The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 15, 1893 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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THE OTPEK DES MOINES! ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBlilTAKY IB, 1808, n Tw«nty-SAv«nth Year. BY 1NGHAM & WARREN. T«rm« to Subscribers: One copy, one yaar ll.fto One copy, Sir month* 75 One copy, three months *0 Beat to any address at nbore rates. Remit by draft, money order, express order, or postal note at our risk. Rates of advertising Kent on application. ttepubllcnii City Convention. A convention of tho republican voters of the city of Algona will be held at the court house In Algona on Thursday, Feb. 21), at .741)0 p. m. for the purpose of placing In nomination can' dldates for tho ofllcns of Mayor, City -Solicitor, Treasurer, and Assessor. The wards will be entitled to representation as follows: Flfst ward 4;Thlrd ward.. n Second ward ....4|Fourth ward.. 4 Ward comniltteenian arc requested to see that caucuses are called for their respective precincts. J. W. WADSWOHTH, City Chairman. Wnrd 1'rliunrlcs. Finsr WAHD—At S. 8. Sessions' office, Friday evening, Feb. 17, at 7:30, to nominate a candidate for alderman und choose four delegates to tha city convention. E. Telller, Com. Judge Jackson Is not an old state rights democrat, as haft been reported He comes of the old whig stock, and I have doubt that on all political questions he wU vote with the republicans. Ho was a tThte man during tho war, which proves conclut ively that he never was a believer In th state rights doctrine. Judge Jackson Is mnn of great ability, and his appointtnen is n most excellent one. Republicans wh are criticising President Harrison for no appointing n member of his own party ar too hasty. I doubt If any republican M Harrison could have nominated would hav been confirmed. There Is no Hintt to d bate in the senate, you know, and the dcm ocrats could easily prevent a vote upon an nomination between now and the 4th March." A new prize fight is being arranged Tho negro, Jackson, and Corbet will flgh unless Corbet and the Englishman, Mitch ell, arrange a match. THE vote on a preliminary motion looking to the repeal of tho Sherman silver act shows that there is no immediate prospect of stopping such use of silver as we now have. In spite of President Cleveland's urgently expressed wishes tho democrats would not act together, and tho republicans gave enough votes to defeat repeal. Among these was Congressman Dolliver. Ho has taken tho position that •there Is no such immediate danger from silver as is claimed, and that it is a bad time for republicans to repudiate their own legislation just as they are going out of power. If the incoming administration desires to stop silver coinage let it accept tho responsibility. THE LeMars Sentinel proposes a new editorial association over west of us, and the Sioux City Journal commenting says: "The Upper Dos Moines Editorial association has just held its seventh semi-annual meeting at Engle Grove. The association has been a very successful one, and its last meeting was the best it ever held. It has been some time since. the editors of northwestern Iowa ' got together'—so long that if old acquaintance is not to be forgot another meeting will have to be held pretty soon. Why not?" Why not come up to Spirit Lake in July and let all northwestern Iowa meet together? There is nothing gained by dividing up into little gatherings, it is more difficult to keep up interest, no point of meeting is too distant as it is, and the larger territory covered the better acquaintance is gained. In any event let everybody come to Spirit Lake next summer. There will be time enough to split up after that. IT is reported and believed by reliable democratic authorities that Cleveland has offered to make Judge Gresham secretary of state. This remarkable political move has caused a commotion. Judge Gresham has never pretended to be a democrat, and not long ago said that excepting his view on the tariff he was as good a republican as ever. He was a member of President Arthur's cabinet, and four years ago was a leading presidential candidate in the republican national convention. Probably but for his personal quarrel with President Harrison he would have voted the republican ticket last fall. He supported Cles'elund after coquetting with the Weaver pnrty, but on none but personal grounds, and certainly has never made public any statement that would warrant his selection to lead in a democratic administration. It is little wonder that tho appointment if it has been decided on has angered the democratic leaders. And that it has angered them is evidenced by the Washington reports. One of tho older senators said to a younger member: " I am an old mnn and cannot ut my time of life change my party fealty, but you are a young man with many years still before you, and I would advise you to leave the democratic party and join a more manly and self possessed organization. You can see for yourself that a party that is so poor in material, so impoverished in intelligence, in character, in resources that it cannot preduce sufficient material for a president elected by it to form his cabinet is a mighty poor party to belong to, and it would be better for nn ambitious young man to seek other political affiliations. I urn free to say that if I were as young as you I would do this, but I am too old to make a change. I have been a democrat too long to bo driven out of tho party at this late day by the selection of a rank republican for the chief office in the cabinet of the democratic president." This is said to express tho general sentiment in Washington. Senator Hill, meanwhile, is happy. He foresees that Cleveland is losing his support and uses every opportunity to help increase the discontent. One report says: " Ho got up a mock petition which he circulated among tho democratic senators for the appointment of Frank HiscooU as secretary of agriculture. He recalled that Hiscoek was a liberal republican, and acted with the democrats In 18T3, while Gresham never did act with the democrats except to vote for Cleveland for president in 1893, because of his personal detestation of his old rival in Indiana, Benjamin Harrison." Gresham's appointment kills off Win. R. Morrison's prospects, and cannot be accepted as anything but a very uncomplimentary snub to all the real democrats of Illinois and Indiana, to say nothing of the able democratic leaders of the country. Senator Wushburn of Minnesota upholds President Htm-isou's . late appointment of Judge Jack son, j He says: Congressman Dolliver, in speaking of the vote to repeal the Sherman silver law " I am opposed to the effort made to repea tho Sherman silver law today, because I c not propose that the republican part should be obliged to withdraw Its flnancla legislation at the close of this session congress. I do not propose to speak fo tho republican minority in the house representatives, but for myself. I desir to state that tho action of tho senate in re fusing by a vote of two to one to take u for consideration the measures for the re peal of the Sherman law, so-called, wa final. It seemed to mo a profligate expend iture of time to consider tho question the House. More than this, I do not shar tho apprehension expressed in some quar tors of a financial panic unless tho measur is repealed, and before I vote for its repoa I would be glad to know what the demo crattc party proposes to put in its place Such hasty and inconsiderate action In th face of the str&nuous effort of our polltica adversaries might lead to consequence more disastrious than the advance to ou present financial policy. The foolish con duct of tho fabled fly that was induced enter the web of the fabled spider woul have been repeated had tho republica party apologized for its financial legislatio at the request of Grover Cleveland, Henrj Villurd and Don M. Dickinson." Senator Funk says: "If sentimen in other counties is in accordance with th sentiment in the temperance county Dickinson, more than nineteen out of a pos sible twenty republicans in the state o Iowa feel that a modification of tho ropub lican position on the prohibitory question i at once right and expedient. If the masse of the party of tho state over could recor their real views we believe the resul would abundantly justify this conclusion. A 13-year-old boy up at Milford hunj himself Sunday in the barn, because'hi father gave him a whipping. He was deai when found. Clap trap among republicans don't gi for very much these days. The worth, office seekers who are talking about Presi dent Harrison's "betrayal" of the sout are thus neatly touched off by Lafe Young " The republican senators who are now th loudest in criticizing Harrison for ' abnnd oning the helpless black man,' betrayei their pnrty and defeated the so-called ' force bill'—the only bill lately presentee in an effort to secure fair elections in the south. The same senators dislike Hnrri son for other reasons, and only find in the Jackson episode convenient opportunity.' And the Nevada Representative in the sam strain says: "The very politicians wh< consorted at Minneapolis with the senator that defeated the election bill are first am loudest to charge Benjamin Harrison with betraying the republicans of the south." The State Register notes Phil. C Hanna's wedding and says: The brida trip will be an interesting ocean voyage Mr. Hanna is the second United States con sul who will take a brand new bride on a trip of this kind, the first being Johnson Brigham of the Cedar Rapids Republican Happy men! But as Grover Cleveland soon takes office we will have tho pleasure o welcoming them home before the year is fairly out. The Carroll Herald says, "The pres ideut is tho brunt of much indiscriminate censure for the appointment of a so-called states rights democrat. J. S. Clarkson condemns it in the most unqualified terms as a piece of party treachery, almost political crime. But time will vindicate the president's wisdom. It is the merest cant to question Harrison's patriotism party fealty or even his judgment, in the Jackson appointment. Time will prove, as tho post has testified, that President Harrison Is a patriot, a statesman and a party man of tact and judgment. His critics should RO slow before indulging in intemperate attack". Gladstone introduced his home-rule bill for Ireland Monday in a two-hours' speech. Justice Harlan of our supreme bench was present, apd says the closing sentences were the "most beautiful in pathos" he ever heard. It is regarded as one of Gladstone's greatest efforts, and he is past 83 years of age. Blalne leaves nearly all his estate to his wife. IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. Emmetsburg Reporter: J. H. and E H. Warren, formerly of the West Bond Tribune, are now conducting a daily paper at Spearflsh, S. D. It is both neat and newsy. Estherville Democrat: The Algona people are justly proud of their fine opera house. It is a fine structure and is decidedlj- modern in construction both inside and out. Elmore Eye: Mrs. G. W. Pangburn and sister, Miss Rice, visited over Sunday with their parents near Algona, and G. W. was a guest at the Western during the absence of his better half. Bancroft Register: Tom Kelley is now in Minneapolis, where he is holding down a position as street car con»i ductor. Kosauth county i S welt repre sen ted in the twin cities on the street car lines, and Tom will be .as good as any of them, and we wish him success in his new undertaking. H, J. Wilson contributed about 100 sacks of flour to the necessities of some unknown individuals night. The flour was stored in the warehouse near the mill, and some party, or parties, drove up to the warehouse, knocked out a window, and loaded up, as near as he can estimate, about 100«acks of flour. Carroll 'Herald: Congressman last Saturday not ono, perhaps, which Will permit me oinKari \n »>>«» ...... ... to write a letter of very groat interest to the majority of your readers, but on tho other hand, 1 have hope that It may bo of Interest to all, and am confi- Dol•x^»v> • VI*. AU.V.L C*IU > V^VTUU •> ViO3lIiC»il Lf\Jk liver says he shall not change his vote on the closing of the world's fair on Sunday. He is not in favor of imperil- ling our American regard for the Sabbath by giving way to the present popular demand for Sunday opening. Mr. Dolliver is certainly representing tho majority of his constituents in the stand he has taken. Phil. C. Hanna's wedding ocourrred lust Wednesday evening, and has at- itracted attention all over the country. Tho New York Herald sent for an 800 word telegraphic report, and other New York papers have made special mention of the event. The groom and bride came to Algona to the opera house opening and have met many friends. They go about March 1 to Venezuela to remain the remainder of his term. Spencer News: The Iowa State band will give a concert in this city on Wednesday evening next, the 15th inst. This organization'^ one of the finest of its kind in the northwest. It captivated the great national convention at Minneapolis last year. These concerts are given by 25 of the band's picked men, who will play the same pieces they expect to discourse at the world's fair next-summer. Tho low price of 50 cents will bo charged for admission. The band .deserves liberal patronage, ns its standing as a musical organization is conceded by all. The Emmetsburg Democrat quotes ostensibly from THE UPPER DES MOINES as follows: "This is miserable weather. It is too cold for any purpose. The junior editor of this paper has had to stay at home every Sunday night for two months. Boys", it's awful." Inasmuch as the regulation Iowa winter has had no more constant champion than this paper the above is a very malicious slander. Miserable weather, indeed I There has never been better health, and better spirits in northern Iowa than there is today. Iowa's winters are one of her two finest seasons. Elmore Eye: One of the mosf favorable things that can be said of any country is that there is an abundance of pure water, and that such can be said of this section is true. Fred. D. Dolliver, living two miles south in Kossuth, informs us that he has recently drilled a_two-inch tubular well three rods from his house that throws an inch stream three feet above ground. Pipes are connected which carry water to his barn and stock yards, and ho also intends to run pipes into his house as it is possible to furnish water to all the rooms on the ground floor. Ed. Dolliver also has a well that throws an inch stream 16* feet above ground. Port Dodge Chronicle: The following official figures have been received as a result of the target practice in the state militia for 1892: First regiment, 3; Second, 13.7; Third, 16.9; Fourth, 23.0. Col. Thos. F. .Cooke of Algona, general inspector of small arms practice of the Iowa National guards, writes that the Muscatine rifles head the list of companies of the state, the figures of merit of the first five belonging as follows: Company C, Second regiment, 102; Company B, Third regiment, 74.4; Company K, First regiment, 68.5; Company H, Fourth regiment, 52.2; Company E, Third regiment. 46.3. It will be seen that the Muscatine rifles head the second .company by 27.6 points. The ranges shot over are 200, 300, 500 and 600 yards. filNTS FHOM Mnnn OJ*<-§ Itt* „.... on Vftflon* T6plc«-Th« SHCCM* ef Mark snndR at Ann Arbor. WASHINGTON, D. C., .Tan. 80, 1808. To tho Editor: My present mood Is over the wire last dead." Today all dent that at least my thought's will bo of as miich vnluo as if wrltton in n lighter frame of mind. My having leisure today is to be attributed to tho message which flushed Friday, " Blaino is the executive departments are officially closed, tho last last sad rites are performed and all that was mortal of tho greatest statesman of the last decade is laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery, where sleeps tho author of " Homo, Sweet Home," Amid such musings it is not strange that ray thoughts should have turned homeward, and that I remembered my promise to communicate something AS IT IS VIEWED. Expressions of Leading Republican Journals on President Harrison's Appointment of Judge Jackson. St. Paul Pioneer Press: Careful observers in the political field may have noticed during the national campaign a tendency on the part of J. S. Clarkson to make himself too numerous. Burlington Huwkeye: There is a partisanism that hurts the party. There can be too much of a good thing. J. S. Clarkson of the national commit- ;ee permits his zeal to run away with iis judgment in his criticism of President Harrison for the promotion of Judge Jackson, a democrat, from the circuit to the supreme court. The ^resident has made no mistakes thus 'ar in all his judicial apppointrnents. Kansas City Journal: J. S. Clarkson md some other republicans very severely criticise President Harrison for lis recent action in appointing Judge lackson of Tennessee upon tho supreme jpnch. It is but a choice between Harrison's appointment and Cleveland's appointment. We prefer Harrison's udgrnent in picking out the kind of a democrat, if democrat it was to be. iarrison has never yet slopped over so et him alone and see if he will not come out right side up with care. Chicago Journal: James S. Clarkson makes the appointment of Judge Jackson to the supreme court the excuse for i four-column tirade against President Garrison as the cause of the de- eat of the republican party last November. The interviews—for Mr. Jlarkson has chosen that form for his ulmination—is as illogical as it is ven- >mous, and as uncalled for as it is ma- ignant. From beginning to end it Is he utterance of a sorehead with a grievance against President Harrison. New York Commercial: He proba- ily appointed the very man whom Mr. Cleveland would have named and set .n example of high minded courtesy nd patriotism that every true Amerian will applaud. New York Tribune: It is a graceful nd creditable act in Mr. Harrison to elect a democrat to succeed Justice about Washington, the opening of congress, etc., to my friends in Kossuth. I took a few days leave when congress met and studied the sessions of the first two days—hearing tho rending of tho president's message, with the intention of reporting it. My present inclination, however, is to communicate more than gossip, so I haven't much to say about the opening of the House. Of course I went down und had a chat with our friend Dolliver. That brings to my recollection a conversation with a friend not long since, in which my thought in one direction was called out and I think I will repeat it. (Now, unless I check myself, I shall bo commun- icting myself instead of news from Washington to my Iowa friends, but since Emerson says that is what we should always do, whether we talk or whether we write, I'll take the chances and so far as I do communicate myself I shall endeavor to make a true impression.) Having remarked to a friend that I had only visited Prof. Harrington, chief of the weather bureau, once since coming to the city, and if anyone had told me before I left Ann Arbor that I should be in Washington six months and only visit Prof. Harrington once I should not have believed it possible, she inquired, " What is the reason? Do you feel as if the difference in your positions is too great?" I laughed at the idea. I have been too long associated with Emerson on terms of perfect equality to recognize any barrier between persons, and the basis of our equality is .probably this: "There is no great and no small to the Soul that maketh all.". So if I should see anyone setting himself up as minature God among his fellows, he is already fallen from the pedestal whereon he would seat himself, and I cannot look up at him, and if I do look up at him I shall not see him. We make our rank equal with the greatest by doing our utmost. The summing up of my reflections on the opening of congress may be stated in this way: If anyone who trains the " young idea" on the prairies of. Kossuth, thinks that the opening of the national congress is of any greater moment in human destiny if she faithfully performs her part, than the opening of her country school, she does not fully realize the importance of her position and the extent of her responsibility. But supposing you have had enough of the convening of Congress let me ramble in another directi6n. I went down to the national theatre a week ago Sunday evening to hear Col. Robt. G. Ingersol on "Voltaire." On the way I accidentally encountered our friend Dolliver again. After we had exchanged a few. remarks he inquired, " are you going down to hear that professional Atheist revile the Christian religion?" I had just come from an informal reception at the parlors of the Willard, where I had gone for the express purpose of meeting Rev. Anna Eastman of the Congregational church in New York City, and perhaps this question grated a little, but, realizing that our inimitable congressman is the son of a Methodist minister, I of course immediately concluded that his language was quoted from his father, and his amsued tone proved that he was not stating his serious view of the case, so I gave him an affirmative answer and ascertained that that was also bis "point of contact" as he expressed it. Now, in order to give a true impression after which I have just said, it may be necessary to add seriously that if Dolliver or any other man thinks that Ingersol or any other man has anything to say against the Christian religion worthy of the attention of intelligent people, he and I differ in opinion, to say the least. [Tremendous applause.] (The bracketed words are after the fashion of the minister who inserted in his sermon, (weep here). Perhaps, however, I ought to have omitted them lest it should appear that I was not serious in writing proceeds.) The reception to which I referred above was given that those who wished to do so might have an opportunity to meet Rev. Mrs. Eastman, who had mimisrerB, Mf*. Kafttmftft ftnfl Ml* Shaw, 1 want to say thai 1 read with i great deal of satisfaction the statemon ift THS tTjpPBR DfcS MOtNKS thtlt A. L Hudson has decided to leave Iho Ifctfa profession and brrome a Unitarian minister. Itis a sign of Iho limes when a man with »,ho prospect of woaul and fame boforo him, decides to $a,\ with tVof. Agtmtft, " I haven't time U make thon<»y,"and to really hellov< that, " tho eon of man camo hot to bt ministered unto but to minister. Neither does that mean to mo one sot of man In a distant past, but owrv son and daughter of man on the f«oi< of thl planet today. But somebody tvwy sug gost that if everyone came not to bo minlstorod unto, where is there anj ministering to IKS done? A hint as to tho answer may be found In tho stale ment that the cripple is no exjK>cted to minister by running of errands, or tho doaf mute by readinj to others. There is an illustration o ministering- in the story wo used U •road In school about a good actiot never thrown away, which occurs U mo. Bat I fear my pen is running away and there is ono more point that I wlsl to make before closing—to mak amends through your columns for a wrong done in them last summer—a far as I can. What reminds mo of it I this, I received a letter from Mark boys that Kossutl to own—the other Sands — ono of the ought to be proud „, ......... ^ -----day. He is now a member of tho senioi law class of the University of Michigan and wrote to me, as chairman of the committee of the law department which has in charge the securing of i speaker for the Washington's birthdaj address. Last year this committee so cured then ex-President, now President-elect Cleveland to deliver the ad dress, so anyone may consider it HI honor this year to receive the in vita tion to be his successor. That, how ever, is not the points neither does it matter what the chairman of that committee wanted me to do for him. What I wish to say is that Mark Sands is at the head of the University o Michigan senior law class, and THE UPPER DES MOINES should take pleasure in doing him an honor, and I regret shxS it should have said anything Isist summer to injure him. I do noi think i! possible for anyone to say or do sBj-shiEj which, really injures" another. be; -KTS feel hurj" when wrong strM«e.<5css sre made, and especialh so wses red-=«M>a is cast upon those DOW passed teTocc. sh* bounds of time who SusTe sxvii is closest relation to us. The press- CLEMS 3oo earefullv euart iteellsn&Ss'clrecTioa. v. they're So mneb sasss- ssSas for 6&e present though I hsT* <SE|T Muted GIT on di.ffere.Ej HOT A B051 QCivil service examinations for places n the railway service will be held in owa as follows: At Mason City on 'hursday, April 13; Sioux City, Tues- ay, April, 18; Des Moines, Monday, \prll 24, and Davenport, Wednesday, April 26. • preached the sermon introductory to the National American Woman's Suffrage Association convention which was held in Washington Jan. 16 to 20, 1894. I heard the sermon and was convinced that Rev. Mrs. Eastman was a congenial spirit, and determined to make her acquaintance. After conversing with her that evening, and after hearing her address the convention later, I have formulated my reflections into the following: She culls herself a Congregationalist, and I call myself a Unitarian, but so far as I have been able to discover it is a distinction without a difference, and the day is not far distant when it will be sufficient for both to be simply Christian. I met at the reception also Rev. Mrs. Anna Shaw, Miss Anthony, and the delegation from Georgia, who brought a beautiful boquet from the sunny south and presented it to Miss Anthony that evening. On receiving the flowers the lattejypromptly rapped the meeting to order and exhibited them to those present with appropriate acknowlege- ments. On referring to the incident, the Evening Star said: "The flowers were not sweeter than the dear little Georgia women who brought them." '"Them's my sentiments tu,") Before I get too far away from these Kossuth-s Jail Bird Comes From Respectable Pamlly-A Dubnque Correction. The following from the Dubuqu< Telegraph explains itself: Saturday the Telegraph republished from thi Des Moines Register an article concern ing Thos. Kenna, a former Dubuquer who was recently arrested in Texas by a deputy sheriff of Kossuth county Iowa, on the charge of burglarizing i store in Algona. It is probable tha since leaving Dubuque, six years ago Kenna has unfortunately fallen into bad company and gone wrong; but it not at all true, but on the contrary cruelly and unjustly false that thi young man belongs to a family of crimi nals. His father and mother and sis ters and brothers are worthy people who have always earned their living b\ honest industry, and who enjoy the re spect of all who know them. The fact; that everyone of the children received a good common school education, anc that Thomas, now in custody in Kos suth county, was also taught and learned two trades, harness making and bricklaying, conclusively prove that in rearing the family the parents did their full duty. Of the members o the family Thomas alone has figured ai a defendant in a criminal action, and i is not because he lacked proper home training that he has deviated from the path of rectitude. What he has done he has done. in spite of the fireside teaching and example and not because of it. While with his people in Du buque he never committed any act tha would justify his arrest. Because the publication of it has caused the morti fication to innocent persons, whose records are without blemish, and hon orable, the Telegraph regrets its repro duction of that part of the Register't article relating to the family. When apprised of the facts our Des Moines contemporary will doubtless also experience and express regret. MISOELLANEOUS MEMORANDA. G. A. R. Supper, To all readers of THE UPPEK Di_ MOINES: You are respectfully invited to attend the annual supper of Jas. C Taylor post, G. A. R., prepared by the loalftfl of thfi wnmpn'a ^^M^t „ „ of the woman's reief corps assisted by the volunteer corps, at court house hall, Feb. 22. Come out and get a good meal and help a good cause, and also enjoy a musical, literary, and social treat. Supper, 25 cents; will be served from 6 to 8 p. m. H. C. McCoy, Chairman of the Executive Committee. World's Pair Tea «nd Coffee. Kossuth people can get the teas and coffees that are to be used exclusively on the world's fair grounds at W P Carter's. Chase & Sanborn have an exclusive contract, and Mr. Carter uses their goods altogether. You can get the same thing just as cheap in Algona as in Chicago. Planoa and Organs. For organs from $55 upward; for pianos from $250 upward; for organ* and sew sew' piano sheet music and books; for ing machines from $20 to $50; for D0 »» ing machine repairs for all machines, for sewing machine needles for all ma- shines; for sewing machine oil, best quality in the market; for second-hand sewing machines from ?5 upward; for anything in the line of sewing machines or musical instruments, call on 43eowt4 J. B, SHERIFF GRAHAM'S CAWL How Its "Laid For" arid FinallyCo^ railed His Escaped Jail Bird, Hays or Konna. Our Sheriff Does a Piece of Detective Work that Savors of Being a Pretty Good job. Sheriff Graham arrived last Thursday with his man Hays, or Kenna t as ho is known, coming from Des Moines. VVhllo in that city ho was seen by the Register reporter, and a thrilling two column story of adventure was the result, which has boon going the rounds- of the press, and Jack is now dividing honors with the heroes of Inspector- Byrnes' detective stories. The full account under glaring headlines we have seen in the Codur Rapids Republican and Dubuquo Telegraph, while shorter selections have boon as thick as newspapers nro getting in Kossuth. This man Hays is one of the parties who- broke into Prank Potter's place at Hobart and stole some small articles. He was caught near Emmotsburg and Deputy Melnroe was bringing him homo, when ho -jumped through a car window with his handcuffs on and got away. Ho was recaptured In Dakota and safely lodged In jail, but with his partner poked out the jail wall with a broom stick and escaped again. As- the story goes he was followed to Du- buquo. The Telegraph says: This is- Kenna's home, and here all his family nro know as habitual drunkards. While here he held up and robbed a man and woman on the street and made his escape. The sheriff was called to Chicago at this critical juncture by an accident to his wife, ,vho was in a railroad wreck. The next heard of Kenna was in Dakota, where he was arrested and shot, but only slightly wounded. At this place he did not get as far as the jail before he knocked the officer down with his shoe and escaped. Still the Algona detective kept after his man, who was next found at Lima, Ohio, where he was doing- top work on an electric light tower and getting §10 an hour for it, as he is an expert at this work. But Kenna got wind of his pur- surer and fled to Detroit, Mich., where Mr. Graham lost track of him. The next information located the fugitive in Lincoln, Neb., where Mr. Graham followed him; then to Emporia, Kan., and to Caldwell, Kan. »he sheriff was only three days behind, but the bird flew to Bowie, Texas, with Graham hot on the trail. But there was still another move, and this was to Paris, Texas, where Graham arrived four hours after the burning of the ne°r ravisher. ° Here the Iowa sheriff did some detective work that ought to be glory enough for one officer's lifetime, for _tw«is a job such as you read about in Finkerton-s or Garboriau's stories. He was disguised as a farmer and soon found his man, but not with such surroundings as to invite attack, for he had a gang of seven with him all heavily armed and Graham was alone. At night the gang all went out of town three or four miles and held a consultation. They were hard pressed for a bank robbery which they had committed at Arkansas City, so they went out in the brush to determine what to do. The sheriff followed them and lay for hours within a few feet of their circle and heard them tell all about the robbery and plan to divide the money and send it by mail to different parts of the country, as they were to break UD a P d .;e°. to different directions. The vigilant officer made note of all these directions, and next day he telegraphed to all the places where the burglars were going, to have them apprehended, with the result that every one is now in jail for that bank robbery. Kenna was to go to Guthrie, Oklahoma, for his share, and so our hero followed him there and waited in the postoffice for his man to come. The letter arrived containing $90 in currency. It was not registered, but the sheriff had it put in the registry department after taking the money out. This was to get the man at a disadvantage by making him go to the registry window, which was in a corner at the end of a narrow alley wa r n Fi y n t n e S? St ° fflceboxes and *& wall. Finally Kenna appeared, went to T he * w *l ndo y and ^ked for hi letter Just then he was called by name from behind and looking around saw the sTmd ±i hi ! d , C . hased . him ^eral thou? sand miles taking aim at him with a big revolver. There was no appeal from the ruling of this court, 8OP he 3h«n ff £ Ut °V h ° handcuffs which the sheriff tossed to him and submitted to having his revolver taken away from him. On the way north Kenna made a desperate attempt to leap from a train on Monday night with LndcX on the tram running at a speed of 85 miles ?- f £" r ' r and but 1Ittle clothing to protect him from the extreme cold. P THE oyster season isn't over yet, and the City bakery is prepared to fi 1 all orders, great or small. By the ouart 40 cents. We have New York counts' and there is nothing nicer ' coffee in town at the House grocery. • Cheese < vt W. P, TRY our 40c tea. M. Z. Grove & Son. Cheese at TOWN loans are at W. F. at » flve i.,' over Carter's. FARM loansat^kinner Bros.' TOWN lo^ng at Skinner Bros. '. J?

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