The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 23, 1892 · Page 1
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-I. \ ESTABLISHED 1866, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1892, VOL, XXVII-NO. 85. Is now located in his new store, one door east from the postof- fice. He will be pleased to meet all old customers as well as new ones. We now call your attention to our Immense Stock of CLOTHING, Fur Coats for less money than any other house in the city. BLANKETS Flannels, Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves and Mittens * Yarns, etc. First-class goods and low prices at Grange Store, .State St., opp. Court House. TTOTJ ^ A Si of dies or an Or the boys, bear in mind that we have a big stock for you to select from, at Very Low Prices. . L BiLBBllTH & CO. STOVER you Best Grade made A •a <u £ W • I— ( -d c ri H •$ ^•"""'""'i,,. * ^«&V g 'I *<£/«**»* a ^&A vc llsifc&xr - ? i 49LES. WASHBURN CRQSBYCffS. GOLD MEDAL. £ ct> °s ft) B' 3 Minneapolis. JONES & STACY will hereafter keep ,his popular brand of flour for sale at their store between Algona State Bank and the Republican office. Wo are selling Gold Medal, per sack, at $1.25 Our best flour, WAIWANTKD, per suck.. 1.10 JONES & STACY. Have Just received a flne line of all kinds of Millinery Goods. • Something very nice In the way of Feathers, Fancy Trimmings Velvet, Ribbons, Baby Caps, in fact anything that can be found in a first-class millinery store. Clothing Sale. 131 Boys' Suits, 18 Boys' Overcoats, 15 Men's Overcoats, 134 Men's Odd Pants, 187 Men's Overalls, For Cash Only, At 15 per cent off. This lot only, in mi. John Reed. THE ALCONA SUPPLY HOUSE Will furnish you anything in the line of CREAMERY ;i SUPPLIES, Prices guaranteed. Send your orders when in iu«& of anitElng. and tbey will teal- tendedto promptly. vf»i»Mn» uynunv fi,-A.^v. t'y •••«».;- Loans ml . . . Abstracts of Title. We are prppitrod to furnish money on real es- tnte at a low rate of tutorostand give option to pay J100 or more any year. \Vo can ssvo you money. Wild lauds for sale on easy terms. Special attention given to the sale of Improved farms, for which we have constant, Inquiry. We are the successors of W. II. Nycnm, C. M. Uoxsee, and A. D. Clarlse & Co. In tho abstract business, and make n specially of furnishing reliable Abstracts of Title on short notlco. insurance , written in (Irst-class companies. Wo have compiled the only largo IMTstp of Oo-u.30.t3r ever made, showing all railroads, \vi\gon roads, streams, owners' names, olc. Siae, !l by 5 ft; price, $!). Call or send for a copy. HAY & RICE, Algona, Iowa. REDUCED AGAIN I make for the present, the following very low prices on FLOUR. Try a sack. If it don't please it will 1 cost you nothing: Full Pat. flour, per sack, $1.00 Graham flour, per sack, - .50 Corn meal, per sack, - - .25 Rye flour, per sack, - - .75 Buckwheat, per sack, - .80 Bran, per 100 pounds, - .70 Shorts, per 100 pounds, - .75 Feed, per 100 pounds, - .80 Wheatcn 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 elnawhoro. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION; Come and Bee us before placing your order. It will bo to your advantage. 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. A New Firm. The undersigned having bought out the meat market formerly owned by H. J. Edens wish to Bay that they will be glad to meet all old customers, us well as the new ones that may favor them with their patronage, hoping by kind treatment and fair dealing to receive a part of the public patronage. CASH 'PAID . . . FOR EVERYTHING needed to properly operate a first-class meat market. SHADLE & SON. H. A. SESSIONS, Dealer In both granite and marble Monuments *• Headstones, ALOONA, IOWA. Satisfaction guaranteed in all cnsea. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? 3D. AUCTIONEER, Will cry city ana farm property, make collection*, etc. All business of & private nature strictly confident^. Office with JT.M, Taylor, over Howards, PBl, A, BHEETZ, Drugs and THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS. At Ida Grove, a fow days since, iv vigilance committee compelled Thos. Lynch and Jos. Hngle, who had do- frnudedChns. Councilman of $500 in n patent right transaetlon, to return the money. Tho latter sold all ho had to raise tho cash, and when ho discovered that tho patent right was useless he became insane. If Lynch and Englo had not made restitution they would have been lynched. ^^^^^ Tho supreme court of Iowa has recently rendered a very important decision, M. ,1. Griswold owned un elevator occupying ground leased to him by the Illinois Central Hallway company. A clause in tho lease exempted the company from liability for damage by lire- caused through its negligence. Tho elevator was burned by sparks from a locomotive, tho Insurance company paid Griswold's loss and then tho Central having declined to pay under the lease, it sued tho railway company. The district court decided In favor of defendant, butthosupromocourt reverses this on tho ground that, exempting a railway company from liability for its negligence, tho clause of the lease IH contrary to sound public policy, therefore void. The caboose attached a C., M. & St. P. way freight going west caught fire at Spencer last Wednesday from tho inside while tho crow wore at supper and it burned to tho ground before tho fire, could bo extinguished. Kvorything inside was a total loss. Chairman Bly tho of tho Iowa republican state committee says tho committee got no funds from outside the state. Bio also says the result demonstrates beyond a question that Iowa on national issues Is a reliable republican state. Tho census olfico has issued a bulletin giving statistics of farms, homos and mortgages in Iowa. In regard to farms it shows that in each 100 farm families 30 hire farms, 87 have homos with in- cumbranco, 38 without inoumbrarioo. On owned farms there are lions amounting to $101,745,024 or 38.29 per cent, of their value. The average rate of Interest is 7.8(5 per cent, making an average annual interest charge of $07 to each family. Each farm is worth on an average $3,000, subject to a debt of $1,810. Of the homos 44.00 per cent, of tho occupants hire them; 55.04 own them. Of tho owned homos, 73.24 pot- cent are free of Incumbranco. Tlio debt on owned homos is $17,700,870 or 33.17 per cent, of their value, with interest at the average rate 7.00 per cent. Tho average Incumbranco $059; average value $1,087. Twolvq-oitlos in tho state have a population of over 8,000. Tho largest 1& is Dos Molnos, 50,003. In these 54.08 por cent of tho families hire homes, and 45.82 por cent, own homes. Of thoso owning homos, 35.48 por cent, are inoumborod, 04.62 percent, free of ineumbraneo; lions on tho owned homos arc 83.70 por cent, of the value; average Interest 7.46 por cent; average value $2,710; average Hen $913; Interest charged $08. Real estate purchases and Improvements cost 79.43 per cent, of tho farm families to Incur 79.22 por cent of the farm debt; 50.58 per cent, of tho homo families to incur 77.00 per cent of tho homo debt. Ex- Gov. Poynoor has filed his roaig- nation with tho secretary of state as a member of tho board to revise the tax laws of the state. Miles Orton, proprietor of a circus which exhibited in Chattanooga, Tenn., on election day, bet an elephant against $600 that Harrison would bo re-elected. A young democrat named Divine won the elephant and later tho big elephant marched In the democratic procession. Ortonjls an old Iowa man, for many years a resident of Dallas county. Adjt, Gen. Greene's strange orders and conduct for some weeks have given rise to tho report that his mind Is affected. Ho ordered all tho employers black listed who did not allow their men to attend tho late military encampments, ordered out the Marshalltown company, dismissed a lot of Cedar Rapids boys from service, and did other things which Gov. Boies immediately countermanded, The Marshalltown Republican says: " A well known and responsible Cedar Rapids business man was in the city today, and in conversation relative to Adjt, Gen. Greene's recent actions said there was no doubt that the officer's mind, Ja afleotefl, i rop* overwprk a^ jnen^l f$raj», was rbRW but tWPPWr/j ' democrats do not ask ono for him. It is their purpose to send him to the United States senate, a place much more suitable to his tastes, and with that view the campaign will bo conducted In Iowa next year. It is probnblo, however, that Fred K. White, well known in public lite, who mado ft flno record In the first session of tho pros* ont congress, will lie presented for tho department of agriculture. Harper's weekly has tho following item of Interest about Gen. Tuttlo: The Into 0?on. Jas. W. Tuttlo of Iowa wns famous as the leader of the u forlorn hope" by which l |1 ort Donolson was captured for the federal army. When other commanders bad declined to lead their troops against the confederate ramparts, with almost oertiilnnnnthlltt- lion in prospect, Gen. .Smith said to Tuttle, "Colonel, will you take thoso works?" " Support me promptly and I will," was the answer, and within a fow minutes Col, Tuttlo's command, tho Second Iowa Infantry, was In action. Not a man spoke as tho regiment pushed its way up tho hill through a Blorm of grape-shot and shell. Many fell doiul and more wounded, but not u cry or a groan was heard. When his soldiers reached tho redoubts and began toohuubor over them, Col. Tuttlocriod out, "Olvo them , boys,"ami within a few minutes the fort WUD taken. A sensational suit In to bo brought against tho city of Ottumwa. Dr. ,T. Jackson Older Is arranging to retain counsel, and will commence a civil damage case against tho city for damages, for malntalng or allowing to exist, contrary to state law, a saloon, wherein his won, Wllbor 113. Crldor, was sold liquor, which ho drank, and thus brought about Insanity, for which disease ho Is now under treatment. Dr, Crldor claims that ho warned every saloon In Ottumwa against selling liquor to his son, and also notified tho mayor, and Hint as ho had knowledge that tho young man bought liquor in certain irresponsible Haloons, tho elty must stand damages. A jeweler of Boono recently received tho following communication, which accompanied a watch Hont to him to bo repaired: Dear Sir: I hereby send theo my pocket clock, which Btundoth In need of thy friendly correction. Tho last time it was in thy friendly school it was in no way bonmfliUed or profited thereby, for I see by tho indox of its mind that it IH a liar and tho truth la not in it. Purge it therefore I bosoooh thoo, and correct it from th« error of its ways and show it the path wherein it should go. And when thou layout thy correcting hand upon it, BOO thut it iu without passion, lout thou should drive it to destruction, and when thou see It conformable to the aboro mentioned rules Bond it to mo with u true bill drawn in tho spirit of moderation and I will remit to thoo in tho root of all ovll. W. C. Bowman, a, prominent banker and business man of Farmirigton, Iowa, was bunkoed out of $6,000 at Falrfleld Thursday. Bowman iu rather young and sporty and is willing to back his judgement upon almost anything. Some months iigo a young man came to Farroington and intimated to Bowman that he was quite a sprinter. Bowman backed him against all tho racers in the neighborhood and invariably won. A few daya ago Homo gentlemen hailing from Iowa City went to Furmington, and said thoy wore willing to back tho Iowa City man aguiriHt tho Farnilngton wonder for any amount. Bowman was willing and thoy put up$2,fJOOondchoso Fairflold "as neutral ground. When the men arrived there they put up an additional $2,600 and selected an Iowa City man aa stake holder. The race was run and tho Farmington sprinter was beaten. Ho Immediately dlsflap- peared with tho stake holder and other of the gang from Iowa City. Bowman pulled his gun and started In pursuit, but not being a sprinter himself caught no one, and was himself taken in by tho sheriff, Bowman admits he \i»s fleeced very cleverly and goes homo a poorer, but wiser man. Tho state dairyman's association met at Allies laat week, Tho election of of- fleers for tho coming year resulted'ad follows: President, M. L. Newton, La Porto; vice president, P. G. Plenderson, Central City; treasurer, 8. H. Slbley, Marshalltown; secretary, C. L. Gabrilson, New Hampton. New Hampton was selected as the place of meeting noxt year. Jules Lombard, who entertained the great dairy meeting at Algona some years ago, sang for the delegates, and an excellent programme is i"te.^i

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