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Algona Republican (Newspaper) - May 11, 1887, Algona, Iowa Amwmoti inkrallic pnpr IPRIIIIIIV fromtli llivrlrd lu Ills nr wliiilirr i or Is tvspnmilble fur Hii Tin mum liixvidrclflcil I rcfusini lo Inki ncnvfl pnpcrs iiml piTliiillcals from 111 or rnnov fnKnmllriiviMii tliriii nmiillcil I prim tjbciecvi I CURRENT Onto lias loss acreage tlian Ger first week of April was warmer thiiii Hie A OIIINAMAN took tho prize for English ooiii posit ion ut TIVUNTY of the Union now have arlior New Jersey had two of They will for f rot all u you In two weeks look at A horticulturist of has over UK varieties of roses in her gar the has a stairease of solid brass in his new resilience in Lon Moony proposes to erect a trainingschool in Chicago for women city AT the candidates for office being u 11 women the men refused to go to the KINO of haa taken to writing plays and having them enacted on the public Do stovepipe hats promote baldness is question now under discussion in the medical HIHMMICK received on his re a barrel of beer from nearly every brewer in IT is officially stated that Germany has no intention of proclaiming a state of siege in THE season of the year the mathemati cian likes best is summer the and the A NEW wire nailmuking machine has been perfected which is capable of turn ing out wire nails per price of crude oil in the Lima fields has been reduced to twenty seven and a half cents per FunvEu has made about during the past year in coal and iron Ho has gone to Europe to As things look it will bo difficult for Buffalo Bill to escape being knighted least before he comes back to this COMMISSIONSB of Agriculture Colcman denies having said that oleomargarine was frequently made of the carcases of dos horses or NKW cupola seventy inches in diame ter is to be built at andbridr0 touilding works are to be at once erecTed in no same A WOMAN living in the vicinity of is the mother of twentysix children or whom twentyfour have grown to man flood and Im number of slaves in Brazil has been reduced from in 1873 to one of whom are under sixteen years or over sixty years of TIIJJ rails of the sixteen street car com panies in New York would reach to Jack from the former it is if laid in continuous IT is a striking fact that all of those who fcnve jumped from the Brooklyn Bridge only professional athlete among was the one to lose his Tun supreme court of Kansas has decid ed tnat a warnnu manlea sno need not tuko her husbands name unless she She usually chooses how AN ivytwined retreat of English spar vows m the yard of Thomas Albany yielded two bushels of nests and 1G4 when ho concluded to make a raid upon IT is stated that there are thirty insects prey on garden fifty on glapo seventylive on apple trees on small grain and shade trees one farmers are resorting to the barbed wire fences to protect their from the depredations of hunt who trample dowu the crops and de stioy JUST so long as the pitcher of a baseball dub gets a and a preacher a scant just so long will there be good pitching and poor says the is alluded to by some of die young writers nowadays as a modern but there was more done in this di rection iirty years ago in New England than there is A FRENCH locomotive has just been made with driving wheels eight and one fourth feet in The calculation is that a speed of seventyeight miles an iiour can be Juixiixo from floating newspaper para siiys the Boston it would ap pear that Daniel Webster was chieliy dis tinguished for making firstclass fish chowder and FKKNCII experiments have shown that tnekel may bo effectively rolled upon soft Btcel which are thus made as valu able for lamp reflectors and other pur poses as silvered hitherto known in nature only in Combination with other is ncAv found in a free state in the water uf liall near Lincoln in The water is colored a decided brown by the THK consolidation of all the gas compan ies in Chicago and t4iose of the adjacent towns has finally been effected and manufacture of gas will now be concen jtratcd in one corporation with a capital of IOWA STATE grain AITEU all the reports that the military head of the Kouduneso rJbel was comes tho report that he is Apparently tho supply of Os piiau like that of El is ta IT is assorted at Louis that Jav is about to begin tho building of a industrial village juut Ojsde ilmt the nucleus of which is of Uio Misauuri aud Iron iioitjs than f has already been sub Iftinbed for holding an international mili tary tournuuicut in next Septem er to commemorate the fiftieth anui ary of tho incorporation of the IT is now the according to rncdi not to abstain from drink flig but to take three and a half joints daily and largo people must take four aiud a half The next wave may be Something AoroJiWNc to a wellknown after twentytwo years of age married meu live lougoithan every achelors there are thirtyeight criminals among married eighteen per The following are tho Louis quotations a All tho tobacco at Foweshlek have entered into an agreement not to sell cigarettes to boys under sixteen years of Tho Board of Supervisors offers to the person who will discover a coal mine m 1ottawattomie Tho insane hospital at Independence uses sixtyfive thousand gallons of city water A mudturtle was captured near West Davis tho other day which weighed fifteen Dubuque wants tho swallows exter minated and Burlington wants them pro Silas a resident of Corro Gor do since and for many years postmistress of Mason died the other morning at tho ago of seventyeight She was tho mother of and was a lady extensively known ana univer sally esteemed throughout tho The wife of Bernard Kennedy was found murdered near Thompsons Jive miles from a fev days and great excitement existed in the Kennedy had been arrested for the crime The bars connected with the Marshall town breweries have been A chattel mortgage was filed in tho re corders office at Boone recently upon one span of mules and their A great sensation was created at Dos Moines the other day by the report of tho grand after a protracted re turning an indictment charging Hoed Hurlbut and Joseph Row with the murder of at the store of Hess on tho evening of March The extensive lumber yards of George Palmer at took fire tho other aud were partially burned A heavy gale was blowing at the time insurance The other night a number of toughs wore arrested at Marshalltown for drunk onness and confined in tho county jail Inside the bars they continued their mad Among the number was a wel known sporting man by the name of Bar The party were amusing themselves with attempts at high and Barney made an extraordinary kick to reach the but fell back and broke his neck He was picked up About twothirds of the Union Stock Yards at Missouri Harrison Coun were destroyed by fire a few after noons Stalker has been reappointcd state Veterinary The Governor has commissioned Prof of Drake University commissioner to the American Exhibition at The widening of the DCS Moines Os narrowgauge road has A fire late the other afternoon started n the stage in Fosters OparaHouse at Us Moines the gasmeter lio Humes filled the By the ime the fire department arrived the in terior was The loss was estimated at The Dubuque University an asso ciation composed of graduates of colleges in the United held their first meet ing and banquet at tho Lorimer House the other The club has eighty five including tho leading citizens of Over skilled mechanics are afforded constant employment by BuHington indus The Murry ironworks at Burlington were destroyed by fire the other day causing a loss of and throwing 125 men out of The works would be rebuilt at At a meeting of the Iowa Evenin Press Association in Des Moines rosently it was decided that all notices of charity and school entertainments to which an ad mission is charged or at which articles are oftered for sale should be regarded as ad vertisements and should be charged for at a reasonably reduced rate that all notices1 for lodges and secret societies are adver tising and should be charged lar unless the society carries an an nual card in the and that the notic ing of physicians and lawyers in the news reports of legal is properly advertising In Mason City the other night the sheriff arrested two giving their names as bmith and for complicity in the sale robbery at Sumnor April 19 They were almost positively The Burlington Quincy depot at Auaius was burned tho other caused by upsetting a kero sene Tho schoolchildren of Creston are col lecting and securing trees for their school Ben Hall has resigned as trasteeof tho reiorm The oldest Federal in point of in this country is of who was appointed by President Pierce in The manager of the Des Moines baseball club sets WOO per month Ottumwa it is will be supplied with electric The Light Guard Cornet Band of Des Moines hus been appointed regimental band of the Third Regiment of the Iowa National The new college building at Tabor Fre mont was dedicated the other Tho Governors of Des Moines will reorganize und It is also the inrention of the organization to erect an At the State oratorical contest held at Wiiterloo a few nights ago Miss Florence of West Des took the first prize in tho oratorical department Miss Grace of the first in dra and Miss Elfie of East Des the first in A recentlyorganized company is asking the Dubuqua City Council for the privi lege of manufacturing gas and selling it to patrons at par thousand Rumors in Des Moines of general disaf fection among coai miners and a probable general strike were a few days ago said to without In two mines in thai city men had quit because they could I wurk for tin pay and would seok other They did not It has recently been discovered that the hard winter has killed all the blackberry buahos so extensively cultivated at Dela The Finance Committee has settled up all the claims incurred by the recent Stite encampment at aud turned over to the soldiers monument An aged man named residing four miles south of Rockwell Cal houu attempted suicide the other tlay by taking The doctor gave but it was doubtful if he Melancholy was the supposed The Gamor baa had one hundred No notices posted about tuo capi U1 CLOCK An Tmlustry That Has Undergone Great Changes Within a Few The old Yankoo clocktinker hag drifted into New York and g making fewoiacquaintances but morn money than of One of the clock exports of tho Bradley by loft his rottto in this came to the metropolis and made a year winding and repairing tho now ten tower clocks then in tho An era of competition in clock na in every thing struck New and now a dozen men aro at and tho olc like have into the service of tho extensive chick makers at handsome Twc winders have almost a monopoly in tin care of tho many tower whicl they wind once a and they can their for it is hard labor to raisi a twelve hundred pound weight with i thousand or more turns of a One firm employs a clockmaker to devise curious timepieces and he under him five men who are busy al the while winding clocks in private which they visit once a week Some of tho Fifth avenue mansion have from twenty to thirty clocks from the one dollar clock in the serv ants room to tho three hundred dollat timepiece in the grand Tei dollars a month or more is paid foi this and the who musi be a clock tinker sis well and keep the timepieces in has a certain day for visiting each To do his work without obtruding upon privacy requires Bradley tlio millionaire lawyer of New York has the finest collection of clocks in the although it does not equal the famous assortment owned by George of the Philadelphia A large amount of capital is invested in electric cloek corporations in the There have been half a dozen or more styles of electric clocks since their manufacture was begun about one of the latest being a clock of obliging pattern which winds itself every twelve hours by an electric It comes as near perpetual motion as machinery after a fruitless struggle of many years has been able to The six big clock factories of tho United all of which are in the same section of ship im mense quantities of clocks from this city to all The Chinese and Japanese nations took to American clocks with great eagerness after the The trade suddenly fell and an investigation revealed as the cause of the fact that the ingenious Chinese had begun to counterfeit tho and were turning their product out at prices that the American makers couldnt In the rooms of some of the con servative old Mongolians of China who refuse to accept Caucasian may be seen the clocks they have fetched from These clocks do not have circular They are high the hours being marked off on a slot that runs from top to bot tom of the A weight drops down the slot every and as it falls an indicator on it marks the time along tho Tiie day is divided into twelve In the office of one of the big clock concerns is the timepiece by which a native missionary in South Africa preached his It is a brass bowl with a little hole in its The bowl is placed in a gourd of and when it fills and sinks the preacher knows that an hour has and il he is wise he concludes his It is alleged that a wag once plugged this and the see ing it still above talked on and on until his sermon dragged on its ap palling length over three which caused so much dissatisfaction among tho congregation that the minister pui chased a nieklcplated twodollar watch and became tho marvel and envy of all his Philadel phia She Enjoyed the A lady who resides on Delaware avenue has a girl in her employ fresh from some region far removed from the Thinking to give the giil a grand treat and knowing that she had never seen a the lady pur chased a ticket for a play at the opera The girl but returned before nine What is the matter Did you not like it asked the I liked it ever so much its a line inquired her why have you returned so soon Surely you didnt see it I I went in and snt down and looked at the large pict ure hanging up in People kept coming and pretty soon there waa quite a crowd looking at the Then they took it away and some men and women went to talking up there where it had been about something that didnt concern and so I got up and came But I enjoyed the pi et u Jl latest religious sect in Itussia has been founded on the dogma that it is a sin to let a fallow member suffer the martrydom of when anybody falls one of tho believers goes to him and chokes him to The person commissioned for ho deed is clad in red and is known as the red Un they do not confine their delicate attentions to the members of the sect impelled by a broad seek to cure in their peculiar way whoever he may who has tho misfortune to become WOMEN AS Nineteen Itiinilrnd Entries to Their Credit Found In tho Tension Tho world has not given womanduo credit for her inventive Few persons realize what an impor tant role she is playing in tho design ing of numorous useful as well as Tho records of tho Patent Ofllco show that fully nineteen hundred patents are claimed by not a small num ber of tho patents granted to men are really for ingenious devices and ideas that have originated in a feminine The women of Now York have been granted more patents than their sisters in any other The women of Indiana and Wisconsin rank next in In machinery women have done Almost daily improvements in sewing machines come from her In tho modelroom of the Patent O nearly side by side with Elias Howes is one made by a Miss llosen The first marine telescope was the production of Sarah of New Montgomery shows a section of a war vessel provided with a series of iron plates so constructed as to resist shot and There is also in tho modelroom an engine of offense as well as defense in the shape of a breechloading gun credited to Miss Ruth Among the more peaceful inventions by women are a carcoupling pin and an improved rail way for street A liferaft is a contrivance of a An appliance for raising sunken vessels has been patented by Emily of She has also contrived a syphon propeller of claims to have made two hundred women self supporting by means of a little portable kiln for tiring decorated Miss Mary of New discov ered a new mode of forming air cham bers in dental plates for artificial Miss Amelia Bird desired to make a noise in the and her genius soared to steam Caro line of has patented some lubricating molds in Brooks will be remembered as the butter artist at the her lovely creation of lolanthe attracting much She now has a studio in New Sarah of patented the bust of Abraham Of what the patentright consists docs not clearly as artists generally consider such things creations rather than Cornelia Beau of has a patent lifeboat to ier Coston las been very successful with her pyro technic night She is an exam ple of what pluck and perseverance can At the death of her husband his mpers were in a chaotic condition and his designs not fully Un she brought them to a point where they were practically valuable and she remained almost ten years in roducing them in tho various foreign She has been rewarded for her erseverance by a Among tho queer inventions is an instrument for restoring facial by Miss Fan ly of Tho numerous patents granted to women ncludo baby devices for killing mosquitoes and other cow washingma corpse prcsorv face lotions and all kinds in RECLAIMED How It Is Employed in tho Manufacture of Now It is well known among tho dealers n rubber if not among tho con that a largo amount of old or eclaimed rubber is worked in with he new gum rubber in the manufac t ire of This applies in fact to r goods which are to oots and mechanical rubber to rubber So far s that carried that some of the ubber clothing is said to 10 made entirely of this old or re laimed In some cases this re laimed rubber answers tho purpose cry as some of it is a good iiality and it gives body to tho In other cases it is of poor quality nd its only advantage is that it gives iody and is cheaper than the gum for his Even the poorer grades f reclaimed are of ho nature of rubber and unite natur illy with the gum and form a homo geneous but this can not be said f the chemicals and other foreign sub tances which are sometimes Thus whiting has been extensively miployed by rubber lecauso of its cheapness and weight as a being very extensively worke d nto some No one pretends to ay that it adds in any way to the value jf the In it is claimed to be a positive harm to But the mmufacturers must have a and lave used it and Peddlers often palm off on the pub ic or the former con aining dissolved and the rtter consisting of clay or whiting olding invisible Tliese ap lied to coat hem with which is bright shining for abrief but soon uiiis the Montreal Omission Lady Did ou get the that 1 am o wear tonight in my hair Bridget Yes mum But what Ive mislaid the CARL What the Old Fellow Sees Sometimes Ho VhalkH Sometimes I go omit und vlmlk und I see some He vhas somopody who vims all shtoro und shusfc too shweet for not Dot vhas all right to be some Ho couldnt help Nature didnt half dor materials on hancit to make a goat or a so she scrapes oop dor und creates a Sometimes ash I vhalk aroundt I meet some young man mit a cigar in his It makes him feel und his headt vhas all shwellod It vhas a fivecent Ho can shmoke him und not po Maypo it vhas all but I wonder if he realizes vhat a vicious und disgusting habit he vhas It grows stronger und stronger cafcry It vhas bad for his a drain on his purse und a nuisance to his und it vhas potter dot he vhas porn deaf and Sometimes ash I vhalk aroundt I seo dot loafer mit his pack to der wall and his rcdt nose pointing to der Ho vhas a man who might earn a lifing by honest but he wont Ho might bo respectable and but he He might have friends und but it vhas potter to pe a he vhasnt so much to If nat ure can make dwarfs und shiants und like enough she pick up all der oldt pieces lying aroundt und use em to make a He vhasnt ex pected to be of any value while und if he vhas deadt1 it vhas potter to bury him dan to use him for land Sometimes ash I vhalk aroundt some great big feller shtrikes me for ten cents to pay his He vhas He vhas All his life he doan care to work nor Ho takes care of today und lets tomorrow take care of Because I haf worked und planned und safed dis big feller feels dot it vhas my duty to He pclicfs der world owes him a but he doan like to work for it like de rest of Und vhen he shtands pcfore me mit his paw holdt oudt Iputoudt my finger und say Charity makes you a States prison would make you a If you doan skip oud it vhas badt for you Und sometimes ash I vhalk aroundt I see a feller mit a It vhas his He wins ninety times out of a If it vhasnt a sure thing ho doan keep If he doan win he doan1 He vhas alreadty for suckers vhen somepody comes und says mit himself Ah my game I see how it I go in und skin dis man all It vhas my plan to beat take his Und vhen dot same man bucks on dot game und vhas beaten he whistles for a boleceman undgrics oudt Arrest man for a shwindler He shcats rue oudt of five dollar Und den I vhalks home und sits down mit me pipe to reflect how it all Free VICTORIA ON THE Railway Regulations Adopted for the Solo Benefit of Her Let us glance at these regulations for all Tho times of de parture and arrival have been men and the metals on which tho train will travel the regula tions provide For a pilot accompanied by a locomotive foreman of the vari ous and by a guard with flags and This en gine precedes the royal train at a uni form and always fifteen min utes in advance of The drivers and as well as the engines of the royal are specially Telegraph men ac company the train under a surperin and lamp men and greasers travel in the train all the keeping a constant watch and at stopping places they must alight and examine the train and grease the A lookout man is placed on tho tender of the seated his face to the observes any sif nal that may bo given by the occu This position is by no means an enviable as may be particularly at when more than ordinary vigilance is The above are a few of the precau tions which the railway companies adopt to secure Her Majestys and her comfort is no less carefully The Queen travels on tho down and so for thirty minutes previous to her coming no nor even a light which is meant an engine without carriages or any vehicle is permitted to proceed upon or cross the main pilot engine alone Not only are these rules expected to and striclly conformed but all goods trains are examined to seo whether any thing is projecting which might strike the royal No driver is permitted to allow his engine to blow off or to permit any smoke to or to whistle while in a sidino near the or while she is pass The facing and other points are properly secured and bolted before the train passes the gates of level cross where are no are locked an hour before the Queen comes and a long of platelayers at dis tant like a row of guard the permanent Special telegraphic signals aro the public are excluded from the and the servants of the company must perform all their duties silently and without Cowers Family FULL OF books are evidently not of modern for Bacon says Some books are to bo some and some Irishman writing to a says I confidently expected before this to receive from you an agreeable and Leather lady who was trying to read tho letters upon a reversed sign inquired of a newsboy Can you road those letters upside sonnoyP I never was the answer i aint no Try some other And ho went off Troy Little boy at the front Is tho doctor in if he I want to seo him at not Lit tle just as soon as he gets you toll him to come over to our house and take that baby away he left last Its in the comes upon who is playing upon a you do that quite well I should think you would take Hen who has been taking lessons for tho last ten does not fool but makes no sign as he replies I have thought of Ad more kindly than was his I can tell you how you can improve the play a How asked You seo you kill the vil lain in the last act that is make him kill all tho other characters in tho of your mamma said if you bod good aricl stayed in the yard shed bring some candy when she corned Little know but she She always forgets about it she said if yon wont out shed give you a youd better stay No she always forgets that Omaha Virginia colored who has not been long in New was given some icecream by her mistress a few evenings She ate it slowly and with a but refused to eat any Surprised at her loss of ap the mistress received the follow ing explanation couldnt put no supper board dat pud Want do taste to stay are three said Broughne to his that a woman cant be persuaded to do She eh said in an incredulous I guess she can do without them as well as man if not What are they clothes and quietly replied Broughne and his wife retorted You think youre dont Drakes Travellers1 Scotchman was riding a donkey one day across a sheep pasture but when the animal camo to the sheep drain he would not go So tho man rode back a short and applied the thinking of that the when going at the top of his would jump the But when the donkey got to the drain he stopped and tho man went over his No sooner had he touched tho ground than he got looking his breast straight in the said Veera wool pitched hoo are ye goin to get ower vor PAID THE llow n Bootblack Increased a Smart Youths Knowledge of the A smart young man who the services of a bootblack at the post office corner after tho job was that ho would see tho young ster How later demanded tho in a month or Going off without paying me Havent any The smallest I have is a fifty dollar Im very sorry for I dont like to proceed to extreme Its not only agin my but it raises a row on the How as you start to go away I cry out Stop thief That gathers a crowd in no You stop and at tempt to but I declare that you snatched a dollar from A crowd always sympathizes with a and youll bo collared and held until an officer Then well both go over in the patrol and if they dont find my dollar on you some of the detectives will recognize you as Mollie Billy Matt or some other crook wanted in Chicago or New and whats your in terrupted the young Five heres a quarter for I was only you Free Business The train was approaching Aro you going to eat your dinner at the railroad restaurant he of a was the Just slip that card in your he whispered Im am the fast horse of a hook and ladder has been laid up with erysipelas in the left foro foot during the past For two nights two firemen sat up all night with bathing the afflicU ed foot with warm aud treat ing him as tenderly as they would eick ;