The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1893 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 31, 1893
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DEB MOINEB; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1893. .... ,&AiL¥AY flttE OifiDS. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. IXJCAIi TRAflf BAST. Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis trains- No. 2 depart* at.. 10:18 ain No. 8 departs at 5:35 pm Freights that carry passengers— No. HTdeparts at l:20pm No.l6departs at....... 9:05pjn TRAINS WEST. No.3departs at 4:48pm No.7d«parts at 5:47am Freights that carry passengers— No.8depart8 at 0:05pm No. 13 departs at ll:4oam R. F. HBDMCK, Agent. Chicago & Jforthwestern Railway. Korth— Mixed 8:18 a m pass 3:!)1 pm Freight...... 10:00 am South- Pass 2:33pm Mixed 6:07pm Freight.... 10:00 am Pass, Chicago at 7 a in; arrives at DesMoinesat 8:15pm. Lv. DesM. 2:30 am Mixed connects with flyer and arrives at Chi CBEO at 8 rv. m. B F. H. VESPEH, Agent. THE CITY. Go to the normal commencement. Dr. Sayers was up killing stock in Winnebago county yesterday. Jas. Biley of Sherman township died • last week, aged nearly 80 years. •The Congregational church pew renting comes Monday next, June 6. The Odd Fellows hold their big meeting at Bancroft next week Friday. Robert Chrischilles is with the Domestic Sewing Machine company in Chicago, and has a good situation. The city will probably appeal the Wheeler personal injury case. The city has its blood up and will fight. The August number of Good Roads will contain the Iowa discussion which Thos. F. Cooke has been preparing. Studley's drug store has a new clerk who is a registered pharmacist, J. M. Loring, who comes from Dallas county. Frank W. Dingley has torn out the whole inside of the Robinson house he traded for and is refitting it throughout. Our readers will find THE UPPER DES MOINES on file at the Iowa building at the world's fair grounds in Chicago. O. W. MoMurray has taken possession of his hotel and will open in due season. It will seem natural to see the Thorington open. The grand master of the Iowa Odd Fellows was in town last week, and with E. H. Clarke and others went up to Burt to see the goat there. Both Rome and George Wood worth have situations in the world's fair grounds. Rome is master exhibitor for a threshing machine company. C. L. Lund has a crew of ten men putting in drain tile on his farm. He Is tiling it thoroughly and the results of his experiment will be worth watching. J. T. Davis has sold his Fenton farm and will make Algona his home hereafter. Mr. and Mrs. Davis have earned their rest, and deserve an easy time. Mr. Earley says that postoffice letters addressed to Jas. Taylor are promptly dumped in the waste basket. That is where Jim ought to have dumped them long ago. The Milwaukee company is discharg- ,ing employes by the hundred all along the line to reduce expenses. The change has not affected any of the men at Algona. The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church serves supper this week Thursday at David Mitchell's residence at 6 p. m. and later. Everybody will be given a cordial welcome. It is reported that the officers out in Nebraska have caught the boy who stole the pony here in Algona, and who broke jail with Dickson. If so they had better keep him out there. Letters remain uncalled for in Algona postoflice for John Nevert, Father Norton, F. C. Mills, Andrew Mitchell, A. C. McClaughey, Mrs. Ella C. McIntosh, Miss Carrie Best, M. Figi. Frank Jenkinson the past week received two registered shorthorn cows from Illinois and a bull calf. They are fine animals and make the right kind of an addition to the county's blooded stock. The Baptist church was crowded Sunday morning for the union memorial services. Rev. Dorward spoke very ably, being himself a veteran. The grand army and other orders attended in a body. A small telegraph strike among 1 the operators on the Northwestern line last week lasted about four hours. It showed that there are not many brotherhood men up this way. Ledyard has the only one. Court granted a divorce to Miss Hodgson from Beverly Watkins, or annulled the marriage, at this term. This was the marriage out of which arose the bigamy case against Watkins that is still pending, Land Agent Kenyon shot a hand off at Ledyard last week. He was taking a shell out of his gun and dropped it In some way so as to get a full charge of shot in the wrist. His hand was amputated at once. C. B. Matson's father, while oiling his wagon last week, had a wheel slip off and catch him under it, and the loaded wagon bed fell on him. At first serious injuries were feared, but luckily he escaped without. The circus men were putting up their new paper Monday on the boards that were blown down. Those who have- seen the show this year say it is as good as the best. It is the first big circus that ever came to Algona. It is reported that three freight trains were in together at the Northwestern depot one day last week, and that before the conductors could arrange about getting out their argument came to blows, and that a merry war was on for a while. Olof Johnson started for Des Moines Monday and some ten or twelve more Adventiets went yesterday to attend the big state oampmeeting now in progress. All the Adventists is town nave gone, and expect this to be the largest gathering ever held in Iowa. The normal school commencement comes tomonw evening at the opera house and should be attended by everybody* The largest class yet graduated will receive diplomas, and some excellent orations, and some very fine music will makeupan interesting programme. Dr. Barr sold his home property Monday to David Giltnofe for $2,000, and his family will probably make Oregon their home in the near future. The doctor looks like a new man since his return and is almost wholly relieved from the affliction he suffered under so long, Frank Nicoulin began a new scheme up at Mankato last week with his buggy tent, and is now entitled to be called a professional auctioneer. He held an auction and at that and at private sale disposed of 16 fine carriages in two days. He is having a great sale this spring. Ordinance No. 12 was adopted by the council Saturday evening. It provides that transient merchants and peddlers shall pay a license of from $1> to $10 per day, circuses from $1 to $50 per day, and shooting galleries from 26 cents to ,$5 per day, the amount to be fixed by the mayor. A big audience as usual greeted the social union Friday evening, J. R. Jones had a very valuable paper on the influence of the world's fair, and Miss Edith Clarke an entertaining one on the ghost scenes and supernatural in Shakespeare. The social union club is a^great success. The regular annual old settlers meeting will be held Wednesday, June 14, at court house hall. Everyone should bring a basket dinner, and the day will be devoted to social visiting and to the informal discussion of early days. Let every old settler turn out and help to make the day a pleasant one. Mistakes will happen even in newspapers. Last week we had Judge Carr dismissing tramps and Judge Thomas as the presiding officer at the Schicbtl case. When the fact is it was 'Squire Clarke who tried the tramps, and Judge Carr whose decision in the Schichtl case was sustained by the supreme court. In a base ball game yesterday afternoon, between a nine picked from normal and high school students against a nine composed of young men of the town, the latter w'ere the winners by a score of 11 to 15. The game was well played and furnished excellent entertainment for those who were merely lookers on. Next Sunday afternoon the young people's societies will hold a mass meeting in the Baptist church at 3 o'clock to discuss the question of Sunday observance. Mrs. Slocum will address them. In the evening meetings will be held in the Congregational and Methodist churches, to be addressed by Mrs. Slocum and L. S. Coffin of Fort Dodge. Judge Carr granted a new trial in the case of Wolpert against Peter Purvis for the failure to rent the Purvis building. The question was over Purvis' authority to rent the building for Mrs. Purvis, who owns it, for one year—his instructions being to rent for not less than two. Mr. Purvis was dismissed as a defendant, and the case is now against Mrs. Purvis. An ordinance was offered Saturday evening arranging for licensing bicycles to run on the sidewalks. It provided that each rider should give a bond to secure the city against actions for damages, etc. The council was not favorably struck with the idea and postponed action. If the bicycle men are to be sept active for good roads, it is better to keep them in the roads. C. W. Budd came from Des Moines Monday evening and went with the Algona shooters to Clear Lake for the annual state meeting which opened yesterday. John G. Smith, Henry Durant, Dr. West, S. S. Sessions and ;he other shooters'from here, besides Sundstrom from Bancroft and others went over. Yesterday being decora- lion day brought a big attendance to the opening of the tournament, Mrs. Kuhn saw the Uncle Tom company at Estherville Monday. She says ihat our cigar maker, who is doing the Dalloon ascension while Prof. Dwyer is at home attending a law suit, alighted .n a tree there and fell about ten feet to ;he ground, but was not hurt. The joys took in over $300 there, which ooks as though they were making money. They play at Spirit Lake, and .hen come to the Milwaukee road and work west. Occasionally we get a good one on .he Courier. Last week we reported that J. A, Carlson had come down for a marriage license and been caught on he jury, but had got away Sunday and ivas married. The Courier Friday re- jorted the same facts including the Sunday marriage. Now it happens here was no marriage then, but the marriage did occur Monday evening in Algona. Mr, Carlson is a fine young man and in Alice Philquist he gets an excellent helpmeet. A new feature of the Ward divorce case from Wesley developed in court. The children are left with Mr. Ward, md Mrs. Ward is allowed to visit them. She complained of being locked out, and Mr. Ward was brought before court on a bench warrant for contempt for disobeying the court's orders. There was considerable dispute as to the facts, incl the matter was settled quietly. ["he final judgment of the court in the original case has not been rendered. The graduating exercises of the high ichool will be held on the evening of Tune 9, at the opera house. An admission fee of 15 cents for reserved seats and 10 cents general admission will be iharged for the purpose of giving those ho wish an opportunity to be sure of a seat when they get there and to help in paying the expense. Tickets will be jlaced on sale at Dingley's drug store on ,he morning of June 6. The complete programme will be published next weeK. The Algona Dramatic company presented their play of "Imogene" at Garner last evening, and although they competed with a steam merry-go-round lad a good audience. Barring a few accidents in scene shifting everything mssed off smoothly, and everybody en- oyed a pleasant evening with the Garner people. Garner is a very pleasant )lace to visit, and has a fine opera- louse block and a good hall for public entertainments. The Algona crowd en- oye<| the trip. The following interesting note we clip from the Illustrated American of May 20: " James Mortimer, the recently made ^ vieis to the office of the Philadelphia Ledger. He served as a reporter on that paper 40 years ago. He is to make a trip to the world's fair before returning to England. His play was much more successful in America than abroad, and the author attributes this fact to the excellence of the cast provided by Mr. Chas. Frohman." Those who want to know about going to Chicago will find just the information in C. M. Doxsee's short cohtribu tion this week they are looking for He shows that all the bugaboo abou difficulty in getting rooms, etc., is jusl as THE UPPER DES MoiNBS predicted months ago. He puts a week's cost there at $20, adding $18 railway fare makes $38 for a good trip. No one can afford to miss the show for that, and i the railways would make a $12 rate as they ought to it would be still more reasonable. An interesting: land contest case was tried between Merritt of Fort Dodge and Standring of Corwith, Mr. Stand ring being our one-time Algona citizen Merritt claimed to have bargained for a piece of land over near Corwith. For one reason and another Mr. Standring had failed to convey, and the actiot was brought inasmuch as the land was materially enhanced in value. Judge Carr, after hearing the evidence, decided for the plaintiff and ordered the land conveyed. As Mr. Standring has since sold it to Mr. Daniels, the matter is rather complicated. . One of the last trials of the term was between a machine company and G. A. Whitehill and A. C. Scott on some notes given for a threshing machine. Danson and Raymond sued and Clarke and Quarton defended. The company claimed $500 on a Huber separator, and Whitehill and Scott put in a counter laim on account of a breach of warranty, and a general failure of the machine. Judge Carr held with the defendant on the case, and gave the company but $246, it paying the costs. But Whitehill and Scott consider this too much and will appeal. E. C. Tuttle, who worked for some months in the Independence asylum, lias been watching the evidence brought jut in the investigation and expresses the opinion that there is no merit in it. He says the whole thing is political and that the inside of it is that the assistant wants Dr. Hill's place. He says all the stories of cruelty are told by discharged employes, and that he believes Dr. Hill will be vindicated in the- investigation. He certainly ought to know if any great cruelty has been practiced in the asylum. The Livermore Gazette gives a brief obituary notice of Mrs. Wm. Carlon, who died last Tuesday: "The death of Mrs. Will Carlon occurred at her home north of Liver more last Tuesday night from erysipelas. Mrs. Car- Ion leaves a husband and two children, the eldest child being 17 months and the youngest but one. The funeral occurred at Irvington yesterday and she was buried in the cemetery at that place. Deceased was well known and beloved by all who knew her, and the sympathy of all is especially extended to the young and sorrowing husband." Mrs. Carlon was a daughter of Erastus Fitch of Sexton, and belonged to one of the old families of Plum Creek. D,p. Barr has been with the Keeley cure institute out in Oregon that Dr. Taylor, formerly of Bancroft, is at the head of, and that Frank Davey, the once noted editor of Estherville, is connected with. Dr. Taylor isason-in-law of E. B. Campbell of Armstrong, and Mr. Campbell's son is now located in pregon, and his daughter, Miss Nellie, is visiting there. Dr. Barr says that Davey is as sound as a dollar. He says the institute has had 300 patients the past year and is doing a good work. He had no faith in the cure when he went out, but his observation is that it is a great success. All in Kossuth will DO glad to learn of the success of all connected with this one at least. A new case of Adam and Eve was developed in the Sinn case last week. Sinn swore that it was his wife who Durglarized the Northwestern safe at LuVerne and took the money, and Mrs. Sinn swore to the same thing, trying to ;ake all the blame on herself and save tier husband. Unfortunately for the success of this benevolent self sacrifice, both had made confessions at the ;ime of capture which failed to mention that Sinn was not a party in the crime. J, W. Sullivan was appointed sy the court to defend the Sinns and ihe county attorney prosecuted, and the jury very promptly found both guilty. Sinn was sentenced to eighteen months, and Mrs. Sinn to six months, and Saturday Deputy McEnroe took both to Anamosa. There are some rascalities that are slever enough to make them entertain- ng. One of them was perpetrated some years ago, but has never been rablished. It was discovered through ihe receipt of a letter by C. L. Lund "rom a leading lawyer in Chicago say- .ng he had taken a half section of land n Kossuth in payment for services and wanting to know what kind of land he had. He sent the full description, and iherein lay the joke. The state line of Minnesota cuts o.ff the north tier of sections of Kossuth county so there is no land responding to the descriptions, and this half section lay in that imag- nary tract. What the lawyer said vhen he received this cheering news is not for record. But it was a clever blue sky man who took him in with the ake. We are glad Mr. Earley has come over to tell the true history of that climb up "Old Baldy" C. P. Dorland ivrote so entertainingly about. He says ihat the only exciting event was the one C. P. forgot to mention—his meet- ng with the mountain lion. It seems .hat he was wandering out to find arley, who in turn was looking for •he burros, and happened in the early twilight to look towards a dense thicket and there he saw two blazing eyes. He >acked slowly to the path expecting the ion to spring. But when he got there he gave a yell, which the others still describe as one of the sounds to be leard once and never to be forgotten. Fhis is Barley's report for it and if Bro. Dorland has anything to offer our columns are open. HOUSE and lot for sale. Big bargain f taken by June 10. Skinner Bros. I HAVE nice cabbage plants for sale n any quantity. Geo. Smith, near the Sessions residenoe.*-10t8 DON'T SWEAR! Y OU know it is a bad business, no matter how artistically some folks claim to perform the act; but if you must swear, then and thus do a graceful act while appearances indicate that you do not properly regard your moral welfare. Here I give you the list. Beans. Split Peas, Peeled Wheat Flour. New York health flour Lima Beans. Green Scotch Peas. G-ranula. Pettrjohn's California Breakfast Food. Wheatina. Friends' Rolled Oats. Schumaker's Cracked Wheat. Heckar's Farina. New State Bank Block, Algona, Iowa. W. F. CARTER. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ingham returned from Chicago Monday. Mrs. C. W. Budd came up from Des Moines Saturday for a two weeks' visit with John G. Smith's family. Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Ford will enjoy a visit this week- from Miss Ida Ford, that used to be, and her husband. Mrs. Cheever Hudson and Mrs. B. F. Reed have gone to Chicago to see the fair. They will visit at Elgin on the way. Mrs. Geo. E. Clarke is expecting her oldest brother from Maine this week. He is an extensive woolen manufacturer there. Mrs. Hanna Hutchinson is visiting at home at T. H. Lantry's. Will. Hutch inson and the boyH went direct to Nashville, where they get their new home ready. J. T. Chrischilles spent several days in town last week. He reports Minneapolis as rather nervous over the money pinch. His many friends were glad to see him again. Mrs. Geo. H. Rice of Redwood City, Cal., arrived yesterday morning for a visit with her brother and sister. Mrs. Hattie Moon and daughter, Miss Adda Gray of Newport, N. Y., came with her. Dr. and Mrs. McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. B. Smith have gone to Minneapolis to attend the graduating exercises at the university. Misses Josie and Louise McCoy, Jessie and Mary Smith all graduate. FEESH vegetables every morning at Langdon & Hudson's. LADIES' and Misses gossamers to close at 50 cents each. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. FRUIT of all kinds at Langdon & Hudson's. FOR SALE—Three miles from Algona a fine two hundred-acre farm. W. H. ionner.—7t8 FOR real estate time loans at the very lowest r.ates, make inquiry at the Kossuth County bank. NOW IS THE time to purchase cheap millinery goods, E. Reeve & Co. are selling out at cost.—10 OUR teas are equaled by none. Langdon & Hudson. ALL kinds of carpet made lit the weaving and dye works. W. T, Cunningham.—52 " MAY BUD" tea is the best. don & Hudson. Lang- SANITARIUM foods of all kinds at Langdon & Hudson's. BRING in your faded huts and have ;hem colored at the weaving and dye works. W. T. Cunningham.—5U Work all the time for a horse to pull a poorly greased wagon. It's hard on the wagon, too, is helpful to horse and wagon alike. It does (away witfc the old-time troubles of poor wagon grease'. It'stheslickestgreajji you ever fc?w. Sold by all dealers, DECORATION DAY Has passed; the graves of the departed heroes have been decorated with flowers. Now is the time to © Decorate Your Homes © with paint and save the lives of loved ones by buying pure and fresh drugs at Studley's Modern Pharmacy. I Have the Right To say what I please in this space so long as I pay for it—because it belongs to me—it's mine for the time being. I also Have the Exclusive Right to sell the best Boots, Shoes, Rubber G-oods, Harness, Saddles, Whips, and • horse furnishings of all kinds at prices so low that you can't help buying if you look them over and find out how good they are. Not always how cheap but invariably HOW GOOD. Get your repairing done here too—we warrant all things to be done right. F. S. Stough. When looking- For a cook stove or range, remember I handle the.... Garland, Also Heath & Milligan Paints, Iron and Wood Pumps. Please call and get prices and look my stock over. =Feed, and Sals Stable, We have leased the barn south of the Tennant House, and are now prepared to furnish the public with good livery rigs at moderate prices. Also Break Colts to Drive, and guarantee satisfaction. Have all necessary appliances for properly handling colts, and break them into Hind geptye dryers. Will also EXEOUTOB'S NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as executor of the estate of H. S. Langdon late of Kos- auth county, Iowa, deceased. AU persons lu any manner indebted to said estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned; and those having claims against the said estate will file them with the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance. Dated this 17th day of of May, A. D. 1893. A. H.X.ANGDON, Executor. The undersigned having bought out the meat market formerly owned by H. J. Edens wish to say that they will be glad to meet all old customers, as well as the new ones that may favor them with their patronage, hoping by kind treatment and fair dealing to receive a pa^gj gjp public patronage.

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