The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 8, 1899 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBKUAKY 8, 1899* VOL* 47, ,s ,'J There has never been A Better Line of Coffee kept in Algona than we keep. We have enlarged and improved our line still further, and we would like to show them to you. M. Z. Grove & Son. AT THE SPECIAL MEETING, County Supervisors Turned Out a Big Batch of Business. Contracts for County Grading Iiet— Official Bonds Approved—The Routine Record. . Bargains in Shoes At The Store. Fair .J. T. CJiriscJiilles, President. G. C. Hudson, Vice President. T. H. Lantry, Treasurer. James Patterson, Secretary. ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCORPORATED,]— HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. Dealers In Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-giade Flour. Special attention paid to the •Owins to the large and constantly increasing demand for our superior grade of flour we are enabled to offer from 5 to 10 cents per bushel above the market price for good wheat. F. W. DINGLE Y, Manager. [UK HER CO* IT'S HIGH TIME TO DO REPAIRING! Our yard fur- hes superior lumber at low- t market prices, Quick, eliable Service. Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Cement, Stucco and Lime a Specialty. C. C. Samson. B. F. Grose SAMSON & CROSE, [Successors to Hay & Rice,] ABSTRACTS REAL ESTATE LOANS. FARMS AND WILD LANDS FOR SALE AND FQR RENT. Opera House Block. A^QONA, - IOWA. One Hundred Dollars Is offered to any person who can duplicate the CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHD & WATERHOUSE, AUDITOR'S OFFICE, Jan. 80,9 a. m.—Board met pursuant to adjournment with all members present as follows: John G. Smith chairman, E. Kunz, E. Barton, M. Weia- brod and C. S. Pendleton. Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved as reud. Resolved that the county treasurer bo instructed to refund $9.92 tax on \v hf se qr 17, 98-30 for the year 1897 on account of er roneous assessment. Adopted. Eesolved that the treasurer be instructed to abate the taxes for 1898 on lot 4, block 8, Lu Verne, and lot 8 and south 10 rJhs lot 2 se sw 81, 94-27 and personal of I. B. Downs, Adopted. The board opened the bids for grading for the year 1899. Resolved that the contracts for grading for 1899 be awarded as follows: District No. 1 to E, J. Hatch at 7^ cents per cubic yard for first 100 feet, 1 cent additional for every 100 feet thereafter. District No. 2 to E. J. Hatch for same price as No. 1. District No 8 to Jos. Cosgrovo at 6 cents for side work, 7 cents for end work up to 100 feet, and one cent per cubic yard additional for every 100 feet thereafter. District No. 4 to J. W. Curtis for 7}^ cents per cubic yard for first 100 feet aud one cent additional for eacli 100 feet thereafter. District No. S to Jos. Cosgrove for 6>£ cents per cubic yard for all side work, 7)J cents for end work up to 100 feet and one cont pev cubic yard additional for every 100 feet thereafter. And that the county auditor be instructed to draw up contracts and bonds for said districts and that John G. Smith be appointed a committee to approve said bonds and contracts. Adopted. Moved and seconded to adjourn until 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. Carried. TUESDAY, 9 a. m.—Board met pursuant to adjournment, all members present. Resolved that the county treasurer be instructed to transfer the balance in dog fund to county fund. Adopted. Moved and seconded that the uncollocted tax of 1894 and 1895 be declared unavailable. Carried. Resolved that S. P. Hartshorn bo allowed exemption to the amount of $500 valuation on lot 8 and plat senw 24, 98-29 on account of being an old soldier. Adopted. Resolved that the following named persons be named as tax collectors for 1899: S. P. Barr for Eagle. Grant, Swea, Swea City, and Harrison; E. G. Rich for Springfield, Hebron, Ledyard, and Ledyard incorporated: E, G. Seymour for Lincoln and Germama, incorporated; C. J. Lenander for Seneca, Greenwood, Ramsey, German, and Bancroft; S. N. Harris for Feu ton, Burt, Portland, and Burt incorporated; H. P. Hatch for Lotts Creek, Whittemore, Whittemore incorporated, and Garfleld; Wm. Raney for Riverdale, Sherman, Lu Verne, add Lu Verne incorporated; Julius Kunz for Wesley, Wesley incorporated, Prairie, and Buffalo; E. H. Clarke for Union, Plum Creek, Cresco, Irvington, and Algeria. Adopted. L. Barton reports the receipts and dis- ursements on the poor farm for 1898. b Moved and seconded that the report be tdopted and that L. Barton be a committee o look after the farm for the ensuing year. Carried. Resolved that the report of the checking committee be accepted and placed on file and said committee be discharged. Adopted. The following official bonds were approved by the board: A. E. Graves, assessor $500 Leroy McWhprter, assessor 500 W. H. Schweistert, constable 500 J. B, Watkina, justice of peace 500 M. H. Stoddard, assessor 500 G. G. Wheeler, constable 500 J. Wi Staley, clerk 500 Fred Liger, Sr., assessor 500 C. E. Roupe, assessor 500 James Corey, assessor 500 S. C. Spear, member soldiers' relief ... 500 H, C. McCoy, member soldiers' relief.. 500 R. W. barge, member soldieiV relief.. 500 Julius Jensen, assessor 500 C. L. Hager, justice of peace 500 Garret E. Wellhausen, clerk 1000 C. Rickard, justice of peace 500 John Kelling, constable 500 B. Meyer, assessor 500 E. C. Merrice, assessor 500 H. L. Lonie, constable 500 E. H. Clarke, justice of peace 500 A. Clemmerson, assessor 500 J. A. Freeh, constable 500 Jos. Dunwoodie, justice of pence 500 Victor Tripp, justice of peace 500 Victor Tripp, assessor 500 The school loans made by the auditor were approved. The annual report of H. F. Shipley, mayor, approved and placed on file. Resolved that the county auditor be instructed to advertise for bids for county doctoring in Kossuth county for the year beginning April 9, 1899, said bids to include all medical attendance, medicines and surgery, said bids to be on each district separately as follows: District No. 1—Eagle, Grant, Swea, Harrison. District No. 2—Springfield, Hebron, Ledyard and Lincoln. District No. 8—Seneca, Greenwood, Ramsay and German. District No. 4—Portland, Burt, Fenton. District No, 5—-Algona, Union, Plum Creek, Cresco, Irvington. District No. 6 — Buffalo, Wesley and Prairie. District No. 7—Lu Verne, Sherman and Riverdale. District No. 8—Lotts Creek, Whittemore and Garfield, The successful bidders to enter into contract and give bond in the sum of $200 a district within 10 days from the date of letting a id contract. The board reserves the grade between 7 and 8, Lincoln township. E. Kunz reports in favor of building a grade between sections 4 and 5, 98-27, and appointed a committee to build same.' Resolved that all county officers be ordered to allow no pens and ink in any of the vaults of their respective offices. Adopted. Resolved that the case of Geo. Lacy vs. Kossuth County and all his bills against the county to this date be settled and compromised by payment to saie Geo. Lacy of the sum of $560.45 in full; the county to pay all costs in said case in both the district and supreme courts, and Lacy to cancel and release his judgment against the county. Adopted. Resolved that Elizabeth Hatch be al lowed $500 exemption on se 0, 95-29 for 1898, she being a soldier's widow. Adopted. Resolved that L. Barton be a committee to purchase the nw nw 16, 95-29 and the county auditor be authorized to draw warrant upon an order from said L. Barton. Adopted. Resolved that the treasurer be instructed to redeem certificates No.'9,504 end 9,524, the same having been erroneously sold. Adopted. Moved and seconded that claims of W. H. Jones, Andrew Mitchell and J. H. Richard bo laid over to the April meeting. Resolved that the county auditor bo authorized to draw warrants for all bills allowed at this meeting, and the several members of the board bo entitled to the following mileage and per diem: John G. Smith, three days, one mile. .$1210 M. Weisbrod, three days, 20 miles.... 14 00 L. Barton, three days, IB miles 18 50 E. Kunz, three days, 18 miles 1880 C. S. Pendloton, throe days, 88 miles. 15 80 Moved and seconded to adjourn. Carried. • Attest: M. P, WEAVEII, Auditor. A SUOOESSPUL EEVIVAL. Tho Coltl WciUUer Poos Not Interfere With His MootttiKS. Large congregations have attended the union meetings at the Congregational church. The severely cold weather has, of course, affected the attendance, but the deep interest has given expression in various ways. Mr. Nothing Better to be had for the money Than The Coffee that we handle. Langdon & Hudson. CURFEW LAW IS TABLED. Discussion Showed That But One City Father Favored It. HENRY OSTROM. A Friend of the Measure Explains the Purpose of the Law—City Council Record. PROFESSIONAL. l w''W-Su''^'-.^'Vw^->X - ^vX^wl' < *^-Srf-Xrf—W"^. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. Ostrom has preached able sermons and Mr. Hillis has given Algona a service of sacred song that has everywhere been commended. Above all the churches have been united and earnest and the thorough fraternity of the pastors and people has contributed much to the work. The aim of Mr. Ostrpm is clearly set forth in the declaration that he does not seek to stir the community or create a spasm of activity but rather to lay permanent founda- tions in character for earnest every day Christian labor. The services last night were Interesting, and the men's meeting at the close in the lecture room was a marked affair. Messrs. Ostrom and Hillis will remain until Sunday night. Announcements will be made at the meetings and on the street signs, but the general announcement (if 3 o'clock and 7:16 services may be made. The afternoon addresses of Mr. Ostrom are very able and the singing of Mr. Hillis at all services is simply grand. The hope is ttxat the last few days of the stay of these gentlemen will be set apart by business men and all to get all the advantage of these services possible. You can dye your goods in one hour with Putnam Fadeless Dyes. All other dyes require from one to four hours. Ten cents a package, at Ehlers & Adams'. The city council tabled the petition for a curfew bell ordinance. The discussion developed the fact that but one of the city fathers really favored it. The reasons for the petition are succinctly stated by Miss Nellie Hamilton, who was mainly instrumental in the movement: Those who have watched the progress of the curfew movement in Algona for the last fifteen months will rejoice to know that the canvass for the petition resulted in the signature of something over 500 names, by which the majority of the homes in the city are represented. Briefly stated, our our reasons for wishing to have a curfew ordinance are: That the children may better develop good habits through it, and that they may be kept from the temptations of the street until they are strong enough to resist evil forces. We believe it much better to prevent crime than to punish it. Those who refused to sign the curfew petition are a small minority, generally giving as their reason that they do not wish to govern other people's children, but they are quite willing to punish them when made grown-up criminals or even before. For an offender of the ordinance, we would have the punishment visited upon the parents in the sfriupe of a fine, thus placing the responsibility where it belongs. Now if we have a town clock it can give the curfew signal. The curfew movement was inaugurated by the Boys' and Girls' Home Employment association In 1894 to put a check upon the increase of youthful criminals. The ordinance is now in force in over 300 towns and cities, mostly in the middle west. With few exceptions it has met with the warm commendation of city officials and the cordial support of parents, being easily enforced and effecting a great im-provemerit in the youth of the cities where it is in operation. Many testimonies might be given in commendation of the curfew where it is in force, but as they are in substance much alike we give only the following: The mayor of Des Moines Is enthusiastic in his praise of the law; says there have been few arrests under it, but the effect has been all that could be desired. NELLIE HAMILTON. Regular City Council Meeting. ALGONA, Jan. 31.—City council met and adjourned for lack of quorum to Jan. 31. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxle-Ferfzuson bljok. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa, J. C. IIAYMOND. E. C. 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. i ght to reject any and all bids. Ed. Kunz appointed a committee to view and report on grade between sections 11 and 14, Irvington township, and John G. Smith on grade between sections 27 and 23 and 21 and 22, Union township. Moved and seconded to adjourn until 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. Carried. •WEDNESDAY, 9 a. m.—Board met pursuant to adjournment, all members present. The following committees were appointed : M. Weisbrod a committee to view and report on gradebetween sections 87 and 38, Lotts Creek township, on grade between sections 8 and 9, Grreenwpofl township. EJ. IKunz to view and repprt. on grade between 8 and 17, Buffalo township, L. Barton to view and report on • grade from northeast corner 25, IrviDgton town* etup, to southwest corner section 18, ]Ju Verne township. 0. S. Pendleton to view aad report on HUNGERFORD & BAILEY, Dress Making Parlors. Over E. J. Gilmore's store. CUTTING AND FITTING A SPECIALTY. STRJGTkY UP TO PATE, ALGONA, Jan. 31.—City council met pursuant to adjournment at the city hall, Mayor Chrisohilles in the chair. Members present, White, Vesper, McMahon, Stebblns, Chapin, and Bayers. Absent, Morse and Paine. Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved. Be it resolved by the city council of the city of Algona, Iowa, That the city of Algona, Iowa, enter into, an agreement with A. C. Scott obligating itself to remove from the premises of said Scott a guy rope post located thereon, upon receipt of 30 days' notice from said Scott requesting the removal of same, and that the mayor and city clerk be and are hereby authorized to execute said contract on the part of said city, and a copy of the contract be entered upon the records by the oity clerk, Moved »nd seconded thftt the resolution as read be adopted, Carried. Moved and seconded tha$ ft curfew ordinance in accordance tion as read be <Jr DR. MARGARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. DENTIST. A. L. RIBT, D. D. S. Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain In gums when extracting teeth. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Rent asss For Sale, Saws Filed. J. L. EDMONDS, ALQONA, IOWA. Two doore south ol V- P. M. office. irtrtat OK no

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