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Spirit Lake Beacon (Newspaper) - August 30, 1907, Spirit Lake, Iowa Fri Day August 30 1907 a unfortunate decision the announcement of Hon w 35 Allison of his purpose to ask republicans of Iowa for a seventh term in the United states Senate Lias for the week past been the chief topic in state political discussion in the integrity of senator Allison there is widespread Confidence Pew men Are born with his peculiarity of temperament in the usual sense he is not a Leader of men he lacks aggressiveness lie is so conservative As to seen sometimes almost reactionary through forty years of congressional life however he has done his duty As he Lias seen it and for honorable living and Public usefulness he is entitled to the respect and Confidence of his state and nation senator Allison May be criticised for some things he has not done but Little criticism will Lodge against the things he has done in Public life men who say he has not had a Strong hold upon the people of his state reckon without knowledge or without Candor and yet with All such just judgment upon a longhand honorable personal and political record it is the opinion of this paper that in counselling him to run for a seventh term friends have seriously erred and in deciding to enter upon a contest senator Allison snakes the most grievous mistake of a and successful Public career he has reached that time of life when nature cries for release from onerous burdens and when failing Powers re Duce to narrow limits the capacity for great affairs at the expiration of his present term he will be past eighty years of age always of sound Man Hood and irreproachable habits he has been splendidly preserved physically past the usual allotment of life but by the hand of inexorable Fate he was near two years ago served with notice that he must inevitably reckon with unconquerable disease further tenure of office can add nothing to his Fame the people of Iowa have Given him All the distinction they can possibly be Stow what can it profit this great and Good Man to lash his failing ers beyond endurance in the desire to perform the measure of duty imposed upon his station As an obscure Sena Tor he could escape much of Public Burden but the Large responsibility incumbent upon his High rank will continually torture where once it afforded unspeakable colonel Bryan thinks he sees a Light he has been looking for democratic Opportunity to assail the administration in the interest of the Campaign next year the president last week stated in effect that most effective corporation regulation would come from National rather than state action a proposition eminently reasonable but Bryan assumes he can make the coun try shiver by denouncing Roosevelt As an enemy to states rights and an advocate of dangerous centralization the incident simply indicates the usual hard Luck of the democracy in its search for popular issues Taft Stock has gone booming since the Columbus speech and the economist refuses to be comforted in reporting1 the Lynching of Loris Liffgens Over in Nebraska the papers say lie was Hung to a railway Bridge also to an Oak tree likewise to a Tele phone pole but in spite of this discrepancy it seems Safe to assume the Man is pretty tolerably dead while Ync Liing is always the product of society drunk and always hard on society sober this degenerate had without motive killed in cold blood an Uno fending Man and woman making orphans of several Young children and there is no pity due his beastly Mem Ory it will not matter so much who Goyiw to the National convention from Iowa next year if there is general assent to a state and National platform modelled after the Taft speech Uncle Joe Cannon has been in the limelight the past week cutting his Cigar consumption to four a Day has created More sensation than his presidential candidacy Irving a Dove has enlarged the Hartley journal which has very much improved under his ownership he May not be4 As harmless As the Bird which bears his name but Irving is never indolent and Seldom Dull within the past year Twenty two states have by Law reduced passenger fares and in fourteen principal lines have been limited to the Flat two cent rate the people Are delighted and from Early experiences the roads Are Likely to find they were opposing their own interests in fighting reduction Andrew Townsend Hise says he has a four Days engagement at the Sibley Chautauqua it would seem that Andy could disperse any intelligent gathering of people in less than four Days the progressive spirit of the Sac Sun is by no Means confined to affairs political in building and office in prov elements it has invested within a year All of which has been or will be made out of the business the latest addition is a Mergenthaler Linotype machine a Purchase which re quires nerve on the part of country publishers the Stouffer have More than made Good during the fourteen years they have had the Sun they publish an excellent paper will f Smith a Webster City Prin Ter editor tells Freeman readers that when he came there in 1867 the choicest Prairie land in Hamilton county could have been bought for to s3 an acre that within Twenty years he could have bought a farm right next the fair ground at 89 that within this period two sections of Fine land a mile or two Southwest of Webster City were offered at an acre this seems funny the Beacon happens to know Tusit in 1865 land six Miles South of Webster sold at not one piece but several that one tract with meager improvements sold in 1869 at s10 William Lieberman will Tell the free Man that in 1872 thirty five years ago he bought three eighties five Miles Southwest of the City at 89 an acre and has them yet will f Smith is so honest he could borrow Money of Many of the readers of this up air have passed him Many times he stood by the Side of the Northwestern Ricks when the train went saw lot a hero but a common italian la Borer audio diff a Herd of his kind so he stood Piid so lie looked yesterday unil a Little Childs life trembled in the balance then the dugo disappeared and a soul braves As any that passe it thermopile and tender As the Christ shone where but the instant before had stood Only a Dago labourer in Dingy he sprang on the Trade in the path of the Hying train and the babe the Rushing engine struck them Down Ami they died lint the soul of Pasquali Jeha italian labourer passed into the pres ence of god White and pure As that of the innocent child in the splendor of self sacrifice for greater love hath no Man and now at last even the creature of has cupidity and sacrifice of principle turns to rend old Tom 1latt in the spirit of another human derelict he May Well exclaim had i but served the United states with half the Zeal i served the United states express com Pany i would not in mine age be left so naked to mine enemies it is interesting to know that Iowa is looming up As a Coal producing state our product last year amounted to 72615223 Short tens the value of which is estimated at mind you this was the value at the mines the term Short tons As used in this connection having nothing to do with the alleged lax morals of the retailer the suit in Minnesota to enjoin the state from enforcing statutes providing for lower fares develops the interest ing fact that for the months of May and june receipts on a two cent basis show increased passenger earning Over like periods under higher rates of nearly All lines of railway within the state on both state and interstate traffic in Lyon county last week an Auto Mobile ran amuck of a dog the steer ing gear was broken the car overturned and several people injured the canine is censured but it is pretty Safe to conclude that the Auto was being recklessly driven or the Accident might have been averted there is much More danger from the careless driving of Aritos than there is from dogs or other obstructions the state fair attendance to Date has been considerably less than last year although the attractions Are pronounced better indifference of the country weekly papers in booming the fair and the withdrawal of Road rates have no doubt had a marked effect on attendance at a recent session of the Ward county North Dakota supervisors Wolf bounties were allowed to the amount of 83168 As to taxing Money the question of taxing moneys and credits is again under discussion in Iowa tire number in favor of placing these forms of property on the free list is evidently increasing but none of the men taking this View will live Long enough to see it in equity and Good morals no excuse can be found for removing moneys and credits from the tax Roll such Legal discrimination would provoke riotous Wrath in the minds of men who con tribute to the Public revenues upon lands and buildings and merchandise and corporation Stock and live Stock even upon the family cow kept to Supply milk for the Little ones and who have no Money or notes upon which to profit by the discrimination it is urged that moneys and credits Are hit so much harder than other Taxa Bles and that so much hardship is visited upon widows and orphans living upon meager loaning capital this is not necessarily True the Law Sasall property must be assessed at its actual Cash value in the usual course of in this town not a few buildings could be bought at the taxable value if this is not True everywhere it should be certainly Cash and notes should not be assessed on a higher basis than other properties this is the just and equitable View when it comes to the matter of expediency the Case is different As a matter of fact Only a Mere fraction of moneys and credits actually subject to taxation Are found by the assessor the larger portion of these holdings belong in cities where the Levy is High and the interest rate Low hence the great temptation and tendency toward evasion it is singular that so Many men will sit As Jurist in the Case of their own assessment and absolve themselves from moral offence in com mitting perjury before the assessor but the emaciated tax Roll no ducks the m1lford dismal evidence so it happens that by i her parents or arid mrs Lewis far the larger proportion of Cash Ami Jira me Elroy drove to notes escape taxation and comparatively us on his word but prices sound queer his Pioneer land ittle Relief to the revenues comes from hat source the risk and moral Wear d tear on the evaders As Well As the onerous contribution from the honest taxpayer inclines to raise interest rates unquestionably much Money goes out f the state into Fields where there is Ess persistence than in Iowa in Mak no it uncomfortable for private Len Ders there Are reasons Why As a matter of Public expediency Iowa should join the Small list of states exempting moneys and credits from taxation it might be a Good thing As Public policy but it will take a Long miss Irene Hubbard and her Mother have re turned from the Jamestown exposition and Points in Pennsylvania b e Stoddard of spirit Lake was looking after business interest Here last thursday mrs 30 Pillsbury returned last thursday from a visit to her daughters at Shell Rock thursday e a Woods returned alone from Independence mrs j w Geissinger of Spencer and or and mrs m Boden of Busnell Illinois were visiting mrs be Donason this Wek mrs a Morland and daughter Ima Taret were Here from Larchwood to visit hol Combs Willie Dewey came Home for a few Days visit and has roue on to Ames to resume his Engineer studies mrs Trace Stanton and two boys of storm Lake Are visiting or and mrs Charley West Ijar Tillie Thomas and daughter Jessie have been visiting at the Williams Home or Thomas and husband both being physicians have been in Germany taking Post graduate work or Thomas and daughter left tuesday for Huron South Dakota the Ball game last Friday Between Terril and Milford was won by Terril by a score of too Edmunson of Grinnell came Friday for i few Days visit with his Cousin Ivan Merryman miss Carrie Peeler of Webster City visited Over sunday with miss Helen Coldren or and mrs will Turneaure left saturday for Cedar rapids to visit a few Days before go ing to Des Moines w Faton sold his eighty acre farm North East of town to o Munson the Price paid was per acre mrs Dan Emerson came up from Spencer for an Over sunday visit with her daughter mrs Rudolph Peterson born to or and mrs Art Guthrie last Fri Day a girl Malcom Peterson of Pomeroy came Friday to visit j l Williams Calla Torstenson after visiting friends in spirit Lake last week returned sunday or and mrs Gunder Mathison mrs John Amundson Margaret Johnson Josephine and Clara Nystuen Sam Quee and Peter Bjoren Sou attended the no Wiegan lutheran con mention held at state line Church North of Superior last sunday Amund Amundson has rented mrs e hemp Hills House for five years and will move about the Middle of september mrs hemp Hill will live with her daughter mrs Billy Wil Cox at Ocheyedan or and mrs s a Gross of new York state Are Here visiting old friends monday morning James Metcalf who was with a Uncle at Millers Bay died of typhoid malaria aged 22 years or Metcalf came from Texas to regain his health Lew Pete and Short Walters left saturday to enter kid Gopher in the running races at Sheldon fair miss Selma Torstenson went to spirit Lake monday for several Days visit with friends Edmond Miller returned saturday from his visit to Bisson John mrs w a Price came Down from spirit Lake monday for a new Days visit with old friends Chris Swarner sold his farm in Westport township to Conrad Braun for per acre we have not Learned what Chris intends do ing mrs Geo Prange of Fonda came saturday to visit her Friend mrs Witt mrs c r Peterson and children and miss Linda Peterson left thursday for Dayton where mrs Peterson will make an extended visit wednesday Mcnelson sold his Cadillac Auto to Geo Vorhees Martin says he has not time to run it mrs John Amundsen returned tuesday from Superior tuesday evening when j o Stephenson lit Bis gasoline lights one of them had been leak ing and it looked for a few minutes As though there would be some doings but by prompt action on Bis part the Blaze was soon quenched or and mrs r c Dannatt left tuesday for Des Moines to attend the fair mrs Lincoln of Decorah came from Spencer tuesday and spent a couple Days giving face Massage and Scalp treatments mrs Ernest Hambergh has accepted a Posi Tion As Telephone operator for the Midland Telephone company she will assist miss Louster or and mrs Root Nicol came from Charles City for an Over sunday visit with his parents miss Gladys Price received word monday that she had been awarded a scholarship for a free years Normal course in Buena Vista col Ege at storm Lake Pearl Thomas receive one for a two years course will Hays left wednesday to attend the Sheldon fair a Case was visiting relatives and friends at Arnolds Park wednesday miss Gertrude Mcgrath who has been visit no her aunt mrs j c Dardis for several weeks returned wednesday to her Home at Sheldon Rev and mrs e c Wilson returned tues rom their three weeks Outing Tver j Lee of Buffalo Center was Here this week attending to business matters monday at Spencer occurred the marriage of miss Winnie Parrish to a or Cameron or and mrs Bert Calkins came up from Spencer tuesday to visit relatives and friends for a few Days Ida Paul of St Paul came tuesday to visit Paul Arnolds Park wednesday to watch the boat races which failed to materialize Roy West traded his billiard Hail to or Hoyer of Emmetsburg for a Cadillac Auto and Rube Donaldson went to Emmetsburg wednesday and returned with the machine Lloyd Graves of Des Moines came monday to visit Ollie Holcomb or and mrs Rowe and daughter Louise of rapids came tuesday to visit their daughter mrs Harley Williams Roy Groff returned wednesday from water Loo Canada where he has been several weeks visiting relatives and friends r f Price i attending the Sheldon fair sunday or Woodcock narrowly escaped having a serious fire in his cottage at Terrace Park grease from a roast in the oven ran be folks of Vicinity Gith tred at the k s Wordwell Home and bad the time of their Livee it was i Stu in Honor of Misa Lottie Timpe miss Lucy Klur Dreau South Dakota was visiting tier grandma mrs bord Well last week in saturday mrs Geo o Bordwell lec Elved a Telegram stating the serious illness of her father James Clay of Talala Indian territory or Clay is living with his son Henty Friday evening there was a birthday parly Given at the Ethan Allen Home in Honor of miss Grace the Surprise party Given at John Pula grains monday evening in Honor of miss Bertha was a Success in every Way John Baldwin was seen in this Vicinity last wednesday Laklia Park k e Benson one of Lake Parks Pioneer residents now residing in Faxon Oklahoma came this week fora visit with relatives and friends miss Leah May returned to Worthington Friday after a weeks visit miss Minnie Cummings of Worthington came last thursday for weeks visit at the Home of her aunt mrs s Bonden our popular band Drew a Large crowd Satur Day night by playing several pieces on the Public Square mrs c t Beh and children went to Daven port saturday for a weeks visit with relatives Euphrasia will remain to attend school a Snyder drove Over from wort Lington sunday to visit at the d c May Home mrs j e Bellman and mrs Frank reister of Harris visited at the Schrier Home m iss Lillian Bock was the guest of or and mrs get Maii at round Lake Friday mrs do May returned from a two weeks visit at storm Lake Friday 1 miss Glennie Palmer returned saturday from a months visit with relatives at Worthington her Cousin miss Eva Miszler accompanied her and will make a Short visit Edwin Strube spent sunday and monday with friends at Milford mrs via Leonard and daughter Vera came Over from Superior saturday fur a visit with friends Roma Mapson gave a party to several of her Little friends last thursday it being her sixth birthday j in Flint and family drove Over from round Lake Friday to visit the Flint families mrs Flint remained for a weeks visit mrs c e Boyden gave an old fashioned quilting Bee Friday afternoon to several of her lady friends All those participating had a very pleasant time born tour and mrs s Bowden August 28th a son miss Dollie and Bessie Bumgardner our popular phone girls Are visiting at Perry miss Zilpha be Sou is acting As hello girl mrs Chas Lewis of Jackson came last week for a visit with the Lewis and ring fam Ilies mrs j s Nye and son of Primghar visited Here the latter part of the week with f s Nye and wife mrs e e Lemon enjoyed a visit from her iwo Brothers from Des Moines last week d j Flint moved to the Mckinley farm last week mrs Whitacre and son left for their Home in Waterloo saturday after a weeks visit at the Home of her sister mrs c e Lawrence or Wing was at Estherville monday on business born to or and mrs John Rowan August 27 a nine Pound girl miss Lulla Hinkley from Ohio arrived wednesday for an extended visit at the Home of her aunt mrs h Bock mrs j m Renn was a passenger to spirit Lake wednesday or and mrs Cobb and Little daughter of Sac cite Are visiting at the j e Chrysler Home mrs Cobb and mrs Chrysler Are Sisters mrs Randall of Sibley was Here saturday in the interest of organizing a degree of Honor Valdemar Sindt the nine year old son of or and mrs August Sindt had the misfortune to break his left Arm tuesday he was Riding a Pony and in some manner fell to the ground he is doing Well miss trickle and brother Ralph of Lakefield re visiting at John Salyards Home Arnolds Park the Bridge builders Are Here this week put Ting in the Bridge across the outlet near Imp orrs or Slack went to yearly meeting monday at Oskaloosa Mamie accompanied him As far As Des Moines and from there she will go to Edmond Oklahoma where she will make her Home with her brother and attend the state Normal school the coming year she will be missed by her Many friends a c walkers father was Here visiting him Liis week and looking after business Ollie Clegg has finished his work at the Arnolds Park hotel and will Niobe to spirit Lake where he will again Cook in the Antlers hotel the Arnolds Park hotel Dinning Hail closes this week or Rawson is Here working in the interest of the homesteaders Many of the cottages Are being closed up and those having school children Are leaving for their Home to be there for school septem Ber 2nd Many not having to go area rang ing to stay into september miss Carroll Weston is still living and Hopes Are entertained now for her recovery or Clifford Bascombe of Chicago is enjoy ing his vacation at the Home of Bis parents or and mrs w h Bascombe and making them glad miss Ida Hawks has gone to Algona where she will again work in a hotel e c Hinsha was called to Des mines this week to attend a meeting of food inspectors John Burger has purchased a Cement Block machine and will get out blocks for a House and other buildings Western Dickinson misses Eva and Cecil Shelton returned to Fostoria saturday after a weeks visit at l nicol3 or and mrs Alfred Hatfield of spirit Lake spent a few Days at j f yagers this week mrs s l Weaver and mrs Joe Grady drove Down from Lake Park tuesday or and mrs Wilbur Moreland and family were at or yagers tuesday or and mrs Osborn came Home from Roch Ester saturday most of our people attended the meeting at Millers Bay sunday afternoon after the ser Mon Kev Bush baptized three women two by sprinkling and one by immersion miss Neva Jones left wednesday for North Lakota where she is to teach this fall Dave and will Gowan drove up from Cleg Lorn saturday to visit their brother John j a Johnson and Louis a Hodij Are attend ing the state fair i miss Martha Martinson spent the past week with her sister mrs Mckuhen Sbei is to at tend school in spirit Lake the first of septem Ber j Hans Martinson is recovering nicely from his self inflicted wound the Little daughter of j t Yacer is very Ito or of cof Fricht by the Brown shoe children j watch j this space Ufi we Are going to m to Tell you about Buster brow i Tige and Fli Blue ribbon Ujj shoes be to to to to to to to to to to to to to to to m to Rinal week of our great Midsummer Mark Down Sale Jujj commences tomorrow when the Odds and ends of a seasons business will be de at astonishingly Low prices prices which represent big reductions from our former Low markdown prices As a reminder we quote f Oil women White Canvas oxfords reduced to 3 n in women and shoes Are now Selling at Ujj v Vij women and Are now Selling at 1 school shoes for children you will find in a Large Box All broken sizes from Stock at greatly real diced prices if you find your size you find great bargain Many special lots of this seasons styles Are Selling a reductions that will interest you a dont miss the clearance Sale of laces and embroideries at on third off summer Wash goods at on third off specials bargains for saturday i come and see us tomorrow theres something you need buying it Here Means getting Good f reliable Quality at the lowest Price it 20 pounds granulated sugar1 00 wheat flakes Fine breakfast food package 7c yeast foam per package 3c crackers Fine sodas Fie Juji brooms to did not have Eton Fli the first time to go around we can Supply Yon this Votek at 19c Fol Sully cloaks suits and skirts we Call your special attention to our excellent new Winter line in ladies misses and childrens cloaks ladies suits ladies skirts ladies furs Over and set fire to the floor while mrs and there is hut slight Hope of her re cock was out considerable water was re while to get the consent of the great majority of taxpayers who have Little or no property in this form to the enactment of a Law letting out the Money lenders i quire to quench the flames Pasquali hero time Republican when a Littlechild ran to its death yesterday before Una flying train a Feu Miles East of Marsi Balltown a Groatman elected to save or with her Ivr or and mrs John Lynk were visiting last week at the k Wilde Home mrs Maud Karr and miss Katie and Little Donald left saturday for their new Home in Kansas or Karr will go in a Short time Hans Larson finished a summer engagement mrs Nettie Farmer and daughter spent a few Days at j j Andersons last week a randers h j Bennett were calling on old friends Here last week they Are Well and report grandma Bennett asqui1 at x9 years of ape the taper school in Lakeville opens sept 2 mrs c Tirol teacher Raj miss Blanche Walker entertained the in c t i last week and mrs c i Niro the in dont fail to see this line we Are sure we can please you having the very latest styles and excellent workmanship our fall line in dress goods outings and blankets will be i Here this week i Teluli for Lieut Bellows last week and will will die Ait Lis Alcor Fullins machine j Gfrer of Mann fount tvs Hcan Rorm Stead returned to her Home j looking for a farm in this county there were number of land seeker from trial in monday after an extended visit with her sister mrs i s Allen on Friday August Lehi a number of the Liu quite a county Here also and j t Yager was Busy showing them Rood locations j w Johnson o o o o

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