The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on June 13, 1894 · Page 7
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m,fr\v:'sf-r--f, 1 • .r***^r» -"^"irm:^f'.n «•• ••• • 7 ' Sv' #•%*<« <~f.4"•"''- '"•i* 3 •-Nop; he's out. 82 of him. teller j n *t Sitter, jocosely— 1 Supp-oSe you me to look pleasant? Artist—tJ'nlesa ^fetfect likeness. Brown--T6il me truly, do yoti admire Wagner's music? Gfray— deaf bdy\ 1 haven't the moral <sourag« to do otherwise. "And now," said the new secretary* "yez may all rise, ah' whih I call the foil if ery Wan who is prisint may sit dowfl; all the fist remain sthandih'." Nail— is Mrs. Dashaway la heavy Mourning? Belle— Yes, iMeed. The baker sent her a cake With ieiilf on it yesterday, and she sent it back aad got chocolate cake instead. ' A little TiogaVffirl whose papa was taking- a tonic because he was "run down, "poured half the contents of the bottle into the clock when a sitni* lar mishap befell the timepiece. Lena— Fred didn't blow hft brains out because you jilted him the other Bight; he came .and proposed to me. Maud— Did -he? /Then he must have got rid of them, in some other way. ft t should like," Said the visitor, "to see the editor." "All right, " said the office boy; "cost you one dime; they tarred an» feathered him last night, an' he's head man in the museum!" Mrs. Nexdoor— I have found out one thing about that Mrs. Ne.wcotne. Whoever she is she has never moved in good society — -Mr. Ne'xdoor— How do you know that? Mrs. Nexdoor— She shakes hands as if she meant it. Martha— Mrs. Skrimper was very thoughtful in inviting you to her house to supper last evening. You ought to make her some little present; something inexpensive, yon know, .but appropriate. John— How would a Cookbook do? THE AMMINUM BOAT, THB LAfES1'tfiiUM£HOfr Mdb* ERN SCIENCE Is tn Cotn- Frequent Onslaughts On the delicate membrane of the bowels and stomach with drastic purgatives must have their natural consequence—to weaken and disable both organs. Nature exacts severe penalties for infringements of her laws, and there is no more glaring one than that which consists in frequent and unnecessary dosing -with violent cathartics. Ihis is, however, the course pursued b- many unwise people, who seem to thin' 7 , , •>. •• i— — £-.«.j 11 u ^, uwuu-» vvr ' wuijjtni tnat the bowels, unless constantly relaxed, are not in a healthy state. When a laxative is really needed, Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is the safest and most thoilovgh. It neither gripes nor operates violently or excessively. It invigorates the intestines and .stomach, and arouses the liver. Regularity and vigor are guaranteed by its use. Sleep promoted, appetite restored, are among its benign effects. A tendency to rheumatism and kidney trouble is nullified by it, and it completely eradicates malarial complaints. Some preachers fail because they do not think it worth while to cultivate common sense. An Kcho from the World's Fair. The Lake Shore Route has recently gotten out a very handsome litho- water color pf the "Exposition Flyer," the famous twenty hour train in service between New York and Chicago during the fair. Among the ' many wonderful achievements of the Colupo,- bian-year.^this train^-whioh,was the;, fastest long distance train ever run— holds a prominent place, and to anyone interested in the subject the picture is well vgorth framing. Ten cents .in stamps or silver sent to C. K. Wilber, West Pass. Agt., Chicago, will- secure one. • The prodigal's first'wrong step was in thinking only of himself. A good opportunity is seldom met in a beaten track. i of the Crtttt Which the S6n»atloti of Enropfc ~ Domestic Industrie*— Notes and . inenfc 1/ieut. Hourst of the French navy fend his mate, Ensign Baudry, in charge of the Niger hydrographic mission, left Bordeaux at the beginning of January carrying with them the Jules Davoust, a boat capable of being taken apart, and of extreme lightness, owing to its hull being constructed of an alloy pf aluminum: This little boat, of which xve give a view reproduced from a photograph taken near the Itoyal bridge, at Paris, where it was exhibited before its departure, weighs 4, 840 pounds, and has a capacity o'f eleven tons with a full load and a maximum draught of but 1.38 feet. The hull is formed of sixteen half sections assembled in pairs in the longitudinal direction upon a strong keel of hard steel that runs the entire length of the boat. In the transverse direction, each half section is connected with the following by bolts, and tightness is assured by the interposition of a strip of rubber between the flanges. The general aspect is. that of a barge slightly depressed in front. This part is occupied by a xvooden cabin for the captain and his mate. A second chamber, formed by the hold, is to receive the stores and the goods for trading purposes. At the rear there is a cabin for the crew. The three chambers thus formed are separated by tight bulkheads. The steering wheel is situated behind the captain's cabin. A movable tent arranged at this point is designed to protect the captain and his assistants during the hydrographic observations, and serves likewise to shelter the pilot. The boat is provided with three masts, with easily handled lateen sails. These masts are light and are placed at nearly equal distances from each other. The boat may likewise be propelled with oars. Two sponsons near the center of the boat support two Hotohkias rapid fire gunp- tfne pint of gfalfi is IdSfc ftt ing. In a stable of «mty tett this daily loss assumes considerable proportions. As will be seeti by the* illustration, a third, more or less, of the grain to be fed is placed in the boi* torn of the bag, and the balance in the two side pockets, in the lower end df each of which is a small aperture through which the grain passes automatically into the bag as fast as its contents are consumed. When in position on the animal's head, his lips are always within reaching distance of the bottom of the bag. So long as the bottom is covered.to the depth of an inch or more, the grain in the side pockets can not flow in. There are no springs, chains, metal tubes, etc., used m the construction of this bag, and it can be trampled on by the horse with impunity without suffering injury. The automatic method of closure prevents the grain from being tossed out by the shaking of the aniinalV head. A Mile a Minute. ^ A Welsh engineer has prepared designs for a vessel which he claims will attain a speed of sixty miles an hour. His proposed vessel is flat bottomed, 550 feet long, 50 feet in width, wedge- shaped at each end for 100 feet of her length, with a displacement of some 14.600 tons. Such a vessel fitted with sixteen paddle wheels, driving at 170 revolutions a minute, this sanguine inventor believes would be propelled through the water at the rate of sixty miles an hour. This would be breaking the record with a vengeance, for the Lucania, which has just eclip'sed all previous performances, averaged barely twenty-two miles an hour. The sixteen paddle wheels of the proposed express passenger steamer would be placed eight on each side, one behind the other in a water channel run- fiing fore and aft just above the ship's bottom. They are of peculiar construction, the paddle always maintaining a perpendicular position and always entering- and leaving the water at exactly the same point. A Two Seated Tricycle. The tricycle vchich we illustrate is built to accommodate two riders side by side. The ordinary tandem bicycle A While the Woman Sufffagtet tt 6ft (he frarpath In this cotintrt Sn eartielt movement la being made In to extend the scope of woman's activity by the formation of a volunteer medical staff corps for women. The mcly who occupies tho chair at the meeting convened for the discussion of the project, spoke of the desirability of •Women being enlisted into the movement as nurses to tlie regular army, ftftd especially the volunteers, in time of war. She was decidedly against the use of tlie present heavy skirt as a dress for the new corps, and thought that, what would bo suitable for a man, With possibly a slight variation, would pe Suitable for a woman. Another speaker snid that tlie dross should be as in-nrl.y military as possible, and thought that n short tunic would be a graceful costume in conjunction with knickerbockers and gaiters. One lady insisted that the women should be instructed in the use of firearms, "just the s.'iino as the men." The objection of one speaker tliat it was illegal for a woman to dispense with the skirt Was overruled on the ground that there could be no infraction of the law in discarding the skirt "so long as a woman does not pretend to be a man," One prominent, advocate of the uigeher usefulness of woman, in explaining the proposed plan of ushering into existence a corps of women as medical assistants and nurses for the wounded, said that great improvement had taken place of late in the physical education of women, and it would be well if they could use it for the benefit of the community. The care of the sick and wounded would be a womanly occupation, and if they could but form a corps and assist the orderlies in time of war they would be doing some good in the world. If they could not go to the field of battle they could assist in carrying the wounded to hospitals .and elsewhere. They had a sufficient number of recruits to enable them to tesl whether women were capable of undergoing practice with an amb.ilanca stretcher, and, speaking for heruelf . she had found it easy, and a little prac- would make them proficient in tice Powder they are enabled to eat them with J>er« feet comfort. Royal Baking Powder is Composed of chemically pure cream of tartar and bicarbonate of soda, and is an actual preventive of dyspepsia, ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 106 WALL St., NEW-YORK, The following are the principal dimensions and weights of the various parts: Total length). 43 f ee t Breadth 9 « pounds " KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and • tends to personal enjoyment when rightly used. The many, who live better than others and enjoy life wore, with Jess expenditure, by more promptly adapting the world's best products to the weds of physical being, will attest the value to health of the pure liquid laxative principles embraced in the remedy, Syrup of Figs, tt Its excellence is due to its presenting IB the form most, acceptable and pl^as- 'apt to the taste, the refreshing and truly beneficial properties of a perfect lax* .atiye. jeffeotuaUy cleansing the system, dispelling coldi, headaches and fevers and permanently curing constipation, It has given aatisfaetio» to millions and met with the r approval of the medical • profession, becaus® it acts $m the Kid' neys, J4ver and Powels without weakening them an.<j it i& perfectly free from every objectionable substance, . * Figs |s for sa]e by g-U bottles, but iti9' Breadth outside of wales... 10-6 Length of captain's cabin... 13 Mean width.....; e-8 Length of rear cabin 10-8 Length of central chamber. 16 Light weight 4,840 Total displacement, 24,640 Corresponding draught..... 1-88 feet Mean weight of a section... 82-5 pounds These sections are, therefore, easily transportable, and it is thus taken apart that the Jules Davoust is to reach the Niger, in the first ,place by sea, then b'y the Senegal river, and finally by the route by land from Kayee to Bamakou. The use pf aluminum in the form of an alloy, tough, yet soft enough to undergo forging (for pure aluminum is slightly brittle), constitutes a very important progress for the preparation of the carrying- material thatns to be used in the colonies, either for the construction of launches capable of being taken.apart or fop that of light vehicles adapted for following everywhere the movements of forwarding columns. The Jules Davoust was con. structed at the works of Mr, kefebvre of Paris, whP has already furnished the Mpnteil mission with a barge of the same nature, and has made a specialty of external war material, especially pf light wagpns, papable pf being taken apart, that ow troops have made use of several times in the Soudan and Tpnkiw expeditipns.—L.a Nature,, is open to the objection that the rider appears to be accompanied by a groom. In the present machine which is of French origin, each rider actuates a pair of pedals which are .connected with the wheels as in bicycles, so that .each of the rear wheels is driven independently. Each rider helps to steer with one hand, while the other that which men had to undertake. The question of the formation of the corps was finally referred to a committee Smoke Abnorptloii, Mr. Tatlock, the public analyst of Glasgow, , Scotland, is responsible for seme figures which throw a favorable light on the system of smoke absorption now being applied in 'that city. The system consists essentially of a steam jet or jets to assist the draught and dampen the dust, and of a finer wate- spray to participate the dust and soot and absorb the sulphurous acid. The (. nght is not affected by the oper- . atiou of the apparatus, the dust and soot almost entirely disappear from the escaping gases, and the sulpiiurous.acid is reduced to oue-lialf. Ordinarily about thirty pounds of sulphurous acid may bo estimated to escape to the atmosphere from the burning in - a smoky water tube boiler of about three and half a ton of wood waste. This is reduced to 14 pounds, and the usual 100 pounds of soot is reduced to G pounds. These figures can be relied on, and that is more than can be said of all the smoke consumption methods now before the public. It is very desirable that the sulphurous acid should be entirely .prevented from escaping into the outer adr, despite the claim made for it that it is a powerful disinfectant, and although the reduction already noted is not altogether satisfactory, it means a marked improvement In the atmosphere of a city burning soft ccujl, and modifications in the process, sucu, for instance, as a longer traverse of the water may possibly give such results as will place the new system in a leading position among the smoke consumption methods of the day. COLONIES OP THE WORLD. Portugal has 2,800,000 people in her colonies. The German colonies have a population of 385,000. The colonies of France have 32,000,000 population. In 1838 the population of the British colonies numbered 333,000,000. The annual commerce of the British colonies amounts to £448,000,000. Algeria is held by a standing force of 54,000 men, nearly all from France. The French penal settlements in New Caledonia have about 9,000 convicts. The British colonies have an annual revenue of £119,000,000 and a debt of £«3,000,000. Denmark once had extensive colonies; now their population numbers only 130,000. In 1840 the British colonies, excluding India, had a population of 5,000 000; now 17,400,000. _.In 1814 the population of British territory in India numbered 40,000,000; now itis. 214,000,000. Spain has over 400 islands in the Eastern seas, mostly comprised in the Philippines and Moluccas. The total population of the Dutch colonies is estimated at 30,000,000 or more than six times that of the mother country. Russia has no colonies in the proper sense of the word. All the additions to this gigantic empire have been by military conquest and annexation. The Spanish dependencies now have a population of 8,500,000. In the days of Spain's greatest glory the colonies were estimated to have 150,000,000 people. The area of the British colonies is 8,000,000 square miles, that of the French 3,000,000,of the Dutch, 600,000, of the Portuguese 206,000, of the Spanish 170,000, of the German 99,000 and of the Danish 75,000. Horse's Feed The accompanying illustrations show an article which embodies in itself a B0.table improvement on the horse feed P°mmp n U se, This b»g is tP prevent the waste of horses' so prevalent where the BOW used, h aye nptieed. bow rests on a< special support attached to the head of the tricycle. This tricycle is & feet "i-O inches long, 25 inches wide at the level of the axles pf the rear wheels, «md weighs 55 pounds. The advantages claimed by M. Matiere, the inventor, And M Layerne, the builder, of 177 ftue des Boulets, Paris, are' ease of management, espeoi- »Uy. v as, regards turning, speed and great stability, which is insured by the •ppgitipn of the rider* J?or pur il}us- we are indebted to the ' Origin of Spiral Wires. More than one observing person not familiar with electric apparatus has had his curiosity aroused by noticing that In a great many pieces of appar- tus when installed the \vire immediately next to the appliance has been twisted, in a neat coil, not unlike that of a spring. This curious feature is seen in the wire leading to telephones, push buttons, call bells and the like, •while it may also be observed sometimes in the heavier wires, which ave attached to the "hanger-boards" of arc lamps, As a matter of fact, these coils are not an essential element in any mechanism, though many believe them to be so; but are simply a symmetrical way of disposing of the slack wire that had been allowed in measuring the distance, So easily do we become fixed in oui' habits that this traditional arrangement may now be noticed in a great many places where there is "not the slightest necessity for it, and the most stalking example is that furnished by fl, large electric lighting plnut in England, where the huge copper rods loading from the dynamos to the switchboard have actually beep tor- tured''Into corkscrew spirals In order to giye them some kind of vague re* seinbjance to the Involutipns attached to iihe smaller and cruder devices of bygojie years. This is another instance of ISngllsh conservatism, which is still manifested, as Ueyhert Spencer has, notgd, }n the retention of the Jlnes to the'0|4 stage coach in their cat's, An Innovation In Politics. He had come from Kentucky and met a friend in the station. "How's politics down your way?" inquired the friend. "Purty interestin'." "Having some pretty lively debates?" "Debates nothin'!" was the dissatisfied response; "them's experience meetin's." lou Don't Have to go 2,000 miles to reach the land of the prune. The irrigated lands of Idaho along the line of tJie Union Pacific system are capable of producing the class of fruit seen in the Idaho Exhibit at the World's Fair. Why! by stopping ip. Idaho you'll save enough on your fare and freight to make the first payment on your farm. Investigate. Advertising matter sent on application. Address E. L. Lomax, G. P •& T. A., Omaha, Neb. Delaware is the lowest state and Colorado the highest above sea level. W. H, GRIFFIN, Jackson, Michigan, writes: "Suffered with Catarrh for fifteen years. Hall's Catarrh Cure cured me," Bold by Druggists, 75c. Many a man puts a fine monument over the grave of bis wife who made her get up and light the fire every morning of her life. Rciirvy and scorbutic affections, pimples and blotches on the skin are caused by impure blood, which Beecbatn's Pills cure. People who carry sunshine with them are always welcome. Coe'n CougU Dultmni (a the oldest ami best, ) t win break up (i Cold quick er than anything elan, 11 is, >i,l ways reliable, 'fry It, Many a doctor probably em'oys good health because he never takes any of his own medicine. M Sfanson's ni»glc corn e?»lv«." .Warranted to cure or money rufuqded. Ai>k your GRAINS OF GOLD. The meek enjoy almost a perpetual Sabbath. No one who cannot master himself is worthy to rule. When the judgment is weak the prejudice is strong. False worship will kill the soul as quick as no worship. The great misfortunes men fall into arise from themselves. No man can be sound in his faith who is unsound in his morals. Every vicious act weakens a right judgment, and defiles the life. He that worries himself with tha dread of possible contingencies will never be at rest. The feeble tremble before opinion, the foolish defy it, the wise judge it, the skillful direct. You cannot dream yourself into a character. You must hammer and forge one for yourself. The man who loves his neighbor as himself can put up with a thousand things no one else could stand. Kriipp, the maker of great guns, is second in the list of Prussian millionali^ His annual income is almost $3,000,000. Krupp ; s taxis Sr2,000 a year. New York has a school for ti aining waitresses. A BAD TEMPER and a bod liver—. you'll always find t joined together. Make a note of this, and see if it isn'o time. Now, why not give your naturally sunny disposition a chance? Dr.Pierce's, _ . Pleasant Pellets will do it for, you. They correct your disordered liver, clear up your system, and make life look different to you. They do' it in a pleasant way, too. They're the smallest, the easiest to take, and uie moat natural remedy. Keep a vial of these tiny Pellets in your vest-pocket. They'll give you a permanent cure for Biliousness, Jaundice, Constipation, Indigestion, Sick or Bilious Headaches, and every derangement of" the liver, stomach and bowels. The makers are so sure you'll be satisfied that they'll agree, if you're not, to return the money. For twenty-five years these Pellets have sold on their merit. Why buy other, pills, when P. P. P. are "guaranteed" ? There's nothing likely to be " just as good. 19 Bieycles, Sundi-les, Kepairing, Etc. Write us before buying. New and M hand. DesJIoiuesOytleC* 0aD eurn froln *5 to *M per day sell- Ing stock In a Corporntlon that'will pay large dividends; money loaned at U percent on easy terms. Particulars apply to I>. DAVIS, Slate Mgr., 818 I. £. & T. Building, Des Molnes. THRESHERMEN! S end for circular of the Geyser Tan* .Pump and price list of belting and supplies of all kinds, B. a. Carter, 318 Court Ave..DesMoine8. la. Patents, Trade-Marks, CITY NURSERIES, ments. Fruit Trees, Forest Trees. Small Fruits 5 Everpeens, Ornamentals, etc. An honest, reflaWa Agent wanted Jn every county In the , In, 1894 3S3$s&s!§88Bii Mmo.A,RUPP«RT.eB.I4tH8t,7l!rT.«le, IOWA MUTUAL^™ The devil is not \vastipg uiucji powder on the preacher whose religion is sli in his ft »ld on a guarantee, Itfures Incipient Consmmp, t(on, , J$ ^ Ehebesmpijgh Cure, alone is pulpit, popr' thing* 'to 68-64 Clapp Block, Des $35,000,000 Assessable Papital? Cash pn Hand, - «$5 v po,Q m in J89§ ajad 18^, • Qnjy members $3 per this week,

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