The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 1, 1898 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 1, 1898
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ESTABLISHED 1805. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1898. VOL. XXXIII-NO. 11. This is The Season for Canned Goods, We have a. large assortment at prices within the reach of all. M. Z. Grove & Son, Just the Thing For Hot Weather, A Good Ladies' Cause Vest for 30. This sale will be for Friday and Saturday. G. L. Galbraith & Co. J. T, Clirischilles, G. C. Hudson, T. H. Lantry, James Patterson, President. Vice President, Treasurer. Secretary. TUB ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCORPORATED.] HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-gi ade Flour. Special attention paid to the •Owing to the large and constantly increasing demand for our superior grade of flour we are enabled to offer from S to 10 cents per bushel above the market price for good wheat. F. W. DINGLE Y, Manager. NSURANGE 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. •*"W~«_ *••— «'N_^Vrf-»_^^*-^X~'^- w ^x_ Kossuth County State Bank, 8360,000. . Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Oolleo WM. H. 1NCJHAM, President; T. CHRISCHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier . Smith, J. First National Bank of Algona. UAPITAI, ........ .. .................... $60,000 AMBROSE A. OALii ................ President I WM. K FERGUSON 0. H. HUTOWNS .............. Vice Pnaltfeut I O, D. SMITH _ ^ .^"/."•.^".Aai * MUp Do ™ 1161 ' F - H ' Vesper, Ambrose A. IuraisMn S nm-class security. Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fved. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Taos. F. Oooke. CASH OAPWAfc, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DSVOSIJ! ^^Interest paid on time deposits. SCATTERED THE FLOWERS, IMPRESSIVE MEMORIAL EXERCISES Beautiful Weather and an Immense Crowd—Addresses by ttev. Day and Col. Clarke. A more beautiful day for memorial exercises than Monday was would be hard to find, and its clear bright sunshine was all the more enjoyable for the cloudy days that proceeded and have followed it. The crowds came early and filled the streets, which were lined with bunting- and flags. They filled the opera house in the forenoon and in the afternoon lined every avenue in the cemetery. The exercises at the opera house opened with the ritual of the Grand Army read by Commander Orr, and Lincoln's Gettysburg oration read by Eugene Tollier. A piano solo by Miss IrenoRhonor, invocation by Rev. Stiles, Kipling's "Recessional" sung by a chorus preceded the scholarly address by Col. Clias. A. Clarke of Cedar Rapids. Col. Clarke told why American, heroes are the heroes of nil the people, and why in no other nation, an- ciont or modern, have the national heroes been heroes of but a fraction of their kinsmen. In the course of his address he discussed some phases of the present conflict, and was heartily applauded as he pointed out that it is not a war of conquest but a war for human rights. He protested strongly against the adoption of a colonial policy by this country, but expressed his own opinion that Cuba in the end would and should become a part of this nation. In conclusion he referred to the personal reminiscences of his old comrades of the civil war and sat down amidst hearty evidences of appreciation. A surprise to Col. Clarke had been planned as part of the day's program. It was the recitation of his poem "John Gray," by Miss Abra Robinson. The poem, which is printed elsewhere, is a ringing and patriotic reminder of one of the common heroes of the war. Miss Robinson gave it a very effective rendering. The afternoon parade and exercises at the cemetery were very attractive. The school children had a program at the soldiers' lot, and Rev. Day made a few remarks. MEMORIAL SUNDAY. In spite of the lowering sky the opera house was filled Sunday morning for the union services in honor of the soldier dead. Revs, Talbot, Ollieran- shaw, and Stiles participated in the exercises, and music was rendered by Prof. L. J. Smith and by the Methodist choir. Rev. P. E. Day gave the memorial sermon, which is pronounced by all as one of the most able and eloquent ever given in Algona. Rev. Day was at his best, his sentences were terse and epigrammatic, and his periods well rounded, while his thought had been carefully worked out, was fresh and inspiring. He received the unusual compliment of hearty applause several times during his sermon. Altogether it was a fit and enjoyable observance of one of our most delightful national holidays. REV. DAY'S ADDRESS. Among the many epigrams that abounded in Rev. Day's address were the following: Human history is not a succession of accidents, but the grand processional of design. Citizenship is the right and defense of man independent of sex. It grows of the power to think, and does not rest on strength of arm so much as on valor of brain. A nation that avoids the duty of war solely from commercial considerations is not better than the nation which practices war for plunder. The declaration of independence is but the echo of that natural independence with which the creator has environed America. Hereditary power is stolen power. Thrones cannot lawfully descend to generations yet unborn. The reflection of the most enlightened conscience is the most advanced legislation. Monarchy and democracy cannot mix. Men cannot be made free by law. Intelligence is the only emancipator. More and more greatness and goodness are becoming synonyms. THE HIGH PRIEST OF LIBERTY. In one passage the speaker referred to the duty of this country to the world: Universal man has fallen among thieves, who have robbed him of liberty and wounded him that he cannot help himself. America is the good Samaritan among the nations of the earth. The gospel of liberty is worthy of universal proclamation. We are not filling our place in the plan for the world's emancipation by multiplying industries, lighting factory fires, or even founding schools and colleges, and building churches. America is called to be the high priest of liberty whose domain is not bounded by ocean shore line or degrees of latitude. The blood of the Boston massacre stained the calvary of man's civil redemption, and the apostles of the revolution instituted a government of the people. That this glorious product of patriotic hearts pregnant with liberty should self-center its labors is unthinkable. Despotism may flourish thus and only thus. For despotism is selfish. But liberty is unselfish and cannot spread in the sterile soil of ignorant submission to sordid ambition. America must have an international policy which shall declare everywhere the rule of liberty. We cannot escape our national duty. We may not mass great armies, we may not engage in conquest, but if the clock of time strikes the hour of our duty in the Philippines, or the West Indies, we must not retreat because of a change necessitated in ,our national policy. It may be the divine clarion ringing the opportunity of democracy to institute the beginnings of the world girding democracy of man. A REAL UNION. Oue of the most eloquent passages in, the address was the following: The constitution gave us an orguuio union of states which was cemented by ' " blood at the birth of this great generation. The mighty struggle of the great rebellion was the death throe of a strife conceived at the opening of the slave trade at Jamestown and born Into "irrepressible conflict" at the constitutional convention in Philadelphia. But the " irrepressible conflict" was not an unending strife. It is dead. It was rebuked by Webster in the senate; it was denounced by the free platform and the free pulpit of the north; it bled in Kansas; it smothered in underground railways, but spite of all the tightening cords of law and liberty it belched its desperate fury at Fort Sumter and its doom was sealed. It is now dead; shot to death at Shiloh and Gettysbury; blown and stormed to death ? t nY ick8burg ' trampled to death in the wilderness; buried at Appomattox by decree of the greatest human liberator who ever fixed his name to an instrument of liberty. THE LOCAL FIELD. Prof. Lilly has made a survey of the south side sewer. His idea is to run west along McGregor street from the J. W. Robinson corner and follow the ravine to the river below the Blackford bridge. The distance is some over 5,000 foot. East of J. W. Robinson's it is easier to reach the north side sewer as the natural drainage is north. Bancroft's Memorial day orator was Rev. John Bowman of Cedar Falls, past 82 years of age and over GO years a Methodist minister. He preached Sunday morning, gave the memorial sermon Sunday afternoon, and the memorial address Monday morning, all vigorous and eloquent. That Is a remarkable record for a man of his years. David Goddon, oldest son of Moses Godden of Burt, and Lu Hunt, daughter of Algona's former shoe maker, are to be married today at Burt. Tho bride is the last of Mr. Hunt's daughters to marry, the other three being well and happily established in homes of their own. Mr. Godden is a thrifty young farmer, one of Kossuth's best young men. W. E. Naudain's big dray horse has lockjaw. It is a curious disease and almost always ends fatally. The horse begins to get stiff in the legs. In the end usually the jaws lock together. At last accounts the horse was alive, but Dr. Sayers says but few recover. Lockjaw comes from wounds and is a germ disease, the germ being taken in when the wound occurs. Novelties IN- We have just received direct from the factory some very pretty patterns in glass goods. Call and see them. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. 16. Geo. C. Call has offered 10 lots of the half block the old ark is on for a school house site for $1,600. This leaves two lots to buy to fill out the half block. This is considered a very low price for the property, as prices run. As a public improvement the school board could not select a site where the new building would show off to better advantage or displace more buildings that can be spared. Miss Bertha Carey's Wesley friends and old-time pupils spent last Sunday with her at her home in Plum Creek. Among the number were Mr. and Mrs. Prank Hume, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Butts, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bacon, Mr. and Mrs. Araesbury, Mr. Julius Kunz and sister, Mrs. Stitzel X Way and Miss Clara. They all went home declaring that a visit to M_is8 Carey, the natural woods and the river was a most enjoyable outing. A great many in Algona have received copies of the Epworth League Assembly Herald the past week. Rev. Day is editor of this sprightly official organ of the Iowa state league assembly commission. It contains full programs of the coming league meeting at Colfax, June 22 to July 4, is handsomely illustrated and printed. Rev. Day was an editor once and has not lost any of his newspaper ability. The Herald is a live paper. The Democrat compliments Prof. Spencer on his paper at the Emmetsburg teachers' meeting. "Perhaps the best paper of the day was that by Supt. Spencer of the Algona schools on 'The True Teacher.' This paper was-read at the Sioux City meeting last month and our teachers were fortunate in having the opportunity of hearing it." It also gives Supt. Van Erdewyk good menfion. Eight Algona teachers went over and the association gave them a rising vote of thanks. W. H. Muckey found a bull dog revolver the other day on the spot where the old German, Streit, was found a couple of years ago dead in the snow south of the Blackford bridge. All sorts of surmises are made, but nothing seems to be added to the solution of the mystery, for there was no sign of wounds on his person. Further than that there was nothing in his story to warrant the idea of suicide or murder. The finding of the revolver in the vicinity is merely a coincidence, undoubtedly- Invitations are out for the marriage of Al. Palkenhainer and Miss Mattie Haggard which is to occur at the Episcopalian church at 8,30 o'clock next Tuesday morning. They will take the 10:30 train east and spend a month visiting in Dubuque and other cities and on their return will go at once to the Mclntyre house west of Prank Winkel's, which is already furnished for them. The groom is one of Algona's popular business men and the bride is the attractive daughter of one of the county's oldest and best known families. Many congratulations will be extended in which THE UPPER DBS MOINES joins. Dr. P. L. Tribon and Miss Vallie Frost of West Bend were married at the bride's home last Thursday evening, Rev. P. E. Day of Algona assisted by Rev. C. E. Anderson and Rev. De Witt White of West Bend, performing the ceremony. The West Bend Journal says at the conclusion of a lengthy report: After eongi-atulatians, tables were spread on the lawn and some 60 guests sat down to an elegant wedding supper. The doctor and his bride left for Algona this evening, where they will be at home to their friends afteV Sept. 1. There were mapy expensive and beautiful weddiog presents., bwt we go to press too early to get a list of them or the donors. May the pajib Q| their wedded life be staopt" v?Jth flowers is the wis,h, of 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. GOME AND SEE TTO ^_ Frank licoulin Lanil Company, lo-wa. SAVE MONEY by buying your groceries At the Cash Grocery. Soiitlx of Co-art We do not expect you to contribute to poor accounts or help pay high rents. We have neither of these. South of court house. J. O. ANDERSON. A. aZLMOTJR, President, JH. P. KEITH, Vice PrmOcnt, M. 80HENOK, Secretary, J. W. WADSWORTS, Treasurer. DIRECTORS: 0. B. HUTOHINS, FRANK DEVINE, OSAS. WOOSTER, S. STEVSSY, G. S. ANGUS, J. E. STACY. The Farmers' Milling Go, I INCORPORATED.! ^"^ OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. Can furnish the trade with choice flour from selected wheat; also bran, shorts, and wound feed in lots to suit purchasers. This is a farmers' company and solicits the farmers' business. "Woxls. a, Specialty. We can and will do as well by you as any mill In Highest cash price paid for good wheat. Iowa. Give the new company a trial. /. Ji. HOFIUS, General Manager, A Few Points of Superiority, 1. The handsome appearance of the fence when it is up. 3. There are no small wires in its construction, the strand wires being Nos. 0 and 11, and the stay wires No. 13, thus giv- ng it unequaled strength and durability. 8. The perfect winding of the joint and the crimp in the strand wire prevents its moving out of place. It is an adjustable fence aud is easily put up over uneven ground. 4. The old theory that wires must be twisted together to counteract the effects of beat and cold h as been exploded. We claim that the GKIMP in our fence fully provides for contraction and expansion—that it is even better than twisted wires because we get more strength with less weight of wire, and the single wire does nothold the w&ter, causing it to rust. • , 5. It is cheaper tluuvuftrbtid wire, 0. Safety to animals and effectiveness against all kinds of stock. CONSOLIDATED FIELD FENCING Is made in 16 different styles and is guaranteed to turn all kinds of stock. Nothing but J-arge, Galvanized Wire, of the Best Bessemer Steel, used In Its construction. ft FENCE THAT ALWAYS KEEPS '- 'V 5 '" ' . ' ' i > ' ' ' ' x i "•* /'*• '',',] s^iv'/ , x 4* } . ^ u* s ^ i' ^ cv''^^vs' i V« J <cp ^y^ *' The hinge Joint at each intersection of the wires wakes an adjustable fence and prevents stay wires fromT The pri wire provi siou and ,, prevegfa its/ wire ft?W tuoviog out e* plwe. BY Wire go.,

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