The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 28, 1893 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1893. VOL. XXVIII-NO. 14, Large Assortment of- Lace Curtains, Opaque Shades, Curtain Poles, Carpets, etc., AGENTS OF THE PEOPLE. The County Supervisors Do Lots Business During a Two Days' Adjourned Session. of Bridge Contract with W. W. Wheeler is Rescinded—Many New Bridges to Be Built Soon. Just received by . L. G-AIMITH & CO. REMEMBER When in need of FENCE WIRE That I will give yon More Rods of Wire for your money than you ever got before. I am agent for the " New Waukegan" barbed wire, which is the lightest and strongest wire made. It will be to your interest to examine this wire before you buy. Don't fail to try the "Quick Meal." The SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS are the best. 'I am well prepared to do all -kinds of Felt and Metal Roofing, Eave Spouting, etc. Please call and get prices.' :. T. OVER 1,600,000 IN USE. Great Special Sale. Clearing the season's surplus of LACES AND EMBROIDERIES, Commencing immediately, and continuing until stock is closed. Now is your chance to secure ELEGANT NEW GOODS in season, at closing prices. Come early before the assortment is broken. =THE GRANGE STORE. The county board mot in adjourned session Monday to finish up the work of the June meeting. The important work was hearing reports on grades and bridges. Nearly 800 feet of bridging are to be put in and not nearly all is to be done that seems necessary. One interesting transaction was rescinding the bridge contract with W. W. Wheeler whereby ho was to put in oak bridges at $u a foot. He failed to bring the lumber and no one wanted his job. The board will build its own bridges. The board adjourned yesterday. BRIDGES AND GRADES ORDERED. The following committees on bridges are authorized to do the following work. All other bridge and grade petitions laid over. Rawson is authorized to build a 32- foot bridge over Four Mile creek; also 32-foot bridge on west line 7-97, 29; also bridge between 10 and 11-96, 30, and to do all work heretofore ordered. Burton is authorized to build a 48- foot bridge on south line 22-100,28; also two 32-foot bridges on north line 15-100, 28; also 32-foot bridge on east line 16-99, 27. Smith is authorized- to build 32-foot bridge on Union slough on north line of 9-97, 28; also to repair Manley, Smith, and Greenwood bridges; also to build a waste bridge 64 feet long on river east of Burt. Hollenbeck is authorized to build two bridges on south line 25-97, 28, 32 feet; also bi-idge on east line 19-97, 27, 32 feet; to furnish material for bridge between 29 and 32-95, 27, 16 feet; to rebuild bridges on county line on south line 3394, 27; to build one bridge on west line 19-94, 27, 80 feet; to rebuild two bridges between 31 and 32-94, 27; to contract grade between 11 and 12-97, 27; also 32- foot bridge on east line 19-97, 27. BRIDGES AND GRADES REPORTED ON. H. C. Hollenbeck reported as follows on his work: In favor of draining road between 7 and 18-97, 27. Jn favor of grading road between 25 and 36-96, 27. In favor of ditching and grading road between 1-95, 28, and 36-96, 28. In favor of laying over petition for bridge and grade between LuVerne and Prairie. In favor of giving material for a 16- foot bridge over creek between 29 and 32-95, 27. Material so voted by board. In favor of laying over petition for grade in Wesley between 24 and 25 and running west. Hollenbeck continued committee on grade on east line of sei 1-96, 28. In favor of grade between 11 and 1297, 27 after same is drained. Burton, as committee, reported as follows: In favor of building a bridge across Blue Earth river on north line 2-99, 28. In favor of building two 32-foot bridges between 10 and 15-100, 28. Q In favor of 32-foot bridge on east line 16-99, 27. B. F. Smith reported on the bridges and grades he was appointed to investigate at the last meeting as follows: In favor of a grade and 32-foot bridge on the north line of 29-98, 27, after be- ty on the 28th inst. to council for a bridge between 17-99, 26, and 12-99, 27. Burt allowed $40 for bridge on east line of 11-97, 29, petitioners to do grading and build bridge. Assessment of Wrightman & Richards of Burt reduced $1,000 on account of erroneous nssessment. Consent highway between 13 and 14100, 28, laid on table. Consent highway on 28-98, 28, laid over till September. Grade asked between 35 and 36-98, 29, laid over till Spetember. Grade asked on 15-98, 30, laid over. Grade asked between 7 and 18-99, 30 laid over. Grade on 17-98, 30, laid over. Auditor instructed to plat road 324 between 12 and 13-98, 29, to Northwest- em railway right-of-way and down to i-oad through 13. Treasurer ordered to transfer §2,500 from school to county fund; also $2,000 from poor fund to county fund. THE NEWS. Homer A. Miller, state bank examiner, is just completing a tour of the state. His plan has been to drop into a town without warning and examine into the condition of the banks. In an interview Mr. Miller said that he had not found a single bank in Iowa that is not solid as a rock. He says that there was never more money in Iowa than today, and that with the present crop prospects the financial situation need worry none. _^____ Prof. J. L. Budd is of the opinion that bee-keeping and orcharding should go together. He says bees are the main agents in fertilizing fruit blossoms, and neighborhoods well stocked with bees have, one year with another, better crops of orchard and small fruit than the ones wholly or nearly destitute of these busy workers. It is a great compliment to Iowa that the Iowa State band should be selected to participate in all public functions that occur on the grounds. Hardly a day passes that this musical organization is not called upon to furnish music for some world's fair event. Last week the band took part in the dedication of the Ferris wheel and in Ohio's reception to Gov. McKinley. On Monday Prof. Phinney's accomplished musicians figured in the dedication of New Hampshire's building. The daily moi-n- ing rehearsals of the band in the Iowa building are always attended by large numbei-s, who pay as respectful attention from their benches beneath the band stand as if they were attending a formal concert. "I am Mrs. Russell Sage of New York and my husband is president of the Iowa Central railway," saida pleasant faced, stylish woman to one of the attaches of the Iowa building at Chicago. " I have never taken much stock in that railway, nor have I ever thought much of Iowa before, but I confess that I have changed my mind now. It's a •wonderful state, and I can see where my husband was wise." Such was the interesting compliment Iowa received from the lips of the wife of the eminent New York financier. Everybody Wants Good Butter.. Not everybody makes a specialty of handling good butter, but WE DO. If you want to be sure that you will get good butter go to the Opera House G-rocery. You can send the children and you will get just as good as though you came yourself. Opera House Grocery.. Langdon & Hudson, -THE- Reliable Grocers, Carry the most complete stock of Groceries, Glassware, Crockery. Tr y our Sanitarium Foods. ing 1 properly ditched. In :" Our Customers Who have used Chase & Sanborn's Coffee will be pleased to know that we have put in a line of their celebrated Teas. It sells at 500, put up in a half-pound package. Try it on our guarantee. This is the Best Tea you can get in Algona at any price, , , W. F. CARTER, 0. &. fcUND. 3, J. RYAN [Successors to 0. L. Lund—Established 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to the readers of TUB UPPER DBS MOIHBS that we have extraordltv ary facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands in northern Iowa, and we invite all who wish to dispose of their property to can on us at our office in Algona, or to correspond with us. &TA.9 soon as spring opens we have a large number of customers from the eastern iBtates whoare ready to come out aud secure a piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates, we be- it«v« to f»lr dealing, and W you want to sell your property don't waste «Wti«ne In listing K with HS. Your? respectfully t fcU^P * RYAN. favor of a 32-foot bridge and grade on north line 26-98, 27, across Buffalo creek. In favor of ditching and draining the road on west line 20-98, 27. Bridge and grade on north line 1398, 28 laid over for want of funds. In favor of ditching and draining highway on south line 4-98, 27. In favor of 48-foot waste bridge to Hatch bridge over Des Moines river. In favor of ditching and draining the slough in road on south line 19-98, 29. In favor of furnishing lumber for a 24-foot bridge on west line 11-97, 29. In favor of ditching highway on south line 20-98, 28. As committee Rawson reported: In favor of a grade on tiwi 34-97, 30, provided same is ditched. In favor of bridge and grade over Lotts Creek on north line 82-97, 30. In favor of bridge and grade on south line 16-96, 30, over Lotts Creek. In favor of a 64-foot bridge and grade on south line 16-96, 30. As committee chairman Chubb reported: Against ditching road between 33 and 34-96, 29. In favor of rebuilding three bridges on south line 33-94, 27, between Kossuth and Humboldt. In favor of draining road on south line sei 22-97, 28. In favor of building bridge across Prairie Creek asked by Werling et al. THE ROUTINE REPORT. Twenty dollars contributed to J. H. Cadman to construct ditch through 27 and 34-94, 30. J, T. Bloor allowed $25 to put in grades to bridge between 32 and 3397, 29. Aiding H. Blinke referred to S. Benjamin. Rawson a committee to build 32-foot bridge across Four-mile creek, asked by L. Witham and others; also to put in a 82-foot bridge on west line of 7-97, 29; and Smith appointed a committee on ditch through Reimer slough. The report of the committee to settle with treasurer and auditor accepted. School-fund loans made by the county auditor approved. Lumber given to build two 16-foot bridges on south line of 27-98, 27. Chubb and the auditor appointed a committee on road near Ingham larm, to put in bridge or tile. Burton was appointed committee to meet oopwitte from Winnebago cpun- The Spencer News says: Lafe Young is prominent among the talked-of candidates for governor. The gentleman has many admirers who would work like beavers to make his nomination a success, not only because of personal friendship, but because of his everywhere recognized fitness for the office. We carry each and every kind of food to make you healthy, wealthy, and wise. Langdon & Hudson. When looking- For a cook stove or range, remember I handle the Garland, With Lafe Young at the head the campaign would bo a brilliant one, and he would make a model governor. Lu Grippe. During the prevalence of la grippe the past season it was a noticeable fact that those who depended upon Dr. King's New Discovery not only had a speedy recovery but escaped all the troublesome after effects of the malady. This remedy seems to have a peculiar power in effecting rapid cures, not only in cases of la grippe but in all diseases of throat, chest, and lungs, and has cured cases of asthma and hay fever of long standing. Try it and be convinced; it won't disappoint. Free trial bottles at Sheetz' drug store. 8 Strength and Health. If you eve not feeling strong and healthy try Electric Bitters; if la grippe has left you weak and weary use Electric Bitters. This remedy acts directly on liver, stomach and kidneys, gently aiding these organs to perform their functions. If you are afflicted with sick headache you will tod speedy and permanent relief by tiiklnf Electric Bitters. One trial will convince you that this is the remedy you need. L*rge bottles only 50c at I.,. A. Sheetz. 1 0 Also Heath & Milligan Paints, Iron and Wood Pumps. Please call and get prices and look my stock over. T- JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands ivith me if you want to make a quick sale,- OFFIOB OVSK ALGONA. STATS BANK. FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to 7 Years at 7 per cent. PROF. CHAFPEE is to be assisted in his summer session by Mrs. L. M, Horton of the Algona public schoola.-12t8 To REDUCE our large stock of millinery goods before selling out we will offer our customers everything in our line at wholesale prices. E. Reeve & Co.—10 We are making- LOANS ON REAL ESTATE Running from i to 10 years, with privilege^ $100 payments at any interest date. Interest payable annually or semi-annually, as desired. Money furnished promptly, Also improved farm and city property for sale. Money on chattel security. OFFIOB OVER JAS. TAYLOR'S STORE, ONE DOOB EAST OF POSTOFFIOE. Hoxie & Brunson, Buckley's Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for bruises, cuts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25o a box. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. FOB SALE—Full-blood young Hoi- stein bull, cheap. J. J. Wtlson.-8t8 WRITE lor circular of Prof. Chaffee'e summer 8ohool.-12t2 FARM LOANS. Having secured the agency of the New England Loan and Trust Company, I am now prepared to make farm loans on five to ten y time at the lowest possible rate, with privilege of partial merits before due, Office over Chrischilles' store, Algona a s

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