The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on August 7, 1895 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 7, 1895
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'' ALGONA. KOSSUTH OOUMTY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY. AUGU NO, 45. Appreciated our 4Bc Knife Sale, during July, it' the number of knives wo sold was any inclination. They Wero all surprised because we were sell Ing so good a knife for that amount of money, and a warranted too. This month we are going to interest IT IS.THE MISSOURI WAY, \ Taking Things Without Asking—Free and Unconventional Transfers Down There. Dr. C. tor B. Paul Writes a Charming Let- Relating Novel Incidents of Missouri Life. in A GOOD PAIR OF SHEARS FOR 25 CENTS a pair. Full nickel plated, brass bolt and nut, Not our best shears, but a { <?oo'd substantial pair of shears \vhicli\vhicliyou wi/.^.-- 40 or CO cents for anywhere. Bring them/.^'•-. ; • •'; • ''.,$ v .?$Vt cut. Every boy under 10 yeafc^'^^.St. Companies his mother or father ^J £oi ''c«/fer^^:; our store to trade during the month present of a knife. receve a G. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. house find several persons whom I now saw asl nerviously looked that way. "Aren't you going to say anything to the people about these? 1 '" 1 asked. "What do I want to say anything lory" was his iankee answer should think you'd a!: le;;:; people, here, lor what you lie looked me all over a in starting the team, then --( ; horses. "You must be u fool," WMS his laconic ;md j'ul, if Ji"t Haltering ruaa out hall'i'! 1 by IK> su' how." I hwipcd rather ine; help yoi!'H that you v by no ire • 'em, U'; i:i reckon i. sees \'.i, jUSt 110' be all j 1 : Von rr<;i .'You can have a nice one, If -Opera House Grocery and learn how. "Lines of steel cross the country in glittering lands, joining in f rate IT, 1hc mutual interests of the nation.'''— A *wn, al In-other- Speaking of Lines of Railroads, one naturally thinks of . . HTIR ( i lJLj< These may be either OR T OXFORD TIES. _ have an elegant line of Oxford Ties and Low Shoes and everything a lady or gentleman can desire in the way of neat footwear. And our line of good solid goods in Boots and Shoes for everyday wear, cannot be excelled. ALQO.Y4, IA. 1 Browacll & Allied, tiie Casli Shea Dealers, IP FURNITURE ! WINDOW. SHADES ! PICTURE FRAMES! PfV We have in stock some : BOOK RACKS and . WALL SHELVE Mo., July 29.—Editor Ili>> : Having in my wanderings landed in Missouri and Having never seen u description in the JiisPuuLicAN of this state or any part of it, it occurred to me this morning that niy friends would perhaps like to hear a little of a region of dispute in Kebellimi times. Although it i,s maiiy years Hinco that lamentable stril'o occurred, and the country lias undergone many great changes, we still linti the typical Mis- souriau, occasionally. 1 behove Itex-x- ists in his most natural state a:.; ;i very tall, rank framework of bone, skin and muscle (the latter used sparingly in Ids composition) with tobacco and gene- thoy'd rosity forming a very large part ot his genial'lordship. He is nothing it not \\\\<\ free-hearted, always insisting on his company's taking the best of his belongings to use and it that is all lie has it it matters not to him. lie det-;:.3 himself lucky to be able to (>ifer you that much. He is no less apt to require as much in return, however, on account of this generosity; in fact while everything he owns is yours whenever you wish to take it, everything of yours is his, by the same law of ethics. Having occasion to have to drive across the country, on account of bad connections of trains, J hired a Missourian at a moderate fee to make the trip with me. We chatted along up and down one •hill after another, passing orchard after orchard of apple trees with fruit in all stages of development from, the small green cramp producer, which 1 readily associated with many a howl of pain in my boyhood days, to the fully grown ripened fruit hanging or lying temptingly just beyond the budge (which is also typicalof Missouri). Tin- ally J said to the driver: k¥ The next time we come to some ripe apples I want to get out and buy some to eat." He made no reply but'glanced upatnio with a rather peculiar . expression, which I did not take pains to analyze,, being rather occupied with the subject of which I had just spoken. Wo-passed on, soon coming to another .orchard Wli'so.nie trees loaded with dark red apples, which I have learned since -are a favorite summer apple, now fully ripe and particularly fine. I saw be didn't intend to stop, so I said, '-I wish you'd wait a minute, I'd like to go up to ;he house and buy a nickel's worth to eat of those apples." "Do you know," was his slow reply "what sort o' apples them air?" "tfo," I said. "Well, ;hem air will squeal a horg, them :iaint fit to eat, wont be ripe for • a month." I thought he was lying tome by the expression of his face and be- ;ause I could see that the ground was red with fallen fruit, which I knew would not bo likely, if the apples were green, but I decided to, say no more about apples to him, soon relapsing into a day dream, returning to uiy boyhood clays, living over again the happy years that are gone forever, and which were now so vividly ushered before me (I was born and raised until eight years old in Indiana—the land of fruit and hoosiers). Pleasant memories, one after another, came to me as I rode along. I recollected a good many stolen feasts where' in company with my brother and usually with one or two boys of similar ages I have gorged myself with ripe apples, peaches, pears or plums, rarely feeling any inconvenience except an extreme feeling of distension. 1 remember one orchard iu which there were some apples of very large size. I would now consider those apples especially tine, but then we could have the choice of much better ami so we selected the largest ones and set one after another on stakes in the ground, then gathering a lot of tame crabs and small russets we made war on them, generally when we hit one of them it was so mellow that it would burst into many pieces- I called particularly to mind an occasion in which I had tilled up with half ripe but perfectly hard peaches, and was recalling with silent smiles the picture I presented as 1 lay on the porch of the house, kicking and rolling iu agony, making the air resound with yells and threats ot ven- gence against the innocent tree that yielded the cause of ray exquisite misery, I was in the midst of this reverie when a "whoa!" sounded in. my ears, At the same instant the lines were un- qeremonously thrust into my hands, I looked, up; my wan was exhibiting the first symptoms of animate life I had sew in him, as be hastily clambered out of the buggy, I was surprised,, of course, and followed him w|th ray eyes, woqderingif he had gone suddenly insane. I might known better for the real old fashioned Mis* gourian, of which he was » perfect specimen t is too tnattey of fact and easy going to do so foolish a thing. He waJiFed tQtbe osage hedge in which thjre was a gap MJed up. by an oW rot* ten b.Q&rd laid acrpss from ong §j$e, t,o 1 • • ' 1 • JlJ_" i.1, ~. !-»*•» n .. J VlQ ™».» IT a juicy peach, il'.-iU.'hl'S it:} i \Vliy, , tiia)il-:" tl,( J ;.':<;;," I said. liiii'Mt bef'.nrc it up'' to tiic fi'ii (lann.'d rather I'IMTP- 'k. US ll( ; i'il n't jdt i , llnV. i. !'!!! o;',i i licni, i In 1 :; i ckly, "Do sou i'!">;iir ;>i .vaniv" ••Vt'cli. I ainL ilUT who usvii:; 'i'i\: '.'•< d'iril fool'll j'.') IIV ])('l!:<I host! jiOaclK'.-i HIV l-.t !;X";;l't::,' ; \\ iu;n there av j>>nt;-. bin: I';;ere wen- thi'iv didn't , t'/h'd u>y/' i;t iinsv.^mi, ;:•;.•• fliinplicity. "!>u; sup- | i •;.<'-. wanted those pitches ' •• ." : VL-nlured. "iT Uicy had .'•i them 1 rcclvuH." That . ;u:d 1 find it h l!ie <;i'i!';r;il )tn;l one here, "tirst O'.'iiif first ii:i matter whose it is. They U'ii'r it steiiihuc, find indeed i'or lliey don't "(jure whether I he owners see them take what they v. - iint or not; it is all the same. It reminds BIB oi: Dr. Bellamy's Looking Backward; their life is lived practically as near his theory ay I believe is probable. They would iiot, however, of: course, take more of; a neighbor's produce than they want to use at the time being. I can see why the south has produced so many of what we term outlaws, the descendants of the natives an; born in this atmosphere of freedom, educated to appropriate •\vhat!-;tlH>y went, knowing that the owner'has no more inherent right to it than they havs, and that what belongs to an individual as far as small things are concerned belongs to anyone who wants it first. They do not deign to ask for a thing they see and want, but take it expecting the same of others with themselves. It is a noble trait if not cartied too far, but it seems to me that in .one like the James Boys 01 Younger Boys, whose education is like ;all the vest, but whose natures are little depraved and desirps more difficult to ijatisfy it is an easy step from such little, harmless familiarities with each other's property to far more grave .offences, of taking property that is no so readily: parted with. We find the same general commendable trait o character in the James and Younge Boys, that of giving 1 the Jast morsel to a needier follow being, trusting to for tune to provide themselves''with the necessity parted with. And since J have seen and appreciated this praise worthy characteristic I am far less dis posed to think that they—those des peradoes still alive atj Stillwater—have not been punished sufliciently. Thej can not considering their youthl'a training, be considered as brutal as Harry Hay ward orsome other north ern desperado whose early traiuin was so different. Do not, however understand me to uphold the crimet committed by the James' and Young er ? s by.what I have written. E mere! mention it in connection with this peculiar custom because I see in the fact: gigantic and weighty excuses foi- Mis souri having produced so many trair robbers and bandits. It is only asl set it generosity, goodness and virtue per verted. 1 like Missouri, but am no' here to stay, only for a visit. O.B. PAUL M.I). SPECIAL TO CLEAR LAKE AUG. n. On Aug. lllh a special excursion train will be run to Clear Lake and return, leaving Algona at 9:22 a. m. Ee- turning, leave Clear Lake between (i and 7 p.m. Pare for the round trip, $1.40. The attraction will be the Annual Musical Festival for Northern Iowa. a Parties wanting to buy J. B. Case Agitator iioutd write or call on ifnd F, Jones, at The gwam, Algona, Iowa* It 13 the only machine that will pay for Itself and make big prof its for its owner In one season's work. There Is big money In threshing this year. CHEAP RAILBOAP For th'e yavipus occasions mentioned below p«e'standard first class fare for e round tylp,vj»: . Apua,l weting American PUavma Invalid August liarps 100 Sailor Hats at lOc. 50 Trimmed Pattern Haj« at cost, 100 shapes, all styles, Hats at cost. 1000 yards Summer Wash Goody at lOc; sold for 12o to 20c. 400 yards Wido Lace, .worth 50c to 75c, at 25(5 per yard. K- Bilk Waists at cost; all good, choice styles. 50 Capes at one-half regular price. New Fall Goods Arriving Each Day, JAS. TAYLOR. A m •i p in no ft m :45 p m :V1 \i m :li 7 pin ;i :!!1 u in i! :o2 \) m 111. and » [ 11 :0!> p . iftlftj by «r of do- ice School SimuM- em of tcontatns •itiouof rcctions nd and -f tho for and Uho |>Iots ictryv '" arc iess, '•Ml' \V1TII A Fresh Line of Groceries, &DODS, WE HAVE JUST ItECEIVED A New Pattern in Queensware-^Vic's Gilt/' We also carry, a full line of Glassware, Crockery, Etc. Try a pack of the best Flour in Algona— WHITE PFAKL, Call and be convinced that we sell goods as cheap a I' any firm in town. BUT j „ •£R AND WANTED. EGGS PATTERSON Ses**^ an 40 Pounds-of the best Granulated Sugar for $1. p f of the best laundry soap for $1. Other Groceries in Proportion. Buy buying For You Save Groceries "I !?oll at wholesale price to you save tho middle man. the consumer When you come to Algona look for'John Grove's financial school. He will Instruct you how to buy groceries at wholesale prices, I don't sell less than $16,50, so don't ask for it for I will have to refuse you, How can I give these big bargains V Why, even a child can understand it. I sell on a small mar* gin and get my pay, You don't have to pay for poor-pay trade, ' You buy • only goods, not accommodations. Buy of me and make your money go twice as far. Send for circulars and full particulars. Address orders to Remember we p»y all freight charges, ALGONA, IOWA. <";>•/ M ',&1 *' 1 ^ E, G, Bowyer, Jewelry, Silverware, Watches and d largest Stock, e emplpy oiijy Qpm en. Oall a? OUP OUR IS

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