THE UPPEK JDE8 MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBfttJARY 22, 1899. I G- The oldest farm implement house in Northern Iowa-is now prepared for its Twenty-ninth Year's Trade. The constant increase of business enables us to buy in large quantities and at better prices than ever before. Last year was the most successful in the history of the institution, and the prospects are for a still larger business this year. We have an immense stock of the best makes of farm machinery and are prepared to make positively the lowest prices on first-class goods. We make a specialty of the celebrated John Deere Goods. Has points is made of warranted. of superiority over all others. It the finest material and is fully Gall and see it. ^""» I iirtii> The Deere Narrow Track Force Feed Seeder with grass seed attachment, is a perfect machine. John Deere Walking Plows. The celebrated John Deere Walking Plows are acknowledged to be the very best. There are more of them in use and more now being manufactured and sold than any other. This is a fact, and no one will attempt to deny it. The Deere No. 1 Corn Planter. Like the celebrated Deere Plows it stands at the head in its line. It is the Leading Corn Planter the world over. Complete in every respect. We have just received a full car load of these popular corn planters. We also have the John Deere Sulky and Gang Plows, the Deere Steel Lever Harrows, the Deere Walking and Riding Cultivators, and the Deere Stalk Cutters. Do not forget that we have what you want in the way ol goods and prices. Call and see our new goods and get our prices beiore you buy. w WE CAN AND WILL SAVE YOU MONEY. The Wigwam: Algona and Burt. WILFRID P. JONES. PROFESSIONAL. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agont. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections u specialty. Office over Galbraith's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Fercuson bl jck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTON EY AT LA W, Alflorm, Iowa. J. 0. HAYMOND. E. O. RAYMOND Raymond & Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdull's store, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algoua, Iowa. B. F. REED. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office: South rooms over Durdull's stove, Algona, Iowa. F. L, TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence In the Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. McCOY, 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. COLES, Homeopathic Pliysielan and Surgeon. Office Sfa& residence in Boston BlocU, , IOWA. DENTIST, A, $, $!BT, J>. J>. 8, Loc%l anaesthetic f qi deadening pain tu gums when extracting teeth. pines pfllc A BASHFUL MAN SPEAKS. Has Seen the Great Titonka and Tells Something 1 About It. Could Locate the Drug Stores by the Number of Teams About Them —Other County News. The following letter from a pioneer who kept clear of the drug stores will bo accepted as truthful about the great Ti tonka: BUUT, Feb. 17.—To the Editor: I have been hauling wheat to Titonkii thiH week. Tho first time I have been there since the train first came in. By the way, that was the first time I saw men building a railroad and ballasting with snow. They are paying good prices for produce nnd selling lots of coal, lumber, salt, etc., and selling right. I had no trouble to find the drug store, as I could tell where it was by the number of teams around it. I was told that it was a slander on their road to say that the trains go at a snail's pace. One man assured me when the train was running right that I would have to run a pretty good jog to keep up. Being I am bashful, I didn't go to the Topic office. Yours truly, R. JAIN. iiiiYeriio NOWB. Thursday afternoon Mrs. Tesmer, living in the west part of town, attempted to commit suicide by taking two table spoons full of arsenic. The doctor was summoned and she is now some better. The Dew_el-Patton wedding, owing to the extensive acquaintance of the contracting parties, and the very impressive ceremony and beautiful decorations of the church, is recognized as one of the most interesting occasions of this nature ever held in Lu Verne. All join in extending congratulations to Mr. Dewel, long and favorably known by many in this community, in his selection of Miss Patton, who was born and raised in our midst and for some time was one of the most efficient teachers of our schools. Mr. Dewel is an attorney by profession, as well as the editor and publisher of the Goldfield Chronicle, where after a wedding tour of 10 days in the south, they will settle and commence life's battle together in earnest. Hurt Monitor. There will bo a school exhibition at the Dehnert school house in Fenton Saturday evening, Feb. 25. Will Graver and Fred Ringsdorf are both putting up new barns. There will be stacks of similar improvements in these parts this season. Rev. G. F. Wbitfield was at Algona Wednesday attending a meeting of the cabinet of Algona district Epwprth League. Program was arranged for next district convention to be held at Clear Lake June 18-14. The Northwestern has actually begun work on the branch road from here to Saaborn. The construction of a side track, nearly a, quarter of a mile in length, in the yard here, is two-thirds completed. Ties, piling »i\d bridge timber are being unloaded about every day. A gentleman from St. James, with two men and two teams, has the contract for hauling the piling from here, and began work on Wednesday. Wesley News. Willis McNamee of Algona is clerking in the Sherman house during Landlord Adams' illness. Willis reports his brother Norman in Chicago. S. E. Stevens is thinking of moving to Algona. A Mr. Simmons of Jefferson county will move onto hisfarm. On Tuesday Peter Jergeson disposed of his quarter-section farm to J. Johnson, Jr., of Grundy county, consideration $4,800. Mr. Jergeson will retain possession this season, after which he will move to Minnesota. Andrew Jergeson will probably also move later. No decision has been reached yet where the mill will be located, but we get it from good authority that it will in all probability bo on the lots near the stock yards. This would bo an excellent location, easy for teams to reach, close by the railroad and near the elevator. A Close Call. The party which accompanied the remains of Mrs. Peter Bowen of Cresco township to Muscatine came near being in a bridge accident. The Muscatine Journal says: The Muscatine party who accompanied the remains of Mrs. Bovvon for interment at Illinois City, Saturday, had a narrow escape from going down with the fallen bridge span. They consisted of E. Brandenburg, liis daughter Eva, E. C. Bowen, and Robt. Rayburn. They were delayed about 15 minutes on their return by Miss Eva becoming so cold that she induced them to stop at a farm house till she could get warm. This delay, it Is believed, prevented them from being on the span when it fell. Tl tonic u Topic. Messrs. Ramsey and Towner of Charles City are corresponding with the town site company yvith reference to the establishment of an $8,000 mill in Titonka. J. E. Lillie of Wesley has come to Titonka to make his home here. He has purchased a lot south of the Woodcock restaurant, and will at once begin the erection of a two story building. A. M. Willey of Algona has arrived to begin the erection of theR. L. Lewis hotel. Stone for the foundation is on the ground already. J. W. Minkler of Algona has accepted a position with W. F. Woodcock. He is experienced in the restaurant business and is a pleasant young man who has already made a host of Friends here. Whlttewore Champion. Art Miller's house caught flre last Saturday |tnorning and burned to the ground. The household goods were practically all saved, but it was rather a cold morning to move out doors in a hurry. Joe DeGraw left Saturday night for his father's home ife Kansas, called there by a telegrammnnouuoing the illness of hie father, who died Saturday night. Swen City Herald. Geo. Butterfield shipped ip three Shropshire ewes from Cedar Falls last week which weighed over 600 pounds. He expects to get a couple more from Wisconsin and go into the sheep business. Peter Gettman will build a farm house, barn and out buildings on the northwest quarter of section 27 in Grant township, and is advertising for contractor's bids. Fred Wooster showed us a bill of the furs he shipped to Chicago last week, and we saw that one mink skin sold for "S2.50. Others brought from $1 to $1.95, and a couple of skunk skins sold for 60 and 85 cents. There is money in furs this winter. _ Geriuanla Standard. Jesse Dinger was severely injured Saturday morning by a load of wheat unning over one of his feet. B. F. Smith was very kind to the school children and teachers during the cold weather. He hitched up and took them to and from the school house morning, noon, and night the coldest days. _ Bancroft Register. C. F. Higley this week shipped two young thoroughbreds, Kossuth colts, up to J. C. Collins, the Benson, Minn., land man, at the price of $150 each; pretty good for yearlings, but they are good horses and a bargain at that. Postmaster Pettibone has accepted a position with the Deering people for the coming season. He will be one of their traveling solicitors and experts, and as machinery has always been his long suit, he will be a valuable man for them. Tho long contemplated shoot for the oyster supper came off Wednesday, Messrs. Mayne, Lenander, Aug. Johnson, Johnston, Laidley and Holloway opposing Messrs. Sparks, West, Campbell, Sheridan, Thill and Murray. The score was a tie in the regular match, and in the shootoff the latter parly won out by one score. _ • Ledyard Leader. Landlord Jenks slipped and fell on some ice Monday night, injuring his side considerable. Dr. Waud of Germania was telephoned for and came within a short time. The doctor received an accident while driving through Ledyard, On going over a crossing the cutter struck against something solid, breaking the singletree and throwing him out. His face was cut somewhat but luckily was not serious. A Curious Case at Seneca. Dr. Bossingham removed a large sliver from the palm of Henry Heook's hand last Saturday that had been in for nearly two years. It was quite a job as he had to remove Ihe dead lissue and make an opening in the hand to get it. It is healing up nicely now. J. M, Farley la Very Sick. WHITTEMOBE, Feb. 21.— R. A. Hiu- ton's second son, Dee, died this morning of appendicitis after a week's illness. J. M. Farley is not improving very fast. He is going to Chicago for special treatment as soon as he is able. He has a trained nurse now. H. Rantzow is opening a restaurant. flgui-e on marrying a model wife unless you are a mind reader, and know for certain that she takes Hooky Mountain Tea. Ask your drug' glet. WILL LAND IN THE PEN. Our Alsoiia 15-Ceiit Barber Is Having a Run of Had Luck.. Frank Pingeno, who attempted suicide at McKnight Point because the lady of his affections refused to reciprocate, and who then stole a couple of horses, sold them and later opened up a barber shop in Algona, and was still later sentenced to one year in the pen for horse stealing at Sioux City several weeks ago, will be taken to Anamosa this week. He has been kept at the Sioux City jail until he would recover from a severe beating given him in the jail some time ago by the prisoners in the same cell with him. WOULD OATOH THEM IN ALGONA. Our Pastors Would Be Safe to Try the Experiment. Rev. Kruse of Germania surprised his congregation Sunday by reminding them of the third year of his pastorate at Gerruania and offering a book as a prize to the person being able to quote the text from which he preached three years ago. Miss Anna Kleist was the only one remembering the verse, so was presented the book. The Falling of the Thermometer is certain in January. Therefore it is a good plan to to keep plenty of COAL in your bins. Hocking Valley is the BEST COAL for cold weather, as it gives good heat and it LASTS WELL. Orders promptly filled—-30 is our telephone number. F, S, NORTON, The Lumberman. GRASS LEASES, Cash bids will be received up to April 1, 1899, for grass leases on the following da scribed tracts of laud for 1899: SE SW SEij NW! SW i . 3 . 3 .10 10 ,18 .34 .34 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 Bids must be made for one or more entire tracts as listed. The highest bidder win be notified, and In case he falls to take up the lease by April 16 the next highest bidder will be entitled to the lease. Send all bids in sealed letter marked on the outside, "Grass Ptt." tP .„ . W.M- H. JNGHAM, Algbna. la. Bids will be opened April 1. SAMSON & PAINE, DEALERS IN 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. Samson's abstract office In Opera House block. The Red Elevator, C. & N. W. depot, Phone 11. ALGONA. .--4. WOOD I am prepared to furnish Green or Dry BODY WOOD eilher 4-fool or stove length, hard or soft, iu any quantity desired. me before ordering. I am not in company with anybody in the wood business. PETER WINKEL. For Sale Three Stallions Come and see them. J, L, Suttoti, ALGONA, IA.
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