The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1896 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1896
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' ' t '' ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8. ' , ..,._ -- — -—~.— —-- ^-—~. —— ^.--^.--^^--A^^^i^A^iMtai s NEWS OF THE NORTHWEST OicUtiiffle AlgOttiailS at Spirit Celebrate fhel* ..fWettt^fii Wedding AnttlvefS&ffr A Court Ceeisioft That invests Mews* istef notes th6 of of PHtltiHg la the Wright county fi-ght eoutity printing *«^«f «J>« gets about $160 a yea* the paper Newsy Nates; The biggest bargain you ever saw in toilet soap at M. 1. Grove & Son's. TELEPHONE 19. Twenty-five years ago A, W. Osborne and Jeanette GllmoUJ? were married In Algona. Both were thett teachers In the public schools. Shortly after they moved to Spirit Lake, where they have since lived. Last week the Spirit Laic* ers met in honor of their wedding annl' versary and gave expression to the good will, confidence and esteem that have been theirs In their new home. The Beacon reports the event and in conclusion says:' Mr. and Mrs. Osborne are held in high esteem by the entire community, and particularly by those who have shared with them the fortunes of this community since the early days. They have won a degree of affluence by methods above reproach. They have won commanding influence among their neighbors by merit of character and motives of helpfulness. 'here is no one to withhold from them he good will of a discriminating people and this anniversary afforded a •leasing opportunity for expressions of ionfidence and friendship. bt the printing, Shouldn't ttlde Henry Clauasefl, a Ledyard lad about twelve yearp of age, jumped from the , 8*5*% Just received' ! ?l.y •* * A new line of 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. Defective Vision Another "Bonn ride" Case. Judge Fee made a ruling at Albla in the district court that affects* every newspaper publisher in the state. In the contest for the award of the county printing, the several newspapers made iweive yearp IH «(S»t J U "VTH i back of a cow Monday and fell In such a way as to break hla right arm AMOtfQ THE ADVEBTI9ESS. Algona Is the place for clothing. The Kraft clothing house. has a line of stylish men's shoes. One West Bend firm has shipped 176 cars of hay since Dec. 15. B. W. Haggard has bought a half Interest In the Bancroft hotel. Galbralth's display of floor matting Is the largest ever shown in Algona. More hogs were shipped to Chicago in April than ever before in that month. A. H. Paine has sold his hny, 25 care. John G. Smith is holding his, 14 cars. A sow at Bancroft has given birth to 17 pigs, 15 now alive. It takes that kind to pay these days* • Hogs are predicted to go as low as $3 in Chicago this spring. At present they being $2.75 in Algona. In April 6J inches of rain fell. Weather.Clerk Pettibone says this is twice the average amount even for wet years. John Goeders is offering some big attractions in silks and satins for ten days. He has a fine line and is making prices that will sell the goods. Sets, and Dinner Sets, Haviland China and Semi- Porcelain ; also a nice line of LAMPS'* Belgium, Juno, and B, & H. Langdon &* Hudson* , reductions in their subscription price to TELEPHONE KO. ^ Want a Bicycle? increase their lists. The Republican advertised a rate of 25 cents, limiting the reduced rate to persons living in the county. The board of supervisors made the award to the Republican, as having the largestlist. Acontestant^ppealed, and Judge Fee has just ruled that a publisher may not reduce his subscription price when competing for the county printing for the purpose of increasing his list. The case is appealed to the supreme court on a demurrer to this ruling. .__ An Annapolis Candidate. Congressman Dolliver last week recommended the appointment to the naval academy of Rudolph M. Anderson of Forest City, and O. W. Fowler of Fort Dodge as alternate. It is not likely that the alternate will get a chance for admission, as Anderson stands well; having won at the competitive examination at Fort Dodge. petll-lVo eAaUJiuo-uiuu **u *. w - • a-He also passed the examination as the qualified alternate last year of the present cadet at West Point. is After ttte Chickens. Armstrong Journal: Colonel Spencer, Kossuth county's genial treasurer, is after the chickens. He can see no reason why they should be allowed to run at large to scratch up gardens unless they are given a license to do so. He is in favor of a city ordinance taxing them the same as dogs, and if the tax is not paid the marshal should see that everyone is exterminated. Mr. Walter Forde, a piano tuner who comes with good references, has located in Algona. This town presents a good field for him, and he will do a successful business. Saturday is the date for Kraft Bros.' big opening hat sale. If everybody who bought a suit at the big clothing sale buys a hat to go with it the store will be crowded. The Champion says Ridgway and McGovern made ''several thousand dollars" on their train load of hay from Wbittemore. They must have hit a fairy hay market. Durdall has now opened his C. O. D. store in the old Cordlngley building for the season and will run two stores. He will have special bargains up there all the while cheap. He has an immense stock and is bound to sell. The Wigwam has its carriage repository fixed, its big elevator running, and its car load of carriages on display. No finer display of handsome vehicles of all styles and prices can be found in any city in the state. It occupies the entire second floor at the Wigwam. D. A. Beck brought to H. J. Thompson's Whittemore store 150 dozen of eggs laid by his hens in nine days. Or Improperly Adjusted Glasses, thereby risking Total Blindness? SXGKEZO: is DB. JOHN E. FORD Oculist-Optician, THOROUGH EXAMINATIONS OF THE EYES, FREE, "Want More Eagle Grove's electric light company s preparing to make extensive improvements, including a new brick building, 45x80 feet in size, to be used as a power ibuse. When completed it is expected he plant will be in shape to supply 3 000 lights of 32 candle power in addition to lighting the streets in good shape. _ Iowa Towns Have New Names, This year's postal guide has simplified some of the town names hereabout, It has them as follows: Shellrock, Clearlake, Eaglegrove, Idagrove, Ce- darfallsandanumberof like changes. But this change does not seem to meet with much favor and all seem to spell the names as before. , Old People at Rutaven. Ruthven has a couple who have been married 67 years, Mr. and Mrs. John lams. They have eight children thirty-four grandchildren and tmrty-one great-grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. lams are respectively 87 and 85 years old, and enjoy very gqpd health, Hall ftt SWOB City, In last week's storm nail fell heavily IB northern Kossuth, The Herald says at August Miehe's hail fell at ft The next week he brought in 140 dozen more, in all 290 dozen in 16 days, or an average of 232 eggs a day. The Champion justly remarks that Vanderbilt will not be in it in a few years. Ledyard's new creamery is working successfully. The Leader says: There was not a jar to the satisfaction of Spurbeck & Lambert of whom the supplies were purchased, and the pleasure of the creamery managers and a number of our citizens who are very much interested in the success of the institu- The undersigned has opened a Bicycle Livery m Algona, opposite the Wigwam, and has bicycles and a tandem for rent, by the hour or day. ,.11 Also agent for the AJAX bicycle, an up-to-date wheel, as good as there is in the market. If you want a wheel come' and see me. Will do all kinds of wheel repairing, also Plumbing and Gun Work, I am here to supply your wants, and will do so at-reasonable prices. All work warranted. , W$7K. ~$ m F. L. Parish. tion. The Don't Run Away depth of two or three inches a.nd the wind was quite fierce, The east side of his new stable was blown out at the bottom and the stone foundation crum* bled, ^ Foundry and Machine Shop. * _ ^. _J.-vJS4. TS9T»«TQa. Meeting, The first annual state meeting of the gue will be held ftt Storm July 8 tQ 81, There. »re now 80 000 members of the league in Iowa, 8 3W *V twa wu meetings ever held iuo Mason City Republican says: The fast stock train three times a week on the Milwaukee isproving very popular. It started with four or five cars and the last one went In with two big section. At the competing points of Algona and Charles City the Milwaukee Is carrying the stock. Starting from Sanborn at five in the morning stock will reach Chicago at five the next morning in fine shape for early buvers. Under the superintendency of Mr. Cosgrave the I. & D. division Is becoming one of the best on the Milwaukee system. By another year we hope be will be able to put on a local passenger betweep Sanborn and McGregor. Traffic this fall may bear such an improvement of the service, THE SHQOTIN& Some of the Kprtliern Iowa Cracfc Shots Compete In Breaking the CJay Blackbirds,. The May tournament yesterday brought together some good shots, and one of the most beautiful of May skies beamed down upon one of the most beautiful spots in all Iowa, where they were assembled. The wind was a little strong for big scores, but the uncertainty made the contest more interesting, Among the visitors were Wilson of Emmetsburg, Coffen and Baker of Humboidt, Peterson and Hamaker of Randall, Martenson of Britt, Sund* strum, Lenander, GaUlon and West of %Pt*8$R F, L. Parish, and others from Algona participated, H. J. Wilson shot well getting in on si* first moneys out of the first eight events. Other winners ef first mone n from a good thing. If you are not sure you know a good thing when you see it, come to me and I will show you not one but several—chiefly m fine bedroom sets and furniture of every conceivable kind and description. I am also Here to Protect You against paying fancy prices for the things you'must have, I mean every word of this—so don t run away to Chicago or elsewhere for fine furniture, T ' '" Complete stock of Undertaking Goods, ; >i ' rvj> "}&• * jiirVj awajr I have it. Sportsman's JTorthwe|t§F8 you, want them to well, Nothing contributes to the well-being Qt a good horse ao much as to'have n«n cupped-gettimt long hat* o« and give Wra a chance to thrive, & HUNTER at Brown's livery bare «e ao&s tw« wort with a new power clipper tbaf will make a horse LOPE as If hegrew that way Bavana ftller, Sumatra wrapper, Us positively the M 1 ,^ t$| •' ,/9 'W Best Sc Cigar; L, , . , were in the.wan evenly watche h«4 t events, uvner winner* m .... . FE!F€r3?i HwiWi Saddles, Whips he main evenly matched and !3©!B33S» MMP*^; (s'4S'.BfSSS*s«VMii. - • IS5.«SiSi"EEM

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