Wednesday, January 9, 1895

Algona Republican

Location: Algona, Iowa

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Algona Republican (Newspaper) - January 9, 1895, Algona, Iowa ALGOtf is TOO SfSoirt Want It I NOTES FROM Atchie vTftils of hia Trip to the Stitifty 6 f etttifessee K I ij did more business during the year just closed we did the but were not quite satisfied yet Sdtttethirig flbolit COfldi tioti of the Megro and the Mow a City Election WflS Editor 1 ptomised to write to a great tnany of tny friends before I but 1 find that 1 am unable to fulfill Your Wewill make it an object to you to give it to Dome and see if we Opera House YOU BEEN AT Walker Bros If we you to call before l promises unless I can use a portion of your valuable space and each person causider this a personal I came south by of the on Route and the Queen and I have been south over the and Illinois Central anil I must say that the Queen and Crescent is far ahead of either of the above named roads in beautiful I passed through the famed blue grass coun try of The mountains of Tennessee present a wild and romantic The road Ms been built at a great expense through the moun There are a great many tunnels and some of them are quite Iti some cases the train would dart out of the side of the mountain onto a high bridge over a river which runs clear and rapid far below or over a deep yon with rock bound and on the other side of the bridge it would again disappear into the side of the moun Night overtook us just as we into the city of We got a glimpse of its historic surround There was a forest fire raging on one side of Lookout mountain and we could see the flames and smoke rising far above the There is very little settlement along this road south of After we left the mountains we to the wild lands of Alabama and pine lands of When we were nearing New Orleans we left the pine woods and ran for some distance through the sea marsh and finally we came to Lake Ponchertrain and crossed it on a bridge which is fully miles We came west from New Orleans to Lake Charles on the Southern The sugar men were all cutting and gathering the We could see hun dreds of negroes working tin the same and 1 said I ttas just tending in the padef that Dave Was down at Efr wotth mttendihg hid fatherittlaW8 1 noticed this young mans countenance He immediately rose fioto his felt in his poCkefi for and took his overcoat and himself for the 1 found but that this young maQs name i8 a brothef of and son of the mad whose fUnefalltold him Haggard had been The young man had not heard of his fathers He is a nice about twentyfive years of He is engaged in rice planting at Lake f had a long talk with him next morning and gave him the THE THISTLE IN The Fort Dodge Messenger prints a letter from Farmer from in which he says One Word of interest to our Here i am away down in the heart of the old state of and what do you suppose I find here that very tensely interests me as a farmer In going across the common from the building to the hotel for breakfast what do I pick up but a Kus sian I could not at first be lieve my own I thought it must be tbe common tumble weed so com mon to us in the but on picking it up 1 find ic to be the veritable Rus sian On inquiry I find it has been here a year or two Came in baled hay from the said tbe yard He did not know what it was until I told but said it was a miserable His who was at the breakfast said tbe children suffered much from for they go barefoot here so and it scratches their legs and Think of Now we have it on the east of us as well as on the Here are vast tracts of open old fields that will be soon covered with Is it to be a curse or a blessing At present we can see only harm to come to us from its But I give this as an interesting fact to the agricultural that the Russian thistle has Do You Want f Glassware are nerein large assort iflniandrlowlprices will surprise iS F f Cartels Qld aYe opened anew four doors of Opera where kaye a fineline eflh Groceries We solicit i o vk made a foot hold in the old Virginia A PREACHERS told a good story while here last and we think it will bear The story is about a preacher who owned a profane The parrot would swear awfully every time the good man had and somortified him that he finally told a 1C 4i i ii y uiisy There are agreat negroes in this pf condi tion of the negro this am tpld by good authority thatfully90 of thechildren are born uut of I would like to write a whole column on the but time and space will not I like to that I was here at a city election which was close ly contested and I made it my business to see bow the thing was and I must say that the negros inabil ity to think for himself or to cast an intelligent ballot was fully demonstra ted to my One of the factions voted the entire negro population and in this way defeated the other and the faction for which they voted went around tbe city last election and posted bills advising the people to vote for Price and White Jen nings is not only a northern but it I believe that sev entyfive per of the citizens whites came from The balance are Creoles or antf when you get outside of tbe towns the great ma jority of the people are a great many of whom cannot understand a word The Creoles are a kind hos pitable live ini very simple manner are naturally they have had no therefore a majority of them we illit erate and Rice is the principal crop in this The cat tle tbe Jsindv beard fpjJpwinK itPries I do WjfHJt tP vpueh tPF tjje truJU but dp tp tbe a wants if f at eOOTgh u quj ft jpb Jjpja go at said themiriister thfe next time he swears just take the cage and turn bottom side kick it across the and slam it around generally then up a pail of water and throw over and I think it will cure bim of The minister thought it was a good plan con cluded to try itjso the next time the parrot ewore the cage and slammed it on ijhe kicked it all room and then threw the water on f The parrot finally got straightened up and looking up to the minister f Elderl Where the h when the cyclone struck LuiVerne Eighty cents a Leave orders for yourrwinters supply at my DfflGTO In the District Court of iKossuth Iowa Pranek ingrald Belleson and J Solberg and Ingrald Belle defendants You are hereby notified j is now oq file in the of pf the Patriot Cpprt jKossuth apetition pfthppiajintifl ve entltw claiming pjf the OJerk the Townsei of With tondred at the I Good Things To Eat Sweet House Mixed Chow Queen Bulk Pickled Chili Worcestershire A Jvfi y LANGDON Go to the New PATTERSON in Something For the Table We have on hand a nice line of Canned Dried Cracker and Choice Cream We have just openedfup our or money1 refqnc BUTTER AMD EGGS WAITED AT HIGHEST MARKET PRICED SCRJBNERS MAGAZINE AN iMPORTANT CLUB OFFER s 1ST 1 Ry special arn

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