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   Algona Republican (Newspaper) - August 31, 1887, Algona, Iowa                                I paper regnlarljr from tho whettttr directed to hid name or whether he H responsible for the the conrts have decided that refitting to take MfoM and periodicals from the or remov Ing leaving them uncalled itprlmajUclevtt aiauxot THE town of in Oscoda not content with having a pecu liar easy to remember and good swear is trying to advertise it and its boom by the announce ment that it has a street every one of whose inhabitants are named THE late Colonel of New it is defended no less than eightyfour of whom all four got He never refused to a man because he was many ho used to I work and live and shall Yut he left a good secretary of the Michi gan bonrd of 1ms found that in State smallpox lias boon com pamtivoly tpidnmio every five In 1872 there were 802 deaths from that in 1877 there were and in 1882 there wore He looks for its ro in tlie State again this THE highpressure valve of a gas was blown oft the other night and broke into ten pieces by the force of the The noise and the escaping had reached a pressure of nearly seven hundred blew the roof iofif the shanty covering the bent the main pipe out of and awoke the people living in the who has just re named from a tour through says he drank nothing but water while the and that he never en joyed Letter health in his It is one the fictions of European tourists that water over there is not fit to drink And that the use of wines or liquors of some sort is The ex perience of Frye dispels the fondly Jiuggcd IT is rejatcd that Prince Bismarck was recently asked for an autograph toy a young English girl who professed extraordinary admiration for and wrote that she would consider a few illmes from him an omen of happiness for her future He sent her the following my of build Ing castles in the air they are of all structures the easiest to erect and the difficult to THE rate of fire with Hiram Maxims automatic machine guns is 600 times a At 110 yards range 20 bullets will strike the target after the gun ceases to by agiving the gun a very high 500 rounds may be discharged before the first bullet strikes the Stanley provided himself with one of these guns before leaving England on iis latest to Tins years remarkably large immi is bringing some of the younger to their In many of such as Minnesota and it has been lawful for foreigners to vote before being The news papers throughout the whole of the United States have called attention to the necessity of insisting that no immi gnuits admitted except such as will industrious and peaceable ia remarked much satisfac iion that during the past thirty great progress has been made in tho of big In 1860 the largest guns could only throw a weighing sixtyeight with an initial velocity of feet a and an energy of foot but now initial velocities have been in creased to They weigh us as and in some cases require for their propulsion xiiearly pounds of THE African slave trade has grown large proportions again since Wol expedition into the Soudan in of Chinese Tlie follow ers of the Mahdi are now having it pretty much their own way in that ter nitory and as they find in slave barter way to needed they snap their lingers ut prohibition and menofwar and run their dhows briskly across the Red Sea to where good prices and a ready market are among the subjects of the THE railway builders having girdled the earth and gridironed Europe and America with their steeltracked ihave fixed their eyes on They picture to themselves the vast traffic oi this ancient empire with its four hun dred millions of inhabitants and their numberless The country has been officials high in have been interviewed and important concessions have been and at no distant day the so it is is to be com steamer Great Eastern was re sold for When her cost was This Steamship has for more than a third of century remained the largest ever She is 692 fuet ia feet beam and Urns actual ca The notwithstanding the many hard knocks she lias to be in almost as good condition when For some time lias been exhibited at and iui8 lately been taken as a show ship 4o IOWA STATE Tho fallowing are tne Louis grain quotations 3 The city solicitor of Council Bluffs does not agreo with the City Council that It has power to license saloons under a statute not repealed as Le Mars had a blaze a tow days thirty tons of hard and soft feet of lumber and the sheds belnfc Tho Farmers Alliance now has two hundrol organizations in the The commissioners of the Soldiers Home at Marshalltown desire to announce that they are ready to receive All such applicntious should be addressed to secretary of the Jef who will furnish the necessary blanks and The Home will not only be completed but ready for occu pancy in a short It is now settled that the Bur lington Northern Railroad Company will bridge the Mississippi river at Immense numbers of cattle wero re cently being driven from the central and southern part of the State to the northwest counties tj get A young laily nt Buchanan Miss Josephine has con structed i curved bookcase valued at per tra ts of noted landscapes and ornamental scroll skillfully exe cuted and artistically olabo rutely ornament thu front and sides and form the top Governor Lnrrabco has offered a reward of the full amount the law allows him to for the arrest and conviction of the persons who wero concerned in the lynching of James Reynolds at Leon on night of August Wild grapes are very abundant in the Missouri valley near Council Boone reports the crops in that section almost a total At the thirtyfourth annual session of the Grand Lodge of Good held recently in Dos the following offi cers were elected Edward of Des Moines George of Plymouth Anna of Missouri Valley Mary of Mount Pleasant Perry of DCS Moines William of Des the name of a station on the Milwaukee Paul has been changed to Tne Bapt sts are building a fine church at Red Montgomery Croston is the title of a new organization effected the other night by the election of the following officers Major Commander Colonel Senior ViceCommander Junior ViceCommander Chaplain Quar ter mastar Charles Surgeon Officer of the Day Car Officer of the Twentyseven fatal accidents have oc curred in the Iowa coal mines during the past Forty eight accidents not fatal are also Though Iowa is classed as an agricult ural the total number of manufact uring establishments is placed at 6 000 with persons Among the number 493 report an aggregate capital of Governor Larrabee has appointed the following delegates to att3iid the seventh annunl session of the National Farmers which convenes in Chicago vember 1 Delegates at J B Griunell and District Dele Jefferson County Jackson William M Blackbawk Buell Chickasavv James Tama L F Wapello Polk J D Decatur Oliver Cass John Boone Charlas President of the State Agricultural is a delegate by virtue of his The residences of Plump and Sam uel of Fort were struck by lightning the other day and badly dam The fastest mile on a halfmile track ever paced was made the other day by You with running at the track of the Wapello County Fair The horse is owned by Broder of The race was to beat for a special The oldest parson in Lucas County no doubt is Rebecca who recently celebrated her ninetyeighth birthday at the residence of her soninlaw Joel who lives near Russell When she was born the constitution of the United States was only two years She was a girl of tan years when Wash ington Six persons from Jefferson were on the steamer City of which was burned at sea re They were going to France to purchase Norman All were The reports of the State Mine Inspect recently given to the show the output of coal in this State to bo as follows Jons Total The State Board of Health urges the necessity of placing the construction and repairing of the jails and city prisons under the control of the State the State Board of Health or a State During a storm the other evening two children of Thorson were stricken down by lightning in Seneca Kossuth They ware sitting together on a hay Their bodies were fairly crushed to the Governor Larrabee and staff will visit the Constitutional Centennial convention to be held in having been specially urged to be The fact that luwa has been specially honored in the selection of John Kasson as president on that occasion and Justice Miller as the orator of the day has caused the Governor to feel that it is incumbent upon him to acknowledge this recognition of the and he will accordingly start about September of Highland Stock near recently sold to Judge Hub of Cedar the bay colt only four mouths fwr Argon is said to be one of the best colts in tlie United This is the liigtiust price ever paid for a colt ol the same age north of A man named under arrest for attempted to escape from the police at Hioux City the other morning nud was shot by Officer Tho ball entered below the shoulderblade and pussod nearly through the Tlie wound was but not necessarily llit apple trees in the vicinity of Vm Burcn are said to be dying iu large REPUBLICAN Governor Larrabee RehoHiinatetl toy Ac Proceeding ami Plat Senator Allison DBS Republican State which was held in this city was largely The ticket nominated was as follows William Lnrrabee Linutennnt Hull Supremo Robinson Superintendent ot Public Instruc Henry At the morning session Judge John Bren of Sioux was chosen temporary and after the selection A various committees an adjournment was taken till Reassembling at two oclock General Henderson was made permanent and addressed the after which nominations were in The nomination of Governor Larrabee for a second term was carried with a and in response to numerous calls he appeared and made quite an extended Lieutenant Governor Hull was also named for reelection by Five ballots were taken for Supremo On the first Adams received 30H 100 llnd 14Vi 77 On thu fifth formal ballot for Supreme Judge Senator George Robinson was nom For Superintendent the following is the first 1202 175 07 148 Cof 50 On the third bal lot Henry of was nominated by the following vote 730 Grum 222 nomination being made The which was adopted unani is as follows Tho Republicans of Iowa accept as settled the old Issues and conclusive results of the and hall with patriotic satisfaction all eincoro evidences of returning fraternity and The now issues raised in the South since the war against the right of every free man to cast Ills vote unmolested and have It honest ly and against the right of majority rulo in the State and are yet to be We deny that the suffrage Is purely a loyal question for each State to regulate in whole or suppress in part as it The suppression of the votes of the blade men In the South is not only a wrong to It is in a Na tional In the election of Congress and the election of a a bold and success ful method to make one vote in the South count for as much as two In the and therefore a wrong which roaches into every neighborhood and to every voter In the It is also used to degrade the negroes of the South into a servile form of cheap labor with which free labor everywhere must soon be brought into We continue to favor a protective tariff for the upbuilding of American Industries and the development of all our resources as a We also favor It for the protection of American labor and iu such degree as will maintain to such labor the advantage of the difference be tween the wages of the workingmen of Europe and We believe the tariff should be revised and reduced wherever this policy will allow and the public interest The strictest economy and retrenchment should be required and followed in the expend iture of public and wo declare for all possible and practicable reduction of both National and We favor the re vision of the revenue laws of the State to the end that taxation may be equitable on all kinds of We are opposed to criminal and vicious im migration of all kinds to threaten the public welfare and disturb the social and to all pauper immigration and convict or coolie and to the contract of prison labor by the State to bring unfair competition to American work We favor such legislation in the State as will protect miners and and all other laborers in their full rights as to protection of hours of and freedom of All public lands should be and all unearned lands granted for act ual Nonresident aliens should not be allowed to acquire title to lands in this The CivilService enacted by the Repub lican party and now so flagrantly disobeyed and violated by the Democratic should be maintained and improved in all ways to insure its enforcement anft increase its ef The sole test of the incumbent of an office or applicant for a place in the detail service of the Government should be competency and with the single excep tion when all other qualifications are the Union soldier shall have the prefer We are unable to give the commendation of good citizens to the administration of Grover In its discrimination against and its shameful abuse of Union soldiers and the constant preference it has shown to the men who fought to destroy the Union in its despotic use of the Executive power to veto bills passed by Congress for the relief of Union soldiers and the Des Moines river land settlers In its attempt to re verse the verdict of the war by a surrenderor the rebel battleflags in its failure to reduce the surplus or decrease and for its broken promises to the people and its ineffi cient discharge of the public we are compelled to denounce it as being a disappointment to the and a fresh proof of the incapacity of the Democratic party to conduct successfully the affairs of the The theory of public regulation and control of railways and other first enact ed into law in this State and by the State car ried up to the approval of the Supreme Court of the United we maintain with increas ing We approve the general principles of the InterState Commerce and favor such amendments thereto as will muke it still more protective of the interests of the and such State legislation as will apply its prin ciple to this We either ask that the next Legislature after thorough and unspar ing so revise and amend the laws forming the railroad code of the State as will secure to the people all legitimate protection from corporation monopoly and extortion as will increase the efficiency and the usefulness of the and as will secure all fair and possible reduction in freight and believing that the firstclass roads of the State can afford to reduce passenger fares to two cents a We are opposed to all un just discriminations between persons and and also to any railroad policy or legis lation which will tend to injure our agricul industrial or commercial or that will aid in building up outside cities and interests at the expense of the cities and towns of our own We are also opposed to granting any form of exclusive rights by which any corporation or individuals will be protect ed from legitimate and honorable competition and established as monopoly regardless of public This saved from destruction by treason by the patriotism and valor of the Union can not afford in justice or honor to deal less than with It should cor dially and promptly bestow as an obligation of the Government and not as a charity liberal pensions to all disabled or dependent and to the dependent widows and parents of thus preventing uny suffering and want from coming to those whom the Nation owes a debt it can never Iowa has no compromise to hold with the We declare in favor of the faithful and vigorous enforcement in all parts of the State of the Prohibitory The Pharmacy law uiid the County luw snould be so amend ed as to prevent ibe Dnigtilore or Wholesale Liquor law from becoming in any manner substitute or successor of tne We express our sympathy with the people struggling for liberty and home whether it be tho Irish people ltd by Gladstone and seeking to escape from a longtime or the people of Dakota or other Territories in this country deprived of home rulo by the partisuu injustice of the Democratic We approve of tho State administration of public affairs in and especially commend Governor Larrabeo for courageous defense of the people irom extortion of railway nopolies and for his protest in behalf of against Clevelands attempted surrender At the Rebel The striking features bi the convention and the day were the enthusiasm and una nimity in favor of Senator He was cheered every time his name wan men tioned with a heartiness of complete no cord that left no doubt of the enthusi astic desire of his State to present his name for the Presidency at the proper But for hie own and active efforts of his nearest friends in sup port of that all personal ambitions should wait on party and that the party should wait till next and get the latest judgment of the the convention would have declared for THE Tho English Govortiment8 Opinions of tho the House of Com Sir Henry Colonial replying to Sir Henry said that he had no information that Sir John the Canadian intended to ask for British troops for service in but he was not pre pared to say that under no circumstances would imperial troops support the local Each he must be judged on its The announcement was re ceived with attention is given by the press here to the Manitoba railway with divergent The James1 Uazctte says Wo may hope that tho considerations of legality and public policy will weigh with tho Manltobans before they force matters to an extreme not far removed from civil Tho Pall MM Gazette has a fiery leader This nonsense about holding Manitoba with British force in order to prevent the Mantto bans from making a railway to tho United States frontier should be stopped at The idea is tt would not bo enter tained for a single moment by any British Min past or Winni peg special says A Toronto special gives official denial to the report that sending British regulars to Manitoba is contem INDIANA TELEPHONE The Stiito Officials Begin Suits Telephone Companies for an State officials yesterday instituted an important suit against the Central Union Telephone in which the demand in favor of the State is placed at The pro ceedings are begun under the statute en acted in in which It Je provided that telephone companies organized outside ol hut doing business in her shall between the 1st day ol April and June of each report to the Auditor the gross amount of earnings of such corporation within the State for the year immediately preceding the 1st day ol The act also provides that such panics at the time of making such re pay to the Treasurer of the State twen tyfive cents on each of the gross Upon failure to make such report and the statute pro vides that such corporation shall forfeit to the State for each day such report is The company has not made any report or paid any tax for five and the suit is for the entire amount of tha It is understood that a Chicago Telephone Company operating in Northern Indiana is liable under the same and that a State official is now on the ground looking into the affairs of that WENT THROUGH A Two Lives Lost ly ait Accident 011 the Union An accident oc curred on the eastbound Union Pacific express at Sandy creek ten miles east of Wednesday which resulted in the death of two persona and the serious wounding of several The Union Pacific and Burlington bridges cross Sandy creek almost parallel and within a few feet of each When the train was within a few feebof the bridge Engineer Masterson discovered that the middle sec tion had been carried away by the He reversed his engine just as it plunged into the followed by the His body is buried in the sand and has not yet been A young fellow named who was stealing a ride on the front end of the was badly scalded about the head and chest and his hips badly He has since Tho fireman and were badly hurt FERDINANDS Bulgarias Now Killer Receives the Cold Shoulder on All Much De statement that the Powers have decided to withdraw their agents from Sofia is denied on high author it is will content hersell for the present in the efforts to prevent the legalization of Prince Ferdinands hoping thereby to pass his Italy advises th Porte that she considers the election but regards his assumption ol power as contrary to the Berlin treaty Turkey refuses to assent to coercive action by llubsia in any it IB be agreed to the Russian proposals in order to prevent precipitate action by llus The Prince said to be much de pressed by the attitude of the powers and the indifference of the Bulgarian Death of un ex judge of the Massachusetts Supreme died suddenly yesterday afternoon at Lis He was sixtyfive years of He was a member of the Harvard class of and practiced law with great suc cess in winning especial fame as a patent From to he was a member of the Su preme resigning to take the position of corporation counsel for the Boston Al bany This office he held at the time of his Jealousy Causes a night Nathan a coalminer living at seven miles from shot and mortally wounded his John after which he terribly injured his wife by stabbing her and breaking several of her He then armed himself with a rifle and shotgun and lied to the Phipps is in a serious but will probably The cause of the tragedy was The murderer has not yet beeu Wise Defeats The WlseGaudaui race was rowed last The water had been lumpy all but toward evening calmed and when the race was pulled there was scarcely a ripple on Wise won by three lengths in Died NEW New York Thurs day and Avery committed suicide with A note wan found in the room requesting that they might be buried Their poverty ia said to beeu the cause ol their net FASHION of Givmtt Iftrgfei Dependent tTpott the Fabrics of WhlSh Are and Special New York The of the gown of the present de pends very much more than ever before on the fabric of Which it le Thus the rich corded pompadour and failles with wide velvet ate em ployed for the full straight undraped and Which are now in high fash ion among the array of elegant gowns worn at the various And in con trast ore tho dainty India and kindred soft pliable surahs and which level themselves to the intricate folds and drapings not priate to heavier fab Plain moire un derskirts are elegantly worn under long French or With bodice and tunic of India tri camels hair and like and also for dress in conjunction with cord ed silk Black watered silk composed an uncommonly rich costume lately worn at Long this made up in combina tion with Koinan red India cloth ns fine and sheer as but not transparent like that The red fabric formed a Maria Antoinette bodice and tunic over the black moire this material being superb in lustre and The bodice portion and sleeves were magnificently decorated with jet bead embroideries in Arabesque Another stylish gown was made of terra cotta this forming the skirt with long draperies and bodice of palest anther lace figured with delicate flowers in terra surrounded by tiny leaves in green and Many of the late summer gowns of lace ore mode up without linings so that tlhey can be worn over silk slips of varies The seams of ufllined lace are first sewed up on the then and n second seam made inside exactly as muslin underwear is This fashion will be followed for some seasons to come for the reason that great variety can be given to the one lace toilet by tho use of the slips of many differ ent In fashioning autumn tailor gowns there is an unusual variety of Views of many of these new and natty creations are riven at the show rooms of LArt fo la Stylish and novel are to be made up of handsome checked light wool suitings over skirts of velvet or Long Russian with draperies revealing the hem of the under front and ore to be made of camels hair serge in solid with over skirts of plushstriped serge of a deeper Although then ore a few skirts ar ranged in fishwife fashion and short Louis most of the draperies are very long in leaving both sides of the skirt en evidence from the hips The bock drapery is adjusted by means of extra deep some of which fasten to the back of the belt of the so high ore they It is thus allowed to cover entirely the back of the or is slashed up to the tour disclosing portions of the handsome One model worthy of mention has an odd Flemish waist made of velvet and Beng aline matching the skirt The waist is finished with a wide velvet and the bishop sleeves are made of Bengaline matching the fabric composing the drapery and the two wide side This model is here An other creation also shown is a graceful autumn costume to be made of silk warp serge and velvet striped There is a very unique Hun garian polonaise fas tening diagonally from the the upper portion of the front of the bodice cut away over a guimpe of the The cut portion is not re but is turned back and faced with the There are many kinds of sleeves in wear this The full bishop style gathered into a velvet cuff is growing in favor Puffed sleeves are without and a new legomutton model is with bead or silk embroidery at the top and around the The real Italian sleeve is much used with artistic and also upon chil drens picturesque Persian colors are largely employed for indoor These ore combined with velvet with ele gant the bodice and sleeves to these charming toilets being the special point of decorative There appears to be a tendency to length en jackets for the autumn and to make them of more even lengths all hut the Jaunty jacket with short back is likely to remain as long as aggressive tournure is New jackets may be or only threequarters with slightly loose fronts adjusted by a single dart Very many singlebreasted coats are brought but most of these have revers turned book on each or a vest is inserted which may be quite or of a soft fabric gathered like a blouse a graceful style also pictured The points at the front are extra making the jacket an excellent one for shortwaisted There is a shorter pointed waistcoat that may button up the baek under the jacket if Caps are added to the coat and the collar is high military There are many lapped jackets with fancifully shaped partly diagonal aad partly straight Says the London Life A lady Visitor at the hospital iu which Buck Taylor is now recovering Irom the fracture in his thigh relates that when her visiting day came she asked to seo She was informed by the matron that the patient had been so har assed by the constant and impressible flow of female visitors of all ranks and ages that in despair he had begged to be removed to another ward and ba protected for evermore against the invasions of these unknown and ing FULL OF he coat annelid a little said the throw ing it 1 no schmell dot trifle earn uncl my nose vas twice so big as the weather alone if you want it to lot you The hottest ftiati In the town Js tho one who goes about with a fan asking every body If it is hot and appearing to have charge of the has been asked why a city is called a The answer seems an easy There is always more or loss hustle about a Besides a city has and a he could not un der any circumstances have skirts ol any following notice was seen last summer near a colored mans melon patch down in Kentucky Millions for both water and s asked mo to bring you a little pin said a young husband to his said the lady o save you the fatigue of going out in this hot weathei I have brought you some pins old orthodox Avhen passing n fashionable church on which a now spire was being was asked how much higher he thought it was going to Not much high ho said they dont own very far in that where do the cows get the milk asked looking up from the foaming pan of milk which he had been intently Where do you get your tearsP was the an After a thoughtful silence he again broke out do the cows have to be spanked Western Pears to said Uncle as he leaned his hoe against the corn crib and extracted a pebble from his shoe pears to me like dar was some kind of misdecomposishum in all dis talk about babies cuttin Do way Ise cum to look at hits do teef cuttin the dafcs de way hit looks in de case of cullud chil editor of the London Post wears lilac kid gloves through every dinner to which he is He is rather but for genuine theEnglishpeople are referred to the Dakota who wears a a bowie knife and no necktie through every dinner to which he is well as to some to which ho is not town editor of the Carson Lariat remarks in a striking editorial para graph If Tod Bunker dont keep his sow and shoats from under our office he is going to lose some In the midst of profound speculations on European affairs and the probable hereafter of the how refresh ing is such a homelike editorial utterance as Burlington Free Himself Before the said a young man to the theater I dont want an end seat I want one in the middle of the I usually go out two or three times during the and half the pleasure I get at the theater is in the sensation I make in passing in and you If a fellow had an end he might go out and come in a dozen times and nobody would notice So no end seat for doubt you have said the car of the man who always gets into a car with a tondol lar bill as it could not be changed for his rode scot A certain aged creature played tho game on me for five consecutive In or der to get even with him I filled a small tin pail with nine dollars and ninetyfive cents in pennies and five cent The next time he offered mo the tendollar bill I dutnpod the contents of the pail into his Were square I said to Quite was the But when I turned the ten dollars into the it was pronounced and for my was that much out of MOONLIGHT AJI Elevated Individuals Solicitude for Ills FullLength A very worthy citizen whose greatest fault is that he will treat his and allow them to treat in re was looking for his home in the neighborhood of Cass avenue and Henry street the other evening about The electric lights were and so was the moon in a cloudless The elevated individual saw his shadow at full length on the sidewalk and Bringing his metaltipped cane down with great force he exclaimed Go homel shamed of youself Youre darned if you G homo Dont stan bbblockiug up the side walk Ghome Then he broke out into a snatch of song and windows went and heads were put out to Koll on silver monguidethe traveler son s whilst nightin gales sing in G home I tell you Plice 11 take you in My wifes waitin for me else course ole take roll on silver The last that was seen of him he was leaning affectionately on the arm of a saying with great solem nity Im yyyour friend an dont you forget You take other fel had troit Fret   

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