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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER C 23, 1891, VOL, XXVI--NO. 26. s-crsr ore* Geo. L Galbraith & Co.? They sell cheap and have the largest and best selected stock. They have the largest and best lighted store ; you can always see what you are buying. Their new stock is now daily arriving in 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.' WAR IN EUROPE -:- -IS- BREAD IN AMERICA So to the Victorious in Competition. And let me tell you, JUST NOW IS THE TIME. Buy good clothes when you get them cheapest, and buy them where you get them best. A Word to the Sensible: I have a good stock of Woolen goods that I want to sell, and go they must at reasonable prices, and I know that you don't want them any cheaper. If anybody tells you that woolen goods or clothes can be sold at a profit for less money, don't believe it. Goods bought for cash can well be sold at a small profit. Take a look at the following and reflect: OVERCOATS Maa fanf s W S oid t a s t hape from $18 to $45 DRESS SUITINGS, - from $32 to $45 BUSINESS SUITINGS, from $20 to $32 PANTALOONS, - - from $6 to $12 COAT AND VEST, - from $20 to $30 FANCY VESTINGS, for Vest, - - $7 BSiPjust received, a line of Broadcloths for Ladies' Wraps and Capes especially, $3.25 a yard. Woolens suitable for boys' suitings always in stock. Repairing, cleaning, cutting, steaming, and pressing done on short notice and as well as the best, Come in and take a long look at the new fashion plate, the finest one ever issued. Agent for 15 different steamship lines, among them the famous Cunard line, which has never lost a passenger. O. I*. IFOJSSL CO Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. A Stock Show! We are showing the largest and best stock of Boots and Shoes we ever had, and invite you to look it over and get our prices, whether you want to buy or not. F. S. STOUGH. Cloths and Trimmings. J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths and trimmings always kept on hand, and furnished at as low rates as can be bought elwewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. Come and see us before placing your order. It will be to your advantage. T. 2C. SO2T. F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop. Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, Including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, Clotlios 'WriM.g'Qrs, ate. Am also prepared to put In furnaces and do plumbing and gas-plpu fitting; AND IRON AND TIN ROOFING. Prompt attention will be given to all work In my line. Shop south of court house. E 1 . S*. Take Warning in Time! Buy the Best. Buy Bonaparte Yarn, Buy Bonaparte Blankets. Buy Bonaparte Flannels. Buy Bonaparte Pants. Buy Rockford Cotton Socks. Buy Racine Woolen Hosiery. Buy Lamb Knit Goods. Buy Staley Knit Shirts. Buy Good Boys' Clothing. Buy Lion Brand Overalls. Buy Lion Brand Duck Coats, Buy Grinnell Gloves and Mitts. Buy Brodhead Dress Goods. Buy Rochester Ladies' Shoes. Buy Men's Hub Gore Shoes, Buy Durable School Shoes. Buy Milwaukee Boots. Buy Best Rubber Goods. Buy St. Paul Fur Coats. Buy where you get the Best. Buy of DE. L. .A, SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortment alwttyn on hand of drugs med- clues, and pure liquors for medicinal purpose* only. Regulating the Sun. If you want a correct timepiece get a watch at Bowyer's. It will not regulate all the ills of the body politic, but it will regulate the sun, moon, and stars, and the county fair will be timed by one. Waltham, Elgin, Hamden, Springfield, Duber, Aurora, Seth Thomas, and E. G. Bowyer works as cheap as can be had anywhere. Special prices for the next ten days on all jewelry and silverware. Visit Bowyer and get prices before buying. E. G. Boywer. SEEDS, SEEDS! Timothy seed, Red clover seed, Mammoth clover seed, White clover seed, Oil cake meal, Lawn and orchard grass, German millet seed, Alsyke seed, Blue grass seed, Red top seed, Canada field seed, Stock food, Seed flax, seed wheat, Seed oats, seed corn, AT J. J. WILSON'S. H. A. SESSIONS, DEALER IN MONUMENTS AND HEADSTONES, Granite or Marble, ALGONA, - - IOWA. Satisfaction guaranteed In all cases. DO YOU WANT AH AUCTIONEER? . AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, makecoitec- tlons, ete. AU business of a private n« ^J&S ^Mctly wnfiaentidi. . Office wlt|» P. M. Taylor, oyer Howard's. You have good luck when you trade with us. \m. We invite our patrons and friends to look at our stock of Fall and Winter goods, and we are pleased to state that never before have we had such a complete stock of Clothing, Underwear, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes. We guarantee the lowest prices. Chrischilles & ' Herbst. Auctioneering Done. Tne undersigned will cry public sales Kossuth ana adjoining counties. Have twentj yearn' experience. Terms reasonable. |yApplications for my services may be left at the law offlce of 8. S. Sessions, Algona, la. GEO. E. BOYLE, Wfclttomore, Iowa. O. Xj DEALER IN REAL ESTATE, , IOW.6.. on. Particular attention given to care and sale of real estate in Kossuth and adjoining counties. Act. for German Ins. Co., Freeport, 111. Passage tickets to old countries at lowest rates. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK An association wns formed recently for the laying out of n new kite-shaped inilo truck In Dubuquc. The cnpitnt stock is $r>0,000. Frank D. Stout of the Highland stock farm subscribed $10,000. Tlio intontlon is to give Dubuquo tho finest track In the country, with nn amphitheatre to seat 7,000 people. The unmuil mooting of tho Iowa Association of Trotting Horse breeders will be hold this year on tho fairgrounds at Oskaloosa, Sept. 28, 24 and 2o, giving throe days of rare sports. This association is comixised of Iowa breeders, who are interoslod in tho showing their horses make, and are not especially after tho purses, thus avoiding " fixed" races. The coal output of tho 14 counties connected with tho coal palace at Ot- tumwti wns 2,000,000 tons in 1800. Steam coal is sold at 37 cents a ton, nut coal ut 07 conts, lump coal at $1.75. Jasper county has the distinction of having tho best fat steor of any ago or blood—Albory Hurrah's roan steer 27 months old and weighing 1,760 pounds, which won tho grand sweepstake premium at tho Iowa state fair last week. Mr. Hurrah's victory Is tho-more notn- blo because his steer won over very finu- anlmals from Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Tho judges declared it tho finest exhibition of fat stoors thoy Imd ovor soon. Mr. Hurrah will tako this animal to tho fat stock show In Chicago in November. Ho has taken $125 In prixes already and if ho takes first place in Chicago, tho lowu state fair will add IfJiOO to tho $1,000 prize offered there. A young couple lately married settled tho question of marriage presents In tho following 'novol intmnor: Each invitation requested tho recipient to come prepared to donate iio cents to tho new family about to start in life. Tho guests promptly responded, and instead of an array of gaudy prosontH thoy repaired to tho bridal chamber and counted out tho proceeds, 'which strongly resembled a Sunday school collection, and which netted them a neat sum on which to begin housekeeping. A fisherman in Wall lake recently heavily baited tho hooks on his trout lino and left the line lying by the waters odgo until ho could got a stono to tio on tho end of it. There woro six big hooks, and when ho returned there woro just six hogs on tho scone, onch trying to run In a different direction. They woro loft to their futo, and au enraged farmer is now looking for tho follow who goos fishing for pigs. Horo IB tho latest corn story from Wright county: A tnrmer living in tho vicinity of Ronwick had tho good fortune to have a building containing corn In tho path of a cyclone that visited that locality last summer. Tho cyclone picked up tho building and whirled It around with such rapidity that the corn was all shelled, tho cobs passing out through a hole hi tho side, so that after tho storm ho had several hundred bushels of shelled corn in the building and tho cobs wore pilod up la tho barn yard. A EEMAEZABLE SHOWING. A rarm Koport Worth Rending lu KoDHuth — What Can bo J)one on Fifty AcroH. Tho following is tukon from it sketch of tho life of Mrs. Dr. Hudson's brother, Geo. W. Hallock. It shows what fifty acres can bo made to produce. Mr,, Hallock is Mrs. B. P. Rood's uncle and every detail of this report is correct: While it is doubtless true, as a rule that "farming don't pay," yet Mr. H»l look's experience would seem to ipsXifute that men of judgment and 'tact can make it pay. On their farm of only 58 acres Mr. Hallock and his son produced last year: Strawberries, 15,880 quarts; early cabbage, 4,800 barrels; early potatoes, 8,300 bushels; onions from sets: 3,300 bushels; late potatoes, 1,600 bushels; carrots, 9,200 bushels; sweet corn for market, 14,000 ears; white beans, 50 bushels; onions from seed, 4,750 bush-' els; ears of corn, 1,800bushels; brussels- snrouts, 400 bushels; Hungarian hay, three tons; celery, 8,000 roots; hubbard squash, 100 barrels; carrot seed, 25 pounds; onion seed, 100 pounds; onion sets, 10 bushels; cabbage plants to carry over tho winter, 250,000. The value of ^ h lon v ™ go ", nnuil l Product of the farm is */o,ooo, ana two steamboats are employed continually during tho season in carrying the produce to Now York and Boston markets, GALBRAITH has just received a fine line of Mons' Pants, all new patterns, see them. MEN'S fine cork-soled Shoes at P. S Stough's. SEE the latest novelties iu Dress Goods at Galbraith's. WHEN you come to the fair go and Bee Stough'fl "Stock Show." go IF you w«nt a trwk <?r traveling bag t Gbrh ' "