The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 13, 1892 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1892. VOL. XXVII-NO. 16. The Grange Store, Carpets, Dry Goods, GROCERIES, ETC. We have just received today A large line of dress goods. All the latest novelties for summer. Also A Fine f Assortment of Laces, Dress Trimmings, Fans, etc. Drop in and see the new goods. . L. GAIMITH & CO. "QUICK MEAL" Gasoline Stove. Sherwin-Williams paint, White lead, and oil. Fence wire, Builder's Hardware, Steel Roofing, Pumps, etc., etc. My prices will meet all honest competition. Work fully guaranteed. H. J. WINKIE. . Hi. erosion., IFletJi, DEALERS IN REAL ESTATE, Xo-wst. Do you want to sell your f arm f If so, list it with us at once, we can find you a buyer. Money loaned on Real Estate on long time and at low rate of interest. Agents for Dubuque Fire and Marine Insurance company. Office over Qalbraith's store. FARM LOANS. Having secured the agency of the New England Loan and Trust Company, I am now prepared to make farm loans on five to ten years' time at the lowest possible rate, with privilege of partial payments before due. Office over Chrischilles' store, Algona. S. S. SESSIONS. YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, paper hanging, kalsomining, etc.? JAS A. ORB IS THE MAN ublic that he is rea lions and wall Farm Loans. I can now make loans on improved lands, from one to ten years time, and give the borrower the privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof In even J100 at any date when interest falls due. This is Iowa money, and no second mortgage or coupons taken. This plan of making a loan will enable the^bor. rower to reduce his mortgage at any time and save the Interest on the amount paid. Money I^.heaatonc.onperfecttitle. Call on or address . Z. GBOVE. JOHN GROVE Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. For Staple And Fancy Groceries Try LANGDON & HUDSON We handle a full line of all the latest Vegetables and Fruits of the season. Give us a call. For You. I make for the present the following very low prices on FLOUR. Try a sack. If it don't please it will cost you nothing: Pat. W. W. flour, per sack, $1.10 Graham flour, per sack, - .50 Corn meal, per sack, - - .25 Rye flour, per sack, - - .75 Buckwheat, per sack, - '.75 Bran, per 100 pounds, - .65 Shorts, per 100 pounds, - .70 Feed, per 100 pounds, - .80 Wheaten Gluten, per sack, .75 All warranted. Liberal discount on round lots. J. J. WILSON. Cloths and Trimmings. J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths and trimmings always kept on hand, and furnished at as low rates as can be bought elsewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. Come and see us before placing your order. It will be to your advantage. T. 3=. soar. Abstracts. Other abstracters have pooled. We're not in it. We have been in the business for 22 years and don't have to sell, but are here to stay. Our work is GUARANTEED and will be done at living prices. Jones & Smith. Abstract Office. The undersigned having purchased the abstract books of C. M. Doxaee, A, D. Clarke & Co., and W. H. Nycum, are prepared to do neat and reliable work in that line at living prices. We have but one policy— that of fair dealing and courtesy toward all. With this, supplemented by promptness, strict attention to business, and none but first-class work, we trust we shall merit and receive the patronage formerly bestowed upon our worthy predecessors. Office at the old stand of O. M. Doxsee, where we will be pleased to meet and make the acquaintance of our patrons and all others who may favor us by calling. Very respectfully, ABSTRAOTERS. Do You Want a Well ? We do all kinds of well work, such as Drilling, Boring, Gleaning and In fact all work In the well line. Water or no pay. Also put in pumps, set up wind mills, ana do repairing. FRASER BROS. DR, L, A, SHEETS, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med pines, and pure llquora for medicinal purp.9H,es pftly. BANKING INSTITUTIONS, Kossuth County Bank THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS, CAPITAL ............................... 150,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and lomestlc 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. W1I. H. 1NGHAM .................... President J. B. JONES ........ ............ Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Costlier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. The First National Bank CAPITAL 850,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL President J>. H. HUTCHINS Vice PrcBldent WM. K. FKUGUSON Cashier Directors—D, H, Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, W. F. Carter, Ambrose A. Call, C. B. Hutchins, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. A, I). CLARKE President C. C. CHUBB Vice President IHAS. C. St. CLA1R Cashier Algona State Bank, CAPITAL $50,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special attention given to collections. Exchange bought and sold on all points in ;his country and Europe, and a general bank- ng business transacted. Directors—A. D. Clai'ke, C. C. Chubb, Myron Scheuck, Geo. L. Galbraith, Thos. F. Cooke, W. 0. Tyrrell, Chas. C. St. Clair. R. SI. RICHMOND .................... President 1. J. BRUER .................... Vice President A. B. RICHMOND ...................... Cashier 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 bank- .ng business transacted. SPECIAL ATTENTION TO OOLLEOTIOffS. Insurance written. Steamship Ticketi to and from Europe. Directors— R. M. Richmond, I. J. Bruer, N. E. Sheridan, A. B. Richmond, B. F. Smith, S. Mayne, C. E. Mallory. State Bank of Bancroft 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. Motes purchased. Large list of wild lands and improved farms for sale and rent. S. T. MESERVEY .................... President R. N. BRUER .................. Vice President CHAS. R. MOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Ringland, S. T. Meservey. R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korslund. I_iOTJIS 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 MACHINES AND ORGANS. THE TROTTING STALLION, Byron Sherman NO. 5877. XKHCOIKD, 3:2S. Sired by Saturn No. 2605. Dam Kitty Clyde by Pascas 2500, he by Almont 33. Byron Sherman haa trotted miles from 2:27 to 3:23'/,; half miles from 1:12 to 1:10. This horse weighs 1240 pounds, is of nice color, very handsome and of good size, and is a trotter as well as trotting bred. Traces directly from both sire and dam to Hambleton- ian and Imp, Messenger. SERVICE FEE, $25 THE SEASON. Will stand at Algona, Iowa. J. A., PETER, and FRANK WINKEL, Owners. F. M, BRONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in his line. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Bros.' store. W AT s JXT7"n Salesmen local and • rxrN •*• A -- L ' traveling. To represent our well known house. You need no capital to represent a nrm that warrants nursery stock llrst-class and true to name. Work all the year. J100 per month to the right man. Apply quick stating age. Tu L. MAY & CO., St. Paul, Minn. Nurserymen, Florists and Seedmen, (This house is responsible.) 926 YOU CAN BUY A gewtng. Machine «tot retausftnr f*p, Prof. Samuel Calvin of the state university has been elected state geologist and will have charge of the state geo- ogical survey. Mr. Calvin is professor of geology and biology, and has filled .hat office for about 15 years. During lis connection with the university he has built up the reputation of the insti- .ution as regards this line of instruc- .ion. He is a brilliant instructor. The ommission considered the advisability of proffering to Prof. Calvin this posi- .ion, and by unanimous vote so decided, vlthough there is as yet no positive cnowledgo that ho will accept, but it is bought that he will do so. The commission fixed the salary of the state geologist at $2,500 per year, out of which ie must pay his personal expenses of ho survey. ______ The railroad commission has been called upon to goto Lake Okobojl to investigate a complaint by the citizens of .he town. They declare that the Milwaukee railroad has been filling up the ake with stone, sand and dirt for pur- >ose of enlarging its yards and has .hereby made the lake smaller, and also making it unfit for rowing. Several other reasons are given, andtheOkobo- i people insist that they will make trouble for the road unless something s done to prevent this thing. At the judicial convention of this district last week W. S. Bemis of Clay iounty was elected temporary chairman and H. L. Galpin of Buena Vista county temporary secretary. On motion a committee on credentials was dis- jensed with, and the temporary officers were made permanent. On motion of 3-. S. Garfield of Humboldt, seconded jy W. D. McEwen of Pocahontas, Hon. liOt Thomas of Buena Vista was renom- nated by acclamation. This is the ihird time Judge Thomas has been nominated. Following is the judicial committee: C. A. Irwin, Buena Vista; ?. L. Dinsmore, Pocahontas; J. G. vlyerly, Emmet; G. S. Garfield, Humboldt; W. B. Quarton, Kossuth; E. C. Jlowell, Palo Alto; J. B. Stamp, Clay; ~. H. Funk, Dickinson. G. S. Garield was elected chairman of the committee. Edward Everett Hale Jr. will next eptember take the professorship of Inglish in the Iowa state university. Ie is a graduate of Harvard, class of 83, and after assisting his father in his .iterary labors for two or three years became;instructorin English at Cornell. ?or the past four years he has been in lurope. A committee of the State Temperance alliance, consisting of J. A. Harvey, Hi Elliott, B. O. Aylesworth, Aaron 'uster, John J. Hamilton, Allan Clarke and Mrs. A. E. McMurray, have issued an address absolving prohibitionists rom voting the republican ticket in [owa, charging that the party has gone jack on prohibition by its silent plat- :orm and the nomination of A. B. Cummins. The address urges prohibition- .sts to vote as they please and to en- ! orce the prohibitory law. Republican candidates for district presidential electors are: First, W. M. Walker of Van Buren; Second, has. Lewis of Johnson; Third, C. E. Albrook of Hardin; Fourth, H. P. Hancock of Fayette; Fifth, H, Stone of Marshall; Sixth, B. F. Carroll of Davis; ieventh, E. R. Hays of Marion; Eighth, L. C. Mechenof Appanoose; -Ninth, J, Linett of,Pottawattamie; Tenth, Z. A ihurch of Greene; Eleventh, E. D. lhassell of Plymouth. Hon. Lafe Young, editor of the Capital, has presented the historical collection with the pictures of the members of the senate of the Fifteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Twenty-first general assemblies, of which he was a member. John A, Kasson will lecture before John Hopkins university on " European Diplomacy." At a meeting of the democratic state central committee held at Des Moines Aug. 17 was agreed upon as the date and Davenport the place of the democratic state convention. The United States department of agriculture has sent out a report on sugai beets. Three hundred and twenty-two samples were received from Iowa, representing 61 counties. The mean con tent of sugar in the samples was 11.85 and the mean weight of the beets 30 ounces. From Marshall county were received 34 samples, showing an aver age content of 11.54 of sugar in the beet and an average weight of 21 ounces From Muscatine county were receivec 33 samples, showing 14.10 per cent, o: sugar in the best and an average weigh of 36 ounces. This is a magnificion showing, and indicates that in this county the beets have been cultivated in Accordance with the directions sem or that the soil of the opvmty is eepe suited to the growth of the sugai beet. There is only one sample among the whole number that can be considered as poor, while many of them are above the average in richness. It cannot be that, among so many samples, jood results are due to accident. This?* ty-ono samples were received f rom Scott county, showing an average of sugaf in ;he beet of 12.63 and an average weight of 20 ounces. Nineteen samples were received from Dallas county, showing an average of 11.96 of sugar in the beet and an average weight of 23 ounces. This is also an encouraging result,. Sightcon samples were received from Allamakoo county, showing an average content of sugar in the beet of 12.64, and an average weight of 40 ounces. This must also bo regarded as a high content of sugar, considering the excessive size of the boots. The above com- )risos all the counties sending a large number of samples. Many of the coun- .ies sending a smaller number of sam- plesshow excellent results, but of course ho greater reliance must bo placed on hose counties from which the larger numbers of samples wasTecoived. The Twenty-fourth general assembly jroposes to indulge in a reunion at Spirit Lake, Aug. 0. Senator Funk s chairman of the committee on ar- •angoments. Tho state officers are to >e among the guests. There will be a mock session, fish and game dinner. • boating, fishing and other amusements. Mr. O. E. Shannon is chairman of the oress committee. The fish commissioner will make an exhibit of the work he ias done on the occasion, and the steam)oat companies place their boats at the disposal of the reunion. Mason City has voted a two per cent, tax for the Chicago Groat Western •ailway, and will vote a three per cent, .ax for a connection with the Forest City road to Armstrong, This will ;ive Mason City six railways. The New York papers have reports about the doings of a delegate to the Christian convention from Iowa. His name is Wm. F. Powell of Indianola. So intended to make his headquarters with the Iowa delegation at the Everett louse, but stopped in many saloons on .he way and finally fell in with Julia and Lilian Wood, who are also known to the policeasthe "Cornell sisters." They undertook to show him something of the city, and after taking two or three drinks at his expense, piloted him into Nineteenth street. When near Third avenue they suggested that he sit down and rest in a doorway. He did so, and while one cajoled him the other seized his pocketbook, containing $60 and papers of considerable value. C. W. Williams has telegraphed that Allerton would appear on the Mason ity track during the September races to lower the two-mile record. A man 110 years old died near Cedar Rapids last week. Ho came to Iowa in 1840. A committee has been appointed by the Dubuque board of trade to prepare an exhibit for the city at the world's fair. In this exhibit the mines and manufactures will be represented. There is a great deal of enthusiasm over the matter, and it is expected a creditable display will bo made. Specimens from the lead and zinc mines and spar caves will make a handsome show. Senator Funk sizes up the congressional situation. Gear in the First, Henderson in the Third, Hull in the Seventh, and Dolliver in the Tenth, have been nominated to congress by acclamation by the republicans. In the Fourth district the situation is very indefinite. There are no active candidates. Hon. J. E. Blythe of Cerro Gordo and ex-Congressman Updegrafl of Clayton are being put forward by their friends. It seems probable that R. G. Cousins, a bright young lawyer of Cedar county, will be the nominee in the Fifth. Major Lacy, of Mahaska, will knock out Fred White in the Sixth. Col. Hepburn seems to be the coming man in the Eighth. In the Ninth it is everybody's race at this stage of proceedings. In the Eleventh Geo. D. Perkins will be renominated by acclamation. The republicans have a fighting chance to eloct 10 congressmen in Iowa this fall. They will certainly gain several districts. Iowa's new voting law has already caused trouble, although the law has not been tried. In the federal court, Eisner's Patent Folding Booth company of Jefferson City, Mo,, has brought suit for infringment of patent against the H. P. Brammor Manufacturing company of Davenport, Iowa. Plaintiff asks an injunction restraining defendant from making the booths and for damages. ,^ — liucklen's Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for bruises, outs, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, (ever sores, tetter, chilblains, chapped hands, corns ana all skin eruptions, ana positively cures piles pr no pay is required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded, Price £5o a box; sold by pr. As

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