The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 13, 1898 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1898. VOL. 17. ile City, The Best RAILROADS WILL HELP US, TO FURNISH GRAVEL FOR STREETS. SOAP. Sold only by- M. Z. Grove & Son. We will make a Special Low Price This Week We are closing out one lot of Dimities, all nice patterns, at 5c a yard. These goods are a snap at that price.. G. L. Galbraith & Co. J. T. ChriscMlles, €f. 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 boftCoal. Manuf acturers of Strictly High-gi ado Flour. Special attention paid to tbe 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. DINQ LEY, 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. •*^*-^**r+*i^*i-**r>*s~t^^s-^i-**r^, Kossuth County State Bank, Offer One Hundred Loads Ench If We Will Put It On—Other Important City Matters. Among other Important city improvements Is the prospective graveling- of the streets to the Milwaukee and Northwestern depots. Alex. White, as city committee, has been notified that the railway companies will contribute 100 cars of gravel each and John G. Smith, chairman of the county board, thinks there will be no objection to using the one-mill county road tax, levied in Algona, for distributing the same. This tax in Algona amounts to nearly $400, and this will do a lot of important work. ELECTRIC LIGHT DETAILS. THE UPPER DES MOINES was slightly inaccurate last week in giving the details of the electric light contracts. The building contract is lot to P. A. Gross for $2,489, and the plant contract is let to M. I. Bigelow for $11,760 making the total cost $14,249. The boilers will be first put in, and are expected in about a month. They will be^set and then the building will be built and the rest of the plant put in. MOVING THE CITY HALL. Work began Monday on the removal of the city hall building to the east side of the city lot. The brick electric light building will be on the west side, beginning from the alley and running south. Being 85 feet long it will come well up to the street front. CITY COUNCIL'S GOOD WORK. If all signs do not fail the city is going to have one of the best and cheapest light plants ever put in. The city fathers have spent months in investigating and Mr. Poster, who has shown himself fully posted, will supervise th-e construction for the city. Every piece of machinery is the best made and no scrimping has been done as to size or quality. The electric light coin mi Wee, Messrs. Sayers, Vesper, and Whlte,.are entitled to special credit and also Mayor Chrischilles for the wise beginning. If the plant does not prove all that everybody expects it will, it will not be for want of attention on the part of the city officials. SEWEKS BEING LAID. Nothing further has been done about a general south side sewer. Several extensions, however, have been made from the north side sewer to the south. One has gone in to M. Starr's new home. One is now being laid to the new Methodist church. All of the southeastern part of Algona drains naturally to the north. ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS. City council met pursuant toadjourn- ment at city hall, Mayor Chrischilles in the chair. Members present, White, Vesper, McMahon, Morse, Paine, Stebbins, Chapin, and Sayers. Absent, none. Moved and seconded that the rules requiring three readings be suspended and ordinance No. 23 be placed on its final passage. Carried. Moved and seconded that the ordinance as read do pass. Carried. Be it resolved by the city of Algona, Iowa: That the bid of the Gross Construction company for the erection of the electric light and power house, according to specifications, be accepted upon conditions that said construction company enter into a contract which shall be satisfactory to said city of Algona, and shall furnish said city a bond acceptable to said cicy for the faithful performance of said contract, and the mayor and clerk are hereby authorized and empowered to enter into and sign said contract for said city. Moved and seconded that the resolution as read do pass. Carried. Moved and seconded that Sayers, McMahon, and White be appointed a committee to have the city hall and jail moved. Carried. Moved and seconded to adjourn. Carried. J. L. DONAHOO, City Clerk. ing, to be given by the members of the C. E. society of the Presbyterian church. District elder, Rev. G. P. Wilson of Plymouth, will preach In the Free Methodist church next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. AH are invited to attend. The Ladies' Aid society of the Meth' odist church will serve supper in the rink July 20, at 5 o'clock. This is to accommodate the large crowd who will be attracted by the corner stone laying that day. Supper will be 15 cents. Ice cream and cake will also be served during the day at the same place. This will be a great convenience for townpeople entertaining visiting friends on this occasion. of all kinds. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Bert Edmonds is at home for a short visit. Miss Gwennio Doxsee is visiting her brothers. Thos. F. Ingham came trom Soencer yesterday to close up a case in court. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ehlors ire at Omaha to see the exposition. They went Monday. J. P. Gilmore and family were over from Spencer last week. He is still in business there. C. O. Simpson is off on a tour of South Dakota and Mrs. Simpson is visiting in Livermore. G. F. Peek spent the Fourth in Minneapolis and went to western Minnesota on a business trip. Mrs. Moore and family from West Branch are visiting her sister, Mrs. Presiding Elder Yetter. Sherman R. Macy, chemist of the state board of health, visited Prof. Lilly one day last week. Miss Kate Goeders is home for her summer vacation. Sho has been at Longwood, in south Chicago. Mrs. P. L. Harrington is visiting her brother, S. Benjamin. She was a resident of Algona a few years ago. Chas. Kraft was down from Esther- villo Thursday. He is making the rounds of the seven Kraft stores. Mr. and Mrs. M'illiken are here from North Carolina visiting Mrs. O. C. Walker, a sister of Mr. Milliken. Lewis Hunt is home from Chicago for a visit. He has been with a commission house in the city two years and enjoys it. Mrs. Fred. Luick of Belmond is visiting her cousin, Mrs. L. C. Smith. Mr. Sumner Packard of Waupaca, Wis., is also at the Smith home. Miss Alice Wadsworth came Friday accompanied by a cousin, Alice Wadsworth, a daughter of J. W. Wadsworth's uncle, who will visit a couple of weeks. Mrs. Elsie Hunt Calkins went to Britt last week to see her husband's brother, who had a leg broken in two places in a runaway. He is in serious condition. Rev. P. R. Talbott is off for his summer vacation. He went to Omaha Saturday. From there he goes to Oconomowoc, Wis., where he has camped out for eight seasons. Mr. Hjerleid, who has been with A. D. Clarke some weeks, goes back to Forest City this week, where he has a good position in Senator Gllbertson's bank. He has been a popular young man in Algona. was never nicer.., We will have a full supply of Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, etc. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. Tin Top Jelly Tumblers TWENTY CTS. A DOZEN is one of the items we save you money on this week. Our prices are very low on this class of goods. A dollar saved Is as good as one earned. Come In and let us try to help you save The Cash Grocery. So-atlx of Court KCo-u.se. (We sell and deliver hay and grain to any part of the city.) A. OILSIOUR, President, K. P. KEITH, Vice President, M. SOHENOK, Secretary, J, W. WADS WORTH, Treasurer. DIRECTORS: 0. S. A.NQV8, . J. E. STA.OY, , ssso.ooo. --, Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold bualnes8 traasacW WM. H. INCJHAM, President; T. CHBISCHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH, Cashier G< Bmlth ' J> B " J ° neS ' T " °™"<*™**< Lewis H. Smith, J. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL ............... . .............. $50,000 Dorweiler ' F " me8 10 Partl68 ^t-class security. OJHcera awl Directory— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Scheuck, CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking, A OREAMERY IN GEORGIA. John Wallace la Home From Cuthbert—IB Putting a Creamery lu tUe South. John Wallace came from tbe south Friday and will be in Algona two months. He has plans perfected for a co-operative creamery at Cuthbert, Ga., and will go back to superintend operations. Over 500 cows have already been secured. He says the south has a great future and that dairying is the basis of it. OOTOTT FAIR OIROUIT. Secretary Peek Attends a Meeting of Fair Managers. G. F. Peek was at Britt last week for a meeting of county fair officials. The counties represented were as follows; Worth, Winnebago, Hancock, Kossuth, Palo Alto and Cerro Gordo. By this meeting and arranging dates so that they do not Interfere with one another, each of the fairs will have a chance to secure better attractions. The following dates were selected for the fairs: At North wood Aug. 81, Sept. 1, 2, 3; Mason City Sept. 4, 5 and 6; Forest City Sept. 1, 8 and 9; Britt Sept. 14, 15 and 16. Einraetsburg Sept. 20, 21 and 22; Algona Sept. 27, 28 and 29. THINGS TO REMEMBER. The Epworth league will give a lawn social at Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Fuller's tomorrow evening. Ice cream and cake will be served. All are Invited. All are invited to attend the "Hand" social at Newcombs', next Friday even- Mrs. Edwin Blackford was called to Chickamauga last week by note of the serious illness of her son, Ellison, who has had a run of typhoid fever. He is now on the road to recovery. He is the only one of our Algona soldiers to be seriously ill, Dr. Trimble, presiding elder of the Sheldon district, and Dr. R. Smiley of Spencer came to Algona for the funeral of E. L. Day. Rev. Benedict of Bancroft and Rev. Bond of Fenton took part in the exercises, which were conducted by Presiding Elder Yetter. Judge Dewey of Washington visited L. C. Smith Thursday. They were school boys together and had not met for 80 years. The judge was chosen commander of the state grand army and Mr. Smith, in reading the reports, recognized his boyhood friend and wrote to him, The Farmers' Milling Co, [INCORPORATED.] *"* OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. f««rt 0 ft?i f1 J rl l isl1 ^ trae l e wlth oholce flour tr om selected wheat; also bran, shorts and ground feed In lots to suit purchasers. This Is a farmers' company and solicits the farmere'biwlness. E2co3aan.gre "^Torlc a Specialty. - We oan and wm do as weu by you as a *y mlu ta f. B. HOFIUS, Cfeneral Manager. E. J. GILMORE, THE- THERE are soaps and soaps, but there are none hotter than the Maple City. Sold only by M. Z. GROVE & SON. Corner Grocer, Farmers' Milling Co.'s Flour. STATEMENT .. of the condition of Kossuth County State Bank, of Algona, Iowa, at close of business, June 30. 1898, made to the auditor of state. ASSETS. Loans and discounts 8103,088 75 Goldand silver 1230650 Legal tender and national bank notes and subsidiary coin 584000 Drafts and cash items 592 42 Due from banks- Citizens' National, DBS Moines.... 10,654 94 Metropolitan National, Chicago... 3,583 50 First National, Minneapolis 3,187 69 Union National, Chicago 1482834 National Exchange, Milwaukee... 17,401 41 Palo Alto Co. Bank, Emmetsburg. 300 92 First National, Dubuque 6,683 79 Chemical National, New York 5,70922 First National, Bennington. Vt... 8,70328 Overdrafts T 52368 Real estate 7 393 go Personal property 8,740 82 Total assets $204,647 13 LIABILITIES. Capital stock $ 50,00000 Due depositors 140 237 15 Undivided profits 14,309 97 Total liabilities ................ $204,547 12 Liabilities of directors ............. ... $3,300 00 Sworn to by WM. H. INOHAM, President, THJBO. OHJU80IUU4C9,' Vice Pres Jos. W. WADSWOBTH, Asst. Cash! H' B.J H, E. BIST, Notary Public. $.100 MASON FRUIT JARS- Two-quart, per dozen, One-quart, per dozen, One-pint, per dozen, Granulated sugar, per owt, 0, J\ IRVINGTON, IOWA. 75 C 6.00

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