The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 28, 1898 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1898 VOL. XXXm-NO. 4L 'hree Days! Three Days! TO TRY AGAIN IN PRAIRIE, AHOTHEB EFFORT TO VOTE TAX. Jan. 4 Set as the Time to Try It Over for the Belmond Extension- Other Railroad News. , We invoice, Monday, Jan. 2, 1899. In order to rednce :>ur stock as much as possible we will, for the three days Hosing this year, sell everything in our crockery department, fancy pieces, chamber sets, lamps, stock patterns and all, at Actual Wholesale Prices. I We will also give a discount of 5 per cent, on all grocery Ipurchases amounting to $2 or over, sugar excepted. M. Z. Grove & Son. GALBRAITH'S Until Jan. 1, 1899 Nice new line calico at 30 a yard, worth 5c ; outing flannel 30 a yd., worth 50 ; flannelette $c a yd., worth IDC ; best thread 30 a spool ; fine cotton cloth 3c a yd.; safety pins 2c a card ; dress stays only 5c a bunch. SHOES worth $2 to $4 a pair Prairie township is going to vote again on the question of a tax for the Belmond extension. The trustees have called nn election for Jan. 4, next week Wednesday, and it is belieVed that the township will vote the tax this time. It has become evident that the line will go LuVerne if a tax is not voted, and it is possible that the road will follow the survey that has been made anyway, regardless of Pralrle'a vote. Engineer Hill says the road Can be built cheaper that way and have fully as desirable territory. Another thing that is influencing Prairie is the fact that six miles of railway for taxable purposes will in a very few years pay back all the bonus comes to, regardless of tlie advantages of a depot by the church. Northwestern Surveyors at Work. The Sac Sun has the following note about the survey Irora Donison to Algona: On Monday morning the surveyors employed by the Northwestern railway to locate the, line of the Sac City and Algona extension, which is to be the connecting link between St. Paul and Omaha, received orders to make a locating survey, and are now at work on the line. Several preliminary surveys have been made; but this, which is expected to be final, will be made with more care as to details. Latest information as to their course indicates that the locating survey will not vary greatly from the last preliminary line out of Sac City, which runs about a mile north of the first surveys and crosses the main road to Newell at the Fred. Windier farm a mile from the north line of Jackson township. Job lot 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 Inew line, bought direct from the manufacturers, all of which we will (sell at less than manufacturers' prices. Look over any stock you Iwish and then come and we will make you better prices than you Ihave been offered, no matter how low the price has been made you; land remember we will meet all prices made by anyone on any kind |of goods in our line. Will Build 350 Miles. Denison Review: The Northwestern proposes to build about .^250 miles of new line this year. The proposed extensions are somewhat as follows: Prom Mondamin through Ute and Ho- henzolleren to Odebolt; from Denison to Wall Lake; from Sao City through Fonda, Pocahontas, and Rolfe to Algona; from Burt, just north of Algona, through Armstrong to Sanborn, Minn., and another line is talked of extending the Iowa and Dakota from Iowa Falls northwest to Burt connecting with the Sanborn line. It will thus be seen that the Northwestern will invade what has been heretofore almost entirely Milwaukee and B., C. R. & N. territory. The new short line from Omaha to Minneapolis will be via Denison, Wall Lake, Sao City, Algona, and Elraore, Minn. NORMAL SCHOOLS TO BE BUILT. indication of Geo. W. tiatthtt and B. F. Reed, and Corwith gets $216 instead of $2,000. After long squabbling the matter several years ago was submitted to arbitrators, LuVerne chosing Mr. Hanna and Corwith Supt. Thompson. They agreed upon Supt. Reed and in the end the two Kossuth men agreed upon nn award. Corwith at once took steps to have It set aside as unfair, Illegal, etc; The beginning of the trouble dates from Corwlth's attempt some 12 years ago to take In eight sections of Kossuth land and tax It for the Corwith schools. Geo. E. Clarke has been attorney for Prairie and LuVerne since that time. DEATH OF MBB. 0. W, PARKER. Another Early Settler PnBses Away Suddenly-Hurled at Irvlimton. Mrs. C. W. Parker, who has been ill more or less for ti year with a complication of stomach and liver troubles, died very suddenly Friday. The funeral was hold Sunday at 12:30 o'clock at the Methodist church, Dr. Day officiating, and the remains were taken to the Irvlngton cemetery, whore those of her children are burled. Mrs. Parker's maiden name was Helen E. Now- ville, and her father and brother have been well known Vosldonts of Kossuth for many years. She \yas born in New York state Jan. 8, 1841,' and was mnr- ried to Mr. Parker when he was home from the army on a hospital furlough to vote for Lincoln In 1864, the date being Nov. 16. Mr. Parker was back in the hospital five months. Aug. 5,1865, they came toKossuth, where they have since spent 83 years. Mr. Parker first took his claim down adjoining the Barnot Devine farm and lived on It 13 years. Then he came to the "Dutch Henry" farm southeast of Algona, remaining there five years. They then came to Algona, where they have lived 16 years. Eight children were born, four of whom are living, three of them at homo, one living at Bancroft. Mrs. Parker was a devoted Christian mother, a hardworking and faithful woman. During her long residence in the county she made many friends, who all mourn with her surviving relatives. Mr. Parker in behalf of himself and his children wishes to thank the neighbors and friends for the kind assistance that has been freely tendered during his time of sorrow. Silverware Free, "''•4?J m --§ 1 ***'i >cJ \i '•!%! From Dec, 15 to Jan, 1, we will give one piece of Silverware Worth fifty cents with every cash sale of Five Dollars, GROCERIES OR CROCKERY. Now will be the time to get Christmas presents free. Langdon & Hudson. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. PLAYING OARDS IS CHURCH, Some YOUUK People Are Accused of Interrupting Belltfloua Services In Gorman Valley. A couple of young men and a couple of young ladles were arrested last week on the charge of interrupting religious meetings in the Gorman Valley school house by playing cards while preaching was going on. It seems that the charge did not hold when the justice looked into the evidence, and now the prosecuting witness is to be tried for perjury. It seems from all reports that the young people were very disorderly. HE DIDN'T ADVERTISE. . 0. T. H. Lag^f.^ ir IALGONA MILLING COMPANY [INCORPORATED.] ^ attention paid to the The Stole Teachers' Association Will Ask for Throe New Schools—Al- tloim'B Chance. Among the recommendations that will be made by the State Teachers' association to the legislature next year will be the following: "Professional instruction.—1. Normal schools: That these may be easily accessible to all rural teachers, equip and sustain three additional state normal schools as follows: One in the northwestern, one in the southwestern, and one in the southeastern district of the state. These and the one already established, maintain in continuous—or practically continuous—session throughout the year, that teachers may avail themselves at any time of the facilities thus afforded for professional training." The resolution has been agreed upon, and the matter will be pushed. At least one new normal school will be built in Iowa by the coming legislature. It is not too early to keep this in mind, and with the new railways coming to Algona, our chance will be much better than it ever has been. President Currier in his annual address said yesterday: Iowa ought to have three new schools at once. These might well be confined, for the present, to elementary work, with no courses longer than two years, others for one year, and others still for a single term, with special reference to the needs of the teachers of rural schools. Let us make urgent appeals to the legislature for additional normal schools until we succeed. A roil born, an Old AlKO'ia Merchant, Insane and Guilty of Issuing Fraudulent Paper. The supreme court has sustained a decision rendered three years ago by Judge Hlndman at Fort Dodge, by which A. L. Arenberg, who once attempted to run a clothing store in Algona, was adjudged guilty of issuing a fraudulent mortgage for $6,500. Arenberg, it is alleged, made large purchases of goods from Marshal Field, Carson Pirie, Scott & Co., and other leading firms of Chicago, and according to the charges made by the prosecution, made false representations. In order to secure himself he then made a mortgage to his father for $6,500. Suit was then brought against Arenberg by his creditors, among whom the principal one was Joseph Hyman of Fort Dodge, charging him with having given a fraudulent mortgage. The case was tried before Judge Hindman, who rendered a decision for the prosecution. The case was then appealed to the supreme court, where it has been pending until last week, when the decision of the lower court was sustained. The Fort Dodge Messenger says Arenberg is now an inmate of a lunatic asylum. good music is a feature. Rev. A. W. Dubois is an effective speaker. Remember the Now Years dinner and supper in the vacant store room west of the Kossuth County Slate bank. Everybody Invited to come, have a good time, a good dinner, and help pay for the now pipe organ. Dinner 25 cents, supper 15 cents. On Monday evening, Jan. 2, at 7:30, the Congregational church will hold its annual meeting. After the usual business, the ladlos will servo refreshments, and all will enjoy a social time. All the members and friends of the church are urged to be present. The B. Y. P. U. will give the following entertainment at the Baptist church tomorrow evening at 8 o clock. " An Evening With Jean Ingelow:" Program: Instrumental solo, Leonard J. Smith; paper, Jean Ingelow; solo, John F. Clemmer; reading, The High Tide, Bertha Hancock; song; song of the seven; exultation, Nellie Robinson romance, Beatrice Doxsoo; love, Daisy Coombs; maternity; widowhood, Mrs. Corcoran; giving in marriage, Mrs. McMurray, a full bridal scene. Admission 25 cents. The social union meets Friday oven- ing in • the Congregational church parlors. The program will consist of short speeches on the needs of Algona for 1899, from a teacher's standpoint by R. Meeker; doctor's, M. J. Keneflck; editor's, Harvey Ingham; lawyer a, Judge Quarton; woman's, Mrs. Ingham; minister's, Rev. Suokow. Ruth Reed will play a piano solo, and the Misses Hedrick a duet. Miss Louise McCoy will sing and Ruth Suckow give a recitation. All are invited. Meeting to open at 7:30 sharp. The Algona Ministerial association at their meeting held Monday, adopted the following program for the week of prayer: Monday, Jan. 2, Baptist church, subject, "The Promise of the Spirit," Rev. S. Ollerennhaw leader; Tuesday, Jan. 3, Methodist church, subject, "Descent of the Spirit," Rev. W. J. Suckow leader; Wednesday, Jan. 4 Congregational church, subject, "The Work of the Spirit," Rev. D. M. Stiles leader; Thursday, Jan. 5, Presbyterian church, subject, "The Fruit of the Spirit," Rev, Dr. Day leader; Friday, Jan. 6, Free Methodist church, subject, "The Necessity of the Spirit," Rev. A. W. Dubois leader. All will be made cordially welcome at these meetings. . Coal for 1899 If your New Year's resolutions include one "to do the best you can hereafter" why not start right in and buy coal from us? We handle nothing but the BEST Hard and Soft Coal, and sell it as low as the lowest. • Don't forget that we carry a large stock of coal at the lumber yard. Use telephone No. 30. F. S. NORTON, The Lumberman. The Wetmore Truss IT'S HIGH TIME TO DO REPAIRING I Our yard furnishes superior lumber at lowest market prices. Quick, Reliable Service. Lath, Shingles, Sash, Poors, Cement, Stucco an<J Lime ft Specialty. Don't take any chance on ME of Title. ^HtiS^&SSS ISTATii FARMS AND WHO IANP9- ;, g. SAMSON, Algona, Iowa, House One Dollars Metlioaist Christmas Souvenir. Last Sunday marked'the last Christmas service in the old church for the Methodists, and in honor of the event Rev. Day had printed a tasty souvenir containing a picture of the new church, a portrait of the pastor, and the program for the day. A feature of the souvenir was a " Meditation" of the pastor's own composition: Jesus thou " Boee ol Sharou" fair, Thou " Lilly ol the Valley," bright, Thy fragrance sweetens all our joys, Thy beauty brightens e'en the light. Breath of the ages, wafted down From Bethlehem's humble manger birth, nobbing man's sorrow of its woe, Robing with glory the redeemed eartu, We hail thee, Redeemer and King) We love thee, thou Blest Infinite Love, We serve Thee, thou Saviour divine, And from thee, we never would rove. Drunk at Wlilttemore, WHITTEMOBE, Dec. 27,—M. P. Mo- Donald, deputy sheriff, imbibed too freely Christmas eve and used his revolver quite promiscuously, shooting at the boys feet to make them dance, and undertook to arrest them for disturbing the peace. After being two days under the doctor's care, he came before the mayor, plead guilty, and paid his fine. MEETINGS. The Methodist prayer meeting will be held in the old church tonight. The W. C. T. U- meets Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Mrs. S. D. Hamilton. All are cordially invited. Plum Creek farmers interested in a creamery near the Kice school house will meet Monday evening at 7 o'clock at that school bouse. Services at the Presbyterian church. Sunday school at JO o'clock, preaching at U, Y. P- S. °. E, at 6:30, evening service at 7:30. Come and welcome. can duplicate tn< person wfco CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS- SCHU & WATERHOUSE, The supreme Court Sustains Judge Quartan »n two fcuYerw e »CorwUb Independent District Case, The end of the }opg litigation be* tween Corwith and kuYeme township over back money dye the Independent of Gorwitb has beep" re&obe<J, supreme court sustains Ju,dge thereby sustains the Dr. Pay's morning theme next Sunday wiU be, "What Algona Needs Religiously in 18W." Evening, "The Essentials of a Wise Creed. 01- What Distinguishes a Christian," Services at the Congregational church: Theme Qf owning .eeraon, "AperMnen.t Question," followed by vice. GROSS BROS. GET THE CONTRACT, They Will Hulld the New Hancock County Court House This Spring. The Gross Bros., who haye built the Methodist church and electric light house in Algona this season, have been awarded the contract for the Garner court house at $24,990. They are to begin work before Feb. 1 next, if the Britt injunction don't stop things. The Gross Bros, are reliable contractors, and Garner is lucky in having them do their building. GETS $800 ACCIDENT INSURANCE, II. A. OocK, Who Shot His Hand a Pew Mouths ABO, Is Well Again. The following item in the Hampton Recorder will interest all Algona readers: H. A. Clock received on Saturday a check for $800 from the Nation' al Masonic Accident association, in full for the injuries sustained by the loss of his flgers, and consequent loss of time, from the gunshot wound received by him last Bummer. Th|B Is Interesting. It is given out on good authority that U. S. postmasters will soon be required to don a uniform of red and white striped trousers, blue coat with white stars and red cap with Cuban star on top. It is probably the intention ofthe government to make them look like Uncle 8am on drew parade. I WEAR THE THUS* THIS TRUSS MUUBEKS Mel 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 8U It stays iust where it is placed. The cheapest high-grade t™?syetproaucea. It is absolutely guaranteed to fit and hold the hernia with comtort, or money I'etunded. Don't buy any other truss before trying WHS For sale and guaranteed by W. J. Studley, or stolen,, one of, owr we Boston Block, ALGONA, The revival meetings ^ fay Jl ethodist church are, In will ponWnue duping tie » JntaNft J»

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