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VOL* XXX1V-NO. 16, WEDNESDAY. JULY 5,1899. ESTABLISHED 1865, hundred feet of staging KOSSUTH BOY IN CUBA, the street to seat the people." Three women were badly hurt, one perhaps fatally, and a great many He Writes Entertainingly of His Ex periences On the Island. you want that grows on this earth you will find it in this grocery. It is the Diamond Mocha and Java coffee, and the price is absolutely right. If there was a better grade to be had we would get it • but there can be nothing better than THfc BEST. This is a strong statement, but the coffee is here to back it up. Langdon & Hudson. Herman EvercUnR, a Waif, Reared In Kossuth, Proves Himself n Capable Correspondent. injured. The" staging" was crowded when it fell, and all seemed to collapse at onco. , «,____ A few small picnics around Algona and family gatherings were all that was going on locally. The new steam boat did lots of business and many pleasure seekers went up the river and enjoyed a few hours with nature. | THE SHORTEST ON RECORD Friday's County Convention Was Brief and to the Point, Paint for Sale H->1*P in quantities from i pound I IV.I \* (0 painl en ough to paint the, town red, green, blue or any other color desired. Paints, oils, color stains for all kinds of work, out doors or inside. Our paint is as good us money will buy, yet our prices are very low. We want to figure with you if you have any painting to do. R. H. MILLER. Secial Sale ^~^4 B^ . V i All of this week and next at—— Galbraith's W. H. Reed (Successor to John Cronln) handles tho best to be had in tho way of up- to-date, fine FURNITURE besides everything that can be desired in plain and ornamental Picture Frames, Mouldings and goods that arc required for beautifying and ornamenting the home. A specially made ol i01 ' 5 WE W WILL SLAUGHTER PRICES on ladies' and children's and next. with prices always at point. W. satisfactory H. REED. PROFESSIONAL. The following letter from one our Kossuth boys in Cuba will be read with interest. The writer, Herman Everding, came to this county as a waif and was taken into the family of Aug. Brown. From there ho went to J. O. Paxsons 1 whore he lived two years. He writes to Dana Paxson, his old play- matu, a most tntu resting sketch of his life in Cuba. PLAC.UTAS, Cuba, .Tuuo 21, 180H.— Dear Frl-ui: 1 -resume you will bo surprised when you iwolvo this letter and loam that I uui down hero In tills dago country, we arc i havtiiK a lino time down no re wading tl rouRti tho inud drilling two hours a day if the weather is lit, wo Have mounted drill in tho forenoon and dismounted drill In the afternoon, most generally t is snbro drill in tho afternoon. Wo had what t hoy call the monkey drill for the past vvook which is mounting and dismounting the torso at , a walk, trot, and after we got used to it wo will 1 two to vault while the horse is on a KB lop. Wo have to mount tho horse and whoa you light on his back you have to face to the rear and mount from the roar and Btaiut on tho homo's back with him going at a trot and gallop. A fellow ought to bo able to go with a circus when ho gets through here. I don't suppose you w ill , bo- Hove ha" of what 1 am tolling .you but they are all facts nevertheless. This country looks a good deal like the pictures a to low soes of Africa in books, the native's huts arc the same. Hogs chickens and horses all livo in the same shack with tho Cubans. They arc a dishonest lot of dagoes, t hoy would steal tho shirt off a man's back if they had tho chance, but they aro scared of a revolver though. They stole a lot of our blankets and shirts when they wore unloading tho transports also six carbines and four revolvers and a lot of rations. The plantations around hero aro mostly alfdes iroyod by tho Cubans. Wo marched across tho island from Cionfuegos about two months ago, and al along Uio way there were sugar mills destroyed and banana groves burnt down, and sugar-cane eds destroyed. Tho Cubans were Just ns bid us tho Spaniard-. The sugar mills all have block houses, generally six and no loss than four, to protect them from tho insiu- gonts during the war. There are a number of sugar mills down hero that aro owned by Americans. They can be told trom tho other mills from quite a distance. I hoy have round smoke stacks and are a kind of yellow color while tho ones erected by the Spaniards aro square and white washod Most all of them that are of any size at all aro lighted throughout by o ectrioity i ind are running day and night. Wo weie euardiiiK an American plantatom in tho Sand and they fod us like kings and wo hadoloctric lights in our touts. The rainy season is on now and it is tho muddiest country ever 1 have soon. Although it is not muddy around the quarters muddy about a quarter o a mile DIES AT BIPE OLD AGE, Mrs. Roxittin Hudson Passes Awny 1" the 02nd Ycnt-A Life Record to be IM-oud Of. Died, at the residence of M. U trodden, Saturday, July 1, 1899, Mrs. Box- ana Hudson at 1 p. m. Roxanu Bagley was born at Springfield, Vermont, July 6, 1807, was married to Washington Hudson in 1820. To them were born 12 children, five of whom arn living. Eleven grow to manhood and woman- Gardner Cowles Nominated on the First Ballot—A. D. Clarke Selects His Delegation. The county convention Friday was one of the shortest ever held In the county. It was spicy, however, for a few minutes. S. X. Way, when the roll was called for votes on representative, arose and withdrew his name, and Mr. Mayne did the same, leaving Gardner Cowles the field, and the nomination was soon made. What little excitement there was came when it was proposed that A. D. Clarke be allowed to select his own senatorial dele- and two hood, there being nine daughters, one dying very early in life Mrs. Hudson sent four sons and one' son-in-law to the army, and had thoiov of having thorn returned to her n.t the close of tho war. She came to Kossuth county in 1800, and has boon a resident over since. Her husband died 18 voars ago. Since that time she has made her home with her children Some three years ago she foil and since thon has been in an almost helpless condition. A number of years ago her eyesight failed and it was impossible for her to go about without help, blie always found willing hands to guide "urandnm" wherevor she wished to so, as long as she was permitted to walk about. Since last January she has found a comfortable home with her daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Goddon who never tired in making "mother's" lost days bright and comfortable. Surely all that loving bunds could do has boon done for her. Thus passes away a life filled only with good deeds, and one pi the oldest of Kossuth county's early sottlers. GKOIiaE STEWART DF.AD. A pioneer dropped out yesterday morning in George Stewart, for many years a resident of Rivowlale. The funeral is hold at the home at 2 o clock today, and the remains will be buried in Algona. IUWUU uU OtJlUOU _na v"" gation. Mr. Mayno of Bancroft opposed MORE JUNE WEDDINGS. • Geo. L. Galbraith. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Uostou block. A Good Piano Is an article to be highly prized in any family. The "good" kind costs no more than some of the so-called good ones. The of homes, willi skulls ° DAMSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over G alto-anil's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Ferguaon 1)1 jck. AmerTcwSE disc argodSpanish soldiers. All the, towns nn tim island have a trench all around it, mJ Wookouses placed along it according to Uio nature of the country, there arc (or wore rather) thirty around this town and U.™ is a small town. And b ock-houBOB spattored along tho railroad about every m o they are built of boards with walls Sled in with dirt to stop tho bullets. We aro livin* in barracks that wore used by™ P nUmls a* a hospital. Our men aro b ' V - f nl good condition only; our or nvo in the Llllliui Kundort ana David Miller Wed-An Altfoim Urldc In Fenton. Monday at 11 o'clock David Miller and Miss'Lillian Kundert were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Winkel by Rev. Suckow. Relatives and a few intimate friends were present and enjoyed the elegant wedding breakfast that was served. At 1:55 o'clock tho happy couple took tho train for Fort Dodgo where "Dave" has a (mod situation in a drug store, and where ho has u homo nicely fitted up for his bride. Miss Kundert has been one of tho most attractive of Algona s younger ladies, is a successful teacher, -ind in every way admirably qualified to adorn her now homo. The groom is son of D. S. Miller, a popular young druggist, with a successful business career before him. All the young people in Algona will shower both with good wishes, and bespeak for them any amount of happiness and prosperity. RANNEY-KLINGLEHOFER. Last Wednesday at high noon Rev. Bond of Bancroft joined Miss Josephine Rannoy and John Klinglehofer in marriage tit the home of Mr. and Mrs. F L. Ranney in Algona. Among the guests present were Mrs. Plulo Ran the resolution in a speech that contained a rather personal attack on Mr. Clarke. No reply was made and the convention allowed Mr. Clarke to name his delegates with but slight opposition. As many of the delegates wished to leave on tho 1:55 trains tho convention did not adjourn for dinner, and everything was over by 1 o'clock. Every township was represented. Dr Waud of Gormania was chosen, chairman; Frank Weimer of Ledyard, secretary, and Guy Da ton of Titonka assistant secretary. The usual committees were appointed. No contest was made over delegates, the temporary organization was made permanent, and a ballot was ordered on representative. After Mr. Way and Mr. Mayne withdrew all the delegates voted for Gardner Cowles excepting Lu Verne, Greenwood and Ramsay, who went to A A Brunson. Mr. Cowles was called for and briefly thanked the convention, assuring the delegates that he should more fully discuss tho issues later in the campaign. He was heartily cheered. S. X. Way responded to a call and created great enthusiasm by stating that ho was a republican all the your round and could be counted on to do all he could for the ticket. Mr. Mavne also responded to a call and said his'fighting ended with theconventlon. The committee on delegates then reported in favor of allowing A. D. Clarke to name his own delegates to the senatorial convention, which he did as follows: Gardner Cowles J. B.Jones, Harvey Inghum, B. F. Smith, W. A. Wright, S. X. Way, B. F. Grose, ^ L. Anderson, P. M. Barsalou, M. P. Hag- ffnrd, A. E. Lien. The delegates to' the state convention are M. Starr, Geo. E. Clarke, G. W. Hanna, G. S. Wright, Julius Kunz, F. S. Jenks, J. F. Shalble, G. L. Dalton, T. F, Cooke, S. Mayne, J. G. ^"resolutions nor instructions were proposed or adopted. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LA W, Algona, Iowa. Telephone No. 21). J. C. HAYMOND. B. C. RAYMOND Raymond & Raynnond, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office over Durdall's store, Algona, Iowa. m- tireo of ?he regiment them dying a d has gone back to . tho states papers Buy that the sold ors in Cuba wore going to have a in rations. I liavo'nt seen liny ox- getting a little worse We M FREDERICK ATTORNEY CURTISS, AT LAW. fresh beef e ,verv day but that is so tough that a Mow can't eat it, we get rice and stowed apples every morning and some times apples and rice. I guess wo will live Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algoiia, Iowa. stands high among the really good ones. We can prove this claim to anyone. B. F. REED, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Omoe: South rooms over Durdall's stove, Algona, Iowa. IXUOSls iiroouiiu wuiu i.t.u. -- nev of Marshall, Wis., grandmother of the bride, and Mrs. Wilcox and daughter of Ruthvon. From Fenlon and neighborhood some 90 young people wore present and enjoyed the elaborate dinner served after the ceremony. I lie bride is the third and youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ranney, and is a very popular young lady The groom is iunior member of the firm of Bailey &Klinglehofer, the merchants of old Fenton and now of the new town. Thursday the happy couple went to Fenton, the first new married couple in its history, and began housekeeping. Elegant presents were given and many congratulations showered on the happy pair, who thus begin their now life under tho happiest of Tune skies. A NOTABLE CHANGE. Tlio Soimtorlnl Situation. The senatorial convention is to be held In Erametsburg next week Thursday. It is now certain that C. W. Crimm of Estherville will have both Emmet and Dickinson counties. The conventions were held Saturday in both counties. John W. Cory, who used to live in Spirit Lake, made a strong effort to secure the Dickinson vote, which would undoubtedly have nominated him, but Senator Funk bold his own and the delegation is not for Cory. In Palo Alto M. L. Brown has withdrawn. Barringerhad control of the F. L. TRIBON, M. D., Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office In the Boston Block; residence on north Thorington street. How are all tho people up there anyway. I suppose you thing it is hot down here. I have soon it hotter in Iowa than it hiu been ore since I have been on tho island. It is hottest in the morning for there is no U fit commences to get a little cooler at ton vvhen the wind starts to blow. It is at nights here but it is a - ••—* camo '"' O. L. TfVYLOR. H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor sti-oei. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. The Farmers' Milling Co. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence over Taylor's. OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF THE feed ALGONA ROLLER MILLS. ^^ -Worfc a Specialty. DR. MAROARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physieian and Surgeon. Office and residence In Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. Iowa. mm DENTIST. A. L. RIST, D. D. S, Local anaesthetic loi deadening paia in gums when extracting teeth. XlJiUiHA.^ -^ » *-<«. --.•"Troop I, 2nd U. S. Oav'y. Placetas, Cuba. OTHER TOWNS CELEBRATE. L,edynrd tmd I,lverinore IJoth Huve jjtU crowdB-AlKOitn 1'lcnlcs. Ledyard. and Llvermore celebrated the Fourth yesterday. They wore the only two really patriotic towns in this neighborhood. Big crowds are reported at both celebrations. Dr. Day gave a splendid oration at Ledyard, the Bancroft band furnished fine music, and a ball game between Bancroft and Ledyard was a feature of the afternoon's sports. Everybody says Ledyard had a great celebration and that the crowds were handsomely enter- Tlio John 1'nul Lumber Company Sella Out-Tho Altjoiiu Yard Goes with the Host. The John Paul Lumber company has sold all Us lumber yards to the Lambs, formerly of Clinton, now of Minneapolis. Ale-onu yard in the list. The management remains the same from Mr. Bacon and Mr. Chesley to Mr. White John Paul has Florida saw mills in the Palmetto state and will go to Florida to live. This sale is for over a quarter oE a million dollars. uruwu. jju.iiing". ««•— —• _, . convention Monday and takes the Palo Alto delegation for representative, probably giving Cory the delegat on for senator. If this is the situation Cory will have 10 votes, Crimm 13, and Clarkell. The contest will be much like that of four years ago, with Mr, Clarke-having as good a chance as anyone of winning. His acquaintance is good among the delegates and when the break comes ho will bo second choice of many of them. The New County Committee. Wilfrid P. Jones was chosen county chairman for the coming year without opposition. He will put energy and push into tho work and make an exceptionally good manager for the campaign. A good set of township cora- mitteemeu was named as follows: Al- gonS First ward, ETeUier- Second ward W. P. Jones; Third ward, F. C. Newcomb; Fourth ward, M. P. Haggard; Burt, Frank Dow; Oresoo, C. Bicord; Eagle, Norman Anderson; Fenton, M. Weisbrod; Greenwood, t. 1. ton, m. weisuruu, «•_-.. ••—», -• i Snarlts- German, L. Krause; Garneld, The sale carries 42 yards, the) ^ g Wl< ig u t: Germania, J. Blshoft; Grant, P. Corty; Hebron C. S. Pendleton; Harrison, V. S. Ellis; Irvington, P Burlingame; Lotts Creek, *. b. mx- by; Lu Verne, I. P. Harrison; Ledyard, w! A. Wright; Lincoln, E. A. Coles; PorHand, L, L. Owen; Plum Creek, K. M. Cnrdner; Prairie, John Longbot- toui; rt..msay,Phil. Winter; Blverdale, Chas. Ranney; Seneca,-V. Eokholm, Sexton, F. R. Hedrick; Swea, C. A. Erioksen; Sherman, D.D. tf&j? 8 ?' Springlield, Ellis Curtis; Union W F. Jenkinson; Wesley, S. X. Way, wnn temore, J. P. Sbaible; Buffalo, R. Welter. • |Uiy Vour Wedding BiuKBof us; we always make the bride a present. Beware of imitators and people who would duplicate this proposition. They say if you will do this or if you will do that, or if so and so was tbe case, then they will offeryou the above proposition. There is always that if, if, if, In the way. We are positively the originators of low prices in the iewelry business of Kossuth county, and will continue to undersell all competition without any ifs or ands.- 1 DINGLEY & PUGH. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. IF you want a nice corset don't for . B. M. SMITH, l »,, c., p, Give the new company a trial. j t s. HOFIUS, General Manager, goofts store, Algoua, Quarton gave an able address at Livermore and the Algona band played music such as is not often heard hereabouts. An exciting event at ' ermore was the collapse of a THE Mason City Brwk and J l |, e ,, Co1 makes the best drain tile and hollow building tile in the world and lowest prices. F. O. B- any station. A ''O. CLABKE & Co, loan money at 5 per ce'ft*:., with optional payments Interest payable annually. Ov4ev No. 0. In accordance with Special Orders No 24 P. S., an election is hereby or* aev'ed to fill vacancy in office of major, to he held at the encampment of the lid I-egiment at Clear Lake, la., July if J8&9, at such hour ae the regimental greot.^

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