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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 8, 1899
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t ALGONA,tQWA>__ WEDNESDAY ttOVEMBEB 8, 1899. tilt like pile-drivers, ant! both landed. Battle for the Prize Ring Championship, WELL MATCHED, Jeffrie*.Retain* His Title by Ontpolnt* • *W(f SttftMtey, AfcfcWdlrijr to the »e- cUlon of Referee Slier—Fight La»ied On* Hoot and Fifteen Mlnnten. New fork, NOV. 6.-^-James J. Jeffries ol Los Angeles, C!al., is still the champion heavyweight of the world, but he is not considered the world-beater that '•He'Veeined to be when he knocked out Jfcobert FltzBiminons In eleven rounds last June, Before 10,000 spectators who packed the great arena of the Coney Island JAMBS JEFFRIES. Snorting dob Friday night Jeffries battled for twenty-five sensational rounds with Thomas Sharkey of Ireland without putting the latter to sleep. True it is that in the last five or six rounds of the battle Sharkey was the under dog. He was on several occasions during that time in groggy shape, for the reason that Jeffries cut loose his attack and landed tremendous punches on the sailor's jaw and stomach. Jeffries, because of hie marked advantage, received the decision of Referee George Siler, and it was considered fair by a majority. Still there were those who thought, as. Sharkey forced the fighting in almost every round and during the first half of the encounter had a pronounced advantage on work, blows landed, and strength, he might have received, a draw. There is one point that stands out more prominently than anything else, and that is that Jeffries was not able to toy with Sharkey as he did with Fitzsimmons. Sharkey fought with splendid judgment from the very start. He forced the fight just as Fitzsimmons did, but with better judgment. Jeffries was the same cautious, careful . THOMAS SHARKEY. fighter, and took no chances until : he thought he had his man where ho wanted him. He did very little lead- lag in the first twenty rounds. He let Sharkey do that, and the sailor certainly made things warm every minute of the 'time. Jeffries' plan of action was to stay away until the sailor tired himself out, then go in and mix it up. This plan of action convinced the referee that Jeffries was entitled to the decision, for when the champion did cut loose he made Sharkey have visions of Que,e£..s,treet, .although he was not squarely knocked down at any stage. Inability to knock Sharkey out eame in the nature of a surprise to those who had heard of the champion's wonderful punching ability. The fact that FKzsimmons was knocked out eo handily made it appear an easy task for Jeffries to accomplish the trick again. His failure proved beyond the ques- tton of doubt that Sharkey has improved wonderfully. Sharkey's wonderful condition was one of the reasons why he stayed the limit. Although Jeffries hammered UJm- wWft *P his, might in the last five tr#Hn4fy'iibe?88 l l or never . Jost control of Uia legs, and'was jnot floored by the force of any blow. He was simply in distress, but so powerful that he could not have been beaten down with a meat ax, Sbarkey tested Jeffries' strength, too, and it was remarkable, The sailor rushed incessantly during ' very little trouble in landing his left band on Jeffries' jaw, He swung re* pelted Jolts that were powerful enough to knock an ordinary pugilist out is j|g time, but beyonfl a slight rocking of tfee bea4 Jeffries <3'4 not Show any sign, oj pj,Jn, Jeffries used bead wpjrk awr? ing gbaTkey'e S-ttftck,, by <Wy}Rg,}n. nancies to almost wa wndoubted- bM tbey were 80 $ff<!tjy0 US itbe }eft-fc«fld,ers TOSS r«c«N4 PS fcbe #w during If Sharkey's best fighting was done In the first fifteen rouftds. In the seventh he hod Jeffries guessing. Tom was so aggressive that the champion made no effort to rush him and mix it up. In fact, when each round beg^n, Jeffries waited for Sharkey 1 to come'aftef hiin. His unwillingness to take a chance surprised almost everybody; toV they had been led to believe that Jeffries would ctit the pace out ahd put Sharkey to : sJeep in short order. instead, as the fight progressed and Sharkey hever ^ceased his attack, the opinion gradually ..gained strength that if Sharkey should continue the fight as he had been doing it would be victory for Sharkey oit work and points. Jeffries began to improve in the eleventh round, and in the twelfth he tired Sharkey out by going to him for a mix-Up. Sharkey's strength was so great, however, that Jeffries did not think it advisable to keep up this plan. In the thirteenth and fourteenth Tom had a marked'-advantage, and in the fifteenth, which was one'of the fiercest rounds of the fight, Sharkey almost broke the champion's nose with a left- hand smash. The blood spread all over Jim's face and made novices believe that he was on the point of being beaten decisively, but blood does not always mean distress in a prize fight, and in this case Jeffries was not weakened. In the very next round he held his own, but he still refused to set the pace. It was pleasanter for Sharkey to do that, and Jeffries felt confident that he could land just as effective punches with the sailor coming to him as he could by chasing him around the ring. In the seventeenth and eighteenth rounds Sharkey had an advantage because he kept on with the leading. Jeffries could not block him off or punch him off, and incidentally took many hard knocks. In the next two rounds Sharkey was perhaps a bit tired, although he did not show it. But in the twentieth round Jeffries began to take advantage of his long .reach, and with well-directed smashes he soon had Sharkey in trouble. It was the same thing in the twenty- third, and in the twenty-fourth Sharkey was again the recipient of .heavy punches, but he did not flinch and broke no ground. Instead of running around the ring to escape, he stood up to the gaff manfully and fought with wonderful pluck. He was dangerous, even Chough Jeffries had him weakened, and the latter, knowing that, possibly refrained from letting himself out too much and thereby running the risk of receiving a chance blow. In the last round Jeffries maintained his advantage and Sharkey was staggering when the champion lost his left glove. It was a peculiar accident. The glove slipped off as Jeffries broke away from a' clinch in which Sharkey fell to the floor. It was picked up"by Siler, who tried to put it on. Sharkey wanted to go on with the fight, regardless of the fact that one of Jeffries' hands was bare, and there was a grand-stand mix-up which was probably studied for the pictures. There is no doubt that when the flght ended Sharkey could have gone on and probably could have fought with as much strength as he did at uny stage of the fight. His recuperative powers showed that to be a possibility for him at any stage. For that reason, and for the additional reason that he forced the flght and landed almost as many blows of effect during the mills as Jeffries, his friends believe that he should have got the decision. O'Rourke declared that if he was not 3ntitled to the flght, none of his pugilists ever won a flght. Fitzsimmons has an agreement to meet Jeffries within two months, and if they flght it will take place at the Coney Island club. Sharkey will issue •another challenge to flght. When Sharkey left the building he looked to be in pretty bad shape, compared to Jeffries, who walked out with a lively gait and joined his friends in' Ihe celebration of his victory. Conjecture up to Dewey'a Wedding. Washington, Nov. 6.—It -was stated in New York Friday that Admiral ,Dewey and Mrs. Hazen would be married before Thanksgiving and the announcement was in part confirmed by the fact that Mrs. Hazen has gone to New York to purchase her trousseau, But if the exact date has been determined on it is still a secret. It is. considered most likely by the friends of Admiral Dewey and Mrs. Hazen that the ceremony will take place in the house of the bride's mother, Mrs. Washington McLean, at K street and Connecticut avenue, and that a Catholic prelate will ojaciate, Woodruff la a Candidate, New York, Nov. 6.—Senator Depew 'is-authority'for the statement'that Lieut.-Gov. Timothy L. Woodruff of Brooklyn is a candidate for the vice- presidency. The junior senator from New York has declared to friends that Mr. Woodruff not only was a bona fide candidate to succeed Vice-President ^pbart, but that he had already secured the promise of Senator Platt's support, and had asked Mr, Depew for bis aid in obtaining the prize. DfiAStt 18 MB SJEAL THE DOIMO3 OP f HE K. K, K'S. IN PHILIPPINES. The Society In Initiatory cerwmony 8l B nlflottncfl, With , Meaning. , ;J Opposed tp Vulverslty Washington, Nov. 6.— The committee apppintefl by the National Educational association to consider the advisability of establishing a national Friday wnfnioasjy .agreed upon a preliminary repqrt recon> meading that aq aucb university as be established. Steeped lh Blood— An Wrrlbl* In its of Dftfk«*t it. Ki it., thJTfibhofeftt secret society of the Philippines, has thriven like a poisonous weed," surrounding itself with a, mlasniA-.of foulest crime. Sunny Italy has her,' dreaded Mafia, whose stiiletto-clasping finger's reach out evert.. Into other- lands and claim secretly ^doomed bill- •unsuspecting victims. Russia's Nihilists are a haunting terror to her rulers and the haughtiest and wealthiest of her nobles. The very name of the organization strikes with the chill of death on hearts that know no other fear. The./Th'ugs of in,- dla do their 'deadly work moved by a common Impulse, emanating from a central source— the serpent-wise, ser- penj-wicked, . heads . of their murderous order that live and die ; unknown, but are obeyed as ; swiftly, Uiiqiiestioningly ari.d as surely as Azraei himself. The horrible scenes of the Indian mutiny and , Toussaint's insurrection were made possible by previous secret meet- Ings, secret oaths and secret signals; and in pur own cquntry the Kit Klux Klan of 'the south, the Mollle Maguires of the coal region of Pennsylvania and Ohio, and the White Caps of the middle west, have all, with intent to right some real or fancied injury, banded themselves together by hidden mysteries and worked in concert for some desired end. To this class of secret societies does the K. K. K. of the Philippines belong. In the open story of the Philippines and in the various books and articles which have been written about these islands since they sprung into unexpected prominence in the horizon of national affairs, the Katipunan (erroneously spelled Catapunan) society is spoken of as being merely a "strong political organization"— -the "strongest in the Philippines," in fact. But while It most assuredly is this, its secret aims, achievements and potentialities are such as to secure for it a position in its own peculiar way second to that of no organized aggregation of oppressed, mutinous and revengeful humanity in the whole wide world. Death was its foundation thought; death its countersign, its emblem, Its seal, its penalty and Its weapon. In the days when it was first grudgingly acknowledged by the Spanish rulers of those long-suffering Malaysian islands that this rapidly growing and widely extended organization was becoming a menacing power of which it was necessary to take serious account in all their calculations and plans for the future, every member of the order was a legal outcast. He was, in the estimation of the Spanish, a modern Cain, except that he did not bear the protecting mark of God's brand upon his brow. Proscribed, hunted and persecuted, the Katipunans held to their belief and purposes with a tenacity that boded ill for their oppressors. They held their meetings, performed their rights and ceremonies, Initiated new members, invented new methods of action, inaugurated new movements, issued new orders and enforced them, despite all the efforts of those in authority to suppress, disperse and destroy them. The Katipunans, though visible, are as elusive and mocking as a will-o'- the-wlsp. They appear here and there as the fancy moves them — like the ignus fatuus, proving by their very existence the presence of something noisome and death-dealing, and leading their ill-fated pursuers into trackless morasses and deep-sunken pits where no hope of escape or rescue can ever come. Under the Spanish rule the spirit of revolt grew strong in every Filipino lowed, looked up to and obeyed until, j A MEXICAM BfeAN CLOCK. that moment—as deliberately, uneon-j eernediy and mercilessly as if they had, been vagrant curs. No European who,' was in or near Cavite during that nightj of horror when murder, cold-blooded' and long-meditated, held dominion over the 1 erstwhile peaceful town, can ever forget while memory en* dures, a single dragging moment of those awful hours. It had been arranged among the natives that a Simultaneous outbreak should, take place at Manila, but through some misunderstanding or some act that precipitated the climax the men at Cavite took the' Initiative) with results most disastrous to the) cause they had so close at heart, .For one night they seemed to bej masters of the situation, but the next morning the Spaniards, aroused for once out of their usual state of arrogant indifference and haughty unconcern by the potentialities of this most unexpected and surprising obstacle in the smooth and somewhat sluggish cur-, rent 6f their official existence, mustered force sufficient to quell the insurrec- USED AT INITIATION, tion and restore at least a semblance of security to their own positions. The failure of the movement so long planned and hoped for plunged the Philippines into worse difficulties than they had before even dreamed of. In Spanish eyes after that disastrous fiasco every native was a mutineer al heart, and no man of Philippine birth was so humble or so insignificant as to escape the blighting breath of suspicion. Arrests were made by tha wholesale. Honest farmers who had no thoughts above or beyond their daily toil and the success or failure of their crops were classed in the same category and doomed to suffer the same cruel experiences as the professed agitators, the political tricksters or the high-bred Tagolas, who had good reason to rebel, even though they might have too much policy and too keen an appreciation of the insurmountable difficulties of the situation to yield to theii natural impulses. Many of the men directly concerned in the mutiny were taken to Manila, and there suffered the death penalty at the hands of their own whilom comrades in arms. Others were less mercifully dealt with, as torture in its most agonizing and excruciating form was decreed for them before death was allowed to end their misery. Five of the vows are substantially as follows: I.—"I will die slowly by the most hideous torture, before I will divulge anything that I know, learn or conjecture about this very exalted and honorable union." II.—"I will execute at any cost to myself and others, immediately, un- questloningly and exactly, all orders received by me which are accompanied by the 'sacred and secret word.'" III.—"I will cherish active and undying hatred against all Spaniards and other foreigners." IV.—"When the order comes I will personally assist to slaughter, at once and without mercy or distinction, all foreigners within reach of my revenge." V.—"I will keep these oaths while my life lasts, and should I forget or disobey them in the least part I will expect and most rightfully suffer the most horrible death." BANNER K. K'S, breast, the owner of which w'as not either a dotard or a craven. Where a crust forms over hidden and ever-ln- <reasing fires that crust must sooner pr later inevitably break and exppse to the worjd the raging helj beneath. The mutiny wbipb tqofe pi^ce on the evening of January ?6, }87& j(n Cayite, was ewph a rending and the i>regoh then made never healed. Qp that evening the native soldiers staupped over this place rev$it$& without hftviog' previously given aP7-understood .sign of discontent or rebellion, and mastered their Picture Kxpliiijod. A well-known photographer of New York recently had his country house overhauled, says the San Francisco Argonaut. A new skylight was added and extensive alterations were made in the roof. The men engaged on the Job took their time and did not overwork themselves, which did not prevent the roofer from presenting a bill almost as steep as his' calling. " When the owner of the house expostulated it was evident to him that the men had to be paid for their time, and they had spent several days on the Job. "No wonder," said the photographer; and then he produced a number of snap-shot photographs, representing the men on the roof of his house as taken from the attic window of an adjoining building. Some > were sitting smoking, some werp reading newspapers, and others were lying on their backs. "Why," said the astonished roofer, "these are my men. "Exactly," responded the owner, "and these pictures explain why they took such a long time over the Job." New Women of Japan, Tokyo Cor. Chicago Record: yama has been the scene of a very unusual performance, An old woman of 93 is said to have ascended the mountain at the head of six women, all more than fifty years of age. That 18 progress with ft vengeance, considering that in former days no female, young or old, was permitted to desecrate tha sacred mountain by treading on it. tetceptiohfttly Clever frraud Perpetrated bf an iagenldai vTettete'r. A few years ago jniblI6 curiosity was excited by the curious beans called the "devil beafts of Mexido," which shopkeepers placed in their windows. They somewhat resembled roasted coffee beans in shape and color. They were also known as the "jumping beans," owing to the fact that from time to time they made spasmodic movements Which propelled them quite a little distance. The beans grew on a small bush in the Mexican mountains^ and it is conjectured that they belonged to the order euphorbiaceae. The bean really consisted of three similar pods Which formed a single bean. It is usually a third of the bean which was exhibited as a curiosity. On opening the pod it was found that it contained a small larva, something like that frequently found In chestnuts. It is this little occupant Which gives motion to the bean by its jerks and thumps against the side of its home. If the bean is slightly warmed it begins to turn from side to side, and perhaps with a sudden thump turns completely over' and stands on one end, and then by successive jumps moves quite a distance. Those who are not in the secret are often greatly puzzled by this strange bean. An enterprising jeweler devised a scheme of utilizing them to make a magic clock. He accomplished this by imitating the shape of two of the, beans, making the dummy beans out of •• soft iron. One he gilded and the other he silvered. The prepared iron beans were placed with the ordinary jumping beans on a thin white piece of pasteboard, outlined and numbered like the dial of a clock, but devoid of hands. The dial was located over the works of a large clock, which was placed face upward on the floor of the store window. He fastened small magnets to the ends of the hands. The works were of course carefully hidden from view. All that was in evidence was the cardboard clock dial and the jumping beans, among which were the gold and silver painted iron beans. These were placed on the cardboard over the -concealed hands with the magnets attached. The magnets were moved by the hands of the clock so that they were almost in .contact with the cardboard. As they moved around they carried the iron beans with them thus telling the time of day, and' the public was greatly interested by the intelligence shown by the two beans, which distinguished them from their lively associates.—Scientific Ameri- A Strong Defenfte. Bother—Why did you let him Daughter—How could was holding both my _ couldn't kick him, could I? Thorite, the New ,..„, Distinguished itself by passin " •"' inch steel plate. If its as brld Kljm kidneys. of the stomach, liver Fine sense and exalted sense are not half so useful as common sens? Horace Greeley. ••••••^•••^^•A-.^^^l_^^^.l_.,-..-..•-.--You Can't Catch the Wind in Slang: in Boston. Young society people in Boston have formed a "slang club," which has for its purpose the cultivation of artistic slang, and the society already numbers its members by the score. The more sedate of Boston's citizens wring their hands in alarm at the new Idea, for anybody who can introduce a good slang word is eligible for membership. As a considerable number of the elite of Boston's society have already been proposed it seems that the new society has made a very fair start in introducing new slang words. A committee is at work on the formation of a slang dictionary, and it has discovered that New York's Bowery does not contain half as much warped and twisted English as lurks in and around Boston. Members of the slang club argue that slang is an art,,and that a real good slangy word expresses far more than any conceivable sentence. As far as lies in their power they will promulgate slang in the society in which they move, and once society gets permeated—well, then "we shall spec," as one of the slang club members observes. A member of the slang club is known as a "slanger." A man is more definitely known as a "canary," while a woman is known, if she is pretty, as a "fairy," otherwise as "rice." Every week "yellups" are held, at which everybody talks slang, and "broker," or food, is served to everybody who has the "dough." » Ywjbtln* K?p*rt, angel—They say the Lucania can steam 25 knots gn hour. Hej is q«Ue right.,, His angel suppose they steam them 10 thai poor eaUpre ca» ynjte tfe&p m,orf Pforjes, A Surprised Bishop, From the Washington Post: That makes me think of a story Bishop Huutington told on himself during one of his last visits to Washington.- Tho good bishop, it seems, once went down to a town In Connecticut to perform a marriage ceremony. He arrived the day before the wedding, and he left at the same tjme the bridal pair did, although he was driven to a different railway station. As he passed through the station, carrying >his traveling bag, he was aware that he was creating a sensation, but was totaHy at a loss to account for it. * In the car he found that he was still the object of amused attention. The porter positively snickered as he passed .his seat, and finally as the train drew out he came up and assisted the churchman to remove his overcoat. "What is the matter with you, my man?" asked the bishop. The porter's snicker broadened into a laugh. "Ain't you done left £ne lady, sah 1 ?" he chuckled. "Eh?" exclaimed the bish,op in surprise. Then his eye fell on the side of }iJs traveling bag, •which the porter 'had Just turned round. There glu«d to it was a wide strip of wb'Ue satin ribbon, on which was painted in large letters: "Married this morning." The facetiously minded best man had mistaken the bishop's traveling bag for that of the bridegroom, and a chuckling black porter worked late into the.niglit remow Jag that ribbon. Bad Beginning with » Motlier.ln-l,»w, From Fun: Mrs. Henpecker—I tell yon, Mr. Blunt, that if you my daughter, you will a»4 taat soe a temper of her ow», MP. piua don'* mind tliat, m.a4aw, 60 long ftije b«»,n't any of youjg. " Neither can you cafe catarrh by applications. It is a constitutional disease, and is cured by tiood's Sarsaparitla be. cause a is a constitutional remedy, ft expels from the blood the impurity •which causes the disease, and rebuilds and repairs the inflamed membranes. Knowledge is what I love; and the men who live in towns are my teachers, not trees and landscapes.—Socrates, RINEHART'S INDIAN PICTURES. In the summer of 1898 the Government Indian Bureau invited all tribes of Indians in this country to send delegates to an Indian Congress, and they gathered from far and near with their ponies and tepees and gaudiest trappings in the Exposition Grounds at Omaha. Never before had there been and never again will there be such a gathering. There were about five hundred of them, some partly civilized, but the greater portion picturesque in original savagery. Strange as it may seem at this late day many of the Indians declared that before coming to Omaha they had no idea what multitudes of white men there were or how hopeless it .was to try to stand against them. This was probably the last time that so complete and spectacular a view of the North American Indian will be possible and those who had the privilege of witnessing it are to be counted fortunate. At the time of the Indian Congress a prominent photographer obtained permission to take the photographs of the most noted chiefs present and succeeded in obtaining a collection which never will be equaled. Mr. RInehart, the photographer, copyrighted all these pictures and •placed in a few art stores some hand- colored proofs which, notwithstanding their high price, sold at once, and these Indian pictures have become the fad of the year. The Chicago Great Western Railway has succeeded at large expense in obtaining from Mr. Rinehart the privilege of reproducing the best four of these pictures, Chiefs "Wolf Robe," "Loulson," "Hollow Horn Bear," and "Hattio Tom," and have incorporated them in an art calendar for 1900, which is pronounced the most artistic production yet attempted. The heads are 6x8 inches, one on sheet, wonderfully reproduced in all their original colors, and when framed make most striking and effective pictures, particularly suited for holiday gifts. Owing to the expense but a very small edition has been issued. They will be sent, however, while the supply lasts to any person sending 25 cents in stamps or silver to cover the royalty charges and the expense of packing and mailing to F. H. Lord, General Passenger & Ticket Agent, 113 Adams street, Chicago. God never rises but one moment at a time, and does not give a second until he withdraws the first.—Fenelon. Winter in the £outh. The season approaches when one's thoughts turn toward a place where the inconveniences of a Northern winter may be escaped. No section of this country offers such ideal spots a_s the Gulf Coast on the line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad between .Mobile and New Orleans. It possesses a mild climate, pure air, even temperature and facilities for hunting and fishing enjoyed by no other section. Accommodations for visitors arc first-class, and can be secured at moderate prices. The L. & N. E, R. is the only line by which it can he reached iu through cars from Northern cities. Through car schedules to all points in Florida by this lino are also perfect. Write for folders, etc., to GEO. B. HOKNEK, D. P. A., St. Louis, Mo. Things don't turn tip in this world until somebody turns them up.—Garfield. STRIKE! Hundred of Thousands Are Involved. Trouble In an Important Part of the Oreanlzi- tlon Affeets All the Rest-A Perfectly Harmonious System Easily Thrown.jOut of Gear. Organised .labor has reached such » stage that anything directing a particular branch of it draws all the rest into the difficulty. It is exactly the same way with differ' ent organs of the human tody. Work too hard, eat too much, drink too mucn, exercise but little, be a little irregular in any way, and the liver quits worts. Then the bowels become cpnstlpatea ana the stomach goes ou strike. The heart 1? affected, the brain follows suit, find every part in the body is dragged into the trouble. . j^.. The only way out of It Is to go at tne pource of all this—the liver. Square your self with the liver and all will get back to regular natural work. , ».,_„» Cascarets Candy Cathartic make "ins* right with the liver. They perfume W fcreath, prevent food from souring on in» stomach, give tone to the bowels.stvensw en the intestinal muscles, while they fr« cleaning and Barring up the liver w ** newed activity. . „ t _. No nianer how long a case has l> et « nD *g t curable, Cascarets are guaranteed w> V*; things right as they should be, and/" the whole machinery a-going. AW vi&^ ,i... '..,: f /'li;:'.^i l "o;».,ti';.uM J j,'iJ.!: '.M^-'aif'^f-^,..,!.'''. . A:J\!,...,';».-&"

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