The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 8, 1890 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 8, 1890
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lotted 168 l&ftKSfict first we'ni Ihftotig'h, " at a stasdstffi. srpwMpm iwjj««; » «t«l ftM we t&ifvs It «ffl tote tig attempts at trickery and Methods. , - AlftieW A whole cSr of apples 'y.otAir "" """ disbottest ids thought the land was too low to* tot 1 anything oft the east 6id& SSiinty, and Wesley's fiam& and WSft fist very , widely spread. lift along in l°t$ or 1980, Gallagher & KtcCutchin put in a hay prdss, then Modutohln hod it, and then fed. Kun2 |6t OB6, and finally others came in, and making hay began to be a business. Money began to circulate, nW paint was put on the buildings, land began to come Up, and today- there is not a, more prosperous town in northern Iowa, nor one surrounded by a more prosperous neighborhood, f his year It is taking a boom, flax and hay are making it, and fla* and hay ai*e there in endless quantities. The first thing you See as you coma in the place are enormous hay stacks. There are 8,000 tons in town now. The first thing you hear is about flax yields. Young of Cedar Rapids put in 800 acres near by, and was marketing last Week. Sis yield thus fat IB a little short of 10 bushels to the acre, the seed bringing the best price, about $18 to the acre. Among the extra yields is that of Henry Storr, who lives northeast, and who on 12 acres has threshed 240 bushels. An equally remarkable case is that of John Green, who bought his quarter section lost spring at eight dollars an acre and paid $160 down. Oiit of the flax he has sold already he has paid for his land, and he has enough . decided §te$ttfii tfttp to fossftle. SerTStofore we hate been able to alter- JSate thirty well aai the u t» as to hav neatly avery In tbirdfficm. frSnkJSnldfi- at ttteitt in frm JthS flO%* _„tUf ISfdioHfe mftttft ft** '» Mm. Everyone take! thiftm ,„.. «J& Thefr We (tootrt 61* laches acYdSS, atid tore eWStifrh radishes, for Atfditof Hofifis cut into 6«e to make certain. A carious piiotoifrTapli 18 on e*bibt ttonifl Bofcrer's Show <toe, It tt t picture tifhfe neftfee"*, 6fld fai tak«fi WiShei. Cotoe early.-2 thett at $1.10 per X*fline Poland rjhiaft Boftt* tfor sate. E'rnest BaCon, li mile east of Bart* lowa.-28M Taylor's. STAfe blankets for Sale at 16. BROS.' auction comes Oet. Keinomber the date. Week, but now We feaf both are coming together. The "¥" case is on tor this term of court, and the Well case is also in fcoiirt. fhe papers were filed last Week and notice served on thd council by Mr. Stephens. MU petition states: "fclalnttftfof cause offletiott state*, that on ftr about the 4th of April, 1890, ht5 entered ittto a Written contract With, the defendant, whef 6by hfe undertoo by ft in Yokohama. ,It to dig a well for the use of defendant as to Said contract Specified, n copy of Which contract U made a part hereof t that thereupon — nt to work on the performance TCR. 'ort- IBCO. nhn. go & pus nt. DUB VtllU 1UL iilD UbUU, U11U J1O HUB ouuug u left to pay for the breaking and his team, and have money left. Although threshing has scarcely begun, the two grain dealers have shipped nearly 7,000 bushels of flax alone, which has averaged about $1.28 a bushel. Of hay shipments no account is mado, for cars cannot bo had. But countless stacks cover the open land, and the thousands of dollars that will come to Wesley for them can only be estimated by the past. Last year Wesley claimed the largest shipments from one station of any town in Iowa. The effect .of this immense export of reduce, is readily seen Ings, and the business. and h ES monaytgettlng produce, is readily seen in the new"fraildings. and the business. The Kunz .brick block, 44x80 feet, wOuld be a fine building In any city. In one room the genial proprietor has a fine store of his own,' while the second story is devoted to uso as a public hall. Where the fire wiped out the lumber yard and tho store buildings only a year ago, much better buildings have been erected. Taylor & Hume havo a big lumber office and sheds, while the Heal drug store is a largo and stylish building. Mr. Hume has a new home and Friday Frank Parish was over assisting in putting in a furnace. An addition of importance is tho bank and new building put in by Way & Barrett. The business is in Mr. Barrett's charge, who also acts as land agent, and who Is locating many new settlers this fall. Both the grain warehouses are new, since the fire, and both are large and well built. New paint makes many of the old places look new, and additions to the school house, and tho private residences newly built, have swelled Wesley out to the appearance of a thriving little city. - The reporter was over at Wesley Friday and knew tho place by the familiar color of the Sherman house. This, however, is soon to bo changed like the rest with new paint. Then, top, Geo. Frink's salutation sounded familiar. Ho is buying for Bender Bros., and is pushing business as usual. Fred Anderson is Hunting's buyer, and tho two make a good team, and keep the market prices well up to the top. Fr,ed Is u new man at tho business, but he "catches on" like a veteran, and is getting his share. Among the old standbys are F.'M. Butts at the end of tho street, who handles about $12,000 of exchange in his bank a month, besides running his store, which he has moved into a new room. Across the street is the Bacon general store. Mr. Bacon is a brother of our Algona merchant, and now bos a hardware stock added to his other goods. He bought out the Sounders store. On-one of the main corners is S. E. Grove, whose hardware store keeps getting filled with a bigger stock PEBSONA1. ....'. Crammond went to hU home this Week, bat lays ha believes ho shall drift to jAlgona sooner; or later. After all he thinks tills place fully up to any he sees, tie ha* been a Subscriber to the UPPEH tofis MOINES for sixteen years, and as he paid for a year In advance he remarked that he guessed his name was on our books for-life. We wish him long life. -• • Algona will lose an excellent family next week In the removal ot E. H, Single to Minneapolis. Ho has quit work for Frank tiros,, and will seek a larger field, He has been ah excellent salesman, and is a young man whoso capacity and strict integrity will commend him In any position ho may secure. John Adams started Saturday for Genoa, Neb., where he goes to take charge of a lumber yard. His brother Is thoro In the brfhk, and he has n good opening. John Is a young man In every way fitted to win friends nnd succeed In business, and wo commend him to the good people of his new home, J. B. Jones took In some fairs In southern Minnesota last week. At Wlnnobago City there was an attendance of 0,000 people, and some of the fastest racing records over made In the state. In grains, etc., ho says they were ahead of us, but In stock of all kinds, fruit, etc., we beat their exhibits badly. Fred. Miller and family of Plum Crook are taking In tho corn palace. They came down Monday morning to take tho early Sf said contrftct, and on of ifojt thej»t du., --,demand^ |6«t, 1890, completed the satne and uou>nuu »« payment therefor; that the defendant ttiUfl, neglects, and refuses to pay plaintiff, therefore to plaintiff's dainnge In the sum Of $1,000 and Interest, Wherefore plaintiff demands Judgment, etc." Quo. B. CMJtKB, Attorney. is nicety tinted, an'd with the yoWster is a pretty Japanese nufte girl. Mr. yer's Wthef is ifi the navy and has been lo'cated in Japan for a year or more. The announcement of the opening ot Taytor's new stock just ifi from Chicane appears this Week. He has brought on in addition to a handsome line of dry goods, a fine assortment of clothing which he 14 ihaking a specialty of flelt- cheajp. Anyone wanting clothing The copy of the cbntfact sets What we have already given to out our feadersf and the legal contest is ovei? the question discussed a few weeks ago. The contract provides that When the well was done it should be paid for, attd ' " " ' ear to war^ Stephens claim's that he has. complied with the contract and should be paid at onee. The council claims that he has not com' filled With the contract because he did not make the well 180 feet deep, as provided, and did not get it done in the time specified. The matter was discussed m the council, and now goes to the court. The council at Its meeting Saturday decided to engage Judge Cook to assist S, S. Sessions, the city attorney, and telegraphed him at once. The council is a unite in resisting any attempt to force payment until a thorough test is • -ht the case through, uel. tract Nov. 1 , 4-foot Cord, tvth Cord, mately t same igg fa train west, but only to find that tho train don't go Mondays. Thero Is no train west Monday morning, nor east Saturday night. Both trains go through on Sunday. J. N. Hallock, brother of Mrs. Dr. Hudson, and editor of tho Christian at Work, stopped here Wednesday night for a short visit. He was on his way home from California. Mr. Hallock Is one of the leading editors of tho United States In his field, and a man of recognized ability. Dr. Bruner of Plalnvlllo, Ind., visited D. D. Townsend over Sunday. Thoy wore old school mates. Dr. Brunor was much taken with our school house, nnd secured a photograph before returning. A. D. Clarko and Miss Edith aro back from Minneapolis. Mrs. Clarko Is visiting In Wisconsin and will not bo at homo for some days yet, The family will soon be sottled again In Algona. Railway Commissioner Campbell was at Wesley last Wednesday to Investigate into tho complaint of lack of cars. Ho was called by the hay shippers, and promised to do something for them. Hiram Hall, our old and noted citizen known familiarly as "Alcohol," Is back on a visit. Ho makes his homo at Belle Platne, where Alf. is located, and whore ho is doing well. Mrs. G. V. Slado and Mrs. Jool Taylor were visitors lost week to Sioux Falls, taking in the Sioux City corn palace on their return home. The_y had a pleasant trip. M. O'Rourko is back from tho Black Hills and Is done with his railroad work. Ho has a week still to put in settling up, nnd then will come homo nnd tarry with us. Mr. nnd Mrs. Green of Tama county are visiting S. Benjamin. Mr. Green and Un clo Benjamin aro cousins, and havo not visited for thirty years before. 'Gene Shadlo quits his Job'at Clear Lake and has hired for a year with Frank Bros. It is rumored that an injunction may be asked of the judge by Mr. Stephens to restrain the city from using the well. Should this be granted, it would interfere with the work of the contractors, and complicate matters considerably. IN AND ABOUT THE OITY, One of the best jobs of the Season has been done by H. J. Gilbert, road commissioner of Plum Creek township. Lust week he turnpikod in fine shape 68 rods of the main Wesley road in front of the Hart farm, where tho road has always been almost impassible in wot weather. The road is on tho township lino, and although one of tho most important in the county, has been neglected by the commissioners. An equitt or greater amount of work should yet be done just eastof tho Catholic cemetery, and then tho road would always bo passable. Thero is a long low place that has been neglected already too long. Mr. Gilbert's good example should be imitated by tho Irvington supervisors, and the county board, if necessary, should assist in getting tho Int? cheap. Anyone wanting, oiotnmg can nave money by looking at his stock. E. O. Bowyer has Something new in Watches, it Is a movement which bears the name "B. G. Bowyer" on the face. He has three grades, the Bottyer, Kossuth, and Ruby. Of course the watches are the best made, and a big sale is In* sured. Everybody should take a look at the Algona watches. Mr. and Mrs. d-. E 1 . Barslou have left Bancroft and gone to Brltt. where Frank is teaching, Mrs. Barslou's health is poor, but she was able to move and that allowed her husband to go on With bis. work. He has a good place and Is making a success as principal of the schools. Free cigars at Peter Winkel's Stttu> day evening meant that beheld number 24 in tho distribution which was to dispose of Winkie Bros.' $06 stove, and that 24 was the lucky number, It was a fine stove and well worth the cigars, especially as Peter had to buy one anyway. A pleasant party of neighbors, and old friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Phillips last Friday, the day marking the thirtieth anniversary of their wedding. After an enjoyable visit the guests produced an easy chair which was presented to the happy couple. C. L. Lund has bought two cars loads of lumber at the Paul yard, and is haul- Ing it to his farm east of town. Some more fine buildings will bo added to his already elaborately fitted place. As a feeding farm his can compete with anything In Iowa. Jack Schu was Tl* Mc«!nt«y ifll, tf6% in tote** 1* wlitt foes the easiness for Us-Loesi Geri. Hancock made himself fam'O'uS by calling the tariff a "local isWe.*! that it is a'local Hsue of interest is shbwh by the advance of prices in many articles o! common use, since the passage of the bill increasing the duties. The efleot of the law is immediate and whatever view one hmy take of its merits, it is Well to know the facts. No one can have any possible interest ifi being himself deceived, and accordingly the tJpftiR DBS MotxES takes pleasure in furnishing statements showing the local bearing of higher rates. The following circular Was sent out lost week by Foster, Stevens & Co. from Grand Rapids, Mich., to their customers. The head of the firm was for several terms republican congressman from Michigan. The circular was taken from the republican Chicago Tribune, and armed with it we vtsitef our two republican hardware firms 'for cofroboratlon. Neatly every-item herein stated they substantiated from their own knowledge as buyers, as being correct. We commend the circular as an Interesting test!" -* DU11» bWOIVO OiiVTOiioi toHSOlhfttinstftck, tMfty a* eS , in field, Slot of ehlekenft} ft *omJJ6te set of farinttg tools, attd otfcet things too finmerous to mention. Terms of sale: One year's time at 8 p># cent, in terest, on good ate payiflf 18' iot SeitonI prices paid for .»»» »—— a —h, seeds, .j thirfi'veln and Iowa block coal, flour, feed, salti etc., at figures. Come and See us. J. J. JAS. MoIMHOE, Agent. WILSON. 2318 MEMOBAHDA. Note our prices on a, few itetns : All kinds of $c Yeast for ...... 03 Soda ptr Axle Grease per box. . ....... 06 Lewis Lye pet- bok Gloss Starch per pound Clothes Pins per do2i mbny of what we are getting in the way of legislation, and also as a response to the disputed query, tax?" Who pays the RAPIDS, Sept. D,—Gentlemen: As an Important and rather radical advance In prices of some articles Itt the hardware lino are dally taking place, we wish to say a few words so you may more fully Understand the situation and not think the Jobber Is overcharging you. AXES. There Is now but one axe company In the United States, and that Is called the American Axe and .Tool company, with hcad- over from Emmetsburg and revived old friendships with his brother cigar makers last week. „. • ... 1 _____ ,t_ _!».._..,» i»* 4-l.n «1'1 l-jtnet* The ci| believe in the old toast,' "Tho Bonds of Friendship—They always grow Tighter when they are Wet." Auditor Hofius advertises a sale of quarters at Plttsburg, company has purchased outright every nxo factory In the country of any importance, and by thus controlling the production have advanced e of tH a dozen. Tho company also control tho manufacture of axe polls (or the heads of axes) the machinery of which Is patented, and this enables them to keep the price on polls so high no one else can afford to make axes. SAWS— HAND AND CROSS-CUT, In this Industry, the same forces havo boon at work, and to-day thoro arc but two companies who manufacture hand saws, where there were a dozen four months ago. Prices In this line of goods havo been advanced from 10 to 40 per cent. In cross-cuts It Is tho samo, By a consolidation of Interests prices have been advanced from four to eight cento a foot. , township rood in good repair. William Johnson comes out in the Courier as an Independent candidate for recorder. Wo regrot to notice special endorsement of his claims the part of the editor thereof. It hard* . « 11 j .. n __f_ n fill tllO D - ^ng each off besides a number who respect In this Wei. I itee sat- e. every year, while with th« family Instinct he monopolizes the livery business, besides having the popular public hall. Below his store are Bruxer's and Ash's blacksmith shops, and Smith's billiard hall. Opposite is the old-time Wesley hotel, and owned by J. S. Gallagher. In the Sherman house store, Lawson & Olson Bros, hold the trade. Mrs. Lawson has taken her husband's place, and makes a success of business, while Carl is'us over popular. The firm own the creamery, which is one of Wesley's best institutions, and which under Tom Clark's management has mado a' successful season of It. The postofflce, where E. B. Eddy presides, J. H. Ward's meat market, the shoe shop, und various other buildings are farther up the street. Tho three hay presses are in'town, Dr. Tuttle's being run by steam, while Butts' & Ward, and Kunz' are horse power. The schools have opened with a big attendance with A. A. Sifert and Jennie Pettibone ia charge, while Wesley now hus her own minister, and in every way the fall Insures progress and prosperity, A visit to Wesley will well repay any one and with a good square meal with Land lord Walton, and a visit withthecitizens he will go home with Insured confidence In the country, and impressed with the great changes which a very few years have witnessed. lion Cholera, Get the " Standard Stock Pood" and save your hogs.-28t4 J. J. WILSON. Only Fifty Cents, X'nrmor, For a good lantern. Don't go groping in thedarkness. Townsend & Langdon. n M, Of )U to i curable rllla even lalnt, nony sway ntlon near than , wa* irdly Aft only Ml at voral igre- todo meed riiieh Boon »apa- Bturn ypur 'Geno is a good salesman and we are glad to see him back In Algona. Frank Cady was in town Monday for a visit. He is located at Donison in tho butter business, and took in his homo on n return from tho corn palace. Forty-three tickets to tho corn palace havo been sold at Algona, besides several which were sold to persons notgoingdirect- ly, but who will visit it. Theo. Chrischilles made a short visit with Julius at Minneapolis last week, saw tho exposition, and heard the famous Strauss orchestra. Geo. M. Shoetz, city editor of tho Freeport Democrat, was a pleasant caller last week. He was out on a visit with his un ole, Dr. Sheet?. Wm. Shaw Adamson, tho proprietor of tho Bloirgowrle estate, and a bif? land owner In this section, Is expected in Algona tomorrow. Alex McKittrick, an old settler of Irvington, was back yesterday on a visit. Ho has been gone thirteen years, and now lives in Ohio. Dr. Will Burnard was In town yesterday ly seems fair that after naming republican applicants and glvii a special send-off besides a num are not candidates, the Courier should let Uncle Johnson go without any mention. The Courier owes It to itself to see that his claims are urged, and while Bro. Hlnchon may be shut out as a candidate, It must still recognize Uncle Johnson's prior claim The justness of his candidacy was recognized two years ago by many republicans, as he stated in his letter at that time. Ed. Blackford put out a card In front of the Grange store which attracted some attention Saturday. It was attached to some English crockery on which the tariff has been raised from 55 per cent., the old rate, to 00 per cent. Tho card asked who paid the tax, and how cheap tbo goods would bo If tho tariff was where in all reason It ought to bo. American crockery Is only sold In small quantities, being of very poor quality. Nearly all our goods come from England, and on all wo pay a tax of 00 per cent. Rov. Hanna wns up from Euglo Grovo Monday for a few hours visit. Ho had a big reception tendered him by his church there, and each of tho speakers who welcomed him spoke of tho new parsonage and tho need of having it occupied. Thoy even proposed a committee to assist him in securing someone, but there ho drew the line. His is the only church on tho west side of town, and in flourishing condition. He says tho Northwestern is soon to enlarge its shops at Eagle Grovo adding 300 men to its force. J. R. Jones received a letter from S. C. Spear last week which stated that they had seen a full report of his famous baby order posted up in tho Boston state house. Among other news of interest, the letter stated that they had mot Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Coolbaugh, who now have an additional member in their family. Their daughter Alice Is attending school in the Harvard Annex, tho ladles' part of Harvard college. A pleasant day insured a pleasant picnic at R. J. Hunt's last Thursday, A largo number of neighbors gathered, hud an old fashioned picnic dinner, tasted Mr. Hunt's fine apples, and after wishing host and hostess all good luck, returned to their homes, Mr,' Hunt „ _______ his stock in this issue. The sale will include his 'well known high bred colts and cattle, and will attract tho attention of all who want to add something good to their farms. Ho has some of tho best horses in tho county. It is said that in a late teacher's examination in tho county tho question was asked "what thought docs Plymouth Rock suggest?" One of tho teachers replied, Plymouth Rock candy, and another Plymouth Rock $3 pants. Mrs. J. D. McDonald of Hurt Is one of the late beneficiaries of the new pension law. She gets $12 a month, and $2 for each of three children under 16 years of age. Wo are glad to see our citizens getting tho pensions. The normal school board had a' meeting last evening to consider the pro- __ .__J1 1~ A ««*1 ttt n> Vitlll A /WTOTnt ft.flfl P-flfl- Everything made of lead has taken a decided advance owing to recent decisions on tho admitting of Mexican ore Into this country, as well as by combinations of manufacturers. Shot, lead, pipo, pig lead, solder, babbit metal, havo all advanced and may go still higher. Tho passage of the silver bill will also effect all articles mado of or coated with silver. In tho hardware line plated knives nnd forks, spoons, etc., will bo affected nnd advances mado. TIN. Tho present tariff on shoot tin Is one cent a pound, and tho MoKinley tariff bill, which no doubt will pass both houses of congress, Jjftst Wednesday's The marriage of Miss Mary E. Paine and Wm. M. Parsons lost Wednesday was attended only by the family, Rov. Davidson performing tho ceremony, Immediately following, the happy couple took the noon train for Des Moines, where they make their home, Mr. Parsons is assistant secretary.of the Young Men's Christian association of the state, and a very active and efficient worker in that organization, having in charge the several fine build' ings now being erected in Iowa cities. He is a young man of ability and fully worthy of the bride he has won. Miss Paine is the second daughter of one of the earliest and most respected settlers of the county, nnd has been known from infancy to our community. In every relation she has borne only tho most enviable reputation, being a lady of marked ability and fine culture. As she goes to her new field she bears only the best wishes and heartiest congratulations of her many friends'. A Trod 1'oddlor In Limbo. A case before Justice Taylor, Sutur day, deserves moro notice than short proceedings connected with It warrant. John Crozlor, one of two traveling tree peddlers, was brought up for assaulting John Sifort, pleaded guilty, and was fined $10 and costs. The assault consisted of threats merely and was a slight offense. The real offense, and one for which the law docs not provide, was writing improper proposals to young girls which brought on tho trouble. The evidence could not bo secured sufficient to convict tho peddler, but for violence when charged with tho matter ho was compelled to contribute somewhat to tho city. Tho follow is a fair sample of a certain class Remember We are Agents for Reck Silt, jrjp If we can fit you with a pair of Shoes of Boots, will sell them cheap. Come and see us. TOWNSENB & LANCHDOH, advances tho duty to two and two-tenths cents a pound. This must of course ad- posed boarding hall, sisting of A. A. Call, JAS. A. ORK, painter, decorator, paper hanger, etc., solicits the patronage of those who have work In this lino, and guarantees satisfaction.-2mO ONE box good laundry soap (32 bars) for 90c at Townsend & Langdon's, THE NEWSPAPER CONTEST. The Republican CJhallenieed to Prove Its Charges or Defend Itself-It Can Do Neither. In Its last issue the Republican discusses newspaper circulation and says; "We haven't much space to waste on the UWKJI DES MOINEU this week, but will simply call attention to some of the methods wo know ft to be pursuing. Comment will bo unnecessary. Tho UWEII DBS MOINEH is being eivon to new subscribers for a. period of 10 mouths for tho ordinary prico of a year's subscription, $1.00," If this statement is true tho UPPER DES MOINES, in view of what It has said, deserves tho contempt of every right thinking man in the county. The statement is not true In any particular. Wo challenge the Republican to produce tbo name of a single man in the county who Is getting this paper at $1.50 for ft) months. If it can name one man who is getting the paper at that rate, or who has made any contract with the publishers or. agents to got it at rate, <we will relinquish ull claims, und say nothing more. The UPPER DBS HOWES nun sent sample copies for four issues free to a large number of ople, a customary and accepted prac- -'—"•• •• 1 l i newsp»pers. 4-sWo from IJfered no inducements, and no reJSuoeU rates, Upon the truthful" neasTpf this statement it will stand or full. On other bund tho UPP»R nd8 ready to prove tha on a visit. He is located at the asylum at Independence, and goes to Minneapolis on a visit. Bancroft has a lady bloyllst. Miss Edith Jordan has mastered a safety and rides with ease. Geo. O. Call started for Minneapolis Friday to visit his sisters and see tho exposition. Mrs. O. C. Fill went to Spencer last week for a two weeks' visit, and Ol. is baching again. Mrs. Brunor, who has boon visiting In Des Moines, returned yesterday. J. W, Robinson and son Howard went to see the corn palace last Friday. Miss Anna Richmond was down from Armstrong on a visit last week, Geo. E. Clarke was In Dubuauo Monday attending federal court. J. W, Bartlott was over at Mason City last week on business. A committee con- OI cv... B „ —-, J- W. Robinson, and Geo. C. Call was appointed to investigate and roport at once. Tho money has been raised for tho now Presbyterian church at Irvington, and tho building will bo built this fall. This will be a big addition to the town, and will give a church to a thickly settled port of tho county, While tho imported stock of tho county is being mentioned it is worthy of note that we are exporting. Peter Walker has sold one of his Poland Chinas to Wm. Cessford to go to Cedar county. E. Tellior's shop was thought to bo too near the Grand Army building in case of lire, and ho has moved it to tho roar of his own lot 20 feet north. Customers find him at the same old place. It Is reported that tho black trotting horse owned a few years ago by 7" " Bowyer was sold in Des Moines week for $500. Lute Barrett sold for $300 to tho Des Moines men. Messrs Keith, Jamison, and Bacon of Portland mado up a carload of hogs last Friday, which they sold to J. J. Wilson at $3.86. That was a big price, they were a fine lot of porkers,. Tho Grange store advertisement this week conveys a practical tariff lesson. It shows just what raising duties means, and our redaers will do well to note whether It is correct or not. An Illinois man was out last week buying land of Dlngley & MoiTutt, und told them that hogs were bringing hero the same prico they wore in his town, only half as far from market. Tho meeting of the farmers' alliance Saturday was fairly well attended. The chief business was tho election of Mr. Bowon as delegate to the state meeting at Des Moines. Anyone who pays more than 75 cents a year for tho Republican and a map of Iowa, Is paying moro than It is being vanco tin from «1.28 to *3 a box, according to tho weight of said box. This advance In sheet tin will effect-all articles of tlnwnro and advances will bo mado all along tho Tin in Now York has already advanced from BO cents to ?1 a box nud is growing stronger each day as tho certalnlty of tho passage of tho McKinley tariff bill becomes more assured. Not a box of tin is mado In this country, notwithstanding which tin has TAND g- mt&B declined in"p'rico from »15 to ing tho past 25 years, GLASS. .75 a box dur- E. G. lost him The window glass market of this country is practically In tho hands of two largo companies who work In harmony as to prices, which has resulted In a steady advance for tho past year averaging about 30 per cent. ZINO Oil STOVE J1OA11DS. The Adams & Westlake company, A. I. Griggs, Sidney Shopard & Co., Palmer Manufacturing company, H. Roudtotff & Co., Central Stamping company, W. H. Sweeney Manufacturing company. All of the above named firms were anxious for our business last year, but now they havo all sold out to tho American Stove board company, with offices In New York and Chi cngo, and a general advance on all lines has taken place. Last year you could buy a 28 Inch square paper-lined zino for 80 cents. This year tho samo thing cost you 72 cents. An advance of 100 per cent. AMMUNITION. Tho price is controlled by a combination, and you havo to pay the price or go without. For powder, Tho same—but one prico, and that nearly double what it was of traveling gentry whose presence is a nuisance, and whose business Is generally injurious to all who deal with them. Market Quotations. Yesterday's Chicago markets us reported by tho Herald show wheat at 98lo; corn, 49}o; oats, 39i; flax, $1.48@ $1.48}, hay, $8.50@$10.50. In stock, hogs range according to weight, etc., from S2.60@$4.76. Tho best bogs $4.30 @$4.00. Eggs are 18c. Hogs und flax are both a little lower than lust week. Algona markets remain firm with oats raised to 82c; wheat, 85@88; flux, $1.30; corn, 860; barley, 35@35; hogs, $3.75@$3.80; eggs, I6c; loose buy 53.50. Immense quantities of gram and hogs are coming in from all quarters, wheat .,J especially coming to Flax came this week this from market. between two years ago. Wo will call ter ev 8UMSUR1-. our attention to these mat- nearly some- Auction. Tho undersigned,, having disposed of their farm, will sell ut public auction, ut their residence 0 miles southwest of Algona and S miles north of Bode, on Wednesday, Oct. 16,1890, tho following described property: Thirty-flvo milch cows, 10 fresh this full, six 2-year-old heifers, ten ^year-old steers, 10 yearling heifers, 8 yearling steers, 1 thoroughbred Holsteln bull, and 25 calves. These cuttle are all grude Holstolns, and we believe the boat lot of dulry stock ever offered at public auction In Kossuth county. One brood mare with foul, 1 heavy work horse, 1 three-quarter grade Clyde stallion 8 years old, 1 8-year-old mare, 2 2-year-old colts, 1 yearling colt, 1 sucking colt, 200 shouts from 25 to J50 Ibs., 1 thoroughbred Poland China boar, 0 young boars fit for service thin season, I Deertng binder, 1 Clipper mower now this season, 1 grinding mill and horse power, 1 12-foot seeder, corn planter, corn sheller, 2 cultivators, plows, drugs, 1 Acme harrow, pair boo sleds, wagon, bay rocks, uud other articles too numerous to mention- Terms: Sunw over $5, one yeare time on approved note at 8 per cent; sums under $6, cash. Bale, begins ivt 10 it. m., sharp. Free lunch at noon. BVTU5R BflQS. P. A. HAQCJAIJD, Auctioneer. t8 '», has a handsome farm, and grove, and orchard, and so long as fruit holds on as well as It has this year, he will have no trouble la getting picnickers, After Inspecting Col. Spencer's new 60x70 foot barn ut Sexton, wo ure pro- pared to roport that the " German" he proposed to have danced in it will be attended with difficulties. There will be no floor in tho institution, and it is doubtful whether a graceful glide would be possible on tho kind of ground they have over there. On the whole wo be- llevo it is a poor custom to open burns with dancing, E. P. Keith has a field of corn which answers the silly talk about frost hurting "the northern counties." He planted early and tho corn didn't come to suit him, So June 2, he planted over, going between the old rows, He got a good stand, and today has as fine a field of corn as there Is on his rood, It Isn't short sensons that catch the corn, tion. sent to other reliable county for. people In the It is poor seed and poor cultiva- The city council after opening all their outside bids for tho water bonds, found that they would not go at par at five per cent. Tho Kossuth County bunk then offered to take them at par which was two cents on the dollur better than the best bid. They were sold to the bank, Western money is pretty low ut five per cent., but It would never do to have our bonds discounted. Marriage licenses have been issued to W. A. Clarke and Dora Boyles, M. A. Sabln and Stella Thompson. Mr. Clarke is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Klhenan Clarke of Sherman, and his bride is an estimable young lady. Both Mr. Sabin and Miss Thompson are well known youn ol Whittemore. The Up- PEU DKS MOINES congratulates both couples. We were u little unfair to the old officials of tho fair association last week in reporting this the first fair to premiums In full and come out uh< That has happened before. But this year payment in full wiw guuranteeo, and tbo business success '• resulting means payment in full from this on. That is the way to run a fair, or uny thing else for that matter. A fine display of curious coins is mode in LjuAewlQrf'B restuurunt. Jt is the ty pf Guy Scott, wfco hfts col- them at odd times, und bu many ol value. The collecting of oplos iy devoted followers who d,eslg- i|r oalltag with tfee jipumUng Wo to t kaow ftS ft Tho second number of Miss Carey's Kossuth County Teacher Is out. Besides much general matter of value to teachers, it has some good local news and advice. Tho reading room has a fine sign to notify the public where It is, and Is now fitted in first class style. It Is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Barnet Devlne's opinion on cattle Is "export testlmony."and he says he believes cattle cannot go any lower. He looks to see better prices, Charlie Winkle goes around like on old man, all because he fell from a car Monday and nearly broke his back. Ho hud a lucky escape. Dr. Sayors says hogs were marketed at $1 In his home town in Ohio, ut the same time that they were bringing $4 here in Kossuth, Next Sunday evening the Baptist pastor will deliver another sermon in the.course to young people on " Uses of Inheritance. The contract for laying the foundation of the Episcopal ohuroh was let yesterday to Plumley. Work begins C. H. Blossom's now enclosed, and gives Friday. Tho frame of house is up and . promise of one of tho handsomest places in town, Bert Salisbury drove over to Spencer last week and brought buck u lot of horses Bradley & NicouUn huve traded for, Jvondonderry, tbo old time running hovse in Algonu, sold lust week In Win- nobago for $JO. Ho is about 20 years old. Several carloads of rook at both do- pots aro the first Indications that the water works contractors are on hand, Butler Bros.'sale of Holstolns, etc,, comes next Wednesday at their farm nine miles southwest of town. Peter Wulker sold ft lot of old outs in town last Thursday at 86 cents a bushel, fie sold to private parties. Tlio ooropttcfttivo school report for 1889 und 1890 shows that the schools »t uny rate we on the gain, John Peat-son, an old aohoolmfttq ol E. P. pirohor, is in towp. Ho in a veterinary dentist. Tho Btiwdplpp men are here tbj,s morning getting men and ready to begin work. ~~™ At rs so you will understand why; on ery invoice you pet, you will find thing higher than it was before. Tho tendency of tho times seems to bo consolidation, thus enabling largo corporations to produce tho goods cheaper and sell them nt a higher price. Wo fail to find however, in all the consolidation of various lines of goods, a single instance, notwithstanding tho advance they put on goods, whoro they hove advanced tho pay of labor a cent. If the consumer who purchases last does not pay this increased cost wo do not know who docs. If ho reaps any personal benoflt from it, wo would like to know whoro it comes in. This is not a political dooument,but a fair statement of the condition of certain linos of business, as wo daily come in contact with them. FOSTEII, STEVENS & Co., Hardware Merchants, Grand Rapids. Mr. Robinson in speaking of this and kindred matters said that be wrote to Senator Allison explaining tho Injustice of Increased rates on hardware. In reply Mr. Allison said his lottor had been filed with the committee, Mr. Hobin- son says tho Increased cost of cutlery will bo about 20 per cent. BINDING TWINE. Although Senator Davis proved bo- yond question that all the American binding twine factories nre in a trust, and that $4,000,000, is annually taken moro than tho twine should bring, a tariff of seven-tenths of u cent a pound was put on twine, This is small, but there aro 50,000 tons of twine used each year. On this amount the tariff gives over $7,000 to tho trust. Senators Allison and Wilson both voted against this steal in the senate. Bnt tho conference committee put it back, and it passed. THE TIN TARIFF. An ordinary milk can used by ull our farmers weighs throe und one-hnlf pounds. Tho tariff Is now two und two- tenths cents a pound or eight and ono- hulf cents u cun. The tin dealers huvo not waited for tho tariff to pass but put It up In expectation, and canned goods have boon costing our grocers moro already. A firm of deulers In canned corn at Austin, Minn., charged, lust week 18 cents u dozen more for their goods because of the extra cost of cans. The tux Oil tin reaches one of the important urtioles in use, and while not heavy on ouch pleco it mukes a burdensome tux in tho aggregate. Thoro Is no tin manufactured In this country but some Pittsburg milllonares aro willing to put u llttlo money Into It if tho people will glvo them u sure profit of our two cunts u pound boforo they begin. SHOVEJ.S. r Senator Plumb, tho republican mem' bor from Kansas, said in his senate speech: " I understand that the American shovel, of which wo are ull so proud tho Ames shovel, can bo bought on tho .other side of tbo Rio Grunde, in [Mexico,] from 60 cents to 76 cents cheaper than they cuu be bought for on the north side. I huvo beon told so by men whom I consider entirely reputable. The manufacturer Insists he will not take any chances, and so the Carnegies and Joneses of Pittsburg, and tho Dolans and Dpbsons of Philadelphia huyo prospered and grown rich beyond tho the dreams of avarice ut tho expense of tho people of tho United States, while they ure not filling the market which. we expected they would fill and Uu4 u right to expect they would fill whea we gave them the duties which the pro- gent law imposes, to be increased by the bill before us, upon this articles >yh(oh tJjov produce," Tlvo following' aesnatoj) frpjn New York states the effect of the now lav on common tu'tioles for sale ja our stores. Whether it to ppjwt pr »ot can easily be voriiled by inquiry; Ad/vices from loading cities throughout the country are almost unanimous In tho wholesale au4 I'^tall ' " ' el ,1, 000,. Llvermore nnd Bode, nnd over 1,000 bushels of wheut wns bought to bo brought from the northwest part of tho county.- Algona Is paying from five cents up more for wheat thnn the Chicago mnrkot warrants. Boy Killed Near Wesley. A young boy about 15 years of age died suddenly last week at Andrew Cosgrove's place north of Wesley. His name was Joseph Brennan, and bis parents live north of Emmotsburg. The cause of his death is unknown, but tho probable cause was acute alcoholism. He went out in tho evening, returning late. In the night ho complained of being sick, and got up. About 4 o'clock ho lay down across the foot of tho bed, but soon rolled off and was picked up dead. His companions say there was no evidence that ho had been drunk. But all the indications were that liquor wus tho cause of his early death. Ward IPor Cleric. This week the recorder's office gets a rest, nnd tho clork,s office Is In the ring. Walter E. Ward announces himself for tho place, subject to tho action of the county convention. Mr. Ward has lived in the county all his life nnd is well known, und hns many friends who will be pleased if ho gets the nomination. Now is the Time! Everyone at this season of the year is interested in the question of how best to warm and beautify their homes ; what stove will heat the most surface with the least amount of fuel? etc., etc. I wish to say that in making my selection of stoves this fall I gave this question CAREFUL ATTENTION and am sure I selected as good in every respect as there are in the market. Please call and see the new styles and get prices. I also have a large quantity of second-hand stoves, which I will sell VERY CHEAP—from three dollars up. I have a full line of wood and iron pumps, husking pins of all descriptions, guns, ammunition, etc.,'etc. These goods are sold, remember, at J. W. ROBINSON'S. "Ht We can now malte I,oans on Improved from, one to ten years time, and give tUeJiorrawer' the privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof in even S100 at any date when inter- estfally due. This islowamoney and no seeon*' _ _ — _ - — mortgage or coupons taken. ' ThlB plun of making a loan will nable Ins Sorrower to reduce bto mortgnesi atL tt °/'l m ° J™.".?™ theLluterest on ihe amount paid. Money furnished at once on perfect title. Cull on or addKWXr- * HOXIE &. REAVER, Algona, Iowa. Tho The Opening Gun. stato control committee nounces that Hon. W. M. McFurland will speak ut Lu Verne on Friday, Oct, 31. This is tho first speech announced for tho county, nnd LuVerno carries off the honors. . OOBH IS KINQ. Ono of Our Boat Farmers Says It Pays Bettor tlmn Any Other Crop. Tho success which Jerre Grovor has had in Portland township as a farmer gives some weight to his opinion on farm matters, and when he says that, all In all, corn Is tho most profitable crop raised on our land, it will I'equire evidence to disprove it, "I have farmed twenty-five years in one place," ho remarked yesterday, "and havo watched ull kinds of crops and yields, und I be- liovo that moro money has beon made to the acre in this county on corn than on anything else." " Is there anything in this talk about our season being too short for corn?" wus asked. "Nothing whatever," ho replied. "If corn is put in early und well tended, the crop IB us sure us any, The trouble Is, too many farmers don't farm to get corn. I saw a man ploughing not long ago and uskod what he wus going to put in; ho said 'corn,' and yet he wns only turning tho soil about two inches; with such ploughing the wp,eds bout the corn out of till) ground, and boat it ull through. Corn is u tender thing to raise, and needs nursing," Speaking of tho new process of " listing, "or putting corn in without first ploughing, he remarked that he hud ordered a lister, but it cnme too late for use this season. But he says ho is convinced that that is the way to plant corn to get the most for tho leust work. Wo commend his testimony on corn to those agricultural-political writers who tulk about frost catching the corn in the "northern counties." Also to ull farmers who huve got past the flux period und are settling down to the steady raising of yearly crops. To THE LADIES: Wo have secured the assistance of «. first-class trimmer, who Has Imd several years' experience in trimming pattern huts In the wholesale house, lixuiuluo our goodc, Hoove & Co, '4-JiWe Notice. This is to give notice to all concerned that I have gjvou my son, C. A. Ivfau- Broith, his time, aim that hereafter I will ceifhor plaim any of his earnings Ijor pay tiny 4ebf;s contracted by him. ' ergey sweet potatoes go uei* ' Having sold my home'tom J W>w ofr ley m_y e^itU'O her^ o| fhort-JtW-n puttie at private gale, in Ms to sup p«; ers^OjBt^mQBtUfeewd top* AMONG THE OHUBOHEB. The Coining Baptist GatHerlng-A Union Mission Meeting—Prof. Dodgo with, the CongrceatlonallBtB —Delegates to Minneapolis. . The new Baptist association will convene in this city next Tuesday evening at 7.80 o'clock. At that time the Introductory sermon "will be delivered by the popular pastor of the Baptist church at Humboldt, Rev. S. Schutz. No set order of services is fixed beyond the first evening, but later there will Be discussions on "Young Peoples Societies," and on "Giving," led by Rev. O. M. Thrasher of Whittemore, and Rov. C. M. Wilcox of Ronwiok. A doctrinal sermon will be delivered by Rov. A. L. Cummins of Bancroft. A Sunduy school session will bo provided for, in which Rov. P. N. Eldridge of Vinton will lead. Thero will bo preaching or some popular service eucli evening. The program will be announced from time to time, The people of Algona and vicinity are cordially invited to all the sessions of the association. Tho many friends of Rov. Robert Carroll will bo glad to hear him again. Coolco on Missions, * A very able address was delivered at the Methodist church Sunday evening by Miss Clark, lately a professor in Cornell college, on the general subject of missions. After, speaking of the work in general sho discussed tbo YfiV* ious Ignorant und vicious demerits in our country, and tho dangers which their presence threatens. In her re- murks on tho Chinese, negroes, cer- tian classes of foreign immigrants, the slnms of tho cities, the Mormons, etc., she showed a thoughtful study of her subject und a keon discrimination in estimating the danger, Owing to the ruin a small audience wus present, but those onjoyod her nddress. < Vrof. Dodge's Morning Sermon. Owing to tho ubse'nce of Rev. Davidson, Prof. Dodge occupied the Congregational pulpit Sunduy morning and preached un able and convincing sermon. His subject was tho meaning and in- iluence of the afflictions of life, and he illustrated it by the example of Job as given in tho Old Testament, A audience wus present. Delegates to Minneapolis, Rev. Davidson went to Mason City Saturday nnd preuohed Sunday, there he went to Minneapolis, where he Is attending the meeting of tho " American Bourd." Mrs. Lewis H. Smith, Mrs. 0. D. Pettibone, Mrs. J. B. Stacy nud others will ulsp attend the meeting this week. This is the most important gathering of the Congregfttfonal body, Aiiuouuocmcwti?. Prof, Dodge will preach, a,t tUe Con,' gregatipnal ohuroh Sunday Subject, "What is Tr«tU¥''Jp tfie evening h.e will discuss 't Forces.' * The Mission land ol B«sy workers will give a harvest houje dime soolttj St the Baptist church, tSHWpw """"" day, evening. ___„. ALGONA, IOWA. Capital, - - - - *00,000 Incorporated under general laws ol Iowa, Dei meant: exchange bought and made promp t!; and a Passage _ _ meral banking business'I transacted." Passage ticket* to or from the 010,-countries sold at lowest rates. W. H. INGHAM, President, J, B. OONES, Vice President, LEWIS H. SMITH, Cusuler,, Dlrectors-W. H. Inghnm, Jno. G. Smith, i.'t „ Jones, T. Chrlschtlles, Lewis U. Smith, J. W.| Wudsworth, Barnet Devlne. First national Bai SPECIAL attention given |Q o{^ s,ults ftt Taylpr's,. 3* OF ALGONA, IOWA.,; Capital, - - '<(? Special Attention Paid lo v Cqllocljo' BIBKOTOBS, " Ambrose A, Call, O, H. Hutohlna, J, ford, Philip Dorweller, Wm, K, |$fgi G. Call, C, B. Hutohlns, OJPKKXEBS, - , iuBiiosuA. CALL, D, H, HOTS President. VJr J. C. BLAOKPOHD, Cashlf Money always on band to loan 0 rates to parties wuo can furnish first B. M. BlchmoaS, 1'rea. H, A. B. Klohmoiifl Transacts a general (Mink lions a specialty, .Wpnw tn at the United Suites tuft ' Tickets to and from the ok 1 es paid for botti residents! struct qt title furnished 01 for. R, M, Rl loan ant? fnwrsnf 80,000 acres of prajr foe sale or rent. VII' Now is the time to ec three prospective r£l iiavanw ttie price of < average .botuefeplf. QQMIVr Bancroft, class house, , tentw ¥lv«n I" kf'V.L

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