The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1897 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 17, 1897
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1' ^ '- *Y if"'*--' * ,/''• ' T -' _ '"'vH *''" -'^^ 'I & ,' '"'^f' ,' '/V 'V^'y4)V,£-f>'yrj./ ^^'-V-' ''..T^'^V^^^^^S BttB MOlNESi AMONA, IOWA, WEONE8DAY, MAR0H If, aft" ' ' -?;W& THE Seed Wheat IN, are prepared to furnish i 6f the Cits' Coutaeli- nendersort aftd Pftlne Cftst lota fer tfhird Ward Aldefinan, Velvet Chaff Blue Stem Wheat for seed, in such quantities as may be desired, See us before you buy, Lenette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate. SEMI-LOOALJNEWS NOTES. The Mason City Times-Herald says: •i James J, Ryan of Algona is a much talked of man for the democratic nomination for governor. If they put J. J. on the stump telling stories he can win hands down." The Fort Dodge Messenger adds a cruel reference to that Dubuque convention: "Fort Dodge friends would be pleased to see Jim's name at the head of the ticket. However they would advise him to do his sleeping before going to the conven- tion '' «.. + + Capt. W. E. G. Saunders of Emmetsburg is now sole owner of the Blairgowrie farm. Last week he bought the remaining 3,800 acres. Capt. Saun- derscame. to Etnmetshurg to manage the farm, and was so successful that on his marriage Mr. Adamson gave Mr. Saunders a section of land as a mark of his appreciation. He now sells the remaining sections to Mr. Saunders, who becomes one of the biggest land owners in Iowa. The best of it is he deserves his good fortune. -*- -i- -S- Mrs. Carrie Lane Chapman Gatt of New York, who is the national organizer of the woman suffragists, recently wrote to the Political Equality club of Waterloo that the national association had decided to .organize Iowa during the coming year. Prominent speakers will be sent out, who will stop two days in each county seat, holding meetings, discussing the suffrage question and finally organizing a local club. Fifty- nine counties will be thus covered during the spring and summer, and the remaining forty will be organized next fall. The work will begin in April and KosButh is on the list. -5- •*- ->- . The Hampton Recorder holds out a ray of hope for the library promoters: Webster City and Algona, both enterprising and go-ahead cities, voted down propositions for a library tax at their recent municipal elections. In Hampton the proposition was submitted at least half a dozen times and defeated before it finally carried, and now after our public library has been in .operation five, or six ; years it 'is the most popular institution in the city* and we doubt if 25 votes could be mustered 'to abolish it. •5- -P •*- : ' Palo Alto county is flattering itself on the strength of the following census figures; • Kossuth has 88 persons who can not read op write, Hancock has 71, Clay 50, Palo Alto 31, Emmet 23 and Dickinson 14. * -5- -r- Editor Jaqua of Humboldt went to the editorial meeting at Galveston, and while there was robbed of all his cash on hand. The president of the association, was robbed of a $24Q diamond pin, lost his shirt .studs and cuff buttons, Three other editors had'" the.ii' pockets Picked, ' ; -'""" ' : v -i- -T- •*- Mre, Victor B, Dplliver. died at her home in Minneapolis Monday. She was the wife of the brother of Con' gressman Dojliver, and eldest daughter of ex-Governor karrabee, Her dpath result of a four weeks' illness which began with an attack of the grip. Her marriage to Mr. Dolliver was celebrated in August last, after which they made an extended trip through the east, and settled in Minneapolis. Mrs. Dolliver was a woman of many accomplishments, whose death will be sincerely mourned. -I- -T- -T- Our old-time Kossuth citizen, J. L. Blunt, was elected school director at Ruthven. The Humboldt Republican has this item: A. E. Daugherty, the Livermore druggist, and who has been a regular visitor in Humboldt for years past, has disposed of his business up there and accepted a permanent position in the regular army. He has been holding position as first lieutenant in the military company at Algona. -T- •*- -t- Here is an item from Marshalltowri of local interest. The Times-Republican says: Cashier C. C. St. Clair of the City National bank has a bright little namesake now in the person of Master Charles C. St. Clair Watson of Union. Mr. and Mrs. Watson have issued cards with the date of birth, March 8, weight 12 pounds, and name. On the back of the card is this appropriate sentence: " 'Twas not his stature that made him great, but the greatness of his name." Mr. St. Clair has presented the youngster with a handsome silver spoon. -;- -T- •*At Whittemore one of those big lamps set fire to Sam Hutchison's meat market. The lamp fell to the floor and was kicked out, when it was discovered that it had been hanging so close to the ceiling that it had heated the hook in the joist above hot enough to fire the wood. The joist was on fire. The Champion suggests that other owners of such lamps investigate. -»--&-•*• The envious Fort Dodge Post says: TomKeene got off his beat a little recently and wandered up into the wilds of northwest Iowa. He played "Richard III, "in Algona for one consecutive night and was given a flattering reception. The dramatic editors of the Algona papers occupied front seats at the performance and wrote elaborate criticisms of the play and players. They all agreed that the The hew city council met tot reorganization Monday night. The. meeting ran far into the night, not because of any fHctlon in the working machinery, but because of the volume of busi" ness to be disposed oh Mayor Chris* chilles called the meeting to order and lent grace and dignity to the position of presiding officer. '"• . The business of chief importance centered in the contest fi'om the Third Ward. H. A. Paihe, who on the face of the returns was defeated by ThbSi Henderson by three votes, filed a notice of contest, and the Votes were re'Count- ed by the council. The result of the re-count skewed each candidate to have received 67 votes, three ballots for each being thrown out as defective. This left a tie. There seems to be no statutory method for deciding a case of this kind unless the contestants can agree upon a plan. In case no agreement ( is reached the council has the authority to declare the office vacant and proceed to fill the office by appointment. It wits finally agreed, however, to decide the contest by casting lots and Mr. Paine was sent for. Casting lots covers a multiduo of different ways, and in this particular instance the American dollar, of which two were discovered in the hidden recesses of the councllmen's pockets, wore brought to light and matched, with the result thatH. A. Ptiine was the winner, and he will represent the Third ward during the coining two years. All agreed that the contest was conducted with the utmost fairness, and the result reached will be approved by the voters of the ward. The new council now stands: First ward, Vesper and White; Second ward, Dingley and MoMahon; Third ward, Single and Paine; Fourth ward, Chapin and Buyers. . THE ROUTINE REPORT. ALGONA, .March 15, 1897,—Meeting called to order, Mayor Chrischllles in the chair, Alex. White elected secretary pro tern. Roll call: Present, White, Dingley, McMahon, Slagle, Henderson, Sayers, Chapin. Absent, Vesper. The chair Instructed the secretrry to read the notice of contest filed by H. A. Paine. Moved and seconded that the council resolve itself into a committee of the whole to take under consideration the notice of contest filed by H. A. Paine and proceed to re-count the ballots of the Third ward cast in the city election of Algona, iowa, March 1, 1897, and pass upon and determine the election of alderman in said ward. Carried. The mayor then called E. E. Sayers to the chair. Report of committee of the whole made by E. E. Sayers shows 67 ballots cast for Thos. Henderson and 67 ballots cast for H. A. Paine for alderman for the Third ward. Report adopted. . Moved and seconded that chair appoint a committee to wait on Mr. Paine and inform him of the result of the recount. Cerried. Chair appointed Dingley and McMahon. H. A. Puine and Thos. Henderson .agree to decide the election by lot. Lot falls to H. A. Paine. ., Moyed and seconded that council proceed to confirm the choice of said lot by ballot and elect an alderman for Third ward. Carried. Vote taken by ballot. Paine received .six votes and was declared elected by a unanimous vote. Mayor Chrischilles then announced the committees for the ensuing year as follows: Waterworks—Sayers, Vesper, Slagle, Finance—Vesper, White and Slagle. Streets and alloys^Chapin, Paine, Dinffley, White. Printing—Dingley, McMahon, Slagle. - . . „, , T, . Health—Sayers, Slagle, Paine. Ordinance—McMahon, Vesper, Chapin, _, ... Fire—White, Sayers, Chapin. _ Selling—Slagle, McMahon, Paine. Purchasing-^Dingley, White, Sayers. Moved and seconded that the 'committees as appointed by the_ mayor ;-be approved. Carried. Motion to ad- iourn. Carried. ' • • -. ALEX. WHITE, Secretary pro tern. Disc Harrows, Seeders, Cultivators, •'-•'' . . Steel Lever Harrows, Plows, Corn Planters— everything in of Farm Machinery at Wierwam I have the best goods and the lowest prices, Call and see me before you buy, Wilfrid P. Jones ALGONA. IOWA. and and Awarded Highest Honors-World' 'DR.* Fair, CREAM BAKIN LliU-jr VI* M» — ---,/ — play was all right, but two of them hedged a little on the company. They stated that the play was very creditably produced " when it is considered that the leading man is a cripple." -*••«-•*• An Bmmetsburg school ma'am having an inordinate dread of contagious diseases sent a child home because her mother was sick. The next day the child presented herself at school with her finger in her mouth and little hood swinging by the string, and said: •"We'se got a little baby at our house, but mamma said to tell you it is not catching." -}- T- -h The Armstrong Journal says that the matter of advertising Kossuth's shortage of women in the east should be left "to the women of the county, as they are best able to judge if others of their sex would be content to lire in Kossuth." ^ ^ + A. A. Johnson up in Emmet county pwns a farm on a lake that 1.1 meandered. & built a bouse inside the meander line, ana his tenant went to Ses Moines and took up the lake shore, including the house, for a homestead. It }s now in the courts. county VnT of Dickinson STILL WANT HeMl»TEAj)B. That 30-Year-Old- Homestead Item About Kossuth Is Attracting Attention. THE UPPER DBS MOINES has • received another application for a homestead iii Kossuth. This time it is a woman who writes. Her address is Judd, lowai and her letter explains itself, It contains the following clip.' ping: The Algona UPPER PES MOJNES is quoted as saying that there are still 275 good homesteads open in Kossutb county. . . .'...•-.••. ?.•'••• -• '"' JCDD, Iowa, Marco 11,1897,-Land Agent -Sir: I see by the Fort Dodge Post that there are still some homesteads still open in Kossutb county. I hold a warrant for 1201 acres which I wish to lay it down, KOBSUTg'S POLLIVEBS, ^ outflt in the KprtU End- Are Arrested for the Elroore Outrage, Kossutb harbors some bard citizens in the north end who bear the DolHyer name, Two of them are bound over for .the assault on the old man in Elmore, reported last week. The story in court is one of great outrage on an old man past 50 years, in which kee and Rich Dolliver were ring leaders. It all grew out of Elmore's saloon, The old man got drwnk and the young men dragged him in the snow, kicked mm, rode him on a rail and nearly killed him. His fingers and toes were frozen so that amputation was necessary- Chicago and daughter, Mrs. Kimble of Davenport, were summoned and are here with him now. Julius Kuntz has had a serious time with pneumonia, but is much better now and will soon be able to be around. . Rev. Plummer was called to Brltt for a couple of days last assist the evangelist in the revival there. j , , The school board of the independent district of Wesley met Monday evening and organized. Fred. Anderson was elected president. There was a levy of $1,800 for teachers'-fund and $1,000 for contingent fund. The teachers' wages are as follows: Principal, $80 per month; primai'y room, $50; and the other two rooms $40 per month each. Pour teachers in all. Prof. W. H. Brown was elected as principal for the coming year, commencing Sept. 1,1897. Prof. Brown-as a principal has given the best satisfaction of any our schools have ever had, and it was the unanimous consent of the board that he be retained. The time to elect the teachers for the lower rooms was set for the first Monday in May. The people in Wesley and the surround-, ing country can rest assured that we will have the best schools here there are in the county. THE DBAMA IS Home TalSnt "Will Put on a Popular Comody Saturday Evening. Irvington will have a fine home entertainment Saturday evening. The bills say the'comedy had a 1,600 night run in New York. That ought to be enough as to the play. The cast of characters speaks for the talent that will produce it: Frank Green, Harry Lewis, Guy McClellan, Hansom .Miller, Arthur Blythe, Oscar Button, Clara Hodges, Mary Gaffney, Viola Mann, Grace Gaffney. The admission is 35 cents for reserved seats, 25 cents otherwise. A crowded house will greet the company. • W. F. M. 8. Program. Following is the program for the W. F. M. S. service, to be held in the Methodist church Sunday morning, March 21: •> Anthem by-the choir. , , Scripture lesson by Mrs. Parker, .presi- Tnvocation b'y Mrs. G. H. Southwell.; Song by pufcils from the two infant 'classes. . '< ."' __. . Recitation by Locke Hudson. • • .-,;', Paper, "ForeignMissionary Work," by Mrs. D. M. Yetter. Select reading, "My Missionary Box," by Mrs. David Mitchell. -Solo by Crete Goddard, Recitation by Alta Carroll. Select reading, "Two Pictures From Life," by Mrs. David Gilmore. Recitation by Essie Patterson. ; . Song by Mrs, Samson's class. . Select reading by Mrs, Gardner Cowles. Song by the choir. '. Benediction by the ptjstor. All are invited. Don't Buy Steel Range until you know what a Steel Range is and about what you ought to pay for a good one. Within the past year we have placed a great many steel ranges in some of the best houses in this town and surrounding country, every one carrying with it the written guaranty of the maker, besides our own personal guaranty that every range will give satisfaction, and they have been sold at reasonable prices, too. It is not necessary to pay one-half more than a range is worth simply because it is sold From a Wagon. We can sell you a steel range, deliver it in any part of the county, guarantee it to be the equal of, if not superior to, any range you may buy from a wagon, and save you in price from 6 to 8 years' interest on your investment/ Our ranges are not SOLD FBOM WAGONS. They are sold our store, delivered to any part of the county if you desire, and you may always know where to find us if they do not work to your satisfaction. ffi^We are going to give awry a toy range to the little girl under 13 years of age who brings to our store the largest number of English common words made from "Buck's Stoves and Ranges." Contest to close April 15. C. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. At the Cash Grocery We are Selling Crushed Java 2 pounds for All package coffee 20c or 6 pounds Have you tried our tea, per pound Best evaporated apples M per pound Best evaporated raspberries, per pound Oal. dried apricots, per pound . Full cream cheese, per pound ,. Eagle Lye, full size can ; , . . Santa Glaus, Favorite, and Lenox soap seven bars for $ .25 1.00 .28 .05 .23 .07 .121 .08 ,25 J. C. ANDERSON & CO. South of court house.. a bad idea WEEK'S BBOWDJH Some sipUHees-Scliool PPW* «pa for 1887. <«Preain of The pupils of .Miss JYM.' .MoDermott's room in the Bancroft''schools have arranged to give a cantata,- " Dream Qf Fairyland," in Jefferson hair .at: Bancroft, March 25. The proceeds are. to •be.uaa.d4n paying for a library in the room. /"'••••: Voted for Postmaster. , v An election was held at kedyavd. 'last Saturday for the purpose of'm"aking r a choice for the new postmaster there. The candidates were; Messrs. Wright and Beach, and 88 votes .'were cast, of which 30 were for Beach. The Wright men refused to have'' anything .to do with the election, and that probably accounts for the small vote oast for hltn. Whether this, settles the matter or not is another, .question. Mr, Wright is a merchant of kedyard, and Mr. Beach, so we have been tola, is a former station agent of the North western 1 road, but not at'present engaged in any business. A CHOICE lot of oloyer seed, grown on bottom land, for eale at $£ a bushel, Apply at the Kossuth County State bank on Saturday afternoons, to Mr, J. A', Viptonq or Wm. &> ingham.^O J AM able to give bottom prices o» the finest; Une of agrlouUuraUmple- ever brought into Kossuth ooro- lay the gftofls down atj your -* I I I That you are getting most awfully taken in by buying STEEL RANGES from range peddlers who are going through the country selling ranges from wagons? A former told me he gave his note for $69 for a steel range that he said looked very muqh like a range I am selling for $44. Do not be forced to buy a range until you have seen mine and are convinced you are getting a better range for $35 less money, This amount is a good deal these times when corn l* only ioc a bushel, Remember you will have to pay the notes when they become due, for you are dealing with Strangers whom you will • • •' never see aain , after your note is paid, Why not buy frsm a. firm that has stoves here for the past ?S years, who will warrant every §tev§ stand by the guarantee, rather than from a gtranga pgd41sr ? Q f this before you buy, w$J «»^ and ssejs aM * ' - -

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