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Marble Rock Journal (Newspaper) - December 15, 1904, Marble Rock, IowaMarble Rock journal. H. B. N1es son. Publisher. Tarble Rock. Prof. Robert Koch has been presented Vith a portrait bust and a fest Schrift on the occasion of his 60th Finci Ersary. Wins at Faie Ktut and gain exhibits take St. Lot is Hooks. As an advertisement of its bread a Well known firm has after several attempts connected Europe and Asia across the bosporus with Yards of Cotton. To revise freight rates the French a Rozirio so among the poorest in the world. Some of the cars Are several decades old and on one line not Long ago the floor gave and. The car literally fell to pieces. Railroad commissioners will meet and change re ports 03. Fair dates selected. It s asserted by a sculptor that the Buman foot is becoming smaller. The masculine foot of 20 centuries ago was about 12 inches Long. The average Man s foot of to Day a easily fitted with a no. Shoe Ivsich is not More than 10 7-16 inches in length. A Isi Onroe county Man who invested 1529 in sheep Jast has sold of Wool has 143 lambs that will average 80 pounds when ready for Market which at four cents a Pound makes them Worth total income from his flock of sheep ?7b9, and he still has the sheep. Not one of them has got away from him. The general Commerce of newfound land during the fiscal year ended june 30, 3903, amounted in value to of which represented imports and exports. The year preceding the combined imports an 1 exports amounted to Whie in 3899 they totalled oily 000.000. Within the last ten years the general Commerce has increased 42 per cent. American thrashing machines have been used in Peru this year for the first time in lieu of the old system of having the Rice trodden out by horses. Other Rice growers will probably soon be induced to follow this example. Thrashers of this class As Well As their motors be very Light in construction with Broad wheels for use in moist ground in order to moot the popular fancy there. Des Loines. La., dec. Hat car Taicle Mace her presence left at the St. Louis exposition by the Way in which residents from the Hawkeye state car rid oif the medals in the fruit and Cereal a Thibus. . Of Pic state Horti cultural Board has just received a list of the prizes won in the fruit exhibit and it is found that five Gold medals o3 Silver medals and 39 Bronze Cieu als Cap wed in this department of the fair by iowans. The state won the grand pri2e on the general display of fruit and this announcement goes to show that in time Iowa s Industry will rival and possibly surpass its far famed Corn Industry. Grain also comes in for a Large share of the honors hav ing captured 17 grand prizes which were awarded to the Staie As a whole and 44 individual medals 12 Gold eight Silver and 24 Bronze. The majority of Cereal prizes which were carried off by Lowans were for Corn but the list of the exhibits of cereals taking prizes is sprinkled with grasses Barley and Ca seed. Which brings to the fore the fact that Tenden cies throughout the state Point toward a widening in the Range of products. Moves for appropriations for a new pest office building. At the end of the last fiscal year Iowa had 1.8c3 Rural routes More than any other state except Illi Nois. The total postage on matter delivered on Rural routes in Iowa exceeds that of All other slates amounting to v Shircliffe has reformed. Frauk Slier Cliffe the most desperate Man in who served a Long term a jail for holding up an Minalia train near Junction Over 12 years ago is sit present eking out a Bare Liv ing As a Blacksmith at Logan. He received a manual training course at the a fort. On i Nna me at once took tip it is said he Lias turned Over a new Leaf and his neighbors declare that not a score honest exists in Harrison county than this j patient worker. Sherdine. In his raid upon Cut Iliahu outs valued at burying these lems Way to Colorado a Here he Vas caught in the act of looting a Bank. His confession to the deed in Iowa lower by his Loag term in prison Ano lastly by his Reform. Pullman poster s Wiles. Foxy Black Man made Money los ing the shoe of a Wtissia Suppi mail. Argentina has the greatest number of sheep of any country but derives relatively the least Benefit from them. Tin s is due in part to the Quality not having yet been sufficiently refined in part to negligence in the care of the sheep. And lastly to the prevalence of Scab the curing of which has not been made obligatory. In Australia curing Friis disease was made compulsory 30 ago. Revision of freight Bates soon. A general revision of freight rates is promised by the Board of Railroad com missioners of the state when that body holds it annual meeting at the Capitol december "9. A similar Assembly was j held on december 10 , and some change in the schedules resulting but the meeting slated for this month it is said will be attended by Stock ship pers irom different parts of the state and it is probable that the session will be More Lively than the one . Questions which have been raised Dur ing the past two years will receive consideration. Recently the commission granted a 25 per cent reduction in freight rates to Iowa Oil companies on shipments in the state a ruling which goes into effect december 24. Dealers in Iron and steel claim that the imposition of the ?7 a ton duty on imports of steel rails will mean an advantage of ?16 a ton for the Canadian rtt-nr1 Forten need states As follow is duty ton county in Ontario on pig Iron from Canada Ore. A ton Federal Bounty Federal Bounty on steel ingots special duty under dumping clause ?3.50 total there Are 3d mortgage Banks in Germany whose outstanding Bonds amount to these More Gage Bonds Are secured by mortgages on town and country real estate in return for which the mortgage Banks loan Money at 4 to 5 per cent interest per annul. The Bonds issued by the Banks., bearing 3 a to i per cent in Terest Are a popular form of invest ment being considered As Safe As government or municipal Bonds. The longest Fence in the world is that which has been erected by a cattle company along the mexican Bor Der. It is 75 Miles in length and separates exactly for its entire distance tie two republics. The Fence was built to keep the cattle from running across the Border and falling an easy prey to the mexican cow punchers. Although it Cost a great Deal of Money it is Esti mated that cattle enough will a one year to More than pay for it. Chile has possibly used More Post age Stamps which were first intended for Revenue purposes than any other country. In 1sso the in 2c, 5c, Loc and As Well a the 1-and 1 pesos tax cat maps were used postally. The 5c Blue fiscal were also used in Iquique during the War of the rebellion. In 3sp1 the and 20c telegraphs were used for postage. Many fraudulent specimens of the latter exist and Ever the postmarks have been counter relied. Demand for higher education. That there is a Large demand for higher education throughout the state is the undercurrent Vichich runs in the report which has been issued by superintendent Riggs on the schools of Iowa. Of the 770 graded schools 544 bad with in them pupils from the coun try who paid tuition. There were 9.sss of these pupils and the tuition paid and girls come from the Rural districts to attend the City schools Points to the Ever increasing desire for a higher Edu cation among the farming Poilu nation Only s2 teachers out of a Tola of 3.974 employed in the schools of the state have received to training and the remaining were trained in the Fol lowing institutions total number employed. Number who Are graduates of the Iowa state Norma cc7 number who Irenr actuates of Ether state Normal schools. 136 number who Are graduates of some col Ege or University. To Al number who Aregai lures of academies a i cute Normal schools or Mph schools a four ear Couise. 2 2c9 Tula who Are graduates number with no experience. S2 number who hold state certificates or Kef 552 prepare for state fair. The Success of s state fair has injected1 such an interest into the participants in this event that preparations Are already under Way for the arrangements for this year s event. Sev eral methods for handling the crowds Are being considered. The Date has been set for the week beginning August and ending september 1. It is probable that the registering turnstile Gate will be used thus dispensing with the old fashioned system of Selling tickets and collecting again at the inner Gate. A committee has been appointed to secure the cooperation of Western fair Man agers and produce the same exhibits at All the fairs. This method would Cut the expenses of Inch exhibit proportionately among the states arc would make the class of attractions of an order Eolden Iowa s Best Jeri each. The department of agriculture meet ing which is slated to take place Here from the 12th to the Lgth of his month naturally brings the came of prof. P. G. Holden. Of the agricultural College at Ames to the fore. Or. Helcien receives an annual stipend of for his serv ices to the state and during the two years in which he has been connected with Iowa he has actually earned for the farming population Over he is an agronomist of wide reputation. Name v is inf they laughed at the idea of a Mau bearing the title of professor Ever attempting to teach them the Best Corn growers in the world anything about the Art of raising the Cereal. That prof Leolden has accomplished a work which prof. P. G. Holden. Educator to whom Iowa Farmers owe their Prosperity it is the Fortune of few to attain is Evl ills Ittel Luil Lue St Tolfe 01 has this year raised More bushels of Corn than during any preceding year and it is expected that next year s crop will be As greatly increased As was that of this year. Prof. Holden became an expert in Grain raising by Accident. When he taught school in Mich Igan it got up a Corn growing context and instructed his pupils to pick out the very Best ears of the Cereal and save them for planting. The result surprised Holden himself and he worked on this system until at the present time his methods Are considered inf Allbie. Prof. Holden is no longer laughed at for his ideas and a speech by him an where it Iowa is the signal for the gathering of hundreds of Farmers from the surround ing towns and villages. Rage state fail. A recent order providing for the kill ing of beavers in a Public Park in Ger Many because the animals had Alra Ost the whole Island on which the Park is Laid out is interesting be cacs a it shows that the Beaver is not a purely american animal. Instead of Ihei being so the fact is that Beav ers used to be found in Many parts of Europe and there Are still a few in the Elbe River near Berlin where they Are protected and propagated by tha government. Mac of the strangest Holiday resorts one of the most interesting a that recently made accessible to the Public at Padriac in the department of Wijdi. . There a series of caverns containing magnificent Euia coltes and a subterranean Lake her lass yielded the secrets to Sie adventurous explorer Ana the Dan Gers of the visit have now been in reduced so that the average Roar traverse the not with wid safety. For twi cares fjord i Des Moines ranks High. Des Moines High business rank is at t tested by the report of assistant Post i master Madden which has Recentio j Matte Public at the Cap ital is classed with such cities As dec ver Omaha and Washington As regards the postage collected Cir org the year. Second class matter sent Cut Dur ing that period amounted 10 241. An increase of More than eight per cent Over the preceding year. This Excel Lent showing of postal receipts will go a. Long Way. It is believed to promote the want minimum scale Law. The bes Moines federation of women s clubs has sprung another agita Tion for Reform upon the people of Iowa and this time it will assume a visible shape according to the state ment of a moving Light in the federa Tion. The suggestion was offered and received at a recent meeting that a Law be introduced into the legis lature the object of which will be to establish a minimum wage scale for women. The working of the state Are poorly paid and do not get proper treatment from their declares the agitator. The average school teacher has for her monthly Sal Ary but ?60 am is is not ample for any woman to live upon and put Alicia an emergency fund for old not Only toss action Advance the the Ory for Burrer teachers but it advocates keeping the schools open for 12 months of the year and the speaker calculates that the extra expense May be ramada up by Dobrij away with the necessity of maintain ing Reform schools. She says that 12 months of school would keep Down crime among children. Married teach ers Are also favored in her speech b to the stipulation thai they have Al ready mice their Mark in their sphere before entering into Matrimony. If this agitation to really assumes any Defi Nite shape and it probably it is expected to n the next legislature May be called upon to Deal with several Complex labor problems. Talking about the race i said the retired Pullman conductor j though nobody had been talking about it relates the Chicago daily news "1 had a coloured Porter in my run Down through the South one year who was a i think i must have met said i the Cigar Salesman. On my last trip i South the Porter look half a Dollar front me to buy a Box of cigarettes at a Way station brought Back 15 cents change charged 30 cents a pint for bottled Beer and wanted a dime every time he walked across the Buffet car with a fresh Bot i to that was not. The same j said the retired Pullman conductor although Tom m Porter had his own i Peculiar abilities in that line too. We were sailing along through lower Mississippi after Midnight one night and Tom was sitting in the room shining the shoes of the passengers. He i had bad feet and had taken off his cd n i shoes. I All of a sudden the train stopped at i an unaccustomed place Aud i told Tom i to jump out and see w hat was the Nat 1 Ter. It had been raining and i he looked out dubiously at the Muddy ground and then locked Dawn at his stockinged feet. It done look pretty bad out Vondah. Tom says but i la go out of Jou wants me to with that he picked up a big pair of belonging 10 a passenger slipped them on and jumped into the darkness. In a few minutes the train started up and i forgot All about i suppose you pitched in and shined the rest of he shoes for suggested the Cigar Salesman. No but in a few minutes after we started he came clumping in to where was looking worried. Say Boss i m in an awful he an i Doan know what to do bout it what s the matter i asked. Well Sah he says when i jumped off Back Theab. I done put on a big pair of shoes Belongis to lower 6, an when she started up i made a Quick run and one o them shoes done stuck in the mud he held out the remaining shoe and looked at it ruefully. What do you s pose i better he asked. Why there s Only one thing to i said. Shine up the other shoe in Good shape put it under the berth and Bluff it out in the scorning. Tell him a on Don t know anything about his shoe that sounds says Tom. I la do it the next morning there was a fear Ful Row when lower 6 got up. He was a big Broad shouldered mississippian. And got his Finger on the push Button in a hurry. Tom pretended not to hear the Bell but pretty soon the big fellow he says in a voice that nearly turned Tom did you Shine the shoes in lower c last by Jessal. Turn i done shined Aii the shoes in the cab. I must have shined Ucli one of pm s the big Fel Low says and i want you to find it Tom batted an Eye but went in and turned the car upside Down. He to ironed the bedding out of All the berths swept the car and looked in the upper berths. No shoe. Seems to be gone he said at length. The Ulissis sinian fixed him with a cold Eye. Have you idea How that shoe could get out of he demanded. Well Sah s Tom they was two ladies got off at water Valley bout 3 o clock this Mohning. An they both had these Here Long trailing skirts on. Now i often heard How they could sweep a shoe out of a car that away i guess that s what happened to the big Fediow says but i be got to get off at Harrodsburg to meet my Mother. Now. Here s when we Stop to change engines at Barr Junction you Duck up 10 the Tow n and get me a pair of wide no. 12 s. Don t lose any time now torn chased up and got the shoes and they fitted All right and the Lis Sis Pippian gave him a Quarter for going. When the big fellow was gone at Harrodsburg i cornered any Porter. Well yen get Cut of that scrape pretty Lucky i Saicic him. He Man Good Ness Man. You Don t know halt of it. Them were an a half shoes i done bought him it Edicia. Hentish. La latest form of Hospital in there Are no Corners or angles to Wall which May catch flush. A correspondent writing to an change on insomnia a few weeks ago advised the use of a hot water bag filled with ice water and applied to tie base of the brain. The number of medical journals in Germany is extraordinarily Large and still on the increase. At the end of 1903 there were 230, and ten More were added in the nine months following. A French physician. Or. Foucault Haa found that in deaths invest a a e1? by him. 759. Or even pe1 resulted from cancer. He could not find heredity was a Factor in the cause of the disease. Or. Edward Smallwood strongly advocates motoring As a positive cure for sleeplessness and also As excellent for Phthisis for neurasthenia and for All complaints a consumptive nature. It is a splendid thins for astir a and a better cure than any yet devised for that widespread disease business worry. The British medical journal states that the legacy of left by the late prof. Puschmann of Vienna to the University of Leipsic is to be applied to the study of the history of Medicine. It is proposed to found a historical museum of Medicine and a special Seminary for training persons in Medico historical research and in an inviting Prospect. Will Canada in the next Quarter of a Century take the place of the United states As the great wheat exporting everything Points that Way. In the opinion of experts the United states has reached High water Mark As a wheat exporting country. The increasing population Over there has reached the Point when Home consumption is be coming annually greater in proportion than the increase ill wheat production. As a matter of fact wheat production is decreasing Over there As the land be comes More valuable and by reason of the demand for other forms of produce for Home consumption. It is said that the wheat crop this year is not More than 70 per cent. Of. The crop of 1901 and much below the crops of 1902 and 1903. It is estimated that this year the United states surplus for Export will not be Over which is less than any year since 1s78 with two exceptions. Not Only is this the Case but a considerable Quantity of the Best can Adian wheat is being imported into Minnesota and also Chicago. All this tends to keep the pries of near the Dollar Marlc and Dol Lar wheat is the Load Stone that will at tract Farmers to the Canadian North West where land is cheap and can be Farmed on a wholesale basis particulars of which May be had from any agent of the Canadian government the reduction of american exports will have the double influence of increasing can Adian production and keeping up the once. It Coli titties a Roseate Prospect for this country and needs no exercise of optimistic enthusiasm to foresee the near expansion of the Dominion into the actual position of the granary of the Light laconic. The most experienced shopper never gets a bargain at a Church fair. A woman does t require nearly so much material to make trouble As she does to make a dress. A Man who gets Down on his Knees to propose will be there for the rest of his life if he is accepted. A girl always thinks a Man is truth Ful when he tells her that she is Beautiful even to Hen she knows Sha in t. It takes a smart Man to catch a widow but any Young thing with big Blue eyes and an innocent look can capture a widower. Let a woman talk and she cares not who does the thinking. Scientific 3tursing. An ingenious Swiss Mechanic claims to have invented an automatic baby nurse. The apparatus is attached to a Cradle. It the baby cries air Waves cause specially arranged wires to oper ate a phonograph which sings a Lullaby while is re leased and rocks the Cradle. When tie crying ceases tie wire fails to vibrate and Tae Cradle stops rocking. Raise in pay of judges. Speedia correspondence the coming of new year w Iran an increase in salary to five of Iowa s District judges and to Ore supreme court judge. The jaw which added 000 per i annul to the stipend of the District i jurists making them was passed by the Twenty ninth general Assembly. J that year most of the judges who were j elected took office in Jannary and Thein i crease in salary with their Entrance into office but judges Chiyae. Bailie Withrow had bees elected a year before and As their terms do not expire until january 1905. Their a d Silary Coit Ries tier. Also Evans who succeeds w. E. Miller on january 1 will get the increased rate. The salary of judge Beemer of the supreme court is to be a a mems by ?2.0go. Thus making his annual remuneration beginning january 1. At an adjourned meeting of the Hawk Eye Gold co spiny at Iowa Falls reports were made by officers shewing the company s financial donation. It is reported there is a shortage of helpful. You Don t really believe there is any tort ii in that Medicine co i know this much. One bottle of it. Judiciously used relieved Ine of in for riia insomnia Why it s a cough med yes. But i used the bottle to threw at. Some cats that were disturbing my press. Choice of pleasures. Happy Gladys looks to night she expects to have a Chance to accept fret or turn flown Charley and she does t care Cinci Tiitu commercial Tri tume. Phis that cure sick nerves . Frazier no. 140 Althea St., Providence r. I., has been cared of js7ervous prostration by the use of or. Pink pills for Pate people. She says i suffered for three years and was several times at the Point of death. My weight Down to seventy five pounds. I was sol Clad suffocating spells swelling of limbs sleeplessness and irregular us. I had a Good doctor but he could not help me. The first Box of or. Wil Liams Pink pills Dii me Good and i continued their use until i was cured. I now perfectly Well these pills Are a specific for All disorders of the serves from neuralgia to partial paralysis. Soft toys Evert walk v. Life. A. A. Boyce a Farmer living them and half Miles from Trenton ase cold settled la my kidneys and developed so quickly that. I was obliged i to Lay off work on ac-3 count of t aching in my Back and sides. For a time i tras in ally to at All and every makeshift i tried and All the Medicine i took had no the slightest effect. My Back continued to grow weaker until i began taking Doan s kidney pills and i must say i was More than surprised and Gra Lilieni to notice the Back ache disappearing a gradually until it finally Doan s kidney pills sold by All dealers or mailed in receipt of Price 60 cents per Boi. Foster i Ibern co., Buffalo. N. Y. The girl. Costs 2o a cake. Good All th0 year around Ingleheart is 1 swans Down cake flour not self re Riaff floor tsp of big mrs liven. Awarded highest honors grand prize world s fair St.tjnuis.1qna. Websters Linte National dictionary cont-un3 25.000 new words new gazetteer of world biographical dictionary new Fulcs. Should be in Etc it Home school and office Rev. Abbott. Of the Outlook jigs Webster has always been Tuteja verite. Our household and i have seen no reason to Transfer my allegiance to any of he competitors. Text in Gnu . G. 6 c. co., publishers Springfield mass. Homestead funds of the Banner for yields of theat and Orr err Farmers rewire As a result of their wheat crop alone. The returns from Oats barter and outlier grains u Well As cattle an j horses add consider wait to Luis secure a free Eta Stem at once or per base from siae reliable dealer while lands Are a Dixie at present Loir prices. Apply for reformation to of Ottawa toc Tox. Boom Iso in inc bmjf., w. H. It Girs 3rd floor into t. O. It nude room 12 b. Ca Linchon b oct Milwaukee. Wis j. S. Cd awoke 125 so Kansas to. . 6th . Flacie Lay late you nit cum it. Strawberry and vegetable dealers the passenger department of Railroad company Nave recently issued a Publica Tion known Uci Caiar so. 12, id is described the Best territory in this country Tor the error rain of Early and Tei tables. Erar dealer in to ii prod jets so null address a postal Cari 10 me nutters Sno a Obj. Of circa cars of. _ Amu Gea u i agent piles re Lief 1.1 a cries for free on War i non Tao a omit hem. Turn at race

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