Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Algona Republican Newspaper Archive: December 31, 1879 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Algona Republican

Location: Algona, Iowa

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Algona Republican (Newspaper) - December 31, 1879, Algona, Iowa                                i fr 4 BOOTS AND AND ALMOST ANVTH1NO ELSE YOU MAY Subscription Montliirin flrtvatue ttoa Claw fhU Bftper In entered as Fourth MMI M BUSINESS Ims a choice article of t1 r f I r NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY AT VflMJIUl III1UI11 III Orleans Molasses which he offers very ComstockM Clothing to fresh and new and must be sold out before the close of the Sephyrs and Fancy Yarns Hall has the lnst lino of Zephyrs and Fancy Yarns in town to For loans on apiilv KOSSUTH COTTNTY lV7 Know KiioWYuj That all parties who have owed me firtwo years and who do not call and scttlein some way be fore January will be pro ceeded against in the and will have the costs of prosecution added to their Iw NOW way it for jour do not purchase your fall and winter goods before examin ing Comitocks immense 49tf somo of Daltons Canada Maple its NOW Wo tell you to go to Comslocks look over his stosk and price his goods before 49tf 1OO Overcoats Just received by Wood and to be sold out before New at a sacrifice Millinery anfl If you wish to see a nice lino of Millinery and Notions of the latest just stop into Titn beginning of the new year seems to be generally accepted as the proper time in which to enter upon a new course or to inangeriUe re forms in business or So wo will be considered presumptions if we venture to mig gust ono reform in thn rnanagemcni of our public MVairs which to many lax payers seams in quite impnr For some years it bus linen ciiHlomary to so ahruviato and short iii up tho roport of tho of Hoiird of SnpTviaors QH To leave thi public wholly in thfi diirk in relation to much ot thn uirl deplorably true of the record of hills upon hy It has IIHPII tho custom to bunch tin several items of all bilU presntitcd no matter what thn numlior or size of and to dpscribii tho gram total allowed in this brief and utiin tolligiblo manner Hichard Ron fm this simpl looking bill may bo included a flow each of which may bn of in tercst to tho tax paying as exhibit of the services they are call ed upon to pny together with the charge for such But as recorded in tho Record Book and published to the tho bill is al most To illustrate some weeks ago we had occasion to hunt up an item of a score or more of dollars allowed by the board ol Supervisors some months The published report and the Uecorr Book offered only the meager infor malion that at a meeting of a cer tain data a bill of nearly hari been passed upon by the board ane 11i nn i KOSSUTH DECEMBER new outfit at Positively fifty per cent cheaper than ever offered before in allowed followed services The claimants by four foi and tha amount Brick I have a kiln of A Brick which 1 offer for sale dollars per 48tf 1 at BIX SSTDalt m has another Barrel of fresh fmidies for the Holidays which he is sell ing Clothing Clothing No need to go unclothed while Comstock offers his immense stock of clothing so Examine and price goods at any New Goods New Goods ComBtock has them by the car and only wants benefit his patrons by a chance to giving them rare Dont fail to call on him before 40tf Wood on Any amount of wood will be ta ken on subscription at this Come right along with your maple and Five Thousand Five Thousand Livo Turkeys whiuh we will pay the highest cash 5 tf BLOSSON was all tho public were per mitted to know of a bill in which were n dozen items of interest tothe tax Through tho kindness of the Auditor we were enabled to find the envelope in which the bills allowed at that particular meeting had been and after a long tedious came upon the item we were in search But every tax payer cannot go to tho Auditors of fice and hunt up old bills in old mus ty envelopes stowed away in old bar for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not certain bills should have been The written and printed records aie designed for the full information of tax and while it is supposed that tho public officials will act honestly and dis oreetly in all it is quite pos sible that they may sometimes be misled into allowing unjust To place a cheek upon all wrong do ing or attempts at wrong and to make officials more vigilant to de tect plans for robbing the tax it has been enaoted thiit these tax payers shall be fully informed of the transactions qf their It seems to us that such information a we have described is not full infor Dry Yankee want at In fact everything you niay w can ba obtained at Jomstooks prices which7 will astonish 40tf has undoubt the largest and finoHt stock of Ladies Cloaks ever brought irilo KopRiith Jail and and price before Pay Parties tho undersigned will fiqd to their interest to call immediatelyarid settle ac counts with oHaU or by dont complain that yon have had no potion takpn charge of the Thorington Street will made it worthy the patron pf the Wanu will gervet at all Oysters by can or fresh Best of Tobacco and 52tf Kenyan will be in Algona about at which time she will organize a class in Instrumental Those desiring instruction are requested Jo leave their names with itf I4yeiy Stable I Ja wit of sus M4 first Uar Passengers taken to any the Term low location just Will Mil in the tree for cash f rmf m in this issue of we start a Farmers Exchange designed especially For tin benefit of fanners or others who wish to dispose of or to obtain any kind of live stock or any article ot Farm Tho idea was sug gested to us by overhearing a friend express a desire to obtain a of animals pf n particular breed for stocking his farm1 Tho same gen tleman remarked thathn had on haml for disposal a number of full whiuh ho wouidsell at a very roaHOiiablt It imiuediatuly inunrred to us that thio sxurmngu to bo the only way iu which thfl stock of the farm be kept at its could bo rnon advantageously carried out tlio columns or ihe thw We aim to uiakn tho tho special advocate of tin interests of the men and stock growers of ivossiith County Northwestern ami an organ for the interchange of the pries and connected with these We may be able furthei to serve our patrons and friends hy insisting them through our exchange department to change axd improve their live stock and to make othei A short experience will be necessary before we can announce permanent rules for thia department case of the Amerioan EmU grant Company against Adams coun toe decision of Vhicb by tou Su preme Court ot the United States we noted at the involved the validity of a contract and daed aptly like the OQutrapt aod deed ween the Emigrant Company and this county auC executed under like The county of Ad ams brought suit to set aside these instruments 99 ground that they had bepn secured oy The OirpiiH Oour of the United States sustained tha petitioa of toe couat h ou ttieground aUegei to tbe Supreme Oourfc jt yaj first hearing the oj of fraud made by fta county not by the evidenos and thai tudecree of tbg oftuld upheld on that but Qoart aeverttoleas the tiUe pu d s 1 n B entertainment giv on at thn Court House on bwtTlnm day evening nnlleiloiit a good atirli Tho evening was very co and the janitor found it impossibl to Keep the room comfortably warm Another tho oomplet luncesn of thn affair wan the fact tha tho divornions incident to Christina had interfered with th reparation of tlm somo o liiori ivcMo nm dthorn imperfectly Th very anil to wh took is dun Th ivcuipis wnre fair nHttini about I on of of for the hecanso Bounty no discriinination he twlsmi lintertninmonts for the btnefi uhlio entprprhes hure at how by who com in nuwly to oarry money out of th To say notbinu of the pull lie beneflits to lu derivjd from a dis crimination in favor of the former it is a question worthy of tbe con fidoration of the whether lower rate would not bring mor money into the county treasury i the course of tho We thin many onterainments are held i other halls for the reason that th expense of the Court is dis portion ate to tho amount to be which would go to th latter if the fee were reduced to satisfactory Wit anticipate but when we announce the marriage thi evening of James Patterson Duputy Sheriftof Kossuth County to Miss Mary daughter of ou worthy Aiu while we are anticipating we may a well add that the marriage of Jame McLaren to Miss Mary Pattorsoi will be solemnized AIM while wp are making a business o this we violate no con fidences when we add that the mar riago of Nicoulin to Miss Boll Galbraith is announced for thes There we have done our very and only hope tha our audacity may secure us againa A and dance was held i Whittemore on the evening of th 25th for tho purpose raising money to purchase a bell for th line large school house now nearl completed in that lively Th Algona String Band was in attend anee and furnished miisio for th and the occasion is said have buen a very pleasant ono About fifty tickets were sold am the bell fund was appreciably Tho new school house i being built by Lotts Creek town is T2G by 40 feet in sine and wil be finished olFin a substantia The cost of the building will be about AT a meet ing of tho school boar of this Independent held 01 Saturday evening Saun was eleotud teacher of tho depo Miss Cady of the riis mmary Dorlam s elected Principal for the two re maining terms of i be year at a salary of per month ihe teachers o the other departments of the centra school are elected for a single term at a salary of ijMO pir iSauuders is elected for OIK term at n salary of Phi choice of teacboru is quite sulis Victory to tbu publiu so far as iiivo been able to THIS late uolil Hiiup WHS ono of whokcsonnlry as well ol any isperiencod or Hiimn Tho oliruiiivlcvi all tbu way from thirty ibirtynix huloiv ZIM isi tiiisxttt while in tho rtgidii of tho Pacific roud in northern Ua kota and ii burrowed ibnvn tr liftyeight bly the depths havo been Htruck anil wo may now hopo for it mellow slice of OUB old and wtll known friend has recently puruhtis ed the McPherson place ou the diag onal stroet to Wit ter is a hard worker and one of the indispenmble citizens of and we take pleasure in noting this est evidence of bis Whai use Samuel will make of bjs aovr residenoe property has been disclosed to and we shall there fore consider the seoret we have been shivering with the thermometer measuring thirty degrees below the peo pie of the eastern have been experiencing a cold snap of forty degrees below tbe SHOW at a depth ot our Northern Tr ia entiiied to auiioe of the North the mercury tbe fhermpmyter bariog tQSSU dunng the eold Spirit tlw ters Measured a cold of tjftj legrew below Ws are in reseipt of A letter f roan iw Tarnaa Pnvloi our old formerly of Algona bm wow A dent of He well with his present bonje J All whfl m Q is fttr THB has concluded not toftffar any but we wish every paid un Ruhsmbpr a HAPPY NEW YEAR 1 who arc not to receive callers on New Years da should placard their frontdoors wit the information KNOT TRW MUM I BAHH hnsgonn to Chicago t tittond a sonrso of modinnl lectured T will be nhsfitit from home abou two Barr and th rshildrmi in whor y will rniuaiu during tho Doctor TriK cold wenther pinobefl tb cows nnol rnduoos tho supply o cream at Wnllnco Heei Tbe supply is likely t run low until about tbe 1st of March at which time a reinforcement o newmilch cows may be LAST Saturdays an warmth wns very welcome after th oxirmne cold of more than a week Tbe furrnors came into town from thn inrrouniling Rome of tb townspeople brought oiit their rigs for ploasure and things gener ally assumed a cheering aspect ON account of thi snowfall and th threatening state of the pass enger trains from tho eastward wer halted at Algona on Tuesday anc Wednesday evenings of last week A wild train from the Sanborn on worker through to this place on Thursdaj DEALTSRS have experienced a grea deal of trouble in keeping up thei stock of Farmers anil towns people who depend upon coal to fuel and did not lay m an early stock have had their peck measures fillef to overflowing while tho morctir has been located in tbe bulb of the As Will Hart and Miss Effio Haw kins were on their way to a visit in the country on Christmas day tin team became frightened and unman and finally upset anddisen scaled themselves from the cutter No injury was sustained by the cupants of the bnt the days anticipated enjoyment was broken Blanchard of Micbi run is visitins bis tbe fam ily of Mr Blanoharrl is an uncle ot Treasure Blanchard and father of the editor of tbe Express am tha nity editor of tho Dubuqne He is making a tour o Towa and visiting bis many relations in the Wn printed our usual o impure last but the supply ran out before we bad neirly supplier onr It is quite possibl that the omission has not boon no tinnd and that thin ever seen and read will be thn first ntimation may hav of our failure to connect with int some explanation seems to bo lallod for and is hnrobr at the residence of and bv Brown of Lafay ette Turner to Miss Emma I Deo at tho Fountain House n by to both f Irvington Diarins For Can bn obtained at the Drug Storo if 2w A Serious A small thin pansbook in which recorded the entries made at the ate Dairy together with a ist of tlie The book has 10 value except to the Secretary of he Please eturn to the UICPUBUCAN Annual The Annual meeting of the stock of the Kossuih County Bank vill be held at the IJank in ou the second Tuesday in Jan oclock for he election of Directors for the en ding and such other business may legally come before the Jw The teaoljers of Greenwood and ome of the of adjoining au the plluwiug of laftUupUou to way be buriuoiiy od sympathy work of others wUJ wbioj owo and judge interest parents The winter term of Algona Col tege opens to Heed is settled down in his new Kenyon departed for New York State last Mayor Stacy has been several days confined to bii house by Spear has resigned his clerkship in Sheets drug public Hchool will open again nixt Monday Ingham ie spending a vacation of three weeks at Jail and wife are spending tlm holidays with friends in the mother of Wolcott and Will is viaiting her children in this New Years callers have or ganized for exhaustive and exhaust ing work Heckhart is enjoying a vacation in school labors and spend ing Now Years week at Shedd is feeding his stock of corralled steers about seventy bash els of corn every MoNiut was down from Greenwood on Saturday last and made us a business Western of Ma son has passed out of tbe hands of Ilec Stan berry and into the con trol of lately from called at this office on He was on hia way to limmett County to visit religious watch meeting is to be held in the Oarlon school house in Irvington to Mr Keeling is to assist in the Luso has sent a unm ker of agricultural works to the Association for distribu tion among tbe Sewing Society of the Uni versalist Church will meet with Sbeetz on Thursday of next All are cordially of the Mason City JSxpress spent Christmas with iis brotherinlaw Judge We acknowledge a pleasant W Blanohard of Lan a relative of will preach in College Chapel next Sunday winter weather blustered up some on but as the local clerk of the weather was absent from town tbeattempt to get up a storm expects to enter ipon tbe work of pressing hay Some broken rods connected with the pressing machine have hindered earlier Monday Hist will re ieve Blanchard in the treasurers and MoGetchie will take ills place of Stough in the Aud tors exercises at the College Jhapel on Christmas Eve were of a leasing social charaster and were jjreiuiy enjoyed by ail in Reed has in contem ilniiim n trip through portions of Missouri and He ntends marling out next Tuesday meetirgs are being ceptupin theCongregaiionalChuroh tbrougli ibis The different Icnomiiiations have united to assist u carrying ou these Hrsi meeting of the Board f Supervisors for 1880 will take inxt Petti pne and Sweigard will at that neeting take the places vacated by Sclunok and L a cousin of Vhjte and a cheesemaker in the ory north of town in the season of has been visiting in Algona ome and left for nke last Monday The entertainment given by he Algona String Band on Christ nas Eye was well attended and duoats to the baud ex RBRD of Irvington visited tbe arm of L Coflin in Webster Conn y lust week and purchased a stock if pure blood Poland China hogs for ireedihg Reed re orts the farm and surroundings of Coffin as being just what one might suppose them to be after ning to his practical talks pn arming and so to hing eUeia Tlie mau whom you oust up a tree not only forgets to toss ou down some of be but is as lifes nottp pelt you the COMSTOCK Has Received for the Fall Trade an Unprece dented Stock of Do not fall to call and see Goods as Low as any Store in Algonafepilli i ircr column e s in In8 iniers from itoftfilM isnlcil hy remiUttion tot oitt qtiftrtftf If 0116 or i JAMES next Dijijr in Cornar of tnd i TUOTtft Oppoiltt Court toT Formerly of hat OverShaetz Drug Store u AT REAL ESTATE AND LOAN nf ni 17 5V of all klnl lionijlit and Particular attin fi nd Ierfectlne tlie Paying of tor Has Abstract of Title to Heal te In Kossnth Cot and TO and Goods Represented JU8T A3 THEY IOWA LANDS IOWA FARMS ACRES ON GREAT INDUCEMENTS OFFERED TO SETTLERS AND By tlae Secretary and f ACRES of this LAND are Located in KOSSUTH the BANKER STOCK DAIRYING COUNTY IN THE STATE ByMost of this Land is QRASS ic QRAIN cncap Office west See CRANVILLE ATTORNEY AND COirNIRLtOR AT Notary Public ami Collections promptly nttemlecl examined anil paid for mi X rnneral Ixmn and Collection biislnMd Office ad door upstairs over KoMiith D HANCO West loci State east of See TCV Crockeiv West State ROBINSON suu SOIL RICH BLACK THREE Olimate No Eain or Mud in but ilttia One Through the and a good prospect of anotlier very pay This County has very popular HERD and all stock is under the care of Hence no expense for except for Herding Stock costs 7S cents for Cattle and for Horses for the GOOD MILLS This Company has decided to REDUCE THE PRICE of their Best to to per Acre to Actual Settlers during the year For further call on or address gign Qlwier raerha etc Alfwork done at prloei to luVt the and In tile latest style oi the jier 00 We make our own Collars and Warrant thorn to give Satisfaction HAWEJS Leather Store and our stock of Harness ENAMEL SADDLERY I f i at NiT8 sr and Plastering about as near COMpLEtE as Anything can ft to tbj Ala fit s F W HAWTS use nothing but Southwest eoraor J State and Un State MGETCHIE AMProN RKAPBliS Vibrato State T Yardstit i the S ETCH L MATHRE9 PAS2L nd INSTRUMSNTAi SUAQUE is ns e Tortni pw qnartutoV with of Piano for ft WW Mf4 with USD of Piano for is lufflilv by WT1 CABINETMAKER JT A wlTUistnnTiunu 7 M and bu rewnHx   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication