The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 29, 1896 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 29, 1896
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w%ff£^T&§*^$wjs& L^^^'^'j^tiiimf-M^ jr-r^ 'Aa-fa '*..—^-^.lY/s^lSj" THE DAVENPORT POTATO PLANTER Two Boys Can Plant Eight Acres per Day. tu e t , leapt «*tendsd opw&ttttfis tfft tin f Aftti was ie Bpeiwlatoh BaLhls stefek asd Bfis MoitflS us fully bf biffi tie* a| it hepes latef. Bui It remembers Mm taring all these years, years itaftfc dale fffiffl boyhbod, with a kindly affection, May be test la t>eace...... m fieatii af Mrt. liittleflftW. Itt 1869 ftev, ahd Mffl, LtWleftetd lp« cated la Kossutb, two miles frota Sea* eea, They were well'kndWtt pten&efB lathafsectlnii, Seven y^tfe ago &e?. Llttlefleld died, since which tltne Mrs, Lltttefleld has lived Iti Baflordft. Her funeral was held there Sunday.. She was born Jan, 4, 1828, In Steiibett coutt' Wft6 mat<ried * H 18S1< This Young Man is a living example of what eaft be accomplished by persistent use of-the right kind of flour. His mother began right when she went to housekeeping by securing a sack of the • Wilson Mills Flottf, XT. Money, I atn loaning money on far tn lands at six per cent. Merest* Only a small charge will be made for procuring this cheap money. The borrower can have the privilege of paying off all or any part of his mortgage at the time of pay- XO-W.A., Wilfrid P. Jones. A Hat Sale. Saturday, May 9th. Our hat stock is a very strong one, comprising all the latest styles at prices to suit the closest buyers. We want to interest _ you in this line, and on sale day will offer A Qp an up-to-date Fedora hat at ** ^ V We have all the latest things in Derby hats up to !$a..50 in price. Take your $1 QQ choice at A • -^ *-^ If you want to see a fine line of Fedora tats—all latest styles—at -rock-bottom prices, we have got them on the sacrifice <M list for this day at •»• • Call and inspect our hat line on May 9th and you will find everything as represented. Kraft Clothing Co. The new clothing store, Cowles' block. . • Want a Bicycle? PASSING OF A PIONEER, Andrew L. Seeley, One of the County's . First Settlers, is Numbered with the Dead. His Demise Followed Close Upon the Paralytic Stroke—Many Friends Attended the Funeral. The paralytic stroke suffered by A. L. Seeley last week Monday while on lis way home from Algona resulted in death Wednesday at 4 o'clock. The luneral was held Friday at 10 o'clock at his late home in Plum Creek and his remains were taken to the Portland cemetery for burial. The day was pleasant and the house and grounds were crowded with friends come to paj their last respects to one of the best known of the pioneers. Rev. Green shields of Burt conducted the services In Mr. Seeley's death the county loses one of the few remaining first comers Judge and Ambrose A. Call located her in July, 1854. In November of tha year W. H. Ingham and a Cedar Rapids hotel man, D. E. Stein, came up on a prospecting tour, returning to the Rapids. In January, 1855, Mr. Ingham came again bringing Mr. Seeley, at that time a merchant tailor, and he has been a resident ever since. With Mr. Ingham he built a cabin on what is now the Byson farm on the Black Cat, Mr. Ingham's original claim. In the fall of 1856 Mr. Ingham sold this claim and bought over on the river where Daniel Rice now lives, and built another cabin, Mr. Seeley assisting. Later Mr. See- {net Interest. ° , 3, 3. Office over the postomce, Algona, Iowa. Flax Seed* Carefully cleaned and free from mustard seed—$1.16 per bushel. Sample at Walker Bros.' grocery store. 4t3 D. A. WALLACE. WRAPPERS—Good, strongly made, properly out wrappers, cheaper than you can, make them at home. We have lots ot them. , GEO. L. GALBRAITH & Co. OREGON prunes. Elegant fruit, tit M. Z. Grove & Son's. Money to Loau on'tmproved farms. T-arm /Lands and Town Property bought and sold on commission. . E. C. MOUNT&SON. Opera House Block, Algona, Iowa. FOR time loans on real estate at Kossuth County State Bank. apply The undersigned has opened a Bicycle Livery inAlgona opposite the Wigwam, and has bicycles and a tandem tor rent, by the hour or day. up-to-date wheel, Also agent for ^f n ^JAX bl cyc e, a^ up ^^ ^ as eood as there is in tne mancei. it y^" t Sd see me Will do all kinds of wheel repairing, also Plumbing and Gun Work, 1V1L. ODOl^J' u.w«»""~to- ley took the half section a couple of miles up the river, where he has since lived, and in 1861 was married to Alice E Benschoter, whose father was the Algona hlacksmith. Five children have been born, Grant, Emma, Nettie, James and Minnie. Grant died a few years ago. The two older girls are now Mrs. MoWhorter and Mrs. Isenberger; the two younger children are at home to console their sorrowing mother. _ Mr. Seeley was born Deo. 15, 1829, in Columbia county, Penn. His father died when he was four months old and a few months later bis mother brought her twelve children to Ohio, where she also died when he was nine years old. He went to live with acousin, was afterwards bound out till he was fourteen, finally receiving three months' schooling Following this he served a five years' apprenticeship as a tailor and after some wanderings came to Cedar Eapids and opened a shop. Itisacuri- ous coincidence that here he made a special suit for Geo. W. Hanna's father, one of the pioneers at Waterloo. It . ill. H * -_ Tvt/vVtn w-i nan QI CHINA mattings—nothing neater or cooler for floor covering for n bed room. Cheap as the cheapest carpet, with but half the trouble and dust. We have them from 15c a yard up. GEO. L. GALBRAITH & Co. SEE our bnrgains in tpilet soaps. M. Z. Grove & Son. _ FREE PILLS. Send vour address to H. E. Bucklen-& Co., Chicago, and get a free sample box of Dr. King's New Life Pills. A trial will convince you of their merits. These pills are easy in action and are particularly effective in the cure of constipation and sick headache. For malaria and liver trouble they have proved invaluable. They are uuaranteed to be perfectly free from every deleterious substance and to be purely vegetable. They do not weaken by their action, but by giving tone to stomach and bowels greatly invigorate the system. Regular size 35c. per box. Sold by Bi\ ,L. A, Sheetz, druggist. ' * BTJCKLEN'S AUNICA. SALVE. The best salve iu the world for bruises, cuts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter «vm»««nfl VianriB. p.hllblains. corns ana alls and she has kept right ever since by continuing to use, See what a boy she has raised—all on account of that flour she used. Others can do the same, MILLET AND FLAX SBEB-Plenty of it now on hand. For sale at the old stand by Lenette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate, j A HARDWARE MAN..... Can make your housework easy in summer. A "Quick Meal" Gasoline Stove in your kitchen to lessen the heat; a Gurney Refrigerator to keep your vict- < uals from decay—a saving, of ' money, to say nothing of having your eatables in eatable condition when placed on the table.- Wednesday, May 6 will be " Gasoline Stove and Refrigerator Day" at our store. Come and let us show you some nice things in these lines. Every lady who visits our store this day will receive a present of a kitchen necessity. ;,VJS Hardware. I am here to supply your wants, able prices. All work warranted. and will do so at reason- F. L, Parish. £f»U>8 Pasture Notice, My pastures adjoining town RVO BOW ready to receive a limited uwmoer ot cows. r Plenty ol tawe grass, pure water, and shade. Terms, 91 . PW month in advance. Owner? »»«„«!• trust their cows to hoys large enough to open the gate, The Assumes no risks. My so will hftve charge of the A. i, policy in the , i Dr. Preston, Thursday, May 7 ' ' G« To Horse Adams at 0 per Cent, vnd the expenses of making the loan an be naid at option of the borrower. nferest payable annually unless other, The loan can be paid 3uft, Iowa. ^ Angus, county agent, was here that Mr. Ingham ran across him while he was in Cedar Rapids surveying arid prospecting. The trip to Kossuth was largely for hunting and outdoor adventure, and that was what made it attractive to Mr, Seeley. He enjoyed the frontier and was a natural born hunter and frontiersman. Many columns would not contain the merest sketch of the many adventures of interest these two experienced together. Dr. Amps GolUne, later a reconstruction period editor in New Orleans, Chas. P. Putnam, now cashier of the Merchants' National bank of Cedar Rapids, and others were with them in their cabin. At one time tbev entertained Umpashotab, the chief of the band of Sioux which ranged on the Bast Des Moines branch, At one time they chased a herd of buffalo, Mr. Seeley shooting the only one ever known to have been killed in the coun- tv They named Buffalo Fork in con* sequence, as also many of the creeks of the north part of the county. Mr. Seeley was the one who found the remains of the Musquakie Indiana buried on the old hattle ground, and the skull of Pe- tokope is still preserved among his re' minders of the early days. For many years he kept an old Indian pony, FUn- ka whose history belongs to the county; Many oM»V incidents and i advee> ores filled in the early years. Even to the last Mr, Seeley loye* his gun, and ' I. SUiOO. UlVJOlOi OWJ-W *i*wv.«**j . — -j ar, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and ail skin eruptions, and positively euros pilot, or no pay requirea. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25c a box. Sold by L. A. Sheets. Excursions West and South. On April 21 and May 5, 1896, the Northwestern line will sell home-seek- ers'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 information apply to agents Chicago & Norlhvvestevn rail- way.—3t4 A K08BUTH APPLE I ARM. Perry Burllngame Has l,80O Apple Trees Set Out and Is PJantins 55O More.- The old question about raising apples in Kossuth has long since been answered, hut Perry Burlingiune is the Hrst to make a business of it on his Irvington farm. He put out 550 apple trees last week, which in all makes 2,800 he now has in good condition. Of these 900 are hudded to hear this season. The Wealthy is his chief reliance. He has 1,100 Wealthy trees. The Dutchess, Wolf River, Whitney, etc., are the others mainly. Mr. Burlingame says that ho bus got nearly as ranch out of what ha saves in taxes as his trees have cost, and he expects in a few years to have some acres of land that will bring a fancy figure. REMEMBER I am still in the Ice Business. Prices as low as anybody's. Good service or no pay. Peter Winkel. "Q. X."- teaurant '—-...Lunch Counter. Is now In Its new location—the L. M. B. Smith building. Serves meals at regular hours ana short-order meals at all hours. ZvffB^-IaS, SB OBITITS. Ico OroouM. Parlor—Side entrance for ladles. Everything neat, clean, and posl- lively flrst class. Full stock of cpnfectlon- ery. Lunch counter In front. A. H, ALLEN, Frppr, * -it Good Paintin I hnve been In Algona IS years, and my work done during that time speiiUs for Itself. I am still propari d to give tho same tti'&t-ulaas service as ever, ana solicit your patronage. HOUSE PAINTING AND ..... PAPER HANGING I devote special at ™ teKtion to, and also do carriage paint Ing, kalsomining, etc. ^"Shop on OaU sweet T. 33- S-ULKQ.S , wants to see you for anything In the line ot BE £ Hpr M. He has opened a shop on the south side of the square, and Is prepared to do Plumbing, Iron Roofing, etc,, also repairing of all kinds, Has the doublp- beaded gutters, the newest thing in this Une, I want your work and guarantee satisfaction, Give me a chance to uld on your job, D. This is Our Own Make Surrey. fine this week and we te as r, , the 'fine antlers presented to the county and kept in the court house are a testi- moniaVoJ one of his latest successes in

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