The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on January 1, 1896 · Page 1
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ilft V r* * ""' * " *" "*<V* •"'& VOL JOY, ALGONA, KOSStfTH OOtTMtY, IOWA, WEfcKJ£St>At« JANUARY 1, 1896. NO, NEW BASIS FOR THE GDARD 1 JAS. F, Cohgresswan Curtis, of Iowa, Introduces & Bill to Improve the National Guard. Out Soys are Interested iti this—towa 3. A, R, Men Adopt Sensible Resolutions in Regard to Soldier's Monument. Hand and Power Corn Shelters. i tK»i^...«. *»«. — WILSON'S LIBRARY, Diamond Feed Grinders, Horse Powers, , i Steam Feed Cookers, Tank Heaters, Bob Sleighs, Cutters and Everything in Season at 1 t • • '• **• * " * * I The Wigwam* Prices'always right. WILFRID P, JONES, The Wigwam. ALGONA, IOWA. Pine Slabs. For Kindling, ati Congressman Curtis has introduced a bill which will be of interest to the members of the National Guard of Iowa and many other military inclined citizens. The measure is designed for tho organizing and disciplining of the militia of the eoveral states. The bill provides that the several states shall organize and maintain in active preparation military companies of not to exceed forty-two men and three officers, as follows: Alabama 36 companies, Arkansas 24, California 36, Colorado 12, Connecticut 18, Delaware 4, Florida 9, Georgia 36, Idaho 12, Illinois 84, Indiana 60, Iowa 48, Kansas 36, Kentucky 48, Louisiana 24, Maine 18, Maryland 24, Massachusetts 48, Michigan 48, Minnesota 24, Mississippi 36, Missouri 60, Montana 12, Nebraska 12, New Hampshire 12, New Jersey 24, New York 144, North Carolina 36, North Dakota 6, Nevada 12, Ohio 96, Oregon 12, Pennsylvania 120, Bhode island 8, South Carolina 24, Tennessee 48, Texas 48, Vermont 12, Virginia 24, Washington 12, West Virginia 12, Wisconsin 36, Wyoming 12. The second section provides that the commanding, officer of each company, duly commissioned by tbe state, be paid the sum of $60 a month, provided, first, that said officer shall give his whole time'to his state for tbe organizing and disciplining of the company over which he has command; second, that said officer shall make himself familiar with all military laws and forms, and keep all records and papers as prescribed by law; third, that said officer shall let no other busii ness interfere with his military duties under penalty of stoppage of pay; fourth, that said officer shall keep, at a convenient location, an office for the transaction of military business; fifth, that said officer shall, when duly authorized, act as a .recruiting, officer for £hfi:United:>State8 A serviceV Nothing in 'proviso,third> shall prevent any officer from doingvbusiness?w,liich,does not4ti- 4'erfere/w-itn tiitfailtiitary duties. T, Section three provides that each enlisted man be allowed the sum of-,81, per month ;for attendance on at least four drills each mo'n^h, and 10 cents per hour for all extra .drills called by the Commanding officer- ^Any soldier absent from any regular drill ordered by the company comman,der shall forfeit the sum of 25 cents for each drill missed, providing that two drills missed in one month shall subject the delinquent to a forfeiture of- pay for two months. Every soldier who fails to attend two drills in succession must make written excuse, which will be forwarded to tbe adjutant of the army with the recommendation of the commanding officer. The company commander shall forward a muster and duty report to the adjutant general of the army on the last day of each quarter. From these reports shall be drawn the warrants in payment of the men, "This act shall take effect in each state as soon as said state has made provision by law for organizing, clothing, and equipping and maintaining of the companies prescribed," ' A Builditig Needed by the State for Such Contributions. Some months ago it was stated that the private library of the late United States Senator James F. Wilson might find its way into the state historical department We understand that his family have decided that this collection shall dome to the department if it Can be provided proper care—room and cases. This library comprises about everything that has been published by the general government from the beginning, including all the Annals, Debates and Proceedings of Congress, complete set of the American state pa* pers, reports of all the great scientific surveys, special reports, miscellaneous publications, etc., etc. For historical purposes and reference this Wilson collection, consisting of unbroken sets of valuable works, will always possess the highest value. It could serve no better purpose than that of being made accessible to the people of Iowa at the capitol. Hon. James F, Wilson, it is well known, contributed to the public library at Fairfield—the bright little city where he resided—several thousand valuable books, said Mr. Fleming in last night's Capital, many of which Were saved from his regular allowance as representative and United States senator, and many paid for out of his .own private means. Since his widely lamented death, the library have inserted on the inside of each cover a little printed slip containing a fine engraved portrait of Mr. Wilson and a brief tribute to him as the donor of the volume.. This tribute is as tasteful as it is just. What better monument could the people at his home erect to one whose friendship for them was so unboundingly generous and well directed? We're TO SUPPLY YOUR WANTS AFTER CHRISTMAS THE SAME AS BEFORE, AT THE Opera House Grocery, A;POSER FOR EDITORS. LuVerne News: TheKbssuth county editors will meet at Algona on Monday, Jan. 6/ We see by the program, which la a good one, that ye editor of .the News is down for the subject: "Is it practicable or profitable to sue delinquents who 'refuse' papers and pay- jDQent? r ,! Now boys, why couldn't you give us"' something easy? We do not believe^in sueing, but when we find an office, like this, where there are dozens believe who ow,e since '90 its high time to, do something. \A s. • vS Not Necessary I rf-t ; can, sell ypu a nice new ,ftve4rawer Sewing Ma- cjiin© a,t $30, a still better one at f§5, so it is not nec«, ejs^ry,to>send you? money east to get a macjrne t&at; yotf get you mil never know ~at what factory it ismfi4f, and when you should need repairs you may, ' THE RELIGION OF ARMENIA, > Armenians claim that their ancestors were Christians before the end of the first century of our era, But their history points back to Gregory, the Illuminator, a prince of the royal line of Armenian kings, as the founder of their national church, He was born A- A 257, and after many persecutions was consecrated head of the Armenian church. Hia successors took tbe ftitle of'patriarch, later of catholicos, and ^.ejected by the bishops, The Bible was translated into Armenian about '431 A. P. The Armenian, church was part of tbe Greek church till the year 401, wlieja its cathojicos solemnly an* nulled, in full synpd, tbe decrees of the council of Cbelcedoq. Since that time /; ONE ON AIi6<!>NA.? , h^itemore Ohampion: An amus- ncident iff related ,at;;the expense ,ona!s unfortunate Wcatibtfi^owW ,ln the woods some where -i between the Milwaukee'depot and West Berid.> A young commercial traveler on his third trip through ^tnis territory, stepped aboard the train at Wesley and finding a fellow traveler with whom he was acquainted, the time was passed very pleasantly till they reacbed Algona.' When the train was stopped at that depot out nearly to Sexton', his acquaintance was getting ready to leave the car and said: "Don't you make Algona?" "Oh i o," said he' glancing sarcastically across the street at the old brick creamery, "I don't make any towns smaller than Wesley or Whittemore." His friend then informed him that Algona was quite a place and induced him to stop off. Great was his surprise and chagrin when they got down town, and he proposed a walk down the street, seeing the joke was at his expense, where they got something warming with sugar in it. He "makes" Algona every trip now. THE HISTORIC ROUTE, The Nashville, Chattanooga & St, Louis railway, the model railroad of the south in equippement, roadway apd service; is also the greatest in' historical interest, more than fifty famous battlefields and five national cemeteries being located on tbe various lines of this (System. This is-the preferred route to Atlanta for the Cotton States and International Exposition, open from Sept, 18, to Pec, 31, 1895, for which very Jow excursion rates have been' made, Through sleeping car service frowst, Louis tp Atlanta via Ev- ansyiUe, Nashville and Chattanooga, Thisjjs-tbe rpute of the famous "Pixie Flyer;", through sleeping car line which runs^fte year around between Nashville; and Jacksonville, f Fia, For further jnlpnnatiop, address Briar<Jt F, HiU>$8'Marquette Building, Chicago, IU., 4 oy R, 0, Cowardin, Westers Pas* Railway - • The Nicest Newest Stock of f^iiejn; fie Country to Select From .'•.., Do not fail to see what we have for New lean Presents. We carry a nice line of ^Silverware "/-n 4% [first-class Hardware Store, new lot of to choose from. Yours for business, .Steplenson & Stacy. RE MO VED! 'i'M To ChriscMJles' Block; Patterson & Son, Where we will be pleased to see all our old ,_ T _ T ,, and many new ones. We have just opened upone sf oK the most complete lines of-—- , '- r * Crockery, Lamps, Glassware, Etc, as there is in the ,$or|hwes1v Call and look;ove£\cpj stoefc; it,gives us pleasure to show our g0o|is;, £$ji

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