The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 15, 1896 · Page 5
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f ffl C, L UCTfl It Gfows So as the Facts Dothe Estate Shows. of the PeeutiaHtte§ of th« Mfifi— Mow tie Kspt Mis Business to Administrator Joslyn has tieeti gothg over the assets q{ the Liihd estate and has &tt Ittve&tOfy tnade. the value, of course, depebda oa the ftppralsemeht. Thefe &fe 10,000 bushels of cOfti, fat-m machlnel-y, equities in land, etc., but in ail not mofe than $5,000, The home faftfl is mortgaged for $18,000, but there is probably a margin of $10*000. The stock, except horses, was turned over to Mr. Nelson by Mr. Lund to pay hitn. Mr, Nelsoa had become alarmed and kept at Mr. Lund until he got a bill of sale. Se is still a loser by over $600. The household furniture was all hought. by Mrs. Lund with her money or was given to her by her family. When Mrs. Lund was allowed to know the facts, which WHS not until after the papers were out last week, she was prostrated. She htid no suspicion of such a state of affairs. She at first declared that she should turu all the insurance money In to pay the claims, hut friends will dissuade her from that course. It would be but a iflrop in the bucket, and , leave her and the liUle girl penniless. It is one of the amazing -features of the case that Mr. Lund wan a.ble to keep all his doings a secret from bis wife, his brother, his partners a'nd clerks. He always had someone in his office, and they had free access to his safe and books. He confided in nobody, always kept a "stiff upper lip," and deceived most those who knew him best. 'The friendly feeling which a present memory of his many good traits caused last week has gradually "faded as the systematic character of his fraudulent transactions becomes clearer. He was the most remarkable forger there is any record of. For ten years he has forged deeds, mortgages, mortgage releases, chattel mortgages, -and sold papers without a breath of suspicion, being all the time honored in many ways by the very men he was taking in. It is absolutely unaccountable. Mr. RUBS holds a bundle of chattel mortgages representing $123,000. In that entire bundle there are no two signatures similar, and yet all made by Mr. Lund. The skill in forging, the secrecy of the work, and more than all the confidence inspired are out of the range of ordinary human experience. ' The Impression among some is that Mr. Lund did not speculate on the board of trade. They think his system of fraud ate him up. He paid the interest on all the bogus mortgages regularly. Every new instrument made the load that much heavier, and the interest must be paid or an investigation would come at once. The big expense of the farm, his bad luck, andtfhe awful burden of interest account for' a very large sum of money. Mr. Lund's friends believe that he began his fraud to tide over a little pinch, with the full intention of paying off. He lost at every venture, the loans had to go on, the interest on them soon made others necessary, one step down followed another until he was overwhelmed. Attorneys are being secured by many parties with interests involved, and the whole matter will be thoroughly sifted. REMEMBER that Ur. J. W. Quinn claims that three-fourths of all headaches are caused by eye strain. Have your eyes exam. Ined. Costs you nothing. With us July 20 lor one week. DlNGLEY & PUGH, GOOD self-binder to trade for a cow. I7t2 JOHNG. SMITH. THE John Grove Land company will run an excursion, July 21, to points in southwestern Minnesota and north of St. Paul, for the benefit of intending land buyers. Fare for. the round trip will be one straight fare plus $2. Fare will be refunded to those who buy land. if AST A? HAM? m Hie OHUtott Mlfchi? mised by the iitte&i }**•&)*< T'he Batftpton ftecordef irt fepdftlsg he S*ourtb celebration says: JW the ration, trade by ftott. J, J. Ryan fcf Igofm, we heard nothing but cottipti* tnenta. His voice was good, hie latt* uage excellent, ahd bis speech broUgboUt Viras listened to With taafked attention by the large audt- a<Je. Los*—A fettiall blnck crepe shnwl, rith eiflbroidewd corhers, between Alona and D. ttluc's. p. , Rice's, on the track of the whirlwind, a lady's double black cloth cape. Owner call at this office. ^ A TUSSLE WITH •\V. J. Studley Tries to 'Capture a Big Six-Footer In Hie Home Sunday Morning. Sunday morning about 8 o'clock W. J. Studley woke up and saw a man in Ills room going through his coat, He saw him because there was a lighted lamp in an adjoining room. Without waitipg ft moment he jumped out of bed and, made for his visitor, and the visitor at the first noise made for the lamp, which he succeeded in blowing out. He then backed up in the dark' ness and Mr, Studley, who Iwd secured a phair and raised it over bU heaS, advanced on him. IB. moving he hit a table and knocked off a water pitcher and some glasses and the noise aroused Mrs- Studley, who asked what the matter wa.9. Mr. Studley did not want to answer, for the burglar did pot know where be was standing, But finally be had, to njake some sign, and with that began striking about in the bopes of bitting hie man, The latter gliding away went by Mrs, Studley, wbo rabbed, biro by the arm. He pushed. er pf, ran to a window, raised the jui»P ed through V atm for Sate. Farm of 600 acres, five miles northwest of Algona. For terms inquire of 17t.2 MBS. LAtiRA A. HtrNT. the 'Screen, J£ *«* gays the burglftP was weighed probably J9Q heavy b§ar4 wi wgre a , if be bad fatf a revolver that Sit coroner wo^d b»ve firt IS to St. Lotillj Mfi. t §ftd f8tflffi«!1iiatf alei-;4Jne faiMS fot the fbtfttcL trite* ewd fo? fetorft MgSage titttll rfit^ ^, 896, ifjOlusrte. Pot fltttBtsaftaMU Ift* oftaatlou apply to agehtS ChldagS & I, The fiuttoh store at Irvlngtoti Is ftot ehlnd Oh pf ices. They httfre Small 6** penses and sell close. . " FOB SALE- wo lots netvr rice, $1,300. -The McCall house and the frorthwestern depot. Inquire of Jay McCall. WE have some bargains in water ots, glassware, Hnd crockery that, will nuke you want to buy of Grove & Son. FOB time loans on real estate apply t Kossuth County State Bank. Single-Washings Wanted. Flrst-clnss work guaranteed. Mnry !. Wrlpht, one block west of the nor- nal building.—1513 PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Shimer'-and son f Marshalltown are visiting at S. D. )rake's. J. F. Nicoulin goes to Wisconsin tonight for a visit. His gallery will be closed for ten days. L. D. Russ went to Chicago Monday ivening. He expects to return soon to ook after his interests. Rev. Douglas of Gnrner exchanged tulpits with Rev. Sinclair Sunday, le preached to a large •congregation. Miss Alice Hepburn is visiting her sister, Mrs. Harvey Ingham. ' She came up from Des Moines yesterday. Mrs. J. P. Grose and little boy have )een over from Emmetsburg for some lays visiting their many Algona "riends. J. J. Ryan returned yesterday from ,he Chicago convention, whither he went after giving the Hampton people an oration on the Fourth that pleased all who heard it. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson of Michigan are visitors here at the home of theii nephew, Dr. GarBeld. They have also >een at Sheldon on a-visit to their son, vho'is in the Sheldon schools. The delegates to the republican state convention went to Des Moines •esterday. From Algona, C. C. ^hubb, Geo. C. Call, A. D. Clarke Jenry Mason, Harvey Inghnm, and others were in the list. Mr. VanHoi-ne of Vinton, who pioneered it with Wm. H. Ingham in 3edar Rapids 40 years ago, walked in,o the Kossuth County bank Thursday and renewed old acquaintance. Some ively reminiscences of early days were .ndulged. Haswell Ramsey is at home for E visit; He has been in Seattle, Wash., 'or several years in the law offices o: Mr. Hughes, late of Spencer, The irm is the leading one in Seattle, am Bias well has a splendid position. He will remain a few weeks. Rev. Rome Walker, with his wife and two little ones, is at home for visit of three months. He has been suffering for some time from over-work at Belvidere, 111., and once or twice ately fell on the street in fainting spells. His congregation ha,s insisted on h'is having a long vacation and he will recuperate in Kossuth's gentle at mosp'h ere. IF your cistern is not full of goot :-ain water it is because you did not see Burns and have him put up some of hi double-beaded gutters for you. Do i Defore another rain comes. TAKE a ride on one of Parish's tan dems, It is a delightful experience Once tried and you always want mor of the same kind, 16 SEE the ladies' shoes and oxfords on the bargain counter. Your choice for only $1.50—worth $2 to $4,50. Geo. L Galbraith & Co. a weeR FfOffl M6ttd4j ( fake a eh&aee o« Ooisee' Robifison's cut prices i>fi A, erday inorhteg with a uf-altufe. 4 h6fth y6^ big bad of WoydeS at Lake t3bW!« Bicycling ffiafftg a mm t t>flt M djblofed fetiulffiattSaid, "ft'*8 ffii sight o1 SpTSf t." Si6f W6 Pa*.b6' a»» % feady c&ffipleled Id WBU6 Self iat<8< Lake ComO, fi.nd neftrly to MlnfieApttlls rfom St. Pawl. ThS lartfeF twlfl, 18 somewhat slow it) bulldlhg theft, but the titoe will come wheft paths will Connect all lummef resorts and lafj Cities. A cycle path is contempla Saturday Is the d&y tot the big, au6' ioB sale at the Grange store, There will be some " simps" fdf 66m6body. E*rttnk Parish has ten Woycles wo tandems, and they flre out lay. The bicycle Hvefy is a §ucce884 A surgical and medical infirmary has beeh established ift Altf6«&. Ouf &d< erttsing columns will tell you ail about it. W. P. Jones says there is going to be twine famine. The -Chicago and Minneapolis houses are out, and no one s supplied as yet. Cheever Hudson has ft lot of orders 'or HHviland china. The ladies wbo »re studying with Miss Pettibone are buying to decorate. Dr. Glasier, the Algona dentist, hhs made arrangements to be in LuVerne the second nnd fourth Wednesday of each month to do dental work. Remember the Epworth league ice ireHin sociable on E. W. Goodner's awn, west of A. A. Call's, on Thursday evening of this week. Everybody invited. This office has a two pound Early Ohio potato raised by Guy Grove this spring. Guy believes if you have a ning in Imvlng the best. The store shows that. Mrs. L. A. Hunt wants to sell her ine 800 acre farm in Plum Creek. No jotter piece of land lies out of doors, ft is well known and the right man can make his stake by buying it. The Sheldon Mail says Ringlings' show this year is better than it ever was. It was at Sheldon last week. The Mail says " the clowns Were funny without behig bores." Great is Ringling. The Wesley Reporter makes a suggestion as to the Lund deeds: All who are losers should call a meeting and unite on some specific action, and employ a competent attorney who would take charge of the entire matter. This would save much expense, as each case is almost counterpart of all others. We don't want to take advantage of the Republican's $30 price on 5,000 county fair supplements to discuss what the county board proceedings would cost, but put the price at $40 and the cost for a year would be less than $250 for a circulation in every paper in Kossuth, whereas the present cost is nearly $400 for circulation in two papers. In three papers it would be nearly $600. There is no good argument against publishing the board proceedings as a supplement, THE TWIN PITIES. Minnesota may be truly called a state of lakes, for within her borders there is said to be ten thousand of them. There is no one thing that nature has created for man that gives more true enjoyment, especially during the sum T mer months, than a nice, little inland sea, One may camp upon its green wooded shores, row upon its placid bosom, plunge beneath its sparkling depths, and receive from it in many ways those invigorating and health- giving properties which nothing else can give to a tired body or over-taxed brain. In the vicinity of St. Paul and Minneapolis are many beautiful bodies of water, but I will not attempt to describe each one separately, that would require too much time and space. A description of one must suffice for all. • We have Minnetonka, Calhoun, and Lake Harriet near Minneapolis, and White Bear, Lake Phelan and Como near St. Paul. All are lovely places, and what nature has left undone towards making them beautiful man and money has added. One may sit in the pavilion on an evening at any of these lakes and listen to the sweet music of the band as it floats across the water, watch the white boats as they glide in and out among wooded islands, see the bicycler as he wheels around the boulevard and' comes to a stop, wheezing and puffing like mad, his face like a haymaker's, his back like a bow, but he is nevertheless receiving a benefit physically, and though he may_ have a bicycle face and a few bruises he has no doctor's bills to pay and besides he is having a whole lot of . from Sew York city ta saa Cat., and if the wheel continues in fAvttf no doubt sttdh a f flftd Will be Cdft' structedi Bring alafig 1 you? wheel when you dome to the Twin Cities and enjoy yourself. Any of the lakes 1 have inenliofied are fine, fttid tto flne who cofteS t& the Twin Cities and goes home dgaln with* out n visit to sotte of thetfe, can say that he has seen nil, there is of beauty and loveliness. Yours until next time, E. HABVBY SLAGLE. Whenyoit buy flour, why not buy m the best ? Especially when'yeu can get the best-^afld a chbice article It i§, t6d— tef the same mdney that is* charged for less worthy graded We stand by our flour— so do the cbn* ' f ' ;', !' ( . „.''/' sumers. They know what they want, and they watit^.V W ? ,,-i '*«^. M J t*. ' >J 1!- Tot-undo, Cyclone, and wind storm insurance reduced to 20, 60, and 80 cents per hundred for 1, 3, and 5 years. Protect your property. J. L. DONAHOO, 10t4 Algona, Iowa. MIGHT as well be out of the world as out of fashion. Most everybody rides a wheel now. Parish has bicycles for rent or for sale; and he also'repairs wheels and everything else. 10 NOW is the time to buy shirt jvalsts. The pick of our stock for only 85 cents. Geo. L. Galbratth & Co. Money to Loan At straight 7 per cent, interest, (no commission). Can get money in three or four days on perfect title. E. C. MOUNT & SON. Opera House Block, Algona, Iowa. A FINE two-seated surrey can now be bought at A. M. & G. M. Johnson's for $85, Call and see it. 16 CHINA mattings—nothing neater or cooler for floor covering for abed room, cheap as the cheapest carpet, with but half th'e trouble and dust. We have them from 15o a yard up. GEO. L. GALBRAITH & Co. Wilson Mills «)• ^,'Vllt M and will have no other. That shows their good judgment, , and is a capital recommend for good goods, • . , • . MILLET AND FLAX SEBD-Plehty ' of it now on hand. For sale at the old stand by * Lenette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate. ; BURNS does tin work of all kinds, also roofing, plumbing, etc. Always open for engagements. Fnrm Loans nt 0 per Cent. And the expenses of making the loan can be paid at option of the borrower. Interest payable annually unless otherwise preferred. The loan can be paid in whole or in p«rtatany interest date. HOXIE & BRUNSON. Auction , July 18, 1896, we will offer at public sale, at our store in Algona, all goods remaining unsold at that date, We want the building for other purposes, and in this way propose disposing of all remaining stock at once. Until such time an excellent opportunity will be given to seeure goods for present, pr future use at auction prices* J. A. HAMILTON & Co. have put in a stock of sidewalk brick. They make an attractive and durable walk. Several have already put them in.—13 WHEN you see the name "Burns" it makes you think of double-beaded gutters and eave spouting, the best on the market. He sells and puts it up, and his prices are right. A HOUSEHOLD TREASURE. D. W. Fuller of Canajoharie, N. Y., says that he always keeps Dr. King's New Discovery in the house and his family has always found the very best results follow its use; that he would not be without it, if procurable. G. A. Dykeman, drugprist, Catskill, N. F., says that Dr. King's New Discovery is undoubtedly the best cough remedy; that he has used it in his family for eight years, and it has never failed to do all that is claimed for it. Why not try a remedy so long tried and tested. Trial bottles free at L. A. Sheetz' drug store. Regular size 50c., and $100. 2 DID YOU EVER Try Electric Bitters as a remedy for your troubles? If not, get a bottle now and get relief. This medicine has been found to be peculiarly adapted to the relief and euro of all female complaints, exerting a wonderful direct influence in giving strength and tone to the organs. If you have loss of appetite, constipation, headache, fainting spells, or are nervous, sleepless, excitable, melancholly or troubled with dizzy spells, Electric Bitters is the medicine you need, Health and strength ure guaranteed by its use, Large bottles only 50 cents at Dr. L. A, Sheetz' drug store. 8 BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE. The best salve iu the world for bruises, outs, sores, ulcers, salt rboum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles or no pay required, It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded, Price S5c a box.' Sold by L. A. Sheetz, RAILWAY TIME CARDS, CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAli THAINS WEST, No, l departs at 8:55 am No. 0 departs at 4:01 pin Freights tuat carry passengers- No, 03 departsat 12:05a» No,71 departs at 6:33pm Ho. 85 departsat 8;80pm TRAINS BAST. No, 2 departs at....,...',...., 10!37am No. 4 departs at , 6:33 pm Freights that carry passengers- No, 78 departs at, , 8;SOpm No, 04 departs at ; 3:05 p m B. F, HEOBIOK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN, South- Freight...... -7:10 a ro Mixed 7:10 a TO Pass,., ...8:0i am Mixed ,l:l?pm Mixed 8:00 pm North— Freight 11:25 a Pass 8;49prn Mixed 10:47 p m. ?, H, VESPER, Agent. OR yo PAY, ' i -rt;, •'•» ; r - j'* -'.'-•i. E AJO^-'i Artesian well contractor. J have the only cable steam drilling machine owned in the county; s(nk wells for water supply (or towns, cities, and railroads. Special attention to farm well work, Estimates made. I em- Icy only expert dvJUers, Address A- F -'.}ey, Algona., Iowa. GASOLINE > ! i>^:?.Ji»llS3®€i¥£l-lMM il WE ARE GOING TO Give Away A Bicycle. With every cash purchase made at our store during the rest of June and in July to the amount of $i (barb wire and nails'ex- cepted) we will give a ticket which will entitle the holder to one chance in drawing a Crescent Bicycle. This Bicycle is one of the best made of its kind, ana! 'is suita'Ble for either boy or girl from 10 to 15 years of age. OUR $39 WHEEL is selling. It is as good as the best $60 wheel on the market, and better than the majority. You are always sure of repairs if you need them, for it is made by the oldest bicycle house in the United States, O. M. DOXSEB, ORANGE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Offlce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Eockford of Rookford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York, GEO. M. BAILEY. Hardware We will lay wide open the books o'f prices for the next 30 days and invite everybody to examine the prices on Bicycles, Screen Doors , Gasoline Stoves, and Builders'JIardware, Please call at the old stan$ and get prices from ..... J, W. Robitisonv I, L, KI [Successor to 0. L. IN r\ • dram \JlCU4Ju :, ' ^:.' **o. K: Restaurant ^*-"UlllCll J9 now t» 'its ftew jQo»tiQii r tUe L_, . 12 .1 '>,! ' '^ -i,^ tj -*>3 f i$ * fa. 'l,« '•V., '!'?J /f N 1 * v'-y 1 ' ..v* Pi'sa -A-V^ > • A, ! fl ' '-. ( /' f 4 1^ ! '<aj w;s 'It • : lf •"«>' •> 1"Z l j' ';;:; "Sf 'ft, ,. "V& ' ;. t*f, ^•;4^'> i^i/^jj^-j^

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