The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 1, 1891 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 1891. VOL. XXVI-NO. 1. On next Monday—March 29th—we shall place on exhibition—in addition to our usual assortment—the complete line of new spring Art Squares, Rugs, etc., of one of the largest carpet houses in "the United States. Also the largest Mid finest assortment of Lace Curtains ever shown in Algona. These are all new styles and desirable goods, sold for just what they are; no misrepresentation, no shoddy, no job lots, but the VERY BEST that can "be had for the money. We meet all competition, no matter who or where. Do not fail to examine these goods. The Grange Store. CO Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. ft • .-/ HENRY J. WINKXE, SUCCESSOR TO WINKIE BROS. I will continue the Hardware business at the old stand, on north side of State street, where you will always find a full and complete line of HARDWARE, Stoves and Ranges, AT BOTTON PRICES. In Mixed Paints we take the lead. We are agents "foTarid carry a complete line of the SherwinT Williams prepared house and barn paints, which are well known to be the best paints made, For a few samples see the houses of Messrs. Clock, Cowles, Wheeler, Ferguson, J. D. Shadle, J. F. Nicoulin, and many others. These paints are warranted in every respect. Call and see me before you buy. I can do you good ion everything in my line. RAY & PULPS. WAGQir AND PLOW WQHK, GENERAL REPAIRING. We want the people to know that we are prepared to put their plows In first class shape. Also do repairing of ull kinds, horse shoeing, ana all classes of Wac.UsiniUiing. Have a flirst class wagon maker and painter, and we guarantee satisfaction in everything we turn out. WARNER'S OLD STAND, WIST OF COURT HOUSE, ALCONAJOWA. HARDWARE. To all contemplating buying any of the above this spring I wish to say that I am just where I have been for THE PAST TWENTY'ONE YEARS with as good an assortment as ever, and, as ever; ready to meet all honorable competition. I am agent for the justly celebrated n Stoves and Ranges. Genuine Baker barbed wire; a large tock of dairy supplies on hand; Chicago and Elgin milk cans, iron and wood pumps, guns and ammunition. I have this spring put in a fine line of the well-known- Heath & Mil- tigan ready-mixed paints, which are acknowledged to be as good as any in the market. The above goods are all FIRST CLASS and are warranted to be just what they are represented. My 21 years' experience in hardware has taught me that the best goods are the cheapest. tt&T Remember the place. T. REMEMBER! REMEMBER! We handle a full line of Implements. Seeders, Plows, Corn Planters, Binders and Mowers. That we will not be undersold. Do not buy until you see our goods. We can and will save you money. If we are not at our office on State street, call at the shops and be sure to see us before you buy. have some nice mares with foal and Some Horses to Sell at reasonable prices, and you know when you want a Buggy or Spring Wagon we are headquarters. BRADLEY & NICOUL6N. You can buy Boots and Shoes cheap, next door to the postoffice, W. F. CARTER. X-O'CJIS Dealer in all kinds of Furniture, Picture Frames, Looking glasses, chromos, and all kinds of ready-made coffins. Hearse for public use. Headquarters for the best SEWING MACHIKU>HD ORGANS. Jiougn great care ,.*^. fever. When Ann* F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop. Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, Clo-th.es etc, Aw also prepared to put in furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe Uttlng; AND IRON ANQ TIN ROOFING, Prompt attention will be given to all work in my line. Shop south of court house. 5V 3J THE NEWS OF THE WEEK. The western horticultural society of the state recommends the fol'nwing apples for commercinl orchards in the order mimed, the first having received tho highest vote: Ben Davis, Johnnthon, Janet, Wtnesap, GJrimes, Dutches*, Fameusc, Wealthy, Wlllowtwlg, Romixnstom, Huns, Mntdcn Blush, Hod Jnno, Colo's Quince, Y. Transparent, Red Aatrnchan, Lowell, Tetofsky, Ucnonl, Talvoau Sweet, Whitney No. 20, Fall OrniiRO, Otter, Aut. Strawberry, Iowa Blush, and Minklcr. Tho Hen Davis hud 52 votes out of 01 cnst by succesful npplo growers. The first six varieties Iwd each over half tho votes oast, tho others less. For family orchards tho society ranges the apples thus: Dutchess, .Tohimthoii, Janet, Grimes, Winosap, Fnuiuise, 13ou Davis, Hod June, Homanstom, etc. Fofr fi family apple tho Duchess got 50 votes out of tho 01 cast. These are oil tested apples In Iowa. _______ At A meeting of tho Northwestern Live Stock Commission company, held In Chicago recently, I. L. Woods, of Fort Dodge, democratic candidate for congress In this district last fall, was elected president and general manager for the company. Mr. Woods will remain in Chicago and glvo his attention to tho supervision of the business. Mr. Charles Aldrich is anxious to procure for preservation to tho collection In tho state library, autograph letters of tho mom bors of tho three Iowa constitutional conventions. Thcso conventions wore held respectively In tho years 1844,1840, and 1857. Many of tho letters doubtless possess much historical Importance. It Is intended to bind them In volumes containing tho printed reports of tho proceedings of tho conventions, with portraits of the members, so far as they can bo had. There are eight presidential postofllces in Iowa still hold by democrats. Tho terms of most of tho incumbents expire In '02, Lewis Carlson of Pilot Mound delivered ton two-year old steers in Dayton last week that cost him at feeding time $185. Ho fed them three months and nine days and sold thorn for f!03, a not gain of $207.90 on tho steers nlono, and ho has a nice lot of hogs that followed them, yot to sell. Tho twino trust Is evidently scared at tho success of the marsh grass twine made in Iowa. Although there has boon but littlo change in market quotations on tho sisal and inanilln liber which tho trust uses, they have reduced their prices to agents very greatly, so that their twino will probably retail to farmers this year at nine or ton cents per pound instead of tho lil to 10 cents which they charged last year. The manufacturers of grass twino did not intend to charge more than six cents for an amount that will equal a pound of trust twino. Tho alliance twino company of Dos Moinos has succeeded in producing an article of twino which can bo used upon tho common binders without any change and is equal in strength and keeping qualities to sisal or manilla. Tho News says: "Some of tho eastern twino manufacturers have become scared and lire making groat efforts to buy up till or a majority of tho stock in tho Dos Moinos company in order to prevent tho cheap twine from being put upon tho market. Tho company and ull its stockholders should stand firm and refuse all offers, no matter how tempting, to deliver this Important industry into tho hands of its enemies. The farmers of tho west will stand by them in this flght as they did in tho barbed wire fight of u few years ago." Mrs. J. Ellen Foster will begin an Iowa lecturing tour after April 20. A farmer in this state sowed oats one day lust week In his shirt sleeves and went skating on good ice in tho same field next day, And yot peoplo complain of tho monotony of lifo. ________ Tho total railway assessment of tho state was increased by the state ofHcluls from $42,858,800 to $44,580,517. Tho branch of the Northwestern through Algona Is increased from $4,500 to $5,500 a mile. Tho Milwaukee line through Algona remains ut 85,000 a mile. H. C. Wheeler, who camo so near being tho republican nominee for governor a year ago, personally superintends a (5,800 aero farm. This year ho has 700 acres of corn. Among tho stock on tho farm is 1,000 head of polled augus cattle and forty-eight head of imported pedigreed porchoron horses valued at $00,000. Ho employs sixty-five men to do the work on tho farm. Tho land improvements and stock represent an investment of $300,000. L. S. Coffin, having boon requested to draft a bill to bo introduced in tho Now York legislature, providing for tho protection of tho lives of railway train men by tho abolition of tho old common link pin device for coupling cars and the hand brake, has prepared and forwarded a very strong measure, and will appear before the railroad committees at Albany next week in its behalf. The fortieth annual session of tho state medical association will be hold in Waterloo April 15,10 and 17. Tho programme which has just been issued, indicates that the meetings will be especially interesting. Prof. McBride of the state university goes to Europe this week. Weather Prophet Foster says that " there will be more of the most destructive tornadoes, the most severe blizzards and cole waves, and tho deepest »npwa, tho greatosl rainfalls and other extremes of the weathei from May 1 this ye»r to May 1, 1892, than have ever been witnessed by the people now living, A» my readers well know, ] am not given to sensational predictions, ana I will probably be censured, lor the»< Intense feeling prevails at Mason Clt s v against Peter McMahon of Kockwell, who was arralnged there last week. It appear* that McMnhon was tho direct causa of tho death of Elmer Hlloro, a 14-year old orphan in his employ. Ho compelled tho boy to go barefooted In the winter until his feet wore frozen, and beat him with a strap and bnckla until ho was lacerated in many places and his bones protruded through tho tlosh. Tho fninons Jones county calf case promises to occasion more litigation. The attorneys for the defendants have Hied In tint supreme court n petition fora rehearing In tho case OH tho ground that the general verdict for tho plaintiff was not warranted by tho special ilmllngs of the fact hy the Jury. The law linn of which Gov. Boies is the head, represents tho appellants. Some tlmo ago Chaa. Uudd of DCS Molucs jhallongod Elliot of Kansas City to shook 100 birds for tho American Hold trophy. Elliot has accepted tho challenge and the shoot will lake place at Kansas City on April 1«. A Council Bluffs girl wont Into tho hay justness. Sho camo to tho conclusion that liny would bo scarce and bought 1,500 tons. In a lump at *(! per ton laid down in the Uluffs. Sho is retailing it out at $18 per ton and is in no hurry to sell, thinking it will bring $25 In a couple of weeks. Sho has already made $18,000 on her Investment and can wear diamonds next summer at the inkes. Charles City has failed to raiso tho bonus for tho Gorman Lutheran college that was lo bo located thoro, and Storm Lake is very likely to got tho school. forecasts, but the occasion demands all that I say about it and time will vindicate toy action in the matter." Hoy Simmons of Fort Dodge defeated Tohn Smoll of Duncombo in a lathing con- cst for *10<) a side and the championship of Webster county. Simmons covered eighty square yards of surface with laths In four !iourg, while Smoll covered only fifty-five. \ largo crowd witnessed the contest. TABIO BOMANI. A Crowded HOIIHO to Soo School Tonclior—Something About JIU IMiiy. Aiden Benedict and his company played to a big houso Friday evening, and from Algona wont to Sioux Falls. Thoir coming horo was accidental, and was duo to thoir not getting tho right date at Sioux City. There is but one opinion as to tho troupe, and that is- that they gavo tho best performance over in Algona. In talking of tho play Mr. Benedict told some tilings that will bo of interest to his old acquaintances. Ho wrote it himself, taking tho outline from a novel called "Tho Vendetta." Ho was HO confident that ho had a good thing that ho ordered $5,000 worth of advertising sheets before his play was all written. He acted the character of "Fablo Romani" himself tho first season, but the business management being more remunerative, ho hired Mr, Lawrence. He has just joined his company after booking dates for next season, and took part horo simply to fill a vacant place. He says ho has nearly all "ono week" or longer stands for next year, and those In tho best theaters in tho cities. His play is an acknowledged success, lie ban- already made big money on it, and next year gets tho best openings. As a the-., atrical manager ho is getting a name in all tho dramatic circles. His advertising paper, some of which was put up horo, is of his own design and the handsomest and most expensive used by any company. Tho Kickapoo Medicines, ESTHEKVILLB, Iowa, March 12, 1891. —Dr. Goo. Pardey—Dear Friend: I havo doctored for my kidneys and liver and a pain in my head for the last five years. I havo used all kinds of patent medicines and many proscriptions advised by doctors, but in all this time 1 have never had us much benefit as I (,vo received from six doses of Indian Sagwa. I heartily recommend it to anyone afflicted in tho samo way that I was. Yours truly, JAMES HOWE. RUTHVEN, Iowa, Jan. 20, 1891.—-To Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company: I bought a box o|" Kickapoo Indian Buffalo Salvo and UH. ,d it on a corn which I havo suffered with for years, and after applying it to tho corn but three times* am now entirely cured. Yours very truly, W. S. GoPF. HAIWLHY, Iowa, Jan. 10, 1891,—To Kickapoo Medicine Co.: It is with pleasure that I am able to state that I havo found more relief from Sagwa and Cough Cure than anything I have ever tried for my complaint, which is asthma, I havo tried everything that I could hear of, with no relief, till I commenced to take the above remedies, and for mo it bus done wonders. MRS. LIZZIE GLAPY. The Dakota Hot Springs, The improvements that havo taken place at the Dakota Hot Springs during tho past year make it now one of the most popular, attractive and desirable resorts in tho country. In addition to the benefits to be derived from the use of tho water, tho curative properties of which rival those of the famous Hot Springs of Arkansas, tho superior climate and beautiful natural surroundings render the Dakota Springs an especially attractive resort. Ample hotel accommodations are provided at reasonable rates, and the journey to and from that point can now be quickly and com' fortably made via the Chicago & North- Western Railway system, which has recently been completed to the Springe. Excursion tickets are sold the year round at reduced rates. Full information can be obtained, upon application to any agent of the Chicago & North- Western Railway, or by addi-easing "W, A, Thrall, General ~ et Agent, Chicago,

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