The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 7, 1899 · Page 5
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WPEK DUB MOINES: ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1899, have never made much noise about the price and quality of our ...... SHOES but, in a quiet way, we manage to sell a great many pairs of shoes during the year* WHY? Becau&e the following prices sell them: Ladies' kid, lace, vesting top, black and tan, worth $4.00, at Ladies' Dongola polish, worth $2.00, at., $2.50 1.25 1.40 1.00 2.00 Chrischilles & Herbst. Misses' Vici Kid, black and tan, lace and button, worth $1.7$, at....» Children's " Daysee" school shoe, worth $1.50, at Men's Satin Calf, lace Or congress, worth $2.50, at WHO WAS THE SLEEPER? Dr. Morse Tells a Story Tlint Calls for Explanation. Dr. Morse stands sorely in need of help to figure out how It happened. Here is the story as he tells It himself: He went home from council meeting late Monday night, and, Mrs. Morse being away and no one about the house, he "turned in" without ceremony, looking neither to the right nor to the left, for he was weary from a long session of the city fathers. He avers that he slept well, and was free from those annoying dreams that sometimes beset even*so good a man as he. He has been looking for his father from Des Moines for a day or two, so when he awakened about 6 o'clock in the morning and saw a man sleeping on the sofa near by, and so wrapped in the embrace of Morpheus that he could distinctly hear the heavy breathing, he made a mental calculation that hisj paternal ancestor had arrived in the night and gone to the house and to bed without waiting for him to come. So the doctor turned over,, took another nap, and a little later arose, only to discover that the man he had seen was gone. Diligent search yesterday morning failed to disclore his father's presence in this city, so he is convinced that it was not he whom ho saw steeping so comfortably on the sofa. But there is still a lingering curiosity in his mind to know whom he did see. He is sure he was not dreaming and equally sure that the story he tells is the solemn truth. Further developments will be awaited with much interest. THIS is the time to get a fan. We have a nice line of the empire fans, and palm leaves of all kinds. GEO. L. GALBRAITH. elsewhere, will go Into camp at Goldfield, Iowa, June 23 to July 2, 1899. Their tents will be pitched beside the flowing wellu and beneath the shade of ancient trees. Dr. D. M. Yetter will be in command. Dr. Henry Ostrom will be field marshal and Prof. Hillis chief musician. Rev. P. W. Glnn, of Eagle Grove, is quartermaster, and will furnish you a tent if you ask him. Everybody is invited to attend. A WOMAN wants a man for a husband, one with life, energy, courage. "Girls,-if you get one without these good qualities, give him Rocky Mountain Tea. 'Twill do the business." Ask your druggist. FOR SALE, nine-room house, large barn, good cellar, well, cistern, city water, two lots; reasonable terms. East McGregor street. Inquire at this office. FINE cow for sale. JNO. G. SMITH. HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION. MONEY to loan at 5 per cent, interest. Optional payments. H. HOXIE. Buy Your Wedding Rings of us; we always make the bride a present. Beware of imitators and people who would duplicate this proposition. They say if you will do this or if you will do that, or if so and so was the case, then they will ofTeryou the above proposition. There is always that if, if, if, in the way. .We are positively the originators of low prices in the jewelry business of Kossuth county, and will continue to undersell all competition without any ifs or ands. DINGLEY & PUGH. District Cump Meeting, The Algona district camp meeting will be held at Goldfleld next month. The following notice has been issued by the committee: The division of the Sacrament Hosts known as the Methodists, who reside in the valleys of the Des Moines, Iowa and Boone riv.ersand Exercises Will Take Place Prlday Evening at the Opem House. The graduating exercises of the high school will take place at the opera house on Friday evening, June 9, beginning promptly at 8 o'clocic. The first part of tho program will be given by pupils who do not graduate. To de- fmy the necessary expenses an admission fee of 25 cents will be charged. This will secure a reserved seat at Ehler & Adams' drug store. Should there be any surplus funds after paying the necessary expenses, the amount will be placed in the high school piano fund. Following is the program: PAUT I. Orchestra. Invocation Rev. Ollerenshaw Chorus "Voice of the Western Wind" Pupils. Recitation " Zonobia's Ambition" Helen Dodpto. "Have Statesmen or Warriors Been of Greater Benefit to the United States?" For the Statesmen, Herman Mayne. For the Warriors, Harold Hutchins. Primary song Miss Mulntyro's Pupils Recitation " The Double Sacrifice" Katie BlacUford. 1'AHT II. Song, "Awake! Awake! The Flowers Unfold" Octet Oration "Remember the Maine" Winona Scott. Oration " Influence of Music" Ida Schichtl. Music Piano Solo Alice Minkler. Presentation of Diplomas E. B. Butler President of the Board of Education. Music " Come Flit Around" Chorus, Benediction Rev. Stiles Seats will be on sale Thursday morning. Persons wishing to present (lowers to the graduates will please send them to the opera house before 7 o'clock Friday evening. RATS! RATS! WE are not running a closing-out or removal sale (except what we can remove at a little profit) but rWc are Discounting Any So- Called Sale Prices quoted in Kossuth.. $ 03 07 30 25 35 39 55 39 19 19 Big line new rough braid straw hats. The LATEST! Rockford BOX Tan BOX Good French bal. underwear. Blue overalls Extra heavy blue overalls... Regular 50-cent straw hats.. Boys' 75-cent waists 50-cent waists 26-cent waists. Men's light shirts. Men's Men's Men's Men's Men's Boys' Boys' Boys' Boys' Boys' Boys' Boys' $15.00suits $1275 $12.00 suits 1000 $10.00 suits 875 $8.50-suits 690 $6.00 suits 490 $12.50 suits 990 $11.00 suits 890 $10.00 suits 790 $8.50 suits 690 $5.50 and $6.00 suits 490 $5.00 suits 395 $4.00 suits 345 Above prices are COST to you. Not our cost, but they are big liberal reductions and as cheap as small stores can buy at wholesale and a little under anybody's prices on new 1899 goods. These prices during the balance of this montu. KRAFT CLOTHING CO. THE LOCAL FIELD. The Algona races come next week. Yesterday gave us a slight rain for a change. Service at the Presbyterian church at the usual hours. Late heavy rains have raised the river considerably. Doxsee's "ad." is new this week—in fact it is always fresh. The city council has revoked the plumber's license of Ed. Sohrader. A jeweler from Chicago will put a stock in the R. H. Miller drue store soon. A public dance will be given by Co. F at the armory oh June 16. All are invited. ' On account of the graduating exercises the social union ts postponed till next week. An adjourned session of the district court begins next Monday, Judge Quarton presiding. If you are not bald-headed and don't want to be, see what R. H. Miller says in his ad. this week. Under one of Galbraith's umbrellas you can keep dry in this rainy season. See about it in his ad. Chrischilles & Herbst talk about shoes this week in their ad. It will pay to see their stock. The Brownell shoe store always has something new In the shoe line. Note their "ad. "this week. The Northwestern folks have had repair men at work on their bridge over the Milwaukee tracks for some days. Kraft's clothjtig is of the good kind, and the price's they quote show that nothing Is the matter with them, either. A. A. Sifert has been elected principal of the Ireton schools. He has been at Buffalo Center for some time, und is a successful teacher. Trains on both roads have been behind time the past few days on account of t,ho heavy rains, which have done damage to the road beds. The light plant has been run a week under the management of tbeadmistra- tor of the Bigelow estate. Now the city employes are handling it again. The races at Bancroft begin tomorrow, and several people from Algona will go. E. P. Bircher's horses won good money at Marshalltown last week. E. S. Salisbury's improvements on his house which he begun last full are now being completed, and he will soon have a comfortable and commodious home. There are now excursions on the railroads the first and third Tuesdays of every month, with return permissible on nny day up to the limit, which is 21 days. The new town Kanawlm had its first fire last week, a shoe shop and contents being destroyed. The loss was upwnrds of $100. The origin of the fire seems to be unknown. Lightning struck and injured the house of Mr. Eden, a farmer living near Titonka, and E. Blnckford; secretary of the county mutual, wont over Monday to adjust the loss. Rev. Suckow goes to Garner tomorrow to deliver an address at the laying of the corner stone of the new Hancock county court house. He will give them an addresq worth listening to. Algona seems too busy taking care of its spring boom to give any heed to a celebration of the Fourth this year. Less than a month now remains, and the time is short in which to set the ball in motion. The machinery in the new laundry is about all in place, and will be started before very long. Mr. McComb has an absolutely up-to-date plant—in fact we doubt if there is a better one to be found in the state. Workmen are tearing out the inside partitions of the brick block at the Milwaukee depot, and when it Is re- plastered and in other ways repaired Mr. Calkins will have a fine place for his wholesale grocery. The military company voted last Thursday for a third major for the 52d regiment. P. O. Refsel of Emmetsburg and W. A. Kirk of Sioux City were the -candidates, and the latter won by a small majority. The Andrews Opera company is to bo at the opera house this evening. They have been often in Algonu, and show-going people always find pleasure in listening to them. They have an entirely new opera this time. The wisdom of using gravel and lots of it on the streets is shown in the fact that after some of the heaviest rains we have had this spring our graveled streets are dry and the wheeling good when mud is the rule everywhere else. A car load of polos has arrived for the city telephone exchange, and they will be used in raising the wires so they will not be affected by the electric light wires. The poles run from 25 to 50 feet in length, and are of size accordingly. The report which was current last week that the Lotts Creek church had been blown down during a wind storm proved happily to be untrue. A telephone message to Uiis paper from there said that no damage was done by the storm. B. D'. Smith and others of the new telephone company were in Algona yesterday. He says they will run their line into Algona from Sexton, and will be here just as soon as the work can be done. They are also running a, line to Kanawha. J. F. Nicoulin is erecting a store building at Kanawha, the new town on the Iowa Central in Hancock county, and has it nearly completed. It is to occupied by Mr. Williams from Buffalo Center, who puts a newspaper in at that place. The city telephone exchange is soon to be removed to rooms in the rear of the Boston block, up stairs. They get a suite of three rooms there, which are pleasant in all respects. After the' re- .movttl Geo. M. Bailey will have his old office alone, This office was pleased to receive a call from Rev. Zimmerman, father of Mrs. G. M. Johnson, last Saturday. He was once a resident of the county, living in lower Irvingtpp, and is well remembered by the old settlers. He npw resides at Scrantpn, Iowa, He is 87. of age, but quite vigorous, reads ordinary newspaper print without glasses. He thinks of remaining here for some weeks. Four Lotts Creek farmers, W. Meyers, Wm. Behrends, Will Krepke, and Albert Olum, started yesterday for Oklahoma to look at that country. They may purchase land there, but we predict they will return thinking Kossuth county is good enough. • Henry Brass of Fenton, on Section 20, was a pleasant caller fast Friday. He has prospered at farming so well that he has sold part of his land and la enjoying the fruits of his hard labor. Unlike many farmers who have become well-to-do, be prefers to slay on the farm to moving into town. It is practically settled that F. F. Avery of the Avery house will be the landlord of the new hotel being erected by Mr. Durdall. He has during his residence here shown himself a thoroughly capable hotel man, and there is reason to believe that he will handle the new hotel to the satisfaction of all concerned. The English sparrows are about the biggest nuisance in the town. They have Increased rapidly during the past year or two, and now they are everywhere, thicker than the proverbial " flees on a dog." It would be a good plan to offer a premium of a cent a head on them, and let tho small boy get In his deadly work. C. E. Heise met with a painful accident Monday by being thrown from the rear platform of the 'bus, on which he was riding; In attempting to alight he tell* and struck on his head with such force as to render him unconscious for over an hour. Ho is better now, however, and all will hope that ho has not sustained serious injury. The supervisors made an informal inspection of the electric lights in tho court room last evening, and tho conclusion was reached that more lights will bo needed to give the proper service. This is true more notably in the front part of the room over the judge's desk, where they decided to put clusters of three lights whore there Is now but one. Here is an Item from the Burt Monitor that possesses local significance and will be of in'.erest to Algona people: Cashier C. D. Smith will put his homo, the former D. Palno house, in the hands of the painters and decorators and it will be fitted for occupancy after H double June wedding in Algona. Mr. Smith will have a pleasant and comfortable home. Fire destroyed the Frank Winkel slaughter house, south of tho fail- ground, Monday. The cause is not definitely known, though it is supposed to have been accidental. His man built a fire to try out some tallow, and had to come up town for something, leaving no one in charge. Mr. WinkePs loss is $400 or $500, with no insurance. He will rebuild at onco. A copy of THE UPPER DES MOINES of date June 9, 1897, is wanted at this office very much—so much so that we will give two dollars for one to the first person who brings it. There i» a special reason for desiring a copy of the date named, so we make the price large enough to be attractive. Hunt over your waste papers, find a copy of June 9, 1897, bring it to this office and receive your reward. The county supervisors have been in session since Monday. Their work so far this session luis been almost wholly confined to bridge and grade work, the rains having washed out many of the approaches to tho county bridges, or at least so injured them that extensive repairs are necessary. The board appointed W. W. Finn of Wesley and M. P. Haggard as the committee to check up and settle with the treasurer and auditor. The session will not end before tomorrow. Tho city authorities desire attention called once more to the ordinance whice provides for lamps on bicycles after sundown. There are still a few bicyclists who seem to have forgotten this city regulation, and this notice is for the purpose of giving them one morn chance, as hereafter arrests for violation of the ordinance will bo made promptly and without reference to whom it may be. The night police has orders to this effect, so it behooves violators to keep a sharp lookout for Uncle John Sweitzer, Justice Raymond heard a case from Irvington last Saturday. Assault and battery on a son of Lafe Griffin by the school teacher, W. J. Ballard, was charged. It seems the teacher used a base ball bat with which to separate the Griffin boy from another, with whom ho was engaged in a scuillo, and in doing so hurt the boy, though not severely. It is hardly probable that anybody will contend that the use of the ball bat was necessary to separate the boys, but as no malice was shown to exist the defendant was discharged. When the electric lights suddenly went out one night last week at J0:30 we know of one customer who groped his way about in the dark until he resurrected an old oil lamp with which to go to bed by. No doubt there were others in the same fix. Tho trouble was found the next day to be with a telegraph wire near the Northwestern depot which the wind had blown down, and it fell across both light wires, thus causing what the boys at the plant call a "short circuit." We know it was too short for us, however other people may have viewed it. No damage was done at the plant, which Is amply protected against just such occurrences. One of the prominent features of the Andrews Opera company, which comes to the opera house for one performance tonight, is its chorus, which tho press of the country is unanimous in praise of. They were carefully selected as to voice and appearance, and have been carefully trained by the conductor, Max Winne, a graduate of Leipsic, and of 18 years' experience in the business. In the operas Martha, Caralleria Rus- ticana, and Pirates of Penzance, the chorus has some excellent work which seldom fails to win them hearty encores. In the matter of costumes' and accessories the company is adequately equipped. Seats are now selling fast a,nd those desiring choice locations should make application early. The Aleopa Markets, There is little change In th,e quotations from those of .la,9t Wheat is worth fiftp; ; barley, 2toi fta,x, o| | Oil for— Painting. It will pay every person who is going to do any painting to see me before buying his OIL. .In fact it will pay you to see me for anything in my line, when you want to buy. I am for business. James Patterson. Cowles 1 Block, Algona. Your Attention is Called to ° ur llne ° f Me "' s and Women's $2.50 SHOES. The newes&ideas in shoemaking and up to date in every way. We have them in black and the new shades of tan. We also have Men's, Women's and Children's Footwear of all kinds, from the good solid shoes for every day wear to the finest and best from the leading manufacturers. We solicit your patronage. Brownell & Alfred, Exclusively Boots and Shoes, Fine repairing and custom work. Boston Block, Algona, la. All Kinds of Feet can be fitted in the new styles in Black, tan, or chocolate, and made to look neat, trim and dainty, at The Other Shoe Store. Our shoes are nobby, comfortable and stylish, and a PATRON once a I'ATRON always. Call and see what we have. c. o. SJ:M::F > SO:CT.. If You Can .. Any fruit this year do not attempt the task until you have examined our Stransky Enameled ware. It is absolutely the •best granite ware made. To Get the Best Results in canning you must have a vessel that will not discolor your fruit. The Stransky ware will not do this; it is not affected in any way by fruit acid, and is entirely free from lead and arsenic which is so common in cheap granite ware. We have all the ordinary cooking vessels and kitchen utensils in this ware. It will please you to look at them. Every piece is guaranteed to last five years. You should see our fruit jar holders. They simplify the fruit canning business. C. M. DOXSEE, Hardware. We are still able to offer, in. some of our unbroken lines, some of the choicest Bargains in Staple Groceries that you have ever heard of. We want to close out the balance of our goods as soon as possible, and ior that reason we are pushing down the prices to an unheard ol point. You can afford, at these &gfurg& to lay in a supply now ~ f , ,' . J , > ;<' ,A -> - , , \*

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