Clipped From The Algona Republican
REPUBLICAN, ALQOKA, 1895. AL60NA REPUBLICAN f he spring term of the Normal opens opens April 16th. Joseph Cook is to be the attraction at Emmetsburg Monday night. Ex-Senator Ingalls will deliver his lecture in.Algona on April 26th. S. J> O'Neill is to.leave for his new home at Aurora, Mo*, next Week. The High School declamatory contest contest will come off on Friday evnmg, April 12, Clerk Crose issued a marriage license license to Gilbert Shepard and lena Marnoch, ~ Mr, and Mrs. Nick Winkel, of Livermore, Livermore, were visiting in town the first of the week, Contractors and builders will please note in our columns the advertisement of a school house to build. Ed Bircher has given up the hotel and admired the working of our gas engine. The county board of supervisors will meet m tegular session Monday next, April 1st. The condemnation of the basement jail by the grand jury will render It necessary, probably, that aime action be taken by the board tor the proper care of prisoners. The third lecture of the course being given under the auspices of the ladies of the Baptist church was delivered Thursday evening by Bev. Walter Walker, of Elgin, 111., and was large y attended. The lecture was highly rhetorical and received liberal applause. applause. It is of course expected that brick fronts Will go up oh the south side of State street in place of the Wooden buildings burned. No particulars are at hand, and no plans have been laid, but this season will doubtless see a solid brick block coveting the ground now vacant. A. M. Shaw is putting in his spare time in the drafting of a map ot Algona Algona which he will have completed in a IdWA, WEDNESDAY, MAKCH shame. It is a safe assumption that all legitimate facilities for trade are amply given by the merchants who live and pay taxes in Algona. The Des Moines Begister says of the plan to give boys itt the public schools a military drill, which, has advocates in Algona and is pei- haps to be tried in our schools at a not distant date:. The movement fot military training in the schools is making great headway m the eastern states where the governors are all in favor of it. The movement has back of it the best and most, distinguished distinguished men in the country, m both steamship and war records- President Cleveland and ex-Presideht Harrison are both quoted as favoring it. It is estimated that there ate enrolled in the schools of the country, of the right age for such instruction, nearly 2,000,000 boys. The fact that they would be trained f or military service,should there ever be need of their service in such capacity, is only one of the arguments in favor of the movement. The advantages advantages in time of peace are quite as large as those in time of war. Ease of carriage, t>R. FELLING The Jury Out but a Few Minutes—Oth 6* Cases Disposed of—The Clerk Should Have More Help. Judge Qttarton's court has been in session intermittently during the past week. Adjournment was taken from Monddy afternoon to this morning. It is expected that the court will be In session at intervals for several weeks. The Felling cose was given to the jury Wednesday night and the decision was speedily arrived at, the jury being unanimous for acquittal. This was the most sensational in a small way of any case in a Kossuth county court for a long time. In the case of Danson against Benken, Benken, appealed from Justice Taylor's court, Judge Carr, for the plaintiff, asked for a dismissal on the ground of want of jurisdiction of the inferior court. The suit was'on some notes.