The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 16, 1891 · Page 1
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PAR! 1, ) f PAG-ES 1 to 8. ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1891. VOL. XXVI--NO. 38. We are closing out the Balance of Our stock of Plush Saques, And Children's Cloaks, At Cost This Month. Plush Gaps, Ladies' and Gents,' Overcoats At prices that Will make you think • They Cost Os I Want a Doll, ao TO TAYLOR'S. ALBU Collar Boxes,- Cuff Boxes, Baskets, Silk Mitts, Picture Drapes, Mufflers, Silk Hdkfs., Knit Goods. ICE WOOL, S5c a Box. Cheapest place in the city to buy Clothing, Blankets, Fur Coats, Underwear, Shirts, etc. HOLIDAY C^ C\ C\ T^ O " Ajr I3?:E3::EI vjUUJJo Grange Store THE BALL is rolling, and we are selling boots, shoes, arctics, robes, blankets, mittens, and everything in pur line cheaper than ever before. Everybody is WELCOME to call and look over our goods, whether the want to buy or not. If you need anything we have the assortment to pick from. COME in .and we will prove what we say. F. S, STOUGH. Snuff Httlo fortuneebmbtenintdett work for in, py Ann* P«f e, Auitln, '"i«i, «nd Jno.Bonn, Toledo, Ohio. t tut. OthtriiuodoUituw«U. Why < you? Souit earn or«MOO.OO a .nlb. You can do the work and lire t horns, wlwrerer you are. Er«n be- inneri «0 eallly earning from tt to 1W » day. All »et. Wt eEow you how Hid tUtt you. CM work la «Mre Da* or tilth;time. Blf tuomy for worker;. Failure unknown among them. 1, EW nuj wondtiful. Fartlculare free. A .TKA"*, 1 I undertake to leach any fairly Intelligent penon of either MI, who can reed and write, »ud who, after Infraction, will work Induitrloatlr, v -r- .—.. T ~ — iW" 0 " m nn * Thoueatd Dollar, a Year In thtir own loc«mi«,whtm«r they Uri .1 will ilio Airalih the illusion or employ wcni,al which you un tiro tint .mount! No money for me unleu nucceuful u »l«»e. Eaelly and quickly learned. X deilre but out worker from etch diiuict orcou»tr, I bare already taught end provided with ta>-' •- •---numb- —' — -•-• -«««* •nd " THE NEWS OF THE WEEK. The C. B. & Q. has begun a peculiar suit. About two weeks ago some boys were playing around some freight cars just west of Osceola when the thought struck them that it would be fun to turn some of the cars loose and ride down the grade a few hundred yards. The first trip was made all right and they went back and started three more. These became unmanagable and dashed into the other cars, ditching four and causing a wreck that cost the Q. $2,000. The boys who did the mischief range in years from 9 to 11 and are not bad boys at all. The suit is a criminal suit and will probably result in, sending them to the reform school. A Carroll girl has advertised for a man suitable for matrimonial purposes and offers, in exchange for same, cash or its equivalent. Judge Hubbard is quoted as saying that " Boies has a face that looks like an affidavit and a song of Soloman combined." A novel writing contest came off at Des Moines last week between the students of Drake and Gallanan colleges. After a short literary and musical pro- gramme the contestants, six from each institution, passed up the aisles to the strains of a march played by Miss'Bell, and seated themselves in their respective positions upon the rostrum. After they had completed the required task, Prof. Thornburg of the Iowa Business college, who had been chosen judge of the contest, made a few remarks and announced his decision. Jack Edinger last week made a brutal assault on J. L. Krosen, a reporter on LeMars Sentinel, knocking him down and badly bruising and kicking him in the face. The trouble arose over an article written by Krosen, giving particulars of an attempt made by Edinger to enter a young lady's room at a hotel. He forced the door open and when she screamed he struck her in the face, and when the landlord came she fainted and her assailant left town. Sioux City's capitalist, Joseph Sampson, was an acquaintance of the rascally eon of Cyrus W. Field. He said last week: " I knew Edward M. Field when he was a young man. I was chopping wood in Westchester county, Jf. Y., with him some 20 years ago. He was going to college and merely chopped wood for exercise. What chances that young man had—family, wealth, prestige, every opportunity that a young man could have, and now ho lias not only wrecked his own hopes, but those of his honored and venerable fatherl" The football team of the university of Iowa mot the team from the university of Kansas at Kansas City Saturday afternoon. A very hotly contested game resulted in the score of 18 to 14 in favor of the the Iowa boys. They deserve special credit, as it is the first game the Kansas team has lost out of a long series of game. Sam Clark says Prof. T. S. Parvin made a delightful half-hour talk before the fifth Iowa district editorial meeting at Vinton about the early newspaper history of the state. July 4,1838, there wore three newspapers in Iowa. The Iowa Territorial Gazette at Burlington, then published and edited by James Clarke, afterwards governor, was in its second year. Mr. Clark brought the Gazette from Belmont, Wisconsin, and issued the first number in Burlington in July, 1837. The Dubuque Visitor, John King's paper, started in May, 1836, only lived a year. In 1838 the Dubuque News, published by Russell & Reeves, had taken its place in that field. The third of the papers was the Fort Madison Patriot, founded, edited, and published by James G. Edwards, afterwards founder of the Burlington Haweye. ______ The last issue of the Carroll Horald was printed by eleotrity. It says: " It is a perfect power, and were it available in the day time, when work is to bo done in a printing office, wo would want nothing better. It is to be hoped that the company can find sufficient patrons wanting power to run their dynamo in the daytime". ______^ Mrs. Addio Schormerhorn of Charles City started in Jan. 1, 1801, with 70 Plymouth Rock hens to see what they would pay for a year. On Dec. 1 she had sold $57.50 worth-of eggs and $30 worth of poultry, aggregating $87.50, and has a stock of 100. Here is one dollar per head income and $17.50 left for feed. ______ A man near Carson claims to have husked by weight, in the presence of disinterested witnesses, 154 bushels of corn in one day. Counting 120 oars to the bushel he must have husked 18,480 ears, or an average of 32 a minute, scarcely more than two seconds to the oar. The " peanut party" has been introduced in Harlan society circles. The nuts are concealed all over the houso in the most improbable hiding places. When all the guests are assembled each is given a paper bag and told to sail in and find the nuts, the one producing the largest amount at a given signal to receive a prize. T. S. Parvin, grand secretary of the grand lodge of Iowa, A. F. and A. M., is the oldest Mason, the oldest sohool teacher, the oldest editor in Iowa. His experience began back in the thirties, Theo. Latch, a poor young machinist employed In the shops of the Mason City & Fort Dodge railway at Fort Dodge, has found a rapid road to fortune. Latch invented a now rotary engine working on an entirely now prin- oiple and has patented his invention. He has refused an offer of $30,000 for his patents, and is negotiating with eastern capitalists to develop the invention. _______ An Oskaloosa judge had a young man before him on the 4th inst;, charged with breaking into a house. It was shown that his object was to thrash his brother-in-law, who was whipping his wife, the prisoner's sister. The judge solemnly sentenced the young man to serve three days in jail, " for three days beginning December 1st;" and it was several minutes before the prisoner realized how light the sentence was. Sixty thousand bushels of apples wore shipped from Malvern, Mills county, this season. The county recorder at Emmotsburg was held up by foot pads last week. NEW strictly pure maple syrup at W. F. Carter's. A COUPLE of good men, willing and able to work, can find steady employment at good wages on my farm, one mile east of Algona. , C. L. Lund. 30 HOUSE for sale. Easy terms. Best location in the city. Inquire of J. C. Frank.—33 PP» OVEUCOATS for boys and men at lowest prices at Galbraith's. «p Fou carpets, oil cloth, curtains, rugs etc., go to Galbraith's. A FINE line of new dried fruits at W. F. Carter's, FEOM THE COUNTY TOWNS. L.U VERNE. LuVERNK, Dec. 14.—Frank Graw came homo today from Ruthven to stay over Sunday with his folks. Tlioro will bo a grand ball at the I. O. O. F. hall on Christmas night. Invitations are ready to send out. Jake Meier will have a dance in the room recently vacated by E. A. Lovoll on Christmas. Grant Paul has purchased a new hay press of the Scott make built at Kansas City. G. W, Simmons is agent for them at this place. L P. Harrison is on the sick list at present. On Monday morning engine No. 30 pulling the mail train going north had to side track hero as one of the drive wheels was discovered broken. There was about a foot of the flange on the wheel broken off. Another engine was sent for to Fort Dodge and arrived in about 45 minutes. A brother of E, V. Stophonson from Denison is hero visiting him for a few days. Ernest Raymond was knocked senseless on Tuesday by a lover on a hay press, which accidentally slipped loose and struck him on the jaw, His face is somewhat swollen and bruised, but ho is on duty again. Mr. Wolf, our new restaurant man, is putting in a now stock complete of confectionery goods of all kinds, and will soon be ready for business. Our town is very dull at present. Everybody is busy in the country taking care of the corn. Last Monday Frank Chapman had a lively time shooing a horse for Frank Stewart. Mr. S, was holding the animal, and becoming vicious it plunged and throw him under its foot, striking him in the face and cutting him badly. But the boys wore gritty and conquered at last. Uood Ix>oks. Good looks uro more than skin deep, depending upon a healthy condition of all the vital organs. If the livor be inactive you have a bilious look, if your stomach be disordered you have a dyspeptic look, and if your kidneys bo affected you have a pinched look. Secure good health and you will have good looks. Electric Bitters is the great alterative and tonic, acts directly on these vital organs, Gurus pimples, blotches, boils, and gives a good complexion. Is sold by L. A. Sheetz; 60o bottles. 4 Pronounced Hopeless, Yet Saved. From a letter written by Mrs. Ad* E. Hurd, Groton, S. ,D., we quote: "I was taken with a bad cold, which settled on my lungs, cough set iu and finally terminated in consumption. Four doctors gave me up, saying I could live but a short time. I gave myself up to my Saviour, determined if I could not stay with my friends on earth I would meet my absent ones above. My husband was advised to got Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds. I gave it a trial, took in all eight bottles; it has cured me, and thank God I am now a well and hearty woman." Trial bottles free at Sheet*.' Regular si«es 50o and one dollar. 4 CHOICE buckwheat flour at J. J, son's.—36t4

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