The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on January 15, 1896 · Page 1
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" ' '^." 1 '^ ' VOL 2tXV, ALGOKA, KOSSUTH OOtftlTY, tQ^A, WEt>KESt)AY. JANUAllt 15, 1896. We're Coin to Move GRAND ARMT MAN AT REST* G, W, Eddy, of Wesley, Dies Thursday, After a Lohg Illness, TO THE CLARKE BUILDING, OPPOSITE THE POSTOFPIOE. WE'LL BE THERE JANUARY TWENTIETH, BUT MEANWHILE WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS, AT THE Opera House Grocery, •"Where Shall We Boy Our Shoes Might?" AT BROWNELL'S IN THE BOSTON BLOCK. He is Buried Saturday in the Soldief's Quarter of the Algona Cemetery.—* Death of David Dutton. c" }'<& • K fc A X s * Hard times will soon be over, Still this country has its Grover; So have I, in my revier. Shoes in countless numbers here. Good shoes for the short and tall, Fine shoes for the large and small,' Neat shoes for the little one, Nice shoes for the honeymoon. Mountains high, or bubbling low, Like waters flow our shoes-must go Before the clays of winter's cold, At prices which astonish you; So low as no one ever knew. We know we have good shoes for thee Come to our store yourself and.see. Brownell, The Shoe Mg.n. For Kindling, ' > -^ I have a few STORIVI SASH left and this is a good time to put them on; Get my prices and yoii will surely buy. ^ F. S. NORTON. Geo. W. Eddy, for many years one of Wesley's most prominent citizens, died of consumption at his home last-Thurs* day morning, alter an illness of sever 1 al mpnths. It had been well settled for some time that Mr. Eddy's .illness was one from, which.he could not re* Cover, so that the community Was pre* pared for the result. Mr. Eddyte sickness dated from September 16th last, the day on which he intended to leave for Louisville to attend the national encampment of the .Grand Army, as a representative of the Iowa encampment. At one time he had hopes ' of recovery, but only for a short time. The funeral was on Saturday, and waa largely attended by G. A. B. men and> neighbors and friends. Jas. 0. Taylor Post, of Algona, of which he,' waS' l a member, had.cha'rpre, and Bev. A. L,.' Tryon and Bev. 0. E. Plummer participated. The. remains were broughtjx) Algona for interment in the soldier-'s lot,- and military honors were paid ,'at the grave. I ' ^ Geo. W. liddy was born in Jefferson.' county, N. Y., April 16,1841. He re* ceived a good common school- educa? tion and worked on the .farm. He en 4 , listed in 1861 in Company I, 35th vol- v unteer infantry. He served two'years', after which he was discharged at' Washington. He re-enlisted Jan. '4 S 1864, in Company F, 18tb, N. Y. caval 1 .' ry and served until May, 1866, when he; returned to bis Jefferson county home'. In 1871 he moved to Orleans county",' where he married Florence E. Spragiie> who with-a young son survives him? Mr. and Mrs. Eddy came to Iowa in 1873 a.n<M"ettled on a homestead in. Irving^ tpfl township. Later he hoinesteaded. '& soldiers' additional 80 acres, but soon- disposed of it. In 1876-he bought a- fai'm in Hancock county and lived ; on" it a couple of years, •' when '• lie-^mpved. into Wesley village, which^was there-' after his home., He engaged in the livery and the hay business. He was postmaster four years under Harrison, and conducted a mercantile business. Since being displaced in tbe postoffice he has with his wife been engaged in the photograph business. Mr. Eddy •^ r as a very active man and was prominent in all local enterprises and politics. His popularity and strength with his neighbors was shown by his frequent elections to local offices for which Jie was put forward. He was much attached to the G. A. B- organization and reached the rankjof national representative in that distinguished patriotic order. His last thought was of his duties as a member^and in the delirium of bis last right on earth his soldier/companions were plead with that he might go out /'on inspection" once more. The soldier rests. His warfare is o'er and /peace' 1 bas come. He bad many qualities of heart which endeared him to tbpse who knew him best, and bis friends never had occasion to complain that be lacked in devotion to them, *.' more the bettfff), but draw the line to sBoot not less than ten faces with sep^ arate individuals, each face to be at 100 live birds for $100 per man, loset to pay tor birds. Will take these races any time after Jan. 25 and shoot two races per day. This is not nil; I want five two-man matches with these same ten men for 8100 a corner, it these races can be arranged I will come to Chicago at the time specified to fulfill challenge. Please remember I must hav6 all theset&ces—viz: ten individual and five t^o-tuan team races with the same shooters that shoot the single-handed race with me. Leave your names at Van Lengerke & Antoine's. I will be in communication With these men. Yours'Truly, H. J. WILSON, 'Wilson called upon the firm men* tioned in this communication yesterday afternoon, posted a forfeit of $50 to make good his challenges, and left tne following conditions for local trap shooters to peruse: 1 To ten or more Chicago pigepii shooters: I herewith challenge you to shoot me a match at 100 live pigeons, from five unknown traps, for a purse of $100 each race,,loser to'pay for birds under, the following conditions: No match.to take place exceptat Watson's Park. . , . '..-.• ','N6 challenge accepted singly; must be at'least ten. No gun larger than a l£-gauge . and iiot • to exceed eight pounds; u-otmce shot allowed; gun in any. position. John Watson, referee and first stakeholder. •(..That the ten men accepting this caallenge will also shoot 'five .two-men t<pm races'for $200 a side. M 1 hat'only one, contestant can shoot ice—'that'i's', once in'the individual " onde in the teain race; ' have the tight 'to name for ... iys:filnRie«banded race/the^ following Cumbers: - First, third, 1 fifth, -.seventhi, and, /ninths Ninth-choice from .the men".'wh'o accept 1 this challenge. . j That I have, th^e right r to name/ the first five contestants in the; team races, the. five men I select to'constitute 'but due.', man for each team race. ^ That I have the right to [name days and-dates by giving three days' notice; " also to name the number of "races Hand and Power Corn Shelters. to occur daily. Matches tP be shot not later thai^M.arch 1. y , • •' It.Ww lies.with the Cbicagoans who werp so anxious to get /the stranger's game to ca'll uppn the temporary stockholders, cpvpr his forfeit", and' arrange the' contests. From .what cpuld be" learned-yesterday, V^ilson can get ' at leatst fiftsy ; races; and' as he says, the moretthe merrier, /Some fine sport' is in store, for.! tbe>|iportsmen.. Among jthqs'e • ,that j will'iprpbably'-meec Wilson •'.iEJB,Georgex«fid-Ab'e/''Kle1nnian ; >• John liable, Ed-'Bingham, Mike Eich, Will Mussey, Pr. JK H. Frotheringham, George Boll^B. S. Mott, J. -J. Smith, Ben Jackson, O. Van Lengerke, B. W. Wadswotth and George Wilcox. Diamond Feed Grinders, Horse Powers, ; Steam Feed Cookers, . Tank Heaters, Bob Sleighs,, , , » --.»•.;: "•""•• '. • Gutters and j : '\''i'i/r-iil\ Everything in Seasbii at warn. Not Necessary! can sell you a nice new five-drawer Sewing Machine at $?0, a still better one at $25, go it is not necessary to send your money east to get' a machine that when you get you will never know at what f actpry it is made, and when you should need repairs you may not be able to get them. It, also, is, not necessary to think about the freight, for— - , • ' . WINK® I PA YS TEE NOTO OF'PRQBATB OB WILL S OF WWA, Kosau^h couuiy, ss, Pjs firi in ftiul foi- Kp?suth county, 1 whom it Jmfty conceits Wbej'e»s, fcltp i^H day of Japjiftj'y 1893, n paper \ yoi't ing to bo ijao Iftst >v! J| t itijcl testament i'uo 1 t« In 1 ifot otli tUvv anrf Mavpl) )tvt«. of .,,.i0oiu't. jj,ttJji»Mtjd'oh, .,..., to ho holjj, jva 'Mo duly i will jftud waioentpf' " ~ $J, ^Yanjw4eee»§ flspfliis Internstod,., ^au&ewhyJ^MP , l4t9P?ob DEATH OF D^VID DUTTON. A telegram received by friends here announced the death last Tuisday of Pavid Putton, of Irvington village, Mr. Putton was atBockford, 111., when tbe summons came, at tbe home of bis daughter, He bad been ill for some time, and bis condition was known' to be serious at the time of his 1 departure for Bockford about a week previous to bis death. The remains reached Algona Thursday morning and 'from here were taken to Irvington village, where 1 tbe funeral was condupte,d in tbe presence of a large company of* bis old neighbors, thereligipas fervices. being conducted by tbe pastoivof tbe Presby; terian church. Mr, Pu$pn w as one of tbe early settlers of Koputh, corain" beve about thirty years ago, .He Uve on bis farm in Sherman township up. to a couple of years #gp( T^P deatb ot bis wife last spring w. asja bard Wow to ... .,*• ,.<r- -f a fl e( j f row that "*• feisty years THE HISTORIC ROUTE. The Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis railway, the model railroad of the south in equippement, roadway and service; is also the greatest in historical interest, more than fifty famous battlefields and five national cemeteries being located on the various lines of this system. This is tbe preferred route to Atlanta for the Cotton States and International Exposition., open from Sept. 18, to Pec. 31, 1895, for which very, low, excursion rates have been madei Through sleeping car service from St. Louis to Atlanta via Evansville, Nashville and Chattanooga, This is the route'of the famous "Pixie Flyer" through sleeping car line which runs the year around between Nashville, and Jacksonville, Fla. For further information, address Briard. F. Hill, 328 Marquette Buijding, Chicago, 111,, or B. 0. Cpwardin,. Western Passenger Agent, Bailvvay Exchange Building. St, Louis,* 1 Missouri, or W- •• - ' ' , . . , *, * y,^ , * • j.\ •-t -.>'•' ',.!.•• ; ' '•" • '? J" \' >/','., -,, °* . If you 'are interested'in ft Power Corn Speller' ; be store 'And',* all and.see me Before placing jour .order. ' XTtnvill be' 1 (iianeyff call in ypur pocket. Prices always right. WILFRID -Wv4 The Wigwam, Panley.G, Tera T. A., Nashville; 4tf JONES, ALGONA, IOWA, of Crockery! "-x HOME BEEKER&' 5XOUBSI011 TO THE , SOUTH, ' Oh January 14, 28, ]?ebruary 11 MaVplj 10, J896, ,the North-Western Zjine\>yill seJMlome Seekers' Excursion ^ioketg - to a large number of points in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, lioujsiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory^pktehoma, Tex^s and Arizona, jPor t ticffel^and full information apply to Agent^Qbicago & North- Western Ba\lway, For the Next 3Q Days WE WILL GIVE A DISCOUNT OF 1 0 I PER CENT ON ALL OUR IMMENSE i LINE OF CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, LAMPS, CHAMBER SETS, WATER SETS, ETC, - - in need of anything in the above line, call • , ' / at once and take advantage of this great reduc* T«ADK WITH IJS AND G^T SQSIJS NICE , > . FRJJE, ' iSt> , tf't, v$ HftHUHWIV' '^'~ '\ : HM f ~- v PAOTBON & For, this ppc be gold to'S Pwl aod St, railway Co, anuary 80tb to January SOtJj 1 inclusive, gpoa to ret«rn pn py fore JanuaVy'Slst'a^ o«<? »n<i one third ' aJ?o bw and 8Qtb day ftrtpwtoa d.ay Pf , sum ftppolntod m. m^m^;^wi tqf .wrr.W«i,'.^ - '' b>«v.. 15'W- ' ffl '^xf;i WI .Wtt ; - vWi'" """

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