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TH£ PROGRESSIVE PARTY.
Accept it that the republican party
is the progressive party. All republic
ans are progressive. Iet ttiere be no
more talk of "real" republicans, or of
"stalwart" republicans, or of ".stancl
pat" republicans, or of "Oyster Ba
republicans. Tho^e who have at differ
ent times so proudly worn one or the
other of these familiar tags have re
cently been trying very har.1 to forget
that they ever were .tagged.
All republicans are progressive re
publicans this year. Some of them have
been progressive republicans for a good
while. Some were never anything else
than progressive. Now they are all just
plain republicans.
President Roosevelt Is a plain repub
lican who is proud of the fact that he
belongs to a progressive parly. His
leadership in the progressive procession
has come about quite naturally and
logically.
Gov. Cummins Is a republican. He
has never been other than a republic
an. He has toeon a republican all the
while. He was a republican when he
Tiade a gallant fight for sound money
ii St. TJOuIs and later when he did
more than his share toward electing
McKInley. He was a republican every
uir of the time he has been making
te tight for a republican revision of
the tariff.
Lieutenant Governor Warren Garst,
who commenced fifteen veal's ago to
tight for all that is best in Iowa leg-
!*l
ttion and who has left his imprint
•n every stretch of the pathway of
-)£!•(.««, is a republican and has never
•••en other.
Speaker George Clarke is just a plain
.-. publican, a republican who never
wore a tag, who never posed as some
special brand different from the major
ity. Mr. Clarke has had no small part
in the splendid progress of his party
In Iowa.
Attorney General Byers, Secretary of
State Hayward. Senator Frank Hop
kins and others who stand before the
people as candidates this year are all
republicans who believe in progress and
who have a considerable part to play
in making theirs a progressive party.
None of these men need any distin
guishing marks. They are republicans,
that is enough.
REFUSES TO *E REJUVENATED.
Hope of winning an eleetion is eternal
in the breast of the average Iowa dem
ocrat. The little family quarrel disturb
ing the opposition party during the
pa«t few years has stimulated that
hope. The Cedar Rapids convention
held this week was promoted by the
party bosses with the idea of holding
every party voter in line and possibly
profiting by dissension In the ranks of
the republicans. It was proposed to
make it a great convention. In point of
attendance and speech making it was a
great gathering. It was controlled by
the younger element dominating the
party in Iowa since 189G when Bryan
ism and free silver were discussed by
every curbstone politician. Delegates
from every county in the state assem
bled. They talked much, strongly en
dorsed Bryan, quarreled, passed res
olutions 2,800 words in length, turned
down Charley Miller and Jim Weaver,
and adjourned.
Nothing the convention did created
alarm among a somewhat divided op
position which will later unite in sup
port of Its primary nominees. In fact
.the convention revealed dissensions
among the followers of Bryan. The
ghost of the liquor question bobbed up
to plague democrats as It once dis
turbed republicans. T.he gathering de
veloped opposition to the venerable Jim
•Weaver by those friendly to the liquor
interests. .He was turned down for del
egate-at-large, then hurled defiance at
those who encompassed his defeat by
announcing that he would be a candi
date before the primaries for the dem
ccrattc nomination for governor. .Tohn
Dennison, who hails from a river city,
is also a candidate for this office. Thus
the democratic party of Iowa has trou
bles of its own.
Aside from its verbosity, the plat
form adopted is peculiar. Instead of the
usual democratic Job of skinning the
republicans, the resolutions, in the hope
that reaction will dominate republican
nominations approve the work of Roose
velt and Cummins in their administra
tion of national and state affairs. The
platform rejoices in the moral awaken
ing in the nation—an awakening, by
the way. inspired by the present oc
cupant of the White House. It approves
the "square deal"—another Roosevelt
CASTOR IA
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
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principle. The pla.tform rejoices in the
enactment of legislation that secured
lower railroad fares and the abolition
of the railway pass—laws secured In
Iowa liv Governor Cummins nnd his
legislative friends. Tt declares for elec
tion of United States senators by pop
ular vote—a system practically secured
thru "t110 enactment of the primary law
I In- Cummins and his followers.
The platform favors arbitration of
labor disputes—a system practiced by
Roosevelt. Hope is expressed for tin
speedy completion of the Panama canal
—an undertaking fathered by the re
publican party in the face of demo
cratic opposition. The platform con
demns gambling in grains—{in evil
which a republican president and con
gress now have under investigation
and propose to remedy.
Little was found in republican
policies and «cts to be condemned. In
fact, tho convention delegates went
home with much less enthusiasm than
tliev took with them to Cedar Rapids,
and the attempted rejuvenation of the
party seems to have been a flat failure.
KENTUCKY'S TOBACCO WAR.
We arc told that the war is over in
Kentucky, that an agreement has been
reached by the high contracting par
ties, and the night riders will no more
rnam the land. One of the latest re
ports was that this week the "riders"
have ibeen riding again. Monday night
they rode into Birmingham. Marshall
county, and Brooksville, Bracken county
At:
Birmingham, they shot an aged ne
gro, his wife, his three children and a
grandchild It is thought the grand
child and grandfather will die. They
fired into other cabins, wounding in
mates, and whipped a number of black
men "unmercifully." At Brooksville
they contented themselves with burn
ing 40.000 pounds of non-union tobac
co. In the small hours of Wednesday
they rode again it was New liberty,
Owen county, 4hat received their visit.
They burned two tobacco barns, con
taining about 20,000 pounds of the non
union product. They shattered a num
ber of store windows and dwelling
house windows with ^bullets, but, ap
parently, did not shoot to kill.
While these citizens of Kentucky
were using an armed force to bring
an end to what they considered an out
rage on the part of the tobacco trust,
and while they may now claim that
they have won out, they have little or
no Jdea of the Irreparable damage to
the fair fame of the commonwealth of
Kentucky this campaign of the night
rioers has caused. Here is a state al
most a paradise in soil, climate and all
that goes to make life worth living.
But these men have said to the world,
"We arc a class of citizens who be
lieve in taking mob law measures to
carry out our ends. We are willing to
kill, tburn and terrorize to try to in
crease the value of our soil products.
The laws were made for ordinary af
fairs. Our demands can only be en
forced by the bullet, the torch and the
whip." And the world heard and saw
all this. Would-be citizens stop short
or travel further. Land investors do
not invest in a state where a crop is
permitted or prevented by a mob. Peo
ple of wealth do not seek or make
homes where the incendiary destroys,
with the connivance of "leading citi
zens." Business men do not seek places
for new enterprises where bullets
smash windows. Missouri harbored
and .sentimentally encouraged the
James and Younger brothers for sev
eral years. It will be many generations
before they fully recover from the ad
vertisement they gave to the world.
Other dark spots blemish the face of
Kentucky, but none so black as that of
the night riders. "Night riders" and
"Ku Klux Klans" are now synonymous
terms.
Topics of the Times
That which seems to annoy a whole
lot of politicians more than anything
else Is the thought that possibly or
some how President Roosevelt may be
re-elected. They are so nervous over it
that they are ready to all but insult the
president when the matter is suggested.
Down in the vicinity of Des Moines
there is evidence of a new outbreak of
antt-Cumminsism due to announcement
that Captain Hull is not going to be
permitted to remain in congress until
the Des Moines river is made
navigable. This latter has been
verj' dear to the heart of the
doughty captain and it is prom
ised that if he is left in congress long
enough he will at least get the river
surveyed. But the moment it is sug
gested that somebody else mry be com
petent to represent the republicans of
tho capital district there is immediate
onslaught on the governor of Iowa. As
a matter of fact the governor of Iowa
can not and would not if he could, con
trol the voters of the Seventh district.
There is nothing seriously wrong in
giving the voters a chance to decide
between good men.
Some of the standpatters would like
to become forgetters. In fact forgetters
is a better name, and more appropri
ate.
What has become of the old fash
ioned standpatter who insisted that
"tariff ripping" hv repuolicans wmld
be as bail a* "tariff ripping" by dem
ocrats and either as bad-after eleetion
as before?
A large number of cities and towns
are Just now being cited as examples
of the curse or blessing of the licensed
saloon system, by agitators of the
liquor question. Any prosperous saloon
town or any dry town that lias failed
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Ttmes-H^itbTinm, marstellkwnt, Jam attach 28 19C8
to show evidence of recent growth fur
nishes an illustration for t.he saloon
men or where conditions are reversed
tho antis tlnd an opportunity to prove
their contention.
The trouble over the saloons In Dav
enport was started in the: interest of
tho Allison candidacy. Now the Allison
crowd Is trying tx stop the trouble.
9 9
The doing away of partisan politics
In city elections does not necessarily
result in the abolishment of the ward
heeler, curt) orator and campaign liar.
Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderhilt has left
Newport, taking with her bag and bag
gage. Result—much gossip in Newport
and large, glaring headlines in the yel
low press.
The president has demanded tariff
revision. It is said that during the
reading of the president's latest mes
sage on the subject Speaker Cannon,
for the first time in his life, let his
cigar go out.
The more one sees of the democratic:
party the more one is constrained to
believe that it got Its political educa
tion thru a correspondence course.
Admiral "Bob" Evans has purchased
a southern California home. A farm Js
a mighty bad place for a man with
rheumatism in both legs, as experience
with the hired man will show.
'•?,•"•• Vs
Our battleship fleet will stop at Ja
pan and China on the way .home just
to show that no coldness exists.
The Bremer county authorities are
trying to dispose of tho gallows on
which murderer Busse wasn't hanged.
Are not the republicans of Illinois
somewhat inconsistent in adopting a
strong tariff revision platform and at
the same time endorsing Cannon for
president? The two do not mix well.
It required twenty-eight hundred
words for the Iowa democrats to con
fuse the voters on the real issues. Aside
from the endorsement of Bryan and th:i
stand on the tariff Issue, the platform
is largely commendatory of laws en
acted by the republican party.
I've got a birthday surprise for your
mother," said Mr. Kidder, winking at
his marriageable daughter. "I'm going
to give her a new spoonholder."
"A new spoonholder?" queried the
dear girl.
"Yes, a new parlor sofa."—Philadel
phia Press.
IOWA OPINIONS AND NOTES
"The husbandman is getting ready
to gamble with the soil to determine
as to whether he will raise fifty or one
hundred bushels of corn to the acre,"
remarks the Baxter New-Era.
The Cedar Rapids Republican ob
serves that "the democrats this year
are holding their conventions and the
hopes that always stir the democrats
—the hope of a victory at last."
"It Is to be sincerely hoped that the
primaries will see the end of faction
alism In Iowa," says the Manson Jour
nal.
"We as much need government con
trol of all public utilities to protect us
from internal enemies as we do an
army and navy, to protect us from in
cursions of those from across the seas,"
Insists the Eldora Ledger.
"If Allison is entitled to remain in
congress for life because he has done
something in time past, why not give
Roosevelt a life lease?" asks the Grun
dy Republican. "When it comes to do
ing things Roosevelt has done more in
any one month he has been president
than Allison has done in forty years."
The Mitchell Countv Press notices
that "the standpat press of the state
have raised a great howl about an in
crease of a fraction of a mill in the
state levy during the present adminis
tration, but have nothing at all to say
about an increase of half a billion dol
lars a year in public expenditures since
Mr. Allison became a member of that
committee."
"The people of Iowa will probably
vote as they see fit at the primaries
without the aid or consent of the re
publican state convention which or
dered them to vote for Allison." says
the Webster City Freeman-Tribune.
The Waterloo Reporter can see that
"the greatest drawback In most of the
road districts Is placing the superin
tendence of the road work in the hands
of men who have not the time to do the
work or see that it Is done at the
propter time."
Looker-On In Iowa
Grinnell, March 28.—The writer has
recently put in nearly two weeks of
time around this city, and while
Poweshiek county Is not the whole of
the Sixth congressional district, no
other,, county has more influence in the
nomination and election of a congress
man. At the present time as every
one knows, this district Is represented
in congress by a democrat a very good
man, but entirely out of place in a
district having several thousand re
publican majority. What follows is by
no means this scribe's personal opin
ion. In Poweshiek county there Is quite
a general feeling that a get-to-gether
club should be formed that the words
standpatter and progressive be dropped
from the revised political dictionary
that there is some one in the Sixth
district that can tie nominated and
elected as a republican, neither as
standpatter nor progressive that
neither of the two prominent, candi
dates can he elected If either is nom
inated is quite generaly admitted. A
suggestion has been made that a con
ference of equal numbers of former
standpatters and progressives, say ten
prominent republicans from each coun
ty in the district, get together In the
near future and see if some man cannot
be recommended to the voters, that will
secure a majority of republican votes.
It Is quite generally talked In sev
eral towns In Poweshiek county that
the present candidate for state repre
sentative from Poweshiek county is on
record as saying he will, If elected, cast
his vote for U. S. senator for the can
didate having the largest number of
votes in tiie county. Mentioning this
to Editor Ray of the Ilerald, he said
in substance: "The report is a false
one. Mr. Grler lias assured mo per
sonally, that if elected lie will cast his
vote for the one having tho largest
number of votes in the state. Further
more Mr. Kay was emphatic in declar
ing that the primary law was a. state,
not county primary law, and tlrat tho
Herald would not support a candidate
taking the 'county' view."
Readers of this column are aware
that no attempt has ever been made
herein to "taffy" the Herald. On the
contrary, a stern sense of duty has
more than once compelled this scribe
to take it to task for grievous sins,
both of omission and commission. But
now, in all seriousness, it can be said,
if the anti-Cummins wing of the re
publican party tho state over will tako
the position of the editors of the Her
ald, and stick to It, there will soon be a
united republican party in Iowa. They
accept with no mental reservations the
revised platform as written and read
by Mr. l.acev. They will support sin
cerely, if
not
cordially, Mr. Cummins
for United Statos senator if he receives
a majority preference of voles the
slate over. They only ask a like sen
timent and action on the part of Mr.
Cummins' friends.
In Lynnville last year iwo fruit
growers, Messrs. Allee and Rate!iff,
saved their peach crop by "smudge"
(Ires. This when a killing frost com
pletely destroyed the crop of some of
their neighbors. Altho they had to
stay up nearly all night on two or
three occasions, when the thermometer
was going down to the danger point,
still it paid well, for the expense of
sinudge Is almost nothing, and some
men sit up all night to play poker and
have nothing to show for it. These
men built their smudge fires In their
peach orchard where the heat and
smoke would be carried by the breeze
all thru the peach trees. Just now
again out fruit crop is in danger. What
will save a peach crop will do the
same for ail other fruit, strawberries
possibly being an exception. Why not
save the whole fruit crop of Iowa in
1908? Why not have smudge fires all
over Iowa in the near future nights
when Jack Frost works his grudge
against us?
Here's another fruit story. This
time from Grundy Center. Mr. J. C.
Bourne, an old timer and an old sol
dier, has for a life long friend Mr.
E. W. Reynolds, another old soldier,
spending the winter in California. Mr.
Reynolds writes his friend that he has
sent him a box of oranges right fresh
from the trees and to pass them
around. Mr. Bourne at once thinks of
the next G. A. R. meeting and what
a feast they will have. Mr. Bourne la
anxious to have these oranges arrive
In good condition and asks the ex
press agent to be sure and bring the
box In by the fire If they arrive on the
night train. Must not be frost bitten.
The box of oranges arrived on the day
of the meeting of the G. A. R., but
they came by mail in a box four by
six Inches. They were real ripe, per
fect dwarf oranges about the size of
marbles. It seems they make a busl
iness of raising these dwarfs for just
such occasions. To this should be added
the G. A. R. boys had an orange feast
that night, and also that one of the
grocery stores In Grundy Center sold
a whole box to one man on that day,
and Anally that there Is a warm re
ception awaiting Mr. Reynolds on his
return.
Iowa Newspapers
THE SINGLE COUNT.
(Mason City Times-Herald.)
Tho only charge that is made against
Governor Cummins that can hold is
that he has been persistent in seeking
a place in the senate of the United
States. Yet this comes with poor
grace from those who seek to re-elect
a man who seeks a 42-year tenure in
congress. Even in supporting Tat't
they are favoring a man who has ob
tained and held public office since
18b3.
A TIMELY INQUIRY.
(Scranton Journal.)
Will some of Senator Allison's sup
porters please inform the public thru
the columns of The Journal how the
senator stands on our statewide pri
mary law? The law compelling the
railroads within the state to carry pas
sengers at a rate of two cents a mile?
And the law abolishing the free rail
road passes within the state? These are
important questions and It is the peo
ple's right to know how every public
servant stands in regard to those
measures.
TARIFF AND TRUSTS.
(Webster City Freeman-Tribune.)
If we had full and free competition,
it would make no difference how high
the tariff might be, as competition
would insure fair prices and prevent
extortion. Let the tariff be placed at
the point of protection—recognizing
the difference in the cost of produc
tion in this and other countries—then
if the manufacturers undertake to de
mand unjust tribute from the con
sumer he will invito foreign competi
tion. If he proceeds fairly he will have
ample protection, but when he under
takes to reap unjust advantage from
the policy of protection which the peo
ple of this country are ready to grant
him, he is violating their confidence,
and ought to be shorn of such power.
MUST FURNISH THE PROOF.
(Odebolt Chronicle.)
The supreme court has held that a
federal court has a right to pass upon
the reasonableness of railroad rates
established by state commissions. We
have never doubted that such would
be the view taken by the court. It
does not follow, however, that the fed
eral courts will hold rates unreason
able upon the mere allegation of a
railroad company. Whether a rate is
confiscatory or not, can be determined
only upon the facts bearing on the
case and the burden of proof will be
on every railroad which goes into
court
A severe cold that may develop into
pneumonia over night, can be cured
quickly by taking Foley's Honey and
Tar. It will cure the most obstin
ate racking cough and strengthen your
lungs. The genuine Is in a yellow
package. McBride & "Will Drug Co.
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For Sunday Reading
All Sorts of Opinions
Insanity and Religion.
It is often alleged that mental dis
orders proceed In many eases from the
Influence of religion. Unfriendly critics,
says a writer in the Pittsburg Chris
llan Advocate, "and especially those of
the materialistic school, assert
that religion arouses the foirs, excites
the sensibilities, and unsettles the rea- I
son." A late issue of The Western
Christian Advocate has an article by
David Starr Jordan, of Columbus, who
quotes statements made by l)r. A. I!.
Richardson, for many years in charge
of Institutions for the insane, the last
being tho United States Hospital at
Washington. He replies thus to Dr.
Jordan's Inquiry about the amount of
insanity In his institutions attributable
to religion:
"You have asked me a very easy
question. 1 have tested that matter
thoroughly. There are only two pa
tients in this hospital whose Insanity
has any relation to religion, and I
think, from their predisposition to in
sanity, that they would probably have
become insane on some other subject,
if they had not on religion. Now, if
you had asked me how many people
In Ohio arc kept by religion from in
sanity and out of these hospitals, you
would have given me a question hard
to answer, for they are a multitude.
The good cheer, bright hopes, rich
consolations, good tempers, regular
habits, and glad songs of religion arc
such an antidote for the causes of in
sanity that thousands of people in
Ohio are preserved from Insanity by
them. But for the heneflclent influ
ence of religion, Ohio would have to
double the capacity of her hospitals
In order to accommodate her insane
patients." ,,
The Christian Socialist.
The mass of humble believers inter
pret the conception of the "Son of God
—the Man of Sorrows"—says Mr.
Whlteing, as "the great oomrade who
tried to get lowly and foolish and
baffled people righted, and died for tt
—worse lurk." But such a one, he
maintains, "they don't find In the ex
isting systems." The composite per
sonality of the Son of God—the Second
Person of the Trinity—"all that 'the
church' holds most dear," "leaves them
quite mystified and. I must say It,
quite cold." Mr. Whlteing goes on
"One day I ventured to call a Hyde
Park orator a Christian Socialist by
way of compliment, but he flew Into a
great rage. "Nothing of that sort, If
you please—a Socialist Christian, at
the best. Don't put the cart before the
horse.' He meant that the Socialism
was the touchstone, not the Christian
ity, as they understand It in the
churches now. You could not be a
Socialist without being a Christian,
whether you knew it or not. You might
erislly think yourself a Christian with
out being the other thing, and the So
cialism was the root of the matter.
Just that and nothing more.
"The Image of the Christ in the
popular mind Is that of one who came
to bring more happiness in this world
to poor men and women beaten in the
struggle—materia] happiness. Do not
be In any doubt about that—a more
equal distribution of right-down
pounds, shillings, and pence, the sec
ond loaf in the cupboard, good shoes
and stockings for all the children, and
the Sunday suit for all.
"What they think, what they say.
when they are able to say it, is that
the rich people and the theologians
between them, often working hand in
hand, have "nobbled" the churches, and
made their symbolic cup a mere opiate
for hard luck, instead of the healing
draft. The parsons are paid to keep
people quiet, that is the ruling idea.
They can not get their money for cur
rent expenses without the rich, and so
getting it, of course, they preach the
rich man's creed.
"The attempt to substitute feasts,
fasts, and festivals of the church for all
this, with elaborate processions, will,
historically, I feel convinced, mark the
end of the present religious system.
Let our Anglican revivalists just try
to recognize how a poor, dim creature,
born into everlasting short-commons,
without- volition or vocation, stands
apart from all that, and sees nothing In
it but embroidered garments and fu
tile excitements about Quinquagesima
Sunday and other functions with Ion*
names that touch him no more than a
birthday at court!
"Believe me, as I once ventured to
say, people !n West Ham look on your
ecclesiastical anchorites as mere "am
mytures' In the artistry of privation,
with the sacred Institution ever behind
Basass^^assaE^
Absolutely
Pure
From Grapes,
the most healthful
of fruits, comes the
chief ingredient of
them as an ark of refuge to save them
from the worst. Be out of work for
six weeks, and out of earnings that
never rise to more than the docker's
tanner, and see what you'll think of
St. Francis and his flirtation with the
lady of poverty then.
"No, no, 'Here and now.' That Is
how the church began. The clever fel
lows got hold of it as a going con
cern, 'imperlalized' It, and so started
to make it pretty much what it is to
day. Charity Is still its abortive mes
sage justice Is what the others want."
Against Paid Music in Churches.
Spending money for special attrac
tions, such as music particularly,
seems a mistake in our church econo
my to Dr. Charles M. Sheldon, of To
peka, Kas. Money has been spent for
singing and playing, he declares,
which might better have been used
for missionary purposes. In Tho Con
gregatlonallst he gives these views of
misdirected money power:
"I see no reason myself why the fin
est singer or player in the parish
should receive compensation for serv
ice rendered any more than the best
teachers in the parish should receive
money -for leaching in the Sunday
school. I have in my parish a man
who is a graduate of one of the Ibest
colleges in this country, who spent
very many years in acquiring his edu
cation, who is a thorough scholar and
a splendid teacher. He has a Bible
class in my Sunday school. I do not
think the thought of compensation for
teaching that class ever entered his
head. He is giving, however, out of
the ripeness of his knowledge what it
cost him many years and many hun
dreds of dollars to acquire. If he does
not expect anything for his service to
the church, which ho gives as service,
why should the man or woman who
has spent years acquiring a musical
education in learning to play or sing
expect money compensation for It?
"I have always felt somewhat proud
of the fact, I hope In aright way, that
ifi our average church for eighteen
years we have never paid a cent for
the service of musicians, either for
playing or singing, accenting what was
offered as service and very many times
It has been of the very best that the
parish afforded. I know of a church
which has in its parish one of the fin
est lawyers in the state, and whenever
that church wants a public address or
an Inspiring talk to its young men it
calls upon this member of the church
for service. He does not ask for pay,
altho he clan get the highest price in
the lecture Aeld when he goes out to
give a public lecture. I think the more
we dignify the service In the church
by drawing into It the finest talent
we possess, and offer It as service, we
Increase the church's efficiency, and
very often the money that Is spent
for musical service or for flowers or
decorations could better he used. It
seems to me, directly In doing mission
ary work or in adding to the real ef
fectiveness of the ohurch In ways
where the money is more needed.
"I hope I shall not be misunderstood
In all this. What I mea.n Is that the
church has a right to the Anest serv
ice 'that can tie rendered it by its mem
bers. There Is no man or woman so
talented or so gifted 1n the parish that
he ought not to feel that the finest he
has can and should he offered upon
the altar of religion."
v.j-r Her Choosing.
'The following conversation was heard
at a breakfast table between a moth
er and a small child.
The (mother in question was repri
manding her daughter for speaking un
kindly of her father.
"You never heard me speak In such
a disrespectful tone of your father?"
she continued.
"Well, mamma, hut you choosed him,
I didn't."
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of Tartar
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Lucas County.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that ho
is senior partner of the Arm of F. J.
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said, and that said Arm will pay the
sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
for each and every case of Catarrh that
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Catarrh Cure. FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D., 1886.
[SEAL.] A. W. GLEASON,
Notary Public.
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Take Hall's Family Fills for consti
pation.
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B. Spiegel, 1204 N. Virginia St., Ev
ansville, Ind., writes: "For over Ave
years I was troubled with kidney and
bladder affections which caused me
much pain and worry. I lost flesh and
was all run down, and a year ago had
to abandon work entirely. I had three
of the best physicians wtio did me
no good and I was practicably given
up to die. Foley's Kidney Cure was"
recommended and the Arst bottle gave
me great relief, and after talcing the
second bottle I was entirely coured." I
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What to Do With Her.
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It means that a permanent invita
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