THE OTPER BES ^"^ "^ •*"^^^ w Try Them. ALGONA, IOWA, WMMESSftAY, JtlLIT .. „ -- -- -- - -• - - - — -------=" •** ^jj^^.i^v^^aflfe^s-ii-aj-a— u^jhaiaaiaaiicaa-ai^^ Royal « * CARDS. ***i f *^+t f * CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE A ST. PAUL. LOCAL TRAINS WS8T. No. 1 departs at ...................... 0 :05 ft m No.3 deyarta at ...................... 3:58pm Freights that carry passengers- No. 93 departs at ..................... 12:15 pm No. 71 departs at .................... 8:28pm No. 65 departs at.... ................. 8:30 pm t , TRAINS BAST. No. 2 departs at ...................... 10:45 am No. 4 departs at ...................... 6:28 pm Freight* that carry passengers- No. 78 departs at .................... 8:30pm No. 94 departs at ..................... 2:30pm R. F. HEDRICK, Agent. CHICAGO * NORTHWESTERN. South— North- Freight ....... 7:10 am Mixed .. Pass....'.'.'.'.'.V.8':05 am •* t»oo o ,uu n xu c ; cii Mixed 1:10 pm Pass Mixed 8:00 pm" 1 — Freight.. 7:10 ft m 11:00 a m -..„= 2:43 pm Mixed 10:35 p m H. VESPER, Agent. That their Name implies Corsets r THE LOCAL FIELD. Base ball is picking up. The new water mains are nearly to the cemetery. Chas. E. Cohenour was at Brltt Monday trying a law suit. Hyraan, one time Algona merchant, died recently of cancer. W. M. Southard and Minerva J. Roupe are licensed to wed. F. L. McComh says he is going to the Alaska gold fields in the spring. Alex. White writes back that Texas crops are as fine as he ever saw. The city well is down 640 feet. The water is within 78 feet of the surface. The Wetmore truss advertised by W. J. Studley is the best on the market. Hobart is to have a new depot. The Milwaukee is bringing on the lumber. The Wetmore Truss. THIS TRUSS MURDERS ME I din. I W«AR THE WSTMORE TRUSS A truss embodying the sym- plicity and durability of all other trusses, and yet unlike any of them. The most simple truss ever made. Is practically indestructible — wears forever. Made on strictly hygienic principles- no cumbersome springs to pass around the body. It gives perfect freedom of action without the. slightest movement of the truss. Does not take one-half the pressure to hold the rupture that the old styles take. Holds the rupture easily, yet firmly and Corn is up a little. It is worth 16 cents, oats 14, wheat 60. Hogs are fast at $3. Rev. Southwell will preach to young men at the Baptist church next Sunday evening. Wheat and oats are panning out well. It has been a good grain year for everything but flax. The city council meets Saturday evening. The sewer question is to come up again. This afternoon Burt and Algona will croas bats at the fair ground. It will be a close game. If Senator Funk is nominated for governor there will be a senator to elect in this district. Mrs. Wm. Quick has been at Clear Lake a week visiting her daughter, who has been quite sick. Fred Thorn of Hobart has an announcement of his business this week. He is one of Hobart's hustlers. The famous Frink cases at Wesley will be heard by the supreme court in October—the Carson Pirie & Co. part of them. Gildersleeve was in bad form at the Webster City races and didn't get in sight of money. Ida M. won in the half mile race. Will Salisbury is engaged with the Wesley ball nine for the rest of the season, but will play with the Algona nine this week. Horace Mann says the democrats are going to christianize the country. Who is going to christianize the democrats and silverites? Rev. A. O. Stevens, Algona's former Baptist pastor, is now engaged by the Plymont Avenue Congregationalchurch in Oakland, Gal. Mayor Chrischilles will extend the keys of the city to the teachers Monday evening. Meantime they have taken the city itself. Charley Brown went to Emmetsburg expressly to find out if the Barnum circus is coming to Algona. The advance man said not till next year. Charlie Quick was crazy drunk last evening and made lots of trouble for the officers who put him in jail. He had been on a three days' spree. gona bands. Another is a match shot between C. W. Grimm and Fred Gilbert. A full field day program Will be arranged and one of the big speakers of the order will give an address. Ida M., the Germaniafast mare, must be out on a "roping in" tour. Down at Bode last week she was to go against a Fort Dodge horse, but it failed to show up and she took the forfeit money. All Llvermore went down to see the race. Some of our readers take the Courier rumors seriously and ask us to correct them. They should remember that the Courier's only object in mixing in republican politics is to create as much disorder as possible and to have a bolt at the end of It. Mrs. Elsie Hunt Caulklnu sends us a copy of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer from her New Whatcom, Wash., home. It is full of the new Alaska gold fields. AH Washington is excited and thousands are going north to get rich at " the end of the rainbow." Last Saturday C. M. Doxsee advertised stew kettles as a special feature and had a dozen on hand. Ho had hardly got his store open when these were taken llko tickets at a circus wagon. Ho sold 40 kettles and has ordered three dozen to fill the demand. Guy L. Taylor is busy getting up a big shooting tournament for Aug. 24-25, All professionals will be barred, a professional being anyone holding a state cup or representing a powder or supply house. This will bring in a lot of amateurs and insure a big attendance. The Algona ball club played at Garner last Wednesday and came out with a score of 3 to 1 for Garner. John Hart, the old Swoa Cltyite, was the Garner thrower. It was one of tho closest games of the season. The Garner club will play In Algona Friday. schools, which position he held three years, the last year at an increase of salary. Much credit Is due him In rats- Ing the grade of the school and for Its active progress. Under his leadership our first class was graduated. With fifteen years of actlveschool work tohls credit, he Is In touch and sympathy with the work and amply qualified for the position he seeks. His success has been largely due to his personal perseverance and untiring energy. He would make a No. 1 superintendent. MONEY—On first mortgages. Money—On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa. GOOD farm hand wanted until the 1st of December. Inquire of T. H. Conner. ^^_ — _______ PICKLING vinegar at Grove & Son's. Farms For Snie. Two improved farms 4J miles west of Algona, 160 acres in each, for sale cheap, time to suit purchaser. Call on C. J. Doxsee, Algona Iowa.-17tf. PERSONAL MOVEMENTS. Don't Forget Sheriff Samson wont to Esthorvtlle last week and got a man named More, who is suspected to have been with Hammond in the burglary atSweaCity. Friday he took More, Hammond and Clrksena to Mason City for safe keeping. Our jail is no place for prisoners. Don't buy any other truss before trying this For sale and guaranteed V>y W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, Boston Block, ALGONA, IA. Fred Thorn, AT HOBART, IOWA, Gives as many pounds of sugar for a dollar as anybody, and sells all kinds of GROCERIES at right prices. We want a part of your trade, and will do the square thing by our customers at all times. Call and see if this is not so. North of railway track. FRED THORN. % Chas, J. Doxsee, Qfice In Geo, 0. Call Building. DR. PRESTON, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Operations ft termed. JWseaaw lea fitted. A Monday arrival at Henry Rist's adds to the list of boys. Mr. and Mrs. Barger are visiting their daughter, and rejoice over their new grandson. Lou Millen is not a candidate for sheriff, all reports to the contrary notwithstanding. He would make a good sheriff, but he is not in the race this year. A couple of engines at Elmore one night last week had a head end collision, smashing the front of each but killing nobody. One engine was switching. Algona sent a goodly delegation to Emmetsburg for the circus. They report 10,000 in the tent in the afternoon. The storm in the evening was so threatening that the tents were taken down. A big picnic is being gotten up for Aug 14 to be held in Dr. Bourne's grove in Union. Ball game, horse races, and plenty of amusements will be the program, with speaking and music. The normal school program Friday evening will repay a big house. Among other attractions the Livermore quartet will sing. It will be given at the Congregational church and is free to all. John G. Smith umpired the big live bird conteat at Clear Lake. Each shooter put in $25 and shot at 25 birds. Fred. Gilbert won, killing 24. Mr. Smith says it was a very pleasant tournament. The Dammann-Mlller poiaoning case was up again, but as the state chemist has not completed his examination of contents of Fred's stomach, the hearing was set over by 'Squire Clarke to Aug. 15. Nine coaches went through Algona Sunday on the Spirit Lake excursion. Two trains came from the west. They had three bands and a great throng. It was a big day at the lakes. Algona sent about 50. Auditor Calkins has two more standard bred horses, half brothers to bis mare, and marked exactly like her. One is three and the other two. He intends to drive them three abreast as soon as he gets them to a two minute gait. The Redmen are planning on field day sports for Aug. 3&S5 that will outdo anything ever given in these parts. They will spend 6 $400. Ope feature the/are arranging forieft contest be* twew the Mason Qity, Greene, a«4 M- The convention to nominate a candidate for the legislature comes two weeks from Friday. THE UPPER DBS MOINES violates no confidence and gives away no secret when it assures its readers that the right man is going to be chosen. His name will appear later. The Courier, which has republished the letters of Geo. S. Angus and Senator Chubb from THE UPPEK DES MOINES, should aid in giving Horace Mann's views publicity. If the Courier does not it will be proof sufficient that it does not favor christianizing the country. Mrs. R. H. Spencer has a valuable book. It is a copy of the original edition of the Book of Mormon, published in 1830. It belonged to her father and is very valuable. It is said that Gladstone is anxious to get this book and Miss Dodd is going to write to the grand old man that she can supply him. Last Thursday four tramps bunked at the Northwestern depot. One of them had money to begin with. The others decided to equalize conditions and try a miniature social experiment. They divided up. The fourth man wanted to get someone arrested in the morning but finally moved on to Burt. One of the most curious events relating to travel occurred in Hermann Neilson's family. Last week his eldest daughter, Mrs. Anderson, started from Seattle, Wash., on Tuesday lastand arrived here last Saturday, while Julia left Algona on Tuesday and arrived at Seattle on Saturday. Neither knew that the other was on the road. A big pig contest is on for the fair. M. B. Dalton, A. L. Belton, and J. B. Hofius Saturday agreed to show against each other, each to bring in 10 pigs. Mr. Dalton will bet on his Chester Whites, Mr. Belton on his Poland Chinas, and Mr. Hofius on his red hogs. THE UPPER DES MOINES will offer a five-pointed star as a prize. Company F gets off to camp next Wednesday. Dr. Morse goea as camp surgeon and Dr. Walters as assistant. Dave Miller is hospital steward, while Mr. and Mrs. E. Tellier will attend to the mess. The boys have a fine, big mess tent, and have gotten up some tables with gas pipe fittings that are fine. They will use their own dishes and go in style. The camp will be on the bluffs across the river south of Fort Dodge. Isaac Moreton died at the house of his son, John L. Moreton, in Irvington Sunday morning. He was in his 83 year—a native of Pennsylvania—his earlier years were spent in Ohio, where he was married June 11, 1837, to Miss McNeil, who after over 60 years of happy union aurvlvea him. He leaves two children, John S. and Mrs. Mary Coan of this place. He was a good neighbor and highly esteemed by all who knew him. The Epworth League will aerve supper at court house hall on the evening of Aug. 3, beginning at 6 o'clock. Ice cream will also be furnished. Supper 15 cents; ice cream 10 cents, After aupper the following program will be rendered: Music by the band; male quartet; paper, Miss Gertrude Wheelock; duet, Clara and Clarence Yetter; oration, "The Fair God, "Frank Mitchell; duet, Mra. Vesper and Dr. Riat; recitation, "Death Bed of Benedict Arnold," Rev. Bond Geo. E. Clarke and Judge Quarton go to Chicago Friday to be preaent at the organization of an Arizona gold mine company they are interested in. All the talk about the Yukon valley and the Klondyke don't affect them in the least. They know that there is gold in Arizona because they have some lumps of quartz with it in that were broken off by Mr. Evans, the old book keeper of the Deposit & Loan association, Our Algonians have a good interest in the mine and a good prospect of being millionaires. Prof. Connor of Burt announces his candidacy for Supt. Reed's place. Nothing needs to be added to the following notice ip the Burt Monitor: It has been known for some -time that Prof. Hugh Connor would he a candidate for the office of county super iptepd- ept of schools, and we take pleasure in introdueipg him an such. Mr. Connor was engaged in school teaching forjZ years in Indiana, the most of the Wme 98 principal of graded eehoolB, Be then pvbdpalfMp of Roscoe Call was a Dos Moines visitor last week. Chas. Kraft returned Friday from his visit at Brooklyn. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Butler are at Annandale, Minn., for an outing. Miss Katlo Blackford wont to Mason City last evening to visit her brother, Ellison. Mrs. W. H. Ingham and Misa Cor nolla start for a Now York visit next Monday. Ed. Williams was in town two days last week. Ho was on his way homo to Ipswich. Dr. Severance of Chicago ia visiting Mrs. J. J. Wilson. Tho lady is a hygienic healer. Mrs. L. M. B. Smith and Ada have gone to Ellsworth, Minn., to vislt'Mrs. Huntington. Douglas Filkins was up from Eagle Grove Saturday interested in some Lund litigation. Mrs. Ed. Raymond of Spirit Lake Is down with the children to visit at tho J. C. Raymond homo. Mrs. L. A. Hunt and Mrs, B. F. Reed entertained about 40 ladles at a sewing last Thursday. J. A. Brownoll is expected homo today. Mrs. Brownell and the baby will not come till September. Ambrose and Gwondolin Bowyer wont to Fort Dodge yesterday to visit and see Barnum's circus. Mrs. Collins and daughter of Medina, Ohio, are' visiting at C. M. Doxsoo's. A. R. Doxsee came from Rolfo with them. J. B. Jones came from DCS Moines Saturday to visit Dr. Shoetz. Ho has been in poor health himself for some weeks. J. O. Reaver and family return to Knoxville today. His brother came from Clear Lake and went to DOS Moines last Friday. Frank Nlcoulin and wife were down at Audubon last week. Mrs. Nicoulin went from there to Adalr to visit her brother, R. S. Pinkorton, Archie Hutchison is going to Cuthbert, Ga., next month and look over the country so eloquently described by Mr. Ney some weeks ago in Algona. Prof. Boll of Drake university looked in on tho institute Monday morning. He said it was tho largest first day attendance he had seen in tho state this year. Mr. Marshall, who came to Algona with Mr. C. Barton from England and who is now clerk of courts at Onawa, visited over Sunday with his old-time friend. F. H. Vesper's mother, Mra. C. Vesper of Beaver Dam, Wis., his brother from Eagle Grove, and bis sister from Chicago, Mrs, M. Highland, are visiting him. Mrs. Mary Smith and her son, Earl Humlong, go to Minneapolis this week, to make their home. Mrs. Nellie Baker is planning to return to Tacoma this week, also. Dr. McCoy reports a big gathering at tho Logan monument dedication. Through his friend, Mr. Peck, he had a reserved seat and was able to hear and see everything. Misses Louise McCoy and Lulu Clarke came from theeastMonday. Miss McCoy attended the educational meeting, and visited in Chicago, Whitewater, Edgerton, etc. James Chapln and family of Delevan, Minn., and Milo Chapin of Vinton came to Algona last week for a visit. Both are with the John Paul company and both are doing well. , Geo. Simpkins returned from the east last week and is off again in the west letting mail routes. He and W. W. Jones are both out west, while Mr. Whitman ia still eaat, Mies May Clarke is in Algona visiting her brothers. She came from Dea Moines, where she has been to attend Mrs. Wm. G. Clarke, who has been having a apell of aickneas. Rev. Lapdis is at Iowa Falls attending the Baptiet aaaembly. He ia on for a sermon and has charge of the devotional exercises. He returned last James Patterson Is always in the lead with the largest stock of Groceries and Crockery in the County. The Proposition We make to our customers: First —The best quality in the market. Second —The best value for your money. Third —Fair and square dealing. 'I I We guarantee satisfaction. No. 8 Cowles Block. James Patterson. talked of over the state for state auditor next year and is likely to bo the republican nominee. Ho is one of Iowa's best business men, and as bank examiner has established a big reputation. Mrs. Maude Halvorson and son of Whitewater, Wis. have boon the guests of Mrs. R. B. Warren for a week. In company with friends they visited the lakes Sunday. They have sot the date for their return homo for Friday next. Mrs. HalvorHon will bo remembered by many as Miss Maude Bovoo, who resided in Algona about twenty years ago. This is her first visit hero since leaving. FOB time loans on real estate apply at Kossuth County State Bank. CAN covers and rubbers at GROVE & SON'S. round trip $22.03, via Milwaukee $20.48. Final limit of return ticket Sept. 20, 1807. EIGHTEEN karat rings that are 18 karat, not 14 karat rings mado up by some jobber and stamped 18 karat. 6 DINQLEY & Puan. Milwaukee ISxcursloii Jlntos. Excursion tickets are now sold at reduced rates to Spirit Lake and Okobojl by the Milwauke lino. Tickets for the exposition at Nashville, Tenn., May 1 to Oct. 81, are sold at 80 per cent, of full faro. WANTED—A girl to do general housework. MKS. A. L. RIST. WoddliiK HlniEB. Buy your wedding rings of us. We always make the bride a present. 13tf SIGN OF THE Bio WATCH. i ' "*, $. DE. SHEETZ IS BETTER. He IB HestlnK KaHlly nnd IH liig the UHO of HlH J^ol't Side. Dr. Shostz is recovering from his paralytic stroke and will soon be about again if he has no sot-back. His loft side is disabled, but he can move his hand and foot, and is gaining control of both. His general health is excellent. J. B. Jones is up from DCS Moinos and will remain with him a while. The doctor's many friends will bo glad to learn that his chances for full recovery arc so excellent. TWINE at 01 cents at G. M. John- son's.-17tf $40 I'er Month Salary. A few energetic ladies and gentlemen wanted to canvass. Above salary guaranteed. Call or address, FRED LAX', Colo, Iowa. Log T —-Bay colt, three-year-old. Got out of Lewis H. Smith's pasture. Will pay for his return. FRANK NICOULIN. Right in Style. That is tho verdict concerning our shoes. Wo can show you more styles, greater values, arid larger stock .than, can bo found anywhere else in this part of tho state of Iowa. Wo have Boots and Shoes for all classes, all ages, and all sizes. You should not fall to consult us when you want footwear. Brownell & Allred, Boots and Shoea for Cash, Algona, Iowa. Fino HojialrlnK. Sign of Tho Big Boot. JEyeB. HyoH. Dr. E. S. Bugbee will bo at Dingloy & Pugh's Aug. 2 to 6, Don't forgot the date.-18t2 WE have just received a new invoice of floor mattings. Can sell you a good quality for 15c a yard. GEO. L. GALBRAITH & Co. HOUSE for rent, at the Milwaukee depot. Inquire of Lonotte W. Butler. GROVE & SON'S is the place to got fruit jars of all sizes. # aturday's pecial ale week from his Chattanooga trip, which he greatly enjoyed. Presiding Elder Yetter returned from Toronto yesterday, much pleased with the Epworth League reception. He aaya Toronto outdid any place he ever visited for the cordiality with which it greeted its visitors. Mr. ftnd Mrs. Gardner Cowles with Helen and Roscoe, and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson with Authur went to Buffalo, N. Y., last week. Prom there they take the boat to Duluth and so borne. It will ho a delightful trip. Mrs. Pougal Wallace returned from Denver Saturday after a year from A}' gona. She says Howard U very well now, but will not attempt to return to Iowa for a year in any event, She says also that John Galbraith baa beep very elok since going we»t, Bank Examiner Miller Saturday ft few mip.ulej, sections for the DEATH OF MIBB.OAMPBELL. One of AlBona'H Popular Teachers Drops Out of tl»e KunkH. The first intimation of the illness of Miaa Willie A. Campbell, who has for four years taught in tho Algona public schools, came in a letter to Mrs. J. J. Wilson from Miss Coate last Thursday, announcing her death. When she left Algona in June ahe auapected that she had a tumor. On her way home ahe stopped at Bloomfleld for examination, She returned July 3 to the hospital there, and a week ago Thursday submitted to an operation from which ahe did not recover. No further particu- lara are at hand. Miaa Campbell was a popular teacher and her loss will be sincerely mourned. At the teachers' institute Monday the following reaolutiona were adopted: Resolved, by the teachers of Kossuth county in institute assembled, That the sad intelligence olthe midden death of our beloved Bisterteaghei', MUa WilHe A..Campbell, rives U4:j|n,eh,&8$ ofjOTOW ®&m At our store next Saturday will be A SCRUB BRUSH, a email thing, but how important at this time of year when cleanliness IB absolutely neoosaary for the prevention of diseaae. A scrub brush that you ordinarily pay ton cents for will be sold on that day for only FIVE CENTS— euch a trifle that no family should be without one. It is a brush for hand use or you can put it in your mop handle and save your back ache. People are beginning to realize that our Saturday Special Sales are genuine bargains, and they who have been surprised at what we have been offering will bo doubly surprised at what we have yet in store for them. Wo were tho greatest surprised last Saturday when all of our kettles sold before nino o'clock in the morning. It will pay you to come early. C. M, Doxsee, Hardware. SHELLY & PETTIBONE, MARBLE Head Stones, ' Monuments, laySee u» before you contract.
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