The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on December 21, 1894 · Page 6
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The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa · Page 6

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, December 21, 1894
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Carol! jfatittL DAILY AND WEEKLY. Uy 1'OWKttS A COLCLO. r.........,.!» 00 If luud In advance > 1 BO (HB HKSTINBL ta a straight-out Deinoeratto ewspsper working fof the advancement ot the terett* or the cause in Northwestern Iowa, fhectroulntlon of THB 8«imn«, exceeds that t( »n» paper on the C. A N. W. Railway west of •tanballtottii. Our lists an open to any advertiser. We have good lists In every town on all branch ronds.'llsta reaching the bent farmers •nd business men In even comtmmtti. Bates on •11 classes ot advertising reasonable. Schedule of rates f<untshed on application to the offlct. Correspondence desired on all topics of general interest. Be brief, write proper names plainly, •nd have your letter reach us early as Wednei- nayovmilug. Address, THE SENTINEL, ; Carroll, Iowa. Entere at the Carroll, Iowa, postofflce, as se and class matter. Published weekly. FBIDAT, DECEMBER 21, 1894. [See preceding page for late telegraphic news.] INSTITUTE. The Farmers' Institute Held in this Oity Yesterday and Today Largely Attended. The Papers and Discussions all of a High Order and Show the Interest Carroll County Farmers are Taking in this Work. The Farmers' institute opened yesterday morning at the court room. About ntty farmers from different parts o! the ponn- ty were present when President Hobba and Secretary Steigerwalt took tbeir places as officers of the meeting. The first paper was read by Jamee Murphy, , ot Arcadia township, on cattle vs. borees. '• Mr. Mnrphy showed in his discussion ot the subject that there was no money in raising scrub steere, tor said he, "it is BD uouEually good scrub that will weigh 1,200 when two and a halt years old, while a high grade eteer at the same age will weigh 1,600 ponndi with the same care. The, eorab will sell in the markets for 3J cents per ponnda or about $42, while the grade eteer will bring 6 cents or |90. The discussion was joined in by ' J. W. Hobbs, W. F. Steigerwalt, Dave Martin, John Hood and others. Mr. ' Sage also gave as bis belief that with good blue grass pasture that horse raising could be reduced to a minimum and that the expense would only be nominal. It was the general opinion that horse , raising even npw was more' profitable , 'than cattle. Bat Mr. Murphy contended that it bad been bis experience that there woe no money in raising horses and that they bad always cost him all they were worth and that the right grade of horses to be profitable was not raised in this county. In the afternoon session Oeo. W. Bowen on behalf ot the city delivered the addressi of welcome. Mr. Bowen was in one of bis most pleasant veins and amused as well as instructed " the large gathering of farmers that was present. In his remarks he convinced the audience more tally than ever ot the close relation existing between the producer and the consumer. He also showed that while their interests appear to lie in different directions that they are identical and that the prosperity ot one includes that of the other. He also, as a matter of reminiscence, told ot bis •experience as a farmer, and the sharp practice resorted to by him in bis arranging his wares in such a way as to suable him "to take in a sucker," se he expressed it, was not entirely new to the audience which listened to bis remsrks , with deep interest and an approval that was truly complimentary to him. He was , followed by J. ft. Bege, director of the weather bureau at Dee Moioes, who delivered a very interesting lecture on the "Crops and the Weather." Tbe lecture was more of the nature of a talk than a set speeob. Be bases all climatic changes upon toe result ot natural laws and before the laws of meteorology can be studied one hue to unlearn all be has learned regarding the influence of the moon upon the earth, or the different phases affecting the plant ing of orops and so on. This be says, is •II moon shine. Ths talk of the con juncture and influence ot other planets upon the weather is an exploded theory aud in bis opinion all outside interference r .by other planets is absurd, He says, give up the ground bog story, the size of the ewe of corn, the snaps ot the bog's melt, for it is all rot, Cause uud effect determine every climaM? oliuuge, and work in obadUuce to natural l»we As yet toe eoiente is in Hi infancy, l>ut •Dough is known to reliably forHc the condition ot the weather for ua v tonality fora period from twenty-four d forty-eight hours with accuracy, 'i'iun foreoftsts have been verified, provim their accuracy to be over ninety per out* ,..// ..:. The rain theory was discussed at length, and the speaker takes no stock in the idea that this country Is drying up owing to the tiling and ditching that has been done. On the contrary he saya the tiling should it anything stimulate rain fail by produoing greater evaporation from grown plants and the loosened soil. Be says that a hundred acres ot forest would produce more moisture by evaporation than all the frog ponds iu the state. He says that this state baa suffered far more from excess ot moisture than it has from drouth, and that drouths scare people to death while excessive moisture, starves them. There is no reason to fear a return of another snob a season as we have just experienced from any natural cause. Ninety-nine per cent ot the rain in this state is carried here by the winds from the gulf, and as the work ot evaporation there is constant, the same amount being taken op each year, the same amount of rain must fall during any given year. The trouble this year woe that the winds laden with this moisture for this locality got sidetracked, and as a result our rain fell in other localities, thus giving them too much. Bain makers and weather prophets came in for a scoring for be held them up by the thumbs and denounced them all as frauds. The speaker was highly interesting and instructive. The next paper read was by 0. W. Sanderson, of Sheridan township, on sorghum culture was well prepared and especially interesting. jHia views on the profit to be derived from the culture of sorghum were very pronounced in favor of it. But in order to make it profitable the right method must be adopted. Dr. 8. H. Johnston then read one ot the most interesting papers of the day on tnburonlosis. It is the well founded belief of the doctor that in a large degree the germs of consumption nw introduced into the human system by the use of milk and the eating of the meat of animals afflicted with tuberculosis. He says the ox and the cow are decidedly susceptible to the disease. The only method to be used to eradicate. it from a herd is £to quarantine the animals in which symptoms are detected nntil later when they are better defined. All animals afflicted with it ebonld be killed and burned or buried two feet below sab-soil. In New York where the oity has established a sterilizing factory ihe number of consumptives has greatly decreased and last year it woe the email- eat for years. The ^doctor's paper -was very instructive and was listened to with marked attention. The next on the program was the eleeotioh of officers. The following were selected: President, J.W. Hobba. > Secretary, W. F. Steigerwalt. Treasurer, James Murphy. Executive committee, 0. M. Mohler, J. L. Mereness and Victor Shirk. The following is the list ot vice presidents, T. B. MoOlae, L. A. Jennings, M. Beinbart.Oeo. Witt, J. E. Merenesa, H. B. Haselton, D. Martin. M. Barr, 0. O. Sands, Joe Willey, F. Thine, James Wills, J. H. Bell, Dana Reed, Oeo. Guy, and Geo. Bingnim. BVKNINO SESSION. The first paper of the evening was on the way to conduct county ataira. This proved a very interesting subject and called out a more general discussion than anything on the program. The first paper read on this subject was by 0. M. Mohler who clearly defined the object aud aims of fairs and showed that he hod given the subject considerable thought. In bis opinion the selling of privileges tor games of chance and for the sale of liquors should be discontinued, for the reason that it detracts from the interest and abo keeps a number from attending that otherwise would. He also thinks the speed ring should be separated from the fair, for the reason that the purses given taks too much money from the association. Mr. Junod followed with a paper in which be claimed that the only way to make a success of the association was to bold out all ths inducements possible to draw a crowd and without the money paid for the privileges it is impossible to arrange for au exhibit that would be of importance enough to draw a crowd. The practical side, or the financial part ot supporting a (air was very ably discussed by bin. Tbe dissuasion became general and quits animated ut times and occupied the greater part of the evening. Geo. W, Barclay, of Carroll township read o very interesting paper on "Agricultural chemistry" aud showed that tbero were many things tUut by cure uud observation u turner might learn that would assist him materially iu the raising of crops. As the time bud been tultuu up by tb« ditjoiuwiou ot the former puper uud as it wan quite lute tbe meeting udjourued. i'Ull>4¥ VOJtHNOQN. Daua Reed, ot Nswtou township, read on'sheep and wool which proved AND THE BBITON SWALLOWED IT. i (patronizingly)—Your school facilities are excellent, I Bin told. American (suavely)—Well, I should say. See the Smithsonian Institute there? Think of a building liko that, just to eduoat* the Smiths 1 —Vogue. ot interest to the farmers, notwithstanding that bat tew of them are interested in the raising ot sheep. Mr. Reed thinks it is possible to make the raising of flocks profitable in this locality, but as the farmers are more interested in grape culture than eheep, T. B. MoOlae, ot Jasper towaiship, gave bis experience, which had been varied, on this anbjeot. He is one of the successful growers ot grapes in this ooaaty and handled his subject like one who knows what he is talking hbout. He says the Warden and tbe Ooncord grapes are the beat, 'with tbe preference' in favor of the Warden. Mr. Linton, of Newton township, who discussed tbe paper took issue with him and stoutly mantained that the Oonoord WHS a much more valuable grape for this locality. Both parties maintained their side ably and the discussion broke about even.' Louie Jenpioga read a paper on corn culture which guve some good suggestions regarding the raising ot their all important crop. Mr. Briggs also read a paper on hog breeding which was discussed at length and took up all the remaining time of .the morning session. It JLiveth. We bad about arrived at tbe erroneous conclusion tout tbe Ooon Rapids Reporter had turned its toes' to the daisies from tbe briny teara and the extended obituaries tbe Herald and tbe Reporter's contemporary, the Enterprise, were filling tbeoolnmns^of their papers with regarding it. They took special pride in tell- ng how tbe heavy hand of adversity bad aeen tugging at its purse strings, and low an 'old man who stands on the verge of tbe grave had seen the accumulated wealth of a long and prosperous life swallowed up in tbe failure. How the inabiMy ot Riokersou to make both ends nuet had unsettled newspaper values and oast a darker gloom over the fraternity far and near, than 'Black Friday did over Wall street. With this heavy gloom weighing down on sympathetic nature, we bod begun tbe weary task of dropping a flower upon its grave, when to our delight the Reporter put iu its usual appearance on schedule tim« as smiling and bright as ever. Instead of being a shining mirk for the great beyond, it was full ot life and vitality. Its local columns were crowded with news and the advertising .department was well patronized. Instead of wearing a sepulchral air, it was clothed in holiday attire. Obarity was not an element in the articles appearing in tbe Enterprise; but no doubt tbe wish was father to the thought expressed by it. If the Reporter oonld only become one ot tbe official papers of tbe county it would be a good thing for it, and tbe rightful recognition of that part of tbe county. A large attendance should greet tbe coming of Prof. Knight at tbe old stand tbe Music hall, .Deo. 25. Bis performance consists of many teats of legerdemain common with Herrmann and other great magicians. For ao assistant be bos M. Founada who is • very funny clown *od makes things quite lively. Miss Elbe! Bidgwoy in second sigbt mind reading is exception. ally good wbi's last but by no means lessl is Mr. a. G. Nickel), tbe character artist, who makes a very good tramp and much funnier Irish comedian, Tbe prices are within the reach ot all and all should go, they being only 25 aud W cents. As the professor U here for on* night only and that Xraus let us do him justice and tarn oul in fall force. serve seat tickets at Hatton's, Iu Uto Went Cluiuoullor J. H, Cniiflold of the Ne university undertakes in Tb Forum to answer tuo above question fQJ bi» state. lie wout HO far tu to sand out a circular lottor to raauy neighbor hoods, inquiring what per cunt of tb population iu (jh.080 looulitjius WOK f (jail* discontented. The beat Judgment thus arrived at indicates tfaut from 8 to 5 per cent of the Nebraskans are discontented. The malcontents ore, as one would Imagine, chiefly to be found among the agricultural people. With many even of the farmers, however, "the present complaining is hereditary and comes to them-with their New England blood. Most well organized normal New Englanders are always on the road to the poorhonae." Dr. Canfield seems to en joy this little fling at Yankeeland, but Yaukeeland cau stand it. The dissatisfied Nebraska farmers ore not willing to remain on the road to the poorhouse, however, and this constitutes the difference between them >and their New England ancestors, Dr. Canfield thinks. Even tbe complaining He braaka agriculturists are so not beoause they are Buffering for tbe necessaries of life, but merely beoause they have not become well off so fast as they expected ta As a rule, however, Dr. Canfield finds that the people of Nebraska are almost to a family better off than they, were'10 or 15 years ago. His picture of the quiet content and intelligent'happinera that reign in the villages and small cities is delightful to look upon these hard times. The truest happiness, the really greatest comfort iu this life, are to be found in the country towns, where people .are nearly on asocial equality, and where all have money enough to supply ordinary wante in abundance aud some to spore for luxuries, such as books, music and horses and carriages. Intelligent tastes can be gratified, and all can become as refined and highly ed noated as they choose, with none of the mad straining after display that oharao terizes oity life. In one of these country towns $500 will really go as far toward making life beautiful aud happy as $5, 000 will do in a large oity. When the race comes to understand this, there will be a hundredfold more bappinesi than there is now. Are These Men Civilized? There is something that is fiendish, to put it plainly, in the outspoken wish of a number of American manufacturers of arms and ammunition that the China-Japan war should go on a long time to enable them to dispose of thoir goods. They say this country has not got the benefit out of tho war that she ought to have done, portly beoause Ja< pan had been preparing for it a long time, and so was supplied with most war goods she needed; partly because European nations got ahead of us iu trade. Germany got a contract with China for Krupp guns and JOO.OOOMauuliohor rifles. One does not realise till he stops to think of it how far the greed of gain has destroyed the moral and humane ua turo in even respectable wen, when they bavo come to tbe point of wishing armies might goon butchering one another an indefinite length ot time just to pnt money in tho pockets of half a dozen individuals. Homes are wrecked, by this bloodthirsty war, untold poverty and suffering will bo caused by it, the productive industries are suppressed, hordes of barbaric marauders will be turned loose among the Chinese, and ua tioual debts will bo heaped up that China at least will squeeze the blood out o: her tortured subjects for nooutury to pay, yet those lueau, flinty hearted traders would liko to BOO it all continue because it will put til 6,000 or |80,000 oloar gain iuto their nasty little pockets. Quo thing is certaini-those traffickers inbu man flosu uud blood never were soldiers Uienisulves, or they would not gloat over thu prospoot of war's continuance. Yot this rupauious, remorseless opiri dares tu lift its huad us a typo of Chris tiau civilization. It is astonishing how many of the New York policemen want to retire from thu foroo oil a pension siuuu the Loxow commit too began its iuvustiga ttons. No wonder. Those investigation! wore euuugu to mako thtun siok. If you want; tp kuup youi'bolf at your best, tuku plenty of »l<x>p> It you mua cheat uuturo iu any way, u'Q \vitliou enough food, Imt.uevor without enough SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT (Or rather railway cars) are continually bringing new and fresh groceries of all kinds to our store. The amount of goods being received daily and resold, astonishes some people, but not our customers, who are only too glad of the opportunity we are giving them to Buy Groceries Cheap Christmas Candies Fine Fancy Mixed '•£ g |bs for SI .OO BEST MINNESOTA FLOUR, per sack - "70C SEAL OF KANSAS FLOUR, quality aB good as anything on the market, or money refunded, 5 sack lots, @ Muscatel Baisins, TWELVE pounds for $ 1.00 Colorado or Idaho Potatoes .80 8k Choice Japan Tea, per pound 20 ' ! Gold* -n Bio Coffee, combination, put up especially for our own use per pound.... ....... .30 Golden State Washing Powder, per pound..... .05 : (Equal to anything Hold elsewhere for lOo.) TWENTY-FIVE barsSoap.................... 1.00 FULL LINE OF HEINZ'S PRESERVES AND BOTTLED GOODS. Just as an Indication of our low prices on this class of goods we. quote Helnz'a CI fill . Catsup, eight bottles for )| .(III Best Corn, per dozen cans. — $ 1.QO Blackberries, per dozen cans 1.00 Best Tomatoes, doz. cans LOO T WEN TYpounds of Sugar for 1.00 TEN cans Yellow Peaches for 1.00 Baking Powder, per pound. —....... .20 Dog Cart Smoking Tobacco, per pound .15, Grand Trunk Smoking Tobacco, per pound.... .25 Queen Olives,- - • FIVE bottles for. 1.00 Sinclair's Ohow Chow, per bottle .10 Glassware, Lamps and Fancy Goods We have been giving our friends a rake-off on staples and now we propose to put the knife into Glassware, Dishes, etc., aud to enable everyone to buy a fine Christmas present we are Closing these Goods AT HALF PEICE-® We have just received an elegant line of fine China in sets and pieces and no one should buy until they look over our stock. H. T WALTER WILHITE SALESMAN. THE CASH GROCER, Opposite Court House. Why Wo Probably nobody with any heart and imagination or spirit •. of scientific inquiry in his brain has failed to sit up nights, so to speak, to find out Jjow he goes to sleep. It is a discovery that none has yet made. One moment we are broad awake. Next thing we know we have been soand asleep for a longer or shorter time. The process of awakening seems more gradual, and then we often catch glimpses of what the mind has been about duriug tbe Bleep life. These glimpses indicate that our sleep life is far moro wonderful than our waking lit a Dr. Henry W urz cou trI bu tes to The Popular Science Monthly a paper on the chemistry of sleep. Ho compares natural slumber with tho process of going to sleep under anaesthetics. Among the substances that produce insensibility none is better known than what is commonly called carbonic acid gas, known to chemists as carbon dioxido gas. Its properties are eo well understood that Parisians of tbe poorer class occasionally commit suicide by shutting themselves up with a vessel of burning charcoal. Its fumes lull them to sleep, and they never wake again. Now, in our bodies, by mental and muscular exertion, this same gas is produced in large quantities during the day. The system is therefore more or less overloaded with it This produces tho tired, sleepy feeling, Dr. Wura thinks, and finally makes as dropoff into the laud of dreams. Duriug our state of quiescence and repose we do not produce the carbon gaa in such qnuutitics. Tho large amount already in our systems is eliminated through the lungs and through tbe insensible perspiration of the skin. Tho abseuoo of tuo gas in the morning makes us fool bright, wide awake and refreshed. Then wo con oouquw tho world. Wo bound out of bod and begin tho next duy'a work, expending our forces, generating in our bodies tho carbon dioxido and loading up with, it, all ready for swoot Mother Nature to rid us of it once wore at uigbt. Tho gun Po Move. John Jasper, tho negro preacher, always stuck to it that tbe suit did move, and Juspor woo right. In fact, so fur as ban been discovered, it has not only one motion, but throa First it ruvolvua cm iteuxls. Astrouo. inui'H know this by tho regular recur- reuoo and cllsupjionruudo of the sun spots. It talsx-tf tho sun Dourly u woutU of our days to turu urouud ouou«~uiwu than a lunar mouth, in foot, for tho mean tiiuo of Jta uxlul rotation is 8U^ duys. |U next motion ia not no well understood. But it has boon found that our sun itself .revolves slowly around, the center of; gravity of the whole solar system, wherever and whatever that is, Just aa tbe magnetic pole of the earth is believed to bavo a motion around in a small circle. Very delicate mathematical instruments have been employed to discover this motion of the sun around the center of gravity. Besides these two there is another motion which would be calculated .to affright the timid if its goal, and aim were not BO very far off. Wise mea bavo discovered that the sun, with' all its planets trailing after it, is rushing at breakneck speed iuto the constellation Hercules, in duo time to be swallowed up by that constellation. The speed M which wo are all flying toward Heron* los is considered by the best authorities on tho subject to be at least 160,000,000 miles a year. But this universe shall not get there in our lifetime nor • ^ Cirri* Qrtn* !U*9 Save theChildren •y Purifying Th»lr Blood Hood's fursipirlim Make* Put* 'Mo«4, Ottra* tcrofwU, |t«. •HjreiparUMe with Hood's 8wun«rUla|H ItM very slettive. Mr UtUe sir), ftvt pan •U, tod lor low y«ari a bo* iUa <utM*e, |at ' —- would break out In a mat el Two tottlM «f Hood's) iNTMparilla «au»«d tUe trunUoui to Mai aoj HOOD'S Sartaparllla Oil RES n^fan^i3CM(Ku*IJ!Ml

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