The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 2, 1892 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 2, 1892
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tJPPEJEl DBS MOINES; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1892 «._,.._ . ^ ' . ' . ._ „ j,,,.,.„,„ ^ ,%.-. HAS SECOND PUCE 'Inter-State Rifle Contest at For Sheridan—New Features inaugurated. l&egulars Are fexperts at Skirmish Firing —Iowa Mfcn Were Well Up the Last Day. The inter-state rifle contest closed at Pott Sheridan Friday evening with the Iowa team second, being beaten by 111! noise and beating Wisconsin. This is better than the state teatn has ever done before, and as the score totals were higher, also, Iowa has cause to fee proud over the outcome. The Illinois team has had twice the practice that either of the others have and is one ol the finest rifle teams in the United States. The team totals for the two days were: Illinois, 2,736; Iowa, 2,600 Wisconsin, 2,404. A new feature of this contest was the competition of a team of regular army sharpshooters, who were to beat the 10 high scores made by the national guard. On known distance firing the Illinois team alone beat the regulars, but the skirmishing of the regulars was wonderful. O'Rourke made two runs which averaged 155 each, a most remarkably high score. The regulars won in the contest by their skirmish firing. The Washburn trophy, for which the guards shot, is a $1,000 solid coin silver representative of a mounted Indian spearing a buffalo. It was given by Senator Washburn of Minnesota, and put up by the Minnesota team. That state won it once and Illinois twice. Tho state winning three' times gains ownership. The Iowa men met something new in this contest in the way of a moving target. Co). Rice, inspector of small arm practice in Illinois, ia the inventor of the target, and has tables for arranging the gun sights to meet any rate of speed at any distance. The accuracy of his tables was shown by the firing of Lieut. Fisher of Waterloo, who won the medal "offered for the best score at 200 yards. Among others who won on the Iowa team in the individual matches, which were held on the two days preceding the regular competition, were Lieut. Harris of Villisca, who got the medal at 600 yards with a score of 45, and Lieut. Fisher at 500 yards, who won with 47. In the competition Col. Mount of Shenandoah gained our team distinction by making the highest score made by any man at any distance. Ho got 48 out of 50 at 600 yards. Our Iowa men were also well up in totals on the last day. Rush of Waukon was seventh and Fisher eighth and Kemble tenth in the whole contest. Algona's representative, M. J. Walsh, did himself proud on the team. He went on as ninth man and ended fifth. In the preliminary firing he was first and made a fine skirmish run ol 128. He held up well in the contest and in the final roll of all the shooters was 14th, considerably above the middle. Fort Sheridan is the model garrison of the United States. Millions have been spent, and every building is new and after the latest model. The whole on the lake shore and in a natural grove of the heaviest of our native timber. In a few years this will be the handsomest spot along the lake. At the close of the contest nothini but the best of good will was expressei towards Col. Cook for his management of the Iowa team, and much of their improved position is due to his labor. He has been untiring in his efforts to get the state the best representation possible and the result was as gentlemanly and pleasant a company as over left the state and the best record yet made. Iowa can easily win the trophy next year if the work now begun is continued. PEOM THE COUNTY TOWNS, WESLEY. WESLEY, Nov. 1.—Mrs. F. M. Butts of Chicago arrived here Wednesday to visit her mother and many friends of Wesley. C. E. Oleson has been doing business ia Chicago for the past two weeks, returning Friday. Columbus day was observed by our schools with appropriate ceremonies. Prof. Barslou and his assistants left nothing undone to make the event a success. A godly number of our peoplo gathered at the church last Monday evening to tender thoir regards to Rev. and .Mrs. Eastman, showing the same by the numerous presents left, which the pastor and his wife both appreciated very much, Geo. Norton of Tiima City has been here for the past week visiting- his sis- tor, Mrs. G. A. Frink. C. L. Livermore has sold out his barber business here to W. D. White. A. J. Norton of Hampton will run the business for the present until Mr. White makes other arrangements. Work on Hollenbeck's now store room is progressing nicely, When finished it will bo one of the nicest store rooms in town. Mr. Hofius, our county auditor, was intownlast week looking after his democratic constituents. The funeral of Win. Ward Wednesday was largely attended by his many friends and also a good many from Garner. Coal seoms a scarce article in our town ut present. Both of our dealers have boon out most of the time for the past few days. Messrs. Haggard and Quarton of Algona were in our town on businessTues- day. Our stock buyers got in quite a war here Monday. It seems that J. P. Johnson bought a bunch of hogs frorn B. Mayers of Ramsay and paid him some money-on them; he brought them to town and sold them to Tom Gray am took pay from him. Mayers claimec he did not know he was dealing with a different firm. J; P. Johnson got after Mayers for the hogs and Mayers swore out an information against Gray for getting property under false pretenses, and Gray swore out a warrant for J, P. Johnson for going under an assumec name claimin »• that Johnson's lawfu' name is Jehnsen instead of Johnson Gray gave bonds to appear before O Robinson, J. P., Nov. 9, to answer to the charge of getting property under false pretenses, while we have iiol learaud what Johnson will do. It is a hard time When Scotland, Germany, and Denmark declare war. Surely the American hog has become more popular than it was before Elaine's reciprocity and the McKinley bill was passed. Let the good work go on anc pork keep raising, that is what the farmer is looking for. Let the foreign powers war if they want to, the American hog will come out on top _every time. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Grove are rejoicing over a new arrival of a boy at their homo last Sunday evening. Markets: Wheat, 40@47c; oats, 21c; barley, 27c; fiax, 90c; hogs, §4.80; hay, $2.75 loose, baled, $4. FOR the latest styles and lowesl prices in hats, call on E. Reeve & Co. A Flu in Pudding: In IluNBla. Does any one remember Byron's fa mous plum pudding story? If so. tin Nikita pluin pudding story may strike them as somewhat of a parallel. When staying at St. Petersburg for Christmas some English friends of the young singer, thinking to please her and regardless of the effects on her voice, senl her a monster plum pudding as a surprise. Imagine her amazement and trepidation when it was announced in every morning paper that a large box, supposed to contain an infernal tna chine, directed to the young singer, hat! been deposited at the nearest police station. A letter reached her from an authority—there are many authorities about in St. Petersburg—informing her that the police were chary of opening the box, fearing it might be dangerous to their lives, but did she know of any one valiant enough to attempt the deed the box should be hers. Her impresario undertook to die in the attempt, and on arriving at the police station for that express purpose was somewhat relieved to find the huge package reposing quietly enough in a tank ol water. Now came the moment for the untying of the G-ordian knot, and there reposed.wrappedin linen within an earthenware bowl, the pudding dearest to the heart of Englishmen on the 25th of December as every year comes around. The police still refused to be satisfied and insisted that the terrible thing might shroud a mysterious bomb. After a vast amount of probing and pronging the pudding was at length conveyed to its destination, and both it and the joke were heartily enjoyed by the Nikita party.—Gentlewoman. A Krltlnh Officer's Invention. Captain Wilson, E. N., of the torpedo instruction ship Vernon, has invented an appliance for cutting through the torpedo nets with which modern warships protect themselves from torpedo attacks. The experiments already made prove to the fullest extent the tremendous power of the new invention, which has fully realized all its originator claimed for it. The inventor of the torpedo net ridiculed the idea of any instrument being able to cut through his tough steel wire netting. But the trial just made has proved the emptiness of his boast. The great momentum of the Whitehead torpedo, armed with Captain Wilson's new torpedo cutters, enabled it to cut its way through any torpedo net, even when the latter was set an angle of 45 degs., without apparent retardation of its flight. The cutter consists of blades arranged scissor fashion, which sever the wire meshes of the net, making an aperture sufficient for tho entrance of tho torpedo.—Electricity. A Unique Theater, A stock company in Vienna is about to begin building a unique theater in one of the recently annexed districts. The cost is to be $350,000 or $300,000. The roof io to be a great rolling iron curtain, after the style of iron curtains now nsed before shop windows, and on hot summer nights it is to be drawn aside so ;hat the audience may be refreshed. With that arrangement the company expects to be able to carry out its plan ;o give a performance every evening in ;he year, or 433 performances annually, .ncluding matinoes. The theater will iccommodate 8,000 persons, and the lighest price for a place outside of the joxes is to be only forty cents, although ;he heaviest classical plays and the works of the best modern dramatists ire to be produced on its stage,—Architecture and Building. A Rubber PuTement. When I was in Germany a few years igo I was shown a street pavement that iad been laid which was made of rub- ier. It was almost noiseless, and some went so far as to say that if it proved successful otherwise it wcrald do away with vehicle springs. The only objec- lou made to the pavement was that it was feared it would be affected by the change of temperature. 1 saw a man ;he other day who had recently arrived "rom Germany, and he told me the pavement of which I have spoken has proved o be a complete success. That it is not jhanged by cold or hot weather, and hat it wears well even under the heaviest earning.—Interview in Chicago Tribune. A Ullud ISluck Eel. Mr. V. N. Edwards, of the United States fish commission, haa obtained rom Cuttyhuuk |>ond a very singular el, The eyes are entirely concealed under the skin and the color ia uniform- ly dark, almost black. Ia forin ani proportions it is like the comniofl eel and may prove to be merely a dark col ored blind example of this species Trout and other fish become dark in color as a result of blindness, and tin may be another illustration of a phe nomenon which is often observed by tisl cnlturists. The length of the specimen is about thirteen inches.—Forest anc Stream. Everybody Was Mad. Nate Cook, of Brownsburg, ind., pnr chased an old house, in which was stored a photographer's outfit. Peopli curiously inclined broke into the house and examined the pictures, but carriet nothing away, Cook was very much incensed, and he caused the arrest o: eighteen or twenty of the very best peo pie of Brownsburg, charging them with trespass. The cases weraafterward dis missed, but not until all Brownsburg was mad enough to wreak vengeanc* on everybody concerned in the prosecU' tion.— Philadelphia Ledger. A Hungry ICugle. One day last week Mr. P. C. Thorp shot a sea gull in the harbor of Southport, N. C., but before the bird could be secured a large bald eagle, hitherto unnoticed, swooped down and carried ofl the gull, soon disappearing with it in the direction of Fort Caswell. Paris Libraries. In spite of the pressure of modern life and tire abundance of periodical literature, 1,277,486 books from the Paris municipal libraries have been read during the year.— Europenn Herald. A Reflection on Congress. While "Brick" Pomeroy, editor, leo turer and capitalist, was lecturing in Co lumbus, a large black Newfoundlanc dog walked out leisurely on the stage and up to the lecturer. "You look intelligent enough to be sent to congress.' said the speaker, as he patted the dog 01: the head. At that the dog sniffed and jumped over the footlights. "The sug gestion of having to associate with con gress disgusts even the dogs," exclaimei Pomeroy, and the audience shouted.— San Francisco Argonaut. Ilaby'g First Act. Baby is a creature of imitation, and hence his first words will undoubtedlj be in the line of what he hears about him. "Why, my dear child's first motion was to slap every one in the face," a woman said, "and it was ever so lonj before 1 could find out how he learnec the trick. Then 1 recalled how his father used to give him a love tap under the chin, and I concluded he was imitating the old man."—New York Recorder. Encouraging. Father (to a dull son)—-How many prizes have you taken at school this year, my boy? Son—None. Father—Never mind, then, work harder and you may take twee as many next year.—Westfield (N. J.) Leader. What are described as the finest stables in the world are those occupied by the magnificent horses of the Baroness Von Zuvllan in Paris. The stables cover three acres of ground, and are fitted up in a style that is little less than sumptuous. Boa-Oxus, a city on the Ganges, is said to have been so named because a gigantic serpent, 120 cubits long and having a double head, was killed at the present sight of the town about the year «»«1 A. D. Every Month s many women suffer from Excessive or Scant Menstruation; they don't know who to cor.fide in to get proper idvicu* Don't confide in anybody but try Bradfield's egolalor a Specific for PAINFUL, PROFUSE, SCANTY. SUPPRESSED and IRREGULAR E' MENSTRUATION. K Book to " WOMAN " mailed free. % BF1ADFIELD REGULATOR CO., Atlanta, Ga. $ Bold by aU I)rum;l»t«. j? Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algona. F. M. BKONSON, Watches and Jewelry, • CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods In his line. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Bros.'store. Money Saved is Money Made, Save 25c to 50c on every dollar you spend. Write ;or our mammoth catalogue, a 000-page book, containing Illustration and giving lowest manufacturers' prices, wUh manufacturers' discounts of every kind of goods and supplies manufactured and Imported Into the United States. Groceries, Household Goods, Furniture, Clothing, Ladles' and Gents' Clothing and Furnishing Goods. Dress Goods, White Goods, Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Gloves, Notions, Glassware, Stationery, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silverware, Buggies, Whips, Agricultural Implements, etc, ONLY FIRST CLASS GOODS. Catalogue sent on receipt of 25c f 01- expressage. We are the only concern which sells at manufacturers' prices, allowing the buyer ihe same discount that the manufacturer gives to the wholesale buyer We guaranteed all goods as represented; If not found so, money refunded. Goods sent by express or freight, with privilege of examination before paying. A. KARPEN & CO., 122 (juincy street, Chicago, 111. WE WILL PAY A salary of $25 to $50 ner week to GOOD agents to represent us in every county, and sell our general line or merchandise at manufacturers' prices. Only Ihose w)u> want steady employment ncetli'finlij. Catfujguo and particulars sent on receipt of 25o for expressage. 122 Quiucy street, Chicago, 111. • W ANTED SALESMEN to rep/\A> X }-,LJ resent UB jn th() { of our well-known, hardy, and choice Nursery Stock for the north and west. Local and traveling; work every day In the year; special Inducements to beginners; stock guaranteed. Apply quick, stating age, and obtain good territory. ST. PAUL NURSERY CO., St. Paul, Minn we ave * ^^ 9 ^&^^^ wol ^^^^^^ t ^^^^ in northern Iowa, and we t with us. K^As soon as spring opens , vra hav« °i n U8 ** our «»nce In Algona, or to cprrea f.EGAL BLANKS— •*-• Buy theni at the Upper Des Mpln,es office wid get the most approved forms. ng opens , vra hav« i , TTOR $25 YOU CAN BUY *, ii £ fwlng Machine that retails for Uo, et full information at the U. D. M. office. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. X>»«i^Nrf'^*^^-^^^S^'^^X^'^rf^S>^taXS^N - ^^,^<>>rfi^^^^«ita*«^^^«ta^^«^«— GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, Ia. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, 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 Chrlschllles' store. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State at., 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. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. J. M. PRIDE, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office over Bailey Bro.s' store, on State street, 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 promtncss. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation In English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Whlttemore, Iowa. Best Grade made rt -M W <u a rt H 49 IBS. WASHBURN CROSBTCffS. | GOLD MEDAL. n> cr c H-l P 3 Minneapolis. JONES & STACY will hereafter keep this popular brand of flour for salo at their store between Algona State Bank and the Republican office. We are selling Gold Medal, per sack, at ?1.25 Our best flour, -WAHKASTTED, per sack.. 1.10 JONES & STACY. LOTJJS LESSIOSTO-, 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. 6877. Sired by Saturn No. 2005. Dam Kitty Clyde by Pascas 2500, he by Almont 33.' Byron Sherman has trotted miles from 3 :27 to 2 ;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. State: University The Several .Departments Will Begin the Year 1892-93 on Sept. 20, Each department Is thoroughly equipped for efficient work, and no pains will be spared to ifford students the best possible opportunity o pursue their chosen lines of study. For ^articular Information as to the respective de- mrtments address as follows: Collegiate—Charles A. Schaefler, president, :owa city. Law—Emlln McClaln, chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—A. 0. Peters, M. D., secretary of 'acuity, Iowa City. Homoeopathic Medical—Dean of faculty, Iowa City. Dental—A. O. Hunt, D. D. S., dean of faculty, Towa City. Pharmaceutical—E. L. Boerner, Ph. G., dean >f faculty, Iowa City. Expenses In all departments are reasonable. Cost of board In private families, $3 to J5 per week; in clubs, 11.60 to J2.50 per week. For catalogues, or for general Information, address CHARLES A. SOHAEFFER, 22m3 President. OS* Bed Blankets fascinators Hoods, Yarn Mittens, Flannels, and everything in the line of WOOL GOODS, JR. THE LUMBER GO. SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSON. Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, At.. Handles the lest of all descriptions of 5 Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of any thing J rom 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 to you that what we say is the truth. W CTD Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention, Prices are reasonable, JvLllVL© DEALERS IN REAL ESTATE, ' i«/£r»* ft™' 1 M U with its at once, we can find lnie^tr^m^^i^b^h^^^^^ t< ^ t ^ at low rate ° f Office over GalbratWsK He Inmranot Company. 0. h. LUND. J. J. RYAN L. Lund-Established 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS .AXJQ-01T.A.,

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