The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on February 11, 1891 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 11, 1891
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HffilVAL and DEMTDRE of TRAI8S, OBlOAOO, MILWAUKEE AND ST. PAUL, , o ;02 a m 8 passenger" .'..... 4:37 p m 13 way freiglit!.'.'.".'.".'.'.'."'.'.'..'.' HMs a m G freight 8:17 P m OOINO BAST. 2 passenger 10 :un a m . 4passenger »:30pm No, 10 way freight I2:ir, a m No. 14 freight, 2 : ;io p m No, 8 freight 10:55iim n :5"> a m U m Chicago & Northwestern Jl'y GOING NORTH AND WKST. Freight accommodation ............. Chicago Mull and Uxpi'Rss ........... 4 GOING SOUTH AND MAST, Freight accommodation ............. T ;sr> p in Chicago Mail and Express ............ 12 :-JO p m Oliicago passenger roaches DCS Moines at 7 p.m., Chicago o tfo a. in., and Kansas City 9:30 a. in. Tickets for sale to all points In the Jutted Stales and Canada, PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS DIRECTORY. W. C. DANSON. R, .J. DAMSON. DANSON BROS., A TTOKNUYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. Onice Over Comstouk's. GEO. E. CLARKE, A TTOKNKV. Olnce over the First National liank, Algona, Iowa. B. F. REED, A TTOUNEY. AlM.AW, AlRona, Iowa. lice in tlie (Jalliraith block, Of- JAS. BARR, M. D., L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., P HYSICIAN and SUKUKOX. OfllCR next door to Ford's Warehouse, Algona, Iowa. W. K. II. MOUSK. .1. M. T1UUB. MORSE <fc PRIDE. ALGONA, IOWA. DR. L A. SHEETZ, Druggist & Stationer. Proscriptions tilled. Deals iu paints, ' oils, books, perfumeries, etc. Corner of State and ThoriiiRtou streets Alsrona.Iowa. E. E. Sayers, D. V. M., Veterinary Physician i Surgeon Eg'-OIIice west of the Thorington House, Algona,Iowa. HOSPITAL Accommodations. For Information in rosrard to lands in Northwestern Iowa, write to tin 1 Real Estate and Abstract Office of GEO. C. CALL, A. D. CLARKE & CO. ABSTRACTS. for sale. Charles Rooswall, PAINTER. Orders by postal card promptly attended to. Residence south of Sponberg's tailor shop. Algona Iowa. ALGONA, IOWA, FEB. 11,1891. KOSSUTH CO. MARKETS. Market reports from every town In the coun- tv imhllshcd regularly each week. Reports from Wesley and LuVernn are made luesday oveniiiK Reports from Wliittemore, Bancroft, Hurt and Algona made Wednesday morning. To Correspondents: He careful to quote the prices actually pnld Hie day the report Is made. Oats Eggs 17 Cattle. $2.00(o) $4.00 Wheat 75 Flax 1.10 AI.OONA. $ .87 Corn . Butter ...$ .35 ... .16 Hogs 3.15 Barley 45 Timothy 1.00 WISSLKV. (Not corrected since last week.) Oats $ .37 Corn shelled.. $ .37 Eggs 18 Butter 10 Cattle... .$3 (16 4.00 Hogs. .$3.80 @ 3.15 Wheat 75 Barley 50 Flax 1.00 Timothy 1.00 Hay, baled, choice 5-50 Oats Eggs AS Cattle...2.00 (id 4.00 Flax 1.00 Hay 3.50 TIANCJIOFT. .$ .30 Corn .. Butter Hogs .. .$ .86 10 ... 3.10 Barley 45 Wheat 75 AVHITTKMOKK. Oats 30 (rt> .38 Corn . Eggs .15 Cattle .$3.00 (<» 4.00 Wheat 85 <r6 .90 Flax "1.10 .38 Butter 18 Hogs....$3 @ 8.15 Barley 45 Hay, loose .. $3.50 FREE. A year's subscription to the llui'Uii- 1,11.:AN will be given free to every couple married within the next six months and taking up a permanent residence in Kossuth county. The subscription will commence, with the date of the marriage. All parties desiring to take advantage of this offer should make application to the HEPUIUJCAN oflice giving the date when the marriage took place. Commence the first year of your married life with the llisiuniLi- CAX in the house and thus insure "domestic tranquility. 1 ' Hemember that this offer only holds good for the next six months. LOCAL NKWS AND NOTES. HOUSE and SIGN PAINTER- Country work <i speciality. About eisht inches of snow fell Sunday. B. F. Wickwire. of Bancroft, was in Algona Monday. A. C. Cady the Burt merchant, was in town yesterday. Taylor's special ribbon sale will continue all the week. P. M. Barslou of Bancroft was in town on business .Friday. Dr. Morse was called to Bancroft 'again last week to see a patient. A. D. Clarke is off on a trip to Washington and other eastern points. Dave Haggard is out on the streets again apparently as well as ever. Miss. Hattie Stephens came down from her school to spend Sunday. Miss Jennie Pcttibone, of the Wesley schools, was in town over Sunday. Banker Barrett and Merchant Olson, of Wesley were in town yesterday. A big masquerade ball is advertised to take plack in West Bend Feb. JOth. J. G. Graham, the, farm implement man of Bancroft, was in town Monday. Cora Henderson will go to El more the last of March to open a millinery shop. The W. C. T. U. will hold a regular meeting in iheir room Friday next at ;> o'clock. F. E. FOSTER, :B IB E OpiiosUi) Court House. Al.uona, Iowa. <gfWork first class in every particular. tenth County Bank, ALGONA, IOWA. Capital, - $50,000. liirui'puraU'il umU'i' ^I'licral laws of Iowa. Deposits ri-ciMveil, money loaned, foreign and domestic, exchange bought and sold. Collections made r>r<mii>lly iind a i;ener:;l liiiuUing luisiness traiisaeied. 1'assasie lU'keis to or from tlie old countries sold at Unvesc rates. W.U. INCHAM. President. ,1. li. ,)().\KS, Viec I'n'sident. M'.WIS H. SMITH. Cashier, Directior.s -W. 51. luuliam, .Ino. (!. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Cltnsehilles, Lewis 11. Smith, J. W. Wadswortli. liarnet Devine. passed through i visit to Hols- Farm for Sale. T20 acres near the village of Burt. Partly improved. For sale at a bargain. Inquire at Republican oflice. "GREAT FRENCH REMEDY^ J.A1HES try Dr. U'Due's Periodical 1'ills, from I'iiris, France. Established — Kuropo l«3!i: England lsr>n ; ('anada isTs ; I'nited States issT. $^ or three boxes for $-x I'ositively remove all IKRK<;i : i.Ai:iriKs or money refunded. THK AMERICAN 1'Il.L CO., royalty proprietors. Spencer, la. The tnule supplied by wholesale agents. H. lloswiih & Son, Milwaukee ; Itobt. Stevenson & Co. Chicago. Uetailed by Dr. L. A, Sheet/, Al.nona. iu-40-yr SHIP YOUR lUitter. Kuiis, Cheese, Apples, I'ears, lieans, Teaclies, Fears, llon- ey, lieeswax, (jrapes, Hups, i'oultry,Corn,Oats, "Wool, Maple Suaar, Lambs.Veal, Mutton, Venison. Wild Game, Dried fruits, Potatoes, Hay, Feathers. Cider, Vinegar, 1'urs, Skins, Onions, Tobacco, Broom Corn, Ciinseiig Koot. .">0 tons live I'oultry \vautf«l. Will pay cash or sell ou commission. Semi for daily market prices. AV. 11. 1'. IJullurd & Co. Produce Commission Merchants, lio and -2->, DIJS Plain St., Chicago. Ill -M-20 " LEGAL~BLANKS o FOlt SALE o At REPUBLICAN OFFICE Supervisor Peters, Algona Thursday on tein, Iowa. Mrs. A. M. .Johnson who has been very sick with erysipelas, is on a fair way to recovery. Charlie McCall expects to leave in a few weeks to take a course in veteran- ary science, at Ames. Kev. J. H. Fans of Burt was in Algona Saturday. He is now ensconced in tlie new parsonage. Dr. Garlield was called out to tlie poor farm last Monday to see old Mr. Spear who is quite sick. Mrs. Cal lleckart, of Eagle Grove, came up tp Algona Saturday for a short visit with relatives. Mrs. Chas. Wilkins, who has been visiting in town for some time, returned to Eagle Grove. Tuesday. Ernest Bacon, of Burl, left last Thursday for a two weeks visit among friends at Princeton, Illinois. Mrs. Sarah Hallock was taken suddenly ill Friday evening. She is very much improved at this writing. The Woman's Baptist Mission Circle will meet with Mrs. W. C. Danson on Saturday afternoon at ;-> o'clock. M. Richardson fell on the iceSaturday which shook him up pretty thoroughly and laid him up for several days. J. O. Isenberger, of Wesley, left for Kingsbury county, Dakota, last evening for a week's visit with his sister. Uobt. Buchanan went to Dubiique •Saturday evening to spend a week or more visiting his parents and relatives. The editor of the Goldiield Chronicle has gone, daft over the arrival of an heir or heiress, we arc not informed which. A lifteen months old child of Holder Trask's died Sunday, of lung fever and was taken to Perry Monday noon i'or interment. The following parties have taken out licenses to marry: A. J. Robinson and Ina C. Hunt, J.'II. Graham and Lottie O. Wickwire. Rev. Win. Whitliekl, pastor of the M. E. church is at Rockwell City tliis week and next assisting Rev. Calloway in revival meetings. Remviek Times:— Mrs. F. 1. Stoddard weut to visit Algona friends last week, and Mr. S. went up Saturday night to pass the (Sunday there. Rev. Bagnell of Webster City, »,»* occupy the pulpit at the Methodist church next Sunday morning and evening. Come and hear the darkey sing tonight. Buy reserved seats and so avoid the rush. There will not be standing room. A' young man of about 16 summers was in town yesterday begging for money to get home to his Ma, who lives at McGregor. Very brilliant northern lights were visible hero for a short time Monday evening about 7:80 but disappeared almost instantly. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Kane, of Emmetsburg, returned home yesterday from a visit with their daughter, Mrs. P. N. Miller, of Algona. Tlio Episcopal clinch was crowded Sunday morning for the opening services which were conducted by the pastor, llev. Uowen. llev. II. G. Smead is expected to be hero the first Sunday in March and commence a series of meetings at tlie Congregational church. I)r. Gariiold sold three Giant Safety bicycles last week and has a good prospect for several more sales. Everybody will ride next summer. Remember the Farmers' Institute .Feb. 25th and 2(>th. Every farmer in the county who can possibly do so should arrange to be present. P. S. Jnnkiti editor of tho Orange City Herald was in Algona last Saturday on his way home from Chicago. He made this office a pleasant call. llev. L. Johnson of Illinois. pastor of the Presbyterian church at that place, came home Friday afternoon to see his mother who has been very sick. The trains were badly delayed by the snow storm Sunday. The train from the west Sunday night never got through at all and the trains were behind on Monday. Mr. S. A. Healy of Winnipeg, Manitoba, a brother-in-law of Mayor Jones, is visiting in the city. .He is connected with the Massey Harvester Company of Toronto. Rev. Robert Bagnell of Webster City will occupy the pulpit at the Methodist church next Sunday and address tlie Epworth League Monday evening. Everybody is invited. The old skating rink on State street is being used for a, riding room by tlie numerous wheelmen around town. It is a first class place for the beginner to learn the tricks of his wheel. Judge Taylor's court has just been treated to a new coat of paint and paper and no one. would suspect that a fire had ever occurred within a mile of the establishment. Jud Stebbins did the work. A Union temperance meeting will be held at the Congregational church Sunday evening the 22nd. under tlie direction of the ladies of the W. C. T. V. The program will be published next week. ''McGinty's troubles," at the court house hall next Monday evening. This company carries 22 men and if we are to judge from the favorable, press comments it has received, is one of the best on tlie road. O. L. Foss says that lie can make up a tine dress suit of English goods cheaper now than lie ever did before. Will the Courier and the other calamity sheet published in Algona reconcile this with their campaign philosophy? Algona is making a record at being taken in by the snide opera troupes. Tlie Nugget Xell Company was the last to victimize the town. The music was fairly good l»it further than that the company is one of the flattest farces on the road. \Y(> would call especial attention to Mr. I Tale's estimates on the cost of raising corn in this issue of the Ri-:i'i'r.- I.ICAN. He has lived on a Kossth county farm i'or 18 years and believes that farming pays. The G. A. H. Post has made arrangements for a bisr bean supper, Friday evening, Feb. 20th. Tlie usual coffee, sandwiches and cake will not bo wanting but beans and a good time will be tlie featiue of the evening. C. 15. Paul is confident that the Daisy Bed Warmer will prove very popular as soon as people understand its merits, and advertises in this issue to put out any number of them on trial. One trial will be sufficient to convince, the most skeptical of its merits. Estlierville Republican: A paper that lias something better than a tow string for a back bone is sure to stir up the animals. We propose to keep them stirred up. Hypocrites, stinkers and 2 for a cent fellows are going to get it worse than ever from this on. Brother Milholhuid of tlie Estlier- ville IJepnblican, was assaulted in his sanctum last week by an irate subscriber armed with a loaded blacksnake. Brother M sei/ed a "side stick'' and drove the fellow into the street. Don't fool with the country editor. The Hiverdale township assault and battery people were each lined $10 and costs by Justice Taylor last Thursday. The costs amounted to about 8-io, or *lo apiece. U is to be Imped that all parties interested in the disgraceful affair will profit by the lessons they have learned. Mrs. F. M. Smith, assisted by Mrs. I). S. Hist, Mrs. M. B. Cliapinand Mrs. P. C. Bailey, will receive at the Baptist parsonage, Thursday afternoon from three to seven o'clock. Both gentlemen and ladies are invited. A silver collection will be taken for the church building fund. Come to the concert tonight. Religious and comic songs. Prices, 15, 25 and :>5. There has not been a nigger concert in Algona for over two years. Do not miss this one. The songs of little Mac thewonderful tenor urealone worth the price of admission. Do not miss it or you will regret it. The following have been drawn as jurors for the March term of court: Grand jury—John Reed, J. A. Bud- loug, II. McDonald. R. Berringhaus. D. D. Dodge. Petit jury—J as. Taylor, Joseph Ruam, Chris. Bell, M. Maun, J. D. Foster, II. Ohm, E. P. Keith, A. Lechske, John L. Morton, T. A. Butterfield, Nels Monson, G. Stelsel, John A. Carlson, John II. Bi'uus, J. If. Sibel of Bancroft the llev. Ward and wife were pleasant callers at IACAN office last Friday. The entertainment at the Court hottse hall tomorrow evening by the sons of Veterans is free and everybody is invited. The elocutionary entertainment which was to have taken place at tlie congregational church last night was indefinitely postponed. Mr. J. II, Helm of Des Moines, general agent for the Iowa Legion of Honor has been in town the past few days in the interest of the order. Tlie RiortrnticAN's farm department is worth a do/en times the subscription price of the paper to every practical farmer. Mr. Wilson's deparment is sufficiently comprehensive — covering all the deparments of the farm—to take the place of the regular agricultural journal. Subscribe lor tlie RKPUJJ- L1CAN. The regular installation of officers of Algona Lodge No. 174. K of P. took place last Friday evening. The following are the newly installed officers: C. C., Thos. F. Cooke; V. C., C. D. Creed; - • V/«} JL11WO* JL' • \JWV/ja.\: if \ • \_/»i \_y* J-rt reed; K. of It. and S., Leo Pengnet; ., Dr. Pride; M. A., Dr. W. E. II. Morse; M. F., Chris Heise. J, W. Bartlett; M. E., The marriage oi! Mr. A. J. Kobinson and Miss Ina C. Hunt took place at the Episcopal church last evening at 8 o'clock, Kev. 0. P. McDonald, of Emraetsburg, officiating. About 80 invited guests were present. Mr. and Mrs. Itobinson have the congratulations and best wishes of their numerous friends. The last issue of the Bancroft Register contained the news that "the Indians are on the rampage in North Dakota" and that ''Secretary Windom will get himself denounced as a first class demagogue, and anything but financially honest, by the people who have straight local iinancial notions if he is not careful. President Beardshear and Prof. "Tama Jim" Wilson have just returned from a tour of the Northwestern states, Avhere they have visited the various agricultural colleges. Iowa, Dr. Beardshear says.stauds at the head of the list with her agricultural college. Our institution is everywhere regarded as a model. Upon the new basis which the school has recently been placed it will be more than a model. Oliver Marquis \ylio 1ms been working 1'or John Ilanisolni, brought suit yesterday against Mr. Ilanisohn i'or his wages, in Judge Taylor's court. The defendant, or somebody else, took a change of venue and the case was heard by Esquire Thompson. Attorney J. AV". Sullivan appeared for the plaintiff and Ben Reed i'or the defendant. 'Squire Thompson made an equitable settlement of the case. A subscription paper was circulated among the citi/ens last week for the beneJit of Company F and nearly $500 were raised. This amount will be judiciously expended in putting in lockers at tlie armory, improving the range, purchasing 'a new supply of camp stools, fatigue jackets for the boys, etc. The boys are extremely gratified at the liberality of the. townspeople and the interest which they have taken in the welfare of the company. Court house hall, one night only, Monday, Fob. Hi. The funniest of all 1'arc.ial comedies. DanMcGinty'sTroub- les Co. original Dublin solo band find orchestra. This, is an exceptionally large, company, carrying 231 people and are highly endorsed by the leading press, arid the amusement lovers of Algona will have a chance to witness one of the leading comedy attractions of thb season. The prices of admission have beuii placed withih the reach of all, tickets being 50c. Reserved seats on sale at usual place. We in hopes that the editor of the Upper Des Moines will comeback from the east Ji better Republican. Travel is the best of all educators you know; and it will be a good thing i'or Harvey if he finds out when he once sees limv big and prosperous Uncle Sam's country is, that his free trade ideas are all wrong. If Harvey comes back with his eyes open it will be a good plan to send "Bob" oil' on a trip and give him a chance to see something of the world. The temperance people of Iowa are slowly waking up to the fact that the Democratic party will make ;i desperate attempt to give prohibition the death blow next fall. The .sooner they are thoroughly aroused the better for the cause of prohibition. An organis- ed and determined movement upon the part of the temperance people will enlist the sympathies of the butter class of citizens throughout the state. The Democratic party will have to stake its cause upon the good will of the hoodlums and bums as usual. house hall will be used for county pui> poses only. This will leave Altfona. without an opera hall and it is not to soon for some of our more enterprising citizens to commence agitating the subject of building an opera hpuse. The city is in need of a good opera ball above everything else and ft would prove a good investment, as the BK- ruiiMCAN 1ms several times suggested, for some of Algona's surplus capital. It is the peculiar bad fortune of Algona to be afflicted with all the fifth class opera troupes on the road. The thing that struck the town last Saturday night was a good example. The house was nearly full but the entire audience kicked themselves all the way home to think that they had squandered 25 cents. A good opera house and an enterprising management would bring the better Companies this way. Company ]? Ilcsolves. ALGONA, IOWA, Feb. 4, 1891. Whereas, the citizens of Algona have so liberally contributed to the fund for the support of Co. F, therefore be it Resolved, That Co. F extend to the citizens of Algona its sincere thanks for this favor, and for the deep interest which they have thus manifested in the welfare of the company, and be it Resolved, That the thanks of the company be extended to Gardner Cowles personally for his efforts in behalf of the company in securing this subscription, and be it further Resolved, That the secretary be and is hereby instructed to present a copy of these resolutions to each of the city papers for publication. E. C. TUTTLK, C. A. COIIENOUK, President. Secretary. Lincoln Memorial Program, Charles Gray Camp. No. 83, Sons of Veterans, will present the following program at the court house hall tomorrow evening. All are cordially invited to be present, especially all members of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Woman's Relief Corps: Music. Address Captain Fuller The Youth of Lincoln C. T. Clinbb The Public Life of Lincoln Eugene Tellier Music. Lincoln as a Man Kev. Davidson "Fate Moves the Right Pawn" .». \f. Haggard The Humanity of Lincoln... Mrs. 0. A, Ingham Music. Monday Club Library. The following books were added to the Monday Club library February If): In Darkest, Eissjland and the Way Out—General liOOtll. The of Dean Maitlaud—Maxwell Gray Hlaek Beauty—Anna Sewell, Over the Teacups—O. W. Holmes. Sidney—Margaret Delaud. The Evolution of Dodd—W, H. Smith, Ciiasar's Column—Ijiiuitins Donnelly. Soldiers Three—Rudyerd Kipling. Heroes of the Arctic—Fredrick Whymper. The Doll's House—Henrik Ibsen. Sara Crew—K. H. Burnett, I.iltle Saint Elizabeth -K H. Burnett, Six Girls—Fannie Bell Irving. COKNKLIA T. DODD, Lib. The cold weather lias been making trouble at tlie waterworks. The manhole at the base of the standpipe was not properly covered and tlie main froze solid in the neighborhood of the flbow immediately under the standpipe. Marshal Dailey brought his ingenuity to bear upon the frozen pipe and after about two days' hard work succeeded in thawing the pipe out with tlie aid of steam from the boiler in the engine house, which was carried down under the standpipe by means of rubber tubing. The freezing of the main was due to an accident and all proper precautions will be taken to see that it does not occur again. The co-operative creamery craze has struck Kossuth county and will result in great beiielit to the farmers of the county if it is not carried too far. It requires a large, outlay of pioney to put in a plant and each individual creamery should have sullicient territory of its own to insure that it shall be a paying investment. Ernest Bacon, secretary and treasurer of the Hurt co-operative creamery, informs the RKI'UIILI- CAN that the Burt creamery has paid the farmers as high as $1.05 per hundred for their milk and returned the milk as soon as the cream was separated. He estimates that 100 pounds of milk will put as much meat on a hog as u bushel of corn. This nets the Burt farmer at least SI.30 per hundred for his milk. There is money in the dairy and money for the farmer iu the cooperative creamery. By resolution of the board of supervisors at tueiv session last week, ou after Jan. 1st, 1802, tty» Eniiuccslwnj''s Free Delivery .System. "How is it that Emmetsburg can have a postal delivery system and Algona is not thus supplied! 1 "—Upper Des Moines. Simply because the Algona postoilice does not do the amount of business that the Emmetsburg oflice does. That's all. The outgoing mail has nothing to do with the matter. The Emmetsburg postoilice receives nearly $15,000 worth of supplies annually from the government, which is probably nearly $2,000 more than is received by the Algona office.—Emmetsburg lleporter. In order to iind out how much there might be in the ''uearlys'' and li prob- ablys" of the above piece of news from the lleporter, we have taken pains to ascertain what were the actual receipts of the two offices for the year 1890, from the sale of supplies and box rents, and tlie result is not so disheartening. The gross receipts of the Emmetsburg ofiico for 1890 were $o,450.11, and for tlie Algona office $4,729.15. Instead of a difference of -'nearly $2,000'' the actual difference was $72(5.<,)(i. But the sales of supplies are not the only gunge of the amount of business done by a postotnee. For instance, the number of a money order issued at Emmetsburg Jan. 15, 1891, was 11,040, while the Algona postoflice on that date had reached number 32,890. In other words, up to that date the Algona oflice had issued nearly three times as many money orders as the Emmetsburg office had. The latter office issued 010 orders in 1890, while the Algona ollice issued 2,843. or nearly three times as many. Again, the box rents of the Emmetsburg ollice in 1890 amounted to $251.57 while the Algona otlice reported $859.35 under that head, or an excess of $107.78. The excess of stamp receipts shown by the Emmetsburg oflice is due to the immense correspondence of the American Investment Company, which does a big business over all this northwestern territory. Our sister city is fortunate, in having this company to help its boom, but the business of the Investment Company is not in its total a local business like that of our banks. With the patronage of this great insti- PER CBNTAtrB IN CORN RAISING. O. F. Male ltn« a Word to Stty on the Corn Question unrt fflgnre* tho Net Profit on Investment 4.84 per Cent. M. itepubUcan: ¥ow that the corn question is on top, allow me to discuss it from the standpoint of the per cent, of profit on the capital invested. Before entering upon any estimate of the cost of raising corn it will be necessary to decide upon the preliminaries and, in so doing I shall endeavor to be perfectly fair for the truth's sake,, regardless of whose ox may thereby be gored. Apropos to this, 1 wish to state that in all tlie estimates of cost that I have seen there has been either some important omissions or some exaggerated charges. For instance, the estimates of Mr. Chubb omit fertilizers, decay of cribs and other outbuildings, and taxes on land and teams, while in the summary of tho reports of the nine hundred farmers to the commissioner of labor statistics, I find such charges as 530 cents per acre for crib room, instead of about 7 cents. 81 cents for shelling, when tlie buyer pays for tlie shelling; 24- cents for fencing repairs in counties where stock is permitted to run at large, instead of not to exceed 8 cents; tax on horses 7 cents, instead of about S cents; and 24 cents for cutting corn stalks—which is a false charge, as nearly all farmers pasture stalks and follow with a crop of small grain. In iny estimate I shall exclude farm residences from' value of land for the same reason that I would exclude tlie residence of a merchaht or banker in a like calculation. I put the price of grain and hay fed to horses at the un- marketed price. Tho number of acres in this discussion is immaterial, but let us take GO acres and call it a moderate season's work for two plows, one drag, one check row planter and two cultivators, costing when new $122. The time required will be, for plowing, 80 days; dragging twice, 10 days; planting, o (lays; cultivating four times, 40 days; husking, 50 days; marketing, 40 days; Sundays, 20 days; rainy days 21. Total 225 days or 7-i months. The cost will then be as follows: Fertilizers at §1,20 per acre (state aver.),? ir, i;o Wages ">Vt mouths at £25. including cost of hoard Seed, 8 bushels at Si Id per cent, of £1^2 worth of tools used one year (for wear) to percent. o£ §55 (value of Wagon) :ty t months 10 per cent, of $270 (value of team and harness) for 7!4 months 4 per cent, of §100 for decay of crllw ! yr. 4 per cent, of $r>n, one stall used 7'/i mo. . a?ii per cent, of.f ir,o tax on one-third value of land ;!}•> per cent, of .$8(1 tax on ' it value team. Feed 7H months us l>u. oats at \»o " " GSI im, corn at'joc " " 7 tons of hay at $2.."iO — w r,o s INI 12 '_'0 i uo id SH 4 on 125 15 oi> 1 07 24 m ia sr> 17 oo Total cost of i!0 acres Value of crop— 2.000 bushels at 22C lio acres stalks at :.v>c .. Total Xet profit to balance $440 00 ir> on on Hi Sl'iij. 00 Capital [I'vested— no acres land at !3:>2..°Hi !ji3."(i. on S122 worth of tools used one year... lis oo S, r >, r > worth of wau'on used aii'mo . K 04 $270 worth of team and harness 7Vaiu KIN 80 Total Sitioi; M Nt'.t profit on Investment 4.r>4 per cent. The following deductions may be of interest: Cost per acre $0.88. A change of 27^c. in cost per acre, or a change in yield of li bushels, or a change in price of 8.28 mills per bushel makes a change in profit of one per cent. Therefore, the farmer who does his own work increases his profit to 15.86 per cent. If he succeeds in increasing his yield by 10 bushels an acre he runs his proiit up to 28.8U per cent., and the farmer who in 1890 succeeds in raising an average crop of 83i bushels an acre and sells it at 40 cents per bushel realizes 87.59 pel- cent, on his investment. Respectfully submitted to the farming public i'or criticism. St. Joseph, Io\va, Feb. 5,1891. O. F. ILu.K. Worth Huinlrjuls of Uullurs. My wife used only two bottles of "Mother's Friend" before her third confinement. Soys she would not be with out it for hundreds of dollars. Had not half as much trouble as before. DOCK MILES. Lincoln Parish, La. Write the Bradfield Regulator Co., Atlanta. Ga., for further particulars. Sold by F. W. Dingley and Dr. L. A. Sheet/.. WANTED: Every one in the county to get a Daisy Bed Warmer on tria 1 , no money required, of J. F. Gilmore or F. L. Parish, Algona, Iowa. tution cut off Bro. Utter's postofiice would drop like McGinty, in its showing of business in all deparments, while Algona's postal receipts ure steadily mounting up, with only home business to rely upon, it only remains to be added that Emmetsburg has no free delivery system, as the U. D. M. and Reporter would have it understood. DeWitt's Little Early Risers; only pill tor chronic constipation, indigestion, dyspepsia. None so good. Sold by Sheet/. Hulls Cur Sale. The undersigned bas a few tine thoroughbred yearling bulls for sale. Call and examine the stock and get prices. 0 00 - Wesley Iowa. ConsUpation poisons tlie blood; De Witt's Little Early Risers core coastipatidn. Tbe cause removed, tUe disease i» go^e— 8&eet? Sulve. The increased demand for Beggs' German Salve not only proves that it lias merit, but also makes it almost a universal household remedy. When you wish a good reliable ointment call for Beggs' German salve, and you will not be disappointed. Sold and warranted by 10-23 F. W. Dingley. John Needham's Double, dramatized forE. S, Willard. was successfully presented, for the first time on the stage, at Palmer's Theatre on Wednesday evening February 4tu Tlie story from which the play is derived is Joseph Hatton's novel of the same name, published by Harper & Brothers, Headache is the direct result of indiges- tion^nd stomach disorders. Remedy these by using DeWitt's Little Early Risers and your headache disappears. The favorite little pill everywhere. Sold by Sheet/. A Uelluble Cough Syrup. We have beeu fortunate enough to secure the agency for Beggs' Cherry Cough Syrup. It is a trustworthy medicine, and we guarantee every bottle sold to give entire satisfaction. We would be pleased to have our customers give it a tri al. Sold by F. W. Diogley. 10 23 Hudson & He. Fine cabinets, pictures. fw»ily groups, baby

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