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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1891. VOL. XXVI-NO. 10. MUSLIN GARMENTS At Actual Wholesale Prices! This sale will continue ONLY ONE WEEK And every piece will be a bargain. APRONS, CHEMISE, SKIRTS, GOWNS, : DRAWERS, : CORSET : COVERS, .,:;•• GAMPS and INFANT ROBES. We are also agents for Schlass Bros.' Umbrellas, formerly sold by J. M. Comstock. The celebrated Brighton Serge Silk is made by them. You will also find with us a nice line of Hosiery, Gloves, Mitts, Handkerchiefs, Windsor Ties, Shirt Waists, and Fancy Ruching, at prices as low as the lowest. JAS. TAYLOR. The Grange Store. Dry: G-roceries, , Etc,. Successor to J, J, Wilson, Office and Yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALG-ONA, - IOWA. ALEX. WHITE, Agent. Handles the best of all descriptions of MATERIAL Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of anything from a picket fence to the very finest residence. WE MEET ALL COMPETITION. Come and give us a chance to figure your bills, and we will prove that this is not merely idle talk. Farm Loans. I can now make loans on improved lands, from one to ten years time, and give the borrower the privilege of paying the whole loan or any part thereof in even WOO at any date when interest 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 time and save the Interest on the amount paid. Money furnished at once on perfect title. Call on or address H. HOXIE, Algona, Iowa. M. 3. GROVE. JOHN GROVE. Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. West ot Thorington House. M. Z. GROVE, Manager, PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. «*Vrf-*w^V.^-^-*^^^w^^>-*V-^>-N^-»rf'^^-%rf-V-X - ^,^«-*^-«—^^^-*^-% J -So CEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona. la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algona, Iowa. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kossuth Co. bank. DANSON BROS., ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Frank Bros. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrischilles' store. L, K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., ono door flast of Cordingley, Residence, McGregor st., east of tho public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. MORSE & PRIDE, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. Office east of Rutherford house, Algona, Iowa. G. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algoua, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with promtness. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and Gerinan. Office and residence over H. Goctsch's store, Whittemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. West Bend, Iowa. Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fits, epilepsy, etc., cured. BANKING INSTITUTIONS. Kossuth County Bank, , XO-W.A.- CAPITAL ............................... 850,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INGHAM .................... President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH .................. .'...Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnot Deviue. The First National Bank , IO-W.A.. CAPITAL ............................... S50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBHOSE A. CALL ................. President D. H. HUTCHINS .............. Vice President J. C. BLACKFOR1) ..................... Cashier Directors— Ambrose A. Call, D. H, Hutchins, J. C. Blackford, Philip Dorweller, Wm. K. Ferguson, A. D. Clarke, C. B. Hutchins. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing flrst-class security. FARMERS' AND TRADERS' BANK, B. M. Richmond ..................... President K. B. Richmond ................. Vice President A. B. Richmond ........................ Cashier Transacts a general banking business. Collections a specialty. Money transferred to all parts of the United States and Europe at low rates. Tickets to and from the old country for sale. Taxes paid for residents and non-residents. Abstract of title furnished on the same day applied for. DEALER IN EEAL ESTATE. Loan and Insurance Ag't and Notary Public. 00,000 acres of prairie lands and improved farms for sale or rent. Village property for sale or rent. Now is the time to secure you a home before three prospective railroads are built, which will advance the price of land beyond the reach of the average home-seeker. COMMERCIAL HOUSE, Bancroft, Iowa, R. M. Richmond, proprietor. First-class house. Satisfaction guaranteed Special attention to the traveling public State Bank of Bancroft AUTHORIZED CAPITAL ............ $100,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Transacts a general banking business. Money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, collections a specialty. Real estate loans procured and Insurance furnished. Notes purchased. Large list of wild lauds and improved farms for sale and rent. S. T. MESEBVEV .................... President B. N. BUUEIt ............... .Vice President OHAS. B. MOBEHOUSE ............. ..Cashier Directors— G. S. Blngland, S. T. Meservey R. N. Bruer, J. B. Johnson, C. Korslund? MOBTGAGES- chattel work. Alwi Upper De» Moines TEE NEWS OF THE WEEK, ; The Mnstm City Republican says that tho redoubtable Bob MoBrido hna " like n bad penny framed up agnln," nnd is bnck in Dakota running the Mitchell Mail. It will bo rembtribered that Bob married tho widow of Col. Jj>6usmnn who possessed f2,000,000 and ho stifuck it rich. After n few months of honey-'Hioonitig, Bob commenced to touch tho high points of society and social dissipation, absenting himself nights, which caused his wife to put iv detective on his track, and when she saw how ho drove dull care nway there was blood in her eye, and poor Bob found that "hell hath no fury like n woman scorned." Ono line morning ho found himself "locked out." After ono short interview the next day, he found himself a wanderer on tho fnco of tho earth, and now, after numerous experiences he has descended from his high niche mid is commencing nt tho bottom round again. "Axtoll" Williams contemplates preparing on tho Independence truck Allerton, I8.J4, nnd Mary Marshall, 2:17, for a trip against tho team record, 2:18. Mr. J. S. Fisk of Britt, lowiv, had his eyo removed nt Iowa City lust week. Tho operation wns made necessary by n barber of Britt, who forced a pen into young Flak's eye with tho dangerous sling shot. Daniel Korr, tho now republican aspirant for gubernatorial honors, according to his home paper, wns born ht Highland farm near Dairy, Ayroshiro, Scotland, Juno 18, 1880; emigrated with his parents to Madison county, 111., in 1841; graduated at Mc- Kondroo college in 1858; roud law with Gov. August G. French nnd wns admitted to tho bur in 1802; entered tho service as n private August 13,1802; wns promoted to second lieutenant, Company G, Ono Hundred nnd Seventeenth Illinois volunteers, in 1868, and to first lleutentunt in 180-1; wns elected to tho legislature of Illinois in 1808; removed to Iowa in 1870; wns elected to tho ogislnture of Iowa in 1888; wns presidential elector on the Blaine nnd Logan ticket m 1884, nnd wns elected to Fiftieth congress and wns re-elected to Fifty-first congress, receiving 10,453 votes against 10,037 votes for J. J. Preston. Mr. Korr is a farmer, not a largo land holder, but an actual tiller of the soil; rises early in tho morning nnd goes ut his work like any other farmer, remaining with it until Into in tho evening, ;hereby earning his bread by tho sweat of lis brow. Ho is well educated and rends nnd thinks for himself. John H. Gear says ho is not u candidate for governor; but ho says ho hus a candidate for tho Cedar Rapids convention. The other man is also n Burlington man and his mine is Blnke; the affair involved is the .uprcmo judgeshlp. Sheriff Adams of Sioux City, secretary of the State Sheriffs' association, is sending out invitations for tho annual convention of Iowa sheriffs. The convention will bo hold nt Cedar Rnpids. The dates decided on are Tune 17 nnd 18. Thirty years ago W. A. Burnap dismissed his school tit Forest City, which ho vas teaching at that time, and enlisted in the army nnd started for tho south. In view of this anniversary his old friends ut Porest City prevailed upon him to address ihem on memorial day, which they celebrated in an elaborate shape. When tho colonel left Forest City 80 years ago, tho :ouutry in that vicnity wns very thinly settled and the city itself did not aggregate over 200 population. Mason City reports that tho dog tramp has made his appearance in that vicinity again. He was a passenger on tho Mllwau- cco freight thnt arrived in that city Tuesday. The dog boarded tho trnlnjnt Culrnur, entering a box car. After tho train wns n motion he climbed out of a window nnd umped down on a flat, mounted another box car, nnd crawled over tho tender, finnl- y taking up his favorite place on tho on- jine. Tho boys now call him " tho dog brakemnn", and prophecy thnt ho will some day meet the fate that overtakes so ninny of tho boys. Tho eighth annual meeting of tho Iowa division of bicylors will meet nt Newton Juno 10-17. A fine programme of races is arranged, nnd Newton promises a big re- ioption nnd banquet. Northwestern Iowa's groat annual ro-un- on of tho old soldiers and sailors, Sons of Veterans and W. R. C. will bo held at Correctionville, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 17,18 and 10,1801. The temperance congress in session in Edinburgh, Scotland, has chosen Dos VIoincs for its mooting place next year. Des Moines received 80 votes over all other places voted for, Tho American delegates expresned much satisfaction over the fnct of tho capital of a prohibition stnto being selected as the place of meeting. Sam Clarke is authority for this: A clergyman who did not got on well with the congregation was appointed chaplain of a penitentiary, and preached a farewell sermon to his congregation. There was nothing in the sermon at which anybody could take offence, but some of tho members did not like the text, which was: "I go to prepare a place for you, so that whore I am ye may also be." Wm. Ruddell living near Bethlehem, Wayne county, has a nve-weeks-old heifer calf, fully developed and in the best of health, which has not a vestige of hair upon it. It is, without doubt, a great curiosity and attracts lots of attention. Two years ago the same cow dropped a similar calf, which lived and throve well for several months until it met with an accident. Alive catfish, weighing 85pounds was captured in.- the Des Moiaes river near Agency last week by two boys wh ile in bath ing. Tho boys saw it swimming near the surface and threw a stone at it, stunning it so that it came near tho surface. One ol tho boys then climbed on it and paddleii ashore with it. Tho annual encampment of tho Iowa Advontist association will bo held in Dos Moines, Juno 5-15. Ample and extensive arrangememts are being made for tho convenience and comfort of tho campers. It is a real camp and tabernacle meeting. Tents to rent at reasonable rates. Good board on tho ground. For general circulars address Mrs. T. G. Orwig, 1310 Pleasant street. For tents address John F, Ford, Lock Box 234, Des Moines, Iowa. Grand Secretary Garrett, of tho grand lodge Independent order of Odd Follows of Iowa, in his report says tho number of lodgos in tho state is 41H>, with a total not membership December 81 last of 25,420. Tho amount paid for relief in 1800 was $40,024. The invested funds of subordinate lodges in Iowa at tho close of tho year amounted to ?088,042, a gain during the year of $00,007. PEOM THE COUNTY TOWNS. OLuVuuNi:, Juno 1.— A. L. Smith and Wm. Godfrey wont to tho decoration at Ronwick and Goldllcld. J. A. Dultunin of Goldlleld was in town Monday on business. Tho new house of H. Klindt is well under way, and will bo a credit to tho town, Tho Dos Moines Valley News failed to appear this week, but there Is a prospect of its revival soon, Phil. Hanna was In town on tho 80th. A glorious rain fell on tho 80th which makes tho farmers smile a great bigsmollo, F. H, Putton wont to Goldllold last week on business, J. Knaublauch took the train for Clear Lake, Friday, and will be gone for a few days. Rev. Kighiny was in Algona lust week on Business. Ross Ellis is building an addition to his residence. Sam. Drake of Marshalltown was doing justness in town last week. Our printer, J. J. Clark, skipped to parts unknown and some parties are a little out by his absence. A brother of Chas. Ford from Nebraska with his family arrived in town Saturday ,o settle hero. Judd Pope's sister of Renwick Is visiting it Mrs. Stoddard's for a few days. Goo. Hanna is having tho bank newly painted. Mr. Adams is doing tho work. Chas. Stono of West Bend is visiting with his family at Mrs. Stoddard's for a low days. • AVlilttomoro. WIMTTB.MOIIB, Juno 2. — Mr. Munch is seriously sick. C. B. Matson of Algona was on our streets Monday forenoon. Miss Lottie Munch came homo from an extended visit to Cassvillo, Wis. There are not less than four fine residences being built in Whittmeoro, at this writing, Mr. Crelghton is putting up a fine iddition to his house, and Messrs Slaby, Yalo, and Ridgoway are each building a Ino house. Also Mr. Williams is coinmonc- ng ono which will add much to our rapidly growing burg. Editor Joo Brannngan of tho Emmots- i>urg Democrat was in town ono day last week. Mr. Clare Hotolling and sisters May and Bird, Mrs. Carlisle and daughter Jessie, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Paul, and numerous other Whittomoroites spent decoration day at Algona. Our singing school is progressing, and ts members propose to give a concert on Friday evening, Juno 13, for tho benefit of ho new Baptist church soon to be built. Wesley. WHSI.EV, Juno 2.— The much needed rain lascoineand everything is looking well. The prospect for another big crop of corn ind small grain was never bettor- for tho time of tho year than it is now. Farmers are feeling well satisfied with tho outlook. Tom Gray is in Chicago this week. Gny Butts has been visiting some friends at Plymoth for tho past few days returning lotno Monday. A. M. Tuttlo is expecting to move his family to Hayflold this week. Luto Tuttlo of Chicago was here stopping with his brother A. M., for tho past few days. Z. S. Barrett is at Britt on business this week. Tom Way of Britt was seen on our streets Tuesday morning. Miss Tonie Hopkins who is teaching in she north part of the county spent Sunday hero with her parents. Don't forget to attend tho quarterly meeting next Saturday night and Sunday inorn- nginElwell's grove six miles north of Wesley. There will be a basket dinner at tho close of the morning service. Everybody come and bring your basket well filled and have a good time. Elder Black will bo there and preach to tho people, and it will bo safe to say that wo will have a good sermon. Fred Bronson of Algona was taking in the sights of our lively town today. Miss Katie Shiltz and Mrs. F. Heal went to Britt Monday. Miss Katie Bacon arrived home this week from Suuboru where she has been teaching school. Hugh McCutchen's stock of goods has arrived aud they are moving them into the store room today. Some of our town people gathered together Mouday evening to hoar the report of the finance committee on the Fourth of July fund. Tho committee rep.qr^d that up to date thoy had wnsiderftWfljttyfi'r fipo raised and that prospects V|jilip4 for wore. The committee wns given ono week mow time to solicit. C. E. Oleson was then elected president of tho day nnd John Ford secretary. A committee on arrangements was then appointed. Tho meeting then adjourned. There will be nothing left undone by the commiteo to make tho day one of tho best Wesley ever saw. Tho programme will bo out in n few days, and while the committee Is nt work on arrangements, let. everybody prepare to come to Wesley anil- have n good time. There will bo preaching services nt the M. E. church next Sunday evening. Let every body rome out. THE COUNTY BOARD. It MnkcR n Xow Township — Other UtiRlncBB Trnnsnctwd. Tho county boiml met Monday, nmt besides tho regular pHst hns miulo the township of Springfield out of 100-28. It sotllod the Hermann rond dispute by laying n now road and allowing Hermann to put up his fence. The Blackford bridge and road question docs not como up till tho adjourned mooting tho last of this month. Tho routine bual- nH was as follows: • Hill of trustees of Swon to allow L. Johnson for labor for Clomonson, not allowed. County auditor reported fees' SW), transfer fees; $!).t!T>, redemption fees; 50 cents, recording bond; $28 court house rent. G. II. Potoro wan up- polntod commltlo to build two small bridges on lino between 4 and 6-1)0, 29. County agrees to pay for -10 foot of 24 inch tiling for road on !t(), Irvlngton township. County Is to half plunk Potter bridge in Crosco. Road Is laid on north lino of 22, and nw 28-9(1, 2f>, dnnmgoH allowed and costs assumed by tho county. D. A. Buoll reported on county lino bridge, and advised that Humboldt and Kossuth bid for tho bridge, and tho other build a new- bridge. Mr. Buoll was made a committee to confer and bid on tho bridjre C. E. Mallory'H bill for tea laid over. F. A. lironson'H bill for collln not allowed. County treasurer Is ordered to redeem sw BW 211-97, 128 from sale of 1888. Consent highway from no corner of nw HW 8(l-9(t, 28 to north lino of Call's- add to Algona allowed and old road vacated, provided petitioners make as good n grade on now lino as on tho old. T. A. Hamilton's claim of $28 allowed in part. A. Hank's bill not allowed. Request for voting precinct at Lodytird iaid over. Adam Saw veil allowed three icros exemption on sw 0-0(1,80. Bridge islcod by S. G. Maine on oast lino of 18)(i, 28 not granted. Frank Pompo's petition for grade on oast lino of no3-00, 80 T. Holt/, committee. Township 100, 28 is sot oil' in separate, township known us Springiiold. Grade granted between. 17 and 20-1)8, 20. Grade granted between 2<1 and 2/5-07, 80, and Peters appointed committee. Ditch and grade in south lino of 85-04, 28 granted, L. D. Lovcll made committee. Peters mode committee to report on grade on east .ino of 84-09, 27. Bride petition over Blue Earth river in 100, 28 laid over, IPolors a committee to view same. Road laid beginning at northwest corner 7-97, 80, running oast to north- oast corner 10-97, 80, costs assumed by county. Marshal Hays' petition far •oads in Garflold and Whittomoro townships laid over and O'Rourko made i committee to view. Road laid co'm- noncing at north quarter post of 9-9SJ, !8 thence west to northwest corner ,honco south to southeast corner 8-98, 28, county assumed damages. Road iskod by Radig, Krauso, etc., laid over, .load vacated running from west quarter post of 11-97, 27, thence east to east quarter post of 12-97, 27. Peters com- nitteo to repair bridge and grade over Black Cat in 11-90, 29. D. A. Buell appointed committee to report on bridges ind grades in Union and Lotts Creek isketl by P. .T. Walker. M, O'Rourke ' ippointed committee to report on- )ridgo between 6 and 8-94, 30, asked by H. Dorwoillor, also grade on oast lino of 12-94, 80. D. A. Buell is committee to spend $50 on grade on north lino of 22, 90, 29, and $100 on north lino of 21, 90, 29. L. D. Lovoll is committee to build bridge on Prairie creek between 5 and 8, 94, 27. D'Rourko is made committee to build a J2-foot bridge west of O'Rourke bridge. T. H. Morriiiold's bond as justice for irlumsay approved. The board decides /hat tho road in German uskod by Rip- rientrop and Wiltso is an old established road, and auditor is ordered to plat tho road. D. A. Buoll and W. H. Ny- eum appointed committee to settle with irensurer and auditor. Janitor get» i?20 a month till Nov. 1. O'Rourke appointed to replace bridge on north line of 20, 94, 80. Auditor instructed to buy i Hag for court house. KQUAIJZINO ASSESSMENTS. _ . , Percent. 3won real estate raised 30 Hurt real estate lowered « Plum Creek real estate lowered 15 Portland real cstatu lowered 10 Rnnisay real estate raised 15 Harrison real estate rained 10 Wesley real estate raised 35 Whittemore real estate lowered 15 3eruian real estate raised 10 lUverdale hogs raised 30 Harrison horses lowered in Hogs lowered ,. ajj Lotte Creek cattle lowered 15 Hogs raised m Whittemore hogs raised 20 Swea horses rafted 20 Cattle raised 33 Hogs raised 35 Wesley cattle raised 18 Hoes raised 25 Prairie cattle lowered <>o Ramsay horses lowered 10 Cattle raised '.. 5 LuVerne cattle raised.., \\ 5 Plum Creek horses rulsed 10 German < attle lowered 10 Cresco horses lowered 15 Uulon horses lowered 20 Cattle lowered 5 Hogs lowered 20 Algona cattle lowered 20 Hogs rulsed g& Bancroft cattle raised 80 Hogs lowered IQ Garneld cattlellowered 5 Hogs raised 25 Hebron caute lowered n, toy erne incorporation horses raised 30 Cattle lowered 20 Seneca ho.,. Fanton cattle lowered 10 Hogs raised 85 Greenwood hogs lowered ...85 Portland hogs lowered 80 Cattle lowered 16 Buffalo horses ruined , 15 Hogs raised v •>..,...^a.., S& ''