The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1893 · Page 5
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• Httite TH3JS XJPPER DE8 M01NE8; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1893, out of We have sold our lease and store fixtures to 0. W, Hayes of Albert Lea, Mr. Hayes to take possession January 1st, 2^OOO jOf Suits, Overcoats, Underwear, Caps, Hats, etc., will be thrown on this market to be sold in less than thirty days. IT MUST BE SOLD. PRICE WILL DO IT. JpTothing will be reserved. We have no place for the goods, as we have sold out at Blue Earth City and Aniboy. ======== We will Turn the Store Over to the People. We will make the most astonishingly low prices ever made on first-class clothing by anyone in America. &':,'_ ffhe'Stock Must Be Sold by Jan. 1st you miss this sale you will miss the greatest opportunity of your life to clothe yourself and boys for less money for first-class merchandise than Iyer'before known in the clothing trade. It will pay you to leave all other business and come direct to the New England. Don't hesitate; come at once. KAILWAT TIME OAEDS. Ihicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. | LOCAL TKAINS WEST. j. 7 depa: is at 8:3p a m to. 0 departs at 4:20 p m iJTrelghCs that carry passengers— 1.83 depa-Is at 11:55 am i.71 departs at 0:15pm TRAINS BAST. . 2 departs at 10:12 a m o. 8 departs at 5:38 p m Freights that carry passengers— 0. 78 departs at., ll:00pm o, 04 departs at 1:45 p m if B. F. HEDBICK, Agent. t- Chicago & Northwestern Railway. forth— __jited. ... Bass. freight. 8:18 a m 3:S3 pm South- Pass 2:40 p m Mixed 6:07pm 10:00 a m Freight .... 10:00 a m KPass. arrives at Cntcago at 7 a in; arrives at Des Moines at 8:15 p m. Lv. DOS M. 2:30 a m ~Ilxed connects with flyer and arrives at CM to at 8 a. m. P. H. VBSPEH, Agent. THE CITY CIRCUIT. The Opera House grocery has a new '.vertisement. 'Supper at Congregational church to- lOrrow evening. ' Supervisor Ben Smith has had a two- weeks seige of the grip. The mercury observed Thanksgiving by going down to 16 below. G. W. Skinner of Bancroft has been out in Montana on business. H. B. Hallock is in charge of the { Burt Monitor and starts out well. 'j; , Marsh Stephens is reported to be ,wearing. a new stiff hat since election. One of our merchants said yesterday ithat his sales for November were as large this year as laat. Chase & Sanborn's coffees are discussed by W. F. Carter very entertainingly in this issue. A fan, two handkerchiefs and a lace scarf were left at the charity ball and can be had at this office. 1 R. N. Voorhies has been quite sick for some weeks. Ho will go to Chicago as ' soon as he is able to bo about. Enough snow has fallen to make ' sleighing good in town, but it is reported not so good in the country. A union meeting of the American 1 Bible society will be held at tho Baptist church next Sunday evening. The Riobhoff boys sold their horses Saturday and had some fine ones on the street. The prices were not high. The Robinson & Norton livery and feed barn havo an advertisement this week. They are good men and will keep a good barn. Letters are advertised for TIeinerich Baumgartner, A. L. Brunson, F. Howard, Esq., Henry Hudson, Theressa Stiels, Ollie Taylor. Marriage licenses have been issued to W. H. Raney and Flora Stoddard, J. L. Moore and Mrs. P. J. Hill, R. Gabriel and A. E. Kegley. D, A, Haggard reports high prices for everything except hordes at all his fall sales, Ho says tho demand has been good at all of them. Rev, Davidson's Thanksgiving sermon is highly praised by those who heard it. On account of the cold day the attendance was not large. Court meets next Monday, Judge Carr presiding. The promise is for an interesting session and several new and curious suits are on the docket. Nels Johnson has rented his barn back of Heise's to Nate Robinson and Henry Norton for a year, and says he is going to the old country to visit his folks. The music at the home dramatic was furnished by Miss Elva Foster of Ada!:Who is visiting with her aunt, Mrs. Will Naudain. She will visit through the winter. * A little daughter is reported at the borne of Geo. W. Pangburn in Elmore. She arrived Tuesday and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rice of Plum Creek are now grandparents. The district grand lodge of the Good Templars is to meet at Algona Feb. 9-11, next. Tbia is a big gathering of tjb^e order and will be an important §vent for Algona. . Geo. M. washin Johnson, who swallowed slowly. His mouth and throat aro well again but his stomach is far from in its normal condition. He can eat but little and is unable to more than be about. Postmaster Starr's term expires Jan. 8, That is only four weeks away, Who will succeed him. Is it Bro. Hin< chon, or D. S, Ford, or C. E. Heise, or C. D. Pettibone? The Social Union club meets next Friday evening. Miss Jordan will read a pap_er, Miss Bello Tellior will give a recitation, and Rev. Dorwurd an address. There will be music. Rev. Dr. W. Jackson of Iowa City 'will preach at the Episcopal church next Sunday morning and evening. An effort is being made to secure him at Emmetsburg as resident pastor. The Algona orchestra played for a Knights of Pythias reception at Spencer last week. August Sterzback says that it was a very large and stylish par ty and that they had a most enjoyable time. Two of the finest diamonds ever brought to Algona were received by E. G. Bowyer last week. They were a little over two carats each and very clear, fine stones. Mrs. J. G. Graham of Bancroft gets them. J. E. Mclnroe has sold his half interest in the livery barn to W. M. Strang and the new firm is Hunter & Strang. Both are excellent business men and will keep the business right up. They have good rigs for rent all the time. The Burt Monit9r says: Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Marble and Mrs. Levi Toothman have been at Hampton the past week attending the funeral of their niece, Miss Maud Marble, a sister of Miss Ella who visited here a few days ago. Algona shooters fared pretty well at the Burt shoot last Wednesday. Mel- y.ar Haggard got four turkeys, Guy Taylor three, Dr. West three, and J. W. Wadsworth two. John G. Smith, Chas. Smith, and Frank Chandler were up with tho party. Geo. E. Clarke informs us that the Milwaukee company will have tho suit brought by Jos. Thompson on account of his injuries removed to tho federal cou>'t and it will then be tried at Fort Dodgo. This will bo an interesting case and a number of witnesses will be called. The ta:: salo Monday was a very per.cnble affair in tho forenoon, but in the afternoon tho war began and nearly all tho taxes were paid for an acre or loss. It was quite the usual thing 1 to pay ta.ves for tho 1,000th part of tho tract sold. The salo included considerable land. Tho Elmore Eye says that a number of students of the Winona Normal school were suspended for parting their hair in the middle. Wo would advise them to come to Algona. They can part their hair any way they ploaso at tho Algona normal so long as they have any brains under it. When Swea City was named the "city" was tacked on because there was one Swea already. Now that Swea is no more, the city should be dropped and the new town become simply Swea. It is a much prettier name, besides being the original name of the settlement up there. The Bodo debating society has been tackling the question: " Resolved, that the queen of the Hawaii Islands should be restored to her throne," The Gazette says: The latest dispatches from Washington say that Cleveland is awaiting the results of that debate with great interest and some anxiety. Ten shining ten dollar gold pieces from the matrimonial association were part of the valuable receipts of Dr. and Mrs. Rist at their wedding. Alf is the second of the ten to get a benefit and it has now been nearly two years since the boys organized. At that rate only half of them will get in under the five- year limit. Thos. Daily delivered the darkey deserter to the troops at Omaha and he has been fowarded to Fort Missoula. At Omaha they credited the story that he is the man wanted. It looks as though the $60 reward would be received, which is something even if the $1,000 offered by the express company did slip through. An important business change is the sale by Mr. Durdall of his clothing Albert Lea, Jan. J. Mr. Jf of a trader and getting a good bargain has taken it. His announcement in this issue speaks for itself. His successor will be given a cordial welcome. Drs. Garfield and Kenofick go to Lu- Verne today to testify as to the character of the drinks captured in the raid on the Wolf hole in the wall. The beer they tested had five percent, of alcohol, which is pretty strong beer. We have not heard how the cider panned out, but there is no doubt that it also was well supplied with that which intoxicates. The county teachers mooting at Bancroft last Saturday is reported as a very pleasant one by those who attended. The stormy day prevented many from, being there and the prevailing colds and grip many more, but a goodly attendance was out. The programme was carried out as published last week and some excellent papers and discussions resulted. A great alarm over the firing of guns Saturday night was felt in various parts of town. It turned out that Algona had adopted the example of Prairie and that a "chivaree" was in progress down at A. L. Rist's new home. About a dozen big blank cartridges had been shot when Dr. Morse drove in from a night trip in tho country and yelled in the dark, with good lungs, "Get out of there," and the injunction was promptly obeyed. Tho funeral of J, St. John was largely attended last Thursday in spite of the cold weather. As Rev. DeForrest could not be present Rev. Davidson conducted the exercises. A brother oi Mrs. St. John was present from Sleepy Eye, Minn., and it is reported that she will go there to live as soon as her affairs are straightened up here. Mr. St. John had a lot of outstanding accounts and all who were indebted to him should make it their business to settle them at once. Tho "Ticket of Leave Man," which was so well jjiven here Friday evening, is to bo presented at Bancroft tomorrow evening, and a goodly number aro planning to go up from Algona and Burt to enjoy a social time. Wo can uaranteo our Bancroft readers as good a dramatic entertainment as they havo seen lately, without flattering tho young people who take part. They will give an enjoyable and entertaining performance, as good as most of the travelling companies, Mrs. Fred Foster suffered a bad accident Saturday. She was carrying a pail of scalding water when she was taken with spasms of some kind and fell in such a>way as to badly scald herself. She was burned from her hips down, especially at the knees and feet, but only sldn keep and no serious results are feared, Jim Stacy was riding by and was called in by a little girl who was present and he at once got Mr. Foster and Dr. Pride. Tho doctor soon relieved her from spasms and soothed the burned surface, and she will be all right in a few days. The old Swea postofllco is now Eagle postofflce, and Swea City will doubtless get un office, which is badly needed. The Bancroft Register says: The post- offlce department has ordered the name of the office at Swea changed to Eagle Lake. There is a good omen in this for the people of Swea City, as it looks very much as if the authorities were proposing to establish a, postofflce at their town. Of course it would hardly do to have two offices of so near the same name, and as long as there is but one office in the neighborhood, it could make no difference, hence the only conclusion to be made is that the long-deferred boon is at last to be granted. The total receipts at the charity ball were $99 and the total expenses $39.50, leaving a net balance of $59.50. The ball was gotten up by the young ladles in the interests of the reading room but the receipts were so much larger than expected that the whole amount will not be turned to this account. They will invest $25 in subscriptions to leading periodicals for the coming year which will be put in the room. The remaining $34.50 will be given to the relief corps to be added to the fund for general relief. The corps has a soldiers' fund and general fund. The latter is for the benefit of all needy poor. THE NAME OF CHARITY. The Happiest and Most Successful of All the Season's Entertainments Was the Charity Ball. 1 The Ticket of Leave Man," by Home Talent, Was Put On Nicely, but Poorly Patronized. People don't like to practice virtues for their own sake. They seem to prefer thorn mixed with less altruistic ends. As some wise man discovered tiinq, and both won deserved applause. Their roles would have tried experienced actors and their success speaks for their hard work and natural aptitude. S. C. Spear revived memories of old- time home exhibitions and played the detective well, Miss Olive . Salisbury could not bo excelled in her part as a garrulous old lady, Miss Lizzie Wallace was likewise successful in her part, while Gep. Hamilton made a good Jew, Irving Dodgo a good waiter, and Guy Taylor a dignified banker. Much credit is due Mr. and Mrs. Bishop, who trained the company and who acted in leading roles. They nro very pleasant people socially, and uro capable actors. Mrs. Bishop's dancing was encored, and ho was applauded At, . i . . I-,. »vtiD «ui;uruu, tmu. uu wilb tim.Muuuuu their souls are easiest reached when heartily. The small attendance did their stomachs are actively and enjoya- not afford receipts that repaid tho work- All who know of such by reporting to the relief corps can secure assistance BO this, mjpney la^ts, 41^|pf " bly engaged. We drop a nickle in tho contribution box as though it were a five dollar gold piece, and then go to a church fair to vote a chair to the most popular man and throw in five dollar gold pieces as though they wore nickels. We contribute to churches and reading rooms and all benevolences with cheerful countenance so long as it is by the route of u good supper. Charity is the greatest of virtues. But direct charity is begrudgingly practiced. We want to be selfish oven in charity and connect it with something that amuses or entertains. To direct appeals wo give a dime and remark that charity begins at home and we must economize. But we go to a supper for charity's sake and add to the creature comforts of a good meal the consoling thought of our self- sacrifice and cheerful benevolence. We attend concerts for charity, wo go into raffles for charity. Wo dunce for charity. In fact since Saturday night it is safe to assume that charity and dancing form an irresistible combination, for tho largest, most enjoyable, and most enthusiastic social gathering of the season was tho charity ball. Tho music by the Marshall town orchestra was exceptionally fine, and Algona " had gathered there her beauty and her chivalry, and bright tho 'lamps shone o'er fair women and bravo men." And sweet charity is tho gainer by a goodly sum, which it is safe to say could not havo boon secured more easily or agreeably in any other way. The usual definite announcement had been made that tho music would begin promptly at 8 o'clock. And tho usual "unavoidable" delay occurred. But a step towards reform was taken, for by 8:80 tho music did start with a preliminary wait/,, and at 9 o'clock the grand march formed with at least 40 couples in line. This was tho pleasantest spectacle of the evening. The hall beautifully decorated with bunting' and evergreens and hung with mirrors, tho handsome costumes of the ladies, and the attractive evolutions of tho march, which had been planned by Miss Lonetto Wilson, all combined to make a picture not often excelled for beauty anywhere. After that tho usual pro- gramme was followed and until tho clock announced midnight the iloor was filled with merry dangers, except as they wandered to a well supplied table in one corner, where under the shadow of an immense Japanese umbrella coffee and sandwiches were served. Among those present from away were Miss Carrie Kamrar of Webster City, who visited Miss Edith Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Graham, Henry Simpkins and Thos. Sherman of Bancroft, and Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Buell of Burt. A party of 10 couples had planned to bo present from Eagle Grove, but Supt. Hughes was taken sick with grip about a week before. He was recovering and as late as Friday afternoon word was sent that the party would come. But Saturday afternoon he bad a relapse and the excursion was given up. Had it been any other than Saturday evening a large attendance was insured from Bancroft, but as they could not get home, most of them gave up coming. Home Dramatics. A small but appreciative audience was out Friday evening to hear "The Ticket of Leave Man" presented by home talent, and enjoyed one of the best entertainments of. the year. The was njrifte;. ,„ torjEWgb. and trouble, and tho people missed an enjoyable evening. BOWYER'S HOLIDAY DISPLAY. Now Goods Received Tills \Voolc aro Now oil Exhibition — A Complete Xilno. Since occupying both sides of his store room E. G. Bowyer has more than doubled his stock of jewelry, silverware, watches, etc., and enters the holidays with by far the largest line of goods he has ever carried. Eight show, cases besides tho shelves are full. In watches of all kinds and silverware the display is as fine as is seen in much larger cities. While a fine lino of aluminun goods, jewelry, gold pens and pencils, clocks, music, and musical instruments fill out tho stock. Bowyor enjoys each year an increasing patronage because everything he sells is as represented and reliability is everything in his line. Nobody should fail to soo his fine display for the holidays. • Health, Strength, Vitality. Never put aff a duty you owo yourself or another. Half tho evils of lite come from things deferred. If you are suffering from disease or weakness, do not wait but attend to it at once—today. Dr. Downing is a skillful and reliable specialist in tho treatment of norvous and chronic discuses. Ho luis cured many cases after other physicians had failed. He will bo at the Thorington house on Wednesday, Dec. 13, Consultation free. JUST received at Langdon & Hudson's, graham crackers, No. 2, and Sanitarium biscuits.-2712 DR. DOWNING treats all chronic and nervous diseases. Consultation frco at tho Thorington hotel, on Wednesday, Dec. 13. LOST—A black and tan femnlohound. For reward address Allio Brown, Algona, Iowa.—87t2 Miss ELVA FOSTER is getting up a class of students in music. Sho is n competent teacher of experience) and can bo found at W, E. Naudain's. Horso Shooing. I now have an expert shoer and can guarantee first-class work in horso shoeing. Bring on your horses; no matter what kind, roadsters, draft, or any other kind. I can fit you out to your entire satisfaction. 37t2 J. H. McNALL. CALL on F, S. Stough for yourarctics. SEE the bargains offered at the Opera House Grocery for this week only. TRY the peeled wheat flour at Langdon & Hudson's; nothing equal to it for making light wholesome gems.-37t2 Want Ice or Water* If you want a nice load of ice or water, leave your orders at H. J. Winkle's hardware store.-87t2 EIGHT pounds good oat meal for 25o at the Opera House Grocery, this week only. _ _ CALL and see my horse blankets before buying. F. S. Stough. OVERSBOSS and. ggUtegs at PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. J. J. Wilson goes to the coast about the middle of tho mon.th. Miss Cramer spent Thanksgiving at Mason City with old friends there. Martin and Anthony Bronson and I. N. Gay started Monday for California. Mrs. Guy Grove is at Albion on a visit with her parents. She will be gono a couple of weeks. Mrs. Parmaleo, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Rey. Davidson, returned to Chicago Monday. Will Bronson camo down from Minneapolis Saturday for a few days. Ho likes his job on the street railway. L. 0. Smith started Monday for Canyon City, Col,, called by the sickness of his father. He is not expected to live. Mrs. Geo. Galbraith is homo from an extended visit in Chicago, Janesville and other cities in Wisconsin and 111- nois. C. W. Van Cise, who was Univorsal- ist pastor in Algona at one time, but who gave up preaching on account of ill hqalth, was in town Monday. He lives at Council Bluffs and is much stronger than formerly. IF you have any disease or weakness consult Dr. Downing. Ho is a reliable specialist, devotes his entire attention to treating obscure chronic diseases and nervous troubles, and has cured thousands of cases which had baffled tho skill of other physicians and specialists. Do not wait until your case becomes incurable. Consult the doctor at the Thorington hotel, Wednesday, Dec. 13. AT tho Normal and Commercial School of Algona tuition in all regular courses is reduced to 90 cents a week paid by tho term: Commercial Course, or Shorthand $1.85 per wook, by the term. Board, furnished room, fuel, and light ojly §2.50 per week. Best of facilities Tor commercial work and particular attention given to tho Common SoJioo'l FULL account of tho outline: affair at, tho Opera House Grocery will bo found in another column. BREAKFAST flakes, breakfast foods, Quaker oats, wljoaten grits, farina, etc., at Langdon & Huclson's.-37t2 Do you need a fur robo? If so call on F. S. Stough. LADIES' and misses' jackets in all tho latest styles: also now stock of dross goods at Galbraith's. HE euros when Bothers fail. Dr. Downing cures chronic and norvous diseases. Consult him at tho Thorington liotol, Wednesday, Doc. 13. NEW stock of carpets, portiers, laco surtuins, at Galbraith's. BEGIN tho year 189-1 right by enrolling- on Monday, Jan. 1, in tho Normal ind Commercial School of Algona.-80t3 WE are closing out our stock of slothing at big bargains. Geo. L, Galbraith & Co. FOR real estate time loans at the very .owest rates, make inquiry at the Kossuth County bank. W. B. CAREY has a few dollars to loan at less than usual rates on chattel security .-33t4 Go to F. S. Stough's for your felt boots and socks. JAN. 1, the second winter term of 14 weeks opens at the Normal and Commercial school of Algona. This is al' most the only school of the kind having a term beginning immediately after the hoHdays.-36t3 »o you Want a Well f I will put you down a bored well and guarantee water or no pay. 36t3 E. T. BUBBANK. L. GALBBAITH 4 co. always p % big stock of shoes of all kinds, at lowest prtQes.

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