The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 8, 1896 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 186S, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1896, I RECALLS A FAMOUS CASE, Unpteasattt Stories Come Concerning tafkiu, Ottce ott Trial in Algona for Murder, Recently Me tried to Shoot Mis Wife, but Got the Bullet in Mis Own Leg—Othef News. and killed. Mis ribs were broken and liver 1 ruptured, i _^ j __ i tie Was Vef y iadifthftttt. A stranger was arrested at Bode a week ago fdf forgery* After he waft securely handcuffed a Bodeite grew so indignant that he struck the man twice in the face With his fist. Just received " Enough? See that large, new line of Candy at ~) M. Z. Grove & Son's. TBI/EPHONB 19. Galbraith &. Co, Have enlarged their stock as well as the store. Our line of Wall paper is now complete and well assorted. \\1^ Cl-»^TTr the largest line of Carpets, Linole- VV6 OllOW urns, OilCloths, Mattings, and Rugs in the city. In Rubber Goods we have the latest in and toes, to fit all kinds of feet. Boots, Shoes,- and all styles, widths, One of the famous court trials in Al* gona Was on account of the shooting of P. Joyce by Ed. Larkin at Emmetsburg. Larkin was acquitted, but soon after showed himself a worthless specimen, a record he seems to be keeping up. Here is a late dispatch from Marseilles, 111.: Intense excitement was created in this city today by the attempt of Edward Larkin to shoot his wife. Mrs. Larkin made a plucky resistance and, as a result, succeeded in turning the revolver so that the bullet intended for her entered her husband's leg instead. The shooting occurred in Mrs. Larkln's millinery store. After the shooting bis wife had him arrested for assault with Intent to commit murder. He was brought into court on a stretcher. His wife told the story of the shooting and, as he refused to say any thing in defense, he was placed under $1,600 ball and in default will be taken to the county jail at Ottawa. A mysterious letter, received from Larkln's brother in Chicago today, figures prominently in the affair, but both refuse to divulge its contents. Claimed to Be From Algona. Tuesday morning a young Swede or Norwegian about 19 years of age, who claimed to live in Algona, wanted an overcoat and being on the C. M. & St. Paul train near Mason City, he appropriated a good coat lying in a seat. It happened that this particular coat bo- longed to a conductor who was " deadheading" through; and missing it he began to look over the passengers and finally discovered his coat several coaches distant from where he left it. The Britt Tribune says the train men took him into the baggage car - — [Newest Things ' so we are showing a large line of Gents' Furnishing Goods. And we have Trunks, Valises, Telescopes, all sizes and kinds. We make a specialty of our Dress Goods and Glove Departments, where may be found all the latest domestic and imported novelties. Dry Goods, Notions, all kinds, at lowest prices. G. L. Galbraith & Co. r^^s^Ar* OOOdS Don't Run Away from a good thing. If you are not sure you know a good thing when you see it, come to me and I will show you not one but several— chiefly in fine bedroom sets and furniture of every conceivable kind and description. I am also Here to Protect You against paying fancy prices for the things you must have. I mean every word of this— so don't run away to Chicago or elsewhere for fine furniture. I have it. Complete stock of i -r* Undertaking Goods. A. 11. Setchell & Setchell he broke down and confessed. They examined his eyes, felt of his head and guyed him unmercifully for over an hour. He begged and squealed like a sucking pig. We had rather undergo an ordinary trial and sentence than the guying of those railroad boys. He may steal another coat but he won't take it from a railroad man. And So They Were Married. Armstrong Journal: A widow living three miles west of Whittemore, who has wanted to get married real bad for some time, had her wishes gratified last week. A man at Livermore was informed of her desires to again enter the matrimonial state. He hitched up his team and drove out to her farm, and after talking with her about an hour said he liked her and would be willing to marry her. She said she liked him and was ready to get married. They got in his buggy and drove to Algona, and were united for weal or woe. Idttle Girl Run Over. Down at Nels O. Movlck's on the Kossuth border near Bode a sad accident occurred last Wednesday. The hired man was doing some work about the yard with a team, and a little girl about four years of age was in bis way. He told her to go to the house, and supposing that she had gone, he started the team forward, but the little one bad evidently gone to the other side of the wagon and was knocked down, the wheel passing over one leg near the body, crushing the bone of the thigh near the hip. Telephone Line Extension. Algona A daughter was born to Editor and Mrs. L. H. Mayne at Effimetsburg, Thursday. A irnicr/i rtrtffl A fltffUf-TOiSttfl AMUrlvj THii Ai/V£iuJLlD£iA»> Goeders' spring wraps and suits are the latest. Algona is the place to buy stylish clothing this spring. Fern does first class painting and now is the time to paint. A. D. Clarke will put new paper on the Walker Bros, store room this week. Hogs are down to $3 and cattle bring the same. Stock is pretty low In Chi< cago. Frank Nlcoulin says he looks for a boom this year. All business is going to push ahead. Gep. S. Angus has a timely note on hall insurance. Hall is a good/thing to provide against. Undiluted sweetness is what Grove & Son want to incorporate into the community this week. John Grove has moved his Algona stock to his Hobart store. He is now devoting his entire time to that city. A shrewd observer says that more land will be sold in Kossuth for actual settlement this year than in any pro- viousyear. Andrew Hansen, the tinner and plumber, is now in Doxsee's hardware store and will remain. He is an experienced workman. A fast stock train on the Milwaukee passes Algona at 8:15 a. m. Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. It runs to Chicago in twenty hours. Schu & Waterhouse advertise their Sportsman's Game cigar this week. It can't be beat and when they get their new building their shop will be a match for it. •• Langdon & Hudson have started up with a spring stock of dishes from Haviland China down. Also all the latest lamp burners. They have a fine assortment. Sets, and Dinner Sets, Haviland China and Semi- Porcelain; also a nice line of LAMPS* Belgium, Juno, and B. & H. TELEPHONE NO. IB. SO UVENIR Out oj Date. Algona will soon be able to hello south. The Western Union Telephone company have made arrangements to extend their line southward, taking in the towns of Irvington, Lu Verne, St. Joe, Livermore, Hardy, Renwick, Arnold, Bode and Humboldt. At the latter place connections will be made with the Iowa Union line. Work will commence on the new line just as soon as the frost gets out of the ground so that the polls can be put in. _ Another From Bailey. Britt Tribune: An Algona man recently played a fiendish joke on bis wife. She bad laid her false- teeth on the dresser on retiring and he surreptitiously removed them, putting a borse aboe in their place. She complained all day that her teeth didn't seem to fit, but never discovered the fraud until she bit a biscuit. The wide " swath" of the toe calk then attracted ber attention. She swears revenge, The horse buyer Saturday paid Thos. Kain $105 for a'horse to ship, and D. A. Haggard sold a span at auction a week ago at S97 each. The good horse seems to be all right. Dlngley & Pugh's birthday spoons tell where you were born, give all the signs of the zodiac, and the flower appropriate to the month, and cost no more than ordinary spoons. Miss Cora Setchell has bought a handsome stock of goods for Setchell & Setchell and the spring opening occurs tomorrow, Friday, and Saturday. Their rooms will hardly hold the ladies. Jo. Misbach is still on the road selling spring wraps and suits for Jas. Taylor and Is having a big trade. He has been as far west as Sioux Rapids. Ready-made spring suits for ladies are all the go. The Matson & McCall millinery display is one'of the attractions of Dodere street, along with THE UPPER DBS MOINES, the public library, etc. If you can't call on all call and. see the new hats at Matson & McCall's. Durdall & Co. make their spring announcement this week. They have always carried a city stock of clothing in Algona and this time have more .than ever. The spring styles are very handsome and prices aro very low, and the tfew England has suits that will pass 'or tailor made. W. P. Jones was one of a number of implement dealers who contributed an See our Sterling Silver line of beautiful ..... Birthday Spoons, The Latest Fad. Dingley & Pugh, Up-to-date Jewelers. Ready-made Skirts AND WRAPPERS—a full line at GOEDERS' opinion to the Chicago Implement Journal on the bicycle as a feature of farm machinery. Opinions were secured from all over the country. The bicycle is being handled now generally by implement houses. Here is a most unlikely yarn from the Wesley Reporter: Charley Falk says be will never take another load ol wheat to Algona. He thought by tak- ins a load there recently he would make money, but bis experience is that be could have gotten several cents more per bushel in Wesley. Dr Quinn, the oculist, will visit Algona every six or eight weeks. He is getting an extensive patronage, charges living prices, has bad 29 years' experience, an4 knows bis business. The eye is a delicate organ and a great many traveling eye doctors do moje barm than good. Dr. Quinn guarantees bis work and comes to town often enough to make bis guarantees good C/) <D c/) O O cfl You should see them to appreciate them , Goeders, A. warning to Last Wednesday evening Dr. Welch was out walking in Humboiat with a friend. The latter stepped on a looee board in the walk an* the doctor was thrown, spraining his wrist and shotrt; 4er and severely laming bis side ana back, and so bruising, blackening ana swelling bis face as to cause it to af ter> wards appear out of semblance to any tbing either human or divine. Have loir... Wm. Axford, & brajsemafl on tbe Nortbwf9U>r9, was Wows f roj| |bj lop to Ladies; You are cordially invited toin ^ muslin tods, w$k hats, and hat§, pd mte* ,««»»_,«&«.,W ******** Wilson Bros; m fr W ,;•- -»,-,,;^i"| "f^***• "v? ^.--v^ ' ••f*3

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