UttPBft DBS MOlNlSS ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MBBtTA&V 2, best is always the cheapest —Chase & Sanborn s Teas and Coffees FOB SEVEBAL BEABONB- 1st They are better strength and go farther. &<L If they go farther they are cheaper* 3cL The flavor is better, 4th. The quality is always the same. 6th,, The superiority of their goods secured the World's Fair contract and pleased the millions of people who were served with them, and they will please you. 6th. (And last) we guarantee every pound to be the best goods on the market, and prices the lowest. Wf\LKER BROS., EXCLUSIVE AGENTS. PRINT SHOP NOT NEEDED, ALfiBAM WEM. THE '57 INDIAN TROUBLES, AS TOLD IN THE ALGONA "BEE." Blood-curdllnK Stories that Wore Told Oausod Settlers to Arm for Prospective Uattlos. should It not they can muster 100 able bodied men about the lakes and they feel confident that In case of an attack they will be able to stand their ground without much sncraflce on their side, as they will bo well equipped and prepared for the emergency. So our readers will see that we are not on the frontier nor in any more danger of a visit from Indians than from the pope of Rome." Prof. Owctt's 1'iftii for Coatltittltijt tile JSor mftl School Would In* elude Another Office. The final proposition of Prof. Albert G. Owen of Afton to establish a normal school at Algona has been submitted. As but very few who have seen It give any encouragement, it is unlikely that he will make his expected visit. Prof. Owen wants the town to put up $3,000 in cash, the main inducement being, apparently) the establishment of a new printing office in town. He writes as follows! The past failures of the school have given it a bad reputation, and it will be impossible to make a permanent success of it except upon the plan I outline. First, there must be a strong and able faculty. Second, this faculty must have a body of students the first year so as to make a reputation from the start. Third, there must bo systematic and constant advertising all the In November, 1858, about a year and a half after the Spirit Lake massacre, a little band of Sioux Indians visited the lakes. Wild rumors spread abroad when their tepee was discovered, and for a few days all the settlements adjacent were in a state of excitement. At Alffona the band had grown to 800 savages and hostilities were expected. One man claimed to have boon shot at. The settlers about the lakes surrounded the intruders and Mrs. Abbie Gardner Sharpe, who was then at Spirit Lake, went out to identify them if possible, as members of Inkpadutah's band. Their mission was found to be peaceable and they were allowed to depart. They were not, however, allowed to enter the settlement, being regarded as spies. A detailed report of this incident and perhaps the only one in existence is preserved in the faded copies of the Bee, a manuscript newspaper which was read at Monday evening meetings during 1858 in the Algona settlement. It furnishes a chapter of pioneer history worthy of more lasting record. The editor gives the particulars cheerfully, he says, " hoping they may have .a tendency to quiet the nerves of those who have been dreaming the last fortnight of conflagration, scalping knives, starvation and torture." The story as told in the Bee is as follows: " About four weeks ago a man while out hunting saw a tepee or Indian lodge about three miles from the town (Spirit Lake) and also saw Indians thereabouts. He being alone very naturally made way back to town with the intelligence. The news spread rapidly over the settlement, the people collected, together, and well armed scouts were sent out to reconnoiter the enemy's position. , They could find but one tepee, and concluded to venture up to It and ascertain the numbers and business of the occupants. Only five Indians were found at the camp. They seemed peaceably disposed and on being ordered to march they obeyed promptly. The scouts marched them towards town, but before they reached it were met by almost the entire male population of the place ' armed to the teeth,' Here they halted and held a council. Some were for meeting out summary vengeance on these five dusky heads, some were present who had friends brutally butchered or carried into captivity at the time of the massacre 20 months ago, and whose breasts the smothered flames of vengeance needed only the eight of an Indian to kindle them into uncontrollable fires, But the counsel pf the wise prevailed. Among the whites present was a man who had been engage^ in the government survey on the frontier for some time and who had learned something of tUe Indian language, JJe questioned the Indians cjo^ely concerning the massacre, but they eloquently repelled the charge of being concerned in that bloody deed. But be learned that the leader of the flve was a relative of Inkpadutah. Tfoie discovery excited the curiosity and suspicion of the whites and they pent for Mrs. Sharpe, formerly Miss Gardner, to see if she knew them. She Ofljwe out in company with other ladies to where the Indiana were, but could rgQOguize none of them. On bearing the Header pronounce his name, she Jjnew that sne bad frequently heard the name called, while a captive among , aad bel(eved him to be a brother- j? of Inkpadutah. They had pass? H't§ with them from the Indian agent ! Port ptdgely whlob allowed them, to $0 Cotton wood lake, about 16 ' 1 Spirit Lake, They said ,_ pome to flsh andhMntaod 1 thgy Meolaiwed any hostile intentions .... r.* . 3 to have great reverence W Washington, THINGS TO BEMEMBEB. G. A. R. tonight. Farmers' institute next wook. The Women's Relief corps meets tomorrow evening. The Equal Suffrage club meets with Mrs. Emily C. Dodge tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. W. C. T. U. will hold a family reunion at the home of Mrs. S. D. Hamilton next Wednesday. The Baptist ladies will serve dinner for the farmers' institute, Feb. 10, across the street from the post office. Union township will bold its lyceum Thursday night instead of Friday as heretofore, at the Schenck school house. The ladies of Algona Rebekah lodge are requested to meet with Mrs. T. H. Connor on next Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, instead of Thursday as before stated. The Irvington lyceum meets this evening and discusses foreign immigration. If the Algona boys come down to raise Ned again there will be a domestic emigration, with a boot toe incentive. Regular meeting of A. O. U. W. next Tuesday evening. Work in the first degree. Also a debate: Which la the best, classified, graded, or level assessment? All members come prepared to take part. There will be the regular services in the Episcopal church next Sunday morning with a celebration of the Holy Communion at 11 o'clock. Evening services at 7:30, All are cordially invited to attend. The annual meeting of the Algona cemetery association will be held at W. H. Nycum's office in the Kossuth County State bank at 4 o'clock Saturday, Feb. 12. This is for the election of officers and other important business. Rev. N. L. Packard of Buffalo Center will preach in the Congregational church next Sunday. Rev. Sinclair has gone to Buffalo Center to spend 10 days in a series of special revival meetings and will preach there Sunday. Mrs. Adelaide Ballard, president of the Iowa Equal Suffrage association, will lecture in court house hall on Tuesday evening, Feb. 8. The public is cordially invited. There will be , a meeting at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, when Mrs. Ballard will be glad to meet all who can come for an Informal talk. time from year to ycai\ My plan or proposition meets and provides for all these requirements surely and fully, and will, therefore, make a school from the start and maintain the start and increase It from year to year. Advertising, as I expect to advertise, costs a large sum annually—from one to two thousand dollars a year. My proposition is substantially as follows ; 1. The school property to be leased to me at a nominal rental for a term of years, with full power to organize and conduct the school. 2. The city to purchase 75 scholarships, each scholarship good for 40 weeks tuition, beginning with summer (opening) term of 0 weeks next summer, the price of each scholarship being $40, 8. I will put in a new and modern printing establishment, with power, cylinder press and folder, and issue an eight page monthly paper, size about 16x23 inch page, making the subscription prico 50 cents a year, minimum Issue 6,000 copies and from that to 10,000, as an advertising medium. This will not be on exclusively college paper, but a first class literary monthly of Interest to all classes of people, and to teachers everywhere. The home issue of this paper will reach the families of Kossuth county monthly. I will have a largo subscription list among the teacher's of the state, I will have a circulation of at least 4,000 In Kossuth county. The editing and issuing and securing subscription list for such a paper is not an experiment with me, and in u year or two I will have a subscription list of over 5,000 copies In Kossuth and adjoinlnlng counties, in addition to the foreign circulation. Nearly half of each page of this paper will be devoted to general commercial advertising. 4. The business and professional people of Algona to contract for advertising space in this paper for one year. This paper, being a monthly, will in no way come into competition with the regular weekly papers of Algona. Among the advantages to the city of having a first class college, I would call your attention to the fact that my paper will widely advertise Algono, and thus be of great'benefit to the city as well as furnish the best and most valuable means of advertising the college. I have two sons who are practical printers and thoroughly familiar with all the details of such a printingplant. My printing plant will bo entirely new and first class in every particular. With a power cylinder press, with folder attachment I will be equipped to Issue an edition of 20 to 40,000 at stuted times. Also to print and Issue thousands of catalogues and other advertising matter. In short my printing plant will make the college. My plan assures the people of Algona of my good faith in going into the matter of conducting the college on a permanent and solid business basis. My capital would be invested in the enterprise and in the city. I have first class school men who vill go into the college with me. I am asking the city to meet me half way in an enterprise which, on my plan will bo an assurred success from the start and give Algona a leading position among the towns of the northwest as an educational center One of Al. Adams' Farm Notes. A certain farmer had a largo crib filled with ear corn, and there was a knot hole in the south end of the crib. When a cyclone struck the crib it was claimed that the suction was so great that cob after cob was drawn through the knot hole leaving the farmer's crib full of shelled corn. so he decided to introduce some good blood Into Georgia. Mrs. Hay is in Dubtique and will go Friday. Capt. 15. D. Dodge, Mr. Douglas Lewis, H. C. Dodge and Mrs. H. O. Dddge, hate organized the Dodge Land and Investment company, with headquarters at St. Paul. The capital stock is $50,000 and the company will sell lands, make loans, and do a general business. Capt. Dodge will not leave Algona, and H. C. will have the business in charge. He Was in Algonalast week on a visit; LOVELY LETTERS. " What lovely letters I receive from Mary Hopkins," said one young lady to another in our hearing, and while we are not acquainted with the individual referred to, yet this remark gives us a favorable opinion of her, which we likewise have of all who master the art of letter writing, lor such persons seldom fall to win their way to social and business prominence. Parents, give your boys and girls a chance. Buy each one of them, who is ten years old and over, a scholarship in some school of correspondence where trained teachers conduct a practical and instructive and exceedingly interesting course of social and business correspondence with their scholars, old or young, at their homes. At the school named below the price of tuition has been reduced to the remarkably small sum of $2.40 per year, payable sixty cents quarterly In advance, or $2.00 In one cash payment. For some time this school has also furnished Its scholars all needed stationery, and will continue to do so In the future. Lot that progressive word, " Now," which hns boon the key note to so many successful careers, be your watchword, and apply at once for a scholarship In the National School of Correspondence at 1805 Fourth Avo. South, Minneapolis, Minn. Frank Nicoulin Land Company. OFFICES AT WHEATON, MINN., ORTONVlLLE, MINN.,! And ALGONA, IOWA. LAND OF No. i HARD WHEAT. Land that can be bought for speculation and will double in value; Land for a poor, man to DUV because one crop of flax or one crop of wheat at present prices will pay for the land. . . t>nti \A Also have some fine farms in Kossuth county for sale-wouia like to list more. We have hundreds of agents looking up customers for us, and If you want to sell your farm list it with us. It will be placed in the hands of all these agents for sale. _ **•„„„ We will will furnish you a half-fare rate to the lands in Minnesota and back, and if you purchase land the fare which you pay will be credited on the purchase price. Buy a farm and be independent. Call at our office and see us at once. We have some rare bargains. Frank Nicoulin Land Company, Legal Blanks Real Estate Mortgages, Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Leases, Cash or Share Rent, Real Estate Contracts, Bill of Sale, Chattel Mortgages, Satisfaction of Mortgage, Grass Leases, Notes, A full stock of these are kept constantly on hand and for sale by the dozen, hundred, or in larger quantities, at The Upper Des Moines NEWS BOOK, AND JOB PRINTING HOUSE, -ALGONA, IOWA. Everybody XilUes Emmetsburg Tribune: J. E. King came over from Algona Saturday evening 1 to spend Sunday with his family, Em. likes his position, the town, and people. He may move his family over there, but as yet has not fully decided. PBEBONAL MOVEMENTS, FBOBPEOT8 IN EUEOPE, The Lyceum Will Discuss England, France, Germany, and Russia Saturday Evening, Following is the lyceum program for Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock sharp at court house hall: Song ................ Miss Wallace's Pupils Recitation ..... , ............... Lulu Yetter Reading ..................... Bertha Telller Solo. .... ...................... Miss Peters Debate: Which of four nations, England, Germany, France, or Russia, has the brightest prospects for the future? In favor of England, E. H. Clarke; Germany, P.M. Curtiss; Fi-ance, Archie Hutchison; Russia, Chas, Cohen our, Song ................ Miss Wallace's Pupils Recitation .......... , . . . Willard Thompson Music, went to Lanai-k, 111., the serious illness of DOB to Minneapolis she will go to Iowa THE SIOUX CITY JOURNAL, Twice a week, four pages Tuesday, eight pages Friday. The best and cheapest. A delightful visitor antlei^ pated with pleasure by its thousands of readers. Two papers every week. The Journal's popularity is certainly evidenced by its large apd ever-increasing circulation. Bright, clean, an<J eu* tertalning. It pleases all- Opce a subscriber, always a subscriber. Features of the Journal:' The news of the world, able editorials, scientific miscellany. reliable market reports, short stories, humorous Illustrations, the latest fashion gossip. Terms of subscription: Oue foliar per year, 6Q gents fop six months, 25 cents fov three months. A trial PP48J 1 solicited,. Sample copies free pn, applioattQOi Ad,dresg, Perkins B s ros,'X30., Sl0u.x City, Ipwa,, Publish- the p,aiiy' Journal, $6 per yeftv; the MU tti, the Twice a, TO $aj.)/!5ven,tng -Times Mrs. Prof. Lilly last week, called hy her mother. Misa Louise McCoy this week for a visit. City before returning, Mr, Long and wife of Slbley visited Rev. Day's family over Sunday. They were former parishioners of the elder's. Geo. W. Franklin, one of the state fair directors, was in Algona Saturday evening visiting J, W, Wads worth. He had been holding a farmers' institute at Spencer. Word comes to Geo. C. Call of the arrival of a second daughter In his sister's, Vesta Miller's home, Cedar Falls. Her many Algona friends will be glad to learn that she and the little one are well. J, J. Ryan is up from Waterloo looking after his fartns. He says the fence gate business is good, and the insurance business is good, ana the gypsum business is good, According to James we are having good times. W. C. Henderson started Monday for Orange, Cal., where he has engaged to work for a year in the orange Avowing business. He is Thos. Henderson's oldest son, was street commissioner In Algona, and will be a first-class orange grower. Chester C. Call is home from Louisiana. He says ploughing for rice is now on and that everybody is busy. Rice is bringing good prices and the rice country is on a boom. He says from all he could loaru the south gouerully Is enjoying a rush of inuul- Frank Niooulln left Monday for a trip on tjie. Northwestern lines south of here working up Ms Minnesota land boom. He is branching out on a big scale ,and is putting out lota of advertising matter, C, F. Calkins will soon go to Illinois to st^rt buyers towards JJossutU. This is the way to do business trad to keep things moving. J. W, Hay started south Monday evening. Ho had » bull lie bought of Wjn, I?. Ferguson. sonjQ Shropshire sheep f vpm A, L. Bel.-._._ », „., ^^ fyom^jo, horses iu_W» JOTKJ 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 We it Is the best medicine made, It is beneficial during pregnancy, and lielps to bring children Into tomes barren, for years. It juvjsorates, etimu* lates, strengthens the whole eye* tem.' This great remedy is offered to all afflicted wpweij, \yhy will f.ay wouutn Buffer another tuiuute with certain relief within teach* Win? of Oardui only costs f l.QO Per bottle at your drug etoie. 1 advice, in ewes requiring tpetfal tHreo. «<Wr«8, rtvinq <>t!ffil>taBWi,Ww "f.ft$i ' icint On. Don't take any chance on Abstracts of Title. My books are thoroughly complete. None but experienced abstractors have ever written a word In them. My work Is done by competent persons and Is guaranteed. Anything entrusted to me will have prompt and careful attention. REAL ESTATE LOANS, FARMS AND WILD LANDS. C. C. SAMSON, Algona, Iowa. Opera House Block. DR. L. A. SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, med olnes, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Boolca and. eta.tloxa.ox7. PROFESSIONAL. -^^-* rf •>^s - r^-V^«'•>-'--' -v*- -^»^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 over Galbralth's. SULLIVAN & McMAHON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Office In Hoxie-Feruuson bl jck. Chas. J. Doxsee, --, :sa©a,l Estate, and. Iixs-o.rarx.ee. Office In Geo. 0. Call Building. WATER OR NO PA Y. Artesian weu uontractor. I have the only cable steam drilling machine owneu In the county; sink wells for water supply for towns, cities, and railroads. Special attention to farm well work. Estimates made. I em- B loy only expert drillers. Address A. Falley, Algona, Iowa. A FIRST-CLASS COLLEGE EDUCATION Free of Charge to Students of Iowa. Afforded by the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. A new college year begins Feb. 22, 1898. Large faculty, excellent equipment, reasonable living expenses. Thorough courses in the Sciences, in Agriculture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mining Engineering, a Course for Women, Veterinary Science, Dairying and Group Courses. You can have an illustrated compendium free by addressing PRES, W. M. BEARDSHEAR, Ames, Iowa. E. V. SWETTING, ATTONEY AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. J. C, nAYMOND. 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. MoCOY, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at residence, McGregor street. LEGAL NOTICES, *j~*S*V~**r**^*+*r*+S**r*~'-*~f^~r**S~.^+*S**f SHERIFF'S SALE, State of Iowa, Kossuth County, ss.—Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of February, 1808, at 10 o'clock a. m., at the court house in Algona, In the county and state aforesaid, will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the equity of redemption and the right of possession ot the following described real estate, levied upon and taken by virtue of a general execution from the office of the clerk of the district court within and for the county of Kossuth and state of Iowa, in favor of the Corwith State Bank of Oorwith, Iowa, plaintiff, and against the property of Edward Mahoney, defendant, for the sum of Four Hundred and Twenty-one dollars and costs taxed at Thirty-two and 80-100 dollars and accruing costs, to-wit; The equity of redemption and the right of possession in the east one-half of Section No. Thirty-four, Township No, Ninety-four north of Range No. Twenty-seven in Kossuth county, Iowa, west of the 5th P, M., that is reserved by law from the sheriff's sale in case of Henry Kliudt vs. Edward Mahoney et al., said sheriff's sale having been made on or about Jan. 82, A. D, 1898, in the case of Henry Kllndt vs. Edward Ma honey et al., under a special execution in a foreclosure proceeding that was issued out of the office of the clerk of the district court ol said county in said action to satisfy said writ and execution and accruing costs. Dated Jan. 84, A, D. 1808. 1 S. P. OHRISTENSEN, 45t3 Sheriff of Kossuth County, Iowa. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Algona, Iowa. M. J. KENEFICK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and 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, Algona, Iowa. DENTIST. 1. L. RIST, D. D, S. Localjinaesthetio fox deadening pain in GET WATER OR NO PAY, The undersigned has a complete Steam Gable Well Drilling Outfit, D. R. FRAZER. 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