Chariton Leader (Newspaper) - September 8, 1910, Chariton, Iowa
THE CHARITON LEADER.
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CHARITON [OWA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1910.
BY HENRY W. GITTINGERNEWS Of PEOPLE HERE AND THEREWhat the People are Doing in Lucas County and Surroundings
The Lender is pleased to state that E. 15- G.irroll was not Injured, last week, so badly as at first reported. His arm was broken, however, in two places but it developed that his hip was not fractured. He is about town again with his arm in a sling.
Our young friend, Mr. Alfred Me-Farland, left for Burlington, on Tuesday, to re-enter Elliott's Business college. He attended that splendid school five months last year and returns to again take up the work. It is a laudible ambition to fit ones self for the business affairs of this matter-of-fact world.
It was a great show at the Temple, last week, Adgie and her Lions. There were ihreo of the animals and she went into the cage nightly and made them perform. It is a very dangerous occupation that she follows. Tonight Weary Willie Walker appears. The Temple is putting on some mighty good shows.
John F. Strong arrived from Nebraska, Monday evening, and is a guest of his brother-in-law, J. B. Wy-land. Mrs. Strong had been at the Wylan<J home a fortnight or more but left for home the day her husband arrived here. Mr. Strong is a son of the late Thomas Strong, who formerly resided at Russell.
Rey. A. H. Lathrop finished his conference year els pastor of the M. E. church, last Sunday. This closes the second year of his pastorale in Chariton. He is a strong preacher and the hope is that all things may work out for his return. He and Mrs. Lathrop left for Perry on Tuesday morning, the conference being held there. Mrs. Lathrop has certainly been a great assistance to him in his pastoral work.
Mrs. R. A. Gray and daughter, Mildred, went to.Colfax the first of the week to attend the wedding of their niece and cousin, Miss Vera Ingham, to Frank Mott, editor of the Marengo Republican. The wedding occurred at the bride's borne, Wednesday evening, and was a brilliant affair. Miss Ingham has visited in Charlton a number of times and has many friends who extend congratulations.
Eli Keith and wife and C. T. Evans and wife, of Hunlington county, Pennsylvania, and MIsb Charilla Evans, of Saxton, Pennsylvania, and Mrs Olive Price, of Shireleysburg, Pennsylvania, were over Sunday guests of their uncle, David Fluke, on their way to Nebraska and other points west on an extended trip. The relatives formed an excursion and took a couple of automobiles out into the Olmitz neighborhood, before they proceeded on their jburney.
James McEndree is moving back froip Leon to Chariton and the family will occupy their own home here. James says there is no use having a vln6 and fig tree without enjoying it. Their household goods arrived on Monday.' He has been manager of the Clarinda Produce house there and expects to engage in the produce business here on his own responsibility, - and will soon open headquarters for that purpose. He will decide on the place and begin business next week. The Leader is glad to. see them back in Charlton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ullum of Franklin township-held a dinner party Sat-urdayin honor of' Mrs. Ullm's father Thomas Brandon's 84 birthday. Mrs. Brandon and most* of the children and grandchildren were present, besides a large company of relatives and friends. They had a most delightful time. Although Mr. Brandon is 84 years old he Js still quite active ......
business qualities as Melrose Bell.
and has all bis good as ever.—
F. N. Eldredge is suing A. R. Barnes for breach of contract. The case grows out of a Dally Tribune deal, Eldredge claiming that Barnes failed to keep hiB part of the agreement; that he was to give his services free of charge, and failed to do so. Plaintiff wantsrf1,000 and the return of a deedtb-Sproperty in Kewanee, 111., whloh~wM ffiven Barnes as part pay; ment for a half interest in the plant. Barnes will claim as an offset for the account unpaid Interest-and rent.—Al-biaNews.
James J. Hill says we are facing the 'greatest traffic congestion in 'the history of the country. The winter's congestion, he -says, has not been -caused by too few cars, but the insufficiency of terminal facilities and sidings with which to handle the present equipment;. The reason it takes - months to move the crops is that the Western roads lack thrf facilities at f the terminals to handle the oars whlob -they now have. He said that the rail--rqads must spend 89,600,000,600, or at the rate of »1,600,000,000 a year (or
. ^ -Any, herd-owner will tell you that - hlscowsglve more milk with a herdsman whaiyioves animals , and Islnter-ftd^inliw/work ¿ban with one who-wiaUdutier In a .perfunctory; and $pMbeiic;':.manner.' This is be-"^f^mllfcglying* * mechanism de-st^orklog/upqnthe
'i^pMdiiS^ilM^The Boy Boomer.
The boy boomer was at the station, one day recently,- when the train came in and a traveling man stepped oil" and asked to be directed down town. Naturally a boy is loyal to home and this was a good chance to get in his work as they walked along the street.
"You have some nice cluster lights hero," observed the traveling man.
"Yes, sir," replied the boy boomer, "George Israel and Clarence Blake they look a notion that tbe old town ought to show up likfe a city, so they went out an' got $40,000.00 subscribed and bought theso lights."
The traveling man looked Interested and the boy boomer proceeded.
"You see them men over thereV Well,' they're 'xcavatin' fur pavements. Afore sundown 4,000 men'll be on the job an' 3000 teams'll be haulin' dirt out o' there. It's to be the best ever."
"It seems to me your pavements are quite dirty. I wonder such an enterprising town don't keep them swept cleaner."
"Yes, they are at this time of day but of a mornin' they're as clean as though they'd been run through one of them new tangled washin1 inuchiu es but you see traffic's so heavy that there'll be two feet of mud on the street before ¡turnia'-out time. It's jlst like gradin fur a railroad to keep them pavements clean. The last contractor who took the job busted , so noone'lltake iz place until tomorry mornin.' The ladies bought a street sweeper but it was jist like curry in' a 40-acre iield with a tooth brush."
"Do tell! ejaculated the traveling man.
"D'u see that smoke stack over there? Well, that's Kestler's laundry. They burn fifty tons of coal in there in a day an' it takes $60.00 wo'th of soap to run 'em twenty-four hours. That iz said to be the biggest and best laundry this side of New York City. They do all of Mr. Taft's laundry work now an' three-fourths of the governors of the states gets their washin' did here. I saw 'em unpack a basket frum Mrs. Dick Longworth, this forenoon. My, but she's starchy I"
"I should think such an enterprising town would have street cars."
"Street cars! (laughing derisively) What'd we want with street cars? They're too slow. Why, when a Chariton man starts to go anywhere he's there already, don't-yerknowi"'
"I see you are erecting some new buildings. What is that one over there to be used for?"
"That? Oh, that is what they calls a garrouge. It is a sort of a livery stable fur automobiles. Some of the poorer people here still ride in automobiles—them that can't afford, .¿o hurry." *
"I see you have quite a layout of public buildings, I like to see'this."
"Yep. That house with prongs to it over there—that is a church—the Metbusleh Epistipal church where Jdhn Wesley preaches every day in the week and twice on Sunday. That big building up the street—that great big building—why, that's the school house. There's where I was educated. I expect 140(H) children are going there now. It's wonderful what eddycation they can give there in such a short space of time. I graddyated there two, years ago and I'm now only past 'leven. They giye me the degrees of A. M., D. D., L. L. D., Ph U. an' several other Ds. I don't remember. That's a mighty fine church, aint it? Have lots of members—couldn't count 'em in a half day. They bad quarterly meetin' oyer there, yisterdav—an' Why, sir, it took 49 it
sacrament, of bread an' three kegs of wine round I"
The traveling man couldn't any more and was carried to a on a stretcher.
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stand hotelRevival Meetings.
Revival meetings will commence at the Otterbein United Brethren church next Sunday evening, Sept. 11. The pastor, Rev. J. W. Bonnell, will be assisted by Rev. Eugene Ackley, of Lovilia, A cordial invitation Is given to all to attend these meetings. Come and assist by • your presence, in the song services, and by your good will. We need you. Come.
WHAT PEOPLE ABE SAYING
Items of Street by
Interest to our Readers as heard on the our Interviewer- Some Live FactsState Fair Premiums.
1 C. S. Hatcher had his herd of Galloway cattle at the recent State fair and took several awards: Bulls 2 years, old and younger, 1st. One year old bull and younger, 2nd. Junior bull calf 1st. Cow 3 year old and oyer, 1st. Heifer
2 years old and over, 2nd. Besides several other awards.Stuart's Campaign.
' Hon. F. Q. Stuart, democratic candidate for congress, is actively engaged in the campaign. He will speak at Sewall, Wayne county, on the 10th Inst, and has six appointments In Clarke county during September, as follows: Woodburn, Monday, September 12, 1:30 p. m.; Murray, Monday, September 12, 7:30 p. m.; Hopeville, Tuesday, September 13, 1:30 p. m.; Leslie, Tuesday, September 13, 7:30 p m.; Weldon, Wednesday, September 14,1:30 p. m.; Jamison, Wednesday, September 14, 7:30 p. m.Epworth Rally.
■Qn Sunday evening September 11, in tbe absence of the pastor at Conference, the Epworth Leagues of Chariton, Derby, Russell and Oakley will bold a Rally seVvice In the Charlton M. E. church. • *
This meeting will be addressed by Mr. Henry Husted^of Iowa State University. Mr. Busted comes rscom-mended as a brilliant and interesting
*Pl%^eryoung '."people ot Chariton and vlclnltyare earnestly requestedtpat-tend" this service., -Service tagins at
You will remember that once before I remarked Lhat W. O. Mlllthorpe was a great sleuth. ] desire to reiterate and reaffirm that statement.—William B. Sullivan.
We returned from southeastern Ohio, a few days since. My stepmother still resides there and as she is a devout Quaker she wanted us to come and attend the yearly mooting of that historic sect. The place in which she lives is a strong Quaker community. These meetings are certainly impressive and the faith of the communicants is sublime. Conditions in that part of Ohio are fairly good but not the best. They have also been affected by the dry weather, but 1 noticed tbe farmers were plowing and getting ready for the fall sowing and preparing for next season's har vests.—Joseph A. Brown.
I returned, on Friday, from my old home in the Buckeye state. Politics is interesting over there but there are only two parties in the campaign this year—straight out r<i|iub!lc;iD* and democrats. It is the opinion that the vote on Governor will be close. William Jennings Bryan was in Columbus, the other day, but it seems he is becoming absent minded. The papers said he failed to call upon Governor Harmon. He forgot it, 1 suppose. Harmon has-made a good governor, so the people Inform me, and the republicans say all the fault they find with him is his politics. I personally knew Judson Harmon when he was a young man. He came un from the south part of the state and taught the Tuma school, in a little red school house down on Tuma creek, and during the terra boarded with the family of my sister. Jud Harmon had the reputation of being a smart and courteous young man. I taught school the same winter in a nearby district on Muckshaw prairie and we had several old time "spellin' schools" that winter. Well, finally Jud got to be governor of the state—and a democratic governor, at that, although he was poor enough in those days. However, I expect to have a good place at the right hand of the Father some day.—Thomas O. Hughes.
I went over to Davenport and then ran down to Washington, on Thursday evening. I wanted to look after some political fences In "Washington county; but could not stay as long as I bad intended. Alex Milled had an engagement out of town the next day, so I came home. However, I had a pleasant stay In the city and Alex took' me a ride in his automobile, "Carry Nation." Carry don't smoke but they say "she" jars the pavements as she speeds over the streets of Washington, and cracks plate windows like a hatchet. But maybe this is only a libel. Stanley Miller was over from Mt. Pleasant and they took it upon themselves to invite me to a wedding being held in the town that evening. The groom, Charles Dewey, is. a forty-'leventh cousin of mine, and the bride an estimable young lady of that city. I went, however, doubting their authority to issue invitations, besides I had no wedding garments along, but the welcome was cordial, so I concluded that whatever Alex says goes in Washington. Charles Dewey is at present county attorney of Washington county and a son of the late Judge Dewey—a republican by birth and a gentleman by nature and training.—W. H. Dewey- _
Yes, we are back from Barnsvllle, Ohio, tbe place where I was born. I was there three weeks, and certainly enjoyed the stay. Ohio looks prosperous, the towns especially, though my old home town has not been altogether fortunate. There were formerly two big window glass factories there but they went into the "maw" of thC window glass trust and they are both shut down never to open. When I was & boy there a young man invented an oil cup for truck journals on cars. It was a simple little thing and of Itself amounted to little but out of it a great factory has grown, which employs hun-Moving Away.
Another pioneer family leave for Wyoming. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Graves leave Tuesday September 0th, for Lake View, Wyoming. They visited that country about six months ago and while there, Mr. Graves filed on a claim. They go more for Mrs. Graves' health and for a rest than for land. In the moving away of these estimable people, the community loses honorable citizens and tbe M. E. church loses two of their most faithful and untiring workers, especially will the primary class miss Mrs. Grayes, who has been their teacher for a number of years. While we regret to see them go, yet we wish them success in their new home. ,Victor Vawter.
Marlon Victor Vawter, aged 2 years, 11 days, son of Virgil and Minnie Vawter, was born in Natoma, Kansas, August 22, 1908. In March 1910 he with bis parents moved to a farm five miles south west o( Lacona. where he lived until the time of his death. After an illness of only- four days from the effects of a snpke bite, his spirit left the' body at 7:00 a. m. September 2nd, 1910 at the home of his great-grand parents, M, Davis, in Lacona, where he had been taken for medical treatment. Little ;Viotor was a beaur tjfuli sweety spinJ^- child, with » lie and ^WfeflVWP'-- To^cno
drods of men. They got to manufacturing this thing and that until today they make car wheels and are arrang ing to manufacture steel Hat cars—the finished product. When that little factory started it had to pay its help in store orders and my employer would get scared and send me over to collect. That is not the way they do business now—it has grown to a big concern with financial standing. It illustrates what a man of energy and perseverance can accomplish. Factories are good things, but they must fill a demand. A "bonused" concern seldom "delivers the goods."—J. T. Crozler,
Four year ago I was offered $5.00 per acre per year rental for a forty acre Held of corn land I have. I refused to take It. Some of my neighbors said I was—well, not a philosophei—for not taking it. That year the land produced an even 70 bushels of corn to the aero and sold for 00 cents per bushel, the grain alone being worth $42.00 per acre, besides the stalk field. It is hard to estimate the .value of good corn land.—Wils Larimer.
I have some timber near Cedar Ranch, which Is owned by W. V linker. I was over there, a few dayB since after a load of posts, and while there noticed a marvelous thing—some peach trees with peaches on them. 1 wondered how the Lord could be so good to Mr. Baker and not so good to the rest of us for we have no peaches this year. But after all I presume he would prefer to have fewer peaches in his orchard and less rheumatism, with which he has been atllicted for months. Peaches would be but a poor recompense, so I do not envy him his peach crop but carit help but wonder how they happened to escape the frosts.— Charley Brown.
We have had an extremely good threshing season and the end is not yet. Soon the fodder shredding season will commence and that promises a run until cold weather sets in. There is no rest for the weary thresherman. —Mart Clowser.
f think attention ought to be called to the fact that bicyclists haye taken possession of the sidewalks, which make it dangerous for pedestrians. I was run down by one, a few days since, ¡mil barely escaped Injury. This prac-ClaeWtould' be prohibited;—Rev. Mc-Gaughey.
I intend to start on a trip west, the last of the week. I am first going to Denver, then I will come back to Burlington, Colorado, near which place I contemplate securing land. Land anywhere, dry or wet, is going to be valuable in the future. Isold my place northeast of Chariton to A. B. Gookin, last February, so I am in a position to go.—Thomas Saville.
I have recently met with a great
ss. If anyone can make restitution I assure him of my unbounded and eternal gratitude. Last Saturday my two fox terriers started to follow me to town. They are young and experienced. T scolded them and tried to drive them back. Since that time 1 have neither seen nor heard of them. —James Brown.
I am well pleased with for the Chariton Business
the outlook School and Academy, this year. In round numbers the enrollment in the start Is fifty students. The most popular department in the whole school seems to be the academic. Tbe commercial department Is showing up exceedingly well and tbe normal department is popular, though not so much so as the others.—Prof. William Bell.
I returned, a few days since, from attending the Grand Aerie of the Eagles at St. Louis. Some graft developed in high places in the order and we had to do some house clèaning. I came home by way of Bushnell,Illinois, and other places near where my boyhood was spent. I tell you it.does one good to live his youth over with those of earlier days.—N. G. Lut/..
Funeral services were conducted from the house at 2:30 Sunday, by Rev. R. B. Hyten, of the Christian church, in Lacona in the presence of many relatives aSd friends, after which the body was laid to rest in the Arnold cemetery. Four young men, Piatt and Earl Elmendorf, Park and Vern Thomason, acted as pall bearers. A large collection of flowers were the most beautiful that could be bad.
He leayes to mourn his loss, mother, father, one brother and five sisters and a host of relatives and friends, Tbe bereaved family bave the profound sympathy of the entire community. A loving one from us has gone, A voice on earth is stilled, A place is vacant in our home That never can be filled. We loye him! oh, we love blml But the angles love him best.
. Professor Bell's Business School and Academy opened, Monday, with the best enrollment In tbe start.In the history of the school, In round numbers fifty. Professor Q, L. Johnson has charge of the commercial department, which Includes short band, type ¿writing, penmanship, etc., and Profes sor -and Mrs, Bell are looking after the academic and normal department. The pupils'- have' commenced thelr-worlf with the old time enthusl-m and a profitable years * work I* be-" vthem.";It :is |noit ' .....Clint Caught 'Em.
W. C. Millthorpe, of this city, was on the special police force, at Des Moines, during the recent state fair. The Register and Leader gives the following account:
"Two holdups, one in the city and one at the state fair grounds, marred the last day of the state fair from the viewpoint of the police. Charles Mc-Nabb of Villisca was robbed of $195 at the fair and Dan Shaw of Tara, Towa, was relieved of a gold watch and 820 on Kast Vine street late yesterday afternoon.
McNabb accuses J. L. Pierce of stealing his pocketbook and money from an Inside pocket of his coat. Pierce was arrested on the fair grounds shortly after the robbery by Special Officer Clint Millthorpe amd lodged in the city jail. He will be arraigned this morning in police court, charged with grand larceny,"
The Leader desires to call attention to the fact that whenever a man has accomplished some act of bravery or extraordinary heroism it has been the rule to clothe them with some befitting political honors at the first opportunity presenting itself. For instance Theodore Roosevelt climbed San Juan hill and was made president of the United States, and now when Mayor Gaynor has been shot by an aasasBin, It is said he should be elected governor of New York. Thus, as Mr. Millthorpe is a candidate for coroner, on the democratic ticket of Lucas county, there should be no question about his election. He is capable of presiding over the affairs of both the living and the dead.Going it Alone.
Dave C. Johnson, of Derby, formerly of the firm of McMalns & Johnson, is still In the auctioneer business and will cry your sales and give satisfaction. He is going it alone and is ready to make dates for the selling of farm«, town property, merchandise or farm sales. He has had good success and experience—In other words, is onto his job. Among the many things that you should remember is that Dave C Johnson is an auctioneer. That he is ready to manage your sale and give satisfaction. That his address is Derby, Iowa. And that you can make dates with him either by telephone or letter.A Life Sketch.
Nannie Elizabeth Mitchell, oldest daughter of George and Hli/.abeth Mitchell, was born In Monroe county, near Eddyvllle, October 23, 1858, and passed away at her home September 1, 1910. Had she lived till October 23, she would have reached her 52 birthday.
She was united in marriage to Lafayette Miller November 28, 1878, and came to the home where she resided till her death. She was tbe mother of four children, one son and three daughters, viz: George Miller, Nellie Throckmorton and Jessie Blizzard, all of Lucas county, and Flora Decker of Canada. Besides her husband and children she is survived by eleven grandchildren, her father, two brothers and five sisters. She united with the Methodist church when young, afterward uniting with the Otterbein United Brethren church of which she remained a faithful member.
About three weeks ago Mrs. Miller submitted to a surgical operation, which was thought to be perfectly satisfactory and she was recovering nicely when on Wednesday evening of last week there was a sudden" change and she passed away in a few hours. She was conscious to the last, and bade her family good bye and left messages for absent friends, and was resigned to go
Mrs. Miller was a woman of more than ordinary personal charm and social nature and her death is not only mourned by her family but also by a wide circle of appreciative and loving friends.
The funeral services were conducted on the lawn at the family residence Saturday forenoon at 10:00 by Rev. J. W. Bonnell of this city, assisted by Rev. A. E. Nutting of Derby. Interment made in the Chariton cemetery.Infant Dies.
Little Evelyn, the ele/en months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Best, of St. Joseph, Missouri, died Saturday, at the home of Mrs. Best's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Badger, of infantile paralysis, after an illness of only two days. The death of this little one is a severe blow to the parents, as only a few months ago they were bereft of two little ones. The family have been visiting in this city for a short time, having formerly resided here..
Private funeral services were held from the home last Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. G. J. Findley, of the U. P. church, and Interment made In the Charlton cemetery.Sacred Concert.
The orchestra of the Swedish Lutheran church will give a musical program at the'church next Sunday evening, September 11, at 8 o'olock.
mission free, lnylted.
Ad-All areDemocratic Judicial Ticket.
For Judge, L. T. Richmond For Judge, J. J. Smith For Judge, R. R. McBeth For Judge, C. W. Stuart.MT WEEKA Record of What We Hear and See of Happenings in This Vicinity
The Business Men's Association will meet at the court room at 8:00 p m., Friday. This meeting is called to discuss the advisability of leasing the Electric Light Plant to a company who will Install and operate therewith a gas plant and a heating plant and pay the city for the use of its plant by lighting tne city streets free and pumping the city water free and keeping up the expense. It is especially requested that every member of the association and every property owner, who is desirous of seeing our city receive these additional utilities, be present and take part in the discussion so that an expression ma'y be had relative to the promotion of the proposition.Returned to Hospital
Mr. Francis Miller, of Pleasant township, was returned to the hospital at Clarinda, on the first of the week, after an examination by the commissioners of insanity. Soon after the bank failure his mind gave way, said to have been on aocount of losses, but later he was discharged. A short time since his former mental state returned and it was thought best to send him to the hospital. He is apprehensive of harm and labored under the hallucination that someone wanted to do him injury and at times became frantic. He is a man advanced in years and not in robust general health.Married.
Albert A. Aldricb, of Shenandoah, and Florence Katie Rhoades of this city, were quietly married at the Methodist parsonage Thursday evening, Dr. A. H. Lathrop, pastor of the church officiating. The bride has many friends in this city, who wish them a happy wedded life.
They left the same day for CreBton, for a short visit with friends, after which they will reside in Shenandoah, where the groom is employed with a produce firm.Lost An Eye.
Word comes from Sapulpa, Oklahoma, of the accident whioh befell Fred Croston, the little son of Dr. George Croston. He had been with his grand-parents here, Mr. and Mrs. John Olouse, but recently returned home. He and another boy were playing and an arrow struck him in the eye, putting it entirely out.' He was immediately taken to Kansas City to an expert and while the other eye is in danger, yet It is now believed it can be saved.
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MihifKt^^/ffim&^d 3r xThe Chariton Schools.
The Chariton public schools opened on Monday with Professor J. E. Roberts as superintendent. The enrollment is about 800. Following is the classification of instructors:
Herbert C. Snyder, principal mathematics; John E. Lukens, assistant principal science; Nelle M. Rae, Latin and English; Fanny Vosberg, mathematics and history; Jennie Graham, German and English; Albert A. Cush-Ing, manual training; Dora M. Glad-son, supervisor of music.
Elsmore Douglass, eighth; Maude-Abernathy, eighth and seventh; Vera M. Snyder, seventh; J. Etta Layton, third and second; Mabel Stafford, first and primary.
Marie Swanson, fifth and fourth; Mollle Freel, third, second and first.
Carrie Kull, sixth; Nellie CJhamplin, fifth and fourth; Susie Hupp, third and second; Bessie Elrod, primary; Janet Lindsay, sixth; fifth, no teacher elected. Mrs. Collison substituting; Mrs. Victoria Osburne, fourth; Vasbtl Pfrlmmer, third; Nellie Hanlin, second; Alma Clay, first and primary..This is Awfull
Whatev'er has Ottumwa done to Chariton and the Leader of that fine little city? Here Is something awful that comes from the newspaper named:
'The city of Ottumwa Is now without an official bead, the mayor having been removed for getting drunk one day, and for neglect of duty. It is a peculiar image, Ottumwa's municipal government. It's feet stand in miry clay, its legs are bowed and warped by the weight of iniquitious practices, lta body demoralized and skin covered with filth until now It totters without a head. It is not likely the 'Ottumwa plan of government' will herald as the great reform of the age from Cape Cod to the coast of California.'
Now Isn't that an awful thing to put in the newspaper? And so much of It * —all of it—untrue, and only given the semblence of credence through the op-v eration of the Cos son law. Why, tM"l Review never said half that bad thing,**' or things, about Nate Kendall who ls a-
Eroduct of Lucas county.—Ottuaairtt''
•ally Review. - 1 "
Mrs. William Worhman and lit daughter Willie, or White Fiih/Ma^i tana, arrived Tuesday to visit her, ents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith', ot. L|£ township, and sister Helerte >wl peots to go to Rochester, Ml soon for an operation'.