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THJS UPPjEK BiiJS MOINBS ALGONA, IPWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1804 A NARROW ESCAPE! (•low it Happened. r ~\\ r :. loIJotrlnffremarkable cvonfc In a Ituly's i ...lAvi,] intoresUlio reader: "For a long timo I l'"i! !>, iprrlble pain at my heart, which flut^ <uiwi ftlino.it Incessantly. I had no ftppetlto !, iii could not sloop. I -would bo compelled to nit. «i> l-i lied nncl belch gas from my stem' a :ii utulll thought every minute would bo ':-.',• Ins-.!.. Thure wna a fooling of oppression ;'Vn:l;;riV ln;;irl,, and I was afraid to draw a full im>:iin. 1 couldn't swoop a room •without hli. ; 'iir clown and resting! hut, thank Coil. I'Y• .'mi help of Now Heart Cure all that i$m..t';nnl I fot-1 like another woman. Before usl me the Now Heart Cure I bad taken 'different, son-ailed remedies andbeon treated byclo-toiM without any benefit until I was both dtsrititrated and disgusted. My husband liivr--htr,iniv bottle of Dr. Miles' New Heart Curb, and am happy to say I never regretted il, us 1 now Imvo a splendid appetite and sleep well, I weighed 125 pounds when I began taking the remedy, and now I weigh 13014. its effect In my case lias boon truly marvelous. Jtfnr surpasses any othor modlclno I have over taken or any boneQt I over ro- rclvod from physicians."—Mrs. HarryStarr, Pottsvllle, Pa., October 12,1892. Dr. Miles' Now Heart Cure Is sold on a positive guarantee by all druggists, or by tho Dr. Miles Medical Co., Klkharc, Ind,, on receipt of price, tlpor bottle, six bottles t5, express prepaid. This great discovery by on eminent npoclallst In heart disease, contains neither opiates nor dangerous druga, SOLD BY DRUGGISTS. ABSTRACTS. Other abstracters have pooled. We're not in it. We have been in the business for 22 years and don't have to sell, but are here to stay. Our work is GUARANTEED and will be done at living prices. Jones & Smith. A NEW FIRM. .NORTON & ROBINSON Will furnish you with the best or Hvory rigs, with or without driver, at moderate prices. Also glva their best attention to Boarding and Feeding Horses, by the day or week, at their barn, One block north ofpostofllce, ALQONA, IOWA. LOOK HER I will sell you better FLOUR and other mill products for less money than you can buy elsewhere, or no money. Every sack warranted and delivered, J. J. WILSON. Youf Watch Insured Free. A perfect insurance against theft or accident is the now famous BOW, fhe only bow (ring) which cannot be pulled or wrenched from the case. Can only be bad on cases containing this trade mark, —UiDB BY— Keystone Watch Case Company, . of Philadelphia. the oldest, largest, and most complete Watch Case factory in the world— 1500 employees; jjpoo Watch Cases daily. One of iu products is the celebrated Ja5, Boss FWed Watch Cases , are just as good as solid cases, and cost about one half less; Sold by all jewelers, without extra charge for Non-pull-out bow. Ask for pamphlet, or send to the manufacturers, E, &. EOWYER, Aaent. !>* TO AVOID A BAD OHOSSfflfl A Movement on Foot to Do Away with the Death ffftp on the Railroad Near the Wfttef Mill* The County Board Petitioned to Lay Out a Mew Road, to Ran Under the Milwaukee track. A now solution of the difficulty In se curing a crossing at the water mill over the railway trucks was offered last week in the petition presented to the county board by Wm. Dodds and 64 signers from north of town aa follows: Wo, the undersigned, petitioners residing north of Algona, would respectfully represent that the only road into Alffoim from the north is one which crosses the Milwaukee railway tracks at grade; that said crossing is dangerous to life and property. It having been shown that a roud of much easier grade can bo made by going under tho tracks through the big hill, Immediately south of tho water mill, thence south to .Tones street, We ask you to take such stops as may be necessary to lay and open said road. The board after some discussion passed the following resolution turning the whole matter over to tho city council and agreeing to co-oporato in any feasible plan: Resolved, That tho petition of Wm. Dodds, et al. for the location of a highway running south from the water mill and pass- Ing under the Milwaukee railway track, be respectfully referred to the city of Algoua with the recommendation that in tho interest of safety to tho travelling public some less hazardous crossing should bo provided or that the railway company should bo required to keep a flagman at tho present crossing. And the ooard of supervisors hereby pledge the county to assist in tho expense of any change in the present crossing, which will furnish safety to the travol- ingpublic. This j-oad petitioned for would cut through under the track in the gorge east of tho mill and bring tho road up through the Call estate pasture to tho street running east and west by Thos. Lantry's home. There can be no doubt a good road mado there, as there is an easy grade to tho Free Methodist church, and teams for the depots would jet out by a shorter route. A difficulty that has been suggested is the fact that ihe railway company would undoubled- y light a crossing there Unless the irescnt crossing were abandoned and :.hat would mean that Thorington and Hall streets would end in a pocket, and that the travel would all bo turned iway from the west part of town. Giving up Thorington street would also mean giving up a well graded and easy iscent, which has cost considerable money, while grading a new road from the mill would be fairly expensive. The city council will no doubt investi- ^te this proposal carefully at its coming meeting, and take some action as suggested by tho county board. Lcnruod Men OUugroe. That even honest doctors may sometimes disagree is nu evident fact, and in literature as in medicine there are two sides to a shield. When Professor E. H. Palmer was teaching oriental languages at Cambridge university, England, he received a note, badly written and incorrectly spelled, asking if ho could "read tho inclosed document." The document proved to bo a paper written in Persian, and presented no difficulty whatever to the professor, who sent it back, saying that it was a warrant or ticket for certain goods, setting forth in tho name of Allah the quantity, quality and make of the stuff. A day or t\vo afterward another letter came from the same correspondent. It contained a ten pound note and tho words: DEAII SIK—Iluorajr foroUlUnmbrliletut This was what tho Oxford chap Bald It was. "This" proved to be a copy of the "Oxford chap's" translation. "This very curious and most interesting document," he wrote, "appears to be a copy of an ancient Persian inscription, probably taken from a tomb or a triumphal column. It is, however, very'in- complete, It reads as follosvs: 'In the name of God, This was erected by [name uncertain] in the year [uncertain], It is one thousand four hundred and eevonty-five long and seven hundred and thirty broad, and it'— Here the manuscript abruptly ends," — Youth's Companion. The Jewels of a Sulnt. The idea of sanctity usually carries with it a suggestion of poverty, and it may seoin a contradiction to refer to the jewels of a saint. It has been customary for painters who choose for their subjects saints or martyrs to treat them with the utmost simplicity, Jn a majority of cases they are depicted as devoid of ornament or decoration, and in the few exceptional instances, as when the subject of the picture is a ruler or king, the gems are few and purely symbolic, being sufficient only to denote the rank of the individual portrayed. Raphael, who was perhaps the greatest painter of religious subjects the world has known, has in most of his works adhered strictly to this rule, but in the head of "St. Cecilia" is to be noticed a departure from it. A row of pearls, to which are attached three pendants, ornamenta her gown at the neck, and this is her only jewelry. The hair is simply arranged and without a jewel of any kind. The single row of gems, themselves the emblems of chastity, emphasizes the exquisite simplicity of the face.—Jewelers' Weekly. An Unpardonable Offsuse. A young woman condemns herself in the eyes of good society who is observed to enter alone with g, young man a place for public refreshment, lie the restaurant or tearoom ever so select. Bred under other conditions of $ society so necessarily varying as that in our broad America, a stranger Visiting New York, for instance, might readily and innocently make 9 mistake of this nature, and blush at finding herself condemned for it, In toe earne category of offenses is ranked that of maidens visiting places of public amusement under the escort of Many parts of the south and west til low this tP fe§ dOftS With, t&e smiling con. it is considered & violation of the code of good form, And for the comfort, if not th6 convenience, of the girl considering It, had better be ranked among the lost privileges upon which social evolution may look back with fond regret.—Mrs. Burton Harrison in Ladies' Home Jour nal • Mr. Isiuerson Knew What He Wnntcd. "Those who know Mr. Emerson best," laid Miss Louisa.. M. Alcott, "Were as sured that what seemed the decline of his faculties in his latter years was largely but a seeming, it was only words he could not command at will, His very forgetfulness of the names of things would often give occasion for a flash of his quaint, shrewd wit. I remember once he started for his usual walk, when a light shower came up, and he returned for his umbrella. "He could not remember the word umbrella, and we, who had not noticed the shower, had no clew to what he waa searching for. Another walking stick was brought him, another hat, a fresh 'kerchief, only to bo refused with that perplexed shake of the head. 'I want,' said he at last— '1 want—that thing— that your friends always—borrow—and never—bring back I 1 Could any one fail to recognize that description?"—Boston Transcript, Ovcroxorclse. Physicians are protesting against the overexercise taken by the slender, high strung people who would better be hold-* ing on to what little flesh they have, while it is next to impossible to stir up the lazy, heavy class to exert themselves enough to relieve them of their superfluous bulk. Nature does not safely guide us in this particular. Thin people are moved to be active and fleshy people to be lazy. The case calls for use of that brain power that plans and reasons and proves us higher than the monkey,— Newport News. Ills Lordship's Weight. The present Earl Granvillo, some years since, when Lord Leveson, swallowed half a crown during the performance of some conjuring trick at a Christmas party. He was none the worse for the misadventure, although the family were somewhat alarmed at first. The late earl, on being asked after his son's health, told Lord Rowton that he had gained eleven pounds. "Ahl" replied the witty peer, "that makes £11 2s. Od."—London Tit-Bits. Fine Threads. If 3'our uerves were steady enough to admit handling the silkworm's threads and you were to take a carpenter's rule and lay such threads side by side until they covered the space of an inch, you would find after completing the task that you had handled exactly 1,009 threads.—St. Louia Republic. A Ilalnninkor to Ho Depended Upon. Frederick W. Root is a good deal of a hoodoo. He gracefully acknowledges tho charge himself. It is a singular fact that whenever he appears to deliver a lecture tho rain begins to fall. He is so good a rain producer that he haa seriously considered tho idea of utilizing hifl talents for that purpose in the arid regions of the west. While at Silver Lake Assembly, in New York state, he delivered a lectured on musical tastes or a kindred subject. He had delivered the same lecture a half dozen times in the west, and the refreshing shower came along each time before he had half finished it. But when he reached the Silver Lake Assembly grounds the sky was bright, and Mr. Root congratulated himself upon having shaken off his evil spirit. Ho mounted tho rostrum, cleared his throat, and when ho had got as far aa "Friends and fellow citizens" tho rumble of distant thunder grated harshly upon his ears. Yet he gathered up his courage and went on, and before ho had delivered a quarter of his lecture tho rain came down in torrents. "Indeed," said Mr. Root, "I never saw it rain so hard before," After the address a witty young Chicago woman who knew of the hoodoo business suggested, for the convenience of tho public, that next year Mr. Root should write a lecture upon a dry subject.—Chicago Post. btrutouy. Small Boy— Mamma wants you to send her up two barrels of those apples she was lookin at. Dealer — All right, sonny. "Say, couldn't you pour the two barrels into one big barrel?" "Eh? What for?" "Then she couldn't get it through tha door of the lock closet." — Good Newflf ALI, the dried fruit you can carry away for $1, at James Patterson's,— U12 Specimen discs. S. H. Clifford, of New Castle, Wis., was troubled with neuralgia and rheumatism, his stomach was disordered, his liver was affected to an alarming: degree, appetite fell away, and he was terribly reduced in flesh and strength. Three bottles of Electric Bitters cured him. Edward Shepherd, of Harrisburg, 111., had a running sore on his leg of eight years' standing. Used three bottlus of Electric Bitters and seven boxes of Bucklen's Arnica Salve and his leg is sound and well. John Speaker, Catawba, O., had five large fever sores on his leg; doctors said he was incurable. One bottle Electric Bitters and one box Bucklen's Arnica Salve cured him entirely. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. 8 Bucklcsn b Arnica Sulve. The best salve iu the world for bruises, cuts, sores, ulcers salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped Imi-.ds, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price SSc a box- Sold by L. A. Sheetz. DRUNKENNESS, Oltl'HK L1QUQK HABIT, Cured ut Home iu Ten Pays by Ailiuiuis- tcriiig Or, Halites' Golden Specific. It cau be given in a glass of beer, a cup of coffee or tea, or in food, without the knowledge of the patient, it is absolutely harmless, and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, whether the patient is a mod orate drinker or au alcoholic wreck- It has been given in thousands of cases, and in every instance a perfect cuee has followed. It never fails. The system once imprest ed wito the specific, it becomes an utter im- ibility for the liquor appetite to exist. ajrftnteed. A. #J-p9ge ,bQpkj>* par- free, You. Use Coffee? Most likely you do, in which respect you are not unlike most other folks;, and if you do you want the best; that's a failing most people have too, You find the best in It never fails; it is always the same— THE BEST. Keep in mind also that I am sole agent for its sale in Algona; that's another strong point. Once tried, always used. Served Exclusively to the 2i*477»212 People admitted to World's Fair Grounds* Universally Leading fine Coffee Just a word about Dried Fruits—some prices= as the World \ 2$ pounds new 1893 currants for $r.oo 20 pounds new 1893 Cal. raisins for i.oo 20 pounds new 1893 Cal. grapes for i.oo 10 pounds new 1893 Cal. peaches for $1.00 8 : potinds new 1893 Cal. silver prunes for.. i.oo Our Cut GlaSS iS OUt Of Sight Nothing tike it ever seen here before. W. F. CARTER. Head, of O-ood. Horses for Sale or Trade. TOE SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAES, For sale, a two-horse boiler and engine, in good condition, and in dally use. It is iust the thing for any farmer who wants power for running a feed cutter, a feed grinder, and steam for feed cooking purposes. The outfit is nearly as good as new, and Is offered for $75—just half what it cost. This is the opportunity of a lifetime for anyone who wants that kind of power. Time will he given on good paper. For further information call at THE UPPER DBS MOINES office, Algona, Iowa, or address the publishers. he Thoringlon, This house has been thoroughly re- llttod and refurnished, and is fully prepared to accommodate the traveling public. Your patronage is solicited. O. W. McMuRRAY. State: University TUe Several Departments will Beyin the Year 1893-94 on Sept. 20. Each department is thoroughly equipped for eflloient work, uud uo pulns will be spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chosen lines of study. For particular information as to the respective departments address ns follows: Collegiate—Charles J. Sehaeffer, president, Iowa City. Law—fimlin McClaln, chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—J. W. Harrlman, M. D., secretary of facultj, Iowa City. Homoeopathic Medical—J. G. Gllchrlst, M. D., registrar of faculty, Iowa City. Dental—A. O. Hunt, D. D. S., dental faculty, Iowa City, Pharmaceutical—E. L. Boomer, Ph. G., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all departments are reasonable. Cost of board in private families, $3 to $5 per week; in clubs, $1.50 to$2,50 per week. For catalogues, or for general information, address CHARLES A. SCHAEFPER, President. SHEEIFP'S SALE, Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a special execution to me directed by tho clerlt of tlie district court of Kossuth county, Iowa, against the goods, chattels, lauds, tenements, etc., of Leonard Uatterson, Erick J. Dole, John J. Dole, John Erlckson, uiul Mrs. M. Danson, defendants, iu favor of Wm. Shaw Adamson, plaintiff, I will offer at public sale to the highest and best bidder, feu cash, at the door of the court house In the town of Algoua, Kossuth county, state of Iowa, on tho 3d day of February, 1804, between the hours of 0 o'clock a. m. and i o'clock p. m. on said day, all of said Leonard Batterson, Eriok J. Dole, John Erlcksou, Joliu J. Dole and Mrs. M. Dau- sou's right, title uud interest in aud to the following described real estate, situated in Kossuth county: The northeast fractional quarter of Sec. No. 1, in Township No. 04, north of Range No. 30, west of the 5th P. M., of Kos- KUth couuty, containing 103% ucres, U, S. survey. Sale to commence at the hour of S o'clock p, m. of said day. Witness my hand this 3d day of January, 1894. O. O. SAMSON, Sheriff Kossuth, County, Iowa. By W. J. BKUNSON, Deputy Sheriff. 43tS SHERIFFS SALE, Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a special execution to me directed by the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa, against the goods, chattels, lands, tenements, etc., of James H. Nelson and Slna Nelson, defendants, la favor of M. Groat, plaintiff, I will offer at public sale to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the door of the court bouse In the town of Algona, county of Kossuth, state of Iowa, ou the 10th day of February, 1894, between the hours of 0 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock p. m. on said day, all of said James H. Nelson and Slna Nelson's light, title and interest in aud to the following described real estate, situated in Kossuth county, to wit: The southeast quarter of Section 6, Township 04, Range 20, Kossuth county, Iowa. Sale to commence at the hour of 2 o'clock p. m. of said day. Witness my Uand this 8th day of January, 1884. 0.0. SAMSON, Sheriff Kossuth County, Iowa. By W. J. BBUNSON, Deputy Sheriff. *2t3 CJBNP twelve cents in postage stamps to 30 R5 Corcoran Building, Washington, P- ekand JTOW will receive, low copies ol #ofc fiM '« • • r», Containing matter of special inter —16 anA ftMregg, apa say wfterj %mw$f$$k jr I Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. C. Li. LUN0. J. .7. RYAN [Successors to C. L. Lund—Established 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS AT.CH-yEJA, ... We wish to announce to the readers of THE UPPER DBS MOIKES that we have extraordinary facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands in northern Iowa, and we invite all who wish to dispose of their property to call on us at our office in Algona, or to correspond with us. J3?~As soon as spring opens we have a large' number of customers from the eastern states who are ready to come out and secure a piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates. We believe In fair dealing, and If you want to sell your property don't waste any time in listing it with us. Yours respectfully, LUND & RYAN. 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. r JULIUS PLETH. List your Lands with me if you want to make a quick sale. OFFICE OVER ALGONA. STATE SANK. FARM LOANS MADE From 5 to 1 Years at 1 per cent. Legal Blanks. Real Estate MortgageSj Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Bent, Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, Notes, A full stock of these are kept constantly on hand and for sale by the dozen, hundred, or in larger quantities, at The Upper Des Moines STEAM PRINTING HOUSE, ALGONA, Forms are the best, and those approved by the leading attorneys. Orders by 0^41 ha,ye pronjpt attention, Livery Bam. The Best of Horses, Most Stylisli Turnouts in the City, Careful Drivers if desire^,, Terms verytreasonable. Board horses by the week. Your patronage solicited. West State-st., Algoua. A, ROQQERS, The undersigned having bought out the meat markec formerly owned by H J Edens wish to say that they will be glad to meet all old customers, as well as the new ones that may favor them with their patronage, hoping by Wnd treatment and fair dealing to receive » part of the public patronage. O&sbforhld.es, I poultry, etc. \ £"-H!I^%"^^ nk.