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   Upper Des Moines-Republican (Newspaper) - April 27, 1910, Algona, Iowa                             TRAINER of Burt Candidate for Republican Nomination for DEATH CALLS YOUNG AND OLD George Lambert Responds to the Reapers Call at the Hospi tal Ditswortb Crossed the River Wednesday After a Severe Battle With Typhoid A veil of sorrow fell upon our citi zens Friday when the news was con firmed that George of the firm of SpurbeckLambert Com had been claimed by the grim It was known that Lambert had been in the hospital for a overcoming an attack of blood poisoning that had settled in his but this had been alleviated and the patient was about to leave the when an aggra vated attack of his old dia which had been troubling him for several appeared and his going was then but a matter of a few George Warren was the youngest son of George Warren and Sarah Gregg born in Seneca New May which means that he Would have been sixtysix had he lived less than six weeks Dur ing his boyhood days the family mov ed to Wisconsin and after a number of years came to locat ing a farm near The mother passed away September while at and the father Was married a second The I senior Lambert died at April and George remained on the farm at caring for the fitepmother and until they were all separated or laid at Seventeen years ago m company with Walter j came to Algona and started the Spur beckLambertx butter tub which has been a valuable and grow ing industry of our city from that day the There were three brothers in the Gregg Lambert who died the civil Npvember 1862 Robert Gregg Lambert who died May at Illinois i to whom we are now bid the final Bobert Wan the only one of the brothers who I was married and his Melora a niece and four neph of the deceased are the only of the family who are W enly f eel the l088 Q their be loved i time of his death Lanv an maWne preparations to make evaded visit with these five rela whom Uves Gordons i jutoojs and in all of his business and a man in whom all had implicit confi His relatives remember him as an kind and true un cle whose memory they will cherish with deep reverence as the years pass Short funeral services were held Monday morning at the home of Walter conducted by Wal ter and the remains taken to Waverly where the burial was made by the side of his father The business interests of Algona feel they have lost a valuable friend in away of George Lam CARD OP THANKS Our heartfelt thanks are due and Walter Spurbeck and other friends who have been more than thoughtful and kind to our beloved uncle during his latter days to the choir for their appropriate music at the funeral and the friends for their beautiful floral the last gift to their and Death of Robert Dltswortli The death of Robert son of and Ephraim Dits worth of occurred Wednes day at the after a five weeks spell of The sickness was at first supposed to be lagrippe but la ter developed into typhoid Robert Ditsworth was born in Ger ald South May and at his April was twentyone eleven months He lived in Fayette county one year and with the family settled near Bancroft in Robert graduated from the high school of Bancroft in 1905 in a class of 17 two of whom have preceded him to the grave within the past year Ella who died July and Dwight Canfleld last After leaving the high the young man continued a business course of instruction at Ames and fin ally at Drake College in Des During the past year he has been em ployed with the Central Life Insur ance at Des and was with them when stricken down with the fatal He arrived home on Patricks day and steadily declined in strength till Wednesday This is the first death in the which consists of the five brothers and four Adam lives at Lone Rock Oscar at Wallace at Bancroft Jesse at William at Algona Trowbridge at Iowa Trowbridge at Alice and Nettie Ditsworth in Robert was a member of the Christ ian church of Des The funer al occurred Saturday with short ser vice at the and the remains were taken to Bancroft for That Robert Ditsworth was a popu r and greatly respected young man among those who ew him is evidenced by the letters of sympathy received by his parents from some of the instructors at pastor of the Dee Moines Ohritr fian of which Ditswortn a and other former ions who knew and appreoiatr was com i and Ditsworth feel vey grateful to the who have loyal in their sympa Jby I reiplot to thew hours of raw w4 bwWveineirt fo ttw low of SKIPPED FROM GRflND Young Man Ignores Subpoena to Shield The Party Who Sold Him Liquor Grand Jury Helpless to Bring Down Justice on Law Breakers Till Witness is It was Tuesday morning before the April term of court got fairly ready for The first case to receive its attention was that of Abbie Ames Martha which is in regard to some alleged wrongful judgments against the Ames estate and is the result of former suits over the settlement of family A jury was just impanelled when a tele gram came to one of the attorneys in the calling him home to Emmetsburg on account of the death of his Court post poned the hearing until next Tuesday A contested collection suit was next taken up entitled L Button bub owing to the late arrival of the train bringing the defendant from Story there was no progress made in the suit and it is attracting the attention of the court this But the interest of the public during yesterday was more particularly cen tered upon the probable work of the grand jury as they were trying to ar rive at the bottom of the disgraceful drunken spree of the two young men who made fools of themselves on our streets As is noted elsewhere the two Floyd son of and known as Pud both young men of sixteen and seventeen years of were arrested Saturday afternoon in a beastly state of intoxi Laird had part of a bottle of whiskey in his possession which had een the cause of all the When the latter was put through a iweating process Monday morning the acts were brought out that he had mrchased a quart bottle of whiskey rom a farmer who lives a few miles outh west of that bystander in the post office Satur heard Laird ask the farmer if he jould get him some whiskey and the atter told him that he could for per quart The lad rather ob ected to the price but finally handed he farmer some A few min utes later the farmer handed him the flask of liquor while at the ced Young Laird and Floyd Turner han got together and went out to burner s home in the west part of own and occupied the barn as a bar oom in which to drink the later they returned down State and South Thorington streets to Calls lasture where they put in some more ime consuming the flery By he time the two boys were back in he business part of town they were lilariously As soon as Laird was liberated from ail officers were on hand with a sub oeua for him to appear before the jrand jury Tuesday When he jury was ready to hear his evi Laird was not to be nor las he been heard or seen iu this lo ality since that The skipping out of Laird placed he grand jury in an embarrassing ituation could not return a bill against either the farmer or he others who got hold of the liquor without the presence of the main wit ness so the matter will have to rest or a time till the officers can lay their lands on the young To Rochester by Hinchon received a message Saturday evening from Min to the effect that his Will was in a critical condition through lood poisoning caused by some in ury to his A later message stat ed that his only hope for recovery was a trip to Rochester and probably an Sunday afternoon the ather heard news from the hospital Will would either be on the road oward recovery within twentyfour lours or would be with a pro ability that the result would be the Hinchon secured the ser vices of an auto and driver from Par gos and made a night trip up ID Rochester to be new the son durT ng the critical Friends of linchon were relieved Monday morn ng about nbae oclock to hear that xe had completed the Journey in good lime and that the report from his eons Bedside was more with Vpes for the young mans PALMER3HEPHERD Miss Ruth Palmer United in Marriage to Young Medical Student From An event which has been the inter esting theme of conversation in the social circles of our city the past was the marriage of Miss Ruth Palmer and Shepherd of The event took place at the home of a college chum of Miss Palm ers in April and Shepherd Were visitors at the Palmer home in this city last Wednesday and Thurs day and then returned to where they will make their home while Shepherd is completing his post graduate course of study in a medical It is probable that will be their future as Shepherd is reported as having considerable financial interests there and will probably practice med icine in the city where he is already well known and highly IS THE LID ON Boys Arrested tor Drunkenness in Algona First of Its Kind In Many Years There was a disgraceful scene on State street Saturday afternoon when a couple of the young men of our city made a ridiculous exhibition of them selves while under the influence of The boys were finally locked up and an attempt made to get them to say where they got the liquor from Which they were The lads were only seventeen or eighteen years old and the one who seemed to be re sponsible for their condition said he would be hanged before he would tell where he got the A few months when the Algona drug stores had liquor the sale of the liquor would have been charged to They were usually made scapegoats while the bootlegger plied his Here is an opportunity for the temperance workers to do some effective work along the line of en forcing the liquor There is hard ly any one but who will acknowledge that the person who will sell liquor to about as low down the scale of morality as a human mortal can and be glad to see such persons get their just ALGONA MAN WRITES Black MorgM Mf i awotti ipwe wsiw Wocl li PpwrtpttflWiW until you File Philosopher and Au Completes Publication of Book of Travel In Filo Poarch has received his book on travel in Germany from the book binders and it makes a handsome vol ume of 263 It is bound in blue cloth with gold Inasmuch as Filo has been a member of the Up per Des MoinesRepublloan office force for over ten we take an interest and some pride in his literary which for originality and human in terest is excelled by but few travel stories we have The book was written by Filo as a result of a sum mers visit he made in Germany in and is entitled A Few Observa tions in There are five parts entitled New York to Ham burg Peerless Hamburg Imper ial Berlin Quaint Dantzlc and Homeward Poarch is a shrewd observer and describes the lives and customs of the German peo ple in an interesting and philosophical The book shows striking or iginality of expression and is rich in information not found in the ordinary travel It is embellished with pest card pictures of scenes in Ger many of which the author secured sev eral hundred while on his The volume is dedicated to Haggard of the Upper Des Moines and Editor Dewel of the Branagan of the Em metsburg Democrat and Laidley of the Bancroft Register are given credit for assistance in the way of criticism and the use of type and printing The book was set up and printed by Poaroh in the offices The work was done by the author and it re quired the greater part of his spare time for a Only one bundreS and fifty copies were A few of these will be sold for 75o the balance being reserved for distribu tion among the friends of the who leaves June for another trip to the Recorder Nicoulia Buys Bancroft Cor Sudmeier week sold bis fine improved farm in Purl now occupied by And rew floored ion to for I7Q per Ni aod Sudmeler ii doling out In eif prtpuniiQ mor or HATTIEMOORE MITCHELL Two Lectures At Friday April HattieMoore Mitchell of Drake University will give a talk at the Li brary to the mothers and ladies who are interested in the general welfare of the Algona public Her sub ject will be The Woman Theyd Like To Have Us 8 at the she will give an address to tho public on the subject Three Times Three Make No admis sion will be but a freewill offering will be taken todefray ex I have had the pleasure of hearing Mitchell and I feel confident that everybody will be well repaid in com Ing to hear FROM ALGONA TO John Smith Tells of the Pleasures of his Western Trip Over the Sante Fe Encountered Thunder Snow and Ice Before Reaching Sunny Side of Colorado April tors Upper Des Moines Iowa When I left Algona I made you the promise that I would drop you a few and now to ful fill that We left Algona March 25th pected to arrive in Des Moineaat but the train was two hours late into Des and Budd met us at the station with their fine auto and took us across the city to the Great Western An old cashier of a national bank in Des was on hand to meet us and said he could not let go west without a hand Within a short time we were n the sleeper bound for Kansas where we arrived the next We had to cross this city to the Santa Fe where we boarded a train for We passed through a great deal of sandy land on this but after we pass d the city of Lawrence the land was There are many fine farms between Lawrence and We passed through a very nice looking and reached Wichita about Clark was at he station with his We were soon loaded in and away we went up Emporia one of the most beautiful streets I ever and found Clarke ready to welcome us to her beautiful home where we stayed till April Wichita is he city of Everybody and everything is full of Buildings are going up in every I never saw more business being done in a city of this We took auto rides and discovered fine farms where ever we In some parts the win ter wheat was killed by the cold win ter and some of the alfalfa was frosted while we were in Henry Whalen gave me an auto ride out in jO the country that was a ride I think we only touched the high Henry has a fine car and keeps it well in He is noted for being a very fast At any rate he can drive tiis car as fast as I like to Whalen is building two fine houses on Emporia He has a good business We saw the required number of shows saw an excellent of ball between the Chicago Na tionals and the latter win ning 4 to Also went to church and heard grand Wichita people surely showed us a good April we boarded our sleeper on the Santa Fe bound for Los We bad to engage quarters in the sleeper eight days in was passed in the evening and we were soon in the midet of a terrible The raja down to After pawing 5his we e The train slowed down and for an hour did not run faster than I could Next morning we were in Col south of and Pikes Peak towered brightly to the The weather was delightful plenty of sunshine and The clay land did not lookgood to Lea Junta was passed and then rose mountains to the Then came and we ran into a great snow which endured for an At Las Vegas we saw plenty of New Mexico is full of Our lost time and we did not get into Al buquerque till just after dark we had hoped to see the city by Here we were feet in the air and found cold During the night we traveled Ariar ona and before morning crossed the Petrified and breakfasted at The patches of water froze during the night and ice was an inch thick in From here to Po mona mud houses were Now we were ascending and another en gine was attached to speed our a little city nestling cozily in the mountains at an altitude of was and the train crept into the tall timber I had no idea before that there was so much fine timber in Snow capped mountains loomed in every The conductor told me one of the elevations aggregated It took all day to emerge this cedar and pine At Wil liams and Ash Fork the heights arose to almost feet and so we were among the Before dark we should have been at where the Colorado river but the train was two hours late and conse quently we did not arrive until It was a as I wanted to see the Colorado by Crossing the Colorado we en tered California and next morning found us at San ready for Here the passengers made a rush for beautiful One can readily ascertain who are an such very soon have bunches of roses in their There were 14 sleep ers on our train and you can imagine the amount of boquets it required to go Soon after leaving San Bernardino a dispatch was received on the train telling us Pomona could not be passed without a And sure when upon we found my wifes and his good wife all ready to take us off the train and we are now locat ed at their beautiful I have picked fine oranges from his Between San Bernardino and Pomona I saw thousands of fine orange and lemon many of them loaded with luscious Today we attend ed the Congregational The minister is an able speaker and they have splendid Our trip out here was comfortable and the nice people met on the tiain made it enter taining and No dust and fine cool One could not help enjoying In Colorado I saw many nooks of wild ducks but wild game is not Our mail haa gone to Los We are anxious to bear from Algona and hope to get our mail back JOHN Three Three I have bad pleasure of MUpheUU her leotore Make U   

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