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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 19, 1894
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a '•I- fefiWfiLtOM, it$0ifi» lOffj, WAS ALL SEW. 10, lift Mad 16ft ffci fhft gandef-lsgged young man in & iky blue fagfiktie came hurriedly iftto' the * equifVfi office and laid a legal rf*3uftiefil before that potentate. "Is IKat paper negotiable in this •-"-).?" he inquired anxiously. i squire looked over it long „'!* to determine in his o^ft tf iftd that it was a marriage license, Bays the Detroit Free Press. "I suppose it is," said the sqiitre, ••but it cannot be validated, so td y ;. ipeak, unless the party of the sedond part is present" "You mean the gal? 1 ' asked the ^ negotiator, more nervous than be-* fore. "She's all fight; she's dutside in the wagon holdin 1 the bosses." "You don't expect me to go out thefe to perform the ceremony* do you?" asked the squire, haughtily. '•Have you got the poWef to fix the business?" inquired the young man, apparently °^ * nc * belief that the squire had to call in the police or a preacher or some other functionary. •'Certdinly, I've got all the para* phernalia right hero, handy; all I need is the girl." "And the whole caboodle wouldn't amount to shucks without her, would it?" asked the youth with a atnile as happy as it was sheepish. "Hardly." "Shake, old man," exclaimed the Romeo, extending his hand. "Shake once for luck. I'll go right out and hitch the bosses and /etch in the gal and you can hitcu us. Here's fifty cents to show you that I mean business, "and he hustled out to hitch the horses preparatory to the other hitching. Famous Enough to be Honest. . 'Jinks (on the rail) — I was talking with an eminent physician in the smoker. , Mrs. Jinks— What is his name? "He didn't mention it, and I did not like to ask." *Then why do you think he is an eminent hysician?" VI asked him what was the best cure for onsumption, and he said he didn't know." Natural History. ,"You say," said the Chinese philosopher, f 'that you are stung by ingratitude." ''I am," replied Li Hung Ctmng. "You should have remembered our an- lienfc proverb, which reads: 'Don't fool ith a bee.' »'• did," was the melancholy response. Jl'iiis was a yellow jacket." Depends on Circumstances. ^There's Biggser, now; would you call tn a patient man?" ;' All depends." TOn what?" 'f Whether he's flshin' .or waitin' fer his Ipper." _ f Mo matter what a man may say in church, ru know. what kind .of religion he has lien you know what kind of company be AN1) KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and tends to personal enjoyment when rightly used, 'The many, who live bet, ter than others and enjoy life more, with less expenditure, by more promptly adapting* the world's best products to the needs of, physical being, w^ll attest ,-the value to health of the pure liquid •laxative principles embraced in the .. jremedy, Syrup of Figs. - Its excellence is due to its presenting in the form most acceptable and pleasant to the taste, the refreshing and truly beneficial properties of a perfect lax• ative; effectually cleansing the-system, dispelling colds, headaches and Beyers and permanently curing constipation, , It has given satisfaction to millions and : met with the approval of the medical /.profession, because it acts'on the Kid» /? Beys, I4ver and Bowels without weak* 1 n^g them and it is perfectly free from -• '>ywy objectionable substance, ''/' $yru,p of Figs is for sale by all drug' ancT$l bottles, but it is WW" e California Fig 8yrwp rinted on every Syrup <&.&&> pu mil pot MAfffeftS OP AdftlfcULtUfttSTS. TO SotHfe tf0 to bate ttlfits Ahoat tlon »f the Sail and fields ttotticnltttt* Vltltmltnt-e and cnUnfe. ot Potato Bulletin 22 of the New station says: The potato cr<^ is liable to serious losses from two sources, Which losses are to a great extent preventable, 'these two sources of loss are the Colorado bee tie, or potato bug, aiid the blight 51? rttst. Evefy lafmef knows how td deal With the potato bug. Paris green, is the sovereign remedy, but it is Only Within a edffi- paratively few years that a successful treatment has been found for the blight. It seeins now, however, that an effective remedy has been found in the Bordeaux mixture. CAtiSE OF BLiGfif, The blight is caused by the growth in the potato vines of minute parasitic plants, known as fungi. There are two distinct Species of funpi which prodnee the blight in potatoes—one, known botanically as Macrosporium solani, causes what is now known as the early blight, the other, Phytoph- thora infestans, causes the late blight which has been the most common and destructive. Blight, rust, and rot are the various names by which it has thus attacked ate Very likely todficsy, and great loss occurs, not only befote they are du# but even after they are stofed ifl the cellar, if the Conditions thete should ba favorable. %e threads of the fungus Iiv6 over wifltef in the tubers, whichj if used for sfi^d, serve to start the disease again the following If it can be avoided, potatoes which Vnowtt to be diseased of which have befeii gAm in & field attacked* by' the blight should not be used lor seed. However, a fentedy has been found Which, if used in season, seeing to be v&ry efflcieat in 6he6k* •ing of preventing the dist ease. This remedy is the Bordeaux miittii-e, whidh, wkeft applied to the vines, destroys the vitality of the spores with Which it comes in contact and thus prevents the infection of healthy plants, tt should be applied, if possible, before the disease makes its appearance, at least by the last of ouly, and the applications, should be repeated at intervals of ten to four* teen days, and oftener if the mixture is Washed off by rains, until the tubers have matured, Usually three anplica" tions will be sufficient but a fourth may sometimes be required, EXAMPLES. In experiments made in the summer of 1803, the vines on the sprayed plots remained green from one to four weeks longer than those on the un» tprayed plots. In one case the yield of merchantable potatoes from the sprayed plot feft. Some fine specimens of American tea nave been s6nt ffom Fayette, 0., this sea'soa to northern markets,, Snd, according to the New York Evening Post, the results of the sales seem to indicate that the culture of this t&fropin patts of the south may yet leftd to large fortunes. It is not get)" 6*ally known that attempts wei-6 made to establish tea gardens here before the War, and since the end of that outbreak systematic efforts have been fflade to revive the old gardens. Pro! .Massey oi the State agficttltUfal coi- lege has been instrumental in trying ito 6 l*ead information among the farm- els concerning the culture of tea, and & few have been induced to put out gardens. The tea sent from the old Smith farm this season brought 80 cents a pound, and some from the Stiinmerville gardens in South daro^ Una brought as high as $1 a pound. Last summer the tea cut at Summer- •viiie amounted to a dozen or two pounds, and this year several times that amount has been sold. Dr. Shep&rd says that the leaf grown in the south is better for black than for green tea and that the cost Of picking is about 25 cents a pound of cured tea. On & large scale, with the best apparatus for gathering and curing, this cost might be largely reduced, He feels confident, however, that cheap rate culture could never be made profitable here on account of the lower wages that rule in Japan and India and China, but the higher grade teas can be grown Take no Substitute for Royal Baking Powder Pure Absolutely All others contain alum or ammonia. :\ A GROUP OF ANGORA GOATS.—FARMERS' REVIEW. been called. Tfiis disease seems to have been especially prevalent during the last few years, doubtless owing to the peculiar conditions presented by the weather, a warm and moist season being most favorable to its development; , TIME OF Ari'BABANCB. It usually makes its first appearance during the month of August when the vines of the later varieties are in full growth. Early varieties often escape its attacks altogether. The leaves are the first to show its effects. They become more or less discolored, then begin at the edge to turn brown and curl up, or, if the weather be very damp, to rot. If a leaf which, is only partly dead, is 'closely examined there will be seen on the under surface, especially along either side of the line separating the dead portion from the living, a very fine white fuzg; this consists of the ' spore stalks of the fungus which, is growing within, the tissues of the leaf and which constitutes ^tlie sole cause - of the disease, If a portion of the lea* thus affected be ' placed wpder a suitable power of the microscope, the fine white brancWuiT stalks, way be plainly seejj growing out of the breathing pores Qr^toreata in the epidermis, sometimes one and. sometimes several growing from a'aingje openings P» t>J?e sid,es aijd tips of th^ir branches, will •be B§§» Jittle. whifce e£g-sh,ap§d b.pd,iesj the,s,e aye. tbe jpprgs gr - se§d 9! ' », 9M85 If. the interim pf I wjll " those of the thread§ bodi7 FPP?«R & l <MJtt3n .}«*?» »!• was about one-third greater than that from a similar unsprayed plot, while cm two other sprayed plots the yield* was one-half greater than on,t'he unsprayed plot In another case, in a different field, a small sprayed plot yielded three times as many merchantable potatoes as the corresponding unsprayed plot, while the weight of rotten potatoes on the unsprayed plot was three times as great as on the sprayed plot. SEEDLESS GRAPES—It has been stated in a recent essay by a prominent horticulturist that seedless grapes are produced" by growing a plant from cuttings for several successive generations. The theory is that a plant becomes'accustomed to,this mode of propagation.,' and then ' the natural process of'producing seeds becomes abortive ^by disuse. While those of wide experience may smile at this speculation, it is really one on which many • scientific men, differ, That there is no 'ground whatever for -believing that seedless grapes can be produced injthis way is evident from the'cftse pf l^e red currant in our gardens. *! Whis * has been contiw'tyousiy propagated b,$r<cuttings frbm$ie time when the Romans haf sway' in *England, and yet, as it is well hnpwn^it produces seeds as 'freely tO' d ey as if it'had been raised 'continuously from seeds for a couple of thousand >f years, Juj&t bow nature 4oes produce the ieedless grapes, is fee^ yet well ; a»d the honest answer to the hew ^gfljeis grapes with considerable profit Dr. Shepard is increasing- his tea gardens every year, and when the plants are old enough to yield good crops he proposes to put in good machinery and start into tea selling or money. Prof v Massey says that the finest tea he ever tasted .was grown in the south, and he has no doubt but it will be a future profitable crop , in the Carolinas. Mr. Jackson, an expert tea grower from Assam, who had charge of the Summerville •> plantation under Gen, Le Due, says that with negro' labor he c~an raise tea more cheaply than is done with coolie labor in India, because of its greater reliability. In regard to the hardiness of the tea plant, all observers seem to agree that north of thirty'five degrees it is unwise to attempt to cultivate it, Around Old Point; Comfort, where some plants- have been growing more or less feebly for years, the winters cut the plants badly, and on the upper part of the Delaware peninsular they were en* tirelyv Billed. But south of thest? points, in the« piney woods country extending from Raleigh to the gulf, tea plants can he grown with great s.uco£jjjs., and the time may not be fa* distant whes American tea will com,* peteppejayin the market with that ~ vs —edjrom Qhina, Japan and India. shipped - NO other jw is > nearly so.popniar ampng anuRe, in replies tp gypwers asking found tp hg staple ' ..roa^ure tjnjes,, ' ftiffg- DON'T KNOW HOW TO PLAN. of ; one. 'to replies, an^pngr jTiTrtir ^W* < nwn*v*£k*i 4 1 * <MO vvf ft b A«nv« ~^ Yofrk'8 Tenements th6 ResnU of Ifc- rlorance ot Scientific Planning;. The greatest evil which ever befell New York city was the division ot the blocks into lots of 25 by 100 feet, says Scribner. .So true is this that no other disaster can for a moment be compared with it. Fires, pestilence and financial trouble are as nothing in comparison, for from this division has arisen the Now York system of tenement-houses, the worst curse which ever afflicted any great community. The fact that so much of the land is held in such parcels is our misfortune, but the obstacle is not insuperable, as shown by our office buildings. The difficulty has arisen and persistently flourishes Giving entirely to our lack of knowledge of tho art of scientific planning. For who would wasto money in erecting unnecessary walls, halls, etc., if lie knew how to obtain the same amount of rentable space much better lighted without them? By the present system the ground is encumbered, tho light, obstructed, and the structure rendered unhealthy and unfit to live in, and all this is accomplished at a vastly increased expense over what the same rentable space, well lighted might be obtained for. Great suras of money aro yearly squandered upon making the structure unfit to live in. Then other great sums are contributed by charitable people to relieve the distress which these horrible structures engender. Hospitals are kept full, children die, misery,, disease and crime flourisheth. because people are huddled together without light and air, and all this happens simply because the principles of economical planning are not understood. Home-Seekers' Excursion. The Chicago Great Western railway will run three home-seekers' excursions, namely, on Sept. IHh, Sept. 25th and Oct.. Oth, 1894; Tickets will be sold from all stations to points in the north, south and west at one first-class limited fare,.plus $2 for the round trip. Apply to Chicago Great Western railway ticket agents, who will take pleasure in securing sleeping car accommodations and furnish: all necessary information, or address, F. H. Lord, G. P. & T. A , Chicago, Tlie : bible contains 3.5S0.48!)letters, 773,092 wdVds, 31,173 verses. 1,1&9 chanters and CO "books." •'. Three Home Seekers' Excursions To all parts of the West and Nortwest via the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Kail- way at practically half rates. Round trip tickets, good for return passage within twenty days from date of sale, will be sold on September 11, aod 25 and October 9,1804. For further information applv to the nearest coupon ticket agent or address G H. Heafl'drd, General Passenger and Ticket Agent. Chicago, 111, The Salvation Army is planning to enter the Hawaiian Islands. LIGHT AND LUDICROUS, H. and H. Will clean Silks, Woolen Goods. Ribbons, Curtains and Carpets. Unequnled for denning house, killing moths and renovating grease spots. Price 15c, % oakea (or 25c. For sale everywhere. Address IT, & 11., Den Molnes, Iowa. , Ribbons came into use in Europe during the crusades; If the Baby is Cutting Teeth. Be sure and use that old and veil-tried remedy, Mug. WiKStow'sSooTiiiNO Svnup fpr Children Teething- Germany, now rivals France in glass coloring. _ i liegeman's CHinpUorlun wllli Glycerine, Cures Chapped Hands fin d Face, Tend fv or Sore Feet. Chilblains, tiles, &q, q, G, Clark Co., New Haven, ctl Truth always travels in the middle of ths road, up matter ffh,om it meets, • Karl's Cloyer Root Tea, The great Blood pui' rreslmews tind clearness vo Die Completion and cures ConsUtfaUoo, ii5u,,5Qu,,f 1, A thousand people, want to live long to where one wants to live well, v Hanson's Radical , cough, cure, gives Jm, mediate relief and cures when others fail', The man who would fee strpog }n mind must feed onfaQts, ' > -•• • "A. Cup of J»ft**a' Ten a.t'#igbt moves the bowels in the rooming," j. , . , ' Nojears are shed when -the map dies syjjp bag lived only fgr himself. • , ' . J Is Catmrrh Cure infernally, Jim—Harry hasn't cut his hftlr lor forty years. John—Why, is he bald? Jim—No, he lets his barber cut it. Gtranger—t)o you belong to this city? Denizen—No, Oi don't; the city belongs to me. Oi'm a member of the fooree. Mrs. Hauton—Don't you know, my dear, it is extremely bad form to turn and look after a gentleman in the street? Daughter—Yes, but, mamma, I was only looking to see if ho was looking to see if I was looking-} that's all. Carleton—Did you hear that Giddi- boy and his wife had had frequent quarrels since their marriage? Montauk—I don't believe it; they live itt one of those measley little flats where there is not even room for an argument. First Charmer—How is that novel you are reading there? Second'' Charmer—Ach! disappointing, very. A handsome young in tin is madly in love with a beautiful young lady; but fancy, how absurd—the simple fellow has no money. > A Cruel Misunderstanding. Minnie—"She was engaged to be married to a handsome young fellow she met at Bar Harbor last year, but there was a cruel misunderstanding." May—"What was it?" Minnie—"He understood her father had money." teee h, oft IHONKV is K.ETUUNEKK The" woman who is tired, and has heavy, dragging-down sensations, pain in the back, and headache, should take warning in time. Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription Is tho best tonic and nervine at this time. It's a positive remedy for all irregularities, weaknesses and derangements of the female, system. Tho "Prescription"^ cures Ulceration .and! Falling of the Womb,' Leucorrhea and Uterine debility. Miss MAOGIE CHOW- I/EY, of Jamestown* ff. Y., says: "I feel as if I had a now lease of life since taking: tho 'Prescription.' 1 trust that others will find the -. same benefit from your' wonderful medicine as I have." Miss THE 1'lM.N OF SELMNG MEDICINES OH TRIAL. IS PECUUArt TO SEPT, lltli, SEPT. 25*. OCT.9tfi On these dates Hound-Trip Tickets will be sold from Chicago, Peorla, St. Louis, and other stations on the 0. B. & Q. K. K.. to the principal cities and farming regions of the Northwest, West,and Southwest AT LOW RATES Many connecting railways will also sell Harvest Excursion Tickets, on same terms, over this' route, The undersigned or any agent Of 'thai Burlington Kpiite, and most ticket agents ot con,'" neptlng railways east of the MisslssipprJUver.f will supply applicants with Harrest Excursion folders giving full particulars. • t ;•'; P, S. EIISTIS Gan'l P>«V«ni4 TV.1,.* i_«..f s> ' > 1 -v , rtl 1 '" J '/l ' %*j$ Does Your County • ' , People'? Bfcjjii pjpery, ;-| - ' IB th* p8J9lftl'N^ttona.l .Hefonn

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