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tfWEK DES MQINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23, ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. CHICAGO, MIlWAtKEE A ST. PAUL. West-Pass.— feast- Pass.— No, t 6:02 a mNo. 2 10:184 a m No. 3 4:37pmNo.4 8:30p« Freight- Freight- No. 9 7:15 ft mNo. 8 ll:55pm No. 13 ll:45ft mNo. 14 2:30pm No. 5... 8:17 pin No. 10 12:15 am CHiCAOO A NORTHWESTERN. North— I South- Mixed 8:18a m Pass 2:37pm 'ass. 3:35pm|Mlxed 8:07pm Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 am: arrives at Des Moines at 8:15 pm. Lv. Des H.2:no am. Save the Dollars. This man is a true philanthropist, for the Almighty Dollar is all that makes life comfortable and pleasant. In buying your Clothing for the cold winter weather that will soon be here you should endeavor to make the dollars go as far as possible, for every dollar saved on purchases means an added comfort and luxury. You can save many dollars and secure all the comforts of home life by buying your Clothing and Gents' Furnishing Goods of Frank Bros. g@~ See their immense diV play of Fur Coats. SURE TO GO UP. Real estate in Northwestern Iowa is as sure to rise as the sparks are to fly upward. No gunpowder plot is necessary to demonstrate this, but if you will communicate with C. B. Matson, real estate broker, at Algona, Iowa, he will furnish convincing reasons for the faith that is in him, and give bottom prices on lands in this part of Iowa. over Chrischilles' store. Dealer )n all kinds of Furniture, Picture Frames Looking glasses,, chromos, and all kinds o ready-made coffins. Hearse for public use. Headquarters for the best SEWING MACHINES AND ORGANS. JOHN EDWARDS, Feed, and Sale Stable South of Tennant House, My rigs are all first class, and. I will do what i right to secure a share of the trade. I WANT YOUR, PATRONAGE and I will try to use you right. F, M, BRONSON, Watches and Jewelry CLOCKS, SLLVERWABE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods i bis line. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Uros.' store. THE CITY, Foss for clothing. Attend the theatre when in town. .1, C. Prank talks this week on saving lollars. "Golddust Prince" is here for the •ace Friday. Carter has a two and a half pound potato on exhibition. The Marshaltown Orchestra plays or a dance on Oct. 10. The biggest "stock show" of the fair s to be seen at Stough's. J. B. Jones sold 500 acres of land near jedyard one day last week. The county is promised a law suit over the breaking of the Prairie bridge. Read what Jas, Taylor says about omething better than a staving time. The old reliable firm of Chrischilles Herbst invite a visit during the fair. A fifteen-mile ride Sunday showed not a single corn field in danger from rost. There will be services at the Epifico- oal ehurch next Sunday, morning and svening. 'Instead of Senator Funk it is J. H. Funk who speaks at Whittemore this vening. Rev. Bowen was at Estherville last Sunday, and the Episcopal church had no services. Jas. Blunt of Fenton is going to Ruthven to taJce charge of an elevator for Bender Bros. The trouble over locating a depot at Sexton has been settled and the depot ill be put in. Squire Thompson married Sam Peterson of Plum Creek and Christina Beck yesterday. The freight trains on the Northwestern meet here at 10 o'clock. They carry passengers. The Dog Moines papers arrive in Al- jona at 8 o'clock in the morning. How s that for high? . The seven days of last week were the hottest ever recorded in Iowa at the same time of year. By the new trains THE UPPER DES MOINKS now reaches Lu Verne, Irvington, etc., Wednesday. Win. Pettibone is up from Fort Dodge with his horse and will drive tomorrow in the 2:40 race. Frank Nieoulin is interested in a patent fence-making machine, and will push it if it is a success. Algona is now 14 hours from Chicago. When the Northwestern does anything it bores with u big augur. The sale of the J. B. Jones short horn cattle takes place next week Friday, "lol. Scott auctioneering. The Harvest Home festival of the Baptist Sunday school has been postponed until Sunday, Oct. 4. Geo. E. Clarke has his horse Rheinhart in training for the novelty race, and says he is going to win. A new house is going up over west of town, and Mrs. John Henry is building near the Northwestern depot. E. J. Larson, living ten miles north- oast of Algona, fell through his barn floor last week, injuring his side. Powder is not as sure to go up as real estate in this county. C. B. Matson can sell cheap consider ing the prospects. The Fort Dodge conference voted on women delegates 67 for and 40 against. The women win up in northern Iowa. Jos. Thompson is grinding out some fine sweet cider again this year, anc will moisten the throats of the fair visitors. The Episcopal church has secured the gift of 180 Sunday school library books from the church in Jenkintown, Penn. Wm. Peck believes in Kossuth real estate. He bought Jas. Blunt's place and has now purchased another quartet near him. The Lu Verne racer beat the Liver more champion last week, and comes Friday to tackle Algona at the fail grounds. The Womens' Relief corps will serve meals at the fair ground tomorrow anc Friday, and all visitors can get a good dinner cheap. Hon. J. P. Dolliver speaks at the Wigwam Friday evening. The oppor tunity to hear our congressman wil' draw many to the fair. The Iowa farmer's alliance will hole a meeting next week Saturday, Oct. S at the court house at 2 o'clock. Wil N. Sargent will speak. The Humboldt Independent sayi Lawyer Ovarton . was attending cour last week. That shows what kind of scribe our friend Quarton is. We hope our readers will read the new time card of the Northwestern We would print it in red ink, if tha would add to its appearance. The democrats endorsed the farmers alliance candidate for senator at Em metsburg. His name is Painter, he resides in Dickinson county. Henry Durant says this weather wa beaten once in early years. He has i recorded in a book he has kept, that on Oct. 1, it was " too hot to hunt." A band of traveling Italians mad music on the street Saturday, and i. the evening played for a hurriedly got ten up but pleasant dancing party. A very fine improvement is bein t made these days on J. E, Blaekford' grounds. Some handsome terraces am new walks make his place very attract ive. Hebron has held its caucus, anc peaceful Hebron was embroiled in tur feulent contention. But the vote howed the Stephen's men in the lend, ,nd delegates were selected nceord- The phonograph to be exhibited at he fair has arrived and will be in work- ng order. It will be a great attraction many who have never heard one day. The republican county convention omes next week Friday, and all pre- iminary contests will be settled. As we have before remarked let tho best men win. F. S. Stough has had a lot of mile posts painted and is going to put them ip north, south, east, and west of town. Everyone can then tell how far he is rom Algona, A span of black moose will be oxhibit- d on the fair grounds in a side tout. Mils race is now almost extinct, and many will be interesteed in seeing two fine specimens. Our old presiding elder, Rev. Pratt, was elected at Fort Dodge as delegate o the general conference. But three nen go from this conference. Rev. Black is first alternate. T. M. Clarke, our Fenton citizen, amo in this morning to be ready for ho fair. He says lie don't like tho old Visconsin country. It don't look as it id when he was a boy. Mrs. Dr. Hudson's brother, Geo. W. lallock. is nominated by the third >arty prohibitionists for lieutenant governor of New York. Ho Is one of ho leading men of that party. Bro. Plntt was up yesterday and retorts a pleasant caucus there. The .elcgates are Wes. Hanna, Albert Bu',- erfield, J. C. Raymond, and S. E. !hambers. They are instructed lor Iheriff Stephens. Mrs. W. L. Wolfe goes on Wednes- ay next to Des Moinos to teach olocu- ion in Des Moines college, At tho equest of friends she will give a read- ng at the Baptist church on Tuesday evening, Sept. 29. Myron Schenck lost his first corn )lanting by cut worms, and drilled in a econd crop May 30. He has as fine a leld of good corn as one often sees. And still people talk about not raising iorn in this section. J. R. Laird says the Eldora county air can't be beat, and that there as lere the old family ticket hns been discarded. There as here everyone pays he/same as everyone else. That is Business and fair to all. Bert Edmonds is in a big bicycle race \i Des Moines, which began Monday. The run is two hours each night for six nights. Monday night Bert made over 12 miles in two hours and was over ihree miles ahead of the next man, *A little relief wns gained hist week rom the heat and dust by street sprinkling. A few enterprising peo- >le made a shake purse and had the vater let out, which judging from the smell was a good thing for the water. While up in Michigan last week Geo. . Clarke secured a piece of silver as it comes from the mines, and had it made nto a scarf pin. It is a handsome pin and as tasty as any jeweler could devise. le visited several mines while gone. The Paragon Theatre company played Stonday evening to a crowded house and will continue through tho week. They have a fine band and good all vround company. They have played at seven county fairs before coming here. Frank Jenkinson showed us some fine ion's egg gourds last week. They look .ike eggs and are used to fool the inno- :ent hen. We don't know whether the lens go out and make nests on them while they are growing on the vino or not. The Farmers' alliance convention to nominate a candidate for the legisla- ure comes at Britt tomorrow. It is un- jertain who they will nominate, but it is rumored that the democrats will endorse him, whoever he is and without i-eference to local option. Miss Myrtle Nieoulin graduates noxt Friday from the shorthand school she lias been attending at Mason City. She and one other girl have tho credit of attaining 125 words a minute in less time than ever before made in the school. She will return -to Algona. And now it is the fall of 1856 that is recalled by the early settler. While the winter of '57 surpassed anything since known, the fall of '50 was the most beautiful in the history of Iowa. Haymaking went into December, and frost did not appear till the new year. The state corn report is: "In the state at larger fully three-fourths of the corn is practically secure, and more than the usual proportion of the crop is being cut and shocked. About 25 per cent is yet more or less immature, and needs from one to two weeks to fully ripen." Our pastors returned from conference last eyening. Rev, Whitfield goes to Clear Lake, and Rev. Fhmnagan comet to Algona. He is a young man r-r.il very popular. Rev. A. W. Luce to Bancroft, Rev. Eighmy to LuVerno, Rev. McBride to Wesley, Rev. W. V. Thompson to Whittemore, and Rev. E. A. Powell to Burt. A fact that is bearing down on the most inveterate growler like a hundred tons weight is the universal prosperity which has attended northern Iowa foi the past dozen years. Other sections brag of this or that, but for all-arouni big yields every year, where do they beat the great water-shed section o! which Kossuth is the ceijter? Bishop Foss of the Des Moines conference and Chaplain McCabe breakfasted at the Rutherford house this morning. Chaplain McCabe says tha Rev. Marsh is in a good position and is doing well, and will pay every cent o his financial obligations. He has oui old pastor under his charge in Chicago at work on his mission paper. The card of A. C. Scott this week calls the attention of our democratic readers to the fact that he is in the field for sheriff. Mr. Scott is wel known as a shrewd and active man, anc while our advice will not probably go far with the democratic gathering, stll we suggest that they can go farther and fare worse than by nominating Mr Scott. The "bloody Fourth" held Its caucu Monday evening at the sheriff's office and enlisted the active participation o 70 voters. This remarkable attendance and the close rooms probably inducec the exhibition of warmpth manifested but peace reigned after tho count o noses was made and it was found tha the Stephens' men numbered 88 nnd the anti's 82. Mr. Stephens was allowed to select the delegates, Gw. Call, | John Hohn, Frank Nieoulin, and J. B. Jones. At the school district meetings in Prairie and LuVerne the people will ask to have their territory down In the Corwith independent district set off again. This is a new move dictated by Mr. Clarke in tho case now ponding In the supreme court. Tf the Corwith district refuses,'an appeal will be taken, and so the question will bo raised in a new way. While standing at tho foot of his stairs Thursday noon B. F. Reed had a sudden fainting spell and fell into the arms of tho bystanders ho wns talking with. He was taken into Galbralth's store and revived, but is still suffering from the shock. Since having tho grip he has been suffering from nervous troubles, and fears that his heart may be affected. A happy marriage was celebrated Thursday at Mr. Wilbur's homo, his daughter, Carrie, and Bert. C. Lewis joining for life. Mr. Lewis Is son of C. E. Lewis of Irvington and a young man of excellent prospects, who now wins an attractive bride. The happy couple will make their homo at tho Wilbur farm which Mr. Lewis will have charge of next year. Algona was visited last week by E. Trott of Now York, who is bringing homeless children to tho west. Ho will be in Algona in about six weeks with a, doy.on or "more bo.ys and girls from six years up. While hero ho secured an local committee Jas. Taylor, D. D. Townsend, and .1. C. Blaekford to receive requests for children and to assist in distributing them. Full notice will be published of thotimeoftholrariival. Last week wo neglected to acknowledge a pleasant visit from 13. P. Blrch- er's little daughter, whose memory is a. marvel. She is but three years old and recited accurately two chapters from the bible, spelled many long and difficult words and finished with a campaign Bong for "Wheeler and Van Houton." She remembers everything with ease and is able to respond Instantly to questions about anything she knows about, and is a remarkably precocious child. A steam thresher belonging to Im- morfall and Jo. Studor broke through the bridge on Prairie crook near Studer's yesterday, and now lies embedded in tho bountiful bottom of that placid stream. Both men wore on It and injured in the fall, but wore able to bo In town. The engine is probably seriously damaged. It seems that they wore afraid to go over with tho tender and hat] uncoupled it, or it would have fall(in in on thorn and killed all who wore n the engine. Our old pastor, Rev. Marsh, had his ase up again at the Fort Dodgo confer- nce hist week. Tho telegraph report vns: A long discussion was had on ho case of S. P. Marsh, suspended by he last conference for carolews financial nanagement. The case was finally rb- errcd to u committee of ]3 for trial JIB allows: Robt. Glass, Wm. Whitiield, M. Glasgow, W. A. Richards, J. W. Lothian, C. B. Winter, T. E. Carter, V. F. Glonnon, F. E. Day, H. H. Hast- ngs, W. J. Johnson, O. S. Bryon, W. VI. Edgar. Rovs. Liscomb and Fifer vere appointed to represent the church. A very peculiar freak of nature exists n Ambrose A. Call's pasture, in two Siamese twin maple trees. A branch rom one has at some time become edged against th'o other and grown in- o it until now it belongs to both trees, in& only a close inspection will show vhich tree originally gave it birth. The trees are large and the connecting imb is about 10 feet above the ground, Mr. Call says he has seen an account of vnother such freak, but that it is not so leouliar as this one. Probably another as marked case does not exist, and curiosity seekers will be repaid by visiting ihese trees. Col. Sessions has had glory enough out of the state fair, and there is no •eason why a true story should not bo jivon away. While wandering about ;he grounds he regaled himself with a tune in one of the phonographs. It was a band piece and was progressing fine- y when a darkey yelled out to "look out dar." Our director dropped the /ubes and looked all around for the danger, and then for the darkey. There seemed to be neither, and when it dawned on his mind that the darkey's voice was part of the phonograph tune, lie looked around to see who was neai by and then quietly wont on to collecting rents. A new barn is going- up on J. II. Grover's farm in Portland. Mi 1 . Gro- vor now has 800 acres in one body and none to spare. He came to the county with no intention of stopping, to visil H, Y. Smith, and liked the country well enough to locate. Ho has accumulated a fine property by hard work and now enjoys his big stock operations. Ho was a pleasant caller last week, anc talking about Kossuth said it is tho poor man's placo. He has visited Wis consin, and Ohio, and Illinois nearly every year since he came here, anc each year he finds that for some reason we are doing better here than in the old states. Walter Howe Jones, a pianist jus returned from a long period of study ii Germany, where he was the pupil o Deppe and Mme. Carrono, is visiting with friends in Eaglo Grovo and hai consented to give a piano recital then Wednesday evening of next week, Sept 30, in tho opera house. Ho will fur nish an entertainment of high-grad< excellence, such as is seldom to be on joyed in this section of the state, Mu sic lovers, amateurs, aud professional will derive pleasure and inspiration from his interpretations, and reall; cannot afford to miss the opportunity The new trains on tho Northwestern make it very possible to be present on the occasion. The card of B, F. Reed this week an nounces definitely that he has decidei to accept a nomination for county sup erintondent If tendered him by the con vention. His success in that position before is km>wn to the county and wat rants his friends in strongly urginj him. The records showed that durini his term hisinstitutes were attended b, more teachers in proportion to th population and also to the number o teachers than in any county in the state He succeeded in arousing general en thusiasm among the teachers, and di , good work for the schools, and his nom lnation should it he made would uu doubtedly please ft large proportion the school patrons. VE TAKE IT BACK NOW, 'hut Is, If Wo Have Said Any Unpleasant Things About the Northwestern's Management. ""he Nfrw Passenger Trains Began Getting in their Good Work Monday— A Splendid Service. If TUB UPPER DBS MOINKS hns over aid anything reflecting on the enter- riso, business capacity, or jicnornl lerits of the North western rond it prom- ts now to tako it back as long us tho resent fndtitics for lightning travel ontlniie. From Agent Vesper through wlgo Cook and Mr. TJoynton up to Inrvln Hnghltt and tho Vnndorbilts, iio Northwestern oflicials arc gontlo- len. If Uiero haa ever boon an itimation that there is an " old grun- y" somewhere iu tho uiacbino it was nfoumlcil niid malicious. The 1 North- 'ostern is nil right, and if wo don't got i 11 column tills week wo will miilce up ist space hereafter. The new trains begun Monday, and 'oin a time table sent, up by our old WAITING I'OH THIS FAMT T1UIN. riend at Kuglo Grovo, K 11. Lyons, wo ;ivo an account of what can now bo one in tho way of swift travel. Going o Chicago tho accommodation train eavon Algona at 0:07 j>. m., connects at 3aglo Grovo at 8:20 p. in, with tho Da- iota express and arrives in Chicago at :15 next morning. The traveler takes upper at hoino, tho sleeper at Knplo jrovo, and breakfast in Chicago. I'Yom Jhicago wont tho Dakota expression vets Jhicugo at 0 p. in., arrives at Eagle at 6:50 next morning, oonnootn vith the accommodation north, arriv- ng at Algona at 8:18. If the traveller esiros to take tho full passenger out of Algona ho goos south at 2:»7 p. m., ar- ivos at Eagle Grovo at !!:f>0, connects yith Chicago express and arrives at "Jhicago at 7 in tho morning'. Tho ro- urn train loaves Chicago at 10:40 p. m., irrivcB at Eaglo Grovo at 1 M5 noxt day, ind aivivos at Algona at :i:84 p. in. by ho passenger train. In going to DOB Moines tho traveller loaves Algona ,t (!:07 p. m. and arrives at Dew Moinos it 11:60 p. m., or leaves Algona at 2:87 ). m., and arrives at Dos Moinos at 8:16 >. m. Going north ho leaves Dos Ytoines at 2:80 a. m. or 0:80 a. m. and u-rivcB at Algona at 8:18 a. in. or 8:iM ). in. In going to Minneapolis tho traveller oaves Algona at 8:18 a. m. and 3:84 p. m. and connects at Elmoro with tho mssongor in tho forenoon, and with tho iccommodation train in the evening or tho north. The two trains which have boon run is accommodation trains arc now pas- Walker, A. H. Nil f us, "Wm. McDormott, ,T. B. Mousel, .T. A. Winkol, Wm. Klien, C. L. Lund, J. .T. Wilson, Thos. Henderson. .1. P. Nieoulin. The senatorial convention was held yesterday at Emmetsburg. Tho representative convention comes next Tuesday at Algona. POLITICAL POINTERS. The t*uVcrnc XPIVS (lives Joseph a Send OfT-Tlio Hrltt Tribune Offers Question* to The O'ourloK Ln Verne News: The Algona Republican soeins to think that its contemporaries, of like political faith, are not "sharp enough" to divine tho crafty motives of Tho Courier in currying on a discussion relating to our legislative candidate, r.nd says that such discussion can redound only to tho disadvantage of Mr. Smith. This may bo all right according to the befogged mental vision of Tho Hoptiblican, but wo poor dullards down this way think that a candidate who could not stand discussion would be a rather poor stick to tie to, and so are perfectly willing for tho good work to go on. Wo have a candidate of whom we are proud, and as for Tho Courier, it. hns said some very good tilings about Mr. Smith — more by far than The Republican has ever said of him since his nomination. A few more such idiotic breaks as The Republican made hist week would, tut a general thing, do more harm than any comment made by tin opposition papercouhl possibly do, oven if persisted in from now until November. However, It is was undoubtedly a red letter day for Kbssuth republicanism when .Joseph was lifted from tho pit, so let us bo thankful for Joseph, for wo do not believe that his like can bo found, nay, not In all Israel. Let us hone that ho will saeralleo his mantle and got out of the house of Potiplmr with his virtue. unscathed and his "innards 5 ' intact. Britt Tribune: The Algona Courier hits boon propounding a democratic catechism to Hon. J. G. Smith lately. There are several quowlions Mr, Smith should bo required to answer at once It ho is to get our votoa. Mr. Smith please rise. Now thonl First. Who killed Cock Robin? Second. Whore was MOSCB when tho light wontouty Third. Whore is TimeottV Fourth. What was it that Thaddens of War saw? Who did William Tell? And what was it that Timothy seed? Sixth. Who was Cain 'a wife? And how do you know? Seventh. In case of a tie vote oi> joint bullot would tho democrats steal acorns from a blind BOW? If not who says so? Kighth. When it is cock crow at UullhiB Bay, and suckers are running at Oshkosh, what timo will tho cows come in at Okobogoo? These questions should bo answered at once so that tho democratic- portion of tho Farmers' alliance will bo able to vote intelligently. Missus MATSON & McCALti have just returned from Chicago with a full and complete lino of the latest things in Millinery goods. Come in and look them over. BUY your heavy harness, halters, etc., of Slough. O P. K. Dedrick hay press for sale. M. M. Cady. 2(it2 ONE OI' TUB I'KATUIIBH. " l.AHT (,'AI,7, DINNKU IN Till! l)|JJ1NO CA.1!." KOJi senger trains. Tho two trains connecting with tho fast train at Eagle Grovo are accommodations, so that on this line wo now have four trains a day furnishing first-class traveling facilities south and east, and good connections north.. This radical change IB part of a policy which means tho development of a groat passenger route through the northwest. Tho new express train through Eagle Grove goes west to Alton, connecting closely with Sioux City, and then runs north to OakeB in North Dakota, making a short cut to Chicago from the Northern Pacific lino. This will make the Northwestern a great thoroughfare, tind the competition will compel bettor facilities on all linos in this section to Chicago. Tho Northwestern may be a little slow in getting there, but when it moves it gets there with both feet. have just in some new patterns in all-wool Carpets and a fine lot of Smyrna rugs. Geo. L. G'albraith&Co. LADIES' fine shoes cheaper than ever at Stough's, Democratic At the county convention, Thursday, the following were chosen to the senatorial convention: J. J. Wilson, J. W. Sullivan, J. E. McEnroe, J. C. Frank, Jas. Taylor, J. W. Hinehon, Ph. Dorweiler, A. J. Jones, F. Pompe, C. Byson, L. Witb.am, S. Reed, J. A. Kennedy, C. L. Lund. Ed. Kunvs, H. A. Lil- librldge. As delegates to the representative convention the committee reported the following: J. H. Covil, Ph. Dorweiler, J. B. Stewart. P. J. Marty, Nathan Studer, W. P. GMdings, P. J. PEBSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mrs. L. C. Smith is visiting friends in Duluth. B, A. Myers dropped in on his Algona friends again last week. Henry Durant spent two days in Oko- bojl iiishing last week, and had Hue sport. Mi«H Lou Nieoulin is over from Mason City this week to visit and attend tho fair. Mrs. Dr. Shore returns to her Des Mollies homo today after a visit of several weeks, It, M. Richmond, Bancroft's busy banker, was down yesterday attending to business. Jas. Taylor, J. C. Frank, J. W. Sullivan and others wont to tho democratic senatorial convention yesterday. J. II. Blossom was over yesterday, and will come back Friday to see "Col. Loo" win tho race, that IB try to win it. Mrs. Jos. Thompson and Mrs. W. F. Hofius are in Missouri visiting Mr, Thompson's mother, now 00 years of ago. : ' A. D. Clarke spent several days last week in western counties, settling mat- tors connected with the Judge Love estate. Mrs. A. J. Robison'H sister, MLsa Hunt, visited Miss Lottie- Dingloy last week, and Sundiiy a party of youujsr , friends drove over to Britt, taking her homo and returning in the evening, Mr. and Mrs. A. I 1 . Kingsbury drovo up in a carriage last week from Indianola to visit Frank E. Smith and sisters, returning yesterday. Mr. Kingsbury says ho passed through a beautiful country, with evidences of prosperity everywhere. Gardner Cowles attended the moot' ing of tho lay delegates at the Methodist conference at Fort Dodge last week, returning Saturday. Ho was on the, committee to report as to tho advisability of adopting tho Sioux City college, and drafted the resolutions adopted by tho lay delegates, which were in effect against adopting any college. C. C. Carpenter and Eugene Secor were elected to the general conference as lay delegates. This was the place H. S. Vaughn had two years ago. DON'T forget to go in and see the latest things in Fancy Feathers, Ribbons, Velvets, and Trimmed Hats at Matson & McCalPs. Look out for- their display of fancy goods at the fair, Thursday and Friday. DON'T forgot to see the "Stock Show" at Stough's. •K to rent; 7 rooms, pantry aud, cellar, Inquire of E. H. Clarke. D. A. HAQQAKD will sell a choice lot of school seats on Saturday, Sept. 26, on the street in Algona.— 24t3 BUILD up your herd, 'from the Prairie Lawn stock, which will be sold at auction, Friday, Oct. 2.

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