The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on May 25, 1892 · Page 5
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ii. i;U'( ill,!' AN. AI,(.o:.A. I '. \ I EPUBiHM low 'A, MA* 36. 180a. AIX^ONA .1 !»••;>»;>...••" .S2* fcgs.......... .10 i M '"*0;00,« 40.00* beat; .::. .70 Corn Butter »lax. .75. Bftrtey Timothy.. .80 LOCAL . B AND buili ling an addabion . The program which was tO'luive been given at Abe meeting of the teachers' Association, last Saturday,.4tas adjourned tt<:> Saturday. Jline-.4«b, at nine o'clock. . AU teachers are u'rffad to attend the .meeting as it wiH^prave of profit to toll. Dr. Pride has decided to remain in vAlgona .a»d continue ift the ptoctioe of Ws profession. His card appears in the REPSKKUCAN. Until he secui-es an office he -wM be found at his ; residence on Thoriwtflon street in the vBenham property. Will : Easterly,, of Burt, anfl Miss fc- i ,- vo j JiEthel>McCermack were, nlarri«d last of! 8pok*M «me& in| Wednesday *ftern6on by Justice W. M. ^Taylor, and departed 'Thursday for Hay Springa^Nebraska, where they will •make their borne. Easterly has a potation at Ilay-4Springs as station agent. Mr. J. M. 'Whitman, returned last •week' from CWifax where he went a- beut a mouth figo < to try the benefits of the mineral water. He will canvass the county during the summer for ;a Mts. Mar$£. Ca rter has kader Iowa on a vi sit. The-sprlng^rm ° lf tne N clo668.Friday.-oif thi:3 week. The Jjadie-'-s Aid Society will .meet with.Mrs.,Peek tomorrow afternoon. The-Wiateivwcarks -ordinances i?ecent- ly passed by the Cou ncil is published in thiscissiie. There-is, .now a pla.nk street crossing south of. JobniB«eds, and also one .east of E. Teliier.'s. Miss Wallace?* dancing class met .at the Thoringtoa last Saturday evening. and indulged m.<a hop . Ostrom.Bros.y,i}ave "been forced .to shutdewtttheir,,tarick and tile factory on account of, the .high water. "TemgeEanceJ'.icnic with the Old Woman whdLived in a Shoe" at the Congregational church tomorrow even- TIIKTKSU'fiRANCE MASSMKETIXG. Mlas fcrmn of A1f?ona win* nt the Gold Medal Contest. ing. Licensed, to .marry Geo. Beard and Fanny Warner,. Joseph Nellis and Clara. Stover, M. M.-C.ady.;and Elsie Ilender-' son. The SUB -is «shuyng—hallelujah!JJ We had that.in.type.last week and had to "kill it'"JW-ednesday before going to press. J, W. Robinson's, casd appears in the REPUBMCA-sr.this week. He keeps a full line of .shelf .and .heavy hardware , on hand. G. C. Buztds -and family returned to , Algona last iFsiday. jW some time ..past they fa,a,v,e .resided /in Roseburg, ^Oregon. Union memorial, services will beheld #t the M. E.. .church ,n&xt Sunday .morning at 11 o'odo.ck. Sermon by Rev. JTJanigan. ,,Bev. Forsythe^ of Burt, was in town ^yesterday and called ,at .the REPXJB- .I'QAN office. He has .recovered, from Ms, attack of the rheumatism. S£he Algona district .camp ,meeting wiU»be held at Belmond Aug. IsUo 8th. F.Gffvinformation"as toients etc. address Rev..itGeo. Kennedy Belinojid loa. Hudson & Shadle have .completed a i bargain with Mr. 8. P. Peterson,, of Perry., tlowa, who will take possession of the photograph business June lat. Abbie Bailey, daughter of H. K. Bailey of Whittemore, was adjudged insane yesterday morning and taken, to the a8$um at Independence toy bejj father. ; The Wealey Reporter says that F*ed Corey will [remove to Algona in the; very near (Suture. He is traveling agent for the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Last week iUhe types made us announce the memorial sermon for Sunday the 22nd instead of the 29th. Of course every <aae understood that it was a mistake. A son of Dr. MoCormack, who has T»een working in the printing offices at Jfrimghar andSaobojnfor the past year, ,Qame home to attend the Easterly-McCormack wedding. ".SJncle John" Wilson, of Tama Bounty, father of "Tama Jim," died last Saturday at Traer. He was over £0 years of age and had been a resident at IOWA since 1855. Regular meeting of W. C. T. U. at ^Beading Room on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. A full attendance is desired by the president. Literary program after the business session. Marve M, Cady and Elsie Henderson were married at the M. E. Parsonage last Wednesday afternoon by liev. Flannigan. They will commence housekeeping immediately. W. B. Bossingham is making preparations for the erection of a residence dn his lots in the southwest part of town. We will look to see Mr. Bossingham a resident of our city in the course of a short time. Letters remaining uncalled for in the post office at Algona for week ending May 21, 1992: Addison Giles, Chas. Grimshehl, J. JJ. B. Otto, Mr. Geo. Schuyler, l^E. Smith, C. M. Leoman, Lars. Olson, A,. Wheeler. L- Ward. We call your attention to the statement of the First National Bank of this city as made to the National Bank Department at Washington, D. C. It shows a growth complimentary to the management of the bank. Prof. Chaffee was recently offered the principalship of the Columbus Junction Normal. School at a good Hampton nursery in which he is interested as part, proprietor. Two women delegates and one laa- diaa will sit in tfae National Republi- ca0<Convention at Minneapolis. The women delegates are from Wyoming. Th^grandfatber otfthe Indian delegate ,was<.whipped in battle years ago by the grandfather of Preoident Harrison. It is .aaifi that the Indian is a Harrison man. The Algona Juvenile Temple will •give,an entertainmeiskat the Congregational church tomorrow evening, to •which all are invited. .Admission 25 cents, children under twelve 10 cents. "A Temperance Picnic .with the Old Woman w.ho Lived in a -Shoe."—Cast i<af.character.to be made <up entirely toy the Algena Juvenile Temple. The river .has been higher this spring than for. sev-eral years past. Thursday night .the water was running over the north end.of the grade leading from the Bridge at £he water mill. The water ..cut through the grade at one end of the .north bridge, and if the -channel had .not been promptly closed the bridge would m all probability have been .washed out. As a matter-of experiment in testing the practical .use of the bicycle in carrying dispatches;G.en. Miles last week dispatched .a .sealed message from .Chicago, tovGen. O. O. Howard in New York City—to be carried through cm bicycles in relays with ,a fresh rider every eight saU.es. The aide was made ia J. 0. 0. T. Lodge Established. The temperance massmeeting of last Thursday and Friday was not largely attended by delegates from outside towns owing in all probability t6 the forbidding state of the weather. About thirty I. O. G. T. delegates in .all 'Were present. Among those prominent in temperance work from abroad wereB. F. Wright, of Charles City, «ditor of the Advocate, Mrs. Hinman President of the State W. C. T. U., Mrs. Schultz, member of the I. O. G. T. executive committee and Miss •Gertie Nurse, district lecturer. The program was carried out almost to the letter as advertised in the REPUBLICAN. The various meetings of the session were presided over by J. S. Paine, of Eagle Grove, District Chief Templar, and Mrs. T. II. Conner, of Algona, president of the local W. C. T. U. The occasion is memorable as the first instance in Iowa where the W. C. T. U., and I. O. G. T. ever united in a joint meeting for the promotion of temperance. The Gold medal contest took place in the Congregational church. The program was as follows: Geo. Hamilton, Algoua—W. C. T. U. Howard Hulsa, Webster City—The Tower of Shame. Erma Barslou, Bancroft—The Rum Curse. Ida Campbell, Charles City—A Voice from the Poor House. Jessie McKee, Wekster City—Young America'* War Cry. Erma C Clarke, Algona—A Voice from the Poor House. The Judges were M. J. Hamilton, a commission merchant of Chicago and a friend of Col. Spencers' who happened to be in town for the evening, Mrs. Jennie M. Ayers, of Emmetsburg and W. S. Fitkins, also of Emmetsburg. The first place was awarded to Miss Erma Clark, while Miss Erma Barslou, of Bancroft, and Miss Ida Campbell, of Charles City, tied for second place. The decision of the judges gave general satisfacrion to the audience. The medal was presented by Mrs. Hinman with a very appropriate address. Mrs. Shultz and Mrs. Nurse remained until Tuesday morning and organized an I. O. G. T. Lodge. A union meeting was 'held at the Congregational church Sunday evening and was ad- DECORATION DAY. of Memorial Service*, M«y 30. The band, Post and Sons of Veterans will assemble at G. A. R. hall at 10:30 a- m. march to Cong'l. church. Services at 11 o'clock a. m. Music. Invocation Rev. Wm, Davidson Reading of Orders and Exercises by the Post Music. Oration Comrade \V. H. Dorward Music. Adjourn to form line of march on State street at 2 p. m. . AFTERNOON. Hand, Post. Sons of Veterans, Relief Corps, and Company F. will assemble at G. A. R. Hall at 1:30 March to corner Thorlngton and State streets, and form In the following order: Band. Company F. Sons of Veterans. Relief Corps. Post in two departments supported by students of public school with flowers. Ultl/,enson foot. Carriages. March to grave yard In command of T). A. Haggard. Marshal. Decoration of Graves. Decoration Exercises at the grave of the Unknown. Return from cemetery In the foregoing order of march. To get some of those v/ Comrades Attention! Please assemble at the Post Hall next Sunday morning at 10:80. Wear your memorial badges. E. TJELLIEK, Com. Sons Of Veterans. The members of Chas. Gray Camp, Sons of Veterans, will assemble at the G. A. R. Hall Sunday morning, May 29th at 10:30 and march from there in a body to the M. E. church, where memorial services are to be held. All Sons of Veterans are requested to be .present. Jos. W. HAYS, Capt. JAS. CHAPIN, 1st Sgt. 00 Friday and Saturday We will again place them on sale at the extremely low price of 25c per yard. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co, Spring COURT ADJOURNED. the face of wind and rain and the test* proved very satisf actoiy. Some of the riders made a pace ,of nearly twenty miles an hour. Dr. Barr and wife amd Wm. Winter of Bancroft were penned io at Sheldon by the floods for two days last week. They had started for Sioux City to attend the reunion of the twelfth Iowa, and had gone as far as Sheldon when the flood came. There were washouts east, west, north, and south of them. After .waiting two days they managed to get back home by way of Cherokee and Webster City. The annual convention of the Iowa .State Sunday School Association will The Republican's Libel Suit Continued —Othev Court Matters. Jackets be held in the Congregational Church, Mwshalltown, June 14-16. All S. S. people are invited and will be welcome. Entertainment will be provided for all who send their names to J. W. Wells, Maraballtown, prior to June 1st. The railroads of the state have granted reduced fare. The program of the gathering has been issued and can be had by .application to Rev. John W. Geiger, ^Chairman Executive Committee, Mariou, or Mrs. M. M. Bailey, State Secretary, Sbenandoah. Rolfe Reveille:—The daily papers have much to gay aboutltbe impassable condition of tbs roads to Pocahontas. The town is getting considerable of unfavorable advertising as well as the County. The fact is the county of Pocahontas i« no worse off than many other counties, but the exceedingly bad condition of the roads compared with the usually good condition make it unpleasant for all. Patience and sunshine will soon cause us to smile. One Dr. Barnes of Rolfe assaulted Editor Bruoe, of the Reveille, with a clup last week and as a result has been bound over to the grand jury in the sum of $500. It seems that the Reveille has incurred the displeasure of the thug and bum element of Rolfeby its outspoken and fearless position against the lawless and vicious element of the town. An editor is expected to denounce all such things but he does it at the peril of getting a thumping. It takes eand to be an editor sometimes. Elmer Slagle had a narrow escape from an experience with a railroad wreck and train robbers last Saturday night, almost within the suburbs of Des Moines. At about 11:25 a track walker discovered some men piling ties upon the track. He was discovered by the men and fired upon, one of the bullets shattering bis lantern to pieces. The plucky fellow secured another Ian- tern and returned just in time to signal Elmer's train, which was running at the high rate of 50 miles an hour. The dressed by both Mrs. Shultz and Mrs. 3Turse. Mrs. Shultz is a native of Norway and has traveled extensively in European countries. She has a quaint style of speaking, and her address was full of interesting information. ' A meeting was held at the Methodist church Monday evening and the organization of a Good Templars Lodge effected, with the following officers: C. T,—Emily Reeve. V. T.—Mr. Fern. Dep.— D. B. Avey. Chap.—Mrs. Hough. Sec.—Belle Tellier. F. S.—Henry Carpenter. Treas.—Ell Dalton. P. C. T.—Mrs. Fern. M.—James Randall. D. M.—Ella Reeve. G.—Leon McCall. Sen-—Frank Howard. A. Sec.—Henry Warner. S. J. T.—Mrs. Lull. The lodge starts out in flourishing condition with twenty one Charter members. Meetings will be held at the M. E. Church every Friday evening. Court was. adjourned last Saturday until the first week in June to give the farmer jurymen an opportunity to make the most of the fine weather. Very little was done and no cases of public interest were heard. Beverly Watkins the defendent in the bigamy case, succeeded in securing a continuance until the next regular term ot'courtwhich will be in September. The REPUBLICAN'S libel suit was continued by mutual agreement. Judge Cook, one of the REPUBLICAN'S attorneys was prevented from reaching Algona by the washouts along the road. He left Primghar for Algona Tuesday night and did not arrive until Saturday. Dr. Hathaway and his crowd were also unable to reach Algona on account of the floods and washouts. It seems too bad that the case was forced to be continued by circumstances over which none of the parties interested had any control, just when Geo. W. Argo's back was well and in good shape for the trial. , *->••_ The libel suit of Dr. Hathaway vs. the ALGONA REPUBLICAN, which was to have come up at Algona this week, has been continued on account of the floods, which prevented the Sioux City parties to the suit from reaching Algona.—Sioux City Journal. The elements have combined with the elevator shafts to prevent the case from coming to a trial. And Capes, at i.or's We will soon be located one door east from Dr. G-arfield's office. Buy the Best! A Word of Thanks. Thanks are justly due those of our citizens who so kindly furnished entertainment for delegates and visitors at the convention; to our ministers who so ably assisted us in the' work, to the Choir for excellent music and to all those who by their presence and words of cheer and encouragement made the Convention a complete success. By order of the W. C. T. U. GETTING DESPERATE. The Crop Situation—Report of Weather Service for Past Week. Who Were The Parties? Some time ago parties from Algona came here and started a saloon, but it has been closed for several weeks until one day last week when they came back and opened up again, but we think it was not altogether enjoyable time to them as they went to every train, prepared to leave if they discovered any signs of danger to themselves, and finally the last one took leave Tuesday morning, and there was quite rejoicing in this town.—Emmetsburg Reporter. Buy the Sherwin-Williams Prepaired Paints. . The following citizens have used the Sherwin-Williams Paint: S. H. BLOSSOM, T. H. COOKE, W. K. FERGUSON, THE M. E. PARSONAGE, J. F. NICOULIN, H. A. CLOCK, GARDNER COWLES, COL. SPENCER, JAS. PATTERSON, And many others too numerous to men tion. Buy the— "QUICK mi" Mine Stores. We are HEADQUABTEBS for the best Fence Wire, NaUs, etc. Our Munson Patent Barbed Wire is the lightest and strongest wire made. Let us give you figures on Building Material, Steel Roofing, Eve Spouting, etc. 1 CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. GUARANTEED J. WINKIE. salary, out of course refused to accept. The Columbus Junction school is well fixed in a t20,OQQ building. The Professor purpose^ to stay by t&j> Northup ern low* VW»i Befcool w^' engineer was barely able to stop his trajn in time to prevent» wreck. It is thought that the attempted wreck was the work of Pea Koines crocks, DES MOINES, May 21.—Another cold and wet week, with heavy local rains and destructive floods, deepens the gloom of the crop situation. The daily average temperature was over 5 degrees below the normal, and on Friday snow flurries are reported from nearly all parts of the State. The heaviest rainfall occurred in the western, northwestern and north central districts, the following being some of the reported measurements: Cherokee, 4.86 inches; Monona, 4.10; Buena Vista, 8.86; Palo Alto, 3.95; Lyon, 3.92; Omaha, 3.66; Wright, 3.25; Adams 8.18; Calhoun, 2.55; Pottawattamie, 2.50; Marshal, 2.60; Story, 2.50; There were less than two full days of sunshine during the week. But little planting or other field work has been possible. Wheat and oats on up lands look fairly well; on all low lands grain crops are drowned out or turning yellow. At the close of this week of disasters, some faint rainbow tints appear on the breaking clouds, and hope rises to renew the struggle against grim despair. Algoua District Camp Meeting. The Algona District Camp-meeting will be held at Belmond, Aug. 1—8 '92. A beautiful grove of natural timber has been secured. There is good water within a convenient distance, shelter for horses will be provided near by, and all arrangements made for a repetition of last years great success. The thirty-four ministers of the district, aided by an excellent choir and a leader of Children's Meeting will lead the services. Make your plans to spend a week on the grounds. For information about tents etc. write to REV. G. II. KENNEDY, Belmond Iowa. Kossutu Co. S. S. Association. The, annual meeting of the Kossuth County Sunday School Association will be held in Algona, on Saturday and Sunday, June 4th and 5th. We are planning on making this the best meeting ever held in the county, and we want every school represented. Every teacher and officer of a Sunday School should arrange to come. Free entertainment will be provided for all. One of the best workers of the state is expected to be with us. Full program next week. Schools are urged to send in their reports before the above date. JAS. BAKU, Pres. C. M. DQXSKJB, gee. ill tfa* T Am on Deck Again, READY FOR BUSINESS. Come and see what I can do for you in the Line of Business and Dress Suits, Pantaloons and Fancy Vest!ngs, My Line of Goods are fashionable and of an appropri ate design. My stock of Goods must be closed out fore October, '92. Prices will be very Reasonable* Work will be done skillfully and well, Cloth Ladies' Jackets and Boy's Suitings on hand, or will sent for on short notice. Woolen Goods will be Cheap as mud and for a few dollars more I will, you in a ticket to Europe. ^

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