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HUM, aM DEMTUEE of TRAHS, CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AND 81. PAUL, GOINO 1 passenger ............... ...... f ! ??Xi2 3 passenger ...................... *:3i Pjn o freight ......................... 7ti5 » n» 13 way freight ...... .......... 11 :45 p m B freight ..... • .................... 8:40 pm OOIMO BABT. 2 passenger ...................... 10:20 a« 4 passenger ................... 9:SOpm No; 12 way freight ................... « : ,S? W "? No. 14 freight, ........................ 2:30 p m No. Sfrelght ......................... 7:3Bpm Chicago & Northwestern K'y. GOIMO NORTH AND WK8T. Freight accommodation .............. 9 .-55 a m Chicago Mall antl Express ........... 3 :55 p m OOINe SOUTH AN1J KA8T, Freight accommodation ............. 7 :3S p m Chicago Mail and Express ............ 12 :30 p m Chicago passenger reaches Des Moines at 7 p. m., Chicago B :BO a . m ., and Kansas City 9 :30 a. m. Tickets for sale to all points in the •Jnlted States and Canada, ALGONA, IOWA, Nov, 12,1890. PROFESSIONAL & BUSIHESS DIRECTORY. B. .J. DANSON. W. 0. DAN80H. DANSON BROS., A TTORNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. Office Over Oomstock's. GEO. E. CLARKE, A TTORNEY. Office over the First National Bank, Algonn, Iowa. B. F. REED, A TTORNEY. AT-LAW, Algona, Iowa, flee in the Galbraith block, Of- JAS. BARR, M. D., P HYSICIAN and SURGEON, ALGONA, IOWA. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., P HYSICIAN and STTKGEOX. Office next door to Ford's Warehouse, Algona, Iowa. W. E. H. MORSE, M. D. ALGONA, IOWA. DR. L A. SHEETZ, Druggist & Stationer. Prescriptions filled. Deals In paints, oils, books, perfumeries, etc. Corner of State and Thorington streets Algona, Iowa. E. E. Sayers, D. V. M., Veterinary Physician i Surgeon ^•"Office west o£ the Tliorington House, Algona.Iowa. HOSPITAL Accommodations. For information m regard to lands in Northwestern Iowa, write to the Real Estate and Abstract Office of GEO. C. CALL, ALGONA. — IOWA. C. J. ADAMS, HOUSE and SIGN PAINTER- Country work a speciality. for sale. Charles Rooswall, PAINTER. Orders by postal card promptly attended to. Residence south of Sponberg's tailor shop. Algona Iowa. F. E. FOSTER, Opposite Court House. Algona, Iowa. first class in every particular. Kossnth County Bank, ALGONA, IOWA. Capital, - $50,000. Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. OUR PREMIUM. To all subscribers of the REPUBLICAN who pay $1.60 in advance for the year 1891 we will give our fine new premium map of Iowa free. This offer extends to December 31st, and applies, of course, only to such as have not received the map as a premium already. Parties who may be in arrears must pay the same in addition to the advance subscription. The season is a prosperous one, and all will be able to pay the small amounts they may owe the printer before the first of January, and put their accounts with their home paper on a cash basis. NEW SUUSCIUHEHS Paying $1.50 for one year in advance will get the ma.p as a premium. THE MAP. The map is worth 75 cents and cannot, we believe, be bought at retail for less. The map of Kossuth county is printed from a new plate, engraved from a map furnished by ex-Auditoi Ilutchins, and is the best map of Kossuth in any Iowa map we have seen Tin's premium applies only to subscribers living in Kossuth county. LOCAL NEWS AND NOTES. Pierre, South Dakota, gets the Capital. Frank Iledrick was in town yesterday. Mrs. C. L. Lund is visiting in Chicago. George Aunis left today for Spokane Falls. Nate Studer of Wesley was in town Monday. Rev. Whitfield preached at Bancrofl last Sunday evening. Bro. Ellis of the Bancroft Register was in town Monday. Hardy Buell of Bnrt went to Ames last week for a short visit. Frank Parish went to Livermore las evening on a business trip. O. P. McDonald of Burt was seen <m our streets last Wednesday. A case of scarlet fever is reported in the family of Orin McMurray. Agent Vesper and wife paid Bancroft a visit Thursday evening. Mrs J. C. Blackford arrived home from her Colorado visit yesterday. Mrs. J. D. McDonald was attending to business matters in-our city Monday. G. R. Woodworth and Henry Merrifield of Bancroft were in town yesterday. A. Hough and son Bern went to Chicago Saturday night with four cars of hogs. Rev. Whitfield'left'yesterday noon for the District Conference at Humboldt. The, W. C. T. U. will meet in* their room on Dodge St. Friday, at 8 o'clock, Nov. 14. Rev. WhitfieTd's subject next Sunday evening will be "The Groans of Humanity." Rev. Bowen exchanged pulpits last Sunday with Rev. L. P. Me Donald of Emmetsburgh. Mrs. O. C. Fill went to Spencer last night to take care of Mrs. M. J. Haupt who is quite ,sick. The first snow of the season came last Saturday. It has been a remarkably pleasant fall. Prof. Dodge preached in the Methodist church Sunday evening in the absence of Rev. Whitfield. THE OFFICIAL RETURNS, The Vote of Kossttth $pjiiity on November 4,1890, as Reported by the Board of Supervis- A Table that Shows the Vote of Each Township. ors TOWNSHIPS, Algonu 1st ward. " 2dwanl. " 3dw*rd. " 4th ward. Burt Buffalo Oresco Fenton Greenwood German Gurfleld Hebron Harrison .... . [rvington Letts Creek Lu Verne Portland Plum Creek Prairie Ramsay Hi venial e Sherman Seneca Swea Union Wesley Whlttcmore Totals Sec'y. Auditor' I 66 83 4!) 70 73 2-1 69 26 87 24 1 in 16 7 16 63 G9 6< 37 28 32 4 5S 9 1 01 m 3 6 tk a » 8 4( 6 6 6 1 3 4 4 112 Treaa'or 66 8fi 49 76 7; 24 6' 26 8' 24 1 10 10 71 16 62 50 60 4 C2 37 28 32 41 62 92 65 1285 32 63 64 .2 37 8 41 6f 6 6' 16 3 4< 4i 112, 66 85 49 78 73 24 57 26 81 24 1.5 id 16 7 11 62 6f 6( G! S 28 35 4 62 92 65 128 r SoTudge Atty. O, 66 86 49 76 73 24 68 26 87 .24 14 10 16 71 16 02 69 49 i 62 37 28 32 41 62 92 65 1126 1286 38 36 38 58 43 22 34 43 78 29 62 6 9 32 63 64 2 38 8 40 6(1 6 52 16 37 4t 4C 1125 Clerk'of n , 8. Court 8. on 85 49 76 73 24 68 26 87 24 14 19 16 71 16 62 69 60 4 62 37 28 32 41 6! 92 65 1286 1 a. 38 35 38 60 43 22 34 43 78 20 6! 6 9 32 63 64 21 3' 40 60 51 62 16 37 46 40 1044 M I 65 85 49 76 73 24 58 25 ' 87 24 14 1& 16 71 16 62 60 60 4 62 87 •28 3! 41 5! H2 C5 1286 1125 Ry.Com ti I 65 85 49 76 73 24 58 25 87 24 14 19 16 71 10 62 69 60 4 62 37 28 32 41 62 92 65 1286 38 36 38 68 43 22 34 43 78 29 5! 6 0 32 63 64 21 3 81 40 69 61 62 16 37 46 40 1124 « 63 86 49 74 73 24 68 24 87 24 6 19 16 71 10 62 69 60 4 68 37 28 31 41 63 02 65 1207 I 1143 Cong'n. 1 1 66 82 48 70 68 24 66 24 78 24 13 IP 16 C8 14 63 67 60 4 B3 36 2' 27 41 49 85 65 1207 Co. Supervisor, 1198 1198 THE ftEPUI&ICAN PAttf Y IN K08- BtflMTOtttTCY. Where U In and Who Pnt ft Tti««-T1ie liolt«t, t1i« Mugwump tf«WAt»ftp«f and the "Stay nt Home" fie- 1140 For holding the constitutional convention there were 284 votes; against 1184. Mrs. Mary Carter expects to visit relatives in Clayton county for a tew months. She may leave for Elkader this week. We have had Democratic weather part of the time since election. Got so nasty Saturday afternoon that the men who were working on the mains had to suspend operations. The ladies of the Woman's Home Missionary Society of the M. E. church will give a "Quiz Sociable" at the Rutherford Thursday evening, Nov. 20. Come prepared to quiz and be quizzed. There will be a special meeting of the Woman's Relief Corps on Saturday evening, Nov. 15th. Mrs. Charlton of Clear Lake will be present to inspect the Corps. A full attendance is requested. Wm. Bossingham amved home from Osage Friday, the funeral of his sister occurring on Thursday. He was accompanied by his niece, Miss Ella Starr, who is now visiting relatives in Palo Alto. Mr. Carter moved his stock of clothing into the old post office room and is selling it out regardless of cost. If you havn'tlaid in your winter stock of clothing it will pay you to se« him be- l! fore you invest. GrinneTI Herald: There is a gentleman in G-Binnell who says he Iras lived six months 1 under a Democratic administration once and he doesn't want any more of it. He served in Anxfeson- ville and Florence. - TlieV. W. Society of the, Bitptist church will' give a sociable at the residence of Mrs. L. II. Smith next Friday evening, Nov. 14th. Admission Ktets. All are cordially invited. The proceeds are for a charitable purpose;;. For once-the editor of'the Courier has something to talk about and he' is getting in his; work. Now that election is over and the 1 country has gone. Democratic and the ground is covered snow the bicycle-will get a rest. Geo. Bookman came up from Des Moines to his horae in .West Bend to- vote and'visit a few days. lie was iht Algona a short time Friday on his way l» .» —1— 4.--^. 4-,lx n n nm -t'^J j-vl /"_1.CH^ 11 OU CI fTfM"\fIl back to the capita*. Geo. has a place with the Avery Planter Co. The number of 'marriages is in Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly and a general banking business transacted, Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. W.«. INGHAM, President. J. B.JONES, A ; iee President. hEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier, Dlrectlors—W. If. Ingham, .Tno. G. Smith, .1. B. ,Ton«s, T. Clirlschilles. Lewis H. Smith, J, W. Wadswortli. Haniet Devine. Farm for Sale. 120 acres near the village of Burt. Partly improved. For sale at a bargain. Inquire at Bepublican office. GREAT FRENCH REMEDY. LADIES try Dr. J.ePuc's Periodical Pills, from Paris, France. Established — Europe 1839: England 1S50 ; Canada l»7» ; United States 1887. $u or three boxes for §5. Positively remove all iHHKcsuLAiUTiKb or money refunded. THE AMERICAN PILL CO., royalty proprietors, Sueneer, la. Tiie trade supplied by wholesale Agents. H. Boswith & Son, Milwaukee ; Kobt. Stevenson & Co. Chicago. Retailed by Dr. L. A, Sheets, Algona. 10-40-yr $1,000 Address : Can be made iu 6 months celling Tuuisou's A.tlaa- es, CliurtH uud Wall Maps. Particulars Iree. H. C TUNISOH, Chicago, His, SHIP YOUR Butter. Eggs, Cheese, Apples, Pears, Beans, Peaches, Pears, Honey, Beeswax, Grapes, Hops, Poultry, Corn.Oats, Wool, Maple Sugar, Lambs.Veal, Mutton, Ven- isoii. Wild Game, Dried Fruits, Potatoes, Hay, Feathers, Cider, Vinegar, Furs, Skins, Onions, Tobacco, Broom Com, liinseug Hoot. CO tons live Poultry wanted. Will pay cash or sell 011 commission. Send for daily market prices. W. H. V. Hullurd £ Co. Produce Commission Merchants, 'M and 22, Des Plain St., Chicago, ill. 40-20 LEGAL BLANKS o poll SALE o At REPUBLICAN OFFICE Mrs. G. R. Woodworth went north on last Thursday night's train to join her husband at Bancroft. Dr. Pride of Whittemore has located i in Algona and will be a valuable addition to our medical fraternity. The ladies of the Episcopal church will hold a supper and fair at Court House Hall Friday, Nov. 21st. Now that the campaign excitement is over the Courier promises to devote more time to getting up local news. Theo. Dunn and family left last Saturday for Wauseca, Minnesota, where Mr. Dunn is to take charge of a hotel. Clear Lake Mirror: A. N. Mason has gone to Algona to take charge of Mr. Carter's clothing store at that place. By a typographical error last week we made the Register's estimate of Mr. Dolliver's majority 15,000 instead of 1,500. "O'im tired entirely hearing so much fuss over that bill. Why the divil don't thev pay the McKinley bill and be done wi'il it?'" The first, second, fourth, fifth, sixth and ninth districts in the state will be represented by Democrats in the next congress. J. R. Hoflus is now a citizen of Algona. He moved to town last week and took possession of one of the McIntyre houses. The ladies of the Cong'l church will give a supper Thursday evening at 6 o'clock. All are invited to come and have a social time. Fourteen states in the next Congress will have no Republican representatives. Eleven states will have no Democratic Representatives. An exchange observes, that considering the amount of mud thrown by the Democrats during the last campaign, "a land slide" is hardly a misnomer. New York leads the list of the states at present with nearly 6,000,000 inhabitants. Illinois stands third and Iowa tenth. Iowa's population is 1,906,729. Joe. Thompson bought a new Enterprise windmill of J.-R. Jones last week. John Albright and Glen Fountain put up the entire mill and put it in running order in less than a day's time. good 1 proportion to-75 to every 1,000 individuals born. The time when the greatest number of marriages-tsvke place is in June and December—about the time of the summer and wintersolstices.—Ex. Harvey Ingham mourns the defeat of the Republican party—according to the Conner. We liwve heard of a man who assassinated Ms grandmother and insisted upon- riding in the carriage with the eM'ef mourners at the funeral. A numbei'of dislres which were kindly loaned for use at the festival at the court house-last Thursday evening have not been claimed and it is not known to whom they belong. The owner will find the dishes at Townsend & Langdon's. President Harrison has proclaimed Thursday the 27th of this month as a day of Thanksgiving. We all ought to be thankful'that we have a, Republican president with the veto power at his disposal, and that the Republicans still have a majority in the Senate. Sioux City Journal: Dr. Garfield, of Algona, the septuagenarian bicyclist, has a rival in the person of A. L. Proctor, of Iowa Falls, who is 74 years of age and! has been straddling a bicycle for the past four years. A race between the old! gentlemen will probably result. Prof.Dodge will deliver the first of a series of popular lectures before the students of the Normal school next Tuesday evening in the Congregational Church. These lectures will be free and every one is invited. The subject of Prof. Dodge's lecture will be the discovery of America. This office has just turned out a lot of legal blanks for parties living in Spokane Falls. The order was brought to us by Geo. M. Aunis and resulted in a saving of about one-half to the parties for whom they were printed. We are prepared 19 furnish legal blanks of every description and at reasonable rates. Dr. Garfield received a letter a few days ago from a gentleman in West Virginia who had heard of the Doctor and his bicycle. The letter contained the information that the Doctor had no just title to the champion belt as a bicycle rider but that it belonged to an old woman in England 90 years old who cavorts around on a wheel like a girl of nineteen. The Festival of the Seasons last Thursday evening was a very successful affair, financially and otherwise, and reflects considerable credit upon the students and teachers of the Normal School. The decorations were tasteful and represented a great amount of hard work, while the supper was flrstrclass and the program en*—*.„{„:„„ Tim not. receipts of the Marriage licenses were issued thi» Week to Oscar Person and Anna Oleson, Clemens Kiseh and Josephine Martz. Bancroft Register, A change has taken place in the ownership of the Register and the firm is now V. S. Ellis & Sons. The new addition to the firm arrived on Thursday evening, and of course is a promising young man. We wonder if the junior member of the firm will assume charge of the local department of the Register. During the recent session of the Upper Iowa Conference, Chaplain McCabe sent the following message to Colonel Ingersoll: "Dear Colonel,—Ten years o you made the following prediction: en years from this time two theaters will be built for one church.' The time is up. The Methodists are now building four churches evevy day, one every six hours. Please venturextpon another prediction for the year 1900." The annual announcement of the Century and Harper's Magazine will be found in 1 this issue. We take pleasure in recommending both of these excellent publications and would remind our readers that we club with them and can secure them, fn connection with the RiBPUiiLiCAN at reduced rates. Please consult us before ordering your reading mattter for next year and you will save suough to pay for your trouble. W. S. Davenport, the now .landlord at the Thorington, has leased the hotel for a period cfc" five years and is thoroughly refitting it from gaoet tO'eeWar. The entire budding is being- repapered and repaintedi. and everything is to be in first-class shape. He is putting in a hot air furnace and fitting up*a.billiard room in the basement. Wlmi' everything is completed the Thorington will be one of the best equipped ami best managed, hotels iii Northern Iowa. We wonder if the young people of Algona, and especially the young men, appreciate the work of the ladaetf of the W. C. T. U. oUthis place in litfiing up the new reading room. The room has been very neatfly furnished at considerable expense: provided wit>li< a 'good library and ail the standard peri- jodicals of the day. It is a very plbas- Jant place to spend an evening and' will ipay you better interest on your ftrane -than the billiard hall or the cigar stare. The Supervisors laet last Monday and proceeded with the official count of the election returns. Uhe official retumis for Kossuth county are as follows: McParland 1285, Chamberlain 1123. Lyon 1228, Witters 1123. Beeson 1282, White 1125. Stone 1285, Mackey 1044. Rothrock 1285, Wolf 1122. Pray 1285, Situ- key 1125. Raymond 1280, Ivory im. Luke 12(57, Day 1143. Dolliver 1207, Woods 1198. Upon the question off a constitutional convention—Yes 204, No 1184. Advertising pays. It is really gratifying to know how much good- 1 all the talk about our premium map has dtone the REPUBLICAN. The map is about (she most taking premium we have ever offered and the free advertising it has received at the hanckhof the other- papers has made us a number of awb- scribers. People want a good map- of Lowa and a good straight Republican paper. We know from experience'that Advertise iiu the tertaining. The net evening were W748. advertising pays. KKPUISLICAN. V. II. Stough, of Minneapolis*, was iin town over Sunday visiting fisends and attending to business. Mi-. Stough was one of the judges of election) in his ward last week, aodihe gives ani interesting account of the workings- of the Australian ballot -systems whiiHs was ; tried for the first time in cities- of 10,000 and upwards i» Minnesota at that election. He says the workings of the system were eminently satisfactory, and he expresses the opinion that its operation should be extended to the country districts. In our efforts to» secure- fulS and accurate returns of the election last week one of the most interesting local contests for a long time was necessarily overlooked. W& refer to the fight over the election of Justice of the Peace in this city. Two- Justices were to be elected and two- tickets were in the field, one of which bore the names of F. M. Taylor and S. A. Thompson, the other those of E. II. Clarke and S. S. Sessions. The first mentioned ticket carried the Uay, the vote standing: Taylor, 222, Thompson, 212, Clarke,197, Sessions, 184. There will be general satisfaction with the result. The present population of the United States, exclusive of Alaska and the Indians, according to the last census is 02,480,540, In 1880 the population was 50,155,783, and in 1870 the population was 88,558,371. From 1870 to 1880 the percentage of increase was 80.08, from 1880 to 1890 it was only 24.57. It is the opinion of Supt. Porter that the census or 1870 was incorrect; that it was deficient to such an extent in the Southern States as to exagerate the rate of increase of population in the country at large trom 1870 to 1880. Mi 1 . Porter estimates the extent of the omission in the census of 1870 to amount to 1,600,000, and that the rate of increase from 1870 to 1880 instead of 80.08 per cent was not far from 25 per cent. The day set for taking the vote as to the question of admitting women as delegates to the general conference of the M. E. church by-the Algona society was last Saturday, one of the stormiest days we have had this faM. As a result the number out to vote was very small. Only 82 votes were cast but of that number 30 were in favor of admitting the women. Fromt Kev. Whitfield we learn that the chureftes in the east are voting generally against' the women. The west will have to* wake up and redeem the east. The publishers of the Homestead,the weekly twenty-four page agricultural paper of Des Moines, lowai,. edited by a practical farmer, inform u* that they will send their paper from now until the first of next January,free i oi! eharge, to every farmeir in this couraby not already a subscriber, who will send his name and address, plainly wnftten on a postal card, to 1 the Homestead Co., Des Moines, Iowa. The copies will be absolutely free-, and will be 1 sent to any farmer to enable him to jrnlge for himself of the merits of the Homestead as a paper devotedHo his special interests. On the first of January the paper will be discontinued unless subscribed for in due form. Mrs. Carrie Lane Chapman, w8o has recently been speaking in behalf of woman suffrage in South Dakota, gave an address Monday afternoon ira the Congregational churcft in Algona. The audience were mostly ladies, though a few gentlemen were' present, ami all were greatly pleased isnd deeply interested. One of her moat striking points was the statement that the church, to which we look for moflal pow,er, and leadership in moral 'reforms, has no power'in politics. Two-thirds of the members of protestani churches are unt'raiichised women, and the other third is made up of good men who generally take but little interest in politics —so that the moral power which is really in the church is nat brought to bear as all moral power ought to be-, in an effective way at the ballot box. Header, let us think of this. A. II. Young, of Wesley, was prosecuted for a breach of the peace on Monday of last week. The suit was brought before Justice Obed Robinson, who found Young guilty and taxed up a line and costs amounting together to about $40. As we are informed, Young is a recent comer who lias made life a burden to the Wesleyites*, He is tfce man who was last spring charged by the Courier with being a bootlegger. We are told that he has been a leader of the rough element at Wesley, and the better class of people decided that the time had come to bring- him to account. The Courier, with its penchant for carricaturing the truth, says Young had a brush with Prof. Sifeit, the bead of the Wesley schools, but such was not the fact. Prof. Sifert IB- too much of a gentleman to allow himself to be drawn into any altercation, with' such fellows as Young. That Ise was one of those who worked to secure IToung's punishment is true, and that is; greatly to his credit. Correcting 1 one of the U. Ik S's. Mistakes. la., Nov. 11.— Ed.. MjntWican: In looking over the pages e€ the Upper Des Moines I saw the statement that I bought the lumber biSl for my store building of the Paul Lumber Co. This is a mistake, and I waot the people of Burt to understand it as such. Being in a hurry for some 22 joist I sent there for them. I also bought one dozen windows uud one half dozen caseings, the whole not coming to more than fifty or sixty dollars, it being a very small part of my bill. G. B. WHITNEY. For Algoua Justice. The vote in Algona on Justices of the Peace resulted as follows: Sessions. Thompson. Taylor. Clarke First ward 51 59 35 38 Second ward 85 42 28 70 Third ward 43 88 43 45 Fourth ward (58 50 59 (59 C. B. Matson and E. C. Tuttle were elected constables. •"*•»-«school books wanted. Must be complete and in good condition. 5-7 DUBANT Baos. We would call the attention of our readers to the fact that the Northern Iowa Normal College and Business University, located at Garner, Iowa, is now prepared to furnish day board to students at |1.40 per week, aod also (9 rent text books, thus reducing the cost of attendance to a minimum. The winter term opens December 1st. Parties desiring room please apply at ooce. Address the President, BAH'I, 1. 0-18 Buy your «olt co»l of Fred WiU»on, Anything short of a good bt& Republican majority in Kossuth County may be considered a victory for the Democratic party, for the county is strongly Republican, and any considerable falling off in the Republican majority indicates a state of disintegration of the party organization, which for the time being at least, is sure to place Kossuth upon the list of the Democratic counties of the state. Kossuth County should have given Mr. Dolliver a majority of 500. He received a bare majority of 9. Two years ago the county gave him a majority of 420. There are other causes for this falling off in Mr. Dolliver's majority besides the general causes which operated to produce the greatest Dem- i ocratic landslide in history. The same local lameness of the Republican party, which defeated Mr. Randall for Recorder and Mr. Quarton for County Attorney also operated against the state and Congressional tickets. It is hardly necessary to speak of the various causes for the present poetical (Situation in this county. Tlmy are weU known to every one who watched the course of the campaign and studied' closely the result of the election, but we choose to mention a few of the causes which have combined to put us where we are. In the first place tflie counfey was not properly organized! to insure a good Republican majority. No canvass of the county was made anul no r measures were taken* to see that $be party polled its full strength. One man 1 reports at least 20 Republicans in his township who failed t» get to the polls. It is probably safe-to estimate'that the party vote was less by at least 100 than it might have be«n had the proper .measures been takea by the County GenSral Committee. 5he Republican' party won a great victory dovyn ih< the seventh district this year. The Republican majority in that district was heavier this fall taian in any previous campaign during'; the past five years. A Winterset correspondent ofithe State Register attributes the RSpublioaa strength in that district to the energetic work of the county central committee and the uncompromising attitude • of the Seventh district papers. "All of them," says the correspondent, "stood squarely on the party platfonmi and were able intelligeulsly to defend: the McKinley bill." T!ie party in« this county has not been so fortunate. Our contemporary 011 Dodge Street has misrepresented the McKinley bilJ,. the main issue of the campaign, at every opportunity. The only commendable service which the U. D. M. rendered the party was in saying-, a good word for the county ticket and. voting all right on election day. Its 'Course dauv ing the campaign is \velLknown and its general unfaithfulness.-* to the Be- publican party is notorious. The tariff question was the question .of the cam*- paign andtheDemocraticparty through the aid of its journalistic allies-r- papers like the Cedar Rapids Gazette and the Upper Des Moines-r-has misrepresented the Republican idea of protection and misrepresented the McKinley bill until it lias, achieved fehe greatest Democratic victory in history. The mugwump press was-no unimportant factor in defeating the Republican party. The U. D. M. with other papers of its stripe was quoted largely, by the Democratic organs,, represented-. to be a staunch Republican, paper and complimented upon the good work it was doing against the> tariff bill. Harvey is that kind of a staunch Republican that will fill his paper with Democratic free trade arguments, help/ the Democrats misrepresent the motives of theRepublican partyand refuse to aircu- late Republican campaign documents in the interest of the party. Such staunch Republican gapers are a* .weakness to the party and are underserv- ing of Republican support. It is well known that the State Central Committee sent to the U. D» M. it supply of the McKinley bill supplements. The REPUBUOAH ordered and paid for its supply, but the U. D, M. refused to send them to its subscribers. The latter were entitled to them and the party was entitled to the support which the circulation of the facts coatainetl in these supplements would have secured to it. The U. D. M. can claim its share of glory with the Democrats for the downfall of the Republican party in this county. But the really contemptible and dirty workwas dope by bolters of theStephens variety. Mr. Stephens is under obligations to the party for being three times elected to the office of Sheriff and it is his boast that he was particularly instrumental in reducing Mr. Dolliver's majority. When Mr. Stephens asked for the office at the hands of the Republican party last fall, hundreds of good Republicans voted the ticket without a scratch, not because of any particular respect for the candidate for the office of SJieriff , nor because of any particular advantage which, Mr. Stephens possessed over the other candidate iu toe line of qualifications for the office. H« possessed none. They voted the ticket straight;, out of loyalty to the party. Mr, S- doesn't represent that

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