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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 23, 1891
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THE UPPBK D$S M01NE8: ALGONA, IOWA* DIM nmi* \ UP IN GREENLAND. RtllftlAii And OrltriA Among *h* Natlt-en of That Northorn I.«nd. A good deal was learned about the natives of Greenland on the second Visit of the members of the Kite expedition to (Jodharen. Though supposed to bo Christians—In the church Sense—they have not that obedience to the creed that would bo necessary to qualify them for church membership In America The doctrine of original Sin they decline absolutely to accept, Snys the Chicago Times, und thoy refuse also to believe in a hell— . Hot suritfisintf, considering the tem•' psrature bf Greenland. Gov. Cars* tens Imparted thin Information about original oin' lh horrified tones. He H»M BOfthdalixod When he lorn-nod that of the party to Whom ho was apeak- ing not ono believed la it elihor. Bun and moon and Ri'onl. Hplrlt are the trinity thoy worship. Not far from Gocllmvon IH a c;ivo which no Esquimau passes without throwing in some article, cvon if it Is only a hunk Of blubber, to appease tho grout npirlt. }t was sutfgoated that this would be the place for the expedition to acquire ratios If UHJ cavo could bo found. In forinor yours tho Koqutmaux buried wiUi tholr dead tho kayak and •pear if' '.ho ilocoaBud was a man and the houit.-holil implements If u woman. Utilitarian id and probably did away with this wtiHt'.) of personal property. At tho present time the Esquimaux go to tho Danish churches /or tho benefit of tho music and singing, which thoy greatly onjoy. In religion, as in everything else, thoy appear to bo governed by their own traditions. Mr, Carstons said that in Greenland there is really no law, and it is impossible to Inflict any punishment oxoopt small linos or minor deprivations. If ono Esquimaux killed another, or if a member of tho Kite expedition slaughtered a native or folio w- ranmber ashore, . tho Danish government would be helpless. Throe murders aro on record in Greenland. A wicked Esquimaux in his kayak overtook an oomialc or big . skin barge, manned by women, and wickedly cut a big hole In tho bottom, drowning tho nine occupants. Nothing oould bo done about it. Ilia fellow- Esquimaux took no action with a view to getting even, und ho Is going 1 around just tho same without much of u blemish on his record. "You could Und him in tho Omenak Froid," said Mr. Carulons. "If any of you gentlemen care to hunt him up you can shoot him if you liko. Ilo woll deserves it. Greenland has no oxoou- tlonor. The Inspector can't go around hanging people. Neither tho governor nor myself wants tho job. No Esquimau ooul.l bo induced to do it." Mr. Carstons had noted Dr. Kuoly's anxiety to gut an Esquimau skeleton, and especially urgod tho job upon him. The second murdor was ono of Infanticide. The third was tho killing Of an insane girl. The youn>? woman was quite obstreperous and tho Esqui- maux held u mooting' and decided that they wouldn't stand It any longer. The doctor had given ono of thorn some oarbollzed oil for external purposes only. They administered a teaapoonful of it to the girl, und she became orazlor than over. When sho subsided they decided l/u bury her. When tho doctor looked into the mutter ho decided that she had boon bur- iod alive. Nothing was done about It. A nront Tobnuoo Voar. The Pall Mall Gazette says that last yoar in Great JJritaln was tho greatest tobacco your on record. Tho gross revenue from Ibis source amounted to £9,717,000. or£608,000 In excess of the previous year. This tho commissioners attribute to tho improved wages of tho working elans, for it is also worth noting that the revenue has gained and not lost by tho reduction of tho duty. The consumption of rum, on tho other bund, hn» continued to increase In splto of tho extra sixpence u gallon imposed last year—u fact which murks It out as a tit subject for another sixpence next year, liut the alcoholic tendency of these times has not boon confined to spirits; it hus asserted itself In wine also—whence tho commissioners, who gauge mankind by tho wine and spirit tost, infer that the "upper strata" also havo en- Joyed better pay. Tea, coffee and cocoa suggest similar roliootlona; indeed, a large part of tho report is u writing of contemporary history by the bibulous method. lloro !• n Cure, IntlooU, The oddest cure for nervous prostration is that advocated by Sebastian Kneipp, a liuvarlun priest. It la to walk barefoot and bareheaded in wot grass, on wot stones, in fresh fallen snow or In cold water. Knolpp has l)eoii In practice, ho says, thirty years with this curative method, lie ia said to havo cured thousands of patients by It. Ills liltlo village Is overcrowded with visitors coming for help in their various attliotious. People of all olasses'soom to have faith in the man, and even Baron Nathaniel Rothschild (taking with hiui a cook, a saoretury and two servants), has gone through the necessary ordeal, sleeping in his own private saloon carriage at night meanwhile, at a railway station four miles oli'. Knolpp claims that water will euro every ourublo disease. Proof PoAlllvo. "Are you sure ho is dead?" asked the insurance agent of the widow of a deceased miser. •Certain of it" •What proof have I of itP" •There were twenty carriages at hla funeral that I ordered myself." 'How does that prove his death?" 'Ah, slrl you didn't know him. If Tpm hud beeu tho least alive he'd kicked at the expense, euro! "—Texas Sittings. WHERE HE SLEPf. A 0«»* Wh*r* Monny nfl-tvwt bf Balnf? Fred Wllllamg, the Pullman ticket agent 1ft the Pennfrylvimla station, Jersey City, bta iftjpft stories to tell of the peculiattttoi of the average traveler than ttOV man in the state. Fred naturally meets more people in hid line Of business than most ticket agents, on account of the Immense number of people who pass his window and aak questions. Fred says that patience very often ceases to be a virtue with him, and if ii Were not for the fact that his otitlodfc With the company is a very bright ono ta would keep a gun In his offlo* to shoot cranks. Here is n spooh.i:.. of a recent, experience Fred hud with an unsophisticated traveler. One afternoon a man with an Ohio (franker o:>st of countenance approached his window und Inquired: "Young man, I want to go to Akron." "Akron is In Ohio," responded Fred, rubbing his French-cut board. "That's true," unid ' the stranger, "nnd I wiint a lower berth clear through, and have it in the center rar. too. I've got rheumatiz and am fctiffor'n a yard o' whale bone, and I'm no climber, neither." "Lower berths were sold out an hour ngo, " answered Fred, "and there's nothing loft but the porter's lower in the stateroom.. That, of course, you can't buy." "Young man," breathed the man from Akron, as ho planted his callous palm down on the glass ticket counter, ••youHo fly ticket men are dead skins, nnd never have anything decent to Roll unless a young lady or a friend comes along; then the lower berths are thicker than daisies in Juno." Fred persisted that the lowers wore all sold, and offered the man a good upper berth. "I want no uppers," responded the Ohio man, "until some one invents a moans of climbing in them without breaking his nook. But I'll toll you what I will do, young man. I'll crack thin $2 back in my wallet, sloop In the smoker, and call myself so much in. I'm not paying good money to sleep next the roof when I oaii snooze In the smoker for nothing. " Thon he walked out of the station, pflad ut heart that no lower berths wore available on the diagram. — Now York World. 'QOD SAVE THE CZAR.' Short, History of tho Hymn Whloli Ilu« nirjtiirlxid ICuri>i>« in Polltlni. The Russian national hymn, which has played such an abnormally large part in European polities recently, is very young, considering tho gray antiquity of tho country to which it belongs. When Nicholas, with his composer, violinist, general, and adjutant, AlexolsFrodorowltoh Lwow, appeared in Berlin and Vienna in 181)8, tho bauds of tho local garrisons were constrained to greet him with their own national airs, for painstaking research had failed to discover a melody essentially and imperially Russian. Nicholas was considerably abashed whori hU attention was called to this Klato of affairs, and his first ordor upon his return to St. Petersburg was that Lwow should prepare a Russian anthem. The result was tho glorious melody of "God Stive tho Czar," which oven Russian radicals and subjects of tlio three allied powers acknowledge lias not boon surpassed In purely patriotic music. The words of the hymn wore written by Shu- kowsky. The anthem was first rendered be- foro the o/ur on November 28. 1833. It was made the national Russian hyum by the decree of the lollowlng December 4. Lwow received from Nicholas, in recognition of the composition, a snuff box set with diamonds and the right to carry on his family coat of arms the words: "God Suvo tho C/.ur."—N. Y. Sun. Not So Ponceftil an Wo Seem. 1 'We are supposed to bo a peaceful nation," writes Col. Theodore A. Dodge, tho well-known authority on military subjects, in tho Forum, "but we havo had our fair sharo of strife, foreign and domestic. Siuoo the Revolution there havo been wars with England and with Mexico, with Tripoli and with Algiers; broils with Paraguay and Corea, and a gigantic civil war; rumors of wars with France, England, Spain- and Italy. There have been the John Brown raid, the Barnburner and FeniMi raids to Canada, many incursions across the Mexican border, and the filibustering expeditions to Cuba and Nicaragua. We have had the Whiskey and Shays rebellions; the election, draft, railroad, reconstruction, and sundry serious city riots; we havo had well on to two hundred deadly Indian fights and many awful massacres. Wo h»"e lost more men in active war since 1776 than any nation of Europe. This is a startling record for a peaceful people." Tlio World'* Oldoit Row«biiBh. Tho oldest rosebush in the world is ut llildorshehn, an old town in Huno- ver, capital of a Prussian administrative district. It was planted more than 1,000 years ago by Charlemagne, in commemoration of a visit made to him by the Ambassador of the Caliph Uaroun-al-Roschid of "Arabian Nights" fame. After it had become a flourishing vino, a cathedral was built over it* the date of the building being doubtful. It is known, however, that a coffin-shaped vault was built around its sacred roots in the yew 818, the vault and hush surviving a fire which destroyed the cathedral in 1146. The bush is now said to be 26 feet high and to cover 32 feet of the wall. The stem, after 1000 years' growth if only 2 laches in diameter.—St. L,oui« Republic. A DEAD DUKE'S ESTATE. lilt Gr*e* of Cl«**Iand fcfid th« Aer«4 it* W«i Lord Over. The late duke of Cleveland possessed Immense estates and vast wealth, and the whole of his property was at his own disposal He always lived in great state, and particularly at Raby. where he was quite a grand seigneur. His Durham estate, which extends over 56,887 acres, included a large portion of tho borough of Darlington, but the land was sold by htm for building purposes about twenty years ago, as north country people usually refuse positively to build on leasehold tenure. The duke owned the great tithe of Darlington. Raby In a magnificent place, says London Truth, the castle dating from the fourteenth century, and it stands In a finely wooded deer park of a thousand acres. Lord Boacohsfleld described it as the on!y place in En- glnnd, except Alhwlck, which came fully up to his ideas of the country Beat of "a gi'eat noble." The duke always passed tho autumn at Ruby. Jje was an excellent landlord, and there never were any vacant farms on the Raby estate, the tenants, as a rule, having lived on the property for generations. No estate has been more improved, and, in addition to rebuilding farm houses and Htoadlngs und erecting 1 cottages, milcj of land In Upper Teosdale which wore formerly barren moore have boon drained and BO well managed that tho land is now productive. Besides an estate of 25, 604 acres in Shropshire the duke owned another of 8,842 acres in North Hants, and another of 1,997 acres in Cornwall, while he also had 1,085 acres in Devonshire, and 4. 784 acres in Somersetshire, tho last domain Including a considerable portion of tho famous vale of Wrington, and also the valuable Bath wick property in tho city of Bath, from which he drew a very large rental. These were his family estates; but, before succeeding to the dukedom, he bought tho Battle Abbey properly of 6,025 acres from Sir Godfroy Vassail, and the beautiful old abboy became, and, always continued to bo, his favor- jite residence. KlndiioHN and Oloimllnoo*. In York I noticed an earthen dish In front of a shop. I road down through tho clean cool water with which tho dish was filled these merciful words burned at tho bottom: "Water your dog." One good man started that good fashion, and now there are many such dishes on tho pavements of many towns, and there is not a very thirsty dog in England. As 1 have said before, Great Britain' is remarkable lor her care of our dumb relations. Horses, cattle, sheep, chickens nnd birds are cared for tenderly. No English-born horse voluntarily takes stoera- ..nssage for America. The use of th^, loed bag for horses is universal; waiting for a fare tho cab horse has a lunch — a short order lunch. English drivers take better care of their horses than they do of 1 want to mention again that London is a clean city. I never by any accident stumbled on a vile smell — not even in n d.'rk alley. The plague described by Defoe was tho result of dirt in the wrong place. Dirt is now taken into tho country and fed to the hungry eoll. If five millions of people are long to live together they must keep their city clean. The people of London realize that. The people of any city will realize in due time that certain kinds of sickness are preventable. Typhoid fever is not an inscrutable providence of God. — Myron W. Reed. "In the swailing swirl of the sloughful wind, as tho gust goes glooring by, I sit by the bole of a baneful borch, with a moan and a soulful sigh. The mellowing mists of the eye are low, and tho fro> in tho dankful marsh chirps ohlrpingly sad in the ghoulaoma gloom, in a awiver- ing voice and harsh: " 'O, where is the swing of the swoonful swish, And the voice of the flim-flam foul? Mothinks it moans from the murky mold, And tho horns of the hootful owl.' "Now swivel me swift from the surging spring, I'm weary of wold and wind; the grewsorae graik of the job- berwock comes jlmmering to my mind. The feeble song of tho sport- some frog comes solemnwlse, soughing slow, and again I hear by the bourn- ful birch the wall of his wimpled woe: " 'O, where is tho swing ol the swoonful swish, From the laud of tho springful sprolel Must the blue miats blur on the drinkfule drule, And freight with their frought my soul!' "I dreamed I dreamed of Amelie Rives, in the dim of the danksome dark, and methought I rode on a moonful main in tho prow of a pullful bark, I wrought a rhyme as I roamed along, in the stream of tho starful grote; I woke at dawn in the dimpled day, and above is the rhyme I wrote." —Bradford Era. The Famoui Stoiichoiige. Stonehenge is a famous ruin of great but uncertain antiquity, situated in the centre of a plain near Amesbury in Wiltshire, England. At present it is merely a contused mass of moss-covered stones, which must be closely inspected in order to trace out the original form, which was two concentric circles of huge upright stones, enclosing two elipses the whole surrounded by a circular ditoh and embankment; the wall being 15 feet high and 1,010 in circumference. There is much difference of opinion among antiquarians as to what the original building, monument or dike was used for. Many eminent scientists believe it to be the remains of a Druidigh. temple, erected long before the Roman invasion of Britain.— Chicago Times. SEASONABLE ADVICE. A Fflvorltft for tfie Wlfttnr Slofttii*-!)o Von Wonder What It In? . F. W. Dlnjrle.v, drnRgist, takes especial pleasure in supplying his customers with the best medicines obtainable. Among the many excellent preparations on hlft shelves may be mentioned Chamberlain's Coil!/ Remedy, a favorite during the winter months on account of its great Success in the cure of colds. There is nothing that will loosen a severe cold so quickly, or so promptly relieve the lungs. Then it counteracts any tendency toward pneumonia. It Is pleasant and safe to take, and fully worthy of Its popularity. Knows It to Be RelinMc. Dr. R. L. St. John of Howlnnd, Putnam county, Missouri, takes especial pleasure in recommending Chamberlain's Cough Remedy because he knows it to be reliable. He hns used It In his practice for several years and says there Is none better. It is especially valuable for colds and as a preventive and cure for croup. This most excellent remedy is sold by F. W. Dingley. It Has No Itlvnl. As a preventive nnd euro for croup Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has no rival. It Is in fact tho only remedy that can always be depended Upon and that is pleasant and safe to take. There Is not the least danger In giving it to children, as it contains nothing Injurious. Sold -in 50-cent bottles by F. W. Dingley. If You Arc Troubled with rheumatism or a lame back bind on over tho seat of the pain a piece of flannel dampened with Chamberlain's Pain Balm. Pny up Notice. Every person knowing themselves owing me on account or note, is hereby notified to settle same without delay. Notes and accounts not paid before Dec. 20, will bu left with attorney for collection. A word to the wise is sufficient. 34t4 J. ,1. WILSON. DON'T forgot that wo have a large stock of mens' and boy's clothing, and will bo undersold by no one. Gco. L. Galbrath & Co. IF you aro notsatisfied with the coffee you aro using, try Chase & Sanborn's, at W. F. Carter's. Aro You AIlvo To the importance of keeping up with the times? If so, subscribe for that newsiest and best of metropolitan weeklies, The Sioux City Journal. In order to give this paper the widest possible circulation the publishers have made the following unprecedentedly low prices, from this date, for the campaign: Single copies to Nov. 16, 1891, 25 cents; clubs of flve or more to Nov. 16, 1891, 20 cents each. Sample copies free. Address Perkins Bros. Co., Sioux City, Iowa. It Slumld Bo In Every HOUHO. J. B, Wilson. 371 Clay street, Sharpsburg, Pa., suys he will not be without Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds, that it cured his wife, who was threatened with pneumonia, after an attack of la grippe, when various other remedies and several physicians had done her no good. Robert Barber of Crooksport, Pa., claims Dr. King's New Discovery has done him more good than anything he ever used for lung trouble. Nothing like it. Try it. Free trial bottles at Sheetz. 1 Largo bottles, 50c mid one dollar. 5 Kler.trlo Bitters. This remedy is becoming so well known und so popular as to need no special mention. All who havo used Electric Bitters sing tho same song of praise. A purer medicine does not exist, and it is guaranteed to do all that is claimed. Electric Bitters will cure all diseases of the liver and kidneys, will remove_ pimples, boils, salt rheum, ana othor affections caused by impure blood; will drive malaria from the system and prevent as well as cure malarial fevers. For euro of headache, constipation, and indigestion try Electric Bitters; entire satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded. Fifty cent and $1 bottles at L. A. Sheotz." 5 CHOICE buckwheat flour at J. J. Wil- son's.—36t4 Bncklon'8 Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for bruises, cuts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, totter, chilblains, chapped hands, corns Ana all skin eruptions, and positively cures jSiles or no pay is required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25c a box; sold by Dr. Sheetz. Low Rates for Holidays. On Dec. 24, 25, and 31, 1891, and Jan. 1, 1892, the Chicago & Northwestern Railway company will sell excursion tickets at very favorable rates. For tickets and further information apply to agents of Chicago & Northwestern railway.—37t3 For Sale, A desirable residence in tho best part of the city. Two lots; house containing nine rooms; good cellar, always dry; never-failing well of water; barn for five horses, wood house, coal house, carriage house, all in the very best repair. Will bo sold cheap and on easy terms. Also other residence property in Algona.-35t4 H. HOXIE. WE sell Chase & Sanborn's celebrated coffees. W. F. Carter. IF you need a pair of shoes for winter wear do not fail to call on F. S. Stough. Consumption Cured. An old physician, retired from practice, having had plivced In his hands by an East India missionary the formula of a simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and permanent cure of consumption, bronchitis, catarrh, asthma, and all throat and lung affections, also a positive and radical cure for nervous debility and all nervous complaints, after having tested its wonderful curative powers In thousands of cases, has felt it his duty to make It Imown to his suffering fellows. Actuated by this motive and a desire to relieve human suffering, I will send free of charge, to all who desire It, this recipe, In German, French, or English, with full directions for preparing and using. Sent by mall by addressing with stamp, naming this paper. W. A. Noyes, 830 Powers' Block, Rochester, N. Y. * f MOTHERS* FRIEND*' MRKES CHILD BIRTH EASY. Colvin, Iia., Doo. 8, 1880.— My wife used MOTHEB'8 FRIEND before her third 3uuinamont, and says oho would not be without it for hundreds of doll&ra. 13OOX MILi.3. Sont by express 0:1 receipt of price. $1.58 jjor bot .:,). li.-jok " To Mothers " mailed liee, raR CO; ATLANTA, CA -MI CMC »v »". BBuao'rr*. Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algona. Successor to J,J, Wilson, Office and Yard on Dodge street, south of State t ALGONA, * IOWA. ALEX. WHITE, JI indies the best of all descriptions of Which includes everything tlial is possibly needed for the construction of anything from <i picket fence to the very finest residence. WE MEET ALL COMPETITION. Come and give us a chance to figure your bills, and we will prove that this is not merely idle talk. .SANTA CuvusSoAP. You I\SI^ME wljy 'TIS Styh THE FEsoM's L>vd IttopE, So IJ'S -rtfE 'I- CHICAGO. SEEDS, SEEDS! Timothy seed, Red clover seed, Mammoth clover seed, White clover seed, Oil cake meal, Lawn and orchard grass, German millet seed, Alsyke seed, Blue grass seed, Red top seed, Canada field seed, Stock food, Seed flax, seed wheat, Seed oats, seed corn, AT J. J. WILSON'S. State: University The Several Departments will Begin the Year 1891-92 on Sept. 16. Each department Is thoroughly equipped for eftlclent work, and no pains will be spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chosen linos of study. For particular Information as to the respective departments, address as follows: Collegiate—Charles A, Schaeffer, president, wft Gityt Law—Emlin McClaln, chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—L. W. Llttig, M. D., secretary of faculty, Iowa City. Honweepathic Medical—A. 0. Cowperthwaite M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Dental-A. O. Hunt, M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Pharmaceutical—E. L. Boerner, Ph, G., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all departments are reasonable. Cost of board In private families, 93 to J5 per week; in clubs, $1.50 to 82.50 per week. For catalogues, or for general Information, address CHAS. A. SCHAEFFER, President. O. L. JL.TJ3ST3D, DEALER IN REAL ESt ATE, Lauds bought and sold on commission. Particular attention given to care and sale of real estate In Kossuth and adjoining counties. Agt. for German Ins. Co., Froeport, 111. Passage tickets to old countries at lowest rates. F. M. BRONSON, Batches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in his liue. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Broa. 1 store. FURNISHED— At Seven per cent, interest, at the Kossuth County Bank. Apply at once. D. H. HADLEY, M. D., AsBlBtant. (Regular G-riutuutus. Registered.) The Leading Spoolnilat of the West. Private, Blood, fikui aad Nervous Diseases. YOTTNO MEM who by their own act! of Imprudence or folly suffer from Nervous Debility, Ex- Imuattng drains upon tliu fountains of life, affecting the mind, body and manhood, should consult tho celebrated Dr. Hsta- nway at once. 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