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THSJJPM1B DES MOIKESt ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1890, Citizens Who a*6 Hifalft ft>* Election Aftertanth- tocai ,fottlngs. f-A generous rivalry for fame has jjrung up between Mayor Jones and f t (Jarfleldj and they are now contest• oter the extent to which their exploits have heen spread abroad. Dr. ttJaffleld has received a letter from Scot- ad about his bicycling, while up to ,te the mayor has only got to a maga- s published in London and New York, "Babyhood." The publication is naturally indignant over his alleged slight to the youngsters, and hauls him over the coals is vigorous fashion! " The town of Algona in far off Iowa, enjoys the distinction of having produced the most confirmed hatchelor in Christendom. According to a telegraphic announcement, its mayor has issued a proclamation forbidding the use of baby carriages on the sidewalks of the city. He claims a perambulator has no more right on a sidewalk than a lumber wagon or any other vehicle. Well may the despatch continue 'the edict has caused a sensation among the mothers of Algona, and it will probably be totally disregarded.' Should that benighted official, however, persevere in his wicked course, we shall not hesitate to submit his case for judgment to "The Mother's Parliament." As Scotland is farther than London, the doctor seems to have the advantage in point of distance. Credit "Where Credit Is Due. A comparison of the votes cast this : year and last, as well as many features of our political management, entitle the republican campaign committee to credit. In 1889 there were 2,279 votes 1 in all, the republicans getting 1,226, ^ and the democrats 1,055. In 1890 there were 2,411 votes in all, 'the republicans getting 1,285, and the democrats 1,126. The largely increased vote shows that as full a vote was out as is usual, and that the republicans gained their share of the increase. The committee, through Mr. Chubb chairman, also deserves credit for having the caucuses all called the same day, and the calls duly published. The calls were all written here and sent out, thus insuring the fairest caucuses we have yet had. Mr. Chubb also sent letters to each chairman _advising and urging township organization besides doing personal work. It is idle to claim that a chairman can make people vote what they don't want to. It is enough for him that there were full cawcuses, a fair convention, and a full vote. The people elect and defeat, and that is the glory of this ^reat American country. Mr. Chubb is entitled to credit for his work, and the result is as good as anyone could have secured. Normal School Matters. Prof. Dodge has sent his oldest boy to northern Minnesota for a change of air and climate, in the hope that his asthma may be overcome. The boy is 15 N \ years old, and very sick. It was largely on account of hie health that Prof. Dodge came north, and should the air of the pineries be of no avail he will take him to Denver. Prof. Dodge will go north as soon as the fall term of school closes, and spend his vacation, returning for the opening of the winter • term. The school prospects for the winter term are very bright. The professor has received assurances of a largo attendance, and every indication is for a prosperous school. The professor and the other members of the faculty have made a most favorable impression on our people, and their continued stay insures success. As now managed, the school is a great credit to the county, and deserves the heartiest encouragement. As In Ye Olden Time. " Ye Olde Folks Concert" in costume will be given at the Congregational meeting house on the evening of Dec. 2, at 8 p. m., to which all are invited, old, young, and middle aged, without regard to sex or any other condition. A fine corps of singers will assist in rendering old and modern songs. There will also be instrumental selections interspersed through the evening's entertainment. The funds received from the concert will be used by the ladies' society of the church in good works. Admission, 80 cents; children under 12, half price. Tickets can be secured at Miss Dodd's or at the door. Come and enjoy yourself and help a good cause, A Business Scheme. The agent of the Northwestern Li' Insurance company of Milwaukee hi been at work the past week on < scheme which promises well for Algona. He is an expert machinist, and agrees, if he can get $60,000 of insurance, to buy the foundry and devote his time to it for five years. Our business men, many of them, know of his qualifications to build up a good iron business here, and there is no better insurance company than the one he represents. We hope to see him succeed, and believe that he could easily make the foundry an institution of great value to the county. He is meeting a vei-y favorable reception. A Generous Gift. John G. Smith has put the Highland 'club of Des Moines under a debt of obligation by the generous gift of his collection of birds, which were shipped Monday. There were 125 specimens, mostly of our game birds, ana ho had been offered $300 for them. But this club is just established at the capital city, and has a fine building in which the collection wj.ll be propel , ->d for, and Mr. Smith preferred . a present of them. Algom&4£k,, t i' i grt,6 to loose so fine acolleotionorwli'ds. Great Sale of Snort Horns At "Wli* lowodge. The largest from one herd ever hold in northwestern Iowa. So much of my time being employed, in matters outside of my farm life, making it impossible to give the necessary attention to my large herd—now over 200 head—I have concluded to offer at public sale a large part of it, at least 160 head of good practical cattle; 85 to 50 bulls, lowbuUt, stocky fellows; 100 or more female?. AH old enough, will either have « cajf at eide or be in calf. There h»s never feee»a tiweein.eethe "Short Horn" came to loWft when farmers could get good serviceable animals to start a herd as cheaply as ndW, and there never was a time when It Was so Imperitavely necessary to raise nothing but good stock. My herd is all n<^bn grass, and will remain so until day of sale, except a few bulls. They are fed no grain, and will be Sold right from grass. No pampering or stuffing for sale. Sale to commence promptly at 12 o'clock noon, Tuesday, Nov. 26 and continue, if found necessary, two days. Coffee, roast pig, etc., etc., each day before sale. Terms of sale: On good paper one year without interest if paid when due; 8 per cent, from date if not so paid; 6 percent, discount for cash. 88t3 L. S. COFFIST, Fort Dodge, Iowa. FKOM TflE COUNTY TOWtfS. .P—_^__ 9 Wliltteinore. WHITTEMOHE, Nov. I 1 ?.—Miss Delia Whitehorn returned from Cedar Fall Thursday evening where she has been attending school. Fred. Engler spertt Sunday at Whitte- inore. What's the attraction, Fred? A double wedding this week. Chicken pox is among our school children. The Ladies' Aid society Will meet at Mrs. Peter's Thursday afternoon. James Archer and family left Saturday evening for Springfield, Wis. We are to have a new boss on the east section. Where is Johnio Meehan? C. B. Paul spent Sunday at his home in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Pride left for Algona Monday, where they will make their future home. We are sorry to lose the doctor and his wife, but Whittemore's loss will be Algona's gain. The correspondent for the Des Moines News need say nothing more about pretty babies until ho has seen Rev. Thrasher's nine pound girl. J,uVerne. LuVEitNE, Nov. 17.—Frank Shultz, and brother and wife took the train for Wellsburg, Iowa, Wednesday, where his brother lives. There will be a dance at Patterson's hall on Thanksgiving evening. All are invited to come and have a good time. John Stevenson and wife, formerly of this place, but now of Chicago, are in town on business. Dr. Lacy, R. W. Hanna, and I. P. Harrison went to Fort Dodge on business last week. Rev. Phil Hanna was in town last week. M. S. Hill of LaPorte City is here visiting with H. L. Simmons and family. Joe Danner wont to Algona Friday on business. There was a dance at Patterson's hall Thursday night, Simmons and Crosswait managers. The law suit between Geo. Lacy and the Northwestern railway was decided in favor of Mr. Lacy, he getting §400 for damages. John Miers, who has been on the sick list for a few days, is up and around again. Mr. Adams, who has been painting in town for the past few weeks, has got through, and has returned to his home in Algona. D. A. Duitman was up to the hub this week on .business. C. B. Tilson of Livermoro was in town this week. E. Pearson of Cedar Rapids was in town this week on business. John Devine's new steam press is here, but he has not got it in operation yet. Mrs. John Conners, who has been sick, is getting better, from latest accounts. Last Friday burglars broke into the Northwestern depot with intent of stealing, but as luck would have it they got nothing. Mrs. Mary Biggs, living two miles north of town, is very sick at present. Frank Hill from near Renwick was in town Saturday. B. Brink and Miss Jesse Merson from Luni were in town on Saturday. Wesley. WESLEY, Nov. 17.—The beautiful snow is all gone and the farmers are finishing up their plowing and corn husking. The Methodists of Wesley stood by the women at their election last Sunday. There were only three votes cast against women being elegible to representation in the gen oral conference, while there were eleven for it. Peter Oleson and wife of Forest City spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs Law- sou of this place, There were two car loads of emigrants movables unloaded at this place last week. Both of them belonged to parties from Da- iota, Our good crops for the past year and our rich soil arc beginning to attract the attention of a good many that used to think it was useless to stop in Iowa and pay from ix to ten dollars an acre for land, when they could go to Dakota and get land for nothing, and a good many of them think it is dear at nothing. There is not a farmer in the vicinity of Wesley that stuck to his farm for the past ten years but has prospered. They have paid for their farms besides making other improvements in the way of houses and barns, and there have been the most improvements in stock, especially in the horses. You can find in this vicinity as good a grade of horses as you will find anywhere in the state, and the same can be said of the cattle and hogs. But little has been done in the way of sheep raising, but G. S. McPherson has stuck to the sheep business for a number of years. He thinks there is nothing in the stock line that will pay any better than raising sheep if a farmer will give them his attention. The corn crop is proving to be better than the most of the people thought it would before they begun to husk. It is yielding largely per acre and of good quality. Scarlet fever has made its appearance again in our town in the family of Mr. .Ben- sou, our shomaker. We hope that it will not spread and become as serious as, it was last spring. Mr. Livermore has moved his barber shop down by the postofflce in the building form, erly occupied by John Gill for a butcher shop. Henry Donelson of Pecorah, Iowa, here for a few days visiting bis law, J. James, of this place. The following is the grain m&rke.t; Wheat, 70(g76o; oats, 8S; ft has been in the habit of spending his Sunday evenings to a very late hour somewhere ia Wesley, till last Sunday evening became home rather early. He was asked what brought him home so early, he said the old man threw the boot jack at him. Well It is about the time of year that old folks don't like to be disturbed, and it seems that a is the first thing they get hold of want to drive the neighbor's cat off the T|||pf the coal shed or their bed room winc^tt And since the old folks have got the boot^^ on the brain, we want to say to the average young man, look out for them, for it is said tnat a boot-jack in the hands of an old man, and tea : kettle of hot water in the hands of the old woman, are two of the worst things that there is to dodge in the dark. We have all the sympathy for the young man there is in the world, for we know that it used to be very nice to keep late hours and burn other folks kero- scene some 20 years ago, and no doubt it is yet, but beware young man, and keep your eye on the boot-jack. Keep the. Poet Warm. Men's Germam socks per pair $ 65 Boy's German socks per pair 60 Men's automatic buckle arctics.... 1 00 Men's felt boots from $1.15 to 125 Boy's felt bootsfor 1 00 We sell boots, shoes, rubbers, gloves, and mittens in proportion. . TOWNSEND & LANGDON. Millinery, Hosiery, tind Notions. All the latest styles in millinery goods; also a new stock of hosiery, dolls and notions. E. REEVE & Co. CARTER'S clothing stock is going like hot cakes. The best bargains ever given in Algona will be open for a few weeks. FOR sale cheap, young brood mare. Winkle Bros. JAS. A. ORR, painter, decorator, paper hanger, etc., solicits the p_atron- age of those who have work in this line, and guarantees satisfaction.-2m6. CAR load barbwire at Howard's cheaper than ever. Genuine Glidden wire at $3.50 per cw t. Apples! Apples! Apples! A whole car of apples arrived at the big city of Algona, and Patterson Bros, have decided to sell them at $1.00 per bushel. Come early.-28 Thanksgiving Dance. There will be a Thanksgiving dance at the rink in Algona on Thursday evening, Nov. 27. Good music will be furnished, and a good time is to be expected. Tickets, $1. 33t2 Corn. I am paying the highest market price for corn, on my farm a mile east of Algona.-33 C. L. LUND. OLD school books wanted. Must be complete and in good condition. Durant Bros.-32t3 • Steers Taken Up. Two 2-year-old steers came into our herd the past summer. Prove property, pay charges, and take them. away. 32t3 KAIN & HUNT. Purchasers, Beware! Purchasers are hereby warned not to buy a note and mortgage given by me to the Collins Plow company, as the same will not be paid. 33t2 JAS. MARICLE. CONTAGIOUS DISEASES. Recommendation of the State Board of Health About Scarlet Fever and Other Diseases. Dr. Barr hands us the following items from the pamphlet of the State Board of Health on the subject of contagious diseases. They are worthy of careful attention: Scarlet fever is now believed to be one of the most contagious diseases. One attack does not always prevent subsequent attacks. The gi-eatest number of deaths from this disease is of children under ten years of age. Adult persons do sometimes have the disease. Scarlatina, and scarlet rash are identical with scarlet fever—equally dangerous and equally contagious. They are one and the same disease. Separate the sick from the well. Whenever a child has sore throat and fever, and especially when this is accompanied by a rash on the body, the child must be immediately isolated as completely as possible from other members of the household, and from other persons, until a physician has seen it and determined whether it has scarlet fever, diphtheria, or membranous croup. All persons known to be sick with either disease must be promptly and thoroughly isolated from the public not less than thirty days. There's No Use Denying th« Truth. Ellert's Extract of Tar and Wild Cherry for Coughs and Colds. It cures them. Dr. Jaques 1 German Worm Cftkes destroy and remove worms from the system. Dr. Winchell's Teething Syrup Is the best for general aliments of children. All druggists. Happy Home Blood Purifier and Health Ton le purifies the blood and make home happy. Uncle Sam's Condition Powders and Uncle Sam's Nerve and Bone Liniment—these two great medicines ate sold by all drugglsts- Kngllsh Spavin Liniment Removes all hard, soft, or calloused lumps and blemishes from horses, blood spavin, curbs, splints, aweeney, ring bone, stifles, sprains, all swollen throats, etc. Save J50 by use of one bottle; warranted. The most wonderful bleni • Ish cure ever known. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. Itch cured In SO minutes by Woolford's Sanitary Lotion. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. State University — OF— The several Departments will begin the Year 1890-91, on September 10. Koch department Is thoroughly equipped for efficient work, and no pains will be spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chosen lines of study. For particular Information as to the respective Departments, address as follows: Collegiate— CHARLES A. SCHAEFFEH, President, Iowa City. Law— EMLIN MCCLAIN, Chancellor, Iowa City. Medical— W. F. Peck, M. D., Dean of Faculty, Davenport. Homeopathic Medical— A. C. COWPBUTH- WAITE, M. D.,Dean of Faculty, Iowa City. Dental— A. O. HUNT, D. D. S., Dean of Faculty, Iowa City. Pharmaceutical— E. L. BOEBNEK, Ph. G., Dean of Faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all Departments are reasonable. Cost of board In private families, $3 to (5 per week; in clubs, Si.50 to $2.50 per week. For Catalogues, or for general Information address CHARLES A. SCHAEFFEB, 17m4 President. DELINQUENT TAX SALE. ALGONA, Iowa, Oct. i, 1890.—Notice is hereby given that on the first Monday in December, 1800, at 10 o'clock a. m., under the provisions of Section 1, Chapter 70, acts of the Sixteenth general assembly, and amended by Section '2 of Chapter 104, acts of the Twentieth general assembly, I will offer at public sale at the office of the treasurer of Kossuth county, Iowa, to the highest bidder, the following described property for the delinquent tax of 1880 and previous years. The sale shall be adjourned from time to time until all shall have been sold. T. H. LANTBY, Treasurer of Kossuth County, Iowa. g S ORIGINAL NOTICE. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY— District Court, December Term, 1890.—Kossuth County Bank vs. Martha E. Burtis, Gaylord C. Burtis, Geo. W. Hanna, Elias Cadwell, Aultman & Miller Co., and Famous Manufacturing Co. To said defendants: You are hereby notified that on or before the 15th day of November, 1890, a petition of the plaintiff In the above entitled action will be on file in the office of the clerk of said court, claiming of you the sum of 1,000 dollars, with Interest thereon at the rate seven per cent, per annum from the 18th day of March, 1880, as money Justly due on a promissory note; also the sum of $57.83 as money justly due on a second promissory note; also asking for the foreclosure of a first and second mortgage given to secure said notes, on the following described premises, towit: The southwest quarter of section 26, in township 05, range 28 west of the 5th P. M.; also judgment for costs, attorney's fee, unpaid taxes, and accruing interest; and unless you appear thereto and defend on or be- tore noou of the first day of the next December term of said district court, to be begun and holden at the court house In Algona, In said county, on the 8th day of December, 1800, default will be entered against you and judgment rendered thereon. HARVEY INGHAM, 32t4 Plaintiffs Attorney. & Gents' German Socks, FOR Nearly 100 Cases of "3TS&SHQES .nn-rinfti thfln ESTABLISHED I9« A IJ li I 11 1 V> I m — AKUI lUo! Gloves and Mittens And the most complete Stock of Boots and Shoes in Algona, a young am S to-do toflw oue iftilft frojrth ft! )Yi y IF fc Turkey! Between now and Jan. i, 1891, any size Platter (J. G. Mekin's ironstone china) will be sold at a 20 per cent, discount at the CASH STORE, We also have a large assortment of Lamps and Chamber Sets. Call and get our prices before you buy. Note our prices on a few items : All kinds of Sc Yeast for 03 Soda per pkg 05 Axle Grease per box 06 Lewis Lye per box IO Gloss Starch per pound 05 Clothes Pins per doz OI Remember We are Agents for Rock Salt. |^° If we can fit you with a pair of Shoes or Boots, we will sell them cheap. Come and see us. TOWNSEND & LANGDON. gWorld'S Now is the Time! Everyone at this season of the year is interested in the question of how best to warm and beautify their homes ; what stove will heat the most surface with the least amount of fuel ? etc., etc. I wish to say that in making my selection of stoves this fall I gave this question CAREFUL ATTENTION and am sure I selected as good in every respect as there are in the market. Please call and see the new styles and get prices. I also have a. large quantity of second-hand stoves, which I will sell VERY CHEAP—from three dollars up. I have a full line of wood and iron pumps, husking pins of all descriptions, guns, ammunition, etc., etc. These goods are sold, remember, at J. W. ROBINSON'S. 01Y TO LOAI on Fan Properly. At lowest rates and optional payments. Interest payable at our office. If you want a loan, call on us. We* can save you money. JOSMES & SMBBTH. M. Z. Crove. John Grove. Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. West ol Thorlngton House. M. Z. CROVE. Manager. We can now make Loans on Improved Lands from one to ten years time, and give the bwrower the privilege of paying the wlwle loan or any part thereof in even $100 at any date when inter' est falls due. This is Iowa money and no second mortgage or coupons taken, This plan of making a loan will enable the borrower to reduce his mortgage at any Hme and save tbojinterest on the amount paid. Money furnished at once on perfect title. Call on or address HOXIC & REAVER, Algonft, Iowa. MONEY • Iwanltosajijtotlfie people who burn Coal i that 1 am now in the market with a full j supply of both Hard and Soft Coal, for sale I at current rates. Quality the best. Come and see me. F* G* WILLSON, LOUIS LESSSNG, Manufacturer and dealer In all kinds o! FURNITURE, Picture Frames. Looking 61a8M»,Cnro»w, ana all kinds Beudy- mada Co(un», Bearee lor public use. He«<lquw- ' T Looking for a Painter, Did you Well, If you ere you should gee WALTER WARP, who will be pleased to figure with IQU lor aojthing la the line or. Painting, Paper Hanging rpsgoa^yrg^ THose desiring paper bangin tully referred, tolhe various ple town done by me, wWoft speak feel warranted In saying j£,a,U

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