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ESTABLISHED 1866. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1891. VOL. XXVI--NO, 39. Monday Evening, Jan. 4,1892, vening Normal Schoo ft OZKEEN". ft Beginning, and Advanced German, Book-keeping, Penmanship and Type-writing. Classes meet three evenings .a week, in the W. C. T. U. Reading Room. Tuition: Per Single Study, $5.00 Two Studies, 8.00 Parties wishing to take work in any of the studies named will meet at the Reading Room Monday evening, Jan. 4, at 8 o'clock. THE BALL is rolling, and we are selling boots, shoes, arctics, robes, blankets, mittens, and everything in our line cheaper than ever before. Everybody is WELCOME to call and look over our goods, whether the want to buy or not. If you need anything we have the assortment to pick from. GOME in and we will prove what we say. i ,' -H 1 1 ) ' n • V 1 ' 1 1 / I I I I F. S. STOUGH. Holiday Goods «y ft ft Grange Store, Be Careful what You Say, and how you say it, but you never need be careful when buying groceries at Langdon & Hudson's—you are sure to get the best in any event. Just now they are show- incr a beautiful line of JLamps and Glassware, None finer in all the land. It will do your eyes good to look at them, whether you buy or not.. Come in. LANGDON & HUDSON, «. z. oaovE. JOHN GKOVE. Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. J of Thorlngtou House. H. Z. GROVE, Manager. PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ^Nrf«*^^*^W»^rf'Srf^\*^S.^^.^^XX.X-N^^^'^^^ - ^^^»^-*^^^'^^-> w ^XXS_^X.X^ GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Over Kossuth County bank, Algoua, Iowa. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Over Kossuth Co. bank. DANSON BROS., ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Prank Bros. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrischllles 1 store. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door east of Cordlngley. Kesldence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Special attention to city practice. MORSE & PRIDE, PHYSICIANS AND' SURQEONS. Office east of Rutherford house, Algona, Iowa. G, T. WEST, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURQEON. Next door to J. G. Smith's store, Algoua, la. J. E. HILL, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Wesley, Iowa. Day and night calls attended to with promtuess. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Consultation in English and German. Office aud residence over H. Goetach's store, Whittemore, Iowa. DR. GEO. J. HOLTFOERSTER, PHYSICIAN AND SURQEON. West Bend, Iowa. Special attention to diseases of the skin. Fits, epilepsy, etc., cured. 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. J. K. FTT.iTi cJc SO±T. F, L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop, Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, , »tc. Am also prepared to put in furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe fitting; AND IRON AUD TIN ROOFING, Prompt attention will be given to all work In my line. Sbop south of court house. " BANKING INSTITUTIONS. •*~*^+^**J~*^*^*J^*^^^^*^*t-\S**s^t^^~*s*^***f+^*i^-**i*^r*^~**r Kossuth County Bank XO-W.A.. CAPITAL.; ............................. $50,00 Incorporated under general laws of lowu. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign an domestic exchange bought and sold. Colle tious made -promptly, arid a general bankln business transacted. Passage tickets to o from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. 11. IN(il(AM ................... 1'rcsltlci! J. H. JONKS .................... Vice Prrslilon M5WIS II. SMITH ...................... Cashlo Directors—Win. H. tncham. John G. Rmltl J. U. Jones, T. Chrlschlllus. Lewis 11. Smith, J W. Wadsworth, linruct Devlno. First National Bank . IO-W.A.. CAPITAL «50,OIH Special attention given to collections. AMUUOSK A. CAMj Preside!! T). H. UUTCHINS Vice PiWHldeii J. C. HLACKFOH1) Cnshlo Directors—Ambrose A. Call. D. H. Hutchlns J. C. Blackford, Philip Uorwoller, Win. K. Fm guson, A. D. Clarke, C. D. Hutchlns. Money always on hand to loan nt reasonabli rates to parties furnishing first-chum security A. D. ChAKKK, President. C. C. ClIUllH, Vice Pi-esldcnt. C11AS. C. St. CL,AIU, Cashier Algona State Bank. CAPITAL 850,000 Money to loan at reasonable rates. Special attention given to collections. Exchange bought und Hold on all points In ;hls country and Europe, and a general bank- ng business transacted. Dlrectors-A. D. Clarke. C. C. Chubb, Myron icheuck, Geo. L. Galbratth, Thou. 1'. Cooke, W. C. Tyrrell, Chas. C. St. Clalr. s now settled In Its newly-arranged building n the Richmond block, where we are prepared o treat you lu the best of stylo. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold, col- ectlons made promptly, and a general bank- ng business transacted. Passage tickets to or rom the old countries sold at lowest rates. Correspondents and References: Motropo'l- an National Bank, Chicago, 111.; Citizens'Na- lonal Bank, Dos Molnes, la.; St. Paul Nat'on- il Bank, St. Paul, Minn.; Farmers' National Bank, Hudson, N. Y.; Richard Rossraan, Clav- rack, New York. R. M. RICHMOND, Prosldent. A. B. RICHMOND, Cashier. Also In this building will bo found the PIONEER LAND, LOAN AND INSURANCE AGENCY OF BANCROFT. [Established 1881.] A large list of wild lands for sale. Improved arms and village property for sale or rout. n arm loans on longest time and at lowest rate f Interest. Insurance written In six different oinpanles. Call on or address Us. B. M. RICHMOND & CO. State Bank of Bancroft JJTHOIUZEI) 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. Real state loans procured aud Insurance furnished. Notes purchased. Largo list of wild lands and mproved farms for sale and rent. . T. MESEUVEY President 1. N. BltUER Vice President HAS. B. HOREHOUSE Cashier Dlrectors-G. S. Bingland, S. T. Moservey, 1. N. Bruor, J. U. Johnson, 0. Korslund. A. Good Cigar Is what you cau always find at the New Cigar Store on State street, (old postofllco building). I handle tho celebrated Fltzsim- mons goods, made at Mason City, and there are none better made. Try the White Ribbon. Smokers say it Is very nice. Also handle tobaccos, pipes, and all kinds of smokers' goods. GUST. A. HANSON. H. A. SESSIONS, DEALER IN 1 Granite or Marble, ALGONA, - - IOWA. Satisfaction guaranteed in all cases. DE. L. A. SHEETS, Drugs and Medicines. 'ull assortment always on hand of drugs, mod- duet!, aud pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. azxd. Stationary. EGAL BLANKS— M Buy them at the Upper Des Molnes office nd get the most approved forms. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK. Hon. J. P. Dolltvor Is elected to represent IOWH in the Araorioun Shipping nnd Industrial leiiguo. J. S. Clurkson is vioo president. Senator Allison gets his old pliice, ehuirmiin of the committee on appropriations. This is one of two or three places in the aenulu. A meeting of the supremo court was hold at Dos Molnos last week to allow Judge Beck "to close up his work on the bench. The Capital says of the mooting: " It is only important and notable from the fact that with its close Judge Joseph M. Beck will rotiro to private life, after a most honorable Borvico of SJ4 consecutive years—a longer period than any other man has ever occupied that most responsible and laborious position in our state; in fact, three- fourths of the lifetime of a generation. By the usual rotation in service ho has presided over the court four times as chief justice. This is a record of useful and of which any proud." honorable service man might well fee Hurry C. Wallace of Croston, eon Editor Wallace of tho Homestead, ) boon invited to dollvor a course of von .eeturos on agricultural questions a 1 Purdue University at Lafayette, Ind. During tho year ending in Juno last 178 persons wore killed and 774 Injured on tho roads in Iowa. Of tho killed 82 woro employes, and live passengers ind 01 other persons. Of tho injured )01 woro employes, 80 passengers, and 02 others. _______ Iowa stands fifth in railway mileage, surpassing Now York, Massachusetts ind Ohio. Tho railway commission slates that 'atos of 1891, although they tniido u imterial reduction In tho published arlfT, have operated to increase both lie tonnage and revenues of tho Iowa •oads, 1880 showing an increase of ton- lago over 1888 of 840,233, 1800 over 880 of 8,500,000, und 1801 over 1800 of ,300,000. Tho state railway commissioners um up tholr report by saying. "Tho mst year has been ono of prosperity to ioth tho railroads and tho people of tho tate. This in face of the fact that tho ovonuos from intor-stato business luivo declined. The year 1801-2 bids fair to tho most remunerative in tho his- ory of railway management, unless a oolish rivalry among tho general man- gors of the trunk linos should load hem to fritter away tholr revenues on ntor-state traffic in a senseless rato cut- Ing—an evil which is effectually guard- d against in Iowa by tho stable rates n force hero." A big mooting of tho National Sab- uth union was hold at Des Moinos last rook. Dr. Horrick Johnson of Chlca- o, Col. Shepherd of Now York, and nany other prominent mon woro pros- nt. , Marshalltown papers give thrilling ccounts of a mining swindle in which rlarshall county citizens are minus vor $50,000. Last summer invitations •ore extended to a number of Marslmll- own's citizens to accompany a num- or from Chicago to Sioux Falls, S. D. nd Plpestone, Minn., to inspect the Dairies. Pullman coaches and rn- •eshments were froo, banquets served i their honor, and they wore treated ke lords. Tho piper Is to pay now, or many woro Induced to Invest their upital in tho company, and tho latest tho treasurer has absconded and aken all tho money of the concern ith him. Tho Aldrich collection in tho state brary has boon enriched with two utograph letters from Alexander Hamton. Iowa is honored in having Mrs. Mary r . Adams, wife of Judge Adams of Du- uquo, chosen to the vice chairmanship f ono of the most important commit- eos of tho womons' branch of tho World's Fair work, viz: " On Literary Congress." The groat desiro of this ranch is to present to tho people who hall bo gathered there from all tho ations of tho earth tho most import- nt results attained in tho several do- artments of civilived life, and to bring 11 human progress Into harmonious ro- atlons with each other. Mrs. Maria Orwig, formerly of Des Moinos, a lady f culture and refinement, is at present n Chicago actively engaged in further- ng tho interests of tho World's Fair as orresporident for the state of Iowa, 'ho fair will open May 1, 1803, and lose October 30 of tho same year.. Among tho men who fell from a stag- ng at tho Animosa penitentiary was ne Gov. Boios had pardoned. The ocumont arrived an hour after the oung man was dead. Tho republican caucus of the state f Iowa, in congress, has recommended Mr. Dolliver for appointment upon tho committee on naval afflairB; Col. Henderson upon tho committee on appropriation.?, of which committee ho will bo tho leading republican member; Capt. Hull on tho committee on military affairs; Mr. Perkins upon either tho agricultural or Indian affairs, and Mr. Flick on invalid pensions. Tho caucus of tho democratic members of tho states has recommended tho appointment of Seorley upon tho committee on judiciary; Judge Hayes upon tho committee on postofllces and postroads; Mr. Butler on tho committee on invalid pensions; Mr. White on tho committee on agriculture: Mr. Hamilton on tho committee oil public buildings and grounds; and Mr. Bowman upon tho committee on merchant marine and fisheries. _______ There arc 33 railroads in Iowa, with a mtloago of 8,440 miles. Tho number of passengers carried during tho year from Juno 30, 18!H), to Juno 30,1801, was G,(KiO,(tf>0; tho number of tons of freight, 10,700,150. Tho total earnings woro $43,102,330.35, an increase over 1800 of $1,808,070.41. Tho number of employes is 27,580—200 loss than 1800. Mark Twain, tho groat humorist, was roared in Keokuk and at ono timo worked for Mr. Towksbury of Fort Madison on a newspaper. Mr. Towks- bury recalls him as a jolly, fun-making follow, who gave llttlo promise of his future. Bob. Burdotto was raised only a fow miles away, and Bill Nyo belongs to Wisconsin—all western men. , Tho programme for tho state teachers' association which meets at Dos Moinos Doc. 20-31, is published. "Horace Boles Sovereign" is tho name of tho now-born son of tho Iowa commissioner of labor statistics. /j __ Iowa corn buskers rank up near tho head, but so far as known no ono of thorn has beaten tho record of a Scott county boy. Matthew Wilson is tho hustler. Ho wont to work against timo and husked 225 bushels and 50 pounds of corn in 12 hours, eating dinner during tho time. H. O. Stacy acted as weigher, and two reputable farmers— Bon Boo and S. A. Wilson—as judges. Tho champion made last year what ho states was the best timo on record, husking 217} bushels In 12 hours. In 1880 ho husked and cribbed 178 bushels, and 55 pounds, In tho timo stated. t:,,i ——___ v Gov, Boies appointed John B. Cnld- woll of Toledo to succeed Judge Kinno, resigned, in tho Seventeenth judicial district. Dos Moinos is to track. build a mile kite Mrs. J. Ellen Foster, while In tho senate gallery witnessing tho Plumb obsequies, laid aside her fur coat. She wont forward to tho gallery rail, and when she returned her pocket book containing over $100 in money and u diamond cross valued at $1,000, woro missing. No clow can bo found to tho perpetrator of tho villiany and no such outrage over before occurred in tho senate. Ex-Senator Hurlan is down with tho grip. Ono of tho strangest fatal accidents on record occurred on tho farm of Calvin Smith, three miles southeast of Ottum- wn, Thursday morning. Win. Johns wont over to see Mr. Smith, his neighbor, und finding the latter in tho field plowing, said, "Lot me plow." Ho -hereupon took hold of the plow and md not proceeded 50 yards until it struck a stump. Tho obstruction caused the plow handle to fly up and strike tho unfortunate man a violent )\o\v under tho chin. Ho fell lifeless in his trucks, expiring without making a sound. His neck had boon broken by .ho blow. Tho Jefforsonian club of Ottumwa will tender a reception and dance to Gov. Boies tho20th. Tho governor has promised to load the grand march. Gross I.OUHOB. Persons wanting to lease any of the 'ollowing described tracts of land for imy purnoses during 1802 will send in sealed bids to tho undersigned by Jan. 10, 1892, when bids will bo opened and '.eases made to tho best bidders: The nei and sei of nwi of 5, 90, 28. 120 acres in nwj of 29, 90. 28. The sei of 24, 07, 28. Tho swi of 28, 07, 27. The ne| of 29, 97, 27. Tho wi of 34, 97, 27. Mark outside of the envelope " Grass BId ?-" WM. H. rNGHAM. Algona, Iowa, Doe. 11, 1891. 38t3 Holiday Kxcuraion Hates. For tho Christmas and New Years loliaay excursions tickets will be sold to stations within a distance of 200 niles at a fare and a third for the round ,rip by tho Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company.— 3713 - ^ . Corn. Thirty cents per bushel, delivered on my farm one mile east of Alerona. 38t2 C. L. LUND, I HAVE a large line p! horse blankets which I am Belling chea look them Qver ,

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