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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - April 27, 1890, Burlington, Iowa PART ONE THE BTJB ESTABLISHED SOME OF THE DKTDWUISHIXf CHABACTERI8TICS OF OUR Advantages Burlington Offen for and Bnsna see Ynbliaaed bjr ike Commercial Club and Board of Which Will Zatereet Every one Seeking a Hew Home and Profitable JOHN retary of the Commercial Clu and the Board of an acting as commercial agent f o our citizens under the auspices of thos two has prepared and pu into pamphlet form some valuable an trustworthy statistics regarding Barling ton and her business Whil our readers are familiar with the general characteristics of her numer ous lines of the unlimited supply of cheap the uniform sue cess of her manufacturing industries the large jobbing trade and th solid fiscal all will interested in reviewing these later statistics gathered with much pains taking care to secure accuracy We have room this morning only for extracts from the pamphlet copies of which are to be distributed in the eastern and middle states and espec ially in the manufacturiLp districts Secretary Merrill will follow up these f orerunnere by personally visiting many eastern points and calling the attention of manufacturers and capitalists to the advantages Burlington offers for the in vestment of capital and for manufactur ing He expects to start east about the 1st of May and hopes to be able to take with him the authoritative announcement that the proposed new gas company has been organized and the capital raised to manufacture fuel That it will be a powerful incentive to eastern manufacturers to remove their plants to is situated on the Mississippi 206 miles southwest from 300 miles east from 800 miles south from Paul and 200 miles north of Bur lington lias a population of and is The distributing and commercial cantor of a densely ponulated and highly pros perous agricultural in the great Mississippi and by reason of its favorable location upon the Mississippi river one ol the great base lines of transcontinental freight cut east and west is enabled to compete success fully with the greater cities of the east in all lines of commerce and manufac lure Burlington is located in the heart of a territory having the best railway facili ties in the United and leading in the order with an aggregate of more than miles of track within their borders miles if laid in a continuous to encircle the globe Fuel is abundant and The best bituminous coal soiling at 3 00 per while coal suitable for use under steam boilers and for ordinary heating pur can be had for about per The present year will the introduction of fuel gas at Burling ton at prices which will insure its use by nil classes and in all lines of business whore cheep fuel is an important feat thus giving Burlington advantages posacsEod by few cities outside the naiu gas TRANSrOUTATION Burlington is situated on the mainline nf the Burlington and Quincy bo well known Burlington Ujute so christened in honor of our which highway with its miles of track reaching out into the slates of Col Dakota and Wyoming gives ready access to a great scope of Burlington has within its municipal jorders an area of ten square with be best natural drainage of any city in he The manufacturing and job ling business of the city is compactly gathered in the adjacent to the ailroads and the while the three hills on which are built the residence combine in the formation of a city beautiful and Burling of all cities in the United anks second only to n the average mortality per thousand of BURLINGTON HAS an abundant and inexhaustible supply of pure taken from the great and distributed through the city by the xcellent Holly system of water having twentyfive miles of street A public school system which was warded the first prize at the Centennial xposition at Has twelve tublic seven denominational ond one business In the newspaper two daily and ve weekly viz THB BUBLJHQ ON HAWKEYZ daily and The Gazette daily and The tfatur ay Evening The Western nd The Iowa Tribune Three express Ameri the and the United Twentyeight among which are several beautiful as fine as re to be found in the A charity conducted by the rder of the Sisters of Baint with beds for seventyfive A free circulating containing p wards of The finest opera house in the Twentyfive miles of street very mile of which will by September ba operated by fur nishing an easy and rapid medium of ommunication between all parts of the A wellorganized and thoroughly quipped fire with seven re stations and twentyfive electric fire larm A free delivery with a force thirteen A telephone connecting ith the exchanges of a large number of In addition to this we have the Ptwria and Western with its connections extending into the far the Cedar Rapids and Northern covering the north and the Keokuk and the Burliagton and Kansas City the Rock Island and Pacilic the Burlington and Northwestern and the great of Wafers with its lines of steamers and fleets of There were received at and dispatched from Burlington during the year over its various lines of one hundred and ten thousand car loads of freight and the Union Passenger during the same gave entrance andexit to thirtyBine eight hundred and sixtyfour passenger The collections at the several f reieht stations in the city for the year were upwards of two millions in addition to all of which was the heavy volume of freight and handled py the packet and barge lines on the An idea of tho importance to Burling ton of the river transportation may be formed by knowledge of the fact that all the lumber handled by our four great aggregating more than fifty million ten thousand car re oaived here by river and thence dis tributed by the several lines of A great bulk of merchandise is also handled by the and that route serves as an equalizer and cheapener of freight rates throughout an immense territory north and and gives Bur lington a marked advantage over inland cities and over cities located upon the Missouri the latter stream being almost unused as a transportation high A glance at a railway map will show the easy accessibility of all north and from and will especially commend our city to the manufacturer or as a most favorable point from which to distribute his wares to that great agricultural ter ritory lying between the great lakes aad the the greatest marketing re tor manufactured within the United States and into which the tide of such articles is flowing with acoa stantly increasing COMMERCIAL The jobbing and manufacturing inter ests of with capital invested to the amount of six minion transactad during the year a busi ness upward of fifteen millions and furnished profitable to more than four thousand An idea of the volume of HtaU trade nay be formed from the tact that not less than ten thousand river from Illinois of which market their with the merchants of in addition to the cross the the driven aad txafie The workings ot the saaccelaw have made it be located as his Mtaml flnrliB condition of freight rates have put the western manufacturer in a pontioa to successfully compete with the long established and well known concerns of insuring at all times aad an abundance of the material to employ such en Cheap transportation to the souththe marketing place of so much packing house afford tie INDUCEMENTS OFFKKBD Westward the star of Empire its is a truism which is daily he ing forced upon the eastern mannfac tnrer and jobber and in obedience to whose many are wisely seek ing locations in the more favored Burlington does not enter the field with large offers of cash bonus to induce the location cere of manufacturing but she offers the more substan tial advantages of a point presenting in ducements which can be equalled by no other city in the and which when summed up by the careful business will outweigh the transient benefit of a few thousand dollars cash which in all it is expected will be re turned to the donois with goodly interest Burlington offer cheap building sites and exemption from municipal taxation for a term of and has an abundance of capital to aid concerns shown to be based upon good business principles and backed by capital enough to carry the canviction hat the projectors are in hare confidence it their enterprise and mean of the Mississippi river aa twofines of Then is ample stock yard room to supply the larger establishment and an abunc of skiDed home labor to operate the A corset and underwear factory woul also find at Burlington all the require ments which guarantee the success o suGh an Aa almost unlimited number of femal operatives could be engaged to perform that line of a ready and profitabl market found for the output of such an and suitable buildings can be had at a very reasonable rental A shoe factory on a large scale can be operated and the right concern secure the cooperation of a large amoun of Burlington capital already invested in the boot aad shoe with an extensiv and prosperous trade already established Hen is a splendid opportunity for some manufacturer who thoroughly under stands the boot and shoe and who will back his knowledge with a fair investment of capital A starch or glucose works would also find at Burlington a location well adapted to that andtheestab iiahmMit here and proper operation o such a plant would certainly result in un qualified The material is chea and and can be laid down a the factory door without the interven tion of railroad A tanning establishment could also be profitably operated at Burlington The leather firms of this city alone con sume an immense amount of that article and a ready market can ba found near at hand for large the output In reeled and furnished at an expense of urroundmg cities and A gas with eighteen miles of and a second and independent ompany being which latter oncern will manufacture a fuel gas for omestic and manufacturing Two electric light operat ng both the arc and incandescent A steamheating supply ith mains throughout the business por on of the furnishing heat to busi esB factories and One hundred miles of open ten miles of which are improved with ranite and macadam pavement A arge additional amount of brick pave ient is now under contract for this and under the work of laying it is appliances theft or A fine public park in the heart of the well adorned with paved trees and a fine Five national and two aggregate deposits of three id onehalf million dollars an index of the wealth and business prosperity of ur A loan and building well atronized and in a flourishing A safety deposit with ample and fitted up with the most mod to insure safety from An appropriation of recently made by the United States for the erec on here of a government work pon which will be begun at A well established organ with lecture and reading rooms and intelligence D8DTK88 AND SOCIAL The Commercial an association f business men of the with a fine uite of rooms luxuriously The Board of Trade established in with a membership drawn from the business and professional men of the The Crystal Lake aad Eagle Grove owning upward of acres of Anting and fishing grounds oa the min is with a club house for le accommodation of the members aeir The Lone Tree Bunting aad Fishing located also on the Illinois the with acres of fishing grounds aad aa ele gant and commodious club The Burlington Boating owning and occupying the finest dub ouse on the river between Bt Louis sad t Equipped with a full line of cedar sad paper barges tad pleas ure The Bhokoquon with commodi us sad elegant quarters sad centrally so many other the raw material is in unlimited and such an estab lishment here would b 9 at an advantage over the eastern in that it would save the freighting east of the nw hides and west of the manufactured Awell conducted plow or a general agricultural implement factory could also be operated to good advantage and with profit to the The demand for this class of articles is so constantly on the with the rapid development of the surrounding agricultural as to render their sale an easy A paper mill would doubtless be a paying investment here ss the raw ma terial is in unlimited quantity and the all through this for the various grades of such as straw building paper aad all kinds of wrapping requires an im mense amount of the and a large concern would find a ready near for its entire A paper box manufactory could also do well at this Our two Isrge candy manufactories alone would con sume large number of and would patronize a home institution at even prices with outside There is room for a whole sale dry goods house of large propor and a very desirable new three stories and properly lo can be had at once for this or sume other jobbing A further could be made of industries which would surely give handsome returns to the investors who will locate at but the whole matter may best be summarized by stat ing that we have here cheap and good wood and fuel variety and unlimited supply of cheap raw ma what is of great importance to the manufacturer a sufficient supply of nonstrikinc and which to draw the operating forces of great in Bach a thing as a strike is al most unknown among the manufactur ing concerns of this owing princi pally to the good judgment and keen common sense of the wage coupled with the liberal spirit of the em which engenders that spirit of mutual respect and good neighborhood BO favorable and essential to a manufac turing Another marked advantage to the person who invests at now is that he does not come in on the tidal wave of a to be stranded by the reflex Real estate in this city can be had at reasonable and while the year 1889 witnessed the erec tion of 400 our city has never experienced a in the common acceptation of the but has pro gressed in a conservative and careful BO that none of the lines of com merce or manufacture have been over but on the been in adequate to the demands made upon Our people are awakening to the realization of this and the awaken ing bodes stirring times and an era of in creased prosperity for Any further information concerning this city and its interests will be fur nished upon application to commercial acting under the aus pices of the Commercial Club and Board of Trade of Lock box PBlplt Pastor United Brethren Blue says I feel it my duty to tell what wonders Kings New Discovery has done for My Lungs were badly and my parishioners thought I could live few I took five bottles of Kings New Discovery and am sound and gaining 26 in weight Arthur Manager Loves Funny Folks writes After a thorough trial and convincing I am confident Kings New Discovery for beats em and cures when everything else The groatest I cau do my many teousand friends is to urge them to try Free trial bottles at Henrys Drug Regular sizes and Attar giving a review of some ot the leading industries of Secre tary Merrill calls attention to certaia ines ot aad maaufacturies mot fully represented hen or which might be profitably He says Bnrliagton affords a splendid opeaiag f or manufacturers of aay of aad special meatioa may ba mat few tiaes which could ba placed man ua der peculiarly cireomatamom A neakiaK eatsJbBahBaeat wenld 4 wiwmi of mads of a im the gnat atock hogs aad American Aunt matilda looking up from her What a unprincipled goveraor we Richard I see he act ually refuses his support to a bill for balletreform those depraved they aeed to be Dick a sorry I agree with you the gnat majority of them an sadly ia aeed of being re fat a number of years I have been Subject tO Violent attacks Of tory rheumatism which generally lasted about two On the first of this moath I was attacked in kaee ind suffered severely for two when 1 procured a bottle of Chamberlains Pain Balm aad it relieved me almost Ithenfon most cheerfully recommend it to who an similarly afflicted Waitley is a very promiaent man la this place and his dis Body An yon that yon oaubetately placed your um brella ia my ear last evening Little Biffertoa Very careless ot Tat I wondered what became of would it be too much trouble to ask you to ntaraitr OF SUM SfflEMJOWOODm and Btoeot the theUmited Moral Teaching aad Bemevev teat General John Cox Grand Sire of the Independent or Aiming Order of Odd sad Commander of the Patriarch Militant branch of the who will arrive in the city tomorrow night and be the central figure of the Odd Fellows seventyfirst is the son of one of the heroes of lie was born at September in the old ancestral while his father was attending congress as United States senator from On his mothers General Underwood is a direct de scendant of a Danish Threl who invaded England under William of NormandyHe received his education at Illinois Jackson and at New York graduated as a civil upon attaining his and entered the Confederate serving mainly as a military en gineer in Upon coming after the battle of he fell ill and upon the retreat of Bragg rom was taken pris oner and so remained until the war He was paroled by President Lincoln just before the assassination of that In democratic June He has been Witt fee independent Order Fellows for fortysix was elected Grand Secretary of lodge ot which office fat thirtyeight consecutive being now senior Grand Secretary In he was elected urand Scribe of the Grand Eacamp and as in the wand Lodge has been reelected He was for seven yean from the GrandBn gmpment of Iowa to the Sovereign of the United Ib wrrett is cashier of the Iowa State Sav mgs bank of this dty and has held offices of public and private a aU of which he has proven himsel Peculiarly apt and Of a kindly disposition he attracts ana retains friendship and is one of our most worthily esteemed lu Fmma ttom The order of Odd Fellowship origi nated ia England in the eighteenth cen says the Cedar Rapids but IS just what year is not now al t ough the name occurs in some of the p iblications of The object of the o der at that time was to assist working n and in that respect was similar to Knights of In the early days of the when the formal ness was conviviality and good fellowship became the order of the night aad the glass and pipe in would make the welkin ring with the melody of their favorite song Love and Truth abound Among a band of The cup of joy goes gaily Bach shares the buss of The lodges seem to have been practi cally independent in England till 1809 when the Manchester Unity was formei which has ever since been the moat nu meroua and important fraternity and beneficial society in the Th order was founded in this country b Thomas Wildey and a few others whc organized the first lodge in Baltimore ia WILLIAM Secretary JOHN G Grand Grand Master of arty of Kentucky nominated and elected dm lieutenant He made an lonorable record during his four years erm aa president of the Since the xpiration of his office General Under wood has made a marked success as a journalist and as general manager of the Cincinnati NewsJournal had much nfiuence in the councils of the He was made an Odd Fellow at Bowling February 1867 assed the chairs in subordinate was Grand of lentucky in 1882 was Grand Bepresen ativeto the Sovereign Grand Lodge from 1875 to when he was elected epntv grand sire of the order at and was elected grand sire at Los in In 1884 he was appointed chairman by Erie of then grand of a special committee of to prepare andpresent in a mflitary Said committee made report which was adopted andgnad representa tive Underwood was elected lieutenant general to take Thr magnifi cent growth of the patrisjch notary de under his direction tejNhrhat a wise selection wss made In s Grand Lodge psued aaS act making him the supreme head of time he has Bowlfaig president lieutenant governor of wealth four has ftuedmauy other positions of trust and hoao 18 have GsmeTlowa wM SBAHD an Februanri2 representative to the n lowa ia 1881 He lodge of known as Washington Lodge It is from this small beginning that has grown the magnificent order of Odd Fellows which numbers over in aad about in the The growth of the order in America was very slow till about when the days of probation were and Odd Fellowship became an established fact and has ever since held an important and leading place in the fraternities of the The order was introduced into Iowa at an early The first was Washington organized at May 1844 The Grand Lodge wag or ganized Hay The first Encamp ment was instituted at Febru ary and the Grand Encamp ment was formed June The total receipts of the order in since aggregate over a large proportion of which has been used in caring for the sick and relieving the families of deceased The subordinate lodge has three de each teaching some great lesson of The initiatory treats of the frail ties of the certainties of death and the importance of so living that death may have no There are three de The first two are upon Bible the story of David and Jonathan and the good The first represents David returning from war covered with and the people singing his The tang u aroused and seeks to slay Jonathan proves his friendship and saves the life of He is the son of a king sur rounded by enjoys eveivpos sible he dam to do right and risks his fathers wrath when he swears with David in The Lord be between er and between my seed and time many years have Samana has become the rival of Jerusalem and getwee these cities exists a state and hatred that can only be found when re IfetaS bigotry is begotten of the nance of many He is stripped of Ms robbed of his purse and a priest is passing Bril he draws his robe around Levite the servant of God s altar w by on the other But man of the hated SKWrtKWSSTt o Sghesttast of brotherly lova STpoor man raimeat and degree crowns or uniformed but they have no importaat place in the great fraternal aad charitable work of the love tenth are the great underlyrait principles of OddFel The order teaches reverence to Qod aad obedience to So person can be a true Odd Fellow who is not grateful to his faithful to ail country and fraternal to his fellow It inculcates a veneration for religion and subordination to civil governmen and avoids all affiliation with sects o whether religious or la becoming an Odd then is no sacrifice of no looseaiag of the obligations to the no change o feelings toward the but oa tfe contrary the order conforms to rett gion and sound Odd Fellowship recognizes man at a constituent of one universal brother hood and teaches him that as he from the hands of a common parent hi ia bound to love and protect his fellow He thus learns to regard the grea author of our existence as his and if He is the father of all is not therefore all mankind one brother hood If one why then should there be hatred jealousy and discord among meat These vices the order Its mission is to relieve the bury the dead and educate the To thi end funds are raised and each mem berwhen sick receives whether rich or But where misfortune overtakes a brother he is freely But lest gome may say the above is a theoretical we will appl cold figures and show some of the gram work done by this the most practical of all the During the past year the lodges in the various jurisdictions paid out for relie This makes 440 each each 1209 every hour asd nearly 15 every There were also expended for funeral ex In Iowa last year the lodge spent for sick and since 1848 they have expended for this purpose For the order at large statis tics have only been returned from part of the which show that up so the year 1889 there was expended for the re lief of the the education of the the support of the widow and the burial of the In fifteen years weekly benefits have been and families widows and brothers buried by the But their charities are not confined t the narrow limits of the for when the great fire destroyed Chicago they do nated money than given by any other society or When the yellow fever scourged th Odd Fellows sent funds till th order came that nothing more was re When the great famine was de vastating unfortunate Ireland the Odd Fellows of America were the first to sent A ship loaded with clothing ant provisions crossed the bosom of the A1 lantic and its unfurled to the breeze was the white winged messenger of lov and The figures and instances related riv but a glimpse of the real worth of Odi The visitation of the sick the relief of the care of the the burial of the the sup port of the the education of the orphan as well as the general good f el owahip that draws men closer together make the Odd Fellows lodge more than s place of a place where ex ists fraternity and brotherly The Odd Fellow in a strange land sick but he has brothers who will watch by his loothe his fevered and should death come he will die among and re ceive all the care that his own famil could No Odd Fellow is buriei at public expense and none lie neglectet the potters and he com orted by the assurance that shouli death call him from his his dear jnes would not be turned over to the English American trustee or the scandal of an aid ODD FELJXJWB AT at Tfedr A bmtloK Special to THB April The seven yflrst anniversary celebration of the will be held here on Monday April At the reception committee meet at the lodge room anc then receive all visitors at the depots and escort them to the of and Masonic which will be open to visitors the entire Ladi will be received by Rebekah Lodge aad escorted to The follow ng is the program for the day Involution by Selection by Parsons college male quar Address of welcome on behalf of the citi zens of by nf Falrfleld Response by the pmident of the assocla ot Selection by the Address by the prandmaater of C Lonsuevllle of Form procession on vest aide ol with Grand Grand Mister and Grand Lodge officers in under the direction of chairman ot cue ommlttee on p tluiic by Address by of Selection by Address by Grand Sire of Business meeting1 of delegation At lodge will open nt Ma sonis hall The secret work will be ex emplifled and short toasts responded An Odd Fellows love Also a re ception and entertainment at under the auspices of the Fairfield tebekah for all Odd Fellows and whether member or We extend a cordial invitation to all tur friends and neighbors to be with us on that day and help us One and onethird fare has been secured on he railroads from towns within fifty SIUW Uver Fllav An important They act oa the stomach and bowels toroofffc the A new They speedily cure bad tor pid piles and Bplaa did for women and Small 80 doses for M Samples free at Wines drug New York who are you Tm an What are yon after Im sekmg a What man The man who would refuse Trtml To the op native f uuieu the the stomach are inev table tequencesof his me at the knife and Toiay ot him that he gratUes the t u thoroDirh SHoetettezi Stomach ittari Certatnlr notltdoMnot effect But does tve prompt produce an oldmtte Hot doMttlmiiirt reltth to the hut promotes Ittoonraiion by the into rtremthfmrtataiin need of the unqnlet produced 07 fthe Ufesttve iana ladder and Bror Give and Hostess to editor of the yon wffl your jokel Bradley of the Om somebody It ir intaadsdsapV tat croup ami whooriag num m it smu mu mi EfaaT A MsMon Over Whkh eff All Peaftteal aad letigioas Cm Sekeol Konom HAWKKYX In the very able address of CommaadcrinChief William Warner daUvend baton National it at Milwaukee ia occajrrs the following reference to the flag aad public schools I com mend to eari department patriotic practice of the posts ia the department of ot presenting on the 38nd of the birthday ot the father of his the American flag to such public schools as an not yet in lion of Lat children receive the stars aad stripes from men who placed their bodies as aliviag wall be tween it aad those who would tear it down the future citizens ot the repub lie an being educated in the public the flag of their country should ever be before them as an object lesson from its stars and stripes let them learn the story of liberty as exemplified ia the lives of Lincoln and the patriotic sons of the re who by their suffering and death rendered the imperishable fame of this illustrious trio possible le them learn to look upon the American flag by angels hands to valor given with as much reverence as did the loosmpoa the Ark of the Covenant le of boys and girls ia our elementary schools be thus imbued with a reverence for the flag and all it repre Then the future of the republic is assured and that flsg shall fonver wave Oer the land of the free aad the home of the This recommendation from the com manderinchief is a most worthy one deserving the careful attention of al loyal and as far as it is possible should aad will be carried out bat the Grand Army as a are poor every dollar that they get ia is waitei and must go out to the relief o some distressed old or his fam therefore it is impracticable to carry out these recommendations to their fnl This being the what bet ter remains to ba done than for loyal Iowa to authorize that these flags be dis played from all public schools during each day that school is ia the ex pense to be paid from the school As to whether it is proper or expediea to display these from our public it would seem that there ough not to be aay need for but as it is practically a new it is bet perhaps to refer to the benefits that wculc arise from the enactment of the This is a government of the by the people and for the it is a log leal that the qua ity of toe government will depend ea tirely upon the quality of the people of the This being a is it not vastly important then that our chil dren who are being educated in the elementsoy and who will be the future citiiens o the should have a properly patriotic and governmental education so that when they arrive at maturity they will exercise their rights of in an entirely correct and patriotic This being true of our own native how much more true it mus be of the children of foreign born people who come to this country to find a free from the tyranny and oppression o their foreign The children of these people will be apt scholars in patriotism and we should give them the Mo better illustration can be given history of educated patriotism han the actions of these foreign born people during our civil whan they followed the old flag to the treat side by side with the native born Americans this was the result of their knowledge of what the flag represented to After displaying the flag from every public school the next and not east important step in is to introduce into our schools a military grade of There is ao nation on earth that is so naturally military aa our own and this arises almost solely from the fact that we an the most patriotic nation of the earth it is this jatriotism and military tolly recognized by the countries of the old that renders our country sate sad impregnable to all outside aad enables us to reduce our steading army to a maximum ot officers aad It is in this way that we can not oaly teach pun aad but the boys will have learned more or less of the arts ot valuable in their aad yet invalu able it war should ever come to us physically they will be better tor it as it wffl to more erect figures sad correspoadiag health ot body aad Ia fact it that cannot look upoa this matter ia aay other way thaa that ot both bodily aad mental As to detriment ot proposed then an that could logically It is a tact that some of the more public spirited school aotaMy at Cedar already started the mflttary grade thabr high aad au thmr buOdiags an supplied with This is as it should be every when aad omly way to it md vsnalis by lagialatioa radicated alnady iatrodnced aad ot onrlcgiala Tham let us Aawrieaa mfll ia every school it win study ot history te of te its at aadmade by the daily preseaoa ot thaottaispil would be aa object lessoa or patriotism sad it weald bear trait IB Theeffeetof the military gradevphyaf would be beaafldal it would teach pupils to walk throwback their shoulders and in every way iav prove their maaly At time it would give them that preliminary traiaiag which would qualify thamia after yean to quickly respond to call ot their country if this wen adopted im our indeed it should general ia these United States there would alwaya ie a large body of men who were taught ia their boyhood days somethiag of military duties sad who would drilled sufficiently to to step right into the raaka aad very quickly qualify themselves for vetera army they would be such soldiers when organizedinto battal ions as General Grant described as not only a but a tanking mVit against whom ao troops ia the world could By this plan we not oaly add anew pleasure to the life of our but a aew qualification for the duties of manhood the other considera tion touched upon previously is that then is a large foreign population ing to our country every they have been brought up under the flags of Kng Norway and they come hen for a new home to be of us and with our prosperity is their they become voters and perhaps It to their it is to our interest that they shall be come familiar with American history and with American flag displayed from our school buildings would soon have a special significance for it would inspire in them pa love of their new country and a devotion to American liberty that in no other way could be instilled in their minds it would help assimilate our people into one homogenous The wisest men of this day will not deny but that the English language is some day not far distant destined to be come the almost universal language ot the The American people repre in a very large English language the flag represents our If these things an true and who can doubt is there not a wonderful future ahead for our people and our and what a mighty influence in the affairs of nations will it be to have all our people intensely loyal and patriotic to American institu Such intense patriotism and loyalty can only come through the edu cation of our It fa said that ia the year young men educated ia our schools and colleges offered their services to go abroad as missionaries to foreign What influence young men will or how farreach ing the results of their work will ao one can tell but it exemplifies the point that our children should be so patriotic ally educated that their weight of in fluence will always be for Amerieaa in stitutions and the old Nearly all the large universities aad colleges in this country have voluntarily put ia their course of a military class aad have one or more well organ ized companies of Is there any good reason why our public schools should be deprived of the same privi and ia it not a fact that these leges and universities have adopted this system because they find it useful and popular and because it is They will also be useful in our public and in a sense than they can in auy privately conducted It has been argued that a flag placed in rooms of our school buildings would answer the same purpose and be cheaper than one displayed from the top of the To this the answer that a flag no size is mentioned placed inside of a building becomes a part of the furniture and fixtures and after a short time becomes unnoticed to the same ex teat that other furniture becomes un The if displayed at should be from a flagstaff on the top of the building should be of United States regulation standard sixe Garrison flag for large buildings aad half or three quarters size for small It should be displayed each day school is in not later than 8 and taken ia not earlier 5 excepting such stormy days ss would badly damage the It must be apparent to all who give this subject due that it ia a matter that should at hands of our immediate at Let loyal Iowa be the first la the union to put this system into OAK At Fort madiaon the other eveniag about I had occasion to go down to the SaataFe a mile distant from Oa way I was accosted by of those fellows who belong to the United States at with the salu when yougom Dowa to the Better not go down youll get Ad you in ia quirsdtaisparsistaatiy This question somewhat startled having capacity for taUts iaaaythiag so large as that stitntioa but I recovered my anffldeatly to reply Why tea you what to ad vised this bibulous bum yon crawl oat early moraiag and go up to youll get a good up there this moniar got filled up rigged They an takia im and stuffim tnamflthernqr ay Whaallaftmyftiaadim npaindto trf fmUmmat aaammmanVmTaml wmmmmmTtVMmtmV Oa you gat for a a taacioncIuBeheam mgaeieapof watac
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