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^ ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1891. VOL. XXVI--NO. 35. Great Clothing Sale! Of CLOTHING- that MUST BE SOLD AT ONOE. A Men's Suits, Boys' Suits, Children's Suits, Men's Overcoats, Boys' Overcoats, Children's Overcoats, Odd Pants, Fur Coats. il i M \ j\ •' We will match any closing-out sale or any other prices in the northwest All we ask is for you to call in and see our goods and get our prices. Yours truly, UNO. GOEDERS JR. .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 elsewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. Come and see us before placing your order. It will be to your advantage. . xc. &. soasr. F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop. Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, Clotliss etc. Am also prepared to put In furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe fitting; AND IRON AND TIN ROOFING. Prompt attention will be given to all work in my line. Shop south of court house. 3T. X,. JOHN EDWARDS, Feed, and Sale Stable, South of Tennant House, My rigs are all first class, and I will do what is right to secure a share of the trade. I WANT YOUR PATRONAGE, and I will try to use you right. ^ H. A. SESSIONS, DEALER IN Granite or Marble, ALGONA, - - IOWA, Satisfaction guaranteed in all cases. DE, L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med- cines, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Soolcs an-d. Sta.tion.ery. o. i* LT DEALER IN REAL ESTATE, Lands bought and sold on commission. Particular attention given to care and sale of real estate in Kossuth and adjoining counties. Agt. for German Ins. Co., Preeport, 111. Passage tickets to old countries at lowest rates. TV/TONEY TO LOAN— -"•*• ON RAILROAD LANDS. Persons wanting to borrow money on rail road lands will do well to call at the Kossuth County Bank and bring their contracts. TT»OR $25 YOU CAN BUY •*• A Sewing Machine that retails for $45. Get full information at the U. p. M. office. It is Nothing New For the Grange Store to offer you the best value for the least money, but this season they are making exceptionally low prices on Mens,' Women's and Children's Underwear and Hosiery, which you will appreciate if you care to investigate. Better Wool Hose for 25c than you have bought for that money in the last twenty-five years. The Grange Store. Keep Warm. Buy your Arctics, Felt Boots, German Socks, Wool Slipper Soles, Lined Shoes, Mittens, Robes, Blankets, of F. S. STOUGH and Keep Warm' CO Undertaking and embalming will always receive careful and personal attention. Prices are reasonable. M. z. UBOVE. JOHN GROVE. Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. Wast of Thorlngtou House. JJ..S5. GROVE, Manager. BANKING INSTITUTIONS, —•"'^••W'^^XX^-N*-*^•^—"N^X^-4 - ^«n - *^*'^w—fcX^*"*.*"' Kossuth County Bank, , XO-W.A.. CAPITAL $50,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign nnd domestic exchange bought, nnd sold. Collections made promptly, nnd n geuernl banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from tho old countries sold at lowest, rates. WM. H. INUIIAM President J. K. .IONKS .Vice President LKW1S 11. SMITH CnMiler Directors—Wm. H. Inghnm, John O. Smith, J. H. Jones, T. Chrlschllles, Lewis 11. Smith, J. W. Wndgworth, Unmet Dcvlne. First National Bank CAPITAL *r.o,ooo Special attention given In collections. AMItUOSK A. CAUi President D. II. 1IUTC1UNS Vice I'rrNlileiit J. 0. lUjACKFOUI) CiiHliler Directors—Amoroso A. Cull. D. H. Hntchlns, J. C. Hlackford, Philip Uonvcllor, Win. K. Furguson, A. D. Clnrko, 0. II. Hutching. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parlies furnishing llrst-elass security. A. D. CIiAKKK, President. 0. C. CIIUIHI, Vice President. CHAS. C. St. (HjAllt, Cnslilcr. Algona State Bank. CAPITAL $50,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special ittoutlon Klvcn to collections. Exchange bought ana sola on nil points In ;hls country and Kuropo, and a general bank- lug business transacted. Diroctors-A. D. Clarke, C. C. Chubb, Myron Soheuok, Geo. L. Galbralth, Thou. F. Cooko, W. C. Tyrrell, Chas. C. St. Glair. Is now settled In Its newly-arranged building n the Richmond block, where we are prepared o treat you In tho best of utylo. Deposits received, inonoy loaned, foreign ind domestic exchanges bought and sold, col- ectlonw made promptly, and a general bank- iig business transacted. 1'awsago tickets to or rom the old countries sold at lowest rates. Correspondents and References: Metropoll .an National Dank, Chicago, 111.; Citizens' Nn- ionnl Bank, Des Koines, In.; St. Paul Nation- U Bank, bt. Paul, Minn.; Farmers' National lank, Hudson, N. Y.; Richard RosHman, Claverack, Now York. R. M. RICHMOND, President, A. B. RICHMOND, Cashier. Also In this building will bo found tho PIONEER LAND, LOAN AND INSURANCE AGENCY OF BANCROFT. [Established 1881.] A large list of wild lauds for sale. Improved arms and village property for sale or rent. 1 arm loans on longest time and at lowest rate f Interest, Insurance written In six different ompanles. Call on or address us. R. M. RICHMOND & CO. State Bank of Bancroft .UTIIOHIZED CAPITAL ............ $100,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Transacts a general banking business. Mony loaned, foreign and domestic exchange ought and sold, collections a specialty. Reiil stale loans procured and Insurance furnished. Jotes purchased. Large list of wild lauds and inprovod farms for sale and rent. S. T. JIESERVEY .................... PrcHl.lent 1. N. BBUEIl .................. vice President CHAS. «. HOREHOirSE ............... Cashier Dlrectors-G. 8 . Rlugland, S. T. Meservoy, R. N. Uruer, J. U, Johnson, C. Korslund. AN ATTRACTIVE LINE of Millinery, in the latest and •nost approved fashions, may be bund at Matson & McCall's, We lave an infinite variety of styles, at the lowest possible prices. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK. Independence not only holds her own in horse interests, but is enticing' within her borders some of the best known horsemen. Chns. Tompson, for the past two years driver for the Stouts, of Dubiique, removes this week to Indo pendenco to conduct a public training stable. Mr, Tompson, it will be remembered, dereloped and drove the chninplon Manager to his two-yenr-old record of 2:1(H T und his three-year-old record of 2:1 H. This your he hns put 22 horses in the 2:!10 list und last season ho managed tho sensational Kcno K. li\ his brilliant campaign sen-son. Mr. Tompson is well known east and west as an export reinsnmn. Following are the officers of tho slate dairy association for next your: O. T. Denlson, president; P. G. Henderson, vice president; C. E. Vablstron, seoro- Uiry; S. M. Sibly, treasurer, The next mooting will bo hold at tho agricultural college, Ames. ^^^^^ Mrs. Russell Harrison, daughter-in- law of President Harrison, is a guest of Mrs. I. C. Bowman at Mt Pleasant. Mrs. Harrison Is n daughter of ox-Gov. tVlvin Saunders, an old time resident of tho city. Sho Is a cousin of Mrs. Bowman's. It is said that ex-Sonator G. L. Johnson of Jackson county, Iowa, will bo a candidate for sorgoant-at-arms of the national house of ropivsontativos, to succeed A. .1. Holmes of Boone. F, M. BRONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOOKH, SI L VF. R V ARE, Sllver-plntod ware, and nil iclii'U of mmO» In I ma line. Iteniilrluir nrowjitly done. I At Prank llro*.' ntori?. ' By net of Sop. 20, 1800, permission was granted to change tho devices on silver coins ovory 25 yours. A now sorleH will bo Issued Jnii. ], and the quarter and hulf dollar will ho very different from those now used. Miss Liberty will be represented in u largo head some lilco tho dollar, while tho design for tho eagle Is thus described in tho act of 1782, when tho design was first used: "Ancaglo displayed with opon wings, charged on the breast a shield argent, six pallets gules, a chief azure, holding in tho doxtor claw an olivo branch, representing peace, and in tho sinister claw a sheaf of thirteen arrows, representing war. In its beak tho oaglo holds a scroll containing tho motto 'E Pluribus Unum,' onslgnod above and about tho head with thirteen stars environed by clouds." Tho programme for tho two woolcs to bo given by tho Independence Driving Park association next year is complete, and shows twelve stakes ul $10,000 ouch, and about 20 classes with $l,fj()0 purses. Fifty thousand dollars will bo reserved for special events, tho total pursos being $175,000. Tho entrance for the yearling stake is placed at one- half per cent of tho stakes; two-yoar-old, one per cent; three-year-old, two per cent; four-year-old, throe per cent. A decided innovation in class races places all entrances at throe per cent, tho lowest amount ever admitted by any association. The moot will bo hold tho last week of August and tho flrst week of September next. Dairy Commissioner Tuppor is at Dos Moines superintending tho issuance of tho annual dairy report. Tho commissioner says it will bo tho fullest and most complete report of tho kind over gotten out in this state, especially so upon the statistical matter. Tho twentieth annual mooting of tho Iowa Woman's Suffrage association will bo hold in Amos on the iirdand 4th of December 1891. Tho Sac Sun thinks that owners of steam threshing outfits should bo required to talco out licenses and give bonds for tho damage done to culverts, and bridges broken by their machines. Tho streams of Iowa, says tho Montezuma Republican, have boon thoroughly searched this season for pearls. Those precious stones exist in tho hard substance of some of the ordinary clams or "muscles." Hundreds of them are opened before any precious stones are found, Tho value of these range from $25 to $100, or oven above that amount. One man found about $1,000 worth along North Skunk this summer. A follow must understand the business in order to be able to locate tho pearl. The American Preserving company of Davenport sent to Portland, Ore., last week, & decorated train of 25 cars of glucose syrups. It ran us a special via the Rook Island and Union Pacific roacls and is the largest single consignment of such goods ever sent out by any factory. _ The bar and county officers at Vln- ton gave Judge Kinne a handsome silver tea set last Thursday on the occasion of his final term on the district bench. _ Iowa's corn crop for 1891, which is reported by the national department of ngrlcuUuro .->t ttttl ,548.000 bushels, at 25 $82,887,000, or one-third more than tho entire gold nnd silver coinage of tho United States during tho past flscnl year, nnd yet Iowa has not as yet reached one third of her possibilities in corn production. _ A number of threshing outfits have boon shipped from Iowa to tho Dakota wheat fields. Tho roada carried thorn pur Is worth an aggre- All tho Ft. Dodgo clergymen have joined a ministerial club for general discussion. _ Bob. iMcBrldo, editor of tho Mitchell, South Dakota Mail, and well known In Iowa, was horsewhipped a week ago by Hon. John 1). Lawlor, president of tho First National bunk of Mitchell, and ox-stato treasurer. They are brother- In-laws. MoBrldo sonic time ago married Mrs. Doumnnn of 1'rairio du Ohii'ii, who is worth two million dollars, and who secured a divorce from lilm on tho grounds of Infidelity. Ho charged that Lawlor prevented a reconciliation between them in order that ho might manage her estate, and also that Lawlor used to be one of tho boys in Chicago, when his father, tho lato Oon. lohn Lawler of Prutrle du Chlon, .bought he was attending college. Ono of tho election bets at Cudnr [Tails was between B. M. Cobb, a former Plymouth county boy, and another state normal student. Mr. Cobb being i republican had to wheel tho othor student from the city to tho normal school in a wheel burrow. Several of tho republicans ran on In advance anil placed 2x4 scantlings In tho road to in- suro tho OUHO of tho rider. Tho Sioux City unlvornlty Gilchrist is connected with hits boon making some changes In financial imui- agoment with a view to completing its buildings. _ Palo Alto has boaten Allerton's stallion (record at Stooton, Cul., and holds the world's time at 2:8J. Tho bocond annual convention of tho Iowa State Kpworth league closed its session in Waterloo last week. Tho attendance of dole jutes nnd visitors was largo, nearly every one of tho 507 chap- tors in the slate being represented. In tho afternoon tho following officers wore elected for tho ensuing your: President, Rev. F. H. S:indorson, Em- motsburg; vice-presidents, Miss Mary L. Newman, Dos Molnes; Rev. C. R.- Norton, Modiapolis; Wm. Tackaberry, Sioux City, Rev. W. S. Lewis, Epworth; secretary, H. G, Everett, Des Molnea;. treasurer, F. J. Norton, West Union. Invitations wore extended for tho next annual session from Grinnoll, Dubuquo, Burlington and Oskaloosn. Grinnoll was chosen. Tho Dos Moinos News says nn important suit has boon brought in the United States supremo court by agreement of Gov. Boies of Iowa and Gov. Fifor of Illinois. Tho suit is entitled "the State of Iowa vs. tho State of Illinois" and its object is to ascertain that proper jurisdiction over u strip of territory up and down tho Mississippi river between tho two HtatoH. This suit is brought up by tho state of Iowa in tho form of a petition setting up tho facts that there is a conflict of jurisdiction between tho state of Illinois and tho state of Iowa over suid strip of territory, the state of Iowa claiming that the boundary lino of said state is in tho middle of tho Mississippi river irrespective of its channel, while tho state of Illinois claims jurisdiction to tho middle of tho navigable channel, making a difference of 712 foot at a point on tho Mississippi river whore tho Keokuk and Hamilton Bridge company crosses tho river. The suit grow out of a longstanding legal war between Hancock county and tho Keokuk and Hamilton Bridge company in regard to tho payment of taxes. Tho bridge company not only claims that it is unjustly assessed, but that it is compelled to pay taxes to . Hancock county, 111,,- on 712 foot of property located in Iowa, The state university foot-ball team go to Omaha to play tho Nebraska team tomorrow. Reports from sugar beet crops are coming in, and the result shows that Iowa can raise beats at an enormous profit. Ono farmer in Hardin county reports 90 tons per acre; per cent, sugar, 11; yield of sugar, 7,751 pounds per acre. In Polk county, yield per acre, 45 tons; per cent, of sugar, 11.75. Simi> lar reports come from all sections where trial has been made. The banner given at the world's meeting of the W. C. T. U. at Boston to the banner state of the National Juvenile association went to Iowa. Ottumwa will have a mile track, IF you want the best Baling Press in the world, write the Collins Plow Co., Quincy, 111., for prices and catalogue, A PURE sugar syrup only 30 cents % gallon at W. F. Carter's.