The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1899 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1899. VOL. XXXIII-NO. 45. you Remember to Ca on Grove & Son ? It is not yet too late j Dissolution Sale. The firm of Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. having concluded to dissolve partnership will UNTIL FEB. 1, 1899, give some slaughtering bargains: Dress Goods for Dress Goods for Dress Goods for Dress Goods for Flannelettes for Heather Cloth, loc per yard, 150 per yard, 250 per yard, 350 per yard, 6c per yard, 6c per yard, worth from 15 to 2oc. worth from 25 to 350. worth from 35 to 450. worth from 50 to 650. worth from 10 to iz\. worth from 8 to loc. I Some big bargains in shoes, overshoes, remnants, and odds and ends of all kinds, re- [gardless of cost. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. J. T. Chrischilles, G. C. Hudson, T. H. Lantry, James Patterson, President. Vice President, Treasurer. Secretary. -[INCORPORATED.]- attention paid to the r W6 Owing to the large and constantly increasing demand fo t are enabled to offer from 5 to 10 cents per bus price for good wheat y m NSURANCE Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Office over Algona State Bank. sPlateasof New York, United States Life of New York. ~ GEO. M. BAILEY. AS TO ALGONA'S RELIGION. The Sunday School Census Discloses Some Queer Things. Some of the Pastors Think the Town Not So Much Noted for Piety As for Intelligence. Sutt's Hog Cholera Remedy. ... - Sutton gets new testimoni- l«s every day for his Sure Cure '"'"a Remedy. , Iowa, Jan. 17, 1890,-To whom it cern: I can say I bought some sicU purpose to try Butt's Hog Cholera 1' ? 8 * naa farth that I could cure ' * lost only two. Then I reread the dl- found I was not reeding accord- ns and I can say I lost no more ing it right. anS I believe if any- lt should be fed they can save P ar t> of their sick bogs..This .9 OU(i tlme * have used It with per- f a ett oni W. W. BALDWIN. Call ou or address ~ J. L. SUTTON, Algona, Iowa. BUYS A STOVE Pretty good one, too-large flrepot,blg heating surface- just the thing for a carpenter shop, call at U. P. M- offloe> The Falling of the Thermometer W <SrB promptly filled-30 is our telephone number. F. S. NORTON, TheLumberuiau. The religious census of Algona has been completed. It was taken last week with considerable care and is probably as accurate as such a census can be made. Many do not care to answer all the questions that can be asked about their religious beliefs and practices, and certainly a considerable number must have claimed to be church goers who do not get out once in six months. The tabulated statement was read by P. C. Fan- at a meeting called at the Presbyterian church Sunday afternoon, and after it was read a general discussion followed. There were found to be 586 families in Algona. OC these 171 preferred the Method- Baptist, 48 the Presbyterian, 50 the batho® lie, 40 the Lutheran, 15 the Episcopal, nine the Christian, eight the Adventist, three the Universalist, two Unitarian, four Christian Science, two Spiritualist, 35 no choice. There were found to be 2,001 people over five years of ago. Of these 773 attend Sunday school, 188 being over 21 years of age. leaving 589 children, There were 1,873 claming to attend church, 944 professing Christians. Twenty-five families were found without bibles. There were 144 families holding family worship. The first speaker was Rev. Ollieren- shaw, who discussed the statistics on family worship. He said when he came to Algona he heard of the town as an intellectual center, and judging from its newspapers he was early satisfied that it was a very intelligent community. But he was afraid he could not say as much for its piety. He said the family altar is the fountain source of piety. If children do not see worship in the home they will never be deeply affected by it in the church. He spoke of his own early life and urged upon parents to open and close the day with acknowledgement of divine assistance, haying in view the religious life of the rising generation. Rev. Stiles took up the matter of church attendance and very frankly said he did not believe there were 1,373 people in Algona who attend church. The other pastors agreed with him, and this part of the statistics was regarded as highly colored. He then read some rules for killing a church, which were amusing and which pointed their own moral. Rev. Suckow discussed visiting. All of the census takers had met the complaint that pastors and church members don't visit enough. He said he had heard this complaint ever since he had began the ministry. He thought that it was based on social rather than religious considerations. Still he thought church members of ten neglected this means of reaching their neighbors, and that visiting by church members was often more effective than visits by the pastor. He thought denominational lines had often made social interchange ineffective, and he said he was glad that in Algona the churches were co-operating towards larger general results. Rev. Day talked on the new home department work. It seems that a, plan is adopted by which families which cannot attend Sunday school agree to devote a certain time each day to reading the lessions at home. He called this the Chautauqua movement among Sunday schools, and thought it would do much to stimulate interest in the work among people whose duties kept them at home. % All the speakers were enthusiastic for a crusade, which they hope the evangelist will successfully conduct during the coming weeks. They hope that the next religious census in Algona will show up better. MEETINGS. Prof. Mothers' meeting at Mrs. Spencer's tomorrow at 3 o'clock, Service at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning at the usual hour. Regular meeting of the Rebekah lodge next Friday evening. Members are urged to be present. Regular communication of Prudence lodge, No. 205, A. F. & A. M., at Masonic hall, Thursday evening, Jan. 26. Rev. S. Ollerenshaw will hold service in the Irvington Presbyterian church next Sunday afternoon at the usual hour. Program for the W. L. A. S., Jan. 27: Quotations on Education; Jean Francois Millet, Mrs. Doxsee; What the World's Fair Did for Education, Mrs. N. Spencer. "Spirit" will be the subject of the sermon of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sunday morning, 10:45, at Odd Fellows' parlors. Wednesday afternoon service at 3 o'clock. The social union will be held at the Congregational church Friday evening this week. The program is as follows: Recitation, Ethel Laird; vocal solo, Miss Tamplin; talk on pictures, Miss Turner; instrumental solo, Miss Wundt; municipal ownership in Algona, Mayor Chrischilles; vocal solo, Miss Kate Lantry. Bailey on "Expansion." Britt Tribune: There is much speculation as to the politics of Dewey. We don't care what they are, we hope he is a democrat and a pop if it will make them feel any better, but he can just whelt the hind sights of! from any thing he undertakes. He cuts the cable first and then goes in and licks 'em. He isn't blowing around with a swelled head about what he did or could do, but he is ready to Uok anybody a.nd anything some, and finish the job after retiring a short time for breakfast. Some of the democrats are figuring on Bryan and Dewey for 1900. Fiddle! Couldn't stand Billie's wind puddings for a week; besides Dewey is an expansionist; he expanded six small flags that floated from the forepeak of his vessels until they covered the whole Philippine group. And thus expanded the estimation in which Americans are held until it is a great big idea in the heads of some very large potentates— as well as smaller ones—now, -where it was an undefined "surmise" a year ago. Our Uncle Samuel wasn't considered very much pumkins except on land, and quite a piece inland at that. The first of last May was a great day for expansion. Old glory is longer, wider and brighter than it ever was. A Yankee sailor now ranks with a European prince, and Dewey outranks the whole caboodle, king, queen and jack. And Bryan ain't so big either. Just windy, and somewhat filled with prunes. It wouldn't make a good team at all. TALKINQ HOTEL. O. B. Durdall's Proposition Sets tlio Ball Ho Hint-; and a Now Hotel IB Likely To Result. During the week since Mr. O. B. Durdall's proposition to build a new hotel was published in THE UPPER DES MOINES the matter has been much discussed, and already proposals are being made. The matter is likely to come to a head soon, for Mr. Durdall says he wants to get plans at once, if he is to build, and have work begin as spring opens. He will complete the building by Sept. 1. He has offered the same proposition to a committee who want the hotel to be put further east that he has to the men interested in the corner west of the Kossuth County State bank. These men have in view the old Ford corner, owned by G. L. Galbraith, and it is not impossible that they will get a site for him there. Whichever location is tendered first he will build on. Mr. Durdall reaffirms his proposal as published last week, and says that he will have plans at once for a $20,000 hotel if the lots are secured, and that he will have the building ready for business by Sept. 1. Some action will undoubtedly be taken this week. NOTED SPORTS WILL BE HERE. May 33-4-5 Is Set for the Meeting of tlio State Sportsmen's Association —A Field Day for Algoua. The date of the annual meeting of the state sportsmen's association has been fixed.. It is May 23-4-5. At that time -all the noted gun shots in the United States will gather at Algona, and for three days contest for the various cups and prizes that are offered at the state association meetings. This is the first time the state association has met in this part of the state, and the event will be a notable one. The local committee having the arrangements in charge is John G. Smith, Guy L. Taylor, and C. T. Chubb. They will undoubtedly choose the grounds south of town if they can be had. A building will be built for the shooters and. the traps will have a covered trench behind them for the boys who set them, so that rain will not interfere with the sport. Fully 25,000 targets will be used, beside the live bird matches. Three cups are up, the team cup that was held in Algona one year by Smith and Durant, the L. C. Smith cup, and another. It is entirely likely also that private matches between the crack shots will form part of the program. Gilbert, Grimm, Budd, and all the western and southern champions will be here besides a number of the leading eastern shooters. This is another important meeting for Algona and comes at a time when Algona will be in good trim to entertain visitors. Nothing Better to be had for the money Than The Coffee that we handle. Langdon & Hudson. Bailey Endorses Trlfjg. Bailey says Joe Trigg, who will conduct the Kossuth farmers' institute, has many good ideas. For instance, he has had a pair of green spectacles made for his family horse and is fattening him on rye straw. The horse thinks it is green clover. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Dave Miller, the druggist, was down from Armstrong for Sunday. Hon. J. E. Blaokford's nephew, Mr. Miller, Is here from Michigan for a visit. Mrs. Charley Plumley and little girl are visiting at Webster City and Clarion. Mr. aud Mrs. A. M. Johnson returned from Marion, Ind,, yesterday morning. Miss Pitman, who has been visiting at Col. Cooke's, returned to Madison, Wis., Friday. Miss Alice Hepburn is up from Des Moines visiting her sister, Mrs. Harvey Ingbam. , E, S. Jones has gone to Chicago to take a position with the Piano machine company. He is located at Pullman. W. S. Wilcox went to Sioux Falls last night for the national meeting of butter- makers. W. G. Spurbeck is also in attendance. Harvey 'ingham went to Iowa City this morning to attend a meeting of the committee appointed to secure a new president for the university. Mrs. Herman Nielson has left Europe and is now on her homeward journey. She will visit in the east for a short time before returning home. Jos. Thompson is just home from Kansas City, where he was called by the death of his mother, who was 89 years of age. Mrs. Thompson's health prevented her from going with her husband. Miss Bertha Hancock was to have taken part in a big entertainment at Fort Dodge a week ago, but was in bed with the grip when the time came. Miss Zoa Wartmau was also on the program but was unable to attend. Wai. Piukerton, a brother of Mrs. Frank Nicoulin and a member of the South Dakota legislature, is coming to Algoua this week for a visit. Ho lived In Algona one winter many years ago. Ho is a younger brother of Jack Pinkorton. Henry Walters came from Chicago Monday. He says corn is still bulging and he looks to see It reach 45 cents before it breaks. Ho says ex-Gov. Drake came in and bought 1,000,000 bushels at 35 cents and was offered 89 for it in a week. Mrs. J. W. Robinson was called to Cedar Falls last week by the sudden death of her father, M. N. Dayton. Mr. Dayton was 07 years of age, an,old resident of Cedar Falls, and a prominent citizen. He was president of the Cedar Falls milling company, and had many investments in northern Iowa. He had been unwell all winter, but his death was very sudden and unexpected. Mr. Robinson and the children went to the funeral. MONEY—On first mortgages. Money—On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa, DRESSMAKING done by Miss Amy Ward. .Residence first house north of J. B. Winkel's sewing machine office. SAMSON & PAINE, DEALERS IN Grain, Feed ni Coal We pay the very highest prices for all kinds of grain, sell ground feed, which we deliver to any part of the city, and sell and deliver hard and soft coal at lowest prices. STILL a few lamps left; closing cheap at M, Z, Grove & Son's. out PROFESSIONAL. ***~^r^~^^^s~V~**l-* v r*^~^t~ V r-^~^^s-^ 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 Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxle-Ferguson bl jck. E. V. SWETTINQ, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. 3. O. RAYMOND. E. 0. RAYMOND Raymond & Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. B. F. REED, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office: South rooms over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence In the Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. MoCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. 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. COLJBS, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence In Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. Samson's abstract office In Opera House block. The Red Elevator, C. & N. W. depot, Phone 11. ALGONA. WOOD I am prepared to furnish Green or Dry BODY WOOD either 4-foot or stove length, hard or soft, in any quantity desired. iSiPSee me before ordering. I am not in company with anybody in the wood business. PETER WINKEL. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Rent ««2 For Sale, Saws Filed, J. L. EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south of U. D. M. office. M. P. HAGGARD. G. V. VSK& Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Abstracts, Real Estate, A !%, Collections, ALQONA, IOWA. DENTIST, A. 1. 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