The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 21, 1893 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 21, 1893
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DES MOINES; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 1893, RAILWAY TIME OABDS. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Panl Railway. MJCAt TRAIN BAST. Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis trains— No.2 departs at iO'J? 11 ™ No. 8 departs at 5:3opm Freights that carry passengers— No. ICdeparts at l:20pm No. IBdeparts at 0:0opm TRAINS WEST. No.Sdeparts at 4:fgpm No. 7 departs at o :4 < a m Freights that carry passengers— No. 0 departs at ,V : 92P m No. 13 departs at ll-An a m R. F. HEDHICK, Agent. Chicago & Northwestern Railway. North- Mixed 8:18 am Pass .3:31 P» South- Pass 2:33pm Mixed 6:07pm FreTcht!.'...'. 10:66 a in Freight.... 10 -.00 a m Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 a m; arrives at Des Molnes at 8:15 p m. Lv. Des M. 2:30 a in Mixed connects with flyer and arrives at Chi cagoat8a.m. F . H . VESPER, Agent. THE CITY. A pair of spectacles have been left at this office. Prof. Chaffee's summer school opens in two weeks. John Goeders has an announcement for our readers. The Grange store is on deck with a new announcement. Studley has goods and a new advertisement each week. Corn has grown from four to six inches the past week. It is ahead of the season. Perry Burlingamo had a box of real New York wintergreen leaves and berries one day last week. LuVerne will meet Algona in a baseball contest tomorrow afternoon. A good game is in prospect. The Catholic retreat for this diocese is held at Dubuque, beginning Sunday. Father Nicholls will attend. Thos. F. -Cooke and Collie Chubb have been banking at Burt, while Ed. Murtagh has been at Chicago. The Whittemore Champion office is printing the county fair premium list this year. It will soon be out. Prof. W. A. Coffin is to lecture tomorrow evening in the Methodist church on " The Starry Heavens." Hod Jain was down yesterday arranging for his two daughters' trip to the world's fair. Th.ey go Sunday. H. A. Fraser stepped on a wire nail last week and of u its keen sharpness is well assured." It went into his heel and made a bad wound. Action has been begun by equitable proceedings against the beer sellers at Germania. They are the only ones known to exist in the entire county. County Attorney Raymond became a grandfather not long ago, if the report is correct that a bouncing baby boy now graces the Raymond home at Spirit Lake. W. J. Galbraith and Miss Ella Hopkins are licensed to wed. Both live about six miles northwest of town and are highly spoken of by their acquaintances. Judge Carr is to pluck a few feathers from the eagle's tail at Bancroft on the Fourth, B. F. Reed at Whittemore, and Harvey Ihgham at Burt. The eagle will suffer in Kossuth. Roll call at the Baptist church next Sunday morning. Miss Mina Morford, graduate from Chicago training school, will speak in the evening. Pastor's last Sunday before va'cation. Miss Chesley has resigned her place in the public schools having been elected assistant in the Elmore schools at $10 a month '.higher wages. No one has been selected to fill her place. Landlord Tennant sa,ys he is going to put hot water all through his hotel this fall. He proposes to keep house plants in every room, or be able to, and not have it so expensive as running stoves. The declamatory contest at the Spirit Lake chatauqua is set for July 21 at 10:30 o'clock. The public school scholar winning gets a free trip to Chicago. Algona will probably be represented. Emmetsburg is making great prepa- tions for St. John's day, Saturday, June 24, when all of the Masons in this section are to gather there for their annual reunion. Algona will send a big delegation. Word came to H. R. Burtis last week that his brother-in-law, Ray Lucas, who is an engineer, had a leg broken in a smash up near Sioux City. The engine fell through the end of a bridge that had been burned. The teachers' institute this year begins Aug. 14 and will last three weeks, Prof. Shoup will again be in charge. SupUReed has a good corps engaged ana expects to make one of his usual successes of the meeting. The Thorington opens Sunday. Mr. ' McMurray's new cook is Guy Leslie who comes from a Chicago & Rock Island railway dining car. The hotel has been cleaned, repainted, papered, and made like new inside. C. Byson and son are back from a week at the big fair, Mr. Byson says that it is all nonsense that one cannot live cheaply there, and he adds that no one can afford to miss _ going. He is very enthusiastic about it. Mrs. Rev. Fuller and son Fred lived for three years in the town in Massachusetts 'where the much discussed Borden murder was committed. Fred says he was well acquainted with Lizzie Borden who is being tried, Rev. McCahan says the church choirs at Burt and Irvington are as good as the best and are now practicing on the most difficult anthems. Next Sunday services will be held at Irvington at 2 o'clock, communion at 3 o'clock. E. P. Bircher's young pacing horse made an exhibition half mile on the track Saturday in 1:18J, which is sale to be the fastest time ever made by a Kossuth county horse. The horse three years old and gives promise of becoming a speedy one. An 'interesting law suit is likely to occur over in South Dakota. Two o; Frank Nicoulin's men are threateneq with arrest unless they pay a peddler's license pf WO a day fov selling buggies. <3eo, E. Clarke and W. B. Quarton have been retained, and if any arrests are make they will defend on the ground that the buggies being made in Iowa are inter-state commerce and that the license is illegal. No definite news has yet been received. A young man wanted to give a penny to the Sunday school cause Sunday evening and threw in a $6 gold piece. If the missionaries show as much zeal [n saving the heathen as he did in getting that gold piece back, there will be a great revival in India. All the merchants have signed an agreement to close early and after this week 7:30 will see the business stop. This is a wise action. Ten hours is enough for business and early closing affords the leasure time to employes they are entitled to have. Tne news of the death of Mrs. Geo. E. Boyle last week was not unexpected. She had been for many years a helpless invalid at her old home in Wisconsin. Her husband has had a severe trial and has hnd throughout the respect and sympathy of the community. While at Minneapolis the Misses McCoy boarded at the home of Jas. B. Harris. A. few days after they came home a burglar entered his house and shot him in cold blood. His daughter was expecting to visit in Algona this summer but may not come down now. Father Nichols notified the pew factory he is dealing with that if the_pews For the new church were not shipped by Monday, the order might be considered cancelled. As a result the pews lire on the way and will soon be in. The date of dedication is not settled, Prof. Budd has written a letter to Perry Burlingame about his new apple, A sample of which he sent to the agricultural college. The professor says it is a good apple, and a good keeper, and that if it bears and propagates well that it will be a valuable fruit for this section. Seventy business men haVe joined the Algona Commercial Exchange. There .s an evident determination on the part of our citizens to pull together for anything in the way pf business. Any one who Knows of anything of advantage to Algona should report to L. J. Bice, secretary. Ed. McMurray has at last received §915 insurance money on the house that 3urned years ago. The company carried it to the supreme' court and then tried to get a new hearing after being beaten there. The foundation is in for the new house and the frame will soon be inclosed. The new normal school catalogues are issued and are a neat appearing and well printed phamphlet. They contain a very flattering exhibit of school work also, which speaks for the success of our institution. The normal school is rapidly gaining in reputation and in attendance, and is a credit to the city. Algona has enjoyed the visit of three ianadians the past week, two Win. Wallaces and John Wallace, cousins of John and-Dougal Wallace and Mrs. "lubb. T hey saw the big fair and then came on for a visit. They come from Gault, and they have enjoyed the looks of things hereabouts very much. A. B. Stafford of Plain View, Nob., is here visiting his daughter Mrs. N. J. Skinner. J. D. Skinner arrived last night from Manson also to visit his son, N. J. The whole party with Geo. W. and his family from Bancroft go this week to Iowa lake to spend ten days camping out and enjoying themselves. Leo Smidt, the young man who was arrested for piling ties on the Burlington track at Svvea City, pleaded guilty in part and was bound over in §1,000 bonds to meet the grand jury. He is now in jail and will probably lie there. He was a discharged employee and spite is said to have led him to try and wreck the train. Will Branson writes his father that after travelling through Iowa, Minnesota and Dakota he is satisfied with our liquor law. He says that the difference 3n crossing the line into Minnesota and into saloon towns is so marked that no one can miss it. The towns in both Dakota and Iowa are away ahead of those in the other state. The beer found in the Kirby place at Sexton last week was tried before 'Squire Clarke Monday morning, but was not destroyed, as the county attorney took a stay of proceedings pending the hearing of Kirby himself by the grand jury this fall. If Kirby should not be found guilty damages would lie for smashing his bottles. A big time was had at the annual gopher picnic at J. H. G rover's in Portland last Friday. Becitations and speeches, races, and a bowery dance filled the programme. A big dinner was served and everybody was out for miles around. We did not learn the number of gopher ears counted, but there were a lot of them. Company F has one sharpshooter under Blunt's United States requirements. Mike Walsh made 566 out of a possible 680 points, the best record in Iowa last year. There are three marksmen under Blunt, Chas. Witham, Melzar Haggard, and W. E. Ward. The company has also three sharpshooters and seven marksmen under the Iowa rules. S. A. Ferguson is out from Malone, N. Y., for a two week's visit with his son. He has been taking in the world's fail-. This is his first visit in three years and he says ithat he has seen nothing like Algona's improvement in that time. When he arrived he received a telegram from Fargo statin] that six buildings he had there hai gone up in the big fire. The social union club have the promise of a fine entertainment Friday evening at the Congregational church, Col. Comstock has consented to deliver his lecture " Bacon vs. Shakes' peare" to the club. All his old friends and all interested in this question will be glad to hear him. The colonel is a firm believer in the Bacon- ian theory. Everybody is invited. Some recently received circulars of the Sioux City stock insurance company name T. C. Leggett as secretary. Bev. and Mrs. Leggett and Bill and his wife are in Sioux City now, Leslie is mail agent between Des Moines and Hawarden, Miss Mary is travelling in Greece and studying, Isadora is married and lives in good circumstances in Chicago. Bev. Leggett was Algona's pioneer Baptist preacher. It has seemed like old times in Algona. to see Col. Corostock and his fan*. again. They arrived last Wednesday after three weeks and a half at hicago, and will spend some time here. All are in the best of health and jleased to meet their old friends, while in Wisconsin the colonel spoke on Macbeth and other Shakespearean studies. The social union club has secured an address before he gets away. The Estherville Vindicator had the bllowing last week: "Friday last the wagons belonging to the Uncle Tom's Cabin theatrical outfit from Algona mssed eastward through town. It is 'umored the company has closed up its jusiness and abandoned the field." Any such rumor is unfounded. The boys have found travelling by team in- lonvenient, and have sent the teams home. But they are in Dakota and playing to good houses. Howard Robinson was appointed last week as cadet at West Point to take ;he place of Canfield, who went when Bert Barr was appointed but failed to mss the physical examination. Can- ield's eyes have troubled him and he ins resigned. Howard is a strong and lealthy boy and will make a first-class West Pointer. He will probably go soon, as he will be wanted at camp when his examinations are over, laude Owen of Fort Dodge is named is alternate. The now driving park management rave an exhibition Saturday free to .he public. They were disappointed n not having Bancroft and Whitte- nore horses present, but a pleasant nour was passed in watching home speeders. Mr. Smith's two trotters nacle a very pretty spurt, both going well. The most exciting event, how- jver, was the half-mile burst by J. W. Hinchon's well-known running pony, it went with only ordinary urging in .:20, and if, as is rumored, it is put in ,rim for the fall meetings, it will undoubtedly lower the record. D. T. Smith, who has been interest- ng himself in the matter of getting a new organ for the Congregational church, says that this week or next a sample vocalion will probably arrive on trial. The vocalion is a new inven- ion costing about half as much as a )ipe organ and answering the same >urpose for smaller churches. It is lighly recommended by musical ex- jerts and is generally used. Algona >ught to have a fine organ of some kind ind if the vocalion equals a pipe organ, there are many advantages in having t. Whatever may be said in favor of our climate it must be admitted that it s not favorable for such blood trouble as Dr. Barr has. Ho had not been lome a week before his face broke out again as badly as ever. He has spent he past week at D wight, 111., learning ;he inner secrets of the gold cure. SText week the family join him in a visit to Chicago and then they proceed ;o their western home. Dr. Barr and lis estimable family have a warm place n the affections of Algona, and their departure will be regretted by everybody. An interesting experiment will be tried this season by Mr. Hart, who is raising some fine oats northeast of the Milwaukee depot. He intends to sow a half barrel of cheap salt to the acre on parts of his field to find out whether .here is any merit in this treatment 'or blight and rust. He says that in Wisconsin it has been "found that salt ,vill stiffen the straw and protect it against both, and that by trying it in various places he can tell whether it Benefits crops here. The salt will cost ibout 60 cents an acre, which is a cheap remedy if it works. THE UPPER DES MOINES will report on the experiment ,n due season. The old settlers had an enjoyable meeting last Wednesday and have arranged for a big gathering next year on the first Wednesday in June. The new officers are Dr. Hudson, president; Geo. C. Call, secretary; F. M. Taylor, ;reasurer; Elhanon Clarke, Mrs. John Reed, Mrs. G. S. Parsons, Mrs. F. M. Taylor and Mrs. E. G. Bowyer, vice aresidents. H. Schenck, F. M. Taylor ind Geo. C. Call are a committee to draft resolutions in memory of the old settlers who have died since the last meeting, and J. E. Blackford is a committee for the coming year. The new officers will take hold actively and we may look for a rousing 1 meeting next year. The old settler's day ought to be )ne of the best observed of any in the county. The latest Algona blue sky game is ;he new property statement note. A piece of land in Florida is deeded to someone at $25 an acre. It is worth about a cent an acre. The purchaser gives a lot of notes for $100 or S125 each, 3ach note stating that he owns the lalf section free from encumbrance, ind that it is valued at $25 an acre. Then these notes are traded for anything that can be got. The note is .ike a regular property statement note except that it don't say that the land is located in Kossuth county, and they say men can still be found who will trade for these notes without once inquiring where the land is. We publish this merely as news and not as a warning. If there is anybody within range pf Kossuth county papers who will still get taken in on promissory note deals of any kind he deserves to lose. The world don't move slow enough for him. ever to catch up. The trouble with the city well was temporarily disposed of the past week by taking off the connection between the pump and the six-inch pipe it has been drawing from, and connecting it with the water in the open well. Mr, Dailey did this and is now keeping up the town supply and filling the standpipe slowly. But this is only an expedient, for the open well does not have water enough for any permanent supply. And the expense of pumping has been and is too great where the full capacity is not used. All well men, who have examined the well have said that there was water there in plenty. The town might as well one time as another determine that fact and reach that supply. If it costs $1,000 it will be cheaper than dill-dallying along. Either a good and sufficient well should be made for the full capacity of the pump so that the supply can be kepi up with less pumping, or the works should be moved to the river. Notice. All parties having a book accounl with us must settle at once. J. A. HAMILTON & Co. MONEY (or everyone atSlUnnerBroe. HONOR TO A CIRCUS MAN. Buigling Brothers Dedicate ft Monument in Memory of Richardson at Webster City. The Incidents of a Cold Blooded Murder Are R-villed—The Victim Duly Honored. When Ringling Bros.'circus was in Webster City in 1888 a performer named Jas. Richardson interfered to stop a brawl in which a drunken man was abusing a woman. The drunken man turned and shot Richardson, killing him instantly. A week ago, when the circus was again there, a monument was erected over Richardson's grave by the Ringling brothers, and the ceremony was very impressive as the Tribune reports it: Immediately after the afternoon per- 'ormance the three proprietors of the show that wore hero, Alt. T., Otto and 3hus. Ringlin *, a largo number of the ring performers and attaches of the show headed by the full consolidated 3and of 26 pieces, formed in procession, .ind marched to the cemetery, where a 3eautiful little service consisting of nusic and speeches and floral docorat- ng was held at both Richardson's and "Med." Worlhington'sgraves. At the iotnb of James Richardson Mr. Alf. T. Singling delivered the following beautiful and touching address. Friends we have congregated about this silent tornb to pay tribute to the memory of our departed friend. Horo lies buried all ihat was mortal of him wo called " Rich Dialo." Few who are gathered about his ;omb now knew him personally and yet the wilder and loving expressions with which its memory has been treated by those who mew him and loved him for his generous mturo are familiar to you all. If you can magine a giant in size and strength with a leart as strong as an uncaged lion's, and yet as gentle as the gentlest woman's, with a hand always in accord with his generous nature and ever ready to serve the needy and distressed, then you have a fair picture of our departed friend. Although the bod wherein he sleeps the last long sleep is far iroin his native home among the New Eng- and hills, yet tender hands are hero to :>lace these silent but eloquent marks of .ovo and esteem above his slumbering form; and although no kin of his is here ;o sprinkle the flowers that bloom on his grave with sorrowing tears, yet we all feel a kinship which impels us to assemble here and bring our offering of respect and love ;o his memory. But we look from this narrow house within the chill cold ground, from its covering of the verdure of spring and blooming flowers, from the slanting shadows of this marble monument to that " house not made with hands, eternal in the Heavens." the Supreme Ruler of which :ias promised to wipe away the tears from all faces and has even promised us victory over death. Let us ever revere his memory and profit by the lesson of his sad and sudden death, for by it we are reminded of the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death. Let us so live that when the summons comes our lives will have been such as to receive the emulation of our fel- .ownien and to entitle us to an abundant entrance into that " city of gold." The monument purchased by the Ringling Bros., at an expense of $150 is a beautiful Vermont gray marble stone, of cottage style and weighs over 4,000 pounds. It stands nine feet high and is as handsome a piece of work as will be seen in the country. The modest inscription reads: "Jas. Richardson, professionally known as ' Mons Dialo,'died June 23,1888." It stands not only as a monument to the memory of the deceased, but to the kindheartedness of the brothers who caused it to be erected, and even to the profession that binds men together as one common brotherhood. You are invited to inspect Jas. Taylor's stock which is now being sold at wholesale prices. No matter whether you wish to buy or not we will be pleased to have you call and see the stock as there is about $15,000 worth of staple goods, consisting of dry goods, clothing, boots and shoes, hats and caps, which must be sold on account pf his sickness, and as my business in California needs my attention I wish to make as short work of selling out as possible. Please come in and bring your friends with you, and see what wholesale prices are. T. BARLEY, Manager. PLENTY of money at Skinner Bros. . MONEY to loan on chattel and personal security at Skinner Bros. REMEMBER Orr when you have painting done. WRITE Skinner Bros, for money. KOSSUTE'S SUNDAY SCHOOLS, Eighteen of tueni Enroll 1,38!J Students—A Big County Gathering In Algona, The Sunday schools had their rally Sunday and compared notes. They found that there are in the county 18 schools with 1,223 students and 152 teachers. That is considered a pretty good showing', but Kossuth does not have quite the average state per cent, of pupils of public school age in her Sunday schools. The annual meeting was called to order in the Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock. The time of public discussion was taken bv Bev. E. P. McElroy in a very able address on the bible's place in the Sunday school. The evening meeting was held at the Congregational church. L. H. Mayne read an interesting paper on the practical value of the Sunday school, Mrs. Horton discussed temperance in a very finely written paper, Miss Jennie Bailey had a paper on some mistakes of teachers, and Bev. MoCahan of Burt talked entertainingly on various Sunday school topics. The meeting closed with a talk by Bey. Haggard on Sunday school work in India, where he is soon to go as a missionary. At the business meeting officers were chosen for the coming year as follows: President, Ernest Bacon of Burt; eeo- cretary, Jennie Eiailey of AlgPW, vice presidents, y. S. Ellis of Bancroft, ftp4 Fred. Anderson of Wesley, Mra Hog of Wh4ttem,pre, W, L. ajad. E. Great Sample Sale. We have just received from one of the largest wholesale houses a large line of samples consisting of silk umbrellas, Handkerchiefs, Hose, Fans, Ladies' Vests, Belts, Collars, Ribbons, Silk Mitts, Gfloves, Ties, Table Covers, Bed Spreads, of which we are giving a special sale for 10 days at actual Wholesale Prices. We also have greatly reduced the prices on all our Summer goods such as Lawns Challeys, Pongee, Sateens, Ginghams, White Goods, Embroideries, Laces, Underwear, Alls Clothing, Straw Hats, and a great many other goods, and remember all must go. We Are Prepared. to meet any prices made by any other house. 't miss this Special Sale. Yours truly, Jno. Goeders Jr. Oh Girls!' Do you paint? A large new line just received at Studley's. Modern Pharmacy. YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, paper hanging, kalsomining, etc.? JAS. A. ORB IS THE MAN, And he takes this method of telling the public that he is ready for the spring business In that line, and will guarantee satisfaction overy time. Consult him for prices—you know his work Is Ilrst class. He gets the latest fashions In decorations and wall papering from Philadelphia every mouth. Shop on Call Street. W are making a specialty of * ' Fourth of July Hats AND World's Fair Sailor Hats until July 4. The Fourth of July is coming, and Matson & McCall will celebrate by reducing prices on all goods. A big cut in the above hats and also on all millinery goods until July 4. MATSON & McCALL, DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? 33, AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nature strictly confidential. Office with F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. D STEBBINS, DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortment always on hand of drugs, nied- cines, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Boolca a.33.3. Stationery, ALCONA SUPPLY HOUSE pj$l you anything in tbe Hue e ffiSRY : SUPPLIES, Mff R '. >. ~ . «V-iM.5«iHfiSajfit.

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