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THE tfPFEK MS MOINESS ALGOKA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 1898. GRAND GRAND »»»»»*»»4 ********** THE GLORIOUS FOURTH ! *************************** A BIG CELEBRATION at the Brpwnell Shoe Store, beginning Thursday morning, June 30, and continuing until Saturday evening, July 9. We will help you celebrate the Fourth this year by selling you shoes at gloriously low prices. We mention here a few of the many bargains: MEN'S SHOES. One lot composed of different styles and various sizes, all genuine $5.00 shoes—Your choice only $2.98 One lot genuine welt, (just like a hand-sewed shoe), worth $3.50 and $4.00, at $2.50 One lot calf skin lace shoes, square toe, made for a $3.50 shoe, going on this sale (per pair) at only $2.00 Men's plow shoes and working shoes, solid as a rock, only $1.25 Men's fine shoes, sell everywhere at $1.50—going at $1.10 Boys' shoes at 98c, $1.00, $1.10, and $1.25—good ones, too. LfVDIES SHOES. Something fine and nice—one lot shoes that we have sold at $4.00. going at only $2.69 One lot ladies' fine hand-turned button shoes, plain toes- shoes that are actually worth $3.50—at only $1.25 Another lot similar to above, worth $2.50 and $3.00, only $1.00 Here is a bargain—Ladies' shoes and Oxfords, all sizes, only .75 Misses' shoes at prices so low you cannot resist buying. Children's shoes 50, 60, and .75 Infants' shoes and soft soles, one lot to close at only (pair) .15 Here is a Snap. Ladies,' Misses' and Children's Oxfords and Slippers. These goods are worth from $1 to $2.50 a pair, and all are put into one lot; your choice There is not space enough in this paper to tell you all about our great sale and the bargains we are offering. Please visit our store and look over the goods; we shall be pleased to show you the goods whether you buy or not. Come early and often. Finest of work done in our repairing department. Boots and Shoes for Cash, Boston Block, ALG-ONA, IOWA. RAILWAY TIMS CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WEST. No.l departs at 9:05 am No; 3 departs at 3:58 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 93 departsat 10:45pm No. 71 departs at 3:20pm No. 65 departs at 8:30pm TRAINS BAST. No. 2 departs at 10:45 am No. 4 departs at 6:28 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 76 departsat 10:10pm No. 94 departs at 3:20pm B. F. HBDRICK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. South— North- Freight 11:30 a 10 Mixed 7:30 a m Pass 7:05 am Freight 12:15 pm Mixed 12:15pmPass 2:40 pm Mixed 7:54pmMlxed 10:50p m Arrive at Des Moines at 12:16 p. m., 0:15 p. m., and 1:20 a. m. F. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. Keep the teachers' institute in mind. Cutting tame hay has begun. It will be a heavy crop. The farmers' mill is running at full capacity 12 hours a day. J. P. Lacy has rented the Louis Lessing house east of his present home. Eev. Bond, the popular Fenton pastor, is to be married today at Cherokee. W. C. Wheeler is building a fine, large addition to his home in the west part of town. John Hohn is talking of opening a flour store in town. He ought to have a good patronage. The season, all around, was never better for crops. The best corn is much ahead of the season. The school board reports nothing new as to its sale of bonds. It has taken no steps toward purchasing a site. St. John, the blacksmith, is building a fine new shop on the Galbraith corner east of Hamilton's lumber yard. Maj. Boynton, a former landlord of the Thorington hotel, then called LeGrande, is now running a hotel in Omaha. The Algona ladies have prepared a lot of supplies for the soldier boys which they will send by some of the recruits. There will be a social at the home of Mrs. S. D. Hamilton for the benefit of the W. C. T. U., one week from tomorrow, July 7. Archie Hutchison's contracts are let for his new house. A. M. Coan will do the carpenter work. The house will cost over $4,000. Remember the patriotic declamatory contest, Friday evening at the court house. Admission, adults 20 cents, those under 15, 10 cents. The Wesenberg brothers are planning to build a two-story brick on the corner opposite the Rutherford house. They will build this season. The electric lights will be in by Oct. I. There will be 12 arc lights of 2,000 candle power and 80 incandescent lights of 32 candle power on the streets. Work will begin on the new Presbyterian church at once. Plans are expected in a few days and stone will be going In as soon as they are adopted. Fred. Scott, the popular Tennant house clerk, brought down a fine box of flsh from Okobojl Monday, He fay? the Hotel Orleans U not open this sea- aon. The Algona Klondike company bad an unpleasant experience lately. They got* telegram from the miner they are grub staking announcing that he wMoutof funds. The telegram coat them $4.90, Tbey»enton eome more money and are still keeping their faith in the gold country. After July 1 the rates on postofflce money orders are raised two cents. The cheapest money order will then be five cents. This is one of the war taxes. Ringling's circus advance man was in town Monday making contracts. The circus will be here July 26, and is bigger and better than ever. It comes from the east. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Tennant have bought the Calkins house with a view to living in it in a year or two. They propose to enjoy themselves in a fine home after a while. There will be games and sports and a program by the young people at Donovan's handsome grove on the Fourth. E. V. Swetting will deliver an able and patriotic address. The First National bank has got a lot of the new revenue stamps for the use of the public after Friday. All who have occasion to use these new stamps can get them there. The county board has provided anew flag for the court house. It is 30 feet long and a beauty. The old sanitary flag will be kept in its box and preserved for future generations, There will be a lawn party given by the ladies of the Episcopal Guild at Geo. E. Clarke's this evening. The harp orchestra will be present, and a delightful time is assured. The themes for discourse at the Methodist church next Sunday by the pastor will be, morning: "The Church and Independence Day." Evening: "Intoxicated and Sober Piety." Brownell is going to celebrate the Fourth by having everybody well shod. He is making a great clearing sale, which will begin tomorrow. Now is the time to get summer foot wear. Brownell's window has the latest conundrum which reads: Dewey 1, Samson 02, Schley 022. This means when properly interpreted, Dewey won, Samson ought to, Schley ought to, too. The Odd Fellows and Rebekas had a big crowd at the rink Friday evening, and gave a pleasant entertainment. Not least appreciated was the third act which included delicious cream and cake. A blacksmith in town named McCann insulted an Algona lady in the 'bus coming from the Northwestern depot at night from the late train. 'Squire Clarke assigned him to 15 days hard labor. Manager Wadsworth has arrangements about made for Clay Clement to appear in Algona in a new play Oct. 26. That will be an agreeable announcement. The opera house won't hold the people. It is definitely arranged that Chaplain McCabe will lay the corner stone of the new Methodist church July 20. That will be a notable event. The chaplain is one of the great orators of this country. A. T. Caster, who has been living near the Milwaukee depot, was taken to Independence by Deputy McDonald last week. He had been having a run of measles and It left him in an unbalanced condition. Rev. Suckow has notified the Con- gregatlonallsts that he cannot on account of his wife's health, undertake to come to Algona, and has withdrawn bis acceptance. The church will at once secure another pastor. "The Influence of Baptists in the Formation of the United States Government," will be the theme of the pastor of the Baptist church next Sunday morning, and "Christian Citizen ship" In the evening, Both discourses will be of a, patriotic nature, and the public is cordially invited. Lord's supper at close of morning service. A Sunday school was organized at Hobart Sunday by F. C. Farr with 30 members. Mrs. J. O. Rawson is superintendent, and Miss Susie Rist secretary. It meets each Sunday at 3 o'clock at the school house. A big crowd went from hereabouts to the Clear Lake fire works Saturday night. Fully 20,000 were on the grounds. The "Storming of Manila" had been over-advertised and nearly everybody was disappointed. R. T. Angus and Miss Lizzie Ricker are licensed to wed. The groom is a son of G. S. Angus of Burt and the bride is daughter of an equally well known family. The marriage will occur tomorrow at the Ricker home. J. A. Vipond and wife were going home from town Friday night when the big wind came up. Their horse absolutely could not or would not face it and they had to unhitch and walk home across the dump west of town. An ice cream social will be given at the Vincent home, west of town, Thursday evening, June 30. All who wish to go will find conveyances on State street at 6:30. The Algona band will furnish the music and everybody is invited to come. The ladies of Algona will give a war concert at the opera house on Friday evening, July 8. The net proceeds will be sent direct to Company F. A small admission fee will be charged, and all should turn out and give the soldier boys a benefit. E. C. Raymond, David Miller and three others went to Mason City Friday night, and were to leave for the south today. A half carload went from Emmetsburg. The recruiting of new soldiers seems thus far to have been done wholly at Mason City. The Nashville darkey entertainment last Friday evening was one of the best ever given in Algona. The band was exceptionally good and drew big crowds at its street performances. A fair audience was out and enjoyed the music and specialties. It is a clever company. THE UPPER DES MOINES knows that next to a mirror there is nothing quite so gratifying as a well done portrait of oneself. It has accordingly arranged to accommodate its readers with some good crayon work, full announcement of which appears elsewhere. It will pay to read this advertisement. The Ladies' Aid society of Irvington will have a picnic in Mann's grove on the Fourth. E. C. Brown an attorney from Muscatine will be the orator. In the afternoon there will be a cakewalk and various foot races in which all present are invited to participate. Ice cream and cake will be for sale at any time during the day. The Woman's Library Aid society will hold no meetings during the months of July and August. The officers for the coming year are: Mrs. T. F. Cooke, president; Mrs. C. A. Ingham, vice president; Mrs. E. C. Dodge, recording secretary; Mrs. Gardner Cowles, treasurer; Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson, corresponding secretary. Mr. and Mrs. Chrisohllles of Fenton were down last week to take steps to have their son sent away for treatment. It was found by Sheriff Christenaen that he was a resident of Hancock county, and be was accordingly brought up at Garner and sent to Independence. He is In vigorous health and It is to be hoped that he will speedily recover. A pleasant marriage was celebrated at Burt yesterday after noon at 0" o'clock, 8. N. Harris of the Burt bank and Mies Gertrude Paine being the happy par* tiqlpaats. The Chubbs, Taylors, fcf«r- tagbs, McDonalds, and others attended from Algona. Mr. Harris is one of the county's best young business men, and Miss Paine is a charming and accomplished bride. John G. Smith, as executor of the Alex. Patterson estate, has just received word that the supreme court of Wisconsin has sustained the children's claim to Mr. Patterson's life insurance. The companies refused to pay on account of suicide, claiming that he was in 511 health when the policies were written. This outcome brings the children $3,000. Willamette university of Salem, Oregon, has conferred the degree of D. D. on Rev. Frank E. Day. This gives Algona two D. D. 's, as Elder Yetter was also recognized this year, and it is a fitting recognition in this, year of Methodist boom. The Willamette college is the largest denominational school on the Pacific coast, and its degree is a great honor to our popular pastor. The big wind Friday evening gave the crowd at the opera house a good scare. It came so suddenly that the cry of cyclone went up, and there was a scramble for the door. Two ladies fainted and but for prompt action a stampede might have occurred. The same wind blew down the Forepaugh ircus tent at Sioux City, doing $10,000 of damage and badly injuring a number of people. The Methodist church contractor has begun on the foundation of the new church. The firm furnishing the brown stone for the outside work will ship it in the rough and cut it here. This will bring a lot of stone cutters to Algona in addition to the rest of the workmen. The advantage in this is that no stone are broken in shipment after being cut, and each stone is cut as it is needed. There will be a union meeting of the B. Y. P. U., E. L. and Y. P. S. C. E. of the various churches of the city, at the Baptist church next Sunday evening at 6:30 o'clock. There will be a short devotional session, followed by the answering of eight question on " Christian Citizenship and a Nation's Glory;" two answers from each society. The program will be interspersed with congregational and special singing. Geo. E. Clarke says he has no doubt of Judge Thomas' eligibility to congress. He points out that Judge Cook was seated in "congress, although he held his judgship all through the congressional term. Mr. Clarke also looks to see a successor to Judge Thomas named at Spirit Lake, as the call for the convention included the doing of "such other business as might come before it." This will not affect Judge Quarton's chances in the least. The Shawnoe Daily Chief of Oklahoma notes the sale of the Union avenue hotel to A. B. Dunlap,our "Andy" of Ledyard. He pays $10,000. The Chief says: "Mrs, Rudd received in part payment the elegant Dunlap home east of the city, containing five acres, and is the most expensive property in the county, being modern in all its appointments and style of architecture. The transaction Involves a larger sum than any other that has taken place in the city. The deeds of transfer were put on record yesterday." M, E. Schleicher Is back from Klondike. He came in last week and yes terday went on to Garner, where he will again open his office. He is looking splendidly and has bad a pleasant outing. He says the Klondike country lea fake as a bonanza region. A few streaks of gold, 18 inches wide and to 15 miles long are paying, Outside of them no man has made expenses. No one is now going to that region, a,nd all who have money enough are getting a way. The Epwortb League of the dist church has arranged to give its second declamatory contest at the court house, Friday evening, July 1. The following participate. Grade A, Harold Hutchins, Gertie Parish, Kate Blackford, Jessie Smith. Grade B, Carl Dodge, Jessie Parish, Ernestina Day, Ada Jones, Ollio Bowman. Two elegant gold medals will be awarded, one to the best in each division. Grade A includes those from 16 to 18 years of age and grade B, those 11 to 15. Good music will be furnished. Don't fail to attend. The electric light deal is nearing completion. The company met Saturday and elected officers: Ambrose A. Call, president; Harvey Ingham, vice president; Gardner Cowles, secretary, ind Theo. Chrischilles, treasurer. Monday City Solicitor Bonar had the city ordinance ready, and the company had a draft of its contract, which it will probably complete Saturday with Mr. Bigelow for putting in the plant. Mr. Bigolow's figure for everything complete is $11,700, and that was considered the best bid that had been re- leived. The city Is now figuring on •ts new building, which will be 38 by 35 feet, with a 14-foot story. The bids 'or this were made by J. M. Cowan, Mr. Gordineer, the contractor wlio is putting in the Whittemore blocks, and Mr. Gross, who is buildiner the Method- 'st church. Sewlne by the Day, Miss Irene Ward. Residence with Mrs. A. E. Williamson, across from A. A. Call residence.—1613 FOR sale cheap: House and ten lots near the Milwaukee depot, Inquire at this office.—1513 Time Notice. This is to give notice that I have given my son, Wm, J, Peck, his time, and that hereafter I shall pay no debts contracted by him nor will I claim any of his earnings. WM. PECK. DON'T forget to call at Stock's meat market for choice pressed corned beef. WANTED: 100 dozen chickens. A car )f poultry will be loaded at Algona on Tuesday, July 12. Call at Stock's meat market for prices.—15t2 SEE our fine line of teas at the old prices. M. Z. GROVE & SON. Donovan's grove in Union township, at which E. V. Swotting will speak. The town celebrations are as follows: Bancroft, W. W. Cornwall of Spencer, speaker. Sham battle, races, etc. Germania, Judge Quarton, speaker. Races and sports. Wesley, Father Nagle of Garner, spoaker. Races, ball game, etc. LuVerne, Harvey Ingham, speaker. Industrial parade, ball game, etc. The railways gi '9 excursion to all of those celebrations. Algona will doubtless be well represented at all of them. Finest Unth Room in Town. Call at Carl Wauge's barber shop at the Galbraith corner for a bath in a handsome porcelain lined tub, and use soft water. Only bath rooms in Algona using soft water.-1412 IF you have idle money why not have it where it will earn you something. Interest paid on time deposits, 45 GEO. C. CALL. AN elegant line of surreys and buggies just received by G. M. Johnson, of J. L. Clark, Oshkosh, Wis. A bargain for anyone in need in price and quality of afinejob.-2 Fresh Cream, Fresh cream from the " Jersey Home" can be had at any time, in any quantity, at the L. J, Rice house. I2t4 C. B. CLARK. al- Your Wedding Buy your wedding ring of us, we ways make the bride a present. 5tf DlNGLEY & PUGH. WE would suggest to all our customers, who have bought machines of us, to look out for their twine at once as twine is becoming scarce in market and daily advancing in price. 14tf G. M. JOHNSON. THE Mason City Brick and Tilo Co. makes the best drain tile and hollow building tile in the world und lowest prices. F. O. B. any station. DON'T forget Cannon Chop tea—sold only by M. Z. GROVE & SON. ALL women should strive to be beautiful. Beauty rules mankind. Rooky Mountain Tea brings a creamy-rich, blooming complexion. Ask your druggist. THERE'S scarcely u disease that constipation will not bring. Kills you little by little. Rocky Mountain Tea positively cures. Ask your druggist. MONEY—On first mortgages. Money—On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa. WHERE WILL YOU CELEBRATE? V Good Uvt to Draw From—Soino Exceljoxit Programs. Two picnic^ neaj» Algapa, ave all that NORTHWESTERN EXOURSIONS. Some Low Rates to Various Points ot Interest. The Northwestern railway will sell cheap rate tickets as follows: To Washington, D. C., July 7-12, national educational meeting. To Nashville, Tenn., July 6-12, Christian Endeavor convention. To Omaha June 28-30, Trans-Mississippi Teachers' convention, Also June 30, to July 2, for Turnerfest. For the Fourth of July on July 2-4, low rates for all points within 200 miles good till July 5, Excursion tickets to Waseca Chautauqua assembly, Maplewood Park, via the Northwestern line, will be sold at greatly reduced rates, July 5 to 9 inclusive, limited to July 20. Apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.—1512 Very low rates to Buffalo, N. Y., via, the Northwestern line. Excursion tickets will be sold at greatly reduced rates on account of annual convention B. Y. P. U., to be held July J4-17. For dates of sale, etc., apply to agents Chicago <fc Northwestern railway,—15t2 Excursion tickets to the annual state meet L. A. W., Iowa City, via the Northwestern line, will be sold July 2 to 6 Inclusive, limited to July 6. Apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.—It LOOK TO YOUR EYES. «".