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ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1891. A^OL. XXVI-NO. 25. NEW FALL AND WINTER GOODS Now in and ready, and are showing full lines of seasonable goods in the following departments, viz : PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ^^^*^~^~^~^-*^V^J***l~*J~>*l~+J**-l~^^ QEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossmth County bank, Algona, Iowa. Silks and Velvets, Foreign Dress Goods, Black Dress Goods, Domestic Dress Goods Press Flannels, Shawls, Cloaks, Skirts, Underwear, I Gloves, ... •, Hosiery, Handkerchiefs, Notions, Ribbons, Laces. Linens, Carpets, Yarns, Corsets, Towels, Woolens, Cloakings, Jeans and Cottonades Flannels, Bags, Warps, and Batts, Blankets, Domestics, Ginghams, Prints, E. H. CLA.RKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kossuth Co. bank. DANSON BROS., ATTOltNEYS AT LAW. Lonus and collection*. Over Frank Hros. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrtsclilllcs' store. L. K. OARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, Stnto at., one door cast of Cordlugley. Residence, McGregor st., oast of the pnbllc school building. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK, H. C. McCOV, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. C I T I "1— T T J. JT-L J- MORSE & PRIDE, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. Onico east of Rutherford house, Algoim, Iowa. O. T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Next door to J. O, Smith's store, Algona, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with promtuess. Fur Coats, Hats, We aim to meet the demands of the trade in all our numerous departments, which embrace a complete stock of General Merchandise. Our purchases are all from first hands, thus enabling us always to make the lowest prices. We cordially invite young and old to call and give our large stock a close inspection. We thank you all for ^ast favors. v. ' •• T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation In English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Wutttemoro, Iowa. . DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. _ Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fits, epilepsy, etc, West Beiul, Iowa. ,cured. The Fort Dodge Messenger says that as a result of the bind seekers' excursions from Illinois and other eastern points this fall the prices of furm lands in this vicinity and especially west of hero have taken a good sized jump upward. One well posted real estate man from Cnlhoun county claimed that the value of wild land out there hud increased from $2 to $5 an acre within two weeks. A LeMars special says tho demand for real estate in that vicinity is stronger every day. Tho price for farm land is reported by our real estate dealers to be from Sn to $10 an aero higher than it was a month to six weeks ago. Farms that were offered for $25 to SttO an acre are hold now at from $30 to $35, and thoso who hold them are not anxious to sell at that. Attorney-General Stone has decided that a county official must bo tin actual resident of the county. Tho Mississippi river IH lower now than since 1804 at this season of the. your. Navigation has nearly ceased. No boats are now running north of Davenport and tho trouble lies in the closing of tho dams and tho upper roach OB of tho river. When tho log owners want to drivo down a lot of logs tho dnms are opened and tho logs floated. Then tho dams aro closed until another drive is ready, and it is said that in this way tho water is kept at BO low a stage most of tho tlmo that bouts are unablu to run. About fifteen bishops have accepted invitations to attond the celebration in honor of Bishop Honnosy's jublloo at Dubuque, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. .Among them aro Archbishop Kyan of Philadelphia, Archbishop Foehan of Chicago, and Archbishop Ireland of Sti Paul. Many of tho clergy from tho St. Louis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Philadelphia, Davenport and other dioceses will also bo present. Tho state fair directors bought the electric light plant at a cbst of $4)870. Your servant, JNO. GOEDERS JR. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. ? State : University OIP BANKING INSTITUTIONS. Kossuth County Bank; CAPITAL ........... '. ................... *50,000 Incorporated under general laws ot Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, forelRU 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. 1NGHA1I ............ ........ President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Cashier Directors— Win. H. Ingham, John <3. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrlschllles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. At Guthrie Center tho CUB was attacked by tho fakes and four men woro row. The citizens woro they opened the melee. Wallace clr- losors at its shot in tho drunk when The First National Bank The Several Departments will Begin the Year 1891-92 on Sept. 16. They sell cheap and have the largest and best selected stock. They have the largest and best lighted store ; you can always see what 4 • T^l * * - • - — -— -- buying, 1 heir are you daily arriving in new stock is now Each department Is thoroughly equipped for efficient work, and no pains will bo spared to aflord students the best possible opportunity 1 to pursue their chosen lines of study. For particular Information as to the respective departments, address as follows: Collegiate—Charles A. Sehaefler, president, Iowa City. Law—Emlln McClaln. chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—L. W. Llttlg, M. D., secretary of faculty, Iowa City. Homoeopathic Medical—A. C. Cowperthwalte M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Dental—A. O. Hunt, M. D., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Pharmaceutical—E. L. Boerner, Ph. G., dean of faculty, Iowa City. Expenses in all departments are reasonable. Cost of board In private families, »3 to, 85 per week; In clubs, SI.50 to »2.50 per week. For catalogues, or for general Information, address CHAS. A. SCHAEFFEB, President. OF ZO-W.A.. Hats, Caps, Underwear, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods, Ladies,' Misses' and Children's Cloaks, Boots and Shoes, cheap counter goods, etc. GEO. L. GALBRAITH & CO. CAPITAL .............................. $50,000 Special attention given to collections. AM11UOSK A. CALL ................. President D. H. HUTCH1NS .............. Vlco President J. C. BLACKFOUD ..................... Cashier Directors— Ambrose A. Call, D. H. Hutching, J, C. Blaokford, Philip Dorweller, Wm. K, Ferguson, A. D, Clarke, C. B. Hutchlus. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. FARMERS' AND TRADERS' BANK, Iowa State Normal School CEDAE FALLS, IOWA. A Technical School for Teachers, Established, supported, and supervised by the State of Iowa. Sixteen Specialists in the Faculty. More than one hundred candidates for graduation the coming school year. Students are graduated any time during the year when the course is completed. State certificates granted by law to graduates of the school. Write for catalogued HOMER H. SEERLEY, Prest. XO-W.A.. R. 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 tho old country for sale. Taxes paid for residents and non-residents. Abstract of title furnished on the same day applied for. DB, L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med- clues, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Boolca (M3.A Stoitioxxory. DEALER IN REAL ESTATE. Loan a/id Insurance Ay't and Notary Public, 00,000 acres of pralrlo 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 Auctioneering Done. Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful personal attention. Prices are reasonable. •~ The undersigned will cry . Kossuth and adjoining counties. Have t went) years' experience. public sales js. Have ' Terms reasonable. GKO. K. BPYI,E, WhMt«n»ore, Iowa. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL ............ $100,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Transacts a general banking business. Money loaned, foreign ana domestic exchange bought and sold, collections a specialty. Heal estate loans procured and insurance famished. Notes purchased. Large list of- wild fond* and improved farms for sale and rent. S. T. MESEKVEY K. N, BKUEB .............. ....Vice President CHAS. It. MOBEHOUSE ............... Cashier Directors— O. S. Ringland, 8. T. Meservey, R. If. Bruer, J, B. Johnson, 0. Korsluud. gUORT-FORM_MOETGAGES-~ The btwt for chattel wo7k.~ Alwu* In »t«* at the TV "' Upper De» Uoiittu #Si(»; ' upon The sensational MuCrackon .church scandal at Mt. Pleasant has boon at last settled by tho decision of Bishop Foss at tho Iowa M. 1C. conference nt Muscatjno. McCrackon Is .a colored barber who, having some trouble with his own church congregation, secured a letter from tho minister and presented it to Rev. Dr. Thome of tho Asbury M.E, church, white. Dr. Thome refused to receive him as a member and tho darkey made a great storm, Dr. Thome and his congregation took sides on tho matter, and a serious rupture nearly resulted. Tho case was presented at the Iowa M. E. conference just closed at Muscatino and referred by tho conference to Bishop Foss, who sustained Dr. Thorno. ' ! Allerton's record is now 2:10, tho fastest mile by a stallion over made. The Emmetsburg Driving Park association will give their fall meeting October 1, 2, and 3, two weeks after tho county fair. Tho purses offered aggro- gate $1,125, or $125 more than was given for their summer meeting in July. '• Tho machine at tho state fair that attracted attention was an ice cream freezer patented by Garrotson Thatcher of Oskalooaa, Iowa. It makes ice croam In half a minute, Tho prepared cream is poured in at one sjde of the machine, which is circular, and by turning a crank is forced out at the opposite side almost Immediately, thoroughly frozen. Hon. Benjamin Butterworth, secretary of the World's Columbian Expos! ton, notified Superintendent Sabin that the latter has boon appointed a member of the World's Congress Auxiliary to tho World's Columbian Exposition on public Instruction. The object of the congress auxiliary is to provide for tho proper presentation of the Intellectual and moral progress of tho world in connection with the Columbian Exposition in 1893, in a series of world congresses under the auspices of the auxiliary, with tho assistance of the leaders in all the chief departments of human achievement, ________ The Herald eays that the Carroll Normal college will open on time as advertised. The now building is towering up more and more every day and is an ornament to the city and will be the pride of Carroll county's educational Institutions. ' The first joint discussion between senatorial nominees, Hon. G. L. Finn of Bedford, and H. F. Dale of Corning, occurred at Corning Monday niglit. A very large crowd filled the opera house. Mr, Diile distinctlyajiid hodid not stand » party's township option plat- form, but would favor county option only and for cities of more than 5,000 population. Ho pledged himself not to vote for any measure, even though it woro prepared and advocated by his pnrty's platform. Tho exhibit of hogs at the state fair was as follows: Poland Chinas, 1,704; Cheater Whites, 103; Berkshire's, 134; Duroc Jerseys, 141; Kssex, 43; Victorias, 32; total, 2,298. This is the largest exhibit over made. Secretary Husk on Wednesday re ceived a letter from J. H. Saundors, editor of tho Breeder's Gazette of Chicago, who had boon attending tho state fair at Des Moines, highly complimenting tho SLX'rctary and evincing an enthusiastic appreciation of tho work accomplished In securing the removal of the embargo upon American i>ork in Germany. Among other things Mr. Saundcrstmys: "This Dos Molnos fair bus boon the grandest exhlbtion of swine over scon In the world. This state i* superior to any t havo overseen for the fostering of this Industry. You cannot imagine tho enthusiasm or appreciate tho choors which echoed over this state when the public prints announced the success of your long struggle for the admission of tho American hog into Germany." _ A total of $14,000 was given to tho Cherokee Hood milToroi'H. Carroll enjoys tho distinction of bo- ing tho second city In Iowa having unl- vortuil public steam boat, applicable to any business house or residence In town. When snow Hies but very fow buslnessi houses will be boated with tho old stoves. Tho expense for radiators which last a lifetime is about twice tho cost of stoves which burn out every three years, but tho cost of heating Is much below tho cost of ooal, ; to' say nothing of all the tlmo, dirt and trouble. ' The Corn Palace managers havo finally decided to give a grand ball in the palace. Tho date will probably be Tuesday, October 5. Tickets will bo sold to thoso who dance at $3 each. Otherwise tho usual admission foo will bo charged. Tho splendid floor of hard wood which will bo laid In tho eatit wing will make tho finest dancing surface possible and it will contain over 4,000 square foot, Invitations to the ball will bo sent to tho people of nolgboring towns. Tho Mexican band will furnish music. John Dillon, the celebrated comedian, well known In Algona, Is one of the latest graduates from Dr. Kooly's institution at Dwlght, 111., for Inebriates. D. G. Guo Is In Fort Dodge, and will paint the portraits of Major Williams and John F. Dunoombo for tho Aldrich collection at Dos Molnos. Tho Dos Molnos News wants Gov. Larrabeo appointed on tho Inter-state railway commission. Judge Cooley.'s resignation loavos two vacant places on tho board. '•' Tho Llvormoro Gimilto says: "People will havo sport, If they aro obliged to tackle show fakirs to got it. Now why wouldn't it bo a good plan for each county to have a "county fakir" and keep all tills money at homo?" Thotiritt Tribune tolls tho latest corn story. It says an Iowa farmer raised 1,000 bushels of popcorn und stored it in a barn. Tho barn caught fire, tho corn begun to pop and filled a ton-aero field. An old maro in a neighboring pastift'o had defective eyesight, saw the corn, thought it was snow, arid lay down and frozo to death. Rev. J. O. Casa is the republican candidate for representative in the district west of Kotisuth. Ho lives In Emmet county and is said to bo a good man for the place. A .Safe Investment. Is one which is guaranteed to bring you satisfactory results, or In case of failure u return of your purchase price. On this plun you cmi buy from our advertised druggist a bottlo of Dr. King's New Discovery • for Consumption. It is guaranteed to bring relief in every case when used for any affection of the throat, lungs, or chest, such as consumption, inflammation of tho lunga, bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, croup, etc., etc, It is pleasant ana agreeable to take, perfectly safe, aud can always be depended upon. Trial bottles free at L. A. Sheotz' drug store, 1 Merit Wo desire to say to our citizens that for years we have been belling Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption. Dr. King's New Life Pills, Bucklen's Arnica So.lve, and Electric Bitters, and have never handled remedies that aeil as well or that give such universal satisfaction. We do not hesitate to guarantee them every time, and we stand ready to refund the purchase price if satisfactory results do not follow their use. These remedies have won their (?reat popularity on their merits. Sold at Dr. Sheet*' drug store. 1 Buckleii'H Arulca Salve. The beat salve in the world for bruises,, cuts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, feveraorea, tetter, chilblains, chapped bands, corna ana all skin eruptions, and positively eUrea piles or no pay is required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satiaftwtlon or money refunded. Price 35c a box; sold by Dr. S&eetz. i -. . • •, THE Prairie Lawn herd ol horns will be sold on Friday, Oct. 2.