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-."- ...... v r -»S» M01K18J ALSONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANtlAHY 16, 1806, CHERRY Pectoral For Colds and Coughs RECEIVED MEDAL and DIPLOMA At tHl * World's FAIR. Ctf ¥ FINANCIAL, Kossuth County State Bank CAPITAL ...... , ......... ., . ..., ....... 860,OOC Incorporated under gorieral laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collec tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to or from the old countries sold atlowest rates. WM. H. INGHAM. ....... . ........... President J. B, JONES..,.. ....... ......... Vleo 1'rantdeut LEWIS H. SMITH... ................... Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Ingham, John Q. Smith, J. B-Jones, T. Ohrischllles, Lewis H. Smith, J W, Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. The First National Bank CAPITAL,. .. ........... ...... ....$50,000 Special attention given to collections. AMBROSE A. CALL..... ............ President B. H, HDTCHINS . ............. Vice President WM. K. FERGUSON ................... Cashier 0. D, SMITH ..................... Asst. Cabhier Directors-D. H. Hutchlns, S. A. Ferguson, PW-llP Dorweiler, W, F. Carter, Ambrose A. Call, B. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security. CASH CAPITAL, 150,000. '' ALQONA., IOWA.. Officers ana Directors— A. D. Clarke, President, O. 0. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbrafth, Pred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos, F. Cooke. General Banking. PRIVATE BA.FETZ DEPOSIT VAULTS. EP"Interest paid on time deposits. PROFESSIONAL. •V^N^V^^N^-^^^rxXN^^O^-N^-s^-v^^ CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LA W. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. Agricultural meeting Monday. Df. Murphy, oculist, Tuesday, Jan. 29. • the Catholic church nt Bancroft will be enlarged, Algeria pays one-seventh of the taxes of the county. Supper at the Congregational church tomorrow evening, .Samuel Mayfie is president of the Bancroft opera house company. dhaplain Cole's lecture at Bancroft netted $38,25 for the soldiers' relief* The W, H, M. S. will meet with Mrs, Brdwfiell at 8 p. tn., Thursday, Jnn, 1?, Dr, Murphy, the oculist, was in,, town yesterday and reported a good business. Dr. Morse has, moved to his new offices in the Gllinore block, and has a pleasant place. The Amateur Musical club will meet Thursday evening at 7:30 sharp, with Mrs. S. D. Hamilton, A most sensational occurrence is reported by C. M. Doxeee this week in his advertising space. The charity ball begins at 8 o'clock, promptly. A grand march is on the programme for a starter. C. H. Blossom has 35 men picking poultry and has shipped six car loads of dressed poultry already. The showing of the Kossuth County State bank published this week speaks for its sound financial condition. All the Minneapolis papers speak in high terms of the Metropolitans, who sang there in December, a month ago. Everyone is invited to the special services at the Baptist church. Song service and preaching every evening at 7:30. Let us have a wolf hunt and elect young Mr. Paxson captain. He seems to be entitled to the belt as a wolf hunter. Geo. S. Bliss writes to the Bancroft Register that crops in the Elkhorn valley in Nebraska were better than in Kossuth last year. It is reported that Mrs. Cal. Barrick cannot survive her cyclone injuries. She was struck in the back by a stove and partly paralyzed. The opera Saturday evening will be one of the events of the winter. Both parts are standard and the company will give them in good style. Come out Monday to the county fair meeting and help get the grounds en be up Was married to her in order to be Carr coming from fess Moines to abt position to db Jnofe fof feef. She ia still in a very weak condition although improving. in a letter to W. P. Jones, Fred Bartlett states that he has been admitted to practice ifl Texas and the firm name is given as Chambers & Bartlett, 293 Main street, Dallas. F>ed has made thorough preparation for the law practice and will make a big sue* cess. Auctioneer Maggard objects to hav- ing'people advertise sales for him before they see him, as they are getting their dates in conflict. He says he has had more sales in January than he ever had before, and that all who want his services should secure dates before they get out bills, The ladies of the reading room will meet with Mrs. W. H. Ingham Friday at 3 o'clock. Miss Jordan will read a paper—a review of American literature —and Mrs. Vincent will discuss New England scenery. All ladies interested in the reading room are cordially invited to this meeting. The Swea City Herald comes this week and Mrs. Cora E. Ellis is editor and publisher instead of her husband announced, writer, and a Mrs. Ellis i& a good practical printer, and E; H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Opera House block. S. S. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Prompt collections. Money to loan on chattel security. Over ChriaohiUes' store. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND, Collections a specialty. Office In Gardner Cowles' new building. larged to accommodate the crowds that are going to attend this fall. The annual meeting of the Library association was postponed to Thursday evening, at 8 o'clock, at the reading room. All are invited to attend. A couple of state university graduates were in Algona last week considering locating to practice law. One was a class-mate of Miss Jessamine Jones. A light snow, but otherwise most genial winter weather again. It is getting near enough spring for farmers to worry for fear it will open too dry. Chubb Bros, sold 100 steers to Col. Gregory of Illinois last week. They were driven to West Bend to load," as the Burlington took them to their des- her first paper ranks up at the head of the row among county papers. This is the tenth in Kossuth. We wish it good luck. , Ernest Bacon got quite a souvenir while attending the funeral of his father in Illinois. Among the family possessions was an old coin dated 1746, in the reign of George II, bearing that monarch's physiognomy on one side. He announced that the finder was entitled to the money and put it in his pocket. Owing to the storm Saturday the attendance at the county agricultural society meeting was slight and the meeting was adjourned until next Monday afternoon, Jan. 21, at 1 o'clock. This is an important meeting as the matter of buying the land north' of the. present fair grounds is to be decided. Every farmer should come out. A big trade was made last week by which John Goeders turned off goods commissioner. County Attorney Wood appeared fof Corttith and GeO. E. Clarke for the township. Corwlth wanted a share of tho ta&68 paid by the territory adjudged to belong to its independent district. Judge Carr decided thatCoi'with was fiot entitled to any pat-t of the c'ontingeat Or teachers' fund as there are no schools in the territory. Mr. Clarke consented tb theft 4 taking all the remaihg tax which ainoUhted to $38.00, a hot, very heavy sum for so much contention. The Omaha Bee says that Nebraska cat! care for her" own needy, and the Sioux City Journal, tfhicli has ftebras* ka fof part of its territory, says that Until the legislature which is in sessi6n does something td inform the public officially as to the needs, a reasonable caution may well be exercised. Ever since Algona sent $600 to Pomeroy, but failed to take Up any collection for the Kossuth sufferers, We have had a suspicion of "fad" benevolences. All the papers over the country report big relief plans for Nebraska, and yet the state of Nebraska has done nothing officially, and in the eastern part they BOOTS AND SHOES. WORTH OF BOOTS AND SHOES -!- At 25 per cent, Discount, tination. A number of .Algona Odd Fellows SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-FerRuson bljck, GEO, R. CLOUD, [Successor to W, B. Quarton,] Attorney and Counsellor at Law, A1XJOHA, IQWA. OfOce over Kogsuth County State Bank. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, _ Algona, Iowa. L, K. GARFIELD, M. p., PBY8JCIAN AND SURGEON. Offloe, State St., one dppr east of Cordlngley, Residence, McGregor St., east of the * , ., public sotiool building, g, WeQQY, M, p., AND BURGEON, Sjpegial attention to city practice. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, ; Algona, J, M. PRIPB, M. R,, if f £Y*r JB°> Speders' store, 041 gtate Street. ____________ went to Wesley to help in a public in stallation. They say that they were most cordially received and that Wesley did things about right. Samuel Benjamin was put In as poor commissioner again by the board, al> though he almost refused point blank to take it. He says he ia helping 10 families in Algona with fuel and food, Lotts Creek comes up with another splendid showing for Kossuth county cows. With such reports for 1894 there is no reason why Koasuth should not be considered the banner county, Over in Cresco the people are active in securing aid for the Nebraska sufferers, Clothing, money and provisions have been brought to Mrs. A. E. Putton by a lot of people there and in Irvington. l The Republican's new year illustrations will be issued during the spring as soon as pictures cab be got which its press will print, We have not learned what success second loj,— Kate Smith's concert at *.„, repeated next Tuesday night, It was a it is having with its will be great musical 9iwoe8s last week, but caroeontbe stormy night. She and Maud go to Pes Moineg after that to take a further course O f study. Peter Bowen, who Uves on the old Wheelook farm in Iryington, hurt arm one flay i^ week b§en in a helpiegs Qontlition. His brain is affected and he is laJlfng, tors are pu??ilea to fenow ef from his store for a half section of land near Edgerton, Minn., valued at $7,500. It took three days to select the goods, and when they were out no one could tell that anything had been taken from the store. John carries a big stock. Mr. McManis, the purchaser, takes the goods to Edgerton. Tomorrow evening the annual charity ball is to be held at the courthouse, the Marshalltown orchestra furnishing the music. The room is being handsomely decorated and refreshments will be served in the sheriff's and superintendent's offices. Tickets have been Bold, to Insure a big addition to the relief corps fund. It will be the social event of the winter. Dr. Sayers found a grade Jersey cow on the Ingham farm suffering from a marked case of tuberculosis, and shot her Monday. An investigation of the whole herd will be made at once and all symptoms rooted out. All dairymen should have their cows tested. This disease is the most dangerous there is among cows. This is the first case found in the county. Sheriff Samson went up to Germania Friday and caught a barrel of beer in bottles, two four gallon kegs and • one eight gallon keg. Steve Nolon, who was in jail the week before for a drunken .brawl in Germania, was in charge but got out of the door before he was caught and hue since left the country. 'Squire Clarke hes the beer in his court and it will be promptly' spilled. Judge Carr shook hands with several old friends while in Algona last week. He says that the new firm ha* been having great success in Des Moines for beginners, They represent Lafe Young and the Capital in a libel suit that is attracting attention among newspaper men, have two personal injury cases and a Jot of other litigation, besides work in Clay and other counties, He feels no doubt that they will soon gain a paying practice, Those who read the expenses of the county by cyclone sufferers will note that no money was paid for services except to one nurse and in three cases for boarding sufferers, The members of the hoard and of the relief corps re> oeived nothing for their work and time. The public should thank them as they deserve for their travelling about the country, buying supplies, anil Arranging to meet the needs of all, re* quired a great expenditure of time ana labor, One of the leading cltisens of anejgb* boring tpwn was in our offlp.e Saturday discussing bow he, wig f to> one pj the Other tQW8 pjpjrs,,' He had, paid, H and ordered & stopped once, hut with out avail, iqd had now pajd up a more pojittYs «? to fcaOT yrbat merits p he. h ap bi| claim to have better crops than anywhere in neighboring states. Charley Quick came home Thursday from a big tour of the United States. When ho left Algona he went east .and worked as cigar maker in Boston. Then he came to Illinois and then went to Texas and then to California. He says he couldn't get a job on the coast and so joined Frye's array and came over with them. At one time down in the desert they went 60 hours without anything to eat. When he reached St. Louis he retired as a soldier and went to work again. He comes now from the eastern cities. He says he will go east again in the spring, and at present he is in Warehouse's factory at work. Most of the men who came with Frye belonged in the east and came over as he did simply to get home. THE UPPER DEB MOINES three weeks ago published a letter from a farmer's wife protesting against the sale of dead hogs infected with cholera. Since then the Iowa Homestead, in replly to a correspondent, publishes the Iowa law on the question. A single sentence gives the gist: " All traffic in swine which have died of the swine plague, or hog cholera, or from any other infectious or contagious diseases, is hereby prohibited, and it shall bo unlairful for any person to haul in any vehicle or public conveyance any dead hogs which have so died, or are known to be affected with such diseases, upon any public road or highway, or upon any enclosure other than that upon which said hogs have died." Any one violating this statute is liable to a fine of $100 for each offense. A county paper gives notice to its patrons: "Your taxes are payable at the- State bank." This is misleading. All taxes are payable at the county treasurer's office. People living in outside townships can have their local banks pay their taxes for them but the taxes are not paid till the money is in the treasurer's office and the receipt made for them. The way for every tax payer who can, is to come to the treasurer's office and get his own receipt. Then he knows just what he is doing. But if he cannot do this, then he is at liberty to send any banker or other agent he sees fit,' Banks very often greatly accommodate their patrons by paying taxes for them. But taxes in Kossuth are not payable at banks, and no tax payer has paid his taxes until the money is in the treasurer's hands and a receipt issued by him, The Minneapolis Tribune of December 16 last says of the opera company for Saturday evening: "The Metropolitans have many points in their favor. Arthur Donaldson has been seen in Minneapolis enough previously to have shown his ability, He is clever if given proper opportunities, As a singer he is undoubtedly meritorious, and has established a reputation here which will stand him well, Miss Katherine MaoNeill, a contralto hitherto unknown here, made a pleasing impression. Her yoioe is very agreeable in quality, rich and clear in the lower register, Miss MaoJTeiH has consldera* We qwiet comedy ability to assist her. Miss Wolcott has the materials within to evolve a truly great prima donna, She sings with ease, confidence an4 expression; is ready in attack, artistic in execution, and possesses beside a felicity of control and lightness and airi' ness of tone that is bU-aUke and oapti* vating," Money, J have unlimited money to loan OB long or short time, Shoes for ttien, Worttefi, and children. Afctits and Rubbers of all kinds; Felt Boots arid (German Socks. Nicest thing you ever saw to keep your pants out of the mud, . > t , , WE GIVE A PAIR of these with every $3 cash sale of goods, 4 A fine lot of CHRISTMAS SLIPPERS. Call and rfp* t-,i-iVoc ^ofnfo tsHtMHrr Yours for business, B, H. AMDEBSOH, prices before buying STATE STREET, Irvington, Iowa, Is the place to buy your goods, Our expenses alre as low as any place in the northwest, consequently we will not be undersold. G-raimlated Sugar, per hundred, . . $4.35 22 pounds Granulated Sugar for . . 1.00 23 pounds "C" Sugar ior . . . . 1.00 Anything not in stock we will be pleased to order for any customer. COME AND SEE US. J. B. & C. J: BUTTON. C. L. LUND. _ J. J nvA.fi [Successors to 0. L. Lund— Established 1880.] REAL ESTATE DEALERS We wish to announce to the readers.of THK,UPPBB PBS MOINKS that we have. extraordinary facilities for the selling of farms and unimproved lands in northern Iowa, and we invite all who wishto disposed their property to can on us at our office in Algona, or to- correspond with us. EB^As soon as spring opens we have a largo number of customers from the eastern states who are ready to-come out and secure a piece of Iowa soil at reasonable rates. We believe in fair dealing, and if you want to sell your property don't waste any time in listine it with us. Yours respectfully, •• LUND &• RYAN California in 3! Days. V Without change, pf- cars. All meals served . in diining cars. r -44i Palace draiwing-Fporh ; :^leeping cars and tourist sleepers are •run throughtto San Francisco without change, with annex sleeping cairs to Los Angeles, leaving Chicago daily via ^Northwestern lane. Variable route tourist tickets to California and the Haealth and pleasure resorts of the south on sale at Detailed information can be obtained upon application to agent Chicago & Northwestern Railway. M. P. HAGGAKD. O. V. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.; Abstracts, Real Estate, AN y Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. A New Harness Shop. S. P. CKRISTENSEN Hasi opened a hajwess shop in the front room of his Hverjr barn, and keeps on hand Harness, Blankets, Robes, aijd everything m the jj ne of horse clott- ink. Go and Bee'Wm for goods JnWs line. mil exchange harness for fresh cows and ) repairing of DB, fc, A, SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines, FuH assortment always on hand of drugs, med- ciws, and pure Hquora for me®cJe»l ' purposes pnly •*-* B»y the nj at the U ana get fee »P6$ apprpv LEGAL. •*"*-'*«-«.^»^- s ^v^- s- ORIGINAL NOTICE. the rate of e: 30th day of , CQUlTl hmifln in AlMAn>^ J« *»»,» - - rT*TF» **6^_5J con on. 40t4 Attorney for Plaintiffs ORIGINAL NOTICE. COB! Tr* *WT« Y4*V*W 4^ D.OW QA derif pf WJietrP , Iowa, a j»Mlon pf ^M?4» fiSfflpioim.