The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 14, 1894 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 14, 1894
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THE UPPER DBS MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAHCH ACCIDENTAUEATE Caused by Carelessfiees* The m^ofity ot people die sooner thrift they should. Evidence of this fnct is growing daily. Wai-ing says! " Disease is not a consequence of life; it is due to unnatural conditions of living- 1 neglect, abuse, want." l)h Stephen Smith, on the sanle subject, " Man is born to health and long life \ disease is unnatural) death, except from old nge, is accidental, and both are preventable by human agencies." This is almost invariably true of death resulting frotn heart disease. Careless over-exertion, intemperate use of tea, coffee, tobacco, alcoholic or other stimulnnts are generally the causes of this difficulty, atid indifference to ^progress results in sudden denth, or long sickness ending in death J',y the newspapers it can be seen that m.'ir.y p-oii.inent nticf hundreds of persona in )<rivutu life die frcm heart dis ease every day. If ton luive any of the following syinj). toms! shortness of breath^ palpitation, irregular pulse, fainting and (-mothering spoils, pain in shoulder, side, or_ arm, _ swollen ankles, etc., begin treatment immediately for lieart disease. If you delay, the consequences may be eerious. For over 20 vears Dr. Franklin Miles, thd eminent specialist, has made a profound study of heart disease, its ^cnuses^nnd cure, and many of the leading discoveries in that direction are due to him. His New Heart Cure is absolutely the Only reliable remedy for the cure of heart disease, as is proved by thousands of testimonials from grateful persons who have used it. James A. rain, editor of tho Corry, Pa.. Lcatlrr, states: "After nn apparent recovery from three months of la erippe, I foil on the street unconscious from heart disease. In one month from that time I wns unable to walk across my room, *nd my pulso beat from 85 to 116 times a minute. I th»n lined Dr. Mile*' Mew Heart Cure, «m) at once became stronger. After using six bottles I was able to work as usual and walfc n mile every d»y, my pulse ranging from 08 to 80. Dr. Miles' remedy Is not only a preventive but a cure." Dr. Miles' New Heart Cure is sold by all druggists on a positive guarantee, or by Dr. Miles Medical Co.. Elkhart, Ind., on receipt of price, $1 per bottle, six for $5, express prepaid. It is positively free from opiates or dangerous drugs. Dr. Miles' Pills, 26 cents. Free book at druggists, or by mill. SOLD SY DRUGGISTS. PROFESSIONAL. **^**~^r+^^~^~**~*^**~*s-+,^**~**f***~*. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National banlc, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, Iowa. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block. S. S: SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrischilles' store. DANSON & BUTLER, LA W. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office in Gardner Cowlos' new building. SULLIVAN $ MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-Fergusoii bl.ick. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State st., one door east of Cordlngley, Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. PHYSICEAEJ AND SURGEON, Algona, Sowa. J. M. PRIDE, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office over Jno. Goeders' store, on State street, Algona, Iowa. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Whittemore, Iowa. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S., SURGEON DENTIST. Office over tho State Bank, Algona, Iowa. DENTIST. A. L. RIST, D. D. S. Local anaesthetic for deadening pain in gums wheii extracting teeth. TOxe CTe-weler, Has opened his jewelry store in the postofttce bloc 1 .:, ALGONA, IOWA, and will carry In stock a utco Hue of jewelry, solid gold rings, solid silver and nil ver-plat«d ware. All goods warranted to be just as represented and sold to suit the times OaU and get prices on anything In my line Watches, clocks, and jewelry repaired iu a peat a ud workmanlike manner. HYPE, THE JEWELER, The undersigned having bought out tlie meat market formerly ovraea by H. J. Edens wlsji to say that they will be glad to meet all old customers, as well »a the aew ones that may favor them with their patronage, hoping by w»4 treatment and fair dealing to receive a part of the public patronage. THAT BIG POTATO DEAL How It Happened thai; Many Shippers Went Broke on Potatoes Sent to Philadelphia, A Verdant Youth from the Quaker Gity at the Bottom of It All—His First Trip Away from Home. Throe or four years ago a commission man came to Algona and told about a potato famine in Philadelphia. He went to every town in this section with the same story. He guaranteed 22 cents a bushel for potatoes, and Patterson Bros, shipped 10,000 bushels. At one time 400 carloads of potatoes stood on the tracks at the Quaker city. The railway company had noplace for them, there was no demand for them, and they rotted where they stood. Many shippers had to pay their own freight besides losing their potatoes. Patterson Bros, got their freight and that was all, losing some $800. A few weeks ago Eugene Schaffter gave the story of the travelling freight agent, who steered this verdant potato buyer into northwestern Iowa. He met him in Chicago and the young man had no idea that enough potatoes could be had west of tho Mississippi river to satisfy the demand in Philadelphia. Wayne, the freight agent, says: " We started along up the road on a freight train, and at about the second station he spied a wagon-load of potatoes up a street. If they had been the rarest vegetable on earth he couldn't have shown more excitement: he wanted to jump right off the train and go for them and I had all I could do to hold him. How astonished he was that they brought them in by the wagon-load I He thought the gardeners would bring them in to market in baskets! I told him to hold on; that he hadn't really seen potatoes yet. After a while I got him quieted." Then follows an interesting story of eastern verdancy and western resources: "The more I saw of him," Wayne says, "the greater possibilities of fun dawned upon me. I got him up in the cupola of the way car, and had him coking for buffalo, three hundred miles west of Chicago! He saw some scraggy horses on a stretch of prairie, jrobably belonging to some Norwegian 'armer, and he know if they were wild horses, the kind that wore saught with lassos. He was the most nnocent greeny in everything that did not concern the city I ever saw, and he swallowed my yarns with the greatest elish. He simply couldn't get enough, ind every step he took showed him something that brought to his mind ,he dime novels he had read when a kid. " Well, pretty soon he got to talking jotatoes to the dealers along the line. 3e had his market quotations every day, and by them he demonstrated what a big thing it would be for every- jody to ship potatoes to Philadelphia. Of course his house did not undertake to buy them, but they could be sent in on commission. The first cars that jot started forward ho fairly gloated jver. Tho business spread. One man old another, until it got all over the ountry that Philadelphia wanted potatoes. Of course I went along with aim all the time, and we stirred up the shippers who came in our way; but neither of us had any conception at tho Lime of the widespread interest taken in this branch of business. I found out afterwards that not only the regular dealers were in it, but farmers, dry goods and grocery men in all the small towns along the line; some of the latter traded oil' their goods for potatoes, and raked and scraped to get enough money to pay the freight, on them to Philadelphia, expecting to get rich, on the strength of that young man's quotations. It was all so probable and likely mid really a good thing if tho whole country hadn't gone into it. " Well, tho potatoes went forward by hundreds of carloads. Long & Short were happy at first, and sold oil the consignments like hot cakes, Everything was booming for a week; the potatoes came right along and went out to feed tho hungry descendents of William Penn, It was a scoop on the other commission men, and Long & Short were fully sensible of their advantage. "In the second week there was a slacking up in the* demand, and the firm began to wish tho shipments would lot up for a day or two. But they didn't. More and more potatoes came rolling in on every train, and that young man out west wrote encouraging letters saying he hoped he could get enough potatoes to supply tho demand. At lust the market was glutted, and the firm had to cull him down. They telegraphed him an imploring message to stop tho awful inundation of potatoes. But ho couldn't. The whole country west of the Mississippi was shipping them to Philadelphia, and nothing less than a convulsion ol nature could have stayed the tirlo. They kept coming and coming foi weeks, until the railroad yards were all blocked with cars, and people had to be paid to take tho consignments away. " Young Long hurried back east, and I went into retirement for a few weeks. It wasn't pleasant to meet those shippers, and have thorn ask me questions in a staccato tone of voice as to how they were to get back the hundreds of dollars they had invested in potatoes. It led to mutual recrimination. I could never make them understand that I was not responsible for that young man's market quotations and my explanations always made them profane. So I kept out of sight a while until the worst was over, and I hu onto that letter from the genera! officer. "A long time afterward I went to a town on a connecting line to solicit some freight business to be sent oui way. Talking with one of the shippers about this, he mentioned casually that he had a couple of brothers doing business on our line; I was just about to say that I knew them, but he went on with out giving me a chance: 'And my brothers don't think much of your road. You see, a while ago one of your freight men came out on the line with a fellow who wanted to buy potatoes, and my brothers went into it and lost $1,800. If that's the kind of a road you've got I don't want anything to do with It.' I was fervently grateful then that ] hadn't eaid I knew bis brothers, and told him that that freight man had been discharged for deceiving the shippers; that he was a bad lot, and was entirely unauthorized; that it Was the misfortune Of railroad companies to hire such fools occasionally, but that they were never allowed to make a second mistake like that. It seemed to do him Jood to know that the freight man had been fired, and he gave me a big shipment over our line. There's nothing like presence of mind in the freight business." LUCIA B. (BHTEFS READINGS, Assisted by Algotm Musical Talent She Gives u Very .Excellent l j ro- Ki'nliime. A large audience gathered at the opera house Monday evening for the readings and impersonations of Miss Lucia B. Grifi'en, who was assisted in the programme by home musical talent. The Episcopalians secured Miss Griffon and besides furnishing a very pleasant evening's entertainment to the public, made enough for their society to repay the trouble. Miss Griffon is exceptionally fine as a mimic and impersonator, and was encored several times, as were also several of the musicians. The programme was as follows: Grand March Heroic.. Misses Jones and Fnrrell Imitations of Bird Warbltngs, Trills, etc MissGriffen Hunter's Song Misses Tweed and Waters Mimic Baby Cry, (Miss Esther Cleveland of white house fame). Miss Griffon Tho Angel at the Window Miss Randall "Sally Scrcigrglns," a very bashful little school girl, reads an essay on " Sprang" Miss Griffen L,a Pluio de Flours Miss Cornle Ingham Old Auntie Doleful" consoles a sick neighbor In a peculiar way Miss Griffen Gentle be Thy Slumbers Misses Cowan and Smith PART II. Driven From Home (pathetic).... Miss Griffen Wedding March Misses Smith Selected! Miss Griffen Sleep Little Baby of Mine Mrs. Vesper " Hello I" (pathetic) Miss Griffen Tell Her I Love Her So Dr. A. L. Rist 'Nellie No-Nothing," the sweet girl graduate MissGriffen II Trovatore Mrs. Chrischilles and Miss Spear 1 Saucy Sue," (she don't like boys under ten) Miss Grtffen JAIL BIRDS ESOAPE. Emmetsburg's Basement Jail is as Much or a Joke as Algona's—A Clever Rascal. Emmetsburg has harbored • until ately a character named Conlon. He was tried a week ago on the charge of taking 17 kegs of beer from tho jail and ocking up the sheriff while he did it. The first jury stood cloven to one for jonviction. He was tried again and the jury stood eleven to one for conviction. Then he was left for the next term of court. Ho didn't like the prospect and with young-Preston, held for jhooting a ninn, hw has left the jail and is at large. Conlon is the man who went in and out of as he liked some weeks ago, and who during the past term of court led all tho prisoners up into the court room one day and seated them in front of the judge after they had all been specially looked in. Em- motsburg has a jail like ours. Is the Slickest Grease You Ever Saw. It lightens the load, eases the strain on the horse, aud reduces the wear aud tear on the wagon. The best for any kind of a wagon, light or heavy. Costs no more than the old and poorer kinds. Sold by all dealers. i Wadham's Oil and Grease Co. MILWAUKEE, W1S. Lifery Barn. The Heat of Homes, Most Stylish Turnouts in the City, Careful Drivers if desired, Terms very rennoiuibie. Hoard horses by the week. Your p'ttronni/c xolMte<l.. West State-st., Algoua. A. RODDERS. Two gallons fine table syrup and a good pail for $0.50 Assorted Jelly in pails for - 50 25 pounds light brown sugar for - 1.00 25 pounds of good currants for - - - 1.00' 20 pounds of good raisins for - - - 1.00 Butter crackers by the box, per pound, - 05 Oyster crackers by the box, per pound, - 05 Soda crackers by the box, per pound, - - 05 21 pound cans California apricots, per can, - 1021 pound cans California grapes, per can, - 1O 21 pound cans California pears, per can, - 10 3 pound cans table peaches, per can, - 10 Fancy Patent Minn. Flour only $i per sack Straight Minn. Flour only -joe per sack. SHERIFF'S SALE, Notice is hereby g'.vau that by virtue of special execution to me directed by tho clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa against the goods, chattels, lands, tenements, etc., of E. V. Foster, Julia C. Foster, and John C. Hill & Co., defendants, in favor of tho Iowa State Business Men's Building and Loan asso elation, plaintiffs, I will offer at public sale to the highest and bast bidder, fo.i cash, at tho door of the court house in the town of Algona Kossuth county, state of Iowa, on the 14th day of April, 1894, between the hours of 0 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock p. m. on said day, all of said E. V. Foster, Julia C. Foster, and John C. Hill & Co.'s right, title, and interest in a&d to the following described real estate, situated in Kossuth county, to-wit: Lot 15 in Block No. 2 in the town of Ledyard, Kossuth county, la. Saleto commence at the hour of 2 o'clock \>. m. of said day. Witness my hand this 13th day of March, 18U4. C. 0. SAMSON, Sheriff Kossutb County, Iowa. By W. J. BUUHSON, Deputy Sheriff. 51t2 Some Things That Are Cheap At Carter's. FINANCIAL. tenth County State Bank ICTW.A.. CAPITAL ............................... 850,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INGHAM ................... .President 1. 15. JONES ...................... Vice President LEWIS H . SMITH ....... . ............... Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Daniot Devine. The First National Bank Sleepy Eye i •/ «/ CAPITAL SliO,000 Special attention given to collections. AMIIKOSE A. CALL President i). 11. HUTCH1NS Vice President WJl. K. FERGUSON Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorwellcr, W. F. Carter, Ambrose A. Call, R. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing Hrst-clans security. ,00 per Sack. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. ALGONA, IOWA. Oiilccrx and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. 0. Chubb, Vicn Prnst., Chas. C. St. Glair, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, W. C. Tyrrell, Myron Sehenck, Tlios. F. Cooke. General Banking. PKIYATB SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS. {^"Interest paid on time deposits. A NEW FIRM. NORTON & ROBINSON Will furnish you with the best of livery rigs, with or without driver, at moderate prices. Also give their ' bust attention to Boarding and Feeding Horses, by the day or week, at their barn, One bloiik north of postoflice, A LOON A, IOWA. Tlie Keystone Watch Case.Co. of Philadelphia, the largest watch case manufacturing concern in tlie world, is now putting upon the Jas. Boss Filled and other cases made by it, a bow (ring) which cannot be twisted or pulled off the watch. It is a sure protection against the pickpocket and the many accidents that befall watches fitted with the old-style bow, which is simply held in by friction and can be twisted off with the fingers. It is called the T EGAL BLANKS— -M Buy them at the Upper Des Moines ofliee and get the most approved forms. and CAN ONLY BS HAD Ci»l be»ripf their tr»de ro»rk— Sold only through watch dealers, without extra charge. 4sk. any jeweler for pamphlet, or send to the manufacturers, $, &. PQWYER, Agent, All other Groceries at " hard times" prices. Call and be convinced. E. J. Gilmore. CCS GO i PI era CO Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. The Northern Iowa Exchange, , IT COSTS YOU NOTHING EXTRA TO 11VY I'OVlt COAL AND WE FKOAI VS. If you wish to buy, sell, or rout houses or lots; if you wish to buy or sell a load of hay, wood grain, etc.; if you wish for employment or desire to employ, call and see us. We write all kinds of insurance. :M:, , State Dank block. 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 1 store, Algona. S. S SESSIONS, Do you want reliable abstracts? We make them promptly and at moderate prices. Is your title to your land perfect? It is always well to know about this. A small cloud on your title might cause somebody a good deal of trouble. Better see about it now. Jones & Smith. Jill he Thorington, This house has been thoroughly re- iltted and refurnished, and is fully prepared to accommodate the traveling public. Your patronage is solicited. 0. W. MCMURBAY.

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