Women Who Wear Well.
It Is astonishing how (rut a change a
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the appearancc and disposition of many
women. The freshness, the charm, the
brilliance vanish like the bloom from a
peach which is rudely handled. The
matron la only a dim shadow, a faint echo
of the charming maiden. There are two
reasons for this change, ignorance and
neglect. Few young women appreciate
the shock to the system through the
change which comes with marriage and
motherhood. Many neglect to deal with
the unpleasant pelvic drains and weak
nesses which too often come with mar
riage and motherhood, not understanding
that this secret drain Is robbing the cheek
of Its freshness and the form of its
At surely as the general health suffers
wben there is dgHuement of the health
of the delicate womwi^organs, so surely
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health theWe antMeFbv^tO^ce witness
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i'ivalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute*
The Best Move
You Can Make
When you want to keep
your home comfortable is
to order some good clean
West Va. Splint
You will find at
Brown Fuel and Linie
So. 3d Ave
REAL ESTATE AND AUCTIONEER
ftoom 15 Woodbury Bldg., Marshall
town, la., 'Phone 54.
I have all kinds of farms, city prop
erty and stocks of merchandise for sale
or exchange. A nice 80 in Butler coun
ty, Kans., to trade for good city prop
erty 160 acres in the famous Red river
valley, Polk county, Minnesota, want
city property or merchandise between
$2,000 and $3,000 stock merchan
dise, want Iowa land $17,000
stock of merchandise, first class, want
Iowa land $4,000 stock of merchandise, Charles Aldrieh.
want Iowa or Minnesota land. This is
only a few of the propositions I have
for sale or exchange. What have you
offer? Remember that I sell all
kinds of goods and property at auction.
Jt will pay you to make your dates
with ine. My terms are reasonable.
bealthy man with a bad heart and
A poor blood circulation?
Did you ever see a satisfactory heat
ing plant without a good boiler In
stalled to a proper system of piping? Cummins men won, and. of course, th
Dtd you ever hear a heating plant
pound? "That's heart disease, and your
boiler and piping must be made right
or the coal will flew into your boiler
as the dollars flow out of your pocket.
Consult P. W. Hecker, the plumber,
•team and gas fitter, at 28 South First
ftreet, Coulton old stand.
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CARNEGIE'S CURRENCY SCHEME.
Andrew Carnegie' has a currency
scheme, and it is a good one. Andrew
business judgment has been proved to
be good. His financial status and mo
tive in life at the present time puts
him above suspicion ol self-interest
temptations. He declares that the
American banking system is the worst
in the world, and in this lie has the
concurrence of the most eminent au
thorities on the subject. But starting'
with conditions so very bad, he would
not revolutionize the system at one
jump. He explains that all we need to
do now is to let go of our bond se
cured currency and get hold of a gold
secured currency. He would let go
gradually so as to scare no one, and as
fast as bonds were given up as securi
ty for note issues he would have the
law increase the percentage of bank
reserves held in gold coin. He points
out with force that in times ot" com
mercial panic and war the thing every
body seeks is gold, not bonds. He
would let the banks issue notes upon
their assets, partially at tirst, but grad
ually get away from bond security al
together, and increase the gold reserves
at the same rate bonds are given up.
The Carnegie scheme ought to com
mend Itself to a congressman.
A GOOD MAN GONE.
If any man was a part of Iowa, its
history and its development. Charles
Aldrieh was that man. His death re
moves another of the notable figures
the lessening number of
the men who have done their part in
the making of Iowa from a prairie ter
ritory into a magnificent agricultural
commonwealth and a leader among the
states in all that goes to create the true
greatness of a people and a nation.
He was a typical Iowa pioneer and
of the high type that has left its last
ing impress upon our institutions and
our laws and the common thought
fc.nd conviction of Iowa. Clean minded,
high of aim, possessed of a large men
tality. helpful, sincere, honest, and
without the greed that diverts energy
from its higher levels, Aldrieh has
served others more than himself. All
his life lie was a busy man. The rec
ord of his life is one of public service
and without a stain. This is a great
s.nd splendid statement to be made
with absolute truth above an open
What did he leave? Not much to be
devised by will
or expended upon
granite shafts rich with an adulation
too often undeserved but in the capi
tal city of Iowa a magnificent building
rears above its fellows monumental
of the life and services of Charles Aid
rich, father and curator of the histori
cal department and prime mover and
promoter of the splendid building that
houses it. While Iowa's historical
building stands, Aldrieh will have an
enduring monument. And the best of
all is that he was the type of man who
needs nor craves a monument.
Men wither and decay. A lifetime
is all too short for the work of a great
and sincere man. Old age comes and
the weakness of the shadow wherein
no man may labor. Then night and
the rest of the night. To have worked
while the light endured, to have kept
faith with mankind and one's own soul,
to leave behind that justification for
having lived that is voiced in the re
gret and sorrow of the living, is to
have lived and died well. So lived
GOOD AND THE CAUCUSES.
In resourcefulness the Cedar
ids Republican might be depended up
on to turn a complete summersault and
come up on its feet ready to take ad
vantage of any situation, no matter
how unexpected. For this reason, its
argument now that the defeat of pro
gressives in the Cedar Rapids cau
cuses was a vote against Good for con
gress, is not surprising. On the day of
the caucuses, when the result was un
certain and much at stake, the Repub
lican endorsed the county chairman's
manifesto that the congressional issue
was not involved. "Xo congressional
issue is involved in tonight's caucuses."
argued the Republican, with slug bead
and black type emphasis, and insisted
"Kvery well informed person knows
this. The congressional question will
come before the primaries in June. It
is not involved ill these caucuses."
The opposition, having no newspaper
thru which to reacU the public, it
might be presumed that I.inn county
voters were led by what tlie.v read in
their newspaper. But that was on
the day of the caucuses wh~n the re
sult was problematical. The antl-
Republican could not pass up its op
portunity to call it a Trewin victory as
well. "Kvery well Informed person'' i.s
expected to forget the counsel given
him the day before.
The result in Linn county affects the
congressional situation only to the ex-
BUSINESS AT LEADING POINTS.
Money is getting cheap, but factories
are running light, and wholesale prices
are at low levels, altho there seems to
be a good volume of sales being made.
From various parts of the country the
reports are as follows:
Chicago.—improved weather and re
moval of hindrances to movements of
freight and farm products permitted
more general activity, and trade is
wider in 1 eading lines of distribution.
Buyers from many sections crowd the
wholesale district, and there is an ac
tive demand for prompt shipment in
dry goods, ood products, furniture
and footwear, and shipping rooms are
busier now than at any time in the
past few months. Sales of millinery
and notions closely approach the ag
gregate at this time last year, and
there is less hesitancy in women's gar
ments and clothing than was felt in the
country demand during February. For
warding of merchandise to western
points is not so heavy as a year ago,
but the tonnage increases. Mercantile
collections reflect further ease in finan
cial conditions, and there is less anx
iety as to credits. March payments at
the banks swell the volume of clear
ings and brought a further release of
funds, but the offerings of choice com
mercial aper remain narrow, and
money is variously quoted, with the
prevailing rate per cent.
St. Louis.—Inward and outward
movements of merchandise show con
siderable improvement over January,
and in a great number of lines there
are gains over the corresponding
month last year. Out-of-town buy
ers are in 1 arge attendance and are
making fair purchases, and manufac
turers are increasing their output
steadily. Collections are only fair.
Business in flour is larger, with prices
firmer. Spot cotton is moderately ac
tive at a decline of %c. Lumber re
ceipts are increasing, and the demand
is improving, while prices are steady.
The demand for money is fair. Com
mercial paper is discounted at 5% to
6 per cent.
Philadelphia.—Jobbers of woolens
and wholesale dry goods houses report
a slight improvement in business, but
some grades of goods are difficult to
supply, commission houses and manu
facturers being unable to fill orders
promptly. Wholesale milliners are in
the midst of their spring opening, and
indications point to good business.
Manufacturers are still operating very
cautiously in wool and seeking conces
sions in prices fine staples are in
light supply and steadily held, but
clothing wools and the lower grades
of all descriptions are weak and unset
tled.t The textile industries are very
dull, and a large percentage of em
ployes are laid off. Manufacturers of
shirt waists and of cloaks, clothing and
suits are fairly active, but orders are
not up to the preceding year.
Boston.—The few changes reported
in trade conditions are favorable, a
slight improvement being apparent isi
tho volume of orders. In the matter of
prices, however, the situation is still
somewhat unsettled. Both raw ma
terials and manufactured articles are
moving at a considerable reduction in
some cases, but it is believed the bot
tom has been touched. Sales of wool
are a little larger, but prices are low
further material shrinkage is not ex
pected, tho the outlook is by no means
tent that it shows the standpatters to in excess of the samo time last year,
be on top in Linn county, the support- tho there are less future orders, but
ers of Trewin having presented him more for immediate shipment. The de
on a straight factional line-up. This
should be remembered, however: Mr.
Good is much more popular, person
ally, in Jjinn county than is Mr. Tre
win. He lias lived there since boy
hood, his record is so clean that no
fault can be found with it. Trewin
came to Cedar Kapids an alien, with
a corporation record in the Iowa leg
islature. and succeeded to the corpor
ation clients once retained by the late
Judge Hubbard, the political boss with
whom he had been identified in his
politics. He is not popular Cedar
Furthermore, caucuses are always
more representative of the leaders
than they are of public sentiment. As
a rule, the men who do the work to
get out the vote carry the caucuses,
while a majority in tho ward might be
against them if all the votes were
counted. In l^inn county the leaders,
the office holders, the county organiza
tion and the newspapers have all been
anti-Cummins. It is not strange that I !arg-\
they controlled their caucuses, and yet unusna
they seemed to have been given an quality, combinations
awful fright. There is nothing in the
situation that prejudices the chances
for Mr. Good. He will have more
votes in Cedar and Ben ton and Jones
than Trewin will set in Tama and
Grundy and Marshall, and he has an
even show to carry his own county in
spite of the factional line-up against
clear. Building materials are quiet, the on the delegations?"—Council Bluffs
demand for lumber being particularly Nonpareil.
reduced. Keports from the textile in- Because conventions controlled by
dustry arc still unsatisfactory, low
nrlces for cotton goods failing to stim
ulate trade. There is no improvement
to speak of in the market for men's
wear \vnins. a very small percentage
of the usual orders for heavy weight
fabric.-- Laving been placed notwith
standing the lateness of the season.
Dress goods mills, however, report a
fair volume of business. The money
market shows a tendency to ease, but
the demand is small at 4 to 4'i per
cent for call and &'.» to 6 per cent on
Kansas City.—Trade in most lines is
mand for corn tools is quite active and
cotton planter trade is also good. Win
ter wheat acreage in .southern sections
of tills district is light, which mcaiio
more corn, oats and cotton acreage.
Visitors who ave visited this market
lately are optimistic on crop and fruit
conditions at this time. Collections
are good and deposits hold up well.
Money is steady at to S per cent.
San Francisco.—Trade in both job
bing and retail lines is- quiet, to the
disappointment of those engaged, tho
the movement is usually light at this
season. There lias been quite an in
terval of dry weather in most sections
of the state, but with some showers in
sections where they were most needed.
Farm work of all kinds has been ac
tive. indications point to warmer
weather soon, which will be of benefit
to deciduous fruit trees. So far the
light frosts in some sections have re
sulted in no serious injury. Shipments
of citrus fruits overland continue
l'he orange crop has turned out
ly well, both in quantity and
that rarely go
together in any of tie crops. The oil
situation is in a better condition than
it was a year ago, yield and consump
tion being large and more evenly bal
anced. Kxport trade in February was
Topics of the Times
In spite of accidents in many direc
tions, the progressives still retain
about their relative strength witli the
line-up in l'JOti, and fifty-five out of
ninety-nine counties have held their
Presidential support of the Aldrieh
bill should not phase public criticism
of it. Strong and wise as the admin
istration is, it is not omniscient, and of
all the subjects upon which Mr. Roose
velt is least informed, finance takes
We have Lamonte Cowles conven
ing a rump convention of standpatters
in Des Moines county, and his brother.
Gardner Cowles, publishing a progres
sive newspaper at the capital of the
slate. Let's have harmony.
Mother (surprised)—"Why, Johnny,
how did you happen to get the merit
card for good behavior at school this
Small Johnny—"It was like this,
mamma. Harry Jones won it, and I
told him if lie didn't give it to me I'd
punch him."—Hebrew Standard.
Lafe made an awful face when he
had to take this from the Tat't Ohio
platform: "A revision of the tariff by
a special session of the next congress,
insuring the maintenance of the true
principal of protection by imposing
such customs duties as will equal the
difference between the cost of produc
tion at home and abroad, together
with a reasonable profit, to the end
that without excessive duties, Ameri
can manufacturers, farmers, producers
and wage earners may have adequate
When you miss your paper, why do
you kick? Because you want to read
the news and so does everybody else.
Are you publishing the news about
your own business and the things you
have to sell?
I heard a story lately of a High
lander who had been persuaded to buy
a ticket for a raffle. He won the first
prize, a bicycle, but on being told of
his good fortune, instead of hugging
himself with delight, he said: "Weel,
that's just ma luck, buying two tick
ets whan yin wad 'a' done. It's jist a
saxpence wasted."—Dundee People's
For a time it looked as tho the hor
rible example would fail us, but Bur
lington has produced it. Those who
still kick about a primary should view
the riot and double convention in Des
Moines county and approximate the
harmony there is in it.
Of the fifty-four county conventions
held, half have been southern Iowa
counties, and half northern Iowa coun
ties. In 1906 the fifty-four counties
gave a majority of thirty delegates for
Perkins, and this year they give a ma
jority of forty-four delegates for Alli
son. At that rate the state over, the
progressives will control the delegate
Because of the confiscatory nature
of the 2-ccnt fare law. the transconti
nental roads have decided to compete
lor Denver business this summer at
excursion rates of I Vi- cents per mile.
Was this automobile race started to
show us how bad our roads are?
"If the March 18 republican state
conveniion is unimportant so far as
tile senatorial fight is concerned, why
are the friends of Cummins making
such a strenuous light in the county
conventions to secure representation
the reactionaries invariably adopt re
oiutions for Allison when the senator
ial candidacy is a matter for the pri
maries in June. It would not do i.j
let the whole state go by default and
have the result used falsely iu the ur.
There are not many men In the con
sular service of the L'nited Slates who
have traveled more extensively than J.
Martin Miller, wiio recently resigned
the consulship at Reims, France, on the
ground that the salary attached to the
post was inadequate Before entering
the service, Mr. Miller had a varied
experience as a newspaper correspond-
"IT'S AN ILL WIND
rut. and he has vNited nearly every
country in the world, lie showed much
activity and intellgence in the reports
furnished to the government during
his period of office. There is some
ground for believing that congress may
take note of the condition to which Mr.
Miller's resignation called attention,
and sanction a more liberal exploita
tion of the district in which he
stationed. Secretary Root lias asked
the house committee on foreign affairs
to add $225,000 to the annual appropri
ation for consular expenses, to enable
consuls to live better and spend more
on trade investigations.
It costs nearly as much to pay the
salaries of the municipal servants of
New York city as it does to support
the entire army of the United States.
The salaries amount close to $70,000,
Conditions at the school house which
burned in Cleveland were not very
much different from those that exist at
every ward school in the United States.
The fire got started and a panic cn
The fire got started and a panic fol
lowed. The same could happen any
where else. These are the chances we
The Bank of Kngland's interest rate
has been reduced from 4 to per
cent, which means that money is plen
tiful and cheap. The merchant who
fails to discount his bills can't blame
the local banks for it any longer.
IOWA OPINIONS AND NOTES.
The. Hampton Chronicle says that
"it is generally believed that the man
who receives the largest number of
votes will be readily given the nomi
nation by the convention, even if ho
does not receive the required thirty
live per cent."
"Those who opposed the passage of
a primary law predicted that its pro
visions would be so onerous that no
one would want to undertake the task
of being a candidate for office. In the
light of present day events the fear
was not justified. Judging from the
number of petitions being circulated
it appears there will be no difficulty
filling all the offices worth having,"
concludes the Tipton Advertiser.
The Monticeilo Express has heard
that "the liquor interests arc forming a
federation with headquarters at Chica
go to fight prohibition, high license,
local option and everything else hostile
to the saloon," and it is led to belie\
"such an organization, rightly pushed,
will help along the cause of temper
ance by lining up all the enemies of
Ask the Rockwell City Advocate:
"Which, Allison or Cummins, in their
public utterances has shown himself to
be nearest in accord with the expressed
views o£ Secretary Tafit upon questions
of public policy? A settlement of that
question might throw some light up
on the other much discussed question
of who really at heart are the Taft
men in Iowa, the progressives or the
"Albert B. Cummins has been attor
ney for the people of Iowa for the
past six years in the cases of the
state vs. the corporations. And all
the calumny and vituperation of a
disgruntled and prejudiced opposi
tion, pampered, cultivated and fostered
by corporation funds cannot conceal
the fact that his work has been more
effective for the people than that of
any of his predecessors. That is why it
is desired that he take the case to the
supreme court," argues the Glidden
The coordination of religion and
economics is thus expressed by the
Shenandoah Sentinel Pont: "I do not
think much of the religion of a man
who makes loud prayers and gi\e~
tearful testimony in church and does
not make an effort to pay his grocery
bills or his coal bill or the subscription
for his newspaper."
To Fit the Crime.
"1 r-ckon I'm guilty. honor,"
snuffed the leathery faced old \aga
bond. who had been run in for drunk
enness and general worihlessness, "but
it ain't my fault.'
"Whose fault is it!" inquired the
"It's the fault of my brother-in-law
an' my sister-in-law. I hey won let
me live with 'em any more. When aj
feller's in-laws goes back on "iin y'r
honor, lie cain't help beiu a outlaw.
"Six months in the workhouse,"
roared the police justice.
A Fortunate Texan.
E. W. Goodloe, Dallas, Texas, found
a sure cure for marlaria and biliousness
in Dr. King's New Pills. l!ic. Ale
Bride & Will Drug
Kessler in St. Louis Republic.
WI LAT IS A llKSKRVE?
When a thrifty farmer keeps corn
in the crib, grain in the bin from one
crop to another.' he may be said to be
holding a reserve. When the prudent
house holder fills a woodshed or a. coal
bin with fuel which he does not need. I
is he not holding a reserve? Xow I
wherein do the bank reserves differ
from those mentioned above? Are thev
not supplies to be drawn upon when
ever necessity demands? If so, why is
so much importance attached ito the
statement, "The bank reserves are be
low a certain point?" The Observer
would like to have some expression on
tliis subject from its readers.
$•100 FOR ONE SPREE.
(Coon Rapids Enterprise.)
A highway robbery is a rare thing
for Coon Rapids, but the (town had om
Monday evening near the telephone
office. A farmer from Dedham had
brought about $400 worth of hogs to
•town and got his check cashed. Then
he proceeded to fill up on booze. Two
others, young men. also went the
rounds with lvim, filling up but appar
ently not quite so full. About mid
night. when the three were together,
the two young fellows decided to make
a haul. One held the farmer while
the other, according to the farmer's
story, rifled his pockets, taking about
$375. The young fellows were not to
be found Tuesday, giving color to the
farmer's charge that they robbed him.
The farmer, however, continued his
boozing and It appears did not report
his loss until about Tuesday noon, 2-1
hours after the alleged holdup. The
officers are trying to locate the accused
and will no doubt sooner or later find
them. Whether, if found, a.
could be made out against them, is
doubtful. No one seems to have seen
the alleged robbery. The farmer
might be thought too drunk at th?
time of the holdup to he able to posi
tively identify the parties, nnd the
accused of course would denv fh"
charge. The moral 'to this is: Don't
Tot S*oos Lef icla+ion.
The official business of the speaker
of the house of representatives was
suspended for fifteen minutes recently,
and anxious statesmen had to cool
their heetls in the hall while "Uncle
Joe" entertained little Miss Pauline
Douthitt, 8 years old, of Springfield,
The speaker was busy at his desk
o'clock in the afternoon, and
Neyle. the messenger, was asleep at
the switch when the door of "Uncle
Joe's" private sanctum opened and a
petite young lady entered the room.
Dignified and important lawmakers
have to send t'heir cards, but Miss
Pauline did not observe that formal
ity. Mr. Cannon looked up in aston
"Are you Uncle Joe!" asked the little
"That is what some of the boys call
me," said the speaker.
"Well," continued Miss Pauline, "I
want to see you—I want to see what
you look like. My mamma and papa
would not bring me down here, so I
fooled them and ran away. I am from
"Great goodness, child, you did not
come all the way from Illinois to see
me, did you? Why your daddy will be
scared to death if you have run away
"Oh. they are at the RaJeig.h hotel. I
will get back by the time they miss
me. I just could not help coming to
Speaker Cannon blushed and looked
ns pleased as a boy with a new sled.
He put Miss Pauline in the chair of
honor and found her as bright and
sharp as a pin. She told ihim she
Appetite for Crabs
THE codfish has an enormous appetite
for shell-fish, crabs and lobsters.
He eats them alive and he eats them
raw. He eats them all without in
digestion and grows fat. He has a
The oil from the cod's liver makes
A natural power to digest and to
produce flesh is in every spoonful.
This power means new vigor and new I
flesh for those who suffer from wasting
All DnifgbU We. and $1.00
wanted him to be president, and talked
politics like a real congressman.
"By jingo," declared the speaker,
"you arc the brightest (little girl I ever
saw. ltusbey, hand be one of my pho
tographs—one of the big 'ones." And
then the speaker wrote at the bottom
An Up to
Copyright, 1908. by George W. Payne Son. Carthitfe. III.
l3« 1% iSfgi
Fill ST LOO It PLAN* SECOND FLOOR PLAN.
This picturesque cottage Is the residence of J. S. Crilly of Blaine, Wash.
It cost ?2,Q00 under somewhat more favorable conditions than those that
now prevail. No cellar is provided in the design, but It may easily be added
if one cares to undergo the additional expense. The outside walls of the first
story are sided. The second story and roof are shingled. The interior Is
of the picture: "From 'Uncle Joe' .to
Miss Pauline tied up the transaction
of business for a quarter of an hour,
and tiiic committee on rules had to
wait. Then a messenger escorted iier
back to the hotel.
t'"ti"-o| finished pine. CIEO. W. PAYNE & SON.
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Oranzts art prescribed by pkyiiciani tor thsir Untie vmlmt—as an aid to dtgctlion,
and because of their laxative action, ther give bmhutc* to any meal.
California Navel Oranges are Seediest
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