The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 27, 1891 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 27, 1891
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ESTABLISHED 1866, ALGO1STA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1891. VOL. XXVI-NO. 9. :-: J. E. BEATTIE, :•: -THI CASH GROCER WHITTEMORE, IOWA. 130:37- G-ood.s a, Specistlt3r. Light Brown Sugar, 24 pounds for .................................... #1.00 Granulated Sugar, 20 poonds for ........................................ i.oo Crushed Coffee, six pounds for .......................................... i.oo Tea Dust, seven pounds for ................................................ i.oo Good Regular 40 cent Tea, 4.^4 pounds for ...................... i.oo California Grapes, fourteen pounds for .............................. i.oo Raisins, ten and a half pounds for .................. .................. i.oo Dried Peaches, ten and a half pounds for ........................ i.oo Apricots, evaporated, eight pounds for ............................. i.oo Soap,- ten-oz. bars, nine bars for ....................................... 25 Salsoda, ten pounds for ...... ................................................ 25 Lye, twenty cans for ............................................................ i.oo Ladies' and Gents' Shoes. Ten per cent, off for the next ten days only. Misses' fine kip button, $1.30; ladies' fine kip button, 1.45; children's shoes from 30 to 900; ladies' toe slippers, 750; gents' operas, 750; plain shoes at cost, 950 to i.oo. Will have a special sale on shoes the 2oth; don't miss it. Eggs, I2c, cash or trade. I am here to stay; come and see me. I can duplicate prices on goods anywhere in the northwest. I solicit your trade. Please ive me a trial. T. EL The Cash Grocer, Whittemore, Iowa. The Grange Store. G-xoceicies, Etc. Successor to J.J.Wilson. Office and Yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALG-ONA, - 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 a chance to figure your bills, and we will prove that this is not merely idle talk. Money at Low Rates. S. S. SESSIONS succeeds me as solicitor for the NEW ENGLAND LOAN & TRUST COMPANY, and I request all my old friends, as well as others wanting FARM LOANS, to call on him at his office, over Chrischilles' store, Algona, la. 7, lf W% PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. '•^rf^^'V.^k-^—^Srf-S-.^^'^^^^N-^^rf^^^^-^rf^-^^W^^^J^S^-N-^N-^*-^*-*-*. GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algoua, Iowa. 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 Chrlschilles' store. L. K. OARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office. State St., one door east of Cordlngley Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D,, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. MORSE & PRIDE, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, Office east of Rutherford house, Algona, Iowa, G. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with prouituess. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation In English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Whittemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. West Bend, Iowa. Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fits, epilepsy, etc., cured. BANKING INSTITUTIONS. Kossuth County Bank, CAPITAL ............................... 850,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec- ;lons made promptly, and a general banking justness transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INGHAM .................... President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrlschilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. The First National Bank ., XO-W.A.- CAPITAL 850,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL President D. H. HUTCHINS A'lce President J. C. BLACKFOHD Cashier Directors—Ambrose A. Call, D. H. Hutchins, J. C. Blackford, Philip Dorweiler, Wm. K. Ferguson, A. D. Clarke, C. B. Hutchlns. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. FARMERS' AND TRADERS' BANK, J. M. Richmond ..................... President B. R. Richmond ................. Vice President A. B. Richmond .................. . ..... Cashier Transacts a general banking business. Col- ections a specialty. Money transferred to all parts of the United States and Europe at low rates. Tickets to and from the old country for sale. Taxes paid for residents and non-residents. Abstract of title furnished on the same day applied for. DEALER IN REAL ESTATE. Loan and Insurance Ag't and Notary Public. 60,000 acres of prairie lands and Improved farms for sale or rent. Village property for sale or rent. Now Is the time to secure you a lome before three prospective railroads are built, which will advance the price of land beyond the reach of the average home-seeker. COMMERCIAL HOUSE, Bancroft, Iowa, R. M. Richmond, proprietor. First-dags house. Satisfaction guaranteed. Special attention to the traveling public. State Bank of Bancroft AUTHOKIZED CAPITAL ............ $100,000 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 and rent. S. T. MESEBVEV .................... President B,. N, BBUEE .................. Vice President OH AS. B. MOBEHOUSE ............... CfwJUer Directors— G. S. Rlngland, 8. T. Meservey, R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, 0. Korsluud. gHOBT-FOBMjMOBTGAGES- The beat {or chattel work. Alwaw in stock at tbe Upper Pe» Moines office. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK The Dubuque Steel Railway company ha: put in operation in that city tho first and only system of electric storage battery cars In tho world, the Edison company, or Ac cumulator company of Philadelphia. One of the cars has been in operation on the Dubuquo street railway companies lino for nine months, and hns demonstrated tho practibility of the system. They arc tho finest built cars in the country, run without noise, are graduated from four to 20 miles per hour. Nino cars are in operation one six more will soon arrive., Tho company arc now putting in tho same system al Washington, whore tho poles and overhead wires have been ordered removed. Delegations from various cities wore there lust week to witness tho opcrrttlons of tho now system. ______ Iowa City boasts tho champion fut mtin in John Craig. Ho weighs !>~r> pounds, and was homo Sunday with his wife and baby, tho latter being baptised in tho Methodist church. ______ J. H. McConloguo of Mason City has been requested by tho alumni of tho law department of tho state university at Iowa ity, to deliver an address at tho commencement exorcises which Jaiko place on tho Kith of Juno. C. II. Matthews, a young uiun with a srokon neck, passed through Musou City on tho Milwaukee road tho other day. • Mr. Vlutthows had his nock broken two years ago while standing on tho top of a box eat- as it was passing through a bridge. His lead is held in position by a brace which extends from tho center of his back to tho irow of his hoad. From this braco two straps extend, one uromul his forehead mid one across his chin.. Tho doctor says thoro s no hope of tho bouo ever growing together again. Presiding Elder Pratt hold a council last vcok in tho case of Rov. Eylor, tho Calliope irencher charged with being drunk. A.uiong other, evidence of good character, lev. Eyler introduced a letter from M. E. lumber, our Iowa City student. Rev. iyler denied having drank anything, but vas considerably ombarasscd when qucs- ioned about lying about his name when ho policeman took him. Tho council cleared him of tho charges against him. Tho Hampton Recorder says: The Kickapoo medicine company continues to draw good houses, and wo understand that their 1 Sagwa" .is having a good sale. Tho nieni- jcrs of tho aggregation seem to bo pleasant, agreeable people. This is their last veok in our city. One hundred and twenty-six lire insurance companies, one joint stock live stock nsuranco company, one mutual hail nsso- iution, two steam boiler insurance eom- lanies, two plate glass insurance companies, wo fidelity Insurance companies, two ac- ident insurance companies and ond coin- iany, doing only an employers liability lusinoss, wore authorized to do business in owa during the year 1890. Tho state auditor's report shows that the owa fire insurance companies havo paid ack in losses in 1890, 87.9 per cent, of what tioy havo received in premiums. Foreign ompanles havo paid back 50.9 per cent, 'he total for all, not including of course tie county mutual companies, is $3,475,910 eceived in premiums, §1,580,719 paid in osses, tho total per cent, being but 45,-t, ?here has not been a year in which tho oinpaniea havo paid back half they havo aken. In the meantime tho average coat f insurance in the 130 mutual companies as been $1.80 per year for §1,000 of insur- nce. The Kossuth company is below this verage with a cost of §1.75 for 1890 for 1,000 of insurance. Tho Des Moinos News says that Rev. Ida !. Hultin of Unity church has resigned fter a five years' successful pastorate. 3ho will make Des Moiiios her homo, but vill take the field in behalf of tho Western Women's conference of which she is prcsi- ent. Tho kite-shaped track is being covered vith six inches of loam, and it is a big job. ,Vhen it is completed nothing but sulkies vill bo used for working horses over it, vhich Is sensible. Mr. Williams said ro- ontly that ho had the fastest track in tho vorld and would keep it that way if it cost 0,000 dollars a year, and ho will do so. Allerton, 3:18J^, has won more heats in- ide of 2:80 than any other horse over did of his age. In his three and four-year-old orms ho placed 84 heats to his record. Plon. Edward Johnstono of Keokuk died astweek. Ho was born in Pennsylvania, 'uly 4, 1815, and came to Iowa in 1837. He vas clerk of the territorial legislature, was lected to the Iowa house and twice chosen peaker, and afterward to tho state senate. 'rom 1844 to '48 he was United States at- orney for Iowa, and from 1851 to '55 judge )f Lee county. In 1857 he was a member of he constitutional convention, and at the ime of his death was president of the Iowa lolumbiaii Exposition commission, He was always a democrat, and had tho re- pect of all with whom he was acquainted. A partial eclipse of the moon occurred ast Saturday. It was not generally seen n Iowa. It will be otherwise with tho total eclipse of our satellite which will begin at 35 minutes past 10 on November 15, next. There will be two solar eclipses— ne annular arid visible in this country as a >artlal eclipse on the upper lines beginning at two minutes past 5 on June 0, the other a partial eclipse on Dec. 1, which will be isible. ____„_ Junod & Culbertson of Carroll have won heir case against the Northwestern railroad, and have been awarded a refund oj $384 for overcharges and interest. In 188' tho company in connection with tho Elkhorn rond mode a rate to Chicago from 131air Neb., of 11 cents per hundred on corn am oats. At this time tho rate from Carrol to Chicago was t!) cents, or a discrlniina Won of eight coins per hundred against our local shippers. Other like discriminations caused this suit. Theodore Thomas and his orchestra come to Des Moines next Monday. In the suprouio court last Thursday nie mortal services wero hold in respect to Judge Daniel. D. Chase of Webster City ono of tho oldest jurists and Judges in Iowa who died April 27, Tho memorial was presented by Col. Clarke, followed by John I Duncouibo. Remarks wero make by Chtel Justice Heck and Associate Judge Robinson and the memorial was ordered spread on tho record of the court. Esthorvillo is building two now elevators, ono of 50,000 bushels capacity, tho other ol 2T>,000 bushels. Two now mills are being built, ono n steam mill near tho railway track, costing $13,000, and tho other near the Des Moinos river. A 812,000 school house is under contract. FEOM THE COUNTY TOWNS. lluirnlo Vork. UKF.VU) FOUK, May 23.—Mrs. Elizabeth Burtlett died last night at about 13 o'clock. She was in usual health helping her daught ors about tho evening work, and seemingly well at bedtime. About 11 o'clock she invoke the family ns she wat fooling badly, she grow worse so rapidly they sent for a physician, but sho died before ho arrived. She has been troubled for yours with erysipelas which went to tho heart causing her sudden death. Mrs. Burtlott and family ivero among the first settlors of the county. Her husband died when tho family wore young, causing her to see many of tho hardships of pioneer lifo, but through all tho vicissitudes of lifo she has ovor shown a holp- 'nll, cheorfull disposition that has endeared icr to her family and friends, and will make her greatly missed in tho community. J. D. Davison wont to Amos last Monday after his son, Elwin, who has had a long sickness there. Ills friends hope to soon see him woll and hearty again. Tho machinery is all in tho creamery and .hey started tho engine yesterday to see .hut everything was in , running order. They will begin taking in milk Monday. Mr. Wolfo has boon working upon the ,owcr of tho church the past week. Tho church will bo dedicated tho 21st of Juno. JjUVoriic. , May 25,— There was a grand .lino at tho barn raising Saturday at Adam Marty's. G. W. I-Iunnu, J. C. Raymond, and P. P. Simmons went to tho hub Monday on busi- 1088. J, Knauhlauck has resigned his position is clerk for II, Klindt. Tho dance at Christ Thuko's last Friday light was woll attended and a livcjy time hoy had. Tho M. E. church is being thoroughly 'cnovatcd and new paper is being put on he walls and coiling this week. Tho M. & St. L, is putting In a now rossing on Main street, which was much icedcd. Wm. Bruininoud is building a largo nddl- ion to his lumber shed this week. Frost Saturday morning, but not heavy nough to injure vegetation any. E. A. Lovoll had a tussol with a bicycle ast week and it got tho best of him a little, caving him to limp around with a sprained inkle. Frank Stoddard of Ronwick was in town Thursday on business. Werner Eggerth and family wont to Wos- ey on Monday to attend tho wedding of an ild school mate. Mrs. Goo. Lacoy and her children took ho train on Wednesday evening for Indlan- )la to spend a few weeks with her folks, Frrnk Hall and Goo, Lockwood of Ron- vick was in town Friday on business. Tho rain last week was a God send to his part of tho northwest. Mrs. D. W. Ramm and her two little hildrcn took their team and buggy on Sunday evening for u short drive. They drove ip to tho Gorman Lutheran parsonage to pond an hour with Mr. and Mrs. Lohr, and while standing at tho gato Mrs. Rumm eft tho largest of tho children sitting in lie buggy. While there talking tho team tarted to walk oft and Mrs. Ramm went to latch them, but tho horses started off at u irisk trot, and from that to a run with the ihild in tho buggy. Tho team ran down hrough town at full speed, and Just as they urnod in ut tho burn threw the child out. As luck would havo it the child was hurt but little, but Mrs, Raram was badly scared. - "\Vo8lcy. WKSLUV, May 25,—Tho little showers wo have boon having for tho past few days are making crops look woll. Wheat oats and 30rn never looked bettor than they do now n this part of tho county. The farmers' alliance have taken posses- ion of F. M. Butts store and havo opened up business. They have elected Geo. B. Hall as general manager, They could not lave found a better man than Mr. Hall, and there is no reason why the business will not be a successful ono as tho fanners seem to be united, and thoqe who have taken stock in the business are well to do, and have made farming a success in Kosauth county since they have been here. We wish to say that we wish them success along with the rest of our enterprising justness mon. The teachers' association that was held at iVosley last Saturday was a very spirited affair. There was a good representation of he teachers of this part of (he county. There were several papers by different teachers which were Jects of a recitation, which occupied tho greater part of tho morning session. The afternoon session was taken up by papers and discussions on tho different topics by all tho teachers present. There was a good representation of our town present and all pronounced tho gathering a very pleasant and successful time. F. M. lintts is gathering up his household goods and is getting ready to move to Chicago. Wo are sorry to havo Mr. Butt* leave us as he has been ono of our best business men, yet thoro is no doubt but Mr. Hutti will lw back to Wesley again as he hns considerable property here. His sou Guy will rtmialn hero and run tho exchange bank. Will Ueed and wlfo of CorwIthspontSun- day with Mrs. Heed's parents Just north of Wosloy. J. B. Kiler of Sioux City Is a guest at tho Sherman House at present. There was a mooting of our citizens last Monday evening to make arrangements to uolobruto tho Fourth of July at this place. Thoro was a committee appointed to look up tho finances and and report next Monday evening. Let everybody that may bo Interested come out and tako part, and lot us havo ono of tho biggest celebrations Wos- loy ovor saw. F. M. Butta was down to Algonu Monday. Josso DIngor of Bancroft spent Sunday In Wosloy with Ills old friends. Jesse says Bancroft and vicinity is booming this spring. Elder Black will hold his third quarterly mooting of tills charge on Saturday uuil Sunday, Juno (S-7 at Elwolls grove six miles north of Wosloy. It is hoped that everybody will attend. Thoro will bo preaching service at this l>lnconoxt Sunday morning at il o'clock by Rov. McBrido. Sunday school at 10 n. . R. J. Bldgood is building a now houso on ils lots In Call's addition. Farm hands are In groat demand in this part of the county. Also three or four good carpenters can find plenty to do if they wish to como and let pooplo know that they ire looking for work. A, M. Tuttlo has Just returned from a trip through southern Kansas, Oklahoma, uul Indian Territory. The doctor tolls us .hat ho saw as fine a country as ho ovor ooked on in his lifo, and that crops are ooklug fine. Wheat was all headed out md promises a big crop. Also thoro Is gong to bo a big crop of fruit of all kinds through that country. Tho doctor did not go thoro thinking of locating, but merely on i business trip. Married, at tho residence of tho bride's Mironts, May 20, Mr. F. C. Bacon mid Miss Delia Hume, Rov. Bacon of Portage, Wis., officiating. Tho groom is ono of tho firm of "3. F. Bacon & Son, while tho bride is tho inly daughter of F. Hume of tho firm of Taylor & Hume, all of Wosloy. Hugh McCutchon and his family uro expected to arrive hero this week. His now Btoro room Is about completed and Hngh vill occupy It nt once. Thoro will bo but three more weeks of chool after this week, then there will bo a vacation. Tho board will receive upplica- ions for tho prlncipalship and all other do- jartinents up to the first Monday in August, when all applications will bo consldor- 3d and a principal and teachers elected. Markets: Wheat, 82o; outs, 8Bo; barley, 2c; corn, 45c; flax, 95c; hogs, *4; hay, •>5.50@8.50; butter, 12c; eggs, lie. OLD SETTLERS' MEETING. IHIIO l<> t]i» r>iiy foe tho Annual (ilathorliiK-Tiiu J'roKriuiimo for an Knturtiiinlii£; Mooting. Aii old Bottlers' mooting will bo hold it tho court houso hull In Algona, Juno 0. Since tho "old sottlor.s" arc bo- ioming fewer oiu;h your it is vory de- ilrablo that they nil mako an effort to jomo to this mooting, whoro old-time icquaintancoship may ho ronowod— vhoro sooiahility may ho may ho made nanifost in tho old-timo way, and on- ivenotl by tho newer ideas which are ho natural oll'spring of tirno, and where everybody, for tho day, is sure to fool a n-otherly interest in everybody else. 1 your baskots with good tilings to eat, and your hearts with charity to all mankind, and everybody come to tho old settlers' mooting. Following in the n'ogrammo: Mooting nt tho court houso at 10:80 u. m. Music. Committee on music, F. M. Taylor, Mrs. r. 1C. Stacy, Mrs. Morris Chupln, Miss ''mum Ziihlton. llonowlng acquaintances and visiting. Basket dinner at IS m. Afternoon. Music ut 1 p. m. Opening address—A. A. Call. lowu Boys in Blue—Horuce Schonek. Music. Pupor—Uoalitios of tho Past and Possibilities of the Future—Mrs. Gardner lowlos. This will bo followed by five minute speeches by Goo. Call, Harvey In^bara, A. L. Seely, Mrs. H. F. Watsou, E. N. Werv- or, J. E. Bluckford, Joo Grose, Mrs. Eugene Dlarko, Mr. Fisher, Henry Patterson, M. DeL. Parsons, John Reed, Tom Koblson, Mrs. Grose, Jerome Stacy, Dr. Sheetz. Nathan Pino, David King, David Sample, S. iced, Win, Ormiston, Mrs. Dr. Garfield, H. J. Hunt, Mrs. C. A. Ingham. Birch Matison, J. B. Jones, August Zahlten, A. D. Clarke, C. C. Chubb, Mrs. Coleman Chubb, James Henderson, O. Minkler, John Heck- irt, Morris Chttpiu, Joo Thompson, Emma iockart, Mrs. Altwegg, Mrs. John Winkel, Mrs. Dr. Hudson. ' Music. By order of committee. BBBTHA CABBY, Secretary, Sbort-Horu Hulls. Ten thoroughbred short-horn bulls at auction, In Algona, Saturday, May 80. One year's time without interest on approved notes. CUNNWGJJAM if JAMBS. 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