The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 11, 1897 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 11, 1897
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1897. VOL. XXXII-NO, 21. ItisH DOLLIVER'S WITTY SPEECH these days to MADE MUCH FUN TOR THE HOUSE After Gen. Wheeler of Alabama in Particular, and the Obstructionists in General. Find whatever may be the fortune of politics we are never again likely to see the silver question made the nucleus for reckless, incoherent, and irresponsible agitation. The ancients used to treat the wind as a divine thing, and to worship it accordingly under various names. But this world has had altogether too much of It. (Laughter and applause.) And remembering all that I heard last year, and all that I have heard in this session appetizing, but you can surely find something you will like at M. Z. Grove & Son's, 102 E. State St. TBI/BPHONB 19. n O UR new dress goods have just arrived, and we have by far the finest line of fall and winter novelties we have ever shown. Most of our better grades of goods we have bought in Single Dress Patterns, so somebody will not have a dress "just like yours.'* Now is the time to make your selection while our line is complete. Our prices are very low. G. L. Galbraith & Co. AND- FARM MACHINERY HARDWARE. W. H. JONES, HOBART, IOWA. •f-l 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 THE SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS Will begin the year 1896-97 T n " September 16. of all kinds and grades. Goods delivered to any part of the city. H.L C. & N. W. Elevator. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med clues, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. BootaS and. StO.tlQ33.eiy- GET WATER OR NO PAY The undersigned has a complete Steam Cable Well Prilling Outfit and solicits the making of deep or shallow wells on the terms above stated. D. R. PRAZER. The State University OF For particular information as to the respect ve departments address as follows : Collegiate-Charles A. Schaeffer, president, IO Law-- Emlin McClain, chancellor, Iowa City. Medical-E. W. Eockwood. M. D., secretary om. G. Gilchrist, M. D registrar of faculty, Iowa City. Dental-W. S. Hosford, D. D. S., secretary , Ph. G, dean of faculty, Iowa City. 'fleKi III UlUUD. IP* K*J w^.tJW j/w* ii u«»». For catalogues or for general information SCH AEFFER, President. M. P. HAGGARD. G. F. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Sinith.l Abstracts, Real Estate,-±2ar Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. T EGAL BLANKS— THE STANDARD FORMS TOWNSHIP PLATS SIX INCHES SQUARE T You mid these at The Upper Des Moines x vu uuv . prices are right. Just before the adjournment of congress when the democrats were trying to obstuct a vote on the proposition to appoint a commission looking toward the revision of our currency system, Congressman Dolliver made the following interesting and catchy speech. It was brought forth by a long tirade by Gen. Wheeler of Alabama. Mr. Dolliver said: Ordinarily, Mr. Speaker, a question of this sort would excite neither ox- tended debate nor a division of the house, and even now our friends on the other side find themselves, in tho brief timo that Is given for discussion, compelled to resort to old-fashioned democratic oratory, in which the outrage of the now tariff and the iniquities of Mark Hanna are tho only things prominently mentioned. (Laughter.) It appears that a state of mind becomes easily possible to men in which thpy find it perfectly natural to disparage the motives of gentlemen who sit around them and to impeach the integrity of everybody within political reach. (Laughter.) It has produced in our democratic brethren a steady progress toward a mental condition in which their consciences have grown somewhat morbid and their emotions have gone into a trust that has driven their other faculties entirely out of business. (Laughter. Applause on republican side.) Of course, it leaves them entirely unable to understand tho drift of political events, so that there uro scores of men in this house who are today in the same state in which the chairman of their last national committee found himself —unable to tell how the election was going before it was held, and unable to understand how it had gone after it was over. (Laughter. Applause on republican side.) Even occasionally in these debates we hear gentleman talk of the immense number of votes that the democratic candidate for president got. Of course he got a good many votes. Tho very minute his management took possession of the democratic headquarters and began to do a wholesale populist business there he was certain to get millions of votes, because he had behind him a compact political party that had no experience in revolt. It seems queer that such men should consider what might have happened more significant than what actually did happen. Of course it gained some and lost some. It is to the everlasting honor of tho old democratic party that it lost so much, and it is to the honor of the republican party that it gained so little. And if we must put personal feelings aside, it is a matter of very small solicitude that the remnant of the political organization which followed the democratic standard of lust fall is now floundering about in the " bad lands" of our politics under a loader who has already become ridiculous as an organizer of book agents and a holy terror to thely- ceum platform of inland cities. (Laughter.) I see every reason for encouragement. Wo are not only upon the edge of better times in this country, but in my judgment a sure and sturdy revival of industrial enterprises is today going on on all sides of us. In New York City there is a stylo of lawyers Known to the profession as " ambulance chasers," because they are on hand wherever there is a railway wreck, or a streetcar collision, or a gasoline explosion, with their tender of consolation and their offers of professional service. I say to my friends on the other side that the hour is at hand for the end of the business of the " ambulance chaser" in American politics. (Laughter and applause.) Governor Boies of my own state is right. The questions that were submitted last year to the American people will never be submitted under better auspices than they were at that time; and the American people, in my humble judgment, will never follow a political banner that is absolutely worthless except as a flag of distress. (Laughter and applause.) We have had a great deal of conversation about various political questions; but there are one or two things that are absolutely settled; and one of them is that no man will in the future gain a leadership among the American people who undertakes to set class against class, man against man, the poor against the rich, labor against capital, the unsuccessful against the successful in the race of life. There is no limit to the degradation of that style of politics. This was well illustrated in the last campaign when a conspicuous political leader deliberately advised the working people of the United States to put on a false badge of their political faith, to live the lives of liars and hypocrites for five months in order that at the end of that time they might enjoy the luxury of voting to cut in two the value of the standard coin in which the wages of American labor are paid. (Applause.) If our friends of the populist party were disappointed at the way the farmers of the northwest and the great industrial center of this country voted, it only shows that there are a great many people left in this country who believe that there still remain fair opportunities for the children of American people in the avenues and enterprises of American business. It may be that we have not heard the last of the silver debate; it may be that new light may breakout of the progressive experience of the world; but of congress, I venture the prediction that the day is far distant when we shall come as near as we did last fall to an apotheosis of the organs of human speech, a deification of the winds of heaven. (Loud laughter and applause.) Dont't Go to Alaska. Unlloy on lints. Britt Tribune: A few years ago rats became so numerous on our farm that they were a nuisance. They ate the harness, cut sacks in pieces, and were especially biul in tho collar, eating the vegetables and digging through the walls. Something had to be done, so one night wo caught one old big follow in an ordinary muskrat trap and as our neighbors had all disclaimed having more than tholr full quota of rats, wo sot about fitting them out with a rat crop. We took the smallest sleigh bell, and with a wire fastened it just as tight around the neck of tho rat as it could bo without choking him to death, then wo turned him loose; away ho wont with tho bell jingling, and in a few minutes rats began to squeal all over the house. We never knew that they were all through it before, but they could bo heard scampering through overhead, and on tho sides all over the house. Pretty soon wo wont outside and discovered a swarm of them going out of tho corner next to a grove. There were dozens of them, and at last the bell rat went too. We didn't see another rat on tho farm for a year or hear of one,' but one of our neighbors who had just moved in from Wisconsin said one day that this was tho " darned- est country for rats," why said ho "they have carried my sleigh bolls off and I can hear tho old rat cook calling the rats to dinner with thorn." A couple of years after they came back and wo caught another and singed him in a coal fire until ho smelled pretty loud when we turned him loose. It worked just the same. • The rats all ran from him and tho house was freed from them again. •_ How Wesley AVns Named. Reporter: It has been supposed by a groat many that Wasloy was named in honor of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, but the supposition is incorrect. In the early days there was a gentleman named Wesley Eddy, who owned large tracts of land in this vicinity, and he was a generous and large- hearted man, whom everybody admired. Wheii the town was started it was named Wesloy in honor of his given name, and the little creek northwest of town was named "Eddy" owing to his getting nearly drowned in it while fording it one spring. FOR the annual meeting of tho grand lodge I. O. O. P., to be held at Davenport, Oct. 19 to 22, the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company will sell excursion tickets Oct. 18 to 21 at one fare and one-third for tho round trip.—2110 Kcpubllcan County Convention. To the republican electors of Kossuth county There will be a, delegate convention of the republicans of Kossuth county hold at the court house in Algona, Iowa, on Friday, Aug. 13,1807, at 11 o'clock a. in., lor tho purpose of selecting sixteen delegates to attend the state convention, to be held at Cedar Hapids, Iowa, on the 18th day of August, 1807, also for the purpose of placing in nomination a candidate for representative In the eighty- tliird legislative district, and for tho selection of county chairman, and for tho transaction of such other business as may properly come before the convention. The ratio of representation will be as follows: One delegate at large for each precinct and one additional delegate for each 2fi votes or major fraction thereof cast for Edwin H. Conger, elector at large, in tho presidential election of 1800. It is recommended that each precinct hold Its caucus on the 7th day of August, 1807. The representation to which tho several precincts will bo entitled under this call is as follows: Precinct. Com. No. Del. Algona—First ward..E. Tellier 0 Second ward W. P. Jones 0 Third ward P. L. Slagle 4 Fourth ward F. D. Calkins 0 Bm't J °hn Kerr 8 Buffalo Robert Welter 4 Oresco O. A. Potter 5 Eairle John Lindblom " Feuton ...M. Weisbrod 3 Greenwood S. May no. 8 German Win. Schrader ,i Germaula Chas. G. Wortman... fi Grant N. H. Beard 3 Garneld G. S. Wright 3 Harrison W. R. Peet 0 Hebron Win. Goodrich 4 Irvington Seth Newcoinb 5 LuVerne I. P. Harrison 0 Lotts Creek A. H. Blxby. 3 Ledyard W.A.Wright 5 Lincoln Jas. Warburtou 4 Portland M. J. Mann 5 Plum Creek E. P. Keith. 4 Prairie Chas. Reiuecke w Riverdale J. O. Paxson >> Ramsay Phil. Winters 3 Seneca. Henry Warner 4 Swea. .' 0. A/Erlcksou 4 Sherman W. E. Starks 4 Springfield W. J. Burton.. 3 Union T. W. Sarchett 4 Wesley Z-S. Barrett 0 Whittemore N. L, Cotton 7 Total number of delegates 161 B. F. CROSE, Chairman. There are golden nuggets to be picked up right here at home without going to the far north. Our store is a veritable Klondyke" and well worth prospecting. Goods the best, and prices the lowest. Langdon & Hudson. TELEPHONE NO. IS. $3.22 PER ACRE And Ten Years' time in which to pay for it. Of course you can't buy improved farms for that, but the Northern Pacific Railway Company has hundreds of thousands of acres of FARMING LANDS in Central Minnesota, which it is selling to actual settlers at from $2.50 to $3.00 per acre, on TEN YEARS' TIME. The prices are Cheap, but The Lands are Good. Fine soil, splendid water, best of markets and near churches, schools and railroad stations. The famous Red River Valley lands at $4.00 to $8.00 per acre; ZB-UL37- a, ZEZorrxe ! Stop IF'a/srlrLg' ZEeem-t! Be IrLd.eporLd.en.tI For maps, prices, and terms of sale, call upon DINGLEY, COOK & CO., Local Sales Solicitors, Algona, Iowa, or write to IF 1 . WH. H. PHIPPS, Land Commissioner, Northern Pacific Ily. Co. Eastern Land Agent, N. P. Ey., ST. PAUL, MINN. Kossuth County State Bank, Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Colleo tlons made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WJ1. H. INGHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vlco President; LEWIS II, SMITH. Cashier Directors—Win. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J, B. Jones, T. Ohrlschllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Darnet Devlne. First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL 850,000 AMBROSE A. CALL President I VVM. K. FEEGUSON Cashier D. II. JIUTCHINS Vice President I 0. D. SMITH Asst. Cannier Directors—D. H. Hutching, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, P. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. Special attention given to collections. Algona State Bank. Township Caucuses, Irvineton— Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Lloyd school house, at 2 o'clock. S. 0. Newcomb, Com. Candidates' Cards, I hereby announce myself a candidate for the nomination for the office of county superintendent, subject to the action of the republican county convention. FUANK SLAQLE. I hereby announce myself as a candidate for the office of county treasurer, subject to the action of the republican w Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. General Banking. PKIYATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VA.VLT8. ^"Interest paid oil time deposits. a. Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, second mortgages, and good collaterals. Notes bought. ALGONA, IOWA. I hereby announce myself as a candidate for sheriff subject to the, action of the republican county convention. B. P. KEITH. I hereby announce myself as a candidate for the nomination of sheriff subject to the action of the republican county convention. GEO. F. HAOKMAN. I hereby announce myself a candidate tor the position of county superintendent, subject to tfie action of the republican convention. The Algona Deposit & Loan Assn. win GUARANTEE Call at offices (or particulars. Offices over Algona State Bank PER GENT, interest PW Special of Chamber Suits, Sideboards, and Gowhes. Don't fail to see the new Acme Sygtenio Oowh*

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