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I have been handling Stoves and hardware and during this time I have found no stoves that give as universal satisfaction as the Family Garland and Charter Oak Cook Stoves, In easoline Stoves I new process. Elgin and Chicago Milk Cans. Heath & ffliliegan's j^PrJ PAINTS. I 111 D L" ? J . W . 51001118011 S Tinware repairing promptly attended to. For further information please call at THE SHOOTING TOU1INAMENT. The tournament this year goes a little ahead of anything ever held by the club heretofore. The attendance is not nearly so large as had been expected. This is the only respect in which the shoot has been at all disappointing,. The weather has been almost perfect and some fine scores have been made. Among the sportsman present from a distance are the following:—C. W. Budd, Des Moines; Chas. Grimm, Clear Lake; D. W. Webster, Aberdeen S. D; J. A. Luger, St Paul; I. II. Black, St Peter, Minn; I. E. Hughes, Fonda; W. D. Wood, II. Price, G. II. Carleton, J. B. Wyman and F. Guroy, Eagle Grove; E.D. Trotter, H. J. Trotter, Kingsley; W. II. Garthright, Ft Itodge; Geo. PSlocum, Primghar F. W. Cram and P. A. Eddingtou, Sheldon; C. A. Tyler, Le Mars; Milt Ilallem, Sanborn; A. Furstenberg and II. Sundstrom, Bancroft. We will publish a full list of the scores made, next week. SUICIDE OF DW.IGHT NEWTON. Sunday morning a telegram from Orchard, Nebraska, brought the sad news of the death of Dwight L.Newton at that place, by his own hand. Farther than that he had shot himself and that he was already dead the telegram did not say, and no further word has been received by the friends here in regard to the tragic affair. On Monday noon Mrs. E. N. Weaver, the mother of the stricken wife, departed for the scene of the tragedy. Mr. New- Ion was,up to last fall, the agent of the C. M. & St. P. Ry. Co., at Whittemore in this county. While there he became acquainted with and married Miss May Weaver, of this place. They had several children, the youngest a babe of • but a few weeks. The widow will have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. Public School Report. Following is a comparative report of the city schools for months ending May 2, 1890, and May 1, 1891: 1890 1891 Total enrollment fiss cos Monthly enrollment jos 015 Average belonging 442 4fl«.3 Average attendance 423 409.9 Days of absence 340 OSB Pupil's tardiness 21 33 visits 103 no Per cent of attendance <)«.i 01.7 rer cent of punctuality... 99.87 99.82 Teacher's tardiness 5 2 No. neither absent nor tardy 268 208 No. belonging at end of month 430 491 It may be seen in the above report that our average belonging for this month is 54 more than for the corresponding month for last year—an unusually large yearly increase. It may also be seen that our per cent, of attendance and punctuality is lower for this month than for last April. We ask the co-operation of parents in our efforts to secure better results in this respects. If sickness were the only thing that kept pupils from school, our per cent, of attendance would be 97 or 98 instead of 94. The following table shows the rank of each room in per cent, of attendance and punctuality for the month and also the number of days each has had no absence. Days taught, 20: Name Boom K «i ** (4 It (f " Depot of Teacher. 1 Tillln Cramer 2 Nellie Pan- SOllle Wilkinson 4 Oova Wise . 5 Edith Call C L. M. Hortoii 7 Jennie Bailey 9 Eva Whitney 0 Lucretia llarcy Jennie Pettiboue « a * al sjl 10 g 9 (f 4 1 2 3 5 7 J a 8 Jf M» 9 10 3 7 4 * 2 (j g 5 1 •o 3 s? B 13 « || 1 4 4 y j 0 W. II. DIXSON, Supt. Constipation, blood-poison, fever! Doctor s bills and funeral expenses cost about two hundred dollars; DeWitt's Little Early Risers cost a quarter. Take your choice. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. Special sale of h'ats for 25 cents at E. Keeve & Co. ekia ana pile ointments that has ever been put up. No family should be without it. Sold by F. W. Dingley. 24 37 To AtL INTERESTED—I will be through the country on my old beat in a short time, castrating colts. L. T. MABTIN. ., and bowel disorders. The pills but mighty good ones. Al small M THE COUNTY NEWS. : ~ A11 correspondence no for thr shotlld reach ""'a om °° this in niind? Tuesda y evening. Please bear to the KKPUlHjOAlf- 8lgllcd bytuc HUKT. Special Correspondence. BUIJT, May 5.—Mamie McDonald returned from Minneapolis last Wednesday, where she has been pursuing the study of music. Bonnie Mayhew has secured a position in Wilson's store at Bancroft. Bennie is a good salesman. Frank Allen has purchased a lot in the northwest part of town, near the parsonage, and we presume will build some time this summer. Mr. Kerr has also purchased near there and will also build before long. And now we are to have a furniture store. Will Cook returned Saturday evening and a stock of furniture is to follow soon. Mr. Cook will have temporary quarters above Graham's machine house and will remain there till a better building can be procured. As to the success of the new enterprise there is no question. Our town is away behind the country, and has been for a long time. Other business houses must, and will, follow soon. Mr. Cook is well known throughout the neighborhood and we bespeak for him a liberal patronage. B. G. Hough came up Friday evening to see if his brother Will was behaving himself. lie . found things lively and the town booming. Earl Stephens was here on Thursday of last week. Earl has been here a couple of times of late but we have heard of no arrests. Miss Ida Chap in has gone to Emmetsburg to clerk in a store—so they say. Tommy Billsborough of the REPUBLICAN force was here Saturday evening visiting his brother. lie returned Sunday by way of the Black Cat, making his parents a call. C. M. Doxsee and wife and Andy Robinson were pleasant callers up town while enroute to Bancroft. Mrs. Sarah Hallock, of Algona, was here Friday visiting with relatives and friends. A maple sugar supper is on the program at the Buffalo Forks new creamery building tonight. Supper furnished by the ladies' aid society. The large addition to the Mayhew hotel is now looming up in great shape. Our town booms. Solid business blocks and mammoth residences are being built on every hand.—hem! Geo. E. Marble was setting out trees last week on his tree claim south of town. Mr. Marble is evidently going to hold the fort. Chas. Bronson and Eugene Sarchett were on our streets last Wednesday. John Shaeffer last week was applying the first coat of paint on the Cash Store building. Dr. MacCormack paid Algona a visit Monday. MissLuella Wartman was visiting Mrs. II. B. Hallock Monday and Tuesday. We learn from the proprietors of the Cash Store that they will have a stock of shoes in the Course of a few days. Cady and Hallock are doing a good business and their trade is increasing all the time. G. B. Whitney is fitting up the rooms above his hardware in preparation to commence housekeeping. Our barber spent Sunday in Algona. Cook's stock of furniture has arrived and it is as fine a stock as can be found in a great many towns several times the size of Burt. UNION. Special Correspondence. UNION Twi?., May 4.—Mr. and Mrs. Reibhoff are absent attending a sick sister in Buchanan County. This is the first time they have been absent from home for many years. From letters received they are contented, and may remain away all summer. Measles are quite prevalent in this locality. Charley Hall's family have all had them they are also in the family of Jos. Thompson. Charley Godden has painted the tower of his windmill. Charley is one of our enterprising young farmers and believes in taking care of farm improve- Charlie Savclietfc is having bj We says tot Parties were around inquiring about a boy who had stolen a horse and struck for "greener fields." Such a boy we*nt through these parts only Thursday last. Those desiring to find herders for their cattle can do so without any inconvenience, as four have been around in the last week desiring to get cattle to herd. It is predicted that the herding days are almost over. Geo. Johnson was out and attached a Bes feed grinder to G. L. Carroll's windmill. Mr. Adam Palmer has recently purchased eighty acres of land from Mr. Schenk. This joins Mr. Palmer's old place on the south and makes him a fine farm. MANCKOFT. Special Correspondence. BANCROFT, May, 5.—Lillian Johnson of this place, has returned from a four months' visit with friends and relatives at Red Wing, Minnesota. Messrs. Hall andElvidge, of Waverly, have been in these parts the past week buying cattle. Rev. L. A. Cummings attended the Ministerial convention at Spencer. Adda Davidson began her school in Hebron township, last week. Sid Rist, of Algoua, was on our streets the fore part of this week. J. G. Edwards visited friends in Bancroft on Monday last. John Lochtu, of St. Paul, arrived at this place on Monday to visit with friends and look after his property east of town. Mrs. Wolfe, of Algona, will give a reading at the Baptist church on Friday evening, May 8th. All are cordially invited to attend. Hans Sawenson, east of town, is quite sick. . ; Mr. Windon, of Waverly, is in^tpwn buying cattle to ship, and some to have herded through the summer. Clara Boroughs, of Algona, was in these parts on Monday looking for a school. Mr. and Mrs. Wickwire have gone to Osakis, Douglas county, Minnesota, to visit their son of that place. Rev. Richie is building on his lot in the south part of town. Quite a scare has been made about mad dogs in this part of the county. Some have been shot and others have left home. ' Benny Mayhew. of Burt, is working in W. W. Wilson's store at present. The foundation for Dr. Cutler's residence is about completed. Messrs Crandal, Chub and Dolen, parties who bought in Seneca, have arrived here with their families and are now located on their farms. Prof. Dodorer is sketching the Methodist church. Josh. Campbell is adding to the appearance of his store by a fresh coat of paint. The farmers in this vicinity are busily employed in corn-planting. Rev. Shemmel and Geo. Holloway visited at the hub Thursday. Luella Wartman left for home Monday. Among our visitors Friday were Mr. and Mrs. Doxsee and daughter, Peter Winkle and Mr. Robinson, all gona. Rome Woodworth and James Hofius Sundayed at Algona. Our photographer, Mr. Harper has displayed some very artistic work at the post office. The monthly report card system has been adopted by the school board, and the first Cards will be given at the close of this week. Still the real estate booms. Geo. Holloway, one of our rustlers, sold two sections of land and also the Shadle farm, east of Bancroft, within the last ten days. * Mr. J. Kelly, JSue gentleman who bought the Shadle farm, has rented Mrs. Sjogren's house and will move here soon. AVIKXTBMORE. Special Correspondence. May. 5.—Mrs. Ridgway, who has been absent several weeks visiting friends in Pooahontas county, returned last week. Our principal, C, B. Paul, will give the pupils of his department a pleasant treat this evening in the shape of an old fashioned candy pull. The children anticipate a merry tisae and they will not be disappointed, , Pates and LQU^ Fafefcsym To look at. Just read what follows and then reflect: McOORMIOK Harvesting Mach. Co., Establ'd J. I. CASE Threshing Machine Co. A. A. COOPER, Iowa's Pioneer Wagon Mafcer, P. P. MAST & CO., Cultivators, Seeders, etc. JAMES SELLY & CO., Corn Planters, etc. D. S. MORGAN & CO., Clipper Mowers HEARST, DUNN & CO., Planters, etc. DALY MANF'G CO., Disc Pulverizers, JOHN DEER & CO., Plows, etc. J. R. JONES, 1831. 1843. 1840 1843. 1850. 1834. 1860. 1865. 1854. 1870. After looking over the foregoing list of Manufacturers and Dealers, all of whom are represented by the man who pays the freight, you cannot, fail to appreciate the advantages you ca.n reap by buying your implements of the Oldest Implement House iu northern Iowa. T represent the best goods made in each department. - Hamilton ' s Hard ^ood Lumber and Wood, a full stock: of e> of school last Monday. They are both former pupils of our high shool and are teaching in Kossuth county. G. E. Boyle has gone to Chicago and will be absent several days, combining business with pleasure. Before returning he will visit his family who reside in Wisconsin. Our spring poet is heard from again. Notice last week's LuVerue News? The young people say somebody's head will be whiter than 'tis now if he don't desist; however, AVC really believe he is improving, and yet, we sire forcibly reminded of the fact that not "everyone can be a poet mor'aii a sheep can be a goat." Our community was terribly shocked upon hearing the sad news that our former station agent, D. L. Newton sommittecl suicide last Sunday afternoon by shooting. He has many warm friends' in ; Whittemore and vicinity who deeply regret this sad ending to what, it seems, might have been a bright and useful life. The Big Bargain store is selling gasoline at 9J£ cents per gallon, Prime White oil at 1% cents and everything else in proportion. Now is your time to buy oil, sugar and flour at Patterson Bros. Catarrh, neuralgia rheumatism and most diseases originate from impure blood. Cleanse it, improve it, purify it with De Witt's Sarsaparilla and health is restored, strength regained. Sold by Sheetz. Peter Slagle will sell you a good horse collar. Look over his stock. NOTICE. Mr. Wheeler having resigned his posi- ;ion with Queal & Co. to take effect July 1st, will be succeeded by Andrew Erickson who will serve as second man until ,hat time when he will become manager of the yard. All accounts due us on book must be settled either by cash or note at once. Sheetz issues regular Go's guarantee to sure all ailments with Kidd's Germ Erad. F. S. Stough has fine shoes at all prices. Anything in the harness line at prices that will suit you. P, L, SLAOLE. Purifies the blood, increases the circu- ation, expels poisonous humors and builds up the system. What more do you want a medicine to perfprm? DeWitt's Sarsaparilla is reliable. Sold by Sheetz. Patterson Bros, always on top. Gaso- ine 9)£ cents per gallon, Head Light oil )}£ cents; Prime White only 7>£ cents, lorne early, save money, and buy now. F0» SALE Purposing to move from Algona, I will offer most of my household furniture, consisting of gasoline stove, tables, chairs, bedsteads, etc., at private sale and at low prices. MRS. LUCY PAKU. A Lady iu South Carolina Writes: My labor was shorter and less painful than on two former occasons; physicians astonished; I thank you for "Mother's Friend." It is worth its weight in gold. Address The Bradfield Reg. Co. Atlanta, Ga. for particulars. Sold by F. W. Dingley and JPr. L. A. Sheetz. 37-81 Remember 1 make a specialty of boots and shoes and can give you the best prices and best grades the market can furnish you.—F. S. Stough. DeWitt's Little Early Risers never gripe or cause nausea. Mild but sure, assist rather than force. Best little pill for sick aeadache, chronic constipation, dyspepsia. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. Our $3.25 calf boot is a dandy.—F. S. Stough. A beautiful skin, bright eyes,sweet breath, good appetite, vigorous body, pure blood ind good health result from the use of De Witt's Sareaparilla. Sold by Dr. Sheetz. MONEY to loan oa chattel security. Hilt j^ y^ '„ __.*.. Patterson oil, flour and eugar at We are setting the best "" KOSSUTH CO. MARKETS. Market reports from every town In the coun- fL 1>U w 8h , ecl re S uli "-ly each week. Reports f i oiu Wesley and Lu Verne are made Tuesday W,?+ mK * ?i eports fr ,°"!I Whittemore, Bancroft, Hurt and Algona made Wednesday morning. »j£ Cor V 5SI J? nde ! 1 !'' s: Be careful to quote the prices actually paid the day the report is made. Oats Eggs 11 Cattle.$2.00 @ Sgo.OO Wheat 85 Flax;... .95 @ 1.05 ALGONA. $ .43 Corn. .50 Butter 18 Hogs.. 4.50 Barley CO Potatoes , 80 WK8USY. $ ,48 Corn shelled.. $ .50 s 11 Butter... 16 Cattle 2.50 Hogs 4 40 Wheat 90 Barley 50 Flax 1.00 Timothy 1.00 @ 10.00 Oats 1VH1TTEMORE. • • •• 43 Corn 53 11 Butter 18 Cattle $2.00 @ $4.00 Hogs $4.50 Wheat 1.00 Barley 50 Flax 1.05 Hay, loose .. $6.00 Notice to Contractors. ., ... . , IUVINGTON, Iowa. April 7, 1801. Notice is hereby glvfiu that sealed bids will be received by the undersigned until May 6th, J8iM, for building a school IIOUSR and out buld- ings in Irvington township, on the S. W. corner of sec 1-05-28, according to the plans and specifications which will be on file in the County Auditor's office after April 11,1891. The build' tllfr lri « llt to JOHN GAFFUKY ) ,, , J- I" LLOYD }- Com, C. B. HUTCHINSJ GREAT FRENCH REMEDY. LADIES try Dr. LeDnc's Periodical Pills, from Paris, France. Established - Europe 1839 • England 1850 ; Canada 1878; United States im 52 or three boxes for §5. Positively remove all AMEKIOAN PILL CO., royalty proprietors. Spencer, la. The trade supplied by wholesale agents. H. Boswlth & Sou.^lUwauftee • liobt Stevenson & Co. Chicago. Retailed by Dr. L A, Sheetz, Algona. 19-40-yr 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 fayorable 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. THROUGH SEVEN STATES, Commencing March satli, the Northern Pa- culc will resume its double daily passenger train service between St. Paul and Minneapolis on the east, and Helena, Butte, spokane Falls, Tacoma, Seattle, Portland on the west. West bound trains will leave St. Paul at 9 a. in. and 4:15 p. m., respectively, carrying com- piete service of Pullman First Class ana Tourist Sleeping Cars, First and Second Class Day Coaches. Free Colonist Sleeper and Elegant Dining Cars. The morning train out of St. Paul [No. 3] will carry First Class Vestibuled Sleeper from Chicago, leaving that point at 5:30 p. m. daily over the O.M. &8t.P. By., re*chlag the Paclfle coast, via the line through Train No. i, leaving St. Paul at 4:15 p. m. will carry both PuHiuan First Class and Pullman Tourist Sleeping Oars from Chicago via the Wisconsin Central Line, leaving Iho latter point at 10 :±5 p. in. daily, running via Helena to Spokane Falls, Tacoma «ud Portland. Passengers from the east leaving St. Louis in the forenoon and Chicago iu the afleruoon.will make close connections with the morning train Allt nf Ut- T>01|1 frlla fftllfviitf.l.. Antt . |A«..|..« ni,» With two transcontinental passenger trains running daily between eastern ana western terminals, the Northern Pacific Bailroad-the Yellowstone Park Houte—offers the beat possible service to tbe tourist, business man or settler. The equipment of this line is unsurpassed in point of beauty and convenience, while the service is first class, It is tbe short and direct line to Montana and all North Paeific Coast points, and passes through the grandest, most productive and richest sections o| seven states, viz; Wisconsin, Minnesota. North. DaKftta Montana, Idaho. Oregon and Washington. "st Passenger Agents o* theN« wW take p, RILEY & YOUNG'S COMBINATION SLAT AND WIRE FENCE. It is a fence tor open countries, for it cannot be blown down. It is the fence for low loads, for it cannot be washed away. It destroys no ground whatever, and if beauty be considered f\"rm f^" 4 ^ 1 ^ ls tll , e " e ^est and handsomest farm fence in the world. In short, it combines the pood qualities o£ a-1 fences in an eminent degree, and as soon as introduced will become the popular fence of the country. It is beautiful and durable. It is strong and will increase £»?/£ C T^ of & 0 , UI '£ al ' m *» f more than any other fence. It will last much loiiRer than anv>other fence. It is a great addition, occupies less pound, excludes less sunshine, has no super- f£JS . a /? UC fV. ^ ls ««>»«««. thai, any u ther fence and will turn any stock no matter how breachy. it is plainly visible and is not dangerous to stock like barb wire. The best horse fS?in"., ll > 1 f 6 wor " 1 - V , wlu " roteot all: cr °Ps trom a half grown chicken to a wild ox. It is the most uniform, and by comparison of cost much the cheapest. Kept for sale in is $1, Address Oan ba made in o months selling Tuuigonfe Atlases, Charts and Wall Maps. Particulars free. H. C TUNISON, Chieago, Dig, bles and fruit eaten, are es, causing catayidi.consumD- tion. diabetes, Brlght's disease. cwwers.tiimors 'f^'n V ed ' no <"*M« diseases. ' Nevlr f k own tnf^n V e no <"*« diseases. Nev Known to fail to cure consumption catarrh kid " e ,y ^Mes, syphilis.) MetJedtoOT jSffiS ' p ° °" V-S-U- « <& ired A' --- <- Miea. me Am. Pill & Mod. Co^rovalty nron's Spencei-,.0 ay Go. ta. Sold wbiitesale * and retail in Algona by Dr. Sheetz, druggist. 20-9-y" Farm for ( Sale. 120 acres near the village of Burt. Partly improved. For sale at a bargain. Inquire at Republican office. 1 JLL/nL We are having an increasing trade on celebrated May Flower brand of tea. A trial will convince you that it is the best tea ever brought to our city. Another lot of Lyndon Maple Sugar. Absolutely pure. Cady & Hallock, Cash Grocers, Burt, Iswa.