ALQONA REPUBLICAN tfoft arid tfjAt he will hotfctyfortr, Scl the political quacks Would b« worse thaft any pffg&ihlfl tirrrt* of I UUO JO»1| IU tWUTIMIVO 4 .»..*.... *»* •, 81* month*, in ,id«*fi««" ........ 75 , three Mftfeth. in idttttt... ..... 40 «rd«»td THAN WARTAHWF." We have become so accustomed to hearing the tariff of 1861 spoken of as *%ar tariff that when we come across the history of its enactment and find ihat it passed the house of representatives when there was no reason to apprehend a civil war, arid that it became a law before the first shot Was fired at fort Sumptet-j the fact strikes us with surprise. That act Was passed for the relief of the prostrate industries of the nation and of a bankrupt treasury ^both of which were the result of the free trade policy then in force. tinder Pres* ideut Buchanan the treasury became bankrupt and was compelled to go in debt nearly sixty million dollars and •was payings to 12 per cent, interest. The existiug free trade tariff had failed to raise the money needed for the small expenses of the government, while the industries of the country had been wrecked and business was stagnant, to which state of things President Buchanan bore witness in his messages. The bill was introduced in the house by Justin V. Morriil, of Vermont, March 12, 1*60, before. any of the pres idential conventions .had been held. Though the republican's were in » minority in the house, the, needs of the country were so pressing that nine democrats and nine Americans voted with them and passed the bill, but it did not pass the senate until Feb. 20, 1861. It was signed by Buchanan only two days before the expiration of his term. His approval was a confession of the absolute failure and collapse of free trade by the accredited leader of the democratic party at that time. If any' tariff law that ever was passed was entitled to be called, in the language of Senator Hill, "a worse than war tariff," that distinction was due to the tariff of 1861, if merely its purpose is to be considered, for it was intended to relieve a Vworsethan war" condition, brought about by free trade. It was enacted, not to provide for the necessities of war, though iteventuallv did that, but to relieve the country from the distress inflicted by free trade laws. With a wise and business-like tariff system the country rose above the Ruinous conditions which free trade always makes, and retrieved the losses inflicted by the war, giving to the world a spectacle of recuperation and industrial and commercial development such as never was seen in any other land or time. f H to a Rftl>WftLtOA» pArftf Ntpfc the Humboldt independent says that the administration "don't have to haVetho support of the Independent," which is & fact. It was a coincidence that it didn't have to have the support of the democrat" Ic tfntted States senate for its tariff policy;It didn't have to have the support Of the democrats of Vermont, Maine and Connecticut. It didn't have to have the support of the New ¥ork democratic convention, which kicked out every ffieftd Cleveland had and put up his arch-enemy for governor. It don't have to have the support of the grand old democratic state of Georgia. It don't have to have the Support of the planters of Louisiana, nor the Tilmanite masters of South Carolina. It don't have to have the supportof the democrats of Iowa, who have put up half a dozen congressional candidates who would if elected be against it every day In the week. When the election returns coine in it will be apparent that it does not have to have the support of a demo-j cratic house. The democratic administration is fortunate in being so well fixed that it can get along without the democratic party, and the latter will be the recipient of well timed congratulations two years from now if it finds Itself so delightfully "self-supporting" that it can get along all right without an administration. 6ratic party &td ifl ltd ability Id leffslato in the interests of a peOble like otifs.** < The Courier has 86ljn to tactn* is not a tai in the case 6! sugar, this is demorftlliihg. Th6 dpifrderatS nl- ways insisted that the tariff was £ ta* &nd that theff^ was no eXc6ptiofi to the fnle. The republicans conceded that it was a ta* on sugar, and so there Was One thing both sides agreed oh. But now, where are we at? "fto lives would have beefi lost in, last Friday's windstorm if those Who were killed had takfch refuge in caves," says the State Register. There wouldn't haVe been anybody burnt in Sodom if they had known how it Was goitig to rain, Sailed the §fei«s f| Mltia With tht Demoti of Ceath. There are some people who are opposed to protection because they regard it a selfish policy. They say we ( should not think only of ourselves, but should help out the laborers in foreign countries, which free trade does. McKinley, in his speech at Pontiac, Michigan, last week, said som'e^ thing which it would be well for-such theorists to remember: ; • "Our conditions," said Qov. McKinley, "are different from : European conditions, and we want to keep them different. We want American condition—conditions that will encourage and produce the best and highest citizenship, and we cannot maintain our markets unless we put a tariff on the products which come into this country in competition with our own and in competition with our own wages. The wages will have to come down or the foreigner will get this market. If wages are reduced, then we lower the American standard and In my judgment we thereby necessarilly degrade American citizenship, and I am opposed to that." Ingersoll has again been lecturing in Chicago against the Bible under the auspices of the Press Club, which the Inter Ocean explains is not representative of the newspaper people of the city. Of Ingersoll's effort the Inter Ocean says: "As to the lecture itself, it was but a .rehash of the Ingersoll ism of twenty years ago. Jokes that have b9coine stale by repetition, sarcasms that are shattered by frequent hurling against impregnable conviction, philosophies that have been pricked into collapse, enlivened'.by rhetoric whose charm "age doth not wither nor custom stale," were Mr. Ingersoll's offering. . We regret that it is only in bitterness that Mr. Ingersoll increases.wi.th age, By nature he is of a sunny temper." Chairman Wilson to the London merchants: "Our protectionists have been building defenses to keep you and other nations frotn competing with us in our home market. The tariff reformers are •breaking down these defenses." Register: 'A year ago in Massachusetts both parties spoke hopefully of the principle of the referendum. This year there is no mention of it in either the republican or democratic platform* It has gone the way of other fads and faddists. It Is the same in Indiana with Harrison as it was with McKinley in Iowa and all the other states of the west. There are no halls big enough to hold the people who come but to hear him. This is a republican year. . Howard, vice-president of the A. R. U. and a prominent leader in the great railway strikes of last summer, had his pcck- ets picked last week and he reported to the police the loss of about twenty railroad passes.-- : •'•••' I • i ' . ; . - i ------ Ji_-._ *r_ . ^ Cleveland is at the head of a trust which has bought up for small sums all the available land on Buzzard's Bay: His associates are all reformers. e§ffisd by th'« ta Mrtchftll catihty ebttbfrdMied-^ f hsy ttave seen Rttuthtd. TUB KEFtTBLiCAtt has been Vindicated. Ita Hidst luipfobable c^cibfje yarn has beefi vefJtiert, not iu detail but Jet in substance* The fcfutik that was cat* Med t'rott. Kossuib tu Mitchell cotmty hag not turned up,btitthepapet8 wlilcn Wrte said to identify theft as the pfd* petty of & KusSUlIi' <*OUB* ty farmer have tUffied , up and tbey have been ifitutned to theif KossUlh eoiilily 6Wuei ; 8 is Lust week fftd PdM|)e received liue of his old tax receipts froitt a Mitchell county man living near Usage who found it iu the eyclanels track, and Caiviti Ba> tick has received a letter written liitn some tittle ago by his father which Was found iu the same neighbor.hood. The latter seeing to have reached the eud'of its cyclone trip without envelope r or any other mark to show to whoai it was written, and so was sent to the address of ita writer, who has sent it on to his Son here. The cyclone swept Mitchell county at about ten o'clock, and so those papers were in the air two hours, and probably ut a very high altitude. The distance traveled was about sev- etity-flve miles. AT MOBEBAf E AT MATSON & McCALL'S. daibfalth's Dodge street entrance, JUDGE CARR IS HONORED. POPULIST HUMBUG. Populism has a hard, time of to'to answer the question how, with double the money already in the country that the country is using or can ujse under the existing condition of democratic depression, it is going to help matters by the unlimited coinage of silver dollars. The Dubuque Telegraph, which is the foremost Iowa advocate of free silver, tries to light up the darkness of the financial night by volunteering the suggestion that with an increased supply of money relatively to,'the demand money would be cheaper. This is a sound enough rule applied to commodities, but when we speak of a supply in that sense everybody knows that it is now double the demand, as shown by the half of our nominal circulation lying idle. The truth seems to be that the only demand for money which is not met by the present supply is a demand for half weight dollars to pay debts representing full- weight dollars. If that is what is wanted free coinage* at the ratio proposed is the expedient by which such dollars might be had, for less than sixty dollars in gold will buy enough silver with wlijch to coin one hundred of the proposed silver dollars, But anybody , who proposes such a scheme as a means of increasing the volume of money in circulation is misr taken in his calculations, for there is nothing in finance more certain than that bftlf-weight legal tender dollars wpqjd throw the six hundred millions of gold dollars out of circulation as money, and SQ contract the currency as it was never contracted before. There is nobody in this free ; : coinage move* j»ent wjjo is sure of the end he seeks through it except the, man wbo wants to scale down and repudiate his debts by 49 to 5Q per pent- 8t the expense of the complete financial demoralization of the Jaijd.. To opbgdy eJs6 is there any* tbipgin JMs popnlist movement, So far AS being a statesmanrUkescheme fpr of $e general pyos* tb§ country ft j§ a, dejujipn and a fraud/ TWsyeviaenily,. is fcfee belief of ijj!i$;y : njpe Jnip^reatUs of United State e CQjjfa,try The great plea for Mr. Hoflus^or audi; tor is that he only had one term'. He?in fact, had two terms. He was elected for two years and the legislature gave him a term of one year more, with the object;of haying the terms of auditor and treasurer expire in diiferent years. Mr.-ljofius had three years in the office, and the republicans thought ho had been •• treated generously. It would take along while to go around if we set out to give every republican equally capable and deserving a term of three years and the REPUBLICAN will add that it seems a trifle cheeky for any democrat who has had.such favor shown him in a republican county to cpme around asking for another term. Editor Sinclair, of the Buffalo Center Tribune, comments, in part, as follows, on Mr. Dolliver's speech at that place: It has been the good fortune of the writer to hear many eloquent and forcible speeches from Mr. Dolliver in past years but never have we heard him surpass the efforts of Tuesday evening, He has dropped much of the flourish of former years, and is now the plain matter of fact speaker who devotes his time to the delivery , of convincing argument, backed up by facts and figures in such a manner as to make them absolutely indisputable. His address was notable for its fairness and unprejudiced candor. _ The anti-Tammany democrats of New York have put up an independent candidate for governor against Hill. It was a last nail in Hill's coffin. Along with the loss of the state to Tammany will probably go the loss of the city government. The Lexow committee a,re showing up monstrous iniquities of municipal administration, and honest democrats are turning jn with the republicans to oust Tammany. The Keokuk Anzeiger, the leading German paper of southeastern Iowa, and al A CASE OF PURE CUSSEDNESS. Wesley Reporter: The devil seems to have a grudge againsc Wesley, for while town possesses as good and generous lot of people as can be found on earth there is no doubt but what it also possesses some of the most contempt- able beings that ever God put breath in. Thev stole from the cyclone sufferers, they rob hen roosts, steal coal, upset juuiber and commit all kinds of deviltry: Tbeir latest freak has been to saw off and carry awny about twenty feet of sidewalk in front of Mayor Barrett's residence last night. . Both Mr. Barrett and Mr. Prink heard the sawing butthought.of course, it was some ;of the neighbors cutting kindling, and not until this morning was the real cause known. <•< Whatever motives prompted the parties to commit such a low-lived act we know noty but nevertheless the offense is a serious one and .which the Incbr- poiiation is interested in and will-'BO doubt give the offenders the full 'benefit of the law, which means a term 'in tliepeb.' " , • IOWA. EPWORTH LEAGUE. 1 The Fifth Annual Convention of the Iowa Epworth League will be held -in First M. E. Church, Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 1 to 4. One thousand delegates are expected to be present. A rate of one and a third fare has been riaade 1 by all railroads in the State. Delegates should be sure to get certificates from agent with ticket. Entertainment will be furnished by the Epworth Leaguers of Des Moines to all delegates. The convention will commence on Thursday evening with a grand league rally and reception and will close on Sunday night at 12. Teachers and students are especially requested to avail themselves of this opportunity to visit the convention. Every league in the State is entitled to two delegates. Programs will be mailed to each League. F. C. MEAD, West Liberty, Pres, FRANK L. LOVELAND, bee. ways heretofore democratic, out last week for the republican ticket, and in a two-column editorial denounced democracy, The editor, George Henzel, says that he and all liberal Germans want to be on the side of good government and that the republican party represents that, The Sioux CJty Journal's experiment with typo*setj4ng, or r^tlier type-casting, machine^ is $, compjete success, at 'least; In a mechanical point Of view. The Journal never looUecJ ha,p4§omer than since it began using the maobjnes, Wkely the sue-* cess of the invention in the great city offices is but the prophecy of a time \vjien it wjlj g ) into the country offices, THE ANTHSNIAN SOCIETY. At the regular meeting of the society last Thursday evening the following program was given: Boll call with quotations from Shakspearo. Recitation Gertrude Neilsen Society Journal.... •..,,. ' Nettie Edmunds, B. 0. Norton Oration..", ..Lawrence Wilkinson Essay Frances Kreithe i Debate. Resolved That the prohibition" of the sale of intoxicating liquor would be njoro benefloial than the prohibition of slavery. Affirmative ,.,, W. H, Williams, Jewel Patterson Negative.,, •'.... , B. E. Johnson, Lute Stacy Duot , :. • Clara Olson, Carol Neilson Reading ' Olive Salisbury, Helen Eddy There was a full attendance and much interest was manifested in the exercises. The Journal was bright arjd contained some school bits which were received with marked applause. The debate was spirited, speakers on the afflrnoative having evidently given es* pecial care to prepare and present of- fect-iye arguments, but for some reason iu tjudges decided in favor of,thenega« .— The undersigned have sold out and all parties haviiig an account; will please call and settle at & to loan oo long or short to, 0. A| Walker Bros,' •FresU < It fe the best. The republicans have renewed in his stumping tQijr of last week to be proyd of thei! 1 ex-j?rosjden,t, Harrison, jie is. one of most effective fiajBRftigners the $s bayiug a one of }ts ablest 1 gales agent wanted fop gpna ana vicinity. Liberal coma BiQQs p^ia, ana we furnisb the bests t eowplete piitflt §yer proviaeo: b,0«se, Write »t «»!?e for ter or 3: The Close of Judge Cart's Career on the Bench is Signalized by an Elegant Present from the Algona Bar. At the close of the October : term, of theKoasutli county district court,whjch marked the close as well of Judge Carr's official term, the Algona bar presented him with an elegant gold watch. The presentation speech was made by Quo. E. Clarke in the following words: I believe, your honor, that your judicial career is now closed, and with it the associations of yourself as judge and the members of this bar, and at this time I have .been asked by the members of the bar to express to y6u the high appreciation which we hold of your services during the time that you have'presided here as judge. I think it seldom falls to the lot of a bar to have during eight year* a judge who could be so thoroughly appreciated and respected as has been the lot of your honor during the time of your administration. We want to express to you at this time that we appreciate the many coutesies and the uniform kindness we have received at your hands. ' Judge Carr responded as follows: .,' "Gentlemen of the bar and officers of Kossuth county: I thank you most sincerely for the kind and pleasant words which have been spoken in your behalf by Brother Clarke and for this elegant token of your respect and esteem. • "As my memory goes back in review of my experience during the past eight years, as presiding judge ot this court, and returns freighted with so'many happy re-' collections and reminiscences, the realiza- tion'that the'relations so long and happily sustained are now about to be severed forever brings with it many .painful regrets and a great degree of sad,ness. Vyo.seem. ta be so constituted by< natiire as to 4r,ead a radical change in our lives, and especially so when,-that>''chango necessitates) MIQ breaking.up of the environments by which; we have been for so'long .a time surround- 'ed. And tihat feeling is •intensified when those environments are of a' pleasing and satisfactory character,'and when the change necessitates the severing to some 'extent at least of valued friendship; ! "I say. to you, gentlemen, in all sincerity, that 1 have this feeling in its most intensified form at this moment. It always has been a pleasure to me to hold court fn Algona, and I have always looked forward to holding court in this county. Some of the v.ery happiest hours of my judicial career have been spent in this courtroom. Such has been the uniform treatment which this bar has accorded me as a judge and as a man as to arouse in me a feeling of deep and lasting friendship. "The officers of this court have always been capable and zealous in the performance of their duties, making the work of the court pleasant and profitable. There is no language, gentlemen, that I can use that would fully express to you the appreciation of many kindnesses, and in conclusion, as I. am about to sever forever these relations, I say to jou with all sincerity that I wish for you and all the full measure of success and happiness, to which you are certainly entitled." At the close of Judge Carr's speech, W B, Quarton, on behalf of the bar, presented the folio wing resolutions and asked to have them placed upon the records of the Court, which was so or* dered: '•-."• Whereas, The Hon, Geo, H, Carr, who has been the presiding judge in this county fur the eight years last past, who resigned his office and is now closing his last term of court which he is to hold as said judge, « "Whereas, We deem this to be a fitting and proper time to express our unanimous appreciation of his eminent legal ability, integrity, fairness, impartiality and condor and of his uniform courtesy and kind' ness which has ever characterized the adf miration and affection of the members of this association and of the public at large, "Therefore, Be it resolved that we ex» press to the Hon, Geo. H. Carr, in this the last term of bis judicial career in his pre/ sent capacity, our sincere, cordial and enduring asteem and appreciation of his many judicial abilities, and congratulate him upon the able and brilliant record which he has ma4e as judge of'this court dqring these years, and we pledge to bjm both now ana for the future our, warmest friendship and best wishes, .,,,»,> Resolved, That these resolutions he placed upon the records of this court and we ask at this time aa order from th allowing the clerk so to do, p j. o. B, F, M, TAYfcOH, Com, The wteh was very elegant inscribed as We are Differing a Job Lot of Book Cases AND- Writing Desks Very Cheap. We are also prepared to give bargains in SIDE BOARDS, CHAMBER SUITS and PARLOR GOODS. ; Gall and loook our Stock over when in need of FUENITURE..... ... A. D. McGregor. Spurbeck & Lambert, MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN T nnlrc PiQtornQ PPDOTHOM dEo, Ulblulllb, liludllluly We will save you money on the following: Belting of all kinds-leather, Gandy and rul> r ber; complete stock otEnclnenr's Supplies; Ras Pipe and IHtlnijH; Globe Valves; all kindfc' of Steam Fittings, Hose and Hose Fittings; Oils, of'all kinds, We have a large stock of Cylinder Oil and Oup Grease a specialty. Large stock 'of otlier goods too numerous to mention , ;ive in a call. Factory and supply house near 0. & N. W. Depot. I, DRAIN TILE! —-AT$12,00 PER M, ON OABUUIGONA, ARRIVAL and' DEPARW'OM^ U, Hamilton g lltOftWlW PWfi!lg?r9 W'|reJgl)li s «sa|rj|espassengers ' ftO *.T«lJS» ? fc »nr»-?f • ?3 If^igtit carries , Roofing anfl fajieyajt flea ': ; : ..,U£ttpN SCHOOL MEETING.^ • UwipN, October 16.—The township meeting of .Union was held at A. Gllrnpur's Mohdayi for the purpose of raisins funds to build two new school houses. Both the JTrink and Schenck school houses were blown away on that fatal night of Sept. 21st. 1 Quite a large number asssmblcd and the bone of contention was whether the school board should build on the old sites. By a vote of more than twelve to one the board was instructed to build on corners contemplated by law. This was declared out of yrder as the law plainly says the board shall locate the school • sites regardless of the wishes ol a large majority of the voters and tno board, or part of it,' insist on having their own way regardless of the fact that a motion was carried by an overwhelming majority that it Is the sense, of this meeting that the school houses should be located on the corners contemplated by law. Fifteen hundred dollars was voted for three new school houses to be located as follows: One at the corners of sees, 3, 4,9 and 10; one at the center of the township and one two miles east of the center. Threats were made to carry the contest to the State superintendent in cape the board did'not carry out the wishes of the large majority of the people. AND DRILLING. We have machinery of all sizes for boring or.,, i arming wells. Water guaranteed'Or no pay. Call on or address, GALL1ON BROS., Bancroft, Ia. T MONEY! On Real Estate. HOXIE & BRUNSON. GEO. W. HAWKINS, JEWELER, BURT, IOWA. ., MRS. F. E. EDDY, PHOTOARP; WESLEY,; /: IQMi> .
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