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THE am The Upper Des Moines. BY INGHAM & WABREK. IOWA, WM>MEst)Ait» OCT. i4 f Term of The t'ppw FKw Oneeopjr, aae year . .. One copy, thr» month* ................... 40 Befit to anr addreia* at abrrr* rat*", Itetttft by draft, money order, express order. or portaj note at crar risk. Kates of adrertfelng *«it on application. TEN PAGES. Tb« Fat Governor, JttRAM C. WHBBIJtB ............. of Tat Lfentonant Oorernor. GEO. VAStlmma' ............ of Taylor crmtttj- fiyt Judge rit the Snpmne Court, WKATKB ........... of Hartln connJj tereeted in any question of taxation, and whether the tariff is directly or indirectly in discussion, it is none the leas important. Are tbe farmers oi Iowa in favor of Watterson's plan? Will they encourage by their rotes any ecberne to put all taxes on the common necessities of the laborer and producer and at the same time remove all protection from borne industries? These questions will be to some extent wered at the polls next month. ans> , CUWPBEU, ......... of Jtfper ocmntj- for Sinwrinturoi^t PnbUr InMrocHon. of Clinton cmotf For Senator, Fortr-««reDlh District A.B. FujfK ............... of Dickinson Tor Rejrrw»ntatlre. Eighty-third District JOHBO. fixmi ....... . ...... of Konnttb orantj- cocirrr. „ For Treasirer, W. A-CmPHA* .................... of Portland F'ff Superintendent of School*. B.F. Rtitn ............................ of For8fc«Tiff. .Of _ „ " For 8up«TTl»on«» H. C. BOMJUTBECK ................... of W«*1?T Clt _ For Coroner. DH. L. A. SHEKTZ ..................... O f For Sarrerwr. Dr. Bourne is doubtless beginning to realize, if be has not before, that hb acceptance of local option by townships is not benefiting him in this district In fact without pleasing those who oppose prohibition, it has unpleasantly surprised those who hare always regarded him as an advocate of aoti-sa- loon legislation. To those who believe in a well regulated plan for the sale of liquor, local option ij? almost as bad as prohibition, for bow can any well regulated system exist where a saloon runs one year*and i* prohibited the next? Dr. Bourne will not voice their sentiments by voting for any local option lair, much less a township option law. BASE POLITICAL METHODS. the Cbkago Herald's Slander <m Mr. Wheeler Falls Flat When Facts are Known. the democratic paper?, and that be is making BO effort to defeat Wheeler foir governor. Alt bough the letter fe not for publication we lake the liberty of publishing two sentences. He says be has said "nothing for the purpose of damaging the ticket* but on the contrary I have alwa.r? stated that I hope to see the republican ticket elected." He SITS again he has received many letters from friends about the matter , _ and **in all cases I hare asked them to I stand br the republican ticket." The] Al tte Ter T opening of the campaign diffeonest trick which the Herald has * he Chicago Herald published an at- It ts Only a Species of Gaerffla Wai&re Indulged in by a Few of the Democratic Journals. reswted Jo wrangle is to £et republicans into*f tack U P° D ^ c - Wheeler's business thus exposed. Will The 1 stand «ng in Sac county. The citizens, railroad companr are persons who have purchased from the Southern Pacific Railroad company, and the bill prays that if fbe court finds that the* are bona fide purchasers from the railroad for value, that their titles may be protected by decree of court, and" that the United States bave judgment against the Southern Pacific Railroad companr for tbe value of the lands. \ The bill prays that the title of the i Southern Pacific be quieted, and that I all the defendants be enjoined from cut- I ting timber on the lands, and for dam- j ages for timber cut f This is doubtless the most important suit ever brought in this state, and it will doubtless go to the United States supreme court. come out now and repudiate it? On the other hand be could no law more distasteful oppose the open saloon predecessors on never liked oar advertising .columns. We are sorry to find that our young discoverer of how to run a real newspaper is falling into their habit, for in attempting to manage oar paper and his Card* of Candid*!**. — 1 am a candidate for county wj?rint<m4«Trt of school*. BERTHA CARET. .*. FOB SBEBITT— I am an Indetvmdrot candidate for rterlfl of KOMTO Jb count r. A. F. DAILET. A Good Thing to " K*«p Htudfng." Tbe Carroll Herald ear*: •• We notice the Algona B«pafeUcan In blowing alxrat being all printed at bom*. We don't we that It makes any di&errooe whether It print* the ' plate*' It troys tn Chicago or j?f-tt the Chicago bouw? to do tb« press work. The yonng edltor-n printed labels a*1ihjsf exchange* 10 pnB him op tor bin • home print" venture Li exceedingly boyllke andsUly. itMIn (strong contract with Bro. Starr"* conservative n*|f respect. Imagine Harvey Inghara of THE UPPKH Dt» MOISKH thus asking newKpaperK for taffy and lots of it '. Tbe RepnMIcan with lt« shabby makeup and poor press nork JooJoiaji thotigh It had been ran over t/y a prairie fire." THBtrue inwardness of the Britt representative convention ha» gradually leaked out It seems that instead of being a spectator merely the Courier editor was a chief advisor, and that the two men who represented Hancock county were out and out democrats. It seems further that the Hancock men were acting (secretly and representing the alliance without authority. Since the convention the alliance men have repudiated the whole thing. A. H, Moore, president of the alliance, was asked to take part but refused on the ground that the alliance IB non-partisan, and the alliance ref UHOB now to endorse anything done. This in also the attitudo of the alliance In Kossuth. The presidentof one of the leading township alliances said lawt week that that order In non-political, and that the peoples 1 party -movement in an entirely outside affair. As a body the fiirmerti' alliance In not tn politics, and it is now certain tliut in Kossuth the members •will repudiate at the polls the attempt any form, option is dis- seems. The old local option law was bad enough but that confined the saloon to municipal corporations when there was ao organized police system to keep it in bounds. But this new law would allow country townships to adopt tbe saloon. It proposes to make the old annual spring election row, which was confined to the towns, a regular thing in every farm cofamunity of the state, and to make the saloon and the saloon keeper the central thing in every local contest. But this is the least of the evils it promises in this new form. The new law proposes practically to put the saloon out of police supervision. There is no possibility of legal or decent liquor selling in country districts removed from the municipal authorities. The township has no adequate arrangement for seeing that the law is respected, and what hours will be observed, what restrictions enforced, or what Sunday observance secured, where the saloon is allowed to make its own regulations? Can anyone have assurance that liquor will not be sold to minors and drunkards? On the contrary is it not morally certain that no restrictions would be observed, and that having but a one year lease of life, the saloon would run for all that was in the business? Dr. Bourne has had experience enough with this matter to know that control or restriction of any kind is out own we are afraid —^,3^^ some of the bright and original ideas he is to those who wmferring TO the e* 1 *"" °* the state J be wasted- It is this fear which in any form. I „«•„„„„„„-. ,u_. .1 ... , ihe will puffs enough to fill it. he solicit Or how would it be for a change to put in a few complimentary noticcs of the republican ticket f A Brilt reporter writes the State Register: "Prospective Governor H. C. Wheeler went-through here last night en route for Mason City. He held a -levee at Algona and shook hands with over 500 citizens. He makes friends and votes wherever he goes." to make their organization a cover electing democrats to ofiice. for of the question. He knows also that the mere mutter of criminal expenses to the county would bo no small item. The brawls and assaults which would arise in saloons thus removed from the watchful eye of the authorities would keep up a continual and heavy cost on the county which every would be made to feel. DR. BOUUNK'S remarkable loiter in which ho says ho can soo no essential difference between tho platform Westfall Is on and tho one Boies is on occasions considerable amusement. Tho Bancroft Register says of it: " Loaders of tho third party claim thoro is no difference between tho democratic- and republican parties, and Dr. Bourne soos no difference between tho alliance platform and the democratic, consequently lie could endorse tho republican platform too. To endorse tho wliolo business ought to givo a follow foundation enough to got into oflloo." And the LuVorno News adds: " Dr. Bourno, tho greatest three horse political hip- podromo rider on earth, will bo on exhibition for throo weeks only. Bo sure to BOO him in tho startling and highly sensational double act of manipulating tho domijohn and waving his prohibition mantle, wliilo dashing madly around tho ring upon his trick horse, 'Alliance,'" Dr. Bourno is a very pleasant gentleman, and wo doubt not a good farmer, but if this letter is a sample of his political sagacity, ho ivould bo a lamb loci to slaughter if ho should ever got into tho moil at Des Moines. political tur- HKNBY WATTKHSON, tho grout Kentucky democrat, said in Chicago last week " that tho democratic ways and moans committee next winter will formulate n bill which will place all foreign merchandise which competes with American manufactures on the free list, thus admitting them without fluty, and abolishing ovnry vestige of protection; and that it will reimpose revenue duties on sugar, coffee, tea, and other like products, as doing that would protect nothing." This statement shows tho drift of democratic sonti- anent and points out tho mil issue between tho parties on tho tariff. How- over voters in cither party may differ ws to tho relative percentage of duties Jiore is a plain broad difference in Vi-inciple which clearly distinguishes republicans from democrats, Tho issue la only indirectly raised at this election out atlll tho farmers are vitally in- But the most serious objection to the country saloon is the resort it affords to the boys and young men. f n towns it is not alone us a place to visit. Other things come in to divide the attention. But in tho country where nothing would take its place, what is more certain than that during tho long winter months It would be the rallying plnce for tho young? And who has any doubts as to the outcome? Removed from police surveillance, crowded nightly by tho same companions, how many seasons would pass before a story of disgrace would bo written In more than one community in Kossuth county, which years could not efface? What farmer with a family of growing boys can look with unconcern upon such a prospect? What man can excuse his own conscience for voting for a candidate who will help to make such a law? How can Dr. Bourne, a farmer himself and woll acquainted with the results which would follow tho advent of one of these unregulated liquor holes in his own township, stand up before his follow citizens and ask their suffrages to assist him in making those things not only possible but to make thorn actual and roalin half tho townships of this county? It Is still a mutter of surprise to all who know tho men who went to the Courier which republisbed the staff j irr espective of party, joined in a state! ment, which was given in full in THE | UPPER DES MOIXES at the time. Since Our esteemed contemporary up fte j then ne nas been let alone until the street not satisfied with manipulating <he' past week, when the Herald gave a borne taflards-'is now about to take su- pretended interview with Phil. Schaller {"">"<"'«« THE UPPEB DES MOIXES'"oat- about Wheeler's taxes, in which he is s^-":sr5r±-j5£ jssi.-s.rsirt ^y columns. In this respect ne i, like hb JT v^5 « Courier, although Schaller had denied three days before ever having talked with a reporter of the Herald, or having made the statements charged. But had be not denied it the story bore its bwn refutation, for who would believe so silly a story as that a man of Mr. Wheeler's business standing would steal 866? And if he had, how would he carry his county by 68 out of 70 votes in the convention? Such stuff shows to how serious straits the democrats are put, for this slander was sent out to the democratic papers by the central committee with a label asking them to publish it, and marked copies in this county were sent to hundreds of republicans. The democrats are relying on slandering Wheeler and Van Houten out of this canvass. In connection with this story the following from Sac county shows what is thought of it at home: "ODZBOLT, Oct. 10.—The report has been widely circulated throughout the state that W-heeler would not carry his own county at the coming election. The fact is that he will run away ahead of his ticket. A few da.ys ago" it was announced that a democrat from another county had left $1,000 with W. J.- Summerwill, a leading democrat of this city, to be wagered that Wheeler would not carry the county by a majority of over 350, but the thing was a fake. When the republicans went to Summer- will and offered to put up any amount, they found that the money was not there. There is no dissatisfaction in republican ranks in this county, and many democrats are openly for Mr. Wheeler. If any misguided democrat wants to bet that Wheeler will not carry Sac county by a rousing majority, let him send his money to one of the brethren in Odebolt to wager for him. The people in this place will cover any sum that can be sent in." How Mr. Wheeler stands outside is shown by the following editorial in Saturday's Chicago Tribune: "The Iowa republicans are peculiarly fortunate in their candidate for governor, H. C. Wheeler the great Sac county farmer. Mr. Wheeler has never held a public office, and he makes no pretentions as a stump-speaker or writer of campaign effusions, but he is nevertheless making a telling canvass and gaining strength and friends daily. Everywhere that Farmer Wheeler IS THIS HHOHBOBHOOD. Francis Colburn is clerking in a Clear Lake store. Blue Earth Post: D. A. Duitman is The alleged republican uprising over the sheriffs nomination is aptly represented by Gen. Grant's wolf story\ He says that one day in Ohio " we heard the most unearthly howling of wolves directly in our front." His companion asked him to guess how many there were, and he thought he would be low enough, so he said twenty. When he got to them, the general writes " there were just two of them. Seated upon their haunches with their mouths close together they had made all the noise " The general sagely adds, "I have often thought of this incident since, when I have heard the noise of a few diappointed politicians who had deserted their associates. There are always more of them before they are counted." building a residence in tbe west part of town on lots recently purchased of Mr Lohuis. Miss Seckerson. sister of Mrs. W. W. Johnson, is a candidate for the republican nomination for school superintendent in O'Brien county. Humboldt Independent: Mrs. Walter Thomas, who has been visiting relatives in Humboldt. returned to her home in Algona last week. Spencer Reporter: Geo. E. Clarke of Algona has been in town this week, and Is one of the principal attornevs in the of A.E.Kiaa vs. The American and Medicine companv. The Hampton Recorder notes a marriage of interest to early settlers in Kossuth Col. L. L. Estes and the widow of Judge Miracle of Webster City were united atBooneSept. 29. Col Estes was one of the founders of Irvine- ton, and pushed that city for thecountv seat. Estherville Democrat: HOD. C L Lund will speak at the following places': . —- *Mw*w*i\s(* AU & M-lcHJCOi .1? ^edhall school house in Ells- iday, Oct. 30, and at house in Denmark Mr. Lund is a fine ARE UNITED All inflieationg Point t Along the Ltoe-T Saturday Sight Hon.H. Last C. Wheeler's Visit to Friday—Van Honten Wfll Speak in Kossuth. the Larson township, Oct. 31. Not only the crowds which poured in Saturday evening to hear CoL Henderson, but the assurances which come in from all sides in the county point to the biggest republican vole ever cast in Kossuth The indications of another local split, which were plenty enough a week ago, have all but disappeared and that fact shows that voters apprel ciate the superior importance of the vital issues. Probably everyone thought that the bitterness of the contest for sheriff's office would be carried into the campaign just as such differences bave for two years, but everyone ! - now surprised to find how universally is republicans propose to stand nominee. Two of the active by the workers against Mr. Stephens in the county in talking of the situation week made statements express general .the present which seem to sentiment. One said- .. . speaker and there ought to be a biff i.lirnniif. at fTm nV^..^ *• . . 6 turnout at the above meetings him. to hear Gov. Larrabee has written a letter about the pardon of violators of the prohibitory law in which he says: " While Governor Boies and Judge Kinne are both op. posed to the law, there is a great contrast in their official actions in relation to it. Governor Boies has played the part of a bushwhacker while Judge Kinne has been manly and law-abiding." Twenty thousand people witnessed the Nelson-Allerton race at Grand Rapids last Thursday for a purse of *10,000. The weather was chiJly enough to preclude any hope of record breaking time. The sky was overcast and once or twice a few drops of rain fell. The throng gave Nelson little tax payer the best of applause when the two stallions appeared, but Allerton was the favorite in the pools. Nelson won the first heat, but Allerton easily out-trotted him the noxt ! three. The track was in bad shape but the time was 2;13, 2:14'^, 2:15, and 2:lo)^. This inak'js Allerton the champion stallion of the world. The Courier says the farmers ought to elect a farmer representative, but says nothing about a farmer governor. Isn't it funny that such a friend of the farmer as The Courier should fail to see the iraport- ance'of farmers in the chief state offices? Van Houten will soon come to Kossuth. Will The Courier advise the farmers to rally round him or will it peddle stale slanders on him as it has OH Wheeler? What Blaino and the Elaine policy are doing for the west is shown in the following report in Bvadstreet's, the great financial authority: " For 15 weeks of the current cereal year exports from both coasts of the United States amounted to 63,580,000 bushels as compared with 27,303,000 bushels in 15 weeks in 1800, 28,368,000 bushels in 1880, 83,575,000 bushels in t888, and 52,033,000 bushels in u like portion of 1887. Tho tendency with Catholics is not wholly too parochial schools. Ono at Faribault and one ut Stilhvator have been offered to Minnesota authorities to be used as public schools. The only condition of tho Furibault offer is that the sisters shall bo retained us teachers if they pass the ex- Corwith Crescent: The school board in Prairie township met our board in Corwith, Tuesday, and submitted a proposition to give the Corwith independent district one section from each township if they will release the balance. Our board not being a full meeting, no action was taken. ^mmetsburg Democrat: Alex. Younie has determined to quit farming and move his family to West Bend. Last week he purchased 30 acres of lacd west of that thriving little city, on wh'ch he will build a comfortable residence during the fall months. Mr. Younie is one of the oldest settlers in the county hp.s accumulated considerable property and he proposes to enjoy it the remainder of his days. ___ DEMOOEATS NAME A TIOEST. Gathering of the Faithful on Last •\Vettnesday In County Convention — TJie Nominees. TH OS. H. LANTRY JACK GRAHAM J THOS. HENDERSON O. E. MINKLER DR BUSBY t ff ™ i --™v,u v . vue saia; I was squarely opposed to Marsh and felt more or less ugly when he got it. If there had been any trade or manipulating in the convention I would have gone out and worked against him. But the fact is I looked the delegates over- and when I saw that Marsh didn't eet any votes from the townships the other candidates came from, and that what we called the old ring was largely against him, I had to admit that he had asquare nomination, and I knew he had earned it, for every township was fought for all there wsis in it If we aren t going to stand by the men who are fairly nominated we might as well quit holding conventions, so I propose to hurrah for Stephens." The other man said: "I have been watching our politics for the last few years and I have discovered that the democrats bank everytime on our rows for their votes. The Courier always gives twice as much space to rubbing pur old sores as it does to arguing for its ownside, and thus far has made it P?y- We have whacked it to each other until now Kossuth is claimed democratic and bets are out that Boies will carry the county. I for one am a republican and I am a good deal more interested in seeing the republican The democratic county convention was held last Wednesday, delegates to goes Brilt convention that they allow them- solves to stand committed to this plan of township saloons. Hud they said thoy woi-o dissatisfied with prohibition and would favor some change which would permit the sulo of liquors for logilimuk) purposes tindor the most effective restrictions that can be devised, their position would not bo unreasonable. But thoy owe it to themselves to come out squarely against this proposed township option which would do more to produce discord and trouble in Kos- fluth county tliun any other known scheme-, and to oppose Dr. Bourno now thivt ho is attempting to force tho peoples' party onto the democratic pint- form and deliver tho third party votes to tho democratic candidates. ruil,. SCHA1VLKH AXW W1IKKJ.EH. THE UPPISH DES MOINES is in ro- coipt of u personal letter from Plon. Phil. Schullor of Sue City, in which he states thul ho was no,t interviewed by a reporter of The Chicago Herald, that he bus repeatedly refused to tulk for umination, and all that is asked for the Stilhvator «iiool is a nominal rent of one dollar n your. among the people he leaves a fine impression for the reason that he is in every respect a fit representative of the intelligent, broad-minded, progressive farmers of the northwest. Mr. Wheeler is not an amateur agriculturist; his sole business is that of farming, and he has managed with great success the broad farm on which he lives. One of the largest and most successful farmers and stock-raisers in the state, Mr. Wheeler is a thorough business man as well, and although new to the field of politics he is showing there good judgment and sagacity. Unlike Ms competitor, Gov. Boies, he has not distressed his friends with painful blunders, but at every opportunity he strikes the nail squarely on the head. If the Iowa republicans can't beat Boies with Wheeler their case is hopeless. A few years ago when Mr. Wheeler was made president of the Iowa State Agricultural society, it was said by one of the members of that organization and a leading citizen of the state that they WAl'A * nrtf ^klrtrt*!««. „ . . . . all but seven townships being present. J. W. Hinchon was chairman. After the usual formalities, Thos. Lantry was nominated for county treasurer by acclamation, and the county srpevintend- ency was left vacant for Miss Carey. When sheriff was reached Hie issue in the convention came up. C. D. Pettibone's friends were anxious to give him the recognition he deserved, because his defeat two years ago was thought to have resulted from a lack of work on the part of the democrats. Mr. Scott also had a big following in the convention. But the political managers had laid their heads together and with the advice of a few Algona republicans had picked out Jack Graham of Bancroft as a "hail fellow well met" candidate, and the second ballot saw him named. Mr. Scott got 80 votes on each ballot showing that his supporters were not to be led off for mere political ends. The other nominations were quickly made, and the convention adjourned. Of the leading candidates THE UPPER DES MOINES has Mr. Lantry is one of spoken before, the unexcelled wore 'not electing a one hoss shay,'but a 'strong modern four-Wheeler.' Mr. Wheeler's vigorous and successful administration of the affairs of the State Agricultural society fully confirmed _ , oi ui the prediction made in his favor; and farmers in it, wo will do the same with the I this would seem to be un excellent time republican ticket, and the one that has the to P ut n man of his stamp in the gov- least is to shut up about tho farmers for u ' Dior's chair." month. Begin with Boies nnd end with Dr. BiiBby, or keep still about the farmers in oflico. ... . , -V ~* *-».w MllUA^VJtltJU officials of the county and as treasurer has given the same attention to business ana satisfaction to the public that he aid as postmaster. Kossuth no better men. Miss Carey is ticftlly the nominee for superintendent and of her praiseworthy efforts to raise the teaching standard of the countv we have often spoken. Jp.ck Graham has prae- Wo have an offer for the Courier. If it will take the democratic ticket from top to bottom, and point out the number of A BIG BAILBOAD CASE. The Lu Verne News says "Uncle John is ull right and will surely got there.' liiuuciicc of IMlnd Over Mutter. J. II. Call Is Attorney In the Most Important Suit Ever Drought In California. The Loa Angeles Times Jias the following mention of our old time Algon- An K»gle Grove man bought two pills la ? : The United Stotes ' ^ w - H - . and put them in his vest pocket. He Millei>1 attorney-general, and Joseph H. also bought a small pearl collar button Cal1 ' Esq<1 8 P ecial assistant counsel, 11 n/I ,-.., i J J. ' . A 1 * . . UW ****lVn->nJ!1rtjl..T-!ll • 1, . , - -— ~i-~..~... uf-v.'v vjrnuum is 'one of the boys" at Bancroft, a live machinery dealer, and alwevs in for a time. He is a, new man to mo.'/u of the county The candidate for surveyor is O. E. Minkler. As Mr. Minkler was an active worker in the republican caucus this year and is a good Stephens man, his nomination is excellent For supervisors Thos. Henderson and bilas Roupe were named. Both are well know. Dr. Busby of Bancroft was named for coroner. At the close of the conversion Jas laylov wa<j eleci-ad coun-;y chairmai ror another year, which was a high compliment to his active and aggressive management. The following committee were named: Algona-First ward, J. W. Sullivan; Second ward, J. J. Wilson; Third ward Thos. Henderson; Fourth ward, Geo. * .. & n»»v A ^JJUL/liWlil principles win than in who gets to be sneritt I am going to vote for Stephens and I am going to quit this rowing over county offices which is losing us votes all along the line." These sentiments are samples of what are expressed all over the county, and the chance of any republican defection or importance is already past. Thev also show an enthusiasm for republican principles in this contest which presages an old time rousing majority for the state and legislative tickets. •„/ Hlrnm c. Wheeler's Visit. A large number of farmers and town people gathered at the Tennant house Friday afternoon and evening to meet the republican candidate for governor. Mr. Wheeler is a large fine looking man, and impressed all most favorably. He talked with all on the issues of the campaign and expressed confidence in republican success this year. During the evening the band serenaded the A very interesting event for t-h* u V.TV-T also , was th e singing of the 'Wheeler and Van Houten" campaign song by E. P. Bircher's little three^ar-old daughter. Editor Bailey of the Britt Tribune composed the song v? ™u °\' er for the meeting. He and pflnf e » er -i both em P tie(1 their pockets of small silver, and the little lady wh a "H £ ould can> y av ™y- Mr. Wheeler and Bro. Bailey went east to Mason City on the evening train. Col. Henderson Missed Connections. What started out to be the biggest rally of the campaign was nipped in the bud Saturday by the following telegram: "Train 15 minutes late. Telegraphed Northwestern but it would not wait. Am mad and sorry. D . B. HENDERSON." Col. Henderson was at Iowa Falls Friday night and came on the Burlington to Goldfield, but his train was delayed and he did not catch the train north. In spite of the news which sent hundreds home, a big crowd gathered at the rink, the torch lights wez-e paraded, the Algona and Wesley bands nlHVArl anft 1^/ir.l *„! j. jj i .1 r .. "**" and local talent did the talking- T! w wlvl * ron i E - B -Butler, E.Tellier," x. *. Keed and others spoke, and altogether a pleasant meeting was held. Chairman Mack of the state committee has been notified of the failure, and a Sl w Ete£ V? Announced in due sea- lieu- and put it in the same pocket, it came time to take a pill he When opened filed a bill in Southern Pacific onerS'S^ equity against the Railroad company, ho went on his way rejoicing. Aftei-- wanl, having use for the collar button, he felt in his pocket and found two pills but no button. or« ™ -— government some 850,000 acres of land, located within the overlapping- limits of the grant of •*~T*'., -• - the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad company, and grant of March 8, 1871, to the Southern Pacific The 218 defendants other thaii the p 1 , l r, P< McDonald: Cvesco, L 8SSS4 ?* son; Plum Creek, J. E.'McEnroe; PI A. Anrr Qf !>>!»». T» ii.__ •. ' He, Aug. Ponland - Wm. Mc- Sene- Van Houteu In Kossuth. The republican candidate for tenant-governor will speak in Wesley and -Hurt week after next, and the pie of the county will have an nnT wh , at kind of « ™" . appointments are 1 o'clock p 8l m y ' TU68day ' Oct 27 ' at 8 ", .n.. r I'tiaer; oene- W- TTn r ~-""^i Sherman, Max Milr Tr!?h loni wW Pom P e; Wesle J'. J - c. Huber; Wluttemore, H. Hahn. The Horse Is King. The Lu Verne News says: The trotting horse department in THE UPPER DES MOINES last week was fully up to Us usual standard in amount of matter on that subject. Kicking on the Judges. Pocahontas Record: F. G. Thornton returned from Emmetsburg Monday evening, having attended the Kossuth and Palo Alto county fairs with his horse. He complains about the treatment he received at Algona and says association did not give him a fair hake. His horse won the fourth heat in the 2:40 class, but the judges set him back for running, The injustice of this can only be appreciated by those who> are acquainted with the horse and with the fact that it would be impossible for- Dike to make a winning break. AIL the races were declared off at Emmetsburg on account of the rain, so Frank did not start his horse there. ARE you going to need a harness soon? If so call on F. S. Stough. V M >l,i

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