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THE ^. *mt^. a , AMO»A. IOWA. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 29. 1890, ~ T -a^JUlfef'dfkl I'&ttfeftft, <3S?Mfc M. Portefleid, one S owners of ttfe Northwestern nursety JloWft, was in town delivering fall IE'Freeh Suftdayed in Bancroft. \, Jtichie is here building anothet house i farm north of town. KM'- 1. O. G. T. society gave a clothes pin I lift the school house Friday evening. * "ttiubb of Algona was in town the le Week looking for cattle, "otsof Ida county WaS here after ie first of the week. i Tambiin starts out Monday to de- L WTMcClellan Was in town Saturday, he is the butcher at Burt. • Hon. N. V. Brower speaks hew W"; 'Squire Davis is fixing his building for Campbell & Reynolds' hardware. Wm. Peck of Fenton was in town trying Mrs. McGlnnis has rented the Phoenix house. Bancroft hotels are in great de for grain and potatoes'! If *«, «» •— ttttfo alone, for We never have had better prospects for good tiin«s than We have now 'fe a long time back. WHiTTEMonS, Oct. 28.-The lumber for he Lutheran church is here, and the carpenters Will soon have it enclosed. Cards are out for the marriage of Frank Seeley W Jennie Finnell. Mrs. C. D. Creed of Algona Is visiting friends in town. H. S. Dailey is shipping considerable hay these days. A republican caucus will be held tomorrow evening for the nominating of township Officers. Hotelling's weekly run-away was the means of Henry Kelly's team running away and upsetting his wagon. Luckily no one was injured. t^^m^^*^^~~- • | '" ' which was sung t# the congregation standing at the close of the earnest and eloquent discourse of baiter Jeanson. After the sermon and do*ologyi an open conference was held and several testimonies in Swede and English were given. Among these, one by Carl Anderson was Well worthy of notice, as he not only spoke of his gratitude, and urged others, as had the pastor, to give liberally of that Which God hnd bestowed so bountifully, but he pledged himself to give one sack each of wheat, barley, and potatoes, and two each of corn and oats, and proposed that a committee be appointed to meet at the church to receive similar donations, and dispose of the same, and the • to the State Missionary aBBuumuui i- ./bleb, the collection of the day was taken. The religious service J • •" a dinner In the church ALONG tHfc JERSEY SHORt AND At GREAT QOUfH SAY, On Board n Fishing tJon of Taettle and tot it Cost*. b i egsed fellowship which ople. A stranger look- Mrs W B. Pratt of Portland township was called to the bedside of hfer sick moth er one day last week. The I O. G. F. lodge had election las TWday night, and the following are the Officers: J. B. Streater, W. V.T., G. W. Smith, P. W. C. T., J. F. Doderer, W. C., Alfred Leonard, W. M., James Patterson, W. S., Carl Ostrander.W.F. S., LelaGray, W. T., Annie Barslou, W. G., and Bob. Wilson, W. S. Cresco. CBESCO, Oct. 20.-Messrs. Bronson and Bailey have each built a hay barn at Hobart. Frank McCall of Algona will teach in the Jones district this winter. Mr. Thornton's new house is almost completed. ' Frank Potter and wife of West Bend are visiting at Undo Billy Johnson's. T$ --"yhitehlll has returned from the '" -•.->•' o. - Will begin in district No. 8, Nov. 17, with Will. Covel as teacher. Frank Potter has been buying oats at Ho • bart. He pays the highest prices. Geo Platt and P. T. Lannel- have sold 100 tons of hay to West Bend parties for $6.76 per ton. . A literary society has been organized at the Jones school house, with Nat. Johnson 'as president and Miss Mary, Rawson, secre- Messrs. GoemanandBiloyof Minonk.Ill., were here last week looking for a chance to speculate in real estate. There were also several gentlemen here fromDwightforthe same purpose. f ure this evening. WHITTEMOBB, Oct. 2<3.-Stanly Johnson of Sterling, 111., who has been visiting friends here for the past two weeks, returned to his home on Tuesday. J. C. Beattie of St. Paul, brother of J. E. Seattle of this place, is here for a short visit. , , Mrs. Whitehorn, who has been sick lor the past few days, is Improving. 'Farley and Boyle shipped two car loads of stock to Chicago last week. A county seat sociable was given on Friday evening, and was a grand success, proceeds for paster support. The receipts of the supper were $18.50. A temperance lecture was delivered by Mrs. Loyd, state, lodge deputy, Monday evening, and was largely attended. The drug store has changed hands, understand that C. B. Anderson of Bancroft will run the store in the future. The band of hope are re-organized and will hold their meeting on Friday at 4 o'clock. All are invited to attend. Young men, don't forget number one. Cold weather is coming, heating stoves, carpets, and bed quilts, will be sold for half price, and then speak to your, girl and you are all O. K. Sale begins at 1 p. m. Married, at Goldfleld, Oct. 22, Wheeler Wolfe to Miss Kate Foster. Mr. Wolfe is one of Kossuth's industrious farmers. Miss Foster is a popular young lady of this place. The Whittemore people wish the young couple a happy and prosperous life. Oats are selling here the past week for 43@44c. This is encouraging to our farm- .« wealthy place, and his gentleness hath Tploasant gathering was held at the home of Andrew Bromark on Sunday, Oct. 20, to celebrate the Olst birthday of Mrs. Bromark. Her daughters Mrs. Anna Richmond oC Bancroft, and Mrs. Hilda Tegel- bergof Swea, with their children, and several friends of the family were present, and gifts and congratulations mingled with prayer for many happy returns of the day. ers. Seneca. SEHECA, Oct. Sl.-The Shaw brothers have built a commodious addition to their house, and also added a pleasant verandah. It is rumored that these changes indicate that they will not long continue to board themselves. ' Prof. E. E. Gray has become the owner of a Union Safety bicycle, and now Seneca will rival Algona in that respect. ••v The democrats have nominated the following ticket for township officers: Clerk, James W. Shaw, assessor, John Kline; trustee, Wm. Oraiston; justices, Wm. Kline, Geo. Fuller; road supervisor, Lars Johnson; constables, M. Flynn, H. Warner. The lumber for the new school house to .be built on the land of H. Warner, is on the ground, and work will begin at onco. The farmers who have begun husking, find their corn to fully equal their expectations. - . „ The county road near the residence of H. H. McChane needs attention. There are ' two very bad holes at the edge of the bridge, and wo hear that a citizen broke one of his rs. We noticed Mr. and Mrs. Sabin on our streets the other day. We understand they bought a fine line of furniture for their new home. & Co., D uuun. =« Denmark > a site near the Centre school house in ,-iis town, if the farmers will give them proper encouragement. LuVBBNB, Oct. 20.-W. A. Patterson is putting up a new livery barn on his recently acquired property near the rail road. There is a great deal of lumber going into 'the country these days. There is a gang of lightning rod men in town at present. Look for suckers. G. C. Burtis and family loft Friday for Washington to spend the winter. J. L. Merson of Lunl was in town Satur- day'on business. Jessie Willoy has been quite sick the past few days. V. A. Hunt Is having his house painted. Mr. Adams is doing the work tor him. ••>. Mr. Savago of Humboldt was in town today on business. Leaslie Barton is going to have a new wind mill put up on his farm. It will be 80feet high. J. H. Miller puts it up for W LandovBartenis very sick with some ^Mrs T A. Duitman's grandmother is here jromHaricon.Wis., on a visit with them. Tho old lady is 74 years old and came alone, D Ramm's'littlo girl baby fell out of Ihe high chair Thursday morning, and was ^^S Benedict shipped two car loads of cattle and bogs to Chicago this morning. Hank goes with them to phicago, H L Summons moved his barber shop over ou the east side in the Godfrey build- inf? i Mrs. C. H. Lichty is vtffy sick at present. Wm. Godfrey's f amity ,ftl! have the ohick- ^m.'Crosswalks *W to Dexter to visit his folks, who five tyiere. ^Eugene OoWait Is slinging type iu the News Mr. Johnson, the'fr late printer, has gone to CoWfth, 'Where his home is. -- •--- has moved fnto the old creani- ) make it h|s home for awhile. Garfleld and West Bond. WEST BEXB, Oct. 27.—A building boom seems to have recently struck this locality. C. G. Wright has got his new house nearly completed, while S. Grossman, D. H. Williamson, C. I. Reigard, Fred Grossman, Mr. Seavor, Younie sisters, and Sim Robinson will soon occupy new residences. The West Bend Harness company have recently stocked ahd opened the new building erected by P. P. Cuplin. L. K. Call has recently put a new brick cellai'in his residence, besides otherwise improving and beautifying the same. The new office and scales at the elevatov makes it look more like business. J. Dunwoodie is running Halsey's new warehouse at Cylinder. The Good Templera will elect a full line of officers on Friday evening next. Mrs. G. S. Wright is visiting friends at Algona. The officers of independent school district of West Bend have contracted for an addition to the school house to be completed before the commencement of the winter term of school. The great increase in numbers of scholars makes a third department an immediate necessity. Hon. J. P. Dolliver will address the people of this vicinity at opera hall on Wednesday evening, Oct. 39. C. G. Wright and C. W. Turner of Garfield, and Chas. I. Reigard of West Bend will address the people of Cylinder on Thursday evening next, upon the political issues of the day. Dr. Bachman now holds forth in his elegant quarters in the new brick, and is enjoying a lucrative practice. Rev. A. A, Pratt, pastpr of the Presby terian church of West Bend, returned home on Saturday last from Burlington where he has been attending the synod as tt delegate from this church. Karnsay. RAMSAY, Oct. 20.-Items of last week have been delayed and must be read while stale. John Smith has moved into his new house. Rev. Blumenthall of Mlnneasota preached at the Kleist school house last Sunday, and ill preach there also next Sunday. Geo. C. Call of Algona has the remainder of his flax threshed. * Miss Carrie Smith of Whittemore has commenced her school in Mr. Ogram's district. This is the third term of Miss Smith's teaching this school, and she is a good teacher. Gustav Blake has rented John Smith's farm near Ledyard. Sheriff Stephens of Algona was up to visit the big prairie, and also called at Ledyard to attend to his official business. Threshing is nearly finished in this section of the county and grain turns out good. Mr. Kleist of Ramsay to'ok a trip to Blue Earth City, Minn., to make a purchase of some household goods, among which was a nice fur overcoat. He took his coat to the wagon and went to the store after his other goods, on returning he found his coat missing, and it has been missing ever since. Some one stole it. : An item of importance was overlooked last week. Sohn Hill one of our worthy young men, who came from Illinois last spring to open up a farm on our northern prairies, received a telegram that his mother was very ill. He departed for his home a week ago Saturday, we are sorry to have him go, but we are depending on his promises to return in spring. Prof. Dodge of the Northern Iowa Normal school of Algona occupied the pulpit at Ramsay in place of Rev. Williams. As wo have not been to Ramsay for along time, we hod the occasion to take a trip •through that vicinity the other day, and to our amazement we saw the improvements since the time we last saw Ramsay. B. F. Smith has erected a very nice barn, Mr. Smith is booming Ramsay in good shape. Rev. E. H. Howe has purchased our village blacksmith's residence, and intends to live at Ramsay for awhile. Rev. Howe some years ago lived at Elmore, Minn. He is a doctor and also a preacher, and a good one too. So you see Ramsay is supplied with medical aid. At present Ramsay Is without a blacksmith as both of our mechanics have sold out. But it will not be long ere someone will bo here, Mr. Leonard Kleist ofMuscoda, Wis., is Visiting parents and friends at this place. All singers around Ramsay are invited to meet at the school house to practice singing. Come all and bring a lamp or a lantern. A ill probably be organized. u, ix. Rosenau has purchased of Wm. Kloist a threshing machine, and contemplates threshing for a living. C H Feet's house at this place was struck by a cyclone Friday last. The building was raised from its foundation, and is almost a ruin. ^ uu- Bines on A Blight breefcO taffies the ocean. Th« resseisscttd by tffide* full sail, and the fcshing boats, oft on the banks, rise ftttd tell like logs on the long ground swell, foe stiff breaks on the beach in gteat tombers, which ttftow themselves high upon the sand and then rush back to mingle with the more congenial element. On the blufe at Seabright stands a man whose eyes, shaded by his hand, are bent fixedly upon a small dark patch on the ocean over which are clustered excited sea gulls. Now and then the patch scintillates with o silver spots, and the gulls throw themselves from their lofty height into the silver kaleidoscope. It seems to be moving hearer shore. The watcher perceives it to be a school of bluefish. Soon the school is inside of the breakers and he runs into a neighboring house. He comes out carrying a long fishing line, neatly coiled and ending in six inches or more of stout wire, to which is attached n lead squid. Removing his shoes and stockings and rolling up his trousers the man, carrying the coil of line on his arm, wades into the surf, and catching hold of the line about six feet from the squid begins to whirl the piece of lead around his head. It whirls faster and faster. After the retr .fc of a wave he finally runs down L*>^' * n *° the ocean bed and let-r<te*«i the lino. The squid flics out straight a hundred and fifty feet or more and settles into the breakers. FISH1NQ FROM THE BHOBE. Then the fisherman hauls it in hand over hand as rapidly as he can. A bluefish jumps from the water and the line assumes a marked rigidity. The fisherman hauls yet faster, and pulls up on the beach a six pound beauty. He unhooks the long, powerful bodied, blue backed, white bellied fish very gingerly, for he is mindful of the razorlike teeth and does not care to lose a finger. He throws the fish high up on the beach and begins his efforts afresh. In half an hour the bluefish, which have been in chase of a school ORANGE JUDD FARMER, One of the BEST FARM JOURNALS in the country, to be sent to every family in Kossuth county for one year, ABSOLUTELY FREE, if yoji wish it. For directions how this may be secured call at the CASH STORE in Algona, of perhaps your neighbor can tell you. are paying 16 cents per dozen for eggs, Note our prices on a few items : All kinds of 5C Yeast for 03 Soda.per pkg.., o$ ^?Kff&::::::3 at^^:::".".S Remember We are Agents for Rock Salt. t&- If we can fit you with a pair of Shoes or Boots, we will sell them cheap. Come and see us. jigjlj >V111UH JlctVO ucun "* vxitvow «- «•«««- — of menhaden, head for the deeper ocean, and the fisherman picks up his catch of a dozen or more and walks back to the house. Such is bluefishing on the Jersey coast. • Would you see the sport on Great South Bay, go to any of the bordering towns, and engage fora small sum a sailboat and a captain to take you out. _ If you do not become seasick and there is a reefing breeze you will have grand sport. A squid and line can lie used, or a rod and reel with a squid. The boat keels well over on its side and rushes through the water with an exhilarating motion. Several long lines troll out from the boat, and the squids of bone or metal fly through the water. Now the fish strikes one line, now another, until fingers, protected as they are by mitts, are sore and arms ache. A morning's sport will often yield enough fish for a large hotel. Another method frequently practiced here is known to fishermen as chumming. Several hundred menhaden, or "bunkers," are secured, a portion of which are ground or chopped up into a land of mush, and liberally scattered over the surface of the water where the boat is anchored. TOWNSEND & LANG-DON. Now is the Time! tlast amount SWEA, Oct. 37.-TU6 Swedish Baptist church held its annual harvest festival yesterday. The church was decorated in the most elogant and artistic manner. In the real' of the pulpit was a large «" bearing the motto "Jesus Christ is unto us wisdom and righteousness sanctificatlou and redemption," 1 Cor. 1, *. On either side was a smaller panel, the Only ITirty Cents, l^armer, I For a good lantern. Don't go gi'°P in £ [ inthedai-kness. Townsend & Langdon. BOOK salt goes three or forty times as f ft r as common. Buy it at the Cash !, 75 cents per hundred, EiflisH Spavin Liniment esss&^JlS 1 ^ e _ . A. Sheetz. ^ mtmites b y wooirord's Sani Sola by L. A. Sheetz. give praise to his name," that on the right, •t So shall it bo to the man who lives in the fear of the Lord." These panels were framed in deep mouldings of various colors which with the letters were all made of corn in eays or kernals. On the left of the pulpit potatoes and other garden roots were piled and on the right stood a shock of ripened grain with a scythe resting upon it. From the table dropped » iestoon of oewi ears In white, red, and yellow, and upon stood a beautiful boquet of autumn flowers. , ,i o ^ ^ jj^nner bearing and below It was JoSNSGS'S pure Cider Vinegar for sale at tlve Cash Store. _ THE OUTFIT. An oily "stick" is thus formed which floats rapidly to leeward, and of ten attracts the bluefish within a radius of a mile. A slice from the menhaden s back Ls put on a large hook and the line is thrown overboard, and as it drifts away the bait is seized by the voracious fish which swarm about the boat. Bluefish tackle is exceedingly cheap. A dollar will purchase all that is necessary for hard fishing, while an outlay of 60 or $7 will buy a stout casting rod, a cheap, stout reel and line, and the necessary hooks and squids. With this outfit the most fastidious can fish. _ _ Small snappers of two pounds weight are quite abundant at Broad channel and the inlet of Jamaica bay, and also at Sea- waren, Prince's bay, the Horse at Sandy Hook and at Barnegat. The large fish running from six to fifteen pounds have been found in great quantities all along the Long Island and Jersey coasts. Th6 , season is usuallyfrom themidOleof July to the first of October. J To be sure of good fishing and big fish one should go aboard vone of the stanch little smacks that supply Fulton mar^t with its Friday's bluefish. A little tact and the judicious use of four or five dollars will secure a berth. These boats go out to the banks of the Jersey or Long Island shore and sail around until fish are sighted. Then they Anchor. Small hand mills are brought on_deck and menhaden are ground up. Dories to the number often of a dozen, each carrying a man and menhaden, mush and bait, put off from the smacks and anchor within a radius of half » mile. At the Sd of theTy each *>ry mil bring m two or three hundred large fish. As the '----•- out from a week to ten Everyone at this reason hea'tte S , descriptions, guns, ammunition etc., etc. These goods are sold, remember, at J. W. ROBINSON'S. Iowa. w jj lITi 1 ^- ''1 L JJ U11.JLj Ull A llim - --j,- j i ~ At lowest rate, and optional P^f 1 ^ ^^ ible at our office " ~~ can save you money oi ,.••«'* CarJtC/*-' ~ -M-^ •* Livery, Feed and West otThorinetonHouao- * A \&^v*y .. •* npovBTlfrSfctW/ CEDAR FALLS, IOWA, 1691, B e» voyage oers tiooto the flshing.-^New York World. there, with a hall t H HOW, E. A- Loveil, ' dewooratio cp»ventlon at the our VYOyUD) «***v* **v»**»| w- -- •• • wild rose bush with its scarlet seed and nestling In the branches were several birds nests, wUlch recalled the words ^by 11 The swallow hath found'ft even thine'altars Q Lord tended'from the celling over large cprnucopift with its outpouring of fruits and grain. SP very Soprlftteand'suggestiyew^ all these JT. - , —***«- HOMER H. vi*v ^,'" TT t * for all who auofttton to dent. pretty Wttle Caprt 'One of the prettiest sights I know is to meet^a hand of Capri girls, aged from 12 to 16, returning from their day's toil. Hereihey come with their Bkffte tucked ttp^on one side, the red kerchjef carelees- ^tied at the back of their 8 n%ely heads, from under which the dark, wavy hair escapes; cheeks flushed after hard work, lyes shining, tongues chattering. A» they pass they look you slight m th| face, smile merrily and wisbyou «Buo«a Bera « with audible comments on yow appearance. BU* *W are wfi m im »m «ip» the general that m we "una bella Come^and see me. nt to say to the people who burn Coal am now in the w^ff*™ 1 ? 1 * '"% suvpiy of loth Bard and ttoft Coal, for saw t at current rates. Quality the lest.,, F. C. W^LSOH. liiaowwoEK b -_ .niinv UnilOC . ALCQNA. I AUCTION^Rp, A. HACf^RD. . . _ Ann .tfT \ * nnllAQtlona

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