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Dm MOtNJESl ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, ATJGtTST10, OLD IfiONSlBM HISTORV OF ONE OF THE OLD SHIPS IN f«6 AMERICAN NAVY. t>i*at*ctled (n * Modern Nary Yard, She t* the Object *f Profound Veneration «Wi Ux) P«rt »f Patriotic People of To- Are' Proad of Her. JNbfc laany people may know that the old frigate Constitution, so renowned in our a«nala, is still included among the vessels of the navy. She is dismantled. aa might be expected at her age, and is kept In that condition at Portsmouth, N. H. She is a craft of 2.SOO tons displacement, and now carries no battery in place of the forty-four guns of the days of her glory. It was the Constitution that, after the inauspicious opening on land of our war with Great Britain, eighty years ago, led off a series of splendid victories on the sea. The honor of the first capture of a British war vessel undoubtedly belongs to the Essex, Captain David Porter, whose defeat of the Alert occurred six days before the Constitution destroyed the Guerriere. But the Essex carried thirty-two 33- pounders and the Alert only twenty 18- ponnders, so that very soon after opening fire the crew of the little British craft, which, having captured one of our transports had made up to the Essex, taking her to be a merchantman, were compelled to quit their guns and within eight minutes to strike their flag. This conquest, though gratifying, was inevitable, whereas that of the Constipation was gained over a craft nearer her own size and strength. But while yielding the laurels of priority to the gallant Essex on this score, the Constitution, under Captain Isaac Hull, can claim them again for success in a trial of seamanship between herself and a British squadron. Till then affairs were looking gloomy for ns at sea as well as on bind. The British frigate Belvidere, while convoying a fleet of merchantmen, had escaped from a whole squadron of our warships, whereas our Nautilus had struck to an English squadron, being the first warship captured on either side. Under these untoward circumstances the Constitution, returning from Europe, fell in with a British squadron led by the Africa, a 64-gun ship. During four days she was chased by this squadron. Through calm and through breeze the flight and pursuit went on. At one time she had beats out towing her; at another her crew were hauling upon a kedge anchor that had been carried out and dropped a long distance ahead. On the fourth day the longed for wind came, and with every sail set the Constitution drew away from her pursuers, the scene when five frigates were standing on the same tack and the Constitution was showing her heels to her enemies being often recounted eighty years ago. Some of the historians describe this as the first of our triumphs on the sea in that war. But in our time, of course, the fame of the Constitution is more familiarly associated with her capture of the Guerriere. It was on Aug. 19, 1812, that the two vessels met, both eager for a fight. The scene was off the coast of Massachusetts. The British craft, commanded by the gallant Dacres, was first to open fire, but Hull maneuvered his vessel into the right position before he replied. The enemy's inizzenmast soon went by the board, followed by her mainmast. When she struck she was, in fact, so completely used up that she could not be taken into port and had to be blown up. The Constitution was superior in tonnage and complement, carried more guns and threw a much heavier weight of metal in her broadsides; still the vessels were near enough matched for the victory to produce a tremendous impression on both sides of the ocean. Alison describes the "shock of this unwonted naval disaster" in England, where the \belief that Britannia ruled the waves •was so profound that the American navy had seemed to be a mere mouthful for her. That same year the Constitution, under Bainbridge, gained another great victory over the Java, off the coast of Brazil. The Java, like her predecessor, was a 88-gon ship, and in the battle she lost foremast and mizzenmast, besides a part of her bowsprit; while, to complete the parallel, like the Guerriere, she was BO wrecked in the fight that she had to be blown np, It was a great exhibition of good acamaofihip and superior gunnery on the part of the American vessel; for, as Cooper says, "the Java had been literally picked to pieces by shot, spar following spar until she had not one left." Her loss in killed and wounded was very heavy. Finally, in 1815, under command of Commodore Stewart, the famous old ship made a double capture of the British frigate Cyane and sloop Levant. Old Ironsides, as she had come to be called daring the war, was launched at Boston in 1707; and who knows but when the hundredth anniversary of that event comes around she may again be put into commission, so as to receive centennial honors?— New York Sun. Bradley & Nieoulin Are agents for the iiber Separator ^Iv^ And Engine. This will be on exhibition on the vacant lot back of our shops EVERY SATURDAY. We are agents for The Standard Mower. That this mower is not equaled is admitted by everyone. We are also agents for . © The Empire Binder, • which has less pieces than any other binder manufactured. Remember that our steam thresher will be exhibited every Saturday. Don't fail to see it. HOW TO TEAVEL CHEAP. Harvest Excursion Tickets. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1892, agents of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company in northern Illinois, Wisconsin, eastern Iowa, eastern Minnesota, and in Missouri will sell harvest excursion tickets to points in western Iowa, western Minnesota, South and North Dakota, at half rates, and the tickets will be good for return passage within twenty days from date of sale. lot" For the Twin City Jocky club races to be held at Hamline, Minn., July 26, to Aug. 13, the Milwaukee will sell excursion tickets July 25-30, and Aug. 113, for $6.75. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, and Sept. 27, 1892, special harvest excursion tickets will be sold at one lowest first class fare for the round trip, as follows: To Wadena, Minn., and points west thereof to points in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Tennessee, Mississippi, etc. Bncklen'g Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for bruises, cuts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chilblains, chapped hands, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles or no pay is required. It is guaranteed to ive perfect satisfaction or money refunded, 'rice 25c a box; sold by Dr. Sheetz. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ^—*^—-^^- ^-^^^-—^-^.-x^^^^^^, GEO. 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. DRUNKENNESS, OK THE LIQUOR HABIT, Cured at Home In Ten Days by Administering Dr. Haines' Golden Specific. It can be given in a glass of beer, a cup of coffee or tea, or in food, without the knowledge of the patient. It is absolutely harmless, and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, whether the patient is a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck. It has been given in thousands of cases, and in every instance a perfect cuee has followed. It never fails. The system once impregnated with the specific, it becomes an utter impossibility for the liquor appetite to exist. Cures guaranteed. A 48-page book of particulars free. Address the Golden Specific Co., 185 Race street, Cincinnati, Ohio. Curoil in Less than Five Minutes. While at Big Island, Va., last April, I was taken with a very severe attack of di- arrhoea. I never had it worse in my life. I tried several old-time remedies, such as blackberry wine, paregoric, and laudanum, without getting any relief. My attention w. 3 then called to Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy by Mr. R, C. Tinsley, who had been handling it there, and in less than five minutes after taking a small dose I was entirely relieved.—O. G. Burford, Harris Creek, Amherst county, Va. Sold by all druggists. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door east of Cordlngley. Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. J. M. PRIDE, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office over Bailey Bro.s' store, on State street, Algona, Iowa. G. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E. A Novel line of Kite trio Fans. The little electric motor and the swiftly revolving fan are familiar objects, and many a heated brow has been cooled by their combination. But the electric fan has recently found its way into a strange place, none other than the turrets of the powerful iron monitor Mion- tonomoh, where the company has placed four of its perfected fan outfits. These are not, as might be supposed, to cool off the gunners, but to blow away the smoke from, the guns. This certainly is a novel use for the electrig fan,— Electricity. It's What Saved Her Life. Mr. J. E. Thoroughgood, writing from Georgetown, Del., says: "Two teaspoonfuls of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy saved the life of Mrs. Jane Thomas of this place." He states also that several other very bad cases of bowel complaint there have been cured by this remedy. Sold by all druggists. Every Month many women suffer from Excessive or Scant Menstruation; they don't know who to confide in to get proper advice. Don't confide in anybody but try Bradfi eld's a Specific for PAINFUL, PROFUSE, SCANTY, SUPPRESSED and IRREGULAR MENSTRUATION. Book to "WOMAN" mailed free. BRAOFIELO REGULATOR CO., Atlanta, Ga. Sold br all DrujcitUU. 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 German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store Whlttemore, Iowa. ORIGINAL NOTICE. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE of Iowa, In and for Kossuth County, September Terra, A. D 18fl2-Preachers ? Aid P SoS- ?£ y 5r f ?»? s , 1 £ oln ? s Conference, plaintiff, vs. W. M. Welch and Mary A. Welch, Emmerson Hakes and Margaret Frink, defendant T5 °*,? a ; (J defendants: You are hereby noti- Iowa. In and for Kossuth county, claiming of you the sum of Five Hundred dollars, as money justly due from you, and Interestthereon at seven per cent, from the first day of March? A! ?•**•& "VS^'SS* of one Promissory note dated March 1, 1887, given bv Sold by L. A. SHEETZ, Algona. Tho Vauilljr Cake. "You can't eat your cake and have it," eaid the wife to her complaining husband. iiAnd 1 can't eat yours and get rid of it," he replied, branching off into another division of domestic infelicity,— Detroit Free Press. Money Saved is Money Made, Save 25c to 50c on every dollar you spend. cev uiuuuiuuLuiuia jmcBs, wim mauuiactur era 1 discounts of every kind of goods and sup piles manufactured and imported into the United States. Groceries, Household Goods, Furniture, Clothing, Ladies' and Gents' Clothing aud Furnishing Goods, Dress Goods, White Goods, Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Gloves, Notions, Glassware, Stationery, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silverware, Buggies, Whips, Agricultural Implements, etc. ONLY FIRST CLASS GOODSt Catalogue sent on receipt of 2oc for expressago. We are the only concern which sells at manufacturers' prices, allowing the buyer the same discount that the manufacturer gives to the wholesale buyer. We guaranteed all goods as represented; If not found so, money refunded. Goods sent by express or freight, with privilege of examination before paying. A. KAKPEN & CO., 122 Qulncy street, Chicago, 111. o, t March 1, 1802, with seven per cent, interest and asking for an attorney's fee as provided by statute; also praying a decree foreclosing a mortgage given by defendants W. M. Welch and Mary A. Welch to secure the payment of the said note on the following lands, to-wit- The north half of the northeast quarter? wid the north three-fourths of the south half of the northeast quarter of Section 9, Township 94 Range 28, west of the 5th P. M., Iowa, In Kossuth county, Iowa, and asking for special execution for the sale of said lands, also asking a decree declaring the Interest of defendants Emmerson Hakes and Margaret Frlnk In said lands Junior to the Hen of the plaintiff. And that unless you appear thereto and defend before noon of the second day of the September term of said court, commencing on the °7th day of September, A. D. 1802, default will be entered against you and judgment rendered """"" W. H. BERRY, Attorney for Plaintiff. thereon. 10t4 WE WILL PAY A salary of »35 to »50 per week to GOOD agents to represent us in every county, and sell our general line of merchandise at manufacturers' 1 " -r "" a Only Ifuxui who want steady employment ivt- ! V' 0 , !C!a , ta ' Jgue and particulars sent on receipt of 85c for expressage. 183 Quiucy sweet, Chicaso, 111. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS, Notice Is hereby given that prorosals for the erection of a school house In sut-alstrict No. 2 in the district township of Crepoo, In Kossuth county, Iowa, will be receive by the undersigned at the auditor's office in Algona, where plans and specifications nv»y be seen, until 1 o'clock p. m. on Saturd»y, August 27, 1892, at which time the control will be awarded to the lowest responsible b-dder. The board reserves the right to rejec* any or all bids. I will also iwceive bids for the old house and the coal K>use, which will be sold to the hljrh est bid(W- L. C. MURPHY 18t* Building Committee. M ONEY TO LOAN- ON RAILROAD LANDS. pM-sons wanting to borrow money on rail- rojd lauds will do well to call at th« Kossuth Cointy Bauk and bring their conk-acts ^SORT-FORM MORTGAGES-Tie best for chattel work. \ LOOK. J. A. Hamilton & Co., Have a full line of Hard ancN Soft Lumber, Felt roofing, building paper, brick and tile wagon material, posts, and at prices that will surprise you. We are also prepared to do mill work on short notice. Give us a call. J. A. Hamilton & Co. GEO. E. HAMILTON, Agent. THE JOHN PAUL LUMBER GO. SUCCESSORS TO J. J. WILSON. Office and yard on Dodge street, south of State, ALGONA, IOWA. Handles the lest of all descriptions of 5 Which includes everything that is possibly needed for the construction of'anything.jrom 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 to you that what we say is the truth. -A.LEX:. eo CO Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. J, J. BYAN [Successors to C. L. Lund-Established 1880} REAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to th ary facilities for the selling o? Tndsecur^eSr^^^ rant to sell vour?frnn B ^ a H *°S at reasonable rates. W« be- Yours re S pfl y ctfuiFy, Perty d ° n k waste ^UND 6 * RYAN * GO - Don't fail to see the Reliable Process Gasoline Stove. The Original New Process! j "Whv hflCAUSO YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, p aper hanglng) F. TV. iBOBiitTsoasr. eoo, IS T HE MAN tlong and wall papering from Philadelphia every month 98t fashlon » ln d( >cora- -and no second mortgage or rower to reWhie mortgage at a to^^a atones on pertect title. t en I l 8 f no j malfeloansonlm P rov « diand8 ' ftomoiiot<> ^ , yea /, 8 ttae ' an(1 Slve the borrower the privilege of anv rtf, ^ hole loan or 8nv P»rt thereof in even fiQO at Uaken * wh . ea int wst falls due. This is Iowa WQ»ey, ™» «*•» <* »«*tng » loan will enable the tor- lntwest on the amount S.

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