The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 3, 1894 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 3, 1894
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'M ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUAKY 3, 1894. VOL. XXYIII-NCX 41. f,' r fe- 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 SL hard winter comfortable. Luxuries are not quite all sold, and yoti 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 of 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. T PATnHATVn 8, ffl , L, ImLDnAlliiauU, * ARCTICS, Wool Boots, German Socks, Horse Blankets, Warm Shoes, Fur Robes, F. $. STOUGH'S. When looking- §f For a cook stove or range, remember I handle the Garland, Also Heath & Milligan Paints, Iron and Wood Pumps. Please call and gfa prices and look my stock over. THEIR LAST DAY OK EARTH Next Tuesday is the Time Settled Upon for Slaughtering Kossuth County's Wolves. The Programme Would Indicate that Not One Will Be Left to Recount the Horrors of the Day. The great Kossuth county wolf hunt is on. Next Tuesday about 2 o'clock the immolation of the whole lupine tribe will occui' on the beautiful river bottom which lies between the Northwestern track and the river west of the Rico school house. A ring of bravo and determined heroes will close in on that plain from all quarters. They will drive before them jack rabbits, common rabbits, everything, and in one red burial heap up the slain. Among the lot will bo a healthy sprinkling of wolves if everybody does his duty. The wolves are in the field to be covered. If they are not caught the prowess of Kossuth sportsmen will go into a permanent and untimely eclipse. The Flans Made. The meeting at which all this was decided was held in the court room Saturday at 2 o'clock. At least 75 were present mostly farmers, who are in earnest about scurrying out the wolves. At first it was talked of making the hunt from Hurt to Iryington, but that was decided to cover too much territory. By vote the hunt was limited to the the territory between Burt and Algona. Harvey Ingham was elected chief bottle washer and superintendent of advertising. Then eight captains were chosen, each to command a squad, and to surround the field, which will be about four miles from the rounding up spot. This was selected whore it is because of the large level plain surrounded by hills from which a fine view of the carnage is possible. A finer ampitheatro could not be found any where for the bloody scene which is in store. When the Lino Will Form. The captains of the hunt are M. O'Rourke, Melzar Haggard, O. A. Potter, M. Schenck, E. P. Keith, A. L. Seeley, Thos. Kain, and A. L, Belton. All hunters' will appear along the line hereafter given and act as these men order. O'Rourke's squad will form on a line from the Milwaukee railroad'"bridge over the river east to the southeast corner of the old Walkley farm; Belton's squad will line from there northeast to the center of section 26 on the south line of O. Mclnroe's farm; Kain's squad will run north from here along the road to the center of section 11, the northeast corner of the M. L. Clarke farm; Seeley's squad will run from there northwest to the center of section 27 in Portland, the northeast corner of S. V. R. Mann's farm; Keith's squad will run west from there to the Burt township line oast of Burt; Schenck's squad will run on southwest to the southeast corner of the Frink farm; Potter's squad will run south from there to the southeast corner of section 21, the northwest corner of Zanke's north quarter; and Haggard's squad will run from there to the railroad bridge. The whole line will be about 25 miles. If there are 500 hunters there will be one every 10 rods at the start. If 250 hunters there will be one to every 32 rods. There should be enough to put a man every 10 rods or loss through the timber and creek valleys. Plan of the Hunt. The general march will begin all along the line at 10 o'clock sharp. If every hunter keeps in view the men on each side of him the ring will not be broken, and every man should be in place at that hour. The general gathering will be at 9 o'clock. O'Rourke's men will gather at Algona, Belton's at Frank Benschoter's and east on the line, Kain's at the P. Kain bridge, Seeley's at the E. P. Keith bridge and northeast on the line, Keith's at the river bridge east of Burt, Schenck's at Jim Andew's farm on Section 26 in Burt, Potter's at the Scotch school house and east on the line. Haggard's at Hobart and Algona. From the gathering places the captains will scatter the men and give them general directions. Each squad must keep in connection with its neighbors, and each squad must march so as to not get to the round up ahead of the others. If more gather at one place than are needed they can join the next squad, and hunters must assist in planning to make an even line. General Directions. No rides or revolvers can bo used, as both are dangerous, and the plan is to surround the game at close quarters. Shot guns will be used. If any squad don't see any wolves in front of it the chances are that the wolves are being driven in from the opposite, direction. If any hunter sees a wolf going into his hole it is his duty to go in after it. We hear on good authority that wolves don't go in their holes in the winter. Wolves hide in thick brush, slough grass, corn stalks, hay stacks, etc, A good way to start them is to use paper gun wads and shoot the stacks as you pass. A little vocal hilarity will also assist in keeping them moving. Each hunter must make a bee line for the center and not turn out for blutt's, sloughs, or other obstacles. The wolves will be in such places. There are plenty of wolves in the field to bo hunted and if none are caught it will be because these directions are not followed. A Final Injunction. Kossuth expects every man to do his duty. The eyes of twenty reporters will be upon you and if no wolf is ca,ught the retreat .will he more ignominous than it was at Minneapolis. It is hinted that when the wolves are surrounded they will make a break at some part of the line and that the hunters will run. No man of proper nerve will fly with- out first shooting a barrel into the approaching column. Must Be Taken Within Toa iJays. As good as sold: We have an A 1 t ilt-edge second mortgage bond for 1,200, duo in one year, that will pay 8 per cent, interest and 5 per cent, commission to the lender, making 13 per cent, for the year. The security is 820 acres of land in Kossuth county, with §4,000 worth of improvements, including two sets of farm buildings, as good as there are in the county. Inquire for particulars at Skinner Bros.' loan office. A MAN walked from Algona to San Francisco looking 1 for work, but found there ten men for every job. This evening he reached here on his return, having walked all the way back. He stayed over night with _ a friend, and when asked to lay off his overcoat he said: "I haven't enough clothing under that coat to hold a collar button; bri-t look at tJiofia shoes! I bought them of Cordingley and they are us good as new. I want to get one more pair before he sells out." ALQONA'S PUBLIC) LIBEAEIES, The Monday Club and Reacting; Room UoRlii the New Tear "With a Doom —Now Hooks mid Periodicals. With the new year the Algona reading room starts out with a desirable list of periodicals, and will open its doors Friday and Saturday evenings and all day Saturday. A long reading table has been put in and on it will be found Harper's Weekly, the Chicago Graphic, the Illustrated American, the Youth's Companion, the Ladies' Homo Journal, tho Arena, Romance, Review of Reviews, Midland- Monthly, McClure's Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and St. Nicholas, This is a list of periodicals that can be seen nowhere else, and everybody will find it pleasant to visit the room. NEW BOOKS AT THE POSTOFFICE. The Monday club ladies have added the following list of now and desirable books to their already fine circulating library, kept by MissDodd: Life, Letters and Journals of Geo. Ticknor, Vols. I and II. The Prince of Indin, by Lew Wallace. A Native of Winby, etc., by Sarah Orne Jewett. A Tillyloss Scandal, by J. M. Barrie. Tho Opinions of a Philosopher, by Robert Grant. David Balfour, by Robert Louis Stevenson. The Faith Doctor, by Edward Eggleston. Elsket and Other Stories, by Thos. Nelson Page. A Cilub of One, by A. P. Russell. Characteristics, Sketches and Essays, by A. P. Russell. The White Company, by A. Conan Doyle. Points of View, by Agnes Repplicr. Books and Men, by Agnes Repplier. Studies in Shakespeare, by Richard Grant White. Bonaventure, by Geo. W. Cable. Jane Field, by Mary E. Wilkins. Heather and Snow, by Geo. MacDonald. St. Elmo, by Augusta J. Evans. Standish of Standlsh. Betty Aldon, Dr. LeBnron, etc., David Alden's Daughter, by Jane G. Austin. Unveiling a Parallel, Mrs. Jones and Merchant. Going Out of Business. I am going out of business. I have sold out, to take effect Feb. 1, up to which time I will give my customers and their friends an opportunity to buy boots and shoes cheaper than ever he- fore known in Algona. WM. CORDINGLEY. WANTED—1,000,000 eggs at once, at tho new store. James Patterson.—4H2 WE are closing out our stock of clothing at big bargains. Geo. L, Galbraith & Co. " VAN HOUTEN'S Cocoa" for sale by Langdon & Hudson.—40t2 A Guiutuiteed Cure. Wo authorize our advertised druggist to sell Dr. King's Now Discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds upon this condition ; If you are afflicted with a cough, cold, or any lung, throat, or chest trouble, and will use this remedy as directed, giving it a fair trial, and experience no benefit you may return the bottle and have your money refunded. We could not make this offer did we not know that Dr. King's New Discovery could bo relied on. It never disappoints. Trial bottles free atL. A. Sheotz.' Large sizes 50c and one dollar. 2 A Leader. Since its first introduction Electric Bitters has gained rapidly in public favor, until now it is clearly in the lead among pure medicinal tonics and alteratives—contain- ing nothing which permits its use as a beverage or intoxicant, it is recognized as the best and purest medicine for all ailments of stomach, liver, or kidneys. It will cure siclf headache, indigestion, constipation and drive malaria from the system. Satisfaction guaranteed with each bottle or money refunded. Price only 50c a bottle, Sold by L. A. Sheets. 2 Who Has a farm or wild land to trade for a hotel, or a stock of merchandise? Box 130, Fort Dodge, Iowa.-3St4 FLOUR, 70 cents a sack at the new store. James Patterson.—41t2 BUY your buckwheat flour at the Opera House Grocery. NEW stock of carpets, portiers, lace curtains, at Galbraith's. No FLOUR gives as good satisfaction as the "White Swan," For sale by Langdon & Hudson.—10t2 ALL the dried fruit you can carry away for $1, at James Patterson's.-4H2 PURE maple syrup to go with the buckwheat at the Opera House Grocery. Do you need a fur robe? If so call on F. S. Stough. GLOVES and mittens at Stpugh's. Selling at Cost. o 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. Great bearing bale. When we will put on sale all heavy winter clothing, overcoats, fur coats, odd |; pants and vests, ladies' and children's vj ji cloaks, blankets, shawls, flannels, dress/; goods, S of all kinds, ribbons, laces, embroideries, carpets, rugs, robes—all the above goods ; vj will be sold at a discount of IS per cent, 0 . J for cash for 10 days. Only call and see? a the great bargains. Yours truly, Jno. Goeders. ; >> ""•» id. I Am H :re. In the dark un« less you come into the open light to see my new and neat stock of Drugs, Per? fumes, as|yj5un- dries. Tpry me. to,at ,he ,'ht of Studley, V ,-h

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