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Upper Des Moines-Republican (Newspaper) - February 2, 1910, Algona, Iowa tHE ditH THE 32HD WEDNES FEBRUARY THE GHIM REAPER Loved and Res pected Pioneer Goes to Her Frank Well Known German Dies in Union Another of the older residents of this locality passed into her long sleep when Hiram Matson breathed her In this accompanying the pangs of grief and regret at the loss of an old neighbor and there is the feeling that the deceased is free from her ills and distress and that her de parture is but a rest from her For a long time Matson has been a sufferer and her friends have the assurance that they did all they could for the aged mother as long as any thing could be and her final were cared for with great sacrifice and It iaUut proper to suppose that her spirit now rests in as a reward of a long and faithful career in this Evalyn born in Green in passed to her reward from her home in January at the age of seventy Left an orphan at an early lived with an older brother in Illinois during her girlhood She was united in marriage with Hiram at in Four children were born to this family who died in 1901 of Iowa Amie Peugnet and Miss of who with their adopted remain to comfort and minister to the aged hus band and The family came to Kossnth county in and moved from the farm into town in The funeraljof this beloved woman was held from the Methodist church Sunday and the remains of one throughout a long career had served a Christian was laid at rest in Riverview ofFrank The career another of the older farmer settlers of northern came to an end when the spirit of Frank Hintz took its flight into that great unknown Hintz had been a resident of this county for the past thirty years or and had prospered in this worlds the same as all the industri ous pioneers of this country He was born in November but has been a resident of this country the larger part of Ms For a number of years he has made his home with his Louie near the Good Hope church in Union town Besides the son there are two daughters who live hi that neighbor The funeral was held at Lotts January and the remains of the father who had spent three score and thirteen years in the daily walks of life were laid at rest by the side of others of the family who had gone THE POULTRY to Have February Germania Whitteinorej Lone Rock Lee Ferguson and Miss Hortense Smith Are to Be Married In Chicago This Ferguson left for Chicago Saturday evening and the announce ment is made that his marriage to Miss Hortense Smith will take place there this evening at the home of Miss Smiths Miss Smith and her father went to Chicago the middle of last week to prepare for the The wedding is to be a quiet the brides Lewis Smith of Fergusons sister from New York and and Horton being present at the Ferguson and his bride will immedi ately leave for the south where they will visit in New Orleans and spend some time on the big Call rice plan tation at They will return to Algona about the mid dle of It is needless to say that Ferguson have the best Wishes of all Fer guson as president of the First Na tional Bank and man of large commands the respect and esteem of the a daugh ter of and Lewis is one of Algonas most charming and popular young She is a grad uate of the Minnesota State Univers ity and is a lady well fitted for the high social station she has always May Ferguson find COW CONTEST IS of Hangs tip Another Parse of Cash Our Kossnth County Contestants are Making Fine Records in the Present LECTURE OF Corn Belt Poultry Association Show Here Starting The Corn Belt Poultry Association is one of the new organizations of this county that is going to be of benefit to the many of whom are al ready placing more value on poultry each year that their attention is given to this branch of their farm The association is now completing ar rangements for a good show to be held in commencing Febru ary and continuing through the of Il a poultry judge of ten or twelve years who has given sat isfaction at several of the best poultry shows in the be the From reports of War nooks work at other the exhi bitors need have no fear but that they will all receive a fair deal in the awarding of the The mem bership of the association is steadily nearly twentyfive names of substantial men of our county al ready having been with sev eral more who have signified their tention of becoming and will then take a greater interest in the work of the The fol lowing comprises the present member ship Lotts Greek j Bancroft Herman Burt Fenton Milton Qari AJgOfltftj The Address Pull of Good Suggestions to Every Person Who Cares for His Phys ical It is evident that the larger part of our people are not awake to the value of the effort being put forth by some of our state societies to inform the people regarding the importance of guarding against The lecture on that given by last Friday drew but a very small audience al though the topic was treated in a way that was of direct benefit to the general public as well as to the phy After the speaker had spoken of what was or rather not known of this scourge in past he referred to the point thatall treat ment to overcome that disease had been brought out since andthat although it was still the greatest known cause of death there was 80 per cent of those who became infect ed with the trouble that overcame the A correction of our home conditions was the only known speci fic for Were it possible to do so speaker would advise having no north sleeping rooms in our That the fear of night air has killed more people than has the To stamp out this trouble we must produce a more vigorous race and build up a greater resistance against tuberculosis and hi the treat ment of this disease one whiter season was worth more than twd or three fresh air and sun shine were absolutely essential to a control of the and contrary to the accepted it has been proven that plenty of rest is necessary that the which always becomes affected in the early stages of the may not be Ex ercise has been known to kill thous ands afflicted with A consumptive breathes more ab sorbs more and exhales more carbonic acid gas than an average per son of equal weight and health that is a and the life they lead must be of such nature as will also rest the eggs and meat are found to be the best foods to build up but care must be taken to gee that these foods are free from disease when put upon our The speakers words are worthy of thoughtful consideration by every Land Values 34 Years Burt Monitor In conversation with Ben Winkle that gentleman informed the writer that when tie came to Kossnth county 34 years ago the only piece ojf breaking done near Burt was done on the farm now owned Twenty acres of it was plowed and Winkle was oflered that farm at W per acreThe sami today could no doubt be sold for per We simply make the above mention to show the wonderful ad of land prices in just a period of 24 What the next thirty wll have in so far as land value are is one that is bard to predict of the Iowa Agri cultural was in Algona Satur day and looking after the interests of the dairy cow in the state contest now being waged throughout our He is an enthusiast over the value of the dairy animal on the Iowa farm and is anxious to see many more farmers take up this branch of Regarding the cow contest he says The cow culture club of Iowa will continue the present cow contest for another of Water will give another cash pre mium for best cows in the En try fee of will be charged for each Anyone having one or more cows to enter should write to of secre tary of the cow culture for in formation regarding rules of Kossuth county already has a num ber of good cows entered in this cod Julian has one cow at the present time giving five gal lons of milk with a test of per cent and over one and onehalf pounds of butter in 24 Another cow gives four and onehalf gallons of milk testing per cent and over pounds of butter in 24 Patterson has a cow in the contest hat is making a very good giving of nine months two onehalf gallons of testing per Judge Quarton has two good Guernsey cows oe of which will make fourt hundred rounds and over of butter fat or over our hundred and eighty pounds of ratter in one Kossuth county s urged to keep on improving the Duality of the dairy COLLEGE SINGING Next Number of Library Aid Course to be Here February an Organization of Extraordinary The above company is composed of eight attractive young quartette of musical direct or and a singing Wal ter Their entertainment is composed of some of the sacred and secular vocal selections from light and grand in strumental numbers and Most of these are given in of which there are many 6hanges and all are as elegant and elaborate as the costumes of the finest musical extrav aganza on the These eight girls were selected from a trial of over one hundred in Boston and more in Rehersals were commenced in the middle of the sum mer and continued for eight solid Neither labor or ex pense were spared in perfecting the entertainments to be given by these College Singing which with the long consistent preparatory work put upon their enables them to give a first class finished performance from the very start and they have made a great hit wherever they have given a All these young ladies are graduates of colleges and each one an artist of no little Eccles is not only a humorist of considerable note but is alao a fine They capti vate their everywhere and haVe proved to be one of the greatest successes of the Remember the date is Saturday Febru ary at the Oall opera 50 Seats may be re served Friday morning at Falken hainers drug LUVERNE SCHOOUOUSE FIRE Flames Destroy Public School BuiluV Ing at LuVerne on Monday WORK STILL GOES PAST YEAR A Final Week of the Lyon Meetings Will be Richest in BIesslng450 Already Tak en a Stand for the fourth and last week of the Lyon evangelistic meetings in Al finds no decrease in the interest and attendance at the The Sunday morning meeting drew Glimpse at the Report the Librar ian Shows Increased Taken in Editors Upper Des MoinesRepubli an Thelibrary has had another rosperous From the annual eport given to the board of trustees at the last meeting a few items are gleaned that may be of interest to he patrons who so loyally support he The total circulation reached of which were class The adult fiction averages 30 ler cent of the 1509 books on literature have been drawn from he 1157 on 600 on 458 on 443 on biog 414 on 232 on useful 226 on 208 on fine i5 on 32 on This is an index of the class of books that are being read from the There are 5954 volumes in the library as shown by the 317 vol umes havingbeen added this past We have the same generous friends giving and he library gives grateful acknow edgement to each and It is due to the friends that so kindly assisted us in the work of gathering papers o state that the partial car netted the library and that tag day increased onr treasury The gift of the this aside from money turned was the Old Manse edition of Haw jhornes published by Hough on and the New Internation al bringing material to The readers have been reregisted year and since June 950 cards have been Library which was postponed on account of the will be arranged for soon and at that time the public is cordial ly invited to visit the library and get a firsthand knowledge of the Just now orations from juniors and seniors are on and the reference room is a veritable bee Reference work is the line along which the best work is done in the Algona Where Was George Bancroft Register At the conclu sion of Saturday nights services at the tabernacle in a sextette of young men inarched down Dodge street singing Three and the World IB They bad splended and it was judged that bymto night several worlds had been They eventually felt like Alexander the who found the next morning sighing for other worlds to forth a crowd of fully 1200 people and again in the afternoon there was an audience of 1000 men that gathered to hear what Lyon had to say to men only on this his second meeting of a similar At the special events like the lecture on amusements Thursday and the service on Sunday the seating capacity of the building was severely taxed and fully 1600 listened intently to the gos pel message that was poured forth with power and intense Not a little of the effectiveness of these meetings has been due to the grand music which has been rendered night after night by a chorus of over one hundred led by The question is being asked as to how much is being accomplished to ward a moral and religious uplift in the It is questionable if the value can ever be In the lauguage of one who lives several miles in the the meetings have brought about a better tone of conversation at the various farmers and the topic of the meetings at the Algona tabernacle is frequently mentioned with real en thusiastic Tomorrow will be a midweek Sab bath and special services will be helc in various parts ot the A double number of the morning cottage prayer meetings is called for in the four dis Preaching service will be helc in each of the churches at conducted by the and every citizen is urged to attend these meet ings whether they are able to be pres ent at the other services or A song service will be held in the taber and preaching service at A large majority o the business houses of the city wil close between the hours of and in the afternoon that every one may have an opportunity to at tend the tabernacle The character of the evening meeting will be that of a thanksgiving service and will be of especial Next Sabbath will be last services conducted by Union mass meeting in the morning service for men only at 3 in the afternoon and the farewell service tat 7 Any person who remains away from these meetings are doing them selves a greater injury than they are anyone LuVERNE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING Destroyed by Fire Early Tuesday Conflagration Occurs at Cause of Fire Insurance Fire destroyed the public school building at LuVerne Monday night while the people of that town slum ered away peacefully unconscious of presence of the fire The laze occurred about midnight and he town dwellers knew nothing of it until called up on the phone by peo ple living in the country who had ob served the big fire from a It was then too latejto fight the fire and building and contents were entire THE FORGERS ARE Authorities Landed Boy Payu and Haggerty in the Algona Jail Tuesday Payn Was Still Engaged in Passing Forged Checks While Haggerty Was Trying to Enjoy His III Gotten y s sion Monday The origin of the fire School had been in ses and the fires were care fully attended to by the janitor when he left in the The building contained five rooms and was an old frame It would probably iost to build a like building There was insurance and anew and better building will be erected as soon as In the meantime an endeavor will be made to secure rooms to continue the school BAILY FOR Editor of The Brltt Tribune Thinks Sam Drake Would Make an Ideal Railroad Tribune Sam Drake the only Sam was down from Mason City Sam is being talked of for railroad Years ago he was agent at a Kossuth county railroad Sam owned the road and admitted The president used to come down and ask Sam what he should do next and it was cheerful to see Sam kick him around and show him where to head Then Sam sold flour he was so flowery that he flour ished from the but life insurance is Sams He had written poli cies so enticing that widows have smiled at the funerals of their depart ed If anyone could make a railroad run a sidetrack up to a far mers kitchen Sam He owns two or three farms in Kossuth county and is a horny handed agri culturist of the first Why not make him railroad commissioner The fellows dont do much but stand arpund and look wise and Sam could give old Solomon and big casino in the wisdom business any Out on Sams farm there are innovations and discoveries He made a silo last year that is eighty rods twenty rods wide and six inches and the silage when twisted into a rope would reach three times around That is the way he feeds a cow needs more feed they just unwind it and Sam give em more There would County Attorney Dickinson and Sheriff Lillie returned yes terday morning from hair ing hi charge the two young Roy Payn and Edward wanted here for the passing of forged The authorities received a clue as to the whereabouts of Payn the turning up of two or three checks which he had cashed at and learned of the locality where Haggerty might be foundthru the mail from his brother which re vealed the fact that was at Port Huronr Michigan where he was found when the officers reached Dickinson and Lillie left here first to Des where they secured the proper requisition and then on to Michigan where they found Payn at and Haggerty at Port as noted It will be remembered that Payn is wanted for the forgery of four checks which was found by the banks in Algona several weeks and more similar checks have turned up that were passed after the young reached Haggerty is want ed for having cashed some grain checks belonging to his Will and got away with Both of the young men will probably have their preliminary and be bound over to the next term of dis trict Try our Meplesoia Special prices on 5 ftftpk S pi troubled with consti no appetite or feel give Chamberlains Stomach and Liv er Tablets a trial and you will be pleased with the Taew tab lets invigorate the stomach and er and strengthen the by A Rexull B to Conwer ft be less monkeydoodle business in parquet of the Chicago stock yards if could get the stock business in 8am could get the stock business of Iowa by the tail and drive a few thoroughbred bulls through their rate Iowa stock ought to travel on a pass anyhow and Sam knows Laugh a Veu the whole plame Unt you cant mafce nodding Unt youre godding doublevisted Flows right from the bands of Dont go scowling all der Dont lie veeping all der Dere is bedder times aborning After vile id vas all Laugh a leedle Yen your ehust chuckfull Unt your mind unt heart iss plue Unt youie sure tomorrow Vill be vorser yet for Dont gif up Dont led em vip you Dwist youp hps into Like as pot hard luck vill skip Youll be happy afder vile Laugh a leedle Per is lots of laughder in Der is laughs for all der tears Chust forget der dots You ha you chance in odder Poud go round all bent up double Mit dec toftd of woe youve If you want to bomjw Dere is folks to lend a Laugh a leedle Yat it iast or Dose mifi von iosfc regfo Afder vile youll think its funny It you hafient der best Let der laughdjer coma a bubbling Fjon ycafr heart unfc from Den der vofld from troubling Uat yqu time foe a ALGONA Wheat 93o to barley to 4 seed to Bells tolling vn on Don d you lor adder j one vorrriea for
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