The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 12, 1893 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 12, 1893
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THE tllPPEE DES MOINES; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APBIL 12, 1893. BAlLVAY TIME OABDB, Chicago, Milwaukee A St. Paul RnilwAy. £OOAIi TRAIN BAST. Way passenger departs at 2:20 pm Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis trains— No. 2 departs at 10:24 am No. 4 departs at 9:30pm TBAINS WEST. Way passenger departs at... ll:45ain Through passenger—No. 3 at 4:37 p m Through passenger—No. 1 at 6:02 am No. I dally, except Sunday. No. 4 dally, except Saturday. Cliicngo & Northwestern Railway. North- Mixed ........ 8:18 am Pass ......... 3:31pm Freight. :00 am South- Pass 2:33 pm Mixed 6:07pm relent 10 :oo a m Freight.... 10:00 a m Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 a m; arrives at Des Moines at 8:15 p m. LT. Des M. 2 -.30 a m THE CITY. "Pinafore" Friday night. See what Haggard has for sale on Saturday. The Columbian club will meet with Mrs. McCoy on Saturday evening, Sep.t. 16. J. M. Cowan's residence is improved by the addition of a second story to the north wing. The B. Y. P. U. will give a social at M. B. Chapin's on Thursday evening of this week. All are invited. Strawberries were on sale at the Opera House grocery last week, the first of the season, it is believed. Louis Lessing's building on Call street has been undergoing repairs and will soon be occupied by his family. Ambrose A. Call now has a neatly- fitted and furnished private office on the second floor of the opera block. The announcement of the Opera House grocery never fails to attract attention. This week is no exception. P. S. Stough edits his space anew this week. He has a word to say • about shoes that will be found of interest. Rev. E. P. McElroy preached at the Baptist church last Sunday evening, and his discourse is spoken of as a very able production. The Smith residence, near the Tennant house, has been sold to Mr. Norton, and is being moved to lots near the Warner property. Gasoline stoves and refrigerators are what you will soon need. Henry Win- kio tells about them in his advertisement this week. Clean up and burn the rubbish. Cleanliness is said to be next to Godliness. Everyone ought to be Godly at least to that extent. The splendid rain storm that came yesterday morning is what everybody said was needed. It will do a power of good in more ways than one. The Brunson boys are having their wagons repainted, and soon the "Uncle Tom" company will be ready for the road. They open here April 29. An honorable discharge has been granted H. J. Edens as captain of the military company, and an election will be ordered soon to fill the vacancy. There will be a pastor's sociable at «the court house Thursday evening, from 7 to 10. All members of the Methodist church are invited to attend. Recent infantile arrivals are a girl at the home of C. W. Hopkins last Wednesday night, and Mike Hubbard is the happy father of a girl which came on Friday. That brick livery barn that A. D. Clarke had in contemplation for John Grove will not be built after all. Gardner Cowles' wooden buildings will occupy the ground. None should forget the supper at the Congregational church Thursday evening. We know who has this supper in charge, and can vouch in advance for its superior quality. Rufus Walston orders his UPPER DES MoiNES sent toEdgerton, S. Dak., to which place he has recently removed. He traded for a tract of land near there and will engage in farming. The numerous bonfires of late would indicate that the mayor's order to clean up is having the desired effect. A little is good, but more is better. Let the good work be pushed with all possible vigor. The second story of the Tennant house has been in the hands of Orr & Patterson the past few duys, and a marked change in the appearance of the rooms is the result. New wall paper is what did it. Letters remaining uncalled for in the Algona postoffice for week ending April 8, 1893: J. H. H. Bliss, Jas. Cassady, A.'S. Clougle, H. C. Christenson, Jno. Cleveland, Mat. Krause, John White, J. D. Welch. An addition 16x20 feet is being built to the home of A. A, Brunson. He has also a new barn, and has made sundry other substantial improvements about his place, where, as he puts it, he expects to live the rest of his days. The Fraser boys are putting down a well for Peter J. Walker on his farm. Last Saturday they had reached a depth of 170 feet, were in gravel, and had decided to go no deeper, but pump out until a good well is the result. Gardner Cowles is planning to move his two wooden buildings from State street to the corner of Dodge and Call streets, where he has secured ground for them. This means that work on his new brick block will begin without delay. It is still an open question as to who will be Algona's democratic postmaster, The sentiment is gaining ground that it should be settled by popular vote. By all means let us have an election. That is the fair way to settle all public questions. We have yet to hear of anybody who would not be healthy if he could. People have a sort of leaning that way, strange as it may seem, and since this is so W. F. Carter proposes to assist them all he can. His advertisement this week fully explains his mission. One result of the religious meetings at the Methodist church was the accession, Sunday evening, of about 60 new members. Kev. Bagnell's efforts are bearing good fruit. He says the membership of the church is now so large that the present building is much too small foritJMir accommodation, and suggests the possibility of tearing down their edifice and making it larger in the hear future. John Patterson last week sold both his horses to C, A. Smith. It will be gratifying to know that "Eva T." is to remain in Algona, and in the hands of a good horseman. She showed much speed last season, and there is reason to believe that she will develop into something pretty fast. It is said the democratic candidates for the Algona postoffice were nervous and much agitated last week whenBro. Hinchon started east, the report being circulated that he was off for Washington. But their fears were allayed when they learned the next day that he had only been down to Wesley. This weather is simply great. Of all the farmers who have been interviewed during the past week the general agreement is that a half dozen more days of such weather as we are now having will see the small grain all in. Many are more than half through already. This spring furnishes a striking contrast to the weather of a year ago. The sad news was received Monday morning by Mrs. W. H. Dixson of the death of her mother, Mrs. C. Holland, at Des Moines last Saturday. It was sudden and unexpected, and causes much sorrow among those who knew Mrs. Holland as a most amiable lady. Mrs. Dixson and daughter went to Des Moines Monday to be in attendance at the funeral exercises. L. Chandler has sold his restaurant business and fixtures to a man named Boals from Far'ibault, Minn., who is expected to be here and take possession the last of this week. Mr. Chandler has no plans for the future, but says he is well pleased with the patronage accorded him since he has been in business here. The new man will put in an oven and run a bakery. Democratic politicians from the Tenth district are making it warm for the president. The chief fight just now is ovj3i' the Fort Dodge postoffice, and it is reported that J, J. Ryan, Jno. F. Buncombe, and Mr. Breen of Fort Dodge are in Washington, where they will try titles and know who is on top. Fort Dodge people are to be congratulated on the transfer of the _struggle from the local press to the capital city. Gov. Boies has appointed A. D. Clarke as a delegate to the trans-Mis- sissippi congress, which meets at Ogden, Utah, April 24. Mr. Clarke will ably represent the state. He and Mrs. Clarke will go soon, and spend some days visiting at Denver while absent. Thos. F. Cooke has also received a commission as one of Iowa's delegates, but he will find it impossible to go, business matters demanding his attention here. Work has begun on the new house which will be occupied by Rev. Davidson, near that of D. Hine. The old building, sold to Chas. Rosewall, has been removed. This was known as the Chas. Gray house, and its removal recalls the fact that it was once used as a school room, wherein one of the first schools in Algona was kept. Miss Emma Heckurt was the teacher, and those who were pupils have now passed into the 30's. That was n long time agx>. Whitteinore is " in it" with the rest of the towns with a postofflce contest on hand. The candidates so far as heard from are Alex. Dorweiler, E. Chris- chilles, and McGovern, with m'ore who would probably be willing to sacrifice their personal interests if called upon to do so. We doubtless express the majority sentiment in saying that Alex. Dorweiler is, up to date, the leading candidate, and likely to win the prize. McGovern, at last accounts, was on the ragged edge, and about to visit Dubuque and see Editor Ham in the hope that that would settle it in his favor. It is none of our fight, but the suggestion is worthy of consideration that he wait until it is determined who is on top in the Tenth district, the combination or the democratic candidate for congress. Geo. E. Boyle and J. M. Farley were Wbittemore representatives last Saturday in Algona. Mr, Farley was here to meet his daughters, on their way home from school at Des Moines. Mr. Boyle casually remarked something about Whittemore's boom, and said their new bank building would be commenced this week. Messrs. Conner & Cowan have the contract, and put a force of men at work on the basement walls Monday. Mason City stone is being used for the basement, and above that the walls will be of solid brick. The building will be 44x90 feet, two stories high. Fifty feet of the corner room will be used for the bank, and Thompson & Dorweiler will occupy the remainder for store purposes, while the second story will be made into a public hall. The building will cost $10,000 and will be a substantial improvement for the town. The bank has a paid-up capital of $35,000. More reasons than one exist why the most rigid and thorough cleaning-up process be inaugurated in this town. In the first place the mayor's order demands it. This order is for the city's good or it would not be made. From sanitary considerations it ought to be done every spring, and especially true is it this year. The holding of the world's fair necessarily brings to our shores an undesirable class of immigrants in the persons of peddlers, etc, These will not all stop in Chicago, Already this early in the season our town has been infested by abandof "dagos," a filthy, dirty set, to whom aqua pura is an unknown quantity. They have no use for water. It is doubtful if they even use in on the inside, Dr, McCoy contributed an article to these columns upward of a year ago which fully set forth the urgent need of thorough renovation in every respect. It has especial force at this time, Let every one make special effort in this direction, to the end that contagious diseases be averted and the health of the community preserved. Miss WILSON'S father, who will take the part of Captain Corcoran, is an English tenor of considerable reputation. Hear him in Pinafore, Friday evening, April 14. GOOD house for sale or rent. South part of town. Lars Anderson. -3t4 A LARGEi'-&B' v n sweat pad for 35 cents at Stough'sU BABE Jol shipmite am torL is just ' ,PrW XP .WILSON as Mid° l buttercup in Pina- At Call opera YOUTHS OtT ON A LARK, Three Ten-year-old Boys Furnish the Sensation of the Week in a Queer Escapade. Overhauled Kear Lu Verne, They Yield to Persuasive Parental Orders and Return Home. The town was stirred with a bit of excitement last Friday afternoon, the cause of which might have proved serious, but it didn't. Three boys, each about 10 years of age, sons respectively of R. A. Palmer, G. M. Johnson, and Fred. McCall, were the participants in what turned out to be a clear case of run-away. Whether or not they had been reading Judge Tourgee's "Figs and Thistles," and had become imbued with a burning desire to emulate the example of " Markham Churr" and become soldiers and statesmen and men of note in the land, is not known. It is known, however, that they quietly slipped out of town, like the Arabs that fold their tents, made good headway toward forsaking the city of their birth, were caught by the paternal ancestors who went in search, and brought back, hungry, tired, and willing to be forgiven. Willie Palmer, Merrill Johnson, and Irving McCall were the trio who, to all appearances, went straight from their homes to the school house ftt 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, but as a matter of fact they did no such thing." Instead they struck the Northwestern railway track south of town and deliberately started south as fast as their legs could carry them. It seems to have been the result of mature deliberation and a determination to leave the country. As their story goes they had frequently discussed the propriety of this move, and Friday last was finally set as the day for their departure. Their failure to appear at school caused their teacher to send a note to each of the homes of the boys, and a search was at once begun. No trace of them could be found in town, but during the afternoon Mr. Palmer telegraphed to Irvington asking if they had been seen that way, and a response came that they had been seen by a section foreman about a mile south of that place. Messrs. Palmer and Johnson took the evening train south, and their vigilance was rewarded by the discovery of the boys in a field about a mile this side of Lu Verne. The train was stopped and the parents started out into the field, at which the boys are said to have taken to their heels, apparently intent upon making good their escape, but a halt was soon called and the truants secured and brought back on the 8 o'clock accommodation. They had made a walk of about 14 miles during the afternoon, which, age considered, shows them possessed of pretty good "staying" qualities. No explanation can be given for the motive which prompted this peculiar escapade. Not one of the boys but what is possessed of a comfortable home, has kind and loving parents, and all that goes to make life pleasant and worth the living. What should have put into their young.heads the notion that they could better their conditions by running away from home is one of the mysteries that lacks solution. Their extreme youth precludes the idea of their having been influenced by the reading of trashy literature, and as they are not especially communicative on the subject, conjecture only can be indulged in. Notice. Parties having old rubbish, such as cinders, ashes, etc., except coarse manure and straw, to dispose of will find a convenient dumping ground on a vacant lot three blocks south of the John Paul lumber yard. Inquire of N. Young, on premises. MRS. KATE MAYNE. JOSEPHINE, the captain's daughter, in the comic opera, Pinafore, will be sung by Miss Agnes Randall. Her sweet voice is unusually pleasing in this character. TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros. THINK! Do you keep your insurance policies, contracts, and other valuable papers in a safe place? Examine the nvate deposit vault of the Algona itate bank,~51 BRING in your faded hats and have them colored at the weaving and dye works. W. T. Cunningham.—52 FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros. TO TAKE A FRESH STAKT. More than Half the Stock of the Algona Driving Park Association Changes Hands—The Prospect for Some Uace Meetings Here, A deal was consummated Saturday evening by which ten shares of the stock of the Algona Driving Park association passed into the hands of C. A. Smith, the new man who has recently come here and who will devote himself to the training of horses. A meeting of the association was held at Secretary Taylor's office and the formal transfer of the stock made. In addition to this W. F. Carter bought one share and A. D. Clarke a half share. Those who disposed of their stock were F. M. Taylor, Frank Winkel, Peter Winkel, O. E. Palmer, W. H. Nycum, C. D. Pettibone, A. Rutherford, D. A. Haggard, and J. A. Winkel. This leaves but ten stockholders now comprising the association. It is understood to be the intention of the newly-formed association to put the track and grounds in good condition and give some matinees during the coming season. Mr. Smith, who now has half the stock and pratically controls the affairs of the association, suggests that a plan of this sort will be carried out, and possibly a circuit formed which will be the means of giving us two meetings a year. He is a pratical trainer of horses, has a couple of good trotters himself, and manifests a good deal of interest in racing matr tors. He is recently from Chicago, where he has been for some years en- gaged in handling horses, and there can be no doubt as to his being a competent and thorough man. The association was formed a dozen or more years ago, with a capital stock of $2,000, divided into shares of $100 each, and taken up by about twenty stockholders. A twenty-year lease was made with the Kossuth County Agricultural society for the use of the fair grounds, the driving park people to put up amphitheatre and box stalls, which they did, and to keep the track in repair. Many good race meetings have been held, and the society has always been nble to pay dollar for dollar on every purse where the race was filled. The course is an association track, and all races upon it are governed by national association rules. Dedication. The time has been fixed for the dedication of the Baptist church for April 30. Dr. H. L. Stetson, president of Des Moines college, will preach in the morning, and Rev. E. H. Lovett of Davenport in the evening. We may have an afternoon service. We are crowding the frescoeing and the cresting and the painting and are fixing the grounds. W. H. D. SPECIAL Pinafore scenery. Beautiful costumes. The largest and strongest chorus ever heard in Algona. Amy Hedrick Seeley, accompanist. HANDMADE harness at Stough's for $27 complete. GARDEN seeds of all descriptions at Langdon & I!udson's.-3t2 MRS. OLOF JOHNSON will do nursing, also sewing, by the day. -2 MACHINE OILS kept by Langdon & Hudson. -3 12 ___ Millinery Opening. Matson & McCall's grand opening of spring millinery occurs on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week. They never had a finer or more varied stock. The ladies are urged not to forget the date. SOLID rawhide whip at Stough's for 75 cents. TOWN property loans. Skinner Bros. 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 miles west of Algona. — 49t6 FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros THIRTY per cent, off on watches until May 1 at E. G. Bowyor's.-2t2 NEW spring hats at E. Reeve & Co.'s. for Setting. Don't forget to call and get a setting of those fine Brown Leghorn eggs of John C. Patterson. — It4 To RENT—Half section of grass land —the north half of 25—95—30. Inquire of S. S. Potter.—1 KOSSUTH COUNTY STATE BANK, That Will Hereafter Bo the Name of the Kossuth County Bank — The Charter Uenowcd for Twenty Years, A notice elsewhere calls attention to the fact that the charter of the Kossuth County bank will expire on the first day of May next, and has been renewed for a period of twenty years. This is the oldest financial institution in the county. The writer remembers the time when Wm. H. Ingham began a banking business in a small way, having a safe and counter in the county treasurer's office over in the old court house, west of the public square. Later he erected a building on the corner where Jno. Goeders is now located and for a time conducted a banking business there. Then Lewis H. Smith, who has been cashier ever since, associated himself with Mr. Ingham, and the firm was known as "Ingham & Smith, bankers." Soon thereafter they erected the present bank building, and the business was done there some time before the organization was perfected which has since been known as the Kossuth County bank. During its twenty years of existence no change in the officers has been made, Wm. H. Ingham being president, Lewis H. Smith cashier, and J. W. Wadsworth teller. It would seem superfluous to speak of the bank's responsibility or financial soundness, as it is everyhere known to be as solid as the rocks. Twenty years seemed a long time when the organization was formed, but the time has slipped away rapidly, and now it is necessary to secure the renewal of the charter. Under the state law as it now stands the word " State" must appear in the names of all state banks in Iowa, which necessitates the changing of the name to the "Kossuth County State Bank." This change, however, is but slight, and will not obliterate the familiar title by which the institution has so long been known. FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros. COFFEES of all kinds at the same old price at the Opera House Grocery, E. REEVE & Co. have just returned with their spring stock of millinery goods. Call and see the new styles.-2t2 OWNERS of horses will be pleased to learn that L. T. Martin of Livermoro will be here again this spring and engaged in his old occupation. Wait for him.—2t3 OUR stock of clothing must be closed out by May 15, as we will not have room for it after that date. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. FARM loans, 7 per ct., Skinner Bros. FOR real estate time loans at the very lowest rates, make inquiry at the Kossuth County bank. ALL kinds of carpet made at the weaving and dye wprks. W. T. ningham.—52 Special Cloak and Dress Goods Sale -=* For Ten Days Only. I will put my entire new stock of Ladies' Capes and Jackets, and Dress Goods on sale at special prices for ten days only. All, the ladies are invited to attend this bargain sale. Yours truly, Jno. Goeders Jr. LOOK AT Our special sale on MEN'S FINE SHOES for I WEEK ONLY I from April 13 to April 19 inclusive. Our Lilly Bracket $5.50 shoe for $5.00. Our Lilly Bracket 5.00 " " 4.50. Our Lilly Bracket 4.00 " " 3.60. Solid Rawhide whip for - .75. Two large brown sweat pads for 70. Heavy wool faced collar for - 2.00. F. S. Stough. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County Bank CAPITAL .............................. 850,000 Incorporated under general laws of 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. WM. H. INGHAM ............ ". ....... President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ........ . ............. Cashier Directors— Wm. H, Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. The First National Bank PROFESSIONAL. "«—•—«--*-'~'._*'*^-»^"w_rt^-»^^_-KJ'-^^V^^^-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. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block. •W, C, DANSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Durdall & Oo.'s. CAPITAL $60,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL President D, H. HUTCH1NS Vice President WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier Directors—D. H. HutchlnB, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, W, F. Carter, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. ALGONA., IOWA. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Chas. C. St. Clalr, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, W. C. Tyrrell, Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. General Banking, FKIYATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAVLTS. State Bank of Bancroft 1 , XOW.A... AUTHORIZED CAPITAL ............ 6100,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Transacts a general banking business. Money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, collections a specialty. Heal estate loans procured and insurance furnished. Notes purchased. Large list of wild lauds and improved farms for sale and rent. S. T, MESERVEY ......... ........... President K. N, BRUER .................. Vice President CHA£. B, JtOREHQUSE gland, S. . Q. 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 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 SUR&EON. 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. Goetsoh's store, Whittemore, Iowa. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S,, SURGEON DENTIST. Office over the State Bank, Algoua, Iowa, DR. F. L. TR1BON, HomcepatMo Pftysioian and Surgeon. Office In A. D. Clarice's block. Calls answered at all hours. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortm.eirt always pn, d: 4'? -,<t<.

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