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\ — VOL. XX. ALG-ONA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEE, 18, 1891. No. 20, PUDLTSHKl) EVKHV WKDNKBDAV STARR & HALLOCK, Proprietors. JOS. W. HAYS. Editor. Terms of Subscription. One copy, one year, in advance $1.60 One copy, six months. Vn advance 75 One copy, three months, In advance 40 Subscriptions continue till ordered stopped and all arrearages are paid. BOOK AND JOB PRINTING. The equipment of the BEPUBMCAN Office for Book and Job Printing is unsurpassed in this county. Steam power. ^"Advertising rates made known on application. This paper is the official paper of Kossuth county and the city of Algona, Believing that the interests of the Republican party in KosButU county ttemantt sin lioneit campaign next fall, the Upper Des Molnc» is hereby challenged to state for once, in clear and unequivocal language, its exact position upon the tariff question. This challenge is issued in the Interest* of the Republican party and will be kept in typo until it is answered. "Prohibition and a Republican legislature" in Iowa next fall. - "Blaine and business" the war cry of the Republican party in '92. and in January, 1891, taking the flies of the New York Dry Goods Chronicle as its authority. The McKihley bill increased the duty on all kinds of wool and on all kinds of manufactures of wool, and, next to tin plate, the Democrats and free traders chose wool and its products as "the awful example" of the McKinley bill. , Clothing was to increase in price, and blankets and flannels were to become luxuries for the rich all "on account of the tariff," according to the free trade prophets. Four months of operation of the McKinley bill has proved the falsity of their predictions. Prices are not higher; they are lower. But let the figures quoted by the Economist from the Dry Goods Chronicle speak: F&ANNKT..S— STBVKNS' 14. H. FINE WJtITK. Prices in January, Prices in .lamiary, 18»0, before "the 1891, after "tho infamous hill." infamous bill." Vo. 1, ;i-4 .......... 2G!/i©2"'/4 H5 XX. l!-4 ............ 2!) 30 2T!4 No, 2, 7-8 .......... 81 l /4<C&32'/4 28V4 XX. 7-8 .......... 33'/4@35 31 !4 No. 2, 4-4 ......... 3t'/4@32'/i • 2!) No. 1, 4-4 ........... 3(i'/z@S7',4 XX. 4-4 ........... 30 We have rather let up on the corn question this week, and are taking advantage of the present lull in preparing ourselves to run down the next story o£ calamity that is started by that "same old party of ruin." Republican exchanges will find related on the local page of this issue how one Democratic editor opened his mouth on the question of woolen goods, and, in, the Chestnutty language of the comic opera man, "put his foot in it." Ballard Yale Mills flannels show like reductions. Hardware, as a rule, is cheaper at wholesale than before the passage of the McKinley bill, linen thread is cheaper, flannels are cheaper, Kentucky jeans are cheaper, most kinds of clothing show a downward tendency, sugar is sure to be cheaper; farm produce is about the only marketable stuff that remains firm. Mr. Wilson says in our farm department this week, "a tour of neighboring states convinces us that the farmers'of no state in the union are as well off as Iowa farmers who have taken care of their soils. About two weeks ago our Democratic contemporaries were quoting Mr. Wilson to prove that farming in Iowa didn't pay and that Iowa faamers were all paupers. What a desperately poor lot of people the farmers of the other states must be! ONE BY ONE. Since'the last issue of the RETOBLICAN Admiral Porter and General Sherman have passed away. General Sherman died in New York City last Saturday. The funeral will take place 'tomorrow from the General's late residence. Tomorrow evening the body will be taken taken to StLouis in a special train of three 'Cars. The general contracted a severe cold about two weeks ago and erysipalas supervened causing his death. The grim old general is gone. The story of his services to the country is too well known to require a comment. General Sherman was a brave officer >and a •brilliant startegist, one of the greatest gen erals of the war. He was -an unselfish patriot and an honest Christian man, one of'the noblest types of American manhood. A FUNNY "JUMPING JACK." It is an amusing study to watch the "jumping jack" of the Algona Courier, change its attitude whenever the Demo cratic file leaders and puce regulators pull the string. Only a few weeks ago the Courier was quoting largely from the Chicago Herald and calling reciprocity "a moon shine scheme of Mr. Blaine's"—the readers of the Courier will remember. Since a reciprocity treaty feas been effected with Brazil, and its more than obvious advantages to this country are becoming apparent to the people, the democratic managers have suddenly made the discovery that reciprocity after all is a democratic idea, and pulled tlie string: Behold the new attitude on the question of reciprocity immediately assumed by the agricultural editor of the Algona Courier. We quote from the last issue of that sheet Mr. Blame's reciprocity idea has been put into effect in our trade relations with Brazil, and it is hoped that it will prove advantageous to both countries. Of course reciprocity is but another name for freedom of commerdial interchange for which the democratic party lias long fought, and which it forced upoo the republican party. But if good results, and there seems to be no doubt of tfcat, let Mr. Blaine have his share of credit. The ga81 of it! It is a democratic idea, but Mr. Elaine can have his share of the credit. Your magnanimity Bro. Hinchon in allowing Mr. Blaine a "share of the credit," is quite affeciing. It w m pay Bro. Bro. Hinchon to sing his soag hereafter with fewer variations. There are people who have put some of the back numbers of the Courier in pickle and they can be referred to at any time, and that paper's change of base noted. A "jumping jack/' is a yery nice thing for a boy to play with but it is out of place in the editor's chair. WOOLEN GOODS Aim GB&tAjgg. Inter-Ocean; The American, TO THE UPPER DES MOINES. The Upper Des Moines made a half way stab at defending its position politically last week. Our cotemporary even went so far as to practically admit that it was a mugwump paper. The Up per Des Moines "will criticise men and measures according to its own estimate of them." Very well and good. When does it purpose to commence? We have criticised that sheet in the past largely because it has failed to do that very thing, but, has rather pursued a "good Lord, good devil" course editorially on most of the questions dividing the two great political parties, particularly the tariff question. It is understood by everyone having had the pleasure of an extended acquaintance with the Upper Des Moines under its present management, that Harvey is at heart a free trader, but in all .our acquaintance with the Upper Des Moiaes he has never had the sand to say so. The course pursued by that paper last fall is still fresh in the memory of everybody. It tried to work itself off on the people as a straight Republican paper anp at the same time carried a big knife in its boot for the McKinley bill and it did all it could to assassinate that bill at everyturn. It reprinted the big yarnabout advancing prices tkat went the round of all the Democratic papers, adding thereto such embellishments as were demanded by the exigency of the case. When the statements in that article were proved to be unreliable and untrue the Upper Des Moines had never a word to offer. Prom that day to this the U. D. M. has not been guilty of a twitter on the.;q>uestipn of "advancing prices," while all the straight Republican papers have been busy keeping the question before the people, and vindicating at every opportunity the campaign position of the Republican party. We have no fault to find with the Upper Des Moines for any views it may entertain on any political question, but we do insist that the people -are at last entitled to a clear statement from that paper of its real position. Let it commence to "criticise men and measures according to its own estimate of them," and let it express itself in such a way that it can be understood. which have passed into history, Mr.Blaine was secretary of state for nine months. On the whole foreign policy of the United States, President Garfleld and his secretary of state were a unit. In one of the hot days of August, just before his leaving Washington for the sea coast, in a confidential conversation with a friend he went over his whole foreign policy, and in about these words: "The greatest misery to American industry is British influence on this continent. The English want the United States as a market for their wares. They would exclude every other European power from this market if they could, and then by flooding the United States with their cheap labor.fabrics, their cutlery and other industrial products, reduce the American workingman to the wage level of the men of Manchester, of Bir mingham and Leeds. England has already almost a monopoly of the trade of South and Central America. London is the money exchange, the clearing house for the South and Central American Republics, and they are now helping Chili on her immense coast line to swallow up Peru. We want to preserve the auton omy of Peru and all the other republics on this continent. We must reduce the commercial influence of Great Britain on this continent to a minimum. In short, we want one America, and our first step towards that end is commercial and trade reciprocity with all the South and Central American states. It will help them and it must help us. New York and not London should be the gate to exchange, the clearing house for America. England, too, must give up her political meddling on this continent. I want the infamous Clayton Bulwer treaty modified or abrogated. The democratic against the mon archial idea must be maintained in this hemisphere. That is the Monroe doctrine in spirit as well as in letter." "And now," he added with sad earnestness, "I have outlined the whole foreign policy of this administration, and I can add truthfully that the President is in hearty accord with me in it all. But he will not recover. I am only alive now. You know how I have worked for the last four months." This was James G. Blaine in 1881. Your readers can infer what his relations were then and are now to reciprocity. What will be the next discovery of Anglo American free trade organs? Probably that Cleveland drafted the McKinley bill. Liars should have good memories. FARMER'S INSTITUTE. The committee which was appointed at a recent meeting of the Kossuth County Agricultural Society to arrange for a Farmer's Institute, have made up the following program for the Institute, \vliich will be held Feb. 2oth to the 27th: Address of Welcome by the Mayor of Alffonji. Response by Ernest Bacon. Address by the President. Raisins Corn—Chas. C. Clrabb and- Samuel Reed. Dairying—E. Bacon, J. R. Button. Hog Raising'-McAdams, J. B. Jones. Horse Raising—Best Roadster, J. W. Wadsworth and Ben Smith; General Purpose, W. II. Conner; Draft horse, R. f. Bvayton. The Steer and How to Feed Him— R. J. Hunt and C. L. Lund. Agricultural Implements—J.R.Jones Grass Culture—0. B. Hatching and Steve Pettibone. Bee Culture—Wra. Cleary. Poultry—Ed Donovan. Sheep Raising—Dugal Wallace and Ed Donovan. Small Fruits on the Garm—W.C.Hart Horticulture—Miss Alice Mann and M. De L. Parsons. Home Influence—Mrs. C. A. Ingham Agricultural Instruction in the Common School—Bertha Carey. Small Grain—S. E. Chambers. Advantage to the Farmer of Organization—J. E. Blackford. The Duty of the People in Relation to the County Fair—Harvey Ingham. Lead Pencil Farming, by the editor of a weekly newspaper—J.W.Hincbon. Cheese Making—G-. S. Wright. It is the earnest desire of the committee that this meeting be well attended. Every farmer in Kossuth county is invited to be present. Original Notice. STATE OP IOWA, i Kossuth County, f District Court, March, 1801, Torm. Wolcott B. Pratt Against The American Emigrant Company. To said Defendant: You are hereby notified that there i.s now on (lie a petition of the plaintllt In the above entitled action in the office of the clerk of said court, claiming that he is the sole and absolute owner in fee simple of the south half of the southeast quarter of section No. two (2) in township ninety-six (0«) north of range No. twenty-eight (28) west of the Cth P. M., Town, and asking said court, for a decree confirming said title in him, the plaintiff, and barring defendant from ever setting up any claim or title thereto. And unless you appear thereto and defend on or before noon of the first day of the next March term of said District Court, to be begun and lio'den at the court house in Algona in said county, on tho 2nd day of March, 1801. default win be entered against you and judgment rendered tlieieon. 17-20 J. B. JONKS, Pill's Atty. TO BE SURE I WE HAVE ON HAND Per loo Warranty Deed blanks $1 00 Quit (Malm Deed blanks loo Lease blanks 1 oo Heal Estate Mortgage blanks 1 oo Chattel Mortgage blanks 50C © 1 00 Satisfaction of Mortgage blanks 1 00 Original Notice blanks GOC © 1 00 Teacher's Contract blanks 1 00 Teacher's Heport blanks.... 1 00 Teacher's Term Heport Cards 1 00 Land Contract blanks 1 00 Contract for Building School House blanks 1 oo Noiieeof Trial blanks 60 Probate of Will blanks 60 Tux Sale Notice blanks 50 Petition blanks 1 oo A few District TownMilp blanks 2tj ® BO Notes (bound in hooks) e:tcli 50 Other forms imwle to order. We also do all kinds of job printing. Address, THE KKPUBLICAN, Algona, Iowa, New Spring Goods HAVE ARRIVED. "Too Much Gun.*' Indian is willing to The Indian is willing to take his chances with a soldier's nrasket or carbine, knowing that they shoot all over the country, but when the boys get to work with a Hotchldss or G-atling gun then the redskin takes a trip. The scream of a shell makes all his teeth sore, and when one bursts and lets a hundred bullets loose at once he can't tell which way to dodge.—Detroit Free Press. Two Bullets. Only last month boys who were searching over the old battlefield at Gettysburg for relics discovered two musket balls with their points so thoroughly telescoped that they could not be separated. There is but one explanation of the freak: they had met in midair and were welded by the friction caused by the concussion,—St. Louis Republic, December In San Francisco. If any resident of the eastern states visited Golden Gate park Christmas he must have been forcibly struck with the striking 1 contrast it presented to what would be seen that time of year in any eastern pleasure ground. The air was mUd and pleasant and invited outdoor exercise. The recent rain had freshened the' flowers, trees and grass, causing brighter colors and more vivid lints. Thousands of men, women and children sat during the afternoon in the open air listening to the music of the band or reclined ot^ the greensward, at ease with themselves and the world. Children filled the swings, rode on the inerry-go- round or ate popcorn on the grass. Hundreds of gay turnouts speeded along the broad driveways, the occupants unin- cumbered by heavy clothing. The trees and lawns rioted in luxuriant verdure, while the flower beds were aglow with a wealth of color.—San Francisco Alta. Igg^Old school books wanted. Must be complete and in good condition. 13 tf DUKANTBROS. FOR BARGAINS GO TO G. L. Galbraith & Co. The CashStore Price Current Buy where your Dollar goes the farthest. RECIPROCITY. Sioux City Journal. Sioux CITY, -Feb. 13.—To the Editor: A few months ago when the McKinley bill, that bete «oir of the Democratic free trade party, was making its life struggle through the first session of the present Congress and the reciprocity amendment was.engrafted upon it, James G. Blaiue became the Magnus Appollo of American statesmen with that p»rty of consistency! The Democratic press from New York to Chicago and from Chicago to the Missouri rivar, proclaimed him as the one broad minded, far-seeing man amongst the leaders of the Republican hosts. Now, alas! when the McKinley bill is getting in its *nti- British work and reciprocity is fast becoming a sure thing, a fixed national fact, these same free trade democratic organs have discovered suddenly that reciprocity is "no good," that reciprocity with Brazil will give us no new or additional market facilities for wheat, flour, meat, etc.; will not help the suffering Iowa, farmer, and (oh, shade of Henry Clay) worst of all, they have made the further discovery that Blaiue is not the father of reciprocity—it's not his at all, at all. "There was no horse stolen from the prosecuting witness," said the astute New Mexico lawyer, "and if there was a horse stolen, your honor, it wasn't a black horse, but a gray horse- Therefore my client is not guilty," Suffer we t<? give you, a few facip While cutting a big cypress tree near Astor, Fla., John Wilson found it occupied by a living alligator seven feet long. As the opening in the tree was not half forge enough for the animal to get through, the presumption is that it crawled in while quite young and lived on tho other animals and reptiles that sought refuge there, Baron Hirsch proposes to Bend to the Argentine Republic some half million of the Jewish victims of Russian persecution. President Pettigrini offers an asylum and active help to the thrifty immigrants, and it is said that Baron Hirsch is ready to spend $30,000,000 to carry out his plan. By a new military law in France all clergymen under 85 years of age are required to serve in the army. In consequence of this the Capuchin fathers are leaving their monasteries in large numbers and emigrating to Canada and the United States. Acts at once, never fails, DeWitt's cough and consumption cure. A remedy for asthma and that feverish condition which accompanies a severe cold.—Dr. Sheetz. Hulls fur Sale. The undersigned has a few fine thoroughbred yearling bulls for sale. Call and examine the stock and get prices. GRAYBBOS, 19-33 Wesley Iowa. A Reliable Cough Syrup. We have been 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. Dingley. 10-38 Potato, Tick's Perfection. This variety has been grown and thoroughly tested, and the report comes from every quarter that it is one of the finest potatoes for general purposes. Its wonderful productiveness, fine appearance and good cooking qualities have made it a great favorite where known. The tubers grow compact in the hill, and are large and uniform in size, oblong inclining to oval, but generally flattened. Color white, with tinge of pink around the eyes, similar to the Hebron. The vine is of strong vigorous growth, yet stocky and short jointed, maturing almost the same time as White Star. The introducer of this, potato, James Yick Seedsman, Rochester, N. Y., says it will prove of great value for field culture and become very popular. We advise our friends to send forVick's Floral Guide, price only 10 cents, which amount may be deducted from the first order. DeWitt's Little Early Risers; only pill for chronic constipation, indigestion, dyspepsia. None so good. Sold by Sheetz. 1 dozen clothes pins for $ 01 One package 5 cent yeast for 03 One package soda (strictly pure) 05 One package Dixon stove polish 05 One box axle greose 06 One box Lewis lye 10 We sell other goods in proportion to the above. We are agents for KOCK SALT for stock. 33 bars good laundry soap (1 box).. 90 30 Ibs. choice butter crackers (1 box) 1 00 20 Ibs. Crystal rice (try it) 1 00 12 Ibs. California dried grapes 1 00 12 Ibs. choice raisins ....... 1 00 A good lantern for only 35 Townsend & Langdon, Ambrose A. Call, I>. H. Hutcliins, President. Yice-President. J. C. Blackford, Cashier. FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Of Algona, Iowa. £&~CAPITAL $50,000.00. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties who can furnish first-class security: Directors—Ambrose A. Call, D. H. Hutching, J. C. Blackford, Wm. K. Ferguson, O. B. Hutchins, Philip Dorweiler, A. 1>. Clarke. LIVERY, FEED, AND SALE STABLE. All the forts and military establishments of Belgium have been connected with Antwerp by telephone. Special precautions have been taken to prevent an enemy tapping the wires in war time. The instrument uaed is a Dejongh microphone. During the illness of the late Emperor Frederick it became so much the fashion to consult Dr. Morell Mackenzie that hi» professiooal income roso to no ftvw»go of $1,800 a day. Beggs* Geviuuu Salve. The increased demand for Beggs' German Salve not only proves that it has merit, but also makes it almost a universal household remedy. When you wish a good reliable oinUfteat cali for Beggs' German salve, an,d you will not be dwap- poioted. Sold and warmited b * ' $1,000 Address: Can be made in 6 months selling Tuuison's Atlases, Charts and Wall Maps. Particulars free. I, C TUNISON, Chicago, Ills. Best of Horses and Carriages. West of Thorington House. M. Z. GROVE, MANAGER. IT WILL PAY YOU TO CALL AT IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF Winkle Bro's, Stoves or Hardware. Election is Over-So is High Prices for Stoves I have a full line of Cooks and Heaters, among which Is the celebrated BOUND OAK, standing at the head of the soft coal burners. 1 shall meet all competition, selling at bottom prices. Take one. G, M. HOWARD, FARM LOANS. We can now make loans on Improved Lands from one to ten year's time and give the borrower the privilege ol paying the whole loan or any part thereof in even $100 at any time when interest l&Us due. This is Iowa Money, and 110 second mortgage or coupons are taken. This plan of making a loan will enable the borrower to T«- cluce bis mortgage at any time aud save the interest on the amount paid. Honey furnished at once on perfect title. Call on or address, H, HOXIE, AJgoua, At Lowest Rates and op* tional payments. Inte payable at ouy office. If want a loan call on us. can save you money JONES * Note Heads and Envelopes. GET THSM AT Good quality at

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