The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on July 29, 1891 · Page 5
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

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A.. BSditor. BANCROFT, IOWA, JULY 20, 1891. TAT,1SS OF THE TOWN. Kossuth is at home. Z. Boberts was in town last Saturday Lon Whitehill is building a new barn. Wonder what Algona thinks of Kossuth now? The brick work on the new bank is completed. If you drink tea you had better buy it of Barslou. The addition to the Farmers House will be 16x30. E. E. Gray is running an Alliance machinery stand. Mr. Hewitt has a brother visiting him from Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Ellis are working in the Begister office. Prof .Anderson sports a new Hamble- tonian driving horse. Dr. W. E. II. Morse was called up this way last Tuesday. Bev. F. M. Smith of Algona, was in .Bancroft last Thursday. If you are economical you will trade sit the "Economy" store. F. Dormoy of Algona was here on business last Thursday. G. O. Austin, wife and children, were at Algona last Thursday. Hass Austin went to Wesley last Monday to build a bridge. John Bhode's little child is very sick with the cholera infantum. Will McDermott, of Buffalo Forks, was in town last Saturday. Nels Erickson and O. L. Harper were at Algona last Saturday evening. Alex Carpenter's family havejust recovered from an attack of the grip. J. C. Brown, of Estherville, formerly of Burt, visited Bancroft last week. Mrs A. Sundstrom and daughter Laura were at Algona last Saturday. Mrs. Gelspe who lives on the Van .De Boe place, is not expected to live. The people to buy your insurance of sire Clarke & Skinner. Don't forget it. G. E. Schmidt returned from a visit to New Ulm, Minnesota,' last Tuesday. There is a rumor afloat that the C. & N. W. B. B. will put on an extra train. Miss May Biebsamen, of Bamsay township, is visiting with friends in town. Father Hughes of Blue Earth City was in town between trains one day last week. Mrs. P. M. Barslou and three daughters is visiting with her son-in-law at Spirit Lake. J. B. Jones has been in town several (times this week, on political business \ve presume. Harvey told Ellis. Wesley has got no sand. Barslou for sheriff, up this way. J. 13. Mousel has his new barn completed. Mrs. I. J. Brticr was at Algona last Saturday. Ilinchon sayn thai the school maa'rns are pretty. The Burt ball nine has gone out harvesting. Arthur Hewitt is visiting here with his brother. The City fathers had a meeting last Monday night. The Democrats up this way seem to be i'or Andrew. W. E. Ward, of Algona, was seen on our streets Monday. G. F. Dayton, of Algona, was a Bancroft visitor Monday. F. E. Smith was here looking over his land last Saturday. Enos Calvin, of Algona, was here seeking land last week. Chas. McLaughlin, of Blue Earth City, was in town Monday. Another cyclone struck Ellis'horse and cart yesterday morning. Bev. Day will preach at the .school house at 3 o'clock next Sabbath. Henry Smith had the misfortune to lose a valuable horse last Monday. Mr. McLaughlin, of Blue Earth, has bought the Nels Martin residence. E. F. Clarke was in Emmet county on business the forepart of the week. E. E. Bayers of Algona was up this way on professional business last Friday. C. E. Mallory started on a trip delivering tea in Emmet county last Monday. D. B. Crowel and wife went to the Clear Lake Musical Festival last Monday. Mrs. B. D. Sterling is visiting with relatives and friends at East Chain Lake. J. II. Savage, the genial grocery man of Marshalltown, was in town on Monday last. Mrs. C. II. Johnson and children for the J. B. Jones delegates and 22 for the A. D. Clarke men. The delegates chosen were S. Mayno, B. F. Croso, J. B. Johnson, W. E. Jordan atid W. W. Wilson. Genial Goo. Ho Ho way slill runs the Phoenix livery, feed and sale stable and hujitill haa a big run of custom. lie deserves all he gets and will get more for he's got an ad. in the Bancroft News. Johnson spent the Sabbath at* Capt. Jeanson's inSwea. Clinton Carbury returned to his work in the Boettcher butcher shop, last Monday. The official board of theM. E. church had a meeting last Monday night at the parsonage. Pew rent was held at the Catholic church last Sunday, and the pews were all rented at a good price. It is reported that Kossuth will run at Humbaldt in the races that are to come off at that place soon. A. Urell, of Emmetsburg, spent the Sabbath visiting with his friends Messrs. Mallory and Hofius. Miss Minnie Breese returned last The Blue Earth parties have bought the lot west of the old State Bank building and will put up a new brick of goodly dimensions. They will run a general store and run a delivery wagon. We notice that A. Casler south of town has been elected County organizer of the Farmers Alliance. Mr. Casler is a hustler in the fruit tree business, and no doubt will make a good organizer. Nels Martin has bought the residence property of E. L. Ward in the west part of town. We understand from Mr. Ward that he intends to move to Minnesota in the near future. By this move Bancroft loses one of its best citizens. On failing to get a game of ball at Wesley last Saturday our ball boys went to Algona and were defeated by a score of 10 to 7. Well Algona has not won a game this year until now audit was no more than just they should have this game. D. B. Crowel has bought the lot and building, formerly occupied by J. A. Johnson, of the latter for the consideration of $800. We understand that Mr. Crowel will put up a new building 24x GO, 18 feet high, to be used for a general store. And still the town booms right along. We were a little surprised last week to notice that the Eduxirs of the Courier and Upper Des Moines were mentioning our name in connection with the editorial chair of the HISPUIVLICAN. We did not suppose that any one but a graduate could enter the charmed and classical coterie of the Algona press. Thanks awfully for the compliment gentlemen, A proof that Northern Iowa is booming is the fact that new men are constantly embarking in the real estate business. F. A. Kenyon is the newest real estate agent in Bancroft. Of course he tells about his business in the Bancroft News. You will lind it in another column. Mr. Kenyon is a new coiner in Bancroft and he struck the right town. At the I. 0. G. T. election last Saturday evening the following officers were elected: C. T., Miss Lillian M. Johnson; V. T., Miss Emma Smith; Marshal, Earl Bobinson; Secretary, Guy Streater; Treasurer, Delia Anderson; Guard. Chas. Wilson; Sentinel, Bert Streater; Supt. Juvenile Temp- lars, Mrs. T. M. Ostrander; Chaplain, Bev. L. A. Cummins, Lodge Deputy, II. N. Benfrew. Four loads of people from Bancroft, four loads from Bart and a number from Buffalo Forks and the, surrounding country attended the Home Missionary picnic at McDonald's grove last Wednesday afternoon. The exercises opened by ;i song from a picked choir. Then came a speech by Grandma Miller which was very entertaining and was well received, after which the Bancroft quartette gave a song, Mrs. Eddy taking tin; place of Mrs. A. J. Berryman, and Mrs. Dr. Cutter acting as organist. The song was also pronounced very line. Then came a characteristic speech by itcv. Ward on "The Place and Time of Woman's Work in Missions." Then came llev. Fans who proclaimed himself the champion of mothers and (laughters, and jokingly remarked that hi; objected to Bev. Ward's remarks because lie talked so much about the women. After more music the meeting closed. IttJSINKSS IX)CAI,S. T • HAS A FULL LINE OF emenfs, Wagons, BUGGIES, Etc., AT BANCROFT, IOWA. Also a Full Line at. BURT and a small Stock at LEDYARD. A fine line of hats in the latest spring styles at B. F. Wickwire's. Go and look at Graham's, at those LaBullo wagons, If you want to sell Clarke and Skinner. Real Estate, go to Kinne & Pearson for stylish rigs. Have you seen the new Dccring? Go to Graham's. HnrncH for Sale. We have six good work horses for the farm which we will sell cheap. CLAIIKE & SKIKNKK, The Phoenix House is being thoroughly renovated, repaired and painted, and is the best hotel in town. Rates, $1 and $2 per. day. Transient custom a speci ality. Sample rooms in connection. O. T. BfiicuiAar, Prop. J. I. Case Threshers, Wm. Deering and Milwaukee Binders and Mowers, a full line of Bock Island Plow Go. goods, Racine Buggies, Carriages and Spring Wagons, Sterling and La Belle Wagons, Eclipse, Carter and Revolution Wind Mills. Buy your Wickwire. spring straw hat of B. F. Go to Barslou's for ers, $1 per- box. the famous crack- If you want to hire a livery rig, Kinne & Pearson have just the outfit for you. Call on them. Don't go without shoes when you can get a good comfortable fit and a serviceable article at a reasonable price of B. F. Wickwire, Bancroft, Iowa. If you want a good square meal, no brown sugar, go to the Phoenix. and Granulated sugar at for $5.50. Barslou's, 100 Ibs. Kinne & Picrson, men. the Bancroft livery- Don't you want "your picture taken? Yes you say? Why go to Harpers. B. F. Wickwire always carries a full line cf crockery. Examine his stock and prices before buying. Get you a farm of Clarke and Skinner, before' the price goes up. And let everybody remember that we are not undersold in our line, including Dry Goods, Millinery, Hats, Boots, Shoes, Groceries, etc. Come and &i?e Us a Trial, R B Crowel. Kinne & Pearson are the hustling li very men and run the big stable on Ma-to street. G. A- Kenyon our live real estate man visited his old homo at Pomeroy last Sabbath. Did you notice what a fine collection of photogra.Phs Harper has out in front of his gallery:. Mrs. Phil Coleman who has been very sick with inflammatory rheumatism is improving- Marsh Stephens, Kossuth Go's, invincible sheriff, w.^s here on official business last Friday. Speaking of phot ographs. Get them of Harper and you will get a picture that will flatter you. Dr. A. W. Ackerman, the Blue Earth dentist, will be in to'jim three days this •week, arriving to-day. G. W. Skinner was liickod by a horse last Wednesday and -was pretty badly laid up for a few days. R. N. and J. J. Bruer left last Friday for a visit with friends and relatives in O'Brien and Clay counties. Mrs. Jane Ostrander and her dawgbt- <ei' Mrs. O.'G. Stillman visited relatives at Britt and LuVerne last week. E. F. Bacon of Wesley was one of the men svho were looking up their polit- jical fences up this way last week. Jud,ge<eook was seen on our streets llast week figged out in genuine farmers attire, so we presume he is rusticating. II. Austin moved into his new bouse last Thursday and not a week ago as we stated at that time. Mistakes will occur. J. Jacobe the jolly grocery man of McGregor who has sold goods here for the past flve years, was iu town last Thursday. Ramsay township has held her Senatorial caucus and the J. B. Jones men outnumbered the A. D. Clarke men by one majority. yas turowu Monday from a few dajs visit with the family of Eev. 1.1. Thompson, of Corwith. Master Edgar and Miss Fanny Firkins of Fairfax, Iowa, are visiting with their uncle W. E. Jordan of this place. P. R. Crose, of Livermore, was here visiting his brother, B. F., the first of the week and reported Livermore to be booming. Dr. S. G. A. Head, of Algona, has bought Musson's sample room, and it is reported that he will move here this week to practice the Medical profession. The ladies of the M. E. Aid Society meet with Mrs. G. O. Austin this afternoon and this evening they will serve ice cream at the residence of G. W. Smith. Sundstrom has "a big line" of new goods. Read his ad. and you will know where to" go for your jewelry and repairing, in case you should need any repairing done. Mark Sands our former popular intermediate teacher visited his many friends in town last week and reports good progress in his studies at Highland Park College. Kossuth won the race at Eagle Grove with the greatest of ease. This justi fiesthe opinion that something was A good joke on Gov. Boies while at Webster City was related by B. F. Wickwire. While the Governor was reviewing the troops some men hired a boy with some popcorn to give his Honor a package of the same. The boy with great pride strutted up to the Chief Magistrate and said, "Here is some corn you can have to teach yourself that we can raise corn in Iowa." The Governor replied, "Was it raised at a profit or at a loss?" The boy's answer was, "At a profit you bet." The Union Gospel Temperance meeting held under the auspices of the I. O. G. T. was a success. Bev. Bichie delivered a very fine address. Among the things lie said were that the majority of the U. S. medical profession which met at New York declared that alcohol could be dispensed with, and all through he proved conclusively that alcohol was not needed in modern civilization. Bev. Ward and Bey. Cummins followed with appropriate remarks, after which the meeting was closed. A bran new Graham's. line of buggies, at J. G. Next Saturday, you will find a nice line of crockery and dishes, at Barslou's. BANCROFT, IOWA. Artistic work guaranteed. Pictures enlarged at reasonable prices. Our Iowa teas are just as good as those imported teas we hear so much about, and if you will buy five to ten pounds of us—as you do of those importers—you can have them just as cheap and have the homegrown teas here in Iowa. Yes, we can sell cheaper, as we save the freight over the seas. And stackings for men, women and children—they can't be matched any place in this town for prices. Clothes pins one cent a dozen and pins to pin your clothes at one cent a paper. All these are to be found at 9 Store Insure your .standing crops against liail. Now is the time to make yourself sate. G, W, SKINNER, Manager, E, F, CLARKE, Sec, T. M. OSTRANDER, Veterinary + Surgeon Bancroft, Iowa. Has his barn ready for the sick and lame liors- es, so bring them along. Charges reasonable. F. A. KEHYOH, Negotiate Farm Mortgages. Write Insurance. Sell Real Estate. wrong with either the horse or the ride at the Algona races. B. F. Wickwire and wife visited witl the families of G. II. Daniels and Stev Miller at Webster City last Friday. They also visited the encampment and saw—His Honor the Governor. We have received a copy of the handsome new catalogue of the Northern Iowa Normal school and it reflects credit on the principal and the school. The county should back Prof. Chaffee in his effort to make a good school. The Republican caucus of Greenwood township was held last Monday between the hours of 4 and 5 o'clock. W. E. Jordan was choseu chairman and V. 8* KlJis secretary for Our ball boy's that Wesley proclaims to the world as having ''no sand," went .own to cross bats with the invincible Modocsof that place last Saturday and when the boys first arrived the itodocs talked as though they would play ball but after walking all around our" boys several times si/ing up their majestic forms and asking where each player was born and raised, they con- iluded that the Modocka were the oneb ,hat lacked the gritty substance found on the seashore and refused to play tor some trivial reason. Don't mention sand to Wesley because it might make them sick. Ye scribe of the Gimlet rushed into print last week to describe the actions of an after dark foot racer, but was to bashful and modest to state that it was himself, although of course everybody knew whom he meant. We have often wondered why it was that the good brother dropped his role of actor, base ballist, and foot racer when he came here from Lu Verne, but we can now see how he has relieved his brain of the terrible inttatus of worldly desires. He has simply run foot races in his imagination as it were. Well Verne we have always thought that those long legs ought to be good for something else be- Loans and Insurance. BANCROFT, IOWA. sides supporting the enormous bulk of an editorial cerebum. The social event of the summer came off last Friday evening when the Misses Lillian and Alice Johnson gave a social party to their guests,the Misses Ella Johnson and Grace Anderson, of Red Wing, Minn. At about b o'clock nearly all of the invited guests had arrived, and then commenced ;i series of games, charades, music, etc., which was very enjoyable and which continued till quite late in the evening, when the guests sat down to a lunch of ice cream and cake, aud after more music ami social couversaUojj, all went home feeling to,at a good time was had. Everyone was thankful that such a To and for the People. Do you want a good, square meal? Do you want good, reliable insurance? Do you want to rent a farm or grass land? Do you want to trade or sell your farm or other property ? Do you want to buy a farm or unimproved laud on long time with but little or no cash payment? Do you want to make a loan on your farm at the lowest current rate of interest and favorable terms? Do you want anything in a legitimate line of banking? For any and all of the above, please consult It. M. Richmond at the Commercial Hotel and Farmers' and Traders Bank Block, Bancroft, Iowa. Livery, Feed and Sale Stable The most stylish rigs in town at the most reasonable rates. Traveling trade especially solicited. Kinne & Pearson. Phoenix House, BANCROFT, IOWA. Of New Watches, New Musical Instruments, Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware, Table Cutlery, Optical G-oods. Repairing a Specialty. fca,d a&o that Mr. e*»m> Now running under new management. A. SUNDSTROM. ______ __ __ Zl _ _____ Phoenix Livery, Feed f^pf j(Qk Tiie finest turnouts lujrnislied oo abort ftofee *ft4*t Qjye m ft

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