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•\ tlPMM BIS A1G0NA, IOWA, OOTOBBft 11, BY HNGWAlM A WARftfiN. t«***Hi to subscribers: On6 «0py' si* months. i J6 Oae eopy, three months,..,,...... 40 86n't to iftyaddf ess at above rates. Remit by 4raft,-money order, express order, Or postal note rtfrou* risk. ...-..„ Kates of advertising sent on application. WEfttfteSDAY, OCTOBER il, 1893. TfiEresolutions adopted by the convention Friday state very fairly the attitude of the republicans of the county, And suggest several desirable reforms. The one pledging Mr. Sessions to oppose local option will be of chief interest, because the matter being relegated to the legislative districts and 0«r district convention having been held, there had been no declaration made of the sentiment here. It makes public and definite what Mr. Sessions' position is in the campaign, and draws a sharp issue on local option between, him and Mr. "Lund. A needed change in the method of selecting supervisors is suggested. Although our boards are fairly enough distributed as it is, and although there is not so much in the question of locality as is often thought, still in a county as large as Kossuth there should be a definite division into districts. The resolution on good roads in a general way endorses the action of the board of supervisors in their work of the past .year. The resolutions ; are all good and will commend themselves to the people of the county. A NATIONAL DISGRACE. The more -the appointment of Van Alen as ambassador to Italy is discussed the more scandalous it appears. Mr. Whitney and Mr. Van Alen have -both denied that there was any agreement at the time the $50,000 was contributed that he should >have the place, and both say that it was .after Cleveland had won that the appointment was agreed upon as a reward for faithful services. This in answer to ibhe<direct statement of'the New York World, an equally good democratic authority. It is not denied that Horace White raised the $50^00 to be returned to Mr. Van Alen if he would free Mr- Cleveland from the necessity of appointing him, and that he refused to do so. Following the Whitney letter, Mr. White, who is editor of the New York Evening Post and one of Mr. Cleveland's main supporters,, has written, and he says: "Mr. Whitney's explanation does not alter the situation in the slightest degree. On the contrary It is dn substantiation of every allegation that .has been made concerning the nomination of Mr. Van Alen. The truth stands out .as clearly as possible that Mr. Van Alen received this nomination not because of any special qualification for the office, but because he contributed $50,000 to help elect President Cleveland. Mr. Whitney himself emphasizes this in his let-; ter of June 20 to the pnesident, as anyone can see who reads the letter carefully." But aside from the 'question of bar- : gain and sale of one of the highest positions in the gift oi the government,! the Van Alen appointment, on the. showing made by hi€ friends, is a scandal to the country. Harpers' Weekly; accepts Whitney's version of the transaction and sustains the appointment, and here is its report iof the man who ia to be honored: "Mr. Van Alen is a Harvard graduate and a gentleman of wealth and leisure who has lived in England and .Newport. He is devoted to society and sports. Very recently he took an interest in the politics of his native country. His entrance into politics was inspired by his admiration for President Cleveland. Beyond this he preferred the democratic party because he did not like the protective tariff." Nothing can be said for Van Alen further than that what little time he spends in the United States is as a swell society man of Newport, and that, being more than half English, he is in favor of free trade. Whether Van Alen had the promise of the appointment when he gave his $50,000, the fact remains that the contribution is the only reason for his appointment, and in the long run it amounts to the same thing. The democratic Dubuque Telegraph sums the case up when it says "he is without other reeomendation or qualification. In the bidding for the place Alen offered the most and it was knocked down to him," ft heavy tax Oft the ttopof let fof the prlvalege of selling here. Itt •ofle case it furnishes direct protection, Iftthe other It collects part of our revenue out of the Canadian, thus in' directly effecting tho same result, Wheat, eggs, and hay may all be produced as cheaply here as In Canada, the ^European market price for each •may be the same, the surplus exported may go in the same vessels, but all that does notohnnge the fact that eggs in New'York, hay In Buffalo, wheat in Minneapolis, barley in Seattle, are furnished by our own producers ex* clusively or by Canadians after paying a heavy tax to get In, And because Canadians have heavy freight charges to meet if they ship to their own markets, and find there a limited demand, they can afford to pay the tax to sell to our consumers who are in near by cities, [t is the convenience of our cities to the Canadian border which makes the tariff on their wheat, hay, eggs, etc., a peculiar benefit to this country. Mr. Jackson's statements were in exact ac- icord with the facts. «t-science as It 3s n6w there i< no excuse for such ft Shabby publlcatidn aft the loWft com- htfve issued. Does Kossuth county want saloons as provided by the Schmidt .bill! That is the question every citizen Should think about. It is seriously proposed to bring* back old local option days of local quarreling, saloons In one town and not in the next, in country townships and n&t in incorporated towns. A vote for the republican candidate is a vote against this system. Senator Brower is editor of a new daily in Mason City. ^ The'XJarroll Herald refers to the retirement df Senator Mack of Storm Lake and says: "We thought when he made that speech in the-conventlon against the Struble amendment that ho was what the boys call 'breeding a sore on his nose,' politically. But some men Would rather make a speech than be senator." Senator Bolter Says That Point Hag Been Reached in the History of the Iowa Democracy, FRANK D. JACKSON referred to the charges against him as a pension attorney 16 years ago in his speech Monday evening at Independence, where the transaction took place. At the close of his remarks the old soldiers arose and gave him a rousing cheer. He said: " Hsre in Independence, among the people with whom my boyhood and early man hood were spent, and who know me better than any other people know me, I want, upon beginning my speech, to refer to a matter which has been in this campaign personal to myself. I want to meet this 'here and tell you the truth about it. There is nothing in my life that I am not willing ifor the people of Iowa to know. This charge is revived from the campaign of 1886, when I was a candidate for secretary of state, and failed to injure me then. It refers to what lam willing to admit was an error of judgment in my early business career. In my zeal to serve a union soldier deserving of a pension, I was led to do that •which I soon saw was a mistake. I admitted It then, and I admit it now. But it was an honest mistake, and I never intended to use pnd never did use or offer to use one cent of money in any sense of moral wrong. The pension bureau granted the pension on its merits as I had urged, and I never received a cent from the pensioner. 'Imever was reimbursed for the money I ihad advanced for expenses, or compensated for the work that I had done. That I was guilty of no moral wrong in the Judgment of the government was proved by my reinstatement as an attorney in the interior department. That the people of Iowa, after being informed of the charge, saw no guilt on my part, has been shown by two elections as secretary of state. I have never kept the matter as a concealed or hidden thing, and have always discussed it frankly and plainly. So I now admit that it was an errror of judgment, the same as many people better than I have made, or that any young or old man is liable to make. With this statement here among my old neighbors, whose respect and good will are dearer to me than any public office, I am content to submit it all to the candid inspection and considerate judgment of the people of ilowa." THE Courier ridicules the argument made by Mr. Jackson in fayor of a tariff against Canadian products and says: "Protected 80 cents a bushel against Manitoba wheat, when Manatoba wheat and Jowa wheat travel on parallel lines and perhaps on the same ship to Liverpool to find a market, where the price of the wheat ofthe world is fixed. Protected against Canadian hay that is raised on little cleared »pote IB the woods. Protected against dwmdian eggs that can be layed ao much cheaper tba» they c»n here. What Billy Btuff from a inan who aspires to be governor pfa^reat state I" Now the slightest consideration wpu.14 sbow the Courier that instead of ridiculous, as it thinks, the statements it poBJplains of are of the plain* 0st fectet W is a singular circumstance ifcirt nearly »H the g rest; market cities JJ»ils4 pta^ lie conveniently effcB*4i»n border, f«>w New ferfc i» gssrttte, w4 Jyrplf h hundreds a! tiroes the 4em.ao4 that Canadian The Courier complains of Frank Jackson's grammar and then in its report has the fol- ilowing " the thought rung his soul." 'There is more than one way to make :money in Iowa. Ruthven has in the past 'two weeks shipped over 40 candy pails of frog's legs to Chicago. sold this year 830 5}£, acres, at $1 a Mr.'Tipp of Ruthven bushels of apples from ;bushel, and it has been a bad year for •apples. Albion W. Tourgee, writing of the republican congressmen who helped Cleveland in his fight against silver in the lower house, says: "They had an opportunity to win something—to make themselves respected— but they went into a belly-race to see which should get soonest to the toe of the dictator. There was nothing to be gained by such a course, and all they had a chance to win (they threw away, as he so clearly shows. It makes me sick." <Hon, E. G. Morgan, one of the early pioneers of northern Iowa, died at Chicago a week ago Sunday, and was buried at Fort Dodge'last Sunday. He was a land owner in Kossuth, a frequent visitor in Algona in early days, and a prominent man in Iowa. an eloquent the election Congressman Dolliver made protest against the repeal of law Menday. Chicago day .at the world's fair beat all records. The crowd that passed the gate Monday numbered 725,000. The fact is so&pparentthat no local option law of any kind can be passed as a republican measure that further discussion is useless. Here is a sample of dozens of items, this coming from the Livermore Gazette: " Mr. Finch states positively that he will certainly vote against the repeal of the prohibition laws as they now stand in this state. In this ho will be representing his constituency." Mr. Pinch will be i;j the legislature from Humboldt. * Gov. Boies says the only issues are state matters. Fred White comes to Algona and talks on tariff exclusively. Who is running this campaign anyway! Congressman been, populist from Minnesota, sent the following telegram to Bryan, when he announced that be would fight the democrat* on silver: "Hon. WJM- J. Bryan, Lincoln Neb.: Accept congratulations on your Kalian t fight and defeat. You are not at home in the democratic camp. No silver man is, $b»fc" "•••- '.mi-— Congresswen ffepfeurp, fjulj, aud Cousins from Iowa, *H spoke iftrt Saturday in favor of the election l»w the democrat* propose to repeal. Itww low* d*y In <»»- lywiU editor* mutilate iwhi* IK THIS NEiaHBOBHOOD. J. M. Farley has moved into his new store at Whittemore. F. T.Kuhn arrived in Spencer last Wednesday in the interests of the Algona Deposit and Loan association J.'C. Hecka-rt of Eagle Grove was recently elected president at a re-union of'the'32nd infantry at Fort Dodge, There were 70 survivors present. Elmoro Eye: Ole Helbostad won the two-mile bicycle race at the Kossuth county fair last Thursday. There were but two starters in the race and Ole had a snap. The Emmetsburg Democrat says "It is generally conceded that C. Li Lund wil*. be elected representative from Kosstfth county. Mr. Lund is E good democrat and he always wins.' The conceding is done by Bro. Hichon we guess. Elmore Eye: Col. S. S. Sessions o Algona was-an Elmoro visitor Monday Mr. Sessions is a candidate for repre sentativo on the right ticket this fall and as we are near neighbors to Kos 1 suth, it may be possible that he was ex amining the situation in the north end Emmetsburg Reporter: The Farm ers' Supply company of Algona got In its work on one or more farmers in this county and the 'notes given for an agen cy are now being pushed for collection The scoundrels who took them were able to negotiate by reason of a veto b; Gov. Boies. West Bend Journal: Miss Edith Wheelock of Algona, who was visiting with the Haberger family on the nigh of our recent fire, fell, by reason of th removal of a section of the sidewall for building purposes, and sustained injuries thatprevented herreturn horn until Monday. Whittemore Champion: Frank an Warner Bixby raised 22 bushels of pop corn on half an acre. We have hear great stories about corn growing coun ties, but the boys of the coming gener ation are bound to show us right her at home that truth and cold facts ar stranger than fiction. In Iowa county, near Willlamsburg two men have raised 25 acres of sut flowers. They will thresb. out the seed which yields from 30 to 60 bushels pe acre. A bushel of seed will make gallon of oil, which is labeled and sol as olive oil. Ground pepper is mad from the hull of the seed. It is est mated that the 25 acres will bring i $2,000 this season. Li-vermore Gazette: Consul Phil. C Hanna evidently fills his' office to th entire satisfaction of the democrati administration, as well as to the repub lican, and his friends here are fas losing hope ol seeing him return horn in a hurry. His wife therefore wil terminate her visit to her parents her on the 26th of this month and return t South America, much to the regret o her relatives and associates in thi country. Whittemore Champion: At th democratic convention at Algona las Thursday, C. L. Lund was placed i nomination for i-epresentative undo protest. He plead lack of time to at tend business these hard times, but i would require 110 great stretch of im agination to believe that he was aversi to entering the field against his popu lar townsman, S, S. Sessions, who has wider acquaintance with public affair of the state. Some time ago an account went th rounds of the draining of Owl lake The drainage was a success, but in a unlucky moment the owner, Mr. Peai son of Fort Dodge, started a fire to bur off the weeds, and now his lake is wors than ever. The peat bottom was dry a tinder and at last reports the fire wa 12 foot down and still'going. Owl lak is not to be extinguished by any ordi nary ditch, It will now be a lake mor than ever, A Rolfe correspondent to the Stat Register says: Bennett Mitchell wa the man, who when presiding elder c the Algona district, circulated a "blac record" against the republican nomine for circuit judge. The elder's plan was to circulate the paper ejectlo morning when too late for a replv This was the beginning of the prohibi tion party here, as the Methodist breth ren who peddled Mitchell's M blac record" afruinst the judge were severe ly scorou for it and found a home i the greenback or prohibition parties and the Methodist preachers foun' short salaries for years, just as man. members now tell their stewards wil be the case next year. The following interesting item i from the Webster City Graphic: H weighs 340 pounds and he passed th office door without looking in. Year ago we knew him well. Then he was poor, hard-working man, and not quit' so heavy as now. put there was some thing in his head as well as under hi waistcoat, and by his untiring energy keen sagacity and eternal "stickative ness," he is now well to do in tbj worl4's goods, »n4 be a*4 bis work ar widely w4 favorably known all oye the great northwest, Oh! bis name Well, we b&4 almost forgotten that He is supb a great, Wg fellow now, wears so mucft better clothes tbon b ta ftat ft* wteW «>t want i 1 PARTING OF THE WAYS, Me Tells Us the Day tor Separating the Sheep from the Goats is Neaf at Hand—Spicy Reading. Following is Senator L. it. Bolter's etter to the chairman of the populist itate committee, in full: Hon. R. G. Scott, Des Molries, Iowa.— Dear Sir: Your kind letter of the 20th Inst. duly received and all must admit the truth of what you say. Yes, we have come to a parting of the ways. A political revolution s upon us. The lines are rapidly forming, jut arc not yet so distinct as to be visible to the unaided eye. The day for separating ;he sheep from the goats or rather from the Wolves, draws near. The question now Is whether our system of government shall be Dlutocra-' : .c or democratic. The American icople today are the greatest debtor people in the earth and these debts, though represented in different forms, are largely helc by Great Britan. To adopt a single gold standard at this time, under such clrcum stances would be equal to, aye worse than, placing a British guard over every house, The fraud of 1878, miscalled an act of congress, should uncondltipnally and withoul time to debate, be repealed. Nor should congress stop hero. A full legal tender pa per mouey should at once be provided foi iind enough issued, directly by the government, not only to relieve the present stringency, hut sufficient in quantity to do the vast business of tho country on a "pay-as you-go" principle. The stupendous crime of placing chattel mortgages on children not i yet born, by using bonds payable by some future generation, should not only forever hereafter cease, but an attempt so to do should be regarded and punished, not as a high misdemeanor merely, hut as a cowardly and wicked felony. I am a candidate for no office whatever, nor do I ever again expect to be, hence this is not sent to captivate the populace merely. Nor is it a new-horn zeal nor a recent Inspiration, for all who know me best are well, aware that these have been my oft-expressed sentiments long before there was a greenback party, long before there was any party formed, pledging itself to such principles. Had always hoped and believed, however, that should the democratic party, in whose cause I have faithfully labored all iny manhood's years, come into power, It would adopt these or similar measures at once, or without unnecessary delay. I find, however, that the power of patronage now seems to be greater than even a crown. We are in the midst of such a financial drouth as never overshadowed the republic before. Under the present conditions It Is clear that all mortgaged houses must go. Tens of thousands of homes that are mortgaged, but whose owners are in debt, -must also be swallowed up by the same insatiable maw if the present situation continues for even a few months or at most a few year This Is admitted by all. What remedy is proposedl In Washington we are told by leading men of both parties, that the remedy lies in making money still scarcer, the unconditional repeal of the Sherman act! In Iowa we are informed by very high authority that no national issues need apply for consideration, that we really have no voice or influence whatever over these great and pressing questions, that all our ills in this state lie on the gate-way of the beer keg issue, that if relief shall come at all It must come through the bung of the beer barrel, that If we can only get proper legislation on this, then will the rocks not only pour forth rivers of oil, hut we shall be enabled to wash our weary steps, not in butter, but In beer. Thanking you for your kind invitation to enter the canvass, will say I am not yet in a situation where my work, such as you suggest, would be of value to the cause. Having been a democrat all my life and claiming the above expressed views to be In full accord with true democracy, as Indicated by Its patriotic founders, its platform and all Its sacred traditions, I still prefer to be classed and known as such. If, however, you will kindly send me some of those speeches, such as the one you sent me, it was a good one, I will distribute them to such as in my judgment still adhere to this doctrine, which I conceive to bo the democratic faith. Truly and very respectfully yours, L. R. BOMKU. ConsreBBinan Bryan's Position. Last week the Nebraska state democratic convention endorsed Cleveland's silver policy against Congressman Bryan's vigorous protest. The following dispatch, taken from tho Dubuque Telegraph tells the story: In the democratic convention late last night, after the adoption of the majority report of the committe on resolutions favoring the repeal of the Sherman silver purchase act and the rejection of Congressman Bryan's amendment in favor of the unlimited coinage of silver. Bryan announced his withdrawal from the democratic party." The comment of the Telegraph, which is the ablest democratic paper in Iowa, in line with the Bolter letter, shows how sentiment is running in this state: " It is safe to say that all Nebraska democrats who are not seeking or expecting favors from the national administration, will follow the brilliant congressman's example, and that the ticket just nominated at Lincoln will be overwhelmingly defeated. The case, however, is not, as implied by tho dispatch, one of abandonment of the democratic party by Congressman Bryan It is a case of abandonment by the party itself of a principle which in state convention in 1890 it solemnly and emphatically affirmed and of repudiation by the organization of the currency plank of the national platform. Bryan has not left the party; the party has left him. He remains true to democrat pi-inclples,but the organization with which he has affiliated, more eager for patronage plums than for the welfare of the country, has not only surrendered, but is antagonizing them, __ Mr. Bryan is only one of millions of demo crats, who have concluded that if the party is to be used to bolster Cleveland's pro-Wall street policy and to perpetuate the class legislation against which it has protested in the past, it is time for them to seek other political associations. Cleveland has irretrievably split the organization which elected him. Hereafter the western and south ern wing, which believes in popular government and not In government of, by and for the money power will be found in congressional and national elections, working, shoulder to shoulder with tbe populists," A 9000 __ G,Ja«ma Tells Wby Every former 8bou?4 y«e a Sensible Wogpn Broad-tired, low-wheeled wagons on a farnjar«i necessity. To lift and pitch. n|l there bw to to bfvuled OR the looked after, and that is the width of the tire. A ttarrow tire cuts Iflto the ground a«d It Hot Only hurts, the land, aut makes the draught bdavler 5 while a wide tire prevents cutting down, hut at the same time lessens the draught. There is only one place where a narrow tire Is in Its place and that Is in a per > fectlj' hard road, ft thing that only exists a short period of the year. If the wagons were built with wide tlrea that now run on the highway, there would be a great saving of horse flesh and far better roads. Nothing is so wearing on roads as narrow tires. Oft very muddy roads they are hard on the team, as they sink deep down Into the mud. With wide tires the road would be, soon packed smooth and bec'ome compact and solid. _ NOUTHEEN IOWA BAPTISTS MEET, Delegations Gather In AlKona (MM GETS THE BIG Pffiffi, The Cleaf take Shooter Wins the World's Fair ftfojihy aM the First Money, $600, The Inter-county Rifle tournament at Algona Last Week Well Attended—Some Good Scores. for a Four IJnys* Session—A Notn- blo Meeting of Baptists. Sunday evening the four days' session of the Northern Iowa Baptist association closed in a union service at which Dr. Witter told in a graphic way of his experiences in Assam, India, where he spent several years in missionary work. The church was crowded and the large audienci enjoyed the descriptions of life and manners in the great east. In the morning two notable sermons were " Teach All Nations" by Rev. Dr. Stetson of Des Moines college, and "Christ Lifted Up," by Rev. Call of Webster City. Throughout the session very able addresses were given. Saturday the young peoples' society was given special prominence, and in the evening Rev. F. N. Eldridge, state Sunday school missionary, spoke_ of •young people and their possibilities. Tlie largest number of delegates that tiave yet attended were present, over 100 in all being here. In one instance women drove from Pocahontas to attend. Among the ministers were Rev. and Mrs. Moxie of Humboldt, Dr. and Mrs. Bevan of Estherville, Rev. Laid- iey Qf Bancroft, Rev. Sonnor of Liyer- more, Rev. Wilcox of Renwick, Rev. Plumbley of Goldfleld, Rev. Storks of Ayrshire, Rev. Stone of Eagle Grove, Rev- Warrington of Whittemore, Rev. Rairdon of Washington, Rev. Zellhofer of Eagle Grove, and Mrs. O. E. Campbell of Clarence. All who came were pleased with the grea.t success of the meeting. Rev. Dor ward desires in behalf of all to thank the people for their hospitality, and also the other denominations for their assistance. Public Notice Extraordinary. We wish to announce that from this date we will meet all comers at our office for the purpose of supplying them with money in any amount, from five dollars to ten thousand, on any kind of secui'ity from a boot-jack, race horse, town residence, or a good farm. SKINNER BROS. Over State Bank, Algona. Farm for Rent. Tho Ingham dairy farm, west of Algona is for rent for one or more years. Call at Kossuth County bank. Minneapolis Exposition. On account of the Industrial Exposition to be held at Minneapolis, Minn., from Sept. 6 to Oct. 7, 1893, the Northwestern line will, on frequent dates, sell excursion tickets to Minneapolis and return at low rates. For tickets and full information apply to agents of Chicago & Northwestern railway.-25t5 Allthe friends of Charley Grimm of Clear Lake, who has attended so many shooting contests in Algona, will be pleased to road of his good luck in the world's fair contest at Chicago last Thursday. Here Is the Herald's report: For two days the crack shots of the country have been blazing away at live pigeons at Watson's park, Burnside. It was the greatest live bird shoot of the year, and the winner, Charles Grimm of Clear Lake, Iowa, has no_t only captured the world's fair championship, but has landed $600 in money and a handsome and commemorative trophy to boot. The contest, which opened Wednesday and was concluded yesterday, was at 100 live birds and the entrance fee was $125. The guns were limited to 12 bores, weighing eight pounds, and tho rise was 30 yards for all guns. There were but 12 contestants. Grimm killed96 birds. J. A. R. Elliott of Kansas City was unsteady at the start, missing six out of 10 birds, but he finished strong, killing 92 birds and capturing second money, $360. George Kleinman of" Chicago pressed the Kansas City man close and won third mofley, §240, by grassing 91 birds. The final score follows: Killed. Charles Grimm, Clear Lake,. Iowa 90 J. A. K. Elliott, Kansas City, Mo 92 Geo. Kleinman, Chicago..,,. 91 Harry McMurohy, Syracuse, N.Y 90 Crittenden Robinson, San Francisco, Cal.... 89 Robert Welch, Philadelphia, Pa 89 A. L. Bennett, Kansas City, Mo 88 C. W. Budd, Des Moines, Iowa 88 F. S. Parmalee, Omaha, Neb 88 J. A. Ruble, Chicago 80 Capt. A. W. Money, London, England 70 George Work, New York, (withdrew) 37 Budd of Des Moines, Parmalee of Omaha, and Bennett of Kansas City killed 88 each. George Work of New York missed 13 out of his first 50; and dropped out of the race. Capt. Money's luck was against him. At tho Algona Range. The rifle team of Company C, Webster City, arrived Thursday for a contest on the Algona range, but the Fort Dodge boys failed to put in an appearance. Those here were Capt.' Aug. Hoffman, Sergt. W. F. Smith, Corp. Jesse Stearns, and Privates W. J. Ruple and T. H. Forrest. No picked team from the Algona company was chosen, but all the boys shot. Chas. Witham led at all ranges except 600 yards, Walter Ward having the best score there. The visitors made some good scores and enjoyed themselves. They are very enthusiastic about the range and want the regimental camp and state shoot held at Algona. Capt. Haggard had made excellent arrangements for entertaining the visitors, especially in improving the range. The targets have been re-set further north and the shooting is much better and the range longer. He had also a telephone connection, having secured J. W. Tennant's instruments. The range was in every respect as good as the best, and the visitors declared the best they had ever seen. WE want all our customers to least one package of Friend's Oats. W. F. Carter. try at White SEE Taylor's remnant counter.-29t2 A RED heifer calf eight weeks old strayed from Shadle & Son's slaughter yard. Please return. FOR "Milwaukee Day" at the world's fair the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway will sell excursion tickets at Algona on Oct. 11 and 12 at $12.25 for the round trip. Return coupons good until Oct. 18.—It Go to John Grove's hardware for Glidden barb wire. It is the best. SEE those Ideal oil heaters—just the thing to heat a room on a cool morning before you wish to set up your coal burner—at John Grove's hardware. BEFORE painting your house buy the Minnesota linseed oil paints of John Grove. It ROUND Oaks lead. Grove's. For sale at John BLACK German knitting, 80 cts. per skein at Taylor's,-29t2 WE still lead in the matter of choice butter. M. Z. Grove & Son, Don Lowis, (Hace Kecord 3:47), Timed separately in race in 2:33f. By Sarcenette 2:16J, 1st dam by Bashaw Druary 4775, 2d dam by Grey Eagle 897. Will make fall stand at Algona, $15 to insure in foal, $7.50 single leap. Also colts brokenand trained, 28 FLOYD GILLETT, C. D, PETTIBONE'S butter rooms will be closed except Saturdays for a few weeks.— 28t2 ALL-wool dress at 35 cts., worth 7< roods, fine imported, i cts., at Taylor's. TRY Friend's White Rolled Oats at W. F. carter's. CHARLES CJTV cheese, brick cheese, Edam cheese, pine apple cheese, club house cheese, and Parmason cheese at W. P, Carter's. ' -- W NEW maple sap at W. F. Carter's. — — • — - IB ' ~ FWENO'S Museatine White Rolled Oats are sold in 2tt> packages and are the finest goods packed. Tor sale at W. F. Carter's, FUB trimming & Taylor'9-- PEESONAL MOVEMENTS. Rev. and Mrs. Bagnell are in Chicago. D. A. Haggard goes to the white city tonight. Samuel Reed started Saturday for Chicago. Mrs. Rev. Flannigan was visiting here yesterday. Miss C. T. Dodd and Mrs. Starr went to Chicago last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Blackford have been taking in the fair. Judge Cook came up from Webster City Monday for court. S. S. Sessions was called to Des Moines on business last Thursday. A. Humiston was in town last week. He is living with his son at Scranton. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wadsworth went to Chicago Monday night, also Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Vesper. J. T. Chrisohilles arrived yesterday and his family will follow. They are welcome to Algona. Geo. Simpkins has been running the Winkle hardware store while Henry and wife are in Chicago, Mrs. Will. Brace of Fredricksburg has been visiting relatives and friends here for the past few weeks. Miss Alice Spear returned to Algona after a four years' absence, yesterday. Mr, and Mrs. Spear met her in Chicago. Judge Thomas arrived yesterday and opened court. He is looking well and is in excellent health. This is his only term in the year. Frank Pompe was in town Saturday on his way to Chicago. He said a big crowd was going from Whittemore Sunday. Dr. Sayers is back from three weeks in Ohio and at the fair. He says we don't know what hard tiroes are here compared to Ohio. Misses Edith Clarke and Cornie Ingham, and Harvey Ingham went to Eagle Grove Friday to attend a reception given by Eugene Sohaffter. About 40 were present and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Eagle Grove is very sociable, and one of the growing cities of the northwest. I HAVE some nine pigs for sale, also a few hundred bushels of potatoes. William Nelson, Lund's farm,—28 TWENTY pounds dried California grapes for $1 at W, P. Carter's. GOOD muslin 5 cts. at Taylor'g.-29t3 I AM ready to break colts and winter horses at the fair grounds, C. A. at

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