The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 25, 1894 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865, AL&ONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APEIL 25 5 1804, Good Property. A Gold Medal is nice property ; a Gold Mine may be nicer. A Nice Girl •• ••• .•' ••- is better than gold in any form. Moral: Get our ANGELINA to make your bread. SLASHED WITH 1 Will, Goodlad the Victim of a Serious Stabbing Affray at Butt-Half a Dozcti Bad Cuts, Mis Trouble was with J. W. Amett, RU valty Being the Cause—Both Give Their Version^. Opora, SEo-uuse CLEARING SALE -AT- GALBRAITH'S. Ginghams for Calico for - Outing Flannel for All-wool C. C. Carpet for Cotton Carpet for - • . Worsted Dress Goods for Worsted Dress Goods for Jamestown Dress Goods for Jamestown Dress Goods for Plaid Dress Goods for Cotton Dress Goods for Ribbon for - - Ribbon for - - - 5 cents- 5 cents- 5 cents- 50 cents- 20 cents- 39 cents- 15 cents- 30 cents- 40 cents- 5 cents- 10 cents- 5 cents- 10 cents- -worth 8 to 10.cents -worth 7 cents -worth 8 to 10 cents -worth 65 cents -worth 30 cents -worth 60 cents -worth 35 cents -worth 50 cents -worth 60 ceuts -worth 10 cents -worth 5 to 20 cents -worth 8 to 10 cents -worth 10 tOi20 cents Bemnants at about half price. Clothing regardless of cost. In shoes we have some good bargains. WALL PAPER, new stock at the lowest prices. . L GALBRAITH & CO. Boots; Shoes, and Rubbers. =-==Latest Styles and Lowest Prices, Finest and Best. © You ought to see the pretty new Shoes and Oxfords for ladies and misses. We have some beauties and it will do you good to see them. We have a few odd sizes in ladies,' misses' and children's shoes that we are selling at very low prices, BBOWNELL & ALLRED, Boots and Shoes, Algona, Iowa. Electric Hair MANUFACTURED BY-a. AUQONA, IOWA, Barber SJwp in QalbraitJi Basement, to gyow hair oa a bald in from six wecto to two months if used according to directions, Will pure dandruff, itching of the scalp, and all scalp diseases, For falling out of hair I will forfeit $5 if I do not cure it in two weeks, J3jRECTjQNS.--R.ut> tjie hair well with a brush for five $hj« put: on engugh, of tfce preparation tp dampen, Jhe §cajp; rub m with a brwsh or Burt was the scene of a serious stab' blng affray Friday evening, The In* jured man is Wm. Goodlad, a sto'ne masoti of the town, and the man held is J. W. Arnett, a blacksmith, who moved in about two months ago from Pleasant Plains, 111. The two men came together in front of the barber shop opposite the Stubbs hotel, were in the gutter together, and when Arnett walked away Goodlad was stabbed a half dozen times, some being very deep slashes. Arnett walked across to the hotel, washed his thumb, which had been cut, and was going to a sociable when he was arrested. He was taken before Justice Easterly, and asked for time to secure counsel. Hearing was postponed until yesterday and no bail was allowed, and-Arnett was brought to Algona, where he was put in jail. ABNETT'S STORY OF THE AFFAIR. Monday THE UPPER'Diss MOINES interviewed Mr. Arnett, who was per* fectly willing to give his version of the affair. He is a pleasant-looking young man, probably 25 years of age, and far from blood thirsty in appearance. He said that there had been some rivalry between himself and Goodlad, and that the latter felt aggrieved. Friday evening he had gone into the hardware store and Goodlad 1 began picking a quarrel with him. After a few words he left and went to the barber shop. While there Goodlad came and called at the door, asking him to come out. When he was out Goodlad asked if he wanted to hit him, at the time holding his hand at his hip pocket. Arnett said he did not. Other words followed and Goodlad struck him on the neck, throwing him off the sidewalk into the' gutter and coming on top of him. In this position he drew a knife that had been left in his shop to be riveted, and which he was taking to the owner, and with it defended himself, being undnr Goodlad all the time. While down G. Guttknecht grabbed his arm. As soon as he got from under Goodlad he walked to the Stubbs hotel, washed his thumb, which had been cut, and was then arrested. Arnett's neck bears some ugly marks where Goodlad hit him. The knife he used was a heavy jack-knife with a blade about three three inches long. THE GOODLAD VERSION. Monday evenin? the reporter visited Burt and found Mr. Goodlad on a lounge in the Peck hotel. He was resting easily, but did not care to talk, and Mr. Guttknecht, who was with him during the fight, told his story. It seems that about a month ago Arnett came to some social gathering and played the banjo, or played at it, and the boys joked him about it, and so the trouble began. He talked about cutting somebody's heart out, etc. Friday night they were ut Perry McDonald's and Goodlad got oft' a joke about Arnett. Arnett said out on the street that he would punch his face if he said that out of doors. Goodlad then walked to the barber shop, where Arnett had gone, and called him to the door and asked him if he wanted to whip him. Arnett struck at him several times and Goodlad caught him by the coat and neck and both fell in the gutter, side by side, Goodlad rolling on top. The whole thing was over in a '.second, and Goodlad did not know he was cut until he got up and felt the blood running down his back. Goodlad is a good-looking young man, about Arnett'a age and a little heavier. THE CURRENT RUMORS. Both Goodlad and Arnett are members of the Good Templars' lodge, and both have friends among the Burt people who lay the blame on the other. Some say Arnett has threatened before to cut people. At the close of the light he threatened to cut Guttknecht and waved his knife wildly. On the other hand it is also claimed that Goodlad admitted after it was all over that he was out for a row and got it, and got what he deserved. It seems that more blame rests on the boys who egged on the fight than anybody else. At Perry McDonald's Goodlad said he was spoiling for a fight, or something like it, Arnett out on the street said if he had heard that outside he would have smashed his face. Then the boys went to Goodlad and told him what Arnett said. Then Goodlad followed him to the barber shop and called him out and asked him about it. Some say Aruett told him to go away, that he didn't want a. row, and that Goodlad grabbed bis coat and jerked him off the walk. Some say Arnett had the knife open all the time and struck with it while they were still standing, etc. In any event it was a fight that had been set on for some weeks. Dr, Beane sewed up the wounds, one of which required several stitches. One out he said would have been fatal if it had gone a quarter of an inch deeper, The examination was set before 'Squire Easterly for yesterday, but he was called away by the death of his father, and by agreement of both sides it was transferred to 'Squire Taylor's court in Algona. THE EVIDENCE HEARD. Justice Taylor opened couvt at 1 o'clock yesterday in the court room, and a large number from. Burt and Algona heard the testimony. County Attorney Raymond prosecuted, and WB. Quarton and E. H, Clarke represented Arnett. Among the witnesses were Guttknecht, Moore, Will McDonald, the Sohaffev brothers, Gep, Beard, Den. Paine, Clark and George Coffen, Dr. Beane, Miller, Ferris, G. V, Sla.de apd. Marshal Wilder. TUe stovy o£ Ar nett was substantially c&rrobflra JoJlQysrtd Wi» tft shop, called him but, called him ft cow ard, and when he told him to go away and leave him alone, caught nlta afld pulled him out. Justice Taylor, after hearing the arguments, said he could not hold the defendant, and intimated that the row had been brought about by meddlers and go-betweens, Many who heard the trial burst out in applause when the decision was rendered. A HOUSES, Mow the Mails Wero Caffied Clettf Lake to Algona In 185?. John M. Brainerd, who taught school in Cerro Gordo county during the famous winter of 1857, writes a report of'the great blizzard in December of that year for the state historical department's publication, The Attnals of Iowa, and in it gives an interesting reminiscence of "Capt." Hewitt, who lived at Irvington at one time, and who carried mail around from Clear Lake by Big Brush, as Forest City was then known, down by Buffalo Grove to Algona. As H. H. Bush once said, nothing but cranes could travel straight across from Clear Lake to Algona in those da.ys. George Taylor, Mrs. J. E. Stacy's oldest brother, carried the mail at one time, but Hewitt was the stage driver best known in that section:, "A weekly mail was carried from Clear Lake to Upper Grove, in Hancock county, across an open prairie Of 25' miles; thence to Algona, crossing a wider stretch of open country, a total distance of 60 miles. The contractor! for this work was-Hewitt, an old Indian interpreter and thorough pioneer. He was 63 years of age, but strong as a man of 40; with ruddy face, bluff, hearty manners, and physically as "tough as a pine knot." In preparation for his winter journeyings it was his custom to set up in the fall, oak poles at intervals of about 300 yards, their leafy tops being retained; and these wore his guides when the storm howled across his path. His mail cart was canvas-covered on all sides, with small port holes for the reins to pass through, sockets for candles on the wooden supports, and plenty of fatty provisions. Thus armed, if his team gave outafter nightfall, it was sheltered on the lee side of the canvas; he lit his candles for warmth, ate his provisions, and wrapped in buffalo robes stood out the siege until morning. With such thorough preparations death need not have happened to any settler; but the proverbial heedlessness of frontier people seldom impelled them to make them. They trusted to luck and to their "jedgment" of the weather, much as sailors are reputed to do, and often with like results. But these were the men who pioneered the way for our modern farms, with artificial groves, furnace-heated houses, and defiance of the worst storms. Their memory and their fate are worthy of a better pen than mine." FRESH cocoanuts at Langdon & Hudson's Try . . . . When you are in 1 need of Groceries— Club House Goods, We carry a full line oi this brand. We have a large assortment of Garden and Flower Seeds which seem to be in style just now. Call and look them ovef, Langdon & Hudson. you find yourself in need of New Carpets, Curtains, Portiers, and Draperies, Rugs, Mats, Carpet Sweepers, Curtain Poles, etc., BEMEMBEI GOLD Mine flout 1 at Carter's. I will sell you better FLOUR and other mill products for less money than you can buy elsewhere, or no money. Every sack ivarranted and delivered. J. J. WILSON. The Grange Store Offers you the largest assortment, the best goods, and the lowest prices. A NEW FIRM. NORTON & ROBINSON Will furnish you with the boat of livery rigs, with or without driver, at moderate prices. Also give tUelr best attention to Boarding and Feeding Horses, by the day or week, at their barn, One blooft north of postofltce, ALGtONA, IOWA, ORIGINAL NOTICE. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY.- District Court, May Term, 1804.—In the matter of the estate of S. G. A. Read, deceased. (Lizzie B. Bead,' administratrix), against Mattie A. Hawlies. To said defendant: You are hereby notified that on or before the 10th day of May, 1894, a petition of the plaintiff in the above-entitled action will be filed in the office of the clerlt of said court, asking the court for an order to sell the following described real estate, tp-wit: Lot No, One in southeast quarter of northeast quarter; west half Lot Six in southeast quarter of northeast quarter; south 2 and 40-100 acres of east half Lot Six of southeast quarter of northeast quarter; Lot Seven except west two acres in southeast quarter of northeast quarter, all in Section Eleven, Township Ninety-five, Range Twenty-nine, Kossuth county. Jowa, lor the payment of the debts against said estate, the personal property having been exhausted in said estate; and unless you appear thereto and defend on or before noon of the second day of the next May term of said district court, to be begun and holden at the court house in Algona, in said county, on the 81st day of May, 1894, default will be entered aealust you and judgment rendered thereon. 4t4 E. H. CLARKE, Plaintiff's Attorney. Center of Attraction Studley's Pharmacy Everybody Goes There! Coming! Coming! Coming! The Fourth Car Load of that Flour will arrive this week at the new store, 7Q NOTICE, To William T. Dixon: You are hereby notified that I have appointed appraisers to assess the damages which the owner will sustain by neiu VOMIJpJUiu, ixuaouvu ^wuwvj', J.U*YW, W?T*V, Beginning at a point t\yo rods south and two rods west of the northeast corner of Section Eighteen, Township One Hundred, Bange Twenty-eight, running thence south tea rods, thence west sixteen rods, thence aorth tea rods, ehence east sixteen rods to place of beginning. Said commissioners will meet on No family ean afford to keep house without it, ber the place: Cowles block. PATTERSON The NQrtiisrn Iowa Exchange, ^ _ ______________________ it y<w vtsu to buy, sell, QJ »«rt imses OK lots; u you \risfc t? tojy on sett a io%4 o* ftfty, , V,.;-'. v •

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