The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 1, 1893 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1893, YOL, XXVIII-NO* 82. If you want to make a shilling go the farthest in buying your winter supplies, be sure to take it to the ! Vi to spend it. Our stock is constantly increasing in size and variety, and our prices are an additional attraction for your shilling. M. Z. Grove & Son. Galbraith's -New Goods Are In Our Fall stock is now in, and we have a complete line oi all kinds of Dry Goods, Carpets, Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks and Jackets and in Dress Goods we have an elegant line. In Clothing for men and boys we still have a small stock on hand which we are closing out cheap. We have a larger stock of Shoes than ever before, nearly all new, all of which we will sell at the lowest possible prices. . L. GALBRAITH & CO. I Am nere. Mou? In the dark unless you come into the open light to see my new and neat stock of Drugs, Perfumes, and Sundries. Try me. The New Druggist. If you Are in Need of Velvet, Body Brussels, or Tapestry. Ideal 3-ply or 2 -pty Carpet, wove, mixed, or cotton Carpet, come to the Grange Store and see the big lot of new samples you can select from, MADE READY TO LAY without extra charge. As to the QUALITY of our goods we refer you to over 500 persons in this and adjoining counties who have bought of us. —THE GRANGE STORE. JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quick sale. from 5 to 7 «t MADi FORGED A CHECK FOR $150 A Smooth Professional Run Down Af tcr a Lively Chase by a Bail* way Conductor. He Now Languishes in the County Bastile, to Be Dealt with by the Next Grand Jury. County Attorney Raymond was called to LuVerne Friday to prosecute a clev er forger, who now is keeping company with the wolf scalp man in the county jail. Thursday afternoon he presented a check for $150 at Hanna's bank, signed by the grain buyer, W. L. Niver. B. W. Hanna paid it, but BUS pected something and went over to Nlver's to investigate. As soon as the forgery was known he telegraphed to the conductor of the train the man had gone on, and at Thor both got off and had a race for it about the depot, the conductor coming out ahead. The first search showed only $40 and it was supposed that an accomplice had the balance, but when Mr. Raymond ar rived he told the man that they should cut his clothes up to find the money il necessary, and he thereupon gave in and produced the balance. It had been carefully spread out under the lining of his coat all through the back. The man refused to say anything at all and the justice bound him over in $500 bonds and he was brought to Algona to await the grand jury. The forgery was very clever and the man is evidently an accomplished scalawag. He approached Mr. Niver first and under pretense of wanting his address asked him to sign a paper. Mr. Niver was cautious and took a rubber stamp and put his business card on the paper. Failing here the man evidently came to Algona, for the next thing was a letter to Mr. Niver signed J. L. Jones from Algona asking about prices 'or 500 bushels of wheat. Mr. Niver answered and signed his name. It is assumed that with this the man used iissue paper to trace the letters and so to reproduce them on the check. In any vent the forgery was perfect, for no one could detect it after seeing Mr. diver's real signature. The prompt detection by Mr. Hanna and the vigorous foot race of the railway conductor, who had hard work to catch the man, will undoubtedly result n landing a professional crook in the Den, where he belongs. Smothered By Gas. Fred. Miller of Plum Creek was called ,o Dubuque Saturday by a telegram announcing the death of a nephew by accident. At the time he did not know vhat had occurred, but the particulars have since appeared in the papers. It appears that Mr. Miller's brother, a vealthy Dubuquer, and his son had _ono to Chicago for the fair, and in lotne way failed to turn oil the gas. The Inter Ocean says: "John Miller and his son Lewis of Sast Dubuque, 111., came to see the air, and their neglect to see the gas vas properly turned off before retiring n-oved fatal Thursday night to the ion, 20 years old, and nearly so to the athor. The two Millers, in company with friends, reached the city Thurs- lay evening and engaged rooms at losing's boarding house at Blue Island and Oakley avenues. They retired to iheir rooms at an early hour and in the morning Harry Thill, one of the >arty, after finishing his breakfast went to the room occupied by the Millers to see why they had not appeared, ["he room was filled with gas escaping rom a half'open jet. Medical aid was it once summoned and it was found rhat the young man had been dead lomo time, but that the father was still ilive. The latter is gradually improv- ng and it is thought he will recover, ["he elder Miller is a farmer 50 years Id." THE MASKED BALL. The Cleverest and Jiest Acted Comedy Ever Given In Algona—Schilling's Minstrels Monday Evening, The most clever and amusing farce- Comedy ever given in Algona was " The Masked Ball," last Thursday evening, by Chas. Frohman's company. Al- hough "Gloriana" was as well re- ,eiyed in the cities last spring and as ivell spoken of, the humor of it was not as apparent. The dialect parts of the Russian count and of the cockney oachman in " Gloriana" were not learly so pleasing as the plain English if "The Masked Ball," and the eitua- ions were not so laughably absurd. Slothing more ridiculous could be con- :eived than the complications in this ilay, and it is little wonder that it was o phenominally successful on its first reduction in New York. The acting throughout was better ban any company has given here, un- ess it was the "Gloriana" company. very part was in good hands and the •junior of every situation was brought ut by the delicate and refined interpretation. The success of all plays of he kind depends on the ability of the actors, and the continuous laughter which began with the opening scene ,nd closed when the curtain was rung own on the last, spoke for the appreciation the audience had of the artistic work that was done. Miss Genevieve leynoldsas "Madame Poulard," and ?hadeus Shine as "Joseph Poulard," ss Marion Young as " Suzanne Blon- let," and Charles Coote as " Dr. Blondet," made a quartette that is not excelled anywhere. While the audience was large, it wag not at all such an audience as the pla and the prices warrajoted, A. bo«8S would ijpt m,or§ sured such a troupe in coming, and considering what shows have taken the people's money In years past, it is sing ular that a seat was left unsold. The total receipts would not pay what the opera house company guaranteed Janauschek, Ida Van Cortland, or any oi the best companies, to say nothing ol expenses. The patronage of the Heywood concert was equally unprofitable, and that was equally deserving. It would seem that the public would pre fer occasional entertainments of high merit at city prices, than to go oftener to inferior barn storming shows. But unless the patronage is very much more liberal than was extended Thursday evening, no first-class attractions can bo put in at the present scale of prices for seats. The Next Attraction. The Schilling minstrels come next Monday evening, Oct. 6. One of our citizens from Janesville, Wis., lately clipped the following notice from his Daily Recorder of that city: The days of a good minstrel show are not yet oyer, at least that was the unanimous verdict of the audience at the Myers grand last night when Chas. E. Shilling's company made their first appoarancp in Janosvillo. It is seldom that a minstrel company presents a programme in which every act is a good one, but that was what Schilling's minstrels did last night. The setting of part first being a representation of "King Solomon's Court," was very pretty. Part second opened with a piece entitled "Jerry Hart's Idea of Black Tragedy," by Messrs. Ward, Dickon, Hart, and Norris, which was quite laughable. By the way Jerry Hart is a great all-around minstrol man. He works in plenty of good local hits, and is as good as they make. Evans in his Indian club manipulation astonished everybody. He is cer- iainly a wonder. Harry Ward in his monologue act kept the audience in the aest of humor, and the Narragansett quartette in solos, ducts and quartettes were very pleasing in their specialty, "My Cousin's Return from Europe." They all have good voices. Joe Gomes, the second tenor, has almost a falsetto voice. Sharp and Flat gave thoir original sreation, "Trouble in the Music Store," .n which they introduced various musical instruments, and they could play on all of them. The feature of the evening was the Hobson family, consisting of a father and two sons. They Derformod some almost impossible feats ind they were applauded to the echo. It was one of the best acrobatic acts )ver seen in the city. Mr. Schilling ins a company that he need not fear to take into any city, as they are all right, Helps for Hard Times. Christmas presents for nothing—hand- somo and valuable ones, too. This sounds good these hard times, and ,he problem seems to have been solved by ,he Weekly Pioneer Press of St. Paul, vlinn. An examination of their extensive jremiuni supplement, Just issued, shows u arge and tempting assortment of elegant n'omiurns offered to subscribers. The premiums are all sent post paid and are guaranteed to bo as represented. The Pioneer Press is one of the best weekly papers in the country and has a arge circulation. Send postal card for free sample copy and jremium supplement, to " The Pionoer ^rcss," St. Paul, Minn. HIUNKENNESS, OH THE L1QU011 HABIT, Jurcd at Homo in Ten Days by Administering Dr. lliilncH' Golden Specific. It can be given in n glass of boor, a cup of loffee or tea, or in food, without the knowl- idge of the patient. It is absolutely harm- ess, and will effect a permanent and speedy euro, whether the patient is a mod- irate drinker or an alcoholic wreck. It has been given in thousands of cases, and in every instance a perfect cueo has followed. t never fails. The system once impregnated with the specific, it becomes an utter im- mssibility for the liquor appetite to exist. Jures guaranteed. A 48-page book of par- .iculars freo. Address the Golden Specific 'Jo., 185 Kaco street, Cincinnati, Ohio. iAlIED TOE SEAS 38 YEARS, One of His Experiences, For thirly-oltfht.years Capt. Loud followed tin; win, most of that time us master of a vessel, iincl iiijon retiring from the water was ap- jolMtt'd by tiiu Socrottiry of the United Stat&s I'roiisury (o superintend the seal fisheries in Alaska, which position he held five years. He relate.* one experience 'is follows: "For several years I had been troubled with oncTiil nervousness and pain In the region of niv Imurt. My greatest aliliction was «loi'ple s-ii.'ss; it was almost Impossible at any Imu to obtain rest and sleep. Having seen )r. Miles' remedies advertised I began using Nervine. After taking a small quantity the jenolit received was so great that I wasposl- .Ivoly ularmed, thinking the remedy con- .aliiisd opiates which would finally be injurious to mo; but on being assured by the druggist that it was perfectly harmless, I coutln- icd It together with the Heart Cure. Today I cun conscientiously say that Dr. Miles' Be- storatlve Nervine and New Heart Cure aid nore for me than anything I had ever taken. '. hud been treated by eminent physicians n New York and San Francisco without beu- flt. J owe my present good health to the udlclous use of these most valuable remedies, uid heartily recommend them to all amlcted nc F wna *'—Tlai\t A P T.m'iri nnmnnan. Me. m _ _ ieni Me. es' Restorative Nervine and New O are sold by all druggists on a positive Kuar *e. or by Pr. Mflls Medical Co., Elld as I was."—Oapt. A. P. Loud, Banr ~ ."-•«-. , 8tl V g XQJ. vlBQ .ran '*& . :ud.. on receipt of price, It per bottle, or e« >9ttles for K, express .prepaid- Th - ey are dangerous drugs. Lamp Goods .OF ALL KINDS. Water Sets, Chamber Sets, Glassware, AND CROCKERY. All new and the latest patterns, at Langdon & Hudson s. We will Sell Lower than the Lowest. We will Meet All Competition. Heating Stoves, Hard and Soft Coal. AT John Grove's, Cook Stoves AND Ranges We will Save You Money in these Hard Times., Minnesota Linseed Oil Co.'s Paints. Cutlery of all descriptions. Guns and Revolvers. Granite and Galvanized Ware Ideal Oil Stoves. Glidden Barb Wire. We sell the best of everything in HARDWARE! Columbian Flour Sifter. Nickel Coffee Pots, Nickel Tea Pots, and Nickel Tea Kettles. Syphon Oil Cans. Husking Pins and Gloves. Scoop Shovels and Bushel Baskets—at John Grove's. -A.3ST OIS3DBIS Fixing the Tenns of Court for the Several Counties in the Fourteenth Judicial District of Iowa for the Yours 1804 and 1805. It Is hereby ordered that the terms of the district court In the several counties of the Fourteenth Judicial district of Iowa shall be begun and holden at the several times herein specllled, viz: 1891. Duena Vista, at Storm Lake, January 8, March n, August !JO, October 22. Humboldt. at Dakota City, January !)0, April 0, September 10, November 10. Clay, at Spencer, February 1U, May 8, September 24, December 11. Pocahontas, at Pocahontas, January S, March 20, September 17, November 5. Dickinson, at Spirit Lake, January 20, May 31. October 15, December :>. Emmet, at Esthervllle, January 15, April 10, August 21, October SO. Palo Alto, at Emmetsburg, February 13, April !10, August 17, November 13. Kossuth, at Algona, March 5, May 21, October 2, December 10. 1805. Buena Vista, January 7, March 4, August 10, October 21. Humboldt, January 20, April 8, September 0, November 18. Clay, February IfJ, May 7, September 23, December 10. Pocahontas, January 7, March 25, Septem- 10, November 4. Dickinson, January 38, May 20, October 14, December 2. Emmet, January 14, April 15, August 20, October 28. Palo Alto. February 11, April 20, August 20, November 11. Kossuth, March 4, May 20, October 0, December 0. And it is further ordered that of said terms of court the judges of the district will hold the several terms within below their respective names in the following table, to-wit: LOT THOMAS. Buena Vista Humboldt Clay Buena Vista Pocahontas Humboldt Clay Dickinson Emmet Palo Alto Pocahoutas Kossuth Buena Vista Pocahontas Humboldt Clay 1804. January... January.. February . March March.. April .. May,... May August August September October October .. November November December. 1805. January... January.. February . March March April May.... May — August, August . September October October November November December. . 7 .20 .12 . 4 .25 . 8 . 7 .20 .20 .20 10 . 1 .21 . 4 .18 .10 CiEO. H. CAKB. Pocahontas Emmet Dlckiusou Palo Alto Kossuth Emmet Palo Alto Kossuth Duena Vista.... Humboldt Clay Dickinson Emmet Palo Alto Dickinson Koesutn 1804. January..., January.... January..., February . March April April May August — September September October October November. December. December. 1805. January... 15 January. 10 April January.. February. March Livery and HUNTER & M'ENROE. We have leased the barn south of the Tounant 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 handling colts, and break them into kind and gentle drivers. Will also BOARD HORSES BV THE WEEK, 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. I will sell you better FLOUR and other mill products for Jess money than you can buy else<? where, or no money. Every sack warranted and delivered. J. J. WILSON, April. May August.. . September . September 23 October ....14 9 October.... 28 12 November .11 3 December.. Z 10 December.. 9 in witness whereof we, the undersigned, the Tlioi'iiioii This house has been thoroughly refitted and refurnished, ancj is now prepared to ftcc the traveling public. 0, W. M'MURRAY,

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