The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on July 16, 1890 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, July 16, 1890
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ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE of mm, , CfitCAGO, M1LWAUKEB ANG St. 8pa*wttgef ..» ................... 4 18 Wtvy freight.. ..... ....... ..tiiZj * ' 2 passenger ......... ....^.......10^33 am JT6, 14" way freight, Ni>. 10 ftelght!. ,1^6 Chicago A Korthweateffit tl'y. „ »«01NG JfOfeTH AND WESt. Chteagfo Mall and Express! '.'.'.'.'.'.','.'.'. 4:lo p m ' - fcOtNQ SOUTH AKD BAST* Freight accommodation ...... 7 ;35 p m Chicago Mull and Express ] 2:20 p m Chicago passenger reaches Des Moines at 7 p. m., Ohic'nRO o :6o a. m., and Kansas City 9:30 a, m. Tickets for sale to all points in the •Jnited States and Canada, ALGONA, IOWA, JXJLY 16, 1890. LOCAL NEWS AND Rev. Thompson and son drove in from Corwith Thursday. Mrs. A. P. Hall is off to Ohio visiting old friends and relatives. A. II. 'Young, of Wesley, was a pleasant caller "While in town last Friday. Gardner Cowles is away in Dakota for a few weeks on mail route business. The Juvenile Mission B.ind will serve ice cream at the Grange Hall Tuesday evening. All are invited. Dr. Jas. Barr returned Friday morning from Jessup, where he had been to attend the funeral of a sister. The servant girls of Ft. Dodge have banded together and as a result they demand an increase of wages. Prof. Gilchrist returned Friday from St. Paul. He reports a large and enthusiastic gathering of teachers there. Mrs. W. W. Wheeler and children have been off on a visit during the week at her parents' home in Rockrord, Iowa. Doc. Leatherman and Chas. Stewart indulged in a contest of speed last evening. A purse of $4,50 was won by Stewart. A. Scheder, east of Burt, is building a new house, also Lewis Osterreicher, north of Wesley, is putting up a fine residence. An Algona lady is learning to ride the bicycle but is taking her lessons after nightfall. We eagerly await a day exhibition. The right hand man of the Courier, Finnell, has been lonely during the week, his wife being on a visit to her parents at Corwith. The M. E. Sunday school is arranging for a picnic next Wednesday. A day in the woods will be one of enjoyment to the children. L. Nelson, near Whittemore, has dug a cave for protection in case of a cyclone's approach. He proposes to' be on the safe side anyway. •' G. R. Woodworth and son Rome left Monday for the Black Hills. It is a prospecting trip, but Rome expects to engage in some line of business in that territory. , , There will be a special meeting -of Algona Chapter No. OS O. E. S. Tuesday evening, July 22, 1800, for work. A full attendance is desired. By order of Worthy Matron. The Woochvorth house near the Northwestern track has been bought by si Mr. Koppen, of Ramsay township, who will move his family to Algona and make it their home. Jas. E., son of llev. Whitfield, of this place, is here on a visit for a few Weeks. He is in the dry goods business and is going out on the Northern Pacific on a prospecting trip. The circus men mean business in the line of advertising. Last Saturday every team in Lucy's livery barn was out, traveling the country in every direction,the driver scattering circus bills as he went. Since our inquiries last Aveek as to what disposition had been made of the township flag, competed for the fourth, Union township put in a claim for it and was awarded the banner. That township claimed 34 teams in the procession. Simon Best, of northeast Portland, is making things fly. Coming here about three years ago from Butler county he bought a quarter section of laud and went to work. He has built him a good house and is now getting ready to build a large barn. T. Lyons is a, new-comer from Palo Alto county, settling near Buffalo Fork. He has already built one of the finest barns in the county— 44x52 feet, and is now erecting a dwelling house 22x24 with 1« foot posts. The family are living in the barn for the present. J. W. Stott, of Portland township, has one of the finest pieces of corn in the county and he is justly proud of it. The Held is now in tassel. This is the seventh crop of corn from the same field, in succession, and Mr. Stott is of the opinion that corn is not a hard crop on the land. We can read the weather signals all right but the next important thing is to have the signals read the weather. Friday the signals said warmer and f air weather but in the afternoon there came up from the region of the north wind a pretty sharp shower and for a few minutes it rained hard. The ruin storm of lust Friday was only a local shower , but us it caine up from the northwest it had all the threatening appearances of a severe storm. Between here und WestBend, however, not a drop of rain fell. The storm seemed to split somewhere above Whittemore, one-half going to the east and the other to the west. Robt. Ingram and Martin Olson, of (Jar field township, are among the new comers to fertile Kossuth this season. The former is from Cedar county, and has purchased a quarter section of land, broke up 70 acres and sowed it to flax. lie has built a good and substantial house and made other improvements. Mr. Olson is from Humboldt county. He also bought 160 acres of laud and put up a fine residence. These men may be classed among our best farmers. JMtetify Thompson was ovet from whitfcemore Sunday. Mrs. B. $.Jttedrick has gone, to: kota on a visit of several week& Those ttho have not secured a _ of .the premium list eati do sfbycailfng Ori 8, S. Sessions. «iflarney Whitney, of Syracuse, Hew York.te Visiting- With his bfOfher-in- law, D. If. Htttehifts. There will be* a social at tbe resi* dence of M. O'Bourke, Thursday the 24th, All are cordially invited, Prof. Dixson is having a flght with rheumatism and as a result the Professor is, floored. .We look for him out soon,, • P. Wood, of Itochester, Minnesota, has rented the Wilson hotel and it is expected that it will open in a short time, The Congregational ladies will serve ice cream at the church Thursday evening of this week. Ice cream and cake 15 cents. TheV. W's of the Baptist church will serve ice cream and cake July 24 from 7 to ten, on llev. Mr. Smith's lawn. All are invited. Jas. J. Welshans and Lottie Ford, of Wesley, were joined, in wedlock Sunday, at the Methodist parsonage in Algona, by Kev. Whitfleld. Miss Ada Smith after considering the several tempting offers, to go elsewhere, has accepted a position in the Stillwater, Minn., high school. Don't forget that Ella June Mead and Lu B. Cake will be at the Congregational church next Tuesday evening- at 8 o'clock. Go and hear them. Helzar Haggard went to Aberdeen, Dakota, Sunday morning to attend to some business for Brown & O'Rourke. He goes from there to Buffalo Gap. Mrs. II. A. Paine and daughter Lulu start next Tuesday for a visit with friends in Minneapolis. Mr. Paine will spend some time with a brother in Streater, Illinois. B. A. Myers arrived home this morning from Illinois, where he went with the remains of his wife. Mr. Myers has the sympathy of the entire community in his bereavement. The barley harvest is in full blast, some farmers having commenced Saturday. Though not an extra crop, it is fairly good. Wheat and oats will soon be ready for the sickle. > The applications for pensions under the new law are being made very fast. Believing the law will be of interest to all, especially the old soldiers, we give it in full in another column. Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Bowyer drove over to Bolfe Tuesday morning to be absent the remainder of the week. They go to attend the wedding of Minnie Walston, Avhich occurs Thursday. Link Singleton and Fred Foster had another race contest Monday evening. A purse of $10 was raised. Link was given five feet the start and the distance was 100 yards. The race occured on Hall street and Link won by three feet. Miss Ilemvick, a young lady from Illinois, who is visiting the family of F. L. Wilson, lias been very sick with diphtheria and under, .the care of pr. Shore: She is now -Improving. ^lie had beerMiere but a- J few days wlien she was taken sick. Mrs. David Ilaggerty, one of the old settlers of the county, died at her home near the Milwaukee depot, Sunday last at the age of 80 years. The funeral was held to-day at 10 o'clock from the Catholic church. Mr. Ilaggerty has the sympathy of friends in the loss of his companion, Prof. Gilchrist has changed his plans and will not spend his vacation in Algona. lie went to Laurens yesterday and will take a short rest on the farm. Business at Sioux City will take part of his time and the remainder will probably be spent with his family at Laurens. A party went over to Emmetsburg from Algona yesterday morning to attend a shooting tournament at that place. Among the party were A. Suncl- strom and Gus Steinburg of Bancroft, W. F. Smith of Webster City and J. G. Smith, II. Duraut, S. S. Sessions, Dr. West and A. F. Daily, of Algona. The State Association of Wheelmen meets at Spencer Saturday of this week. Capt. Cooke and Bert Edmunds, of this place will be in attendance. Bert expects to start Thursday and make the trip on his wheel. Capt. Copke went to Spirit Lake Tuesday and will go from there to Spencer. After the meet the whole body will ride to the lakes for an outing. Said a man in aur hearing: "This is getting to be a terrible big county—not that there is any more land in it but there are lots more people in it." It is literally true. All reports from the north part of the county are to the ef- f ectjthatit is settling up rapidly and that too, by a class of thrifty, wide-awake and enterprising farmers. Let the good work go on. The fourth has come and gone; the circus is coming, and it too will soon be gone; those low hanging limbs are still there and the anxious pedestrian as he dodges in and out among them on his journeys along the sidewalks, wonders when they will be gone. We are in this tight to the finish and are bound to have those trees trimmed up, so don't throw this paper down and say we don't mean you. An Indian burial place was unearthed near Livermore the fourth. Parties were boring a hole in which to plant the flag staff and about 20 inches below the surface werci found some human bones. Further investigation resulted in more rinds. The braves had been buried in a sitting posture and the grave is located on a high mound overlooking the river, about a mile and a half southeast of Livermere. Copies of The Journal, from Water- towu, Connecticut, lately received at this office, bear the name of F. II. McNall, editor and manager. Frank is the son of J. U. McNall, of this place and well known here, having worked for a number of years in the Tipper Des Moines office. A couple of years ago he went east and seems to have been prosperous, in that he has secured a controlling interest in the Watertown Journal. We extend congratulations. . The work of putting to the sand screen points in the town well corn* menced yesterday attd Will "probably be completed in a feW'dayB: The well was to have been flnlshe^ayesteMBy but unavoidable delays have {Evented its completion. As soon as the prints are down tbe well will be Offered to the council for testing, Mr/ Stephens bo* lievlng that it will furbish All the Water that can be used, Theodore Dutin, the new landlord for the Tlioringtott Hduse, areive'd from Des Moines last Week and the house is already f eelingthe pulse 6f his Management. Mr. Dunn is favorably impressed with the city of Algona and intends to make his home hei'e for a number of years, if not for ail time. He has an interesting family of wife, two grown daughters and a son. ail of whom will be a welcome addition to our social life. Speaking for the hotel, he says he proposes to run it in first class style and make it a welcome place for all. Mr. Hess, the owner of the house, will now give his whole time to his electric storage system, on which he has a patent right. A wedding occurred yesterday at the residence of our esteemed townsman, Mr. G. M. Howard. The contracting parties were Nora E., daughter of Mr. Howard, and Mr. E.C. French,of Humboldt; At 1:30 o'clock' Rev. W. E. Adams, of Waubeek, assisted by llev. F. M. Smith, spoke the Words which made the young couple one. Beautiful and appropriate presents came to them together with hearty wishes for prosperity. After the ceremony refreshments were served to the company on the well shaded lawn. Later the happy couple took the four o'clock train for Minneapolis. Their place of residence will be Webster City. Mr. French is an energetic and successful business man. Among the visitors from abroad were Mr. and Mrs. Frank French,-Mr. and Mrs. Hiram French, Dr. and Mrs. Doane Miss Ella French, all of Humboldt; Mrs. R. Hays and Merton Tyler of Goldtteld; O. French, Phebe French, Mr. and Mrs. Chapman Ward of Renwick; Lucius Adams and Miss Bertha Martin of Des Moines; Leslie Howard, Miss Gelia Hart, and Miss Mary Gibbs of Livermore; Mrs. S. B. Pickle of Worth county, and Mrs. W. E. Adams of Waubeek. If you have scrofulous humors, pimples ou your face, loss of nppetite, general debility, or any blood impurities, and will take the People's Favorite Sarsaparilla, the only perfect remedy for these ailments ever formulated that will successfully treat them, it will cure you. Ask your druggist L. A. Sheetz. 3242 Call and examine my $2 and $3.25 ladies kid shoes. F. S. STOUQH. Recollect that tbe only show in America that possesses real African xebras is Ringling Brothers Monster Railroad Shows. At Algona Saturday, July 19. New Patterns in glass sets just received at Townsend & Langdon's. Save 25 cents by buying our OOcent plow shoe. F. S. STOUGII. At Galbraith's, job lot ladies fine shoes, your choice for $3.50 per pair. Crop Report. 1 The Weather and Crop Bulletin reports us follows", for the week ending Friday last: The week has been very favorable for haying and harvesting operations, which have been carried on vigorously, the crop being gathered in fine condition. The excessive heat hastened maturity of spring wheat, oats und barley, causing u shrinkage of the grain in some localities; but generally the cereal crops will make a fair yield. Corn is in a very promising condition, not being materially damaged us yet by the drouth except in a very limited urea. With favorable conditions it will be nearly, if not quite up to the big yield of last year. The People's Favorite Remedy will positively cure catarrh, bronchitis, liver, kidney aud stomach trouble or throat affection. The Infallible Rheumatism Remedy will positively cure rheumatism. For sale only by L. A. Sheetz. 32-42 Squire Raymond on Original Packages Lu Verne News: Squire Raymond took in the exercises at Patton's grove on the afternoon of the Fourth, and when ready to come home found something in his buggy seat. He thought first that someone had been playing a trick on him, but upon further investigation found that it was an original package in the shape of a wee sweet baby which some fond mother had laid away there for want of a better place and which was soundly sleeping. The little one was soon claimed by its parent and removed, but no sooner was it taken away than -the amiable Squire upon again investigating the interior of his carriage found another sleeping cherub snugly tucked away under the seat. The Squire looked just a little "anxious" as he started out in search of an owner for infant number two, while the lookers-on indulged in a general ull-rouud smile. A claimant for the second package was finally found, however, and the Squire, after a careful scruting of the cushions and lap-robe, and an almost inaudible remark about this country being hard to beat for something, he made his escape and pulled for town. GOOD ADVICE, SHOWING RESULT. Edward Silvey, Chicago, gives testimony: "My wife had Catarrh twenty- live years; suffered severely for six years before she began to use your remedy. Unable to breathe except through the; in a most critical condition. Tried everything without relief, when Dr. Streeter advised bwr to buy Clarke's Extract of Flax (Papillion) Catarrh Cure. Relief followed immediately. She continued to use it until she is now entirely cured. Her health, has not been so good in many years." Price fl. Wash the baby with Clarke's Flax Soap; 85 cents. L. A. Sheetz, druggist, now has tbe Flax Remedies on hand" Q Bargains in remnants at Galbraith's. AFTER THE NORMAL SCHOOL Death of Mm Myers—Heal Estate Cliaiigeg—Who is Kicker—Other THIS NOttMAL SCttOOfc. Prof. Hodges, of Shenattdbaff, of whom iaehtion Was made last week ns here looking over the normal school prospect, remained here till Saturday mornhig, when he Went to Waterloo. Prof, Hodges made the board this proposition. He will take the school and run it, bearing all expenses himself, on condition that the board furnish him a residence free and give him $5 each for the first 100 pupils, $4 for the second 100, $3 for the third 100 pupils, and so on. The board has been busy during the week circulating a subscription paper and securing pledges for the support of the school and have met with good success. With few exceptions, our citizens are putting poWn their names without any urging, each one seeing that Algona has a reputation at stake in this normal school and that to let the school die at this stage of the game would be worse than defeat. The school will be pushed ahead. The board has not as yet closed a contract with anyonfe, and whether they hire Mr. Hodges or someone else, they will secure a competent head for the school and close a contract very soon. Following is the paper that is being circulated with the names of those who liave signed and the amounts they liave pledged. Up to yesterday noon the amount pledged was $921 and it is thought that $1,500 can be easily raised: We, the undersigned, agree to pay to ihe Board of Trustees of the Northern Lowa Normal School, yearly, for the ierm of the ensuing two years, the sums set opposite our respective names for the maintenance ot said school, said sums'to be paid at the expiration of each school year: VVHIngUam $50 Lewis H Smith §co Ambrose A Oall .60 GeoCCalS 50 A L Hudson (1st yr) CO J W Robinson 25 CLLund 25 Geo L Galbraith 25 THLantry 25 Geo K Clarke 25 JJ Wilson 25 BHHutchins 25 J W Wadsworth 15 Burant Bros 15 DBTowusend 10 Harvey Ingham 10 E « Bowyer 10 OhriscliiUes&Uerbstlo James Taylor 10 A A Branson 10 H K Hess 10 Bailey Bros 10 L A Sheetz 10 James Barr 10 Bertha Carey 10 M Stephens 10 M Starr 10 Grange Store 10 OC Chubb 10 HC McCoy 10 \V K Ferguson 10 J 0 Blackford 10 Dingley & Moil'att 10 Fred Bonnoy 10 F E Wolcott 5 W F darter 5 J It Laird . B S S Sessions 5 KB Warren 5 W B Quarton 5 K H Clarke 5 J B Winkcl fl Winkle Bros •• 5 A M Johnson 5 Kay&,Pliilps 0 A 0 Johns 5 UHJSaiulam • 5 W W Jones 5 J F Lacy 5 0 B Hutchins 5 Cornelia X Bodds 5 Willis Hallock 5 HBHallocki 5 FM Taylor 5 J B Hollus !> K J Gilmore 5 W w W Heeler • 6 FS Slough 5 Jolin G Smith 6 W M Howard 5 1' E Smith 5 B A Buell 5 0 M Boxsee 5 Jus Patterson 6 M 'I Grove 5 Thos F Cooke 5 J W Bartlett B K S Lamberson 5 K II Spencer 5 A L Hist B M L Clarke 5 B B Avey B J U Frank 5 I Thompson 5 W P Wilkins B B J Micchell. r> Thos Henderson o A Rutherford ' n Alpheus Johnson 5 F L Parish 5 J L Edmonds • 5 A Houjfh • 5 Geo Horning B AC.Curiy 3 T N Kobison a H VV Kist 3 H A Paine a Thos Gilbert 3 it B Mason 200 F E Foster 2 oo 10 Patereon 2 CO H J Kilens 2 50 E H.slagle 2 oo G V Slade a oo T Thalu a oo *tt» Algona IhducedS^.df the cftl&ffig of , the dounty to coaie to the "hub" the gmtfth; the Wogicam, Which sold any where from 16 to b cents, was wot carried Ottt. And we might retoark, in sslfltf, said wotframftie was almightjr dear at any o! the above pi-icee. If the fireworks could have been stild fot the trice of the proj?ramme (Whitih is doubtful) then Algona triight have ffofc first cost on them. Some of our citizens got so in the afternoon they date not look at ah Algonaite for fear of having to put up a quarter. Mr. Algona, next time you attempt celebrating the Fourth throw open your gates ond give a free entertainment. "The above is from the Whittemore correspondence to the Lu Verne News and is evidently from a kicker from away back. If Algona had paid his railroad fare from Whittemore, his. bus fare from the depot, his bills at the lemonade and peanut stands, his dinner bill at the hotel, and given him permission to enter any and all' of the stores and help himself to whatever he wanted free of cost, no doubt this kicker would have found occasion to kick because a free dray was not fur- nisbed him on which to take his things iome. LOOK OUT EOK CROOKS. Next Saturday is circus day— the time when Ringling Bros, great show will exhibit in Algona. Of the show itself, rumor says it is as good, as -the average, and we have it on the authority of one of the brothers that there are no sharp- ers or confidence men connected with the outfit. Be that as it may, that such nimble fingered gentry will be in town that day is unquestioned. Whether ihey have any connection with the show or not they will be here. They follow the circus as naturally as a shark fol- ows the vessel that has sickness on board, ready to snap up the first victim that falls in their way. They want a :rowd in which to work and the circus draws just such a crowd. The city authorities should see to it that no such iharacters are given a place on the street for the purpose of working their nefarious games. A word to the wise s sufficient, and a cold shoulder given ;o these fellows will be to the financial advantage of our citizens. But the over-wise will only learn by experience ind some of them are ever ready to be •oped in each succeeding year. Beware of crooks, and when a man offers to give you in any way, two dollars for one put him down as a trickster. ' IM5ATH OF MKS. MVERS. Scarce had the news of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Myers, on Monday, been received ere there came the sad news that the mother could not live but must give up her own life for that of her offspring. Growing rapidly worse on Wednesday, she sank into an unconscious condition and died about half past three o'clock Thursday afternoon, Funeral services were held at the residence at 7:80 Friday evening, Conducted by Rev. Bowen of the Episcopal mission, of which society deceased was a member, and tbe remains were taken on the 10 o'clock passenger, Accompanied by Mr. Myers und little ejrl, Mrs. Trotter, mother of deceased, and Mr. Myers'mother, who bad just srrived that afternoon from Chicago, tp Bloomington, Illinois, where they ere laid to rest beside thos.e of her iather. I Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Myers have been idents of Algona about three years d during that time Mrs. Myers had deared herself to a large circle of 'lends by her many womanly qualities, d the sorrow at ber untimely death i^ sincere and general. The little baby i^ being cared for by Mrs. A. Wolf. I CHANGE OF KKALTY. [Last week B. F. Reed made a sale of Ms property on west State street, bet- t$r known as the old Parish restaurant, tp M. F, Coonan and Terrance McDonnell, of Emmetsburg. Mr. Reed received as compensation therefor $1,050 cash and a quarter section of laud 10 miles south of Chamberlain, Dakota. These men had been trying for several days to rent a building but failing in this they finally concluded to buy, as it was their only way to secure room to open up in the original package bust ness. Another sale was completed last week by which Mrs. McCall yields up }$ff ownership to tbe property i» which i| located the Setchell millinery store The purchaser is a Mr. Bacon from Wisconsin, He is a brother of E. F Bacon, of Wesley. The purchase price 2,500. It is not yet learned wh»t business Mr. Bacon will engage in but rumor credits him with a dry gttttt* BH- The Setchells will move the $&i)fraftfc bttlfoifrfr, of teteifa,, where they have ft fine location. . ON PALESTINE. The illustrated lecture on 'Palestine, Syria and Egypt, given by ''Thomas S.' Stileeba, at the Baptist church last Thursday evening, was a very good one. The speaker is a native of Syria, hav- ng been born and brought up in the supposed region of the garden of Eden. The illustrations of the holy countries were many of them taken by himself about seven years ago. They were thrown on canvas by the aid of a stereopticon and, barring the exception that ;hey were not clearly brought out, were all good ones. The young student has been in this country three years, at;ending Carleton College, Minn. He speaks English a little brokenly but uses fine thoughts. The lecture was a good one and very instructive, COUNCIL OF RECOGNITION. Persuant to call, a council of recognition met with the First Baptist church in Whittemore, Iowa, July 10, 1890. Delegates were present representing he .following churches,— Algona, Ayrshire, Bancroft, Estherville, Humboldt, Jordan's Grove, Linn Grove, Livermore, Marathon, Pocahontas,llenwick, Sioux Rapids, Vernon, Vinton and Whittemore, Rev. Jno. Firth, of Sioux Rapids, was elected moderator, and L. A. Cummins, of Bancroft, clerk. The records of the church were examined and found satisfactory. The following program was carried out: Scripture reading, Rev. F. II. Webster, Estherville. Recognition Prayer, Rev. John Firth, Sioux Rapids. Recognition sermon, Rev. F. -N. Eldridge, Vinton. Hand of Welcome, Rev. C. N. Wilcox, Renwick. Charge to the church, Rev. F. M, Smith, Algona. The following day was devoted to a Sunday school convention of the churches named above, Rev, F. Eldridge being in the chair. L. A. CUMMJNS, Clerk of the council. Day, Every important holiday event is known by some popular name. The Fourth of July is no more a general holiday than tbe one oa which the great Ringling Bros. Monster Railroad Shows appear; and so universally has this become established that the advent of the enormous institution is known far and near as RingUng Day. Tbe daily expenses of these monster shows are so great that, if their reputation was not eo gooc that all feel they would be great losers if they missed seeing them, the Big Show could not live a month. Thisiswby schools, factories, business places, am even legislatures and courts are closed wnen they come, and all transportation companies can afford to give t&eir pat ions cheap excursion rates, RingUng Day comes this year at AJgosi, 6a.tuKUj July IV. fttl tho f act of the soldlor'a death by Of ally wOflnd, InjufJV cftSttalHy, Of wnse, tfhlch under the conditions find lifflUftttefls of existing laws would have efltHled him to an invalid pension, and the fad that the soldier left no widow ot minor children having been shown M re* tired by law, It shall be necessary only to shtiW by competent and sufficient fevi- dehcfe that such parent or patents are without other present means of support thau their own manual labor ot tbe cofr tributlons of others not legally bound for their support; Provided, That all pensions allowed to dependent parents under this act shall commence front the date of the filing of the application hereunder and continuefno longer than the existence of their dependence. SKO. 2. That all persons who served ninety days or more in tbe military or naval service of the Untied States during the late war of the rebellion and who lave been honorably discharged there- from, and who are notr'ti* may hereafter be suffering from a mental or physical disability of a permanent character, not the result of their own vicious habits, which incapacitates them from the performance of manual labor in, such a degree as to render them unable to earn a support, shall, upon making due proof of the fact according to such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may provide, be placed upon the list of invalid pensioners of the United States, and be entitled to receive a pension not exceeding $12 per month, and not less than $6 per month, .proportioned to the degree of inability to earn a support; and such pension shall commence from the date of the riling of the application in the pension office, after the passage of this act, upon proof that the disability then existed, and shall continue during -the existence of the same; Provided, That jersons who are now receiving pensions under existing laws, or whose claims are now pending in the ^pension office, may, >y application to the" Commissioner of ?ensioas r ID such formi asSlie; may prescribe, sho wing themselvies^tititied there- o, receive the benefits of this act; and nothing herein contained shall be construed as to prevent any pensioner there- under from prosecuting his claim and receiving his pension under any other ;eneral ot special act^Provided, however, Pkat no person shall receive more than one pension for tie same period; And provided further, That rank in service shall not be considered' in applications under his act. SEC; 8: That if any officer or enlisted man who served ninety days or more in he army or navy of the United States during the late.warcf thei..'rebellion, and who was ; honorably <Kscharge(J/-haB died, or shall hereafter die; leaving a-Widow' without other means of support than her daily labor,, or minor ebildrea ander the age of sixteen years-,, such, widow shall, upon due proof of her. husbancTs death, without proving his-death to be the result of big army service, be placed on tbe pension-roll from the date; of the appli- ation therefor under this act, at the rate of $8 per month during her widowhood, and shall also be paid $2 per month for each child of such officer or enlisted man hen under sixteen' years of age, and in case of the death, or remarriage of the widow, leaving a child or children of such, officer or enlisted' man under tbe age of sixteen years, such pension shall be paid such child or children until ttie age of sixteen; Provided, That in case a minor child is insane, idiotic,, or otherwise permanently helpless, tbe pension shall continue during the life of said cuifd, or dur- ng the period of such, disability, and this jroviso shall apply to> all pensions hereto- 'ore granted, or heretofore to be granted under this or any former statute, and such pension shall commence from the date of application therefor after the passage of this act; And provided further, That said widow shall have married said soldier prior to the passage of this act. Sec. 4, That no agent, attorney or other person engaged in preparing, presenting or prosecuting any claim under tbe provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, contract for, demand, receive or retain for such services in preparing, presenting or prosecuting such claim, a sum greater thaw flO, wliich sum shall be payable only upon the order of the Cp&missioner of Pensions, by tbe pension agent making payment of the pension allowed,. and any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section, or who shall wrongfully withhold 1 from a pen' eioner or claimant the whole or any part of a pension or daira allowed or due such (pensioners or claimant under this shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof so&lJ, for eacblamd every such offense, be fined not exceeding 1500, or be imprisoned at bard labor not exceeding two years, or botfc in tbe discretion of tbe court. At Algonft, Saturday, July 19, at 10 o'clock in the morning, the largest, longest, richest, meat grand free street parade evwbebeld will oe given exactly as $< vertised and in, its entire immensity of transcendent splendor; wild beasts, bauds, gorgeous chariots, wide-open dens ajid S ionous art and dress in ravishing array, on/t forget it; Free to everybody; J|e sure to take it in. I »ave just received an inyoice of fine shoes in kangaroo and cordovan. F. 8. We close on the J&tb O f apt-—.. _ „ apt fo?gej t»e date and wsjt wfflp Ji top

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