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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 9, 1899
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\ \ SHAW AND MlDlN. *—— • • o—•— • They Head the Republican State Ticket Once More, UPPER MS MOIK^ALUONA. fOW A Platform Endorses the National and State Administrations Declares for the Gold Standard and Denounces the Trusts/ . —-- the spirit of the i/cumo „.« conduct of state affairs, and we ?^!r a A ulate S? 1 * pcopl , e ot loiWfupSn thl leg-fsiatfve and executive management of tneir affairs, which management has met honorably and successfully the responsU ?JL i e l of *P r ff anlzln g and equipping volunteers for the army, Has provided adequately for the many and Important state Institutions, has wiped out the state debt, and mis established a large and satisfactory balance In the state treasury. 4th. We commend the action of the delegation In congress In Its support •,to,.M~r, o f ^he Dlngley tariff, of the of the Told standard, arid In In his policy In AUGtfST 9. 1899, 0* IT COSTS 35 MILLIONS. LITERARY NOteS. SOME GOOD JOKES, ORIGINAL AND SELECTED. For Governor, LESLIE M, SHAW, of Crawford County, For Lieutenant Governor, J. C MILLIMAN, of Harrison County, For Judge of Supreme Court, JOHN C, SHERWIN, of Cerro Gordo County, For Superintendent of Public Instruction, R. C, BARRETT, of Mitchell County, For Railroad Commissioner, E, A. DAWSON, of Bremer County, DBS MOINKS. Augusts.— The repnb- lican state convention was held yesterday in the new auditorium. The delegates expressed general satisfaction with the new structure, which although not compleled, was in pood Shape to nccommodnte the great crowds in attendance. The building was finely dec-orated with green corn flngs. bunting-, etc.. with „ weiilth of palms and polled plants on the stnge nnd, the long rows of boxes on either Bide of »j,e parquet were resplendent with the national colors. Onlv the first floor, first balcony {, ml "stage were used, the second gallery being unfinished, but there were scats for 3,000 people mid comfortable 'stand! no- room for 500 more as it was. " The convention wns called to order by Ciiairmim Hancock, of the stale central committee, who. after music by the band, (m invocation by Chap- lam Mason, of the Forty-ninth regiment, and singing of "The eitnr Spungli-d Banner" by the double mule quartet, announced lion. Charles E Piclcett, of Waterloo, as temporary chairman of the convention. After rehearsing the early history of the party the speaker declared the tariff .question to be no long-er an open one in national politics; said the free silver BO *-.« ^vwnuj', SGC* .„, - --• "egersley, of Bueiia Vista county, assistant secretary; A V. Prpudfoot, of Warren connl.y, reading clerk; Alonzo Stewart, of p 0 ik county, assistant reading clerk At the conclusion of Mr. Curtis's address the convention proceeded to nominations. Governor Leslie M. Shaw and Licu- tennnt-Qovernor J. C. Milltman were '•enommated by acclamation. lhe convention proceeded to a for- K e r £ j °ti ce J n l , he Prospective eloc- nM t? avld B » |? en derson to be speaker of the House of Representatives, and en- rn* & as '3 lol| y worthy of that honor. fin« f- Ve *£ ea T dopt the following declara- 180S- a re P ubllcan Platform of *lh monetnr y standard of this countrv the commercial \vorld Is frolcl The ce of this standard must' be as? con eressional legislation, giving y£ lldlt y an <l vitality of public at a A Variety of Jokes, Gibes and Ironlea, Original and Selected—Flots»m and Jetsam from tbe Tldo of Humor— Sayings. An fcnormotii Sttro Spent In Rebuilding and K«-«*infppln«- tho B. a o . K. R. The receivership of the Baltimore of " tll « r *"«>« d ° h '° rallroad> Which has just come «»« « S? e ' WES ~ remarkab 'e in many 7 ; ,, Messrs - Cowen and Murray did ! not follow precedent, but went ahead *° "Colored Suns," Dorothy Leo«***• IB st - Nicholas for August, tellt than ours— blue sniia, this t ca , n upon our senators in congress to lend theso W a ^M^ 0 M nce , th S CJilcn&o platform Its declaration In favor of frca trade free silver coinage at the ratio of slx- .--.j to one. and its attack unon the «?n «1Vi as threatening the American people with a departure from the poll "les of eod trovnrnment that would prove fraught f j, e American people. The s"kiVnpp"nf 0 nii I)I , ntf1orm call for the resistance of all good citizens. - n nf^f re P ub »cans, we make rccognl- fhn »m '? y " u y nnrt cxnltod patriotism uie sound money democrats and men re sver issue was dead, and pointed to existing- prosperity as the result of republican success in 1890. He declared the administration of President McKinlev was foreordni ned by Providence, and we have sim ply obeyed the decrees of Fate In reply to the criticisms of the anti-expansionists he declared the country was simply arising to the GOV. LESLIE M. SHAW. mal ballot for supreme judge. Be Remembered. "Not long ago," says the Cleveland Plain Dealer, "the pastor dined with :he family, and Master Tommy was at the table. He behaved pretty well until the cake was brought In. Then he suddenly lurched forward and matched the piece he sized up a a the biggest. " 'Why, Tommy,' cried his distressed mother, 'you are forgetting that Dr. Choker is here!' "The boy gave the worthy pastor a withering look. '"Naw, I ain't forgettin' it,' he snarled; 'if he wasn't here I'd git two pieces 1'" tore Win Find a Way, r«d ones and green ones, thai their planets in lights thai make a visiting stranger froin — nj feel very strange indeed, stead sends to the American tain it in the"condiUonThat" the°y S" ' *° nthly **"*" ° f *•»»•*«•*«»* ?«* it. Of course the receivers were up- ' ** aei ? e som « interesting comments oft held by a majority of the security hold- i th ° trork ot the P en ce conference, ai ers . and the court, but the Baltimore i whlch Mr - stead himself, though not and Ohio receivership marked an enoch ftn Accredited dsiptrntp. ima v,o»n n«* 1T1 OllnVt t*ff n t ft*, j. t. ~ j . • . . . . l/'-'wU in such affairs that will be hiBtoi-icaL £ ?QB rf'o?" ! xpended w ere put out in 86 and '97, when trade was at a low ebb and money scarce. During their box cars, 6,761 wooden "gondola ears, 6,000 pressed steel cars, 310 mil cellaneous freight cars, postal, express and dining car equipment, at a total cost of $17,000,000. The 216 lor.omotivS T°h n f ar , ly two and one-half millions mm S n fo raU purch . as ed amounted to U3,OW tons, costing $2,142,152, and there were bought over 3,000,000 cross ties costing $1,200,000, and 750000 *- U 9R nn^ ar il ° f ballast amounting to ?o-J5,OOo, ihe new steel bi'idges aggregate in value $750,000, and 'ully aa much more was spent in improving the several terminals, erecting new build! ings, reducing grades and changing the alignment. The maintenance of wav payrolls, or the amount paid direct*? to men employed in making improvements on the tracks, ' B ulplove an accredited delegate, has been on» of the leaders of the arbitration movement. "Josiah Allen's Wife" (Marietta Holley) has finished her new story, and the first installment is published in the August Lndies' Home Jouraah It is in her characteristic, humorous vein, but may be said to be a story with a purpose. It, bears the name of "My Stylish Cousin's Daughter." John Muiropens the Atlantic Monthly for August with a characteristically glowing account of the Yoscmite National Park, describing its natural beauties and wonders, especially the remarkable glacial phenomena visible there^ which record picturesquely, nnd unerringly the history ot ten's of thonsnmls of years of the development of the globe. In "The River of Tea, 1 ' Miss B. R. The total $35,000,000, of She—How do you suppose the armless man makes love? He—Oh, he says things in an offhand way. ,, were secured by the issuance of receiv ers certificates and the balance through car trusts, earnings from the property and from the reorganization managers. Most of the purchase erf equipment and rail were made when .material was low in price and mnn,. . . . Sci(1mol ' e writes in the Century for etc., in three A "£ ust of t'>e Yanfrts/.e-Kiang, and mllll ™s of especially of tho. city of Tfanliow, where Rus.«inn and Siberian merchants have supplanted the English, tliouirh the teii-tnsters, "for rpjisons not flat facturiug concerns wern great ^d STfM *""* ' of orders to keep their plants in OD • P le S " mmcr ' eration. Steel rails are worth now from Fl cMon \ B t;, e loin! $6 to $9 a ton more than when the re- August number of 1 — —.__ —ii i . __* 3t '"»illlliiO™|J-"" rQOI'G S61*1 Oils tering to Russian character," continue to be English only. A new story by John Kendrick Banes, entitled "TheEnchanted Typewriter," will appear as a serial in Harper's Weekly during the latter Thb Prodigal Son In Africa. The cannibal chief stood with hia Hand shading his eyes. A solitary figure was timidly creeping towards him from the Jungle. Suddenly the old chief stared. He took a quick step forward. "It is," he cried, "it is my sonf He is coming home again!" Then-with his eyes still fixed on'the slouching figure he shrilly called to his head hunter: "Mbongwa, the prodigal is returning! Kin the fatted Kaffir!"—Cleveland Plain Dealer. first ballot gave Robiuson 310K votes Sherwin 202, Burnham 338J£ Fee3<m? Sloan 180^, Giffen 53. No choice Governor Shaw was presented to the convention and madeastirringspeech eulogizing President McKinlev, the republican party and Iowa's cleleW- tion in congress. " The convention proceeded to a of all parties who put aside partisanshln nat 0 i 0 n er[ , t n°r IInIalntal , n the &°od faith of the nation, and In resistance to the Chleaeo Platform and Its candidate. --'"cago 3th. To maintain the welfare of thn g^E; BMgrjftai^. 5 s nn Ji f e f, to P urs " e their method according to tbe natural laws of the wnHrt but when the business aggregation known as trusts prove hurtful to the people Tho Obstacle. Tommy, aged 5, and his cousin Willie, aged 6, had several little altercations, in which Tommy invariably got to $30,000 in price. The equipment alone, if purchased today, would cost $5,000,000 more aad the other improve ments $1,000,000 more. President Cowen is authority for the statement that the new company intends spendine $10,000,000 more in improvements in 1 the next year or two. j An Atchison girl named "Virginia"' is known among her friends as "Va.' , A few years ago hard times made the Western farmer deny himself everything save the barest necessities of life. Then came the great year of 1897 and with it a story. A Nebraska farmer carried a mortgage of $4,200 on his property and it was a burden hard to contend with. The wheat crop in '97 was enormous and prices were high. He appeared at the Mr. ttn- of Dr. Forrest," on "Epi- iling fealm-e of the August number of Harp serious features I'B urticU on '.'Haiti, the i!i- chapter 's "Life of General lee's paper „.. of the Taiping Rebellion,' Lieutenant Calhins's study of "The Filipino Insurrection of 189(5." Hous-hton, Mifflin & Co., Boston and have recently published, usually excellent style, "The Conjure Woman," by Charles VV. Chesnutt. Mr. Chesnutt has the satisfac- , tion of having his book spoken of in I glowing terms. The American crop I Ecclesiastical Review is especiall v "° 1J pleased with it. The Interior, of Chi- pronouuces the book "a series - lingly humorous stories,'' and Mr. Chesnutt has an exquisitely delicate fancy, a rich, mellow humor, and a no less thnn One day his mamma the worst of it. said to him: "Tommy, tomorrow is Willie's birthday. Wouldn't you like to give him something?" "You just better believe I would " was the reply; "but, you see, he's bigger than I am, and I can't."— Tit-Bits. enable him to cancel the mortgage note. The banker, who held the note, Triumphant Instinct. Fuddy—Remarkable cure, that case of Mrs. Blanke's. Duddy—Haven't heard about it What was it? Fuddy—She has recovered her voice You know she hasn't been able "to" speak for three years. They induced her to play a game of whist, and she was talking before she knew it —Boston Transcript. m , . aner, wo ed te note, - Tales, "Afiss Alice Brown's urged him not to bother about it, but : new boolc . has been welcomed with go and buy cattle with his $4,000, feed j uncommon zest as keeping up the suc- ils corn crop and in that way get the cession of good stories cxcellentlv Tha book is ««»'iarl adapted $200 I just borrowed, and then I heading aloud. 1 The onlv defei.Hn do you know what I'm going to do?" , book is that it comes to t, H.UQ nis nonest face beamed all over — liuv & This little incident "tells the story of thousands of others out in Nebraska, and the fact that during the Past six months one concern (Tbe fatover Carriage Company of Chicago) nave shipped to one firm in Omaha alone one hundred and thirty carloads of buggies and carriages, averaging And Hart to Try Many. Judge (to a man up for having five wives)—How could you be so hardened a villain? The Prisoner—Please, your honor I THE flUDITORJUM, IN WHICH THE CONVENTION MET. The Auditorium occupies a ground space of 91x172 feet. Besides the main floor there are two galleries and s ^ w, * nnn" ^ T' 4 ° X84 ' ? TT "^ * ^V"""^ ° f PC ° ple ' * is —tively "££iS^ «he b* S °TS ,^Xt g h^ - —~ $50 '°^ TheAu^oriumls Rtt^iLA plIC *^L£^13 V««-ft* O UI1U **-*« t-t-t \St, tZUY eminent for tbe Filipinos is not now pertinent; that it can be committed with safety to tlie wisdom, the pa triotism and the statesmanship of the future. When the roll of districts was callei the committee on resolutions and the State central committee were an nouiicecl as follows: COMMITTEE ON RESOLUTIONS. First-S. M. Clark of Lee. Second—J. N. W. Rumple of Iowa. Third—C. E. Albrook of Hurdin. Fourth—W. L. Eaton of Mitchell. Fifth—F, O. Ellison of Jones. Sixth—J. T. Brooks of Keokuk. Seventh—W. O. Payn e of Story. Eighth—J. W. Harvey of Decatur. Ninth—David Helnshimer of Mills. Tenth—J. W. Near of Boone. Eleventh—F. S. Gibson of Plymouth. STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE. First—H. O, Weaver of Louisa. Second—Charles Phillips of Jackson thold over.) ; Third—C. T. Hancock of Dubuque/(hold over.) / Fourth—W. L. Turner of New H&mpton (holdover.) / Flfth-E. M. Sargent of Orundy, Si*th--R. W. Clayton of Mawska. Seventh~S. M. Leach of Dallas. Eighth—R. H. Spence of Rlnge-old. NJnth-J. S. Bewell of Hfirrison, Tenth—John E. Drug ofylHamllton, JJleventh—R. H. Mc.Cs'utcheon of Id* p^hold ovcf) f BtatQn motion the £<o'n'vention then took cess for dlnn/r. for for pcvio»iient by tlie election of Qeoi-ffe U- Cur ; How . votes for Sherwin, 34GJ£ Robinson, 1*2% for Burnham, 206 Fee, 168 for Sloan, 3 for Giffen. The third ballot resulted: Robinson, 335%; Sherwin, 401; Burnham, 133^; Fee, 176; Sloan, 99; Giffen, 31. The fourth ballot resulted in the selection of Sherwin by the following vote: Sherwin 079 3-10, Robinson 509 7-10, Burn hum IK, Fee 90. Richard C. Barrett, for superintendent, of public instruction, and Edward A. Dawson for railroad commissioner, were then renominated unanimously, by acclamation. Caytain .). N. VV. Rumple, chairman of the committee on resolutions, rend the platform, which was adopted by a rising vote. It is (is follows: Resolved: 1st. The republicans of Iowa In state convention assembled re-affirm their devotion to the republican party ana its principles. For forty years in the administration of state and nation, It has made Its epoch In history the happiest for mankind known in the history of. the world. The success of the past makes us confident for the future. 2nd. We approve the administration of Wm. JdcKlnley. He came to the pre»U dency with every American Industry prostrated in city and on far throughout the land, and with the American people pervaded w'th discontent; while the evil shadow of the despotism in Spain rested upon neighboring lands Today, the borders of the republic have enlarged the era or freedom In two«oceans, and the prosperity of the American people is beyond ;hat of any time in, our history. Wm. MeKlnley takes rank with the greatest of >regident8, 3rd, We approve the administration of 10th, We believe In the wisdom and high purpose, of the president of thTunU- ed States. We admire the skill and 00111- age of our officers In the conflict; with the misguided Filipinos. We glory i, t hl valor the constancy, the heredity hero ism of our soldier boys of the army ami navy. Nothing of support, of synTpathy of moral and material aid and comfort will we ever withhold from them? There shall be no division among us until alt in arms against the flag shall confess its supreme right and power and shall know that even in the farthest east it K a slen and promise of equal law, of justice and ™ *., n> . f hat for the national defense for the reinforcement of the navy, for the enlargement of our foreign markets, for the employment of American working men n the mines, forests, farms, mills, fa "t or- ies and sh pyards. we favor the enactment of letfislation which will retain for American snips the carrying of our forele-n commerce. ^*to*» Tlie convention also .adopted the following: Resolved, That we acknowledge and ai> precmto the public sniritslrowuby thocitv oC Das Molnes in building, largely for convention uses, the auditorium hi which this convention is held. At 5:05 the convention Adjourned. After the convention the state committee held a meeting, but owing to the luck of a quorum failed to effect «tn organization. The largest dairy in the world is located fourteen miles from Newark N. J., the minimum number of cowg kept being 1,000. The proprietor runs ranch iii Jown. says iho New An Illustrated Definition. , about 22 to, makes it very evident that prosperity is with Nebraska. It is a wonderful state with great resources, and the crops of the past few years have put Nebraska farmers in an enviable position. soon,—its.readers would like a dozen more stories of the same kind, or rather of the same variety. The criticof the Boston Advertiser lias evidently read the stories, for lie i=ays: "There is a refreshing and restful quality about them that is almost equal in its effect to a vacation day; there are few good places -to stop until one reaches the end." FTouo-h- ton, Mifflin & Co., Boston and New York. McCIure's Magazine for August is a midsummer fiction number and contains a story of the laiv, an Irish story, I a racing story, a story of the pioneer _ ite. — — -_.~~... K auuijr, a noory oc me pioneer A pretty girl is like a musical favor- I C1 . rcus ' a true story of the secret ser- B. vice, and a country lnr« efn,.,, i, rtr .,,T«.. The Wrecked on the coast. Far, Fa i- .4 way. "How do the really independent German thinkers feel about this idea of mine?" asked the kaiser. "The independent thinkers?" echoed the official vacantly. "Yes. Those who aren't in any way personally influenced by rny lese majesty threats or my other facilities foi assuming autocratic power." "I don't know how they feel, your majesty. I haven't heard from Ciu- sinnatl or St. Louis lately."—Washing- 'i Star. The Beifulur Thlnj,-, Parks—Step Jii here with me a mo- Bent. I'm going to get my wife a pres- his dairy with P your pwn took. , «p, Something tor ine t has The liiutle/io.d itouie. veterans of '61 and '65 and ..'lends who are going to attend the thirty-third G. A. R. annual encampment at Philadelphia in September could not select a better nor more historic route than the Big Four and Chesapeake & Ohio, with splendid service from Chicago, Peoria and St f° U T S °, n tlu> Blg Four - a11 connecting at Indianapolis or Cincinnati, and thence over the picturesque Chesapeake & Ohio, along the Ohio river to Huntington W. Va.; thence through the foothills of the Alleghanles over the mountains, through the famous springs region of Virginia to Staunton. Va., between which point and Washington are many of the most prominent battlefields—Waynesboro Gordonsville, Cedar Mountain, Rappa- hannook, Kettle Run, Mauassas Bull Bun Fairfax and a score of others nearly as prominent. Washington is next, and thence via the Pennsylvania Line direct to Philadelphia. There will be three rates in effect for this business-first, continuous passage no stop-over privilege; second,' and coming same route, with thlrrt St ° p -° i y er in e ^h .direction tnird, circuitous route, going one wav and back another, with one^op-over n each direction. For full information as to routes, rates, etc., address The only nice feature about the Fourth °f£uj_y_is_tluu it is a holiday. Annual Enoiiiiiiuueiit Union VeteniiiH j'prthe ulK>vo encampment, to be held at Des Monies, la., August 181)9 the Chiciig-o Groat \Vestern . • ,J "*• wnu tacruiuu reel vice, and a country love storv, besides a generous installment of Booth larkmgton's nevel, "The Gentleman From Indian a." The stories will all be very fully illustrated. "Richly illustrated" barely describes the August Cosmopolitan, there being in that great number one hundred and forty-six different illustrations of all sorts and sizes and not one of them commonplace or uninteresting. The literary features of the mn.n-a-/,ine vio with the pictorial, the whole fonniii"- amostaltrncthe magazine for ' sum" mer reading. Outing for August offers a charming assortment of seasonable liternturo and artistic illustrations. Notable features are: "Golf in Gotham," by' Charles Turner; "An Antrust Outino-'" + -PI W ;, San<< y s ; «"»! "The Best dnt ol Ihree, a complete storv, by M Gertrude Cumlil 1. Other sketches of sport, travel and adventure m many lamia lend the needful variety to a very satisfying number. Scarcity of UlasBivorkerg. Manufacturers of the Pittsburg dis- tnot are complaining of a great shortage of skilled labor. The shortnn-, most marked is that of expert S decorators, who are being advertised for all over the country, tlie mami- facturers say, without result. The S L° A" is 5 1 " 88 ot . labor in this and tZ Ve een austd and the glassmakers say they will from the "Maple Leaf Ron to," the friend of. lhe old soldiers, will sell ex- ciirsion tickets from all points on its line tit greatly reduced rates. Tickets of For further information inquire o any Chicago Ui-eat Western By. agent, or F. H. Lord, Goul. Pass. & Tkt. Agt * ' EleotrJo tight lluths. Soientfsts are recommending the electric light bath. it is f re f from theexhaustnig effects of Turkish bath" and ,8 soothing .to sore muscles and oints. Nervous lienduohe vields to this treatment, and the bath i? ol gre.itbenefit to persons of sedentarJ httints, such as teachers, doctors ] H ,v! yers nnd professional men giMierallv Combined with a cold showeVlt 1«« Si . hica Get your heart right iinil it will be easy to man age your tongue. for All. Thousands of men are making S of South *,)

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