The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1893 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 25, 1893
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THE tJPPEK BBS M01NJESJ ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANtJA&Y 25, 1893 .......l.™/..^^^ ,^.._^.,-_. „.-„.... . ....(.... . . - ... ^ ,._.._,,. . . . - * ' _ . ^^B^rf 1fWttMTY-a«VENf H YBAfc, »¥ fNOHAM A WAllUKN. Term* to H4 oofty, ftiifc y^iir.,... _HQ CAIiy. Biz 'itloMftttt On«copy,thr*s munl'lii'.!,,.„,,.......... to B**t to any »<lrtr*«fi M. »bo»» mien. Itmult by draft, Motia* order, Bxprwm order, HLPoHftl note it), our HNIC. H«te« of *dvmllrf1ni( nnnt on Application -WMM3T CLKVDIJkNnS at tended ox-Pwiddont Hayon' funeral liuft wook. At SyritmiRu an Intorvlewur ronohnd hitn, nnd In response to a qww tlon Mr. (Cleveland mild ho hoped itlho Sherman iri'lvttr luw would bo nipoalod Ho wiMthcn ftHlcml: " Will tho MciRIn loy lawbo repealed?" und ho ropHod: **I wou'W Ilku to know In jMjwcrfor." Tun only llnio tho (tanioarittH have hndutiloAti majority in Iowa In the pant thirty yoarH was in tho 'OongnwH' ioiml election of 1800. Although Sou rotivry MoKiirluml und II!H amuiciatuti woro elected to tho «tuto ><itlkion tho domocrntH in tho uonffFl'mtloiml ills IrlatH ItHil a majority tn'or all. This tho huolH of tha ijiUHHUjjo of tho bill, und tlio tuiiltT was mib- HtnntiiUly tho only IHHUM.Involved, Guv, lioleH haw never had 1mlf the voton cast in tuiy ulouUon whon ho .litix boon a uiin- dldnta. Ho lucked owrr-fijOOO of a majority ut his Hooond eloutton. In tho national ukioUntt jimt .closed the democrat H Inokud fiO,000 of a majority over nil. TllK NtlU.O (loIlIWM'lltld OOllllllittOO, \vhlol» huo nndort!U'k«niito tltstrtbuto tho lowu putronniro, luwavgroed upon a Du- buquo limn naniod XHyors for postman- tor. Kditor Ham, Uowovor, wants tho plueo Hud Im.H nouns hilluonoo In high quarters. Anil now that tho contest Is opon ho ia inttmathig that, tho com- mitten in growing too iblg for lt« plaoo In lowiv |H)litU'8. livono plaoo ho says: "Thoro Is a vwy general impix'ssioiv ninongtho dinivoorats over the state that tho democratic state <H\nt.ral commttteo of Iowa are, not only exceeding tholr authority, but Mro livnrliiiifj upon dangerous ground whon they aUompl to Inaugurate a iiolUy by whloh nil tfee fvdoral patronage of Iowa \mdor Mr. Cleveland's administration will bo dlst.rlbm^U.ns thoy mivy dtvvct," In another editorlnsi ho sits down on tho ennuniUoo iiuUwldunlly, golting ,1, J. Ryan In .las Taylor's plaoo, however, in the Tenth: " In tho first, plncw, juaivv of the mcmlwrs of the. oouunittoe ari>«>ndvdivtes themselves for some of the Xxva federal piwitions in the ,M«to, Mr, FulUnv, tl»e chaii-man, is a candidate for United States district attorney for the southenx district of Iowa. Mr. Llscher is a candidate, tor post-master at Davwiport, the mtMuiktr fw the se\vnd district Mr. Staut, the member for the Fourth district, is mv Mpplicunt forlxtnk examiner, Mr, Hunter of the Seventh district. It Ulked of for ix»U<wtor of internal revenue in the southern district Mr. Curry of the. Kighth district, is also an appli- »v\nt for the district »Horvveyship of the southern district. Tho iuuiu> i>f Mr. Kyau •f the Tenth district hss IHXMX mcnUoned for^» foreign a}>)v>intmoKU There ma,v be and pro\»*bly »re still moro applicants for places Kiuong the member* of the ivmuvit- tet\ It is un»ooe»sary that all this scramble Vx'fore we own have a i ut \Vs*hi«yrt«», tends lo im- j>air the iufluevuv of the \\xmtmtu\\ And if they Attewpt to say b,v their e.i\vU>i-senun\ts who shall and who shall not be i>v<uuas- tera avid dejnuie*, avui hoM the places, big and little, iw *ll the four owners of the *tat<\ they wi!i newiss*ril.v Anta,in-\vviw a gre*t m*vvy s\\vl vle«uvrats who cannot bvn rtvink th*t the commit uw ts cxoooxiing its to this horo *ome months befrtro thot\> is sn,v thing to distribute cxwie* anot-hcr disquieting minor from t\>rt IXxSgxv h seems that John F, l)mu\\mbo is gviiiiji to have his s\>n i« the jw^t-iMYioe. or "hre*k the slauv." Among other*, J. ,T. Hj-«n, Torn Rnvn. Ospt otv\, SAJ- ho oan"t havt» IK Mr. Osin, 6x-jv»st.mastcr, tolls the Sioux City Journal: "TtxAt if it bt\\\«ie« v^eoe*,»j»ry, Mptwwvt Daiuvmbo** »uo<vss. a mass meeting will be at which reisc4utio>n« \vill lx» "a<1iwu\} have rcpubllshcd and commended this Item. The Tologrraph, the most able awl Intelligent of thorn all, is too sharp to bo caught In that manner. It gives Mr. DolUvor a scoring on general principles, us H matter of course, but as to the tneritB of the case nays: " it in to 1m hoped that Mr. Dollfver ndhoro to liln tlotormlnatlon not to the democrat* in ropoallnft the purchase act, ntid Hint hi* follow republicans In the IIODAO will Hffrco mid co-operate with him. The fmftpoiiRlon of silver purclmscs without BUbdtltulo would contnvct the currency and doprodii liulustry and commerce, and an those nro evil* to bo drondod, we may accept all efforts calculated to avert thorn with '.thank* reKurdlons of tho purpose* actuating thono making tho effort*, without Intend 'liifr It, Dolllvor ha* resolved to purauo a policy, which If successful, will redound to tho advantage of tho producor*aof his own and other stales." Mr. Dollivor's position Is right. If tho democrats want to repeal tho present stiver law and give us nothing but gold money lot them accept tho ro- HpoiiBlbllity. This talk about tho country going to tho dogs through silver is nil itoimunso, It will go to tho (logs a great doiil ftistor If Cleveland and his Wall slroot frtuntln hnvo tholr wuy, Tho aiiorinan luw is a good law untl BOIUO butter ono for utilizing .-silver IB (lovlsod, iitul if Mr. Dolllvor never docs (iUj'Uiittg worao than refuse to nssisl In its ropoul ho won't miiko onumtcs In Town. The New York Commercial Advor- tlnor 1ms tlio following Item of Interest to Iowa people: Now Unit Gun. Jiunes S CtnrUtum (HIM decided to uiiilco n trip urouml tho world, a vl8l I Iiitf Palestine, Egypt, China, nnd .1 upivu, ho will give up his olognnt quarters tit tho Plnisn hotel, mid, ns ho says, not ask 'for American food niul cooking In anj foreign country. " I sluill oat nt French rostnunuita in Franco," ho stated, "nut uso chop-sUoks in Chluii. I believe In finding out how othor tmt.ions live. The idea of expecting American cooking everywhere Is absurd. Hesldos, I don't wish It. Why in Mexico I lived upon bonus, frtjolies thej cull thorn, and grew fat. If I must eat rats In China anil smikcs in Japan it will bo uu exporionco." Phillips Brooks, tho celebrated Epis i-opalian bishop, died of heart falluro Monday. Ho WHS ono of tho great pulpit orn tors of America. Tho revivalist, B. Fay Mills, is rank- Ing great conversions in Dos Moinea, } has reached two thousand in ono day. Krank I). Jackson is enjoying a boom for the gubernatorial nomination by the republicans. He would bo a good man for tho plncc. Cedar Rapids is having one of the biggvst legal contests in state records. Last August Sampson C. Bever died leaving real estate valued ut $514,000 and personal property valued at frOO,lXX>. He gave by will most of this to three boys, and left two daughters with only $40,000 each. They believed that in these days of woman's rights this was hardly a fair deal, and contested. Judge X. M. Hubbard is their leading counsel, assisted by four other rtrms. Col. Clarke leads tho defense, assisted also by four other firms. The battle has lasted a couple, of weeks already and is being bitterly fought by tlif attorneys. ,V. ,T. Hamilton of the DOS Moinre Xows makes affidavit that he wsvs offered VXiVO by F, M. Hubbo.ll to support a •heiuo to unload his water works on the city at a big price, Sam. Clark says: "At a dinner tab!e talk in his last visit to Kecikuk Justice. mv.el F. Millor. the great jurist who never had any <vmplaisAnt. opinions, said ;o a vMmjviny that Hayes vrould rank in liMory s* ono of the, best presidents there wd owr boon." Tho«I.uYorno Xows says: There is > sk\si\-it,v of g\vx1 sonatorial timber in the iniblioar. iviryr of lowu, but, of it all, the Yoomans, Xoxvs is still inriinM to believ* that Dolliver WAS oroauM for tho (waston, anj that the siato cwwvewicin should name him for the s»ftnt to Washington a to the xv IVacv still in LAW. l>OI.l.tVKK OX THK SX1.VKR The Springfield, Ms**., ono. of ihe tw»is» of iho i a spiuvfxi Mr, IXvllivor, lorrjew thst v jvv\l the Sho.rKi&n silvw hoighi of }x«.rioiism in <\VO# iS U1 fight 4 UVwr&l monoy ix\Hcy. Mr. ' a \-ery . it w$ of hii-.i: The lo\x-s Siau> KJ is TxvrjrantKsJ. The folloxvinjr ciftioees are for she oasuin^ jr«sr: Pres.ide.nt .i^ Yonag; v5oe president, Byron \\>b*t*r; stvretary, A. B. Shaw; trev&sur- er, Jno. M. Uminard; eiev-ruiire ooramit-toe, the olSwrs and CM. Al. \V. SwaJa of Osvk*- liv>sa, K. XV. OATT At Manche*t*r, J. c\ Krf- ley '^ Sii>v!S City, T. O. \Vilter of KJ.i<\r*, and . M. law. As th alxvji • ho said in an nv IVUJwr i* Th au^r xc^rks CWIICST st uxr.g iioao p«v«d tiling. H U :«? Mr. Httbbiir* tai»d sway fi\-.s tbe x\ui c>.f hit not»-candidate, and he doesn't know ftl it would do him a»y gooA It he were, M the st*to-committee have endorsed each other fofoveryUiingiin sight. The modesty oi the state committee has fairly taken his breath nway," 3U Q. C. Lamar, justice of tho United States supreme court, died Monday evening. He was the ablest remaining representative of tho old south. JUDGE OAER FOB GOVBEITOE, The mention of Judge Carr for the governorship of Iowa is spreading. The Ruth ven Free Press says i " Judge Carr ol Emmetsburg Is already being talked of as a possible candidate on the republican ticket for governor. It would bo hard to find a more worthy candidate." -4"f- Ptilo Alto Reporter: Should Judge Carr have an ambition to become tho chiel executive of tho groat state of Iowa there Is not a republican newspaper In this Judicial district, and .but few In the northwestern part of tho state, but would roll up tholr sleeves to assist him In his ambition. -++Tho Pocahontiis Record says: Judge Carr has been mentioned ns tho republican candidate for governor. If tho judge will allow his name to bo used ho will got tho undivided and hearty support of this section of tho state. Judge Carr is a very able man, and tho Fourteenth judicial district takes contiidornblo prtdo In having such a man on tho bench. Hut Judge Carr Is not a place hunter, and tho Uncord apprehends that his Mends will find it difficult to got his consent to allow the uso of his name by tho republicans of this section. Tho democrats will admit that Judge Carr would make a good governor. Tho Emuietsburg Democrat says: " The republican papers In this section of Iowa should glvo tho judge a good boost and plaee his capabilities and his political claims so prom inently before the republicans of the state that they will bo compelled to recognize him. Northwestern Iowa is the backbone of tho party in tho state, and if the members of tho party in this section do not demand their rights and compel the organization to acknowledge the superiority of their claims they need not be surprised if the recognition is denied them. Put the spurs to your horses, brethren, and gallop to the front" And the Courier joins in nnd says: "Judge Carr of Emmetsbvirg is mentioned as a possible candidate for governor on the republican ticket We do not think of any republican just now that we would rather see elevated to thut high office." THE MONTH'S MAGAZINES.- Yery seldom have wo seen a better number of any magtuino than that which the editor of the Atlantic Monthly puts before ns for the month of February. It has just enough of tho various kinds of articles to give it variety, and yet the traditions of the Atlantic are not violated in any one department. For fiction we have Mrs. Gather- wood's serial, " Old Kaskaskia," which is now fairly in the thick of its situations and plot; and Margaret Collier Graham's storv. " Ales. Randall's Conversion." Travel is represented by Mrs. Wicjrin' clever sketches, "Penelope's English"Experiences," and her sarcasms on English lodsrinqs and English ito-miied bills are specially amusing. Two more papers of the same class are Under the Far-west Greenwood Tr**" and " Tho English Cambridge in Winter." History and biography find a place in Parkman's "Feudal Chiefs of Acadia," and in Dr. George E. Ellis' article on "Count Kumford." Tho Stare R^iswr s.\vs: "The IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. Armstrong has petitioned to become :in incorporated town. Arm«tron« T i* "all right," A chicken boarded the passenger train at Estherville las: week and was taken off the trucks at Cedar Rapids, What are we corning to if the he.cs are going to turn tramps? What is the meaning of this in the Emmetsburg Reporter? Theouessioa, " What is the matter with Banna?" is st last answered by Phil, himself. He says he is cured and give* H long testimonial to the nostrum that did the business. The Sheldon Mail says our old Prof. Impson and C. A. Babcoek have dissolved partnership at San born. The professor steps out, but no mention is made of what he will do. Mrs. B&b- eoek WT>S kno\rn in Algosa as Miss A>r£ie Oarfield. Oorwith Crescent: Aleona is to hare \ r Xf /> 4 .". c^ A. or-g'&iiis&tiictTu The final or-raaiiaiion nil] be completed neit Tuesday evening. This is a g;cxx5 move. Every" town o! a size sufficient to support such aa organisa- tion should have it. The Loncoa, England, 3erald h»<3 lie p&si ve*k t icvuce: " Miss Marion Mardcck "ciied State* of Ana erica pra&e-bes Stafford stree; chapel next SundBT."" Miss Murdock is tbe irell-taowT! ladv wbo ykre*cbed it Hamtolfit so the most popular young business men in this city, and the " Big Boston" will still continue to be a popular place to purchase clothing. Mr. Durdall takes the Amboy and Algona stores. He is one of the best business men in these parts. We wish both partners the success their close attention to business and fair dealing deserves. Livermore Gazette: One of Sam. Squires' hounds went to jump over a picket fence Tuesday and in some way it struck on the sharp point of a pickot, which completely disembow- elled the poor brute. It had to be shot nt odce to relieve it of its misery. Mr. Squires had recently been offered !f50 for it and refused, Emmetsburg Reporter: During the week W. W. Johnson of Minneapolis hus been in town and has disposed of his interest in the Johnson & Freeman grocery store to his former partner. Mr. Johnson, while never it resident of the town, hits had business interests here for some 20 years, and has en joyed the confidence and esteem of thosu with whom ho has come in contact. Spencer Reporter: Algona's new opera house will b'e dedicated Feb. 9. and a number of Spencer dramatic artists will be in attendance J. R- Blossom says it will bo three times and out with tho chicken thieves who have been troubling him of late. Twice have they broken into his poultry house nnd carried away dressed poultry. Ho is laying for them now and it is hoped that tho miscreants may be captured and brought to justice. An important nttructton is to bo added to tho Spirit Lake and Okoboji region next season. It is a Chautauqua assembly. The first annual assembly will be held in July next, nnd the finest talent obtainable will be secured for a course of lectures. E. C. Whalen. who has been secretary of the remarkably successful Lake Madison CluiuUuiqua association of south Dakota since its organization, has been engaged as superintendent of the new society and will give his entire time to tho work of developing it. Grounds have been procured south of Spirit Lake town on the shores of East Okoboji lake. LuVerne News: There was a fellow in town this week who was trying- to make our citizens believe that we need a billiard hall in this place. The license that our ordinance imposes upon such a luxury is SiXX) per year, and this evidently confirmed the fellow in the belief that the "tariff is a tax.'But nothing daunted, the man of the cue got up a petition praying the council to reduce the license to 850 per table, and sallied forth in search of signers. As a collector of autographs, he was not a howling success, "but, he succeeded in finding out just what the people of this town think of an enterprise of that color. His reception was about as enthusiastic as was tbat of she fellow who tried to start a package house here a couple of years since, and his stay is not likely io be more prolonged. The Spirit Lake Be-scon says: Miss Edith Train, secretary of the Upper Des Moines Editorial association, has requested the editors of ibis jurisdiction to send her & photo ibr exposure at the world's fair. This would ap-! pear to be a proper proceeding-, for we can think of no exhibit that would call more attention to tbis oiiarter than; such a pictorial ag-gregatiac. There is ; danger, however, that the enterprise- may fail. Uncle Dick Clsrkson and other Iowa editors outside :be district are inspired by j&sloosr TCTT unbecoming- ;o cast reproach upon tie same, and every honjeSy seribler in the district is giving tbe -coUection scheme the cold sboulcer. so u> speak. Tlaocurh too much bebolaen to the lair sex "to speak disrespectfully p! Miss Train's endeavor, Harvey Ins-iisus is QUOED" hostile paragraphs and in s. gcnersllv coven and unbr^cnaing inarmer is seeking to defeat the proposition. At lie Eagle Grove meetii.g Ben week it Trill be neoessary to diaciplias Liis aod otber brethren of like views on question. I KepnbHefia: One ol murderous crooks o! Chicago r&a against Jaek Graham, Hossilth saady sheriiT, some two or tare* ago -wiu> disastrous iaJ sheriff w&s leisure! v the streets ol ramble had street, when 0, ft-BAffl&ft IN IMMAEI, _•_ . - ' ' - £ Alffona's OlcMime College Professor Tells All About His Trip to Copenhagen. He Writes an Entertaining Letter, and Proves His Vigor in Spite of Advancing Years. COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1892.—I left the port of New York in the steamer Island, on tho I2t,h of November and reached this port Dec. 1, from which dates you see thnt I spent 18 days on the ocean and have been hero 16 days. To avoid Hamburg I took a ship of the Danish line and sailed northeast. The first land we saw after leaving New York was a rocky isle near the Hebrides, which were next to come in sight. You see from the map that these islands are near tho north coast of Scotland. Here the British have a lighthouse and a signal station, back of a frightful pile of rocks standing out in tho ocean. Our ship signaled her condition, our weather on the voyage, etc., and it was telegraphed to New York and to the ship- owners in Copenhagen. We did not go nearer than tivo miles of the shore. It was night when > we passed through the strait between Scot- laud and Shetland island, but I could see the lighthouses on each shore. The water was as smooth as a river, but before daylight I felt the ship rocking, which told me that we were out in the North sea, making for the coast of Norway. It is about 300 miles across from Scotland to the coast of Norway, which we approached the morning of the 2Sth of November. There is a harbor and a town here among tho scraggy and barren rocks, called Christian- send. Our boat anchored in the harbor, blew a loud blast on the steam- whistle to wake up the doctor in the town, who must come aboard to inspect the health of the vessel before passengers or baggage could come ashore. But his medical dignity took his time and kept us four mortal hours waiting to see his flag appear at the prow of his little boat. In the meantime a great variety of boats, bearing fish, milk, fruits, cakes, candies and knickknacks for sale, were driving quite a trade with steerage passengers, who were hungry for something fresh to eat, when the police appeared among them in a boat and bawled away at the boat traders because they had dared to souch the sides of the ship before the doctor had come. But the policeman did. not command much respect, and less fear, as the boatmen laughed and Jold him he did not own the ocean. About dark the doctor came and soon after we left the port and sailed for the capital of Norway. There is probably no more beautiful or picturesque scenery in the world than that up. the bay, at the north end of which is situated the capital of Norway. In many places the bay is narrow and on eithe'r hand rise up hills above hills, covered with pine and birch trees, with now and then patches of cultivated land amid high rocks. These patches were yet green and the weather mild on the 28th of November. Christiansend old city, and has manv toric interest. We is a very places of his- spent one whole the >jp ' aay tnere and I improved the time vis- msg parks and other places of interest. The people on the street are well and fashionably dressed, and are constantly tipping their hats to each other, as in Copenhagen also. I spoke of the cus- wa gentleman today—"It is a bad cus- Il0m '.' v a?-"for you see, this, mv I D ? 1r ? al * has lts «m spoiled by mv tip? ln g " *° =iuch, for I know "so "manv people and all expect it," I visited tnere tne university, a verv old and large institution. In the museum, in anoase make to hold it, is the li Vik<\ iking means pirate.) run at him to throw up iie >itind&. GruEBJH triad to pursuuae th-e iaiiow he i&c up against tbe wrong mac i! it money or Talutblee be -was ufier. but the daring roue agent met hit eutrae.;- iss -with B threatening- oroer to throw •ap or get the ecint-enls o* hie pop. Graham by this zime baguc to p-atlis" that there was some Qungar ic otjifcv , , , - Btools or K>n steaas, bones of horses, etc •Hiadintbe ship. All travelers K this relic and so I went. It s>ir,.v >t£t<r« is i Tbe following ODmj>!in>eat&rT of oar DiV-rasd school is in tbe Emmets burg Democrat: Lewis Donahue of lo- towuihip, James Weir of F-fiirfield asd J. Liaaie a! * — " to Al*roa& to fcttona the school. This is tie protp-r tiling ior young mac to he bafl in his pocket, like •wean his hunae, but wise that the blow the higx'WtriEac ree under the jaw ircim the "but: uf ham's revolver thfci he wen; down £ jog. Graham counted bins out fine pair < down to the rhere he vue the authuritiee lor safe k go is lor its age. next morning- and 1 e of seeing tbe sun com? up over tbe mountains at about 9 *~ m. It risag fer south aod makes but fc 6£H,n_dreuit. The day iras fine and I tJE.ioyeG me fine scenery until we got oat tig-sun into the wia« &aa. in fie of Dee. 1 I looked \ ° Ut !r ' JBi n ill:*- i ""' • ~ sajrSwed- ; of ue and Denmark on : ve were Bailing nearer : nest- v" coast of Long Island i— —- .: ... A - liMMti sight as we steam away for broftd ocean. The first few days All went well, and 1 was beginning to congratulat^ inyseil on & voyage free from seasickness, But after a Tittle we began to realize what it win 10 be "Booked in the Cra* die of the Deep." Soon the motion became double, rolling me from side to side, while the ship kicked up first one end and then the other. " 16 it tt storm?" I asked the captain. "Oh ho," he replied* "but there's been One, or there is one coining near here." I had not yet missed a meal, but now the double motion began to effect all the molecules of my body, and particularly my stomach, which now seemed a some* thing by Itself add making a vain effort to get into harmony with Its environments. To quiet the thing, I tumbled into my bunk and grasped the railing to keep it steady, but we tumbled all together from side to side, and now as if going to stand on my head, then on my feet, until my stomach lost its grip— need I say more—I was sea-sick. The storm increased—waves struck the'fih'ip as if a battery of guns had been discharged against it. A sailor was knocked down against some timber on the upper deck, his shoulder broken, his skull fractured, from which he died in three hours. He was buried in the sea next day in the worst of the storm. I was anxious to witness the burial, but was too sea-sick to venture out of my room. I assure you it was a sad thought to me thnt anyone must be buried in mid ocean, the loneliest, the dreariest place in the universe. This storm lasted almost four days, and one day the ship wont with the wind down toward Spain, because we could make no progress against the waves and wind. I crept to my port-hole window to get a sight of the mountin waves. It was a grand sight. We seemed to be in a deep gorge with a vast flood rushing down like a mountain on us. Then we would rise to look down into a great vortex of angry water. I had no fear, because we were in mid ocean, far from any rocks, and our officers were skillful sailors. Everything loose would slide and roll. Sometimes at the table those on chairs not fastened to 'the floor would slide clear back against the wall. The floor often stood inclined as much as the roof of my house; first one way, then the other. But the storm had an end, and I got well nnd had no regrets about my voyage by sea, after it was all over. I was anxious to see a whale, a shark or other wonders of the deep, but only sea gulls, and once some jumping fish called dolphins by the sailors, appeared. We sighted but two ships out on the ocean and they were distant. I was glad to get ashore, but for three or four nights I was yet rocking on the ocean in my dre'ams and slept uneasily. In the fifteen days I have been in Copenhagen, I have been invited to three dinners—responded to a toast given to welcome the " new American consul," which was pleasantly noticed in tho city newspapers. Have two invitations ahead, one to dine with the American minister, the other to spend Christmas with u wealthy citizen and his family. I have met at these dinners editors, doctors, legislators and officials, but as yet have not seen the king or any of the royal family, The Danes are fine looking, polite and hospitable people, but for me there is no country to be compared with America. But I cannot tell you everything in one letter. I send Christmas greetings to all my dear friends. ORDANDO H. BAKER. DISTEIBUTION Or SUPEBVISOBS. The LuVerne Xews Thinks There Oueht to Bo One "South ot the Court House." THE UPPER DBS MOINES' excuse for the monopolization of the members of the county board by the northern portion of the county is, to say the least, a poor one. It claims that inasmuch as it was Dr. Peters' place that was to be filled, a Ramsay man was entitled to the appointmemt, but there are a great many people down in the south end who fail to see it in that way, and if if our neighborly contemporary had been possessed of a desire to see such a rule established, it might have found an opportunity last fall to manifest its faith by works. It devolved upon the countv convention last fall to name a candidate for county supervisor to fill the vacancy caused by Mr, Lovell's removal from the county, and as Mr. Lovell was a LuVerne man, according to our contemporary, a LuVerne man for the Bu u v , , a <*. But Lu\ erne has always been satisfied' le P° rtion of the earth a candidate for county one of . be u attorney she did not name one o r own citizens for supervisor, but the l£^ QK elegatlOD did name a good man from Sherman township for the vacancy and asked that he be • ^ n ?_ ti , OD ' »hieh in all ought to have been done not by,n>--1. means because it was a LuVerne over it ODSBD1 SiKKA OJ7 TEE *go tema* apre and more rtrik- kick. Ld ^f.l^ a " d u- made the first children aod iov«! ones, nod YOEK, Jan. 20.—Philip c. Hat- Lniiec Bvaiee euueu: a: La Gum-re., who it uc leave Q.' • , Mfe from the peril, f the mpo-rs Oar s to hare a life lause 5 a O'Brieoi. counted. were f ixvw jj'!v«t.y to the a failuiv to uirn n over u> *t ih« U*",vuKioan will have oar fa\\\r th ow guuci auc tie to their evtjrvoe «aififiec and whfc aijiropaaant E " tiis- prooaaa- ! rai e thought of of U&n. 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