The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1894 · Page 5
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tJPPBB DBS ALGONA, IOWA, ^ A^fttL 4 r M4, f HE Sonn The Latest. For y weeks Special Spring Wrap Sale. We would be .pleased to hav you lopk at our KID GLOVES. Also Hosiery—when in. Yours, etc., JAS. TA YLOR. EAILWAT TIME OAEDS, CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TBAINS WEST. No. 1 departs 'at , 8 :f>8 a m No. 9 departs at 4:30pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 83 departgat. ....11:55 am No. 71 departs at 9:15pm TRAINS BAST. No. 2 departs at ; 10.-13 a m No. 4 departs at 5:50 p m Freights that carry passengers— •No. 76 departs at— 11:00 p m No. 94 departs at 1:45 p m R. F. HBDBICK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. North- Mixed. .'. 8:18 am Pass.... , 3:33pm So.uth— Pass 3:40 pm Mixed.... ... 6:07pm 1 Freight 10:00 a m Freight.... 10:00 a m Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 a m; arrives at Des Moines at .8:15 p m. Lv. Des M. 2:30 a m Mixed connects with flyer and arrives at Chi cago at 8 a. m. F. H. VESPER, Agent. THE CITY CIRCUIT. Reading room lunch will bo served Saturday. E. P. McElroy will deliver a lecture on Louis Kossuth April 27. A brand new billiard table has been put in the Algona club room this week. August Studer is building a new store at Sexton and. will become a merchant. Rev. Bisphan from Pennsylvania will preach at the Baptist church next Sunday. H. B. Lindsey is going into Montana to prospect. Henry Weaver talks of •going there later on. A land deal the past week transfers over 2,000 acres near Ledyard -from Grannis & Taylor to Geo. C. Call. Mrs. Anna Harris will lecture at the Congregational church Sunday evening. Everybody is invited. Admission free. March went out peaceably enough. Hicks and Foster missed it about as badly on March weather as they could. E. V. Swotting .bought the N. B. Benham house on Thorington last week for $1,600. He moves in next month. Prof. Follansbee lectures tomorrow evening at the Methodist church on "Peculiar People." He will have a big audience. Mr.-Shoemaker took Julius Pleth's f ray stallion as security for $500. aturday he sold him to get his money and he sold at $175. A petition is before the board to divide Harrison township and name the north half Grant. Harrison is the last of the big townships. The county board are in session but did little except allow bills yesterday. Mat. Holzbauer is elected janitor at $25 a month for next year. A new bay window and handsome E orch on J. H, Grover's house in Port- md signify that hard times have not reached his neighborhood, The press speaks very highly of Kendall's "Pair of Kids" which comes Friday evening. Everybody who wants to laugh can afford to attend. The announcement of the new store In Cowles' block appears this week. The firm comes highly recommended and will open a fine Tine of goods, Seneca has organized a co-operative merchandise company, The directors are M. Crandall, Peter Carstensen, Wm. Kline, P, W, Jensen, John Eng" esser, Sheriff Samson went to Erometsburg yesterday to secure Anton Kersohbaum who is wanted for mortgaging property which had existence only in his imagination, W, Harrison shot a fine white swan In the river last week and has sent it to Chicago to have it mounted. It was alone, Swan have been rarely seen in this section. Marriage licenses are issued to August Gade and Marie FOBS, S. Panr kuk and Minnie Sohrader, E, J, Poots and Mary A. Holland, E, K. Jenkins and Sadie M* Fish. Ghas. Smith's trotting horse *' Char? He H," was expected to die last week but }s now likely to get up. Mr. Smith has refused $1,600 for him. He hajd some spinal trouble. J, A. Pampbell found a big mallard duck up at Bancroft with a chunk pf ice froze to Its tail big enough to keep |t frpin flying, and gathered It in. We glean from the Register, Jt Js reported that Barber Williams has at last found the real method fo» bringing hair on a bald head and that all Jn Algona whose pates are getting shiny are undergoing treatment. The gymnasium and boxing room '*«*• inj31arJfe'fl ball has been, polled engaged agnin. He will take up in , surance. His uncle is a prommenl business man in Ottumwa. Rev. Dorward has had a call tc preach in Oregon and may go west thi summer. If he does his family wil remain in Algona 'and he will sell 01 rent his new home in Webster City. No action was taken by the cit; council Saturday night on electrii lights. The committee will consul with N. J, Skinner about the plant hi proposes to put in, and report later. A meeting is to be held tomorrow evening at the reading room to adopt articles of ' permanent organization The reading room is to be kept open every afternoon and evening hereafter E. H. Slagle gave a very instructive talk before the commercial law class a the normal this week. The students are glad that " Uncle Sam" has men in his employ who can talk as well as work.' Nils Monson says the Swea City creamery will open this week. They have a $2,500 plant and expect to work up a good patronage. Nils,/ was in Tuesday to talk roads to the county board. E. P. Bircher has sold his restauran) to A. Anderson who was lately married to Mrs. Swanson. Mr. Anderson is a bake_r by trade and will make that a specialty. Orr is painting and papering the shop. Wes. Robison has moved from Bancroft, where he has been in charge oi the John Paul lumber yards, to Algona and will help F. L. Norton. He is a popular salesman and is well known to lumber buyers here. The only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Kelley died Saturday, March 24, of diphtheria, aged two years, nine months, and five days. She was a loving little girl and her death is a sad blow to her parents. The school board met Monday evening and elected the old officers. Geo. E. Clarke is president; John Reed, treasurer; and C. M. Doxsee, secretary. The committee on teachers is Ingham, Robinson and Quarton. Barnet Devine has bought the old Congregational parsonage of Jim Stewart and expects before long to tnajte his home in Algona. He feels that he has worked hard long enough and is entitled to have a little more leisure. . Letters are advertised for Miss Edith MoCormack (8), L. H. Santio, Baptist Kinney, Jannie Kushnall, Miss Cora Phelps, Miss Ida Lambert, Mrs. Bertha Lucas, Mrs. A. L, Drake, Mrs, Emma E, Foster, Mrs. W, B, Chambers, John Corwin, Horace Beemer. Geo. E. Clarke's youngest daughter Agnes was running Monday mornin on the sidewalk when she fell an struck her elbow in such a way as to dislocate both the elbow and shoulder joints. Dr, McCoy put the arm in place but it was quite a serious fall. Chas, Smith went to Eagle Grove last week to attend the meeting to arrange for a racing circuit. Webster ~ity was represented, but Humboldt and the other towns had no one there. Nothing was done, but it is possible yet that races will be given this spring, Miss Dolliver, a young lady of 16 years, was brought from the north end )f the county last week to be operated in for tubercular trouble in the glands n front and at the side of the neck, Drs, Kenefick and Pride removed all of ;hem, They have performed several operations for similar trouble lately, The social union club meets Friday evening with an excellent programme, Mrs. Chrlscbilles and Miss Alice Spear will give a piano duet, Miss Amy Wallace a vocal solo, and Dr. A. L. ittst a vocal solo. Miss Jordan will a paper on Gladstone, Miss Lizzie Wallace will recite "The Lost Joy" and Miss Edith Clarke will give a paper on cremation, Prof, Chaffee has accepted an offer Tom Ellsworth college, Iowa Falls, to take work with that school as one of he principals and as professor of lan- juages and literature, His brother, who has been assistant principal of the school here, will work for Ellsworth college as travelling representative. Both have accepted contracts for a lerlod of five years. A good audience was out Thursday evening to see Marie Heath and her company in the "Turkish Bath," It was a variety performance by a very clever lot of actors, Marie Heath her* self being one of the most entertaining ihat has ever appeared in the new ppera house. The singing was good and the performance was fresh ntertainiog throughout. Joseph Alderman spld bis. biUiard .,_,.,, outfit tp JpJ»n SbaUefi4 iajf week. The city refused to grajjt Sh ft llee» a, license tg ryn, but feg w*Jte4 On Saturday, April 7, we will open our 'new store in the Cowles block to the citizens of Algona and vicinity, We have bought an entire it And Furnishings especially for this trade,, and .have searched the markets for real values in standard qualities at the lowest prices, to wnich we invite your inspection. LEGITIMATE MERGHAMDISlENG-, HONEST and S&UA&E, DEALING- is the base which " THE LEADER ". is going to build upon. "We beg to direct your particular attention to the fact'that we are opening here a permanent business and wish to merit a share of your patronage. Years of experience has taught us that practical and judicious: buying is the secret of real success in business. Remember—we guarantee all goods we sell; if not satisfactory, money will be cheerfully refunded. Hoping to receive a share of your patronage, we are Yours very respectfully, THE LEADER;" lyman & Arenben J c i ix u he business and secured Frank McCall, ;o whom a license was issued. Mr. Alderman has not yet decided on what ie will do, and may remain in Algona. ohalleen has since sold to Pompe & Smith. His wife objected to his plans. Some 24 high school boys are being drilled in military maneuvers by Capt. Vlelzar Haggard at the armory, and vhen they get a little skilled the school board will be invited to inspect them with a view to establishing drill as a regular feature of the school work. Physical training is being given attention in the schools and the " setting up" exercises are good for round shoulders. A horse in Geo. Hunter's barn kicked at another one day last week and by mistake hit George in the leg. Then being scared it kicked again and struck him in the stomach and he narrowly escaped being dangerously lurt. As it is he has been spitting >lood from some small rupture of a jlood vessel, and is Very lame. But he is about and will soon be well again. Saturday night our new night watchman, Richard York, saw someone >rowling about the rear end of Henry Winkle's store and called on him to halt, The man, whoever he was, con- sluded not to tarry but struck a sprinter's gait in the opposite direction, whereupon York promptly fired two shots after him without effect. If it md not been so dark he thinks he lould have stopped the man. Geo. E. Clarke went to Des Moines o take a hand in the new asylum fight md didn't go to Emmetsburg to argue he motion for new trial in the Plumley will case. That will be argued some Ime soon. Speaking of the asylum fight the Daily Capital said: "The Chicago, Milwaukee & St, Paul railway lelped Sheldon greatly in the asylum Ight. The Milwaukee people under- tand politics pretty well and so do heir local attorneys." Night Watchman York don't propose to allow anything to happen to he town if he can help it, He has mly been in one week and has shot at me man and Monday night about 11 I'clock aroused everybody with a fire alarm. The bell and water works whistle brought out a crowd who dis- overed that the fire was on the prairie ome miles north of town, They did not go out to meet it but retired again a their couches to wait for it to ap- iroacb nearer the city limits, Mayor Pettibone of Bancroft got after the fistic exhibition and pie eat' ', contest that was advertised to ccur there, so vigorously that no assembly was attempted. It is re' jorted that he made arrangements to rrest not only the participants but all he visitors as well. AS it was two Algpna visitors were taken in for arrying ft revolver and were fined, nd then one of them was fined again or being drunk, Bancroft got ahead ome $17, A pretty good story is told in connect ion with the death of Kossuth of the nswer one pf tbe little girls gave in he primary room at school. Miss iramer had been telling them who ^ossuth was and that be was very sick nd pot expected to live, Next morn? ng she asked the school who could tell bout KosButh. This little girl got the bance and made the startling an* ouncement that "Kossuth county is iok and won't take no medicine," Miss Tillie Cramer went to Bancroft ast week as a delegate to the Baptist oung People's union. Peieates we present from. Eradgate, more, RenwteJ?, Eag> Grove SRrf W* WT£ • a model officer. Rev. Witter of Des Moines preached two sermons, and E. P; Fox, state president, was present. It was a successful meeting and Bancroft entertained its visitors hospitably. Mrs. Ellen Hand, youngest daughter of Oliver Benschoter, died a week ago Sunday at her father's home near Fairmount. The funeral was held last Thursday and Grant, Frank and Ned, Benschoter, Mrs. A. L. Seeley, Levi and Mrs. Parsons, James Ferguson and wife went up to attend. Mrs. Hand was a woman highly esteemed by all who knew her. and belonged to one of the well known pioneer families of'the county. -Her father la able to 'be up and about, but his health is very poor and he does not improve much.' An old landmark of Algona will soon be removed, It is the old building standing on the corner opposite the Thorington house. It was built for Judge Call by a brother of H. P. Hatch, who went to Oregon, to pay for the judge's log house which he moved to his farm north of Whittemore. Geo. R, Woodworth began his merchandizing in this building when he came here in 1869, and Theo. Chrischilles also began in this store. Mullica & Hackman take it over by the "ark" for a foundry shop and the new brick which is to take its place will soon be begun. The city board of equalization met Monday and raised some of the assessments materially. All the newspaper offices are set up three times what Mr, Lamson put them at. They are not probably as high now as they ought to be but they are higher than other property in Algona, The only property that pays on one-third value is bank stock and land. The rest ranges down to one-tenth or less, while moneys and credits pay next to nothing. The changes made by the board are in the right direction but the assessments are absurd if every man is expected to pay the same tax on the same amount of property. Algona will hereafter get Chicago papers at 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon of the day they are published. The Northwestern began running a very fast train out of Chicago Monday morning, which connects with the regular train north at Ames, It leaves Chicago at 3 o'clock in the morning. There is no change in the regular trains at Algona except that the passenger south goes now at 8:13 instead of 2;40 as heretofore, The 6 o'clock train in the evening connects for Chicago at Eagle Grove just as before and the ride from Chicago to Algona Js the same on the train coming at 8:17 In the morning. The first fast train from Chicago on the Northwestern left Monday morning at 3 o'clock. It consists of a mail car, baggage car, and express car, ancj makes lightning time. It ran 65 miles an hour on the east Iowa division for 10 miles, and eg miles an hour pn the Galena division. From Belle Plaine to Ames under Supt. Hughes it averaged, 51 miles an hour, reaching 60 miles several times. A private car was attached with railway men and Chica-- gp newspaper men who went to Des Moines and had a big time. The train will put Chicago papers Into eastern Iowa before breakfast wd into Moines at noon. Lewis H. and John G. Smith living in Cambridge when Louis Kqs» suth was received oy the Boston, people, and took part in the public demonstrations. The iormer recalls riding in the procession which, escorted Koesuth to Lexington where be roa.de one pi hie most memorableaMpeJISes, Mr. his, mind was chiefly occupied with speculations on the likelihood of his being kicked, a neighboring boy being ahead of him on an animal whose proclivities in that direction were pronounced. Kossuth's various receptions were great occasions for the boys in Boston. Harrison Warner has found several more old half dollar pieces in the bank north of Daniel Rice's, where the others were taken out as noted last week, and the number found there is now 11. They are all dated back to 1820 or earlier. The oldest, bears the date 1793 and is the onecR. M. Gardner has. No one seems to have any explanation for the, find. The coins are bedded in the bank where the creek meets the river on a point that runs down. Some Indian or early trapper must have lost them, but what the story is no one knows. Two trappers were taken by Indians before the -settlement began and were stripped and turned out naked in the spring, and this may have been money belonging to them. Our readers will enjoy learning that the "Pete Peterson" show has come to a bad end. It was the poorest excuse for an ; entertainment ever given in Algona. A West Union dispatch states: Kirk Armstrong, who plays Pete Peterson in the play of the same name, and is also proprietor of the company, skipped Saturday morning, leaving the troupe moneyless, The company has been playing in hard luck, and after the performance at Sumner Friday night, the people demanded their pay. Armstrong-promised it to them the next morning, but during the night with one of his men took the east bound train. . The company skirmished around town and sold a large number of tickets on the strength of a "benefit" to be played that night to enable them to get out of town. About 6 o'clock, however, the balance of the troupe also jumped a train and left for Chicago, and the citizens are still holding their tickets. prices on canned goods this week at the new store. Jas, Patterson.' GARTER has- gone back to selling Gold Mine flour the best ever brought' to Algona, GALBRAITH is selling ginghams, outing cloth, calicos, and plad dress goods at 5 cents a yard. THE Opera House Grocery is the place to Buy your groceries. You can now get Gold Mine flour at Carter's. It is the best. "I WALL paper, new stock at Galbraith's, CHILDREN'S and men's clothing. We still have a good stock that we are selling regardless of cost. G. L. Galbraith. ARCTICS, rubbers, and boots and shoes at cost. F. S. Stough, Don't fail to see the New. because we can give you more rods per pound in the M Waukegan" than in any other wire in ths market, See our new 4 « Quick Meal," Riverside, and Jewel Stoves=—==Befor§ you buy. The Sherwin-Williams prepared paints are the best and the cheapest, We handle wood and iron PUMPS, white lead and oils, glass, engine supplies, and do eave spouting, tin, iron and felt roofing, Call and see us before you buy, H, J. WINKIE. The Nortlwn Iowa Exehangu,

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