The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 4, 1896 · Page 8
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g?«Zf *.•*£? 4 • !•*»• t&trL^: , IOWA, VVftDSfiSDA V, MAROtt 4, 189& J J.V-' .!T_Z—^1^..- -ri- 'tiiriTllriltfnilllfflilll'''''"*'****^^^™'^ 111 **'^^ t'tf. Jfif % v< m. Is the subject* I havejtist the largest assdf tmeflt of Tea .ever . bought at one time in Algotia, I have been seven years itt the grocery business, aiid 1 have never before been able to give as good QUALITY of tea for the price as 1 can on this , shipment, 1 ib. 3Sc f 01* 10 Ibs, $3, and I will guarantee that it is better than any 500 tea ever sold in Algona or northwestern Iowa; and if the tea is not as represented, money will be refunded, tea can afford to let this opportunity long, Cowles Block, No one who drinks pass, as it won't last James Patterson. P. S. * have a * ew sac ks left of that famous flour so dearly . I. * *" loved by all. A farmer remarked the other day (and he was willing to stake all he had on this) that our 650 flour was BETTER than any flour made in Algona. People know where they can buy the best for the least money. I am for business. Yours truly, JAMES PATTERSON.' RAILWAY TIMS CARDS. '• CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at. ........ ............ . 0 :08 a m NO. 0 departs at............. ....... . , 4:24 p m Freights that carry passengers— No. 03 departs at... ......... ......... 11:55 am #0.71 departs at ......... . ......... 0:40 pin TRAINS BAST. No.,2 departs at ....... ...... . ...... ..10:22 am No. 4 departs at.. ..... .............. 0:04 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 78 departs at ...... ........ ...... 8:20 pm No. 04 departs at ..................... l:45pm R. F. HBUIUCK, Agent. CHICAGO 4 NORTHWESTEBJC. South- Pass..... ...... 3:05pm Pass ....... . ...5;58pnv Freight. ...... 0:30am Freight ....... :243 p in North- Pass. _ WUM (J ;20 p TTl Pass.'...'..'.'."8:13 a m Freight 0:30 am Freight 7:33pm . •Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 a in; arrives at Des Molnes at 8 :15 p m. L.V. Des M. 2 :30 a m Mixed connects with flyer and arrives at Chicago at 8 a. m. F. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. John Dillon tomorrow night. A light snow fell yesterday. the first since December. It is The Fan Tan IS A Clear Havana For 5 Gents. The only clear Havana 5-cent cigar in Algona, A. B. CHAMBERS, Factory No. 71, State st,, south of court house LEGAL. OEFICE OF -A.-ULd.itcr of State. ANNUAL OEETIHOATE, [For publication.] DBS MOINES, Feb. 24,180Q. "Whereas, The Michigan Fire and Marine Insurance Company, located at Detroit, Mich., lias filed in this office a sworn statement of its condition on the thirty-first day of December, 1895, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 4, Title IX, of the Code of Iowa, A. B. 1873, and amendments thereto, relating to in- Huranee companies; and whereas, said instrument shows that said insurance company has complied with the laws of thia state relating to Insurance. Therefore, In pursuance of law, I, 0. G. McCarthy, audijflr of state, do hereby certify that flaifl insurajMg,- company is authorized to transact the|busines8 of flre insurance in the stftte, by agejjts properly appointed and authorized to acknowledge service of process for and on behalf of said company, as required by law.untiH&e thirty first day of January, A, 1 D. 1897, -"',•• ' , I turther certify that the statement shows— 1st. The actual amount of paid-up capital of said company, Dec. 31, 18B5,to be ..,,..,.......8400,000,00 Sd. The aggregate amount of the assets of said company/ Dec. 31, 1895, to be ,. 803,444.30 3d. The aggregate amount of 'lia- , blUtiea of said company, inolud- ' Ing* the amount required to safe • ly re-insure all outstanding risks, Dee. 31,1885, to be,;..,,f....... 058,333.71 4th. The aggregate income of said company for the year 1895 to be 335,553,43 5th, Tlje aggregate expenditures of - said company for the year 1895 tope ..•.,..,..... 313,93-1,03 .,,, lu testimony whereof j have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of iny of- ,ftce the day and date above written, j ' .0, G. MCCARTHY, Auditor of State, ORDINANCE NO. 14. ' AN QIWINAKOE prohibiting the use of barb wire for fencing on any of the streets and Jjne of ajdevrafli or public grounds — Mgpnft,. • by. the qity epunojl of the city be unlawful for any "— to oo». gy sidewsik, or on any pub of Alggaa, any fence con,,,.,,.„. UJ.part of barb wjre, pr •Wh}pfc barb ijriremay be ffiftde use ^Q&'pepsonjVcorporatlon, or ajseooi- have first Phtained the consent of .K-AMfflftf,*® by Our old school teacher, J. H. Quick, was beaten 1 for mayor at Sioux City. The full program of the farmers' institute will be given next Wednesday. The lumber is on the ground for a new house west of the Catholic church, for Will Rellly. ' Judge Sherwin of Mason City will exchange with Judge Quarton and open court next week. The Methodist church has a lot of now hymn books, covering Gospel Hymns from number one to six. Rey. Landis Monday joined Oscar Cooley of Swea City and Christina G. Jacobson of German ia in marriage. Gardner Cowlos has a lot of. rock on his lots preparatory to making a sizeable addition to his home this spring. Jerome Finnegan ia planning to build a big house on the old farm this spring. It will be 32x30, two full stories. , Court meets Monday, Judge Quarton presiding. The Col. Clarke-Ellsworth attorney fee case will be the one to attract most attention. Geo. Clock is up from Hampton visiting. It is his first,return since leaving Algona. He reports his father doing well at merchandizing. S. S. Sessions will defend young Johnstone, who is charged with rape. He says there will be a good defense, as his client is not guilty.. The city council have adog ordinance about ready. They propose to clean out a lot of dogs that seem to have no particular business in town, C. L. LuRd has the foundation in for a tenant's house on the quarter south of the road, across from the home place. He will build two such houses. A big party of Odd Fellows went to Burt last Friday evening to witness work in the Robecca lodge. Burt leads the county in lady Odd Fellows. Work has begun on Dougal Wallace's fine new home on bis farm east of C. L. Lund's. , It will be a handsome addition to that part of our suburbs. School election comes next Monday. There are two directors to be chosen. Geo. E. Clarke and W. B. Quarton are the members whose terms expire. The farmers' institute comes next week Thursday and Friday, The day meetings will be in Clarke's hall, the evening meeting at the court house. J. M, Farley has withdrawn from the state bank at Whlttemore, Geo. E Boyle taking his interest. Mr. Farley goes into the new German American bank. The directors of the county agricultural society meet Saturday at 1 *)'clook at Danson & Butler's office to arrange for the fair. Every director should be present, W. J, Lung has wade an assignment of his harness shop, which Milt. Walters has been running, to B, W. Haggard. Outside creditors were pressing. Dr. Scptt is bringing suit for a divorce from his wife in this term of court, She lives in Chicago and is charged with desertion. S. S, Sessions is the doctor's attorney. The Armenian meeting a week ago resulted in,$J3 being raised, which has been forwarded through Rev. Tajmage to. Miss Olapa gaptpn. There were 75 pennies in the cplleolion, Marriage licenses have been issued to. Christ. Angers^n and Katie Broder. aan, j. A, Ojwter and Mary £_„ Ohas, Sohftsffsr and CoraGpdden, Corning and Mary, MpFarJaad,, g t&e lodge lhef-8 tmt in fitting -_„.-. .They retort lnai ISO visitors fceffe there from all the lodges in these partft. West Bend efitettained most bespitftbt.? and th<* visitors all say they had 4 west glorious time. . World cotHeS that Howard 'Robinson and Miss Lizzie Wallace were recently fnafried in Minneapolis ahd will go to Denver, where he has secured a desirable situation. Both have many friends in Algona, who will congratulate them and who will regret that they will not come here to live. Mi*. Whittaker, manager of the Ames opera bouse, telegraphed to Manager Blossom Monday that the John Dillon compnhy played to the largest audience in their opera house, and gave the best satisfaction of any company ever there. The press comment every where he has been is flattering to him. Jas. G. Green, the Irvitigton pioneer, has bought the lot west of S. Benjamin's house and already has a barn erected and the foundation in for a new house. It is to be 26x26, cottage style and Mr. Cratnmond wil 1 soon have it up. Mrs. Green has spent most of the winter in Algona with her daughter and in the spring Mi*. Green will come also and make his home in town, Representative May no voted against the woman suffrage bill. He must have been in Algona at the famous library election. The women voted at Webster City Monday on a public library. Only 205 registered and not half of them voted. At Waterloo 845 voted. Woman suffrage in legislation may be a good thing sometime, but at present it is only a subject for debate. A recent letter from A. H. Langdon to Cheover Hudson shows him very busy. He has solo charge of the building of 27 miles of railway with three resident engineers under him. The job includes a lot of bridge and dock work and will keep him hard at work all summer. He says they are putting in a slip to accommodate the largest car ferry In the world. He is at Manl- towoc at work for the Wisconsin Central. Hobart has several claims to distinction this spring. , One of them is the reputation of turning out the best butter that is being made hereabouts. By some mishap the last shipment was run into the river at New York and spoiled, but the commission merchants forwarded the money just the same, saying that they would collect from the railway company. This would not happen if the butter was not very desirable to the commission men. Manager Blossom expects to have Thomas Keene in Algona, April 13, to play Richard III. The contract is not closed but undoubtedly will be. Keene has a reputation in this great Shakes- perian character second to no American actor, and his coming will fitly close what has been a season of high class attractions at the opera house. No one who enjoys good acting and the tragedies of Shakespere can afford to miss Keene, if the date ,is finally announced. ' MR, DOtLlVBR ON SILVER. He Gave the F*ee Coinage Men Some Hafd finis to Crack iti cent Speech. a fte- Lucid Presentation of thft 'Question SO Vexatious Among the Politicians and the People. Bishop Fowler will deliver his great lecture on Abraham Lincoln in Music hall at Emmetsburg under the auspices of the Young People's union, on Monday evening March 9. The Minneapolis Tribune pronounced this the greatest intellectual treat ever given in that city. All who have heard the lecture are loud in its praise. Admission 50 cents. Those who expect to go from this city can get their seats reserved by writing to the secretary of the Y P. U., Rev. Robt. Bagnell. 'Squii>e Clarke had a big strapping peddler, by name Wm. Newton, up last week for being drunk and sentenced him to jail. Sheriff Samson got him over to the jail steps, but there he decided he could "lick" the sheriff and turned on him. Night Watch Hunter and W. J, Brunson came along and Newton was soon deposited behind the bars. At this point he drew a razor and began slashing about, fortunately not hitting the bars with it. An ordinary case knife is.all they were intended for. , . The marriage of George Coffen and Miss Anna Hunt in Burt was the social event of last week. George is one of the county's popular young men, son of Clark Coffen, a Plum Creek pioneer, Miss Hunt grew up in Algona, where she is universally esteemed. Friends and relatives gathered to congratulate them, and if the noise of cannon heard nearly to Algona had a part,in the festivities, all Burt must have been celebrating the event. THE UPPER DES MOINES joins in wishing them all joy and happiness, A meeting was held at the court house last Thursday evening and was largely attended by the business men of the town to consider normal school matters. The opinion was unanimous that a bond should be prepared and be signed ready for filing, A committee consisting of Geo, E. Clarke, E. V, Swotting, and W, C, Danson was appointed to draft a bond, A further committee was appointed consisting of Ambrose A. Call, C. C. Chubb, C. L. . V£MI V, V. WUUO0, U, it. T -ntr- „.• Wadsworth, Geo. 0. Call, J. W. Hinobon, and Harvey Ingham to secure the necessary signatures. The committee will meet and act as soon as the normal school bill passes either house at Des MoineB. NEW lot of choice crockery at Grove & Son's, i 10 for Grove & Son, On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Horn J. P. Dolliver made a speech in congress in opposition to free coinage of silver. It would fill ten columns of TttE UPPER DES MdiNES, which will account for its not appearing in full. It is an able presentation of the best argument against this country venturing by itself upon any experiments. It is also interesting to M#. Dolliver's constituents as an Illustration of his growing ability as a debater. He was interrupted almost continually by the free coinage men. A few paragraphs from the official record will show how happy he was in repartee. At one point Mr. Terry of Arkansas interrupted him: Mr. Terry. Will the gentleman allow me to ask him a question? Mr. Dolliver. With pleasure. Mr. Terry. Are you in favor of the coinage of silver dollars at alii 1 Mr. Dolliver. I stand with a political party that in eighteen years has minted 600,000,000 silver dollars, 75 times as many as the mint produced from its foundation up to 1873, and has kept every one of them in circulation, by itself or by its paper representative, and ha§ maintained eyeryohe of them equivalent in value to the dollar of gold. [Loud applause on the republican side.] Mr. Terry, That is all very fine, but answer the question. Are you in favor of the coinage of silver dollars, and if so at what ratio? Mr. Dolliver. I am in favor of the coinage of the silver dollar under such provisions and with such limitations and conditions as will produce a coin agreeing in value with existing standards, and I would have the United States join with the commercial nations in such an adjustment of the ratio, under international agreements, as will enable the entire commercial world without loss to any nation to return to the unlimited coinage of silver. Mr. Terry. Oh, that is mere jack-o'- lantern statement. Are you one of those parties who say that I am in favor of the coinage of the silver dollar if you will only put enough silver in it to make it equal in value to the gold dollar? Do you belong to the class that fa'vors that kind of silver coinage? Mr. Dolliver. I do not like to be described by my friend from Arkansas as a jack-o'-lantern philosopher, but I do not mind telling him that I have a very strong prejudice, for reasons which I have tried to explain at length, in favor of having all the dollars in use in the United States equivalent to each other in value. So far as the gentleman is concerned, the controversy is not between gold and silver. It is between the existing standards of value and a standard contrived out of compressed air. [Laughter and applause.] I need not say to this house that I am with the republican party in favor of the largest possible use-of silver that can be had without degrading the existing standards of value and turning loose a depreciated and fluctuating coin upon the American people. [Applause.] That is the position I take. There are people who say that the whole history of the republican party has been one uninterrupted conspiracy against the American people. I heard my friend from Nebraska [Mr. Kem] who a few minutes ago disclaimed a very sensible discourse upon the money question as having been delivered, not by him, but by somebody else—[Laughter,] I heard him say in starting out the other day, that this conspiracy against the people began in 1862 when the greenback was manipulated in the interest of Wall street. He then passed on to the time when the national banks were created, then to the time when the payment of the public debt was guaranteed in coin, then to the time when the obsolete silver dollar was dropped from the list of coins, Mr. Kem. Will the gentleman mit a question? Mr. Dolliver, Yes, sir, Mr. Kern. Do you undertake to say that the greenback was not manipulated in the interest of the bankers? Mr, Dolliver. I will answer your question and I will so display the matter that you can understand it, and that you? children can understand it, There is not an act of congress of which our per- you have complained as a, part of the conspiracy, from the law creating the Economy is Gain, OR "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned." Come and examine the ffium o 0 We guarantee it to give the same light, and use one-half as much oil as the ordinary lamp. One in use every night at our store, Walker Bros. TBL/BFHONB 47. FINANCIAL. ftSG.SO©. •A.J&a-oasT-A., IOWA. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign ftlld domestic excliaiige bought and sold. Collec< Mons made promptly, alia a general toanking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. \VM. H. INGHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS fl. SMITH. Cashier Directors—"Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Ohrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. , ' CAPITAL '....850,OOC AMBROSE A. OALIj President I WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier D. H. HUTCH1NS Vice President I C. D. SMITH." ^f ..........:.. Aast. Cabhler Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Win. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class seouritif. Special attention given to collections. • - vJf ifltcerx and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAVLT8. ^"Interest paid on time deposits. GKEO. C flPP PPflt TflfPFPQt pi bulll. lllluluol Money always on hand to loan on first mort mortgages, and goodcollaterals. for money left three months or more, t mortgages, second Notes bought. ALGONA. IOWA. Foundry and Machine Shop, <Bz Olx:nsted.t, IFrops. We do repairing of all kinds. Iron and brass casting and boiler work done on short notice Threshing outfits repaired promptly. We are here to stay. Mall orders promptly attended Bull pinion for Case po' 1 "" 1 °*"' *""«•« ~>™-- ,~.,-i.,~ «_,i_. *• *•*•* ».,»,«««m. Shop east of Rutherford House. ower, and horse power knuckle, a special , p 2v£tTIjXiZC.A. <fe lty 6' ALdONA, IOWA. NSURANGE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Offlce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford. Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Bockf ord, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO, M. BAILEY. Highest Awarded iprs-W 'PR; Fair, T^^af^T'^^W^* •^flW * lP)|f W greenback in 1862 to the law providing for the resumption of specie payments .In 1875, which .does not b.aye upon it the i signature ofone of two men, either of Abraham Lincoln or of Ulysses S Grant, [Applause.] If that is not an accurate, historical statement j desire somebody to correct it. Mr, Kem, B«ti? it not also true that President Grapt made the statement tbftt when be signed the bill demonetizing eilver ho Sid. pot If BOW the effect of Itf Mr. DolUver, I do not believe there U i any truth in u, for » he had mS that element after bis secretary of the treaty bad twice recommencled the measure to congress, ana after con- gross had debate ft thrpugh m col- U «" D8 of the congreBflionaf record, jf after an he made woh a BtftCnt then he must have, been wantlnT in tti»t wiedom which ttSwwttfby W Mr, K§i», He is not the oul of finance and reformer of monetary systems in the United states. If Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant were wanting in intelligence, so that they did not know and could not see the welfare of their country; if these men, called in the order of Providence to defend the life of the republic in the hour of peril, were wanting either in wisdom or patriotism, BO that they wrote their signatures of approval upon a long series of statutes by which the struggling millions of their country" men have been enslaved, what in God's name is likely to happen to us when the Augean statesmanship of South Carolina gets hold of us. [Laughter and applause.] My fellow-countrymen, let us rise above that level of thought and speech which thrives by false witness against the motives of public men, which teaches the young men and young wor men of the land that public iffe is without conscience and rectitude of purpose and that the government for a genera* tuwhas been turned from its benefl' cient office to become the despicable servant of the rich. There never was an hour in the history of the world when a man taken by himself stood for M much and when a dollar taken by tself gtooa for as little as it does today. P. L, SLAG-LE, Manufacturer and dealer in Harness, Saddles, Whips, and all Harness goods. Also a TMmks ' ? ri P 8 ' and Telescopes. neatly and promptly done. I sell full line of Repairing DR. JOSEPH HAAS' REMEDY FOR HOG CHOLERA, adjoining Qhrlstenaen'a li Ko.T« j have maae up my mind that the Lord fl?° d ^U™. meth < )d 8 Of the wealth of, the world; that no wnsorupDloua money power can ]m aomJnate^he hu^an we; that this world will 1 9 the end he goyerned by the m ft nhood aa4 womaahod there Andrew Hansep, PLUJBER PMIng ind Ripali Work .il^pi^Wil BpUivwv la view ef J.yWt important tttvA^yto* $|f^*&y! «P v h ft e pbUo *J soy*to m t«Mi the acts m-laot a tt J/l nl the Integrity out fgj$,p0UtJpe and AoierlQao of Grass an entire fajaoa <E' dMori8*r HI* mm fljSRriMWBilT t.W-A.ljlM£s,

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