The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on January 2, 1895 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 2, 1895
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WPIGS At •$&& fhesnecessdf the present mum in its financial mdVeSisillus ttated by the fact thatthe gdldresetve,- which it was the dbject df the sflfty* ffiillidn issue df government bonds to bdlster up, was kept by means df it up to the legal level eight days. The bank* era have given Cleveland td understand that if he Will tduch the button they Will do the rest, and do it quick, * * . * s •' ' It seems to the BJEPUBLICAIJ that Congressmen Dolliver, Cousins, Hager, Henderson, Perkins, Lacey and tfpde- graff, in voting against the bill eite'nd- ing to .railroads the right td podl their earnings, vdiced the sentiments of the people df their state, rather than Gear," Hepburn Hull and Hayes who'voted for it. It Idoks like a measure to charter the greatest trust in the world,^ It passed the house by a great majority, but that is no criterion by which its wisdom is to be judged. It's a queer house. * * * '... A great deal of foolishness is being uttered these days by a section of the republican press about "McKinley- ism," by editors who know better, and which is plainly for effect merely. It seems to be the method of all the boomers of presidential candidates other than McKinley to make their campaign distinctively against the latter by identifying him with an extreme view of protection not held by the great body of the republican pai;ty. The evident intention is to raise a false issue. If any party ever was unified on any question the republican party is so dn the question of affording protection to American industries and American labor. And undoubtedly what the republican party has in mind is not a moderate or a half way protection, but a full and adequate protection of every American interest, and especially the mentenance of high wages to labor. If any issue exists within the republican party not wholly invented and fictitious it must h^ye reference to some other matter, as for instance the multiform financial^ question. If Major McKinley had succeeded in his candidacy for speaker of the house of representatives there Wdji^dj have been no McKinley tariff; bill;'jit would 'have been the KeedbillJ-Iti would have 1 been the same bill substantially if not literally. But, then ; w<B should have had no Czar Eeed: it would have been^ Czar McKinley. The attempt to picture- Tom Beedas a man'of.phenomenal moderation is something to produce a smile. Por what object was it that he counted his quorum and thereby won'; his title but to give':;the McKinley pill; the one chance of its passage and thus; to saddle " McKinleyism" upon the •country? The logic, .of the situation was to make ; the speaker, whoever hief might be, a Czar,landi td give to the tariff bill the name of jibe chairman of the committee 6h ; Ways and means. But the success.of $be republican; party next year will not ,me.a.n the; reenactr.; xnent of the McKinley 'law in "detail/ It ought not to be necessary td explain that in these times industrial jcpnjdi- tidns and needs change very rapidly,; 1 and that td meet Changed condition^ we must have ch&jiged laws-ii'Th'tf whole matter was put by congressman Dingley, of Maine, in plain terms in answer to the question whether the return 1 of .republicanism td power wduld mean ttie re : enactment df " Mc- Kinleyism : That depends upon what you mean by " McKinleyism." If you mean every rate and schedule of the tariff act of 1890, then I reply "no;" but if you mean tbe protective principle, the policy of imposing upon competing imports duties equivalent at least to the difference of cost of production and distribiitkmihqre and abroad, 'Wising mainly froiin 1 . otiri higher,wages, 5 which is the underlying principlepf ^he tariff of 1890, then I replyryes," The prjn^ 'eiple of protection is permanent, and the republican party stands by it. The rates , required to carry that principle Into of-i , feet change as industrial conditions change, , , ItUs agaio&t truth/such as this, sell*, evident if the country bad not given' , fr§p trade its death blow in tbe No* vejnber electipns, .thatthe anti'MoKin* ley campaign is beinf? run in this state and elsewhere, ; / * •* * Senator Funk is sppken of among. , tbi,rest for governorvand a good one' . he would make, But there is grea 4<mbt About Funk's wanting the ppsi '/tjpn, Mr, Funk eajs jn a e4itorjai reference to, \anofcber ' s , wjjp'bas been very favorably, porous, newspaper ijon of bis ambttion ^p have feoown gopa aaya the Webster City freeman. And he should be a matt of sufficient sand td ofiidice the faws df the state, what* ever they may be, says the fteew BUnydtireye dvel the list of Mei Wftt«WeffcS§ytfcffl: Mills Siid fifi* fiuSiflgSS Hftd f&S* Buildiftp, Candidates who bdb up serenely at the fordspect of a dress parade campaign and a sure majority^ and see hdw many of them will coaie up to the Larrabee standard. * * * The B,EPtj6ticAii feels that it holds a different reiation'to the present mulct law from that Which it held towards the law which in the greater part of the state it nullifies. This paper has something of a record as a supporter of prohibitidn df the liqtidr traffic, not on- Jy as a right thing in principle but as an efficient means o£ actual suppression. It still believes that an honest iind determined effort to enfdrce such legislation in this state would be successful to a reasonable degree, and that such enforcement would confer upon the state greater benefits than could be conferred by any other law whatever,inasmuch as the traffic aimed at is the greatest curse from which so- Alfdna'S improvements fot. i89£» though ndt making as long a list as fdf? ciety suffers. It would have been our way to retain the rightepus statute, unimpaired by any clause suspending its penalties, in any case or for any money, and to put men in office who had the courage to stamp out the anarchist spirit of the saloon. But after ten years of prohibition, during four years of which we had a man for governor who made it his main business to break down the law, the legislature passed a law which has operated to nullify prohibition in the greater part of the state, and rightly the friends of the old law now feel that the burden of responsibility and likewise the burden of proof has been shifted from their shoulders and upon the shoulders of those who enacted the so-called mulct law. The latter are of course very much surprised now to find thatthe temperance question is : still in politics. Prohibition was "unloaded," we were given to understand, to take the temperance question out of politics, but the animated discussion that is now going on would seem to indicate that it is still in, and other facts might indi-. cate that it is still loaded. Some bf our republican brethren .write articles about it every day,; and aome of these articles imply 1 a lack .of {confidence in the political sagacity of the legislature of last winter. It is a, recent disqovery of numerous Iowa men that it is e'asier to break down a law which deals with the difficult question of temperance than it is to frame and enact a law to take its place that will not be liable to the same fate. v £• '!•';! '. ''•'• • * * * *i' : '•.'*'- -...'•! One of our contemppraoijsjj says it has been vindicated in its position on the strike question by the report of Abe investigating commission in the Pullman case.. If this is Intended otherwise than as a bit of htimor. it might be remarked that the next-thing will be ; to vindicate that report; # *. * The people'of this'state are to be congratulated upon the success and some fdfiner years Wer£ quite ant and are well Wdtth a brief ±eco.ttnt* ing by the patridtic citizen. The ex* penditures made by the eity gdVeW inent Were the greatest atid of the most far reaching benefit for many years— prdbably the mdst improftant. itt the history of the town, A 1,060 feet well was drilled, at a cost of Upwards df 48,* ooo, a $600 pump was put in, ah addi* tidn to the power hdUse was made td cdver the new well, and fdUr miles of water mains were laid, carrying .water to the greater part of the city Where it is called for, The work was Very rapidly and very efficiently carried forward under the direction of Supt. Dailey, and was brought to an end only by the long-delayed cold weather. It will be resumed in the spring. The water rents will from this time more than pay the running expenses of the system, The investment of private capital which ranks first in importance as well as in public benefit was that made by the flouring mill interest. We have had practically an addition of two first class mills. The J. J. Wilson mill, burned last winter, has been rebuilt on a much larger foundation and. filled with the latest ahd best milling machinery. It represents an investment of a clean $15,000. The Stacy & Jones mill has been given a thoroughly new outfit of new machinery and has had an addition made to it, and the betterment cannot fiigure much short of $5,000. These mills are not so large as the big trust mills of Minneapolis, but they cau do equally good work. That is a point 1 . The value of these mills, especially to the farming community, is quite incalculable. The only important business building put up during 1894, was by E. J. Gilmore. a fine 100 foot brick as handsome and serviceable a structure as we have. The residences erected during the year added substantially to the beauty of our streets. Among those who erected fine houses, some of them elegant as well as roomy and convenient, were F. M. Taylor, Esq., Theodore Chrischilles,'John Grove, Dr. J. M. Pride, Will IBeed, D.H. Hutchins, J. D. Shadle,; s and S^ S. Whitman. The'number WhdHave added'to their dwellings woulSV'rndke a'ldng list. A good start has'^be'en. made in the direction of better 'side 1 -' walks,.'i%, which line a 'great. work should;be.done in this year, 1895, A. D. Clarke has put down stone walks on'bis residence grounds, and A. • A:'Call, Judge Quartpn, Col. Ti P. Cooke, Gardner Cpwles, John.Groye and ,perh'aps others have laid concrete walks, Which The Swedish-Lutheran parsonage and J. .L. Sutjton'.s.residence , are amdng the creditable .structures belonging to 1894. Gco, B,.Galbraith is evolving a very large and very, fine residence on East State street; ;V fine prospects of tjieir; ^w literary enterprise, the Midland, 1 ' published by Jobnsdn Brigham, of Des Mdiries. This magazine was established just a year ago, "Within the twelvemonth it has more than met the modest prospectus of the pupUsber and more than justified the larger expectation of the people, Its cdntributidns are Substantially all by Idwa men and wdmen, We feel no ddubt that the pedple df this state will suppdrt the Midland, -and make it a permanent institution which he will occupy before'the winter is over. . Jas. Cowan "ijas.'a. cpmmddious house enclosed a few .ro'ds further east and on the 'opposite side of road. ' '.• •••; t THE GRANGE. the . internal fSlllzMsnifr-fJft, —.— „ Su6n fftggtinfa ttttd Sttett tf UgBMfcHHI, TftiS Wfta aft ftp itf "'--™-'- : and nearly evety class aed eaiHBj thfeif inletestSt afid tb§ ftfttfef StottW afid tflust have his ot be left behind for intelligent and 'Wfttattffflr.ftdvifflW' . o ««.„ ^flfg^idtt ot tnS baBK a _ 0 'efiftblesthem te.plaMA afge andiHfiuehtial Idbby at the,eaw» tal of our edtititry whenever any legls atidtt is pending which is likeij to be detrimental to their interests, pr whe»" ever they wanted Sdtae special legisla* tionettactedfdf their special benefit. This is alsd true df the irdn interests, the coal interests, the railroad intet ests, the manufacturers df dledmarg* rine, and in fact all the great interests of the cduntry were organized and ready td do battle fdr tlieif ttrdtectidii or td gain an advantage whenever at* oppdi-tunity presented, Hence they felt that it was necessa ry fdr the farming interest, the greatest of all, to organize, and be Watchful and ready to take prompt actidn when ever their interests required, Still others joined not alone fdr these reasons, but ior pecuniary reasons as well, and believing that farmers should co-operate together in buying and sel' ling, and while this last had not been as successful as they had hoped, yet they could point to many transactions where quite large savings had been made. And I might incidentally mention that the members of Algona Grange expect to save several hundred dollars from agents' prices by bulk ing their orders for fruit trees the coming spring, and dealing direct with some responsible nurseryman, anc thus being sure as well that the stock is true to name, which quite often proves otherwise when buying of unknown agents. And the fact was also brought out that there was much less competition in trade previous to the organization of the grange, than now and that there were very few tilings that the farmer could buy without do ing so through the regular channels o: trade; and if he did buy direct he paid the agents' commission anyway. Some meetings of the grange are farmers' institutes. We remember ou very interesting meeting this fall; the question being on the proper cultiva tion oi corn such dry years as the pres ent season. At next to the last meeting the Hil bill now before congress was discuss ed, and reolutions favoring its passagi were adopted and sent to members o congress. At some future meeting I think we shall discuss the president's plan of perpetuating the " National Banking System." And as questions come before congress for their consideration, Algona Grange will investigate their merits and discuss them also. We think this a proper way for an intelligent people to do, and to let ther members of congress know their views and wishes. It may be just possible that their member of congress is looking through a corporation 1 lawyer's spectacles and has forgotten.tbat'he.was there to serve the best interests of the whole country. •'" '"" 'J' > And now, Mr. 'Editor,' if this does not: find the waste basket, you'may hear from us again. Sec'y. ;• THE EDITOR'S CHRISTMAS.^ i So few have' : come in and'paid'up their subscriptions during, the past month that the editor's family will miss much that goes to make the holidays a time of pleasure. But tve are resolved to keep up appearances with the children and have turned over, a well worn pair of trousers to Mrs. B. who will construct a fine pair of pants for our oldest boy, while we have cdn- cluded to purchase fifteen cents' worth pf candy for the balance of our tlittle ones. The children enjoy these 1 occasions much more than grown people and we are resolved that our children shall not forget that it is Christmas in spite of the hard times brought on by the democratic party.—Port C. Barren in Pocahontas Kecord. •ta. atfe&JsMfrUJBffiiifefe^gj! nfflf MSI! ti MS IHisi Othet: Advance sheets of the bientilat fe^ port ot the SttpetlBiefifiefil; ftfPfiblift tBetf tietiott received at this effiee gi?e the statistic"! af the getumlB ef l«wa fdr theyeafisM, These sho : w thaHlrertf 1491 distrkt townships, 8,6W fade* peiidefit districts find fylSO Sub'distridbl in the whole state, and that the average period of teaching is 7.9 months during the yeah The total inifflbefef pupils in the sehddls was $22,981. The number of school houses is 18,8?9, attd their value is upwards 6f fifteen ffiill* idfl bf dollars, The teachefs received nearly five millions, la our own cpun* ty of Kdssuth, as this report shqws, we have 27 distf iet tdWHSliips, 1 independ* ent districts, 162 subdistricts, with 168 ungraded and 29 graded rodms, I Seven and one-half months was the average duratidnof our sehddls, There were 40 male teachers and 22? female, and the average rate df compensation Was $35,02 per mdnth for males and 31,42 fdr females, We have in this cdUnty 3,318 males and 2,933 females between the ages df 5 and 21, with a total enrollment of 4,406 and a tdtal average stfafi "My informed i Dodge tan imp I hate to turn a miin\a with the- you nothing better; mtathe eoiffitr farmers litfe? _„. .._ as cdmtfared with the tewni thsugh their efdp ml. _;,,, their hags iflay be dying What makes the townspeople : ask v Ah» jay friend, ft i&jL- sad story, Mt sit dotftfM t barrow and 1 will tell yMfti_, To start with, there are about churches in Fort Dddge, inot *;... the town has to support them] must know? five ehuwuies *W ample 1 fdr the great work e£ sal; btu Fort Dodge has a reputatid city, and she must live up 46 ,M. tatidn, When we'gd tdduTfd' church we have td chip in td Jhel; the heathen, and so we have nd fdr poor devils like ydU, We givejL fully td the great cause and wecoul get aldng withdut dur churches" what I say is in nd way a co Then a man in, my pdsitidn 'inusf Idng td sdcieties, dr he will notfaB the processidu at all; and thenit are clubs to which he must attach;! self; and there are circles and lite organizations and'nutUalimprdVe societies till you can't rest; andj these must be suppdrted-by thefito No one of these societies can, exist * * Cdngressman and Senatdr-elect Jdhn H. Gear was prdstrated by a sudden iljpess early last week. The closest friends'df tbe distinguished man were excluded frdm the s,ick rddm, and the ddctors and ,Mrs, ,Gear. refused td divulge any informatidn regarding his condition, It was reported by guests of the hotel that Mr, Gear bad a strdke pf apoplexy and was uncdnscidus for twelve hours, Tbe secrecy with which .jihesick chamber wjas guarded; gave rise to wild reports, aod tbe belief be» came general that the worst was tp be lopked for. Tbe fear'wlis general that hjs political career, was ended, Mr, Gear's term m Congress expires on tbe fourth of March) and at tbe same time bis term in the senate begins, Mr, Gear as speaker of tbe IPW» bouse and as, governor render^ great service tQ bis state, while in eongregp be bas tafc §n bigb rank, His, ele^ion to tbe s§n» by ,a fiHJpii but eertaia fia* Hie 4oa#i or retirement new wpuJ4 jnfliQt », sjripu.s, jpga upon tl$ i Jatepj ft0nj the sicfc Eats a Big Dinner and Elects Officere-~ Some Excellent Reasons Why the Grange is a Good Thing. . At the last meeting of Algona Grange very little was done aside from discussing tbe merits of a godd dinner and the electidn df officers fdr the ensuing year, We have dften noticed, as we thought, a marked improvement in the members of the Grange in their ability to'discuss questions brought up jn the Grange as tbe years have gone by, but, there is one place that we note nd improvement, and that is in tbejr ability to dibcuss the gddd dinners prepared by tbe sisters df the grange, as every felldw appeared td be a bdst within biraself from tbe, very com-, roencement, and even tbe editpr or the ; White Cpmb Honey, very fancy, a Langdon & Hudson's. , Try our Club House Maple Syrup. Langdon & Hudson. FIFTY-TWO DIVIDENDS, As a general thing investors are pleased to receive only two dividends a year, and if they are paid with regularity are fully satisfied. When one, however, can recive ftfty'two dividends in a year, upon »n4n- vestment of only three dollars, the mattei deserves very serious attention. ' < THE INPKPENPBNT of New York for forty »slx years has held the first position gr lfe among the great religious literary family weeklfes of the land. It presents td discuss the popr band silver question, as bis & lion Jo lead tbero al flftStrilC that tbe ia vastly hpep $J$jj the mm premises are entirely wrong on this very impprtant topip? is yet a splendia band, to discuss in a practical way, the merits of a grange dinner,' The officers elected were Ge,df Blackfprd, roaster, L, Witbam, oYerseer, J, E, Blackfprd, lecturer, G. M, Parsons, treasurer, M. de L, p.arpons, secr Bro, W»F, Uoflus, past masjer, invited to install the officers, ' features for the coming year far }n advance of any heretofore ottered. It has the leading contributors of the world, prjntsthe best poetry, it has twenty«one depart* ments, edited by specialists, devoted to Fine Arts, Science, Insurance, Fjpance Biblical Research, Sun4»yv!3cboQl, M sions, Health, etc. Tw« INDPPBNDBN particulftrly fitted for .iatejligent; peap whether professional men, business ' men or farmers, and fpr their families, Ife cost? but six cents a week and gives a gE|a deal, A subscriber receive? fifty 4wp dlv Iden4s a subscription price of _ J _ * __ r __ A !_»,-- Jl — II — — — ftrFcW. ipn m HMBHPfcHV.Ifa y .aw, itself, my friend. Money mare go, There are nearly.a htih' organizations and institutions Of ' kind or another in this suffering'^ and we, the pepple, suppdrt.themj rectly dr indirectly, And thett' taxed by 'the city, and taxed state, and taxed by the se, taxed while we. sleep and taxe we wake; taxed at hoine^' and while away visiting; taxed in the,. tax lUililiCUU Ul. t^TtUU ULJU i» UUUtftl C*T^J-C*ft\J attendance of only 2,777i We have 172 school houses, valued at $112,130, with $8,145 worth of apparatus ana 830 volumes in our school libraries. We are credited with 943 trees on our schopl grounds. The number of rdoms in which the effects of stimulants and narcdtics is taught is 183. We have but 197 rdoms in our public schools, and probably the slight discrepancy of 14 in the number of rooms where this legally prescribed branch is not taught is due to provision fdr it in duly certain classes in dur graded sehddls, The amdunt df mdney raised by taxatidn for the public schodls of this cdunty was $41,630.15 and the sum received from the school fund apportionment was $6,570.19, and from other sources $1,782.67, so that the total receipts were $49,983.37. The teachers were paid $49,781.90, and other purposes" took $1054.20. There was on hand at the end of the year $18,767.50, as against $19,620.23 at its beginning. It appears that we have in this county 107 teachers holding first grade certificates, 120 lolding second grade,.and 51 holding hird grade. There were 3 male and 1 female applicants who were turned ff without any certificate. The coun- y superintendent received as cdmpen- ation$1230, but the report does not tate what were his expenses. They- may be set down however at between 300 and $400_ a year. PUGILISM IN GERMANIA. The Standard: Last Saturday af- ernodn'the murky cloud of war settled jver the calm and peaceful ( sky that before had beamed so, kindly on % G.ermania: About the middle ;of the af- ernoon'it became apparent'that ^there would be Wigs on 1 the green'before the rosy tints of suncldwn. Cdnstable Bcdtt'Wickman quie'ted the pipceed- ngs.and arraigned three culprits be 1 'ore Mayor Elvidge, which Wdrthy ined each $20. They prefered the )dard at Algdna td that which Ger r nania cduld set forth, and two of them t - . . ^.. -. „ ..,«,, for that place. Tbe third he will Deceased to.see, bis>,i< his fine! provided" he left Comers arid'new ones., ,';,^| ring] ness and taxed in the light, dur weakness and taxe,d in dur>, taxed all through - time td v et what, oh what shall the harvesting When the resident had^flnishedM^l ry, the man on the' away a tear, and Said: "Pardne.,^ have a couple of nickles- here|thaj was going to send to my aged^mot" if one of them will do you , anyfe'i take it. I believe you wpuld'ai much fdr me if ydu had ' Fort Dddge pdst. MONEY.- 1 . I have unlimited [°Bg,or,shdrttime. BiW Our Bulk Ohidris are fine,'1br; jangddn & Hudsdn's. * -;< 1&% Cjoud'&'.H:agfeard.^ P. L. Slagle has removedfhisf 1 business to the pW P. S. StoughCst formerly occupied by Jno. ; Groyefw t _ »*H If j»1«l nAn f\f\ 4-^ «|AA V\loW/\1^Sfi •V? Do You Oi'i •f. :'i -.*'.,,.>%/* , i, Mil II. ' .«• Asfc yoUr docto&iijy'pu need td'i^i.^wintSr^i he will tell you, ye8, if you wi^l^^e'Kellj^j, You don't foatlie bepausV, yo^ 1 ha^e;'no>|a|b tuft ancl ypuj^oi$tiii id c|old;' We'naye'pAJ^I two Self.Healimg'.^atli ;Tu|)S -w«Si^a^orfn close out,at o^st, Because we carry taeii in gtoick.' , i' •*•"• Along with them wei ^ Heater ( t9,heat your bed room in youi'^KpUpSty i 1 , \Weliave *iyo',i?j Machines-will Mil n,6t in tbe sewing All buy .cost You em f>^ f* h? v • * f-Mf*, i/iFejFTg mm! I • ,'• Hi WINKIE'S ' n^wOS f *A Tb^> last meeting of 'Algona Grange &,s of lg was a el&,ss meeting.. Th inste'a4 " ere . iving thw by theLeotarey t« ive grange, wbjcjj tbey $wem ghpwed tliat these , gopfl reppng, A JbPfI SyROi teraptga. IQJ rjtUme. -ft.y.pj HAQQ4RP Ag EEK,' t jQSSi^^Mtlp. "',<;, 'i 1 * 'jwOHA'-'iowx": $•£* &$t Iff! ,^n m as

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