The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on March 25, 1891 · Page 1
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.- r A xx. ALQONA, KOSSTTTH COUNTY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1891. No. 25, OTA REPUBLIC AN POBLT8HKD RVRUY WKDNK8DAV STARR & HALLOCK, Proprietor JOS. W. HAYS. Editor. Terms of Subscription. ; One copy, one -year. In advance -.......$1,50 One copy, six months, hi advance 76 One copy, three months, In advance.. 40 Subscriptions continue till ordered -tf&ev-ped trnd all arrearages are paid. BOOK AND JOB PRINTING. The equipment of the BE^UBUOAN CWIlce for Book and job Printing is unsurpassed 'in this •county. Steam power. J3?~ Advertising rates made known on appli- 'catton. This paper is the ofllcial papev of Kossuth county and the city of Algona, tion of so many millions for pensions. Does the Courier remember anything about the Democratic war that made pension legislation obligatory upon the country and saddled an actual debt of billions of dollars upon the people? The Democratic situation wasceth yet the 'more complicated. The leading papers of the state are getting in the habit of quoting "Tama • Jim" Wilson's farm articles. How any true friend of temperance can support with his ballot the Democratic party of Iowa and call himself a consistent man, is a-mystery to the REPUBLICAN. {General Joseph E. Johnson is acknowl- • elgeti to have been the greatest military genius among'all the southern generals, •and one 'Of tun greatest soldiers this • country ever produced. ' Let the people of Iowa remember that the'Sioux Citv way of dealing with the saloon is the Democratic way, and let k them not forget it next fall. Save us from a Democratic governor and legisla- j'ture, save us from, the saloon. THE INJUSTICE OF "JUSTICE." Over fourteen years ago Warren Clough, who was then living at Stewart, Nebraska, but who was formerly a resident of Buchanan county, Iowa, was convicted of the murder o^f his brother and sen- i| tenced to the -state penitentiary for life. I] It now transpires that Mr. Clough is an I innocent man,'the real murderer having! confessed to 'the crime upon his death bed. The ^great magnanimous state o-f Nebraska now grants Mr. Clough a pardon. "Bufwho," asks the Minneapolis Journal, "can give him back his life." All his property was wasted in the attempt to prove his innocence of the crime, aed after being unjustly convicted >and confined in the penitentiary his wife'Gb- tained a divorce and married another man. &fter robbing him 'of the best 'years of his life, stealing away his good'iiame, his liberty, his property and his 'family, he is turned loose-upon the world to commence life over again. Nebraska ought to make some compensation for this great wrong. A fall compensation could never be measured in money -or computed in dollars and cents, but it would be a disgrace to make no at- tempt'at atonement. Let Nebraska do whatsit can. condition of our farmers, I did not draw on Democratic friends for data, except in a very limited sense. I drew the evidence from the other side, and I wish to impress upon your mind the fact that if my statistics are impeached, hundreds of Iowa Republicans will share the responsibility and dishonor, yourself included." Yes, there is it! You now let the cat •out of the bag! You '-'draw the evidence from the other side." It was a piece of political chicanery you were up to? Eh? What an honest statistician! You have been acting the part of the plausible Jeremy Diddler who goes around among the farmers with a contract to purchase agricultural implements and get them to £ign an order for the same, and the next thing they hear of is a notice to come to town and pay a promissory note bearing their signatures! My statements in my letter of the 17th, in regard to the farmers' corn crop, and his proper use of it for profit, you have not dared to answer, and youcannot controvert or refute them. Your obedient servant, SAMUEL McNurr. Now is Iowa's opportunity, in the opin- 'ion of the Burlington Hawkeye, to recover the advantages temporarily wrested from her during the last decade by the great tide of immigration to the cheap- lands of the trans-MissouriTegion. Iowa is'about the best place after all and the people are beginning td'find it out. •Again human life has'been sacrificed for the superstition of the ^Christian Science fanatics, This time it'was down in Linn County, and two 1 little children were the; victims. They were taken sick with diphtheria and fell into ' the hands of • Clrristiata Scientists who''have since fled fearing the indignation of the people. Rev. Marc D. Darling, of the First k Congregational church -of-Sioux City, in lis sermon last Sunday evening took oc- lasion to rub it in to the Democratic layor of that sinful town <&nd declared i Mayor Palmer could close up every Joon in the city, within twenty-four Fours, tight as a drum head—if he cared to. AMERICAN OPINION. New Tork Press. In asking 'Tennyson to write a poem celebrating the opening of the World's Fair the commissioners in char-goof of the project have made an absurd blunder. Tennyson, 'who was among the first of the world's -singers, is now ;in his literary dotage, incapable of even third rate work. A« the poet laureate of England, bound to celebrate in fu'lsomc style the.history of the royal family, he is particularly unfit to deal with an event that will illustrate the triumphant progress of republican institutions on this continent. Why did not the commissioers apply to one of the great American poets still living to write the salutatory poem for. the x fair? ., Why did &hey not call on Whittier or 'Holmes or; Lowell for the symbolic soug that none but an American and a ^Republican coukl iitly-pen for the occasion? SIFTINGS. liarltt'JMotureH for the Farmer. From the New York Press. The'carpet industry of Great Britain, according to the official figures of the Board of Trade, pays average annual wages of $170.32. The carpet industry of Massachusetts shows average yearly earnings of $348.28. (Past Black Henrietta Satines and new Dress Goods of all kinds at (Mbraith's. Non-Comduetorg of Heat. Grottn'l cork and some other barks, and the sawdust of the soft woods, as well as the charcoal made of these substances^ aro very good retainers of heat. Lampblack also works well. When the thing to bo kept hot is at a very high temperature, some light, incombustible powders are very suitable. Among ihe best of these are fossil meal and the cal- cined magnesia and magnesium carbon-ate of ,the druggists. Fossil meal consists of the silicious skeletons of microscopic vegetables, called diatoms, exceedingly various in shape and size, the very largest of them hardly reaching the length of the hundredth of an inch. It is found abundantly in some peat meadows and in the bottoms of ponds. Both fossil meal and magnesium carbonate have been largely used in covering steam pipes. Obviously, when the same light substance is tried in both the first and second apparatus above mentioned, and the results differ, it must bo owing to the inability of the substance to hold the included air still in the first arrangement. So powdered plumbago or black lead, which is very slippery, shows nearly twice as much transuiissive power in one case as in the other. Loosened asbestos fiber also lots through about twice as much heat in the vertical arrangement as in thq. horizontal. Yet this fiber may be split up exceedingly fine, bu#the great difference iu its behavior as compared with cotton or wool must be owing much less to its own greater specific conducting power than to the smoothness and inelasticity of its fibers.—Professor John M. Ordway in Popular Science JMtanthly. Galbraith's New Spring Goods HAVE ARRIVED. FOR BARGAINS GO TO ' G : Senator Allison did a good thing for the Republican party when he had a tabulated statement of the appropriations of the , Fifty-first congress spread upon the pages of the 'Congressional record. Let the people know where the appropriations xf the "Rob'ber Congress" went to. It is tirecome to reafi the cant of the democratic .papers about the robbery of those appropriations. The -'Mother's Friend." Not only shortens labor and lessens pain attending it, but grpatly diminishes the danger to life of both mother and child if used a few months 'before confinement. Write to The Bradfield Regulator Co., Atlanta, Ga., for further particulars. Sold by Dr. L. A. Sheetz and F. W. Dingley. ' 21-25 For the State Encampment G. A. R. to be held at, Dubuque, April 14th to 16th, tickets will be sold by the'C. M. & St. P. Ry. for $6.68 for the round trip. Beggs' Cherry Cough Syrup has gained its great popularity simply on its true merit. It is equally as good in a case of deep seated cough as in a 'freshly .taken cold, as it relieves the cough at once, so that the lungs and bronchial tubes are not irritated by continual coughing,thereby relieving them of all -soreness. Sold by F. W. Dingley. 24-37 Of course the REPUBLICAN objects to J, E. Blackford's plan of organizing a farmers'party as suggested urbis paper before the Farmer's Institute. We have noted that: some of the leading agricultural papersflook at the question aswe look at it, and believe that auch aa action up- t on the part, of the farmers would-be suicidal. We *vill publish next week en editorial from the last issue of the Homei ; stead bearisg on this question to which Irwe would call the attention of eveeyone 1—particularly our farmer, readers. Lawrence ^Barrett, the tragedian, is jad. With,his death one-of the greatest ors that over gave dignity to fche r.&15erican stageds gone. THicre is mudh tin <the life of Barrett that oerits the ad- TOipation of everyone. First of all he wac eminently successful iu his -chosen profession. He began his theatrical career, AS a v eupe" or scene shifter, .feut he went i sup the ladder round by round until he Became known as Lawrence Barrett, the companion actor and in many ways the B peer of Edwin Bootfc. It is sad (to record ; the death of an actor like Baiisett when [:tfae modern drama is given over GO largely to the cheap "show" and tfco negro minstrel and when the profession of William Shakespeare is disgraced by the names of John L. Sullivan and Diss Delbar. ' 4 thousand million dollars is a good ouud sum of debt to be saddled on BjQQO.OOO people in two years, but the "" 1 Congress has done it and the peo- i must cut down their rations and pay Algona Courier. ^Will the Courier read the Congression- see where the appropria- Ins went to ? It is a part of the policy i Republican party to pay its honest ^ apd invest a dollar where the ifttejr- f $ the people demand it. The great $6 Fifty first Congress ift t|« >* BRITISH GOLD. Times - Republican: Our -free trade friends pretend great indignatidn whenever "British gold" is rnentkraed in connection with the propagaada of "tariff reform." Perhaps the following cablegram may throw some light on the subject: .[Dunlap's Special Cable Dispatch.] LOHDON, Feb. 9.—A curioas libel case has ,just been before the law courts in Sweden. It appears that a Swedish new-s paper. Matala Posten, accused certain persons of high social position, one being the late general director of customs and another the present lord lieutenant of the county of Stockholm, with .having received subsidies from the Cdbden club amounting to £12,000 for carrying on a free tcede agitation in their country. Tho-court dismissed the libel, the writer pleading that all the statements were true, acd claiming that Prince Bismarck had been able, through the German embassy in London, to obtain a copy of the club's secret accounts, and these accounts fully b0re out the statements that had been made. The writer of the article obtained Jiis information in sutih a way that there could be no question vabout its authenticity, and he further alleged that these secret accounts would be very soon published 1 in Berlin. If $60,000 were sent to "educate" Sweden, what amount has been sent to "educate" the-.United States? New line of Wall at Galbraith's. Paper .just received Beggs' Little Giant PrBs are the best pill on the market for constipation, indigestion and all derangements of the liver and bowels. Each package'Contains nearly one-oalf more than the ordinary pill packages, but sells at the same price. Directions with each package. For sale by F. W. Dingley. 24-37 Harpper's Weekly to <be published March 25th will contain illustrations of the scene of the occurrences in New Orleans, with portraits of -some of the principal actors in the tragedy. The Handkerchief'in Ifrance. Lace was used to ornament handkerchief s in France as early as 1 : 634. In .1648 they were embroideredJUnd had tassels at each of the four corners. In the time of the Directory, that period of fashionable eccentricity, they •underwent many vagaries. Those ladies who did not care to wear the pocket attached to the girdle and wished to iiay-e the hands at liberty tucked the fan into the Vslt, slid the purse into the corsage and had the handkerchief carried by a gallant, to whom it was necessary to apply when it happened to be needed. If the handkerchief carrier could not be found, or Avas insidiously flirting with another woman, and tlie nose imperatively demanded blosying, the case was serious. When 1 the French blow the nose, it should" tie'remembered, it is for all it is worth. No one who • has not witnessed the performance could ever believe the nasal paysages possessed of such a sonorous quality, and when the effort is several times repeated one might easily imagine himself listening to the Angel Gabriel rehearsing for the last judgment. The French fashion in this respect is not to be recklessly imitated like Paris styles in laces, silks and satins, fans, dresses, bonnets and other things pertaining to female attire.—San Francisco Chronicle. i qu i Li McNUTT SPEAKS. MUBCATIKE, la., Feb. 20, 1891.—Hon J. R. Soverotgn, Commissiliner of Labor Statistins, Bes Moines, Iowa—DEAB Sin: Yours of 23fi instant is at hand, and I hereby acknowledge the receipt of it. You say you resided in Muscatine over ten years ago, as a "marble carver" fa the employ of W- W. Webster, who can vouch that you were not a "loafer" nor a etore-box theorist," and that you were •somewhat acquainted with my circumstances, and that you are greatly in error if my prosperity is entirely attributable to farming, but that "I double teams up hill so to speak." I don't know what you me&n by this last phrase; but if you meaa anything dishonorable, or iu any way discreditable it is a malicious slander invented and uttered by yourself alone. In my letter of the 18th to you I did not allude to politics or to political parties. But in your reply to me of the 28d inst. yqu reveal the fact that your corn circular was a political dodge adroitly gotten up for low party purposes. Here j),re your own words: "When Goy. Boies made his famous Ifew York speech his statements regarding the condition of Iowa farmers were iu perfect harmony with the facts and figures you sent to this bureau ove* your signature, and the vouchers are, oa 8tafcs relive to Witt's Little Early Risers for liver, stomach and bowel disorders. They are small pills but mighty good ones. At Sheetz'. Get my prices on bicycles. Agent for Ramblers, Ormondes, etc. From $55 up. THOS. F. COOKE. Constipation, blood-poison, fever! Doctor's bills and funeral expenses cost about two hundred dollars; DeWitt's Little c Early Risers cost n quarter. Take your choice. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. Ladies' misses' and children's fine Rubber Boots at Galbraith's. Very popular, very small, very good. DeWitt's Little Early Risers, the pill for constipation, billiousness, flick headache. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. Dress-making and stamping -done to order. Southwest part of town. 23-25 MBS. WM. CLEABY. Shu was Completely Cured. A daughter of my customer suffered from suppressed menstruation, and her healtk was completely wrecked. At my suggestion she used one bottle of Bradfield's Female Regulator, which cured her. J. W. HELLUSIS, Water Valley, Miss. Write the Bradfield Reg. Co., Atlanta, Ga., for particulars. Sold by Dr. L. A. Sheet/ arad F. W. Dingley. 21-25 MONEY to loan on chattel security. 24tf E. V. SWETTING. Nothing does a druggist so much good as to haVe a medicine that he can guarantee every bottle to give satisfaction. Beggs' Family Medicines are fully guaranteed, so you cannot fail to get satisfaction when you call for them. At Dingley's FOB SALE—A house and lot within four blocks of the court house for sale at $400. Inquire of WILLIS HALLOCK. ' 23-tf . Catarrh, neuralgia rheumatism and most diseases originate from impure blood. Cleanse it, improve it, purify it with De Witt's Sarsaparilla and health is restored, strength regained. Sold by Sheetz. Organs. L. Leasing has several styles of organs which he will sell at low figures. Also sewing machines on good terms and cheap. 47-tf Begg's German Salve is one of ifce best and pile oiutmeots that **s ever nut up. No f |>y F. W- VictiuiH l>y Thousands. Records of great earthquakes fill a large «pace in the world's history, and instances where people have perished by thousands from this cause are mournfully numerous. An earthquake accompanied by a volcanic eruption destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and buried most of their inhabitants in the ruins in the year 79, A. D. The entire world was shaken from pinnacle to foundation stone in the year 543. In 557 Constantinople suffered terribly from an earthquake, which killed thousands of its inhabitants. In 742 an awful shock visited China, India, Persia and Palestine, killing hundreds of thousands of human beings, besides beasts beyond calculation. In 1158, 20,000 person perished from an earthquake shock in Syria alone; in 1268, 60,000 were killed or buried alive in Ciliciu. In 145C, 40,000 were killed in Naples; In 1531 Lisbon, Portugal, had her first great shock—that which killed 30,000 people. In 1620 Naples was again visited and had 70,000 of her people taken away by the earthquake demon. The next year the Schamaki was constantly rocked by earthquakes for three months, during which time 80,000 persons were killed.—St. Louis Republic. A Difference in Boys. There is a vast difference between the ways and ideas of amusement of the small boy uptown and the small boy downtown who makes his living by selling papers, shining muddy boots or being messenger. For instance, the downtown newsboy scorns to throw snowballs as a usual thing. He will shake dice, "match" coppers or smoke cigarettes and discuss some melodrama playing in lus favorite Bowery theatre, but he absolutely declines to thro\y snowballs. On the other hand, his more innocent brother seven or eight miles higher up on the island still clings to the good old fashioned sport of "pasting" everything and everybody with a snowball. That's all association, of course,—Now York Tribune. • Borrowed States Saved Mr. Flower's IJfe. "Like all boys, I had my trials and vicissitudes," said Mr. Boswell P. Flower. "While skating one day I slid into an airhole. I would h.aye drowned had not my compauiou, at considerable risk to himself, succeeded in rescuing me after several attempts, during which he was more than once on the point of sliding in with me, When we reached the vil- tried, to ;say that he could, toot pulled W <*9$ if be had had his skates on, btfc wiMrt fee eventually <M fcftve let «s sink. BUT ABE WITH A And better bargains than ever. Everything in the Hardware line. Come and see us. CK IM:. iHicrw" J^RJD. The Cash Store Price Current. Buy where your Dollar goes the farthest. 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. Townsend & Langdon, 32 bars good laundry soap (1 box).. 20 Ibs. choice butter crackers (1 box) 20 Ibs. Crystal rice (try it) 12 Ibs. California dried grapes 12 Ibs. choice raisins A good lantern for only 90 00 00 00 00 35 Ambrose A. Gall, D. U. Hutching, President. Vice-President. J. C. Blackford, Cashier. FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Of Algona, Iowa. ^-CAPITAL $5O,OOO.OO. Money always ou 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. Fercuaon. C, B. Hutching, Philip Dorweiler, A. 1J. Clarke. * ' LIVERY, FEED, AND SALE STABLE Best of Horses and Carriages. West of Thorington House. M. z. GROVE, MANAGER. IT WILL PAY YOU Winkle Bro's, -TO CALL AT- 1FYOU ARE IN NEED OF Stoves or Hardware, FARM LOANS. We can uow make loans on Improved Lands from one to ten year's time and give the borrower toe privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof in eveu $100 at any time wueu Interest falls due. Tills is Iowa Money, and no second mortgage or coupons are taken. This plan of making a loan will enable tue borrower to reduce his mortgage at any time aud save tbe interest on the amount paid. Money furnished at once on perfect title. Call ou or address. U, HOXIE, Algoua, Iowa. •A,, At Lowest Bates tioaal

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