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   Algona Advance (Newspaper) - September 8, 1904, Algona, Iowa                                THE ALGONA SEPTEMBER GIVEN AWAY We have made arrangements with the Kossuth County Fair Association to give away worth of mer chandise in The prizes to be given in the fol lowing manner Each of the 28 townships in Kossuth county will be awarded two LTo the person receiving first prize at the Kossuth County Fair for two dozen ears of White Dent from his we will give a prize of ft ft To the person receiving first at the Kossuth County on two dozen ears of Yellow Dent a prize of in merchandise jtf ft In order to get a prize during the Fair bring prize ticket for corn to Steeles Clothing and leave order for corn on exhibit when you will be en titled to make selection of any goods in stock to amount of prize 1 STEELE ALGONAS LEADING CLOTHIER For All Sorts and conditions of men we of all but on ly one condition For the Best Results leave your Watch and Jewel ry Repair Work with Dingley Co ONE OF SHERMANS BUMMERS Only the Best Trees are used in the manufacture of the Lumber Good Sound fine enough to use in the construction of a millionaires Experienced carpenters and builders recognize the importance of good Youll find the majority of them are our pa This alone should convince you that you should place your order WJeeler FOE SALE OB My place one mile and a half south of consisting of eight acres all good cook I will sell very reasonable or trade same for hor ses and FRANK Tis said a bottle and a glass Will make a person But Rocky Mountain reas the drink That livens up a Money to Loan at 5 per 19tf HAQfiABp John Knott While Telling of His War fences Becomes Young About once a year John Knott ol Joe calls to see Saturday he paid this office his annual He has lived in the county for about thirty years and has a warm feeling for the old settlers whom he has known for that He is an interesting conversation and takes extreme delight in narrating events that transpired un der his while he was in the civil He grows enthusiastic and lives over again his stirring army He was in the Cumberland army in Fighting Joe Hookers hav ing for his brigade Ben who later became the chief executive of the He served in the 129th Illinois infantry and helped mow the swath on Sher mans immortal march from Atlanta to the In the series of battles before At lanta his regiment was constantly en He was in the battle at Peach tree Creek where the lamented Mc Pherson was and where John Logan assumed command I Before the battle ended he was wounded three One ball passed through his hat and left a scar on the top of his scalp that he will carry to his Another ball plowed through his and a third caused the blood to rush from his back till it sat urated his While at our office explaining the incidents of this engagement Khott was fired with At times he was on his hands and knees on the floor fighting the imaginary Then he would spring to his feet and like the village schoolmasters guest who shouldered his crutch to show how fields were would imitate some well remembered field For the time being old age passed and he forgot that forty years had elapsed since the occurred that he was He became a young man again and marched across the floor with an elastic step and with a martial bearing that was both sur prising and delightful to Re peatedly he would give some order of a in the same tone of voice that he still Knott has pleasing remember ances of the grand review of the sol diers at at the close of the in May It was the most imposing sight he ever and he feels thankful that he sur vived the war to participate in that splendid He is pleased to know that the county will soon celebrate the golden anniversary of its first permanent If health permits he will be present to help do honor to the early SalisburyHarrison The home of and Salisbury last evening was brilliantly illuminated and presented a cheerful appearance on the occasion of the marriage of their Miss Beatrix to Will Harrison of Sioux The beautiful ring ser vice of the Episcopal church was con ducted by rector of the church at in the pres ence of many admiring friends and relatives of the contracting Floral decorations in great profusion made the scene one of beauty and the parlor being in colors green and the sitting room in yellow and and the dining room in red and The maids of honor were Misses An na sister of the and Stella sister of the The best men were Harrigan of cousin of the and cousin of the Little Marie Peugnet and Walter Walker were the ribbon and Jean Salisbury the flower Adams played the wedding march that led to the happy After congratulations the wedding supper was daintily served by Misses May and Ruth Lulu Bushnell and Mary Then followed the wedding social that will be long re membered for the rice throwing in which all took a merry Besides those already mentioned who were present from abroad were the grooms father and mother and of Iowa the brides John and siary both of The latter two completely surprised the wedding party by making their appearance a few moments before the The bride having lived here all her life has a wide circle of friends and is exceedingly popular with the young people who now rejoice in her happi Her amiable and other good qualities that made her a favorite of so many of her acquaint ances will contribute in making her married life one of peace and content and Harrison will make their home at Sioux City where the husband is the junior member of the firm of Rowe general western agents for the North Chicago Gas Construction He is a roung man of flue address and good Dusiness qualities and is known to be onorable and manly in his Hocking Valley Coal s our We handle the best ancl mrnourown THK ALGONA FINE SCHOLAR DIES E McElroy Passes Away Friday Night at Nine Oclock After Lingering WAS TALENTED LECTURER For Eight Years he was the City Librarian and the Students Friday evening at nine after being helpless for several Elbridge Packard McElroy passed into the great He was con scious almost to the last moment of his A few moments before the death angel he said to his wife Bring me something to for I am going on a long He then called her to his bade her good bye and closed his eyes He was born November 1834 at During the period of his young manhood he formed the acquaintance of many of the eminent statesmen and men ol letters that centered at While still he went to James as an agent for a rail road company and while there read law with a view to practicing that Feeling a call to preach he deserted the law for theology and joined the Congregational He became an ardent advocate for trfe temperance legislation and for several at various elo quently lifted his voice in public ros trums and pulpits in behalf of that His first pastorate charge was at Here his love for a public library caused him to found and so great was his zeal for the cause that he donated his entire col lection of rare and costly books to start the After a few years he was called to East where he preached for several Then he took chaige of a congrega tion at in the same It was at this place on December that he was married to M3ssSElla who in less than two years from their wed ding While living at that point McElroy was thrown from a carriage and his skull was factored as the The injury he received from the fall caused him to have ill health and to abandon the He never fully recovered from the effects of that unfortunate After his wife Miss Hannah Lilja who had been the house maid during his married came to make her home with her sister near Swea During the spring of 1887 McElroy came also with the inten tion of farming for a He rented a farm and expended everal thousand dollars trying to suc but the venture proved a loss and he decided to abandon that pur On June he was married at Bancroft to Miss whose deyo tion for him in after showed that he had won a jewel of priceless During the year they moved to Here for nine years McElroy was the faithful city libra He took great pride in holding the position and was admirably adap ted for that kind of He made friends of all the students by his ready nowledge of where to rind the infor mation His salary was very small and he practiced the most rigid economy in his home to defray expen During that period he frequently filled pulpits and delivered FTe loved to speak on themes relating to the stirring when the anti slavery discussions were at fever heat at He was an ardent admirer of Wendell Phillips and could quote whole pages of his He was a close student and possessed a won derful fund of Nearly two years ago failing health compelled him to resign as iast February he was stricken with which rendered him help The funeral was held from the home the services being conducted by Ollerenshaw who was assis ted by Tenney and A large sympathizing audi ence was many of whom were e school children of the third rhe casket was decked with a profu sion of flowers contributed by loving In the Clefted Bock Im Jesting and other that were be deceaseds we re His remains were interred at Rivervjew Among those from out of town who were present at the funeral were Charles Dorsett of an old time friend of the and Miss Hannah a niece of Mc from Was Deliehted With the Chrischilles arid family re turned from the Louis fair the first of the Chrischilles thinks one can see more of the things of this world in one week at the than three fourths of the human race ever see in a life He was particularly im pressed with the palace of agriculture not from an architectural but on account of its its systema tic and pleasing arrangement of exhib its and charming ingenuity displayed by the different particularly Kansas and Ne It is here one may see displayed the grain raised in perpetual sunshine in the irrigated portions of the along by the side of the grain from the humid and may note the important It is here alsc that someone discovered that alfalfa meal suggested to his mind an econ omic result of greatest It was found that by grinding alfalfa into meal it becomes thoroughly dried and forms a most useful when used with grain for feeding and fat tening cattle and other domestic ani DickinsonVanNess Yesterday there occurred at three oclock at the home of and in Plum Creek town the marriage of their Miss Alice Dickinson to VanNess of Mason The ceremony was performed by the grooms presiding elder of the Cedar Rapids district of the Holmes was also present and The wedding was a quiet be ing only witnessed by a few friends and the immediate It was while both of the contracting parties were attending Cornell that the admiration began which fin ally ripened into love and after graduating from that institution established him self in the hardware business at Mason where he now enjoys a growing He is to be congratulated for wooing and winning one of Kos suths fairest Death of Martha Seeley Martha Seeley passed gently away Tuesday morning at 11 oclock at the home of her Her maiden name was Martha She was born in the state of She was married in Illinois to Thomas a brother to one of the well known pioneers of this About thirtytwo years ago her husband When Williams and family moved to this place twenty two years Seeley came with them and till her death made her home with She has two other daughters Dart of Marshall town and Will Waterbury of Sac Seeley was an ambitious wor ker and was never while in good to remain She was remarkably swift in all her move ments for a woman of her On account of a growing cancer her health began to decline about fourteen months when she was obliged to desist from her accustomed The funeral was held from the home yesterday Chipperfleld onducting the Kind neigh bors and friends who had held Seeley in high were present to ontribute consolation to the bereaved The remains were taken to Ackley and buried beside the grave of her PUTS AN END TO IT A grevjous wail oftimes comes as a result of unbearable pain from over taxed iver complaint and But thanks to Kings New Life they put an end to it They are gentle but Try Only Guaranteed by Con BAXEBY WAGON The Algona Bakery will start a wagon next Monday with all kinds of and will bring a good supply to where you can purchase what you Will call from 8 to 12 Our cider mill is in full Bring your No use to let them We will make them into good cider for you and only charge 5c per 6tf LUTK WITNESSED BY MANY The BowyerWhiffen Marriage Consummated by Impressive NOTABLES WERE PRESENT Chicago Sends Delegation in Honor of its Worthy The large auditorium ol the church Tuesday afternoon was well filled with friends to witness the beau tiful and impressive that united Miss Edith Bowyerand Wal ter WhilTen as partners for Standing in front of a profusion of flor al decorations of yellow and the two hearts became as the ceremony being conducted by with the brides from Belmond After a couple of appropriate solos had been rendered by John the wife of the Chicago city atthepipe played Lohengrins Bridal Chor us while the bridal party were des cending the aisles to the and ad ded to the impressiveness by further rendering classic symphonies during the The was attired in white chitton while the bridesmaids were gowned in yellow and They were Misses Sue Lowry of Nebraska May Farley of Whittetnore Jeanctte Nellie Mabel Carr and Bertha Tellier of this The ushers of the Garrick who was best man a railway official Clark a all of and The bride en tered on her fathers arm charmingly attired in white chiffon over white ilk and wearing the long convention al bridal Following the a recep tion was held at the home where the attending friends extended congratu lations and viewed the large number of elegant and useful gifts that had been tendered the happy The the eldest daughter of and was born and raised in and is known to be one of the finest young ladies this place has In popular standing she has been of the for all admire her womanly She is an accomplished musician and las won a place in the faculty of the Chicago Musical College by her splen did The groom is superintendent of the Associated Press Bureau of Chicago and is a worthy young man of lofty ambitions aad noble Those present from a distance be ides those already mentioned were The brides Minnie Mur ray of Ilavelock and Ellen of Fort Dodge Miss Mil daughter of the latter Miss Ed na Thomas of Humboldt Whif the grooms mother from Dow ners and the humorist of the Chicago Jour The happy couple were atten ded by a large circle of friends to the depot when they left on the Tuesday vening train for their Chicago The Excerience of A newly married man told me a tale of woe the other which hap pens to every newly married When he got married his wife gave lim half the clothes closet but in only three weeks all his clothes were hang ng on nails driven in the ey Why Called Editorial rooms are called Sanc tums because of the scriptural lan uage used the editor opens a letter supposed to contaia money and finds an obituary Ruthven Thats the Iowa Idea An escort of Rough Eiders 150 strong will meet Cummins at the sta ion at Britt and escorthim to the air grounds where he will speak at 10 with V You need clean healthy bowels just as much as wholesome food without you cannot keep lollisters Rocky Mountain Tea elim nates all Tea or 35 The Winston Churchills atest and best book can now be had at Money to Loan at 5 per 19W HAGGAKD   

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