The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 26, 1899 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGOKA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1899, VOL, by seductive representations from others in our line. Remember old friends are the best, and we have always provided the best goods in both superior quality and price. So stick to the " old reliable" and you will never find yourself disappointed, Langdon & Hudson. ' of the re- Have one with us. It will serve as an introduction, and pills aren't unpleasant things to take. We want your drug trade. Wo want you to come to us every tlmo you have an ache or pain, or a prescription to bo filled. We want to supply you with big, soft sponges, toilet water, perfume—anything in our line that you need. We want you to feel that no one else can serve you as well as we can, and you'll think so if you will give us a chance to do the serving. B. H. MILLER. ADJOtiRNEi) TO AUGUST 9. an ? « ot . li *°° d undemanding.. qutrements of the _bfflce, and would Senatorial Convention at Emmetsburp Failed to Nominate. GALBRAITH'S M. P. HAGGARD. G, P. PEEK e ;. All This Week. Commencing Monday, July 31, remnants of White Goods, Lawns, Pique, Ohallies, Dress G-oods of all kinds—everything that is a remnant MUST GO. Geo. L Galbraith. Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.] Abstracts, J~\.CQ| lH ci'Jlf'f* AND Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. Will tfry Again on the Date Above Named— Barr In gcr ibr Representative—Notes. The senatorial convention at Em- tnetsburg took 3,680 ballots, and adjourned until Aug. 9. The adjournment was generally acceptable, but no one seems to haVe any definite idea of what it is for. There was no time during the previous balloting when any delegation made any serious effort to name a second choice or to assist in reaching an agreement. It remains to be seen whether there will he a change during the coming two weoks. The convention reconvenes nt Emmetsburg. make a most efficient and obliging official. He will have the solid support of this section of the county, and is bound to make a decidedly interesting- campaign. Not Alone to Blame. Swea City Herald: Every republi' can is clamoring for nn equal distribution of the offices over the county. Well, that's a good plan, but the delegates in the coming convention who distribute them all In Algona or any other locality should not lay the blame on that locality. There Is too much fault found with the conventions by the men who do the work. BIG BAY FOR KANAWHA, Celebrated the Att-lv&i of the fiaili-oftd There Last Saturday, fwo Bands, lava Thousand People, and Lots of Enthnetttin in the New Town In Hancock. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Robinson is at Cedar Falls LOOK TO YOUR EYES, •w. ar. s«s»3eH, Optlialmic Optician. The most dlflicult cases of children a specialty. Do your eyes ache, smart, water, become Inflamed, or pain In the eyeball, orbit, temple or forehead? K so you should consult a competent optician, with the latest scientific method of correcting all errors of refraction. Examination and consultation free. Office over E J. Gllmore's store, Algona, Iowa. PROFESSIONAL. '*~^~^**^-r^*ir^s-^ir*^*^^s*>~ir^ f i'-*^*.f~^ CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. GROCERIES CHEAP -AT- is vv We make prices as follows: Fancy patent Flour $1 00 Choice patent Flour 90 Standard Flour 80 Whole wheat Flour 35 16 pounds granulated sugar. 1 00 17 pounds light C sugar 1 00 10 pounds good Rio coffee 1 00 8 pounds best Rio coffee 100 6 pouads Porto Rico pea berry... 1 00 8 pounds rolled oats 25 5 pounds good rice 25 5 pounds good prunes 25 All other goods equally cheap. 5 pounds crackers 25 4 pounds ginger snaps 25 10 bars good soap 25 Best oil, per gallon 10 Best gasoline , 16 A choice line canned goods 10 Best dairy butter 14 New York cheese 15 Half-gallon fruit jars. 80 Quarter-gallon fruit jars 70 Eighth-gallon fruit jars. 60 Yours for trade, E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxle-Fenmson bl jck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. Telephone No. 29. J. O. HAYMOND. B. 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, X. P, Harrington. J. L, Dtokinswt HARRINGTON & DICKINSON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Geo 0. Call's. Algona, Iowa. IB Nominated. The Clay-Palo Alto representative convention was held at Ruth von Friday and E. P. Barringer was nominated for representative by acclamation. He carried Palo Alto, naming both senatorial and representative delegations. Cory named both delegations in Cluy, and the deal between the two counties to divide honors is said to be in writing, making Cory's strength as well as Barringor'e iron clad. Mr. Barringer is an able man and ho will be a vigorous worker in the legislature. Tho Jjocnl Seiintorshlp. Spirit Lake Beacon: This is one of the most stubborn legislative contests the state has known. Armstrong Journal: The United States senatorial situation has nodoubt more to do with the deadlock than the state sonatoi'Bhip. West Bend Advance: A few of the delegates changed their votes for a short period on Wednesday, but they knew it was safe and they never meant it. Spencer News: It is hoped that something will transpire by which the deadlock may bo broken, but how or in what way it is likely to occur no one seems to have any definite idea. Estherville Democrat: Mr. Critn's nomination, it is said, is almost certain when the break comes, as Mr. Clarke's delegates are favorable to Crim, as are also Cory's delegates on second choice. Sheldon, Mail: No matter what finally happens, the district is not at all likely to have as industrious or popular or able a senator as it has had during the three terms of Abe Funk's splendid service, West Bend Journal: As yet no candidate has made any gain, although Kossuth and Dickinson counties indulged in throwing a few complimentary votes around promiscuously, but at no time with the intention of nominating. Estherville .Republican: Mr. Crlra seems to be the logical candidate, and the. least objectionable to the other candidates, and it would seem that he must surely win if Dickinson county does not forsake him, which is not at all probable. Mrs, J. W, for a visit. Lewis H. Smith will west, AUK. 15. be home from the Ol'HEU MATTERS. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office In the Boston Block; residence on north Thorlngton street. JNO. OOEDERS. A. dlLMOVK, Pmtdent, C. p. smOBINS, Vice President, U. SOSBNOK, Secretary, Tre IV, reasurer. DIRECTORS: JA8. NOLAN, S. W, DKEfEK, OHAS. WOOSTER, S. STEVSSY, J. 0. KAZN, J. E. The Farmers' Milling Go. a01A ^^ OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ROLLER MILLS. . Opn f urnlsU toe trade with choice flour from selected wneat : also bran, shorts, a feed, la. lots to suit purchasers. This is a farmers' company • $& solicits the J ^TOWB W * Can and WlU *° 8S w " by you as ftny 7, $..j$QfffU8i General H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office at residence, McGregor stroei. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. DR. MARGARET E. CO^ES, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon, Office and residence In Boston Block, AU30NA, IOWA. DENTIST. 4. L. RIST, D. D. S. Local anaesthetic f 01 deadening p tmmgwheneytraotlngteetft. lain to B. M, / sy. 'liate graduate of Northwestern Dental College, Chicago. Onjoe over TaylorVdry goods store, Aigon&j Iowa- Horace Mann Will Ho in the Cnii- viiBS—Outside Comment on Dolliver—County Politics. A letter from Horace Mann notifies THE UPPER DES MOINES that he will be In Kossuth this week to enter Into the heat of the campaign. He says: "I am loaded for the state campaign and you fellows will have occasion to include someone else than Gear & Co. in the senatorial situation before tho close of the canvass." Mr. Mann's coming will serve to brace up the Courier and to line up the opposition forces, and must be taken into account by the republicans. We judge he will make a close speaking canvass of Kpssuth, As to Dolllver. State Register: The Register has a greater admiration for Mr. Doliiver than ever before. It has at all times stated that Mr. Dolliver has a right to be a candidate for senator in his own interest, Charles City Intelligencer: The sentiment in this county as between Gear and Cummins is decidedly in favor of Gear but there is a strong undercurrent of public sentiment in favor of either Dolliver or Shaw. Monticello Express: The supporters of Mr. Cummins have about concluded to no longer veil their feelings toward Congressman Dolliver and Gov, Shaw. And the first thing they know they will find themselves In open hostility to the field. Carroll Herald: Calhoun county republicans have passed a resolution favoring Congressman Dolliver for senator if he shall enter the race. That shows about how the republicans of the district stand on the question. If Dolliver should enter the race there isn't a man In the state, In the district or out of it, who would give him the least trouble. There are some people out of the district who do not relish this sort of a situation, but It is their misfortune, not ours, Geo. Holloway In the field. Coming on the heels of A. J. Berryman's candidacy for qounty treasurer is the announcement that Geo. F. Holloway of Bancroft will stand for sheriff. Bancroft Register says: Mr, {Jo> loway has been a resident of Kossuth county for over SO ye,»rs and has, a yery extended acquaintance over the count and innumerable friends who will we' jgopse the opportunity to pujju word lor his success. r §e was Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kraft ore down from Esthervlllo for a visit. C.M. Doxseo drove to Rolfe to spend Sunday with his parents. D , D ' S A, For .d' 8 slstor, Mrs. Wlckwire of Sioux City, is visiting him. Miss Orma Vesper comes this week from her visit in Spearllsh, S. D. Supt. Van Erdowyk and family went to Carroll last wook for a visit, Mrs. Fred Kurtz of Des' Moinos comes Saturday to visit Miss Amy Hedrick. G. F. Peek Is off on a vacation. He started In the general direction of Minneapolis. Dr. E. E. Sayors wont Monday to Fort Dodge, whore ho IB making some tuberculosis tests. Mrs. Goorkon of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Is visiting P. S. Single and Mrs, H. Hoxle, her brother and sister. E. H. Clarke made a trip to Fort Dodge, the flrstof tho week, having business in the United State's court. Mrs. H. C. Georkon of Indiana, and Mrs. L, Smouso of Washington, Iowa, are guests at tho Hoxlo and Roavor homes. Mrs. Dr. Shore come from Dos Moinos Thursday with her little boy and will make quite a visit in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ingham start today for Oiympia, Wash., to visit their son. They will bo gone several weeks. F. M. Curtis was in Fort Dodge Monday on business before tho United Stale's court, connected with the Avoy case. Mrs. Josio Hudson from La Crosso, Wis., is expected homo for a month's visit with mother, the latter part of tho weok. The Russell and McChesrioy families, who have boon visiting at tho Ingham homo, returned to Omaha and Iowa City last Thursday. Mrs. S. Benjamin and Nettie Benjamin are in Chicago visiting Nettie's mother, who is now overseer in a big dressmaking establishment In the city. Miss Crete Goddard came for a visit with Mrs. Alex. White in Algoirn last weok. Mrs. White has had an enjoyable visit at her old home in Barley. J. H. Richards of Burt goes to Kalispel, Montana, with his sister. His sister is moving from Missouri to Kulibpel, and has boon visiting in Burt and Algona. Rev. Suckow and family have gone to Paullina to visit Mrs. Suckow's sister. Ihoy expect to spend part of tho vacation at Clear Lake and will be gone four weeks. Miss Bertha Haneock went to Carroll last Thursday to talk to the teachers at the normal Institute about reading and voice culture. Supt. McMahon selected her as one of his lecturers. Mrs. E. G. Bowyer, Mrs. Dulziel of Burt and the Misses ToIIier wont to Humboldt last wook for tho marriage of a cousin Miss Mamie Thomas returned with them and is visiting in Algona. A. E. Huntington will take his wife, formerly Miss Jessie Smith, to Colorado Springs tomorrow. Her health lias Improved sufficiently to allow her to be moved. Mrs. Smith and Miss Ada will KO with them. Gardner Cowles spent Sunday In Burlington attending a memorial service for his father hold In Grace Methodist church, which bo founded, Resolutions wore adopted and addresses were given by many of the old friends of the dead pastor, who hud worked with him in pioneer days. Roscoe Cull returned Monday from Louisiana. He has been down superintending some work on his father's rice plantation. Ho says tho rice country in tho south IB enjoying a big boom and that land values are risingrapidly. A great deal of work is being done on new drainage canals, and a great deal of new land is being put into cultivation. G. E. Williams was down at his old homd in Rockwell City last week, and when he came back his brother Wes, came with him. His brother has been ten years a sailor and is now just home from service in the navy at Samoa. He has been all over the world and is full of interesting stories. He will not go back to naval service, but will join a commercial shipping line. The pay is better. Mrs. Lizzie B. Read la in Algona for a summer visit. She will be at the J. E, Stacy home, when not out of town. Mrs. Read is one of the pioneer settlers of Algona, the founder of THE UPPEU DBS MOINES and for several years Its editor. She is welcomed by the gradually lessening band who remember the beginning in Algona Her home is In the Ozark mountains in Arkansas. Buy Your Wedding Rings of us; we always make the bride 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 tUe case, then they will offeryou the above 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 ands. .0INGH3Y & PUQH. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. OfcARjna & Co. MPNBV to, Joan at & percent, interest. Fully 2,000 people celebrated at Kanawha Saturday. They came from Hampton and Belmond on a special train of eight coaches, the first to invade that virgin prairie, from Brltt and Clarion, Goodel, Cor with, and all the country round. It was a sort of a Fourth of July occasion with two brass bands, a ball game, plenty of pop, peanuts and lemonade, speeches and a bowery dance. Geo. C. Call was general master of ceremonies, and his duties were lightened by the watchful care and active assistance of Marsh Stephens, who makes Kanawha hie home at present. The Iowa Central was represented by Vice President Morse of New York City, C. W. Huntlngton of Marshalltown, superintendent; J. N. Tlttemore of Mai-shalltown, acting general manager; and Geo. W. Seevers of Oska- loosn, general counsel. Messrs. Morse, Tlttemore and Soevers made short speeches, Geo. C. Call an address of welcome, and a young man from Goodel spread the eagle's wings over Hancock and adjoining counties. It is worthy of note that the exercises were held in a lumber shed as long and 20 feet wider than the new one in Algona. E. N. Bailey was down from Britt. He began his career as a farmer on one quarter section of the land the town is on. It was from the Inspirations he got there that hie budding aspirations as a newspaper man unfolded. He says himself that he wns a poor farmer. It is evident that he knew a good piece of land, for a fairer section never lay under the sun. South Hancock is a beautiful country. The Boone river has a half dozen heads, and a half dozen creeks run side by side at proper distances to give the land between a gentle roll and perfect drainage. Kanawha lies 22 feet above one of these Boone rivulets sloping away in all directions, and the thoughtful farmer who owned it had put a grove and orchard in the right place. The owners of the best lots get apple trees well loaded. Kanawha boasts that it has had a new building every other day since it started. A. G. Seastream of Algona owns one of the largest stores, J. F. Nlcoulin has built an office for the Record, W. H. Baker of Cresco has a harness shop, the Johnson implement ware house is very large and well built, and B. F. Reed owns one of the best vacant lots and talks of building. Three large elevators go up at once, work has begun on the new depot, a lumber shed to be 40 feet longer and 20 feet wider than Algona's new one Is arranged for, and the contract is let for a hotel to cost $4,QOO above the foundation. Kanawha Is 10 miles from Clarion, 12 miles from Britt, 14 miles from Belraond, 12 miles from Corwith, and 11 miles from Goodell. It is in the center of the best farming country of Iowa, with no immediate prospect of any new town near it. Its future is sure. It will be one of the best trading points in these parts. At Grove & Son's there are still to bo had some splendid bargains in their closing out sale. GROVE & SON'S closing out sale furnishes the low prices on groceries, MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. MEETINGS. Special meeting of Eastern Star Tuesday evening at Masonic hall at 8 o'clock. Service at the Presbyterian church next Sunday morning at the usual hour. No evening service. The young people of the Presbyterian QhMroh will give a lawn social at the bom6 of Mrs, W. A. Vincent, Wednesday-evening, July 26, Everyone invited. "Spirit" will be the subject of the sermon next Sunday for First Church of Christ, Scientist. Wednesday afternoon service at 3 o'clock as usual. During the month of August no services will be held. There will be a concert given in the Congregational church next Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, by Dr. Owen A. King of Chicago, assisted by home talent. Dr. King is a soloist who has been prominent in Chicago musical circles for the past five years. the Baptist church next 11 a . rii. and 8 p. m. In the morning the pastor will preaoh upon the thome, "The Price of Peace." In the evening there will be union services with Rev. F. E. Day, D. D., of the M. E. church to preach. The Epworth League has announced a sociable to be given at Jas. Stewart's, five miles south of Algona, Thursday night, July 27, Ice oream and cake will be served. Free conveyance will leave Mr. Gilraore's store at 6:4$ p. m. sharp. A cordial Invitation to all. Dr. Day's theme for discourse next Sunday morning at the Methodist church will be ' r The Laws of Spiritual Growth." There will be no evening service, ^he congrega the

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