The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1893 · Page 1
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f H ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1893. VOL, XXVIII--NO. 21* Choice Butter, Canned) Goods, f Coffee, LEADERS THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS, H O H IE m M. Z. GROVE & SON. Large Assortment of- Lace Curtains, Opaque Shades, Curtain Poles, Carpets, etc., Bishop John J. Henuesy will, about the middle of September, receive the archbishop's pallium at the hands of Cardinal Gibbons. .The ceremony will take place at Dubuque and will be attended with great pomp and magnificence. The music will bo under the direction of Mrs. Hay and will be very fine. The choir will sing " Ecce Sacer- dos" as the procession enters the church and Gounod's "Masse Solennello" during mass. "The Railroad Question; a Historical and Practical Treatise on Railroads and Remedies for their Abuses," by William Larrabee, late governor of Iowa, has just been given to the public by the Schulte Publishing company of Chicago. It is a handsome volume of 488 pages, carefully indexed, and bear- as its frontispiece an elegant steel portrait of the most courageous and practically useful governor this state has had since the war. The title page bears the motto "Salus populi suprema lex," and opposite the copy wright inscription in fac simile of Governor Larrabee's well known scrawl are the words, " To the members of the twenty- second general assembly of the state of Iowa, to whom our people are indebted for their wise and efficient railroad laws, this book is respectfully dedicated." The volume contains chapters on "History of Transportation," "The History of Railroads," "History of Railroads in the United States" "Monopoly in Transportation," "Railroad Abuses," " Stock and Bond Inflation," "Combinations," "Railroad Literature" (two chapters), "Railroads and Railroad Legislation in Iowa," "The Interstate Commerce Act," "TheRate Question," and "Remedies." The appendix gives tables and statistics. The state pharmacy association shows 550 members in the state. Finley Baptist church, culminated in a big sensation, Rev. Mr. Crawford asking in the district court damages to the amount of $15,000 for slander. After the action of the council, Rev. Mr. Crawford and his church withdrew 'from the Baptists and joined the United Brethren, building a new church. He claims that Rev. Mr. Williams and George A. Thomas, a traveling man, who is included in the petition, have written letters charging immorality, forgery, perjury and obtaining money under false pretence, and that when ho was a delegate recently to the waterway transportation congress at Lincoln, Nob., these men had written such letters containing such charges to all the prominent Baptists in that city. Rev. Mr. Williams is away from home taking his summer vocation, but as ho is a brisk religious lighter the contest will be for the extermination of one or the other. Langdon & Hudson, Leaders in C. B. Jewell, the Kansas cloud burst- er, endeavored to bring rain down at Muscatine. A thousand ncres af watermelons and sweet potatoes on Muscatine island are btidly in need of rain. Scores of citizens and island farmers are witnessing the efforts with great expectations. Mr. Jewell operates continually from the time he begins until a rainfall is produced. The apparatus he is using produces about 5,000 cubic feet of gas an hour. Groceries. Flom. New Stock, Low Prices, Free City Delivery. A -Highest Prices for Country Produce. Just received by . L BALBBMTH & CO. HIGHEST GRADE GROWI fcCHASE&SANBOHN ^ JAPAN. ' 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. The State University gets over a freight car load of specimens from the Bahamas from its expedition. An exchange tells of two subscribers to a certain weekly journal, who wrote to ask the editor his remedy for their respective troubles. No. 1, • a happy father of twins, wrote to inquire the best way to get them over their teething, and No. 2 wanted to know how to protect his orchard from the myriads of grasshoppers. The editor framed his answer upon the orthodox lines, but unfortunately transposed their names, with the result that No. 1, who was blessed with the twins, read in reply to his query: "Cover them carefully with straw and set fire to them and the little pests, after jumping in the flames a few minutes will be speedily settled." No. 2, plaugued with grasshoppers, was told to "give them a little castor oil and rub their gums gently with a bone ring." Richard Van Houten, who has lived for the last six years with his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Bettingill of Jefferson, Tuesday morning experienced an extraordinary return of the powers of hearing, which physicians say is explainable on no scientific ground whatever. He is an old gentlemen, 84 years of age, and for the last half dozen of these years he has been as deaf as a storied adder. No sound, not even the loudest thunder, has caused the slightest sensation of hearing in his brain. His hearing facility has been pronounced dead. The surprise of the household may be ira- magined when the old gentleman announced, Tuesday morning, that he could hear the clock tick and repeated after his daughter a sentence she had just uttered. Local physicians offer no explanation of the phenomenon. iH il'iH.v/.-.j • Now for the Ladies. I have an elegant line of perfumes, toilet soaps, and hair brushes. }OME AND SEE, The friends of the late member of the supreme court of the United States, Judge Miller of Iowa, are having his portrait painted and will present it to the historical department. ON THE BIGHT TBAOK NOW. Tom Dennett Goes Hack oil Democracy and Will Have No More of It—What Ho Stiys. Tom Bennett bus renounced the democratic faith, and makes the declaration publicly that hereafter his sympathy and vote will be with the republicans. He furthermore says this change of heart is not the result of any sudden conversion, but tho outgrowth of studious reading of the newspapers with a view to getting at the truth. Mr. Bennett is an .Englishman, born and raised on British soil. He saw England struggle for existence under a protective system, and prosperous with free trade; but it has only lately occurred to him that what was good for England was not necessarily the proper thing for America. It is more than likely that the democracy's uncertain attitude in the present financial trouble has had its effect in determining him, but this is by no means the prime cause, as he himself says. We felicitate Mr. Bonnett on his change of heart, and can assure him that he will find friends in the republican ranks who will welcome him_with open arms, no matter what tho price of beefsteak may be. He is to be congratulated on having, even at this late day, seen a great light and cast his fortunes with the party of progress. In his particular case it is not in the nature of a deathbed repentance, for there is no immediate prospect of his passing to the etherial hence; but there as something about it suggestive of the old couplet that 11 While the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return." PBETTY GOOD LUOK. The Bruiison Boys Close up the Show Season with Money Ahead—a Good Record for This Year. Glenford's Uncle Tom's Cabin company closed up business for this season at Hopkinton, near Davenport, last week and W. J. and Glen. Brunson, G. N. Cady, Geo. Kuhn and Charley Walker are all homo. They had a good run until a little over a week before they separated and then the hard times came in so effectively that they took warning from the eight companies that had broken up in Iowa already, and quit before they were compelled to. In talking about their trip Glen, says they have had lots of experience, and made good wages above all expenses. So they feel very well satisfied. He says that if this year had been like last they would have come out away ahead. There was some talk of reorganizing for the county fairs, but the boys will give this up unless there is a sudden change in the financial state of affairs. They will also give up all idea of putting a repertoire company on this winter unless there is a change. And as this is unlikely they have no present 'intention of doing anything. They have been engaged in packing away their ontfit, which will be ready in case they decide to reorganize. 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. T. JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quick sale.- OFFICE OVER ALGONA. STATE HANK. FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to 7 Years at 7 per cent. We are making. LOANS ON REAL ESTATE Running from I to 10 years, with privilege of $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, Hoxie & Branson. STUDLEY, The New Druggist Williams only has $24,000 up year for the Independence races, this 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 years' time at the lowest possible rate, with privilege of partial payments before due. Office over Chrischilles' store, Algona. S. S SESSIONS. 0. L. LUND. J. J. RYAN [Successors to 0. L. Lund—Established 1880.] EEAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to the readers of THJS UPPER DBS MOINBS that we have extraordln- facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands in northern Iowa, g*JJ« lav**? who wish to dispose of Ihelr property to can on us at our office in Algona, or to correspond ;t£ vs. J^As soon as spring opens we have a large number of customers from the eastern • - ^ a ready to come out and secure a Piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rfttes.. We_be : The Sheldon Mail hears that a Lyon county farmer's wife was asked by two stalwart tramps not long ago to provide them a square meal. It was a hot day and the good woman set out a cold lunch for them. This they did not relish to their satisfaction and asked for hot coffee or tea. The farmer's wife objected to making & fire to provide the desired warm drink, because the weather was so warm. The tramps insisted that she should. The woman thereupon stepped into an adjoining room, from which she emerged an instant later with a revolver. She told those tramps to "git" or she would make it warm for them in that way and they got out and away from there in a jiffy. ________ The bad blood which was stirred up a couple of years ago by the action of the Baptist council in Ottumwa passing derogatory resolutions against Rev, Mr, Crawford, then the pastor pi the The Keystone Watch Case Co. of Philadelphia, the largest watch case manufacturing concern in the world, is now putting upon the Jas. Boss Filled and other cases made by it, a bow (ring) which cannot be twisted or pulled off the watch. It is a sure protection against the pickpocket and the many accidents that befall watches fitted with the old-style bow, which is simply held in by friction and can be twisted off with the fingers, It is called the HUNTER & M'ENROE, First-Class New Livery, Feed, and Sale 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 hand- llnu colts, and break them into kind ana gentle drivers. Will also BOARD HORSES TH»$W and give them the Best of care. Giving our personal attention to the business, patrons can rest assured we will do our best to please them. GEO. HUNTER, Manager. •ad CAN ONLY BE HAP with «*«<! b« »rlng th»lr tr*4f m«rk— Sold only through watch dealers, without e*tr» charge. Asfc 38y jeweler foj or send $9 th$ manufavvfti^, This house has been thorough!} refitted and refurnished, and i now prepared to accommodat 1 the traveling public, NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL. TATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. —District Court In and for Kossuth County. To all whom It may concern: Whereas, on he 7th day of August, 1803. a paper purport* ig to be the last will and testament of S. I. 3 lumley, late of said county, deceased, was led in my office, and by me opened and trab- Icly read; and the llth day of October, 1893, ppointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the court, at the October erm thereof, then to be held, as the duly exe- uted last will and testament of the said S. I. 'lumley, deceased, at which time all persons nterested may appear and show cause why he same should not be admitted to probate, Dated this 7th day of August, 1893. V B. P. OBOSB,' sots Clerk of the District Court. NOTICE OF PKOBATE OP WILL, ,TATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. —District Court in and for Kossuth County. To all whom It may concern: Whereas, on ihe 24th day of July, 1893, a paper purporting o be the last will and testament of Uriah W. latch, late of said county, deceased, was filed .n my office, and was by me opened and pub- .Icly read; and the llth day of October, 1893, appointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the court, at the October ;erm thereof, then to be held, as the duly executed last will and testament of the said Uriah W. Hatch, deceased, at which time all persons interested may appear and show cause why the same should not be admitted to probate. * Dated this 24th day of J" 1 18t3 Clerk of the District Court. SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE, Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as special administrator of the estate of S. I. Plumley, late of Kossuth county, Iowa, deceased. All persons in any manner indebted to §aid estate will rnafe immediate payment to tne undersigned; and those having malms against the said estate will file them with the clerk of , the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa, as provided by law, duly authenticated, fojp j|jg t _. k*»te Q a e tw« TO flw °J. Augus^ Aj^wfla BP

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