The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 10, 1897 · Page 1
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_ STABLISHED 1865, till Here- •© ARE DOING GOOD WORt So Say They Who Ate Watehitog the Labors of the Solofls at Des Moines. up and Iowa will debt. be entirely out aof YOUfrG. or Our Correspondent Predicts Adjournment by Aprii i—General Outline Of the Work. IN THB- fur stock is completer than ever, and prices and qualities equal to any. M. Z. Grove & Son. 102 E. State St. TBL/BFHONB 19. . QALBRAITH & CO. CARRY A FULL LINE OF DES MOINES, Feb. 9.-The members and senators disagree widely as to the time necessary within which to complete the code. Some of them say they can do it within six weeks from the present time. A few -will say that it will take until the 1st of May. Your correspondent will predict that adjournment will be reached on or before the 1st of April. Work will begin to go pretty lively when the sun begins to shine and the frost begins to go out of tho ground. It is hard to keep oven the regular session longer than the first week in April. That good work is betng.done, all who have had experience about general assemblies must admit, There are no adjournments from Friday night until Tuesday morning to enable members to go home. Mondays always find full quorums present in each house. The third week was an especially successful and busy one. On Saturday both houses had quiet sessions, reading and passing page after page of tho code. The] number of visitors continues to be light. Occasionally delegations of high school boys and girls are here to observe the methods of making laws. Lobbyists are not numerous. Once in a while there is a flurry which brings the insurance men to town, and a few days when it was proposed to reduce the * . Ai „., t^ i-n-i M f -Fiinfl nf ri n ft A QUESTION OF ENGINEERING. fcfao frfettCH Statesman t»e i'ttsyctMt fttod His Argument With a Criminal* A story is told of the French minister, M. de Fteyciaefc. In the midst of ' the trial of a inan for high treason he became deeply interested in an argn- ment with the accused to the effect that his crime might have been committed much more easily and cheaply. M. de Freycinet is a man of fine character and ability. Before he became a politician he was a skillful engineer. "When he Was president of the judicial council a man who was accused of helping to pull down the column Vendome in 1871 was brought before The man confessed hid guilt, but .-*. We still have some very choice New York Apples, .Baldwins, Russets, etc. ets Boots and Shoes, Dry Goods, D er Window Shades, Hats, Caps, Gloves, Mittens, tinder- s' Furnishings, and in fact everything to be: had mafirst- | cl ass store. Our prices are the lowest. WE WILL NOT BE ^UNDERSOLD. G. L. Galbraith & Co. clusively that the cut ought not to be made and it will not be made. The institutions have not been drawing the full amount .of support fund in the past. •*• -5- -J- In the house when that part of the code was up pertaining to the qualifications of teachers an amendment was added requiring teachers to pass an examination in elementary algebra and physics in addition to former requirements. Both amendments were adopted and on that account the entire chapter was defeated. It. will have to be brought up again of course and will undoubtedly pass without amendment, leaving the law as it is now. So far as legislationlias gone there has been scarcely a change in any law worthv of mention. Members of both bodies can see that nothing has been done so far to cause even a new interpretation of any law by the supreme court. _ ^_ Lieutenant GoVe^nor Parrott will be The man comessea m» BUU»> ««.» pleaded that he was young and fanatical at tho time, and that he had been drawn into helping to pull down the column by his pride as an engineer in arranging scaffolds and ropes to accomplish the feat. "You are a criminal," said the minister severely. "You insulted the history and the glory of the country in destroying that column. But," he reflected a moment, "how did you do it? As a question of engineering I would like to know"— , ,. , "Oh,, it was very simple," replied the accused, and ho sat down at the table, drew out a plan and calculated lines, curves and angles, while the minister bent over him, following the work with interest. As it went on, however, Do Freyranet shook his head, shrugged his shoulders and smiled, and when it was finished took paper and pencil and said: "That isn't bad, but you might have done it much more easily and economically." Then in his turn covering the paper with curves, angles and calculations he proved that twice as much time and money as were necessary had been expended. , I "However," he concluded severely, | "you were guilty of high treason against the nation and must pay the penalty." ... The engineer did not escape with a light sentence, but he had much satisfaction in replying: . "Ah, monsieur, but did you not just now say that it had cost me too much already?"—Savannah News. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13, We will sell you a nice table peach at 8 cetlts per can. Langdon & Hudson. BL/BFHONB-NO. IS. ,__ C. J. DUTTON, ___——*--^ •PJM_ m/~s~xrr ^r<^"^7J7"_A__ Fine Oak Birch _-—-.Chamber Suits President pro. tern. son county will preside. of At y^arkablv low prices, We are also mak- —J ng special prices out odd pieces of upholstered goods, Complete stock of fUndertaking Goods. The senate had quite a Debate on Thursday on the question of limiting the time to be occupied by lawyers In their arguments in the district cour . .^^oSs5S l U°i=. s^auatAift^S to not less than one hour on eacn side except in cases ol felony. f ut , ™ e l*?' will remain as it has been in the past. Both houses hafe passed the high A Corral of Bulls. In the Irish house of commons of 1795 during a debate on the leather tax the chancellor of the exchequer, Sir John Parnell, observed that "in the prosecution of the peasant war every one ougnt to be ready to give his last guinea to save the remainder of his fortuna " Mr. Vandeleur replied that "a tax on leather •would press very heavily on the barefooted peasantry of Ireland." The Post in 1812 made the following statement: "We congratulate ourselves most on having torn off Cobbett's mask and revealed his cloven foot. It was high time that the hydra head of faction should be soundly rapped over the knuckles. The present Duke of Leeds is reported to have accused the late government of making a direct attack on the brewers by means of a sidewind. Only tho other , -r__i.i~«j i-r. rrv>a Sfn-ndnrrl. I believe, Six pounds of XXXX coffee for Six pounds of Arbuckle coffee for Six pounds of Lyons' coffee for Six pounds of Capital coffee for . . One pound of Spearhead tobacco for One pound of Climax tobacco for . . One pound of Starr tobacco for . . One pound of Battle Axe .tobacco for , One pound of Even Change tobacco for One pound of Q, Q, tobacco for $1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .40 .40 .40 .25 .25 .20 One pound, or ^ iqfc ujuauuu. AW- . . -~~ One hundred pounds granulated sugar 4.UU ZDCODGKE Medical and Surgical INSTITUTE AND CITY HOSPITAL. PROFESSIONAL. _^^^r^^s^~*-r^~*s**~ v ~^~**~**^^' CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. ITRADE AT HOBART 8 . : thTassessed valuation of real the various counties of tne si..,-.a Dart of the plan recently adopted _„ ?h P e senate wa P ys and means commlUee that the executive council shall act as - - equalisation^nnually^ up sides of of the in by means 01 a HIUB wm^. w»*».r •—• day I noticed, in The Standard, I believe, that Sir Francis Scott, reviewing the troops after the Ashanti expedition, said that they were no doubt disappointed at having no fighting, but if there had been "there would have been many absent faces here today." It was during the late administration that one of the Irish whips telegraphed to Dublin that "the silence of the Irish members would be heard in the house of commons no ° It was the celebrated Sergeant Arabin Who, at the central criminal court, informed the prisoner before him that "if there was a clearer case of a man robbing his master, that case was this case," and after passing sentence con- eluded, "I therefore give you the opportunity of redeeming a character irretrievably lost "—London Spectator. month" Date of next visit: FRIDAY, FBB. 19. No charge for consultation and examination. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office in Gardner Cowles' new building. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-gerHUBon Muck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa, ;$ '• r "i .'& J, 0. BAYMOND. 15BNJ5ST 0. BATTMOJJD RAYMOND & RAYMOND, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Iowa. Chas, J. Doxsee, THOBN & JONES, Ksment of personal property. !•$- -H "t" the law now stands the ma MERCHANTS you can buy more for one dollar with us than other the code commissioners gave it to iS the recommendation stand, _2Mrasi£ v|. W &jf sme bt. W w4w°»w,'«»«;« S Mawf aot»rer and dealer in arness, Saddles, Whips, OB. JOSEPH HAAS 1 UIBY FOR HQG CHOUBA, - irVwtt WtKJH ** M J ***V»**-«-r-r ^--- Da'nv by serving notice upon any agent 8[ tWoSpanyJjj wypwt of t&eatate, > bouse by ft afreet vote refusedI to make the office of.reporter of the Numberlnc Thread, The questions, "Why is spool cotton numbered as it is; and why are figures not used in regular order?" are often asked. The explanation is this; The mimbers on the spool express the number of banks which are required to wind a pound. The very finest spinning rarely exceeds 800 banks to the pound, while in the very coarsest tjiereis about rhaS pound i» each hank. The more common qualities, however, those from which sewing threa4 is usually made, run from 1Q to 50 banks to the pound, 3 the spools on which it is wound are numbered 10 to EO io accordance, FREDERICK. M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. Office in Geo. 0. Call Building. It, A, SHEETZ, and Medicines, F, L. TfUBCm, M, D., Homeopathic, PHYSICIAN AND S.UKQEON, I Office and residence la the Bostou '(InthenewWoofe) M. P., PHYSICIAN AND «>** Write Jf you would write to - , , you BWt be perfectly free from fciye yourself the natural «d« on no pattern, no patron, — «•'.-*-••., uw HV f. _..vi.-«. tJ^njj; pn Rptbisg, but lyHlw* Give yourself as i you are and how you uee pees with his own eyes or p' > - T • • " i • * ' r! * -• -—not see at water derives ita MHW fcom was changed MINOR COUNTEB, elective, 4"*.»»""!A >" 0 r " u T5 \ Sunn for tba t the reporter will he p d JBDOi for Meals and wuefcee served at aU hours. QYBTEBS served A " anv Rtyle **8U»*' QQBjeo mteeyaj water, prices are to The way? tinue to cgmmutees ««» oiiwgej ift fflnM. The State CniYersity PHYSICIAN AHP M. PHYSICIAN Office aud yegtaeuce ovey DEPARTMENTS WW login

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