THE WFER DES MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 1898, Q-rea/t Closing Out Sale. $15,000 WORTH OF DRY COO Traits, falises, Fraslip, Boots, IIMTII III! V RTH UllllL UULI I/Ill CLOTHING, HATS AND CAPS, We are giving these Bargains for CASH ONLY on account of being obliged to make some changes and an enlargement of our store room. The goods are in the way, and we have decided to close ."out everything possible before the 5th of July. Below we give a partial idea oi our stock and the prices we are making. 50 FINE Percale Waists Sizes 32 to 40; regular prices $1, $1.25, $1.35, and $1.60. SALE PRICE, SO cents. other waists equally cheap. LESS Than Regular Prices. Carpets, Mattings, Draperies, Lace Curtains, Window Shades, Art Denims, Chenile and Tapestry Curtains, all will go at wholesale prices. Our entire stock of all-wool K K ^ Ingrain Carpets at. CLOTHING PRICES UPSET. Our entire stock of 1,000 men's, boys' and children's suits, odd pants and vests now on sale at about the cost to manufacture. The most extraordinary clothing sale we have ever held or heard of. We quote a few prices: CHOICE NO. 1. 50 suits of cheviot and mixed goods, strong linings, well made; sizes 34 to 42. Regular price $5, 80,87. gyi en Sale price 4iOU CHOICE NO. 2. 50 styles suits strictly all-wool, In plain and fancy; all good styles, well made garments: regular price »0, $7, $C nn $7.50. Saleprlco..OiOU CHOICE NO. 3. 50 styles tweed chock plaids, cheviots, cassl- mere suits, sizes IIGto 42, regular prices, 87.50, J8.r>0, $0.00 ., . Sale price ., 8C DC OiOO CHOICE NO. 4. 50 styles of black and fancy worsted — Scotch mixture, lined and trimmed as well as any tailor made suit, In sacks and frocks, sizes 30 to 42, regular price $0, $10, 811, $12, $13, $14. SQ QC Sale price Uid3 CHOICE NO. 5. 50 styles In boys' long pants suits in ages from 12 to 18 years; good patterns, well made; regql'r prices $4.50, $5, $yj nil SO. Sale price.... 4iUU CHOICE NO. 8. 50 styles of boys' knee pant suits In vestee or double breasted coats, good all wool best made, sizes 5 to 14 years; regular price $4.50, $5.50 and $6.00. $ Sale price 100 doz, men's and boys' Shirts in all styles and all colors; regular price, 50c, 75c, 85c, $1. Sale price, choice,,, CHOICE NO. 6. 25 styles of boys' long pant suits 12 to 18 years, all wool fancy, the best in the house; regular price $7, $8, $9, 810. «C QC Sale price Oi30 CHOICE NO. 7. 50 styles of boys' knee pants suits —good patterns, double breasted fancy cassimeres, ages 0 to 14: regular price $3, $3.50, $4, Is. 80 QC Sale price 4>«/J 25 dozen Men's, Boys' and One Way to Keep Cool children's And another easier way Is right here at home, in one of our feather-weight Summer Suits, as cool as an Iceberg, as comfortable as the best dreamer dreams of; our prices as exhilarating as the ocean's breezes themselves. You have no right to complain of the warm weather with a stock of Summer Clothing like ours within your reach. Hats The Label of a Famous Make Thit't Guaranteed. in black, brown, and tans; regular prices, $1.00, $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00, Sale price, dur Entire Line of 50c, 75c, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, etc. We show the largest Line of Ladies' Wrappers in the city, and the prices range at J1.35 GROCERIES. Sixteen ibs granulated Sugar $1.00 Best Japan Tea 39 Good Coffees 12| Choice Coffee 20 Dried Fruits, per Ib 5c, lOc, 12i 12 bars good soap for.. 25 Best Syrup 35c Climax or Spearhead tobacco 40c Battle Ax plug 25c All ground spices 25c Best Lye 7o Best broom 25c Arm & Hammer soda. 7c 500 YARDS Worsted Dress Goods, all colors, styles, and qualities, at the manufacturers' cost OK/-» prices. Black fancy brocade, 40-inch.... <^QG All other dress goods in proportion. "~"~~ 500 YARDS Plain and Fancy Silks— 25c, 35o, 45c, 50c, 75o Handkerchiefs- Ribbons, Laces, Embroideries, Corsets, Hosiery, Dress Trimmings, Kid Gloves—25 PER CENT. OFF FROM REGULAR PRICES. Prints, Ginghams, Lawns, Percales, Muslins, Outing Flannels, Sheet- ings, Towels, Table Linens, Napkins, etc., 20 per Cent. Less than Regular Prices. $0 A A 15O pair ladies' fine Vici Kid custom- made; regular sizes; retail prices $2.50, $2.75, $3, and $3.25. Sale price 15O pair ladies' fine Kid Shoes; sizes 3 to 7; D and E width; regular^prices$1.75, $2.00 and $1 TA '''' A i «J U $2.25. Sale price! 25 pair ladies' Kid lace all sizes. Sale price. 2OO pair Ladies' Oxfords; tie. Your choice ; <H l» Children's Shoes VERY CHEAP-At 50c, 75c, 85c, $1.00. ROD PAIR Men ' s and B oys' Shoes at *->yj\J Wholesal Prices. We have all styles, sizes, and widths. Yours for trade and low prices, UNO. GOEDERS. NEWS OF KOSSUTH COUNTY WILLEYS TELL ABOUT KLONDIKE, Liotts Creek School House Being Rebuilt—Miscellaneous Memoranda of the Week. The Willey brothers have written to LuVerne friends some of their experiences in Klondike. The News gives a letter from Al. One paragraph ia as follows: Wages are from $6 to $10 a day, hay $300 a ton, meat 40 cents a pound, eggs 70 cents, flour $25 a hundred, horse shoes $2.50 each and other things according, There.is $25,000,000 ready to be shipped out of Alaska this spring. Burnett's party is below us on the lake building boats. We saw the Garner party at Sheep Camp. Two of them have died. There have been five deaths here since we came, mostly young men. If you could see the fools work you would not think it strange, they seem to be crazy. It is daylight here from 2 a. m. to 11 p. m. WlUUemore Champion. The rebuilding of the Lotts Creek Bphpol house, which was demolished by the cyclone, is in progress and fast nearing completion, It is 28x40, which is considerably larger than it was before. The wprk on the church has not yet commenced. Several people from this vicinity attended memorial exercises at Algona and say that the speech by Col. Clarke wa.8 especially interesting. A very large crowd was present- It is claimed that an Algona newspaper man wrote to the seed department at Washington, asking for tobacco seed. Be told the secretary that be preferred the B&ttle/a* variety, CUimax would do. $uyt Mp»«or. in 45,250 pounds of milk. It broke all previous records, and is the most milk ever received in any one day since the organization of the creamery. Six cars of stock were shipped from here Sunday morning. Will McDermott had three cars of cattle, John Kerr and G. N. Patterson one, S. Nich olson one car of hogs and D. Paine one. The Portland gopher picnic is to be held at J. H. Grover's on Saturday, June 18. The usual miscellaneous program of amusements will be arranged, which will appear in these columns later. There will be no doubt about the usual good time. Tom. Trainer's side in the count won by some 600 tallies. Swea City Herald. Chas. Rippe, owner of the big elevator here, will build a new one at Germania, beginning at once. This will give him five elevators along this branch of railroad. R. M Richmond writes from Port Arthur, Texas: I find a large proportion of the business men here are northern people, and as many from, Iowa as any other state. The people are generally, and especially at Port Arthur, very social and intellectual, which location two years ago and all the land surrounding it to the extent of 50,000 acres was occupied by great herds of ca tie, and the only inhabitants were cow boys. ' Ledyara Leader. Peter Jensen was bedfast on account of sickness for about a week a short time ago and hie neighbors hearing of it ana knowing bis corn wasn't in turned out and in less than two days had 60 a,ores of corn planted for him In gpod shape. Friday young Hi. Eggart of Grant township came to town and said be was going tPget on a "shine,"and he did to a certain extent. He succeeded in getting enough liquor down hi? eecfe $o make hipj fouj mouthed ft»fl abusive and get him into trouble with one of our townsmen. The marshal ajjd, tody, and when taken before his honor, Mayor Shipley, a fine was imposed, or 30 days in the county jail. Eggart said he had been "pulled" a good many times and had never yet paid a fine and that he was not going to begin now, that he would "lay" it out. He was taken down to Algona, where he sized himself up behind the bars over Sunday. Monday morning he came to the conclusion he would rather go about his labors on the farm and telephoned up to his employer to pay his fine, which was done and he returned home that afternoon. A Curious Escape, Lightning struck Nelson Miller's house in Hebron, coming down the chimney, blowing off the stove doors and plowing up a space 6x6 in the floor, blowing a hole in the ground 16 by 20 inches, also melted two holes in a galvanized wash dish which hung on the wall at a distance of eight feet. It also melted one table knife and charged the entire set with electricity. The Leader says the strangest thing of all was Mr. and Mrs. Miller and their son were within six feet of where it struck and they didn't so much as receive a shock from it. Wesley News, The largest number of cattle ever shipped from Wesley at one time left here for Chicago yesterday morning at 9 o'clock. The cattle were the proper' ty of R. T. Allison, two miles north of Cprwith, who drove them in about 7:30 and loaded them into a special train of 17 cars, which were waiting on the sidetrack. On Monday afternoon Chas. Gorman killed the largest rattle snake ever seen in this neighborhood. While attending to his work he heard a hissing noise and looking to one side saw the rattler poised with bis head erect about to spring at him, With a Ipng pole he won killed the snake. It measured five feet and bad U rattles, 8. XJ Way returned Monday morn- tog after a trip through southern Min- nespta £n,d Spiith Dakota, In company with his brother, T. A., they started Friday to inspect the new telephone line which is being put up through that section of country. The telephone company have already constructed over 200 miles and will put in between 300 and 400 more this summer. The construction crew is now averaging about 15 miles per day. Stitzel says the prospects are good for a big crop of grain in ^eastern South Dakota and was surprised to see so many good looking farms. LuVerue News. The M. & St. L. Ry. will run special trains to St. Paul and Minneapolis on Sunday, June 12, at very low rates of fare. Round trip tickets only $2. Last Wednesday afternoon the barn of Wm. Notestine near Hardy caught flre and burned to the ground. The cause of the fire is unknown, but it was probably from the overheating of a manure pile caused by recent rains and warm weather. Wesley Correspondence. WESLEY, June 6.—Our public schools closed last Friday with an exhibition in the evening at the opera hall; The program was a good one and was well rendered, and all those present remarked what an improvement the scholars of our schools have made In the past two years. Prof. W. H. Brown as an organizer and Instructor is a good one and bis equal is not to be found in this part of the state. During the two years he has had charge of our schools they have grown in magnitude, until now the Wesley public schools are recognized as one of the best in the county. Not only has Prof.' Brown shown himself a strong man in the school room, but as a citizen he has commanded the respect of all, both patrons and scholars, for his strong, manly character in his social and Christian life. It is with regret that we Ipse go valuable a teacher, citizen and ols estimable family from our midst, l>ut owing tp the difference in salary In. what he was getting here and what he will receive at L^ke Pity, where be goes, we could not expect to retain him longer, but the good wishes of hismanj friends here will follow him, Terribly heavy rain storms passed over this section last Sunday morning which has made the ground too wet to cultivate corn. Quite a number of our Wesleyites took In the picnic at German Valle; Saturday. The Wesley band was ou and furnished the music. All say the; had a pleasant and social time. Elder Yetter of Algona held his third quarterly communion services here Sunday morning, but owing toth heavy rain the attendance was not a: large as usual, but notwithstanding the elder preached a good sermon, Mrs, Geo. A. Frink and family are here visiting. Guy M. Butts, F. C. Bacon, Will Me Cutohin and R, B, Hopkins arrived home from Chicago this morning where they have been on business. B. M. Smith, our resident dentist, is suffering from a severe attack of rheumatism, but at the time of this writing Is some better. Wm. Bible, or better known as "Scrap Iron Bill," will give a lecture on "The Little Things of Life" at the Methodist church Wednesday evening, June 8, for the benefit of the Epworth League. Admission 10 and 15 cents. Everybpdy is in one way or another acquainted with "Scrap Iron Bill" and all know a good lecture can be expected. Miss Hattie Shaw, who is teaching ing three miles north pf Algona, came home Friday afternoon to take part in the school exhibition, returning to her schppl again Saturday. Spme of our high school girls will attend the summer school at Algona this summer. _____ . THE Mason City Brick and Tile Co. makes the best drain tile and hollow building tile in the world and lowest F. O. B. any station. " CAMEO" canned goods are just the at this season. Found only at M, & GROVE & SON'S. , SHELLY & PETTIBONE, MARBLE Head Stones, * Monuments, XO-W.A.. t3?~See us before you contract. L of PUBE LINSEED OIL mixed with a gallon of makes 2 gallons of the VEBY ta •A yourpalntblll. is JMB MOBB DTOABM than !>OH "=" ***» and is ABSOMJTBI* MOT POWO»OTO ade of the BUST oy SSr U* au Kood Peters use, and u . No trouble tomlr! IOT to OBAOK, BtiBTna, Vmit or Oair. F.HAMMAR PAINT CO., St. touls, MO. Bold and pjaranteed by « Dealer in Lumber, Grain, Coal, Pa}n*s, U118, etc., IllVJNQION, IOWA.
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month