The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 2, 1896 · Page 1
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, - '- - ";'--^>^r«- v'^/n^ ' ESTABLISHED 1865* ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1896, T«F in fact, every We have a new one, three oi them which we are ready to guarantee in respect One Trial will convince you that they are up to the top notch. M. Z. Grove & Son. WITT fit? VVLLL J5fi Of.t) ULLF s fiftieth Anniversary of Statehood to Be Celebrated at lington, Oct. 1 to 8, Eagle Grove to ttaVe & Big^Band Catni- vai—Skeletons Uheatthed at Qif- . ford—Othef Notesi TBL/BPHONB 19. Remnant Sale. We have just gone through our stock and have a big lot of remnants of all kinds, which we are selling at prices , Far Below the Cost to maimiacture. bargain. Come now and get a The fiftieth anniversary of the statehood of Iowa will be celebrated at Bur^ llngton, October 1-8, 1890. This event will be under the direction of a state commission appointed by Governor Drake. The following gentlemen con' stitute this commission: P. M. Crapo, Burlington; Col. John Scott, Nevada; George C. Henry, Burlington. At the last session of the legislature the sum of $10,000 was appropriated of the state's funds to be used for the celebra* tion, providing Burlington raised a like amount.' Burlington 'raised more than the amount required and is work- Ing hard to provide a suitable program for the entertainment of the citizens of Iowa and the guests of the state. Invitations have been sent to President Cleveland, members of the cabinet, governors of all the states, and other prominent men. Many of them have signified their intention of being present. There will be river carnivals, fireworks, oratory, reproduction of pioneer scenes on old settlers' day, educational exhibit, the Iowa State band, and a chorus of 500 trained voices, and numerous other features. Englo Grove Bund Carnival. Preparations for the tenth annual band carnival of the Northwestern Band association, which will be held in Eagle Grove Sept. 10, 17, and 18, are rapidly being completed. Nearly 20,000 square feet of large stand lithograph printed matter has been used in addition to many thousand posters, flyers, etc. A one and one- third open fare rate on seven different roads has been secured through the Western Passenger association, and the attendance will, undoubtedly be very large. A Curious ITliid. The Northwestern gravel outfit wont to Gifford after leaving the Irvington pit. There they are down six feet and have turned out parts of six skeletons. In addition, claws, both of bears and eagles, are found well preserved 'and all have small holes bored In them, evidently having, been strung and worn as necklaces. This points strongly to the fact that these relics are of some Indian tribe. A New Tow Mill. .A Chicago man, J. F. McCanna, is planning to put a tow mill on the Northwestern line between Eagle Grove and Ledyard. He will have it by NOV. 1 and be shipping tow by Dec, 1. He advises all flax growers along the line to save their straw. W&ttefarraone mite Bofth of towk G. L. Galbraith & Co. The Time Has Come to begin to plan on Storm Doors and Windows to keep out the cold. The John Paul Lumber Company will get you any size or shape and deliver them at the lowest prices, A large stock of doors, windows, lath, lumber, stucco, etc., etc,, always on hand,. . fVLEX, WHITE, Moved Lots of Gravel. The gravel trains at Mason City have been discontinued by the Milwaukee, There have been about 60 miles or more of the track graveled this summer, and at an estimate of 155 cars to the mile, figures up close to 10,000 cars. LANDS IN JAIL AT LAST. AT IRVINGTON, IOWA. A Hurt YoutH Released Prom Custody lu Kossuth Is In For a Term at West Union. Some months.ago a boy from Burt, known as Swipes, was in jail in Algona for stealing a gun and some other things from Stelser, the man who shot young Heath. He seemed more sinned against than sinning and was let go. A month ago, in company with Richard Koepke, a son of John Koepke, he skipped out, taking a buggy belonging to John. Last week Henry Koepke, a brother, got a letter from the youth stating that Richard was in jail in West Union and in need of money, Henry went to West Union to help hie brother, but found Swipes himself behind the bars, and his brother at work near Waterloo. The Monitor tells the story and adds; Swipes was behind the bars for stealing a team or horse anil buggy. A farmer had just driven into town and had no sooner tied them when they were swlpe'd by Swipes, and he was caught after a hard chase and brought back, He will probably remain in the pen now several years. It is said that he bad disposed of the Koepke rig the boys started out with and that he was wearing a new suit of clothes. He tried to induce Henry to extend him financial aid, saying that he had been in a fight and be had a light fine to pay, But Henry had learned the facts and he proposed to let him paddle his own canoe, and he returned home. GEO, Mr. Poison died, being ah invalid When he came here. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 8 o'clock, Conducted by Rev. Plummeh Mrs. Pol" son was a lady about 60 years of age and was highly respected by all who knew her, She leaves two sons that are running the farm and two married daughters in the south pat't of the state to mourn her loss. Mr. M. Corey met with ad accident yesterday morning.whtoh might have been fatal. He has been sick and under the doctor's care for some time. In giving him medicine through mistake they gnve him a dose of carbolic acid. It seems that the bottle that contained the medicine and'the acid bottle sat side by side and look very much alike, and when the time came to take his medicine it was given from the wrong bottle. The doctor was called but before he arrived they had given him an antidote which relieved him and he is much better now. Rev. Southwell of Algona held the fourth quarterly, conference here for Elder Black Sunday evening. He preached a good sermon which was well received by all who heard him. A good many of our citizens look in the reunion at, St. Paul this week. Mrs. H. L. Vesper is not expected to live. She is very low with typhoid fever. THE OOMIKQ OOUNTY TAIB, It Will, ns Usual, Be n Bla Display of Kossuth Products - Rncos and Amusements. The county fair will soon be on hand. It comes this year Sept. 10-18, and from present indications at Secretary Butler's office the exhibits will be the largest in all departments ever made in the county. Amusements and attractions of all kinds are being arranged for. The race program ia as follows: Novelty race—Open to all horses owned in the county. Entrance, $1. Distance 1}£ miles. First half mile walk, second half mile trot, third half mile run. Purse $40— first $15, second $12, third $8, fourth $5. Running race—Open to all horses owned in the county, thoroughbreds and professional running horses barred, tUe race being for farm horses and ponies. Half-mile heats, two in three, entrance free, purse $25—first $12, second $8. third $5. Running—free for all—Half-mile heats, two in three, five to enter, three to start, entrance five per cent., ton per cent, from winners. Purse $75—first $40, second $25, third $10. Trotting—2:40 class—Five to enter, three to start, five per cent, entrance, 10 per cent, from winners. Purse $100—first $50, second $30, third $20. Trotting—free for all—Five to enter, three to start, entrance ttve per cent,, 10 per cent, from winners. Purse $100—first $50, second $80, third $20. Trotting—County race—Open to all horses owned in the county having a record of not under 2:50. Half-mile heats, best two In three, entrance five per cent,, 10 per cent, from winners. Purse $50—first $80, second $15. third $10, Running—free for all—Half-mile heats, two in three, five to enter, three to start, five per cent, entrance, 10 per cent, from winners. Purse $75—first $40, second $25, third §10. Running—slow race—Open to all horses owned in the county, half mile dash, entrance free. No spurs, whips, or olher artificial promoters of speed allowed. Purse $25—first $10, second $8, third $5, fourth $2. Running—foot race—Open to all residents of the county, half-mile dash. Purse $15—first $8, second $5, third $2. Running hurdle race—Open to all residents of the countv, 200 yard dash, entrance free. Purse $15—first $8, second $5, third $2. Bicycle and other races will add to the sports and special features will be provided. The county fair has become a standard attraction, as well as a great show of' agricultural products. It will be well worth seeing this year, Whether it be Fancy Patent Flour, per B$$ Boss Flour, par saok, Family Flpur, pei 1 &aok, $X,QQ Eggs, per cloaen, 5,85 T!ie McKinley C4llt» Jfe»r» ft flood SpeecU-OtUor News, WESMSY, Sept. 1.— Geo. W, Hanna oi LuYerne gave us a political speech, Friday nigfot, It was a grand 8d be evidently Hnew what be was. talking ftbout, He left many good thoughts for our free silveritee to think 16 to 1, dheap money, daar money, trade or protection— We've got to Eat, and the important thing to know is, where, and when? By calling a store you will be convinced that we the latest in our line. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. Light Ahead. Money Not Required Providing McKinley is Elected. J, A; Hamilton &'• Co.'s Special Offer: We hereby offer all kinds of merchandise in which we deal for sale to persons worthy of credit favors on SIX: MONTHS TIME WITHOUT INTEREST providing McKinley is elected. In order to secure this offer the purchaser must agree to pay cash on Nov. 10 incase Bryan is elected. Following is a sample of our prices: Sidewalk oak or walnut lumber, per M, $10. Large split fence posts, 5 cents each. Sawed oak fence posts, 12 cents each. 2^-foot wire and picket fencing, per rod, 25 cents. 4.- foot wire and picket fencing, per rod, 46 cents. Wagon poles, 25 cents. Wagon eveners, 10 cents. Turned singletrees, 5 cents. 3-in. tile, per M, $11.25; 4-in. tile, per M, $i6;so. 5-in. tile, per M, $23.40. J. A. Hamilton & Co. J\fre. M- Pplson. died very gUBflay jn.prn.ijjg, She had pe.en ailing for some ttae and oanje to town Satui 1 ' day to 4o some trading aM to see tfce on 'Pr, BilU e nifbt'was worse, weiostoj? was called by,t spite of all gUJU @b@ pmged away K n'nlnnlr SnnrlHV mni'ninfif. *Pha THE WEEK'S AOOIDENTS. G. S. Wright of Garfield township bad the misfortune to let a strand of barb wire get away from the stretcher while he had hold of it one day last week, and got a pretty badly lacerated hand as a result. The Livermore Gazette says Bert Norton, brother of Mrs. A, L. Peterson of Algona, has a very sore foot these days. He stepped on a nail last Saturday, which penetrated it so far that it could be almost seen from the other side. A couple of weeks ago John Husohka's little girl at Wesley ac- cidently got a shoe button up her nostril, which could not be removed, The Reporter says: As the pain grew intense Dr, Kenney was called and succeeded in removing the button, Friday evening Jas, Kreel was baul* ing hogs to Britt. A bolt of lightning struck him in the forehead, killing him instantly. Itwentdowfi hie body and right leg, out through bis shoe and through the wagon box. making two holes about like bullet boles, The team ran away but were caught, Mrs, John Knutson, who lives about four miles east of West Bend in Kossuth county, met with an accident that may cost her her life. While getting dinner she removed a kettle or some dish from the top of the stove, and the § riddle being off, her clothing caught re, and before ber husband could extinguish it ebe wua fearfully burned, the upper half of ber body anfl right limb being burned to a solid blister. The Journal eays Mr. Knutson was badly burned, trying to help bis wile, whose Qbanoe to liye was very poor. A wees ago Sunday about while John Renke and wife of were visiting at a neighbors. phUtoea being at home, toe bam was set on flre by unknown parties entirely destroy^ before "~~'~ arme. The Newi says: piadjra, two fliso barw three corn plowe» two stirring plowe, tannin boreee Jisd § ver-y t- and eh$0. with tbe pibusheitot First Buyers Have First Choice, ' < \' • ' ' - ' ' ' ' The Land Department of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company is selling THOUSANDS OF ACRES IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA, The wonderful park region, at $2.50 to $4 per acre. IN RED RIVER VALLEY, The " Breadbasket of America;' at $4 to $8 per acre. HOPR Terms to actual settlers: Ten years' time. One-tenth cash, balance in ten equal annual installments, at SIX per cent, interest. .jg®* Yearly payment on 160 acres, from $40 to $128. For the present you can have your choice of rolling prairie, heavy timber, or rich upland; all containing numerous spring-fed lakes and natural meadows, especially adapted to diversified farming, f Stop paying rent ........ ) IF YOU WISH TOJSecure a delightful home. [-BUY A FARM/ (Provide for future comfort, ) A WISE MAN ACTS PROMPTLY, For particulars and publications, write to General Emigration Agent ff. P. Jl, WM, ff, P&IPP8, Land CommtssiQner, ST, J>4 US, Xfffff, DINGLEY, COOK & CO,, owr sales solicitors, will furnish iij formation, accompany prospective buyers wishing to examine Noitfl ern Pacific lands, and receive applications for the,ir purchase, ' Apply to them, personally or by letter, at Algonai Iowa. * Foundry and Machine

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