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THE tJPPEK DES HOMES! ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30 You are All Coming TO THE- Great Celebration July Third. Please call and see me and make my store your headquarters and see what we can do for you. Thanks for past favors, No. 8 Cowles Block, James Patterson. PROFESSIONAL. •+*i~ V ^,~vfV**~+^+^*^+^+^-*~i~****-r i *. CLARKE & COttENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. "V 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 over Galbraith's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxle-Fencuson bljck. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. J. C. BATMOND. ERNEST C. 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 SURGEON. Office and residence In the Boston Block. (In the new block.) H. C. McCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SUR&EON. Office and residence over Taylor's. H. D. SPENCER, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sexton, Iowa. DR, MAROARET E. COLES, Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon, Office and residence in Boston Block, ALGONA, IOWA. E. S. GLASIER, D. D. S,, SURGEON DENTIST, Office over the State Bank, Algona, Iowa. DENTIST, A, L. RIST, D, D, S, Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. Hundred IB offered to any person whp oaa duplicate tfce .). FOR 5 CENTS, m ' ttfl|B WATOUUSL Tailor Shop. RAILWAY TIME CARDS. CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WEST. No. 1 departs at 0:05 a m No. 3 departs at. 3:58 p m Freights that carry passengers- No. 03 departs at 12:15 pm No. 71 departs at 6:28pm No. 65 departs at 8:30pm TRAINS EAST. No. 2 departs at 10:45 am No. 4 departs at 0:28 pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 78 departs at 8:30pm No.04 departs at ; 2:30pm R. F. HEDIUCK, Agent. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN. South- Freight 7:10 a m Mixed 7:10 a m Pass 8:05 am Mixed 1:10 pm Mixed 8:00pm North- Freight 11:00 a m Pass 2:43 pm Mixed 10:35p m r. H. VESPER, Agent. THE LOCAL FIELD. Everybody celebrates at Algona. The Anderson cash grocery store has a now coat of paint. The Hezlep company opens tomorrow evening with "Fatima." Saturday and Sunday were cold, but it is comfortably hot again. Geo. Bailey is clerk of courts pro tern, during Mr. Grose's absence. Chas. Plumley began on the Farley residence at Whittemore yesterday. The city well is down 340 feet. Mr. Daileyhas been greatly delayed by sand. A marriage license has been issued to Martin Behrends and Margaretha Meine. Rev. Marsh of Grinnell will preach at the Congregational church a week from Sunday. Rumor has it that Burt is to have another drug store, with H. O. Buell as proprietor. The county supervisors have been in session since Monday morning. They adjourned last evening, Warren Baldwin is in the procession with a new boy. He only weighs pounds, but he is a boy. Free hay and water will be on the fairgrounds Saturday for the horses This is a free celebration. Rev. Landis was wanted' for an ad dress at the Iowa Falls old soldiers meeting, but couldn't accept, The teachers' institute is going to be a record breaker. It will be the best held in northern Iowa this year. The ladies of the Presbyterian church will give a 15-cent dinner and supper July 3. All are cordially invited to come. The Lutheran church and parsonage are both resplendent in new paint. Chas. Rosewall has been attending to them. The opera house will be cooled with ice on Saturday, July 3, Everybod made comfortable both afternoon an! evening. The Grace Hezlep company will give a performance at the opera house on the afternoon of the 3rd, commencing at 3 o'clock, Geo, O, Call is laying a lot of stone sidewalk. It makes a handsome walk and seems to be the best yet put down hereabouts. W. K, Ferguson has torn down the old Dane house east of the Catholic church and will make a hog house of it on his farm. Sale of seats for the Grace Hezlep company will begin at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning. Prices range at 25. 35, and 50 cents, The round trip to Spirit Lake July 9 for Sam Jones is only $1,90, which in* eludes two admissions to the Chautauqua grounds. The W. C. T, U. will meet with Mrs. M. H. Hudson on July 7. The society voted $10 to the Y. M. C, A, for ten* perance work. Ed. Taylor was up from Cm-lew for Sunday at the Joel Taylor home, and Okas, Taylor is home for vacation from school teaching, Obas, Pivjne will Retried, before 'Squirk Taylor tomorrow for threaten }ng an assault. Clarke " ~ ' will defend him. ' Hpmeftea<J oeijqi wl,,_. •"£•*&• - r ~tf** ~™-*r ."(*<*• "f* —Tn***-' --" -i » wy-»T wF^W ^WPWS>5*?W® a !@w weekg ago, > T GbPisflhllip bjia net a gaud URjrietrm ,N , •"the.' w^rjt iWftglf popular prices and Will play through the week. A matinee will be given afternoon so that all who get tired at the grounds can sit down and enjoy ft good play. J. P. Kenefick is here with his string o! horses and has them at the fair grounds. He arrived Monday. He has some nandftome horses. S. D. Drake Is likely to shy his castor into the legislative ring. He Will make a good showing in the convention if be concludes to take a hand in. Jim Stewart is building a fine house down on the new farm he bought lately west Of M. O'Rourke's. It ie> to be 16x32 ahd 16x36 with 18-foot posts. Dr, Mocse was up in Germania last week to operate on a young lady for gall stones. It is n very delicate surgical operation, but was very successful. Guy Scott, the armless bicycle rider, challenges any tandem in town to a race at the celebration. He says he don't care what two riders show up against him. If our free silver friends are going to begin over again at the same old place we shall have to get W. H. Conner back. It took him to clear the sidewalk. Miss Cora Platt, assisted by Misses Mary and Brldgie McEnroe, entertained a large party of friends last Saturday evening. All report a lively time. A delightful concert was given by theY. P. S. C. E. at the Congregational church Wednesday evening. The best musical talent in Algona participated. A. A. Brunson was called to Seneca Saturday by the news that his son Will had had a relapse. He found him re covering nicely. Pneumonia is a dangerous disease. A new demand for children's shoes has been enacted a f < Brownell's. It is a bouncing big boy at Petoskey, Mich., where Mrs. Brownell is at her home, and all doing well. Capt. Foster requests Company F to report at the armory not later than 8:30 o'clock Saturday morning, and all members to be present to take part in the celebration parade. Rev. Landis has been requested to preach a Fourth of July sermon next Sunday and has consented to do so. All will be glad to hear the Baptist pastor on this inspiring subject. Rod Jain went to St. Paul yesterday to buy some feeding cattle. Wm. K. Ferguson was up two weeks ago and got two carloads which he has in the Call pasture south of town. The entertainment at the opera house will not commence on the evening oi the 3rd until 9 o'clock. This will-give everybody a chance to hear the band concert before going to the show. Marv. Cady and Geo. Johnson are building a -house on wheels. They have the trucks of an old hay press and are putting up quite an establishment preparatory to a big haying campaign. J. D. Starks says the horse he lost al Webster City was a good driver anc one of a well-matched team. He started to drive to Marshalltown, but the horses got sick and they wont ou by train. Miss Anna D. Brown spoke on poverty to a good audience last Thursday evening. She presented the single tax argument of Henry George very plausibly. He is organizing in the temperance cause. The Bonheur Bros, arrived yesterday from the north and will be ready with their part of the celebration on the 3rd. With the exception of the one storm in which they were caught, they have had three weeks of good business since leaving here. The fair ground was chosen for the celebration because the grove is good, the buildings handy, the room sufficient, and because the whole show can be given in one place and the people won't get tuckered out running about aftei the attractions, It is free to all. Algona's new pop factory is in full blast and doing a rushing business. The proprietor is Mr. J, F. Conlee, formerly of Manson, and he understands the pop-making business to perfection. Algona welcomes this as another addition to its manufacturing industries. No one should miss the moving pictures at night next Saturday. They will be interesting and amusing. They will be thrown on a screen on the east portico of the court house, and everybody can see thorn, Meanwhile the Algona band will give as fine a concert as can be heard in Iowa, The members of James C. Tayloi post, 165, G. A, R., woman's relief corps, and sons of veterans are requested to meet at G, A. R. hall on Sunday, July 4, at 10:30, for the purpose of attending services at the Baptist church, where Comrade Landis will preach a sermon suitable to the occasion, The Fourth of July committee ought to have Rod Jain on the platform, On July 3 he will celebrate his 50th year in America, He came from Switzerland exactly 50 years ago July 3, and was six years old. The first thing he saw in New York was a review of the troops returned from the Mexican war. The lectures of Geo. P, Colby on spiritualism were well attended last week at the court house. It was his first visit to Algona in many years and his old<-time friends were glad to welcome him. He has been speaking in all the big cities since then and reports that the cause of spiritualism is gaining rapidly, Last Wednesday while Jas, Lucas was ploughing on the old. Huntley lots west of John Reed's one of his horses fell into an Qld and forgotten covered well. It struck bottom at 20 feet anc was hoisted, out with block and tackle. One broken rib wag the only damage found, but &.n interns,! rupture was .... i Orpse paUe. the pounty con- i td gejeat d^egates to go to ,.., . ,-,.'10,8. ftni tp jjanje. a oa.n4ld.ate for representative, T/kwewiUbe --• - • fgates, wbi°a will majje a. lar erin?, a»d pthev Jhinp. Wcies tbgrg were sfljy JO^ jjelegftte,s 0n was in the original copy, and the blame ttust be charged to the printer. It is hoped the Burt people will accept this Apology and be here to help make this the biggest and best celebration the dounty ever saw. Senator Chubb narrowly escaped being nominated for lieutenant governor at Des Moines. It was all fixed for him and only his positive refusal to accept let him off. He flattered the convention a little by saying that it was not the campaign he dreaded but holding the office. That he positively would hot do. The convention made a mistake when it let him off and took Mr. Plummer. At the democratic convention at Des Moines last week Horace ( Mann was chosen one of the vice-presidents. Mr. Mann will take an active part in the fall campaign and is being talked Of as the free silver candidate for congress next year. Mention is made also of him as a legislative possibility this fall. Mr. Mann has given much time to economic questions and could take the stump, and would come as near representing all three parties as anyone named. Mr. Mann ought to be serious ly considered this fall. An old landmark was exposed by the wind last week. It is the south part of the old Grove barn. It is the original barn built by H. A. Henderson, Mrs. Ambrose A. Call's father, 40 years ago this summer about where the water tower now stands for his old original hotel. The lumber was sawed in Asa C. Call's mill down by the Blackford bridge and in the Geo. Smith mill at Irvington. The barn is as solid as ever, and all the wind blew off was the pine front that has been put on in late years. An important business change is announced this week. E. J. Murtagh leaves the Burt bank to join Gardner Cowles in the mail route business, and C. H. Blossom goes to Burt to become cashier of the Burt bank. Algona gains a splendid business man in Mr. Murtagh, who will move at once. He has been very successful in business and in his new field of labor has exceptional qualifications. The new firm is Cowles & Murtagh. Mr. Blossom takes an interest in the bank, but Mr. Murtagh retains his interest. S. N. Harris becomes assistant cashier. They will make a good team. Some time ago a tramp was caught at LuVerne with a lot of clothing and ar rested for stealing it. The charge didn't seem easy to prove, althougl there was no doubt about the theft, and he was sent up and put in jail foi carrying a revolver. He failed to pi'ove his right to the clothing whet released and last Saturday Sheriff Samson sold them at auction, after hav ing them legally appraised. Some o the boys got good pantalopons at 75 cents a pair, and an §18 suit went for $3. Still even then the bargains worn' any better than Durdall and Kraft anc Joe. Steil were offering. This office is in receipt of a note, pre sumably from a friend who forgot tc sign his name, saying that a gambling room is running at full blast in Algona and asking this paper to give the bos gambler a touching up. We should bi delighted to comply with the request but must have positive evidence before we can do so. If the writer of the note has information of the character sug gested the proper thing for him to ct is to lay it before the county attorney and we will wager a farm that 'Squire Raymond will perform the " touching up" process to the queen's taste. W. L. Joslyn is an announced candi date for the republican legislative nqm inatlon, and comes into the field wit! assurances of support which will pu him well to the front in theconvention With Representative Mayne and J. Jones he bids fair to divide the leading support. Other names have been men tioned but none so far with authority J. W. Wadsworth, E. B. Butler, C. B Hutchins, A. A. Brunson, and Geo. W Hanna are any of them possibilities al though none of them are candidates Mr. Joslyn, if chosen, possesses quali ties which give him a deserved popu larity, and which would make him a strong man at Des Moines, ARIZONA'S MOUNTAIN PUZZLE. California green gage plums, toe; Cal. egg plums, loc; Cal. apHcots toe; Cal. peaches, loc; best canned tomatoes, Sc; 4 cans best sweet corn, 25c; best evaporated raspberries, 190; good Cal. prune, 4 C . jood dfied apricot, 4|c. ' You Save the Difference n a CASH and CREDIT business when you buy groceries of We sell hay and grain and deliver to any part of the city. J, C ANDERSON, South of court house. IB It a Hole Through an Inaccessible PeaB or Only a Natural Mirror? For the last half century the Ameri can residents of Tucson, A, T., hav been trying to solve a mystery in th shape of what appears to be a hoi through a mountain peak in plain sigh from the town, In the rarefied air i looks to be only a short distance away •when in reality it is at least 40 miles The earliest residents noticed the phe nomenon, and the only difficulty that lay in the way of finding out just what it wa was the fact that it was inaccessible and when they came anywhere near tha spot the hole disappeared from sight In fact, it can only be seen from within a few miles of Tucson, and this has lee many people to believe that it is not a hole at all. , By the aid of a good marine telescope the mountain can be brought to within a few miles, but not near enough to tel the exact nature of the rock formation An .astronomical telescope cannot be f o oused ou it, as the mountain is too near A first peep through the glass would lead one to believe that there was no mystery about it.' The hole appears ai plain as possible, but several days' studj of the spot will develop the fact thai the hole does not always look the same. Many days when the sky is darls behind the mountain the hole will ap pear a brilliant white, like a snowdrift, and on days, when the sky is blue it wil often look so dark a* to be almost in Tibbie, These foots have led m&jay to think that it is an immense piece p: mica Jying with its polished surfa.ce to war4 the sky aj}4 reflecting the cloud form,ations of another part pf the fcori son instead of being the light seen through a bole, Yiewe4 W jth the naj SPQtj but tte telescope reveals pine t? 8»4 otb,ej? details, although very &< The rajtjge pf wpuntajng | B y^on ' mwsss pafe °i» he geen. is known the iMaljfliiiB, m& »um.erouj p,ajt >th.e altempHo pJtab it, 1 Ion acoounjj pf f Selling Canned Goods, us . We Would Like To have you inspect our stock of Boots and Shoes. We can show you many kinds and all sizes. Just now it 5s Cool Shoes for HOT WEflTHER i that you want. Come in and let us show you what we i have in Ladies'Oxfords at $i, $1.25, and $1.50. Men's Low Shoes at $1.25 to $2. Men's good solid working shoe at $1.25 and $1.50. Brownell & Allred, I Fine Repairing. The Shoe Merchants, Algona, Iowa. NSURANGE 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. it, but when ten miles out of Tucson tb hole can no longer be seen, even \vitl the aid of a glass. This can be explain ed on the mica theory, as a surface o that material would not reflect a ray o light toward a person's eye after thej got out of its angle of projection.—San Francisco Call. "Glenn" Money. A clerk in the redemption division o the treasury department says that th "cleanest" paper money in circulation is that which circulates in Washington while the dirtiest is that which come in from Chicago for redemption. St Louis is a close second to Chicago, an Cincinnati next. New Yor' is next t Washington in the record for clean mon ey, Philadelphia next, while Baltimor ranks next to Cincinnati for having dir^ money. The money that comes in from Chicago, besides being dirty, is alway much mutilated, so much so, he said that there is twice as much time con sumed in patching it up prior to cancel lation as there is in counting it.— Washington Star. Took It Literally. A little maiden of 7 years attended the wedding of an elder brother. The Episcopal service, heard for the firs time, made a deep impression on her mind. A few days after, she called to see the bride and found her sitting on her husband's lap. Looking at them wistfully for a few moments, she ex claimed, "Oh, yes, I see—to have and to hold,"—Exchange. Queer. "There is always one thing I can't uuderstnnd when a valuable dog is poi soned." "Well, what is it?" "The loss always occurs the day after the owner has refused $600 for the beast.''—Chicago Record. That Familiar Cloud. "Dah is a cloud on dis 'semblage, I'ze eorryto say, "said Dewberry Jones as he held his razor between the pot and his opponent at poker. "Is dah?" asked the man who was reaching for the money rather nervously. "Yassah. Itamnobiggahdanaman's han, but when de size ob dat han hap- pins ter be five deuces yoh kin jes' bet dat de cloud am chock full ob trouble. Yoh year me?"—Detroit Free Press. ORDINANCE NO. 17, AN ORDINANCE in relation to a six-foot sidewalk to the Northwestern depot. of B A e igona d I l owa; by th6 ° Jty C0un °" of the cl *y Seolloni. That a two-inch plank sidewalk six feet in width, and laid ou not less than four 8x4 oak stringers, be laid on the north side of ?L% Bt J'£ etl e ,* tend lng, from Wooster street to the Northwestern track, and that the abuttine property owners be ordered and directed to Har an street and the Northwestern track shall be six feet in width and made of t wo-incU stringers ° U Ie8s than four &4 o£8 Sec, 3. This ordinance being J. SHERIFF'S SALE. that b we euuus, 00.9, £& $9- WWW Teus. .A.. Orr, Painter, Paper Hanger KALSOMINER, SIGN AND CARRIAGE PAINTER. Postal card orders will receive prompt attention. JAS. A. ORR. A HARDWARE MAN has to use intelligent discrimination in the purchase of his goods and sell them at prices that will satisfy the people in order to keep his customers. Our 'first special sale of Mrs. Potts' Irons proved conclusively to our mind that people appreciate a good thing when they see it, and we propose to give them many good things on Saturday of each week. You can not make money faster than buying at these special sales. On July 3, Celebration Day—this day only—we will'sell a fine, large granite iron wash dish for 13 cents, two for 25cts,, and only two to one person. This is just half price, for you will pay 25 cents each for them anywhere, and here, too, after that day. You can't afford not to buy one, for at this price they are cheaper than tin. Look up our shear offer next week. 0. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. G. J. 8TEBBINS... will be In the : for your., *" Painting this spring, and respectfully asks that you give him a chance to figure on the work you have to let. "has. J, Doxsee, Office in Geo, 0. Oftll Building. DR, PRESTON, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat ^OUb^ Ma99*l City, £«W«u 1|^P£[ Operations performed. DiseaW ^iQir treated. Speot&ples fitted. fy Will pe at Algona Monday. Ayrtl lt< ,

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