The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1897 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24,1897»_ VOL. XXXII-NO. 36. Ready For Inspection, Our stock of—.^^ China, Glassware^ Chamber Sets, Jardinieres. We have as complete a line, if not the most complete line of the above as can be found in Algona, and at a range of prices to suit you all. M. Z. Grove & Son. MRS. TOWER'S FPNEBAL. The l,ndy Who Bled at irvlngtoa Is Burled In Weslcy-a School Entertainment. WESLET, IS ov. 23.—Mrs. William Tower of Irvington township, who is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. U. .f. Bidgood of Wesley, died Saturday, Nov. 20, of pneumonia, bhe was sick but a few days, but in spite of all the medical skill there was no hope for her. She leaves a family of six little children ranging in age from 3 to 14 years. The funeral took place hero Monday at 1 o'clock conducted by Uev. Plummer and the remains were interred in the Wesley cemetery. Mrs. Tower was but 33 years of age and it is sad to think of ono so young and in the prime of life leaving her husband with the care of those little ones who need a mother's care so much. The funeral was largely attended by sympathizing friends. The entertainment given by our public school scholars last Friday night was a sucv cess from start to finish, netting them $31.1)0 which goes to pay for the first set of music books ever used in the school. Prof. Brown and his able corps of teachers are to be praised for tho energy shown in this enterprise. The program was a good ono and was well rendered. There was a large and appreciative nudionco out to hear, it which pronounced it ono of tho grandest and best school entertainments ever given in Wesley. Our public schools nre well attended and it is conceded by all our best citizens that Wesley has as good schools and are as ably conducted as any schools in this part of tno state. more is a good town and Mr. Taylor will give It a good store. In Algona he has made many friends and become known as a reliable and obliging business man. In his new venture many good wishes go with him. Mrs. Geo. B. Reed, county superintendent of Clay county and widow of Algona's well known former normal teacher, visited In Algona over Sunday. She was re-elected this fall and will serve two years longer at least as superintendent, a position she has filled with great credit since her husband's death. Many friends welcomed her in Algona. Uev. Landis Is to be in Humboldt next Tuesday for the annual camp flro. Al. Adams gives him this candid send-oft: "All who have heard Landis talk at a camp fire are glad that they were in the war—if they were, and wish they had been if they were not. Ho is a whole camp tire and a bean roaster besides. Every old soldier should bo present and bring his family." Frnnk Miles and John Connors were up from Liveimore to consult Clarke & Cohenour about suoing the Northwestern for a prairie flre that burned out tho big slough down near LuVerne six weeks ago. borne of Connors' hay was burned, but tho chief damage was to tho slough which now has from one to two feet of ashes. Henry Curran and others are damaged. It seems that tho track hands set tho flro, and it slumbered in tho peat so that they did not notice it. Among those who will bo present at the If you are looking for mo. . . I McOhesnoy-InRham wedding tomorrow are Elder Yettor held his first quarterly meet-1 Mr nndMrs ir ran k W. BlckneU of Dos 102 E. State St. TELEPHONE 19. SEE- -© Galbraith's Line of Table Linen ing here last Sunday evening. The older feels highly gratified with tho state of affairs ho found tho church in here. E. E. Thomas received a letter from his son-in-law, A. E. Failos of Canby, Minn., that they are the happy parents of a little girl baby. All are doing well. Mr. Henderson, our new clothing store man, has opened up business and is having a good trade. He has on hand a nice now lino of goods. Mr. Palmer's blacksmith shop caught flre last Saturday evening but was discovered in time and put out before any great damage was done. Gregor Bruxer, who has been running a lacksmith shop for the past summer at German Valley, has rented ono of D. B. Bacon's buildings on Ash street and will tart a shop here. Jacob Engolhart is hauling lumber fora >ig barn he is building on his farm eight miles north of town. Anna Longbottom was taken sick last Friday night at the entertainment and was lot able to resume her school work Monday. 3er room is being supplied by her sister, Tosie, for tho present. . Frank Real's wife is visiting friends at We Always Have .Bargains in Dry Goods and nice things tor the ladies. G. L. Galbraith & Co. ivir. anil ivirs. r ruun »» • jjiunnv." «• ~— • Moines, Miss Clara Bioknoll of Humboldt, Miss Stella Patterson and Chas. McChos- noyof Council Bluffs, R. A. McChesney and Rov. Dr. Barrows of Iowa City, Miss Kate Barber of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W Pangburn of Buffalo Center, Murray Campbell of Dos Molnos, Dr. Geo. W. Ingham of Olympla, Wash., and Thos. P. Ingham of Spencer. THE MONTH'S MAGAZINES. Mr. Gilbert Parker's now story is to called "Tho Battle of the Strong." It Is to appear as a serial in tho Atlantic Monthly, tho first installment in tho number of January, 1808. It will bo remembered that tho Atlantic printed Mr. Parker's successful " Seats of tho Mighty." With Mr. P. Hop- klusan Smith's serial Caleb West, now running, and Mrs. Wlggln's Penelope's Pro- gross, the Atlantic is now, and promises to be, particularly rich in good fiction. Fancy Goods, Lamps, Toilet Sets, Water Sets, or Bric-a-brac, and do not see our line you will miss seeing the largest and most complete line in town. Langdon & Hudson. TEl/BPHONE NO. 16. A Mild Roast The Century For 1808. The Century magazine, with its Novom her number, enters upon its twenty-seventh Frank Hears WHO is visaing *««""= «•» i f jjurlng its long existence, by reason Mason City this week. •*.,.« many notable successes, It has won an Mrs. G. S. McPherson started today for 01 »£™» ^ comraandln g position. During Indiana to see her brother, who is not ex-1 '^"^"g yenr Tho Century will maintain It oxceptiouul position as a magazine enter- JDo -want a—. ARM AND HUM pected to live. , There will bo regular Thanksgiving soi vices in tho Methodist church Thursday evening at 7:30, preaching by Rev. Pluin- mor. WOMEN WANT TO VOTE. Mrs. Johns of Kansas Will Toll Wliy Next Monday Evening. Next Monday evening at 8:15 o'clock Mrs. Laura M. Johns will speak in gona at the court house on woman suffrage. The Phoenix Herald of Arizona says of Mrs. Johns: Her clear and powerful reasoning, together with her earnestness and the absence of every vestige of boldness and masculinity usually attributed to the advocate of woman suffrage convinces those who hear her. Mrs. Johns is one of tho closest reiisoners on the theme to which she is devoting her life, and it is refreshing to hear a womun of her nobility and modesty. The Pioneer Press of St. Paul says: The feature of the evening session was the address of Mrs. Laura M. Johns, president of the Kansas W. S. A. She made a logical and convincing address. Her reasoning was clear and powerful, and with her ease and gracious manner, she had no difficulty in retaining the interest of her audience throughout her address, concluding amid great applause. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. WHERE you can engage in diversified farming and not be depend»°ate f± ±r3ara and perfect* heaHhy > is homo from her expects to leave for the •WHERE your children will have the best .of schools > WHERE your family can enjoy church • pnv.lcgeB Mrs. W. J. Studloy Clinton visit. W. H. Nycum oast next week. Mrs. R. B. Warren came home from Wisconsin Thursday. L. K. Shadlo is back in Algona working for Frank Winkol. Will Kain is home from Iowa City on account of his father's serious illness. Mrs J. E. Stacy went from Esthervillo to Sheldon to visit her daughters there. exc tainment and as a loader in art and thought Its pictorial features will bo notable, and it will command the services of the fore most artists, illustrators and engravers of this country and of Europe. Nothing like a complete announcement o its literary features can bo attempted now Dr Weir Mitchell, whoso novel of th American Revolution, "Hugh Wynne," i the Kreat success of tho year, has written a new story for tho present volume. It boar tho piquant title: "Tho Adventures o Francois: Foundling, Adventure, Juggle and Fencing-Master during tho French Rev olutlon." The tale is full of romance an adventure. Mrs. Burton Harrison contributes a now novel of New York life, called " Good Americans," in which contemporaneous social types and tendencies are brightly mirrored and described. . There will bo a group of clevor stories about horses and people who like horses, under the general title of '• Gallops.' 1 "A Woman's reminiscences of tho French Intervention In Mexico" will bo given in a series of graphic and highly picturesque papers by Mrs. Cornelius Stevenson. Further contributions to tho interesting series of " Heroes of Peace" will bo made bv Jacob A. Rlis, Gustav Kobbe, Elizabeth Stuart Pholps Ward, and others. For tho benefit of readers of The Century an unusual combination offer is made for- this year. There has been issud " Tho Century Gallery of Ono Hundred Portraits," made up of tho finest engravings that have appeared in tho magazine, and roarosonting a total expenditure of nearly $80,000. These arc printed on heavy plate paper with, wide margins, like proofs. The retui price of the gallery is $7.50, but this year it will bo sold only in connection with a subscription to The Century, tho price of tho two together being $0.50 Is very desirable on some occasions, but when the turkey is the subject and Thanksgiving is the occasion you feel better satisfied if the roasting is done brown. You cannot hope to have it this way without a GOOD ROASTER. "Economic Roaster Our meets all desired requirements. It is self-basting, roasting the fowl uniformly without attention from the housewife. You can place your roast in the oven, attend divine service m the morn- fne, and have your dinner on time just the same—the roasting doesn't stop for church or anything else. Another feature about the Roaster : when not in use as a roaster you have two eood-sized drip pans to use for baking bread. It makes a tine steamer. Nice oat meal cooker. The prices will allow anyone to become an owner—75c, 85c, $1.00. G. M. DOXSEE,, HARDWARE. TUB... and dairy products ? WHERE you can buy land at from 4.3.00 to ears' time, at 6 per cent, interest ? B.oo per acre, on ten years' If you do, the Northern Pacific Railway Co. Eastern Land Agt. N. P. Ry., St. Paul, Minn. W H PHIPPS, Land Commissioner. Or apply to Dingley, Cooke & Co., local sales solia.ors^ Chas, J. Doxsee, WATER OR NO PAY Ploy only expert drillers. PaUey j Aigona, Iowa. A. A»T)M>-Ar^^l^«.«Wto Late reports from John Galbraith are that his health is improving. He is still in Denver. Miss Edith Clarke Williams started yesterday for Erie, Pa., where she will make her permanent home. A C Dudley was up from Des Moines Friday working on the Luud-Russ cases for the coming term of court. Mr and Mrs. Chas. McCoy are down from Minneapolis for a visit at the Geo. E. Clarke home, and to attend the McChesney Ingham wedding Dr Geo, W. Ingham came in from Omaha Monday evening. Next week he goes on to New York City to take a post gradu ate course in one of the big hospitals. . The best specialist in Denver tells Howard Wallace, aon of Dougal Wallace, that he can come home In the spring. He says he can find no trace of lung trouble now. Will Purvis, whose art work was talked about so much at the Algona exhibit, is dp- ing crayon enlarging for a big house in Chicago and is already making from fct to $5 a day. We predict that he will be a well known artist in a few years. While in Des Moines E. B. Butler did not see Secretary Fowler of the state agricultural society, and did not learn whether our county society will get 1300 from the state or not. It looks as though we would not unless we enroll 300 members right away at $1 each. has vlslt- Xn Memory of J. J. Curtis. The Greoncastle, Ind., Times has the following obituary notice of Mrs. L. J. Bice's father: The many friends of John J. Curtis learned recently of his death with profound sorrow and regret. He died suddenly tho evening of Nov. 2 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. J. Rice of Algona, Iowa, whore he had been spending a few weeks. The deceased was born Sept. 23, 1820, in Massachusetts and spent his boyhood and early manhood in south central New York, whither hie parents had removed in his infancy. In the early fifties he cast in his lot with those who were seeking their fortunes in the great west, and settled in Lake county, Ind then almost a wilderness. Here, with his family, he endured the hardships of pioneer life, and in time reaped the rewards of industry. Fourteen years ago he came to Greencastle to spend his remaining years, gaining here a large circle of warm friends who were attracted to him by the strength and beauty of character. As one said who knew him well, 'He was a remarkable man in many ways— a man of the firmest religious convictions and the highest and purest motives, these combined and put into practice every day of his long life." Religion with him was indeed something to be lived, and it entered into all his relations with his fellows. It would be hard to find a kinder husband, a truer father or a firmer and more merous friend than he. Mr. Curtis had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for more than 60 years and a firm supporter of all that'is good. Though many years had passed over his head, he was still CASH GROCERY. You can buy new California Prunes at Sc per pound. New evaporated raspberries at ( i8c per pound. White clover honey, per pound' HC. Fresh oat meal, 8 pounds for 2$c. Crackers—oyster, soda, and butter—$1.00 per box. Coffee-Lion, Arbuckle, and XXXX—I2^c per pound. We deliver grain, and hay (in bales) to any part of the city. J. C, ANDERSON. South of court house. Kossuth County State Bank, bought ana sold. ColleO' 1. Passage tickets to or W. Wadsworth, Parnet Devine, | First National Bank of Algona, CAPITAL ..................... $50,000 Ambrose A. Dlreotors-D. H. HuWhlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H, Vesper, rates to parties furnishing Special attention given to coUeoUoBB. Pfice in Geo. 0. Call Building. _ Tor"AriVQna| younfrlnspirit, taking an active inter. Thursday: "He will'be m Oklahoma and est in questions of the day, and being possibly will go to Mexico. In the spring especially attracted toward young poo- he may strike for the Klondike. He likes ^ with bright possibilities before mining and will remain in a mining country. J >hem< Hellvedlese in the pasttban Patrick Kain returned from Battle many who were younger thanhe. Creek Thursday morning very low in A wife and two daughters, Mrs. Dick- health. He has failed rapidly. The doc- inson of Valparaiso, and Mrs. Rice pi tors do not think that xwOfotae can iatop the A , eont , IoW o, Asides nureer Offlceri and Director*— * A. D. Clarke, President, 0. 0. Ohubb, Vice Prest., TUos. H. Lantry, OasW«r, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron ScUeaok Thos. P. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE S41'BTr VEfQSW terest jmld on time deposits. I fAHUi WHl^i** *9 V**vw0»»w wi) UftyP rr^- oident he suffered a lew years ago Six per oq$JgftffiMt on Time Deposits •cago,

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