The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1897 · Page 8
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APPLES THE WPEtt DES MOINE8: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, gBBBPABY 8, 189?. APPLES Great reduction in price of apples 5 DAYS Just think of it; York ippte a u per bbl. It will pay every farmer for 20 miles around to come and get a barrel while they last. Cowles Block, J cllilCS 1 311618011. Satisfactory Results ill i The best remedy for chapped hands, lips, and after shaving. Put up and for sale at the E. & F. DRUG Price 25 c. Call and get FREE SAMPLE. Ehlers & Falkenhainer, Successors to F. W. Dingley. DEUTSCHE APOTHEKER Don't Forget that we always have on hand all kinds of grain and ground feed, bran, shorts, and oil meal at reasonable prices; also Special Days GOAL of all kinds and grades. Goods delivered to any part of the city. EL C. & N, W, Elevator. M. p, HAG GAUD. C. F. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith,] Abstracts, Real Estate,-^5£^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA, AT. DR, PRESTON, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat , Operation 'treated., pertorniea. Plseases iw^s fltfcOV YEARS' Baptist Ladies, Thursday, FEB., M. E, Ladies, Monday, FEB , Swedish Ladies, Monday, FEB. King's Daughters, Monday, FEB, Cong'l Ladies, Thursday, FEB . .22 . 25 Jas. Taylor. A, mw>n, Drugs and Medicines; purppses only, . -wa- •- „ t > •JUKfr ET WATER Qfi NO PAY, Pine W}4er?lffW94 feas ft cppipjete Steam Cable Well Drilling Outfit, T , . 1 " , * RAILWAY TIMS CARDS. CMICAOO, MttWAtJkSE A ST. PAUt. LOCAi tRAifrfl WSSt. • • * . . Nis.l departs at ....... . .............. 8:66ftia No. 9 departs at ...................... 4:01 pm Freights that carry passengers— . . No. S3 departs at...... .............. iS^g 6 * 0 No. 71 depart* at .................... 8:33pm No. 85 departs at ..................... 8:20pm TRAINS BAST. No.S departs at .......... ; ........... 10:37am No. 4 departs at ................. ..... 8:33 pin Freights that carry passengers— No. 7ff departs at .................... 8:20pm No. 94 departs at ..................... 2:05pm R. F. HBDBICK, Agent, CHICAGO A NORTHWESTERN* South- Freight ....... 7:10 a m Pass ........... 8:04 am Mixed ........ l:12pm Mixed ........ 8 :00 p m North- Mixed 7:10 a m Freight.....11:26 a in Pass 2:49p m Mixed 10:47 pm H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD, W. K, Ferguson Is talked of as Algona's next mayor. Armstrong sends a delegation of 12 for Keene. They are going to drive down. Wra. Cleary says he will be a candidate for assessor at the coming city election. The cold snap is off again. The snow has been thawing nearly every day this week. The teachers meet at Swea City Saturday. In two weeks, Feb. 20, they meet at Ledyard. The firemen are planning for a big time at the masquerade Feb. 18. Keep the date in mind. Jas. Taylor has seen "Shore Acres." He says it will be the best thing ever brought to Algona. The annual meeting ot the Algona Cemetery association will be held next week Saturday, Feb. 13. The Y. P. S. C. E, is making plans for an entertainment to be given on Friday evening, March 6. The regular meeting of Algona Be- bekah lodge, No. 365, will be held Friday, Feb. 12, at the hall. Marriage licenses have been issued to A. A. Boar'dman and Lenna Ward, John Hoeck and Amelia Gehitz. Judge Holmes has decided in the Des Moines courts that cities are not liable to pay the one-mill county road tax. This decision is of local importance. Subjects at the Episcopal church: "Are the Gospels Forged?" and "Faith Versus Opinion." Service- at the Fraser school house at 3 p, m. All are invited. , The. school board met Monday evening. E. V. Sweeting and E. J. Gilmore were appointed a committee to report on J. M. Cowan's claim for extras on the new school house. The county board have adopted a resolution asking Representative Mayne to get a law if possible to permit them to lay roads on all section lines, where practicable, without any penalty. Rev. Wm. M. Evans, pastor of the Presbyterian church of Estherville, will preach at 7:30 o'clock each evening of next week, beginning Tuesday evening, in the Presbyterian church. Ambrose A. Call is planning to put a steam launch on the bayou adjoining his rice farm in Louisiana. ' From there he connects with the gulf and can run to Galveston, New Orleans, etc. The school house in the Mann district, Irvington, burned at 3 o'clock last Thursday morning. The loss was $700; with insurance, $300. A. L. Belton saw the fire from his place, 1-j miles. Charley Kuhn reports a half dozen wolves across the river. Three big ones have been almost within shotgun range of his house several times. Some of our rifle experts ought to attend to this. John D. Caughlin has bought the Lamson house north of Thos. Henderson's. Mr. Caughlin has been living in Algona a year and thus becomes more permanently located. He gets a good home cheap. Perry Burlingame bought 72 steers of Chubb Bros, to get rid of his soft corn that came up where the hail hit him, He says he has put 200 pounds on each steer already, and calculates he is getting good pay. A communication from Senator Chubb comes in too late for this issue. It is in reference to his paper read before the farmers' institute, which was editorially referred to last week, and will be given next week, Geo. Lister has sold his 80-aore farm near Sexton and has bought a quarter near Canby, Minn. He will move in a month or so, Kossuth is sorry to lose good citizens like Mr. Lister, Ganby gains a number one farmer, The opera house is going to be crowded Saturday evening for Keene. It will be a great house and a great Play, Keene is in Kansas City, Omaha, SIo , ux Cl ty' A1 §w» l and St. Paul, }n order, Algona is in a fast class. Rufus Marlowe an4 Maggie Hutoht- sons came, from Burt last Wednesday and were married by Rev. Southwell at the parsonage, They belong to well known families near Burt an«3 will have the best wishes of many " ' "' The following program will be given at the Women's Lib W y Aid 'society Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock; Edin> burg, paper, by Mre. Nellie F, Cooke: Thomas Carlyle, paper, by Mrs, O. A,' Ingham. Quotations from Horatius Tuesday eyeing Feb, 9, the graphs E h J»°^ n y w »l B\™ an ?n!er/aj£ for i !?"sj» tn,e ohflflren written a very pretty story for our readers, which is more truth than fiction. The main incidents referred to in "These My Children" actually occurred in northern Iowa Within a few years. MartCoonafi tells the EWmetsburg Democrat that he will save half his hogs. He believes in Mr. Baumgarfc- tier's treatment, but says his hogs were very sick when the latter took charge of them^ and the Weather has since been very unfavorable. First Church of Christ, Scientist, services every Sunday morning at 10:45, Odd Fellows* parlors. Subject next Sunday: "tJ»ity in Truth Ex' emplifled." Sunday school at noon. Also testimonial meetings on Friday afternoons, at 3 o'clock. All invited, C. A, Smith, Algona's last year's horseman, is referred to by the Blue Earth Post, which says he is one of the most successful horse trainers in Minnesota, and adds that he has bought a thoroughbred horse at St. Louis that is going to do great things this coming season. Mayor Haggard says someone's boy will get hurt coasting on the mill hill, and that someone should keep a lookout for his children. His attention was called to the matter by Mr. Sarchett, whose ponies got tangled up with a sled and its rider. The boy had a narrow escape. At Des Moines Saturday we made it a point to inquire about Representative Ma.yne, and without flattering him at all can truthfully report that no member of the present house is more highly regarded. He attends closely to his work, is level-headed, and reliable. Kossuth county is ably represented by him, The ladies of the Home Missionary society will give a reception at the residence of Gardner Cowles next Thursday evening, Feb. 4. This is the annual thanks offering meeting and all are cordially invited to attend. If you have not received one of the thanks offering envelopes you may leave your offering at the door. Rod Jain has a Swiss watch, which is 65 years old. It was brought to this country by his father, is hand made, and strikes the hour of the day whenever the stem is pushed. He got it from his mother, whom he visited last week in Illinois, and who is now 82 years old, but quite hearty. He values his new old timepiece as it deserves.. Geo. E. Hamilton saw "Shore Acres" at St. Louis last week, and wrote a note to Alex. White. He says: "I saw 'Shore Acres' played here last night at the Century opera house, the finest in the city. It was a splendid play and well put on. I think you are fortunate in securing them for Algona. The company is playing a week here and is well received." J. J. Ryan is a real farmer as well as a political adviser of farmers. He has a lot of eight cent corn on one of his places, and last week he went to Albert Lea and bought some cattle to feed. He happened to get his stock in the middle of the cold snap, and it was pretty rough handling them. But now he is filling them up on the cheapest fattener ever used in Iowa. An entertainment will be given in the Congregational church Friday evening, Feb. 12, on .the growth of the Christian Chinese in this country, A suit of clothes will be on exhibition, worn by Ah Sing of San Jacinto, Gal., who was brutally murdered by Chinese in that place because he had left the Confucian religion, A short sketch of his life will be giyen. Full program in next week's paper. Last Friday the teachers were paid their month's wages at the public school and Miss Campbell, not having her portmonie with her, took the $45 out and pinned it in her jacket pocket in the cloak room. She was not gone from it 10 minutes, but returned to find that it had been taken. No trace has yet been found of the thief. There is a suspicion that some boys in' school are getting into bad ways. The big fireman's masquerade ball comes two weeks from tomorrow. The first prize will be a lady's gold watch for the best character make up. The second prize is a solid silver cup for, the best character make up. The third prize is a box of bonton candy for the most comical make up. The fourth prize is a free dancing ticket for gent's most comical make up. This will be Algona's first big masquerade in some years, and the boys will spare no pains to have it right. The ownership of the famous yellow dog, whose existence is to be a very important matter to the courts, was settled an 'Squire Taylor's court last Thursday. Brown of Sexton brought a replevin action and Hamby of Wesley defended. Both swore to the ownership of the dog, and there must have been two dogs amazingly alike out east, for it was clearly a case of honest mistake on the part of some of the witnesses. A wart, mole, or bullet mark on the dog's shoulder settled the case, and Brown got the dog. Mayor Boyle of Whlttemore did not have such a pleasant time at the West Bend "Old T?nU, 0 » ™.,t,, „„ v" aia I? BARGAIN: That is what the people are looking for these days. IN the way of Footwear we are prepared to offer bargains. that may be a little out of style but are just as good to wear and are as nice as any of the new styles. Come and see them. repairing. Brownell & Alfred, BOSTON BLOCK, ALGONA. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, $50,000. --i-., Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold tlons made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tick from the old countries sold at lowest rates. 6 WUI WM. H. 1NUHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; fcEWIS H. SMITH ' J ' B " Jones ' T. Chrlschll.es, Lewis H. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL ............ . ................. 850,000 AMBROSE A. OALli ................ President I WM. K* FERGUSON fin.ii D. H. HUTCHINS .............. vice President I O;.D. SMITH " .." .::::::::::::A«rt,'e!S! PUUp Dorweller . F - *• ^sper, Ambrose* *°H*«htog first-class seou Algona State Bank. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Ohubb, Vice Prest., Tkos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Tnos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT TM1 ^"Interest paid on time deposits; • O-BO. CL Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits! for money left three montJis or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, secona mortgages, and good collaterals. 'Notes bought. ALGONA, IOWA. The Alfiona Deposit & Loan Assn. win GUARANTEE Call at offices for particulars. 8 Offices over Algona State Bank! PER GENT, interest O35T NSURANGE Also Land, Loan and Collection Buslness.- Offlce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids. Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, • Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Bookford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. & ' GEO. M. BAILEY. institution. Mr. Parsons considers Algona as a second home, having married Miss Mary Paine here. Mrs. Parsons did not come up with him but is in excellent health now at her Grinnel home. Mr. Parsons used a stereopticon to give some very interesting views of the college, its leading supporters, professors, graduates, etc. After the middle of the month he will devote considerable time to this work. THE UPPER DES MOINES has approached the county's Indian history about as 'the Dutchman did the wall he was going to jump over, when he ran three miles to get a start. But we have arrived and Mr. Call tells in this issue in an exceedingly entertaining way of his first meeting with a Kossuth county Sioux. He will later give a sketch of the disturbance at the Maxwell cabin when Inkpadutah came down in the summer of 1855, and has agreed also to write others of his personal reminiscences of early days Next week W. H. Ingham will tell of his trip with Umpashotab, Many friends of A. L. Peterson, the photographer, will regret to learn that it was necessary to take him to the asylum Monday. Some weeks ago he was insane but came out all right. But his trouble has been growing on him. Dr. Morse, who has attended him, says that there is some hidden brain trouble, probably hereditary, Mr. Peterson's father and Mrs, Peterson's father both were here Sunday. The insanity has been manifested in spells of absent mindedness, and great depression of spirits, He would get lost and wander about helpless }n his One Hundred Dollars—-— Is offered to any person who can duplicate the tsian's CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SOHU&WATERHOUSE, W. WHITHAM © will establish the Bend "Ol«J FoU|8 the .charity ball. trip would make party as he did at As we get it, his splendid article " A Chapter of Going over his outter.' hit a rook and was badly smashed, ana his .an,* JO J§ the to see the 88 lady was considerably bruised, He came back in a, borrowed outter and his high steppers brought this up against an obstruction and it was broken. He didn't arrive in Whittemore till near morning, and has oa? o V° a if nd aan ° e8 BOW when * e Surveyor Tellier has a' friend in Humboldt whose wife ia a mascot, He eignsa Treasurer Wncltey'g b<md ml when ehs founa it put she wouldn't let Wm stay in, the house till he went and THE best place in town to get canned goods is at Grove & Son's. Go TO Peter Johnson and Sampson 'Of. a number one job of horse shoeing Alt work warranted. Hide and Fur Business Vi-. ' «• «* W. WHITRAM, Legal Blanks COAL is cheap at Hobart. Thorn & Jones handle all kinds. pjORgreptiG&al ohjrph society ^$WJ$wf<aW A^P ?*a«» P towai ^mti&attto ct &> %ui§£ r am - B fc «yj«UJJW. , ney gtole. it j8 reporla that ! fo l n , fl QUt be wa 8,000 during his flrit ter n u n this aiS? short m gS|«-».« e «, .S &igi Jester OB i m l. * CjQ iC fl * hi $ **» I Real Estate Mortgages. Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Rent, Real Estate Contracts. BUI of Sale, ' Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction qf Mortgage. Grass Leases, & * Notes, The Upper Des Moinl & '-.'"''( *^ AMD JOB PRINTING HOU8I,

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