The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1899 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 16, 1899
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TOPEE DES MOIKEH: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST ie, NkHIHIHM THE HEWS OF THE COUNTY Tltonka is to have & circus Aug. 21. Bancroft baa a club dance this evening. Supt. Van Erdewyk will move to Hurt Sept. 1. Swea City is to have a new German Lutheran chuTcb. WihtefmtiteBroB.' circus will show at Lu Vet-he, Aug. 23. itev. Mason leaves Wesley to accept a call to Nora Springs. Lu Verne sold 45 tickets for the ex- oursloti to the twin cities. The contract for the new Lone Rock creamery was let Saturday. Jas. Goodwin is to be manager of the Farmers' Exchange at Hurt. Geo. W. Banna's home has a handsome dew piano at Lu Verne. Whittemore sold 118 tickets for the Okoboji excursion a week ago. Frank McCorkle of Sextonhasbought 160 acres of land near Hector, Minn. Prof. Byers, late of this county, is principal of schools at Jennings, La. Bertha Carey has been in Portland lately introducing a new poultry food. W. H. Hallock's home in Riverside, Cat., has a new girl, the Monitor says. Titonka had an excursion to Clear Lake on the Lath & North western Sunday. Mrs. A. C. Cady and daughter are visiting at Wm. Stockwoll's, near Burt. Counl.y Surveyor Tellier spent last week in staking out the bia Ledvard ditch. L. J. Clement is building a new barn in Gormania. The cyclone took his old one. Miss Bertha Hauschen of Germania visited with Miss Ruth Can- in Algona last week. Geo. Klenck of Mason City has •bought the Wesley barber shop, and will move. The old lady Bohn is now booked to build in Plum Creek instead of coming to Algona. Alf. Leonard of Bancroft has bought a furniture store at Lake Park, near Spirit Lake. Mrs. M. H. Gotz of Elmore, Robt. Henderson's daughter, is going to Illinois on a visit. The Locktu family, who used to farm near Bancroft, are now running a hotel in Minneapolis. G. W. Newell is to act as mannger of a big elevator at Penton. He is a good man for the place. Father Lechtcnburg of St. Jo. has been called to Dubuque by the serious illness of bis father. Nathan Studer was elected president of the Way bank at Wesley last week. S. X, Way is cashier. Ida Blanchard guessed the e:iact weight of a big cake at a Burt sociable. That was a lucky guess. Houses are so scarce in Whitteraore that Editor Randall can't get a place to settle down to housekeeping. Ge_o. E. Marble is moving his store at Dolliver two miles to the railway town. He will make Dolliver his home. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cronholm have been up to Swea City for a visit, and to bring the boys home to Algona. Miss Mae Cox, south of Wesley, had a piece of her ankle removed last week, Dr. Morse performing the operation. Mrs. Murray of Burt learns at Chicago that she has dropsy of the abdomen. She will remain for treatment, Mrs, S. W. Callanan of Bancroft has gone_ to Rochester, Minn., to consult a specialist. Sh6 is troubled with heart failure. Marie Mlllis of Burt has been taking a teacher's course in Chicago. Prances Kriethe rand Jessie Meigs have been in Des Moines at school. Genie Hanna of Lu Verne went to Mt. Vetnon last week Monday, whore Bhe joined a party of her fellow students for a week's outing. DPS. Morse and Walters took some dead bone from the head of G. P. Hohn's baby last week at Bancroft. The operation was successful. H. A. Arneson came from Germania last week to Algona to buy a threshing outfit. He wants one for bis own use only. He must run a big farm. Ernest Bacon's family has gone to Mankato, .Minn. Ernest will live there hereafter and the 16 to 1 men will have bail work to fill his place here in Kos- euth, The B.anoroft Register says Bancroft sold 45 tickets for the Minneapolis and Duluth excursion, Burt 35, and Algona 68. The total sold on this division was 748. John Dorweiler will give another dance at Dorweiler's park in Garfield Saturday evening, Aug. 19. All are cordially invited to come and have a good time. , Jimmy Dabl got a crick in the back lifting a chunk of coal at Swea City. It will give everybody a crick in the back this fall to lift much coal at present prices. J, V, Wickler is organizing a Yeoman homefatead at Lone Rock, and already has enough names for a charter. J. R. Davis will make a hall over his new etore, and the lodge will b,ave excellent quarters. Presiding Elder Yetter drove with his family to Wesley a week ago, to bold services. Mrs. Prank Heal entertained them and they spent an enjoyable day, The News says the elder preached RD excellent sermon. R, H, Richmond was up at Swea City from Texas last week looking after bus< {ness matters and vlsitipg friends. He expects to remain in Iowa about three weeks yisitiug hie old home at Dallas lookjugr after business Jn county. Hollowajr #pJtee from, PbUftde> ba^ bjs. borso? nr« consider^ tbn greatest attraction ever brought Jp the east;," ^ ffiepjcage-SHflday there were S0,(XW tu the park K> eee the high flly» ere, and the management predicted ft wd«oj $0,000 la^ limdjy, 4$ the humane society were going to make trouble for him, but after investigating the matter they concluded it was all right. Whittemore has a new corporation. It is the Boyle Land, Loan and Live Stock Co. Geo. E. Boyle is president, Thos. P. McGovern is vice-president, and H. J. Thompson is secretary and manager. The company's head offices will be hi the State bank building. The Germania Gun club will hold their annual tournament at Germania, Tuesday. Aug. 16. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the entertainment of guests. Some of the best marksmen in the state will be present, and a good time is assured. For any information address A. Sundetrom, secretary. Messrs. Prank Heal and Geo. Hall returned to Wesley Friday morning from their eastern trip. The News says: They first Went to Duluth, Minn., and from there by boat on the lakes to Buffalo, N. Y., a distance of 1,100 miles. Both visited the Niagara Falls and other places of interest along their route. The Woods family, who have been running the Burt hotel, left Friday night and failed to leave their future postoffloo address. The Woods family consisted of a "grass widow," one young man and some other children. They lived at one time about Marshall, Minn. The Monitor says they leave a lot of unpaid bills. A now Lutheran congregation was started at Fonton about two weeks ago by Rev. Breclow of Waverly, Bremer county. The meeting was hold in the school house south of Fenton, and F. Mueller and Henry Dreyer, both old settlors, are tho leading members. The Fenlon Reporter says: The officers of the congregation are, deacons, Henry Dreyer and Chas. Widdel; trustees, F. Mnpller, W. Rnohert, and H. Eimers. Tho name of the congregation is the Gorman Evangelical Lutheran St. Johns congregation of Fenton, Kossuth county, Iowa. A proper church will be erected at Fenton this fall. Somo Wesley Notes. WESLEY, Aug. 14.—A goodly number of our Wesley teachers are attending the Institute at AlRona. Rev. J. D. Mason, pastor of the Congregational here, bus accepted a call at Nora Springs. Ho expects to leave here the last of the month. Nothing certain as to who will fill his place here; however, there are several in view. Charles S. Dean of Nora Springs will give a temperance lecture hero Friday evening at the M. E. church. Free to all. Let everybody come out aud hear him. As a temperance leoturer he comes well recommended and all can depend on hearing something good. The new mill will soon be ready to begin business. They will steam it up this week and start tho machinery. Wesley has a mill she can feel proud of; it is built on the latest plans and is sure of being a success. Elder Yetter of Algona was here Monday night and held his fourth quarterly confer- ference. Each department of the church presented their reports. The Ladies' Aid society served light refreshments in the lecture room after tho services wore ovei 1 , Tho Elder was highly elated over tho finances of the church and tho way they have been conducted. All the benevolent claims of the church have been paid in full aud sent in to each department where they belong and tho pastor' salary is all provided for. Rev. Case, who has served the church during tho past year, is to be congratulated for the work dono. Ho has not only proved to be an able speaker but has won the love and respect of the church and the confidence of the entire community, and all are looking to his return another year. Prof. W. H. Brown of Lake City was here Friday calling on his many friends. The Prof, is a welcome visitor to Wesley; tho scholars that attended the school, when ho was here, are highly pleased to see him and to know ho is to be one of tho instructors this week at Algona. Mr. (J. C. Way of Britt was a Wesley caller Monday. •Burt Bacon of Sexton has been urged by some of his friends to announce himself as a candidate for county superintendent. Burt is a hustler and no doubt he will be heard from at tho county convention. Prof. Bowers of Algona was here Friday getting acquainted with some of our leading politicians and looking after his political interests. The Prof, is a fine young man and is putting up a good campaign in this part of the county. About all the farmers that can are threshing their grain. They complain that it is almost impossible to get help. Grain is turning out good and of a good grade. Thos. Presnell will start today for Fargo, N. D., to visit friends. Ho expects to be gone for about two weeks. DEATH OF ANOTHER PIONEER. Mrs. John Devine Dies at 84 Tears of AtC«—A Pioneer of Humboldt AlBO Dead. Mrs. John Devine, who came to Kossuth in 1855, died last week Monday at a hospital in Dubuque of old age. Her sons Frank and Barnet were with her and brought the remains to Livermore, where the funeral was .held Wednesday. Mrs. Devine was born in Ireland and was in her84lh year. Until 11 years ago she was a resident of Kossuth near St. Jo. During her last years she lived in Ltvermore. Seven children were born, six of whom survive. They are: John, living at Junction City, Kansas; James, Barnet, Frank, Mrs. M. Noonan at Bode, Mrs. Kajewski at Emmetsburg and Mrs. John Dunpby, deceased. Mrs. Devine was a good woman. The old settlers will mourn hor departure, and extend their kindliest sympathy to Mr. Devine and the children. Mrs. Jacob Bullion. Mrs. 0, O. Simpson's grandmother passed away Friday, Aug. 4. She was 87 years old and had been since 1868 a resident of Humboldt county. She was highly esteemed by all who knew her, and her funeral brought a large attendance of the old settlers. TEACHERS ARE WITH tJS, Three Hnndred is the Estimated Number by the End of the Week. Dr. A. A. Willets Talked Monday Evening, nnd Jndge BIHson Conies Next Monday. The teachers are in town in force. morning there were 240 enrolled. Supt. Van Erdewyk says he is going to reach the 300 mark during the two weeks. All the instructors are on the grounds, the opening lessons were under full headway at 8 o'clock Monday morning, and now it is like a month old school. Monday evening the opening lecture was given by Dr. A. A. Willets, of "Sunshine" fame, to all the people who could crowd into tho Congregational church. He told in a lively and amusing way of a trip across tho ocean. It was interesting, instructive, and entertaining. The doctor sees the bright things in life and knows how to tell about them. The second lecture of the institute comes next Monday evening. It will be given by Judge Alfred Ellison of Indiana, the poet jurist, snid to be more entertaining than Dowitt Millet or Col. Copeland. He will discuss "Which Way?" and the public is cor- dinlly invited to enjoy the evening. Tho flnal examinations will be conducted next week Friday. The institute lasts two wooks and will close with the examinations. THE CORPS OF INSTRUCTORS. This is essentially a business session. The work is actual school work and is being done with vigor and ability. The corps of instructors includes some of the best known educators in the state. Prof. Spencer has classes in arithmetic and physics, and Miss Harriet Stephens conducts the primary work. P. J. Sessions of Waterloo has geography and didactics, W. H. Brown of Lake City has algebra, nnd grammar, O. H. Marsh of Glen wood has history and economics, nnd S. S. Stoclcwell ol Nora Springs has civics and physiology. All of them are especially able in their respective lines. THE DAY'S PROGRAM. Recitations begin promptly in the morning and run through the'forenoon. In the afternoon the teachers gather in a body at the Congregational church and after general opening exercises hear Miss Stephens in her primary work, and then listen to a general address by one of the instructors. Each will in turn lecture to the whole body of teachers on some special topic. The public will get benefit by visiting these afternoon meetings. THE FKEE METHODIST MEETINGS. Tomorrow Hie IJIg Camp Meeting Will Open— The Church Dedication Sunday. The Free Methodists are putting up their 36x50 foot tent in the Call par! today, and exercises open tomorrow under charge of Elders Newville o Winnebago City and Wilson of Plymouth. A neat fence has been pul around the park, Ben Winlcieis tohaa water to it, Rev. Damon will run an eating tent, the Rutherford barn has been secured for the horses, and every preparation is made for a good reunion Bishop Coleman of Rochester, New York, arrives Friday, and Sunday he will dedicate the new church. The meetings at the tent last until nexl week Wednesday, when conference begins. The meetings close a week from Sunday. _ _ MEETINGS TO OOME. The W. R. C. meets Thursday even ing of this week. Regular meeting of Prudence lodge tomorrow evening. There will be no services at the Irvington Presbyterian church next Sunday. Rev. Ollerenshaw will preach next Sunday at Pleasant Valley, Lone Rock and Union. Union services will probably be hold next Sunday evening at the Congregational church. There will be no services held at the Presbyterian church next Sunday. Sabbath school at the usual hour, and Y. P. S. C. E. at 7 p. m. CHEAP RAILWAY KATES. Excursion tickets to the Greater Ameri can Exposition, to be held at Omaha. Neb., until Oct. 81, 1899, via the Northwestern Hue, will be sold at reduced rates, from certain stations on specified dutes. Poi rates, dates of sale, and limits of tickets apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.— 18t7 . 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, $80, (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 oi individual lines, $31.80. (c) Rate from Algona $88.80, going via one direct line and returning via another direct line. 30t3 EXCOltSION TICKETS TO DBS MOINES, via the Nprthwestern line, will be sold at reduced rates from all stations Aug. 81 and 93, and will be sold from stations within gOO miles Aug. 31 to 34 Inclusive, all tickets to be limited to Aug. 38 inclusive, account of Union Veterans' Union Encampment. Apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.— It _ Excursion to Philadelphia. The G. M. * St. P. railway has arranged for one of the finest excursions during September tbao it has ever pff ered its putypRS. Toe national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic is to be held this year in the historic p}d city of Philadelphia, which, is. one of the njost interesting of al the eastern cities to visit. The rates of both car fare and aleepej? are exceedingly low; the time te at a very pleasant sewn of the year and every thing has been dcme in the way of length of one, choice of route, aud stop over privileges that was. mpiblt to make thin toe trip of the year. East of OljJcago the rpute is by the Pe which te »eeoj4 to laving a double track the entire way, is rock ballasted and free from dust. There are several different routes to choose from n returning ftnd in short the Old Reliable Milwaukee has left nothing undone for the comfort and safety of its patrons, for farther particulars Inquire of the agents of »his road, or see or address Harry B. Shaw of Nora Springs, Iowa, who will have charge of the sleeper arrangements for the trip. __.._____ Algonn Markets. Hogs are up to $4. Cattle bring $4,26 and are scarce. Oats are at 17 cents, barley 25c, and wheat 56c. Considerable grain is moving. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest. Optional payments. H. HoxiE. FOR time loans on real estate apply at Kossuth County State Bank. MONEY to loan at 6 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. NOTICE TO BUILDERS. Sealed proposals will be received by M. P. Weaver, county auditor of Kossuth county, until la o'clock noon of Sept. 5, for the erection and completion of a barn above Its foun datlon, to be located on the countypoor farm la Cresco. Plans and specifications may be seen at Architect T. H. Conner's office now, and at the county auditor's office on and after Aug. 21,1800, The right Is reserved to reject any and all MdB. LEANDER BARTON, gats Committee, W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronin) handles the best 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 tho home. A specialty made of with prices always at the satisfactory point. W. H. REED. 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 be. 1280 doses for 81.35. The cheapest remedy in the world, and the best worm killer. For sale at my home in Algona, Iowa. Manufactured and guaranteed by T. Xj. STJT'l'OiT, 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 throe times its cost. Bicycles Repaired, Bicycles for Sale, Saws filed. Also agent for the Eldredge, Victor, and Andrae Wheels. J. L EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Removed—now next d,oor to Frank Wlnkel's meat market, State street. M. P. HAGGARD. G. F. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.1 Abstracts, Real Estate, AN s^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. One Hundred Dollars Is offered to any person who ' can duplicate the CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHll & WATERHQUSE, LEGAL THE STANDARD TOWNSHIP PJ<AT8 Will It Stand the Test of Fire? That will be the final test. but we wish to assure you in advance that you need have no fears, Our Flue Lining is made wholly of fireclay, 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 its smoothness 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. Chrischtlles, G. 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. 'Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-giade 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. DIN Q LEY, Manager. 0-S-T-E-O-P-A-T-H-Y Ninety per cent, greatly bonefltted and 50 per cent, cured Is Osteopathy's record In chronic cases, and three-fourths of the cases treated Osteopathlcally 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 Osteopathlc Magazine, free. References from all over the state. T. IT 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, Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tlons made promptly, and a .general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INGHAM, President; T. CHBISCHIILEH, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors—Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrlschilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. . ,«. First National Bank of Algona. OAPITALi $50,000 AMBROSE A. CALL President \ WM. K. FERQUSON Cashier D. H. MUTOHINS Vice President \ OSAS. A. PALMER Assistant Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, P. 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. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Goo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS jannterest paid on tlm,e deposits. NOT those concerns w lumber in d out one good ship '" and th,« balanco at «ofe than Who demand cash .. they pay for: ,ve fooliq people all Who sell gwJcs for R OU tht ma ynfa vrtjo qo n ony pne LY, and who C. San>eon. B. F. Crpse SAMSON & GROSE, [Successors to Hay <S Rice,] ABSTRACTS ESTATE U?ANS. FARMS AND W!U> LAMPS FOB 8AIE AND FQJUliHL ' Opera House Block. T ' * IOWA, W. H. LA.OY can Jurnlsh you low prices pn also all kinds of mill stuff, Wood and Coal, Po your weighing on ow otty scales Opposite Hot^l Tennant, » '

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