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Postville Post (Newspaper) - February 29, 1884, Postville, Iowa THE DISTRICT POST 1 ay by the A. B. FRANK D. ii 75 for pti 40 for throe 10 per lino first 6 insertion of Rama notice THE Labor and Capital VOL. 2. FEBRUARY 29, 1884. NO 19. OUR We and support righto of the many against privileges far tho tho creation of elial be by tho State and uot Enemies Equal Rights to AIL AFTER THE Our friends are continually so about the enormous profits and spirit evinced by the and predict another election will show the farmers aro abandoning the old who have done live Thin transaction indexes the of heud center of the Register name Clarkson champions everything banking that aome nothing tor them in the and lQ for the people who know nothing that thoy will elect men who will about it lira led to believe these profits work regardless for calculated to aid bless Bro. the farmer from the crashing weight The of hia unbearable through with that question long - proved it and settled it. old ante diluvian the - has misled you on the i r t For the relief of the It is true that there is no business yields as good as national We talked recently with a man of a an owner of pity a practical farmer and professional money He Franklin Buy Expedition to the Artie the and of good At 3 o'clock p. we left men lo and nn dange for where as usual we arrived our to .in I economy nil 2ate this time To in consequence of a ser ioa of unwise attempts to explore the yields me tho best income of any uninhabitable and unproductive reinvestment I hi ve toward the North tho extensive owner of bank stock of a j number of soldiers and a national bank director us in 1879 that the bank witli which he was connected had never less than 12 per dividends after paying all and setting aside reserves and for the year just that ten years when the bunk yearly dividends were 25 per cent. That was for a decade of disaster when every farmer and most men found growing poorer and poorer every It was then more than now that proclaimed against their extortionate Though still lot I ail and always will so long as are the difference is not now so The most noticeable avils now in the national banking system are the incompetency of the system to furnish currency adequate to the growing wants and business of the country consequent the opening up of new territory and tho growing wealth of the settled and tho advantage thus given to a a a tion to control the entire business of the nation for speculative The national banking system makes it possible for capitalists ami heavy dealers to to boar the price any or all kinds of produce and then to the Without the aid of the national banks such operations would be greatly crippled in their powers for evil and the tap root of all monopolies cut off. It is stated that Randall took onr own Waller np between his figuratively a few days the of a and squeezed him so hard that it made Weller tho toughing of the whole settled down behind his and didn't appear to mind the matter Perhaps Mr. Weller did not know that Randall was loaded when hs began fooling around should try to be too familiar with weapons of Sammy's Congressman Weller arose but once sinoe hia assault on and consequent want to a but wsb with ones of The Fourth is now without a member in Paragraphs like the above pre found in in the sore-eyed poodle press of the Fourth but we have observed with satisfaction that the portion of the presa have got through harping on Mr. Wallers and wo have also observed that the better of Democratic papers are very commendatory of Mr. Weiler regarding his tilt with The fact none but idiots would put such stuff in print as the clippings with we introduce this Mr. Weller has acquitted himself The amendment the rules which he proposed was just tho thing needed to head off and shut out corrupt Like an honest clear headed and courageous farmer he unearthed the mischievous thing which Randall and his tricky pals had so nicely to gull grangers Of course Randall was as mad as any mountebank to have his boBS trick of course with the brazen assurance of his class he simulate contempt and but lot stripped him of his garments of of pretended superiority and stood him up before tho people a disrobed All honor we say to Mr. If the majority of the members of oon - greas were as ne clear-headed as fearless and as watchful of the in torest of their constituents as Mr Weller the of the United States would soon enter upon an era of prosperity and happiness superior to any they have yet experienced sailors of the and other aro in and Whereas the United States govern ment has at various times the expense of several millions of to rescue persons similarly and attempts have resulted in of a great number of and imperiling a greater unmoor uf person th in were design ed to and persons engaged in certain private pursuits are bettor fitted by training and habit to undertake such of than the soldiers and sailors of the United States army and navy may Be it enacted by the Senate and House of of tbe United States of America in Congress That the President of the United States and hereby ed to offer a reward of one hundred thousand dollars to the mas and crew of any vessel or ship that at any time during the eighteen hundred and eighty-four rescue and restore to any in the United States Lieutenant W. Greely and his composing what is known as tho Lady Franklin Bay expedition to the Arctic or the survivors thereof at the of such Sec. 2. That upon the rescue and restoration 6i said persons as provided in one of this the or of the United States shall pay tho sum of one hundred thousand dollar out of any money in the treasury not to tho and crew so in such portions to shall have been agreed upon in state ment in writing tiled in the office of the secretary of the treasury previ ous to undertaking such Sec. 8. That all payments under the provisions of this act shall lx made in standard silver at the United States treasury sake of and every ho hin organize I tlie Alliance lo head and disrupt a popular he j championed tho live Association and now Is its most trusted agent tor he prohibition in the interests of the lixu and now with singular futility the prohibitionists confide tho entire of their mmse lo lie every movement ol the parly and politically his uvery while the like a patient in slow teels its energies gradually wasting and year bringing it nearer and nearer Surely the pernio of without distinction Or should unite to shake off the Clarkson that is every source ol health anil progress in economy of the all I privilege to or and frown upon the h of of mijn in he lib rty sb be i for tup discussion o' all i Of can p y tiie real fanne a. b to for agricultural t q .i able t ' in it of i a- er of It more I r wants i f u o oil h tion in te n m liow to ize mi no. Ah i liave o his or more rs to agri e foi in no el Ih u mil ll name it. then writ Seer t 0'" Al Ii nee f agreed and uIb tiie names of six or morn in- toe 0 t L A. Sec. of Sla A dl t Kan. by a freight train being off the track near Wo were very favorably impressed with Durant and tho surroundings hero Had the best bod and table we have found sinoo leaving and if you over visit this beautiful little town stop at tho West you will will find Tf at bargains that have never before be still on duty as chief of the dining offered in goods will be as We now offer - our entire winter stock of The burnt of modern is morn nan in the efforts of the leaders ol ilie parties to draw linos on the There no use in to do it question through every party surely and Ii It ere is any si h in the quest inn it can only be manifest by disrupting old parly Kept iml Democrats as can never the and never is evidence that ties as such have on I lived usefulness and are to the living ol ho hour Letter irom Joha B. A current paragraph says that the editor of the York holds the highest social position of any editor in We do not doubt it. He married the daughter of a that him to distinction in New York If lie had his profession as diligently is he has nought social lie might now be enjoying a more reputation than that of u It has hoen so it the reason the Iowa pro do not favor the ion of a National Prohibition is that when the party should as it probably in a short the market for liquors would consequently be in all stales and the Ii i o Distill nay would have to go ml of If there is any good in a it should bo manifest in seasons of sudden and unexpected ca It would soem to bo our of tho first and plainest duties of government to provide for tho vie tiras of and provision should be amplo to supply every need and meet every that may possibly For this purpose an Accident be Stale and Nu with ability to act and power use funds I be very humane and like for cities and nations to bestow upon each other iu times if dire but such help is vaya insufficient am to bo misdirected and misap Far hotter that the funds ol government bo spent in maintaining an active and accident bn capable of meeting tho demands of any casually at ablo to cu into at an hour's notice force enough to stay disaster where oan be stayed and provide relief whore relief is than in maintaining useless armies and navies and dress parade What handsomer thing oan a Member ol Congress than present a for the establishment of such a bureau What more proper thing can the do than to petition Congress for the adoption a measure It is now expected that tho Sioux in Dakota will be open d to iho homesteader and his It is a largo and desirable Who wouldn't bo an the A special correspondent to Pioneer Feb. 22, loaders of farmers move at announce that pleased the attendance C. F. editor of tho Dos Moines Register received for a libelous editorial concern L. the Farm Protective Association barb wire of Dos Moines Yet the same Register has assumed tho most conspicuous as special oi the Farmers Proteo The Farmer's The following are the on o's ami purposes of the or First to enable the farmers to by united hostile legisl i fur her of ilio combi and to the under control of Mie United Si the practicable way of ending the and rings within inns that are robbing the ers ami shippers of ihe conn rv in he of a few Second to n more equitable assess incut of taxes each property owner will be compelled to pay according to the projection that Ilia properly icq t work for the elevation of tare by tue moral aud improvements ol its which can be best effected by frequent free cultivating and their best talent for By and trial adopt a more rations al system of guided by tho exercise of more and command a return commensurate with the brain a ml muscle employed in its The will seek by plans and joint to higher prices for all the farmer's and prices for all as of others To encourage and practice the cash system in buying and saving heavy ex in by officers and To pone special and and rebuke misguided of To endeavor to Feb. 22.1884.-I am sorry I have not b en able to write yon often but there hus been so much to see aud and wo have been constantly on the whenever the weather and roads would and one cannot write and talk very well at tho same After the convention at we went north and east to then south to Columbia and west to take in Mt. but the roads were so bad we could not travel it all off the We had been on the go for seven days and in that lime only saw tho sun for a part of one When wo left homo it was snowing and so continued until we reached central then it was mist and Soon after crossing the Ohio river it to rain in and how it poured soon our arrival at The people told us that it nud rained everyday but one for eleven so you can judge of tho condition i he roads were in. Sorno of the determined northerners started out to see tho country in west of town on but soon lailo or two was sufficient for est of Columbia is tine farming country and lauds aro there is also some fine farming country south and oast of Columbia and Columbia and Tributary to Franklin and Thompson are line lands not held so high as about After closing onr trip we will endeavor to get in one letter so as to be convenient for reference in regard to lands and other matters of interest to the northern Wo have met many prominent citizens of the south aud have a large number nf names and addresses in our note Wo have been received every where with cordial hospitality and have mixed freely with all classes getting passable information as church aud school privi all of which aro cheerfully At Nashville we saw much to interest and instruct From tho top of the state house the view is very taking in a largo extent of The Columbia like all the southern rivers was out of its and it was said that about 300. buildings wero surrounded by Returning from Middle when bn the between the aud a furious rain set in and continued until we reached We then turned south west to For awhile the sun shone out bright and About 3 o'clock p. m. on tho 20th the wind began to blow from the Northwest and after a heavy shower of it suddenly turned quite cold and we had quite a snow From Milan we stinted Our first atop was at Holly Springs where we about four hours it is a nice town we are on tho highest land iu the between Cairo and New It was our good fortune to meet Gen the not a Strang er in having boon on stump in the causa of He showed ns around tho city and over his magnificent garden and fruit green house we spent an enjoyable time in the General's studio and were sorry when the time came to leave for the We met kind friends at Holly Springs wo will refor to room you will tie well company with two whom we will mention hereafter we visited a fruit farm near town where thoy were putting out various tomatoes and onions wore some two or three fruit frees in blossom aud tho Dowers in the garden wore very inviting witli their fragrance aud Spent a few pleasant moments with the editor of tho Durant News and left the office only when tho train was at the Bidding adieu to kind friends we were soon under headway arriving at Canton sundown Took a rumble night and mot some and aro under obligations to Mr. Kelly and N. J. tho latter having a farm town of about 1,500 Took quite a walk this morning about aud being tired wo pen you these few lines while friend Ballon is at the depot seeing how soon we will leave for the capital of tho J. E. Men's gloves and Cardegan Flannel and ladies cloaks and and Misses hoods and wool hose and Also a job lot of Felling a It was we'd up on the side of a in tho midst of a Tho tree was 25U feet high and twelve feet iu i climbed to the top and found tlu men arranging the bed on which the true was to Tho boss stood down the mountain and directed tho rolling of a or the placing of a mass of large to savo the body of the tree being the tree take a notion to fall iu soma other replied the where they are told to They have no kinks ol their own about you moan to say that you can make that immense tree fall exactly into that saddle of to the millionth part of a hair ' Tho bud on which tho tree was to fall being tho boss went up on tho mountain ho could sight tho tree and tho and cried you ready five cuts near the Hold chop till I tail you to Hold Missouri with your long handle near the hold let Minnesota come in with hia long For fifteen minutes this wont when the magnificent which had stood there while ten generations of the ancestors had mouldered in their began to I stood where I could detect the After there had been a distinct the boss cried out- close by The monster wont down with an awful It struck precisely in the bed prepared it. It was r long time before the tremendous crush died awny in tho strange mountain Ail of the above goods and many others numerous to mention will be sold at great Come early and make your selections before the best are 3HTJLTZ & - IN- HEAVY SHELp HARDWARE Coal and Wood Also Hardware of All Make a specialty of JOB I It will pay you to call at The Old Sellable Hardware Store our Stock and get Prices beforo purchasing MATT - - - Postville DOUGLASS & and dealers IN Oils Miscellaneous and School Toys Tobacco and Nuts and THE STOCK OF WALL PAPER IN THIS Physicians prescriptions BR OK BARBER SHOP Commercial N. A. HAIR CUTTING A SPECIALTY CHOICE Allamakee County MUTUAL LIGHTNING WIND AND TORNADO Insurance April 8,18fi'2.^H James F. D. Herman A. J. John Myron J. Boebe apply to the or for full particulars inquire of the M postville T B. Parlor & Bedroom PARLOR BEDROOM Picture Caskets and Undertaking a Repairing neatly First door north of the Erantz or Exchange The Best Grades of Flour kept on hand and Warranted as furnished at all hours on short and in first-class xl full line and The Finest stock of Tobacco and Cigars in tho market Don't forget Fresh Wine and Gome in and see me. Jouk S. MOTT James ' IK an I curry a full Stock of Heavy and Shelf lowest living p ' GIVE US A Subscribe
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