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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 3, 1892
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~HV-' ! •'-'' 4f > , ,,^ ;r ALGONA, PffiBMUABY 3. NEW LONDON IN WAR. the Strati-gift Value at ft Connecticut City In tlio Dflfenfte of Nftt? York. Navy oiHcera who have studied the region have often and urgently pressed ttpon their department the importance of developing the station at New London and making it efficient. One must ad- inlre their energy and faithfulness in continuing to lay before their superiors the vital importance of strengthening this strategic base in the outer defense of New York in the face of long continued pigeonholing of reports. That their anxiety is not unfounded becomes plain when we consider 1 that Great Britain has a powerful station at Halifax, from which, if so disposed, she could hurl her thunderbolts of maritime war upon this unprotected spot at very (short notice, precisely as she could strike our South Atlantic coast from the Bahamas. She may never even wish to AppifHIott in the fclerfttor. Some years a£o a young man came to Chicago from Germany. His father had cut him off from his annuity. He lived in the same house where 1 lived. He finally obtained a place in one of the big grain elevators here. I do not know what the place was eicept that he had something to do on the top floor, away up under the roof. Several men were employed with him In the same place. One day while he was dusting he suddenly stopped and asked his assistants who that nicely dressed old man was that was standing back there by the shaft. Strangers are never allowed in these big elevators, and to see one there well dressed was enough to excite comment. His companions looked in the direction indicated and said they saw no one. He insisted, and when they laughed at him he went to the place where he saw the figure standing, pn his ,-vp preach it vanished. The 3^oung man fainted. He two bfcer Fight. fhe gentlemen comprising the survey- j jf y OU would Ing party how working for the Bear Val- J do either thing, but isn't it rather fool. * . , | * " w J """S »•***" *•«•» 11 Holt. XAO lU^UV ish to remain unprepared for the blow i ered and then asked his companions to When we have ample resources for es- ma ke a iiote of the occurrence, the date tabhshmg a -?uard against it? an d the time of day. He said the figure The amount of trade that passes he saw was that of his father. In through Long Island sound coastwise is ' twelve days he received a letter from hardly conceived of by the minority of j the old country telling him of his father's citizens. It amounts to a great many j death. The date and time agreed with year, and all the date and time of the occurrence 1 million dollars' worth a this truilo could be paralyzed by a quid: etroky from a foreign navy. In 1880 tlm entire munitions of war manufactured in the United States amounted to !•;!!,000,00(1. (.If this total, $0,000,000 worth have described. The letter informed him that his father had forgiven him and remembered him in his will. He returned to the fatherland, got his por- , . „,. fioti of the estate ind is living there was manufactured in Connecticut iilonu. uow . YOU may say what you please, A foreign fleet in the sound, therefore but I have never felt like scoffing from would be able to deprive us of our ui;mi ; the time I heard this story. The spirit source of munitions without even HI-! of that boy's father anpeared to him on tempting to attack New York. j the top floor of that elevator.-Eugene Cut oft a city's supply of air and what | pi e ia i n Chicago News, would it matter whether that city surrendered or not? Shut off from Nov.- York in war time nine elevenths of tlw material it needed for war and it wouM be as helpless as a city without iiir to breathe. But this is not all. An enemy in the sound could cut at New Luixioii and again at Now Haven, the clik-f linwi of land cominunication and railr<wl transportation between New En.'jlimil and New York. If of the losa which would thus In: caused a small percentage were now 1;> be promptly applied to building tip N; 1 >• York's outer line of defense, wir/li n strong navy yard at New London ;ta iu base, the whole cost would be defray.:•.! in a few years without inconvenience to any one. In time of action, while our battle ships and cruisers patrolled llu; Race or engaged the enemy, with imp- port from the forts, our monitors, emerging from New London, would lurk safe ly behind Fisher's island, prepared i,-> assist; for there again, on the north face, nature favors us with the sheltered waters of Hay harbor and West harbor, hi case of injury, vessels could quickly run into New London, and ropair at tho navy yard. Thus, while the surrounding.'!and topography are not the same as those of the entrance to the Mediterranean, \ve should still have what might well be called "an American Gibraltar," quite as invulnerable as the stronghold at the pillars of Hercules, and much greater in range. Boston can he equipped effectually to defend herself; and Newport also, if fortified, is in a position to ward off an enemy. But neither of these, by so doing, can help to defend New York. New London, on the other hand, if her natural advantages are utilized, can repel any attack on New York from the east, and thereby relieve the metropolis from dread in that quarter. It is well, it is indispensable, to protect New York from assault by way of the Narrows. But what will it avail to bar that small front door if the broad rear entrance through the sound be left undefended?—G. P. Lathrop in Harper's Weekly. A Cluinco for a Fortune. There survive in this city a few hand cork cutters who still contrive to make a Bort of living in competition with the cork cutting machines and the peasants of Catalonia. One of these men hangs out a curious sign iu an east side street. It is a glass case containing the model of a house all of cork, It is possibly the house that Jack built, for there are bits of corlc to simulate bags of grain. The factory is a shed in the rear of an ordinary dwelling house, Here, with the aid of some simple machinery, the cork cutter manages to eke out an existence. His chief grievances are the competition of machinery and the problem of disposing of the waste. Light as cork is, tons of clippings accumulate, and although various uses have been discovered for this refuse, it brings little or nothing when sold, and constantly accumulates to the embarrassment of the corkcutter. There is a comfortable little fortune for the man who shall devise some really profitable use for cork clippings,—New York Sun. Why tho Slinrk In Always Hungry. As it is a source of wonder how the flea manages to exist in the sand, where his chances of obtaining a meal may not occur once in a lifetime, so naturalists are puzzled as to how the shark maintains himself. The ocean is wide, anil the number of men who fall overboard small indeed in comparison to its area. The vast "proportion of sharks, then, must go through their lives without a remote chance of obtaining a meal at the expense of the human kind. There is no ground for the supposition that the shark can exist upon air; he is not like the whale, provided with an apparatus that enables him to sw^ep up the tiny inhabitants of the sens. He is too slow in swimming, and infinitely too slow in turning, to catch any fish that did not deliberately swim into his mouth; and unless we suppose that, as it is said of the snake, he exercises a magnetic influence over fish and causes them to rush headlong to destruction between his jaws, it is impossible to imagine how he obtains a sufficient supply of food for his sustenance. Indeed, it would appear that it is only when he gets the good luck to light upon a dead or badly injured fish that the shark has ever the opportunity of making u really square meal. His prolonged fasts certainly furnish an ample explanation and excuse for his alleged savagery of disposition.—London Standard. Ones for u IJottle of Gold Piiint. A twenty-five cent bottle of gold paint is a capital investment for any woman. She will find a dozen occasions'" for its use every week of her life. Perhaps she chips some bit of Japanese or other fancy porcelain in dusting; abrushful. of gold paint over the chip will make everything right. -A gilt picture or mirror frame may be bruised or *«rnisbed; gull in the little bottle again and remedy in five minutes arid for a fraction of a cent u dainagu the cabinet maker would charge a dollar to repair and keep your frame a couple of days besides. By the by, you girls who are clever with your paint brushes, did you ever spend a few dollars at the damaged counters of the large Japanese stores? Do you know that you cun buy for a trifle lovely delicate vases and bits of oriental wares that would sell for many dollars were it not for a crack or a chip somewhere. Buy them joyfully, take them home tenderly and spend half an hour with your paint box, filling up the nick with flour paste, plaster of paris or putty. Any of these will take color nicely, and if carefully painted and dried the vases will be practically as good as the best.—New York Press. How They Got Along. A Nantucket woman tells of the annoyance to which the Mitchell household was subjected, after its daughter, Maria Mitchell, became famous, at Ihe hands of two importunate tourists, 'itsprivacy was so persistently and unwarrantably invaded that its members felt occasionally that politeness ceased to be a virtue. One persistent woman, who got herself admitted on a shabby pretext, so wearied •A sister of Miss Mitchell, into whose Lands she fell, that when the woman after a series of searching questions wound up with, "And what do you do in this dull town after gone?" the other replied, with a drawl natural to her, "Oh, we cut off our coupons. "—Exchange, Ail Idont Way to Live. "The man I marry," quoth a vivacious young woman the other day, "has got to promise to give me a yacht home. I've just been visiting some friends who live all the year round on their yacht. During the summer they cruise about our northern waters and in winter go south, taking in the Mediterranean, Japan or Norway and Sweden by way of occasional outings, The yacht, a large schooner, is gorgeously fitted and has every needed convenience, comfort and luxury, including a well stocked library, aboard. It is an ideal existence —no calls to make, no balls, no shopping, no uncomfortable gowns, sunshine, fresh air and the starlight—what can one want more?"—Her Point of View in New York Times. AlystorluH of AliinufiiuLuro. Cigar Manufacturer—Yes, sir, it's an actual fact that cigar boxes are not made out of cedar at all; they are made out of paper and colored with cedar extract. Friend—Well! well! Now won't you please tell me what cigars are made of? —Good News. Where Amber It* Found. The largest quantity of amber is found on the southern shore of the Baltic, between Memel and Konigsberg, where it is cast up by the action of the ground _ j ^ I swell after the northerly gales. It is the tourists are also fountl ° u the coast of Sicily, on the shores of the Adriatic, on the English beach of Norfolk and Suffolk and at Cape Sable in Maryland. Mining for amber iu beds of brown lignite or wood coal is carried on in Prussia, and it is found in excavations all over Europe — Philadelphia Times. A valuable antiseptic eoap is made by adding twelve parts of sulphate of copper to eighty-eight parts of any good floap. It will readily heal sores and 8pr,atcues twd is devoid of any irritating ac.tion. Lobt>tcr« Dig Clams. There is nothing which lobsters, when p.own, are so fond of as fresh fish. Flounders and other bottom fishes frequently fall a prey to their appetite, and sometimes they will nimbly capture small minnows as the latter go swimming by. They dig clatas out of the mud or sand and crush the shells of mussels with their claws, devouring the soft parts.—Washington Star. ley company ap Millard'8 canyon, were on Monday treated to a sight which sell doin comes to men in this center of civilization, We get the story from Messrs. Pollock and Ross, transit men of party. The men were working up the canyon about a mile above the Millard House when they heard a peculiar, crashing noise. Looking up they saw on the cliffs high above the stream, and about a quarter of a mile from them, two noble bucks standing, with heads lowered, about ten feet from each other. Thus they stood eying each other and pawing the dirt for fully a minute. Then they made a simultaneous spring, and came together with a noise like a falling tree. So violent was the concussion that the animals were thrown back until a distance of ten or fifteen again intervened between them. The men, fascinated with the sight, watched the deer go through the same performance again and again. Finally, after a more than usually violent rush, the bucks did not separate, but struggled as if apparently trying to push each other back. It soon became plain to the men, however, that instead of pushing they were pulling away from sach other. In other words their horns had become locked, and from raging combatants the bucks became fright- *ned animals, and were only bent on se- suring a divorce. Messrs. Ross, Pollock and party then conceived the idea of taking advantage of the helpless condition of the bucks and capturing them. They made a great rush for the scene, but before they reached it the deer iu their struggles approached too near the adge of the cliff and both of them fell fco their, death in the pool below. When ibe party veached the water the deer were found locked in each other's horns juite dead. The gentlemen thought to skin the leer and bring in the hides to lend an air 3f authenticity to the tale, but the law Is so strict as to having in your possession the hide of a newly deceased deer, no matter whether the deer dies of la grippe, commits suicide or falls out of a balloon, that they forbore.—Banning Herald. Three American Queens. Three little dirty, half clad girls made a brief sensation on upper Broadway the coldest day recently. The eldest was not more than eight, and her companions might have been six and seven respectively. The eight-year-old carried a faded, rib rotten parasol that had once been pale blue, and her two companions were trying to squeeze their heads under it, while they carried the rear of their short dresses in one hand, as ladies manipulate their trains at a inuddy crossing. The eldest divided her attention between the proper angle for the parasol and getting her little skirt down low enough to touch the sidewalk, which she occasionally accomplished by stooping. Three pairs of feet were visible through the dilapidated shoes, and the shabby old July hats wouldn't have been picked out of the gutter. And these three little girls playing lady on -Broadway were evidently delighted at the good humored attention of stalwart gentlemen in heavy ulsters, ladies in costly furs and carriage drivers muffled to the ears in warm livery.—New York Herald. Fixed to the Hall by Electricity. A very peculiar case of shocking by electricity occurred in Shelbyville recently. The victim was William Louden, who works at the Hotel Ray. In front of the hotel is an iron veranda running to the third story. An electric wire passes from the street into the room occupied by George Goulding in the hotel building.' This evening when the electric light was turned on a heavy rain was falling. The electricity apparently had heavily charged the iron veranda. Louden came out of the hotel and stood with his back against the iron railing. In an instant he was shocked and fixed in his position. His frightful yells attracted a big crowd. Charles Huffman ran out of his store, and, touching Louden, was also badly shocked. Louden finally fell on the sidewalk. The two men are badly burned.—Cor. Indianapolis Journal. APPLES only Ooc a busnoi at Patter- sou Bros.' Advertise successfully, the! " i. Be honest, "2 Be original, and 1 ' 3 Keep everlastingly at it,' In The Upper Des Moines, Abstract Office. The undersigned having purchased the ab stract books of C. M. Doxsee, A. D. Clarke * Co., and W. H. Nycum, are prepared to do neat and reliable work in that line at living prices. We have but one policy-that; of fair dealing and courtesy toward all. With this supplemented by promptness, strict attention to business, and none but first-class work, we trust we shall merit and receive the patronage fonnorly bestowed upon our worthy predeces sors. Office at the old stand of C. M. Doxsee where we will be pleased to meet and make the acquaintance of our patrons and all other who may favor us by calling. Very respect fully, <3G ZRICOS, ABSTKACTERS. Cloths and Trimmings J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths and trimmings alwayi kept on ham!, and furnished at as low rates as can be bought elsewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. Come and see us before placing your order. I will be to your advantage. so:tT. ID. Harness Pftaker, ALGONA, IOWA. Dealer in Harness, Whips, Blankets COLLARS, HALTERS, Combs, Brushes, Trunks, Traveling Bags, am horse furnishing goods of all kinds. Repair ing done neatly and cheaply, 'celebrated Agent for the WILBUR'S SEED MEAL and WILBUR'S SURE HEAVE CURE Abstracts. ** MOTHERS' FRIEND' ,99 .''.•in, La., Deo. 8, 1836.—My wifo used TiriiK'S FlUttKD beforo liar thiru i,-. ;^iC!zt, and sr.ya she would ^.o: be h.; 1 i; i!. for huncjreda of dollars. DOCK: MILLO. jr' : •...»/jr.'., •. r.-.i receipt w" rrlcv, Jl,£0 per bol ; ..I.:'• T:> Mothu:-3»!«.1f rt. •*r>A&FI£!.a fa'CHLiror.' CO., . !ii>r;' •-.. ."tfr,\ :: •, Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algorw. Other abstracters have pooled We're not in it. We have been in the business for 22 years anc don't have to sell, but are here to stay. Our work is GUARANTEED and will be done ; living prices. Jones & Smith. . LTT2STID, Real Estate Dealer, Office :Jnd door north of First National bank Office hours from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? 3D. AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collec tlons, etc. All business of a private nature strictly confidential. Office with F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. F. M. BRONSON, Watches and Jewelry CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Sliver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in his line. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Bros.' stove. NOTICE OF AMENDMENT To the Articles of Incorporation of the Seneca Co-Operative Creamery Company. To whom it limy concern: Notice In hereby given that at thr annual meeting of tlio stockholders of the Suuecii C'o-operutive Creamery Company, held at the Center school house, in Seneca township, at 10 o'clock a. in., on Saturday, the second day of January, A. D. 1802 Article III of the articles of incorporation of said corporation was amended by uddliiir thereto the following clause, to-wlt: "The board of directors shall have power to buy and opeiu'u a feed mill and erect necessary buildings therefor; also to buy and sell eggs, poul try, and all kinds of moats." J. H. CARR, President. WM, KLEIN, Vice President. A. JACOBSON, Treasurer. 44tl W. W. AUiOBN. Secretary. ORIGINAL NOTICE. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE of Iowa, In and for Kossuth County.—Febru ary Term, A.I). 1802.—Benjamin F. Smith plaintiff, vs. The American Emigrant Com pany and Geo. M. Bartholomew, defendants To said defendants: You are hereby notillec that the petition of plaintiff in the above-en titled cause is now filed in the office of the clerk of the district court of the state of Iowa in and for Kossuth county, claiming of yoi that he is the absolute and unqualified ownei of the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of Section Twenty-seven, In Township No Ninety-nine, Range No. Twenty-seven, west ol nth P. M. in Iowa, and asking that the title thereto be quieted In him and that you and each of you be forever barred and estopped from claiming any title or right thereto adverse to him; and that unless you appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the February term, A. D, 181)3, of said court, which will commence at Algona on the SUth day of February, 180,'J, default will be entered against you andjudgment rendered thereon. GEO. E. CLARKE, Plaintiff's Attorney. A > KA 5TS J I uiulrrlnke to briefly lench nny lulrly l>ilrll, V nu n,. rsol i of till i«>, irlio ™,, ri-nd mid wrili, ind n utter liiilrui'lloii,»lll work Iniluilrioui NOTICE OF PEOBATE OF WILL. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY SS -In the District Court. * * • OB. To all whom It may concern: Take notice that there was filed In the office of the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, on the 30th day of January 1802, an Instrument bearing date the 3Ist day of July, 1801, and purportlnK to be the last will and testament of Conrad J. Schmidt, late of said couuty. deed was produced and publicly read by me, and that toe second day of the next term of said court, to be holden on the 20th day of February 1803, at the court house in Algona, aforesaid has been fixed for proving said will; and at 2 o clock p. m, of the day above mentioned all persons interested are hereby notified and required to appear In said court and show cause, if any they have, why said Instrument should uot be probated aud allowed as and tor the last will and testament of said deceased. Dated Algonu, Iowa, Jan. 30,180. 4ltt 3 Clerk of the'District Court. THE JOHN PAUL LUMBER GO. SUCCESSORS T6 J. J. WILSON. Office and yard on Dodge street, soulh of State, ALGONA, IOWA. Handles the best of all descriptions of a Which includes everything that is possibly needed for I constm.cU.on of anything / roin a picket fence to the very finest residence. WE MEET ALL QQMPg^ITIpK Come and give us a chance to figure your bills, and we will prove to you that what we say is the truth. O faJrictyeb&ijk Where the wfild ibyn/ ' adfefye blo^om^of ty botty SAUTA GLAUS SOAP . . ._. -•/y«™-J8Wr®® MADF nMIYBY W'tWV^vtZ^p*®*®, MADE ONLYBr ^Rg^f^ cmm . 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 In thoroughly equipped for efficient work, and no pains will be spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chonen lines of study. For particular information as to the respective departments, address as follows: Collegiate—Charles A. Schaeffer, president, Iowa City. c ' Law—Emlln McClaiii, chancellor, Iowa City Medical—L. W. Little, M. D., secretary of faculty, Iowa City. Homoeopathic Mecllcul—A. C. Cowperthwaito M. D., dean of faculty, Town City. Dental—A. O. Hunt, M. D., rtnaii of faculty, Iowa City. Pharmaceutical—E. L. Uoemer, Ph. G., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all departments are reasonable Cost of board in private families, $!i to *n per week; In clubs, jll.iiO to .fa.SO pur week. For cutalognuu, or for general Information, address CHAS. A. SOHAEFFEK, President. D. H. HADLEY, M. D., Assistant, (RegularGrnduulus. Registered.) The Leading Specialist ol the Frlvato, Blood, iikln and Nervous Dlscasci YOUNG who by tl\elro»n«tt of Imprudenceorro ly suffer from VOUB DeWlllf, haustlngdraiui HID foitntilntol affecting tud body and m ohould coniuU celebrated Dr. awuy at once. member nervooiftfep p~. eases (with or ife&pw out dreams) wfctejif: blllty and Iwlfffiig; nerve power, t«HLu.,v*w methods, wl success. . It tnnkes no o lence what —" tukun or -"^is^v,*..-."- • failed to curw j* X.OST MANHOOD nnd all weakness Ol •exual organs absolutely cured. • FEBIAX.E DISEASES cured at homo nil)/ JjutrunieaW; a wonderful remedy. ' CATAUBBt nnd Diseases of tho Skin, Bean, Liver and Kidneys. BYPHIX.I8. The most rnplfl, snfo ande remedy. A complete cure guaranteed Of i . MY METHODS. Free consullr.tlon lit the onice or Thorough exaralnr.tlon nnd curnfu ; That each putlent treated co " DISCHARGES pro '•I " W ""J OHM CAII of his or her dlscaso. . " ' ' " ' -W^S 4. 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