The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on November 26, 1890 · Page 1
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 26, 1890
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VOL. xx. ALQONA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOV, 26, 1890. No. 8, BUT DON'T MAKE YOU SO TIRED. OF INTEREST TO HEW SUBSCRIBERS AND OLD SUBSCRIBERS. Nothing Primeval About This Republican Premium Map. The Republican's Enterprise Has Secured a New and Revised Edition of Our Famous Premium Map—All The New Townships Show Up All Right. OUR PREMIUM. To all subscribers of the REPUIJI/I- CAK who pay $1.50 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 SUUSCKIUERS Paying $1.50 for one year in advance will get the map 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-Auditor Hutchins, and revised by Auditor IIo- flus, and is a correct map of the county up to date. Our supply of the old edition is exhausted and this new edition will be ready for delivery about the first of January. This premium applies only to subscribers living in Kossuth county. .- • i ..^iiii.i_. that the law was reasonably enforced in Sionx City before the Election of a Democratic Mayor and Council. The Indian has been waiting for years for the day to come when the good old times will be restored; when the whole train of civilization in America- will be turned around and started on the back track. Why he should take it Into his head so soon after election that his hopes were to be realized, could be accounted for if he had sense enough to know what a Democratic victory means. There would then be some "method in his madness." The Democratic party never believed in encouraging home industries, the building of railroads, canals etc. Democracy since the days of Jefferson has been averse to all such things. It might interfere with somebody's "individual liberty." The Indian is about as near the "good old times" as he will ever get this side of the Happy Hunting Grounds, until the Democrats get control of the Senate. -, Prohibition in Iowa must stand or the Republican party must fall. The Sioux City Journal says that "the Republican party has nevei leaned how to retreat." The mugwump journals are hard at work fixing up President Harrison's message to Congress and outlining the future policy of the Republican party. The Cedar Rapids Gazette .announces its intention to fight prohibition in the next State campaign. This alone, in the eyes of the mugwump editor of the Gazette, is sufficient to paralyze the cause of temperance in Iowa. Which is best for the cause of temperance, prohibition or high license? The saloon keeper is mightily interested in the cause of temperance. Give him his choice of the two systems and he will take high license every time. The Congressional record for the short session of Congress this winter will be interesting reading. Democratic organs already announce the plan of the minority ,to filibuster and obstruct business as much as possible during the entire session. Tho Corwith Crescent is running J. 8. Olarkson for president and Thos. B. Reed for vice president in 1893, and proposes to fight U out on the issue of the "little red school bouse." The Crescent is running ) of those Wisconsin "The little school house stand by it" cuts, and its ticket for -'~"j a | ^ e jj eft( j 0 { i ts editorial column. Since the yery earliest settlements in this country we have had an "Indian question." The plan of extermination adopted in earlier times has perhaps proved the most effective. "Good Indi ans" never make any trouble. The prob lem of civilizing and christianizing the Indian is yet unsolved and always will be. The red man will be extinct before the wildness can be eliminated from his nature. He longs for the wild, free life of his ancestors, but the country bears stronger marks of the white man's civilization every day. It may be hard on the Indian but it can't be helped. The reservation plan has failed to civilize or even satisfy him. He is as wild and as savage as ever. The Indian remains upon the reservation because he has to. What to do with the Indian has become a vexed question which refuses to admit of sentiment any longer. If possible to coerce him into civilization he should be coerced, for he will never be civilized in any other way. next campaign in Iowa. Gov. Boies was elected on a high license platform. He will be reiiominated for Governor upon a high license platform and it looks highly probable, just now, that high license vs prohibition will be the main issue next fall. The general defeat of the Republican party this fall will encourage the Democrats to make a bold stroke at the next election. The defeat of prohibition in Nebraska will encourage the anti prohi bition element here in the attempt to repeal our prohibitory laws. The election of a Democratic legislature means the repeal of the Clarke law. Whatever issue is given prominence, every effort will be made by the enemies of prohibition to elect a Democratic legislature. The Re publican party must stand uncompromisingly solid for prohibition. 'he Boone Democrat raises a roar about unpleasant qmell coming from the , irk packing bouses at that place, The Bioux 0i|£ times refers to the Sioa* QUy pacfeleR ^oujpei and the smell they create, *nd sayi *Hi|*iJ» Well until they, c,an't then give us more -9998," TheTimfifif v.,^«,JFfe9 unpleasant, tUeemoJHiiKjuuuK over "will of tbat lPprt Podge of | temperance admits qpWJ^^T"*^ The suggestion of Congressman Jno. H. Gear as a candidate for nomination >for Governor next year is deserving of careful eon8iorerationrn3ov'."T&ear hoi fi.efn understood to be conservative on 'the prohibition question, but if the platform commits the party to the maintenance of prohibition we should have no fear but that as Governor Mr. Gear would conscientiously represent the party and the public will, on that question. Without such a plank, but with the democrats appealing to State pride to boost Gov. Boies on to the presidential ticket, the chances of republicans defeat would anyway be appalling. With a strong prohibition plank, and with a candidate who could carry the full vote of the auti prohibition element, the next governor of Iowa would be Republican, and his majority one of the old hearty kind, If the repub • licansof Ohio put up Maj. McKinley for governor, as they probably will, they will elect him.and if the Iowa Republicans do the same by Gov. Gear the democrats would have something to think about next year that would serve to mediate their enthusiasm. A beet sugar manufacturing company has been organized and incorporated at Des Moines, referring to which the Register says: "This means that Iowa is to have a factory that will bring prosperity to hundreds and place Hawkeye sugar on thousands of 'tables. The company is composed of strong men and work upon the plant will be commenced at once. The buildings of the stove works in the northeast portion of the city have been purchased and Germany will supply the extensive machinery that is required to turn crude beets into refined sugar. The.capacity of the factory will be 200 tons of beets per day. Arrangements Will at once be made with farmers of central Iowa to plant at least 1,500 acres in beets next spring. That beets nan be successfully raised here there is BO doubt. Mr, M, H. Miller, one of the incorporate^ h^s been experimenting with fifteen acres planted last spring and has demonstrated to his own satisfaction of those interested that Iowa grown beets can be turned into sugar as floe as any that cpmea from foreign countries." A jopjber of party papers of the State formulating the issues of the It is impossible thf. exact grounds upon be conducted, Referring to the election of Col. Henderson in the Third district the Courier says: We had hoped that as the returns show a majority for Col. Henderson in the Third district that that majority would be considered so fairly given that no contest would ensue. Considering that the only charge affecting the validity of the Colonel's majority was that money had been used to bribe voters, and considering the further fact that that charge was investigated by a democratic grand jury and a democratic county attorney with a democratic Judge on the bench, and no indictment found, it would look as though there was yet ground for "hope." Continuing the Courier says: We would rather that he be allowed to take his seat without contest, even if serious doubts might exist as to the fairness of his election. To contest his seat gives republicans grounds for saying that it is done because the democrats are strong in the House. So? Well, here is what the Dubuque Telegraph.not a Republican but a leading Democratic paper, says would be done in such a case: The house of representatives is the ]udge— made so by the constitution— of the qualifications of its own members, and there can be little question, composed as the next House will be, that a contest of his seat based on the general dec JaratiQn that money had been corruptly emp oyed to encompass his electiou, resulun the ousting of Co}. Hen- '''" ' - f . Bnt it is said that' Judge Couch is too much of a man to contest the seat'on the strength of rumors which have been investigated and found to be without foundation. to «iprr——i *^*w ^H49p|pi!r4t"ff S***i_ wfV w^#*#**V****4» The action o{ toe Republican party at the ttiort tawioB of Congress this winter wiU largely determine t&s issues in the couu- — •* 'rge, fo? »t least eeve«U years to }f the Republic^ assume M ua- -'S ftttttwjp Itt &Mw # Iheir INTERESTING HISTORICAL PARALLEL. Ex-Gov. C, C. Carpenter, of Ft. Dodge, contributes the following interesting and instructive article to the Ft. Dodge Messenger: "HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF." Since the result of the election has come to be fully realized by the beaten Republicans they ve'ry naturally couple their inquiries as to the cause of the disaster with conjectures as to the future. It is well therefore to draw a parallel between this election and one so recent that many of the participants in this will recall the points of -similarity. In 1878, two years after the election of President Hayes, the issue in the congressional election turned upon the resumption of specie payments. We will take this congressional district to illustrate our point. In the 0th congressional district, comprising about the same territory as constitutes the present 10th and llth districts, there had been up to that time a large Republican majority. In the year 1876 Congressman Oliver, the Republican candidate, had beaten Judge Rees, the Democratic candidate, by 8,080 majority out of a vote of 80,029 in the district. But in 1878 the Greenback craze climaxed in a combination with the Democrats to fight,, the resumption of specie payments. The time was approaching— Jan. 1st, 1879—when the law providing for resumption was to take effect. The older citizens will remember the similar jty in the tactics of that and the recent election. It was a campaign of dema- gpgery, slander and lying. Tnen as now the dea? farmer was the, innocent factor upon which the scoundrels and cranks plied their arts. Hoggett, th* Democratic-Greenback candidate for C ongress rode over the district on a buck-board drawn by a half-starved old horse, with a sheaf of oats for 1 a cushion. The names that have been prominent in the recent election recall vividly the detraction and dftjnagogery of that campaign. Weaver, then as now, a traveler without baggage, and repeating the same old story, "that the Republican candidates were the agents ef Wall street, and were robbing the farmer." Gillette, a simple winded Qf the wily Weaver, who absolutely believed the mosamacks of the campaign, was yelling himself hoarse in behalf of farmer. When they were not lying the atump, they were whispering in eajs «f unsuspecting people even preposterous lies than *aey were |Wher before tbe pfejig, and ' Resumption, they said, was the robbery of the farmer, and entirely in tho interest of the capitalist. They called it tho robber resumption law. Such stories had their effect. In the election of 1878 the majority for tho Republican candidate in this district was reduced to 3,049, and there was a corresponding reduction in Republican majorities throughout the entire country. Weaver was elected to congress from the 6th (Ottumwa district) and Gillette from the 7th (Des Moines district.) When the 46th Congress was organized on the 18th day of March, 1879, the Democrats and Greenbackers believed that the result of election would frighten the Republicans into a surrender of the principle of resumption, and on the first day of the session no less than thirty bills were introduced for the repeal of the resumption law. It was not repealed, however, and in less than one year there was not a member of congress who would have had the hwdihood to propose its repeal. At the next congressional election the Re publican candidate for congress ia this district received a majority of 11,476 over the combined vote of Mr. Guthrie.of Carroll county, an able and respectable Democrat, and Mr, Daniel Campbell, of Monona eounty, a very decent Green backer, and there was a corresponding gain to the Republican party throughout the country, Gen. Garfield being elected president. We will let the reader draw his own conclusions. OUR PROGRESS UNDER THIRTY YEARS OF PROTECTION. The greatest argument, however, in favor of protection and its proudest monu-' ment is the present condition of the country and the progress it has made under thirty years of uninterrupted protection. The United States, during the last fifty years, and more especially the last thirty years, has enjoyed a degree of progress and development that has not been sur passed in the history of all civilization. During this time railroads have increased from 3,000 to 170,000 miles, and $11,000,• 000.000 are now invested in agriculture. The people own between four and five million farms. The land under cultivation now amounts to 300,000,000 acres. Within the last thirty years the corrt production has increased from 500,000,000 to 2,000,000,000, and wheat from 100,000,000 to 500,000,000 bushels. The oat crop reached in 1889, 750,000,000 bushels, and the cotton crop amounted to 7,000,000 bales. In thirty years we have received from other countries, and given homes, employment and occupation to over 11,000,000 of immigrants. The United States stands the greatest agricultural country in the world, or that ever was, producing 80 per cent, of the food of the world and fixing the price of in twenty years hav more than a million food products in the best markets of the world. Railroad rates been reduced 50 per cent. We have twenty-two states with of population, and three cities with jraore than a million each, while Europe, with more than a thousand years of civilization and progress, can boast of only three cities with over a million. In the last decade one city of the union has increased over 118 per cent, in population. In the last ten years, under protection, state debts have decreased about $10,000,000 and the United States has reduced its debt about $1,000,000,000, while the debts of European countries have been constantly increasing. Under thirty years of protection the United States has been able not only to build up and establish vast manufacturing industries, so that our people can now compete in selling many manufactured articles with European countries, but duj ring this time there has been a gradual reduction in the price of articles to her own citizens. Manufacturing establishments have increased until they now number 300,000. Our exports were never so great as they are today. The working people of the United States have now on deposit in savings institutions and building associations about $6,000.000,000. This is more than the savings of all the wage earners in Europe. Our operatives deposit $7 to the English operative's $1. On a basis of 65,000,000 of population, the public debt per capita of the United States is dbout $35. This is less than any other of the leading nations of the world. Englishmen are buying largely of our protected industries. The Republican party claims that all these magnificent results are due to the fostering care of protection to American industries. If, however, this claim should not be weU founded, can it be possible that a country could prosper as this country has prospered, under twenty-nine years of protection, if the people are oppressed with the burdene of taxation, and protection is a system of robbery to build up one interest against another? If the tariff is nothing more or less than robbery, as claimed by the Democratic party, and is oppressive, o^rou* ^4 exac ti n g, how toey recojjiejUe the progress of the - . wi & togii pwtectionf-Extraet from »ddreasojt|tephen B, Elkina. -- — - - -- "• Stoves Stoves Stoves! This is a question everyone is interested in at this season of the year, and everyone wants to buy the stove that will heat the most surface with the least amount of fuel In making my selections of stoves this fall I carefully looked into this matter and I am sure I have selected as good in every respect as there is in the market. Please call and see the new styles and get prices. I also have a large number of second hand stoves which will be sold VERY CHEAP— from $3 up. Some of these stoves are nearly as good as new, Wood and Iron Pumps, G-uns, Amuni- tion, Husking Pins of every description, etc., all of which can be found a t J. W, Robinson's. UNDERWEAR Keep warm in cold weather. To aid you in doing so the Grange Store offers you a large assortment of Underwear. Men's Women's and Children's in all sizes, ages and prices. A full and complete stock. a We have an Immense Stock of Saxony, Spanish and G-erman Knitting Yarn and Complete Line of Hosiery. We bought before the advance in prices and will give you the benefit of it while present stock lasts. Don't delay. Prices will not be lower this season. The Grange Ambrose A. Call, President. D. H. Hatching, Vice-President. J. C. Blackford, Cashier. FIRST NATIONAL BANK Q. If in Want of Call on us and you will find what you are looking after. of tfca Best makes. Gloves and Mittens, Saddles, Trunks, Etc. Note Heads and V "•*s

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