The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1898 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 1898, VOL. XXXIII-NO. 3, Tone Bros/ Cannon Chop Tea, We know from years of experience that Tone Bros.' coffees are the best for the money. We have now added to our line this fancy tea, which we will positively guarantee to give you better satisfaction than any other 50c tea in Algona. Sold only by M. Z. Grove & Son. faster Goods. SOLONS HAVE GONE HOME, NEW SHOES. NEW CAPES. NEW PARASOLS. NEW DRESS GOODS. NEW GLOVES. Remember we keep the celebrated Gerster kid gloves. Every pair warranted. G. L. Galbraith & Co. Fine Furniture, PICTURE FRAMES AND -NICE REPAIR "WORK. f\. M. COf\N. Undertaking and Embalming. LEGISLATURE ADJOURNED FRIDAY Baton Wanted to Thrash a Hoportcr —Epitome of the Closing Days of the Session. The legislature adjourned at 0 o'clock Friday evening. It had decided to adjourn at noon Thursday, and the clock was actually stopped at that time in the hope that adjournment would come during the afternoon. But a deadlock on typewriter salaries occurred a.t the last moment and the clock was set going again. -F- -H -*- not to call him. He took a big dose of morphine and died Friday at 4 o'clock. He was about 82 years old. Some years ago he attended the Algona normal school, and had many friends in Algona. The funeral was held Sunday. THINGS TO REMEMBER, I The Cash Grocery .South of court house. A good California dried peach at 5c per pound; loose Muscatell raisins at 4^c per pound;_ California prunes at 4gC per pound; best evaporated raspberries at i8c per pound. " Try our California canned goods at xoc. A good table syrup at 250 per gal. Closing out our maple syrup at 6$c per gal. Hay and grain delivered to any part of the city. South of court house. . C- FINANCIAL. Kossuth Coiinty State Bank, $50,000. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought ami sold. Collec tlons made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WJ1. H. INGHAM, President; T. CHBISCHIILES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL 850,000 AMBROSE A. OAtli President I WM. K. PEEGUSON Cashier P. H. HUTCHINS .'...Vice President I C. D. SMITH Asst. Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. 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. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarice, President, 0. C. Ohubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Ijantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron SchencU, • Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. General Banking. PRIYA.TE SAFETY DEPOSIT VA.VLT8- ^"Interest paid on time deposits. Tho committee on retrenchment and reform of which both Senator Funk and Judge Carr were members reported in favor of cutting the salaries of janitors, clerk?, typewriters, etc., to somewhere near the commercial rate. The report raised a storm of protest in the offices and was rejected in the senate. But the senate appropriation committee had made its estimates on the basis of this reduction and its report was accordingly sent buck. It refused to change it, and the senate refused to adopt it. The deadlock lasted a day. A compromise was flnally effected by which some few salaries were put up a little. -t- -f- H- One of the amusing features of the close of the session was a caucus of the free silver democrats gathered to read the Dos Moines Leader out of the party. They unanimously declared that it is unworthy the patronage of the pure democracy, and that its opinions are for sale. It is said that a free silver daily is to bo started in DOS Moines. •+- -f- -s- During the three last legislative sessions Senator Punk's ways and means committee has not been defeated on a single important measure. It is a remarkable record. Senator Punk has been a power in recent legislation. •*- H- H- This legislature furnishes some candidates for state office. Representative Merriam is out for the state audl- torship this fall. Senator Mullan will ask to be attorney general. Speaker Punk wants to be governor, it is alleged. -5- -S- -J- The last act of the session was the appropriation of $600,000 for war. In case war'is declared an extra session will not have to be called to provide money for getting Iowa's troops in fighting trim. -i- -S- -*During the coming year $1,600,000 will be raised for ordinary expenses and $1,600,000 the year following. It is estimated that this will pay running expenses and wipe out the state debt. It amounts to a three-mill levy. Representative Eaton made himself ridiculous at the last by arising to a question of privilege and offering to thrash a newspaper reporter. A member who can't get fair treatment from the newspaper men has not sense enough for the legislature. Newspaper men are occasionally unfair, but when one considers the complimentary prevaricating they do for an average legislative body a few slips ought to be overlooked. Following are the important acts of this session: The state board of control bill. It provides a board of three members to control 13 of the state's institutions— its charitable, eleemosynary, penal and reformatory establishments, leaving only the three educational institutions outside. The board is given administrative and executive powers over them, and supersedes the boards of trustees, which under the old law administered the institutions, a separate board to each. About70 trustees and local treasurers of institutions are abolished. The new board takescharge July 4. Voting $500,000 for war if war comes. Allowing counties to contract with banks for interest on the county deposits. The Temple amendment, the occasion of a famous fight in the Twenty- sixth assembly, was passed with practically no opposition. Building and loan contracts made prior to the passage of the law of 1896, which otherwise might be assaulted as usurious, are legalized by an act to that effect. The pharmacy laws are amended to make the penalties for illegal liquor selling less severe in some cases in which it was considered they were unreasonable. The practice of osteopathy in the state-is legalized. A year ago a like bill was defeated after a great fight. The Missouri river is adopted as the western boundary of the state for judicial purposes without regard to change of channel. Tt is expected'Nebraska will adopt a corresponding law, thus putting an end to many questions of disputed jurisdiction. The state treasurer is authorized to sell warrants in anticipation of revenues, when necessary on Account of a deficit, and interest on warrants is reduced from 6 to 5 per cent. A primary election law was passed to provide legal guards against corrupt practices at such elections. The support funds of the state institutions are reduced to such an extent that a biennial saving of about $150,000 will be made. Fully 150 bills were killed, an important feature of this session. DEATH OF HARRY KAMRAR. A Former Algonu Normal Student TaUeg Morphine. Hurry Kumrar, oldest son of Hon. J. L. Kamrar of Webster City, came to Ames from Des Moines Thursday and went to the hotel, ordering the clerk G. A. R. tonight. Galbraith has a. fine Easter display. Krafts big opening spring sale comes this week, beginning tomorrow. Don't miss it. Prices for a "Breezy Time" will be 35, 50 and 76 cents. Seats on sale Thursday morning. Geo. Welles, the big land magnate of Ramsay, bought a fine gang plow at the Wigwam last week and had it shipped. The Presbyterian ladies will give dinner and supper at Grange hull on Thursday, April 7. Dinner 20 cents, supper 15 cents. The Epworth league will have an egg symposium at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs." C. C. Samson on Saturday evening of thin week. Refreshments will be served nnd program given. Come and have a social time. Tho following program has been prepared to be given at the Women's Library Aid society Friday afternoon at th'o reading room. A paper by Mrs. J. R. Jones, Amsterdam and Rotterdam; paper by Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, Holland and the United States; reading by Mrs. M. A. Vincent, Scientific Methods in Cookery. Services at tho Methodist church next Sunday will bo appropriate! to tho Easter festival. Rov. Day's theme for for morning discourse will be, "Tho Resurrection of Jesus, the Buttress of Faith." In the evening the Sunday school will give its annual Easter concert. All are invited. Elder P. S. Hart of Lincoln, Nebraska, will hold meetings in the Adventist church each evening this week. The subject for this (Wednesday) evening will be "Tho True Gospel and What Is It." Thursday evening, "The Greatest System of Robbery in the World." All are invited. Clay Clement April 14 at the Call. This is the last attraction booked up to this time and as it is without doubt the best since Keene produced Richard III here and the opera house company have been obliged to guarantee a large amount of money in order to secure the attraction, they hope tho patrons of the house will appreciate their efforts by filling every seat. CANNON CHOP. ich eaped, By Handling the Best Goods. We have them and will be pleased to supply you. Langdon & Hudson. TBL/BPHONB NO. IS. J. T. ChriscMlles, President. G. 0. Hudson, Vice President. If. Lantry, Treasurer. James Patterson, Secretary. ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCOUPORATKD.] HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. Dealers in Hard and Soft Goal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-giade Flour. Special attention paid to the Exchange and Owing to the large and constantly increasing demand for our superior grade of flour wo are enabled to offer from 5 to 10 cents per bushel above the market price for good wheat, F. W. DINGLE Y, Manager. The Independent Stage Driver. Easteru tourists who cannot differentiate between a California stage driver and an eastern ooaohman meet with many a rude shook in the wild and woolly west, and they soon learn that the Oalifornian is a knight of the reins several grades higher in the social scale than the menial of the east. There is an old driver at Monterey who is determined that his patrons shall make no mistake concerning his exact status, and in a quiet way ho checks all attempts to make a servant of him. A short time ago he was driving a party of tourists about, when one querulous old lady who had annoyed him not a little by her air of superiority asked: "My man, do you know the name of that wild flower?" "Yep," he replied and flicked one of his leaders with his whip. She paused a moment for him to give the name, but ho merely clucked to the wheelers. "Driver, do you know the name of that flower?" she repeated in an imperious tone. "Yep. Git up there, Ballyl" Again she waited and again demanded: "Man, don't you know the name of that flower?" "Yep. G'long there, Pete!" "Then why don't you tell me?" "Oh, yon want to know, toft, do you? That's a wild rose."—San Francisco Post. Arkansas, a great many years ago, was nicknamed the Bear State, from the abundance of bears in the mountainous districts. For over 40 years Arkansas had almost a monopoly of the bear stories of this country. Charles VI of France was hated by bis people, and in derision was termed the Well Beloved. Ever Did it Strike You that your tinware didn't as long as it should? Did you ever realize that it was due to rust rather than wear? If you could buy a piece of tinware of nearly twice the weight with a guarantee not to rust, for the same price, wouldn't you do it? The LISK anti-rust tinware is, without exception, heaviest on the market, and every piece is guaranteed. amine it and convince yourself. the Ex- J. W. Robinson's, IFiozieer Hard/ware. LAND EXCURSIONS LOOK TO YOUR EYES. •W. 35". I5I3P3CS, Opthalmlc Optician. The most difficult cases of children a specialty. Do your eyes ache, smart, water, become inflamed, or pain in the eyeball, orbit, temple or forehead? If so you should consult a competent optician, with the latest sblentlllc method of correcting all errors of refraction. Examination and consultation free. Oftlce over E. J. Gllmore's store, Algona, Iowa. NOTICE. There will be a special meeting of the electors of the independent district of Algona, Iowa, at the sheriff's office in Algona, Iowa, 011 Monday, April 18, 1898, at which time there will bo submitted the following proposition, towit: Shall the board of directors of the iudependent district bo authorized to secure u site and build a new school house at a cost 01 $17,000, and to issue bonds in payment therefor? Polls will be open from 1 o'clock 'to (i o'clock p. m. Dated at Algona, Iowa, April 5, 1898. E. 13. HUTLEK, President. C, M. DOXSEE, Secretary, ABE RUN BY THE EVERY TUESDAY Frank Nicoulin Land Company, Minnesota and Dakota Lands, HALF FARE PLUS $2. GET WATER OR NO PAY. Th'e undersigned has a complete Steam Cable Well Drilling Outfit, and solicits the making of deep or shallow wt'lls on the terms above stated. D. R M. P. IIAGGAHD. G. F. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.] Abstracts, Real Estat Collegians, One Hundred Dollars Is offered to any person who can duplicate the *.A

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