The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 11, 1893 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 11, 1893
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•MM BJES ALGOtfA, IOWA, 11, 189& ON A HIGH MORAL PLANE, That Is the Basis tJpoii Whieh the Re• ofrjfahized Aigona Club Be Managed, Elegant Rooins irt tho New Opera House Block—Some of the Rules that Will Be Observed. THE UPPER DES MOINES has mentioned ttiost of the new features of the uew year in Algona, but has thus far neglected to note the fact that with 1 1893 the town will have a social club, whose rooms promise to becomo a vory popular resort. It is a reorganization of the old card club, now to bo called the " AlgonuClub," and to oucupy the third story rooms in the opera house block. There are four of those'in all, covering 47x34 feet, one having a billiard table, one some card tables, and -one devoted to books and poriojUculn. Some of the articles in the constitution indicate tho scope of tho now club: "Art, 12. Any member of tho corporation who shull play any pamo for money In tho rooms of tho corporation shall bo tried therefor l>.v tho grievance committee and upon.boiiiK 1'ound guilty thereof shall be expelled from the membership of. this corporation. "Art. IT. Friday night of each woolc of tho year shall bo ladies' night, on which iilght tho roonia of the corporation shall be 'free to all ladles, and no person shall be allowed on that night to use tobacco in any form in and about the said rooms. The wives, daughters, sisters, and sweethearts Of the members of this corporation are welcome and allowed at all times in and about tho rooms of tho corporation and are .'invited to take part iu all of 'the amusements, entertainments, and literary pursuits of the corporation. "Art. 18. Tho board of directors shall appoint a librarian who shall hold his ofllco during tho pleasure of tho said board, and who shull have charge of the reading room, and who shall formulate and post such rules as ho shall deem proper, tho same flrst being approved by tho board of directors, governing, and regulating the usage of all papers, mncazines, books, and periodicals belonging thereto; he shall also subscribe for such papers, magazines, and Journals as In his judgment will interest and entertain the members of the corporation. " Art. 11). No smoking shall bo permitted in either the billiard room or tho reading room." Some of the fixtures for the club were moved into the new room's last week, and it will soon bo at home in very handsome quarters. Like all tho rooms in the opera houso block these have been handsomely fitted, and the ladies and all visitors to Algona will soon be hospitably received. The club consists of some 30 of the leading young and older business men of tho place, and many additions will be made to the membership as soon as the reorganization is effected. hours a day, Sunday included, Iff order; to rtccompliBh the work he had to do. Cure Price drove over from Buffalo Center onu day last week. He reports that ho is doing a good business there and that the town is growing fast. F. H. Muzzy has sold his farm H miles north of totvri to Mike Mickelson for $25 per acre. Mr. Muzzy thinks he will look around some before he buys again. M. J. Mugor of Corwith was in our town Monday on business. Our schools opened up today with a full attendance. ± Markets: Wheat, 60c; oats, 22c; bar,ley, 28e; corn, 25; flax, 90; hogs, $6.26; hay, ,?2.50@4. 3 FORMATION Of COftAL HOW tHE POLYPS DO tHEiR SILENT VET LASTING WORK. FEOM THE COUNTY TOWNS, WESLEY. WESLEY, Jan. 9.—Everybody will admit this is flrst class winter weather. Our agricultural dealers arc selling more bob sleds this winter than they have done in tho same length of time for years. Our army of office seekers for the postofllcp have gone Into winter quarters, but will bo ready for active service when spring opens up. But in the face of all these facia our present postmaster continues to charge 15 cents a quarter for call boxes. Oh, when will democratic economy begin? The Milwaukee has shut oil our grain and hay dealers from shipping to Chicago for ten days or more. Edwin Blackford of Algona installed the officers of Success lodge, 184, I. O. O. F. last Saturday evening. The installation was public and the officers of Maple Grove lodge, 117, D. of R. WHS installed the same evening by District Deputy Thos. Presnoll. After tho Ceremonies wore over tables were set in the hall at which 100 or more members and invited guests partook of a bountiful repast. Sam. O'Neil of Algona was seen on our streets Sunday. Our livery men are doing a good business these days. Their teams are on the go all tho time. P. M. Daniels of Corwith was in our burg last Friday, Mr. Daniels is one of the loading hay dealers of Corwith, He says that business is rather slow at preset!tin his town. Scarcity of cars lias a good deal to do with it. J. S. Gallagher received word a few days ago that hia father, who lives in Madison, Wis., fell and broke his hip and is now in a critical condition. The Old gentleman is in his 73d year. No doubt it will go rather hard with him considering his age. We are having a new depot agent here about every week since Mr. Kelley left and we have been informed that the present one has sent in his resignation to the company. There seems to be too much business here for any one man, but tho company does not think there is enough for two. One would naturally think to see the amount of freight shipped from here and the amount brought in that the business would justify having an extra man to help attend to it. Mr. Kelley made a very good agent and his ma*>- \ friends ""\ sorry to see him leave,". (no one an blame him for throwing up\ ^e job' jrhon he had to putVjfl from 1 Scrlbner'8 Magazine. In Suribuer's Magazine for 1803 Frances Hodgson Burnett will contribute her flrst serial to appear in a magazine from her pen for many years, entitled "The One I Knew theUoiitorAUV' H. C. Bunner will furnish a series of six sketches entitled "Jersey Street and Jersey Lanes," illustrated. Robert Grant will relate the further experiences of Fred and Josephine in "A Sequel to the Reflections of a Married Man," illustrated. Harold Frederick will contribute a political novel of great power entitled "The Copperhead." By the author of "Jerry," Miss S. B. Elliot, will contribute u realistic story of life among the Tennessee mountaineers, "The Durkel Sper- ret." In personal reminiscences some unpublished letters of Carlyle to Ed ,vard Irving and others. Recollections of Lincoln and Suinuer. An Artist in Japan, uy Robert Blum, Historic Moments, a feature of tho magazine in 18H2, Will be continued. A series of articles on tho life work of men in many callings. A series of articles will be published Jater in the year giving tho impressions made by the world's fair upon different observers of note, both American and foreign. Further contributions to Tho Poor in Grout Cities. Mrs. Burnett's illustrated paper on the London Plan for Home Aid to Invalid Children, etc. Of special interest will also be Prof. Heilprin's authoritative account of the Peary Relief Expedition (illustrated), and an article by Octave Uzaune on tho exhibition of Woman's Art now going on in Paris, The illustrations of tho year will represent, the work not only of the well-known illustrators, but many drawings will also appear by artists who are best known as painters. Terms, with Tun Ui'i'Kii' DES MOINES, $4.20. Tho Atlantic, for 18OS. The Atlantic Monthly for the coming year will contain, among other attractions, Old Kaskaskia, a serial story by Mary Hartwell Cntherwood, who will be favorably remembered as the author of " The Lady of Fort St. John." James Bryce,.M. P., will consider " American Influence on English Political Institutions." Penelope's English Experiences, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Studies in American Biography, which are a feature of the Atlantic, will be continued by papers on George William Curtis by Sherman S. Rogers. Tho Feudal Chiefs of Acadia, by Dr. Francis Parkman; this eminent historian has written a narrative of the events in colonial history on which Mrs. Catherwood's "Lady of Fort St. John" is based. Papers by thoughtful writers on The Preservation of Country Beauty, on Libraries, Art Museums, Museums of Science, etc. Terms, with THE UPPEB DBS MOINE.S, ?4.!)0. November and December numbers free to new subscribers before Dec. 20. Tile Loreiy Boa Anemone* and What lg Matlo from Tliclr Skeletons—Polyps Do Not Toll) They Simply .Die—Bountiful Anlmnl Vegetables. The lowii Homestead. The publishers of the Homestead, the weekly twenty-four page agricultural paper of DCS Moinoa, Iowa, edited by a practical farmer, inform us that they will send their paper from now until tho flrst of January, free of charge, to every farmer in this county not already a subscriber, who will send Mr, name and address, plainly written on a postal card, to tho Homestead Co., Dos Moinos, Iowa. Tho copies will be absolutely free, and will be sent to any farmer to enable him to Judge for himself of the merits of the Homestead as a paper devoted to his special interests. On tho first of January the paper will be discontinued unless subscribed for iu due form. SEE those seamless felt slippers and Oxfords. We have them in a variety of colors. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co, !S A Lecture for Voting People. "Yes, I'm in the lecture business," said the long haired passenger, "and I'm making money, I've got a scheme, 1 have, and it works to a charm, Big houses wherever I go." "A scheme?" "Yes. 1 always advertise that my lectures are especially for women under thirty years of age and men out of debt. You just ought to see the way the people come trooping in."—Exchange. Tadoma'g Individuality. M. Tadema'a career has been marked by a vigorous individuality. "One reason of my success," he says himself, "is that I have always worked entirely out of my own head and never imitated other painters. Whatever my qualities or my fail- ings'have been, I have always been true to myself."—Atalanta. Enormous Headdresses. About 1439 enormous headdresses came into fashion in England, France and Italy. They had horns standing out from the head sometimes more than two feet, and from these a veil depended which floated down the back of the wearer.—St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Looking Out fur Number One. A gentleman who has occasion to walk with two ladies, with one umbrella, should always go in the middle- that secures a dry coat to himself, and is showing no partiality to either of the ladies.—Exchange. A Wonderful Kulfe. A Meriden (Conn.) cutlery factory has just finished a wonderful toy—a perfect pocketknif e with thirty blades, pinchers, shears, awla, etc., which weighs but one- eighth of an ounce.—St. Louis Republic. The fork was absolutely unknown to the Greeks and Romans. It appeared only as a curiosity in the Middle Ages, and was first used upon the table by Henry III. *^ It has been mentioned aa a proof of Alexander Pope's love of eoonopiy that he wrote moat of his verses bn> scraps of paper, and particularly on tb^backs of rotwJTS* .... „ „ waste to spend your money at all—that ii what liwpey va/made for, ^SrlYOtUegreftejJ " «4w>. The term "coral insect" survives In literature, although science discarded it long ago. Possibly the idea of "toil" and "patience" and "building for the future," as the lesson taught by the coral insect) also survives to point a moral and adorn a tale of the same order as one praising the industry of the ant or the bee. Alas for old beliefs 1 Our grandmothers were exhorted to reflect on the vanity of the moth and the butterfly. Now it is known that the moth and the butterfly are among the chief agents by which the most beautiful and fragrant flowers are fertilized, and that honey and perfume and color and fruit largely depend upon the energy of the insects formerly despised. The other so called insects have no more erfergy than a simple vegetable existence. Their toil is nothing greater than dying and leaving their skeletons behind them. But how beautiful are these skeletons, or a conglomerated accumulation of myriads! And how beautiful and interesting, too, the animal vegetables, or rather flowerlike animals. "Sea anemones" is the popular name given to the whole tribe, with their disklike mouths, their petaloid tentacles, their stomach suggesting seed vessels and their fixed bases corresponding to stout stems, to say nothing of their brilliant colors, rivaling the most gorgeous corollas ever blown. According to Dr. Gustav Eisen. there are two kinds of corals of the sea anemone order—those which produce coral, that is, the hard, calcareous formation, and those which do not. The popular term "coral," as applied to the accumulated dead skeletons of the dead polvps. is not strictly correct: coral, properly speaking, refers also to the living animal. The sea flower, although suggesting a plantlike structure, is still a true animal. It has a skin, also rudimentary nerves. It can seize with its tentacles; it can swallow and digest its food and throw out the refuse from its mouth; it can defend itself from its enemies by forcibly ejecting poison from its many stings. It has some sensation. Quite a number of species of polyps have rudimentary eyes, arranged around their circular edges like beads. The hardened base of the sea flower corresponds to a skeleton in a higher order of animal, even though in some anemones the hardness may only be relative. Coral animals of the sea anemone order reproduce their kind in several ways. One is by ova, which develop perfect polyps within the parent flower. Another mode is by budding; still another by fission. In the latter method a new mouth may form beside the old one in the center of a fringed disk, which then divides into disks, each surrounded by its own tentacles and each leading to its own closed sac. In the budding process branches are thrown out, from which spring new polyps. Tear one polyp to pieces, and each piece may reproduce all the parts it needs to form a fresh polyp. The familiar tree coral is the result of the budding process. The branches below are the dead skeletons, above which the living polyps have mounted. The singular convulutions in "brain coral" were caused by fission, one mouth giving rise to strings of others, which never completely separated from each other, and so left a continuous line of stony skeletons. It must not be supposed, however, that zoophytes of flie stylo of sea anemones are the only coral producers. Some calcareous secretions are left by animals related to the medusa, or jellyfish. Other corals come from the bryozoans, which look like pol yps, but really belong to the subkingdom of mollusks. The bottom of the sea is largely covered with deposits from such animals. It is even believed that in early times they made up the greater part of limestone strata. Mention must also be made of the beautiful and brilliant corallines, or vegetable corals, calcareous seaweeds, which look like red, white and yellow branched coral, but which, properly speaking, are algae. Corals of some kinds are found in all seas. Those stony formations popularly called corals are mostly produced within the tropics. Probably the variety best known is the red or pink coral, long esteemed for ornaments. This was found jn the Mediterranean from a very early period. Now, however, it has become so rare as to be practically extinct. The specimens of coral seen in museums and private collections are of course masses of dead skeletons. Hard as rock they are, as might be expected, when it is remembered that the famous reefs of Florida and the Pacific islands are built up of them—no credit to the animals, however, despite the old tale. Yet if the antiquated moral be lost, the study of the calcareous formation is none the less interesting. There is the fungus coral, a dull gray in color and shaped somewhat as the umbrella of a mushroom, with ridges running from tlw long moutlilike center to the edge. The lace coral, of a pure white, with delicate wheels, indicates the radiate structure of each animal when alive. The frost coral, just as dainty as its popular name implies, shows a mossy grove of tiny upright apires. The organ pipe coral is a tree form, with smooth, round, nearly perpendicular branches. Perhaps the museum also contains specimens of fossil coral frovu the deserts of Arizona or Mississippi valley. Are you iwrprised to learn that a great part of »ur continent is underlaid witfe porals produced thousands of years ago by animals long wtinpt? ia many of j these 4uH browu formations can still bf He pays Ms own money for it—good, lawlul, legal tender of the land- none of your "red-dog," "wild-cat" money, and, figuratively at least,, lie says just what he pleases in this space. He carries on his extensive grocery business—wholesale and retail—on the same plan except that he is ever ready to please the public with the very newest and latest of everything in his line. * Best Lighted and Best Heated Store in the City. Come In. W. F. CARTER. BANKING INSTITUTIONS. Kossuth County Bank CAPITAL $50,000 Incorporated under general lawa ol Iowa. 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 at lowest rates. WH. H. INGHAM President J. B. JONES Vlco President LEWIS H. SMITH Cashier Directors—Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrlschilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. The First National Bank OX" CAPITAL ......................... »50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL....' ............ President D. H. HUTCHINS .............. Vice President WM. K. FERGUSON ................... Cashier Directors— D. H. Hutchlns, 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 flrst-clasa security. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. <~^~~* — ~ —^^^^ ^^^^^^^^-^v^-^.^ GEO.. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, Iowa. Best Grade made rt w' tuO • r-f rfl E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kcmuth Co. bank. W. C. DANSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Durdall & Co 's 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 at., one door east of Cordlngley. Residence, McGregor st., east of the public school building. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. AiGO.VA, IOWA. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Chas. C. St. Clalr, Cushier, Geo. L. Galbraith, W. C. Tyrrell, Myron Schenck, 'ftios. F. Cooke. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT YAULTS. H. C. MeCOY, 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 Jno. Goeders'store, on State street Algona, Iowa. rt JO K I 49 UBS. i YWSHBURN CROSBTCffS, 'I GOLD MEDAL. sr CD 1 I I' 3 3 Minneapolis. .. meal (25 Ibs). COOK BROS. OF HOBABT, Dea i? rs In general merchandise, handle our guou.i, ana sell at same prices we do. and their customers toll us they can buy anyfhlne they noed in t,h« -wicery Hue as cheap o" - 7 "" which Is a n Bros, JONES & STACY. REDUCED AGAIN G, T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algona, la. B. M. BIfJHMOND .................... President 1. J. BRUEU ................... .Vice A. B. RICHMOND ...... ......... !:f. Farmers' and Traders' Savings Bank Incorporated under the laws of the state of Iowa. None but home capital Invested. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL .............. $50,000 Plenty of money to loan on real estate and other good security. Foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, and a general banking business transacted. SPECIAL ATTENTION TO COLLECTIONS Insurance written. Steamship Tickett to and from Europe. Directors— K. M. Richmond, I. J. Bruer, N. E. Sheridan, A. B. Richmond, B. y. Smith, S Mayne, C. IS. Mallory. ' T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store Whittemore, Iowa. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S,, SURGEON DENTIST, Office temporarily over Langdon & Hudson's ^ store, Algona, Iowa, Abstracts of Title, 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. Notes purchased. Large list of wild lands and Improved farms for sale and rent. S. T, HESERVBY .................... Pniident B. N. BBUEB .................. Vice President CHAS. B. HOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Rlngland, S. T. Meaervey, K. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, 0. Koralund. ^rasas^^^^s f&\£^J»y»*«»3*»«& ^*pff*w*£»£^ * W «3£aKrra&l £ $g?tf 38&3SS&** make * <•&& of & Abstracts of Title -For 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: Full Pat flour, per sack, $i fOO Graham flour, per sack, - eA Corn meal, per sack, - - '« Rye flour, per sack, - - '«• Buckwheat, per sack, . g£ £ran, per 100 pounds, . ' 7tf , bnorts, per 100 pounds, - '« Feed, per too pounds, . go? Wheaten Gluten, per sack. 7? All warranted. '* .-. Liberal discount on round lots, I. J. WILSON, •—— _ THE ALCONA SUPPLY HOUSE Will furnish you anything in the llneof CREAMERY :: SUPPLIES, on short notice. Insurance , , , DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med- Clues, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. ISoolejn ISte.tloaa.Qr3r. TEGAL BLANKS— STANDARD FORMS. ^1fedthfonlfir geC ° Mpanl<is - w « "are ORIGINAL NOTIQE, To alPn?ft. ncl James 0- Saverv W ^^'n^&wwl^ndantaj YOU petition oHheplataSffSn°JS lanow <» lie ft action m the office of thim th i e a . bove -«U«Ued S^ffl-ua-j? gjss °< •& -$ no«e^ , 13. Call or send for a copy. HAY & Algona, Iowa. TOWNSHIP PLATS BIX INCHES you Uml these &t The Upper De offlpe. Prices W e right. -£•"•*- •*££^5 E ^£' H, A, SESSIONS, Dealer In both granite and marble Monuments =,Headstones, Sj»tlgJ(ftctton guaranteed in a ij W; y ' ' | * ' 'ANTED—SALESMEN to ren J

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