The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on April 13, 1892 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 13, 1892
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8 THE REPUBLICAN, WEDNESDAY, ALGONA, IOWA, APRIL 13, 1892. A llev, t/ames P. Stone if Lower Cabot, Vt., formerly ot Dalton, N. II. S Is held in high esteem by his people, and his opinion upon temporal as well as spiritual matters is valued greatly. The following is from a clergyman long influential in New England, now spending well earned rest in Cabot, Vt.,; " C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. : " Vfo havo used Hood's Sarsnparilla in our family for many year.? past, witn jjrcaa benefit. "Wo have, with confidence, recommended it to others for their various ailments, almost all of whom havo certified, to great benefit by its use. Wo can Honest^ and -Cheerfully recommend It as the best blood purifier we have ever tried. Wo havo used others, butnone with tho beneficial effects of Hood's. Also, we doom Hood's Tills aurt Olivo Ointment suvaJjamPjUc. Mrs. Stone savs sho cannot do without them." Kuv. J. P. STONE. . Mr. Geo. T. Clapp, of Eastoudale, Mass., says: "I am 82 years of age, and for 30 years have suffered v.-ith running sores on one ol my lora. A few years ago I hart two toes amputated, physicians saying I was suffering from gangrene and had but A SS-soirt Time to Live Eight months ago as a neighbor urged me, I began taking Hood's Sarsaparllla. Tho whole lower part of my leg and foot was a running sore, but it has almost completely healed and I can truthfully say that 1 am in better health than I have been for many years. 1 havo taken no other medicine and consider that I owe all my improvement to HoodPs Sap It ia bettor than gold." '• 5 cttrcrfully verify the above/ statement of Mr. Clapp, Whom I have 00 years." J. M. HOWARD, Dnigeijt, Eastonilalo, Mass. HOOD'S PlLLB purely vegetable. If dull, spiritless and stupid; if your blood is thick and sluggish; if your appetite is capricious and uncertain, you need a Sarsaparilla. For best results take DeWitt's. For sale by F. W, Dingley. NINE DFOWNED. Eight Pupils and a t'rofemor rind Watery Graves. BOSTON, April 11. —An instructor and ten boys connected with the Boston farm school at Thompson's Island capsized in a sail boat and the instructor and eight of the boya drowned. The victims were: A. P. Nordberg, instructor, nged about 60; Frank F. Hitchcock, aged 19; Rqiner F. Catcher, 17; George F. Ellis, 10; Thomas Phillips, 16; William A. Curran, 17; C. II. Graves, 17; Harry C. Loud, 18; A. H. Packard, 16. The rescued persons were 0. S. Cleuiente, 17; Charles A. Lamb, 10, The instructor had been to the city during tho d.'iy to attend church aud the boys, constituting a, regular crow of the school, lei't the island at 0:30 to sail to City point to convey tho instructor to the island. The trip is considered safe, having been made for years without accident. Ti and soon after boat started t .p. a point between and Thompsons was struck by a squall and capsized. The eleven occupants were thrown into the water, but managed to cling to the overturned craft. Some of them endured the unequal contest for nearly four hours, and it was 11 o'clock when the boat with the two survivors still clinging to it but exhausted, drifted in shore. They were immediately cared for, and are recovering from the exhaustion of their experience. Superintendent Bradley came to the city in the morning, notified the police and the officers of the Boston farm school of the disaster, and engaged divers to search for the bodies. This is the only drowning accident that has happened to the school since 18*2. Farm and Stock Yard. JAMES WILSON, EDITOR. Lw In The heavy horse is In demand. light horse is ft drug on the market extending your herd think of this. The loss of stock has been very great on the ranches, but there will be plenty to meet all demands for indifferent stock. c trip \\v.s made 7 p. m. the :•:•• return. At Spectacle island island the boat DISASTROUS FLOODS. Drowned by High. Propoposal for the JBrection a School House. .Notice is )if>reby«iven that pro Of for «.!,_ .. ,. ~' •' M"^'« 111U.U I'iUlll'UUrsitlS 1OI the erection of a school house iu subrtistrict No three in tho district township of Springfield, hi the county of Kossuth and State of Iowa will be received by Hie undersigned at his oft ice said township, where plans aud specifications may be seen, until one o'clock p. m. April 30; A. I>., 18«2, at which time the contract will be ™« to th f, !o "-' fi \ it "'esponsible bidder. The board reserve the n K ht to reject any or all bids. Dated this 29th day of March. 1892. 26-23 SIMON SCH>EIDER, Sec. of Board of Directors. A Numbor of People Water in BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. April 10.— Disastrous flood news is coining in from Columbus, Miss. The river rose two feet higher than ever in its history, and up to the present time has fallen only six feet. The town is full of people who come from the surrounding plantations and are being fed by the citizens. The loss of life is great. Fourteen persons are known to have drowned. What the loss of life is in the wide territory covered by the flood cannot be told. The situation at Columbus ia so bad that the people have already decided to ask the government for aid. The town is now feeding over 500 refugees from the floods. It is impossible here to ascertain the names of any of the drowned, who are reported to number twenty, as far as ascertained. Get by trial the per cent of seeds that will grow v It is useless to look for crop if the seed is not good, and lots of it is not, especially foreign seed. Hon. tt Jaqua is doing really excellent work for the Grundy Courier. The paper is good for its field, but Jaqua deserves a wider field than ho now has. Among Iowa farm writers he has few superiora If your name is Smith and Jones picks up one of your best looking boys and calls him by his name, that would be kidnapping and punishable. Well, wo feel edgewise when papers kidnap an article, assuming the authorship. The poor things seem away from home. In breeding domestic animals remember that the experience of tho world is that breeding anything before maturity impairs vigor, and the consequences will be felt in succeeding generations. Remember also that pampering destroys fecundity. The sheep men of the State will be at Ames to hold a festival Apr. 13. The students in tho farm courses will get lessons concerning sheep shearing, and that is the main object Later the dairymen will meet there and thfi students will learn in that direction. Aak Druggist for free bottle Dr. Miles' Nervine. 40 years the standard. A Pure Cream Tartar Powder BOTAt, Contains Ammonia. TAYLOR'S ONE SPOOK. Contains Alum and Ammonia. Dr. Price gives larger and fuller cans than those of any other Baking Powder manufacturer. Above cut represents the comparative size of one pound can each "Dr. Price's," Royal" and "Taylor's One Spoon." These cans were set side by side, then photographed down in exact proportions to admit the plate in this space. Ask your grocer to set a one pound can of any other brand alongside 1 Ib. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder, and observe the difference, as illustrated above. Adulterated powders may usually be detected by their heavier bulk, as shown by the email cans, and these scantily filled, often containing a circular to help fill out the cans. It is a singular fact that many of the ammonia and alum baking powders are advertised When the farmers of a district elect a man whom they hope will attend to the industries of the State and may have climbed over the garden wall of politics to vote for him, and find that he only wanted office to serve party, there is keen disappointment. If such fellows have the lash laid on their backs their yells will distress nobody. It must be quite interesting to voters to watch their ventures in this regard. An Eastern man tells us that economy in farming must come from co-operation on large farms. We think the reverse. The small farm pays the best. Machinery can be more economically used on large farms, but the most profitable farming of our day Is not conducted with much machinery. The man who milks cows and makes first-rate butter is making most money in Iowa just now, and cows are kept cheapest in summer on first-rate pastures, and kept cheapest in winter on corn and clover hay, with some by-feeds that come cheapest. Those who sow clover seed for the first time on new land may get benefit from scattering some earth over the land taken ftom a field where clover has grown. New discoveries point to this as a necessity. Clover growing provides the microbe that is the agent in bringing nitrogen from the atmosphere, so say experimenters. The failures that occur to have clover grow at first on new land may be for want of this microbe that abounds in the soil where clover has grown. Experiments can only be made by farmers on new prairie. It is worth trying. The Iowa farmer is compelled to do more work than the farmer can do elsewhere. The soil suits machinery so well that this is dona As lands have gone up in price, interest has been made on investment by one man doing more work through better machinery every succeeding year. The next economic step will be to lessen the cost of production by getting better crops. There are infinite capabilities in Iowa soil. The profit comes from the extra prices got for fine butter and cheese, first-class meats heavy crops, superior horses and tures that are doing their utmost. lion* twyond Iowa prices to make butter to Mllin Beaton at the «ame price wa tall at. Penniylvfcnia dairymen buy Iowa corn and pay still more freight to make butter to sell at the same price we get in Boston. Massachusetts dairymen buy Iowa corn as the basis of a ration to feed their dairy cows to make butter to sell in Boston market at the same price we sell for, although the corn costs them more than twice as much as it costs us here. Iowa corn raisers seem to go into business partnership with dairymen all along the route to the Atlantic seabord, but the eastern dairymen get the bulk of the profits. There are fifty boys in the four years' course at the agricultural college. This is not equaled in any other college in America. Farming will pay better when the Ames college shall have sent out a few well trained young farmers into each locality in the state. They will do something connected with the farm, because that will pay them better than anything else. There are idle creameries enough to give jobs to all that can be educated for several years if they gave attention to nothing else, and at salaries equal to those earned by graduates from any other course in any other college. Many creameries do not pay because the operators have not learned their business in all its details. Tho boys at Ames have the finest creamery in Iowa running six days in every week for no purpose but to educate the students. But the students in the agricultural course are taught many sciences as well as that pertaining to dairying. er can buy a few bushels of flat ind get it ground or boil it. We would not substitute the flax sooner than a month. Avoid souring the milk by all means, and avoid feeding It cold to young calves. Feed the skim milk and flax longer than you would the new milk «md this will make up for all the loss of growth while feeding it. Bulletin 14 of the Iowa station tells of an experiment of this kind. The calves fed on skim milk and flax did quite as well as the calves fed the full milk, after the milk feeding time was over. The fat of flax will not cost two cents a pound at present, while one pound of butter will buy many pounds of it. Save here. Many a little makes a nickel. Our carriers are good, bad and indif- 'erent. Our railway service and postof- flce service are really good, our express ervice indifferent, and our telegraph and telephone service positively bad. favor putting the latter under the federal government, and they are very industriously working for it. W ana- maker would make the wires serve the people. The old-fashioned postmaster, who tries to disoblige, only exists here and there. The old-fashioned conductor, less than a gentleman, has been relegated to freight trains and sleeping cars, With regard to the telegraph it is decidedly later than the postofflce in most cases. One can scarcely touch the express 6'fflce—it is so exorbitant. The railway fronts are cheaper and so well arranged that few can afford to use the express. Of all public carriers the post- office is nearest perfection and the railways a good second. and pas- as "Absolutely Pure," All official examinations prove that it would be safe to reject all powders labeled absolutely pure. The economy in tismg Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder does not consist alone in the fact that much larger and fuller cans are given, but Dr. Price's is a stronger, purer and more wholesome baking powder than any other known. Does better work, and goes farther, hence more economical in every way. What woman would use an ammonia or alum baking powder if she knew it ? Such powders not only undermine the health, but ammonia gives to the complexion a sallow and blotched appearance. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is reported by all authorities as free from ammonia, alum, lime, or any other adulterant. The purity of this ideal powder has never been questioned. Rejuse all substitutes. They consul either ammonia or alum. Cornell station has fed cows on pasture for three years, with a grain ration, and concludes that the increase of milk does no more than pay for the grain. This is useful information for eastern people, but with us grain is so much cheaper that a profit would certainly result, especially where pastures are short. We can think of no better market to take our surplus corn to than a dairy cow on a poor pasture. It would keep her in milk until grass grew. However, grain would not be as cheap as some green feed that can be grown lor use in the hot weather. We would feed the Iowa cow generously of every good thing we have. There is no reason why a farmer can not keep some first rate cows; have a baby separator convenient into which he can strain the milk as it is taken from the cows; separate it at its natural heat; then cool the cream down to ripening temperature; feed the skim milk warm to the calves there and then, with as much flax meal as will replace the oil taken out by the separator; churn with the power that separates—that may be a growing bull or heifer—work and pack his butter, and put it away in a refrigerator, cooled with ice put up by himself, until it is convenient to ship It, and beat any creamery under the sun making choice butter. We make butter at Ames with 30 cent corn as the basis of the cow's ration, and •ell the butter In Boston tt 80 cents • pound. Elgin farmers, Jn Wneit, &n» low* corn and pay faifbt and commt* It is entirely practical for anyone desiring to engage in dairying to tike a lot of common cows and, by testing their milk, and rejecting those that do not give paying quantities of fat, build up a herd that will give excellent results. A male must be used from a good milking dam, and all heifer calves that do not promise well must be sent to the butcher. This ia one side of it, the other is generous feeding. If rich milk is to be had rich feed must be given. A three per cent cow may be more profitable than a six per cent. cow. She will be if she gives more pounds of "butter fat and casine on the same feed. The breed depends upon the farm. If you have a heavy soil that gives heavy crops of grass and grain you need not imagine that you can keep small cows. Well fed Iowa cows will be large, Iowa boys and colts and all animal life well fed grow larger than their ancestors from scantier fare. OPTIONS. An option is presented to Iowa farmers to procure things better than other people, and cheaper as well as better, or compete with those who produce cheap, common things. There is a great deal of grain land that has been recently brought under cultivation. It is new nnd good and yields well. Consequently grain is sure to sell at moderate price's for years to come. We are farming better than we did some years ago and increasing the average yield. There are no more new lands worth mention, but the occupied lands are yielding better, which will increase the average yield' This raises tho price of our lands, but will not, soon raise tho price of the grains that are grown on them. So we see no immediate prospect of making money by growing grain to sell. There are too many at that. There are too many western farmers producing cheap things —light horses, poor cattle, inferior sheep and pork from corn. These things give a bare living to Iowa farmers. We may do better. We have an option to produce the best of everything that grass and grain can grow. Many western farmers are doing this and making money at it. Nothing is better assured than wealth to the farmer who rises above the dead level of cheap things. The State is full of rich farmers who have made money by keeping a step ahead in one or more departments of the farm. But there are too many farmers who compete with the man who raises the cheap horse, cheap steer, cheap pound of butter and cheese, cheap fleece of wool and the like. What one does another can do. Options in this regard are legitimate, and taken on the right side are sure to win. Mr. J. K Blftize, an extensive real estate dealer in Des Molnes* Iowa, a*r- fowly escaped one of the severest attacks *t pneumonia while in the northern part of that state during a recent blizzard, says the Saturday Review. Mr. Blalze had occasion to drive several miles during the storm and was so thoroughly chilled that he was unable to get warm, and la- side of an hour after his return ho was threatened with a severe case of pneumonia or lung fever. Mr. Blaize sent to the nearest drug store and got a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, of which he had often heard, and took a number of largo doses. He says the effect was wonderful and that in a. short timo he was breathing quite easily. II C kept on taking the medicine und the next day was able to come to Dos Moincs. Mr Blaizn regards his euro as simply wonderful. 00 cent bottles for anlu by Dr L A Sheet/. ' ' ' Canada maple syrup-something fl nc ut LANGDCW & HUDSON. People who havo to live find out who they niv.-. al one never ii'M Arncna ftnlvc. The best salve iii the world for cuts braises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains corns, and nil skin eruptions, nrirl positively cures Piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25ceuts box. For sale by Dr. L. A. Sheet*. per at F. S. Bowyer asks you to call and sec how cheap you can purchase a good watch the truest repen- To do so no more is tance. Prof. Shaw of the agricultural experiment station at Guelph, Canada, has been feeding six breeds of cattle and the native for comparison. They were Galloway, Shorthorn, Angus, Hereford, Devon, Holstein and scrub. They were fed from the earliest calfhood to finish and the bulletin gives us their first year's performance: The Galloway made a daily gain of 3.10 pounds; the Shorthorn, 2.44; Angus, 2.07; Hereford, 2.47; Devon, 2.20; Holstein, 2.42; the scrub, 2.30, The cost of feed for the Galloway was $27.22; Shorthorn, $47.53; Angus $43.02; Hereford, $46.47; Devon, $41.02; Holstein, $48.53; scrub, $39.61. The valuation put on the improved breeds is 5$ cents a pound and on the scrub 3f cents. The professor concludes that feeding scrubs is not profitable when conditions are favorable. He admits that the individuality of the animals may have had effect in growth. Here we have a set off to Prof. Sanborn, who says scrubs feed as well as any breed. THE CALF AND 1X8 MILK. Butter is dear. The calf must be raised. We can not afford to raise it on new milk. It costs too much. Nothing equals mothers' milk for any young .hing, but we can take a poor milker and put two calves on her and with some oats and oil meal get calves reared 10 the point of thriving on grass and grain, or we can take the calf at a month old and take the fat off the milk and substitute cheaper fat that will do fairly well, and if care is taken to keep he milk sweet and feed it warm, we can raise calves very nearly as well as on new full milk. A little flax ground or boiled will do this. Estimate one-thud of the ground flax as fat. The other iwo-thirds is good feed for a calf as well as the fat is—mostly flesh forming in- grdients called albuminoids. Butter sells for 30 cents in the East just now and we can not afford to pour it down the calf's throat Corn meal will not answer as well as flax meal. It is mow likely to scour the calf. Wise feeders flwc meal with the oil out with own to pwvant scouring. HoU,^ 4, OCR PRAIRIE ROADS. We have had bad roads this winter and the usual discussions relative to methods to mend them. All sorts of suggestions have been given. The difficulty is, and will remain, we have no material to make roads of. Some counties have not a gravel bank or stone quarry in their bounds. How are roads to be made there? One thing can be done. The roads can be put in proper shape and in wet places underdrained. This will give us good, natural roads, excepting in spring thaws, when the weather changes often before it settles for summer. We think tne time will come when steel raila will be laid along the main roads, and the space between improved by some means. Plank is out of the question, gravel is not often to be had within 100 miles. Macadam is not practical for want of rock to make it out of. Brick would cost loo much yet. Asphalt does not exist in sufficient quantities known to the world. Invention may evolve a process of hardening our clays sufficient ly and cheaply, but all that most neighborhoods can do will be to shape up the roads so as to shed off the rains. The soil from the hill tops improves the surface of the roads in the more mucky lowlands. This is an evil attendent upon our rich loamy soil that would be a blessing to many farming countries that have nothing to grow crops on but road material. We suppose it would annoy a fly to drown in molasses, or a toper to perish in a butt of beer, or those who like to tickle their noses to smother in a puncheon of snuff, and it does annoy an Iowa man to have bad roads now and then, because the soil is all so good, but we would "rather bear the ills we have than fly to others we know not of." Vromniiiced JUopolosw, Yet .Saved *rom a letter written by Mrs. Ada, E Hurd, of Groton, S. D., we quote: "Was taken with a bad cold, which settled on my Lungs, cough set in and finally terminated in Consumption. Four doctors gave me up, saying I could live but a short time. I g ave myself up to my Saviour, determined if I could not stay with my friends on earth, I wou ld meet my absent ones above. My husband was advised to get Dr. King's New Discovery tor Consumption, Coughs and Colds I gave it a trial, took in all eight bottles- it has cured me, and thank God I am now a well and hearty woman " Trial bottles free at Dr. L. A. Sheet/, Dru«* store, regular size, 50c. and $1. Uncle Sam lawyers. boasts two negro women QUESTIONS ANSWERED. LUMP JAW. WEBSTER CITY, lowa.-I' have a two- year-old steer afflicted with a soft bunch under his jaw and and another Just under nis right ear. The former is broken out in two places. Is there any cure? I see cures advertised. Are they valuable?, HBUBY YOUNGCLASS. The steer has lump jaw and may as well be , killed. When these lumps are small they can be cured, but it is not certainly permanent and may break out again. We doubt the sure cures too much to pay money for them. There % is dispute about the injury to the meat. We wou.d kill the animal and burn or bury it deep, as the disease extends to other animals. TIMOTHY—STJGAB BEETS. BLAIBSBUBG, Iowa.-(l) I would like advice about sowing timothy seed. How much will cover an acre? (a) is suear beete better to feed cows than mangels? \9) iiow much can a man raise on an acre? /,\ a , , MOSES HILL. (I) Bow timothy seed more or less, according to the time you sow and the condition of the land. Half a peck wfll do sown early on land in good condition. A whole peck will not be too much sown late and on badly prepared seed bed. New land needs mote than old land. You must judge. (3) Mangels are than sugar beeta for feeding, have leas sugar and more flesh (8) Tlw average few* acre **^&W ^PUfv The best spring medicine is a dose or two of St. Patrick's Pills. They not only physic but cleanse tho whole system and purify the blood. For sale by Dr L A Sheets. A man in a brown study must have some object to give color to his thoughts. It is a fixed and immutable law that to have good, sound health one must hare pure, rich and abundant blood. There is no shorter nor surer route than by a course of DeWitt's Sarsapdrilla. For sule by F. W. Dingley. A merchant may drive a fast horse, but he never objects to taking other people's dust. Good Looks. Good looks are more than skin deepf depending upon a healthy condition of all the vital organs. If the Liver be inactive, you have a Bilious Look, if your stomach be disordered you have a Dye peptic Look and if your Kidneys be affected you have a Pinched Look. Secure good health and you will have good looks. Electric Bitters is the great alterative and Tonic acts directly on these vital organs. Cures Pimples, Blotches, Boils and gives a good complexion. Sold at Dr. L. A. Sheetz Drugstore, Me. per bottle. Administration Notice. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Peter Swanson, late of Kossuth County, Iowa, deceased. All persons in any manner indebted to said estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned; and those having claims against the said estate will file them with the clerk of the district court of Kossuth Co.. Iowa, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance. Dated this 16th day of March, A. D.. 1892. LENA SWANSON, T, ™ „ m ' Administratrix. By F. M. Taylor, her Atty. 25-28 Notice of Incorporation of the Algona Co-Operative Creamery Company. T HE name of this Corporation shall be The Algona Co-operative Creamery Co., aud the principal place of business shall be at Algona, Iowa. The general nature of the business to be transacted by this corporation shall be to collect and manufacture inte butter and cheese or either, the milk belonging to the subscribers of its capital stock, and to purchase aud manufacture milk, cream and other dairy products • eggs and poultry, aud to yell the same; and may put in and run for profit and the benefit of the stock holders, a feed grinder and feed mill with machinery necessary to run the same, and to do whatever in the judgment of the directors may be necessary to make the aforesaid busl- uess successful. The Capital stock of this corporation shall be $4.000.00, Into 80 shares of $50.00 each, with privilege of Increasing to $8,000.00. divided into 100 shares of 50,00 each, upon resolution passed by Board of Directors. v This corporation shall commence business April 1st, 1892. and shall continue twenty years unless sooner dissolved. The attain of this corporation shall be vested in a board of five directors, elected by and from among the stockholders, at annual meeting on flrat Saturday of January of each year, ancTthe directors shall elect such other officers as are provided for by the By-laws ot this OorpoJa- TUe highest amount of indebtedness this corporation cau legally contract shall at no tune «««*d o»e hiU «t its paid up Capita) BtockT Tfee private property, ot the WoeJklooldew Mow)* ""W*^ WBBfcftW*

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