The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 2, 1891 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 2, 1891
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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1891. VOL. XXVI--NO. 36. ;h Cheapest House in the City. That reputation was long since established by BIEIOS- And they succeed in maintaining it against all odds. Their stock this season for the Holiday trade is very complete, and contains BOOK'S, ALBUMS, TOYS, Games, etc., all elegant in design, and forming a splendid assortment from which to select Holiday presents for either old or young. We solicit patronage, and guarantee prices the VERY LOWEST. Come in and see us, whether you'buy or not. NOTE—Any book or other article not in stock will be ordered and promptly received, and furnished at the list price. Remember we are headquarters for books of all kinds. All the daily papers always on sale. Yours truly, DURANT BROS. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. s~*^+^+ t *i~^r+^^^*^~*^^s^^+s+i^+*~**f-*^+S'^S^r*~r*~i^*i~v~**i^^^f OEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY 'AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossnth 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 Chrischllles' store. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State st., one door east of Cordingley. 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 SURGfEONS. Office east of Rutherford house, Algona, Iowa. G. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Next door to 3. G. Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with promtness. T. J. FELLINP, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Whlttemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. West Bend, Iowa. Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fits, epilepsy, etc., cured. JOHN EDWARDS, Feed, and Sale Stable, South of Tennant House, My I'lgs are all first class, and I will do what is right to secure a share of the trade. I WANT YOUR PATRONAGE, and I will try to use you right. .State: University OP 1 The Several Departments will Begin the Year 1891-92 on Sept. 16. Each department is thoroughly equipped for efficient work, and no pains will bo spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chosen Hues of study. For particular Information as to the respective do partments, address as follows; Collegiate—Charles A. Sohaeffer, president, Iowa City. Law—Emlin McClain, chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—L. W. Littig, M. D., secretary of faculty, Iowa City. Homoeopathic Medical—A. C. Cowperthwalte M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Dental—A. O. Hunt, M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Pharmaceutical—E. L. Boerner, Ph. G., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all departments are reasonable. Cost of board in private families, $3 to $0 per week; in clubs, J1.50 to (3.50 per week. For catalogues, or for general information, address CHAS. A. SCHAEFFER, President. M ONEY TO LOAN- ON RAILROAD LANDS. Persons wanting to borrow money on rail road lands will do well to call at the Kossuth County Bank and bring their contracts. It is Nothing New For the Grange Store to offer you the best value for the least money, but this season they are making exceptionally low prices on Mens,' Women's and Children's Underwear and Hosiery, which you will appreciate if you care to investigate. Better Wool Hose for 250 than you have bought for that money in the last twenty-five years. The Grange Store. » Keep Warm. Buy your Arctics, Felt Boots, German Socks, Wool Slipper Soles, Lined Shoes, Mittens, Robes, Blankets, of F. S. STOUGH and Keep Warm. 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. Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful anc personal attention. Prices are reasonable. u. z. UKOVE. JOHN GROVE Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable West oi ThoHugton House. II. 7,. UKOVE, Manager. BANKING INSTITUTIONS. ^-s^^^'^^'^^^j'^^^S^^X^^'^rf-S^-^. •^X-wV'Vrf-X^*.*"' Kossuth County Bank, , XOW.A.. CAPITAL »50,000 Incorporated under general laws of IOWH. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold nt lowest rates. WSI. H. INOHAM President I. B. JONES Vice President LEWIS II. SMITH Cnsliler Directors—Win. II. Tngham, .lohu 0. Smith, J. H. Jones. T. Chrischllles. Lewis II. Smith, ,1. W. Wadsworth, Unroot Devlne. First National Bank OS* -A.XjC3-O3>T.A.. CAPITAL .............................. $50,000 Special attention given to collection)*. <t AMBKOSE A. CALL ................. I'rcNltlcnt n. H. HUTCHINS .............. Vice President J. C. HLACKFOUI) ..................... Cashier Directors— Ambrose A. Cull. D. H. Hutchlus, J. 0. Ulackford, Philip Dorwollor, Win. K, Ferguson, A. D. Clarke, C. II. Hutching. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing llrst-clans security. A. T). CLAKKK, President. C. C. C1UTH1I, Vice President. CHAS. C. St. CLAllt, Cashier. Algona State Bank. IA1MTAL 850,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special ivttentlou Riven to collections. Exchange bought and Hold on nil points In his country and Europe, and a general bauk- ug business transacted. Directors—A. D. Clarke, C. C. Chubb, Myron Sehenclt, Geo. L. Galbralth, Thou. F. Cooke, W. C. Tyrrell, Chns. C. St. Clalr. .8 now settled in its newly-arranged building n the Richmond block, where we arc prepared o treat you in the best of stylo. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign •vnd domestic exchange bought and sold, col- cctlons made promptly, and a general bauk- ng business transacted. Passage tickets to or 'roin the old countries sold at lowest rates. Correspondents and References: Metropoll • ;an National Bank, Chicago, 111.; Citizens' Na- ional Bank, Dos Molnos, la.; St. Paul National Bank, St. Paul, Minn.; Farmers' National Bank, Hudson, N. Y.; Richard Uossman, Cluv- erack, New York. R. M. RICHMOND, President. A. B. RICHMOND, Cubhlur. Also in this building will be found the PIONEER LAND, LOAN AND INSURANCE AGENCY OF BANCROFT. [Established 1H81.] A largo list of wild lauds for sale. Improved 'arms and village property for sale or rent. Farm loans on longest time and at lowest rate of interest. Insurance written In six different companies. Call on or address us. R. M. RICHMOND & CO. State Bank of Bancroft AUTHORIZED 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. tf otes purchased. Large list of wild lands and improved farms for sale and rent. S. T. MKSERVEV .................... President R. N. I1RUKK .................. Vice President CHAS. II. HOREIIOl'SK ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Rlngland, S. T. Meservey, R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korsluud. Cloths and Trimmings. J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors fi full Btoclt 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 sec us before placing your order. It will be to your advantage. T. 3C. F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop. Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, Including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, The Stnto Register says tho state fish commission Ima filed its biennial report with tho governor through the conunisioner, R. K. Sopor. It discusses a largo number of topics in technical pisciculture, with particular reference to the future of tho fiah supply in Town. Tho expenses of tho commission nroex- ceedingly modest, aggregating only §455,75. For next year it is naked that tlio legislature specially appropriate 'or securing exchange of game lish ivilh other states, $400; for enforcement of fish laws, $1,500; for assistant commissioner, $800; shipping puils, $100; repairs, i?100; incidentals, $1,000; im- [>rovcinonts, $200. Tho Dos Moinos river land wises uivu been heard by the United Slates supremo court. A decision will bo given soon after the holidays. At tho winter mooting of tho State firemen's association, hold at Council SlulTs, it was decided to hold tho next innunl tournament at Atlantic. Tho lutes will bo Juno 8, S), and 10 and $,'{,000 In prizes will bo offered. Tho jury disagreed in the oivso which vas brought to test tho health of tho umpy jawed cattle. A now trial bo- fins at once. _______ Tho State Touchers' association bus ssucd minute instructions to tho ichools of thostiitoregarding thooducii- loniil exhibit to bo made in Dos Molncs on Doe. 2!)lh, preliminary to tho World's Fair exhibit of tbo stale. Mr. Sabin, in a circular addressed to school uporintondonts, says: "Wo desire to )luco upon exhibit at tho state assocla- ion specimen copies of all blanks and •oports used by your teachers and 'ourselves in prosecuting your work. Courses of study, reports of your work, ilanks used in gathering statistics, hose used in communicating with par- jnts, in fact anything under tho head if tho mechanism of tho schools. Pack- vges may bo sont direct to this olllco joforo December 10. Wo can also uso uiy photographs sent us of buildings, exterior, interior, and of schools in vorking order. This collection will 30 shown by us in tho exhibit under ioction I, as outlined in a former circu- , «tc. Am also prepared to put in furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe titling; AND IRON AND TIN ROOFINC, Prompt attention will be given to all work in my line. Shop south of court house. V. X*. F..M. 1WONSON, Watches and Jewelry CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods In his Hue. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Bros.' store TjX)R $26 YOU CAN BUY •*-' A Sewing Machine that retails tor |*§ Get full information at the I' D. lj. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK, Esthorvillo will vote Doc. 20 on the question of grunting an olocti-lc light ranchise. A Glen wood coopor inudo 8,180 upplo mrrols in twonty-nlno days lit 1 cents piece, oar n ing $200. A bund of salvation army olllcors uivo been sent from Croston to Africa. l?hoy take a wagon and six oxen. The national convention of the Amor- can Sabbath union will bo hold in tho 'entral Presbyterian church of DOB VIoinos, Iowa, Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 10 and 17. Col. Elliott F. hepard, president, Now York, will >resido, and celebrated speakers aro cx- )octed, including Bishop Newman of Omaha, Drs. Tlorrick Johnson and P.S. 3enson of Chicago, Dr. Knowlosof Now York, and others of national and state 'cputation. All frionda of tho Amori:an Sabbath aro urged to attend. Col. Henderson predicts that tho democrats will offer no silver bill and 10 general tariff bill and that tho session will be short, with littlo or no legislation beyond the appropriation bills. Tho Continental clothing house of Dos Moinos gave tho newsboys a Thanksgiving dinner. The Iowa State University football team proved too strong for tho NebraS' ku University cloven and won an easy victory Thanksgiving afternoon, 22 to 0. The Nebraska rush line was weak and could not stand before their sturdy opponents. Good team work on tho part of tho Iowa and just tho re verse on tho part of Nebraska were tho features. Again and again the lowan's used the wedge, each timo with success, and thoir triumph was complete. Gen. Weaver's Iowa Tribune has been sold to a company of farmers alliance people, southern branch, and will be consolidated with tho Industrial Union, late of Crcston. A new paper will Ixj tho outgrowth and Gen Weaver will not bo In it. harrowed three times; cultivation was of medium depth; no laceration of tho roots; tho yield of this one acre was about an average of the yield of tho field of which it was a part. By kcep- ng stock out of it and planting two vecks earlier a better result could lavo been obtained. N. Hanson of Ida Grove lost tho vnger of a fine supper nn Mr. Wheeler's lection. A few evenings ago ho iausod a fine banquet to bo spread. Tho Beautiful bouquets of flowers to decorate ho table wore placed in empty beer Kttilt's and tho plates were made from MclClnloy tin. Tho roport of the stnto university las been submitted to Henry Sabin, uporintoiulont of public Instruction, alt'd Nov. 1, 181)1. Tho interesting' )nrl of the report is tho appeal to tho 'ovornor and tho general assembly for vpproprlutlons for tho needs of tho "rowing institution. The first men- ionod is that of a surgical and medical ospltal, tho second, a collegiate build- ng, for which tho need is very great. Tho regents further state that tho unl- crslty needs nn engineering building; opatrs and equipments for tho dental opartmont; equipments for natural cloneo; physical laboratory alterations nil equipment; increased npproprlu- lons for tho general library and law brary; also for tho chemical labora- ory; tho department of pharmacy; tho athological and bacteriological labor- torios; tho histologieal laboratory; loctrlc lightning and engineering; ro- airs and contingent expenses; a now eating plant; now water closets; more rounds, a general assembly hall, and pocial appropriations for particular urposoH. The entire sum asked to bo ppropriatod for tho support of tho nivorsity is £117,000. Tho News says tho Chinaman who oils wolnorwurst at Dos Moinos was In lie Locust street flro house last week hen tho lire alarm was turned In. Ho ms so frightened when tho horses amo running out of their stalls that ho oeame stuck in tho door with his humor and spilled scalding water all over irnsolf. Ho said that " liorsco killoo Jhinaman alleo same Molican dog" and eclarod ho would never come back. John Dougherty, an oil well driller n Pennsylvania is dead from pnou- nonia. Mr. Dougherty was a democrat nd mado a bot with a republican that Campbell would defeat McKinloy for r ovornor of Ohio. The losor was to limb to tho lop of an oil derrick 70 foot ilgh and remain there from 0 in tho morning until 0 in tho evening. Doughrty mounted the derrick hist Saturday norning, and although tho rain poured own all day ho did not flinch. When 10 came down at night ho was cramped nd weak. Tho following day violent moumonia, brought on by tho exposure, sot in and his death resulted. Gov. Boies will name ten delegates rom Iowa to attend tho Missouri river :ot;vontion to bo hold at Kansas City Ooc. 15 and 10. Tho object of tho con- ontlon is to discuss tho best moans of mproving tho river. A Vermont editor has invented a new vay of stirring up delinquent sub- icribors. Ho writes obituary notices of ihom, assuming that they aro dead, iinco ho does not hear from them. The farmers of Sac county offered $100 for the best yield of corn per acre in tho county. The report was made last week. One acre wont 92 bushels and 45 pounds, counting 70 pounds to the bushel. Another went 92 bushels, an other 87, another 83, and so on down to 59. The method of cultivation used by the winner was as follows: The groum was a black loam; upland; had been planted to corn for three years provi ous; was planted May 15, about tw< inches deep; drilled; an average o jjhvpe stalks to the hill, about two fee ; seed was ft mixture pi Tho American Sportsman makes out tho following pedigree for a trotting lorso named Buttcrmaker: Butter- nukor by Dash out of Churn; second lam Sour Cream by Milk Cow; third dam Chewing Cud by Posture Field. O. F. Hodge, a Dubuque alderman, was discovered last week to have two ionics. He supported one family in Dubuquo and the other in Minneapolis. He is in jail, A wedding was recently postponed at Eiuwarden on account of the groom being busy husking corn. Tho Sioux City Journal announces that the Winona & Southwestern railroad, which built to Osage this year, will go to Sioux City instead of Omaha. It says: " The statement was made by a loading official of the road, at tho last meeting of the Western Freight association in Chicago, that the road would extended and that it would come to Sioux City. There was no condition or reservation about it; the road will come hero as soon as it can lie built." If this is correct the road will fee out through Kossuth county. A LoMars saloon keeper was killed Friday. Ho was struck by another man with blacksmith's punch. At a drinking party at Cedar Rapids on Thursday night, Leonard Stark was cut with a knife so that he will die. His cousin was badly cut also. Mi*. M. V. Jones was thrown from her carriage in Ft, Podge Thursday, A boulder |n the street caused the trouble and the town is threatened

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