The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 9, 1899 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 9, 1899
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THIS TJPPEB DES MOINE& ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1899, a*. THE NEWS OF THE COUNTY Han mi is getting a new lumber yard The Sexton brass band has 16 mem bers. SweaCity expects the Titonka ex tension. H. J. Newell la building a home in Fefiton. The carpenters at Titonka went on strike last week. Dr. Graham of La Porte City wil Ideate in Rings ted or Penton. The Germanla telephone campanj Will be in Bancroft this week. Julius Pieth, our old land hustler, i doing finely at Ada, Minnesota. Elva and Frank Barton of Lu Verm went to Ames to attend college. John Vaughur has been down from Algona to oversee his farms near Han na. • The Burt Monitor says the grading on the new line northwest will be don by Aug. 15. Henry Schaeffer has gone from Bur to take charge of a lumber yard -at Be vere, Minn. J. B. Bengston is still very sick a SweaCity. He is, however, improv ing slowly. Chas. Stripling nearLu Verne had a runaway with a harvester and got one leg badly cut. Wm. Deveraux of Altrona is laying the foundation for the Catholic schoo" at West Bend. Guy Benedict has moved from Li Verne to Kanawha, where he is doing ( good business. Emll Kirchgater, living 11 miles east of Lu Verne, has been operated on for appendicitis. Geo. Simpson of Swea City took two cars of western horses to Webster Citj last week to sell. Mrs. Murray of Burt has gone to Chicago to consult a physician. She is in failing health. Dr. B. M. Smith has gone back to Wesley to locate as a dentist. He had an office in Algona. Mrs. M. Richardson and Mrs. Glen Fountain went to West Bend last week to visit Mrs. Dr. Boody. Prank Weimer was offered $40 pei acre for forty the other day. Land is getting up about Ledyard." Joe Murray has taken his fust horses from Bancroft to Wisconsin to follow the southern Wisconsin circuit. Miss Jane Longbottom is back to Wesley from six week's school work at Codar Falls in the state normal. Oats will go 60 bushels to the acre and wheat 20 down in Lu Verne township, is the guess of a Hannaite. F. J. Finn, the Germania banker, has been at the Omaha exposition. He reports that it is. well worth seeing. J. E. Hudson is back to Bancroft from a trip in Minnesota. He tells the Register that crops are elegant. A heavy hail storm Wednesday last swept over a belt of country south of Germaniaand damaged the small grain. The Lu Verne News says that Jodie Carlon Skiff and her husband intend to visit on the Atlantic coast this summer. Max Patzack and two of Fred Boe- ver'a boys have left for Union City, Oklahoma, They belong north of Whittemore. Peai-1 Lovetl, the expert stenographer in Clarke & Cohanour's office, is having a vacation visit at her Lu Verne homo. Wesley has shipped a car load of poultry east. Mrs. Fred Stockwell is visiting at Burt. Fred is expected out from Chicago soon. The Fenton town well is all right. A good flow was struck, and in Fenton water will be free. The well cost In the neighborhood of $190. The Titonka Topic says the famous Welter herd of cattle in Buffalo is the Aberdeen Angus and not the Polled Angus variety. What's in a name? Mrs. C. R. Lewis went to Armstrong last week to visit her son, while C. R. went to the farm in Irvington to renew his acquaintance with harvest joys, Whittemore is to have a racket store and the Champion says it has needed one for some time. J. S. Cook of La Porte City will open the store. R. M. Carpenter has taken the Ledyard Leader again, and Bro. Staenders will retire. Carpenter will also take charge of the Ledyard schools. D. J. Davlaon's daughter in Portland", Miss Bertha and Irving Mansmith were married last Wednesday. Two well known families in Kossuth are thus united. '• Billy" Paetz north of Sexton was all done threshing last week. If he is as prompt in threshing his political crop he may be supervisor before anybody knows it. H. C. Garlook is home at Swea City from a trip in Minnesota. He tells the Herald that crops are just Immense out that way and that a great deal of laud is being sold. A. H. Dorweiler of Whittemore has traded his dog, Dewey, to Mr. MoAl- plne for two town lots in Oklahoma. A lot of people in Kossuth will trade dogs for one lot or half a lot. Mrs. J. C. Jenson and Miss Louisa Jensen of Seneca took the train from Estberville last Thursday for South Dakota,- where they will visit relatives friends for some time. /•»<*,* ,The Armstrong Journal says Flera- miug Pros, will build an elevator at St. Benedict. Bat they will not dispose of their Armstrong business as stated in the Algona UPPER DES MOINES, W. R. Flamming returned frpm there Saturday. The Burlington passenger east now passes (he Northwestern crossing about 10:8.0 a, rn., nearly three hours later than formerly. P&rwas Desiring tp take the aame can. 'no.yv «*a,ke conueo- • by going ujpojj fta ipwflin ao corn shelter Sunday thornlng. Miss Softer should let corn sttellers alone and especially on Sunday. It is bad enough to have the men get their fingers pinched in corn shelters. Lnst week Roy Alcorn had a little experience with a runaway horse ut> in Seneca. While he was driving along he had occasion to get out and fix something about the harness. The horse took advantage of the situation by leaving Roy and a broken buggy with part of the harness behind. It was caught at the creamery and kept until Roy showed up. Fortunately no one was hurt. Vet McChesney did not get his expected job in Philadelphia and is bnck to Hurt. The Monitor says: While his trip was unfruitful in securing the position he expected, yet he got a good denl out of it, taking in all the sights and learning what he could. He came back by the way of Niagara and took a few snap shots of the big falls. He will put in the fall running' the engine for Prank Ranney's thresher, of Fenton. Humboldt is booming a new fraternal and insurance order, the United Sons of America, and Dan Coyle is devoting his time to it. A lodge of J5 was instituted at Bancroft last week and a lot of good members secured. Those receiving the degrees wore Messrs C. P. Higley, C. L. Griswold, P. T. Sparks, H. Badke, M. E. Miller, Dr. A. H. Vorwerk, G. P. Holm, Clint Sparks, Dr. Walters, ,T. B. Johnson, Joe Saldin, J. C. Brennan. Eurl Shanor and W. F. Laldley. Work on tlao Soxton church is being pushed. A Wesley correspondent says: "Specifications were drawn by B. B. Price, a famous architect of New Jersey, which ought to insure a modern building. The church proper will be square, 32x32, with a lecture room addition 14x22; the tower will be 8x8. When completed the building will have a seating capacity of over 200 persons. Contractor Torgeson is getting everything in shape to rush the building right up. PEBSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mrs. Vesper is visiting in Lyons. Chns. Bowe spent Sunday with his folks at Blue Earth City. J. W. Sullivan went to Iowa City Monday evening on business. Miss Berlhu Carey was a Des Moines visitor during the convention, B. W. Haggard went up into Montana last week on a business trip of his own. Misses Carabel and El ma .Ramsey spent a part of the past week in Des Moines. Mrd. Josie Carlon Skiff bus been visiting at home during the past week or more. Geo. Horton is out from Chicago for a visit. He returns the latter part of the week. Prof, and Mrs. Spencer are spending the week at Storm Lake. They will be in Algona Saturday. Mrs. Prank Hedrick entertains at Sexton tomorrow. Her guest is Mrs. Tremain of Spencer. Miss Louise McCoy went to Chicago ast week for a visit. Miss Fannie Moffatt returned with her. Mrs. Lantry and Mrs. Haggard took idyantage of the Minneapolis excursion to visit the Josh Lautry family. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Simpson went to liivermore for Sunday, called by the death of Mrs. Simpson's grandmother. Miss May Clarke is visiting her brothers Geo. E. and E. H., in Algona and greeting her many old-time friends. Miss Myrtle Nicoulin had a pleasant visit at the Black Hills. She says her Uncle "Jack" Pinkerton is getting old. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Slagle were over from Calmar for a visit at home Sunday. Charley is station agent here. Mrs. A. D. Patterson returned from Wisconsin Thursday. Her mother is n failing health but may live some months yet. Miss Gladys McClellan returned last week from Wisconsin, where a part of jer vacation was spent at Madison and at the "dells." Mr. and Mr. Geo. L. Galbralth go iast soon for several weeks. They ivill visit in Wisconsin and Illinois and )ossibly go to New York City. Mrs. J. W. Wadsworth is home from her Wisconsin visit. T. H. Wadsworth has joined his wife in Wisconsin and they will not be back for a week or more, F. W. Dingley is at Davenport at- ending the annual meeting of the Cnightsof Phythias of the state, Leo ~eugnet was a delegate but could not get away. Miss Gertrude Curtiss came home rom Nevada with her brother Thurs- iay for a visit in Algona, They both went to Okoboji Saturday for a few days at the lakes. Rev. D. M, Stiles started yesterday or the University of Chicago, where will take up his summer studies. le will visit his father and sisters at Jelvidere one day. Fred Fuller was down from-Blue Sarth City for Sunday. He says he new laundry is getting all it :an do. Formerly eight baskets left Blue Earth for outside laundries. Now nly one goes. B. Shimek was a caller last week, le ts representing the departraant of orestry in Washington and will spend ome time in Kossuth and Emmet /ountles. He is assistant professor of lotany at the state university. Chas. E. Bice of Wilkesbare, Pa., a lephevy of Daniel Bice, stopped in Al- /ona Monday on his way to the coast. Je goes today to St. Paul and then to Seattle, from which place he goes outh to San Francisco and so, back E. H. Clarke was one excursionist 'bo had a definite end in view at Du- uth. Some legs than 20 years ago he sed to carry mail on Lake Superior .bout 40 miles by row boat, and, he waq urioue to go up and renew pleasant eoollectlons of those days. Mrs, Mart Weaver went to Hartley la.9t week to vieit her uncle, and with him they have driven to the Mart ie heart-broken over the of bis eon apd Mrs. Weaver »f PVOIW collapse wfeen they J away. They will be gone a week, and their friends will hope that the change will giye them strength to meet the future. * The Statft Crop Iteport. Reports of crop correspondents for Aug. 1 have been tabulated, and the following averages are shown in the condition of the unharvested crops! Corn< 90 per cent.; millet, 94; flax, 96; buckwheat, 90; broom corn, 88; sorghum, 91; potatoes, 100; apples, 69; grape's, 48; pictures, 94. It will be noted thht the reports show an im provetnent of seven per cent, in the condition of corn since Julv 1. Peter Will Get Ills Mnll. Armstrong Journal: The following is a verbatim copy of a note dropped in the postofflce in Armstrong Saturday: 11 Mr. Post Master Pleas send My Mail Peter to Algona Iowa and' oblige." It WHS not known whether it was Peter Pumpkin Eater or Peter tha Apostle. But there may be only one Peter in Algona, nnd Po.-4m»ster Ingham will please take notice when "Peter's" mail is forwarded. IIlH Too Quit Itching. Geo. Davis met with an accident at Armstrong which resulted in the loss of two toes. Ho went out to shoot a rooster and while standing on the porch he scratched his foot with the loaded gun and it was acoidently discharged with the above results. The Journal says his foot quit itching im mediately. CHEAP EAILWAY RATES, Excursion tickets to the Greater American Exposition, to be held at Omaha, Nob., until Oct. 81, 180!), via tho Northwestern lino, will be sold at reduced rates, from certain stations on specified dates. For rates, dates of sale, and limits of tickets apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway. — 1817 OP NEW UAILHOAI) LINE b.y the Chicago & Northwestern railway between Denison and Wall Lake. Trains began running on regular schedule July 24, thereby shortening the distance by rail between Council Bluffs and Denison, intermediate stations and Wall Lake and points reached via that route, 10 miles. This company is also constructing 1 new lilies of railroad from Mondnmin, lown, up tho Soldier river valley and through to Wall Lake, Iowa; also from Sanborn, Minn., southeasterly to Hurt, Iowa, and from Mankato, Minn., up the Minnesota river valley to New Ulm, Minn. The building of these lines is of greut importance, as they penetrate und develop some of the finest agricultural regions in the west and open up new towns, affording unusually good opportunities for investment of business locations. For folders giving details apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway. — 19t3 NEW DAY THAIN TO ST. PAUL and Minneapolis via the Northwestern line, leaving Des Moines 9 a. m. daily except Sunday, Algona at 1:55 p. m., arriving St. Paul via Elmore, 7:45 p. m., Minneapolis 8 :15 p. m., arid returning leave Minneapolis 7:10 a. m. except Sunday, St. Paul 7:40 a. m., via Elmore, arriving Algona at 1;55 p. m,, Des Moines 6:15 p. tn. Vestibuled coaches in both directions will be run through without change.— 19t8 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT of the Grand Army of the Republic at Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 4 to 9, 1899. (a) Rate from Algona, going and returning same route, $30. (b) Rate going and returning same route and permitting one stop-over on going trip within transit limit and one stopover on return trip within return limit at any point between Pittsburg or Buffalo and Philadelphia; in addition to this stop-overs will be permitted at Baltimore, Washington, Cressan, Deer Park, Niagara Falls and Brocton, in accordance with regulations of individual lines, $31.80. (c) Rate from Algona $33.80, going via one direct line and returning via another direct line. 20t3 It's easy to haul a big load up a, big hill if you grease the wagon wheels with MICA Axle Graasa . Get a box nnd learn why It's the best grease ever put on an uxle. Bold everywhere. Made by 8TAJSDAKD OIL, CO. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Sale, Saws filed. Also agent for the Eldredge, Victor, and Andrae Wheels, J. L EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Removed—now next door to Frank Winkel's meat market, State street. Legal Blanks Real Estate Mortgages, Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Rent, Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, Notes, A full stock of these are kept constantly on hand and for sale by the dozen, hundred, or In larger quantities, at The Upper Des Moines NEWS BOOK, AN0 JOB PRINTING HOUSE, LGONA, IOWA. W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronin) handles the beat to be had 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 with prices always at the satisfactory point. W. H. REED. One Hundred Dollars — Is offered to any person who can duplicate the CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHU & WATERHOUSE, Sutt's Sure Remedy for Hog Cholera. Well, I have been around in different localities where Sutt's Hog Cholera Prevent- er has been most extensively used, and it is no longer an experiment; it has proved itself a positive preventer where it has been used according to directions, and I will guarantee it in every case. " No prevent no pay" if fed as it ought to he. .1280 doses for SI.25. The cheapest remedy in the world, and the best'vvorm killer. For sale at my home in Algoua, Iowa. Manufactured and guaranteed by T. L. STTTTOlsr, ALGONA, IOWA. Just one word: Don't wait until your hogs get sick and begin to die, for it will increase the growth of pigs on same feed three times its cost. piece o leaf her used in ''heir manufacture is cm-G fully Inspected. v^ Being* mo.i3e upon lates .* you are sure of securing i correct style. I n buying see ihtvtou.ritom«> s bi* STAR snot CO.MINNSAMH.U. MINN. iF YOV LOVE YOUR WHEN YOU AREWHOME SMOKE ONLY FRAGRANT CIGAR ICK EDUYING3TON&0 SOU A6CNT& IQWA ^^Pw!^ ^^SB^^ BUYS A STOVE Pretty good one, too—large fire pot, big heating surface— just the thing for a carpenter call at u. D. M. r offtce. FORMS Will it Stand the Test of Fire? That will be the final test. but we wish to assure you iii advance that you Heed have no fears. Our Flue Lining is made wholly of fire clay, and we will give anyone $5.00 in cash who Can break it with heat. It is fully warranted to last as long as the chimney stands. The object in using it is to prevent the escaping of gases in the house, to lessen the fire risk, give strength and durability to the chimney and increase its capacity by it? smooth^ ness so that soot will not clog it. The cost is only 12 cents per foot, and it is ridiculous to build a chimney without it. For sale by J. A. Hamilton & Co. /. T. Chrisohilles, Gf. C. Hudson, T. H. Lantry, James Patterson, President. Vice President. Treasurer. Secretary. ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCORPORATED. ] HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. 1 Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-gi ado Flour. Special attention paid to the Owing 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. DINGLEY, Manager. 0-S-T-E-O-P-A-T-H-Y Ninety per cent, greatly beneflttecl and 50 per cent, cured Is Osteopathy's record in chronic cases, and three-fourths or the cases treated Osteopathically have tried other systems of treatment and failed to get relief. If you are afflicted, and have been unable to regain your health, I would be glad to have you call and consult me in regard to your case. Send for a copy of the Osteopathic Magazine, free." References from all over the state. . 3". Xo-wa,. NSURANGE Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Office over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, $so,ooo. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. \VM. H. INttHASl, President; T. CHRISOHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors—Wm. H. Inghain, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Bamet Devine. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL $50,000 AMBROSE A. GALL ... President \ WM. K. FERQVSON Cashier D. H. HUTOHINX Vice President \ OHAS. A. PALMER Assistant OasWer Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. Special attention given to collections. • Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbrafth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenok, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT TAVLTS ^"Interest paid on time deposits. 'Lumber Mngtes a specialty The moral of this picture lies in the application. Shingles of our Brand, whether Spanked on the Roof, or—elsewhere—always give Perfect Satisfaction and i Good Measure. In' fact they do good wherever applied, C. C. Samson. B. F. Croae SAMSON & GROSE, [Successors to Hay & Rice,] ABSTRACTS REAL ESTATE AND WI19 LANDS FOR SAIE AND Opera House Blook. W. H. LACY can furnish you low prices on also all kinds of mill stuff, Wood aaa Goal, o your weighing on wr otty

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