The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 13, 1898 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 13, 1898
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' BIB MOIKlBf AL00KA, IOWA, APML 18, 1808, mm MEN POEM A NEW COMPANY. Will ttuii & telephone Line North and We&t-Mi«c:ellatt<)«sdB Slew* JPftftit Ail Qttftfrtei-g. S.'X. Way ol Wesley, his brother 1?hos. A. t Way of Britt, and some other Britt parties have organized a Hew teU ephoae company. It is called the . Southern Dakota Telephone company and will build in Minnesota and South ' Dakota. TheSritt News tells about the new company and says it has al• ready contracted for the construction of 260 miles of line West and north from Plpestone, Minn., material has been ordered and is now being delivered for that purpose at Madison, Watertown, Clear Lake, Flandreau and Volga, in Dakota, and Granite Palls, Tracy, Lake Betitoti*and intermediate towns in Minnesota. The new company hopes to be able to build 600 to 1,000 miles of new line during the season of 1898. Ex-Congressman W. H. Butler has charge of certain territory and is in the employ the company for the season. The division headquarters will be at Pipestone, Minn,, and Madison, S. D., but the general management will be conducted from Britt, as the new line, while a separate and distinct company, will in fact be an extension of the lines of the West' ern Electric telephone company, whose headquarters and general offices are located here. The Western Electric has also recently obtained a franchise in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the lines will be extended to and operated in the twin cities soon. The Western Electric system of telephone lines now contains over 3,000 miles. They own many exchanges and valuable terminals iu cities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, and is the largest •independent telephone line in the United States. Wesley News. Hill & Peck, the new banking firm at LuVerno, began business in'the German bank Monday morning. The stockholders in Wesley are: Frank Heal, Dr.. and Mrs. J. E. Hill and Geo. B. Hall. The firm have purchased a lot and will erect a solid brick building at once. Fred Amesbury has added an incandescent oil lamp to illumine the front end of his store. This kind of a lamp is something new in Wesley. The lamp has two lights. The lower one is enclosed and burns very low, similar to a lamp burning low in one's room at night. This low light generates a gas which furnishes the fuel for the upper and brilliant light. One gallon of oil is said to last from 50 to 80 hours. The city marshal arid Detective Giddings received word from Garner yesterday morning to keep a sharp lookout for two run-away boys who left home Tuesday evening, ages respectively 12 and 14 years. The boys, Roy Steele and Bay Abby, were found at Cor with and brought to Wesley by Lawyer Rlpley- yesterday afternoon. After taking supper at the Central house they took the evening train to Garner. The boys.had formed an opin- ipn that they, would make good cow•boys and had started for Texas. A young boy whose parents live on a farm about two miles east of Wesley narrowly escaped being run ever by a west bound freight on the Wesley hill. The hill is very steep and frequently freight trains are forced to pull their trains up iu sections. This boy, in company with another, was trying to catch on for a short ride and the other did succeed, but the train was moving too rapid for this lad and when he grabbed for the stop on the side of the cars he was jerked off his feet and thrown to the ground, where he turned several 'summeriaults. Had the track bed been on a level Instead of sloping down at the sides, the chances are he would have rolled under the oars and been ground to pieces. This should be a warning for small boys to leave freight trains alone. formation In fefartl to such institutions andftmeetlfagwill be held Saturday fllgftt t6>esf his report and donsldef the feasibility of the enterprise. Mrs. Sato. Hutchison, who is Visiting irt the flood atridketi portion 6? Ohio, writes to a friend here that although whlttemore has beeti unfortunate in having a fife tt Wight be worse. The town where she is has been flooded and she and the family with whom she stopped were driven to the upper story of the house and finally taken from there in boats. "Almost incalculable damage has been done by the high water. < Hon. 3. M. Farley has finished his Work as representative of Kossutb county unless a special session should be necessary. KossUth has nothing to regret in its choice for representative. MOSTLY ftOOTlfflfc BUSINESS A2&1L SEBSlOlT Otf OOtffiT? L/cdynt-d Lender. We heard it reported on the streets today that another blacksmith shop would soon be opened up in Ledyafd. Geo. C. Call is about to commence the erection of a new house on one of his farms near Lodyard. I/uVerne News. Mr. Wyant, Miss Patton, Miss Sarah Hof, and Miss Bertha Hanna drove to Algona today and spent the day in visiting the schools of that place. Bancroft Register. G. F. Holloway and J. A. and Josh Cunningham left Tuesday morning for a land inspection tour about Roll a and Springfield, Missouri. Mr. Cunningham will, probably locate there. A. Adolphson is still under the doctor's care in the Chicago hospital. The operation of lifting a piece of his skull and relieving the pressure on his brain was successful in every way and the surgeons are now operating on his crippled arm with a hope of increasing his use of that member. He will probably remain in the hospital for a month yet. Wm. Witte, the young man arrested in Seneca last week for disposing of a forged check at the Burt bank, is a rather reckless cuss with his pen. Bo- sides the Burt transaction, he caught two of the Algona banks for small amounts; he at one time tried to dispose of a note, to which he had forged Nick Tix and a neighbor's name, at the Farmers' & Traders' bank here; but Cashier Lenander was cautious about taking it until its genuineness could be verified, and thus saved the bank from loss.- It is also believed he is the fellow who forged J. A. Wlnkel's name to a check and cashed it 'during a rush of business at the State bank a year or more ago. His prospects for a lengthy stay down at Anamosa are exceptionally bright. Wesley Reporter. , The Algona town equalization board has declared war on the old duffers who for the past 16 years have been living on the interest of their money and placing their taxable assets at from £50 to $150. In many instances the board have very properly raised these amounts from one to $10,000. That's right, compel them to be honest if they will not from principle. Germniiln Standard. Albert Rosenau's little boy had a couple of fingers nearly out off Monday by getting them in a washing ringer. As we were about to go to press this week Thursday fire broke out In the second story of the Commercial house in the room of a boarder. The alarm was given and the whole town with buckets of water and fire extinguishers rushed to the scene of destruction. No sooner had the preventatives arrived than B. F. Kleist found the source of it all. Bucket full after bucket full of water was applied and the fire to the happiness of all was miraculously put out. It started from a pipe or match. Apoot-Hotunent of Hallway Assess* tttents-Cointalttees for Grade and bridge Work. MAPLE sugar—the genuine- article— direct from New York. M. Z. GROVE & SON. Burt Monitor. Algona should be light and literary. The marriage of Bert Paine to Miss Edna Tatham of Woolstock is on the program to take place about the 20th of this month, George Paine came home yesterday from bis studies at Iowa City, By starting in Jan. 1 instead of last fall he finds that he cannot arrange his studies to advantage with those of the class. He will probably remain out now until fall again, The new bank people have T. H. Connor at work upon plans for their building, He will draw several plans and they will soon make a selection, In the meantime the work of excavating for the basement is going on, Detective Ford having the job. Bwea city Herald. , The school two miles west was obliged to give in to the measles this week.. Mr, 'and Mrs, G/H. Barber departed on Monday's train for Burlington, where they yrill leave ibe children relative? and proceed to England, Barber's parents are living in Mr, JJngland and they go to ylejt them, ' 3?be department is experimenting wjtb $he frronjfer of tnail at the cross, ing east of (own at present. Mr. : Clausen, Jiving near by, gete the mail JJFOPA tbs IMW sejpger trains and transfers ipojae proper "Ipsifta, ft is quite a convenient arrangement, but we %»ubt .its EgjJBgd^nttouea permanently. s, j, Your Wedding King. Buy your wedding ring of us, we always make the bride a present. We were the originators of the above ring advertisement and our competitors were so completely infatuated with our method of advertising: that they immediately copied the idea. It is just as we tell you, we lead and others try to follow.-3tf DlNGLEY & PUQH. MONEY—On first mortgages, Money^On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa. NORTHERN grown seed wheat, pure seed flax, and choice timothy seed, can be secured from the Algona Milling company at reasonable prices.-2t8 ON April 1 the Flint and Pere Marquette steamer line resumed reglar service between Milwaukee and Ludington, and the Crosby Transportation Co, (D. G. H. & H. steamer line) will resume regular service between Milwaukee and Grand Haven and Muskegan. F. & P, H, steamers will leave Milwau? kee daily except Saturday at 8;45 p. m. Crosby Transportation Co.'s steamers will leave Milwaukee dally except Saturday at 9 p. m,-^3tS , WHY vise interior goods and imitations of coffee when Chase & Sanborn's coffees are cheapest? 46 SEE that New York maple sugar at Grove fc Sop's, Wpw 10919 W,Jt IDI The county board did but little last week except the routine business. The railway assessment foe the county was apportioned as follows: M B. 0, JR. & N. Ky.-fc3,t6() per rnlie^ Gtermanla, inc. liOQ.t.... ;.,...$ 4,125 Germanla, Ifld. 1.00.., 3.760 Leayard,4.02 IS.TSO Harrison, 5.00 , 18.750 Sweft Olty, 1.00 3.760 BWea, 0.00 , , 22,600 Lincoln, 6,01.,...,..., ,.,...,..., 19.185 Lincoln, (Gefhmnlalnd.) 1.00 3,760 West Bend, 1.06 miles ® $3,704 per mile... , , 6,810 Garfleld, 2.05 miles © $3,704 per mile. 0,074 0. M. & St. P. By.-JO.OOO per mile- Wesley, 2.79 „.... 16,740 Wesley, Inc. .75...: 4,600 Wesley, lnd.1.25 7,500 Prairie, 1.21 ,' 7,280 Irvlngton, 4.95 29,700 Algona, 2.09. 12,380 Algona, Ind. 2.08 12,480 cresco, 3.01 18,000 Whlttemore, 4.19...... , 25,140 Whlttetnbre, Inc. 2.06 12,380 0. & N. W. Hy.-$5,012 per mile— LuVerne, .00 301 LuVerne, inc. 1.33 0,000 Sherman, 0.04 33,280 Iryihgton, 3.21 10,088 Algona, Ind. 1.32 .', 0,010 Grosco.l.OO 5,012 Algona, inc. 1,72 ., 8,021 Union, (AlgonaInd.) .81.... 4,000 Plum Greek, 5.19 20,012 Plum Oreelt. (Algona Ind.) .47 2,355 Portland, .44 2,205 Burt, 3.58 17,043 Burt, Ind. 1.03 5,102 Burt, inc. 1.04 5,212 Greenwood, 2.98 14,935 Bancroft, Ind. 2.01 10,074 Bancroft, Inc. 1.01 5,002 Harrison, 1.30 '. 0,615 Ledyard,3.14 16,738 Ledyard, Ind. 1.10 5,513 Ledyard, Inc. 1.34 0,215 Springfield. 5.89...... i.... SO,520 M. &. St. L. Ry.-$4,020 per mlle- LuVerne, 3.09 14,850 LuVerno, Ind. 1.32 5,314 LuVerne, Inc. 1.23 4,052 Gorwith, iud. 1.50 0,280 COMMITTEE WORK. In addition to the committee work reported last week members of the board arc appointed tis follows: John G. Smith to build bridge and grade between 6 and 8 in Union; to build bridge and grade on 36 between Whlttemore and Garfield; to build grade between 22 and 27, 08-28; to report on grade on line between 18 and 19,17 and 18 in Portland; to buy a small pile driver; to report on grade between 21 and 22 Union townshsp and bridge on section 9, 97-28. M. Weisbrod to report on grade between 30 and 31, 98-30; to view and report on grade line of 7 and 8, 98-30, and 29 and 82, 98-29, and bridge and grade on line of spction 17 and 20, 97-29, and bridge and grade on line of section 29 and 20, 97-30, and build grade on line of section 25, Seneca. L. Barton to view and report on grades and bridges between section ]5 and 16, Garfield township, and between sections 30 and 31, 95-27; grade between 22 and 27, 94-28; build bridge between section 4 and 9, Sherman township and on line of section 10, 94-27, and build a bridge on line of section 19 and 30 Sherman township. E. Kunz to view and report on grades between section 16 and 16, and 10 and!5 97-27 and section 32 Wesley township, and grade and bridge on line of section 33 and 34, Wesley township, and build t rade on line of section 24 and 35, and and 3, Wesley township, W. J. Burton to view and report on grades on line of section 80, 99-27 and section 17, 99-27 and section 5 and 6, 98-27, and build grade on lines of section 11-13-14,100-97. ROUTINE MATTERS. Recorder Randall reports $1,291.35 fees, Jan, 1 to March 31. Clerk Crose reports $462.60 fees, Jan. 1 to April 1. Auditor Calkins reports $144.75 fees, Jan. 1 to April 1. Bonds of E. W. Palmer, C. A. Erickson, W. G. Beach, and W. A. Peters approved. Bond of Dr. Waud, county physician, of $1,000 approved. Tax sale number 9,220 on nw se 36, 95-27 redeemed. Erroneousassessment. Tax sale numbers 6^897, 9,256 and 8,695 redeemed. Erroneous sale. School fund loans approved. Taxes of 1897 abated on lot 20, Way's sub-division; lot 4, block 3 Call's addition; n 2, w 14 rods lot 2, block 3, Call's addition, all in Wesley; lot 1, block 1, reservation 2 in Algona. Refund asked on s e 2, and ne 4, 97-27 not allowed, German township not allowed $100 road tax asked. Claim for damages for highway on east line of 1 in prairie not allowed, In use as road more than 10 years. County sells its interest in lot 4, block 40, Algona, to Jerome Finnegan for $29; also purchases lot 4, block 42, from Finnegan for $86,66; also sells lot 4, block 42, to Louis Lousing for $145. S. E. Grove is appointed constable for Wesley, The dandelion is an bid World Dot native in America, sate far to the toofth And on some of the highest of our toCsterri mountains. But somehow it 'Was brought bete, perhaps from England, in old colonial times. Now we see its golden heads and feathery balls at every grasny roadside, the "clocks" the boys and girls blow to tell the boor. A few yean ago farmers in the northwest found a new weed, ft vile, prickly weed, in their wheatflelds. In a very Short time this weed, the Russian thistle, baa spread over wide notes of the best farm land in that part of the country and bas done great injury to the crops. How do these plants spread so fast and so far? They are not carried about and planted. No one Would be so foolish as to sow Russian thistles. The mother plant must have Ways of her own for sending her off spring abroad into Plants propagate themselves in two ways,- from seed or from buds. Sometimes these buds are borne on slender runners. A strawberry plant, after it has blossomed, begins to send Out such runners, with buds, unfolding tufts of leaves, along them. These tufts are at first connected with the parent plant, but later the runners between break away, and each tuft becomes a new plant. Many grasses, like Bermuda grass and the troublesome quick or couch grass, have creeping stems, each joint sending out a bunch of roots below and bud on the upper side. If you try to hoe up such grasses, you only make matters worse, for each joint when out off is ready to form on independent plant. Such grasses spread very fast and soon take .possession of the land they get The,* into.—Thomas H. Kearney, Jr., iu Nicholas. St. The "Voice" at a Political Meeting, A candidate at an election was known to be strongly iu favor of flogging in the army. He said he saw no necessary disgrace attached to being flogged. "Why," qried be, "J was flogged my. self once, and it was for telling the truth." "And it onred 'ee, naw doubt," said ft rustic in the meeting,—London Telegraph. Another on the list. "Hello, Stimsou, what's all that Whistling about? Not trying to raise the wind, are your" "No," said Stimson, unpuokering his mouth from a violent effort to produce "Benny Havens, Oh." "I am merely reviving old melodies." "But I never before even suspected yon of being musical," and his friend looked anxiotra. "Oh, I say, hang it, can't a fellow whistle without being called to task about it?" "Not when whistling is so seldom heard that it is in danger of becoming one of the lost arts." "Well, I must own up, I see. I am not whistling for amusement, nor for the music that's in it. I am whistling for my health." "Your health? Nonsense!" "There's no nonsense about it. Look at my chest. It has increased two inches in girth since I began to whistle. The exercise has done it, I have expanded the muscles, and the pnll on the ribs has strengthened them, and my general health is benefited. Yousee/I have'em- ployed a new method of compressed air treatment." "You mean that you have added one more to the list of cranks." "Nothing of the kind. But I have given the idiots who are always asking fool questions one more question for their repertories. S'long." — Detroit ffree Press. An Actor's Stories. Mr. Morrison recounted two anecdotes in his experiences in playing Faust. At one place the trapdoor throngh which he disappears in the fifth act refused to work, and, to use his expression, "his plume stood erect." "Can't you open it?" he asked in an excited tone. There was an awful pause for a moment, when away in the gallery somebody sung out: "Holy Moses, hell's full!" At another time, while breakfasting at a hotel, he noticed that the colored waiter who brought him his meal kept staring at him. He told the waiter that he might go. "When I need you," be added, "I will send for you." "Need me?" exclaimed the waiter in evident recollection of Mephisto. "Bay, Mr. Morrison, I went to your show last night." "And how did you like it?" "Like itl Say, Mr. Morrison, that last scene was awful. But one thing consoled me. I couldn't see any nigger in hell!"—New York Letter. LOOK TO YOUR EYES. — Opthalmle Optician. The most difficult oases pi children a specialty. Do your eyes ache, eraavt, water, become in- . Office over E. " NOTICE, Tfeere will fee a i electors of the. inlej paaJawa,a1<thjB 8 WdenS , on propositjan, rsofor? of ti 91 tj» .91 Al- m aw.»-MW Holmes fwd Kerr. Of the raany anecdotes illustrating the genial burner and prodigious memory of Oliver Wendell Holmes, the following \vas related by one of the poet's classmates, John Bozman Kerr of Maryland: Mr, Kerr was as aristocratic in his notions as Holmes himself^ and was so unusually particular about 'the spelling of bis name that it became a laughing matter with the students, Twenty years after the class bad graduated Mr, Kerr bad occasion to visit Boston, and while there called upon bis old classmate, then grown famous, When Mr. Kerr was ushered into Holmes' study, the poet hurried forward, and, seizing bis old friend with both bands, cried heartily, "Welcome to Boston, J-o-b-n B-o-z- m-a-n K-e-r-r," as fast as be oonld spell it.—Washington Post. Hl8 Only Jojte, John Anthon, who lives in law libraries between the covers of an old calf skin treatise labeled " Anthon's Nisi Prius," was a gentleman of solemn visage, solemn mien and solemn address while at tne bar. But be was known in 9, moment of jnjpatienpe to be once fnjq< ay, Opposed, to a lawyer named Ed- jnwud J, Pprter, fee began, bjg address to tfce Jury by saying, "ifpw, gentlemen, I sbjJl aste your »ia to bot^e up j>gr» tor," Wfcp qn^jjly r^nsnd,9& »'I| J&er »?y Wm There are more Deere Corn Planters made, sold, and used than any other kind. They are the most popular because they are the best. Call and see them and we will show you why. PRICES RIGHT. .; Wilfrid P. Jones. TlfcLG ALGONA AND BQBT. The Wetmore Truss THIS TRUSS MURDERS Mel I WEAR THE WBIUOKE TRUSS A truss embodying the sym- plicity and durability of all other trusses, and yet unlike any of them. The most simple truss ever made. Is practically indestructible—wears forever. Made on strictly hygienic principles— no cumbersome springs to pass around the body. It gives perfect freedom of action without the slightest movement of the truss. Does not take one-half the pressure to hold the rupture that the old styles take. Holds the rupture easily, yet firmly and surely. It stays Just where It Is placed. TUe cheapest high-grade truss yetproduced.! It Is absolutely guaranteed to fit and hold the hernia with comfort, or money refunded. Don't buy any other truss before trying this For sale and guaranteed by W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, PROFESSIONAL. -V k^^-^X^-V^^^w-V^^^^^-N. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston bloctf. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-Ferjsuson block. ,E. V. S WETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. J. O. RAYMOND. BHNEST 0. RAYMOND RAYMOND & RAYMOND, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. ATTORNEY CURTISS, AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN- AND SURGEON. Bloc,. H. C. McCOY, M. D,, PHYSICIAN AND 8URQEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. Don't take any chance on Abstracts of Title. My books are thoroughly complete. None put experienced abstractors have ever written a word in them. My work is done by comBe- tent persons and is guaranteed. Anything entrusted to me will have prompt and careful at- REAL ESTATE LOANS, FARMS AND WILD LANDS. C, C, SAMSON, Algona, Iowa. Opera House Block. YEARS' cool fl»-MS» mm, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Algona, Iowa. — M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. H. D. SPENCER, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, ffexton, Iowa. DR. MARGARET E. COLES, Comeojjathie Physician and Surgeon. Office ana residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. S, GLASIER, D. D. S., SURGEON DENTIST. Office over the state Bank. Algona, Iowa DENTIST, A. L. RIST, D. D, s. 1,009,1 anaesthetic jto» deadenlm* nain in gums when extracting te^f, ln =3S TO. I, A, Drugs and Medicines. 0% NO J»*tor, i Afc

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