The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 12, 1899 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 1899, VOL. XXXIV-NO, 4, Rather Early For Maple Sugar, but we have got it. Strictly The First Run, Right from New York state. Langdon & Hudson. Spring Has Come! Now look at our new line of Spring New Silk, Serge, Novelty and Duck Skirts. Also a new line of Fancy Underskirts. See our Fancy Black Crepons for Skirts. Geo. L Galbraith. More Still Better Bargains iiafc In Crockery and Staple Groceries at M. Z. Grove & Son's. NOT those concerns who* send out one good ship Palance <}f ft than ftgu, demand cash ey pay for eople for merit oMmnber >]> avary, Inferior . , 05* re ourchgisers concerns w etfbfttovBUT , ial In your local yard} wBo do i Yi and who have never fooled an Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Rent and for Sale, Saws Filed. Also Agent for the Eldredge, Victor, and Andrae Wheels. J. L. EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south of U. D, M. office. For Sale Three Stallions Come and see them. J. L. Sutton, ALGONA, IA. W. H. LACY can furnish you low prices on also all kinds of mill stuff, Wood and Coal. <JirZ>o your weighing on Mr city scales Opposite Hotel Tennant. M. P. HAGGARD. G. P. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.'] Abstracts, Real Estate, AND ^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronin) handles the best to be hud in the way of up- to-date, fine FURNITURE besides everything that can be desired in plain and ornamental Picture Frames, Mouldings and goods that are required for beautifying and ornamenting the home. A specialty made of Mertakini with prices always at the satisfactory point. W. H. REED. One Hundred Dollars- - Is offered to any person who can duplicate the tSii'S u CIGAR FOR s CENTS. SCHU & WATERHQUSE, Special Hat and Suit Sale at Kraft Clothing Co/s. fiaVS* IVl anfl Rat, Amt» 14. IK To make up for time lost (OG* U.0,^0. J7II. cfcllU Octt., ^l,pl* 14:, 1O. casioned by the unseasonable weuther) on early trade on higher grade suits and hats, for two days we will offer a LIBERAL DISCOUNT ON EVERY HAT AND SUIT IN THE STORE, and on our best suits-men's, boys' and children's—to induce our better trade to buy now. That we may realize cash on them we will give an extraordinarily liberal discount. BUSH ^>t *<•• AGENCY~HATS. Best $3 Hat in the world—for 2 $O days at <Cu Best $2.50 hat in town .$2.15 Best $2.25 hat in town $1.85 Best $2.00 hat in town $1.65 Best $1.50 hat in town $1.19 Nothing reserved. All new. MEN'S SWELL $16.50 Suits at. $13.90 $15.00 Suits at $12.90 $13.50 Suits at $11.45 $ 12.00 Suits at $ 9.90 BOYS' SWELL $12.50 Serge silk face, $9.90 $10.00 Serge herring bone $8.75 Others in proportion. Big line Children's $5 Reefers, reg. Vestees $4-35 Others in proportion. fi@°-We carry the largest line of NEW suits in Algona. There are others, but they £1 frt ** VlflO K«<»Oe" r\\" ** tinim** i*r***«n *' are " has beens" or " never were. WAS A GOOD-SIZED DEAL. Three Lots for a New Lumber Yard in Algona Sell for $3,000. Yard to Go lu at Once—Many Other Improvements AVill Be Portion This Season. The big deal of tbe week lias been the purchase of tbe three lots on the old Cloiiry corner for a new lumber yard. J. W. Tunniuit sold them for $3,000 cash to Woolford, Wheeler & Co.. who will put up a lumber shed to cover them as soon us Mr. Tenimnt takes off the present buildings. They will put in a big stock at once. This company owns five yards in and about Clear Lake. Tins loivn Central Depot. Geo. C. Call says tbe new depot will be near P. L. Single's. The definite survey Is not yet miide and will not be until the last. Col. Martin was in town hist Wednesday looking at the ground. The Now Hotel. The old brick on the hotel site is dismantled and J. W. Robinson has the Smith building ready to move. A few dry days will see Thos. Henderson take both off the ground. Mr. Durdall expects his full plans soon. He expects to let contracts by May ]. The Electric Jjlght Pliint. The stearn fittings that have been delayed in coming will be here tomorrow. The export to set up the engine comes today. Ten dnys is said to be enough to get everything in running order. Mr. Metcalf has already put up some of the machinery needed to reduce tbe current from the arc light wires to the incandescent. The Spring's Improvements. Charley Walker will build on one of the Metzgar lots north of the central school building, and W. W. Jones on the corner lot. These two homes will make a great change in that part of town. W. H. Ingham is having his house undermined arid is putting in afurnaoe, water, etc., etc. W. O. Porde has bought the J. D. Shadle house that C. O. Simpson has been occupying. The price was $2,400. Mr. Simpson is not decided where he will move. Wm. K. Ferguson has decided to build his double front house to rent north of his present home. It will cost some less than $4,000. The Bowyer-Studley front is now a beautiful blue, suggestive of a bright and genial season. Ehlers & Adams and Dingley & Pugh are putting on a coat of deep vermil- lion. No one can miss their front. Ed. Haokman has bought two lots of the John G. Smith ground south of town, and will build a home. John G. Smith has contracted to build two houses like the one he put up last year, and will begin work at once. J. H. Ki-llmar is getting his material on the ground for the Call bridge. Work will begin at once. H. E. Gross is here finishing up his work in the electric light building, and getting materials on the ground for the new school house. The foundation of the latter will go in as soon as the ground will permit. John Vaughn talked wtth Architect Eastman, while he was in town, about plans for his big new home on east State street. Ike Flnnel has bought a lot up near S. E. MoMahon's and will build. He has been talking with architects and will have a neat home. The Baptist church is to be painted. Gardner Cowles has still a new plan for a sidewalk. He will take two ino.h plank, six inches wide, plane them and paint with a mineral paint. He thitikg it will look well, weav well, apd ' to keep up. . , Uiiionvillo, Mo., and they will forward you 10 cents for every envelope of Putnam Fadeless Dyes. Sold by E. & A. drug store. Throe GtrlB Wnntcd at once nt the Avory hotel, wages, Good Bine Front Jewelry Store. We have u fine line of now jewelry, also watches, clocks, and silverware. Remember the blue front when in need of u fine job of repair work, always prompt and reliable. 4 E. G. BOWYKR. LADIES, don't fail to call and see our large assortment of pattern hats and get our prices before purchasing else- whore. We will surprise you with the lowest cash price ever heard of at the new millinery store south of the court house square. MRS. R. BALDWIN. MEETINGS. Don't forget the cilizmis' meeting at the court house hall on Friday night. The Kossuth county Sunday school convention will be held in Algona May 18 and 19. Lecture by Prof. Hcrron on Tuesday evening, Apr. 18, at the Congregational church. Admission 25 cents. Until further notice the services at the Presbyterian church will commence at 10 a. in. and 8 p. in. All welcome. Be-han-ne-sey tomorrow night. Adults 50 cents, children under 14, 25 cents. Seats reserved at Gilmore's without extra charge. The King's Daughters will servo a chicken pie supper'Thursday evening in the parlors of the congregational church tit 0 o'clock. Everyone cordially invited. Services at the Congregational church at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Morning subject: "Jesus' Doctrine of Man." Evening subject: " What Makes a Man a Gentleman?" The subject next Sunday at First Church of Christ, Scientist, will bo: "Probation After Death." Services at Odd Fellows' parlors, 10:45 a. m. and 4 p. m. on Sundays, and 3 p. m. on Wednesdays. All welcome. Meetings are still in progress at the S. D. A. church. The sanctuary and its cleansing, the 2,300 days (years) of Dan. 8:14, the judgment, and the fall of Babylon will be the subjects for this week. Come and study the-word of God with us. Next Sunday morning at the Baptist church the Sunday school will observe Chapel day—a good program. Proceeds will go to aid in building chapels in Cuba and Porto Rico. The pastor will preach in the evening, A union meeting will be held at the Methodist church Sunday evening, Apr. 23, in the interest of the county Sunday school work. All the churches will participate and a great meeting is expected. Rev. W- J. Suckow and Dr. Day will deliver the addresses. Dr. Day will preach at the Methodist church next Sunday, 11 a. m., 8 p. m. Morning theme: "The Reality of Christian Experience." Evening, lecture to young men, subject: "Traps for Young Men." Holy communion after the morning sermon, A cordial invitation to all. There will be a meeting of the citizens of Algona at the court house hall at 8 o'clock Friday night to make arrangements for the entertainment of the Northwestern Iowa Teachers' association, which meets in Algona May 4, 5 and 6. A large attendance is desired and ladies are especially invited. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest. Optional payments. H. HOXIE. THERE is no better line of coffees than that carried by M. Z. GROVE & SON. THE SITUATION AT MANILA Andrew Anderson, with Relatives at Sexton, Writes About It. Tells of Various Fights with the Insurgents—Burned Towns Deserted by the Rebels. A. D. CI.ARICE! & Co, loan money at 5 per cent,, w}tb optional payments In- SEXTON, April 5,— Editor of THE UPPER DBS MOINES: I enclose you a letter from Andrew Anderson, now in Manila. Mr. Anderson is 33 years old, born in Denmark, served- two years in the Danish army. He came to the United States, enlisted in our regular army, served three years, and when the war broke out with Spain he again enlisted in the service of Uncle Sam. He went out in the 1st Wyoming volunteers. Though born a Dane, his letter shows how truly he is American. His brother Sam and sister Anna live in this city. MANILA, Feb. 17.— Dear Sister Anna: About three weeks ago I wrote you from C'avite, I hope you have received my letter. I am again in Manila. We came here just in time to take part in the first battle with the insurgents, the account of which you have no doubt seen in the papers. In your last you said you never saw the 1st Wyoming mentioned in the papers. I enclose you a clipping from one of our papers giving us mention. Our regiment says little about what it does, but we have had our share of trouble. We left Cavite, Feb. 4, where we were relieved by the 51st Iowa volunteers, which returned from Iloilo where they had been confined on transport for three months. They said they were glad to get on earth again. We crossed the bay and landed at Manila at 2 p. m,, Feb. 4. We had just got settled for the night and were rejoicing in the prospect of a good night's rest, but soon learned we were not to rest. At 8 p. m. the call to arms was sounded and in less than 10 minutes we were out of bed and in line, awaiting orders, We could hear shooting along the outposts. We were ordered to await in quarters ready to march at a moment's notice. At midnight the bugle sounded to arms, and we feltsure we would be ordered to the front, but after an hour of waiting we were ordered to break ranks and to be ready to fall in at daybreak; so we lay down but we could not sleep, for the firing was kept up at the front. We were all up at daylight for we knew a battle was about to take place. Reports kept coming in that many were being killed. At 6 a. m. we were ordered to march. We only had 600 yards to go until we were in the midst of the fight. I never saw the men feeling better; they marched against the Mauser and Remington guiis as if it was only a sham battle. It was amusing to hear the boys when we returned toll of their narrow escapes. When we had captured St. Padre MoUali, a small village, we lay down to rest and we surely deserved the rest. In the afternoon we burned the town. This was a short job for the houses were made of bamboo. There were a good many pigs, chickens and goats in the village and we lived high. The fight lasted all day Sunday. On our Hprht were the 14th North Dakota vol- mi'.rrs, on our left the balance of the ariuj except two or three regiments left in Manila doing police duty. There was a terrible slaughter in the outskirts of Manila, the ground was just covered with dead natives. They had an estimated loss of 4,000 dead and wounded. Our loss was only about 50 dead and '300 wounded in the first day's fight. Monday night, Feb. 6, when I laid down to rest in the grass I out my hand on a bottle. We started for MftV nila at 9 p, m. The march was a, corker |or me; my hand bled all the way back. On the IQtb I went to the hospital and *~~~ been there ever since. Iwillre- «»y pQRiDany in a few days. My vnT, I that Dyes are tbe only dy that are guarantee^ If

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