"*•. ->~*i"/.<. ,. j*" "ft, ' t-,,; We will give away El«t Llady's or f Gent's, ',*! $?? ' , Ifp the person guessing ' 5 f . ' the nearest to the num- Lber of people who will I', Center our store the day before Christmas, Come In. ?ee the new goods and register your guess, TBfflK THEY BAYS Hfc MfeSiflg Gottlieb SclineHe Thoti£ht to be at Pi jdif8tt6, Miiih,-Ef fhe G«<tef fcapids Repubneaft (Mvta tiitt Details tfcgttdtfif thfe A»6&t 6f Miss Nothlfig hew lifts developed in the Sohuerle case except that Mr< Chris* chllles thinks he liiis a clue trt the lost Gottlieb, who is reputed to be Iff Pipe- Btoae, Minn., and who IB expected in Aigofia in a couple of weeks— as soon as he can get enough money to 4 pay his oaf fare. The whole stofy of the Codat* Rapids end of the affair tbgeiher with a letter frotn Thos. fii Lantry is thus given In the Cedar Rapids Republican: One evening last week aboutSo'clock Miss Elizabeth Statny, a maiden lady about 45 years old, who owns a nice home at 613 Second street west, and who has in her wardrobe the most ele* gant dresses, appeared at .the registry window at the postbfflce dressed in men's clothes and presenting a notice addressed to Gottlieb Schuerle, claimed she' was that personage and asked for the registered letter that was in the office for that gentleman. On being questioned she said the letter was from the Algona State bank. Postmaster Charles had received a letter from the postmaster at Algona requesting that the letter be given to none other than the one to whom it was addressed, and being somewhat in doubt refused to turn the letter Over. The arrest of the woman followed and she has been held at the police station until yesterday morning when she was arraigned before United States Commissioner Stewart on the charge of receiving, opening and destroying letters addressed to others, and was held to await the action of the federal grand jury in the sum of $300. She furnished bail and was released. Postmaster Charles notified the Algona people of what happened immediately following the arrest of Miss Stamy and yesterday heard from them. As predicted in the Republican this letter explains Miss Stamy 's motive for attempting to get the registered letter by Impersonating Gottlieb Schuerle - and shows that she was working a very smooth game and one that might have worked. The letter is as follows: ALGONA, Iowa, Dec. 2, 1895.— Alex. Charles, Esq., Cedar Rapids, Iowa — Dear Sir: Yours of the 30th ult. referring to the Gottlieb Sohuerle registered letter which we sent, will say. It was sent by request of Theo. Chrlschilles of this place. Some time ago this Gottlieb Schuerle gave power of attorney to Mr, Chrischilles to secure for ' him an inheritance left him by his mother in Germany. Since that time Mr. Chris- chilles has learned of Mr. Schuerle's father's death, which will entitle the young man to an increase in his inheritance. This happened sometime 1'ast summer, in June I. think. At that time this Gottlieb Schuerle disappeared and Mr. Chrischilles has been looking for him ever since. Some time ago he had a notice published in the papers saying that there was $10,000 left to this Schuerle and that the money was in one of the Algona banks, which was not so, but he thought in this way to find his man. About a month ago we received a letter from this party in Cedar Rapids representing himself to be Gottlieb Schuerle and asking that . the money be forwarded to him at the ad•dress given by the registered letter. We handed that letter to' Mr, Chris- chilles and he answered it but never heard from it again, A few days ago we received another letter from the same party still claiming the money, So with Mr. Chrischilles* consent we sent the registered letter which you have with the request that the party be watched, suspecting him to be a fraud. If you can learn from this party what they know of Gottlieb Schuerle, if anything, and in that way find him, -you will do a favor. Mr. Chrischilles fears that the young man has met with foul play somewhere. He was at Wesley, a iittlervillage about ten miles from here, when last Heard from. If you learn anything please let us know about it, and if we can be of any assistance to you we will do all that we can. Respectful* ly, T, H, LANTBY, Cashier, Clieap Excursions to tl>e On Deo, 31, 1895, the Northwestern line will sell excursion tickets at very low rates to a large number of points in Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Indian Territory, NOT the largest or costliest line, but something you all want and c«n afford In nice china, lamps, and glassware at the Opera House Grocery. CLOTHING, overcoats, fur coats, underwear, caps, gloves, mitts, at a discount at GOEDEKS.' FOR SALE— A house and .two lots on West McGregor street. Inquire of P. H. Vesper. -20tf A GOOD Beatty organ for sale Or to trade for a bicycle. Inquire at this office.— 17tf TOR, xexRB, ana Ani6rSS; ' 1fof ftfid full Ififormftttott apply tb — ,* NortH^sterh * " ,1 have unlimited money lo loan on make a specialty ot collecilotis. Cloud & Haggard. MOhe?. 1 fttt Ittahtetf ffiOney Oft fatm tdttds at sin per cent, interest* Only & snail charge will be fflftde for procuring 'this cheap ifidhey. The boffower cats have the privilege of payiflg off all 6r afiy part of his mortgage at the time of pay* [tiff interest. - ,J» J» tt¥AM, Offlfie o^ttheosfllfceAlgidfaft, lewa. Farm Loans at a per Cent. And the expenses of making the loan can he paid at option of the borrower. Interest payable annually unless otherwise preferred. The loan can be paid in whole or in part at any Interest date. HOX1E ife BtttJNSON, No Agents. AH persons—especially dealers—are hereby cautioned to allow no one except members 6f my family to trade on my account without a written 'order from mo, as I will not pay one cent charged againt me, no matter what the pretense, except as above. AMBROSE A. CALL. December 10,1805. 38t2 A Nidi! line of fruits. 38t2 LANQDON & HUDSON, THREE good cutters for 1 sale. quire of F. W. Waterhouse.-86t2 In- Lost. A child's white Angora cape or collar, between Baptist church and F. S. Norton's home, Sunday night. Please leave at Norton's lumber office. THE WEEK'S MEETINGS. The Ladies' Aid society of Irvington will hold a fair in the church on Dec. 14, afternoon and evening, for the sale of fancy articles suitable for Xmas gifts. Railroad lunch served. Prof. Gilchrlst will, preach at the Methodist, church Sunday morning, and the W. H. M. S. will have a sor- vice in the evening. Rev. Southwell preaches at Burt, holding quarterly meeting for Elder Black, who is unable to leave his family. Prof. J. B. Rice will begin a series of meetings next Wednesday evening, Dec. 18, in the Swedish M. E. church. This gospel effort should enlist the warm sympathy and hearty co-operation of everyone who is a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ. A most hearty Invitation is given to all to join in these services. ^^_ Mulllcu. & Olmstodt's Foundry. About as busy a place as there is in Algona is Mulllca &Ohnstedt's foundry and machine shop. They have a complete outfit of machinery and are working night and day. Mr. Mullica is the machinist who was sent to Europe by the Stevens Threshing Machine company to set up sixteen engines and outfits they had sold abroad, and Mr. Ohn- stedt is an'expert worker in iron. -Anybody who has anything that he wants done in first-class style should call on them, Casii for Poultry, We will pay cash for poultry on and after Deo. 2, at the Northwestern depot creamery, in Algona, 3712 BELTON & REED. FOUR hundred boxes ice wool at 12ic a box at Goeders.' 8712 MONEY to loan on long or short time. Apply to GEO, C, CALL. ALL kinds of fancy baking for parties at the City Bakery.^34 SHOES! Men's, women's, and children's shoes and overshoes cheap during December at JNO. GOEDERS.' When you Are on the Look Look In .,., Santa • Clans In Holiday Goods at"''" " '" ",/,.,f&2||i -."••' - -^v^ni , Studley's PHarii^ Cbwl'e.' Block, Algohd, I^a^!^^ ^>'.'<->'<'•&&$$ , •-, |^^^ ,; Ff\ID ON TIME, DEPOSITS. • • > ' • A New Propositioti. 1^1 ' , • • ;•; ." • • • I offer to those who have money lying, idle a. that money earn you something until you want to use £t r Until further notice I will pay six per cent, interest on all time deposits/. , . -OEO. . ' j -1 Money to loan on first mortgages, second mortgages, and good collateral.; -,% ' _____ _ . _ ; _ . _ ' Great Reduction In Tlmo. , more the Northwestern line has reduced the time of its trans-continent- al trains, and the journey from Chicaro to California via this popular route is now made in the marvellously short time of three days. Palace drawing- room sleeping cars leave Chicago daily and run through to San Francisco and Los Angeles without change, and all meals en route are served on the dining cars. Daily tourist sleeping carservice is maintained by this line between Chicago and San Francisco and Los Angeles, completely equipped berths in upholstered tourist sleepers being furnished at a cost of only $6 each from Chicago to the Pacific coast. For detailed information concerning rates, routes, etc., apply to ticket agents Chicago & Northwestern railway.-35t4 IN addition to a large assortment of popular styles In judles' jackets we are showing a big line of misses' and children's garments. Galbraith & Co. ALL winter goods will be sold cheap for 30 days at Goeders.' Good Oil. I have made arrangements whereby t can furnish the best oil made to all customers desiring it. 8712 JAMBS PATTERSON. BOWYER Wants it remembered that- ;'',.}^1 . , •'iY-'Si n- 'AM " V '^ WE can supply your wants for that Xmas dinner. • WALKER BKOS. SWEET cider. ; Langdon & Hudson. OYSTERS—standard and select—In bulk, at the City Bakery.-Sl _^ CLOAKS, cloaks, cloaks, cloaks! Capes, capes, capes! by the wholesale at Galbraith's. ORIOLE prunes. Very fine. Opera House Grocery. JUST arrived this morning at Galbraith's, something for the children in the line of cloaks and jackets,, WAIT for our great ribbon sale, commencing Monday, Deo. 9. 3712 JNO, GOEDERS, JUST arrived, two cars of the finest apples, at James Patterson's, Money Saved, without a doubt, by buying your groceries of Anderson & Stebbins, south of the court house. MACKINTOSHES in single and double texture, lined and unlined, all colors and sizes, at Galbraith's, Holiday For the Christmas and New Year holidays excursion tickets will be sold by the Chicago, Milwaukee & Sfc, Paul to stations within a distance of 200 miles from selling stations, p,t one fwe and one-third for the round trip, seli» jng Dec. 24, 25, and 31, J895, and Jan, J, J896. The State University OF THE SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS t . * * * ' Will fygtn the war On SmQw&w $, He has the largest stock elry, Watches, and Clocks; brought to Algona. , ^ He has been in the business 17 years, and knows the of the people. . -,/,'; : V 4';!;;!| The quality of his goods are j' as represented. / For Holiday Presents i He is showing elegant things in ling Silver Novelties and Cut Glassy'all! of which will go at hard-times prices, r, 1 ;! Two new cases of plated ware. E. G. BOWYER, Jewfele^^ The largest stock of ,/ • *" \ffsa ' ' '-, , ?> 4'i'if^ Ever brought to Algona, to ^ Quality wa prices tiosou Com© early Tha "
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