The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 2, 1893 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 2, 1893
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. X- IT HANGS IN THE BALANCE The Skinftcr Consulship Still Shroiuled in the Densest of Gloom— Little that is New to be Told* Mr. Skinner Says He is on Top with a Big T, while Local Dems. Refuse to Be Comforted. t1PPJ5fl MS MOtNESjAMO^TA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1893, of the r ?inarkable tales of Nothibg has developed during the past week to clear the mystery connected with the Skinner consulship. It is still claimed that J. J, Richardson denies having written any letter to Mr. Skinner at nil. or that Mi'. Skinner has any chance for the appointment. But Mr. Skinner has the letter and is confident that he cannot be hoaten. In answer to the statements made by H. C. Shaver in tho State Leader Mr. Skinner has secured the following endorsement from hia Bancroft fellow citizens: t,M, < T 1 ,, enryi ' Shaver has caused to be published an article In the Des Moines Leader derogatory to the standing and character of our townsman, G. W. Skinner ™. thfe undersigned, citizens and busffi men of J-mnerott, brand each and 'every SSiEM '" S S id letter <wthe blackest o? falsehoods; and wo, the undersigned, petl Won the appointing powers to confirm G. W. Skinner as consul to Venezuela. (Signed), T. M. Ostrandor, voterinarv surgeon; ,<r A. Winkel grain dealer ' ' r ,-""--"« of a Nihilist," „.. „«„.„, production of great power; "The Atta%??'« •£ wond ,erfnl story from the Polish, and a Hungarian election comedy. A humorous watering-place sketch by Geraldine Bonner; a charming love story by "The Duchess;" a blood-curdling ghost story by Gu^de Maupassant; an ideal rural sketch oy Henri Grevill; and a very funny incident by Fernand Beisser, are a few of the many attractions. Democratic Silver Meeting. J. B. Thompson of Osceola was appointed a delegate to the free silver meeting now gathered in Chicago. He wrote the following reply: OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 22, 1893.—Mr J SA*I if or ? tary and Treasurer Central Bi-Meta ic League, Des Moines, Iowa- Dear Sir: Your printed circular letter of the 18th inst. and certificate of admission into your American bi-metallic league convention to be held In Chicago Aug. 1, all received. Some one has made a great mistake in having me appointed as a delegate u« m _P, 1 , arke count y, as I am not in this "light." .The republican platform adopted at the Minneapolis convention, June 10,1892, will toll you my views about finance—gold, silver and paper, every dollar must be as good as any. Parity value of the two metals, and paper dollars as good as silver or gold You want silver men in this county, '-Irre- (Empnf.Mrn r\f rtn**t.» n Aiif_i.i _*. _ «•*' *, WILL BEAT THE The Coming- Teachers' Institute Prom ises to Pnt All Previous Institutes in the Shade. Preparing for a Three Weeks' Session- Some Able instructors Will Be With Us. ot Weather Literature. n , ,, • «one, lmp s C. Brloholtz, restaurant; M. H. Haun hardware; H G. Simpkins, cloth: A& ! /'iA Cam Pkell, hardware; Nick Arend, boots and shoes; C. E. McLauzh- Ita generaLmerclmnt; li N. BrueiV lum- 8. S. contractor; J. C& . . Freeh insur li vv 11 llnrna • i> n/f r~\ tir i A 4 *• * J-'t f v illiUuio I \j t iM, (J, ^V ill t*5i*a T^I T) « (~l T.Brigham, hotel; Boettscher'& Zander' «^^BS?s^r/ttffl! 'er; S. Ziokert, restaurant 1 H ;. butter maker; Ed. Anderson, c cashier; i. Johnson, P. G. All will concede that this is a substantial answer to the Shaver letter, and that it will have weight, if the appointment is to be made. The Courier, which has been looked to to make some statement about the case, has preserved a studied silence. It does not even mention the trip of J. J. Ryan to Washington, which probably has something to do with the matter. It does not speak cither for those who are said to be lighting Mr. Skinner. Under these circumstances republicans have to look on the struggle from the outside and without much real information as to what it is all about. If the Algona democrats really have any knowledge that Mr. Skinner will not bo appointed or know any reason why he should not be, why is 'it not mudo public? Mr. Skinner mid his Bancroft backers are outspoken in their position. Why should the opposition boon the still-hunt order? THE MONTH'S MAGAZINES. . Scribner's Magazine for August is, as usual, a fiction number, containing six short stories, five of them illustrated, and instal- ments of two short serials by Robert Grant and Harold Frederic. This idea of a fiction ?,?o mberJwaa flt<st realized in Midsummer, 1889, and it has proved one of tho most popular features of the magazine. In it have appeared an unusual number of short stories which have become famous, several of them having been tho beginning of the na Uonal reputation of well-known authors Inis year the writers of short stories are• Thos. Bailey Aldrich, H. C. Bunuer, Sarah Orne Jewett, Howai-dPylo, W. H. Shelton and Grace Ellery Channing. ,, uiuu OIAY^I. uitm iii tuia county jpectivo of party affiliations, etc." ThisTs the way democrats talk in order to draw republicans into their democratic traps. Your Chicago convention will be in the interest of the democratic party and you want to get as many republicans into your trap as possible. J The style, or firm name, of your convention should be " American Bi-Metallic Democratic league." I am afraid the democrats in Iowa will forget to keep up their fight on prohibition, as they see a better chance for their success this fall in the " league" business. Jjast rail the democrats wanted a " change for the sake of a change"-now they have got it in great shape. Yours respectfully, J. B. THOMPSON. Unpopular Pension Policy. PORTSMOUTH, Ohio, July 80.—Secretary Hoke Smith was hung in efflgy by the enraged citizens of Rome, a little town of Adams county, 20 miles from here, Saturday night. A number of pensions have been suspended before. The climax was reached when the pension of J. L. Reed, a veteran of the Eleventh Illinois cavalry, aged 83 years was dropped. Mr. Reed had seryed four years and five months and his pension was his sole support. When he received the news of his suspension he became a raging maninc. The aroused citizens, led by John Furnier, a democrat, proposed to hang Smith in efflgy. Saturday night over 1,000 people, irrespective of party affiliations, assembled to participate in the ceremony. It was intended to burn the president in efflgy also, but wisercouncils prevailed. A platform was erected on the public landing and several speeches were made. After a procession had marched through the town, headed by a brass band, the efflgy was hanged and afterwards burned. Cheap Rates to the Fair. Prom Aug. 1 and until further notice excursion tickets for the world's fail- will be sold from Algona by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway to Chicago and return at $13.55.— 19t8 The annual teachers' institute begins a three weeks' session a week from Monday, and unless all signs fail in dry weather, it will be one of the best and most largely attended ever held in the county, and , Kossuth has something of a record in the institute line already. In talking with Supt. Reed he expresses confidence in a full attendance, and is doubly sure that the corps of instructors merits it. Most of them are known to the teachers, but Mrs. Lucia Gale Barber is new to them. She comes with high recommendation from the Chicago press, and was secured at the Spirit Lake chautauqua. Prof. Davidson is also a new teacher, also highly recommended. Among the lecturers, and the list is a long one, no one will be welcomed more heartily that Prof. Will. H. Barclay. Mr. Barclay has not been in Algona for many years, but his residence here when he was president of the old Algona college and also pastor of the Methodist church is not forgotten, and he will be received with open arms. His appearance will be at the Methodist cnurch Thursday evening, Au°-. 24, and Miss Lizzie Wallace will be on the evening's programme with a recitation. State Supt. Knoepfler will speak at the Baptist church Thursday evening J« e week proceeding, Aug. 17, and Miss Maud Cowan will appear at that time with a recitation. The state superintendent has never been in Algona and his coming will be of interest to all instructors. The chief lecture of the course will be given by Jahu DewittMiller, Thursday evening, Aug. 31. Supt. Reed says that no eulogy on the speaker or on his address will more than do it justice. His subject is "The Stranger at Our Gates," and the discourse is of a patriotic character. With this lecture Miss Edith Clarke will appear with a recitation. The formal opening comes Tuesday evening, Aug. 15, and at that time Prof. Stoner will lecture on "Rapid Calculation." The exercises will include an address of welcome by Mayor Call, teachers' response by Mi'ss Mildred Taylor and pupils' response by Ruth Reed. Mrs. Lucia Gale Barber will respond for the instructors. It is always a pleasure, when one goes out to do the marketing for the day, to find a store where everything is fresh, clean, and inviting, We keep ours that way because it pays to do so, In other words, there's money in it Ours is The Largest, The Coolest, The Finest.. Grocery House to be found in the northwest. Don't forget these things-they are important, They make you feel better, look better, and act better -in short, they exercise a sort of moral influence that you can't afford to be without. PRICES ABE ALWAYS RIG-HT New State Bank Block, Algona, Iowa. Altogether every indication is that this meeting will be one of great interest and profit to the teachers and to the general public. BUET'S NEW OHUKOH. W. F. CARTER. TO CAMP AT SIOUX CITY. Company F Will Strike Out Next Saturday Morning- for the Annual Encampment. They Go in Excellent Shape This Year- Will Take a Short March, and Have a Good Time. Tho'midsummor holiday number of the Century magazine contains, in addition to articles on yachting- and camping out, a number of papers relnting to foreign travel and art, tho opening; mio boing- a unique description of " Fez, the Mecca of the Moors," by Stephen Bonsai, the newly appointed sucretary of legation to China. Xlus paper is a graphic description from 03 ^ r J° n «; hl th 9 holy city of —---- "««.." *wf,*wu. vYuiuu it it) nu\v practicable to reach within two weeks of New York, it has a special interest for the tour- 18ts - ++++ In the city series now running in St. Nicholas, President D. C. Giliuun describes Baltimore for the August number. As might be expected ho is inclined to consider the city from tho point of view of an educator and consequently gives especial attention to the groat libraries and universities that bid fair to wrest from Boston the name of Modern Athens. The article is is oxcellently i Notice. I have now in my possession one red and white, spotted cow, impounded according to the provisions of Ordinance No 5 of the City of Algona, which I will sell to the highest bidder for cash on Saturday, Aug 13, 1893, at 1 o'clock p. m., at the southeast corner of court house yard, to defray the expense of impounding, keeping, and selling. Algona, Iowa, Aug. 1,1893. . A. F. DAILEY, City Marshal. A witty writer has said that life would bo endurable if it were not for the mouth of August. Romance provides tho best pos- ble means for making one forget tho discomforts of the dog-day sens.™, its August issue being a model" Midsummer Number." "Get Up." Don't expect your horse to hurry until you have domj-your part. If your wagon is poorly greased, the more he hurries the faster both horse and wagon will wear out. World's Fair Excursion. . A series of special day coach excursions for people desiring t.o 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 privilege will bo granted. The tickets will be good in sleeping cars or parlor cars. J.he rate for the round trip from Al<*o- na to Chicago and return on selling dates below specified will be $1375 Sen July 17, return coupons good July 21 to 28 Sell July 24, 'return coupon! 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 lo. -._,„ A B. F. HEDRICK, 17t3 Agent C., M. & St. P. Ry. MONEY loaned at six per cent, per annum on real estate or good personal security, or on life insurance policies On real estate loans we give long time on easy payments. Farm loans a specialty. Loans can be paid at any time. Local and county managers wanted. Address the Bankers' Loan and Invest The Corner Stone to be Laid Saturday-Some Other Church Motes. To the Editor: On Saturday, Aug. 5, at 8 o'clock, p. m., Rev. W. A. Black will lay the corner stone of the new M. E. church. There will be appropriate services arid an address by Rev. Black. Also remarks by Rev. Bagnell and others. The corner will be a very unique part of the superior foundation that is now being layed. It is to be donated by Mr. Hall of the marble works of Algona. It will be artistically arranged with a box for the deposit of relics of different kinds and the inscription " First M.E. Church of Burt, Iowa, 1893." This service merits a large attendance and a cordial invitation is extended to all. The lawn will be seated and lighted with torches. Presiding Elder Black will hold quarterly conference at Burt, in Marble's hall, on Saturday, Aug. 5. at 4 p clock p. m. and on Sunday the following, will preach and administer the .Lord's sacrament. The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church will give an ice cream social at the residence of Mrs. W. M. Stockwell, this week, Wednesday evening and afternoon. All are invited. The pastor, S. E. Baldwin, organized a strong and promising Sunday school u £ nton a week a £° Sunday and at the Grange appointment 18 were baptized, among whom were some of the most highly respected citizens in the vicinity. At Dr. W. T. Bourne's new barn a Methodist social will be given this week, time indefinite, but expect Friday evening, Aug. 4. There will be ice cream and of course everybody will come. Those who are willing to turn out Saturday morning in time for the early Milwaukee train west can see Company F in full war apparel march to the de'- pot and start for the annual encampment at Sioux City. They leave at that time between 30 and 40 strong with Capt. Haggard in command, accompanied by Dr. Morse as regiment surgeon, C. B. Mathews as hospital steward, and Eugene Tellier as company cook. The Mason City company joins them here and both go to Hull, where they march some two milus to the Sioux City & Northern depot and with the Hull company reach Sioux City in the evening. Considerable interest will be felt in this encampment here as the rifle contest will determine whether our boys are to hold the fine silver cups they won last year. Both have been on display at Bowyer's lately and have been shipped to Sioux City. One of them is for the best s<jore at 500 yards. If our team gets this again they hold it for good. The other is for the best record at 200, 300, and 500 yards and this has to be won three times. Five men from each company contest, and the Company F boys have been spending some time the past week in practice. The The full team has not been decided on but Walsh, William, and Ward will be three of the five. In the local practice the boys have been shooting for the Company F medal. Witham holds it at present. The boys go out with their uniforms in good shape and in pretty good marching order. They will 'hold a good rank in the regiment. Col. Cooke expects to go over some time next week. THE JOHN PAUL LUMBER GO. SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSOM. Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALGONA, IOWA. Handles the best of all descriptions of V\J\JL JLllJli Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of anything J rom a picket fence to the very finest residence, WE MEET ALL COMPETITION. Come and give us a chance to figure your bills, and we will prove to you that what we say is the truth. SALTING OATS FOK BUST. It Should Be in Kvery Honse. J. B. Wilson 371 Clay street, Sharpsburg Pa., says he will not bo without Dr Kine-'s New Discovery for consumption, coughs and colds; that it cured his wife,' who was threatened with pneumonia after an attack of la grippe when various other remedies nod S ?H? 8 ¥ ttn8 hftd done her no good. Robert Barber of Crooksnort Pa o aims Dr. King-s New Discovery has done AheVSd Is the horse's friend and his master's metid. It saves labor for one and money for the other. It's the slickest grease you ever saw. Sold by all dealers? Electric Bitters. This remedy is becoming so well known and so popular as to need no special S t on. All who have used Electric Bitters sing tho same song of praise. A purSmed M^t '? 0t f^ lst ' -, ai ' d lt i8 e«a?anteed to do all that is claimed. Electric Bitters will euro all diseases of the liver and kidneys will remove pimples, boils, salt rheum and wm H a - ffecti °V 8 ^ 86(J b y im P«re Wood; will drive malaria from the system and prod nnvn* K t ^ el \ M u° ure aU ^ala/ia! fevers; for ?£« t° h1 °? da . c ? e< <5? n8ti P atl cm> ana indigestion try Electric Bitters. Enliro satisfac- t on guaranteed or money refunded. Price 50o and one dollar a bottle, atSheetz.' 5 Two thousand dollars to loan in small amounts on short time at Skinner W|S, ° IT when y° uh »ve paint- The Experiment Unfortunately Well Reported — Every Indication that Salt AV111 Help Small Grain. Some weeks ago THE UPPER DES MOINES had a note about an experiment Mr. Hart intended to try on his oats. He was to put a half barrel of suit to the acre on part of the field to see if it would have any effect in preventing rust. He sprinkled the salt, but an accurate report of the experiment is difficult to give as he has been confined to his house for four weeks by sickness, and the harvesters did not give the matter close attention. But Mr. Hart says that the reports brought to him indicate that the grain that had been salted was greener and stood stronger than in the other parts of the field, and he is satisfied that there is something in the theory worth investigating. The salt costs only 50 cents an acre, and if it will do any good it will soon be in general use, for each year shows u more or less injurious bliffht on small grain. In his field Mr. Hart had ground ploughed in August as well as ground ploughed late in the fall, The difference in the crop was very marked Summer ploughing will give a verv much bigger yield of all kinds of crops. you will receive four copies "of Wwfl»naton, containing matter of speoTafiu ^^MgRjawe* wfflSfe inter- A iioaious jeaopnant. An amusing instance of elephantine pride is told by Baker. The elephant which usually led the state procession of a rajah being sick, the magnificent trappings were placed on one which had up to this time occupied only a subordinate place. The animal, delighted with its finery, showed its glee by so many little squeaks and kicks of pleasure that general attention was attracted to it. Not long after another state procession was formed, and the previous wearer of the gold cloths, being restored to health, took his accustomed place and trappings, when the now degraded beast, imagining perhaps that he was being defrauded of his promotion, was with great difficulty restrained from attacking the leader of the parade —Pearson's Weekly. When MuHlo Was In HI Repute. The objection of the nonconformist conscience to musical instruments did not stay at organs, but was extended to fiddles and harps. The drum was almost the sole instrument which was not Babylonish and anti-Christian and could be heard with no uncomfortable scruples. Neither did that curious conscience object simply to the use of the harp and the fiddle upon the village green after the common evensong upon Sunday afternoons, but objected to them even upon the week days. To be a harper or fiddler was ipso facto 'to be a sinner. Any money earned by playing a harp or viol was the "wages of iniquity."—London Saturday Review. Soft B«a« for Invalids. beds are the modern sine qu» non of the invalid. Nothing can be more restful and comfortable to the sick frame than the relief from the bed fatigue which this invention affords. They are tick covered and readily inflated. The slightest motion alters the position of the occupant, and there is no euch thim? as a lumpy surface ~—•'-'-'•• ...» Time*. Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. ' YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, paper hanging, kalsomining, etc.? JAS, A. OBR IS THE MAN, tions and wall papering (from Philade'- 1 -'— latest fashions in a»nmm.. 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 before =THE GRANGE STORE, DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? 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