The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 10, 1897 · Page 8
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THE WPEK DES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MSgtTAKY I0._lgg7. n P, ah older one. One two-gallon pail of .syrup —25 CENTS. Not for one day only, but every day until all is sold, First come first served, Do not Forget That I handle the finest line of coffee in Algona, at prices ranging from 15 cents to 40 cents per pound. James Patterson. a oer . Tribune announced that the marriage had already taken place, Which is quite a joke on them as they were keeping everything very secret. fiuffalo township observes Washington's birthday at Center school .house. The eight schools of the township all are to meet together. The prizes for the big masquerade next week Thursday evening are on exhibition in Miss Dodd's show case. They are worth winning. The James Heclley lecture comes have best No. that we always have on hand all kinds of grain and ground feed, bran, shorts, and oil meal at reasonable prices; also of all kinds and grades. Goods delivered to any part of the city. EL. C. & N. W. Elevator. Special Days RAILWAY TIME CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. TAUL. LOCAI/ TRAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at 8:55 a m No. 0 departs at 4:01 p m Freights that carry passengers- No. 03 departs at 12:05 am No. 71 departs at 0:33pm No. 05 departs at. 8 ISO p in TRAINS BAST. No. 8 departs at 10;37 am No. 4 departs at 0:33 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 70 departs at 8:20pm No. 04 departs at 2:05 p m R. F. HEDMOK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. North- Mixed South- Freight 7:10 am — - uiQMU I > • I » • . | . J. Vf U, U.I Pass 8:0-1 am Mixed .l:12pm — -.»».U!.* t • • , ttl(J.IJ.UIJ iil Mixed 8:00pm 7:10 a m Freight 11:25 am Pass 2:40 p in .Mixed 10:47p in F. H. VESPEII, Agent, THE LOCAL FIELD. AT. Court meets again March 29. There is considerable sickness. No one suggests another ring wolf hunt. Ten couples were married in January. Geo. E. Clarke is in Humboldt trying a will case. Alex. Wilson was down from Buffalo Center last week. Mrs. Amasa H, Paine is quite sick, threatened with pleurisy, Hobart had a big and successful masquerade Friday evening. Shore Acres will be the best thing ever put on the stage in Algona. The graduating class at the high school has 15 members, six boys. A marriage license has been issued to Joseph Foley and Catherine Mosback. Miss Lena Ward and Alonzo Board- lasTweek man ' ied in Buffal ° township public library has circulated i past year as Baptist Ladies, Thursday, FEB.... 4 M. E. Ladies, Monday, FEE... 8 Swedish Ladies, Monday, FEB.., 15 King's Daughters, Monday, FEB... 22 Cong'l Ladies, Thursday, FEE...25 Episcopal Church, Monday,. MARCH i Presbyterian dwell, Monday, MARCH 8 Jas. Taylor. receipts for the Keene GET WATER OR NO PAY, The undersigned has a complete Steam Cable Well Drilling Outfit, a»a BoJlcitB toe making of fteep or Bhallpw well? pn-tbe teme above statea. 0, R. O Y6AR8' ^v^^S , W-i The weather has been genial for a week. The only complaint is it is not cold enough to be enjoyable. It is doubtful if the old settlers can get the old Maxwell cabin. Mr. Frye says he cannot let it go now. Some of our Algona rifle shots went over to visit the wolves at Charley Kuhn's, but Brer Wolf was absent. Thos. Gilbride was not expected to live Monday. His trouble is stone in the bladder and he has been very low. _ County politics for next fall is already m the air. We hear various rumors. Politics is a great recreation these dull times. Rev, W. M. Evans, of Estherville, Iowa, is preaching to full houses in the Presbyterian church each evening this week, • Burt was a liberal patron of Keene. Burt has done a great deal to make expensive plays possible in the opera bouse, r Miss Clemmer, sister of Mrs. Horau. i8.qu.tte Biok with an attack of appendicitis, An operation ma'y be necessary. • i • A second son at Dr, Rist's dates from Monday noon. All are doing well and the doctor is prepared to join Judge Quarton in a duet, - 6 Peach Cowan is home frpm Ruthven, where he built a school house and big bank building the past season. He came Wednesday. Mrs. I. M, Finnel's sieter is to be married at Corwith Sunday, This is not the sister who was to Algona, but Awarded "Highest Hoiwr^WorW's Fair, PR, next, March 10. Those who heard Etedloy say he will be the feature of the lecture course. The total school enrollment in Algona is 033, 43 more than last year at this time. At this rate the now school building will soon be overflowing. A male quartette at D. T. Smith's express office sang in the gramophone Monday. If the machine was all right it has a good song in its repertory. Tho audience Saturday evening applauded the orchestra, and the members of the company complimented it. It Was a splendid musical organization. The city election comes in less tlian three weeks. Several arc named for mayor and several for assessor. The caucuses will doubtless be called soon, E. Wright was over from Spencer and attended the W. W. Jones' sale Monday. Ho says ho was willing to pay two prices but all the stock brought three. I. Frye loaded two cars Monday and got started for Missouri yesterday. He has rented his farm to a son-in-law of A. D. Barker, who comes from Elmore. Rev. H. J. Frothingham comes from Chicago Saturday and will occupy the Presbyterian pulpit Sabbath morning and evening, He will also preach each evening of next week. Mayor Boyle, it seems, was more seriously injured than he thought in his smash-up while going to West Bend. He is getting up, however, without long confinement. Tho six Presbyterian pastors of this county met Monday and organized a county association. Next meeting will be in Burt, subject: "Revivals—The advantage of and the dangers of." A superintendents' and principals' round table meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at Emmetsburg. A fine program has been prepared. Prof. Carroll has a part on the program. Guy L. Taylor went to Clear Lake yesterday to visit a few days with Charley Grimm and try his new gun. Grimm was in Algona last week on his way home from San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. H. E. Stacy has contributed some items from Father Taylor's diary of 30 years ago, which will appear'in due season. It is interesting now to read the notes he made of the doings then. The Keene-Hanford company came on a special from Eagle Grove, and were taken after the play was over by the night train north', going right through to St. Paul, where they play a week. 'Squire Raymond was in Germania and Ledyard Monday and yesterday prosecuting for stealing wheat aud for for selling mortgaged property. The county attorney ia earning his foil salary this year. The second dog case was heard at Wesley last week. Lichteig and his son both swore they did not take Mrs. Rilev's doff and shn RWDPA t.how AIA Riley's dog and she swore they As it was two to one the justice missed the defendants. dis- Attorney Morling was here last week and part of this taking depositions in a case which involves the title of the lots the Wigwam and E. J. Gllmore's store are on. • Clarke & Cobenour are attorneys for the defense. There is very little discussion of the proposed library tax. The present law allows a two mill levy, but the library advocates ask only one mill. The "people will apparently vote on the proposal without much agitation. Mrs. A, L. Peterson hears good news from her husband. His entire recovery is believed to be but a matter of a few months, Her brother is with her to remain and she will keep the gallery open and attend to all business that comes. A good audience last evening enjoyed the graphophone entertainment given by the King's Daughters. Will. Hunt is an expert with the machine. D T Smith sang in it and G, L. Williams whistled, and it reproduced both distinctly. There was a big audience out Friday evening at Burt to hear S, D. Drake on the railway question, Senator Chubb went from Algona. They say S. D made a good speech and was not too radical. He should deliver it in Algona and let us all hear it, The first of the final school examinations at the public schools has been held and in every department the scholarship averages nearly five per cent, above previous records. The second examination is the one on which promotions are inade for next year, While in Des Moines at the supervisor' meeting John G. Smith learned that all the counties that have adopted the email district plan of doctoring the o h it, He j n Kosby the Folowayand O. Phillips, are in durance vile for stealing 23 sacks of wheat from Harvey Larson, who lives north of Swea City. They were caught at Buffalo Center, but had left the wheat near Ledyard. They will come before the grand jury next month. Speaking of old times Mrs. A. L. Seeley hns hunted out the diaries in which her late husband kept a record of the years 1855-6-7. They had been left with other old relics and the mice hnd made a nest in the very heart of the books for 1855-7. The book for 1856 is preserved and is very interest 4 ing. A few days after John G. Smith was appointed administrator of the estate of Alex. Patterson a bill came from an insurance company for S3.10 on ati assessment. Mr. Smith, on his own responsibility, sent in the money. It now turns out that his action saves the children the insurance; a matter of to them, D. H. Hutchins sold his farm in Union township last week to A. D. Clarke of Cresco. Mr. Clarke sold his farm some months ago and since then has looked about in Minnesota, Missouri, Dakota, etc. Ho came to the conclusion that Kossuth was the best after all and so is settled again. He gets a good farm. Frank Nicoulin is planning to do the most extensive wholesale Inisiness in buggies arid carriages the coming season that he has ever done. Algona will be his headquarters and ho will cover all the surrounding territory. He is getting out a big lot of circulars and advertising matter now and will soon be in the field. Gllmore's delivery wagon went sailing up State street Saturday on a run just as Mrs. D. Rice was coming into town with a high spirited team. The runaway sleigh swung so as to knock one of her horses legs out from under it and for a moment a general smashup seemed imminent. Fortunately the Horse got up uninjured and. was held. It was a close call. The Courier comments on the decline of the butter business. J. J. Ryan says that if farmers can be guaranteed a shilling a pound the year round they can get rich, and every creamery report yet published shows an average of 15 cents for last year. The Courier is hard up for a calamity when it cites the butter business. If everything were in as good shape as that that is all most people would ask for Case Wiltse has been renting a farm of F. H. Vesper north of Bancroft. Last week ho left taking par-t of Mr. Vesper's property and later the house was burned down. He and a friend named Miller assaulted Mr. Hill, who was left in charge. It is a mixed up affair which will doubtless occupy the attention of the grand jury. Mr. Vesper does not know whether he will get his insurance or not, as Wiltse had got his belongings out of the house before it was burned. Preparations are under way for the annual bean supper. It will be given a week from next Monday evening at the courthouse and Gen. Given, state commander, will be present. It is expected that he and Rev. Landis will deliver addresses, that a lady speaker will be secured and that Miss Hancock will give a reading. Music and the feast will fill out an unusually good program. Dr. SheetK, E. Tellier, and Dr. McCoy have the program in charge and it will be announced in full next week. AMONG THE ADVERTISERS. Grove for groceries Look out for bargains at the Farmers' Exchange. James Patterson is makinga specialty of syrup this week. of grass W. H. Ingham has a list lands for rent in this issue. have made "asuccess of —ir- 8 $ e »°Won of the board suth will be favorably receive! doctors, Sheiaon sent }6 people for Keene. Spencer, Emtnetspurg, EsthervilJe and rely represented from out- A*iI~I_ T " T "" "*-''*"*• *v * ** v?ft$ f^ w*i» nouso All b«ta half a doaen Q t the 473 chairs Jn the opera house were taken »™ number were Jn, the gallery Nothjng has been seen ef the $45 |ak. RS«»*^* Frank Ringsdorf of Buffalo went to Chicago with a load of stock last week. Two more church societies have sale days at Jas. Taylor's store, announced this week. At Langdon & Hudson's special sale fine table peaches go cheap Friday and Saturday. Durdall opens the spring season with some fancy shirts that are beauties. They are cheap also. Wesley Reporter: Dr. Rist was down from Algona Tuesday to perform some dental work for Mrs. Barrett. Corn is stiffening up a little in the markets but still brings only eight cents. Other prices are unchanged. Miss Mame Spencer's handsome decorated china has attracted attention in the opera house block the past week, Jas. A. Orr is painting the county treasurer's office and is going to lighten up the halls and the recorder's office. A Michigan man is negotiating with Mrs. Butler for the purchase of the Wilson mill in Algona. It is a fine property. Raw prairie has sold the past week or two In Kossuth at $30 an acre. Up in Seneca a section -has changed hands at from $27 up, A Burt buyer paid ft a hundred for fat cattle, and ~" J ' • BARGAINS are looking for these days. IN are prepared to offer bargains. SHOES but are just as good to wear and ate Come and see thetn, Browtiell & Allred, BOSTON BLOCK, ALGONA, FINANCIAL. _ _ _ Kossuth County State Bank, ssso,ooo. --i-.., lo Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets t 5 from the old countries sold at lowest rates. ^"OBU, B O uoitew tod WM. H. INGHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS H. SMITH J " B " Jones ' T ' Ohrteohllles, Lewis H. ^ First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL $50,000 AMBROSE A. GALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON D. H. HUTCHINS Vice President I 0. D. SMITH......" ......... ^tes to parties furnishing flrst-class seourlj Algona State Bank. Officer f and'Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenclt, Thos. P. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULl.\ {&~Interest paid on time deposits. GKEO. C. Six per cent Interest on Time Depositsj for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, se mortgages,, and good collaterals. Notes bought. second ALGONA, IOWA. The Algona Deposit & Loan Assn. w m G-UARANTEE Call at offices for particulars. 8 Offices over Algona State Bartf PER GENT, interest O3ST TIMS SBFOS3 URANCE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Offlce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Bocktord of Eockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York. United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. G-rass Leases. Sealed bids for the grass of 1807 will be received up to April 1, 1897, on the following described list of lands. No bids for less than entire tract as described will be considered, as each bid must cover one description of land All rents must be paid on delivery of the lease: Sec. Tp. R Southeast quarter of 3 81' Southwest quarter "of "1.".'"!!! 3 North half southeast quarter of 7 '•W.I.VU AALVAt. UVX14 l<UU<*»i; 1£U,C»1 YOi \Ji f Northwest quarter of 8 Northwest quarter of 9 East half southeast quarter of..10 Southwest quarter ot the southeast quarter of 10 Northeast quarter of 17 Northwest quarter of .17 North half southwest quarter of 17 Southeast quarter of 18 Northeast quarter of. 19 Northwest quarter of 19 Southwest quarter of 19 Northwest quarter of , 34 Southwest quarter of 34 Northwest quarter of 9 Northwest quarter of ,., 10 Southeast quarter of 14 East half southwest quarter of.14 All bids should be marked " Grass Bids" and sent to WM. H. INGHAM, 47t8 ALGONA, IOWA, (57 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 07 97 97 07 95 94 100 100 87 27 27 27 37 27 27 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 One Hundred Dollars- Is offered to any person who can duplicate the CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHU & WATERHOUSE, Legal Blanks M. P. HAGGARD, 6, F. PEEK . ... _„.„„„„ six cars last week. Cattle at W are worthy of the Courier's special attention. Des Molnes Saturday Review; Mr. T. Hurley went to Algona on Tuesday, where he has business which will detain him for an indefinite time. ' Moines with costumes ranging all the way from 75 cents to eg, Art. Alien ia taking orders p41Hs rumored that a lot of handsome outfits are engaged Alretfy, The W, W. Jones sale Monday Jrowfc* o«» * big crowd 'ana it tumblei ov^r Usejf to get the stool?, Cows averaged $35 ea<|, and Wit § very ffi eli« ' Jn proportion, It was a big sale * Prlce8< w> Wh * a * 55 Si Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.] Abstracts, Real Estate, AN £^ Collections, ALGONA, IOWA, SHELLY & PETTIBQNE, Head Stones, Monuments,, MARB|43 "i ' ^"See MB before you contract. Winded. Jp officer 1 P to 00, Wqr are toft cheap. M4g!&, W, WHITHAM will establish th.e Hide and Fur Business Real Estate Mortgages, Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Bent, Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, Notes, A full stock of these are kept consta &®S^$«**»&' *« The Upper Des Moines NEWS BOOK, AND JOB PRINTING HOUSE, IOWA, on well

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