The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 8, 1896 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 8, 1896
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*'\ c \ • ' < l *•- _, Ik**,* Y^'V t"i* *$& "?.<!& f* ^.Lktt^e,-,*,'. V -1'5 ^ * - l_,.t^r- J,_ '-? IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1886. ^nuary 20 We will be opposite the pdstoffice. Ill then we want burtrade at the pera House Grocery M. Z. GROVE & SON. ake Notice, We call your special attention to our Drive, In Ladies' and Children's Underwear. '5 Cents. G. L. Galbraith & Co. E. G. BOWYER, [now at the new stand in the Cpwles block, " ( has a complete stock of AND FINE-JEWELRY. I GRADUATED OPTICIAN. s tested free of charge. Large line of optical goods always on hand. <tf,flne waUJies a Andrew Harisen, LUMBER ?lumbing and Repr Work 8 Q«»«!«U7P& r Bg.ftnA tin wprk dgne on Bljovt notice, le, and » bwildtng AWPBBW P. v, Peek .[Successors to Jpnes ,* H 5i j,J:Ui-t The State University OF THE SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS Will begin the year 1895-90 «• On September 18. For particular information as to tbe respective departments address as follows: Collegjate-Oharles A. Sofcaejter, president, Iowa City, LaW'-Emlin McClaln, chancellor, Iowa City. Medipal-J. W, Harrlman, M. »„ secretary of faculty, Iowa Olty. HomaSopatWo Medical— J, G, Gilchrist, M, D., registrar of faculty, Iowa Olty, De»tal— A. O, Hunt, p, D. S., dean of faculty, Iowa City, Pharmaceutical— E. L, Boerner, Ph, G,, dean of faculty, Iowa Olty. Expenses in all departments are reasonable. Cost of board in private families, ?3 to $5 per week; in clubs, $3 to J3,5Q per week, For catalogues or for general information address r Preeident. OR NO •'? well contractor, I have the only __ .steam drilling machine owned in the county; sink wells far water supply for towns, cities, arid railroad 8pWftratte»W to farm well work, Estimate lloy only expert drillers, 7, A,lg0»9, IQWB. .made, I Address A. i 1 , i, A, Drugs aud Medicines, 0x3;, " NEWS OF THE NORTHWEST John fteckef took Paris Gteeh and Wili Walters* Tried to Shoot Himself* Whittetndfe People ate Tired of Pool Oil—Hew Landlord fot Butt— General Notes, John Deckel', at Corwith, took the paris grseti route to the ethereal hence last Tuesday. The Hustler gives the details of the Unfortunate affair: About 2 o'clock in the morning Mr. Decker arose, as his wife supposed, to get a drink of water, Instead, however, he got from the top shelf in the cup- bpard a package of paris green, mixed two table spoonfuls in a glass of water and swallowed the. contents, Two hours later he called his wife and admitted what he had done. Dr. Heskott was summoned and soon pronounced the case hopeless. The stricken man lingered in the greatest agony till 1 o'clock, when death released him from his pain. During his conscious moments friends endeavored to get him to tell what induced the rash act, but nothing was obtained beyond the expression, " I am so reckless that I am no use any more," and last words, "It is better they don't know why I did it." It is known that he had been drinking; heavily for several days previous to last Friday, and the act is generally attributed to melancholia induced by the reaction of the stimulants. That suicide was premeditated is beyond doubt, as he previously purchased a revolver, but oh discovering that he could get no cartridges he took the weapon back. Walters Wanted to Die. Buffalo Center Tribune: Will Walters of Thompson attempted suicide on Thursday afternoon of last week. He first went to the drug store and tried to purchase some strychnine, but on being refused that he procured a revolver and went to his room. He was just ready to shoot himself when one, of his friends came in and took the revolver away from him. He then walked out in the country to a Mr. Watson's and borrowed a shot gun. He proceeded some distance from the house and putting the muzzle of the gun against his left breast, pulled the trigger with his right hand. Owing to his unsteady condition, caused by a little too much "booze," the gun moved a little to the left just as he pulled the trigger and the charge passed between his side and arm, burning his clothing in a frightful manner. His father came up from Keinbeck and took Will homo with him. _ After Better OH. The Champion says the Whittemore people have burnt diluted water (Standard oil) in their lamps as long as their patience will admit. Our merchants have now a car of oil from theDubuque tank .line, which, although a little higher in price, is a good quality of oil, The Standard people will probably drop their price in order to get the trade back, and to crush out the smaller company, but we should all insist upon having the good oil, and thus aid in crushing one of the mightiest trusts on the face of the earth. New Landlord at Burt. The Monitor says Wm, Peck has leased his hotel at Burt, adding: There is an agreement between Wm, Peck and a Mr. McGibbon of Des Molnes, whereby the latter leases the hotel, beginning April 1, for a term of five years. Prom what Mr, Peck told our reporter we would infer that the rental is $700 a year. Mr. McGibbon is now a traveling man and makes Burt op his regular route, and, we understand, was formerly in the ho^el business at Des Moines. He will be here the first of the week, Mr, Peck says, to make out the papers, • _ Got Homesick Quickly. Burt Monitor; Two runaway boys, giving their names as Nio Olson and Jimmy Jeremiah, bobbed up in Burt Tuesday evening, ,They ran away from their homes near Forsythe, Palo Alto county, ope of them said because his mother whipped biro, They had left on Sunday, an4 this wag about as far as they wanted to go, and they had serious thoughts of life and a longing for home about this time, Wednesday morning they lit out across the country apd said they would pull for home. We have heard nothing pf them since, An item is going the rounds which reads; A farmer pear Knoxville; Iowa, h^g been railing coffee, PR a email scale', In'theppringollS^he planned seven grains ef Rto coffee and in the fan re* celyed hall a gallon pf good quality, Ke again- plan te4 moreqeffsf JR tie spring of 1896 Afid tbil time received big y {ejg, wbjgh, sgnv ingefl ' «ew prpprJetgrs of the BwSslo Qiatir .flinlJjyjj^ 5?bftyjtpg tW9 yQUBST' tQ@^ 'fit tttiCtaftK'vto m wfUjROMfB ! ^ *\n««l> nft+tfH f*f\t1*\ t-MV* «k*«H< Wl 1 1 1* MAt at thfct t?1ace last; week« He is ft bef of Company P of the loWft guard, and says word has been from headquarters that no ttettibef of the company is to be discharged wheh their time expires, but must be held for duty iu base they are neededi John dfove*s Ootitpetttdt'Si fitttmetsburg ftettoetat: t)ea!y & Co. request us to state that they will meet the prices of atiy, Chicago or -AlgoBa firm, ns showh on the circulars distributed throughout the county, and make the purchaser of each bill of goods & present of a suck of the best flour they handle. NATORE"'3 INSTRUMENT. '"" The brook Which gurgles on Its way And whirls beneath the old .brush fence Makes muslo in toy ear today; 'Tis one of nature's instruments. 1 srem to hear it dash along, Impatient at the hlnd'rllig stones, Yet leaping gayly in its song Of mingled Joy and monotones. E'en when a boy if e'er I had' A softened sense of worldly pain The oadence of that brook song glad Restored my happy self again. And now above tho irksome round To which this noisy world gives vent 1 hear a sweet, relieving sound, The strain of nature's instrument. —Joe Cone in Boston Traveller. WHEN WOMAN IS» NOT GRACEFUL. Conditions Under Which She Manages to Look Absurd. Why is it that, notwithstanding the worship accorded to woman in the abstract, she generally manages to look absurd, under conditions wherein men try to keep their dignity? Is it stereotyped convention which hampers our judgments, or are these things really facts? For instance, there is nothing remarkable in an old gentleman crossing a street or even walking in a gale of wind, but place an -elderly woman, somewhat portly, iu the same situation, and the result is a caricature. Her petticoats outline her shape absurdly, a vast expanse of stocking fills a doubtful gap, and her feet seem to straggle helplessly. Pew women can enter a carriage, mount the steps of a coach or hurry into a hansom gracefully, while the spectacle of a woman getting into a boat is far from pleasing. A stout lady on a bicycle gives fair cause for ridicule, and yet fat people dance far more lightly and buoyantly than thin people. The slimmest girl cannot run prettily, and as for football, we have seen the re- en Its. But, to leave the sphere of athletics, a dowager - ? in. a low dress is far from pleasing, while the multiplicity of objects carried by a woman when out shopping seems to hamper and' render her movements awkward. She has none of the convenient pockets affected by men, she is always seeking for her pocket handkerchief or struggling to extract her purse from the black folds of her gown, or burdened with an umbrella, a parcel, a satchel or with her dress itself. On a .journey she is hot and flustered and in a hurry and cumbered with many cares, "while a man drops easily into his seat, unfolds his paper and smokes or thinks, impervious to fate. A woman is only really graceful when she is at rest, lolling in a carriage or sitting in a drawing room or else dancing, when she has the genius for it —London Graphic. The Touralners. The Tourainers themselves are comforting to behold—a stalwart, brown faced people, with contentment deep set in them, The women in their blue cotton gowns, white mutches and unwieldy •wooden shoes, are picturesque enough for anything, if their dark, sloelike eyes and ready smiles be also taken into account. One sees fair faces among the younger girls— Madpnnalike faces. It were easy to fancy that Agnes Sovel, "the fairest of the fair," resembled the best of them when she, too, was young and had not yet caught the eye of a king. .. As for the men, they are whut one would expect them to be in such a natural garden— a hardworking class, prone to rejoice in all the festive leisure they can obtain, • They love their native province passionately ; it is difficult to realize what they must have felt when, a quarter of a century ago, the Prussian BQldiers trod their fields and vineyards under foot and burned, their hoines.teajj8. " J 40 not believe, |T paid one of them to me the 1 otter day, "there can be any other country in the world better to live in than Tour* ftjpe, We Jw* so rauohsua even in winter, The climate is so mild and all things grow i» it,"— »AU the Qhina they ft few Their JWoney'e.WOTtte, .,. naval officers who were in during the late war tell of a day spent ashore looking f< -report. yen, anjountiug $Q tvbout 4 secured the services of for went on bravely, and 94 £ not being up Id th .# . was ay f 9m a fl *? i There is Always A Best In everything— why not in Groceries,? Try our Teas and Coffees, and you will say the same, None surpass and few equal our L n > , t , , Mocha and Java, and May Bud Tea. V. : i. Wish you a happy New Year, Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. A Woman who recently moved to our city came to our store last \Veek to get a cook stove. We showed her the best thing we had—a Buck'sSteel Range—and proceeded to call her attention to the elegant appearance of the range, and show her, the substantial manner in which it was made—the heavy smooth castings, and general durability of its construction. She says "if it is a Buck's I know all about it, I used one for five.or six years myself and I do not care to look for anything better," and in less than five minutes from the time she entered the store she had Bought a Buck's Steel She is only one of a half score who have purchased' Buck's Steel Ranges of us the past fall and winter who 1 cannot say enough in praise of the ranges. For sale only by C. M. DOXSE&, able Holiday ik ' ,\ ** We have plenty of things left which would ,make them. / Would call your attention particularly to Odd Pieces in Fine China, . Such as Cups and Saucers, Chocolate and Tea Pots, Salad and Fruit Bowls, etc,, etc. All perfect in every, respect, These are really the choke way^, and- designs. 4 of last year,»and we—owing to the hard timep-^mside/ the mistake of buying more of FINE goods than .were needed, Result: We sold off the cheaper-' goods, but kept these, , , No. Dealer Anywhere would sell the SAME QUAL* , ITY of ware at our present prices, as we only want to CLOSE THEM OUT, ' They, are marked lor LESS, THAN THEY COST US IN NEW YORK CITY, An ' inspection is invited, •.•»•' The Grange Store, -• *W8 v «'*» ; ' ' - •/• '»n#l|w -V ",,.Vr>^$$ .-f-v^Jasf

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