The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 15, 1898 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 15, 1898
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THE UPPBK DBS MO1NE85 ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1898. O WING- to our large trade this spring we find on our tables many broken lots in Men's and Children's Suits. These lots we have concluded to sacrifice a little early in the season, and it will be a great benefit to those who have not as yet bought. FROM JUNE 20TH TO JULY 2D Every broken lot in our store will be sold at manufacturers' cost and many articles for less. We will be glad to show them to you. You cannot help but appreciate a good thing. Any man that can wear size 35 coat can buy a suit for $6.00 and $7.00 that is worth $15.00 and $18.00. In ages 4,5, G, and 7 in children's suits we have some exceptional values which must be seen to be appreciated. We have a large assortment of Men's Fancy Shirts in sizes 14^ and 15 which we will close at less than cost to make. The New England. OCX RAILWAY TIME CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at 0:05 am No. 3 departs at 3:68 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 93 departs at 10:4opm No.71 departs at 3:20pm No. 65 departs at 8:30pm TRAINS BAST. No. 2 departs at 10:45am No.4 departs at 0:2Spm Freights that carry passengers- No. 76 departs at 10:10p No.04 departs at 3:20v V: B. F. HBDBICK, Agen^. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. South- Freight Ill:30 a m Pass 7:06 am ullxed 12:15pm Mixed 7:54prn North- Mixed , 7:05a m Freight 12:15 pm Pass 2:40 pm Mixed 10:50p m Arrlve'at Des Moines at 13:15 p. m., 6:15 p. m., and 1:20 a.m. F. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. Summer normal begins next Monday. Fred. Clarke was able to walk out Monday. Boscoe Call is in the south letting mail routes for his father. W. C. T. U. with Mrs. Emily C. Dodge next Wednesday. A little girl baby at F. S. Norton's last Wednesday brought sunshine. The Equal Suffrage club meets with Mrs. C. A. Ingham, June 16, at 3 p. m. Parley Finch of Humboldt was up Monday arguing a motion before Judge Quarton. Elder Yetter went to Goldfield yesterday to make final arrangements for campmeeting. Glen Brunson has sold his drug store atLivermore and is now in Minneapolis prospecting a little. A lot of W. H. Reed's shoes ll-r.t were stolen were found In a ho >) i (.';,-r the Milwaukee depot, Monday. It is reported that Morrit Turner is coming back to act as recruiting officer to get volunteers to fill company F. The Upper Iowa university has conferred the degree of D. D. on Presiding Elder Yetter. This is a high honor worthily bestowed. W, J. Studley says Ringling's circus is in the east. He saw their bills there, which would indicate that they will not be Jn Algona soon. The Wigwam has sold a steam threshing outfit to Hardy Ricard and Andy Mitchel at Hobart. It will be unloaded next week. The encampment lodge of Odd Fellows will meet Friday evening. Important business for which every member is requested to be present. The celebrated Nashville students will be at the opera house June 24. They are the best of the jubilee singers and will give a good entertainment. Goeders' clearing sale has been a big success. It continues until July 4, and lots of bargains are still open. After July 4 he begins on enlarging his store. Art. Allen is walking about with the proud air that becomes the father of a handsome little daughter. She arrived Saturday evening and is the first in Art's family. All stock subscribers to the electric light company should come to the c'ly hall tonight and assist in adopting a, plan of operation. The electric light preliminaries will be settled tonight. A bouncing big boy was born to Sheriff Christensen's home Friday, but the joy of the event has been dampened somewhat by Mrs, Christensen's serious illness since. She is now improving. J. J. Ryan is in town looking over bis land in the county. He will not be interviewed for the benefit of UPPER DES MOINES readers on anything but the crop prospects, He says these are good. Ernest Raymond was up town Monday for the first time since his return from Des Moines, and is still weak. He will return to Company F at once, expecting orders to leave Saturday. Until July 2 Durdall is going to offer broken suits at very greatly reduced prices, and clean up bis stock. This will be a great chance for bargains, and everybody can celebrate in a new suit. All the arrangements are made for the Workmen's field day exercises at the fair grounds Friday. If the day is favorable this will be the best celebration yet held. Everybody should plan to turn out and see the sports. No one will overlook the Wigwam's fine picture of the McCormiok harvester this week. After looking at the picture it will pay to go to the Wigwam and see the real machine itself. Everybody knows the McCormiok ma- chine, it does tho business. And it won't be many weeks till tho business will bo ready to be done. Regular meeting of A. O. U. W. next Tuesday evening. Win. Wilson Jr., grand receiver, will be present to assist in confering tho second degree to candidates. All members urged to be present. Tho school board will meet this week to decide what to do about a school house site. Part or all of tho block owned by D. A. Haggard, C. E. Heise, etc,, is the choice of the board, and there is talk of appointing appraisers. E. L. Smith and Miss Clara Goodrich were wedded last Wednesday by Rev. Day. Rev. Day went to Sexton Sunday and rendered a like service to Harry Stewart and Emma Flack. Much joy to both couples. The Rebekahs and Odd Fellows aro planning a good time for some night next week. It will be an initiation into the order of Jove and the devil is one of the leading performers. This is a side order gotten up for fun. The state crop report says nothing but dry weather will save wheat and oats from total failure. Corn is in good condition. The rain fall of the past week has been excessive. In Adair county 10 inches fell in one storm. B. F. Crose has traded a farm in Emmet county to J. F. Lacy for his residence in the west'part of town, the old Lund place, and will take possession in a few weeks. This will make Frank a pleasant home. It is one of tho most attractive in Algona. The contract for the new Methodist church building has been let to a LaCrosse, Wis., firm at $20,500, and the contractor will be in Algona today. He will have tho work done Oct. 20, and six weeks will then be devoted to finishing 1 and furnishing. Tho prospects are that a large number will take advantage of the opportunities offered by the summer normal school which commences next Monday. Reviews in the common branches will be given and also work in the new branches required by recent law. The Wallace circus was good, but was attended by a hard lot of fakirs and skin game men. On account of the j-ain it did not attempt to get down town, but pitched its tents up east of the Milwaukee depot. It had a good attendance in view of the muddy roads. Squire Clarke had a Nebraskan named Pettit before him yesterday. Pettit tried to pass a drug store advertising confederate !J5 bill off at two stores in town. He said when brought up that he acted innocently, and wanted until tomorrow to prove how good he is. Bishop McCabe is expected to be in Algona for the laying of the corner stone of the new Methodist church, which event is planned for July 20. The date is not fixed, but Bishop, or Chaplain as he is better known, McCabe will be here. It will be a memorable event. Portland's annual gopher picnic comes Saturday at J. H. Graver's. A handsome grove, music, 'Speeches, and sports will fill in the day. These occasions have been very enjoyable in the past and this will be no exception. It will nay everybody to drive up, if the day is pleasant, The Presbyterians held a meeting last evening to discuss building a new church this season. They hope to raise $1,500 to which the church extension board will add $750 making enough for a roomy and comfortable church edifice. They will build on the corner east of C. E. Heise's home. The caucuses for the county convention, which comes next week Thursday, will be generally held Saturday. All four Algona caucuses come Saturday evening. The convention will chose 12 delegates to the judicial, congressional, and state conventions. There is no doubt whatever of Judge Quarton's re- nomination, while no opposition has been made anywhei'e to Congrasstr.i-n Dolliver's return. The following note from Alice Mann from Pomona, Gal., will interest many pioneers: During the night of June 8 Mr. Charles Bergk died at his home near Santa Monica. He was stricken with paralysis about a week before his death. Mr. Bergk, one of the pioneers of Humboldt county, had lived in his canon home for 21 years. He was held in highest esteem by all who knew him. His funeral takes place today. A meeting will be held Friday evening to finally determine whether Algona cares to undertake to entertain the northwestern teachers' convention next April. Prof. Spencer is assured that the convention cau be had, but it will involye the expenditure of $250 in cash. The attendance will be 600 or l. more. If Algona can find room for so big a gathering it will bo a very valuable advertisement. But it is a big gathering for a town of our size. Every boy who drives to to the Fourth celebration will want a now harness, at least a now whip. Avey has them. The last meeting of the year of the Women's Library Aid society will bo held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. All members are requested to be present. Annual election of officers. Rov. F. E. Day's tliomo for discourse at tho Methodist church next Sunday morning will be " BibleUniversalism.'" In tho evening the Sunday school will give its annual Children's day concert exercise. The U.dies of the Rebekah degree lodge will give their second annual social at the armory, Friday evening, June 24. An attractive program is being prepared and will be given in full next week. Children's day at the Baptist church next Sunday morning. In the evening tho pastor's theme will be: "Fear as a Motive in Morals." This will be tho first of a series of four Sunday evening on "Motives in Morals." Everybody welcome. The Congregational church finally decided to extend a call to Rev. Suchow of Hawarden. It offers him a salary of $1,5 0 a year or $1,300 and parsonage. Rev. Suchow will be in Algona soon to look the field over but it is not certain that he will accept tho call. He is a very able speaker and wil be a valuable acquisition if Algona secu r es him. A. M. Johnson and Louis Lessingare having some difficulty over the line between their lots south of tho Tennant hotel. Mr/Lessing put his now house so near that tho eves are over the Johnson lot, and Mr. Johnson says they must be sawed off or the house moved. Mr. Johnson is planning to move his barn up and put it side by side of the Lessintr house, and make it intoahouse to rent. Algona again has a gun club. There are 25 members and meetings are held every Wednesday, and some crack shooters are developing. Henry Durant is president; G. L. Taylor, vice president; C. T. Chubb, secretary and treasurer. Harry Moore is captain. In tho shoots a handicap is given tho new men and the boys had a good joke on John G. Smith Ipst week when they gave him the booby prize. Among the records of the club is 84 out of 100 by Harry Moore. That is good shooting. School closed Thursday for the summer and the teachers are scattering. Miss Coato goes to Wauseon, Ohio, Misses Wundt, Gustison, Schwerin, and Cnllaton go to Burlington, Misses Stephens and Mclntyre go to Chicago for study, and Mrs. Hot-ton will also go to Chicago, Miss Cramer goes to Chicago, Miss Colton to Mt. Vernon at present and later with Miss Mclntyre to Washington, D. C., for the national educational association meeting. Both Miss Cramer and Miss Mae Hotelling have positions for the coming year in the Mason City schools. In reporting the Walston-Lick wedding the Sanborn Sun gives the bride the following complimentary notice: Sanborn has been the home of the bride for fifteen years, and we voice the sentiment of this community when we say that nobody stands higher in the esteem of the best people than does she. She is a lady of literary attainments, amiable in disposition, and a tireless church worker. She will bo a valuable acquisition to the highest circles of society in Algona, where she goes with her husband this afternoon. We congratulate this couple upon their union. I HAVE $1,000 and $2,000 to loan on first mortgage at six per cent. GEO. C. CALL. At Way Down Prices. Best Eldorado Castor machine oil at 30 cents a gallon. Also harness, fly nets, dusters, and all kinds of horse clothing at correspondingly low prices. At my harness shop, opposite Tennant house;—13 W. J, CUAMMOND. Cltlzeiis' Meeting. There will be a meeting of all inter- este'd persons at the court house, Friday night at 8 o'clock, to determine whether Algona wants the next meeting of the Northwest Iowa Teachers' association. This meeting is usually held in Sioux City, but is coming east next April. Algona nan get it if she wants it and can take care of 700 or 800 people. N. SPENCER. A FEW customers can be accommo dated with a good quality of Jersey milk at the Methodist parsonage.-18 BELTS are the thing this season; we have all kinds at all prices. G. L, GALBRAITH & Co. A SYSTEM DECIDED UPON, OOUNOIL SELECTS A LIGHT PLANT. The City Will Have an Up-to-Utitc Outnt— Contracts to Be Let in a Short Time. Algona's electric light plunt will consist of a brick power house 38x85J feet on the ground, with a 14-foot coiling, two 100-borso power boilers from tho Murray iron works at Burlington, a Sioux City Corliss engine of 150- horse power, and a 1500-light Westing- houso alternating dynamo. That was the decision reached after two long sessions of tho city council last Tuesday and Wednesday nights. It was a battle royal between the various electric light mon. Several were on hand and each presented his claims, the contest being spirited from start to finish. There were also several bids in from houses which hud no representatives hero. The council took several ballots to determine what they would buy. They rejected tho Westing-house direct-connected engine chiefly on account of its high price. The Ideal, also a direct- connected machine, was dropped for tho same reason. They eventually agreed on the outfit noted above, and the following will show tho cost of tho onliro plant: Westlngliouse d/aamo S 3,107 Steam plant, including two boilers, heater, and Corliss engine 4,075 Supplies 2,000 Powerhouse 3.000 Poles 7r,o Line woi'k ooo Total .................................. $13,302 Those figures indicate substantially what the completed plant will cost. The figures on the building are estimated, but they will not fall materially below those given. While the contract is not yet signed it will bo as soon as it can be drawn up, and will go to tho Thompson Engine works of Sioux City, their bid being about $1,000 below any other house. The council will advertise at onco for bids on the building, and the work will bo pushed to an early completion. The council has labored diligently to determine what is the best plan for the city, all things considered, and it is believed by all who are acquainted with the facts that they have done the very best thing possible. It is already shown that even the lowest bid is in excess of the original estimate. This fact had much to do with determining tho council to take the Corliss belted outfit, though no one questioned the efficiency of the high-speed, direct-connected machines; it was the price that shut them out. Organization to Ue Perfected. A meeting of the city council and of the electric light stock subscribers was held Saturday evening to complete the details of the organization of the latter. After much discussion of the legal aspects of the case a committee was appointed from the council and the company to confer and agree upon a plan. This committee consists of Judge Quarton, A. D. Clarke, Geo. C. Call, A. A. Brunson, and Harvey Ingham from the citizens, and of Alex. White, F. H. Vesper, and Dr. E. E. Sayers the city electric light committee, to which City Solicitor Bonar is added for the city. This committee at once appointed 'a sub-committee consisting of Judge Quarton, S. E. McMahon, and J. L. Bonar to fully investigate tho law. This sub-committee made its report last evening, and the full committee will make its report this evening, to a full meeting of all the stock subscribers and the city council. It is probable that the stock subscribers will organize a corporation, that $10,000 will be subscribed, .that the city will rent the plant at a rental equal to seven per cent, of the capital stock, with tho privilege of each year paying off a certain per cent, or all of the stock as it may chose and take the plant when the last payment is made. The city will put in the building and the two boilers as part of the water woi-ka system, having money on hand for that purpose. The stockholders will pay for the rest of the equipment. Death of Stephen Stephen Nellis, a long-time early settler over ou Lotts Creek, is dead. The following obituary appears in the Champion: Stephen Nellis died at the home of hie son Charles at 9 o'clock Sunday morning Juno 5, in tho 81st year of his age. Ho was born in Montgomery county, N. Y.. where his boyhood days were spent. At tho ago of 21 ho was married toLaviala Alcock of Montgomery county, N. Y., where they lived until 1842, when they cnmo to Oswego, 111. In 1868 they removed to Kossuth county, Iowa, where ho has since lived. Of a largo family of brothers and sisters only a brother remains, Mr. Aaron Nellis of Chicago. A little over two years ago ho was bereft of his life companion. Ho loaves four sons and two daughters to mourn his loss. JUST received, a large line of whito and colored fans, Empire style, all prices, at Galbraith & Co.'s. FOR sale cheap: A second-hand binder, never been used'enough to hurt it. 13 C. M. DOXSKE. DON'T forget Cannon Chop tea—sold only by M. Z. GROVE & SON. ALL women should strive" to be • .'.u- tiful. Beauty rules mankind, ."'"iky Mountain Tea brings a creamy-. Ich, blooming complexion. Ask your druggist. IP you have idle money why not have it where it will earn you something. Interest paid on time deposits. 45 GEO. C. CALL. THE maiden hung her shapnly 1' ; and whispered in my ear, "Yours 'till death I'll always be. Just promise me Rocky Mountain Tea." Thirty-five cents. Ask your druggist. A FINE EDIFICE. The Methodists AVJI1 Give AJftoim tho Handsomest Church IHillclliiK In Northern Iowa. The contract has been let for tho now Methodist church, and instead of its being a $18,000 building it is expected that the final cost will run above that figure. Several changes have been made in tho plans as given by THE UPPER DES MOINES two weeks ago. The exterior, instead of being Sioux Falls granite, as planned, will now be of cut brown stone such as is in the Algona State bank and Gardner Cowles' block. Tho contract price of the building is $20,600. A building firm at LaCrosse, Wis., gets the work, and will begin at once. The contract calls for the completion of the building, ready for the furnishings, by Oct. 20. WE have just received a new lino of white*and fancy parasols, also a new lot of changeable silk umbrellas, G. L. GALBRAITH & Co. SEE our fine line of teas at the old prices, M. Z. GROVE & SON. Your Wedding Buy your wedding ring of us, wo always make tho bride a present, 5tf DlNGLEY & PUGH. Minnesota .Lauds. We have some special bargains !.i Minnesota lands, improved and \ . proved. Now is the tin.e to get a good farm for a little money. We pay err fare to all actual purchasers. Just now we can make real estate loans at very low rates. Come and see us. DINGLEY & COOK. TEACHERS' ANNUAL INSTITUTE. Superintendent Van KrdewyU Issues a Complete Program—To Be Held August 15-87. A very neat pamphlet has been issued by Superintendent Van Erdewyk for the coming teachers' institute, the dates of which are August 15-27. It gives full information as to courses of study etc., and will be very valaublo to all who attend. The corps of instructors is excellent. Superintenden Van Erdewyk will act as conductor and be assisted by the following: N. Spencer, city superintendent Algona. Arithmetic, economics and physics. F. J. Sessions, city superintendent, Waterloo. Didactics, algebra and civics. J. J, McMahon, county superintendent, Carroll. Grammar and physiology- S. S. Stockwell, Professor of Nora Springs seminary. Geography and economics. Ruth Van Husen, Training school, Sioux City. Primary methods. GET one pi Jh$ latest things in veils A CHANGE TO ENLIST. Recruiting Stations AVill Bo Opened for Volunteers—Companies to Bo Pilled. Mrs. Thos. F. Cooko has received word from her husbtind that Capt. P. O. Refsol of Company K of Emmetsburg and Morrit Turner of Company P will bo back from Chickamauga to act as recruiting agents to get volunteers o fill out thoir companies. All who are willing to go to tho front will do well to moot them while here. Tho sompanios now in the field will bo filled iO their maximum strength before any now companies are called, and that will require about 40 mon to tho company, tn other places more aro applying .to enlist than can bo taken. I HAVE the famous Rockford leather nets, the best on earth; can give you bottom prices on light double harness and single harness. D. B, AVEY, 13t2 Opposite postofflce. PubJlc Sale. Will be sold at auction on the court bouse steps in Algona, Iowa, Wednes-' day, Juno 22, LS98. a barn located ou ot 3, block 54, original town plat of Algonn. Sale at 2 p. m. Per order of he board of supervisors. JOHN G. SMITH, Chairman. EVANGELIST WEBER'S LUCK. A Well Known IMethodlHt Exhortor is VicUing Up Gold Nuggets Out in Colorado. Very many in Algona will remember Evangelist.!. H. Weber. Ho has been In Colorado in late years. H. S. Vaughn sends a paper to E. G. Eowyor telling of his recent streak of luck: A stood strike was made this week in the Bon Ton mine in Russell gulch, which is being worked by its owner, tho Rev, J. H. Weber, and which, it will be remembered, was tho scene of dedication exercises a little over a year ago. When Mr. Wobor look hold of this property under a lease and bond the shaft was 00 feet deep. Sinco then he has purchased it, paying $5,000, and. has put the shaft down to its present depth of 205 foot. Levels have only been commenced on both sides of the shaft. In the east drift only, three feet away from the shaft, tho wonderful strike was made, exposing a pay streak from 15 to 18 inches in length, on the foot wall side of crystalized gold little bunches of the finest wire gold, hanging out of this crovico '.n various places, tho balance of the s'.-eak being' streaked with smaller wires. Some of this gold is found in a dark quart/ rock, while some of It again is found in. arosin-zinc character of ore, or what is commonly termed black jack. T. M. Clarke, our old-time Fenton friend, writes from Long Island, Kan., and says it is wet there also. "We are having wet weather this spring and snojll grain is looking fine. Barley is'i'.'.iead, and winter grain is also. Oats a?>.H;ommencing to head, butcorn, 6b, dear, tho weeds are as high as the corn, and the ground so wet that we can't get into the fields, and alfalfa, has been ready to cut for a week. Some have cut, but itrains soofteutluvt they will lose all they have out; if it clears up we will get an immense crop of alfalfa this cutting and a big crop of small grain." The Local Market. Wheat has gone way down. It is worth 70 cents now. Oats 20 cents, corn 22. Hogs bring $3.25. Thomas ket is broken. The Outing club at Clear Lake will give a banquet to the members of the State Bar association, July 7. It is expected that 300 members will be present, many of them accompanied by their wives. _ AN elegant line of surreys and buggies just received by G. M. Johnson, of J. L. Clark, Oshkosh, Wls. A bargain in price and quality for anyone in need of a fine job.-g _ CANNON CHOP tea is the n>es| 5Qo tea on the Algona market. M. 2. GROVE & SON, Agents. Fresh Fresh cream from the " Jersey Hom,e" can be had at any time, in a,ny quantity, at the L. J. Rice house. FOR time loans ou real eet^to npply at Koaswth Cg.uuty State Bank.

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