The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 1, 1893 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAKOH 1, 1893. VOL. XXVII--NO. 49. See the Big Assortment of Ladies' Underwear, Worth from 65c to 75c- 7/Y it'* Your Choice Now for 45c. Just received some nice Remnant Calico and new styles in Gingham. We have plenty of Ice Wool, black, white, and cream. . L. GALBRAITH & CO. Staple and Fancy- GROCERIES! of all kinds are found at the old reliable store of Langdon & Hudson Our Teas and Coffees are surpassed by none. We always keep the best.. Langdon & Hudson. THE JOHN PAUL LUMBER GO. !• SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSON. Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALGONA, IOWA. Handles the best of all descriptions of Which 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. CO 09 cp Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful an<3 personal attention, Prices are reasonable. All This Snow Does not hinder our delivery from running right along. Trains may be blockaded and other deliveries stop running, but we will be out the Stormiest Day as well as the pleasantest, ready to carry you flour, oil, gasoline, or anything in the grocery line Any Day you want it. Opera KCo-u.se ZBloclr.. A Bargain for Somebody. We have a line of last year's styles .of =CARPET SAMPLES (all qualities) and a few sample pair of Fine Lace Curtains, slightly soiled, which we will sell, while they last, at about one-half original price. The Grange Store. 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. We are making. LOANS ON REAL ESTATE 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 OYEK JAS. TAYLOK'S STORK, ONE DOOR EAST OF POSTOFFIOE. C. L. LUND. J. J. RYAN [Successors to C. L. Lund—Established 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to the readers of THE UPPER DBS MOINBS that we have extraordin ary facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands in northern Iowa, 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 come out and secure a piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates. We believe In fair dealing, and if you want to sell your property don't waste any time la listing it With us. Yours respectfully, LUND & RYAN, JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quick sale.. OFFIOS OYEK ALGONA STATE BANK, FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to 1 Years at 7 per cent. STOVES. We can show you the largest and finest line of Stove and Ranges in the" county. We have great bargains in FENCE WIRE and Hardware. Don't fail to see my goods before you buy. 5 " ' y — -HENRY WINKIE, JOHN GROVE WILL FVSNIBS TfOV G-OOP LIVERY 47 SATBS. THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS. Walt. Butlor has introduced a bill in congress to establish truer figures of American constitutional liberty, and another to amend the groat seal of the United States. The first provides that after July 4, next, the goddess of liberty shall bo represented by a young woman of full stature, with maturo development and proportions, wearing high lace boots, reaching midway between the ankle and Unco; hoso reaching to the thigh; short skirts, reaching downward to a point just above the knee; close fitting bodice and sleeves to the elbow, and a cap molded from a blue pansy bud; she to bear for arms at her left hip in place of a staff, and lightly supported over the right shoulder, a pon with a holder extended, and on the breast, instead of a shield, an American ballot in black and white. The other measure amends the law establishing the seal so as to provide, instead of the crest which appears above the head of the eagle, a glory breaking through a cloud of pansies, surrounding thirteen stars and forming a constellation argent on an azure field. A farmer living near Dos Moinos look a hog to town to trade for a house and lot, but not finding anyone who could pay the difference, took the hog ;iomo; ^^^^^ A Cnss county farmer sold four hogs one day last week, and with the pro- ioeds bought two horses. The C. & N. W. road is making extensive preparations for travel during the world's fair. It is said that three hundred new coaches have been ordered built, 60 baggago cars and 40 engines. They have double track to Cedar Rapids, so there is no possibility of a head- end collision, and rules will be adopted regarding the running of trains, which will make it an impossibility to have accidents by two trains coming together. Fred. Davis, a reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, is in trouble. The Cherry sisters, five young ladies who run a farm near Marion, this state, gave a musical and dramatic entertainment in the Rapids lately, and Davis roasted them " for deserting farm work, for which they are peculiarly fitted, and presenting themselves for whatever missiles an audience might throw at them." He is up for criminal libel and will be tried March 8. Thn trial, it is said, will be more interesting than the musical performance. Five men were caught in Des Moines last Thursday stealing a corpse out of Woodlawn cemetery. One, Overton, is a professor in the Drake Medical college. A great sensation has followed the arrest. A farmer down near Livermore said last week: " My son, you can turn that $12 cow out in the lot and take the blanket off that $25 horse and put it on that $35 hog. When you get at your work in the morning you needn't mind currying the horse, but you might curry the hog." ^_^^^ Des Moines had a big time last Friday presenting a darkey there with a cork leg. All classes attended the meeting, Judge Given of the supreme court presiding, A mixed programme was rendered, and " Peg Leg Charlie" was fitted out with his leg and a new suit. A chattel mortgage was taken on the leg, to be foreclosed in case of bad behavior. The chief discussion arose over the question whether knocking chickens off the > it with it would work a forfeit. - " Monticello will have an exhibition at the world's fair that will attract a national reputation. Mrs. Harriet Chamberlain of Monticello, an aged lady, over 70 years old, has made a handsome silk quilt, every piece of which has been furnished by women of national reputation, or the wives of widely known men. In it are pieces of silk from the wives of 26 governors. A piece of the wedding dress of Lucy Hayes occupies a prominent position. Mrs. U. S. Grant furnished generous pieces of dresses worn on famous occasions. So did her daughter Nellie. Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, during her lifetime, was one of the first to respond to the request for silk for the .purpose. Mrs. John Sherman sent eight pieces of as many dresses, worn at different periods of her life. Mrs. Judge Gresham and Mrs. Higginbotham, the wife of the president of the Columbian exposition, are represented by pieces of the elegant dresses they wore at the dedication ball last October. Mrs. Stephen A. Doug'Uis, now the wife of Gen. Williams, not only made a donation herself, but very kindly sent a piece of one of the dresses worn by her grand aunt, Polly Madison, the handsomest and wpst entertaining mistress the white hope, ever had. Thet» there are IWLfijjp $» vww of J^L^^TV^"*! —J.T _,~ TV-**- •»! *tt Mrs. Hendricks, Mrs. Talmnge, Mrs. Depew, Lady Somerset, Mrs. Tom Reed, Mrs. Tourgee, the daughters of Chas. Dickens and Horace Greeley, tho wives of bishops, and a host of others high in civil and political life, altogether representing 76 different persons. Mrs. Chamberlain has been tnoro than a year in gathering these pieces for what will be the most novel quilt in the United Stales. in The Second Iowa cavalry meets Mnson City in October. Mrs. Noise and child were burned to death in Ottumwa last week by her husband and sister, who arc under arrest. On March 7 tho Iowa revenue commission will meet to take up tho work of revising the revenue laws of tho slate. On the same day tho executive council meets lo dolermino tho railway assessment. Henry Bodoy, a pauper German who died at the Mercy hospital a few days ago, had a decent funeral at the expense of John Joss, a well-to-do grocer. Mass for tho repose of his soul was attended by Jess' relatives and friends from tho interior of Dubuque and neighboring counties, and tho coflln was the finest in town. Tho county physician had told Joss his brother was dead, and tho mistake was not discovered until tho time camo for tho mourners to take a last look at tho remains. FKOM THE COUNTY TOWNS. WESLEY. WESLEY, Fob. 28.—Ernest Beadle of Elington was doing business in our town Friday. C. L. Lund was here Friday looking after his land interests. H. G. McBi-ide of Thornton was hero last week on business. Mrs. A. A. Wilcox of Estherville stopped off here on her way home from Hampton, where she was visiting her parents. G. S. McPherson has been on the sick list for the past month. Saturday night he was taken worse at this time of writing is no better. Joseph Studer and Joseph Hoffor are going to put in a full line of farm implements here. We wish them success. Our justice was kept busy last week by all reports. . Messrs. Way, Johnson, Hill, and Potter, some of the wide-awake citizens of B.ritt, were in town last Thursday. Bert Giddings of Garner visited his parents here last week. The heavy snow storm last Monday was the heaviest fall this winter. Our old. settlers say that they never heard such loud thunder during a snow storm before. Rumor has it that we are going to have another furniture store. Geo. Bruxer will build a new building beside his blacksmith shop for a wagon shop. Three carloads of emigrant movables were unloaded here last week. Alonzo Fox and Anna Jorgenson were united in marriage Wednesday, Feb. 22, Rev. Eastman officiating. The newly married couple are well known here and we wish them a happy and prosperous journey through life. The freight train from the west got stuck here Monday afternoon, the engine pulled through to Mason, City' and left the train here on the side track, which is nearly covered up with snow. Mr, and Mrs. F. M. Bacon are tho happy parents of a little girl baby, its age commencing the 27th. But few teams in town Tuesday. Farmers say it is almost impossible to get through the drifts. Markets: Wheat, 50c; oats, 25c; flax, $1; hogs, $7; hay, $2.50 loose, $4.25 baled; corn, 30c; barley, 30c. A FINE ENTERTAINMENT. Tho Dedication Last Week Enjoyed by LuVernltes. The LuVerne News says: Those who were present at the dedication of the Call Opera house at Algona last Tuesday evening speak very highly of the entertainment. The renditions of the state band were of the usual excellent character and the addresses of Hon. Lafe Young and Mayor Shcetz were both able efforts and drew forth rounds of applause. The audience was a very large one and severely taxed the seating capacity of the house. The opera house company is now well started on the road to success, of which the boys deserve a goodly measure for the public spirit they have manifested in aiding so laudable an enterprise. for llont—Improved Farm of 160 acres, five miles east of Algona. Two deep wells and good wind mill; 40 acres pasture; house, stables, out-buildings, etc. Inquire of C. M. Doxsee.-t2 THY our imported sardines. Langdon & Hudson^ 49t2 F, S. STOUGH has a harness maker, does repairing, and makes all his own harness. SNOWDRIFTS are no block to us. We deliver goods just the same from the Opera House grocery. WE are here, do you hear? making town loans. Skinner Bros., over State Bank. IF you want an overcoat we can fit you with a good one for a little money. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. TBY those Soptob fav preserves, at' *

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