The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 11, 1893 · Page 1
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Iff* ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1893. VOL. XXVII-NO, 42. WATCH FOR . . , s Adv. NEXT WEEK. '.It will contain something that will be interesting to YOU. Holidays are Here. You will want a Christmas present. Call and see what we have and get prices. Hanging Lamps, Banquet Lamps, Piano Lamps. Flour way down. We are selling today Minnesota Straight at 90 cents per sack. THE JOHN PAUL LUMBER GO. SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSON. Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALCONA, IOWA. Handles the best of all descriptions of ffihich includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of anything 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. , .A-greivt. S! ep and embalming will always receive personal attention. Prices are. reasonable, The Grange Store, Dry Goods, Groceries, Carpets, Etc. 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. We are making. LOANS ON REAL Running from i to 10 years, with privilege of $100 payments at any interest date. Interest payable annually or semi-annually, as desired. Money furnished promptly. Also improved farm and city property for sale. Money on chattel security. Hoxie & Branson. OFFICE OVER JAS. TAYLOH'fi STORE, ONE DOOR EAST OF POSTOFFIOE. G. L. LUND. J. .T. RYAN [Successors to C. L. Lund—Kstabllshod 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS We 'wish to announce to the readers of Tnn UPPER DES MOINES that we have extraordinary facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands In northern Towa, and we invite all who wish to dispose of their property to call on us at our office in Algona, or to correspond with us. |3?~As soon as spring opens we have a large number of customers from the eastern states who are ready to como out and secure a piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates. We be- leveinfalr dealing, and if you want to sell your property don't waste any time in listing it with us. Yours respectfully, LUND & RYAN. JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quick sale.. OFFICE OVER ALGONA STATE BANK. FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to 7 Tears at 7 per cent. STOVES. We can show you the largest and finest line of Stoves and Ranges in the county. We have great bargains in FENCE WIRE and Hardware. Don't fail to see my goods before you buy. — -HENRY WINKIE. JOHN GROVE RIGS AT MODERATE RATES. 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. Sales <Ss Have established a -IN WESLEY, and solicit a share of the trade In. our line. We are prepared to do all kinds of repairing on short notice and guarantee satisfaction. Full stock of J, WHIPS, SADDLES, and horse jewelry always on bund. BALES & WHITE. F. M, BBONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in hiti line. Repairing promptly done. The undersigned having bought out the meat market formerly owned by H J Kdens wish to say that they will be glad to meet all old customers, as 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. SHADLE&SON, 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, and do repairing. PHASER BROS. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? ID. AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nature strictly confidential. Office with F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. NOTICE OF FBOBATE OF WILL. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. District court in and for Kossuth county. .i ,Whereas,V • • ^"T""«»»o, "»n> ui eaiu uouuiv, deceased, was filed In my office, and was by me opened aud publicly read, and the 38th day or February, ibv3, appointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the court, at T.na 1ran**iiaw rn*i*n +im« n A« *u«_ .*._ i * • V __ . . , e, a wc time all persona interested may appear and snow cause why the same should not be admitted to probate. ' Dated this ?4th day of December, 1802. .„., A. A. URUNSON, 40t3 cnerts of the District court. THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS. A close examination of the world's fair souvenir half dollar coins with a microscope or small magnifying glass reveals on the collar surrounding the imprint of the head of Christophet Columbus a tiny, but-well defined letter "B." After the letter "B" has once been discovered by tho aid of a microscope it can be plainly .seen with the naked eye. The " B" is the initial of the last name of the man who made the design for tho coin, which, by the way, is Barber. It is an old English custom to place the designer's initial on coins, aiid several pieces of United States coin are BO marked. Tho Cedar Rapids Republican oxelahns: " Poor, abused, unprofitable lowal Now there is Senator Kamrar. He sold his farm west of Webster City to Win. Bell of Livingston county, 111., possession to be given next spring. Tho farm consists of 240 acres and is one of the very best in Hamilton county. And yet the consideration was only $14,500, or a little over $60 per acre, cash down 1" A novel and felicitious plan for choosing partners was recently practiced at a Calais whist party, says an exchange. Family albums had been ransacked and the photographs of all the gentlemen, at ages ranging from six months to 20 years, in dresses, in kilts, and in the "first pair," were gathered together in a hat, from which the ladies drew. Some men had retained their baby looks long enough to be easily recognized, some were complete enigmas, while the others were more or less plain in spite of additional hair on lips and cheeks and " subtractional hair" on heads. The gentlemen wore not in tho secret originally, and their amazement when the pictures wore let out of the bag was one of the funniest parts of the fun. As tho result of an explosion of a gasoline stove Thursday at Mason City Mrs. J. Wheeler was so badly burned that her physicians report that she cannot live. At the time of the explosion she was holding a gasoline can in ler hand while endeavoring to light the stove. In addition to her injuries ;he dwelling was burned to the ground. Acting Adjutant General Mclver ms received a number of communica- ions from the Illinois guardsmen look- .ng toward the encampment of the entire national guard from Iowa at Chica- fo between May 1 and Oct. 30, during which dates the fair will be open. Al- ;hough no official action has been taken )y him it is understood that tho Iowa roops can be sent there for a two weeks' camp and not exhaust the state appropriation, if tho officers and men will sign no per diem pay rolls. The [owa National Guard association will meet at Cedar Rapids today and the subject will probably be considered. The National Butter and Cheesemak- ers' association convenes at Dubuque, Iowa, Feb. 7-10, 1893. About $1,500 in cash will be distributed among makers of fine butter and cheese. " Clover Culture" is the title of a neat little volume written and published by Henry Wallace of Des Moines. In about 160 pages he tells the farmers all about clovers and imparts a great deal of useful informa- ;ion on a subject that is of the greatest .mportance—the fertilization of the soil. Mr. Wallace says in his preface ;hat he has gathered his facts from books, which are for the most part inaccessible to the busy fai'mer, and from nis own observations and experiments, first as a practical farmer, and second, as a traveler, both in this country and abroad. In 1887 there were 60 state banks in Iowa. There are now 164. There were 36 savings banks in 1887, now .here are 123. Col. R. H. Moore, editor of the Ot- ;umwa Daily Democrat, came near be- ,ng asphyxiated at the Savery hotel last week. Gas was smelled in the hallway of the hotel and Col. Moore's room .was opened. The colonel was found in an unconscious condition. The gas was turned on and escaping in his room, How. it came to be turned on is yet a mystery. The colonel is now relieved to out of danger. State Auditor Lyons' report shows low insurance business has grown in [owa. At the close of business in 1886 /here were 106 fire insurance companies, 25 life and assessment companies, and 81 farm rautuals. Total, 212, doing siness in. this state. Close of justness in J802: One hundred and 'orty-five fire insurance companies, 85 ife and assessment companies, and 131 Farm mutuals, Total, 356; gain of 144 companies. route for Dos Moines. Just as the train started a steam heating apparatus ex* ploded, filling tho car with intensely hot steam, severely burning Senator Schmidt, Col. French and Fred Lischer, who were obliged to remain at .home on account of their injuries. The other passengers kicked out the windows and the steam escaped before they were burned. Among those on board were Hon. J. J. Richardson, W. H. Gearhouse, George E. Hubble, Geo. Metzogar and Frank A. Smith. The Cedar Rapids Republican has a good cold weather item as follows: It remained for J. N. Kramer <fe Son to develop this particular qualification of the corn state. "With the compliments of tho season," they laid on our desk two well-developed, finely-flavored, ripe bananas. They raised them on Iowa soil—at Marion. These gentleman have succeeded in producing a fruit that has its home on the southern half of tho continent. It isn't expected, however, by the most sanguine that banana raising will supplant tho corn and hog industries. During January and February subscriptions for the Dos Moines Twice-a Week News will bo received at 50 cents a year, just half the regular price. The News is published every Tuesday and Friday, giving all the news of Iowa and tho world, with independent comments and latest market reports. This is less than half a cent a copy. Daily edition only $4 a year. Address, Des Moines News Co., Des Moines, Iowa. Mason City puts up $40,000 in purses for races Sept. 12-16, 1893. Entries close March 1. There are three hangings booked foi* Iowa in the early part of 1893. James Dooloy will be hanged at Corning, on January 16, for the murder of Mrs. Coons and her little daughter, one of the most brutal murders ever committed in the state. J. K. Cumberland, the Shelby county murderer, is to be hanged at Harlan on February 10, for the murder of a farmer and his son, the purpose being robbery. Samuel Peco t Muchikinock miner, who killed a fellow workman last September, will pay the penalty with his life soon. The report of the soldiers' home at Marshalltown for December shows an iverage of 372 inmates. The Iowa presidential electors met at Des Moines on Monday and cast their votes for Harrison and Reid. J. H. McConloguo of Mason City wants the consulship at Chile, in Patrick Egan's place. LeMars has at last, through united ocal liberality, completed one of the finest college buildings in the state. It is built of pressed brick and cut stone. [t is three stories in height besides the 3asement and has a large tower on one corner five stories in height. It is supplied with city water, fire protection, electric lights and electric bolls and is leated with hot water. The building :iasa capacity sufficient for 400 students. _ Abraham IvlucoJn, When leaving his home at Springfield, 111., to be inaugurated president of tho United States, made a farewell address to his old friends and neighbors in which he said, Neighbors, give your boys a chauce." These words come with as much force today »s they did thirty years ago. How give them this chance? Up in the north- " west is a great empire waiting for young ' and sturdy fellows to come and develop It end " grow up with tho country." All over ;his broad land are the young fellows, the joys that Lincoln referred to, seeking to better their condition and get on in life. Here is their chancel The country referred to lies along the Northern Pacific railway. Here you can find pretty much anything you want. In Minnesota, and in ;he Red River valley of North Dakota the finest of prairie lands fitted for wheat and grain, or as well for diversified farming. In western North Dakota and Montana are stock ranges limitless in extent, clothed with the most nutritious of grasses. It a fruit farming region is wanted there is the whole state of Washington to select from. As for scenic delights the Northern Pacific railroad passes through a country unparalleled. In crossing the Rocky, Bitter Roots, and Cascade mountains the greatest Mountain scenery to bo seen Jn the United States from the car windows is found. The wonderful bad lands, wonderful in graceful Form and glowing color, are a poem. Lakes Pend d' Oroille and Ceeur a' Alene are alone worthy of a trans-continental trip, while they are the fisherman's untima ;hule, The ride along Clark's fork of the Columbia river is a daylight dream. To cap the climax this is the only way to reach *;he far-famed Yellowstone park. To reach and see all this the Northern Pacific railroad furnishes trains and service of unsurpassed excellence. The most approved and comfortable palace sleeping cars; the best dining cars that can be made: Pullman tourist oars good for both first an4 second-class passengers; easy riding day coaches, with baggage, express, and postal cars, all drawn by powerful Baldwin locomotives, make a train fit for royalty itself. Those seeking for uevr homes should take .his train and go and spy out the land. To ^a-prepared write to Cius. S. FB», 6. P. " P,fV., St. Paul, Minn. WE have a big line of warm, wv ined shoes. Geo. L, Gojbraitu &/ < am prepaid/ „„ or otber purposes, 90, ajjorji npjfc ders jpay feeJeffc at H,,j. -

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