The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1895 · Page 3
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... • • - • -''^HP • « ^ ^^ ~ " LUM Dealer in And all Kinds of Building Material. 6665 ftflAttS A IN 34 DAYS '2 of the faa»&n n&ee. Hon. Thomas B. Reed, ex-speaker of tho house of representativea, in fill address to the graduating class of the Pierce College of Business, in theAoad- etny of Music, Philadelphia, Speaking of the various forms of health and the comforts nnd benefits arising from and made possible thereby, made the following significant allusion to the country toad as an asset of the nations and as a factor in contributing to the Dalits and necessities of the human race: "One of tho greatest civiHzefs of the world is something We hardly think of, either as a civilizer ot as wealth— the common country road, -few peopla,ever FOR SPRING tRANSPLANtlNG. I, 14 r, Without change of oa». § All meals setved m dining cars. Palace drawing-room sleeping cars and tourist sleepers are run through to San Francisco without change, with annex sleeping cars to Los An* geles, leaving Chicago daily via THE North - Western Line Variable rout tourist tickets, to California and the health and pleasure resorts of the south, on sale at VERY LOW RATES. Detailed information can be obtained upon application to Agent. ^CHICAGO & NORTH -WESTERN R'Y, GREAT VALUE WEEKLY NEWS OF THE WORLD FOR A TRIFLE, t i •i twenty-page journal, is the leading republican family paper of the United States. It is a National Family Paper, and gives »11 the general news of the United States. It gives the events of foreign lauds in a nutshell. Its "Agricultural" department - has no superior in the-country. Its "Mrket Reports" are recognized authority. .Separate departments for "The Family Circle," Our Young Folks and Science and Mechanics Its Home and Society columns command the admiration of wives and daughters. Its general political news, editorial and discussions are comprehensive, brilliant and exhaustive. A SPECIAL CONTRACT —^ enables us to offer this splendid journal and THE REPUBLICAN for ONE YEAR FOR ONLY $1.85, CASH IN ADVANCE. [The regular subscription for the two papers is 82.50.] SUBSCRIPTIONS MAY BEGIN AT ANY TIME. AN IDEAL ItOAD. [From Good Roods. J think how much roads cost us. They represent the surplus labor of centuries. They make possible tho transfer of the abundance of one region to supplement the want of another. And yet tho modern road, crossing the country in all directions, traversible by carriages and carts, as well as beasts, does not go back to the times of good Queen Bess. Indeed, in her reign thousands might starve and did starve in one county, while abundance filled the granaries of the others. "Think of men and women and children starving from mere lack of that form of wealth which we call roads in the days when Drake and the great captains were scouring the seas in search of the Spanish galleons apd Spanish gold, and when the military might of England hurled back the Spanish armada and all the power of the greatest nation on tho face of the globe. In the very heart of London, in the street named after the king himself, .the Qnjyrw.ay.one ofc the: "Edwards couldrget to his parliament, was to fill with great bunches of fagots the holes in the street" LIMESTONE ROADS. THE ALGONA REPUBLICAN i your%iame, and-address on.a postal card, sehd »* $o GEO^W.BEST, Mune Building, New York Vity, and sample'copy of THE NEW YORK' WEEKLY TRIBUNE will be mailed to you. I TOLD YOU SO. A HP 5. ? ' s \ r & J-i •>> -%' T:l(J w. Mlrandy Hanks and Betsy Swan, Talked on, and on, and on, and on: «»flirandy, surely you're not through ' Your washing, and your scrubbing, too ?" " Yes! Firs. Swan, two hours ago, And everything's as white as snow; But then, you see, it's all because I use the SOAP called SANTA CLAUS." SANTA CLAUS SOAP. SOU.EOTTWBEBE. THE i^ FAIRBAHK COMPANY, Chicago. THE INTER OCEAN THE- Most Popular Republican Newspaper of the West And Has tfte largest Circulation. TERMS M MAIL PAJUY (without Sunday), , , ............ $ 6 -°» PAJLY (with year Cheap and Durable Hlchways That Are Easily Kept In Repair. Towns at no great distance from a limestone quarry may well take as an object lesson the excellent surface of a well kept listsestone road in a Hudson river town, and for those interested in the subject the following figures are briefly submitted, says W. B. Page in Good Roads: The roadbed, 10 feet wide, is first covered to the depth of 2 inches with finely crushed limestone at a cost per mile of $570, the average haulage distance being 1)4 miles from railroad station. If the roadbed is naturally hard, a layer, of stone even less, than 2 inches in^thicknessi will.answer.;v v v-t Every; yearJfrbm an inch to 1^ inches of finely crushed limestone is added, and in little over a week the ordinary everyday traffic of vehicles grinds it to absolute smoothness. As every one knows, limestone possesses natural ce- meutio qualities, and for a road of this description it is almost .imperative that to secure the best results the surface be kept sprinkled. This is accomplished by an ordinary sprinkling cart; horses and driver at a cost of |80 per month. To maintain a road of this description averages for tho season a total cost of $165 per mile, surely an item of exceedingly small"proportions compared with the results obtained. Of course the old fashioned way of letting the roads take care of themselves, after the customary spring pottering, will not do in this case, so the services of two men are engaged to attend to the roads the entire season, an important bearing upon the final economical showing of the total cost of maintenance. Concerning Wagon Wheels. ' A writer in The ( Rural New Yorker says: "There is no gain in power by enlarging the size of wagon wheels. The only advantage of the large wheel over a smaller one is that the excess of leverage will be a help in lifting the load on the wheel over inequalities on a road. On a perfect and an equally smooth surface, a small wheel will carry as much load'as' a large one with the same power, There is obviously some difference in favor of a small wheel, apparently due to the lifting of the load by the hojrse, as the line of draft is upward to some«extent. But so far as the horse is concerned there is obviously no gain to it, as the exertion of the lifting must neutralize some of the force exerted, and thus, in fact, the wo*k done-by the animal is not lessened to any appreciable extent, The easiest draft is due to the line of traction being perpendicular to the line of the shouldey of the horse, by which the pressure on the shoulder is*'made the most direct. Neglect of this is tho pause of the galling of 'the shoulders of horses," Sonic fieantlfni frees and Shrubs Which Cftnnot lie Safety Moved in Attttitnn. It is -well known to those who plant largely that there are some trees and shrubs -which can bo transplanted safely only in the spring;, lii this list are placed absolutely magnolias, tulip tree and paulowiiia and to some degree birch, dog-wood, sour and sweet gums, oaks, girigho, peach, pines, hollies and tnahouias. Leaving out the magnolia* tulip and paulowiiia, it is not impossible to succeocl with the rest in autumn, but spriug is the preferred season, and early spring at that. There is quite n difference in the degree of safety with Which magnolias may be transplanted. The tree sorts are more difficult than the shrub ones, because they niako fewer roots. Just why it is that theso beautiful trees and shrubs dislike fall planting When of any size, Joseph Median, in a communication on the subject to Country Gentleman, does not attempt to explain. Ho says: It is enough to know that practice, has proved spring to be the best time of all for magnolia specimens of planting size. And it can be said that when planted then and well pruned the loss of plants is but trifling. Somo of tho tree sorts have but few fibrous roots, or roots of any kind, for the mat ter of that. It follows that severe pruning must be practiced, the side branches out in nearly to the main stem. The same kind of pruning is required for tho shrub kinds when they get large and have stood in one place for some time. Much the same treatment as recommended for magnolias is to be accorded to the tulip poplar and the panlownia. The former tree is a harder one to transplant than magnolias. Close pruning and careful planting must bo done. Paulownias are not so stubborn, and indeed they rarely fail altogether. If the tops should not survive, they push up strongly from the root -" The other deciduous trees mentioned should be treated as recommended for those already named. The pines, hollies and mahonias prefer spring planting, in this respect differing from most all other evergreens, which seem to do as well in late summer and fall as at any other time. Pines may bo pruned, but not to take off all the foliage, as they ,11 not make new shoots below the part with foliage on. Hollies want close pruning and all leaves cut off, and so do mahonias, and then they will grow. M. T. MAGGARTi. ". P. PfcKK. HAGGARD & PfeEK, JONES & SMITH. A BST R A OT8 ,—**** ftfcAL ESTATE and OOLLEOTIONS ALGONA, IOWA. A, D. CLAKttE & CO. FARM LOANS. Office on Dortpe street. Alpona. I own. (4EO. C. CALL, U KA h KSTATK AffT) A nSTtlA rT VFFir*. Kof Information In regard to lands In Northwpstern Iowa, write to litm, ni.u-lnuton street. AtKoim. JOWH. GEO. K. CtjAttKE. CHAS. A. OOHKNOUR CLARKE & COHENOUK, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, ALGONA IOWA. GEO. K CLOUD, (Successor to W. H. Qunrtoti) Attorney and Counselor at Law, ALOONA, IOWA. Ofllco over Kossuth County Htute Hunk. For the convenience of snbscfil/efs whose place of doiiitf fotfei- tifess is in soine othfef totvii In the ctottiv ty than Algona, fin arftiftgetnent has been made by the publishft thereby payments on subscription to the paper may be made at, any <tne of the following named banks: BAfcCftOFf—Farmers' and Traders' Bay ings IJahk. BURt—The Hurt Bank. WHITTEMORE — Wliittemore State Uiink. WESLEY—Wesley State itaiik. LEDYARD—State Hank of LeiiyaM. GERANIA—State Dankol'Germatiia SWEA CITY—Swea City Batik. ELMORE—Eltnore Exchange Bank. Subscribers paying for the year in advance can avail themselves of mu- lowest clubbing rates, given herewith. This arrangement is made witli a view to accommodating any who may find it more convenient to pay their subscription at their home bank. All business coming through these batiks will be given prompt attention. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS -AT- LA W. YOU CAN 1'ostnfllce ALOONA, IOWA. E. V.8WETTING. A TTORNEY A T LA W, Money to loan. Algoim, town .1. L. BONAR. H. II. FELLOWS. BONAR & FELLOWS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW Collections will rocolvo prompt attention. Kooms 8 tind 0, Alg-ona, State Bunk Hl'dg. Brunch office at Wesley, Iowa. ALGU.VA, IOWA- SAVE MONEY By availing yourself of the low rates quoted in this CLUBBING LIST: DANSON & BUTLER. LAW, LOANS AND LAND, Collections a Hpcdulty. Ofllue In <»;mliier Otnvlt'.s new bulkhiiu Alpoua. Iowa. S. S. SESSIONS. ATTORNEY AT LAW, Insurance. Spei-.iul »t million giver to collection*) of all kinds. Office over (Jliriselillles 1 store. Altrona, Iowa The Chantauqna Gooseberry. The Chautauqua gooseberry, which gained celebrity at the World's fair, is a new white berry for which especial claims are made. It is very large and of excellent quality. It has been fruited at the New York experiment station for L. K. GARFIELD, M. 1).. PHYSICIAN AND 8URGE<J.\, | Offl«e on State street. Algoua, lo\v t . M.J. KENEF10K,M. D. Office over Taylor's store. I Aigoun, RKrum.iCAJf and Inter Ocoiin 81.85 '• State Register 1.85 " N.Y. Tribune...;. 1.85 " '• Duouquo Times, (a semi-weekly 2.10 " " Pioneer Press 2.25 " Chicago Times 2.30 " New York World.. 2.30 " Now York Sun.... 2.30 " Homestead 2.40 •' " Orange Judd Farmer 2.25 Harper's Weekly.. 4.75 Harper's Hnzar— 4.75 Harper's Magazine 4.60 Cosmopolitan 2.85 Mc'Clnres Magaz'n 2.60 N. Y. Independent 4.00 Chautiinqiuin 2.60 Rovltfw of Reviews 3.60 Doeorah Posten... 2.50 The Midland 2.50 'ScientificAmerican 4.10 Tout HIT 5.10 St. Nicholas 4.10 Scribners 4.iO Youth's Companion 3.30 Harper's Young People 3.10 Week's Current.... 3.65 J.M. PRIDE. M. D. Office over Goeder's Algona, doming Store. Iowa DK. L. A. SHEETZ, .. DRUGGIST AND STATIONER, Prenorlptlons filled. Deals In paints, OHIO, books, perfumeries, etc. Oor. State aud Thorington sis. Alcona.Iowa. CHAUTAUQUA GOOSEBERRIES. several years, and , it, proved vigorous and productive.. It is recommended from the station to all who take the trouble to spray their gooseberries as one of the best varieties yet tested on the station grounds. The accompanying illustration from Sfeorrs & Harrison's garden manual gives an idea of, its productiveness. It is further described as the "largest gooseberry in this country." It is advised that it should not bo planted closer than four by six feet apart. The Chautauqua is classed as an American variety, It is probably a seedling of some English sort. ;•' Raising Cuttings In Water. Almost any plants with comparatively bard wood can be made to root by being placed in bottles of water. The oleander is a familiar illustration. The ivy also can be easily raised in this way, After the roots have become strong in the water the'plants cap be taken out and place in earth, Meeban's Monthly says: For this perhaps it is better to let the water continue stagnant in the, bottles. A change of water is not beneficial, Even soft wood out* tings will root readily in sand with water, A saucer of sand, for instance, filled-with water is all that is needed to root many soft wood cuttings. These saucers with the cuttings should be kept shaded fo? a day or two and then placed in the full light. If placed at pppe in the fall light, they are liable to wilt,. C. B. PAUL, M. D., ... .- . WHITTEMORE - - - IOWA, Regular Office hours 8 to 12 a, in.. 2 to 6 p. m. Over Wlchler's Furniture store. Kesidence north of tracu. Nejv Hardy Rose Belle Siebreclit. Pronounced by authorities best ever introduced <c DENTIST^ A. L. BIST, D. D. S Local anaesthetic for deadening pulu in gums when extracting teeth. READY FOR SALE. Reliable Agents may apply References, to'' SIEfiREOHT •& WADLEY, • ^h j • '' New York Oity. — : - -M^V.:; MONARCH OF NEWSPAPERS E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S. DENTAL ROOMS Over the Algona State Bank, SPECIAL ATTENTION (uvEN TO SAVING THE NATURAL TEETH. The best of modern anaesthetics used to make all pperations as painless as possible. ' ' LDally, Sunday and weekly;] Established for nearly a quarter of century THE JOURNAL noeds no speciar4»ttqdu'ction at this time. THE LATEST A B LE EDITORIALS'-. SCIENTIFIC'MISCELLANY CHARMING STORIES FAR M AND STOCK DEPARTMENT RELIABLE MARKET REPORTS Always found in the columns of Tup JOURNAL. The SAYEBS, P.V.M., VETERINARY PBY8ICIAN AND SVR.WQN, west ot the Thortngtpn, House, For top dressing of turnpikes or *oad metal any a«A all materials that grind Bp quickly under traffic, forming dust }ivdry weather oyw'ud in wet weather, m.ust be, regarded as Qbjeqtionable, Such rials h.a.ye certain advantages for poiistrugtioa }u being wore easily aped, and there is therefore so mope, reason for gwdjag Notes, Green Mountain or WincheJi is ly the earliest pf wMto grapes, Jt ia claimed for the new Columbian &t it is the "largest grape ever placed OJR tfce market, " pew red purrapt North Stayisre T pyajisQ m some ' Tho to raspberry, Yorber, is. superior m all to the C is said toljeav F, L, SLAGLE, Manufacturer .ot ana dealer tn Harness and Harness Goods, IOWA, There is no luxury more _„„.,.,.„,., than a good newspaper, and THE JQVB* NAi/clairas to head the procession. A trial will convince you, Send us your order now. •FEUMS OFSUBSCR] Daily and Sunday issues, $10 per year, dully without Sunday,'$8 per ye^r; flie weekly edition, issued in two parts, 4 pages Tuesday and 8 pages Friday, ' per year, Pajly Times published, every „, ing except Sunday. 85,00 per yeaj.% Adress, PERKINSJRO&Q.O,, MONEY! On Real Estate, HQXIB & BRUNSQN, WELL BORING DRILLING,

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