The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on April 29, 1891 · Page 5
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DOWN DOWN DOWN DOWN DOWN DOWN, BIG TUMBLE IN OIL! The biggest tumble in OIL and GASOLINE ever known in Algona or west of the oil fields, at I J WE ARE MAKING PRICES AS FOLLOWS: Head Light Oil per gal. now 9^c. old Perfection " " " " m " " 9%c. price 18c. " 18c. Something that Will Pay To look at. Just read what follows and then reflect: McCORMICK Harvesting Maoh. Co., Establ'd 1831. J. I. CASE Threshing Machine Co. - 184S, A. A. COOPER, Iowa's Pioneer Wagon Maker, 1840 P. P. MAST & CO., Cultivators, Seeders, etc. 1843. JAMES SELLY & CO., Corn Planters, etc. D. S. MORGAN & CO,, Clipper Mowers HEARST, DUNN & CO., Planters, etc. DALY MANFG CO., Disc Pulverizers, JOHN DEER & CO., Plows, etc, J.R.JONES, - 1850. 1834. 1860. 1865, 1854 1870, Water White Prime White Gasoline 15c. After looking over the foregoing list of Manufacturers and Dealers, all of whom are represented by the man who pays the freight, you cannot fail to appreciate the advantages you can reap by buying your implements of the Oldest Implement House in northern Iowa. I represent the best goods made in each department. . 15PI am agent for J. A. Hamilton's Hard Wood Lumber and Wood, a full stock of which is constantly on hand. u 15c. Come early and come late, for we will be as anxious to sell as you will be to buy at the above very low prices. You remember the McKinley bill knocked down the price on sugar April 1st, 1891. Today Patterson Bros, have put oil and gasoline on the "free list" and sell them at cost. ; Patterson Brothers, State street, Algona, Iowa. ALGONA WINS HONORS. Miss Lmie Wallace won the gold medal for Algona, in the Dramatic • class at the contest of the State High ;School Association, which was held at Monticello last Friday evening. Algona justly feels a little pride in the circumstance, inasmuch as this is the first time our high school, lias sent a representative to the contest, and some • of the leading schools of the state were represented in the contest this year. There were fifteen high schools in the contest and seven of the fifteen were in the dramatic class, leaving but four contestants in eacli of the other two classes. The seven contestants in the dramatic class were Manchester, Bock Bapids, Cedar Falls, VVaverly, Tipton, Monticello .and Algona. Second honors were awarded to Miss Alberta Soetje, of Monticello. Miss Wallace is to be congratulated upon her success in the contest, but more upon her natural adaptation to the platform. Not a little of the credit for the honors won in the contest is due to Prof. Carter, who trained her. Mr. Carter, although not a professional elocutionist, knows the difference between correct expression and so-called elocution and he is an artist of no mean accomplishments, as all who have heard him will testify- The judges at the contest were O. M. Crockett, of Boone, It. II. Pair-burn, of New Hampton, and Hon. Walt II. Butler, of West Union. Below is the markings of the judges: The next contest will be held at Creston: THE COUNTY NEWS. To CoiiiiKSroNDBNTK :—All correspondence for the KKPUULIOAX should reach this oflice not later than Tuesday evening. Please, bear this in mind. All communications to the KKruiiLiOAN— including news letters—must bo signed by the author to insure publication. Bessie Anderson, Manchester Minnie Oonklln, Bock llapids Jas. Ford, Oedav Falls Amelia Kothe, Waverly Heua Sherman, Tipton Alberta Soetje. Monticello .... Lizzie Wallace, Aigona _tt 87 96 8254 88 83 04 02 « 91 87 8972 8487 8390 8793 8699 W. F. M. S. Convention. Following is the program for the Algona district convention of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society which will be held at Algona May 7th and 8th: THUSSPAY, 7:30 V. M, Devotional exercises and opening. Address Miss Clara Cushnian Wl*1 T* A V n A •»• Consecration service. District organization. Reports of auxiliaries. ^ 1:80 IP. y, Devotional exercises. Discussion-How «an vve best promote the work ol our auxiliaries? Our Oonfereuce Missionaries—Who are they'' WUere are they 1 Mas. G. Cow&*8. JU, UNION. Special Correspondence. UNION TWP., April 25.— Miss Jennie Thompson will make her debut as a school ma'am, in the Barney Devine district this summer. The genial face of Jim Iloiius, of Bancroft, was in our midst last week. lie was finishing the last strokes of his "granger" life, preparatory to launching forth in the grocery business at Bancroft. Success to you Jim. Herb Bailey spent the latter part of last week setting out a grove on his place. A new granary and machine house last tall, and we expect to see a new house in the near future. A social dance was given by Mr. Hare to his friends last Friday night. All had a good time. Farmers generally are plowing for corn, planting potatoes, making garden, etc. After a month's sojourn in Algona Gertie Wheeler has returned home. Ed Blanchard's little boy Albert has found a good home with W. E. Laird. Harley Palmer arrived home from Independence last Thurday where he has been engaged the past year in the asylum. Henry Nichols is home on a visit from Wells Minnesota. I. Gr. Schryver is slowly recovering from a severe attack of rheumatism. Fred Cronin had his hand caught in* a hay press about a week ago and severely cut, blood poison set in and he has been having a serious time with it. Seeding was about finished Saturday. P. N. Sarchett is preparing to build a fine new barn this spring. Bev Watkins is back from Illinois. BDKT. Special Correspondence, BUBT, April 28.— Wm Elvidge, has treated his residence and butcher shop to a fresh coat of paint which adds greatly to their appearance. Graham and Coffin have also painted their* machine house which adds so much to the looks that you would hardly know it was the same building. There are several other buildings that will be painted in the near future. W. E. Jordan was on our streets Friday. C. C. Chubb was buying cattle iu this neighborhood Friday. Clara Matthews was taken to Algona Wednesday and judged insane and was taken to ludependeiice ing day. Mrs. F. J. Fowler went with Miss Matthews and upon her return stated that they reached Independence with the girl apparently a trifle stronger than when she Jeft Algona. The fact that they were obliged to take her the second time to an asylum casts a gloom over the entire neighborhood and her friends are in hopes that in the course of time she may be able "to return to them. Mrs. Williamson, from Ohio, is in the neighborhood visiting with relatives and friends. She is sister to Mrs. Den Paine and Will and Lem Stockwell. Rev. Faus is putting the first coat of paint on the parsonage. A lot of trees grace the door yard which will also improve the appearance. Geo. Shelley, of the Algona Marble works, was in town Monday on business. August Shultz, who lives near Fenton, has sold his farm and is contemplating putting up a shoe shop. There is a good opening here for one. Mrs. A. W. Williamson was up from Algona last Tuesday and Wednesday visiting relatives and friends. Peter Kriethe had the misfortune to lose a good horse last week. Mr. Storey has moved onto his farm northwest of here. Miss Nettie Owen is to teach the Manley school this term. Aaron Sheldon has moved into the rooms vacated by Mr. Storey in Ora Sheldons' house. "Shorty" went and hit his fore finger a blow with the hammer while it was on the anvil so that he could lay off a few days. Grandma Pollard went to Algona Monday. The creamery at Buffalo Fork is now completed. That is, the building is finished. We understand the machinery is not yet put in. Miss Jessie Newcomb is teaching the Paine school, having commenced Monday. This is the school that Clara Matthews was intending to teach. Everybody has been busy lately in making garden, setting out trees, making fences, and raking and cleaning up generally. The city people have been as busy as the farmers. Miss May Cook was confined to the house part of last week on account of sickness, but was able to come to town the last of the week. Will Cook is absent from town. Some one said he had gone after a stock of furniture. As to the truth of the assertion we are not able to state, but we hope it is so. Charley Slagle made f. B. Cork a flying viait Saturday evening. He came up from Algona on the passenger and returned on the evening freight. WHITTEMORE. Special Correspondence. WJIITTEMOKE, April 28.—Last Friday was Arbor day, and teachers and pupils improved the day in planting trees, and otherwise beautifying our school grounds. Mr. Williams our popular barber departed last Thursday to Pomeroy, his former home. He returned last evening bringing witli him a bonny bride. The newly married couple have many friends who wisli them well. They have taken up their abode in the home of Mrs. Peters for the present, or until the new house is completed which they expect to occupy. C. A. Hotelling has • returned from Des Moines, where he has been taking a course in the I. B. C. of that city. Next Friday is May Day, and the Band of Hope will give an entertainment in the evening at the school house appropriate to the day. Mr. and Mrs. Tattle and little daughter of Wesley, have been visiting friends here this week. Election of officers of I. O. G-. T. occurred last Friday evening. A lively but not very serious runaway occured this forenoon north of town—Mr. Carlisle's team attached to a plow, became frightened and ran fox- some considerable distance, until they became loosened from the plow then "struck out" for honje. J. Wichler, one of our hay dealers lias received word from his commission firm that three or four cars of heated hay are there awaiting his orders. He has gone to investigate the matter. After the concert last Tuesday evening, given by K. G. Brown and wife a prize was offered to the most popular lady, Miss Bertha Geotsche receiving the most votes, was awarded the prize. A stem-winding jack knife was then offered the laziest man, this was voted to Cook Baily who received the prize very graciously. All singers who are interested in the organization of a class in vocal music are requested to meet at the school house next Saturday evening. *-<••-• . Notice. A. L. Bists dental office will bo closed next week, except Monday and Saturday. 30 Our $2.S5 calf boot is a dandy.—F. S. Stougli. J. A. Hamilton offers bargains in oal r side-walk lumber this spring. F. S. Stough cau furnish you a handsome thin shoe. Teachers' Department. ^"•"Communications for this Department are earnestly solicited fron> the teachers. Peter Slagle will sell you a good horse collar, Look over his stock. Go to the Cash Store for new, bright garden seed. KOSSUTH CO. MARKETS. Market reports from every town in the county published regularly each week. Reports from Wesley and Luverne are made Tuesday evening. Reports from Whittemore, Bancroft, Hurt aud Algona made Wednesday morning. To Correspondents: Be careful to quote the prices actually paid the day the report is made. ALGONA. Oats f .51 Cora 60 Eggs 11 Butter 19 Cattle. 13.00 @ $5.00 Hogs 4.30 Wheat. 85 Barley 60 Flax 1,05 Potatoes 85 Oats $ .50 Eggs 11 Cattle 8.75 Wheat 93 Flax 1.00 Hay, Corn shelled. .$ .55 Butter 14 Hogs 4.00 Barley 80 Timothy 1.35 ; 8.00 Oats. Cai Flax BANCROFT. (Not corrected since last week.) | .50 Cora ,.„,,... .10 .'.....,..8.00 8.00 . .55 Butter 30 Hogs 60® 65 Barley .60 Wheat.... 80 TEACHERS' WAGES. For some time the question of teach- !rs' wages has been agitated in these columns. The cry that teachers' wages are low must be put on an equal basis with other business. The statement is made that teachers in country schools have only about $20 per month left after deducting expenses. This is sufficient for an ordinary teacher. Too many young people make it an avocation rather than a vocation. They teach because it is more honorable than many other pursuits; they teach because they are their own masters and some of their time is their own; they teach to earn capital to begin business with; they use teaching as a stepping stone. No, the profession is abused by this class of teachers. Prepare yourself for the work and the question of wages will not be troublesome. We want more professional workers and fewer short lived teachers. When school boards see that the work in the school room is being done to the satisfaction of all, they are willing usually to make a requisite recompense. The distinction between the trained and the untrained; the first class and the second class, ihe good and the poor teachers should be greater. Pay a good one when you have him and reduce for a poor one until required to leave the profession. The question of economy should not be considered by directors. Most emphat- icaly no. It is a professional question and should be treated as such. Directors, as soon as you consider it as such and treat it accordingly you will have excellent schools. Any person can keep school, but not every one can teach school. Again, those persons who have fitted themselves for school work should be paid a compensation equal to that obtained in any profession. The doctor's profession requires but two years preparation,andthe lawyer's two years. Their compensation with ordinary practice is double, even triple that r,e- ceived by the educator who spends from three to five years in preparation. Is this justice V Every individual who is qualified to teach school successfully is well qualified to work in some profession that brings double the money. Can you blame them for so doing V Every man for his own interests. The idea, that persons will teach school for the good they can do and because they enjoy the work, is a theoretical one. It is not and never can be practical. If there is such a person in this county, let him rise and testify through these columns. A distinction is sometimes made between the winter and summei terms of school, based on the work to be done. This should not be, the good teacher can not afford to starve in the summer and wait for the next winter and one who does not teach in the summer becomes very rusty before the following winter What we need is higher wages for the professional teachers, and lower wages for the one tha makes it an avocation. Fellow teachers express your opinions in the columns. A TJEACHER. Beggs' Little Giant Pills are the bes pill on the market for constipation, indi gestion and all derangements of the live and bowels. Each package contains near ly one-oalf more than the ordinary pil packages, but sells at toe same price. Dl rectioos with each package. For sale by F. W. Dingley. 24-87 To ALL INTBBBSTBD— '• the country oa my ol Oaw, castrating colte. RJLEY & YOUNG'S COMBINATION SLAT AND WIRE FENCE. It is a fence for open countiies, for it cannot be blown down. It is the fence for low lands, or it cannot be washed away. It destroys no ground whatever, and if beauty be considered an advantage, it is the neatest and handsomest 'arm fence in the world. In short, it combines .he pood qualities of aH fences in an eminent legree, and as soon as Introduced will become ;he popular fence of the country. It is beautiful and durable. It is strong and will increase ;he price of your farm far more than any other fence. It •will last much longer than any other fence. It is a great addition, occupies less ground, excludes less sunshine, has no sitpe,r- er as a fence. It is stronger than any other fence and will turn any stock no matter how )reachy. It is plainly visible and is not dangerous to stock like barb wire. The best horse >nce in the world. It will protect all crops Tom a half grown chicken to a wild ox. it is ,he most uniform, and by comparison o£ cost nucli the cheapest. Kept for sale in all parts >f Kossuth county. Made tiy IJIley & Young, Algona, lowa. $1,000 Can. be made in 6 months selling Tuuison's Atlases, Cluirts and Wall Maps. Particulars free. Address : < (J K IDD'S GEKM EU ADICATOK —Positively cures all diseases, because it kills the germs, microbes, and all animalculue (in the human system). The air inhaled, water drank, vegetables and fruit eaten, are teeming with these to ;he naked eye imperceptible littleworms.known jy the above names, causing catarrh, consumption, diabetes, Bright's disease, cancers.tnmors, ind all so-p.alled incurable diseases. (Never known to fail to cure consumption, catarrh,kfd- ney troubles, syphilis.) Retailed in .?2,.?3.§5 sizes sent anywhere on rect, of price, or C.O.D. if desired. The Am. Pill & Med. Co, royalty prop's. Spencer, Clay Oo. fa. Sold wholesale and retail ,n Algona by Dr. Sheetz, druggist. 20-o-yr Farm for Sale, 120 acres near tlie village of Burt. Partly improved. For sale at a bargain. Inquire at Republican office. Read This! DRIED FUUITS—We call special attention to our large line of Dried Fruits. A good Bait Lake peach for 17c. per pound. The best line of dried fruits in the city. MAPLE SUGAK—Lyndon, Vermont, pure maple sugar. This is a pure article. We are increasing our stock as our trade is increasing and critical inspection of goods invited. In all lines we x &. Cady & Hallock, Cash Grocers, Burt, lawa. W. L. DOUCI HOI w f. fflp^, ^P^wwplp||pww^

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