The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on April 1, 1896 · Page 8
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 1, 1896
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REPUBLICAN, ALttOtf A, IOWA, Aim i, 1*M.- I Have Secured the Agency fof m LFRED PEATS $1,000 Prize WALL PAPER These famous patterns are handsomer and better than those of any other manufacturer. The Chicago Tribune s.iys; They will be in great demand bv people of artistic taste. The New York World says: None so beautiful, so perfect, or offered so cheap. In addition to these superb patterns I have hundreds .of other papers, representing a stock of 2,000,005 rolls of all grades. Don't buy old, shop worn goods when every sam- pla I have is of the latest design and coloring for this Spring. We Caii Save You 50 per cent. Ps-apa" $ Prize Designs IOC per roll up. rnuSa I other new Patterns 3c per roll ujx 1 will sell paper for one room or a whole house—.whether I hang it or not. 400 samples shown at your house if desired. Paper Hanging, Decorating and Paint- an. ing done at lowest prices. All work guaranteed. F. C. WOODS, Algona, Iowa, Drop a Postal Card and I will call. ./ht—^! Steel Ranges Is now acknowledged to be the leading Steel Range in the market. It takes Jess fuel/bakes quicker and rmore evenly than any other and to say that it is made l by the Michigan Stove Co., is a guarantee that the /material is of the very best. Please call and see it and /get prices before buying. FOE SALE BY- J. W. Robinson BANKS, ABSTRACTS, LANDS, LOANS AND INSURANCE ADVERTISEMENTS. .Ambrose A. Call, D. H. Hutching, Wm. K. Ferguson C. D-Smitb, President,. Vlee-Pres. Cashier. Ass t. Uasn THE FIRST NATIONAL SANK, ALGONA, IOWA. CAPITAL, $50,OOO. H*»ney on hand to loan at reasonable rates to partly who furnish ftrHt-clasH security Directors—D. H. Hutching, 8. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, I'. H. A esper, Ambrose A. Call, K. H. Spencer, Win. K. Ferguson. CASH CAPITAL—SSO.OOO.OO. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, A.D.Clarke, 1'res., •O. 0. Chubb, Vice Pres., Thos. H. Lantry. Cashier. <}eo. L Giilbi-altli, Fred M. Miller, Myron Sclienck, Thos.F.Oooke. Algona, Iowa. GENERAL BANKING- Private Safety Deposit Vaults. Interest Paid for Time Deposits. Kossuth County State Bank. * J CAPITAL $50,000. VYA.. iinnoslts received, money loaned, foreign and a ?^fes ba " KlDS b " ^^^ W. Wadsworth. Baru»t Devine. Fays 6 Per On Money Left for Three Months or Over. Money always on hand to Loan on First Mortgages, Second Moit*:«g8 and good Collateral. Notes purchased. ALGONA, IOWA. This is the season when Farmers are thinking about Fixing Up tlieir Fences Before long the Politicians will be fUiwg up .theirs, but we don't kae.p that kind of fencing. Om s j^b in. 16 ft. pine fencing-good stuff too. Gome ana see it. * - F. i. NORTON IOWA. NEWS OF THE COUNTY, LOCALS. Rev. J. W. Allen preached to good aud- ences at the Baptist church last Sunday and Rev. E. P. Bartlett"will preach there me week from next Sunday morning and svening. O. E. Bliss, formerly of Emmetsburg, las decided to become a permanent resl- lent of Bancroft and has bought and is ivlng in the former Alcorn residence west if the track. Mrs. M. B. Smith arrived home from the tsylum at Independence last Monday ev- ming. She is much Improved although lot entirely recovered. The Bankers' Accident Insurance Co., hrotigh J. A. Freeh, agent, have allowed J. G. Graham's accident claim in the amount of S39.28, It was a very prompt ettlement. Christ Nelson's, southeast of town, had surprise party at their home one day astweek. A largo crowd of their neigh- 3ors perpetrated tho surprise and it was a very pleasant party. Hans Nelson will build him a fine residence as soon as the weather settles and carpenters can get at it. Willie Nelson lias been sick for a couple f weeks but is now much better. John Mack, Sr., is very sick with bronchitis and stomach trouble, but Dr. Paul eports that he is muc'i better this week han he was last week. Olaf.Pearson, of Swea City, was a visitor in Bancroft last Monday. A new well has been dug for the Bancroft creamery, and if the milk receipts ceep on increasing it will be necessary to put in a new separator. They paid 80c. or February milk. A. J. Berryman is expected to be back TOUI California next month. They say ;hat Joe has been getting very fat out ,hore. For any and all kinds of insurance see J. A. Freeh. Miss Morda Stevens, Deputy G. C. T. of she I. 0, G. T., leff.last Mondayjafter two weeks of work in Bancroft. Tho lodge enjoyed quite a boom as a result. Lightning struck a telephone pole near D. C. Hewitt's residence last week and succeeded in burning out the Bancroft in- trument so that it could not bo used and 'or a time all telephone communications lad to be made through J. G. Graham's residence, but now a new and much better nstrument has been put in and also anew switch board so that a phone message can be heard much plainer from Emmetsburg, Mason City, Buffalo Center and Lake Mills. This is quite an improvement, and s much appreciated by our citizens. John Stahl moves into C. II. Gray's louse in south Bancroft to-day. G. O. Austin and; family move Into the Ostrander house for a time, and Mr. Morris will conduct the Globe Hotel in the'oTd AiistiA aouse after to-day. The base ball fever has already striielc .his town, presumably on account of the line weather we'have had. The good rains of the past four days lave shortened up the farmer's faces about one-half. Dr. Paul has rented C. C. Thompson's old office which will make a nice addition to his already pleasant suite of rooms ever ;ho Farmers' & Traders' bank. John Williams went to Algona one day ast week and visited over night with a brother who was going through on the Milwaukee road. II. C. Utlov has been up from Humboldt several days during the past week on business. R. E. Davison visited his mother in Portland township last Monday. Nels Martin is back from California and •eports that he enjoyed the trip 'very much. Geo. Olson visited friends at Sexton last week. The Good Templars have a debate next Saturday night. The subject is, Resolved, That foreign emigration is a detriment to our country. It will be a lively one. Tho Beaumont Laundry has the best outfit and building in tho state at Webster City, and they guarantee satisfaction or the work over free of charge. J. A. Freeh is their local agent. , QThe Misses Kelley are having their millinery store papered, which will much Improve Its appearance. Palm Sunday was observed at Jt. John's church last Sunday with appropriate ceremonies. Take some life insurance and take the kind you don't have to die to beat. J. A. Freeh is the agent. O. T. Brigham, assistant cashier in the State Bank, is at Marlboro, Mass., attending his father who is supposed to be on his death bed. Glen Davison's foot is getting better but he will not be able to be out for a month yet at least. He received a very severe sprain and also had one of the bones of his foot broken. Quite a number of Masons from Algona, Burt and Armstrong came down last Saturday night to see third degree work. Miss Minnie Sorensen went to Emmetsburg for a week's visit yesterday. G. W. Sweet came down from Winnebago C ty last Monday. News was received here last Monday of the death of Mrs. Walters, mother of Drs. C. M. C. and Geo. Walters, Mrs. E. C. Anderson and Mrs. Dr. Morse of Algona. The Doctors left for Watsek, 111., last Monday to attend the funeral. , Mrs. John Lochtu, of St. Anthony's Park, Minn., and formerly of this place, visited Bancroft friends last week and is visiting Bart friends this week. Geo. F. Hallowsy did land business and visited at Chicago, Jauesyille, Madison, Wis.. and Rochester, Minn., during tho past week. UNtOtf. March 30.—Farmers are seeding. Mrs. A. B. Frink left last Friday for Mankato, Minn.) where she Will visitsev* oral weeks with relatives. Lumber is being hauled for a new house on the farm owned by Mr. Hutchinson of Story Co. This was formally known as the Frlnk farm. Ernest Herman is unable to be about as usual, owing to a sprained arm. Miss Lizzie Reid is this week visiting at Whittemore. B. F, Crose is adding numerous improvements to the farm he bought last fall. Among these a new house, which adds greately to the appearence of the place. Joel Taylor has concluded to remain on the S. D. Patterson farm, and his neighbors are glad of this conclusion. PLUM CREEK. PLUM CHEEK, March 30.—Fred Miller had five teams on the road to-day, hauling lumber for his big new barn. The barn will be flOxGO feet on the ground and 16 feet posts. Will Hopkins is having tho carpenters figure on his new barn, which is to be somewhere about 30x50 feet, with 16 feet posts. Farmers will begin seeding this week if the present weather continues. Harrison Warner visited his brother Henry lu Seneca Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Hill had a relapse and is again confined to her bed with rheumatism. Mrs. Rice was brought home from Elmore the first of last week. She is recovering slowly from her bruises caused by the runaway. Preaching every other Sunday afternoon at the John McWhorter school house, beginning a week from next Sunday. Sunday school in the forenoon. HARBISON. HARBISON, March 30.—The farmers are rejoicing on account of tho rain of Friday last. It was just what we were in need of and hope to be favored with more. E. J, Skinner, of Lodyard, is wearing a smile that is caused by the arrival of a daughter in his home. The high wind of last Tuesday blew the wheel from Mr. Fondfellow's wind mill. A. Y. P. C. W. society has been organized at the Slyter School house with twenty-eight members. Mr. A. Crissey led the last meeting. Mr. and Mrs. F, M. Slyter entertained about thirty of the folks of Ledyard and vicinity on Wednesday evening.- The occasion was very much enjoyed. T. Smith & Son, of Bancroft, are drilling a well on the farm now occupied by Mr. C. Wunn. Mr. Oatly and family are now quite comfortably settled in their new home. Miss Hastings will open her school for a spring term on the 7th. The neighborhood is to be congratulated on securing Miss Hastings for a second term. DON'T TAKE ANY CHANCES ON Abstracts of Title. • i Ouf books are thoroughly complete. None but, experienced' abstractors has ever written a word In them. Our work is done by Competent persons, and is guaranteed, Good work will cost you no more than poor. Bring your work to til and yott mat be sure you get what you pay for and take no chances. JtSfREAL ESTATE FOANS, FAftMS AND WILD LANDS. Opera House Block. HAY & RICE Algona, f * W * t ft * * * * Howto Plant CORN* f f f f * * * * Planter KEYSTONE MFG, CO,, stenmg, in All steel and iron. The Seed Plates and their work constantly in sight of the operator. The dropping changeable without removing plate or seed. One seed plate does 1 it. Check Bower simple and few parts. Has a JJvilltoo. Wire dropped or Drill ungeared automatically at end of each ro-w. Marker movable from side to side without driver leaving his seat. Machine adjustable width. Very neat in de-' sign and finish. Strong and does excellent work. An excellent fertilizer distributor can . also be furnished with it. Call and: see its many nice features and place an early order. Sold by The Wigwam, Algona, Iowa. *********fJU*£ *** t f * * * * * f THE CITY IS TO TAX DOGS If There is Sufficient Moral Sentiment to Enforce the Ordinance. Lawrence Horan is the New Marshal and Archie Hutchiso'n City Clerk—Financial Reports Received. BURT. Remember the fair April 8th. Prof. Eice has closed a series of meetings which have been very .interesting and 'well attended. He commenced Monday a course of lectures to last this week on the oriental countries. Mrs. Stoddard has returned from her visit to Germania and Bancroft. Rumor says we are going to have a wedding west of town- in tho near future, Fred Shadier commenced his school in the Beaver district Monday. Ho taught tho same school last winter and gave the best of satisfaction. The concert Saturday night was very successful. Mrs. Godden is improving. Mr. Hunt is having his building moved to the south side of the street. Mr. Cady has been enjoying a visit with his sister from Malcom this week. She graduates from the State Normal at Cedar Falls this spring. COUNTY AND NEIGHBORHOOD. The Burt Monitor tells of this peculiar case of probable blood poisoning: Mrs. has. Falk, of Buffalo Fork, is suffering from a peculiar case of blood poisoning. A few days ago she was using one of these ong handled tin washnig machines or •pounders," and a ragged edge or sharp point scratched the skin of the little finger on the right hand. The scratch did not amount to anything at the time, but it soon began to give her pain and the hand and arm are now badly swollen and very painful. She was in Burt yesterday consulting Dr. Beano. There seems to be considerable harness stealing going on in the neighborhood of S\voa City. Horses used to be stolen, but they arc too cheap for that now. The Methodists are about to build a church at Sexton. Mr. Lun.d has donated an acre of ground, and neighboring farmers will donate the stone. It is the intention to build a *1,000 church, all but about $150 of the money being already provided for. The Wesley Reporter says that about 200 bicycles were in that town Sunday, coming from Britt, Corwith and Algona. Corry Ridgeway has sold his stock in the Whittemore State Bank and will retire from the institution. Thos. Carmody takes Mr. Ridgeway's place as cashier. He has been the manager of the Farmer's Exchange. Andrew Ekstrom, of Wesley, who was arrested and bound over to the grand jury on the charge of firing his own house, has been buying some land in Minnesota lately. The Reporter speaks highly of Mr. Ekstrom and does not giVe much weight to the case against him, the evidence being wholly circumstantial. The Whittemore Champion says that S. L. Scott has sixteen cows that earned him $100.13 for the mouth of February, and that they averaged $0 per month per head for the two months previous. One of his cows gave 590 pounds of milk in eleven consecutive days. Pillsdo not cure constipation. They only aggravate. Karl's Clover Boot Tea fives perfect regularity of the bowels. 2 old by Fr^uk Diugley. ALGONA. IOWA, March 28, 1896.— The City Council met in regular session at the council room, Mayor'Hag- gard in the chair; members present, Vesper, Itice, Henderson, Slagle, Sayers and Chapin; absent, Wadsworth arid Ferguson. The minutes of the regular meeting of February 29tb read and.approved. The minutes of the meeting' of March 16th, held for the purpose of organization, read. It was moved and seconded that the following bills, audited and approved by the finance committee, be allowed and warrants drayrn for the same: J W Sampson, street work : S 8 25 E J Gllmore, supplies... *> Gltriscliilles £ Herbst, supplies 400 Walker Bros, supplies n 18 Algona Courier, printing 11 05 J B Wtlley, salary 4000 \Vm Flanders, labor... -75 James Murray, labor 75 Fred Sapletal, delivering election booths. 50 WesHolm " " " . GO W H Horan, salary 40 oo Spurbeck& Lambert, supplies i 75 W 1> Nugent, room to hold election Sward 2 00 Fergusou Supply Oo, supplies i 10 Geo E Hamilton, wonc and material ou hose tower , 7 18 Wm Miller, lighting city lamps 1500 M E Norwood, moving flre bell r> oo A H Naudain, coal 45 so M Starr, printing 740 Unanimously carried. .; It was moved and seconded that warrants be drawn for the pay of the judges and clerks of election for the election of March 2nd, 1896, as shown by the amounts returned on the poll books from the various wards, as follows: F H Veaper, judge 1st ward $2 25 J W Wadswovth, judge 1st ward 2 25 SP Chnstenson >r " " T H Wads worth, clerk " " OTLaage, " " " - B - ' - 2nd " Motion carried to call the roll for the election of street commissioner. Upon the call Walter Henderson received the votes of Vesper, Henderson, Slagle, Sayers and Chapin. He was declared elected. Motion carried that the purchasing committe be instructed to build a shed ufficient to bold the tools of the city. Motion carried that the finance committee be instructed to have paid and ancelled $1000 of the outstanding war- ants. The Mayor announced the appointment of L. Horan as City Marshal. Appointment approved. Motion carried to adjourn. CHAS. A. COHENOUB, City Clerk. Diseased blood, oons.tjpation, and kid- ley, liver and bowel troubles are cured by Karl's Clover Roof Te'a. 2 Sold by Frank Djhgley. B H Pettibone, W 1C Ferguson, B A Palmer, 0 D Pettibone, a H Lamsoit, fhos Henderson ,1 D Magnusson, JD Sbadle, H L Carpenter, E T Burbank J V Nlcouliu, K E Savers, K O VVillson, K S Salisbury, clerk " )1 tt Judge 3rd i> tt clerk " tt tt jud^e 4th 2 25 2 26 2 25 2 75 2 75 2 75 2 75 2 75 250 2 50 2 50 2 50 2 60 2 BO 2 50 2 60 2 50 2 50 clerk " Geo~EBamilton, " " Unanimously carried, The settling committee committee report that tliey have examined the reports and accounts of the City Treasurer and City Clerk and find the same correct. It was moved and seconded that the report of the settling cominittee on the reports and accounts of the City Treasurer and City Clerk be accepted. Carried. The report of the finance committee as to the financial condition of the city is received, read and placed on file. Ordinance NO. 15, an ordinance providing for a tax on dogs, is reported from the ordinance committee, and placed on its first reading and read. It is moved and seconded that the rules requiring three separate days be suspended and that ordinance Jfa. 13 be put on its final passage. Carried. Moved and seconded that ordinance No. 15 be adopted and passed as read Ordinance declared passed. Petition of E. J. GUmore and others for a sidewalk on Moore street alonf the east side of b.lock 4 is presented and read. On motion it was ordered as pe titioned for. It was moved and seconded that the City Clerk's salary be fixed at $50 pei year. Canned- Motion carried to call the roll for the election of city clerk. Upon the call Qf the roll, A-. Hutchison received the votes of Vesper, Henderson and bla and J. It, Sonar received the votes o Sayers and Chapin. A. Hutchison de glared elected. ORDINANCE NO. 15. AN ORDINANCE Boos. PROVIDING FOR A TAX ON „. ie '! Ruined by tho Qlty Council of tho OHy of Algona, Iowa: Section I. That any person residing in said ity or Algona, Iowa, being tho owner of one or more dogs, shall pay to the city cJerk an anuuul license fee of one dollar for each male dog, and three • dollars for each female dog swned by said person or persons. Sec. 2. That upon payment as defined lu ectlou one of this ordinance, the city clerk shall number and list each dog for which such payment has been made, and shall furnish the owner with receipt and a metal tag mving stamped upon it the number of tho • dog as listed and the year for which said tax s paid, which tag the owner shall attach to a collar to be fastened and worn about tho neck of tho dog so listed. Sec.3. It shall be the duty of the city mar- shall to take up and impound any dog found running at large In said city of Algona, Iowa, lot bearing the tag as provided in section two of this ordinance. See. 4. That any person claiming said dog so taken up by tho city marshal as provided n section throe of this ordinance, shall be entitled to the same on payment to' the city marshal of the tax as provided in section ono of this ordinance and one dollar for the ex- ponsb of Impounding. See. 5. That no one appearing within forty- eight hours to claim such dog impounded as provided in section three of this ordinance, or appearing, and claiming such dog, shall fall to aay to the city marshal as provided in section four of this ordinance it shall be the duty of the city marshal to bill and bury such dog. Soc.fl. That the license year shall be considered as commencing January 1st of each year. Seo.'7. This^ordi nance shall be in force and effect from and after May 1st, 1806, and upon its publication in manner and form as by law provided. Dated March 88,180Q. B. A. HAGGARD, Mayor. Attest: OHAS. A. COHBNOCB, City Clerk. MICE TO GRADERS. Notice is hereby given that the board of supervisors of Kossuth county will receive sealed proposals at the office of the county Auditor till the tirst Monday in Aprlf, 1806, for all grading to be done by said county during the year 1896. The county to be divided into two districts, all of the territory north of town' ship ninety^seven (97) to be district No. 1. All of the territory south of the north Una of township ninety-seven (97) to be district Mo. 3. All bids are to be made in the following manner: Separate bids are to be filed for each district. AH side work, including dirt moved within lOO.feet of the grade, at" a given price per cubic yard. All earth moved, over 100 feet at a given price per cubic yd, for, each additional 100 feet. All earth to be measured in the pit or excavation, and all earth to bo taken from pits designated by the engineer in charge. Any bidder may bid on work in one or both districts. The board reserving tho right to reject any or all bids; F. D. CATKINS, Auditor. Datod Algona March 17,1890. 35-37 Notice To Occupying Claimant, The commissioners appointed to locate a highway commencing at a point two rods north of 9 center post of the southeast quarter section 34-80-38, and running thence south 82 rods more or less, to the highway on the south line of said southeast quarter of section 34-98-28. said highway to lie wholly on the east side of center line of suld southeast quarter section 34, running north and south, imd to bo 33' feet wide, has reported lu favor of the location thereof, and all objections thereto or claims for damages must be filed in the county auditor's office on or be/ore noon of the 8th day of May. 1896, or such highway will be located without reference thereto. Witness my band and seal this 6th March, Wft5/ F,.P."* T * — (ft* i --

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