The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 14, 1898 · Page 8
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MOlNm* ALGOKAj IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTJEMBEK 14, 1898, SPECIAL CARRIAGE SALE-SEPTEMBER 10 AND 2 For the purpose of reducing our large stock of buggies we have decided to make a Special Vehicle Sale on Sept. 19 and 21, AT THE WIGWAM, ALGONA, IOWA. • . j , , ~~T~ uu .,.v,o »»iii ^-woiLivciy nut uc uupucateu at any oiner time, inis is our first Si 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. TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY . P " CeS W1 " SUrpnSG y ° U> If VEESION OF A COMPANY F SOLDIER Tolls Why the Boys Were Sick at Chlekamauga—The News of the County Generally. Henry Bruhns of Company F tells a different story at Germania. Here is his version as given by the Standard: He states that the reports of the sanitary conditions at Chickamauga are greatly exaggerated and highly colored. The drainage of the camp is not at all as has been represented in newspaper reports, and the cause of most of the sickness has been the inability of the boys to control their appetites for the many good things placed so freely at their command. Many of them are young and inexperienced in the art of aelf-denial, and consequently too much dissipation combined with the unavoidable exigencies of camp life caused their sickness. Homesickness also played a prominent role with many of them. As for hardtack and stale meat, he says they received freshly baked bread and good fresh meat daily, the only difficulty experienced was in getting their meals : properly prepared. The boys were supposed to prepare their own meals, and two or three fellows in a company were hired to do it all. These fellows were usually too lazy to cook -or do anything else, or didn't know how. The reason such an outcry has been raised by the boys themselves is the fact that they were disappointed because they were unable to go to the front, tired of the monotony of camp life, and many of them homesick, and as soon'as they knew there was no prospect of a change they set up a terrible wail, with the result which we all know. DOS Moines, they were traveling through by wagon, hunting. Below here they decided to vary their diet with a mess of tame chicken, and the young boy wont Into tho weeds along the road to drive out some fowls belonging to u farmor for the others to shoot. They shot and the ball entered his right shoulder. It followed the bone down into his arm and could not be located with the probes for extraction, so he was obliged to go on his way heavier in spirits and his right side than before it happened. Burt Monitor. Del Angus leaves on Monday to take up his studies again at the state university. Burt is also to lose another family, that of Mrs. J. D. McDonald. She and all the boys will go to Riverside, Cal., which place will be their future home. Georgo Stone is putting on a large two-story addition to his house over In Portland. When finished up, and with his larpe barn and other improvements, he will have a handsome and thriftv looking farm. Bessie Wickwire, daughter of B. F. Wickwire, Bancroft's former merchant, has secured the position of money order clerk in the Webster City postofflce under the new postmaster, C. D. Hellen. George and Ora Paine left Thursday morning for Des Moines. Ora enters the millinery department of the Haris- Emery store and will also sake a course in music, and George will take up the study of pharmacy in Drake university. visit with relatives at Vickbure-, Mich and South Bend, Ind. '' Our other soldier boy, Guy Finley is home on furlough. He arrived on Tuesday morning and his many friends were glad to welcome him back. In the forenoon (Tuesday) the band was out and played several pieces in honor of his safe return. He looks as healthy as ever and is feeling good. Wesley Ueporter. Yesterday Mr. B. Craft left for Cresco to purchase a tow mill and expects to have it in running order about the 1st of October. It will bo located near J. B. Barrack's farm four miles southeast until some time in December, when it will be moved to Wesley. About 3 a. m. last Saturday morning Private Ira Adams arrived in Britt from Camp McKinley, and took the bus for the Allison house. The porter was showing him a room when the landlord appeared on the scene and politely told Ira in the queen's English "that he could not stop there, as his system was infected with fever germs and the boarders would object." Ira had gotten used to heeding orders and so decamped forthwith and found shelter for tho remainder of the night in a livery stable. ll that landlord ever had any milk of """an kindness it must have oozed out with his patriotism some time since the w&r. WILFRID P. JONES. Bancroft Register. Josh Cunningham arrived home from Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday last on a 20 days? furlough. He is in the 49th Iowa, which is brigaded with the Virginia regiments under Brig.-Gen. Fitz Lee, and will undoubtedly see the Cuban garrisons before mustering out. Mr. Cunningham says his regiment has a fairly good camping ground and the hospital service is as good as could be secured were the boys at home, so there is not much dissatisfaction over present conditions and future prospects. A young lad of fourteen called on Dr Walters Saturday to have a 38 calibre bullet extracted from his shoulder. With two older companions, all from WliHtomore Chiimplon. Emma Heise returned to Algona Thursday to prepare for school, which commences in Prairie du Chien this week. Moe Bros, of Algona have purchased Treloar's butcher shop and will soon be ready to invite the patronage of Champion readers. They still own a shop in Algona and have a good business. Thos. McGovern brought about 160 sheep from Wisconsin and sold them to farmers hereabouts, and will soon re turn for a larger lot. He says there is a tremendous crop of tobacco in Wis consin this year and it sells as high as $180 per acre. A Germnnla Accident. Conrad Walbaum was oiling machinery in Weelock's elevator last Wednesday. His clothing got caught in the shafting and he was whirled about some time before anyone saw him and stopped the engine. Blood gushed from his eyes, nose, and ears and he is badly bruised, but at last reports was still alive. Sextoii Items. The revenue officer called on the Spencer and Hunting grain companies Wesley News. A. J. Seeley, a soldier boy from this neighborhood, returned last Saturday feeling just as well as ever. He surprised the natives by taking charge of L. Sanford's threshing engine as soon as he got where they were working near Stilson. Kraft... WHOLESALE AND RETAIL To the Dealers: We have made arrangements, with some of the'best manufacturers in the land tp job trunks and valises, and can furnish you as cheap as the cheapest. Catalogues furnished on application. * Kraft Clothing Co,, AkaPNA, JQWA, Swea City Herald. C. C. Chubb was up from Algona this week looking after some cattle in his pasture, and made a good record at prairie chicken shooting. Theo. Anderson of Eagle Lake township lost a stack of wheat by lightnin- last Sunday, and only the prompt wor of neighbors saved five other stacks in the setting. The loss is covered by Insurance. E. J. Murtagh of Algona was a pleasant caller at this office on Wednesday evening last. He had been down in Seneca that day and bought Nels Kessell's farm for $25 per acre. , Death of Mrs. Roba. Bancroft Register: Mrs. Emma Roba died at the home of her father, C. W. Parker, in Algona Tuesday morning of consumption. The funeral services were held in the Bancroft M. E. church Thursday afternoon, Rev. Benedict Saturday. The agents of these companies have been issuing receipts for grain to the farmers without the regulation stamps. What the outcome will be remains to be seen. Mr. Ed. Belknaphad a narrowescape ° ne , n'&ht last week. He brought a load of grain into town from his farm one mile south of here. Just as he was eaving Hunting's elevator a dog scared nis team, causing them to run. Thev turned west, then north across the first two tracks They suddenly turned east, throwing Mr. Belknap out of the wagon. They ran east to the mail book where the horses were thrown down breaking the wagon tongue and part of the harness. Mr. Belknap escaped un- ti urt* Mrs. A. J. Lehman returned home rom her visit to West Bend and Esthorville Thursday. Robt. Bruce, one of Rolfe's youne awyers, stopped in town a few minutes Thursday evening to call on Dr Spencer, but found the doctor gone to Solfe. Mr. Brnce was on his way to Northwood, Iowa, on business. The Sextonites that attended the reception at Rev. Plummer's report a good time. It was a thorough surprise to Mr. and Mrs. Plummer. Over $17 was raised by birthday offering to be applied on his salary. Judge Quartoii ut Storm Lake. Pilot-Tribune, Judge Quarton closed the summer term of the district court last Wednesday afternoon. During the in Iowa. In many places they are having good success. This state conference is to bring them together. There are 1,700 elders working in the United States. Every state has from 10 to 76 in it and the plan is to evangelize the whole country. The Mormons believe the time is near when all people are to know the truth and when the chosen will be gathered together. They are warning the sinners and unregenerate. These 1,700 are all paying their own expenses. Elder Bisel will have been out two years Christmas. He says it has cost him $360. At the same ratio Utah is paying $595,000 to spread the truth over the country, which is a liberal mission fund. The object now is to get branch societies all over the land. In the end, however, the Mormons expect that all of the faithful will be called together. Polygamy is not taught now as part of Mormonism. State Crop Yield. The estimated average yield of corn is 34 bushels per acre, on an average of 8,396,000. The crop is variable, ranging from 26 to 45 bushels per acre in different sections of the state. The average yield of winter wheat is placed at 18 bushels, spring wheat, 16 bushels; oats 33 bushels; barley 28: rye 17- timothy seed, 4.2; tame hay, 1.8 tons' and wild hay, 1.4 tons. This is a preliminary report, and the final report of the season may change the figures. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Rent ^22 For Sale, Saws Filed. J. L. EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south or U. D. M. office. The Wetmore Truss THIS TRUSS 11URDER3 MEt I WlUR THE WSJMOKS Tuusj 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 It sta PROFESSIONAL. ^•^^^-^^x^x^rf^i-^Xrfj-s^s^-s^v^^^v-"^ CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LA W. LOANS. LANS. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-FerRuson bljck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. J. C. RAYMOND. B. F. BEED. E. C . BAYMOND Raymond, Reed & 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 SURGEON. Office and residence in the Boston Block. (In the new block.) "wt-u. _ Orr, Painter, Paper Hanger KALSOMINER, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PAINTER. Postal card orders will receive prompt attention. ~ JAS. A. ORB. CO YEARS' EXPERIENCE officiating, and the remains laid to rest in the Bancroft cemetery. Emma A. Parker was born in Irvington township Aug. 26, 1866. In March, 1882, she was married to Henry Roba, and was a resident of this place until a short time previous to her death. Mrs. Roba was a member of the Methodist church, which she joined some five years ago and had lived a faithful Christian life. For two years she had been in poor health. About five weeks ago she suddenly grew worse and continued to sink until the end came. News. Geo. W. Hanna left yesterday morning for Mt. Vernon to attend school. He expected to stop off at Ames yesterday and spend the day at the college. Wm. Trammel's boy at Hanna fell from a moving wagon loaded wjth wfeeat, and the wagon wheel struck his head, lacerating iUnd tore ayvay the flesb, from his fftce and right ear and broke Ws Jw bone. He was takeu, to Corwith fQV medical aid, Mrs. E. many , . Beardeleyand three child- j' for a three or fgur w§efe8' session he has confirmed the ^ auy friendships he has enjoyed since he first came to Storm Lake, and the favorable regard in which he has always been held in Buena Vista county, It has been the subject of remark by attorneys and spectators that he was even more noticeable than ever for his unfailing courtesy, his accurate knowledge of the law and his unwavering .patience in the hearing of cases. No man could have shown more indulgence, fairness and courtesy than has been shown bv fi? F?u Quarton ' and ' U is needless to say that the people may consider themselves fortunate in being able to con- tinuesuoh a man upon the district bench. MOBTO8 HAYE'JFAITH. They Are Spending* a Half Million Dollars to Save the United States —Their Work In Algona. Elder Bisel ancl Parley Williams, the Mormon evangelists, are at work in Algona but will spend the coming week in the country, $nd then return to Air gona and hold eome public meetings. They will work until Oct. 6, when they go to a state conference, which way bt> held at Spepoer. Elder Bjse.1 eays Jbere «* 17 elders "-^ — juuu IT UOJ.D i)/ 10 LUtHJUU, The cheapest high-grade truss yetproduced. ^ i ls absolutely guaranteed to fit and hold the hernia with comfort, or money refunded. Don't buy any other truss before trying this For sale and guaranteed by b W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. M. P. HAGGARD. G. F. PEEK TRADE MARKS DESIGNS . .. , COPYRIGHTS Ac. Anyone Bending a sketch and descrip Invention la probably putentuble. Communications strictly eonfldentlal. Handbook on Patents sent Tree. Oldest agency for securing patents Patents taken through Munu & Co. receive ipcciat nottct, without charge, In the *""""" Scientific American. A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest elr. oulatlnn of nnv «nio n tiq 0 journal. Terms, IS a Sold by all newsdealers. Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.] Abstracts, Real Estate AND^ Collections, __ __ ALGONA, IOWA. SHELLY & PETTIBONE, MARBLE Head Stones, Monuments, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. DR. MARGARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. DENTIST. A. L. RIST, D. D. S. One Hundred Dollars (^7~See us before you contract. 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