The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 20, 1894 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 20, 1894
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THE CITY cmctfrr, Another fain yesterday. The old settlers meet tomorrow. The Milwaukee gives a big excursion to Spirit Lake Sunday at a low rate, Mayor Call, Archie Hutchison, and Chester Call returned from the south yesterday. The LuVerne News is to have Senator Chubb's reply to Geo. W. Hanna this week. Myron Sohenck has sold his oldest Red Polled bull to parties near Davenport, and shipped him yesterday. Wm. Hamilton and Clara Ditsworth, Chas. Perkins and Amelia Ditsworth were married by Justice Clarke last week. Seven new road graders have been bought in the county this spring. The road grader is what makes cheap roads. 'Bert. Edmonds rode his 19 pound bicycle down the court house steps Mqnday just to show that it would stand it, Owen Bartlett is to give entertainments at Bancroft Friday evening and Burt Saturday evening. He is a great entertainer. The Epworth league will give an ice cream social at the home of W. C. Danson on Friday evening. Everybody invited. The Women's Home Missionary society meets with Mrs. Bagnell on Thursday at 2:30 p. m. Annual election of officers. The Ladies' Aid society serves supper Thursday evening at the Galbraith building on State street, opposite the postofflce. The Burt Monitor gives the old band, a vigorous raking over. Under G. W. Cady's management the band will be a different institution. Thos. F. Cooke has a Pasteur filter which he bought lately. These are said to be sure death to germs and poisons of all kinds in water, Mrs. Gibson, who lived about three miles south of Algona, died' yesterday of heart trouble, and the remains were taken to the south part of the state. Nothing has been heard of J, R. Brown, the team, wajon, harness or young lady he left Bancroft with. It looks as though the owners were out. Geo. C. Call and Miss Alice Spear are to be married today in Portland, Me. S. S. Sessions is to be married to a young lady in Des . Moines tomorrow evening. The grand army of the state is in session today at Council Bluffs and a big gathering is reported. G. S. Parsons is down from Irving ton. Dr. Sheetz went last night. Hugh Smith came up from LuVerne and ran off some big bills for the Fourth celebration Saturday on THE UPPER DES MOINES press. LuVerne is preparing for a grand time. E. G. Bowyer had a Rapid Transit two-year-old colt cut to pieces in a barb wire pasture fence at Humboldt last week. He had a good offer for it and went to sell it, and found it as stated. The Algona commercial exchange will meet at Gardner Cowles' office Saturday evening for the election of officers for the ensuing year, and to discuss several propositions now before it. Every member should turn out. Dr. Sheetz received a letter Monday from Harry Moore in which he said that several operations had been performed on his throat and that he was in bed. There are still two operations, He will come home as soon as he is able. The famous Clarke band of Livermore will play at the Irvington celebration at Wright's grove, and Chas. Cohenour and S. E. McMabon will make the welkin ring. No better music or speeches will be had anywhere this year. The old settlers meeting tomorrow will be a big basket picnic and every body is invited to come in and have a good time. No special programme has been arranged, but early time atopies, etc., will be told by the pioneers. Everyone should come out. - In digging a well tor S. S. Wartman last week near bis new house, W, H. Burbank came near getting a, spouter, He went down 63 feet and the water came up to within four feet of the surface. Such a well in these dry times would be a flowing well in a wet We have been trying to find out whether that LuVerne bridge was 7Q feet as we had it last week; or JO feet as some claim, but Supervisor Hpllenback hag carried off the petition which ''has the only record. He is to visit tbe scene this week and we will get the exact figures. The new military company At Emmetsburg if to take the place of the Toledo opmpajjy whjch is transferred to the Hrpt regiment, p, Q, Befsell is captain, A, if. Keller, first lleuten* ant, and V. M- Hjpyy second iieuten- ant, The bes* young won at the f *b" i»to it, Tfee crowd it RUurltMi* FrISay yaj bigifer than Uwftfljftst year, aad then i| was the btef«pj gyep gathered in tpwo. Toe cirque had : eaveral •• fokifg, and leave Mends wheferer they etdp. Special tfalfts brought the people f com alt directions and the big tent, which holds 10,000 people was full in the afternoon. The county fair premium lists are out and are a credit to the society and to the Courier job office. They ^afe the best lists that have been issued in late years atid are a fit opening to the biggest fai? ever seen itt northern Iowa. Secretary Butler Will have them thoroughly distributed soon. The last rain Jn May Was the night of the state contest, the 4th, The first tain in June was the flight of the circus, the 15th. The unexampled record of unbroken dry weather from May 4 to June 13 is now added to our list of weather monstrosities which extend from the winter of 185? down, Miss Carabel Ramsey, Who graduated yesterday at the normal school, received a handsome solid gold case Elgin watch and chain as a present from her aunt in Dubuque after whom she was named, It is a beauty and a present which makes commencement especially a memorable occasion for her. A steady rain all day Saturday,' sometimes a hard one, has changed the crop prospect wonderfully. Corn is now two weeks ahead of time, the best stand, largest acreage, and best condition ever seen in the county. Pastures are good again, and hay gives promise, while oats even are going to yield quite a harvest. The railroad company has not yet begun operations on the bridge for Park avenue. Mr. Samson has the grading about done from town to the track and will be delayed if the company does not make a move before long. The intention is to drive the piling and put in the bridge before the embankment is touched. Prof. Dixson will spend his vacation in Algona, Miss Coate has gone home to Wauseon, Ohio, Miss Tweed is at home in Des Moines, Miss Farrell goes to Mason City, Misses Cramer and Gilchrist to Laurens, and Misses Campbell and Waters of the normal school to Columbia, Mo. The other teachers will stay in Algona. Letters are advertised for Frank Anderson, A. W. Andersson, Alvin H. Dwennell, Carl. Frisins, Honsie & Fossura, Mary C. Hill, C. J. Eskelson, Mr. Charles H. Hlllman, Otto Johnson, Ellen Erickson, John Lane, Miss Clara Millis, J. Nellis, Alfred Norman, Julius Pleth, Andy Rlcherson, Mrs. Steuart, M. Seyder, Hemmets Larson. Will Branson was at Buffalo Center Monday and saw the remains of the big fire. It was started by a drunken loafer who had been refused a drink in one of the saloons and who went out and set the saloon on fire. An entire' block of the town's best buildings went up, and the loss is more than all the saloons will pay back while they run. Mrs. Chas. Busa is the only one reported who lost anything of value circus day. She had secured her UPPER DES MOINES from the post- office and put it in her basket to take home, but during the show it was stolen. Next circus day we shall have a body of special detectives out to see that such a thing does not occur again. THE UPPER DES MOINES said last week that no effort would be made to change the method of selecting delegates to the various conventions, but it seems that we were not well informed. THE UPPER DES MOINES is in favor of a rule by which at all times all delegates shall be selected by the convention whose duty it is to select them. Another fast pacing horse has arrived in Algona, this time imported by N. J. Skinner. It is "Ben. H. Wilkes" with a 2:20 record, warranted to go in 2:30 without training or no trade. He will be put on the track this week to make the time. With all these record breakers the county fair ought to show some exciting races this fall. Kossuth is better off than most of the state. The report of the crop bureau for the week is: Oats, barley and hay have been most injured by the drouth, and are beyond recovery. The yield of oats for the state cannot exceed 60 per cent, of an average, and it is more likely to go below 50 per cent. Many reports say the small grain fields are being plowed for millet-or used to pasture stock. Next Wednesday the new city pump will be bought. The council had a meeting Monday night and wore divided between an old fashioned walking beam engine and pump at $1,200, a pump with cylinder head at $600, and a new air pressure pump for which prices are not yet quoted. They notified each company to have an agent here Wednesday to answer questions, and will order then, A soap-seller took in the public Friday. He went to James Patterson's and bought $2 worth of Lilly White soap, which costs five cents a cake. He cut each cake into five pieces, wrapped these in tissue paper, and sold them at 10 cents each to the crowd, first showing how they would remove grease from an old hat. Before be left town he said that he had made over $50, and it is not unlikely, as he soid a lot of it. It now seems likely that a five-mile bicycle race between Bert Edmonds and Byrd Moore, who ran within 11 seconds of each other at Des Moines on eight miles, will be one of the features of the county fair, Bert is state champion and Moore held him so close on a hot, bard race that if it is arranged the event will attract bicycle men all over the state, and will give the people a chance to see how fast a man can go when be has to. While Anton Rahm was pressing bay at Martin Rabin's in Prairie last Thursday a little blaze of fire started near by. The other man gathered it on bis fork to throw it away from the stack hut scattered ft ana in three minutes everything was in a blase and about 10 tons of hay and the press were toped,the latter being worth 1800. Mr, Rahm thinks the ffrft mu;t hare n started frop a loose watch v eone stepped onvftf there was light of any jagg o>h#ut the * v Fourth of Ju1$ 16 &H the c merteafis need; The Sdotch-IMsh @ Scotchmen bora itt Ifelftfid, and not a face 6f mixed blood, ftft many suppose. .Their ancestors went to felafid long ago, but the two faces iave never inter-mingled much, Df. lall Was raised nettf by Mr. Ruther^ ord'e birthplace, and BofiiSer came roHi the s&me county. It has leaked out father unofficially that Prof, O. H. Baker has been secured by'Supt. Reed to give the Opening lecture at the coming teacher's institute, and that he Will talk bit his experience as consul at Copehbagert. It has now been about 20 years since Prof, Baker was in Algona and he will see great changes in the town, Probably his old friends will notice changes itt him, But they will.give him art old time greeting such as they used to when he discussed the "Dance and Dudank" aad other topics, Prof. Baker is a most entertaining talker, had a rare opportunity to see the best in Denmark, and will give one of the best lectures of the season. Rev. Davidson took the soap seller's scheme of last Friday as an illustration Sunday evening of a wrong way of making money, It of course illustrates that, but It illustrates several other things also. One is that the people allow themselves to be deceived by not keeping posted. They ought to have known that any good soap would take out the grease spots, and that 10 cents a chunk for that soap was highway robbery. It also illustrates the value of advertising. The man told what seemed to be a new thing about soap and caught the crowd. The way to correct these evils is for everybody to read the newspapers carefully, and for the merchants to advertise all these things themselves, We have studied the question carefully and this conclusion is the result.' , Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Campbell and daughter were in town a day last week visiting the Old settlers and recalling early times. The astonishing dry weather of this summer reminded him of the wet summer of 1869 when the water oozed out of the prairie and when a team would mire down anywhere. Everything had to be hauled in by team and flour that summer was $12 a hundred. The county bought corn at $1 a bushel and gave It out to the settlers, who ground It in coffee mills for bread, and Mr. Campbell laughed as he remembered getting three bushels and was well on his way for home when the officials happened to think he lived in Emmet county and started to get the corn back. He kept the corn all right. Mr. Campbell is full of reminiscences of early life at Armstrong, and brags now on the flourishing city that has sprung up near the old grove. As evidence of the superior merits of the Centennial'wind mill it is noted that mills of this make have recently been erected for Geo. Stone, Stephen Sharpe, E. Hurlbut, and A. L. Belton. The Centennial is a popular mill and is daily growing more so as the people come to know its value. It keeps A, M. & G. M. Johnson busy with a large force meeting the demands for these mills. GEO. JOHNSON of Rock Rapids has opened a new steam laundry next door east of Gilmore's grocery, and is now ready for business. DANDY dressing for removing stains from russet and brown shoes, also the Lightning dye for blacking all kinds of light-colored shoes—each at 25 cents a bottle—just received at Galbraith's. XiOBt. • . • Between the residences of Mrs, Wallace and O. C. Walker, a pocket book containing a five dollar bill, four silver quarters, and a railway ticket from Nora Springs, to Mason City. A reward will be given for its return to J. R. Jones or this office. ACRHHTTOIW'BOHOOM FOUND—A pocket book with small sum of money. R, A. Palmer. Miss LILLIE RANKS is home from Chicago and will give lessons in instrumental and vocal music. Call at A, W. Moffatt's.—1312 MONEY to loan on long or short time. Geo. C. Call,-tf Farm for Sale or Kent. I will receive bids for my 80-acre farm, in Sec. 20, Fenton township, with all improvements, until July 20, 1894. The farm will then be sold if the highest bid is satisfactory; if not, then I will lease it, and those desiring to rent should also be on hand at that time. The farm contains 80 acres, 25 acres under cultivation, the balance fenced in five pastures. Barn, 38x44; granary. 12x28; good wind mill, well, and all needed out-buildings. Long time will be given the purchaser if desired, HENRY BRASS, May 16— June20-3r— July* Jersey Bull Calf for Sale, Col, Spencer has a handsome three- months Jersey bull calf, of the very highest breeding, for sale cheap, PR. WooopuRN, eye and ear special* 1st, from Des Moines, will be at Dr, Tribon's office on Monday, June 25. The doctor not only treats all diseases in bis special line, but corveotly fits glasses for those who need thero,— 12t2 Plenty of mpney now for all appii' cants at the Kossuth County State b»nk, for real estate loans at lowest rates. Money paid at once on completion of the papers. HOUSE and barn for sale. Inquire at the postofflce.— :ustf Such Wci-e the ttlffh School Gf adnattoff Exercisesatthe 0pera Last Friday !%ht the Eleventh Class Sails Out Opoft tht Sea of Life, Midi Flotal tions and Fine Music, The extreme heat last Thursday evening kept the opera house from beiag overcrowded for ihe high school graduating exercises, but a good audience wad out to assist the eleventh class to leave their public school moorings and set sail on the ''sea of life." And the graceful manner in which they as a class Cut loose from the past and welcomed the future gave them a front place in the good wishes of all who were present. Amidst handsome floral decorations, attended by beautiful music, with an inspiring declaration of purpose in the motto overhead, and bearing evidence of thorough practice in recitation, the eight without hitch or break of any kind, all speaking in clear and distinct tones, discussed the various topics they had chosen, The class was exceptional in the number of medal winners it possessed. Will Galbraith and Lizzie Wallace held gold state contest medals, Olive Salisbury had won at the home contest, aud Maud Cowan held a Demorest gold medal, while the others showed equal merit. In the following order Clara Hamilton discussed the force of a sunbeam as shown by science,'Ruble Smith showed how civilization was built on mutual service, Howard Wallace reviewed the present conditions in Europe, Will Galbraith exposed the fallacies of socialism, Maud Cowan gave the death songs of the poets, Lutie Hart showed how in everything as in the heel of Achilles there is a vulnerable point, Lizzie Wallace spoke on messages, and Olive Salisbury on the seven ages. In presenting the class to the president of the board Prof. Dixson noted that the scholarship record for first and second honors awarded to Ruble Smith and Howard Wallace was the same as the record for punctuality and attendance, which he said was a significant fact. On behalf of the board Geo. E. Clarke spoke a few words expressing the satisfaction felt by the public with the evidences of good work in the schools given by the class, and delivered the diplomas. An invocation by Rev. Bagnell opened the program, songs by Dr. Hist and the Euterpean club of ladies, and a violin solo by Kate Smith were interspersed, and the benediction was given by Rev. Gorrell. It was a splendid programme and a credit to the public schools. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. J. J. Wilson was a Spirit Lake visitor last week. Miss Ella Thompson is home from school at Grinnell. C. M. and C. J. Doxsee enjoyed a visit from their father last week. Miss Daisy Hack is up from Humboldt visiting Mrs. Mamie Haggard. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Dunn are up from Omaha visiting at John Galbraith's. Merchant Cook of Hobart was at Dubuque last week on a visit with friends. W. H. Ingham went yesterday to try some new bass flies on the fish in Okoboji. Mrs. Fred. Fuller is in Winneshiek county for a three weeks' visit with relatives. Miss Ada Smith is home for her summer vacation after a very successful year of school. Miss Emma Buell came from Minneapolis last week for a short visit with her Algona friends. Bar net Devine put in last week at the lakes, He is as good with the fish as he is with other live stock, Bert. Edmonds came up from Des Moinei last week for a visit at home. He says the big Des Moines race was eight miles. M. F. Randall was at Mason City Saturday to see the Masonic brethren with reference to the coming celebration at Algona. Geo. E. Clarke, W. B. Quarton, and Frank Nicoulin went to Spirit Lake Monday evening to see whether the fish are biting, W, C. Hall returned to Minneapolis last week after his visit with his cousin, Howard Robinson. He is in the Nicollet National bank. J. W. Hay went yesterday morning on bis annual fishing trip to the lakes. He has a Chicago friend who meets him, and who came in yesterday. S, B. Shadle returned from attending his father's funeral Monday, and was met by a telegram announcing the death of Mrs. Shadle's sister at Boone, and both took the afternoon train south. Profs. Johnson and Lilly and C, A. Telller went to Mason City Friday evening to attend the meeting of the Young Mens' Christian association of the Waterloo district, The circus was there the same day, but the rain they say prevented them from getting as big a crowd as they bad at Algona. They report a very successful session of the Young Meas' Christian association. you some good FONG LOT wiU opes a laundry in gona 09 May 25, and will then he prepared to 49 fjrsHlaw work at reason . y.f-^ : will bargains in summer gc At Taylor's, • * • § AND A- A Wrapper for A Waist for -, - SOc Sailor Hat for CALL, kf**,4«<**-iA.A i ' ';J» ' Vfe We Have Removed Our farm machinery from the rink to our shops on Call street, where we have a full line of all machinery needed on the fahn, including Standard Mowers= :I •"rU and repairs for the same. Be sure to see the Standard before you buy. Bradley & Nicoulin. Our Macintoshes Are Stylish Garments Hand Made Cloths Coated with Pure . Rubber Steam Vulcanized; will not Become Hard Absolutely Wind Proof Perfect in All Their Points Jas. Taylor. m >& ->*& THE removal sale of furniture at J, R, Lord's is BO hoa*, Anyone can teU that by the loads of goods .that are i£s store daily, WESLEY NEWS NOTES. 8. B. Grove Loses a Valuable Horse— Death of John Woodcock's Only Child—Brief Mention. WESI/EY, June 19.—Our new post- office building will soon be enclosed. When done it will be one of the handsomest buildings in town. The beautiful rain we have been having of late has revived the crops in this vicinity and it looks now as though a good crop of potatoes and corn Is assured. R. B, Hopkins, our depot agent, informs us that be sold 87 tickets here last Friday for Algona to parties attending the show, Will Danson of Algona was a Wesley caller Monday, Thos. Gray was at Marion, S. D,, last week on business, returning Saturday evening. S. E. Grove had one of his most valuable horses die this morning, Dr. Sayers of Algona was called, but nothing it seems could be done to save it. Julian Bacon of Des Moines is here visiting his brother, Fred, and bis sister, Mrs. S. X. Way. Mrs, Rev, Eastman is visiting relatives at Blue Earth, Minn,, this week. Mr. and Mrs. John Woodcock of Buffalo Center lost their only child The remains were brought over to Wesley last Friday and buried in the Catholic cemetery. LADLES' slippers, new stock, at Gal* braith's, ^ Yen? can get a quarter's worth for 15 cents at the Opera Bouse Grocery this week, comes to benefits given by the band to replenish their empty treasury they are very quick to insinuate that they are of the people, for the people, etc,, and expect the town to shell out, and they generally do. This same sense of representativeship, when a band is on duty no matter when or where, should be brought into exercise, and it is the duty of a band to see that the good name of their town is not brought into disrepute by any acts that they commit. IN HONOB OF BT, JOHN, Far Tbe Masons Will Gather From and Near Next Tuesday—Tbe Ex« erclses. The programme of the big Masonic ' gathering next Tuesday .includes several features of interest. The banquet at 7 o'clock is one, the ride to C, L, Lund's fine farm at 3 o'clock is an* other, and the music by the Emmets* burg band is a third. The clans gather at 10:30 o'clock in the morning at. the hall for general reception, and at 11 o'clock go to the opera house for the morning services; Invocation, Rev. Davidson, Introduction pf president. Muslo, Address of president. Election of officers. At 2 o'clock in the afternoon .th& opera house is again opened with the, following programme; Address pf welopme. Response. Music. Address on the part of the lodge, J)r, Morse, Response. toe Riot The Pwrt Monitor says: The recent disrepute ta which the Address on part of Eastern S.tar, Mrs, Randall. Response. Music. Oration^ Rev, Geiger. Following this ' Mr. in „, ., TbtewUlbeagaia -»^v,.. Algona ebould put on her -Jjfh '/W v !t l%d£ $„ i*. si. . -t A e

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