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BY MILTON StAftR. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year, in Advance $1.50 Six Months 75 Three Months 4° Free silver h»s been brought up anew this year apparently for the reason that the democratic party must have some issue, and the people of the country positively will not have any more to do with free trade. The editor has never listened to orations from a high school graduating class of a better general character and quality than were those of theEtnmets- btirg High School last Wednesday night. The class was one for Prof. Ilinckley to be proud of. Stock should, bo kept off A few days for a new growth ot grass, or rain. * * It may bo possible to kill many with heavy roller?. If worms are traveling from one field to another or in a given direction a. deep furrow with the vertical side out, or a ditch, will stop them, and by boring post- boles every rod in the furrow the worms may be trapped in great numbers nnd buried. COUNTr BRIDGE AND GRADE Matters Take up Most of the Time at the Regular June Meeting of the Board. The Carroll Herald is for Cummins for member of the national committee, Major Conger for presidential elector at large, D. C. Chase for district election, E. P. Chassell for secretary of state, and so on. There are some good men on the Herald's slate. The president's veto of the river and harbor bill was followed quickly by its passage by a more than two-thirds majority in both houses. There is no doubt but that the country at large believes that in this instance the president was right. Speaker Thos. 13. Heed's friends have let it be known that he will not accept the vice presidency. His acceptance of the nomination would have given the republicans an ideal ticket, but of course be is not the only man in the United States capable of filling the place. THE MONEY PLANK. When it comes to its practical treatment, there is very little difference in the republican ranks on the money question. There are very few who would care to see any radical departure in our financial management. The party never was more a unit on any question than in its opposition to the adoption of a 60-cent dollar of redemption, which is the issue that is being raised by the democratic party. Once that question is settled all other financial questions become mere matters of business detail, easy of disposal. The work of the St. Louis convention in the matter of a financial plank will therefore not be difficult. An outspoken declaration will have a salutary effect upon the business of the country, and it will enhance the chances of success. And with success won, its mean ing can be interpreted. It is time for this question of a 50-cent dollar to be settled and got out of the way. If we' must try the experiment it should be tried at once. It was a good thing to try free trade, for having tried it the county knows it does not want any more of it. The trial of free silver would, we think, result similarly in its rejection and in a turn to the solid foundations which have stood the test of the ages. Personal Property Adjustment—Captain Foster Appointed Deputy County Surveyor—Bills Allowed. AUDITOR'S OFFICE, June 1, 1890.— Board met in regular session with the following members present: Chubb, Smith, Barton, Hollenbeck. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved as read. The following committees report: Smith favorable to building a grade between 28, 20 in Eagle township, and is appointed committee to build same. Hollenbeck in favor of building a bridge betweeno24 and 25 in Prairie township, and is appointed a corn- It is announced that Hon. J. II. Punk. Hardin county's representative in the legislature for the past two sessions, will be the orator at Bancroft on the Fourth. His subject will be: "Perils and Safeguards of the Republic." Mr. Funk is a good speaker and Bancroft is fortunate in securing him for the occasion. The republican party leaders are gathering at St. Louis, and getting ready for the presidential convention, which comes next Tuesday. The questions to be settled are just bowMcKin- ley will be nominated, just how it shall be said that the party is for the soundest and solidest money, and who shall be the next vice president. For this position Ex-Go v- 13 ulkeley, of' Connecticut, is being urged among others. He is a business man as well as a statesman. EDITORIAL OPINION. Estherville Republican: Persons who are inclined to talk about Ex-Gov. Boies' popularity in Iowa should remember that Frank D. Jackson beat him for governor by 33,000 majority, and Jackson was by no means a popular candidate. Swea City Herald: Other papers are expressing themselves on the money question and it might not be out of place to state that the Herald is for a gold standard. Those who wish to use silver should pay their subscription before a discriminatiou is made against the white metal. Congressman Perkins of the eleventh district, in his good tempered speech accepting a renomination last week, said about money, which is the great question now: "The platform will also declare for good money. The money we have is good. We all recognize that. But many of us are short. We want more money. And the honest Wivy to get more money is to get it to work in productive industry; get it out of its hiding places and into the employment of labor—get it to work. A dollar to be liSei'ul must have legs. We want dollars with legs. We want both the dollars and the legs to be full sized." The popular feeling against the greedy corporations that fasten themselves upon cities is everywhere the same. It has been having an illustration in Milwaukee, where a street car strike has been carried on so quietly that only the Sunday calm and stillness projected through the week suggested that something was wrong. There has been no violence nor the thought of it. The patrons have simply quit riding, and the cars go through the streets with the new employes in charge almost empty. It will be hard for the Milwaukee people to win any permanent advantage, however. The companies have the tracks and the franchise and vhey offer something that the people of a great city must have. But it seems to us the country is coming to the point where vigorous opposition will be made against the giving to private corporations of the monopoly of transportation and lighting. MA JOE CONGER FOR ELECTOR. Nevada Representative: It is understood upon competent authority, that Hon. E. II. Conger of Des Moiues, will be presented to the next state convention as a candidate for presidential elector-at-large. The proposition is one which, we believe, will command widespread and hearty endorsement. The office of elector is essentially an honorary one, arid tlie nominee for that post particularly for elector-at-large, is expected to take an active and forceful part in the presidential campaign. No republican iu Iowa is better entitled to the honor aud none could be more useful to the party in the canvas than Maj. Conger. His public record and private character command confidence and admiration. As a speaker be is trenchant, candid and convincing, aud his official career has been such as to render bis services at the present time especially desirable. He served in Congress as the colleague and friend of the men who are most conspicuously urged for the presidential nomination. At a time when public and official opinion was less clearly defined upon the financial issue than it is now, his resolution, good nature and genuine influence made him a tower of strength to the cause of honest money and rendered possible all that was good and safe in the Sherman silver act, He voted for the McKinley bill. He upheld the bands of Speaker Reed in the course adopted to make the House of Representatives a business body. As minister to Brazil he closed with that country the first and most important of all the reciprocity agreements. In Avar and peace he has been a representative American and an earnest republican. Of protection, reciprocity, honest money and all that goes to make up republicanism there is no worthier champion. Popular, able, experienced, he is one of Iowa's great men. His voluntary retirement from Congress bas never ceased to be regretted by his district; and his modestly expressed willingness now to return to politics should have a hearty welcome. mittee to build same. In favor of building grades between 22 and 27, 33 and 34, arid 26 and 27 in Buffalo township, and is appointed committee to build same. In favor of building a bridge between 13 and 24 in Prairie township and also a giade on same route, and is appointed a committee to build same. Chubb reports in favor of building a grade between sections 15 and 22, and 22 and 21 in Lotts Creek township, and is appointed a committee to build same. In favor of building a bridge and grade between sections 17 and 20 in Whittemore township, and is appointed a committee to build same. Resolved, That the county attorney be, and is hereby authorized to accept service of notice . for the county, wherein Mary B. Munea and Edv Englerare plaintiffs, waiving time of' service and time of filing petition, so that said case may be disposed of at this term of court. Adopted. Report of the secretary of Hobart creamery, showing amount of milk delivered from poor farm for 1895, to be $223, is approyed and placed on file. The following is a list of the personal property in the different townships that was raised and lowered: O 3 g en w Reports In favor,of building a grade between sections 26 and 86 and 26 arid 35 in Springfield township, and is appointed a committee to build' the same. Reports in favor of building a grade between sections 25 and 26 in Hebron township, and is appointed a committee to build the same. Mr. Smith is appointed a committee to build a grade on north of section three In Ramsey township. Mr. Chubb Is appointed a committee to build two bridges over Lotts Creek between sections 17 and 20 and sections 20 and 29 in Whittemore township. Mr. Barton is appointed a committee to build grades and necessary bridges on road between sections 1], 12, 1, 2, 35, 36 add 20, 25 In Irving-ton township, and between 11 and 12, 1 and 2 in Sherman township. Smith is appointed a committee to build a grade on section line between sections 5 and 6 in Ramsay township. Township— C (5 •o 11 40 It L It L R L It L Algonu Hurt. 25 Buffalo. 15 .. 20 ' Bancroft, ' 100 Crcsoo. .. 20 IS .. 10 Eagle. 20 .. tfO .. i'!i .. 50 .. .. 20 Fen ton, 25 .. 25 .. 15 Greenwood, 15 .. .. 05 Garflolcl 40 .. 30 50 05 10 20 10 20 .15 .1") 10 10 20 liO Germunlu, Grant, Hebron, Harrison. Lcdyard, " Inc., .Lotts Crook IiuYerne. " Inc., Lincoln. Portland. Plum Creek,.. Prairie. 05 Kamsn y. HO Kivercltile, .. 15 Sherman, 20 .. HO Springfield, .. 35 .. 45 40 Swea. 15 .. 05 Scnccu, 05 .. 25 Union, 15 Wesley 25 .. " Ino 10 .. .. Whittemoro 5 .. .. 15 !»0 " Inc., 05 .. 30 .. 125 .. Irvington, 15 .. 30 .. 20 .. Sweu City, .. 20 25 30 .. 25 20 30 30 20 15 05 05 10 10 20 100 30 30 20 10 10 35 00 LOST IN THE WET. The army worm has appeared in southern and central Iowa and is caus- , ing apprehension even in this portion of the state, its movements being rapid. It was clearing fields and meadows' in the vicinity of Marshalltown Monday. The Iowa Experiment Station has sent out a circular stating that the appearance of tlie worm is early for this latitude. The circular says: Pastures and meadows, especially on low ground, should be examined at once, and if threatened or invaded, active measures applied at once to save the crop. Where the worms are feeding in a pasture or meadow and not moving in any given direction the best way is to spray the grass with a strong solution of Paris green or London purple, one pound of poison to 100 gallons of water, so as to get prompt effect even if grass leaves are injured a little. If worms are moving, spray thoroughly a little in advance of the army. Rev. Southwell and Party Flounder in the Fenton Township Dark Until Taken in. Rev. G. W. Southwell underwent something of the rough experience of the primitive circuit rider while out holding quarterly meetings last week. He held quarterly meeting services for the Burt circuit at the Dehnert school house in Fenton on Friday evening and Saturday evening he attended the meeting of the quarterly conference at the same place, at which ten or a dozen persons were present. The meeting was protracted till a Jate hour in the hope that the rajn, which had fallen all the evening, would cease, but at length as it kept right on it was thought best to try to get home, but the attempt was a failure. The darkness was Egyptian, and one rig went over the end of a bridge, while others got struck on the prairie. With the aid of lanterns all were got to the house next west of the school house, where the ladies were given shelter for the night, the men finding a place on the hay in the barn, where they slept in their wet clothing. Mr. McGuire, tlie young man who is in charge of this circuit, is a preacher of ability and promise. He is a great nephew of Gen. Lew Southwell conducted meetings on Sunday, the forenoon and one the afternoon. Wallace. Rev. two quarterly one at Burt in at Bancroft in Choicest pickles in just the size bottles you want at M. Z. Grove & Son's. The balance of the afternoon was spent in auditing bills. Moved and seconded that the board adjourn until 9 o'clock a. rn. Tuesday. Carried. Auditor's office, Tuesday, 0 a. m.— Board met pursuant to adjournment with the following members present: Chubb, Smith, Barton, Burton and Hollenbeck. Report of auditor showing fees collected from April 1st to June 1st to be $71.50 is approved and placed on file. Report of Clerk showing fees collected from April 1st to June 1st to be $109.70 is approved and placed on file. The following bonds were approved: Geo. E. Marble, township clerk, $500; W. II, Raney, constable, $500; II. L. Baldwin, justice of the peace, $500. Moved and seconded that the bond of W. W. Haight for $1,000 on'county grading be approved. Carried/ Resolved, That Hollenbeck be a committee to expend the one mill county road tax in Wesley township as petitioned for by the trustees of said township. Adopted. Moved and seconded that the contract for doctoring the county poor in district number two for the ensuing year be awarded to Dr. McCormick for $2nO. B.'F. Smith was. appointed a committee to investigate the 'claims of Mrs. Brooks for aid and take whatever steps are necessary. Mr. Burton made the following report on grade and bridges: In favor of building a 3(5 foot bridge on the state line north of section 0 Spring!!field township, and is appointed a committee to build the same. In favor of buildiny a 32 foot bridge between sections 9 and 16 in Springfield township, and is appointed a committee to build same. Reports in favor of building grade beginning at the northwest corner of 10-100-27 and running south to the southwest corner of 34-100-27, and is appointed a committee to build the same. To build grade on north line of section 6-99-29. Report of county treasurer showing fees collected from January 1, to June 1, to be $25.30 is approved and placed on file. Barton is appointed a committee to build a grade on,road between Prairie and LuVerne townships. The grade petition of N. Tillmoney ct al is laid over until the next meeting. Resolved, That the auditor be instructed to co-operate with other counties in contesting the one mill road tax on railroad property in incorporated cities and towns. Hollenbeck is appointed a committee to build grade and bridge between sections 24 and 25, 23 and 26 in Prairie township. Burton is appointed a committee to build a grade on east line of 33 in Springfield township. Hollenbeck is appointed a committee to build grade between sections 22 and 27 in Wesley township. Barton is appointed a committee to view highway petitioned for by Jos. Walkner et al and report at, next meeting. The petition of Mrs. Jobnsonetal for a highway was laid over. Moved and seconded that the consent highway of W. IT. Kuhn be laid as petitioned for and vacation therein prayed be granted when the other road is made passable. Carried. Moved and seconded that the consent highway of Wm. Lanclmann et al be laid as petitioned for. Carried. Moved and seconded that the road petitioned for by Frank Weimer et al be laid as petitioned for carried. • JMoveci and seconded that the treasurer be instructed to redeem to west half of the southwest quarter of 26-97-28 from tax sale, the same being an erroneous sale. Carried. Resolved, That the tax of Christian Bell in the incorporated town of Whittemore for the tax of 1894 be abated on a valuation of $200 on account of erroneous assessment. Adopted. Moved and seconded that J. J. Ryan and W. IT. Nycum be a committee to check up with the county officers. Carried. Resolved, That John Fouhy be allowed $4.00 for digging grave for Mrs. Funke. Adopted. Resolved, That the appointment of Geo. S. Foster as deputy county surveyor be approved. Adopted. Resolved, That the county auditor be instructed to draw warrants for all bills audited at this meeting, and that the several members of the board are entitled to the following mileage and per diem. Adopted. C. C. Chubb, 2 miles, 2 days $ 8.24 II. C. Hollenbeck, 12m, 2 days... 9.44 W. J. Burton, 29 miles, 1 day... 7.48 B. F. Smith, 28 miles, 2 days.... 11.36 L. Barton, 14 miles, 2 days 9,68 Moved'and seconded that the board adjourn until Monday, June 29, at 9 o'clock a. m. Carried. Carte? & Mussey, atftttonevy 8 08 HKvemhftin, trustee. .* 6 oO W & L E Gurley, repairing transit so or) American Express ud< express transit.. , 2 IS BK.Reed, salary:. 19465 HP Hatch, cleiiK o oo FpCalkins, expenses.... 9BS A B McGregor, window siiadea 2 eo G M Parians, clerk etc, Claimed 80 0(*.. 8 00 Frank Vincent, statofts..... G CO August Miehe. trustee.... 6 oo EH Clarke J P, state vs Dluk et al « so Mulllca & OlmstetU, shutters 30 oo BFCrose. insanity cases...'. 119 09 H W Data*', commissioner 2 00 AII Nauciam, coal. 7 lo Jtw Patterson, nulse for Court House... 2 70 Iowa Institution for Feeble Minted, clothing...... 10 no KMGarunei'i appraising damages on roads 260 Marshall Manufacturing Co, stationery 24 so B F Grose, postage 10 80 0 E McLdughlln, ooard of equalization 4 oo MJMatui, trustee •• 200 Courier Ulaiik Book Co. stationery 17 80 II0 iloltenbeck, township clerk ...— 5 oo 0 C Samson, care of prisoners etc ... . 293 oo 0 A Tel tier, surveying 2200 U F Smith, committee work 29 26 A F Ourran. assessing Sherman 42 00 W HMcAmtich, do Grant 3200 Lewis Ei'Ickson, do Harrison, claimed $44 oo, allowed 4000 Martin Mehlisch, asseselng LuVerue, claimed $49 00. allowed 40 oo J O tlatch, assessing Swea City 16 so A W Uiauchard, do Portland 4000 A G Johnson, do Ledyard, claimed 551 50, allowed 40 oo J T Osburn, assessing Seneca, claimed $50 oo, allowed 45 00 W Li Holm, assessing Plum Creek, clai med $40 00, allow d woo F 0 Newel, assessing Fenton 40 00 u H Worster, do Klverdale 34 oo A F Steinberg, do Germanla 1760 OEUush, do Cresco 3700 CEHand, do Eagle 3000 J A Hall, do Swea, claimed $4o oo, allowed 40 oo H McOutchlu, assessing Wesley Incorporated 1000 Jas H Wai-burton, assessing Lincoln claimed $45 00, allowed 4000 J Markgraf, assessing Lotts Greek ' claimed 844 00, allowed 4000 .1 Markgralf, trustee 2 oo Henry Dorweiler, assessing uarfleld, claimed S4C oo, allowed 40 oo B K Oavlson, assessing Bancroft 28 00 Frank Stone, assessing LuVerne Incorporated 1125 J W Witwer, assessing Ledyard Incorporated, claimed $23 00, allowed 18 00 N L Cotton, assessing Whittemore Incorporated 2000 BUFFALO CENTER'S REVIVAL Mofe Than 160 GonvefSidhs, I eludirig the Mayor &ttd Many Business Men. TOOK FUND. E E Sayers, vetenary surgeon 5 00 J H Ward, meat for Elwood and Jones 5 39 FraiiK Heal, medicine 530 A H Naudain, coal 1400 J W Koblnssn, hardware 48 80 DB Avey, repairs for poor farm 10 60 A Fisher, 2 months rent to Whltehill.. 5 no G H Lamson, fare of pauper 1 75 W F Jenkinson, seed for poor farm.... 313 Laage & Campbell, repairs poor farm... 7 95 James Patterson, groceries poor farm.. 23 98 J K Laird, bed stead poor farm 3 Go J P Fohlm, digging graves for paupers 8 oo Cook Bros, mdse for poor farm 31 33 Langdou & Hudson, mdse for Wnitehill 2 22 G H Lamson, caring for poor 0 00 H C Eckait, rent for James, claimed $32 oo, allowed 2000 L A Slieelz,' medicine 4145 David Weldy, caring for Thompson 8 05 Geo Hill, nursing Stewart family, claimed $25 00. allowed 2000 A P Hall, care of pauper 50 Phillips & Morgan, hay for poor farm.. !) 30 Jno Goeders, mdsa for poor 5 00 L H Millln, tomato plantsfor poor farm 1 oo 11RIDGJ5 FUND. John Wood, work on bridges 1075 Sween, Sorlein & Co. plank 922 B 0 11 & N li'y, freight 5G 54 A Johnson, bridge work 33 70 J0hn Wood, briuge work 9 25 W W Wheeler Lumber Co, lumber... . 1,080 00 Sween. Gangestacl & Oo, lumber 13 4G if Boals, work on grades 0 26 T Fox, work on bridges 5 oo D Carpenter, unloading lumber a oo J A Hamilton & Co, sewer pipe 2498 " " piling 14078 II 0 Uollenbeck, committee work 8 GO C C Ohubb. do 1084 W J Burton, do 12 Co L Barton, do etc 1044 INSANE FOND. Iowa Hospital for Insane, care of pa-. . tients .'.•....•.•.••004 08 IN DISTRICT COURT. Col. Clarke Gets a Fat Judgment—Skinner Cases in Equity—Skinner Has Come and Gone. CLAIMS ALLOWED. COUNTY FUND. Matt Parrott & Sons, stationery § 3550 J W Ilobinson. locks etc 25 75 C M Doxsee, hardware 4 35 J W Stott, clerk of Portland 7 oo Algona Courier, publishing proceedings Si oo 20 Andniss, township clerk, claimed $8 oo, allowed o oo L J Newel, township clerk, claimed Si2 oo, allowed o oo M Starr, publishing proceedings etc .. 51 25 Acres, Blackmar & Uo, stationery 17 50 B F Grose, fees instate cases 102 41 Mrs Whitehall, washing quilts 10 oo Upper Des iloines, printing 53 oo 8 L Scott, trustee G oo N H Beard, dr. 400 M Maminoser, do 200 Obed Kobinson, justice peace lees 6 eo Coort Kippiutrop, trustee 450 W FJenkinson, township clerk GOO H L Baldwin, trustee ip oo J A Carlson, trustee ,;.....;.'.. -^a'do A B. Adplphson, township. dene ....... u 00 Obed Robinson, justice peace fees,.. •. o CO EJvl^ittJe; township clei-Jf, claimed §11 jo, allowed 5 GO A Hank, stationery 1200 .IJ Wilson, grass seed Sam Steussey, trustee M 0 drier, transcript in Lacy & Co Obed Kobinson, justice peace fees. ... P JJorweiler, township clerk, claimed $8 oo, allowed Silas Uoupe, township clerk, tlalmed $1000, allowed Jas A Orr, painting E II Clarke, State vs McGovem et at.. " do vs Kennedy etal... " do vs Win Van Schake. " do vs Parsons " do vs Coe et al " do vs Cot " do vs Hayes " do vsHueleyetal " do vs Hartet al " do vs Andrews " do vs Law et al. A Hutchinson, clerk U A Haggard, board of equalization... .1 W Wads worth, do pLSIagle, do LJKice, do E E Sayers. do M Chapiu, W K Ferguson, t Henderson, do do do GO 4 00 40 00 2 00 G 00 8 00 8 50 7 75 725 5 35 7 00 0 00 5 35 5 35 8 50 (J GO 5 35 7 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 200 2 00 The court was run last week for the benefit of Col. Clarke, of Cedar Bapids, who succeeded in squeezing $3095 and interest, altogether $3800, from Ellsworth. It is estimated that if everybody iu the county could get paid on that scale for the good they have done, the i esvspapers could put in electric lights, lay all needed sidewalks and start an orphan asylum. One juror declared he wouldn't give Mr. Clarke a cent, but after being out from Wednesday forenoon till 2 o'clock next morning, his resolution gave way and he compromised with the enthusiastic farmer who wanted to make it $7,000. After disposing of this interesting business the jury tried a little case of Dr. Lacy vs. Miller and Robertson, involving $100, found for defendants and were sent home. t Some equity' cases are being heard this week by Judge Quartou, among them being one brought by Mrs. Boals against Jas. II. Nelson on the note which is causing N. J. Skinner trouble. The decision in this case is expected today. Another case involving Skinner's line work is'On for Friday. It is brought by Mrs. Boals against W. B. Carey to recoyev a note and mortgage sold to the latter by Skinner, The papers were held by F. L, Boals, as agent, and Skinner secured them on the plea that the maker wanted to increase his loan, and then sold them outright to Carey. This is said to be astronger case againstSkin- ner than the one on which he was indicted. The operator who figures in these cases arrived here Monday morning in charge of Sheriff Samson. His father, from Manson, came up with him and furnished a $1,000 bond, signed by himself and another Manson man, and Skinner with bis father started back on the 1:13 train, not giving himself time even to call on the REPUBLICAN. His case comes on in October, Smith for petit larceny and Byrnes for vending hard cider were given each thirty Jdays ffiffi 1 ''"-',/:. : --y ; -l:-^ ,---'.'"'-l V- the People at the Center Pleased With the Evangelist, and the Work Goes On Without Opposition. Rev. Cofclner's meetings at Buffalo Center closed Sunday evening. lie goes now to Perry, Iowa, where he will open on Friday night. He had great success at Buffalo Center, The REPUBLICAN is informed that upwards of one hundred converts were Won, including the mayor, one of the physicians, a conductor and numerous solid business men, Mr. Hoflus, formerly of this neighborhood, being one of the number. Thursday afternoon the school and all business places closed up for the meeting. There was a heavy storm at night, and yet the meetings and results were the best of the series. No fight whatever was made on Mr. Cordner by the people of the place. Those who were not in sympathy with the meetings kept quiet, and approval came from unexpected sources. The meetings on many occasions overflowed the limits of the tent. Mr. Cordner expects to hold a tent meeting at Forrest City in August if .lie can secure a man to take his present engagements. The Buffalo Center Tribune, whose editor is a brother of Capt. Foster of this place, said of the meetings in its issue of Friday last: Buffalo Center has never been so stirred on religious matters as during the last few days. The chief topic of conversation on the streets and in the stores is not the price of oats and com, the state of the weather or even the nomination of McKinley, but rather, '•What think you of Christ 1 ?" Evangelist Cordner has a most effective way of presenting stern, practical truths. His confidential talk to men cm Sunday afternoon from a physical, intellectual and moral standpoint, was worth, as many have said, more than five dollars admission. There was no dissent from the truthfulness. That their lives needed mending was evident to every thinking man. This, perhaps more than any other address, led to a movement toward God and righteousness. This is by no means a revival of human excitement accompanied by shouting and gymnastics, touching the nervous and emotional, but is an able and practical appeal to thoughtful men and women. The Christian people have been aroused to a new consecration to their Master, and their united prayers have resulted in a gracious outpouring of the spirit of God. Many say they never before saw the Gospel as they do now. Leading business, and professional men consider this meeting the best thing that eyer cqine to;this ; towri ; and' : are working to save others. Thursday of this week was made a day of fasting and prayer. At nine a. m. six cottage prayer meetings were held. At 10:30 a' large meeting in the tabernacle, also at tbreo and 7:45 p. m., as well as a meeting for converts at 7:15 p. m. The business houses of this place agreed to close, in the afternoon. It is feared that Evangelist Cordner cannot be kept here longer than next Sunday. As an attractive, pointed preacher, Mr. Cordner could hardly be excelled; and at the same time, his Christian, gentlemanly bearing wins the hearts of his hearers. Prof. Burnette, the singer, has won both children and adults and has greatly added to the success of the meetings. He is not only an excellent leader of song, but a consecrated Christian workman. Mr. Cordner has agreed to speak on "Social Amusements" on next Sunday afternoon at three o'clock. Come and hear him. At the close of the meeting Wednesday evening the converts numbered seventy-five. For a brand of tea that will run the same the year around try any of Chase &Sanborn's. HURT'S BIG DAY. ' : Diseased biood; constipation, and kidney, liver and bowel troubles are cured by Karl's Clover Hoot Tea. 2 Sold by Frank DingJey. Don't Tobacco Spit or Smoke Your life Away. Is the truthful, startling title of a book about No-To-liac, the harmless, guaranteed tobacco habit cure that braces up ni- cotinized nerves, eliminates the nicotine poison, makes weak men gain strength, vigpr and manhood. You run no physical or financial risk, as No-To-Bac is sold by F. W. DINGLEY under a guarantee to cure or money refunded. Book free. Address Sterling Remedy Co., New York or Chicago. Pillsdo not cure constipation. They only aggravate. Karl's Clover Boot Tea fives perfect regularity of the bowels. 3 old by Frank Dingley. Try our dried beef in cans; some- h ing new and nice st M. Z. Grove & Son. , Her Grand Annual Picnic Attended by • Happy Crowds. There was a fair attendance from Algona at the Burt picnic Saturday, and people came from all points of the compass for a day's enjoyment at Elvidge's fine grove on the river. The attendadce is estimated as high as 2,000 people, all of whom are believed to have enjoyed the day, and with the exception of the inevitable tough, who fastens himself upon such gatherings, all went home happy. There was some rain, but not enough to seriously interfere with the pleasures of the day, The formal exercises, following the picnic dinner, were brief, and their chief fe»* ture was a felicitous speech from Kev, Greensbields, of the Presbyterian church. The Algona and Burt bands delighted the-crowds with theft flue was :-p}easing ana" s'at'ifiWiftbryV "-Thl sfcaU game between the Swea City apd Algona clubs was « well played game, but as was expected the Swea City boys walked away with another victory to add to their long list of triumphs this season. The other club was in fact a picked-up club, and numbered members from Burt, Algona and the country round about. AJgqns* has no club this year, but everything seems to go to show that Swea City has one, ami a club not to be despised. The score was 11 to 4. Brovvnell & Allred have a few more of those patent leather shoes left at $2.69. You will miss them when they're gone. Lessons in oil painting and pastel. —MBS. GOODNER, North Dodge St. Take the best plil. »r. Sawyer's Little Wide Awake flHs are really wJ4e »wake ana very gJcetp carry in the pocket, and easy to take. Di *- Solcl by inglfty. *•'. ^!