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Iowa State Register and Farmer (Newspaper) - February 16, 1906, Des Moines, Iowa ESTABLISHED, wva ___AND FARMER MOINKS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY who cares -fur the roads wilh a drag; tiiis it; alto a good thing. Published wc.-kly :u Fourth street t avensjf, Des Moinc-s. by The t-'ompajiy. 'Gardner j :ii! second class manor Oct. rX' :it tiK' Pljstofnc-e at Moiru-s] FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1S06. OP st'HSi Single sulxscriijtiony, one year........? .50 Single subscriptions, three "years...... i.oo Three subscriptions, one i.CO I'Jve or more far one year, each.......30 Register and Farmer subscriptions arc invariably ptiid in advance Thc inpor stops at the end of rime for which it is paid. No bills are cvt-r sent to our BubscriU-rs because thoy never owe- us anything on subscription. New York Oniee-1'0 Potter Payne Young, Managers. Chicago Marquptte Ituild- Payne Managers. Give in full, includ- Inpr county atul state, hi ordering of address, yivt- old and 'new ad- dress "Watch the label your It toils the dati- KI which your subscription is Money may be- pi-nt by Pns-t.iffiPc. Money Order, Kxpross Ordtr, i 3-ettf-r cr Draft :tt risk. Rates to and Publishers sent o.-i application. Sample Coyios Frr.-r. Address STATK KKfMSTKR FAHMSCK. DCS Muiix-s. IOWA. CONTENTS: Page Pages 2 and Continued and Country Life. Pages 4 and 5.-----Trial of 3 Tyrant. Pages 6 and Page Department. Page Department. Page Department. Page Boys and Girfs. Page Story. Page of Britt. Page Corn Belt Meat Pro- ducers. Page News. Page Good Roads. Page Advertisements Page Notes. Page Department. Pages 20, 21, 22. 23 and otock. A matu-i- referred 10 as con- stituting one- or the of liv- i-ig on a farm ls the fact of able enjoy a degree of which city residents arc denied. PAY AS YOU GO. The and Farmer mpn would like to emphasize the many vir- tues of the pay a.s you as a guide for the conduct of business JSOfi. The careless and inju- dicious use of credit lies at the very foundation of over half the financial 'Us which afflict (he people. por years tho country, and this include the Individual, has either been indulg. mff m a riotous spree of credit or doctoring the financial head- ache which is the inevitable result of painting things red. Conditions have the old Harry between good RtASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT BE A CANDIDATE. AH this is the season when the citi- zen of the republic is pondering over Uie question whether or not ho will "Place himself in the hands of his fnends" and be a candidate for .some ofticp, wo want to offer a few rea- sons why he had better not run. is very doubtful if you are qualified for the place you seek It will probably be too big for vou A f little _ I style is to spoil a man, and while the temporary possession of a small office way gnitify yotn- pride, you will fm.j it. win cost more comes to. than he reailv is, and wicked people are sarc to make fun of him. have a little confidence m human nature now. After vou HORSE MEAT. There f3 no consistency in Amer- icans cr the Knjfiish people turning down horse meat as an article of food. Tho objections to it are purely sentimental. NO ,-egard is puid by tho old Mosaic law govorn- IHK iho clean and unclean, evidenced m use of hogs, rabbits, and other so-called unclean animals. The French people, com- Helled tu tho use of horse flesh during the of the commune, arc rapidly laying aside their prejudices and the contentment wirh smaller ihmK a homely and old of .hue alas, i smie slopped. Money should earned before heing spr-ni. Wp quit caiing i his month what we expect to earn next. "Pay us you go" will do much to help on this line ant! May.c 'he way to a better of living Fry u. a year and src. Ss -.hat would not, look well in i cold typo, or sound well as street talk. When these get aired you WJH feej very mad, and mortified, and heartily wish you had not been fool enough to the coals of a war-time camp fire would not. hesitate lens to choose a tender John Of horse meat in prefer- to the flesh of one of our old farrow cows of Iowa. run. real or a man, voJr opponen' o sito J- lf e e oppo- WHEN SHALL HE MARRY? We are asked by a young man if supposing he gets married, i- will cost him much were to live than to i-eniiiiii single? This is P v.'eok to the fact that the state agri- cultural college, an institution upon which the people of the state spend vas-. sums of money every year to P.-O- and (kn.'iop ,lK: ;lsricuimra, as if true, i hen or roosrer on it.s prem- :rnJs legislative A friend of ours notes that the buichei likes the sparrow for a; breakfa! the cold mornings of the v: inter. as she most coriainly does, one of the most profit- able and sources of income for our people, good for the grocery bills every year and aii years, regardless of uroliths and frosts, she should mosr cenatniy be recognized by the classic professors who show so much abilitv aml in chasing the ehisive microscopes, and in j "_ efjorls i res? pumpkins with Duch- i appSfts. Instead of bovs I and make you possible to kill a campaign si? ti! afier election, and thci> tim-- accord' tho bottom of the win have to aTUl the and friendly tuwardfa f r vrm i- 11 1 t, il dCT'tl S t OfllGCt t.O in til PI I" If Representative Of fill sets his anti-firecracker bill passed into law II should make him in great demand as a Fourth of July orator. If yon think that you cannot win your case at the end of a lawsuit, it is always best to arbitrate, for the basis of all arbitration is compromise, and -so arbitrating you will be sure to sn something and save costs. Canadian thistles, which are a near relative of the common uimble-.veed, bloivn and drifted in such oiiar.- titics on thc Dakota prairies las' fall ns to entirely fill the railways CiHs and block the passage of trains. A bill has been introduced into thc legislature amending the road laws, which bill if passed will put ihc town- ship into four road districts instead of one, which we believe is a move in the right direction, the township as the unit of road administration, being too large. A further amendment pro- .Tides for the payment of Oie fanner m the early moni by the cheery bugle call of thc barnyard roos- or tho mellow roar of the Shang- hai sultan, they rise to the call of -i bell or a janitor. The mr-rrv cackle of old biddy as she celebrates the lay- ing of a fresh Ofrg never keeps thc-m touch with the old homestead anrl the farm and so it comes that it no wonder that the tendency of the Ptmkms is to rather seek the kid- Siovtd professions when thev leave the college than return to the peaceful pursuits of agriculture on TJie In a national way ft is an well enough for us to brag about our great. Amer- ican but when %ve down to business the American hen" is the bird which has the largest claim upon our consideration. The idea of an concern like this crea- collose not having any hen, is absurd There are lots of things we want to know about chic-kens; wc particularly need some new breed that may be kept in the country towns, a breed that will not scratch up gardens and It you say you won't do this, but left. sure. Sixth-It will cost money, and more than you dream of. Forced contribu- tions will be levied on you to build churches, pay for brass bands and campaign speeches and the has one vote of his own an control two more down j creek will strike yon tor a ioan of Wbicll P i T m pruvtrs to 3. nor- ittanent investment. If you should be elected you will probably never know when to' let go. and will have to he choked off and kicked out. You will get a notion rhat nobody else can fill your place and having once held office, will hate' after being choked off. to 50 out into the cold world to carp, an hwsM ing 1-y hard work, and will ho eternal- ly hanging around r.nd scheming to gor in again. elected you won't find office holding the soft snap ii now looks to you. Yon then become public property, the dear people will find fault with you, and -no matter how hard you may try, yon will find it hard work to suit them. If you don't see fit to patronize all the measly news- papers published by your constituents, you will bo accused of belonging to a "ring" and be called some choice names: see la'.e files of the_____ general effect of office holding, especially when the office is sought and worked for in modem rather mercenary standpoint oE whether or not it will cost less to live double than single. In a general way h may be- said that in the mattrr of single. As an off- set to this it may be also paid that most, men will cam mere, save more, and generally enjoy ]jfe more to have o home and wife than to work, live and die as lonely, crabbed. old bachelors. li a man can support nimself in comparative com anil luxury, he can marry and live in com- fort, but if he is lazy, or generally in- competent, or profligate, or always in debt, he is a fool (o marry. The truth is that absolute poverty and constiiiuional and shifMess- ness bhould be a legal bar to mar- riage. It may be said to tho crflit of wamon that she wil] almost invariably aid her husband in any effort to ccon- ave. and will most cheer- any privation incident to their united effort lo secure a home and make it Summing it all up, we- would advise a young man to marry any time after he is 25 years old, when lie has a business cr em- ployment which is steady and suffi- c-Ienilj- remunerative ?o that he has been able fo save money out of it as a single man. Then if he selects the right krnd of a girl, he will usually find that he has done a wise thing in setting married.
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