The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 13, 1899 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 13, 1899
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ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, MftOWE Describes th tfaltfoi-nla. I» Jttifiteesed WltB die Grandeur o MtWintain Aatigeg—Good tos AsrofttESj Cttl., frof. 19.—To th iBditor: It Seems much more than n tnontl ilftCB w£ {mid out- last Visit to THE UPPEI i)fcS MftiNfis dBee but In reality it, is bu little thOre than that. Since then we havi visited. tnftny states and many differen Cities and towus; but among all the place: there has not been one to compare will dew old Iowa. We started from Britt Friday morning a about half past 1 o'clock and when we awakened at Des Moiues among- the faces ou the platform we saw Walter Tellier's The. journey was as uninteresting its possi ble Friday, and Saturday morning did not promise to be much better. The night had been rainy and cloudy. Almost everyone on the ctr except the writer was familiar with mountain scenery. All around mo heard them wondering when the first mountains would be sighted. Mnny of them were mountain born and love tho great peaks even as I lovo the the level prarie. When they learned that I hud never seen a mountain they watched uie with a visible pity in their fiices. We were very near Colorado Springs when the clouds suddenly lifted and glorious Pike's Peak loomed up before us. A fall Of fresh snow the night before crowned the summit ivitb virgin purity. The un-vn- itig sun kissed the surrounding peaks into blushing beauty. TlVe side hills and valleys held a thousand pink and purple tints which are like nothing on earth unless 't bo the "iris on the burnished dove." Tho snowy clouds were rapidly breaking away. Speechless I gazed at it; tiie beauty was so great, so wonderful to me that it hurt mo. To think of having lived a lifetime and never known that such magnificence ex-| istedt I could not have uttered a word during those few minutes for any inducement, and indeed, all that day I felt strangly subdued and quiet. We had a three hours stop-over at Pueblo and almost everyone improved the time by going over the business portion of tho city. The effect of the higher altitude was first noticed here. It is by no means an uu- pleasan sensation at first. There is an inclination to turn around and around. You feel as though you were the monarch of the world. This particular exhilarating effects even the facial expression. The eyes are brighter, the cheeks glow with color. As you go higher you still feel this perculiar happiness but you suffer extreme pain with it. At Salida boys were selling fine Colorado apples. They are a pretty bright red. Have a sort of a sawdusty vegetable taste and are about as palatable as u piece of Chalk. Indeed there is but one variety of apples in the west that is worth tasting, that is the Bell Flower. Florence, a great oil station, is an interesting place. " Here's a steam Irishman," remarked our neighbor across the isle. Perhaps if he had said a steam Dago we would have guessed without looking out that he meant a steam shovel. "And there's a grasshopper," he continued. It is well named a grasshopper. Power for pumping ten, fifteen and even twenty different wells is furnished by one plant. The pumps are great clumsy affairs constructed from heavy timbers, and as they thump up and down at irregular intervals, controlled and directed by the threadlike cables it is more like some hugh un- weildy insect than anything else. The constantly increasing altitude began to tell on the passeners by this time. We were all very quiet while passing through Royal Gorge. The solid wall of rock on either side extends upward hundreds of feet. The Arkansas river sorths and boils and hisses and bubbles and thunders along on one side of the track. About half way through the gorge we were to pass a freight train at a siding called Echo canyon. After . a delay of about half an hour a track walker announced thatthefreighthudbcen wrecked about two miles ahead of us. Soon tho little canyon was filled with merry voices and the solemn peaks caught the happy laughter and flung it back and onward with a thousand different cadences and tones. A black cloud ahead of us drew the attention of someone; but we little thought at that time that it was a dreaded mountain waterspout. About 9 o'clock that evening we . were up to the timber line and in a blinding •now storm. A prairie dog village is a noisy place at this hour and a lew minutes a genuine" grizzly" loomed up against the white snow. The sight was so exciting that, but for the fact, that I secured a desperate grip ou the rear of Will's coat, no doubt he would have succeded in leaping from the car window, Like myriad fire flies appeared the electric lights of Leadviile several hundred feet below us. The altitude at Leadviile is so great that it is impossible to boll potatoes. Water will not boil. Everything is steamed instead of boiled. Tennessee Pass was our highest altitude. The slightest exertion here would bring ou severe nose bleed, or if the person affected had weak lungs, a heminorhage was liable to result. Every bone ached in the body, it seemed a leaden weight was on the chest, but you still feel the same sense of exhiliration as at first despite the pain. By the time we reached Minturn we were fast asleep and never knew that the train was stopped there by the news of the water spout and land slide ahead, until the next morning, and in the quiet of the snow clad mountains we leave TUB Um5uT>EsMoiNBs readers for the present. With regards for all our Algona friends, from both myself and Will, Yours sincerely . GRAHAM SALISBUKY. big manufacturing plant tot his house at Sycamore, 111. He says the past year has beon ft busy one and that he has had all he could do. Dr. and Mrs. Stull started yesterday for Kansas to visit Isaac Frye. Mr. wrote that the ' possum and Sweet potato were both ripe. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ingham visited in Iowa City a week Hg-o, and spent Thanksgiving with Tlios. Ercanbmck at Anamosa. Mr. Erctinbraek and Mrs. Inglmm nre cousins. R. B. Warren came from Minneapolis Monday, Mrs. Warren reiniiin- ing for a short visit. The wedding- of Miss Edna Waterhouse passed of? pleMSfintly. Her hustmnd is general freight contrnctor on one of the big lines, and i? a rising young business man. W. L. Drake, who used to bo in Al- trona years ago, visited Monday with his cousin, S. D. Drake. He was out on a very interesting' mission, no less :,han bringing bis wife homo from Mebraskn, where they were married ast week. Mr. Drake lives in Delorah and has not, railroaded any since 10 left Algona. down by one of our hardware stores imdsawa coal scuttle just as guod marked 15 cents. NEWS OF THE COUNTY. The Fen ton or lelud. iiunery is about coin- im- for JPEBSQNAI, MOVEMENTS, Geo, 0. Call went to Chicago Monday evpn,ing. Gardner Cowlea is expected from Washington Saturday, Goo. Tiss is pulling gas lamps in his lore at, Lu Verne. J. O. RawBon of Lolls Creek has been t Omaha visiting his son. Mrs. Goo. W. Eddy of Wesley i.s in Visconsin for a long visit. Trappers are getting lots of fur uu- nals about Swoa City"already. Young Goo. Angus was out from f!hi- igo for Thanksgiving at homo in Burl. A. Matron of Lolls Creek has ' orled a car of norlhorn whoa.!, seed. F. J. Sliienclers, who edited the Ledyard Leader, has bought tho Kntnrar Klipper. W. Korliu is elected night watch at Wbillemoro. The town seems to need a good one. Robert Wollor has 140 head of pure bred Aberdeen Angus cat I, I o on his farm in Buffalo. Landlord Lewis of Titonka, will move to Algona. He has leased his hotel to Lou Campbell of Brill. Whlttemore is to have a local talent theatrical. Floyd Kel Icy of Springfield, Mo., is training the players. Tho Feriton Reporter says the Brownell shoo stock is the biggest between Des Moines and Minneapolis. Louie NYjwoll anil wife celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary at Fenlon last week and had 200 guests. Geo. E. Boylo went to Chicago last week. The Champion intimates that ho may bringa widow home with him. Ellis MoWhorter'a nine-year-old boy gol a broken arm last week in Portland by having a horse fall that he wa.s riding. Led yard had two fights in one night last week, and no arrests. The Leader says it takes officers as well as ordinances. Editor Ellis is building a handsomo home al Swea City. He ought to be in it this weather, instead of just having the foundation laid. R. S. Grubb has finished up a job of fencing on his place near Lu Verne pulling up CIO rods of lliree wire fence, using 600 posts on the job. Mrs. Prof. Colby was called from Wesley to Chicago last week by the death of a sister. The sister's son is a professor in Chicago university. Herman Ranlzau's shop" at Whitto- more has been burglarized of a lol of cigars. The theives were currying out Herman's favorile theory of dividing up. J, S. Ovons of Swea City, whose children were burned to death a few weeks ago, has taken an oulfit of graders from Swea City to work on the Burlington line at Worthington. . All the secret societies at Lu Verne united in a banquet one night last week. The Woodmen, Odd Fellows, Yeomen, Royal Neighbors, Rebekas and Good Templars were out. Frank Sheels has bought the old Peter Roskoff property south of the track at Sexton and sold half of it to Mrs. Geo. Lister. He builds on his half. And Mrs. Lister has bought the Immerfall property, adjoining her half, which has a residence on, and will move into it. Mr. Immerfall moves to St. Benedict into the store building recently vacated by John Mathjas. tHRher Kdttcntloii. Senator C. J. S. Erickson of Boone, a prominent Scandinavian of the state, said recently in an address he gave at ;i college whose debt he had contributed liberally to pay off: 1 would not presume to deliver a lecture to this audience on higher education, but t desire to say to parents, and especially to those of our nationality, sMcrificc something in order that, your children may ha.vo tho benellls of higher education. Anil to young people I would say, strive in every way to obtain Ibn very best, education that lies in your powe'r during your school years. "l know by experience, what, il means not, to be possessed of on I'ducalion such us our institutions arc so well prepared to give. I have regretted hundreds of times all through my life tha 1 , my own pi.'onlt; did not understand t.lio" value and importance of higher oducnfion. If 1 bad found a friend or some one to urge upon me at, the proper time this groat Mdviintagn, sind be had been the means of arousing in me Uie ambition and resolution to obtain a higher education, he, of all men. would have my cverliisting gralittiflo. In speaking lo people about the advantage of obtaining an er.ltRviUon, one is frequently mel with the reply: "I know ninny men who have received only a common school education who havo been .successful in what they have nndortakon, and havo sittainod to'pln'ceg of great resnonsibility and high honor." We grant this'is trim, but we do not know the extra liim?, labor and brain force expended in carrying out lhosi> undortiikings which would Imvo boon comparatively easy had they scsscil M suitable education in the place. Get a hoi and Innrh Why It's Hi t. gteasp ever put on an iixl d Mtirywliere. Mude IVA TER OR NO PA Y. Great Special We will put on sale for two weeks onr JL * j_ 1 f ^ " ***•«. tire stock of men's, women s and shoes, overshoes, German sox, f lined shoes, leggings, overgaiters at" a;' Artesian wen I liarc the only cable ste:im drilling mnohlii*' uwneu in th" 1 county; sink wells for wator supply fortown*, cities, ami railroads. Spreinl [itt.nnt.ton to farm wall war!?. Estimates mii.le. T employ only expert drillers. Adilt'css A. (•'. Dalley, Algona. town. s, rubbers, copper, liraas. xinp, , lea'.l, bones, and bottlfis. Savi< them up. The Higrliest Market Price. lend, tea Pay pos- first, Briny Hiejii to us at Alf.ona, Jovva, nnrt get cash tor them. Opp. lirown's livery barn HA Jill f LRW18. C. C. Snmaoi). B. F. Croae SAMSON & GROSE, [Successors to Hny A Rice, Throe lours of tho beautiful inland of I'uerlo .Rico are scheduled to loayof 'lii- c.iigoJ'an. 11, Feb. 12 and Marc)) 8. Special Pullman sloopiiijr and dining can- will convey the parly lo Now York, l.h mice, on board t.bospiondid new steamships Ponce and San Juan, through and around the i.-ilaml by rail, iiiilomnbile, narriagu and boat,. Tickets include all oxpensoM ovory- will ln> \\' ThuMC select limited pai'lio. under tho special escort, of Mi 13oyd Townsend under l.lio iniiniun-nnuil, of t.ho American Tourist association, K''iui Camplx'H "-c.neral iiiana;jc:i', ML!.'! Mtirquolli' buildiiiir, Clbicago. Ttinerurios, maps and tickets c:in bo bad on application to tho ay-cuts of l.ho Chicago, Milwiiukei' & St. Paul rail- REAL ESTATE LO FARMS AND WILD LANDS AND FOR RENT. Op«i-M Hou-ie Bloc! AL.GONA., O FOB SALE Our stock of shoes is large, \;< ,«j of the best makes, such as Ui< Pingree & Smith line of meiTs i Richardson line of fine ladies' r ," Bros.' line of boys' and girls" f;l.r- Dodge line of warm lined win to- dies and children. All in net«• c • not tail to look at our lines u»- low prices. Yours for trade. op ! ' >• 1 O W A. H award We :-") „/ the besi; possible eonilui building material, cedar (X i M.- x !<•<>. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, a special ' id train of Pullman Palaco comportment, drawing room, library, observation and dining cars svill ritart from Chicago and going to the Oily of Mexico mid to the other prominent cities of the republic .-mrl back to Chicago again without chango, making the tour of Mexico, complete. The. party will bo sit-idly limited and absolutely first class. Tickets include all expenses everywhere. The tour in under the personal escort. and direction of Mr. RCM.II Campbell, general manager of the American Tourist, association. For maps, books of tho tour, tickets, etc.. call ou agents of Uie Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul R-y.—3fit-l We Are Gulling- Tliero. Emmutsbnrg Tribune: The Wholesale Grocery Supply company of Algona has been flooding tho Palo Alto county poslollicus circulars, in- chiding price list, and order blanks. Algona has an idea Unit pretty soon she will be n. Chicago on a, ainall 'scule. Type Writer Supplies. Buy them al homo. A stock" is carried at THio UPPEK DES MOINICS office, which includes ribbons for both th Remington and the Smith-Premier carbon paper, type writer oil, stenog raphers' note books in 5 and lOc kinds elc. Prices are as low as you pay t outsiders. Other things being equa why not buy al home? Abstr Real -icts, Estate. Elections, A I., G ON' A, IOWA, f' t« • f, t, CLARKE. OH! t Is.ilM M il li I'D l ! ,\ u i si II C'<i!l«filoii at, nt AM 1 AT l,<\\\'. i, 1,0 i LI- K. P Sjf LA W. Colk-< LOANH Hoj.-. i i) LAN'*. Olllco o\ c i r ill>i u ' < ll}. 1 1 f)Ul I A T 'J' O n N If A &-* OHU;< In Ho- n Pi i >i tN MEN'S overalls worth 50 cents now for29 cents during the groat sale of the Star Clothing and shoe company. Edith Bowyar went to Ft. last week for a visit, C. A, Tellier is now at Fonda and fe still wjtb the Milwaukee surveyors. Prof, and Mrs. Spencer spent Thanksgiving with his sister, Mrs. McAllister in Spencer, Mies Amy Hedrlok left for the south yesterday, She will be gone till after the, Jjpltdays. 0, 0, Samson's brother-in-law of , S. P., was an Algona Monday. A.ipofljg M 6 Algpna, teacher^ Miss ' Gage speflt Tbank^jy^jg jp J)es es ajid Miss Tuwj- in Spender, A- Tovrle, principal pf the Hura vjsited IR A 0ay jn B, flurry Dodge and Hejen Podge, House and Lots for Sale. I will sell my house and eleven acres of ground in the south part of town, and all my personal property. Call at Dingley & 'Cook's office: 31 E. R. COOK, aj Mtsj Parole Rloe is Jwpe J««» Buf falo, Center, where, §hf has been £n<J0o. pUSee, Mp. J, ' knee pants worth 40 cents for 18 cents at Star Clothing and Shoe Company. _ _ . EXCURSION tickets to Cedsi- Rapids, via the Northwestern line, will be sold at reduced rates from all stations in Iowa, Deo. 12 and 13, limited to Dec. 14, on account of meeting Nobles of Myetlo Shrine. Apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern rail way. —It MAKES fal, blood, and muscle more rapidly thap any known remedy. It's food for the blood, brain, and nerves. That's what Bpokv Mountain Tea does. R, EC. Miller. IF p,trong the pf the ipother, tb,e son will £}ve laws to the }a»d. All nia ta^e ^ooky Mountain lifeftnfl BRAVE EXPLORERS. Like Slanley and Livingstone, found i harder to overcome malaria, fever and ague, and typhoid disease germs limn suv age cannibles; but thousands have discov erod that Electric Bitters is a wonderfu euro for all malarial diseases. If you have chills with fever, aches in back of neck am head, and tired, and worn out feeling, trial will convince you of its merit. W A Null of Webb, 111., writes: "My children suffered for more than a year with chills and fever; then two bottles of Electric Bit- tors cured them." Only 50 cents. Try them. Guaranteed. Sold by E. H, Miller, druggist. ... . ' EDITOR SEES WONDERS. Editor W. V. Barry of Lexington, Tenn., in exploring Mammoth cave, contracted a severe case of piles. His quick cure through using Buclilon's Arnica Salve convinced him It is another world's wonder. Cures piles, Injuries, inflammation and all bodily eruptions. Only S5 cents at R. H, Miller. Qt»e Pf .at ; a He fgftw -rjfft'jMf ^Mttyftifejtof fps t'fi J i £'C> i ^%^•*" "-' ~?A\ ^. fj,*' SIX FRIGHTFUL FAILURES. Six terrible failures of six different doctors nearly sent Win. H. Mullen of Lockland, O,, to an early grave. All said he had a fatal lung trouble and that he must soon die. But he was urged to try Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption. After taking five bottles he was entirely cured. It is positively guaranteed to cure all diseases of throat* chest and lungs, including coughs, colds, la grippe, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, hay fever, croup, whopping cough. 60o and 81.00. Trial bottles free at R. B. Miller's drug store, MADE YOUNG AGAIN. "One of Dr. King's New Life Pills each Blight for two weeks has put me la ray teens' again" wr^es P. H. Turner of )emppeytown,Pa.,. They>re the beet in toe world for liver, stomach and bowels. Only Ma?o« Qity Brick makes the best ftp «owl trauta, -it BeWlowmawbin if uouim r " ---•'• ' „ ,4tb'f g; *K«4l$PM at ^A^&i prtoeg, ATT OS E Y AT LA W, Algona, low;< QT eiiipliinip No ac >. 3. C. HAY1IONP. Raymond. ATT Oil N E rs Offlco over Durdall'a store, E. 0. IUTMOND * Raymond, s AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. i/i-i }j pi (Mafi'i".'f)r id John (Jruniui the bc'sl to be had in lliu way of up- to-date, fino Tnii FREDERICK M. CURTJSS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Ofllce over Kossut-h County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. B. F. REED. 'ATTORNEY AT LAW, Offlqe: South rooms over DurdaU's store, Algona, Iowa. T. P. Harrington. j. f. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON, ATTORNEYS AT LA W, Office over Geo 0. Gall's. Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic, PHYSICIAN AND 8URQEON. Oftlce in the Boston Block; residence on north Thorlngton street. H. C. McCOY, M, PHYSICIAN AND 8URQEON, Office at residence, MoGregpr atroe besides everything that can be desired In plain and ornamental Picture Frames, Mouldings and gopds that are. required for beautifying and omamejatiug the home, specialty made of Bl5i?iV'-^i,.,. A tvus<4 Bairii3yin«? tho rabillty of all othw tiwos any of them. 'A'he moat made. IB fovevor Made on pies— no cuiaqargotoe the body., out the slightest not take'ohfr-lialf fib tho ritpture that the 014 It is absolutely the hernia with e refunded. ' . With prices alwayp PHY8IGUN 4ND Office au4 resWeftpe over Taylor's. I mini LIMWMWpwuiqm PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. • A•'"»:*', ?

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