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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 1, 1891
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THE UPPER tXES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 189L Sail 85* ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST, PAUL. West—Pass.' No. 1 No. 3 Freight— ...6:02 a mNo. 2 . .4:37pm No. 9 7:15amNo.8 No. 13.......11:45 a m No. 14. No. 5.. 8:17pm East—Pass.— No. 4.. Freight^- .10:20 a m 0:30 pm No. 10... ..ll:55pm .. 2:30pm ..12:15 am CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. North— South— Elmore pass..4:05 p m Elmorepass 12:20 pm St. Paxil frt.. .0:55 a in DesMoines ft 7:35 p in THE CITY, Cheap sugar after today. The water is all over the river bottom T10W. Revival meetings will bo held this week and next at the Free Methodist •church. The covenant meeting of the Baptist •church will bo held next Saturday afternoon. Some duck shooting is reported already. A few have been killed along the river. A carpenter named Fuller is occupying the new Sample house on East McGregor street. Wm. Cleary has a lot of sugar beet seed he ca,nnot use. Anyone wanting it is welcome. Little Cleveland Lantry has been sick the past week with lung fever, but is on the gain. It is about time someone revived the •customary remark about winter lingering in the lap of spring, Rev. F. W. Luce of Clear Lake will occupy the Methodist pulpit next Suiv iday, morning and evening. Marriage licenses have been issued to John Engesser and Katie Klein, Otto Britton and Mary Oppadal. Our LuVerne correspondent notes a new girl in Geo. W. Hanna's family. We join in congratulations. • W. J. Galbraith has bought lumbei ,,at Paul's for a small house on land snortheast of town a few miles. Mrs. I. Grove, who has been very low for several weeks, is again able to sit up, and will soon be about again. A new sidewalk has been ordered in at the Milwaukee depot running off to the residence part on the southeast. A new sidewalk is being asked run ning east from the Judge Call home past the Catholic church to the North western track. J. W. Robinson's old reliable hard ware store has a spring announcemen in this issue, which it will pay ou: readers to peruse. Nine cars of hay from Sexton were taken to Emmetsburg last week tc transfer south. They had to pass ;th Northwestern here. E. N. Weaver has been building a porch, and otherwise adding to hi home. David Mitchell has likewise irn proved his premises lately. S. Reed is planning to .-aSd to hi homo in Irvington, and repairrtflurough out. He was up last week figuring o the lumber with Alex. White. The new wigwam comes to the fron this week with a long list Of old stand ard machines to be found in its spaciou ware rooms. The wig warn invites visit. The State Register of last week re ported a womens' meeting in De Moines at which Miss Lenette Wilso: took part. It spoke very highly of he production. Harry Dodge has sold his farming outfit and moved to Algona^ where he will engage in the insurance business, He is an active and pushing business man, and will succeed. The Knoxville Express of yesterday says: "Miss Nettie Her rick entertained a large company Saturday evening in honor of her friend, Miss Jessamine Jones of Algona." Prof. Cornwall of Nebraska will E reach in the Methodist church a week •om Sunday evening, on temperance. He will speak in the Congregational church Monday evening. Forty-two teachers and would-be teachers were examined at the superintendent's office Friday and Saturday. Next week it will be known how they fared with their questions. Ed. Bircher lost a valuable Clyde colt Monday. It was taken sick with a distemper which ran into nervous trouble. The colt was four years old and gave promise of being a fine stallion. The meetings at the Congregational church will begin this evening. H. G. Smead will be here Sunday, and with him a very fine singer, H. J. Petran, These meetings will be of great interest. Blank order books.for the co-operative creameries in the county, established by S. W. McKee, can be had by calling at this office. All can be supplied not later than Saturday of this week. W. W. Jones will sell machinery in Algona this season, but will move to his farm in Cresco to live. T. G, Dai- ton has moved into the house he vacates, and traded for the Dalton farm. The Hobart creamery is enclosed and will soon be done. A proposition has been made to 'put in a store at Hobart this spring, which with other improvements promises a lively little town this season. Wheat is worth 80@85c; corn, 50c; oats, 45c; barley, 75o; flax, $1@1.05, and hay is worth anything anyone will ask for'it. Hogs are g9ing up rapidly, but few are coming in, and for that matter but little of anything else. The disreputable Des Moines Graphic has a column scandal in which the lady is said to come from Algona. No lady by the name is known hereabouts, mor are her parents known. The Graphic has made the story of whole cloth, Dingley & Moffatt sold the Jack Wallace farm last week to Mr. Rusk and another man who will locate there this spring, the Robt. Huchinson farm to Mr. Hewett, and the John Winkel land west on the Milwaukee to Henry Zimet. Mr. and Mrs S. S. Peck are back from a winter at Lawler, where they went expecting to visit. But the first day after they arrived Mrs. Peck made a misstep and; broke her leg, and is just now able to be brought home on the alt the time, so their visit was any- aing but a pleasant time for them, 'heir many friends Avill be sorry to sarn of their unpleasant experience. The editor happened around just in ime to assist in lifting a very hand- ome new refrigerator into W. F. Car- jr's grocery store last week. It looks •ell and weighs enough to be a good ne, and Carter's cigars are the very est. Our readers who want to figure on a iroblem will enjoy the following: A nan is to get 20 pencils for 20 cents. One kind costs four cents apiece, one a, lalf a cent apiece, and one a quarter of i cent apiece. How many of each did le get? Nothing further has been heard of a acing circuit, but word is expected oon from Humboldt and Eagle Grove. A. member of the driving park said yes- erday that Algona would have races in .ny event, probably following those at Spencer. Among the graduates of the Chatau- qua college for this year, the name of Miss Emma O. Zahlten is given. Miss iahlton has taken the prescribed four /•ears' course. It is not known whether he goes to Chatauqua in June to graduate or not. The revival in creamery matters in he county this spring will give added nterest to Mr. Wright's valuable arti- 5lo on cheese making in this issue. A nrge part of it applies as well to butter is cheese, and it is all worthy, careful lonsidcration. The Andrews Opera company gets a S150 guarantee to play in West Bend uhis week. The Andrews are putting on a new opera, and are highly spoken of. They will not come to Algona vithout a guarantee, and the guaran- ;ors seem to be lacking here. The well-known Deering machinery .s represented in our columns this week. W. W. Jones will handle this and other make sthis season, and will bo a hustler for business. Ho will have the Ford warehouse soon and make a big display of goods whose merits are well known. The movement to have the Algona nigh school represented at the state declamatory contest brings us into company with some pretty good towns of the state. It will open a fine field of opportunity this year and every year to our decla'imers, and is in the right direction. A big crowd attended R. J. Hunt's sale last Wednesday, and prices are generally reported to have been good. Cows went as high as §30, and horses to $156. The colt which brought this sold afterwards for a good advance, so it is evident the stock was worth the money. Announcement is made of a change in the Winkie hardware firm, Al. Winkle going out. He has not decided what he will do, but thinks spm'e of going to Wisconsin. Henry Winkie takes the business and has a new statement to make this week to the public, which it will pay to read. The new man who takes D. A. Haggard's farm came in last week on the Milwaukee with three carloads of goods, .and had to haul them from here by team because there was no transfer -to the Northwestern track. With a " Y " he could have unloaded at Irvington or the Hodges switch. A serious accident befell Charlie Thompson at Whittemore last week. He was handling A. E. Cheney's stallion when he was either kicked, struck, or hit in some way and his leg broken close to the hip joint. Dr. Felling and Dr. Morse were present and set the leg, and it will soon be well again. | Harrison township's distinguished citizens, Judge Cook and Senator Chubb, were appointed not long since to Settle with Greenwood on division of taxes. The judge did not appear, but Mr. Chubb and P. M. Barslou had it out last week in the auditor's office, going over the books very carefully. Easter Sunday was observed by all the churches. Beautiful floral decorations were in each. The Episcopalians and Catholics held their regular Easter services, and in spite of the storm, the Congregationalists gave their Sunday school concert in the evening. The Methodists postponed theirs three weeks. Dr. Shore began his eye practice last For April ho has storm disturbances on the 5th, a warm wave from the 10th to 13th, then storms of thunder, rnin, hail, nnd snow, then a cool spurt. The clanger days are the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, also the 28th and 29th. The month will end cold nnd frosty. Something unusual is promised for May. The experience of successful men is worth something to everybody. Last week Addison Fisher was asked about the big bundle of papers and magazines ho was carrying, and replied that ho did take a good many, but that he more than saved his subscription out of each one. This spring ho learned that colTco was rising and has laid in a year's supply, a saving alono of more than nil his papers cost. He says it is a poor reader who can't get all a paper costs out of it in a year. Bancroft's live real estate mnn, R. M. Richmond, was down Friday paying taxes and closing up some big deals. % , iv-m up ^ Holms just"made a §10,000 sale" of real estate to one firm, of land north of Bancroft. In speaking of the land boom in the north end of the county, he says his sales since Doc. 1, 1890, will average one 80 aero tract a day, and. all to actual settlers. Mr. Richmond is a pusher, and when ho isn't selling land, building a now building, or soiling a draft, ho is getting tip a good meal for tho traveling public. Tho Kicknpoo Medicine company close their stay in Algona this week. It is but fair to them to state that while hore their members have acted like gentlemen. It is also fair to state, that, their medicines have been sold in our drug stores long before they came to Algona, and tiro as standard as Wizard oil or Warner's safe cure. If there is any fraud in thoir methods it is shared coually by all patent remedies. They paid the license fixed by tho city, and so long as tho people allow tho tsalo of patent medicines, arc entitled to fair play. Chaplain Lo'/.ier gave one of his characteristic lectures Monday evening for tho Sons of Veterans, and was greeted by a good audience considering the weather. Ho was introduced by Mayor Sheet/, and furnished a pro- gramme of songs, recitations, and personal reminiscences, being assisted in tho singing by Rev. and Mrs. Black, Mrs. Bowyor, and Fred Fuller. At the close, the'chaplain's songs wore offered for sale. Wo learn that the boys came out about even from a financial standpoint. The prospect now is that Algona will have the best shooting tournament next month ever held in this part of the state. C. W. Budd wrote to Mr. Smith yesterday that he and a number of other Des Moines shooters would bo present, and letters from till about us indicate that from 80 to 40 outside shooters will be here. The tournament will come about May 0, and Mr. Smith hopes to have 000 live birds, for which he will advertise soon. The presence of so many experts will make the annual meeting of our gun club qnite an event. The ladies of the W. C. T. U. and tho reading room association have arranged to hold a series of public meetings in the reading room.' Invitations for the first, for which a good pro- gramme has been prepared, will bo given for Friday evening of this week, April 3. As the seating capacity of the room is not great, different guests will be invited for each meeting. An offering of ten cents will bo expected of those who come, and this will be used to increase the library fund and also to add to the literature of tho reading room. Sheriff Stephens was in Des Moines last week to meet the state fair directors, and also to see about well machinery. Ho has two plans for completing his well. One, is to dig it deeper. The other is to put in a cylinder and connect it with a lot of small driven pipes making a tubular well. Tho cylinder would allow the present pump to draw directly from small pipes. This well can be made without taking out the pump. The other will require cleaning the well. Ho has not decided week by removing a growth from one M. Starr's optics, and was very successful. If this were not too painful a subject to joke about, we should feel inclined to remark on the value of improved eyesight in the postoffice. We hope Bro. Starr's eyes will improve materially. The normal school term closed last Wednesday evening with a gymnastic entertainment which was well attended. Music enlivened the programme, an instrumental duet by Misses Maud and Kate Smith, and a vocal duet by Mrs. Bowyer and Mrs. Rev. Black being especially fine. The spring term began yesterday. The Lotts Creek creamery is running and has made a lot of butter. Frank Ranney says they got 4.8 pounds of butter to the 100 pounds of milk, which is a big yield. 'They took in 7,500 pounds of milk last week Monday, and the amount will increase steadily. The butter maker is Mr. Shendel, who worked at Cylinder last year. The public schools closed Friday with exercises in each room, -and with more visitors than at any previous term closing. They open again Monday. Among the teachers Miss Marcy is home for vacation at Mt. Pleasant, Miss Whitney is at Bancroft, Miss Kramer is at Laurens, the rest are 'in town, and Prof. Dixson is having an attack of grip. Today 'is all fools' day. It is observed in all European countries, but nothing definite is known of its origin. In Scotland the victim-is called a "gowk," and in France an April fish. Some trace the habit of sending on fool errands to Noah's sending a dove, some to the Hindoos, who have a similar custom, but how it originated or why, no one knows. The next term of court begins May 11. The trial jurors are A. Burt, Seneca; G. W. Patterson, Burt; W. P. Giddings and W. H. Fox, Wesley; E. Ford, Lu Verne; O. E. Bliss and Chas. Higley, Bancroft; S. A. Dunn, Irvington; Mike Schields and M. Scholman, Ramsay; A. Krause, Fenton; F. H. Paine, E. W. Tennant, Ed Yeomans and R. H. Spencer, Algona. M. B. Dalton is a firm believer in Ira Hicks' weather predictions. There is this much in Ira's favor, he don'tprom- what course to pursue, but will await some expression of opinion that will warrant him in going ahead. He will furnish a supply of water equal to the demands of the pump, and favors the tubular well plan. The money was pledged last week for a three front brick on the Foss corner, with opera hall in tho second story, but satisfactory arrangements could not be made, and nothing came of it. It was the intention to put in two stores, both of which were already taken, and use the third front for entrance, office, etc. Now it is rumored that Frank Winkel and H. Hoxio will build next to the postofflce. It is practically certain that an opera hall will be begun this spring, but it is better that we wait ten years than not get one that will bo a credit to the town when it is done, For about $5,000 a fine one could be put on the first floor somewhere, and that is being discussed some. The literary bureau of THE !ClPPER DES MOINES has been swapping books with Pt-'j. Kain, and as a result has Fatho. Burke's book on Ireland. Mr. Kain says that reading it has made him more of a protective tariff man than he over was. In talking of the condition of Ireland he says that many who come to this country forget what they endured there. And he added that at one time he lived himself on rutabagas and water. It will be hard for those who know only the prosperous Plum Creek cattle man to imagine him on that diet, but not only in his day but now thousands of people fare no better. Mr. Kain thinks this is a pretty good country, and that our business policy has been a pretty good one, and that farming pays. west through Mason City, where it was the intention of the company, by traffic arrangements, to mtiko Fort Dodge over the roadbed of the Mason City & Fort Dodgo. Very strong pressure is now being brought to benr upon tho company by tho counties west of Mitch- oil to induce a change of route, and tho building of the rond through by way of Algona. The inducement for the company to make such change is doubtless very strong, because of tho fnct that there are few roads to divide tho patronage in that direction. It would inako tho route to Omaha a somewhat longer our, however, and tho company is very desirous of conforming as nearly as possible to tho original intention of making an air line." "Whatever shall bo tho decision, however, tho road will bo pushed just as soon as tho weather will permit. Immense amounts of material for tho construction of roadbed and bridges is being accumulated along tho route, and a largo force, of men bus been constantly employed during tho winter. Osago and Mitchell counties of course are wonderfully elated over the substantial progress mado towards tho completion of the now lino, anil anticipate a substantial gain by tho added railway facilities." PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. J. J. Wilson is in Kmmelsburg on a business trip. 10. G. Bowyor was down at. Holfc on a business trip last. week. Ernest Lasigo is on tho way home from Denmark, and is expected this week. W. B. Quarlon goes this week to Clinton, Independence, and Cedar Rapids on a legal business trip. Frod. and Cornio Ingluuu went to Council Bluffs Thursday to visit Mrs. Russol. They return this week. S. D. Drake's genial countenance has boon scon in our midst for some days past. Ho is up closing out a laud deal. 1 Dr. Prido was a Des Moinos visitor last week, and whilo thorp caught a bad cold which has kopt him in doors for a, few days. A. H. Langdon ran out from Chicago to spend Easter at homo. Ho evidently enjoys good health in the world's fair city. Mr. and Mrs. II. F. Watson are homo from California. They arrived just in time to onjoy a "spell of wcathor"hero at 'iiomo. H. E. Rist was a visitor ut Omaha, last week. Ho was down to see his brother, Charlie, who has been sick, but is now much bettor. Miss Ada Smith is at home spending a short vacation from her school work at Stillwatei 1 , Minn., where sho is meeting with groat success. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Butler camo over from McGregor for a Sunday visit at the old home. Mr, Butler is conductor on tho Milwaukee road. Miss Jennie Mclntyro returned Monday from Now Hampton, where she and her mother have spent the winter. Mrs. Mclntyro has not yet returned. On arriving at the homo of her father in Kansas, Mrs. A. A. Call found him still alive but very feeble. She will remain a week or ten days attending him. Mrs. Frank Ranney of Fenton lias been at her old home in Sun Prairie, Wis.,onafour weeks visit, returning last week. Her husband was down to meet her. S. W. McKoo came back to Algona in connection, with his creamery business last Friday. His wife accompanies him, and is visiting whilo ho attends to his work. Dr. Shore started south yesterday to decide on a permanent location. Ho is thinking of Des Moines quite favorably and his Algona friends will hope to see him go no farther away. Old Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Riebhoff are at Jessup on a visit, called by tho death of Mrs. RiebholT's sister's husband. Mr. Riebhoff is well on past 80 years, but is able to stand his journey- BARGAINS AT THE CASH STORE. Townsend & Langdon's \ Ho?. Clothes Pins for.. 1 pkp Su Yeast for 1 pkn Soda (Strictly Pure 1 pkorDixon StovoPolish. 1 box Axle Gi-easo 1 box Lewis' Lyo .or. .10 .12 bars Good Laundry Soap •JO Ibs Clum-i 1 Hitllor Crackers... 12 lbn Clioico Cal. Dried Grapes, A trood Lantern for only SO Ibs Oyatrti Uicc, for 12 Ibs Phoico Halsins for |i .00 1.00 1.00 .nr. i.oo i.oo We sell other goods in proportion to the above. Call and " We are agents for Rock Salt for stock. see us. TOWNSEND & LANG-DON. At 6, 7, 7J/2, and S per cent., on five to ten years' time, with privilege of partial payments before due. Interest can be paid at my office. Save money by calling on me before you apply for a loan. Election is Over! So is High Prices for Stoves ! I Imvo a full lino of Cooks and HiuiturH, niming which Is The Famous Round Oak, Standing at, tho lioiul of tho soft coul burners. t~<T I shall moot, nil competition, '; at, bottom prlcCH. Take one! Or. Farm Loans. 1 can now inaUo loaim on Improved landH, rroni ono to Ion yoars time, and glvo tho borrower tho privilege oC paying tho wholu loan or any part thereof In oven tlOO at - any da to whuu Interest falls duo. This Is Iowa money, and no nocond mortgage or coupons liihen. This plan of making a loan will onnblo tho borrower to reduce his mortgage at, any llmo and save I ho Interest, on Mm amount paid. Money furnished at onco on perfect title. Call on or address H. I-IOXIK, Algona, Iowa. jr. x. (SHOVE. BIROS., JOHN GROVE. Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. West of Thorington Honso. M. /, OIIOVK, Maimger. Thorington House Laundy. New Laundry, just opened in basement of the Thorington. Strictly First-Class Work at reasonable rates and on short notice. Will do family washing. All work called for and delivered, 1© C3--u.sura<:n.teed.. ALGONA'S ANNUAL KAILKOAD, cars, ,.„..-!;.!&*. „>.. -..,... WV W*V**S?**y »*w**»vf v** "7V V***W ***y»w«« <*« —,-*?• — ----- ~--^ i -. ^j, •Peck wa| .also sick, about Use such terrible disasters as .Poster. This Season It Comes Krom Osuge— An Air I^liio to Omaha or Sioux City. In last Thursday's State Leader appeared the following: Mr. Homer Brown of Osage was in Des Moines yesterday, combining business and a visit with friends. In conversation with a Leader reporter at the state house, Mr. Brown gave some interesting information concerning the new railroad in which northern and northwestern Iowa are just now deeply interested, tho Winona and Southwestern. "We have every assurance,"- said Mr. Brown, " that the road will be pushed to completion during the coming season, very much work was done last year, tbe grading completed t Osage iwid v-oute surveyed ou the south ing, and still enjoys good health. Uncle Thos. Robison and his wife have returned from their winter's visit. in Illinois and other foreign parts. While gone he has laid on a store of ilesh which shows good treatment. Ho tips tho beam at 210 pounds and is tho youngest looking " old settler" In the county. Mi-ss Emma Zahlton is homo from her winter's visit in Tennessee, Miss Susie Gilbert, who wont with her, will not return for some weeks. Miss Zahlton enjoyed her trip, but does not much prefer a southern winter to our own. It rained a great deal of tho time sho was gone. Mrs. D. S. Ford was called to Charles City last week by the serious illness of J. P. Taylor, a well known man in Algona. He is suffering from an attaclc of heart trouble, and is not expected to live. He has been a prominent business man in northern Iowa, and his loss will be felt by many friends. S. S. Sessions was in Des Moines last week attending a special meeting of state fair directors called by tho death of P. G. Ballingall, one of their number. A new director was elected in his place, and other business transacted. Mr. Sessions says ho will have to go again in May and spend a week or more in platting the grounds and arranging for his part of the work this fall. Geo. E. Clarke goes to LeMars to argue tho Sunny Hill farmers' alliance coal-shed case again. Our readers will remember tho facts as given attho first hearing. Tho alliance at Hartley wanted coal-shed room on tho track, and the company said tho track was full. The commissioners ordered the company to furnish room, and the suit ensued. Judge Lacld held with the company on the first hearing. Attorney General Stone has amended his pleadings, and also begun a now case, both of which come on next week. Successor to J. J, Wilson. YOUNG brood mare and new top buggy for sale, -H. J. Winkie. JAS. A. OKR, painter; will do paint ing, paper hanging, kalsomining, etc. in the latest and best styles, and guar antee satisfaction. See him and ge prices before letting your work. TKATtl I underlie to brleU «uy f»lrly Intel I/gent |ierion ofetthe .•ho on read and write, tud who ilrucllon.wlll work Induitrlouily -^ „ _ — _ — .. «ra T»re« Tfeomud Doltori Yeirln ihnlrown locallllci.whcrcvcr they llve.l wllltliofurnU the iltufttlun or en>n)oymont,at which you cin euro (hftiwnoun No money for ine unUu Kuccvfpru) 99 ftbove, EM!jy 194 qulcfcJ lc*rued. I d«>lre but one worker from each (Ullrlcl or county. connd-^ oouuu Office and Yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALGONA, - IOWA. ALEX. WHITE, Agent. Handles the best of all descriptions of BUILDING MATERIAL Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of anything from a picket fence to the very finest residence. WE MEET ALL COMPETITION. Come and give us <t. cliance to figure your Hits, and we will prove tliat this is not merely idle talk. TO LOAM 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. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? 3D. AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nature strictly confidential. Office with 3F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. TVTONEY FURNISHED JuY-L AT SESVKN PER OBN At Kosputn Couaty Dajik. CENT. INTEREST. App'x at once. F. M. BEONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in his line. Repairing promptly done. At Frunk Bros.' store. L EGAL' ,._„„ Buy them ftt.the Upper Des Mpiaeso^lce and get the moat approved forms.

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