The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 20, 1897 · Page 8
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APPLES, APPLES. Great reduction in price of apples FOR 15 DAYS. Just think of it; r.i.1' il"< cl ffiy. ; ^ ipp^j^^^ "-^VT* - * ^"^ * "" ' * * L *' ; ' '**' ^ -* ^V^^ THE tPPKK MM MOIKESi AMONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 'JO, 1867. ft MM CARDS. CftlCABO, MliWAtJftBE A St. PAtlt. LOCAL tftAlSTS W1BST. Ko. 1 departs at 8:65am N6.9 departs at 4:0lpto , Freights that Carry passengers— No. 03 departs at.... i2:OS»m No.71 departs at 9 :3 5P m No. 65 departs at 8:20pm *ftAii»s BAST. „_ No. 2 departs at 10:37 am No. 4 departs at 6!33pm . Freights that carry passengers- No. 76 departs at...... f. 2 : lopffl '.04 departs at 2:05pl R. F. HBDBICK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. South- Freight 7:10 am Pass 8:04 am Mixed .... ....l:12pm Mixed 8:00pm North- Mlfced 7:10 a m Freight 11:25 a m Pass 2:40p m Mixed......10:47pm F. H. VESPER, Agent. into at,, 11.75 per bbl, It will pay every farmer for 20 miles around to come and get a barrel while they last. James Patterson. THE LOCAL FIELD, Cowles Block. "NAME ON EVERY . PIECE/' ODD POLICE IN ST. LOUIS, Chocolate Boqborjs. FOR SALE BY HULBERT, Exclusive agent, who also carries a fine line of other Sheriff Samson, While in That City Last Week, Had to "Thump" One in Self Defense. The Facts Concerning an Affair that Has Been Untruthfully Reported the Dally Press. in ' Fruits, Nuts, Cigars, Tobacco, and the 'finest Select Oysters and Oyster Crackers in town. Fresh Baked Goods a specialty. Warm meals, lunch, and oysters served at all hours. Day board at $3.50 a week at Hulbert's Bakery and Restaurant. COAL HAS TAKEN A BIG TUMBLE. ls clieap - at the Northwestern depot, handles all kinds of. hard and soft coal at prices that areas cljeap as anybody's. Also dealer In Grain, Feed, At the Northwestern elevator. Orders for opal and feed can be left at Walker Bros.' All goods delivered. Come and see me, Sheriff Samson had an experience in St. Louis last week which has given him an unfortunate and undeserved notoriety. He went south Monday to arrest one Lester Stevens, indicted by the last grand jury for seduction. Stevens rode at the races at Bancroft last summer, worked for Geo. Holloway and S. Higley, and is well known up north. Mr. Samson got his requisition papers at Des Moines and sent them on to Jefferson City, Mo., to be honored by the governor there and then forwarded to St. Louis, where he went direct and had Stevens held. Stevens agreed to come without papers, but the sheriff there advised Mr. Samson to wait for his papers, as some of Stevens' friends might get out papers for him on the way homo and get him away. Accordingly Stevens was left in the city jail until the time cavne to start north. Before the hour set Mr. Samson decided to take a later train and went to the police headquarters and notified the policeman who seemed to be in charge. The man's dignity was offended in some way and he replied that he didn't need any sheriff from Iowa to come and tell him his duty. Sheriff Samson responded that he hadn't come to tell him his duty, but that he could give him points on courtesy. The words worn no sooner out than the man with a star started for him with his fists up. At that our sheriff decided to take care of himself and he met his assailant with a good, square rap in the face. The other policemen standing near jumped in then and shoved Mr. Samson in a cell, where he was kept fifteen minutes.- When he was let out the policemen had let Stevens go. Further investigation showed that the policemen the day before had taken Stevens to the race track, where he had made arrangements for shipping his horse, and that they had also assisted him in getting some money orders cashed. The impression is that Ste venshada stand-in with some of the force, and that if there was any loophole they would be glad to let him go The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gavl a very sensational report of the affair, charging that Sheriff Samson was drunk. Reports were also sent to the Chicago dailies and have attained a wide circulation. As a matter of fact he has not touched liquor at all for over a year, and did not touch it at St. Louis Mr. Samson has retained Clarke & Cohenpur and steps are being taken to investigate the whole affair fully. DEPUTY SHERIFF'S STATEMENT. Immediately upon the publication of this story in the St. Louis paper Sheriff Samson secured a statement of the facts M. P, r i nX > py • l ; - *fe •, ,,*" i a. v. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors tp Jones $ Smith,] t Abstracts, .Real Estate,-^^ Collections, ALGPNA, IOWA. 0JB, PRESTON from the deputy sheriff with acted. It is as follows: whom he STATE op MISSOUHI, city of St Louis John P. Mielert, being duly swon5 loa- jail — —, and makes this affldavitin order to correct certain statements made in a •"-- '""of St. Louis. >,-•--_— -— *••»"— day of Janua- .. 0. Samson, sheriff of " county, Iowa, called at the sberuTs Sk Louis to.see about getting one Lester K' »^k^$$ *^$^ttS%&%$^ papers, the papers not having wrived at that ffleS^^lO^onle^Kt 4 eVc^ck and get him and take him down to the' hotel for supper; that in the aftemoou of said day be went down into the ehertfl's office again, and the matter was discussed by those present and the conclusion reached thai Swsoa had best not start with the prisoner until ^" ™ pers arrived i thatthe.papejS would i be iu that evening; an ^ Samson was arrangements would be wade at the i. so he could get his mail that eyenl»gl Yr th»t IfSfGhfeOT 6 ?,^ &$ fhfy teleplwe w *° J8 e ..£M« that M bftd concluded not to go UQtu t&e papers came; *^ a *- *v.a~n«««~ T a-5- aon w"' ---"•• *E**-. ' Seyj went ov wiksreaay; that he requestea P£°a&<W w tfee chief, which W S^-^mffigl" 8 ** 11 ' wm$& There are 660 pupils in the Algona schools. Ben, Smith is building a handsome new home at Gerraanfa. E.*E. dliver is making a newsy paper of the Germania Standard, Peter Hegarty's family rejoices over the arrival of the 13th little one. Court meets Friday.. Judge Quarton came home from Pocahontas Saturday. There will he no meeting of Prudence lodge on Thursday evening, as announced. Tbe teachers meet at Germania Saturday, In two weeks they meet at Swea City. The ground has quite a coating of snow, and Monday night the mercury got below zero again a little. Whittemore had a masquerade last Thursday evening with 120 maskers, That is like old'times in Algona. The Algona teachers, now that they are divided in two buildings, will hold meetings every two weeks to discuss methods, etc. Friday evening the Christian Endeavor society of the Presbyterian church will give a social at the Grange hall. All invited. The high school pupils and teachers came in a body for the editorial meeting in the opera house. They enjoyed Dr. Gates' address. D. A. .Kent, who is conducting the farmers' institute, was elected secretary of the Iowa Producers' association at Des Moines last week. The Algona Harp orchestra played at Livermore for .the Catholic home dramatic entertainment. The society made over $100 in the two nights. The club dance at Hobart last Friday evening was attended by 34 couples. Hobart has as stylish dances as are played for by the Algona orchestra. Hennesy, who was in jail from Wesley for pummelling A. J. Sprague, is in again to wait till court meets in March for threatening to pummel him again, Lem Stockwell gives us notice that the arrangements for the North .Iowa Veteran association meeting at Clear Lake are completed. It will be held June 15-17 next. Walter Tellier is out on crutches these days. While wrestling some weeks ago he had a bone in his leg broken, and is having a slow time waiting for it to mend. Milton Starr, who was chairman of the committee of arrangements for the editorial meeting, is entitled to much credit for its success. He did lots of work, the bulk of it, in fact. Dr. Peters was down from Burt last week to see Mrs. Craig Calkins, who is now out of danger after a terrible struggle from which it was thought she could not possibly recover. Next Sunday Rev. Dr. Jackson will exchange with Rev. Miller. There will be a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 11 o'clock. Evening service at 7:30 p. m. All are cordially invited. Addison Fisher says his dog has been gone some ten days. But he don't think the recent legal discussion has had anything to do with the disappearance. He says the dog wasn't worth stealing. Motion will be made Friday for new trial in the Plumley—Nicoujin case. This is the case decided a few weeks ago, when the work done on the Nicoulin house by S. I, Plumley was in controversy. The end of the Hamby dog case is not yet, The Browns have brought action of replevin to secure possession of the canine in controversy, It will be resisted and Hamby will attempt to prove that it is after all his dog, The Des Moines Capital says: Thomas W. Keene has played "Richard III" 2,806 times. This means that every night, including Sunday, of over R1V VOftrft f\t A/Tl» Tfaona'a U Pn linn T six years of Mr, Keene's devoted to this role, life has been The banquet and installation eroises of the Knights of Pythias Wednesday evening, was one of events of the season, The boys ex- last the are taking in new members by tlie score and the lodge is one of the best in northern Iowa, The Des Moines Capital says; »'Sen' atop Funk sa'ys he Jjftd a mighty good time at the meeting of the Upper Des Moines Editorial association at Algona, He is especially loud in his praise of the work <Jone by the business men of Algona in spreading their banquet," There will be a, regular meeting of the Woman's Library Ai«J society on Friday evening, Jan, gS, with the tol» Ipwing program: Loch Katrine, TJ-Q* gaobs, Sterling Castle, paper by Mrs, Q, UutQljJnsj lady of fee kake, ^ Qb Boy paper by M £B Henrietta 'hu the Mlqwlng King, presjaents * W. "' • thrown, Judge Quarton will always do his full share to entertain afid drive dull care away. Matt Grief is still reporting for Judge Quarton and he is making friends every day. The ticket sale for Keene begins next Monday mornltip at Ehlers & Falken- hainer's at 10 o'clock sharp. At 8 o'clock sharp those desiring to can register their names abd get the tickets In their order when the sale opens. Prices from $1.2§ in dress circle down. Remember these hours and the day of sale. Rev, Landis will find himself in demand as toast-master all over northern Iowa. The Webster City Tribune says: "They have a Baptist minister up there who is the best and jolliest toast-master that ever stood at a table, but Geo. Roberts and some of the boys were enough for him in their responses." The oil heater under the big coffee urn at the Gilt Edge cafe exploded yesterday morning at 4 o'clock, doing considerable damage. But for the presence of the restaurant night keeper the building would have been burned. A partition was knocked out, the room well sooted up and the coffee urn demolished. A curious reminder of old times is the certificate of membership of the late J. K. Fill in Willian Tell lodge of Baltimore, No. 4. It is dated April 4, 1843, and is 54 years old. Mr. Fill carefully preserved it, and it is doubtful now if an older certificate of membership could be found in the entire order of Odd Fellows. The new school building was occupied Monday by 116 pupils, three rooms Doing opened. Miss Mclntyre, sister of Miss Edna-Mclntyre the milliner, is .n charge of one, as Grace Gilchrist could not accept the position. This uts the average in the high school )uilding down to 44 to the room, which "s still a big allowance. THE UPPER DES MOINES office is now decorated with a pair of shears that will take a column at a clip. M. Doxsee brought them over after using them for hia display in honor of he editors. Of all his window designs, lis" Country Press" seems to us to lave the most sentiment associated v'lth it. Long may the "press" lourish. Bad proof reading is responsible for he mixing of the Woodmen and Workmen in an item in our last issue. Ref- rence was made to memorial services or Upehurch, who was founder f the ancient order of United Workmen. With the Redmen, Woodmen nd Workmen all booming in Algona it s a puzzle sometimes to know which is vhich. The W. C. T. U. of Algona has peti- loned congress to pass three bills: 'he "Philips" bill, the "Broderick" ill, and the "Gillett-Pratt Anti-Gam)ling" bill. J. P. Dolliver replies that he has presented the petition to the house. Representative Maynehas also been asked to use his influence against the "manufacturers'"bill. -Heanswers that he will do so. » The Decorah Republican reprinted THE UPPER DES MOINES' article on the Winnebago .Indians, and an old settlar writes to that paper to correct one statement. It is about the exact location of the two saloons " Sodom" and "Gomorrah," and is comparatively unimportant. Another writer in the Postville Review corrects the first writer on one point, and quite a discussion of early history is going on. A curious law question will be debated Friday. C. M. Doxsee and F. S. Norton have mechanics' liens for the lumber and hardware in the little building C. L. Lund put on his farm last. The building stands on a quarter that did not sell for more tban it was mortgaged for. They want their lien to extend to all the farm so that the money paid for other quarters can be applied to their claim. . It will be resisted. The question is how much land does a mechanic's lien cover. The Bancroft Register tells about the lady .stage driver on the Seneca mail route. Op her regular trip she was met by a runaway horse. The horse she was driving took fright and whirled, throwing her out head foremost, her feet caught in the blankets and she was dragged some distance over the rough road, The rear wheel of the buggy passed over her body, and she was otherwise bruised about the head, hands, and arms. Dr, Walters was called but found no serious in juries. The Des Moines Saturday Review has a note of interest about " Shore Acres," the play to be given in Algona in March: "James 'A.. Herne originally produced 'Shore Acres' at MeVicar's theater in Chicago on Monday, May 28, 1892, • Its fifth birthday will be celebrated in the same city and the event is to be made memorable in the theatrical annals of that city, 'Shore Acres' continues one of the most successful plays now before the public, and Mr, Herne has gained! a fortune with it." Although the opera house company guarantee the Keene-Hanfprd company $75 more than they did Whiteside and more than any previous entertainment that has been in Algona they put the seats at the same prices ohargedbefore. In no city could the people hear this company for less than from $1,50 down. WlUteside objected to playing in Algona at less than $1.60, These high class entertainments are brought bere and made cheaper than our people pay for them after being to the expense O f traveling to a city to see them, It is the unanimous verdict that the banquet last Friday evening at the opurt house cpuld not weU be improved upon. The visitors were very h in their praise, The ladies of Congregational church had it in charge, and we learn made about $75, "^ materials having been largely Mrs, J. W, Tennant " The Broken Lots and odd pairs of SHOES must go to toak<3 room foi* oiif stock of spring goods that will soon begin to arrive. We field the room. You heed the shoes. We Heed the indneyi You ' have it. Bfiug it to us and exchange it for FOOTW1 See our bargains. We* will save you CASH ONLY, so don't ask for credit, repairing. money, We sell FOR & Alfred, BOSTON BLOCK, ALGONA, FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, *BO,OOO. . Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tiekntn from the old countries sold at lowest rates. . * \VM. H. INGHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS H.. SMITH. Castlol Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Ohrlschilles, Lewis H W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne, > First National Bank of Algona. UAP1TAL .............................. 850,000 AMBROSE A. CALL ................ President I WM. K. FERGUSON .......... , ..... D. H. HUTOHINS .............. Vice President I C. D. SMITH ........ ... ......... Asst. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing 'first-class suMirtf. Special attention given to collections. . ""^unty, i Algona State Bank. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Ohubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, • Fred. M. Miller. • • Myron Sohenck, Tfios. P. Coolte. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Ba PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT {3£~Interest paid on time deposits! v Q-EO. O. Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortg mortgages, and good collaterals. Notes; ages, second >ought. ALCtONA, IOWA. The Algona Deposit & Loan Assn. -m G-UARANTEE Call at offices for particulars. 8 Offices over Algona State Bank ' PER GENT, interest oasr NSURANGE. AlsoTJand, Loan and Collection Busmess.- Offlce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Eapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Boekford of Bockford, Lloyd's .Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. century, no one can doubt the pre-eminent eloquence of the orator of the existing occasion. Gunsaulus is a full- blooded Spaniard, born in this country. The opulent blood of the southern climes tempered in the bracing atmosphere of our northern zone fills him with a rich and exhuberant enthusiasm under control of-a cool and calculating judgment. Savonarola is still a problem and there are two sides to his story. Gunsaulus is all right. Bring In Your Horses. Mr. Spratt will be at C. J. Brown's livery barn Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1597, to receive the horses he has bought and to buy lots more if the people wish to sell. He is a clipper to buy—bought only_ 122 last week. He thinks some of coming here every month. It would be a good thing for Algona and the farmers around here. He bought 15 in Algona last Thursday and 28 in Emmetsburg the next day, FOB anything in the line of general merchandise see Thorn & Jones at Ho bart before you buy. One Hundred Dollars Is offered to any person who can duplicate the •• v CIGAR FOR S CENTS. SGHU & WATERHOUSE, W. WHITHAM © will establish the DR, L. A. Drugs and Medicines. purposes only, Bootee asa-d. St«,tlorLoyy. SHELLY & PETTIBONE, Head Stones, Monuments, ee us before you contract. GET WATiR OR NO PAY. The undersigned has a complete Steam Cable Well Prilling Outfit, in Algona. Hide and Fur Business Will also buy rubber and cocner. *° .wy sales on 2hort %$$» ' one of the best uaranteed. .W. WHIT ff AM, #1 ";J I Legal Blanks Real Estate Mortgages, Warranty Peeds, Quit Claim Peeds, Leases, Cash, op Share Bent, • Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Grass Leases, Notes, j '1 Upper Dga Mol MIWS PRINTING HOUSE,

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