The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 4, 1896 · Page 1
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< ''- : -' ESTABLISHED 186§, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1896* want i I A share of your Grocery Trade. MUST SHOW THEIR LEGS, The Sttitfeiue Cotti-t Says That Itijttl-ed Ladies Mttst Do This iti Order to Secure a Verdict. Sensation at Britt Ovet & Lost Child- Bank Robbers Watned—General News of the Northwest, At the store opposite the postoffice. M. Z. Grove & Son. TELEPHONE 19. [Just Received. A new line of Novelty .Dress Goods, All the latest designs ; also a beautiful line of Trimmings. , G. L. Galbraith & Co. CORN CRIBS. CORN CRIBS. en C/5 C/3 O w ^^ 1 to o» i 13*' n> o o §•• O I f\LEX. WHITE, AT IRVINCTON, IOWA. Evanston, ill., one of the greatest orators of the west; Rev. Jos.eph F. Berry, D, D., Chicago, editor of the Epworth Herald, the official organ of the Epworth league) ReVi W> H. yy «. Rees, D. D., Cincinnati, of thd Freed* man's Aid society: Rev. W< F. Spence^ I), D., Philadelphia of the Church Extension society and one of the most noted evangelists in the country. The supremo court has made a decision that will please . all the Trilbys. It holds that when a woman suffers an injury to her foot or ankle and sues for damages that she must exhibit the wounded member to the jury. Minnie Hall fell from a sidewalk at Hanson into an excavation. She sued the town and alleged that her foot bones had been broken and her ankle seriously, disabled. The doctors differed in their measurements, but the court refused ,to order the young lady to expose her foot to the jury. She was awarded $2,260damages. Now the supreme court reverses the case and says her foot should have been seen: "It was proper to resort to the practical plan of taking these measurements in the presence of the court and jury. * •* * There is nothing 'indelicate in the measurement of a foot or arm or ankle in a proper case." Judge Robinson dissents and says: "The request of the defendant was that Mrs. Hall remove her shoes and stockings in the presence of the jury and we" may presume before a large audience of bystanders, in a crowded court room for the single purpose of having her feet and legs measured in such a manner that the jury might see it done. In my opinion it was not only within the power, but the duty of the district court under the circumstances shown to exist, to refuse to allow the desired experiment to be made. As it appears to me it certainly would have been indelicate, if not positively indecent, and would have been shocking and repulsive to any modest and sensitive woman. It was not shown to be necessary. * * * The opinion of the majority, while disclaiming the adoption of a rule applicable in all such cases, does in effect hold that the district court had no discretion, and that in all similar cases the defendant may as a matter of right require a woman whose injuries are in question to partially disrobe herself in the presence of the court, jury and members of the bar, and possibly a court room full of bystanders, and raise her garments sufficiently high to permit each of the 12 jurors to see her legs six inches above the ankles, and that this may be done, even though other evidence is at the command of the defendant, and at hand, which may show that the exhibition is wholly unnecessary. I can not assent to such a holding." .. Hunting; n Lost Child. Great excitement was caused at the old Capt. Austin farm 12 miles south of Britt last Sunday afternoon over the sudden disappearance of a two year- old child. Diligent search by the parents failing to find it, the neighbors were raised and the farm and adjoining farms were searched until dark without avail. The Tribune describes the excitement which followed: The whole country was then aroused and systematic search was begun through cornfields and stubble. Close together like, an army they marched, 160 of them, men, women and children until daylight and still no trace of the missing babe, Monday morning the people flocked in from a distance of ten miles, on horseback, in wagons, and carts, on foot they continued their search and at 4 o'clock on Monday afternoon the little chap was discovered sitting in the oat stubble, playing with a couple of sticks as unconcerned as though nothing had happened. He was not a half mile from the house, and where he was hidden all that time or how it happened that he had escaped through over 24 hours of organized search will always remain a mystery. Fortunately Sunday night and all the time he was lost was as warm as June, A few nights before the child would have been chilled to death in an hour, Such another demonstration is rarely seen as the one witnessed when the child was found. Men, women and children shouted and cried together and the parents, thoroughly exhausted by the long search and mental strain, were simply too happy for utterance, Notice to Bonk Robbers. The next morning after the Sher* burne bank robbery Cashier Carmody posted the following in the State A iiedyttfd tttlnrtWfty. Architect Parsons, the designer of Algona's flew school building, Went out for a ride at Ledyard last week. The team became unmanageable and ran np on Main street and made a bee line for a lumber wagon, striking it broadside. The 'Leader says! The buggy and harness were pretty badly wrecked, and the driver pretty badly shaken up. _ Must Keep Off the Cars, Nearly all of the boys in Whittemore were arrested last Thursday for jump' on to moving trains in the yards, but were finally released without prosecution. The Champion correctly remarks that it was for the boys 1 own good. _ Uncle With His 3TrlendB. Ernest Bacon of Burt will pavade as a republican again, and feel at home. He agreed with C. H. Nichols to march in the McKlnley parade If he Is elected, provided Nichols would walk for Bryan if he Is elected. Invoice of Jersey Heifers. Esthervllle is importing a carload of Jersey heifers. Esthorvllle is not satisfied with the ordinary lactic article of commerce. What is Nicer To Defend Kelllhtui. The young Sherburne bank robber has secured H. G. McMillen, republican state chairman, to defend him. It is not stated whether Gib Pray will handle the funds. Spirit Ltilco Chautauqua. Spirit Lakors have raised $5,600 to keep the Chautauqua going. It is northern Iowa's growing summer attraction. than a nicely-furnished dining room? lady takes pride in seeing that it is furnished'!} with * Nice Things for the Table. We carry the finest "in Groceries, Teas, and Coffees that are to be had. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. PEESONAL MOVEMENTS. The State the Des BEST LANDS. Lowest Prices. ::: Easiest Terms. Are offered by the Land Department of the Northern Pacific Railway Co. , per hundred, Twenty poraOs Q 1 Sugar for , , . Tweaty4wo porous 0 Sugar for Eggs pev aozen, ,,,,,,, $475 1,00 1,00 bank at Wbittemore, "Notis to robbers. No shootin' allowed in this bank. If you must have money do not kill tbe cashier to get it lor the bookkeeper does not know the combination and the president is always out, If you are bound to Hill some one connected with the bank to get money, hunt up the president, vice president or wme of the directors. They are a tough lot of old cusses and if your lead will pierce their epidermis you can bet that you have a dandy gun, The —"'-7 and soofe'kg^pgr are iBBoesat N, B. You, ar« parWeularly I to sat m ft* oasto '-pretty $9\\ ineured, fee §8il8«»g in i Register notes presence of Mrs. H. E. Stacy i Moines. Mrs. J. W. Hay returned Saturday from a visit at Iowa. Falls, Duhuque, and Chicago, Mrs. A. A. Brunson went to Livermore Saturday night, called unexpectedly by the sudden Illness of Mrs.' Glen. Brunson. Glen, has been moving into a new home and the work and worry exhausted his wife. No serious sickness Is feared. Ed. Echt left Algona Saturday for Chicago. He will begin work in the Illinois industrial school as a teacher of the classes in cabinet making, at once, and work two days of each week in a shop in the city. He has been In Algona seven years and has become very expert. He came from the school with Louis Lessing, but for a couple of years has been with A. D. McGregor. Mr. and Mrs, Dougal Wallace -and son Howard started yesterday for the west. They go first to Denver, where circumstances will determine their stay. Their trip is made with a view to the betterment of the health of their son, who has been a sufferer for some time. If the climatic conditions of Colorado are not found favorable it Is quite possible that they may spend the winter In southern California. All will wish them a safe and pleasant journey. THAT WESLEY OHUBOH TROUBLE, School Director Brewster Nolls Up the Wesley School House to Keep Rev. Plummer Out— To Be Heard In Court. It seems that the fine of $50 assessed against Chas. A. Brewster for breaking up a Methodist meeting over in Wesley is not to end the trouble. The Reporter saya: Rev. Plumraer last Sunday found the Brewster school house looked and the windows nailed down. The officers of the church went to Algona Monday to have a writ of mandamus served on Mr, Brewster to compel him to open the school house for religious service. Brewster however has the satisfaction in knowing the writ will not be issued before the December term of court, but the church people think they can wait, "as the mills of the Gods grind slow but they grind exceedingly fine," THE IPEAfc PANACEA. James L, Francis, alderman, of Chicago, says; "I regard Dr. King's NewPlscov- ery as an ideal discovery for coughs, colas, and lupg complaints, having used it in ray family for the last five years to the exolus ion of physicians' presoriptionB or other preparations." Rev, John Burgus, JCeofeuk, Iowa, writes \ "I nave peen ft minister of the Methodist Episcopal church for fifty more, and nave never found any- so oeneflpial, or that gave »e suob y relief as Pr. King's New Pisppvery,' Trial 6 These lands are either GRAZING, PRAIRIE, or AGRICULTURAL, in location as you may choose. FRUIT, TIMBER, such climate and Diversified Surf ace, Very Richest Soil, Good Markets Prices: Grazing lands from 7$c to $2.50 per acre. Fruit lands from $2.50 to $10 per acre. Timber lands quoted on application for specified tract. Prairie lands from $3 to $8 per acre. Agricultural lands from $2.50 to $6 per acre. TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS—TEN YEARS' TIME. One-' tenth cash ; balance in ten,,,equal installments, at 6 per cent, interest. Larger cash payment and earlier maturity if desired. No Better Investment Possible. Ten years' increase in value will equal first cost. For information as to where, when, and how to purchase, address O. "W. IMIOI"! 1 , General Emigration Agent JV. P. B. JR., ST. PAUL, MINN, WM. H. PHIPPS, Land Commissioner, DINGLEY, COOK & CO., our sales solicitors, will furnish Information, accompany prospective buyers wishing to examine North- 1 , ern Pacific lands, and receive applications for their purchase., Apply to them, personally or by letter, at Algona,'Iowa.* Fine Oak and Birch Chamber Suits At remarkably low prices. We are also making special prices on odd, pieces of up- bolstered goods. stock of l_/ULUplOl/0 PJiUvn. UH 1 -n Undertaking Goods. • A,'"II, thin s Try this ideal cough remedy now. bottles free at Sheets' drug store, NSURANGE. Also Land, fcoan and Collection Business.. Office over Algous state Farmers' of Cedar BapWs, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover pf New Yorjc, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, RoeWord of Bookford, 6EO, M, BAILEY, Foundry and Machine Shop. JT SAY PO AS MUOH FOR YOU, Fred Miller of Irving, III,, writes that he fe'ia a severe kidney trouble fpj> BWj severe psilas in- We B9PJS, One Hundred. We do repairing of all Ulnae. Iro brags we

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