The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 7, 1898 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 7, 1898
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THE tiPPEK BES MOtNES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1898, GREAT SPECIAL CARRIAGE SALE-SEPTEMBER 17 AND 19. For the purpose of reducing our large stock of buggies we have decided to make a Special Vehicle Sale on Sept. 17 and 19, AT THE WIGWAM, ALGONA, IOWA. O N these dates we will make prices on Top Buggies, Road Wagons, Spring Wagons, Surreys, etc., the like of which have never before been offered to the people of this vicinity Prices made on the above dates will positively not be duplicated at any other time. This is our first Special Bargain Sale in buggies, and the low prices will surprise you If you intend to buy a carriage you can save from $10 to $20 by buying on the above dates. DON'T MISS IT. THE WIGWAM—Algona and Burt. WILFRID P. JONES. NOW IN SESSION AT BURT THE CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR UNION Coining County Pair Is Being Judi clously Advertised—Miscellaneous County News. The first annual convention of th Kossuth County Christian Endeavo Union is being held in Burt yesterda} and today. Entertainmen t will be provid ed for all. Those who expect to go ar requested to report to Wm. Gardner Hurt, Iowa, for entertainment. Sextou Items. The Sexton M. E. Sunday School pic nic last week was a. success. All pros ent report a good time. A party of Algona's young peopl passed through town Wednesday even ing on their bicycles. They took sup per at Hotel de Sexton. Sexton will become an fndependen school district. It is time for • such a step. There are families who woul< move to Sexton if opportunities fo sending their children to school were better. We have scholars enough nov for a two room school, and it is hoped every citizen in this vicinity will be come interested in this matter and pus! It along. James and Will Hinchon of Algont gave the Robinson hardware stori building a coat of paint, improving it looks very much. The friends of Rev. Plummer have planned a surprise party to take place at his home in Wesley this evening Among the invited guests of Sexton are Mr. and Mrs. Will Lehman, Misse Kate Bacon and Hager, and A. P Bacon. Soon Sexton will be able to supply the farmers in any line. Our little city is growing right along. Two new houses are going up soon. Burt Monitor. The Burt school opened Monday with a total enrollment of 150. Miss Eva Whitney has the primary room, Miss Carrie Goodwin the intermediate, Miss Sarah Taylor the grammar room, and Prof. C. J. Johnson the high room. M. H. Stoddard has the contract for the erection of August Dau's new residence. The old one will be moved off and used for a granary and the new one will be placed where the old one now stands. August is one of our pushing and thrifty farmers and is going to put up a neat and roomy house. Mr, and Mrs. John Chapin celebrated Kraft... Clothing Co. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, Tq the Pealers: We have made arrangements with some of the best manufacturers in the land to job trunks and valises, and can furnish you as cheap as the cheapest. Catalogues • furnished on application.. Kraft Clothing Co., ALGPNA, IOWA. their 50th wedding anniversary last Saturday, Aug. 27, by inviting in their children and other relatives. It was a family reunion much enjoyed and an event to be remembered in the family historv. Fifty years ago, at Niagara Palls, N. Y., Mr. John Chapin of Erie county, N. Y., and Miss Rockena M. McCalastor of St. Lawrence county, N. Y., were happily married Aug. 27, 1848. _ Swen City Herald. Gus Peek of Algona was in town yesterday. He is secretary of the county agricultural society and was out putting up advertising matter for the forthcoming fair. He says we are going to have the best fair this year ever held in the county. R. M. Richmond is over at West Bend we learn from a posted letter, and his peaceful figure will soon be observed on our streets, no doubt. With R. M. fleshed up, as reports indicate, and his body free from ills we scarcely know whether he will be recognized when he comes meandering down Main street. liedyard Leader. S. B. McClellan of Algona was up Friday and set up a pair of Chicago Standard scales on the railroad land just east of the State bank for E. H. Stephens & Co. The Chicago & Northwestern Railway company have men here this week putting in a set of scales at the stock yards. They will also put in the side walk that was ordered laid some time ago. At the M. E. parsonage in Emmets burg last Saturday evening, Rev Walker pronounced the words tha made Chas. Dinger and Miss Gertrude Trimble, both of this place, husband and wife. It was a complete surprise to our people. George Call has men out cutting weeds on his north Kossuth real estate Marsh Stephens is overseeing the work which means that few weeds will be left to tell the story. Wish Call anc Stephens had charge of the town lo company property here. Their lots are a disgrace to civilization. WMttemore Champion. John Haag was called to Gutenburg Thursday by a telegram stating his sister, who has been a sufferer with Bright's disease for three years, was not expected to live, She died before his arrival but he was in time for the funeral. _ Wesley News. G, S, McPherson informs us that he expects to place on exhibition at both the Hancock and Kossuth county fairs a, sample separator and churn to be run by a small steam engine. A Cucumber Yarn. Germania Standard: A farmer living in German Valley planted some ou oumbei-s this spring and a few days later went out to investigate how they were getting on, and was surprised to lee them already up and growing very ast. He entered the garden to investigate when the vines started after him and ho ran for dear life. But the vines laught him as he was climbing over he fence and pulled him back. He )ut his hand into his pocket to get his <nife to release himself when he found a cucumber in there gone to seed. And t was not such a great year for cuoum- iers either. _ Wesley Heporter. Yesterday morning J. J. Budlong; be- n feeding 100 head of steers and ex- leots to have them ready for market by 'ebruary next. Jim Corey raised about 200 bushels f onions on a half acre of ground, and s selling them at $1 per bushel. Jim a hustler. He sells vegetables in Britt, Corwith, Hutchins, Sexton and Algona. Mr. J. A. Cunningham sold his farm ver on section- 6, Buffalo township, ast spring, and went down in Okla? lotua, Texas, Kansas and Missouri, hinking about buying cheap land. After spending two months he re- urn ed, and last/ week bought the old arm back, better satisfied. Yesterday Wtn. Landman was down com Buffalo Center swapping old-time arus with A. S. White. Twenty-two ears ago they owned adjoining favrsa mile south of where Buffalo Center ow stands, Landman stayed by bis arm and IB rich today. White moved ud has his fortune to make. is looking very well for a Camp Thomas convalescent. S. W. Callanan is on a deal for the furniture store in Buffalo Center, am if he concludes the purchase will move over and take charge of it. We speak for all when we hope such .removal wll" not occur. Geo. P. Holloway today received i telegram from Secretary Toler of the Wichita, Kan., state fair accepting his terms for exhibiting his diving horses during the four duys of their meeting and also engaging him for two other big fairs in the state. B. McKinney of Wisconsin, who is visiting at the Bliss home in Seneca had a painful experience with a 38 caliber revolver today. One of the girls took his revolver from his belt and in some manner discharged it. The bal entered just at the point of his nose, taking off a small piece of the end, anc ranged down against the maxiliary bone, splintering off pieces of it, and came out into his throat so he was able to cough up and spit it out somoSO min utes after the accident. Keglster. Will Peck of Burt, one of the Corn- >auv V boya borne on sick furlough, up yesterday to see tfce bfl/9, He OITT OOUNOIL DOINGS. Electric Lights Going; Slowly—Other City Matters. The electric light matter progresses slowly. The boilers are expected soon and the house will go up as soon as they are here. The council held its regular meeting Saturday night, .and besides the city tax levy, which is 15 mills with the new library tax, die some routine business, THE OFFICIAL REPORT. City council met in regular session a the city hall, Mayor Chrischilles in the chair. Members present: White, Ves per, McMahon, Paine, Stebbins,Chapii and Sayers; absent, Morse. Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved. Moved and seconded that the follow ing approved bills be allowed and war rants drawn on the treasurer for same Carried. Electric Light Appliance Co., supplies $20 78 L. Horan, pumping go 35 C. M. Doxsee, hardware 3 9( Algona Milling Co., coal 89 7i Al. White, digging 10 72 A. J. Lilly, surveying and profiles... 10 50 G. G. Wright, freight and hauling,.. 2 50 W. E. Norwood, moving city hall... 38 0( Algona Courier, printing and publishing 13 70 J. W. Robinson, hardware 9 K J. L. Edmonds, electric supplies 95 J. J. Cordingly, salary, etc 48 95 Wm. Miller, lighting lamps 20 00 Jno. Sweitzer, police services 10 00 J. L. Donahoo, salary for August.... 10 50 Northwestern Stamp Works, stamp. 50 Algona Republican, printing and publishing 13 10 Chas. Poster, salary, etc 63 50 Laidlaw, Dunn, Gordon Co., pump supplies 2 40 J. B, Clow & Sons, jute 2 75 Be it resolved by the city council of the city of Algona, Iowa, That a levy against the taxable property of the city of Algona, Iowa, of eight mills on the dollar be made for general fund, and that a levy of five mills on thedollar be made for the water fund, and a levy of five mills on the dollar be made for the electric light fund, and a levy of one mill on the dollar be made for the library fund. Moved and seconded that the resolutions as read be adopted. Carried. Moved and seconded that the matter of water and electric light limits be re- erred to the respective committee, arried. Moved and seconded that the petition of P. H. Slagle and others, E. S. Johnson and others, und T. H. Lantry and others be referred to the sewer committee with power to act. Carried. Moved and seconded that the contract ! or laying the tile drain running from Randall's corner to Phillip and Call streets be let to A. J, Lilly. Carried. Moved and seconded that the petition of D. H. Hutchins and others regarding a smake consumer be referred to the electric light committee. Carried. To the mayor and city council of Algona, Iowa: The board of library trustees, by order of the mayor, met on the 12th day of July, 1898, duly qualified, md organized by the election of Thos. P. Cooke president, H. C. McCoy vice- president, and P-, P, MoElroy secretary, and then oast lots for their respective .eras with the following result: Mrs. W. H. Ingham, Mrs. M. Starr, E. J. tfurtagh for two years; Mrs, W. K- Ferguson, Thos. P. Cooke and Rev. A. Slfstrom for four years; Mrs. A. L. Rist, H. 0. McCoy and N. Spencer for ix years from the 1st day of July, 1808. It was then voted that the library tax or the ensuing year be fixed and determined to be one mill on each dollar of taxable valuation, and that the city council be requested to levy the same as provided by law. Voted that a copy of the foregoing action be furnished the mayor and oily council by the secretary. I hereby certify Jfeat the foregoing ia a correct report of the action taken by the board of trustees of the public library, on the day and year above written. E. P. MCELROY, Secretary. Moved and seconded that the above report be approved. Carried. Moved and seconded to adjourn to September 16, 1898, at 8 p. m. Carried. J. L. DONAHOO, City Clerk. THE MORMONS ARE HERE. Elder Blsel and Parley Williams Will Spend Some Weeks In Al- Two Utah Mormons are in Algona for evangelizing purposes. They have been canvassing the county, but will now open the eyes of the un regenerate in town. They are Elder Henry Bisel of Woodland, Summit county, Utah, and Parley Williams of Taylorsville, Utah. They say they will hold some public meetings before leaving. WE have a few of those nice Moquet rugs left at $2.25, former price $3.50. G. L. GALBRAITH & Co. AUCTIONEER. I am permanently located in Algona, and prepared to cry sales In Kossuth and adjoin ing counties, by the day or on small commis slon. Satisfaction guaranteed. E. F. POSEGATE. Box 132, Algona, Iowa. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Bent •^^ For Sale Saws Filed. J. L. EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south or IT. D. M. office, Tas. .&.. Orr, Painter, Paper Hanger KALSOMINER, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PAINTER. Postal card orders will receive prompt attention. JAS. A. ORE. 6O YEARS' EXPERIENCE TRADE MARKS DESIGNS COPYRIGHTS Ac. Anyone sending a sketch and description may quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an invention Is probably putentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents. Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive tfeciul notice, without charge, in the Scientific JHncricam A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms, |3 a JQ.361 Broadway, Dfflco, 626 F St., Washington", D.1 The Wetmore Truss THIS TRUSS MURDEKS Mel I WEAR THE WBIMOKE THUSS A truss embodying the sym- plicity and durability of all other trusses, and yet unlike any of them. The most simple truss ever made. Is practically indestructible—wears forever. Made on strictly hygienic 'principles— no cumbersome springs to pass around the body. It gives perfect freedom of action without the slightest movement of the truss. Does not take one-half the pressure to hold the rupture that the old styles take. Holds the rupture easily, yet firmly and surely. It stays Just where It Is placed. The cheapest high-grade truss yet produced It Is absolutely guaranteed to fit and hole the hernia with comfort, or money refunded. Don't buy any other truss before trying thl For sale and guaranteed by W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. PROFESSIONAL. '*^*~r**s~*^~*^-**r**^^***~*^**r**^~ t ^*^~^ CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbraith's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-Ferguson bljck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. J. C. RAYMOND. B. F. REED. E. .C. RAYMOND Raymond, Reed <fc Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LA W. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND 8URQEON. Office and residence in the Boston Block. (In the new block.) M. P. HAGGARD. G. P. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.' Abstracts, Real Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. SHELLY & PETTIBONE, MARBLE Head Stones, * Monuments, (STSee us before you contract. T EGAL BLANKS THE BKST OBTAINABLE AM ATLOWtiT PRICES ORbEttOF PLIABLE SERVICE H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office and residence over Taylor's. DR. MARGARET E. COLES, HomeopatJiic Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence In Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. DENTIST. A. L. HIST, D. D. S. Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. One Hundred Dollars Is offered to any person who can duplicate the CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHU & WATERHOUSE, Don't take any chance on Abstracts of Title. ?L£°S. ks al ? thoroughly complete. None «^ eri «? ced abstraefevB nave ever written t £ n them -, My work is done by compe- 'rn=t p S l ? ous and ,J s guaranteed. Anything en- entlon me have P* 00 ** and careful at- REAL ESTATE LOANS, FARMS AND WILD LANDS. C. SAMSON, Algona, Iowa. Opera House Block. TO YOUR EYES. ---- — - Opthalmic Optician. ?he most difficult cases o( children a specialty. >o your eyes ache, smart, water, become in?, m i? a ' ?? P£ lu lu the eyeball, orbit, temple or oieheaa? « so you should consult aconipe- ci»t optician, with, the latest aoientiao method t correcting all errors pi refraction. ®*am- latlou and consultation free. Qipace over B. J. (Jtlrnore's stpre, Algo£a, Iowa..

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