The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on July 15, 1891 · Page 7
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QUILL DRIVERS MEET AGAIN, .A Profitable Meeting.—About Fort; Mow the Kdltorn were Entertained. Algona was well represented at the Editorial Convention held in Foft Dodge last week—all three editors being present throughout the entire session of the convention,—and was very highly honored by the Association. The next meeting will be held in this city abont January 1st—the exact date to be determined later. Ambrose A. -Call and Mrs. Lizzie B. Reed were elected honorary members of the Association. Bro. Ingham, of the Upper Des Moines, was elected President of the Association for thecoming term. Harvey was further honored as toast master for the editors at the banquet Friday evening and acquitted him- ••selJ! after his usual happy manner. Fort Dodge is a good town and the visiting editors were right royally en " tertained. v They were told to paint the town red if they wanted to, and if they saw aught that they coveted to help themselves. The business meetings of the Association were held in the G. A. E. hall which was very kindly tendered for that purpose, and the Friday evening's program was held at Fessler's -Opera House. Luncheon was served at the Masonic Hall at noon Friday and the banquet at the Park Hotel Friday night. Friday afternoon was devoted to a carriage drive over the •city and a visit to the different manufacturing enterprises which are the boast of the town. Fort Dodge has the largest Stucco works in the United .States. Through the courtesy of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway the convention was enabled to visit these works which are located about ;Six miles out of town. A large factory has recently been erected in Fort Dodge for the manufacture of oat meal. The machinery has not yet been placed in the building but it is proposed to have "the factory in operation by fall. A very interesting sight to most of the -editors was afforded at White's Pottery works. Most of the party which visited the pottery works had a very vague conception of all that was meant by the old simile that they had all so of ten used—"like clay in the hands of the potter." After seeing the process of .making a jug they will now use the expression with a better appreciation of its meaning. That Fort Dodge is a growing city of increasing business importance was the unanimous opinion of the editors after .•seeing and investigating the business interests of the place. The city supports two daily papers and several weeklies. The town that gives the right kind of support to its newspapers so far as our individual observation goes, is always the growing town. It would not be just to pass by our mentionofFt.Dodge and the convention without reference to the kind manner in which the lady visitors were entertained by the ladies of the city. A musicale was arranged for their entertainment Thursday evening and a very fine art collection was displayed to them in the Masonic hall Friday fore- n where they had an opportunity to icome acquainted while the editors ere engaged in a business session. The Opera house was crowded for the program Friday evening. Hon. J. P. Dolliver delivered the address of welcome which was responded to by Pres. Schai'fter of the editorial association. Hon. Sam Clarke of the Keokuk Gate City was then introduced and delivered the address of the evening. Mr. Clarke is an editor of scholarly attainments and a polished orator. His "Talk upon Journalism" was appreciated by the editors and well received by the audience. Following Mr. Clark's address a paper was read by Eugene Schaffter upon the subject of "Foreign Newspapers." Mr. Schaffter has rejently returned from an extended totft in Europe and he picked up many facts during his absence with reference to European newspapers that were very interesting to an audience acquainted only with the American newspaper. Secretary of State, McFarland was to have had a part in the evening's program. Very much to the disappointment of every one, the Secretary telegraphed at the last moment that he was unable to come. A full report of the convention will be published in supplement form, next week. H«f»~l THE RACES. THE COUNTY NEWS, To UoRRKsroNttRNTs :—All correspondence for the KEPUHUOAN should r«aeh this office not later than Tuesday evening. Please bear this In mind. All communications to the KWPWiiMOAy— Including news letters—must be signed by the author to Insure publication. WHITTKMOBE. Special Correspondence. July 15.— The CAN proof reader is responsible for a little mistake that appeared in our announce ment of the program for the dedication of the new German M. E. church in Fenton next Sunday. Everybody will meet at the school house where the society has held services for the past sixteen years at 9:80 a. m.— not 6:80 as the REPUBLICAN made us say last week. After a brief farewell service at the school house all will proceed to the church where preaching will be held in the morning and afternoon. Whittemore again to the front. Our bride and bridegroom have returned from their wedding journey and settled down to sober house keeping in the rooms above the depot. May success and prosperity be theirs. Misses May and Bertha Hotelling closed their summtr terms of school last Friday, and are home to enjoy a well earned vacation. Miss Lizzie Chrischilles has returned from Wisconsin, where she has been at tending school. The party of Whittemoreites who spent a week camping out »t the Okaboji lakes, returned last week, well and hearty. They tell marvelous tales of the number of fish they caught and especially the number they ate, both statements we believe to be strictly true, who ever heard of au untrue story being told about fish? Mr. Alex. White, of Algona, made a short business trip to our town last Thursday. Mr. J. L. Samson and wife who have been visiting their brother's family in Whittemore, returned to their home in Amboy, Minn., last Wednesday. Mr. Geo. Boyle went east last week in response to a telegram stating his wife was much worse. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson mourn the loss of their youngest child. The little one died very suddenly lask Jieek. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all. The German. Methodist church, nine miles north of town, is to be dedicated next Sunday. Every one is cordially invited, and a number of our people are talking of going. A do/en or more teams were in town Monday hauling the lumber for the German Lutheran parsonage at Fenton. A good elocutionory entertainment was given last Tuesday evening, to a fairly good house, by two young ladies who were stopping with friends in town.Their names we are unable to learn. The tent containing the wonderful eight legged horse, two headed calf, etc., etc., where so many of our small boys and young (?) men were relieved of their dimes, has departed. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Beattie received some valuable wedding presents from their numerous friends and well-wishers. New potatoes demand $1 per bushel. Our sick ones are gaining. Mr. Munch is reported steadily improving under the care of Dr. Phelps. Miss Alice Miller spent a few days last week at her home northwest of Algona. Jos. Meyer and wife lost a little boy last week. Burglars visited our town on Monday night and went through the stores of J. M. Farley aud Henry Munch, but were frightened away before securing anything of value. They then visited the hard ware ttore of A. Schmidt and got away with two good shot guns, two revolvers, a number of razors and pocket knives, and a lot of cigars— all amounting to $75 or $80. There is no clue to the perpetrators as Fred Alunch, who was sleeping in his father's store and saw the men, was too much frightened to give the alarm until three or four hours him on the shin, laying the flesh open to the bone. Sim has been getting around since by the aid of a cane, but will soon be his own, irrepressible self again. Judge Carr evidently intended that his oration should be something more than a fourth of July oration. We have heard many of the old, stereotyped speeches of the growth of the country from the time of the landing of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock to the present time, which of itself is interesting and is conducive to national pride. But it has been repeated until it has become stale, and is often used only to take up time. Judge Carr, however, branched off into new and interesting subjects and his speech was well worth hearing. It was a splendid effort, and is highly spoken of by all who had the pleasure of hearing him. was on our WKSMSY. Special Correspondence. WESLEY, July 14.—Business going on as usual. Haymakers preparing to get in lots of hay this season. The price to be paid for new hay to make start on will be three dollars per ton. The bank of Wesley is no more but in lieu thereof The Wesley Saving Bank, which openend up Tuesday morning a corporation under the banking laws of Iowa. J. S. Gallagher got the first draft issued by the new bank. E. S. Barrett is cashier. So Wesley is getting to the front. Dr. E. E. Sayers V. S. streets Tuesday. T. A. Way P. M. at Britt was in town Monday evening. Success Lodge I. O. O.F. of Wesley Installed their officers for present term last Saturday evening with. H. C. Hollenbeck N. G., T. A. Clarke V. G. and W. Walton Rec. Secy., C. E. Olson Treasurer. L. G. Potter purchased two lots in park addition Monday and is going to build on them and remain a citizen of Wesley. So it is when people stay here a while they buy real estate and locate permanantly. The Catholic school building is going to be one of the finest building in Wesley. The masons are putting in the foundation with Mason City lime stone which have come in car load lots. W. J. Hager, P. M., of Sexton, and chief business man of that town, was in Wesley Tuesday, doing business. Several parties are here looking over the country, with the anticipation of making purchase of Real Estate near Wesley. If you want the best binding twine, and most feet to a pound of any twine in town, call on J. S. Gallagher, and get it before it will be all gone. He refers to his patrons in the past as regards the twine. He don't keep hemp or cheap stuff that is dear at any price, but the genuine article at Bed Rock prices. Mr. Trundall of Spencer in the Inter- erest of Bender Bros, is making arrangements to handle baled and loose hay this season in connection with their grain business. Mrs. M. E. Loyd Supt. of Juvenile Templars of state of Iowa will be here to talk on the temperance question Thursday evening and hold childrens and mothers .meetings. C. Hughi a former settler here now of Clear Lake is here at present showing up a new feed mill that can be attached to any wind mill. It does good work grinding feed just what the farmers ought to have. Something that Will Pay To look at. Just read what follows and then reflect: McCOBMIOK Harvesting Mach. Co., Establ'd 1831. J. I. CASE Threshing Machine Co - 1842. A. A. COOPER, Iowa's Pioneer Wagon Mater, 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 MANF'G CO., Disc Pulverizers, JOHN DEER & CO., Plows, etc. J. R. JONES, - 1850. 1834. 1860. 1865 1854. 1870. 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. Teachers' Department. ^-Communications for this Department are earnestly solicited froo> the teachers. FENXON. . Special Correspondence. FENTON July 14.— Miss Ida Moulton closed her school the 3d in Swea and she starts to-day for Wisconsin to visit friends. Next Sunday, the 19th, the German M. E. church is to be dedicated. There are to be a number of teachers from abroad there. Lester Wilson and wife, of Algona, spent Sunday at Joseph Moore's. Crops of all kinds are looking splendid. Haying is the order of the day now. The Fenton Creamery Company have been putting up a coal house in Burt. Three children of F. C. Beaver's are sick with typhoid fever. Fred Lieb is building an addition to his house. Mr. C. Baker was a tbitor in Fenton the last of the week. being Good Baces Yesterday, and Better ones in Progress this Afternoon. Yesterday afternoon developed some good races. In the 2:50 class, first money was won by Westfall, in 2:47. The horse is owned by O. M. Jones, of Cherokee, Iowa. In the 2:38 class, first money was won by Metta, another Cherokee horse, owned by W- L. Miller, time, 2:85i. The principal interest of the afternoon centered on the i mile running race, which was won by Iowa Boy, in 5-1J. Iowa Boy is owned by C. H. Bun joy, of Strawberry Point. It was expacted that Kossuth would run in this race, but Mr. Winkel decided to withdraw his horse from the race, and send him around the track for money in the race that he is entered for this afternoon. This was a disappointment to a great many people who came in especially to see Jfossttth rim. The events of this afternoon are a three year oW l free for all trot tEDYARD. Special Correspondence. LED YARD July 14.—-Haying is pushed vigorously. Mr. Johnson, brother of Mrs. A. J. Dunlap, with his wife, returned home Monday, after a pleasant stay with their friends at this place. Frank Green has been putting down a well for Mr. Resor, with good success. A great deal of building is being done here at present, and we expect more in the near future. Merchants are preparing for business, as though they thought Ledyard was going to be a good business point. Mr. Wright, from Eagle Grove, has a building well under way, John F. Randall, who has been running a store here for some months, has his cellar dug, and the masons at work on his lots up town. A gentleman from Lake City has bought lots this week, Mid expects to have a business building put up. 0. A. Ordway reports good sales of farm machinery. WEST BEND. Journal: Work on the foundation for the new furniture store was begun Monday by Algona workmen. Thebuildipg will be pushed from now on in a lively manlier. George Bookman came up fromDes- Moines Friday, to «ii«kratft the Fourth at home. George was kept busy shaking hands during his stay, everybody seeming to be glad to see him again. He departed for Des Moines Monday mom- ing. While discharging uurphw pajtriotifW aud burning powder r "- n - m with quite a.a —"-* the fourth- UNION. Speeiiil Correspondence. UNION Twp., July 15—Jonn Sinderson, of Waverly, Iowa, is visiting his sister, Mrs. John Hennings. Frank Shroufe is building a fine barn. Frank is improving his place and will have everything handy and as good a place as can be found in Union. Jones, the Fairbank Scale man, was out last week and tested Bohns and Carroll's scales and pronounced both as accurate. Miss Hattie Stephens, daughter of Sheriff Stephens, visited friends in Union last week. Mrs. Reibhoff returned from Jessup, where she has been in attendance upon her sick sister since last winter. Warren Laird and wife spent Sunday at the home of G. L. Carroll. W. H. Bailey and wife, together with old Mr. and Mrs Bailey, spent Sunday at Wm. Billsborough's. Mr. and Mrs. Kuhn are thinking of renting their place aud taking a much needed rest. Mrs. Kuhn thinks of spending part of the year with her aged mother in Knox county, Illinois. Jos. Thompson has been rushing the hay business the last week between showers, he has succeeded in getting a large amount up. G. L. Carroll bought of Hobt. Krause the 40 joining his 40 at $11 per acre. Charley Godden went to look at the homestead land and concluded he'd buy nearer home, thus the enterprising young men are starting homes of their own. COUNTY UNIFOttMITY. The time is approaching when the text book problem must be settled, and we teachers desire to keep the minds of the voters awakened to its importance. I believe county uniformity will make better teachers and better schools. It will also insure lower prices of text books. The intent of the law is to furnish good and standard books at a much lower price than heretofore charged by retail dealers. Since the county board of education are to select the books, the best available are insured. This board has the power and is authorized to sell them directly to the pupils at publisher's prices. Why pay our retail dealers from $1.10 to $1.50 for a book that, under this law, niay be obtained for 70 or 80 cents, and other books in like proportion. County uniformity must make better teachers, for, while it is known that every good teacher has different books to which she may have access, she must be thoroughly familiar with the text book used in order to teach it well. The use of different books found in many of our schools necessarily requires so great a number of classes that the teacher has not sufficient time to do justice with each class, and consequently can not do as satisfactory work as could be done with fewer classes. Let all interested in our schools give this matter serious consideration and use their influence to make the public sentiment of the community unanimous in favor of this action. M. M. II. Whitteraore, Iowa. Then stop assortment show window. and look at that fine of shoes in Stough's AGENCY FOR CELEBRATED 1 $2SHOES ESTABLISHED 1843 TRADE MARICCaf>VfHGHTEO£ PORTLAND. Special Correspondence. POBTLAND TWP. July 15.—Communion services were held at the church last Sunday. A goodly number were present aud about 25 partook of the sacrament. One person waa admitted into the church on probation and one in full membership. Mrs. E. B. Eddy presented her husband with a handsome secretary last Sunday, it being his flf ty-eighth birthday. Many happy returns of the day. Fruit picking is the order of the day. There seems to be an abundant crop of small fruit this season. Miss Ida Govern, of Wesley, spent a few days in this neighborhood last week. Eugene Wueelock spent the sabbath in Algona. The Buffalo Fork base ball nine discarded their poor players some time ago, and to get even with them the discarded players organized a now nine and defeated the old nine ou their own grounds last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Manley and their son, Freddie, drove to Chain Lakes, Minn., last Saturday to spend the Sabbath with relatives at that place. James T. Scott, Carini, 111., Says: He paid thirty-one dollars doctor's bill for his wife iu one year, aad one bottle of Bradfield's Female regulator did her more good than all the mediciue she had taken before. H. DAMB, Pruggist, Carmi, 111. Write Bradfleld Regf. Co., Atlanta. Ga. for particulars, SoJdbyF. W. Diagley and Dr. Sheetz. 3640 Smoke the Sweets. For sale at Laden- FOR SALE. Heavy team, harness, and wagon. Terms, part cash, balance on time. M. B. DALTON. If you want an unflavored cigar, smoke the Sweets. For sale at Ladendorif's. Constipation, blood-poison, fever! Doctor's bills and funeral expenses cost about two hundred dollars; DeWitt's Little Early Risers cost a quarter. Take your choice. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. THE GRANGE STORE. Sale of Embroideries In Swiss, Viennese, White and Colored Ham- burgs, Flouncings, Allovers, Etc. Laces, Gloves, Mitts, Ribbons, Umbrellas. f 1,000 Remnants of Lace and Embroideries for one-half their value. DO YOU WANT IT? ouv 11.70. ip. ANOTHER PREMIUM. We have just completed arrangements with the Northwestern Publishing Company, of Chicago, by which we can furnish to every subscriber of the REPUBLICAN a copy of the UFE OF GEN. SHERMAN at a low figure. The book contains 600 pages, is finely illustrated, substantially bound in cloth, and will be given to subscribers of the IlEryuucAN for $1, op a year's subscription to the BB- riiuwcAH and the Life of Sherman, for $2.50, Sample copy of the hook may be seen at ItoiraucAN office. Orders for future delivery. The regu- Ol this book is $3, This I HAVE MOVED From my old stand opposite Court House To First Door East of Post Oice, Where old and new customers may find me. Fresh Candies, fresh Ice Cream, fresh Cigars, fresh Cookies, fresh everything jn the restaurant liue always on hand. Buy your Peanuts fresh from the roaster. W. A. LADENDORF. Ambrose A. Call, President. D. H. Hutching, Yice-President, J. C* Blackfor4, Cashier, FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Of Algona, Iowa. ^-CAPITAI. $50,000.00. Money always on hand to reasonable rates to parties •wUo can furnish first-class security, Directors—Ambrose A. Call, D. H. Hutching, J. O. Bloekford. Wm. K. fm C. B. Hutenins, Philip Dorweiler, A. l>. Clarke. •*-« We can now make loans on Improved l*wU from »»• to r" A DIV /I year's time and give the borrower the privilege of paying tM m i f\ l™\ IVI '° aa or an y P* 1 '' thereof In even 81QO at any note woeo Gatorou I * — ** *9W* J^IIA Thia ia Tnura IfnilAV HYlri tf« ttannnA YV\A%^.M.(VA AM nMimnMc. LOANS. due. This is Iowa Money, and ilo second uu taken. This plan of making a loan will enab! duce bis mortgage at any time and save toe ln r , paid. Money furnished at oace on perfect; title. :e or >» tfce H, HOXIE, Algoua, M. Z. GROVE. UVERY, FEED, AND SALE

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