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hat isla- aday, ourler n, one ndable /n has politics special at the -4 and his interest His ac affairs in ||i big ad prrespond- *airness in sal topics a kind that who read the coming will furnish ers and dis ery day and I jer may feel are getting from Des Service will be !-§'pt as can be pushed in the .11, will be fair warped -by feeling. For practices the ins are for the of nothing of a question, ideal, religious, jj not real news in news col- of the Iowa leg ,|usual interest in characterised by iportant subjects, id" to its readers ce. THEORY. spaper editor jhaa reputation for up to worry. He aw do the worry time to writing iuties of congress tside of three iy. However, it is at the editor turns |ind instructor in the Jery. Most of the Jink that an example •precept and that the community need the Imed at senators and ather than any teach dnes of mental peace of the Border Tele Mo., has printec^and a calendar which has cheerful always." 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Banks "^ia.11 on or addressj ,.^-•1."-. js of his calendar to several I great race as it was to watch It or to hers of the pen and paste pot. I watch fpr news from the track. Wagers Mindful of the sad fate of the cat1 of everything from a,cigar to thousands %iat was killed by care, and oi lots of. of dollars were laid on every Derby, folks who were no better or wiser. and finally the betting became so gen than the cat, Editor Moore gives this eral that the Chicago city administra piece of advice: "Worry kills. It tion stopped the game and signed the gives you a "poor appetite, retards di gestion, tends to biliousness, and makes your friends shun you. The way to be happy is not to worry." He also remarks: "An old colored dea- con once said: 'Some men don't wor- rect cause of the club's discontinuance ry 'cause dey got too much sense and others don't worry 'cause dey ain't got sense enough.'" Finally this editor-apostle of sun shine adorns his cheery calendar with this little poem: The future, I've no doubt, looks dark to you at times, my friend Just trouble seems to be ahead, Just trouble without end. It's wrong, indeed, to think that way here is some advice to try— Don't worry about tomorrow till to day's gone by. They say tomorrow never comes to day is always here, And therefore, my advice is sound hope my meaning's clear. The future may be full of clouds, but „lf you'd clear the sky, Don't worry 'bout tomorrow till today's ., gone by. CHILDREN AND LABOR The Iowa State Federation of Labor will this year continue its efforts to secure the passage of a law prohibit ing child labor. This organization, in conjunction with several women's clubs, made strenuous efforts in behalf of a child labor law at the session Of the legislature two years ago, but met with failure. Since that time literature has een sent out at various times, broadcast over the state, the object be. ing to educate the people to a realiza tion of the conditions that exist. The aim of the crusade against child labor is a high one, though it is true that a strict laiy might work a hardship upon some families. The question of the effect of early drudgery upon the after life of the child who works when he should be at school is an important one. This phase is now being given considera tion especially by the State Federation of Labor. In a recent circular, just received by the Courier, an article by Horace Mann is presented, setting forth good reasons for the enactment of some legislation to relieve the sit uation. In view of the fact that the legislature at tho coming session will be called upon to deal with the mat ter, Mr. Mann's article is of general in terest. It follows: "Children of 10, 12 or 14 years of age may be. steadily worked in our manufactories without any schooling, and this cruel deprivation may be per severed in for years, and yet, during all this period, no very alarming out break occur to arouse fhe public mind from its guilty slumber.' The children are in their years of minority, and they have no control over their own time or their own actions. The bell is to them what the water wheel and the main shaft are to the machinery which they superintend. The wheel revolves and the machinery must go the bell rings and the children must assemble. In their hours of work, they ar.e under the police of the neigh borhood. Hence this thing may con tinue for years, and the peace of' the neighborhood remain undisturbed, ex cept perhaps for a few nocturnal or Sabbath day depredations. The ordi nary movements of society may go on without any shocks or collisions, as, in the human system, a disease may work at the vitals and gain a fatal as cendancy there, before it manifests it self on the surface. But the punish ment for such an offense will not be remitted because its infliction is post poned—it only awaits the full comple tion of the offsnse for this is a crime of such magnitude that it requires years for the criminal to perpetrate it in and finish it thoroughly in all its parts. But when the children pass from the condition of restraint to that of freedom—frpm years of enforced but patient servitude to that of independence for which they have secretly pined and to which they have looked forward, not merely as a period of emancipation, but of long delayed indulgence, when they become strong in the passions and propensities that grow up spontan eously, but are weak in the moral pow ers "that control them, and blind in the intellect which forsees their tenden cies when, according to the course of our political institutions, they go by one bound from the political noth ingness of a child to the political sov ereignty of the man ,for the people who. so cruelly neglected and Injured them, there will assuredly come a day of retribution." PASSING OF A CLASSIC. 1 There is something of pathos In the closing of the career Of the Washing ton Park club In Chicago, a something that affects everyone In the .west who enjoys watching a struggle for su premacy by thoroughbreds. Washing ton Park's track has been the scene of sixteen American Derbies, the only ones that America can ever know,for in no other place than Washington park would a race be a Deijby, no matter what name should be given it nor how rich a purse should be hung up for the winning jockey. For the American Derby—Washington Park's Derby— was a classic. It was "the" event of the wholo racing season in America. It was a society event of the first mag nitude. The club numbered among its members, during its twenty-one years' existence, some of the foremost men of Chicago. They put the Derby on a high plane so that it ranked with Eng land's Derby in the first class among races. But now all that is ended. It is true that there has not been a Derby since The Picket galloped home ahead of a struggling 1903, to receive the plaudits of enthusiastic thousands, but as long as there was a Washington Park club there was a hope for a re vival of the Derby. Now all that. hn«5© is gone and the Derby is truly only a memory. -nay be said to have killed the absence of -s&fc -j*— betting ark, the Dn Derby man the I I..I I vV r' k\ THE OTTUMTTA OOUKIEIt death warrant of the Derby. The great race could not have long survived the encroachments of the rapidly growing city, however, and Its end was sure to come soon. The di- was the demand fbr tne ground used for the track made by would-be build ers. Soon flat buildings and more pre tentious homes will begin to spring up where the historic track is now lo cated. The ground that has rung true under the hoofs of thoroughbreds will be cut and ditched, foundations will be laid in the trenches and brick and mortar will transform the place into a common residence district. The American Derby is a part of the prioe that must be paid for progress, but to thousands of people the cost, even of such a boon, cannot but seem an extravagant one. ,• r' DAVIDSON'S CAREER. The new governor of Wisconsin, James O. Davidson, who on New Year's day succeeded Robert M. La Follette, is a living refutation of the much repeated plaint, "There is no chance any more for a poor boy in America." This is not what boys of' the present day should be told, first because it is not true and, in addition, because if they hear it so often they will give up any hope they might have had for a useful life. Thirty years ago James O. Davidson was penniless and a stranger in Mad' ison, the capital of the state whose chief executive he now is. Mr. Davidson was born in Qogn,Nor way on February 10. 1854. He came to America at the age of 19, worked for a time on farms and as a tailor, finally started a general store at Soldiers' Grove, Crawford county, and has been in the mercantile business since 1877. He was' an assemblyman for six years, state treasurer for four and has been lieutenant governor for three years. Attention first was drawn to him, when as assemblyman he succeeded after many defeats in putting through bills increasing the taxation of sleep ing car, expresa companies and other corporations. He is an able man as an executive officer. He has demonstrated his abil ity—and his honesty, ne is what may be called a self-made man, typical of the American nation and the kind of men it develops. Breathitt county is quiet. Will won ders never cease? Kentucky's star com munity in the political feud line has become a safe place for a man wv armed. The fighters who have led the opposing forces met a few days ago and shook hands, pledging lifelong friendship. One needn't be surprised at anything now. The San Domingo revolutionists were going to reduce Puerto Plata to ruins but they changed their minds Oh no, Puerta Plata citizens didn't drive them away, but the foreign con suls told them than any fighting must be done outside of the city. Consuls are a pretty good thing to have around sometimes. Now don't be surprised if something ^^8 a healtSy like a warm wave comes from the east and melts-the snow, makeB water out of the icicles and keeps the river from freezing. La Follette is due to arrive in Washington very soon, and some thing must happen. No wonder Oyama is great. A new Encyclopedia gives the information that his first name is Iwao. Of course, this is Japanese for Iowa, and a man with such a help from the day of his birth couldn't help being great. "Wanted—A Million Dollars" is the title of an article in a current magazine by Henry M. Hyde. Advertising, folks say, pays, tiut Mr. Hyde's test bids fair to be a severe one. Has Mr. McCall resigned? ought to bring the answer. Today IOWA PRESS COMMENT. The Washington' Press has the fol lowing to say on a subject just now very important in the United States: "The gossips say that Secretary Taft, a very soggy old Cupid, made the Nic Allce match. Thought that was al ways done in heaven—that's what 'they telled.'" A Kansas City man is decorating his own coffin. "Many other men are doing the same thing, but in a differ ent way," says the Davenport Times. "The only city in the second district asking for a public building is Musca tine, and that city should have it," says the Clinton Herald. "Muscatine Is a prosperous place, and is entitled to every good thing it can get." "In the ten leading universities and colleges of the state, 10,620 students are enrolled and we will agree to fur nish a list of twenty words in com mon use that most of them will fail to spell," says the Atlantic Messenger. "Saw the list recently and it is a hard proposition. Good spelling is almost a lost art." O—• The Marshalltown Times-Republican urges that Mr. Bryan should remem ber the case of Senator Ingalls, who fell into the fashion of special corre sponding, also that of Senator Thurs ton, who dropped into poetry like Mr. Wegg, and dropped out of sight like a stone in a pond. The Muscatine Journal hopes that when congress meets after the holiday vacation it will start in and do some' thing. of the The Russian^ government -feo&stS' thaffsenate. Senator Hayward ways been willing could for the it will crush the revolt in short order, and the Iowa City Republican remem bers that a year ago the Japanese were going to be crushed In short order. The Clinton Herald has observed that some Iowa editors seem be having considerable trouble, deciding on who should be the candidate for governor next year. "They act as if the entire responsibility rests on theii shoulders," fiys the Herald. "If the eo(ftiv» legislature looks after Jmlf tha thMtr* whloh jaxa now on tho slate it will hold the members in Des Moines all summer," declares the Mus catine Journal. "The probabilities are that not one-half of the bills Intro duced will ever get out of the commit tee room." "There is many a' man who started to ride on the water wagon Monday who will be following the wagon from the brewery in the course of a few weeks,.... says the Cedar Rapids Repub lican. —o— What would you give to know the political secrets Lafe Young learned while on his recent visit to Washing ton?" asks the Vinton Eagle. "It will be observed that he dined with Presi dent and Mrs. Roosevelt. It may be that he simply reported on Miss Alice's conduct while on the trip to the Philippines, but no doubt there are sevral minds in Iowa worrying as to what the President might have asked him as to politics in Iowa, as tho President is accredited with possess ing an inquisitive mind." The Ames Times says the row in New York politics means simply that New Voik will go democratic in the next presidential campaign.^ 0 "A political republican row in New York brought Grover Cleveland upon the political stage," recalls the Mason City Globe-Gazette, "and history sometimes repeats itself, especially, if tempted too strongly." O— The Glidden Graphic is of the opin ion that neither of the Iowa senators need fear the result of a, popular vote, and. s-peaking for itself, it states that it has, no desire to see either sup planted by any man In the state. •1' O— The Onawa Democrat does not be lieve that the primary system con tains anything vicious, nor any spe cial purifying power. "It is largely a political fad," the Democrat concludes, "which the political doctors and quacks are trying to popularize In or der to feed the \vanity of a coterie of Iowa politicians, or to open the way to elevate ambitious politicians to lacefj of trust." "If the four-year term should be adopted there ought to go with it a clause providing that no officer should be hit own successor," says the Boone Republican, and the Parlcersburg Eclipse: is of like opinion. —o— The Des Moines Capital points out that Mr. English gets an extra year In the legislature by virtue of the con stitutional amendment, and in return would like to cut Bernard Murphy out of his extra year as state printer. "And the joke of it all is," the Capital adds, "Murphy supported the amend ment under which English is doing these things, and an additional joke Is found In the fact that English and Murphy belong to the same lodge." "Railroad rate legislation will have to give right of way to the water wagon for a while," says the Mar shalltown Times-Republican. •—o— The Register and Leader of Des Moines says that "everybody Is not for Roosevelt," and the Burlington Hawk' Eye remarks in rejoinder that "inas much as over 5,000,000 voters cast their ballots for Judge Parker last year the Register and Leader seems to be not far from wrong." "Misery likes company, consequent ly," says the Webster C.lty Freeman Tribune, "Iowa is glad that Ohio has adopted a biennial election amend rr.ent." The Rock Rapids Reporter believes there Is grave question of the advisa' billty of a single board of control for the state educational institutions. The Reporter suggests that as at present "A general primary law In Iowa will change the mode, but not be the meth ods," savs the Fonda Times. "It will made the offices come a little higher, that's all." FOR SECRETARY OF 8TATE. Davenport Times.—Recenty a num ber of articles suggesting Senator W.' C. Hayward of Davenport as a candi date for secretary of state have been reproduced in The Times. These articles have come from newspapers scattered all over the state. The Des Moines Register and Leader printed the senator's portrait and a long article In which reasons were given why the Scott county man Is likely to be. candidate for that office, and that article was followed by a most hearty endorsement of the suggestion by the newspapers of Hancock county, Senator Hay ward's former home. Ed N. Baily of the Britt Tribune devoted more than a column in a recent issue of his paper telling why Hancock county will undoydtedly give its sup port to the senator, if he decides to be come a candidate, and the Garner Sig nal, a newspaper once owned by Mr, Hayward, comes out with the state ment that he will receive the sup port of the countv without doubt. The Sioux City Journal, Mr. Perkins'paper says that Mr. Hayward will be an Ideal harmony candidate. And all this is from newspapers from outside of the second district, where, of course on account of what he has done, not only for Scott county, but for tho Second district, he will receive uni ted support if he definitely announces his candidacy. For a time Mr. Hayward did not look with favor upon the suggestion because he expected that Hon. Joe, R. Lane of Davenport would become a candidate for governor. But since it has been definitely asserted by Mr, Lane that he will noti allow his nama to be used, the friends of Mr. Hay ward have felt free to urge him to become a candidate. That he is eminently well qualified for the position for which he has been suggested as a candidate, is undisput ed. He Is a man of keen business ability. He is also a man of expert ence in state affairs. He has served as senator in the twenty-seventh, twen ty-eight, twenty-ninth and thirtieth general assemblies. He has been recognized as one of the most able men in the Senate, hav Ing been 'appointed to the chairman ship of the committee on ways and essaiiise?' the [ayward bSSl ®:1_ to do all thar\"f republican' partv has never shirked any of tho arduous* work of campaigns. He is a convinc ing speaker and has the happy facul ty of making friends wherever he goes. He has always been public spirited, as is shown by his long ser vice as a member of the Davenport i.'hool board, of which he Is the pres ident, a position involving a great deal of labor and no other reward than the consciousness of a public service well done. If Senator Hayward finally decides Benton a. candidate tor j»ecretar^ aa» C,on,sul-*j~'1 tation Advice Free rivafty be tween the different educational instl tutlons which might In a measure be destroyed if the one-board Bystem were adopted. Dr. *yA. Stockdale S E I A I S Cures Chronic and Nervous Diseases Eye, Ear« Heart, Stomach, Liver and Lung Troubles. Will be in his office in Ballingall Hotel, Ottumwa, one day 1 uesday January 9 from 8 a. m. to 5 p. rti, and return every four weeks, FOR MEN I can cure you of any chrome dis ease that you may have. Perhaps you do not realize how much your happi ness depends upon the state of/your health. If you are suffering from any of the diseases which ruin the lives of so many men, unfitting them for busi ness and marriage, call to see me. I can cure you. My reputation has been built upon my success an. t'.ie truth of the state ments I have made. If, after Investigation, (which costs you nothing) I find xhat I cannot cure you I will tell you frankly, thus avoid ing any expense to you, but IF I UNDERTAKE YOUR CASH I WILL CURE YOU. If you are suffering fi'om nervous debility I want to talk to you. I can -cure this trouble and by so doing, re store you to health and vigor. Remember that the longer a case Is let run the harder it Is for me to cure and the more It will cost you. See me on my next visit and let me start you on the road to health. PILES AND RECTAL DISEASES CURED OR NO PAY If not convenient to call, write me address 8ee me In Des Moines office any week day, except Tuesday* ami Wednes days* of state, he will receive the support of the republicans of the second dis trict, and, as has been shown by the encouraging words that come froir the press .throughout the state, and especially from his former home coun ty, will receive liberal support from all parts of Iowa. .The Times hopes that Mr. Hayward will decide to be come an active candidate for the po sition and predicts that if he does so he will be nominated. He is a be liever in harmony In the party and will use his influence/ to promote the welfare of all the republicans of the state. THE HALL OF SHAME. Council Bluffs Nonpareil.—The ec centric citizen of New York state who suggests the establishment of a hall of shame and offers to donate *200,000 to the project, limits the choice of lo cation to Boston, Pitttsburg and New York City. By all means the latter. What more excruciatingly appropriate than that the memory of deeds of shaine be perpetuated, if at all, right In the chief arena of their doing! But there is no call for a temple of this sort, builded of stone and mortar. Ample provision is already made in the contempt of an outraged public for the lasting shame of those whose deserts suggests such a plan. Of course, the suggestion is an ex travagant and impracticable one, but it far from being without point. It will help no little in the proper en shrining of the business and political grafters of the day—too numerous to mention—to reflect on the idea of per petuating in marble their disgrace. The author of the idea of a hall of shame has done his country a real ser vice. He has given addedi point to the sharp stick of destination and loath ing with which the people are so vig orously prodding the practitioners of the. school of fancy thievery. *.' VTHE FORAKER BROTHERS. Kansas City Journal.—James For aker, brother of the Ohio senator, looks exactly like the latter, and that is one reason why he avoids visiting Washington, especially when congress Is in session. At times, however, bust ness compels him to. do so, and on such occasions he is continually being addressed as "Senator." He was in the capital a few days and was stepping along Pennsylvania avenue, when a stranger said: "Any progress about that office you were to get me, sen ator?" "1 never promised you any office," was the calm reply. "What!" shouted the Ohfon. "Do you mean to tell me that you did not promise mr the postmastership?" "I don't care whether I did or not," responded For aker. "I am not going to get it for you, and I don't care a continental whether you like it or not." Then he walked away. Later he told a friend about the incident. "I guess," he chuckled, "Joe will have some ex plaining to do, I should think It would pay him to hire me to stay away from here." 8ALEM. Salem, Ja.: ter, Mrs. Inez AK,er£ 9SC? Miss Nelson, Hoggatt went to*Wavlaf^ Saturday, where she hw the posmo?1 typesetter in the Way land News.'. ... Mrs. Bell Jor^n ,s ylsltlng her sis dL Keokuk, at the John SaaES8,^home. A. G. Barton is a guest came *r?™ Cantril and vIsW^- _ftme former's father,' -Solla. Foat 1»„... "aouri Alvln Trueblood has sold his 40 acre farm northwest of town to Elwood Holiday. Consideration, $1,600. E. T. Peck, of Goltry, Okla., Is spending a few weeks with relatives and friends. Dan Campbell, of Cincinnati, io en joying the holidays with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Riley Cowgill, who have been visiting relatives for several weeks, left for their home at Clark, Neb., Tuesday. Miss Florence Blcksler entertained hen friends, Misses Miriam and Dor othy .Withrow and Agnes Price, of Mt. Pleasant, a few, days of last week. Mrs. Hicks and little son, of Afton, are guests of the. former's sister, Mrs. J. J. Jones. Mrs, Ida Long is spending her va cation at home. Mrs, J. W. Harklns entertained soma of her frlends at dinner Sunday. Miss' .Clara Cooper spent Tuesday and Wednesday with friends at Mt. Pleasant. L. B. Lester was a Mt. Pleasant caller Wednesday. Miss Beatrice Arnold of Mt. Pleas ant, was a guest at the home of her brother, Blon, from Monday until r.fel Thursday. Florence Peterson came from Clin ton Wednesdav to make her with Miss Anna Collett. j,, UNIONVILLE. "feu 3 OS. 1 y.vifcr'H .• ... ,, 1 s?re Guarantee Cures FOR'wSMferlVWi? •Sf I can successfully treat you for ur, weakness that you may be aftlloted with. Lack of perfect health means the loss of nearly everything that a woman holds dear In life and if you are not perfectly well, call and see me, Consultation costs you nothing and it is always confidential. Many chronia diseases, If taken in time are easily cured by the skilled specialist and the cost is so trifling, compared with the suffering endured by their neglect, that it Is infinitely cheaper to be made well again. If women realized how much their mental balance depended upon their bodily vigor, they would not hesitate to be cured. Do not delay coming to see me but do so at once and you will. never regret. It. I have been Instrumental In restor ing happiness to hundreds of unhappy homes and have great faith in my abil ity to successfully treat all disease* peculiar to women Dr. B. A. Stockdale, Citizens Bank Building DesWoines, Iowa where he has been employed with a telephone company. Alonza Cantwell and his bride from Mt. Pleasant, were entertained by tho former's sister, Mrs. H«nry James from Wednesday until Friday. A little daughter is a new arrival at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Zade Packer. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hockett, of Canada, are visiting Salem relatives. Miss Bertha Lester and her nephew, Harry Johnson are visiting Mr. and Mrs, Charles Johnson at Greencastlo. Mo. •1' 1 $8 r" I v. $ pig Miss Chatti Widdlfleld spent Friday ". shopping in Mt. Pleasant. &§§> Mrs. Sue Pickering came from Mt Pleasant Tuesday and remained until *X,'3 Friday a guest of relatives. wm home Miss Margaret Sinclair, of Mt. 4, Pleasant, Is visiting her friend, Mrs. }1* Pearl Almond. Harry Craig, of Salem and Miss V'' Ruby Percival, of Hillsboro, weie &•" married last Wednesday evening. SHs S§8-: C- lu3'-, Unionville, Jan. 3.—Miss Joy Miller was at Centervllle last Friday and Saturday. W. E. Moore, of Cincinnati, Is at home spending his vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Mclntyre spent Sunday i, at the Charles Norton home. Frank Swaim was a business callers .%»• In Udell last Wednesday. fatjj# ..$»• K. P. Wallace, of Rock Rapids, via-/" if S3 itcd with relatives In this vicinity laslf Friday. 7 ^'"fvfe- John Hicks was in this community' Monday, buying hogs. C. H. and Austin Swaim made a business trip to Darbyvi lie one day last week. Vrs. W. N. Miller visited over Sun day with her sister near DarbyvlUe. Tho board of health quarantined the a,. ». W. H. Mason home last Sunday onl.M account of diphtheria. They report fei' two cases. Mrb. Sam Underwood Is reported on the sick list. Luther Day visited a part of last week In this neighborhood. J. A. Tadlock is talking of selling his farm to Thomas Tadlock and going to? South Dakota. TEe Clinton Turners hafe'' urider consideration the advisability of erect ing a new hall in that city tho ensu ing year.