The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1893 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1893. VOL. XXVIII-NO. 5. CORN PLANTERS. Are you in need of a Corn Planter? If so be sure you get the best. The WTGKWAM has a finer stock than ever before Here are the old reliables: The Peona Advance, And The Union Nearly a quarter of a century has proved that they have no equals. Ask your neighbor who has one how he likes it. Their work will speak for them. They have been sold at the Wigwam for the past twenty-two years, and hundreds of them are used in Kossuth county. Many a farmer is using the same one he bought twelve or fifteen years ago. They Are Warrantee^ to do as good work as any other planter on earth. They are as cheap as any other planter, and WIG-WAM PRICES ABE ALWAYS THE LOWEST. at the Wigwam and see the fine display. You will live longer, die happier, and increase your chances for future happiness. Wilfrid P. Jones, Ribbon Sale, We will place on sale Friday and Saturday Only A large lot of Fancy Ribbons at 25 cents per yard. . L GALBRAITH & CO. The Algona-Tub Factory, * . Manufacturers of Butter Tubs and Water Tanks —. We are prepared to furnish tanks, either round or square, on short notice. Butter Tuba of the following $zes kept in stock: SO, 30, 40, and 80 pounds. Made from No. 1 white ash stock, and warranted first class in every respect. We also do PLANING, RIP-SAWING, RE-SAWING, BAND-SAWING, Lathe work, jointing, moulding, matching, and CDIIDQCPV S. I AUDCDT a general wood-working business. grUnDCuN 06 LnHIDCIili FARM LOANS. Saving 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 ovtr Chrischilles' store, Algona. '& 8 High Flyers- Matson & McCall have just received a large stock of the latest paterns in Hats and Bonnets which may well be termed the High Flyers of the season. Although away up in point of beauty, they are very low in price. Other abstractors have pooled. We're not in it. We have been in the business for 22 years and don't have to sell, but are here to stay. Our work is GUARANTEED and will be done at living prices. Jones & Smith. THE ALCONA SUPPLY HOUSE Will furnish you anything in the line of CREAMERY ; SUPPLIES, Prices guaranteed. Send your orders when in need of anything, and they will be attended to promptly. DO YOU WANT A WELL? W« do all kinds O f well work, such as Drilling, Boring, Cleaning FINANCIAL, --j - j_j_ ______ 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. 1NGHAM .................... President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS 11. SMITH ...................... Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Inghain, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. ChrlschllTes, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Darnet Devine. The First National Bank THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS, CAPITAL $50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL President D. H. HUTCH1NS Vice President WM. K. FERGUSON Cnslilcr Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweller, W. F. Carter, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing flrst-class security. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. ALGONA., IOWA. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, ,C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest,, Chas. C. St. Glair, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, W. 0. Tyrrell, Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. General Banking. PltlVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS. State Bank of Bancroft AUTHORIZED CAPITAL ........... .8100,000 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. •f otes purchased. Large list of wild lands and mproved farms for sale and rent. S. T. HESEIIVEY .................... President R. N. BRUER .................. Vice President CHAS. K. JIOREHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— G. S. Rlngland, S. T. Meservey, B. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korslund. PROFESSIONAL. •^^--v^''^>*<-v»'>^-^-X^^-s^^^»-*. 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. .cans and collections. Oyer Durdall & Co.'a. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. 'rompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrischille*' store. L. K. GARFIBLD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door eaat of Cordlngley Residence, McGregor st., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to pity practice. PHYSICIAN AND SURCBON, Algona, Iowa. J. M. PRIDE, M, D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Office OT«r Jno. Goeders' store, on State straet, Algona, Iowa. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. 3onsultatlon in English and German. Offlce and residence over H. Gootsch's store, Whittemore, Iowa. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S., SURGEON DENTIST. Office over the State Bank, Algona, Iowa. DR. F. L. TRIBON, Homcepathtc Physician and Surgeon. Office in A. D. Clarke's block. Calls answered at all hours. DR, L. A, SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, l"ull assortment always on hand of drugs, mad- cines, and pure liquors for medicinal Tho Iowa tax commission, so far as it has gone, is said to favor tho complete divorcement of county and state taxes. They look vory favorably upon the Pennsylvania, plan of collecting state taxes directly, and not through counties mostly by corporation taxes and licenses. This plan will at first be opposed by the school districts, which enjoy largo incomes from railroad taxes, but it will tend toward bringing about lowest valuations and do away with the strife in tho counties over tho valuation on which this tax is collected. Take the counties out of tho state assessment, relinquish to tho state all the railway and-all other corporation taxes, and matters will easily adjust themselves. The average stato tax is about equal to tho railway tax, take county by county, with something in favor of the counties. t Tho only painting from Iowa accepted by the committee for exhibition in the woman's building was painted by Mrs. J. A. Gorman of Council Bluffs. The Sibley Tribune estimated that the total loss of the depositors of tho Norwestern State bank of that place will amount to §116,100. They will regain only about 15 per cent, of their total deposits. Work is soon to be commenced on the new normal school building at Sheldon. ^____ State Fish Commissioner Griggs, now at work in northwestern Iowa, has recently been engaged near Burlinton. He gives out the impression that he is a hunter, and in that way is enabled to get into the very midst of the fishermen and to place them under arrest before they know " where they are at." During tho past year he has made a good many arrests and has destroyed wagon loads of seines and other illegal apparatus. A lot of this stuff was captured in the vicinity of Muscatine. "Iowa steps closely upon the heels of stately New York as a butter-producing state," says the Creamery and Dairy. " Bovina is the banner township in Now York, but Iowa can show an entire county that shipped out three tons of butter for every square mile of its territory. And it was all made with the cheapest food and sold equal with any. The name of this county is Bremer. It contains 12 congressional townships of 36 miles each, and Dairy Commissioner Tupper reported its gross shipments last year at 2,632,693 pounds. At Marshalltown the temperance people have been making it lively for the drug stores. W. H. Kelley, the leading druggist of the city, had to pay a fine of $COO,for abusing the privileges of his permit to sell liquor. At Bedford every druggist in the town has been indicted. At Sioux City the Floyd Valley Flax company was incorporated last week by S, Gore and D. A. Holmes of Sioux City and Emil J. Hanset of Belgium, with a capital of $100,000. The company has commenced work on a flax and hemp tow mill. The country within a radius of 150 miles of that city produces three- fifths of the flax raised in America. The total number of hogs packed at each of tho five principal packing points in Iowa, during the year ended March 1, 1893, was: Sioux City, 313,993; Cedar Rapids, 299,945; Ottumwa, 254,244; Keokuk, 86,142; Dea Moines, 67,401—a total of 1,021,705 hogs. Gate City: Mrs. D, C. Bloomer of Council Bluffs is entering into her reward. She is an old lady now and was always one of great intelligence and noblest qualities." But heavens, what an uproar her Bloomer costume and dress reform movemeut 50 years ago made. She was ahead of her time and now the women all over the world are paying her tribute and getting together all her writings made a half century ago for that work and place of woman which is now going to the front everywhere. Coal in paying quantities has been discovered at Dayton, a town on the Sioux City branch of the Northwestern in Webster county. Council Bluffs is the only city of considerable size in the state in which the republicans did not make gains this spring, and in Council Bluffs the republicans polled a vote which two years ago would have been considered phenomenal. B. W, Blanohard of Dubuque is still in hot wajtev. No sooner was his first libel suit disposed of than he was again The Telegraph of Thursday . Bjftnobara of fte fixed his bond at $200. It was signed by Louis Brin, Jr. This charge grows out of an attack on Judge Utt which appeared in the Ledger last Friday concerning his activity in the prosecution of Brown of the Ledger, who was last week convicted of libeling M. D. Nagle in the Chicago Sunday Sun. Blanchard is also under indictment for accusing Utt of perjury. Sioux City had a bad scare last week. A mad dog ran amuck there and was only killed after a four hours' chase by by the police. Ho bit 10 other dogs during the chase, some of them severely. A few of them have been killed, but the others are at large. The mayor has Issued a proclamation ordering all dogs killed or locked up. It is said one or two people were bitten, but tho police deny this. At Dubuque E. B. Brown, convicted on charge of criminal libel in the Chicago Sunday Sun, was sentenced by Judge O'Donnell to pay a fine of $200 and stand committed until paid. The judge, in passing sentence, spoke of the enormity of the crime of secretly libeling others, and believed the verdict of of the jury was righteous. A Dixson girl accidentally dropped a hot curling iron down her back tho other day, while she was curling hot- back hair, and it lodged under her corset. For a few minutes she did nothing but practice Delsarte and the feather movement—executing meantime abril- liannt staccato vocal accompaniment. ALGONA SOOBED A POINT. Tho Next State Contest to lie- Hold Horo—Our Contestnuts Fared Well lit Orliuioll, but Did Not Got First Plnco. Algona was successful at Grinnell last week in one respect at least, if not in all. The state oratorical contest next year is to be held here, this result being attained through the exertions of Prof. Dixson, who is to be congratulated upon his success, especially in view of the fact that several Iowa towns presented strong claims, Iowa City among the rest. The fact that Algona possesses as fine an opera house as there is in the state in which to hold such a gathering was no insignificant factor. Algona will entertain all that come right royally. Prof. Dixson, Olive Salisbury, Maud Cowan, Mattio and Maggie Haggard, and Lulu Clarke, who went to the state contest at Grinnell last week, returned Saturday evening. Algona was not successful in the contest, though she has no complaint to offer, since her contestants did admirably. Miss Salisbury rendered " 'Zekil" in a manner so creditable as to win much praise, and Prof. Dixson tells us that many insisted that she was entitled to first place. The judges' markings, however, left her out, which shows she had strong competition. Of the entire programme the awards were as follows: Oratorical, Monticello first, Carroll second; dramatic, Waverly first, Winterset second; and humorous, Waterloo first, Iowa City second. The contest was spirited throughout, and our delegates speak only in praise of the treatment accorded them. DEATH OPJDK. PETERS. He Expired Thursday, Soon After Returning from the West. Dr. G. H. Peters died at Bancroft last Thursday evening. He had just returned from Monrovia, Cal., where he went about Jan. 1, in the hope of obtaining relief from his trouble—consumption. But the disease seems to have had a firm hold upon him and cll- matie influences failed to have any beneficial effect. Deceased was about 35 years of age. A few years ago he came to this county from Strawberry Point, Iowa, and purchased a large tract of land in Ramsay township, where he carried on farming on a somewhat extensive scale and was very successful. He was elected supervisor from the north end, and was honest and conscientious in the discharge of his duties, winning the confidence of all the people. He was a. graduate of a Chicago medical college, and practiced a year at Strawberry Point, his old home. His mother, who resides there, was with him in Call- forniaand returned here with him last Monday. In the death of Dr. Peters Kossuth loses one of its best and most valuable citizens. He was unmarried. , Arbor Dny In Iowa, In Iowa Arbor day will be celebrated on the 28th dly of this month, when the maximum number of trees will be greatly enhanced. Appropriate exercises will mark the day in the public schools of the state. A feature of this year's observance in Iowa will be the selection of a state tree and flower. This will be decided by a vote of the teachers and scholars of the state and will be an interesting event. The oak, the maple, and the elm are among the trees to be voted upon, while the flowers are the rose, the pansy, and the golden rod. The result of the vote is to be sent to the county superintendent not later than May 5, and th« ooun- ty superintendent's report to the state 8uperiB.tjedent w,ho announces the re- $a,cbj tree

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