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THE OSKALOOSA HERALD.
Oskaloosa. Mahaska Cor.vnr, lowa
LEIGHTON. LEE & LEIGHTON.
Editors anil Propneton.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 187 b
THE ELECTIVE.
Hie election last Tilt'Sii; \ .v;is one
ol the moct exciting h< 1.1 i n the State
lot years. It wa- a contest b.tween
*!•* party litat ho.- been on
li»e sale rt the jKiqde. their honor
and welfare; a party standing uj>on
principles which it believes right, and
r» partj' that daring the whole «ay use
of its insignificant history has aj.
pealed to the veiy worst :nd lowest
qualities of men. The vote polled
was an unusually large one, larger
than u-uai. The returns from the
State indicate without a doubt the
election of the entire republican tick
et. The entire opposition was pitted
against it but the gallant old party
•ante up to the work well and will
have a majority ol at least 2a,000.
This is a gain of over 1.000 over the
combined opposition of ]xst
year, and Republicans have
reason to rejoice over the re
-nit. It is difficult to tell what the
fellings of the opposition are. VVe
can hardly conceive how the two eon
dieting elements onn find much eon
solution in the result. If the demo
rats arc happy over what they
□light call success in sonic localities
they should take to their bosoms the
heering thought that the greenback
element is a thorn in their flesh which
i- bound to fester and worry them so
long as they fail to use heroic treat
ment for the eradication of the dis
ease. The same rmy be said of the
greenback party. They have mar
ried rt groom that never yet in lov. a
ould perform the fall part of -u<h a
position, and which will always need
'tini ulating to obtain the full strength
and vigor the greenback bride -corn*
to demand.
BLAKE'S SPFFt 11.
Nothing but a full report ol Senator
Blainesspeech could do it jus'ice, but
the following is a tali synopsis for so
-hort a one. It i- from the Inter Ocean.
Mr. Blaine reviewed at some length
the origin and the history of the legal
•endcr notes, showing that they- were
resorted to by the government, not as
a ncr-es-ity of creating money, but as
the most expeditious and certain
mode of ceenring a credit in the
absence of money. In other words,
the government did not i--ue the
notes for money, but i.--ued them be
cause it -lid not have the money.
a paper currency, they had proved
of inestimable service, ever; when
far below par in coin,and they would
prove of immeasurably greater ser
vice when tney were made absolute
ly equal to coin, and exchangeable
for it at the will of the holder. The
honor of originating the greenbac k
for its great and patriotic service be
longs to the Republican party, and
to that party will belong the still
greater honor of makirg every note
as good a- the r-ofn itself.' That
equality with coir, and exchangeabili
ty with it, can be ea-iiy maintained
by the government of the United
■States simp!}- keeping its pledged
and plighted faith. The people of
’his country are a truth-observing,
honor-abiding, promise keeping pco
pie, and when tfley pledged to the
w hole world that they would not is
sue more than four hundred million
dollars of legal tender notes, they
meant what they said. They main
tained this pledge when, in the opin
ion of man}*, there was temptation to
disregard it, and they will surclv not
violate it now when there is honor
and benefit in standing by it.
Mr. Blaine then di. cussed the na
tional bank- at some length, declar
ing that the- Republican party had
never made the hank system a part
of its political creed, and 3-et declar
ing that in this country we had never
before enjoyed a system of banking
that so absolutely protected the bill
holder as the present national banks.
Banks of some kind are a necessity,
where the borrower of money can
meet the lender in a common ex
bangc. Let those, therefore, who
cry out for the destruction of the
national hank, suggest a better sys
tem to take the.r place, if a better
one could be found he would cheer
fully support it. But he certainly
lid not wish a revival of the old State
banks, which had for so many years
cursed this country with an always
unreliable, and oftentimes worthless,
paper currency.
Bills are now pending iri Congress
to permit Suite banks to organize
with the [tower to circnlate bills, and
he assured his hearers that the Dom
o'-ratic cry for the destruction of the
national banks had the ghost of tin
old State banks, rising behind it.
Mr. Blaine devoted considerable
time to the taxation of United States
bonds and all the questions connected
therewith; reviewed the state of our
foreign and domestic trade, and
demonstrated how the country was
slowly yet surely corning into an era
of solid prosperity, based on the host
of foundations, and promising tln
most enduring existence.
‘ We have,” said Mr. Blaine, in con
clusion, “nearly §700,000,000 of pa }>er
money in circulation, and the entire
volume has already reached a prac
tical equality with coin, the difference
being only the minor fraction of a
cent on the dollar. No man in this
vast audience—and there are many
here who were the pioneers of your
great State —no man among you all
ever saw paper money in lowa, since
it was first organized as a territory,
tioat as near to the standard of gold
<xnn as the whole mass of seven hun
dred millions floats to day. And if
this is not enough to do the business
of the country, you have oniy to wait
and see silver by tens of millions and
gold by hundreds of millions added
to the daily circulating medium of the
people. And under these circum
stances, with a paper currency capa
ble of enlargement, through the sys
tem of free banking, a* far and as fast
as the demands of the most expan
sive trade may require, we meet a
proposition, from a new political
party, to debase our paper currency
and drive gold and silver, first out of
circulation, and then out of thccoun
try, leaving us only to use an irre
deemable paper currency whose value
would depreciate in a ratio threefold
as rapid as its volume increased.
Measures to debase the coin have
been carried in other countries, but,
never without dishonor and disaster,
and it is reserved for this conn try in
a time of profound peace to discuss
measures looking to the jH.*rmanent
expulsion of coin from the country,
and thence to the lasting and hope
less debasement of our paper curren
cy and the consequent destruction of
all stability in our busines*. The
question is one that reaches the
door sill and hearth-stone of every
house and home io the land, and the
discussion must go on until a safe
conclusion is reached, remembering
always that nothing is ever settled
until it is settled.
Capt. James .Slocum was trawling lor
blue fish in Warren river, MftMaehaattte,
when a huge fish hawk swooped down
upon his bait and carried it off. Itc< or
ering from his surprise the c-i)daiu began
hauling in his line, and after ten minutes’
hard labor secured the bird.
MINNEAPOLIS AMI SLR KOI N DINGS.
__
Aii interesting Letter From an (bh>b»
-a Teacher
Kr»s. Herald. —Bcnj. F. Taylor says:
“I think a fifty mile battering in a stage
coach usod to shake people out of the
shell of their crustaceous proprieties, and
make more life long friends than a voy
age of five thousand mile* hy rail.” This
is certainly true, and what is more pleas
ant than a jaunt over the country in an
easy family carriage. One week ago we
le ft home thus, to visit friends at Monroe
and N« wtoo and a view of the Expo
sit ion at Des Moines. The country be
tween O-kaloosa atid Monroe is quite roll
tog. The farm houses are geocrnlly good;
some elegant. The two near Pella be
longing to Messrs. Voorhecs and Smith
being the finest specimens of architecture.
Most cl the farmers are busy plowing.
Several new and very nice school houses
have been built within a few years. From
Monroe to Newton the country is quite
broken until we near the river. The
Skunk river bottom extends farther on
each -i le of the river here than any place
else that 1 have crossed it The flat land
is about three miles in extent. There is
a bridge over a portion of this a mile in
length. There are numerous school hous
es scattered along the road, with the nec
essary outbuildings, and almost always a
Wi ll of water, which convenience- is lack
ing at many of Mahaska’s school houses.
Newton we found to be a neat town not
so large as Oskaloosa, but possessing a
fine old-styled court house, in the center
of the square, luilt of brick, with stone
pillar- and eqpicc.
The school building is of “Milwaukee”
brick, and is a very fine specimen of ar
chitecture. It is nicely arranged and
supplied with evtry convenience. Wen -
ticed a waste basket under each teacher’s
table. The arrangement of the cloak
room- we thought particularly nice. There
is a door on cich si le of the teacher’s
dt?k; at dismissal the scholars pass
through the door on the right, procure
their wraps one by one, and batk again
into the school room where they put them
on. then they pass through a door into the
main hall. The halls are in the center of
the building, giving the rooms the benefit
of the greatest amount of light possible.
We were much pleased with the good feel
ing that seemed to exist between the
teachers and pupils in the rooms which
we vi-ited. The unity of spirit which
you can feel but not see. Most of the
teach-r-have been in the schools some
time. The superintendent, Mr. Steph
ens. has been connected with the schools
-ince their opening this fall. I happened
to vi-iton an unfortunate day, examina
tion day. hut as the examinations were
oral it was quite pleasant While in Xew
ton. one of the teachers received a package
from Mr. Loughridge, of India, a former
•uperintendent at Newton, in which he
remembered his teachers by sending each
a eopy of one of the gospels of the New
Testament printed in the language
which they use in that part of Inlia. A
very nice keepsake. I called on Miss
Kmma Roberts and learned for the first
time of the death of her sister Amanda.
One by one our schoelmates and friends
pass away.
Of the country between this and Des
Moines we will say nothing, as wc passed
over the mo«tofit after nipht. The cap
itol building will be an imposing structure.
About o o’clock we arrived at the Exposi
tion building, and least some of you. like
me, do not know what or where this build
ing is. I will say: It is near the center
or business part of the city, and is a large
square brick structure, apparently built
around a circular opening, three stories
in bight. You enter upon the second
floor, and the first thing that strikes your
eye is the fountain at play. Sewing ma
chines, hardware, tinware, woods of var
ious kinds, Ac., Ac., are upon every side of
you, but the next floor presents the great
est variety. The glass works draw some,
but the bird tamer attracts the largest
crowd. In the museum we found a large
variety of butterflies, bugs, and insects of
all kinds, coins, rocks, and fossils; but the
taxidermists have exceeded. Several cases
of birds and'animals as natural as life are
to be seen. In the fancy work depart
ment a case of animals and birds made
of zephyr or worsted an l grouped with
pressed leaves, etc. astonished us by their
lifelikeness. The paintings were num
erous. By twelve we were weary with
seeing, eyes and head ached with the con
tinual strain,"and the din and confusion,
Much more might b; said but we desist.
Wc returned home wishing that many
who have not, might have an opportunity
of spending a few hours in the same way.
Farmers’ wives and daughters, mother
and teacher, many whose lives are monot
onous. would derive grot pleasure and
much benefit from a day of such sight
seeing. and give food for thought many
w r eks. L
Editob llebald. We left Rose Hill
on the last day of August for a trip to
Ohio. Wcbad a very pleasant time go
ing through; trains made close coanec
tion without accident. We found nearly
all our Ohio friends shaking with the
ague, and if we had not been iron dad
from proud lowa, we would have been
afraid of having the willow pond ague;
hut as frosty nighis are coming on the
health of the people is improving.
Wc attended the Central Ohio Fair, at
Mc-chanicsburg, the Grst of September.
The display of stock was fine, but the
same '-auso that Is crippling agricultural
societies cast and west, was practiced here,
giving all the money O the speed ring.
The second week of September wc took
io the State Fair at Columbus, Ohio,
which was almost a failure on account of
rain. The display of stock and rnaihin
cry was grand. The display of draft
horses was good. The Clydesdale stock
carried off the first prixe on imported
an I native troeds both. The best trot
ting time was 2:23. The fair was held
eight days lor the mud to dry up, so the
I racing could go off.
After the State fair was over, we spent
about two weeks io visiting in old Cham
paign county, where we lived until 24
3* cars old. There has been a good many
changes since i lived here nine years ago;
but, strange to say, the old clay farms are
producing better crops now than they did
fifteen years ago, and if our lowa form
ers would sow more clover, and not raise
corn on the same ground # ten to fifteen
years (as is the practice of so many farm
era) we would sec a vast improvement iu
the productiveness of oar lowa land.
Wheat here in central Ohio will* average
fully 25 bushels per acre, and corn is as
good a.- we C7er saw io the old Buckeye
•State. When strolling through the coun
try wc stopped at West Liberty, Logan
county, to see Mi&s Alice Smith, formerly
of our old home, Rose Hid, lowa. Found 1
her enjoying the swocFeoia forts of home i
Ohio I orrc>pcmk-nce.
MECIIANICsIJf'RG, ()., Oct. 6, 1878.
i l-.; Ja
with her aged father and one brother, a
promising man of eighteen winters.
While there I took a walk to the ceme
tery. It is situated on a high hill, con
taining about 20 acres, sloping off gradu
ally in every direction, making it very at
tractive. We saw some very fine monu
ment*, costing from s*>oo to 83000. Our
attention was drawn to one, (as we eazeJ
on the large blocks of granite marble,
with j-tatues or. top. life sizej bearing the
name of James Brown, born in the pal
ish of Glenfakle, Ireland, in 1756. and
died in West Liberty, 0., Sept. 10.
aged 106 years and 3 months. We no
ticed quite a number more that ha-1 died
at the age of from 85 to Os years old.
The thought occurred to me while I
viewed the granduer displayed in car
ing for the dead at that place, that it
would be a good rule to ju ice the living
by.
We passed the time in visiting old
friends, and lookiug at stock in (’lark and
Union counties, for a few days. If Ma
haska county had as many big, heavy
horses as Union county, you would not
hear so many men howling about having
their farms overstocked with horses an i
can’t sell them. I meet with horse buy
ers every day, buying heavy boned horses,
and I have seen as high as 8275.00 paid
for heavy farm horses, since I came here.
11. C. Gre}’, near Mechanicsburg, sold 5
head ot Clydesdale colts, 2 and 3 years
old, for SIOO per head. John Owens
sold a Clyde col’, 2 years old, last spring,
for $225. These colts weighed from
1400 to 1600 ff-s. This shows the ad
vantage of raising big, heavy boned hor
ses. Small horses sell as cheap hero as
in our own county.
We were at the Champaign county
fair, helJ at Urban*, <).,Sept 24 2^th in
clusive. Had a plea-’ant time for it. ar,d
saw a great uiaD}' of my old friends, and
last but not least by no means we took in
the Union county fair, held at Marys
ville, 0., October Ist to 4th, (more com
monly known here as the World’s Fair).
It is the best fair we have yel visited, and
as Union county has a reputation for
draft horses that have no equal in the
State of Ohio, we went there the day
draft horses showed, on purpose to -ce
what they had, and it was grand. There
was one family of black Clydesdale hor
ses that showed nine in number that took
seven first premiums and one second
premium. One of this family was a black
mare owned by Mr. Ilarbett, of Union
county, which weighed I*>oo pounds, the
finest marc in Ohio: at least she has prov
en herself so by taking the -weepstakes
price at six different county fair-, and
State fair at Columbus this fall.
The weather is fine here at the present
writing. Farmers are putting out a large
wheat crop. The fruit crop wa.s good
here; 1 fared sumptuously on peaches
when I first came here, and now we have
splendid apples and cider by the barrel.
To-morrow is election day. llow I
would like to be at Rose Hill to kill R. P.
Bottes’ greenback vote. (ireenbaekers
are scarce here. More prohibitionists,
and not enough of either to make Democ
racy win.
We expect to Ik* at home next week
if we keep well. We get the Herald
every week. People out here wonder how
it is we can shake up such a larze valua
ble paper in Mahaska count}*. I tell
them its the timber its made of that
makes it so valuable, (bri"ht-eycd Re
publicans) How I did wish for one of
the greenback advocates here when I run
out of gun wads. 1 wanted to shoot a
polecat.
« J. W. Doak
O., Oct. 7, l
A Fight wP]i a Shark.
Capt. W. f. Pattison hud quite a
fight with the gray man eating shark
which he caught off Short Beach,
Branford, the other day. The mons
ter was nine feet four in length, and
was as big around as a flour barrel,
id is jaws were nine inches in diame
ter, and, after his head had been cut
off, the captain put his head between
his six rows of formidable teeth and
through his throat. The captain has
been on the water for twenty-two
years, but this is the first time he has
ever known of a gray shark's visit to
the waters of the sound. When he
found the ugly fellow in his fish net,
he had him drawn to his yacht, and
grabbed him by his top fin, as he ex.
presses it. The shatk was decidedly
opposed to this method of treatment,
and snapped viciously at everything
with in his reach, occasionally taking
something out of the gunwale of the
boat, and twice biting the captain’s
leg. Finally his capturer got a line
around the monster and hauled him
on deck. Here he took h:s long
knife and cut his backbone in two.
Even this severe treatment did not
cool the rage of the man-eater; for
two hours and a half afterward, when
a pine plank an inch thick was pre
sented to him he immediately bit it
in two. The snapping of his jaws
could have been heard a distance of
ten yards. lie lived four hours after
his backbone had been disjointed. He
weighed considerably more than 100
pounds. —Xcxc H avert Register.
A remarkable case of mistaken identity
occurred at St. Louis recently. Herman
Shuster awoke in the morning and found
himself dead. At least the newspapers
said he was dead and that his body was at
the morgue. Mr. Sab us tc-r went to the
place mentioned and there, sure enough,
found himself laid out on the slab as dead
as anybody could wish. Mr. Schuster
was alarmed. The forehead of the corpse
was his, the hair and moustache were the
color of his and the body would not varp
in weight five pounds from his own. The
clothes, also, were exactly like those adorn
ing Mr. Schuster’s person. *• Vot ish tic
golur of his eyes? asked Herman of
Dr. Ainbaugh. The doctor turned up the
corpse’s eyelids and found them blue.
“Dot ish potter, ’ said Herman, with a
long sigh of relief. “ Dot ish not mine
pody. Dose is plue and mine is black.
Gott in Himmel! vot a narrow cscapa—
vot a close gall dose vas!”
“ Beautiful, beautiful silken hair, ”
Philip murmured fondly, toying lovingly
with one of her nut-brown tresses, ” soft
as the plumage on an angel’s wing; light
as thejthistle down that dances on the sum
mer'air; the shimmer of sunset, the glitter
of yellow gold, the rich red brown of
autumnal forests blend in entrancing beau
ty in its—” And just then it came off in
his hands, and he forgot what to say next.
There was a moment of profound silence,
and then Aurelia took it from him and
went out of the room with it. When she
came back he was gone. They meet now,
but they meet as strangers, and the eyes
that were wont to beam upon each other
with the awakkned love light now glare as
though life was on eternal wash-day.—
Burlington llavck-Egt.
Slalislice show that for the present
year, the value of gold and silver pro
duced in California is §21,000,000,
while the agricultural produce of the
same State exceeds $91,000,000. As
compared with mining, agriculture
stands nearly five to one in values
produced. The wheat crop of Cali
fornia for a single year i» valued at
136,520,560; barley at §10,000,00O;
other cereals, SI, 500,000; products of
the vineyards, S7,5O0,OOO; wool, $7,
500,000: fruit, $3,500,000; lire stock,
sold and slaughtered, §17,5OO,O0O;
dairy produce, 51,500,000. Such are
tho achievements of the agriculturists
of a State originally peopled by a
class of adventurous and enterpris
ing men seeking for gold.
. * %
A ( lover Monkey.
A French cook so trained a mon
key as to make him useful in pluck
ing his poultry and winged game for
the spit The monkey was one day
following hits occupation at the 'open
window of the hack kitchen, and had
jmt plucked one of the brace of par
tridges, when a hawk pounced upon
it and carried it off. Poor Peg was
in a sad fright, well knowing the
licking That awaited him. Never de
pair, however, was hi- motto He
plucked up h s c ourage ;nd th • i -
maining partridge, and laid the bird
in the window. The hawk, pleased
with tiie feast, returned for another
tid-bir, when Pug seized him, and. in
spite of his -cratching and screeching,
plucked him alive, and laid him and
the partri Jgc dow n before the cook,
and 'with a gesture stronger than
language seemed to -ay, ‘ It's uli
right; there’s your brace of bir i--a
fair exchange is no robber}*.
American (la-esc
Next year we shall have cot only cheap
bread, but also cheap cheese. The Ameri
cans, who send us far finer cattle than we
can breed at home, and who are still impro
ving their herds by buying, at alaio-t any
price’ the finest of our breeding stock,
dicover that they can make cheese for the
world, and they promise us a prime qual
ity of (iruyere for thro-, pence a pound.
They will boat Cheddar with better Ch 1
dar: and as to Cheshire, the- American
Cheshire will have no rival. They have
not however, so lar as 1 under;tan i pro
ducc and “ol i .Stilton, but, that is the
work of time; nor are they trying fancy
cheeses like Camembert un i llocq ic-fort
These we shall have when the plain Ea
glish cheeses have all been beaten out of
the market. Good American cheese at
threepence a pound, and more of it than
we want, i- a fine pr -poet. l,nnd<m
Court Journal.
Rear (iiuni.
Night before las* a fain v rr.;.'. ■ i
West hill jicuped out f the hall dooi
and saw a youth sitting in the moon
light talking to his eldest daughter.
The old man made a rush, the young
man drifted out into the shrubbery,
and as he went over the fence pater
made a good line -hot and kicked.
Then lie carried himself into the
house on one foot and sat down and
wept, and called for witee hazel and
annica, and yelled, ••Emeiinc! W'hat
•locs that young fool plate himself
for?” And Emetine said, “Why, pa!’’
arid -he arid Ferdinand laughed
about it the next night until the
moon wont down. — Hurlhigfow IlamJr
fye.
A recent Belgian publication shows
that the actual population of the earth
is about a thousand million-, about
equally divided bet a eon male and fe
males. Every year about 33,000,000
die; every day, 01,334; every hour,
every minute, 60. Therefore,
there is a death every - eond. In
civilized countries then arc more
births than deaths; but the whole
world considered, the former i-about
equal to that of the latter. More
people arc- horn and die in the night
time than in the day, and generally
speaking, low-sized men die before
those of tall stature. Eight thousand
and sixtyfour language.- an* -poken
in the world—sß7 in Europe, 890 in
Asia, 270 in Africa and 2.261 in
America.
CLirriMi*
’Ti- a long road that has no u-a urn.
Is the owner ofa dog a bark-keeper?
Any remark is ruP that gets you into
trouble.
A good coat of lime whitewash will
destroy mold in cellars.
says its atew.vday- or fry
days the week round at his boarding-
house.
It i- never too late to mend: ba
the better way is t<> avoid getting or
a tare.
It was on entering a barbershop
that Ricnza -aid: “I come not here
to talk.”
A lady friend :> - > strong an anti
Baptist that she won't oven use dip
peb candles.
A boy s;\3 > that when he eat:
watermelon hi* mouth feeN ns if i
was in swimming.
A person was a.-kod if he ever saw
amillraoe. Ho said he had —during
a freshet.
Within the confines of Grand Ronde
valley, Cal, there are over 1000,000 acres
of rich land as yet unoccupied.
In boring for oil in potter county Fa,
at a depth of 1,115 feet a rook was pene
trated containing sea »!iells.
Beware of judging hastily; it is better
to suspend an opinion than to retract an
assertion.
A bottle of cement, a bucket of paint,
with a hammer and nails, will save toanv
household ten times their cost every year.
The Mosque of St Sophia in Constan
tinople is always fr igrant with the odor of
musk, has been so for hundreds of year-,
ever since it was rebuilt, and nothing ha 3
since been clone to keep it perfumed.
More than a thousand years ago the mor
tar with which it was built was charged
with the musk.
A young man in Paris lit a match by
scratching it with his thumb nail. A
particle of burning phosphorus lodged
under the nail, and, though instantly
quenched, communicated poison which
soon extended to the arm. Amputation
was advised, but delayed until it was use
less, and the young man died in ereat
agony 27 hours after the burn.
The clerks in the New York postoffice
captured a cur running about the office a
few days ago. They labeled him as third
class mail matter and put him in a canvas
pouch. The route agents on train 1 on
the Erie were somewhat surprised to find
a doe in the mail matter. He was brought
to Horncllsville, where the mail car is ta
ken off, end wa> taken in charge by a tele
graph operator after his long ride.
As James Pedigrcw, a Camden, X. J.,
farmer, was inspecting his grounds, while
walking on a much used path, he saw, a
few rods off, a colored man standing under
a willow tree. In one hand was clutched
the handle of an opened umbrella, while
the other held a fishingrod with a line at
tached. Upon examination it was found
the man was dead, having been -truck by
lightning.
In Hull, England, the other day, the
health officer made a raid upon Miss Todd,
a?cd sixty, who lived alone in a large house.
In the garret he found over one hundred
dead cats, stowed away in bags. Many of
them had been skinned. Everything was
covered with dust, raes in large q iantitie.«
layabout the rooms, and there were sever
large chests of drawers of mahogony’
filled with statuette-* and rare old china.
While Mrs. Jones was dressing in her
bed-room on the second floor, front, at
her homo in Liverpool, she was surprised
by the abrupt intrusion of a bull, which
had run in from the street through the
back yard, and into the dining-room, and
thence up stairs. Mrs. Jones gave up
the room to the intruder for the time,
and he disported himself with almost as
disastrous effect as if it had been a china
shop.
The remarkable mootrositv at Lake
port, N. V., is George Albert Page, a boy
of 13 years with a big head on him. It
wis so heavy that he could not walk until
he was six years old, and now, though he
weighs twenty-eight pounds, his head is
twice as large as the average size, meas
ures twenty-eight inches in circumference,
and is still growing. The hoy’s eyes arc
inverted, so that he can only look up. This
has prevented him from learning his let
trrs, but other wise he is apt enough, and
is perfectly healthy.
“He who wood rizc in the world,”
says Josh Billings, “ mu-zt pay- for
the yenzt.''
VEGETINE.
Rev. J. P. Ludlow Writes:
ITS Baltic Street. Brook ltx. X. v..»
Nov. H. IST l. \
Mr. H. K. Stevens:
hear Sir: —From personal benefit received by
irs use, us well as from personal knowledge of
tli-.re whose cures thereby have seemed almost
miraculous. I can most heartily and sincerely
recommend the Veuetixe for the complaints
which it is claimed to cure.
JAMES p. LUDLOW.
Late Pastor Calvary itiptist Church.
Sacramento. Cal.
VEGETINE.
sin: UEBT9 WLLT,.
Sot tii Poland, Mr.. Oct H. IST*;.
Mr. If. R. Stevens :
Dear Sir:—l have been-irk two rears with
the liver complaint, and during that time have
taken a srreat many different medicines, but
none ot them did me any good. liras restless
nights. and had no appetite, tUnce taking the
Vegetine 1 rest weii and relish my food. Can
recommend th<- Vemetine for what it has done
fortne. Yours rospeetfullr.
Mrs ALBERT RICKER.
Witness <>f the above.
Mr. fiEORGE M. VAUGHAN,
Medford. Mass.
VEGETINE.
Good for the Children.
Boston Hour. It Tiler .-tkf.f.t. i
Boston, April, l'To. i
Mr. Stevens:
Lear Sir:-We feel that the children in our
home have been greatly benefited by the Vege
tinc you have so kindly given us from time to
time, especially those trouble with the Scrofula.
With respect.
Mrs. N. WOKMELL, Matron.
VEGETINE.
Rev. 0. T. Walker Says :
Providence, it. I. IC-i Transit Street.
ILK STEVENS;
I feel bound to express with my signature 'he
high value I phe • upon your Vegetine. My
family have u-cd ic for the lust two years. In
nervous debility it is invaluable, and f recom
mend it to all who may ne-' l an invigorating,
renovating tonic. O. T. WALKEK
Formerly i'aoorof B iTdoin-squaie Church,
Boston
VEGETINE.
NOTHING EQAL TO IT.
South Salem. Mass.. Vov. -i , 1-7*;.
Mr. 11. It. Stevens.
l>ear-ir: 1 have been troubled with scrofula.
’Canker, and Liver Complaint for three years.
Nothimrcverdidmeanygooduntil I commenced
using the Yegetine. lam now getting along first
rate, and -till using the Vegetine. I consider
there is nothing c-<i ml to it for such complaints.
C m heartily recommend it toeverybody.
A'ours, truiv.
Mrs LIZZIE M. PACKARD
v . ■ S 8 hßa v
VEGETINE.
RECOMMEND IT HEARTILY.
Soim Boston.
Mb. Stevens.
Dear sir:—l have taken several l>ottles of
your Vegetine. and lam convinced it is a valu
able remedy for Dy-ytepsia. Kidney Complaint,
an 1 General Debility ot the system. I enn
heartily recommend it to ail sufferers from the
above .mplaints. Yours respectfully.
Airs. MUNItOE PARKER
VEGETINE
Prepared by
H. R. STEVENS,Boston? Mass.
Vegetine is sold by All
Druggists.
TAKOBATE noth e.
in matter- of the estate of Fared Graham, de
ceased.
Notice is hereby given that on or before
the2lst day of October, IsTS. there will Ik* on
tile in the office of the clerk of the circuit court
of .Mahaska county. lowa, the final settle
ment and petition tor discharge of J. V.
Graham, administrator of the estate of Jared
Graham, deed., and the -ante is set for hearing
• n the l-t day of the next term of the Circuit
Court, to be begun and held in Oskaloosa, on
the 2l»t day of Oct- !g-r. ’. J N, at which time ob
jections <an be mad* to the approving of said
-c-ttlemer.t and granting the prayer of said pe
titioner. D. it. MOORE.
n.TwG Clerk.
pitOBATK NOT Id
In matters «»f the < state of -umuel Way. rle
ceased.
Notice is hereby irlven that there is now on file
in the office ot the Clerk of the circuit court of
M.ihaskacounty. lowa, the final settlement and
petition for discharge of William M. Burn-, ad
ministrator of the estate of Samuel May,
deceased, anil the same is set for bear
ing on the Ist day ofthen.exttormofthecir
euit court to be bearun and held in O-kaloosa.
on thefC-t day of October, 1-7-, at 'which time
objection ran l<c made to the {approving of said
settlement and granting the prayer ot said pe
titioner, D. B Moore. Clerk.
Williams i McMillen. Attorneys. nof
Notice <>f application f<>r
PARDON.
To whom it may concern: Notice i- hereby giv
en that an application for the pardon of the un
der.-igued convicted of forgery at the Aprd term
of the district court of Mahaska county. lowa,
1-T-, will on the lOthday of October. IS7S, be pre
-. nted : : ii i zeeUeoey, John H Gear. Any pt
sion desiring to resi-t -aid application can for
ward to the Governor his obiection.
B. F. JONES.
rRATOU’s NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given to all person- interested,
that on the lftth day el >cptcn»bcr, A. D.. IST*.
the undersigned wa- appointed bv the circuit
court of Mahaska county, lowa, administratrix.
>lc bmiif non. of the estate of John Winkle-man
rli ceased, late of said county. All potions in
debted to * aid estate will make payment to t lie
undersigned, and those baring claims ag.iin-t
the same will present them legally authenticat
ed to said court for allowance.
Hated September 19th, 187 s.
Henkietta Chisiun, ada»’r.
d< bon If turn
I>. It. Mt.-ore, Clerk.
VOTICK OF PURCHASE OF I.A NT) K<>i
TAXES.
STATE OF IOWA. .
Mahaska Co. s ''
To the unknown owner or owners;
You and each of yon are hereby notified that
on the sth day of October. 1874.'Ft ancD Huber
purchased the following described real estate at
tax sale in said comity :
Lot block 92, Scribner's addition to the town
of Eddyville, paying ?1.*..35 therefor.
You are further notified that unle-.- you re
deem said land within !K> days ot co mule ted ser
vice of this notice as provided bv section 894, of
the code of lowa, of 1-T.3, your right of redemp
tion will expire, and a deed be made to the un
dersigned b- the treasurer of said county.
I hired ii, > - 17th iavof April, l>7s.
Fiif.d Berher,
5 Owner of certificate.
( ytjoINAI. NOTH E
To A. C. Orvi- :
You are hereby notified that there i now file a
a petition of Gage Bros &Co . in the otticeoi
the elerk of the circuit court of the State of
lowa, in and tor Mahaska countv, claiming oi
you the sum of five hundred dollars as money
due on a proinisory note, and that a writ of at
tachment ua been i--ued against your proper
ty.
And that unless jou appear thereto and de
fend before noon of the second day of the Octo
ber term, A. I>„ is;*, of said court, which will
commence on tho third Monday of October, A.
D.. IsTS, default will lie enterc-l against vou and
judgment and decree rendered thereon as prav
cd for in said petition.
i BOOK HAM A GLEASON",
Mw Attorneys for plaintiff.
\KIGINAL N 1 >1 ICE.
To .1 it Morgan, Mary A Morgan, and Sarah A
Morgan:
You are hereby notified that there is now a
petitionot ED I.indley filed iu the office of the
elerk ofpbecircuit court of the State of lowa,
in and for Mahaska county, claiming of you
the sum of forty dbllars.with interest thereon at
ten per cent per annum from Sept, 12th, ISTii,
as money due on a promissory note, and asking
The foreclosure of a mortgage given to sect in
payment of said note on lot No 1, in block No.
i, in town oi Fremont, Malmska county, lowa,
and that unless you appear thereto and defend
before neon of the second day of the October
term, A. D , 1375. of said court, which will com
mence on the third Monday of October l-ds,
default will be entered against you and judg
ment and decree rendered thereon as prayed for
in said petition.
LAFFEKTY a JOHNSON.
A tty's i tr Ptatett*.
\ DM INISTRAToira SAI E -A valuable and
improve*'! farm of £.v» arrea. in Scott
Township. Mahaska county. lowa, 7 miles f rom
the city; known as the W. J. Foster farm.
Good buildings, and orchard; plenty of timber,
etc. W ill be divided if desired ami gold at a
bargain, as the estate must be settled. Apply
at tiskaloosa. low.i. to
T. G. Pniixtra. or
J. B. Kutut. _
( \UK.INAL NOTICE.
J I> Yocum vs T E .>haw, i t a!.
In the circuitcourtof the State oi lowa, in and
for Mahaska county, October term A D. i*;-.
To T E Shaw. .1 A Lucy, N J Smith A- Co, Har
bour Bros, Leighton & Moore, Ann PShaw. Win
II Oliphant and Elizabeth Shaw:
Vou are hereby notified that on or before the
I -t day of October, 1878, a petition of J l> Yocum
will be filed in the office of the clerk of the cir
cuit court or the State of lowa, iu and for Ma
haska county, claiming of you the sum oi eight
hundred ami filly ($-.V)j dollars, on five promis
sory notes executed by Thomas K Shaw to Mr-
Mdlen A HarUiick and to Edson A Mendenhall,
and asking that mechanics liens be established
and enforced against lots nineteen, (if) twenty.
($•) in Wcsterveit’s addition to the city ofOska
loo»a, Mahaska county. lowa, for the fuliamount
of said notes, and that unless you appear thereto
and defend before noon of the second day of the
October term. A I>, 1878, of said court, which will
commence on the third Monday of October, 1878,
default will be entered against yon and judgment
aud decree rendered ihereon as prayed for in
said petition. HOLE A HILLIS,
_ 3 Alfys for plaintiff.
/"AKIGINAL NOTICE.
" K Coo|K*r, fIo the circuit court of the
.. v* / Mate- of lowa, iu nnd for
Margaret L Sniplor > Mahaakit Co, Oet term. ’7B
et bI.
To Margaret E Hhipler an<l I Siiii.Kr, her hus
band:
lou are hereby notified that on or before Hie
Ist day oi October, ls7s, a pet Mon of W K Coop
or will la- filed In the office of the elerk of the cir
cuit court of Hie Suite of lowa, in and lor Mahas
ka county, claiming of yon that the title to the
south-west <|r(.|) of the north-west f|r (I) of sec
tion twenty-live (25) in township seventy-five (75)
north of range sixteen (Ifl) west may he decreed
to be in the plaintiff and that said title may be
quieted in btiu. and that the .-aid plaint ifl may be
decreed to lie the owner in fee simple of said
land, and that you may be barred and estopped
from asserting any claim thereto, and that unless
you appear thereto and dc lend before noon of the
second day of the October term, A D, 1873. of said
court, which will commence oi the third Monday
of October, 1378, default will be entered against
you and judgment and decree rendered thereon
as prayed for in said petition.
HOLE A HI LI.IS.
3 . Attorneys for plaintiff.
J >ItOBATE NOTH K.
In matters of the estate of John Richardson,
deceased, late of Mahaska county, lowa.
Notice in hereby given that there is now on tile
in the office of tin; clerk of the circuit court of
Mahaska county, lowa, the llnal settlement awl
petition for discharge of Oco II Richardsou, ad
ministrator of the estate of John Richardson, de
ceased, and tlie name is set for iiearing on the first
■ lay of the nest term <>l tlio circuit court,to be be
gun and held in Oskaloosa, on the Sint day of l»e
--ceinbcr, 17.5, at which time objections can be
made to the approving ol said settlement and
granting thepraver ol said petitioner.
* D. R. >K*o»r.Clerk.
GROCERIES
WE WILL
GROCERIES,
PROVISIONS,
Queensware,
GLASSWARE,
Or anytlrng in our linejust :is
cheap as any other man; quail-
tv ot goods considered.
Give us a call,
AND BE CONVINCED
That we dont misrepresent
goods in order to sell them.
H. Howard & Son.
IVioney Saved,
Geo. H. Baugh
Sells more
Groceries,
QUEENSWARE,
GLASSWARE,
Cutlery,
And in fact even thing usually kept in a
First Class
Grocery Store
LESS MONEY
i hart any other house in the Cm}
'fry him and m*<\
Country Produce
Taken at the highest market i>rh
COODS DELIVERED.
Satisfaclisn GiraM.
a; South Side Square, Os-kuloosa
First Premium Awarded
GRAY BROS. SHOES at the
World’s Fair at Vienna in
1873 and at Philadelphia
in 187© e We have the
exclusive sale in this County
of Gray Bros, fine shoes for
Ladies and Misses. These
Goods we can recommend to
be first-class and to have no
superior in style, in quality
of material, or in workman
ship. Every pair fully war
ranted.
I. C. GREEN & SON.
south side square.
GEORGE GUTHRIE.
WATCHMAKER,
Jeweler and Optician.
No. 211 West High St. McCall’s Block,
OSKALOOSA, IOWA,
Every description of American anl For
eign Watches, Clocks and Jewelry
Repaired and Warranted.
Musical Instruments and Music Boxes
B .'paired.
All kinds cf light Mechanical Work done.
Spectacles Fitted to Suit all
Sights.
C locks, Watches r,nd Jewelry
Bought Sold and Ex
changed.
Remember the plu ;e,
CEORCE GUTHRIE,
nl 214 West High Street.
We want mMi lo
Know 11 we lave in steel
a large lise of Men’s Kin
Bools, Waterproof Bools.
Veal Kin Boots, Voal Calf
Boots.Fiiie Calf Bools, and
Frond Calf Boots, flail’s
Fine Slioes, Plomli Sloes
Beil Slices and Brogans;
and llial wo lain every
definable style of Bools
and Sloes lo order aid do
renairliig in lie losi style.
Tie Prices, wo gnarantee
to bo as low as can bo ob
tained olsowloro, and on a
majority of goods, Mncli
Lower. Come and see
these HOODS.
I. G. GREEN & SON, j
j ) ItOBATE NOTICE.
lii matters of the estate of R. T. Funston.de
ccimed.
Notlee Is hereby given that on or before the
21*t day of October, lhls, there will Isc on file i n
the office of the clerk of the circuit court of
Mahaska county lowa, Ibc final settlement ami
petition lor discharge of L. I>. Trice, administra
tor of the estate of It. T. Funr ton deceeased,
ami the same is set for hearing on the Ist day
of the next term of the circuit court, to lie be
gun and held in Oskaloosn, on the 21st day of
October, IB7H, at which time objection* can be
made to Ihe approving of said settlement and
granting the prayer of said |ict it loner.
noO | Moors, Clerk,
SADDLES and HARNESS.
R. WILSON,
NOT TO BE UNDERSOLD.
The Best Harness, Saddles.
£3 IN6 and LACE LEA IHr H, jo
:it U e OLD RELIABLE IIABNK'S STOKE on
tbe south siO^.
Trunks, Satchels and Traveling Lags.
Unrivaied inducements
in above goo<L.
A mammoth stock to he sold
Low for Cash.
Rep . ": kwbj tb and n» atljr dine on pi an
notice. All work wurreafed.
DONT YOU FORGET IT.
Phoenix Block, Side.
i:. u ILfON
LOAN AGENCIES.
W. Burrmiae.
Land Loan Agent,
Oskaloosa, lowa,
MONEY AT 8 PER
CENT.
ON
FARM MORTGAGES,
In Sums Not I.ess Than SSOO
F. 111. DAVENPORT.
Oskaloosa, lowa. It!
P.IIV W. WOODT. W. P. FIEtUNCS,
Attorney. Attorner.
WOODT t HELLINBS,
Abstracters of Titles,
Real Estate and Insurance
Agents,
Oskaloosa, lowa.
MONEY "TO LOAN.
w.- l uy anil soil real estate on commission,
l>.ty tax< -, and take fare of property of non
iv- 'h-i'.t.J, makf collection.', negotiate loans,
make investments, collect r. nts, furnish at>-
str.iet of title, having a ei riplcteset of al>-
a tra*.ls of title to all the laml an«l town lots of
Maha-ka County, give information ami trans
act a general land agency business. Correspon
dence solicited, an'! charges reasonable. Apply
to or address
Woody &Heliings,
Olliee ove r I.C. Green a Son's store, south
si le -.|i;are, Oskaloosa, low;.
TINWARE.
G. A. WEl.i.s. 0.0. -VEI l.s. .1. N. I J.LIOTT.
WELLS BROS, k ELLIOTT.
1 S'!icers- t Wells IJ»os., dealer- in and manu
facturer-of
Tin, Copper, and
Sheet-ircr> ware,
! Galvanized Iron Cornice
and
Window Caps.
o<>rni <\ Rooting, Spouting, ami ail kinds
of i h work a >p<eialty.
Agent' lev the
N at Mansard.
J^tdj - (J.iV,
and Active
Cook Stoves.
1 hes-e -tnves Me new in the market,
and vve would like them exam:n«-<l l»y allui-h
--ing -tnves. Call and see them before you buy.
W a . will t;:k>* contracts for Cornices,
R 'ofing and Spouting in all parts
of the country at the low
cst possible rates.
PH TSICIAN.
|w. M. WELLS,
CATARRH.
Tiu oat and Lung Physician.
AND
>FKC! \L!'T FtUt CIIRONM I ISEASK3GEN
EKALLV.
ofli' t in Phrenix block. South -ide public square.
o\< r Abraham & McKinley’s store.
All who art- aliliotcd are invited to rail for a
FREE CONSULTATION. 1 will not undertake
a case '. "less 1 feel satisfied that 1 can irive re
lief.
Having made Chronic Diseases a special
study for 20 years and having practiced more
or less during that time, and can give reliable ref
ert-nee as there are to be had us to what I have
done. Those who cannot call personal*? can
consult by letter. n3l
The Best is the Ciieapest.
High Class Poultry
consisting ?f
Hi ff Cochins and Dark Rraitmas
selected from the best importer, stock.
for Hatch’nsr.
J. M. HIATT.
C. HTJBE3E, &c BEO.
v . . - -
fMtwEr . -~~~ " ~ —rmf -- - -—>■ — x -g ——— - - _ •',*•** •
Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, and Tinware,
Keep in stoc k at all times a lull line of Jewett At Root’s Cook anti
Heating Stoves for coal and wood. Sole agents and the only
place in the county where yon can find W. C. DAVIS A Co ’s cele
brated Favorites, the finest cook Stoves in the market.
We keep the Revolution, Argalia, and Westminster Rase limn
ers, for soft coal, and the CROWN JEWEL for hard coal.
A full line of Builders’ Hardware and Tools.
All kinds of Tin, Copper, and Sheet Iron Work, done at short
notice. Prices to suit the times.
Don’t Complain of Hard Times.
M ATTISON & WR AY
Tilt 1 Cash Grocery moil on West Street,
never complain of hard times.
WHY ?
Ist. Because they <h> a strictly cash business. Buying their
troods for tlie money enables their to sell at bottom prices.
° .
'2d Because they never misrepresent other people’s goods in
order to sell their own, but would rather lose the sale of them.
3d. Because they sell to a child as cheap as to a grown per
son, and don't have a pi ice for each customer.
4th. Because they give more goods for the same amount ot
country produce than any other house in the city.
oth. Because they deal farly and honorably with everybody,
and ate always obliging to their customers.
The* above are a few of the many reasons
which account for their big trade.
all and examine for yourselves their largo
stock of staple and fancy Groceries, Queens
ware. Glassware, utlery, Xotions. otc.. and
prices, at
No. 211 W"est High Street,
OSKALOOSA, IOWA.
THE
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In view of the pending political campaign, every Republican
should at once subscribe for the llrrald.
It is emphatically sound on till the vital issues made by the
Republican party, and is in hearty sympathy with every real effort
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entire edition at home. There are no patent insitle or outside, or
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In acMition to tlies<* reeoniniemlations, the paper offers the ml
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everybody inter**steil to these facts.
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to advertise flic wants and trade of tin* city.' This statement is
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sistent advertising will add to their sales.
Our rates are established upon a basis of our ordinary circula
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his whereabouts and his supply. Thus supply is introduced to
demand in the most taking form, along with the news of the day.
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t Reaches Fittsbuiy. 7:3e P. M. Harrisburg, 3:5"
A. M. Baltimore, 7:43 A. M. Washaiu-ton. **:< 5
A. M. Philadelphia. s:m) A. M. New Y<-rk, l". ■
A.M. Boston. .':»u P. M. through isaltim> r.
an-i Washington >;ceping Caron Ini - Train.
Fare Alnny> a« Low as any other Line
Thrnua.li Tiebeis fov * ale :»t Ml
Priuelpal Points in tec I l» l#i
tlirm Ma tlie Fort M isjiic A. Ptui'Vba*
nla LINE.
F- R MYERS
-1 G n. Pass, i Ticket Agt.. CIIICV GU
Tlroili * Time Schedule l
In Effect March 3. 1378,
—OF THE—
MINNESOTA IOWA, Si 1.01
A KANSAS Cl TV
Great Through Route.
COMPOSED OF THE
CHICAGO MILWAUKEE A sr.
PAUL,
CENTRAL IOWA
-AND—
» ST. LOUIS, KANSA 5 CITY a
NORTHERN
S RAITAVAYS
Y NOR'TIWARD. -«> UIWAI.D
Junc'n & Termina!-
i« St. Vi in neap- Kan . ?
Paul olis City L-n -
Expr’ss ExprV sT.\TION>. Exjt’ Lxir-
No. 8. No. 1.
Du.ij/. f. > '
t A. M. P. M A. M. I* Ai.
, 7:03 Ar -t. Paul I.*-
t’ 7:10 C:f Minueapoli
-s:iu 5:12 Farmington 7:1 1- -J
.1:23 3:31 Faribault l’i:i*»aiu
2:22 3:10 <»watoun 1» :1‘- 2; i *•
12:22 I:4'j Rani-. 1 :2U : I ‘
12:10 a m 1:40 p m Austin 1»» :V I 2 -
OYkt*- 5:4.3-- Masont.it;- 1 :I" |. m*3:2 '
-:2.'l •• •' Hamilton 2:27” a :L:
7:3C “ fi:l2 *• A‘‘klev ":l'i *• :< ■
»»:« •• f. :2» • Ebleva 4. « - “
5r20 "• 4 <*3 ■* Marshall ’: 13 “
3:■'!»> •* 2:43" Gnnncll 7 :«-j •• I:< *" j. ia
2:lt* - 1:31- Sharon s:hi" 2:l:t "
1:44 •• 1:16 -• O kaloosa '252“ 2:2"
12:2C pm 12 1a m Ottumwa ••: :'i pn: 4:2" p:
s:(*tam 4:33 pm Moberiy 3onam 12 :15 a "
9:45 p m !e«>3a mLe St Loiu- Ait.i- p 111 *» :43 ••
3:35 •• 4:70 j.c Kan City Ar U:loani.
ei Ncs. ■> anil -1 Run Daily 1 “Iv.een 8t P
j Minneapolis and St. Louis,
i, Hauling Pullman Draw
s ing Room Sleeping Cars
v NO. 2 CONNECTS THKOITiII T<» KAN
SAS CITY
IN TIME FOR ALL SOUTH AND ES s
* ! BOUND TRAINS.
111. L. Mourili., Ece -.vci
A. Kii'Sell. Gca. Pa- -. Agent. ( . It. !t. of la.
THE WASHINGTON CITY ROUTE
• | Baltimore | Ohio R.R
~ THE SHORTEST. QUICKEST
A > l>
' Only Direct Route
• j TO *
MmM aid Baltiiore
With direct CONNECTiO.NS f.-r
Richmor.(i, Lincbbuig, Horfolb
AM)
THIS SOUTHEAST.
Philadelphia. New York, Boston
AND
111: EAKr.
I Travelers dc-i-irtnjta
j Speedy. Pieiisaut, anJ CouiiV-rt.-.M: Jr
1
: I - Celcbrateil n r i»-
tlegar.t Cca;hes-Splendid Hotels. Car
and B3au*iful Mountain and Vr.lle.
Scenery, and the many po : nts o*
Historical Interest afen-j
its Line.
t ki'Tai’e -will alwiays b<* a
as by any other IIu; .
PCLLMAS I’AI.AI K t Alia
IRun I'lirougti
W ITHO’JI CHANGE
Between tiie Principal
Mostern and Eastern fit us.
For Through Ticket s. Baggage t he. k' 3
j raent of Trains. Sleeping Car A.-,-, nini'.'.la; .
1 f A«’.. applj at Tieki 11 es n •
I North, South, East or Wl;
j E. R. Dorsey. 1.. m i’ojf
! Ass’t Gen i i';, ket Ag f. Gen Uk. tAg t
•[ 1 nos. r. Barky, Wv. v; « , :
Western PassM-.iger Act. Ma-t Tr»n p u
Keokuk & Des Moines Iwdiway
j No A i> s : - i.-S AOl.i. »
1..1v ! d0 i'iic’ct V; ; l(i
WKKTWARD. , ......
Du ve. ' ,
No. 3 No. I N
7 4ii pm SIK uni Keokuk 2 !•■ •
I “ Fteaa gt a
**• ** I® U *• 'liiumit 1 . . .
j Id .s 10 5. •* Eldon 11 vT •• ,
: in • 3 “ It :a) •• Ottumwa 10. V, •• >'’ '•
li txi - 11 30 ’ • tMtumwale*■" >•
ll, ; is •* 12 mi n Ethlyvilielt f .
ll -Ft •* 12 ;;7 pm Transfer ii-n.' - .
12 07nightI2 37 Oskaloosa :*: 3 • -
12 45 am 137 • 1511 a . .
:73 . - 1,5 Altoona 7> 2 : •
- -'** ‘ * ■*■'» ** *r UeeJiti fi. 1. • ■ 5 . T ,.
_ . rosaacTicKs.
At Keokctt. with the T. . :.. . vj-,...,
Line; the t i,..-. ,
tiuiucy : tt. st. 1 . ' \ .
wee. era 1 .• .',
Mississipi itver.
At Farcitugton, \* j , t v
westorn Uaiiwav
At Eldon with tu• , ,
l*aciacronii, v Soutii'. - . ..
At Ottiuiwe, with tiu tii. ■ \. .
River, and the st 1.,, . . I *
ern rai r\>suis
At Kddyviliv Trans», * it I , . ...
r« an of low a.
At Dee Moines and Altoona W; ‘ •«,
Rock lelar.d ,t t arir.r fl
At Dea Moines. wuUtfcel . >;... r . v
Dodge Railroad. If
ciadelcynMt Nl. rj iut; (,<l:,. ? .1
A W Trubis
'ts? 1 K; ‘-
Cliicago, M Island & Pacific h, R
Oskaloosa Branch.
Westward. ..
Freigiit. Pa- P
sg :: !}g: - s.-.-.. 1 L
nt«•• 12
* j
sit) *• 2 15*. dI.,Y" ka \\‘ Vi 'at 'I M'yi
** *«: oiiviJtV... irb; t:
i JJ, J ‘ ....Uarvev t k- v
* 50l M 3 ■<>» -»*■ KuoxvaioOv : u u» v.
*Thie traiaarrives ia Chicagom v v «
* IK «>-5‘
«« Kid,*., w !tb In i of the
*fe* Xv»*«a« H. U.. tor all poiuty u
Koiuwaand Northern Mhamti,
uS!f!3JU!S. lih,vta,fcw,v,dl #t *»
Office
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