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Entered at the PostofSce at Marshalltown
Iowa, as seccmd-cluss mai matter.
Republican State Ticket.
For Governor—
LESLIE M. SHAW.
•'ir For Lieutenant Governor—
jamp:s c. milliman.
For Judge Supreme Court—
JOHN C. SHERWIN.
jFor Superintendent Public Instruction—
RICHARD C. BARRETT.
For Railroad Commissioner—•
EDWARD A. DAWSON.
Republican County Ticket.
For State Senator—
J. B. CLASSEN.
For Representative—
THOU AS KIMBALL.
For County Treasurer—
C. H. SMITH.
For County Superintendent—
J. JIORRISSEY.
For County Sheriff—
T. J. SHOEMAKER.
For County Coroner—
DR. F. P. LIERLE.
For County Surveyor—.
WILLIAM RREMNER.
For County Supervisor—
T. J. SHEARER.
A CITY'S SHOWING.
,.-When a city is regarded by its peo
ple as a sreat family whose individual
members are interested in each other's
welfare, and when they unite to secure
the greatest comfort and health and
seek to promote the public: good, an al
most ideal state is reached. Such, we
take it, is the purpose which the con
vention of the League of American
Municipalities at Syracuse, X. Y., seeks
to foster. This, too, is a leading
Thought of (he paper on "The Municipal
Ownership of Public Serviifc* indus
tries" by .Mayor Pierce, of Marshall
town, the full text of which appeared
Wednesday. It is a paper based upon
practical, common sense views. The
showing is certainly one Which should
gratiiy every citizcn of this municipal
ity. The comparison with eight other
Iowa cities is very rlattering to Jlar
shalltown, which has a fine system of
water works, for the maintenance of
which no tax is levied, a street lighting
plant with 109 arc lights of 1,200 candle
power, the expense of which is paid out
of the general fund, while other places
levy a special tax tor it. The city also
has seven and one-half miles of brick
pavement, sixteen and one-half
miles of sanitary'.. sewers, over
twenty-three miles of water mains
and a free public library. It
has a. smaller public debt than any
other city of its class in Iowa, the total
being $71,000. It has a smaller tax
levy than any of the eight cities with
•which it is compared a.nd in other re
spects it makes a superb showing.
There may be and is some question
as to how far general utilities should
be owned and controlled by the public,
but so far as Marslialltown's experience
goes, it can endorse the public owner
ship of water works and.street, lighting
without hesitation ad lining vast.y su
perior to private ownership.
NEED OF ARBITRATION IJOARDS.
The riots of coal miners in and about
Springfield, 111.. thai have resulted, in
BO
many fatalities and so much expense,
to the stata raise again the cju •-ti
compulsory arbitration', of labor dis
putes. In this case the state lias beei
compelled to keep trfiops upon the
grounds for months at a time to pre
ser\e order and'protect the community,
only to be rewarded by such outbreaks
of violence as was witnessed last. Sun
day, when the'troops were withdrawn.
It is this everlasting bother and expense
to the state that leads men to suggest
that perhaps after all the state would be
jusitied in stepping in at first and
through some such agency as an arbi
tration board adjust equitably the dif
ferences between employer and em
ployed so as to avoid the cost of a pro
tracted riot.
In France such a function lias been
exercised by the government for a great
many years. The Prud'hommes are a
class of tribunals established by law in
many of the important citifs of France
and Belgium for the speedy arid inex
pensive settlement of certain -specified
industrial disputes. They are the out
growth of the tryde guilds. These con«
sells, as the tribunals are sometimes
called, are established directly under
the authority of the min[ster of com
merce, upon the request of The chamber
of commerce, endorsed by the munici
pal council of the city where the pro
posed conseil is to be located. The offi
cers of the conseil are appointed by the
chief of state and the other members
are elected by the community, half from
the employers and half from the em
ployed. These latter members, the
prud'hommes, hold office for six years
and serve without pay.
The parties to a dispute can by com
mon consent refer the dispute to the
conseil for settlement but generally
cases are brought before it on corn
plalnt of one or the other party. Each
conseil being divided into two chambers,
called the private bureau and) the gen
eral bureau, the case first appears be
fore the former, composed of two rnem
ber# only, before which the proceedings
are quite informal. The sole duty of this
bureau is to onciliate, If possible, the
disputants and make a settlement with
out a formul trial. Falling In this, the
case is taken before the general bureau,
where on attempt is again made to set
lie the trouble by agreement and this
again.falling, the case is tried and
judgment given. The relative impor
tance of these two bureaus is seen in th«
reports of cases settled. In 1878 the
number of cases brought before the
conseils was 35,046. Of these 18,415 were
settled. In private, 9,076 in the conseils
and formal judgment rendered' In 7,555.
It is interesting to note, too, that of the
cases during that year the causes of
dispute in 21,36S were relative to wages,
4,733 to dismissals and 1,795 to matters
affecting apprentices. •. .':
The only other country in which arbi
tration and conciliation has been em
ployed to any considerable extent is
England, though the forms and meth
ods used differ materially from the,
French and Belgian. In 1824 all the va
rious acts concerning labor troubles
were consolidated and replaced by a
new one. This act was modeled after
the French law establishing the conseils
des prud'hommes, but adapted to the
different character of English industry
and institutions. Provision was made
for compulsory submission of disputes
in certain specified cases upon com
plaint of an interested party and the
awards could be enforced by law, but it
was specially provided that no author
ity was given to arbitration boards to
establish a rate of wages that was not
reeablo to both employer and em
ployed. Though this act is still in force
in England, it has rarely, if ever, been
used. Various forms of voluntary ar
bitration boards have arisen and seem
to fulfill all requirements.
Thus it is seen that in these old coun
tries, where monarchical Institutions
are still deeply rooted, this personal in
terest of the state in all labor troubles
is recognized and as a means of self
protection the government undertakes
to arbitrate labor disputes. In this
country, under a government and insti
tutions far more democratic in form,
the subject has been often discussed,
but little or nothing done. The nearest
approach to an arbitration bureau is
our interstate commerce commission,
which virtually stands as an arbiter be
tween the people- and the country's
great railway corporations.
As a general proposition the less a
government has to do with men's pri
vate affairs the better it is for both the
man and the government, but often cir
cumstances alter cases. Ten years ago
we never dreamed that we would en
gage in a foreign war to free a foreign
people, but today we have done so and
few of us are sorry for it. The Cuban
disturbance became intolerable and in
self-protection this nation was com
pelled to break over all precedent and
sacrifice all its traditions. Likewise
with the local branches of government.
If the state must suffer every time em
ployers and employed disagree men can
not be blamed for thinking that the
state ought to interfere earlier in the
trouble when the greatest harm to itself
and its citizens could be averted.
Again society is constantly changing.
Men are living today in an industrial
organization which places them every
one dependent upon another. One set
of men make our hats, another our
shoes,, .while another set of men, them
selvessub-divided into thousands of
branches, are engaged in the production
of our food. Man can no longer live nor
labor except bv the grace of his fellows.
We are living in a vast co-operative so
ciety. wherein the rewards for Individ
ual effort still remain, as they must do
in any well-organized society, but act
ual individual effort is no longer possi
hie. The men who help are therefore
•ntitled to consideration as well as
those who undertake. An industry is
established, hundreds of men take up an
abode with their families around the
seat of the enterprise. They commence
to build homes, while other avenues of
employment are similarly taken up by
other men and therefore closed to them.
The helpless position they are thus
forced to .place themselves in entitles
them to more of a consideration than
that of a
mere
chattel upon the labor
market.
But how far the state should go .in
thus exercising a paternal supervision
over the relations of its children is a
difficult question. It is bound to pre
serve older and protect property. If
this can be done more certainly and
with less expense to the state by an ar
bitration board few of us would object
to such an institution. Tt might not be
politically correct, its workings might
overreach the true functions of govern
ment, but it would be economically cor
rect and practically a success. It is
hard to decide whether we want arbi
tration bureaus or not. We might try
the use of voluntary boards and bring
to bear such a powerful public opinion
upon all labor disputants that the ar-
angement would be given all the vnlid
Sty of law.
DEWEY'S WELCOME.
One of the greatest events of the
closing- days of the present month will
be the arrival of Admiral Dewey in
New York and the magnificent welcome
he will receive. It is true that puhlic
interest in his great achievement has
somewhat abated, as the inevitable re
sult of the lapse of time, but he will
have no reason to regret the lack of
warmth in his greeting. He will ar
rive at New York from Gibralter on
Thursday, Sept. 28. The ceremonies of
his reception in that city will occupy
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30.
The program as further outlined will be
as follows: On Sunday evening, Octo
ber 1, the special train from Washing
ton conveying the reception committee
will reach New York and the party will
spend Sunday night there. The special
train will start from New York on its
gtmthtg Tim&-%qmhlfot^
return trip on Monday, with Admiral
Pewejr and the detachment of Bailors
from the Olympia on board, so as to
arrive at the Pennsylvania depot In
Washington between 7 and 8 o'clock on
Monday evening October, 2.
As the train pulls into the Pennsyl
vania depot in Washington, the roar of
artillery will signal the arrival of the
distinguished guest, and Pennslyvanla
avenue will burst Into a blaze of light
from the capitol to the treasury depart
ment. As at present planned, the state,
war and navy buildings, the peace
monument, the Hancock statue, the
fountain at the corner of ninth street,
the reservation at the corner of Thir
teenth street, and the dome of the capi
tol will be outlined with fairy lamps.
Pennsylvania avenue itself will appear
as a long arch of parti-colored fires, red
fire being burned at 200 places along the
route, while 12,000 batteries will throw
streams of trl-colored stars in such a
way as to form arches of fire.
As Admiral Dewey emerges' from the
Pennsylvania depot at Sixth street, es
corted by the reception committee, he
will enter his carriage and take his
place at the head of the parade. The
Olympia's men, headed by the United
States marine band, will take position
immediately behind him and the proces
sion will start westward up Pennsyl
vania avenue to tlie treasury building.
Here the admiral will leave his car
riage, and take his position on the re
viewing stand, past which the proces
sion will file. Besides the military and
naval organizations of the District of
Columbia, the militia from a number of
the surrounding states will be in line,
and there will be a magnificent show
ing made by the secret societies, and
other local organizations. The illumi
nation of the avenue will last for the
the two hours that the parade is esti
mated to take in passing the reviewing
stand. General Miles will be the grand
marshal of the parade.
Next day, Tuesday, October 3, the
magnificent sword of honor voted by
ongress will be presented to Admiral
Dewey by Secretary Long of the navy
department. The presentation will take
place at the east front of the capitol,
late in the afternoon, upon a stand to
be erected extending out from the east
steps. Tills stand will purposely be
small, accomodating no more than 200
members of Admiral Dewey's party
and the invited guests. President Mc
Kinley will sit beside the hero of Ma
nila upon the stand, while the cabinet
officials and other distinguished per
sons will occupy piaces about him.
The sword of honor to be presented
to Admiral Dewey was voted by con
gress last summer, and has been made
at a cost of $10,000 by Tiffany of New
York. With the exception of the steel
blade, and the body of the scabbard,
the material used is twenty-two caret
gold. On the pommel is carved the
word "Olympia," with the sign of tl#
zodiac for December, the lucky month
which Dewey was born. Around
these is a wreath of oak leaves. Below
this is the coat of arms of the United
States, and of Dewey's native state,
Vermont, with its state motto, "Free
dom and Unity." The guard is beauti
fully wrought in the shape of an eagle
with outspread wings. On the front of
the scabbard are the initials "G. D,"
and under theni "U. S. N." On the
blade of the sword is engraved the in
scrlpition: "The Gift of the Nation to
Rear Admiral George Dewey, L". S. N„
in Memory of the Victory at Manila
Bay, May 1. 18U8."
KETIU1XG L'SDER FIRE.
As time passes the plea that we'should
retire from the Philippines under fire
grows less popular among the people.
Even many of the democratic papers do
not approve of it, though the party is
heading that way, as indicated by the
following comment from the Sioux City
Tribune, an independent democratic
journal:
"The frowns of the Dubuque Tele
graph are now bestowed on the Chi
cago Chronicle no longer is the latter
'tt democratic newspaper for a brief
period it was basking in the warm,
radiating smiles of the Telegraph, but
that was while it was 'opposed to the
war upon the Filipinos.' Now, declares
the Telegraph, since the Chronicle
'takes the position that we can not re
tire under lire,' it is out of harmony
with the democratic party. The Tele
graph assumes a great responsibility
when it undertakes to speak for the
democratic party on this question,
making it out as in favor of hauling
down the flag in the face of the ene
my and It is also absurd in Its course
of alternately praising, cajoling and
kicking its contemporaries. But it is
just as well for it to make its own po
sition plain. It favors retiring under
fire.
"It is needless to say that opposition
to this course today does not place
any newspaper out of the democratic
party, no matter what the Telegraph
says. The national convention of the
party has not yet spoken, and before it
gets a chance to do so it Is likely that
the firing will have entirely ceased.
Individuals and organs have a right
to advocate something which will never
he done, but as long as it is something
that the democratic party as a party
never approved of In all its past his
tory, it is supremely ridiculous for them
to arbitrarily refuse democratic news
papers the right to differ from them
under pain of being read out of the par
ty. It seems that the Telegraph will
have its hands full defending its posi
tion in favor of hauling down the flag
without worrying about the party fealty
of such papers as the Chicago Chroni
cle, which are supporting party nomi
nees with the best possible grace."
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a
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used through the world for half a cen
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incipient consumption and relieved
many In advanced stages. If you are
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cents and $1. Sold by McBride & Will
Drug Co.
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&
IOWA PRK88 COMMENT.
Referring to stuffed ballot boxes at a
democratic primary in Dubuque, the
Times of that city declares that "In the
Interest of common decency and the
purity of the ballot something ought to
be done to prevent it. Iowa should ap
ply the Australian ballot law to pri
mary elections, as Minnesota has done.
It won't do to teay that the people can
correct the evil at the polls. The rising
generation deserves some consideration
and it should not be permitted to be
come too familiar with the methods now
so frequently employed at democratic
primaries in this city." :.
"An Indian Territory man was arrest
ed for expanding a $1 silver certificate
to $10. Yet there are those who affect to
see no wrong in making every dollar in
the country worth only 45 cents. .re
marks the Webster City Tribune
The Keokuk Gate City avers inai
The trust conference at Chicago
showed that nobody can well undertake
to make laws about a subject that no
body understands."
'Eldora's Got Same Disease," is the
beading which the Eldora Herald put
over the T.-R.'s article about the slum
bering Commercial Club.
The Belle Plalne Union notices that
Democrats oppose a large standing
army. Our army Is but 100,000, not so
great as the regular army under Wash
ington and Jefferson, and scarcely a
hanoful compared to the armies of other
nations."
"With the militia doing business In one
part of the state of Illinois and the
democratic headquarters in another, the
conjoint rumpus ought to furnish food
at least for a long winter evening's
thought about ex-Governor Altgeld's
state rights doctrine," remarks the
Sioux City Tribune.
In commenting on what the T.-R.'s
Des Moines correspondent said about
the quality of tobacca secured by the
board of control, the unreconciled Vin
ton Eagle says: "Oh, that's nothing.
The quality of the stuff the board of
control buys would paralyze a saint.
Some time ago a state officer was tak
ing dinner at a state institution, and the
superintendent's wife, on handing him
a cup of coffee, remarked, 'You will
have to excuse this coffee, it's board of
control coffee.' But it is not necessary
to kick. The tax-payers are with the
board. It saved them $105,000. It is
simply a case of God pity the Inmates."
The Davenport Times thinks the
"contention of Senator Hayward that
all the Iowa soldier boys should be
treated alike is one that will meet with
general approval and will no doubt re
ceive favorable consideration by the
legislature."
The Washington Press goes to the
Bible to prove that Gear is not a very
old man and should not be turned down
because of his age: "There was Father
Adam. When he was 130 he achieved
remarkable feat, and he lived 800 years
after that, and kept his vigor, as the
record shows. Why turn Gear down,
under SO. Adam's son Seth kept up the
gait he was 105 when he became a hap
py father, and was a man till 912 years
of age, and could have held a seat in the
senate much longer than Benton, An
thony or Morlrll. Methuselah was
a Joseph Dandy he was 187 when he
begat Lameeh, and he harvested 969
years. Dear old Uncle Noah, first
TOPICS OF THE TIMES I
t-l"l"I"H-l-|.S -H. 1 1 1 1 1 1
it
A cigar syndicate has been formed at
Tampa, Florida, with a capital of J25,
000,0U0. It will end in smoke.
There was a legal execution in Ala
bama the other day, and the sheriff
made a horrible bungle of It. For this
reason lynchers rfiay try to justify
themselves in keeping up business at
the old stand.
"Conditions in Minnesota were never
better," said Senator Davis in Wash
ington the other day. "and prosperity
and contentment are visible on every
side and among all classes. Public sen
timent in regard to the Philippines is all
one way in Minnesota. The people are
overwhelmingly with the administra
tion." Ditto, the people of Iowa.
A movement has been started in Eng
land to erect a fitting monument over
the tomb of John Newbury, the first
man to collect and publish the immortal
melodies of Mother Goose. Newbury,
working in conjunction with the poet
Goldsmith, was also the man who gave
to the world "Goody Two Shoes" and
number of other infantile classics. His
grave in St. Thomas' churchyard, Walt
ham, is fast falling into ruin, and, un
less something Is shortly done, there
will be nothing left to mark the spot.
"Where there's a will there's a way
is illustrated in the action of bankers of
New York City to relieve the tight
money market there. In a conference
the Issue of clearing house certificates
was discussed, but It was decided that
such a move would be unwise. The
majority of the bankers favored rather
the issue of national bank notes, and It
was discovered that several of the wiser
ones had prepared for the present emer
gency. Orders for 'circulation' were sent
to Washington some time ago, and the
notes have been prepared. Many of the
banks now have them in their vaults
ready to issue at once. It is understood
in Wall street that Secretary Qage re-
commends such sn 'ncrssse In th» na
tional bank"'circulation, and for- that
reason he has refused to do more to re
lieve the situation than to .order the
payment in advance of the Interest due
on the government bonds on October 1,
An additional issue of 180,000,000 to |40,
000,000 might legally be made by the
New York Institutions, and It Is known
that several millions of dollars of new
money will be Issued this week. Bankers
expect by this means to tide over the
time of active demand for money In the
interior, where it Is being used to move
the crops to market.
It is stated that Insurance companies
so far this year have transacted busi
ness under worse conditions than for
several years previous. Lobs ratios in
nearly all the states have been abnor
mally large. Reasons for
The servant girl problem appears to
be a puzzle across the water as well as
here. Many German housewives whose
position compels them to keep two or
three servants find it impossible to get
girls to remain long in a situation. Di
rectly they have saved a few marks the
girls take lessons in dressmaking or
some other calling by which they hope
to escape the odium of being "in serv
ice.''
The Standard OH Company, in com
batting a legal effort in Nebraska to
oust it, denies that it is a trust, and
declares that the anti-trust statute un
der which the attorney general is acting
is illegal because it violates the state
constitutional provisions by "depriving
persons of liberty and property without
due process of law and compels persons
In a criminal casfi to give evidence
against themselves." These legal tests
are more valuable in determining the
true status of great combinations than
long-winded harangues against trusts,
and the outcome will be watched with
Interest. No state will cripple Itself
commercially to please a class of politi
cal fault-finders. Fulmlnations against
trusts is one thing, and touching the
pocket-book quite another—a horse of a
different color.
Buyers of dried fruit say that the
prune crop in California will be unusu
ally large, and the quality exceptionally
fine.
OUTSIDE POINT OF VIEW.:
Written for tho Times-Republican.
In common with other preachers this
scribe has been taking a religious vaca
tion. In this column, very* little has
been said on religious subjects during
the heated term. But now, brethren,
the approaching cooler days and even
ings will make such matters more to our
taste and interest. The texts for this
article will be from the newspapers, the
subject, "Special Providences." Before
the writer la the following from the
Cincinnati Enquirer:
"Stlllwell Palmer, of Dover township,
a prosperous farmer, 7G years old. In
May, 1897, lost his speech and had not
spoken since till yesterday. He was re
ligious and thought the Lord directed
him to go to the house of an ex-preach
er named Her. He hitched up his horse,
took a slate and started. Her and his
family struck up a gospel song. Then
followed a season of prayer. Six prayed
that Palmer's speech be restored, and
when the prayers ended Palmer began
praying aloud himself. Palmer is a
Methodist and Iler a Baptist."
Xow the general reader disbelieves
such miraculous cures—puts It down as
a newspaper lie. But let this writer
secretary of the navy, and commodore I |)]lu'e himself on record as one who be
lieves that Palmer "lost his speech in
of the earlist yacht club, was 500 years
old when he achieved the first triplets
on record, Sliem, Ham and Japheth.
And these were o'.d enough to be mar
ried before he built his big yacht, that
won the cup. named the Ark. He was
600 years old at the flood, yet he had
done a feat several degrees more ardu
ous than any ever imposed on an U. S.
senator."
1S97," and that it was restored by pray
er in 1899. The writer is neither a Bap
tist nor a Methodist.
Here Is an Item that is floating
around. It first appeared in the Sidney
Bulletin:
In the Rakaia (New Zealand) rail
way smash drink was the means of
saving the lives of about sixty excur
sionists who, as the night was cold and
wet and the train was waiting, left the
rear carriages and trooped into the rail
way hotel a few yards off. While they
were drinking the smash took place.
The carriages which sixty of the beer
thirst crowd had quitted: were reduced
to matchwood."
Again does this scribe believe that
'drink" saved the lives of many per
sons. Flat-footed is the statement: men
saved their lives because they had' a
"beer thirst," and visited a saloon. Now
for a shocker. The footsteps of these
men were guided by the same power
that restored Palmer's' speech.
Several years ago a steamboat excur
sion was advertised In New York. A
big crowd went aboard one steamboat,
and a passing excitement caused the
boat to careen right at the wharf and
eighteen persons were drowned. The
religious papers of the day mentioned
this as a direct act on the part of the
Almighty to punish such Sabbath dese
cration. The writer believes this, too,
If the word "direct" is omitted. Only
two months ago a score or more were
drowned at Bar Harbor, Me., all Sun
day excursionists, who broke down an
overloaded pier. They were Sabbath
breakers in the eyes of many, and the
religious
presB
«2
•X
thlB'
are not
given still, fires are.not governed by.
reason. §§81$ r.y-'
has hardly yet finished
pointing the moral and adorning the
tale. There is no doubt this was an act
of Providence.
Less than te.n years ago a large
crowd gathered in an Ohio town to wit
ness the baptism of many persons who
think total immersion the only true
form. On a bridge crossing the stream
where the ceremonies took place several
hundred stood watching the perform
ance, when the bridge gave 'way and
many found a watery grave. Once
II you have
indigestion cure
it by using Hos
teller** Stomach
Bitters. It can't
resist the power
of this remedy.
Neither can
Constipation
Dyspasia or
Ntrvousiess,
See that a
Private Revenue
Stamp covers
the neck oi the
more let the writer go on raoorttwbe*
lleving this «u a special ProvUUnce.
Somehow this sounds* different, but
Just the same It was as much an act of
Providence as restoring Palmer's
speech, as saving life bjr beer drinking/
an punishing the excursionists In New
York or Bar Harbor, Me. It is well
sometimes to adihit facts whether they
agree with our pet- philosophy or our
particular religious belief. Many who
read these lines actually, honestly and
truly beljeve every miracle recorded In
the Bible. They are sure that at times
the Lord has suspended the laws of na
ture and worked what Is called a mira
cle. This scribe has no,wish for contro
versy with sucn readers, but wants to
add one more paragraph and explain
why he believes these special provi
dences in these United States,
Palmer's speech was restored by
Providence as a result of prayer, by the
effect of mind on his vocal organs.
Note this: Palmer's tongue, palate and
throat had not been destroyed, other
wise this miraculous cure would never
have been reported. A dose of concen
trated lye taken by mistake, resulting
In the destruction of these organs,
would have completely rendered impos
sible this cure by prayer.
Providence has Implanted in the
minds of all a desire fo|? recreation.
Providence made a law many years ago
that causes steamboats to tilt over
when the load is all on one side. Provl-
ma
FREE!
Four Stales and Elevator 20 Rooms with Bath.
Newly Furnished Throughout.
Table Service the Best of AIL
$2JJ0—$2^0—$3.00
F.
Kihbt,
Qiulek Shlpmi
Satisfactory S
BRITTAIN & CO.,
Pay the Highest Cash Price for Hogs.
See Daily Markets in This Paper.
ANCHOR BRAND HAMS.
Rough, Sawed and Machine Dressed Stone.
J.D. Seeberger,
ESTIMATES FURNI8HED ON APPLICATION.
OFFICE IN FIDELITY BANK BUILDING..
COLD
STORAGE
PRODUCE
COMPANY
for» taw that aayt-
exactly howmany pounds steenrtwet tsSv
pier or driver bridge will bear.
man either fb Igtloranc'e or design adds
one ouncf to that number, the law of
gravity asserts lt|elf, whether men are
witnessing a baptism* %6if engaged ln
Sabbath denwratlon by asteamboat
ride. It is astonishing too# we can all
get together on these special provl
dences When we start out to agree.Sn si
Creator who has made all the laws that
govern this earth. And assuming that
the many million stars are all inhabited
and governed by-the same All-wise'
Power, it is so easy to claim they, too,
have the same special providences when
they wqrk along the same lines. The
writer has no doubt that speech Is re
stored by prayer,in the planet Mars,.. *!?-'$
Aisi
Excursion Tickets to the East.
will be* sold at special rates Via the
Pennsylvania Short Lines on account of
the receptions to Admiral Dewey. New
York tickets will be on sale Sept. 26, 27
and 28. Tickets to Washington will be
sold Sept. 80 and Oct. 1. Anybody may
take advantage of the reduced rates by
addressing M. R. Dering, A. G. P. Agt.,
248 South.Clark street, Chicago, for fur
ther information.
This little good advice*
Buy your Lumber of
C. R. HARPER & CO.
The people that brought you reasonable prices
and the up-town-yard.
103 SOUTH CENTER STREET. MARSHALLTOWN. IOWA.
Now one of the best equipped hotels in Iowa*
A. WILLIAMS,
MANAGER
Commencing August 20 we want all
WEALTHY APPLES we can get and
will pay the highest market price for
for them
Also SNOW APPLES later.
About September 15 we will want
your poultry, except gees:, and will pay
well for them.
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA.
Marshalltown Grocery Co.,
WHOLESALE GROCERS.
nts. 209 to dll
»rvlce Market Street,
(-Ml
Our Product is the Best.
President. Geo. A. Gkkgo, Vice-Pros, H, J. flows. Sec'y-Traa*
LE GRAND QUARRY CO.
CAPITAL, $125,000.00.
Wholesale
Iron, Steel, Nails, dan,
Wagon Stock, Axles, Fence Circular Saw* Tfancnf Stock*
,429-484 COURT AVENUE/ DES AOMES. IOWA.
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