Iho Superior Court, In tolling an an- ec .dote of a trial, remarked that thu wlluoHS yawned and ho knew he was lying. "How did you know? wan naked. "Well, sir, I have HUUII witnesses Ho and not yawn, but I novel' knew one to yawn that he w.ui not lolling a lie." Judge HIIIIH, it member of the Legislature, roiuai'kod: "Yes, I always know u witness IH lying win n ho yawns." Hunalor Dave Huiith said: "It l» almost. Invariably the iineo." Judge Wall, a State Henator, corroborated tho atalcnif iilu of thu othoru, and juut then Judge lli'cul, of the Huperlor I'ourl, joined ilie group. "Ys," ho ohlnitvl In, "whon a witness yawns hu Is lolling a li« and lv> knows II." Several other lawyeiBworo appealed to, nnd all bora nut tho atntunmnta made, Noni), however, could explain thn phenomenon, Ju Igo Yo«t was ihc only one who hud a theory, and that wa-i that wiien a fellow was Hweiirlng to a lie hu rond not t urn thn innate and his ornhiirrnsHniuiil found exptu:>slo.i In yawns, A Nutl.oi el'l,o|H>n>, it Is mild (hit tho United Htatou el Colombia aliuoAlduservue thu name of a nation ut Itipors, This dlmmse was tin- liiiuwii lo Iho aboriginal inhabitants ot tho country, thu Hret aaso ou record being that of a HpimlBh priest In imc. Although nutuy unset! that the disease IH non-coutiigloue, It has gr.aluully spread over Iho country, aud lu tlm he, ttooro of years Its progress hits been i-o rapid that scnreolv anv »nii,ii,.t«.t >•••<••• THE FOSTTILLE LUMBER YARD. S. F. GMNTON. A complete and fall 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 building the coming season will consult their own interest by obtaining figures from me. Particular attention to filling bills- Best of grades only handled. Rarvost Excursions. On Aug. .SO nnd Sept. 27, the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway will sell Harvest Exoaision tickets to all poirts ca its line in northwestern Iowa, southern Minnesota and South Dakota, nt a rntf: of One Fare for round trip. Tickets limited to twenty (20) days from date of sale. On *anie dates it will also sell to poinls on other lines in northwestern Iowa. Minnesota. North and South Dakota, Montana past of Garrison, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado. Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, (except points on So. Pac and A. & P. Rys..) Idaho, on and cast of the Union Pac. lino to Silver Bow, sonthweftern Missouri; also to Kantas City and St. Joseph. To points in Tennessee. Alabama and Mississippi. Louisiana (except Mobile and New Orleans), Arkansas, Indian Territory. Oklahoma and Texas. For further information call ou or address any agent r.f this company, or Yours truly, J. E. HANNECJAN, G. T. & P. A. DR. J. S. GREEN, rnvstciAX & sirnor.oN. Office and Residence Southwest par •f town. All calls promptly attended F.J. BECKER, M.D., HOMEOPATHIC rHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence overChiiss' New Turniiure Emporium, Postville' IOK.V J. SHEPHERD M.D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Office at T*euieiicft on Grecu street, eecocJ house East of Hoy McNYil's Httr,hvu;e. DR. MABRY, 1'IIYMiIAN ft StUti UON. Om-.c over Waters & Nicolav's H:ird- w.-tp. .St. re. Kc-i.l.-nce -.a 1 ',,'rk Hotel. Calls will receive prompt attention d:n arid niirht. — It may not be known to everyone that Mrs. Henj. Harrison is one of the best of American flower painters. Since she has occupied her position of lady of the White House, howi ver, her public dulias have largely prevented the exercise of her artistic genius: but iu thai period she Init found leisure to paint oue of the loveliest representations of flower-life that ever came from un artist's brush,—a magnificent "roup of orchids ou a puroelain panel. With that broad and kindly spirit which has marked her career, she has presented Ibis single production of her scam leisure to the public, aud Demorests' Magazine has the honor of being the medium through which this painting is ollerod to the mothers, wives uud daughters of America, to whom it is lovingly dedicated. There is no taint of politics in it; it is simply the tribute of a good woman's love for the women of her nation, superbly expressed iu color and form, — the foremost woman of the republic cementing, by means of her art, her sisterhood with all others of her sex in the land. Mrs. Harrison's painting has hsen reproduced in the highest style of art. of the same size :ia the original (11 ixlh inches), and is an absolutely perfect counterpart, iu every particular, to thu faiuHil tiul of color, anil even lo the peculiar texture of the porcelain. Willi each copy of Deuiorest's Magazine for October ons of these wondcrl'il reproductions of a "White House Orchid," painted 'y the president's wife, in thn While llouse, is lo be prc- sjL'i.teil free. Win. SHEPHERD, ATTORNEY AT LAY/, Iusur^iict' AfMit jnjtl OUc <.tur, Authorized to jirtw-tifu in r lithe courts of the btntc'. Oilieu ovt'i Lieu'B store, brick block. RAILROAD TXME-TABX.KB POSTVILLE IOWA. i The Old Reliable Meat Market, ! JOHN B. EAF.T, Proprietor. Opposite • Postville - State - Banki None but the best meats purchased. I Everything in iirst-clast shape. Co.ur- i Icons treatment to all. Prices always I the lowest. C. M. & St. P. Excursions. To Kastcin Iowa Agricultural Associ- | alion Knir, at Davenport. Tickets sold • Sept. olh lo Uth inclusive, good to return Sept. 12th. One and one third fare for round trip. To Iowa Sfate I'air, at lies Moines. Tickets Hold Aug. 25th to Sept. 2nd inclusive, good to return Sept. Sih. One lowest short lino fnru for round trip. To Inter Slate Fair, nt LaC'rosae. Tickets sold Aug. 2!)th lo Sept. :ird inclusive, Ono fnru for round trip, tjood to return Sept. 6lh. To Miniieupolis Kxposition. Tickets sold Aug. !10lh and on all Tuosdtiys, rimrsdays nnd Saturdays during continuance of Kxposition lo Sept. 24th. Return coupons good until the Monday following date of sale. One and one third fare for the round trip. Also Sept. 3rd to 10th Inclusive tickets will be sold for one fare for round trip, good In ruluru Sept. 12th. The state fair occurs Sept. oth to lOlh. Clear l,uko Excursion Tickets. Thu C. M. & St. It. K. will sell excursion tickets from Juno 20th to f-Vipi. tlOtb. inclusive, lo Clear hake 1'ark, tor one and onu third faro for tho round trip, good to return ,30 days from date of sale. 25 conls added for admission coupon Kor Iho National Kuoiimpnienl. Cii'uud Army of thu Republic, t.i be hold at Washington, I) C, Sept 2'Jth, tlokuts will bo sold at fain one way for tlm round Ulp to Chicago, to which will be added $1(1.GO for fnru from Chi. uugo to Washington and return, over a ohoico of siivun routes, roltirn ominous good to Oct. 10th. For Grand Lodge I. O. O. F., I'nrt- lana, C)fo., Sept. 19th to 2lUh, a ratn of ouu lownst slandttrd limited lirst-cltiss fare for round trip. Sell from Sept. 10th lo Mlh inclusive, good to return until 00 (lays fioui dale of sale. From April 2Ath tiukolit will bo "old via Dutroit, Ot'tiud Ilavon & Mllwuukeo stmituur. Slonm.vi'i lnavo Milwnukon (hilly at 8:110 p. m. For rates sno Mil- wnu'kiiu joint rate sheet, M. K. T ALOOTT, Agent, L. STROEBEL & SON, — I 'jLai'iiiKToiis or — Postville Boot and Shoe Store. (AT AllMSTHUNfi 1 IIOI.TC.U 'b OLD STANO.) Have n full line of Hoots, Shoes, Slip- pcis. Rubbers and everything kept iu a No. 1 general shoe store. Custom work and repairing neatly and promptly done. Kvery <>air warranted. We keep no shoddy. Granita Cemetery Work, Iron Fences, Curbing &c. Those intending to purchase. Monumental work for future delivery will find it to their advantage t iexamine M. V. Kidder's (Jranitc Work iu Cemeteries, as he is doing lirst-cJass work :it as low prices as can be procured in the t country. If he has not called upon you I drop him a card at Decorah and he will be pleased to visit yon with Designs and samples of all kinds of (Iruulte, at the lowest possible prices. M. V. KIDDER, j 34rn0 Decorah, Iowa. JAPANESE Era A Guaranlrcrl Cute for I'il.-s nt wh.itevi'r Had unlc-Krcf 1.Menial. Iiiicmul, mimt „r lltt'cdiitK. tlcliinn, Clnoiiic, Ki-crlit or II .-o ililarv. This Ki-iiicilv lia.; iiusithcl)' novir ln-ra knun'u lo [ail. » •>••*• <• boxes hu $•$.«,; M-m In- mail pn-paicl ull rcciu [.l uf pnec. A ivlilc n Ciru.imii.- pnsi- nviily i-ivvu lo fiiirh luiri IIIIMT off. t,o\os. wliuti inncliascd at one Inn..-, to rolui.d tin- «5.oo pnid il not cuix-d. (uuiraiiUM- issued l,y K. N. JJOl'GI.AS.S, I.>m-GG |5T. Sole A^ciit, l'oitvillt.., Iowa. 3vl©roliant Tailor, Postvillo, Iowu, TONSOHIAL PARLORS. NUAR OA III. UOl.TKU's STOitU. All work done in the highest stylo of the art. Satisfaction guaranteed.' J. A. I'AltKEK, Prop. CHOICE LINE OP DOMESTIC s IMPORTED JUST RECEIVED! flood All Wool Suits for $20. (iuuuliiu Clay Worstiul, $25 and up, Finn Wtirsiod and Chinohilla Overcoats from $15 to )ji25. Kvurything warrautod O, K. Call oarly ami leayo your order. D. A. JEUAI.D, Merchant Tailor. BLACKSMITH & WAGON SHOP. On nnd atter Sunday. Nor. 22, 1891 trains on the C. M. & St. P. R v . will leave Postville as follows. GOING KABT. Passengers. No. 2 4 :C1 p. tn No. 4 (night). Freights. No. 10 Chicngo Stock . No. 6 Way N<*. 12 Milwaukee Stock UOlt-'G WERT. PaBsengers. No. 1 night No. S -.. . Freight?. No. 7 Way Freight No. 9 Time Freight No. 11 Time Freight... .8:29 a. • ll:0. r > a. n; 4:10 y. nv .. r i :3i "i ;i. m .J2.1C n. 3i. .10:'J[, u. r.-, 11:06 a. p. . C';]. r . p. & .8:4fi p m _ All Freight train! mentioned, nr.eepi No. 12. carry pasM-not-rs when f.ro\'tl,-t' with proper trnri»j>ortntioi. No. i' between N. McGregor and Mason (. i; M. E. TAI/.-OTT. Agent." B. C. R.&N.R.R. 'LEAVING AMD ARRIVING" TIME. OF TRAINS. ItKffiJt.MI l >IVIs]ON. Time Table in elTecl M:iy 2;>. I'asseiiner ";o:iio North... fi :20. 1' Hi •• South ;" I:"II. Freight. •• North. . . .-j-.-sf.. }'. vd .South. 0:0:', A M. J. F. Pti.-nv Alien'. CHURCH DIRrCTORT. CC"XGJtECiA TIfI. • -llov K. I.. llurU'e. j .t«- l,.i. Ircai-Lini,' i-vfnr S'j::.by it*. IV Mo A. il lOv.lT-.M I'M. t-iil'ltth Sclioo! isin -fttistt ,y utWr u.'rliiHj: pcrvicc. Y, }'. c. 11. im-cu cvtry Suaduy tvi-muj; ut I 11.. l'rn\ti SI,r:. iric \','o(lnt-hday cvuuni^i. MKTHOIHST.-J!cv. K. J. l^U»«.l, 1 'nw-cr. I renchint.' s.-rvc.---- cvoi>-Si n.tny :it 10 :'.'U \ M . uud 7 ::'0 )'• M. S'i,li',i.i>i f.-u-et '.amtfrf • ntclj- itftt-r rij'.i-non' [.rvii*'. '11.^- ni »vi>illi I.i-utiuc t vt i y Sn:,d:.v e\ficcj n: 0 >c oV-U'il-. Trayor nii-ctiiit.' t\.ry ciliicv-ic y * v* int.i't.i 7 :'J0 o'cloit:. You urt- t-tn:cbtly iuvitcd. POSTVILLE LODGES ' NOBLE LODGE No 51. A. O. V. IF. Thr Loyal Ancient Order of United Workmen meets the Second and Fi.urth .Saturday evenirips in each month, iu the Masonic Hall over the Brick Drug tore. J. W. .SHKJIHV, M. W. WM. SiiEriiKisl>, Recorder. BROTHEKLT.XOVE LODGE, -Vn. L'O-i, A. f. dl A. M. Regular meetings on Tuesday even* in"; ou or before the full of 1 he * moon. All brethren in good standing are cordially invited to intend. K. I). STILLS, W. M. W.M. MoTT, Scc'v. STATICNEKY. Don't forget, when you wank plain or fancy Stationery, that the Review office is the place to get it cheap. J.A.HAVIRLAND, "Veterinary Sijirg-ecn., rOSTYlLLU, IOWA. Ofllce lirst door F.ast of the Coniiuci- cial House. Crecn St.. Posuillo. Iowa. A line set of surgical instruments. All necessary medicines kept on him d Thirteen years successful pvr.cUcv Calls promptly answered Postvillo ErayLine P. J. BEUCHER. Prop. liming purchased the origina. i'o«t- villu Drav Line 1 an: prepared to d'- .il I kinds of draying jiromptly, carefully and satisfactorily, f.nml 'cams, good drays and earefu 1 drivers . iv.avj ^t Ihe service of the public, at fair prices. All kinps of light or heavy hauling.in ton u or country promptly done. $1,000.00 REWARD Offered for any Machine that will do a. great Tango or work aud do It >• easily anil n* well«» omi j, e , lo ,„ ou , h , LOOK AT Tllli'.aB 1'ltlCKs: DAVIS

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