The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 19, 1893 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, July 19, 1893
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 1893. VOL. XXVIII--NO. 17. Large Assortment of- Lace Curtains, Opaque Shades, Curtain Poles, Carpets, etc., Just received by . L GALBRAITH & CO. # Langdon & Hudson, -THE- Reliable Grocers, Carry the most complete stock of Groceries, Glassware, Crockery. Tf y our Sanitarium Foods. We carry each and every kind of food to make you healthy, wealthy, and wise. •r. Langdon & Hudson. 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, This space is occupied each week with an ad. of Studley's Modern Pharmacy, Watch it, read it, and profit by it. 0. Ii. MJND. <3S [Successors to 0. L. Luna—Established I860.] J. J. RYAN REAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to the readers of THE UPPER DBS MOINES that we have extraordln arv facilities (or the selling of farms und unimproved lands in northern Iowa, s-nd we Invite alf who wish to dispose of Ihelr property to can on us at our office In Aigona, or to correspon with us. HT'As. soon as spring opens we have a large number of customers from the eastern •U.Tir.t.TT.a'iuxiiiir t« nnmamit and aeoure & niece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates. We b 'HE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS, LeMars has secured the location of n overall and ready-made clothing actory. A bonus of $3,600 was given to ecure the factory, which bonus is to be sed in erecting a three story building. Some Odebolt merchants have been .ctimized by a chap who for a consid- ration of $5 printed advertisements on licks. After collecting the considera- ion he left town, leaving the merchants o hold the hags. The famous old white horse of the Dr. Cronin case, Chicago, is doing farm rork in Nites township, seven miles orthoast of Charles City, and is often eon on the streets there. He is the roperty of Jas. Meneghan, a wealthy artner, and was presented to him by is sister, Mrs. Dinan, wife of tho liv- ryman, on tho death of her husband. The Rock Rapids Reporter tells that 'rank Brainard, the Milwaukee con- .uctor who ejected Mr. R. M. Church rom a train at Worthing, S. D., out of vhlch several law suits have grown, las now been discharged by the corn- any. An Eldora youth smoked 1,000 dozen f a popular brand of cigarettes and ent the empty boxes to the manufact- rers,- having been told he would re- ieve a handsome present in return. The reply he received was: " Send us nother 1,000 and we will send you a offln." A statement was recently published y a Mason City paper to the effect that learners were being run on Spirit lake, he boilers of which were entirely un- afe and unfit for service. Gov. Boies mmediately sent a query to the officer whose duty it is to inspect the boilers f all steamers plying the navigable waters of the state concerning the matter. A reply was received saying hat the report was entirely without oundation; that all Spirit lake steam- rs had been inspected and certificates ssued and that the steamers now in use are entirely safe. Aurelia, Cherokee county, where a >ank failed last week, was all torn up jver an incident in connection with the he closing of the bank. The residents if the town had raised $110 with which iO celebrate the Fourth, and the treasurer of the local committee had depos- ted the money in the bank a day or wo before it closed its doors. It was claimed that it had been deposited in an envelope for safe keeping and had never been put on the books of the bank. The bank was in charge of Col. ). F. McCarty, state bank examiner, who decided to give the money to the )eople to make merry with as they md intended. The people of the ,own felt worse about the threatened .oaa of that Fourth of July money than they did over the failure of the bank. _ The Cedar Rapids board of health is :ollecting evidence as to the quality of water supplied the city by the water works company preparatory to bringing suit to compel the company to furnish pure water. Samples of the water tiave been sent to the state board ol iealth for chemical analysis, and the result of this and other evidence already at hand will show a bad condition o: affairs. _________ The little town of Minburn, with only 200 inhabitants, gave over $200 in cash to the Pomeroy sufferers—over a dollar From each man, woman, and child in the place. Fort Dodge gave $6,000, and its citizens were among the first on the ground after the storm, and rend* ered every possible aid to the stricken people. _________ Buren R. Sherman, formerly govern or of this state, has become so impoverished by the failure of an insurance company in which he was interested that he is totally without means and is now what is known as a " floor walker' In a big dry goods house. Sells Bros.' circus showed at Forest City last week, and Bro. Platt says in the Summit: The army of pickpockets plied their profession industriously all day in spite of the police and the pri vate detectives belonging to the show, We have the names of seven or eigh persons who lost either purses or gold watches in the circus tent, and there are doubtless other losses of which nothing was said. Sells Bros.' show has the reputation of having the wore gang of thieves in its wake of any ag gregation on the road, and it certainly maintained its reputation while at For est City. __«______ One of the finest revenue cutters in the service is being built at Dubuque and will be known as the William Win dom, in honor of the deceased secretar of the treasury. What makes the com pletion of the cutter of special interes to Washington is the fact that it is t be stationed there and will cruise be tween there and Baltimore. Whe ompleted the cutter will be taken own tho Mississippi river to Key West nd then turned over to the government. Her dimensions are as follows: length over all, 171 feet; length ex- reme on water line, 160 feet; depth of iold, 13 feet, 5 inches; draught, 6i feet; isplacement, 412 tons at the draught lamed. The Windoin is expected to maintain a speed of 14 knots an hour, he will be fitted out with all modern mprovements and will be a small man- f-war with rapid firing guns, several vator-tight bulkheads, etc., and will be welcome substitute for the antiquated ruwford, which will be disposed of Isewhere. The oiTcers of the steamer vill bo one captain, three lieutenants, i chief engineer and two assistants. A row of between 40 and 50 men will be Carried. _______ Ottumwa had a bad fire last week. The Mori-ell Pucking company's ware- ouse burned, entailing a loss of half a nillion dollars. The fire caught from lectric wires. A. S. Benton, who owns a farm near Preston on which there is a mortgage, eceived a blank from the census do- tartment asking for particulars. Ho efused to respond, but instead sent a etter to the department telling them to mind their own affairs. Benton's Inter was forwarded to the federal au- horities in Iowa, resulting in his arrest. Commissioner Armstrong held him in the sum of $300 to await the ac- ion of tho federal grand jury. The Mason City races were declared off last Friday on account of continued rainy weather. This was expected to mve been the greatest meeting on the flason City course. Sac City has been selected by the educational committee of the Episcopal diocese of Iowa for the establishing of ihe Northwestern Collegiate institute. At an early hour Monday morning ire destroyed the livery barn of Carr & Busby at Webster City. The barn con- aincd 13 head of horses,-six of which vere consumed, together ;with the en- ire stock of buggies, harness, whips, •obes, etc. The blacksmith shop of •reo. Frame, adjoining, was also completely destroyed. The plow shop of i. P. Christiansen, and the pump and wind mill establishment of Geo. Shaw, were badly burned. Three Things. World's Fair Excursion. A series of special day coach excursions for people desiring to visit the world's fair at Chicago has been arranged for. The tickets provide for continuous going passage commencing date of sale, and for continuous return passage from Chicago. "Continuous passage" means that no stop-over privi- ege will be granted. The tickets will DO good in sleeping cars or parlor cars. The rate for the round trip from Algona to Chicago and return on selling dates below specified will be $13.75. Sell July 17, return coupons good July 21 to 28. Sell July 24, return coupons good July 28 to Aug. 4. Sell July 31. return coupons good Aug. 4 to 11. Sell Aug. 7, return coupons good Aug. 11 to 18. R. F, HEDRICK, 17t3 Agent C., M. & St. P. By. The Algoim Tub Factory is prepared to furnish butter tubs in the following sizes: 20, 30, 40, and 60 pound at all times; also water tanks, either round or square, and cisterns. A wooden cistern coated with tar will last in the ground 20 years, and the water will always be clean and soft, and the cistern is not liable to crack from frost, as a cement cistern often does. Patronize home industries and help build up the place in which you live. Now Try This. It will cost you notbing and will surely do you good if you have a cough, cold, or tiny trouble with throat, chest or lungs. Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds is guaranteed to give relief or money will be paid back. Sufferers from la grippe found It just the thing, and under its use had a speedy and perfect recovery. Try a sample bottle at our expense and learn for yourself just how good a thing it is. Trial bottles free at L. A. Sheetz', Large sizes 50o and one dollar. 3 Specimen Cases. S. H. Clifford, of New Castle, Wis., was troubled with neuralgia and rheumatism, his stomach was disordered, his liver was affected to an alarming degree, appetite fell away, and he was terribly reduced in flesh and strength. Three bottles of Electric Bitters cured him. Edward Shepherd, of Harrisburg, 111., had a running sore on his leg of eight years' standing. Used three bottles of Electric Bitters and seven boxes of Bucklen'8 Arnica Salve and his leg is sound and well. John Speaker, Catawba, O., had five large fever sores on his leg; doctors said he was incurable. One bottle Electric Bitters and one box Bucklen's Arnica Salve cured him entirely. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. 8 Two thousand dollars to loan in small amounts on short time at Skinner Bros. Excursions to the World's Fair. On Mondays, July 17, 24, 31, and Aug. 7,1893, the Chicago & Northwestern railway will Bell excursion tickets to Chicago and return at reduced rates. Tickets sold for these excursions will be good in coaches and reclining chair cars only, and will be good for return passage leaving Chicago only on either the fourth or eleventh day after date of sale. Do not miss this opportunity for visiting the f randest exhibition of the century, or tickets, time tables, and full p tioulars apply to agents Chicago Northwestern, rail way.-17t8 In which the Opera House Grocery leads: 3utter, Coffee, and Canned Goods, Look at This. Leather Nets - $4 to 4,50 1,60 to 2 Mesh Nets Covers, Dusters, Etc, Look over my goods before buying. 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. JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quioh sale.. OFFICE OYEB ALQONA STATE SANK, FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to ^ fears at 1 per eent. We are making. LOANS ON REAL ESTATE par- Running from i to 10years, with privilege of $ioo 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. OFFICE OVER JAS. TAYLOR'S STORE, ONE DOOR EAST OF P08TOFFIOE, Hoxie & Branson, FARM LOANS. Qured the agency of the New England I am time m

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