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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 26, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa The Atlantic volume i ii Evl Dorfis merry Christmas has passed and we Hope All of our patrons have enjoyed to their fullest capacity its we feel thankful to them for their Liberal patronage and extend to All a cordial invitation to Call at our store and reap the benefits of the genuine which will be thickly strewn through each department of our store until january we commence our semiannual the weekly Lafayette editor and editorial the new York Tribune draws a striking contrast Between Canada and Hayti Hayti has illegally seized one of our merchant Canada has illegally seized about Hayti is a poor Little Waif of a is a great Empire with the greatest of empires behind four american Meno War Are going to Hayti to blow her up or do something similarly but As to Canada and the Empire behind her we Are not going to be so there was built in during the first six months of the present calender fifty five Miles of this appears from the sworn statements of Railroad who reported 8291 Miles of constructed Road on the 31st of december and 8346 on the 30th of this is a somewhat different showing from that made Public by several which put the amount at 5 Miles in nine and with More but hardly More says that not one mile has been built during the entire since the first of much More has been added to the amount of mileage notably by the Davenport Dakota railway which will probably have forty Miles finished by the end of the this it will to came near being the victim of an innocent looking Bill that was put through the House last but was exposed in its True character before the Senate railway and summarily other roads have been or will shortly be the Prospect seems Good for Active Spring work in Railroad building in Many of the companies Are putting considerable Money into of their line and buildings so much so that while less new Railroad has been built this year than in the amount of new capital invested in railroading in the state is probably greater than the average for several in the past year Iowa employed male teachers and female teachers in the Public there was a de crease of 412 male teachers and an in crease of female teachers Over Las which shows that the women Are fast taking charge of the school children in Iowa and that the Rod is it place in the school room As an item o educational the latest alcohol is always an the state of certain intoxicating liquors and claimant Appeal from Buchanan opinion by Rob Inson assents to the conclusion reached but does not agree to All the ground upon which it is in this Case certain liquors claimed to be intoxicating were duly seized under Legal in the trial before the Justice of the it was decided that the liquors were not an Appeal was taken to the District court and judgment was rendered for the the state then appealed to the supreme it is contended that the lower courts erred in finding that the liquors were not in the Case was submitted to the court upon the evidence of a single witness As to whether or not the liquors were the Testi Mony of this witness was filed with the apers in the supreme this witness was a chemist who made an analysis of the liquors and testified that me portion of the liquors contained per cent of alcohol by and by and the other portion contained per cent by and per cent by he further testified As follows i do not think it would intoxicate the average 1 think it would intoxicate the larger proportion of those who Are not in the Labit of take a Hundred average people and i think a fair pro portion of them would become intoxicated by using it in a fairly Large the court holds that the finding of the lower court that the liquors were not intoxicating has the Force and effect of a verdict of a and cannot be Dis Turbed if More than one conclusion can be fairly drawn from the the statute provides that the words intoxicating liquors As used therein shall be construed to mean vinous and malt and All intoxicating liquors says the is therefore an intoxicating liquor regardless of the fact that the Quantity drank i at any one time would not have that it is immaterial in a statutory sense what effect alcohol May have on the human it is an intoxicating however much it May be diluted it must remain an intoxicant when used As a that is to the statute provides that alcohol is an intoxicant whenever and however used As a and no Green Bay lumber dealers in All kinds of Oak Cedar posts yellow Norway and White Pine floor Poplar and White Pine English american be hard soft prices the give us an Opportunity to figure on your Yards Jat Marne and estimates cheerfully matter How it May be diluted or disguised it so simply because the statute so the liquor in question contained and there fore As a matter of Law was intoxicant it therefore follows that the court erred in finding As it and in rendering judgment for the the Chicago times says the reason the preachers have taken to worrying about the sunday newspapers is because the latter Are their too successful the times says some of his hearers begin to consider if it is not More profitable for them to remain at Home and read the papers than to go to Church and hear the same matters Dis the matter of Economy is Likely to exert considerable influence in making the a newspaper to read costs but five cents and it is left at the the rent of a Pew amounts to about one Dollar each and the Church is quite a distance Ordinary clothes will answer for one who is Reading a newspaper at his own but a fashionable suit is Nec Pessary for wearing to of the relative value of the paper or the ser Mon every Man thinks he is competent to and perhaps he Iowa the fort Madison Iron works have commenced operations and will employ about 100 Sarah a coloured woman aged died at Keokuk on the Dickinson was born a slave in and had resided in Keokuk and Vicinity for thirty the dealers in Dairy supplies in the Northwest formed an organization at Cedar electing the following officers Lake m inn Chicago Belle Iowa Charles Little George nine years of was drowned while crossing Wall Lake in company with his four teeny Earold the latter was al most drowned in her efforts to save her she plunged in to get soon found herself drowning and tried to get but the water was More than eight feet deep and being chilled was unable to More than hold onto the ice until help came from More than a Quarter of a mile who saw ran to their but Only saved the the boy was found an hour after near the place where he mayor of North Des says i have been using chamberlains cough for the past two years and can Reco mend it to any one in need of a reliable cough my boy takes it with out any trouble Aad i know it has saved him several times from a hard spell of the it has no equal for a severe of the Cass county Farmers Mutual insurance company held a meeting at the Occidental House on saturday and effected a permanent organization electing the following officers Griffith of Benton township Bradburry of Bear Grove township Franklin of township Dawson of washing ton Board of directors Ben Ben Henry Oil Phil Alex Bear Henry there will be a meeting of the Board of directions at the Occidental in this at one Oclock will have their usual Fine display o Holiday goods w r ready for inspection so As to give their patrons an Opportunity to select their Stock in x Pine goods will be largely increased and prices will be lower than m 41 1 come Early and secure bargains at m Irmen gos Glidden and Baker to be closed to be closed 1si Austin Henry the Best and Carter windmills and a full line of hard soft Telephone 55

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