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Algona Advance (Newspaper) - January 31, 1907, Algona, Iowa VOLUME JANUARY NUMBER DOWN IN TENNESSEE deary Writes From drays ville Telling What He Has HE AND WIFE ARE THERE Meets Son of Elder Macli a Peculiar Kossuth Pio neer Cleary and wife are spend ing the winter down at Tennessee Stella and both of whom are practicing physicians at the The following letter dated on the 24th instant is from Cleary Editor ADVANCE I thought I would scratch you a lines about bur trip on the mountain last Mon I hired a livery team to make a of 20 Stella went with Two and one half miles took us to the top of the mountain and it took about two hours to make We had to cir cle back and and in one place we made the letter S and looped the When we to we could look off over a range of hills to the east and see the Tennes see river about six or seven miles to the east and also see the mountains in Georgia and North The range we were on is about twelve miles wide and very with now and then some nearly level acres in This is a very poor place to buy land without seeing what you are1 getting one might be worth an next one might not be worth It might also stand up on edge and be literally a rock pile with trees growing in the Well we saw a few fields for this They have fine springs of water on these and nice running clear on the top of the After traveling ten miles over a very rough road we pulled up to Le Eoy Macks about one and got some He inquired about the old timers of Algona as he is a son of old preacher Mack whom the old set will Le Hoy lias 70 acres of land and seems to enjoy him He says it is very healthful up there and 1 think it must From Macks we took another road down the mountain that was four miles down and not as steep as the one we went There is a store near Macks where they pay 15 ctsi per for hauling goods up from the Five miles above us is the of Day ton there they have a smelting works and We came through the town and got home about 6 nv The roads in this are only 20 feet wide in most 30 feet is a wide The climate is all We have had four nights this week that it has frozen water about i inch before that for four weeks it never froze at and strawberries were in bloom and a few early We have been greens for some Weil I will close for this HAS PASSED AWAY Asa P a Resident Since 1869 Dies Sunday Mora ing at years of age lie went to Medina county Ohio where on November 4th 1852 was married to Julia A year later the bride and groom moved to Clayton county living there one son and daughters were born to Mary died in infancy and Lillle May died at the age of twenty four at this The two remaining and Charles Palmer are well known residents of It was from Clayton county that the family moved to this reach ing here October 13th Hall haft been a member of the Congre church since had been an active member of the church serving for a term of years as Hall belonged to a family that lived to a ripe old Although he died at the age of 78 years and eight months yet he passed away younger than any of the other members of his parents Those of that fam ily still living are the Benjamin of this place his brothers Hall of who was present at the funeral and Hall of The funeral was held from the home Tuesday Holmes coming up from Des Moines to conduct the The home was filled with bereaved relatives and sympathizing The grand May and Ruth had come intime to attend the sad the former from Chicago and the latter from The words forming the basis of the sermon were from Acts 60 fell The male quartet composed tof Howland Smith Clark and William Turner sang Nearer My God to Thee and Jesus Lover of My The services were simple and The interment was at KATE BUTTONS DEATH She Passes Away Thursday Night at As Result of Paralytic Sunday morning at past seven Asa Hall passed gently away at bis He bad been quite well during the winter till last Wednesday when be began to fail Jn Tbe decline was be at tiroes being semiconscious and unable to recognize bis He grew worse till the end finally came as above stated By bis death a grand good man has been taken the community and from the sight of bis whom be was greatly During bis jong residence in town he bad re esteem of wide of here with his family 1869 he embarked in HIS boass game a popular fO the ing bis hospitality si earners Jh with m fellew urn asd teat all warm Kate who was stricken with paralysis ten weeks passed away Thursday at at the home of her Wesley and family with whom she had been living since the death of her four years ago last She was conscious until almost the last mo ment of her and in full possession of her mental In her passing the community has been bereft ofa kindhearted She had led a life of toil in rearing her large arid had demonstrated in many ways the noble qualities of her woman during her residence in this She was devoted to the mem bers of her family with an affection that seemed to have no shar ing in their joys and their Her maiden name was Kate She was born in Morris and hence was nearly 66 years old when she When she was six years old she with her parents mored to where she grew to when she joined the church at the age of and where she was married to John Button in the year Her husband having bought her fa thers old the young couple began housekeeping and remained on that farm till March when they moved to Kossuth settling on their newly purchased farm in Cresco Here the family lived till Buttons death caused the break Ing up of the There were born to and Button fourteen two of whom died in infancy and Arthur a year ago last The others are Kate Barnsey and Oscar ot Lewis superintendent of the county Chester Wes ley and orrin of Algona pits worth of Lone Bosks Mrs oj and The funeral was heW from the home Sunday all the sons ant being present earner neighbors and sympathizing a brother of the was also here twm gut the ly of tbj deceased was THE INSTITUTE CLOSES The Farmers Enjoy Many Able Addresses and Lively De HAS SPLENDID PROGRAM Some of the Speakers Give Genuine Treats With Their We went to press last week on the morning of the second day of the Far mers The opening number of the forenoon ses ion was a song charmingly rendered by Minnie McNutt then had the floor while he vigorously denounced the practice of seedsmen sending out farm seeds that were full of all kinds of foul seeds and impur The association voted to take steps to stop the The most vigorous speech of the sessions thus far was Judge Quartons in appealing to the farmers to give more attention to the dairy He told how in where the farms were small and laud exceed the dairy cow was the only animal that could be kept at a profit on He scored without mercy those who persisted in keeping the dual purpose He boldly declared that you must either raise a breed of cattle expressly for beef or for He cited numerous instances where noted for their had been sold for fabulous He recited the law concern shipping into the state tuber and closed with a plea for well His argu ments were convincing and well re The afternoon session opened by a quartette composed of Benja Ives arid after which Mosher of the college at Ames gave a report of the experiments of the County Sta charts to He dwelt at length on the matter of test ing seed corn along the line advocated by Although the cost of the experiments on the county farm had cost the county nearly the Institute voted to continue the Secretary remarked at the close that it had been hinted that there had been some graft connected with the ses of the Smith then arose and said if anyone thought so then and there was the time to make it but no one Farley not being present his paper was read by Secretary Ho It was short and to the point and full chief among which was the urgent plea to make the county fair of such superior excellence that the value of Kossuth county lands would be largely in In telling what a good fair means to the Farley unfolded the sentiments of his heart a way as to convince all that his greatest ambition is to see tha fairs in the future made a grand suc Irving Hutchins made his first appearance before an Algona his short address he told the farmers about the value of an Agricultural education to the farmer He showed how sary it was for the farmer to be in the science of since all professional men bad to be specially instructed in their lines of work if they hoped to Being a graduate of the Agricultural college he related bow many of his mates bad obtained important He is full of ambition to do farming along scientific His marKs were heartily Hugh Bakers subject was Being a forcible speaker be said much that interested his bearers IR a short He bad it all PWR way till he began log the best Hinds of trees to grow to fence Questions were at him with great several taking issue with him on position lie advocated trees for and hardy tp be grown fpr Be thought that farmer should a couple of mother ftt Industrial Problem in a way that many will not After touch ing upon the trusts and combines he surprised his hearers by opening upon the liquor But it was a de lightful He presented cold blooded facts in a most entertaining way that met the approval of iSTot dne orator in a thousand could have satisfied that audience on that subject as he though be dared and When he had finished the officers and others grasped him by the hand to signify their approval of what he had Kennedy was introduced by the chairman as being one of the best judges of horse flesh in authority on the subject of horses and a man who had traveled exten sively over He proved to be a very interesting speaker his voice is thin and That he un his business no one who heard him can The points a horse should have to make him a ready in the market at a high were clearly made His address was one of the most practical on the whole and the means of doing as much The committee on com posed of Eod Ives and reported in favor of asking the legislature to make it a crime to sell adulterated seeds to abolish the sale of intoxicating liq to enact a to allow country children to attend the town and city schools free of and to levy a general tax to pay for the same and reported in favor of asking congress to cease sending out free seeds and to use that expense money for maintain ing experimental The insti tute passed all of the resolutions The following officers were elected secretary treasurer Ellis Ward and Hutch Schenck and Hofius was elected delegate to attend the State Farmers TEACHERS CONVENTION It was Largely Attended and the Discussions were Spirited and In obedience to the call of Sid Backus swarms of teachers were in town Friday and Saturday taking part in the discussions at the midwinter From the number of that were seen coming and going it seemed as though the regular fall institute was in The Friday forenoon session of all the sections was held at the Central School Following each paper came general discussions which at times were quite J in the Eural de Lillian in her paper explained her method of prepar ing busy and told of the benefits the children derived from such Belle Smith and Ethel Cobb dis cussed the matter of the assignment of reading lessons and how to get the interested so they would mas ter the lessons Florence Lulu Bircher and Melvina Frasher spoke on the matter of im proving the surroundings of the country schools and pointed out vari ways in which it could be Grape Stevenson was the leader In the Intermediate and Primary sec Edna Williams had a well pre pared paper on Tbe Purposes and Methods of ing it she illustrated what could be done by a class of her She first read a story to them and then they proceeded to act it In a little drama much to of those Carrie told of the facts a pupil should be led to learn before the text book of geography should be placed in bis She gave valuable suggestions ought to be Ida Peterson also spoke along that Minnie lizzie with a variety of discussed the prob lem of bow to good Tbe several methods in vogue were touched upon and their merits com the Grain Flu h before Were No two pairs of feet are exactly do any two pairs develop exactly This explains why we carry so many Childrens We want to give each pair of Little Feet a Shoe so near specially made for that no possible harm can come to the childs It means last and leathers in almost endless The Child whose leet we tit from Babyhood to Maturity will have well formed as nature CHILDRENS and Bring the Children here to be fitted with Shoes and youll nothing Brownell Shoe Company GOOD SHOERS Ladies Suit and Coat Sale FEBRUARY the manufacturers be at our store with a full line of Ladies Suits and Coats Special invitation to all the JOHN GOEDERS Just BOOTS and SHOES And we buy direct from a few of the Making Specialty Our shoes are worth every cent we ask for Our shoes are worth The Cold Winter is to Come See us for Warm Leggins and Thirtyfive Dozen New Spring Shoes here The Other A Card of Thanks We have now been business in the east years and during that time splendid we thank the We have ta mers the worth I their money and will as in by using the best can and ermine worte and get s wall pnr v we are fur
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