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   Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - March 13, 1894, Waterloo, Iowa                             YEARNO WATERLOO IOWA TUESDAY EVENING MARCH 13 1894 PRICE FIVE CENTS THE FOWLER COMPANY Wholesale Grocers THE W H HARTMAN COMPANY INCORPORATED W H HAKTMANPresident J C HAHTMANSecretary and Treasurer SUBSCRIPTION RATES THE DAILY Per week deliveredijc month 6oc month mailed500 THE WEEKLY One Six months Three months 50 Card rates of Advertising in both publications fur nished on application In Courier Block ISO Bridge St Telephone No Is the invariable comment passed upon our spectacles The glasses look well and their possessors look and see not only well bat much better than they could without them It is prudent to look well to your eyes and correct at once any defect or peculiarity of vision by the use of properlyfitted glasses that relieve the sight from being over strained and impaired The eye often needs the rest that glasses afford and delay in the matter may entail serious consequences It pays to save money but it pays far more to save your sight Eyes accurately and scientifically test ed free of charge by Opposite Logan 206 East 4th Stiwt few Brower as an Old Soldier State Register Senator Brower has something of a record as a man who stands up for what he considers his rights An instance is recalled which happened a few years ago while Brow er with a large company of old soldiers was en route to the soldiers reunion at Waterloo The car in which Mr Brow er was seated had everytseat occupied with old soldiers A is as usual called a traveling man which of course must notbe taken to mean a commercial traveler came into the car followed by a companion and seeing no chance to get a seat made some slighting reference to the old soldiers which the senator overheard Mr Brower was on his feet in an in DBO J FULLERTON DR G J MACK SFECIALTY Diseases of the Byo Ear Rose aid Throat SPICTAOLiai FITTIG Office 63T Com St ovtt iftowtoi Drug Store WATERLOO IOWA back the slur on him and his comrades The man refusing Brower promptly let his fist fall against his face for which all the old soldiers praised him highly St Paul Pioneer Press The coal business evidently doesnt pay The Lehigh Coal company for example has just been released from the hands of a receiver In eleven months its profits amounted to or it made that amount somehow and paid all its debts in full Considering that the prices of nearly all commodities have fallen to a lower level than has ever before been known in this country while those of coal have been rigidly maintained this is not surprising But isnt it really dreadful to think of the distressed con dition to which the coal companies have been reduced by the hard times W B SMALL M D Tractlee limited to diseases of EYE EM NOSE THROAT Office over Henderson Bros drug atore riUlrring House J S HEREIES M D Office In rooley block over Leader Teleplioii aHome and ofllce Office hours 10 to 12 2 to r 0 F BENNETT STJBGEON AND GYNAECOLOGIST Office 301 W Fourth street Hours 8 to 9 a m 1 to and at 7 p m A N FERRIS D D S Z B ZDQERS D D S Operator LJLDT IN ATTENDANCE DENTAL PARLORS Cor HI 4th and Jefferson Sis WATERLOO DENTAL PARLORS OVER Waterloo State Bank IN WANGLER BLOCK Drs YonLackm Hildebrand Spencer J E SEDGWICK ATTOBNEY AND EXAMINER OF LAND TITLES Complete set of Abstract H A KAMSAYs A ECHTTECT All branches of Architecture A Executed with accuracy and pr i u East Fourth street Waterloo gep MISS BESSIE IVINS Ho 611 Jefferson Bt Musical Conseryatory UNDER THE DIRECTION OF PROF C 0 BROWN ELL an ABLE CORPS of TEACHERS Announce to he public the opening of the Winter Term of Work INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN VOICE PIANO 3SASS INSTRUMENTS VIOLIN MANDOLINE GUITAR Thorough Bass Counter Point Jarmony Composition History LIT the Classics Choral and Class Work at reasonable pricee at the Waterloo CollegiateJnstWe tAtll and see us Nothing but FlrsfcClass Work Unrepresented Voters Reformers still hammer away at thtt subject of proportional representation That is to say suppose in a state the two leading political parties were nearly equal with a slight preponderance of perhaps Democrats Suppose there were 18 congressmen to elect as in Indiana If in each congressional district there were just enough Republicans to miss Meeting their candidate and just enough Democrats to succeed in electing theirs then all the Republicans in the state would stand utterly the following con gress with no more political voice than if they were the man in the moon Mr W D McCracken presents the case of the unrepresented thus in The New Eng land Magazine He analyzes the vote of Indiana and concludes that a rightful congressional delegation would give In diana instead of 11 Democrats and 2 Republicans 6 Democrats 6 Republic ans and 1 Populist Under our majorityrule this philos opher tells us that taxation without rep resentation is the constant system of our country and that the actual lawmakers in congress today meaning those who hold the balance of power represent certainly not more than 25 per cent of the whole body of voters He quotes from Alfred Cridge as follows Our resentative system is similar to one of those rocks which while weighing sev eral tons could be tipped over by a force equivalent to a few is we are politically as an inverted pyramid resting on its apex If we take into consideration congressmens speeches the allusion to tons of weight is still more appropriate How shall we remedy this injustice of taxation without representation In case of congress by electing congressmen at large instead of by districts letting each voter ballot for ail his state is entitled to says Mr McCracken A bill has been actually prepared to present to congress which embodies the main feature of the plan for minority representation It is as follows The members of the house of representatives shall be voted for at large in their respective states Each elector has as many votes as there are representatives to be elected which he may distribute as lie pleases among the candidates giving not more than one vote to any one can didate The votes given to candidates shall count in dividually for the candidates as well as for the tickets to candidates belong The sum of althe votes cast in any state shall be divided by thenumber of seats to which each state is entitled and the quotient to the nearest unit shall bo known as the quota of representation The sums of all the votes cast for the tickets of each party or political body nominating can didates shall be severally divided by the quota of representation and the units of the quo tients thus obtained will show the number of representatives to which each such body ia en Its just as easyto try One Minute Cough Cure as anything else Its easier to cure a severe cold or cough with it Let your next purchase for a cough be One Minute Cough Cure Better medicine better results better tryit WANGLES BROS Harlan is a raving maniac A few months ago his son ravished a pretty country girl near Hedrick and was sent to the penitentiary Brood ing over the disgrace unbalanced the old mans mind Stone awell known farm er living a few miles north of Anita in attempting to drive his team and wagon across the railroad track op posite the mil at Anita Saturday morn ing was struck by the westbound flyer and instantly killed The train was running at a high rate of speed and it was impossible to stop until it had reached the switch west of the depot The wagon and contents were strewn all along the track Deceased leaves a wife and one child serious cutting affray occurred near Audubon Saturday night in which Frank Liebe a young farmer received a cut in the abdomen from the effects of which he will probably die He re ceived his wounds at the hands of Wil liam McCoughlin who with a party of young bloods from Audubon went out to Pairview school house where there was a neighborhood lyceum meeting with the intention of running things to suit themselves McCoughlin is now in jail awaiting the results of Liebes wounds It they prove fatal there lively timesas Liebe was an inoffensive young man while Mc Coughlin has an unenviable reputation New Mexico There is reason to believe that undo statehood and irrigation New Mexico may become what its citizens claim for garden of America Its height above the sea is such that it is already a great sanitarium for persons with chron ic pulmonary and other troubles Though the climate is Is perfect In the dry atmosphere animal and vegetable matter dries away in stead of decaying A gentleman who has a ranch in the Pecos valley says it is simply impossible for a horse to go wrong in New Mexico Governor Thornton affirms on the judgment of a sane man that with irri gation his territory willbecome the home of a denser population proportionately than the Mississippi valley The soil will grow every product of the tem perate zone and in the southern portion those of semitropical for instance Since 1850 this territory has been hang ing on file for statehood When in 1846 General Kearny made the conquest of the country now included in New Mexi co Arizona California and Texas he issued a military proclamation to the people in which he declared it to be the wish of the United States to provide as speedily as possible for New Mexico government similar to those in the United States Since then four separat have been made by the New Mexicans to get in In 1876 they mad the merest hairbreadth escape through an accident In 1890 a majority of th voters themselves snowed under the state constitution that had been drafted fo them preparatory to knocking at thi doors of congress It was a slight mat terof politics that made the thing mis carry This time they are united and harmonious on the question however In order to take away any objection tha may be urged against springing tw more silver senators on congress the en THE abling act provides that New Mexico shall not assume state government till March 1895 The chief objection to the admission of this promising territory may perhaps be found in the following sentence used by a correspondent of The GlobeDemo crat in speaking of New Mexico Every county in which the Mexicans predom inate is torn by internal feuds Still if the steady cool headed northern races pour into the territory they will get the upper hand and hold the Mexicans down They are not at all bad fellows when they are thus held down Much of the blood in New Mexico is older and bluer than that of Mayflower Boston There are 30000 descendants of the Spanish blue blood 70000 Americans and 80000 half breeds Words and Nothing More Is science a sacred cult to be written about in a language practically unknown to the ordinarily intelligent man and woman We judge that it is so in the opinion of certain alleged scientific per sons who cannot sufficiently express their contempt for the interesting paper read at meetings of learned men If a a paper clear and plain to be interesting to common people then it is of little value to science say they So much the worse for science then The most illustrious practical scientific investigators and discoverers have come from the ranks of the common people from James Watt to Thomas Edison The men who have done the most for science practically have been mostly men who would understand scarcely a word of the six syllabled lingo in which modern professors clothe their alleged thoughts under the delusion that they are being scientific There never was anything yet so abstruse that itcould not be put into good plain vigorous English if it it was worth putting into any words at all The best proof of this is that the great scientific writers like Huxley Dar winTyndall and Professor Dewar clothe their ideas in words that the popular reader canin every case understand II is onlyyour half way fellows who seek to hide the vagueness and confusion of their mental concepts and Latin words DBS MOINES March In the sen ate the following petitions ented Protesting against the repeal if the jprohibitpry the age if consentbe raised for a law govern ng the saleof butterine against tax ng mutual insurance companies Thefollowing billswere introduced ByJBoardman appropriating f 12000 or dairy commissioner By Lewis for better protection of ackers of canned goods By Tale requiring abstracters tobe icensed By Harmon govering the and business of building and loanasso iatiqns A communication was presentedirom Dr Cokenower chairman of the commit ee on arrangements of the Iowa Medr cal association asking that Iowa day t the Midwinter Pair be made June I as a large number of Iowa physicians will go thereatthat time Mr Perrin called up the joint resolu resubmitthelquestion of con ititutionalprohibition of the traffic in ntoxicating liquors in the state Thiswas unexpectedasalargenum er of senators wantedto have the liq uorbillsnow Before the senate dispos ed of before thiscameup Kepublican senators desirous of modification of the jresent liquor law wereT caught and a iiurried consultation occurred on the loor While Waterman and Brower spoke to delay action Einn urgedthat the questionbe dis posed of immediately as he thought all lad made up their mindslongago Debate was kept up on thequest ung til 10 a m the hourfixed for further consideration of Carpenters bill nd constitutional amendment was dropped if or the present Ellis offered an amendment of the liquor bill striking out the provision that the business be conducted inone room and no chairs or tablesbe allowed in the room This was defeated and the bill as amended was taken for final passage It provides each county or city hav ing a population of 5000 shall have the privilege of voting on the question whether the sales of liquor shall be al lowed If this is decided unfavorably it cannot be again submitted for five years If favorably the question of abolition will be submitted annually thereafter The petition mustbe sign ed by onethird of the votersof the dis trict for thepreliminary condition Where it is decided to have saloons the power is given the district courts to issue permitaa fee of annually being The present law will be kept in force where no election will be neld or where itis decided not to hayesaloons A bond of re quired of permit holders No person on one bond is allowed to go on anbth er No sale is allowed to minors drunkards or Keeley graduates The business must be coQfined to one room on apublic street no music dancing chairs tables or pictures allowed Citif s are allowed to impose anadditional permit fee besides what the law pro vides but in all cases goes to the state to the county and the re mainder to the city or town the per mit fee collected as a tax on pro perty where the business is carried on Mr Ellis spoke in favor of thebiil re viewed the history of the republican party on liquorlegislationandsaidlo cal option as proposed in this bill only was the thing the people wanted Mr Ellis spoke till noon and then announced he would finish tomorrow Adjourned till evening when legalizing acts will be considered POLLING THE SENATE CALCULATING THE VOTE HAS BEEN A COMMON PASTIME SHERIDAN AT RtENZI THE FIRST BOLD STROKE IN WAR BY LITTLE PHIL HOUSE Almost the first act was to indefin In All the Combinations theWord IT1 Is Senate a Framor ot Tariff Silver Question Still a Thorn In the Flesh WASHINGTON March 13 Special Pollins the senate is now a regularly estab lished industryin Washington thanks to the Wilson bill No matter what else it may do or may have done it has made the polling industry lively and the room of the senatefinance committee the storm center of the capitol While every man has his own polling list the general mass may be reduced to three with slight variations and it is a suggestive fact thatin each of the three thePopulists figure as the proba ble deciding power As there are 41 Demo crats 38 Republicans including Stewart on 3 Populists and 3 vacancies in the senate it is plain that by transferring one or more of thePopulists this way and that a pleasing variety of combinations can be made If the income tax is leftrinthe bill it is considered certain that two or mbreDemo cratswill voteagainst it If it is left out it is beyond question that all the Populists will vote againstit If the sugar tax isleft in it is charged that one Populistwill vote against thebill If all should vote against it two Democrats would sufBceto defeat it in a full senate But if all three should vote for itthen five Democrats would be required to beattfc So far the calculation is mathematicaland easy The Populist Strength In this condition there is naturally a very active effort to enlighten the minds of the three recognized Populists It was at first given out as Senator Al by authority that all the Populists would vote against if the sugar tax was left in o the income tax stricken out As this practically amounted to insuring the defeatof nobody is yet able to figure a smaller loss than two Demo crats in either contingency there was natu rally a good deal ofbuzzing among the Populists of the house and in no Ibng time Mr Allen virtually repudiated the state ment The Populists of the house areof one mind in regard to the duty of their copar tisans in the ridicule the idea that any thine else will influence them exceptthe income tax With that out they say All our men in the senate will vote against the bill With that in they will allvote for it In fact they must be for it They simply cant afford to go against it for the incometax is pur special ty Thati isouFpart of thebilL Ifc was recognized aaagreat triumph for us when it was put into the bill here and passed the house by such a majority We toldjhe we could not vote tomakea quorum unless it was in It is the best thing our paVty has done so far arid our senators would not dare to vote against it They would be called to ac cbuntvery savagely if they should Set it down as a certainty that with the income tax in thethlceePopulistsenators bluff as they mayin the to vote for matter what else is in it or out Of it Certain Contingencies Another it is worth notingthatthey are of the antiPopulist class those who might be called old line that this is the time to draw the line once and for all to cut loose from every Populist heresy and plant the Democracy on unassailable grounds They declare with enthusiasm that if the incometax is left out and the bill supported in the senate in the shape recommended finally by the Democrats of the finance committee they can secure ev eryDemocratic vote in its favor and beat both Republicans and Populists by a hand some majority A third class of calculators accept the first reported statement of Senator Allen as showing his real intention to vote against the bill unless the sugar bounty is main tained They calculate however on get ting the other two Populists in which case they could afford to lose three Democrats whereas they they are absolutely certain of not losing more than two It is also worth noting that each successive cal culation places the passage of the bill at a He Was Newly In the Command of a Demi brleade of Cavalry let Ho Defeated tho Famous General Chalmers In a tone Sharp Figlit Copyright 1893 by American Press Associa tion Book rights reserved HERIDANhadto pass through days of small begin nings as do most generals and in fact all who achieve fame in any sphere His firsc service in the war that brought him out was in the very uncom promising posi tion ofquarter master at the headquarters ot a r military Rendez vous remote by many miles and leagues from the scene of How his ardent nature must have chafed in the dull rou tineof his work while others were winning their spurs at the front may be imagined by any who have endured the thwartings of ambition under like circumstances For Little spanof time be tween a desk in St Louis and the command of an army with rank of major general was only three years And his cloiyl had its silver lining too for influential persons around headquarters sawthe waste of en ergythat resulted from holding Sheridan back and exerted themselves to secure his appointment to the command of a regiment of cavalry which had received marching or ders to go to the field of fighting He never knew himself just how it happened but it was not through his own direct seeking was a complete surprise as well as a joyful one The regiment was the Second Michigan cavalry fresh from the recruiting barracks and the men shared the elation the new colonel when the trumpeter sounded the Boots and Saddles call nnd they went whirling away to the army lines in front of Corinth Miss to join a column of raiders about to start on a foray into the enemys country Sheridan did not fail to speedily bring his achievements up to the level of his promises ed Chalmers onslaught nd allowed bis men to come within 25 to 30 yards oZ their rifles then opened with a surprisiiig show er of bullets that made the open field where they rode too hot for mortal to endure The riders were scattered by the fire and finally gave up the attack Repeating rifles in hands of cavalrymen fighting on foot were something rarely met at that stage of the war and Chal mers rightly inferred that there could not be much of that sort of opposition to con tend with He determined to flank Camp bells little hornets nest by spreading out his ample forces so as to overlap Sheri dans flanks That move it was beyond the means of Campbell to check and his men began the slow withdrawal Sheridan bad ordered them to make in an emergency The Confederates seized the moment to press the charge again in front but Camp bells men turned upon them desperately and it quickly developed into a hand to hand combat The Michigan men had destroyed their lineby moving backward so that only groups of half a dozen men hero and there retained their touch of elbow These were singled out for attack by groups of Confed erates but the brave Michiganlads when brought to close quarters clubbed their ri fles and resisted step by step In this way the front line was drawn back to that of the lowaus and the two united were so strong that Chalmers gave up his direct at tacks and once more tried to flank Sberi idans little band The wave of Confeder ate troopers that was brought to temporary halt by the sturdy bulwark of Michigan andlowa boys flowed around eachend of the line threatening to engulf the small army Again Sheridans genius came to the res cue In his travels over the country round about the camp he had discovered an ob scure wood road leading from Booneville station off to the left of Chalmers position in a sweeping circuit to his rear He had also picked up a lank tall and tawny Mis sissippi native who knewevery foot of ground as well as one knows his own door yard and retained him asa paid guide Taking the wood road and the guide as elements in anew bold plan he told off two companies of the Second Iowa and two of the Second Michigan numbering 97 sabers in all placed Captain R A Alger of the Second Michigan with the guide for a pilot at their head and sent them trotting gently down the wood road toward the Con federate rear Algers orderswere not to deploy or separate his handful but main tain a solid column and on reaching some suitable point behind Chalmers line Soup and Fruit Strainers can be used for a dozen different things in the kitchen and there is no other article made to take their place Try one and you will ap preciate it Waffle Irons We now have in stock three styles The common patent the American patent and the Wag ner patent It will pay you to look at the different styles and get our prices Cutler Hardware Go itely postpone the senate resolution asking the governor to name Iowa day at the Midwinter Exposition The ap propriation of for the purpose is what the members objected to Moore called up the bill requiring mine operators to pay employes lawful money every two weeks The members from the mining districts wanted the bill passedbut there was a lively de bate on the question attempt to have the bill referredto the judiciary committee was voted down Numer ous amendments were offered and during their discussion the house ad journed till the afternoon The house this afternoon resumed consideration of the liquor bill recom mended by the committee last week The main features were agreed to pro viding a tax of on all property where sales are made and that the pay ment of the tax in advance is made a bar to prosecution underthe prohibi tory law A lengthy discussion was precipitat ed offering an amendment that the payment of the tax should not operate as a bar to criminal prosecution under the presentlaw This was de feated by 26 to 47 An amendment was adopted prohib iting the establishment of saloons with in 300 feet of dwellings A motion to reconsider caused a de bate of two hours and it was carried bya voteof 21 to 49 Weaver filed a motion to reconsider thevbte by whichthe1 senate resolution asking the governor to name Iowa day at themidwinter fair was indefinitely postponed andit wuTbe acted on to morrow Adjourned till morning The Maharajah of of Sikhs is a handsome man 227ears of age dark skinnedwith a black mustache and scanty bVard As a Scholar the is thought a greatdeal of more im portant in theeyes of an Englishman he is one of the pluckiestjjportsmen iaIndia Not one minute elapses between the taMhg of One Minute Congh Cure and relief Why shouldnt people take 0ne Minute They do SNOWDBN Co later the change providing thatit shall not go into effect until the 1st of July is taken as conclusive proof that itcannot in any event become a law before the 1st of June Can the senate frame an entirelynew tar iff bill Theoretically no says Senator Gibson but practically yes It is too late to raise the question As a matter of fact nearly all tariff bills have really been fram ed in the senate The house does little more than furnish the basis Examine the history ofprevious tariffs and you will find itso and as the power has been exer cised fromthe very start even by men who helped make the constitution it is fixed Assuming that it is theoretically unconsti tutional nevertheless the bill cannot be come a law in any event until it has passed thehouse and when the house in which the measure originated accepts the amend ments of senate it cures the defect This is not the exact language of Senator Gibson but is condensed from his general reasoning on the subject The right of amendment being once granted say other senators it is not practicable to determine the extent of its and as a matter of fact the courts would not enter into the inquiry after the house had voted to concur v The Bland Bill When Mr Bland brought in his bill to coin the seigniorage the objecting Demo crats declared wrfch an emphasis approaoh ingthe profane that if tEe bill passed the house it would run into the Wilsonbill iri the senate and produce a complication like to defeat the latter The firsthalf of theirprophecyhas certainly been fulfilled and as they say the prow of one measure has run into the the other and there you are The willingnessof antisilver men in the senate to have the Bland bill brought forward is Held to indi that theythink the Wilson bill will pass ithopelessly com plicated with the silver bill Tne pfedicfcionsalso of those who dread ed the Bland Dillon its tendency to a division on fully justi fied The division is not on an east and west nor yet on a north and south line but on an irregularlinedrawn let us say northwest to British 1 Americaana although there are excep tions on bothsidesthey are of ture that we may say withlittle modificai tion that on side of thats line the people are for more silver and on the northeasfcside forless orcertainly not for any moret and evenbeyond them The raid was a brilliant one The general of Sheridans brigade was promoted and the colonel on whose commission the ink was scarcely dry succeeded to the honors and responsibilities of a brigade commander More than that his force was stationed by itself on an ex posed position 20 miles in advance of the main army Campwas pjtched near Rien zi outposts were established at points of danger and Sheridan set about making ac quaintance with his men reconnoitering the country and getting matters in desira ble shape as he expressed it for himself and the cause he served The Confederates however held another view of the proceedings and set onfoot plans at variance with to cut short his occupation of fact to annihilate him and all his com mand The chief of the conspiracy to dis turb Sheridans well spent leisure was General Jam es R Chalmers With afol lowing of 2000 or 8000 troopers he marched out on the Rienzi road early on the morn ing of July 1 drove the Michigan pickets from their beats and pursued them as far as to the junction of roads just outside of the hamlet of Booneville close to Sheri dans camp At that point there was some protection from standing timber and the handful of pickets prepared to make a bold defense They had seen only the of two Confederate regimentsin the opposing force and reported accordingly to their commander who promptly ordered out four companies of the Second Michigan with Captain Archibald P Campbell at their head The Michigan men dismounted and stealthilymoved forward to feel the ene mys strength and intentions It might be only a cavalry raid or it might be a feint made at that point as a a stronger attack somewhere else It is bad tactics for acommander to throw his main strength against a fractionof the enemy leaving his the enemys main forceiree to spring an attack on some unguarded point meanwhile Many novices fall into that error but Little Phil was not of that kind He sent the right men to the right place and Captain Campbells four companies held at bay two whole regiments of Chalmers troopers that had deployed on both sides of the road for the purpose of riding down the handful of pickets and their meager re serves Seeing that Campbell was in ac tual danger of being brushed away by odds of five to one as it then appeared Sheridan told him to hold on as long as possible and if driven retire slowly fightingat every step This would give the leader time to get the reserves out of camp and also to make readya flying column to act when ever chance offered to baffle the enemy by a counter assault The entire force presentwith Sheridan consisted of the Second Michigan and Sec ond Iowa cavalry numbering together 827 fighting men Two companies of the Sec ond Iowa that carried sabers only Sheridan placed in the village of Booneville to de fend the railway and station his means of communication with the rest of the army One company of lowans was stationed as camp guards and the remaining nine corn charge like a bolt through his ranks toward the Union front again bringing out such of his followers as should survive the daring and dangerous melee It was a forlorn hope indeed but the situation was sodes perate as to warrant the sacrifice of the few to save the many An hour was allowed Captain Alger to complete his circuit Meanwhile Sheridan put in his last reserves his station and camp guards and the fight was sharp and deadly as well as apparently Hopeless For CD tel MDSIC ANDJEWELftl To be sold on easy weekly and monthly payments Must or cash Get my prices and YOU WIIX BUY LS 107 and109 East Fourth St WATERLOO IOWA CHARGE OF CAPTAIN ALGEBS COLtTMK a moment Sheridan feared the result as time passed and no signalcame from across tbfe lines to show that Alger had begun his work But true to the principle When in doubt go ahead he ordered his whole line forward Luckily at that moment an engine with two carloads of grain rolled into the station close afchand and pulled up with agrand flourish of whistles The troops took that for asignalthafc reenforcementshad come Inspired with the hopeof aid they charged with a wild cheer all along the line and Chalmers1 men broke before their fury and the timely fire in the rear by Algers he roic column Alger passed around Chal mers army to the main road which bisect ed Jus line and down that his men gal loped sabering andshooting the amazed Confederates and adding to the rout caused by Sheridans bold attack in front It was a complete victory and made the fame of Little Phil Rosecrans the commander of the Army of the Mississippi to which Sheridans bri gade belonged telegraphed to department headquarters the message More cavalry massed under such an officer would be of great use to us Sheridan ought to be made a brigadier He would not be a stampeding general He is worth his weight in gold was the clinching sentence of another mes sagein which Rosecrans and several of his generals joined and forwarded to Washing ton The promotion came in due time and the commission as brigadiergeneral dated from July 1 1862 in recognition of the day he defeated Chalmers in front of Rienzi GEORGE L KILMER Commercial National Bank OFFIOMUJ W W KUtar vr nitafwoMh A t OMktw H 0 ftrtudM AMt Ouklar Waterlet Iowa J W BABB Three Boors From Bridge Iowa Collection Bureau 7 PensionXlst There ure 182040 pirsons on Englands pension listandthey draw 138000000 a CAPTAIH CAMPBELLS SKIRMISHERS panies marched to the rear of Campbells line to help his men hold jthe gronnd or to support them charge upon the enemy in case affairs turned out so asto warrant a bold advance The Michigan boys who were with Camp bell were the best soldiers on the ground for the purpose of a stubborn skirmish bat tle Theynumbered only butthey were armed with Colts revolvingrifles While Sheridanwasmoving liis reserves Chalmers led forward the regiments confronting Campbell in a des perate mounted charge Theriflemen as before stated were oh foot fairly protected from the enemys by tHe trees whiclTthey Had retired on back from the extreme front WATERLOO IOWA Handles collections exclusively Collection and idiustment of notes and accounts promptly at tended to State collections handled success fully OFFICE HODKS i to 5 p m ra to 5 p m 7 to fl p m City Block Cor Commercial and OD Saturdays 8a office Fowler e street ELLSKOT Introductions The strictest etiquette forbids casual so cial introductions or the introducing of any two people at any time without the consent of both parties It is argued that people VEhomeet in a drawing room as fel low guests are introduced by that mere fact sufficiently for the social purposes of the hour and they may engage if they choose without the least hesitancy1 both understanding this interchange involves no ent occasion By this arrangement an awkward silence is averted and it cerj tainly seems as if the chief argument in favor of introducing people is met since with the roof as their transient introduction they are perfectly at ease without personal introductions I When people are used to this idea it is altogether the most sensible and agreeable solution of the question but many social1 assemblies demonstrate that a large num ber of people are yet waiting to be intro duced and not without somefeeling of resentment when this ceremony is neglect ed Let it be understood that any one is at liberty tospeak to a fellow guest with anintroduction also that sucha talk does not warrant any subsequent claimof acquaintance If in the this imf mutual interest is awakeny ed eitherone may later seek an introduc tion in through some common friend Unfortunately1 however most people will not have it that wayand at Carters PhospiioNenine Pills FOB LOST MANHOOD Wo positively gurarantee to OTM any disorder of the Kiavons or QBKKIOIIVB such MXKRVOTJgNBSS WZAKBEK OKYYLOSSOir BJUIN POWER mTOTKNCT S ASD JM KFFBCTB OT SKW ORKCCBSSM YOOin FUL INDISCBETIOK Take it In time and prevent coming yn sanity YOUNO MINI KMAIN THY LOST OtD KBNl BBCOVM THY YOUTHFUL viaom If your druggist does not keepThosplioNorvtaePfllB wewUlrorfl them to any address In the world securely packed Inplain wrapper onreceipt of price One box llCO Six for fc00 every largedinner party men seen 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Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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$9.95

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Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

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Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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