The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 20, 1899 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1899, VOL, XXXTV-NO. 27. keep prominently in mind the fact that we have on hand a fine stock of groceries of al kinds. Fruits of every description in their season. What you can't find here no one keeps. Give us your order and we will see to it that you get just what you order and no substitution. Prompt delivery. Langdon & Hudson. Ladies' Shirt Waists And Wrappers. One lot of wrappers worth 750 for $ .45 One lot of wrappers worth $i to $i. 25.. .75 One lot of wrappers worth 1.50 for 1.00 SHIRT WAISTS worth from 50 cent to 1.75— *1C any of them for *•'*•' Geo. L. Galbraith. New Fall and Winter Goods Arriving every day at NEW I)ress G-oods, Silks and Velvets, I Outing Flannels, Prints, Blankets, Quilts, Gloves, Handkerchiefs, I Fur Collarettes, Waists, ' Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shoes, Trunks, Valises, Groceries. Free to Any School Boy or Girl: We will give FREE with each pair of School Shoes one pair of good heavy stockings or a 2OO-page tablet and lead pencil. A. GILMOVK, President, i 0. S. SUTOHJKS, Vice iM, SOSENOK, Secretary, '. W. W4DSWQRTH, treasurer. DIRECTORS: JAS. NOLAN, B. W. DRBYER, OSA8, WOOSTEB, S. STBVSSY, J. 0. KAIN, J. B. STAGY, The Farmers' Milling Go, ** AND OPERATORS OF ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. Can furnish the trade with choice flour (rom selected wheat; also bran, aborts, and ground. eel in iota .to suit purchasers. This is a farmers' company and solicits the farmers' lousiness. A Bald Spot Isn't beautiful no matter how you look at it, and oftentimes it is as unnecessary as it is unlovely. Miller's Hair Tonic is prepared especially for this purpose. It keeps the hair in a smooth, glossy, healthy condition, stimulates the roots, prevents dandruff and Itching, and holds as bay as well as cures dandruff. PRICE, 60c. R,H, MILLER,* The Druggist, OOOOOCXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXKXXXX) - If a man is in love that's his business; if & girl is in love that's her business; but if they aroengttged to be married it's OUR BUSINESS to sell the engagement ring and make the bride n present. Dingley & Pugh, Sign of the Big Watch. It's All New That Millinery stock at Matson & McCall's—no old stuff left over from last year—and of course it must be of the latest patterns. Our Trimmed Hats are very pretty this season, and we can suit the tastes of the most fastidious in the millinery Hue. You Should See our stock before buying. We can ielp you out if you are undecided, and the price will be right, as it always is. Matson & McCall. B. H. SPENCER, Real Estate, Has some choice bargains In improved and unimproved lands In Kossuth county and elsewhere. Oome and look over my list. Siooxxx 1± Bostosa. Bloclc, XO-W.A.. II. F. HAGGARD. G. f. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smlth.l Abstracts, Real Collections, , IOWA, WYS A STOVE ce paid for good wheat. We can and Will do as well by you as. any mill }u ew company f trial. . * A NOTE FROM DR, BARR, He Write8 of Matters of Special later" eat About Oregon. Something About the Hop Industry —fi-ult Oop Short, But There Will Be Enough. PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 14, 1899.— To the Editor: Thinking that a few lines from a faraway country might not be unwelcome, I will write that my UPPER DBS MOINES be sent to me here, and write also, perhaps, a bit of news. I will any flrst the weather is flne, for so many seem to think it ruins here most of the time. It has ruined perhaps more this summer than usual, yet the web has not precuptibly grown between my toes. The harvest promised well, but In the midst of harvest we had several days rain, and as few stack grain— or when thrushud have a bin or place to put it in—but simply shock the grain, often in a loose careless way, and leave the grain sacked In great piles in the fields, the lattur especially in eastern Oregon, great fears entertained about the grain being hurt. However, the grain has been little hurt. Then the hop yards were supposed to be ruined. Wo learn mold shows a little in some yards, but really the rains have done the yards good in some localities, and just draw hundreds of people from our city, and some of the idjacent villages are nearly dopopu- ated. The occupants, whole families, foing and now in the hop yards piok- ng hops. They take tents and camp out, have a good outing and at the same time make fair wages. An ordinary picker will average three boxes a it 40 cents a box. Some pick eight joxes readily per day, a box holding nine bushels. It is lively work but .hey have flne jolly times at It. The u>p business Is a large one in the Wlllammette Valley. Then the teazel larvest has been on for the past four weeks , but this is a small Industry yet t employs many hands. It is grown and cultivated like corn in row. The second year is harvested. The teazels ire a pear shaped looking bur, full of look like prickers and are used In wol- "en mills for fulling cloth. Many •alsed In this valley are sent to New York from there all over the country and to England. We have an under crop of all fruits this ye*ar. This rare- y happens. Oregon fruit Is usually ibundant, but spring conditions were >ad. However there will be a great )lenty for home use, not much for ship- nent. Large shipments of grain, meat, lour, feed, paper, machinery, etc., are sent to the Orient from here, the largest sea-going vessels coming to Port- and harbor and discharging great mi-goes and reloading and returning. On almost every vessel from the Orient are Japs and Chinese who pass a rigid examination before landing, and some are not permitted to land. Then the Alaska steamers bring some curious hings and leave for our inspection. Such as "Totem Poles," Alaskan dogs, etc. So that our city and its harbor are continual sources of interest to the student and curious. Our climate Is Ine, yet an overcoat feels good and um- >rellas in winter are indispensable. ! would not want to return to Iowa to ive, but after all ray observation on this coast, I am ready to say, that if a man has health strength and not be- >ond 40 years of age and digging for a Iving, I would say stay in Iowa. I believe that a young man's chances are >etter there than here now, If a man las means enough to live, or nearly so vithout hard digging, a fair compe- ;ence, and wants to live as easy and as ong as he can, then I say come to the coast. A man can live as cheap here as .hero, and has less to resist in climate n the way of extremes. I am satisfied. Our latch string is out for Algonlans md there might be a bit of Chinook almon In the pot, sturgeon orhalibutt, ried Razor olams are not bad, and clam chowder Is always good. Yours, ' JAMES BARR. Public Sale. I will sell at public auction at my arm, four miles east of Algona, on Friday, Sept. 29, 1899, commencing at o'clock p. m., the following property: Nineteen head of cattle: four milk sows, four steers 2 years old, two year- ing steers, one bull two years old, two leifers 2 years old, two yearling heifers, and four spring calves; also one mare 5 years old, 80 pigs, and a lot of arm machinery. Terms: All sums under $10, cash; over that amount one rear's time at 7 percent, with approved lecurity. G,. A. PAUL. D. A. Haggard, Auctioneer. THE Pratt Food company of Philadelphia offers special premiums for the best displays of wheat, corn, potatoes, sabbage, apples, grapes, canned fruit, ellies, bread, layer cake, crazy quilt, ind hand-embroidered apron, displays to be made at the county fair. The >remiums will be distributed by W. J. >ammond, agent for the Pratt stock and poultry food, and he will give de- iailed information to all who wish it. Harness goods and repairing at right prices. Opp. Tennant bouse. LADIES will do well to use Oressler'e Fragrant Bajtn and keep, the chaps away. Sold by Miller, the druggist. Dolliver is Popular* Frank W. Bioknell's correspondence; ?or several years past Dolliver has jeen the speaker most called for, and he has been the most acoomodating of all the big guns ID the state. PolUver always goes where the state committee asks hint to gp. The jump is never to ,pog, the trait* tpo plow the rpa.d $p d.u.jty, He never Updft fauj|;. H,e aoWier for fee |SM« bow Is ofee, night and expenses down In Ohio or New York or Indiana,others of the first calibre lowans would spend a tew weeks in the east. Now Dolliver has not been doing much of that in late years. He has been making hay right at home, talking to just as many Iowa people and learning their names and kissing their babies as he could. And that's why, in any county in the state, there are a lot of republicans thai would like to see the time come when they can do Dolliver a turn. He has been making friends with a diligence that suggests that some day he is likely to make trouble in a senatorial contest. THE BUFFALO BILL SHOW, Comes Tomorrow-Some of the features of the Entertainment. The men, volunteers and regulars, who went up the hills at Santiago with Gens. Wyckoff, Lawton, Worth, Egbert, and Col. "Teddy" Roosevelt are dear to the hearts of the American people—of all the people, irrespective of politics or creed, and of some of One of Buffalo Bill's bucking bronchos. these the public will have a sight tomorrow, and a chance for recognition during Col. Cody's visit here. As Mr. Marshall says, "Tom Tsbel saw a Spaniard and cheerfully killed him, an example which wasfollowedby more than one of his comrades. Before seven shots were fired Capt. Capron was killed, probably within five minutes." Others who will appear in this historic drama' areSergt. Jerald A. Webb, Walter A. Cook, and many well-known participants in the fight which they so graphically reproduce. The accompanying illustrations are A feature of Buffalo Bill's Wild West. }f the Roosevelt Rough Riders and Uncle Sam's regular cavalrymen, men at home in the saddle—types of that rugged manhood that fills the ranks, and now known as "the men behind the guns and rifles," WHEN it comes to watch work we are strictly in it. My jeweler, Mr. J. B, Seavey, has worked seven years in the best watch factory in the United States and is capable of turning out promptly any work in his line. Bring in your watch and have it regulated free of charge, R. H, Miller, the druggist. GEO. C. CALL states that it will depend largely upon the weather as to where the auction of the town property will take place, and that it may be sold 'rom his office, in which case thosecon- ;emplatlng buying should call for his .ists and examine the property before ;he date of sale.—It The Entertainment Course. Tickets for the Algona entertainment course for the season of 1899-1900 may now be secured. The flrst attriic- iori is the Max Bendix Concert com puny, Oct. 28. Max Bendix was the famous conductor of the Thomas orchestra during the latter part of the World's Fair at Chicago. The next is Gen. John B. Gordon, the ex-Confederate leader, ex-U. S, senator, and ex- governor of Georgia. He lectures on r * The Last Days of the Confederacy" Nov. 6.. Dr. S, P, Hensen, the noted orator and wit who is pastor of the First Baptist church in Chicago, leo tures on " Backbone" Deo. li The Kentucky orator, Col. Geo. W, Bain, comes Feb, § and, will glye "Trftita ,of Human Character." Son, sted, 'editor of the Cincinnati Comm.er* o}aj, pjpae? tbe course Fe.b,, THE COUNTY FAIR IS OK, Bearing Today with Prospects for a Great Racing Program. A Lot of 2s2O Horses on the Grounds —Exhibits Being Placed—Fait Will Be a Success. The county fair opens today with the beat prospects for a flne racing and amusement program in years. There are 12 pacing borses on the track, many of which can beat 2:20, and it is expected that in the free-for-all Friday 2:17 will be beaten. There are 10 running horses, some of them mile horses with the best records in the west. Every race advertised is filled, which Is unusual for a county fair racing program. This afternoon the 2:20 pacing race comes off with Axineer, Mable Wood, Patsy N, Commodore Dewey, and Colorado Prince to start. The three- fourths mile and repeat run also cornea off this afternoon with five starters. Tomorrow morning the 2:80 pacing and one-half mile and repeat run, each with five starters, will come on. It is not yet known whether Buffalo Bill will parade on the grounds or not, as he said he would decide when he arrived. In any event the sports will be over in time to attend his show at 2 o'clock. Friday the free-for-all pace, with Axineer, Olive A, Nicholas J, and Jeska B. to start, will be the race of the season. The mile and repeat run will also be exciting. The Kennedy Bros.' wild west exhibitions will be given each day, a lot of local races are on the program, the Algona regimental band will give concerts, the usual fair attractions will abound, and a flne exhibit of stock and produce will interest the visitors. Everybody should go to the fair. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Miss Crete Goddard is visiting her Algona friends. Mrs. Carm Davenport returned Saturday from her visit of some weeks at Eldora. Charles P. Munger of Cedar Rapids is spending a couple of weeks with S. D. Drake. F. M. Curtlss went to Des Molnes Monday to look up some authorities in the state law library. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. C. Call went to St. Paul Thursday to get electric light fixtures for their home. Dr. Keneflek's sister is visiting him. His brother J. P. is also here with the doctor's horse, Axlneer. G. D. Rowe was down from Blue Earth yesterday. He says the new laundry has all it can do. Gao. Boylson, of Reed's furniture store, was called to Waverly Saturday by the Illness of his mother. Miss Mabel Carr is clerking for Chrisohilles & Herbst. Miss Carr has had previous experience in the dry ~oods business. Jas. Taylor Is in Chicago for hia health, He has been in Janesville for a week or more, and will come home iofore long. His health is not good this fall. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Rannoy are en- |oylng a visit this week from his moth- 3r, Mrs. Philo Ranney, and Mrs. Dell Ranney Muzzy of Waterloo, Wis. Also expect friends from Ruthven, Iowa, and Albert Lee, Minn. H. E. Rlst, M. P. Hagerard, C. O. Samson and W. P. Jones have been planning a trip into Montana for the ast of the month. They may not all jet away. Mr. Rist talks of going on ;o the coast before returning. MEETINGS TO OOME. Rev, Stiles arrives from Chicago this evening and will preach Sunday, in the morning, "God's Builders;" evening. " The Lamp of God." , A. C. Damon will be home for Sunday and will hold services at the 3Yee Methodist church at 11a.m.; Sunday school at 12. At the Congregationat church, Sunday: Morning service at 11 a. m.; ;hemeof the sermon, Samson's Seven Looks. Evening service at 7:30 p. TO.; address by Mr. Horace Mann on Social Problems in the Light of Christ's Religion. Sunday school at 10 a. m.; Y. P. S. C. E. at 6;30 p. m. LOST— Oil tank for bicycle lamp, Leave at this office. I WILL take pleasure in showing the property to be sold Oct. 6. A team always at hand.-t2 GEO. C. MATSQN & MOCALL want to see the ladles at their millinery store, Their new stocK includes all the beauties of the season. _ _ MARRIAGE is not a failure In towns where Garland stoves are used.—26ta OUR new dws goods have begun to arrive. Call and see them. G. L. GALBRAITB. A. D. CLARKE & Co, loan money at 5 per cent., with optional pay meets terest $p Jaa,n. qt 6 per cent, Interef & QptlatttU payments, H. _ Dej ' jln. . a,nj eJittpjj

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