The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 9, 1896 · Page 1
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JSTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, HBPTEMBEtt 9, 1896. VOL, XXXI-NO, m. Sell You have a new one, three ot them in fact, pich we are ready to guarantee in every Aspect, One Trial rill convince you that they are up to the top tch. M. Z. Grove & Son. .TELEPHONE 19. Ribbon Sale. , Commencing Monday, Sept. 14, we will '' place on sale a fine lot ol all silk ribbons v worth from 35 to 60 cents a yard. One Week K you can buy them at the low price of 25 «"f cents a yard. Don't miss this opportunity ; ! if you want ribbons. G. L. Galbraith & Co. 0RN CRIBS RN CRIBS Go to the John Paul Lumber yard for all kinds of material for cheap and durable corn cribs. Now is the time to buy, f\LEX. WHITE, J\T IRVINCTON, IOWA, IT Patent Flquj, per sack, FIQW S pea? «. per i $1,00 ,90 ,75 5,85 ,10 i?isp©otfully, J, B, & C, J, Dutton, SUICIDE AT L1VMMORE. A JPfOiiiiiieiit Ftittittttre fcealei' Ends His Life Because of Troubles Money Mattel's. A Wagon Ride from Colorado to Kossuth County—High Priced Cattle at Lu* Vetne—Koi-tfawest News. Livertnore is excited over the suicide of J. Lane, a prominent furniture dealer. He went to his old home at Independence last week^ and Thursday, while there, went out and hung himself. He was under forty years of age, was highly esteemed at Livet'more, and was well-to-do. Despondency over some business matter connected with his family at Independence is thought to have been the cause. The rumor Is that at one time he gave notes for $0,000 to his father, that he afterwards paid them off, but his father forgot to tear them up, that after his father's death they were found among 1 his papers and that his brothers have insisted upon his making them good. In any event some financial trouble preyed upon his mind and drove him to the rash act. He leaves his wife and children some $12,000. A Long Wagon Ride. A week ago Saturday afternoon P. H. Averill and wife and four of his children arrived in Ledyard from Greeley, Colorado. They started from Colorado with two teams, June 18, making them two months and eleven days on the road, stopping at two different points on the way to visit married daughters. They crossed the desert, a distance of 100 miles, but were prepared for the trip, thus avoiding the fate which has befallen many who have attempted to cross it. They came across on what is called the "gun barrel road," surveyed and laid out by the government, and derives its name on account of its being so perfectly straight for a good many miles. Vegetation is unknown and not a drop of water the entire distance, and all along were carcasses of horses that had undoubtedly perished on account of the extreme heat and want .of water. The Leader says they arrived in Ledyard well, without having any sickness on their trip, and the horses were in good condition. They are at present the guests of their daughter, Mrs. Hattie Walker, whom they had not seen for about seven years. Cattle Bring High Prices. Geo. W. Hanna of LuVerne paid $22.50 each for grass yearling cattle last week. He tells the Review that he has handled cattle almost continuously since 1864 and he says that he never paid higher prices for grass yearlings than he did for those. He says that his father and un'cle bought 1.00 head of grass three-year-old steers of Barney Devine to be weighed at Webster City, Sept. 15, 1864, for $3 per cwt. and they were paid for in depreciated greenbacks. State Teachers' Association. The meeting of the State Teachers' association will be held in Des Moines Dec. 29, 30, and 31. In the program prominence is given to the early educational history of -Iowa. On this account, as well as in many other respects, the state association promises to be a meeting of the highest interest, Teachers and friends of education should plan to be present and avail themselves of all the many benefits to be secured. _ _ \\ A Bucket Shop victim. The defaulting postmaster at Boone says in explanation that about June 1 he began using the funds of the post- office to speculate in a local bucket shop, in the hope that be could make money sufficient to pay off a debt. He says the $2,600 was all taken since June 1, and that he lost $1,600 of it in the bucket shop, The ComliiK Methodist Conference, Rev, Southwell and his assistants are making a systematic canvass of Eagle Grove, securing entertainment for the large number that will attend the conference that will be held from the 20th inst, to Got, 4. It is expected that there will be three hundred ministers and three hundred guests during the conference, and on Sunday, Got, 4 there will be a thousand more. Elder UJnpk'8 Daughter, The little 15 jno»th8 o}d daughter of Mr, and Mrs, W, A. Black was called to an early grave Saturday evening, The little one had always been in ill health, and all the loving tenderness and care that parents could bestow was pf no avail. The funeral wag held from the home Monday, and the remains laid to rest in Rose gill cemetery, ___, TJjat QHoboJJ Outlet Uura, All is not lovely at the outlet of Okobpji L,ake, Commissioner Delevan is about to begin balding' the 4aw prQYi<I§4 IPP by the last legislature, an4 the mill owners at MUUord h,a, Y e BQttfted feim. to vamoose pp take tba p,Qnseg i ijefle§'8, qf>b § right to dam tfee outlet and bpld^he water in the is tP fce hotly oontejted t the Tbe, ex£9wtiye opmtiittee pf J 9wa Teachers' as soon as it is completed, tt promises to be one of the best and most practical ever sent out by the associalitm. Poisoned By Tobricco. The Hawarden Republican tells of a peculiar case of nicotine poisoning at Orange City. Agent Gilbert of the Northwestern Life Insurance company. in unscrewing his pipe to clean it held the stem in his mouth, Soott after he fall on the street like one in an epileptic fit, but finally recovered, PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Frank Tellier returns to his college work at Grinnel. lloscoe Call has been visiting in Des Moines two weeks. Harry Sheotz does not return to school until Christmas. Miss Ottllie Nell of Chicago is visiting at W. H. Ingham's. Mrs. S. S. Wartnmn is at home after her visit of some weeks. Sheriff and Mrs. Samson visited tit Amboy, Minn., last week. Rev. Southwell went to Ames Monday to see Bishop Newman. W. H. Inghara is up in northern Wisconsin for a two week's vacation. Miss Luella Wartraan has been chosen to teach in the public schools at Beaman. Howard Wallace starts in a few weeks for Denver and will try Colorado air for his lungs. Mary Taylor, Joel Taylor's oldest daughter, is in Sioux Falls visiting her uncle, C. H. Wilkins. Thos. Sarchett's son goes to Iowa City this week to begin his second year in the medical school. Geo. Patterson, son of the late A. W. Patterson, went to Minneapolis Monday to attend school a yt>ar. Mrs. Harvey Ingham went to Des Moines this morning. She will remain two weeks for a visit at home. Misses Eva and Kate Lantry returned from their visit in Madison, Wts., Saturday, after a very pleasant time. C. D. Pettibone attended the old settlers' picnic at Livermore Saturday. He says they had a very pleasant gathering. Mr. and Mrs. Wadsworth came yesterday for a visit with their sons. They expect to stay in Algona ail winter. 'Squire Raymond is in Bancroft today on another assault case and to try two more for illegal shooting of prairie chickens. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Drake visited the family of Geo. Nutt at East Chain, Minn., last week. They also went to Fairmont, Editor Laidley was In Algona last week on his way to Northwood, where he was called as a witness in a newspaper lawsuit. A. A, Shepherd of Fond Du Lac, Wis., has peen visiting at A. D. Clarke's the past week. He went to Des Moines yesterday. Misses Mabel and Ruby Smith, Lulu Clarke and Alice Wadsworth, Geo. Horton, Claude Nlcoulin have all gone back to begin the school year at Minneapolis. Dr, Sheetz is enjoying a visit from his oldest brother, who lives at Williamsburg, He was in the war with the doctor, and came home from the encampment with him, Cards have been received announcing that Frances Nell Walker arrived at Mr. and Mrs, Will F. Walker's Chicago home Aug. 30. May the little one be at the opening of a long and happy life. S, W. Ferguson came out from New York for the St. Paul encampment and then dropped down to Algona to visit his cousin, Wm. K, Ferguson. The latter took him to the state fair yesterday to show him what Iowa can do. Mrs, Rldgeway, librarian of the State University at Iowa City, visited Miss Jessamine Jones pver Sunday, going south yesterday morning. While here she visited the town library and praised Mi 1 . McElroy's management of it very highly. An Eagle Grove party consisting of Mrs. Graves, Edith and Harold Graves, Mrs. Rudy, Miss Fiikins.'Mrs. Correll, Mrs. Weiser, Mrs. Walker, and Mrs. Foster of Winona, came up yesterday and spent a few hours at the home of A. D. and Mrs, Clarke, Miss Irma D, Clarke and friends joined the party today at the state fair. Mrs, Pattop, well known in AJgona as Miss Mate Smith, is visiting her sister, Mrs. John G, Smith. Her present home is in Wyoming, and she is over for a visit of several weeks. She left Algona as companion to Mrs, Rev, Underwood, widow of a former Congregatlonalist pastor, Mrs. Underwood has been married since, is again a widow, is very wealthy, and is now traveling in Europe. Ed. Burnard, who has been engineer on the Clear Lake steamboat the past summer, visited in Algona last week, an4 is now in charge of a threshing machine engine east of town. He says his father and/mother are well, Kate Burnard, who has been, teaching in Wintereet, is now at home with them J» Chicago, Julia is In the Chicago Daily News office as proof reader. Pp. Will, is located in South Chicago and has a good practice, Ed. has become an, engineer and jjkeg the work. Jvoans &,{ « per the expenses pf making the e jpajui at option pf the bpr Interest myable, annually wleas wise prete IB whole or We Want Everyoiie who attends the County Fair to call an< see our new line of Lamp Goods, Crockery, Glassware. Some very pretty patterns in Havilanc& China. TELEPHONE NO. IS. Light Ahead. t » . Money Not Required ^H^ Providing McKinley is Elected. J, A, Hamilton 8: 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 in case Bryan is elected. Following is a sample of our prices: Sidewalk oak or walnut lumber, per M, $10. Large split fence posts, S cents each. Sawed oak fence posts, -i 2 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--» n - tile, per M, $16.50. ' 5-in. tile, per M, $23.40. J. A. Hamilton & Co. •Km T j loo Late, 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. Terms to actual settlers; Ten years' time, One-tenth cash, balance in ten equal annual installments, at SIX per cent, interest. . B©" Yearly payment on 160 acres, from $40 tp $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, { Stop paying rent ...... , . ) Secure a delightful home. VBUY A FARM. Provide for future comfort, J A WISE MAN ACTS PROMPTLY, For particulars and publications, write to Agent ff, P, 8, $„ ST, WM> ff, PfflfPS, tend Commissioner, DINGLE Y, COOK fc CO,, our sales solicitors, will furnish'ft* formation, accompany prospective buyers wishing to examJoe, North* ern Pacific lands, and receive applications for thsir purchase, Apply to them, personally or by letter, at Algona, 'Iowa, Foundry and Machine "S™, 4-S. We .4,0 repairing at Wl w»wu ft , v«! Langdon & Hudson.** IN RED RIVER VALLEY, 7 The " Breadbasket of America;' at $4 to $8 per acre,

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