The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1898 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 1898, VOL, xxxirwm 12. This is The Season, for Canned Goods, We have a large assortment at prices within the reach of all. M. Z. Grove & Son. BIDDERS ARE NUMEROUS, WANT A CHANGE AT OUR LIGHTS, Wool Challies Worth 25 Cents Friday and. Saturday They will go at 10 cents per yard at G. L Galbraith & Co. J. T. Chfischilles, G, C. 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, Manuf acturers of Strictly High-giade Flour. Special attention paid to the . Grist Business. -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. Many Propositions Before the Ccmii- oil for Furnishing Apparatus- Council Doings. The city council has frequent meetings these days. Not unlike the fire company, they are subject to a call at any time, and they get together on short notice. They met Friday evening and listened to propositions from agents representing half a dozen firms for furnishing wire, lamps, and some of the minor materials needed for the light plant soon to be put in. No contract was let at the time, but the bids are being considered, and the orders will be placed in due time with those houses which will furnish what is wanted at the best prices. A meeting was held last evening. Representatives of about 16 different concerns that deal in engines, dynamos, and other electrical machinery presented their claims and the council listened attentively. No conclusion was reached, but the various propositions are being gone over with a view to selecting the one best adapted to our needs for present and future use. Supt. of Public WorksFosterhasplans drawn fora power house which he will submit to the council. His plans are subject to change, as much depends upon the kind of plant that is put in. If a system is adopted in which belted machinery is used a much larger building is required than would be the case if what is known as the " direct" system is purchased. The council is being guided by both the judgment and experience of Mr. Foster and what they have learned through their visits to other towns, and there is no doubt of their doing the wise thing in the end. Council Proceedings. ALGONA, May 28.—City council met in regular session at the city hall, Mayor Chrischilles in the chair. Members present, White, Vesper, McMn,- hon, Morse, Paine, Chapin and Sayers. Absent, Stebbins. Moved and seconded that the following approved bills be allowed and warrants drawn on the treasurer for eame: Ferguson and Cowan, for W. E. H. Morse tap $ 35 oo J. J. Cordingley, salary for May 40 00 James B. Clow & Son, pipe 351 oo Ed. Shrader, invoice waterconnect.. 6 00 A. Maldrom, labor on South sewer.. 1 95 Chas. Foster, salary, etc 0486 J.Donovan, labor 50 Algona Courier, printing and pub... 2091 W. H. Horan, salary, etc 20 25 H. W. Stebbins, hauling coal 5 00 J. L. Donahoo, salary for May 10 50 John Sweitzer, police services 10 00 A. Y. McDonald Co. supplies 27 53 F. S. Norton, lumber 12 24 Wm. Miller, lighting lamps 20 00 G. F. Peel:, for ditch diggers 220 48 W. V. Carlon, street work 58 00 D. W. Hohn, hauling 110 needful article. See the Wigwam and get your order in early. Algona is headquarters for the best flour on earth. Both mills are running to their full capacity, and still are behind on orders. James Patterson's groceries go as if it were no trick at all to sell them. He always has a snap on something for his customers. You won't fall down and cut yourself on one of Doxsee's jack knives, but you will be astonished at what 39 cents will do towards buying one. John Goeders says his big stock of goods is beginning to move at a rapid rate. That big advertisement and the low prices are doing the business. IN SEARCH OF GOODNEK. Ho Wns in St. Paul, But Has Now Gone South With the Minnesota Soldiers. E. W. Goodner is still wanted in Algona. One of his worst pieces of confidence work was in giving a mortgage on his household goods for which he received $200 from John Byson. Tho latter, presumably being unacquainted with tho law which makes it necessary tho case of a chattel mortgage to have the wife's signature, provided the man is married, loaned Goodner $200. After Goodner's departure Byson discovered tho worthlessness of his security, and had a warrant issued, armed with which, and a requisition from the governor, Sheriff Chrlstensen went to St. Paul, where he had reason to believe Goodner could be found. He was there a couple of days, during which time ho learned that Goodner had been there and had left only three days before with a squad of soldiers headed for Fort McPherson, Ga. From what could bo learned it was shown that Good nor expected to secure a responsible position as stenographer with some one in command, and it is not unlikely that he will be successful. He is a capable short-hand man and type-writer, and could easily fill a position of that kind. But he is an all-round bad man, and it is but a question of time when his sins will find him out. 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. IS. FREE HOMES. THE WEEK'S WEDDINGS. SALE Hill Until June 15. Do not miss this sale if in need of a rocker. Watch for my special sales each week. Undertaking and embalming. Residence one and one-half block east and five blocks south ot store. John Cronin. We Want The Ladies to know that we are now more fully prepared than ever before to supply the wants they may have in Fine Millinery Goods. The styles for '98 are pretty, indeed, and we can show you everything in the very latest- The safest plan is for you to call and see for yourself—we will assist you—we are sure we can please you in everything 1 , not ex* cepting the price. Austin & Western Co., scrapers... 40 58 John Paul Lumber Co.. lumber. .. 48 07 H. Mueller, water works supplies. 5 65 Bradley & Nicoulin, use of forges. 8 00 J. A. Hamilton & Co., lumber, etc. 88 24 C. S. Wright, Freight and hauling 1 70 C. &. N. W. Ry. Co., freight, etc.. 50 86 Carried. Moved and seconded that the city lay a crossing across State street opposite the postofflce. Carried. Moved and seconded that the petition of the C. M. St. & P. Ry. Co. be referred to the city solicitor and he report at the next regular meeting. Carried. Moved and seconded that -the proposed extension of the north side sewer be referred to the sewer committee with power to act. Carried. Moved and seconded that the proposition to drain State street, beginning at the junction of State and Diagonal streets be referred to the street and alley committee with power to act. Carried. Moved and seconded that the ordinance entitled, " An Ordinance Regulating the Keeping and Sale of Gun Powder and Other Explosive Materials" be placed upon its second reading. Carried. Moved and seconded to adjourn to Friday, June 3, at 7:30 p. m. Carried J. L. DONAHOO, City Clerk. BRIEFS ABOUT BUSINESS, The circus comes Friday, Langdon & Hudson are still offering something very nice in glassware. Cash is what counts at the Anderson grocery. You know it when you try it. A feature of the John Cronin furniture store is a special sale each week. Galbraith's Friday and Saturday sales are popular. They always offer bargains. Hamilton's consolidated wire fencing is going like hot cakes. He has a right to brag on it. If you can't find the kind of fresh fruit you want, what is the matter with iruiv yuu wttui>, wimD IB Grove's canned goods? Frank Nicoulin is off for Minnesota again looking after his land business. He is a hustler for a fat man. Only small boys go barefooted. The big ones, and the girls too, dress up with Brownell & Allrecl's oxfords. The Fourth will be here directly, and one of Matson & McCall's new hats will be a necessity if you keep up with the styles. Mies Grace Owens of Creaoo, the olent organist at the Catholic o deairee a few pupils, ^pte £er elsewhere, Regardless pf present we* weather, farmers will want binding twine. There i,s paid to be. & shor^gf of At the Episcopalian church, yesterday morning at 8:30, Rector Paul Talbot officiating, occurred the pretty service by which Al. Falkenhainer and Miss Mattie Mae Haggard were joined in marriage. Following the service the bride and groom, together with about 30 invited guests, repaired to the D. A. Haggard home, where the wedding breakfast was served. The newly- wedded pair then took the 10:46 train east for Dubuque, where both have relatives and many friends, and where they will remain for a couple of weeks. M. P. Haggard, brother and sister of tho bride, acted as bridesmaid and best man, and the service was that of the Episcopalian church, beautiful and impressive. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Haggard. She was born and raised here, is a charming: and accomplished young woman, and decidedly popular among all her friends, who are many. The groom has been a resident of Algona some three or four years, and his sterling qualities have been manifest in all his business dealings. There were a large number of beautiful wedding presents. THE UPPER DBS MOINES joins the many friends of the contracting parties in sincere and hearty congratulations, and trusts their voyage over the matrimonial sea may be as serene as the present occasion is joyous. Wulaton-Ijlclc. H. W. Walston went to Sanborn this morning, and this afternoon the interesting event which will make Mrs. Helen J. Lick his wife will occur. Mrs, Lick is little known in Algona, but we have good authority for saying that she is in every way worthy to become the wife of our townsman. They will return to Algona tomorrow and will be at home to their friends in the Walston residence. This paper congratulates in advance. _ , PARTIAL program of the great M. W. A. picnic to be held at Spirit Lake, June 14, 1898: At 11 a. m. : grand parade of Woodmen in review, after which the procession will break ranks for the basket picnic dinner; 1:30 p. m. meet in the mammoth tent, where the annual address will be delivered by the Hon. William A. Northcott, head consul M. W. A., and other speakers of national reputation; 3 p. m. field events which will include a great variety of athletic sports, such as running, jumping, casting weights, prize drills, and pigeon shooting by Fred Gilbert, the champion wing shot of the world. The business meeting of the association will be held in Stevens' opera house at 3 p. m., at which time will be selected the place of meeting and officers for next year. We shall advise every camp within this association's jurisdiction to send in their assessment so that it may have a voice in the business meeting and especially in selecting the place for holding next year's picnic. FOR the Modern Woodmen picnic at Charles City, June 10, and Spirit Lake, June 14, the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway company will sell excursion tickets at $1.60 for the round trip, return coupon to be good oh date of sale only.— llta LANDS in Minnesota and the Dakotas—fine, level prairie— sold on the CROP PAYMENT PLAN—half the crops until the land is paid for. COME AND SEE US. «*• x Frank liconlin Land Company, -A-lgoxia, lo-wa. SAVE MONEY by buying your groceries At the Cash Grocery. of Oo-ULrt Hoia.se. Best Herring 5c per pound; salt white fish 7c; canned tomatoes, peaches, 3 pound apples lOo; gallon canned apples 26o per can; California prunes raisins 5c per pound; Jelly in pails, 25o per pails. and and 0 South of court house. C. ANDERSON. A. dlLlUOUR, President, E. P. KEITH, Vice President, M. BOHENOK, Secretary, J. W. WADSWORTB, Treasurer. DIRECTORS: o. v, HVTomna, FRANK DEVINE. OSAS. WOOSTER, H. STEUSSr, Q. S. ANGUS, jr. E. STAOY. The Farmers' Milling Co, [INCORPORATED.} ^^ OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. Can furnish the trade with choice flour from selected wheat; also bran, shorts, and ground feed In lots to suit purchasers. This ia a farmers' company and solicits the farmers' business. for i»le C'Ue«p. I offer my two glass fronts in the reap of my store for sale ve Highest cash price paid for good wheat. Iowa. Give the new company a trial. a Specialty. We can and will do as well by you as any mill in /. B. HOFIUS, General Manager. Fencing. A Few Points of Superiority. 1. The handsome appearance of the fence when it is up. 2. There are no small wires in its construction, the strand wires being NOB. 9 and 11, and the stay wires No. 13, thus giving 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 and is easily put up over uneven ground. 4. The old theory that wires must be twisted together to counteract the effects of heat and cold lias been exploded. We claim that the OKIMP 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 not hold the water, causing it to rust. 5. It is cheaper than barbed wire. 6. Safety to animals and effectiveness against all kinds of stock. CONSOLIDATED FIELD FENCING la made lo 19 different style* end b guaranteed to turn all fctafeof «ock. Nothing but JUarere, qalvanlzed Wire, of the Best Bessemer used in Its construction, A FENCE THAT ALWAYS ITS SHAPE, .- > £..,•- *<•: J&' siis '.KM? «5

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