The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 29, 1896 · Page 1
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AWONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APBIL 20, NEWS OF TttE HORTBWEST tliUrt-ecedettted AttMctiotiS Are Being Afi-atlged fof the Chfttttauqtta at Spirit take, , State Epwotth League at Cleat Lake, Alsa, in July—Tramps at Esthe viile to No The biggest bargain you ever saw in toilet soap at M. Z. Grove & Son's. TB1/BFHONB 19. About - Shirt Waists, Every lady knows what comfort there is In these cool, common-sense garments. The season is now at hand -when you must have them. We have •prepared for your wants and have Hundreds of Beauties for you to select from. Any price you •want to pay, from 50c to $3.50. G. L. Galbraith & Co. The 4th annual Assefflbly will occur July 2-17. While the program is not yet complete, engagements 'have beett made with a number of the great platform attractions of the country. Among these are General Gordon, Bishop Fowler, Booker T. Washington, Dolliver and Dr. Robert Molntyre as speakers. In music two fine quartets, a number of gifted soloists, a lady violinist of note, a celebrated harpist are among those who will be there. A leading stereopticon lecturer, a gifted lady elocutionist, a noted lady lecturer on African travels and other delightful entertainers have already been engaged. Miss Kimball, the C. L. S. 0. secretary for the world, will join in the Bound Table work for several days. A summer school for teachers, the faculty of which will embrace two leading educators of the state, will be a special feature. The Chautauqua Herald will be ready for circulation not later than June 1. Clear l^ake Attractions. The date of the State Epworth league rally at Clear Lake was fixed for July 18 to 22 and the campmeetlng follows, lasting till August 1. Mrs. Amanda Smith of Chicago, the most noted colored lady evangelist in the world, and Rev. Homer 0. Stuntz of India, will conduct the meeting. Some of the best talent of the church will also be present at the great league meeting, including one or more of the bishops. The citizens of Clear Lake guarantee tree lights and remarkably low rates for board, and 200 tickets at $1 each. The Milwaukee road will do generous things in train service and low rates. The Algona district of the north western Iowa Methodist conference ; will not hold its usual campmeeting, but will join in the Clear Lake meeting. The outlook is the best for years. fun Defective Vision Or Improperly Adjusted Glasses, thereby risking Total Blindness? SXGKHED IS DB: JOHN E FORD -Oculist-Optician, Formerly lecturer on Practical Optics and Errors j-tjg f*\.' T>^^«- nr*Aii*tf> Mpnical bCnOOl ; . in In a Mulct Town. A number of tramps took possession of a box car down near the Burlington depot at Estherville. They had a keg of beer and for a time had things their own way in that vicinity. The railway officials called on the mayor to send to their assistance the city marshal to disperse the mob and protect the property of the road, but Esther- vine has no marshal as yet, and the railway men got very hot under the collar. The Volunteers Gain In Iowa. The Fort Dodge branch of the Salvation army will adhere to the leadership of Ballingtori Booth. They are for an American army, or at least are determined to uphold the American Booths in their claim that the American branch should have something to say about the management of the American work. A \VeBleylte Injured. Andrew Gurdis, a farmer living north of Wesley, while on his way home from church, Sunday, fell out of the wagon. His foot caught between the spokes of the wheel in such a way as to break his leo- below the knee until the ends of the bone protruded through the skin. Everything Free. Hancock Signal: The free silver convention at Britt, Saturday, brought out more free whiskey, beer and mud than could be exhibited by any other town in northern Iowa, A Gathering of Cra.cH. Shots, Emmetsburg Reporter: Algona will have a shooting tournament, commencing May 5. An excellent program has been arranged and many crack shots are expected to be present. A catholic Convent. A new Catholic convent was begun at Charles City, Iowa. The structure will be four stories in height and is to cost about $12,000, The Same Old Pake, Mason City has a big shoe factory on the string, p __^_ tneH at reasonable fates, He lifts & complete rep&tf shop, and a full llfle of all klhdS of spotting goods, fttdt* balls, base balls, fishing tackle, etc. file ad. appears elsewhere. Next Wednesday Is boxsee's day fop exhibltiflg gasoliftd atones atod i-e* frigefators. the weather is hot enough for both. The tiew cafflage tfttoiaef at Beadley & NicouUa's will do all kinds of work for private battles. If you want youf carriage refitted call on him, Hamilton Bros, brought in some side walk brick and Prank Chandlef and Wm. Cordlngley are laying brick walks. Col. Spencef has one also. They are very fine and durable. The Milwaukee had to Import 85 Italians from Chicago to work in the Mason City gravel pit. The local officials though offering good wages could not secure a working force at home. The "new potato' planter at the Wig warn is a daisy. A man and boy can plant 16 acres a day. It, cuts the potato into four pieces and drops them in a row at even distances. It is w.orth looking at. The big opening sale at the Kraft clothing store Saturday brought in everybody who wanted to celebrate the spring 1 season. At times during the day they were unable to wait on their customers, ' The 10 stray horses advertised by Harry Dodge last week belonged over north of Garner. The owner took them Monday. They were led by an old pony and were evidently headed for the Black Hills country. Bancroft Register: The Mason City boom writeup of this county made its appearance this week and verifies the predictions of those who said it would be " flat" and a very poor return for the money invested by those mentioned therein. There was a good crowd at the Lund auction last Thursday, and prices ranged well up. Some 40 cows were sold, averaging $27. Horses and everything else sold well. D. A. Haggard conducted the sale and everybody enjoyed the visit at Oak View. The Wesley Reporter sizes up the Mason City " boom"-erang. It is a sort of still-born affair without beginning or end, and is in no wise what it was represented to be. With this issue the projectors hud better quit, and if in the future they anticipate anything of the kind, let them not take more than one town at a time. A county like Kossuth is more than one, edition can properly masticate. Just received A new line of Sets, Geo. S. Angus of Burt is representing the Farmers' Mutual Hail Insurance association. It is incorporated under the Iowa laws and has grown rapidly in business. It insures growing crops against hail at a small cost per acre. Wallace's Farmer says it took 275 applications the first week in April and has now $36,000,000 risks. Mr. Wallace says: We have had all our farm property insured in this association for a number of years, and the cost of it has been so trifling that we have felt in paying it that we were simply giving a small contribution to to those who have been less fortunate than we. Our time may come next, but it will find all our farm property insured in the Tornado. and Dinner Sets, Haviland China and ,Porcelain; also a nice line of LAMPS* 1 '- ' t Belgium, Juno, and B, & H. Langdon & Hudson TELEPHONE NO. IS. Ladies' Shirtwaist In the latest patterns— From 50c to $5.QO Ladies' Fine — The latest designs in leather and gold, mounted in Sterling silver, 75c to $8.OO. Dingley & Pugh, Up-to-date Jewelers. THOROUGH EXAMINATIONS OF THE EYES, FREE, [ and adjustment of glasses to all cases of 1 catcd cases my specialty. Twelve years Will visit Algona MAY 8 and y Office with E, G. Bowyer jew- cler and watchmaker. Delays are dangerous to eyesight. School children especially treated. Foundry and Machine Shop. AMONG THE ADYEBTISEB8, See Galbraith's shirt waists. Algona is the place to buy fine spring clothing cheap. A. L. Rist's dental office will be closed next week. Kobinson's hardware store never had a completer stock for the spring trade, Algona has a better selection of fine clothing than the average city of JO,* 000 people. A recent addition to S. P. Christensen's stock is a fine Wack. Percheros slallipn, He is a. beauty. Butter was the lowest in the New York market last week it baa been in 15 years a«4 was quoted at J§| cents. Grove & $PB have faney law gyps seed in packages. It is ft fflisiwre of §11 the Jawa graces s penally prepared. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mayne spent Sunday in Algona. Mrs. Dr. Shore came yesterday morn- Ing for a week's visit. Dr. Rtst will attend the state dental meeting at Marshalltown nextTuesday. J. W. Hay is enjoying a visit from his brother, an Iowa Falls young man. Eugene and Mrs. Schaffter were up from Eagle Grove Monday for a day's visit at A. D. Clarke's. Hardy Buell and family are in Algona visiting at J. P. Lacy's, We hope Hardy may decide to stay with us. Mrs. J. W. Tennant is attending the Grand Army meeting at Cedar Rapids as delegate from the Woman's Relief corps, Mrs. Lafe Young and Mrs, Alexander Talbot came from Des Moines Saturday for a few days' visit with Mrs. Harvey Ipgbam, Adam Palmer went to the Grand Army encampment Monday as delegate for the Algona post. Dr. McCoy and D. B. Avey also went. Mrs. Graham is up from Anamosa visiting her sister, Mrs. John Grove. She was in Algona seven years ago when she taught one term of school in Prairie. Dr. Morse was in Des Moines over Sunday visiting his mother, who is in very feeble health. While there he met a sister from Nebraska he bad not seen for 10 years. Mr. and Mrs. Thayer Lumbar returned Thursday from their winter's visit at Morestown, N. J., where their son is located as pastor, They have enjoyed their trip and enjoy being in Algona agaip Don't Run Away ty i . 1,1 ' >l>"! , 4 from a good thing. If you are not sure you know a. good thing when you see it, come to me and I will show you not one but several—chiefly in fine bedroom sets and furniture of every conceivable kind and description. I am also Here to Protect You against paying fancy prices for the things you must have, I mean every word of this—so don't run away to Chicago or elsewhere for fine furniture, I have it, Complete stock of :',$ Undertaking Goods. Miss Daisy Pugb, after a few weeks' visit in Algona, j$ visiting in Des Mojnes an,cl will go from there |Q her borne in Oraaba. Sbe made many friends in Algona, who will hope to see her again BOOB. I4e«t. fgftep went $o Ames Saturday and hie marriage occurred yesterday. W»b his teride be will be in Huwboldt lor leffle tare weeks after which be will If you want them to ..,,. do well, Nothing contributes to the well-toeing of a good horse so much as to have mm clipped—get that long nalr ofl and give him a chance to thrive. BBOWN & BIJNTEB at Brown's Uvery barn are doing tWa work with a new power clipper that will make a horse look as If be grew that way Sportsman's •, .?3* Havana filler, Sumatra wrapper, Is positively the P, L, SLAG<LE, Manufacturer and dealer la Harness, Saddles, Whips, Best 5c Cigar in the Algona inarket today, ite large and to--' t >','•$ creasing sales prove beyond question Its swpe- , ~y% rlor quality. Manufaofored by <. .' -, $ SO'HU & WATIHHQVSI, M E, $, BQWYIB, mqw ftt t ^ a TO8ae&l&! of 8 ^'^-^1 Barnes* Wflfc-.jMw * MUM* jg

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