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Will be held at the courthouse ?•?#.• J^'V *, ** v ^i r" -i-^in.-! t t f ^ ' - j- if J « - 3 *•*(,-& ^ **«• ^ _ ^ " \ • ' J •-, r ^ * THE tJPPEK »ES M01NS3S: ALGONA, IOWA. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, MM. riday, Juhe 16, 1894, at 10:30 ' fc ftVfof the purpose of selecting ten dele, jrktee to the sfete convention, tea to the jufli- clftUSM tsfi to the eoflgressioftftl, aftd for the ' WftftS&Ctioft of such otfier business as may *Mfl6M? ftome before the conveatloa. The Bftsft I 61 representation Will be as follows! Ofi6 vote for every pfeeiflct attd one additional toM for every 26 votes of iiiftjo* fraction D. Jackson tot govern- First wat-d 4 • Second ward.,, 4 ThWdward .4 i Fdufth ward 6 'Burt... 'Buffalo Oresco, Eagle Letts Creek..........2 LBclyafa ...3 Luverne.. ,.,... 4 Lincoln, .....? Portland. Rlverdale. ....2 Seneca...?. ......3 Swea 4, Sherman 2 SpringlleUnrrr 2 Ulilon. 3 Wesley........ .......0 Whtttemore. 5 ^The B e1iairman recommends that all caucuses be called for Saturday, June 9. B, w. HAGGARD, Chairman. Fenton 3 Gteettwood 6 Germ An. :?.... n-.2 Oarneld 2 Gcnnanlft 3 'Hebron... 2 Hafrilon >.. 3 creek. :.;.<;;. .3 g«vh»le ............... 2 .,4 ttamsay.... ........ ..3 JUDICIAL CONVENTION. There will be a republican judicial convention at the Hotel Orleans, June 20, at 4;30 p. w., to nominate a successor to Judge Carr of the Fourteenth district. The number of delegates Is 58, of which Kossuth has 10; Buena Vista, 9; Clay, 7! Pocahontas, 7; Palp Alto, 7) Dickinson. 6, and Emmet, 5, It requires 29 votes to nominate. CALLS FOB, CAUCUSES. Algona—First ward—Grand Army hall, June 8, at 8 p. tn. E. Tellier, commltteeman. Aleona—Second ward—At the Wigwam, Saturday, June 9, at 8 p. m. C. M. Doxsee, corn- jnltteeman. ••..,* Oresco—J. B. Jones school house, June 14, at 4 p. m. O. A. Potter, commltteeman. Irvington—Lloyd school house, June 9, at 4 p. m. C. B. Hutchlns, commltteeman. Portland—At the usual place, June 9, at 4 o'clock p. m. Rlverdale—Stuart school house, Juno 14, at 4 p. m. A. Fisher, commlttcenitkn. Sherman—Center school house, June 9, at 4 p. m. G. M. Parsons, commltteeman. fftftB 4 bat sits helplessly \v8teh1fig a «s,Uroftd Mr with Cte effl" ploieei, ftnd* slapping traffic till his drop Is Puttied 6r Is UHtMrketable. No article of produtstten Is today there affected with a public" use than coat, It IB ftft absolutely Iftdlapeesable commodity td the public. The steady and sufficient mining of It are a coftdl* tloft upon which nearly all the Indus* tries of the people as well as their comfort depend. The public Interest in It is paramount to any private Interest either of mine owners- or laborers. That public Interest should be protected by ; sufficient public legislation. Last year a conspiracy of the hard coal producers to regulate the output and retail pride Was proved conclusively at St. Paul by legislative investigation. Today between miners and mine owners the entire production of soft coal is stopped. In both cases the public Wellfare Is being sacrificed by criminal neglect to apply an old rule, sanctioned by immemorial usage, to the new con* ditions. This Old rule is not socialistic in any sense that all government is not socialistic. Those who say It is and who denounce it are preparing for a time when a real socialism will sweep the land, and when instead of the public con8ning its control to those things which are public in their nature, as the old. common law wisely ordained, the public will invade every domain in an experiment which no sane man can wish to see tried in his lifetime. fatw &t the good 6ld way* of pressing* OLD BULBS, NEW CONDITIONS. That the public should sit passively and helplessly confronting a war which promises to cut short the coal supply, and look with suspicion on or openly oppose the application of the primary principles of the common law, declaring them to be innovations and socialistic, only illustrates how much more rapidly our material development has gone on than has our appreciation of its significance. Away back over 200 years ago Mathew Hale, that great master of the law, laid down the following rule: "Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large. When therefore a person devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest he in effect grants to the publican interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public lor the common good to the extent of the interest he has thus created." If a man conducted a ferry in those days it must be subject to public regulations. Inns, warehouses, wharves, all the institutions of early times " clothed with a public interest" conformed in their management to public demands. Cities must dedicate their streets to public use, and farmers must grant an easement for public highways. No man could cut his neighbor off from a roadway across his farm, and adjacent owners were taxed to pave, grade, light, and sidewalk the streets for the benefit of themselves and passers by. The postal service was made a public institution, public commons for herding were in vogue, and in hundreds of ways the public interest in these things of common use was maintained by law. Conditions of living have changed in the last 50 years. The railroad is more "affected with public use" now than the ferry or country road, the street car and elevated track are more important to the public than the public street, the telegraph and telephone are as important and rapidly becoming more important than the public post- office, and yet the attempt to apply the old rule to these new conditions has been bitterly resisted as an innovation, marking destructive tendencies, and the public has not yet become fully awake to its own rights and interests. The same people who have been compelled to give their land for a public highway to be controlled wholly by county officials, have resisted the idea of even a partial public control of railways, The same people who submit without question to bo taxed to grade and. sewer &nd sidewalk streets owned Toy the town, have submitted to granting franchises in the same streets to oar lines to be run wholly for private interests regardless of public convenience or of public expense. The same people who by taxation provide a pure}y public postal system assert no public control whatever over the vastly more important means of communioatiop which, modern invention is furnishing. Mathew Halo's time the import- Port Barren gets up about as good a paper in the Pocahontas Record as there is in Iowa. It is now eleven years old and railroad or no railroad it keeps in the front rank. Editor Hungerford has just returned from Ames, where he inspected the agricultural college as member of the board from the Tenth district. He says the school was never in better condition than now. We have received a pamphlet from ex-Dairy Commissioner Tupper attacking the dairy department at the agricultural college. The pamphlet recalls those annual epistles Prof. Hinrichs used to prepare on the degeneracy of the state university after the chemical department was turned over to a " tarn tude," as he called him, except that Hinrichs was an entertaining writer while Tupper is not. Al. Adams, the genial Humboldt editor, and a democrat through good and bad repute, has tried to get a pension for the disabilities he acquired while tramping through southern swamps. The department sends bault word to Al. that they don't see it that way. Al. tries to smile and say it is all right, and that Hoke is the soldiers' friend, but the smile is not one of his editorial banquet yard-wide mirth- producing efforts. , The democratic Dubuque Telegraph says the " senate tariff bill is satisfactory to republicans because it is almost as pronounced a protection measure as the Mo- Kinley act." It wonders why the republicans want to defeat it. . Will not browk the efrtHpetlildii Of any Algona machine that can be ln» tfentedt You hear! LuVefiie has developed a flew 1ft' dustry. The News says Nick Gefbef shipped Ij400 pounds of limbergef Cheese ovef the M. & St. L. last week. It Is the first shipment ever made from the county and expert judges say It smellfl far enough off to be of excellent quality. The Forest City Summit claims a world's fair gold medal for the creamery there* and butter-maker J. H. Moment has been awarded a diploma for the excellent butter made and exhibited by htm at the world's fair. Thus does Forest City again appear at the front. A train of 21 cars of cattle from Salt Lake Went over the Milwaukee line l«st week. At Ruthven they stopped for feed, and the Free Press says: "They were the thinnest lot of cattle we ever saw. many of them bMng so weak when they reached this point that they could barely stand. We understand that they had been six days on the cars and had been only fed and watered twice in that length of time." There were 826 head of cattle on the train. The Mason City Republican says of the entertainment by the late state contest speakers: Rev. Smith Is entitled to thanks for securing the prize winners at the high school contest in Algona. The exhibition of oratory given was an education showing what is considered excellent, and what must be competed against in future contests. The visitors who spoke were Mr. Will Galbraith of Algona, Miss Nellie Flick of Rook Rapids, and Mr. Herman Hildreth of Monticello. Will. Smith ought to find a tuker in Algona when he says: "We offer $5 as a prize to the first person who will tell us how to raise dandelions more successfully than we are now doing. As it is, we will be prepared in a few days to supply the whole neighborhood with an excellent quality of seed, free of charge. The dandelion is a very hardy, thrifty plant, and very seldom winter kills in this latitude—especially the variety grown by us. We guarantee this seed to be pure and true to name." Algona is great on dandelions. The Cook & Whitby circus was hoodoed at Sioux City by the Ringling's, according to one of its proprietors, who told the Journal: Our show is a regular 50 cent show, but when it arrived in towns billed by Ringling Bros., it found its bill stands pasted oyer with glaring posters reading: "Admission 25 cents." Of course there was nothing for us to do, explanations were useless, and we had to put the admission to 25 cents. The show lost several thousand dollars because of this, but the management is preparing to bring suit to recover damages. Peter J. Walker got off easier from the men who wanted him to go to the big explosion in Chicago than another Iowa man did. The Chicago Journal tells the following: Arthur IPlnnegan, just from Boone, Iowa, on his way east, went with a stranger to see the effects of an alleged explosion over on the west side. The usual ring of shell game men was encountered, but Finnegan would not play, and so while one man held his arm another robbed 'him of $250. Jerome Douglas was Identified as the robber in Justice Foster's court and held to the criminal court in bonds of $1,000. LARGE NUMBERS M LINE, Jbeeof ation Day fixercises Brought an nse Crowd-to J?fty Tribute to the Soldier Dead. A'n Enthusiastic County Sunday School Convention — Dedication of the Catholic Church. The largest number of old soldiers ever out In line in Algona marched in the memorial day procession last week. As in previous years the crowd of citizens was very large. The opora house Was filled to overflowing it) the morning to hear Col. Sicks, who gave one of the most practical and patriotic addresses that has ever been delivered here. At the cemetery he also spoke briefly and eloquently. He was a gallant soldier and in civil life has been gold etaf superbly ornamented with & sparkling fuby, the whole valued At $40. The f&ce Wfts purely upon U| merits arid the winners oftly succeeded ifl maintaining their lead by long aftd teat r idttig. The finish at the Kegistef office was crowded by thousands, who eheefed the winners to the echo and nearly carried them off the street. AN ODD LOT OF FELLOWS, With Music and Speeches f he? Cele* brated the Anniversary of the Order Yesterday, Gen. Weaver is nominated by the populists in the Ninth district for congress, and will go to Council Bluffs to live. If he gets the democratic support he will make a very respectable canvass, but Hager can beat him. _ A big contest seems likely in the Eleventh district over choosing a successor to Geo, D. Perkins in congress. Mr. Sawyer of Sioux City and ex-Congressman Struble of LeMars are out for the nomination and Mr. Perkins 1 friends will work for a re- nomination. Mr. Perkins has been a useful congressman and his success is likely, But if the western part of the district gets into too big a squabble the best thing to do is to come over east and take Senator Punk. AN UNTIMELY DEATH. ant things " affected with a public use" almost wholly changed, Within generatlop a vast change has been Not; many years ago the citizen his, fire pu-t oJ wo0 ^ of Ws own , lighted the tallow dips of Jjis pwo mou,14i»g. drank water pulled from bis own well, and said grace oyer t twtobered m bis QW» yard. Tob e depends upon distapt coal mi^ee i f ijel, upon the electric light Oil eowpa.oiee &F iiiumin* jhj city water wrks for Jits the $M Ml -Wftfc III depMemje No good reason has yet been given for Mrs. Miller's removal from the state library. The Daily Capital is now turned off at the rate of 12,000 copies an hour on a Scott perfecting press which cost $13,000. The Capital has gone right ahead in spite of hard times, and now has as complete an outfit as any daily has any use for. IN THIS NEI&HBORHOOD. Fenton township has bought a road grader. Rev. McElroy preached at the Baptist church at Whittemore last week, LuVerne News: F, W, Waterhouse, the boss cigar man that makes this town, was a caller yesterday, Fred is turning out some fine cigars now. A train of 22 cars went through Cedar Rapids lately loaded exclusively with fruit jars. If the fruit crop is killed somebody will have a supply of jars, Will. Sterzbaoh has been laid up with inflammatory rheumatism at Rodman for some time, He is having a hard siege, and is now visiting his brother in Algona. E. T. Gibbs of Esthervilje has taken his little boy, whose limbs ha,ve for a long time been paralyzed, to Prpf, Benedict, who is now located at Iowa Falls as a magnetic healer. A box of bees was sent by mail got bursted at the Newell postpffice, The postmaster stirred himself quicker itj delivering those bees than he did in. drawing his monthly salary. Pol. John Scott of Nevada has just $nis.beil and $a BOW priming ft history pf hie branch of the Scott family, Hjs next literary woy 1? wjjl lie $ history ot wa, volunteers. Mrs, \V. A. McNeo Dies at Her Homo In Jjnureiis—Tlie Remains Brought to Algona for Burial. A sad party consisting of W. A. McNee, his father and mother, Messrs, Allen, McKinnon, and Gilchrlst came from Laurens Friday morning with the remains of Mrs. McNee, whose funeral was held at the Baptist church on their arrival, Rev. Laidley of Bancroft attending. She had given birth to a baby, now five weeks old, and overtaxed her strength in getting about, having a relapse from which she did not rally, She was 26 years of age and had been married about six years, was very pleasantly located in a new home, and looked forward to the fullest enjoyment of a long life. She was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Robtson and was born in the county, where she had many friends who mourn her untimely death, Mr. McNee was well known while at the Northwestern depot, and has made a big success in his bank at Laurens, His loss is a terrible one to him, and one he cannot yet fully realize. ONLY A PEW MORE DATS. Then TUiiglinfJ Bros,' Great Shows Win bo Seen In all Their Glory. The pleasurable anticipation, aroused by the contemplated visit of the Ringling Brothers' World's Greatest Shows to this city is about to bo realized, for the muoh- looljod-for advent of this famous aggregation in Algpua, occurs next Friday, Jane 15. No exhibition that has ever visited this vicinity, has ever been so comprehensive in its method of advertising or has over succeeded in attracting so much attention by its pictorial wall announcements, The finest lithograph printing ever seen in this city has bean scattered with a profuse liberality such as no circus management, not backed by stupenduous capjta.1 and re-enforced by a great amusement enterprise, could afford to display. It is gratifying to learn, through the press of other cities, that these marvelous specimens of- the printer's art dp not begin to tell the story of the wonders of this remarkable show, which comprises among its features such •world-famouspeopleaslJundin, the strongest man in the world, who lifts 8,6 " pounds without an effort; the Brothers Hermann, the famous aeriulists; the French family Gilet, famous Parisian acrobats', Josie Ash ton. and Mike Rooney, the leaders in equestrianism on both sides of the Atlantic; Akimoto's Troupe of Imperial Japanese, and many other areuic novelties. Special attention has been given this season to the horse fair and trained animal exhibitions, which have never been equaled. The menagerie, in addition to many other wonders, contains, the only giraffe in America. The performance is given in three ripgs ajid upon two elevatef stages, and ^h,e hippodrome races Which are made vastly exciting by the proffer of cash prizes to &U winners, are rmj Oft the largest track ever poflsjpijoted The propessjos whiuJj a -~wJl start promptly -— fee prJaipaJi a conspicuous and honored citizen, and his words come with added force, backed as they were by his excellent record in public and private life. The programme was carried out as published. The flag drill by the school girls was yery beautifully given, and Miss Abra Robinson recited a poem appropriate to the day, music by the choir and an invocation by Rev. Bagnell completed it. The parade was led by the band and Company F in uniform followed by the soldiers, the flower girls, women's relief corps, Sons of Veterans, and citizen's, a handsome and imposing procession. Eugene Tellier at the soldiers' lot read an excellent selection, the names of the distant dead were given, and music interspersed the exercises. All in all it was a largely attended and attractive observation of the day, one that insures memorial day a permanent local place among our national days, and a place none of the others occupy. Reports from all over the country indicate that the day was remembered as never before, and that it is growing in favor as the years go by. One of the most memorable meetings was at Gettysburg, where J. P. Dolliver was the orator. A single sentence from his eloquent address is this: "If this battlefield means anything, if these monuments, set up by loving hands to preserve the memory of the dead, mean anything, they mean that the American republic has a divine right to live, even if every able bodied man must die—live to silence the accusers of the people—live to defend life, property, citizenship and the public peace—live to scatter the blessings of civil liberty to the ends of the earth." County Sunday School Convention. A large number of delegates were in, Sunday, for the Sunday school meeting, and listened to two able discourses by the" state secretary, Mrs. Mattie M. Bailey, and to interesting papers and discussions as outlined in the published programme. The following delegates were chosen to attend the state meeting at Waterloo, June 29: Mrs. A. M, Horton, Gardner Cowles, Ernest Bacon, and Rev. Laidley. For county officers Ernest Bacon was chosen president, C. M. Doxsee, secretary, and Mrs. E. B. Eddy, Fred Anderson, A. G. Ward, Dr. Phelps, and W. L. Niver, vice presidents. The place of the next meeting is not yet selected. St. Cecilia's Church Dedicated. The Catholic church dedication last Wednesday drew a crowd to Algona, and both morning and evening the building was filled. Father Calmar's morning sermon was very eloquent. In the evening he gave a patriotic lecture. Some 16 priests were present, others not being able to come on account of decoration day services. The collection amounted to $312.10, which evidences the enthusiasm of all over the completion of so handsome an edifice. The tiounty Hoard Fixing tTV the ABsessuictits-stlU in Session. The county fathers met Monday to attend to the regular June duties. They were all in and spent a few moments before the session called to order in talking over Geo. W. Hanna's Lu' Verne complaint. There seemed to be a unanimous sentiment among them that it was not well founded. We understand that Chairman Chubb will make a statement of the facts, which will tend to show that LuVerne has fared very well in the past and that many of the things they have been asking for there have not been granted anywhere. For instance the petition for a road through Prairie is signed wholly by LuVerne residents, while the Prairie people are asking for a road to Sexton, etc. The first business of the board was EQUALIZING PERSONAL PROPERTY. Algona— Cattle raised 30 per cent., horses lowered 15 per cent. Union— Cattle raised 26 per cent., horses lowered 16 per cent., mules lowered 20 per cent. German— Cattle raised 20 per cent., h orses lowered 20 per cent., mules lowered 20 per cent., hogs lowered 15 per cent. Eagle— Cattle raised 80 per cent., sheep The Town Gaily i>ecotet6d in Hoftof of.' Their Presence—A Gfjtftd Banquet and a Great Day. e—Cattle raised 80 per cent., sneep raisefl 20 per cent., hogs raised 26 per cent. Lotts Creek—Cattle lowered IB per cent., horses raised 10 per cent., mules raised 20 per cent., hogs raised 50 per cent. LuVerne Incorporated—Horses lowered 20 per cent. LuVerne—Cattle raised 26 per cent., horses lowered 10 per cent., mules lowered 10 per cent., sheep raised 30 per cent. Whittemore—Cattle raised 10 per cent., hogs raised 60 per cent. Irvington—Horses raised 10 per cent., sheep raised 20 per cent., hogs raised 20 per cent. Burt incorporated—Cattle raised 10 per cent. Algona independenWHorses raised 10 per cent., hogs lowered 20 per cent. Bancroft—Horses 'raised 10 per cent., mules lowered 10 per cent., hogs raised 20 per cent. Sherman—Cattle raised 25 per cent., horses raised 55 per cent., mules raised 40 per cent., sheep raised 100 per cent., hogs raised 20 per cent. Ledyard—Cattle raised 25 per cent., horses lowered 10 per cent., sheep raised 70 per cent., mules lowered 10 per cent., hogs lowered 10 per cent. Plum Creek—Cattle raised 20 per cent., horses lowered 10 per cent., mules lowered 20 per cent. Prairie—Horses lowered 10 per cent., mules lowered 25 per cent. Springfield—Cattle raised 20 per cent., horses lowered 25 per- cent., hogs lowered 15 per cent. A PAST BIOYOLE EAOE. Bert Edmonds, AJgona's Champion, Takes Plrst Prize on a Nino Mile Unco at Dos Molnos. Bert Edmonds won the second annual bicycle race at Des Moines, last Wednesday, coming 9i miles in 25:44 minutes. There were 24 riders, some of whom were started five minutes ahead of Bert, and all of them 30 seconds ahead on account of his being the champion, Thousands watched the contest, which ended at the Register office. Describing the race the Capital says; Edmunds, who is a young man of splendid physique, great B peed and remarkable en d u ran ce, passed one after another, until the only rider leading him at the fair grounds was Byrd Moore, a rider of slender physique, but possessed of phenomenal speed and staying power, Leaving the fair grounds Moore headed the procession by seven or eight blocks, with no signs of slowing the rapid pace he set and maintained from start to finish. On the return, when Moore reached the brow of Court avenue hill, (where the capitol stands,) he pumped his 22 pound 68-gear machine for all it was worth and shot down the heavy grade leaving a long streak lingering in the atmosphere in his wake, going at a 25 mile gait, He had barely reached East Sixth street and started in a supreme effort on the home stretch ten blocks away, when Albert Edmonds, between whom and Moore there existed a sharp but generous rivalry, turned the brow of the hill on Court avenue, and seeing the dangerous lead Moore held, he pitched over the summit and with both legs working with the swiftness of engine driving rods, worked his flying wheel down the entire grade without removing bis feet from the pedals, ft per? formance that only a few riders find possible of accomplishment. Frow the top 6| the WU to the finish he began closing the immense gap between himself and Moore, and when the latter crossed the line a winner at West fourth street, Edmonds was speeding up Court avenue bridge only four blocks away. Tiwe, Edmonds, ?5:44; Moore, 25:55, the Jattep having reduced the handicap of 60 seconds, given bin* »* the start, to 11 seconds at the floisb- J)dwo»dSi having 1 wade the best time ove.! 1 tbe course) won and was awarded first HW prize, * toHHrtM 8U4 gold badge ppfliistiof of two gold mu-i-iauu—v,u,buiB raised SO per cent., horses lowered 5 per cent., mules lowered 5 per cent. Fenton—Cattle raised 30 per cent., hogs raised 25 per cent., horses raised 75 per cent., mules raised 45 per cent. Greenwood—Cattle and hogs raised 20 per cent., horses lowered 15 per cent., mules lowered 10 per cent. Portland—Cattle raised 10 per cent., sheep raised 90 per cent. Wesley—Cattle raised 40 per cent., horses raised SO per cent., mules raised 80 per cent., sheep and hogs raised 25 per cent. Wesley independent—Cattle raised 80 per cent., horses raised 30 per cent. Lincoln—Cattle lowered 10 per cent., hoge lowered SO per cent., mules raised 15 per cent. Ramsay—Cattle and hogs raised 25 per cent., mules raised 20 per cent., horses raised 80 per cent., sheep raised 100 per cent. Hebron—Cattle and sheep raised 20 per cent., horses lowered 20 per cent. Riverdale—Horses raised 80 per cent., mules 25 per cent., hogs 20 per cent., and cattle lowered 10 per cent. Whittemore incorporated—Hogs raised 50 per cent., horses lowered 20 per cent. Buffalo—Cattle raised 30 per cent., horses 25 per cent., hogs 75 per cent., and sheep lowered 20 per cent. Seneca—Mules raised 10 per cent., hogs and horses lowered 10 per cent. Swea—Cattle raised 10 per cent., mules raised 25 per cent., horses lowered 30 per cent. Wesley incorporated -Horses raised 20 per cent., cattle lowered 10 per cent. A SON Or HIS TATHEE. Young Geo. Hawltes Keeps up AlUon Hawkes' Record, and Is Under Arrest for Kidnapping. When Alden Hawkes was sentenced to Fort Ma.dison he had a young son and baby girl, which his second wife was unable to care for and which there was talk of taking to the poor farm. At the time Henry Curran of LuVerne came forward and offered to care for the children if the mother would give them to him until they were 18 years of age, No papers were made out but she consented, and the children have had a happy home. Saturday they wont to a picnic at Will. Paton's. There Geo. Hawkes, who is about 18 years of age, got the little boy away and started for Nebraska with him. As soon as the kidnapping was discovered telegrams were sent out and the couple were caught at Alton, north of Sioux City. Monday night deputy Bpunson went over and brought them back, Mrs. Hawkes is living in Nebraska and the attempt undoubtedly was to capture the children in this manner, Sessions AV111 I-eatl. The LeMars Sentinel says; The candidate from Algona, Hon. S. S, Sessions, is making many friends in his canvass for the republican nomination for clerk of the supreme court to succeed Hon. G, B, Pray, the present incumbent. Mr. Sessions is a popular and able young lawyer. He made a good record as a member of the last general assembly, his geographical location is a good one and his personal friends many, He will probably lead on the first ballot with a strong chance of later gains. If nominated, be will make an excellent officer because he will surely be elected. Pavenport Daily Tribune: Col. S. S. Sessions of Algona was in the city yesterday calling on some of his many friends hereabouts. Col. Sessions is a candidate for the nomination for clerk of the supreme court and he has a large following, being B, gentleman well quajifled for the position. He was chairman of the important insurance committee in the last legislature and his work on that and pther committees of which he was a member showed his breadth as a map. Col. Sessions is a man §till, with much popularity '" *$M&tel ttouijk the Algona was not exactly a sea of bunting yesterday in honor of the Odd Fellows, but it was as hear it as Algona ever gets. Flags and streamers lined the streets, and the three links adorned every front. The Weather was pleas* ant and early in the morning the crowds began coming into town. The. earliest arrivals were from the south, The first big gathering was when the north freight arrived with Bancroft and Burt, both accompanied by bands. They formed in procession and marched down from the depot with banners fly* ing. Wesley and the east came in. later, and a little after 10 o'clock Emmetsburg and Estherville with visitors from Spencer and other western towns marched up from the Thorington street crossing led by the famous Emmetsburg band, one of the best in the west. The hall was crowded all the morn- Ing with visitors and was a scene of reception and music until 11 o'clock when the grand parade formed under the charge of Marshal Haggard. The march extended nbout the square and, down State street turning on Moore by the churches and school house and back on State street again to the hall. The Odd Fellows and wives extended exactly four blocks in double column in close order, and numbered between 400 and 500. At 12:80 they left the hall and went to the rink, where the most elaborate banquet eyer spread in Algona awaited them. Oyer 400 covers were laid on five tables extending the full length of the building, decorated with flowers- and burdened with 'a substantial andi appreciated supply of good things. The ladies of the relief coi-ps superintended this part of the programe and were rewarded by seeing every chair occupied. At 2 o'clock the opera house was crowded for the public meeting. Prof. Floyd and his band opened the programme, Rev. Laidley gave the invocation, E. H. Clarke welcomed the visitors for the city, and B. F. Reed for- the lodge, and Mr. Collens of Esthor- ville responded in an excellent speech to both. Then followed the address by Grand Master Evans, one of the wittiest and best public addresses ever heard in Algona. Tha singing by the double quartette was in keeping with the excellence of the whole programme, and when Rev. Bagnell gave the benediction the audience felt that they had never enjoved a pleasanter afternoon. The trains scattered the crowds quickly after the exercises. Tt was a gala day for Algona. May the Odd Fellows live long and prosper, and come to Algona again. At the business meeting Livermore was chosen as the meeting jjlace next year and the old date, April 26, decided on. Ex-Representative Schleicher was chosen district president, and V. L. Baker district secretary. WORLD'S GREATEST EIDEES. Celebrated Equestrians Only to Be Soon with. Rliiglln£ Brothers' IFnmous Circus. Among the many recognized distinctive- features of Ringling Brothers' Worlds' Greatest Shows, which will be seen in all their unparalleled completeness in Algona, Friday, June 15, high-class riding acts have always been given a foremost place. In this respect, as in many others, the managers of this world-famous exhibition have given striking evidence of their generosity in dealing with the public. It has always been the avowed policy, of Ringling Brothers to not only present every advertised feature, but also to engage only the best and highest-priced talent in all branches. In this year's equestrian, features this policy is strikingly exemplified. The riders are the best that could be secured here or abroad. In number they surpass those of all other exhibitions, while, being selected from the best in the profession, other shows have been compelled to content themselves with performers whose abilities were not up to the standard required by this great amusement enterprise. In the long list of equestrian novelties presented by Ringling Bros, this year, Miss Josio Ashton takes the place of honor. This handsome young equestrienne is the personification of grace and dexterity, and she has been well-named the queen of the arena. Nothing more effectively picturesque could be conceived than this petite young girl, endowed by nature with rare beauty of form and feature, dancing and pirouetting upon horseback, or poised upon one dainty foot, seeming to float in air, while the spirited animal beneath her dashes around the arena with the speed of the wind. Miss Ashton's act cannot be duplicated, and her weekly salary would pay the entire expenses of many an ambitions show, Among the other great riders is Mike Rooney, one of the youngest, but already the greatest of America's great bareback riders. Then there is Orrin Hollis whose somersaults, turned with equal facility, forward or backward, while his horse is running at breakneck speed, have never been equaled. Lottie Aymar's beautiful riding act constitutes an effective feature; so does that of the Ross sisiers, two young- and graceful equestriennes. The hurdle riding of Wm. Devan 'and Leon is an exciting novelty, and a half-score of other riders of i-eputation contribute to this feature of the programme. The novelties, however, are not confined to the riders. The best aerialists, the highest-priced gymnasts, the most notable specialists in all departments; the largest and mo^t expensive menageria in the world; the grandest entree; the most exciting hippodrome races, and the best, biggest, brightest and most resplendent procession ever seen upon the public streets, are among' the features for which the World's Greatest Shows are renowned. Cpnway, Once a,u Stone Mason lias |}eeu in J«U If ins Months— Now on, Tr{al. ........ Judge Cook, J. ~W. Sullivan, Hort, Nebergall were in Msnkfttp, Minn., last week as witnesses in a, case of murder for which a one-time 41* gonian is held. A saloonkeeper,' Harry WaUraven, was shot last August but not robbed. 0Qnwa,y's companion was first suspected arrested, then a tough character said he bad heard Conway confess that be aid it, and he was also taken. Conw&y worked on Judge Cook's farnj and wae also with Nebergall as stpnemason, and Mr. Bullivw bad business him at that time. All t *»

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