The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 29, 1890 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 29, 1890
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1 ABLISHM) 1866, ALGOHA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29,1890, VOL, LOAK SALE! Jctober.30 - October 30 -ATT Our cloak salesman will be here Oct. 30, and any person wishing something new in the Cloak, Cape, or Wrap line we wpTild be pleased to have call. AS. TAYLOR. Keep warm in cold weather. To aid you in doing so the GRANGE STORE FAST MAIL LIKE with electric lighted and steam heated vestlbuled trains between Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Minneapolis. TUANS-CONTINENTAL ROUTS with i electric lighted and steam heated vestlbuled trains Between Chicago and Council Bluffs, Omaha, or St. Paul and the Pacific coast. GREAT NATIONAL ROUTE between Chicago, Kansas City, and St. Joseph, Mo. 5700 MILES OP ROAD reaching all principal points In Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, South and North Dakota. For maps, time tables, rates of passage and freight, etc., apply to the nearest station agent of the 6hlcago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway, or to any railway agent anywhere In the world. A. V. H. CARPENTER, General Passenger and Ticket Agent. ROSWELL MILLER, General Manager. information In reference to lands and towns owned by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company, write to H. G. Haugen, land commissioner, Chicago, 111. WE AEE ALL AMERICANS, The Patriotic Utterances of a Descendant of the Hollanders—The Issue in Wisconsin, Theodore Roosevelt Tells Why People Who Adopt This Country Should Sympathize with It. THE CHICAGO AND KQRTH-WESTERN RAILWAY.; Affords unrivaled facilities for transit between the most important cities and towns in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Northern Michigan, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The train service is carefully adjusted to meet the requirements of through and local travel, and includes FAST VESTJBTJLED TEAINS of dining cars, sleeping cars, and day coaches, running solid between Chicago and ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS, COUNCIL BLUFFS, OMAHA, ' AND DENVER. Pullman and "Wagner Sleepers Chicago to San Francisco, Chicago to Portland, Oregon, without change. worn- Offers you a large assortment of Underwear—mens,' ens,' and children's—all sizes, styles and prices. A full stock of Saxony, Spanish, and German Knitting Yarn, and a complete line of Hosiery. We bought'before the advance in prices, and will give you the benefit of it while present stock lasts. Don't delay. Prices will not be lower this season. FURNITURE STORE. J. R. LAIRD, Proprietor. COLONIST SLEEPERS Chicago to Portland, Ore., and San Francisco. Free Reclining Chair Cars from Chicago to Denver, via Council B. and Omaha. Theodore Roosevelt, in a long letter to the Madison, Wis., State Journal discusses the relations of the various nationalities represented in America, and says; The republicans of Wisconsin claim that the the state has the right to insist on the compulsory education of the children of its citizens in the legal language of the state and of the American union. They admit, as I understand it, that the present school law needs amendment, but they oppose its repeal and stand up stoutly for its great underlying principle, which is that American children shlpibe brought up to read and write the language of the country, the language of America. The religious question has nothing whatever to do with the issue. Whether a man is a Methodist, a Lutheran or a Catholic matters not; he can send his children to any school ho pleases, and demand for thorn instruction in any religion he wishes; all that is required is that in certain branches they shall be taught the English language. So, likewise there is no restriction on their learning any other language. The whole matter, then, reduces itself to the very simple question as to whether it is right to teach the children of an American citizen the language which the immense mass of his fellow American citizens speak. But one answer is possible. Of course a man who is going to do good work as a citizen of the United States must both talk and think United States. In fact it is a part of—indeed the chief part of—the question as to whether those of our number who are of foreign birth or parentage are going to try to remain foreigners, to their own immeasurable loss. Wo welcome every honest immigrant who conies For time of trains, tickets, and all information, apply to station agents of the Chicago & Northwestern railway, or to the general passenger agent at Chicago. W. A. THRALL, General Passenger and Ticket Agent. W. P. NEWMAN, b J. M. WHITMAN, , Third Vice-pres. Gen'l Manager. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ..^^^V^Nrf-^^^V^^XS^-x^^'^^^^^^'x^^^-^^^^-^'^ GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bauk, Algona, la. I h W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, Iowa. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kossuth Co. bank. Undertaking and embalming will always receive, careful and personal attention.. Prices are reasonable. DANSON BROS., . ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Frank Bros. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chriachilles 1 store. FARM LOANS. MY At 6, 7, 7^, and 8 per cent., on five to ten years' time, with privilege of partial payments before due. Interest can be paid at my office. Save money by calling on me before you apply for a loan. V- Deaiars in Milk Cans, Churns, Riverside Stoves, Stoves and Ranges •< Quick Meal" Gasoline Stoves, Agents for the NEVER RUST TINWARE, Stoves, Tinware, and Cutlery, Shelf ware. Belting, Paints, Glass, B. F. REED, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over the postofflce, Algona, Iowa. L. K. QARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door east of Cordlngley. Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. W. E, H. MORSE, M, D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office east of Rttherford house, Algona, Iowa. """^l T- WEST ' M< D " PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Next door to J. G, Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E, HILL, M. P., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with promtness. PR. L. A. SHUETZ, Dealer in DRUQS MEDICINES, of Vull assortment always on baud olaes, and pnrelwuors lor 11 poses only. Books fm<J stationery, . ._„..,. „ Drugs, Medl luors lor .raedlolnaf purr X*. Estate Agent, Lands bought and solo; on com- attention given to care and sale sauth and adjoining counties at lowes among us and undertakes in good faith, and to the best of his ability, to perform the high duties of American citizenship. But we have a right to exact that he shall become genuinely an American and not remain an alien in ouv midst. I have small patience with those who always speak of themselves as Americans with a qualifilng prefix, whether they style themselves native Americans, Irish Americans, or German Americans, as the case may be. The term American is quite broad enough to cover us all; and no man is worth his salt, or has any business to continue to live in this country, unless he is proudly conscious of the fact that there is no freeman in the world who can aspire to a prouder title than that of American, Americanism is a question of spirit, purpose, belief, and conviction; not of creed or birth place. The knownothing is just as much un- American as the man who seeks to remain a German or Frenchman, an Englishman or Irishman, instead of casting in his lot with the rest of us without re- reserve or looking back. There is no truer or better American in the country than such men as Congreeman Lind and Haugen and ex-Congressman Guenther and Nelson; for they are Americans in well as in name. The man who remains a foreigner commits a crime against the country which he has sought of his own free will and which he ought not to have sought at all unless he was prepared to do his full and complete duty as one of its citizens; but, after all, he wrongs no one as much as himself. We hold that any man immensely betters his condition, no less than he performs his plain duty, by becoming an American. It is to-day precisely as it has been from the days when we had barely become a nation. We Americans are decended from many different European nationalities; there was just as much mixture of blood in the old colonies, such as New York, Deleware, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, as there is in any state in the west today. The four states above mentioned were peopled mainly by Germans, Huguenots, French, Swedes, Scotch, Irish, and the men of my own blood, the Dutchmen from Holland. As long as these masses of immigrants remained apart, each group speaking its own language and wedded to its own customs, they were of absolutely no consequence in either the body social or the body politic. They had ceased to- be Europeans without becoming Americans; they were looked down on by both the old country and the new, Soat the present day, the European immigrant who strives to have his children taught the language and customs and habits of thought of the European country from which he himself came, does them great harm, and as far as he is able takes away their chance of rising in the world. They can't possibly remain Europeans; all. they can do is to refrain from becoming Americans; and so they ave put in a position where they are regarded on both sides with a feeling dangerously near contempt. An American who is really an American, no matter what his creed or his birthplace, stands on his own rights, proudly conscious that the very name of his nation gives him a place second to that of the citizen of no other country on the face of the globe; but a mere European, bora or residing in America, has no fo-Qthold anywhere and has flo right to the brotherhood of anyone on either side of the water. Again referring tp the historical par. allel, tt is noteworthy that in the colonies above menticw nationalities had b$cojn,e by tfee t: tionary war. They had grown to speak the same language and live under the same laws and according to the same customs as their fellow citizens of different origin. In consequence their representatives in the greatest armies and councils won their full share of the honor and glory of the contest. Jay, Marion, Schuyler, Mulhenberg, Carroll, Sullivan, are the names, not of Germans or Hollanders, of Irishmen or Frenchmen, but of Americah statesmen and generals. Had these men continued to speak the various dialects of their ancestors, and had they remained steeped in the narrow prejudices and jealousies of little communities of people of the same descent as themselves hedged and set apart from the broad fields of national interest, they would have remained mere obscure provincials, uncouth in tongue and manner, and unknown outside of their immediate localities, instead of winning fame for themselves and high honor for their country as leaders who stood in the fore-front of the battle for American liberty. Thus in Pennsylvania, those of Germans who became thoroughly Americanized have contributed their full quota to the men who have won success, and who have stood foremost in the state, whether as lawyers, or merchants, or soldiers, or statesmen, while those who have refused to become Americanized have nevertheless, of necessity, failed in the effort to remain Germans, and have sunk or remained stationary, while their fellow citizens I'ose. So, again with the people whose blood runs in my veins. The church to which I belong, the Dutch Reformed church, would have been the loading church in Now York state had it adopted the English language sooner and it would have died out altogether, had it obstinately refused to adopt English at all. If Martin Van Buren had spoken only Dutch, or if Dutch had been his national tongue, while his interests and sympathies were with Holland rather than America, he would never have been anything but a Dutch tavern keeper, whereas he was able to rise to be president of one of the mightiest republic on which the sun shines because he had become an American in speech, heart and thought. What was true of the children of Huf uenot and Hollander, of German, Scan- inavian, Englishman and Irishman a century ago, is true of those who come to our shores to settle in our midst at the present day. They fail in their duty to the United States if they do not become Americans in speech and thought; and they fail still more in their duty to their children, whom they thereby prevent from rising in the world either as far or as fast as they otherwise could. On the other hand, if they do honestly and in good faith throw in their lot with ours, and become Americans like the rest of us, then every benefit and privilege, every right and power we have, is theirs also, and they become equal sharers with ourselves in the splendid heritage and future of American nationality. AlGONAANDTHEOmCES* What the Facts Disclose Regarding the Foolish Charge that Algo* gona Is "Hogging." Likewise the Truth Shows that No job Was " Put tip," Nor was there Any Attempt to Oo So. 81 DON'T miss seeing the cloaks at Taylor's on Thursday, Oct. 30. " NELLIE ELY" caps going cheap at Setchell & Setchell's. Auction. The undersigned will sell at public auction, on their farm on section 22, 95, 27 in Prairie township, 10 miles southeast of Algona and four miles from Corwith, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, the' following personal property: Twenty cows, yearling steers, yearling heifers (some of the heifers will make good beef), one Holstein bull, two horses, some shoats and brood sows. Also about 15 last spring calves, hay in stack and corn in field, farm machinery too numerous to mention. Sale to commence at 10 o'clock a. m. sharp. Free lunch at noon. Terms: On all sums of $10 and under, cash. All sums over one year time will be given at 8 per cent, interest on good approved notes. JANE WARNER, ANNA PHILPS. D. A. HAGGARD, Auctioneer. CLOAK display at Taylor's, Thursday, Oct. 30, Cloaks, Cloaks, Cloaks! The biggest display ever made in Alf ona, at Jas. Taylor's tomorrow, Thursay. Come and see them. Auction Sale. The undersigned will sell at public auction, at his place three miles nprth- west of Algona, on Monday, Nov. 10, the following: Two work horses, one colt 2 years old, two cows, 40 head of hogs, one sulky stirring plow, walking corn plow, set three-horse drags, set of bob sleds, mower, hay rake, walking stubble plow, Cooper wagon, double harness, single harness, new top buggy, lot of chickens, and numerous other articles. Sale begins at 1 p. my. Terms: One year's time on approved nV'as at 8 per cent. Sums under $10, cas*,,' > Five off for cash-^gj WM, Kb. >. D. A. HisGARD, Auctioneer. So much has been said about where the county officials have come from in. late years, that the facts may be of interest. The record for the last teh or twelve years is alone important, as before that time there was but little settlement in the outside townships. In. the treasurer's office M. D. Blanchard ( came from Union, S. S. Hist from Cresco, and D. Bice from Plum Creek. Neither of these became residents of Algona. In the recorder's office John Reed came from his farm in Union, and C.' D. Creed from Whittemore. In the clerk's office N. B. Benham came from Lotts Creek, and Geo. E. Marble from Burt. In the sheriff's office D. A. Haggard came from his farm in Sherman, and M. Stephens from his farm in Irvingtoh. In the superintendent's office A. A. Brunson came from Lotts Creek, Grose from Cresco, J. J. Wilkinson was a county teacher, and B. F. Reed a resident of Algona. For county attorney R. J. Danson was elected from Algona, and S. Mayne was appointed from Bancroft. For auditor Roy McGetchie was elected from Portland, and C. B. Hutchins from Irvington. This is the record till last fall's election, and last fall the republicans nominated no candidate from Algona. Remembering that Algona is but 12 miles from the county lino in three directions, it is well to note that Reed was six, Creed 12, Benham nine, Marble eight, Haggard eierht, Stephens seven, Brunson eight, Mayne 14, McGetchie 12, Hutchins five, and Rice five miles from the countyseat when elected. How It Was "Put TTp." The only statement worth noticing against the republican county ticket is that it was " put up" in some way not stated, and that the candidates are all from Algona. We foresaw this complaint last week and at some effort hunted up the votes by townships for the nominees. We again call attention to the result. Mr. Brunson got all but a few votes in tho'convontion, and yrp" ' made the unanimous nominee. Dr ^ " ers was named without a disse£k£._^ vote. Grant Benschoter got the votes of every township but one. He got the solid vote of LuVerne, Editor Platt being a delegate. How were these men nominated by a " put up" of any kind? Did Algona unduly influence Mr. Platt in some way that he should have loudly supported them? The only two nominees with important opposition were Randall and Quarton. Mr. Randall lost five votes in Al- gone. He got from the extreme north the votes of Hebron and Greenwood and Ramsay; from the east Prairie and Wesley; from the west Whittemore, and from the south Sherman. Each of these townships is on the county boundary. How could he get farther from Algoua? Mr. Quarton got but eight votes in Algona, and had votes on the north from Hebron and Swea; on the east from Buffalo, Prairie, and Wesley; on the south from Riverdale and Sherman, and on the west from Whittemore. These townships are all on the boundary line.. How could he get support farther fr,nm Algona? All talk about Algona or Algona influence dictating the ticket is untrue,, as the record shows. The tibket ' • named largely by the extreme out' townships. It was named by deleg. ; who voted their outspoken first oh^pthur It was named because it was not inf stable / convention to defeat it. No fairer inations were ever made any wherr the pretense that all sections were^nbt fairly treated and that every townsh. did not have its due influence is untrue,! Every fair man must see this. A Fortunate Woman. Mrs, Mary L. Buker of Ovid. Midi., has reas Stray Notice, A small dark brown mare, 10 years old, lost about four weeks back. ( fP«* turn to M, Stephens, and get pay. <*£„* a.' painter, decorator, _„ ______ „ . . , . . . , solicits the patron- of those who have work in this line, ruarantees satisf action. -2m6 JAS. A. ORB, paper hanger, etc. NEW Buckwheat Flour and Maple Syrup at the Cash Store. Hats I Bonnets I We have now a complete stock of winter hats and bonnets, showing all the latest styles in shades and trimmings. Examine OUT goods and prices. ' E, REEVE & Co. Sexton! ipee paid for grain, tbira*yein and Jnwa at to be very thankful, She was a great stifle from heart disease for years; was short 1 of bres had hungry spells, pain In Bide, fluttering, fal After taking (wo bottles ot Dr. W) ness, etc. New Heart Cure she suys; I am better than 20 years. My mind and eyesight hare inipro -— ' — "-• T ••-• ...... " wonderfully.' I advise all use this great remedy." rsons thus afftlctef . W. Dingle; ' _ley, drug( recommends ana guarantees It. Dr. Miles' r , on Heart Disease, containing marvelous testlmv nlals, tree. '• *8 A Remarkable lUetter, The following letter from Mr, W. A. Thomson of Columbus,'Wls., Is peculiarly Interesting; "My wife." says he, " has been treated tor her head, stomach, and nervous prostration by three doctors In New York, two In Chicago, one in PhUadelpljto, one in Cincinnati, and at the large Institute in Buffalo for 10 months. They all failed. But one bottle of Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine helpe4,£er wonderfully," This should be used in all head' aches, backaches, changes ol life, nervous dig*, turbunces, Ills, rheumatism, etc. Ask at F, WV Dlngley's drug store for a free trial bottle und Pr, Miles' book on the Nerves and heart. *jj • Miles' Nervo and Liver An important discovery; they q,ct on the jiver, stomach, and bowels through the nepis, 4 n«j principle. They speedily oure^Susnew, ^- J faste, torpid liver, piles und conoi/ipatton. 8 did for men, women, and cbltdreit, 8n mildest, suresj. Thirty doses tor SR cents, pies tree at y. W. Dlngley's, There's No Use Denying the Trw,th,, Eilert'sJSi,TactofT»rand Wild, ~ Coughs and C\'cls. It cures them, Dr. Jaques' German Worm Cakes, ana remove worms from the system. Dr. WtocheU's TeethST , r general ailments 9; ofcUdven.

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