The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 16, 1891 · Page 20
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, December 16, 1891
Page:
Page 20
Start Free Trial
Cancel

THfl UPRtt . )S ALGONA, IOWA, KINO PATRICK THfc MUSI. I One NOTE3 JAPAN. un h gallur Who Jlncnmo an Orirtttiil lUifAntnt*. Twenty years a#o Patrick O'Koefffl Was a comparatively poor man, making hifl living as a sailor on small vessels coasting between Savannah and neighboring ports. To-day he IB a king. He is the owner and absolute ruler of the island of Nyph, in the Australian group* of tho Pacific, almost in the heart of the tropics. He would probably bo still n resident of Savannah and a poor man, but for two tragedies in which he figured as one of tho principals. Jn 180*, as tho story IB told by an old-timor, he WHS mate of tho schoo'ner Annie Sims, which plied between this city and Uarlcn. On the schooner was ayonng Irirth sailor named Sullivan. lie and O'KeelTo were apparently good friends. While near Darton loading lumber the mate was building n cabin on tho schooner and ho asked Sullivan what ho thought of It. The sailor mado a jolting reply, which angered O'Keeffe and a light resulted. Sullivan got the best of it and O'Kootfo Went to his quarters, and, securing a pistol, reutrnod and bogan firing at •tho sailor. Tho latter dodged behind tho now cabin novoral Union, and finally got up and rumarkod to O'KeolTo that ho couldn't shoot anybody. Uut ho Was niiHtalcun, for tho next bullet struck him and ho died in a short while. Tho inalo was brought lo Savannah, and after a long confinement 'in jail, was tried and acquitted In tho United Status Court Afterward, while an olllcor of a small steamer/, ho had trouble with ono of tho deolc hands and ran him Into tho rlvnr, whore he •Was drowned. These troubles stiomod to worry O'KoolTo, and ho determined to leave •tho "states'* as ho termed it. Jn 1871 ho sailed away from Savannah as second mato of an American vessel bound for Liverpool, and when ho bade his friends good-by on tho wharf ''ho told thorn that ho would never ro- turu to Savannah unices ho canio in his own ship. From Liverpool ho shipped lo tho East Indies, and from there to Hong Kong. Ho hud savod a little money '"by this time, and bogan a small fruit and lumber business butwooii tho 1'a- •ciflo islands and Hong Kong. Ilo was successful, and after a few years so- '.curod tho island of Nyph from the natives by a trade of HOITIO sort. Tho island abounds In toakwood, and fruit, and O'KoolTo bought a schooner and brig and started businos.-i on a big scale. Ills vessels run to Hong Kong and he soon built up an ex tensive trade, which has sti-adlly Incronsod until now ho is reckoned aw a very wealthy man. O'Keoffe loft behind him when ho sailed away from Savannah a wife and a baby daughter, who is now a young woman. For years noiihlng was hoard of his whereabouts. After ho bogan to prosper in his far-away homo, how- over, he wrote a letter- and sent money to his wife. Ho tried to persuade her and his daughter to go to him, but they wouldn't do it. Regularly twice a year since ho sends remittances for their support and keeps up a correspondence with thorn. Mrs. O'KoolYo and 'daughter llvo on Liberty stroot, near East Broad, ' says tho Savannah Morning News, and have an oil painting of tho brig of tho "King of Nyph" hanging in their parlor. Capt. Keano of tho American brig I. W. Parker, which baa boon horo loading lumber for Pornambuco, told a reporter that he saw O'KooJfo In Hong Kong several months ago. Ho wiis boarding at tho finest hotel in- tho oily, and was living in tho height of olo- ganoe, having a fine driving turnout and every luxury which money could obtain. Ho spends a groat portion of his time In Hong Kong, whuro ho deposits his money, and is favorably known to all residents of that city. He said he intended coming' to Auiur- ioa to attend tho World's Fair. Beside being a trader of wealth and position O'Kooll'o is tho ruler of a large colony, made up mostly of Malays who swear by him. This story will be a revolution to many of Savannah's old residents, who had long forgotten "Capt." Pat O'KoolTo and thought him dead. SQUARING MATTERS UP. Tho Sour" WUB In Fiivur of Woiimii llo- t'ore Sim 1-o.rt 111 n Cur. A few evenings ago 1 was going up on the Sixth avonuo "L" road, says a Now York Record reporter, when a young man and woman entered, each carrying umbrellas and apparently well acquainted with ouch other. After tiding a few bl- •**.'ho suddenly said: "I BOO you have a now umbrella; where did you buy itP" '•Oh," sho replied, "1 did not buy it, it was presented to mo," and a look of satisfaction appeared on her countenance. "Just what I thought," he replied; "I didn't imagine for a moment you would buy such a cheap umbrella." ! At this sho was deeply hurt and waited for her chance to even matters. Kliu gazed at his umbrella and remarked : "I see you have a now umbrella, whore did you buy ItP" "I did not buy it." ho replied; "like .you, I got it as a present." "Just what I thought;" sho said; "1 did not suppose you would buy such au expensive umbrella," and she continued her journoy, reading tho advertising signs and rejoicing that poor, weak woman ' had onco more triumphed. A Orout Truth. At a time of great drought a schoolmaster, accompanied by his pupils, went out to pray for rain. Ilo was met by au inquisitive follow, who • naked where they were going. "We are going to pray for rain, " tho teaoh- .;er replied: "God will hoar tho prayers ot lauooent children. " • if that were so," answered the man, "there would be no teachers alive." — Argonaut fjfe In (in I N«»r ToScoliamu— Unoli* !ni4 Art .It ih«l MUidt)'* ..inp r<<, There ard Items o? interest in every (lumber of the Japanese Ga/.etto, published In Yokohama, and some are to bo found in a copy that has recently come to America. On the front page there Is an advertisement in which Hung Sing, who is probably a Chinaman, announces to Yokohama that he has just "established himself as a portrait painter, and keeps a large stock of cigars at lowest prices." The Yokohama and Kobe Association of Guides gives notice that its members belong to the Katyusha and are at the service of tourUts. There are many steamers advertised to run from Yokohama to Chinese and other ports. In a lire at Anjor sixty houses of planks nnd bamboo with atap roofs wore burned and "became a seething tnagfl." When Count Itapukl arrived in Shlnjo ho had a triumphal reception and llfly men in armor welcomed him by shouting "Jiyu Hurr/,all" Tho Jijl Shimpo gives the ages of tho seventeen members of the Japanese privy council. Two of them are nearly 70 years old; four of them aro over DO and tho others are about 50. The homo minister, Shlnagawa, publishes tho census of tho cities and towns of tho Japanese empire. Tho largest city, in Japan is Tokyo, which has a population of 1, 141.01)1, and the next largest Is Osaka, II) e population of which is 470,809. During the month of Juno there were 5,676 persons who took books from tho Tokyo free library, nearly all of thorn in tho Japanese and Chinese languages. Among the 8(5, 687 volumes drawn 7,482 wore books of "history, biography and geography," 6,763 of "law. and politics," 0,600 of "literature and language," 6,877 of "natural philosophy, medicine and thomat- los, " 4,174 of "engineering, tho arts and industries. " 2. OH7 of "philosophy and education" and tho rest wore of a miscellaneous kind. KONO by nDurrlui.;e. Whether luck or brains is tho more potonj is still a debatable question, but tho combination is Irresistible. Twenty years ago a bright young follow from thi) country was conductor on ono of tho stroot railroads of the metropolis. Ability and attention to business scoured his promotion stop by stop until ho was.made superintendent of the road. At this point ho lost his wife, nnd ono of the largest stockholders, who was also an ollicial in the company, died about tho Suino time. Tho rising man married the widow, stopped into his predecessor's official shoes, and handled his wealth as.if he had boon aooustumod to it all his life. From which jit appears that tho bright young car conductor can hope to cut his coupons before his hair turns gray. In Africa. A clergyman's wife now in the Transvaal writes this: "It seems strange to think of what is going on In this bustling city of 40,000 people (Johannesburg), where five years ago wore only a few scattered farm houses. To-night there aro fourteen prayer meetings In various churches, live or six missionary meetings, a congrogor tional bazar, a grand temperance rally, lenten services in the high church and Catholic cathedral, a skat- Ing ring entertainment; at which one of tho novelties will bo a race between native boys who never put ou skates before, a rendering of passion inujiio in Music Hall, the Jubilee SlugaiM 1 concert and many theatrical performances. " Nuu Untiling. Homo Tooko ridiculed tho practice of son bathing and said If any ono of tho soal species wore sick, It would bo just as wise for a fish physician to order thorn to go ou shore. Porson declared sea bathing was only reckoned healthy because many persons hnvo boon known to survive it; but Sheridan's objection to salt water was tho most quaint — "Pickles," said he, "don't agree with mo." Dog mid Tho dog is tho only brute animal that dreams, and ho and tho olophunt aro tho only quadrupeds that understand looks. The elephant Is tho only animal that, besides man, fools sorrow; tho dog tho only quadruped that lias boon brought to speak. Leibnitz bears witness to a hound in Saxony that could speak distinctly thirty words. — Sat. Evening Post Tlio ISreuthliiit Cave. Iii tho "Fork Range" of mountains in western North Carolina a singular phenomenon exists. It is the "Breathing Cave." In summer a current of air comes from it so strongly that a person cannot walk against it; while in winter tho rush of air inward is just as groat The cool air from the cave in summer is felt sometimes for miles in a direct lino. SEASONABLE ADVldE, ) for ln<s WMtw Months-Do Yon , Wondtf What It I*? F. W. Dlngley, druffrfst, takes enpecfnl learoro in supplying mo (kmtomers with he bfcst medicines obtainable. Am6ng the oany excellent preparation* orJ hi* Shelves nay be mentioned Chamberlain's Cough "Remedy, a favorite during the winter nonth* on account of its great success In he curt) of colds. There is nothing that fill loosen a severe cold so quickly, or so romptly relieve the lungs. Then it coon- bracts any tendency toward pneumonia, t is pleasant and safe to take, and fully 'orthy of its popularity. Knows It to Re Reliable. Dr. R. L. St. John of Howland, Putnam ounty, Missouri, takes especlalpleasure in ecommendihg Chamberlain's Cough Rem- dy because he knows it to be reliable. He as used it in his practice for several years nd says there is none better. 'Itises- eclally valuable for colds and as a pre- cntivo and cure for croup. This most ex- ellont remedy is sold by F. W. Dlngley. It Has No ill vat. As a preventive and cure for croup Cham- orlain's Cough Remedy has no rival. It is i fact the only remedy that can always be cpcndod upon and that is pleasant and afo to take. There is not the least danger i giving it to children, as tt contains noth- ig injurious. Sold in 50-oont bottles by 1 . W. Dlngloy. •••' If Yon Arc, Troubled . 1th rheumatism or a laino buck bind on vor the Hout of tho puln a piece of flannel iimpencd with Chamberlain's Pain Balm. Fortunate Tho Dublin national gallery Ima boon curiously fortunate in milking its roueut purohusoB, having: acquired a porlmit by Sir Totor Loly for 80 BhiUings, ti portrait of. Sir Richard Sloolo by Kuellor for £5JO tvud a group of saints by 1'uul Verouose for £50. Throe Your* mid Throe A throe-yeur-old child in Lowiaton, Mo., babbles iu three languages— French, Swedish uud English. Her father is French and her mother is a Swodo. She picked up English from uustomors in her father's fruit store. PO(f Tux. More than $1,000,000 was received in London during tho past year in do( taxes. Tho London police wo i vigil uut iu this direction, if no other. I'uy up Notice. Every person knowing themselves wing mo on account or note, is hereby otiliod to settle same without delay. r otes and accounts not paid before Dec. ), will be loft with attorney for collec- 'on. A word to tho wise is sufficient. 84t4 . J. J. WILSON. DON'T forgot that wo have a largo took of mons' and boy's clothing, and ill bo undersold by no one. Goo. L. albrath & Co. IP you are notsatisfled with tho coffee ou aro using, try Chaso & Sanborn's, t W. F. Carter's. Aro You Allvo 'o tho importance of keeping up with tie timoB? If HO, subscribe for that ewBiost and best of metropolitan wook- .08, Tho Sioux City Journal. In order o give this paper tho widest possible irculation tho publishers have made tio . following unprecodontedly low rices, from this date, for the camaign: Single copies to Nov. 30, 1801, 5 cents; clubs of fivo or more to Nov. (I, 1801, 20 cents each, Sample copies •oo. Address Perkins Bros. Co., Sioux Jity, Iowa. Aiiotlmr Church Hell lit Bancroft. Register: Tho Swedish Lutherans ecoivod their new bell last week and lung it on Monday. It is from one of ho Cincinnati boll foundries and its voight is a triflo over 000 pounds. The ono is nice and will do its share toward nuking Bancroft appear lilce a city on Sunday mornings, it cost about $140 aid down in Bancroft. 66 MOTHERS 9 FRIEND" WjKgJHIlD .-BignLHSY, Clclvla, Tja., Doo. S, I860.—My wlfo unerf •.•^'•.•"•n-KS'S ffP.II.''*.T3 boforo liar tlvlro •••<:.,,Riineiit, and eivya. nho would 7101 be ''.i'.iout It for hundreds oi' dollars. DOCK MILLS!, ?.";i; l:v express on receipt of price, $1.60 pur fcot le. liook " To Mothers " mailed free. t3FtAni*IEI-D RBQULATOH CO,,' •.»:' -c-i.^ MV ALLOHuaotCTr,. ,<177-dt'.'r.u. :'.•/< Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algona. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. >»^^rf^^^i w ^-v_*^W^X^^i.^X^^>'^rf'^^^^^w>^«^^X^^Xrf«^^^^>.^X^^^^^-S. GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Oflloe over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algoua, 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 Clirlschilles' store. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Omco, State at., one door east of Cordlngley. Residence, McGregor St., east of the public uchool building. H, C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Special attention to city practice. MORSE & PRIDE, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS Oftlce east of Rutherford house, Algona, Iowa G. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algoua, In J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wosloy, Iowa. Day and night calls attendee to with promtuess. T. 4. FELLING, M. P., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Consultation In English aud German. Offlc uud residence over H. Gootsoh's store, \Vhlttemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. West Bend, Iow». Special attention to dls eases of the skiu. fits, epilepsy, etc., cured. BANKING INSTITUTIONS. , : Kossuth 1 County; flap* WJI. W. tXUHAM . B. JONGS .................... Vice President H. SMITH .............. ........ Crisliler •-* *.j*.ivt& A . AP1TAL ....... . ...... *50,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposit* received, money loaned, foreign and omestic exchange bought and Bold. Collec- ions made promptly, and a general banking nslnesB transacted. Passage tickets to or rom the old countries sold at lowest rates. Directors— Wm..H. Ingham, John O. Smith, . B. Jones, T. ChriHChilfes. Lewis H. Smith, J. ff. WadBWorth, Barnet Devlne. First National Bank or 1 IAPITAL $50,000 Special attention given to collections. MHUOSK A. CALL President >. It. JUITCHINS Vice President . C. liliACKr'OKI) Cashier Directors—Ambrose A. Call, 13. H. Hutnhlns, . 0. niaekford, Phlllji Doweller, Wm. K. Ferguson, A. D. Clarke, C. B. Hutchtns. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable atos to parties furnishing first-class security. . 1). ChARKE, President. 0. C. OHUIill, Vice President. C11AS. C. St. CIjAIlt, Cashier. Algona State Bank. APITAIj.'... 850,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special Atentlon given to collections. lixchange bought and sold on all points In his country and Europe, and a general bank- ug business transacted, Directors—A. D. Clarke, C. C. Chubb, Myron icheuck, Geo. L. Galbnvlth, Thos. F. Cooke, ff. C. Tyrrell, Ohas. C. St. Clalr. 8 now settled In Its newly-arranged building n the Richmond block, where wo are prepared o trcnt you In the best of style. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign Mid domestic exchange bought and sold, col- ecttons made promptly, and a general bank- ng business transacted. Passage tickets to or rom tho old countries sold at lowest rates. Correspondents and References: Metropoll- ;nn National Bank, Chicago, 111.; Cltlxuns' Na- lontil Bank, DOH Molnes, la.; St. Paul Ntitlnn- il Bunk, St. Paul, Minn.; Farmers' National iank, Hudson, N. Y.; Richard Rossmau, Clav- article, New York. R. M. RICHMOND, President. A. B. RICHMOND, Cashier. Also lu this building will be found the PIONEER LAND, LOAN AND INSURANCE AGENCY OF BANCROFT. [Established 1881.] A large list of wild lands for sale. Improved 'arms and village property for sale or rent. Farm loans on longest time and at lowest rate of interest. Insurance written lu six different companies. Call ou 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. Notes purchased. Large list of wild lauds and Improved farms for sale and rent. S. T. J1ESKRVEY .................... President U. N. KRUER .................. Vice President CIIAS. R. MOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Rlugland, S. T. Meservey, R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korslund. o. DEALER IN REAL ESTATE, , IO-W.A.. Lauds bought and sold on commission. Par- icular attention given to care aud sale of real estate In Kossuth and adjoining counties. Agt. 'or German Ins. Co., Freeport, 111. Passage delects to old countries at lowest rates, DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med clues, aud pure 'liquors for medicinal purposes only. Boolca Stationary. NOTICE. Notice Is hereby given to all parties interested that on the 15lh day of October, 1801, the undersigned was appointed by the distrld court of Kossuth county, Iowa, executrix of the last will and testament of Elizabeth Chaffee, deceased, late of said county. All per sous Indebted to said estate will make pay ment to the undersigned, and those having claims against the same will present them properly authenticated, to the said coui't foi allowance. Dated at Algona, Kossuth county, Iowa, this 27th day of November, A.. D. 1801. ADELINE DUTCHER, 3013 Executrix. ADMINISTRATION NOTICE, Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as execu trix of the estate of Jacob Zwelfel, late of Kos suth county, Iowa, deceased. All persons in any manner indebted to said estate will make immediate payment to the uud'erslgned, anc those having claims against said estate wll tile them with the clerk of the district court o Kossuth county, Iowa, as provided bylaw duly authenticated, for allowance. Dated this 30th day of November, 1801. ANNA ZWEIPEL, Administratrix. By S. S. Sessions, her attorney, 30t3 Farm Loans. Consumption Cured. An old physician, retired from practice, hav ing had placed in his bauds by an East India missionary the formula of a simple vegetabl remedy for the speedy and permanent cure o consumption, bronchitis, catarrh, asthrnn and all throat and lung affections, also a posl tlvo and radical cure for nervous debility and all nervous complaints, after having tasted it wonderful curative powers In thousands o cases, has felt it his duty to make It known t his suffering fellows. Actuated by this motlv aud a desire to relieve human suffering. I wll send free of charge, to all who desire It, thi recipe, iu German, Preach, or English, wltl full directions for preparing and using. Sen by mail by addressing with stamp, namiu this paper. W. A. Noyes, 820 Powers' Block Boehestor, N. V, Successor to JJ- Wilson,, Office and Yard on, Dodge street, south of State, , : ... IOWA,. ALEX* WHITE*. Agent. 11 indies the best of all descriptions of Which includes everything that is possibly needed fpw the construction, of anything from a picket fence to the very finest residence* WE MEET ALL COMPETITION* •oihe and give us a. chance lo figure your bills, and we will prove that this is not merely idle talk. • I can now make loans on improved lauds, from one to ten years time, and give the borrower the privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof In even 8100 at any date when Interest falls due, This Is Iowa money, nd no second mortgage or coupons taken. This plan of making a loan will enable the bpr- ower to reduce his mortgage at any time and save the interest on the amount paid. Money urnlshed at once on perfect title. Call ou or address H. HOXIE, Algona, Iowa. \ A woman may 5eW,,aitd a Woman And a Woman may WorK all day, Lv/y S^TAg^u^p comes into Then Vanish all troubles aWay. fer fio us© SEEDS, SEEDS! Timothy seed, Red clover seed, Mammoth clover seed, White clover seed, Oil cake meal,. Lawn and orchard grass, German millet seed, Alsyke seed, Blue grass seed, Red! top seed, Canada field seed, Stock food, Seed flax, seed wheat, Seed oats, seed corn, AT J. J. WILSON'S. Scientific American Agency for CAVEATS. . TRADE MARKS. DESIGN PATENTS COPYRIGHTS, etc. Per Information and free Handbook write to MUNN & CO.. 361 BROADWAY, NEW YOBK. , Oldest bureau for BeourinR patents in America. Every patent taken out by if) la brought befora the public by a notice given free of charge la the Largest circulation of any scientific paper In tho world. Splendidly illustrated. No intelligent "•"" - 1 -~uw be with ' " — '" — year; tl.60 sli"monthB""AddressMun. POBJJSHEBS, 381 Broadway, New York. without H. Weekly.'83'.'ff "UJNN &i JOHN EDWARDS, Feed, and Sale Stable, South of Tennant House, My rigs are all first class, and I will do what Is right to secure a share of the trade. I WANT YOUR PATRONAGE, and I wljl try to use you right. L. LESSING, Algona, Iowa. Y 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 thelv contracts. Dr. Hathaway; D. H. HADLEY, M. O., Assistant. (Regular Graduates. Registered.) Toe Leading Specialist of tho Waat* f rlvate. Blood, Bklo and Nervous Diseases. "~ \ Yotrsro MEW •. whoby thelrownaen or Imprudence or fol« Jy suffer from Ner-^ vous Debility, Ex- haustlng drains upon tho fountains of life, affecting the mind, body and manhood. . should consult the celebrated Dr. Hathaway 0! ooce. Remember nervous diseases (with or with- S ut dreams) or de- lllty and loss of nerve power, treated scientifically, by new methods, who great success. . , It makes no dlffer- 'ence what you hava taken or who hM J£lad » oure(l * het « MY METHODS, 1. Free consultation at tho office or by man YOU WANT A SEWING MACHINE FOR 835 ]y[ONEY FURNISHED—

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free