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ESTABLISHED 1865. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, [DECEMBER 8, 1894, ITHE CHOICEST Butter, Coffee, Maple Syrup, Buckwheat, '^ are found-at the. Opera House Grocery. Latest things . . IN . . Cloaks and Capes . . AT . . Galbraith's. Now is the Time -To look for Christmas Goods I and the place to look is at A, D, McGregor's furniture store. He has a fine asscpt- I ment of Ladies' and Gents' Rockers, Din- F, • . ' ' • ting Chairs, Tables, Writing Desks, Carpet |T' 5: . |Sweepersj etc, Call and look our stock |over and get prices before buying your |Christmas present' A, D, McGregor, THE TRADE IS Coming Our Way. i Our prices will bring it, and all are surprised at the low prices that BROWNELL, The Shoe Man. is making. Our goods are thj Our Stock is the Largest, Qur Pj-ieej ths Lowest, A View of the Grose Trial at llltfiv* boldt Last Week by Oiie Wholly Disinterested. One Barnm at Humboldt Makes tfgty Threats and is Arrested—Other Notes of the Week. NEWS OF THE NORTH WEST, ha te ^ eht ' w ? a ln town Monday, Mr, UJJMUUJ. iiujuuiuuTTUOii Pleth looked ^thef conspicuous as though he was about to kill. We have noticed this quite often among the Lednard boys who come in our midst in this manheVi and would say that it creates a feeling among us that gives them a bad reputation, Boys, when you come to Germania you should net like gentle* tletrien and be men. Al. 'Adams writes lip the Grose blue sky case at Humboldt in the Independ" ent and gives the version of a disinterested spectator : On Thursday morning the criminal case of State vs. J. H, Grose was called for trial. The defendant in this case was indicted by the grand jury last term for obtaining property under false pretenses. Grose is one of the notorious "Blue Sky Note" gang of confidence men and all-around swindlers of Algona. Ho was charged with palming oil some worthless notes upon Mr. Babler, a farmer of Lake township, who parted with a valuable span of young horses on representations as to the value of the paper. The defendant, on being arraigned the first day of the term, stated to the court that he had no money to employ counsel and indicated a choice of D. F. Coyle, who was appointed by the court to conduct his defense. W. L. Smith, county attorney, for the state. Quite a number of witnesses from outside the county- were in attendance upon this case, among them the county recorders of Wright, Kossuth and Pocahontas counties, also Harvey Ingham, Mr. Starr and other persons from Algona, to testify as to the character of defendant as to truth and veracity. The jury, without very long deliberation, returned a verdict of guilty. Grose is said by those who know him to be a very smooth member of the swindling fraternity, and the evidence of the Bablor transaction would seem to warrant that conclusion. Ho is a very innocent, candid appearing man, some forty years old, and testified that he had been teaching school as his chief occupation for twenty-one years and is said to be a very good teacher. His counsel presented a motion for a new trial, which was over-ruled by the court and will probably be the basis of an appeal to the supreme court. •\Vautecl to See His Girl. An incident occurred Saturday at Humboldt which shows how small a consideration life is when feelings of the heart interfere. It is reported that C. H. Brown had forbidden one Frank Damm io come on his premises, but Frank wanted to come, and for that matter, did come for the purpose of seeing a young lady doing housework there. Saturday Damm came and Mr. Brown talked with him a few moments when the former became angry and threatened to take the lives of Mr, Brown and Frank Simmons, who were present at the time. Affairs now became active and Mr. Damm was as : sisted out of the yard by a couple of blows from the strong right arm of Frank Simmons. At this point, as the story is told by the Republican, Damm remarked'that "he'd fill their hides so full of holes that they wouldn't hold pumpkins," and it was for this remark and the action preceding that he was arrested. The examination occurred before Justice Taft, and Damm was bound over to keep the peace until the matter should go before the district court. _ _ Taken Seriously 111 at Wesley. The Reporter Bays: John Ingalls, deputy sheriff of Elmore, Minn., drove over this way yesterday in search of a man who had stolen a wagon, and when within a few miles of town he was taken seriously ill with paralysis of the muscles, and when he arrived in town appeared to be under the influence of liquor and was taken to a livery stable, As he is an Odd Fellow in good standing he asked for the brethren here, whom he found quite numerous. Dr, Kenney was summoned and-ffronoun'ced the man very sick and he was brought to the hotel, where everything possible was done for him. He is much better today and will likely be able to. return home tomorrow. The Odd Fellows are giving him every attention, Burglary at A bold robbery took place at the M. & St. L. depot at LuVerne last Friday night. The thief pried up one of the windows and gained admission to the office, then forced open the money drawer and helped himself to the con* tents— between nine and, ten dollars. The robbery occurred a little after 6 o'clock, while Mr> Scott wag at supper, and was a bold piece of work as a light was left burning in the office, The News says: Mr. Scott thinks it was borae one acquainted with the office, as there were three drawers in his desk and none of them were molested except the one the money was in, He Won't J»ry sj»e|js Mike Sandt, living three miles east Of Bancroft, had a rather painful experience Friday morning and as a QOH- sequence will Oftrry bll left hanj in a sling fop BQBje time, Ths Register gays: Mike is a great jack rabbit hun* ter; while out bunting Thursday gne of hit braes shells failed tQexplo.de. and he was examining ij in th« g raa woraiBf, t^wfr to pqrout with sw» awl, White thuj pf the perousjibo in Cntuo to Algoiin First, It seems that at Forest City the school board hftVe provided that the teachers may have a day of each term in which to visit the schools of neighboring towns.' When they returned from their Algona visit, the Summit says: 'The teachers .report a very pleasant visit with their co-workers at Algona and, of course, they enjoyed the outing hugely. The next visit will probably be to Albert Lea or Mason City, Sho Can Oo Without Him. A Corwllh citizen was seized with such an attack of gallantry last Wednesday night that ho attempted to escort another citizen's hired girl homo without first getting her consent. The girl did not take kindly to his proposition but came back to town and reported the affair, likewise the individual's name. He is keeping shady at present. A West Ho ml Creamery Record. Tom Clark, one of the orack creamery men of the state, took a tub of butter to the State Dairy mooting and got a mark of 00 out of a possible 100. The Journal says: The Diamond creamery of Jones county, got first premium on a marking of 99i, and the second was given on a marking of 98. Out of sixty entries, only twelve wont above 96 and only twenty to 95. A Now School Ijixw Question. The Fort Dodge Times says: Another point on school law is up for settlement. A sub-director, residing in Webster county, hired himself and opened school last Monday. A petition has been circulated and signed by many, if not most of the patrons of the school, asking for a change. Still Peddling w'lilskoy. L. L. Colby, the whiskey vender whose arrest at Swea City caused business in the Algona courts not long ago, was called to Fort Dodge last week to visit with the United States authorities. The Forest City Summit asks: "When will Colby learn that it is better to bo good than to be great?" Wmit a niffh School Debate. The Democrat says that the Emmetsburg scholars are not only ready but anxious to meet their neighbors in Spencer, Algona and Estherville in a literary contest. Why not? Algona can get ready. Run Over at Goriuanla. Harry Bundy, a brakeman, was run over at Germania last week Tuesday. One leg had to be amputated. Ho tripped and fell in front of a loose car, being side-tracked, and before he could get out was caught. Burned Out Near Germania. John Stark, 8 miles south east of Germania, lost his house by fire Tuesday evening. A fire was left in the stove and in some way it ignited in the wood parts of the roof catching fire and was swallowed up in flames. Whlttemoro Dogs Quarantined. Mayor Boyle has decided that dogs must be kept at home in Whittemore, as they carry disease germs in their hair. If the mayor enforces his order there will be a lot of worthless dogs disposed of in the near future, . Shot by Indians, Philip Hefley, a brother of an Emmetsburg resident, was lately shot in Arizona by Indians. Several of the herding party he belonged to were also injured. He got a bullet through his arm, Last Call. Dress Goods, 15 to 50 per cent. off. Gloves and Mitts, 30 to 60 per cent, off. Shoes, 30 to 60 per cent, off, Boys' Clothing, 30 to 40 per cent. off. Men's Odd Pants, 35 to 60 per cent, off, The odds and, ends of our at ygu.r own price, John Reed. c We have just received a new line oi Peaches, Pears, Blueberries, i" Blackberries, Raspberries, Corn, Tomatoes. Also a new line of Orockery and Glassware,; G-loyes and Mittens, s@~ "We handle the, White Swan Flour. 3- 'V. Langdon &> Hudson. •,;» .: -*• * ' <HM V'il ! t. ( t »•? f 'C & -F, }•>: v<m ' ff.y% -^'i* [J If you are needing one let us show you SOME OF OUR . NEW FRENCH COVERT CLOTHS—54 inches wide, in a variety of colorings and combinations resembling men's fine suitings. The latest thing for tailor-made suits, for $ 1.10; sold everywhere for $1.25. OR A 50-in. BLACK STORM SERGE, all wool, fine texture, fast and unfading color, for 750. OR SOME HIGH-GRADE IMPORTED HENRIETTAS, all wool, soft and lustrous, for 6oc, 7$c, and $r. Black and colors. You could duplicate the price, but not the textnre. OR FOR CHEAPER DRESSES, A new HOPSACKING, CHEVIOT, CASHMERE, ' and FANCY SUITINGS in a variety of styles and prices. We'll be glad to show you any or all. Our determination to give the greatest excellence- far the least money is well known, . . . • . The Grange Store. Hustle / s DrugStore. Ask for Snowatilla. Only 25c.- Great Bargains At the New For the Next Thirty Days; I have the finest line of crockery that has ever been in Al» gona, I think I can suit the most fastidious, It will pay- every person in Kossuth county to call, Now is the tirnstQ buy your holiday goods, I carry a large line of groceries', at prices to suit the hard times, I have a car of fine New Yorii apples, Now is the time to put in your winter stock beforj prices go up, Thanking you for past favors, I am, ; Respectfully, 3V t FARM LOAN "^f-i ( 1 f >,v?t , J\, \- ^f£^ ' ^- ^ V -.il- f\ ^, ,?^% ' ii w ; fV 1 i ' si-Mi'