The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on October 28, 1891 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 28, 1891
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JOB PRINTING A SPECIALTY At the REPUBLICAN Office, More County CorrespMenee IN THE REPUBLICAN THAff AM, OTSEft (In KossutU county 1 VOL, XXI. ALGONA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1891. NO. 4. + ALGONA + STATE * BANK In the building occupied by A. D. CLARKE & CO., on DODGE STREET, ALGONA, IOWA. Chubb Brothers W. O, Tyrrell Ohas. O. St. Glair A. D. Clarke W. B. Quartern Margaret Hastings Henry Merrifield Myron Schenck B. J. Hunt M. Nichols G-ray Brothers Jno. G-oeders, Jr. W. F. Carter E. J. Murtagh Guy G-rove Thos. F. Cooke F. W. Dingley Geo. L. G-albraith Melzar Haggard W. J, Brunson F. M. Taylor A. W, Sterzbach Until the new building is completed A. .D Clarke & Co. will be found in the office at the rear of the bank. ALGONA REPUBLIC AN (Official Paper of Kiismlh County and the City of AW»M.) •___ I'UBr.,TSIIED KVEHY WEDNKSDAV JOS. W. HAYS, Editor and Publisher. Terms of Subscription. One copy, one year, in advance Sl.jjO One copy, six months, in advance 10 One copy, three months, in advance........ 40 Subscriptions continue till ordered stopped and all arrearages'are paid. Advertising Rates Are reasonable! and will be made known on application. BOOK AND JOB PRINTING. The equipment of the REPUBLICAN Office for Book and Job Printing is unsurpassed in tins part of Iowa. Steam power. TIIK KKPUBLIOAN is-an AM- HOM.I, PRINT paper. No objectionable patent m- sides. THIS ISSUE CONTAINS: 2d Page—Telegraphic News, State and National. 3d—The Bancroft NEWS. 4th—Algona Local News. 5th—Additional Algona News. 6th—Literary—The "Bill Nye" Letter. 7th—The Wilson Farm Department. 8th—County News and Burt REPUBLICAN. ItEPUBMCAN STATK TICKET. For Governor HIRAM C. AVHEELEK. of Sac county. For Lient.-iiovernor GEO. VAN HOUTEN, ol Taylor county. For Judise Supreme ('ourt, SILAS M. WKAVEB, of llardin county. For Railroad Com FBANK T. CAMPBELL, of Jasper county. For Supt. Public Instruction,.. HKNHY SAIUN, of Olinton county. For Representative, 84th Dis(;. JOHN G. SMITH, of Kossuth county, For Senator, 47th Dist A. H. FUNK N COUNTY TICKET. For Sheriff '•' •• M STKPUKNS For Treasurer W A. CJUPMAN For Superintendent o£ Schools II F HEED For Supervisor U 0 HOLLENBECK For Supervisor J O BAWSON For Coroner »« L A SHKET/ For County Surveyor 0 A TELLIEII ANNOUNCEMENTS. I am a candidate for county superintendent. CAIJEV. THE GOVERNOR'S FALSE REASONING. They-watch., as fojvlers He in wait, they set a trap, they men. As a/cage is 1'iill of birds, so are their houses lull of deceit. The successful lawyer is necessarily something of a sophist. Gov.' Boies is a successful lawyer, and he is using all the sophistry known to the man who is skilled in the ways of convincing a jury, in this campaign. The governor is a good talker and a convincing speaker, but there scarcely a statement in his speech,of nearly two hours duration, made in this city last Wednesday, that will stand rigid analysis and close investigation. The governor started out with the statement that "the other side" were afraid to squarely meet the issue of the campaign — prohibition. "The other side" have made no effort to ''divert attention" from the real issue of the campaign as the governor charged. The republican platform declares prohibition to be the "conspicuous issue" of the campaign. Republican newspapers and republican editors have refused to concede that prohibition was the sole and only issue of the campaign. The Iowa election this year is of national significance, and natioualissues enter necessarily into the campaign. People have not forgotten the democratic prophecies last fall with reference to the effect of the McKinley tariff law. Governor Boies took an active part in the democratic campaign and exhibited his bottle of black sugar to a great many audiences. Of course the governor is not anxious to talk tariff in the face of twenty pounds of the finest granulated bugar for one dollar. The republican party is not afraid to go before the people upon the issue of prohibition, but insists that there are other issues of large importance in this campaign. The governor devoted the major part of his speech to a plea for the repeal of prohibition: There has not been a day nor an hour, said the governor, since the EDITOB REPUBLICAN. . , , Please announce that I have withdrawn my name as an Independent candidate for the office of sheriff. ' . A. F. DAiLuv. Gov. Boies in his Audition speech:— "If the Democratic party is defeated this fall it will be the result of a combination between the preachers and the boot-leyyers." THE PROltUB!TIONJ)EMOCRAT. Two men went up with their ballots to vote: The one was a Christian, the other a bloat, The one carried with him the Word of God, The other a license to sell "forty-rod:" But the angel above saw with wonder and shame That the tickets they voted read exactly the passage of the law, but roost of the largo cities of the state have been in open rebellion against its enforcement.Dubuque, Davenport, Clinton, Burlington, Muscatine, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Ottumwa, Council Bluffs and Carroll were mentioned by the governor as cities that were in open rebellion against the enforcement of the law. Every one of them is a democratic city and under democratic control, In 1889 the vote cast by these cities for governor was as follows: Boies' Hutchison. Holes, majority. flarroll 1W 307 213 LHlbuque 1209 3981 2722 Davenport 81'J 3010 2119 OlilHOll 825 1727 002 Burlington 1070 2781 1705 Muscatiue M7 1311 431 Fort Madison 413 1001 089 Ottumwa 135' it»2 331 Council Bluffs.. * 1093 2025 927 wonder that thoso those 17 counties is a democratic county. The farmers of Iowa are asked to surrender the law in the interests of the law- defying element in the cities of those.17 counties. It is a very thin 'argument for the repeal of prohibition. It is asking a majority of the people of Iowa to sur- lender the government of the state to a law defying minority. The governor advanced the remarkable argument that prohibition should be repealed for the sake of the foreigners of Davenport and other cities who see no moral wrong in the use of intoxicating liquors—the people "who trace their right to do a forbidden act to a source that is higher and better than human power." If every statute should be repealed that proyes to be offensive to some of our citizens, not a law would remain upon the statute books of Iowa. The governor spent some time in trying to show that Section 9, Article 4. of the Constitution of Iowa, requiring the governor to see to it that the laws were enforced didn't meau anything. He asked to be shown wherein the laws of Iowa delegated to the governor of the state further power to enforce the law than was possessed by every private citizen. The governor was well answered upon this point by Senator Allison in his speech of Thursday evening. The constitution delegates no special powers to the governor as an officer for the enforcement of law, but the intent of itsframers must have been that the governor should "see to it that the laws are enforced" so far as it might lie within his power; that he should at least lend the moral force of his sympathy to the enforcement of law and not assist, as Governor Boies has done, in its nullification. The governor asked why Mr. Larrabee did not close up the saloons in Dubuque when governor of Iowa. A great deal has been said about the number of pardons granted by Gov. Larrabee in comparison with the number granted by Gov. Boies. A. letter was recently given to the press by Gov. Larrabee in which he states that in granting pardons for offenses against the prohibitory law he invariably required the party to sign an agreement not to further violate the law. Gov. Boies has not done this except in a few instances. Below is the pardon record of the two LA.1JKA.BEE, SECOND YEAll-12 MONTHS. TAKDONS. Liquor offenses ° Other offenses-Absolute pardons o Conditional pardons 18 Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report. .17 Total pardons ..IS SUSPENSIONS. Liquor suspensions— Tempoiary ° Partial ! '•> Conditional t; Absolute Total liquor suspensions 21 Other suspensions— Temporary " Conditional 3 Partial J Absolute j* Total other suspensions 13 BOIES' FIltST YEAR. PAKDONS. Licinor offenses 21 Other offenses- Absolute pardons l Conditional pardons ° Total pardons 22 SUSl'EUSIONS. Liquor suspensions— 'temporary Partial Conditional aj No conditions 10 Total liquor suspensions Ci2 Other suspensions- Temporary -i 2 Partial.... ° Conditional 3 No conditions ° Total other suspensions 5 liOIES' SECOND YEAR-SIX MONTHS. I'AUDONS. Liquor offenses 0 Other offenses <r) Conditional pardons 0 Total pardons 5 SUSPENSIONS. Liquor suspensions- Temporary 1 Partial o Conditional 31 Total liquor suspensions 32 Other suspensions- Temporary - 1 Partial o Conditional " No conditions • 3 ABSOLUTELY PURE Total other suspensions. governors. studv: " It is worthy of a careful are in 2025 No wonder that thoso cities "open rebellion" against the enforoewent of the prohibitory law. Prohibition is reasonably well enforced in all but about 11 cftiinAifs. o| the Hate. Every qaeof j LARRABKE, FIRST YEAR. FAUPONS. Liquor offense ............................... o Other offenses— Absolute pardons ......................... o Conditional pardons ......................... n Total pardons ............................ 17 SUSPENB10NS. Liquor suspensions— Temporary ............... ................. o Partial .................................. 2 Conditional .................................. 3 No conditions ........................ ...... o Total liquor suspensions ................ 6 Other suspensions—. Temporary ..... ....... ... ................... 2 Conditional ......... ,. ................ .... i Partial .. •• .......... .... ................... o No conditions .......... , ................... a Total other During the first year under Governor Larrabee there were 813 convictions for violation of the prohibitory law; during the first year of Governor Boies' incumbency there were only 348 convictions, showing the influence against the enforcement of law that can bo exerted by an unfriendly executive. During his first year of office Gov. Larrabee granted only 5 suspensions in liquor cases. During the first year of Gov. Boies' administration with less than half the number of convictions that were found under Gov. Larrabee, he granted 63 suspensions 10 of them being absolutely without conditions. The charge that the present governor of Iowa has taken advantage of the pardoning power vested in his office, to nullify the laws of the state is not entirely without some show of foundation. The substance of the governor's entire argument against prohibition was that the law was not enforced in the larger cities and for that reason should be repealed. &f|sr finishing with the prohibitory questioft the governor took up the charge thj||..|*e democrats would Miehi ganize and gerrymander Iowa in case they obtained control of the legislature. The governor said they wouldn't, his point being to persuade anti prohibition republicans to vote the democratic ticket this fall on the assurance that the democrats would not Michiganize and redistrict the state out of the reach of any republican majority that might be polled for the next quarter of a century. The democrats of Iowa are not strong enough or bad enough to to gerrymander the state of Iowa, said the governor. The governor would have the people believe that the democrats of Iowa are better than the democrats of Michigan and Ohio. The democrats are not strong enough to gerrymander Iowa? All the strength that is necessary is a majority in the legislature. The governor finally got around to explain his corn speech blunder. He put the blame all on Sovereign and Sovereign lays it upon the farmers of Iowa. The completed report to the labor commis sioner shows that instead of corn being produced at a loss of 67 cents an aero it is raised at a profit of over 80 cents. The republican tariff is innocent of causing the state of afiairs pictured by the governor down in New York, for from the corrected statistics of labor commissioner that thq governor's state of affairs We learn that there is going to be more or less knifing of the republican county ticket for purely personal reasons. Don't do it boys. It seems to us that the man who will go into a political convention and take a part in the proceedings is in honor bound to stay by the action of the convention. It is impossible to nominate a ticket that will suit everybody, and you should give every candidate on the ticket the same support that you would have asked for your own man in case he had been nominated. Go to the polls next Tuesday and vote the ticket straight. The entire county ticket ought to be elected. Mr. Reed has proved his- fitness for the office of superintendent and it is not necessary to say very much ^ for him. During the four years that he- was county superintendent he visited more schools than any other superintendr ent in the state of Iowa and he bad the largest institutes ever held in the county. The records show this. The opposition to Mr. Stephens is for purely personal reasons and should not bo countenanced by good republicans. Mr. Chipuian has never held office in the county buVhe is a good man and every republican should vote for hivn. Vote the ticket straight without a scratch iu the interests of the. republican ticket. does not exist. The governor would have been open to criticism had he used unimpeachable statistics, in making a speech for the purpose of advancing party interests, that was calculated to impair the credit of his own state. The governor is making a strong fight considering the fact that he is pleading a bad case. It remains,to be seen how severely his sophistry will be rebuked by the law loving people of Iowa. L*i * Inland Advocate: No man ever occupied the Governor's office in the great state of Iowa, who has had so much to say about the preachers, as the present one. It is a strange and humiliating spectacle to see his excellency on the side over against morality and religion and law. Perhaps the legalized saloon has had no more earnest advocate in the past and present, as it has now. The 8000 saloon keepers who have been compelled to ob,ey the law, are bopiag and bis party will restore -i MORE FALSEHOODS ODEBOLT, Iowa, Oct. 23.—The Chicago Herald, Des Moines Leader, Cedar Rapids Gazette and other democratic papers have been publishing numerous falsehoods against me personally during th$ campaign, and J wish to moke the following statements: 1. I am not a speculator in options QB < the board of trade in CbicagQ. 3. I am not an jnflde). 0» the eQatrwf?-w I believe in God and the Christian * re« * ligion, and I have always contributed t«>* the building of churches and the of the ministers. 8. I did not go to California , m ^. to avoid the army. I was a resident of > I California from 1854 to 1888. *'^ 4. I have always paid all taxes i against my property. 5. I never owned any railroad stock bonds. .«ag 6. I have no promises eut either di. or indirect affecting aoy offleo have at my disposal if I am «te There will prpb%bly b$ Jftore | published bjfore efceitai "

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