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fOS6M ft) Wl fflAf I'-Tl&'C*"t *-" ; " ~ -, t ST^V*--^ 1 "*,_'•' «',* v '"-4 c,"-^ **** " f " *? '~\"-A. f ,'vy,, ' ,- -^ --; •" "~p .' ,- 'J i > ' -i •,* ''""-"• , * V ' ; jraJtonnaBt AMKMtA. IOWA, w Special Sale this week is ori.,.,, This v sale continues until June 28. l& *&'I* John Cronin. fe F i%"' We Want The Ladies i to know that we are now more fully prepared than ever before to supply the wants they , . «may have in Fine Millinery Goods. The styles for '98 are pretty, indeed, and we can show you *' everything in the very latest. The safest plan is for you to call and see for yourself—we will assist you—we are sure we can please you in everything, not excepting the price. ' Matson & McCall. Bancroft, Germania, fttod tittfeime Af 6 la It Mils 1real—#be tfewe InKossnth County. Fourth of July celebration programs are being gotten up for Bancroft, Germania and Lii Verne. At Bancroft ft big sham battle is to be a feature. Between 70 and 80 citizens are taking daily drill to prepare themselves for the battle. The body of men so drilling will be divided into two companies. Captain J. B. Byers will have command of one, and probably Lieutenant Wll<- fred P. Johnson of Pillsbury academy, Owatonna, Minn., will command the other, Judge Quarton will be orator of the day at Germania. B. F. Smith is In charge of the racing program, which is to be very fine. Lu Verne has committees appointed, but no program announced as yet. Geo. W. Hanna is president of the day and head of the program committee. Bicycles Repaired, Lawn Mowers """» Sharpened, Saws Filed, J. L. EDMONDS, , IOWA. Two floors pouth of TJ. D. M. office. Burt Monitor. G. S. Angus is in Dakota letting mail routes for Cowles& Murtagh. H. O, Buell was last week trying to buy out Wm. Stock well's furniture store. The deal, however, will probably not materialize. J. W. Wadsworth came up to run the bank Tuesday. Cashier Smith was attending the' Falkenhalner-Haggard wedding at Algona. John Kerr and C. H. Nichols with their wives are taking in the sights at the Omaha exposition. There are a number from Burt who will go later. Mrs. J. H. Grover, while alighting from a wagon last week, in some way fell, breaking her leg between the knee and ankle. The ankle was also badly wrenched. Rev. Frank Barslou preached in the Methodist church Sunday evening. He gave a good sermon. We are told that at Klemme, where he has a permanent charge, he is held in the highest esteem and is meeting with success. Fred R. Anderson, formerly of Bancroft, who went to Missouri last fall, is now running a grocery store in Des Moines. He did not like Missouri. In the coming county convention Burt and Wesley each have seven votes, the highest of any of the townships. Last year Burt had eight votes, but In the slump we lost less than others. Wesley, Bancroft, Whittemore and Ledyard each lost two votes. Burt has three young men who want to enlist and go to the front, and their going only hinges upon whether or not they will be granted the opportunity. J. F. Sundermeyer, Clarence Lane, and Will Goodlad are the men. They have been practicing the drills and marches and are very anxious to go. Letters from Rev. Greenshields convey the intelligence that they reached Montreal, Canada, May 31, and sailed on the morning of June 1. Mrs. Greenshields at that time had stood the journey well and was feeling better thanr when they left Burt. By this time they are in Scotland. Of the sail down the St. Lawrence he writes that "as for the scenery it must be seen before a person can have anything of an adequate idea of its surpassing beauty." visit with his fcnntor, Dr. Brown, for a Week ot> BO. Charley Jones 1 father^ t>. M. Jones, and sistej, Jennie, arrived from tJniofi Grove, Wls.« yesterday and are guests al his home tot a short time. Gregory. Bruxer left Tuesday morning for LeMars, where he will go into the blacksmith business. Greg, is a good workman, and we wish him success in his new field. Mrs. Thos. Gray and son, Homer, returned yesterday from their visit at Grundy Center. They were accompanied by Mrs. Gray's niece. Miss Susie Pflffner, who will visit here for some time. Landlord Adams has remodeled the interior of the Sherman house somewhat this week, At the end of the hall leading into the dining room he has had a doorway cut through the partition into the kitchen. Whittemore Champion. The Algona school board has hired Prof. Bowers as "principal of the central building consisting of ten rooms. Their visit of inspection in our school a few days ago satisfied them as to his qualifications for the position and time will prove that they have made a wise choice. WOMEN JJlj!NB-TBNTH8 Of all the pain andslcknessfrom •which women suffer is caused by weakness or derangement in the organs of menstruation, Nearly always <|| when a. woman is not well these organs are affected. But when they are strong and healthy a wpman te very seldpm elpk. I» nature's prevision for the regu- WW of the menstrual function, ]t cures all"female troubled' Jt fc equally effective for the girl to - her teens, the young wife with do- S?! 8 ' $*?* maternal cares, and Fen ton Notes. Burt Monitor: Our creamery company held their annual meeting last Monday and elected Emil Dreyer, and re-elected Milt Moore as directors. F. Bailey got the job of hauling butter. Ed. Murtagh of Algona was present and wasreappointed treasurer. Mr and Mrs. Hugh Lackey and daughter from Wisconsin are here visiting at F. L. Ranney's. Ledyarii .Leader, It is rumored that Armstrong is to have a second paper. If it is a fact it will find the Journal red hot opposition. George 0. Call was up from Algona Thursday and made the necessary arrangements for the erection of a house on one of his north Kossuth farms* E. H. Stephens, H. F. Bletcb and Unas, Dlnger have returned from their fishing trip with fish galore and they have been busy all the afternoon distributing their catch, Ledyard now has a "cooler" and hereafter when a fellow comas along looking for a handout, just send him to the city marshal and a way will be provided for him to earn his daily bread. A. Kiphart of Otbo, Webster county, has purchased a residence property in Ledyard, and arrived with his family a short time ago and took up their residence here, Mr. Kiphart is a No. 1 blacksmith and has opened up a shoo near the creamery, While on his way to town one day last week W, A. Hall dug up a small plant and brought in forour inspection, and we, like Mr. Hall, pronounced it a very nice specimen of Canada, thistle. We understand that these thistles are becoming quite numerous in some parts of this end of the county. People can- pot afford to lose a minute in the extermination of this thrifty and «bnox- lous pl»«fc, It is one of the worst things & man can hftve on bis farm. Wesley Reporter. F. A. Corey has given his pacing colt the name of Schley, To our personal knowledge this Is the first colt named after the commodore. Last Friday night Matt McDermott came very near losing his life. During the night, owing to the storm he went up on Mrs. Yorker's new building to fasten sotne boards, und iu coming down ho decided to slip from the roof to the scaffold, but to his surprise the scaffold had been removed, and he fell. Happily, however, he caught onto the lower part of the window casing and this prevented what might have been a bad accident, as the fall would have been about 18 feet. Bancroft Register. Miss Sarchett of Algona, a sister of our merchant Charles, bus been visiting at the latter's home this week. Mrs. H. W. Robu this week served notice of divorce proceedings on her husband on the grounds of non support, and has levied on his properties here to satisfy the probable alimony decree of WT? , court when the case is decided. With her son she is now Jiving with her parents near Algona. Swea City Herald. Why spend a large sum of money for car fare to attend a summer scbdol at a distance when Algona offers one by the best instructors in this part of the atate? J, A. Cronholm was awarded the contract last Saturday for supplying woven wire fencing for all the school house grounds in Swea township. Johnny Hart came back from Iowa City on Monday. The athletic association of the state university disbanded last week and John concluded to return to Swea City. I-iuVerno Mews. E. H. Beardsley received the sad news Monday that his sister, Miss Edith Beardsley, had died that day in the hospital at Minneapolis, where she had been sick for some time. Mr. Beardsley was unable to leave his duties to attend the funeral, which was held Wednesday.' Mr. Andruss of Trvington does not put the pig in the parlor, but bas just built a parlor pig-pen with high roof, glass windows, a hall through the center and several partitions. It is amod- el and modern pig pen. Geriuaiila Standard, Flossie D., one of B. F. Smith's select running horses, won the free-for-all repeat half mile race at George, Iowa, last week. Mr. Smith returned from the races Saturday and is in good spir- n ^° J hink how nice 'y the animal won. B. F. lias, two other runners that will make something of themselves before the year is out. Gildersleeve will run later on. On July 3, the Lutheran Evangelical church will have a mission festival. Prof. Ernst of St. Paul, president of the Lutheran synod, to which the congregation belongs, will preach the festival sermon. Revs. Koenig and Weller of Wesley and Goodell will also be present and address the people in German and •kngliah. -Dinner and supper will be served, _ rr THERE'S scarcely a disease that constipation will not bring. Kills you li tie by little. Rocky Mountain Tea positively cures. Aek your druggist. WHY use inferior goods and imitations of coffee when Chase & Sanborn's coffees are cheapest? 45 A gallon of FgRB UNSEED on, mixed W. M. Colby attended, fch.0 pension xamining boar4 »t Algona yesterday, ge reports JO sppUoanto present, •MTU, p. T, Damson, of&jgoaa F igj$ e( j QttfeebWKtf be? fWnts, Mr. and mftkes a gallons of the BEST FAIBTT lu tfce W f ycnapstatbiu, is M ft pound TBKW, TUB? 'tor em 40 tf. y^^^Wyjft^HNF 9^9fflijlSSitHHrnf Hoi fc Ps4os, " ' "" ' ** ' * TUB -always ak$ad-is still leading, ' Qali at t&© Surt, me t&e sample machme, and get prices ra few BIOTHNa TWINS at lowest pyipes. '-, in"V S& it ~ '«•»", ~...,.,.,,py?RJp?, JONES.