The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 21, 1899 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 21, 1899
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THE UPPER DES MOINES! ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUKE 23, 1899. The only place in town where you can get the Thompson Glove Fitting Corsets.... THE LOCAL FIELD. All styles, all colors in Corsets and Waists; also misses' and boys' waists. A new assortment of ladies' white shirt waists just received. THE BURT WORKMEN WON. A BIB Picnic uiid Field Day with Hurt Taking Nearly All the Prizes—The Alffona Workmen Must Work Harder. The Workmen had a great picnic yesterday at the fair grounds. The weather was fine, Rev. Day gave a good address, the combination band furnished lively airs, and the sports were hotly contested. We have only room this morning to name the winners: 100 yard race, Allen first, Ladendorff second; 50 yard race for ladies, Susie Long, Louisa Wheeler; running high jump, M. Allen, C. Y. Godden; standing high jump, M. Allen, C. Y. Godden; running broad jump, M. Allen; J. P. Stowe; standing broad jump, F. Bartlett, M. Allen; three-legged race, Stowe and Bartlett, Ferris and Allen; wheel' race, W. F. Jenkinson, J. Moll; putting shot, Bartlett, Allen; throwing hammer, Bartlett; throwing baseball by ladies, Miss Valentine, Miss Cook; 1* mile bicycle race, L. Sorenson, J. Moll; ladies walking race, Miss Valentine, Susie Long; throwing hall in barrel, Mrs. P. N. Sarchett, Mrs. Warner. Burt won the ball game by 6 to 3, and won nearly all the prizes. A big crowd was out in the afternoon. DON'T fail to go to the special sale on children's hats next Saturday at the millinery store south of court house square. A nice trimmed hat for 50c, worth $1.00. Four dozen to be cleared out at 25o each. A big discount on trimmed hats all next week at MRS. BALDWIN'S. predict higher prices for wheat and lour. I do not know how extensive the 3essian fly territory is, but many fields n this locality will not be worth harvesting. The cold weather last winter killed some peach treesund other fruitinMich- gan. Altogether "prosperity" is not as prosperousasitmlghtbe. Sincerely yours, HORACE MANN. Huy Your Wedding Rings of us; we always make the 3ride a present. Beware of imitators and people who would duplicate this proposition. They say if you will do this or if you will do that, or if so and so was the case, then they will off or you the a.hove proposition. There is always that if, if, if. In the way. We are positively the originators of low prices in the jewelry business of Kossuth county, and will continue to undersell all competition without any ifs or iinds. IJINGLKY & PUGH. FOR SALE: A good restaurant and boarding house business in Algona. Inquire of B. E. Lorenz. HtO PLENTY of millet seed at I4t2 JOHN W. HOHN'S. For Sale. Residence lot in good location, in Al- ffona, Lot 6, Block 70, Kennedy street. Price is $400. Address H. Reintz, Freeport, 111., box 1134.-13m3 SHOESl Shoes! We handle the Green- Wheeler shoes; new lot just received. GEO. L, GALBRAITH. ODD FELLOWS AT ALGONA. Emmetsburg Democrat: Emmetsburg made a fine showing and won many well merited compliments. All report having had a grand time. Emmetsburg Democrat: From what we can learn there was a big, grand ,time had, in which Algona did remarkably well in entertaining the enormous number of strangers present, From interviews had with the members from Emmetsburg attending we learn that they were highly pleased with what Algona did for their enjoyment and comfort. At Grove & Son's there are still to be had some splendid bargains in their closing out sale. JOHN, if you were a woman, you'd know as I know and all other women know, that Rooky Mountain Tea is the greatest blessing women ever had. 35 cents. Ask your druggist. GROVE & SON'S closing out sale furnishes the low prices on groceries. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. LOANS on town property and farms at low rates. THOS. F. COOKE. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. MQNEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest. Optional payments. H. HOXIE. WILL TOAST SUPT. HODGE. AlKona Will Celebrate In Honor of the Throujsh Northwestern Trains —Mr. Hodije Will Come. The business men of Algona are getting up a banquet in honor of Supt. Hodge of the Northwestern, who after ten years has succeeded in getting Algona on a through line of- road north and south. W. P. Jones, as chairman of the committee, has invited Mr. Hodge and he will name the day to meet his own convenience. Other prominent Northwestern officials will come up with him. The committee having arrangements in charge are W. P. Jones, J. W. Wadsworth, E. J. Murtagh, Win. K. Ferguson and Harvey Ingham. Invitations will be out soon. Algona has been on a plug line now for a dozen years and every superintendent has talked a through passenger, but Supt. Hodge is the first one to actually secure it. Blue Front Jewelry Store. We have a fine line of new jewelry, also watches, clocks, and silverware. Remember the blue front when in need of a fine job of repair work, always prompt and reliable. ^ Q ^^ IT will pay you to drop in at Grove & Son's, where a little money goes a long way. WE have a large line of men's summer hats that we are clearing out very cheap. GEO. L. GALBRAITH. Horace Mann Heard From. SHERIDAN, Mich., July 3, 1899.— EDITORS UPPER DES MOINES: Please mail my paper again to 630 W. Monroe St., Chicago. I have been visiting an 1 uncle and family here for the past few weeks, and return to Chicago tomorrow. The winter wheat crop in this part of Michigan is almost a total failure, the Heseian fly having destroyed the crop generally, though an occasional flola is aluaoBt wholly untouched. Many wheat flelde are being plowed up a»d piautea to corn or potatoes. The * armors here THE Mason City Brick and Tile Co. makes the best drain tile and hollow building tile in the world and lowest prices. F. O. B. any station. IP you want a nice corset don't forget that the Flexo-girdle is one of the best. GEO. L. GALBRAITH. TSxceplloiially Low Rates to Los Angeles, Cal., via the Northwestern line. Excursion tickets will be sold at greatly reduced 'rates from all stations, June 25 to July 8 inclusive, limited to Sept. 4, 1899, inclusive, on account of annual meeting National Educational association. Variable routes, delightful scenery. Side trips at low rates to points of interest. Apply to agents of the Chicago & Northwestern railway.—13t3 Are You Going away this summer ? If so, won't you need a new trunk or valise ? We carry the only complete stock in Kossuth county. Canvas suit cases.$1.00 to $ 2.25 Im. leather Leather 5-5° to Canvas trunks 375 to Metal cov. trunks 1.75 to Hand grips -35 to Telescopes, name tags, straps, bureau trunks, steel bound trunks etc. Wholesale and retail. Catalogues furnished merchants on application. Kraft Clothing Co, Jas. Patterson has potatoes to sell. Algona is selling lots of lumber these days. Rev. Suckow gives the Fourth of July oration at Sutherland. Corn is looking good. No one need worry about the cord crop. Mrs. Dudley of West Salem, Wis., is visiting her sister, Mrs. D. H. Setchell. Judge Quarton is planning to drive to the lakes this summer with his family. Goeders' tenth annual ribbon sale is on till July 4. This is one of the season's events. L. H. Bell, the barber, tripped up on a bad sidewalk Sunday and hurt one leg pretty badly. Walter Crabtree's parents are out from Chicago, attending their son's wedding lust evening. Bishop Morrison will make his first visit to Algona the last of the month. He is dated for Juue 28. Lightning hit John Herman's house in Union last week, and tore a big hole in it. No one was hurt. The Tenmuit house is being rearranged and Hxed up. The boys are making a new house of it. A blaze in Henry Norton's kitchen roof yesterday morning brought out the fire company. It was soon out. There will be one more meeting of the social union club this season. Dr. Kenedck is getting up the program. J. W. Doxsce, brother of C. M. and C. J., is superintendent of the census in the Fifth district. • He lives at Monticello. The Wesley and Burt ball nines are well matched. How would it be for them to meet and have it out at Al- gomi'i 1 The opera house was filled for the Faust" entertainment. The mechanical stage effects were fine and the acting good. A little daughter came to the B. H. Chase home Friday evening. The telephone exchange " hollo" is very cheerful in consequence. G. M. Johnson had a $4,000 policy in the Bankers'Life Insurance company of Des Moines. H. P. Miles came up and paid the claim last week. The new paper is on in the public lihniry und the electric lights will soon he turned on. Librarian McElroy has done a lot of work in fixing up. E. P. Biroher came out a little behind on the races here last week. He hns put lots of work in getting up his program and gave some fast races. A lot of Garner lawyers were in Algona Monday to argue an injunction against the Titonka railway, but after some talk dismissed the proceedings. The new fast train on the Northwestern that leaves Algona at 1:55 p. m. gets to St. Paul at 7:45 p. m. That makes an easy run of it to the twin cities. D. M. Shrenk, who has worked in a drug store in Philadelphia, is helping Ralph Miller these days. Ralph says business could not be better, and he ha.s to have extra help. John K. Walker put his finger in the place of the dried beef hunk and the chopper operated exactly the same. It took a very neat slice ort' the end, and John carries a bandage. W. A. Dutton has bought the old Catholic church, and Thos. Henderson has it moved to the Milwaukee depot. Mr. Dutlon will fit it up and rent it to the Higley egg and butter company. The county board is figuring on putting a steel bridge in on the river east of Burt. They find that a bridge costs $300 more now than it did when the mill bridge was put in. The boom is on. Haswell Ramsey has been offered a position in the office of the attorney general at Honalulu, but E. C. Hughes raised his salary at Seattle and kept him. Haswell is making a great success. No finer orchestra plays in any of the cities than played at the Faust entertainment Saturday evening. Algona's band and orchestra are a great credit, and ought to be encouraged in every way. The North western h,as a new fast freight service from Des Mbines. Freight that leaves Des Moines at 6 o'clock p.m. arrives in Algona at 7:20 a. m. That is a great improvement. Algona's violinist, Mr. Powers, left Monday with the "Faust" company, getting a good contract from them. The orchestra will have hard work to replace him. He is an exceptionally good player. J. W. Reilly, the sewing machine man, was arrested last week for selling mortgaged property. It turned out that his wife had not signed the mortgage and under the statute that makes it of no effect. W. F. Jenkinson has added all of the S. S. Rist Shorthorn cattle to his Union herd. He bought seven head last week, and now has as fine a herd as there is anywhere. Mr, Rist will sell off his stock and quit farming. The Women's Library Aid society elected officers at the last meeting. It chose Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, president; Mrs. Gardner Cowles, vice president; Mrs. O. Madson, secretary; Mrs. N. Setchell, treasurer, and Mrs. N. Spencer, corresponding secretary. T. P. Harrington of Wright county and L. J. Dickenson of Woodbury county have located in Algona in a law partnership. They are both recent students at the state unniversity law school where they graduated with credit. They will open offices this week. , Ed. McMurray is full of business at present. In addition to the two houses he is building for himself, he has the contract for E. S. Johnson's two houses, E. S. Salisbury's upright, W- W, Jones' new house,also David Gilmore's and O. Ingallsbee's, ; That is a pretty fair list for one season. Algona is not a horse race town, and the faot may as well be admitted. Small crowds were out Friday aod Saturday although some very fast and hpt- ly contested races were on. The pool selling,"wheel o( fortune. a,n,d other horse race a.opompanyfne»ts do not catoh the people .here and the wait? 1 6i-§ too long be^ep heats. ft ie top. much as the man said about the pleasures of toboggan riding "zip—then walk a mile." The horse races at the county fair are about all the speed events that are demanded by the admirers of horse flesh hereabouts. O. Ingallsbee has let the contract for his new house in Riverdale. His to be 28 feet square, and the whole improvement will cost him $3,000. When he gets the house done he is going to tear down every old shack on the place and have only new buildings, nicely painted. He has a model farm. W. H. Baker, south of Algona, has the premium cow. Three years ago she had one calf, last year two, and this spring she celebrates with three, all healthy and growing. At this rate she will stock the whole country. Mr. Baker intends to bring his triplets to the county fair this fall as a curiosity. Potatoes. A novel sight Monday was two loads of wool. They weighed 6,000 pounds, sold for ITcentB, and broughtO. Ingalls- bee over $1,000 net cash. "Put it in your paper," he said, "that in this blessed year of McKinley's administration I brought to town over $1,000 of produce on two wagons." Officers were elected for the Methodist Sunday school Monday night: Superintendent, W. C. Danson; assistant superintendent, E. J. Gilmore; secretary, Frank Gilmore; assistant secretary, Nellie Finnegan; librarian, Bert Bowman; treasurer. C. C. Sumson; organist, Miss Clara Yetter; assistant organist, Mrs. L. Barton. The whole inside of the old brick block at the Milwaukee depot is being torn out. Over $500 is being expended by the Calkins' Grocery company in fixing the basement and rearranging the upper stories. A now roof goes on and now inside fixtures throughout. Cowles & Murtngh own the building, but the grocery company makes the repairs. Samson & Grose have sold the Wcs- enberg lots, south of the Rutherford house, to Cooper, of the Cooper wagon works, who will at once build a two story two front brick machinery warehouse for the McDonnell & Cooper machine company. The lots sold for $2,500. Mr. Cooper has been in Algona a couple of times lately to arrange matters. The loss of 16 horse stalls on the fair grounds is quite serious for the agricultural society, as they were short already. The county board at its last meeting considered paying olT the debt on the grounds and taking the full title, and may yet do it. The society can pay running expenses and keep up repairs if the grounds are furnished free from debt. THE UPPER DES M DINES did Wm. Kuhn an unintentional injustice last week. He was not taken to Fort Dodge by the United States marshal, but went by himself to settle up a matter dating back some eight months. Mr. Kuhn has not had any trouble of recent date and does not intend to have any, and THE UPPER DES MOINES is glad to make this correction. J. D. Shucllo gets the contract of building the C. E. Heise house down at the end of Thorington, and he will begin work as soon as Magnus Johnson hns the foundation completed. Mr. Heiso is going to have one of the really elegant homes of the city, arid in a most romantic and sightly location. The contract price above the foundation is a little less than $5,000. Thos. A. Potter, general manager, and Bide Way, secretary, of the Western Electric Telephone company were in town Monday arranging for their new wires and outfit. They are rebuilding their line from Mason City to Sioux Falls, putting in twice as many poles and double instead of single wires. Algona will have all new poles and wire, and a handsome central office. The Portland gopher picnic was a big success in spite of the untimely rain about 4 o'clock. These picnics have been a regular thing now for over 20 years, and draw like a Fourth of July celebration. This year the picnic was held at the Fairbank's grove as too much picnicing was killing out the trees at J. H. Grover's. When the first picnic was held they had to haul brush and build a bowery for shade. Friday evening a reception was tendered to Mr. and Mrs. Fred, Fuller and Miss Crete Goddnrd at the Methodi&t church. A handsome table and six chairs were presented to Fred, and his wife, and a purse containing $25 to Crete. A pleasant evening was spent. Fred, moved to Blue Earth City yesterday. Miss Goddard will remain in Algona for a few weeks until her sister gets settled. All Algona will regret the departure of these excellent people. The first announcement of a candidacy for a county office is that of A, C. Willey for sheriff, which appears this week.' Mr. Willey IB well known in Lu Verne and Algona, and is a first class citizen in every way. He is one of a number of brothers, who are all active and influential members of the community. If Mr. Willey is nominated and elected the county will secure a competent official, and his claims will undoubtedly be seriously considered by the county convention. M. E. Norwood has bought the little steamboat that has been on the river at Goldfleld, and will put it on the river here. It came up Monday and he is busy getting it launched. He will paint it up nicely and make it a nice pleasure boat. It will take 60 passengers and will doubtless be liberally patronized. A steamboat can run on the river in ordinary water up to Gardner's ford, and dozens of pretty picnic grounds line both banks. Algona ought now to become a popular summer resort. Fine old Potatoes at 30 cts. a bushel at my store. Call and see them. James Patterson. Cowles 1 Block, Algona. Satisfaction is a Silent Salesman It sells ten times more shoes than all our newspaper advertising. Every time you put your foot in a BROWNELL shoe there is a satisfaction that makes you feel that this is the place to come for another pair. Brownell & Allred, Exclusively Boots and Shoes, Fine repairing and custom work. Boston Block, Algona, la. As to Screen Doors- These hot days will make the flies lively. Keep them out your house with one of our heavy, full-morticed Screen doors, which we are selling, with spring hinges, pull and _ hook, all complete, for an even ............... .......... We have a large stock of screen wire and window screens, all kinds. In Gasoline Stoves we still have a good assortment at old prices. Don't worry along with a fire in the old cook stove these hot days when you can buy a fjjJO A A good two-burner gasoline +J»\J\J stove for IPP frp 1U3 VjIC are desirable just at present. They are SO CHEAP you cannot afford to borrow from your neighbor. We have them as low . <$| C A C. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. Big Snap in Shoes — which just fit the feet. NO SHELF WARMERS— But nice, new, clean goods. f $2.00 Shoes worth $2.00 \ $2,50 Shoes worth $2.50 ... [ $3.00 Shoes worth $3.00 Come and see what we have and get a proper fit at THE OTHER SHOE STORE and be happy. Complete line of women s, misses, and child's oxfords and sandals. • c. o. 3.00 IO.OO 11.00 6.00 7.50 to TitonUa Topic: It would be a difficult matter to find a prettier town than Algona. The numerous shade trees, the hills and the river, together with the beautiful residences, make it a most attractive place. There are many buildings now under process of erection, and a general air of prosperity prevades everywhere. ROOKY Mountain Tea is not simply a laxative. It's a wonderful remedy for every kind of ache, constipatipn, ^digestion, bad blood. Ask your druggist. We still have several genuine "snaps" in staple and fancy groceries, which you can have the benefit of if you come at once. We are sure we still have, in many lines, just what you want and you can save some money on your grocery bill by calling before the best are gone, This opportunity will not last forever; why not "make hay while the $un shines?" Sliver Best silver polish on earth sample bottle. Ageute,

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