The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on April 8, 1896 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 8, 1896
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THM REPUBLICAN, AUH)&A, IOWA, Wl£JbMSI;>A¥, APRlL 6, BY MILTON STARR. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year, in Advance $i-5° Six Months 75 Three Months 4° One of the congressional districts where there will be u tight this year over the nomination will be the fourth, where lilythe and Updegraff will be the candidates. A contest in which Blytlie takes a hand is always lively and interesting. In response to a request from Gov- Drake, Attorney General Rernley lias handed down an opinion or the anti- cigarette bill, holding it to be constitutional, of course. It is the cigarette itself that is unconstitutional. Everybody who lias tried it says so. The Iowa democrats are getting ready to boom Ex-Gov. Boies for president on a free silver' platform. They will have to swallow a rare assortment of hard money platforms, but on the other hand their candidate will have to swallow a lot of hard money speeches. Ex-President Harrison was married to Mrs. Dimmiclc at New York Monday evening. The nuptials naturally attracted wide notice. The ceretnony was witnessed by only about twenty invited guests, which included the members of Harrison's presidential ! nisehold. It is settled now that the legislature will adjourn April llth, next Saturday. Whether they are to have an extra session will depend upon the governor.. The legislators should see to it that everything is attended to and thus no necessity for an extra session may arise. It is no reflection on the legislature to say that their adjournment will be a popular act. The proposition to form Allison-McKinley clubs in Iowa is of course the acme of absurdity. One thing ought to be agreed on, that Allison is Iowa's first choice, and that he ought to have Iowa's hearty, united and unswerving support for the presidency. There need be no question with the Iowa delegation what to do in case Allison's campaign fails, as Iowa's second choice is well known by everybody, and all that need be done is to acknowledge and respect that second choice. But we do not want two names on our banner. Bro. S. C. Platt of the Iowa Falls sentinel has performed a service for his town in the issue of an illustrated edition of his paper, which makes a full showing of handsome business and residence structures, and what is of more value, a large number of views of local scenery. The houses may perhaps be duplicated in many other towns, but the scenery cannot be made to order, and the latter is what must give the town its greatest charm to "him who in the love of nature holds communion," etc. Our idea of a souvenir edition for Algona would be just this. The dim future may give ussomething,possibly, worthy of the opportunity nature has opened to the artist and the printer, but it will require time and work more than ever can be collected for. The Chicago Journal, a McKinley paper, says of the Iowa candidate for the presidency: By common consent he is admitted to belong to the very best type of the United States senator. He is generally ranked among the ablest American statesmen of his time and has been gaining friends and admirers steadily throughout his long public career. Few men are as well equipped as he for the onerous duties of the presidential office, and he would command the solid republican vote of the country if he were nominated for the post. And here is what the Kansas City Journal, another McKinley paper thinks: Senator Allison is not doing much talking, but his eminent qualifications and distinguished record are talking for him. If it is not McKinley in the early ballots it will be Allison on a later one. There may be among his constituents some who are surprised at Senator Funk's vote for the manufacture bill but it has been no secret that he has been a hard worker for several years ir wiping out probibitory legislation. Be fore the legislature met which passed the mulct law he predicted in his pape the repeal of prohibition- We think that future study of this subject wil convince Senator Funk and others wh have with him manifested in this mat teran enthusiasm worthy of a bette cause that the state has gone as far a it can be forced to go in yielding to thi demand of the liver cities and the pol iticians for the repeal of the statute for the repression of vice and crime We cannot believe that the Libera League of brewers, distillers and sa loon keepers represent the prevailing sentiment of the republicans of thi state, or that democratic combinations in behalf of their objects will be pop ular. Mark Hanna, who is known as Me Kiqley's manager, writes to an lows an in reply to an offer to organize ley ciubs in Iowa: I appreciate heartily the, spirit vhich leads you to make this offer. I vould be glad to encourage you in tlie fforls yon mention did I not think hey were illadvised. Senator Allison s well entitled to the hearty support of lie republicans of his state, and I cati tot consent to be a, party to any effort o wage a factitious war upon him. All hatMaj. McKinley's friends have ever isked, and what you as one of his sin- ere friends should Insist upon, is that vhen the Iowa delegation shall change ts vote, if it ever should, it shall vote or McKinley." This is in the right spirit. Allison is iot ranked along with such cheap as- Manderson and Collum, nor impossibilities like Morton, nor bosses ike Quay. Mark Hanna may not be a vise man, but he knows a statesman ivhen he sees one. BEE WEES AND DISTILLERS BEATEN. The small coterie of republican sen- tors who have been working with the emocrats all winter to secure the pas- age of a law to bring the long outlaw- d and law-defying brewery and distil- ery again under the protection of the tate have met with a most humiliat- ng defeat. The manufacture bill was •eaten in the senate last week by a yote f 27 to 22. Only 15 republican sena- ors stood with the democrats in support of the bill when it came to a vote, vhile every one of the 27 votes against t was cast by a republican. Senator lealy, of Fort Dodge, who was absent, ook the pains to have the record show hat had he been present he would have voted against the bill. So the republicans in the senate were against manufacture almost two to one. We hink tlrt if republican constituents lad in every case been properly repre- iented the vote would have been even greater against it. There appear to be ome senators, however, who wish to •epresent congressional' rather than .enatorial districts, who pay little at- ention to republican sentiment in the country places when river cities make demands, and who confidently rely upon toadying republican weeklies for 'uture support, though they may more accurately represent the principles and projects of the democratic dailies. But Jiat rotten kind of legislative timber is iot so plenty but that the outspoken republican weeklies, which have not hesitated to express the predominant sentiment of their constituencies, have won a victory in the defeat of this bill. It was a.measure which, considering the absolute silence of the republican state platform, should not have received the vote of a single republican senator who was not brave enough to avow bis intention during the campaign, when it was before the people only as in essential plank of. the democratic platform. FOR CUBAN RECOGNITION. By a vote of 244 to 27' the national louse of representatives on. Monday dopted the conference repoit on the Cuban question, which means the pas- age of these resolutions: Resolved, That in the opinion of ongress, a condition of public war ex- sts between the government of Spain ml the government, proclaimed, and or some time maintained by force of irms, by the people of Cuba; and that he United States of America should maitnain a strict neutrality between he contending powers, according to ach and all the rights of belligerents n the ports and territory of the Unit- d States. Resolved further, That the friendly fflces of the United States should be ffered by the president to the Spanish government for the recognition of the ndependence of Cuba. These are the resolutions adopted n-icinally by the senate, and so they vill not need to be voted on again. They go to President Cleveland whose iction is a rnatter of speculation. The esolutions carry the greater weight by eason of the lengthened deliberations f both houses of congress, the conse- liient complete illumination of the luban situation and the careful study given to the duty of the UnitedStates in he premises. They are emphasized by he abundantly demonstrated unity of public sentiment which is back of the .old and formal statement by congress if the attitude of the legislative branch if the government. When the significance of public sentiment in the United States is considered it is not to be vondered at that the people of Spain ire excited. The sent!ricntf. -'' • •on- xess, if given the sanr' n oi ';,;. pres- dent, will speak the cioath knell to Spanish hopes of continued dominion n the western world. COMPLIMENTS FOE MAYNE. Representative Mayne of Kossuth on Friday spoke in favor of the passage of the bill to prevent the issues of policies of fire insurance by companies which have not complied with the insurance laws of the state. The Register reporter gave an extended abstract of his speech, and concluded by saying The address by Mr. Mayne was certainly among the most logical, concise and convincing, if not the strongest made in advocacy of the bill. * * * The speed of Mr. Mayne, who, on this occasion demonstrated that he is as big mentally as physically, and in the latter re spect ho is the envy of the house, created a favorable sentiment for the bill which would have passed had it beer possible during the limited time at the command of the friends of the bill to disabuse the minds of faltering mem bers who vaguely suspected it was i measure in the interests of the alleged combine of state insurance companies but this was not immediately practical and the bill was defeated. In its "Legislative Notes" in Sun day morning's issue the Register pays our Representative this high com pliment: The people of Kossuth county could not, had they a million chances, have named a more competent and able man than Mr. Mayne, the gentleman who represents them in the house in the pres entgeneral assembly. A living exemplifi cation in himself that the strongest ar the gentlest, he is further typical of small and scholarly class of men whose prejudices are ever subordinate to i well balanced judgement, which re quires close examination before it owner acts. An ardent and loyal re publican, who loves the party of hi choice and conviction, yet Mr. Mayne is not a partisan who would sacrifice the interests of the common people in order to secure a political advantage Throughout the sesssion now drawing to a close, Mr. Mayne has answerec nearly if not every roll call during the winter, and devoted his whole time to the upbuilding of the best interests o the people of Iowa. A member who speaks only on rare occasions, Mr Mayne never fails to command the close attention of the house. A mem ber of seven of the leading committees of the house, Mr. Mayne hfes devoted a great deal of his time to committe work the past winter, giving every bil submitted close attention, and permit ting nothing to escape scrutiny. Th people of Kossuth county having onct secured such a representative, should continue to accord him political pref ereuce, and if they do, tins present Joy al representative in the house will b heard from in the arena of clean poli tics in the years to come. Salt by the barrel at Grove & Son's THE LAUNCHING OF THE.IOWA. I. Wake, giant of oak and steel, Asleep by the yellow sand, \nd give to the sea thy keel, And bid farewell to the land. A.t the touch of beauty arise, At the words that shall bid theo move, At the hand that shall thee baptize, And give to the sea its love. II. Sail, sail O ship that is ours, New warrant that peace shall be, Whatever the cloud that lowers, O ship of the western sea! To every land on the earth, To seas that are fair and far, Bear 'them the message of worth That peace is better than war! . III. And guard thou ever our fame, From gulf to the utmost bay, And keep forever thy name As fair as it is to-day. And if ever grim war should come, In spite of the mien we bear— With the sound of the hurrying drum, And a wail of death on the air— IV. Then open thy sides of steel, •' And fight with thy thousand meri Till the ships of the fooshall fee'l There are giants abroad again; And thunder with all thy guns, And smite with thy lightning stroke, Nor stop though thy bravest sons Lie bleeding in battle's smoke. V. Dry out to them Perry's name, Remember how Lawrence fell, And the flag that's above the llame, In spite of the fires of hell. And if ever a foe should bid Thee yield to a haughty hand Toll him what our Morris did When he sank with the Cumberland. VI. Far better the ship go down And her guns and her thousand men, In the depths of the sea to drown, Than ever to sail again With the day of her promise d:mc, Or the star of her glory set, Or a thread from the standard gone, That never has yielded yet. VII. Then wake O giant of steel That sleeps by the yellow sand, Arise from thy dreams and feel The thrill of a nation's hand! Sail, sail to many a main, Strange lands and to trackless ways, But ever come back again, New crowned with the victor's bays. VIII. Your colors already we know— The colors our hearts adore, The sea waves white, and the wines red glow And the blue sky bonding o'er. Sail, sail, O sail, But come at the last. If from the battle, or from the gale, With the old flag at the mast. S. II. M. Byers. How's This, Bro. Mayne? Bancroft Register: Palo Alto county has a thrifty set of officials. Last weel W. W. Alcorn telephoned over to the treasurer there to know what his taxes were on the farm in that county that he traded foi last fall. He was told the amount and sent over a draft for it; when the tax re ceipt came it was found to include a dog tax and a small personal tax. Mr. Alcon drove over into that county about si) years ago, and he supposes the tax was leyied against him then. Telephone 19—Grove & Son. For Seeders, Harrows and Cultivat ors call at the Wigwam. Chase & Sanborn s famous Boston Coffees and Seal Brstnd Tea for sale, on ly by Walker Bros.—18tf G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT- For the Grand Army of the Republi Encampment, to be held at Cedar Rap ids April 28th to 30th, excursion ticket will be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St- Paul R'y at one fare for the round trip. See that good substantial lot of work ing shoes for men and boys at BUOWNELL & ALFRED'S. OHEAP EXOUBSIONS TO THE WEST AMD SOUTH. On April 31 and May 5,1890, the North Western Liue will sell Home Seekers' ex cursion tickets, with favorable time limits to a large number of points in the Wes and South at very low rates. For ticket and full information apply to agents Cm cago & North-Western R'y. 28-31 upt. Reed of Kossuth, Supt. Thompson of Hancock and Oreo. Hanna, of Lu Verne, Decided that Corwith Should Have $200. There was an important high joint omrnission ia session in Algona Fri- ay last, to adjust the differences be- ween Corwith independent district ,nd Lu Verne district township, grow- ut of the collection of school taxes rom that portion of Corwith independ- ut district lying in Kossuth county. Cosstith county land was taken in by he Corwith people 'for educational nirposes nine years ago, but the taxes lowed into the Kossuth county treas- iry just the same, and the amount of ,ccumulations in dispute was about 1600. County Superintendents Reed, f Kossuth, and Thompson, of Hanock county, were two of the commis- ioners and Geo. W. Hanna, the sage f Lu Verne, was the third. The Cor- vith people wanted the entire $1600, mt the report, signed by Reed and lamia, only gave them $200. This matter has been in dispute a long time ind the original contention of Lu- Verne looked to the restoration of the Cossuth county land to that township the ground of insufficient notice of ts intended absorption by Corwith. But despite the fact that the annexa- ion proceeding went on Avithout the knowledge of the Lu Verne people, the courts held the notice to have been legally-sufficient, and Corwith kept the and. The township officers werehow- iver unable to agree on a settlement, and the courts decided that Corwith was entitled to arbitration. The law provides for a settlement in accordance with the equities in such cases, and with that in view it was taken into :onsideration that numbers of pupils u the Corwith district have been get- bing their schooling in Lu Verne. It is inderstood that the result is displeas- ng to the Corwith people, who were •epresented by Attorney Woods, while Geo. E. Clarke appeared for Lu Verne. HIGH JOINT'COMMISSION. t Sat in Algona Friday and Dis* posed of Long Standing Differences between Corwith and LuVerne. CANDIDATES FOR SUPREME JUDGE Sheldon Mail: Judge Ladd is only 40 years of age, having been born in June, '55. He graduated at college in 879, and from the law department of the State University of Iowa in 1881. The judge was raised on a farm. He is a broadminded man of liberal education, a man of the people in the high- jst and best sense of these terms. He enjoys perfect health, has abso- .utely no bad habits, and the robust and vigorous physique with which nature and his temperate care of himself have blessed him endow him with a great capacity for work. Judge Ladd is now serving his third term on the district bench. His third nomination was tendered him unanimously by both republicans and democrats. His work and experience on the district bench have schooled him admirably for the work he would have to do as a member of the higher court. His decisions have stood the test of the supreme court so well and have been affirmed so generally by lhat body that his fitness is known of all men who are familiar with the records of these courts. Judge Ladd has no more earnest and hearty supporters than are found among attorneys and judges who know enough of his record to enable them to judge intelligently of the merits of his work. His fitness for a place on the supreme bench is recognized and acknowledged throughout the state Judge Ladd's uprightness of character, the sturdiness of his integrity and the purity of his private life add immeasurably to the many virtues of the man. A stalwart in his devotion to republican principles, a worker for the cause everywhere and always in the exercise of the rights and priveileges of an appreciated American citizenship, he is nevertheless so genial, courteous and considerate toward those who differ with him and his party that he rarely offends or creates personal or political enmity. Among us who know Judge Ladd no man stands or has ever stood higher in both private and public esteem than he. Coon Rapids Enterprise: Judge S. M. Weaver, of I»wa Falls, is a candidate for the nomination for the supreme bench. Judge Weaver is one of the ablest jurists in the state, a man of wide reading, thorough knowledge oi law, and sturdy manhood. He would be a credit to the state as a member of the supreme bench and no man in Iowa is more deserving of the distinguished honor. Ladies umbrella underskirts, underwear of all Muds at Setchell & Setchell's. inery Goods APRIL 9, 10 and llth, THE WORK OF PREPARATION Arrangements for the Cordner Meetings in Progress—Nic- oulm's Rink the Place. There Will be One Hundred Singers— The Churches Celebrated Easter Sunday—Other Church Matters. THE Is now ready. Everything in it is new and original. It contains articles bv Capt. Capt. Charles King, U. S. A. Ex-Gov. Geo. W. Peck, of \Visconsin. and other noted writers, and is an entertaining number, well illustrated The ticket agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul B'y has a limited number to dispose of at the rate of ten (10) cents each, and those desiring a copy should call on him without delay. 28-29 Mr. O. Norton, 1355 Wabash Ave. Chicago, 111., in writing to Dr. T. Wood of McGregor, Iowa, says the bottle o: his Worm Destroyer given to his child has done it a wonderful good. He wishes to know where he can get a new supply in Chicago. The Fuller & Ful ler Co. and all the wholesale druggists of Chicago will supply all retail drug gists- LADIES: You are cordially invited to inspect our beautiful and expensive line of Paris and Chicago Trimmed Hats, Misses and Children's Caps, Infants Silk and Muslin Hoods and Hats, untrimmed Hats, Laces, Flowers, Ribbons and everything used in the composition of that poem entitled "Hats and Bonnets" Setchell & SetchelL Active preparations are in progress for the evangelistic meetings which are to be opened in Algona one week from next Monday evening, April 20. A n-oblem of first importance has been Ihe procuring of an audience room adequate to the comfortable accommoda- ;ion of t^ose who will attend, and the ft icoulin rink has been settled upon as ;he only solution short of a tent, which s naturally objected to, particularly on account of the very uncertain weather of the closing days of April and those of early May. The rink has a good and solid floor, and a roof which is warranted to shed rain, and is easibly accessible, and near enough to the business of the town. It will be seated with chairs, mainly, and it is calculated that in the neighborhood of 1,000 people can be seated in it, its dimensions being 107 by 40 feet. A platform capable of accommodating the speaker, about one liundred singers and the musical instruments will be a feature of the hall, which it is understood will be relieved to an extent of its somber aspect by whatever decorative work may be done. As will be guessed, from the room allotted to the singers, the musical feature of the meetings will be a prominent one. Mr. L. C. Burnett, of Cleveland, Ohio, will have sole charge of the musical program. All he asks is that from 60 to 100 singers be placed at his disposal and he will answer for results. Mr. Burnett's reputation is that of a very capable musical conductor. There is no doubt that 100 good singers can easily be secured in Algona. Their selection is placed in the hands of line pastors of the several churches. One of the things which all evangelists place among the essentials is a union of all the denominations which cooperate in evangelistic work. This condition has been happily met in Algona, the movement having had its origin with the pastors of the Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian and Congregational churches, who are working together in praiseworthy accord. In this as in other respects the conditions are very favorable to success. Rev. Cordner, the gentleman who is to conduct the special meetings, is now engaged in a like work in Platteville, Wisconsin, and reports repeived here from Pjatteville pastors indicate that as great a work is being accomplished as atNaghwi- EASTER OBSERVANCES, There were services appropriate to Easter in all Algona churches Sunday At the Catholic church the floral decorations of the altar, the reading anc the sermon by Rev. Father Nichols were in recognition of the event celo brated by the Christian world. There was a handsome show of flowers at the Episcopal church, and Rector Miller discoursed of the risen Christ. Rev. G W. Southwell, at the M. E. church, el oquently discussed the resurrection oi the body, and Rev. D. R. Landis, of the Baptist church, delivered one of bis able sermons suited to the Easter rest ival- There were the usual beautuu floral decorations at the Congregation^ church, where, contrary to custom, the Sunday school rendered a special pub lie service in the auditorium, b.egiuning at 10 o'clock, which was of a high oro er and much enjoyed. The only dwap poiotment was that the unexpected ength of the program compelled the mission of the sermon by Rev. C. E. Sinclair which was to follow. The or- hestra, with Mrs. Maude Smith Jones it the organ, rendered fine music, and olos were sung by Mrs. Sinclair, wife f the pastor, Mr. Alf Rise and Miss jillie Ranks. CirUKCn NOTES AND NOTICES. A union service of the Methodist, Baptist and Congregational people was leld at the church of the .last named denomination Sunday night, which was much crowded. The sermon was by ' lev. D. R. Landis, of the Baptist / hurch, and was one worthy of the oc- l lassion. An X ray social will be given by the •oung people of the Congregational ihurch at the residence of Mrs. Hunt, Thursday evening. Admission ten cents. This includes a full set of X rays. Preaching services at the S. D. A. iliurch will be held after this only on Mday, Saturday and Sunday even- ngs instead of every night. Sabbath school held every Saturday at 2 o'clock and preaching following at 3 p. m. The Sabbath of the bible and other important subjects will be discussed from a bible standpoint. All are cordially invited to attend. , s j REV. HENRY JOHNSON. Ladies shirt waists in India Linen Parisian design, beautifully dainty in ;oloring at Setchell & Setchell's. THE COW IS COMING. Sioux City Journal: Interest in the dairy is awakening all along the line in this region. That the farmers are turning their serious attention to ic is evidenced by the fact that one can bardly pick up a country newspaper published within the Sioux City territory without finding a reference to an effort to establish a new creamery or to the operation of an old one. The movement is geaeral, and may be noted as well in Minnesota as in South Dakota, in Nebraska as in Iowa. The hard times through which we have been passing have given impetus' to the movement. The low prices of small grains and the uncertainties of profit attending meat production, ow» ing to disease and price fluctuations, have determined the farmers to extend their operations into the dairy field—to still further diversify their industry, Some of course have been producing milk and butter in the past, but the movement is now much greater. The example of the few who have heretofore engaged in dairying, the fact that th«y have felt the pinch of bard times less than their neighbors who bad not; yet gone into the enterprise,. basstim* ulated the spread of the industry;,. Tbe financial stringency will of pourse pre? 'ventas-rapid development as WfW. P9. experienced in better times, aw ;vne farmers have set their faces in the right; direction. That Is the main tbipg, They will not turn back. Let the cows come. Also the hen- It's a poor farmer in more than ope sense who has his eggs all in one basket. With the cow will come not only increased prosperity and comfort to the farmer, but an acceleration ol business in all the towns and cities. There will come with the ability to buy larger purchases of the products of various industries. There will be fewer bad, debts, fewer long waits for pay day and fewer long faces. There will be more cash and more happiness. The cow is a gold mine that does not need the hazard of prospecting.. . The cow is coming in increasipg numbers. This paper can carry to its readers interested in the prosperity Qf Sioux City and its surrounding country no batter news than that. i -

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