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T1IK IIKPIJHLJCAN, ALGONA, IOWA. MAV25, Burt Republican. " BURT. 10WA, MAV 25. 1892. Harry Dakell was dpin£ business in the "hub" Friday. \ Mrs. Long, daughter of pv. ForsytUe, is,quite low with the measles. . Weddings have been quite plenty late ]y, but "mcthinks there arc more to follow." There are several applications in for the primary department of OUT school, and among them are some good ones. "Bbave off your Whiskers" IB the latest Btylenow. Our barber ban had a flourishing business in whisker cutting lately. We only wonder who will be "next." Miss Nellie Salisbury spent Saturday among friends in Burt, and returned to her school at Bancroft to begin wotk Monday. The Presbyterian Ladies' Mite Society will hold a business meeting next Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Henry McDouald. A full attendance is desired as there is special business. Among those who attended the Gold Medal Contest at Algona Friday were Rev. Chamberlin, Jas. Stow, A. A. Sifert, Gfeo. and Cora Paine, Everett McDonald, Abbie Goodwin and L. Hodgson. Our people pronounced the contest good, but their sympathies were with Miss Barslou. The third quarterly meeting for Burt charge will be held at the Grange School bouse. There will be a meeting of the Bub-district Mission Conference on Sabbath. The Tabernacle part of the meeting will be dispensed with until further notice.—J. W. FORSYTHE. • These few days of dry weather have been improved by our farmers. We heard Thomas Hanna say that he expects a good crop of corn this season, and he has never known Kossutb county to have a failure in crops, by either draught or wet weather. Mr. Stewart, of northeast Ramsay, shipped over 200 head of cattle to Ledyard, Monday to take upon his herd ground. We are informed that he has over 4,000 cattle to herd this season. This means a ' good deal of work for herders, and a crowding of cattle upon a small territory, if true. Married, Beard-Warner.—Geo. Beard and Miss Fannie Warnor, both of Burt, were quietly married last Saturday. Mr. Beard is in the employ of our popular blacksmith, Wm. Shaeffer, and has fair prospects iu life. Miss Warner is a daughter of Jno. Warner, of Greenwood, one of Eossiith's prosperous farmers. The youug couple have the best wishes of the community. Among the events of last week we record the marriage of W. J. Easterly, of Burt, and Miss Ethel McCormack, at the home of the bride's parents in Algona. The ceremony was performed by Esquire Taylor and was witnessed by the friends of the bride and groom only. They took the evening train for Hay Springs, Neb., where Will holds down a position as telegraph operator for M. V. & F. V. R'y Co. It is well known that lie is considered a C. & N. W. man, and will have a station as soon as he gains his majority, which he is lacking but a few months. The many friends of this young couple wish them a very pleasant future. I consider Closson's Bear Oil Liniment the best remedy I ever used on horse flesh.—R. CAMPBELL, Pres. First Nat. Bank, and breeder of fine stock, Independence, Iowa. For sale by F. W. Dingley and L. A. Sheetz, Algona. To CoutructoVft. Sealed bids will be received by the uiuU'.r- signed until Wednesday, June Stli. lor the erection of a school house in the Independent district of Burt. Plans and specifications may 'be, louml at the store of Geo. E. Marble. Ihe Board reserve the right to reject any or all By order of the Hoard Directors, GEO. E. MARBLE, Sec. A, A, Beane, A, M,, M. B, Office and residence one door west of POST OFFICE. J. B. CORK, Real Estate Agt. BURT, IOWA. Good farms for sale. THE COUNTY NEWS, Reported by Special Correspondents. Tun ItKPUftMc'AN publishes more outside news from the country and surrounding towns than all the six other papers published in Kossuth county combined. For the Uancroft NKWS see page 3. To OORURSPON DENTS :—All coirespondenoe (or the HEPUBLICAN should reach luls oflice nor later than Tuesday evening. Please bear this in mind. Ledyard Times We arc showing an Elegant Line of I I I III I AND WHITE DRESS GOODS. Also a choice assortment of Dress Trimmings, Plushes, Velvets, etc. Come and see them. Truly yours, NICHOLSON & BUELL. NEW LINE -OF- Wall - Paper 4.XTD CTJB.TAIWS -AT— W. M. COOK'S FURNITURE STORE. Wall Paper Trimmed. IVK&LKY. F. M. Butts' windmill was blown down in last Wednesday's Rale. C. E. Oleson returned Wednesday from a long visit to lona and Calmer. Mrs. W. M. Colby and her daughter Mabel visited in Algona last Saturday and Sunday. Arthur McCormack of Primgar visited his father in Wesley and attended his sister's wedding in Algona last week. (Some farmers have commenced plowing their corn ground, though by far the greater number must wail several days yet before their ground will bo dry enough to plow and plant. Wesley is about to lose one of her young and active citizens. F. C. Cory has accepted the position of general agent for the Singer Sewing Machine Co. His future home will bo Algona. Our farmers are doing a great deal of their own shipping of late. Brewster Bios, shipped two car loads of fat cattle and one of hogs last week, of their own raising. Richard Gray of Marion S. D., made Wesley one of his flying visits last week. He says the heavy rains of this spring are an advantage to S. Dakota and the farmers are expecting large crops this year. Nearly everybody and everything that comes to town now must waltc, even the fat hogs, as it is impossible to haul a heavy load over any of the roads. If we were only blessed with numerous gravel pits, what an improvement we should see in the roads the coming summer. SIDWELL & ELLSWORTH, Manufacturers and Dealers in Harness & Saddlery, Whips, Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Etc. JAS. Editor. LEDYARD, IOWA, MAY 26, 1892. Oats 20 @ .21 Corn 00 Eggs 11 Butter 15<a.l8 Cattle $0.00 Hogs 0.00 Wheat 67 Barley ... .18@.20 Flax $ .77 Hay.' 0.00 LEDYARD IOWA. MRS. E. McLAURY, Restaurant, Warm Meals at all hours. Confectionery and Cigars. Ledyard, Iowa. RUSS, PHYSICIAN & Office in Miller Bros. Drug Store* LEDYARD, - - - tOWA Still at the Front! The Old Reliable General Store with Geo. E. Marble at the wheel. WM. LESLIE, Real Estate and Insurance. Ledyard, Iowa. I am prepared to make Farm Loans at lowest rates. Gastleman & Deane, Let other places advertise their removal and war prices. Our customcrsr only lavigh and realize that they have not yet reached the evc-ry day low prices of the Old Reliable store at Burt. The vast facilities of the J. C. Ayer & Co., of Lowell, Mass., enable them to place The Superior Blood Purifier—Ayer's Sarsaparilla—within easy reach of the poorest invalid. Don't be induced to take a "cheap" substitute. Always remember that the best is the cheapest. "Watah is a good thing" is the philosophy of a KentuckyColonel"because rain makes cawn and cawn makes whiskey." Buildings and Cabinet Work done neatly and promptly. Plans and Specifications furnished up on application. Estimates made. Satisfaction guaranteed. Shop on Edmund St. THE Elite Studio Is now at Burt. Aristo Cabinets, $3.00 per dozen. Copying and enlarging a successful specialty. C. B. LONG, Photographer. bids. •/> P i so vs. CUR E .-. CURES WHERE All ELSE FAILS. Best Cough Syrup. Tastes Good. Use in time. Bold by druggists. CONSUMPTION TOtman, Richards & Co., Successors to O'Neill & Kerr. Call and get our figures on— Lumber, Lath, Cement, Stucco, Lime, Paints, Oils, Etc., Farm Machinery, Wagons and Buggies. Lumbar Bills figured and Estimates cheerfully given. The highest market price paid for grain. Call and see us, we can save you money. BURT, - IOWA. STOP -AT THE- BDRT HOTEL! M. L. MAYHEW, Proprietor. Good Accommodations. Livery and Feed Stable in connection with hotel. In all cases, where a mild but effective aperient is needed, Ayer's pills are the best. They improve the appetite, restore healthy ar.tion, promote digestion, and regulate every function. No pill is in greater demand, or more highly recommended by the proffession. Guest: How's this? Four dollars a day! Stopped here u year ago, and paid only half that much.—Proprietor: Just so. Then it was "The McGinnis Tavern," Now it is the "Hotel McGinnis." F, M. Trimble -DEALER IN- How to be Heautil'ul. The most necessary requirement of beauty in women is a lovely complexion. Ro/odoro, the peerless complexion purifier, removes all redness of the skin leaving it clear, delicate white, that has nothing of the paint or powder appearance. Rozodoro is harmless as water; removes freckles, tan, sunburn, pimples, blackheads, llvespots, etc. Price 76c. Try a bottle. Sent free on receipt of price,plainly wrap ped so it cannot be told. Address, The Rozodoro Co., South Bend, Ind. Agents wanted. 4 1 Jl TURE Frames Burial - Caskets. ^"Undertaking a Specialty. Lcdyavd, Iowa. B. J. JOHNSON, Tonsorial Artist, Ledyard, Iowa. Cigars For Sale. The patent-medicine man may now buy sassafras roots at 20c a bushel, and make first class remedies at 50 cents a bottle. DANIELS & PHELPS, HARNESS AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP It will pay you to call and order a new Harness if yon need anything in BU11T, that line. IOWA. C. C. CHUBB, President, E. J. MURTAGH, Cashier. Why Don't You Stop Coughing before the entire mucous membrane lining the air passages leading to the lungs becomes inflamed, as it surely will be frorn a cough neglected. There is but one remedy that gives instant relief and cures quickly. Dr. Halo's Household Cough Cure cures every kind of cough from a simple cold to incipient consumption. 25 and 50c bottles at L. A. Sheet/A 1 THE DEAFNESS, ITS CAUSES AND C¥RE, Scientifically treated by au aurist uf worldwide I'epuiniiuii. Utiiii'JVtiSseriiiiiiMU'd ujiii 011- lirely cured, of iroin auto 3o yeuiV suuclinii. after nil other tre<auieaiii luve iuil«il. How the difficulty In reached and lli« cause removed fully explained Iu circulars, wltti affidavits and testimonials uf cures trow prominent people, mailed free. DB.A.FOKTAIKE, Tacoiim.Wash. BURT, IOWA. General Banking, Mrs. B.—Dear me! what lovely closets this flat has! Agent—Madam, those are not closets. They are bedrooms. No other Sarsaparilla has the merit by which Hood's Sarsaparilla has won such a firm hold upou the confidence of the people. No other combines the economy and strength which make "100 doses one dollar" true only of Hood's Saraaparilla. No other possess the combination, proportion, and process which make Hood's Sarsaparilla peculiar to itself. Hood's Pills cure sick headache. LADY'S HOSIERY AT COMMISSION PRICK. Ladies, do you realize tliat when you buy of the retailer, you are paying three unnecessary profits'.' The manufacturer sells to the commission house, the latter to the jobber, and the jobber in turn sells to the retail merchant. You 'must pay the manufacturer a profit llrst, and then pay each of the subsequent handlers a profit, not infrequently paying two profits to tlio retailer. The Manufacturers' Commission Co. is a responsible syndicate which sells direct to the consumer. By investing in manufacturers' satnples.odds and ends, job-lois, and the stocks of insolvent manufacturers, in connection with our regular commission holdings, we are able to sell to the consumer direct at the oommtssion price, which is but ono remove from the manufacturer's. While this company handles all kinds of la- die's furnishings, we are making a special drive on our liotiiery, merely to introduce our name in your territory and establish a reputation for giving values never before ottered, so that you will be fully prepared for our later announcement of our entire Hues, liead the following offers: Ladles'full length, fashioned, fast black hose. superfine gauge, (retailing everywhere at 25to 35 cents pei 1 pair) we will sell at liic, or oue- lialf dozen at flee. Ladles' extra length, full regular made, fast black and seamless hose, very finest gauge, retailing everywhere at oOc up) we will sell at •23c, or one-half dozen for SI.38. We pay extra express charges, and agree unconditionally to refund money if hosiery is not the values and qualities described. 15e sure and send the size wanted, and remember that as we pay express we cannot afford to send less than one-half dozen. Orders must be accompanied by cash, in either money order, postal note, stamps or registered letter, addressed to the, Manufacturer's Commission Co , i>2l Filth Avenue, 31-38 Chicago, 111. Frank Heiuer has just received* dandy dray wagon. James Beam's family arrived the middle of last week. Dr. Jacobs, of Elmore, was in town one day last week. Supt. Reed visited our village school last Thursday. T. L. Auld has moved into his new house in the east part of town. Miss Mary Grannis is absent on a visit at her home at Mankato, Minn. Guy Bartholomew spent Sunday at hi* eld home at Blue Earth City, Minn. Tanner & McLaury have been building an addition on the rear of their restaurant. The boys from Elmore were sporting their wheels on our streets the other day. Kendall & Grannis' store building looks very much improved with a new awning. Carl Nelson was in town Monday making preparations for celebrating his 21st birthday. E. V. Poster moved his stock of dry goods and groceries, together with his household goods, from Elmore last week. Dr. Dunlap, brother of A. J. and B. Dunlap, of this place, has decided to locate here with the purpose of practicing medicine. Dan. Dobson has secured the services of a Mr. Curtis, a good workman. This will help him out some. He has been fairly overdriven with work for some weeks past. The rainy weather continues, and the roads are becoming almost impassable. We will not complain, however, as we are informed they are much worse iu other localities. Married: At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Johnson, three miles north of Ledyard, on the 17th inst., Mr. A. B. Dunlap, of this place, and Miss Matie Beard, of Revere, Mo. Rev. Brown, of Blue Earth City, tied the knot. We had the faintest idea of the population of our little town till the band boys called them out on Saturday evening. The streets were fairly thronged with people, and when the band ceased playing it was necessary to call out the "police force" to clear the sidewalks. The band boys were out on the streets last Saturday eveniug. The band has been organized but a short time, and is entitled to much credit. Other parties expect to join the ranks soon and we will soon have a band that we may well be proud of. Trade is steadily moving Ledyard-ward. Parties from Winnebago Co. were in town last week and declare their intentions of making this their trading post. The Swea trade is also steadily increasing. Last Saturday the streets were lined with teams nearly all day, and business was rushing. The Bazaar held at the Wiemer Bros.' bank building on the 17th inst., by the ladies of Ledyard and vicinity, was simply an immense success, notwithstanding the very unfavorable condition of the weather. Supper was served, also ice cream and lemonade. The center of interest was the stock of things useful and ornamental, displayed for sale in the front part of the building, which it would be useless to attempt to name or describe. All that womanly ingenuity cc^uld fashion or woman's mind conceive of, was there, and offered to the highest bidder by Auctioneers Ordway and Fitzpatrick. The people responded liberally and a handsome sum of money was raised, which is to be devoted to the M. E. church building fund. Kendall Foi Sale by Grannis. F. A. BRONSON Has a full stock of General Furniture and is now ready to accommodate the p«ople of Ledyard and Vicinity. Call on Mrs. C. A.Ordwayi over Ordway's agricultur- implement store. E. O. FITZ, Real Estate, Loans —And— INSURANCE. Ledyard, - - - - Iowa. Having Opened a Hardware Store, —AJSTD - -4-Tinshop,^ I respectfully ask a share of the patronage of the people of Ledyard and vicinity. Personal attention given to sheet metal work and satisfaction guaranteed. Yours for Trade, E. J. SKINNER. 3! •* M 'I Ledyard Livery, Feed -And- SALE STABLE. Good Rigs at Reasonable Prices. F. S. Jenks, Ledyard, Iowa. 1 »s <f PATENT GOING TO BUILD? If you are you ought to get Whitney's Prices on the HARDWARE. IMWP'f' The best spring medicine is a dose or two of St. Patrick's Pills. They not only physic but cleanse the whole system and purify the blood. For sale by Dr. L. A. BheeU. Maple Sugar at LANGDON & HUDSON. If dull, spiritless and stupid; if your blood is thick and sluggish; if your appetite is capricious and uncertain, you need a Sarsaparilla. For best results take DeWitt's. For sale by F. W. Dingley. Gel-man Baptist Conference. Excursion tickets can be sold to the conference of German Baptist Brethem to be held at Cedar Rapids iu June 3rd to 9tu at one fare for the round trip. O. M. & BT. P. BY. Philadelphia Times; "You say you are a good wasber an<tiron.er. How do you tell wlwn the irgiuj t$Q too uol?" Ufa* bpeisg 1'nen Dr. little's Household Ten Is the great blood purifier and nerve tonic. It acts upon all the secretions of the system, enabling the liver and kidneys to perform their proper functions, giving tone and strength to the nervous system, a certain cure for dyspepsia. Two month's treatment for 50c. Get a free sample at L. A. Sheetz' drilg store. 1 Buckingham's dye for the whiskers is a positive remedy for a gray beard. Agency for the Celebrate McCormick Binders and Mowers, RILEY & YOUNG'S Combination SLAT and WIRE FENCE. It is a fence for open countries, for it cannot be blown down. If is the fence for low lauds, for It cannot be wasUed away. It destroys no ground whatever, and if beauty be considered au advantage, it is the neatest and handsomest farm fence in the world. In short, it combines the good qualities of a'.l fences In an eminent degree, and as soon as introduced will become the popular fence of toe country. It is beautiful and durable. It is strong and will increase the price of your farm far more than any otlier fence. It will last much longer than any other fence. It is u great addition, occupies less ground, excludes less sunshine, has no superior as a fence. It is stronger thau any other fence and will turn aoy stock no matter how bieachy. it is plainly visible and is potdaa- gerous to stock like barb wire. TUe bestborse feuce in the world. It will protect all crop* :rovyu chicken to » wild ox. )ti« (W«j, aud by comparison of swj papist. Kept tor fate la audits ty« WjW*J& $K mtfy m IfOUIBg JOHN SHARP Boots and shoes made to order. Repairing a specialty, A large stock oj ladies and roon's sUppers and warm shoes just received. Agent lot Sharp's tturefca LeaUje* Preserve Wye-tue fe«st shoe dressing la (Shuu next to \T a f'*ir ^WP^v W Mowers, Minnesota CLief Threshers, Rushford Wagons and Buggies, Best Gang and Sulfcy Disc Harrows, Bmoothing.HarrdWf, ForceJFeed and Bw>ad Cast Seedjrjj Fanning Hills, Pumps, Land Boilers, And, in fact every thing kept i$ $ First-Cites Implement Hpus*.