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Algona, Iowa
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OTMJK DES MOIKE8? -ALCH3KA, IOWA, -"WEDNESDAY, OOTOBBB 4, 1893. T •Twenty-Eighth Year. BY INOHAM & WARREN. Terms to Subscribers: One copy, one year $1.50 One copy, six months 75 One copy, three months 40 Bent to any address at above rates. Remit by draft, money order, express order, orpostal note at our risk. Rates of advertising sent on application. WEDNESDAY, OOTOU.EH 4, 1808. s' Ainnnncrinetit. I am a candidate for the office of county treasurer, subject to the action of the republican county convention. W. A. CHIPMAN. I am a candidate for the office of county treasurer, subject to the action of the republican county convention. I. P. HAHHISON. I am a candidate for the office of treasurer of Kossuth county, subject to the action of the republican county convention. GEO, S. ANGUS. I take this method of announcing myself as a candidate for the ofllcc of treasurer of Kos- eutli county, subject to the fiction of the republican county convention. K. H. SPKNCUH. I nm a candidate for the office of sheriff of KoBsuth county, subject to the action of the republican convention. Quo. W. PrjA-rc. I am a candidate for the office of sheriff rtf Kossuth county, subject to the action of the republican county convention. M. A. TUKNKIt. I am a candidate for the office of sheriff of KoSHUth comity, subject to the action of the republican county convention. A. F. DAIM5Y. I am a candidate tor the office of county superintendent. FHANIt M. CHA1TFEE. I am ii candidate tov sheriff, subject to the action of the republican county convention. T. W. SAUGJIUT. A COMPARISON. An instructive comparison is suggested by the hue and cry of the democratic papers over Pru.nk D. Jackson's recorc as a pension lawyer sixteen years ago and tho profound silence of the democratic papers over tho alleged sa'o o: the Italian ambassadorship to Van Alen for a campaign contribution ol $50,000. The full record of Mr. Jackson's dealings with Ellis is now public All the letters on file in the pension department have been published. Ant putting the worst construction on them that is suggested they show that he secured a pension for an ungratefu wretch, keeping tho family alive while he was at work in Washington, anc then in order to get back actual expenses indulged in a little bulldozing about having the pension stopped. Allowing that tho correspondence shows the indiscretion of a young lawyer, Mr. Jackson's whole subsequent careei proves that it was merely indiscretion. Beginning life poor and without fictitious aids he has worked his way to high place in public confidence. Wherever ho has been tried he has been proved honorable and reliable. He stands in Iowa a creditable representative of what hard work and ambition will do for any young man, and il the business correspondence of every man in the state could be published there would bo no one to cast mud on him. On the other hand who is Van Alen, who has been appointed ambassador to Italy? A man who won millions by marrying into the Astor family, whose chief reputation is that he looks and dresses like the Prince of Wales, who lives most of tho time abroad, visiting New York occasionally, and who gave $50,000 to help elect Cleveland. These facts are not given on republican authority, but as published in the New York World and vouched for by Horace White, editor of tho New York Post, and a strong Cleveland supporter. Horeisa chapter as given by the World: "President Cleveland was in a singular position. Ho was disgusted with the idea of appointing Van Alan, and ho tried to avoid it. On tho other hand ho had Mr, Whitney's promise to Mr. Van Alon to face. Mr. Whitney told the president of his promise and urged its fullillmont. When Mr, Gilder and Mr. White opposed the appointment Mr. Cleveland communicated their views to Mr. Whitney and urged the abandonment of the idea. Mr. Whitney was firm. I-lo had given his promise. He would not go buok on that promise. There was a slight coolness between President Cleveland and Mr. Whitney after this consultation. The matter was not referred to again. Mr. Gilder and Mr. White understood the situation and desired to relieve President Cleveland of his embarrassment. Mr. Van Alon had boon promised tho Italian mission in return for his contribution of $50,000 to the campaign fund. " 'It will not do to have him appointed.' they said to each other, ' and it is not fair that ho should lose his §50,000. It is simply a case whore goods bought and paid for cannot be delivered. But tho purchase price can be returned to tho would-bo purchaser. Wo will raise 530,000 by private subscription and give it to Mr. Van Alen.' '"I will give §1,000,' said Mr. Gilder, " 'I will give $1,000 providing that if tho $50,000 be returned to him Mr, Van Alon will withdraw from the race,' said Mr. White. "The result of the conversation was that Mr. White was delegated to see if tho §50,000 could bq raised among tho friends of President Cleveland. Ho visited several persons of wealth, including several capitalists friendly to Mr, Cleveland. Their names are necessarily withhold. He returned with tho agreeable information that tho $50,000 could bo raised and returned to Mr. Van Alen providing tho latter would accent it and withdraw from tho field. Mr. Gilder was to ascertain this. A now difficulty arose. Mr. Van Alon demanded tlio Italian mission. Whether ho knew of the effort being made to return the i?GO,000 or not is not known." It has been said that Van Alon's appointment would be withdrawn, but it has not been, and if it can be forced through tho senate, he will get the office he bought. Voters will not be much deceived when they see that tho very same papers which are proposing to hound, Jackson down are doing all in their power to cover up such a transaction as the Van Alon appointment. Because of some indiscreet letters written at the beginning of his career, which at most show that all he wanted was money he had actually spent, an low* man who has made his own way^ won public esteem by his unaided merits, and vindicated the rights of the common people to come to the top by hard work, is to be killed off. But because of a $5fV 000 campaign contribution, an eastern millionaire, who 'never earned a dollar by work of any kind, who is not even proud to toe an American, is to be elevated to one of the chief positions of trust nnd confidence in this republic oh what the leading democratic paper of the United States says is a square bargain and sale. bullion how on hand.- tte ia a firm believer in the use of silver and does net think thai the credit of the government can be im paired by the present plan for 40 years." Publish all of Gov, Boies' legal corres pondence and the republicans will abide the issue. ^ Senator Bolter's letter pledging his sup port to the populists is the greatest sensa tion that an Iowa campaign has developed in late years. It practically knocks Gov Boies out of the race. SENATOH UOLTER'S LETTISH. The most cutting criticism of Gov. Boies' plan of campaign comes from L. B. .Bolter, the well-known democratic leader from Harrison county. Ho has written a letter in which he denounces the congressmen who are trying to drive silver out of use as money, says that national issues are paramount, and then refers to what Gov. Boies suggests by way of reform': " In Iowa we are informed by very high authority that no national issues need apply for consideration, that wo really have no voice 'or influence whatever over these great and pressing questions, that all our ills in this stnto lie on tho gate-way of the beer keg issue, that if relief shull come at nil it must conic through tho bung of the beer barrel, that if we can only got proper legislation on this, then will tho rocks not only pour forth rivers of oil, but wo shall bo enabled to wash our weary stops, not in butter, but in beer." Nothing said by any republican could so completely expose the beer keg issue as this indignant protest of the venerable democrat who for the past 20 years has been one of the picturesque figures of the state senate, and who was prominently mentioned as Gov. Boies' successor. Senator Jas. F. Wilson has been a supporter of prohibition if anyone in Iowa has, and he says: "I do not deem it at all probable that the republican party will be defeated in Iowa in November. On this belief rests my hope for the ultimate nnd complete triumph of the cause of temperance in this state." Cyrenus Colo is writing some paragraphs in his Register horseback sketches which promise to make him a competitor of Ik. Marvel, tho Autocrat, or the Attic Philosopher. Here is one: " Man is not the worse for battling with nature. Those who have had great obstacles to overcome have accomplished the great events of history. That is why the Almighty permits tho devil to live and go about sowing tares in the wheat fields of the toiling husbandmen. Drops of sweat give grain its golden hue. Sometimes you think what wonders you could do if you only had leisure, but if you had leisure you would occupy your time and talents in spending it—and accomplish nothing more. The great works of charity, the great battles of the .world and the great books of literature, have all been done, won, and writ.tten by the people, tho nations, and the men whose lives have been crowdud fullest with duties and responsibilities Leisure has done nothing for the world and idleness has torn down what industrj spent years and millions in building up Idleness is tbe greatest of all iconoclasts He is an anarchist who carries a torcli which not only fires cities, but scars consciences and warps intellects. The differ enco between national idleness and national industry is the difference between Spain with her bull-fights and Holland with hoi cultivated fields. The difference between individual industry and individual idleness is tho difference between Horr Bismarck and Herr Most, Lot our prayers not be 'Lord, give us leisure,' but 'Lord, give us work to do.' " The Creston Gazette tells the literal truth when it says: "Tho fact is there is in Iowa political life no cleverer man person ally, politically, and morally than Prank Jackson. Anyone who has been about Des Moines much during tho past ten years can testify to the truth of that assertion." A. B. Cummins -spoke at Indianolayester day. The Register reports him: "Mr Cummins further said that so far as the present republican platform meant 'ah; form of license or state-wide local option o of favoring the return of the saloon to low he emphatically denied it." Mr. Cnmmin is the leading anti-prohibitionist in De Moines. Congressman Dolliver was chosen to lead tho republican opposition to tho repeal of tho federal election law, but was taken with a malarial attack which prevented him from speaking. The Washington report was as follows: "RepresentativeDolliver, tho eloquent young congressman from the Tenth Iowa district, has been accorded tho lionor of opening tho debate tomorrow for tho federal election laws. Tho republican minority of the coinmitteo which reported tho bill asked him to do this and that request was indorsed by ox-Speaker Reed, Mr. Burrows, and others of the experienced republican leaders," J. J. Myorly of Estherville was nominated for tho legislature Saturday on tho 22(Hth ballot. Tho number of ballots breaks ill previous records. Tho Davonport Democrat says tho melon s on the decline. The growers plant every ;hird row with pumpkins and the melons ire becoming pumpkinized. "A few years more," it says, "of this sort of evolution, md we shall have an early melon on the iiiirkot here which will have a hide like Altgold's and works like the inside of a laving block." The Sioux City Journal should keep tho record straight. It says the platform guarantees prohibition " to those communities which desire it." Now on the contrary the platform guarantees prohibition to those lonununitios where it now is or can bo on- forced, a very different thing, That is the reason the discussion of the "mulct" is very pertinent. Col. Hepburn was in Dea Moines Friday. The Register says: "In speaking of the silver fight at Washington Col. Hepburn said that he thought the senators who were making such a gallant fight for silver would be able to effect a compromise that would secure the use of silvcjr as money, make some provision for the continuance of the purchase or provide for coining the THE MONTH'S MAGAZINES. Scribner's Magazine for October has a notable list of contributors, including W D. Howells, Robert Louis Stevenson, Joe Chandler Harris, H. C. Bunner, Harol Frederic, and Will H. Low. The contribu tion of Mr. Howells is a remarkable one Under the title, Tho Man of Letters as a Man of Business, he discusses with perfec frankness the whole relation of literatun to business, especially the relations of thi writer with tho editor and tho publisher It is a striking presentation of those thing about which tho public is so often misin formed. _,_,_ The Atlantic Monthly for October con tains tho beginning of a three-part story entitled Tho Man from Aidono, by Mrs Elizabeth Cavazzn of Portland, Maine, wh is especially qualified to write just such an interesting story as this is. It is a story o Italy, and the characters and local colo are admirably managed. Miss Edith M Thomas contributes one of her charmini papers of mingled prose and poetry on th Undertime of the Year, and it will be fount one of the most delightful articles on outdoor life in early autumn that American literature can show. Captain Mahun, wh< has written several important article, relating to marine matters, contributes to this number a paper of much value on The Isthmus and Sea Power. With characteristic appropriateness th leading feature of the October issue of Ro mance is stories of the hunt, and upon it cover is printed the attractive legend, Un der tho Hunter's Moon. Besides exciting tales of adventure in the field, this numbe of Romance contains striking origina translations from Erckmann-Chatrian, Em manuel Arene, Ivan Tourguencff, anu Ernest Renan; a charming English love story by The Duchess (Mrs. Hungerford; and fascinating American tales by August; Larned, Francis Churchill Williams, Madge Roberson, and Helen Churchill Candee This magazine is issued by Romance Pub lishing company, Clinton Hall, Astor Place New York, at 25 cents a number, $2.50 a year. _„_ The chief attraction in this number o: The century is the unpublished diary o: the secretary of Admiral Sir George Cock burn, who was in charge of the ship which conveyed Napoleon Bonaparte into exile a St. Helena. It records the daily life o Napoleon on board ship, and his familial table-talk on a large variety of topics, in eluding many notable events of his own histoi-y,—the siege of Moscow, battle o Waterloo, his proposed invasion of England etc. Careful research fails to reyeal the I previous publication of any part of this remarkable narrative, which is not only unique ns a contribution to Napoleonic literature, but has added interest in conneo tion with Las Cases' account of the same voyage in his Memoirs of Napoleon, both in the resemblance and in the difference which mark the two accounts. In an -illus tratod article on Life among German Tramps, the author, an intelligent American studeut of sociology, relates his experiences while tramping in Germany. Other papers are to follow by the same writer, recording similiar experiences in England and in America. Other valuable features make the Ootober Century specially attractive number. -n- There may have been a time in the darkei ages when parents could ask whether they could afford to take a magazine for the children; but to-day the question is reversed, becoming, Can we afford not to take a magazine for the children? School is good; the church is good; society of the right sort is good; but tho magazine supplies something not found in any of these, Here is the October St. Nicholas (and St. Nicholas is now going to all the readers of AVide-Awako since the Boston Magazine has boon merged in tho New York periodical), and at the portal stands An Oriental Sentinel, fitting guardian of tho Arabian Nights riches within its generous pages. The Story of a Grain of AVheat is told by W. S. Harwood, and wo follow the kernal from the seeder to the dining-table, catching glimpses along tho way of tbe limitless prairie horizons. Then for a little fun after the close of useful knowledge. Tudor Jenks tolls us the tale of The Prince's Councilors, taking good care to show how things do not always turn out just as they should even n fairy stories. IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. Miss Grace Wilson is to give "Pina- foro" at Garner in October. Col. J. J, Smart threshed 1,300 bushels of wheat this year on his Humboldt farm. The Emmetsburg Democrat got out a daily for tho fair. It had an unlucky week. Garner Signal: C. E. Laughlin is intending the Kossuth county fair at Algona this week, The Whittomore Champion says that several creamery patrons over there Iraw over $200 a month each. The normal school at Garner will close after this term. The death of he leading man left it without very [ood prospects. Armstrong's pioneer, E. B. Campbell, las been nominated for county supervisor. He will make a good one for mmet county. Armstrong Journal: Burt Robinson, vho is attending the normal school at Algona, spent Sunday at home. He speaks very highly of the school*down .here. Rev. P. H. Eighmy, Algona's one- >ime pastor, has asked to be transferred .0 Nebraska on account of his health, le will be lost to this section, where he ma preached so many years. The LuVerne News eays: "Bro. linchon, of The Algona Courier, pulled our latch string for a pleasant call a ew minutes Monday afternoon. He s onroute to Ft. Dodge." Hasn't Bro. Hinchon Discovered that the best! Port t)odge connections are made al Eagle Grove? We commend him to Bro. Ryan's time table. Whittemore Champion: An Algona exchange boasts of the first lady notary public in the county. We guess not. Miss Lizzie Fleece, of this place^ has been in possession of her seal about one year. Webster City Graphic: Co. "C's" rifle team go to Algona, Oct. 5 anc 6, for a friendly tilt with several other teams. This will be an enjoyable affah 1 , as the shooting will be done ovet one of the finest ranges in the state. LuVerne News: Thomas Stewart, 01 "Uncle Tommy," as he was more familiarly called by his acquaintances, an old settler of Humboldt county al Hand's Grove, died in the new state o: Washington, whither ho moved not c great while ago with his Ron-in-law, John McNelly. The remains were brought back and arrived atLivermore on Thursday of last week for burial beside his wife. He moved to Humboldi county in 1855 and was 85 years old when he died. Emmetsburg Democrat: In addition to the many important announcements of our local merchants we wish to cal the attention of the young men and the young ladies to the announcement o Prof. Chaffee of the Algona normal anc commercial school, one of the best in the state. It has an excellent faculty has made a splendid showing in tho past, and is worthy of the patronage of those desiring educational improve ment. It is not far away, which en> ables Palo Alto students to visit theii homes occasionally without much ex pense. Mrs. Abbie Gardner Sharp of Oko boji will remove to Des Moines this winter. She has written an additiona chapter to her book relating • o the Spirit Lake massacre which will dea with incidents in relation to her recent trip over the route taken by her cap tor, thirty-six years ago, which wil prove of additional interest. On he: trip she met the friendly Indian who was the cause of her being restored ' o liberty. Chat-tan-maza, meaning "Iron Hawk." On her visit with this friend ly Sioux warrior she learned a greal deal concerning the movements of Ink- pa-du-tah's band after she was rescuec from them. Wesley Reporter: Nathan Studei returned Monday morning from Chi cago, where he had been receiving treatment from Dr. Sherman, a Chris tian Science doctor. To start with Nate said he had no faith in the treat ment but simply went to satisfy his friends,thinking that he would go to some specialist afterwards, but to his surprise he began to feel better soon after his arrival and since then ha: gained rapidly. He can now eat most anything and drink coffee, which he has been unable to do for over two years. He is of the opinion tha "Christian Science" is not such a humbug as some people would try to make out. The Winnebago Summit settles the Tom Gannon shooting story: While at the depot last Saturday afternoon we were considerably surprised to see Tom Gannon, who was reported to have been murdered in Chicago a couple of weeks ago. We asked him if he were really alive, and he said he was to all intents and purposes and declared emphatically that he had not been dead at any time during his absence. He said he was in Chicago a couple of weeks and. since leaving the city by the lake he has visited Oklahoma, the Cherokee strip, Kansas and Dakota and that his prolonged absence gave rise to the story of his death by foul means in Chicago. Tom, aside from being weary and travel- worn after his long ride through the dust, was none the worse for wear. SOALDED BY STEAM. A Milwaukee Fireman 3STearly Killed at Moriona— The Trains Delayed at A week ago Saturday the morning passenger from the east was delayed several hours in arriving. The cause was an accident that was peculiar and that nearly ended the life of Fireman Rhubarb. While he was throwing coal into tho firebox at a little station this side of McGregor, a violent stream of water and steam hit him in the back, and went into the open fire. The Mason City Republican reporting it says. The blow was a terrific one coming with the force of 180 pounds of steam sud de'nly let loose. Instantly the engine cab was filled with steam, fire from the open door of the fire-box was blown three car lengths to the rear. The accident was caused by the bursting- of a waterpipe in the fire-box of the engine, and although the engine was at full speed at the time, tho leakage soon emptied out all steam and the train came to a standstill. The injured man was taken to the smoker and every assistance given him that was possible. Word was sent to McGregor for another engine, but it was several hours before the train again started. An ex- imination showed that Rhubard was ierribly scalded on the thighs, a por- ;ion of the back, portions of his legs, and also his hands. In several large ilacos the flesh was actually cooked clear to the bone. His condition was such that his clothing had to be cut Tom him else the flesh would have come off with it. Strange to say, tho engineer, Morris Evans, was not injured, but 10 says that cab for awhile was as hot is the infernal regions. A BIG BAPTIST GATHEBINfl. I'lio Northern Iowa Baptist Association to Meet In Algona This Week —Tho Prosramme of Exercises. Beginning tomorrow evening the Baptists will have exercises at the church for four days. Thursday even- ng at 7:30 o'clock Rev. C. H. Moxie will preach the opening sermon. Friday evening Rev. N. B. Rairdon, state nissionary, will speak at 8 o'clock. Saturday morning Drs. Witter and Stetson give addresses. In the even- 'ngRev. F. N. Eldridgo, state Sunday school missionary, will speak to the voung people. Sunday morning Dr. Stetson will preach, and Sunday even- ng one of the visitors will occupy the julpit. The day programmes will be >f interest to all, and all are invited,. Everybody in Algona should assist in making the meetings enjoyable and uccesfcful. MADE TOTES FOB, JACKSON His Speech in Algona Monday Night Was a Bonsing- Opener of the Campaign in Kossnth. The House Filled to Overflowing, and the Issues Handled Ably by Iowa's Coming Governor. Although there was only four days' notice of the Jackson meeting Monday evening, and his coming had not been announced in any of the papers, the court room was packed HO full that standing room was at a premium and dozens were unable to get in. It was as large and representative an audi ence as ever gathered in the building on any occasion, and such an audience as any speaker might feel proud to greet. Farmers were in from the surrounding country, and big delegations from the north, the Northwestern i flcials having kindly arranged a special for them to get home on. Mr. Jackson was greeted with three rousing cheers as he entered and was introduced by Chairman Haggard at once as the next governor, which renewed the applause. He began at once in the middle of things with a discussion of existing financial conditions and compared them, with what all remembered a year ago, attributing the "change" to the change of administration and of public policies made last fall. He ridiculed Goy. Boies' policy o: "eliminating" the issues and proceeded to eliminate a lot of his arguments made at Waukon last week. In this respect the speech here will bo watchec closely all over the state, as it outlines his answer to Gov. Boies' reply to his opening statement. It practically closes the issues in debate and states definitely what he proposes vo discuss during the campaign. In reply to the governor's statements that confidence and business prosperity are returning in spite of proposed tariff changes, he read the latest reports from Dun anc Bradstreet, which show exactly the contrary state of facts. In conclusion he paid an eloquent tribute to the old soldiers and denounced the administra tion of the pension department. The speech throughout was enlivened by pat illustrations and no one left the hall. All were entertained, and al understood exactly what the speaker was driving at. Considerable curiosity was felt over his statement as to temperance _ legislation. It was the same as in his opening speech, a reviev of the republican platform. Methods he said, were left to the people, and where can they be left more safely? Mr. Jackson went east to Mason Cit yesterday morning. He is accompanied by Mr. Myers of the Mason CityRepub lican, who is reporting for a syndicate of leading dailies. Mr. Busby of the Chicago Inter Ocean joined him at Al gona and will go with him two weeks when he goes to Ohio with McKinley Mr. Jackson is looking well, feeling well, making a rousing campaign, anc is confident that Iowa will go at leas 25,000 republican. His speech at Al gona was a fit opening to the campaign and it made him any number of friends and insured a solid republican support Tlio Attack on Jackson. The old pension disbarment charg agaist Frank D. Jackson, which was used in 1886 when he was elected sec rotary of state, has been revamped and is now being paraded as a suddenly discovered bit of evidence of import ance. It was published by the Du buque Telegraph, (dem.), in 1886 as follows: "The records of the pension bureau show that on the 10th day o January, 1880, he was suspended from practice for demanding an illegal fee in the claim of Andrew M. Ellis, an old soldier, and that as he failed to defenc himself against the grave and disgrace ful charge he was disbarred on the 20th of August in the same year by the re publican commlsioner. These facts suggest their own comment. They are eloquently assertive of Mr Jackson's want of sympathy with the veterans whose suffrages he is now seeking anc hopes to receive, and infallibly establish his unworthiness." Congressman D. B. Henderson, who is alive to the soldiers' interests, knew of the case at the time and he says: " It is a cruel wrong that this suspension should be dug up at this late day. Jackson is one of the most highly respected men in the state, and he is particularly loved by the soldiers. He is one of the men who get a nomination without asking for it. I think the only effect of this effort to throw dirl will be to increase Jackson's majority. Jackson was twice elected by big majorities after this whole matter was dug up by the democrats. It is a cam- mign of burnt powder at this late day *'0 begin a rehash of exposed slanders. Local History Recalled. A correspondent to the Sioux City Journal revives a well remembered :ontest in Kossuth in the following: To the Editor: The claim is now Deing made by prohibition papers that ilev. Bennett Mitchdl, their candidate or governor, has always been an active and consistent republican. It will be "ound, however, that he has been a n-ohibitionist first and a republican afterwards, and that in these later rears he has more frequently voted the jrohibition ticket. Prior to 1882, when ,he republican party was apparently acting under the dictates of the prohib- tionists, he contented himself with opposing individual candidates who did not propose to hold views in accordance with his own. A notable instance of this occurred in 1870, when Hon. Fohn N. Weaver received the republican nomination for circuit judge in the fourteenth district. Mr. Mitchell was then presiding elder of the Algona conference and became the leader of ,n independent movement which sought o elect Hon. Lot Thomas of Storm -jake over Weaver. He took this step because Thomas was a prohibitionist and u church member, while Weaver vas neither. After the republicans in the general assembly of 1883 gave the people statu- tory prohibition Mr. Mitchell insisted that it was the duty of the party to provide for enforcement by enacting a state constabulary law. Its failure to do so has always been regarded by him ns evidence of faithlessness and good reason for denying it his allegiehce. No one will dispute that Mr. Mitchell has always had the courage of his convictions on this subject, and there are a number of instances Oi record in towns of his pastoral residence where he has appeared as the people's prosecutor of saloonkeepers. It is well, however, that in his present candidacy he be not made to pose as a man who was alienated from the republican party by reason of its temperance plank this year. J, A. MAGOUH IN HONOLULU. tie Writes n Spicy hotter on the Situation In the Islands. Mayor Call last week 1'eceived a letter from J. Alfred Magoun which is interesting on many accounts. Mr. Magoun was one of the first boys born in Kossuth county. His father, John Magoun, lived where the Chubb brothers now are, and was oldest of three brothers who Kossuth in the beginning. He moved to . Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, years ago. His son came from there and graduated at Ann Arbor in the law, and has since been a loading lawyer in the Islands. Mr. Call wrote to him about some lands he still holds south of town, and at the end of his letter asked "Why don't you come in out of the wet?" referring to annexation. In part Mr. Magoun replies: "Ho.vor.uLU, Sept. 20, 3893.—My Dear Mr. Ambrose Call: * * * We a'ro hav- idg great political disquiet hero now, and it seems to me that Uncle Sain, to whom we looked with such filial expectations, has turned us the cold shoulder. We can take care of ourselves, however, if no foreign power interferes, and we will not believe that the United States would misuse her power to reinstate a depraved tyrant upon the throne. Such an idea is so repugnant to the principles of republican government that it would appear necessary only to state it to show its impossibility. There is a disposition on tlie part of strangers to cry 'fair play.' Even if there were any foundation for such cry, which by the way was only started to create sympathy, fair play has a double aspect. Our deposed queen only considered her own sweet will when she attempted to degrade every Anglo Saxon in tbis land to the position of a menial, dependent upon her whims and caprices. No person with any manhood will stand, without remonstrance, and see his dearest right, the right of civil liberty, violated; yet that is what this paragon of virtue, whom we were obliged to acknowledge queen, did when she deliberately, against the advice of the representatives of the best morals and thought, and upon the advice of the boodlers, gamblers, bribe takers, whiskey bums, and in short moral lepers, attempted to abrogate the constitution of the people and to proclaim and promulgate one of her own misconceptions, giving her absolute power. It is not such as she that can cry fair play. It was from us the cry should have come, but instead when terrified by the phantom of her own misdeeds she shrinks into cowardly inaction before the wrath of outraged manhood, by a most wonderful stroke of diplomacy, she accuses the representatives of the only power she fears as being the author of the disaster which she brought upon herself. The plausible pretext given by Stephens in landing the Boston marines to protect American property and the lives of American citizens was seized upon by her with a subtle perfidy, that could not be more than equaled by a Talleyrand to cry fair play. By thus working upon the sense of honor of the American people she expected that she •could get them to keep their hands off. It is Americans appealing to America for fail- play ; it is the result of western civilization appealing to what is highest and best of that civilization for fair play; it is advanced thought and intelligence crying for fair play against the hideous form of superstitious tyranny. Very truly yours, " J. Ai.FiiuD MAGOUX." In Memorlain. A sad death occurred Sunday morning, Mrs. Mary Hart leaving her husband and family. She had been in failing health from lung trouble and at 11:30 o'clock the end came. She was only 27 years of age, had been married about four years, and leaves three little children, the youngest only four months old. Rev. Davidson attended the funeral which was held Monday, and a largo number of friends followed the remains to the graye. Mrs. Hart was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chandler, and a very attractive woman. All relatives unite in thanking the public for kind services rendered. Republican County Convention. To the republicans of Kossuth county: A delegate convention of the republicans of Kossuth county will be held at the court house in Algona, Iowa, on Friday, October 0, 1803, at 11 o'clock a. in., for the purpose of placing In nomination a candidate for the of- llcas of Treasurer, Slierlff, Superintendent of Schools, two Supervisors, and Coroner, and for the transaction of such other business as may properly corno before the convention. The ratio of representation for the several precincts will be as follows: One vote for each precinct and one additional vote for every 2f> votes or major fraction of 85 votes cast for Beujamln Harrison for president at the gen'-"" eral election, held Nov. 8, 1802. The representation to which the several products will be entitled in the said convention will be as follows: Township. Cominitteemeu. AlRona— First Ward Second Ward... Third Ward Fourth Ward... Hurt Buffalo Cresco Fonton Greenwood.... German Garlleld Hebron Harrison Irvlugton Lott s Creek LuVerne Ledyard Lincoln Portland Plum Creek Prairie Ramsay Biverdale Seneca 3wea Sherman Springfield nion Wesley Whittemore E. Tellier C. M. Doxsee... M. F. Randall.. F. M. Taylor.... Geo. E. Marble. B. Welter. O.j». Potter S. Mayne .. J. Shaeffer. Jno. Halues..., H. L. Baldwin. 0. H. Hutchlus. N,;c. Taylor Chas. Sinclair.. John Beckman. F. Pearce T. Fox F.Benschoter... J. Longbottom. B. F. Smith A. Fisher '. A. Erlckson... G. M. Parsons.., J. Schneider Win. Dodcls G. W. Eddy "eo. E. Boyle.... No, votes 86 81 02 07 115 :H 87 30 143 88 38 32 20 02 21 70 87 # 77 55 10 57 20 40 00 35 SO 70 130 00 No. Del, 4. 4 3 5 g 2 8 3 o 4 4 1 4 3 1 3 2 3 4 Z 2 4 0 5 The committee' recommends that all caucuses throughout tho county be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 1803. B. W. HAGGARD, Ohm. Rep. County Central Com. Township Primaries. Rlverdale-At the Stewart school house on fhursday, Oct. 5, at 4 p. m. Addlsou Fisher, commltteeman. Algona-Second Ward-At the Wigwam on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p. m. 0. MT Doxsee, commltteeman. WE still lead in the matter of choice butter. M, Z. Grove & Son-

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