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P*S MQINBSi ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11892. ARRIVAL ANO DEPARTURE fir TRAINS cfitCAGO, MILWAtJfcfiE * ST. t Att. ,-.-- . a-.No. 1. ........ 8:08 ft M No. 2 ....... 10:24 ft m No. Si... .....4:37 pin No. 4 ...... .. 0:30pm Freight- Freight- , No. 8 ........ 7:16 am No. 8.7 ...... 11:55 p in NO. 13 ....... 11:45 am No. 14...... 2:30pm No. 6 ........ 8!l7pmNo. 10 ...... 12:15 am CHICAGO ft NORTHWESTERN. , North- Mixed.........8:18 a td Pas* 3:36pm South- Pass 2:37ptn Mixed.... ....6:07pin 35 tr Pass. Arrives at Chicago at 7" a'ni";' arrives a DeBMolnesat8:15pm. Lv. DesM.2:30 am THE CITY, re Winter is here again in earnest this morning. What is the.town going to do for an opera house? Wrn. Peck came home last week from a long visit in Wisconsin. Regular meeting of Prudence lodge, No. 205, Thursday evening, Jan. 7. Regular ' ineeeting of Eastern Star chapter Tuesday evening, June 12. Thos. Hanna has bought the Watson farm of T. M. Clark. It joins his place. Whittemorefhas a lawsuit over a $4.69 pig, the costs of which are over $100. A good buck covered left hand glove can be had by the owner by calling at this Office. Special meeting sons of veterans on Tuesday evening, Jan. 12, for installation of officers. E. P. Bircher is planning to move to Forest City in the spring, and take his two draft stallions there. Marriage licenses were issued to W. A. Bailey and Millie S. Hanson, John Wilson and Emma Westbrook. The normal school board met Monday evening to consult with Prof. Chaf- - fee about the future of the school. • The Bancroft Knights of Pythias have a ; public installation Friday evening, and Eagle Grove visitors are expected. Capt. Dodge was up town for the first time last week since he was taken sick. Both he and Mrs. Dodge are able to be about again. A mortgage sale of the Leatherman . busses and teams was stopped Monday by an injunction. Geo. E. Ciarke acts for Leatherman. Lon. Whitehill has bought Gust. A. Hanson's cigar stock and will run the! store hereafter. Mr. Hansen has turned to Mason City. The Estherville Democrat says tha Chas. Brunson and Mart Ferris have been up planning on building a ha, barn and running a press at Esther villa. Rev. Bowen goes to Estherville Sun day to preach and there will be no ser vice at the Episcopal church here. He goes to Estherville once a month a present. The Estherville Republican endorses the idea 'of a county oratorical meeting and says: " We are quite certain - the proposition would meet with favor in Emmet county," Union services this week in the Baptist church. Wednesday evening Rev, Dor ward will speak on " Sympathy for Souls." Let us rally round the banner of King Emanuel. A bi-chloride of gold club has been organized at Portland, Ore. Our old Estherville friend, Frank Davey, is president, and Dr. Taylor, late of Bancroft, is'secretary. -Cash subscriptions for'the Russsian relief fund will be received at THE UP' PER DES MoiNES office and forwarded to the committee. The names and credits will be published in full. The county board are not going to ""rescind their order closing the ' court room, and we are glad of it. If Algona cannot secure an opera house she should go without entertainment. A New Year's marriage was celebrated at the Reimer home north of the Milwaukee track. Chas Kargleder and 'Miss Anna Reimer received the congratulations of their friends. The Congregational church unanimously re-elected • Rev. Davidson for another year, Monday, and chose A. W. Moffatt and Dr. McCoy deacons, and Mrs. Mary Patterson clerk. There are reports of a house in the west part of town which should receive official investigation, Rumors of vice and debauchery are so common concerning it that the authorities should act. The school board held a meeting Monday evening and chose J. W. Robinson to fill the vacancy caused by B. F, Reed's resignation. Mr, Robinson is one of the best men who has been on the board. The ladies of the M, E. church will give a chicken-pie supper on Thursday of this week at the home of Mrs. Dr. Morse. Supper from 5 o'clock sharp until all are served. Every one is given a cordial invitation. The Estherville Republican says of a county oratorical contest: " A good idea, We have a few natural born orators up this way who are just dying to }et off steam." If Emmetsburg is going to h r old one let the planning begin. For a few years past the board proceedings have appeared in our columns in advance of any other paper in the county, Our report is condensed in some particulars but gives all that is done by the board and the schedule of claims 1& full. County Attorney Joslyn was called to Wesley today. A young man who was hired to haul Rome hay has been arrested on the charge of. stealing the hay. It grows out of a disputed claim td the hay with which the boy had nothing to do. Geo. Urch, one of the hew comers from Illinois this spring, has built two barns oh the Hathaway farm he bought and is now ready to farm. His brother comes this week to open oh his farm adjoining. They are the right kind of men for this country. The News figures up LuVerne's railway shipments for 1891 at 1,055 car loads. Of these hay makes 692 cars; grain, 262 cars; stock, 98 cars, and three of miscellanious. This is a fine showing for a live town. How many in Kossuth can do better? This is is leap year again. If some of the eligible bachelors of the city don't make a move before long, THE UPPER DES MOINES will bo compelled to name them and recite • their available qualities in the hope that the young ladies will do something. All who are interested in educational matters .will read Prof. Dixson's report of the state teachers' meeting at Des VIoines with pleasure. He gives in concise form the gist of the proceed- ngs, and gives prominence to the im- jortant question of how to connect the ligh school and college work. Prof. Dixson has furnished us these reports or several years and they form a valuable record. Bro. Platt says that among the New Year swear-offs " Bro. Hayes will re- iolve deep down in his ' insides' that if he succeeds, in saving his 'innards' rom the bears this time, he will never more be guilty of a like exposure of his vital parts," and that " Bro. Hin,hon will record a solemn vow that he will never again assume the management of a demo-farmo-prohi campaign." We hope both predictions are correct. And now our Corwith neighbors have ound a veterinary who is able to dis- over mad dog bite in the stock over here which has been eating corn smut, 'he Crescent says: "J. T. Clark of Sumboldt, a veterinarian, was here to xamine the stock of Wm. Oxley, that re sick and have died from this peculiar disease thaj; has lately attacked them. He made a post mortem examination and finds unquestioned symptons of rabies, and gives it as his opinion that the cause of death was rabies." The " hoss doctor" is a great institution. The Babtists expect the evangelist, Rev. C; W. Palmer, in the pulpit next Sunday, to begin a special revival meeting. This brother comes highly recommended as an able preacher and a good singer. He is endorsed by all denominations as a successful soul-winner. He is noted for his biblical discourses, and for his ability as a bib'le reader. .We hope he may secure the co-operation of the Christian people of the city. The meetings are free to all who are inclined to work for the salvation of souls. Although THE UPPER DES MOINES has done no canvassing for subscribers and offered no premiums it has added the names of more of the substantial citizens of the county this fall than ever before to its list. Yesterday, within a couple of hours, Paul Dorweiler, August Zahlten, H. Hoxie and Mr. Thornton came in to give us their names. These are fair examples of the class of subscribers we are gaining. The paper is conducted as a business institution on business principles, and we discover that the policy commends itself to business men. A disturbance occurred outside the hall where the Scandinavian dance was held last Friday, and rumors of a stabbing were afloat next morning when young man from Wesley named Brennan was arrested. He was brought aefore Squire Taylor and yesterday morning was dismissed for lack of prosecution. The story first told was hat Hort Nebergall was stabbed, but he scratches proved to be not very serious. The trouble was not caused jy any mismanagement at the dance, )ut by the attendance of parties who were not invited, The Scandinavians buggy, accompanied by an adopted boy, just as the horse was crossing the track the south-bound Burlington passenger struck the horse, throwing him and the buggy more than fifty feet. The horse was killed and the man and boy were badly bruised and mangled. The boy will hardly recover and the condition of the man is reported as anything but encouraging." We have heard no report as to Mr. Bonstetter's condition, PEBSONAL MOVEMENTS, down yesterday but all will hope that neither he nbr the boy were dangerously hurt. Mr. Bonstetter's neighbors, Philip and Paul Dorweiler, were in town yesterday. They say he is badly hurt and the boy's skull is broken. Both are improving, however, and Mr. Bonstetter will fully recover. The Emmetsburg Reporter is after our veterinaries again. It takes the Britt Tribune's joke about the cattle trouble in Corwith seriously, and then renews the discussion of the Emmetsburg trouble and says: "Here they prescribed salts for it, and never hinted at the disease being of the brain, but called it impaction of the omasum. An editor in Algona is being sued for calling ' a regular graduate' a ' quack, hence wo will not use the term. But in view of the fact that this disease is one that, so far as is known, absolutely kills every animal that it takes hold of, and as it has been at work In three counties in Iowa and one in Kansas, that we know of, it would seem seem that Gov. Boies would put some veterinary to work on it who is both competent and disposed to make a thorough examination of the disease, as the present state veterinary appears to be only inclined to make a farce of his office." We do not object to a lot of cheap " hoss doctors" trying to get a little fame out of exciting the people. But our brother editors should keep calm.' The state veterinaries have as much interest in knowing what diseases affect the cattle as anyone has, and because they attribute this trouble to such simple causes as bad water and corn smut, is no reason for believing that they are ignorant or careless. It is no evidence that a doctor is a quack because he tells his patient he has a pimple when the latter is sure he has a cancer. A SUDDEN SUMMONS, desire the presence of their countrymen only, and always have an orderly and social time. The hog is the brainiest of the brute creation. It has a small eye but it las the inventive mind behind it. Rod. Tain has some of the brainiest hogs we lave heard of. He lately turned some nearly dried up milk cows among them o dry up completely and fatten. What was his surprise to discover as the weeks went by that the cows were get- ing poor but that the hogs were improving prodigiously. Whatever his urprise it was increased when he dia- jovered further that the hogs instead if letting the cows dry up had pat- ierned after their masters and adopted , regular milking system, which was ery gratifying to them and very dis- xmraging for the beef cattle. Mr. ain now keeps his cows and hogs separated. A bad accident happened to M. Bon- tetter at West Ben,4 Christmas morn- ng. The Eminetaburg Remporat says ' while driving to church in a covered Mrs. Maggie BushnoJl, Daughter of Mrs. Mclntyre, Dies Suddenly at Hampton. A telegram this morning announced the sudden death of Mrs. Maggie Bushnell at Hampton. She was the second daughter of Mrs. Jane Mclntyre, grew up in Algona, and numbered among her friends all the young people of the town who have long lived here. She met Mr. Bushnell when he was in the old Algona college. She leaves several children, the last a baby of a few days age. Mrs. Mclntyre is frantic with grief and may be unable to go to Hampton for the funeral. The news was broken to her by D. H. Hutchins, and friends are with .her. In their bereavement all the mourners will have the sympathy of those who knew and admired the many fine qualities of the deceased. XiOtts Creek Heard Prom. A writer from Lotts Creek, signing himself "Occasional," says: Will you please tell us what has become of Lotts Creek? You used to tell about Fenton postofflce when it was located nearly a mile and a half in Lotts Creek, and of Frank Pompe of Fenton when he is nearly as far in Lotts Creek. But that is so near the line perhaps you are not to blame. But E. Geilenfeldt was located in Fenton when he lived 2J miles south of the line; and now I see that E. Schrab has sold his farm in Fenton, when his farm was two miles south. If sgmeone does not enter a protest, the next thing we know you will locate P. J. Walker, J. P., in Fenton, and then if P. J., J. P., does not come after you with tears in his fists and his eyes doubled up, someone in Fenton will dig up the tomahawk and start on the war path. RESIDENCE POE SALE. The VT. W. "Wheeler Property Is on the Market—A Rare Chance, W. W, Wheeler now offers for sale his new and most complete dwelling. It is furnished with all the modern improvements, hot and cold water up stairs and down, 150-bbl. cistern in the best of repair, never-failing well with pump in kitchen, house heated with furnace, four large bed rooms, large bath room complete, two front rooms Samuel Mayne was on business. Mrs. Frank Parish went to Nevada on Monday for a visit. Mrs. and Mrs. Lan. Kuhn went to Minneapolis last week oh a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Buell went south on Monday for Florida. They remain" until spring. Mr. and Mrs. Alex. White have been spending a couple of weeks visiting relatives in Sac county. Mrs. Vinnio Cooper, daughter of Mr. Nobles, went to Grand Junction Monday to visit an uncle. Joseph Westover, a nephew of Rev. Dorward, has been visiting him from Chicago the past week. . Thos. Hanna is off to Wayne county, where he has four brothers. He will make them all a visit. All the college students have returned to their schools, most of them going Monday and Tuesday. Miss Jennie Mclntyro. was called by telegram, Monday, to New Hampton, where her sister is seriously ill. W. H. Nycum went last Friday to Ray's Hill, Pa., where he will spend six weeks visiting the old home. J. W. Robinson went as far as Chicago with his son Howard last week, and spent a couple of days in the city. Mrs. Alonzo D. Clarke returned yesterday morning from a holiday visit at her old home in Whitewater, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Clarke went to Chicago Monday evening to accompany Miss Gertie on her way to Wellesley. C. M.-'.Doxsee spent Sunday at Rolfe. His mother fell, not long ago, and broke her leg, but is recovering i-ap- idly. Henry Durant started Monday oven- ing for Texas, where he will spend some time. His health is very poor and he goes to recuperate. Frank Fields is up from Storm Lake on a visit. He says that John is located there as a veterinary and is having all he can do. J. C. Frank has been down to Waterloo on a few days' visit. We learn he is talking of putting in an apartment store in Algona. Humboldt Blade: Miss Alice Mann of Algona, teacher in the Iowa Agricultural college at Ames, is visiting relatives and friends in and about town. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Warren are home from a week's visit at Whitewater, Wis. Mr. Warren was also in Chicago to select new job supplies for the office. Hon. John G. Smith goes to Des Moines tomorrow to begin legislative work. The session opens Monday and he will attend the interesting and exciting preliminaries of organization. Judge Bishop of Sycamore, 111., was in town last week looking after his land here. He also took depositions in a land case in which a Mr. Stone of Sycamore is interested. We understand he was very successful in securing evidence. Ed. Young's father and mother, who went to Ashland, Wis., to stay with him, are back. Mr, Young says the water and change did not agree with Mrs. Young's health. Ashland is very quiet and the boom is off. Ed. is in good health and busy. It is altogether likely that Kossuth will soon lose ex-Sheriff Stephens. He was in Sioux City last week and will decide this week whether to accept a place offered there or not. The particulars of what his new offer is are not public, but he will undoubtedly soon go to Sioux City. His family will not go before spring. The California party got started on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wilson and daughter Lenette, Mr. and Mrs, Coleman Chubb, and Miss Cornie Ingham went together. The Wilsons go to Santa Clara, where they will spend $he winter. Mr. and Mrs. Chubb will visit along the coast from San Diego to Spokane Falls. Miss Ingham visits an uncle at Redwood City, near San Francisco. 1892 are fixed as follows: County auditor, $1,200 a year; sheriff, $400 and fees of the office; clet-kj $460 and all fees pertaining to the office that would otherwise be turned into the county treasury. THE ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS. County auditor was authorized to buy locks and keys for jail. Claim of Bertha Carey for $20, subscription to Kossuth County Teacher, not allowed. The claim of Riverdale trustees, for board of health work, not allowed. County treasurer reports fees of 189.1 at $48.05. Taxes reported unavailable by treasurer declared unavailable. Bill of Thos. Henderson for repairing Studer, Lane, and Manly bridges laid over to be itemized. Bill of Geo. Holloway for grading on 3—90, 30, not allowed till contract is completed. 'The following justices report: F. M. Taylor, C. S. Pendleton, G. O. Austin, Geo. V, Davis, Obed Robinson. J. O. Rawson was appointed committee on poor farm for 1892. H. C. Hollenbeck made committee to build overflow bridge at Studer bridge in Prairie. S. W. Nelson was appointed steward of the poor farm for 1892 at salary of $25 a month. J. Holtz is committee to report on Dun Long bridge as to work needed. Geo. H. Peters is committee to buy piling for 1892. Petition of Portland township for gravel on grade on 19—97, 28, not granted. Geo. H. Peters is committee on bridge and grade asked by Wm. Kleist on south line of 26—09/28. H. C, Hollenbeck is committee on grade asked by C. A. Brewstor on south line of 25 and 26—96, 28. J. O. Ra.wson is committee on grade asked by A. J. Jones on west line of 4—94, 29. Auditor and treasurer authorized to have treasurer's office rearranged. All school fund loans since November session approved. Report of P. E. Johnson, justice, of Gorman, approved. Republican and Courier made oHioial papers. Members allowed: Peters, $9.92; Lovell, $9.68; Ruwson, $9.80; Hollenbeck, $9.44; Holtz, $10.04. POINTS FOR ASSESSORS. Property was classified to guide assessors as follows: Stallions for service $200 to 300 Stallions for service, second class. 100 to 200 Horses ' 10 to 40 Bulls fito 20 Steers 3 years old 4 to 0 Steers 1 year old :i to 4 Heifers 2 years old 4 to 5 Heifers 1 year old 2 to !! Threshing machines 30 to 100 Traction engines 100 to 300 Cows a to 7 Hogs over 0 months old l to 3 Buggies ioto 30 Organs 10 to 30 Pianos 50 to 100 PURE Wisconsin W. F. Carter's. buckwheat flour at dining room and kitchen; dining room finished in oak, kitchen in hard pine; the two front rooms below in cherry, two front rooms up stairs in white pine and entire house handsomely papered and oil-finished throughout; large cellar, storm doors and windows complete, also 'screens; large barn 44x20, and wood shed 12x20; two lots, with plenty of shade, and strawberries, apples, grapes, and raspberries. Most liberal terms will be given at lowest possible rate of interest.' I also have three mares, one 11 years old, one 4, and one 2, one single buggy, one cart, one cutter, opte robe, one pair woolen blankets, one light double harness, one single harness, one lap robe, one full-blood Jersey cow, one full-blood Jersey heifer. All must be sold on or before May 1. Anyone desiring the most complete and centrally located of all dwellings now offered in the city, and at a price less than the buildings can be built for, will be satisfied by conferring with the owner. w. W. WHEELER. Will trade for Kossuth county land. CLOAKS. We are selling these way down. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. CHOICE buckwheat flour at J. J. Wil- BEGINNING} THE NEW YEAE, The County Board Organize for 1808 —Dr. Peters Chairman—Hollenbeck and Rawson Seated. The first meeting of the county board for the new year began Monday. The new members, Messrs, Rawson and Hollenbeck, were present and their bonds accepted. Dr, Peters was elected chairman which is a worthy recognition of his services. The bonds of B. F, Reed, county superintendent, and J, G. Graham, sheriff, were accepted. J, 'E. Mclnroe was sworn in as deputy sheriff. Special tax collectors were appointed as follows: Geo. E. Boyle, Whittemore; Obed Robinson, Wesley; O. B. Kline, LuVerne; Geo. V. Davis, Bancroft; D, A. Haggard, Algona, The auditor is authorized to advertise for bids for doctoring the county poor for 1892. The bids will be acted on by the board at the January adjourned meeting. S. Benjamin is appointed overseer of the poor for Algona for the ensuing year. C. B. Hutchine and L. D. Lovell are appointed a committee to settle with the county treasurer, auditor, and superintendent. Matt. Holzbauer is allowed $25 a month as janitpr from Nov. J, 1891, to May 1,1882. OFFICIAL SALARIES. The salaries of the county officers for FEOM TEH COUNTY TOWNS,'' WESLEY. WESLEY, Jan. 4.—John Grove of Algona was in our town Monday on business. Farmers are busy nowadays hauling their hay to town. . H. C. Hollenbeck went to Algona on Monday. "Hank" is now one of the county dads. Last Friday afternoon W. A. Gillespie hitched up a horse belonging to his brother-in-law, Mr. Hayward, and started to town after some coal. He got nearly to town when the horse stumbled and broke one of his legs. They sent for Dr. Bayers, but ho ; not being at home they sent to Vinton for a veterinary, who arrived Sunday morning and set the limb. This is quite a bad accident, as the horse is a fine- blooded animal and will be quite a loss to Mr. Hayward if he.should lose him. J. P. Colby of Curlew is hero visiting his brother, W. M., this week. It is reported that some of our Wesley boys were down to Algona the other night and got into trouble with some of the Algona boys, and badly used up one of the latter. Well, it seems that our Wesley lads have a better record for fighting away from home than they have here. We have been living in Wesley lo, these fourteen years, and have heard our boys talk fight, but never saw blood drawn but once, and that was an accident.' R. P. Chapin and C. S. Potter have bought out James Reed of Irvington and intend to go into the hay business quite extensively at that station another year. The Wesley Savings bank has reorganized and increased their stock from $10,000 to $16,000. E. F. Bacon has been elected president and has taken charge of the same. Hugh McCutchen has a very valuable norse which we have been informed is a close relative of Nancy Hanks, and which he is selling in shares at $1,000 each. We don't know how many shares he has sold, but we have noticed that many people go into his barn to look at the animals, and by the way they spit when they come out one would be led to think they were very favorably im- stalks and fence posts and crawling up on the blind side, managed to capture' three of the quadrupeds. There was six cars of stock left here on Monday evening for Chicago. Two of H. S. Benedict's, two of V. A. Hunt's, and two of Geo. Miller's. All went with them to market. Who captured that wolf, boys? John Staffacher, who is clerking in Henry Klindt's store, left last week for Monroe, Wis., for a few days visit among his relatives and friends. •Geo. Worling, one of our enterprising farmers is putting in a steam feed, grinding, and shelling outfit on his farm. _ This will be a good thing for his neighbor farmers. It gives them a chance to get their feed ground also. The engine boiler and fixtures will cost him about $300 complete. Married. Miss Mary Gould to Mr* Lewis Mnt'hnws, at the bride's home In LuVerne, Rev. Eighmy officiating. The best wiihes of all go with them. Several of our town's people went to Renwick Sunday to attend the dedica- .tion of the new church there. The entertainment of New Year's eve at C. H. Lichty's was a grand affair. There was a large attendence and all enjoyed a happy evening. 1. P. Harrison is about to trade his farm of 160 acres to J. H. Miller for hia residence nenr the school house. BurtiH and Robertson shipped a carload of hogs on Saturday night. 1 C. H. Liclity's br< Iher is here visiting for the holidays, with Charles and family. B. F. Burtis' uncle, who has been visiting him for some time past, took the train for his home in Now York last week. The Local Markets. A run on hogs has brought them up to $3.40 in Algona. Wheat, 70c; oats,. 23o; flux, 75c; corn, 28c; barley, 38c. Geo. K. Marble, at Hurt, Sells Best package coffees, per Ib $ ,23 Best small-sized yeast, per pkg... .03 Best large-sized yeast, per pkg... .06 Best oatmeal, Y IDS for 25 Best cranberries, per quart ... .1Q. Best tomatoes, per can..' '.10 Best California peaches, per Ib 10' Lenox soap, per box 4.00 Plug tobacco, per Ib 25 25-oz splendid baking powder 25 Soda, per Ib 07 Oh, we can quote prices, and sell the goods, too. GEO. E. MARBLE, 85 Burt, Iowa. NEW strictly pure maple syrup at W_ F. Carter's. I HAVE 130 acres of goodland for rent near Algona, and 200 acres near Sexton, all on favorable terms to the right parties. C. L/Lund. WE haye a nice line of Indies and! gents fine plush caps. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. Abstract Office. The undersigned having purchased the abstract books of C. M. Doxsee, A. D, Clarke * Co., and W. H. Nycum, are prepared to do neat and reliable work in that line at living prices. We have but one policy—that of fair dealing and courtesy toward all. With this, supplemented by promptness, strict attention to business, and none but first-class work, we trust we shall merit and receive the patronage formerly bestowed upon our worthy predecessors. Office at the old stand of 0. M. Doxsee where we will be pleased to meet and make th» acquaintance of our patrons and all others who may favor us by calling. Very respect- u ABSTRACTERS. pressed with the looks of the horse. F. H. Slagle, principal of our schools, has sent in his resignation, which has been accepted by the board of directors. This was rather unexpected by the board, as Mr. Slagle always seemed to be well satisfied with the school; yet we must say that we would have thought better of Mr. Slagle had he told the board when he closed his fall term that he wanted to resign, and also if he did not intend to teach the school again he should have said so, and not secured the contract for the school year. He writes the board from Cedar Rapids, Neb., that he has got a school out there that pays him almost double what he was getting here. If such is the fact we hope Mr. S. will i-tick by them and not jump his contract, as he did here, without first notifying the board. Our board of directors will close a contract this week with another man as principal to finish out the balance of our school. Our patrons can rest assured that our school will begin next Monday with a full set of teachers and everything will move along smoothly. Elmer Slagle of Algona was in our town today on business. E. F, Bacon bought a carload of fat cattle of James Kernan, Died, Jan. 6, an infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Robinson, aged four months. Markets: Wheat 72o; oats, 20o; corn, 20@22o; barley, 26@31o; flax, 76o; timothy, 80c; hay, $5 loose, $6@6.50 baled. LU VERNE. LUVERNE, Jan. 4.—V. A. Hunt shipped 47 hogs last week to Chicago that averaged over 850 pounds a head, all of his own raising. He also shipped a car of cattle. Our editor went out rabbit hunting last week and by slipping around corn- State: University The Several Departments will Begin the Year 1891-92 on Sept. 16. Each department Is thoroughly equipped for efficient worh, and no pains will be spared to afford students the best possible opportunity to pursue their chosen lines of study. For particular information as to the respective departments, address as follows: Collegiate—Charles A. Schaeffer, president. Iowa City. Law—Emlln McClaln. chancellor, Iowa City. Medical—L, W. Littig, M. D., secretary of .faculty, Iowa City. Homceepathic Medical—A. 0. Cowperthwaite 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 }5 pel- week; in clubs, $1.50 to $2.50 per week. For catalogues, or for general Information address CHAS. A. SCHAEFFER, President. NOTICE OP PBOBATE OF WILL, STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY. SS. —In the District Court. To all whom It may concern: Take notica that there was filed in the office of the clerk ot the district court of Kossuth county, on the 32d day of December, 1891, an instrument beazlng date the 20th day of July, 1890, and purporting to be the last will and testament ot A. B. Frlnk, late of said couuty, deceased, was produced and publicly read by me, and that toe second day of the next term of said court, to be holdenonthe29thdayof February 1893, at the court house in Algoua, aforesaid, has been fixed for proving said will; and at * o'clock p. mj of the day above mentioned all persons interested are hereby notified and re* quired to appear in said court and show cause, If any they have, why said instrument should not be probated and allowed as and forth* last will and testament of said deceased. Dated Algona, Iowa, Dec. 88,1891. A. A. BRUNSON, 40t3 Clerk of the District Court. NOTICE OP PROBATE OF WILL. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY. SS, —In the District Court; To all whom it may concern: Take notice that there was filed in the office of the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, on the. 28th day of December, 1891, an instrument in Deoem- last will u ..-ty, late of said, county, deceased, was produced and publicly read by me, and thai the second day of th» next; term of said court, to be aolden oaths, 29th day ot February, 1892, at the courthouse: in Algona aforesaid, has been fixed for proving said will; and at a o'clock p-. m. of tbe day- above mentioned all persons interested are hereby notified tmd required to appear in. said court and show cause, if any they tiive,'" why said Instrument should not be probated ana allowed as and for the last will afid' testament of said deceased. *" Dated Algona, Iowa, Dec. 38,1891. A. A. BRUNSON, 40t3 Clerk of the District Court. jgHORT-FORM Tbe best lor chattel wg Jk

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