ESTABLISHED 1865, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JtTLY 11, 1894 YOL, SDttX-HO, 16. WE'RE LOADED with groceries, and are better able than ever to supply your wants in that line at the Opera House Grocery. Summer Goods ... Reduced in Price at GALBRAITH'S, Challies, per yard, - - - 04c Summer Silk, per yard, - - - 28c Swivel Silk, per yard, - - 50c Serpentine Crape, per yard, - - SOc Ladies,' misses,' and children's undervests; -50 each; Ladies' and misses' capes and jackets at half price; Ladies' button shoes, patent leather tips, $1.50. We will give some good bargains in lace curtains, carpets, etc. , L GALBRAITH & CO, Grand. Opportunities For Purchasing Boots and Shoes. Now is the time for you to buy Oxfords and Walking Shoes, cool and comfortable for the hot weather. Durable and cheap to suit the pocketbook. • Best goods and best place to buy Boots and Shoes at the BROWNELL & ALLRED Cash Shoe House. ALGONA, IOWA. I Have Got to Move, and in order to reduce stock will sell at AWAY DOWN prices, Please come early and avoid the rush, and also get first choice. Remember— THIS IS NO HOAX- and iecludes eeerything from a baby chair to a bedroom or parlor suit. When looking Fora cook stove or range, remember I handle the.,,, Garland, Also Heath. & MilUgan Paints, and Wood Pumps. pall ancj get prices and look my stock over* THE WEEK'S IOWA NEWS, Beacon: An O'Brien land operator a party to a new experience recently. He was struck to? & deal by a man who had horses to turn in as part payment. Now a veteran labd dealer is never In the least disconcerted by such a proposition, tie is always prepared for any emergency of this sort. The prices on the land and the horses were mutually satisfactory, and terms were soon reached. After the trade was supposed to be clinched the land man said: "Well, I have come to the conclusion that I do not want your horses. You may. have the land just as we have talked and keep your horses." Whereupon the buyer waxed wroth and declared that it was a fair deal, and he wanted to get rid of the stock, and if the horses didn't go the deal was off. The Beacon's information goes no further, and we never do any romancing to round out an incomplete statement of fact. The same old story, that the Iowa Central railway has been absorbed by the Milwaukee system, was traveling the rounds last week. This report gets out about once a year and has been going the rounds for twenty years. Ames Times: Largely through the efforts of Parley Sheldon of Ames, who has advocated it for years, a 'departure entirely new to Iowa has 'been arranged for Friday, the last day of the state fair. The day will be known as " Derby day" and all races will be running races. lu the forenoon, two races, a three-quarter mile and a half-mile dash will be run. In the afternoon, a one and a half mile novel county race, a mile dash, and the "IowaDerby," which is to be a one and one-eighths mile dash to be run by three-year-olds. When you talk about there being a better state than Iowa, says an 'exchange, every potato slyly winks its e,ye, every cabbage shakes its head, every beet gets red in the face, every onion feels stronger, every oats field is shocked, rye strokes its beard, corn pricks up its ears, and every foot of land kicks. After about six years of litigation over the Minneapolis & St. Louis road, says the Fort Dodge Messenger, it is about to pass into the hands of some definite ownership. It will be sold at auction by the sheriff after the expiration of the required time for advertisement. The amount against it is about $5,000,000. The stockholders can, of course, bid in the road at the time of the sale—if they can raise the money. But it seems to be a foregone conclusion that the Rock Island will get the road. The Bock Island is a very heavy bondholder and is thus enabled to bid securities against the cash which other bidders would have to supply. An attempt was made to burn the Herald printing office at Belmond last week. The building was damaged to the amount of about $100, and Brother Keeler has cause for rejoicing that it is no more. The report of the adjutant general, made at the department encampment at Council Bluffs, showed a total membership of the G. A. B. to be 17,658 on Dec. 81, a decrease of 2,309. The death losses were 265, an increase of 88 over the preceding year. The financial report showed the receipts to be $49,854.79 and expenditures $47,493,41; balance on hand, $2,361.38. Gov, Jackson has issued a proclamation naming August 10 of this, year as Battle Flag day, and recommends that it be observed as a public holiday. T£e last assembly passed a law providing for the preservation of the colors, standards and battle flags borne by Iowa regiments, and hermetically sealed glass cases have been placed in appropriate positions in the corridor of the capitol. On the 10th of August these flags are to be transferred from the arsenal to these cases. Reduced Rates for Excursions. For the Fourth of July excursion tickets will be sold via the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway at fare and one-third for the round trip to any point within two hundred miles of selling' station.-r-im For the annual encampment of Sons of Veterans, TJ, S. A-» to be held at Davenport, Iowa, Aug. 20 to 24, excursion tickets will be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee & Sfc, Paul railway at tore and one-third tor tbe pound wp, Paul Spirit The qhJcagQ, MUwaukee & St, Rjilwuy company wiH run two excursions to the Spirit L»Ue CUawtau- qua on July 18 and 17, trains startin in each oaae from 'Mitchell, B. J>«, Mason pity, re&pfaing Spirit L,ake fore noon and returning ^ tlie evenin The Chautauqua prpgraiome lor J J3 embraces Ear, gam . Jooei' . tau erans 1 Day,'* with Dr. A* J, Paimef of New York City t and his great lecture, "Company D, the Die-No-Mores," said to be the greatest war lecture ever delivered; and a grand camp flre and reunion, with_promifaent old soldiers as speakers. The special train will leave Algona at if a. tn., and the fare for the rouhd trip, including admission to the Chautauqua, will be $1.75. GEO. S. HEAFFORD, G, P* and T. A, D. w. WALKER, Excursion Agent. . 15t2 ON A TSIPJTO EtTEOPE, Wesley Citizens Who Will Visit tile Country of Their Blrth-About neady to Harvest Grnln-The Tie- up Affects Shipments. WESLEY, July 10.—The Fourth passed off very quietly here. Those of our citizens who went to other towns all say they had a plesant time. Prof. Barslou and family have returned home from visiting their friends In the northern part of the county. Thos. Gray and Frank Heal will start in a couple of weeks for an extended tour through parts of Europe. Mr. Gray will visit his old home at Glasgow, Scotland, and Mr. Heal his birthplace in England. Both gentlemen have relatives living there. Mrs. Heal and her mother, Mrs. Daggett, will accompany them as far as New York and then they will go to Maine and visit their friends at their old home until they return. Thursday evening will be installation of the officers of the, Odd Fellows' lodge. D. D. G. M. Collins of Estherville will be present. Farmers are preparing to haryest their grain. Several fields of barley and rye have been cut, and by the middle of the next week the oats harvest will be on hand. , Bov. Eastman returned Monday from camp-meeting at Lake Mills. Tramps are very numerous here lately, all looking for work. Charley Jones returned from Wisconsin last Friday,-where he has been visiting his friends. Considerable wheat and oats have been coming on the market lately, but owing to the strike nothing can be shipped. Tom Gray has had a carload of fat hogs here in the yard for the past week, waiting for the road to be opened so he can ship, and E. F. Bacon has a couple of cars of fat cattle at Britt all ready to go. He has been feeding over a week on account of the tie up of the railroad. Miss Ida Cole, daughter of Dr. Cole of Britt, has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. E. Hill. W. A. Gillespie has moved his blacksmith shop south of Jones & Adams' livery barn, where he can get more room to enlarge his shop in order to handle his large and increasing trade. Geo. Frink has purchased another stock of merchandise, composed mostly of ready-made clothing and boots and shoes, and has opened up business in the Crescent store room. We hope this will not interfere with the building of the new mill that was talked of last spring. However, we wish him success in his line of business. John Longbottom has the best showing for a crop of oats and corn this season that anyone wishes to look at. We doubt if it can be beaten in the county. Anyone that has any doubts about the fertility of our soil here can have them removed by taking a look at his crop and see wjmt good farming will do. ____ Farm for Sale or Bent. I will receive bids for my 80-acre farm, in Sec. 20, Fenton township, with all improvements, until July 20, 1894. The farm will then be sold if the highest bid is satisfactory; if not, then I will lease it, and those desiring to rent should also be on hand at that time. The farm contains 80 acres, 25 acres under cultivation, the balance fenced in five pastures. Barn, 38x44; granai'y, 12x28; good wind mill, well, and all needed out-buildings. Long time will be given the purchaser if desired. HENRY BRASS. May 16—June30-37—July4 Water or No Pay. We have a new well-digging outfit, the best that Is made, and one well adapted to this section. Our long experience in making wells warrants us In guaranteeing satisfaction in all cases. FBASEB BBOS. STRAYED. From my farm two miles northwest of Bancroft, one bay mare pony, with baiter on, and had bunch on each front knee; also one bay mare colt two years old. Finder please take up and send word to either the U. D. M. office, Algona, or to the Bancroft Register. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS, Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the undersigned at Algona till 2 o'clock, Saturday, Aug. *,1884, for the erection of a school house in sub-district No. 3, lu Oresco township. The board reserves the right to reject any bid. Plans and specifications can be seen at the auditor's office. FRANK L. MILLER, Sub-director. 16t4 (P.O.Box 10.) NOTICE TO OCCUPYING CLAIMANT. STATE OF IOWA. ROSSUTH COUNTY, SS. —Fred A. Sehultz, win. Paetz, and to all whom it may concern: The commissioner annotated to view a highway petitioned for by Wai. Sohultsi, P. Kaln, and others has reported in favor of its location as follows: Beginning at a point 8 chains west of the southeast comer of Section I4- 86, 28, and running thence east on section line to within three rods of the said southeast corner of Section 14-98,28; thence south 31 degrees, 30 minutes, east to intersect the old road, and to vacate the following; Beginning 8 chains west of the northwest comer of Sec fion 34-86, 88, and running thence south 80 ----- -i, east* 50-lQO i,_e.aBt to the degrees, east < degrees, eust t highway above peM „ tlons thereto or claims for «gjMu^jjeJ#u^ auditor's, i ,Jbenoes.QUth80 tersection pf the Extravagance May He in paying too much for a thing or in paying too little. If you buy groceries for less than we ask, you'll not get as good quality-— that's poor economy. If you pay more you pay too much, because we sell the best there are. ./H .1^ Grocers/ Langdon S 3 Hudson. **"^-If you find yourself in need of 'New Carpets, Curtains, Portiers, and Draperies, Rugs, Mats, Carpet Sweepers, Curtain Poles, etc., BEMEMBEB- The Grange Store Offers you the largest assortment, the best goods, and the lowest prices. DEAD SHOT Fly Paper is the best on earth. It kills flies by the bushel. Sold only by W. J. Studley, Druggist, Algona, Iowa. Be sure and ask for DEAD SHOT. NEW STORE. Do you want to be happy? Do you want to sleep well? Do you want to live to a good old age? Then Buy Your Groceries at the New Store. James Patterson, LOANS; Having secsred the agency of the New England Loan and Trust Company, I am now prepared la m ^ the " " , flT.
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