The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 11, 1896 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 11, 1896
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1896, VOL. ^2, We want.. A share of your At the store opposite the postoffice. M. Z. Grove & Son. TBL-BPHONB IS. Just Received.... A new line of Novelty .Dress Goods, All the latest designs ; also a beautiful line of TrilllltlillgS. G. L. Galbraith & Co. CORN CRIBS. CORN CRIBS, H £2 2 W 5 "* a ? ^ x p , 'i-K 2 ^ CP f\LEX. WHITE, AT IRVINGTON, IOWA. Tw§»t74w0 pqirnds 0 Sugar to 1,00 too r : ,f' i5, ""''*•«" .fe'T:-; %f;A«-'V^ v «Ite?L-j: '- ;f ; Q.aSN! ^ jx>'->>.a>»j£ fe i» f r';i il. \iJ»fb, x <iv "VifS fi.w'w Fourth Regiment Will Camp Next Sum* met at Des Moines—Miscellaneous Northwest Sittings. r^ t ' < A i, l6 S; ^ 0 BE m EXTRA SESSION, 3ov, Brake Has Galled the Lefclslatttf e for Jan. 19 to Finish the Code Revision, Gov. Drake has called the legislative In extra sessloh. The date et for meeting is Jan. 19. There was some talk of having the extra ession called for .the first week in December, but as u session at that time would necessitate an adjournment for be holidays, the proposition was not art-led out. Gov. 'Drake says that then he met the committee appointed uring the last week of the legislature i April to call upon him relative to tie extra session matter, ho told them tint he would call the session for an. 19, 1897. It is thought the session will last two months. The purpose is to complete ID work of revising the code. About alf was done last winter at the regular ession, and that half would be wholly mated If left over to a new legislature, enator Funk . and Representative ,layno will have to plan on putting nother winter in at Des Moines in ard work, for code revision, as it has een begun, is to be a very important ling for Iowa. New legislation can be brought up at n extra session. It is rumored that is manufacture of liquor in- the state rill be up again and that an attempt rill bo made to legalize it. Fourtli'Koglment Will Approve. Col. Mayne says the Fourth regiment will enjoy the proposed state ncampment next summer at Des iloines: We feel certain in. saying mt the boys of the Fourth regiment rill feel better satisfied to go to Des .loines and spend a week than they would be to go back to the borders of iake pkoboji and commune with ature in the quietness of the twilight ours. Militiamen are not all of a oetical nature, hence do not ap- reciate the solitudes of nature as they ight. Algona's Winter Attractions. Emmetsburg Reporter: The Algona Dpera company has added a new eature to its course of amusements for he coming season in the way of three rst class lecture course entertainments. The first will be the Temple Quartette, Dec. 1, in a musical pro- ram; Dr. Gunsaulus will lecture, on an. 14, and he in turn will be followed y Dr. Headley some time, in March. These, with Keene in Richard III., vill make a series of entertainments of rare literary character. One Farmer Don't Kick. Henry Beenken, a farmer south of ermania, has been very successful ith his. crops the last two years. liast year he bought a 160 acre farm our miles south of town and .put it into ax, which netted him 1,400 bushels, bis year he raised 2,380 bushels of heat and 1,350 bushels of oats off the ame piece, He tells the Standard hat he has nearly paid for his farm. A Cranky Postmaster. Over at Corwith the Bryan Nasby efused to distribute the election issue fthe Hustler. The Hustler hustled ut the United States statutes and the bstmaster hustled the Hustler into be boxes. The Hustler felt inclined profanity, but ends up by saying bat the postmaster is on all but lection days a first-class official, New Hotel Man at Eagle Grove, O. A, Young, for 13 years the popular andlord at the railway hotel at Eagle Grove, has sold'to H, J. Tremain of Humboldt. Mr, Young is the man who was nearly drowned two years go while out deer hunting with J, W, Tennant. The Gazette says . he will ow go for an extended hunting trip, His plans for the future are not settled, Phil. C. Ilanna'a Drug Store, Phil, G, Hanna has sold his drug lusiness at'Eagle Grove to 0. P, Olson >f Ruthven, The Gazette says: We are pleased to state that Mr, Hanna will continue to be a, citizen of Eagle Grove, for the coming winter at least, although he has no intentions of engaging in any business at present, An Editor HonprecJ. J, B, Hungerford was a delegate last week in the national convention of ndustrial colleges at Washington, ), 0., to represent Iowa, He is tbe alented editor of the Carroll Herald, and a trustee of the state agricultural college, ( Another SUerburne Bank Fatality, Mrs, Oeetern, wife of the roan urdered } n th§ Sherbupne tank three week? ago, djed Jftet Wednesday, hav* ng never recovered frew the p&pok of jer husband's death. Seven children are left without father or moHitr, only one ola enough to provide for bgreejf, hotes that only two pfOhibiti6tt feftllots were cast tn Wesley pfecihct. the Cttt-feW Hell Again. , The city of Ruthven will shortly adopt a curfew ordinance, f equlfing all children tinder 16 years of age to at home by 8 o'clock, p. in. SIOUX dim WOMAinSEAOaEft. The sr«W York Sunday World Gives an Illustrated Article on Itov. Alary A. SofTord. In the last issue of the New York Sunday World are given the pictures of 17 women ministers of the United States, and a composite picture, a combination of the 17 pictures, is also given. Rev. Mary Safford of Sioux City is one of the ministers whose pictures are printed. In regard to Miss Safford, the article states: Rev. Mary A. Safford is pastor of the First Unitarian church of Sioux City, Iowa. She was ordained in 1880, minister of the Unitarian church. Her first pastorate was at Humboldt, Iowa, where she preached for five years, when she was called to the ministry of the Unitarian church at Sioux City, where she has preached us senior pastor for ten years. According to the census of 1880 there were 105 women ministers in the United States. In 1890 this number had increased to 1,236, tfhd hundreds have been ordained since the last census. If the rate of increase these figures show is maintained the census orl900 will show nearly 10,000 members of the gentler sex who occupy pulpits. The article says in conclusion: The pictures of the women ministers pre- dented by the Sunday World are doubtless fairly indicative of the appearance of the women who occupy pulpits in the United States. They are a good looking lot of women, educated, cultured and refined. Women outnumber men in the membership of the churches, and to the lay mind no reason can be seen why more of them should not become pastors. The success of those who have entered the field is encouraging for others who wish to desert the pew for the pulpit. WHAT OF THE HABYEST. Al. Adams Agreed to Give a Succotash Party Out of His Crop From Government Seeds. Here is a last spring's story from Al. Adams. It is time Al. reported on the crop he raised. He said: "We have received our two packages of garden seed from, our esteemed congressman, J; P. Dolliver. Our head clerk was going at once to plant them, and see if the turnip seed would grow cabbages or artichokes. But we calmly cautioned her to beware and called her attention to the direction on the outside of the package, which says: 'Official business, penalty for private use, $300.' She was very much alarmed and dropped the whole batch on the floor, remarking that the suit and expenses would probably eat up all the profits even if the seed was given to us. We went into special committee on -the affair and finally concluded to plant the whole ten kinds of seed in one patch, and after harvest, give a great big succotash party to all our delinquent subscribers, and if they didn't agree to come, we would send for them with a bench warrant, and have an idea that if our friends of that persuasion will be present on the occasion there will be no private use of anything that grows from those seeds. It will be lots of trouble, but we want to do right. ..'.'.•''. • . . PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mrs, Geo. 0. Call went to Des Moines last week to visit Mrs. Dr, Shore. Miss Josie Pettibone is in Brooklyn in her second year of study in china decoration. She will graduate in June. Mrs, E, L. Cooke came Saturday night from a visit at Sioux City and Spencer, She is now moving into her new home, Miss Clara Hamilton returned from her Dubuque visit Friday. She expects to spend the winter in Dubuque studying music, Dr. Garfield enjoyed a visit last week from an old Massachusetts boyhood friend, Mr. Woodcock of Oresoo. They had not seen each other in nearly 20 years, Frank MoCall was up from Nevada last week to visit his family, He has been appointed meat inspector in Chicago and left Sunday night for his new work. W. H. Conner has rented a house in Wheaton, III,, 85 miles out of Chicago, and will wove with hie family as soon as he can get around to it, Algona, will regret to lose so excellent a family, He has no present intention of en< gaging Jn business. Many Algona Meads of Mrs, Ella Mi Shinn, formerly Mies Coan, will he pleased to learn that she is still pursuing hep art studies in Brooklyn, Housekeeping has not interfered with her work, and she is rapidly becoming artie.t in the city. . What is Nicer than a nicely-furnished dining room? lady takes pride in seeing that it is furni§Hl| with Nice Things for the Table. * ^ i. r *' We carry the finest in Groceries, Teas, andJl Coffees that are to be had. : « 1 * Langdon & Hudson, TBI/BPHONB NO. 16. BEST LANDS. Lowest Prices. Easiest Terms: Are offered by the Land Department of the Northern Pacific. Railway Co, These lands are either GRAZING, FRUIT, TIMBER,, '• PRAIRIE, or .AGRICULTURAL, in such climate and ' . • location as you may choose, ' , ' ...-...-' ' ' T •! , Diversified Surface, Very Richest Soil, Good Markets Prices: Grazing lands from 75c 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 f ',*' ; per acre. Agricultural lands from $2.50 to $6 per acre. TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS—TEN YEARS' TIME. One- tenth cash ; balance in ten equal installments, at 6 per cent, interest. Larger cash payment and earlier maturity if desired.' No Better Investment Possible. Ten years'increase in value will equal first cost. For information as to where, when, and how to purchase, address ' "'.-.. O. General Emigration Agent N. P. U.S., ST. PAUL, MINN. '" WM. H. PSIPPS.Land Commissioner. DINGLEY, COOK & CO., our sales solicitors, will furnish information, accompany prospective buyers wishing to examine Northern Pacific lands, and receive applications for their purchase. • • Apply to them, personally or by letter, at Algona, Iowa. Suits At remarkably low prices. We are also mafcr ing special prices on odd pieces of bolstered goods, Complete stock of Undertaking Goods, NSURANCE. ot Oedw • •• • ^ , _ ^ i« 9 l » ¥»»r» The Das Motoej 1 Daily News, is of ered to mail * iltfwrtllWI fpr f J ft ear, the Jgweel PPi°9 ever quoted by daily r ne«f«nnpQp, *?P J iOShrilpg telegra *?I^ • flRflATaVRT jA NT? S3' f?,t *$*'* v " ' VC GEO. M. BAILEY, Foundry and Machine Shop, ML JtSmmt 1 1 A ,«te.«* O«H ^IVkVLM. M^ ^M^.^^1 J« MMB_^^^ —_j / s "" .. T^ ^.

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