The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 8, 1896 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 1896
Page:
Page 8
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 8 article text (OCR)

T .it DM MOlNESf ALQONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL S, Display of Fine Crockery. I have just received a crate of dishes— " HavilantT pattern, invited to You are cordially ly, LOCAL tff, Armstrong is improving gradual- warg iven last eveh- A dftftciflg ifcf by the Algona club. Samuel Dodd's fatally is rejoicing in a little daughter since Saturday. county doctors ffieet in Algdha Call and See Them, * I have also an elegant assortment of fine glassware—latest things • out, You can save some money and keep good-natured by inspecting these goods—and buying. Cowles Block. James Patterson. now on sale Goeders Don't fail to see them. PROFESSIONAL. •VX^rf-* - i*VX->u^SX-^-*ta* - >^^'W.^NX'>u^-XX'V^k. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office In Gardner Cowles' new building. SULLIVAN «t McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Fercuson bl jck. IF you are in search of. Fine- in the escape GEO. R. CLOUD, , [Successor to W. B, Quartern.] Attorney and Counsellor at Law, ALGONA, IOWA. Office oyer Kossuth County State Bank. E, V, SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, , Algona, Iowa. L, K. PARFIELD, M. D,, PffYSICfAN AND SUR&EON, Ofljce, state at,, one door east of Cordingley, Residence, McGregor st., east of the public school building. F, L. TRJBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Office and Millinery —the best to be had market, don't let it your .attention that the large stock just received by Matson & McCall positively includes all that' is to be had in the latest and handsomest things in the line of millinery goods. Knowing the wants of the trade here, this stock was selected with special reference thereto, and we feel safe in predicting that it will fully meet the requirements of intending buyers, We invite inspection. MATSON & MCCALL. Sportsman's next Tuesday lot their quarterly discussion. Tbe Sterzbach-dady orchestra weht, to Blue Earth City Monday to play for & dance. Isaac Frye had att operation performed for fistula last week and is getting along nicely. Taylor's cloak wan, Mr, Benedict* will be with him Friday of this week with nice samples in capes, stilts, and skirts, The city fathers sat Monday as a board of equalization. No one kicked on his assessment and the board had nothing to do. Geo. Coffen has taken the Clark Coffen stock farm east of Hurt and Will go into steers and hogs, He has one of the best farms in Iowa. Judges of election only cost $2.25 a day In the First ward. In the Third and Fourth they rate nt $2.60, and in the Second at $2.75. Why is this? Miss Ella Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A, Thompson, has been in St. Puul for 13 weeks having her eyes treated. She is seriously afflicted. Wja asked W. F. Jenkinson Saturday if thero was anything now in Union. We were a day early. Sunday there was a bouncing new boy at Mr. Jenkinson's. S. S. Sessions and S. E. McMuhon had a legal tilt last Friday at Sexton. One man wanted $10 of another and the justice gave him a verdict for 10 cents, and divided the costs. It Is rumored along the Northwestern line that a new time schedule will jo into effect Sunday. What it will be 3 not known, nor is there anything certain about any change. Mayor Haggard wants everybody to take a look at the alley in Ma neighborhood and act as occasion suggests. Spring is here, and dirty alleys breed disease, bad smells, and they look bad. Rev. H. Cordner is now in Plattville, Wls., and the latest report from there states that the meetings are taking on added power each day, and that a score of young people are going forward each night. D. W. Pratt sent us a handsomely gotten up invitation to the' graduating exercises of the American College of Dental Surgery at Chicago, which occurred Monday. Mr. Pratt was one of the graduates. Marshal Horan took Jas. Laird up Saturday for being drunk, and 'Squire Clarke assessed him $33 or 10 days in jail, allowing the sentence to stand un- enforced so long as Mr. Laird is not caught again in the same condition. The revived branch of the W. C. T. U. has elected officers as follows: Mrs. F. D. Calkins, president; Mrs. Goodner, vice president; Miss Nellie Hamilton, secretary; and Mrs. Cheever Hudson, treasurer. The society has a full membership. Rev. Miller, the Episcopalian rector, is located with his wife and baby in the house west of J. F. Lacy's, and is in full charge of the society in Algona. Services are now held regularly, and Rev. Miller is well liked by his congregation. Miss Jennie Pettibone has been chosen to succeed Mrs. Mart. Weaver in the public schools, she having resigned. Miss Pettibone has been for years one of the best teachers in the county and the Algona schools are fortunate in getting her. Harry Dodge and J. L. Button got to discussing an old note deal one day last week, and in the end Harry slapped Button. An arrest followed and the case was taken from ' Squire Clarke on a change of venue to 'Squire Taylor. Harry's fine and costs amounted to some $13. The appraisement of the school lands was so high that only two quarters were sold last Wednesday. Henry Klindt bought one quarter at $20.50 an acre and Archie Hutchison took one at $20. The remainder of the two sections is unsold. It was all appraised at $20 but one quarter. ise of a valuable conference among the medical men of the state. W(s hote that Dr. Shore is on the committee of arrangements. Also that tuberculosis and the danger of infection through the use of milk is to be thoroughly discussed. At the opening meeting Rev. Father Nugent offers prayer, and Hon. Sidney Foster makes a welcoming address. There ard seven sections in the meeting, and each section has a full list of topics. It will be a meeting of value to everybody, The school board have made a good change. Hereafter new teachers in all the rooms but the primary arid the two high school rooms will get $3(5 a month the first year, $37.50 the seconds $40 the third, $42.60 the fourth, and $45 the fifth. If they have done graded work in other schools or have excep^ tlonal fitness the board reserves the right to vary the rule. This puts the new teachers on smaller wages than formerly and gives the most expert* enced higher wages, the total being about the same as at present. In the primary and high school rooms the board have to make special contracts and this rule does hot apply. A tramp went through a long rigmarole Saturday at Jas. Patterson's to get a 10 cent plug of tobacco, He came in, claimed to be a new comer to the county, left his overcoat by the stove, ordered over $4 of groceries including the tobacco, and went out to join his wife who was buying dry goods. Presently he came back and asked if the goods were done up, and had a plug of tobacco thrown out to put in his pocket. Taking his overcoat he went out again and has never been seen since. Mr. Patterson says he was well dressed and was a pleasant talker. The wonder to him is that he did not take more tobacco while he was at it. The Algona Cemetery association met Saturday. Beginning next year half the net income will hereafter be put into a sinking fund for the permanent improvement and care of the grounds. The following resolution was adopted: "Resolved that the resident owners of all lots in the cemetery be required to keep the same up in proper condition by at least mowing the grass thereon and cutting the weeds from time to time as they may need; and that upon their failure so to do, the association is hereby authorized so to do, and to charge the same against the said lot owners. By the words ' resident owners' as used herein, owners owning lots and residing in Kossuth county are specifically included and none others." PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. School opened Monday with 50 new pupils. Miss Cramer has 93 in her room, and has 100 in prospect this term. The total attendance is 587, an average of 63 to a room including the depot high room some residence in the Boston (In the new block.) c. MCCOY, M. AND 8URQEQN. Office with Dr. Best 5c Cigar SCHU & WATERHOUSE, SpHcits wwte lu tbe Uw ot Painting of All Kinds, Medicines. school, and of over that in the school building. Miss Cramer's is too crowded for work, and change will be made. The Western Economist has fine halftone engravings of Senator Funk and Representative Mayne in connection with their work in securing the passage of the new building and loan association law, It speaks very highly of the services of both. The State Register also elves considerable space to Mr, Wayne's speech on the insurance combine, Bert Edmonds rode one of the new wheels, with the handlebar behind him, in a race at Seymour, ind., last week, It was 11} miles up hill and down and he made It in 34* minutes, beating eight fast men on other wheels SA minutes, The new wheel is called the Tirnms, and all the riders admitted at the end of the race that it is the coming wheel for speed. Bert has sent a catalogue to this office which shows several handsome models. Ambrose A. Call took the tile factory matter in hand last week and eoon se- SSH*ULS*Sf*P*» .* *W i*Q*. , The comnjeroiar exchange then met and authorised a teat to be made O f our clay. A wmmittee consisting of Mr. ?y b 9 fl o. Hamilton, Tbos. F. C J, Rice, ajd W, K, Ferguson appointed jo raKMQt the Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Robison were over from Britt Friday. Mrs. C. J. Doxsee returned Sunday from a week's visit at Rolfe. E. Wright ca.me over from Spencer Friday for a day's visit. He is building a big new house on his farm there. J. B. Jones is vice president and F. K Smith assistant secretary of the Iowa Deposit Life association at'Des Moines. J. J. Wilkinson is secretary. Mrs. Z. E. Brown of Minneapolis has' been down visiting her brother Dr. Armstrong, for two weeks. She visited at Lewis H. Smith's in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ingham got off Monday for Olympia. They may go down to San Francisco on the return trip. They will be gone about four weeks. W. W. Jones is just back from a mail route letting trip in Kentucky and other southern states. He says the travel there is mainly on horse back, and that the toll roads are the only ones that are fit to travel on. The people are poor and the country likewise to a man from this section. Mrs. Morse will return to Algona the last of this week or the first of next. Her mother died last Thursday. She and Mrs. Anderson of Bancroft have been with her for four weeks and Dr. Walters of Bancroft and Buffalo Center went in for the funeral. While gone her little boy has had the measles. Col. Corastock visited in Algona over Sunday, his first visit in many years. He had been east to negotiate the sale of $300,000 Spokane city bonds and was on his way back. He is at the head of tbe finance committee of the city, council, and during his service be says city expenses have been cut from $270,000 a year to less than $180,000, until now Spokane is the most economically run city in the west, He says that the dry goods store now has 40 clerks, that all our Algonians are well, that Robt, Patterson is building a fine home, that R. J. Danson Is one of the leading lawyers in the city, etc. One item of news will bring regret in Algona. He says that Mrs, Danson is in very poor health. The colonel looks well and has prospered, and everybody greeted him heartily again. REMEMBER our plain white semi- porcelain dishes. M, Z, Grove & Son. Excursions West and Spwtft. On. April 21 and May 6, 1896, the North western Jine will sell home-seek. era' excursion tickets, with favorable time limits, to a large number of points in the west and south at very low rates. For tickets and full e ° & " Economy is Gain," "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned." Come and examine the mm Lamp. 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. TEL/BFHONE 47. Walker Bros. FINANCIAL. 1350,000. fieposlts received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. V?M. H. 1NUHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors—Wm. H. Ingham, John Q. Smith, J, B. Jones, T. Chrischllles. Lewis H. Smith. J W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. First National Bat of Alpna. CAPITAL $50,001' AMBROSE A. CALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier D. H. HUTCHINS Vice President I 0. D. SMITH Asst. CabSier Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class securltv Special attention given to collections. . Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbrafth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Sohenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT TAVLT8. ^"Interest paid on time deposits. . O. Six per cent Merest on Tie Deposits. for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, second mortgages, and good collaterals. Notes 1 ALGONA, IOWA. Foundry and Machine Shop, We do repairing of all kinds,' Threshlni '-' ' ' Olinsted-t, IFrops. Iron and brass casting and boiler work done on short notice. H,, «7. „,. u™ *_..... Mall orders promptly attended. House. ALdONA, IOWA. NSURANOE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Office over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Rookford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. RAILWAY TIME CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. I.OOAL TRAINS WEST. No.l departs at ...................... 9;08a No. 9 departs at .................. Freights that carry passengers- No, 93 departs at...... ..... f ........ 12:06 am No. 71 departs at .................. .. 8 45pS „ „ ., TRAINS EAST, r , No. 2 departs at ...................... 10:47am No- 4 departs at ...................... 6:04pm Freight that carry passengers- P No. 76 departs at...... ..... „. ...... 8:20nm No. 04 departs at ......... ............ S:05pS B. F. HEDRIOK, Agent. South— CHICAGO & NOBTHWESTEBN. North— P. L. SLAGKLE, Manufacturer and dealer In Harness, Saddles, Whips, and all Harness goods. Also a full line of Trunks, Grips, and Telescopes. Repairing neatly and promptly done. I sell *"*"""* OR, JOSEPH HAAS 1 REMEDY FOB HOG CHOLERA, e ^ est ren »edy for cholera in hogs *•*• M. P. HAGGARD, Q. F. PEEK FARMERS, why run the risk of your crops by hail when you can a policy In the Iowa Mutual Hail ance association of Pes Moinea, Iowa, for 2 cents per acre, guapanteeine • against loss for a tew offlve yl ANDERSON & STEBBINS was Several hojes bays been 4»g and ay inspAoted, b.m thus lar t jgbe'lQa m^b U«e pre All the Play hereabout!, bowgyVr, he looted at before the attemt s largest Bn d best }{qe town ie now ppe 0 at Grove GROCERIES ^ne oannef swiefwraTclu^r * ia ssas^w^i!* 1 * ANPBRSQN & STEBRTMS Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & S Abstracts, Real Estate,^aar Collections, ALGONA, JQWA, The IS Clear Havana /v For 5 Cents, - . , gftOtory No, 71, State at., south of court house

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page