The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 11, 1892 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 11, 1892
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jj« ,,...; •>, - THE t-PPt:il j)Eg MpIKJBSi ALGOfrA, IOWA, WEBNEBDAY, MAY 11, 1892. SEEH iff OinOAQO. National Editorial Association Got Started Mondfiy toir the Const— The World's Foil- «rounds and the Buildings that Arc Ooing tf^. CHICAGO, May 8.—The delegates and Officers of the National Editorial association are In Chicago ready to start tomorrow evening on their trip to San Francisco, where they meet May 23. Their first stop is at Colorado Springs, when Thursday they assist in the dedication of the Childs-Drexel home for worn-out printers, and from there they visit along to San Diego, and then up the coast to the place of meeting. The attendance is very large, and three trains will bo needed, two from Chicago and one from St. Louis. As till these dine at the same towns and as they all have toatop for meals, the main item of interest at present is concerning the division of the train wo will be in. Breakfast, dinner, supper, are printed in Roman letters in the handsome itinerary gotten out by the Sante Fo railroad, but whether in the actual handling of the excursion they will be given the prominence they deserve and receive in the programme is a, matter for profound and serious speculation. We ha viva suspicion that the first car in the In-fit (rain is safer than the last car in UK, last train. Thn Auditorium hotel is the mooting place, and this morning Senator and Mrs. Parrott and J. W. Doxaeo were hero from Iowa. They are the only ones thus far, but Johnson Brig-ham, Byron Webster, and some half dozen others are delegates and will attend. Each slate will be fully represented and in all there will be some 000 delegates. Those who have been able have visited the world's fair grounds while in the city. You take the suburban train anv- where along the lake front and in JJO minutes are at Jackson park, whore the buildings are now going up. It costs a quarter to get in at the gate, and for half a dollar more you get a carriage and a driver who does five dollars, worth of talking as he drives you about four miles. Then you take a look at the most wonderful building plans ever yet attempted. No amount df writing can give any adequate idea of what IB being done. There are 7,000 men at work on the COO acres of the park, and when they get done Chicago will have an exposition so far ahead of anything ever-before attempted that the calendar • of exhibitions will be changed and everything henceforth will date from this. , It is easy to think of 30 acres. But it is not easy to think of one building which will have a ground floor of 31 acres under roof. As the farm boys begin to step oil 1 their corn land they can get SOIDO idea, of the main hall, if they will take a 30-acre field and in imagination put walls around it and a roof over it. This building is 1,088 feet long by 788 feet wide, about five Algona blocks long by two and a half wide, including streets. The arches which support the main roof are 385 feet across at the foot, and 150 feet high, over a block across and a half higher than the stand pipe. They are the biggest iron arches ever made and the hall is very much larger than ever before attempted. And yet the demand for room is so great that an annex covering 15 acres will be built. This measuring buildings by acres is a new idea, and sounds rather western, but that is the way they speak of these. The agricultural hall has the largest dome in the world and is two and a half Algona blocks long by one and a half wide. Machinery hall is a little larger, the electrical building is about the same size, the transportation building is over three blocks long by ono wide, the horticultural building is longer yet and the same width, even the woman's building covers more than a block, and the fisheries building is nearly four blocks long, and the art hall, which is to be permanent, is nearly two blocks long aud more than ono wide. These are not all the main buildings, while the state and foreign buildings are yet to come, and will make great additions. The main buildings are all covered with a preparation of stucco, made with sea grass and molded in beautiful shapes. It is nailed on the wooden frames and looks at a little distance like the finest marble. It is tough, the weather does not affect it, and the designs in which it is modeled are made by fine artists. The exterior of the building will bo that of magnificant marble palaces. Jackson park fronts on Lake Michigan with a fine gravel beach. A lagoon from the lake about 100 feet wide will run all through the grounds, and Venetian gondolas will carry the people from one building to another. Railways, cable cars, and boats will run to and from the grounds. Board: ing houses will be plenty and cheap, and no one in Iowa can afford to miss this exhibitfon. Everyone can save $25 ' before next summer and for that he can ' inake quite a visit to the world's fair. For $60 he can see all the average man will care to spend time for. He will see what no other city in the world has yet shown, and can view at Chicago all the finest products that the 2,000 years • of modern civilisation have to furnish, Chicago itself is a sight " well worth "the price of admission." If it wasn't that this excursion is for climate, Chicago would be a bad starting point, In everything but climate Chicago is near the climax of things. But no amount of toughening can make gentle zephyrs out of the penetrating breezes that sweep in over Lake Michigan and go through warranted woolens like water •through a sieve. In spite of 20-story buildings, auditoriums, great hotels, all of them the greatest in the world, wo feolthat an excursion to the balmy atmosphere of the coast will be a success, at this season of the year. But for anything but climate Chicago has all that the moat modern of modern enterprise can furnish and if the world's fair should have nothing but the city alone to show, it would still be a world's fair. In closing it may bo of interest to lowans to note that Illinois from a car window seemed more under water than Iowa. For 80 miles from Ro- cl^elle to Chicago, there was more evidence of rain than any where in Kossuth. HARVEY INGHAM. er, excessive rivifuV:!. delayed farm work, and fnf!?id'.-v;il)l" damage by floods. Rfliu fell iii m.wiy every fouil- ty six days, and tiioio -.vat but one day «f sunshine during tin- p >sf, week. The measurements of precipitation range from 1.60 to ovor 7.00 iiichos, and the average for the statu w»w about 3.50 inches. The acre/ige of a->(.« uf.'d other small grain is greatly fodm-od compared with last year. Much corn ground is yet to be plowed, and it is probable that the lameness of the seanon and saturated condition of soil will cause a considerable decrease in the corn n Grass, winter wheat, and oats are doing fairly well. pects are very good. . r-arlv-sown Fniii pros- BANKING INSflTUTIONS. Kossuth County Bank Notice. my ol:1 boat I^villbcon „.., „,.. spring* castrating colt no" fe again this T, MAUTIN. At/ittlc (Jlrl's Kxticriiiiifo In n U K l]t1iotisp. Mr. and Mrs. Loren 'J.'rnwntt. are keepers of the government lighthouse at Sand Boach Midi., and are blessed will, n rlaujrtitor four yuai's °ld. Last April snu wns taken down witD menslon, followed by a fearful coufth and turning into a fever. Doctors at home and at Detroit treated lu-r, but in vain; she grew worse rapidly until she was a inere "handful of bones." Then she tried Dr King's New Discovery, mid after the use of two ana ahull bottles w;ui complete! v cured They say Dr. King's Now Discovery is worth its weight in gold, yet you win get a trial bottle free at L. A. Sheets.' 6 CAPITAL ................ , .............. 850,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. It. iNGHAJi .................... President J. B. JONES ........... . ........ Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Cashier Dlrectors-Wm.H.ingham, John O. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. ChrischilTes. Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devihe. The First National Bank If you ,,m ,. Electric Bittors. Sti'pti R !Ji jim! Health. arc not stromr and healthy try --. -- 7- ..... -. If In prippu has left you weak and weary use Electric Bitters. This remedy acts jlirectly on liver, stomach, and kidneys gently aiding those organs to perform their functions. If you are afflicted with sick headache you will find speedv ™«pv. rln n ie "t . re i ljfe m by lakhlg E1 °ctric Bitters. One trial will convince vou that l '° ' bott0C8 Lord torne and Sonic American Girls, The following pleasant and unusual experience happened to a party of well known American girls who were traveling in Europe one summer. Its truth of course can be vouched for. The story is told by one of the young ladies: "On our way to Edinburgh we stopped over a train at Stirling to see the castle, and there an adventure befell us of which I will tell yon. When we got out of the train and were looking about for the ways and means of reaching the castle we were-accosted by a tall, fine looking, middle aged man, who asked if we were not from the 'other side of the water.' Wo said 'yes,' and that \ye wanted to get to the castle. He said that he was going there and would be glad to show us the way and also to show us his old family house, which was close by. We got into a carriage, and our new friend mounted the box beside the driver and on we wont. "We finally stopped before a quaint old house, with coats of arms carved in stone, and he led us into the courtyard, which was very quaint and old. He said the place was called Argyle Lodge and then added: 'Perhaps I ought to tell you who 1 am. I am Lord Lome, the last of the house of Argyle I 1 He then took us all over the castle, the old Gray Friars' church, aud rushed about so that we saw twice as much as we could possibly have seen by ourselves, for he knew just what was worth seeing and could shake off the guide when he started on his long, rambling story. Lord Lorno was perfectly lovely, and we have all lost our hearts to him, and have serious designs first upon the life of the Princess Louise, his wife, anfl then upon each other."—Rochester Post- Express. CAPITAL .............................. $50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CAM,/ ................. President 1). H. mrrailNS .............. Vice President WM. K. FERGUSON ................... Cashier Directors— D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, r b n U £ V, 01 ^ 11 ?^' W " F - Carte1 '' Ambrose A Call, C. B. Ilutchius, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. A. I). CLARKE : President C. C. CHUUB.. Vice President CHAS. C. St. CLA1U ....Cashier Algona State Baul;, CAPITAL 850,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special attention given to collections. opeui" Exchange bought and sold on all points in 114 a DIrectors-A. D. Clarke, C. C. Chubb, Myron - c °° ke - R. M. RICHMOND ................ PrBsidnnt 1. J. BRUKU ............. . ..... .Vice A. B. RICHMOND .......... .....! ?? Farmers' and Traders' Savings Bank Incorporated under the laws of the state of Iowa. None but home capital invested. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL 850,000 Plenty of money to loan on real estate and other good security. Foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, and a general banking business transacted. SPECIAL ATTENTION TO COLLECTIONS Insurance written. Steamship Tickets to and from Euroite. Directors—R. M. Richmond, I. J. Bruer, N 1 GVlfkirl/lnvi A T> T»l,, I.. --1 1+ ._, _ JA1 n j. £, B until, S. State Bank of Bancroft Endurance of a Ilorse. A horse attains his growth in five years; he will live twenty-five years and average sixteen years. A horse will live twenty-five days on water without solid food, seventeen days without outing or drinking, but only five daye on solid food without drinking. - Humane World. Every Month | I many women suffer from Excessive or I Scant Menstruation; they don't know i who to cor.flde in to get proper advice* Don't 'confide in anybody but try Bradfleld's AUTHORIZED CAPITAL ............ 8100,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Transacts a general banking business. Money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, collections a specialty. Real estate loans procured and Insurance furnished Notes purchased. Large list of wild lands and Improved farms for sale aud rent. S. T. MESERVEY .................... President R. N. BRUER .................. Vice President CHAS. H. MOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors-G. S. Ringland, S. T. Meservev R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korshmd. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. • ^~—"-——.—^~~— ^-^^ GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT. LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, Iowa. I • Specific for PAINFUL, PROFUSE. SCANTY, SUPPRESSED and IRRE8UUH MENSTRUATION. Book to "WOMAN" mailed free. BRADFIELD REGULATOR CO., Atlanta, Gi. Bold by all l>ruit»l»t. , Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algona. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? E. H.' CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kossuth Co. bank. DANSON BROS., ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Frank Bros. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrischilles' store. ID- AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All buslnwss of a private nature strictly conlldential. Offlco with F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. Money Saved is Money Made, ° to f)0c on eve T dollar you spend. rces, w manuactur ers' discounts of every kind of goods and sup- PT i? PSpu'twturea aud imported into the £n,'nm Sti % s V, tGTOC "'l°s. Household Goods, Purnlturo, Clothing, Ladies' aud Gents' Clothing and Furnishing Goods, Dress Goods, White r?,?v' Sll M rj ;P oort ?,', Hats ' Ca l )s ' Boots, Shoes! % . 0rve ?i,N°« ou «. Glassware, Stationery, Jewi 5 .' "ftohfls, Clocks, Silverware, liuggies, ips Agricultural Implements, etc. ONLY °. S GOODS! Catalogue L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State st., one door east of Cordlnclev Residence, McGregor st., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Special attention to city practice. W. E. H. MORSE, PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. 0 W ce: Rear Hbrickbuilding, State G. T. WeatUer ayd. Crops. V . Reports from all parts of the st^to toll about the same story of cool weatl \ , . ™«i t °,.£ S ? GOODS! Catalogue sent ou nm, 0 ,, 1 , K of r? clfor , ex Pi' essu S e ' Wo are the only concern which sells at manufacturers' prices, allowing the buyer the same discount that the manufacturer gives to the wholesale buyer We guaranteed all goods as represented; if not found so, money refunded. Goods sent bv express or freight, with privilege of examination before paying. A. KAHPEN & CO. 122 Quluoy street, Chicago, 111. WE WILL PAY A salary of J85 to J50 per week to GOOD agents ™nTi e ?. out 1 V lu ever >" county, and sell our general line of merchandise at manufacturers' want »'«4 "mSS on WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Wesley, T. J. 123 Quincy street, Chicago, 111. TVfONEY TO LOAN— iT ON "AILROAD LANDS. Persons wanting to borrow money on railroad lands will do well to call it the County Bank aud bring their eoutracts FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and German Office and residence over H. GoetscVs store, Whittemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. West Bend, Iowa. Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fife, epilepsy, et °.7cu?ed. LOOK. > H Q 0 3 > hi £ H 0 31 J. A. Hamilton &• Co., L UMBER. Hardwood andJPjm\ A full line of Building Material, Ready Roofing, and Building Paper, Wagon Stock, Sidewalk lumber, Wood, Posts, Fence Pickets and Ready-made Fence. If you expect to build this season it will pay you to let us figure your bills, J. A. Hamilton & Co. G-EO. E. HAMILTON, Agent. THE SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSON. , Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, Handles the lest of all descriptions of Which includes everything that is possibly needed farthe\ cons fraction of anything j rom a picket fence to the very finest residence. WE MEET Come and give us a chance to figure your mis, and we will prove to you that what we say is the truth. Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonahlf * C. L. LUND. "" *T* T"T B *T^.T IIII ^* <I S A M^BK J T 11 VAN '1 [Successors to 0. L. Lund-Established 1880] * REAL ESTATE DEALERS •Ai-QOaT-A., YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, paper hauglne , Italsoffilnlu&i ^ f '_. CO - ^ ±:==r! niiiSij|,y,'Ji'Y Vr^r I«* Furniture, Picture Frames, 1W fe ft&flfe £ h___ / *< M, JittONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, « LESSING, Algona, Iowa. . L, A. SHEETZ, Drugs and ]VIedicines

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