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THRALL, Gen'l. Pass. &Tlck. Agt. YOU ARE INVBTED TO SEE and BUY OUR Ladies 7 Shoes. Hens'- Shoes. Boys' Shoes, Misses' Shoes, Kids' Shoes, Plow Shoes. Plow Boots, Kip Boots, Calf. Boots, CHEAP, MEDIUM, Fur Huts, Wool Hats. Stiff Hats, Crush Hats, Mens' Huts, Boys' IInts. Misses' Hats, Kids' Hats. AND HIGH GRADE. Largest stock in town at the lowest prices. Best rubber goods maile. Good weiinnur hosiery. Beautiful dress goods. New styles of Ginghams. Custom made overalls. Coats' thread at four cents. "U r e olTer no snide baits. "\Ve charge no fancy prices. "We can save yon money. One price i'or town and country. JOHN REED. W. I/. DOUR] as Shoes are warranted, aud every pair baa his name aud price stamped on bottom. CADTION Farm and Stock-Yard. JAMES WlfcSOW, Editor. ; (Ideas arc solicited from onr farmer readers. Queries will be answered. Address to the Editor, Jiimes Wilson, Truer, lown,) ALGONA, IOWA, SEPT. 17, 1890. French farmers "syndicates." call their associations Drouth causes a heavy decrease in the India wheat crop. . Gentlemen of the United States Senate, pass the House lard hill. The French papers admit that their country is in the wrong in prohibiting American pork. The value of the future dairy will be determined by the fat in the milk and not by the volume. A committee of Americans have been sent abroad to post up the English about American cattle. Poultry and eggs will be higher for two reasons: A duty on eggs, and dearer grains. So take care of the pullets. The sooner plowing is done the better. Where the ground is rather dry, the gang plow holds its share to the work. The balance of trade will not he kept in our favor next year with grains. It is high time to open the way for our meats. "Will some one tell us how much corn a hen eats when laying a dozen eggs, and what per cent, of her time is taken up in laying? , Nothing done at Washington pleases us so well as the disposition to retaliate on those foreign countries that discriminate against our meats. Drouth and high prices will help farmers who have crops to sell, but will injure those who have not. One will make headway, the other go back. .According to reports, the home market will absorb all northern products, except perhaps some meats. Short grain crops will curtail the amount of meats. The balance in trade with foreign countries was heavily in our favor last fiscal year, but we sold $150,000,000 worth of grain and brendstuffs. We will not sell much this coming year. What will make up the lack? Less imported goods. Our people are misled by the term "carpet wool." It is low grade, cheap wool. It grows on all sheep. The dirtier the sheep the more carpet wool; the older the sheep the more carpet wool—the very poorest breeds have the most of it. We grow much of it in the United States. The rains after such a hot period, will bring plenty of fall grazing, und where the grass is not eaten too close, we will have late gniziug. Many winter pastures have been called upon already. The finest butter and cheese should be made now, and stock will lay on flesh fast. W. L. DOUGLAS $3 SHOE Fine Calf anil Laced FOR GENTLEMEN. Waterproof Grain. The excellence and wearing qualities of this shoe cannot be better shown than oy the strong endorsements of its thousands of constant wearers. Se>OO Genuine Hand-served, an elegant and 9 stylish dress Shoe which commeuda itself. SJI.OO Hand-sewed Welt.. A flue calf Shoe •* unequalled for stylo and durability. SO.50 Goodyear Welt Is the standard dress v Shoe, at a popular price. $9.50 Policeman's Shoe Is especially adapted & for railroad men, farmers), etc. All luade In Congress, Button aud Lace. $3&$2SHOESLA F D°i§3, have been most favorably received since introduced and the recent improvements make them superior to any shoes sold at these prices. As!; your Dealer, and If he cannot supply you send direct to factory enclosing advertised price, or a postal for order blanks. W. L. DOUULA8, H rock ton, Mans. F. S. Stough, Agent. finkl by L. A. SHEETZ. GOOD AHVli'I-:. SHOWING KKSUI/r. Edward Silvcy, Chicajro, gives testi' inoiiy: "Jly wife hud Catarrh twenty- live years; suffered severely for six years before she began to use your remedy. Uiiable to breathe except through the mouth; in a most critical condition. Tried everytuiuja; without relief, wbeu Dr. Streetvr advised lu-r to buy Clarke's Extract of Flax (Pnpilliou) Catarrh Cure. Relief followed immediately. She continued to use it until she is now entirely cured. Her health has not been 90 good in many years." Price $1. Wash the baby with Clarke's Flux Soap; 25 cents. L. A. Sheet/,, druggist, now has the Flax Remedies on haod. 6 The trotting horse acts as a sedative to the nerves of the city man. It does him ;pod to ride out. He sleeps better after .iis spin behind his trotter. We country folks get spins in other directions that inure sleep, and lincl surest profit in breed ing draft, carriage and similar horses. Field and Farm culls attention to the growth in the west of a class of American Sypsies. They roam in covered wagons, from one state to another; are on hand to take up homesteads, sell out, do nothing, raise rows, get pinched, be fed, and move to the newest settlement. An old team, a stub-tailed cow, a shot gun, a yellow dog are the signs. The hot winds require statesmanship to meet their consequences. Their effects will be far reaching. A Mr. Wood, in the Forum, showed logically that in twenty years we would have no grains to sell. The hot winds have brought that about now. National policies must operate to have less goods bought aud smaller bills to pay abroad, or pur gold will go abroad fast, and troops of difficulties will follow. Reciprocity is the rage of the day. It is high time we sold more from the shop, or bought Iftss from foreigners, during the coming year, as we will not have any grain to spare worth speaking of. Still, we suggest that th'e interest of western farmers be riot swapped off for the benefit of factory people. Western voters have stood up stoutly for factory people in the past. It will be un-neighborly to let in farm products free that compete with ours. While fodders will be scarce and dear this season, east and west of us, we will waste more than we use in Iowa. A ride through the state after feeding begins will prove this. There is a prevalent opin- , ion that corn stalks ripe are good feed. It is a mistake; and that straw blenched white is good feed, another mistake. The chemists have been all over this question. Stock will live on hazel brush and on basswood twigs. This is not farming. Of course put the cattle into the corn stalks and get what good there is in them, but they do not make money tliat way. The splendid soil of our state is making the most of the corn crop. It is filling well, and if it gets the usual length of season, of which there is every indication, the shortened crop will be good, as far as it can be, after such a scorching. We notice the difference between good culture and indifferent. On drained land in fine tilth and on old pastures, the yield will be up to the usual state average. This admonishes us to plant on our pasture lands. They should be plowed now. as soon as possible. Farmers who have not such lands to spare for corn growing should get them. Half of the farm should be in grass and seeding down should be as regular as the seasons. Congress has just added largely to the endowment of our farmer and mechanic colleges, to educate these classes. Complaint is heard that the boys do not follow farming. Some do from graduation and more will in time, but the girls; they do not take the farm into their future calculations. Poor families farm to live and rejoice in it. Wealthy families from all walks of life buy farms, and enjoy them. Our girls, of the second generation from the pioneer, where money has been made, flee from the farm. The filling full of professional and mercantile life, and the lessening of incomes there, •with better profits from well farmed,good Iowa lands will, we think, change this. At present the women who oau want city life. The home market will require nearly all our farm products this year, except meats. It is worth while to consider how ,to retain it. One abort crop has brought us to the point that increaatt of population would havo reached eventually. Ik will be somo time, even with average crops in future, before we Can sell much gram again. The retreat from the desert of tons of thousands of grain raisers will have a tendency to limit the volume of grain. Grain will be dearer abroad, ih tho manufacturing countries, and that will increase the cost of factory goods. Nothing has helped foreigners so to produce cheap shelf goods as cheap grain. Dearer grain and dearer fuel lessens the advantage? of foreign competitors. Our manufacturing industries will continue to grow, and they will steadily require more farm products. Our farms will not multiply, while good prices will increase all our crops. The home market is the farmer's reliance. Home demand fixes prices now. Grain comes back from Liverpool. We think progressive farmers are doing better thun those who sell grain and hold scrub cattle, but do not quite agree that the march of years has given the farmer all the advantage. Prices of somo things we buy are less than they were twenty years ago. A close inquiry into the farmer's taxt-s, direct and indirect, will show where he is caught. Many farmers who have full stocks of animals pay as much to the Chicago stock yards and the leaches about them, as their school tax'. Labor is as dear as iu war times. So is the time of the mechanic. Mills are out of fashion and it costs the price of two bushels of wheat to buy the flour of one, and of three bushels of oats to get the meal of one. Our roads are very expensive in time and money, and as lands rise iu value the rate of levy does not come down. Our state is getting many rich men who avoid the assessor, and debts contracted for lands where money was worth less have besn difficult to bandits with gold values. The extension of railways has .greatly increased the number of farms and the value of products. A change seems coming. The silver bill will help. The drouth will drive Out much dastern aud western competition that will stay out, The Ghicago stock yards are a villainous institution that will be looked to when more important, things get attention. Our meats have not had as much attention in the past from pur federa 1 law makers as old junk men's interests. Let farmers resolve to have these things remedied, and at the earliest possible day. Everybody knows we have good hog products. Let every farmer in the land ask bis representative to have France and Germany brought to time for excluding them, by shutting out their exports to us, and it will be done. Let us all ask that Stock over inter-state railways be not held at Chicago, and the remedy will come. Let us all demand that the milk stables in eastern cities be purged of lung plague, so that our cattle be not discriminated against in foreign markets, and it will be done. In fnct, let farmers ask evidently just things, and not fritter away their time, energy, money aud good name, by demanding what a majority of farmers will not agree to, like the sub treasury scheme, two per cent, government bonds, free trade, this fellow or that for some office, arid such humbugs. It is said, "farmers will never agree upon any one thing." We can all agree to drive tbieves from our hives oi' commerce. Let us do that. A FARMERS' COXGRESS. We have read the proceedings of the Farmers' Congress at Council Blufis, and with the exception of the work done by a few sensible men to prevent others from making a farce of the whole concern, we sec little to confimcnd. It may be that good will come from the meeting of men from different sections of the country. There was too much political undercurrent to permit real value to attach to it. The most profitable farm meetings we know of are those that gather for special purposes. Our breeders' meetings are valuable, because they confine themselves to discussing what pertains to tbe farm. The late congress at the Bluffs rambled back to the war times and ten years before. Party action was discussed with far less intelligence than tbe average country newspaper applies to affairs political. Cranks go to such places to air their hobbies, and nothing seems irrelevant. Our opinion about joint action by farmers is, that all discussion should be confined to something the times require. A meeting to wnndcr over political fields and tbresli over old straw stacks is time lost. Let the boys do (hat at debating societies. on most farms this year, so we would let the grain get hard. Whether the shacks stand where they are made ot are hauled to the bfttn, or to a yard, depends titiftn circumstances, Those who all sikte, put the fodder in at different stages of dryness. Those who • cut the fodder with a machine do the work before severe weather; and we think this the most economic way to feed corn fodder, where hay is valuable or scarce. The cattle and hog feeder hauls shocks generally as he wants them. We have many farmers who do not think it economical to cutcoru at all, but husk and let the stock get the fodder. This class is not compelled to use corn fodder, are generally largo land owners, and can go as they please in farming. The small farmers cannot afford to lose the fodder. More grass growing land can be used as pasture if the corn field is more relied on for winter feeding. We think this would be a wise disposal of a considerable part of land now used for hay. TILE DRAINING. Now that we have reached bettor prices for crops and condensed farm, products, the draining of wet lands can be consid eved by farmers who cannot invest money unless it makes returns. Few would drain land when it cost more to dry an acre of land than to buy a dry acre. Besides, the tales of boomers led us to believe that there was no limit to western lands and crops. When the home market is equal to the consumption of all our grains and most of our meats and dairy products and prices have dou bled for some grains, it is in order to look after the acres on the farm that are rich, wet and worthless. Tiling is the best way to dry land, and tile is now to be had at most points for less money than ever before in Iowa. Draining can not be done correctly by every tyro. It will pay every farmer who undertakes to drain, to read up on the subject, to visit those whose drains were made years ago on land similar to that in band still running unclogged. Many drains choke up and arc worthless. Much money has been thrown away by bad engineering, particularly where the fall is not decided. A main drain and spurs is better than parallel drains, unless the tile is carefully graded in size, as distance brings more water. Four feet deep is necessary to get full benefit from the drain. Tile cannot be laid to close. The water will go through the porous sides. Trees growing contiguous will fill the tile with roots. Shallow tile is reached by burrowing animals and by frost. Well drained land will grow crops in very unfavorable seasons, like the present. Well lain tile will last a life time. The farmer must study how to lay the tile, and can afford to trust nobody to superintend the operation, until he proves them. Tile must be clear of lime speck, must be perfectly sound and well burned, or it is lost time putting them down. Stock for Sale. Having sold my home farm. I now offer my entire herd of short horn cattle at private sale in lots to suit purchasers on the most liberal terms. I also have for sale a choice lot of horses and colts and fine young brood mares. Also Polan China brood sows and pigs. 46 tf J. B.JONES. Grand Public Sale. There will be sold at auction at Oak- awn farm, one mile and a half west of Ft. Dodge, on Thursday, October 9,1890, eventy-oue pedigreed short horns—forty- nine cows and heifers, fine individuals and from the best milking strains; twen- y two bulls, comprising fourteen from he herd of C. C. Carpenter, two from the ierd of Hart and Fuller, and six from the celebrated herd of Martin Flynn, of Walnut Hill, near Des Moines. Altogether the finest lot of young thoroughbred bulls ever offered in northwestern Iowa. Terms—A credit of one year on approved notes at G per cent, interest, or a discount of two per cent, for cash. Lunch at .11 a. m. Sale promptly at 1 m. Sale under cover. No postponement on account of the weather. Write /. C. Carpenter, Fort Dodge, Iowa, for atalogue. Ool. J. W. Judy, Auctioneer. 40-51 WU1SKK WK MISS AND HIT IT. Some farmers have genius in one direction and others in other ways. One with taste for it raises fine horses, and makes it his leading department. He has cattle and bogs incidentally. Let him see to it that the departments he cares least for do not lose him money. Others have taste for tine cattle and make money with them, as anything pays in Iowa that gets proper attention. Let him see to it that the animals he cares least for do not lose him money, and while he is a good cattle man, that he is not decidedly in the rear of his neighbors in other respects. Some farmers are first rate hog managers. They think out all the best ways to make them pay. Let them be careful about neglecting cattle especially, as they are likely to do. Hogs eat no fodder worth speaking of, and the farm will run down for want of gra/ers and fodder eaters. Some farmers are good grain raisers. Let them see to it that they study how to consume all the grain on the farm and apply all the manures made in winter, to the corn fields or grass lands. The best paying feature of the farm for men in moderate circumstances is the dairy. Make the most of the cow's milk and the most of 'the calf. Let other departments revolve around her. The time is coming soon when the Iowa dairyman, with early maturing calves and a compliment of hogs and brood mares, a few mutton sheep, and a moderate supply of poultry will be the most independent farmer ou earth. Our observation is that losses come where we give leas!: attention and profit where we give most. We must learn of each other and by teaching in some department.help each other. CUTTING COKN. We cannot agree with much of the ad vice that is given just now about cutting corn. Farmers arc invariably told to use a frame to begin the shock around, or tie hills together- We nave long ago stop ped doing either. Begin by laying down an armful on a bill, and build around it so as to have a solid shock. Whenever i shock has a hollow in the center it wil fill with snow, if the shock stands ou long enough. The hollow shock dries out the fodder too much. Advice is also given tr> put too little corn in the shocks Put in 100 hills at least and tie the tops when they are cut. It is no use to cu corn after the fodder is white. It the corn stalk is cut before the corn is ban the grain will shrink. But when cut too soon the stalks will make better fodder. Corn will b* more valuable than, fodder From many hundred rheumatics comes Ihe welcome news that -the Infallible Rheumatism Remedy is the best they ev- used, for rheumatism of all kinds. Rheumatism is a blood disease and to be cured must be treated constitutionally with this the only sure remedy on the market. For sale only by Dr. Sbeetz. Hmcltfelfl's Female Regulator Should be used by the young woman, she who suffers from any disorder pecu liar to her sex, aud at change of life is a powerful tonic; benefits all who use it. Write Tbe Bradfleld Reg. Co., Atlanta, Ga., for particulars. Sold by Frank W. Dingley and Dr. L. A. Sheetz. 47-50 C. M. '& St. P. Excursions. For the Induslrial Exposition to be held in Minneapolis August 37 to October 4, special excursion tickets will be sold at fare one way for the round trip, with 25c. added for admission coupon. The People's Infallible Rheumatism Remedy, the only positive and certain cure for sciatica, inflamitory, or chronic rheumatism ou the market. It never fails if properly used. Ask your druggist L. A. Sheetz. 33 42 ttecapttte, The popcorn tnMiwho dft» at the Corner of Clark and Center streets met with ft ludicrous mishap Sunday evening, joat at the hour when the streets were crowded with those who had spent the afternoon in the park. This vender of corn hag occupied this place for years, and knows in which direction every car will turn as wett as the switchman who turns the Lincoln avenue cars up Centre street. Those who have watched a street car as ifc rounds a curve have noticed how the front platform runs ahead, as though the car was going to continue in tho same direction, and then gives a sudden lurch and whirls around the curve. At the corner of Center and Clark the appearance to those who do not happen to know the cars is that all north bound trains continue up Clark street. As the cars near the corner it is the custom of this popcorn man to board all the trains in the endeavor to dispose o2 his buttered grain. Sunday opening as the north bound g^ip came thundering up Clark street Mr. Popcorn man placed himself, with his arms full.of merchandise, right in the center of the Clark street track. As tho train came nearer and nearer he never moved. On it came, and a stranger in the crowd which thronged the entrance of the park became desperate. Dashing in front of the grip car he wildly seized the astonished popcorn man by the nebk and twirled him to what he thought a place of safety. The popcorn flew like a million grasshoppers, and the old man swore like a trooper. Anybody who has heard the heartless laugh of a street crowd can get an idea of the roar of merriment that went up as the situation dawned upon the bystanders. But the most amusing thing of the whole affair was the look of blank amazement of that \vell meaning gentleman as ho beheld the front car, with its two trailers, turn up Lincoln uvenue.—Chicago News. An Unfinished Shave. This reminds the, writer of an experience in the Arran Islands, on the west coast of Ireland. He had three weeks' growth of beard on his face, and he hunted over the three, islands for a barber, at last finding: one who was willing to undertake the job. The Arran barber had never shaved a Yankee, and was overjoyed at the chance. He was 20 years old, and had been engaged all his life at building stone walls. He sharpened his razor on a piece of smooth flagstone and seated his victim in a kitchen chair. One man held the patient's head and a dozen interested spectators looked on, for it was au altogether unprecedented event in 'the islands. Tho lathering was done with a piece of hard brown soap, which was nibbed over the face. Grabbing a handful of hair on top of the patient's head the stone wall builder flourished the razor in the air and exclaimed: "Are ye all ready, sir?" "All right," was the trembling reply. Down came the razor with a sweep like that of a scythe. The implement was evidently as full of teeth as a buzzsaw. It tore the hair out by the roots. It raised the victim bolt upright as if a cannon cracker had exploded. Tears gathered iu his eyes. His hands clinched convulsively, and a rivulet of blood ran down his cheek. The butcher went to the window to wipe his weapoii clean. While standing there he looked up and exclaimed sympathetically: '•Shure, sir, ye have a face as tindher as a little baby!" The shave was concluded three weeks later in the city of Gal way.—New York Sun. Dnst to Dust. A thousand years hence—so says a member of the Academy of Sciences— nearly all the stone buildings now standing in Europe will have crumbled to dust. So perishable is the material of which they are constructed that the process of decay is already evident in many conspicuous edifices. The same thing is going on in this country. Neither marble Nor our favorite brown stone can withstand the action of the elements. Even the Capitol 'at Washington is undergoing disintegration. It may not bo important that an ordinary dwelling house should last a thousand years. For sanitary reasons it is, perhaps, just as well that people should have to build their houses over again once every two or three centuries. But it is not agreeable to think that the Capitol and all the great churches in the country will have disappeared by the year of grace 2890.—New York Ledger. SOLBIERSlfTENTIOH Soldiers, Sailors, their Wid> ows or Minor Children, who have homesteaded a 20,80,40, 60,80,120, etc,, any number of acres less than 160 acres, come and see the undersigned, and he will let you know if your additional homestead is good, andTpay you the highest cash price, and pay you 20 cents per acre over and above all other biddemon your claim. THEO. F. BARNES, Lincoln, Neb* Willis Hallock, Afft. at Algona. SHIP YOUR Butter. Eggs, Cheese, Apples, Pears, Beans, Peaches, Pears, Honey, Beeswax, Grapes, Hops, Poultry, Corn,Oats, Wool, Maple Sugar, Lamhs.Veal, Mutton, Venison, Wild Game, Dried Fruits, Potatoes, Hay, Feathers, Chtor, Vinegar, Furs, Skins, Onions, Tobacco, Broom Corn, Ginseng Koot. 80 tons live Poultry wanted. Will pay cash or sell on commission. Send for daily market prices. W. H. P. l)ullnrrt & Co. Produce Commission Merchants, 20 and 22. Des Plain St., Chicago, 111. 40-20 To and for the People. Do you want a good, square meal? Do you want good, reliable insurance? Do you want to rent a farm or grass land? Do you want to trade or sell your farm or other property? Do you want to buy a farm or unimproved land on long time with but little or no cash payment? Do you want to make a loan on your farm at the lowest current rate of interest and favorable terms? Do you want anything in a legitimate line of banking? For any and all of the above, please consult B. M. Kichmond at the Commercial Hotel and Farmers' and Traders' Bank Block, Bancroft, Iowa. Fast Mail tine with Vestibuled Trains between Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis. Trans-Continental Route between Chicago. Council Bluffs.Omahaandthe Pacific coast! Grent National Kouto between Chicago. Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo. 5700 Miles of Boat! reaching all principal V™™ 1 } 1Illl ' ols . J Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouii and Dakota. For maps, timetables, rates of passage rolcvht: ot/> onwlt. *rt *.u~ ~ j. lj_" .. e w R. Miller, Gen'l Manager. A, V. H. Carpenter. Gen'l Pass. & Ticket A't. — or information in reference to Lands • and towns owned by the CHICAGO, MILWATJ-^ & ST. PAUL RAILWAY- COMPANY, write Home seekers will find the last of E the public domain of agricultural £ and gnutiiL' value along the Gt. B Northern By. in Worth Dakota! and Montana. I Free Lands, New Towns loo or niore.alonjj the Great JVor- tr.ern Hallway line. Business chances. Write V. I. Whitney, S ?' e& &\' 2 11 """ f01 ' books ' etc, Write now. bottlers on free Government land -along the Great Northern Bv. line in North Dakota and Montana gets low rates and line markets for products. Low- Hates Fishing. I'inest re-sorts in America along Great Northern Ry. line In Minnesota, Dakota aud Montana. I Hest climate for health seekers. Montana produces the finest! Horses and Cattle. Free ranges f yet in Mouse, Milk and Sun river 1 valleys and Sweet Grass Hills. | Heal {i Wealth; :lorses Cattle, la Montana. Free Lands, New I owns, New Hallways. New Mines, Low Kates. Largest area of good vacant land. Original Notice. STATE OF IOWA, I „„ Ko.ssuth County, f nr> District Court. October, isoo, term. G, !•'. VanVechteii, Plaintiff, Against tireenup Scott aud — Scott, Ills wife, Defendants. To said Defendants: You are hereby notified that there is now on file a petition of the plaintiff iu tho above entitled action iu the office of the Clerk of said Court, claiming to be the absolute and nuqual* iiied owner in fee simple of the ewt half of the southeast quarter, aim the east half of the west half of tlte southeast miiirter all in section No. o, township U4, rause 27, west of the 5th P. M, Iowa. Hiul ask said Court that you and all parties claiming by or through you be forever barred and estoprd from setting up or making claim thereto. Aud unless you appear thereto aud defend ou or before noon of the urst day of the next October term of said District Court, to be begun aud holden at the court bouse in Algona, in said county, on the Uth day of October. 1690, default will be entered against you. .and judgment rendered thereon. 40-53 J. B. JONKS. PIff'S Atty. Original Notice. STATE OF IOWA, i Kossuth County, f District Court, October, 1890, Term. Uosie Alien, Plaiutltf, Against Seymore Allen, Defendant. To Seymore Allen, Defendant: You we hereby notified that there is now on file an amended substituted petition of the plaintiff In the above entitled action in the office of the Cleik of said Court, claiming of you a, divorce from the bonds of matrimony ou the grounds of habitual drunkenness and cruel aud inhuman treatment. And unless you appear thereto aud defend im or before uqon of the first day of the next October term of said District Court, to be begun and holdeu at the court bouse in Algona in iwld county, on the nth day of October, isuo, detout will % enter- i ud tucftiust you. and judgment rendered there- ou. »*#j*P*toOS,, I 47-60 JWiiS'f Attorney. Weighing Machine for 9111k Seller*. A very convenient weighing machine for milk sellers is now coming into use. There is u loose platform on the machine, and this is connected to a tipping hoist by which the railway churn can be raised and its contents discharged into the refrigerator. The machine is of a self registering type. The can is placed on it aud the weight on the ticket; the *iilk is then emptied and the can returned for the tare to be taken -and im.; pressed on the ticket. There is thus no chance of mistakes occurring, while the operation is very expeditious.—New York Commercial Advertiser. sweet Grass Hills, Milk aucTBun Biycy valleys, Montana, reached only by the Great Northern Kail- way One. The Stock Kaiser's paradise. Gold, COAL, The regions tributary to Great Northern Hallway Line iu Montana produce all the precious and baser metals. New towns and railways are being built. Go to the Great Ite.servution of Montana and get a good free homestead. Low rates and free sleepers on Great Northern B'y. Line. Go now. Objected to the ticker. Apropos of the present necessity for the separation of families by the often continued absence of the husband on the roiul, I know a little anecdote of a youngster who had seen so little of hit father'that he did not know him, and when, one Sunday morning, this same little fellow, being obstreperous, was severely reprimanded by his impatient father, he went kowling to his mothei with the wail, "I ain't goin' to git licked by that old duffer who spends Sunday here."—Toledo Journal. HERDS MINES MILK RIVER, These have made Montana the richest state per capita in the Union. Plenty of room tor more miners and stockraisers. M 0 \v is tJu» time. Along the Great Northern Kail- way Line in Montana are free ranches and pasturage, mines of precious metals, iron and coal. and new cities and towns. Now is your ohauce. _ w _ Surrounded by & line agricultural aud grazing country, close to mines of precious metals, iroa and coal.possessiug a water pow- uuequaled in America, it is er , Montana's industrial center. The valleys of Hud, Mouse, Missouri, Milk and Sun vivers.yeach- ed by Great Northern B'y Line. Half rate excursions Sept. o, 23, and Oct. u, isao. Write'F. I. WHITNKY, St. Paul, Minn. G. N. JCVi ill She Pun Forgot* It was a Michigan woman who brought home some strychnine pills and left them on the stand where the 2-year-old baby could get at them and swallow couple. She mettot to have pn t them up on the clock shelf, but she 4w forgot to. -Detroit FwePrcea,

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