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Marble Rock Journal (Newspaper) - August 28, 1902, Marble Rock, Iowa t IK. V'V VOJU28. NO. 4. MARBLE ROCK. FLOYD COUNTY. IOWA. AUG. 28. 1902. TERMS A YEAR MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY WHY NOT ATTEND MASON CITY IOWA? Which will open its doors for the first time for the enrollment of kdy SE 10 Enrollments will be received in the College of Liberal Arts, which in- cludes the regular Classical, Philosophical and Scientific courses. The Preparatory Academy being a review of the Common and Elementary branches preparatory to the college departments; Business Course, Course in American History, Conservatory of Music, School of Art and School ot Elocution and Physical Culture. All male students in the Pre- paratory Academy, Business Course and Freshman year in the College department will be enrolled in the University Battalion and receive Itary drill. Tuition in the Preparatory and C ollege Courses per term BOARD FROM TO PER WEEK. WRITE FOR CATALOGUE. rr i-owa. i Colfax Mineral Water For sale by the glass from the fountain or by the gallon, or in 5 gallon lots for same "price as you can send and get it, whidiis Fresh each week. Pharmacist. Washington Letter; WsebingtoB, .Aog- One or the most important evidences of the position which the United States, nbdor baa assumed is the commerce of the world is furnished by three events of the put inesv The negotiation bv the State Department of a treaty between thin ooeatit and Chins, which it cal- culated to materially promote .tbe trade reUtiou Sf two countries, was i viiekly followed bj_tbe a company ie Cslifonls known sn the Cbitese-Amerioan Trading Company, with capital of Accord- ing to received at the Stste De- partment there are to tail country, st the present time, representatives of the great Chinese ootipn wumfsetwrns, te perfeet armogemeats where- by can psrebase their raw ecUon the New Fort market instead of in- Lirerpofll M hap heretofore been their For many jean ihe swperiof ___j furMstied te bitsrs Chi- jlrmfby the Liffrpool bankers 4eteirW them free, seeking the te this sMatry and for that SHATT M ALB Twice f. A. VcrWM, tsM TM! tf te tfce wwM. 2fe Ameriean cotton in Great establishment of an American bank in Hong Kong has, however, changed all this and hereafter it mi; be expected that Chinese bankers will buy their raw material in New York. In this connection, thecGortsoflhe Depart- ment of Agriculture to produce, by breeding and selection, a cross between the Sea Island, and the American up- land cottons, become of special im- portance and the anticipated success.ol those experiments will insure to Ameri- can cotton raisers a far. better price than they have been receiving in -the past or than they would have been able to secom had it been neceisary to sell the product in Liverpool. Those offi- cials in Washington w.bo are in a a posi- to predict that the next 4tc.de will wiineas an extraordinary developatewt of the trade berweeo the United States and the Oneot and par- ticularly with Chios, where American diplomacy has recently won for this country the heartfelt sympathy of lead- ing ChiweN eittteiM. The first sttfld laken by Secrs.tsrj Hay, foHowiog ihe of Fekia, to oheck the rapMity ol powers the eootrast betwvta the of tl k JUST LOOK At H Wkevee oprigbtlf step, f.alttew stic, rich rosy cMpfexivi. spiling Sws looks gooJ. feel? yogi Here's her stwrwt. Site MW Dr. KMX'S Life PUb. Try at A, J. ft Ut. country and that of Great Britain em- phasized the greater friendliness felt by Americans for China. All this will now combine to facilitate the develop- ment of the Oriental trade which nothing, short of a change of adminis- tration in this country, can prevent from attaining: remarkable proportions. t i In this connection the recent report of United States Consul Neuer, at Gem, Germany, is of especial interest-. He says that no sooner did Germany learu of the advances being made by Russia in the cultivation of the Chinese trade than the government procured for the Oriental Seminary at Berlin, the. ser- vices of four Chinese linpuiata and since then tinny young men destined for the consular service or for the rep- resentation of Gorman business houses in the Orient hive been entered in the I classes of Chinese language. Consul I Neuer says that the Chinese is not a? difficult a language as has been com-, monly supposed and that a bright pupil could learn to read in a few months and under proper tutelage to speak in about a year. Apropos of this report, 1 am reminded of s remark made to me by M. Koch fort, a eon of the famous i'arisian journalist, Henri Rochefort, who is in this country for the purpose of assisting the experts of the Navy Department in their tests of a wireless telegraphy system of which he is the isveotor. He expressed the greatest surprise that the United States, at a tine when it was reaching out for the commerce of the world and, being so ardent an advocate ol free education, ibould not have established a "polyglot Au.. years I suffered such aatoM miscrj from tiiou- writes J II- Johnson, ol 6s
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