The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on September 9, 1891 · Page 4
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THE REPUBLICAN: AL00NA* IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER'••», 189L ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE of TRAIKS, CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AND ST. PAUL, QOIUO WEST. No. 1 passenger o :02 a m No. ff passenger 4 :3T p m o freight 7 :15 a m 13 way freight 11:45 am 5 freight 8:17 p in GOING EAST. 2 passenger 10 :24 am 4 passenger 0:30 pm No, 10 way freight 12 :tr> a m No. 14 freight, 2 :i!0 p m No. 8 freight 10:55 pm . No. No. No Chicago & Northwestern R'y. OOINO JJOKTH AND WEST. Freight accommodation n :55 a in Chicago Mail- and Express 4 :05 p m OOTNO SOUTH AND 1CAST. Freight accommodation <i :20 p m Chicago Mail and Express 12 :20 p in Chicago passenger voao.hes Des Koines at 7 p, m., Ulncago (> :."i() a. m., and Kansas City 9:3n a, in. Tickets for sale to nil points In the •Jnlted States and Canada, PROFESSIONAL A BUSINESS DIRECTORY. R. J. DANSON. W. C. DANSON. DANSON BROS., A TTOKNEYS AT I/AW, AJgona, Iowa. Office Over Comstock's. B. F. REED, A TTOBNEY-AT-I.AW, Algona, Iowa. JTi. lice in the l.albraith block, Of- E. V. SWETTING. A TTOKNEY-AT-LA.W, Algdna. Iowa. Money to loan. WTB. QUAKTON, A TTOHNEY AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County Hank. JAS. BARR, M. D., P HYSICIAN and SURGEON. ALGONA, IOWA. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., P HYSICIAN and STTKGEON. Offlce next door to Ford's Warehouse, Algona, Iowa. w. K. it. MOHSK. MORSE ALGONA, IOWA. .1. M. PRIDE. & PRIDE. T. WEST, M. D., lgoiia, Iowa, ALGONA RE PUBLICAN P B \STCIAN and SUKGEON, Office .it, residence. DR. L A. SHEETZ, Druggist & Stationer. -Prescriptions filled. Deals in paints, oils, books, perfumeries, etc. Corner of State and Thorington streets AlEona.Iowa. T. J. FELLING, M. D. PHYSICIAN" -and SUKGEON. consultation .1 in English jind German- Office and residence over Goetch's store, Whlltemore, Iowa. E. E. Sayers, D. V. M., * Surgeon OT""Offlce west of the Tliorington House, Algona.Iowa. HOSPITAL Accommodations. C. B. MATSON, Real Estate, T!™: Farm Loans OFFICE OVER. .'CHRISC1ULLES' STORE. For information in reuard to lands in Northwestern l f «ywa, write to tlie' -ReaMBstate and Abstract Offlce of GEO. ALGONA, C. CALL, — IOWA. A. D. CLARKE & CO. ABSTRACTS. P. L. SLAOLE Manufacturer of and dealer in Harness,and Harness Goods, AL'GONA. IOWA. Do you want an auctioneer? D. A. HAGGARD Will cry city ami farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nattire strictly confidential. 'Office with F. M. Taylor. $1,000 Address ; flan be made in 0 months selling Tuiiison's A.tlait- os, Cluirts and Wall Maps. Particulars tree. E. C TUHISOH, Chicago, Ills. Bank, ALGONA, IOWA, SEPT. 9,1891. KOSSUTH COUNTY MARKETS. At,GONA MARKETS. Oats $ .21@22 Corn 40@.45 Eggs 12 Butter '.16 CiiUle.$2.00@$4.00 Hogs . 4.00 @ 4.80 Wheat... .80 @ .85 Barley.. .85 (ft .40 Flax 80 @ .85 Potatoes New" .85 Oats Eggs Cattle 4.50 Wheat 78 Flax 80 Hay, loose 4,25 AVKSI..EY. 1 .22 Coru .12 40 Butter 12 HOKS 4.25 Barley 40 Timothy 00 Rye 75 LEDYAllI). Butter 10 Eggs 11 Oats 18 Corn 40 Potatoes 85 Wheat 87 Flax 80 Barley 35@38 Oats Eggs . Cattle 3.00 Flax 75 Hay 4.00 Potatoes 30 BANCROFT. .$ .20 Corn .12 $ .40 Butter 16 Hogs.. 4.00 @4.25 B«rley : .30 Wheat 75 Timothy 1.00 AVIHTTKMORE. Oats 22 Corn 45 Eggs 12 Butter 20 Cattle $1.25 @ $4.00 Hogs $4.@4.50 Wheat 80 Barley 35 Flax 85 Ha.v, .. $4.50@5.00 Clubbing 1 and Premium Offers. By special arrangement with the publishers of a large number of the leading newspapers, farm and home journals etc., including German and Scandinavian publications, we are able to make some unparalleled clubbing offers to both old and new subscribers. We will also offer a large number of premiums to both old and new subscribers besides a good selection of PUEMTUMS for securing subscribers. Our clubbing and premium lists will be completed within the next few days. Write for circular giving full particulars and take advantage of some one of our offers. LOCAL NEWS AND NOTES Lee Clarke is clerking for a few days for E. J. Gilmore. J. R. Laird and family are away on Kossuth County ALGONA, tQWA. Capital, - $50,000. .Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange boujjntand sold. Collections made promptly and a general biiitlUnK business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. W. U. INGHAM. President. J. li. JONES, Vice President: LEWIS II. SMITH', Cashier, Directlors— W. H. Ingliam, Jno. (1. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth. Barnet Devine. We would call attention to the fact that we a*e located here pennalffeutly, lor the manufacture and sale of cemetery work in Marble, Granite and Stone. We now have and intend to keep in stock a fair liue of finished Monuments, Headstones, etc-, and will guarantee all work to be equal to the'best. We are the only manufacturers of cemetery work iaKos- sutu Co. Thereto! e.please tci,ve us a call before ulaomg your order a«4 be convinced that by iau' aud bouo«ible deatag, we ace worthy your a visit down in Hardin County. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cairy Saturday morning. The Courier spells clothes pins, for one of its advertisers, "c-1-o-s-e pins." Dave Mitchell came home from Forest City and spent Sunday with his family. Miss Gertrude Clarke left Saturday morning to take a year's study in AVel- lesley College. Sumner Stebbins is building a commodious addition to his dwelling on AVest State street. A. R. Bush, of Irvingtou township, was hauling out lumber*Saturday for an addition to his residence. Miss Etha Gray of Fort Dodge who has been visiting her uncle, E. G. Bowyer, returned home Saturday. Chever Hudson aud Bert Langdon came in from the east Friday night to spend Sunday with Algona relatives. Agent Vesper reports that 140 excursion tickets to Des Moines were sold during- the time of the State Fair. Rev. David Dorward, of Carroll, will occupy the Baptist pulpit in this city, next Sunday morning and evening. The crop of plums this year is unusually large. They are sold in the Algona market as low as 00 cents per bushel. The Misses Josie and Louise McCoy, Mary Smith and Mae Colburn left Monday for Minneapolis to attend the State University. Miss Jessie Smith left for Faribault Saturday morning, where she spent Sunday with relatives and went to Minneapolis Monday. Leonard Holm has moved his residence back a few feet from the side walk, put under a new stone foundation and is fixing up generally. AV. S. Collins, of Milwaukee, an old army friend of Col. Spencer, has been visiting the Colonel during the last week and shooting prairie chickens. The Congregational Sunday school held a picnic at the Call Park Friday afternoon. They all had a grand, good time. The dinner came off at six o'clock instead of at the usual noon hour. Mrs. AV. M. Hallock gave a farewell party to her Sunday school class of little girls last Thursday afternoon, and the girls took advantage of the occasion to present her with an elegant silver pickle castor. F.:AV. Longley, the ten cent man, lost one of his horses Friday—cause colic. • This is something of a serious loss for Mr. Longley, especially as his competitor, Jay Hodginan, rattles around after two horses. The Commission appointed by the last M. E. Conference to further investigate the matter of the University of tfce Northwest, meets m Sioux City to- Gussie»Peek is learning the real estate business with C. M. Boxsee. Jonathan Winkel and F. A. Ken* yon, of Bancroft, were Algona visitors Monday. El Dalton has left the post office, his place being supplied by Miss Cora Hibbard. Mrs. Dr. Shore, of Des Moines, is spending a few weeks with Algona relatives. A. D. Clarke visited southern Minnesota Saturday, returning the first of this week. Street Commissioner S. S. Stebbins has been at work on the weeds and high grass. J. M. Farley and family drove over from AVhittemore Saturday to visit the county seat. A. L. Seely left a fine specimen of apple at the post office a few days ago. It is a beauty. Kev. AV. L. AVolfe and family returned Monday from an extended visit at Iowa Falls. The shingle part of a Shingle tea comes very handy to a man. It makes a good lap board. Read the ''Bill Nye" letter this week. It is a good sample of what his letters Avill be regularly. S. S. Sessions came back from the state fair Monday night with the honorable title of "Colonel." Mrs. S. I. Plumly returned Saturday from a visit with her brother at Grand Ledge, Michigan. The Board of Supervisors have been in session since Monday. A full report will be published next week. Arthur Barr has been driving the corner grocery delivery wagon during the absence of Mr. Gilmore in Illinois. Charley Slagle has left the service of the Northwestern railway and is at present night operator at Clear Lake. The Episcopal Society has received the gift of a beautiful silver communion service from the church at AVaverly, Iowa. Mrs. G. II. Trotter and daughter, of AVatseca, 111., are visiting at Dr. Morse's. Mrs. Trotter is a sister of Mrs. Morse. Gardener Kennedy's wagon is a conspicuous outfit in its new coat of paint as he makes the customary rounds in the morning. Col. Clark of Cedar Rapids, a brother of Geo. E. and E. II. Clark, will deliver a Democratic speech at tke Court House hall next Saturday evening. Col. Clark is a good talker. M. L. Clarke and family returned home last week from an extended visit in \A r isconsin. Mr. Clarke expects to put his business hero in snch shape that before snow flies he can be in California. He will go to Pasadena. The annual W. C. T. CL meeting will be held in the Reading Room on Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock. Officers will be chosen for the coming year and other matters of importance will be considered. All members are urged to be present. Married, on Tuesday afternoon, at the home of the bride's parents, by the Rev. T. F'. Bowen, Mr. Archie D. Bilsborough :uul Miss Ida Cotterell. The happy young couple left town by the 4 p. -H. train the same afternoon, for Burt, wheiffe they will make their home. Hugh Smith, editor of the Goldfield Chronicle, came near having a serious accident while passing through Hardy a week ago Sunday. Another team in passing ran into his buggy upsetting it and throwing himself, wife and child out. Fortunately the team'was caught thus preventing a worse mishap. Monday morning the water mill commenced running by steam power. The water power, which had been sufficient all summer, failed within the last week or so, compeling the use of steani. A new smoke stack was erected, the machinery overhauled and put in running order and set in motion last Monday. D. B. Avey starts an ad. with the first all home print issue of the REPUBLICAN. He is now engaged in the harness business for himself at Lacey's old stand and reports trade prosperous. Mr. Avey handles Campbell's horse foot remedy. It has the reputation of being an excellent thing. Try it. The Blackford hill now affords one of the best river approaches to the town. The hill has been cut down sufficiently to give a gentle slope from the bridge to the top and is being covered with a heavy coat of gravel. The deep cutting at the top leaves the residence of J. E. Blackford pretty high up, but gives occasion for some iine terrace work. Mr. Blackford is covering the whole wall with blue grass sod. Mr. James Fiunigau presented the REPUBLICAN office last Friday, with two of the finest specimens of the potato that we have ever seen. The larger of the two potatoes weighs 1 lb. 5i 02., and the smaller weighs an even 1 lb. aud 5 oa. We have seen 'a whole hill of potatoes grown together and passed off! as one potato, but potato than Mrs. E. II. Goodwin, of Burt, was a city visitor Saturday. George R. Woodworth was down from Bancroft Saturday. .Louis Lessing is taking in the sights at Minneapolis this week. Read about our special clubbing and premium offers in another column. Henry AVinkie returned Friday evening from a week's outing in Minneapolis. Evening services at the Episcopal church will be resumed on Sunday evening next. There will be a meeting of the K. P. Lodge next Friday evening. All of the boys are requested to be there. Miss Ella P. Thompson left Monday morning for Iowa College at Grinnell, where she will enter the Freshman class. J. D. Shadle is at present engaged in Ledyard, where he has the contract for building two large stores and a hotel. A. W. AVilliamson and family, who have been up in the country a few weeks making hay, returned to town Sunday. Miss Hattie Starr returned from Emmetsburg last Saturday and spent Sunday and Monday in Algona, returning to her home in Maxwell yesterday. Misses Nettie Matson and DellaMc- Call have gone to Des Moines to lay in a stock of fall millinery goods. AVait til they get back before you buy and you wont miss it. Miss Edith AVheelock left on last Friday for Lebanon, Kansas, where she will teach during the coming year. AVc are informed that she has a very desirable position. Glen Brunson has been at home for a few days visiting. He expects to start out the last of this week to join the band in a dramatic troupe. Glen is a valuable accession to any band. The Rev. S. R. J. Hoyt, D. D., of Davenport, the general missionary of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Iowa, spent a few hours in Algona on Saturday in consultation with Rev. Bowen. C. B. Matson has just finished taking the scltool census and estimates that Algona now has a population of at least 2£00' inhabitants. The school census will stow quite an increase over last year. Ed Fitzsimmons, an old-time resident of Algoma, but who has been away for several years, has rented the Cowles building on State street and it is reported that he will open a cigar store and factory therein. Rev. Davidson preached an interesting sermon Sunday evening on the subject, ''Does the Bible teach the existence of a Personal Devil." He announces a sermon for the near future on the subject "Does the Bible, teach Calvinism." Quarterly meeting services will be held at the Free- Methodist church commencing next Thursday evening and continuing, until Sunday night. Several ministers will be in attendance from a distance and Elder Sumner of Algona, will have charge of the meetings. Drs. Morse and; Pride performed a delicate surgical operation upon the person of T. K..AVbitehill last Friday. Mr. AVhitehill was suffering from ne-< crosis of the fifth rib on the right side. The rib was removed but it was found to be unfit to use in the business for which Adam's i)ib was sacrificed. Capt. CookO' and Mike AValsh went to Muscatine llast week, representing Co. F in the national guard shooting contest. From this preliminary shoot 10 men were ctoosen to represent Iowa in the inter-state contest, which comes off at Springfield, 111., Thursday aud Frikiay of this week. Capt. Cooke was fortunate enough to get on this team. He will be gone a' couple of weeks. AV. II. Campbell was exhibiting a natural ctujiosity on the street last Saturday in. the shape of a potato vine with several little potatoes growing on it. They were not perfect potatoes but were near enough to be called potatoes. As this vine was found in the potato patch where Mr. Campbell gets so many of his inspirations to write poetry, we unhesitatingly name this new variety, "inspiration" potato. Sheriff Stephens was tendered a little surprise by the boys on the police force at the state fair grounds. Mr. Stephens was chief of the fair grounds police force and filled the position so far to the satisfaction of everyone unde» his authority that the 'boys decided to present him with a gold headed cane to preserve as a souvenir of their pleasant relations. It is quite an elegant cane and Mr, Stephens values it very highly. As a humorist "Bill Nye"stands without a peer at the ^present time. Eli Perkins, Bob Burdette and Josh Billings have had their day. No American humorist is so much, read or so mat's Racket for bargains in underwear and notions. Theo. Chriachille's returned Monday from a two Week's business trip to Chicago. He has been laying in a stock of goods for the fall trade. Algona's hardware merchants are preparing for a big fall trade by laying in a large stock of goods and getting their store rooms in ship shape order. Regular meeting of James C. Taylor Post 165, next AVeclnesday, the 16th, at 1:80 p. M. Department Com. Davidson is expected to be present. Camp-fire in the evening. Some parties have been at the Milwaukee depot the past week with a drove of ponies and colts from AVash- ington and Montana. Some of the ponies were sold to Algona parties. Before you get around to buy a stove for the winter, get around and see Henry AVinkie, who advertises what he has to sell in the stove line in this paper. Read his ad. Sexton is getting to the front. Matters are now under consideration looking to the building of a depot there in the near future, with the prospect for building very bright. • You need a pair of rubbers this week and the place to get them is at Forest Stough's. Read his advertisement. Forest also makes and sells harness and always offers bargains. D. A. Haggard handed us his card yesterday morning for publication in the REi'xntMCAK. Mr. Haggard has the reputation of being the best auctioneer in this part of the country. If you want your goods sold at a good price employ him. The ladies of the Relief Corps request us to announce that they will,serve refreshments on the grounds during the [fair for the benefit of the relief fund. | Come to town without your dinners and 'bring a donation of some kind of eatables for the ladies and; it will be appreciated. The Directors of the 1 Ottumwa Coal Palace have decided tO' offer a prize of one hundred and fifty dollars for the best county exhibit in the Coal Palace. This should prove an incentive to vigorous and- effective work ©n the part of the counties in the Coal Palace League. AVe infer that C. B. Matson is making something of a success* of the real estate-business from the fact that he has come around and had his card inserted in-the REPUBLICAN;. AVe recommend Mr: Matson to all who are looking for ;v bargain in real estate. He has a-fine-list of lands. A temperance address will be given at the Congregational church, Thursday evening, by Dr. E. Clark, illustrated by stereopticon views. Admission free; tiom of commencement 7:30. Friday evening at the same place he will exhibit '-'Stanley in Africa." Admission 25 cents, children 15- cents. Peter Slagle-'s card appears-in this issue. Mr. Slagle has worked at the harness tradb in Algona for n great many years and no word of recommendation for his work is necessary. He has lately embarked IB business for himself, and may be found in his shop at the near of John Goeder's store. Mr. Milt Ilollabaugh is, now fully invested with all of the authorities and responsibilities of fou&man in the REPUJJLiCiWsr office. The' local work of the RaflpxnvLiCAN has. been turned over to'Mr. Hallock, who will hustle the lead; pencil until about the 20th of the month when he will Heave the office. OYSTERS Fresh by the can or dish at Ladendorfs every Saturday. widely known and universally appreciated today as "Bill Nye." Bead his letter in this issue [wi rod Ms Wait; Prof. C'. E. Caa'lton, of the Normal School!, has executed some very fine specimens of penmanship and placed them on exhibition, ia the post, office. Prof. Carlton is- a master of plain and ornamental penmanship. It will be remembered that he is to have night classes in penmanship and the commercial branches; There are a number of young men in town who might av^il themselves of these night classes to their own benefit. The thiitd 1 ward Republicans met in the Normal Hall Saturday evening and organized a Bepublican club, with F. L. Parish as president, M. F. Miller vice-president, C. B. Matson secretary and treasurer, and an executive committee—A. Eriokson, John Magnusson and Alpheus Johnson. The first meeting of the club will be held on Satui> day the 16th, when the topic for discussion will be the tariff. An invitation is extended to the members of the other clubs of the city to be present. Meeting opens at eight o'clock. The Upper Des Moines pretends to be anxious for a comparison of the "all home print" REPUBLICAN, with the ready made "patent insides" Upper Des Moines. That people may have a chance to compare the two papers we will agree to send a sample copy of the REPUBLICAN to every address in the county furnished with a sample copy of the Upper £>es Moines. We challenge our Wisconsin insides contemporary to give the people of the county some free reading matter foy just on<* D. A. Haggard will sell a lot o£ choice school house seats promptly afc two o'clock p. m., on Saturday, September 26th, in front of the court house. "Printer's ink is the best fertilizer ever discovered for a business soil." Try a judicious application or two and you will be surprised at the healthy growth imparted to your business. Advertise in the REPUIILICAK. The grade near Nauduin Eros', that was washed out in the heavy ruin of last spring, is being repaired in a substantial manner. A large culvert of stone masonry is being put in at the bottom, which ought to stand the wear of the water for many years. Joseph Skipsey has not yet come into possession of his Great Falls property, but things are working that way. The property consists of some forty acres inside the city limits of Great Falls, Montana, and is valued at from one to two hundred thousand dollars. Manchester Press: Urban Potts and wife were here Sunday. We hear they are going west to Kossuth County soon to look up a location. , If they find this country to their liking, they will emigrate. Mrs. Potts has a brother in Kossuth county near Algoua. O. L. Foss, the man who makes woolen clothing so cheap in spite of tlire Courier and the McKinley bill, has; am advertisement with the Republican this week, and some new goods and! fine bargains on his counters. Call and, see him before you have your measure 1 taken. Report of school taught in district. No. li, Ramsay T\vp. Term commencing May 25th, 1891, and ending Aug. 2S, 1891. Total number of pupils enroled, eleven. Average daily attendance, six and a half. Those not tardy during the term. Ruth Hall and Alvah Mall. BLANCHE E. HENLEY, Teacher. Mr. A. (£. Cornish, a former resident of Kossuth County who is now living at Crowley, Louisiana, in a recent letter to the REPUBLICAN indicates his intention to leave Louisiana and locate in Nebraska. Mr. Cornist's objection to Crowley is due to the general shiftlessness and lack of public spirit upon the part of the people. Crowley is a town of 500 inhabitants and does not support a public school. At a recent election the people voted on the question of levying a live mill tax to build a school house and the school house • was""defeated nearly three to one. Mr. Cornist is a Northern man ami likes the atmosphere of the public school. We don't wonder that he wants to get out of that country. The lectures gJven by Mrs. Bessie Starr Kiefer ut the Congregational church last Thursday and Friday evenings were decidedly good ones. The attendance, however, was rather light. Mrs. Kiefer is a good speaker and holds her audience in rapt attention. She is also a hard worker in the temperance field. The object of her coming here was to revive CJood Templary and build up a new lodge. Her efforts did not meet with the desired success, but enough was clone to call a meeting for next Friday evening in the M. E. church for the purpose of completing such an organization. Let all the friends of temperance turn out and , raise Algoua to the position she once held—thatoif having the largest Good. Templar lo<Jge of any city in the state. Mrs. Kieffeff- is working under the auspices of the Grand Lodge. Eagle (fiaiove Gazette: As the north/ bound passenger train was pulling out Tuesday afternoon, an unknown young man attempted to get on board, slipped and fell under the cars, was dragged some distance by the break beam, then cut in two by the wheels. body was completely divided, and the portions were some distance apart. The body was carried into th# pump house and un inquisition held. Several articles were found,on his person, a revolver fully loaded, some papers and $18 in money, but nothing thiat would indicate who he was or wheve lie came from. After the inquisition the body was buried, a good casket being obr tained. The deceased was a very young looking man, his fata having only a fuzzy growth of beard. He was slim in person, face somewhat emaciated, with prominent cheek bones. He wore a, round, brown felt hat. Read Galbraith's Ad. braitb's. Trade at Gal- Cut prices it) Ladies' tine shoes for tea days at F. 8. Slough's. If you want ua unfavored cigar, smoke the Sweets. For sale at Ladeudorff's. Bheetz issues regular Go's guarantee to cure all ailmeuts with Eidd's Gem J!,r«4. Cheap farms, rich, soil and healthy climate. For particulars enclose stamp aod address C. A. RAGLANP, Real Estate Agent and Att'y *J Law. T

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