The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1896 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 17, 1896
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' ' '" ' ' ' ' ~ USTABMSHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1806, VOL. . 1*\ i t A Picnic you go to a picnic you want to take your dinner, We have just the proper things. Potted ham, potted 'tongue, salmon, dried beef, olives, pickles, sweet or sour, just the size bottles you want, waferettes, cookies, and everything you want for dinner at A Picnic NEWS Otf THIS NORTHWEST M. Z. Grove & Son. TBI/BFHONB 19. 09999 Shirt Waists, 15very 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 jpay, from 50c to $3.50. G. L. Galbraith & Co. lie Ktioxvs, Down at Clarion a young man wanted to have his fortune told by tt gypsy but was short on half dollars. 8e pro* posed to pay In oats, the offer was ftb* cepted, oats measured but And turned over, when the" WanderingIshmaelite" calmly looked the young man in the face and t-etnarked: "The name of your future wife will be Mrs.—^," mentioning his surname. The afore* said young man doesn't care particular" ly about the value of the oats but he, doesn't relish being quizzed in regard to the transaction, Telephone Line Extension. The Western Electric Telephone company's line has reached Sheldon from the east and is being pushed west to Sioux Falls as rapidly as possible, The Mall says: The line works splen- dldly. Messages were exchanged this, forenoon with Albert Len, Minn., Prlmghar, Britt, Algona, Emmetsburg, Spencer and Bancroft, Tho Milwaukee Will Build. It is assorted on good authority that the Milwaukee company will extend their Spirit Lake branch to Jackson, Minn., this season. Rumor has has it that the Jackson people will give $50, 000 bonus to the first road into that city from the south. Kossiith Has ttlgger S talks. Nels Nelaon to this office growth, that Hancock Signal: brought a stalk of corn last week of this year's measures three feet six inches in height. This is no Kossuth county story, as the stalk may be seen at this office. Phil. C. Hanim In Chicago. Hon. Phil. C. Hanna went to Chica go last week where he is to deliver a lecture on Venezuela, its people, their manners and customs, and their natural resources. Bryan to Visit Ilumboldt. W. J. Bryan, the Nebraska silverite, will speak at Humboldt, Saturday, June 27. POTJETH OF JULY OEATOEY. List of Attractions Available to AI- (joniuns-All Tastes to Be Suited. An unusual list of attractions in the way of Fourth of July Orators is announced for the coming month. At Bancroft Hon. J. H. Funk of Hardin county, one of the best talkers in the last legislature, has been secured. ' Congressman Dolliver will open the Chautauqua season with a fine oration at Spirit Lake. • Fort Dodge has secured Jerry Simpson of Kansas, Sockless Jerry. At Humboldt M. F. Healey of Fort Dodge, nephew of Postmaster Hin chon, will grace the occasion. At Hampton J. J. Ryan will do the honors of the occasion and add to his reputation as a speaker. Want a Bicycle? The undersigned has opened a Bicycle Livery in Algona opposite the Wigwam, and has bicycles and a tandem for rent, by the Hour or day. 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, PERSONAL MOVEMENTS, City I am here to supply your wants, prices. All work warranted, ancl will do so at reason- F, L, Parish. AT IRVINCTON, IOWA. sugar, per kradred, . iy paro&s granulalM sugar for , W pouads Empire toe sugar for , Y, A, oksss©, per powi* $5,50 . 1*00 l.OQ 08 o oompl§t$ tfcs b&r Mrs. J. W. Reed went to Forest Monday for a visit. Milton Starr and family visited in Monticello last week. Cyril Hay returns this week from his school work in Illinois. Archie Hutchinspn has a brother here from Ireland visiting him. Miss Ada Smith is home from Still water, Minn., for the summer vacation. Mrs. L, Dodge goes soon for an extended visit at her old homo in Wisconsin. Lewis H. Smith is in Tacoma visiting his children there. He went Wednesday. Mrs. R. A, Palmer and two boys start today_for Ipswich, S. D., for summer visit. Miss Dickenson, Mrs. L. J. Rice's neice who has been teaching in the county, returned to Valparaiso, Ind. Monday, Dr. Morse was called to Hartley Friday night to see Mrs. J, G. Graham who was taken suddenly with an attack of peritonitis. He returned Saturday leaving her much relieved. E. S, Danforth, editor of the Vermil ion, S. D., Republican, is visiting Mr Davenport, of Jas. Patterson's store He has been a pleasant visitor at this office during bis stay in Algona Mrs, T, B. Wadsworth went Monday to her old home in Wisconsin for e visit. While gone she will visit Rev Davidson's family, who are camping on Delevan lake for the summer. Mrs Maud Jones of Wesley went with her Howard Wallace spent two weeks in Des. Moines being treated for his ser iouslung trouble, returning a wee ago, Last week Dr. Shore wasjn Al gpna to see him again. While he wa inDesMoines his father spent a lew days }n the pity, Barnet Devine parae over from CaU fornia last week and Monday visits his old friends in Algona. Be Uke the coast -climate, is in better nealti than for years, and iooks younger tna when he went away. He will return i in a month and spend at least anothe winter on ths coast. Mr. and, Mrs, E,, R. Bryant, & P,* are. visiting at fjarflner'p }n P4«m. Qreefe. Mr? iogtQBi who was Mtep Wa QavflBWi ft post Of frjejjdj who w§ again after a gi$ year> a.twe» A cousin, Mr, Clap.eaddle, fltt the J4r« Gar< tartln, who was attending court at Mgona last wee!:, tells of ah incident hich for cold-blooded atrocity MV&ls hy story of wantoft cruelty We have vef heard* A ffifth caught ft mouse itt le court house yard, and saturating it ith oil set fire to the little animal, tt urbed slowly until a bystander noticed t and put it speedily out o! its misery. t was "only a mouse," but a mtttt Who ould do a trick of that hind ought to e treated to the snrae dose. THE Robinson's hardware store is out in ew paint. Algona is selling clothing to all the eighboring counties. Jas. Taylor is selling a lot of ladies' vooi suits at very low prices. John Hamilton is off in Wisconsin uying a lot ofluirdwood lumber. Dr. John T3. Ford, the noted oculist, i Ill^e at E. G. Bowyer's f rom June 21 o27. Next Sunday the N^w Brunswick otel Invites Algona people to come in 6 dinner. The Wilson mills took in 400 bushels f wheat Saturday, half on exchange. hat is a big day's business. Langdon & Hudson are going to "set em up" Saturday, Head their ad. and et a drink of cherry phosphate. Irvington has a live grocery store in R. & C. J. Button's establishment. 'hey make prices that sell goods. Frank Parish furnished some fun aturday evening by dressing up for laby Bliss and riding about the streets. Chubb Bros, sold a lot of hogs Monay at $2.70. The senator says if silver ill help those prices it can't be too ee for him. Corwith Crescent: Mr. Ferris of turt is moving the buildings back of he brick block onto the Stilson addi- ion in the rear of the Baptist church. The Kraft $9.99 sale continues till aturday. It is astonishing what cloth- ng can be bought for $9.99. Now is lie time to visit the Kraft clothing tore. If you want a good campaign paper ake the Sioux City twice-a-week Joural. It will cost you till Nov. 20, only 0 cents. A big paper twice a week ill Nov. 20, for 20 cents. . Bancroft Register: Algona is again alking electric lights, but there is no vidonce of any action being taken to ecure them. Ledyard will probably ave a plant before the county seat rakes up. Durdall is clearing out his summer uits and will put them in his C. O. D. tore, selling men's suits of all grades at 50, and boys suits of all grades at $2. Everything will go at these prices, "iuyer to take his pick. Doxsee's coupon contest came to an nd last week and the little stove was awarded to Miss Julia Schiohtl, who md saved 1,262 advertising coupons. That was .an astonishing number and iway out of sight of-the other 18 con- iestants who ranged from 80 to 325 Do you Drink If not you should call at our store next Saturday and get a glass— SERVED FREE. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. Clearing Sale.. During the month of June we will sell chamber suits and parlor goods at Greatly Reduced Rates. We have a lairge stock on hand, and to diminish we offer special inducements for June only. this Complete stock of Undertaking Goods. A.D. ZE3em.t for Others'? Armstrong Journal: Frank Nicoulin, one of Algonn's lean men, was in Armstrong this week. Wo understand he vas looking through our large stores or a corset, not being able to find one small enough in Algona. It is some- ,imes inconvenient to be as slim as Trank, John Willoy, brother of ex-Marshal Willey, received an offer from the VloUne Plow Co., and departed for Moline, Saturday. John is assured of work at very remunerative wages and all expenses. He will have charge of the shovel department of that institution which contemplates making radical changes in the form of all its plow shovels. According to the Livermore Gazette the Daugherty-Brunson drug store is to have fine quarters: Their new quarters will contain the finest furniture of any store in northwestern Iowa, and would be a credit to a town much larger than Livermore. The mirror which adorns their prescription case will be of heavy plate glass, three by six feet, and everything else is about in proportion in grandeur, Cheap Excursion Rates, The following rates and arrangements have been made for excursion rates on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul line—rate, one lowest limited first-class fare for the round trip: National republican convention, to be held at St. Louis, Mo., June 16,1890. The National Educational association meeting at Buffalo, N. Y., July 7 to 11, 1896. National democratic convention, Chicago, July 7,1896, National convention Young People's Christian Endeavor, Washington, D. C., July 7 to 13, 1896. Annual meeting Baptist Young People's union, Milwaukee, Wis., July 16 to 19,1896. Convention of Young People's Christian union, Omaha, Neb,, Aug. 16 to §4, 1896, National convention of Republican leagues, Milwaukee, Wis., Aug, 25 to 29,1896. „ , , National encampment Grand Army of theRepuoltP, St. Paul, Minn., Sept, } to 4,1896. Ht4 The land department of the Northern Pacific railroad will sell you Very Choice Farming Lands \ In Central Minnesota In Red River Valley The Wonderful Park Region, The "Breadbasket of America," at $2.50 to $4 per acre. at $4 to $8 per acre. TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS; TEN YEARS' TIME— One-tenth cash ; balance in ten equal annual Installments at SIX per cent, interest. Yearly payment on 160 acres from $40 to $128. These lands are either level and rolling prairie ; lightly and heavily timbered, or rich upland, containing numerous spring-bed lakes and natural meadows. Soil is specially adapted to diversified farming ; a general failure of crops being practically unknown, ' For maps and publications write to General Emigration Agent N. P. -K. R,, ST. PAUL, MINN, WM, ff, PHIPPS, Land Commissioner. DINGLEY, COOK & CO,, our sales solicitors, will furnish information, .accompany prospective buyers wishing to examine Northern Pacific lands, and receive applications for their purchase. Apply to them, personally or by letter; at Algona, Iowa. PHOTOGRAPHER, IOWA, House to rent. ,10 Inquire of e»j> UxeuretPiie west nwtl 8«wn», Qn June 9 and 83, 189,8, the North,* line will m}\ home-seekers' e*» tt9Ue& With fftyor^le time S largg number fi f thj west JMia'IGuto at TO P y lo»r Sidewalk, Paviag, aud Building Pram Ttte, B@w§r,F,

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