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VOL. XXXIL NO. 212
KOCK ISLAM), THURSDAY, JUNE 25 ISt)l.
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THE DEMOCRATS OF IOWA.
THE NEW SAVINGS BANK
IS SOW PREPARED TO RECEIVE DEPOSITORS.
We Give Everybody in Town Credit
Governor Boies Renominated by Acclam
ation riatforui Points.
Otttmwa, la., June 25. The Demo
cratic state convention met bere yester
day with over 1,000 Democrats on hand,
. and amiil unbonded enthusiasm. Walter '
! 11. Butler was temporary chairman, and ,
in his speech he said: "We meet Uwlay,
not as in years gone by, simply to plan for
the perpetuity of our organization, but
rather, in the fullness of achievement, to
celebrate the day of success and name the
leaders who shall march at thehead of oar
ever-increasing columns at our certain
November triumph." .Applause. He
eulogized Governor Boies and declared
that the Mckinley bill must go. Com
mittees were then appointed and recess
taken to 3 p. m.
Evervbodv Was for Boles.
Upon reassembling Hon. W. H. M. Pu-
sey, of Council Bluffs, was made perma
nent chairman, and he made a speech in
the same key as the temporary chairman.
dominations being declared in order there
was but one name for governor Boies
and his nomination was made with a
shout that nearly lifted the roof. The
ticket was completed as follows: Lieu
enant governor, I. L. Bestov; judge su
preme court, lj. (J. Kmne; superintendent
of schools, J. H. Knoepfler; railroad com
missioner, t'eter A. Jjey.
Point front the Platform.
The platform adopted bos the following
features: Demands the repeal of the prohi
bition law, and favors license: favors the
election of United States senator by the
people; deni'-nds free coinage of silver:
denounces the MeKinley bill, its motives,
and its theory; denounces the last congress
for extravagance; recommends a liberal
appropriation for the World's fair.' In the
matters of pensions, trusts, etc, it is sim
ilar vo oiuer piatiorms.
For wanting: to save money, because everv man who saves mnnev n-mkec mnnev snH
every man who makes money gets rich, and they sav riches makes happiness, which
we all want. Nothing is so essential to one's haooinefes as a hannv home Von ran
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maKe your nome nappy dv
The Two Ilotisrs Get Through a Good
Deal of Lawmaking.
Lansish, Mich., June 25. The senate
has refned to red -.we the World's fair ap-I'ropi-iatiu
from l--'o.0"0 to t'100,f voted
down the biii repealing specific taxation
and requiring railroads to be taxed locally,
and alo refused to accept the conference
report on the Kicharuson specific tax bilk
The house voted down the bill providing
for factory inspectors. The senate agreed
on an appropriati-jn of J40.000 for the agri
cultural college, and $43,000 for additional
buildings for the mining school at Hough
ton. The house concurred in the senate
amendments to the bill creating a central
board of control to manage the Lansing
blind school, the C-oldwater state public
school, end the t lint school for the deaf.
A Labor Hill Killed.
he house killed the senate bill making
ten hours a lgal day's work and passed
the luiiihi: schoul appropriation of ?o,0i
a tut ot ,W from the amount voted
by the senate. Both houses agreed to ap
propriate W.0m for the Traverse Citv
asylum and 17,000 for the Kalamazoo
ayaim. to be expended in new cottages
for the patients.- The house agreed to the
senate bill making the legal rate of inter
et per cent, nnd the contract 8 per cent.
The bill repealing the local option liquor
law was defeated in the senate bv a vote of
8 to is. The Democrats have agreed to
pass no bill altering rhe liquor laws.
In a short time you will have enough money saved and deposited in the savings bank to buy a nice
home by trading with the London. We are positive we are thoroughly qualified to supply your every
want, as we know we have the largest and most complete stock to select from.
YOU BE THE JUDGE
of our goods and our prices. Compare
them with othes. , We know we can save
you money on every article bought of us
Nestable Dinner Pail, to be given every one baying a suit
OUR GOODS ARE NOTED
For strength, beauty and finish. You
cannot get better goods or lower figures
anywhere. Our guarantee goes with
fpvprv nrrirlp :nM ran cnr will ova
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A WORD TO THE WISE IS SUFFICIENT
Commencement at Vale.
Xew Haven, June 23. The 131st com
mencement of Yale university was ob
served yesterday -at Center church. De
grees, honorary and in course, were con
ferred upon over 400 men and one woman.
Mies Josephine I.iewis, of this city, was
made a bachelor of fine arts, the first on
record. The valedictory address was de
livered by Nathan Glickraan, of Chippe
wa Falls, Wis. Bishop Davies, of Michi
gan, was given the honorary degree of .
D. I). The honorary degree of LL. L. was
conferred on Hon. John W. Noble and
Justices Brewer and Brown, of the United
States supreme court.
Thinks He Has a Lump of Gold.
CoLCMBrs, lad., June 25. A hired man
named Watson Cohee, working on the
farm of John A. Wright, about a mile west
of Burusville, Monday found a lump of
metal on the surface of the ground weigh
ing about two pounds that resembled gold. -
The owner of the land churned and was
I awarded a half iuterest in the find. Cohee
then sold his interest to James Harmon
another hand cn the place, for and it
has been determined to send the chunk to
C incinnati to have its character deter
Says llardftlf y Is a Liur and Thief.
PiiilaIjELPHIA, June 25. Bank Exam
iner Drew very emphatically and indig
nantly denie the charges made against
him by Mr. Bardsley Tuesday to the ef'
feet that he had receired money considera
tions from John C. Lucas nnd Gideon W.'
Marsh for screening the real condition of
the Keystone National batik. He says he
received nothing and there tiever was any
thing which interfered with him in the
discharge of his duties, lie says the thrust
is made at him lecause he called Bardsley
a liar ami a tuiei.
If you have a doubt as to who can best serve your interest let us prevail upon you to examine goods
and prices in Rock Island, Davenport and Moline, have some goods sent to your home and then call
on us, compare our goods and prices, we will soon convince you that our prices are at least from IS
to 20 per cent, cheaper.
I'sed the Ituzor and 1'istol.
Wilmington, Del., June S3. A serious
row took place at-Brandy wine Springs,
near this city, Wednesday. There was a
combined ex-ursion there of -negroes from
Baltimore, Washington, Wilmington and
other places. Joseph Morris, his wife
Mary, of this city, were shot, the former
in the side and the latter in the face. A
Baltimore woman was shot in the side. A
dozen other negroes were cut with razors
ana uurt with stones.
Octn Any trying too Fairer?
London -Clotlig Company.
Sullivan Will Fight Slavin.
New York, June 25. A dispatch to
The Police Gazette from San Francisco
ays: John L. Sullivan gays that he will
fight Frank P. Slavin for $ 10,000 a side.
and a purse of 35,000, either in the Olym- '
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pic ciuo oi .,evr urceans, or tne uranlte
clnb, of Hobofcen. the flght'to be decided
I any time between September and Febru
ary, and Richard K. Fox,' Al Cridge or
Dick Roche can hold the stakes.
Been Vt Ing Bad Postage Stamps.
Masoh Crrr, la., June 23. G. A.
Fempke, a wealthy merchant of Nora
Springs, has been arrested by a United
bt&tes marshal for using defaced postage .
stamps for mailing letters, He has ap
parently been at the business for months, ;
as ins aep&ranent a Washington has
a ham bundle of Dosted envalnrw mniiari
tj him. , . - - .- f , .