The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1892 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 16, 1892
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THE UPPER PES MOINE& ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 1892, Big )rop in Canned Goods, |To reduce our stock [of canned goods before we move we will jsell at the following >rices till April 1st: olden Gate California Lem| on Cling Peaches, per can, 32c "olden Gate California yellow peaches, per can, - 32c [Golden Gate California apricots, per can, [Golden Gate Cal. plums, The former price of above lU'goods was 4Oc per can. This """is the finest fruit packed in California. llffHunt Bros.' fancy 3lb tins ftjP sugared Peaches, former j||t price 35c, now - - 28c ^California green gage plums, f|p 3ft can for - - - 2Oc ||||Cal. Damson plum, 3lb can, UijflCal. Golden Drop, |||Cal. Egg plum, - igc ||v5Cal. Bartlett pear, - 2oc ^pGal. apricot, - '- igc IJIIJEal. black cherries, - i6c ?|j;JGal. white cherries, - 28c |f||j!?al. grapes, - - igc |||jEal. peaches, - - igc '^Eastern peaches, ' - :8c $'Pie peaches, 6ft> can, $ i t Bros.' Goods. shredded pineapple, baked beans, jfljfijjib tomatoes, - |i|!tft> tomatoes, - ll^fzft) fancy sweet corn, ||||2ft) preserved blackberries, 28c . l6c 14C i6c ;§50ohnson grated pineapple, '""' sliced pineapple, gooseberries, sss^.w strawberries, i|lf;|ft> preserved strawberries, 8i|^Jb Jupiter br'nd blackberries fl|2lb Champion blackberries, Ifipb Queen brand blackberries lfH?H> Jupiter blueberries, gallon blueberries, '*"• red cherries, apples, House salmon, 22C 26c 170 IIC i3c l||§tandard salmon, ^Standard'mackerel, - ipA.rcadian brand mackerel, |j£lue fish, igc I2C IIC i/c 48c 8c 8c 2OC i'3c 8c i||(Qreen turtle, - fSMBrook trout, • MUH^rdines, j tins, |||^irdines, ^ tins, !|!J||ardines, imported, ^ tins, f|^|lb cans Honey Drop corn, Iflljlb cans Standard corn "b cans Standard tomatoes, b cans Queen string beans b Peerless string beans, b Jupiter peas, 5™*, b Van Camp peas, ^|lb Standard peas, - - /ftyiwW.' 1 2OC 32C i6c lie I/C IOC IOC gc 8c i8c nc 8c prices are litood till April 1st ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE A St. PAUL. West—Pass.— East—Pass.— No. 1 6:02 a m No. 2 10:24 a m No. 3. 4:37pmNo.4 9:301>in Freight- Freight- No. 9 7:15 am No. 8.T 11:55 pm No. 13 ll:45amNo. 14. 2:30pm No. 5 8:17pmNo. 10 12:15am CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. North— South- Mixed 8:18 a m Pass 2:37 p m Pass 3:35pm Mixed .6:07 pm Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 am; arrives ai Des Molnes at 8:15 p m. Lv. Des M.2:.'iO a in THE CITY, John Goeders has a brief notice this week to tell about his sale of jackets. .The lecture by Eugene Schafiter occurs on Saturday evening of this week. It will be well worth hearing. Stephens & Blrcher are still handling some first-class work horses, and during the past week made several sales to farmers. A child of Mrs. Austin Webster, something over a year old, died suddenly lust Sunday morning. The funeral occurred yesterday. Geo. E. Clarice was up town Monday for the flrst time since being laid up. He is not yet very strong, but is on the road to recovery, as all will be pleased to know. A wee baby arrived last Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thad. Whitehill. It is hoped its voyage through life will be less stormy than was the day on which it came. California weather has prevailed since last Wednesday's wind storm subsided. It should bo remembered that that little flurry was only one of the necessary divertisements, after all. If there was a bigger man in town yesterday than Will. Brunson, it was A. A., who is now grandpa. A dainty little girl arrived the night before at the home of the former, and all are doing well, The Woman's home missionary society will moeet with:Mrs. A. Hough on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, this week. As it is the annual election of officers, it is desirable that there be a full attendance. Regular meeting of the W. C. T. U. at the reading room on Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. Also there will be a dime social at Mrs. Lewis H. Smith's on Friday evening, for the benefit of the reading room. F. S. Stough edits a column in this week's issue to tell something that will be of interest to all buyers of harness. The leather combination being off, he has reduced the price of his oak-tanned harness to correspond. Licenses to marry have been issued during the week to August Gramenz and Augusta Wagner, J. D. Roberts and Minnie B. Blanchard, Paul Wagner and Amelia Beglka, Geo. A. Hanna and Isora Newman. Perry BurHngame told us that his windmill and that on the Walker farm were both badly wrecked in the storm last Wednesday. There is one in Algona that seems by dint of good luck to have pulled through without special injury. Wm. Goodrich was down from Hebron yesterday and brought the Russian relief fund which he had collected in that township. It amounted to the neat sura of $11.50, and goes to swell the splendid contribution that is made from Kossuth. • Uncle Joe Tennant never rests easy unless he is making some sort of im- provment about his popular hostelry, and n,ow has Jas. Orr there papering anew the house from top to bottom. He is bound to keep up with the band wagon, whatever happens. A child of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Blanchard, aged about six months, died at their home in Elmore last week, and the remains were taken to Irvington last Friday for interment. Their many friends in this county will sympathize with them in their loss. J. W. Robinson carries a bandaged hand as a result of a fall he received while fixing the skylight in his store building. He fell a .distance of about 12 feet and struck on top of a stove. It was a piece of good fortune that his injuries were not more serious. Letters remained unclaimed in the Algona postofflce as follows for the week ending March 12: John C. Bedford, Louis H. Miller, Mrs. S. J. Chappell, Mrs, Stella Des Larzey, Joseph Hugi &-BI-OS., James Cooper, Mr. C. Coyton, Mr. Chas. H. Russell (2). During the progress of the storm last week report came from Bancroft that one side of the freight house of the Northwestern company had blown in. No other damage seems to have resulted, though it was thought at one time that the entire building would be demolished. Most of the delegates to the state convention got started yesterday. The convention is held tomorrow, but, as is always the case, the chief preliminaries are arranged the day before, and it behooves Kossuth to be on hand early and have a say in the matter of fixing things. "Link" Singleton has a "pard,'"who has recently come to town and engaged in the business of boot blacking. So far as color goes he holds his own very well with our dusky representative of the fifteenth amendment, but "Link" has no notion of relinquishing the championship as a sprinter. H. Hoxie was down town last Saturday for the first time since his recent illness. He said he was making good headway toward recovery, but yet experienced a sort of tired feeling in his legs, which however he hoped would soon be only a matter of remembrance. All are glad to see him out again. Mrs. Enos Wernert, aged about 34 years, died last Friday after an illness not very protracted. The funeral rites were held at her late home on Sunday, and Sunday evening the remains were taken to Dubuque county for burial in the Holy Cross church cemetery. She leaves a husband, but no children. Forty-nine votes were cast at the school election on Monday. Only one ticket was in the field, and it was gratifying to note that there was no contest when two so good men as W. H. Ing- bam and J. W. Robinson permitted their names to be used. They received the full 49 votes each, and while the vote was not large, yet under tne circumstances was very complimentary. The board as constituted for the coming year is: Dr. Barr, Geo. E. Clarke, D. A. Haggard, Gardner Cowles, W. H. Ingham, and J. W. Robinson. As showing the advance made in the price of farm land in this county, one instance may be noted, which is a fail sample. L. Thompson, four miles easl of Algoim, bought his land three years ago and paid $12.50 an acre. Last week he sold it for an even $25 an acre. That isn't so bad for three years' growth. The " Duke of Rnmsay" was down to the fair directors' meeting, and had time to tell the newspaper man that the land boom in and about Ramsay was still on, and that he was selling his share of Kossuth soil to actual settlers. Ben. comes about as near being a real estate hustler as any of them. Will. Haggard came in from Milwaukee last Friday and has taken charge of the mechanical department of the Republican. Bert. Hallock is also back in the Republican office since having disposed of his grocery business at Burt. Gradually the former Algonians drift back, and we are always glad to see them. The atmosphere was so charged with electricity during the big storm of last Wednesday that telegraphic communication was considerably interfered with. It was found to be impbsiblo to use the lines for any great distance, and Eagle Grrove could only reach Algona at best. The messages for the north had to be repeated here. Jos. DeGraw was over to the convention last Friday. He told us he had sold out nis blacksmith and wagon busi- iess at Whitteinore, and was going to ;ake a good rest before actively engaging in anything else. Ho is watch- ng for a location on the new railroad that will soon be built through the northern part of this county. Algona people are to have an oppor- nity to witness the marvelous feats of mind-reading performed by Prof. Alexander Johnstone, the date of his corn'.jag here being fixed for March 25. He s giving exhibitions throughout this part of the state, and it is perhaps 'ortunato that we are able to secure a date. Further notice will be made next week. The fancy poultry business is no longer a monopoly in Algona. John Pat- ;erson last Saturday showed us a fine- ooldng Brown Leghorn rooster which 10 had just received by express from independence. He has about 15 Leg- lorn hens, and is now prepared to pro- wgate the species according to the np'st approved methods known. He will have eggs for setting for sale. The wind of last Wednesday blew Town one of the large cottonwood trees on the Mart. Pierce farm, the tree fall- ng on the house and the branches straddling the chimney. No particu- ar damage was done. The tree is one of many that Mart. Pierce set out more ;han twenty years ago, was 'about 10 nches through at the base, and proba- )ly 70 feet high. The wonder is that t did not crush in the roof of the house. Despite the roughness of the roads Algona saw a large crowd in town last Saturday. The reporter asked one man how he found the roads, and he said he hadn't found them. Another said it had been many a day since he lad received such a shaking up as he ot in riding to town, and if it wasn't or a bullet wound which he got down n Dixie from one of Morgan's raiders, 10 believed he would make the trip lome on foot. A. J. Dunlap was down from Ledyard yesterday. He tells us that Led- rard is moving along at the regulation )oom gait, and that the town starts out vith the best class of new buildings of any town he ever saw. He has been in •he hay business for some years, but iays he shall soon be obliged to go to arming, as the hay land is so rapidly 3eing taken up by men who will till the soil that the hay business will be a hing of the past. Chas. Rosewall takes the sensible method of reaching the public by in- erting an advertisement in THE UPPER PES MOINES, which the reader will ind in the proper place. He wants the >ublic to remember that he is fully pre- mred for the spring campaign, and is •eady to contract for anything in the minting and paper-hanging line. He vill do your work according 1 to the most approved methods, and only jharge you a right price. The fact that the city election notice vas printed in THE UPPER DES MOINES ast week two days after the election vas held proves nothing with greater jertainty than that mistakes soine- imos occur in newspaper offices as well •egulated as this one. The fact that >ur attention has been called to it ieveral times since Wednesday last also proves with equal certainty that the advertising columns of this paper are not overlooked by the reading public. A, W. Montgomery, who has lived or three or four years past on the Mart. Pierce farm west of town, last veek moved his effects to town and hipped on the Northwestern to his )lace three miles from Ledyard, He ins bought a farm up there, and will et to work upon it without delay. Mart. Pierce went with him, and will )uild for him an addition to the pres- nt house, for which they took lumber ,nd other necessary material from Al- ;ona. E. P. Bircher claims the credit of laving made the first entry from Kosuth county in a stake race. He has entered his two-year-old, Romescott, n the $500 purse race to come off at ihe Mason City mile track next September, and if nothing happens to pre-' rent will try titles with the two-year- jlds there at that time. His colt has splendid breeding, and already gives evidence of considerable speed. He is pacer, and traces his relationship >ack to Maud S. It is a cold day when W. F. Carter does not make a trade of some sort. His latest is the disposal of his trotting stallion, Silver Wilkes, to Mr. Poor- >augh of Sioux City, who was here last week to complete the deal. Mr. Cartel- gets real estate in or near Sioux City valued at $1^000 for the horse, and doesn't consider that he got a fancy jrice for the animal either. Silver Wilkes comes almost within the range of standard-bred horses,. and is likely o be heard from at some future day. Marsh Stephens came down from Led- to spend Sunday -with his family, So reports a good ona,gvowing business in his bank, but says there is yet likely to be litigation growing out of the original bank trouble up there. He says the terms of the compromise have not been complied with, and as yet the postmaster holds all the mail that had accumulated for the Bank of Ledyard prior to the time when they supposed matters had been amicably arranged. Notwithstanding the numerous banks in name at Ledyard theirs is the only one that is opened up and doing business. Frank Nicoulin has disposed of the other half of his shoo store at Mason City to a man from Guthrie county, the trade being consummated last week He gets in the deal a fine farm of 240 acres in Guthrie county, which he went down to seo last week, and which he says is a splendid piece of property. He feels well satisfied with the trade, though he eays his business at Mason City was good, and brought him good returns for the investment. Miss Lou Nicoulin, who was one of the managers of the store, is now home, and will remain. The farmers' institute, advertised for last Thursday, must have been lost in the shuffle. At any rate if anybody found any evidences of one being held he did better than we, though diligent inquiry was made. There is a lurking' suspicion that politics had more or less to do with causing people to forget that an institute was to be held, since the convention of Friday was the all-absorbing topic. The more probable theory is, however, that Wednesday's wind storm blow all the enthusiasm out of it, and by common consent it was postponed to some future day. Whether one will now bo held this spring is not known. The chances are that spring's work will so soon occupy the attention of the 'armors that no meeting will bo held. [t is perhaps just as well that this is so. These meetings, to be of practical benefit to farmers, should be well attended. There are few men who would have welded the job that Mart. Pierce and Jeo. McKay did last Wednesday afternoon, when they started on foot from Algona to walk to Murk's old place, 'our miles west of town. After they got across the river they took the railroad for it, but the fierce roaring of the ivind kept them in constant fear of being run into by a train, which they ould not have heard twenty feet away. Mart, said that many would" not believe >t, but the wind was BO strong that at .imes they wore fairly stopped, and were forced to brace themselves to keep Tom being blown backward. At the ETobart creamery they stopped long enough to get warm and catch their wreath, and then made the remainder of the trip home. It was no small undertaking, as all will admit who had a realizing sense of the rate at which old boreas was blowing that day. There seems to be a unanimity of 'eeling among the city councilmen in 'avpr of an extension of the city water mains, in order that the city may be put in position to secure a revenue :rom the money now invested in water works. The great obstacle that presents itself is the lack of funds with which to forward the work. A division of opinion appears to exist as to whether the people would favor by a majority vote the issuance of further bonds to meet the necessary expense, since it would be useless to vote for less "than ?5,000 worth. The other plan pro- Dosed is to issue city warrants and float <hem until such time as the revenue Tom the sale of city water will pay them up. Either plan is doubtless ?ood. It will be a matter of only a short ;ime after good water service is furnished that a sufficient revenue there- rom will be secured to pay all expenses and leave money in the'treasury besides. The enterprising manager of. the range store took us to task for last week so arranging his advertisement as to make it misleading to the average •eader. The idea desired to be conveyed was that " carpets and curtains would arrive next week." The intelli- •ent compositor, however, made it np- oear that carpets would come next veek and the curtains were already lere. It is a small matter, to be sure, >ut Manager Blackford believes in Prof. Chaflee's axiom about being honest in his advertising, hence his very latural objection to the way in which lis announcement appeared. We would gladly apologize if that would help natters any, but it won't. So the next )est thing we can do is to call attention .o the fact that the Grange store now has or will soon have on hand an legant line of curtains and carpet samples, and contemplating buyers will niss the opportunity of a lifetime if .hey fail to see them before they make their purchases. XI»e Mliid-Kendcr's Feat. Chicago Tribune, Sept. 21: Paul Alexander Johnstone's accurate description of a photograph last night at Central Music hall was the most re- narkable act he did. A gentleman in audience selected a picture from an ilbum he brought with him to make .his test, and standing in the rear of he audience pictured it in his mind. Fohnstone remained on the stage, and 'rom his position described the photo- jraph without a failure in any particu- ar. This reading the mind at long •ange rather upset the theory of muscle reading, by which many attempt to explain the extraordinary powers possessed by Johnstone, The audience tfhich filled the large hall was at first nclined to be somewhat incredulous, )ut after the first test was converted and became appreciative. To Jienl Estate Men. We now have in stock the most ap- >roved form of township plats, sub-divided into 40s, which are just the thing you have been looking toy. The plat is six inches square, and is plenty large or all ordinary purposes. Orders in my quantity filled on short notice, at reasonable rates. Address, INGHAM & WARREN. THE bottom is out, and the price of leavy harness has fallen to $27 at F. S. Slough's. JOB lot Men's Caps, worth from 75o ;o $1,25—your choice now, 50c, ut Geo. L. Galbraith & Co.'s. IF you need a saddle this spring don't orget to call on F. S. Stough. WATERLOO full-cream cheese at W, F. Carter's. ^ CORN—26 cents delivered on i C. L. Lund.-51tf SENT TO TfiE ASYLUM. The Strange Case of Liewls Pnrmlcy —He Thought lie Had Two Breach of Promise Suits on His llniids. Lewis W. Parmley was adjudged insane by the commissioners last Thursday, and taken to Independence the following day. He is 34 years old. His case was a peculiar one. According to the story told by himself he has not long since been engaged as a farm hand at one of the Weisbrods, in Fenton township. At or near the same place lives a widow woman with four children, also an eight-year-old girl. Although he was not enamored of either the widow or the girl, he stated and persisted in saying that an effort was being made to compel him to marry them. He objected to this, and, as he said at the examination, two breach of promise suits at one time were more than one man ought to have on hand. It should be stated in this connection that his was the only testimony adduced concerning this story; but that he was unmistakably crazy as a bedbug' was shown in his incoherent and improbable statements all the way through. He appeared like one who had been, up to tho time of his mental affliction, possessed of ordinary intelligence, but his (-axe demanded legal investigation, which was made in the regular way by Commissioners Barr, E. H. Clarke, and Clerk Brunson, who ordered him sent to tho asylum as above noted. He was brought to town Thursday morning by Fred Miller of Portland, at whose place he had stayed the night before. That ho .was subject to some sort of hallucination was evidenced by the fact that on tho previous evening, at Mr. Alillcr's, when ho felt one of his fits coming on, ho foil on tho floor and requested that his hands and foot be tied, and that quickly. . His request was granted, and in that condition he rolled and tumbled and groaned until tho spasm had passed, when ho was apparently all right again, save the strange influence which seemed to have possession of his brain. Good care at the hospital is likely to restore him to his normal condition mentally^ Doxsee's Money Maker. No man in the land need trouble himself longer concerning the state of his exchequer. The great problem of money making has been solved, and henceforth and forever the little matter of making a few dollars whenever wanted will be dismissed, and the want supplied by a simple turn of the wrist. We knew that C. M. Doxsee's visit to the. south was not solely for his health, and now the secret is out. He stepped into the business office of THE UPPER DES MOINES Saturday evening and asked if he owed us anything. Of course he knew he didn't, and this little side remark was only for the purpose of exciting curiosity, as ho placed on the table a small and innocent-looking machine. We gratified him by asking what he had there. That was just what he wanted us to say, and he replied that it was a money maker. Then he took from his pocket a plain sheet of white paper, and running it through the machine out came a new, clean five dollar bill on the First National bank. In fact it was so perfectly like a genuine bill that even an expert could not have detected the difference. We marveled much, but tho fact remained just as we tell it. He can do the same thing as often as he desires, and what more could be wished? He told us it was bought in Chicago, and only cost a dollar. It beats any plan of money making we have ever seen, and bids fair to rival the greatest and most successful speculations on earth. If one doubts the story as we tell it, Mr. Doxsee will gladly corroborate our statement by a practical demonstration. It Can Be Depended Upon. Mr. W. C. Ueed, proprietor of the Hotel Dellone, Omaha, one of the finest new and modern hotels in the west, Buys of Chum- berlain's Cough Remedy: " We have used it in onr family for years with the most satisfactory results, especially for our children, for colds and croup. It can be depended upon: besides it is pleasant to take and seems to be free from chloroform and tho Dily substances put into many cough mixtures." Sold in 25c, 50c, and $1 bottles tit Dingley's. WE are in it and expect to stay. F. S. Stough will sell you the best handmade heavy harness for only $27. Call and see his stock. TWENTY pounds evaporated blackberries for $1 at W. F. Carter's. New Spring Jackets JUST IN. We invite all the ladies to call and see them. Also new Flouncings, Dress Goods, Hosiery, Djress Trimmings, Linings, Kid Gloves, etc. Ju&jGji f i, -™\ - ljy.KK?Jl 'M^ -Vl^jsJ Taylor's Removal 08160 Muslin Underwear, Gowns, Skirts, and Corset Cov'rs In addition to the above we are selling Table Linen, Napkins, Towels, and Crash At prices you will not think we could afford. M l A'l HI -AT- 15c a Yard One and a quarter yds wide; the very best goods made. You will find these Oil Cloths Nice and So Cheap That you can cut them for fancy work, splashers, pantry shelves, child's bibs, etc,

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