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nmat near -V ornrr /Wit S^ware,
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S Hard. Khoxville. Iowa.
fa" moon •••'•I' month.
/oVPh-MlfclMtK. Src'y. J.S LYfLIt, W.M.
•taPMoH CHAPTER. No 18. A K»oj»ille.
1 Vim. fcT«
»vf. full moon.
KKBNCH. Stc'y A. D, WErilKRKLU H.
I. Evening. Visiting
W.tfc. RIOU.5«r'jr J.T. HtKMH N. O.
"j e I'HAK'1!.**.
CHANDLER & FERSUSON.
AT LAW,ANU COLLEO-
lion Agents, Wintered, Maduon Co.,
E. R. HAYS,
AT LAW. Knoxville, Iowa,
attend promptly to all bunineai entrnst
to bis hands T-25tf
A. Q. HAYS,
HUGH THOMPSON, M. Dv
J. K. CASEY,
ttorney at law, Knoxviiie.iowa,
Office east side of Public Square, and
up over Conwell's Hardware Store.
Will praotlea in Marion and adjoining Coun
.•.ViCSl.OW. J. W. WILB0*
WINSLOW & WILSON,
ttorneys at law and notaries
KCBLIC, Ke"w ton, Jasper »tnty, low*,
ill the Court? of Marion County. 40tf
G. K. HART.
corner of the Public
STONE & AYRES,
a TTORNEYS at Law,Claim and Real E
A tale Agents, Knoxville, Marion County,
Will attend to all buginiss en trusted to their
»are,in Marion and adjoining Counties. Will
practice in the Stateaud Federal Courts J,ltf.
^tcrciuititf, ?ratlc5, (ftcT
ario* county alctionkr, win
to all business in hiH line on r«a
n,ntiile terms. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Lnuiv ille. Leave orders at the Voter uttce
propotex to do all work in his
line during the winter in the iest
possiMfc manner, and at rednceripriccs. Set
tinj? tire, cash $1.50, on credit $2 hor.-e
shoeing, new shoes, per span, cash $3, mi
sredit, $3 i0 setting skae». per span, ca«h
l\ 4ti, credit, $160 All jobbing at low rate*,
and 15 per ccnt.off forcash. th^pon Kobioson
street, just east of Public bquure. Give
hiui *v call. ®iTSpring wagon on hand for
sale. ('2 tf
KNOXVILLE NATIONAL BANK.
Gold, Silver, Government und other
Securities bought and sold. Interest allowed
on time deposits. Special atten'iou gireo to
Cullectioas. Open from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
A. W. Collins, S. L. Collins, J.
ham A. J. Kerr. Jackson Kanioy, 8. K.
Belaiuy, J. Iiitteubender, W. Bachelor. E
A. W. Collihi, President.
J.8. Cunningham, Vioe President.
A. J. Brioos, Cashier. (ft.lStf
AND JAMES hnve opened a
Blacksmith Shop in the building for*
nierly occupied by J. R. Roberts, just west
the New Bank building, and are prepared to
do all work in their line in the be-1 manner
and at fair rates. Will also build wagons,
rpring wngong and buggies to order. OrdvrH
BROS, Manutacturer? and
Dealers in Monuments and Head
stones, and Grave-yard Work of every de
scription. Near northwest corner of Publia
Square, Knoxville, Iowa. tf
E. E. CON WELL,
in Stoves Tin w* re, Shctf an tf
Heavy Reapers, Mowers and
Agricultural Implements generally. Agent
furM. W. Warren's Patent Atmospheric Port
able Soda FouQiam. Old Stand, east side
Square, Knoxville. l,2tl
CARPENTERS AND JOINERS.
HOLLIDAY & C. arc prepar
ed to do all kinds
work in their
ou abort notice and oa reaxouable terms.
GIVE TIJLOM A (JALt at tueir shop
•ortheast coma* of Court Hou*e Squae®,
Kaoxville. (7 43 Ijr)
D.YOUNG would respectfullyl»fori»
the citiiens ol Marion County
opened a Cabinet Shop on Robinson
of the Treraont House, up stairs,
om formerly occupied «y the Rr.jtnbli-
cuh Ofj.ee, where he will have on baud k!1
kicdr of Furniture, and Coffinsof allsises,
•Mch ho wil lsail Low for Cash. (tf,)
to taka con
tract* for Pisfterln^, Laying Brick and
tone, BjuUilin^ Cistercs, Flue», etc 8ati
ketion guarantied. Materials furnished.
Leave orders at reside no#, Kast Sue**1'!*#
•'Wetoracf WefcU & WaUlu (7—.'iS
AiOTICE TO BUILDERS.
T'N IEKSI»NF:i row prepared
AT LAWand NotaryPublic,
pleasantville, Will also attend
to collections, to Buying and Sailing
LAW and Notary Pub
lic. Special attention given'to collec
tion* and foreclosing mortgages. Office,
ever Welch k Welch's store, V/ejer's Flock,
1,J. Andkrbon. C.
ANDERSON & COLLINS,
AT LAW, KboxtUIo, Ma-
rion County, low*. tf.
Dr. C. F. GARRETSON,
in hie line "f business, su'h a*
Hrirk ai Wtorit l.ttyiiig. Plastering
and Cistern and Klut: Building.
All of which
propose to do with dispatoh,
and in g»d workmanlike manner.
ATKKIALS furnished if required and
CREDIT till Christmas wiU be given par
tie- du'ire it.
(•40 ly) H. J. BONIFIELD.
BOKEN, Fasnfoiiable Barber, in
Reaver's BLck, weti fide of Pnbile
Square. Experienced workmen employed,
and satufastion g*
A. UNGLES. Plasterer.
kinds of plastering done
io ihe neatest and mult substantial
nifiutrf an-1 on the shortest uotici. Terms
INGER SEWING MACHINES—No. sold
187!, 232,444, being 113,254 more
than were sold by any other Company
same time. Now is the time to get the Best
and moat Popular Sewing Machine in tb
World. I keep on haul a good supply of
needle?, attachments, sit. North aide
,ou's Bakery, east lide l'ublio Square
K cox villa, Iowa.
Public Square, tnoxvilla.
Our Goveriiintiit is stitll pressing
Its claim against Spain for indemni
ty i» the Virginin* nmtter.
iraimnerfc»t Norway, is the moat
northerly town in the world. Its
suu rises January 2-Sth, andnetn Nov.
18th. it has a population of 2057.
Co!. Fred (iaant, second son of the
Paesident, was married on the 20th
to Miss Marie Honore, of Chicago,
The White Leagm rs in Louisi»«*
have organized a thorough system
for iiiitiinidating the negroes and
preventing them troin registeriiJg,
and thus disfranclfcising iheiu.
Bryan W. l'roctor,. liarry Com
wall," die reacewtly at the age of
84 years. He lield a high fame m- a
poet, dramatist and story-wrkter.
He was a class-nutte of Lord Uyrwn.
Winety men were detected at work
cutting the levee four miles below
Hannibal, Mo., last Sunday. A
squad of marshals and assistants ar
rested the whole gang in time to
prevent tl*» flooding of a large ex
tent of country.
They've caught that fallow at
Newton who voted for (Jates, and he
has been recognized as th«-crazy man
who traveled all over this district
last summer making speeches under
the delusion that he was running for
Congress. His mind is still disturb
ed with fancies about tfee tariff on
iron and potatoes.
All is well* The
Thirteen libel Huits, arising out of
the Beecher-Tilton Bcaadal, are now
before the courts.
W. B. Anderson, Anti candidate
for District Att'y, rewived only 186
votes in his own township, while T.
J. Anderson, candidate for Judge on
Ihe sHUie ticket, reeeived 2^4.
list forces in all parts of the county
are ready for the conflict, and on
Tuesday, Oct. Kith, a glorious vic
tory awaits us."
A grand triumph
is within our reach."
ticket straight, and do not scratch a
man." Victory is ours for every
man upon our ticket by a sweeping
majority."—Democrat, last week.
The people are aroused. In every
part of the county the greatest
in the Anti-
The people waut Reform, and de
mand ft Reform, and to-day, Tues
day, Oct. 13th, they intend to vote
for a Reform. Down with monopo
lies and salary grabbing Radical
officers, is »he watchword, which
will sweep old Marion all over on
Tuesday.—Iemo-riU, lust week.
A tale of heroism comes from
Texas. A party of si* soldiers, un
der command of a sergeant, sent With
dispatches from the camp of Gen.
Miles to the supply camp in Indian
Territory, were attacked by 12o Kio
was and Comanches and were all
wounded at th» first brush, one of
them mortally, One of the least
hurt succeeding in digging a slight
cover with hid kuife and hands,
within which they placed them
selves and their dying comrade.
They defended themselves from early
'morn till dark against constant at
tacks. At night tlte Indians with
drew having loot many of their num
t»er. They had no provisions nor
tvnter, and were not relieved till
thirty-six hotu» after the attack.
VOL. XIX. KNOXVILLE, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1874.
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Fop the Knoxville Journal.
OI)j«€tlua« to Woman Suffrage.
It was once said by the great edu
cator Horace tuann
•tcp her foot in Ihe Stygiaa jwols of
This great man was just then a dis
appointed politician and
Politics, say's Webster, ia4the sci
ence of government."
Should anything be more sacred
than that which involves dally ami
hourly and almost momentarily the
highest and best physical, moral ed
ucational, mental and financial inter
ests of a nation
Is it needful that fraud, deceit, in
trigue, demagogueism, partisanship,
bribery, wire-pulling, betting, gam
tobacco smoke and profanity, should
turb the concert room, or sociable,
the charity festival, the mass-meet-
How Is it fcwiay Woman to
Henry C. JIargi*.
M. E. Cutto.
John JET. Keatly.
./. 8. Shaw.
II. F. Bousquel.
Let not woman
felt himself in a filthy condition as
doubtless politicians, especialy candi
dates often do, and gave out his
warning cry in good faith, honestly
supposing that to be many a man's
mind. As if a contamination that
he could not avoid would soil the
garments of every voter. Need this
be? do we not see good men walk
ing in political rank acting publicly,
voting and receiving votes, through
a long life and yet staudinj before
the world as beacon lights to b© fol
lowed aud imitated?
Josiah T. Young.
Buren R. Sherman.
Joseph M. King.
Win. M. Christy.
i Ed ward J. Ilolmedi.
(Jo,. W. Ball.
71 8. Runnells.
cc 2.^5-'y1*1i'-« S w S» ^c|
s 4_ z -i •. 4 Jen*0* M. Weart.
li. II. JtodermecU.
£. S. Swnpeon.
II. S. Winslow,
T. J. Anderson.
G. W. Lafferty.
Hr. B. Anderson.
y. K. Bonebrake.
HlKftie halh^wheravM- the votfe of
wisdom is heard, and we are not
awaro that wives and mothers, or
even blushing maidens, have lost
delicacy, beauty, moral power or
loving kindness. Can it be possible
that the admission to ft place by
man's sfde in his largest liberty and
liis most precious privilege do for
women what all other duties have
failed to do, deprave and demoral
Thirty year* ago one regular col
lege and only one in the United
States, and that u college founded by
private enterprise, permitted a wo
man student within its walls, though
a few academies opened their doors
to the girls. A few educated women
here and there were permltei to
teach little children or new begin
ners. But Horace Mann opened his
mouth on that subject also, and said
if but one can be educated let it be
ihe motheV of men, rather than the
father and his words surprised
people all over the land and drown
ed out the old time cries of prejudice
bigotry and conservatism
bling in stock, (.'red it Mobiliers, hundred colleges are open to woman,
sutfer women to be learned she will
minded' and neglect
home duties and home loves." Oi.e
by one the old feudal notions sunk
out of sight, and now more than an
nine-tenths of all our union high
be concomitant* of all political ac- institutes demand womeu as teach
tion? Need men swear and bedrunk-JeM j9 jt
en because they vote? Do these vile, WoUld our voters like to go lock to
things intrude themselves into the
evening prayer meeting, or Sunday ]iHS the great tidal wave of progress
sanctuaries, where women and voters readied its highest hound, or shall it
meet and worship God on an equal forward and upward tilt the wo
footing? Do they come into and dis-
i •»,„ rw^i* that u'miiii mothers, sisters and daughters go to
hood at the polls that woultl not .m iuau /.i..!iiw
..... the polls, the polls will be as cniuy
arouse in his might aud command.
the resect due to womanhood pres
ent? Thirty years ago no woman
was thought entitled to a seat in a
political gathering out of doors or in.
Lectures on politics, science, art, lit
teratura, agriculture or mechanism,
were seldom heard, aud almost never
y u otut'
for the world?
old usages? Can we stand still
influence that has chastened
|,uriUed in all the past the paths
h!|4, 1jR(+ (.llt,.K(| Kjm|i
ing, county fair or State fair,: «£iygian pool" in which men so
where women and voters meet face dejjght to wallow, and make it lit
to face aud try to make life brighter foe
and better? Or if perchance home ."
"It is only a question of time,"
unruly element does intrude into any
of these place.* where reiined or (un
refined) wives and mothers are found
is there a voter who asserts his man-
jmnd6 aud clean hearts.
said Chief Justice Chase to your pres
not of fact. The, women
mwU have the ballot." When wives,
protected an the communion -table or
the marriage Altar."
Oueo upon a time a great circle of
men of the village gathered in a
court house square to talk politic*
and news and it came to pass that
they all, men and boys, circled round
two fighting dogs that
and v&iioS'itig e&fchother at a fearful
rate. There were dozens of little
boys but not one girl there, to be
depraved, A good courageous towns
woman, parsing by, saw what was
being done, and without a moment's
hesitation stepped inside the ring,
and taking her sun-bonnet In her
hand, lifted her fair brow to the sun
and said with the imperitive voice
of truth J/tJW, what are you doing
for shame! to thus deprave your
selves and sons Part those dogs!':
Instantly the degs were parted and
the erowd dispersed and this brave
woman carried the respect of those
men in her safe keeping to her last
So may brave women crush vice,
even at the polls, and not soil heart
This question "Shall woman
be grantedsutfrage in Iowa?" will
come before the people in 1875 for
their approvul or disproval and this
objection of thedemoralizin tenden
cy of Politics on the minds and lives
of woman, is one of men's strong,
est objections urged against it. It is
It shame to men and voters to so de
fame themselves or iusult the woman
hood of the state who
are a majority
of its people. F. D. Gauk.
On Tuesday, et- 13th tho Demo
crats, Iowa, closed their engage
ment with tho Anti-Monopoly
Troupe and on Wednesday, Oct. 14th,
entered into business oa their own
Why such ait agreement was ever
entered Into why eighty thousand
Democrats should consent to surren
der themselves to a few hundred
discontented Republicans and go iu
to a canvass on the basis of a divis
ion of the spoils is something that
we could never.endorse or compre
hend. But they did it and the re
sult is shown in tho election returns
which we publish.
Tim Democrat opposed suiih ft Coali
tion, but u tyrge majority of its
I'rieuds were carried tMvay with the
idea that the Republieauiparty could
lj« broken up in that way, aud be
cause we could do DO. better^ the
DemocrM ac^ptM'" Anft-Mhn^po
ly" l'ur two campaigns. I5ut we
have had enough of it the election
returns vindicate our judgment and
indicate, to us the coUrse we shall in
is a- dead cock,
it ha-s fought its last battle aud only
the trump of Gabriel could awaken
it to a resurrectlou. It has failed,
miserably failed, of its object lost
even the small houors won in 1873
and to-day there is none so poor as to
do. reverence to its memory.
In such a state of all.tirs, the duty
of the Democratic party Is plain.
Its constituted representatives are
still clothed with all their original
pow er anti thu masses demand an im
mediate and thorough re-organiza
tion of the only party which can
meet the Republicans in a contest
for mastery in a National arena.
The masses of the party are eager
for the reorganization they deplore
the fact that the
ticket was unsuccessful, aud at the
hituie time hail the 13ih, of Oct. as a
day of Emancipation the events of
which give them freedom for action
in a field where they will feel at
The Democrats of Iowa are among
the most uncompromising Demo
crats in tho Union. They have en
countered tho persecutions of an in
solent majority, and have stood firm
to the faith as given to them by the
Fathers yet for two years they
have been cut off from the sympathy
of Democrats in other states and
forced to wear a garb which neither
fit them well, or was at all comforta
ble. Now the day of emancipation
has come and henceforth the Demo
crats of iowa stand inclose alliance
with their victorious brethren of
Ohio aud Indiana, and their trie
umphs are ours and their God is our
Iu another article the same
Anti-Monopoly has got a fall. The
counties which last year went against
the Republicans, this year go strong
Keokuk, and others aro completely
revolutioned. The Grangers vot
with their old parties the Liberal
Republicans wtre indifferent and
many Dementis refused to vote.
Thus will it ever be so long as a par-
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to the abov« rates.
LOCAL NOTICES, TKN CKNTS PIB LINK, KACS
ephemeral organizations. We wfll
settle down, now, to straight Demo
The Republican majority in low*
is probably about 81,000, instead of
40,000 as estimated soon after election.
But that isgood enough. W?couldn*t
be greedy enough to ask. anything
Washington County gave the
Antis over 300 majority last ye0,
This year it gives 300 the other way..
Lafferty's majority in this, his oppo
nent's own county, is 415.
In:Ai'PANoose County last year
the Antis had 226 majority this
year the couuty goes Republican by
150. Sampson's majority is 160.
jAsrEU Countygives the Repub
lican State ticket 942 majority, Samp
son 1071, and Winsiow yf2. Pv**
Gate*! Slowest man on his ticket lm
his home couuty.
DAVIS Countygives a Republiea*
majority of 31 on State ticket. Hefe
where Sampson was to be so sorely
.slaughtered, as tho Anti press told
us, he ran within *15 votes of the
State ticket. Terrible slaughter, in
i The Antis carry about one dor
counties in this State, viz: Alaina
kee, Clayton,. Duhuy«, Fremont,
Jackson, Johnson, Lee, Scott, Mono
na, Wayne, and Webster.
Warren county, Republican by
525. The Tribune pronounces this
"an unusually good year in Iowa for
thieves, salary-grabbers, nest-hiders
aud Republicans." Of course it classes
its last year's friends who "couldn't
see it" this year, among the thieves,
Tho majority by which Jno. A.
Kasson is re-elected to Congress III
the 7th District is just few votfl*
Lucas ceuaty Republican majority
Jasper Co. Republicatt- majority
on State ticket, 040, on* Sampson
Judge Wlnslhw's m^Jc*l4|f In Jrfk,
ersou county IU 211), official
Ahisworth, Democrat, is elected to
Congieiwover Granger, Republican,
in tlie«.Dubuque District, by tf? ma
jority, official. The republican nom
inees were successful in all the other
eight districts of the State. The ma
jority for ^JLcCcary, iu 1st District is
MtarshnH comity gives the Repub
lican State ticket 1786 majority
Poweshiek county gives the Re
publican State ti*ket a majority of
401, aud Judge Window 4HU.
The Reg inter say s Iowa has elected
to Congress seven I Republicans, uno
Democrat and one Kasson man.
IndianAi'oLiH, Oct. 19.—Official
returns from seventy-three counties
give a total Democratic majority of
11,733, with nineteen counties not te
ported. The vote in Knox county
for State Representative was a tie.
The Legislature stands: Senate,
Democrats, 23 Republicans, 24 In
dependents, 8. House, Democrats,
52 Republicans, 37 Independents,
Tile elections this year have result*
ed in the choiee of Congressmen ill
the States waued, as follows
i 7 IB
i .. 1
i .. 3
The vote in this Judicial District
Judge, as near as it can now be
ascertained, gives Winsiow, Repub
lican, a majority jof 1*7."». The fol
lowing shows the majorities in the
Winethw'S majority, 187.%
ty runs on a false b««i» or is cfrgani- The new P««tmaster-General,
zetl only for spoils. We have seen Jewell, is opposed to the postal telt
th* U$t Uf Afcti-jtynop
»ui4 gra^dt kjUlwo,
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