The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 18, 1898 · Page 1
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i. - ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1898. VOL. XXX1IMSKX 9. This is The Season for Canned Goods, We have a large assortment at prices within the reach of all. M. Z. Grove & Son. Galbraith's Ribbon Sale. FRIDAY and SATURDAY We will place on sale 3,000 yds, of wide faucy ribbons, worth from 30 to 75c a yd. at 25c. Remember the date, May 20-21. G. L. Galbraith & Co. J. T. Chrischilles, &. 0. Hudson, T. H. Lantry, James Patterson, President. Vice President. Treasurer. Secretary. ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCORPORATED.] (HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-giade Flour. Special attention paid to the Exchange ant •Owing to the large and constantly increasing demand for our superior grade of flour we are enabled to offer from 5 to 10 cents per bushel above the market price for good wheat. F, W. DINGLE Y, Manager, INSURANCE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Office over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, ($50,000. . 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. WH. H. INUHAM, President) T, CHBISCHII,LES, Vice Prea; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors— Win. H. Ingham, John G. Smith. J. B. Jones, T. Ohrisehilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. • First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL. $50,000 U1BROSE A. OAJbli President! WM, K. FERGUSON Cashier ). H. HDTOHINS.,.. Vice President I 0, D. SMITH ".. Asst. " "' Directors—D. H. Hutching, 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. Olarke, President, 0. .0, Ohubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, TU08. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 1.00,000. General Banking, PRIVATE SAFETY PEPOSIX ^•"Interest paid on time deposits. ONLY COUNTY SEAT WIND, THAT ttOBTH KOSStJTH EAILWAT. Bailey Explains flow the Garneritos "Mensute Space" and Build Hallways with "Moles." /. _____ 7 Unless THE UPPER DBS MOINES Is wholly deceived there is nothing but a little Hancock court house wind in the proposed railway across Kossuth north of Hurt. Garner is promoting the project and Garner's objective point is the vote inLakeChrystal township, Hancock county, on court house location.VThis accounts for the sud- deness of the whole thing. The court house matter is to be settled the first of June. The railway vote had to come in May, therefore. It is of course possible that something may come of it, but before any Kossuth townships tie themselves up they should investigate carefully. If a tax is voted it ties the township up for years and prevents it from joining in any other railway project, even if a good opportunity should offer. BAILEY'S OPINION OF IT. The following from Bailey of the Britt Tribune about sizes up the new road:#The Garner Construction company rs getting along fine in building their cars and coaches for the Crystal Lake extension. Fox, Riploy et al. have some valuable experience gained in the construction company days, when the hay and hog ruck combination was manufacturing in Garner. Now, for instance, instead of measuring off the slats in the hog rack, and putting them certain distances apart, they now measure off the holes between the slats first. They can do this without any material whatever, and thus economize on time. All the slat cars for cattle, and the palace horse cars of this new railroad are thus laid out now. They have all the windows of the coaches laid out, the doors at the ends of the cars and the holes inside the smokestacks. Their engineers could thus be kept busy until material could be got on the ground. Even the spaces between the seats, the holes inside the water coolers, the key holes in the doors, the ventilating holes in the roof, the spaces under the coaches between the wheels, the space between the ends of the coaches above the platform, the holes inside the whistles, the holes inside the air tubes and steam radiators, are all laid out by the engineers. To make air hose, they will take the long hole already laid out by the engineers and simply run rubber around it. To make the steam pipe they will take the hole and run iron around it. The laying out of these holes beforehand is done to economize on time as they must get the remonstrance all signed prior to May 26, and time is very precious, and should they fail entirely in getting any other material they can show the cushions filled with hay in the stuffing department of the upholstery division, and these holes all carefully planned and laid out by their distinguished, competent and skilled engineers. There is nothing like economy on space.'/ They have not got the grade put in yet, the farmers are expected to do the most of this anyhow. They did on the "Slippery Elm," and everybody acknowledges the "Slipery Elm" was a good " job"—the grade is there yet to show for itself, it has been there for over 20 years and will for 20years more. When the children of the present generation are clawing over bureau drawers in the sweet bye and bye 20 years hence, while their gray-haired sires are paring their corns in twilight's gathering gloom, they will still run across certificates of stock in the "Slipery Elm" By, showing that the people were as good as their word and that they paid their railroad tax of 5 percent, on the "Slippery Elm." Will the farmers of Crystal and Bingham pays theirs on the new grade? Well, if they vote a tax, they will of course, they agree to do so. y This plan of laying out the openings 'instead of the structure itself is one entirely original with Garner, and bids fair to create a revolution in architect ural design. For instance, when erecting a building the architect, instead of laying out the building itself, first lays out some atmosphere as a back-ground, and then lays out the doors, windows, stove pipe hole, oat hole, transoms and all openings. The builder simply fits material into the part not occupied by the holes, and structures immediately arise that will be the wonder and admiration of succeeding ages. This can all be done with no material, whatever, and allow one to "anticipate the contractor." The road bed itself will be laid out the same way. The holes through the culverts, space under the bridges, space between the ties, the post holes for the fence, and the telegraph pole holes can all be made at once, Nace Benson and Lawler have the contract to make the telegraph and post holes, they have several cellars cut up into holes already, and are distributing the holes inside of the glass insulators on the telegraph poles as souvenirs and watch charms marked W. O. S. (watch our smoke.) They will begin to cut up 'the ravines into " railroad space" soon. When it comes to internal improvements, and extending commercial relations, this "air space" business has possibilities not dreamed of in the wildest imaginary flight of Jules Verne or Rider Haggard. It is simply harness' ing the whole blue vault of heaven and bnnging it into the hands and use of the Garner railroad board for commercial exchange. When that hole bored get together they are aset of as intelligent, intellectual, and sanguine men as were ever braced up against an unassailable proposition, but ftite has given them a hard decree which "space" will not overrule. / , WHA'/IS PROPOSED. Hayfield is the junction in Hancock county between the Burlington and Minneapolis roads. It is about 16 miles from the Kossuth line, due east from Buffalo township. The Burlington road runs through Garner northwest to Hayfield and is to be extended, if this new project means anything. It will run through Crystal Lake and Binorham townships in Hancock, both of which vote this week on a five per cent. tax. The meat in the cocoanut seems to be this: These townships are now nearer Britt than Garner and would naturally favor Brittas the county seat. If Garner should put through this road they would be more accessible to Garner and would besides naturally fool grateful. The Garner remonstrance against moving the county seat must be filed May 20, next week Thursday. To give a show of sincerity Buffalo township in this county has been canvassed and will vote next Monday. But nothing has been done in Portland, Burt, or other western townships. All these facts seem to work together to oust suspicion on the project. Still the Garner people may mean to build. THE LOCAL FIELD. G. S. McPherson nnd Mrs. Colby of Wesley and Miss Bertha Carey of Algona are on tho program of the women suffrage meeting at Wesley next week. Miss Carey discusses, " Does tho State Need Women?" Miss Ella Harrison, president of tho Missouri stnto association, will speak Tuesday morning. Mrs. Ballard speaks Tuesday evening, and Mrs. Campbell Wednesday evening. John G. Smith did not get to shoot in the big live bird handicap at Des Moines, his services being in demand as referee. Gilbert and two others divided tho prize. Charley Budd won the clay pigeon match with the best score ever made, 96 out of 100. The pigeons were thrown crosswise from the traps. All tho crack shots of tho country were in Des Moines, and Mr. Smith says it was a big event in the shooting world. Referring to tho visit of the Algona city fathers, the Ames Intelligencer said last week: Algona expects to build a plant this summer, and will be joined here by their newly elected superintendent, Chas. Foster, now our engineer, who will show them over this plant and accompany them on a tour of inspection of other plants. Ames people do not think they will need to go further than this place if they wish to see a model plant. Horace Mann has now visited all but a few counties in the Tenth district and finds only the most friendly feeling towards his candidacy for the nomination against Dolliver. He goes to the south end of the district this week. Mr. Mann says that it is altogether likely that he will challenge Dolliver to joint debate in case he is nominated. Mr. Mann has grown up in Kossuth and all his neighbors hereabouts will be pleased to have him win his nomination. The County Sunday School convention opens tomorrow at the Congregational church at 10 o'clock. Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, Miss Lola Randall and Rev. D. M. Stiles are on the morning program, In the afternoon M. Starr, Fred Anderson of Wesley, Mrs. C. S. McGregor and Rev. Day are among the speakers. Rev. Bond will lead a devotional service at7:80 o'clock and at 7:46 E. B. Stevenson, assistant superintendent of the Sunday school union, will speak. Mrs. A. F. Call of Sioux Ci'ty sent the Algona public library a dozen late and valuable books Monday, They were: Cranford, Mrs. Gaskell; Perly- cross, Blackmore; The Master, Zangwill; Fire and Sword, Sienklewitz; France in the Nineteenth Century, Latimer; The Iron Master, Ohnet; The Descendent; On the Face of the Water, Steel; Bonnie Brier Bush, McLaren; Saricenesca, Crawford; Soldier of Fortune, Davis; Mosses From an Old Manse, Hawthorne. Invitations are out for the wedding of Dr. F. L. Tribon, which is to occur at West Bend next week Thursday. The bride-to-be is Miss Vallie M, Frost, daughter of the Burlington agent. The doctor met his bride at Iowa City while both were attending college. They will come at once to to Algona and will board until their new home is ready, which will be about July 15. Dr, Tribon has built up a good practice in Algona and is universally esteemed. He will be the recipient of many hearty congratulations. Eduord Remenyi, while playing an encore in a San Francisco theatre Saturday night, fell dead on the stage. Remenyi first came to Algona in 1881, and was the first high class attraction ever put on the stage here. Algona was then in the throes of anti-saloon- ism, and Remenyi was much amazed when he found out he could not get a drink. The first thing he asked for when he got off the train was for a saloon, He played.again in the Congregational church a few years ago. He was a great violinist in his native Hungarian music. WANTED—A' girl to do general house work. Inquire of Dr. Morsa. WE are showing a big line of muslin underwear—all styles undergarments. G, L. GALBRAITH & Co. Bicycles Repaired, Lawn Mowers Saws Filed, J, L EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south of U. D. Mi office. Novelties IN- Glassware We have just received direct from the factory some very pretty patterns in glass goods, Call and see them. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. FREE HOMES. LANDS in Minnesota and the Dakotas—fine, level prairie— sold on the CROP PAYMENT PLAN—half the crops until the land is paid for. JOME AND SEE US. «* ; Frank licoiilin LaM Comply, , Iowa. At the Cash Grocery. of Oo'u.rt Best prepared mustard $c a glass ; Jelly 2$c a pail ; Good Coffee I2^c a pound ; good light colored Table Syrup 250 a gal.; California canned peaches, apricots, green gages, and egg plums loc a can. THE CASH GROCERY. South of court house. LATH,SHINGLES AMD MATERIALS. THE BEST OBTAINABLE AND AT LOWEST PRICES.ORDER OF YOUR LOCAL YARD AND GET PROMPT, RELIABLE SERVICE M. P. HAGGARD. G. F. PEEK Haggard & Pqek, [Successors to Jones & Smithy Abstracts, . Real Estate,-^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. Painter, Paper Hanger Don't Do It. The policeman has an eye on you and might get you With a Club. We mean that you who have horses should never let them go into the warm weather without being clipped. WE GMP HORSES by machinery and do it properly and at right prices, Your horse will thank youforremov Ing his long coat of hair for the summer. CHAS. J. BROWN. J EGAL BLANKS— THE STANDARD FORMS TOWNSHIP PLATS SIX INCHES SQUARE You ilnd these at The Upper Des woines . . ofd.ce. Prices are right. Tens. Ozx, KALSOMINER, SIGN AND PAINTER. foetal card, orders will receive prompt attention. JAS. A. ORR. CLEAN, PURE- FLAX SEED Can be obtained from the Algona Milling Go. W ANTED-A reliable lady ox gentlemen to distribute samples and make a house to- bouse canvass for our Vegetable Toilet Soaps ; 840 to 875 a month easily made, AWjgw Orot«8 & Reed, 843 tp 850 Austin. avenue, CW- oaga, ill. ~ ^ &9t* to^'Ji'&rf.-li,.:

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