23 dec 1898 algona courier

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23 dec 1898 algona courier - gave LOCAL^NEWS, J. J. Ryan visited Algona...
gave LOCAL^NEWS, J. J. Ryan visited Algona again this week. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sullivan go to Iowa City tomorrow to spend Christinas. Christinas. The State hank of Ledyard can make farm loans as cheap as finy bank in the county. B. H. Winkle goes this evening to Burnett, WIs., to visit his brother and other friends. Dr. Sayers left Saturday evening for Marets, Ohio, to spend the holidays with his parents. J. H. Woods & Co., a new firm from Des Moines, have opened a general store at Ledyard. > A. D. Clarke visited Cedar Rapids and other points in that direction on a business tour this week. The K. P. ball will take placfc at the court house hall next Tuesday evening. evening. The 400 will all be there. Mr. Rich, who lives near Hobart, is building a lame barn. Such improvements improvements are an evidence of prosperity. A thief with literary proclivities broke into .a school house near Laurens one night last week and stole the dictionary and a bible. S. H. Latnar of Sioux City is held to the grand jury in the sum of $200 for violating the revenue law. He a note without affixing stamps. J. J. Kelly of Bancroft, will have A sale of his horses, farm machinery, household goods, etc., to-morrow, and will leave for Texas about the middle of next month. The 0. & N. W. will sell holiday excursion excursion tickets to points within 200 miles on Dec. 24, 25, 26 and 31 and Jan. 1st. Good until January 4th. The Christmas tree at the Methodisf, Sunday school Saturday evening will be free for .everyone to put on presents. presents. Entertainment by the children. • Come and be welcome. Contractors .of Sioux City are laying plans to secure workmen, as they anticipate anticipate a large amount of railroad building in the spring. Algona is going going to get her share of the new roads. JIM COUBIER. ALSONA. IOWA. Mrs. D. Stufflick of Prairie is off to Michigan to spend the holidays. Master Earl Vincent drew the bike that was raffled off after the show Saturday evening. Mrs. Ryan who was visiting with the Hinchon family, left for her home at Waukon last Monday. There will be a total eclipse of the moon next Tuesday evening. It will commence about sunset and continue for about an hour. John Noble who has been on the road all fall selling cloaks for Mr. Taylor, has come in for this season and is now assisting 1n the store. Mr, S. H. McNutt went up to Clay county, Minn., this week to see what he could devour there in the-way of cheap land. Mac has quit farming and gone to speculating. Prof. Connors, principal of the Ledyard Ledyard schools, will be the new editor of DECEMBER 23, 1898. John Engesser and brother of Seneca have gone to their new home in Texas. A recent shipment of fat cattle from the Wright county poor farm netted $1,388. Chistmas exercises and tree will be had at the Presbyterian church Friday evening, December 23. The pump house at the Milwaukee depot was burned down last Saturday night. A new plant is being put in. The Emmetsburg Democrat reports that A. D. Clarke Olson eighty acres county for $1,600. Mr. J. 0. Blackford, who now lives sold the Christ of land in that just getting around from the effects of a first issue unless the the Ledyard Leader. The will be out about Jan. 1, present plans miscarry. Harry Gosnell of Fort Dodge, who served with Co. Fof Algona, at Cbick- atnauga, has enlisted in the 22nd regiment regiment of the regular army at Fort Crook, Nebraska. Charley Pooch of Cresco has shelled 15,000 bushels of corn this winter for different parties. He has a first class outfit and does good work. He would like to contract more shelling. Mrs. Joseph Zanke received a telegram telegram last Saturday morning announcing announcing the death of her brother in Milwaukee. Milwaukee. j aged in Illinois, is after suffering broken l«g. The case of W. S. Frost against the Milwaukee company for the killing of Frost's son is now on trial at Emmetsburg. Emmetsburg. Frost sues for $10.000. The Milwaukee road burned about fifteen tons of hay for D. S. Long some adjuster came $30, just W. F. Ripke visited Britt and Wesley Wesley the other day on professional business. business. For nice holiday presents go to Miss Dodd at the postofflce. She has a nice stock at low prices. Services will be held at the Presbyterian Presbyterian church next Sunday at the usual hour. All are welcome. There will be mid-night mass at the Christmas morn- Catholic church on To She left that day to attend his funeral. He was quite an man. John Lallier and his sister, who live south of the church in Prairie, have gone to New York state to spend the holidays with friends in their old home. Mr. J. A. Schaffer, ex-editor of the Burt Monitor, visited his old home and also Algona this week. He is now running a lumber yard in Tracy, Minnesota and is prospering in that country. Mr. E. D. Keller of Seneca township township left last Tuesday for Iowa City to have an operation performed on his tlme ago. When the to settle he paid Mr. Long what he asked. • W. K. Ferguson sold the Dr. farm to the Ricker-Bros. who Barr have may been farming it for some time, and Jake Winkel sold his town residence property to S. P. Peterson. The Iowa Central surveyors returned returned to the Des Moines branch after making three or four surveys through on around Algona. What route be chosen no one here can tell. For the annual convention national creamery butterruaker's association to be held in Sioux Falls, S. D., Jan. 23 to 29, the C. M. & St P. road will sell tickets for the round trip for $4.57. See Lars Sorenson's new ad, and call on him for turkeys, ducks, geese and chickens for the holidays. He will also make it a point to keep the best steaks of all kinds. Market east of the COURIER office. There was a race at the roller skating skating rink Tuesday evening, a pair of skates being offered by the manager to the one who would make thirty rounds or the rink in the shortest ing. The other masses will be at 7-30 and at 10:30. A man named Green who lived near Irvington died a few days ago of Bright's disease. He leaves a family, but the children are grown up. The drawinsr will take place at 0. M. Doxsee's Saturday for the Buck's Steel Range. It will make an acceptable Christmas present for the lucky party. Old Mr. Mullica is a rabbit trapper. He caught one yesterday morning and one a few mornings before, and he and Sam Witters are feasting and rejoicing. rejoicing. A Northwestern engine gently pushed seven coal cars off the track the other day at -the diagonal crossing, crossing, and gently pulled them on again. The packing of bly the cause. ft $ /iv Flannelette Flannelette Outing Outing Calico, Some Best Dress Safety Fine Table A lot of that have the snow was proba- There will be a meeting of the farmers farmers in the Rice school house tomorrow evening to consider the project of establishing a creamery in that neighborhood. All interested parties should attend the meeting. If you get an empty envelope through the mall you may consider it an invitation to the Knights of Pythias dance. The invitation committee committee was a little absent minded and forgot to put in the invitation, that is all. Some Algona students are home or coming home for the holidays. Among them are Miss Clara Yetter, Chas. Chubb, Homer Horton, Fred Clarke, Mabel Gilmore, Belle Tellier, Emma Heise, Mollie Hinchon, Cris Kain and J. E. Hinchon. The mother of L. A. Tillotson died in Algona last Sunday, and on Monday ->F. Carries a This City orders delivered to We have

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  2. 23 Dec 1898, Fri,
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