The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 22, 1892 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 22, 1892
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THE ttPFEft DES MOINES; ALGONA, tOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 1S92, AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. 'tallCAGO, MII/WAtJKEE A 8*. i-AtJL East—Pass.— 7: ... ». 13 To. 6 ,10:24 a m 9:30pm Frtight- inNo. ft... ll:55pm iO f* *•!*• A^ W* 'ft *.*•••••• *.*.*••*•* ^ *MI 45ft tn No. fl* ...... 2:30pm 8-17iP»No. lt« ...... 12:16 am . CHICAGO * NOBTHWE8TEBN. Nortti- loo am Freight..... • jv,•• * t ci,{ c ago at7 asm Soutfc— Pass ..... .... 2:33 pm Mixed ....... 6:07pm vention names Judge Thomas' successor. All these are important to Kossuth and delegates should be present from every township. It looks certain that Dolliver and Judge Thomas will be named by acclamation to succeed themselves, but Kossuth should send good delegations just the same. Let there be a full representation. The school board three teachers left have elected the unchosen at the . p m Io:0ffam fy^%*M^&ttT^™*£ : ' THE CITY, John Goeders has a word for-sotr read- 8 "-flick. Martin and lEmtna Snyder are Uicensed to wed. - T.UVerne had a rousing Hurrisomand Beid ratification meeting. Henry Durant sent down a bigiboxof jgh from Okoboji last week. Miss Cramer's kinder gar ten iscittenS- edI by over 70 of the little folks. Read the Hamilton lumber .compar riielg new announcement this week. O Bine is spending'Ms time at the lakes #nd is sending down lots of fish. j W..!Sullivan is the orator at the \pbitteniore celebration, and will be a good one. Prof Cb/affee's summer school for teachers opened yesserday with a good attendence. Jas, Taylor has sent word to some of the faittof'ul that the Boies boom is growing in Chicago. Rev. Planigan writes to Rev. Black that there will be no service at the Methodist church Sunday. It is reported that Ledyard will let the eagle scream, and that ex-Gov. Larrabee will deliver the oration. A Mrs. Roberts died in the south nart of town last Saturday. She was the wife of one of the Roberts family of Bancroft. Letters are advertized for K. Luint- ver, Joseph Pearce, Mrs. James Warner, Fred. Kuhl, Charlie George, Oscar Anderson. The W. C. T. U. will meet at reading room on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. All members are requested to be present. J. J. Ryan is booked for a Fourth of July address in Swea.. Bro. Ryan knows the lingo and will do the occasion full justice. The programme of Whittemore's Fourth of July celebration will be out soon. Our western neighbor promises a lively entertainment. The Sportsman's Review of Chicago comes out this week with a very excellent portrait of John G. Smith and the secretary of the Iowa association. Rev. Fancher, an old time Methodist minister of thin section and a well- known figure in Algona during Algona College days, preached Sunday at the Methodist church. Miss Anna Richmond, for several years in tho Algona high school, has been for two years at Capt. Jeanson's home in Swea attending to the education of his children. The Lutherans of Lotts Creek took a heavy new bell out last week to, put in their church tower. They have shipped- in a good one, and it will be a fine thing for the church. The Scandinavians will hold a Fourth of July picnic at the Peterson grove northeast of Burt, where they met last year. We'hear that the Prairie people will also celebrate. The young people's society of the Baptist church will give a " Mother Goose" social at M. B. Chapin's, Thursday evening, June 23. Everyone is invited. Admission 10 cents. uuiGo uctivuGia icm uuL'iiuBeri ai me last meeting and now have a full crops for next year. The three chosen are Misses Maud Smith, Cbesley, and Willie Campbell. Miss Campbell comes highly recommended, while both the othefs are well known teachers of the county. The architect who is to furnish plans for the new opera house came down from Minneapolis last evening to see the ground and talk with Mr. Call about the building. He will arrange the room in city style and give Algona an_improvement to be proud of. In spite of rain Mr. Call has the basement nearly excavated ready for the masons. The Courier was misinformed about the object of C. B. Matson's and our trip up north. We were up seeing how Miss Jessamine Jones was June orator of her literary society at the Iowa City commencement speaking on " American Journalism." She was also one of the editors of the Vidette last year, J. W. Bartlett writes a note from Dallas and says "thermometer at 3 p. m, yesterday 94, today 92 in shade—375 in sun, I'm loosing four pounds by perspiration every day I think." Friday is St. John's day dear to all Masons and to be observed this year by a big gathering at Spencer. The Masons in Algona are planning to attend, and a goodly delegation will go over. C. M. Doxsee and Frank Winkel have been making commodious additions to their homes the past week, and Thos. H. Lantry has had a barn built at his place. The building list is increasing every week. The annual district meeting of the society of Christian endeavor will be held at Alden, Hardin county, June 28, 29. Mrs. Frank Lull is delegate from Algona, and Frank Telller is alternate. Both are planning to go. Spencer has voted to build a new school house and Monday a committee of four gentlemen were in Algona to inspect our building. After going over it carefully they went to Clear Lake to see the one there which was copied after ours. The Milwaukee train to Clear Lake next Sunday promises to be well patron- Bro. Hinchon's boom^or congress would take, and we are sorry to report that they all agree that since he backed out of meeting Geo. W.JHannuto debate the tariff, he is n. g. They say that it is out of the question to put him against Dolliver. The Webster City Herald notes: Judge Cook returned from Colfax yesterday afternoon, where he has been for the past two weeks, in the hope of beni- fiting his health. We are sorry to learn that the judge > is still a great sufferer from rheumatism, and that his recent trip did not help him. He can walk only with the- help of crutches and suffers g'twat pain. •Secretary Tuylor informs that the prospects for the racing meeting next month are much better than ayearago. One entry has been made already, and many inquiries are coming in all the time. He has been asked for folders to be sent to New York. It seems likely that the circuit will succeed in bringing in a lot of good faorses, and that exciting races will result. The grand arnsy boys, the woman's relief corps, sons of veterans and all others wishing to attend will hold a Fourth of July picnic at Call's park north of the Free Methodist church. They will gather at 10 A, M. and have music, toasts, and dinner. Bring your swings, hammocks, croquet sets and dinner baskets. Bancroft has received a telegram from W. E. Morrison stating that he will be there on the Fourth and deliver the address. This alone will insure a great gathering, for no speaker could come to Kossuth who would be greeted with more enthusiasm than our old-time citizen. The Algona Cornet band will furnish the music, and some good races are arranged. The visitors of the great democratic national meeting which opened in Chicago yesterday are from Algona J. J. Wilson. J. J. Ryan, Jas. Taylor, B. W. Hnfgnrd, Chas. Cohenour, who leftlast week, sitid C. L. Lund, Peter Purvis, and T. H. Lantry, who left last evening. Sheriff and Mrs. Graham and a few from Bancroft are in. They are all shouting for Boies. In looking over our files we find that the old settlers' meeting for this year was to come on the second Wednesday in June. As this is the fourth Wednesday there seems to be a hitch in the proceedings somewhere. Miss Emma Zahlton is secretary but she is in Colorado and unable to attend to the matter. Some arrangements should be made for a meeting, and for keeping up the association. Emmons Elaine whose death is causing such excitement, lived for some years at Eagle Grove and was quite often in Algona. He held a position on the Northwestern road and was well known throughout northern Iowa 'as a genial and eflicient railroad man. He was quite a friend to shooting and for years has been a correspondent of John G. Smith. His sudden death will cause personal sorrow to all who knew him along the line. The famous Neff-Brower tree claim contest has at last been passed on by the land department at Des Moines, and Nefl's title is sustained. This is the first of the cases brought and is the only one that has been decided. Neff owned the land and Brower tried to get it alleging that the trees had not been set out as by law provided. F. M. Taylor represented Neff and feels well pleased over the outcome. The city council have decided to make a beginning on the water main extension, and a line will be laid along Thorington street from the Kossuth County bank to the Lacy barn, accommodating the Tennant house, These two institutions pay $25 each for the water. Wm. Cleary is a committee to see where the most favorable terms can be secured for putting in other lines and the best will be accepted. It is likely Thorington street will get a main. C Byson tore down an old land mark in the west part of town last week in the old Huntley building. But soon he will remove a much more conspicuous relic of early times. He intends to build on the old Moore farm on the Black Cat, and will tear down the old log cabin. The Moore farm is the old would make a good run." J. J. Wilson is talked of, however, pretty strongly and J. J. Ryan would have a strong pull if Kossuth should present his name. The Courier gives great prominence to an article calling in question Mr. Wilson's standing on the prohibition and silver questions, and pretends to defend him without saying anything in his favor. This will hot prevent his having a good support, however* and stranger things nave happened than that Mr. Wilson should be nominated. In any event let the brethren get together and push one of our Kossuth men, for one of them can win. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Bert. Salisbury is enjoying a visit from his mother. Miss May Colburn is at Clear Lake for a four week's visit. J. R. Jones is enjoying a visit from his neice, Mrs. Leonard of Minneapolis. S. S. Sessions is talking of visiting his old home in New York this summer. Mrs. Walker is over from Estherville visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Reed. F. E. Smith and sister spent several days last week in Indianola and Des Moines, Miss Nannie Frazer is contemplating a visit with friends in the east this summer. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Danson have gone for a four week's visit to Spokane Falls, Wash. Geo. Simpkins is out in the Black Hills these days on mail business for Call & Cowles. Mrs. Geo. L. Galbraith went to Chicago last week on a visit and business trip combined. Archie Hutchinson and J. W. Hays started Saturday for Mt. Vernon, where they will attend the college commencement. Geo. E. Clarke, J. W. Wadsworth, Frank Nicoulin, and others made up a party Monday evening to try the fish in Okoboji. Miss Warner of Iowa Falls is visiting her cousin, Mrs. L. J. Rice. Mr. Rice is in Chicago on business and to see the Boies boomlet. Mrs. L. M. Horton and James Chapin attended the state Sunday school meeting at Marshalltown last week. They report a very pleasant gathering. Mrs. Col. Spencer is in Wisconsin visiting, and will bring her mother home with her. Her cousin, Mr. Baker of St. Paul, is keeping the colonel company. Miss Ada Smith is home from her school term in Minnesota for a summer visit. Miss Jessamine Jones and Fred Ingbam are also among the last week's arrivals. Rev. and Mrs. Flanigan visited at Cornell college a few days on their vacation trip, and then went east. They are spending their time in Pennsylvania and will be home July 1. Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson and Miss Edith Call are visiting Mrs Dr. Shore in Des Moines. Wm. K. has taken advantage of his wife's absence to make some additions to his home. TRAYELLINO IN KOSSUTH. ized. It leaves Algona at 9:40 and leaves Clear Lake on the return at 6 o'clock, fare for round trip $1.16. _ Sam. Jones preaches there, which is the great attraction. Stops were taken last Thursday towards the organization of a republican club, and Monday the officers will be elected. A long list of members nave signed the articles and it looks as though Algona would have a good working organization for the campaign. Alonzo D. Clarke says the Courier is away off about a young democrat at his place. A young republican has arrived and the initials of the Courier's name are all he has any use for. Instead of Horace Boies Clarke, he is willing to go as Harrison "Elaine luck to the young man. Clarke. Good T** V»4V JWMA4K »m*»»t The republican county convention to chose delegates to the state, congres- wona^ and judicial conventions meets Friday. The state convention nominates candidates for secretary of state, auditor, and other positions. The congressional convention names Mr. Delover's successor, and the judicial con- 1OLT UIHJJ.U. J- «*-> j.«.xjw.« .«..—- — original claim of W. H. Inghara and A. L Seeley but this cabin was built later by Moore. It stands back on the edge of the timber opposite M. Riebhoft's place. The new brass cannon uttered its first note in Algona Wednesday evening in honor of Harrison and Reid, and it made a very vigorous "Proarover on the bluffs west of town. C. B. Matson had it in charge and had a big. crowd in attendance. Another gathering met in the court house, and the sounds that came through the windows recalled the famous caucus in the Weaver fight, making it certain that the enthusiasm ran hif b We hear that the only un- oward incident of the ratification was the lights going out at one time, but one rfthe Boys spoke to Bro Hinchcm about his voting for Blaine in 1884, and his face at once illuminated the whole That J W. Hinchon's declination of the nomination for congress u.under- stood to mean that he will accept is the Emmetsburg Democrat^ last week; "The Democrat the nomination. Hmohon Swea. and Armstrong Are Worth See- Ing, As Well as tlie Pacific Slope- Some of the Improvements Going on In the County. If the readers of THE UPPER DES MOINES have been anticipating any cessation in reports of trials near and far, they will be disappointed this week for we have spent two days in Swea and Armstrong, and are not going to do Kossuth the injustice of leaving out two such prosperous communities after giving several columns to California, Oregon, and Washington towns. Then too what more proper ending for a long journey that a ride in Kossuth, or for a series of reports concerning the Pacific slope, than an account of what men who came without means have done right here at home. We chave just been reading Col. Neal's eulogy of Tennessee, penned with all the fervor of the true southerner's affection for his state, and what he says for Tennessee, after taking in the west, is ten times truer of Iowa. The rain is wetter, the ice colder, the grass greener, the birds livelier, and the poor man better off in Kossuth than any where in the whole 1,500 miles more or less of the Pacific coast, and a day in Swea right on the heels of the journey will convince anyone of it, especially if he can remember 'back eighteen or twenty years when the whole northwest part of the county was absolutely unoccupied—a trackless wilderness. Someone has said that everybody should get acquainted with his own country first, butbornandraisedinKos- suth we faced toward Svyea for the first time lastThursday, as with C. B. Matson holding the reins we turned northwest from Bancroft. And when we pulled up at Eagle Lake at noon to accept Capt. Jeanson's hospitable invitation to dine, it was our first view of the magnificent improvements he has made. The captain first visited this section 22 years ago, slept with J. C. Savery, S. R. Ingham, and W. H. Ingham on a floor with one buffalo robe for all, and decided to take the lands for a colony. Twenty six families came from Minnesota, but only four are left. The rest came from New York, They were poor, had no facilities for work, faced the grasshoppers, and starved through the starving period of all pioneers. But no one now in driving by their groves, fine buildings, two churches, and cultivated fields would believe they ever saw hard times, and no one who tries to buy their places will ever believe that they don't like Kossuth. Capt. Jeanson himself located twelve years ago, and his home and improvements would adorn any city in Iowa. From the top of nis house, which stands upon an elevation, one looks over all the surrounding country, and whether our view was made over-roseate, following at it did immediately upon paying our respects to Mrs. Jeanson^s hospitable board, we do not know, but certainly we did not look upon 8 fairer landscape in all the fruit valleys of southern California than lay s'pread for miles before ns, stretching from the Minnesota lakes on the north to the Des Moines on the south and west. From Capt. Jeanson's our route la.y due north to the state line, and here right on the line we saw the finest field of corn in the country, and met a twelve year old boy who knew what section his father's farm was on and what part of the section, and what sections lay on each side, for whom we predict a bright future. It was needless to inquire whether his father was a success or not, and whether all of the 300 steers he was herding belonged to his father. They did, and so did one of the best farms in Iowa, and we regret that so good a farmer has his house over the Minnesota line. From here west we ran almost in sight of Chain Lakes, the great resort of fishermen, turned south to Goose Lake—like all the small lakes now grown to rushes because of being dried up by the herde of cattle and dry seasons, and so on across the new railroad to Armstrong. We passed the road where some half mile of grading has been done, but did not see the site of the great city, and spent the evening and night with that pioneer in western Emmet, E. B. Camp- It was 27 years ago that following the settlement up the river, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell picked a site on tho Des Moines north of the grove Armstrong had taken. Dan. Perry was there, Mr. Richmond, the Dundas family, and a brother of Thos. Burt of Fenton, there or thereabouts, and the old road to the lakes and to Estherville ran near them. But it was years later that they became important enough to get mail, the first pouch being taken on foot from Algona, and it was 22 years ago that Mr. Campbell was appointed postmaster, and that Mrs. Campbell named the postofflce "Armstrong's Grove." Ten years ago Mr. Campbell began his store, Mr. Perry having dropped the business, and that today is all there is to Armstrong proper, situated, by the way, well over in Emmet county. But of tho Armstrong of the future no words can give a proper idea—that is of what is promised—and the three score years of the early settlers fall off and disappear as they talk of the town that is to be on the Upper Des Moines. And the inspiration of the actual residents, who have been waiting so long for the sound of the whistle, has been contagious enough to bring in a great crowd for tho opening, and speculation is rife as to price of lots, the number of banks, and the size the new city will reach before snow flies. The site on the road is about two miles north of Mr. Campbell's place and is said to be well chosen. There is sure to be a boom there, and in ten days or two weeks the business will begin. After enjoying this visit with Mr. Campbell and his estimable family, we drove west nearly to Swan Lake, passing the new creamery put in by the Armstrong people, then south and east to the old Seneca settlement on the river, visiting at W. W. Alcorn's about noon on our own invitation, and so on to Bancroft. The improvements Mr. Alcorn has made in a few years are typical of what is seen everywhere. His large two-story house, large barn with hay-mow, model hog hquso, and other buildings are among the evidences of prosperity on the farms that meet the traveler all along the road. A little way from him are the creamery and store, both proving of great advantage to the settlement. Coming over the ridge into Bancroft our ears were greeted with noises indicating that the peace and quiet of that metropolis were being disturbed by an Indian raid or a political riot. But as we hastened to lend assistance to the side of law and order, we heard above the din a piercing shriek, the burden of which was that the umpire was a fool. Then we came in view of a base ball contest between Ledyard and Burt, which recalled the days of the "Turnouts" when each player's ability was We Have Removed to the rink on State street with our stock of Buggies, Implements, and carry a full line. Come and see us. We Pay Frei and throw in a chromo besides. Bradley & Nicoulin. QUICK MEAL" Gasoline Stove. Sherwin-Williams paint, White lead, and oil. Fence \vire r Builder's Hardware, Steel Roofing, Pumps, etc., etc. My prices will meet all honest competition- Work fully guaranteed. H. J. WINKIE. There i$ Nothing Like It! Everybody wants one, And Taylor's is the Place to Get Them Free. rated by the amount of noise he could make. The game was not specially good, but being out to see evidences of the growth of the county in everything, we extracted considerable satisfaction from it, for where else can be found a town like Ledyard that a year ago was just starting and this year has a professional nine in tho field? We make no reference to Burt for she won the { game and that is glory enough. News From Chicago. The national democratic convention met yesterday and organized and adjourned till noon today for the committees to report. Cleveland is almost sure to be nominated with Gray of Indiana on the ticket. Hill and the New York Tammanyites are fighting hard and will throw to Boise. If Cleveland is beaten Boies will probably win. But Cleveland has gained every day so far and is conceded a winner. The convention passed a resolution of sympathy for Blaine, which was heartily cheered, WANTED—A few men to hay. 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