The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 16, 1896 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEE 16, 1896, & ; &&M NO PARTICULAR GRAND OPENING... I But a good opening every day from now till Christmas to get I a nice Christmas present for any and every member of your I family, at prices within your reach, at M. Z. Grove & Son's. 102 E. State St. TELEPHONE 19. Christmas Presents -AT- Galbraith's. Buy Some thing of daily use and comfort for the wearer—some of the. following articles would be highly appreciated as a present: A pair of Kid Gloves, silk, wool or kid mittens, a nice muff, a pair of leggins, shoes, cape or jacket, or a fine shawl. Look over our stock before you buy your Christmas present. G L. Galbraith & Co. CORN CRIBS. CORN CRIBS. w O .C ^ ^ rP fl) .^ t W w ._ o •t o o CP "h !=t • " f\LEX. WHITE, DES MOINES HAS AN OFFER Former Algonlana Give the City ah Option on 162 Acres of Land for Cemetery Purposes, Ai. Adaws Has a Gasoline toatnaged $t,ooo Worth—dtheif Northwest News. Messrs. 3. S. Jones and I?. E. Smithj former Algottians, have made a propo^ sitioti to the city of Des Moines to sell a tract of 162 acres to It for $00,000 to be platted for a city cemetery. The land lies on Grand avenue, exactly three miles west from the court house, within the city limits, In connection with the offer they show some of the advantages of the tract over others, making a statement, signed by them, of a half column of solid nonpareil in the Register. The matter will come before the city council and is very likely to be favorably considered, as Des Moines is badly in need of added cemetery grounds. Gasoline Tank Explodes. As Al. Adams was going to press with his paper at Humboldt last Wednesday the gasoline tank in his office exploded, setting fire to everything on the ground floor at once, The foreman, Bert Minion, was severely burned in the face, but saved his eyes. Soon two streams of water played upon the flames and in half an hour the fire was out. The building is only damaged about $400 and the stock and fixtures about $600. Provided the presses are not materially damaged, insurance will just about cover the minimum loss. Al. says his paper will go right on as usual. The School Teacher Gets IIor Money. The supreme court has affirmed a decision by Judge Quarton. A school ma'am near Spirit Lake was engaged to teach school in the district for nine months. At the expiration of six months she was discharged, and suit was brought to recover the salary for the three months of the unexpired terra of the contract. Because the contract had not been formally signed by the president of the board the defendant sought relief from payment. As subsequent payments were under the terms of the contract the decision against the board is affirmed. New Telephone Lines. The Western Electric Telephone company will this week haye a line completed from Brltt to Forest City. This will take a large amount of work from the line to Algona, connections having been heretofore -made by way of Algona and Bancroft. Forest City has a local exchange with 60 patrons. Britt, which is headquarters for the company, is now connected with 200 towns. During all the recent storms of sleet the western electric was able to do business every day, although many wires were injured. An Important Decision. Judge Thomas has decided the Irwin tax case in Clay county in favor of the tax title owners and against the Irwin heirs, refusing to permit the latter to redeem. It was claimed that Irwin was insane and hence the tax deeds void. The decision Is far reaching in its effect, as the same kind of titles exist in this county and several of the northwestern Iowa counties, There are some 2,000 acres of land In O'Brien county including part of the town site of Sanborn that is affected by thedeclsion, The case will be appealed to the supreme court and tried anew. Buffalo Center Will Celebrate. • N, P. Johnson has built a four story, pressed brick hotel at Buffalo Center, equipped with steam heat and lighted with Welsbach gas lights, It will be opened Friday, Jan. 1, with a banquet and ball, which will follow a "Game Hunt" on Thursday with prizes, and a pigeon and clay blackbird shoot on both Thursday and Friday at which Iowa's crack shots will be present. Full program will be sent to anyone by C. E. Mallory or C. S, Johnson on request. A "JJlassey" Justice. Spirit Lake has a justice named Blazey, A fisherman pleaded guilty to violating the fish law, but Blazey decided he was not guilty and let him go. The law provides that i. ' . shall not put houses over the toe and fish from them. This man had bis bouse a few feet away from the hole he was fishing through, and sat in it to watch the lines. but the 1 feedirig talue is fully IS cent, less than last yeah On Dec. 1 fully 20 per cettt. of the crisp was still in the field, Of oats not more thatt 65 pet? cent. 6f the acreage was cut at ail, and of that a great deal was not worth hat-vesting'. The average yield of that harvested was 26 bushels per acre, by weight not oter 22 bushels. The total yield is not above 74,000,000 worth at 12 cents a bushel about $0,000,000. The crop is the poorest ever grown In Iowa. The average yield of winter wheat was 1? bushels, of spring wheat 18 bushels, Of barley 29 bushels, of rye .16 bushels, of buckwheat 17 bushels, of flax 0} bushels, of potatoes 87 bushels, of timothy seed 8 8-10 bushels, of clover seed two bushels, of tame hay H tons. The total value of the crops outside of hay IS given at $68,4?8,883. This is about $34 a head to the population. Corn is over two thirds of the total. SENEGA IS A THRIVING CENTER. The Seneca (Jrenuiory and Seneca Co-oporattVe Store are Hoth In a Flourishing Condition. * The editor of the Swea City Herald visited Seneca last week. He makes a very favorable report of that business center, He says: The Seneca creamery is one of the oldest and best creameries In the county outside of Algona, and Is very successful under the excellent management of Mr, J, L. Tlbbets, who has been with them two years, with Philip Ekholm assistant. Mr, Tlbbets said he had just finished separating 17,480 pounds of milk which was brought in Monday morning from 92 farms. Seneca has a very prosperous lot of farmers. The Seneca Co-operative store is also a successful Institution which is being run, very satisfactorily by W. J. Brunson,son of A. A. Brunson of Algona, who has been general manager since last spring. He has with him as assistant Milton Miller of Bancroft, who is a bright rind trusty young man and very popular. Every-day Excursions To all parts of the world can be arranged for any day in the year, for one or more' persons, upon application to any principal ticket agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway. Itineraries carefully prepared for excursions to California, Florida^ Mexico, China, Japan, and to any part of Europe. Estimates furnished, including all expenses. Tickets furnished for the complete journey. It is not necessary to wait for any so-called "personally conducted excursions." In these days of progressive enlightenment, with the English language spoken in every land under the sun, one does not need to depend upon the services of guides for sight seeing, but can go it alone or in small family parties with great comfort and security and at one's own convenience. Apply to the nearest agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway, or address Geo. H. Heafford, general passenger agent, 415 Old Colony building, Chicago, 111.—37t8 Holiday Excursions. For the Christmas and New Year holidays excursion tickets will be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company to stations within distance of 200 miles of Algona at fare and one-third for the round trip. Tickets on sale Dec. 24, 25, and 81,1896, and Jan. 1,1897, with flnal return limit up to and including Jan. 4, 1897.—86t5 Holiday Excursion Hates. On Deo. 34 25, 81,,1890, and Jan. 1, 1897, the Chicago & Northwestern railway •will sell excursion tickets at low rates to points on the Northwestern line and Union Pacific system within 800 miles of selling station, good for return passage until Jan, 4, 1897, inclusive. For tickets and full information apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.—88t3 ~* 1 • ' •I'^TTilirT Birch Weal ana .Estimated Worth. Senator Funk, comments on the Sprftgue case at Ida Grove where the editor sued,for $20,000 an<J got $50 for a licking, and says; AU the craft join in the hope that thi? incident will not fee taken an4 accepted as a basis for settling the average editor's estimate of himself and the cold, solid facts in the case. t Good Slipptlng Record. At Spirit Lake Grimm and Gilbert killed 48 birds e&Qh out of 50, an4 the four that got away fell flead ju.it out of THE IDEAL PANACEA. James L, Francis, alderman, of Chicago, says: "Iregard Dr. King's New Discovery as an ideal discovery for coughs, colds, and lung complaints, having used it in my family for the last five years to the exolus ion of physicians' prescriptions or other preparations," Rev, John Burgus, Kepkuk, Iowa, writes; "Ihave been a minister of the Methodist Episcopal church for fifty years or more, and have never found anything so beneficial, or that gave me such speedy relief as Dr, King's New Discovery." Try this ideal cough remedy now. Trial bottles free at Sheetz' drug store. 0 IT MAY DO AS MUCH FOR YOU. Fred Miller of Irving, III,, writes that he bad a severe kidney trouble for many years „ ,-, „_ with severe pains in his back, and also that fishermen/phis bladder was affected. He tried, many so-called kidney cures, but without any good result, About a year ago he began the use of Electric Bitters and found relief at once, Electric Bitters is especially adapted to the cure of all kidney and liver troubles, and often gives almost instant relief, One trial will prove our statement. Price only BOcfor large bottle at Dr. Sheets' drug store. 6 .. ;1-' »*» ..WhUp. you are Looking for HO LID A Y PRESENTS! call and see what we have in the line of China Waie. '•' ' An endless variety of decorated fancy pieces. Langdon & Hudson. '^1 .('£ TELEPHONE NO. IS. Foundry and Machine Shop, Olin.f3ted.t, Frops. Wo do repairing of til) kinds. Iron and brass casting and boiler work done on short notice. Threshing outnts repaired promptly. We are he"e to stay. Mall ovders promptly attended. Bull pinto: \ "ov Onso nowor, and ho se power knuckle, a specialty. Shop east, o : OuihOfiord MTTXjX.xa.A. <&> CXEXCTe'xasS'r. ALQONA, IOWA.. Shop east, o' House. COAL HAS TAKEN A BIG TUMBLE. Now Is a good time to buy, while It Is cheap. It may be higher. EL at the Northwestern depot, handles all kinds of hard and soft coal at prices that are as cheap as anybody's. Also dealer In Grain, Feed, At the Northwestern elevator. Orders (or coal and feed can be left at Walker Bros.' AH goods delivered. Come and see me. M. P. HAGGARD. G, F, PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith,] Abstracts, Real Estate,-±ssu. Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. BUOKKBN'8 ARNICA The beet salve lit the world for bruises, outs, sore?, ulcers, salt rheum, fever eorea, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures plies or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded, ce 860 g box. Sold by fc, A. Sheetz. Highest Awarded Fair, DR, PRESTON, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat City, Io-w». Operations performed. Diseases treated, Spectacles fitted, ^W>» beat Algona PROFESSIONAL. ^•"k^W"W"«.X'«fcrf'X - ''>.^S.^«'-W'Xrf p 'VXrf' p V CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la.' E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block., DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office in Gardner Oowles 1 new building. SULLIVAN & MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-Fergusori bljok. E. V. S WETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa, J. O. RAYMOND, ERNEST 0, RAYMOND RAYMOND & RAYMOND, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY- AT LAW. Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence in the Boston Block.' . (In the new block,) ^ '/t$ C 5 ^ C^ v '£ <,<TS f*$ H. C, MoCOY, M, P., PHYSICIAN AND 8UR&EQN, Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa, Doxsee & Foster, E, S. GLASIER, O, D, S,,' 8UR&EON DENTI8V. Office over the State Bank. AJgona, Iowa, Offloe In 9eo, 0. QftU Building, DR. & A, SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortment always on band of drugs, med Pines, s«d pure liquors for njedlolnal only. 4, i, %my* A A s. l,ocal anaesthetic ( 01 deadening pain tn gums when extracting teem, W, WHITHAM i will establish the Hide and Fur Business isoaawevatee: VfceeUte, sat) Quite iwrt Monitor; Rod Jain in our pity 180 Plymouth, Reek roosters, Quits .. $ee me *? you want SHEtMT & , , . aves

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