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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 19, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa The Atlantic Telegraph volume number the weekly Lafayette Kotob Anu last year Wool was Worth from 20 to 24 cents per now it is Selling at from 12 to 14 cents per the Mills Bill made the with Cleveland Campaign contrib his Cabinet officers on the stump and the old democratic machine in full what has become of civil service Reform first assistant postmaster general Stevenson is on the stump for Cleve land in he is following the example of his Superior what a bogus Reform party the democracy is the Cedar rapids Republican blames the Iowa railway Law for reducing the earnings of the the Republican evidently forgets the ruinous rate War that prevailed the first three months of the present John the head of the Iowa Thiers is out in favor of Harrison and Sullivan says no prominent labor advocate in the United states is a free and he thinks it will be a Long time before any will major of red made a splendid presiding officer of the 9th District congressional there was much quiet talk among the among the delegates of springing his before the if the Tion had not been made just at the time it he would Havn received the votes of several the present la Stubli can Victory in the is Vermont and Maine have started off with increased Republican the Only danger now is in Republican the re publican party is going to win because its position is right on the great ques Tion of the nomination so far we have heard but one expression from citizens of Cass county of both parties As to the nomination of judge Reed for and that is that it is a magnificent it settles All differences and places before the people a Man who will be easily elected and who will make a most creditable judge Reed accepts the Captain the Iowa tariffs Asher for Revenue was sent out by the democratic National committee to Tell the Maine men that the great want of the time is the Opportunity which democracy would make for that of Trad ing off the american Workingman Chance to earn fair wages for the poor privilege of buying the products of poorly paid labor a privilege worse than worthless when obtained As an Exchange for employment at Cedar rapids Dos monks special the Twenty ninth annual session of the Des Moines conference of the Church convened in the first last wednesday evening at 9 and was called to order by Bishop after devotional exercises the Sacra ment of the lords supper was administered by the assisted by the presiding elders and the senior Mem Bers of the to a Large num Ber of after the sacrament the Roll of the conference was called by Secretary of the last Rees was reelected Secretary by Accra and authorized to nominate his Stevenson was elected statistical with Allen and Hohanshelt As the usual standing committees were the following ministers transferred o this conference were introduced and Earl senior Book agent of the methodist Book concern at Chicago and was and delivered an Able address in behalf of Liis charges were presented against of the Boone and against of both cases were referred to special committees to hear and determine according to the i Ules of the wednesday evening the anniversary of the educational society was Bishop Goodsell delivered an Able and followed by remarks from Fletcher financial agent of Simpson on thursday morning the report of the presiding elders of the Atlantic an coun cil Bluffs conferences were that of the Atlantic District conference show ing Church building and Finan Cial successes comparing very Favora ble with that of other of the Atlantic Church presiding elder blod get said at the last session of the conference Fred Harris was re turned to in the month of january he withdrew from the Church and and surrendered what parchments he Vedder was transferred from Guthrie Center to take his he has acceptably served the Church and comes to the conference with Good reports and the people desiring his when the name of Fred Harris was Blodgett was called upon to represent the which he did kindly and the Bishop one of the most generally beloved and highly esteemed business men in coun cil Bluffs came Down town at about his usual hour one morning and went to his place of business As he was restless and preoccupied and soon he strolled he went to the May ors but did not find the mayor he then started for that officials suddenly he staggered and fell heavily upon the he was carried to the police station and physicians were but in a few minutes he breathed his treading lightly upon ground which the local paper does not so much As doubtless through an unwilling Ness to pain surviving relatives and suffice to say that the intemperance of the old mans son was the immediate cause of his sudden taking in anguish of soul the father was on his Way to see the mayor to urge that something be done to relieve him of the curse that still lingers in Many of our beholding his inebriated son brought from his death thus tragically came to his we leave to wayward sons and derelict local officials the moral of the Story of a fathers woe thus faintly Cedar rapids destries was reduced from to is it surprising that Iris american citizens Are opposed to the Cleveland Mills free Trade policy senator of Mitchell county has been nominated for con Gress to succeed Fuller in the fourth the nomination was made on the 360th ballot by one six Teeth of a after a Long struggle Fuller withdrew and his strength went to of then the break up came and Sweeney was great excitement senator Sweeney friends throughout the state will heartily rejoice in his Success and Hope and expect him to succeed in getting to the front in con an old Patron of the Telegraph submits this proposition if there was a surplus in the United states treas Ury of four Hundred millions of dollars four years and there is now a sur plus of one Hundred and thirty and the democratic administration has spent All the current Revenue and two Hundred and seventy millions of the where can a reduction of the Revenue be made without the demo cratic party running the country into i debt As it always did while in Power in View of this showing made by the democratic where can the tar Iff be safely reduced the congressional the Republican congressional con i mention for the 9th in session at i Council after a protracted land nearly one Hundred Nomin lated for Congress Joseph i of Council at present one of the supreme judges of our Cass county Silas came within a few votes of the prize several times and was handsomely treated by the the Nomi is magnificent one and simply mocks the democrats and of unionists Lelear out of the Box in this fudge Reed is a grand and will be to the Ireland experience with free from the Kansas Cit it is not often that the free traders succeed in convincing the Irish Ameri can citizen of the beauties of free to irishmen who Are acquainted with the history of their free Trade was used As a scientific method of impoverishing As Early As 1c98 Woolen manufacturers of England complained of the in crease of Woolen manufacturing in and the King promised to do All that in him Lay to discourage the Wool Trade of in 1783 the Irish parliament adopted a protective policy without any serious resistance on the part of the United states had beaten England in their War for Independence and the Mother country was not in a position to be Over particular with for the next eighteen or Twenty years Ireland prospered to a remarkable de the population increased by an Irish speak of the National Progress during this says there is not a civilized nation on the face of the habitable Globe which had advanced in in Agri in manufacture with the same in the same As ire but the agitation for the Union stated that the matter of a minister of England and Ireland commenced at withdrawing from a conference was a and in 1787 the act of Union was matter of Mutual where proposed in the Irish it on a motion was made that Harris was Defeated and the House of com be allowed to withdraw from the Mons issued an address to the King sex methodist Church and planning the reason for defeating the there is an unusually Large number As follows of ministers and laymen in attendance giving the name of Union to the upon the Bishop Goodsell measure is a in Man fac has charmed the conference by his Tures any attempt it makes to offer any urbanity and geniality of administer Benefit which we do not now enjoy is vain and and whatever is to have that effect will be our in most of the duties on imports which operate As Protection to our manufacturers Are under its provisions to be either removed or reduced imme and those which will be reduced Are to cease entirely at a limited though Many manufactures owe their existence to the Protection of these and though it is not in the Power of human Wisdom to foresee any precise time when they May be Able to thrive without but England was not disposed to and then commenced that shame less system of corruption which resulted in purchasing the passage of the act of Union by the Irish that corruption and Force accomplished the Union of Ireland and England cannot be and we do not know that any denial has been for Many years previous to the Union Ireland had been As prosperous As at the end of thirty years of Union the industries of Ireland had been virtually wiped out of existence or transferred to in his work on Why Ireland is John Scanlon gives a showing the consequences to Ireland of inimitable legislation by England Fol Lowed by free in 1800 one Branch of the Trade in Limerick employed men in 1831 before the Union in All employed men in 1831 Only ten in 1800 All Ireland employed men working in Cotton in 1831 Only 500 men were thus pm in 1800 men were engaged in making Linen yarn in 1831 Only remained in that these Are Only a few illustrations taken from an incomplete which shows that from 1800 Down to 1841 the number of men engaged in certain Iri the conference will probably adjourn on next monday death ends fathers the artist hardly dares paint the Moat gorgeous Sunset or the fiercest for Art critics would say it is the novelist who would be something More than a blood and Thunder dream or a writer of always com outright society dares not take exceptional phases of life As the basis of his for when a writer goes very far beyond experiences and sensations with which the average intelligent Reader is familiar the critic ism overdrawn or unnatural is passed upon his work and unless his purpose As Haggard to produce literary that criticism is usually fatal to the Success of any work of fiction with cultivated but no Reader of the worlds daily chronicle of the daily can deny the fact that the or that which seems to a normally constituted mind is daily recur ring All around those of Ertrie tales make better texts for editorial homilies than bases for artistically constructed one illustration shall the following heading attracted our attention yesterday As we were running Over our daily table Lead of excl noes suddenly one of our oldest and most respected citizens drops dead on the nothing very unusual in the commonest of truths is that greatest of All truths in the midst of life we Are in but taking up the paper and glancing Down its and then turning to other papers for fur ther we found that this sudden death occurred under Circum stances which convey a terrible the congressional conclusion of the proceedings resulting in Reeds Flat form from the upon learning that the nomination of judge of this had been secured the convention fairly went cheers upon cheers being Given for judge and for several moments everything was in an when quietness was it was moved by the Cass county Dele and seconded by the delegation from Guthrie county that the Nomina Tion of j Edge Reed be made the motion prevailed by a standing vote and a Volley of at this Point the following dispatch was received from judge Reed and read to the convention East Des Spencer Smith if the Conven Tion should be unable to agree upon another candidate and there should be a general desire that 1 should t would do although i do not desire upon the Reading of this Telegram cheer after cheer again rolled from the throats of the and the great est enthusiasm once More having secured quiet the committee on resolutions stated that they were ready to and did so As follows the representatives of the republicans of the ninth congressional Dis in convention do adopt the following As our platform of Princi Ples we do most heartily and hereby especially adopt both the National and the state platforms of the Republican Ana to the nominees thereof e pledge our United in a government of the by the people and for the it is absolutely necessary that every Egal voter if he should have the right at All elections to go to the polls unmolested from any and de posit his ballot As he May and to have the same honestly counted and we demand of Congress such legislation As will Aid in securing to every voter a free ballot and an honest count in every locality where the voter May and to Aid in the enactment of such Laws the nominee of this convention is that As agriculture is largely the basis of Prosperity in this District we recognize its preeminent claims for and we demand the producer shall have reasonable rates of transportation to enable him to place his pro dusts in the Market at fair and reason Able and we Are in favor of such legislation As will protect the people from the grasping imposition of Mono polies and under whatever name including the Coal and Oil rings now robbing the people under the fostering care of the special friends of the present the soldiers and sailors of this nation in the late War exhibited a spirit of courage and endurance for love of the country that has won for them the lasting admiration and gratitude of the Loyal people of this we Are in favor of giving to every honorable discharged Union sol Dier or Sailor a the report of the committee on resolutions was adopted with three rousing cheers that continued for several finally the chair made himself heard and announced that the Roll of counties would be called for the purpose of selecting a Central commit tee for the ensuing the Call of counties resulted in the following gentlemen being selected As a Central com Mittee Van g order Scott Moulton Stock Ert Byers Parker it was next moved that the Secretary officially notify the Reed of his nomination by this Conven and that the letter of notification be signed by the chairman and Secretary of the on motion of the Lafe of Cass the convention adjourned at to meet again at the polls on the oth Day of november to carry the candidate of this convention to a successful yesterdays convention was without a doubt one of the most enthusiastic that has Ever been held in this tie greatest Harmony prevailed and the Best of feeling maintained through out the entire session of the Conven the ninth District congressional convention has nominated a Strong and he will carry the District by in overwhelming Green Bay lumber dealers in kinds of 1 Oak Cedar posts yellow Norway and White Pine Poplar and White Pine English american be hard soft prices the give us an Opportunity to figure on your estimates cheerfully Yards at Marne and edited by Atlantic Public school opened the teachers have returned and Are ready to resume scaly skin the simple application of a Wanks omit without any internal will cure Siny ease Salt and All itchy skin no mutter Liow obstinate or it effect Utu costs but a misses Wightman and Lackey of our corps of teachers attended the summer school of methods in Des new ventilating apparatus has been put into the West Side v there is a Large number of applications from for the privilege of attending the grammar grades and the High the Outlook is Good for a very full attendance in All grades of the v the assignment of teachers this year s nearly the same As it was last year miss Northup will take the on the West miss Guiselman will take the fourth Grade at the High miss Lackey will take the seventh Grade at the High Burton will take the ninth Grade at the High school All others will remain in their former v the death of Richard Proctor leaves a vacancy in the educational ranks of the world that will be difficult to v what Bishop Flower said As quoted in another part of this column is asap pliable to teachers As it is to preach the enrolment in the Atlantic Public school for the past three years has been As follows the average daily attendance for same years has been As follows steal them if you cant get them Bishop recently said to a class of deacons you Are called to preach and not to gabble and talk and you must remember that you can neglect anything in the world better than you can farce is but brains and ability Are you must have ideas to preach and if you Haven got any of your steal but be honest about and own up like a and your congregation will not be they like an abundance of ideas even if they Are let me warn you to put your ideas in Short Saxon a Sermon should be just Long some sermons Are too Short that take an hour to while oth ers a mile too take ten minutes to preach Why some teachers they Are too they have no eyes to they Are easily they do not try to they fail to know what the world is they have too much outside they fail to have new they Are not polite they think most things take to much they read no educational papers or they Are trying to go into something they follow Alifi same method with each they keep away from their they attend no teachers they complain too they do not study their they fail to practice what the educational papers Tell they do not determine to be the Best teachers in the they do not seek information by studying the method of the Best teach it Tesiny Republican i the Many friends of and con Way in this City have already received with profound the sad intelligence of the death of con Way which occurred at her Home in California on september to each of the teachers of our Public schools who was associated with her in the work of the schoolroom the announcement of her death brings a keen sense of personal she was bom in june in Early life she United with the Baptist after removing to Atlantic she became a member of the Presby Terian Church during the pastorate of John she died in the communion of the latter Church and in the full Hope of the Reward that awaits the Christian her life was devoted to educational work As a teacher she was preeminently Success she was for about eight years a teacher in the Public schools in this her excellence of Ler womanly her loyalty to her associates and to her her know lege of the mental characteristics of her All served to give in estimation of her associates a pre eminent and undisputed position As a her ability to win and to hold the respect of ordinarily difficult to was she seemed to divine the motives which could be employed to direct into proper channels the energies of the wilful and by her tact and discretion she was always Able to inspire the highest degree of enthusiasm among the pupils who were diligent and by her pupils she was held to be an Ideal teacher and an Ideal woman and the children who became her pupils also became and remained her Loyal her life has and will yet of its Best fruit in the lives of those whom she has for there Are Many willingly give to the credit of inspiring within them nobler aspirations and higher Hopes than they had before she has put off the the labor and the weariness of this mortal life and has entered upon the higher but she has left to her sorrowing which even in their sorrow must be a source of record of a Well a record of lifes work nobly to the patrons of out next monday the schools of this City reopen for the years the corps of teachers has been selected and organized and each one will beat the past of duty monday the teach ers enter upon their work determined to do a Good years they must have it if the work of the year is to be a Complete the patrons Are with the teachers jointly responsible for the Success of our school from the teachers standpoint these Are some of the ways in which patrons can greatly assist they can see to it that their child Ren attend they can ascertain by Conversa Tion with their children1 whether or nor they the children Are interested in their they can encourage their children to do a reasonable amount of Home work in their studies or in Good read they can communicate with the teacher in regard to anything in work of their children that is not Satis they can visit the schools regularly and they can discourage fault finding acid complaining on the part of the children until they the parents have inquired into the causes of these suggestions Are made not m a spirit of but with a desire to unite the parents of the boys and who fill our schools in a closer cooperation with teachers in what is Iro poly considered a Mutual a woman Sweet is prematurely deprived of her charms of face and and made u attractive by the wasting effects of ail ments and irregularities Peculiar to Jbv to Check this Drain not omy her strength and but upon 1ec amiable qualities As her first this is safely and speedily accomplished by a course of self treatment with or pierces favorite Nervine and tonic of wonderful and prepared especially for the Allevia Tion of those suffering from draining Down sensations of weakness incident to to her

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