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THE tPPEB DBS MOINfiS: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNE8PAY, FEBRUARY 15. 189R SEEK RICHES IN MONTANA, Whittemore Has a Gold Mine Coint>atiy That Will Go tot the Staff. Said to Hate Struck a ttlch Lead— Will Put In Machinery and Develop It At Once. J. M. Farley, A. H. Dorweiler and Thos. Carmody of Whlttemore have gone into ft gold raining company whtch is to open up a big vein in Montana. Mr. Carmody is treasurer of the company. Ed. Anderson, late congressional aspirant, is president, and Emmols- burgers fill in the directory. The mine is 35 miles from Libby, Mont. A 25 stamp mill will be put in and the ore is said to yield from $25 to $50 to the ton. Bro. B'ranigan of the Emmetsburg Democrat is one of the chief promoters, THonltn Topic. TheR. L.Lewis hotel contract was lot Monday. A. M. Willey of Algona will erect the building and the material will bo furnished by Quoal & Co. Chas. Fosberg of Lanark, 111., was so well pleased with our towu that ho decided to buy a lot and go into business here. Ho will erect a building 22x00 on east Main street and put in a now stock of general merchandise and clothing. Mr. Stovens/formorly of Clear Lake, has purchased two lots on the oast side of Main street and will at once begin the erection of a two story, double front building. One side will be occupied by Mr. Slovens for restaurant purposes. J. R. Rector of Waterloo bought alot south of the Caleis building on the west side of Main street. Ho will erect a good two story building at once and when completed it will bo occupied by himself for restaurant purposes. Wlilttoinoro Clmiuuloii. J. M. Farley is still quite sick. As soon as he is able he expects to go to New Orleans. Several of the schools in Lotts Creek have boon closed on account of the measles. A Chicken Story. Champion: Hero is a truthful story wblch our reporter picked up the other day. W. C. Stamer of Fenton told us that Monday morning while loading up some corn from his crib he found a live chicken buried under the corn which must have been there since the first of November when the crib was filled. The fowl was somewhat deformed from lying so long in one position, but was really alive and had eaten all the corn off from 12 ears of corn within reach of its bill. This story is vouched for by Mr. Stamer and we believe it to be true. Swea City Herald. Mr. and Mrs. W. li. Peet returned to Swea City on Tuesday evening and will soon be relocated in the rooms on the second floor of their own building. Their friends are glad to welcome them. C. A. Mollnder was crossing the grade east of M. Garrison's, west of town, Monday when his buggy slipped to one side and the team jumped off the grade. For a second the horses, buggy, milk cans and Charlie were mixed up until it would have been hard to have told who was who, but he held onto the lines and soon found himself out of the mess, and the team gave up. His buggy was broken badly, the milk nearly all spilled, but hie head was whole. Bancroft Register. R. N. and J. P. Bruer left on Tuesday for a trip through Mississippi and Louisiana to look over the pine lands, with a possible view to investing and putting in a plant for converting the trees into lumber. Bancroft claims the unique distinction of being the only town within a radius of 200 miles that doesn't expect a railroad or two next summer. E. C. Anderson won a suit against the local school board Saturday for his salary as treasurer. The board concluded to curtail the $25 salary, but failed to notify that officer; hence he easily secured a judgment against them. Ijodynrd Leader. E. H. Stephens & Co. of this place shipped 'out 278 cars of hay during the past year, that is from Jan. 1, 1808, to Jan. 1, 1899. This is a large shipment for one firm but they say they could have shipped more if cars could have been obtained. Wesley News. Mr. Nicholas Weignet, who resided 13 miles north, passed to the beyond Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the age of 56 years. Mr. Weignet was of German parentage, and came to this country many years ago. F. W. Andrews, a practical miller of Mason City, was in town Tuesday in consultation with the mill promoters. Mr. Andrews, who made application for management, also gave many suggestions and helped to shape plans. Those at the head of the mill are already looking around them for stone, as the mill is going to be built on a good foundation and they are anxious to begin work as soon as spring opens up. Hurt Monitor. The death of Fred Gray, at German Valley, occurred on Friday of last week. He was a eon of J, P, Gray, now of Oklahoma but formerly one of Buffalo township's early settlers. Fred was a young wan of some 22 years of age, and hie untimely death is a hard blow to the family. He had W»e up t rom Ok-' laboma only a couple of weeks previous to bis death and went to work in a blacksmith shop. The sudden change of climate and tbe phar&oter pj fcU work brought o« the flnajt reeiiH, and within a week's space pf tfw$A Two ftOflidentB g,t E. p, J^IUJ'e flap pened Ju etjopession. MlFi &fiw w *i leading a boree to w^tgr, 90 JtaodW apA over the right eye with its fore foot, the sharp shoe cutting quite a gash. He rode over to Burt and Dr. Beano sewed up the gap, and a scar, in the course of a short time, will probably be the only mark to tell the story. It was, however, a close call. On Monday the hired man was cutting wood when the ax glanced and cut Ms foot in bad shape, and Lynn Keith made another trip to Burt with a patient. The question how is, will the third one come to them? Union Township Notes. Mr. Jack Frost has been very busy the past week. He has found the way into most of the farmers' cellars around hero. Mr. Monnis is teaching vocal music at the Good Hope church every Monday and Saturday night. He has a class of eighteen or twenty. Mr. Fred. Keopke is going to Oklahoma to buy land. Mrs. Jnmes DeLosh is one of the sick list, | SEND for samples now spring dress goods at Taylor's. Also fine embroideries and laces. JAS. TAYLOR. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. SEE our now package coffee—25 oz. for 25c. M. Z. GROVE & SON. DON'T fail to call and get some of the bargains this week at Gulbraith's. SAMUEL—Don't figure on marrying a model wife unless you are a mind reader, and know for certain that she takes Rooky Mountain Tea. Ask your druggist. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. C. C. Samson is in Minnesota. Thos. F. Ingliam came over Saturday for a day's visit. Miss Crete Goddard camo homo from Fort Dodge, Friday. John and Mrs. Goedors have gone to Chicago to buy goods. Mrs. Judge Quarton's mother is visiting her from Odkaloosa. Mrs. A. Rutherford's mother is here from Emmetsbug visiting her. F. M. Curliss has spent the past week at his old home In Nevada. Mrs. O. B. Durdall gave a very enjoyable afternoon card party last Friday. E. H. Ford from Esthorville was a guest at Mrs. M. Bailey's over Sunday. Mrs. Bessie Dodge McEnroe is down from Fargo visiting at theCapt. Dodge home. Wm. Hlhlers came home Monday. He had a most enjoyable time in New York. A ''flhie Hutchison is back from Lou- isijui.,. He says it is raining there evui y day. J. W. Robinson has gone to Cedar Fulls to bring Mrs. Robinson and the children home. ' S. D. Drake is attending his big insurance meeting at Cedar Rapids. He reads a paper. While S. D. Drake is at Cedar Rapids and in Illinois, Mrs. Drake will visit her sister, Mrs. Eastman, at Barnum. W. H. Jones has been taken to Minneapolis to visit his mother's family and recuperate. His foot and ankle are still in bad shape. Mrs. Geo. L. Galbraith entertained her lady friends most pleasantly yesterday afternoon. The favors were little water color sketclfos by Will Purvis. H. H. Bush and A. C. Ripley from Garner, and Ed. Bailey from Britt were over Monday evening for some Masonic doings. They helped the Masons have a big time. Alex. Peddle, H. C. Shadbolt and others from the west were in Algona Monday night for the Masonic doings. A banquet at the Thorington ended the session. Dr. Morse goes to Des Mqines today to take a final examination for admission to the national guards. He was rejected a year ago and may be again on account of his lungs, but if he can pass he will join Company Fassurgeon. Frank and J. F. Nicoulin are back from their family reunion at Appleton, Wis. The two sisters were present and the mother. A curious thing about the family is that they have no other relatives that they know of. While gone the brothers engaged the Appleton skat players and won the honors. It surprised the Wisconsin players a good deal to be beaten by lowans. SOME SUPREME OOUBT OPINIONS. Severn! Cnfte* of Interest In KoSStitli County Are Passed On at lies Molnes. The supreme court has at this term settled several cases of great itriport- ance to local parties. One is the Hal- soy suit against Everlnghain & Co., the Chicago commission merchants, the Bohn fence case against the Northwestern railway is another. The Walkley-Clarke case, the suit of McGuire Bros, against Charley Blanohard, and the suit of B. W. Haggard against Peterson of Swea City are others. THE HALSEY-EVEKINGHAM SUIT. The supreme court reverses this case and knocks out Halsey's claim. A motion has been made for a rehearing and Mr. Clarke is confident he will get one. Hnlsey is the West Bond man who shipped 1,200 cars of hay to Everingham in Chicago. Everlngham took out over $10,000 for charges that he never reported to Hulsey, and Halsey sued and got a judgment in the lower court. The supreme court reviews the case and makes two findings, one that Everingham did not steal anything and the other that Halsoy knew what ho stole. THE BOHN FENCE CASE. The fence along the Northwestern track through G. Bonn's farm in Plum Creek blow down during the cyclone and four horses got out on the track and wero killed, Bohn sued the company but was beaten by the jury. After the'vordict was in it developed that one of the jurors was an old Northwestern fence builder and had helped build this fence and that he told the other jurors that the fence was all right. Judge Thomas gave n. new trial on this account and the supreme court sustains him. The case will be tried again. THE CHARLEY BLANCHARD CASE. McGuire Bros, of Belmond contracted for some land of Charley Blanchard ofEltnore. When Charley turned it over they objected to the title and sued him for $1,000 dnmngos. Judge Carr took the case from the jury and hold that the title vvns all the contract called for and gave Charley a decree. The supreme court reverses this, saying that the cn.so should have gone to the The Falling of the Thermometer is certain in January. Therefore it is a good plan to to keep plenty of COAL in your bins. Hocking Valley is the BEST COAL for cold weather, as it gives good heat and it LASTS WELL. Orders promptly filled—30 is our telephone number. F, S. NORTON, The Lumberman. W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronin) handles the best to be had in the way of up- to-date, fine GOOD HO GLOSE AT HAND AND CHEAP I have formed a, partnership with D. D. Forbes & Co., the Marshall, Minn., land agents, whereby 1 am enabled to offer some exceptional bargains in choice Minnesota lands in Lyon county, only 50 miles north of the Iowa line, and in the best soil found in the'North Star State. Company thoroughly reliable; reference any bank or business house in Marshall. Marshall, the county seat pi Lyon county, is a model town of 3,000 inhabitants, and one of the best points in Minnesota. , ^ ... Below we list a few of the many bona fide bargains we. can offer you, with the prices named. Easy terms on everything. Excursion rates of $9.00 to Marshall and return. Let me show you the lands and quote terms. Call on or address G. F. HOLLOWAY, Bancroft, Iowa, WANTED TO HEAE CLEMENT. .. '^J&J The Clay Clement Company Gets Into Trouble In an Illinois Town, CANTON, 111., Feb. 10.—The Clay Clement company Is accused of having attempted to palm off a substitute for Glemeat at tonight's performance here. The real Clay Clement, it is said, stopped off near El Paso, 111., to visit his parents, and his understudy was to play his part here, but Manager Head of the new opera house refused to permit the company to give a performance of "The New Dominion." Mr. Head has attached a carload of baggage and scenery and has sued the manager, John Henry Martin, for $160 damages. The suit is set for Feb. 15. As Bailey Sees It, An exchange says there is no such real thing as eize; that size depends largely upon the distance from the object we have in view. Perhaps that is why a dollar looks so much bigger some times than others. SWEAT will not discolor goods dyed with Putnam Fadeless Dyes. These dyes are guaranteed to be absolutely fast to sweating and washing; lOo per package; sold by Ehlers & Adams. Notice of Closing. Until further notice our barber shops will close at 8 p. n». after next Monday, Feb. 20. CARL WAWB, G, E. WILLIAMS. \ F. E. FQSTPS. OHAB. WQQSTER. JJ. g, THE HAGGARD-PETERSON CASE. B. W, Haggard bought a note known as " blue sky" signed by Peterson of Swea City. Peterson swore that he never signed a note and his attorneys also argued that when Haggard bought it he had newspaper notice sufficient to put him on inquiry, and that therefore he was not an innocent purchaser. The supreme court upholds this view, and the decision will doubtless be final as to what are known as "blue sky" notes. IN MEMORIAM. The announcement of the death of Mrs. Mary H. Carter in Elkader on Saturday, Feb. 11, will bring sadness to many hearts. Mrs. Garter had not been strong for some years and a sudden attack of grippe proved as in so many cases fatal. Mrs, Carter was a woman who had passed through a long life to draw and bind other hearts closer to her, and this because she loved or respected others. Had she lived until May next, she would have been 80 years of age. On her 84 birthday Mrs. Preston, the niece in whose home she was so tenderly cared for in her later years, entertained a number of her lady friends to do her honor, and although an invalid Mrs. Carter gave to those present as much joy as she received. She wrote to a friend soon after this event: "Yes, the loving wisdom of my Heavenly Father has seen fit to prolong my life to old age and with it to me have come many of Its infirmities. I am not entitled to be called a saint even by my dearest friends. We all attain a degree of saintship if we follow in the steps of Him who went about doing good, even Jesus, whose power will keep us from falling and present us faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy." In a letter written a year later she said: "T enclose to you an extract from Mrs. H. B. Stowe's writings, 'How many earthly desires and worldly feelings are shaken from the soul by the tempest of a great sorrow, even as the faded leaves of autumn. But when all the leaves are stripped from the tree and It stands bare and desolate under the lashings of the winter winds, there still remains, carefully sealed upon every branch and twig, buds of celestial hue, which are to unfold into leaf and flower In the summer of God's kingdom.'" Mrs. Carter was a woman possessed of strong and fervent religious faith, and linked with this a comprehensive intellect which made her judgment clear and penetrating. And crowning all WHS the loving heart and a sunny and joyous temperament. She made the world about her brighter and better for others. The friends who have known her will feel that a joy and radiance have Indeed passed from the earth, No good cause ever appealed to her in vain. She was a charter member of the Algona W. C. T. U. organization. She was ti firm and earnest supporter of our public library, making a donation of.valuable books while she was a. resident of Algona. How often has her presence in the prayer meeting made the place seem almost like the gateway of heav besides everything that can be desired in plain and ornamental Picture Frames, Mouldings and goods that are required for beautifying and ornamenting the home. A specialty made of 1. 800 acres, Rood buildings, 200 acres under cultivation, nice grove, two good wells; a very fine farm, 8 miles from Cottonwood, Minn; a bargain; $21 per acre. 2. 200 acres in Redwood county, 160 acs. plowed, 2 acres timber, good house, fair barn and granary, good well; no better farm in Minnesota; 8 miles from Wood Lake, 9 miles from Cottonvvood; $22 pr ac. 3. 102 acres in Kedwood county, all improved, nice grove, fino land; $20 per acre. 4. 80 ncrcs, all improved, 7 miles from Cottonvvood; $18 per acre. 5. 80 acres,-small house and barn, all improved; $22 per acre; good land and a bargain; 12 miles from Marshall. G. 100 acres In Kedwood county, all wild land: $10 per acre. 7. 100 acres in Yellow Medicine county, first-class land, 8 miles from Minnootu, 5>£ miles from Tan n ton; price $2,000; $000 cash, balance to suit purchaser; a bargain. 8. 100 acres in Yollow Medicine county, first-class farm, 8 miles from Mitmeota, 5>£ from Taunton; price $3,000; $000 cash, balance to suit purchaser; a bargain. 9. 80 acres, all improved, 2% miles southeast of Marshall; price $24 per acre. 10. 320 acres, buildings worth $2,500; all improved; price $22 per acre, on terms to suit purchaser; 8 miles from Russell. 11. 320 acres, all wild land, suitable for cultivation, 9 miles from Russell; $10 per acre. 12. 160 acres, first-class land, 130 acres under cultivation : buildings, and a stream of running water; price $1,800, terms to suit purchaser. 13. SO acres, all improved, first-class land, 3 miles from Marshall; prioe $2,500, on easy terms. 14. 100 acres, all under cultivation, good house and fair barn, good well; 0 mis. from Ghent, 9 miles from Marshall; first-class farm; price $18 per acre; $500 cash, balance to suit purchaser. 15. 100 acres, price $16 per acre, % cash, balance on easy terms. 10. 160 acres, price $10 per acre, % cash, balance on easy terms. 17. 320 acres, 200 acres under cultivation, 0 miles from Marshall; price $20 per acre, easy terms; first-class farm, 18. 100 acres, 3 miles north of Tracy, $18 per acre. 19. 100 acres improved, fair buildings; a first-class farm; price $20 per acre. 20. 100 acres, all improved; buildings, good well; a first-class farm; 3 mis. southeast of Marshall; price $20 per acre. 21. 100 acres, all improved, a No. 1 farm, 5 miles from Russell; price $18 per acre. 22. 160 acres, 7B acres improved; small buildings; % mile from Russell; $20 pr. ac. 23. 100 acres, all improved, a No. 1 farm 4 miles north of Marshall; $25 per acre. 24. 100 acres, all bottom land, 100 improved; no better land to be had; 7 miles north of Marshall; price $20 per acre. 25. 100 acres of very choice land, $10 per acre; terms easy. 20. 400 acre farm 4 miles from Russell, 12 from Marshall; improvements $4,000: good grove, 340 acres cultiuated, 240 fall plowed; wind mill, good well, all fenced; this is one of the best farms in Minnesota; $22.50 per acre; easy terms; must be sola at once. 27. 820 acres wild land, 4 miles from Russell, 10 from Marshall; price $18 per acre; this is r snap, for it is good land. A. GILMOUIt, Prcxictent, E. P. KEITH. Vice 1'rcsident, M, SCHENGK, Secretary, J. W. WADSWOKTH, Treasurer. DIRECTORS: 0. li. HUWHINS, FRANK DEVINB, OHAS. WOOSTEIt, S. STEUSSY, 0. S. ANGUS, J. E. STACY. with prices always at the satisfactory point. W. H. REED. The Farmers 1 Milling Co, \INOOKPOKATED.\ OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. Can furnish the trade with choice flour from selected wheat; also bran, shorts, and ground feed In lots to suit purchasers. This Is a farmers' company and solicits the farmers' business. "Worls: a, Specialty. Highest cash price paid for good wheat. Iowa. Give the new company a trial. We can and will do as well by you as any mill In /. S. HOFIUS, General Manager. HIS HEART'S DESIRE was to obtain a rich, juicy steak, and he got It here. Couldn't get any other l«ind because we don't deal In poor meats. The quality Is ubove criticism. You will know It If you buy of MOE BROS. NSURANGE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Offlce over Algona State Banlc. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford. Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, KocMord of Kochford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, W. H. LACY can furnish you low prices on also all kinds of mill stuff, Wood and Coal. 'o your weighing on our city scales Opposite Hotel Tennant. I^SO.OOO. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tlons made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. \VM. H. 1NUHA11, President; T. CHRISCHILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors— "Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrlschilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devlne. First National Bank of Algona. OAP1TAL $50,OOC AMBROSE A. GALL Preaident \ WM. K. FERGUSON Cashier D. II. aVTOHINS Vice President] OHAS. A. PALMER Assistant OtuMtr Directors—D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A Call, R. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security Special attention given to collections. '' en! A saintly life, with a child's joy- ousnees and confidence and'humility, she lived deep in the realities of life and. not in its seeming. And "Even to the close Time laid bis hand upon her heart gently, Not smiting it, But as a harper lays his open palm upon his harp To deaden its vibrations," _C. A- I. THE ANNUALBEAN 8UJTEB, At the Skating Hliik Next Wednesday Evening—An Excellent Program. The annual bean supper in honor of Washington's birthday will be given in the ekallng rink by the grand, army and relief corps next .Wednesday even- Ing, Feb. 92. The following program is arranged: „Grace and sapper at 5:30 sharp; music; prayer, Bey, Ollerenshaw; musjUj; address, Rev. Sgolfpw; music; perggjgal reminiscences of the war by Comrades Haggard, Hutphlns, Spear, Podge; Tel Her, an4 Avey; puu- slo; address by Rev. Pay; WWsU;, Star Spangled Banner; benediction, NOTICE TO BUILDERS. Notice is hereby given that the board of directors of the Independent School District of Algoua, Iowa, will receive bids untill Men. 14, 1890, at 1 o'clock p. in., for the erection of an eight room high school building within said district. All bids must be accompanied by a certified check of 8500, payable to the treasurer of the independent district. The board will also receive bids at the same time for heating said building by steam. Plans and specifications for the building and for heating may be seen at the office of the architects, Smith & Gutterson, in Des Moines, and the secretary in Algona on and after Mch. 1,1809. Heating bids to be accompanied by certified check of$75. The board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Dated Algona, Iowa, Feb. 10,1890. 0. M. DOXSEE, 48t4 Secretary. Officers and Directors— A, D. Clarke, President, 0. O. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantrv, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbrafth, Fred. M, Miller. Myron SoUenok, Thos. F. Cooke, CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking, PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VA.VLT8. ^"Interest paid on time deposits. Notice of Limited Partnership, Notice is hereby given that E. E. Socor and H. G. Gardner, as general partners, and G. S. Gilbertson, 0. J. Thompson, F. W. Thompson, and P. L. KeUey, as special partners, have on this 30th day of January, 1808, entered into a limited partnership under the firm name of , . . , prinot pal place of business will be in Titonka, in the county pf Kossuth, state of Iowa; and said partnership may also transact business at each other place or places in the state of Iowa as it may hereafter select; that the general nature QI the business Intended to be transacted is banking in all its branches and such other and further business as is not inconsistent with the laws of the state of Iowa; -that this limited partnership will terminate on the SQth day of January. WO*. E. E. SHOOK, a;. G. 0A»DNitii, General Partners. G. 8. GJMJBRTSON, 0. J. THOMPSON, F, w. THOWSON, KBW.BV, eofel Corn is King And Goddard's Silver King is King of Corn. Profit and satisfaction will follow if you buy and plant our reliable fire-dried seed corn. It is not merely an experiment, but an established fact. We will send descriptive price list that will tell you all about it. Ask for it. The following merchants will take your order for seed ; or you can send direct to us at Fort Atkinson, Iowa. E. J. Gilmpre, Algona, Iowa. Grove & Son, Algona, Iowa. IE. A- E- Laage, Sexton, Iowa. F. Keopke, Burt, Iowa. John Nemniers 8? Son, Ban- croit, Iowa. Respectfully, H. J. & A. L. Gotol I FOOT ATKINSON, IOWA. J For Sale Three Stallions Come and see them. J. L, Button, ALGONA, IA. LOOK TO YOUB EYES. Opthalmlc Optician.