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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 5, 1893
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|*V THE OTPEit jym MOINEB; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1893. RAlLVAf TIME CABbS. Chlfftgo, Milwaukee A St. Paul Railway. Wa; MJCAIi THAIN EAST. rat passenger departs at 2:20 p m Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul ana Minneapolis train*No. 2 departs at .10:24 am No. 4 departs at 0:30 pm TRAINS WEST. Way passenger departs at 11:45 a m Through passenger—No. 3 at 4:37 p m Through passenger—No. 1 at 6:02 a m No. 1 dally, except Sunday. No. 4 dally, except Saturday. Chicago & Northwestern Railway. South- Pass 3:33 pin Mixed 6:07pm North- Mixed 8:18 a ta Pass 3:31pm Freight 10:00 a m Freight.... 10:00 a m Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 a m; arrives at DesMolnesat8:15pm. Lv. DesM. 2:30 am THE CITY. high Madame Janauschek will play Macbeth May 8. John Goeders announces a special cloak sale this week. The new Catholic church will be dedicated sometime in June. Everybody should attend the school contest Friday evening. Ben Smith reports 39 pigs in three litters, with 86 alive and kicking. Louis Lessing is fitting up his building on. Call street and will move into it. O. E. Palmer will build this spring where the Waterhouso cigar factory now stands. Friday and Saturday evenings the Cooper temperance meetings will' be in the court house. A little girl arrived Monday morning at the home of the Free Methodist minister, Rev. Adams. Out of 24 teachers who attempted to raise the grade of their certificates at last week's examination, four succeeded. The county supervisors are in session. Theyhave fixed the county treasurer's salary at $1,500 a year without fees. Although Jas. Taylor is out west his store is full of new goods to which the attention of our readers is called in this issue. Eric Erickson was drunk and disorderly on the streets Monday, and was taken before 'Squire Clarke and fined $5 and costs. Conner & Cowan are figuring on the new bank building at Belmond, which is to cost $10,000, also on the new school house at Ruthven, also to cost $10,000. The Baptist church will be frescoed by Orr & Patterson, who will put on their specially prepared wall decoration. The dedication will come in May. R. M. Richmond, Henry Simpkins, and Mrs. S. Mnyue of Bancroft, Ed. Murtagh and Prof. Sifert of Burt attended " Lucretia Borgiii" Friday evening. H. E. Rist sold the quarter section adjoining Hobart on the west lately to Frank Potter and Andrew Mitchell. Each owns an eighty and is building this spring. Messrs. Conner & Cowan have the contract to build the new block at Whittemore. It is to cost $10,000 and will be one of the handsomest buildings in the county, Mrs. Spencer, who named a fine Jersey calf "Gloriana," whereupon it died, says she is going to call the next one "Lucretia Borgia." She believes then it will survive. Mr. Smith of Chicago, cousin of B. F. Smith of Ramsay, has arrived with his horses and will use the fair ground track this summer. „ He was out last fall making arrangements. Supt. Reed announces that teachers who desire the Arbor day leaflets sent out by the state superintendent can have them by applying at his office, Arbor day comes April 28. Mat. Holzbauer is not a weather prophet, but when he puts out the signs " don't walk on the grass" in front of the court house the p_eople may rely on it that spring has arrived. The oldest inhabitant never saw a long cold winter break off more suddenly into a warm spring. The roads are as dry as in summer and Monday the mercury was up to 76 in the shade. R. M. Richmond was in town last week having T. H. Conner draw plans for his new bank building at Swea City, which he will begin on at once. He is arranging to put in a very handsome building. The funeral of Mrs. Sarah Patterson, mother of Mrs. O. Reaves, was held at the home of Henry Patterson last Thursday, Rev, Davidson officiated, and the remains were taken to the Irvington cemetery. Mrs. Nannie Setchell has been granted a pension of $8 a month under the late law and her son, Carl, gets $2 a month. She had an application for a pension under the old law, and hopes •still to have a change. Supt. Hopkins, who was for several years in charge of this branch of the Northwestern road, and who has been latterly in charge of the Des Moines branch, has resigned his position and will quit the company, S. I. Plumley was out on the streets Saturday, able to be around again after his six month's confinement. He has been spending a couple of weeks on his farm near Cor with, and the outdoor life has invigorated him. The Grange will hold an open meeting Saturday at 1 o'clock, at which time they will take up the question of good roads. They invite everybody who is interested in this question to come out and assist in the discussion. The marriage list this week is very good. Licenses have been issued to Geo. Bauman and Katie Strobel, Ole R. Salberg and Eva Farrow, Chas. R. Henke and Bertha Beyer, Andrew Peterson and Anna L. Ericksen. We have heard a rumor on t/ t^treet that Geo. C. Call was arran£^ a brick block on the the Thorington house, occupied by a We hope it IB Prof, from P schools to i, c, oal contest' neighbor favbrabl cer did not care to enter, and the plan seems to have been dropped. Alexander Cooper, a temperance orator of some note, is holding a series of meetings at the Methodist church. He secures signers to the temperance pledge, and has over 150 already. His meetings will continue a week at least. Judge Gary, E. V. Swetting's uncle, who visited in Algona last summer, has a long account of the anarchist trial in the last Century. He presided at the trial, and gives what will proba.bly be the authentic history of that event in Chicago. Assistant State Secretary Mitchell of the Y. M. C. A. was in town Monday evening. It was decided not to orgrtri- ize a local society until fall but. the meetings will be continued as heretofore at.the reading room every Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock. M. L. Clarke sends us a copy of the Pasadena Evening Star, which has notes of various important public improvements, and which has a Mr. Clarke in the board of alderman.' We suspect that M. L. is the man. If so, Pasadena has a good "city dad." Rod. Jain was down Saturday from Portland and reports that a flock of eight Trumpeter swan have been for a week near the Burt road. This is a rare occurrence in this county. Rod, was down to close a deal by which he adds a quarter section to his farm, Work has begun on the foundation for a new house for W. E. McMurray where the old one burned down. He has not yet received his insurance money, but feels sure enough of getting it to rebuild. He will put up a larger and better hous'e than he had before. Nathan Studer, our former supervisor, is confined to his house with stomach and other troubles, and hns been having a very bad winter of it. He would have gone away before this but has been unable to leave. His friends will wish him returning health with the spring air. Asa K. Smith writes to the Courier on the mission of trouble, says afflictions should be accepted as intended for our good, and cites the election of President Cleveland as an example. To this the Courier says: "We are inclined to think that there is much logic in Mr. Smith's political views, and we commend them to our readers." The practicing for Pinafore is progressing and the opera will be very nicely presented next week Friday. It has the best music and the most fun of all the comic operas, and as it has never been presented here it will be very entertaining. Miss Wilson and her sister are very fine singers. The full pro- gramme will appear next week. A find has been made the past week which promises something of value to the county. Mr. Fuller, who bought the Grose farm, in digging struck a layer of limestone and has since investigated enough to believe that he has found outcropping rock. If he has a good limestone quarry is assured. He will find out what it is this week. John G. Smith's paper on birds has occasioned considerable discussion, especially his statement that the brant is rarely seen away from salt water. In speaking of this he says that what are called brant here are really various varieties of geese. The brant is a smaller bird, weighing only about four pounds, and inhabits the sea coast. The Leatherman livery and 'bus outfit was sold on the streets Saturday, bringing altogether only $610. Ed. McMurray bought one 'bus for $32 and Ben. Winkle got the other for $12. It is reported that Lee Horning, who had the original mortgage, is out over $600. Some farmers talked of buying the buses for chicken coops, but didn't bid. Frank Nicoulin returned from Dakota last week, where he went with a lot of horses. He reports very heavy snow in that section. On the level it was from two to three feet, and the drifts were from six to fifteen feet deep. He says that car loads of horses are standing at every station, and that there is some difficulty in disposing of stock. Letters, remain uncalled for in the Algona postofflce for W. C. Burt, Mrs. A. V. Amsden, Miss Nancy Creighton, G. H. Davis, E. C. Gordan, Mrs. J. A. Jones, Warren O. Lewis, Mrs, Lorinda Lbckwood, Wallace Lindsay, Mrs. Frank Langdon, Miss Nina Olson, Charlie Reynolds, Mrs. Geo. G. Smith, Mrs, Phebe Thurston, Mrs. Jno. D. Welch. In spite of the general depression in the horse business C, D. Creed has a colt which he is willing to brag on. Its dam is a standard-bred mare and its sire the lamented pacer, Storm, which was burned up at Mason City last week. Mr. Creed bought the mare of Kirk Bros. Everybody praises the colt, which gives promise of growing into a great horse. Algona secured a new physician last week. Dr. F. L. Tribon of Dunkertown will take Dr. Barr's place as the representative of homeopathy, and occupy his office for a few days. As soon as the rooms are completed he will move to the Clarke block. There should bo a good field here for one hpmeopathist and . the doctor comes highly recommended. The jail has a new occupant in the person of Fredrick H. Sinn, who was arrested at Humboldt last night for the burglary of the Northwestern depot at Lu Verne. The safe there a few weeks ago was broken into and Sinn is thought to be the man. He was brought before 'Squire Clarke this morning but the hearing was continued until a week from Thursday. The new city council has begun its career by a more thorough equalizing of assessments of property for taxation than the town has had before. It sat all day Monday and continued yesterday. A great many assessments have been raised. We understand that the council took some one piece of property in a block or locality, and with that as a standard assessed the neighborhood, ., which is the only fair way of determin- f 4 ing values. Judge Carr sent an order to County Clerk Grose Monday to make out a full mi iransoript of the record in the Col. PI' Clarke attorney fee case against E. S. hadjllsworth, and forward it to Attorney uvt'rjirdsall. This means that an appeal tin. ill be taken to the supreme court. iuiiAf lere wel ' e several close questions as idmissibility of evidence, , iw\uw vhe supreme court reverse Carr on any of them the whole contest will be had over again. Charlie Grimm, the champion shooter from Clear Likej wos over last Friday and attended the theatre here. He and S. S. Sessions went to Des Moines Saturday. He and C. W. Budd are somewhat astonished at present as they have been ruled out of the coming shoot at Waverly as professionals. Shooting contests will very quickly come to an end when they begin to rule out anybody. Who wants to contest in the second class? Sheriff Graham was in Portland, Oregon, all the Washington cities, and up to Victoria, on Vancouver's Island, on his western trip. He met all our old citizens out there. He says Schermerhorn, who was the man he went after, paid all claims against him and all costs so that the county and state are not out a cent. Inasmuch as it took $800 more to settle up than it would if he had paid his honest debts before he left, Spher- merhorn is undoubtedly well punished as it is. Geo. M. Annis arriveda few days ago in Algona, being over in this part of the country on a six week's business trip. Ho was in Denver before coming here and found H. S. Vaughn nominated for city alderman and in a red-hot canvass. Our old citizen feels sure of a big majority, and expects within a year to be elected mayor of Denver. Mr. Annis says Spokane Falls is prospering this spring. He also reports that Col. Couistock was urged to accept a nomination for mayor there, but declined as the duties of the office there require too much time and attention. W. S. Dorland's Llano bank had a narrow escape last week. He writes to Mr. Chribchilles that the fire burned several buildings adjoining, and that he had no expectation of saving it. All the movables were'taken out and such precautions as promised to stop the lire adopted, but with no prospect of success until suddenly the roof of an adjoining building fell and crushed out the fire. The Llano bank is a very handsome building, costing $22,000, and its loss would have been severe on our former citizen. Two would-be prize fighters, Turpin and Sullivan, are arranging a match which they are planning to have in or near Bancroft some time this week. Turpin belongs to Emtnetsburg, where he has fought once or twice, while Sullivan is said to be a Minnesota man, temporarily located at Bancroft. They proposed to have the match in Jefferson hall, but the stockholders objected, and now they are planning to get a big tent and pitch it near town. There is talk of preventing the whole performance on the part of the citizens. New additions arrive each week for the Uncle Tom's Cabin show. Last week the band wagon and two other circus wagons arrived. The boys will have five show wagons, nicely painted, and will make quite a parade. Their tent will seat 900 people, their band have 12 piece's, and each day a balloon ascension will be made. They open in Algona April 29, and go north through southern Minnesota and into Dakota. Their advance man will start out soon and bill the towns with their paper, and their company will begin to gather here in a couple of weeks. The new block to be put in by Gardner Cowles is assured, and will be one of the handsomest yet erected in Algona. The front will be of brown stone and the entrances will be on a different plan from that usually adopted. There will be two store rooms with a stairway between. Where the stairway opens on the street there will be a wide lobby with tiled floor and from this doors will open on the side into the store rooms. The store fronts will have very large windows with plate glass 13 feet in width. The second story of the building is to be used as a society hall by the Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias. Work will begin as soon as the weather is settled. CLOTHING, Clothing, Clothing. We are closing it all out—men's, boys' and children's. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. To RENT—Half section of grass land —the north half of 25—95—30. Inquire of S. S. Potter.—1 SEED corn for sale at the Wigwam. for Setting. Don't forget to call and get a setting of those fine Brown Leghorn eggs of John C. Patterson.—It4 MRS. OLOF JOHNSON will do nursing, also sewing, by the day,-2 THIRTY per cent, off on watches until May 1 at E. G. Bowyer's.-2t2 NEW spring hats at E. Reeve & Co.'s. SEED corn for sale at the Wigwam, FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros. WE are closing out our stock of clothing. Now is the time to buy. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. COFFEES of all kinds at the same old price at the Opera House Grocery. TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros. FRUITS of all kinds at Langdon & Hudson's.— It2 ___ E. REEVE & Co. have just returned with their spring stock of millinery goods. Call and see the new styles.-2t2 A GOOD mare for sale cheap. Olof Johnson.-2 THINK! Do you keep your insurance policies, contracts, and other valuable papers in a safe place? Examine the private deposit vault of the Algona State bank. -51 FISH— Salt, pickled, and spiced, at Langdon & Hudson's. — H2 TRY a pair of Jas. Taylor's $2.60 shoes and you will wear no others.-2t2 ORR & PATTERSON have secured the contract for decorating the new Baptist church. BRING in your faded h^ts and them colored at the weaving 'and dye works. W. T. Cunningham.— 52 AN EVENING OF TRAGEDY, "Lucretia Borgia" Met a Heafty Response, and Was Rendered in an Artistic Manner. Miss Van Cortland Fully Sustained Her Reputation and Delighted a Fine Audience. The general verdict of all who heard Ida Van Corlltind and her company in " Lucretia Borgia" last Friday evening is that it was the best theatrical entertainment ever given in Algona. Owing to its coming on Friday evening preceding Easter, and to rather short time for advertising, the audience was not as large as there was reason to expect, but those who were out enjoyed a magnificent tragedy. Miss Van Cortland was very effective in all the trying parts of the play, and was called before the curtain at the close of the third act—the first time, we believe, such an occurrence is recorded in the annals of Algona theatricals. Her support was very fine. A feature of the entertainment was the music furnished by Misses Maud and Kate Smith. Although the music scores carried by the company were not given them until nearly 6 o'clock they played them perfectly, nnd in addition entertained the audience with some very fine duets. The members of the company spoke very highly of the playing, and said they had not been better supported anywhere in the state. The presentation of this play proves that the new pin no and stage furnishings, together with the new house, have put Algona and the surrounding country in a position to enjoy the very best entertainments which come to Iowa. It only remains for the public to attend, and if the plays do not come oftener than once in from four to six weeks, the aggregate expense for the year is not great, even for high-priced entertainments. The company hopes to keep up the standard already established, and will give it a fair trial. "PINAFOBE," APRIL 14. "Pinafore," under the auspices of the Episcopal church, will be given by lo:al talent, Friday evening, April 14, at Jail's opera houso. It promises to be the finest musical treat Algona has had for many a day. 'BABE" WILSON. " Babe" Josephine Wilson as Midship Mite in Pinafore is worth the price of admission. No one should miss hearing her sing "Nancy Lee," Horses for Sale. One pair 6-year-old work horses, will weigh.2500; four grade 2-year-old colts, and one yearling colt. I want to sell and will sell cheap. S. H. McNutt, two mile's west of Algona,—49t6 TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros. FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros The World's Fair Club. To the Editor: Miss Coan's paper on architecture, read before the Columbian club, was one of the best and most instructive with which the club has been favored. It gave evidence of much study and research. Architecture is an art as well as a science, and architects, like poets, are born. At the world's fair a happy blending of the different styles makes a composite of beauty and effectiveness. While criticisms have been made on the amount expended in the erection of the buildings, in the words of the paper "agreat deal has been spent for symbolic magnificence, for the exaltation of art as expressing the dignity of the nation, and the existence of its nobler aspirations and achievements." The paper closes with a plea to all "not to go to the world's fair without seeing the buildings of that dazzling city. In the morning when the sun comes shining across the lake the place looks like fairyland' at noon in the strong full light of midday every beautiful detail of ornament is Drought into view; at night or on a day of fog, when the details are lost the graceful outlines are all more apparent, and the splendid domes stanc out boldly against the sky, giving one a deep sense of the sublime majesty of human power." TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros BUY your garden seeds at the Opera House Grocery. IT is time to begin your gardening Prepare by visiting the Opera House Grocery. SEED corn for sale at the Wigwam. TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros FOR list of lands for sale and inform at'ion about Charles Mix, the best coun ty In South Dakota, write to Lucas Bros., Cftstalia, S. D.-52ts loans, 7 per ct., A , o m CO O CO O o o o CO H 3" D c/ ft" o m CO H CO H O Kossuth County Bank CAPITAL .............................. »50,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and omestlc exchange bought and sold. Collec- lons made promptly, and a general banking Business transacted. Passage tickets to or rom the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. IN«HAM .................... President . B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, . 13. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H, Smith, J. >V. Wadsworth, Harnet Devlne. The First National Bank CAPITAL $50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL President D. H. HUTCHINS Vice President VM. K. FERGUSON Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutching, S. A. Ferguson, 'hilip Donvoiler, VV. K. Carter, Ambrose A. Jail, H. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable ates to parties furnishing first-class security. 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, ^otes purchased. Large list of wild lauds and mproved farms for sale and rent. S. T. MESERVEY .................... President R. N. BRUER .................. Vice President CHAS. R. MOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Rlngland, S. T. Meservey, R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korslund. FINANCIAL. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. ALGONA., IOWA. Officers ami Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Front., Chas. C. St. Clalr, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, W. C. Tyrrell, Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS. PROFESSIONAL. •*-^^~**-^^*-i^^^r***r*~r*^s***r~+*ii~^i^r^. 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. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block. 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 Chrlschilles' store. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door east of Cordlngley. Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, 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. 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, 0. D. S., SURGEON DENTIST. Office over the State Bank, Algoua, Iowa. DR. F. L. TRIBON, Homospathic Physician and Surgeon. Office in A. D. Clarke's block. Calls answered at all hours. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortment always on hand of drugs, ined- clnes, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Eoolco Ste.-tiO33.ory. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? ID. AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nature strictly confidential. Office with. P. M. Taylor, over Howard's.

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