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THE OTPME DES MOlNESt ALGQNA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBBUARY 3, 1892, mought in wagons a distance of about iiles, and the published being a new in the west, did hot foresee the ne- fr of providing a sufficient supply »t the emergencies of a rigorous fr. and uncertain freight arrivals. Irst number issued contained only one haps you Will regard with, more .in- nee this diminutive, not to say insig- nt, beginning when you know that my ARRIVAL ANO DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE * St. PAtJt. lands not only set every type, but also 5 and adjusted the press, then worked oiler and the lever for the printing of fhole edition, on an old Washington press. That roller! Could .some lit of the press in these days of ready j but lift the curtain of the past and with what throes of anxiety and pa- ab the component parts of molasses and LuJ.were duly soaked, melted, boiled and amd, until finally the treacherous com- 'Snd was carefully poured "into the mold, Pooling of the stuff awaited with trem- _Kf solicitude, and a serviceable product S&lftst evolved, he would realize that jour- Uim under such circumstances was not ijthbut excitement. The writing of the iforial matter (and nearly every line in SMi&lflrst issue was original) was the least paUfleult part of the whole undertaking, "•"""titan such a small beginning has grown ft plant wortby of a more imposing svi-iein. But so long as great oaks grow i*S»6tn small acorns the days of small things id not be despised. Other hands have tired and cultivated that little twig of rpjBai'ly days, but who could not be pardoned 'Wofcwishing to claim what little honor may 'fll'ma-y^be due for having planted the humble i*ftacorn from which has sprung such a majes Wtlc'tiak, such a sturdy and thrifty tree as 'Sjltottfoehod out a few weeks ago into a Christ- 0iflflaa;edltion of 20 pages? • f•' SfiBut we cannot conclude even this frag- winentary sketch without a tribute of men- «f;tiotf to tho early friends of TUB UPPBU DBS "iKSJNES, who cheered and supported it in he hour of adversity, and whose generous »._ylBpathy will never be forgotten. Many IMthem have gone over to the silent majori- tavwhile the names of some still remain on "aijjooks, true to the love of seven and 20 , ears ago. |I<!rom these reminiscences I turn to the „ jpper Des Moines Editorial association, SHBre present, with grateful acknowledge- |M(|nt for courtesy in listening to tho recol- pegtions of an old timer of the press. May Ittegreat opportunities that have fallen to jfybpr lot never be less, and may tho great Ir&ponsibilities which belong to them In- iSpire great thoughts, and keep you ever in ||tn§'front of the world's heroes aud helpers. Brief Notes. ,,_jli88 Edith Train and M. H. Richards S$e the poets of the association. fjBro. Platt expressed an editorial sen- jiiment in one discussion "a meal in . w Wfl'and is worth two in the bush." [•'!&'<$$&$!*'>• iVpfelfThe brother editors who read Mrs. fJptRead's response will appreciate the Htllact that THE UPPER DES MOINES' SSnffpunder was an editor of rare talent. SflJltiwas a matter of regret that she was 'fSslunable to attend the meetings. |||ii|f Senator'Funk wrote on Friday: "Up !; : fj§fto late last evening I intended to be ^Itfpwith y° u today, but my wife is so sick flH'fJ|hat I could not attend the senate ses- Hp|ion this morning." He adds that he Ifllllfegrets very much not being able to «.(«*- . the editors hereg , also Prof. Chaffee's article on jf felly Art in Advertising," which ought to vphave a general circulation, and be sent to the trade papers. I want to again my thanks to you and the |t : /;:Sc)thers for the splendid entertainment ]$$£ given by Algona to the 'gang.' It was »" ffffi The fraternal spirit among tho Algo- wi.Sfna papers survived the banquet long ttfenough to allow a division of the report piWso that the three would have a tolerably Sfpfull record of the meeting. Dr. Sheetz, llfelwe regret to say has an "office cat" invariable destroys the manu- of his addresses and they never into print. Ambrose A. Call would written out his response on pio- in journalism, but was called _ and had no time, so that two jxiiosi'jrery entertaining features cannot be 1 "'^published. &i While the editors were discussing I'Jjjiow to make subscribers pay in ad- i|yance, Al. Adams arose in his deliber- fate manner and said " I once thought I -—~ 1J make my subscribei'S.pay in ad- I decided to stop my paper. I make them come and beg me to on. When I was just ready to stop, did not do it. I found that another [man was ready to start a paper, and fnat he was going to send 600 copies |ffi$|he first year for nothing." That ex" ' L " "ressed the situation so aptly that the ended. «8|$1| After explaining the matters which flflpialled him back after he had come to f ^pliAmes on his way to Algona, Lafe ,. j>s5Young writes: "This was a greater |li;?p?)disappointment to me than it could S|i"l)bs8ibly be to your association or your v!|Jpfeople. I wanted very much to see SiMvour city and get acquainted with the irs of northwestern Iowa, and to •jive myself the extreme pleasure ol ieing with you all. You must there- agfpre see that matters of the gravest im- IllpOrtance required me to be at home lifjS'aturday afternoon. In my long and B|j>|ieckered public career I have never ra£lij|ifore broken an engagement. I know fiat you all had a good time and that wu had a good speech from Secretary _j|!cFarland and good speeches from oth- Irs, Please interpose your good offices twith the editorial brethren of north'"' r estern Iowa to have my punishment lade as light as possible. When my iffense is mellowed by time I hope to Sneet the editors of the Upper Des ijMoines association and become actually [acquainted with the men who have »?fillflone so much for the moral and ma l^pterial welfare of the northwestern por .8$>jffition of the best state in the union." North— fixed 8:18 a m 'ass 3:35 pin Pass, arrives at Chicago at 7 am: arrives at Des Molnes at 8:15 p m. Lv. Des M. 2:30 am. The Baptist MeetliiKS, To the Editor: Evangelist Palmer ICwill leave here Thursday morning, bu f the meetings will be continued by thi '"pastor for a'few weeks, until the young converts have been gathered in and th< llponvicted souls led into the Kingdom |Rev. Robert Carroll may be here nex ifweek to help the pastor. We have re eived a great blessing as a church ,nd yet our expectations have not been net in bringing in the loved ones of ou families. W, H. DORWARD. For Sale, One lumber wagon, one double hav ijiess, one riding pony, one colt 8 month fold, one cow 4 years old, also a good : fwork team and one three-seated plat jform wagon, all for sale cheap for cash |>r good, bankable paper. Notes on ten 'months' time. 45tG ABRAM WOLFE AND WIFE. JOB lot of Corsets—you choice for 5 pents, Geo. L. Galbraith &.Co. West—PftSB.— To. 1 6:02 a m No. 3. 4:37 pm Freight- East—Pass.— No.2 10:24* m No. 4 9:30pm Frelghtr- . 9 7:15 a m No. 8 11:55 pm To. 18 H:45an»No. 1.4...... 2:30pm Io. 5 8:17pmNo. 10....'..12:15 am CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. South- Pass 2:37pm Mlted.. 6:07.pni arrives at THE CITY. Bancroft's new buildings for 1891 foot up 159,800. Geo. Galbraith is still adding to the buildings in the fear of the store. Charlie Smith, son of our recorder, s working now in the National bank. One of Henry Curran's daughters, near Lu Verne, Is down with diphtheria. A surprise party at Myron Schenck's Triday evening was -the order of the lay. The weather is still warm, and the rain Sunday night has made muddy, roads. C. B. Matson has gone into full partnership with Dingley & Motfatt in the and business. Supper at the Congregational church Thursday evening, Feb. 4, from 6:30 until all are served. A farmers' co-operative company has bought the Wallace creamery at Bancroft and will remodel it. The postofflce hereafter will be open undays from 9 to 10 o'clock a, m., and rom 12 to 1 o'clock p. m. The Young Ladies' Foreign Mission- «,ry society will meet with Mrs. Black on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 3 p. m. The Woman's Foreign Missionary ociety will meet at the parsonage next Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Cresco has the honor of graduating two bank presidents, Senator Chubb at Burt, and J. B. Jones at Ledyard. Yesterday was " ground hog" day. 3o saw his shadow if he went out, and that means that he will stay in six ,vceks. Langdon & Hudson have a word for our readers this week. Attention is also directed to Galbraith's great reduc- on sale. The financial report of the agricultural society is worthy of attention. It hows that our county fairs are paying heir way. M. B. Dalton is now the happy possessor of a St. Bernard dog of gigantic size. His son, G. L., secured the pet in Vlinnesota. Thos. Hanna marketed 12 hogs last week which went 455 pounds apiece. Their extra size and finish brought $4 a lundred here. The uncalled for letters this week are addressed to H. W. Dodge, Minna Miller, Miss Ellen Oleson, J. H. Palmer, J. D. Robinson. A. L. Ward, Stough's new harness maker, will move his family here from Wellsburg and become a permanent •esident of Algona. The rumors of a new railroad in the north part of the county are renewed the purchase of big tracts of land by well-known railway men. As the Livermore Gazette sees it: There is absolutely no limit to the acquisitions of a Kossuth county politician when once he gets started. Regular meeting of the W. C. T. U. on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The president having returned would be pleased to see a full attendance. Jas. Young is building a fence factory on his lot on east State street, and will soon' begin again making his slat fence. The frame of the building is up. It is almost certain that the Baptists will built a new church the coming season. That will add another impor tant building to the list for 1892. O. A. Searle boasts of hauling 6,000 pounds of hay, and the Bancroft Register says that knocks out O. A. Potter's record at Hobart. How is it, gentle men? There will be a social at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Flanigan tomorrow evening, Feb. 4. Refreshments will be served, A cordial invitation is given to everybody. It is rumored that M. L. Clarke has been sick since arriving at California, and also that Lee has been bitten badly again by the horse which bit his hand here. No particulars are known. We publish today yesterday's Chicago markets taken from this morning's State Register. This is the latest market report that our readers can get anywhere, and will be valuable to them. There will be a meeting of the Algona Driving Park association at the office of the secretary on Feb. 9, at 7:3C o'clock, for the purpose of Considering the propriety of holding meetings in 1892. Wm. Ringsdorf, who came to Kossuth in 1809, died Jan 23, He was 55 years of age and leaves five children, among them Prof. Barslou's wife. He was a well-known old settler and leaves many friends. The wife of Jacob Neilson died suddenly last Friday, leaving an infant child. Mr. Neilson has a large family which are thus left without a mother's care. The loss is mourned by many friends. Among our fancy stock men none are happier than Dr. Morse and F. S Stough over the prospective litter o: mastiff pups they are going to own They have an order from Chicago foi one of them already. A telegram Monday announced the death of Peter Swanson, which oc ourred at the home of C. E, Hyde in California. Mr. Swanson was a well liked citizen of Algona, and his death will occasion many regrets. Rev. Davidson announced Sundaj that he should probably terminate hi connection with the Congregationa church in June. He did not announce any definite plans. Very many woulc regret his departure from Algona. The Elmore Eye says: " Miss Emmt Zahlten, a young lady of Algona, Iowa is the guest of Mrs. G. W. Pangburn Miss ^ahlten is a proficient musician s well as an artist, and contemplates vorking up a class in music and art here." Carpenters have been atwork putting n a fine case of new lock boxes in the jostofflce, and also a new case of free elivery boxes. This very naturally eh- arges the capacity of the office, and is i good improvement. Algona has ex- ellent postofflce equipments. The Estherville Republican says of he Hubbard-tlantzow verdict: The opular opinion seems to be that the verdict was not far wrong. None of the mrties to the affair were by any means he best of citizens—sort of a cow gang, pparehtly, and alt of them would be mproved with a term in the pen. Young Hamilton, the seller of mort- 'tiged property, who was arrested in ndiana last week by Sheriff Graham, r as brought before Justice Austin in vreenwood and was dismissed because e was under age. His father assumed he whole debt, and paid all costs and xpenses, so thatthe county isout noth- ng. Miss Lydia Casner, who has made her ome with C. R. Lewis for a year, died Yiday night of consumption. The, uneral was held Sunday, Rev. Davidon attending, and the remains were aken to the Irvington cpmetery. She ras a daughter of Mrs. Luebke. whose roubles as those of her husband were :nown in Irvington a few years ago. The special revival meetings conduct- d by Evangelist Palmer at the Baptist hurch will close today. He goes from ere to Mason City, and remains in the tate some time. He has met good sue- ess in Algona, and is universally poken of as a genial man and efficient vorker. The Baptist society is grow- ng rapidly in Algona, and has gained ew impetus from these meetings. The Lu Verne, Minn., paper has a ote about George Light: On Monday ext landlord Crosby turns over the Jommei'cial house to the new proprietor, . H. Gray. Geo. Light, for some time mat clerk of the house, becomes manger. Mr. Light is well qualified for he position, having been all his life ngaged in hotel work. His sister, rs. Taylor, who arrived yesterday, ill be the housekeeper. Another important land deal is about oncluded by which C. L. Lund comes nto possession of the Watson quarter adjoining J. E. Stacy's nursery. This >iyes Mr. Lund the whole Watson half ectioii, and puts over 1,100 acres in his arm. This quarter is one of the most /aluable in the county, and the whole arm is now as valuable a property for he future as any in Iowa. Mr. Lund will use drain tile freely in the spring, id put every acre under tribute. Agnes Murray, a daughter of James Murray, a stone mason at the Milwau- tee depot, has been slightly deranged or a couple of years. She has thus far >een kftpt at home, but the trouble p-adually increasing it was found nec- jssary to remove her to the asylum, ind she was brought before the insane commissioners and sent to Independence. Deputy Sheriff. Mclnroe took ler to Independence last Friday. All hog raisers will read B. F. Smith's article on the Chester White vith interest. He is breeding this ariety on a large scale, and is a firm jeliever in what he writes. The past season he has shipped and sold 44 full doods for breeding, and this season will raise 300 eligible to record. He is encing extensive clover ranges, and is mporting some sweepstakes prize sows, le proposes to make northern Kossuth noted for her hogs, Emmetsburg is arranging a shooting match of local interest. The Reporter says: A match shoot will take place Between Prof. Budd of Des Moines and Harry Wilson of Emmetsburg. Budd ,o shoot one barrel of his gun against Wilson's two barrels. At the same meeting a match shoot will come off be- ;ween the Highland Gun club of Des koines on one side and H. C. Shadboldt, 3. J. Wilson of Emmetsburg, Grim of 'Hear Lake, Smith of Algona, and Van teenburg of Spirit Lake on the other. Father Linehan has appointed J. W. Hinchon to take charge of the Russian 'elief fund for Kossuth county, and Mr. 3inchon has appointed the following iommittee to assist: J. C. Blackford, Dr. McCoy, J. B. Winkel, D. A. Haggard, O. P. McDonald, J. A. Cvmning- mra, C. C. Chubb, J. Holtz, J. A. Win- eel, B. Meyer, Ph. Dorweiler, W. "oodrioh, C. A. Oleson, D. W. Sample, Silas Roupe, Geo. W. Hanna, A. Dunap, J. H. Grover, P. Kain, Aug. Studer, B. F. Smith, A. Fisher, W. W. Alcorn, Capt. Jeanson, D. D. Dodge, S. 0. Patterson, H. C. Hollenbeck, Geo. 3oyle. Anyone desiring to give grain, money, etc., should see the member of ;his committee for his township. Ex-Sheriff Stephens' plans are at last made public, and instead of accepting the position offered in Sioux City he joes to Ledyard, March 1, to become cashier of the new bank to be opened there then, J. B. Jones is president, and Earl Stephens will be book keeper. Everything is arranged for a first class business institution, and the combination will put a lot of hustlers in the new city. Mr. Stephens will take general supervision of the land business in that part of the county and devote his energies to getting new settlers properly located, and to seeing that the virtues and beauties of northern Kossuth are properly understood. Earl has been taking a business course at the normal school, and will be an efficient man in the office. Success to the Ledyard bank. Oscar Swanson, whose parents live near Bancroft, was killed near Creston a week ago. Rev. Luce in the Ban croft Register tells of the accident " He had been promoted to the position of engineer a day or two before the ter rible accident which took him from the dear ones who now mourn their grea' loss. The accident occurred at Union Switch, on the C. B, & Q. road, abou eight miles east of Creston, at about 6 o'clock, Friday morning Jan. 22. A train a few minutes in advance of his had a car with a broken truck and ii passing over the switch had broken anc torn up the switch so that when Oscar'i train came along with its faithful en gineer standing at his post it rushec headlong into the broken switch, work ing destruction to the engine and train and death to its faithful engineer." was buried at Bancroft Jan. 24. SAID Of CHESTER WHITES. iome Points of Value About the Breeding of This Distinctively Arner* ican-bred Porker. Likewise a Little of His General History —Originally He Came from Old English Stock. OUR new liveryman, L. E. Smith asks us to call attention to his fine liv ery rigs, He has plenty of horses and carriages, and can. fit anyone in th best of style. Mr. Editor: I will now try and coni- ly with your request, and also that of everal brother farmers, asking for omo light on the history and breed of he Chester White hog, which I will ry in my oJT-hand way to give. The Chester White" is the oldest distinct- y American bred hog in existence to- ay, and as such has had much with which to contend. Many burdens have >eeti laid upon him because of the evi- ent favor in which he wus held by his master. Fortunately for the Chesters ve have much statistical information f undoubted authority relative to their rigin which, taken in connection vith the established and noble charac- eristic of the citizenship of the Chester nd Delaware counties, Pennslvania, roes to prove quite conclusively that hey are and have been a distinct as veil as meritorious breed. In the year 1813 an English ship anded at Newcastle, Del., aud unload- d some white hogs, which were great- y sought after on account of their size, ,nd were rapidly distributed over the ounty. They were what was then mown as the Cheshire hog, and de- cribed as being remarkably lenghty, ong legs, head large, oars long and anging, back much curved and nar- ow, sides flat and deep, color white. We have an account of one that veighed 1,410 pVunds gross and 1,215 )ounds net, and of a brood sow that veighed 1,300 pounds and afterwards aised a litter of four pigs. This in- usion of blood made a marked improvement in the size arid appearance of the log in the two counties of Pennsylvania. Following this, in 1818, was the mportation of a pair of very line white igs/rom England, the record of whicli we are all familiar with, and which at ho time were known in F.ngland as the Woburn breed. They were principally vhite, well formed, hardy, very prolific, lisposed to fatten, and have been mown to give twice the weight of oth- r hogs in a given period of time. The ntrocluetion of these fine pigs gave a new impulse to the improvement of wine in Chester county. These pigs >vere bred together and upon the larg- :st and best white sows of the county. Enterprising farmers, pleased with the 'esults of this cross, brought them up ,nd crossed again upon the best selec- ;ions, obtaining still further satisfac- iOry and profitable results. We have no authentic information of any addi- ional infusion of the foreign blood, lence the conclusion is legitimate that .he improvement of the breed in style rom quickness of maturity, etc., has )een produced from that time to this >y judicious selections and proper inat- ngs of the most desirable and best adapted individuals, from the massive "rained, heavy boned, slowly-developed log of thirty years ago, we find him taking kindly to his environments, and toda,y is the equal of any of the improved breeds in early maturity, while 10 leads all in profit when asked to market bountiful crops in protracted ceding, producing heavy weights. As ,o the purity of the breed it is only necessary to call attention to their prepotency, when crossed upon any other listinct breed. One dip only of Chester und one of the black family, mating ;hem either way will produce a result "n color, markings, and individual iharacteristics, ten to one in favor of the Chester. "All is not gold that jlitters." All Chesters are white and strictly white, but all white hogs are not Chesters. When we consider the temptation to fraud and imposition wrought about by the excessive demand for this breed a few years ago, the only surprise is that they had not fallen into iinal disrepute. In its purity, by a few areeders, it has overcome all obstacles and for several years past has been in good demand throughout the west, while in the east and north it is the prevailing breed. As to characteristics tie is in modern or present state as near the ideal hog as is known in America. In many particulars he partakes in common with other breeds of the swine family, but in certain features, his excellence is undisputed, and is justly the pride of his admirers. Docility of disposition is a crowning feature of the breed and as a result we find them superior grazers, easy feeders and the kindest matrons. Everyone appreciates the importance of this quality at farrowing time, when the necessities of the occasion require many kindly attentions from the attendant, The Chester is noted as a prolific breed' er, a kind mother and a generous suck' ler—«. happier trio of graces is hard to find, Touching their capacity as breed ere I wish to call special attention to the ability possessed by the sows to perform the act of parturition success fully and without assistance. This statement may seem marvelous to those who are under the necessity of resort ing to the use of instruments to assis the sow in labor, but in all the years o my experience as a breeder I have hac no case where the death of the sov could be attributed to trouble of tha kind. It is the uniform experience anc testimony of those handling this bree< of swine that no account whatever i taken of fatality at farrowing time. Again the Chester claims superiority as, a breed, in heart girth, depth bacl of sholders, which means vital force power to resist disease, and ability t contend successfully with all the chang ing elements and conditions of our cli mate. It has been claimed that he wa proof against all the fevers and distemp era that swine flesh is heir to, but tha is unwarrantable in the broadest sense Many instances of competitive test have been made between Chester anc other breeds, where all have been sub ject to disease in common—the Cheste coming out unscathed, while others la, strewn in many a field. Yet this onl w argues superiority of vital force, and i so far possessed of a certain immunit from disease. The unfounded prejv dice against a white hog, deserves moments notice. The Chester will in- ulge in and enjoy as much mud and niter, also endure as much exposure to nclement weather with as little detri- icnt as any other breed. Uniformly f clean habits, he will seek tho most ivorable location in his department or sleeping purposes. Thus, with harity for all,' 1 soclieit from the en- ghtened intelligence of the people, hat kindly consideration of the merits f this especial breed, which the common interests of a common cause, demand. Tho following are the points I aim at or my brooders: Ham, 12 points, with meat to hock oint; loin, 12 points, full and wide; tioulder, nine points, wide and deep: cart, nine points, full back of ahould- r; rib, 10 points, well sprung > at buck tid rounding; flank, eight points, deep nd full to leg; quarters, five points, >ng, with gentle curve to tail; legs. 10 ointo,, striiight, placed at proper place nder body; neck, five points, short nd deep: head, four points, broad, medium length, with medium ear; jaw, ve points, deep and short; foot, live oints, stand straight on feet, not back; nek, three, points, broad and Htraight; ill, two points, small and line; hair, ireo pointi), silky, wavy, or straight; olor, white, no dark- spots on skin. ~ truly, B. F. SMITH. PRICES FOKJPRODIJOE, Mic I^ocnl Ornlti nnd Stock Market — 1'rlces In Chicago. The local market is: HORS, $4@4.()5; ats, 21c; corn, 20(j$28c; wheat, <lfi(cB~Oc: ux, 7uc; barley, 25@2Sic; timothy seed, Oc. The hog market, which has boon go- >g up, is now declining. Receipts arc mall in all kinds of produce, owing to the ad roads. Chicago Quotations. CHICAGO, Feb. 2.—Cattle—Estimated ro- ilpts, 7,000; last Tuesday, 0,887. The do- rnund was moderate, but owing to the lignt un and an anticipated light run tomorrow, rices ruled steady. Sales: good to cx- ra good steers, $4.60@5; others, S8@-l.15; lockers, $1.85@2.85; cows, $l.50@2.«0. Hogs—Receipts, 28,000 head; last Tues- ay, 41,475 head; fairly active, and an up- vard turn of lOc on good mixed aud prime eavy. Rough and common, $4.S!5@4.80; mixed and packers, $4.45@4.05; prime eavy and butchers' weights, JS4.50@4.00, a ewat?4.65@4.07K; light, $4.55@4.BO. Grain—Wheat, cash, a r )3^c; May, 9#c. Corn, firm; cash, 40c;. May, Outs, cash, S8)ic: May, 80%@80%c. . A. M. & G. M. JOHNSON sell the linneapolis Foul Seed Cleaners. Call ,nd see what they will do.—45t4 PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Mrs. Mary Carter is back from a visit if some weeks in tho eastern part of he state. Miss Eva Lantry spent Sunday in mmetsburg. El. Dalton telegraphed n her absence. Ambrose A. Call went south Monday evening. He will start an orange strove before returning. Mrs. Quarton enjoyed a day's visit with her brother, Friday. He renamed till Saturday morning. Pearl Pugh goes to Jackson, Minn., his week to look over the ground with view of putting in a jewelry stock. *Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Conner, are home igain after several months absence. Sir. Conner's building contracts are completed. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dingley, Miss Lettie Dingley and Mrs. F. W. Dingley started for California Monday, to be •one two months. Geo. E. Clarke was in Humboldt last veek settling a case involving $17,000. !t was on an attachment issued against a business firm there. Dr. Barr went to Chicago Saturday ,o get treatment for his face. His .rouble is getting very serious and painful. He is a great sufferer. W. B. Quarton is in Garner this week trying two law suits. One is the case which raises the question of filing a mechanic's lien for digging a well. It is a new point not yet decided in iowa. Wm. Ormiston took the train Thursday last for Sheffield, where he intended to buy an imported stallion to add to ihe county's blooded horses. His lealth is improving and he looks more "ike his former self. SEASONABLE ADVIOE. A Fftforlte for the Winter Months-Do Ton Wonder What It M F. W. Dingley, druggist, takes especial pleasure in supplying nis customers With the best medicines obtainable. Among the many excellent preparations on his shelves may be mentioned Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, a favorite during the winter- months on account of its great success in tho cure of colds. There is nothing that will looson a severe cold so quickly, or so promptly relieve the lungs. Then it counteracts miy tendency toward pneumonia, it is pleasant and safe to take, and fully worthy of its popularity. * Known It to lie Reliable. Dr. R. L«. St. John of Rowland, Putnam county, Missouri, takes especial pleasure in recommending Chamberlain's Cough Remedy because he knows it to be reliable. He has used it in his practice, for several years and says there is none better. It is es-. pecially valuable for colds and as a prt- ventivo and cure for cronp. This most excellent remedy is sold by F. W. Dingley. It Ilns No nival. As a preventive: and cure for croup Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has no rival. It Is lu fact the only remedy that can always be depended upon and that is pleasant and' safe to take. There is not the least danger in giving it to children, as it contains nothing injurious. Sold in 50-ccut bottles by F. W. Dingloy. If You Arr Troubled with rheumatism or u lame back bind on over the. scat of Hi;: p,.;;; u piece of flannel dampened with ChainLuTiain's Pain Halm. A HOUSR for sale or rent. Enquire of D. A. Haggard. TWENTY-SIX pounds of Sugar for $1 at Patterson Bros. 1 APPLES! Apples! Apples! Baldwins, Greenings, Northern Spys, Tallman Sweets, Gilflowers, Tompkins County Kings, and Russotts, all at Patterson Bros.'—4313 Gco. K. Mnrbic, at Hurt, Soils Best package coffees, per Ib $ .23 Bost small-sized yeast, per pkg... .03 Best large-sized yeast, per pkg... .06 Best oatmeal, 7 Ibs for 25 Best cranberries, per quart. \10 Best tomatoes, per can .10 Bost 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, 35 Burt, Iowa. It Shnnlil Bo in Every House. J. B. Wilson. 871 Clay street, Shavpsburg, Pa., says ho will not be without Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs, and colds, that it cured his wife, who was threatened with pneumonia, after an attack of In grippe, whon various other remedies and several physicians had done her no good. Robert Barber of Crooksport, Pa., claims Dr. King's Now Discovery has done him more good than anything he ever used for lung trouble. Nothing like it. Try ik Free trial bottles at Sheet?,.' Large bottles, 50c und one dollar. 5 Electric Bitters. This remedy is becoming so well known and so popular as to need no special mention. All who hare used Electric Bitters sing the same song of praise. A purer medicine does not exist, and it is guaranteed to do all that is claimed. Electric Bitters will cure all diseases of the liver and kidneys. will remove pimples, boils, salt rheum, and other affections caused by impure blood; will drive malaria from tho system and prevent as well as cure malarial fevers. For cure of headache, constipation, and indigestion try Electric Bitters; entire satisfac* tion guaranteed or money refunded. Fifty cent and $1 bottles at L. A. Sheotz.' 5 WE sell Chase & Sanborn's celebrated coffees. W. F. Carter, A Snup for Somebody. Having decided to change our business we oifer for cash our valuable mercantile business at Wesley, Iowa— stock of dry goods, boots, shoes, and groceries. Invoice, $6,000 or more, Building, 24x6(i, with living .rooms overhead. Business established ten years. Have a large, growing trade. We have by far the largest trade and very best location. Write us or come and see. 43t2 LAWSON & OLESON BEOS. IP you are notsatisfied with the coffee you are using, try Chase & Sanborn's, at W. F. Carter's. NEW strictly pure maple syrup at W. F. Carter's. • CALIFORNIA steamed honey and maple sugar at Langdon & Hudson's. WE have some drives in men's and joys' clothing. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co. CAR of New York Apples just ar- ived—fifteen varieties—at Patterson Bros.' . NEW ORLEANS molasses at Langdon & Hudson's. Queer Case of Insanity. A curious case of insanity was before the board last Saturday. James James of Wesley was brought over, as his family began to find that he might do some damage. He was all right except on religion, but showed his crazy spells as soon as he began to talk about that, and his case was continued till tomorrow for further evidence. In the meantime he was confined to the jail, but protested so vigorously that he was allowed to sleep in the sheriff's office. Monday as soon as the sheriff was out of the way he started out for Wesley by the first train, but word came over that he had arrived, and Marshal Dailey was sent for him at once. He was insane seven years ago, and seven years before that.but this year he is worse than ever before. Marshal Dailey brought James back Monday evening, but Tuesday morning he again got to the depot, and It took Sheriff Graham and Marshal Dailey both to secure him. In the struggle Graham got a bad kick in the stomach. FOR the Mardi Gras, to be held at New Orleans, La., March 1, 1892, the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Co. will sell round-trip tickets at $35.80.—45t3 WHEATEN Grits and Sanitary crackers at Langdon & Hudson's. PURE Wisconsin buckwheat flour at W- P. Carter's, COME in and see the bargains we are offering in shawls. Geo. L. Galbraith & Co, ' FANCY London Layer Raisins, 20 IDS in a box, only $1.50 a box at W. F, Carter's.—44 JOB lot Men's Caps, worth from 76p to SI.25—your choice now, 50c, at Geo. L. Galbraith & Co.'s. FANCY London Layer Raisins, 20 Ibs in a box, only $1.50 a box at W. F., Carter's.—44 A FINE line of new dried fruits at W. F. Carter's. Land for Sale, Fine tract of 1,120 acres unimproved land in favored section, Yankton conn- ty, South Dakota. Address Maris Taylor, Huron, S. Dak,—44t3 COFFEE only 18c a pound at Patterson Bros,' HIRAM C. WHEELER, Odebolt, Sac county, Iowa, will sell first-class imported Pure heron or Shire stallion— $800—on one, two, and three years. Largest importation of draft horses to America this year. Will pay your expenses if I cannot suit you in horse and price. Consumption Cured. Au old physician, retired from practice, having had placed In bis bauds by an East India missionary tbe formula of a simple vegetable remedy for tbe speedy and permanent cure of consumption, .bronchitis, catarrh, asthma, and nil thvoat aud lung affections, also a positive and radical cure for nervous debility and all nervous complaints, after having tested Its wonderful curative powers In thousands of cases, has felt It his duty to make It known to his suffering fellows, Actuated by this motive and a desire to relieve human suOertng, I wH| send free of oharge-to aU who' desire It, tWs recipe, In German, Stench, py English, witk lull (JlreotlpnB tar preparing and using, Sent by ma,ll by addressing with »t%mp, naming thtsptow, W.A^Npyes, 830 .powers' Bio*.

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