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THIS OTPBE DBS MOIKEB: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1899. After the 4th We always offer some great bargains—some people call them SNAPS. Four yards of figured dimity in nice designs, a waist pattern for i$c All figured dimities worth 10 and I2^c go now at 070 Piques in stripes and figured, formerly i8c, now only \z\ Shirt waists, regular $1.50, $1.25, $1.00 and 7$c values, all at.. $oc Belts, rtgular price 35 and 25c, at r$c Our 35 and 2$c summer corsets at igc You can always find a good assortment of 3»c prints and an unlimited quantity of Sic unbleached muslin. Dozens of ladies' fast black hose at 5c a pair. Chrischillcs & Hcrbst. THE LOCAL FIELD. Brownell's annual clearfng sale is on, Goeders' basement prices attract attention. O. B. Durdall went to Albert Lee this morning to meet his family. ... Mr," and Mrs. Eugene Tellier go to • Clear Lake to cook for Company F. The pipe organ recital at the Methodist church IB postponed indefinitely. Mrs. Merriam has sent her boy to the hospital for the feeble minded at Glenwood. Wesley voles Friday on granting the Germania telephone company a franchise. Judge Quarton and family are at the lakes. He drove across country with the boys. There will be no meeting of Prudence lodge tonight, as had been announced. Monday was very hot, and Tuesday likewise. A good deal of corn is up with the season. Roy Carpenter has the honorary staff appointment of batallion sergeant major at camp this week. E. H. Slagle gave his - daughter Ethel a surprise birthday by sending a Fischer piano. It is a fine instrument. .At least a half dozen weddings are scheduled for August. It is eaid one is on the cards that will surprise everybody. J. F. Nicoulin is displaying a new case of photographs these days that would do credit to any gallery in the state. J, J. McMahon, brother of the Algona attorney, has bought the Tama County Democrat, the oldest paper in Tama. The Kossuth County State bank statement this week shows lots of money for business. Money is plenty and cheap. Gardner Cowles was called to Burlington Monday night by a telegram from his brother announcing that his father was sinking. Prof. C. F. Curtiss, brother of Lawyer Curtiss of Algona, is at home after three months in Europe spent in studying stock conditions. F. L. McComb was up to Blue Earth City Monday. He says Messrs. Rovye & Fuller are haying all they can do in the laundry business. F. C. Farr organized a Sunday school Sunday at the Albert. Ogren school house three miles south of Ledyard, S. F. Frick, superintendent. It is now certain that the North western is building from Belle Plaine through Mason City to Blue Earth City. It is going into eastern Iowa. Geo. Patterson has located at Titonka in the law. He is a bright young man and stood well at college. He will be a valuable addition to Titonka and will succeed. J. B: Willey was married at Independence June 28, and the papers there say has gone to the Pacific slope to live. His relatives here do not credit this latter report. J. F. Gilmore has bought a half interest in the corner grocery of his brother and is now actively engaged in the work. Algona will be pleased to see him a resident again. The announcement that Win. Paetz will be a candidate for county supervisor brings a new teature into the fall canvass, Mr. Paetz is a successful farmer and a shrewd man. Bailey has been visiting Kanawha. He says: Mr. Geo. C. Call and. Marsh Stevens are 011 the ground selling lots and attending to business. Over $12,000 worth of lots have been sold. The professional card of Harrington & Dickinson appears this week. This new firm is now well located and is rapidly making acquaintances. It is made up of a couple of able young men. David Abbey, a tramp and beggar of long years' standing, is in town. Some 10 years ago A, F. Dailey arrested him and found over $100 In cash in his pockets. . He is a shrewd old man. Miss Mary Kain ia talking of taking a course of study with a view of becoming a trained nurse. Miss Kain is exceptionally well qualified for such work and would make a notable success. Doxeee has the contract for the tin work on the new Catholic school at Bancroft, and Andrew Hanson goes north today. He also has the contract for the work on the new school house in Algona. Joseph Lwd is now carrying the mail to Fenton on ft special contract. Hie time was up July 1, but the new m.an hived, Mr. Brattland of Bancroft, refused to go on with his contract, and the Algona postmaster was compelled >o provide temporary conveyance. The route from Algona to Fenton is held by a man named Johnson of Kentucky. The new telephone poles are going up in town. The offices will not be moved to the Boston block until next month. The Kossuth telephone lino meets the city exchange at the Milwaukee depot. Capt. R. E. Jeanson Is in town for a visit on his w«,y to Okoboji,- where his 'amily occupies a cottago on Dlxson's beach. The captain is just home from trip to Seattle. He likes the Puget Sound country. A. D. Clarke and a number of delegates to the senatorial convention will jo to Emmetsburg tonight. The papers of the state predict thnt this will be one of the most interesting conventions of the year. Dr. Tribon while injecting some carbolic acid one day last week got a squirt of it near his right eye, near enough to nearly prove serious. He was badly burned as it was, and is lucky to escape with a good eye. The county is going to let a lot of special grades to the lowest bidders, under the statute for using the bridge fund for grades. It will pay all graders to look over the work, notice of which appears elsewhere. Hard coal jumped up 25 cents a ton July 1, It is now $8.75 in Algona and may go higher. The cold weather lust spring cleaned up the docks, and all the coal comes from the mines. Coal is $1 higher than last year. It is rumored that Wra, Ehlers and Otto Falkenhainer will build yet this season down by C. E. Heise's new home. Mr. Ehlers says it is unlikely, although they have got the sewer and water mains extended to their lots. A. J. Berryman of Bancroft is an announced candidate for the republican nomination for treasurer. His formal announcement will appear later. Mr. Berryman is an old settler in Bancroft and a highly esteemed business man. Geo. E, Clarke was thoroughly examined by an expert at Chicago last week and he tells him that there is no reason why he should not regain his former excellent health. He complimented the local doctors on their handling of his case. THE UPPER DES MOINES noted last week that Sheriff Christensen had bought a new house but failed to note that he had persuaded a fair young lady to occupy it. He and Ida Armstrong are man and wife and many congratulations go with them. Three Algona boys, Masters Carr, Patterson and Barton, have joined the Milwaukee road grading gang and will go through to the Mississippi. The Milwaukee is working out its road tax, and the boys get $20 a month and keep. It will be quite an experience for them. A Burfc man named Canham was fined by 'Squire Raymond $5 and costs for striking his wife. It seems that there were two sides to the story, although Canham pleaded guilty. He merely brushed her face he claims. I he was entitled to strike her at all he FOR Linen Suits FROM $2.50 TO $5- Blue Serge coats and vests, delightfully cool these sticky days, a" from $4 to $7.50. BLACK. ALPACA COATS, Strew and Crash Hats, Gauze Underwear, etc., etc. DRAFT'S hould have gone farther, and if be va8 not he went too far. Canbam's wn showing is bad fof him, and his wife has now sued for a divorce. An- >ther woman Is in' the case. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kraft areexpect- id down from Estherville soon for a 'isit. George Kraft Is now in New York City buying fall stock for the even stores. The Krafts have now aken stock in a $150,000 department itore at Newton. George is to buy for .he clothing department. Mrs. Setchell does not hear from Carl lately. He has been in the hospital for some weeks but at last reports was able to stand up. The 13th Minnesota is billed to come home, but it is iatd that the boys cannot reach home >efore October. Algona feels a deep nterest in Carl's well being. The Burt Monitor gives the date of vlrs. Roxana Hudson's birth as July 6, 1799, mnking her almost 100 years of age at death, instead of 92 as stated by the correspondent of THE UPPER DES MOINES. Mrs. Hudson was a very old woman, and we had thought older than )2 years. Will someone give the cor- •ect date? It is not likely that our soldier boys will win the silver cups again at the ifle range this season. There is not a member of the old team now with the sompany, and besides the rifles they lave now are not fit for range shoot- ng. The company hns held both cups ,he past year, but does not have the "east idea of winning them again. Mrs. Laura A. Hunt spent last week n Corwith. Her daughter Maggiehas jone to Sioux City to enter a hospital is nurse. She Is with Mies Wester- jerg, who used to be in Algona often, a ,rained nurse from Chicago. Miss 3unt will become a trained nurse and will make a great success at It. She ias excellent qualifications to succeed. Cheevor Hudson has sold his bakery ind restaurant to Dick SI title of Burt md Charley Taylor, who has had it in charge. Mr. Slade will come to Algona at once. Cheever has had a good trade and the new proprietors will do everything to keep up the excellent 'eputation of the place. They are joth popular and competent young men and will succeed. It ia not generally understood butthe regimental band is practically a separ- ite company at the military encampment. G. W. Cady is to all intentsnnd purposes captain while Durward Walk- 3f and Fritz Granzow are lieutenants. The boys have handsome military unl- 'orms, blankets, tents, etc., and camp iy themselves. The drum major is Deering of Fort Dodge. Chas. W. Bates was a pleasant caller Friday. He has been in Irvington 32 years and is now hale and hearty at 77. Be was born in Massachusetts in the neighborhood of the famous Adams homestead and he used when he 'was a boy to see many of the famous men of our history. He is full of pleasant recollections of those days and a very interesting man to talk to. A professional ironer is to join the McComb laundry this week. The laundry already employs a dozen people and the expectation is that 20 will have regular work in a few weeks. The laundry draws custom now from a long distance, getting $27 of work in one basket from a neighboring town. It is well worth a visit to the laundry to see how completely it is equipped and how nice work is being turned out. MEETINGS. Rev. Day will occupy his pulpit Sunday morning and evening. Services at the Presbyterian church at 11 a. m, and 8 p. m. All welcome. Dinner, supper and ice cream at the Methodist church tomorrow noon and evening. All come. Services at the Congregational church at 11 a. m. and 8 p. in. Morning theme: " Whiit Makes a Man Acceptable With God?" Evening theme: " Christ Enriching Our Lives." At the Baptist church Sunday morn ing: " Our Heavenly Father." In the evening Miss Mina Morford, a member of the church, who for a number of years has served the Woman's Baptist Home Mission society, will speak, telling of her work and experiences among the Mormons and Indians. She is a very interesting speaker. Everybody invited. No collection. SOME OOtffiTY NEWS. Prof. Sifert is to teach at Ireton next ear. Titonka has had its first fire. No a mage. Burt shipped 14 cars of stock a week go Wednesday. H. O. Belly is building a handsome tore at Fenton, Chester Rtckard and Nate Robinson of iresco are off to Colorado. W. E. Naudain hauled out the big afe for the Lonerock bank a week ago. Mr. and Mrs. I. P. Harrison of Lu- Verne are off for three months in Cal- fornla. Carl Molin of Swea City fell from his nilk wagon while unloading milk and ractured his collar bone. Capt. King and family of Fort Dodge, tist home from Porto Rico, have been Islting at Geo. W. Hanna's. I. J. Bruer is getting the foundation n for a Queen Anne cottage In Ban- roft, the most stylish residence in the ity. J. A. Brownell is still figuring on pening a shoe store at Fenton. W. /. Danson owns a lot there and may mild. J, B. Bengston of Swea City has had . severe attack of inflammation of the icwels, the result of eating canned almon. John Dion of Swoa City got a cask of wine for the Fourth, but someone wiped it. John spent a very sober I'ourth. The " Lath & Northwestern" is now mining two trains a day to Ti tonka, .lie officers have bought a now coach ind engine. The Ledyard Leader says Rev. 'Day oliveredone of the best Fourth of uly speeches it has ever been its pleas- ire to listen to. Chas. Bell, the Wesley darkey from own City, won the prize fight at Britt. Jell comes from a family of fighters. He was the champion pugilist of Iowa "Hty. Mike Fox, the old settlor, got a se- ero bump on a freight caboose. He vas thrown across the car and his chest badly injured. The train was switch- ng at Wesley. The Monitor says: The North west- >rn has let the contract for putting up ts depots on all its branch roads in own this year. The contract goes to A. H. Connor & Co, of Cedar Rapids. Phe new depots are to bo frame with ile roofs. OFP TO OAMP. LADIES! Many of you are timid about stopping on the streets. The large telescope will be on the school grounds for you and your escorts on Thursday evening. (Friday if Thursday is cloudy.) School children under 14, ten cents. For Sale. Residence lot in good location, in Algona, Lot 6, Block 70, Kennedy street. Price is $400. Address H. Reints, Freeport, 111., box 1134.-13m3 THE "life-line" is out, extending the "glad hand" of life, hope, and happiness. Reaches 'round the globe. "Tis Rocky Mountain Tea—35c. Sold by R H. Miller. Buy Your Wedding Rings of us; we always make the bride a present. Beware of imitator and people who would duplicate this proposition. They say if you will d( this or if you will do that, or if so anc so was tbe case, then they will offeryou the above proposition. There is always that if, if, if, in the way. We are pos itively the originators of low prices in the jewelry business of Kossuth county and will continue to undersell all com petition without any ifs or ands. DINQLEY & PUGH. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co, FOR time loans on real estate apply at Kossuth County State Bank. IF you want a nice corset don't for get that the FlexO'girdle Is one of th best, GEO, L, GALBBAITIJ. A. p, CLARKE & Co, loan money at per cent,, with optional payments In terest payable Annually. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest Optional payments. * H. GROVE & SON'S closing out 9»le fur pishes the low prices on groceries. }oinpnny F Goes To C'lcnr I^nlco This Morning—The WooU'B Program. Company F and the regimental band started for camp this morning. A cav- .lary troop will attend from Des VToines. The camp will be known as lamp Mattocks in honor of Gen. C. PJ! Vlattocks, brigade commander, in the Spanish-American war, in whose bri gade the 52nd served. The regiment will be In cnmp eight days. Tuesday, July 18, will be governor's day and Govenor Shaw and staff will then be present to review the troops. Blue Front Jewelry Store. We have a fine line of new jewelry, also watches, clocks, and silverware. Remember the blue front when in need of a fine job of repair work, always 5fompt and reliable. 4 E. G. BOWYER. FOR SALE: My residence property, louse and two lots, for sale, lots J. L. EDMONDS. At Grove & Son's there are still to je had some splendid bargains in their slosing out sale. FOR SALE: A good restaurant and Boarding house business in Algona. Inquire of B. E. Lorenz. ]4tO MONEY to loan at 5 per cent. A. D, CLARICE & Co. RAIL WA Y TIMS CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WEST. So. 1 departs at 0:05 am No. :i departs at 3:68p m Freights that cany passengers— No. 93 departs at 10:45pm No.71 departs at !l:20pm No. 05 departs at 8:30 p in TIIAINS EAST. No, 2 departs at ,...10:45 am No. 4 departs at 0:28pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 76 departs at 10:10 pm No. 04 departs at 2:20 p in E. P. HKUIUOK, Agent. If you are looking for CHICAGO 4 NOBTHWE8TEHN. South- Pass. Mixed 0:35 am Mixed 7:54 pin Freight 12:15 a in North— 1:55 p m Pass 1:55 pm Mixed 10:50p m Mixed 7:20 a m Freight 11:30 am F. H. VKSPEH, Agent. Notice to Graders. Bids will be received at the auditor's oftlc in Algoua, Iowa, until noon of Friday, July 28, for grading the public highway an follows Between Sections 4 and 5, Sections 8 and 0 Lotts Creek township. Between Sections 9 and 16, Fenton town ship. Between Sections 35 and 30, Sections 2 and 33, and 20 and 32, Riverdale township. Between Sections 1, 2, 11 and 12, Section 7 and 8, Sections 8 and 9, Sections 10 and 11 Sections 3 and 4, all In Buffalo townthlp. Between Sections 24 and 25, Wesley town ship. Between Sections 4, 5, 0 and 7, and 8 and 9 Prairie township. Between Sections 34 and 35, Sections 2 and 25, Hebron township. Between Sections 0 and 16, Lincoln town ship. Between Sections 31 and 32, Portland, an 5 and 6, Plum Creek townships. Between Sections 27 and 22, and SO and Union township. Between Sections 1 and & and 12 anil 7 Ramsay and Greenwood townships Bids to be on each grade separately 8s abov specified, and to specify the price per cuW y$rd for every 100 feet ft distance th.e dirt 1 moved. The board of supervisors reserves to, reject wy and »ll bids. M, P. WSAVEfl, County 41 Bargains the place to find them is at the old reliable State street store. My stock of Q-roceries is complete in all lines. My line of Staple Groceries cannot be excelled. Give me a call. James Patterson. Cowles 1 Block, Algona. Grand Clearing Sale of going on at Brownell & Allreds, Exclusively Boots and Shoes, repairing and custom work. Boston Block, Algona, Ia. and see the bargains. An Economical Housewife should have one of our Meat Choppers attached to her kitchen table the year around. is usefulness is not confined to any particular season nor any particular article of food. The tpugh steak and "left-over" pieces of cold moat muy be changed into palateable and wholesome dishes by ts use. Besides it will chop— Meat and apples for your mince pies, Nuts for your salud and cake, Cabbage for cold slaw, Onions and poppers for chili sauce, pulverizes crackers for escalloped oystere, driod bread for dressing, nuts for nut butter—in fact it docs everything and more thancnn be done with chopping bowl and knife, and in one-tenth the time. The Price will permit the family of the most moderate income to own one, and its cost can be saved out of the scrap dish. We sell them for $1.50 C. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. July Clearing Sales of What is Left — To make room for Fall Goods we will sell all Tan and Chocolate Shoes, also Ladies', Misses' and Children's Oxfords and Sandals at Slaughter Prices. The Other Shoe Store. c. o. We still have several genuine " snaps" in staple and fancy groceries, which you can have the benefit of if you come at once. We are sure we still have, in many lines, just what you want you can save some money on your grocery bill by calling before the best are gone, This opportunity will not last forever; why not * raafce hay w&Up t&$ suu shines?"