The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 22, 1896 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 22, 1896
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*•'£ I **' * '" f ^ AL80NA, IOWA, NOftMWM tfBWS. An Epitome of tlie Hafjetilnp of the Week ih This Sectloti and toottndabout. This year there are two preliminary department of fflefcsy', discussion-, ness; adjoui'h. Meeting at tbe Adventlst church tbis weelt as follows! Sldefr &£ Watson and Mtss Jessie Ltvhigston Mil oeeupy the time Wedfiesday and Thursday evenings, Meetings as usual OH f riday evening, subect 'Re Just received See that large, new line of Candy at Saturday evening , *.»...«—-— -i Religion of M. Z. Grove & Son s. TELEPHONE 19. Galbraith & Co. state oratorical contests, otie at ton and one at Mt. 'Pleasant, tbe winners at each to meet at MarsballtOwti Friday evening and contest tor the medals. The Hampton contestoccurred last Week, Greene, Marshalllown, Webster City, Waterloo, Waverly, Kock- ford, Grundy Center, Brltt, Montlcello and Dysart competing. Bailey went down from Brltt to Occupy a box and pass on the merits of the show. lie was dissatisfied with the markings of the judges, and reports as follows: The judges hud the thing all cut and dried in advance presumably as there Were altogether seven judges and members of the executive committee who appointed the judges. There were six prizes, three first, and three second prizes awarded. One of these by some means got away from the towns represented by the "moguls to the fore." Wo hardly know why unless it was out of respect to Thos. Jefferson, but one of them went to Monticello. The udges and executive committee kept ,he balance corralled. Some of the >est educators In the state were present at the contest apd laughed heartily and tnowingly at the senseless and shame- ess favoritism shown to their home towns. There was only one prize awarded where It should be and that was .evidently a mistake. For a set of jackasses the judges and executive committee can take the cake over any thing ever perpetrated on the Iowa public. It would be well for all.educators to see to rf tbe Apostle Paul," and Sunday even ing Rev. Henry Johnson wilt preach his Closing sermon, Abject, "The Threefold Redetnptioti of Christ," All are invited to attend. A new line of Have enlarged their stock as well as the store. Our line of Wall paper is now complete and well assorted. O "U the largest line of Carpets, Linole- OnOW urns, Oil Cloths, Mattings, and Rugs 1 in the city. In Boots, Shoes, and Rubber Goods we have the latest in all styles, widths and toes, to fit all kinds of feet. in Ladies' Capes, Mackintoshes, Waists, etc., also we are showing a large line of Gents' Furnishing Goods. And we have Trunks, Valises, Telescopes, all sizes and kinds. [,->. ,^-Y i We make a specialty of our UrCSS LjOOdS Dress Goods and Glove De- 1 ; partments; where may be found all the latest domestic and imported novelties. Dry , Notions, all kinds, at lowest prices. G. L. Galbraith & Co. WOUICI DO WWU IVi uii^ouu^**""* a Mw «~~ -It that judges are selected far enough away so that caesarism and favoritism could not get In and rob merit of what It should have and truly earns. It is a burning swindle and shame the way the prizes were awarded. The Koaautb County Populists. The Monitor gives a full report of the populist convention held at Burt last Wednesday. Messrs. Stickler, Wolcott, Palmer aud Fuller were chosen delegates to the state convention to be held in Des Molnes today. The following resolutions were adopted after considerable debate: Resolved, That we are in favor of the.f reo and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio of 16tol: wlthoutinteruational agreement; the issue of all money, whether gold, silver or paper, by the general government, and ey- erv dollar a full legal tender for all debts both public and private, with an increase in the circulating medium to at least §50 per capita. AttOttft THE ABVEBTI8EB8. Hogs brought $3 yesterday. Hogs were below $3 all last Week. The Lund auction sale comes tomov row. C. Byson sold 20 steers last week at $50 each. J.F.Preston, the oculist, comes Thursday, May 7th. The Wigwam Is happy during these 'fine spring days. -•;-.. i Whittemore shipped 25 cars of hay on one train Friday.' Anderson and Stebblns have a new announcement In this week. A dray load of spring goods was unloaded at Galbraith's Saturday. Chubb Bros, have 70 fat steers. They are waiting for the market to steady a little. Oats are worth 13 cents, corn 16, shelled corn corn 17, wheat 50, and barley 17 in Algona. Shirt waists mean shirt waist belts, and shirt waist belts mean a visit at Dlngley & Pugh's. Ambrose A. Gall's pasture south of town Is again open for the season. The announcement appears elsewhare. OB Durdall bought a handsome music box when In Chicago and keeps and Dinner Sets, Haviland China and Semi- Porcelain ; also a nice line of LAMPS*, Belgium, Juno, and B. & H. Langdon & Hudson TBL/BPHONB NO. IB. B Resolved, That we favor the Initiative and Referendum. ' . , Resolved, That we favor the el e ° tl ° n t °l ta Defective Vision Or Improperly Adjusted. Glasses, thereby risking . Total Blindness? SICKEST The Deadly Kodatt. A Chicago & Northwestern railway conductor, who was recently discharged beer in a saloon, contrary to orders, when called before the offi- cisls on the charge of drinking denied It. The officials then showed him a raph of himself in the act of taking a" drink. He had to admit the charge. The Northwestern has established a rule that any employe seen to enter saloon held guilty of drinking in violation of orders. An Armstrong EgeJournal: Wm. Musson found an egg I In his hennery, Monday, that weighed _, ounces, was 5i inches long and nine I inches in circumference. It had only nce . one volk, and on the inside was another small egg that had no yolk. He is unable to lay which of his hens laid the egg. - ArmstroBB Don't Need au Ordinance. . Some one scattered poisoned meat in Armstrong last week. The result was that several very valuable dogs were dead tbe next morning, and among them was a nice spaniel belonging to Mr. I Brooks of it In hlVelothlng store. It is a beauty. Before buying a bicycle see the falcon at J. W. Robinson's. And while in look over the rest of his big hardware stock. . Wesley Reporter: D. A. Haggard, Kossuth's genial auctioneer, was attending to some legal business In our city on Wednesday. Bradley & Nicoulin have just engaged a first class carriage trimmer, who came to Algona Monday. They will put up a lot of fine surreys. Walker Bros, advertise their Chase & Sanborn teas this week. They have a special counter for them and are running a tea and coffee department. Erametsburg Reporter: Dexter Turner of Algona was looking after the Interests of the Algona Deposit and Loan association in this city, Tuesday. Bancroft Register: The Misses Bohn of Algona have leased the Holloway building opposite the Traveling Men s and will open a restaurant soon. Success to them. It will pay everyone to visit the handsome new quarters of the O. K. Lunch room. Art. Allen is building up a fine business and now has as good a location in the L. M. B. Smith building as could be wished. Thos.' Henderson has the contract to move the Buffalo Center creamery. The Burt Monitor says that the expense of moving will be $450. Mr. Henderson has been having special rollers turned at Hamilton's yard. c J D. Burns is opening a tinning and plumbing shop in the Byson building. Mr Burns has been a workman in Algona for several years and has a wide acquaintance. His announcement aip- pears in another column. Den Paine took 43 cattle bought of Thos. MoDermott to Chicago last Thursday that were record breakers. Ladies' Shirtwaist In the latest patterns — From 50c to $5.0O Ladies' Fine — The latest designs in leather and gold, mounted in Sterling silver, 75c to $8.00. Dingley & Pugh, Up-to-date Jewelers. Don't Run Away A'j rVj ?vi S from a good thing. If you are not sure you know a good thing when you see it, come to me and X will show you not one but several—chiefly in fine bedroom sets and furniture of every conceivable kind and, description. I am also for all to con- PI JOHN E. FORD Oculist-Optician, THOROUGH EXAMINATIONS OF THE EYES, FREE, An Expensive B»g of Me»l. A Prairie township farmer hooked a bag of meal at Sexton. He was arrested and fined $15. He will pay for his feed hereafter. Burt Will H»ve Fire protection, By a vote of 48 to 13 Burt has decided to issue $1,000 bonds for fire apparatus, Tbe town council will proceed &t once to invest. _ MAY 8 and with E- G, Sowyer, je s ' g The Wesley-j'^otball team will play at Emmetsburg on Decoration day, Bugby rules will govern, the game. THE WEEI'8 ICSBTHTGB,- Foundry and Machine Shop. JBF , _ jj • vT^9*v9/0N^vsfsi Woman's Belief corps will meet tomorrow evening at 7;30, The Knights of Pythias meet Friday evening for degree work, Public services will be held |t the I. O, O. P, fcftU next Sunday, Apr4 §0, at g o'clock p, m., in commemoration of tbe 77tb .anniversary of Amerjcaa Qd| 4. UU* out*j yut*u 11 «•** v* * *-•**—. — i_ They averaged over 1,600 pounds each, and 20 of them went to 1,900. A finer lot of cattle never left the county. H. L. Kimball has taken full poses- slon of the Lund elevator and makes bis announcement this week. He is a genial roan to do business with and will pay all thatthe markr* •——«*•*." '«» »" kinds of produce, It suit him before selling. The grand opening sale of the Kraft clothing company comes Saturday. They make special prices for the day and want those who don't come to buy to come to visit. They have fitted up their room tastily and it will pay all to go and get acquainted. Doxsee sent a picture of his tin Santa Clause to an eastern hardware journal and they thought it worth making a cut and used the illustration with, a [flattering comment. He has sent for the cut and it appears in his "ad" this week, It is a lifelike picture. The Algona Deposit and Loan association has secured the services of W, H. Winkley as special agent. He is an ex* perienoed roan in this business and will be with the company for some time, fte starts today to look after the company Interests in tbe eastern part of toe Here to Protect You against paying fancy prices for the things you must hive I mean every word of this—so don't run away to Chicago or elsewhere for fine furniture. I have it. Complete stock of Undertaking Goods. I ! Have Your... jf you want them to ..... do o well, Nothing contributes to the well-being of a gooa horse so much as to have him Sportsman's Game Havana filler, Sumatra wrapper, }8 positively tbe . Pellowebip, Serroon AU are Rev, W, y iavited, P- is now ready. Everything in it is new and original. » contains articles by C%t. OHarlesKinsr, U. B. A,, Ex-Gov. Qeo. W. Peek of Wisconsin, and other noted writers, and is an entertaining nufflber, well illustrated. The picke Jgen" P the Chicago, MUwa«kee & St * him a BROWN & HUNTJJB long hair off and give affirae too& as it he grew that way F, L. SLAG-LE, Manufacturer a»fl «ea)er |n Harness, Saddles, Whips, SCHU & WATERHQUSE. E, Q, BQWYIB* w*«»w**Mto\

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