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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 31, 1899
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.THEUPPEB BUS MOIK18: AL0OM IOWA, WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 1899 NEW YORK CENTRAL. liNEWKlNDOFANIMAl. tt« Passenger Earnings, Including Controlled Uneft, Excel the Pennsylvania ( —A Otupendnon* Showing. The passenger department of ths New York Central system, including lines leased, operated and controlled, feast from St. Louis and Chicago, is the largest paying institution of its kind in the world. It beats the Pennsylvania system with its leased and operated lines in the territory named by $1,535,758, and is so far ahead of any other system that comparison, to say the least, is odious. Poor's Manuel, which is an authority on railway statistics, In Its last yearly edition showed the passenger earnings of thirty-six of the leading railways, as follows: Pennsylvania J21.20U.OUO New York, New Haven & Hartford (including New England Railway) 16,800,000 New York Central & Hudson River (leased and operated lines) ... 16,214,000 Southern Pacific System 11,800,000 Pennsylvania Lines west of Pltts- burg 8,800,000 Boston & Maine System 8,600,00( Chicago & Northwestern i... 6,900,001 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy... 6,500,000 Canadian Pacific 6,800,001 Chicago, Milwaukee & St. .Paul.. 6,700,000 Erie 6,700,000 Atchlson, Topeka & Santa Fe... 6,600,000 Grand Trunk . -• Baltimore & Ohio Southern R'y System Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific. Louisville & Nashville _...,„. Lake Shore & Michigan Southern 4,200,000 Mlsourl Pacific System 4,000,000 Boston & Albany 4,000,000 Big Four ...'. a,800,000 Delaware, Lackawanna & Western 3,600,0(10 Michigan Central Northern Pacific \Vabaah Lehlgh Valley Central Railroad of New Jersey Union Pacific Great Northern Chicago & Alton , Chesapeake & Ohio 1,867,900 Plant System 1,275,174 Denver & Rio Grande 1,248,000 New York, Chicago & St. Louis. 876,977 New York, Ontario & Western.. 638,000 Plttsburg & Lake Erie 644,781 Two of the great systems show earnings from passenger traffic, as follows: New York Central Lines: New York Central $15,214,000 Michigan Central 3,300,000 Lake Shore & Michigan Southern 4,200,000 Big Four 3,1100,000 Boston & Albany 3,800,000 Plttsburg & Lake Krlo B44.7S1 New York, Chicago & St. Louis. K7G,U77 $31,535,758 Pennsylvania lines: Pennsylvania Railroad $21,200,000 Penn. lines west of Plttsburg.... 8,800,001) $30,000,000 Total for these two groat systems $Ul,Ki5.7FiS —Buffalo Comtn° r c | a1. April 4, 1899. Didn't SiRiilfy. "Look at this man," said the attorney, pointing: to the prisoner. "Does he look like one who would commit a crime?" "No," replied the witness. "Bat neither do you." 6,500.000 5,05»,00(J 4,800,000 4,300,000 4,2112,000 3,300,000 2.X50.000 2,800,000 2,700,000 2,700,000 2,480,000 2,074,000 1,981,397 Christian science has over 30,000 ad hercnts in the state of New York, nnd about thirty five churches and coiig-re- g-ations. A pin was swallowed ten years ago by Roland Dodds, of lUi'Jer. Pa. A few days since, in a paroxysm of coughing, he threw it up. Perhaps the worst recorded attempt at an escape from a conversational dif liculty was made by a London curate, who specially cultivated the friendship of the artisans. One day a carpenter arri-ed in his room, and, producing a photograph, said: "I've brought you my boy's likeness, as yon said you'd like to have it." Curate (rapturously) —"How awfully good of yon to remember! What a capital likeness! How is he?" Carpenter—"Why, sir. don't you remember? He's dead?" Curate—-'Oh, yes, of cotu-se I know that. I mean how's the man who took the photograph?" John Ealie, aged'13 years, of English, Ind., considered Eva Jacobs, who is two years his senior, his sweetheart. In a fit of jealous rage, because she walked home from school with another boy, he shot her with a charge of bird- shot, and her right hand had to be amputated. It is a noteworthy fact that in the rtate of Utah there is not one Irish Mormon. Secretary Alger's timberland, from •which he* made his fortune, lies along Lake Huron and is 100 miles in extent. When a small boy isn't doing anything else he eats something. Mistakes of the past should be made over into guide books of the future. If there were no other fools in the world we would be more dissatisfied with ourselves than ever. The railroad expert believes that the number of revenue tons hauled per mile is the best indication of a railroad's ability to handle traffic at the lowest cost of transportation. As is well known, the receivers of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad have been spending millions on improvements and have not completed the work, the lines west of the Ohio riyer being in need of a general rehabilitation, which they are to get this year. But the revenue haul per mile in 1897-98 was increased to 314 tons and a special re- po^t for the six months ending December 31, 1898, shows an average of 331.9 tons, quite an -appreciable advance. It is confidently expected that still further improvement will be shown before long. A church in London still possesses an income originally given to it for the purpose of buying fagots with which to bum heretics. Ranches, Nines and Orchards Are the basis of productive wealth In New Mexico, Arizona, California Cattle and sheep on the plains. Gold, «ilver, copper, Iron and coal in the mountains. Luscious fruits and golden grains lathe valleys. Abundant sunshine and pure air everywhere. A place to Mafce Money In, Write for free pamphlets and Information about horneseekerg' excursion rates. Adlrcil General Pjticnjer Office, It* Allison, T«fi«k« d Sauls ft Rdllwty, : CHICAGO. A ZOOLOGICAL FREAK FROM SOUTH AFRICA. Captured by Some Sailors—Fonnfl the Creature Hanging: Head Downward from a Tree, Enjoying a Midday Nap. a Of the many zoological curiosities that have been brought here in the 'past none has been so astonishing as a freak which arrived from the Brazils on board the American brigantine Daisy early yesterday morning. Dr. Angel Rodriguez, a scientist of international repute, who lives in the quaint Spanish-American city of .Rosario, where the Daisy loaded her cargo of bones, says the animal is akin to the species "heliogabalus," but the 'natives use the appellation "boogum." Of the two names Captain Dlckson of the Daisy is inclined to favor the latter, as somewhat like "bugaboo." The brigantine lay for several days at Rosario, as much time is required to move the cargo from the sheds to the vessel's' hold. It was while this work was going on that the men led rather an easy life, and many on leave of absence made excursions into the neighboring country. One of these trips apprised them of the existence of the "boogum." There were five men in the party which discovered the animal, which when first seen was hang- Ing head downward from the trunk of a tree, his immense muscular legs encircling it about nine feet from the ground. So absolutely motionless was he that the frightened men took heart and cautiously approached. "He is asleep," said William J. Carter, foremast hand, who is responsible for the story of the capture. Asleep the boo- gum gave no indication of what he was afterward found to be when removed to the Daisy. The men saw a body apparently 4 feet 8 inches long, the head somewhat resembling a cross •between a kangaroo and a baboon, with pointed ears and whiskers somewhat shorter than a goat. The neck was thick, of a pinkish hue, growing from a trunk which at the chest was scarcely wider than the animal's forehead, but below the waist it suddenly widened into, proportions which by contrast with the slender upper portion seemed abnormal. Its legs were of extraordinary proportions.the thighs measuring 27 inches in circumference. They terminated in flat feet, like a tiger, with immense claws that looked like steel, so powerful, well rounded and glistening did they appear. The hair on the legs and lower part of the body was of fine texture and did not disguise the powerful muscles worK- ing underneath. The general color of the animal was brown, and there was a remarkable absence of any resemblance to a tail. It is only by the merest chance that the "boogum" is now alive, for Carter dealt a terrible blow over the forehead with a club. The beast was deprived of his senses and carried down to the wharf suspended by the legs from a pole. Scarcely had he been deposited on the foredeck of the Daisy and had become the admiration of all eyes, when he revived. With one leap he sprang from the deck to the foresail gaff, a distance of at least 16 feet. His subsequent .actions were of a nature to fill the crew with terror. Every one of his tremendous leaps served to illustrate a prodigious strength. His entire movements were confined to his lower extremities, the upper legs simply flapping, pendantlike, in the air. Every time his powerful claws would strike the masts or yards splinters of the stout pine would fly in showers. All attempts to dislodge him failed, and the vessel was temporarily abandoned by the frightened crew. Finally the "boogum" leaped through the hatch into the forehold, and the cover being quickly jammed on he became a prisoner. The Daisy sailed and the rage of the "boogum" knew no bounds. He was only separated from the crew's auarters by a partition about an inch thick, and the stout oak trembled un- Ser his onslaughts. The voyage of the Daisy was seventy days to this port, during which the boogum" subsisted by sucking the marrow from the bones in the ship's hold. Frequently he would use the larger of these as a club and beat a terrifying accompaniment to his almost human shrieks of rage. It became a serious question with the captain whether the vessel would ever reach port. So powerful were the attacks of the beast's claws on the planking that It became necessary to have the pumps in readiness to start at any moment in case a leak should develop. A look into the hold yesterday showed that it was knee deep in splinters. Now that the Daisy has arrived with her unwelcome burden, how to get rid of it is the question. "As for presenting it to the zoo," said one who had been told the story of the animal the other day, "they couldn't take it at all unless they have cages of boiler plate. That 'boogum' would disrupt the entire gardens in ten minues." It is more than likely that when the Daisy sails on her return voyage Captain Dickson will return the "boogum" to its native wilds. There is no room for him in this country, and his safest place is on board the vessel.—Philadelphia Times. Like the "Three Tnllors of Toolcy Street." From the Indianapolis Journal: The German newspaper publishers of Missouri seem to be taking themselves too seriously. The total number of German newspapers published in Missouri Is thirty-eight, cf which six are published daily, twenty-five weekly, and the rest semi-weekly or monthly. If every German newspaper publisher in Missouri was present at the St. Louis meeting, which is not at all probable, the total attendance would have numbered thirty-eight. As a popular demonstration this does not greatly outclass the "three tailors of Tooley street." Nor is there any reason to believe that the mass of the German- Americans in Missouri are excited about the alleged misrepresentations concerning the attitude of the German government or the relations between the United States and Germany. There was no occasion for the meeting nor for the protestations regarding the loyalty of German-Americans, which no one questions. There are over 1,000 English newspapers published In Missouri. If the publishers of these papers should hold a meeting and pass resolutions condemning the thirty-eight Germans for trying to organize a class sentiment on national lines there would be a fine state of brotherly love among the newspaper publishers in Missouri. Richer Tluui Their Weight. Several brides have been presented with marriage portions far exceeding their weight in gold. The average weight of a bride will not exceed 130 pounds, or 2,080 ountees, and that at ?20 per ounce is $41,600. The marriage portion of Miss Pauline Whitney, daughter of ex-Secretary Whitney, was $1,000,000, or more than twenty-four times her weight In gold. Miss-Mai-got Tennant's marriage portion of $15,000 a year was more than twelve times her weight in gold, while the marriage portion of Miss Mackay (now the Princess of Colonna) of $2,500,000 was more than 300 times her weight In gold. A Five-Year-old Protest. The 5-year-old boy was not allowed to go to his grandfather's funeral, while the 7-year-old brother was. "I don't see why I can't go," grumbled the 5-year-old. "I can walk just as slow as Reggy." It was this same boy who couldn't understand why the music should ibe a feature of this same funeral. "Grandpa can't hear a note of it," he said. "He's stone deaf."—New York Sun. Knew IVhnt to Expect. Von Vlumer—I am afraid we haven't much for dinner, but such as it is Clinker—Don't make any excuses, old man. Remember that I have dined at your house before.—Detroit Free Press, Sheep's Wool IIM a Barometer, The wool on the back of a sheep is a shepherd's barometer. The curlier the wool the finer will be the weather. A FLIRTATION IN MINIATURE tared *?ot to ttfcrtr of it. Ynbsley — If yon could pet me that five I loaned you, 1 would be ever so much obliged. — Oli. doii't mention i'tl Do Your feet Ache ami Btirn? Slialce into your slioes, Allen's Foot- Ease, a powder for the feet. It makes tight or New Shoes feel Easy. Cures Corns. Unnions, Swollen, , 'Hot and Sweating Feefc. At all Druggists and Shoe Stores, 25c. Sample sent FREE. Address Allen S. Olmsted, LeRov, N. Y. _ A flat is all right tintil you want to stow something awtiy. Mrt% WlnMow'g Soothing Syrnp. Per children teething, coftcnn the gnrns, reclucci fir Eammatlon. ftllavn paln.cnrei wtoduopc. toon bottle. Girls, after 2700 there will be no more leap years. STORYETTES. Coo's COIIRII UuUnm Is the oldest nnd best. It will break up a cold quicker than nr.ythlng else. It IB always rcllublo. Tfy It. To the voters belong (.lie privilege of fighting over the spoils. Coughing I,ci«ls to Consumption. . Kemp's Balsam will stop the cough at once. Go to your druggist to-dny and get a sample buttle free. Sold in '25 and Ml cent bottles. Go at once; delays are dangerous. When a woman sets out to do a thing it's usually M man. For L,uug and chest diseases, Piso'sCnro is the hcst medicine -wo havo used. — Mrs J. L. Xortlu-ntt., Windsor. O-it., Catia:la. At_ banquets during Queen Elizabeth's time every came with his spoon in his pocUct. A Pure, Vrgatulilo C Hinmimcl. No mercurial or cither mineral pulsiing in Cnncn.- rcts Cniidy Cnthnrtlv. only vcKC'Inliic siilisincu'cs. lute meillcnl iM_8cqterl08._A_n_<lriiK«l8ls. lUo.3uo,Mic, A man walking day nnd night without resting would taUe 4!.'0 days to journey round the world. Hull's Catnrrh Cure Is taken iuterually. Price, 7'5c. _ Henry Clews, the I\'ew York millionaire, began life as a messenger boy in an English woolen factory. WAN ri-.n-Citse of lincl lionttli thill 1!-I I'-A-K-S will nut. licnent. Send fi crnm to |{||inn« Chomlcnl Ln.^ew York . tor 10 BRIII nli'.a niiil UKK) testimonial* Trouble is the only thing that keeps soiwe people from getting too gay. Vi'o Fay SI 5 a Week nml Expennofl to men with rl(;n to Introduce our Poultry Compound. Address wltlinlumj^ .liivcllp Mf|j. Co., 1'iirtuua, Kau. Christ, will not remain in any hettrt where sin is a welcome Try <iniin-(i! Try (iriilu-o! Ask your grocer to-day to show you a package of G-UA IN-.'), 'the new food drink that takes the place of eolVoe. The children may drink it without injury as well as the adult. All who try it, like it. GHAIN-O has that rich seal brown of Mocha or , but it is made from pure grains, ar d the most delicate stomach receives it without distress. One-fourth the price of coffee. ir>c and :ioc per package. Sold by all grocers. Faith in human nature until we grow up. lives Down in front—a young man's first attempt at mustache culture. FITS PorminonUyCurc'u.Kont s or nervousness nft,ct Srst day's 11*0 of Dr. Klino'K firoiit Kurvo Restorer. Bond for FRTCK S'i.OO t.rlul Imlt.lo and troiitino. 1)11. U. 11. KLINK, Ltd.. 031 A^ch SuJiMuluilulplilii, I'a. No person enjoys drinking iu a conversation of the extra dry brand. [LETTER TO MBS. PIJJKIIAM NO. 40,970] "I had female complaints so bad that it caused me to have hysterical fits; have had as many as nine in one day. "Five bottles of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound cured me and it has been a year since I had an attack. firs, Edna Jsckson, Pearl, La. If Mrs. Plnkham's Compound will cure such severe cases as this surely it must be a great medicine— is there any su:Terer foclish enough not to give it a trial ? QUICK Write CAPT. O'PARRELL, Pension Agent, 1425 New York Avenue, WASHINGTON, D, C. PR, KAY'S LUNG Mme. Calve is Hot the only vocalist who has erroneously been announced ns ill by certain French Writers. Mile. Delna recently issued nn amusing rebuke to one of these partigraphers. She wrote: "You announce "I am seriously ill. J cannot further conceal from you the fact that I am dead.— MARIE DEI.NA." The nurse on duty m ft certain London hospital was giving the little ones their last meal for the day. All save one were patiently waiting their turn to be served, the one in question being a little rosy-checked convalescent, \yhownscalling lustily for her portion. "Aren't you just a little impatient, Dorothy?" inquired tlieUindly nurse, with just a little tinge of correction in her tone. "No, I'm not!" retorted Dorothy, promptly, "I'm a little she patient!" Playwright David Belasco was entering the Garriclc theater, in New York, the other night, when a diminutive newsboy rushed up to him, and shouted: "Wuxtry! Terrible accident to President McICinle.y!" "Dear me!" said Itelnsco, fumbling in his pocket for change; "what kind of an accident did he incefc'wltb?" "Nearly drowned, sir!" replied the urchin, his eyes dancing; "he fell through a. mattress into the spring!'' ISelasco travo him a nickel. At nn asse:nblngu of noted men a yoar or two ago, a Inu-yer who conducts tho legal business of a great, railway svs- tein tried to "guy Mm parson" hi the person of the late Itl.sli' ,p Williams, of Connecticut, by tnaliuinns quizzing. At hist, he said: ''Why don't you get those railway inanugors to irivo von a pass over their roads, bishop?' You can pay for it, by giving them entrance into Heaven." "Oh. no." gently replied the bishop; "I would not part them oo far from their counsel in the other world." In carrying a gun the great point is to point the mnz/.lc the othi-r war and ilic I Miss Lucy Tucker, the dattghtef 6™ I a prominent farmer of Versailles,' 1 Ind., was the viotlhi of nervous pros* trfttlori. Most of the time she was conn nod to bed, and wns on the verge' of Bt. Vltus' dance. It was a pitiful' case which medical science failed to 1 conquer. Finally a doctor prcscflb-' erl Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for pule People, Her father said: "We began giving the pll!s at cnoe/ nnd the next day we could neo a change for tho better In her. We gave her one pill after cacti meal until she \vaa entirely well, Shn bus fil been slolc a dny F\nco. V/e tt!nk the euro almost miraculous. "FRAXic TUCKER, Mrs. F.Tcc^ Mr. nn;1 Mrs. Frnnlt Tucker, being duly sworn, RUUC- that Uio fore oiug Is true lu every particular. Hoan JOHNSON, Justice o/ the, . From the Jlcpublican, Venaillea, Ind. GHILF BRAND MACKINTOSHES ore tho bust nuulu. If your 111 o r e h u u t tloosnotlmn- (11« them ask him to write to miw, (India. N«li., who ivlso sells Rubber ilooj.s, . S u n d a 1 H, \ArotlcH, Combinations, IjOf{- tfins, etc., at w h o le- MARK. K«lo only. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills lor Pale People Bro nover sold fay Hie doren or hundred, but always In packages. At all druggists, or direct from tiie Or. Williams Midlclno. Co., Schonocta'Jy, N. Y,, 60 rents par hox, 0 boxes $2.80. What wc/uld the world do without Ink? Just think of it I ER'S IS THE BEST INK. Forty years experience In the limiting. Costs you no more than poor Ink. Why not have 1U Fir Ifav'e Rannuatnr GUAUAK l!Kl> Uli IV a J a nCIIUVdlUI lo enru dyspepsia, con- st.lpa ,011, liver and kldnoy (I I senses, lilllousross. lioadiuilios, oto. At (IniKKlsts, Brio and $1.00. Nothing but wheat; what you mlffht call a sea of wheat," Is what wns naid by a lecturer speaking of Western Canada. For particulars as to routes, i ail- way Cures, etc., apply to Superintendent of Immigration, Department Intnrior, Ol- tawa, Canada, or to N. Bartholomew, HOB Fifth Street. 'Des Molnes. Iowa. W. N. U., Des Mollies, No. 212.— "1899. Don't Stand in Yoor Own Light. Perhaps you Intend to buy a binder or a rnowor this summer, nnd it may be that yr-i have concluded Hint a cheap machine will ausv.-or your purpose. This means that you are standing In your own light. It's better to investigato, There are somo things that you should think about before putU.igyour dollars into BO expensive a machine as a binder or a mower. Here aro Some Pertinent Facts. Think About Thorn. Lust season the sales of Doerir.g harvesting machines wore 50,000 greater .than in any previous year. • •• Tho area of ground covered by tho Dcering works is 62 acres—twice UB largo as tbat of any other rcc per plant. 0500 employes nro engaged in turniiiR out the Deeriu;," product for 1890—more than throe times the number at work in any other reaper plant. During the busy part wf last season Deering machines wore built at the rate of oue every 27 seconds, Don't stand In your own light. Think about these things; they mean something. They mean that Doering machines are tho lightest in draft, the easier''; to operate and the most reliable and durable grain and grass harvester? manufactured. Chicago. IWA4UU1U UMVJ 1-114 i UUiU £144111 U 1-114 &l USB UUl V UOIU1 . BEERK HARVESTER 00,, YOU DON'T SUCCEED "' TRY ^'^^^••^^•^-^•^-^•^-^•^^•^^•^^•••^•^ip^^:^ WE j OUR & 0 * TOUR How a ideation was spent. A charming story. It will interest you. y Ssnt free on appf^tton. Address F. M, Byron, Gen 7 Western Agt. t Chicago, f A.). SMITH, Gen'lPuss'ratuiTkt, Agent, CLEVELAND, ' »y !f ^.^ J ^^^^^^.<a^?.<<^<»^^^.^^< tf ^^ a .^ J REV. L. L, CARPENTER, Wabash, Ind., is President of the Bethany Assembly at Brooklyn, J/,d. He is perhaps the mostw c ei-gyman in the Christian Church to-day. Ho hL dedicatod « churches and baptised 7000 converts. He write 8 .--'It affSrS u P^asui-e to give my testimony us to the efficiency of Dr. Kity's r! u. * j-xiiy B 4-viiiiff Uulm ig tlio VGPV IJOLA 150110*^1 *»ni(i nn/i tUim,.t XT A. T _ v -. ° *•*•** • v<* i u^t^^, ^wut-ii, CUill UULL Llll'fl.'l.ii I have aleo received great benefit from tae use of Dr. Kay's Renovator 8 £?, h , a f d n° r J r ar ? been ffV? ttlly amicted with tbo Pil«; be coimueSSd he^ use of Dr. ivuy S remedies and experienced relief ulmo^t from S ^ them to the suffering." L. L. CARPENTKU ^ eabUi « J » Missionary and S. S. Evangelist, Christian Church. stomach, constipation, also liver and tude. It is an excellent Nerve Tor etc.. and send your symptoms ana we will e' don't take any substitute they may eav i s ^' will send it by return mail prepaid. " ' lOois., and 25cts., postage prepaid, 1 . ll , us V' at , ec J . Hdru re J8t8 9n'th*ve nd $1 00 „ book of. -^ri* IT. Kay's Jienovator to us and we Lung Balto

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