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THE XIPPBB DBS MOINES; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 1898. HAS ANOTHER BAD BLAZE, WfilTfEMORE THE VICTIM AGAIN, Six Business Houses Burned Uast Wednesday Night—The News of Kossnth County. Whittemore got another disastrous blaze Wednesday night. Six business fronts were destroyed. The fire originated in or near T. H. McEnroe's law office in the second story of the Cunningham building about 10 o'clock at night, and was not discovered until it was well under headway. It then took everything to the corner east, and one building west. The losses and insurance are as follows: Corner store owned by Col. Keepers, Valued $1,800, no insurance. In building Cullen brothers' furniture store, nearly total loss, $2,000 insurance. Dr. Bowen's office, slight loss, no insurance. Store owned by P. J. Hester of Salt Lake City, value $1,800. John Fairburn's general merchandise, loss $800 insurance $300. Dr. Felling's office, some loss, $300 insurance. Store owned by O. Neville of Estherville, value $1,000, insurance $600. Peter Bailey's billiard hall, loss $200. Store owned by P. J. Hester, value $1,600, insurance $1,000. A. E. Lien Co. drugs, loss nearly $2,000, insurance $2,000. Mrs. E. I?. Eiler nearly total loss of household goods, no insurance. M. M. Hepp, some loss, no insurance. Store owned by John H. Munch, value $1,000, insurance $600. Mrs. Jas. Ryan's restaurant, loss $200, insurance $400. Cunningham building, value $800. Herman Rantzow's shoe shop, some loss, no insurance. T. H. McEnroe's law office, loss $1,000, insurance $600. N. Wagner's building, value $500, insurance $500, also dwelling house in rear, value $500. The city council had already already established a fire limit for the block burned some months ago, and has taken steps to enlarge it to take in the block this fire was on, also the block on the north side of the street. One fine brick on tbe corner is already assured and other buildings are in prospect. The brick blocks west are well up, and present a bandsome appearance. Whittemore is struck a heavy blow, but in the end will be a hand- Bomer'little city for the fire. LuVerne News. Henry Blumer had a number of hogs killed by lightning last Friday night. Among the number being 17 fat hogs. Mrs. B. F. Grose of Algona was here yesterday the guest of Ali Lovell and family. She was on her way home from Humboldt. • Earl Hanna left last Friday for Waterloo, making the trip from Rockford, a distance of 73 miles, on his wheel. Misses Rector and Bertha and Lura Hanna went down Tuesday. For the month of May the creamery paid its patrons 16 cents a pound for butter fat. Over 10,000 pounds of milk is now being received daily. The creamery received nearly 30,000 pounds of milk in May. Wesley Reporter. John Goddertz and Peter Roskopf of Sexton are back from Kansas, where they each bought a half section of land, tfrank Roskopf remained and will do some breaking. Last Saturday Robert Corey went to Britt and sold a lot of vegetables, and coming home he laid the money on the car seat and forgot to pick it up on arriving at Wesley. Of course he never got it. Grant Benschoter of Sexton has got up a regular picnic wagon, nicely covered, and arranged with seats on either side. He has just returned from Center Chain lakes, Minn,, where he had been camping out for several days, and brought home enough fish to last him and all his neighbors a month. Grant had bushels of fun and didn't get lonesome for a minute, as the mosquitoes and fish were always ready for a bite, Whittemore Champion. About 25 people were baptised at Cylinder last Sunday by Elder Yetter. Only half of them were immersed. Ledyard Leader. Springfield township is to have another school house. Gary Garfield of Algona is our de- E ot agent while H. M. Scovell takes a ly off for a couple of days. At a meeting of the school board last Saturday evening, N. H. Connor of Burt was employed as principal of our schools for the ensuing year and Miss Floy Hinshaw to teach in the .primary department, which has been taught by Miss Delia Deyo the past four years Burt Monitor, Elmer Hodgson, now of Fenton, informs us that he will soon announce himself as a candidate for county recorder. G. S. Angus returned last week from letting mail routes in South Dakota. He says Dakota is having an abundance of rain this season and crops are good. J. F. Sundermeyer, Win. Goodlad, Clarence Lane and Willie Peck went to Bancroft and gave their names to M. A. Turner, who is recruiting Company P. Invitations have been issued for the marriage of S. N. Harris to Miss Gertrude Paine, which is to take place at 6 o'clock next Tuesday evening, The event will join a most worthy couple gjjjj the rejoicing will be universal. I£oBButh's Big Institute. Ledyard Leader: County Superin- $ende,Bt> Van Erdewyk remembered us ,,i a pamphlet this week containing j course of study at tbe Kowuthcoun $y nprmjal institute to be held at Algo Bi August J5-?7, J898. Tbe work is "-"- iborQUgb and S^QVS <?»».-,. ,' an4 eWiiy. by a competent edu __„. Tbe tew9pe.re pf this county oaa ttflt ftf P r <J W m tee wis institute, aj some f the best instructors the country af- ords have been secured which gives hose who attend an opportunity to get )osted on the latest work in education, 'he superintendent has been putting orth every effort to make this the best nstitute ever held in the county and 11 that remains to make it such is our attendance and interest in work. Money In Cows. Swea City Herald: Last month Carl Anderson delivered the most milk, ringing in 11,147 pounds, with Harry /arson a close second with 10,404 pounds. As both had a test of 4 per ent., Mr. Anderson also received tbe most money getting $62.42 to $58.26 for Larson. These men are making money iut Of the dairy business and their ex- tnple should be followed. Peaches in KossutU. Swea City Herald: Talk about you an't raise peaches in this county; here is a tree down at Lone Rock, on W. Thompson's place, that has 25 peaches on, and a correspondent says he fruit is as fine as eye ever wit- essed. Mrs. Dr. Garfield of Algona, ias a peach tree that was full of blos- oms last spring, but the fruit blasted. ). D. Calkins of this place has a hum- >er of poach trees on his farm and one vill be old enough to bear another year. The Cartridge Went Off. Wesley News: Peter Auer, who re- Ides three miles south of Wesley, had i queer accident one day last week, and ill because he carried a No. 22 cart- •idge in the same pocket with his loose obacco. He was at the barn attending o his usual routine of chores when he lecided to take a smoke, and in filling he pipe unintentionally got the cart•Idge in also. After lighting tho to- mcco everything went off smoothly till 10 was suddenly interrupted by an ex- >losion in tho pipe. The cartridge had Become too warm for comfort and de- ;ided toseparate—bullet going straight up, while tho shell remained atthebot- om. He had one finger on the edge if the pipe when the explosion occured, tut it was only burned a trifle. Pete s going to have separate pockets made o carry ammunition in hereafter. Bancroft Register. Over $1,000 will be paid for attrac- ions and amusements in Bancroft the Tourth; the town subscribed nearly 300 and the fair association meeting tvill cost $800. Dr. L. M. Fry, formerly a resident lore, but who has for the past year jeen attending college from which he ias just returned with his M. D. sheepskin, has decided to locate In Bancroft. G. F. Hohn got moved into his new quarters in the new Call building this week, and has one of the neatest, most attractive restaurants to be found. Company F will have a new mascot when Merritt Turner returns to Camp Thomas. They have a water spunial, 'Hobson," but he isn't enough; Mer- •itt was telling of the deficiency in this ine the first of the week, whereupon 3eo. Holloway promptly presented him be white bull pup he has at the barn. Purp's name was at once changed to ''Sampson" and he was formally ac- iepted in behalf of the company and will join the recruits when they go down. _____________ THE Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Hallway company will sell excursion tickets, account of Trans-Mississippi exposition, Omaha, from June 1 to November 1,1898, at one and one-third 'are for the round trip, limiting return oupon 30 days from date of sale.—Ilt5 FOB the Fourth of July excursion lickets will be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company between any points within 200 miles. On sale July 2, 3, and 4, return coupons good until July 5.—13t3 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI teachers' asso- iation at Omaha. One lowest regular irst class fare plus $2 for the round ;rip. Dates of sale June 26-27, final re ;urn limit July 5. Extension may be made until Aug. 31 on payment of 50 ients. TENTH triennial national council of Congregational churches at Portland, Oregon, July 7-12. One standard first class 30-day limited rate for the round rip, selling July 1 and 2. INTERNATIONAL Christion Endeavor convention at Nashville, July 5-12. One regular first class fare plus $2 for .he round trip. Minnesota Lands. We have some special bargains in Minnesota lands, improved and unimproved. Now is the time to get a good 'arm for a little money. We pay oar fare to all actual purchasers. Just now we can make real estate loans at very low rates. Come and see us. DINGLEY & COOK. You can get the celebrated Trogan shirt waist at Galbraith & CO.'B, WESLEY IB UP TO DATE. Will MaVe Singing Taught In the Public Schools—John Daniels Goes to War. WESLEY, June 28.—Quite an exciting *atne of ball was played here last Thursday between Garner and Wesley, which resulted 17 to 19 in favor of Wesley. Prof. A. H. Hoffman, our newly elected principal of the schools, was here last Thursday looking the town over and signing his .contract with the school board. Prof. Hoffman was well pleased with the town and the school building. He expects to be here permanently about the 20th of August. At the last meeting of the school board Mrs. Nellie Miles of Britt was elected to teach vocal music in our schools the coming year. The Milwaukee company are having their switch heads painted and doing other improvements around the yards. Quite a goodly number of our Wes- leyites went to Clear Lake Saturday night to see the fire works. A good many came home badly disgusted and pronounced it a fake all through. John Daniels of Corwith has enlisted and took the train here today for Mason City, where he had to report. Johnnie was formerly one of our Wesley boys and will make a good soldier. Lund seekers are beginning to come around again. H. Johnson and son of Grundy Center and John Watermiller of Wright county have been here for the past few days looking the country over. They were very much pleased with the looks of the land and crops, but did not decide whether they would buy or not. A. S. White's mother and two sisters of Kellogg, Iowa, were visiting him several days, returning home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Orr of Sterling, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grouton of Iowa Falls, relatives of Mr. and Mrs. 3. S. McPherson, have been here visit- Ing during the past week, returning Monday to their homes. Harry Phelps of Bancroft was here Saturday looking after his property interests here. Barney Casler is having a hard pull of the measels. He was very sick Sunday and Monday, but is reported better today. Wesley will have a grand celebration the Fourth, and a big crowd will be here. The committee will leave nothing undone to make this one of the best celebrations ever held in the county. J. J. Bengham of Britt was a Wesley caller today. He says all the people pf any consequence of Britt will be in Wesley the Fourth. At Way Down Prices. Best Eldorado Castor machine oil at 30 cents a gallon. Also harness, fly nets, dusters, and all kinds of horse clothing at correspondingly low prices. At my harness shop, opposite Tennant house.—13 W. J. CBAMMOND. FOR time loans on real estate apply at Kossuth County State Bank. BB ALL WOMEN J^INB-TENTHS Of all the pain andslcknessfrom which women suffer is caused by weakness or derangement In the organs of menstruation. Nearly alwav 3 _ |||n when a woman Is not well these organs are affected. But when they are strong and healthy a woman is very seldom sick. fyCELREE'J ~ * Is nature's provision for tho regulation of the menstrual function. It cures all "female troubles." It te equally effective for the girl in her teens, the young wife with do- mestlo and maternal cares, and the woman approaching the period he " Change of Life.'' known as the _. They all need it benefited by it. They are all For ftdvlee in casei requiring 1 special nooga, Tenn THOS.J. COOPER, Tupelo, MI«l.,My» "My titter tuflered from very Irregultr nd. painful menstruation and doctor* ould not relieve her. Wine ol C*rdul lO/ely «ured her and also helped ny other through the Change ol Life/' •nd CO •n mo We Want The Ladies 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. Special Sale. Our Special Sale this week is on AND- Parlor Tab John Cronin. The Upper Des Moines 1 SPECIAL PREMIU OFFER. In order to increase our already large list of subscribers in Kossuth county we have hit upon a novel plan, and one that we are sure will prove acceptable to all that become acquainted with it. THE UPPER DES MOINES, it will be granted, fully covers the local field, and We want all to secure the benefit of our splendid picture premiums. We have secured the services of several wide-awake young men to make a thorough house-to-house canvass of Kossuth county to present our liberal offer and take subscriptions. They will call at every home and place possible, and we are sure you will be glad to see them, for they will show you the finest specimens of large CRAYON AND WATER COLOR PORTRAITS you ever saw, and if you subscribe for THE UPPER DES MOINES, or already a subscriber, you will be entitled to one on our premium terms, to be made from any good photograph or tintype you wish. The Portraits are Real Works of Art, and hand-worked, not cheap prints, such as you may have been offered before, but true likenesses of yourself or friends, such as you will ever prize. Remember these portraits will be offered free of charge, as the only expense you will be asked to pay will be the regular subscription price of THE UPPER DES MOINES a year in advance and the slight cost of the materials for the portraits and actual expense of shipping and delivering them. We are able to offer fine portraits on these superior terms on account of our large contract for them and by reason of the advantage in having a large increase to our subscripiion list. Remember this offer will be only temporary, as it will involve a heavy expense. Look through your albums and select the picture you want enlarged. All are invited to call at THE UPPER DES MOINES office and see sample portraits. THE UPPER DES MOINES. Bicycles Repaired, Lawn Mowers Sharpened, REPAIRED AND Saws Filed. The Wetmore Truss J. L EDMONDS, ALGONA, IOWA. Two doors south of U. D. M. office. PROFESSIONAL. •V^^-V-N^ -Srf-V-*V^->. ^~+ .»^N^-VN_ CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. Tsis. .A.. Orr, Painter, Paper Hanger KALSOMINER, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PAINTER. Postal card orders will receive prompt attention. JAS. A. OER. J. O. RAYMOND. B. F. HEED. E. C. RAYMOND Raymond, Reed & Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. THIS TRUSS MUKBEKS Mel I WEAR THE WSIMORE TRUSS Deering and Osborne Roller Bearing Binders, and Mowers and Hay Rakes, Acme Hay Stackers, and Monarch Sweep Rakes. Rock Island Hay Loaders, Ney Hay Carriers, and steel track rope and slings, and outfits for new barns. Also Binding Twine and repairs. Mower and Harvester Knives of all makes furnished at very low prices, Also sections and rough plates of all makes; a full stock on hand. G. M. Johnson, A truss embodying the sym- plicity and durability of all other trusses, and yet unlike any of them. The most simple truss ever made. Is practically indestructible—wears forever. Made on strictly hygienic principles'— no cumbersome springs to pass around the body. It gives perfect freedom of action without the slightest movement of the truss. Does not take one-half the pressure to hold the rupture that the old styles take. Holds the rupture easily, yet firmly and surely. It stays just whore it is placed. The cheapest high-grade truss yet produced. It is absolutely guaranteed to fit and hold the hernia with comfort, or money refunded. Don't buy any other truss before trying this For sale and guaranteed by W. J, Studley, PHARMACIST, One Hundred Dollars Is ottered to any person who can duplicate the Sportsman's CIGAR FOR 5 CENTS. SCHU & WATERHOUSE, A Ballon ol PURE UNSEED OIL mixed with a gallon of makes 2 gallons of the VERY BEST FAINT in the WOBLDj (or $2.10 or Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. of Court HOHS§, SHELLY & PETTIBONE, Head Stones, Monuments, of yourpaintblll. Is PAH MOBB DTOABLE than Fun WHITE LBAD and la ABSOLUTELY NOT FOIBONOCB, HAMMAH PAINT Is made ol the BEST or PAINT MA- TEUIALS— such as all good painters use, and li ground Tmon, VKBX THICK. No trouble to mix, any boy can do It. It is the OOIIUON SBNSB 01 HOCBB FAIN?. No BKTTEa paint can be made at «re cost, and Is NOT tP OSAWi BLIBTDB, PESL or OBI?, F, HANIMAR PAINT CO., St. LQUlSt Mo. gold <md jioaifwtoed by Lunger, Greta, Coal, Paints, OIU, etc., IBYINOTON, IOWA. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHOK, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Ferptuson bl jck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office over Koasuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa. F. L, TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence in the Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. MeCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, ' PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office and residence over Taylor's. 'H. D. SPENCER, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sexton. Iowa. DR. MARGARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physiotan and Surgeon. Office and residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, 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 fox deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. DR. fc, A, SHEETS5, Drugs and Medicines, Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med clnes, and pure liquors tor medicinal purposes only, TJ1GAL BLANKS- . •*-* Buy them at the tipper Des 1 »nd get the most approved forms. Moines offlo \ P'VA.