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THE UPPER BBS MO1NE8: ALGONA, IOWA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY NEW NASBf FOE WESlM, S. X, WAt IS MOLE SAM'S ABBOT, 8. feftfret* Resigns the Office of Postmaster ftnd Goes to Britt —Other County News. Z. S. Barrett will move from Wesle.y to Britt to take charge of a line of elevators. He has resigned the Wesley postofflco and S. X. Way succeeds him. THE UPPER DES MOTNKS extends "congratulations to Postmaster Way. The Wesley Reporter says: It leaked out the latter part o f last week that Z. S. Barrett had sent in his resignation as postmaster -A Wesley, and on Chrisl- masS. X. Way received notice that he bad been recommended by Congressman Dolliver. Mr. Barrett has made an excellent postrmister and given general satisfaction to all patrons of the Office. His successor, S. X. Way, is an old hand in postofftce matters and can be relied on to maintain the office in its present excellent condition. tiUVcrno News. Irvlngton creamery got 22 cents per pound for butter hist month. John Connor, his daughter Borllui, Mary Cobe.y and Harry Schroeder and family started for Tex-as last week. Phil Hnniia sent his father-in-law, H. H. Comtek, a package of cigars made in Porto Rico. Mrs. H. S. Benedict is homo from Independence. R. S. Grubb went down the first, of last week and she returned with him Inst Wednesday. Hugh Walorhouso was clown from Algona for a visit with his young friends. Hurt Monitor. W. P. Jones, of the Wigwam, will probably put in a branch implement house in Fen ton. All this time, so its reported, there has been but little snow about Ledyard and corn picking has pone merrily on. Very few sleds have been used. The Northwestern people gave Earl Shanor a position at Kingnley, which is in Plymouth county, near where he was formerly located. Sterzbnok's string orchestra and Miss Bertha Hancock will give an entertainment here in tho opera hall Saturday evening, Jan. 7. Bills with further announcements will be out in clue time. Wesley Reporter. Wednesday afternoon us the onst bound freight from Tltonka was pulling along like any old thing out of breath while crossing- George Frank's farm the track made a lurch on the snow and precipitated three cars of corn to the ground. It took some hours to get the cars in shape again but when they did it went along at its usual pace. Rev. H. L. Case of Wesley has the honor of preaching the first gospel sermon in Titonka. He held services Monday evening in Budlong & Johnson's lumber office. Mr. John Hark ness entirely refutes the statement about his daughter published by the Garner Signal last week as false and misleading. He says he owns the Arlington house at Garner, and that his daughter went to collect the rent, He says the papers the girl had were given to her by the clerk of the district court. Evidently there's a nigger in the fence somewhere. His daughter is at home and he says she is all right. Tho Tjiuicl BiiHliicBH Killed Her. Mrs. Albert Kopesky, aged 58 years, passed to the invisible beyond at 0 o'clock last Saturday morning and was buried in St. Benedict's cemetery on Monday. The Wesley Reporter says Mrs. Kopesky had been ailing for some time, but those immediately acquainted with her say her illness and death are largely clue to worrying over the Russ action to deprive them of their farm, which they purchased of C, L. Lund and paid for. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in this section of country, and was attended out of respect to the aged and bereaved husband and as a mark of their sympathy in the trouble which has come to the family through the Lund deal. Bancroft llogistor, Roy Hubbard will go to Des Moines next week to enter Highland Park college. He intends to take telegraphy. Bank Examiner Miller of Eagle Grove was here this week looking into the conditions of our banking houses. It is his last week in the state service, as he goes into the Des Moinos Savings bank the first of the year. Sam Slahl returned to his pharmacy studies at Highland Park, Des Moines, Monday. He recently took the examination before the state board, but lacked two per cent, of securing that necessary to entitle him to a certificate. THE UPPER DES MOINES this week told of M. P. McDonell, the Whitte- raore local deputy sheriff, getting on a big jaRt and many readers mistook the name for that of Will E. McDonald, the office deputy. All kinds of questions have been fired at Will over the matter and it's a lucky thing he is so good natured or some of the quizzers might get Into trouble. Weuloy News. P, C, Bacon attended a dance at Ren- wiok last Friday evening, He went from here to Algona with a livery team and from there took the train, Meesre, Robert Rogers and Henry Kunz expect to leave in a couple of weeks for Des Moines to attend the jpeblaad Park school. The former will take up studies In pharmacy while the Jailer will take a systematic? course flf commercial wprjc. ^As Mr. Ofeeney was getting a load of u -- aseday lapfc week; Joe L^mpreaux, had been hunting, rod.e up to him cjieaey was going home Joe ~w-ti- ** to r $£ "Mb W m> to petting t <$ Wf pony t> gun discharged a,nc| $e Pt Mv* OSe^y'i team home, however, and a doctor was called who removed some of the shot. The animal Is doing well. PERSONAL_MOyBMENTB. Mrs. F. W. Dingley'6 alster is out from Ohio for a visit. Ben. Winkie went to Barnet Junction, Wig., last week for a visit. Roscoe Call is at home from Ann Arbor, Mich. He returns Saturday. Miss Thompson of Webster City is stenographer In A. D. Clarke's office. Mr. and Mrs. Olof Johnson came down from Esthorvillo for a New Year's visit. Walter King, who lias been photographing with Churoh, tins gone to Des Moines to study law. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walston spent Christmas at Sanborn, and had a very enjoyable visit. B C. Lewis was down from Armstrong for Sunday. Ho says Armstrong is booming and is a good town. Mrs. Fred Krumra, who has been visiting her cousin, Mrs. Fred Fuller, for the past weelt, returned home Monday. Dr. Day will go to Chicago Friday night to remain over Sunday. Elder Yetter holds quarterly meeting in the church hero. Miss Clara Hamilton goes back to Du- buuuo today to her musical studies. She has been enjoying the vacation at homo. Misses Belle Tollior and Mabel Gilmoro, who are attending the state normal at Cedar Falls, have spent the week at home. Fred Clarke returned to Orchard Lake Monday. Miss Irnm D. went with him as far as Evanston, where she enters Northwestern university. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Taylor came up from Curlew for a visit at the Joel Taylor homo. Charley came from Swea City and the family enjoyed a reunion. Will G. Purvis is homo for a visit. Ho is gaining in his nrt work in the city and Is now doing painting. Will is a rising artist and will make his mark. Dnvid Stllos of Bolviaore, 111., father of Rev. D. M. Stilns, arrived in the city Tuesday evening. Ho will visit with his son's family for a few weeks. Walter Tollior, who is studying drawing and painting in Des Moines, returned Monday after his visit at home. Ho is making great progress as an artist, Leon MeCall will go to Dos Moinos to take a position with tlio Yeoman Insurance association. He is a pleasant, reliable and competent young man, and will make asuc- coss of his now venture. Miss Ella Graham, the new Titonka editor, was in Algona lust week and spent a few moments in Tun Ui'i'nu DKS MOINJSS office. She is a genial and accomplished newspaper woman, and will give Titonka a II ye paper. Goo. and Chas. Kraft were in Algona Monday closing up for the year with the Algona store. George wont on to Brooklyn, and after making the rounds and learning the needs of each, will go on to the eastern markets and buy the spring goods. Prof. Spencer, Supt. VanErdewyk, Profs. Meeker and Bowers, and Miss Turner attended the state teachers' meeting in Des Moines. Prof. Bailey of Bancroft was also down. Of the other teachers Misses Wundt, Gustison, Cullaton and Schwerin weut to Burlington and Miss Vinton went to Waterloo. Miss .Tessiimine L. Jones goes to Des Moines today. She will join a party there which has a special car for California, and soon bo on the western slope. If Miss Jones finds the climate all that she anticipates she may remain permanently on the coast. She is a young lady or rare accomplishments and cialturo and Algona will regret her departure if it proves to mean more than a vacation. SEMI-LOOAL MATTERS. The Sac Sun says: All of the Northwestern surveyors but S. J. Owen, whose arm was broken a few weeks ago, have left Sac City, having been summoned elsewhere. Some went last week and others last Monday. It is evident that no further surveying on the proposed Sac City and Algona extension is contemplated soon. The Sun adds: As yet no company has been organ teed by the Northwestern officials to enter upon the construction of the proposed Sac City and Algona extension. This fact leaves reason to doubt whether the company has decided to build the line. The lines from Wall Lake to Denison and from Mondarain to a connection with the road passing through Wall Lake are in charge of the Boyer Valley railroad company. A new company, the Minnesona and Iowa, has been incorporated to build the proposed line from Burt in Kossuth county to Sanborn, Minn., and is acquiring right-of-way, -f- -i- -s- Tho Ford Dodge Messenger says there were several reasons suggested for the failure of the wolf hunt. Probably the most rational one was made by Mr. Dolliyer. "The mistake of the whole plan," he said, " was the fact that the town force was organized with the left wing resting on the Carpenter farm and the right wing at Koll's brewery and they could not move the right wing." The Messenger adds: There was one genuine wolf seen, as was vouched for by several responsible jeeple, among them Congressman Deliver. Mr. Dolliver was interviewed on the subject and gave a very graphic description of the appearance and disappearance of the wolf. With some other friends they were dining at the Newdeck farm, when suddenly someone came rushing in and yelled wildly. "They're coming, the wolves are coming." The entire family rushed out, Mr. Dolliver not forgetting his pail containing bait, and there sure enough was a wolf galloping along a quarter of a mile away pursued by dogs. He passed a haystack from behind which a hunter stepped and fired point blank at the wolf. Mr. Wolf immediately redoubled his speed in an opposite direction and was seen no more. -h -H -T- Eagle Grove is over-run with lodges and the Times makes a suggestion all the ladies at least will endorse: It does really seem as if the council should pass an ordinance forbidding the institution of any more lodges in Eagle Grove. We are lodge-ridden to death. Some of the lodges are good, others are bad, and some are neither. The psftfle desire of a man and woman to "belong" to something is proving a rjoh find for "organizers" and in nine pases out oj too, after you have helped line the packets of an *' organizer" who ought to be out working for a living, you find the lodge is of no practical, eaeiajj or m,9ral beneflt tp ypu. L,e.t'e E. F. PQ§IQATE, when the town has so many now that it is badly overstocked. -J- -!- 4- Nevada is threatened with a curfew ordinance which moves the Roland Record to remark: Oh, merciful heavensl What next? But this la just like sleepy old Nevada.. After nil the live towns in the country have taken up With the popular fad and have allowed it to decline into the oblivion from whence it came, Nevada awakes from her lethargy and adopts it. Some Ames man will drop in there some day and tell them war is over and they will have a peace jubilee. The broad side of a No. 12 carpet slipper or a keen hickory sprout applied to that part of a bov's anatomy most used in sitting down will do more toward keeping a boy off the streets nights than all the curfew ordinances ever framed. -4- -f- + The Armstrong Pilot has an item about the Dunlap Bros., former residents of Ledyard, vvho made so much money on Kossuth county real estate, are now operating a bank in Oklahoma. In a letter to Charles Larrabee they say the revolver is always kept handy, the bank closed at 3 p. m., sufficient cash for the day received each morning and not over $600 kept over night. The. danger of being robbed is very great, but they are willing to risk it for the, interest received on money invested. A money loaner in Oklahoma would not talk to a man vvho offered only two per cent, a month. 4- 4- •+• Pocahontas is confident of the now Northwestern line. A reporter in the Capital says: The Northwestern company has quit work on the Sac City and Algona line, having sent all the engineers lo work on projects doomed of moro immediate importance.' While nothing definite can be learned from the company, the people along this lino feel fully satisfied that the company will buiid this line during the coming season. The lino runs through one of the richest farming sections in the state of Iowa, besides giving the North western one of the shortest linos botwoan Omaha and St. Paul. And now that the Rock Island has taken a hand in the game the Northwestern will not be slow in looking after its own interests. FOR a clear skin, clear all the way through, transparent enough to lot sunshine—rosy cheeks—show through, take Rocky Mountain Tea. Ask your druggist. "If " a woman ever gets so "homely" she isn't worth looking at, she'd better take Rocky Mountain Tea. It brings back the bloom of youth; 35o. Ask your druggist. STILL a few lamps loft; closing out cheap at M. Z. Grove & Son's. DON'T fail to call and get some of the bargains this week at Galbraith's. PROFESSIONAL. +*t~~*~v~v*^r**fr^~^r^^.*r^ f r*>^r^i~^t*+, CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston bloclt. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbraith's. SULLIVAN & MeMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxie-Fercuson bl jck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. J. C. RAYMOND. E. 0. RAYMOND Raymond & Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's stove, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK, M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algoiia, Iowa. B. F. REED, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office: South rooms over Durdall's stove, Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M, D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence In the Boston Bloclt, (lu the new block.) H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office at residence, McGregor street. 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 ana residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. DENTIST. A, L. RfST< D. D, S. Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain In gums when extractingieiM. AUCTIONEER, Did fir. JTohnSon Eat Hof*et br. Johnson in his jonrnal mentions the interesting fact that be had on a certain day had "palfrey for dinner.' Now these three words have oansed not a little tronbJe to the critics, and for this reason, that they know not what palfrey really is. It has been suggested that palfvay is a clerical error made by the doctor himself for pastry, but the doctor wrote so legibly, and there is so mnoh difference between the words palfrey and pnstry that this position is not at all tenable. Palfrey is defined in Johnson's celebrated dictionary as "a small horse fit for ladies," and some have thought that the doctor (whose feats as a trencherman were notorious) may have broken A record on the day in question and disposed of a small horse. All these and other conjectures are wrong, and we will proceed to give the correct explanation. The word palfrey (sometimes pamfrey by the interchange of 1 and m) is still in use amoug the rustics of Scotland and the north of Ireland, and means young cabbages when they first come to table in the spring. Such cabbages have not begun to "oJose" or become solid in the center. They are generally spoken of as "early pamfrey" and are considered a luxury. Dr. Johnson probably picked up the word from his friend Boswell or from some other Scotch acquaintance.'— Notes and Queries. Sir Colin Campbell. Russian horsemen were coming on fast, and a grim silence fell on the highlanders. Then, as the beat of the hostile troops sounded deeper and louder, a curious quiver ran down the long two deep lino of the Ninety-third. The men were eager to run forward and charge. "Ninety-third, Ninety-third I" rang out tho fierce voice of Sir Colin Campbell. "D—n all that eagerness I" He had previously ridden down the line and told his soldiers: "Remember, there is no retreat from here, men. Yon must die where you stand." And from the kilted privates came the cheerful answer, "Aye, aye, Sir Colin; we'll do that!" The Russians were now within range, and the fire of the highlanders rang out sudden and sharp. A few horses and men came tumbling down, and the Russian cavalry wheeled instantly to the left, threatening the right fiauk of the highlauders. Campbell, a cool and keen soldier, saw tho skill of this movement. "Shadwell," he said, turning to his aid-de-camp, "that man understands his business." So, too, did Campbell, who instantly deflected his line so as to protect his right, and met the advance with a destructive volley, before which the Russian horsemen at once fell back.—Comhill Magazine. Kulncd by MuleH. M. P. Le Grand, an Alabama farmer, says «-hat many negroes in the south are ruined by mules, and he thinks he has proved it. He owns a great deal of farm land, which he rents to negroes on condition that they shall do their work with an ox instead of n mule. As a result, all his tenants are prosperous and pay their rent promptly. The ox, he explains, is entirely capable in all the requirements of the cotton patch, but he has his limitations, and his colored master does not think of mounting him and riding off on useless errands or pleasure trips. As the negro cannot ride to distant churches, cake walks or "hoe downs, "and as ho will not walk, he goes to bed and is rested and ready for labor in the morning. So far as the inference from this experiment goes, the negro, plus a mule, is a shiftless and unreliable citizen, but eliminate the mule and substitute an ox, and he becomes regular in his habits, businesslike and prosperous.—New York Tribune. Effect of Iiluie on the System. A medical scientist is authority for the statement that children and old people especially suffer from a lack of lime in the system. Persons who habitually drink soft water, while they may enjoy immunity from certain of the ills of life, expose themselves to others perhaps quite as much to be avoided. Hard water helps the teeth and the bones by furnishing lime, which is necessary to health, growth and development. Old persons who drink but little lose their teeth more quickly than those who take a reasonable amount of drinking water. Lime, or food products in which it abounds, should be a part of the regular supply furnished to the system. One of the most valuable vegetables for this purpose is the yellow turnip or ruta baga, which should be given to growing children at least once a week. Properly prepared, it is very relishable and its food value has never been appreciated. She Thought She Did. He—Do you love me well enough to become my wife? She—I think I do, but I must have all the money I want, and I must always have my own way, and go when and where I want to, and come home when I ple.v«,i, and stay away when 1 please. Yes, I think I really do love you well enough to marry you.—Boston Transcript. Talking to an Invalid, A physician, in an article illustrating the evil custom of talking to an invalid about his pains, says that once he requested a mother to mark a stroke upon a paper each time that she asked R sick daughter how she was. The next day to her astonishment she made 109 strokes. A three months' visit away from home was prescribed. The surface of the sea is estimated at 160,000,OOP square miles, taking the wfeole surface of the globe at 107,000,000, and, its greatest depth supposedly eqwale the height of the highest mountain, on four miles. The old Noriaan dialect, pr x aiLVOUR. pmitient, E. P.ETTS. Wee P aent ' GS ANGUS, DIRECTORS: tf^ J.,E. STAOf. 'ADSWORTH, "fretfurer. "• °- "»»""' The Farmers' Milling Co [INCORPORATED.) OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. i,. i .a ^ifv, r.h^i/'B flmir from selected wheat; also bran, shorts, and ground [Sowu^ an ^ sollclts the famers ' bus lness. •\XTorls &. Specialty Iowa. Hi«h,»l e«b price !»M W gool wW.t. we co »na «1 d° »» "Ml b, yon al .ny mm In a. Give the new company a trial. /. B. HOFIUS, General Manager. 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, Lowest Kates. Shortest "Tina© on. tHe finest Scenery. 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 inquire of nearest agent. Chicago & Northwestern Railway, FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, , $so,ooo. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tlons made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WJ1. H. INGHAM, President; T. CHRISCHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Casliler Directors— Wm. H. Ingharn, John G, Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. VV. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL $50,000 AMBROSE A. GALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON..., D. H. HVTCmNS Vice President \ CHAS. A. PALMER.... Cashier ..... Assistant Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweller, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security Special attention given to collections. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Scheuck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS. ^"Interest paid on time deposits. Coal for 1899 If your New Year's resolutions include one "to do the beat 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, SANTA GLAUS IS LOADED down with turkeys, chickens duoka anfl geese, besides all other WnOaSf fresh and juicy meats for your Christinas dinner and he delivers them at our shop every iSSht' ° UWant80me ' so MOB BROS. SHEUY PETTIBQNE, Head Stones, Monuments, H^Beeusbelorey. W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronin) handles the best to be had in the way of up- to-date, fine FURNITURE besides everything that can be desired in plain and ornamental Picture Frames, Mouldings and goads tiiat ; are required for beauti- fyimg sal .u^aamentiug the home. A pf $ the satisfactory W, H. REED. Suit's Hog Cholera Remedy. J, L. Sutton gets new testimonials every day for his Sure Cwre Cholera Remedy. M. B. gOBTtJABp, Call on oi* address J, L. SUTTON, , Jowi,

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