The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 2, 1896 · Page 8
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MOIJTO ALGON4* IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DSClMBfiK APPLES. APPLES. I am headquarters for apples of all kinds, Have plenty on hand and A Carload More On the Cowles Block. Way. James Patterson. Don't Forget the Place FARMERS' EXCHANGE. RAILWAY TIME CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. „ , LOCAL TBAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at.. ....... . ............ 8:55 am No.9 departs at ...................... 4:0ipm Freights that carry passengers— go. 93 departs at ........ ............. 12:05 am No. 71 departs at .................... 0:33pm No. 65 departs at .............. . ...... 8:30 pm „ „ . TBAIHS EAST. No. 2 departs at .............. :.;..::. 10:37 am No. 4 departs at ...................... 6:33pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 76 departs at ........... ",....;.. 8:20pm No. 94 departs at...... ........ ..'.T-.-ii ... ........ ....-.i R. F. HEDHICK, Agent. South of Court House. Just received, a shipment of Crockery and Glassware; We have one of the neatest patterns made in fancy China, and will sell one piece, or 100 pieces, to suit the purchaser. You Should see our line before you buy; we will save you money. J.-C. Anderson •& Co. CHICAGO •&• South- Freight 7:10 am Pass 8:04 am •North— •• Mixed'...... 7:10 am .-. .11:25 a m ........ Mixed ....... . 8 :00 p m •* " I c iciguu. ... -. ±±.AO a m 1:12 p m Pass ..... .V. 2 f491p m ..... .. Mixed . . . . :. 10 :47 p m . . . . . F. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. "By Wits Friday night. Outwitted" next week PROFESSIONAL. "^•^^•^•'^•'••^'•'^^^^•^^-^-Xrf-^-X^'X^-X. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. L. A. Grunwell and Anna Gullberg are licensed to wed. Auditor Calkins is .expected home the last of this week. The Register says the fund for Mrs. Gallion is now nearly $900. A sample copy of the Midland Monthly can be seen at this office. The delinquent tax sale comes next Monday. It will not last two hours. Bancroft barber shops were pulled for keeping open Sunday a week ago. The Congregationalists give a chicken pie supper a week from tomorrow. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. 'Brunson spent Thanksgiving with Glen, at Livermore. Dr. Stull is getting a bench show Beagle, a rabbit hound, from Wisconsin. - " Judge Quarton is at home for the week. He opens court here a week from next Monday. Tomorrow evening Rev. Landis seetfcsto toa improving & little. As guardian Mr. Smith has had considerable live stock, etc., to look after and dispose of. Mr. Carter talked quite sensibly about his busifiess. fhe Ifeetie-tfanford Company will come Feb. 6. They will play Julius Caesar or Richard III. People with a preference can express it to the opera house boys. They make a specialty of Julius Caesar. There will be a German Luthefan service at the Swedish Lutheran church a week from next Sunday at 3 o'clock, the Plum creek pastor officiating. Hereafter the German Lutherans will meet every two weeks. The Wesley Reporter says a slick stranger pulled into Sexton from Al* gona Sunday and before he left a couple of the boys were shy a few dollars. " When it comes to cards it is safe to let those Algona chaps alone." T. M. Ostrander and R. I. Brayton ran for constable at Bancroft and Bray* ton won by a vote, which Ostrander cast. Now Mr. Brayton is to leave and Mr. Ostrander has been appointed and has qualified. It is a fit ending. Here is a reminder of the old days. In July, 1857, the Fort Dodge Sentinel reported: "The enterprising citizens of Algona had a good time generally on the Fourth. Three hundred attended and Dr. A. S. Collins gave the address." Charlie Winkie's upset on the Blackford hill with his oil wagon was more serious to him than he anticipated. He kept sore and lame and Saturday had a doctor investigate. One cracked rib and two others seriously strained were found. The ladies of the Presbyterian church will have a fair at Grange hall, Dec. 8-9. There will be a 10 cent lunch served Tuesday evening and a New England dinner Wednesday noon. Dinner 15 cents. A cordial invitation is extended to all. Corwith Hustler: Will A. Salisbury of the Algona UPPER DBS MOINES spent Thanksgiving here with Jay E. Randall, foreman of this office. Mr. Salisbury is a very pleasant young man to talk with, and we hope he will make our city a longer visit next time. C. A. Brewster and Rev. Plummer of Wesley are still at it. Mr. Brewster has preferred charges at .Washington against the minister for carrying mail. It seems that Rev. Plummer carried a letter from County Attorney Raymond to Mrs. Colby, who teaches his 'school. The fire company are planning for a big dance New Year's night, Jan. 1, at the' court house. 'The harp orchestra will furnish the music and a general good time will be the program. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block, DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS, LAND. Collections a specialty. Office in Gardner Cpwles 1 new building. SUULIVAN & MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoiie-FergUBou bl JCk. E, V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, J. 0, BATMQJHJ, ERNEST O. BAYMOHP RAYMQNP & RAYMONP, ATTORNEYS AT ZAW, Iowa, FREDERICK M. ATTORNEY 4T LAW, Office over Kossutfi County State A}gpna, Jowa. speaks to the Union Literary society at the Herman school house. Z. S..Barrett has given the public schools at Wesley nicely framed portraits of McEinley and Hobart. The regular meeting of the Woman's Library Aid society will be held at the reading room, Friday, Dec. 4, at 3 p. m. Howland Smith came up from Blairsburg for Thanksgiving.:. He is still attending to the Patterson store at that place. . ., Sexton is bragging over a school In' town. Miss Matie Field, of Algona has 27 pupils. She teaches in the Kelley residence. •' • '•" Ira Carpenter and Miss Agnes Youh'g were married on Thanksgiving !; day. The worthy couple have the best wishes of a host of friends. The Presbyterians will occupy the Free Methodist church hereaffer, Prayer meeting will be held there Wednesday evening. The mercury got down anywhere from four to eight degrees below zero Sunday night, according to the thermometer you consult. Rev, Landis preached a very able Thanksgiving sermon, The slippery streets and inclement weather kept many from being present. Over 800 tickets have been sold for the lecture course, It 'takes' 400 to make the course pay out, There are no cheap attractions in the list, The West Bend Journal says L, P., the Boston BJoolj, *• Perry Cuplln did not settle that breach of promise case, that the lady dropped it becauje there was np merit in it, The military boys had a royal good time at their dance last Wednesday evening and cleared fgo. They are saving tbeir money to buy * mess tent, Bey. South well is at LuVerne attending the district conference, jt opened MooOur and eonpjudes today, Be, leads pne of the, disoussigne on the program, Those who attended the league Werary on TtrnksgiYin even ing wre well paid fpr their The fire company is made up of a fine lot of young men and they will do the thing right, German service at the Episcopal church at 3 p. m. Theme: "Kirche und Loge." Subject at the morning service: " The Test of True Religion;" at the evening service: " Some Misconceptions About the Episcopal Church; It Does Not Believe in Conversion." All are cordially invited. R. Guard of Charles City is in town organizing a local branch of the Florence Crittenden Rescue society for fallen women. The object is to get a local secretary to whom all cases of unfortunates may be reported, and through whom the benefits of the homes established may be secured. Speaking of the defeat of the mulct petitions the Bancroft Register says: It is not likely that another attempt will be made for several years to come. But unless certain conditions in the dry precincts of this state are radically changed it will sooner or later carry and the outlawed saloon be returned to stay. Capt. Foster and Lieutenants A. E. Daugherty and W. E. Ward will have to go to Ames for the military school next month. Col, Cooke may not attend. His work comes at the state rifle range in June. It is expected that four and possibly six of Company F's shooters will be called there at that time. The opening club dance of the season was held at Clarke's hall Friday evening. Everybody was out and the club starts but for the season with bright prospects. F. W. Dingley is president; Ghas. E. Cohenour, secretary; J, L. Bonar, treasurer; I, M. Finnell, Geo. C. Call;'and Ghas, E, Smith, executive committee. Presiding Elder Yetter preached the morning sermon at the Methodist church Sunday and Dr, Cowles, Gardner Cowles' father, the evening sermon, Both were very able addresses. Dr. Cowles, before old age compelled him to enter the retired list, was one of the leading Methodist pastors of Iowa. It is now announced that Jas. A. Herne's " Shore Acres" will be given in Algona about March ?4, The company has S3 actors on the stage, It costs the opera house company more than any entertainment yet given, Keene and Hanfor^ excepted. The company expects to jump from Des Mpines to Algona, God hereafter." From the reports it looks.as though comparatively few- would carry hail insurance next season. The sewing class for which the home talent comedy is to be given next week is one of Algona's most practicable benevolences. Every Saturday afternoon from 60 to % little girls with a sprinkl* ing of boys are taught to handle the needle by a band of ladies who give their time and much of the material. The exhibit at the county fair by the class spoke for the splendid results. Some really superior seamstresses have already appeared, who when they began had never had a chance to learn much of the art. All who attend the play can get double enjoyment by knowing that the proceeds go to supply this little school, which is opeh to the children of the poor who have no other opportunity. WOOL blankets, shawls, knit goods, at reduced prices at GOEDERS.' GET your corn cribs at J. A. Hamil' ton's; 600 bushel cribs for$3.-31tf BUY your kid gloves of us. We sell only the best. Geo. L. Galbraith &Co. GERMANTOWNj Spanish, Saxony, and Zephyr yarns. All the colors. 'We have plenty of them. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. 0, A, BEEWSTEE EESIGNS. The Wesley Township School Director Refuses to Serve Longer— Other Wesley Notes/ WESLEY, Nov. 30.—C. A. Brewster resigned the office of school director of District No. 8 last Saturday. This was expected, and Mark Hill, the president of the board, was appointed to look after the district until March, when a new director will be elected, and he has given his promise to the people of that district that the school house will be opened for Sunday school and church purposes hereafter. The anti-saloon petitions are being circulated here and 50 per cent, of the qualified voters of Wesley township have signed them, A good many who signed the petition here election day have subscribed their names to the remonstrance. It is very evident that majority of the people of Wesley don't want a saloon here. Presiding Elder Yetter held his first Quarterly meeting here Sunday. The elder's sermon on Sunday evening is highly spoken of by all who were present. He went from here Monday, accompanied by Rev. Plummer, to LuVerne, to attend district conference. Prof. W. H. Brown's wife is on the sick list, but at this time of writing she is reported as some better. A. H. Presnell has been confined to his room for some time with asthma and lung trouble. The Odd Fellows are caring for him. Mr. Felt, our new merchant, is now comfortably located in the Gray store room with a full line of merchandise and is beginning to get his full share of the trade. Considerable poultry is being marketed here these days. Aug. Zummack is loading his farm machinery and household goods in a car today. He intends shipping them to Ackley, where he intends to move to make it his future home. SEE HERE I Stoves Almost Given Away Second-hand Stoves, in good repair, for,....,,»..,,,.,., We have a large lot of these second-hand stoves, which will be sold at almost your own price, Please call See them at J. W. Robinson's. Kossuth. County State Bank, $so,ooo. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchan tlons made promptly, and a general banking business tr from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. 1NGHAJ1, President; J. B. JONES, Vice.President; LEWIS H. SMITH. Jones, '' bought and sold. Oollen. ;ed. Passage tickets to or First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL AMBROSE A. OALL President D. H. IIUTOHINS Vice pTesldent _ Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Call, R. H. Spencer, Win. K. Ferguson. 850,000 WM. B C. D« SMITH.* ,, AsHt"" Philip Dorweller, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. rates to parties furnishing 'first-class security. Officers and Director*— A. D. Clarke, President. 0. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. Algona State Bank. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. • General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT rA.VI.TS. ^"Interest paid 6n time deposits. Cr-IEO. C. Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, second mortgages, and good collaterals. Notes bought. ALGONA, IOWA. OVERCOATS and fur coats at cost at 3712 JNO. GOEDERS.' FENCE posts for 5 and 7 cents each at J. A. Hamilton & Co's.-31tf THE newest thing in heating stoves is the German heater, for hard or soft coal or wood. Burns sells it. Thanksgiving day was the worst d.ay In the memory of the oldest in habitant. The walks were glare ice in the morn' ing, slush in the da, sleet at evening. . . and sleeted. When and covered with rained, snowed, it was warm it *-,,-,-. -ir r ^ r* •, -^-T, r T , TV _ FT vv ,, ^y f f VVfr flj * V rained, when the air was clear it was freezing cold, Thursday was a " to be remembered, The Temple Quartette sang to a big audience Jai»t evening, ana gave a very clever entertainment, It Ti a quite general opinion that as singers tliey are not eouai to the RfookrWge eompa< »y, which eang in the Congregational to ether But their epngj wer e any encores were THAT WEST BEND OOFPIN. The Dispute Between the Kossuth Supervisors and the Burlington Rail-way Attracts Attention. The following is a news item taken from the Daily Capital. It is a sample of many that have appeared in the daily papers the past week: "A peculiar case has developed in Kossuth county, arising over a dispute between the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad company and the board of supervisors of that county as to whoshallpay the funeral expenses of a drunken tramp who was run over and killed by a train on the company's road. The bill was sent in to the county, It amounted to about $40, and the board refused to O. K, the claim, alleging that it .was the duty of the railroad company to defray all the expenses of the case. It is claimed that a creature killed by a railroad company is removed from the right-of-way and buried and all expenses in the case are settled, and the board is of the opinion that in the case of a human being these obligations are equally as binding. The case may go into the courts for settle' ment, as both sides are persistent in disclaiming the bill," As to^tfce likelihood of a Jaw suit nothing has been heard at (ibis end of the line, Chairman Chubb says he is confident that the county is not liable, but has heard nothing whatever from the Burlington company as tp their vteftftb? roaster. Wb * le W wows a little inhuman to discuss even ft drunk' en tramp as a dog op a fcorae, yet as a matter of law it is a question if t Awarded Highest Honors-WorMM Full-, DR, The Algona Deposit & Loan Assn. w m GUARANTEE Call at offices for particulars. 8 Offices over Algona State Bank PER CENT, interest bility to care for his carcass is not the same as it would be for the others. SPAEEIMJ TEEOUGH THE POST. A Wesley Youne Man Comes Over to Algoiia on an Unlucky Mission. It is said that a Wesley young .man hung around Algona all day last Wednesday expecting a young lady from Germania at the Thorington. He had been exchanging gushing love letters and this was to be the meeting to arrange for the future. The Reporter gives the young man away, the whole affair being a joke on him. It adds this sage advice: Boys until you know who you are writing to it is not safe to spark through the mails. As this is the first offense we mention no names. W. WHITHAM will establish the Hide and Fur Business also bu y rubber and copper. CHOICE new Son's. buckwheat at Grove & If Yon I ant a good fitting suit and overcoat call at the postofflce block tailor shop. Repair- Ing neatly done. MADSON cfe HANSON, , lo-wo.. ^ 8 - oal1 and hm, B . 8 ?, nsreet ; east °* tie court house, In the Chrlschllles building. W. WHITHAM. Legal Blanks O. J. BROWN, Livery an 1 Is Lie Will convey parties and baggage to any part ° 8entel r ° Una '*& We are ger " GIVE US A CALL atour' gsol 0. i, j?rw»'« Uvtry tow 'bus/we r<$wie4, " Real Estate Mortgages,. Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Bent, Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, .Notes, > , A full stock of these are kept const ab f «"> .*** S8 The Upper Des Moines , V NEWS iOQK, AND .JOB PRINTING HOUSE, IOWA, on I.EQAI, NOTICES, '>^V^w^^> w ^-^x> ORIGINAL NOTICE, IN TOE DISTRICT COUR/T OP IOWA IN bw Term, enbflrg, plaintiff, vs p esen et a., <fend To FrederipU;Ertcksen anC We defendants j you are.hereby noua petition pf tae plalntifTln tfi§ aSo I

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