The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1898 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 23, 1898
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t«AH. A WARRfeN. DESMOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1898. f««-nis to Subscribers. te« copy, one year ....................... Jl 60 ie copy, six months ................. 75 neoony, thre« months ............... ...'. 40 Sent to an/ address at above rates. 3 " *" money ot&6t< OT Bates of advertising sent on application. M»KiNLEY WILL ACT. There is every reason to believe that President McKinley will act with firmness when the time comes. Until there is reason to believe otherwise everybody must commend him for hesitating to get us into war. No American citizen will for a moment put the cost of war up against national honor, and Spain must be brought to account. It would be an act of despicable cowardice to allow Spain to blow up one of our vessels with Impunity, or even for a money indemnity. But it will be as easy to fight when we are fully ready as it Is before, and until there is reasonable ground for suspecting that the administration is planning for " peace at any price" it must be credited with a discretion and moderation that are as remarkable as they are admirable. As to Cuba it would probably have been better had President Cleveland made the same spirited declaration to Spain that he did to England in the Venezuelan affair. A bold front at the beginning would have saved all the subsequent trouble we have drifted into, as well as prevented the barbarities of Spanish warfare in Cuba. The United States might as well one time as another declare that it will Interfere in all misunderstandings on this side of the Atlantic to the extent of seeing fair play and honorable warfare. But President Cleveland took the position that the Monroe doctrine did not apply in the Cuban struggle. This mous abuse, but it has no authority to correct it. Congress cannot be made to see it and so neglects to correct it. WAll NEWS. The country is no nearer war than a week ago. Congress will have the report of the Maine disaster early next week. Then something definite will be done. If Spain is wise enough to accept the inevitable war will be averted. If not, war seems probable, tt lies largely with Spain. left this country with no greater interest in the contest than any other civilized nation has. It is simply a question whether the barbarities practised in Cuba are such that the civilized world should interfere. Public sentiment in this country is satisfied on this point. No one can read the speeches of Senators Proctor and Gal linger and remain in doubt. Entirely aside from the Monroe doctrine the United States should recognize "the independence of Cuba and put an end to the war. Our obligation is plain. There is every reason to belieye that President McKinley recognizes the demands the people are making upon him, and that • he will do his whole duty. THE POSTAL DEFICIT. The general increase in postoffice box rentals is undoubtedly part of a plan to make up the yearly deficit in postal revenues. It is a small tax, but it will be widely felt. It will serve more than any other exaction to call attention to the recent attempt in congress to equalize the expense of carry- CttKOIT WHERE CHEDIT IS DUE. The State Register says: n,Sl na i, t0 f ? U i nk Jl. mal $ ing kls fittest and most helpful battle for the tax payers of Iowa in his unswerving contest for the enactment of the board of control bill, which will be certain to save all the cost of this session of the legislature during every biennial period the board of control law remains upon the statutes of Iowa. THE UPPER DBS MOINES is glad to have Senator Funk receive due recognition. He has been the backbone of the reform movement in the last and present legislatures as Senator Healey has been the spokesman. We are glad the two have won out in the senate regardless of the merits of the board of control measure. Aside from the compliment to Senator Funk, however, the Register's statement cannot be fully endorsed. There is no doubt that some leaks in each of the state institutions will be plugged, but they would have been plugged under any system of management. The Healey investigation, which was not primarily gotten up in the interests of any special plan of management, would have borne fruits. In fact many salaries were cutdown during the extra session, without either an investigating committee or a single board. It seems likely that the support fund of the asylums can be permanently lowered without injury, but this likewise can in no way bo credited to a single board management. In fact it will bo accomplished before the Single board is appointed. To credit all the savings in institution rents. The Courier's attention is called to thefact that nearly every democrat in congress voted against the Loud bill, which would have put the postal service on a paying basis. The Cleveland administration turned over a deficit in nearly every department, and McKinley has gone resolutely at it to j?et us back on a cash basis. The Hull Index says Judge Thomas is so able on the bench that the district will not want to spare him for congress. The Sheldon Mail says in reply: " Are not wise and capable men and those without blemish as much needed in congress as elsewhere? The bench does not deserve all the good men, and we have an impression that a few additions to the collection of good men in congress would be very helpful to that body and to the country. It should not be urged against Judge Thomas that he is too able and too fit a man to represent the Eleventh district in congress. An attempt to promote somebody else's ambition in that way might give the Storm Lake jurist a bigger boost than would otherwise attend his candidacy. It occasionally happens that our best men are sent to congress." Congressman Curtis of Clinton says he will not bo a candidate for renomina- tion. The Estherville Republican says: Judge Quarton will be a candidate for re- nomination at the coming judicial convention. Judge Quarton is certainly entitled to another term. He is a close student of the law and has had fewer reversals in the supremo court in proportion to the cases appealed than any other district judge now on the bench in Iowa, some 19 cases out of 25 being aftirmed. Personally he is a genial man and is popular with the bar and the at 7 o'clock and conducted the regular service at his church, beginning at 7:30. How's that? THE MONTH'8-MAGAZINES. Professor Henry C. Adams opens the April Atlantic with a'timely and forcible paper dealing with the United States international commerce commission, under the title of "A Decade of Federal Railway Regulation." He shows that all governments must and do regulate railway management, and he details the aims and methods of the interstate commission, what they were expected to accomplish, what they have accomplished, and wherein they have failed. He points out that their failures have been largely due to the attitude of the judiciary, who have constantly ruled against the commission and in favor of the railroads. ing mail and to put the postal system on a paying basis. The government is carrying circulars, sample copies, advertising matter, etc., at an expense of $43,000,000 a year and is getting in postage for it only $3,000,000 a year. What is known as the Loud bill was intended to correct this glaring injustice, but it was voted down in the house of representatives. The opponents of the bill were successful mainly because they were able to show that the railways were being paid an exorbitant rate for carrying the mails, and that the yearly deficit was due to this cause rather than to too cheap postage. They showed that the railways are getting eight cents a pound for carrying mail where express companies render equal service for one cent a pound, paying the railways 40 per cent, of that. Geo. E. Roberts writes at length management to the new plan is manifestly unfair, when in fact all the credit belongs to the last and the present general assemblies. All of the benefits of the Healey investigation and of the actions of both legislative bodies would have accrued to the taxpayers exactly the same had no change whatever been made. Not only that, but it is altogether probable that had the state provided for a periodical examination of the state institutions such as banks, insurance companies, etc., are subjected to, and left the boards of trustees for each institution it would have saved all it will save, have had as good management at less expense, and have been freed from the danger of a big political machine which is the real danger with a single board. The movement out of which the single board of control idea has come has been a splendid thing for Iowa. Its benefits are entirely independent of the board of control. In fact it remains to be proved that the single board will not be a sort of anti-climax, aback lash on the good work accomplished by the extra session and its successor. people. He is now qualified to do even better service on the bench than when first elected. The osteopaths are to be allowed to practice in Iowa. They believe that by stretching people's joints all diseases can bo cured. It is expected that the report of the commission on the Maine disaster will bo made tomorrow. It will show that the vessel was blown up from the outside. The week. legislature will adjourn in IN THIS NEIGHBOEHOOD. Swea tax. City has voted a $100 library Mrs. Maud Schloicher of Algona visited her husband's family in Humboldt last week. Mrs. J. I. Brown beat Estheryille for school director. She got 27 votes over all. McParland & Son have partment store at West use the old opera house. opened a de- Bend. They BOARD OF' 1 CONTROL ADOPTED The house passed the board of con trol bill yesterday by a vote of 71 to 20 The 20 wore all republicans. The bil is amended to give the new board su peryisory control of expenditures in the state educational institutions, bu leaves the regents and trustees as at present to manage the schools. The amendment will probably be accepted by the senate. The Northwestern railway had a fireman killed in a collision at Hubbard It pays his widow $4,800 without a contest. Ray Dolliver of Blue Earth City has near Germania and quar- bought moved, tors. a farm Kossuth draws from all" Fenton. Cor with from Washington to tho Fort Dodge Messenger about this matter: Year after year Congressman Loud of California has attempted to puss a bill to reform some of tho abuses of tho postal service. He has failed year after year Last week it was up again. Ho showed that ior carrying second class mail matter such us newspapers, etc., the government re- NEWS AND QOMMENT. The Odebolt Chronicle takes no stock in F. H. Holsoll being a candidate to succeed Judge Thomas on the bench: "Mr. Helsell refused to be a candidate for congress because his business engagements would not'perniit him to run, and if he had an ambition to go on the bench the same reason would hold good. We have no doubt that ho could have secured tho republican for congress had he entered of the service about $40,000,000. Mr. Loud iiment was being J tho polioy of the government in making a very low rate on legitimate publications and carrying weekly newspapers within the county where published free, could be defended, the gov- 9i*ntn6nt w&s currying n vust ouiintitv nf bogus publications, pure fakes published nomination the field, and there are few men who prefer the office of district judge to that of representative of the big Eleventh." Ackloy Hubbard of Sponcer is said to B a candidate for congress. The oxne- | Hence he got in the Emmetsburg senatorial convention ought to fit him for a hot Arven P. Peck, an old man and longtime resident of Palo Alto, was buried in the German Methodist cemetery at FAnt.nn J Crescent: W. L. Mitchell made a pilgrimage to Algona Tuesday Wo surmise he is looking up a spring stock of goods. i fa John T. Etzell of Clear Lake offered Sam Scott $700 for his business lot at Whittemore. -The same lot sold for $50 not long- ago. W. A Kirk of Sioux City was chosen major of the Fourth regiment at the Company F of Algona recent election. gave him 22 votes. n, T . he £« Br i £ ake Mirror intimates that a little thing like an injunction won't cut much figure with the beer trade at Arnold's Park. Plans and specifications are completed for a new Masonic hall and opera house at Armstrong to cost $4,000 A stock company will build it. The Milwaukee rail way is talking of building into Fort Dodge. The line will run between Manilla and the Fort. Manilla ism Crawford county. Swea City JJeraldj The three Algo- Call, broker, re- oorta deposit of $376,821 with them. A SOCIAL LIFE ON THE FAEM. The following suggestions by Mrs. W. W. Anriis are to the point and well worthy of consideration. They are from her paper read at the farmers' institute. -s- -t- -s- Conversation is one of the essential elements of social success and that is one of the things we neglect. To use a common expression, we "talk shop." The crops, the stock, and the weather form the principal topics for the men, and tho poultry and the garden, the children, and tho weather, for the wommi. I have heard two men discuss the weather past, present, and future for nearly half a day and still seem to have an inexhaustible store of information to draw upon. The time the men devote to tho stock the women give to tho children, or tho last quilt pattern, while both vary tho talk somewhat by some neighborhood gossip. Now these people, I know them, you know them, but I need not fear giving offense for they are not the people who attend tho farmers' institute. I imag inc some city lady says with a sneer " that is just what I thought." But wait a mo- nent, my dear, substitute fancy work and tho latest fashion for tho poultry and garden and where do you differ. Your gossip may be a little more highly seasoned than your country friends, for you probably hear much worse and a great deal more of it. There seems to be a social line more or less distinct drawn between town and country. Lot mo, my country friends, tell you you are the ones who is most to blamo. But you say you can't find time, and besides you can't dress well enough and they ridi- culo,'your clothes/ You can make time if you will, yon can dress respectably and the person who is so little and narrow minded that ho looks at the garment rather than tho character of tho man is beneath your notice three men at and 1S not the man vvnoso acquaintance you want to form. And possibly you are too careless about your personal appearance- look in tho glass tonight when you go home and see. It is not possible, nor would it be advisable for farmers to dress in the latest stylo, I doubt if it is for anyone, but I do think many of them could dress much neater and bettor than they do. ~T~ -T- -T- We come to the social life at its best upon the farm. There are the quiet afternoon chats between neighbors over the sewing or knitting when the real inner life speaks. Did you ever notice how close is the tie between congenial neighbors in the country? It seldom grows weaker and is rarely broken. The men look over each others stock and ask each others advice or opinion, and between times touch upon the weightier questions of the day. At other times the whole family goes to spend tho evening, and the hours fairly fly while games are played, songs are sung, and stories told. Then there are evening gatherings of old and young at parties, socials, debates, and occasionally the old-time spelling school. For the young people are the sleigh rides, coasting parties, taffy pulls. While for summer are reserved tho baseball games, picnics, and lawn parties. One question of social entertainment has been solved quite satisfactorily in our township. Of course it is not a perfect solution, but two winters have been made less lonely and some real good has been do- rived. Tho one drawback has been lack of room as wo mot at the different homes, so limiting the number and of necessity offending some. About 20, they were all called young ranging from 18 to —, well they wero all young, or young married people, joined when the refined and artistic in every character will find expression in its surroundings, when good company, good music, good literature will be in every home, when farm work will be no longer drudgery, but a measure to gratify the desires of progressive life, when all that goes to make up the higher living will be of more importance than dollars and cents, when real worth will discount bank stock, when every home shall be an ideal home and a farmer's life the ideal life. THINGS TO REMEMBER. March 20, next Aiden Benedict Wednesday. Frank Nfcoulin takes an excursion north every Tuesday. Read his advertisement. Clay Clement, the great actor, comes April 12. All the county should plan to come in for this entertainment. Robinson's old reliable hardware is on hand for the spring season. Everybody knows that he gets good goods at Robinson's. The Kraft company has a merchant tailoring shop of its own, and Mr. Cres- vvell is an experienced measurer. See them about that spring suit. First Church of Christ, Scientist, services Sunday, 10:45 a. m., Friday 3 p. m., at Odd Fellows' parlors. Subject next Sunday, "Brotherly Love." Rev. Stoddard of Britt will preach at the Congregational church next Sunday morning and evening. He is understood to be a candidate for the Algona pastorate. The lyceura gives way this week for an entertainment to be given in the court house by the Methodist Sunday school. Next week will occur the closing lyceura program. Rev. F. A. Harter, pastor of the First Baptist church of Webster City, will occupy the Baptist pulpit in this city next Sunday morning and evening. Morning theme, "Rebuilding the Walls of Jerusalem." Evening, "A Trumpet Call to Young Men." The other services as usual. Rev. Stiles will preach in Webster City. The Lowell Concert company will give one of their entertainments at the Methodist church Thursday night, March 24, under the auspices of the Epworth League. This company is composed of four ladies and a talented little girl soloist. These clever entertainers will give vocal and instrumental quartettes, mandolin • and guitar music, vocal solos, violin solos and reading, making a varied and pleasing program. Endorsed and commended by all lovers of music, the clergy, the press and the general public. Admis- CITY SCRAP NEXT MONDAY PEOSPEOT FOR A TAME ELECTION, Opposition In But Two Wards—Little Talk About Electric Lights or the City Library Tax. But very little excitement has attended the preliminaries to the city election which comes Monday. Even the electric light proposition has not heen much discussed. In two wards there is no opposition to the old councilmen. In the Third and Fourth there is a contest, but of a very mild character considering last year's uprising:. It is likely that the electric light franchise will not be voted. Many favor having the city put in its own lighting plant, and many think the Durdall proposal, while furnishing cheap lights, includes too big a yearly expense to the city. There has been no discussion of the library'tax, but many think it will carry. It is a small matter, and everybody wants to give Mr. McElroy a chance to develop the library. THE WARD CAUCUSES. In the First ward there was no opposition to F. H. Vesper, who wasrenomi- nated unanimously. There is no opposing candidate. In the Second ward Dr. Morse was sion, adults 25 cents, children under 16, 15 cents. Come and ertjoy the evening. STOP SHIPPING LIQUOES. Tho Express Companies Elsewhere Have Shut Down-No Change at agreed upon unanimously, and has no opponent. In the Third ward two caucuses were held in the normal building at the same hour Friday evening. The republicans renominated P. L. Slagle and the democrats Walt. Stebbins. The ward is very close politically. Both candidates nre old residents and well known. In the Fourth ward M. B. Chapin was renominated without opposition in the republican caucus. J. F. Nicoulln has been named by petition. The republicans have a big majority in the ward and Mr. Chapin is spoken of by all as an attentive and efficient member. Mr. Nicoulin was an excellent member while on the council before. THE ELECTRIC LIGHT PROPOSAL. The proposition submitted by O. B. Durdall to the council is to put in 35 arc, 1200-candle-power lights at $4.50 a month each. They are to be kept burning until midnight and be run on what is known as the moonlight schedule, that is they will not be lighted on moonlight nights. All lights the city takes over 35 will cost $4 each a month. Orders at various points have been given to express agents not to deliver liquors hereafter. No such order has been received by the Algona agents. Webster City, however, is very dry. The Freeman reports: The express messenger came in from the south on the Northwestern yesterday morning and he was happy as a lark. The cause of his joy was from the fact that he had no beer or liquors to handle on this trip. This all came about through an order which was received Wednesday at the Webster City office, as well as every other express office in the state, from the American Express company's LlRtt.fln MM.t't.At'a A rrnnt Hff«7-\ IT J At 35 lights the yearly cost to the city will be $1,884, and 40 lights will cost $2,124. Mr. Durdall says he will also if ho gets assurances of 200 commercial lights put in boiler and engine equal to running a 300 light incandescent dynamo. Mayor Chrischilles wishes it understood that the council is not bound to this proposition in case granting a franchise is voted. He says the council holds that it will then be at liberty to contract as best it may for such number of lights at such cost as it sees fit, by granting a franchise if that is best or by private contract for lights if that is best. . fc headquarters. Agent seen in relation to the McDonald was order and he good showing for a hard times period. Faltinsori "ournal has been the Ar in a club. It had no avowed reason for ox isting, only it was to moot every two weeks on Wednesday evening. A few minutes was given to current events, some author was discussed and selections from his work, or simply a miscellaneous program. Some original work was done and wo oven as??I=L»=» I his proved quite an attraction. These gatherings wore very informal, simple freshments wero served and part of the evening was spent in social talk and many merry laughs and jests. I never .heard any sa d he was not prepared to talk on the subject, as he did not fully understand the matter, although it appeared very plain on its face. A shipment of beer was received in the city Wednesday from Fort Dodge, but none came from Boone, and Driver Webb reports that the messenger on the run said the agent of the company at Boone had refused to receive the beer and liquors when tendered to him. If the express company sticks to the letter of the circular and it means what it is now believed to mean, it will be the most serious blow ever struck at the liquor traf- the beer fic , n Iowa Nearly all eer shipped into Webster City comes from IT 't^ ^ .» 6 ' Waterloo, Dubuque points within the Dubuq state. When . * . * . y -" «"'-' D UtHJO, VV 116II tins traffic is stopped Webster Citv will be in flVfil'V ROtica nf )!,„ -n _ J , be in every sense of the season. word a dry Texas, Rome Wood worth's town He ays it is going to bo a big city and that Texas is on a boom. .,,„ nil ' .-lOWS UOtbo nj«,u iv yours ago the temperance ticket carried in Algona by a majority of three votes." It don t seem so long airo that those local option fights. POSTOFFIOEJJENT NOTES, Estherville Democrat: The rent nf theipostoffice boxes has been doubled and after April 1 call boxes will be 25 cents per quarter and lock boxes 50 The postmaster general has 01- the change. >na postoffice raised. Call A OEAOK SHABPSHOOTEB. Capt. Will V. Smith's Kornarkable Score with n Springfield Klflle. Capt. Will F. Smith, inspector of small arms practice for the Fourth regiment, I. N. G., made some remarkable scores with the Springfield riflle on the Webster City range the other day. He succeeded in making a "possible" at 500 yards, and came within one point of making what is known as a "double possible." The remarkable and very unusual thing in regard to the long range score is that out of the last ten shots nine bullseyes were made seven of them being in consecutive order. When asked how ho did this kind of shooting, Capt. Smith said to a reporter or the Webster City Tribune: I don't know how to explain it to a newspaper reporter who does not know ±.yH?JL U ^ ut Jhooting. If i waa to situation." TheEm- • t 7~- y to furnish wntoi> ut " and drawers to 60 cents.' Bancroft box 101 ts are 20 cents for call and 80 40 l " tllQ threo 8l! »eB of etc. mctsburg Tribune adds: " And the people low fl £ lu '°of tho Fourteenth judicial district think a|. Emmetsburg Tribune: At the insti- n an adjoining neighborhood is a reading Nevada Representative: The post- * <*° upon very much tho same office department has given no ice of '" " P °" eaoh nlternato Fri ^ l ' tti86 in box l ' ent the flK A nn hnnnh l 6 bunched. fl Ap 1 to 2 , ns- The government, he showed, waslos- Thomas without any seeming about tut f ln Algona Farmer Jones of Kos- a °°"' : spouk of theso because they ? ents a ( l ual ' t ° 1 ' f ° 1 ' call boxes 40 cent ' 8 named n this class and U '" " th unty read a very interesting havo COIQe ™aor my personal knowledge f 01 ' ^'dlnary lock boxes and 50 cents fo making the letters pay for a tnough the service as a whole shows a loss prices for the use of postal cars and for car rymg the mails and that if it would ruako Wiser bargains with the ra" there would be no deficit. . A ,. — — — —>-*.~* b . j. will not enter into the merits of that dispute at this time fprifthat contention is sustained it doss not wake any better Jud Welliver, one of the r men of Des Moines, has bought Corning Union and will try country journalism. He has been one of the Lead- r staff and will make a record on his paper. uuques- • •• The Can ' 011 Hel-ald man Dollivev made one of the outrageously in its speeches in tho house of representatives at money than sense. management. The government is Monably imposed on outi second sluss naail matter, out ever,,^time j Washington last week wWtio ",u^3 b -* ' appropriating $50,000,000 for submitted to the house. against it Ve«i^1h>big W ^^ewwhl|±hT^ eU rV\ WMn0t ne ~^to I p several nee the second claea privilege are their con- &n y°° A y to ask who he was or from what I houses at V* stituents. The lobbying is all against the 8tate he hailedl The people know Dolliver ^te^MM^!"* Its own I and no apeaker in congress is listened to nun*.. *i if t ~" •> '"""loonuy-i niy personal knowledge. » • w* .1 the P omnt,.! nS ee " q , U ,° ted lw e* ] y ^ There may bo - ll " d Probably are others. It bngh test | "£ edcointl £ n F™f: Mr. Jones is op- is something to take one's mind from the America Iandlordl8m °" the ^rms of old ehannols-to get out of the rutsand give Swea City Herald: Kossuth I** 11 ** 1 !™.?. 80 into some of tho questions has 18 banks and 12 newspapers resent the wealth and the newspaX the county, somebody that Kossuth has !„ , . , . B ° locl{ boxes ' the old rates havine- Congress- three the brains of more possibilities of life. Of course it is not | | much, but if you have nothing of tho kind in your community try it, call your organi- | zation what you will, but every one help all j and not depend on a few to keep it fb ° 15 cents fo '' '" Wnr boxes and Herald 1 . , o -^«» MW ,v^* tvui Tffl t Q t yy ii. ™ * ° f ^ !°" a h " s lo ™ ted he ''° and will PHIL. HANNA IN IT. Promises to Break Out Pull's Neighborhood. YORK, N. Y., March 18.—The a San Juan, Porto Rico, special Ix business has""nolobby"hereT , „ uptThV^n 6 1 ^ •»«« **«" ao not mean that the lobby 41.1 1 —rt-* mif *vww^ uv*u ( j. U-W MVV WiibO this in any spirit of criticism upon the con- frewmen. I do not mean that thn inhhv t, ^ ^ tbe c / l8e wd «*v •fnW.Afiii" T « " " rv m? 9rd fl ' 0m jn the 8an: > e forceful m.ann,er. The postofflee depart- jnent _ floes its* best to get the Loud bill But here we see the weakness of »Jf fJMgefl re- 'Ity. The Ex-Postmaster General Wannamak-1 er wants postofflces closed on Sunday. The he the office. years Whittemore is an experienced man Rev. Geo. H. Kennedy gona Methodist pastor, has mnno n >.„„ i i , —- — - ord at Webster City. The 'Prihnn n " dBrkeM ° u ° home 801lds tt wave of says: Besides the usual forenoon "er- S1 ° U UU '° Ua ' h evGPW h "" 1B ""'" ""' he conducted a class meeting at at 2:30 in the afternoon, B ?H 01 } , and administered At 6 o'clock he performed is growing very bitter. This is proved by the act that the HeraldVcon'e Whon sorro, or trouble conies there;;;;; I tu'r^trSrfh^u^arf ^ 'Ati'lin/1 TirUVi ^,wv~,. ,.i.a .. _ wna /1^4«l««,i *.i i »"•«"& uittHJ. —7- —p- —;-. There is one other phase of farm life. . Highview through every home, lation impresses been tho r __ ___ »<UV \J\l\J\l t* if I ill" the opportuity would have to severely sentence him le growing feeling against the United States consul or war- that these results were accomp- <,i,,ri -f 1 . on A^ nd oapeful Practice and btudy it might be the best explanation I could make to you. No, I cannot call i a phenomenal score; but if that third shot from the end had been a five then perhaps, it might be entitled to a olace under that distinction. Y es I have made a larger score at 500 ykrcls but never with such an unbroken run of • lankigiving day, last more points—five 4s ~£" t tlle 5s were not so well i,,- i >." , en ft man can 'bunch' his shots as close" as 4s or a succession BlinnHn^ 68 -? ^ i8 Wlmt W6 Cal1 S ^^ snooting I always try to beat myself, no one else, and in this way I have improved my shooting from year to yew kZ 1 ?) T ?JV d }t a ereat Batisfactio^ to know that there will be no ' kiokinff' when I get tho best of that 'other fe!- ri^ W ''M 'f ood lleal th has much to D™PM?« W ^ ho , oUn ^aB well as much P. u i ctl ^, a . nd8tud y- Do I ever expect Well, I don't know my health remains to be ol »m, » tunifv i, f T "ye"' ** the first opportunity, but I am getting rather along dass T?° W t0 be What is o»lled flrst ' whonni f 1 ' men here who can beat me now at my own and I expecUo step aside s^oo™ S( I<ollowmg is the score made b sumo * ' made by Capt. 300° ^ •* 4-oi f \ fcgg Program for Saturday Nijjht. Violin solo.... „ Recitation, Shopping V- Chorus Tlie Builders....'.'.' .tecltation.... Recital, Aunt Patleuce's' Vocal solo ........................ Carrie iiurant Recitation. . . ....................... i' • -Ivna Day Recitation, Two LntleChickena'.:^" 016 . 0 . 1 ' 086 Ladles' quartette; A've MaVl'a" VerUO " ^ illcent teadlng, selection rrom Blfcth '. '. ! .' ! ........ Vocal' sbib' '.' .................. Mabel A/Glimore pure, crimes. more free, i seldom we hoar oftheL,. Vi| And yet it has not reached its true wedd ™ ceremony p aue mie timn V S teue fw one 6 voiomonyipwue. ihe time is coming when it will, plus $2 ^.K, S f^ BS ^j c ^ts will be sold Iwaukee & St. Paul . \prll 5 and 19, 1898, regular flrst-olass fare its Rectal,' Kentucky Pniioso

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