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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APKIL 15, 1891. VOL. XXVI--NO. 3. The Grange Store. LACE CURTAINS, GROCERIES, CROCKERY, Etc. FREE DELIVERY. 09 Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful anc personal attention. Prices are reasonable. Successor to IJ, Wilson, Office and Yard on Dodge street, south of /State, ALG-ONA, - IOWA. ALEX. WHITE, Agent. Handles the best of all descriptions of Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of anything from a picket fence' to the very finest residence. f Come and give us a chance to figure your Ulls, and we ivill prove that this is not merely idle talJc. HENRY J. WINKIE, S-u-ccGssdr to "Wiailcle Bros.. is at the old stand with a complete line of which he will exchange for cash at bottom prices. At 6, 7, 7^, and 8 por cent., on five to ten years' time, with privilege of partial payments before due. Interest can be i \ ^faid at my office. S^ave money by calling on me before you for a loan. T. -W- Election is Over! So is High Prices for Stoves! I have a full lino of Cooks and Heaters, among which is The Famous Round Oak, Standing at the head of the soft coal burners. ^" I shall meet all competition, selling at bottom prices. Take one! CK M. Z, GROVE. JOHN GEOVE. livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. , West of Thorington House. M. Z. GROVE, Manager. HARDWARE. To all contemplating buying any of the above this spring I wish to say that I am just where I have been for THE PAST TWENTY-ONE YEARS with as good an assortment as ever, and, as ever, ready to meet all honorable competition. I am agent for the justly celebrated Stoves and Ranges. Genuine Baker barbed wire; a large stock of dairy supplies on hand; Chicago and Elgin milk cans, iron and wood pumps, guns and ammunition. I have this spring put in a fine line of the well-known Heath & Milligan ready-mixed paints, which are acknowledged to be as good as any in the market. The above goods are all FIRST CLASS and arc warranted to be just what they are represented. My 21 years' experience in hardware has taught me that the best goods are the cheapest. fifesT" Remember the place. T. T77". -FOR- Woolen Goods and Tailors' Trimmings. Fashionable English worsted, suitable for ladies' jackets, on hand. The goods are 56 inches wide, and the price $3.25 a yard. I make three sizes of dress buttons, price per doz., 20, 25, and 30 cents; 10 cents extra for silk or satin. I also have on hand woolen goods for boys' suitings. T have a complete, fine, and fashionable assortment of Overcoating, Suiting, Coat, Vest, and Pants goods; also white and fancy vesting. Clothes made up in the latest styles. No 20 or 30 years ago style about them. Come and see my goods and learn my prices; it may do you good. O. H,. You can buy Boots and Shoes cheap, next door to the postoffice. W. F. GARTER. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK Stuto Diary Commissioner Tuppo writes from Da von port that ho has 1m arrested and fined $50 each, in Urn city, four illicit dealers in oleomurgui inc. ____^__ Humeston has just raised $5,000 t enlarge its normal college and give I facilities that will make it among th best in the state. The Register clips from a, Bostoi paper this item: Representative Doll I vor of Iowa, recently rushed into th white house to domnnd the removal c a Democratic postmaster in Iowa. " O what grounds," asked tho president " lie stands in front of his postollk and calls you a fool." " Well, Mr. Dol liver," responded tho president, don't think wo had better raise tin issue." And tho democratic hold-ovo holds and is at liberty to makoa foe of himself by calling tho president one Tho Iowa Central railroad has not! (led tho railroad commislonors thattha road will use tho joint rates promulgut on by tho commissioners In a elrcula loiter last October. Cloths and Trimmings. J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths and trimmings always kept on hand, and furnished at an low rates as can be bought elsewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION, ne and see us before placing your order. It will be to your advantage. <te SO3ST, Q, Xi, Z/C DEALER IN REAL ESTATE, Lands bought and sold on commission. Par- cular attention given to care and sale of real state In Kossuth and adjoining counties. Agt, or German Ins. Co., freeport, 111. 'Passage cketa to old countries at lowest rates. F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop, Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, Olotlxss "WriM-eera, etc. Am also prepared to put in furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe fitting; AND IRON AND TIN ROOFING, Prompt attention will be given to all work in my line. Shop south of court house. Auctioneering Done. . The undersigned will cry public sales a Kotisuth and adjoining counties. Have twenti years' experience. Tenna reasonable. jafAppHcatioas for my services may be left at the law office of S. 8, Sessions,, Algona, la. GEO. E, BOYLE, Wnittewore, Iowa. Thoro tiro only three stallions in thi country standing at tho service fee i $1,000. Axtoll 2:12, Allorton 2:111}, tin Nutwood 2:18?. Tho latter two un- owned in Iowa., and Iowa sold tho form cr to Indiana. Vico Chairman Glurknon of the re publican national committee, says th next republican national convontioi will bo hold ourlior than usual. Fo several years June and July have beoi tho mouths for holding the convention but next year Mr. Clurkson wants i hold in May. Tho reason ho gives i that ho would avoid the hot weather it June. A $100,000 hotel is now beinf, planned for Independence, Iowa's grou trotting town. Ft. Dodge is putting on airs ovoi being entitled to froo mail delivery. Contracts are soon to bo let for worl on the Hennopin cunal. It goes fron tho Mlssisippi rivor to Lake Michigan Secretary Shaffer, of tho ugrieulluru society, is preparing to udvortiso the stato fair. Ho feels sure tho sociotj will present the grandest exposition h tho history of tho stale. Tho postorb are to be made by the Hughes Lltho graph company of Chicago, and by their beauty and slurtlingnoss will no ullow any man, woman or child in the whole stato to bo ignorant of tho fail ind tho time it is to bo hold and tho attractions it will present. Besides tho secretary has ordered a largo lino of advertising novelties, consisting 01 13,000 advertising curds, 3,000. funs, 2,000 mutch safes, and 5,000 foot rules, Tho Des Moinos News believes that 100,000 majority for Frank T. Campbell 'or railroad commissioner would bo about the right thing this year, A. A. Cooper, is talking of building a £800,000 wagon factory at Dubuque. Tho total number of manufacturing ndustries found by tho special agent ol -ho census department in Kookulc is 288. By statistics in tho railroad commission ollicc, it is discovered that four fears tigo thoro woro soven Iowa roads n the hands of receivers, Two years ago when tho commlslonors' rates wont into effect there woro six in receivers' hands. Today thoro is only one. Tho bonded debt of Dubuquo is $730,- fiOO. Tho total debt is greater than it was 15 years ago. , Ex- Gov. Larraboo congratulated tho board of railroad commissioners on tho excellent showing they made in their last report. A Woodruff, writing from Spencer to tho Dos Moines Register, says ho do- sires to make u statement in regard to tho financial condition of tho farmers of Clay county. In that county, he says, thoro tiro 100 farmers who are worth $10,000 each above all iudobtedness; another 100 who uro worth $5,000 each above all indebtedness; another 100 who are worth $1,500 each above all indebtedness, and from 80 to 50 who are worth $50,000 each above all indebtedness. In a county of u little over 9,000 population, Mr. Woodruff thinks tho showing is fairly prosperous, Capt. J. A. O. Yoomans, of Fort Dodge, who was once candidate for governor and later for congress on the democratic ticket, says tho issue in this year's stato campaign will be prohibition, and that ho believes tho next legislature will repeal tho present law. He also says that Cleveland will be tho next candidate for president, though Palmer may have some chance. tfi'jti! MY stock ol boo pring and summer n,d look it over? tells a good , U. A. fay tho Do Witt editor of the Democratic Clinton County Advertiser, bought S900 worth of nails of a Davenport firm lost fall, expecting to double his money when tho prices advanced us predicted by democratic orators nnd newspapers. Mr. Fay has tho nails yet, and woro ho to soil them now would loco $100 on his investment, It is said that lion. J. 1?. Grinnell, who died at Grinnoll on tho 1st, was the personage to whom Horace Greely gave tho fatherly advieo, " Young man, go west and grow up with the country." Dos MoinoM will have the next meeting of the stato totu-.hors' association. The executive committee have decided to hold tho next meeting of tho stato association at Dos Moine*, December 20, ;!0uiul.'!l. Tin; lawt meeting decided that hereafter there should be only three days instead of four, but, these will be three days of work. Tho pro- gramme is nearly completed, provided tho persons selected ncc.ept the assignments made. Thn World's Fnir quos- tlou with reference to t.lie educational exhibit from Iowa will be dlnetmsnd at length at thin meeting, and thoro will be an extensive preliminary exhibit made at Des Mollies at the time. A new fenturo of the next meeting will bo tho "brickbat department." A half day will be devoted to this, during which time everyone will bo at liberty to way anything ho or she pleases, on any subject. It will bo a sort of grievance meeting. The headquarters of tho association next year will bo at tho Savory house. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. S. H. Sessions was in HmmolHburg on business last week. J. W. llobiiiHon in enjoying a visit from his winter, Mrs. Douglass.' Mrs. W. C. DaiiHon and Mlsn Nellie Walker are at Dubuquo on a visit. Mrs. W. A. McNeo eaino up from Laurons last week for a visit at homo. Milt. Haupt stopped oil' last week to visit with bis wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fill. Mrs. 11. Hoxio ban boon in Knoxvillo a week past, visiting her daughter, Mrs. lloavor. Miss Palmer of Grinnol and Miss Gwonnio DOXHOO of llolfo uro visitinir at C. M. Doxsoo's. V. H. Stouirh was down from Minneapolis last week, and wild a quarter of land ho owned near Wesley, Tho Hartley coal-shod case was argued again limt Thursday, Goo. E. Clarko going to LoMurs to represent tho company. A. J. llobison was at Oskaloosa last week to pass the state pharmacy examination. The board will not report before tho last of tho month. Albert Bush of Irvinglon, an old- timer in tho county, 111 led up a car of goods last week and will spend tho summer in Montana with his son. Eight veterans are at Dubuquo to represent Kossuth at tho grand army encampment, among them J. W. Bart- lot, Dr. Shoote, Dr. McCoy, Dr. Barr, r. B. Jones, D. A. Haggard, and Fred. Miller of Plum Crook. Theo. ChriHchillos and wife returned from their Llano, Texas, visit last Thursday, in tho best of health. They say the weather has been very pleasant Jioro, and that they enjoyed their visit. Willot Dorland and family uro well and ,ho children are growing. Goo. C. Call s thoro and will remain some weeks yet. It is reported that J. W. Bartlett will go to Kansas City next month to . ijiko a responsible pfuoo in tho Now England oHlccs there. If this jfroves luthcntic it will bo a matter of regret lore. Mr. Bartlott has been a very successful business man in Algona, and imself and family will bo seriously Ernest Laago returned Monday night 'rom his trip to Denmark, and io look- ng well, although ho was sick nearly Jour wcoks there. Ho enjoyed his visit, is did Mrs. Laago, and Is still somewhat favorably impressed with his old lomo. Ho says Denmark is improving, .ho people are doing better, and social ifo is so much more thought of there than here that after all thoro are two sides to the emigration question. Still 10 don't think of going back. Notlco to Stephens & Bireher's Shire horse nay bo soon at Whittomoro on Monday and Tuesday of each week. Also at Siefelt's, nine miles northeast of Algona, on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Other days at Algona. The well - known Porcheron horse lomulo may be seen at the Luoy yards every day except Tuesday and Thurs- lay of each week. Furnituru uml .Supplies ?or school houses, churches, and opera houses. School furniture and supplies t specialty. " Tho best is tho cheap- st," and tho Crown desk leads the world. For descriptive circulars and irlces write to J, E. Paul, Bancroft, !<* wa, agent for Kossuth county.-3&5 LIVK pigeons—000 wanted. See S. S. essions or John G. Smith. To BENT—House, five rooms. J. E itucy. ^ A BBIQHT girl is wanted by Mrs. Jas, )rr to learn the business of dress*n»ak' ng. Call soon.