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Des Moines Iowa Homestead (Newspaper) - January 11, 1917, Des Moines, Iowa 4 52 e s t e a d january 11, 1917 and housekeeper sounds established in 1855 j Advance. Company. Des Moines. La. Speaker m. B. Pitt of the Iowa House. General a on. M. B. Pitt of Harrison county sounded a splendid key note for the legislature in a position of speaker of the House of representatives in the thirty Sandav general of Iowa on being escorted to the chair amid Hearty applause speaker Pitt spoke As Toni own moment. B by your action tie Thna Respo Sibili needs iat tie session pro si6 for local s local self government in primary article on or. Pitt is purely an Iowa product having been born on a farm in Potta vat Tamie county forty one years Aeo and living in this state Ever since or was also born in this state while his father came from in experiences have been a an Iowa farm Bov who to Success in life by dint it a combined with Fine Abil Strong character. After at District sch001 r a Normal he taught it 1-o.ugui, Tjce Terai county where he Jyh As township clerk for two As county treasurer for i. He was elected a Mem blvd thirty sixth general Assem sary years taking an pare As one of the floor leaders of what were known As the on the Road Bill comprised largely of 1members curing his years of political activity or Pitt is married and has a of eight sons and a to be Able to work with and Public welfare. Hope you May do. Our Laws Are of a f Ontic Lerable time u bewildering Legal m which even the de of nothing to a but with is intolerable condition. To make u ou1 exist ear this Hort Stron House. I shall jest member of gives his efforts unix m that manner can we Hope to important matters if Pon Vou the again i thank you All for the r crowd but though disabled franchises by the commission be question arose Are exempt 7 t t it re x3 a j tie election of or. Pitt aft a system the beneficiary of their har efforts is Recei ving their attention and candidates for the offices of state Handbill Der have been by Oulu Over the state the Pur. T i members of the legislature in their vote on the abolishment of the system i an editorial whose sole idea was id decry any move towards Economy thed Homes Register said on Tor redress. This is a matter of much importance to the Farmers of Iowa since a individuals and not pro Ingr to take a Back track matter How Many Prool St Sass beg in again on that old store about the Register is right when it say not going Back to Economy and Thrift. She is going Forward to them and she is going to do so just because there Are men in Iowa who will talk about them and fight for them in spit of the opposition of the old discredited Des Moines combination. To stand an the Way of this Forward movement is like trying to keep Back the Ocean s tides with a Broom. The people of Iowa Are behind them and their Force is irresistible. Iowa Railroad commission makes important ruling. Last week the Iowa state Railroad commission handed Down its ruling in the question of the interference of electric Power transmission lines with Telephone lines. The opinion holds that where a Telephone line was giving reasonably satisfactory service prior to the construction of a Power line the latter must Bear the expenses of such changes in construction of the Telephone line which Are necessary to avoid the interference. This however applies Only to Power companies in whose franchises the Railroad commis Sion reserved the right to determine this matter and covers All those franchises granted in the past year so a r c4.jli.ici and England states combined. Estead is much pleased tins decision which is exactly in me with our views of the equities of uie Case As expressed in these a in urns a few weeks ago. It noting that the last decision in who Hon. Clifford Thorne joined before up Ting from the commission to accept 11t in Al m t v l via o17 sir Ploll Piti Naal at _ i ror the live Stock shippers of the country in their Railroad rate Case is one protecting the Farmers interests i such an important matter feeling among speaker Pitt had uie was for an unusually har s session. The Homestead for to wil1 be accomplished Foi the welfare of Iowa and that it p t carry out speaker Pitt s recommendation of an unusually Short session. Risk one or More of these special issues which along will by Worth thf1 Wanlo to u Price. If every one of our spies readers whose subscription expires within the next few weeks win renew promptly and will take the trouble to secure at least one new sub senber we shall be Able to make Sla renew promptly Send in As Many As possible and watch for these special i special issues coming soon. The Iowa Home Stead Tor the next two months Calls interesting and valuable special issues As follows poultry 1st 15th Ancl february building 22d farm Home 8th already the editors of the Lowa Homestead Are hard at work preparing and purchasing articles for these special numbers which will be richly illustrated and which will go exhaustively and entertainingly into the various subjects. We Are quite confident when we predict that no farm Aper Ever issued better editions Deal no with the All important subjects of profitable poultry raising fruit til ure Dairying building and farm iome improvement than the Iowa Lorn Estead will Issue on these sub acts on the dates scheduled above. Because of the fact that these big special editions Are coming at so Early a Date we want to repeat our Sugges iou to present subscribers to lose no Ime in renewing their subscriptions o As to insure their receiving every Opy. To procrastinate is to run the Iowa visits. Comes on its week bouncing big May pigs. In Issue of the Homestead reference was made to the o one of our subscribers in finds in up nine Runty fan to Send s10, 6xcel this these pigs averaged 254 nerf 6ach there three runts that were sold december self fee Lei used but Ture All summer

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