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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 4, 1896
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-rtplI?W^ -.'^5fp^5j ^T/^^-'^l^f^^^fP^, TMS tMSB riBS M01K18J AMONA* IOWA, A, ws»NigfiA% yemiBBi 4, i§^ - XJ'' JOE STEIL JR., A M OSf Of i! atB DAf 8, AV1NG bought Mr, Durdatl's stock of clothingin ,|he C 0, D, store at about 50 cents on the dollar, I am prepared to oner the biggest bargains ever given iri Algona in the clothing line, Read These Bargains. 400 BOYS' SUITS, our price, , $2,00 6.00 MEN'S SUITS, our price, , 3,00 12,00 OVERCOATS, our price, . 6.00 |l35-cent UNDER WEAR, our price, . ' 20c lS5-cent Ties at . . . . . . lOc r-loves and Mitts, 35c, go at . . . 20c We. shall increase our stock from time to time, and solicit fa share of the clothing business. JOE STEIL JR. Opposite the Courier office, Algona. IFOR THE MULCT SALOON. petitions Were Sprung on the Voters at All the Polling Precincts on Election Day. ?lan Was Kept a Profound Secret Until thrf Last Moment—The Nemmers Brothers Behind It. Col. Etboeck's guns called' attention to f:i An entirely unexpected feature was fa'dded to the election yesterday by the springing.of a saloon petition on the |people. All the facts connected with lit are not comeatable. It seems, how- lever, that the ostensible promoters are Ithe Nemmers brothers .of Bancroft. |One keeps a billiard hall and one is a lland man. It is hinted that others in iBancroft are interested, but their Inames are not known. The Algona lend is run by Charlie Stewart. Charlie Isays, "saloons are bad things, God Iknows, but not so bad as drug stores." |His part is acted from purely humani- ftarian motives. He says the Nemmers Ibrothers are the parties in interest, netlrly as we can learn each polling place in the county had a canvasser yith a petition. Each was to get $5 if the scheme was successful, if not, Inothing. The law la that 65 per cent, fof the voters at the last election must |be secured. By catching them' at the f'polls an enormous expense was saved. |At $5 a polling place the whole busi- fness stands the promoters in less than |$200. But in at least one instance $10 |was offered for a canvasser. In Algona as soon as the scheme was Jearned a big protest arose, and yester- fday morning the canvassers hired "backed out. They got scared. Thia Is one version. Another .is, that the fpromoters, realizing that Algona Iwovfld oppose the movement, are wait- ling to get. a big petition from the out- Iside, and then force the town into it. fif the outside county signs largely it lis calculated that Algona will have to fsign to insure a chance for saloons if Ithey are to be put in the county. The fpromoters have 80 days in which to Icomplete, their petitions. If As soon as the scheme was learned Ithe following protest was gotten out by ItheY.M. C. A, It. was printed and poattered about as widely as time would permit; I, To the Voters of Kossuth County; At Ithe last moment of an exciting presidential icampaign, during which the public mind jfhas been absorbed with -great national EJssues. a local question of vital interest to every family of Kpssuth bounty has been Bfii 1 • • >J_1 ' Al_ _ u... u «.Mnn +/\ P/\»W IsprunK, limmedii with th.e purpose to force, an .'ate decision. Foreign corporations have set their agents at work, to secure signatures to petitions of consent in behalf , of the opening of saloons under the mulct flaw. Agents of the brewing corporations, ^and others anxious to open saloons ana i grow rich by absorbing money which ? should be used only for actual necessities : in times such as these, will 'circulate these I petitions at all the polling places, with the I evident design to forestall public sentiment. In behalf of the temperance people fpf the county the undersigned appointed as i a committee at a meeting of the Young $ Men's Christian association of , Algona, [appeal to all voters to withhold their inaraes until opportunity can be given for [presenting objections. There IB no call for I hasty action. Public sentiment should be I heard, Citizens are a^ed not to make Ibaste to gp on public record to serve the fmercenary brewing and saloon interest. TOs appeal }s in behalf of fajp play and a roper consideration of a question vita.1 to of every citizen of the county, TSB QQlM BIBQEqK INCIDENT, the fact that the colonel had bolted Gov. Boies. Someone asked why he did it and Ike replied that possibly he was a prohibitionist. From this the story grew. It grieved the colonel considerably, in view of his life-long struggle for " personal liberty." 'The State Begister makes the following editorial comment on the incident: When Col. Eiboeck apoke in Kossuth county the editor of the Algona Courier sent word all over the county that Elboeck was a prohibitionist and had^ never voted the democratic ticket' The audacity of some liars! Eiboeck a prohibitionist! And that after he has given 25 years of his life to anti-prohibition and democracy. Perhaps it was Fido Evans, who is running for congress in the Seventh district, who started that story. Evans is so much of a prohibitionist that he left the republican party when it adopted the 13th plank. Incidentally to this we want to say that no man in Iowa has worked harder on the right side in this campaign than Col. Eiboeck. He has been for sound money without any ifs or ands. He denounced In his paper, the Staats Anzeiger, the Chicago platform and Bryan without waiting for course or consent of other editors of the democratlo : faith. Since that time he has been on the stump all the time. He.has talked the gold standard in the worst silver neighborhoods, and done effective work. Col. Eiboeck, we always did admire you, as you know. Now we salute^you. ENTERTAINS TWO BROTHEBS. The Sioux City Journal Speaks of , a Meeting of the Call Brothers. Sioux City Journal: A. Fi Call is entertaining his two brothers,' Geo. C. Call, a banker of Algo'na, and Joseph H. Gall of Los Angeles, attorney for the government in the land grant cases. The California brother is on his way to Washington to have a conference with the attorney general. He has been having a lively time with these land grant cases. He had a controversy with the interior department and charged Hoke Smith with favoring the railroads instead of the government in the cases. About this time the Georgian resigned because he was for free'silver, and the court sustained Mr. Call. .,'• Mr. Call of Algona was a delegate to the republican .national convention. He is an orator of ability and has been stumping the Tenth - congressional district for Representative Dolliver. Mr. Call believes the district will give Mr. Dolliver a plurality of about 6,000, He says he personally knows of 40 democrats in Algona who will vote for MeKinley, He predicts the election of the great American by an overwhelming majority. GET your corn cribs at J. A. Hamilton's; 500 bushel cribs for $3.-31tf WE have a nice line of crockery at prices to suit you. M. z. GROVE & SON. HOME'SEEKEBS' excursions at one fare plus $2, to points east and north of Jamestown, N. D,, will be made by the Northern Pacific Railway company on Nov. 17 and Dec, 1 and 15. Particulars giyen by Dingley, Cook & Co., Algona, Iowa.-33t4 r _ BURNS for stoves, tinware, and tin work of all kinds, See his eave troughs—the best thing in the market. • MONEY to loan on town property and farms. Thos, F. Cooke.-Sltjanl Ma*weil tells tto^ tte V&ms to KoSSUth And He** the I*l<$neer8 Lived iff the tiftlfeft. Shortly after the old settlers' meeting last month THE tfFPER DBS MOINES asked Levi Maxwell, who bow lives at CaMiste, and who built the oldest lo'g cabin left itt the county, ttt tell our readers sotflethifig of his ex» patiences as a pioiieefi The lettef which follows is iti reply* It will recall many amusing and serious experiences to the remaining members of the little band who came to Kossuth before the war, The cabin he fefefs to is the one now standing oft the Isaac Fry farm south of town. The first Indian scare he tells about is the one described at the old settlers' meeting. Theyoiing Indian the cat did not, like is undoubtedly Josh, the son of Sidomonldotah, who was not killed by Lott at Bloody Run, and who frequented these parts for some years. Mr. Maxwell is still hale and hearty and on the back of his letter writes in bold hand, "Hurrah for McKlnley* He Is the man." CARLISLE, Iowa, Oct. 21.— Your very welcome missive was gladly received and read With pleasure a few days ago. You ask for a history of our lives. I now proceed to do the best 1 can. I will inform you at the commencement that I am no historian. We arrived in Kossuth county in the fall of 1854, with a team and a cow, and 50 cents in my pocket. Built a hay shanty and lived in it with another family for several weeks. You may imagine we experienced some hard times there. We hear the people of today talking of hard times, but they know nothing about hard times. With all that, we enjoyed ourselves. The neighbors were all very sociable and friendly. In the following spring we built our first cabin and moved Into It. We had some hard struggles to get along, although we had some fine times. We used to go to church with Dr. . Lathrop behind an ox team. The first winter we were there was quite warm and pleasant. Some of the neighbors and myself went out on Christmas day in our shirt sleeves and killed several steers. The second and third winters were very cold and the snow was deep. Several froze and lost their limbs. If my memory is correct it was the third winter, that the Indian massacre took place at Spirit Lake. We heard that the Indians were coming down the west branch of the Des Moines river, killing everyone as they came. Mr. A. A. Call, Mr. Benson and I went across to the west branch of the Des Moines river, but didn't find any Indians there. We came home the next day and found the people scared and building a fort. We told them there were no Indians, and all went home and went to bed. Just as and would Io'v6 16 set Ihett, all. i remember your fftthef well afid woutd like to see him. We left there the fall of 1861. We took nothing thefe with us, fthd kefct it ftnd brought It ttway with us. If there is anything in this letter worth printing you afro welcome to it. If hot, just put it in the Waste basket. We will be glad to hear from yoti at anytime. Yotifstruiy^ LBVI hfee Ibsen, up ia tb,e l<j?jiat stpry Abpwt Bis »eJn K a biDittonlBt-Ii Mt FlwneU's YerslPW ef It. The Des Moines Capital says;' " The f jpk.e pf'the campaign in this state ie toW at jtbe expense of Col. Eiboeok. of The goloqel baj northern paj-t pf the una money temoewtto l» the German iQealitjes, ana flQiug mat vverteJEpp the natioml honesty. Wb,w fee Koggutfe WTOty k Weitey, IB w,der to him ana if p f fom tapin I was getting Into bed the report came that the Indians were twelve .miles below and that there were hundreds of them, for they had been seen. We gathered up the women and children in cabins and stood guard around them that night. The next morning Mr. A. A. Call, Mr. Benson and I went again to look for them, but found no Indians again. Many people were soared and left home, left their supper tables standing and rode on hayracks to Fort Dodge. Some never returned. One man said he didn't want any better fun than to whip five Indians in the morning before breakfast, but before midnight he had his family loaded in a wagon and leaving. He never came back. I guess we have the cart before the horse. We have another Indian story that took place before this one we have just spoken of. The second winter we were there 160 Indians came" and camped about a half mile from our house. One evening five of them came to our house for a ' meal. The next morning 11 big Indians came and wanted all,of the provisions we had. They threatened to " nepo"' the cow, the squaw and papooses. A. A. Call was there and we wouldn't let them have it, I began to get frightened and sent my wife and children away ] and also sent a man for help to drive tfcem away. They stole several things while they were there, Wh.en.Jhey saw the men gathering in they left and did not give us farther trouble. .. We have another little story to. tell about an Indian and a cat. One night a.young'lndian came and wanted to stay all night with us. He slept on the bed where our little girl, Dioy, always slept, We had a nice large oat that always slept with Dicy. He came in and got in bed with the Indian, supposing she was there. He found out the difference and . commenced biting and scratching him. He yelled dreadfully. We struck a light and found the oat fighting him, Put it out doors and he was not disturbed any more, That cat became so cross it would run out to the road at any one passing, just as a dog would. The first winter we were there a very poor family, came there. The man took sick' and died, I helped nurse him and sat up with him. We went to the timber and cut and hewed out lumber and made a coffin for him and buried him. That was the first burial that took place there. There is a great deal more I would like to write if I could remember better, If you want to ask me any questions I will try to answer, We haven't forgotten all of the old settlers BOB KKEEBS LOSES, The Slou* City Morse Mali Will Stay Convicted of ititigiHg. Germany sent a, veterinary over to see If the horse Sob Kneeba clalnled to be Bethel was really Bethel. Me Visited the barns at Sioux City and ex* amined the mare. He has gone back and reports that she is hot Bethel. This makes Kneebs' conviction certain. Kheebs still owes $25 to the Algona Driving Park association. The City Council. The city council met in regular session at the city hall, Oct. 81, Mayor Haggard in the chair. Members present: Wadsworth, Vesper, Henderson, Slagle, Ferguson, Sayers, and Chapln. Absent: Eice. Minutes of last meeting road and approved. It was moved and seconded that the following approved bills be allowed and warrants drawn for the same on the treasurer: Otto Falltenhniner, tndse 8 0 40 J. A. Hamilton*,Co., lumber ./. 170 57 0. & N. W. By. Co., freight 82 49 B. J. Gllmore, mflse 1000 W. H, Horan. Bn,)avy t etc 41 go Wm. Smith, labor tS 00 J. D. Burns, repairing lamps 1 05 W. E. Nautlain, freight 1 80 D. Archibald, labor... 487 E. W. Hnckman, carpentry. ,75 L. HOI.VJ, salary, etc 4020 A. Y. McDonald & Co,, mdso 3108 John Bengaman, labor 4 12 P. S. Norton, lumber 2802 0. M.DoXsee, mdso 0 "0 J.W.Robinson, mdse. 000 Wm. Miller, lighting lamps, etc 10 25 Algona Fire Department, Hohnflre.... 28 00 Geo. Hunter, burying dog 100 Schrader & Dugun. mdse 110 Milton Starr, publishing proceedings. 375 A. Hulburt, feeding tramps 3 30 A.H. Naudttln, coal 5000 A. F. Dalley, coupling 100 John Paul Lumber Co., lumber 2 B7 Norton & Wlndom, coal .• 3775 W. 0. Henderson, street work 0305 ErnestBlinkman, labor..... 525 Ostrum Bros., sand 200 A. Johnson, use of scrapers 1 75 G. W. Babcook & Co,, crossing stone.. 50 30 Ayes—Wadsworth, Vesper, Henderson, Slagle, Sayers, Chapin. Noes— None. Carried. Moved and seconded that Wm. Miller's pay be increased from $15 to $20 a month for lighting and taking care of the city lamps. Carried. Moved and seconded that the mayor and city clerk be authorized to issue new warrants bearing 7 per cent, to refund the loan of 1894. Carried. The following resolution was offered and adopted: Resolved, that the plan proposed by Mr. Clark in his circular for numbering the city be approved by the'city council. . On motion council adjourned. A. HUTCHISON, City Clerk. Money. I am loaning money on farm lands at six per cent, interest. Only a small want to word about a FLOU All flour might be good but it isn't, always,. The good flour that's always good— do know where to get that kind? We give you the combination : It's the ,' i< _ Daisy Mills Flour, You know it. Don't put off doing a wise thing. Tty some right now. Lenette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate, Stoves from Our Store have gone to the different towns in the county, and at the prices we are making people will come from its remotest corners to buy their stoves, because it will pay them to do so. As long as our present stock lasts we will continue to sell: , $16 $14 $12 OAKS OAKS OAKS for for for $13 $12 $10 ROBBERY AT A singular UspJostpn »t the Station Uelow £u Verne, Someone put a 'heavy explosive trout of the bank at Goldfiejd Friday at J o'clock. All the windows were blown out and the en.tire town was shaken, The wholehvtil'dingis partially wrecked, a flamage being done of $300, It is thought bank robbery was pl bu.tno attempt was, TOde, JT exists. Highest Awarded charge will be made for procuring this cheap money. The borrower can have the privilege of paying off all or any part of his mortgage at the time of pay- Ing Interest. ' J. J. RYAN. Office over the postoffice, Algona, Iowa. A $2,800 interest in a good-paying business to exchange for real estate in Kossuth county. Inquire of Doxsee & Foster. SEE that ladies' underwear we are selling for 25 cents. Geo. L. Galbralth & Co. • • MES, JOHN HEOKAKT'S ILLNESS. A Pioneer Is Succumbing to Old Age —Death of Martlii Unhm 8r, and M. Corey. Mrs. John Heckart has been in poor health for some days. The doctor says itis'oldage. Mrs. Heckart is past 84 years and Mr. Heckart will be 92 next May. They are the oldest couple in the county, and among the very first of Algona's pioneers. They were married in 1832, 64 years ago, and came to Algona In 1856 when the town had two log cab'lns. Mr. Heokart's old lathe and furniture factory will long be remembered by the old settlers, For many years he sold all the furniture sold in these parts. Mr. Heckart is in vigorous health considering, but Mrs, Heckart has been a victim of asthma. Her son, JVC.. Heckart of Eagle Grove, was up last Friday to see her, Sunday she was considered very low and a telegram brought him again Monday morn* ing. DEATH OF MARTIN BAHM SB, Old Mr. Rahm, father of Martin Rahm, aged 73 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. L, Neuroan, in Prairie township, on Thursday, Oct. 22. He.had been a resident of Prairie for nearly 20 years, and for some time had been living with his children, Father Erdmann of the Prairie church conducted the funeral and the Wesley Reporter says it was attended by a large gathering. DEATH OF M. COBBY. Last week we noted a surgical operation performed on Mr, Corey's foot. Gangrene had set in and the operation did not stop the poison. On Thursday be succumbed at the age of 67 years, Mr- Corey was an energetic roan. He came to Wesley some years ago, HJs We have marked down the prices on all of our cook stoves to a point where you can afford to buy a new one. The "RIVERSIDE," the "JEWEL," and the " BUCK'S "—none better made. We have a few second-hand hard and soft coal heaters and cooks that can be bought CHEAP. This sale means, hot stoves at hot prices. G. M. DOXSEE, KCa.rd.-weix© WE SELL THE GENUINE . Nf\Q PROOF" .....RUBBER BOOTS THE BEST Rubber Boot made. Don't be deceived by poor imitations. There is only one " Snag Proof" boot made, and we are the only o.nes who sell them in Algona. The Cash Boot and Shoe House, BROWNELL & ALLRED, No. 16 East State St. ALGONA, IOWA. Farm Loans at 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 part a/t any interest date. HOXIE & BRUNSON, Barb Wire, The IrL. Ell wood Mfg. Co.'s genuine barb wire, Galvanized, $2.30; painted, $2, I will deliver this wire anywhere in Kossuth county for 10 cents per 100 extra.—32 JOHN GROVE, Legal Blanks your kid gloves of us, Galbraith &Cp. only the best ,»nd neighboring counties, and his daughter, Mrs. W, H, Ree<J, Is a, lady highly esteemed in AJgonav , Nov. 1,— Mftrte» Covey die$ Thursday morning, Qct, 80, 67 years, He had been a sufferer with a corn for a good many years. It o.f , Hamilton, Cord ' band.-81w QP etov§ wood A gppd 5PQ buihel corn crib fop only J. ' came so painful he off, from which Wofl ; mm TOWNS A BunjQJ- tHjat S*Ts A> he •$M fata, 8jf.thsfls9.flUw ' Woo4l Wooai WoocU We still have a few cords of dry oak wood for $3,15 delivered. Also we are shipping in eastern wood both oak .and maple, We have dry pine slabs for kindling. Flaceyour orders with us, 8itf J. A. HAMPTON $ Co, FESNOB posts for 5 and 7 cents each at J, A. Hamilton $ Co's.-3JW Real Estate Mortgages* Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Casli ov Stare Rent, Real Estate Contracts. Bill of Sale, , ' Chattel Mortgages, ' Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, Notes, A full stopk of these aye kept ooastaptly on hand aa4 tor ; sale by the apaw, buajjvea,' grin larger quantities, at , • ' The Upper Des Moines NEWS BOOK, AND PRINTING HOUSE, J0WA,

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