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TWICE-A-WEEK
PLAIN DEALER
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 1910.
BY MEAD PUBLISHING CO
Official Paper (ft City and County
A Bolt.
The tone of comment of standpat
newspapers on the Iowa republican
platform leaves no doubt of the regu
lars' purpose to vote against progress
ive nominees for office. There is like
ly to be less secrecy in their course
this fall than there was four years
ago, when 30,000 of their number
voted against Cummins for governor.
There is striking similarity in the
views expressed by the Sionx City
Journal, the Burlington Hawk-Eye,
the Cedar Rapids Republican, the Des
Moines Capital and other pronouncedly
standpat journals. Typical of the ex
pressions of all are these extracts, the
first from the Cedar Rapids Republic
an under the caption "Bolting Official
ly Endorsed":
Many delegates went home from the
republican state convention Wednes
dav feeling that, at last, in Iowa, a
bolt from the republican party has
been officially endorsed. If the two
senators have been anything, they
have been bolters from the national
party. They and their friends do not
disguise this fact. Tliey bolted the
national administration and the repub
lican majority in congress. The ma
jority was overwhelming but they suc
ceeded in getting the republicans of
Iowa to go with them, outside of the
national party lines.
The name of the republican presi
dent of the United States was all but
hissed in a republican state conven
tion. Senator Cummins spoke nearly
an hour and a half and refused to let
the name of Taft, the republican pres
ident so much as pass his lips. For
five minutes the convention insisted
that he should name Taft among the
republican presidents he was enumer
ating. But he stopped with Roosevelt.
The climax was carefully worked up
and the snub of President Taft was
•adroit as well as bold.
It was a queer situation in a repub
lican state convention. They said it
was no longer an insurrection, but a
revolution. They have made bolting
respectable and republicanism in Iowa
is one glorified bolt. It was in vain
suggested by some cautious ones that
if bolting was officially recognized that
it would become the fashion and party
ties would no longer bo binding.
Even less veiled is the Burlington
Hawk-Eye's warning to the insurgents
what to expect, under the caption
"Absolved":
"All republicans in Iowa are now re
leased from party fealty. This is offi
cial. It was. freely proclaimed from
the state convention platform by the
Iowa senators and lustily cheered by
the insurgent delegates. Insurgency
at individual will and independence by
local option is the political tenet in
Iowa from now on.
"The Iowa senators not only pro
claimed from the platform their inde
pendendence of party ties 'individual
independence'—each speaking 'accord-
ing to the truth 'as he sees it and ac
'-cording to his duty' an he understands
it,' and received the seal of approval
jby
their followers, but they have il
Ruminated in their public service what
they mean by 'individual independence'
,' and interpret the republican platform
,'as 'they see it' and as the understand
it. That interpretation goes to the ex
-tent of open, fierce and continued oppo
sition to a republican president, to re
publican congressional caucuses and the
republican national organization.
"And that which the republican voter
-may think and say and do in his 'indj
j. didual independence' of party allegi
ance, and still claim to be a republican,
,v the republican newspaper will be en
ft--- titled to do. The republican press of
Iowa affiliated with the regular nation
al organization is released from any
real or implied obligation to the party
in this stute. This doctrine has been
so distinctly, incisively and comprehen
sively enunciated at DesMoines and ap
proved with loud applause upon tne
floor of the convention, illuminated by
numerous exanples at Washington, and
reiterated in leading insurgent news
papers, that no possible ground of just
criticism can be placed upon regular
republican papers claiming equal privi
leges of independence."
Far from composing the differences
between republicans it is obvious that
the convention and the platform ag
gravated the differences and that the
guerilla warefare of 1910 will be worse
than that of 1906. And this because
the standpatters will recognize that
the election of an insurgent to congress
is a rebuke to them and to Tuft, and
the insurgents that a standpatter's
election is constructive repudiation of
Cummins and Dolliver and the whole
movement for reform. —Dubuque Tele
graph-Herald.
Saved from Awful Peril.
"I never felt so near tny grave,
writes Lewis Chamblin, of Manchester,
Ohio, R. R. No. 3, "as when a fright
ful cough and lung trouble pulled rne
dow to 115 pounds in spite of many
remedies and the best of doctoiF. and
that I am alive today is due solely to
Dr. King's New Discovery, which com
pletely cured ine. Now I weigh 160
pounds and can work hard. It also
cured my four children of croup." In
falible for Coughs and Colds, its the
the most certain remedy for LaGrippe
Asthma, desperate lung trouble and all
bronchial affections, 50c and $1.(10. A
tnsl bottle free. Guaranteed by. P.
A.LClemmer.
CASTOR IA
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Signature of
"Doan's Oiiitrm n*. cured me of ecze
ma that had annoyed me a "lon.tr m•».
The cure was permanent."—Hon. 8.
W. Mattlicws, Commissioner Labor
Statistics, Augusta, Me.
Ifnpure blood runs you down—makes
you an easy victim for organic dis
eases. Burdock Blood Bitters purifies
blood—cures the eausc—builds you
up.
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Where English Journalists Enter
tained Roosevelt.
Important In Former Days When Alt
British Publications Had to be
Entered for Copyright
Purposes.
London.—Stationers' hall, where Mr.
Roosevelt was the guest of the Insti
tute of Jouranlisui on his recent visit
(o London, was erected in 1671, and in
the hall itself are hung the shields on
which are painted the arms of the
members of the court of assistants.
It was customary In bygone times
for the freemen of the company on
state occasions to carry the shields
from Vie hall to Blackfrlars, which
Journey was made by way of the
river, and then on embarkation the
shields were hung over the barge's
side. The freemen were clad In long
.gowns of light-blue flannel, with yel
low facings, being the proper livery
color of the company according to its
heraldic bearings.
The Worshipful Company of Station
ers keeps the registers of copyright
works from the date of Its Incorpora
tion In 1557 until the passing of the
copyright act in 1842 the company pos
sessed an absolute monopoly, as all
printers were obliged to serve an ap
prenticeship to a member of the com
pany, and every publication, from a
Bible to a ballad, was required to
be "entered at Stationers' ball."
In their interesting collection is a
notice of the first translation into
English in 1569 of a "boke Intitutled
Ewclide." Mention is also made In
the register for 1588 of Sir Philip Sid
ney's "Acadia," written to please his
sister, the countess of Pembroke.
There is an entry in 1562 of the follow
ing compreheifeive work: "An ab
Btracte of the Geneologe and Race of
all the Kynges of Englonde from the
floude of Noe Unto Brute."
As a compliment to Mr. Roosevelt
the composing stick used by Benjamin
Franklin when working at a case in
London and resting upon a pedestal
draped with the stars and stripes was
placed upon the table immediately in
front of him.
One of the most notable features of
the supper to Mr. Roosevelt at Station
ers' hall was the speech of E. T. Cook,
a prominent London newspaper man.
It was he who retired from the edit
orship of the London Daily News be
cause, in his judgment, the manage
ment sided with the Boers rather than
the rBitish in the. late war in South
Africa. The speech was full of humoi
and friendliness to America and re
peatedly stirred the audience tc
shouts of laughter and applause.
Mr. Cook was scarcely less happy
and successful at Stationers' hall than
was Lord Curzon at the Sheldonian
theater, Oxford. Lord Curzon can be
rigid and frigid in his public appear
ance. Welcoming and eulogizing Mr.
Roosevelt, he was flexible, graceful, ge
nial and delightfully eloquent. He
spoke without notes and handled his
Latin as If he, like the audience and
especially the undergraduates, thor
oughly appHiclated -joke.
GERMANS CUT YANKEE GRAIN
Russia Will Furnish Bulk of Product
T^ip Year—High Prices Are
Not Felt.
Berlin.—A great reduction in the
Importation of American grain into
Germany is predicted by members of
the Berlin grain exchange, who de
clare that this year the German con
sumer is practically independent of
the United States as a source of sup
ply.
Noting the fact that the recent
sharp advances in the American mar
ket failed to produce any material ef
fect on the Herlin exchange, the
bourse expert of the Tageblatt says
that the reason may be found in the
exceptional conditions which enable
Germany to rely almost entirely upon
other countries. While American
wheat has gone up in consequence of
the general rise in an commodities,
the Russian crops are expected to be
large enough to cover the entire Ger
man demanrf at lower prices. Hence,
adds the writer, the Berlin exchanges
are responding more readily to price
conditions in Russia than to the fluc
tuations in the American markets.
Presentiment Halts Hymen.
Allentown, Pa.—Through "'otHo'-v
premonition, the elopement of Miss
Julia Cutler, seventeen years olii,
Lansford, and Michael Daniels of this
city, was frustrated.
The girl came to Allentown some
time ago to work, and falling in love
with a man ten years her senior,
made all arrangements tor her wed
ding, even buying her trousseau.
The couple had planned to get mar
ried the other night. The mother,
however, having- some premonition,
came on during the day and after
rigid cross-.exainination, the daughter
divulged her plans.
The mother objected violently, and
with the aid of a policeman, took the
daughter home, trousseau and all.
Old Hiding Place Safer.
Bristol, Tenn.—After hiding $1,000
In $20 gold pieces for 50 years at dif
ferent spots on his premises, John
Hopper of Washington county, Vir
jlnla, two weeks ago secreted the yel
low coin under the kitchen of his
home. When he went to get the mon
ey the other, day, to count it, it was
missing. There Is no clue to thf
•.hief.
Gallery Gods.
Tall Tragedian—You seem to think
a lot of those petrified potatoes that
were thrown at you over the foot
lights last night? Going to take them
away as souvenirs?
Low Comedian—Why shouldn't I?
Wouldn^t you call them the "gifta
of the gods?"
Mo Flowers.
"I don't like your face," said the maid,
Who was lifiirt*ss to money and lands
Bo the only thing left fur him to do
Vu to bury Ills face in his hands.
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FOR $3,000,000 CATHEDRAL
Archbishop Ireland's Llfo Dream It
8lowly Approaching Consumma
tion in St. Paul.
St. Paul, Minn.—Slowly rising upon
the crest of a bill on fashionable Sum
mit avenue, St. Puul, Minn., is a
$3,000,000 cathedral, the consumma
tion of one of the dreams of Archbish
op Ireland. Stone by stone and block
by block, the great gray granite struc
ture is taking form, and when com-
pleted will be the most magnificent
Catholic cathedral In all America. No
house of worship will surpass it, un
less it be the Cathedral of St. John
the Divine in New York, which is be
ing erected by the Episcopalians.
The beginning of this cathedral was
In the mind of Archbishop Ireland on
the evening of Holy Thursday, March
31, 1904. The next day he imparted
his Idea to some of his influential
friends, and on April 9, following, the
Bite was purchased at a cost of $52,
000.
Since then Archbishop Ireland has
worked continuously for the culmina
tion of his plans. In response to. his
requests for money, persons in his dio
cese have subscribed $1,672,390. Of
this sum $415,209.10 has been paid in.
Ground for the cathedral was broken
In 1906, and the corner stone was laid
June 2, 1907. The foundations are
completed and material Is arriving for
the walls.
Four years have been spent in
making the foundations for the build
ing, and they are calculated to be of
sufficient strength and durability to
last 10,000 years.
The cathedral Itself will be built in
the form of a cross, surmounted by a
dome and flanked by towers. It will
be 274 feet long, 214 feet wide, and the
distance from the ground to the top of
the cross which will rise over the top
most pinnacle will be 280 feet. The
great dome will be 120 feet wide, the
height of the facade 130 feet, and the
height of the towers 150 feet. The
building will be constructed of Minne
sota white granite and will be Roman
in architecture. It is planned to have
It finished in three or four years, but
-the. arcbitfwt R^.yn that 50-years from
now men will still be engaged in "put
ting on the finishing touches." When
completed It will seat 3,400 persons.
There will be 12 chapels on the
main floor. Close estimates of its
cost and furnishing bring the figures
to approximately $3,000,000. Arch
bishop Ireland, through his own in
fluence, expects to obtain this sum be
fore he ceases.
ORIGINATOR OF "SUNNY JIM"
New York Society Girl Who Drew
the Funny Page Character,
a Beauty.
New York.—Among the leaders of
New York's Pour Hundred who are
famed as beauties may be mentioned
Miss Dorothy Ficken. Vivacious and
cultured, her personality charms all
who come under its influence. She is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Ed
wards Ficken, prominent New York
ers. Now that Vice-President Sher
man is famed the length and breadth
of the country as "Sunny Jim," Miss
Ficken is brought into especial promi
nence for the simple reason that she
is responsible for the original "Sunny
Jim," probably the most noted dis
peller of the blues who ever appeared
on paper. This young society woman
is recognized as a clover artist and
her work has often been exhibited.
Pastures New.
"I wonder what's become of all
those 90-pound women who U8ed to
throw big men over their shoulders
by the aid of jiu-jitsu?"
"Oil, the 90-pound women are still
here, but the fellows who used to
write those jiu-jitsu stories for the
newspapers have found other fields of
prevarication."
Upside Down.
"I am shocked to learn that some
of my ancestors wore wooden shoes,"
said the gilded youth.
"And I am shocked," replied his
father, "to see some of their de
scendants reversing the order by be
ing blockheads,"
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Seattle, Wash.—Capt. Sam Larson
of the schooner Bringgold, and his son
William of Minneapolis, have just been
reunited here after a separation of 11
jyears, during v^Jiich Captain Larsen
was thought by his family to be dead.
The reunion was brought about by
means of a picture show in Minneapo
lis last winter, qyhich was attended by
[William Larsen and his uncle. The
juncle told WiUlam that be saw his
(father's spook in a fishing scene In
the show. Otlier members of the fam
ily were brought and all recognized
(Captain Larsen. In telling about it
-William Larsen said:
"I wrote td the firm In New York
ithat made the pictures and learned
[that the picture had been taken at
Petersburg, Alaska, in September,
|1909. So I came west last month and
iwent up to Petersburg. There I heard
[the old man was down here. It didn't
Itake me long to find some one who
[knew Sam Larsen when I struck the
(water front in Seattle."
"1 didn't' believe it was Will, at
jflrst," said Captain Larsen, who sat on
fthe fisherman's sofa on the end of the
jChlopeck dock. "I always thought of
him as a little shaver. Now I know
It's him, and I'm mighty glad he found
me. I'm going. to take him out to the
banks with me^and teach him to be
come a fisherman, instead of having
'him run up to Jdltarod after gold, like
he wants to. I remember that picture
he's telling you about."
NEW "ENOCH ARDEN" TANGLE
Husband Thought Dead Returns After
Nine Years to Find Wife
Married to Another.
Preston, Eng.—Preston has Its
"Enoch Arden"—a husband thought to
be dead, having just returned to find
bis erstwhile wife remarried.
John Stevens is the name of the
man, and in February last, when a
body was found floating in the river,
Mrs. Stevens by certain marks on the
arm, identified it as that of her hus
band, who had been missing.
At the close of the inquest the cor
oner granted the necessary certifi
cates, and Mrs. Stevens duly drew her
husband's insurance money.
Liter on she married again—a man
named HarnesB—and was living hap
pily when suddenly recently her real
husband returned after nine years'
absence. It appears be had been
tramping through Wales.
He threatens, it is said, to have his
wife arrested for bigamy, but consid
erable sympathy is expressed for her
in her unfortunate position, and the
facts have been' reported to the coun
ty coroner.
Meantime, Harness, the second hus
band, who married Mrs. Stevens, be
lieving her to be a widow, has left
her.
"I do hope he comes back to me,"
she said tearfully. "We have been so
happy together."
AUTHOR ON- -TOMATO RATIONS
Barry Pain, Noted English Humorist,
Underwent Poverty Period
After Success.
London.—Barry Pain, whose ftew
"Eliza" stories are to be published
shortly, is undoubtedly one of the
most popular of living humorists. Aft
er leaving Cambridge university, Mr.
Pain became a classical tutor at a
"crammers while there he sent an
article to the Cornhlll called "The
Hundred Gates." It was accepted
promptly by James Payn, then editor
of that periodical, who, furthermore,
sent the young author a very kind let
ter. The cleverness of this article at
tracted the attention of Sir Francis
Burnand and Wemyss Reid,' editors of
Punch. Mr. Pain's subsequent contri
butions to Punch and The Speaker
were so successful that he resolved
to come to London.
Then came "a period of romantic
poverty," a period in which he lived
on bread and tomatoes and in a la
borers dwelling. It was during this
time that Mr. Pain received a visit
at the laborer's dwelling from the
pompous butler of his editor with an'
invitation to dinner.
Marooned in Bering 8ea.
Seattle. Wash.—With the sailing a
few days ago of the schooner Bendei
Brothers went the only means of oro
munication with the outside world in
nearly a year of three white peo
ple—Dr. lCdwar O. Campbell, his wife,
and Miss Anna Anderson, who are en
gaged in the Indian educational work
'for the government at Gambell, on St.
Lawrence island, in the Behring sea.
Since last October no word has come
from them and none has been ex
pected.
For the last -week officials in the
Alaska education service have been
gathering magazines and' other publi
cations, which will serve to while
away the hours during the long arctic
nights among the whites und natives
along the const from Bristol bay to
Nome.
Seared Monkey In Balloon.
Pottsviiie, Pa.—George and Alex
ander storboreski of Minersville were
arrested the other day tor cruelty to
animals. They put small monkey in
a bdKkut and sent it up in a balloon.
The balloon, after going a mile, was
barely able to c&rry the monkey, chat
tering over the housetops of a mining
village, where it descended. The
monkey had escaped from a circus.
Didn't Get the Earth.
Hyker—Hello old chap! Allow me
to congratulate you.
Pyker—Congratulate me! What for?
Hyker—Why, it Is reported that you
have reecntly inherited a landed es
tate.
Pyker—Well, the report is ground
less, I'm sorry to say.
"Cheating croquet" is the fashion
able gamo nowadays, only you must
not let it be observed by the other
players,
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FINDS LONG MISSING FATHER
Family Recognized Man in Fishing
Scene and Pair Were Re
united In Seattle.
"BACK TO
THE FARM
X.—The Farm as a Place 1
Grow Old.
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ICopyrlRht. If i. ty American Press Aasr
•Matlon.)
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used lie tile ambition of tb
snnlso niouey enough
that he "u'd afford to move 1
town id spend the rest of
days in oui:'ni-|. Now It Is the tin
bition of the ili dweller to neciiiui
late enough nf iliis world's goods
enable him purchase a little pluo
in the couutry and grow old lu tin
open air.
This change Is typical of the change
In sentiuieut that has taken place in
regard to country life. This change in
sentiment is due -In a large measure
to a change In country life Itself.
At first country life was essentially
the life of the pioneer. It was a life
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of hardships, and the reward was only
a few of life's necessities. But these
hardships developed a class of hardy,
virile men who have conquered the
American continent and brought it un
der man's control.
The days of pioneering on the farm
are well nigh past. Now that the rough
edges are worn ofT the true pleasure
of life in the open is beginning to be
appreciated. At first people crowded
together in the cities for protection,
later for convenience In transacting
business. The city never was intend
ed primarily as a place to. live. In the
early days the cities were deserted as
soon as the danger which had forced
the people together was over. Tbey
scattered out to their farms, where
they could live In peace and plenty.
When the development of the city
as a business center began no particu
lar provision was made for the home
life. People lived where they could,
existing for their: business rather than
making their business exist for them.
ID all the years in which the cities of
the United States have been develop
ing the home life always has lagged
behind. True, some of the men who
were most successful in accumulating
wealth built palatial homes. But
there is no room lq, the city for many
such homes. Kather must people live
tiered one above another, layer upon
layer. On all sides, above und below,
the space lu which they are free to
move at will is marked by strictljk de
fined limits. No wonder that in such
circumstances man has longed for a
fourth dimension in which be could
expand.
People have endured tbese conditions
because it paid tbera to do so. Busi
ness fed and clothed them, but busi
ness demanded that they be always
close at band. They knew that some
where outside the web of paved streets
lay an open country, but they knew of
no way In which they could make a
living there. The stories tbey heard
from the country were stories of poor
ly paid toll, few pleasures and a pre
mature old age. They preferred the
discomforts to which they were accus
tomed.
The coming of electric transportation
widened the horizon of the city. It
mude it possible for the best paid la
borers to have bouses of their own. It
allowed the salaried man, who put In
fewer hours, to live almost in the
country. With a glimpse of suburban
and country life and what it really
meant to have plenty of room to
breathe, the city dweller began to cher
ish an ambition. He began to long for
nu acre of bis own, with a garden and
a few berries and sonie chickens,
where be could rest and grow old.
The advance In the price of food
products made it not only possible,
but comparatively easy, for the man
who has given the best years of bis
life to the city to retire to the coun
try. Perhaps I .should not nse tho
word retire. The swirling rush of
twentieth century life has made tho
thought of retiring distasteful. The
ambitious man lets go his work with
reluctance. He would rather die in
the harness tbnn to rust away his re
maining days in Idleness. But there
comes a time when the strongest man
feels bis grip weaken and bis mind
falter. The hard knocks of a strenu
ous life begin to make themselves
felt. The long hours grow weary on
his shoulders. Some men are situated
so fortunately that tbey can let go by
degrees, working as they feel like It
and turning over to others the tasks
of which they tire. Most men. how
ever, must continue to meet the exact
ing demands of business to the far
thest notch or drop out entirely. It Is
te th'em "that the country makes' tts
strongest appeal.
A hOuse and an acre or more of land
can be purchased or rented more
cheaply than a house and lot in the
city. The home can be supplied with
all the conveniences that the family
were used to In the city. The trolley
and the telephone keep them in touch
with their city friends. The city man
who Is past the days of the bard work
demanded in a mercantile establish
mentor a factory can still make a fair
living from lie soli. The returns from
an even acre or so of ground will go
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far toward laying tlio rnmnys Hvln
expenses.
The pleasr re of life in the ope
where the rir is pure and there
time to drea ir and room to be happ
will add yeirs- to the lives of II
new made farmer and bis wife. Tt
freedom from responsibility calls bn'
.the light hearteduuss of youth. The
tyranny of office hours Is done away
with. The luxury of Independence Is
attulned.
No sign of the return to the country
Is more encournglng'than the tendency
of the old farmers and tbelr wives to
spend the remainder of their days lu
the country. Some of the old farmers
who move to town to end tbelr days
are satisfied perhaps, but most of
them are not. The enforced' idleness
galls tbem. Tbe narrow boundaries
of a city lot stifle tbem. They miss
tbelr old friends and associates.
The home farm Is a much better
place than the city for the farmer to
spend his declining years for many
reasons. It Is home to him. and a
thousand pleasant memories cling
around every knoll and tree. He can
turn over to one of the boys the active
work of managing the farm and still
have most of tbe pleasure of farming
without tbe responsibility. It may
mean the construction of another
house perhaps, bat tbe expense will
be less than tbe cost of a bouse in
tbe city. There are always little tasks
to be done wben be feels like work,
yet be can quit when be feels like
quitting. When he is not In a mood
to work there are always neighbors
to visit With bis automobile or his
horse and buggy be and his wife can
go where and when they please. Thus
tbe days pass pleasantly and smooth
ly, without a ripple of discontent or
tbe strain of getting used to a new
environment. The passing years leave
few marks on either the farmer or his
wife, for this sort of life Is not cal
culated to encourage the advance of
old age.
From tbe standpoint of the commu
nity the retired farmers are a valua
ble asset A number of sucb families
in the community give permanency to
Its social life. Wltb little else to do
and plenty of time to do It in the
farmer and bis wife can go ahead
with the management of tbe club or
grange. Tbey can devise picnics and
suppers and go ahead with lecture
courses and celebrations.
These things are of incalculable
benefit to any community, and yet too
often the young farmers are too busy
to look after all tbe details connected
with tbeul.
In looking after tbe business affairs
of tbe townsuip and county and state
the farmer who it» out of active busi
ness finds an outlet 'for bis surplus
energies. Township'offices are by no
means lucrative. Yet it is essential
for tbe good of tbe community that
they be filled by men who will take
time to see. that the township afTalrs
are properly conducted. A farmer who
no longer has a business of bis own
to demand his best attention is Just
the man for such a place.
The county supervisors have charge
of a great amount of business Upon
tbe efficiency of their work depends
tbe condition of tbe roadd and bridges.
The management of a county is no
small Job.^yet it Is too often intrusted
to some office seeking politician be
cause there is 110 one else who has
time for the place. Here is another
opportunity for tbe retired farmer.
ONE OF A RETIKEL) rARUBB'S SIDE IJIMKS.
He has plenty of time to do the work
properly and to investigate any mat
ters that come up. He Is a substan
tial property bolder, and his acts are
in tbe line of conservative progres^
and in tbe main al «iys right He
takes a more impartial view of things
than If be were in active business for
himself. Tbe experience of years
helps him to govern Justly.
For the farmer with more ability
and larger ambitions positions in the
state legislature are open. Our legis
latures are especially in need of more
Intelligent farnaers In the lawmakers'
seats. These men are unlmpeachably
honest and they know bow to strike
•n average between ado nothing poli
cy and one of reckless extravagance.
The country needs men who have
lived long enough to gain wisdom and
experience. These men need tbe coun
try. For the best good of themselves
and for the best good of the nation
tbey should grow old In the country.
Children Cry
FOR FLETCHER'S
A S O I A
-THE-
Big Type Registered
Poland China Boars
Weigh from 140 to 160 lbs.
Sired by Iowa Champion
No. 142229, the prize win
ner liog at the Minnesota
State Fair
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1908.
O S O A S A
PKOTIVTN, IOWA
Iowa State Fair
A N E O S I I O N
E S O IN S
Aug. 25th Sept. 2d
o"1
American Loan and
Investment Co.
CRESCO, IOWA.
J. C. WEBSTER, Pres.
C. W. REPD, Vice-Pres.
B. F. DAVIS, Secretary
Owner and Proprietor of the onlv Com
plete
SE OF ABSTRiCT
in Howard County
Abstracts of Title to Lands and Town
Lots furnished on short notice
Special advantages for making Farm
Loans and selling Real Estate, v.
HOWARD:
Real Estate and Insurance
Iowa and Canada Lands our
specialty.
We have contracts with over
100 sub-agents throughout1
Iowa and Illinois to bring us
buyers the coming season.
We want your farm on our
list.
R. Ji BECKER, Supt.
P. G. WHITE, Mgrf
Goal, Wood, Posts
Lime, Cement
Market Street, Cresco, Iowa..
DELIVERED FREE IN TOWN
2000
Quality, Honest Weight and Accurate
Measurement Guaranteed.
m. F. RATHERT
MTU WFI.\
Attorney and Couuselor
at Law.
CBESCO. I A
Office over Cresco Department Store.
Will Practice in All the Courts
of the State.
P.G.BUTMV.S:
Assistant State Veterinary
S
Honor Graduate of the On'arlo Veterinary
College, Toronto, canitr.a member of the
Ontario Veterinary ,'dlcal Association.
Treats all diseases the domesticated
intmalg by the most approved imthods.
SpeclHl aftenll' given to singles! operation*
*n«l horse dentistry. A!l calls, day or night,
romptly attended to. charges moderate.
Office and Hospital first door weit of Armory
BulMlng. Cresco.
Northern low* Telephone Office Mo. 189#
JOHN MoCOOK
Attorney and Counselor at Law
CRESCO, IOWA
win practice In all the courts of. the itnte
make loans, and attend to buying and
IHIIIDK
real estate'and securities.
Ofllce over eiesco Union Savings Bank.
GEO. H. OWENS
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REAL ESTATE
Office over First National Bank
CBS8C0. IOWA. "V
Physician and Surgeon
(Successor to Dr. Scripture.) c.
Office in Thompson Building.
N. I. Phone, office 1ft residence 1ft
INTER STATE COLLECTION
AGENCY
K. I 'Phone,
office,882
CRESCO. IOWA
We collect money for Goods sold, Services per
formed, money loaned, or any form of debt,
from ANYONE, ANYWBERB. MTIOATDD
MATTRHS carried through all court*. Write
(or particulars. •, A CHURCH,
gv 3:-$l PER DAY.
Corner of Market and Elm Sts.
over P. A.'Clenimer'R Drugstore. Speclol
attention given to beeinncrp on the violin,
and will also accept the somewhat advanced
pupils on that instrument, ('an accei
pupils on some band Instruments.
Dr. G. H. Kellogg
DENTAL SURGEON
CRESCO, IOWA
Any work In his line will receive
Attention, office In rear
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This aoa«e hu been Newly Refitted ana He
tarnished. Klectrlo Lights. Qood
Stabling in Connection. ^§3
pfy.l&g
L. J. LONOt Proprietor.
•W. J. MEAD'S
Violin ftwdio,
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Attorney for Agency.
ARLINGTON HOTEL
A.
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Promt
of Clark's
Muilc Store.

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