The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 21, 1891 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 21, 1891
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trpPEtt DBS MOINESl AL0ONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21 HOUSE SALL, ALGONA, TUfiSDAV feVENINO, .TAN. 27. Mfs. Mollie Scott Remsbufg —AND— Miss Jennie Scott, 5?tJ£8DAY fcVflttffCr, JAfftfARY 27, For the benefit of the Episcopal Church. PROGRAMME. Mai-che tiongroisc do Concert H. Kowalsltl First piano, MM. Mollla Scott Remsbufg. , Second piano, Miss Jonnlc Scott. Led Deux Alottettes Th. Leschetizky Sonata No. 1, Optis 2 .Beethoven Mrs. Mollie Scott Remsbnrg. Rondo fcllHanto...., Weber MlSB Jennie Scott. DUfltt Edith Bower niul Freddie Clarice. (Jachouchn Caprice Rait Rondo oaprlcctoso Mendelsohn Miss Jennie Scott. Quartette Mrs. Uowyer, Mrs. Spencer, Miss Hunt, Mius Sotchell. Etude No. 7 Chopin Beveiedu Lion Deltoneski Earl King. ... Llzst Miss Mollie Scott Homslmrg. FAntaiale sur Onillaumo Toll Roslnl First piano, Mrs. Molllo Scott Remsburg, Second piano, Miss Jennie Scott. A FEW PRESS COMMENTS. The concert at Heading college last Wednesday evening by Mollie Scott was a grand success. To those who failed to attend we have to say, you missed a treat offered oncn In a lifetime. Her piano execution has never been equaled by any performer who has over visited Aolngdon.—AblnKdon Enterprise. The inimical entertainment given by Miss Mollie Bcott last Wednesday evening was one of the finest exhibitions of musical talent over given in this city. Miss Scott gave recitals from Liszt, Beethoven, and Joseny. Her recitation in every case was very lino. Miss Scott is a born pianist; she possesses a natural gift Which has boon brought to a very high degree of perfection. All wore much pleased with thn entertainment, and efforts iiro bolug made to secure its repetition.—Webster City Argus. An Interesting entertainment was given by Miss Mollie Scott in her parlor concert last Saturday evening. In which sliu rendered with an artist's skill selections from the most classical composers, as Beethoven, Hummel, Liszt, Chopin, clemcntl, and Joseffy. Jlor execution is perfectly wonderful, and no one would believe unless they witnessed it that the keys of a piano could bo manipulated with such rapidity and power. We predict that she will soon become celebrated.—Mason City Ex. Reserved seats, 50c. General admission, 35c. Tickets now on sale at the postoftlco. thirds regulatf fees tot doctoring the pool-. They will probably, refuse to sign the contracts sent to 'thehi. Theo. Chrischilles received a telegram Monday announcing that he was ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. West—Pass.— Wo. 1 0:08 a m No. a 10:20 a m No. 3. v . 4:37pmNo.4 ; ........ OjMOpm Freight- No. 0 7:15 a m No. 13 11:45 a m 'No. 5; .. 8:17 pm; East—Pass.— •Freight- No. 8 ll:r.5pm No. 14 S:30pm No. 10 ia:lJjum CHICAGO & NOllTIIWESTEKN. North- South- Elmore puss.. 4:OB p in Klmoro pass 12:20 p m 8t.'Paul frt.. .0:55 a m DenMoinos ft 7:.'15 p m IN AND ABOUT THE OITY. The Grange store wants eggs. •Supper at the Congregational church •parlors tomorrow evening. 'The McMillan Opera company played •"The Doctor" to a good house last night. If the Crosco farmers build a creamery they will locate it at Hobart station west of town. Whittemore will now bavo two creameries. Tho farmers are already begin- 'iiing tho'second. Frank Parish has a card this week announcing his hardware and tin shop. Give him a visit. ^ Kossuth county ought' to give tho stale- fair a big, attendance this year. She has her share of tho officers. A. G. Spicor of Irvington bought lumber at the Paul lumber yards last week for a new house on his farm. Peter Walker returned Saturday from his trip to Chicago with GO head of hogs. He got the top of the market. S. W, McKco has the contract to put In the Fonton creamery. His work is meeting- with commendation from all aides, The Livormoro Gazette announces that Clessen Clark's lately born daughter is dead and that her twin brother is _not expected to live. A little daughter arrived at tho homo -Xtf Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Willey Inst Thursday. M. B. Chapin now joins the ;• t ranks of grandfathers. ,' The Upper DOS Molnos editorial association meets at Euimetsburg Friday. J. W. Hinohon and Harvey Ingham are on tho programme. Jas. Taylor's big advertisement in this issue calls attention to itself. Ho is selling his big stock at cheap prices, and now is the time for bargains. Call when in town. The "passenger"trainson tho North- yVestern now go south at 12:20 and <~' go north at 4:05 o'clock. Ten minutes slower each way between hero und Eagle Grove. The Wesley band boys will observe V7ashington's birthday with a musquer- !• do in Grove's hall on Friday night, Feb. 20. It is to bo with mother Hubbard costumes. Our LuVerne correspondent notes the death of B. W. Hunna's little boy at Waterloo. Mauy friends in the county will extend sympathy to the family in their affliction. H, G. Smead, well known to church goers in Algona, will conduct a series of evangelistic meetings in the congregational church beginning some time the first of march. A caller Monday said that nine families have settled around him in ; Lotts ' Creek the past year, all from Illinois. The same story might be told of almost any part of the county. Marriage licenses have boon issued to I Herman Hinz and Barbara Hausolrnan, Andrew Garman and Lena Kraus, August Mogler and Mary Bauwurt, John Lenertz and Anna Redding. ; e doctors are consulting over the resolution allowing thorn two again a grandfather. A third son has been added to W. S. Dorland's household, and is in tho best of health as is also Mrs. Borland. The best dance of the season comes Friday night next at the Court House. Brickey's Italian band, refreshments, etc. Everybody invited, A large attendance is expected from various parts of tho county. The beautiful winter continues, and overcoats are wholly discarded. Along southern France ships are tied up with Ice, and all southern Europe is in a state of actual suffering. There is no accounting for weather. Thirty members have joined Rev. Davidson's class for the study of United States history. They will use Aloxan* der Johnstono's little book, conceded to bo the best short sketch over written. They meet alternato Tuesday evenings. R. M. Gardner arrived with his hogs at Chicago on the day 55,000 were brought in, and still sold well up, getting about what he figured tit. Ho had a flno lot and came home with a protty good sized sum of inonoy for next year's operations. The Home Journal will be found in tho reading room for 1891 Mrs. Beech- or will give in tho columns of tho Home Journal, her rominiscensos of Mr. Beechcr, under tho title "Mr. Beecher as I know him." Tho Scientific American will soon be placed in the reading room. The programme of the concert to be given by Mrs. Mollio Scott Romsberg is published elsewhere and promises a rare treat to music lovers. As Mollie Scott she is well known in Algona and many friends will be glad to hear her again. The concert comes Tuesday evening. Old Mends of Jason Dunton will be interested in learning of a piece of good luck. He had several thousand bushels of shilling corn two years ago, and got mad and said he would let it rot in tho crib before ho would take that price. Now ho is soiling his corn at $1.25 a bushel. Ho lives in Kansas. The Driving Park association has received word from Webster City, Humboldt, and Eagle Grove expressing willingness to join a trotting circuit. They are waiting on Mason City, which has not yet boon heard from. It is likely that a circuit will be formed and that wo shall have some big .races this season. Ch as. Davidson, captain of the military company at Hull and candidate for state commander of the Iowa grand army, is the Chas Davidson who built tho Earloy house now owned by Mrs. Hamilton, and who for several years was an Alg-ona land jigeiit. Ho has done well at Hull and is one of tho loading business men of that thriving city. At tho meeting held in the reading room on Friday lust Mrs. Vincent gave an excellent paper on "Woman in the Homo." Her thought was that no matter how large tho sphere of woman's activities may become, her chief work will always bo in the homo and here will center her best influence. The paper was well worthy a larger audience. The story about C. D. Ward's sowing wheat Now Year's day is the product of the Courier's imagination. Mr. Ward says ho don't sow wheat on a raw day liko Now Year's. What he did do was pulverize some land the 31st day of December and the balmy air moistened the top of the ground just enough so he did a good job. That is a good enough record without stretching it any. Tho State Register, in an editorial on state fair management, said yesterday: " Already some changes for the better have been made. For instance, Grandpa Webb, a republican of Polk county who has for years been running tho snide side-show department of tho fair, much to the disgust of decent people, has been succeeded by Mr. Sessions of Algona, a young man full of life aud good common sense." Wadsworth Bros, thought they had the only " Hobart Stock Farm" in tho world. But now it, seems that one of the biggest breeding farms in California istho"Hoburt Stock Farm" of San Mateo county. Under the circumstances there is only one thing to do and that is to put the Kossuth county farm flrst. That will happen too in time, when this becomes the great horse state of tho union. Judge Ladd of Sheldon hao decided tho big case Goo. E. Clarke was attorney in, where the farmers' alliance wanted coal-shed room at Hartley, by sustaining a demurrer filed by Mr, Clarke. It is not reported on what point the decision turns, but is reported that tho commissioners will stand by the petition and go to the snpreme court. The case involves the authority of the commission to compel the railway to louse room on its tracks. Our readers will remember an item them off. Word comes from Mason City that Pinkerton detectives have been at work and hate a clow to the perpetrators. Several arrests are looked for, and it is expected that a stop will be put to these attempts to damage the company's property. Col. Boutin has notified our military company that they must put lockers in their armory, and he again intimates that, with the number of applications for companies he has, he feels unwilling to leave companies where the citizens are unwilling to assist. When it is considered that this company affords recreation, healthy exercise, and a state acquaintance, this alone ought to make it worthy of generous encouragement. Algona should certainly do something towards providing an armory' for the company. The lowering of wages along the Milwaukee line has led to a strike of em- ployes. Agent Hedrick was not affected, and our Algona telegraph men while remonstrating, have not joined the strike. At Emmetsburg the operator went out and it is said that the man who took his place was roughly handled the other night. It is further reported that Emmetaburg business men have organized and will refuse to ship, over tho road until the wages are put back where they were. The strike is not general along this branch of tho road. An engine was ditched on the Northwestern Monday night at Irvington by a runaway team. Jas. Parker had one of Edward's best livery rigs out for a party, and in some way it broke loose from the hitching post and wandered onto the track as a wild freight came up^rom the south. The team turned and ran along the track until it foil in a culvert and then the engine cut the horses, wagon and all into mince meat. The front trucks of the engine were thrown off but otherwise the train was not derailed, and the engine was soon put back on the track. The first test of the waterworks was made Saturday, the standpipe having been filled from the well. The hose was attached to each hydrant in turn, and the fact demonstrated that danger from fire has been materially diminished b.v what has already been done. Two hose at Heiso's corner threw water over tho adjacent buildings sufficient to speedily drown any ordinary blaze. The mains seemed to be in good condition, but tho standpipe had a few bad leaks, and the water was let out till these were mended. Tho water has been pumped in again, and the town has a fire protection. The council Saturday night paid Harrison & Hawley all but $700 on their contract. The articles of incorporation of the Seneca creamery are published in this issue. The contract has been let to S. W. McKee who has put in the new creamery in Lotts Creek, and whose fine work is receiving general commendation. The advantage of letting the contract to an experienced and responsible creamery man is apparent and Mr. McKee has both in assisting the farmers in organizing, and also in putting in the latest and most approved machinery, proved a very valuable man to the co-operative creamery men of the county. The work will be done in Seneca at once, and a glance at the names of the directors will show that good men are in charge. SELL-Nd At AUCTION fHfc OSO A. Gtewdoiiie Scene—What Become* ot the Effect* Which Pftnpefi leave Behind Wh«n they take Their Own Live*. They Find Their Way to the Bowery. "Misery's auction sale" took place Thursday! It was held at G Duane street, and though that is not its official name it occurred to a reporter who heard it called so as a most appropriate one. The auction has an odd and grewsome origin. When a Jnan commits suicide by pistol or knife the coroner takes possession of the weapon. If the man has bo friends or relatives, and leaves no will, his clothes and any personal effects that ho may have go with it. After the unfortunate is laid beneath the sod of Potter's field, and all the legal formulas have been observed, the coroner hands all these things over to the public administrator. The large number of suicides in this big city, the mysterious deaths of unknown men and women and the deaths in the poor garrets serve to swell this official's interesting collection of estates and heirlooms to such a size that a special man is kept busy looking after them. Should any of these articles be valuable they are placed in the office safe or else sent to a safe deposit company. But the bulk of the stuff that falls into the administrator's hands is of little value, consisting mostly of cheap furniture, clothes, bedding, revolvers, knives and odds und ends, of which every man possesses his share. These things are sent to the storehouse at 5 Duane street, adjoining the Newsboys'^Lodging house, and there they accumulate until the pile grows too biff for tho place, when they are auctioned off to the highest bidder. THE AUCTION ROOM. When the reporter entered the place the sale, was in progress. The auc- tioneer'ti pulpit like stand was in the middle of the room, und that functionary, in a silk hat, was deeply engaged in overcoming the objections of a poorly dressed, stout Irish woman to buying a cheap watch that might have been silver or steel. The room was filled with a motley gathering of men and women. It was a poor looking crowd, although here and there a scintillating spark betrayed a diamond on the person of a Chatham street "curiosity" dealer. Many people who daily pass the curiosity shops on the Bowery have wondered where all the odds and ends displayed in the win- A DOLLAR SAVID IS A DOLLAR GAINED. Townsend & Lamrdon's 32 bars Good Laundry Soap $ •«> 30 Ibs Choice Butter Crackers......... 1.W 18 IDS Choice New Orleans Suffar 1.00 12 Ibs Choice Cal. Dried Grapes - 1.00 A good Lantern for only .8» We are agents for Rock Salt for stock. Sudden Deaths. Heart disease la by far the most frequent cause of sudden denth, which In three out of four cases Is unexpected. The symptoms are not generally understood. These are: A habit of lying on the right side, short breath, pain or distress In side, buck, or shoulder, irregular pulse, asthma, weak and hungry spells, wind In utomach, swelling of ankles or dropsy, oppression, dry cough and smothering. Dr. Miles' illustrated book on heart disease, free at F. W. Dlngley's, who sells and guarantees Dr. Miles' unequaled New Heart Cure, and his Restorative Nervine, which cures nervousness, headache, sleeplessness, effects of drinking, etc. It contains uo opiates, 3 * Startling Facts. The American people are rapidly becoming a race of nervous wrecks' and the following suggests the best remedy: Alphonzo Uemplllng of Butler, Pa., swears that when his son was speechless from St. Vltus dance Dr. Miles' great Restorative Nervine cured him. Mrs. J. R. Miller of Valparaiso, and J, I). Tuylor of Logansport, Ind., each gained twenty pounds from taking it. Mrs. H. A. (iunlner of Vistula, Ind,. was cured of 40 to 50 convulsions a day, and much headache, dizziness, backache, und nervous prostration by one bottle. Trial bottles, und flue book of marvelous cures, free at F, W. Dlngley's, who recommends and guarantees this unequuled remedy, 8 * CHOICE buckwheat flour on hand. J. Wilson.-84t8 J. two weeks ago ago about an attempt to wreck the morning Milwaukee passenger out near Charles City. A pile of ties were on the track but fortunately .the engineer put on steam and threw The Pulpit and the Stage. Rev. F. M. Slirout, pastor of United Brethren church, Blue Mound, Kan., says: "1 feel it my duty to tell what wonders Dr. King's New Discovery )ws done for me. My lungs were badly diseased and my parishioners thought I could live only a few weeks. I took live bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery and am sound and well, gaining 20 pounds In weight," Arthur Love, manager of Love's Funny Folks Combination, writes: " After u thorough trial and convincing evidence I am confident Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption beats 'em all, and cures when everything else fulls. The greatest kindness I can do my many thousand Is to urge them to try It." Free trial bottles at Dr. Sheetz' drug store. Regular sizes 50o und one dollar. 5 Specimen Cases. S. H. Clifford, New Uastle, wis., was troubled with neuralgia und rheumatism, his stomach was disordered, nls liver was affected to an alarming degree, appetite fell away, and he was terribly t& duced In flesh and strength. Three bottles of Electric Bitters cured him. Edward Shepherd O f Burrlsburg, III., hud a running sore on his leg or eight years' standing. Used three bottles of Electric Bitters and seven boxes of Buoklen's Arnica Salve, n minis leg IB sound and well. Jno. Speaker of Cutuwba, 0., had nve large fever sores on bis leg; itoolors said ne w«s incurable. One bottle of Elecuio Bitters and one box Buoklen's Arnica Salve cured him entirely. Sold In AlgonatttDr. Sheetz 1 drug store. 3 English Spavin Liniment Removes all hard, soft, or calloused lumps or blemishes from horses, blood spavin, curbs, splints, sweeney, ring bone, stifles, sprains, all swollen throats, etc. Save »50 by use of one bottle; warranted. The most wonderful blemish cure ever kuown. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. Itch cured in 30 miuutos by 'wolfotA's Sanitary Lotton. Sold by Dr. Sheet?. tw ** 1 ' WM * 1 dows come from. Had they attended this auction they would, have known. There were, perhaps a dozen of these dealers present, and they bought largely. Then there were many women, poorly dressed creatures, who stopped bidding when the article passed the dollar point. Where they came from, or what they wanted tho stuff for, nobody knew save themselves. The auctioneer got his 'money—he didn't care. The curiosity dealers shrugged their shoulders—it was none of their business. The stock offered was scattered about the room. It included knives, umbrellas, old clothes, bedsteads, rusty bayonets, billiard balls, carpenters' rules, peddlers' outfits, ehromos, revolvers, chairs, tables, Rtove pipes, etc., all mingled in rusty, dusty confusion. The sale proceeded after this manner, the auctioneer saying: "How much d'ye bid? Forty, forty, forty—forty-five? Fine silica umbrella. Maybe a duke owned it; maybe a duchess; maybe a bum stole it. Forty- five! Once, twice, down she goes. Mrs. Mulligan, that's the name, isn't it? Forty-five cents. Now we have lot No. 258—a saber. How much d'ye"—and so on. There was a story connected with every one of these articles, a romantic one undoubtedly in many cases, but no one there knew it or evinced the least desire to learn anything about it. CNROMANTIO BIDDERS. A suit of clothes was held up by the boy. "How much d'ye bid?" Those nearest the stand felt the cloth and examined the clothes carefully, then a bid was offered, and another, and so on until the hammer fell. Mrs. Mulligan must own a second hand clothing store, for she bought a great deal of clothing. "Lot No. 847—one coat and vest. How much d'ye bid?" came the monotonous formula of the auctioneer. "Lemme see, cheviot orwhat? What's it made of?" asked Mrs. Mulligan. She examined it closely for a moment with an eager face. Then she said in a disappointed way: "It's got a hole in it." Yes, sure enough, there was a small hole in the coat, right above the upper outside pocket. The auctioneer pressed his finger on the spot for a moment and then remarked in a matter of fact voice: "I guess that's where the bullet went through." The coat and vest were sold, and when some poor fellow buys them he will never know that a bullet once pierced his coat wi«S reached a man's heart. "Where's lot 880?" asked the auctioneer. The assistant handed up a package wrapped in a dirty piece of yellow paper. It was untied, and' with a, clattering noise a lot of revolvers and knives fell out on the table. Big revolvers, little revolvers, old fashioned ones, self cocking affairs, Colts, Smith & Wessons, bulldogs, American and European makes, daggers, bowje knives, stilettos, bright, rusty, all Mnds and in all conditions, and the eight was enough to send a chill through a man. The people who were gathered in that room, however, did not see anything suggestive in this, and offered their bids on each weapon as it was put up as though it were an every day occurrence with them* Then pawn tickets, for emjdl amounts generally, were sold *>? twenty-five and thirty cento apiece. When the last article had been sold the auctioneer said: "The sale ia ended, l*dies and gentlemen. Thank you for your cpurtesy. I In,"—JSTewyorJr 1 doz Clothes Pins for 01 1 pkg 5c Yeast for 03 1 pkg Soda (Strk'tly Pure) 05 1 pkg Dixon Stove Polish 05 1 box Axle Greune 06 1 box Lewis' Lye 10 We sell other goods in proportion to the above, see us. TOWNSEND & LANG-DON, Call and Farm Loans. I can now make loans on improved lands, fronrone 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 interest falls due. This is Iowa inoney, and no second mortgage or coupons taken. This plan of making a loan will enable the borrower to reduce'his mortgage at any time and save the interest on the amount paid. Money furnished at once on perfect title. Call on or address H. HOXIE, Algona, Iowa. II. Z. UKOVE. JOHN GKOVE, ZBI3OS. Livery, Feed,.and Boarding Stable. West of Thorlngton House. JI. Z. GROVE, Jlanngcr. M O PHI!P? WAGON AND PLOW WORK, tt miLf U, GENERAL REPAIRING. We want the people to know that we are prepared to put their plows In flrst class shape. Also do repairing of all kinds, horse shoeing, and all classes of blacksmithlng. Have a fllrst class wagon maker and painter, and we guarantee satisfaction In everything we turn out. WARNER'S OLD STAND, WEST OF COURT HOUSE, - ALGONA, IOWA. WHITTEftftORE CASH STORE. South Side of Broadway. Groceries, Crockery, etc. Always a full stock, selected- with a view to meeting the wants of the people of Whitiemore and vicinity. . Drop in; we luill do you good. HENRY MUNCH. Like Humpty , Uumpty on the wall, Tell your Grocer 4> you mutt have "SANTA CLAVB." . - ,, 'All itjQ soaps h WljeijSANTACLAUS SoAP conges fyeir way; S^IRBANK'S SOAP lias come to sfey HADE ONL.V BV RKFAIRBANK&CO, CHICAGO, A pamphlet of Information andab. struct of the lavs, showing How Obtain Patent!, Caveat". Marks, CopwlohtB, »«rf .turn* MUNN & C 301 Broadway. New York. TV/TONEY TO LOAN- 4-Y4, ON RAILROAD LANDS. Persons wanting to borrow money on railroad lands will do well to call »t the Kossuth County Bank and bring their contacts? The beat lor ciwt(«l work. DOU YOU WANT THE t Lepl Blnb? flna them at tho Upper Des Moines Office, WE KEEP ON HAND ' Chattel Mortgages, (Short Form, best In use,) Farm and Town Leases, Warranty Deeds, Trial Notices, Notes, etc, Blanks not order at short notice <» a w»^^^

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