The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on February 27, 1895 · Page 7
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f ' LJ££2J&J!S!£LJ^ _________ JB,t>« Successfully Prosecutes taPrincipfcl B*6ftiini»r U.S. pettg , IS udj utllunthig claims, fctty »tnft& A BffitGttT STAB, SKtfCH Of? ft4fe MAW WHS Lfet* MAfiV ARDERSOr4 td FAME, teadlae Boles with Sooth, and thoffie. the St. Louis Chronicle.] Ofee of the most conspicuous figures in the Stftgelaftd of America to-day is John vVJ N0*toti. Born in the Seventh ward of New! lYbi-k City forty-si* years ago. the friends Of his youth were Thomas >V. Keene and 1 Pfaftk Cha&frau. We find Keene a star at the age of 25 and Norton in the flower of, fiafly manhood, the leading inan for Edwin! Booth at the fam&us Winter Garden Thea-j tef. He was starred with Lawrence Bar- 'fett early in the tOs, and alternated the! leadifig roles with Charles Thorne at the iVariety theater in New Orleans. JEarly in the Centennial year, in Louisville, Norton met our Mary Anderson, then a fair young girl who aspired for stage fame, took lier Ufldef his guidance and* as everybody knows, led her to fame. Mr. Norton is now the proprietor of the Grand Opera House in St. Louis, the t)u Queshe Theater, Pitts- bufg, and one of the stockholders in the 'American Extravaganza Company. | One afternoon early in Juno he hobbled into his New York office on Broadway and encountered his business manager. George (McManus, who had also been a rheumatic sufferer for two years, Norton Was sur-; prised that McManus had discarded hisi cane.,"Whocured you?" he asked. "Icured myself," replied McManus, "with Dv, Will- 1 iams' Pink Pills." | "I was encouraged by Mr. McManus' cure, and as a last resort 'tried the Pink Pills myself," said Mr. Norton to a Chronicle reporter. "You have known me for five years, and know how I have suffered. Why during the summer of 1898 I was on my back at the Mullanphy hospital, in this city, four weeks. I was put on the old sys- ,tem of dieting, with a view tQ clearing those acidulous properties in my blood that medical 'theorists say iis the cause of my rheu. mat ism. I left the hospital feeling stronger, but the first damp weather brought with it ithose excruciating pains in tho legs and [back. It was the same old trouble. After sitting down for a stretch of live minutes, 'the pains screwed my legs into a knot when I arose, and I hobbled as painfully as ever. (After I.had taken my first box of Pink Pills, 1 it struck me that the pains were less trou-j blesome. I tried another box,, and I began almost unconsciously to have faith in the; (Pink Pills. I improved so rapidly that I could rise after sitting at my desk for an jhour and the twinges of rheumatism that accompanied my rising were so mild that I scarcely noticed them. During the past two weeks we have had much rainy weather in St. Louis, But the Dampness 4as not had the slightest effect in bringing tiack, the rheumatism, which 1 consider ai sufficient and reliable test of the efficacy oi Pink Pills. I may also say that the Pink Pills have acted as a tonic on my stomach.' which I thought was well nigh destroyed by ; the thousand and one alleged remedies t consumed in the past five years." THE NORTHMOST MINE. r*V &•>*>'•- f. Located In Uncle Sam's Possessions Undor. the Midnight Sun. There was a man in Seattle lately who owns a mine located probably further north than any mine in the world. He is J. C. Green, and his . mine is called the Omalik mine. It is situated, on tho Fish river, in the extreme northwestern part of Alaska, near Golovnin bay, which is about .'sixty miles north of St. Michael's. To >f/ get a better^ idea of how far-north Mr. • f 'Green;,has gone in search of his-treasure,' the location of his mine is in latitude sixty-five degrees north,longitude ^164 degrees west, over 1,000 miles northwest of Sitka. , , Mr. Green got possession of his mine in 1881, and has spent about $100,000 in developing it. The mine itself is as unique as its location, being "solid metal." The ore is galena, seventy-five per cent of lead, carrying 143 ounces of silver to the ton and very little gold. Mr. Green generally spends his winters in California, chartering a ship every spring to carry his year's supply of stores and the miners he takes up with him to his northern Eldorado. He pays his men $75 a month and board, but they <io not receive . their wages until after the year's work r is done and the cargo of ore they have take,n from the mine has been brought "down to San Francisco and sold. They »',are then paid off and receive from ,$900 to $1,200 apiece, which comes to , them in a lump, for on Golovnin bay there Ave> no stores,, no saloons, and no .opportunity fop them to spend money if ftey wished to. The''natives, 'the Eskimos, are a peaceable intelligent people, and are ivery,.quiok to learn the ways and customs of the Americans.' Mr, Green ' employ^ them to work about the mines, ^ and,nnds them to be active and will' Ip.'f ' t "' Th ( 9, climate is not so severe as one ^>V;'i'iWPUld suppose it Vo«ld bo in such a ^M^nwth'grjtt latitude, the summer begins flf'/.WRW,»nd/pleasant a#4 'the winters $4\'i 'ffiptje cold as te some latitudes further of the'midnight 1 -".* iiku the vrond§ps' of the aurora in ftU r their., splendor, -syte peppje t^jere es- miners, ^9 ftre taken Mr, Qreum says to get a/ great enthusiast pygv sewing destiny p| of ^to my FAftM AND GARDEN. MAtfEBS GP IfoftJRtSt fd Softie trp td trato Hints Afeoat fc tion of the Soil and Yields thereof— Horticulture, tltlctilttire and tiorl- culture. TarnJps. [Condensed from FARMERS' Rfivisw Sten Ogrftphic Repbft.] At the Iowa dairy convention A. X. Hyatt spoke on "Turnips." ,116 had been growing; turnips ever since he was a boy. In the summer of 1858 he worked by the month iot a farmer. The fafmei? gave him an acre of land, and Hyatt immediately planted it*vith foots, fie was given a certain amount of time ita which to Work his acre. Foi 1 the products, he 1-eceived $164.68« and this Was more than he received for his stinv mer's work With the farmer. The next year he raised 8300 worth of cabbages, and so he has gone on raising roots. By roots Mr. Hyatt means turnips. The more turnips he had fed to his stock, the more money he had made. The best ration for a cow is kindness. He believes in kindness to keep his cows happy, and turnips to keep them healthy. There is no crop that can be taken from the soil that will exhaust it so little as turnips. Q.—How did you raise those 2,000 bushels of turnips? A.—I began in July with two acres, t found they were very rich, and I made them very fine and put on some ashes and some hen house manure that had no weed seeds in it. The next spring it came on very wet and rained and rained and rained. I said to the more o* less pTJFplJfiii, t>ranche*d; feacfe branch bearing at its top a cluster of two to five SoiSiewhat haify, usually purplish spikes; leaves large, flat, roughish, usually ft large cluster of root leaves at the base of the stem; spikelets bf two sorts, one sessile and awne'd, the other stalked and awnless. ffhis grass may be known by its large puf* pie stems, not in dense bunches, and clusters of purplish, somewhat hairy spikes. It and some of its near rela» tives are sometimes called "Turkey* foot grass," because of the fancied ra» semblance of the clusters of spikes to a turkey's foot. It. is found oa rich prairie soil. In South Dakota It Is much more common, in the Siou* val- 1 ley region than elsewhere, but is gradually spreading to the westward. Some places along the Missouri river are already well covered by it. It is one of our most .important native grazing and hay producing grasses. Under ordinary conditions it produces an abundance of root leaves. Wheii the grass is cut before the stems become woody, stock eat them as readily as the leaves, It is Well worth pasturing in every possible way. A specimen analyzed gave the following air dry substance— water, 7.44; ash, 4.16; ether extract, 1.20; crude fibre, 33.88; crude protein, 4.26; nitrogen-free extract, 48.40; total nitrogen .68; albuminoid nitrogen, .67. Rotation of Crops. There is no doubt that rotation of crops is both wise and necessary. Practical experience has demonstrated its efficacy, and science discovers the reasons for the method. Our various u.gricult- ural crops differ more or less widely in the proportions of the different ele- THE BIG BLUE STEM. hired man, take the oxen and go over it if you can, and he did. I could do nothing with the seed but scatter it, which I did, The seed was rutabaga seed. I had the land well drained, and no water stood on it. The seed came up at once, and grew and grew and grew. It was too thick, Then I put on the drag and dragged out a part of it, I spent a dav looking for weeds. At harvest time I had a good crop, As to the cost, it was about as follows; ox team one day, 50 cents; 'my work, $3; dragging, $3 or less. I figured the whole cost of that 3,000 bushels' at 84. Q, — Do you recommend sowing turnip seed broadcast? A.— No, sir; the main thing is not to have to tussle with weeds. I h^ve sowed root seed broadcast and had them so weedy that I plowed them, under rather than, weed them. That w& s befpre J b,ad my eye teeth cut, The way I do new is ,to astee ridges. You pjugt haye land that is pite free from, weeds, Plow ypur- &pil when it is, flt to, p}ow, M^e il; into ridges, having the ridge? about onf, yard apart. I ploy? two. ep, £t»d tb$t ma-tees the the la»fl ready the 'pl&nting of tw^ m W»B, ¥w «»» 'Crong $f ]fch§jn,, tti wo or sow the' h,e$ .tbey a wms m ' drag W 4 » oj$s_ , J) pp? W$f - wjHftuwp* <zrzs> «&m-^ v 3 vr|s, J^MsJil^M^^ml^icfi.JMa^tJlaatlffi ments of plant food they require They also vary as to their depth of root. Some plants feed very near the surface. Others search into the subsoil for its treasure of nutrition, Hence it is quite plain that, shallow rooted plants should follow deep rooted ones upon the same ground. Thereby its greatest bulk of soil is drawn upon for its supplies of food. Likewise crops that severely exhaust potash in the soil (should not' be succeeded by crops of same feeding characteristics. Rather let nitrogen or phospho ric acid consumers follow the potash feeders. Of course it will be understood that all crops require t » certain quantity of every variety of the elements of plant food. The point is that some crops draw more heavily upon one .ingredient, and others upon another.and soon- 4 wise rotation consists^in alternating one class with another, linger any plan of rotation each piece of land should be invariably under'sod for at least a year pr two, Jn this way the essential organic matter or humus fa supplied to the soil. Plans of rotation vary much indifferent sections pf our' •One good .'rotation is. first ,the turned i god planted to corn, potatoes, tM?d year any garden 1 table, ionrttt year an early wop tftfcenpjj.tp" adroit pi seeding dpwn, again to August?'—William'^ firkins in. Farmers' Review. be. You Wish the and Cake? It is conceded that the Royal Baking Powder is the purest and strongest of all the baking powders, The purest baking powder makes the finest, sweet* est, most delicious food. The strongest baking powder makes the lightest food. That baking powder which is both purest and strongest makes tile most digestible and wholesome food. Why should fiot every housekeeper avail herself of the baking powder which will give her the best food with the least trouble? Avoid all baking powders sold with a gift or prize, or at a lower price than the Royal, as they invariably contain alum, lime or sulphuric acid, and render the food unwholesome. Certain protection from alum baking powders can be had by declining to accept any substitute for the Royal, which is absolutely pure. What We're Coming To. Bimby —I hear that the Newly weds have had a row. Jimby—Yes. Mrs. Newlywed got angry because her husband refused to sew a button on her bloomers. WHO WINS THE 8300? , A novel way to obtain a-suitable uame for their great, yes, wonderful new oats, has been adopted by the John A. Salzer Seed Co; They offer 8300 for a name for their new 'oats; their catalogue tells all about it. Farmers .. are enthusiastic over the oat, claiming 200 bushels can be grown per acre right along. You will want it. Farmers report six tons of hay from Salzer's Meadow Mixtures; 112 bushels corn per acre in a dry season, and 1,101 bushels potatoes from two acres. If You Will Cut This Out and Send It with lOc postage • to the John A. •Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse, Wis , you get free their mammoth catalogue and a package of above $1300 Prize Oats.wnu The man who can fling himself suddenly out>of a warm bed these frosty mornings is the Bonapurte of to-dav' Home-Seekers' Excursion. The Chicago Great Western Railway will sell excursion tickets to western and southwestern points February 12, March 5 and , April 2,1895> at one regular first-class' fare plus $2.00 for the round trip. Tickets good returning twenty (20) days from date of sale. Further information regarding stopovers, etc., will be given on application to any ticket agent of this compaay, or F. H. LORD, G. P. & T, A., Chicago, 111, It is better to be alone in the world, than to bring up a boy to play on ihe accordion. 1,000 BUS. POTATOES PEH ACRE. Wonderful yields in potatoes, oats, corn, farm and vegetable seeds. Cut this out and send 5c postage to the John A, Salzer Seed Co. , La Crosse, Wis., for their great seed book and sample of Giant Spur'ry. wnu The great lava lake In the crater of Kilauea. Hawaiian Islands, sank 500 feet in one night, The Modern Invalid Has tastes medicinally, in keeping with other luxuries, A remedy must be pleasantly acceptable in form, purely wholesome in composition, truly beneficial in effect and entirely free from every objectionable quality. If really ill he consults a physician; if constipated he uses the gentle family laxativ's, Syrup of Figs, The only failure a man ought to fear is failure in cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best, Piso's Cure is a wonderful Cough medicine,— MKS. W, PICKJSRT, Van Siclen and Blake Aves,, Brooklyn, N. Y,, Oct. 26, f 04, An Oregon genius has succeeded in grafting chestnuts on grub oak and proposes to |atten bogs on the nuts, "Hanson's Magio Corn Salve," Warranted to cme or money refunded, Auk your fries \5 crits, Ordered fly Mull. Flyer — "Frogs' legs bring a good price in market, don'tthey?" Friend 1 ^"! believe so." Flyer— "Then- I suppose money might be made in raising frogs?" Friend— "Possibly. But why do you ask?" -,••'• •>. ••„ Flyer — "Oh, nothing; only some time ago I bought a corneV. lot in Boom City, and have just been out to see it." '' " • ' •» A'Dung'cl'ouB Plot. Chinese Lmindryman — "Me tvantee learn play foptbullee." College Man— "What for?" . Chinese .Laundry-man — "So teache'e othel Chinese washee-wash how to play foot- bailee." College Man— '-Then what?" , Chinese Laundryman— "Len we go bark to China and lickee Japanese like slixty." • j Couldn't Understand It. "I never cu'd undustand dig story about Diogenes huntiu 1 ' around wit' a la'utern for. an honest man," remarked a New York City., statesman. '>Are you surprised,.that he should have. found thenv.so:scarce?". "W'at 1 don *t see is w'at he wanted wit 1 Jim. 1 ; _ ^__ .'' . One On Him. Married Man— Why don't you get married, Miss Perkins? You are getting to look like a "back number"— you will soon be an old maid Miss Perkins — If I were aa easy to please as your wife I would, have been married long ago. _ _ The Block to a Loan. Biglev— Did 1 . Janes' loan'you a ten? Rice— IS p, . Bigldy— : VVhat was his excuse for refusing you? Rice— He said the popular loan bill wasn't passed yet. Storm warnings were first given early in the last century, If the Baby IB unking '*'eeth, Be sure p4 use that Pi4 and \vell-trle4 remedy, O BVJIVF lor Children T?etliin8- Men, like bullets, go farthest wjien they are smoothest. Conch Is the oldest ami best, { y\, ui fcreaK up R cold qulpfe. er S>luut froy tgtog else, j t la always reliable. fry (<• , In the bjpyojo business, the greater the number of |ales|he greater the falling off, "A <Pwp of Parks' g?ea at 'night mpve the bowe^ m fte morning,,'! Wh,en, it copies tp harnessing a hgrse, there U usually a hitch Jn the proceedings. THE ONWARD HARCH of Consumption is stopped short by Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. If you haven't waited beyond reason, there's complete • recovery and cure. Although by many believed to be jn curable, there is the evidence of hundreds of living- witnesses to the fact that, in all its earlier stages, consumption is a curable ^ disease. Not every case, but a large percentage of cases, and we believe, fully 98 per cent, are cured by Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, even after the disease has progressed so far as to induce repeated bleedings from the_ lungs, severe lingering cough with copious expectoration (including tubercular matter), great loss of flesh and extreme emaciation and weakness. Do you doubt that hundreds of such cases reported to us as cured by " Golden Medical Discovery " were genuine cases of that dread and fatal disease ? You need not take our word for it. They have, in nearly every instance, been so pronounced by the best and mpst experienced home physicians. who have no interest whatever in misrepresenting them, and who were often strongly prejudiped and advised against a tnal of "Golden Medical Discovery," J)Ut who have been forced to confess that it surpasses, w curative power - over this fatal malady, all other medicines with which .they are acquainted. Nasty cod* Jiver oj} and its filthy "emulsions" a«d mixtures, had beej»tjied iu nearly all these cases and had either utterly failed to benefit, or had only seemed to benefit a little for a short tjiije,, Extrjset O f malt, whiskey, a.no various, preparations of the hypophos- phites had, also baen faithfully tried in vain. The photographs of a large number of tpose cured Qf consumption, bronchitis, lingering coughs, asthma, chjonic nasal catarrh m$ !?u,Klred maladies, have been skillfully reproduced j, } a book of j6o P$.ges which wijj be mailed, tP you, on re. qe?pt of, address a,n4 si$ cents in stamps. YQH pan then wr^te those pure4 and leaoj V«?H- experience, AfldressWQRWs DJSPRN. , Buffalo, N..Y. BhoHtnatism, Neuralgia, Backacha. T l . u FARMERS A Inotith, A new Men, .. Ad.1reti.il with stump MtlSl**l»!» M*»' r, 4910 fott«£r! o*o*e, Chlcftjfo.J l/r PER SQUARE O IRON R00FIN6 _ We are selling Galvanized Corrntated Ifori rom World's Fait- Buildings at nbot-e price. We hare on hand only 10.000 fcquarfea, also ill kinds bt Luinlror and other finlldfn£ Muted*!. cittc AGO not «*: tvtttiCKiftfc fctt.. loos S. Halsted St. (6 blocks north Union Stock Yards'). MO To loan, no delay, on impfoved city of farm property, on easy payment platti Send for particulars. interstate Savings and Loan Association, New York life Itiifldlhg, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. "OOLCHESTEB" SPADINfi BOOT. BEST IM MARKET. BEST IN FIT. BEST IN WE A KING QUALITY. The outer or tap sole ex- tefids the whole length down to the heel, pro- tectlnpcthe boot In dig- plntt and in other hard work. ASK TOtTK T)EAI,ER FOR THEM and don't be put off With inferior goods. „ COLCHESTER IJ.UBBEU CO. TREATED FREE, Positively Cured wltli Vegetable Itemedles Have cured thousands of cases. Cure CKBCI pro» bpunced liopcleta by best physicians.From lirstdosa feymptoras disappear; In ten dnysntleasttwo-thlrda nil Hymptoms removed. Bend for free book testimonials, of miraculous euros. 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