The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1890 · Page 5
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THE UPPER DES MOBTE8: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBEE 5, 1890. Go to the Cash Store -TO BUY- Note our prices on a few items : All kinds of 5c Yeast for 03 Soda per pkg 05 Axle Grease per box 06 Lewis Lye per box 10 Gloss Starch per pound.......05 Clothes Pins per doz oi Remember We are Agents for Rock Salt, we can fit you with a pair of Shoes or Boots, we will sell them cheap. Come and see us. TOWNSE1STD & LANG-DON. TO LOAI on Farm Property. At lowest rates and optional payments. Interest payable at our office. If you want a loan, call on us. We can save you money. JONES & SMITH. M. Z. Grove. John Grove. Livery, Feed and Sale Stable, West of Thorlngton House. M. Z. GROVE, Manager. IN AND ABOUT THE CITY. Bancroft is graveling the business streets. Four of E. Tellier's family are down with, typhoid fever. "Rev. Bowen rejoiced in a little daughter, who came Monday. Eleven cars of hay were loaded at Hobart, Algona and Sexton, Monday. J. B. Jones is around on crutches, and shows the effects of his rheumatism. Fred Stockwell has returned to Chicago to work in the machine business again. Communion service will be held in the Congregational church Sunday morning. The new Episcopal chapel is enclosed. It will be as handsome a little church as there is in Iowa. One of our merchants did $460 worth of • business a week ago Saturday, and §300 the Mpnday previous. T. C. Walton, Wesley's hotel man, was over Monday with a sick horse for Dr. Sayers to inspect. Next Sunday evening the Baptist pastor will preach to the young people on " Education and Law." The Methodist church at Bancroft decided to let women take part in conferences by a vote of 14 to 3. Sunday evening at the Congregational church, pastor will preach a special sermon to young men. Public invited. The hogs and horses, all high bred, will be sold at J. B. Jones' tomorrow before dinner. The. cattle after dinner. The Algona District conference will be held at Humboldt beginning next week Tuesday. Our pastors will attend, It is understood that the successful candidates will meet their friends at the normal entertainment tomorrow evening. The normal school entertainment comes tomorrow evening at the court housjfjuj Let everyone t\U'n out and have byable time. I Jennie Allbright died of con- Ion last Thursday morning; She ~) tf years of age, but had been a suf> or some time. Larrabee was expected to visit [|rth end of the cttunty and see his 'lie past weojii out no report comes |havirig arrived. JDpdge preached two able ser- iunday in Rev. Davidson's place, jitter made a visit to Iowa Falls, • the pulpit there. has been received from T. that Mr. Taylor arrived all Also that the real estate busi- i lively with him. fter & Wolcott have about finished Qg their business. Mr. Wolcott ot decided what he will do t but aot waafe-*Q leaye Algonai """* i now in demand ad a *Jc •, J " /iter. His letter on the igs was demanded for cir* .pd 500 copies were struck off, . /ones' big sale comes tomorrow i farm. Next Monday Wm. Kuhn's omes at his f arm. Next Tuesday i the sale at Mi's, Warner's farm. Ilk about trade, we saw one of the pkovski boys from riorthern Winne- county here Monday to buy fur joats. He liked Algona, and got i he wanted. jrtt. Holzbauer held the lucky num- iwhich drew Frank Bros.' cart. He Credit in the court bouse cellar f now wants to go into a raffle for a i and harness. iile everybody else is done voting | this season, the Methodists will i next Saturday on the question "[lowing women ip attend confer- !»s4elegates- -polls will be open at the church from 3 o'clock until 7 p. m., and all members will be entitled to ballot. The Rev. Mr. McDonald of Emmetsburg will officiate at St. Thomas' mission on Sunday next. Tnere will be a celebration of the holy communion after the morning service. Some complaint has been made about the market prices given by our contemporaries. The highest figures quoted by the UPPER DBS MOINKS are actually paid each week as given. J. F. Nicoulin has begun a reform that will spread. He has put in an oak plank sidewalk. Oak costs no more than pine, and the difference in our city crossings shows how they wear. Now that potatoes are getting to be so big a crop with us, it will pay to look over the item this week on selecting seed. If big seed corn gets its like, why will not big seed potatoes do the same? Geo. C. Call received a letter from A. F. last week in which he wrote of the campaign. Both he and A. L. Hudson have been on the stump for Geo. D. Perkins, and the contest was considered very close. The school board at its last meeting agreed to purchase the latest edition of the Encyclopedia Brittanica for the use of the schools. This is the most valuable reference book in existence, and is now very cheap. Charlie Stewart, who is reported to have been indicted by the grand jury for selling beer, has sold his restaurant and is not likely to again make Algona his home. The grand jury did some good if this is true. The reading room has lately added some 20 new volumes to its library, all of them, new and entertaining books. They have all the leading periodicals, and a pleasant room, and a number of weekly visitors is increasing. Word comes from California that Miss Nannie Waldo, so well known to the Algona young people, died recently of heart disease. The information was received by Morris Chapin, from M.rs, Qhas, Wal.do ot Minneapolis, FriihU Jeiiltliisoii has another proof that fdl'miiig pays. He got 100 bushels bt i'Utabagas on an acre of ground and Sold them last week for 50 cents a bushel. All they cost was 25 cents for seed, and pulling them out of the ground, Mrs. A. M. Horton has been fortunate at last in getting the pension to which she is entitled as a soldier's widow. Her allowance is §12 a month and §2 each for her two sons. Her friends will bo pleased to know of her good fortune. It is expected that Mrs, Carrie Lane Chapman, a lady who has been doing such effective work for prohibition in Nebraska, will speak to the ladies of Algona on Monday afternoon, Nov. 10. Further notice of the lecture will be given. Hollow'een was observed in usual fashion Friday evening, and sidewalks, out houses, gates, etc., suffered. The only part of the entertainment which Was missed was having the celebraters contribute to the city treasury. No one was caught. Prof. Dodge has received a very fine set of Johnson's Universal encyclopedia for the normal school library-. The professors and students are enthusiastic in their efforts to place first class books at their command. Let the public encourage theni. The monthly report of the city schools has been crowded out again this week, ft shows by comparison with last year a big gain in all respects, and speaks ^vell 'for the management. We regre'tthat our space is limited, so as to not give it in full. Garter's advertisement in this issue caftp attention to the big stock of clothe •itehe te pvt'tting tn.for n slaugBte* ,.,e. w goods are all aew and conw Ho ou*^tooer on a land deal, and will go cheap, llefnetnber the old post office r06M, and Bee his stock. Wm, Colby was in Monday to get cop ies of the McKinley bill for circulation and in conversation got to talking of the Clayton-Breckenridge contest m Ar kansas. He said he knew the Claytons Well, being once state superintenden'' of schools in that state, and he felt t deep interest in the outcome. We acknowledge the receipt of wed ding cards which announce the mar ritigoof Jas. I. Sawvel and Mary E Brown, Miss Brown lived at Larch land, 111,, and the new couple are now at home at Big Clifty, Ky. Mr, Sawve is the well-known son of our Algona citizen, and we wish him nil happiness and success. Market prices are a little lower Last week oats brought 42 cents, bu 1 now they stand, 37@40c; wheat 80@85c barley, 40@44c; corn, 30@40c; flax $1.23; hogs, $8.60@3.GO. Hay brings $3.50 steadily, ana other produce is quiet. Immense quantities of every thing are coming to market, and out elevators are rushed. Col. Spencer must have an eye out for Sexton. Hobart is in the ring, am with quite a boom, Ball & Bronson have a big hay barn up, Escar Bailey hus a big hay barn, and it is reportec that Frank Potter will soon preside over a hay barn and grain warehouse. We are bound to be impartial and it is how Hobart and Sexton for it with a free field. H. K. Hess is in town supervising the repairs on the Thorington. Ho reports that his storage battery is a success and within three months street cars will run in Dos Moines with it. It has immensely increased power over any other battery and is not expensive or unhandy. With it cars will bo run without the overhead wire, and without any connection under ground. The advertisement of R. J. Hunt's big farm for rent means that after 26 years' hard work both he and Mrs. Hunt want a little rest. Mrs. Hunt has been sick for several weeks past, and if they can rent the farm they will snend a year in taking life easier. They will not leave the county, but ho will spend his time in repairing and cleaning up his ground. The first entertainment of the normal school will be given tomorrow evening. It is entitled the "Festival of the Seasons," and will furnish amusement to all. Mus_ic and other exercises will be given with more substantial 'eatures, all at moderate cost. The exercises will be at the court house, and everyone should go. Give the normal students the encouragement of a big attendance. We have received a great many com- jlaints the past week from subscribers who did not get papers. We are as careful as possible in writing the lists, and must request the postmasters to be equally so in distributing. Papers which we remember to have mailed are •eported missing. If any subscriber 'ails to get the paper regularlv, he should notify us, and also send in for copies at once. While not the most entertaining oiece of news, the tax list will, we feel sure, be perused with interest. Treasurer Lantry follows the custom of his jredecessors in giving the publication ;o two papers, thus allowing everyone n the county an opportunity to see if liis name is included. The list is larger ;han it ought to be for such a year as ;his. Neglect is responsible for most oi it, as can be seen by looking it over. Hon. B. I. Sallinger was greeted by a arge audience Friday evening and en- iertained them with a witty and sensible discussion of the issues. As the cam- mign is now over there is no occasion ;o d_well on his remarks farther than to jraiso the frankness with which he landled the tariff. No fairer discussion of that was ever made in Algona. \lr. Sallinger is an orator, and a young man who will come to the front in Iowa. Paul's lumber yard comes to the i-ont this week with an attractive ad- rertisement. It calls attention to one of the best stocks ever put in Algona, and the sales being made speak for jrices. Among these are the lumber or the Episcopalian chapel. During ihe past week they sold the lumber for '. B. Whitney's new 22x40 foot store at 3urt, and for the new 20x26 foot house I. L. Thompson is building east of town. They defy competition in prices. Another change is to be reported in he Thorington management. Mr. Dunn retires and Mr. W. S. Davenport f DCS Moines takes his place. Mr. )avenpqrt is an old hotel man, and oines with the intention of running-the louse in first class style. It will be ewly papered and painted, and bil- ,ard and pool tables will be put in the sample room, It is not decided where Mr. Dunn will go, but he will take another hotel. Ho hafl made many friends in Algona, who will 1'egl'et that he is to leave. S. W. Bartlett has a sister in Germany studying music. In a late letter she said that beef was a rather scarce article on the table and also pork, on account of the high prices in German markets. J. B. Jones on the other hand told us yesterday that beef heifers in southern Minnesota were selling at a cent a pound. Between these two 'conditions there is a woeful amount of stupidity, dishonesty, and downright stealing 1 . There are none so blind as those who won't see, The story is told on a prominent farmer that he promised his boy last spring that he could have all the flax he could got on the land he would break by staying away from the circus or some show at the time. The boy broke some two acres, and his flax proceeds were nearly $30, but 'the old gentleman thought that Was loo good and was only Willing to give $5. The result is that the boy is now for himself over near Sheldon, and his father wants to sell out, as he caa^ farm alone. Whatevet taay be said of California there is no/discount on its fruit. C. E. Hyde put 'this office under obligations by presenting us a box of pears, peaches, apricots, prunes, and raisins, all raised'on Dr. Forbush's place and dried of evaporated by himself. Finer fruit wfcave never seen. Mr. Hyde is making 'arrangements to furnish some of 'this dried fruit to our merchants, and .e people will then be able to get the ipst. He speaks highly of the doctor's fruit farm, and is going into the evaporating extensively. All fruit there is dried in the sun, which is what they call evaporating. GREAT SLAUGHTER -03?- We have just opened, in the old postofflce room, a large stock of Clothing and [NTS':-: Taken in a real estate deal from one of the largest manufactures in the west. We own the Clothing* cheaper than any other firm in Iowa, and it must be sold in the next sixty days REGARDLESS OF COST! The goods are all new; have been manufactured in the last thirty days. Remember, we recognize no competition in this sale. The stock must be sold for what it will bring. Don't forget the place, the old postoffice room in the G-albraith block, Algona. Cloths and Trimmings, J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths and trimmings always on band, as cheap as can be bought anywhere, All work done promptly and Satisfaction Guaranteed. Call street, Algona, Iowa. LOUIS LESSINC, Manufacturer and dealer In all kinds of FURNITURE, Picture Frames, Looking Glasses, Chromes, and all kinds Beady- made Coffins. Hearse for public use. Headouar- ers for the best Sewing Machines and Organs, AUCTIONEER. D. A. HACCARD, Will cry city aiid farm property, make collections cto. All.business of a private nature will be strictly confidential. Office with K. M. Taylor, over Annls Bros. The New Meat Market, LOWE & LAMBEESON, Proprietors of the new market on Thorington treet, keep everything In fresh and salt meat. Fresh fish every Friday. Come and see us. ^S* HSS> V « ~ It has permanently cu red THOUSANDS of cases pronounced by dootovu hopeless. If you have premonitory Bvuip- toms. such as Cough, Difficulty of Breathing, Ac., don't delay, but use !>ISO'S CURB row immediately. 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. We can now make Loans on Improved Lands from one to ten years time, and give the borrower the privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof in even 8100 at any date when Inter' est falls due. This is Iowa money and no second W • ^r * w »• • mortgage or coupons taken, This plan of making a loan will enable the borrower to reduce bin mortgage at any time and save thellnterest on vbe amount paid, Money furnished at once on perfect title- Cull ou wr address HQXIE & REAVER, Alg0n«, IOW8, MONEY • Jwant to say to the people who burn Coc& I that J am now in the irwrloet with a full supply of both Saj>& I at curre

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