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TttE UPM2K DES MOINES; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 1899, . ALGONA'S RACES IN JUNE. • A Grand field of Entries Already In —Bircher's Stake Races. Smart Mnn Near Strea City Needed a Drittitring—Miscellany From All Over tfie County. The nominations have been made for the Birchor stake races at Bancroft June 7-8, at Algeria Juno 14-15, and Other places in the circuit. The Bancroft Register publishes the full list Which is very Inrgo. For Algnmi it is as follows, giving the weights unch will carry: Race No. 3, Algona derby, IX miles, $300, Iseliii, 121, cli in; I veytl ore-Easter. Talk To Me, 120, b s; Ruthcrford-Gom stead. Ivory, San Banltn, red, 120 each; Tar ranet. Al'Croix, 121 each; Belle of Corsica, Peg Parks, 117 each; Lizzie H, 102. Race No. 4, Algona stakes, % milo, ?300 Cap Lamar 12-i, Plymouth 122, Alsernn, King Dance, Kobinson, Hurry Bennett, anc Sugurfoot-, 121 each; Nellie Brooks, Lillio Kiuney, Rose D'Or, Flossie V, tlO cadi Matnio Lou, Florence Cliiun.'c, 117; Laureltti B, 112. City llrrnld. A slick looking plug hut follow stopped at tlio MoAdmns nlaeo one ' night last week find nuked to stay all night. Me. saw ho was a stranger and took him in. When morning came and they IDU! finished eating breakfast the follow sprung u toy snake on the ' table and there was a scattering in • every direction, Me. scattering in tin . direction of the fellow's coat collar, and was just about to deliver a knockout blow with the other hand when his wife called to him "don't strike n fool or something of that character, and the . blow was not dealt. The follow apolo gized as best he could for the break but the household insisted on his making tracks with the heel marks toward the house, and ho accommodated them without debute. The hoys wanted a chance at the fellow, but Mrs. Me• Adams was firm and would not allow it so the fellow got off alive, but the next fellow wearing a plug hat will have- trouble to got a stopping 1 place there, you can bet. \Vosloy News. Mrs. S. X. Way is enjoying a two weeks visit at Des Moines. John Cosgrove, who has taught in the Buffalo Pork school is taking a teacher's course in thu Highland Park school, Des Moines. Teachers say that the last school examination in Algona WHS the hardest given in several years past. Hugh Hod rick returned to Sexton Saturday from a trip to Chicago. We understand that he has secured a good position with some firm there. Ijcdyartl Leader. Is Ledyard going to have a ball club this year? There is eood material here for a " nine" and the boys should organize and commence practicing so as to be in shape when the season opens. Whlttoiuoro Clinmpioii. W. S. Frost has shipped his outfit from Algona to Dumont, Minn., whore he will break up a 400-acre farm for C. C. Samson of Algona. Harry Filer went with him. T. A. Potter of Britt was in town yesterday representing the Western Electric Telephone Co. While here he closed a deal whereby his company gets the line from here to Fairville. They will put in motalic circuits on all their lines this summer. M. P. McDonell moved his home to Algona tho first of the week. Thus Whittemoro loses one of its best families and Algona is the gainer. Mrs. McDonell is not feeling well and. will not go to Algona until she is in better health. Tltoiikn Topic. The carpenters are putting the siding on the Lewis hotel this week. The house will probably be open to tho public next week. The Kunz store is just about completed. It has a corner entrance and is a well lighted handsome building. Messrs. Ramsay and Towner, the gentlemen who are putting in the plan- ing mill and sash and door factory, came Tuesday and already have a temporary dwelling almost, completed. They will push the work on the factory as rapidly as possible. The Lone Hock Town. Lone Rook is billed for two or three 'grocery stores, two lumber yards, two elevators, two banks, millinery shop and several other places of business. JjuVerno News. . Pearl Lovell returned to Algona Tuesday after a few days visit with .parents and friends. . B. F. Guthrie's new building will be 76x24 feot and 24 feet high. It will be covered with steel brick while the front of it will be of steel rock. The Evangelical conference will be 'held here from April J7 to 28. We understand that about 60 ministers will be present. The church people are making big efforts to entertain them, Uaucroft Keiflbter. . Sam Davisou writes his folks that lie is now in Military Hospital No. J, Havana and ae everything is new and novel, is well satisfied thus far. Died, at her home in Bancroft on Tuesday morning of this week, of cancer of the stomach, Mrs. Eliza Morris, in her fifty-fifth year. • Joe Murray has matched Grover C against a etrauge horse, Low Rogers, in a half mile dash for $200 ft side, the race to come off at Bancroft on Saturday, June 8, rain or shine. A Ledyard '- is backing Rogers. Uiu-t Monitor, Jain has bought some lots south of our school hpuse f row bis brother ! f|en,, wbp weut- to Indiana some five 8£Q. Jfe$ bae said nothing about coming to Bnrt to live, but he may catch the fever before the frost is out of tho ground, A. D. Clarke, all these years, ha: kept his weather eye on our flourishing town, and oflate he has been investing in real estate here to beat the hand, He now owns the lot occupied by the Sliule barber shop and across the'streot north he is going to ?>(H up a good brick for the new drug store, and the Gem restaurant properly some time ago fell into his possession. He probably has an idea that he knows which side his bread is buttered on. The pumps for the Standard Oil company's tanks to bo located in Gw- mania, hnve arrived from Columbus, Ohio. The plant will go up oarly this spring. Tburo wns a social gathering of a goodly number sit the home of B. P. Smith last Tuesday evening and an enjoyable time was tho result,. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are model entertainers. The N*c\v Telephone Company. The Germania Telephone company will incorporate with $5.000 stock and aH soon as the weather will permit will push their linos nil over Kossuf h county. The Gleaner say*: The officers are us follows: T. S. 'Wnnd, president; Frank WiiMner, vice president; F. .T. Finn, treasurer; IS. G. Seymour, secretary. Board of directors: B. F. Smith, Chns. Worlinann, P. 'IV Reimorp, P. II. Spangler and Lovi Good. THE APRIL BOAKD MEETING. Worli Done by HuporviMorn lit Kl'KlllllV SCHHlOll. AT,OON,\, April!).—Board mot in regular session will) following members present: Jno. G. Smitli chairman, M. Weisbrod, Ed. Kiinz, Ij. Hiirton and C. S. Pondleton. Minnies of previous mcoUng read, correct od and upprovcd us corrected. Resolved that tbe grade petitioned for by A. .T. Uerrymtin ot al between sections 1 and 0 and 12 and 7 in Ramsay nnd Greenwood townships bo made as petitioned for, nnd expenses of same bo paid out of bridge fund. Adopted. Moved and seconded to adjourn to 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. Carried. AUDITOR'S OFFICE, Tuesday, 9 a. m,—The board met pursuant to adjournment; all members present. Resolved that tho taxes on lot 2, blk. 82 in Algona be abated the year 1898 on foruc- count of inability to pay. Adopted. Resolved that the personal tax of C. Barton for 1998 in Algona be abated. Adopted Resolved that the taxes for 1898 on lots i and 2, blk. 15 Wesley, Elizabeth Flack nnd n hfw 14 rods lot 2, blk. 8, Call's add to Wesley, Mrs. N. Studor, be abated. Adopt od. . ' Resolved that tho county treasurer bo instructed to redeem lot 1, blk. 2, reservation No. 1 Algona, Algoun, D. Manwaring, from sale of 1898, nnd that the taxes of 1898 bo abated on samp, and tho personal property of D. Manwaring on account of inability to pay. Adopted. Resolved Unit the county auditor bo instructed to apply tlie sum of $180 07 on judgment of Stale of Iowa vs. Albert Rahm tor labor performed on poor farm and that balance of judgment of §24.58, together with 'ntercst, be cancelled. Adopted. Resolved that the tax on R. W. Barge on lots 3 and -f, blk. 18, Bancroft be abated on account of disability. Adopted. Moved and seconded that C. S. Peudleton bo n committee to view and report on erado in section 2-1-90-29. Carried. " u "Maue Resolved Unit M. Weisbrod be a committee to view and report on grade between sections 21 and 22-9(1-80. Adopted. Resolved that L. Barton bo a committee to repair bridge between sections 7 and 12 in Guriield township. Adopted. Resolved that Christiana Cedarholm bo exempted from taxation on lot 1, blk 1 subdivision reservation No. 2 Algoim, on account of inability to pay. Adopted. The following allowances were niado to paupers to continue until further notice: Henry Blinkuian, per month s]0 Huilick, per week !!.'!!!!'.!!!' 4 Mary Goodknecht, per month!!"!!!!" 8 Mrs. Hokunson, per month S Pauline Sorcnson, per month ....]. 5 Mrs. A. D. Hubburd, per month...!.." 4 John Falk, per mouth !!!!!' 10 Jas. Cronan, per month ' g Mrs. Phoebe Hill, per month !'.!!!'.!! G Mrs. Stewart, per month !'.'.'.!" 8 N. Young, per month .".' j \ Mrs. MeKonzio, per month g Mrs. Carl Millen, per month !'..'!!!.' 5 Mrs. Caster, per month 5 Mrs. John Wolfe, per month 7 Mrs. Parks, per month '. s Moved and seconded to adjourn until 8 o'clock tomorrow morning. Carried. WisDXEsmy, 8 a. in.—Board met pursuant to adjournment; all members present. The following taxation of railway property was made by the board: C. R., G. ft N-W.- M "° S ' ViUU6 ' B., C. R. & N.— West Bend Ind 1.65 Gariield 2.65 Germauia Inc l.OS LedyurU-Gerrnania Ind. .1.08 Lincoln-Germania Ind..1.02 Ledyard 4.00 Harrison 4.18 Hurrison-SweaCity Ind. .75 Swea-Swea City Ind 50 SiveaCity 1.00 Swea 5.50 Lincoln. 4.98 C. & N-W.— Lu Verne Ind 06 Lu Verne Ino 1.38 Sherman 6.64 Irviugton 8.21 Algoim Ind 1.82 Cresco 1,06 Algona Ino 1.73 Union-Algona Ind 81 Plum Creek Ind 47 Plum Creek 5.19 Portland 44 Burt 8.58 Burt Ind 1.08 Burt Inc 1,04 Gi'senwood 2.98 Bancroft Ind 2.01 Bancroft Ino 1.01 Harrison 1.80 Ledyard 8.18 Lodyard Ind 1.10 Ledyard Inc 1.24 Springfield 5.89 O., M. & St. P.— Wesley 2.79 Wesley Ino 75 Wesley Ind 1.25 Prairie 1,21 Irvington 4.95 ' "gong* luc g.oo Algona Inql 2.08 Qresoo. 8.01 Whittemore ...4.19 Whittemore Ind 1.81 Wbittewore Inc.... 75 M. & St. L.— Lu Verue 8.69 Lu Verne lud 1.8.3 Lu Verue Ino 1.33 Oorwitulnd 1.56 3,750 5,000 6,000 4,086 " " " 6,188 9,938 4,050 8,862 8,825 15,000 15,6T5 2,813 1,875 8,750 20,625 18,675 800 6,650 88,200 16,050 6,600 5,000 8,600 4,050 2,850 85,950 2,200 17,900 5,150 5,200 14,900 10,050 5,050 6,500 15,700 5,500 6,200 29,450 16,740 4,500 7,500 7,260 29,700 42,860 12,480 18,060 85140 7,860 4,500 14,856 5,814 4953 6,i380 The following roa.d and bridge committees were appointed, ; L. Burton to view and report on bridge over Prairie oreek betweep sepftpM 11 and 18-94-27; on grade between 23 and 26-94.28; on grade and bridge between Sections 28 and 83, and 29 and 82-94-29. C. S. Peudleton to view and report on grade between sections 1 and 2-99-28, on grade and bridge between 9 and 16-99-27. Reports in favor of grade between sections 22 and 27 Lincoln, and is appointed a committee to build same. M. Weisbrod to view and'report on grade and bridge between sections 4 and 5, and 8 and 9 96 30, between 8 and 179829; on lino of 24 and 2597-30; build bridge between 9 and 16 97-30. John G. Smith to build grade between the sections 22 and 27-90 29, and the same to be lot outnf bridge fund: build gl-iule between 31 mid S3 Portland, and 5 and 6 Plum Cfeelc, to be let out of bridge fund; to view mid report on grade between 29 and 83-9U-29. Ed. Knnz to view and report on grade bo- twefii sections 4 and 9, 5 and 8,6 and 7-95 27; on grade from bridge fund petitioned by C. RitibBiimen on section 8 and 9, Buffalo township. Reports in favor of building a grade between 8 and 17 97-27, and is appointed a committee to build same. Moved and seconded that the consent highway petitioned for by Thos. A. Way et al, lit'srliining at norf.liwest corner section 0 running south one mile, also cummencingat southwest corner of nw qr section 9 running Ofist S'Jj;^ feet, tli<;nce north 2«0 feet,, oust, to intersect Putnam street, Titonka, be laid as petitioned for. Carried. L. Barton appointed n committee to view and report on grade from northeast corner 259528 to southwest corner 1894-27; to build grades between 1 and 2, 11 and 13-0427, and sections 20 and 85.95 28. Moved and seconded that, the personal tax of L. A. Shuetz for 1898 in Algona bo refunded on a valuation of $200, and of D. D. Miller on a valuation of $380. Carried. Resolved that the 1898 taxes on w hf lot IS blk. 1, reservation No. 1, Algona, and personal of Frank Donovan bo abated. Adopted. Resolved that Uio county purchase the no qr nw qr section 16-95 29 for $1,500, and L. Barton is appointed ft committee to complete said purchase and the auditor is HU- thnrizcd to draw warrant for amount nee essnry to complete said sale. Adopted. Resolved that the county treasurer bo instructed to transfer $5,000 from tho temporary school fund to tho county fund. Adopted. The following oflloial bonds wore ap proved by the board : W. H. Hmioy, assessor $500 Geo. Twist, clerk COO Eugene Tollier, deputy assessor GOO Resolved that the bonds approved by county auditor of M. H. Smith, W. H. Clark and Geo. Sclmtjis bo approved. Adopted. Resolved that tho county treasurer be instructed to redeem tux sales 8,545 and 9,408, and abate the 1898 taxes on lot 5, blk. 7, VV. T. L. Co. sub division part outlet* 6, Burt, Mrs. Lucnia Amos. Adopted. Resolved that tho 1898 tax on blk. 4 Wesley, Mrs. Eddy, bo abated for 1898. Adopted. Moved and seconded that M. Holtzbauer bo retained as janitor for tho ensuing year at $40 per month. Carried. Moved and seconded to adjourn until 8 o' clock tomorrow morning. Carried. THUKSDAY, 8 a. m.—Boai'd mot pursuant to adjournment; all members present. Resolved that the county auditor procure certified copies of the original plats of the various townships of the county. Adopted. Resolved that Uio personal tax of J. H. McNall in Algona for 1897 and 1898 be abated. Adopted. Resolved that the county auditor bo authorized to draw warrants for all costs in case of Lacy vs. Kossuth County in district and supreme courts, and execute a release of judgment held by county against Lacy and procure release of judgment against county. Adopted. Resolved that the 1898 taxes bo abated on an actual valuation of $500 on the following real estate, the owners being the widows of soldiers of the lute war: e % s % lot 5 blk. 1, lot 9 no qr no qr 2-95-29, lots 3 and 4 blk 78, lots 6, 7 and 8 blk. 55, lots 20 and 27 blk. 277 Call's add., lots 1 und 2 blk. 79, all in Algona, Iowa, and w 75 feet 3100 feet lot \ and s .28 feet of e >jf lot 3 blk. 4, Burt Inc. Adopted. Resolved that tho 1898 taxes on s hf nw qr 24 97-27 be abated on account of inability to pay. Adopted. Resolved that 1898 taxes on ne qr 8-100-28 DO abated on a valuation of 8300 on account of erroneous assessment. Adopted. Resolved that tho county doctoring for ,he year commencing April 9, 1898, be lot to the following named persons: District No. 1, Dr. Packard S 7500 District No. '.'., Dr. T. O. Wand 5000 District No. a, Dr. Walters 10000 District No 4, Drs. Beane & Peters.... 10000 District No. 5, Dr. H. C. McCoy 20000 District No. 0, Dr. G. A. Walters 100 00 District No. 7, Dr. Bliss 100 00 District No. H, Dr. Boweu 03 00 And that the county auditor bo-author- ized to enter into contracts with tho above named persons for said doctoring, Adopted. Bond of W. L. Niver, township clerk, approved and placed on file. The reports of C. F. Latbrop, recorder, showing fees Jan. 1 to March 81 to be $1,)97.40, M. P. Weaver, county auditor, from Jan. 1 to April 1 to be 8159.50, and J. B. arr from Jan, 1 to April 1 to be $1320.40 approved and placed on tile. Resolved that Cornelius Eickholm be appointed constable for Hebron township and Kobes Tjaden a justice of the peace for "erman township. Adopted. Resolved that the county license on peddlers be fixed at $40 per annum payable ac- lording to law. Adopted. Resolved that the chairman of the board of supervisors be directed and authorized to execute a quit claim deed to Theodore Schu maulcer of n hf no qr section 20 and se qr se qr section 17, all in township 95, range 80, for the purpose of removing cloud and quieting title in present owner. Adopted. Resolved that the portion of highway No. 228, commencing with the intersection of the north line of Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls & Northwestern Railway company's right- of-way with said highway near the quarter section of sections 18 and 19, township 99, range 28 and running thence west to the west line of township 99, range 38, be vacated, the parties petitioning for said vaca- ion to pay all costs of said proceeding. Adopted. Resolved that all peace officers in the county be notified to arrest and prosecute all persons violating the law in regard to crossing of bridges with traction or steam engines. Adopted. Report of E. H. Clarke, J. P., approved and placed on file. Resolved that the county auditor be authorized to draw warrants for all bills al- owed at this meeting and that the several members of the board be entitled to the fol- owing mileage and per diem: John G. Smith, one mile, four days $16 10 VI. Weisbrod, 20 miles, four days 1,8 00 j. Barton, 16 miles, four days 17 50 O. S. Peudleton, 38 miles, 4 days 10 80 Ed. Kunz, 13 miles, 4 days.. 1730 Moved and seconded to adjourn. Carried. Attest: M. P. WBA.VEK, Auditor. Tas. .<&.. Ore, Painter, Paper Hanger KALSOMINER, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PAINTER. Postal card orders will reoeiye prompt attention. A, SAMSON & PAINE, DEALERS IN We pay the very highest prices for all kinds of grain, sell ground feed, which we deliver to any part of the city, and sell and deliver hard and soft coal at lowest prices. tSfLeave orders at Samson's abstract office In Optra House block. The Red Elevator, C. & N. W. depot, Phone) I. ALGONA. PROFESSIONAL. •^•-'-^*^-^^^-^»^-«kX-^^'x^^ k ^-^^^*-> w ^^x-v. CLARKE & COHENOUH, ATTORNEYS AT LA W. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Hoston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LA W. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Oflice In Hoxle-Ferirnson bl jck. E. V. SWETTING, ATT ON EY AT LA W, Algon£>, Iowa. J. C. RAYMOND. E. C. ItAYMONJ) Raymond & Raymond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. OBlce over Kossuth County State T3ank, Algona, Iowa. B. F. REED. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office: South rooms over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office in the Boston Block; residence on north Thorington street. H. C. McCOY, M. D., I'HYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. DR. MARGARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon. Office and residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. DENTIST. A. L. RIST. D. D. S. Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. MWTH STAR 3HOI CO.MIHNSAPOltf. MINN, 60 YEARS' EXPERIENCE TRADE DESIGN? , , . , , COPYRIGHTS &c. Anyone Bonding a sketch tmd description may aulckly uscertaiif our opinion free whether an invention is probably patemable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents . pent free, oldest agenw Putouts lafcon throug sjiccM notice, without ch, Scientific American, A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest ~' cuiutlou of any Bclentiflo Jouruftl. Terras. i four months, f I. gold £yaU news* J.T.Chrischittes, President. G.C.Hudson Vice President. J«me* Patterss °^ arv . ALGONA MILLING COMPANY. [INCORPORATED.]— • HIGHEST PRICES PAID for all kinds of Grain and Seeds. Dealers in Hard and Soft Coal. Manufacturers of Strictly High-giade Flour. Special attention paid to the Mm Owing to the largo and constantly increasing demand for our superior grade of flour we are enabled to offer from 5 to 10 cents per bushel above the market price for pood wheat. F. W. Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.- Office over Algona State Bank. Fanners' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford. Hanover of New Yorlt, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. A. QlLMOVn, President, E. P. KEITH. Vice President, M. fSGIIEffGK, Secretary, J. 11'. VfADSWOltTII, Treasurer. DIRECTORS: G.11. nvTomss, FRANK DEVINE, Oil AS. VfOOSTEtt, S. STEVSSY, G. S. /lA'Ot/A', J. E. ST/10I'. The Farmers' Milling Co. \INGORPOJ(ATED.\ 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. a, Specialty. nd will do as well by you as /. B. HOFIUS, General Manager. Highest cash price paid for good wheat. We can and will do as well by you as any mill in Iowa. Give tho new company a trial. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, ^SO.OOO. .A,XjGI-O:&T.A., Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec lions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. \VM. H. 1NOJIAM, President; T. CHRISCIIILLES, Vice Pres; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. VV. Wadsworth, Uarnet Devine. First National Bank of Algona. OAP1TAL 850,OOC A.31BKOSE A. OALL President I WM. K. FERGUSON OasJuer D. H. XUTOHHfS Vice President | GIIAS. A. PALMER Assistant Cashier Directors—D. H. Hutchins, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. H. Spencer, Win. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. Special attention given to collections. Officers and Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lautry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbraith, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAVLT8 ^"Interest paid on time deposits. •4 LOOK TO YOUR EYES. Opthalrnic Optician. The most difficult cases of children a specialty. Do your eyes ache, smart, water, become inflamed, or pain in the eyeball, orbit, temple or forehead? If so yon should consult a competent optician, with the latest scientific method of correcting all errors of refraction. Examination and consultation free. Office over E. J. Gilmore's store, Algona, Iowa. SHERIFF'S SALE. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a special execution to me directed by the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa, against the goods, chattels, lands, tenements, etc., of J. H. IHdgood and R. J. Bidgood, de fendauts, in favor of M. Groot, plaintiff, I will offer at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the door of the court house, in the town of Algona, county of Kossuth, Iowa, on the Oth day of May, A. D. 1899, between the hours of 9 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock p. m. on said day, all of said J. H. and R. J. Bldgood's right, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Kossuth county, to-wit: Lot No. 2, in Block No. 1, and lot No. 4, in Block No. 4, Call's addition to Wesley, Iowa. Sale to commence at the hour of 2 o'clock p. m, of said day. Witness my hand this 6th day of April A. D. 1800. S. P. OHRISTENSEN, 4t2 Sheriff of Kossuth County, Iowa. NOTICE. STATE OF IOWA, KOSSITTH COUNTY—SS —District Court in and for Kossuth County. To All Whom it May Concern: Whereas, on the 10th day of April, A. D. 1899, a paper nur porting to be the last will and testament of Hindertje Severius, late of said county, deceased, was Hied in my office, and was by me opened and publicly read; and the 6th day of September, 1899, appointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the court, at the September term thereof then to be held, as a duly executed last will and testament of the said Hindertje Severins, deceased, at which time all persons interested may appear and show cause why the same should not be admitted to probate. Dated this llth day of April, A. D. 1899. J. B. CARB, 4t3 Clerk of the District Court. NOTICE TO GBADEKS. Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received at the auditor's office in Algona, Iowa, until Thursday, May 4, for grading the public highway between Sections S3 and 37, Union township; also grade between Sections 31 and 32, and Sections 5 and 6, Portland and Plum Creek townships. Said bids to designate the price per cubic yard (or dirt moved (or each 100 feet of distance. Said committee reserves the light to reject any and all bids. By order of board of supervisors. JOHN G. SMITH, 4 Committee. NOTICE, STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY-SS —District Court in and for Kossuth County. To all whom it may concern: Whereas, on the 1st day of April A. D. 1899, a paper purporting to be the last will and testament of Jacob Wlesbrod late of said county, deceased, was filed In my office, and was by me opened and read; ana the 25th day of April A. D. 1899, appointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the court, at the April term thereof then to be held, for final proof and probate, as a duly executed last will and testament of Jacob Wiesbrod, deceased, at which time all persons Interested may appear and snow cause why the same should not be admitted to probate. Dated the 3rd day of April, A. D. 1809. J. B. OABR, 3t3 Clerk of the District Court. BUYS Pretty A STOVE shop. one, too— large beating surface— ng for a carpenter Call at U. D. M. office. C. C. Samson. B. F. Grose SAMSON & GROSE, [Successors to Hay & Riee,] ABSTRACTS REAL ESTATE LOANS. FARMS AND WILD LANDS FOR SALE AND FOR RENT. Opera House Block. ALGONA, ... IOWA. WOOD I am prepared to furnish Green or Dry BODY WOOD either 4-foot or stove length, hard or soft, iu any quantity desired. ™ e .^L or . e _° rd « rln ^ ,1am not in the wood PETER WINKEL. ——j— , _ WATER OR NO PA Y. ^".esp*-in a» • ' SHERIFF'S SALE, Harvester court house, • oc p. m. on said dav ni? 5 k a ; m ' an <J * Werne, KossSthcou'uty.^owa 8 aaditi ^ S y .