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THE XJPPEK DES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 189fi, .....THE ;i ladies' Home Journal. " ads." irt this popular ladies' magazine are an interesting feature ; they are all works of art, and it is a well-known fact iat they are announcements of reliable business houses only others will be accepted. In looking over a recent uum- sr we were surprised to see how many of these advertised ffoods we have in stock : | OF ALL there are the well-known Thompson Glove-fitting Corsets, of which we have a fine assortment on hand. Next like " Oneita" Elastic Ribbed Union Suits. Then the " Burlington" brand of Hosiery, the best line on the market. The Celebrated Simmons line of Ladies' Kid Gloves, which m- Idudes a dollar glove in black and all colors, which we can ; Warrant to our trade. The Philadelphia Cloak and Suit Company's line of Ladies' Suits. THE BEST part of it all is the fact that you can obtain all of these articles as cheap, and in some instances cheaper than you would if you bought them direct from the makers. Chrischilles & Herbst. The Wetmore Truss. THIS TRUSS • UURDEKS ME I Hill! I WrAR THE WtlHOKB TRUSS I A truss embodying the simplicity and du- Irability of all other trusses, and yet unlike fany of them. The most simple truss ever f made. Is practically indestructible—wears ^forever. Made on strictly hygienic principles— no cumbersome springs to pass about I'the body. It gives perfect freedom of action with|out the slightest movement of the truss. |Does not take one-half the pressure to hold fthe rupture that the old style takes. Hold the rupture easily, yet firmly and fsurely. It stays just where it is placed. It is the cheapest high-grade truss yet produced. It is absolutely guaranteed to fit and hold J| the hernia with comfort, or money will be if refunded. Don't buy any other truss before giving I the Wetmore a trial. For sale and guaranteed by W. J. STUDLEY, Pharmacist, Boston block, ALGONA, IOWA. •V.;- f^4 M lf A2 If a man is iti love ' that's his business; if a girl is in love that's her business; but if they are engaged to be married it's OUR BUSINESS to sell the engagement ring and make the bride, a present. | Dingley & Pugh, | Sign of the Big Watch, ALGONA.< P. When you take a Particular Prescripticm to a particular drug store you do so be- * • cause you have confidence in that store. < • You believe that the drugs are pure and •< > fresh, the methods right, the skill the < • best, and the prices fair and reasonable. < • We conduct our Prescription department < • on. the pvinoiple that Nothing i» too good < ' fortfwslctc. very truly, Adams, J Leading Druggists, Algona. W ANTED—A reliable lady or gentleman to distribute samples and make a house to House canvas for our Vegetable Toilet Soaps; 840 to 876 a mrath easily niafle. Address Crofts & Seed, 8|8 to 850 Austin avenue, Ohl 0800, 111. 5, Oti THE LOCAL FIELD. There Is too much whiskey drinking in Algona. Mrs. . W. J. Brunson is visiting in Monroe, Wis. Rev. Suckow and family are expected home this week. W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. B. P. Reed tomorrow. Kanawha shipped 50 cars of stock and grain last week. Auditor Weaver has a lot of soldiers' tickets for the state fair. Will Galbraith is reading law in Clarke & Cohenour's office. Supt. Van Erdewyk is being complimented on his big institute. W. A. Vincent took a nice lot of fat cattle to Chicago last night. It is not too early to remember that taxes must be paid before Oct. 1. The big harvest picnic at Riverside park will be a great social event. Company F gives a dance at the armory next week Thursday evening. The contract for the big ditch up at Ledyard will be let September 6. Wm. K. Ferguson will build a silo this fall and try ensilage for his stock. La_ngdon & Hudson have their new invoice of teas. Notice their announcement. E. R. Cook has been very sick with pneumonia at his home near the fail- grounds. Doxsee is putting in five furnaces at present. He is an expert on the furnace question. "Old Uncle Jed" will be at the opera house Sept. 16. He brings a big brass band and like attractions. Miss Samson, who is to teach in room 6 of the public schools, has arrived. She is a neice of C. C. Samson. Martin Molinder and Hulda Anderson are licensed to wed. Also Bert L. Cronan and Clara B. Burbank. Jos. Misbach has now rented one of the John G. Smith houses. His deal for the Green cottage fell through. Engineer Hill was in town Monday. He says he don't know whether the Iowa Central will go west of Algona or not. Charley Chubb has been putting his engineering studies to use the past week surveying on the big ditch near Ledyard. The Iowa Central reaches Cor with this week and St. Benedict next. It was within a mile and a half of Cot- with Saturday. Martin Bronson is_ back from California and sees signs that we need rain. Martin is fearful that the season is not as it should be. One of the pioneers of Portland township, Mr. Rickard, is dead, We have no particulars. He was not living in Kossuth county. The query still is who has rented Mrs. E. L. Cooke's cottage? It is rented to somebody, and somebody is keeping it very .quiet, Ralph Miller has had Walter Tellier out four weeks painting signs for htm. He is covering the county. They are down at St. Joe at present. C. A. Tellier has been confined to his bed two weeks by rheumatism, and a a bad abcess on one leg. He is out again but feels the effects of the siege. The Milwaukee road offers a one fare rate to the big Dubuque races, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2. The round trip will coat $6.68. At these races $105,000 is offered in purses. Rev, Day opened the meeting at Colfax when Gov, Shaw and Gen, Weaver disscussed expansion, and introduced Lafe Young as chairman and chief bottle holder. The Merrie Bell opera company, that gave such good satisfaction in Algona last fall, is expected Aug. 30. If they accept Manager Donahoo's offer they will bring 40 people. F,D. Calkins has bought the house J. O. Reaver bought when he came to Algona. H. J. Wilson had rented and was just ready to move in, and now has to hunt up another place. Guy Taylor has had an expert here from Minneapolis setting his naptha engine in order and now his boat skims along at a lively gait. It is a handsome little boat and a fast runner, The creditors of the Avey property met yesterday, or rather their attorneys did, and chose Geo. M. Bailey custodian. He is in full charge of the property and will dispose of it at onoe. Auditor-Weaver gets word that the state equalizing board has left the Kossuth land assessment at $28 an acre, which is highec than that of any neighboring county. It raised the Palo Alto assessment about $1 an acre, but Palo Alto was only assessed at $28 to begin with. The Stetzbach-Cady orchestra have a new man coming from Fairmont, Minn., who will play first violin with them this winter. He is a teacher of music, and Is Bald to be an excellent player. Miss Imogene Gustleon, who has beeb one of the moat popular teachers in our public schools, has recently sent in her resignation. It Is reported that she has a position in a western school at a much nighei* salary. Mrs. Mary Winkle suffered a severe attack of heart failure last week Tues day and her children were called to her bedside. But she has now rallied and is well oh to her usual good health. H. J, Winkle Came from Waukon, General Manager Potter of the Western Electric telephone company was in Atgona Friday. The new poles and metallic circuit, or double wire system, are nearing Algona, and we shall soon be able to talk to Chicago with ease. The total assessment of Iowa Is $18,850,041 less than if. was a year ago, and the total taxes will be $217,956 less. In equalizing taxes the state has jumped Kossuth up $19,176 on cows, but otherwise left the county assessment alone. The state fair officers have arranged to have a bureau of information at 408 Courtavenue, near the railway stations. The business houses of the city have arranged to check baggage free for visitors. The fair opens next week Friday. The Mason City Globe-Gazette notes: Miss Mae McDormott of Algona, who has been visiting a week with her brother, Attorney T. G. McDermott, returned home today. Miss McDermott is one of the efficient teachers in the public schools at Bancroft. Peter Wlnkel has sold a half interest in his ice business to his brother- in-law, who will move to Algona from Still water, Minn., as soon us he can arrange his business. The business has grown this hot summer beyond Mr. Winkel's ability to handle it alone. The democrats have again enlisted O. D. Pettibone in the service and mo.de himcounty chairman. Mr. Pettibone has been a democrat In good times and bad times in Kossuth and is still strong in-the faith. He will see that the campaign IB pushed with vigor. The Kossuth soldiers' relief committee, consisting of Dr. McCoy, S. C, Spear and W. Barge of Bancroft met Monday at the auditor's office and checked up for the year. The committee has spent a little over $400 the past year in relief of soldiers, their widows and orphans. H. S. Dailey formally announces his candidacy for the sheriff's office this week, 'and he starts out with the Whittemore delegation already selected. " Harve" is a genial west sider, with lots of friends all oyer the county, and lightning may strike in his neighborhood. Jos. Misbach goes to Chicago this week, and will be married there to Mies Main tyre next Wednesday. Two weeks will be spent in a lake trip, after which they will be at home in Algona. Both have made a host of friends here who will unite in wishing them all kinds of happiness and prosperity. Last Thursday Elmer Mathews' little boy fell under the wheels of a wagon loaded with 60 bushels of oats. Ho fell on his face fortunately and the hind wheel of the wagon went over his back and shoulders. The worst was feared, but he is at present recovering without serious injury. It was a close call. The Woodat-d stock company will play at the opera house county fair week. It comes direct from Boyd's theatre in Omaha, and will put on such plays as "Charley's Aunt," "Charity Ball," "Incog," etc. The Woodards have blossomed out into one of the big stock companies since their last visit to Algona. The county soldiers' relief committee has done Mrs. D. Royer a good turn. She was suffering from gangrene in one foot and the doctors in Chicago, where she went, advised cutting the foot off. The committee brought her to Algona, and Dr. McCoy has succeeded in saving the foot and removing the gangrenous growth. County Chairman Jones has called the county convention for Sept. 8, the regular date established by the old rules. There was some talk of postponing it to Sept. 15, on account of the state fair and other things, but it was finally decided to stick to the second Friday in September. Caucus calls should be made at once. 0. C, Chubb was one of the vice-presidents at the Bryan meeting in Des Moines last night, and sat in a box. We had hoped that the senator had imbibed enough republican enthusiasm at the various senatorial sittings at Emmetsburg to get him back where he belongs in the front republican ranks. But we are fearful of this Bryan meeting. Carl Setohell sailed from Manila Aug. 11 and is expected to reach San Francisco in four weeks, His regiment, the 13th Minnesota, comes on the Sheridan, a fine vessel. The last word Mrs. Setchell has had from Carl was that he had had a relapse of the fever and was again in the hospital. If everything goes right Carl will reach Algona about Oct. 1. The MoComb laundry has lately added a Chicago laundryman, Mr. Gaghan,; to its force. He is an all- around workman, having spent some years at the business in both New York City and Chicago. The business at the laundry is steadily growing and especially the outside work. No better work is done anywhere and noneateror better equipped laundry is run in Iowa. C. A> Tellier has been asked so many times whether he would accept a re- nomination as county surveyor that he announces his candidacy this week. He has done a great deal of work in the county and is known as a skillful and obliging official and if he is renora- inated he will be a popular candidate. Mr. Tellier is one of the county's most reliable young men, and deserves any honor be receives. The Bohn fence case ia to be tried again at the coming term of court. This is the cage where the cyclone blew down the rail way fence at the Bohn farm and let the Bohn horses out on the track, where they were killed. Clarke & Cohenour will have Judge Caff with them again for the Bohna, while Judge Wheeler will be up ffOtn Cedar Jtaplda with Sullivan & McMahon for the company, Martin Rahm was In Monday and got his $300 for hay, etc., for the lowft Gen tral grnders. The head contractors put up the money and took blanket mortgages On everything the sub-contractors had including a contract to work until every cent of it is paid. The men who got the St. Benedict job had never graded before. They know all about railroad work now. They hired men by the month and one month were able to work only 12 days. John Black was drunk Monday and drove down .State street aa drunken men usually do, running into A. A. Brunson'a buggy in front of Hudson & Langdon'e. Mr. Brunaon was sitting in his buggy talking toH. Hoxie, and nearly bad a runaway. The axle of his buggy was broken and the wheel aa it twisted hit Mr. Hoxie across the back of the hand, giving him a bad out. John after driving a ways waa captured and taken by Deputy McDonald to sleep off his liquor. A. F. Bacon Is in the field for the county superlntendenoy, and thus far ia the only candidate outside of Algona. He lives at Sexton. He is unquestionably fully read' and exceptionally well up in school work, much above the average of county superintendents. He haa taught a great deal in the county and is well known in all quarters. He would be a faithful official if elected, and baa had many assurances of support In the convention. He has hesitated about becoming a candidate, but enough have pledged him votes to warrant his candidacy. Owing to circumstances referred to last week the firm of Sohu & Water- houae baa dissolved, and Jack Schu takes the business on a-give or take offer. The work of invoicing is now going on. The old firm has had all it could do, and the " Sportsman's Game" cigar is known all over this section. Mr. Schu is an expert workman and he has many friends who will hope that he will hold to the success he has made the past few years. He knows as well aa anybody what he has got to do if ho does. If the old theory of the widow's mite still holds good in these modern days Algona ought to make Rev. Damon's church dedication Sunday a pleasing event for him. Rev. Damon has earned his living with his team week days and worked nights to get his church ready, and he has made one of the really notable improvements of. this year of improvements. A coat of paint would have been conspicuous, but in addition to paint ho has got a now tower, some handsome windows, and an Inside nicely papered. Rev. Damon's biggest salary since he entered the ministry has been $150 in one year. That ia what might justly be called serving the Lord. THE UPPER DES MOINES hopes that the $200 needed to dedicate the new church free from debt will be poured in with a free hand Sunday. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest. Optional payments. H. HOXIE. I HAVE several farms to rent for one or more years. THOS. F. COOKE. MONEY to loan at 6 per cent. A. D. CLARKE & Co. FOB SALE: My residence property, house and two lots, for sale. 15t8 J. L. EDMONDS. A. D. CLARKE & Co. loan money at 5 per cent., with optional payments Interest payable annually. "WHAT'S the matter, old man? Been losing on wheat?" " No, not that; forgot to take Rocky Mountain Tea last night; wife said I'd be sick today. Sold by R. H. Miller. JENNIE—No man can love a girl with a white face and rod nose. Rocky Mountain Tea will make them change places—then you're all right. Sold by R. H. Miller. NEW carpets, rugs and linolium have begun to arrive at Galbraith's. For Sale. Residence lot in good location, in Algona, Lot 6, Block 70, Kennedy street. Price is $400. Address H. Relnts, Freeport, 111., box 1134.-13m3 Blue Front Jewelry Store. We have a fine line of new jewelry, also watches, clocks, nnd silverware. Remember the blue front when in need of a fine job of repair work, always prompt and reliable. 4 E. G. BOWYER. THE Mason City Brick and Tile Co. makes the best drain tile and hollow building tile in the world and lowest prices. F. O. B. any station. HOUSE to rent. Inquire of F. W. Waterhouse. WE have just received a new stook Aroma Bell and Flexo Girdle corsets.— G. L. GALBRAITH. LOOK at Galbraith's remnant coun ter. HAMILTON'S flue lining is warranted ta stand the test of fire.—10t4 THE happiest couple in the world should be a deaf husband and a blind wife, both taking Rooky Mountain Tea —35c. Sold by R. H. Miller. RAILWAY TIMS CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL LOOAli TRAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at 9:06 am No. 3 departs at 3:58pm Freights that carry passengers— No. 03 departs at I0;45prn No. 71 departs at 3:20pm No, 66 departs at 8:30 p m THAINS EAST. No. 2 departs at 10:45 a m No. 4 departs at e :88 p m Freight* that carry passengers- No. 76 departs at , 10:10pm No. 94 departs at S:gOpm B. F. HBORIOK, Agent. South- Pass CHICAGO * NORTHWESTERN. North- Mixed 0:35am Mixed 7:64pm Freight 18:15 am l:5Bpm Pass... 1:55 pm Mixed 10:60p Mixed 7:20 a m jPreight 1 j :30 tv'in F. H. Vissj'SB, Agent. If ycm are looking for Bargains the place to find them is at the old reliable State street store, My stook of Groceries is complete in all limes, My line of Staple Groceries cannot be excelled. Give me a call, James Patterson. Cowles' Block, Algona. After the 0 We find that we have a few lots of Ladies,' Gentlemen's, Misses' and Children's Shoes left that must be closed out, and in order to move them quickly we will put a still lower price on them: 8 pairs Ladies' Vim Vloi Button, $3.60 and $4 grades, only $1.25 4 pairs Men's best French Calf, razor toe, worth $9, only 1.25 24 pairs Misses' and Children's Oxfords and Shoes, worth $1.25 to $1.60, to close at only 75 And many other bargains we will be glad to show you. Brownell & Allred, Pine repairing and custom work Exclusively Boot and Shoe Store, Boston block, ALGONA, IA. Knowing I l/^\A7 is an element 1 1 \J Yy that has more to do with successful furnace heating than any other one item that enters into a furnace job, A GOOD FURNACE is necessary for a foundation—this we have—as good a heater as it is possible for skill to construct from the best of material—a furnace that has stood the test of fire for more than a quarter of a century. Then we claim-to have the knowledge of how a furnace should be installed. We have made heating a study; no guess work enters into our calculations. Everything is figured out scientifically and in accordance with the nature of heat and laws of heating. WE GET THE HEAT INTO YOUR HOUSE. TO-DAY is not too early to talk with us about yonr furnace. Later in the season they are sure to be higher in price, and the fall "rush" will give us double the work we can do. Let us give you an estimate. C. M. DOXSEE, HARDWARE. » »+ » +++++++++ Ladies' Fine Shoes. You can find all the latest novelties in Footwear at The Other Shoe Store. Ask for the Marzluff Shoe ; we have them in mannish, turn and welt soles. They are up to date. Fall stock arriving every day. Watch our windows for correct styles. The Other Shoe Store. O. O. A Delicate Salad prepared with utmost care, regardless of expense, is often disappointing in result, You question yourself, what Is the trouble? You fall to find the cause. Often the fault lies with the salad oil. You may buy the same aa the best, but it may not be so, Our Imp* Salad Oil we sell in bulk, any quanity, and guarantee the same absolutely pure. We test every lot we receive, and do not allow the slightest adulteration with the common cotton-seed oil, frequently sold as salad oil. Price per pint 75 cents. For sale at Sheetz Pharmacy, Cotton-Seed OH (American Salid Oil), price per pint 86 cents. W ANTED—Local or traveling salesmen to sell our Oils, Greases aud Petrolatum ou commission exclusively, or as a side line. Goods guaranteed and prices low. Penn pe- Corftopoilss, Pa, Wood and Ice, I am prepared to furnish Green or Dry BODY WOOD either 4-foot or stove length, hard, or soft, ia any quantity desU'Qd, iprSee me before ordering. I a.m »Qb in company with anybody in the business, The Joe .season is at hand. orders at Fi-uwk Wiukel'a. ptf afc dorff's restaurant.