DES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, -- •• ---- ......~— .^^^^^i^^^^iffgjsjffitg^fgi^gHB^Bg^fiiffBfBIBB^*^ Shoes FOR THE- School Children You will Need Them Now. We have them in endless variety and can provide your • wants in this line better than anyone else. Our stock of Boots and Shoes of all kinds was never more complete. It will pay you to trade with us. Brownell & Allied, The Shoe Merchants, Algona, Iowa. Fine Repairing and custom v.-ork. "There's The Rub." The iiu wasn't honest and the iron rusted through and no amount of scouring would make it right. When it comes to kitchen utensils \ve try first to buy right and you soon find out •whether or not we sell right. So much cheap and worthless tinware has been sold the past few years that people who have bought it are becoming convinced that the BEST in tinware is the cheapest. We have made it a rule to buy the best we can find, and when you purchase a piece of our ANTI-RUST tinware with a positive guaranty that if it rusts at ANY TIME it will be replaced, you may know that you are getting' the best. C. M. Doxsee, Hardwaie. I will continue my cost sale on SHOES until all are sold. We will keep the stock well assorted on all staple goods, and will sell them at cost until all of our high priced shoes are sold out, We will also sell all Rubber goods at flat prices. JAS. TAILOR GET WATER OR NO PAY. The undersigned has a complete Steam Cablu Well Prilling Outfit, !WM«ijS|g*»W^I*»»«w ». a TO BUILD A STEEL BRIDGE BLAOKFOED OEOSBIUG THE PLAOE Bridge Men Soon to Submit Bids—Sewerage for the Court House—Other County Board Doings. It has been practically decided by the county board to put in a steel bridge on the river west of Algona, where the Blackford bridge is. The adjourned meeting will be held next Monday to hear bridge men, and at that time a definite arrangement will be made. The idea is to put in steel tubing piers, driven full of piling, and filled with concrete above. It was also practically decided to connect the court bouse with the sewer, if that is extended, and put in water closets, etc., for the use of officials and the public. John G. Smith is a committee to attend to this matter. The matter of numbering the county bridges came up, but no action has yet been taken. The new law requires that every bridge in the county be numbered at each end, by having a plain, board nailed and neatly painted. The board did a large amount of business at its meeting expeditiously. ELECTION JUDGES. The following judges of election were appointed to sit in November. Two extra were named for Sexton, as they have no clerks yet elected for that precinct. The list is as follows: First ward, Alyona, F. H. Vesper, Alex White, C. T. Laage. Second ward, Frank Dingley, S. E. McMahon, W. K. Ferguson. Third ward, A. H. Paine, P. L. Slagle, Thos. Henderson. Fourth ward, E. E. Savers, M. B. Chapin, J. T. Chrischilles. Buffalo, Geo. Frank, C. Riebsamen, J. S. Bouscher. Burt, G. H. Patterson, John Kerr, Wm. Knoll. Cresco, C. Rickard, L. Millen. J. H. CoveH. Eagle, John E. Pearson, Theo. Anderson, W. F. Murphy. Fenton, Aug. Kraus, Fred Stammer, W. C. Petit. Greenwood, J. H. Whelp, G. W. Smith, John Earnhardt. German, L. Genrich, K. Tjaden, Boy I. Pankukk. Garfield, H. Bell, John Mertz, W. A. Scott. Grant, D. Rasmusseu, John Kelling, N. H. Beard. Harrison, F. M. Slyter, Aug. Miehe. D. McGivney. Hebron, H. L. Baldwin, S. Rowe, Herman -Doege. Irviuglon, Robt. Buchanan, C. R. Lewis, Horace Mann. Lotts Creek, C. E. Roupe, War Dau, J. O. Rawson. Lu 'Verne, I. P. Harrison, John Behnke, A. K. Clapsaddle. Ledyard, A. J. Dunlap, Frank Weimer, W. A. Wright. Lincoln, Sabin Julius, Wm. Warburton, C. Piippentrop. Portland. T. Fox, Wm. Shanor, M. J. Mann. Plum Creek, M. L. Godden. Fred Miller, Wrn. Paetz. Prairie, M, Rahm, Wm. Andorfer, John Longbottom. Riverdi.de, Joseph Schriber, C. Wal- billig, H. O. Matson. Ramsay, Frank Twehler, Wm. Wart' man, N. Collar. Swea, C. A. Molinder, Chas. Hal berg. .las. Cm-roll. Seneca, Wm. Kerr, John White, Lars Johnson. Spring-field, A. Martin, Fred. H. Smith, N. E. Bradhurn. Sherman, G. B. Sample, S. Steusey, Frank Divine. Sexton, E. Laage, F. R. Hedrick, A. Lsiage, E. Fitch, J. Mayers Sr. Union, Wm. Dodds, Herb Bailey, R. W. Barrett. Wesley, Leonard Falk, Peter Skow, Jas. Gui-ren. Whittemore, J. B. Besch, H. A. Lillibridge, G. A. Simpson. COMMITTEES APPOINTED. John G. Smith is a committee to view aud report on vacation of road asked by W. H. Nycutn; on grade between sections 4 and 5-95, 29 and 5 and 33-95 and 90, 29; to report on grade between 20-29 in Cresco, to build grade between 27 and 22-96, 29; to attend to the sewerage for the, court house. L. Barton is a committee to see about taking Mrs. Thos. Hanley to the poor farm; to settle with D. W. Rahm for moving fences; to report on bridge on 31-95, 29, and 36-95, 28; on bridge and grade on 25 and 36-94, 29; to expend one mill road tax in LuVerne township as as asked by I. P. Harrison. M. Weisbrod is a committee to report on bridge and grade between 27 and 28-94, 30; to build grade on east sido of Whittemore; to report on bridge and grade on half section lino of 36 in Greenwood. H. C. Hollonbach is a committee to report on grade between 10 and 15, and 15 and 16-97, 27, and between 16 and 21, and 14 and 15-98, 28, and 27-97, 28. W. J. Burton is a committee to report on bridge and grade between 7 and 8 in Lincoln; on grade between 32 and 33-100, 29; to report on grade between 23 and 24, and 24 and 13 in Ledyard. ROUTINE MATTERS. County auditor is ordered to notify trustees in all townships to have all obstructions removed from the county highways. County surveyor is authorized to exchange transits with Prof. Lilly, the county paying $35 to boot. School house loans of county auditor are approved, Bills of W. W. Haight for grading approved. Vacation of road on 13-99, 28 not granted. Clerk Croso reports $180 fees from July 1 to Sept. 1. Recorder Randall reports $712.75 fees from April 1 to June 30. Valuation of lot 1, block 5, Algona, reduced from $225 to $125. Exemption for trees asked by M. C. Baker not allowed. Highway from southeast corner 16 98, 30, north to 9-98, 30 vacated. Highway asked by Jens ]Mnk on 1698, 30 laid. ' Jload on J9-98, 2,8 as k e fl by cheding (aid. several tvaots beUmgin|f to widows of old soldiers are abated, they being unable to pay. Road along 29-9S, 28 asked by John Haupert laid over. Road asked by S. Warburton not allowed. VIA THE NOETHWESTEM. EXCURSION TICKETS TO COUNTY FAIR AT BLUE EARTH CITY, MINN., via the Northwestern line, will be sold at reduced rates, Oct. 6 to 9 inclusive, limited lo Oct. 11. Apply to agents of Chicago & Northwestern railway. EIGHTEEN karat rings that are 18 karat, not 14 karat rings made up by some jobber and stamped 18 karat. 6 DINGLEY & PUGH. MONEY—On first mortgages. Money—On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa. THOS. H. DAVIS now wishes to close out his entire stock of harness fixtures, etc. Call at once. Opposite Tennant bouse. PEKSOHAL MOVEMENTS. F. H. Vesper's father came last week for a visit. Frank Wartman is at his school in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Inghamwill be home tomorrow. Miss Helen Starr has gone to Grinnell to enter Iowa college. A. Hulbert and family expect to start for California tomorrow. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Simpson are home from their eastern trip. J. L. Donahoo took some Whittemoreitcs to Minnesota yesterday. C. C. Call and Thos. F. Ingham went to Des Moiues Saturday evening. Algona's old-time conductor, C^dwell, visited at D. S. Ford's yesterday. Mrs. T. V. Robinson is down from Minneapolis visiting her many friends. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Dingley and children ure expected home today from Ohio. Geo. Dingley, a 75-year-old brother of Frank Dingley, is out from Chautaucjua for a visit. Henry Mason came from Cedar Rapids Monday. He was down to attend a Workmen gathering. Mrs. Gardner Cowles went to Des Moines Wednesday to visit Mrs. Shore. She returned yesterday. Frank Tellier has gone to Grinnell for his last year in college. His sister, Belle, will go in a few weeks. F. M. Taylor spent last week at the Minneapolis state fair. He says it don't compare with the Iowa fair. Carm Davenport of the Algona Deposit and Loan association is off with his family for a vacation visit at Eldora. Robt. Ctmschilles, who has been in New York City for some years, is visiting in Chicago and will be in Algona soon. Rev. Buchanan is at Boone for a meeting of the Presbytery. He and Rev. Greenshields of Burt exchange pulpits Sunday. Mi's. Albert Kellogg of Sioux City and her mother, Mrs. Gibbs, a cousin and aunt of S. D. Drake's, visited in Algona Friday. Rev. Landis was atConvith last week to sit as moderator in a church trial. The pastor over there did not get on well with bis Hock. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Warren entertained a pleasant company last evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Stevens and Mr. and Mrs. Pitt Cravath. Fred. Fuller and son came home Saturday from a three weeks' vacation visit in the eastern part of the state. Mrs. Fuller returns this week. E. V. Swelling's brplher is visiting him. He spent four years in Colorado, at one time editing a paper there, and is a staunch free coinage advocate. Mrs. Geo. L. Galbraith euterlained between SO and 00 ladies Saturday at a sewing. It lacked a few days of marking her twentieth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Robt. McCoy of Lakeside, Minn., and Mrs. John W. McCoy of New Richmond, Wis., come to Dr. McCoy's today to bo present at the Clarke-McCoy wedding. C. M. Doxseo went to Des Moines Saturday to get an expert tinner and plumber. Andrew Hansen, for four years in Algona, started yesterday for Denmark to make a visit. Mr. Leonard of the Chicago Chronicle staff visiled al the J. R. Jones home last week. Mrs. Leonard, his wife, will be well remembered here. She is Mr. Jones' neice. Mrs. A. F. Call and son, Merrill, came from Sioux City Saturday to visit and at tend the Clarke-McCoy wedding. Mr. Call comes tomorrow, and Merrill goes Friday to Boston to school. Rev. Dr. Jackson of Emmetsburg will be present for Ihe marriage of Miss Lulu Clarke and Charles McCoy, which is to be celebrated Thursday evening at the Episcopalian church. Daniel Odell of St. Paul will come with Mr. McCoy as best man. Rev. Southwell will attend conference at Ida Grove next week Thursday. He is not planning on returning to Algona. He has made many friends who ^vill regret to lose him and his estimable wife, and who will hope that he gets his pick among the appointments. Among those who will be present for the Clarke-McCoy wedding are Mrs. Daniel Straw, Miss Florence Straw, Mrs. Frederick E. Watson, Miss Winnifred Walsou, Mr. Fred. Straw all of Wells, Minn., Miss Mayme Farrell of Mason City, Mrs. Dr. Colby of Clear Lake, Mrs. Chas. A. Clarke of Cedar Rapids, Mr. aud Mrs. Henry Straw of Garner. Stale Auditor McCarthy and wife, his daughter and husband, Dr. and Mrs. McNaughton of Eagle Grove, were in town yesterday on their way to Charles City for a wedding. In talking of state finances Mr. McCarthy said that the additions and improvements to the state buildings alone in the past two years more than covered the $410,000 the state is behind. Milwaukee Excursion Kates. Excursion tickets are now sold at reduced rates to Spirit Lake and Okoboji by the Milwauke line. Tickets for the exposition at Nashville, Tenn., May 1 to Oct. 31, are sold at 80 per cent, of full fare. FOR the annual meeting of the grand lodge I, O. O. F., to be held at Davenport, Oct. 19 to 22, the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company will sell excursion tickets Oct. 18 to 21 at one fare and one-third for the round trip.—glte QOKN IS OOOKIffg. Everywhere uut in Kossutu the Hot "Weather la Death out Com. The reports from Iowa and other states are that on all sandy aoddry land corn 5? shrivelling up. The hot weather in Kossutb is just ripening it to a turn. Ko?suth if again at the head of the procession. The state report is that the mercury has averaged 15 decree? above normal. For 12 days it has jeen above 90. Jelly's Father and Son Problem. To the Editor: Following is the problem as given in Aug. 25 issue of THE UPPER DES MOINES: Smith, Brown and Hinchon, with their sons, Adam. Paul and Will each own a tract of land in square form. Mr. Smith's tract is 23 rods longer on a side than Paul's and Mr. Brown's is 11 rods longer on a side than Adam's. Each man has 63 square rods more .ban his son. Find the full names of .he boys: that is whether Adam Smith, Adam'Brown or Adam Hinchon. There are only six possible combinations of boys a'nd men as follows: 1, Adam Smith, Paul Brown, Will Hinchon; 2, Adam Smith, Will Brown, Paul Hinchon: 3. Paul Smith, Adam Brown, Will Hinchon: 4, Paul Smith, Will Brown, Adam Hinchon; 5. Will Smith, Adam Brown, Paul Hinchon; 6, Will Smith, Paul Brown, Adam Hinchon. Now Adam cannot be Brown's son because a square track of land 11 rods on a side larger than another square tract is more than 63 square rods longer than that tract. This eliminates combinations numbers 3 and 5. Similarly Paul cannot be Smith's son, because a "square tract of land 23 rods on a side larger than another tract is much more than 63 square rods the largest. This also eliminates number 3 and also number 4. Let us then assume that number 1 is the true combination. By the conditions of the problem we there have Adam's land plus 63 square rods is equal to Paul's land plus 529 square rods, plus two strips of land, each 23 rods wide and as long as one side of Paul's land, and Paul's land plus 63 square rods is equal to Adam's land plus 121 square rods and two strips of land each 11 rods wide and as long as one side of Adam's land. By adding these two equations we eliminate both Adam's and Paul's land and have as a result twice 63 square rods are equal to the four strips of land above named plus 650 square rods a result manifestly absurd. Number 1 cannot, therefore, be the true combination. If we assume number 2 to be the correct combination wn have Adam's land plus 63 square rods equal to Smith's land, and Will's land plus 63 square rods is equal to Adam's land plus 121 square rods plus two strips of land each 11 rods wide and as long as one side oi Adam's land. Adding these two equations eliminates Adam's land, and shows Will's land plus twice 63 square rods equal to Smith's land plus 121 square rods plus the two strips above named. Now as the absolute size ol none of the tracts is given there is no reason why this result may not be true and number 2, therefore, may be the true combination. But by pursuing the same course of reasoning with respect to number 6, we find Will's land plus twice 63 square rods is equal to Brown's land plus 529 square rods plus two strips of land each 23 rods wide and as long as one side of Smith's land which for any condition of the problert to the contrary, may also be true, anc therefore number 6 may also be the true combination, But since number and number 6 cannot both be true, we must conclude the answer to the problem is indeterminate. I am a little surprised at the profess or for proposing aproblem thatdoes nol admit of a solution. O. F. HALE. T. H. DAVIS has farm lands, both im proved and unimproved, for sale at low rates and on easy terms. The lands are located in southern Minnesota, and are as good as Iowa lands and fully as productive. An improved farm at §16.50 an acre. This is a snap. Come quick if you want it. Also some gooc Kpssuth county land for sale, three miles from Swea City.-20t4 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, -A-Tostracts, ZReal Estate, Loans, and. Insia-raxxce. Office in Geo. C. Call Building. 60 YEARS' EXPERIENCE. TRADE MARKS, DESIGNS, COPYRIGHTS *o. 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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 surely. It stays just where it is placed. The cheapest higli-grade truss yet produced. It is absolutely guaranteed to flt and hold the hernia with comfort, or money refunded. Don't buy any other truss before tryingthis For sale and guaranteed by W. J. Studley, PHARMACIST, Boston Block, ALGONA, I A. has demonstrated ten thousand times that it is almost infallible FOR WOMAN'S PECULIAR. WEAKNESSES. Irregularities and derangements. It has become the leading remedy for this class of troubles. It exerts a wonderfully healing, strengthening and soothing influence upon the menstrual organs. It cures "whites" and falling of the womb. It stops flooding and relieves sup- pressed and painful menstruation. For Change of Life it is the best medicine made. It is beneficial • during pregnancy, and helps to bring children into homes barren for years. It inrigorates, stimulates, strengthens the whole system. This great remedy IB offered to all afflicted women. Why will any woman autfer another minute with certain relief within reach f Wine of Oardui only costs fl.OO per bottle at your drug store, for aAvlee, in ca*» requiring o>«e(ai eUree- Vpn*> addrwi, giving *vmptom«. Oie "LaUM Atviiorv Department," TJi*CTwtt«KK>flaAr«J- Mnt Qo., Chattanooga, Tenn. * PROFESSIONAL. v*~r*->^~i -—-v-v.—^-v^-^-x - ~ x- ^_^, CLARKE & COHENOUR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office over First National bank, Algona, la. E. H. CLARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Collection agent. Boston block. DANSON & BUTLER, LA W. LOANS. LAND. Collections a specialty. Office over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & MoMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office in Hoxie-Fercuson bljck. E. V. SWETTINO, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. J. C. RAYMOND. 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 SURGEON. Office aud residence over Taylor's. H. D. SPENCER, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sexton. Iowa. DR. MARGARET 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, Algeria, Iowa. DENTIST. A. L. RIST, D. D. 8. Local anaesthetic foi deadening pain in gums when extracting teeth. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med cines, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Boolco and. Sta.tion.ecsr. 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