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Plenty of rain for fall pastures.
Ole Larsen left Elkhorn Tuesday for Denver, Colorado. The Elkhorn Barber returned last Friday from his trip to Omaha. Wilhelm "Wiges has had a new well dug on his place east of Elkhorn. The republicans of Clay township are to hold a caucue Monday, Sept. 21. There is to be a business meeting IJie Ivimballton church next Mon day. H.'C. Madsen, of Kimballton, was back from Omaha for a few days this "week. "Work 011 the new brick furniture store of Elkhorn was begun this week. James & Hansen were busy Tuesday unpacking and arranging a lot of fall goods. Peter Kroman is planning to build on his lots in Elkhorn in the near future. Kimballton-Elkhorn A Sunday School picnic is planned for next Sunday to be on the college campus. C. C. Nelson, Ivimballion'e auction eer, cried a stock sale in Hamlin last Tuesday. The new road law has had a good year for a test and now we all wish it was the other way. J. P. Nelson and wife of south of Elkhorn, visited P. R. Nissen Sunday returning Wednesday. Mrs. A. Berggreen has taken the postoffice in charge (luring tbe ab sence of Mr. Berggreen. Rain and the lack of tiling have stopped the ditching on the .Tens Hansen farm near Walnut. The Tanglefeet and Honey Suckles are to play a game of ball on the lat ter's grounds next Sunday. Nels Chistensen and son, John, ex pected to attend the Camp meeting at Wiota the last ot this week. Mr. Fiscus, north ot Kimballton, was in town Monday and purchased a new buggy of Esbeck & Co. The fishing party of Kimballton that enjoyed an outing on Wall Lake returned the first of last week. Rev. Anker, of Oakfield, has im proved the convenience of his barn by remodeling it at odd moments. Misb Martha Nelson, of Me Grove, visited at the home of James Christensen and others last week. Miss Christena Johnsen departed Tuesday from Elkhorn for Council Bluffs where she has employment Chris Larsen and wife, of Walnut visited their uncle, Peter Jensen, the Elkhorn clothier, Saturday and Sun day. Notice the large ad. of Rattenborg & Rasruusson in this issue. If you're your thinking of buying land it will pay you to read it. Kimballton, Iowa. White Knight cigar. Every puff a pleasure. 5c cigar. The best in Elkhorn. At the Bakber Shop. 39 tons hard nut coal at the Green Bay Lumber sheds at Brayton. Nels Sorenson, Mgr. Drace Sorensen treated himself to a buggy which he purchased of the Elkhorn Implement company last week. A party was given to the young folks of Elkhorn and vicinity Satur day evening at the home of Knud Nelson. Chris Christensen and Dan Larsen traded horses one day last week, what Dan's animal lacked in horse he made up in cash. John A. Petersen and sister Ida ot Elkhorn, left Sunday to visit their sister, Mrs. Willie Andersen, near Kimballton. Chris Thompson, manager of the Kimballton creamery, has employed another new assistant whose name we did not learn. Many young friends assembled at the Kimballton dancing hall Satur day night and passed a tew hours ot social amusement. Rudolph Anderson is pushing the work of his new dwelling as rapidly as possible. The frame is up and it will soon be enclosed. The talk in tavor a sidewalk from the stores in Elkhorn to their public schools is being favorable received by many of the inhabitants. Nels Thompson, who is with the Rock Island concrete gang, with head quarters in Atlantsc, was visiting friends south of Elkhorn Sunday. Chris Christensen,southeast of Kim ballton, bought the property last week now occupied by Peter Hansen of the firm of Faaborg & Hansen. Chris Hansen, of Elkhorn, is now arranging to begin a large building on his lot where the other one was destroyed by fire a short time ago. Mr. Frank Duncan, the Audubon piano tuner, has been rendering some very satisfactory work in his line around this vicinity the last week. The Pansy Blossoms, south of Elk horn, ind the Tanglefeet, of near the Oakfield creamery, played a game of ball on the latter's grounds Sunday. Many young friends gathered at the home of Nels Olsen, of Elkhorn, Mon day evening in honor of Miss Dagmar, their daughter, it being her 22 birth day. Geo. N. and Chr. N. Christensen, ot Kimballton, purchased a car load of horsea in Omaha last week and took them to Chris' place north of Kimoallton. Peter Nissen, of near Hamlin, is one who will know the comforts of a new buggy, having bought it last week from the Implement company of Elkhorn. Buggy Sale! M. N. Esbeck & Co. are having a special sale on the world renowned Kratzer, Clark and John Deere Buggies, Surreys, Carriages, Phaetons at Record Breaking Prices for cheapness. Just ask them the price on some vehicles you need and be convinced of this fact. The Storms have been the cause of more plowing than usual this year and we are prepared to help you by selling you a Plow that plows, exceed ingly cheap, either riding or walking. The reason explained on inquiry. We now have a full line of Hardware and Tinware. John P. Johnsen, owner of the Stan farm south of Elkhorn, was in town the first ot this week and took home a buggy from the Elkhorn Imple ment company. The members of the Oakfield church are putting a woven wire fence around the grounds of the parsonage. It will add much to the preservation of his truck patch. The young people in the vicinty of Kimballton have raised 8500 in the last two months to aid in the erection of a 810,000 building at Grand View college in Des Moines. Ludwig Schack, of Harlan was in Ivimballton Saturday evening to visit a short time with friends and to get his wife who has been visiting in this vicinity for some time. Peter Bertelsen's father-in-law of Nebraska, has completed the improve ments on his lots in Kimballton. It is now in shape for him and his family 50 occupy at their disposal. The Lutheran congregation of Kim ballton have received the 85,000 sub scription which they started out to get in August. The building com mittee met Monday to arrange for the hauling of brick and locating the site. S. Jorgensen, southeast of Kimball ton, employed the pump men of there to fix his pump Tuesday. He thought for a time that his place was a small Holland where there is "Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink." Miss Lillie Jacobsen, of Omaha, was expected in Elkhorn Wednesday to visit Anton Jacobsen and Mrs. N. J. Christensen for a time, she will then go to Audubon to visit her cou- city. The Kimballton Danish Lumber Co. met Saturday to appoint a com mittee to meet a like committee of the Elkhorn Lumber Co., which was appointed some time ago, to discuss the proposition of consolidating the two lumber companies. Your attention is called to the follow ing goods which com mands your admiration in spite of yourself, if you compare price and quality. Kirkendall's Good Shoes. Plow Shoes for $1.25. Overcoats and Fur Coats. Peter Jensen, Elkhorn, Iowa. M. N. ESBECK & Co. "The relation between the family and the Sunday school" is the sub ject for the discourse at the Oakfield church Sunday morning. The pastor extends a hearty welcome to all and will give interesting thoughts and suggestions to all interested in this subject. Mr.Chris Audersen and wife, north east of Elkhorn, were called to mourn the death of au infant son last Mon day night. The little one, though only a few months old, had won the affection of his father and mother to a great degree which was strengthened by his being one of the twins born to them, A. Berggreen, the Elkhorn post master, left Tuesday for Hawley, Minn, at the head of a group of land seekers. Those that went with him were Harold Johnsen, David Lamer, JeusC. Nelsen, C. W. Boysen and Hans Nicolisen, of Clinton, who met the others at Savannah. The party ex pects to be gone about ten days as they intend to stop at intermediate points. Friends and relatives of Chris Jor gensen and wife, west ot Kimballton, gathered at their home last Thursday to celebrate their silver wedding. The sewing society presented them with a set ot silver spoons for which they are justly proud. Perhaps the most lasting feature of the occa9ion was the little talk by Rev. Anker which led many to view this life with au understanding ot its realities a3 had never been shown to them. Farm For Sale, Cheapl My farm ot 120 acres, one mile south aud four miles east of Elkhorn, will be sold cheap if sale is before Sept ember 25, 1903. Chris P. Ratticnborc,. Atlantic, Iowa. Box 463. Sharp Shooters at Elkhorn. Elkhorn has arranged for two days of shooting next week. On Monday the semi-annual prize shooting takes place just south of .Tames & Hansen's store. On Tuesday the contest lor the championship and Hag between ten picked meu of the Elkhorn club and ten picked men of the Oakfield town ship club will be held on the same grounds. This proves to be very in teresting in this line as the Elkhorn club, though crowded at every con test, generally leads in contests of this nature. Owes his life to a Neighbor's kindness Mr. D. P. Daugherty, well known throughout Mercer and Sumner coun ties, W. Va., most likely owes his life to the kindness of a neighbor. He was almost hopelessly afflicted with diarrhoea was attended by two phy sicians who gave him little, if any re lief, when a neighbor learning of his I serious condition, brought him a bot tle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, which cured him in less than twenty-four hours. For sale by Xick DofHng & Co. Cheek Dock Knowledge. If woman wishes to use tier check to pay a note at some otlmr bank or in buying property she nwy find it neces sary to get it certified. This is done by the officer of tlte bank, wtio writes across the face of the check above his came the word "Certified" or "Good when property indorsed." The amount will be immediately deducted from the depositor's account and held In frost if lie bank oirtfl the check Is presept- Banks wil) -certify any clieck drawn upon iV'xn jj J^ ^depo^tor has the amount called for charged Id he? cred it. If the depositor should get a check certified, and through eomo change in ctreHiastances" not use it It should be deposited at the bank, for otherwise her a^cormt will be short the afiioimt for which the check is drawn.—Kath erlno Smith in Housekeeper. Women Docturo to Algeria. The powers that be in Algeria are instituting the woman doctor In each village where tbe Mussulman popula tion Ls RUllidently large. Therein the French government ls fallowing the ex ample set by Lady Dufferin in India and by Austria in Bosnia. There ls still any amount of room for the wom an doctor among t)w Mohammedan communities In many parts of tlie world. In this matter England, in the person of Mrs. Garrett Anderson, was the plontKir and still remains ahead. Great Britain Ls, of course, in virtue of her hold of India, the first Mohamme dan power In the world.—New York Commercial Advertiser. Practlot? For Chililpen. Tbo almost -criminal insistence of par ents in eomijelllng tfieir yauug daugh ters to practice the plaito by the hour ls sensibly receiving the attention of the family physician. Tha Berlin sci entist who took ambitious mothers and fathi?rs to tusk for inllicting nerve wearing irmslcal exercises, on their chil dren should find echo in this country of overproad parents and numberless prodigies. It te time the American doc tors sought to pat a stop to tlie univer sal piano playing and save the nerves of tho growing girl. Many complicated and often Incurable diseases will thus be averted. A Purgative Pleasure. If you ever took DeWitt's Little Early Risers for billiousness or con stipation you know what a purgative pleasure is. These famous little pills cleanse the liver and rid the system of all bile without producing unpleasant eilects. They do not gripe, sicken or weaken, but give tone and strength to the tissues and organs involved. W. H. Howell, of Houston, Texas, says: "No better pill can be used than Little Early Risers for constipation, sick headache, etc." Sold by Nick Dotting, Exira, F. H. Franklin, Brayton. Acer's Sometimes the hair is not properly nourished. It suffers for food, starves. Then it falls out, turns prematurely gray. Ayer's Hair Vigor is a Hair Vigor hair food. It feeds, nourishes. The hair stops falling, grows long and heavy, and all dan druff disappears. My hair was coming out terribly. I vrna almost afraid to comb it. But Ayer's Hair Vigor promptly stopped the falling, and also restored the natural color." Mes. E. G. K. "Ward, Landing, N. J. £1.00 a bottle. All druggists. Poor j. c. AYER CO., Lowell. Mass.. I A flost Liberal Offer. All our farmer readers should take ad vantage of the unprecedented clubbing offer we this year make, which includes •with this paper The Iowa Homestead, its Special Farmers' Institute Editions and The Poultry Farmer. These three pub lications are the best of their class and should be in every farm home. To them we add, for local, county and general news, our own paper, and make the price of the four one year only $1.45. Never be fore was so much superior reading matter offered for so small an amount of money. The three papers named, which we club with our own, are well known throughout the West, and commend themselves to tlie reader's favorable attention upon mere mention. The Iowa Homestead is the great agricultural and live stock paper of the West The Poultry Farmer is the most practical poultry paper for the farmer, while The Special Farmers' Institute Editions are the most practical publica tions for the promotion of good farming ever published. Take advantage of this great offer, as it will hold good for a short time only. Samples of these papers may be examined by calling at this office. The purpose of House Faint is to ately Protect I N O A I 5 1 0 S and Heautify* "Linseed oil is the life of paint" because it is the binder, the mucilage, that holds the pigments (the dry paint) to the surface and only when the oil loses this binding quality through its dis integration by atmospheric influences should the loosened dry particles of pigment come off. Th» office of the pigment is decorative and also preservative? In prolonging the life of the oil by pro* tecting it from the elements. Absolute certainty of the purity of the linseed oil the chief economy in paint buying, for to exactly the extent that the binding quality of the oil is weakened by the use of adulterants or cheap "thinners," whole paint is diminished. Yotx have this absolute certainty on your house when you buy Kinloch Faint, and give your paint this absolutely certain durability by mixing this oil gallon for gallon with the thicK "Kinloch" paste N Back Home The Rock Island will run Home Visitors Excursions to many points in Ohio and Indiana on September 1, S, 15 and October 6. The rate will be one and one-third fare for the round trip and tickets will be good thirty days from date of sale. Let the Rock Island Agent plan your trip and show you how comfortably it can be made. The Best Low Priced Watch Made Non-Magnetic Fully Guaranteed For sale by All JEWELERS Illustrated Booklet on request,showing COLORED FANCY DIALS The New England Watch Co. Factories— WATERBURY, Conn. Offices- New York, Chicago, San Francisco. CANADIAN LANDS Millions of Acres of the finest Farming and Grazing Lands open for settlement. Small taxes, cheap fuel, good climate, enormous crops. Lands sell at $3.50 per acre and Hp, payable in ten annual install** ments. Why rent a farm when you can buy one for less money than you pay as rent. Thousands of U. 5. settlers are go* ing. For full information apply to A. C. SHAW, Qen'l Ag't* Pass. Dept. CANADIAN PACIFIC R?Y. 228 So. Clark St., Chicago, III constitutes the durability of the of the quality of the oil in the Faint put because you buy the oil separ« in which, for your convenience and the certainty of proper proportions, all the pigments, tinting colors, "turps'* and dryers are ground together and sold you, ready for the admixture of the pure raw oil by yourself. These facts alone make "Kinloch9* the ideal paints this guarantee of durability through your personal knowledge of the purity of the oil, is the fact that when you buy two gallons of the ordinary ready-mixed paint—the "ready for the brush" sort—you pay the ready-mixed paint price for the one gallon of oil therein, regardless of its purity, or 2 1/2 to 3 times more We invite correspondence from thoso who use or buy House Faint. We sell through the dealer only but he will get "Kinloch" for you if you show him this ad. There is no Substitute but besides than for the fresh pure oil in your local dealer's barrel. O A N S a in Are You Going? Write or call on the undersigned for full information as to cost of tickets, train service, etc. JN0. G. FARMER, Gedar Rapids, la. ON OCTOBER 8th to 17th inclusive,round trip tickets to California from Omaha, St. Joseph and Kansas City, $50.00. Proportionately low rates from all points via the Burlington Route, the scenic line. Liberal lim its, liberal stopovers. See Denver, Colorado's scenery, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, San Fran cisco. It doesn't, cost much to make the trip living is cheap in California board at hotels, boarding houses and ranches $8 to $10 per week and upward. Let tne Fend yon folder tolling about Cali fornia—its attractions, hotels, boarding house?, etc. It's frue. Tbrr-r.^i ptanrinrri «iil tourist sloopere, liivcr to California. J. FRANCIS, Qsncral Passenger Agont, Omaha, Web.