The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 12, 1894 · Page 1
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By*'* ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1894, ^ The Freshest and Best Eatables are Still a Specialty at the Opera House Grocery, Summer Goods ... Reduced in Price at *, G A 1 f\ I j\ (Ln TH'S. Ghallies, per yard, - - - 04c Summer Silk, per yard, - 28c Swivel Silk, per yard, - - 50c Serpentine Grape, per yard, - - 20c Ladies,' misses,' and children's undervests, 50 each; Ladies' and misses' capes and jackets at half price; Ladies' button shoes, patent leather tips, #1.50. We will give some good bargains in lace curtains, carpets, etc. Now I am Moved and comfortably settled at my new stand on State street, and am better than ever prepared to meet the wants of those who contemplate buying anything in the line of FURNITURE. I now have lots of room to shp.w goods and lots of goods for your inspection, which I cordially invite. Anything not in stock will be ordered promptly, Come in. 0", The best place to buy •••••' School Shoes IS AT THI Where you will find The Largest Stock, The Best Assortment, The Finest Goods, and The Lowest Prices in Ladies', Misses' and Children's, Hens', Boys' and Youths' Fine Boots and Shoes, BROWNELL & ALLRED, Algona, Iowa. FARM LOANS. Waving secured the agency of the New England Loan and Trust Company, I am now prepared to make farm loans on five to ten years' time at the lowest possible rate, with privilege of partial payments before due. Office over Ghrisehilles' stop, Algona, MINISTER SANG TOO LONG That Was Bro, Bf ooks' Coniplairtt tt tiveffflore, but the Chut-ch bid Not Sustain Him. Arid Now tie is Minus His Membershi Therein for Fracturing the Ttuth— Other Northwest News. full story of Rev. 0. Brooks trouble at Livermore furnishes a rathe amusing chapter in local church his tory. It seems that the hew Baptis preacher there Is a singer. He has a good voice and one of enduring quali ties. It does not tire easily. More ever the minister enjoys his own music Seated at the organ he allows the sharps and flats to fill the vaulted dome of the Livermore church until some o his less musical auditors are like pin cups in a deluge, filled to overflowing It has been the custom to hold a praise meeting each Sunday evening before church. The pastor at these meetings has often allowed his zeal for music to make him forgetful of the passing hour and the praise service has delayed the more serious services of the evening until Rev. Rev. Brooks, whose zeal is for prompt action if for anything, made up his mind that the cause was being injured and that a little friendly admonition would not only be in order, but was his bounden duty as a faithful jleaner in the vineyard. He accordingly approached the pastor and Bug- jested that while it was not his desire ;o cork the fountains of melody, it was ils opinion that the church services were being injured by the delays in be- linning occasioned by the musical overflow in the praise meeting, and ;hat if the praise meetings wore held after the regular service the church would grow more rapidly in members. Tn fact, he went on to say to give point ;o his remarks, some had already left on account of the much singing. The pastor instead of accepting Bro. Brooks' •enmrds in the spirit in which they vere intended, and no doubt suspect- ng the good faith of this attack on vocal music by a vender of organs, made particular note of the statement about ome having gone, and had Bro. Brooks )ut on trial as to its literal accuracy. On trial the individual persons who wore alleged to have failed in their appearance could not be specified and Bro. Brooks was churched as a pre- raricator, the truth was declared not n him, and he is now wandering about utside of the Baptist fold, getting en- orsemonts from the business world as o his reputation. A Kossuth Onion Patch. The Blue Earth Post relates the folowing: Geo. Hawkins, formerly con- lected with one of our meat markets, is ow running a farm of hie own about our miles west of Elmore just over the ine in Iowa. A few days since his Brother, A. F. Hawkins, and Fred Anerson drove down to see the folks. Art says he never saw such good crops n his life. Mrs. Hawkins took it upon lerself to sow seven or eight acres of nions. They brought to this office sample of the onions raised. It weighs 22 ounces and is of the silver olor variety. Had it not been for the routh they would have had from 3,000 o 4,000 bushels. The lowest estimate ut upon the crop as it now stands is .500 bushels of as nice onions as were ver grown. Their other crops are ex- ellent, especially the corn, which Art. ays is as heavy as any he ever .saw. We congratulate Mr. Hawkins upon is good luck and hope he may sell his nions to advantage. 35. G» Bowyer Be-elected, The Iowa Retail Jeweler's association, new organization, held its first semi- nnual meeting Thursday at the Savory ouse. About 85 jewelers from outside he city were present, Ten new mem- ers were admitted. The object of the ssoclation is to compel manufacturers o stamp their goods honestly. Instan- es are quoted where watch cases war- anted for 20 years' wear were sent to 10 United States mint and being as* ayed were found to contain but 65 to 7i cents worth of gold. The retail eweiers have to stand the blame and ose business on account of this dis- onesty, so they are trying to baye a RW passed by congress to prevent it. "'he officers of the Iowa association are: 3. A. Cole, Winterset, president; D, A- Curtis, Knoxville, vice president; H. Cirkpatriok, Battle Creek, secretary; ",. G. Bowyer, Algopa, treasurer. Capt. Tyrrell of Belmpnd knows where be profit is. He 8914 hie bank stock n Algona and last week oajrae home rom Dakota with J47 hogs}» one oar, tie total weight pj which, was only 7.QOQ pounds, JJe h&4'pljrch&8ea them t Scptlapd, S, W., the fa.rm.ers there eiog oompejleij to sell all their stock, attt§ anfl bogs PD account fit Shortage f orope, HJp uftole, who Uy«| 80 jftiles, of Sepftod oftly mUe4 JQQ bushels of wheat and 126 bushels of Oftts and his cord is badly dftmSged. THe fefitt Tribune says the captain says i he hears any farmers in this seetibn complaining after the abundant crop we have had this year he will try to kick them With both feet. Another Medal fof Bravery, Capt. H. I. Smith of MEBOH City has received one of the medals issued by congress "for most distinguished gal lantry nt the crossing of the Black River, North Carolina. March 15, 1865. The officer, then serving on the staff o: brigade commander, under fire and al the peril of his life, fearlessly plunged into a swiftly flowing river, swollen beyond its banks, and rescued a soldier who had been swept down beyond his depth." THE 1894 OOBN OEOP, Government and State Reports Show Where lowit Stands la the List. The reports of the department of agriculture at Washington for September shows a falling oil in the condition of corn all over, the country. The present condition is 75 in Kentucky, 70 in Ohio, 55 in Michigan, 80. in Indiana, 76 in Illinois, 51 in Wisconsin, 60 in Minnesota, 40 in Iowa, 60 in Missouri, .45 in Kansas, 15 in Nebraska and 16 in South Dakota. In most of .ho southern states the condition has •isen and a good crop iff certain. In addition to the unfavorable prospects arising from the low condition of the growing crop, reports from eight states show that of the aggregate of 40,878,934 acres planted there was cut up for 'odder or abandoned, 16,506,000 acres, or 38 per cent, which is a little over 20 per cent, of the entire area planted n the country. The percentage out up or abandoned by the states report- ng is as follows: Indiana, 06, Illinois 0, Wisconsin 2], Iowa 35, Kansas 61, Missouri 10, Nebraska 81, South Dakota 81. THE STATE CROP REPORT. Following is a summary of the September reports of the correspondents of the state: The average condition of corn is. rated 86 per cent, ["his indicates an average yield of 1.88 bushels per.acre. The present ^crea£o is 6,738,000 acres, and if this estimate is borne out by the final •eturns, the aggregate for the state will be about eighty million bushels. In the southern and central districts a arge portion of the crop has been cut, .nd the balance is mostly beyond langer from frost. In the northern districts cutting is rapidly progressing, but a portion of the crop is still immature, and would.be materially dam- iged by a killing frost. The amount of corn that will this 'ear bo put into the farmers cribs will >e very light—probably less than forty million bushels. But under stress of locessity the larger part of the fodder nil be utilized; and this added to the "•rain will give in feeding value a total orn yield of about 60 per cent, of an verage, if it is cut and cured in good ondition. Other crops are rated as follows: 'lax, 65; potatoes, 35; pastures, 83; pples, 60; grapes, 55 per cent. CORN Harvesters in stock at The Wigwam.—23 TWO LIVES SAVED. Mrs. Phoebe Thomas of Junction City, .1., was told by her doctors she had con- umption and that there was no hope for er, but two bottles of Dr. King's Now. Dis- overy completely cured her and she says it aved her life. Thos. Eggers, 189 Florida ii-eet, San Francisco, suffered from a vesdiul cold, approaching consumption; rlcd without result everything else, then ougat one bottle Dr. King's Now Discov ry and in two weeks was cured. Natural- y he is thankful. It is such results, of rhich these are samples, that prove the onderfui efficacy of this medicine in colds nd coughs. Free trial bottles at Sheetz'. tegular size 50o and $1, 5 ELECTRIC BITTERS. This remedy is becoming so well known nd so popular as to need no special men- on. All who have used Electric Bitters ing the same song of praise. A purer med- cme does not exist, and it is guaranteed to o all that is claimed. Electric Bitters will ure all diseases of the liver and kidneys, vill remove pimples, boils, salt rheum, ana ther affections caused by impure blood ; vill drive malaria from the system and pre- ent as well as cure all malarial fevers ; for ure of headache, constipation, and indigos- on try Electric Bitters. Entire satisf ae- on 'guaranteed or money refunded. Price Oo and one dollar a bottle, at Sheetz. 1 6 OHIO improved Chester White boars or sale. These are, the. very best ob- ainable of this breed, g. H. McNutt, Hobart, Iowa.— 23t3 An Opportunity Will be afforded your eastern friends to isit you by the low-rate home-seekers' xcursions arranged by the Chicago & forthwestern railway for Sept, 11 and 5 and Oct. 9, J894. If you will forward ) W. A. Thrall, general passenger and ;cket agent, the Northwestern line, Chicago, 111., the names and addresses f your eastern friends to whom this ip- ornmtion would be interesting, a oirou* ar giving rates and full detail of these xcursioss will be promptly sent.— 28t3 — - — • » ON Sept, 11, Sept. 85, apd Got, 9, 894, special harvest esQursion tickets l be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul railway at qne standard regr lar flrst-olass one-way fare for plug <8.<Si-eye For the above occasions the estera line will, fro«j gept, 17 to ?}, olvjiJve, sell exourslo» tickets to logle Qrevs aacj Webjter QJty and re< urn a.t reduced raies; .tiofcetf gwd for otura pawm uotll '< -Vis* ; Did You Know That "White Swan Flour": took Highest Award at the World's Fair??? Look for Official Ribbon in each sack, '«$ •^ Sold only by_ Langdon & Hudson. % ^""f ' ' A.V VL. t Dry Goods, Carfiets, v..^ Groceries. The Grange Store. ,'-A t f'-:f, DEAD SHOT Fly Paper is the best on earth, It kills flies by the bushel, Sold only by W. J, Studley, Druggist, Algona, Iowa, Be sure and ask for DEAD SHOT. ...^n Fine Crockery At the--*NEW STORE. Just arrived; bought in Chicago on ray way home ** v ,»*^ the east, It will ;pay everybody in Kossuth county tp*J call, as I have the finest stock of groceries-that can be? bought, Prices to suit the hard times, • ,. | -FRUITS OF ALL KfNDS of the best quality, Anyone, wishing teJ? buy their Flour for the year I will give a good discount and warrant ' ery sack, SALT BY THE BARREL, Po pot forget that you caq buy move goods from me for ope dollar tbft» a$| any other store in Iowa. Thanks for past favors, aed you wilj always flwft'f me ready to satisfy your wants ip my line, JAM1B When looking For a cook stove or range, remember I handle the;,,, Iftafh fe Iroii ?leas$ call

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