The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 27, 1893 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 27, 1893
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JLJjtfcj'Vf ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1893. YOL. XXYIII-NO, 40, A Few Things Left. We have sold large quantities of goods for Christmas, but now it is over we still have some that you are sure to want. Everything in flour, as graham, buckwheat, rye, corn meal, and wheat flour, good potatoes, all kinds canned goods, everything substantial to make a hard winter comfortable. Luxuries are not quite all sold, and you can get just what is needed at the S New Goods Are In, Our Fall stock is now in, and we have a complete line oi all kinds of Dry G-oods, Carpets, Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks and Jackets and in Dress Goods we have an elegant line. In Clothing for men and boys we still liave 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. Wool Boots, German Socks, Horse Blankets, Warm Shoes^ Fur Robes, AT . S. STOUGH'S. When looking- For a cook stove or range remember J handle the.,.. , Garland Also Heath & MilUgan Paints, Iron and Wood Pumps, Please call and get prices and look my stock over. G-, R, WOODWORTH BEAD, Ie Expired Suddenly in Chicago Last Saturday Morning—Heart Failure the Cause. A Well-known Merchant in This Section for Many Years—Death of Mrs. J. B. Jones on Saturday. George R. Wood worth died suddenly n the Briggs house in Chicago Satur- ay morning. He had been in Algona ,nd Bancroft for several weeks -bud vent to the city last week Tuesday to ompleto arrangements with the crecl- tors of the Simpkins & Co. firm to ake the stock and pay them off. When 10 left hero Col. Sponcor, assignee of he stock, was to go in if ho was needed. Vednesday Mr. Spencer received a elegram to come and also Thursday. Thursday evening he started and spent 'rida.y with Mr. Wood worth visiting he various firms interested. Once during the walk Mr. Woodworth com- ilained of being short of breath and tsked to stand a minute and rest. Nothing was thought of it at the time, ut after the coroner's jury returned a verdict of death by heart failure, it was ecalled. Geo. W. Skinner.of Bancroft ivas with them part of the time, he raing in the city on business. In the iftornoon Mr. Woodworth was not eeling well and towards 4 o'clock Col. Spencer called a cab and had him aken to the Briggs house, where he vas soon put to bed, and where Col. Spencer left him hurriedly, having niroly time to catch the Northwestern rain for home. The next heard here n Algona was a telegram Saturday ifternoon that he had been found dead ho following morning. Probably no mnouncement was ever more unexpected or caused a greater shock. Mr. Woodworth was known to nearly everybody in the central and north part of iho county, a.nd in a general way ho vas acquainted all over this part of the jtate. He came to Algona in May, 800, and opened his store around on Dhorington street. Then at the time jf the Milwaukee depot excitement he went there and erected the east third of what is now Boardman's creamery, at. a cost then of nearly $6,000. The our years of grasshoppers ruined business there and ho moved back to the Building where Gocders' store now is ind until 1883 rented there. In that year ho built tho fine brick Gpeders iow owns. A few years later ho sold ,o Mr. Goeders and took his stock to Bancroft, selling it out there and buy- ng land at the beginning of tho boom, making during these late years very successful investments. The past year has spent in Chicago. Mr. Woodworth was born in 1843 in Orleans county, N. Y., being only 60 years of age at his death. When 10 fears of age he went to Jamestown to clerk. In 1802 ho and his brother, tome, went to FaribauLt, Minn., and went into business, where they were successful. An attack of inflammatory rheumatism kept him shut up nearly a voar and they sold out and returned to ew York. There he was married to ertrude Hatch, who survives him, and came to Algona, and his brother ciimo to Webster City. Two children wore born. Rome was superintendent of the Stevens threshing machine exhibit at tho world's fair, and sold 1C outfits in Europe, which W. H. Mullica of Algona spent the summer in setting up, and is one of the most promising young business men in tho city. '~eorgo is still in school. Everybody who knew Mr. Woodworth will regret his untimely end. He was genial, sociable, and friendly in his personal intercourse, shrewd and cautious but fair in his business dealings, a lover of homo and a quiet domestic life, the intimate companion of his children, a man whom everybody enjoyed stopping to chat with and who made life pleasanter for all who came in contact with him. It is in memory of a year of clerking under his tuition back in 1876 and frequent associations since that THE UPPEB DES MOINES pays a tribute to the uniform courtesy and thoughtfulness for others which marked his private life. A cross or rough word never passed his lips undei any provocation. Ho expressed his views in a Bmilling manner or held hie peace, and while the many unpleasanl and disheartening experiences of his later years loft visible traces on him they never robbed him of his genial and friendly manner. His death will bring a feeling of regret to many homos in Kossuth, and recall many incidents of early times. May he rest in peace will be tho wish of all. Mrs. J. IJ, Jones. The lingering 1 sickness of Mrs. J, B Jones, note of which has been made for several weeks, culminated iu her deatl last Saturday at her home in Des Moines. The funeral was hold Sunday afternoon there and the remains interred in the Des Moines cemetery P, E. Smith went from Algona to at tend. The physicians in Algona had told Mrs. Jones that she had a cancer and as soon as she arrived at her new home she had it operated on, but i was too late and she sank rapidly. Shi clung to life tenaciously, however, am was only resigned at the last to th inevitable. Mrs. Jones was the daughter of A Burlingame, who came to Algona along in the early seventies and had charge of the McCormick machinery business being at one time general agent. Sh taught music for a time and was very successful, and was married to Mr Jones in July, 1876. Shortly afterward they moved to Prairie Lawn farm in Cresco, where for many years Mr Jones devoted his time to breeding shorthorn cattle, and where be ma<|e one of the best stock farms in norttiern, A few yeajre agp be klgona. and a few months ago Mrs. ones followed her husband to Des VIolnes, where he had fitted up a Peasant home. Two children survive heir mother, John and Jennie, twins low 16 years of ago. They and their ather will remain in Des Moines. Mrs. ones was a little past 60 years of age. Many friends of the family will regret ler untimely and sad death, and will oin in extending their sympaty to the emalnlng ones In their time of sorrow. PANMALT coffee, one pound packages nly 15 cents at W. F. Carter's. "CLUB HOUSE" maple syrup, sold y Langdon & Hudson.—4012 THE best dried poach for a shilling n town at tho Opera House Grocery. GEO. L. GAt,i3UATTH & Co. always •ceep a big stock of shoes of all kinds at he lowest prices. BUY canned goods at the Opera louse Grocery. PEBSONALJflOyEMENTS. Gardner Cowlns returned from Wash- ngton Friday. F. A. Cady came over from Spencer or Christmas. S. S. Sessions goes to Des Moines to iegin work Monday. Chester Call came home Thursday rom his school atGrinnell. Miss Anna Hamilton came from Des Moines for tho holidays Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Will. F. Walker are at lome for a two weeks' holiday visit. Miss Ada Smith Is home from her chool at Stlllwater for the holidays. Mrs. M. W. Reason of Spirit Luke is /isiting her sister, Mrs. C. D. Creed. Georgo Hoi-ton is home from his first erm at tho Minnesota state university. Howard Robinson came homo Siitur- ay from a lengthy absence in tho east. W. P. Jones spent Christmas at Orange City with Mr. Junkin's family. Miss Anna Jngham came from her chool work in Chicago for the lolldays. A. Wheolock, father of several well- aiown citizens of tho county, is over rorn Oregon for a visit. W. W. Wheeler came from Des Moines Saturday. Ho says they shall lot bo able to move before February. Prof. Dixson enjoyed a visit last week with a cousin he had not seen in 20 years, Geo. B. Campbell of New York. Misses Josio and Louise McCoy, Lulu ilarko, and Mattie and Maggie Hagard returned for vacation last week as noted. Guy Grove was called to Albion last vook by Iho death of Mrs. Grove's lister, a young lady about 19 years of ige. Mrs. Grove returned to Algona with Guy. RYE, buckwheat, graham, corn meal, ind wheat Hour at tho Opera House rocory. HOUSE and lot on State street for sale. Inquire of B. G. Hough, Irving,on, Iowa, or of Wm. K. Ferguson, at First National bank, Algona.—<10t2 PANMALT coll'oo, ono pound packages only 15 cents at W .F. Carter's. KEEP up with the crowd and do youi juying at John Grove's hardware. THY Pan malt coiToo, only 15 cents a pound, at W. F. Carter's. Quickest llouto to California. If you desire to attend the Midwintoi Fair at San Francisco or to visit any part of California, and wish to make the trip in tho quickest and most comfortable manner, bo sure that your ticket reads via tho Chicago & Northwestern, Union Pacific, and Southern Pacific railways. Palace drawing-room leaping cars leave Chicago daily and run through to San Francisco via Council Bluffs, Omaha, and Ogden withoui change, in three and one-half days, al' meals en route being served in dining cars. Tourist sleeping cars, offering an exceptionally favorable opportunity foi making the trip in a most comfortable and economical manner, are also run and completely equipped berths can be procured by passengers holding eithei first- or second-class tickets, at a cos of only $4 per berth from Chicago (01 $3 per berth from Council Bluffs 01 Omaha) to San Francisco and othei California points. Variable route ex cursion tickets and first- and second- class one-way tickets are now on sale via the Northwestern line at extremely low rates, For tickets and full infor mation apply to agents of Chicago & Northwestern railway.—30t2 LADIES' and misses' jackets in all the latest styles: also new stock of dress goods at Galhralth's. Go to F. S. Stough's for your felt boots and socks. A GIRL for housework wanted J, Skinner's.—39 at N Holiday Excursion Hates. For the Christmas and New Yea: holidays, excursion tickets on the Chi cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway will be sold from Algona to station within a distance of 200 miles at a fan and one-third for the round trip. Tick ets to be sold Dec. 23, 24, 25, 30, and 31 1893, and Jan. 1,1894, limited for eon tinuous passage in each direction, auc for going passage commencing on date of sale, with final return limited up U Jan, 3,1894.—36t5 FOB real estate time loans at the verj lowest rates, make inquiry at the Kos Selling at Cost. <c> That is what we are doing on our stock of Overshoes, Overs, . . Felts, . . Rubbers, . \ And All Foot Wear. Our prices before you buy. Langdon & Hudson. OLIDAY GOODS &M«ferf&ft< SMfeteJ. (K&> Hi "-'-1 The Grange Store, in addition to its usual Holiday assort- « ment of Fancy China and Glassware, has added a splendid new line of \ Japanese Goods. This ware cannot be intelligently described, You -'; must see it to appreciate its beauty. No matter -j whether you wish to purchase or not, we shall be *,'; pleased to have you call and examine them, \ The Grange Store. ; I Am Here. In the dark unless you come in^ to the open light to see my new and neat stock of Drugs, Perfumes, and Sundries. Try me. Studley, The New.Druggist.

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