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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 4, 1896
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AMOHA IOWA, 4 ' fb& itoort ftefatatfcafcte feature «! the closed t i* ibe weefe** BW*etne*rt of storm deefef. Tor ifee for the rehrffi* did aoi*aill&el eight to bear Wh&t £ie£s eonfitf »ae doing aor «bAt Ifew York etate wosld Comedown to Hart«a bridge *itb. Chicago was the center of interest, The retorts f mm iUtaoie aad the elurter of wetl- oeotral states were accepted as declare of the outcome. The change ie toarked and IE oot temporary. Tbe »e&t ol political empire baa mored west By tbe time another four jeaw have rolled rotmd tbe great plains *re*t of tbe Missouri will gain 5 rain political importance, tbe eastern doubtful etatee will bare lort etill more their slender bold. In all ways it ie a beneficial change. The middle-west is the logical seat of political power, the logical arbiter of the destinies of a nation with euch diverse interests. Iti» free from the influences which the enormous concentration of capital in the east has made dominant there, and free equally from the reckless and heedless spirit of the new and booming west. It is the natural balance wheel in national affairs. As it goes, henceforth. BO will go the nation. SB the GsrfieM "Ihsre say to lire peopie *f BefbeB-maiwd oat acfl iSer sufeaded lie saM: "I am bereoottojnaiea*5>eetai. twi, So trffe* ** informed ifart -nfem f a Jew &iym General Maeee was is a taiy ckanoersts that be srr§ra3 % to break *jp KOTT. I want tfl s*y 4o yoa, afiecft&tawa of totanllitj-. urosid bare walked an gibe iraj- round rattier tfaaa to tore seemed cay&We of «o foreaga to tx&ere in the largest librety of pablic otieranee aod is 1&e educational Talne of to aJknr And tie man irbo is any skember of tie THE OJPJPTCK OF THK STE WSFAPEB, This campaign haa afforded an excellent opportunity to consider tbe true office of tbe newspaper. Various policies have been pursued by various papers. The eastern papers bare some of them refused absolutely to publish Bryan's speeches or to report at all fully hie campaign. Tbe western papers have very generally published tbe essential paragraphs of hie speeches, while strongly opposing hie theories. One paper In particular, tbe Chicago Record, bae ootonly published tbe apeecbes of both candidates, but bae conducted a free parliament, where tbe ablest champions of both sides bare appeared in debate. Tbe verdict of tbe public is not bard to reach. The Record hat had a phenomenal growth in .popularity, ft is possible that a strong tree silver organ In Chicago might have interfered with this growth. But even with republicans the Record bae gained a wide constituency. Those papers which bare most fully published tb'e facts and all tbe facie are tbe papers which partisans of both sides have most eagerly read. Tbe people read the papers to get information rather than to get opinions, The ISfew York Evening Post, one of the most conservative and unprogres- eive journals that is still able to live, gives its reasons for refusing to give Bryan, or even international bimetallism, a bearing: "The objection to reproducing popullstic literature, except for the purpose of making it* mutation more effective, are two in number. It is irrational and immoral. It it irrational, because in politics irrational means that a thing is condemned by all human experience—that is, has been condemned by both experiment and observation. We would not print Jasper's argument* in support of the theory that 'the nun do move.' For the same reason we are reluctant to give any portion ol our space to tbe advocate* of the theory that mere is any likelihood of a treaty between ajl tbe powers of the world engaging them to make one commodity in general use independent of the market, and keep it at one price, 80 per cent, above it* value, for an indefinite period; or, that it such a treaty were made it would be successful. We hold that It would be morally wrong of us to allow either cunning or silly people to spread this story among the ignorant and tnoughtless through our columns, For a similar reason we are unwilling to allow anybody to tell the world in the Evening ., Post as often as he pleases that two standards are now, or ever have been, used in business by anybody. We refuse to circulate this story because we believe it to be a He, and this belief is confirmed by the > fact that no business man has ever come forward to say tie used two standards, * * * To sum up, the reason why we are opposing party the same freedom of speecfc irtiich be enjoys mast oertaonJy tldak Maj- selt and his party la £he wrong."' •«- -4- •*• ' E. Curtis writes of the Mc- bome on tbe ere of election: Mcffiatey rite serenely in her cozy little borne, waiting, as difl Simeon, fat the ocnal&g of the L/ord. She is ab- *cOuteJy confident of her Boa's election. She cannot see how it could be possible for him to be defeated, and is her qaaiot way recites tbe foundation of her faiti, William never laile to make his daily visit, no matter bow many delegations are in town, aod always takes supper with her on Sunday. Sometimes, when tbe vreatier is fine, tbe old lady goes op to see the receptions, but of late ber daughter ha* not permitted ber to do so because of tbe prevailing complaint -4- -*• -s- Speaking further Mr. Curtis says: While be has not undertaken the test of ea- daranoe that Mr. Bryan has made, be has received an average of seven delegations a day since tbe middle of August, has shaken hands with a million or more people, has made 272 speeches, most of them from 20 minutes to half an hour In length, which is an average of nearly four per day. Gen. Harrison, while he was a candidate, made 55 speeches and received an average of six delegations a week. Early in the campaign Maj. McKinley wrote oat his speeches with great care, but soon found that impossible, and three-fourths of those be has since delivered have been extemporaneous, Only occasionally, on special subject*, has be prepared himself, and he has not made a break. None of bis utterances have been criticised by friends or opponent*. They have all been discreet and judicial, and at tbe same time they have not lacked force or that quality which Mr. Blaineused to describe as "ginger." The front-porch speeches up to tbe 1st of October have been printed in book form, and a second edition is now in preparation that will be complete. -s- -«- -j- Woman-suffrage amendments were- voted on yesterday • in California and Idaho, In Minnesota one proposed amendment provides for the repeal of the law not willing freely to admit Bryanites to our columns is that we believe their platform to be, from top to bottom, irrational, Immoral and anarchistic." which the Post Bays may be true, or may not, but who in willing t<j take the post's opinion for it with' out bearing the evidence or the urgu- meats? Tbe Post's position is absurd, Occasionally ardent republicans have that «o wuch space has to tbe pryan campaign, J?«t one of beltevo* that be would be any or soy more en- if be fea4 been deprived prJ?ll*>#0 «f bearing which permits an alien to vote after having declared bis intention to become a citizen and before being naturalized, and another provides for the taxation of railroad lands in addition to the tax on gross earnings. One amendment, voted upon in Nebraska, authorizes Juries of less than lain inferior courts and allows majority verdicts in civil cases. In Washington an amendment was voted on, requiring ability to read and write the English language as among the qualifications of voters. •*•-*-•<Governors were elected in Colorado, Connecticut, Deleware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin. IN THIS flEIQHBQBHQQD. GuyL, Dalton is now at Corwith with the lumber company there. B.. W. Ivey got 1,150 bushels of carrots on an acre at West Bend. B. F. Smith is recovering from a serious illness at his home in Germania. The Swea City Herald says that .Chubb Bros, of Algona sold $1,911 worth of cattle to H. L. Lillibridge of Whittemore, last Friday. It seems that the D, A. Hager, who succeeds Ernest Laage in the Sexton postofflce, is Miss Delia A. Hager. She will move the office and be a popular postmistress, Livermore Gazette; Mrs, A. L. Peterson and eon Ralph of Algona arrived here Saturday. She visits at Clinton thU week ana returns Friday to continue her visit here. . The Burt creamery has a combined churn and butter worker. -The Monitor says; It churns and then works the butter, and does it without e*tra work on the part of the operator, Father Carroll, who bae been assist' ant to Father Lenehan of Fort Podge the past year, has gone to Armstrong and will become a resident of that town, Be will also hold services at City, Ledyard and ~ paasefi oS ia * pleasant and harmoQloiis saanner, sad *ben the boor of parting «rti4«a «li kit with Ifce feeing that It -was good to bar* been there. IAS 1TLABES. 2T01 ererr cue can bare fte prtrDege 0f listening to so great a man as Ber of It$6r8>bi2£e, of those two *idely read famous books: "Under the Sonsy Brier Badi,*' and "f3»e Annals of it has bees raj- good fortene to hare been lints bigtrir £aroredL It^MoaltatrBdajvOct. 29, that I, and scares of ottiers with similar intent and impulse, Trended our tray to the Peoples 1 drerdb, of trbieB Dr. G. G. Smith is pastor, to listen to " Ian Mclaren." It was raining—it had been raining—it is sffil raining, bat dniing snob, limes street cars are a conreaieBt conveyance, and neariy everyone woo oould not afford a coach and fonr patronized "Tom Ixnvry's' coach, as people here are wont to dob a car. At 3 p. m. a tall, plain and not overly handsome man came npon the rostrum and sat donna. He looked yoane, and like one who was, at least, not worrying over the outcome of bis lecture or our present political campaign. He is a plain man, more than six feet tall, smooth faced and pleasant, but it seemed to me that •when speaking he acted somewhat awkward, or else he had been studying Sam Jones. He made few gestures, but many poses—first one hand in his pocket, then the other, then both, then again both bands holding to the lapels of bis coat, then leaning upon the pulpit, brushing an imaginary fly from his fore- bead or feeling of an imaginary diamond on his plain black necktie. These are a few of bis peculiarities. In speaking he is witty, dry, nentimenta) or touching—moving his audience to tears or laughter at will. He said that probably none of his hearers would suspicion from bis accent that he was a Scotchman, while in reality it was often dfficult to understand him, bis speech was so broad. He says there are nine ways of pronouncing bis nom de plume, " Ian," which means John. If you are English you pronounce it "Ian," giving the first letter its natural vowel sound. If yon are Scotch you call it "Kan," and if a Highlander you call it "Eon." In speaking of some of the criticisms passed upon his books and characters he said there were people who thought that some of the characters in bis book were wicked and injurious. For instance it had been urged that one or two of his characters were In the habit of taking a drop too much. " Now, I know this Is to be regretted," pursued Wateon, "but I am describing life and people as I see them, and if one of my characters takes too much, that is' because some Scotch people do this. (Laughter.) But I cannot prevent this. In vain have I remonstrated with such characters, and asked them to sign the pledge. What am I to do? Perhaps it would be well if I had appended -foot notes In defense of myself, something after this fashion: " 'Note—Tbe author entirely disapproves of the conduct of so and so.' Or like this: ' Note—The author spent an hour trying to induce so and so to take the pledge.' " Eev. John Wateon is a man of rare genius, a natural story teller and writer, though he does not contemplate giving up his pulpit for the pursuit of literature. Many authors, like Dr. Wateon, have become famous in a day, but few can bear their laurels more gracefully. Yours truly, E. H. SLAGLE, ANSWEBS IS THE LUND OASES. Tbe Defense of tbe Holders of tbe HUBS Xiauda, Sold by Lund, Outlined. Thirty answers have been filed by Sullivan & McMahon in the suits brought by ..Clarke & Cohenour for Louis KUBB to quiet title in the lands sold by C, L. Lund. They outline the defense the holders of the land will make. It Is, in substance, that Lund was authorized to make contracts for the sale of these lands, that he did make such contracts, that tbe purchasers under these contracts have paid the stipulated price to Lund, surrendered the contracts and taken deeds, that if the said deeds are forgeries they are entitled to new deeds, which they ask the court to order made, TJie question of the forgery of the deeds is not to cut much figure, apparently. It seems from these answers that nearly if not all the holders of this land had contracts before they got deeds, Tbe theory of the defense is, apparently, that Lund had full power to make the contracts and that having paid the money to Lund the holders are entitled to gpod deeds if those given by Lund were not good, The taking of evidence will begin as soon as the attorneys get to it, Borne of the oases may come on at the December court. In all probability they will nat be beard us W the spring term. The title to nearly $IQO,PQO of property is involved, ana land oonj' ......_.. BftBlfi, and others having Heni and mortgages are vitally interested. A LANDSLIDE FOR McKINLEY to the Presidency Yesterday Is Assured by an Overwhelming Majority—The Sound Money Idea is Triumphant 10 Iowa the Republican Majority is About 90,000—Kossuth County Rolls tip Over i,ooo-^AU Republican Candidates Go In by Enormous Majorities. srA±MMTA£. HCKET. Tabulated Statement of the Vote by J**««ilicts. «H ^ ; £ -- Precincts. • i- Algona— First wara..... j 11» Second trard 1 11«| Third •ward ! 75: Fourtli ward 131! Burt ! 163 O S Jit s. BuSalo Cresoo 74 34; 41 691. 47j 105 German German Garfield Grant Hebron Hartlso lrrin»rt< Lotts'C Ledrari Luvern Lincoln Prairie Seneca Swea Wesley, o . m.. . . .. . . . ITCOOfl a.n ^flJa .... jia >n eon . ftoa . ... "Creek.... ird.. rae In and Creek le AV dale a , nan gfield •y i*more! 93 62 168 GO 107 SO 1 43 69 121 98 34 94 132 65 111 78 25 40 49 81 79 63 57 84 194 144 34 66 172 34 20 51 18 41 68 76 54 52 s 24 40 95 57 91 61 16 68 38 43 95 112 1 2 11 * 6 3 2 8 1 2 2 8 2 13 2 3 2 THE COUSTY TICKET. In Which la Included the Vote for Congressman and Judge. the sweep ««4«it jita, breaking 'the left Tbe jsjooitoj 1 * *• f IS Ol M «14 CJ IS *• !-• IS *• M -l es o -q on 01 o; -5 o -a -l -a -I c; -j -l goo M oi oo oo jo -j e> O! is ei o eo Ml-'MMMMI-'HH'H'Mt-'Mt-'M *-tti5rf-oc;ocsooc;o=; -• -j is en *• ti< *- ci x- ce ci oi -a is OS 1O Cl CD OS 05 O) 05 -5 CI O> Ci C» <B OI s co oi oo as -a es co -i » wi co -j co os -J oo lilOOOiOOliOiOOiOOOliO -4 -4 05-5 -J HM )OO 0 »1 »4 K- rf MM -!OtO H rf> H Ol O IS Hi M First. Second, Third. Fourth. Burt. Buffalo. Cresco. Eagle. Fenton. Greenwood. 3rerman, arfleld. Germania. rant. Jebron. Harrison. Irvlngton. H)H co&9c IS K> 10 IS C h> Ki Ki IS 10 10 W IS C9 to MM M M M HM i5'*t*K"y'»HWWl«HM»< ^~lKx-l ^osH' <o rf-05 oo 01 09 O» O! O) sq Cn 00 *. Oi »J Ol Lotts Creek. Ledyard. LuVenje. Lincoln. Portland. Plum Creek. majority at about 1,050 rotes. The majority may pass 1,100. The Associated press sends out the following at 11:1-5 o'clock this forenoon: It is reasonably certain that McEinley is elected, but indications are that the margin is narrower. Returns from tbe Dakotas, Kentucky, Oregon and California Etill meager. Victory IB Complete. No word fully explains the results of last night's returns. Such an overwhelming victory has never been won in any presidential contest. The break is all along the line. McKinley is I chosen not only by the east, but by the west and south. It is a verdict against social revolution. It is a verdict in favor of the conditions of 1892. It takes in a big republican congress including the senate. It will allow the republic ans to legislate. It insures, a restoration of confidence. The telegraphic returns were re ceived in Algona until 3 o'clock. They gave promise of republican victory in Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Nebraska, and other such states. In Illinois McKinley will get nearly 100,000 majority, and Altgeld is beaten for governor. Indiana is claimed for McKinley by 50,000. Minnesota promises a big republican majority. Maryland is claimed by 25,000 for McKinley. Nebraska is claimed by 13,000. Tennessee is conceded to McKinley. Full returns will be published by the dailies tomorrow morning. They will show the cleanest sweep ever mode in any contest in our history. IN IOWA. Iowa has gone republican by from 85,000 to 100,000. The returns were slpw in c'oming in, but indicate heavy republican gains. IN KOSSDTH COUNTY. The day was snowy and cold but a full vote was cast. It was estimated that the county would show much over 4,000 votes. Every return as it came in told of big republican gains. It very soon appeared that the majority would pass all previous figures and reach the 1,000 mark. But few townships give democratic majorities. The whole county ticket is elected by an overwhelming vote. Election Notes, Algona goes 255 republican. Burt gives 58 majority for McKinley. Charlie Stewart says the saloon petitions so far as heard from have the required 65 per cent, of signers. At the present apportionment the next republican county convention will have delegates enough to fill the opera house. LuVerne comes up with 72 majority. LuVerne has before been a democratic man/ year*, But that, «i*eaa tbe gospel of aad ««M money Atfaienee at SapeHor ing, 4 fcie Ideas are Bound il ^pferiot will T&»day, 0 Fort Dodge »I«!»eagcf: Her K^HifeSf Muster at Fort Dodge, has been iavestlgaiia Mrs. Mcffitileyowt for a saloon, fie has a Major Meginley's inatter* which entirely clear* republican candidate's skirts. H satisfied himself that the without foundation. An Ante-Election Gaeas. Wm. O. Payne made a compilation of the republican estimates prior to election. It will be curious to compare ante-election estimates with election returns: States in which there is no pretense that they will go otherwise than for McKinley: New England 30 New York post- Jereey Wisconsin . 10 Pennsylvania ^^ States in which the opposition makes considerable noise but which are sure to give very large majorities for McKinley: Delaware States in .13; - 3] which the opposition IS I0 earnest and determined, but concerning which there is nevertheless no reasonable doubt of McKinley's success: West Virginia ....... 6 Indiana 1- MldUgan ............ 14 Minnesota,'"::: ..... o North Dakota ........ 3 Oregon......!"."'.' * States which republicans expect to carry, but in which the fight is desperate: Kentucky ........... 13!Sonth Dakota... 4 Nebraska ............ """ States in which the conditions are apparently favorable to McKinley, but concerning which information is scant- States which are hoped for and fought for, but in which conditions are adverse: Missouri ............. 171CalUornla .......... 9 States in which some republicans are chasing rainbows: Virginia ............. ISITennessee ....... jo Texas ................ loJLonlslana ......... .'. g States which are conceded to Bryan: South Carolina 9 Florida .... Mississippi Colorado ".'.'.". 4 Idaho . Nevada . Georgia.. Alabama. .13 Montana 3 Utah 3 Summarizing these several classes we have: Conceded to McKinley. 109 Sure for McKinley by large majorities". '. '. '. 71 l2S?H5 T e 5?t|v smaifer majorities.... 51 Probably for McKinley bnthotly contested 35 Probably for McKinley but Information scant .......... . " ig Probably for Bryan but hotly "contested:'.: 28 Might as well be conceded to Bryan 47 Conceded to Bryan ............. :.„."..".'.".'" 70 HALLOWEEN AT WESLEY. The Boys Over East CeJebrate-Prof. Brown's Accident— A Band Serenade. WESJ^EY, Nov. 3.— Hallow'een was generally observed here Saturday night and it is a cold day when our boys can't get up something original on such occasions. The front of the Security bank was adorned with a nicely painted sign which read: "I believe in the coinage of silver free and unlimited township, ported. It is the biggest gain re- Prairie, Ramsay, Biverdale. Seneca. The Algona township ticket wins by 200 majority, 'Squires Clarke and Taylor for justices, Haokman and Burbank for constables, Algona casts 646 votes as follows; First ward 155, Second 164, Third 144 Fourth 183, The total vote indicates a population of 3,250 peopje. Way Bros, of Britt send out a bulletin this morning showing' return? up to 5:15 o'clock. It gives MoKinle 298 gives MoKinley 298 to Bryan's 149, con- electorial votes , ceding doubtful votes tp Bryan, Two men wprked all night getting it up. As a stroke of enterprise it beats any- t.ninn? n ft^m-MtA^ i— ___ 1.1 ______ -r * thing attempted in nortberfl The Way brothers are hustlers, Iowa, Hound* up, Cause for thanksgiving—the campaign is ended. * fteve, Sinclair and Sputbwell both preached election eerapns Sunday evening, Both strongly opposed the saloon petitions circulated yesterday. audience in one " with a ratio of 16 to 1, G. B. Hall," And at the top of the front of Emmons & Shaw's restaurant a beer keg was suspended with the motto: "The famous malt tonic." On the feed store run by our mayor was a nicely painted sign: " Lager Beer, E. Sanford, Proprietor." And on a little house rolled up in front of A. S. White's livery barn was another sign: "Free silver headquarters," Flag day was generally observed here and our town had a gala appearance. A farmer came to town Saturday and seeing the flags floating from all the business houses asked a little boy what those flags were out for, and be said oh, that means that, McKinley is to be elected next Tuesday, Of course fools and children will tell the truth. Saturday evening as Prof, Brown was splitting wood a stick flew up and bit him below the eye which gave it a little color besides growing a scab on his nose. It was intimated the next day that perhaps the professor was out with the boys Saturday night, John Atkipsotj came home from near Ledyard Saturday, where he has been farming all summer, to vote for Me- Kjpley, John kpows what is best for the farmers. Our band hoys were around Monday night serenading along the business part of our town and rendered some fine music. Wesley has now a band they may well be proud of composed of wen who have tbe interest pf tbe town at heart and are willing to do anything Jn their Une to help make a success of anything that copes ftlong. There is a movement on foot to secure some pore pew instruments, which is «jeet> ing with the hearty approval of all, state, 9poke to , court house, Sater o»i Mis, »BHy 'Wrws, f* 8 Year, Tbe Pes Moinee Paily N.ewe is npw offered to mail subscribers for II a year, the Jpwest price ever quoted by a flrst'Olass daily newspaper! with toll djspatphes, including telegraph markets, The Daily #ewsisasmaU,oon* aensea paper, with all the news bQ»e4 aown for busy readers. It is in<Jepend* eot sod lair a Q d gives, bp& sides & the ' a.U o$»er i t gw$ ta The 'Si 9Mt rheum. feyejF tW

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