The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on July 11, 1894 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, July 11, 1894
Page 3
Start Free Trial

Page 3 article text (OCR)

^'*''*-' ^>»" - ^* '•'" Of MflttON, SEASONABLE WEAR FOR fitftrlil&fi; feltftcti (ri Hft»f»brt*fr tti»»(t— A SttlUh tlMdOftttfig Gown— NotfeU ftttd bi tlib Stodc*. : A Gt>*Alp Stockings are no lottget 1 jilain affair 8 of solid biack, bufc are as vivid in coloring and elaborate in design and trimming as the gowns of the season. They come in every hue of the rainbow, and of tea all the colors are combined in one pah? in tiny silk stripes, ^until the effect is dazzling. One of the most extravagant novel- Hies IB a pair of black silk hose with the 6pen-work instep \vrotight with . jet These are to be worn with a fr&t ttt« h'appy ffiedhifh is to biS fdund, if oflfe has the patiende to look fof it, here as elsewhere, and then the parasol of this season is a very charming creation. Effective parasols arfi of black silk covered with finely spotted black net and trimmed with ivory wM^ weiss lace. Pretty ones, -toes those with long fluted bands of ending- ia softly puffed rosettes. had bands of Create inse-rtion set itttd them, but if I carried one of these the giiflts of sunshine would be sure td get intti my eyes p.t the wrong- moment. For utility those without the opeti work are preferable. The most useful color itt all case& is red in its mafty shades. For eyes not overstrong a Tussore silk sunshade lined with . the same material or a soft shade of green will bo found comfortable. Some Chic Gown*. A very pretty gown, is made of elec* black satitt slipper embroidered. with | trio-blue fafied cloth, the bodice ha* .jet or one of patent leather with a 4 "~ """^ ^ 1—1-—. >--. i small jet buckle at the toe and a large * JOttp, at the instep. BOMK BXTBAVAGAKT IfOTELTIES. Red is used in- hosiery as profusely as in other parts of the toi- V.let There are plain red open-work stockings, and all kjnds of striking combinations, especially in red and black.' "These may be worn with a red slipper with a big black rosette, or with a patent leather slipper decor- i ated with a large red bow. To wear pointed basques, back and front, and cuffs and vest and revers of inoife trimmed with jet. A broad collar df moire goes all around the back. The sleeves are full glgots of the 1 new shape, fitting closely at the elbow. Another dress is of black crepon. The skirt is slightly draped over a petticoat of black moire antique. The sleeves are of crepon and have broad moiro cufl's. Tho entire bodice is of moire, wit}?, full basques, and is draped with a bcrft and and paste buckle over a vest of ecru guipure. A little guipure cravat with paste buckle is worn with this suit. A smart little tailor suit is in shot diagonal fawn and electric- blue. The coat is very long and full skirted, with revers and double- breasted revered vest of blue Tatter- sail. The skirt is plain. The sleeves are Gigot and/the waistcoat has two rows of buttons. ME YOtM FOB. TUB A Skfet^lt Sqnnloi Imltltlons— hi tl«e NrtiH'fcft , it<m flues' a d. of South 1,1 i-t ift Aoodlc— Ttt-o Tho Newest EngllBh Jacket Now that ,the coat and skirt styia of | costume is so much in vogue novelties are in great demand. The English jacket tits closely to the figure and has full skirt at the back, while the fronts are fitted with long darts, from which small beltc keep the front edged together. The square-shaped collar hangs in sailor i fashion across the back of the shoulders, while at the same time the ordinary collar and revers could be substituted if desired. All travelers fissure tin tliat Ilio Aus- iralinns arc tho lowest and most degrading savages in the world I have noticed, as a cm-ions fact, that savages are intelligent and iiiditstrlotis in pi-o- portiou to tho harshness of their climate and the difficulties they have to overcome in getting food. Wherever the winters are cold, natural forethought induces the Esquimaux or the Siberian, or the savage who lives in the latitudes to lay by a supply of food against tho day when ho cannot hunt or llsh. Now, Australia is a very warm country. You know it Is to the south of tho equator, so that the northern parts are the wannest, and the wind blowing from the north is always the hottest, while the cold and chilling blasts come from the south. But in no part of that great island, which is nearly as largo as the United States, is there over any frost or snow, except on the tops of tho highest mountains. Tho shores swarm; the hills are full of kangaroos, snakes and dingoes, or wild (logy, all of Avhlcli are food for tho native; Australian. In a. climate where clothes arc not needed, people do not require Avarni or well-built houses; and where food Is o abundant, they have to make no effort to secure it, the consequence is, they grow up thriftless and lazy, and not being required to think, any more than the wild beasts, their intelligence is but very llttla greater, The Australians are a race peculiar to themselves, although, because of their very black skins, they are often classed with the negroes. Their featured are more like those of the Malays, Women With Their Clillilren. and their hair instead of. being crisp and kinky, is long and wavy, and they take a great deal of pride in its decoration. In 1892;- being in the northern part of Queensland, Australia, I accepted the invitation of a •sheep-squatter—the name given to men who keep largo herds of sheep on the plains along the base of .what are called the Australian Alps. One of the inducements he offered me was that I should see the natives in all their primitive simplicity of life. To reach his place from the nearest town required a ride of 180 miles on horseback,'but such distances are not considered/ very great in that land. My friend owned 700,000 sheep which grazed over 1,000,000 acres ofland many of the herders were "blaekfellows," as the natives are here called:. I know of nothing in America so wild as the life of these squatters, and the most degraded 'of our Indians are civilized compared with the brightest of the Australian natives; 1 soon made the acquaintance of Joo- bra, the head man, or chief of a number of large villages, near my fi'iend's sheep station. I said "villages," but it will surprise you to know that although, there were fully 2,000 black peonlo, they had neither a house, hut nor shelter of any kind,' their only protection against wind and rain being the spreading branchpsof some low tree, or the shadow cast by, a vine. Where people have not the intelligence to erect houses or huts, you may be sure they do'not see the necessity, for* clothing, and so the only garments worn by these' natives were the skins of kangaroos, or dogs, fastened about their loins,- CANTON, CEJSTON AND MOJRJJ. the sUU popular black and white there is a French stocking in black and white. &p«f echoes this seaspn come in only lightest shades— in fact almost a ow, A la'te out Cornea as hjgh on |$;}n,§te.p,,a.s ,a» osfoyd tie, but the three The above illustration represents a costume made for a girl graduate in one of the western female ^a t ine t h § W whitf or Wgofe my itf the §Ute 'Witt! '' ' fee of w«rk aw/, aje , «pjper hajif 9* ' StUi Ties and Waistcoats, A pretty, tie is a-collar band with thm pink • silk, having » bow oj the same silk sew.Q'tO'th'e die in front- Some, of the • neokl., have ft frill of lace,below, ejp.twq long ejjds edgpd with, lace, or ons deep-en^ gathered to tbein, eijged witft . w$§ lw, A wide scurf of & §ort 9f' i&lyintz silk, with Jacp at the sodf, cpg fcp tied i»tp pretty b,pyfs, »»4 » 'yoke of stt,te Is a capital Idea f sr e»Uv§mng a gown. A piete s$k sg&rj that fffes^ve is cqveae,d with e j?ftwtets OR the sJnouWer, - &$tymi w*jbtr ft white, orystalllzed form. On . fraicd. this substance yields atf its oxy^11, of which movo than a thli-d of its. Weight is composed. The decomposition of parts, at first slow, becomes in ft short time, so rapid that there is annger of an explosion, to obvlatfe which it is well .previously to inix With the chlorato nn equal weight of Woxirto of manganese, a black powder. "Iliese two substations should be placed 1 in a glnss connected by a rubber tube, with a jar or bottle containing water, aiirl licalfd until tho oxygon is all ob- thined. Now, take a long, eoarfcc nee- nlei impale ;i bit of ;i iiiatch on its point, and insert its head in a small cork atlachctl by a, wire to a large co);k well, they wore' »JU m >.<'.„. •* :' ' •<'%!'! <]/' » v l flf ft »pmr, ttw . J» tiftQ lU'e, pr- ^A^ ,,K V ^st/^Air-/ •Sfts^y/ m stopper, which will oovtn 1 tho mouth of the jar. This apparatus is shown separately In the' cait. Sol. lire to 1ho match end, and introduce it: wliilo. hurti- lllg Into tho jar of oxygen. Tho l)it of wood hums vividly, thirti the lieedlo bcconi(>s incanclcscc'iit, and. with a ci'ackliiiK noiso, sends spark* in every directiou until all tho oxyycn is con- sumeil. Tho eft'(>ct is so UK.'what, like that produced by n Roman candle. The bottom of the jar is protected by a good depth of water, "otherwise if, Would he inevitably shattered by the drops of molted oxide or iron shed by tile noodle. When tho process of coni- buslloii is ended a little round knob is found at the end of tho noodle which has not been burned. This is melted oxide of iron, caused by combustion. A thin knitting noodle may be burued with cqnnl success In tlie same rannucr. The Squirrel Family. It doesn't seem as if there was anything new to toll boys and girls about squirrels. Even city children see squirrels In the parks and many keep them for:'pets in cages. The chipmunk or the sqnltTol, with a big bushy tail, arc lively, happy and frolicsome fellows, and they seem to do nothing but play all day long. But they have plenty of work to do, aud perhaps: the most sensible way they can manage it is to make a play of it and appear to eveiy one to be only enjoying themselves, when, In reality, they are working for their living. Some squirrels, the ground squirrels, make Ifieir house underground, with long tunnels and little ante-chambers and a good-sized nursery and storeroom. Tlies6 two rooms seem to be the;';'most important of the squirrel's establishment. He may omit the parlor/; but the nursery and storeroom are commodious and' well fitted. The flying i squirrel, bushy-tailed squirrel and all .Varieties which live in the trees, hayp a snug little nest under': the bark, or In a convenient hollow where .brauches meet. Here they have, like the other varieties, a good, spacious storeroom, as well as a nest for the baby squirrels to. sleep and grow in. To watch the squirrel carry home his store of food is a funny sight. He has two pouches which open, into his mouth, aud which he fills with the food ho gathers,•.> He stuffs then, full with nuts, steels,-roots, or indeed anything good lie happens to meet in his rainblings. Then he pok«s the store dosvu tight, so as (o crowd in a HUl-j more. When his pouches are full he races for home and empties out his supply, using hia forepaws to pull the food out uud pack it away, just as he used them to til} the pouches up. Some squirrels sleep nearly all winter, and do not need any food, but some are much too lively to spend their time dozing, , Perhaps they may run out for a little while on sunshiny tiiijn, but the most of the long winter is spent in their, coxy underground home, v/itli plenty of nuts and herbs to' nibble. The flying squirred, which is about ,the prettiest species of squirrel, has a peculiarly formpd skin, Avhich! reaches from hi^foro to his hind legs. In taking his ( iramonse leaps this skin is stretched out, the increased surface presented to the air holding him up and answering the purpose' of wings. So he can scarcely be said to 1 fly, but it looks' yory much -lite it when we see' what distances he' can dart through tli^ air; ', 'His tail is very large and broad, ujiu" this helps him, too. Speaking 1 fiet'Dep't Spencer is a' mwwlip 1 has'al- ways bej|n upright and' downright, not only lit 1 tfje field of philosophy but in the pi-appeal affairs of life; "Yoti 1 see;" he said 40 an American friend; after tSvo or ^Jjree days' acquaintance, "that I 1 havo'$. very disagreeable' habit of •e£qaking%iy mind;'' ' j Id ! traveling in Enrfan'd' tie' poxttifcefl 'u'ppn'eVe>y man hTttie'cars Ayhp'smol? eel, or' -^fto even at'emptfed 1 tfr smoke 'out of'tjje,.windows. i <7s it^'flisagreeftblp to' you?" th'ey •vrould q^jj. , •, - • "Wot fi$.'»U," be \y_9uld reply;"but it is againjjj; the Ja\y f) and, the law Is a pepper- onk you Jjj^ye no jL'lgfot to l>Vfc8fc 'it, awa j$u shall not fto jtj anfl W yQu do not flipst I mil cajl the guard," WitU getter, cabby op tain be was eyep ready to 4o got WISE ADVICE USE AND SAVE The Best Shoes lor the Least Money. B DOUGLAS FOR GENTLEMEN, $5, $4 and $3.5O Dress Shoe. S3.5O Police Shoe, 3 Soles, $2.60, $2 for Workingmen. $2 and $1.75 for Boys. LADIES AND MISSES/ $3, $2.50 $2, $1.78 CACXION.r-If any dealet offers you W. 3D. Dougla* shoes at a reduced price, or says ho has them without the name stamped on the bottom, pot him down aa a fraud. W.'.L. DOUGLAS Shoes are stylish, easy fitting, and give bett« satisfaction at the prices advertised than any other make. Try one pair and be con- vmced. The stamping of W. L. Douglas' name and price on the bottom, which guarantees their .value, saves thousands of dollars annually to those who wear them. Dealers who push the role of W. L. Douglas Shoes gain customers, which helps to grease the sales on their full line of goods. Ti, oy can afford to sell at a less below. Catalogue free npo^applicattonf W. ^BOWBLAS. Zteookto^if HassT For Sale in Algoiv , o>va, by B. H. A.NDERSON. THE -IS THI'- MOST POPULAR 'REPUBLICAN 5EWSPAPBR OF TEE WEST -AKD- HHS THE LARGEST CIRCULATION. DAILY (wilhourSunday), $6.00 per year. BAIlv Cwjih Sunday), $8.00 per year. The Weekly Inter Ocean,' psr year, $1.00 As a newspaper THE INTER OCEAN l.cepo nbreaot of the timen in nil respects. It spares neither pains nor expense in •securing ALL THE NEWS AND THE BEST OF CURRENT LITERATURE. The Weekly Inter Ocean Is edited especially for those w? i, ca ts:;unt if «ail service or any other reason, do not take a daily paper. In itJ columns arc to be found the weeSr'o news of all the world condensed and the cream of the lltarary feuturaa of tho Daily. AS A FAMILY PAPER, IT E-VOELS a11 Westcrn journals, it C0 n•------ sists of EIGHT PAGES, with 4 ' A Supplement, Illustrated, in Colors, of EIGHT ADDITIONAL PAGES, making,- in all SIXTEEN PAGES. This Supplement, containing SIX PAGCS OF READ.TIG MA'ITER and TWO FULL- PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS, is alone worth the price charged for the paper. THE INTER OCEAN is PUBLISHED IN CHICAGO, ui« news end commercial center of all west of tho Allegheny Mountains, end iq totter adapted 10 the needs of the p-ople of that section th 'n anv paper farther Eact. It is in accord with the people of the West both in Politics and Llturuture. Please remember that the price of The Weekly Inter Ocean IS ONLY ONE COLLAR ^ER YEAR. Address THE INTER OCEAN, Chicago. 1 Will Well Dress YOUR BOY. Our Offer's as Unusual as its Great. A Full Suit of Clothes, Ages 5 to i5 yiwsh^l every thread all wool—cjpuble breasted cp3t-%anis;c made with aputJle Knees— double seats- .^f i >':; " V^ 1 W &&"$ ,*$* '-!*'$$ •; f "fift. fr$ <••<• '«! .VS .,.,iJO ;^ T//H class, strong and neat THE t1B ? S :;f*fil C&j\ '•o-^IS 4 ~c 0* ^H' 1 ^viV^ilM!' \mi ^

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page