The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on December 5, 1894 · Page 1
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VOL xxtv. ALGONA, KOSHllTIl COUNTY, IOWA, WttttNESbAY. DECEMBER 5, 1894. - -""•--Tin- -"- .&JH-limn--^'• - " ..if-T^-rji;V MuJr. fr* NO. 10. Get Your Buckwheat Flour and * Maple Syrup HistoricalDepartmtrt; Fine $•/ , Ha, v-e It. Don-t^ail to examine it; everything in the latest designs Call and we .will shoyr you something that is sure to please. We alejo call ! your attention to APPLES—another carload of those fine Michigan apples just in. Now is the time to buy. i'j" ,, -««(3«*rter'8 Old Stand,' 4rW and Blizzards! ?>f, <,''•".' • U^, < I/)ok out for them and prepare -for thein by buying your " - . xv Warm ^ " '^-mivn^.— T-—- — Warm Lined Rubber^, Arctics, Etc,, Warm Warm Boots, W,arm Mittens, Fe]t Boots, German Ig^y^fop^s, Leggins'aM Over Gaiter^' ^ :/ • • AIM, Cash Shoe House, Algona, la. FIRM! '^ -IJvi i^. s i*SK/?:|vi ^»J ^ - /•''If^JFSW''''^ "*' ^' vv/' ••M.'i^v/ii'i; ,„ -r Peterso^ KILLED BV RED MEN- Philip Hcfley, ot Etnmetsburg, Killed by Indians in New Mexico. The Emmelsburg t)emocrat of the 28fch ult. says that Monday morning \Vm. iiefley, of this city, received a letter from his brother Jdhn, who resides in Hew Mexico, stating that their brother Phil, had been shot and killed by the Indians near a small town in northern Mexico. The circumstances of the occurrence are not given. When John wrote tne letter he had just heard of his brother's death and was about to start for the place where the shooting took place. The deceased left this city seven or eight years ago and never returned. He Was.a.rather daring young man and possibly got into some difficulty with those Who took his life. This is sad news to his mother and brothers. QOV., LARRABgg'S ' JN VESTMENT, His Soo Acreo of Land in KosfltUh CdUhty Mnv« InCfeSlSed in Yftlue 506' Pftr Cent. In Eight Years— Yet Hhcy Are not for Salov ' The Iowa Homestead lias the following to say in regard to Gm. Larr-abee'a land investments ia this ooUDty which is entirely accurate, and whieiiy though not by any means news to land 1 aieii in Kossuth, makes good reading: t^uite frequHutiy in the past year tfte Homestead nas had occasion to impress upon the minds or its readers the value that should uow be .placed' upon all good larm lauds, ulaimmg that the time will soon come when tuey will be at mpre,orlesso£ a premium. As an instance of tlie rise in tne value oi good Iowa lauds, we wish to'say that somfe eight years ago Ex-Woveruor LarraUee, uiuun against thu advice of hi« friends, purchased 8,000 acres of laud iu uortn- western Iowa, paying tlierelor four dollars i>er acre. iJecause people were «low then to comprehend the. wisdom of his.puuihase, it is no sign that he did not use good judgment, and did uot know what he was uoiug, lor it is now reported that he has refused', to sell this prairie land foi twenty dollars- per acre 'even, and thiuks the time is now- near at hand \vheii it will sell for .even bujjipe tuis sum. iu this he is, no, doqbj;v]acl;ing.the part,6f wisdom, and> -exei;tiiig;the use ot.,itis fai'sw^iug- mind; for it <iaa wel] established fact-tliac laud, ju^ftolrWfefferlii.-io^;- Wifh v1 'its 'peculiar aillJiyl^l cnamcter,',i f s of- the richest autTt/uVlifast suuject to droii'th of any in the state and iu case of this contingency ft ija most like' to raise corn': "ITor corn roots, if seed is giveufc fair chance "to Bprdut'first, will penetrate this - al-, luytal soil better than -any other and will go down five feet if nec"«jssary , in 'dr.der, to strike moisture. Years agb it !was considered too wet, but how, as ,th,e state' has become populated, and, the farms'tiled to a. considerable extent, there is not so, much complaint as there used to be in this respect. - Within the past few months'no small number of farmers from Illinois and otner., states have sold their farms for $75 "per acre, and upwards. They have done thifffor the purpose ongoing into northwestern Iowa and purchasing tuis alluvial land at a less figure, and of a good deai .better quality than that which they 'sold. These farmery are possessed of good mental and physical ability, and are imbued with an independence and self-denittlj whjch, with their ready money, wHl insure success in their:ayocation, and when they shall 'h'aye taken possession of -these- newly Acquired lands, and improved them as only the thrifty and intelligent farmer will, the change in this, particular portion of the sfa^e will be marked, and farms wUl-ga up in price at a rapid stride,, . office he accidentily or otlierwise shoved tlie broom under the stove when it fell down with a rush, shilling the live coals over the floor ; but John tflis equal to thetemergeney, for he soon had the stove Ithd coals outside. This should be a warning for people not to be so particular in sweeping. ACCIDENT, AT GERMAN! A, Tribuqe ; A," sad accident occurred at Germania .last Tuesday morniog at about 8 o'clock, in w.nich Hawy U«ndy ? of Iow» ^alls, a brakeman on the ujgUt fr^'got, was serjpwa' Jy, perhaps fatally, injured. Ibe train WHS standing in tfce yard 'at @ermaHi», and the U'»in mep were , 4oifig soine awJtQbing 1 . • A car b»d been given a tv fejck !! by tbe engine for soine purppge Harry was walking- or runui center of (lie tva?k directly.in bfifiiiyi, A misstep caus^ fs)l and before Ue eouja either Jus feet or rpjl outside the tr B-Wm, ,Two wheels * pulsed oyer the teo«e. aw} Jbe Qfc? pushing the bQpes ana man \m th.e flesh to a-bonM manner, >hte ; up. by ; With aH ppsaible, rickets wUlbeagldby, .''^jjamtlojifti tojg^ Sjxwwtjen hwa i& 0E«agq,iaflu&ry-.7 t th,f» u Sfek«p»^«*fc^e' »M AND AL WARD LOOSE. Wesley licporter : The devil was let loose in Wesley last night: The trouble was of a family character. Al Ward, wiio some time agn run a harness shop here and afterward got to be -a horse ]0cket, and later developed into '8 Lip' podrope vider, came home Wednesday night- ttom Mason City with blood Hi his eye and thunder in his mouth out. All yesterday trouble was brewing iu the Wxrd domicile, and about 10 o'clock lust night Ward's bottled wrath burst forth like a little volcano. His mother-in-law uho had arrived* the previous evening to spend Thanksgiving with her daughter became so alarmed at Ward's threats and abusive language that she rushed out and sought shelter in the home of G. W. Eddy. Marshal Cosgroye was notified and to.nnd the cowardly-cur hiding in some bashes, but not having a warrant he did not arrest him. The Marshal then had Justice Obed Robinson issue a warrant, but on his return the culprit could not be found. HowdVer he was seen going south on horseback this morning and at the command of the Marshal he refused to halt, whereupon three shots were fired at him, but without effect. If this will permanently rid the town of Al Ward it will be several points gained, for had he been arrested he would more than likely have had to board at the county's expense for a month or more. Good riddance to bad rubbish. t SOME EXPLANATIONS. I^oi-pst City Summit: L. L. Colby was ip Ft. Dodge last week making some |xplanations to the Federal court in regard to the alleged illegal dispensation,;of liquid merchandise. When will Colby learn that it is better to be good than to be great. COW FOR SALE. T-nqi]|re at REPUBLICAN office. 2w LOW EXCURSION RATES. TOUJflBT BATES ON THK NOBTH- •WESTERN LINE. i-WestW'n Line is now selllpg —~ „ «.okete at greatly, reduced rates: •$o the*ealth an«fcpleas,uretesort8 of California, TTJorfd a, TexaS, Mexico, New Mexico, Loulsianaj'MIsslssippi, Georgia.South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabamav.-'.For tickets and full information apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern Railway. LOW KATE .EXCURSIONS TO .THE WEST. On December 4 and 18,1894, Ilie- North- Western Llne'will sell Home-Seekers' Excursion tickets .from stations in Illinois and Iowa to points In .Nebraska, Wyoming and the Black Hills 1 district of S. Dak. at very low rates for the round trip; tickets good far return passage 'at any time within twenty days from date of sale. For tickets and'detailed information apply to -Agents Chicago & North-Western R'y, ONLY 10.00 TO CAMFOBNIA. . •••Commencing Tuesday, Nov. 13th, and each Tuesday thereafter during the winter season.-the B. C. R. N. R'y will run a Phillips Tourist Sleeper to California and western points, Thjs sleeper -will be attached to train No. 3, which leaves Albert Lea 3 p. m., dally, except Sunday, and will run via the main line, stopping at all points between Albert Lea and Columbus Junction, -From Columbus'Junction the route Is via C,, R. I. & P. R'y to Kansas City and Ft. Worth, Texas. From this point the Texas & Pacific R'y will take the car to El Paso, where it will be delivered to the Southern Pacific for Los Angeles and San- Francisco, arriving at Los Angeles 7 p. m,, the following Saturday, This is the be.it Winter Route, owing to the low altitude and delightful southern climate, No snow or severe cold weather. The rate per berth on this car to^Lbs Angelos or San Francisco is only 16 from points Albert Lea to Cedar Rapids, and |5,50 from points south of and including Cedar Rapids,- The sleeper is fully equipped with bedding, carpels, tables, etc,, and has upholstered seats, A colored porter accompanies each car for the purpose of making up berths, keeping the car clean, etc,, and a soectal' manager- goes through with Qach ear and has personal charge of the party, * Second class ticket? are accepted JM this car. If you are'conJemDW* Ing a'trlp to California; adiJress'the under-. s gned/pi' folders giving full particulars of this system of travel which combines cheapness, comfort, safety and speed. • J, MOBTQN, G, T, & P. A,, Cedar Rapids; la, flJATES Tq , _ OB account .QftbQ anuuivl mee$ng pf the Iowa s,$ate Teachers' Associawn, at 'Bes inbef mb to 88th, th,e North* , will sejl tiofcete jtf redded 0r fall ' Now is the time to look for "" ' '""""""""HH'HIIIMMIIMIMIMIIIIIIIIIIIMIIMMIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII CHRISTMAS GOODS and the place to look is A. D. McGregor's Furniture Store. He -has a fine assortment of Ladies and Grant's Hookers, Dining Chairs, Tables, Writing Desks, Carpet Sweepers, etc. Call and look our Stock over and get prices before buying your Christmas presents. * * * A, D. McGregor, Go to the New Firm. PATTERSON & SON, Where you will find a complete Jine of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Groctey, GLASSWARE, ETC, c \ We have-on hand a Jiue Hue of Canned and JDrietf Uruit; a complete line of fresh Crackers. We warrant every sack of our Flour. , We will always, pay^ the . highest market price for Butter-and Bggs, and^watild /'kindly ask a share of your.pa&ottfp^H^ w fli do our best to please you. . AT YOUR OWN PRICE. is rented to P. L, Slagle and we have Business and close out our entire stock of ."•* "Dry Goods, ClotMng and Furnishing , - . -AT PRICES TO MAKJ3 YOV ALL BUY. JUST THINK! .Dress : Goods at one-third former Price Flannels at less than Cost. Gloves at,38 1-3 per centreduption,, < Cl.othing, cheaper than ever before, StSlPKemejnber we will not 'be-bore jp^g , goods will not' last long at the prices we jiaw.,i Yom^s for *eal bargains just JWR WBJJKB THE FIRST i" v / * .,''-."-'*' *• "* WL'-a? '^ ri i"*^Wf ,,:.V gAtoMSil ^^m^Sl^ ^" ^>*' ! 5>'^^\v' < ^^'^^^^ vtv 1 'iV^ "^ . 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