THE tJWIK BIS MOIHE8; ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MABQH ei M' BARGAINS IN ALL KINDS OF ik LAMPS Until'-April 1st I will give 20 per cent. Discount. Now is the time to buy your lamps. James Patterson. No. 8 Cowles Block. E, & F. Goflfh Core Will stop Your Coughing, , $I.OO. 3. & F. Drug Store EHLERS & FALKENHAINER, Deutsche Apotheker. J, H, FINGER, Prop'r, Best of service at all hours. Private dining room if desired. Fine Cigars and © Confectionery Our Specialty: SUNDAY DINNERS, 250. |3?"A11 kinds of lunches on short notice. Call and see me. Motto: "To Please." J. H. FINGER, Boston Block. Proprietor. •JJ. P. HAGGAHD. G, F. PEEK Haggard & Peek, [Successors to Jones & Smith.] Abstracts, Real Collections, ALGONA, IOWA. Post office jailor Shop. " & fine toe pi suitings for flprtag and summer i'£ap just arrive*. Come and take your choice. M PJJIW? Sui.ts a Specialty. '' Bf pairing neatly dpne. HANSON! Aig<w, J. Doxsee, %$$i"4tw •*• &* w^>'vh; • - wwmm$mtM$m*'.m<}> People who know a good thing when they see it will appreciate the Fine Millinery Stock now in and being daily shown to admiring patrons by Matson & McCall. We can't tell you all about it in an "ad."—you must see it for yourself. We have the Latest in Everything, LEGAL NOTICES. State of Xo-wa.. OFFICE OF AUDITOR OF STATE. ANNUAL CERTIFICATE, [For publication.] DBS MOINES, Iowa, March 22, 1807. Whereas, The National-Standard Insurance company, located at New York, In the state of New York, has filed in this office a sworn statement of Its condition on the thirty first day of December, 1806, In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 4, Title 0, of the Code of Iowa, A. D. 1873, and amendments thereto, relating to Insurance companies; and whereas, said statement shows that said Insurance company has complied with the laws of this state relating to insurance. Therefore, In pursuance of law, I, 0. G. McCarthy, auditor of state, do hereby certify that said insurance company Is authorized to transact the business of fire Insurance In the state, by agents properly appointed and authorized to acknowledge service of process for and on , ,, J until the thirty-first day of January, A. D. 4-oUot I further certify that the statement shows— 1st. The actual amount of paid up capital of said company, Dec, 31, 1806, to be ....... ,,..,..,.,. 8300,000 00 Sd. The aggregate amount of the assets of saia company, pec. 31, 1808, to be ........ ..„,.. ", , . . .*. 588,843 70 3d..The aggregate ' ,,..rr i' bliltles of said company, including tbe amount required to safely re-insure all outstanding risks. Pep, 8X, 1808, to be,...T." 351.X88 06 r.1l flthA orrrr*i£*rfa+a Intnmn fit n ..U * ;ate Income of saifl 4tR, , wmpan/fdrtJiey^r ii8fl'to"6e 318,887 SJ 5th. tb/aggregate expenaitwes o|, saw company fof the year ippgto fee.,*.,.",.,, ,,,.,.. 101,68627 In testimony whereof I have hereunto sup- JT'l ^,~~..'," 0|w r "bir """ """ ° "" """•""•• BT4S8 ft? 1QF.4 .BQfHIiTO QQUHW, SB, ftMB CARDS. CHICAGO, MttWAtJKEE ft St. PAtJL. t/ocAi. «u»s iiritsi. No. 1 departs»t No.3 depart* at 4:01pm Freights that carry passengers-^No. 9ST departs at 12:05 pin No.71 departs at 6:33pm No.6S departs at 8:20pin TBAINS EAST. No. 2 departs at 10:37am No.4 departs at 6:33pm Freight* that carry passengers- No. 7ff departs at 8:20pm No.94 departs at 2:05pm R. F. HBDBICK, Agent. CHICAGO 4 NORTHWESTERN. South- Freight 7:10a m Pass 8:04 am Mixed l:12pin Mixed 8:00pm North- Mixed 7:10 am Freight 11:25 am Pass 2:49 p m Mixed 10:47 pm P. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. Dr. Preston Monday, April 12. Hear the poet scout tomorrow evening, Supper at Congregational church tomorrow evening. Lots of fish are being speared at the mill. Is spearing fish lawful? F. A. Wartman is home from Drake Medical college for the summer. Company F got a rating of 77 on inspection. That is a good average. H. L. Kimball's home is happier on account of a little girl since Friday. Rev. Sinclair collected enough money last week to put carpets in the church. Lots of wheat will be put in this spring. Planting cows is a surer in vestment. The roads have dried quickly, the high water is gone, and a dry season is as likely as not. J. W. Wads worth was at a big stock sale in Webster City yesterday to buy some more Block. The Methodists enjoyed a reception at the Gardner Cowles' home last Thursday evening. The Rankin temperance meetings begin next Wednesday evening instead of Sunday as planned. W. J. Brunson was down from Seneca last week. He says all they want is a railroad to be a big city. S. D. Drake has bought the W. W. Johnson property. He will refit the bouse and occupy it awhile. Jo. Louck of Whittemore has gone insane. His frenzy was manifested in a violent attack on his wife. Wesley Lamson's home rejoices in a big boy since Saturday, and Robt. Henderson is again a grandpa. The Presbyterians will serve dinner and supper at the Grange hall on Thursday, April 1, for 15 cents. Dr. Morse and G. F. Peek got up at 3 o'clock Saturday morning, went to Rice's bridge, and bagged a couple of geese. Capt. Jack Crawford will talk to the boys and girls at 3:30 this afternoon, at the Congregational church. Admission free. Jas. A. Orr is repainting and papering the P. Kain house throughout. Mr, Kain will have one of the finest homes in Algona. Peter Kriethe is planning to build in Burt or on the farm, and take life a little easier. He and his good wife have earned a vacation. There will be a social given by the Ladies Aid society at the home of Mrs. Fred. Fuller on Friday evening at 7:30. All are cordially invited. A neighboring paper says J. J. Ryan's gubernatorial chances were washed away in the recent flood. J. J, will have a word to say about that. Supervisor Smith has all the Algona bridges in repair. The iron bridge north of the mill came nearest to going out. The piling is in bad shape. Capt. Jack Crawford lectures at the Congregational church tomorrow and Friday evenings for the G. A. R. relief fund. He is unexcelled as an entertainer. Spencer sent 10 to hear Shore Acres. The Reporter says: They report a good time, a fine play, and everything lovely except a train three hours late to get home on. Col. Cooke is arranging for the coming rifle practice on the state range in June. Dr. Morse will attend as surgeon and four will be detailed from Company F to shoot, The Congregatjonalists expect to entertain 250 delegates the third week in May at the state meeting. Now IB a good time to be cleaning up (Spare rooms and fatting the poultry, The city has some good officials in Marshal Horan, Street Commissioner Carlon, and Clerk Donahoo. If the new council do as well all along the line they will be entitled to a vote of confidence, Henry Merrifield has a town named for him down in County I, Indian Territory. Mrs, Merrifield writes; " We.like it here and are doing well," Henry is proprietor of the Merrifield Hack Line» T. H, Conner bas moved his household effects to tbe Fred Dormoy place, S,.,A- Thompson has moved to the Stough house, and J. L, Donahoo will occupy the Thpmpspn house, which be has bought. • The Spencer News says pf Rev. Sin* olair's visit: He preached two scholar' ly. thoughtful, earnest and encouraging sermons. Such a man, in whatever community be may live, is a powerful influence fpr good, A. P. P»Uey gets tbe contract to sink tbe old city well, Be is to put it 190 feel deep for $330, If be fails to reach thj| 4epth be geia nothing. If he hai? to go, jfurtber be gets $S a foot. He has *- wp.rk already. Mr. Indian ., jtoerof been a.n in- history, Jt and were in default. They are said to! be amply responsible, and will have some trouble in getting rid of Mr. Halsev. Like the Chicago firm. they had failed to report the sale 6f the Halsey hay as it actually occurred, and were held responsible for the shortage, During the remainder of Lent^divine service will be held at the Episcopal church as follows: Sundays, 7:30 a. m., 11 a. m., 7:30 p. m, Fridays, Y:30 p. m. Services at the Fraser school house at 3 p. m. All are cordially invited. The county board meets next week and the county physicians likewise. The doctors have invited the board to meet with them and discuss the county doctoring. The board will doubtless inspect the bids first and see how they look. Clark Coffen had a chilly experience in the river east of Burt. He was helping chain the bridge to a tree to keep it from floating off when the boat he was in upset. He swam quite a ways, and the Monitor says was well satisfied to get out. The program at the Woman's Library Aid society Friday afternoon will be a paper by Mrs. L. H. Smith, subject, " London the Metropolis," and a reading by Mrs. Minnie Drake. Quotations from Shakespeare. A good attendance of members is desired at the business meeting. Geo. W. Hanna has had to put up on a bond he signed for the postmaster at Hanna station. The postmaster was a democrat and the News says it can see why the Courier is willing to stand a cut in salaries if all its political associates get republican bondsmen and fix them the same way. Otto Falkenhainer saw our Shore Acres company in Dubuque. It gave good satisfaction. In Des Moines the Mail and Times indulges in the following roast: "The company playing it through the vrest this year is as a whole entirely incapable of interpreting tbe roles entrusted to their care." Rer. S. P. Marsh, -who is DOW at Rock Rapids, sends us a circular announcing a course of illustrated lectures to be given by him at that place. He talks on Napoleon. Spnrgeon, Wes- les, Chicago, and slum life in the cities. That is a wide range. Rev. Marsh ought to come to Algona with his course. M. Stephens has traded a lot of lane in Emmet county for a $10,000 stock o goods in Minneapolis. He will move them at once to Lake Chrystal, Minn., where he has a fine brick store rented and where E. G. Ball will take charge Mr. Stephens will give part of his time to the business and Earl may eventually go up. Prof. C. A. Eadie of Eagle Grove,, for several years the successful manager of the band carnivals, was in town Saturday to talk with the county fair amusement committee about making the carnival an attraction for the extra day. Tbe committee will decide Satur day and make due announcement. If a carnival is within the financial limi it will be a great attraction. Miss Alice Wadsworth had a narrow escape from injury in a street car collision in Minneapolis last week She was sitting in a car waiting for i' to start when another car ran into it The window near her was shattered and the broken glass covered her, go ing down her neck and making one severe cut. The shock was such tha she was compelled to remain out o school for the day. Thos. W. Keeno wrote to Capt. Jack Crawford: "I cannot tell you how pleased I was listening to your talk on the rostrum—so new, so novel, so in teresting—so full of genuine^ American character, so unique, and withal, so in tensely dramatic. Go on in this work my dear Jack, for I candidly think tha you are the right man in the righ place. With all good wishes, believi me to be sincerely yours," The Y. M. C. A. are opening the spring season with vigor. A. C. Ran kin begins a week's temperance meet ings Wednesday night in the Congrega tional church, April 16 the Tennes seens will give a concert at the same place, and April 18 an evangelist now in Des Moines will open up a ten day's campaign, the place not yet selected Last week M. Starr was circulating t subscription for the society, S. S. Sessions got word yesterday morning that Bud O'Rourke had won in the tree claim contest with O. In galsbee. Our readers will remember that about 30 went to Des Jtfoines state fair time to testify in this case, Mr O'Rourke contested Ingalsbee's title and gets the land, unless an appeal to Washington overrules the Des Moines decision. Mr, Sessions was O'RourkeL attorney and feels pretty good over the decision. For some time a woman, signing her self Bella Faustman has been sending indecent letters to married men in town, At least a dozen such have been turned in to the marshal. No one has been able to locate Bella until Monday Sugar Molly, the younger, appeared at the postofflce and asked for her mail. Sugar Molly was at once gobbled by Marshal Horan but pleaded ignorance and produced a letter to herself written by Bella asking her to get her mail and bring it to tbe Thorington, Sugar Molly was evidently innocent and was let go, In the course of an article on county salaries in the Courier C. B, Hu,tchins says: »' I do not wish to discourage or deter any man from an honorable ambition to fill any office in the gift of the people, for which he may think himself competent, but I woujd say let po man, be be farmer or whatever bis occupation may be, providing he is makJngafair living, deceive himself by thinking that be can sacrifice his pwn business for two, four pr even six years, in any county office, and come put very much ahead, providing he lives, as men in such positions are expected, and in fact compelled to live." Arrangements are being made for a meeting of unusual interest Jn this place April 15 and 16, Jt is tp be , Meeting, at which some of th? best speakers in this state, in tbe Raptiit denomination, are to be present and deliver addresses, jt J 8 called by Are You Busy? Wfe WILL t>£TAlfr YOU ONLY A MOMENT. FOOTWEAR. >•>»—— Brownell & Alfred's Greatest variety for all people. Little feet or Big feet. Come and see—at the BOSTON BLOCK, ALGONA, IA. Repairing promptly done. FINANCIAL. Kossuth County State Bank, ssso.ooo. . Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold Colin/," tions made promptly, and a general banking business transacted. Passage tickets to ™ from the old countries sold at lowest rates. ot WM. H. INGHAM, President; J. B. JONES, Vice President; LEWIS H. SMITH. Cashier Directors— Wm. H. Inghain, John G. Smith, J. B. Jones, T. Chrischllles, Lewis H. Smith i W. Wadsworth, Barnet Devine. ' *• First National Bank of Algona. CAPITAL 850,000 AMBROSE A. CALL President I WH. K. FERGUSON D. H. HCTCH1NS Vice President I C. D. SMITH " .Asst. Cahl Directors—D. H. Hutehlns, S. A. Ferguson, Philip Dorweiler, F. H. Vesper, Ambrose A. Call, R. H. Spencer, Wm. K. Ferguson. Money always on hand to loan at reasonable rates to parties furnishing first-class security Special attention given to collections. «••"«/. Algona State Bank. Tfllofrs and Director*— A. D. Clarke, President, C. C. Chubb, Vice Prest., Thos. H. Lantry, Cashier, Geo. L. Galbralth, Fred. M. Miller. Myron Schenck, Thos. F. Cooke. CASH CAPITAL, $50,000. General Banking. PRIVATE SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS. ^"Interest paid on time deposits. GKECL C. Six per cent Interest on Time Deposits for money left three months or more. Money always on hand to loan on first mortgages, second mortgages, and good collaterals. Notes bought. ALGONA, IOWA. The Algona Deposit & Loan Assn. »m GUARANTEE Call at offices for particulars. 8 Offices over Algona State Bank PER CENT, interest PIT ~ NSURANOE Also Land, Loan and Collection Business.. Office over Algona State Bank. Farmers' of Cedar Rapids, Phoenix of Hartford, Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, Rockford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of New York. GEO. M. BAILEY. purpose of the meeting is to bring before Christian people the emphasis of the divine word on the question of missions. The full program will follow next week. A Bia DAY POE WESLEY. The Annual Odd Fellows' Gathering To Be Held There June 3. Wesley will entertain the district Odd Fellows' association. The Reporter says the local committees are already at work. The date is June 3, and the Odd Fellows will have a big time. ^ CALL on Grove & Son today. A HOUSEHOLD TREASURE, D. W. Fuller of Canajoharie, N. Y., says that he always keeps Dr. King's New Discovery in the house and his family has always found the very best results follow its use; that he would not be without it, if procurable. G. A. Dykeman, druggist, Catskill, N. F., says that Dr. King's New Discovery is undoubtedly the best cough remedy; that he has used it in his family for eight years, and it has never failed to do all that is claimed for it. Why not try a remedy so long tried and tested. Tria bottles free at L, A. Sheetz 1 drug store Regular size 50o., and $100, 3 DID YOU EVER Try Electric Bitters as a remedy for your troubles? If not, get a bottle now and gel relief. This medicine has been found to be peculiarly adapted to the relief and cure of all female complaints, exerting a wonderful direct influence in giving strength and tone to the organs. If you have loss of appetite, constipation, headache, fainting spells, or are nervous, sleepless, excitable, melancholly or troubled with dizzy spells Electric Bitters is the medicine you need Health and strength ure guaranteed by its use. Large bottles only 50 cents at Dr. L A. Sheetz' drug store. 3 BUCKLERS ARNICA SALVE. The best salve in the worl£ for bruises, puts, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded Price 25o a box. Sold by L. A. Sheetz. Grass Leases. Sealed bids for the grass of 1897 will "be received up to April I. 1887, on the following described list of lands. No bids for less than fi^hh^ 0 * a ? described will be considered, as each bid must cover one description of land! All i ents must be paid on delivery of the lease: Southeast quarter of f? 3 SSSft^-ffiK*" «*••••: •••• 3 PROFESSIONAL. •^^-^^^^^•^-w^v^^-^xx^^^^x^x^-^^v. CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LAW. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office in Gardner Cowles 1 new building. SULLIVAN & MeMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Ferguson block. ' TE ........ quarter of 7 XT _ic quarter of; 8 Sorthwestquarter of 9 East half southeast quarter of. .10 Southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of .7.10 STortheast quarter of 17 8°# hw .s?i ft?« te * o? i? 97 97 97 97 97 07 97 97 97 97 97 97 $ 37 27 37 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 , the pastor pj tbe Baptist church, an , for the help ft nd enlightenment of all Wft njen, E. V. SWETTINC, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa, J. C. RAYMOND. ERNEST O, RAYMOND RAYMOND & RAYMOND, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. FREDERICK M. CURTISS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Office over Kossuth County State Bank, Algona, Iowa, F. L. TRIBON, M, D,, Homeopathic. PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON, Office and residence in tho Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. McCQY, M, P,, fffYSIOIAN AND SURGEON. ^Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa, M. J. PHYSICIAN AND Office and residence over Taylor's. H. O. SPENCER, J*. P., PHYSICIAN AND Sexton. Iowa.
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