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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 8, 1892
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THE RKPUHLICAX, ALGONA, IOWA, WKDNKSOAY, JUN 8, 1SD2. Highest of all in Leavening Power,—Latest U. S. Gov't Report, Baking Powder Farm and Stock Yard. ABSOLUTELY PURE IOWA NEWS ITEMS. The Mason City Daily Times lias been sold to W. B. Ten-ill, The annual convention of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of Iowa was held at Sioux City last week. James Dooley, the murderer of Mrs. Coons and her 8-year-old daughter at Prescott, has been sentenced to be hung June o of next year. Attorney J. J. Shea was held up mid robbed in Council Bluffs Wednesday evening by three men. There is talk o'f a vigilance committee to clear the town of thugK. The annual convention of the German Baptist Brethren, or Dunkards, is in session at Cedar Rapids. Delegates are present from nil parts of the. United States to the number of 12,000 or 15,000. The state prohibition convention met last week at DCS Moines, about one hundred delegates being present. A full state ticket headed by Rev. S. H. Taft, of Humboldt, was placed in nomination. William Morrow, of Mondamin, one of Harrison county's supervisors, left his horn? on horseback about ten days ago to do some county work near Little Sioux, and has mysteriously disappeared. The storage batteries furnished by the now defunct Accumulator company of Philadelphia having failed after a year's trial, the Detroit overhead system has been established on the Shomberg street line at Dubuque. William T. Banninger has been arrested at ,Cedar Rapid's on a telegram from the marshal of Iowa City on a charge of wife murder. Hs claims that his wife left liim about a year ago, and is alive to the best of his knowledge. By the giving way of the roadbed of sand filling which had been undermined by the high water a Burlington switch engine was precipitated into the Fourth street slough at Dubuque and Fireman Edwin Good, of Chicago, was killed. At Des Moines, after twelve hours' deliberation, the jury in the Crafton murder case returned a verdict for murder in the second degree. Crafton, a few months ago. shot Mabel Schwartz, a Sioux City woman, in a house of bad repute. Interviews with a large number of leading farmers in Southern Iowa develop the fact that cereals are in much better condition than generally supposed. There is great promise of an exceptional yield in small grain, and the corn crop will fully meet expectations unless cut off by an early frost. The packers of Cedar Rapids have petitioned the railroads for a reduced rate on packing house products. They claim that the present rates discriminate against them in favor of Chicago. What they want is a rate of 5 cents per 100 pounds from Cedar Rapids to the Mississippi river, which would make 11 cents to Chicago, as against the present rate of 20 cents. John Erin*! and Harry Woods, with their families moved a short time ago from Coif ax Springs to farms near Sioux City. They havo not been heard of since the Lite floods, und diligent inquiry by their relatives has failed to discover where they are. It is believed by their friends that both families were lost in the floods, which spread over their lands and did great damage. Mrs. R. W. Huston, of Eldora, wax burned to death Friday in a most horrible manner by an explosion of gasoline. A domestic was carrying the inflammable finid in an open vessel when an explosion occurred, enveloping Mrs. Huston, two children and the domestic in names. The domestic and children are still living, though in a most dangerous condition. News has been received that Howard Emerson, a native of Dubuque. has been t'oniid by his brothers wandering on the street-' of Philadelphia in rag.s. He ha;, been I'hiced in an asylum at Piainfield. N. ,1. lie was in Dulmque three weeks ago on his annual visit, and a few day;, after Lis departure news came from New York that he had not returned and was $60,000 .short. There seems to be a good prospect now for the erection of a tin plate mill in Iowa. The officials of the Santa Feroad have interested themselves in a proposal looking toward the location in Fort Madison of a factory backed by tin plate manufacturers of Wales and iron workers in Chicago. If proper inducements are offered it is said that a factory employing 400 men can be secured for the city. When Mr. Charles Block opened the grave of his wife in Ha/Jewood cemetery, near Montezuma last week, he found the coffin full of water and his wife's remains petrified to solid stone. It took five men to lift the coffin out of the grave. The woman's flesh was fair and her hair black and glossy as in life. A bunch of rows in her hand had become solid stone. The body had been buried eig lit years. A SMALL APPROPRIATION. No«tl» Uukolu's Lt-gUliiture Pusses n IVoi-M's Fair Hill. BISMARCK, June 4.—After a three days' session both bouses have adjourned. Governor Burke has attached his signatures to all the bills passed. Oliver's railroad platform bill came up in the senate. The attempts to amend it failed. During the discussion the railroad cominte- sioners were severely roasted. The most exciting event was the consideration of the world's fair bill. It was •strenously opposed, but finally passed, appropriating $13.500 for a building and uothing for any other purpose. Bought by Knjjlishiiien. MILWAUKEE. June 7.—Charles M. Kipp and Benjamin J. Kipp of this city have sold the Gem silver mine in the Canir d'Alene district for £980.000. The purchasers are members of an English syndicate. The Kipps left for Idaho to close the deal. A UlilliDii Friends, A friend iu need is a friend indeed, and not less than one million people have found just such a friend iu Dr. King's new discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds.—If you have never used this great cough medicine, one trial will convince you that it has wonderful curative powers in all diseases cf the throat, chest and lungs. Each bottle is guaranteed to do all that is claimed or money will be refunded. Trial bottles free at Dr. L A. Sheetz drug store. Large bottles 50c. and $1.00. For the 2nd Annual Convention Baptist Young People Union of America, which meets at Detroit, Mich., July 14 17, a rate of one lowest limited first-class fare will be in effect from Algona via the C. M. & St. P. R'y. Deserving Praise. We desire to say to our citizens, that for years we have been selling Dr. King's new discovery for consumption, Dr. King's New Life Pills, Bucklen's Arneca Salve and Electric Bitters, and have never handled remedies that sell as well, or that have given such universal satisfaction. We do not hesitate to guarantee then: every time, and we stand ready to refund the purchase price, if satisfactory results do not follow their use. These remedies have won their great popularity purely on their merits. Dr. L. A. Sheetz Druggist. CREEDE IN ASHES. Tin- New Colorado Mining Town in Ruins. Loss SI, OOO.OOO. CUEEDE, Colo., June ~>.— Creede the newest and most famous of Colorado's mining camps is in ruins and the loss is SI ,000,01)0, while hundreds of families are homeless. The fire started in a house on Main and Cliff streets and in a short time the entire town was in ashes. The fire swept up Chimney Gulch before a strong wii.d and house after house took fire and added to the blaze. Most of the inhabitants were in bed when the alarm was given. The shouts of men and women as they rushed out into the street increased the confusion. There was no available fire apparatus and they could only gaze on the burning structures from a safe distance for they could do nothing to uuunch tiie flames. Delicious. BISCUIT. MUFFINS. WAFFLES. CORN BREAD. GRiDDLT C>:.Kr.V;v. DUMPLINGS. POT PIES. PUDDINGS. CAKES. DOUGHNUTS, lire-, tn-jy \-••.'•'. ";,.: .'••;•••; j:..l:y :,;:.: ,•;:;• :.;;.-!v i:i.r^t ':':•; :',im ynnned, noi L'<:I ::•.•_• .•:!.! ;;:!! <>!' i.i^.j/, ::s ;.;•.•.,• tiic biscuit mude I 1 .in;.;- rxnvder. Price';; Cream Baking; Pow- from ammonia der produces work that is beyond comparison and yet costs no more than the adulterated ammonia or alum powders. Dr. Price's stands for pure food and good JAMES WILSON, EDTTOII. Bo suie to warm tho skim milk for the calf. Tho cows must not cl^-ink foul water If the best milk is expected. Extra cultivation will hurry the corn along, but do not continue it too long. The average yield of tho cow is being increased by better feeding. Few herds are being fed as well as it would pay to feed them. There is to be a monster creamery started in Chicago. Chicago cows give down oleo, the concern will turn out bogus butter and skim milk filled cheese. Get stock on clover gradually, and to insure their perfect safety, keep them on it. Wet clover is especially dangerous to animals that arc not accustomed to it. President Mitchell, of the Milwaukee railway, gives $-2000 for tho scholarships in the farm department of tho Wisconsin university, doubling his gift of last year. Tho killing of weeds is not the main object in cultivating. It is only incidental. Cultivation must bo clonR where there are no weeds to get a good crop, or a good crop may not bo had. Land will crust rapidly, this spring, owin 1 .? to tho amount of moisture in it. Good cultivation will consist'in breaking up the crusts as often as they form, preventing them from forming. Extra care must be taken to clean the cows' vessels this spring, owing to the condition of the soil, or milk will be ruined for butter or cheese making. Strainers will not prevent dark streaks in the product. Butter made in different parts of Iowa is very different in color. Blue grass butter in summer requires no coloring, while butter made from some—indeed most other grasses—require more or less coloring matter. The eastern markets are very fastidious on this point. It will pay dairyman to study it a good deal and note the effect of different feeds on coloring. Some vegetables, notably carrots and beets, color butter, while others like potatoes do not color butter at all. Wo do not criticize the use of harmless colors, but it is easy enough to color through the feed, both in summer and winter. We have no pasture grass like blue grass for all purposes and for all the seasons. Milk hauled eleven miles to the college creamery at Ames comes just now in as good condition as what is hauled two miles'. But in the dog days it will likely be different. Lot somebody set about inventing a wagon for keeping milk cool while it is being hauled to the creamery. Any cover to keep the sun oil' will be a benefit. Wet woolen blankets are the best protection yet used or thought of. It is quite a vital point and means money to the creamery people. But it seems to us a simple device could be invented to set on the wheels. The common wsgon box is not long enough and provision should be made to cool, keep cool and conserve coolness while in the wagon. Ton thousand farmers will feed cattle for market during the summer, and as many during the next winter. The Iowa station at Ames would like to correspond with a number of feeders so as to establish co-operation. It would be valuable to all the feeders of the State to learn the results of feeding different grains and fodders. The station would analyze the feeds from enough localities to get facts regarding the nutritive values. The farmers could feed as they please, but it would be necessary to have exact weighings done of animals and feed during the operations. We think much information could hi; had for general benefit. It might not be convenient for many farmers to weigh but if several could and would, we would like to hear from them. The Iowa farmer is driven, by the weather, from one extreme to another. Drouths have prevailed for years, now we are drenched with rain. Land that yielded heavily in grain will have to bo put back Jn grass again, and the naturally better drained soils will be our most valuable. Fortunately for our people Iowa responds comparatively well in all seasons. The most of the surface is black, sandy loam underlaid with porous clay. In drouths the depth of the soil Insures good crops, and in wet times the porous subsoil drains the land naturally. The lower lands and sloughs that will be too wet this season will now have tile laid in them whero this has not been done already. Tile are much cheaper and much better than they have been, and land is more valuable, besides, money is cheaper and to bi; had by every good man. If congress will not protect the dairy Interests agaiusl fraduk-nt imitations, we must send dairymen. They will push things in that line an I vote right when the bills an; 11 . Congress has entirely too many lellowj occupying seats who do nut al all represent the people's industries who SMIL them there. Try the dairymen once They are pretty good representative men. The cooperative associations that run creameries have opportunities to look into this. Nor is this the onty direction in which the wojfci farmer needs legjsJafcta, JJ ' rascals from robbing those who work. Send creamcrymen. They made excellent legislators at Dos Moines last winter. They are generally well informed. Try them, 100 of them for once. The theory Is advanced by Prof. Robertson, of Ontario, Canada, that the feed of the cow can be weakened by giving more fodder and less grain, and still the milk How will keep up in quantity and quality. This may bo the case where the cow is getting too much grain, but there is a point below which nutritious feed can not be withheld and good milk In generous quantities had. Winter feeding with grains will often build up the cow's system without increasing milk very much at the time, but as soon as the cow goes to grass the winter's generous feeding tolls, when, on the ether hand, light winter feeding doos not prepare the cow for a good season's work, Besides, we have abundance of cheap grains and can not afford to with hold them. The Canadians may figure closer with profit, but we doubt It. Bro. Oabrllson faVors a good cow dog to bring up the cows. Well, we will concede that to him. We suggest, however, that tho dog be so old that he can not run the cows, and that his teeth be so worn that he can not bite them. Everyone who has analy/.ed the milk of a cow day after day on the same feed, knows how tho milk varies In quantity and quality. A lively run home before a lively dog will change the milk and its quality for butter making. We doubt tho average dog. Where one good one is found a score exist that would raise the temperature of the cows. There may be exceptions to the general rule, but we have farmed thirty-seven years In Iowa and never felt the need of a dog. They average bad. Then who could afford to keep a dog all day to score the cows a little in the evening?. But our friend is good and may be we are wrong. Injury from fat is known to be brought about by too heavy feeding, but there are many conditions concerning it. When the calf or colt" has plenty of milk and grain it grows plump, and if it Is carefully fed this fine form can be safely kept up. The young thing not rounded out never has as good a form fed on afterwards. There is a difference between a form filled out with muscle and one blown out with fat. An animal will get rounded out on a fine pasture and this form may be safely maintained during the winter and plump animals eat less to sustain them than lean ones. Injury is usually brought about by heating feed given to excess. The re-productive organs are affected, breeding is prevented by absolute fat. Irritation, inflamation, atrophy and fatty degeneRation all follow when the animal is ruined as a breeder. A British writer says: "The Harrison administration is so much under the influence of the Tammany that it made the treasury ruling relative to requiring better pedigrees with imported stock to suit that corrupt organization." We never bsfore thought Tammany cared about pedigrees of animals. It would seem to us over here that our British cousins might do well to get a few primal facts about this country, or avoid comparisons altogether. There Is no more spicy reading than what one finds in foreign . papers parading the wrath over there over our treasury rulings. We would exclude every hoof until they admit our cattle, and only regret that such a step has not been taken. If Secretary Rusk will do this he will have backing enough, then let those who sell to us over there interview Mr. Chapin and the cattle Interests he serves. It is an old subject, but ever new. If you raise a calf, keep growth going on at some pace. Where milk Is made into butter it does not pay to grow the calf on full milk unless it is designed for some other purpose than beef. .Skim milk and oil meal will raise a calf, if the milk is warmed up to blood heat. We would let them have full milk for a month, then gradually substitute skim milk with flax meal. For this purpose we would use ground flax or boiled flax. The calf needs all the fat in the seed. Begin with a little and increase until it begins to have a laxative effect. It will pay to give oats to the calves as soon as they will eat them, and by all means feed good hay or turn them into a pasture. The calf fed on skim milk may not grow as fast as one fed on full milk, but feed the skim milk longer and make up the difference. Cold milk will scour a young calf. The Rural New Yorker says it is the most difficult problem of city marketing to-day—where to get a good cheese. The vociferousness by which a large number of leading journals uphold skimming is as demoralizing as the Louisana lottery. It not only encourages dishonesty, but it reacts upon the heads of all who make skim milk cheese. The people have forgotten or have not learned how to use cheese, there Is so very little to buy. Because one cow in a herd gives 5 per cent, milk, while the herd averages :u the season through, a theory is formulated setting forth the loss to a cheese of making it from 5 per cent. milk. The average of no herd, during summer, is too rich. Prof. Robertson has put as high as 0 per cent fat in a cheese and made good cheese, while the skimmjng by law or without law, down to any per cent, is ruining the business. People will not eat tkew f»eely. tn the presence of some unsolved problems so often it is like "tho shadow of a great rock In a weary land" to have such a visitation of good fellows as the sheep shearing festival brought to Ames, Sheep men are gentlemen and very intelligent. They brought tho atmosphere of homo with them. What pleasure It was to entertain them, keenly enjoyed by students and faculty. The choir never sang so well before or since. How closely tho agricultural students watched every movement of those practical men, and tho flock masters seemed pleased to give instructions to the inquiring students. Agriculture will be taught well when every farm association takes a part and gives a lesson, a consummation coming about gradually. Every farmer in Iowa is Interested in the education of our youth, and something like this is at the bottom of our school system. The farmers can not expect all that is in his mind to ask about will be settled by one experiment at any station. Take corn fodder for example. Profs. Henry and Sanborn have been at work for many years to ascertain whether it is better to silo tho green corn or field cure It. They take different sides now but the reader who follows the experiments of both will got facts and information and reach conclusions to suit himself. So it is with most other fields. The questions wore asked last fall, "can the farmer leed his flax without having the oil expressed ? Can he get It ground in country grist mills? How much can he safely feed to different animals? Wh-it effect does it have on pregnant animals? The Iowa station fed to find out, and reported the facts as it found them. It will do it over again, when it can, and'report facts again. Some critics think definite conclusions should have been reached. They can not be in one trial. Reputation only is valuable. But the station did, find facts as well as indications. Many of the questions were answered. One thing must be borne in mind. The station workers are not likely to spend time and money in ascertaining what everybody is supposed know, what is accessible by opening a book, what has been settled. JCESS GKOWLING. An article in Bulletin No. 10, giving "hints to new beginners iu dairying" is criticized because it does not begin with the cow. It deals with the manufacture of milk into butter. There is room surely for everything that is well put in this line. No doubt there is room also for an article on the rearing, breeding and feeding of cows for milkers, and not enough said on one side of the question. Besides, it is a very delicate one to handle and comprehends a wide field that is comparatively fallow. We are not agreed in the first steps and dispute over breeds. We are not agreed about the age to breed, and the world is inquiring into rations with room to go on inquiring for a long time to come. He does well who speaks to the point on any feature of dairying and should have encouragement instead of censure. Dairying is more of a specialty than most farm departments, and not only so, but is sub-divided into several topics. He who understands the manipulation of milk is a rare man if he understands also the feeding for milk that is most profitable. In fact the pasture would be a subject worthy the steel of many newspaper gladiators. After the pasture its complement in the line of green feed to help out the pasture in drouths calls for wide inquiry and close investigation. So let us go at these subjects in detail instead of finding fault with those who address themselves to any of them. It is so easy to find fault; so difficult to blaze a new path through tangled woods. LOSS FROM YARDINtt. The annual report of the secretary of agriculture of Nova Scotia has an excellent article on tho Cheviot sheop, ono item of which we are impressed with. Tho Cheviot is a mountain sheop. It utilizes the scant herbage of a rough country and responds better than any other mountain sheep of Europe oti sim ilar pasture, and the main reason given is that there are no wolves to compel yarding, that if thera were it would not be .possible to get so much wool ami mutton from such pasturage This is well put and suggests to us that oui- sheep would respond still better it'we could safely leave them scattered on the fields over night as we can not. Is it not about time that the Iowa we are so proud of would get rid of wolves and yellow dogs so that the shepherd could do his utmost in the line of developing his work. What a comment, sure enough churches and Sunday schools and other evidences of great enlight- ment, a fourth of aU sent from America to starving Russia, goes from Iowa. The lowest per cent, of illiteracy found in the republic, half of our jails empty, and still we harbor wolves and dogs and the hounds that favor both- Verily Iowa has slack to take up. It is dishonest to keep a dog that possibly kills a sheep—a dog with nothing to do but please its master, that is not fed regularly and wanders from home as it is to harbor a known thief. The sheep can not do as well when they must be gathered at night, and penned up. They do best where they scatter over the pastures and walk as little as possible to gather their feed. In this light the wolf is a great detriment to, State prosperity, but the ' dog harbored by ihristian people ? part of our recognized IJiirUU-ii's ArmM'jl Siilvi:. The best salve in the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skiu eruptions, and positively cures Piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25cents per box. For sale by Dr. L. A. Sheetz. 25 fi-m Torpid Liver osa Dr. Miles' Pills. Four bodies were found hanging to one tree near Buffalo, Wyo., a relic of the re- ent war among the cattlemen. The J'ojHiliition »f Algnna Is about 2,500, and we would say at least one-half are troubled with some affection on the Throat and Lungs, as those complaints are, .according to statistics, more numerous than others. We would advise all our readers not to neglect the opportunity to call on their druggist and get a bottle of Kemp's Balsam for ihe throat and lungs. Trial size free Large bottle 50c. and $1. Sold^jy all druggists. The Rock Island freight depot at Council Blufls burned, together with its contents. Mr, Chas. N. Hauer Of Frederick, Mel., suffered terribly for over ten years with abscesses and running sores on Iil3 left log. Ho wasted away, grew weak and thin, and wa3 obliged to use a cane and crutch. Everything which could be thought of was done without good result, until ho began taking '8 which effected a perfect cure. Mr. Ilnuer Is now in t;ie boat of health. Full particulars of hi.i ca^o will bo sp.ntall who address C. I. HOOD £ Co., Lowell, Mass. HOOD'S PlLUG arc tho best aftor-rtlnner Fills, assist digestion, euro headache ami biliousness. From Frieinl to J>'rieii<l Goes the story of the excellence of Hood's Sarsaparillaand what it has accomplished, and this is the strongest advertising which is done on behalf of this medicine. We endeavor to tell honestly what Hood's Sarsaparilla is and what it will do, but what it has done is far more important and far more potent. Its unequalled record of cures is sure to convince those who never tried Hocd's Sarsaparilla that it is an excellent medicine. • One-half the world doesn't know how the other half lives; but the women are trying their best to remedy that.—Puck. The Handsomest Lady in Algoua. Remarked to a friend the other day that she knew Kemp's Balsam for the throat and lungs was a superior remedy, as it stopped her cough instantly when other cough remedies had no'effect whatever. So to prove this and convince you of its merit merit, any druggist wil give you a sample bottle free. Large bottle 50c. $1. Wee Pet—Kiltie doesn't like my dollie EBmma—Why do you think so? Wee Pet-Wen I put 'er in dollie's lap, she doesn't purr a bit.—Good News Whitens a nil Softens the.Skin. Rozodoro is the safest of all toilet preparations for whitening the complexion. It is a hygienic luxury, being most agreeable to use and leaving the skin in a pure, refreshed and healthy condition. Delicately perfumed. Mrs. D. B. Howard, San Francisco, writes, "It has made my skin pure and white as a little child's." Price 75cts. Tryabottle. Seut free on receipt of price, in plain wrapper. Address, The Rozodoro Co., South Bend, Ind. Agents wanted. 3 It makes all the difference iu the world whether a man or a maid calls you "my dearfellow." Marsliall Hall's ready method in drowning, as to what to do and how to do it, will be found in Dr. Kaufman's Medical Work; fine colored-, plates from life Send three 2-cent stamps,^' to pay postage, to A. P. Ordway & Co.,^ Boston, Mass., and receive a copy free. Lot Die Show you what a saving I have made during the last year by being my own doctor. Last year I paid out $96.25 for doctors and their medicine; this year I paid $5.00 for six bottles of Sulphur Bitters, and they have kept health in my whole family. They are the best and purest medicine ever made.—Charles King, 60 Temple Street, Boston Mass. Hall's Hair Renewer contains the natural food for keeping tho hair healthy. "Is this hot enough for youi" is a silly question: but if you meet a man who complains of suffering from the heat, ten to one you will find, on inquiry, that he does not use Ayer's Sarsaparilla to tone up his system and free his blood from irritating humors. C. M. & St. e. lly. Democratic National Convention to be held at Chicago beginning June 21st excursion tickets will be sold June 17th to 21st, return coupon good until July 6th, at one fare for the rouad trip (f 11,53). «*&%?..£»«?»*!^0<meuttqo ^roWbitlon iiuutei} -ted «r v n

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