ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1899. VOL. XXXIV-NO* 26. It is forth keep prominently in mind the fact that we have on hand a fine stock of groceries of al kinds. Fruits of every description in their season. What you can't find here no one keeps. Give us your order and we will see to it that you get just what you order and no substitution. Prompt delivery. Langdon & Hudson. IS A FIRST-CLASS TICKET. Men Named by the Republican Cottttty Convention Last Friday. OIF 1 A Bald Spot Isn't beautiful no matter how you look at it, and oftentimes it is as unnecessary as it is unlovely. Miller's Hair Tonic is prepared especially for this purpose. It keeps the hair in a smooth, glossy, healthy condition, stimulates the roots, prevents dandruff and Itching, arid holds as bay as well as cures dandruff. PRICE, 50o. R, H, MILLER, The Druggist, Only Hard Fight Was on Sheriff— Fourteen Ballots Necessary— Harniony Prevailed. For Treasurer JOHN H. WARD For Sheriff L. \y. OWENS For Superintendent F. H. SLAGLE For Surveyor A. J. LILLY For Coroner W. T. PETERS For Supervisors ... | "§* Ladies' Shirt Waists And Wrappers. a man is in love One lot of wrappers worth 750 for. . . .$ .45 One lot of wrappers worth $i to $1.25 . . .*75 One lot of wrappers worth 1.50 for ____ 1.00 SHIRT WAISTS worth from 50 cent to 1.75— any of them for Geo. L. Galbraith. New Fall and Winter Goods Arriving every day at that'n his business; if a girl < is in love that's her business; < but if thoy are engaged to be mar-! ried it's OUR BUSINESS to sell < the engagement ring and make the< bride a present. Dingley & Pugh, Sign of the Big Watch, iV ALGONA. OQOOOeXKXJOOOOOOaOOOGOOOQOO Dress Goods, Silks and Velvets, Outing Flannels, Prints, Blankets, Q,uilts, G-loves, Handkerchiefs, Fur Collarettes, Waists, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shoes, Trunks, Valises, Groceries, Free to Any School Boy or G-irl: We will give FREE with each pair of School Shoes one pair of good heavy stockings or a aoo-page tablet and lead pencil. . OILMOVR. President, O. p. HVTOBINS, Vice f resilient, M, SOJBBNOK, Secretary, /, IP. WADSWOKTS, Treasurer, DIRECTORS: JAS. NOLAN, S. W. DRBYBB, OSA8. WOOSTBll, S. 8TEV8SY, ?. 0. KAIN, J, E. 8TAQY, The Farmers' ANP OPERATORS OF ALGONA ROLLER MILLS, pan furo}8& toe tmle with pholoe flour fw>w aeleotefl w)ieat; also twan, rtorts, ana gmmA f.eed Itt lots to suit purchasers. TM8 la a farmers' company a.nd solicits the t&meW business. Sheetz Pharmacy Co. ..... DRUGGISTS The skillful physician requires a skillful pharmacist, and the patient requires both. The druggist' three requl st's ( - J Skill, (Promptness 0 If II I 01x11.1. Since we entered the drug business we have faithfully endeavored to carry out these three maxims. PURITY above all things. Our drugs are run 1 1 I absolutely pure. No adulteration is tolerated in any form, Every precaution is exercised in the ruling of prescriptions. The closest attention to the most minute eetalls. Correctness rather than haste. P Q (I U DTU C ? Q No delay, no tardiness, rnUmrinCOOi no procrastination in filling prescriptions, Our large and increasing patronage Indicate that Purity, Skill, and Promptness are appreciated by the public. Sheetz Pharmacy Co. DRUGGISTS. R. H. SPENCER, Real Estate, F arm. Loam.©, In.B-a.ranc©. Has some choice bargains in Improved and unimproved lands in Kossutb, county and elsewhere, Oome and look over my list. ±1 Bpetpzx Bloclc, MAX n, OMELIN, Teacher of Violin, Studio at the old Eutherfprd House. NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL. state or jowa, Kossutb County. s.s.-PJstrtQt Court in an4 /or Kossutb County. To ftll v hojQ It* Jpfty p0QC0yij j vVli6r6<Qi8i on the 20th day ol August, 1899, a papeypurnort- mg to be the Jast m\\ aaa testament of AI pheus Johnson, late pf said county, deceased, was Hied In ley office, and wj,e by pie opened Afruld of the Milk. Bancroft Register; The Fort Dodge people are so alarmed over the tuberculosis scare they will pot let their children out their milk teeth. The County Fwlr Burt Monitor; The posters from a foreign, print shop of «, but they are elegftflt samples of The republican county convention Friday was largo, good natured, and full of enthusiasm. Samuel Mayne was chosen chairman and mnde a rousing all around republican speech. The nominations were arrived at after enough balloting to give every man a show, the ticket was well distributed in the county, good men were chosen, every nomination was made unanimous, and when it was all over everybody was as well satisfied as was probably possible, with so many rather hoping that lightning would hit In their vicinity. C. C. Samson and ,T. F. Sohaible were made secretaries of the convention and the balloting began on a candidate for treasurer. On the first ballot J. H. Ward had 67, A. J. Berry man 264, and C. O, Eekholm 364. On the second ballot Ward got 674, Berrymnn 294, Eekholm 31. On the third ballot Ward got 71, Berryman26, and Eekholm 21. It took 60 to nominate, and Ward's nomination was made unanimous. The first ballot for sheriff gave Lew Millen 42, Lew Owens 25, Harv. Dalley 17, Miehe 12, Geo. F. Holloway 9, A. C. Willey 4, and Will Raney 9. Millen get 40 on the second ballot, 83 on the third, 30 on the fourth, 38 on the fifth, 38 on the sixth, 38 on the seventh, 40 on the eighth, 534 on the ninth, 65 on the tenth, 41 on the eleventh, and 38i on the twelfth. Owens got 34 on the second, 49 on the third, 54 on the fourth, 53 on the fifth, 55 on the sixth, 64 on the seventh, 66 on the eighth, 664 on the ninth, 66 on the tenth, 66 on the eleventh, and 614 on the twelfth. It was a close race between the two. Raney ran up to 26 nnd looked dangerous. A stampede was tried to Holloway, but failed. Owens' nomination was made unanimous. For surveyor the first ballot stood, Lilly 834, Tellier 844. For superintendent the first ballot stood Slagle 31, Bowers 61, Bacon 25. The second ballot gave Slagle 60, Bowers 39, Bacon 8. Dr. Peters was named for coroner without opposition. For supervisors Mike Weisbrod and John G. Smith were nominated. Germania presented F. J. Finn, but it was understood lhat he wished to succeed Mr. Pendloton of Hebron, and a muddle resulted. Mr. Finn got a complimentary vote however. It was a pleasant day, the delegates all seemed to have a pleasant time, and the lowest figure set by anybody for the majority this fall was 600. PAIK BEGINS NEXT WEEK. UlK Crowds and Fine Exulbltu Arc Promised—The Program. The big county fair comes next week, Every prospect at present is that it will outdo any fair yet held. The exhibit will be very fine, the Kennedy Bros, wild west exhibitions will be given daily free of charge, and the racing and side shows will be better than ever befora. On Thursday when the Buffalo Bill show is in town arrangements have been made to have the races and shows at the fair in the forenoon so that all can go in the afternoon to Buffalo Bill. It is expected now that Buffalo Bill will make a special parade in the grounds. The program of the four days' events is as follows: TUESDAY, SEPT. 10. General preparation day. Exhibitors are requested to have all their exhibits in place by 0 o'clock p. m. of this day, so the judges can commence work Wednesday morning. WEDNESDAY. Superintendents of departments will have their Judges commence making the awards promptly at 8:30. Cattle, sheep, and swine will be judged on Thursday, Sept. 31. 12:30, Concert by Algoua Military band. 1:00 p.m. County novelty race, 1^ miles; mile walk, 1 A mile trot, y, mile run; entrance 81. 8:30p.m. Three-fourths mile and repeat, running. Kennedy Bros.' Wild West show will give the following performance: Woman's chariot race, the Guidelese Wonder, fancy and trick riding, lady jockey race, and Kennedy's rough riders. These will be sandwiched between heats of the regular races. THIJHSDAY. On account of Buffalo Bill's show the speed program for races will be carried out in the forenoon in order to give all who wish to attend the circus, which begins at 2 p. m., ample time to leave the grounds and do so. 0 a. m., Concert by Algona Military band. 10 a. m. 2 :40 trot or pace, 10:30 a. m. 3:30 trot or pace. 13 m. Half-mile and repeat running. Kennedy Bros, will put on five of their best acts, sandwiched between racing heats. Judging of cattle, sheep and gwine at & p. m. FBIDAY. IS m. Concert by Algona Military band. 1 p. m. County running race, % mile heats, 2 in 3; entrance $1. 1:30 p.m. Free-for-all trot or pace. 2 p. m. Mile and repeat running. Kennedy Bros, will give an entertainment consisting of: • Six-horse bareback Roman standing race, riding wild Texas steer, capturing and hanging norse thief, pony express, lassoing and roping contest, funny clown act. ing lady is beaming with expression through wistful, hazel eyes, from Which seem to breathe out the Irresistible invitation of "meet me there," and of Course all the Burt boys intend so to do. A QgANOE TO SPEOOLATE. The t'ostmnBtcr ban an Opportunity to Make Moliejr Kindly Ottered. The postmaster gets a great many amusing letters. Here is one frotn a man who has posted bills In a neighboring town for the Buffalo Bill show at Altrona, and who has a ticket to the show he cannot use: to the the P o master at Algona Please find in this 4 tickets to a show that is comeingto your plase. Admitance is generaly 60 cts now will you kindley use those Tickets or Sell them at aney price you think best so as to give you a little money and send me a few cents I live in minn, being to far to Come to the Show you will read on the tickets not transfurablo but that will Make no Dlferunoe they never ask anoy Questions Direct to, etc. MEETINGS TO OOME. W. R. C. meeting tomorrow. The Irvington Ladies' Aid society wiU meet with Mrs. Belton on Wednesday p. tn., Sept. 27. Supper at the Congregational church Thursday evening at 6 o'clock. Everybody cordially Invited. Services of First Church of Christ, Scientist, at Odd Fellows' parlors. Sundays 10:46 a. m. and Wednesdays 3 p. m. Subject next Sunday: Reality. Congregational church, 11 a. m. Theme of sermon: Are We a Christian Nation? 7:30 p. m., theme of sermon: Escape from Temptation. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Dr. Day's services as pastor of the Algona Methodist church will close next Sunday. His morning theme will be, "The Supreme Greatness of Jesus." Evening, " A Heroic Religion." All are Invited. The Ladies' Aid society, Christian Endeavor and Sunday school of Irvington will hold their annual picnic in the ^woods just south of the Carter place, on Saturday Sept 16. Everybody is invited to attend and bring their dinner. . The Methodists will adjourn their prayermeeting this evening to give all a chance to attend the meetings of the Fort Dodge presbytery in session at the "Presbyterian church. The Epworth League business meeting will be hold this evening at the usual hour for prayermeeting. GRANDPA HECKART DEAD, Passed Out Peacefully at the Slpe Old Age of Ninety-foui'. TWO houses to Mrs. M. Z. Grove. rent. Inquire of MY farm Is for sale. S. S. RlST, THE Wesley News says: R. E. Wing & Co. of Burt, who have taken pictures here in a tent the past five weeks, moved to Sexton Monday to remain one week, after which thoy go to Algona. The gentlemen are good artists and their work here has been satisfactory. SEATS on sale Friday morning at the postofflce for the Blind Boone concert. WE are located in Algona on the lot opposite Peteason's livery barn, and will for a short time only make full figure cabinet size photographs for $1 per dozen, and all other work in our line at correspondingly low prices. Everyone is invited to call and examine samples of our work. R. E. WING & Co, \Vfts ft Pioneer In Algona and field In Highest Esteem—An Invalid tor a Long Time. The illness of "Grandpa" John Heokart which was noted last week resulted in death Wednesday evening, and Friday at 2 o'clock the old settlers gathered at the old home to pay the last honors to one of the best known of their band. Mr. Heckart was 94 years old, having been born May 14, 1805, In Millersburg, Pa. He was married Feb. 13, 1832, to Elizabeth Fisher, who at 88 years of age survives him. ' They came to Elkhart, Ind,, in 1853, and to Algona in 1850, arid for 43 years they have lived in the house that, changed and enlarged, still shelters those who are left. What memories of the old days come back with the recollections of this kindly man. He was the first cabinet maker, and from his lathe was turned out the first croquet set ever seen on these virgin prairies, Fred Dunton of New York City standing by to tell him how to make it. That croquet set, staked where D. S. Ford's home now stands, was the chief source of amusement for a whole generation of young people, and did good service even after all the balls had chipped off on both sides, and all the mallet heads were gone. It is longer ago thari one cares to mention that the present editor of THE UPPER DES MOINES ran, an errand to Mrs. L. B. Read, then publishing THE UPPER DES MoiNEsln a wing of Mr. Heokart's house. Mr. Heckart was a man respected and esteemed by everybody. His' family was among the first in Algona. Mrs. Judge Call was best known of hla daughters, Mrs. Thos. Henderson, Mrs. Colburn, and Miss Emtna Heckart being the others. His sons were J, C., who is now in business at Eagle Grove, and A. U., a farmer in Seneca. In the early days no home was a greater social center, and no family more socially inclined. Mr. Heckart has lived a long, n. useful and a blameless life. He dies little known to the present generation in Algona. But those who knew Algona in the early days will drop a tear in his memory, and think sadly of the rapidly thinning ranks of those who laid the foundations in this virgin wilderness. HORSEMANSHIP OF ALL NATIONS. FULL figure cabinet side photographs $1 per dozen at the tent, opposite Peterson's livery barn. DRESS-MAKING ann general sewing. Rooms on main street, one door west of bakery. EMMA PHILPS. 26t2 AGNES BROWN. IT takes a severe matrimonial frost to kill orange blossoms used in making Rocky Mountain Tea: 36o. R, H. Miller. I HAVE several farms to rent for one or more years. THOS. P. COOKE. On Free Exhibition At Kraft's. A Real M TrU5t«" HPwth.e combined brains and capital of 9 men operating 3 stores can force manufacturers with wore goods than money to make great sacrifices, hpw small con Buffalo Bill's ROUKU Riders from All Parts of the World. With the addition of many new features, international and patriotic in character, and in entire consonance with the nature and purposes of his world-famed exhibition, Col. W. F. Cody will give the residents of this city a chance to see the " Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World." The main features which .have gone to make up the "Wild West" in past seasons have been retained, but in addition there is much that is entirely new. Among the new features are typical horsemen from Hawaii, Filipino warriors, and a detachment from the the famous Roosevelt's Rough Riders, who will be seen as they appeared during their memorable Cuban campaign. The fight at San Juan will be presented and enacted by men who were there and fought, showing an accurate and realistic reproduction of the Spanish fortifications, the field of action and the march and bivouac preceding the fight, with the heroic Rough Riders and horses from Roosevelt's command, re-enacting the valorous deeds. Johnny Baker and Annie Oakley will be seen in their remarkable exhibition of marksmanship. The U, S, artillery detachment will again be seen and give an idea of action in the field with cannon. The different types of horsemanship are revealed in the Congress .of Rough Riders, and is made a special feature of the exhibition, serving to bringoutthe styles of riding of different nations. The American cavalry will give their marvelous feats of horsemanship and engage in spirited rivalry with representatives from the armies of England. Germany, and Russia; the Arabs will astound with their dare-devil riding; the Cowboys ride bucking bronohoa, and the Mexicans amaze by their facile use of the lasso, Colonel Cody will be seen in the saddle at every perform,' anoe and demonstrate again his skill with the rifle. There will be the usual custom followed of having a street cavalcade on the morning of the exhibition through the principal streets. MARRIAGE la not a failure in towns where Garland stoves are used,— 25t2 Type Writer Supplies, Buy them at home. A stock is carried at THE UPPER DBS MOINES office, wbioh includes ribbons for both the Rmiiiiigton and the Smith-Premier, carbon paper, type writer oil, stenographers' nqte books in 5 and JQq kinds, etc. Prices are ae low as you pay to outsiders, Other things being equal why not buy at home? THE Baptist ladies will serve dinner and supper at the armory on Buffalo? Bill day.-26t8 OUR new dress goods have begun to arrive. Call and see them. G. L. A. p, CLARKE & Co. loan money at & pep cent., with Optloaal payments lepest- '
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