The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1894 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 8, 1894
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MASCULtf4»tlE3. It iS surprising hot* ffittcTi we v?itl take from a rich ttneie—'if we can get it. ft fteverhave 'afty luck,* groact-a Chipsley. "You are fortuirate. 1 have plenty * and it's all bad." Sit Charles Sargent, chief justice af Bombay* is in London tor a brief h6li* clay, after an absence of thirty years in India. Some one of large experience says there are no less .thftii 837 different terms in the English language which ispress the state of being in love. >'You look," Said att Irishman trt ft pate, haggard smokefj "as if you had got out of your grave to light your 4igar and couldn't find youf Way tlack again." Here are the names and ages of f our notable New York men'. RqsWell Pi Blower, 59 years; David B. Hill, 51; Edward Murphy, 66, and Grover Cr-eveiana, 57. One of the wealthiest and most prosperous tradesmen of London can neither read nof write. The flourish-' ing condition of his business is appar* ent from tho statement that he has reoeatly been defrauded of $500,000 without knowing it. Band Leader—You vants us to blay mit def funeral? Bes it a military funeral? Stranger—No; it's the funeral of my brother, lie was a private citizen. He requested that your band should play at his funeral. Baud leader, proudly—My band, eh? Vy he choose my band? Stranger—He said he wanted everybody to feel sorry he died: '... The assassination of President Carnot of the French republic was attempted once before. It was in 1889, when he had just, left the palace of the JSlysee to attend the fete commemorating the beginning of the revolution. By some strauge chance the asssassin fired a blank cartridge at him, instead of a good one. HOME DEPAflTMEOT. It'Caused Profanity. "I am told," said the caller, "that youi husband is engaged in u work of profani history." • "Yes," replied the author's wife. "11 certainly sounded that way when 1 heard dim correcting the proofs." A Labor Pessimist. Agitator— "Oi've been all over this town an' it's goin' to ther dogs, that's phwat ii is." American mecnanic—"What's wrong with it?" Agitator—"Oi can't get upastroike any- phwere." Tfme Enough. . ^ Railroad superintendent—"Don't you" \thinkfchatwebadbetter put in the block system?" 'President—"Heavens, no! V\ ait until we bfave a big accident." On the Safe Side. Everybody knows this is a good place to be, but everybody does not take measures to be there. An efficient preventive places us on the safe side of-incipient disease, and there is no one'inoretfeliable than Hostet•ter's Stomach Bitters in cases where the kidneys are inactive, which is but the pro- "liminary to, various destructive maladies, which disregarded have/ a- fatal termination. Bfight's disease, diabetes, dropsy, ce'denm, are but the outgrowths of neglected inaction of the kidneys and bladder. They should be checked at the outset with the Bitters, which will prevent their progress by arousing; the renal organs -to activity, and thus place those -who resort to this [saving medicine on the safe side. This preservative of safety also conquers constipation, liver complaint, malarial fever, nervousness and dyspepsia. Whenever you find a man celling gcods with a short yard stick, you find one who is convinced in his own mind that the bible is not true. Some men set rat traps to catch .ele- phauts, while others dig pitfalls for mice. KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and . tends to personal enjoyment when rightly wjea. The many, who lire pet* ter than others and ec joy life more, with less expenditure, pv more promptly adapting the world's beet products to the needs of physic^ being, will attest the vaju'e to health o,J the pure liquid * laxative principles embraced in the 1 of Figs. ^seenpe is due to its presenting fgvm jopst acceptable find pleas* ant to th,e tesfe, Jb§ refreshing and truly bpneflqial 'p;opep$ieg o.f e perfect laxative 5 e%otuaUy pteftrig'g $> e 8 7 s ^^t g 'coWs, fte&dai&el'* 84 t'evt rs ft has given met w,ith the approval o.£ ' profession, f ' nej8, &, .#W»f EiJa,tafl&« W$f'- t,', PJT,WP WJ *\tta* W tVF WIB VJ W* W* ^ ^*fc» w w* n MS W iy» ^•^MmtaA i>y W »<to. Fig Byj OEMS OF KNOWLEDGE FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. trftefnl information Aboat Managing ttte tJbnftehotdi—RefciiMs and Instructions tot tie In the Kitchen—tti* Fatally tircl*. Sow. Give fdols their gold and knaves their power, Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; Who sows A field of train i a flower, ' Of plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest; And God ahd man,shall own bis worth, Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth. And soon t>r late to all that sow, The time of harvest shall be given; The flower shall bloom, the fruit shall grow, If not on earth, at last la heaven 1 -Wnittier. Peter's Sermoti, " Wha's yo reelo'd, tremblin' sinnaht- Wha's de tithes yo' bringin' in? Do yo' 'gpeot V be a winnah Fo' yo' Christyuti wuk begin'? Hussel tip! BecUah yo' lodgitt', Wha' de golden iante'ns glow- fob dev won' be any dodgin' Wen de ho'n begins t' blow. "Tend ter wti'k an' be a savin' j Yo' no Lijah—heah my song?^Des a waitin' twell a raven ,< Gums a totin grub along 1 Yo' may hab a peaceful lodgin' Wha' de streams of marcy flow- But dey won' be any dodgin' W'en de ho'n begins t' blow. "Put away de idle dreamin'— Lif Emanyul's bannah high) Don* yo' see de lamps a gleaming On de buzzam o' de sky? Ah, ye can't deadbeat your lodgin' Wha' de hebenly roses blow— An' dey won't be any dodgin' W'en old Gabe begins t' blow." —Cleveland Plaindealer. bow Russian 1'easants I/lve. Under the same roof which shelters the family, the cattle and other denizens of the barnyard are also housed, a continuous roof of thatch usually extending over both house and yard, says a writer in Demorest's. The relations between the stockyard and house are so intimate that at times, when the weather is particularly severe or a suckling calf may be ailing, it is brought into the house to share the only apartment with the family. The rear part of the house is partially occupied by a large stove, in which a fire burns continuously for eight months of the year. The stove,is arranged somewhat like a baker's oven. The fire is lit in the morning, and, after two or three hours, when the wood is' reduced to coals, the flue plate, or damper, is shut; the brick walls being very thick, the oven remains warm until the next day, when the fire is lit again. This stove serves every purpose of the household, even supplying . comfortable sleeping quarters on top for the old people, who can not stand the cold so well as the younger folks. The rest of the family pack themselves away at bed time in a gallery which runs across the rear of the apartment, above the stove, the children occupying one end, the seniors the other. In some sections an innovation has been made by inserting board partitions in the balcony, thus giving more privacy to the sleeping quarters of the different members of the family. On ; Saturday all the members of the family crawl into the oven in turn and have a good wash, using a little home made wooden tub and a bundle of birch luigs. An abundant supply of the latter is gathered in the spring while the leaves of the birch are green and fragrant. The furniture of the house is usually very meager, consisting of home-made benches and tables and a variety of articles which have found their way there from the homes of theu* wealthy neighbors. ' RUGS,—Those who possess a superfluity of rugs can make a charming effect by hanging them against the wall in the corner of a room, one at the head and two or three on the sides. Another rug is suspended lengthwise to form a top, A narrow'divan seat with four or five large cushions is arranged at one end, and the rest of the space is filled with a small eastern octagon table (on which are laid cigars and cigarettes,, waters and a silver taper) and » x couple of oddly-shaped chairs. A •Xwkisfc lamp, with a red glass shad?*, gives just the amount of light desirable, ftB ^ a'Jew' eastern' arms »rrj*8gi»4 in the fcftekgro.un4 of rugs will add greasy to * v —•"— L ttilfe t« It hftsbeen foufid by e*perim6n t tt ftt Hous animal find vegetable oil* ISA be mi*6d with wftter and broken ftp into minute globules of fat, quite evenly distributed through tile Wftte*, forming true emulsions, eaye an institute speaker. Thus liquids c&n be made closely resembling milk and which act like inilk. Fo* a time, ftnd while greatly moved, the emulsion is preserved. If left at rest, gravity acts to bring the fats into a mass at the top like cream. And by churning', the fats can be gathered into a kind of butter. In these and other ways, Such artificial milks or emulsions act so very like true milk that, reasoning by analogy, there is a strong afgtt- meat that cow's milk is simply an emulsion. If this is true, there is one important clue obtained to churning aright. If there are no sacs to rupture 01* break, there is no need of the violent beating Which Was given milk and cream, In former days to compel the butter to''come." Milk being a simple emulsion, and acting like other emulsions made by experimenters, all it needs is gentle agitation, under favorable conditions, to cause the fats to collect and form butter. l,e»vos for reed, THE recent experiments in Germany showing a high nutritive value In leaves of trees is being further emphasized by investigations by the French department of agriculture which is seeking to transform twigs and leaves into food for stock. . There . is nothing new, however, in all of this except the method of approach, as the Romans 3,000 years ago fed their work oxen on leaves and twigs. The question is one of economy. Shall we find a crap of leaves as economical as a crop of grass? There is but one answer to the question, where grass can be obtained The experiments mentioned have been undertaken in Europe' because it was a question largely of killing the cattle or feeding them on leaves and twigs, on account of the widespread failure of the grass crop. A CARGO OF ONIONS — People who had occasion to go down to the Delaware river front lasc evening in the neighborhood of Dock street, encountered, as they approached the wharf, the pungent odor of onions to a marked degree. It was as though a ten-acre lot with onions laid only an inch apart was making itself heard from. Investigation showed that the smell came from the schooner Eva May, which has on board a whole cargo of onions — about 300 tons of them— which she brought from Bermuda. The captain never carried that kind of freight before, and said it, was rather hard on his olfactory nerves just at first. However, he and his crew are used to the odor, and don't mind it. One advantage they have, which is that no one on board suffers from insomnia The officers and sailors sleep like tops when off duty, and have to be kept moving to make them stay awake when on watch. This is due to the soporific effect of the onion smell, and any one who can't sleep and would like to, can gratify his desire by taking a stroll down to Dock street wharf —Philadelphia Record. LEVELING OLD BATTLEMENTS. — With very few exceptions the old cities of Belgium and Holland have leveled the walls which have played such grand parts in the national histories, and<they are converted into promenades afte" the manner of Chester and York. The walls of Antwerp and Malines have been replaced by boulevards. The old bastions of Amsterdam still remain, but the citizens of Arnheim and Utrecht and Hoorn and Zwolle and Haarlem and Leyden disport themselves on fine evenings upon the line of fortifications famous in the most stirring pages of what is perhaps the most stirring of European histories. water, over two teaoupfuJn «p| eho,ppe4 r$u» drairjoff the water aft«j?,foiw QF minutes P nd ™J* with tfesrhubavh a teawpful of swgaiv th;§ ygifc >ejE 'an. e'»&ee of hw.ttey a»d • a taW», of flour, moigteaiflg • the' h three ,t§hie6pog»ful§' Qt f fe wifh tsbe lowev emit jnajje,« mwtarHP Q( thf tjfff ™^SlLZTi "' vm^^W**T» <• j- TfCJ^ ™« t T'^ n* K -WjW 1 fur-f $® p|^^;p|..p|ujn, i rt; t» typ $J$$I ^g^^SS^i^£jl£.JJ!L!.'j ''' ' ! ; 'ifdv^'jm^Mi ffijfii$jfr$pfr .^^iFfl^^toip^wwiw tm 'S^&''Wffi*^$ 9 ?$ r^SS $$$!& ^a^riS**?(EwPj^ •"5??WmF^* ' y^W^-*f|TRy, Ml«Y»<VfM»:^ffiM*ftl;ttf ^fc^.^M'MllAl*el??fe^li*'' TJwS^m.- ,Ku> GLOVES.— The cheapest kid gloves in trade are made from the skins of kids and lambs that are born dead, The reason they wear out BO quickly and tear so easily is because they have no elasticity. These dead skins are called schmachen kid and the gloves retail at $1 or less, To a judge °f gloves the difference between a schmachen and a kid is as plain as the difference between a gingham »nd » Itoen shirt, Some oi the heavy gloves sold for kid are made of oolt 'USE ANP ABUSE QF GLOVES,-— Whan putting glpves on begin fey feuttonjng the second button; then, when hut- toned to the top, you ean ensUy fasten the first button without tearing the feid. Never remove the gloves by pulling the, ,f »j?ev8» bwt fcy dyawtng '' wrisj ever the wrong 1 f 9V 89»e - be He has married a widow wifth a of childf en. Jack—Not so crazy as you think. He has moved into a street with a trolley line on it, Matflmony-i Weak Point. She—If every atom of the human body is tenewed every seven years, I can not be the same woman thai; you tnarried. He—I've been suspecting that for some time. Horrible. St. teter—You married for money, 1 believe? Fair Spirit—Y^e-s. St Peter—You may come in, but you will have to spend eternity Witk the man you married. Stire of Adoption. Inventor—Now I've struck it. thavfc invented a new life-saving contrivance for trolley cars. Look at the draw* ings. Friend—Too complicated. Sure to be expensive. No road will buy It. Inventor—They won't, eh! Just wait They will actually tumble over each other in their/ haste to adopt it. My machine raises the victim from the track and pitches him over the dashboard into the car, where the conductor can collect his fare. What Grumpps Never Saw. Mr. Grumpps—What boobies women are—always crying at weddingsl Mrs Grumpps—You never saw women crying at a divorce, did you? Poor but Kindly, Clerk—I am to be married shortly? Couldn't you manage to increase my salary a little? Employer—Couldn't, really. But I'll tell you what I'll do for you, my boy. I'll shorten your hours during the first three months, so that you can spend your evenings at home, and after that I'll lengthen them again, so that you will have an excuse to get away. A Practical Dramatist. Friend—Why do you kill off so many people in every act? Dramatist—The company is small, and that is the only way I can work in all the characters. Plenty of Sleeve. Husband—My deai-, don't you think that dress a —er—trifle immodest? Wife—Immodest! Goodness me! Jusl look at the sleeves. What He was Yelling At. Father — Now, what do you s'pose that, man's a yellin' at? Son — ;He appears, father, to be yellin' at the top of his voice. Two Point* of View. Wife — How people gaze at my nuw dressl I presume they wonder if I've been shopping in Paris. Husband — More likely they wonder if I've been robbing a bank. Decadence of Dramatic Criticism. First Nighter— The man who writes the dramatic criticisms for your paoer does not know a good play from a bad one, Editor — I know it, but what can we do? He is the only man on the staff who is tall enough to see over the bonnets. No Judge. Young Artist— It's an outrage to such a ignoramus as Puffers an a hanging committee. Friend— No judge of art, eh? -=/ • Young Artist— He is a half idiot Why, sir, he thought my cows were fiUawch uudem'«st of » op fer •"es 1 Another Problem Solved. "- What in the world shall we do, ma? It will ruin our new din* set to hfvvq the dishes warmed in oven, and the servants positively se to use hot water for that pur» , because it amounts to a second $!$ washing. "^'jM other (ft lady of intellect)— si ter wp shall winter in i\'Wife— Po newspaper writers eit «p l^-J believe so„ Jains it, then-" !ii»»E;splains what?" If "" m %9 household department ol this rec'ojnmepds roast potatoes fojp " • pne would have to sit HJ* to, hare the oven hot & they ai4 essept to'l^e tke tin. ILffMt,*),/ -'-,V^ 1 -. V - fA.- 1 " - ' m jftHRw-' »•# M$to< 4^- mupp v?i#iH 1 ^Wtlfe^f^ ffirazEU^W^Y A *-h^*ft>;& Highest of all ift leaveflittg §tfaflgth,^tft^t&.S,§df, Vtfc ' .''••'•»' * Powder Economy requires that in every receipt callirig for baking powder the Royal shall be used. It will go further and make the food lighter, sweeter, of finer flavor, more digestible and wholesome* ftOYAL BAKING POWDER CO.. •f"-- WALL St., NEW YORK* WANT AW OCEAN TRIP? FROM MANY SOURCES, Ton May Go to Europe It Iron Ara jfot Afraid to Work. Most people connect with the thought of going to Europe an idea of considerable expense, but there a,t>e manv people who go freo, and firms that advertise for people who are willing to go free. This is such an advertisement: "WANTED—Men on cattle steamers to England; work for passage. Apply employment office, (54 a— st. Not the quickest nor the laziest nor the most comfortable way to get to Liverpool, but a way that answers the purpose of many people, and when they are there—in Liverpool or Glasgow—they aro just as much there as if they had gone first cabin and paid so many dollars a day for seasickness, says the New York Advertiser. A reporter had hardly entered the door of the employment agency on G; street when two men came in together carrying a cheap, rope- strapped tin trunk. . "Is that all?" asked the man at the desk, addressing one of the newcoin- era "That's all." "Be here at half-past nine to-morrow morning. Leave the trunk there." The prospective passenger had been there before and had made his arrangements. A minute later two fairly dressed young men came in. The genius at the desk "sized them up" with a glance. It was just such a look as the pawnbroker {jives an unfamiliar face. The verdict was unfavorable. The men didn't look enough like work and appeared rather too prosperous. The fellow at the desk answered a few questions with "yes" and "no" and then asked abruptly: "Where are you going?" "Well," said one of them, "we didn't much care. We thought we'd go to Pads." "We don't run any boats, to Paris," was the serious, qxiick-spoken rejoinder, with an accent and expression that plainly meant: "That's all there is to be said," • •But—" "We don't run any boats to Paris. Do you belong on.the other side?" "No.; we belong here." "I thought so. This is intended for people who have come here from Europe and want to get back." The next man was ragged and had his coat collar turned up. 'Ho. wasn't asked whether he belonged ,on the other side; that didn't matter in his case. He wasn't going on a lark, he knew. The routine of questions and answers was gone over like clockwork. It was as simple a matter as hiving a man to take a trunk to South Brooklyn. The shipment of cattle to Europe has grown from 500 head a week ten years ago to 8,000 a week now from this port, Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore being the three Atlantic ports from which cattle are shipped- Missed Tts Proper l r ate, Streletzki, the pianist, tolls the following story of Liszt: I remember once a Miss M ---- playing 1 a sonata, by Sterndale Bennett, a work of a very prosy type, and certainly lacking in Anything like spontaneity OP poetry, Liszt was evidently not familiar with it, so, aftev playing some six or seven pages, ho gently tapped Miss M - on the arm and eaid: ' •Mademoiselle, would you kindly name the piece you are per- formingP" • "Certajaly, sir," she replied; "it is the.apnata »Tbe Maid of Orleans,' by William ytoi'n<jale Ben pett," "H'm," said Liszt; "it's a. pity the original mftnwwipt didn't meet the same fate as the -**Al'f QBftttt, The only fish that never sleep ar» salmon, pike aud goldfish. A party of explorers have recently dis- covered aia immense forest of india rubber 4 trees in the valley of the Orinoco. At a recent auction sale of odds and ends in Paris a woman bought an old mattrass in which she found 14,000 francs in gold. The government of Japan gets a large proportion of its revenue from the railroad and telegraph companies it owns and operates. A new tij» will be put to the waters of the Dead sea. It has been found that they will kill microbes and they will be used in French hospitals. It costs so much to support the 200,000 priests in Thibet, whiuhhas only 8,000,000 inhabitants, that a man can not ordinarily afford the luxury of a wife-all to himself and so polyandy is general. Lobsters often travtil in regimettts, seeking new feeding, grounds. Tlieir mi-, grating armies are often lead by 'the biggest and strongest ones, while the maimed and weakly struggle along behind. Wfiile making a bolt in the steel works at Homestead recently a workman turned off a shaving 265 feet in length. A shaving 171 feet in length is exhibited as a great curiosity in the Woolwich Arsenal, England. No animal has more than five toea, digits or claws to ouch foot or limb. The horse *B one-toed, the ox two-toed, the rhinoceros is three-toed, the hippopotamus is four-toed and the elephant and hundreds of other animate ore' five-toed. A correspondent writes to Nature that carp are very fond of the larvaa of mns- quitos, and, as this fish thrives in the only kind of water in which 'the -larvae of tho mosquito can live, he suggests that these fish might be employed to exterminate this pestiferous insect. Now Brunswick has a small leper colony* PSERfcEaS'CURE to every nervous, delicate woman, suffering from "female complaint,"'irregularity, or weakness. In every exhausted condition ot the female system. Dr. Kerce's Favorite Prescription is an invigorating restorative tonic, fitted to the needs of nursing mothers, and women approaching confinement s ,. South Bend, Paclfle Co., Wash. t Dtt. B. V. PnsROB, Buffalo, N. Y.: Dear Sir—I began taking your " Favorite Pro-, soription" the first month of pregnancy, and have continued taking it since confinement. I did not experience the nausea or any of the ailments due to pregnan- ' cy, after 1 1 began taking "•your "Prescription." I was only In labor a, short tline,, and' the physician .»,, „ • miaul got along un' J MRS. BAKER, usually well, ? > We think it saved me a great deal of suffering. I was troubled a great deal with leu. corrhea also, and it has done a world of good for me. Sincerely ^ours,^^ '»: ' tfl 3 f, 'fl ..*&S MRS. Educational. t—^\-*-fc-^^-^-v-r>^^-/^J-VJ" W A TVTTPTl YOUNG PEOPLE to fit them-' JS V V All -L JQi Lf selves for business, for the State, V 1 University, or for teaching. The J.owa City Coin- \f" merctal College, Academy and School of Shorthand •• m offer unequalea facilities, Our graduates secure ; V excellent positions, Send for catalogue, * Addreei "•••<', Willis & Williams, Iowa City,,Io>v,a.. if„" ' FOR BUSISU5SS., Short. 4'.,^ hand, Telegraphy," .. New ' ^ catalogue free. Iowa ness College, Des 3yr la. A. C.. DBS MOINES Iowa, Texas and Nebraska 1 lanflg.*. Merchandise, Stocks, . etc., bpnglit' aud sold, liurke 4 Hlalse, Dcif JIoln«s, I TANKS water tao^B Of,»U Write Jor prices, stating work solicited, We Hlwoys have bargains in new, second Utt«<i Kiaohinea, Bend for cut. jP.^V*^ for ft "Wow!!" s^id. the young <*y frpm New York to ,het' fu.1' Bpstqn friend. "Great , what »-fe you standing ' a mummy tov, when thei'e'as a pjght under ' sh," said; Cl self by a great effort, " ' what ne of ' "••-' 191

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