The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 13, 1896
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BY MILTON STAfcR. SUBSCRIPTION RATES; One Year, in Advance. Six Months fhfee Months .40 President Cleveland has added about 30,000 places to the list ift which Civil service examinations are required, is a great sweep for civil service form. It Congressman Sam Clarke has been renominated for congress. It was a proper and expected thin*. lie is one of the best and brainiest of Iowa Congressmen. Hon. W. W. Cornwall, of Spencer, is a candidate for judge to succeed Judge Thomas. He is now serving his second term in the legislature, is a bright and growing man, and is well thought of. It was another great McKinley week. The Ohio man carried California, Indiana and Michigan with very insignificant opposition. No other candidate was heard of. After the Illinois convention everything broke loose. There is no doubt what the Iowa democratic convention will do. Out of 603 delegates elected in 63 counties up to Saturday night 454 were for Boies and silver, to 149 against. The convention will do its work with a wild war whoop that will impress upon the thoughtful, who remember what these same men did last year, the fickleness and the insincerity of Iowa democratic politicians. Accessions to the McKinley column are coming thick and fast. Six of Morton's delegates have announced their intention to vote for McKinley on the first ballot. Six of the twelve delegates from Connecticut have announced a like intention. A break in Massachusetts is expected this week. Five contests in Texas, Alabama and Mississippi have been withdrawn, leaving the seats of the McKinley delegates uncontested. Elkins in West Virginia has got out of the way and that state will join McKinley along with other states holding conventions, this week. However, these matters are merely incidental. The struggle is over and the victory won. years to $186,000,060. there was a surplus of upwards of Wi,000,000, in 1892 of$10,000,000, and in 1893 of $2,000,000. Then the balance began to pile up on the other side and big loans took rank as the great industry. From 1865 to March 4, 1898, the national debt was reduced from$2,381,530,000 to $585,034,000 or three- fourths of the entire debt. At that rate the whole debt would have been obliterated by 1900. But under tariff reform and democratic maladministra- tion more than$162,000,000 has been added to the debt in three years. Some people in 1892 thought the country needed a change, does. Now everybody What we are is the important thing. What somebody says we are is of less account. Character is a matter of momentous concern, but reputation, or word calculated to color reputa- any tion, is comparatively a trifle. If a man is told that his home has burned down he is only agitated until he finds that his informant was mistaken. If the house is a ruin, he need not complain of being told of it. If his house is on fire the man who gives the alarm is his friend. He should hand him $5.00. DIZZY DEMOCRATS. The democrats of Palo Alto county adopted these resolutions at their recent convention: Eesolved, That we favor the free and unlimited coinage ot gold and silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 without the aid or consent of any other government. t/UllOCUU Vi l*"J «-••--• p- - . „ That we favor Hon. Horace Boies foi delegate at larce to the Chicago convention; and believing that the financial question is the only issue before the people this year, .the .delegates from this county are hereby instructed to vote for and to use all honorable means in support of. these resolutions at the state convention in Dubuque. The very interesting query now suggests itself, what will these people, who are for free silver as the only right solution of "the only issue before the munition consist 6f a loud* ^olce fthd an abundant find ready volley of profanity." The Pocahontas Record ufg69 th6 RE* PUBMOAN to "not lose sight df the fact that that (this) district was the best represented district in the state of toftttin the recent senate." The REPUBLICAN took exception to only one of the Senator's votes. We think the Record is mistaken with regard to the sentiment of this district, If It means republican sentiment. The Burt Monitor makes the extraofdi^ nary complaint that the Algona papers are talking too much about what other towns In the county are doing and not talking much about what Algona is doing. Well, Bert, would you feel better if we were hog headed like you are and refused to recognize merit when and where we.saw it? The REPUBLICAN is a county paper. The Denison Review lays it down as a maxim of newspaper conduct "never to write on any topic unless you have something specific to say. It is a thousand times better to use the shears and paste pot to fill editorial space than to deal merely in words and platitudes for the sake of appearance and to fill space." The Review's editorials exemplify and recommend this precept. The Ledyard Leader under the conduct of R. Moore Carpenter will be independent. It says: "As in business, so in politics, the paper will bo untrammelled and strictly independent. Political discussion will be quite secondary and the basis of our political bias will be our honest conception of the policies that will best conserve the patriotic purpose of 'the greatest good to the greatest number.' No party, no faction can claim us."' The West Bend Journal, in the course of an article in the best spirit, says what many .other observers believe, that "if a better acquaintance was cultivated between the clergy and the press fewer misunderstandings would occur and fewer harsh criticisms be'indulged in between them. They certainly belong, and should be, side by side in exposing and 'eradicating that which is bad, and teaching, encouraging, and upbuilding all that tends to make life better. And to successfully do this a perfect confidence must fee .established between them." Burt B. Hay ward, son of W. 0. Hayward, editor of the Garner Signal about twenty pears ago, has just married a bride Skirts and FROM TODAY on we Will sell this line COST! AT COST. COME EAKLY, YOU KNOW WHAT TAYLOE SAYS, GOES, NO RESERVE, ALL MUST GO people this year," do if, as is quite possible, the democratic national convention should nominate Cleveland or some other gold standard man on a gold standard platform? It appears to us that Bro. Branagan must have been asleep. A GREAT WORK BEING DONE. The Closing Days of the Revival Meetings Are Rich in Their Good Results. Between Two and Three Hundred Conversions-Meetings Close To-morrow Night, when Mr. Cordner will go to West Union. The Methodist General Conference in session in Cleveland took very decided action on Monday on the race question. The Cleveland hotels have treated the colored delegates just as well as the whites, making no distinction whatever. The conference passed a resolution indorsing this policy of the hotel keepers and demanding that wherever it is decided to hold the conference in the future a guarantee be obtained for equal treatment. This is the only right thing. Of all the differences between men externals are of the least impor- Whether a man may be black THE PEOPLE HAVE CHOSEN. There is apparently no good to be gained by keeping up the pretence of a contest that is really at an end. If McKinley lives till the St. Louis convention he will be nominated by a good majority on'thte first ballot, if a ballot is taken, and it will be as well to accept the situation now as a now. Xot to eliminate month from the perspnal tance. or white, rich or poor, learned or learned, is of no account from Christian standpoint. un- the It is settled now that Gov. Drake will call an extra session of the legislature for next winter. There are some considerations which are strongly urged, and among them is the fact that the code revision work cannot be properly done at a regular session. Much progress was made last winter in committee, and this can be made full use of next winter, while the work would have to be all done over again if left to a new legislature. The REPUBLICAN did not at first think favorably of the extra session plan, but the discussion in the newspapers has evidenced a preponderence of sentiment in its favor. The governor did well to consult public sentiment and now that it appears to have spoken he does well to follow where it has led. One of the duties of the Iowa delegation to St. Louis will be* to select a member of the national committee. For the past twelve years Jas. S. Clarkson has represented the state on that com- mitee, but now he authorizes the Register to say that he does not desire a reelection. Mr. Clarkson is a very strong and a very aggressive man, a fighter of the fighters, and an enthusiast in every work he undertakes. He has had as much to do in the management of the . affairs of the national committee aa any other member, and any man who has wanted anything done has .always felt better if he could get Clarkson on his side. His term of service on the committee is a sufficient demonstration of his strength and ability as a political leader, if anybody ever doubted the fact. element at once will seem to imply a hostility to the already anointed republican standard bearer which does not in truth exist in the hearts of republicans anywhere. Instead of evincing loyalty to any other candidate previously supported, keeping up the fight longer will seem to mean disloyalty to the victorious candidate and to the party which he will lead to victory. There is every reason to wish to see all other candidates' withdraw and the contest over men be^definitely brought an end before the conventions meets. In the meantime there is no reason why any republican, in Maine or Iowa, or anywhere in this broad land, if he really wants to shout for McKinley, should not get right up now and shout. of Spanish parentage, but who was born and lived most of her life in Havre, France where her father, until his death, some 13 years ago, was mayor of that city. She came to this country with relatives at the time of the world's fair, and lived for a time at Chicago, and later at Brooklyn. The acquaintance of the young couple began sometime ago in Chicago. The groom came west about a month ago and went on to Colorado, where he has a position 1 at a mine in which his father and other Dav- enporters arc interested. His wife will soon join her husband in the western home. The groom's father has done very well since leaving the editorial chair, and is now president of two Davenport banks. True Stories. .The Whlttembre Champion tells o,'f the pillar of the church who went to meeting Sunday evening and went to sleep. He was called upon to offer prayer and being dutifully punched by his better half, bel- The Cordner meetings at the rink are still the first subject of interest and discussion on the streets, iii places of bus- t •__ A. It A \it\ *v\ nr* MMlOV iness and iu the homes. . ihey are to close tomorrow night, after which Mr. Cordner goes to West Union, in response to an urgent invitation from the business men of the place, and then to Perry. Algona is a town which never had a revival of special interest within the recollection of the oldest inhabitant, and many seriously believed that she never would have. It is here, though, and it will be many a day beioro the stirring up we are getting will be forgotten? Old settlers say that they never saw such an excited day in Algona as Saturday was. Serious exception has been taken to some ot Mr. Cprd- ner's words in characterizing certain social pleasures and business methods and transactions, and these furnished the fuel for Saturday's flame. be heard over Betsey, kindle lowed out loud enough to the church; "Gol durn ye it yourself." The LuVorne Eeview says that a man neighboring town, who could not in a spare a dollar for a home paper, sent fifty two-cent stamps to a down east Yankee to learn how to stop a horse from slobbering. He got the receipt and will probably never forget it. Here it is: "To stop a horse from slobbering teach him to spit." , BAND CONCERT. The leper was one of the grandest of the series. , ., To-morrow night is announced as the closing night. Mr. Cordner has bad a pressing invitation from the business men of West Union and will go there for a few days before the Perry meetings- STAND BY THE PREACHER. One of the largest meetings was that of Saturday night, and the sermon was one of the most powerful. The audience was probably larger than it would have been on a Saturday night on account of the unwarranted question that had been raised on the street as to whether Mr. Cordner had the support of the Algona churches. The audience manifested every sign of cordial sanction. There is no question but that the ministers and churches, with but slight and unimportant exception among the members are in full sympathy with the effort he is making under their auspices. They did not secure him in the first place without knowing that he was an approved and eminently successful evangelist. They are in accord too, with the general ethical positions he takes. The great common object being to induce men to accept Christ as savior and master, any individual application is naturally and necessarily left to individual responsibility. Mr. Cordner has frequently expressed his appreciation of the unqualified support given him'-by the pastors-, "and he .has had every reason for so doing. THE LAST MOUND BUILDER. Man of Immense Skull Cavity . and Terror-Inspiring Jaw Bone He Was. . Last Discovered* Bones of a Race of Men. Thousands of Years Extinct—Two Skeletons Uncovered. evangelist is very positive, uncompromising and outspoken in his attacks upon whatever he deems sinful, and nobody is spared iu the application. Church members have been sharply criticized in numerous particulars; dancing, card playing and theatre go- inc have been condemned, and liquor selling and drinking, gambling, usury and extortion have been denounced -in The tide of opinion may ebb and flow and be on no two days at the same level, but the facts remain. These are a few of them which alone must condemn the present administration. The excess of national expenses over its income for the fiscal year ending June 30 will be about$25,000,000. This will taring up the deficit for three demo- AMONG THE NEWSPAPERS. The paper that is showing the greatest improvement in good looks this spring is the Cedar Rapids Republican. It is getting to be as handsome as it is good. Editor Reagan, of the Armstrong Journal, announces his intention to be a candidate for nomination for recorder of Emmet county on the republican ticket. The Fort Dodge Messenger thinks that "Any Iowa family into which the Midland goes for one year will be more likely to go without any other magazine than drop it." One of the very best patronized papers in this county, if its advertising columns are to be the criterion, in the Wesley Reporter. The Reporter last week was almost too full for utterance. The republican papers of the state are hearty in their expressions of indorsement of the candidacy of Mayor Conger of Des Moines for presidential elector at large. Conger is one of the best and ablest republicans in Iowa. Here is a just remark from the Carroll Herald: "Senator Cullom deserves the sound drubbing he got from the republicans of Illinois at Springfield. He allowed the big bosses to make a great big fool of him. He will know better nejct time." ' The Emmetsburg Pemocr.ai seems J«r. clined to regard the editors of the Spencer Reporter, the Emmetsburg Reporter and the Estherville Vindicator as spring chickens. Maybe so, but they are not running around after the democratic old hen. The Sioux City Journal calls attention to the fact that "Senator Teller's threat to leave the republican party has been before the public nearly two weeks, and the party has not yet sent a committee to him to beg of him not to disrupt the organization by any such rash move." The Sac Sun concluding a bright paragraph on the unsatisfactory results of indulgence in political controversy says that "while personal argument may be profitable at times, it always is best to evade a skirmish with the n|an whosestockof am- The Opening Concert Comes Saturday Night—Is a. Popular Institution. The Algona Cornet Band will give a concert on the Court House square Saturday evening, from 7 to S, .with, the following program: _ . Directorate March........ t r,?™« La Czarina, Ma/urkaRussi L. Gunne terms as vigorous as the used. old prophets The revival is all the time increasing in power and inlluence. It;has been steadily successful from the start. Many have turned already to Christian lives, and many others have manifested an interest never before felt. Between 200 and 300 people have start- PLUM CREEK LAND. n. Farmer for Wants $1177 an Acre Land in That Township. When Plum Creek farmers put their figures up to$1,177 for an acre or! land people begin to open their eyes. That is what C. C. Wolfe did in giving in his bill of damages to the board in the matter of laying the road petitioned for by C. M. Doxsee ed in the better way. The music is under the conduct of , Selection from Ernanl.... • • • -Venn Pearls of the Orient, waltz ..J. S. Angoll Zanzibar March -.-•• • :• • • '.? ol .?. lel The band has received an invitation to play for the Burt picnic, which comes June 6th. It has also received already a hundred dollar invitation tor the Fourth. Algona should have a celebration of her own, however, and patronize her own band. The band is stronger than ever this season. Pianos tuned at $5 per year. Give home tuner,—MK. Tuner, Thorington Mr. Jones', of Chicago, who came on to supply the place of Prof. Burnett, who is Mr. Cordner's regular assistant, but who is now taking u rest to recover his health, worn with long-continued The and your work to the WALTER FOUDE, hotel. PASTURE NOTICE. I have a good pasture for a few horses or colts, with good water. Pasture ready May 15. Creek.—2w Old Young place, Plum J. D. ZEIGLER. Have you tried "Flourine" the whole wheat flour at Langdon & Hudson's. HORSE PASTURE. My pasture north of the Milwaukee railroad is open to horses.$1.00 a month. M. B. CHAPIN. Are you made miserable by Indigestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of .Appetite, Yellow Skin? Shiloh's, Vitalizer W.ft'pos. itivecii're; 1 > : . •- work. He has been at some disadvantage in taking up a new book, "™° Revival." It was new to him new to the Algona singers, but with a full chorus the music rendered is good. There are three meetings on week days, at 10 a. rn. and 3 and 7:80 p. m. On Sunday there were six services in the rink, beginning with a sunrise meetiog at 6 o'clock, which was attended by probably upwards of 200. At 10 o'clock came the Sunday school, then the preaching service at 11,. then another service at 3. The union young people's meeting was at 6:30, followed by the evening preaching service at 7:30. The evening meeting usually lasts between two and three hours, and when it is over nobody hurries away. Mr. Cordner's most effective pulpit efforts are to be looked for at his bun- day morning service. He sways his audience without any apparent effort to play upon the emotions, and that is one of his characteristics. He is always earnest and effective but always cool. He makes his appeal to reason and the conscience and not tq feeling. He lays no stress on feeling in religion. His effort is to convince men of sin and persuade them to turn from it by repenting and forsaking it and .accepting Christ. A fa-vorite $e,3ct.|C;r^hose; .who would accept' Chrises * B.awor,)s, : Johja and others, and the appraisers last Friday actually awarded him$350. Mr. Wolfe's claim does not depend mainly on the value ot the land taken out of his farm, but is mostly based on the expense and inconvenience it will put him to. The proposed road, he says in his petition, will run through his barn yard, his hog yard, his hog house, his house yard, his grove and his pasture. Its location will compel Mr. Wolfe to move his hog yard and hog house, cut his grove in two, and will leave his buildings on one side of the road and the main body of his farm on the other. Mr. Wolte claims that the road would be of only very limited benefit and is not needed. He offers to give the only party ^directly affected a strip of side of his land. land along one The appraisers appointed in the case were G. H. Lamson, Theo. Chrischilles. last Friday evening the premises, and work by uniting in a __. damages in the sum of $350, as stated. The result will be that the road will not be laid, the expense to the petitioners being too large to .be thought of. D. Clarke and They went out and looked over concluded their report allowing C. D. Pettibone's exploration of the mounds in the road near the soft water pond, south of Algona, resulted in ^, .the recovery of pieces of bones 'belonging to two skeletons. The main parts- were from the skulls, and one skull was of extraordinary proportions. Mr. Pettibone will piece them together as well as he can, and by supplying parts, will secure casts, to which will attach a special interest. These are the last, possible finds iu this neighborhood, the" mounds having all been leveled even with the original surface. The accepted theory is that these remains were buried on top of the ground, being covered by many feet of earth, the material for which came from the place where the soft water pond now.is. These remains are of course supposed to be those of the long extinct race of Mound Builders, though Indian .re.-mains have been found in '• these.:.:> ; m'6*unds,' l v?itli evide'ri 1 ces"o'f having been i« i buried therein by excavation. The! larger skull is certainly believed to be"V,-.that of a Mound Builder. A The Mound Builder were a race that V peopled the Mississippi and Ohio val- - ' ley and remains of their work are to be found thickly scattered between the Rocky and Allegheny mountains, and extending from the great northern lakes to the gulf. Ohio has many mound cities, and the site of St. Louis was so thickly covered with mounds as to give the city the name of "the Mound City." The Mound. Builders were a more highly cultured and civilized race than the Indians, who were engaged in long and bloody wars with them, and by whom they were eventually exterminated almost literally. The only feeble remnants of the Mound Builders ever see.i in this country were found by the early explorers of Louisiana. The monuments of these people are in^, t the shape of mounds like those near Algona, for sepulchral purposes, of fortified enclosures for defense against attacking foes, of places of religious observances, with altars, etc. Sun worship in some form, with human sacrifices more or less general was practiced Thousands of years these boms have lain under these heaps of soil. Is there not some one with a power of imagination capable of repeopling this region with this primitive population and giving us a story of the Mound Builders? REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS & FAMILY HORSE FOR SALE. If you want an ideal family horse, one that is absolutely safe for your wife and children to drive and yet can go as fast as any one should ride, inquire at this office for further information. 32-35 For the Democratic State convention to be held at Dubuque May 20, excursion tickets will be sold May 18th to 20th by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. raut B'y at one fare for the round trip- Greatest line of men's$2.50 shoes you ever saw, tans or black at Brownell & Allred's. Bain town returning SEEN FROM AFAR. Mr. Heacock, the editor of the therville Vindicator, was Tuesday of last week and . .. home he penned these impressions: *'Tuesday the writer made a tew hours business visit to the 'city of magnificent distances,' our aristocratic neighbor to the southeast, Algona. If outward appearances speak truthfully, it is a beautiful little city of much wealth. promise not Lessons in oil painting and pajtel. —MKS. GOODIES, North Dodge St. When a woman in rnarriage she UiVUUiOO UJ- ^>VV**-*T- »*- — - — •'-' ^~ ^ ' to try to be saved and hope to be but to trust. When they have done their part they are to leave God to do his part. ives herself to a man oes not «ay, in answer to the minister's question, "I will try to take this man to be my wedded husband." She says "I do." When somebody next day asks her if she is Mrs. A. she does not say she hopes so, or she is trying to be; she says she ia. The doming to Christ is. just as simple and just as definite a thing. _ There is, he says, not an instanci in the Bible of any conversion that was not instantaneous. The past two nights have been very unfavorable to the meetings, there being high winds and thunder storms, Jlast night's serropn oo JiTaam«n the For the Week, Compiled by Hay Rice, Abstractors, Algona, Iowa. . Geo M Bailey to Haggard & Peek, ne qr I O-W-20 .; ••.... 54.000 Mary F Banoher to Tuos F Cooke, sw qr 8-W-29 •• 3,060 S E MePlierson and h to Samson and Orose. se qr 24-95*30 2,800 Benj Smith and w to J J Budlong, nw qr27-00-27 *,000 w V Willcox and w to Johanna May' „ , land, ii hf ne qr 35-98-27 ........ ~< m Gardner Oowles and w to Joa E Hudson whfswqr 15-08-28... .............. John Loehtep and w to Michael Link.se qr 33-98-28.. .. ..... . 4,000 Lacy and Wllloughy to IP Ulland, se nr 11-90-27 • Sheriff to Bruer $Blngland, w hf 24-0029 ..., .if- F M Bravender and w to 0 I* Cunning- hani, nwqr 17-00-30.... Wm Lpwdec and w$<R Sfc. Pk wllf le place ifs ihat when you step off the car to the depot platform and begin looking round you rather wonder if your engineer and conductor have not been guilty of stepping over to one of Emmetsburg's saloons on the way over and of carrying you on by mistake to Sexton or Britt, or some other count station." We hope Mr. Ueacpck. W make it a point to attend the editorial convention in Algona next 4fg« and if be does he will have time to nearer town. Walker Bros- now have a ft»U .Wn.9 of Chase and Sanborn's t-e$as we]J their coffees. B Masonand w to John and 10 185 Call's AlgQ»a, 0 W Sebryver a»4 W$0 I " N M McDonald to S> j Murtugh, 19 la Evaporated gpo«§ berries at Groy Sou's. Is ike truthful, 8t«rt}Jng W' e of -To-Ba,p, %\$ harmless, tobacco h^ PW« fytt bracel'ttp n| " " ' ' the njcot men gain floor *«4 was orflnanclftl , W. P.nuftny uaaer a guarau ™"~~ """" BTew