The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 21, 1898 · Page 1
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I ESTABLISHED ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1898. VOL. XXXIIMSTO, 40* t &4 ^*%%£ ' -i&®: Dorit Miss Seeing \Holiday Display -OF- CHAMBEK SETS, JARDINIERES, SALADS, CAMEO WARE, FANCY AND HAND PAINTED CHINA. We also have a few lamps which we will close out at wholesale cost prices. Yours for holiday trade, M. Z. Grove S 2 Son. GALBRAITH'S New Year Sale NEXT WEEK Nice new line calico at 3c a yard, worth $c ; outing flannel 3c a yd., worth Sc ; flannelette 5c a yd., worth IOC ; best thread 3c a spool ; fine cotton cloth 3c a yd.; safety pins 2c a card ; dress stays only $c a bunch. Lf\DIBS' SHOES Job lot—worth $2 to 14 a pair , If you intend buying anything in Cloaks, Capes, or Jackets, it will pay you big to look over our stock before buying. We have a new line, bought direct from the manufacturers, all of which we will sell at less than manufacturers' prices. .Look over any stock you wish and then come and we will make you better prices than you have been offered, no matter how low the price has been made you; and remember we will meet all prices made by anyone on any kind of goods in our line. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. DAILY EXCURSIONS TO CALIFORNIA Through first-class and Tourist Sleeping Cars to points in California - and Oregon every day in the year via the Chicago, Union Pacific and Northwestern Line. Kates. Slxortest Tim© on tn© Only route by which you can leave home any day in the week and travel in tourist cars on fastest trains all the way. For pamphlets and information jnquire of nearest agent. Chicago & Northwestern Railway. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, $50,000. XO-WV&.. W. Wadsworth, BarnetTOevine., _^«_—First National Bank of Algona. OAPlTAJj 150,000 ,. H."Butchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A, aa^toloa^TueTsonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security, .SpecfaYattentioniivefto'collections. «? w., « ».,ct Director*— A. D. Clarke, Presldenti K O 0 OUubb, Vice Prest.i ft, Tb.o8.B. Gantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Qalbrafth, Frea.M. Miller. Myron Sclienck, CASH CAPITAL, 150,000. General Banking, '' PRIYAT& WWJW PBfOSlf VA,UI<3!8> pr*jnterest paid on time ftepoaits. Just Coal hard,' black coal, is a fine thing with which to fill your stockings, or rather cellars. Or if charitably inclined donate a ton or two to your less fortunate neighbors. Whoever uses this coal will be well pleased with the quality. All orders given prompt attention. Use telephone No. 30. F. S. NORTON, The Cash Coal Dealer. The Wetmore Truss THIS TRUSS UUKDEKS ME I I V.'FAR TUP. WSTNOKIS TKUES 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. j.!: 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 flrmly and surely. It stays just where It Is placed. • The cheapest high-grade truss yet produced. It is 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 W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. Sutt's Hog Cholera Remedy. J, L. Button gets new testimonials every day for his Sure Cure Cholera Remedy. Algona, Iowa, Nov. 85, 1808. I have been feeding Sutt's Hog Cholera Preventive and can say it cured my hogs after they were sick and several had died; and I further believe 1* pays to feed it if the hogs are not sick, as I can see that it makes them eat better and gain in flesh faster. t M. B. SOUTHAKD. Call on or address J. L, SUTTON, Algona, Iowa. 8HEUY & PETTIBONE, MARBLE Monuments, ISTSee us before you contract. DEDICATING THE CHURCH, Bid DAY TOR THE PRESBYTERIANS Dr. Greene of Fort Dodge Dellvfei-ect the Chief Sermon—Church Is Wholly Out of Debt, The new Presbyterian church was dedicated last Sunday. The successful issue of this enterprise is a matter for congratulation. This congregation^ organized some three years ago, has struggled against much difficulty, but has much reason for satisfaction in its continued growth. The present enterprise has had great assistance from the devotion mid painstaking labor of the pastor, Rev. S. Ollorenshaw, who has been abundant In labors in its behalf. The community has also been liberal In its support and tlio gratitude of the church for assistance from the business men and other church organizations is is heartfelt and abundant. A thanksgiving service was held Saturday afternoon and the formal dedication was made Sunday morning. Dr. T. S. Bailey of Cedar Rapids, Dr. J. M. Greene of Port Dodge, Rev. J. B. Clnpp, Prosbytorial superintendent of Sunday schools, were visiting Presbyterian ministers, and Rev. D. M. Stiles of the Baptist church and Dr. Day of the Methodist church assisted in the services. The sermon was by Dr. Greene of Fort Dodge, and was a helpful presentation of the faith that the quality of real truth could give to an apparent minority the effect of a real majority. The preacher was earnest and clear cut in his expression and adjusted his ar- ument appropriately to the occasion. At the close of the sermon Dr. Bailey presented the financial condition, which showed a deficit of $325. Without further particular urging $390 was subscribed, and tho church was dedicated free of debt by Dr. Bailey in a simple yet beautiful manner. At the service sot for the afternoon Pastor Ollerenshaw gave an interesting review of the history of the church, and Rev. A. L. Berry led a consecration service. In the evening a platform meeting was held. Tho scripture was read by Rev. W. J. Suokow of the Congregational church and addresses were made jy Rev. Pressley of Hurt, Rev. A. L. Berry of Livermore, Rev. J. B. Clapp, and Dr. T. S. Bailey. The collections of the afternoon and evening ran the total amount raised to considerably over $400. The special music for the day was deeply appreciated, and consisted of solos and anthems by members of the various church choirs, with Prof. L. J. Smith as organist. The church is a beauty, both in appearance and convenience. The tasty painting of the outside is matched by a rich interior finish. Tho pews are of oak and are the most comfortable made. The auditorium is 40x42 and is closely seated to accommodate conveniently 300, while the lecture room, opening into the audience room by rolling partitions accommodates 100 more in full froht view of the pulpit. By a count Sunday there were nearly 500 people accommodated at the morning service, and the evening service was even- more crowded, many being turned away. The cost of this church reaches $3,500 and it is safe to say that it furnishes as much convenience as many churches costing $1,000 more. The Presbyterians are to be congratulated on this, happy issue of their labor, and now being possessed of a huroh home their labor will be far more efficient In the future. New Years Dinner. The Epworth League of the Methodist church will keep " open house," December 31, in the L. M. B. Smith building just across the street from the Kossuth County State bank. Dinner will be served in the best of style and the 25 cent turkey dinner will be a great attraction. Take your company for it will be an occasion you will not fail to enjoy. Supper will be served for 15 cents. Do not fail to remember the event. Proceeds will be used to aid in paying for the pipe organ. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Miss Bessie Sheldon will visit Miss Louise McCoy in Algona. Dr. McCoy has been appointed an aide on Commander Sexton's staff. Misses Mabel and Ruby Smith will be at home Saturday for the holidays. Miss Clara Yetter is home from Sioux City for vacation. She attends Morning Side college. . Mr. and* Mrs. Theo, Chrisohilles will spend the holidays in Chicago, and see their new grandson. Claud Nicoulin, Chas. Chubb, and Homer Horton are all home from Minneapolis for the holidays. Mr. Brown, the Chicago newspaper man, will spend the/holidays in Algona visiting the Cooke family. ' Chas. Knutson was over from Clear Lake Monday helping to close up the affairs of the Quick estate. Dr. E, E. Sayers started Saturday evening for his old home at Marits, Ohio, to spend the holidays, Miss Nellie Sessions is clerking in a Garner store during the holidays and visiting Mre. Maud So^hleioher. Mr, and M.re. Chae. McCoy will be down from Minneapolis in a few days for a visit at the Geo. E. Clarice home. A. P, Clarke met his sop Fred in Chicago gjsWay and they came home together. Fred likes bis eoh.o,ol Orchard Lake. road for a big stove house. He has not yet decided whether to accept the position of not. Dn and Mrs. Morse went to Cedar Rapids yesterday to attend a big b&ti- quet of the Mystic Shriners. The doc* tor will join the Shriners and Mrs. Morse the Daughters of Isis, a new Ma* sonic slchB order, W. Hi Ihghatn had an invitation to attend a banquet at Eagle Grove this evening given in honor of Homer A. Miller. He and Mr. Miller had a fishing excursion in Wisconsin last summer, and he was to respond to the toast " My Fishing Partner." A severe Cold prevented his attending. MEETINGS. ' Meeting of the W. R. C. Thursday evening. Election of officers. Meeting of G, A. R. this evening. Election of officers. A full attendance is desired. Rev. Day will deliver the last lecture in his course to the Workmen next Tuesday evening. Tho Methodist Sunday school will give an entertainment Saturday oven- ing .and a Christmas tree for everyone to put on presents. Come and bo welcome. The next social union meeting will bo held at tho Congregational'church parlors a week from next Friday. Mrs. J. W. Robinson will prepare a program. Special Christmas worship at the Baptist church next Sunday. The pastor's morning subject will be: "Joys That Were Born Into tho World with Christ." Evening: "No Room for Jesus." Christmas music will be provided. Revival meetings will begin at tho Free Methodist church Friday evening, Doc. 23. The meeting will be conducted by Rev. A. W. Dubols of Dickens, Iowa, assisted by Mr. Hiram Dubols of Peterson, Iowa, who will lead the singing. Meetings begin at 7:30 p. m. Christmas services at the Congregational church: Saturday, 7:30 p. m., Sunday school Christmas festival; Sunday, 11 a. m., morning service, "A Study in Evergreens'?—a Christmas fioi'rnon; 7:30 p. m,, evening service, a Christmas cantata, "The Prince of Peace." This is a production of a high grade of excellence, and willdellghtall loyers of good music. There will be special souvenir services at the Methodist church next Sunday morning. As it is the last Christmas service In the old church, Dr. Day has arranged a neat souvenir for each attendant. Dr. Day's morning theme will be, "Jesus Christ, the World Ruler, or the Meaning of Christmas Tide in the Modern World." Evening, "The Essentials of a Wise Creed, or What Shall Distinguish Christians." Good Christmas music. SETS EVERYONE GUESSING DEATH OF JOHN M. WALKER. A Illjflily EHtoomod Citizen of Alttona Dies Alter a Short IlliioBB. John M. Walker, father of the Walker Bros., died at his home Friday morning at 11 o'clock after a brief illness which took the form of a gradually increasing paralysis. The funeral was held Sunday at 2 o'clock, Rev. Day officiating. Mr. Walker came to Kossuth 11 years ago buying a farm west of Algona, north of C, C. Kuhn's. After a year he went back to Wisconsin and sold his property there, and then spent some time in Canada. When he came again to Kossuth he made his home in Algona and has lived here about eight years. He took no active part in business in town, being 60 years of age when he moved in, but assisted his sons in the store, making many friends and winning the respect and esteem of everybody. Last summer he built a comfortable and commodious home. He was born in Perry Centre, Wyoming county, N. Y., July 13, 1830, was brought up on a farm until 18 years of age, when he went to Livingston county and learned the moulder's trade. At the age of 21 he went to Vaughn, Canada, where he worked at his trade about 13 years. He was married at Vaughn Deo. 29, 1859, to Miss Hannah Kirby, moving with his family to Wisconsin in 1866, where he was engaged in farming. Six children were born to the family, four sons and two daughters, All are living in Algona but one son, Henry, who died a year ago in California and was buried here. The daughters are Mrs, H. L. Klmball and Miss Edith, the sons John, Durward and Charles, all engaged in the store. SOMEONE lost a blue vail and pair of gloves at the Uncle Josh show, Call on Matt Holzbauer. Public Sale, Having rented my farm I will sell at public sale two miles' directly east of Algona on Wednesday, Deo. 28, 1898, at 10 o'clock, the following property: Three horses, 9 cows, 5 two-year-old heifers, 8 calves, 100 high grade Shropshire ewes, registered Shropshire ram, 10 shoals, lumber wagon, double buggy, top buggy new last June, rojad cart, pair bobsleds, Deering binder nearly new, three^horse riding plow, 16-foot steel harrow, two-hole corn shelter and one-horse power, single and double harnesses, and oth^r articles. Also household goods including six-hole range, good as new, and hard coal burner, and oak bedroom set. Also 23 Shropshire lambs. ".• Terms of Sale— Oa a.11 sum? of $10 and over one year's time on approved notes at 7 per cent, interest. Under $10 cash. Lunch nt noon, D. A. WAW-AQB. D, A- HAQQARDj Auctioneer. NUMEROUS SURVEYS ARE MADE. those Through Algona, Made by the Igtva Central Folks, Are the ;' Most Perplexing. Engineer Hill and his corps of eut" veyors locating the line 6f the Iowa Central, have created a sensation In town the past week that puts the school house location in the shade. They have run one line from a point near 0. M. Doxsoe's home up north west through by B. F. Reed's house and so on until they strike the ravine going north by Chubb Bros, home and out by the water mill. This line is considered entirely feasible from an engineering standpoint, but would cut up a lot of gardens and pass through several .very desirable homes, and the people who would have the track under their parlor windows are not at all in an amiable frame of mind. Another lino comes into town near D. T. Smith's and cuts across the south side of town running through Ambrose A. Call's farm near his hog barn, and so on around by J. E. Blaokford's, following the bluff line until a jump should be made across to the mouth of McClarney oreok. Mr, Hill says thlB Is a very feasible route. • r Mr. Hill and his party left Algona Monday evening for Pella, where' they will spend a month making the final survey for the line to Des Moines. Then they will come back and make a final location from Belmond to Algona. Mr. Hill says it is cheaper to come around through LuVerne township than to go up to tho Prairie church, and that it is not at all out of the way to bring the road to Algona along his preliminary survey. It Is rumored that Prairie will call a second election and vote the tax in order to get the depot at the church. It seems that many opposed the tax believing the road would come anyway. It Is now certain that they will not get the road if the tax is not voted. The Survey at Corwltli. Hustler: The surveyors for the Iowa Central came into Corwith last week and departed on a due western course on the north half section line of Lu- Verne township, as they are determined to ignore Prairie township, it having failed to vote the required tax. There is considerable feeling among the people of Amsterdam township in regard to the location of the Iowa Central depot in the township. If centrally located all concerned will feel that the powers that be kept the faith, but If not So far all is conjecture in Corwith, as two lines have been run. If they come in on one proposed route, F. M. Pardeo will be out a chicken house and W. H. Gowdy will move onto the street. linlley on Humboldt. Al. Adams lives down at Humboldt where the rock comes so near the surface that the people have to" dig their graves while they are young and strong, and then carry them around with them to make them look cheerful after reading Al.'s paper. THE TITONKA BOOM, The KiiKliio Now Whistles on the Peuceiul Uuffulo-35 UullcUngs Are Now Up. It is said that the new. railroad, reached Titonka Monday night. Work was going on Sunday a,t full blast. About 25 buildings all together are now up and others are going in as rapidly as possible. Three grain elevators will be built at once. Three banks, two lumber yards, etc., are already located. Great is Titonka. Oscillating Bob Sleds, We have a large stock of oscillating bob sleighs, which we will sell for $15 each, cash, and will ship them to any point on the Milwaukee or Northwestern roads in Kossuth county, freight prepaid, and will also sell them at our factory at the same price. We have made thousands of these sleighs, and they are too well known to need any recommendation. They are worth $1 to $2.50 more than any other sleigh manufactured. We have concluded to make wholesale price to consumers, Call and see us. BRADLEY & NIOOUMN. BE happy and make yourself a fine Christmas present by buying one of those elegant Portland cutters of G. M. Johnson— the finest in the city. THE Carter place IB for rent, 40 JOHN G. SMITH, ELEGANT line of handkerchiefs, mufflers, new novelties in ladies' neckwear, Battenbergs, etc., for Christmas presents, at MBS. GEO, L. GALBBAITH la Chicago buying new goods, which are being dally received, for OhrtoirBftB trade. FOK the annual convention National Creamery Butter Makers' association, to be held In Sioux Falls, S. D., Jan. 23 to 29, 1899, tickets will be sold byjho Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Tc&il* way company at one regular {are for the round trip ($4.57). Tickets QJJ s Jan. 21 (o «. Return UfflU Jaof J898. LOST— A pair of glasses, Leave ttt tuteoeftoe. * A, 0. QLABKi! & Co, osnt,, with, p$J,ojmi T EGAL TBE WE ha. ve bad; TS SIX INCHES he Upper Del Howard Robinson test week with, a

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