The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on November 11, 1891 · Page 3
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 11, 1891
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THE BANCROFT NEWS jr. A. Kdltor. BANCROFT, IOWA, NOV. 11, Chicago & North-Western R'y. NORTH Mixed 0 11am •wayfi-eig!ii....Jl 43iun passenger 4 08pm SOUTH Mixed B 07pm way freight—8 I5nm rassengoi 1 '205pm CHUllCH DIBECTOEY. B ANCROFT PnUflUYTKHIAN CHUBCH. l)OlclS Hni'vlces 1n tlie school liouae, flnmlay School a* 3 p.m., preaoliimt service at 4 p.m., imiyer meeting Tluirsday evening. Everybody invited. BKV. U. WILLIAMS, Pastor, B ANCROFT SWEDISH MJTHKUAN CHUHOH, meeting morning and evening one Sunday In each month nnd two evening meetings in a month. Sunday School afc 12 in. each Sunday, Ladle's Aid Society meets every other Friday. Kiev, A. ELKSTBOM, Pastor. F IBST iiAVTisT CHURCH, of Bancroft, preaching service each Sunday at 10 -.30 a. m. and 8 p. m., Sunday School at 12 m.. Lords supper the first Sunday in each month at 1 p. m., pruy- er meeting Thursday evening, Loyalists meet on Tuesday evening, Covenant meeting the last Friday evening In each month, choir practice Saturday evening. Everybody invited, strangers especially welcome. UKV. L. A. 'CUMMINS. Pastor. B ANCROFT M. K. CHUBCH, preaching service each Sunday at 10 :30 it. m. aim 8 p.m., class meeting preceding each service at ringing of second boll, Sunday School at 12 in,, Epworth League on Tuesday evening, prayer meeting Thursday evening, choir rehearsal Friday evening. Ladle's Aid Society meets Wed- nesiUy iirtjrr.'iin. A cordial Invitation Is extended to nil to attend t.IiPsfi services. KEY. A. W. LUCB, Pastor. S T. JOHN'S OATHOLTO CMUKCH, regular services : Instruction from 10 to 10 :3() a. m., high mass and sermon from 10:30 to 12, Holy mass each morning in the week at 7 a,, m.,Mar- ried Ladle's Society meets the first Sunday of every month after the sermon, Young Ladle's Society meets the second Sunday of every month after the sermon, Young Men's Society meets the third Sunday of every month after the sermon. Everybody is invited to attend these services. FATHER A. J. SCHEMMKL, Pastor. PICKED UP IN THE STREET. Hurrah for Sabin. Just notice Richmond's ad in this issue. P. J. Byrne was at the county seat last Friday. I. J. Bruer's tinners are busy making zinc linings for cisterns. Frank Ringsdorf is suffering with a felon on one of his fingers. Mrs. Win. Cordingly of Algona visited friends in town this week. S. D. Drake is putting up a new house a mile northeast of town. Ole Quist of Ledyard will attend the Bancroft schools the coming winter. Rev. L. A. Cummins preached at Iowa Falls last Sabbath, by invitation. Cliff Stock well spent last Sabbath with relatives at his home in Portland township. A. Larson had a narrow escape from being injured in the machinery one day last week. Win. Gallion is putting up a new blacksmith shop near his residence in South Bancroft. Father Schemmel made a business visit to Algona and Prairie township a couple days this week. Albert Olson's new house in the i'-ast part of town is completed a,nd he will move into it in the near future. Four county officers out of six is glory enough for the republicans in one election. It will have to be any way. J. G. Graham went to Des Moines last Saturday to attend the democratic rally held at that place last Monday evening. Rev. Day, of Minnesota, preached to the members, of the Baptist church at the regular covenant meeting last Friday evening. Geo. L. Hawn is the new station agent and the depot is being cleaned and repainted to make a fit dwelling place for himself and family. The Swedish Lutheran church of Swea decided at their last business meeting to immediately raise the church debt by an assessment of $10 per communicant. J. B, Ayle returned from Algona last Monday, where he has been lying sick with malarial fever for some time. He resumed work on the residence of J. J. Kelly on his return. The banns were pronounced at the Catholic church last Sabbath for the wedding of Frank Blocker of Dubuque county and Miss Barbara Follman of Manchester, Iowa. The wedding will take place November 23. The matter of organizing a stock company to build a new town hall has been successfully carried on the past week. We understand that stock amounting to nearly $2,000 has already been subscribed by the citizens of the town. Will Thoburn of Armstrong Grove was in town last Sunday looking for a bay mare, weighing 1100 pounds and having white hind feet. The mare got loose from a hitching post at the polling place, while Mr. Tnoburn was voting and has not been heard of since. B. Duukin, the new tailor, Jiangs out an elegant new sign this weefc, toe artistic work on which was done by our new painter, H. Schutter. By tae way, Mr. Dunkin is doing a good business, feaving received orders from m fay J& Verne. Ueisa«QQ4wpr,kuianand ' '- Look at Richmond's ad. It will do you good. J. J. Kelly visited friends at Algona last Sunday. James Ross was at Wesley on business last Thursday. The I. O. G. T. installed their new officers last Saturday evening. We cast 236 votes, that means that we have about !)0() people in Bancroft. Charles Schaeffer of Burt was in Bancroft between trains last Saturday. The Masonic lodge holds its first regr ular meeting in their new hall tonight. Little Seymour Cruse of Ramsay is the guest of Sammie Davison this week. Bible Day exercises will be observed at the Baptist church next Sunday evening. B. F. Grose and J. A. Winkeltook in the sights at the county seat one day last week. II. O. Carpenter is putting up a new residence just east of B. F. Grose's new residence. Peter Winkel of Algona visited with his brother, John A., of this place on Saturday last. A. D. Clarke and S. S. Sessions of Algona were in Bancroft on businesi last Wednesday. Mrs. F. M. Evans returned last week from an extended visit to Missouri and Kansas last week. Geo. V. Davis, Jr., has his new barn nearly completed and his house was begun one day this week. The ladies of the Bancroft Aid Society meet with Mrs. C. R. Morehouse this afternoon at 3 o'clock. T. J. Gannon is in the real estate business in the room of F. A. Kenyon. Good luck to you, Tommy. Revival services begin at the M. E. church a week from next Sabbath evening. Let the good work go on. Miss Myrtle Grover, of Portland, was the guest several days last week of the Misses Adda and Lela Davison. The date of the church social at E. B. Eddy's has been changed from next Thursday night to next Friday night. Miss Carrie Smith of Livermore came up last Saturday to teach the Molinder school in Swea township the coming winter. C. M. Wasson came up from Algona last Saturday to teach the Cook school in Swea township, which began last Monday. S. A. Campbell, the Harrison township cattle man, is putting up a neat and cosy residence for himself in South Bancroft. John A. Johnson, the lightning lather, is ready to work by the yard and will guarantee satisfaction and a quick job. W. T. Felis went to Danbury, Iowa, last Thursday, where he will take charge of the station, which pays $90 per month. The Loyalists will hereafter meet on Sunday evening one hour before services, instead of Tuesday evening as heretofore. Miss Gazelle Alcorn came up from the Algoua Normal School to make a short visit with her parents in Seneca on Saturday last. Several of the "Boies" went down to the Hub today to help celebrate the democratic victory and help eat the fatted calf, (or ox.) S. B. Mousel and family moved into their new residence in South Bancroft last Thursday. Their many friends here welcome them to town. E. C. Anderson and E. Tallman sport new lamp posts and lamps on their respective corners. This is an improvement that is needed on every street corner in town. R. H. Paul, of La Crosse, Wis., vice president of the Paul Lumber Co., and Homer Crosby, his friend, are visiting the formers cousin, J. E. Paul, and are spending their time reaping the rich harvest of ducks in this vicinity. Creger and Ramney, the Fenton thrashers, ran 2260 bushels of oats out in nine hours at the place of C. H. Wurn one day last week. They set the machine twice besides doing this amount of work. Resolutions of thanks for past services ' and regret at their departure were passed at the Good Templar's lodge lastSaturday evening which were tendered to Geo. S. Bliss and Alfred Leonard, who go to Highland Park Normal College in Des Moines to-day, and the NEWS joins iu wishing them God speed and a successful term of school. Father Schemmel's German class is assuming immense proportions, being composed of teachers, clerks, business men and others. The class is progressing finely and is especially forward in pronunciation. A three months course iu German for $12 is eertatojy very cheap ami Father Schemmel guar We guarantee— Or no Pay. Milton Starr had business in Bancroft yesterday. Mallory & Hofius carry a full line of bran, shorts, etc. Blacksmith Schaeffer of Burt was in town last Monday. James Wood, tho Ledyard butcher, Was in town hist Saturday. C. B. Ilutchins of Algona was in town yesterday on business. The young people of the town expect to give somebody a house warming in the near future. Editor Hinchon passed through Bancroft on his way home from Minneapolis the other day. Mallory & Hofius and B. F. Wickwire -will each receive a carload of ftpples this week. B. F. Wickwire went to Webster City last Monday to see Steve Miller, who lies very sick at that place. Rev. Richie preached two very able sermons at the Baptist church last Sabbath in the absence of Rev. Cummins. Mrs. B. F. Wickwire returned home last Saturday from attending Mrs.J.II. Graham of Burt, whom she reports improving. C. E. Mallory started on a tea delivery trip in Ilumboldfc county yesterday. He has a tea trade in ten counties, some of which are in Minnesota. Sundstroin says he don't get up in the night to sell watches but that he can sell watches cheaper in the day time than anybody in northern Iowa. Mrs. Hal Pettibone of Ren wick and her mother, Mrs. David Wilson, returned to Ren wick after an extended visit with relatives and friends at this place. While riding a bicycle last Wednesday Amandus Andrene was run over by Mr. Hewitt, west of the track, and received some bruises although it might have been worse. II. P. »IIanson is building a new house and barn and is putting up a windmill on his farm in Fenton. The girls had better look out or Pete will make a capture one of these days. The Ladies of the Swedish Lutheran Aid Society will sell useful and fancy articles at the school hoesenext Friday night. This will be a good opportunity to buy Christmas presents for your Tj' A friends. A . X3.. The friends of Wm. Stapleton of Seneca gathered at his residence last Saturday evening and gave him abirth- day party and after spending a pleasant evening left him a fine rocking chair as a token of their esteem. C. C. Thompson is the name of the new lawyer located over the Farmers' and Traders' Bank. Mr. Thompson is from Grundy Centre and is a graduate of the Iowa State University Law School. He will no doubt do well in our thriving little city. While Mrs. W. L. Barton of Fenton was going with her children to meet her husband who was thrashing at a neighbor's, the horses became frightened and threw Mrs. Barton out of the wagon, breaking five ribs, the collar bone and otherwise injuring her. Strange to say the babe she held was thrown from her and not -hurt. Tlie remaining children stayed in the wagon and although the team ran quite a distance they were not hurt. The team was caught near B. F. Hayden's by a neighbor. Mrs. Barton lies in a very critical condition and it is not expected that she will live. Quite a ripple of excitement passed over the town last Monday when the news became public that Sam'l Mayue had been recommended as post master by Congressman Dolliver, It was confidently expected that the present assistant postmaster M. A. Turner would fill out the full term, and when Mr. Mayne was appointed Mr.Turner's friends were very naturally opposed to it and immediately circulated a petition to the fourth assistant postmaster general, asking for the appointment of Mr. Turner. The petition was almost universally signed and what the outcome will be is yet to be asser- tained. The vacancy, if such it is, is caused by the removal of the family of TV". E. Jordan the present post master. If you want to hire a livery rig, Kiune & Pearson have just the outfit for you. Call on them. People with impure blood may be said to exist, not live. Life is robbed of half its joys when the blood is loaded with impurities and disease. Correct this condition with DeWitt's Swsapwilja, it is reliable. _ _ "Say," said the editor's smart little son, as lie entered a store, "do you keep knives?" "Ob, yes," responded the storekeeper. "We've kept them for yeare." "Well," returned the boy, starting for the door, "you ought to advertize, and tb.ea you wouldn't keep 'em ao long." A. HUM1STON, AUCTIONEER. Will cry sales iu any part of the county. 20 years' experience. Satisfaction guaranteed. BANCROFT, IOWA, Artistic work guaranteed. Pictures en- arged at reasonable prices. T. M. OSTKANDER, Veterinary + Surgeon Bancroft, Iowa. Mas Ills barn rencly for the sick and lame horses, so bring them along. Charges reasonable. Farmers and Traders Bank Is now settled in its newly arranged building in the RICHMOND BLOCK Where we are prepared to treat you In the Best of J\ The New Jewelry Store Is where you can get a bargain in Fine Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware, I make a specialty of repairing fine watches, gold rings, clocks. Jewelry, etc. All work warranted. In Kegister oilice. .T. J. KELT/V, Bancroft, Iowa. BANCROFT, IOWA. Now running under new management. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly and a general banking business transacted. Passenger tickets to or from the old countries sold at the lowest rates. GALLION BROS. Drill! Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago, Illinois. Citizens' National Bank, Des Moines, Iowa. St. Paul National Bank, St. Paul, Minnesota. Farmers' National Bank, Hudson, New York. Richard Koosman, Claverack, New York. R. M. RICHMOND, A. B. RICHMOND, President. Cashier. Also in this building will be found the Done anywhere in the County At M M Prices, Pioneer Land,Loan Plenty of later -Dealer in- Sewing Machines, Carpets, Pictures and Frames. BURIAL CASKETS. Undertaking; a Specialty. LEGAL BLANKS. The REPUBLICAN keeps constantly on hand a full stock ot* the following- .Legal Blank forms: Warranty Deed, Quit Claim Deed, Lenses, Heal Estate Mortgage, Chntttel Mortgage, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Original Notice, I/and Contracts, Contracts for Building: School House, Notice of Trial, 1'robate of Will, Tax Sale Notices, Petition liluiiks, District Township Blanks, Oatli Blanks, Blank Receipt Hooks, Blank Note Books, etc. etc. orm made to order. THE REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED IN 1881 A large list of wild lands for sale. Improved farms and village property for sale or rent. Farm loans on longest time and lowest rate of interest. \ Insurance written in six different companies. Call on or address us. -Agent f or- aatees that a persou will be able to do cannot Afford to is begottgft $y you. Callanan & Savery <7?= •©! Call on him and get prices and terms. He can suit you in the selection of both. wild and improved lands. S. W. Callanan, Bancroft, Iowa, ST A The finest turnouts furnished on short notice and at reasonable figures. Give us a trial; we are sure to suit. G. F. HOLLOWAY. If you want the "News" in every sense of word, about Bancroft, and want a County paper that is the best, get tfcie < ( • REPUBLICAN AND NEWS -a: together for the price of one County paper. that we do Job Worfc, advertising, get out fine etc.etc. tfajlon Mf.#w** *,'->• *

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