The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1897 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1897. VOL. XXXII-NO. 24 Are You Lookin: for Frost? Then take in your house plants. See the display of FLOWER POTS at M. Z. Grove & Son's. 102 E. State St. TBI/BPHONB 19. 1 0 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 lection while our line prices are very low. se- is complete. Our G. L. Galbraith & Co. AND- FARM MACHINERY HARDWARE. W. H. JONES, HOBABT, IOWA. 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 COAL of all kinds and grades. Goods delivered to any part of the city, IL C. & N. W. Elevator. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Pull assortment always on hand of drugs, med oiaes, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Socles et«,tloaa.«py- GET WATER OR NO PAY The undersigned has a complete Steam Cable Well Drilling Outfit, ftUd solicits the making of deep or shallow wells <m the terms above stated. p. B, Chas. J. Doxsee, :E3eal Estate, and. Offlce in Geo. C. Call Building. CAMPAIGN OPENS SEPT. 25, BEPtJBLlOANS THEN GET ACTION, Hancock County Has Troubles of its Own —Dolliver and the Convention— Other Political Notes. The republican state central committee had a meeting in DOS Moines Thursday. It was practically agreed at that timo to open the speaking campaign Sept. 25. Leslie M. Shaw was present and put his time without reserve at the disposal of the committee. The Trouble Over In Ilnncock. The republicans of tho representative district composed of the counties of Wright and Hancock are having trouble of their own just now. Based on the republican vote cast last year, Wright county is entitled to 10 delegates and Hancock county 11 in the representative convention. But the Hancock county politicians insist that when Representative Hinman was nominated there was an understanding that Hancock was to bo given tho nomination this time, and the member of tho committee refuses to join in the call for the convention, unless Hancock county shall be given equal representation. The matter will bo submitted to tho state central committee, but it is hard to see how that tribunal can settle tho controversy unless both parties agree to abide by its decision. Unless Wright county comes to terms Hancock republicans say they will nominate 1 a candidate of their own. DR. PRESTON, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Mason. City, 1 Operations performed. Diseases treated. Spectacles fitted. jS"Will be at Algona ORIGINAL NOTICE. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE of Iowa, Jn and for Kossuth county, October, term, A. D., 1897 —Lewis Russ, trustee, plalntifl, vs. John S. Gibson, et al., defend- To 3 'John S. Gibson, Mary Gibson, Peter A. King, Helen King, W. A. Telford, John McOonnell, Caroline L. Sturdevant, Hans P. Anderson, Anna M. Anderson, Manhattan Trust company, Mrs. Clara Hulbert, A. P. Dohlby, defendants: You are hereby notified that the petition of the plaintiff in the above entitled cause is now filed in the office of the clerk of the district court of the state of Iowa, in and for Kossuth county, claiming of you that he is the absolute and unqualified owier of the following described real estate, to wit: The southeast quarter of Section No. 13, Township 90, Hange 27, Kossuth county, Iowa, and asting that the title thereto be quieted in him, and thatthe defendants and each of them be forever barred and estoppsd from asserting or claiming any title in said real estate. £nd unless you appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the next term, being the October term of said court, which will commence at Algona on the 5th day of October, 1897, default will be en tared against you and Judgment and decree rendered thereon, as provided .bylaw Attorneys for Plaintiff. T EGAL BLANKS- TEE STANDARD FORMS Let Up n While. The Burt Monitor indulges in rather small politics when it says: "The papers of Algona may support Algonajs candidates, but it has just been proved that the voters of tho county don't always do just as the newspapers recommend, and it may yet be demonstrated a second timo." The "papers of Algona" both endorsed Mr. Mayne's candidacy as against Algona men, and neither one, so far as we have noticed, has taken any part in the contest for county offices. THE UPPER DES MOINES has said ten words for outside candidates where it has one for the Algona candidates. Isn't it possible for men to run on their merits, and for the outside newspapers to be fair? What reason is there for this everlasting nonsense about Algona? As It Loolcs in Gormaiiln. Standard: It would be a hard matter to conjecture who is in tho lead for the various offices, except for superintendent, and for this office it is conceded by those who have been over the field that tho Reed sentiment is very strong. A few weeks ago there were some doubts about the sheriff sentiment; but since the people have begun to take more interest in county politics, it seems that Samson is rising in popularity. We have heard nothing in opposition to Col. Spencer, nor Mr. Tellier. _ Give It a Fair Trial. Bancroft Register: The call for the Greenwood primary to elect convention delegates will be published next week, and we would like to see all the republicans of this township turn out and vote. Give the new method a fair trial. GREAT SOTDAYjm WESLEY. Tho Methodist Church Is Dedicated Free Ifrora Debt— News Notes. WESLEY, Iowa, Aug. 21. — Sunday was a gala day for the Methodist people of Wesley. Rev. B. I. Ives, D. D., of Auburn, N. Y., was present, and rededicated the church, which cost $1,350 for the new improvements that have been put on it. The morning opened up bright and clear and by 10:30 o'clock the church building was well filled. Rev. Ives opened the services and preached for about 40 minutes. He then presented to the congregation a statement of the cost and the debt yet to be provided for on the building, which was $650, and asked the people to help clear it up. In about 30 minutes the entire amount was secured. The dedication ceremonies were postponed until the evening services on account of the lateness of the hour. In the evening at 7:30 the house was well filled, and after the sermon by Rev. Ives the house was duly dedicated to the worship of Almighty God. The Epworth League rally at 3 o'clock in the afternoon was well attended and enjoyed by all present. Rev. Maynard of Britt talked for about 20 minutes on the lines of league work, and Rev. Southwell of Algona, followed with a 20 minute talk. Rev. Ives was called on and closed the service with talk along the line of the league work, all of which has infused new life into the Epworth League of Wesley. Take the day all through, it was oue of rejoicing for the Methodist people of Wesley. The church building as it now stands completed is worth $2,500 and is seated with pews furnished by the Manitowoo, Wis., church seating company, which are considered by all who have seen them to be the finest in this part of the state. We will say that Rev. C. E. Plummer, with the assistance of the board of trustees, is to be commended for his untiring efforts in pushing this work to a finish. This week we are called on to announce the death of Mrs. T. A. Talbott, which occurred Saturday morning, Aug. 29. Mrs. Talbott had not been sick long, and many of her friends and neighbors thought she would soon recover and they felt no little surprise when they learned Q* her death. Mrs. Talbott was but 25 years old, and leaves held at the house at 4 p. m. Saturday, conducted by Rev. Plummer, her pastor, and the remains were taken to Cedar Rapids to be interred in the family burying ground. Mr. and Mrs. Talbott came to Wesley a little over a year ago, and by her genial and pleasant way she made many friends here, who now mourn her departure from among them. Grandma Emmons, a worthy old lady, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Goodman, Saturday morning, Aug. 29. The funeral was held at 4 p. m, Saturday, conducted by A; L. Tryon. The remains were interred in the Wesley cemetery. Mrs. Emmons came here about ]2 years ago from New York, and has resided with her children, and was highly respected by all that knew her. The Public Schools. The fall term of the public schools commences Monday, Sept. 0. It is very dosira- blo that all pupils be present tho first day of school. Persons who contemplate sending children for tho first timo will ploaso note tho following rule adopted by tho board: "Primary pupils who have never attended any school will bo admitted only during the first two weeks of tho spring and fall terms." Children under five years of ago are not entitled to admission. "To prevent, if possible, tho necessity of opening a room outside of our school buildings, pupils below tbo Sth grade living north of Call street and oust of Thorlngton street will attend the Third ward school. Pupils who go to tho Third ward school and who last spring wore in classes from A 5 to B 8, go to room 4; from B 3 to A 5 go to room 8; from A 1 to B 8, go to room 2; others in room 1. In tho central building, all above tho Sth grade (i. e. Sth grade last spring) go to room 10; A 8. B 8, A 7, room fl; B 7, A (>, room 8; B 0. A15, room 7; B 5, A 4, room 0; B 4, A 8, (Miss Barnt's) room 5; A3, (Miss Salisbury's) B 8, A 2, room 4; B 2, A1, B 1, room 3; all of tho others to room 1, where they will be divided and some sent to room 2. A number of the text books have boon changed. Arrangements have boon made so that a now book will bo given for an old one in uso without cost to tho pupil. Bring to school all of the books you have been using and you will bo told what books to change. The hicth school course of study lias boon extended, furnishing adequate preparation for admission to college. Tho English course contemplates a practical education for those who will probably not enter college. A class in German will probably bo formed this term. Those increased advantages are open to all of sebool ago. Let every pupil strive to keep his attendance and punctuality perfect, N. SPKNCEU, Supt. Don't Go to Alaska. There are golden nuggets to be picked up right here at home without going to the far north. Our store is a veritable VIA THE NORTHWESTERN. EXCURSION TICKETS TO COUNTY FAIR AT BLUE EARTH CITY, MINN., via the Northwestern lino, will bo sold at reduced rates, Oct. 6 to 9 inclusive, limited to Oct. 11. Apply to agents of Chicago & Northwestern railway. THOS. H. DAVIS now wishes to closo out his entire stock of harness fixtures, etc. Call at once. Opposite Tennant house. ASK to see tho newest thing in ladies' shoes—tho royal purple; we have them. GQO. L. GALBRAITH & Co. Klondyke and well worth prospecting. Goods the best, and prices the lowest. Langdon & Hudson. TBI/BPHONB NO. IS. PRESSED BRICK. o M tf Q m HAVE THEM. Red brick at Buff color at $12.00 20.00 Paving brick, 12.00 Common brick, 8.00 CQ (72 t) td Q For Stile. Two improved farms 4i miles west of Algona, 100 acres in each, for sale cheap, timo to suit purchaser. Call on C. J. Doxsee, Algona Iowa.-17tf. FOR the annual meeting of the grand lodge I. O. O. P., to he 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 the round trip.—2HO T. H. DAVIS has farm lands, both improved and unimproved, for sale at low rates and on easy terms. Tho lands are located in southern Minnesota, and are as gocd as Iowa lands and fully as productive. An improved farm at $10.60 an acre. This is a snap. Come quick if you want it. Also some good Kossuth county land for sale, three miles from Swea City.-20t4 FOB time loans on real estate apply at Kossuth County State Bank. FOR the annual session of Sovereign Grand Lodge I. O. O. F., to be held at Springfield. 111., Sept. 20 to 25, tho Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway will sell tickets Sept. 18, 19 and 20 at one lowest first-class, regular fare, plus$l, for the round trip. Final return limit Sept. 28, 1897.—23t2 COMMENCING Sept. 12, 1897, through, first-class, palace sleeping cars will be run daily between Chicago and Denver, Col., via C. M. &. St. P. By., from Chicago to Omaha, and via C. B. I. & P. By. from Omaha to Denver.—23t2 COMMENCING Saturday, Oct. 2,1897, and continuing every Saturday thereafter, until further notice, through tourist sleeeping cars will be run between Chicago and San Francisco via the following lines viz: C. M. & St. P. By. from Chicago to Omaha, the C. B. I. & P. By. from Omaha to Colorado Springs, Colorado Midland Bailvvay from Colorado Springs to Grand Junction, B. S. W. By. from Grand Junction to Salt Lake and Ogden, Southern Pacific from Ogden to San Francisco.—23t2 Special ZRed.ia.ction. Sale of Chamber Suits, Sideboards, and Couches. Don't fail to see the new Acme Hygienic Couah. ZD. NSURANCE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Omce over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New Yoi'k, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, i Rookford of Rocltford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, A new lot of Grove & Son's. glassware, cheap, at a husband and three little children, the youngest about 8 years old, to. mourn hep death. The funeral NEW fall hats just in at Matson & McCall's. See them before you buy. LADIES are cordially invited to see the new novelties in millinery at Matson & McCali's. The styles are very nice this season.-22t3 sseo.ooo. ^XiO-oasTjft., XQ-W.AM. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. ColleO' tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INWIAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS H. SMITH, Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingjiam, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrisehllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. First National Bank of Algona. UAP1TAL 850,000 AMHUOSE A. CALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier D, H. HUTCHINS Vice President I 0. D. SMITH Asst. OaBhler Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweller, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. 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. CHOICK fresh fruits every day at GROVE & SON'S. Half Bates to tue Stitto at Pes Moines via the Northwestern line. Excursion tickets will he fQj.4 Sept. 8 to 18, inclusive, United Jo go, at one fare fa? ths *~ ply to Ojllcers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Ohubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, 150,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT perinterest paid on time deposits. CrlEO. O Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits

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