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.^WPnV' m W: fHtlft LlftLE 6AME, 1 &3okt en tlii iottUiiip, bat fie fcih*d It. A Certain Englishman, whotnaybeknown ' ai fc6*d C—, wa« visiting an American 6Hy where society received him with open ***» At the 6*me tline that It acknowl- ,-J in prlTftte the extreme difficulty It id In entertaining him. Hid lordship „ -nltf not talk j perhaps he could not. At Any rate he showed Very little interest In in6st topics of conversation, and seemed deplorably obtuse to the point of a good Story. Only one person, a brilliant woman named Mrs, A*—-, had the least success In Wflking him to a semblance of conversational life, and she was consequently saddled With the task of amusing him at whatever gathering they appeared. "1/ord C— will take you out to dinner," Jny dear," her hostess Would whisper. "Now do your best to amuse him, won't you, for ! do want the dinner to be a success, and his long silences are so depressing!" At first the situation was rather amusing to the victim so constantly laid on the block Of conversation, but there came a time when she was heartily tired of it, and frankly acknowledged to herself that she was "talked out." Time Went on, however, as time has a way of doing, and one evening came the farewell dinner to Lord C . He was to leave town the next morning, and his host- esfe sought out his entertainer with the well worn request: "N6W do make him talk, dear. He will Sit beside you as usual." But Mrs. A had a headache, and moreover her wits had deserted her,- She had talked of everything with this noncommittal man, from the house of lords to fox hunting, and she felt absolutely hope* less of finding another subject in which he might take even a fleeting interest. A bright idea occurred to her, and she said to him, in a low tone, as soon as they were seated at table: "I have a headache tonight, and it doesn't seem to me that I can talk. Yet we must say something or be thought very peculiar, BO I will turn to you and say in an animated tone, 'One—two—three?' You can reply, with great earnestness, 'Four—five- six!' "I will become argumentative and assert, •Seven—eight—nine—ten I' and you can gently contradict me by counting up to twenty. So we can continue for a whole evening, without having to exert ourselves to think." The idea struck the Englishman as being exceedingly funny, and the plan was forthwith carried out. The lady was animated, the gentleman amused. In fact, he broke into such guffaws of laughter that the rest > ef the table ceased talking to listen, but in Tain. Both were discreet, and at such crises counted in almost inaudible tones. After dinner, so delighted was Lord C- — with the game that he insisted on following his companion into a corner and playing it until 10 o'clock, when he left her exhausted but triumphant. He had no sooner gone than his hostess rushed over to Mrs.. A and exclaimed: "How did you do it? May I ask what loused him to such interest?" But the culprit shook her head seriously tCSd replied, "It was entirely confidential." The story was too good to keep, however, and she told it to several intimate friends. One of them, a young mun who did not know the Englishman in question, once repeated it in a Canadian household where he was a visitor. He did not scruple to set forth the Englishman's general obtuseness and density, and when ho had finished a gentleman whose name he had not caught said with quiet emphasis: "She may have been makinggame of me, but it was the pleasantest evening I ever spent in my life and I forgive her." It was Lord C , and the abashed young man could not help feeling that his lordship hod the better of it.—Youth's Companion. Business Sympathy. A bright printer's clerk who was instructed to write a letter of condolence to a firm, the head of which had recently died, did it in this way: "We are greatly pained to learn of the loss sustained by your house, and extend to you our heartiest sympathy. We notice that the circular you send us announcing Mr. -—'s death was lithographed in the provinces. We regret that you did not see your way clear to let us estimate for the work. The next time there is a bereavement in your house we shall be glad to quote for your printing, and are confident that we can give you better work at less cost than anybody else in the business. Hoping soon to hear from you, we remain, With profound sympathy, yours truly." There is something soothing in that last sentence.—Million. m mmm toss MOIND& ALGO^A, IOWA, WEB^BBAY, mvmmn i> isaa r—. Governor-, f| FRANK D, JACKSON, •«•— J of i*oik county. , Lieutenant Goveroof, fl WARREN S. DUNGAN, ' ' Of Lucas county. Foi» Judge of Supreme Court, GIFFORD S. ROBINSON, Of Johnson county. For Superintendent of Public Instruction, HENRY SABIN. Of Polk county. For Railroad Commissioner, JOHN W. LUKE. Of Franklin county. a a a n n n n n n LEGISLATIVE TICKET. For Representative 83d District, S. S. SESSIONS. Of Algona. COUNTY TICKET. For Treasurer, B. H, SPENCER. Of Algona. For Sheriff, C. C. SAMPSON. Of Whittemore. For Superintendent, B. F. REED. Of Algona. For Supervisors, C. C. CHUBB. Of Cresco. B. F. SMITH. Of Ramsay. For Surveyor, C. A. TELLIER. Of Algona. For Coroner, W. E. H. MORSE. Of Algona. following Governor, HORACE BOIES, Of Blaekh&wk county. For Lieutenant Governor, S, L. BESTOW, Of Lucas county. For Judge of Supreme Court, JOHN CLIGQITT. Of Cerro Qordo county. ___^ For Superintendent of Public Instruction, f| J. B. KNOEPFLER. '' ' ' ' Of Allamakee county, For Railroad Commissioner, THOMAS BOWMAN. Of Pottawattamie county. LEGISLATIVE TICKET. For Representative 83d District, C. L. LUND. Of Irvington. D FOf Cover flOf , J« M. JOSEPH, Of Union county. For Lieutenant Governor 1 , J - T < ANDERSON. Of Wlimebago county. For Judge of Supreme Court, A. W. C, WEEKS, Of Madison county. For Superintendent of Public Instruction, Fl MRS. E. J. WOODROW. '•" ' ' Of Marshall county. For Railroad Commissioner, JOHN IDLE. Of Louisa county. ,.,....,....,., PI I* ••-"•'• I PI '"' ...... ' rum ^ fl '•" ' D n n n COUNTY TICKET. For Treasurer, L. C. SMITH. Of Algona. For Sheriff, P. G. PETTIBONE. Of Bancroft. For Superintendent, For Supervisors, C. H. LICHTY. Of Lit Verne. LARS JOHNSON. Of Seneca. For Surveyor, D LEGISLATIVE HCKET. For Representative, 83d District, M. DeL. PARSONS. Of Cresco. D For Coroner, F. C. HEFLIN. Of Swea City. COUNTY TICKET. For Treasurer, R. E. DAVISON. Of Bancroft. For Sheriff, GEO. V. DAVIS JR. Of Swea. For Superintendent, EVA WHITNEY. Of Greenwood. For Supervisors, THOS. HANNA. Of Hurt. For Governor, BENNETT MITCHELL. Of Crawford county. For Lieutenant Governor, J, C. REED. Of Keokuk county. For Judge of Supreme Court, J. A, HARVEY, Of Polk county. For Superintendent of Public Instruction, D BELLE H, MIX. Of Dee Molnes county. For Railroad Commissioner, G, W. DUTTON. Of Woodbury county. a a a a a PI JAS. H. CHRISTENSEN. ' ' Of Ramsay. a : Ramsay. For Surveyor, n... For Coroner, be adopted ? That the sum of Seven Thousand dolllars ( t j, ooo) be raised by a special tax to build a tBtarf ^^^ Mf lmabM ^^ I hereby certify that the above is a correct copy of the official ballot for the state, legislative, and county, as shown by the certificates of nomination on file in my office. Yes. No. C. M. DOXSEE, Co. Auditor. Public Notice Extraordinary. We wish to announce that from thi date we will meet all comers at our of flee for the purpose of supplying them with money in any amount, from five dollars to ten thousand, on any kind o security from a boot-jack, race horse town residence, or a good farm. SKINNER BROS. Over State Bank, Algona. TWENTY pounds dried California grapes for §1 at W. F. Carter's. FINANCIAL. ~ — ------ — - ------ »-^^^V^ w ^x^^^^.rf-^-^^^^N^N rf ^ w *-^^-. Kossuth County State Bank Bunkoing a Bunkoer. "You have some fine ducks this morning," said the kindly old schoolmaster to the poulterer. "Yes, sir; all fresh today." "What is the price?" "You can take your choice, sir. I have them at all prices." "Well, I want to give my boys a treat, but I do not want them to be too tender, There are a dozen here—pick out four of the toughest." Th» poulterer obeyed. "Here, sir, you , have four of the toughest birds in my shop." "Thank you, sir," said the schoolmaster; "I'll take the other eight."—Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, CAPITAL .............................. $50,000 Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. WM. H. INGHAJI .................... President J. B. JONES .................... Vice President LEWIS H. SMITH ...................... Cashier Directors-Win. H. Ineham, John G. Smith, ™ B Y,r J °, nes ' T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devino. The First National Bank O3T PROFESSIONAL. ^- n - f ~*^*^*~^~^-l~*^^r>*^^s++ir***^*t^. GEO. E. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over First National bonk, Algona, la. W. B. QUARTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Over Kossuth County bank, Algona,. Iowa. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera, House block. w. c. DAMSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Loans and collections. Over Durdall & Co 's. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over Chrlschilles' store. L. K. OARFIELD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office, State St., one door east of Cordingley Residence, McGregor St., east of the public school building. H. C. McCOY, M. D,, PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Special attention to city practice. CAPITAL ................. ......... 850,000 Special attention given to collections. AMB110SK A. CALL ................. President D. H. HUTCH1NS .............. Vice President WM. K. FEUUUSON ................... Cashier Directors— D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson n?n"& D £ r " cell8r - w -, F- Carter, Ambrose A Call, R. H. Spencer, Win. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. A Horse Knows the Difference between good and bad wagon grease. CASH CAPITAL, 850,000. will wye ypujTitonft, save yowi oa god g§yp your money. It's slickest , grease jrpn ever 6ijw. ALQONA, IOWA., Officers and Directors— A. D, Clarke, President, C. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Chas. C. St. Clalr, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, W. C. Tyrrell, Myron Schenclc, Thos. F. Cooke. General Banking. I'UIVAIB SAFETY DEPOSIT VAVLTS. You May Think This Is a Picnic Party; But if so you are left; it is that good old lady, Mother Hubbard _ —you see she has her mother hubbard on—the one you have all read about so many times. In anticipation of her visitors, which come tomorrow, she has started out, accompanied by her numerous children—you know she had whole raft of them—and there is no mistaking the fact that she is headed for artefs Mammoth Grocery. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa, J. M. PRIDE, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office over Jno. Gooders 1 store, on State street Algona, Iowa. T. J. FELLING, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Consultation in English and German. Office and residence over H. Goetsch's store, Whittemore, Iowa. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S., SUR&EON DENTIST. Office over the State Bank, Algona, Iowa. DENTIST. A, L. RIST, D. D, S, Local anaesthetic for deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. WaOliam's OiFa iid Grease Co, Other abstractors have pooled. We're not in it. We have been in the business for 32 years and don't have to sell, but are here to stay. Our work is GUARANTEED and will be done at living prices, I Smith, OBKHNAL NOTICE. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF KOSSUTH County, Iowa,—John W. Lutz, Millard E. Lutz, and Chester F. Lutz against Lydia Eutz, Elizabeth R. Lutz and Cyrus A. Lutz. To said defendants: You are hereby notified that a petition of the plaintiffs in the above-entitled action is now on file in the office of the clerk of said court, claiming of you the partition of the south half of the northeast quarter, the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter, and the north half of the southeast quarter of Section Thirty-four; also the north half of the southeast quarter, and the southwest quarter o( the southeast quarter of Section No. Twenty-eight, all in Township No. One Hundred, north of Range No. Twenty- eight west of the 6th P. M., Iowa, and also *?. "*"*"*'» v^v , *. , «»•! *«!¥•*, auu Cl*al asking that their title be quieted and confirmed in them; and unless you appear thereto and defend on or before noon of the second d4y of the next December term of said district court, to be begun and holden at the court house in Algona, in said county, on the llth day ot December, 1893, default will be entered against you and Judgment rendered thereon. flTCrk w nr. A r>rrtx 32H GEO. B. CLARKE, Plaintiff's Attorney. She knows a good thing when she sees it, and she knows where to see it in immense quantities—at Carter's, of course. ' You make no common error when you emulate her example and go there yourself. It's always safe, and you can't be sorry for it if you try. New State Bank Block, Algona, Iowa. W. F. CARTER. A HOTEL Office. A Round Oak stove An old man—the landlord- hear what he says: " There it has stood for fifteen years ; not a blemish on it today ; keeps the fire just as good, all night and all day if I want it; sometimes I burn wood, in real cold weather coal—soft coal; many a dollar it has saved me." This is only one of thousands. It always pleases. You get the worth of your money. Can you ask more? Do you want the best? If so, we sell it. See the name on the leg. Sold on"JOHN GROVE,: When looking- For a cook stove or range, remember I handle the..,. Garland, Also Heath & Milligan Paints, Iron and Wood Pumps. Please call and get prices and look my stock over. T, "W. YOU WANT TO KNOW Whom to get to do your painting, paper hanging, kalsomlnlng, etc. S JAS. A. OBB IS THE MAN, And he takes this method of telling the public that he is ready for the sprine bus iness in that line, and will guarantee satisfaction every time. Consult him for prices—you know his work Is first class. He gets the latest fashions in decm-ii lions and wall papering from Philadelphia every month. Shop on Call Street Tbe undersigned having bought out the meat market formerly owned by H. J. Edens wish to say that they will be glad to meet all old customers, as well as the new ones that may favor them with their patronage, hoping by kind treatment and fair dealing to receive % part of the public pat THE ALGONA SUPPLY HOUSE Will furnish you anything in the line of CREAMERY ; SUPPLIES, Price? guaranteed. Send your orders when tn 9..