The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 25, 1895 · Page 1
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e Haven't )ld Everythin) But we are willing to, at the Opera House Grocery. F _Li_ Hake Notice, We call your special attention to our 3ig Drive, In Ladies' and Children's Underwear. 25 Cents. G. L Galbraith & Co. ^ We wish our friends and patrons a Happy New Year > in more ways than one, We wish them even more—we wish |TtQ assure them that their happiness will be largely augment- 1'; ed if they keep an eye on the fact that our grocery stock is |; always large and comprises the very best to be had on any 181 , market, Look at Our Crockery and Glassware, will wonder at the cheapness of these really fine goods, James Patterson, BJook, if'» * Choicest New York Buckwheat Flour , IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, | ASH TELLS HOW IT WAS, Says He Wasn't "Mashed Into a Je or Anything Else in the Late Penitentiary Money in Cotfl Gobs—N*w Story About Dolllver—Miscellaneous News of the Northwest. la a letter to the Wesley Reporter Freeman Ash corrects the exaggerated report of the trouble at the Anamosa penitentiary published last week. He says! In view of certain newspaper reports which have gained wide circulation In regards to the so-called " riot" which occurred at this prison on the 29th ult., I deem It my bounden duty, both to my friends ut home and my em- ployes here to correct the errors and misstatements which have crept Into print, and will state that said reports, so far as they relate to myself, are almost utterly false and the particulars briefly stated are as follows: On the morning of the above date while the convicts were filing in to breakfast some trouble was occasioned by an unruly convict stealing up behind and attempting to assault me with a bottle. He was repulsed, however, and like the reptile he is, ran back to his seat. I escaped with but a slight scalp wound, which did me no harm whatever. I will further state that nothing approaching a " riot" took place, as erroneously stated by the papers, and the disturbance was promptly and vigorously suppressed. I was not knocked down and pounded "into a jelly," nor was I carried more dead than alive on a stretcher to .the hospital. These eaffee profitably tfi Marten eouuty, a few years Harvey Inghtttft aad Abe Funk will be in the cehtef'of tbe bana* Ba belt, Cedar Itaplds Witis, The state Wdycle meet wilt be held at Cedar Rapids in July with $3,000 ih prizes. _ ' THE WBEK'8 MEMM8. Rev. Davidson wilt preach his fare- Well sermon in Algona next Sunday. The Social Union meets Friday evening at 8 o'clock with the 'following program : Vocal trio, M Isses Maud Cowan, Mnggie Hnggnrd, and . Maggie Hunt! paper, The Monroe Doctrine, Rev. Stevensi vocal solo, Geo. Horton; declamation, Will Galbraith; piano solo, Mlsa Stella Johnson; paper, Plppa Passes, Miss Louise McCoy; vocal solo, iy " ' ' There is Always A Best——- -• V-i&i. ' ;';«$ ~<>*,r,y,lf> statements, I opine, will reassure my friends of my safety and perfect well being and, I trust, will suffice to dissl 1QO, $3.00, m - H4U ^-'•''"-'•'---.SEB, lyrogtem, 9, y, .Haggard & O — •- — i -. v* Mwwf ii *.i i 0U4J1WVJ ti\J UAOOJ, pate the wild and sensational stories published by certain bloodthirsty and over-zealous scribes. Respectfully yours, FREEMAN ASH. A New Way to Make Money. Lust spring T. T. Keeley distributed perhaps 10 bushels of pipe cob corn among some two dozen farmers not far from Washington, Iowa. It was a success in every case and willbe a go now. Jas, Lukavsky shelled 1,000 ears of it and on Saturday sold 10 bushels of the corn for $2 and got $2.60 for the cobs. The Pr.ess says: Illinois raises it quite extensively. They are finding uses for the cobs. Used to burn them. Now make molasses of them, and a coarse carpet for office floors, and also make an attractive wall covering, a coarse tapestry. The days of waste are passing; a use is found for everything. Another Dolllver Story. The Osage Press is responsible for the following: Congressman Dolliver's bride, as the story goes, was truly worth her weight in gold, a rich uncle giving Mr. and Mrs. Dolliver both their weight in gold. Mr. Dolliver weighs 205 and his wife 167, and mathematicians figured that the amount received was 160,000. More Alleged News. . FORT DODGE, Deo. 17.—It is rumored that a gan? of counterfeiters have their headquarters up near Algona, a town north of here. John Sharp, a shoemaker at that place, received a dollar from a certain resident and the coin proved to be made of lead. Several spurious coins have been noticed in circulation of late, which gives rise to the suspicion. Comment Unnecessary. The West Bend Journal asks: Have you noticed that only two farm products are now bringing high prices, viz: butter and hayf If you will inquire of commission houses in Chicago they will tell you tbat Palo Alto and Kossuth counties, in Iowa, send more of those two products to market than any o^her counties in the west, Could Hear the Colonel Whlpper. Bailey says: Algona has put in a telephone exohanse that works "ele* gant," A talk with the county treasurer in bis office recently convinced us that the line is aH that can be asked. We could hear bim talk in a very low tone as distinctly as though on the main line, _^ Gilbert Hasn't Heard of ft, Fred Gilbert of Spirit Lake has npt yet be,ard about that Webster City challenge for a world's medal shooting watch. The Beacon says: It should be understood, hpwever, thatourobaisu* pjonie eager to accept a pballenge from any quarter pf the wfirld, ing Hamilton county, — .- VW t. U | »i.m.*uu «_*isu it? w *livyv»^*jr ^ y \JVjtkI O\J JL/i Dr. Rlst. All are cordially Invited to be present, The evangelistic meeetlngs at the courthouse, being conducted by Rev. J. B. Clapp, assisted by Evangelist J. B. Rice of Kentucky, bid fair to be a grand success. The house was completely filled Sabbath afternoon and evening by representative citizens of Algonit. The evangelist took for his afternoon subject. "Social Unrest; Its Cause and Cure." His torse, clear statement of facts, enforced by his southern enthusiasm, aroused the indifferent and held the close attention of the large audience from first to last. A still larger audience greeted htm in the evening, when he preached from the subject, "America's new religion." He strove to remove the prejudice of the people against the church as an organization, by showing them that the practices which they condemned in the church of the past and also the present, they themselves upheld and applauded when indulged in by the state, and he.!maintained that there was only one standard of right for church and state, for man and God, for home and heaven. His conclusion was that the state was the result and not the cause of the church. Mr. Rice has recently returned from Europe and the Orient, where he had ample opportunity for observing the signs of the. times and his addresses show that he has made the most of those opportunities and that he Is a man of wide information, education and culture, and will doubtless continue to draw crowded houses. He is ably supported by Rev. Clapp, who has charge of the singing. The subject announced for Thursday evening is, ''Christ Before Herod,'" with the dance question as a leading point. The meetings will continue in the court house each evening at 7:80. CLOAKS, cloaks, cloaks, cloaks! Capes, capes, capes! by the wholesale at Galbraith's. Holiday Excursion Rates. On Dec. 24, 25, and 31, 1895, and Jan. I, 1896, the Northwestern line will sell excursion tickets at reduced rates to Stations within a distance of 200 miles, good for return passage until Jan. 2, 1896, inclusive. For tickets and full information apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.—89t2 E. G, BOWYER, now at the new stand In the Cowles block, has a complete stock of * ^ In everything—why not in Groceries f I Try our Teas and Coffees, and yo.ti will say the same, None surpass and' few equal our Diamond Mocha and J ava > ana; May Bud Tea. Wish you a happy New Yean i/ys ••(•» Langdon & HudstitiM TELEPHONE NO. IS. We will sell a regular ^oc -pair of FOR AND FINE JEWELRY. Only 39c. As long as present stock lasts. C. M. DOXSEB, •' i, i i /vi^i : -M •\& ,' -w 'j, vV , >'' >f V J 'M$ ; . •<')& GRADUATED OPTICIAN. Eyes tested Jree of clmrge. Large line of tlcal goods always on hand, Repairing of flne watches a P, L, SLAG-LE, Manufacturer ana dealer In Harness, Saddles, Whips, and all Harness goods. Also a full line of Trunks, Orlps, and Telescopes. BepalrJ neatly and promptly done, I sell "°*"*"* OR, JOSEPH HAAS 1 REMEDY FOR HOG CHOLERA, Positively the best remedy for cholera In hogs or chickens. Oqme and see me, at nevr adjointog QhitBtensen's »very barn. I Holiday Gife .,'•& PHI* The Sioux City Journal of i Merrill Call, ion p| A. F, Pall, w»§ agpi^ntly throwa apjnjjj ft g^ at fta Wgb, sobopl building yegt rwmwlTOB. w faaOJy isj was tekgn. berne. The boy ftmg wftlle t bu/ thiflli bartgu STEAM We have plenty of things left which would 'make them. \ \'$ Would call your attention particularly to " ' A * s Odd Pieces in Fine China, ' '• I 5M Such as Cups and Saucers, Chocolate and Tea PqtsV vif Salad and Fruit Bowls, etc,, etc, All perfect jn.eYW$-w'$ respect, These are really the choiqe ware and 'designs^ of last year, and we—rowing to the Jiar$ '• times^-maosS%f the mistake of buying more of FINE goods than wer,§4f needed. Result; We sold off the cheaper' goods 5 , 'buft''' M kept these, . - • ".. *.>•> *?'"T:$& No Dealer' Anywhere THAN THEY QO§T U?« IN N£W YORK"WY? inspection is invited, ' Tfo ENGINES. OHAS. P, VIU^BO »' i 1 * , ,, '.-•(", 5 "AY '.vvjsw •'• \ , ':> 5 T>1 t**>Jt\ -^; ii.'l^l " ' ITJf ; '- : -'?fef''* '!">;/-'S^r>5"^ l '!*Jw"4^''^3S^M Than ftfe^pieee of Furniture, and A.-D.^MeG si^^i«M'f"r i p J >'* ir s" I "''' p '/T" J "j" & "j ' ' -''' >•> \

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