The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1898 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAKCH 16, 1898. VOL. XXXIIHSTO. 52. We Have The Largest And best line of dried fruits in town, graded from the cheapest to the best, of them in several grades: Apples, Apricots, Blackberries, Currants, G-rapes, Golden Prunes, Seedless Currents, The line is new and complete, We offer the following, some Peaches, Pears, Pitted Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Raspberries, Seeded Raisins. Our bargain list is as long and good as heretofore and all yours the cash. M. Z. Grove & Son's. for JUST ARRIVED: ONE YEAR IN COUNTY JAIL A large lino of the celebrated Tro Waists And a nice new line of SKIRTS. G. L. Galbraith & Co. Fine Furniture, PICTURE FRAMES AND -NICE REPAIR WORK. fV. M. COf\N. Undertaking and Embalming. THIS IS ALBERT RAHM'S REWARD Jury Said He Was Guilty of Attempt to do Great Bodily Injury—Other District Court Matters. The jury found Rabin guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily injury. The maximum penalty is one year in jail or a $500 fine, but not both. Judge Quarlon sentenced him to a year in jail at hard work, and in a half hour's vigorous talk told him how he was regarded in the community. The hard work will bo provided and if Rahm can reform this penalty is as likely to bo effective as any. It is to be said in his behalf that neighbors in other parts of the county than Prairie speak well of him, and that when ho is away from his old friends and from liquor ho is a peaceable and hardworking man. The case was hotly contested and the verdict is quite a victory for F. M. Curtiss. The other Rahm and Roskopf were both acquitted. ANOTIIlOli LUND CASE. Mrs. Carter, aunt of F. S. Stough, bought a mortgage for §1,400 on Chas. Anderson's land purporting to have been made by Mr. Anderson to Frank Chandler. Anderson says the mortgage was forged by Lund and that he never made such an instrument. He sued to have it set aside, Geo. E. Clarke and J. W. Sullivan appearing for him. F,. V. Swotting for Mrs. Carter defended. The case was finished Monday. Col. Burnap of Clear Lake was over as an expert on hand writing. BUFFALO CKNTEB FIKE TROUBLES. Geo.'E. Clarke has been retained by Westenhaver Bros, of Buffalo Center in a curious fight over insurance. The insurance adjuster has selected a referee and the Westenhaver's one, but these two cannot agree on a third, and so it stands. Both sides have suggested several men but none that the other would take. After 10 days the merchants will invoice on their own account and begin selling again. The matter will probably be ended in court. SELLING DEUGS WITHOUT LICENSE. Jake Goederlz and Jo. Jogerst are both under indictment for peddling drugs without complying with the state law. They have given $300 bonds each and will be tried next term. COURT NOTES. The famous Sexton dog case will be decided in the May term of the supreme court. The Dr. Lacy case against Kossuth will be settled soon in the supreme court. The Frink cases from Wesley have not yet been submitted in the supreme court. The time of final settlement is uncertain. The Bonn fence case is still hanging in the supreme court. This is the case where the cyclone blew down the Northwestern fence and the Bonn horses got on the track and were killed. M. Richardson sued Wheeler Bros, of Germania for buying grain of a renter, claiming landlord's lien. The jury were convinced that he had waived his lien and brought in a verdict against him. He sued for $300. Prof. Lilly is appointed by the court to locate a government corner up north. A section of land is involved in the location. Court adjourned last evening ti)l Friday. It will reopen for Friday and Saturday. W. E. Bradford was over from Britt yesterday to defend a Hancock man named Turner in a suit on an old note brought by E. V. Swotting for M. Richardson. The defense was that the note had outlawed. The Cash Grocery South of corut house, has another lot of those California canned goods to sell at lOc; prunes at 40; California peaches Sea pound; Lyon, Arbuckle, and XXXX coffee roc a package; a regular 300 coffee now at I2|c a pound; lemons i5c a dozen. We pay the top price for butter and eggs. Hay and grain delivered to any part of the city. J". O. South of court house. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, SOME COMING EVENTS. comes April Particulars $50,000. .A-XiS-oasT-A., XOW.A... Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tlous made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. Wll. H. INGHAM, President; T. CHRISCHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH, Cusuier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Bai'uet Devlne. First National Bank of Algona, CAPITAL 850,000 AMBROSE A. CALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier P. H. HUTOHINS Vice President I 0. D. SMITH Asst. CublUev Pireotors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. flail, B. H. Spencer, "Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. Special attention given to collections. OMcers ««(* Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0.0. Qb.ubb, Vice Preet., Thos. B. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. It. Galbrafth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Sohe»ck, Thos. F, Odoke. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000, General Banking. PRIVATE SAFEfY PEPQ8W YA.VZT8, {^Interest paid on time deposits. The Grinnell glee club 2, at the opera house, next week. Aiden Benedict in Fabio Romani March 30 at the opera house, Clay Clement comes April 12. Reading room picture sale Tuesday evening, March 21, at the court house, with the following program: Vocal solo, Prof. Forde; recitation, Helen Cowles; high school chorus directed by Mrs. Lee; violin solo, Rev. Buchanan; recitation, Daisy Coombs; vocal solo, Crete Goddard. Auction sale of pictures, 50, all suitable for framing. Go and get sqme good pictures cheap. Friday night lyceum program at the court house at 7:80 sharp: Vocal solo, Miss Maggie Hunt; recitation, Pearl PecU; Municipal Sanitation, Dr. Kene- iick; Municipal Ownership of Franchises, Harvey Inghara; vocal solo, W. O. Forde; Municipal Corruption, F. M. Curtiss; class exerciso in music, MissSchichtl's pupils: Municipal Government in Europe, Mayor Chrisohil- les; vocal duet, Daisy Coombs and Nellie Sessions. Following is the program to be given at the Congregational church next Sunday evening, March 20: Organ voluntary; anthem, choir; piano solo, Miss Edith Bowyer; vocal solo, Miss Peters; mandolin, harp, and organ trio, Messrs. Heonan, McCall, and Forde; anthem, choir; piano duet, Miss Orma Vesper and Mr. Forde; vocal solo, Mrs. Sohleieher; cornet duet, Messrs. Cadv and Walker; piano solo, Miss Irtna D. Clarke; anthem, choir; organ postlude. Memorial services will be held for Noal Dow and Frances Willard in the Congregational church next Sunday at 2:30 o'clock. Program: Music, reading of scripture, prayer; The World's Debt to Its Moral Heroes, Mrs. C. A. Ingham; Neal Dow, Rev. D. M. Stiles; music, America's Uncrowned Queen; Frances E. Willard, Rev. F. E. Day; Frances E. Willard as a Leader of Women, Mrs. A. M, Hprton; rnusio; The Influence of Illustrative Upon the Young, Prof. N. Spencer; closing W. C. T. U. hymn; W. C. T. U. benediction. Invitations are out for an anniversary entertainment by the Improved Order of Redmen, to be given at the lodge room, Friday evening, March 18. The chief speaker will be Dr. E. D. Wiley of Des Moines, the great junior saga- more of the great council of the United States. There will be a musical program, beside short talks by Frederick M. Curtiss and Eugene Tellier. A banquet of corn and venison will be served by tho ladies of the Degree of Pocahontas in the old postofflce room. Following the banquet the Degree of Po- cahoutas will be instituted, Mrs. W. B. Keffer conducting the work. The Epworth league of the Methodist church has arranged a new and novel observance of St. Patrick's day. It will occur at court house hall tomorrow evening and will be a declamatory contest for gold and silver medals by tho following young people: Nellie Robinson, Helen Carroll, Fred Clarke, Ernestine Day, Jessie Parish, and Irwin Wilson. The judges- will be pastors from neighboring towns, and will be fair and impartial, Tho program will be spiced with music by a ladies' quartettes and other soloists. Rev, Buchanan will give four violin solos accompanied by Miss Edith Bowyer. The exorcises begin at 8 o'clock. Admission, 20 cents; children 10 cents. P. A. MATHEWS' NARROW ESCAPE, Gets Scorched In n. 1'Iro nt Sjioncer nncl Saves) Ills Store by Vluclc. The Spencer Reporter tells how tho nervo of Algona's former druggist in Sheet 1 /.' store saved his store at Spencer: Last Friday morning tho passers by were suddenly attracted by a dense black smoke pouring out of tho front door of Mathows & Co.'s drug store. Several rushed in to learn the cause and assist in putting out tho lire, but the choking black smoke made it dark as night inside and few dared the attempt. The trouble arose from a gasoline stove on which was melting a can of carbolic acid crystals. Tho acid must have become too hot, and being a product of petroleum, ignited. When discovered by Mr. Mathews the flames were leap'ing almost to the ceiling. Near by on the shelves were bottles of ether, chloroform, and many other high inflamables that in a few moments would have bursted and then the store would have gone up in tho smoke with all the frame buildings on that corner. In one heroic moment Mr. Mathews grasped the hot stove shutting out the thought of the gasoline explosion that might occur at any moment, and choking the pain from the heat, rushed the mass of flames out the door. In this act his hands and face were burned considerably but not serious. Save a little scorching to the rear door, no damage to the building- resulted. For cool-headed, presence of mind and nerve, "Brick" is ahead of anything in this town for some time, and he has tho satisfaction of knowing that he saved several thousand dollars worth of property by his wise and prompt action. NEW P08TOPFIOE BOX BENTS. Prices In Algoua Will Be Doubled BefjlmiliiK April 1. First Assistant Postmaster General Heath has issued an order whereby after April 1 call boxes will be rented at 26 cents a quarter, small lock boxes 40 cents, large lock boxes 50 cents, and drawers 75 cents. The order is general. The Emmetsburg Democrat says: "After April 1 call boxes will be 25 cents per quarter at the postofflce, small locks 50 cents, and the large drawers 60. The postmaster general has ordered the change." The Webster City Freeman says: "Postmaster C. E. Howard of this city is in receipt of an order from First Assistant Postmaster General Perry S. Heath slightly advancing the rents for both call and lock boxes in the Webster City postofflce as follows: Call boxes 25 cents per quarter, formerly 20 cents; small lock boxes 40 cents, formerly 30 cents; medium look boxes 50 cents, formerly 40 cents; large lock boxes 75 cents, formerly 50 cents. The new order will go into effect April 1." ich leaped, By Handling the Best Goods. We have them and will be pleased to supply you. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE KO. IS. It does not pay to fool with dynamite or irresponsible "dealers"—they both make a loud noise and somebody gets hurt I Buy your lumber of us and get it quickly and RIGHT! We offer you lowest prices and highest grades. John Paul lumber means thorough reliability— excellence all the way through. t We are especially strong on Sash, Doors, Cement, Stucco and Lime! Don't Forget that we always have on hand all kinds of grain and ground feed, bran, shorts, and oil meal at reasonable prices; also PROFESSIONAL. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Qalbralth's. of all kinds and grades. Goods delivered to any part of the city. EL C. & N. W. Elevator. M. P. HAGGARD. G. IT. PEEK WHAT ALGONA HAS DONE. Mayor CUrlschllles Makes a Statement That la Very Creditable to tlie City Management. Mayor Chrischilles makes a public statement of the city finances. He shows that $6,000 has been put into permanent improvements the past year, and that the city debt has been increased only $2,870. The improvements have been: For extending sewer $8,500 For extending water mains 1,500 For drilling well 800 feet 2,000 Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.l Abstracts, Real Estate,-*^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. SULLIVAN & MeMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxio-Ferpruson bljok. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa, J. C. RAYMOND. EKNEST O. RAYMOND RAYMOND & RAYMOND, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. CITY ELECTION NOTICE. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algoua, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence in the Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. Total $0,000 The debt a year ago was, less cash on hand, $12,981.30. The total debt now, less cash on hand, is $15,852. A HEBREW WEDDING. A KossutH Youus M»u Gets u Bride on Suort Order. The following report is from the Armstrong Journal: Mr. H. Fien, a young man of the Hebrew persuasion, who lives about ten miles east of Armstrong, arrived in town Tuesday evening from Chicago. He was accompanied by a blushing bride whom he had married a few days previous in Chicago. It appears that these parties had not seen each other until the day of their wedding, having carried on all their courtship through correspondence. __________ Oue price to All, Cleaning watches, $1; beet main springs. $J. All work warranted. E, G. MAYOR'S PROCLAMATION. Notice Is hereby given thsit the annual municipal election of the city of Algoua, Iowa, will be held on Monday, March 28,1808. Polls will be open from 8 o'clock a. m. till 0 o'clock p. m. Polling places In the different wards as follows: First ward, Byson building; Second ward, John Goeders building next to Wigwam; Third ward, Normal building; Fourth ward, Sheriff's office. The following officers are to be elected: One councilman in First ward to succeed F. H. Vesper. One councilman in Second ward to succeed F. W. Diugley. One councilman in Third ward to succeed P. L. Slagle. One councilman in Fourth ward to succeed M. B, Chapin. There will also be submitted to be voted upon a proposition to levy a tax of one mill on the dollar for library purposes. J. T. CHU1SCUIUJ3S, Mayor. Attest: J. L. DONAUOO, Clerk. 52t3 PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. NOTICE, Notice is hereby given to all parties interested that on the l«h day of March, 1898. the undersigned was appointed by the district court ofKossuth county, Iowa, executor pf the last will and testament of Abigail Crabb, deceased, lute ot salt} county. All persons indebted to said eatttte will make payment to the undersigned, a^iiJioeo having claims against the s* ' autUeuttoaf- pated at M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. H. D. SPENCER, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sexton. Iowa. DR, MARGARET E. COLES. Homeopathic Physician #«$ Surgeon, Office and residence iu Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S., SURGEON DENTf8y.\ Office over the State Bank., Algona, Iowa.

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