The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 12, 1896 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 12, 1896
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tJ BIB MOIKfiii ALtfO»A» 10WA ? Terrible Disaster In the Boston Block, This City. At about 6 o'clock on Wednesday tnotning Mr, Bfownell was suddenly awakened by a terrible rumbling noise in the store room, as if the sides of the building were falling down, and upon investigation it was found that the bottom had fallen out of every box in the store, and the shoes lay Scattered all _^,_^^ over the floor. This of course necessitates a clearing up, Now that is what we are at Nothing was injured but the prices of everything, so we have instituted ( an AllgUSt Clearing Sale. Commencing Thursday morning, Aug. 13, and continuing until Saturday night, Aug. 22, we will sell boots and shoes at prices you never heard of before. We quote only a few of the many bargains we are now offering: Ladies' Oxfords worth $1.15 and $1.25 at only . , 1 lot ladies' Oxfords worth 1,50 to 8.00, at only Ladies' 2.50 and 3.00 Oxfords at UFB YOBK6 OH ORATORY. the 1)69 Molnos Editor EntertAlne a Big Audience ttf Te&chefs Theft f Hends* the Closing Musical Ptogtatti T<$»6rf6W of a ttat Institute. When yow buy flour, why not buy $ .75 1,00 2.00 .75 .50 .50 .25 .05 Here is a chance for you to get a fine shoe cheap. Your choice of any ladies' shoe in the store for'3,25, Take your choice from any oi the $4, $5, or $6 shoes. Ladies 3.00 and 3.50 shoe ior only 2.50 per pair, How abomt Men's Shoes? We Have got them. « • . . • i iyiii.j-j.c7n Aj.t_s\y CUJ.XVL «-»«w VX.O.JLW.*. x*u \M\J • • ... Ladies' Kid button shoes formerly sold at 2.00 to 3.00 per pair must close them out, and will make the price for this sale , •Misses Canvas Oxfords, the latest fad for summer wear, price . 1.50, going on this sale at only Children's and Misses' Oxfords worth 1.00 to 1.25, going at Children's shoes, sifees 3 to 5 Isfants' shoes at Men's genuine calfskin welt shoes worth 3.50 will go on this sale at only $2.50. ^ . Men's 2.50, 2.75, and $3 shoes at $2. A nice lot of men's shoes at $1 25 and $1 5O. Your choice of any pair of men's shoes in our store for only $4. This includes all of our finest grades, nothing reserved. What we say we do we do do. All we ask is to have vou steo into our store and look over the bargains we are now offering. Remember this sale commences Thursday morning, Aug. 13, and closes Saturday evening, Aug. 22. No more of the goods offered on this sale can be had at thses prices after the close of business Saturday night, Aug. 22. POSITIVELY no goods charged everything must be sold for cash. , A1 Browtiell & Allred, Boston Block, Algona. -"—' f Fine Repairing and Shoes Made to Order. The Cash Shoe Dealers. SILYER IN SOUTH AMERICA Phil. Hanna Tells How Silver and Gold Standards Work Side by Side in That Country. Gold Country's Money is Good Anywhere —Silver Country's Money Fluctuates with the Market. Phil. C. Hanna was on the train going south one day lately, and talked about the silver question, as everybody does these days. He gave 'hie experience in South America, where he had an opportunity to watch the political operations of the silver standard. "The two sister republics, Columbia and Venezuela," he said, "lie side by side, have the same people, the same products, the same natural resources of wealth, became independent from Spain on the same day, and are in every respect alike, except in financial matters," "Venezuela," he continued, "has a gold standard, and because her money is all redeemable in gold her silver and paper always pass at par, and in spite of all her semi-annual revolutions her currency has never fluctuated, neither has her silver nor paper ever sunk a fraction of a cent; her silver and paper all pass in the West Indies and in South American countries the same as gold. How vastly different in the United States of Columbia, that land of glorious, free and unlimited coinage of silver, where silver has to stand on its own bottom, and has no gold back of it. Columbian silver is issued in large quantitiesiand its current value depends upon the morning cable reports from the silver markets of the world as to iothe value of that'metal per ounce. It is like the nigger's religion, ' sometimes up ar»d sometimes down,' and many a man gets broke when it goes down, for brokers * bull' and ' bear' it in that part of the world just »s they do wheat and pork on the Chicago board of trade, No ma_n who h.a.8 it wants to keep it over night for fear of .a. shrink' age of several cents before morning. The superintendent pf an American vailroacf in Columbia, who had an en" gagement to go Driving with me, es- fvwed himself wjU he had time to pay • oft hia men, forv he had just drawn $20,000 of his money from the bank, !Wd said, he: ' I want .to get rid of the A&rned stuff for it.ha^gpne dpwn one and three-eig&ts'cents einge yesterday l^ft^^**^ o "^ v te^^ l . wi ell bank, the banker looks at the morning- silver reports, then he begins his shaving, (discounting process,) by considering how long-before the next ship sails for Columbia how long it will take to reach a Columbian port, and the probable amount of shrinkage in silver before the date of its return. ' Then they deduct the rate of exchange, the return freight charges, etc., and by the time they get through with this shaving process a Columbian silver dollar doesn't look 'as big as a wagon wheel/" " How about a Venezuelan dollar in Columbia?' "When a Venezuelan dollar gels over to Columbia the Columbian banker smiles and takes it at par with gold and it stays and circulates in Columbia. No one is afraid of it or in a hurry to part with it,, for they know that a good gold dollar lies back of it, and that Venezuela will give them gold for it any time they want it." "Many of our American people," he continued, "do not seem aware that millions of our silver and paper circulate in the West Indies and in South and Central America and countries that lie convenient to us. There our gold-backed silver dollar is paying our coffee, sugar, and cigar bills, and circulates at gold par as the leading silver coin. Our silver will continue to do us good service in those countries so long as those people have faith in it and know that it will be redeemed in gold atsio-ht, When they have cause to lose faith in it, then it will all come marching home and we will have to send them gold instead, and they will treat our once good silver dollars just like they do the Columbian." "Did you have any personal experience with cheap silver?" "The first time I was in Columbia T Co- broke an American dollar and the lumbla silver change they gave me back was noa.rly as much as a man wanted to lift, I thought the man must have mistaken the size of my American bill, I offered a hack driver a dollar to drive us about the city. 'What kind of a dollar?' asked the black man, I found that to be a most common question, 'What kind of a dollar?' " As the train whistled for Ames and Phil, changed cars to go over to Jefferson to help nominate Dolliver, he add ed: "I hope the laboring man of this country will never have to ask the man who employs him: 'What kind of a dollar are you going to pay met"" THE BEAMY 8IPB OJTlJFB. Tito TrlftJs iwrt TrtJ'uJitloiis of tlie Algopa has a, family that goes collectively as the Sugar Mollys. It eludes the mother, no.w Mrs, fca/oj skj,, ev 8ometh.isg UUe that, who wp in to see goun,ty Attorney Raymond las week about prosecuting a neighboring lady for breaking down her sunflowers using .wprdj derpf fttory to her charge tev, and etherwiie offending age' Jbe amenities <rf neigbhwaooqi life. SW«?- ft ~-^* 3 »&'- s — also a sister to the said Scboenrock, who nbout four weeks ago was married to one, Johnson, in Algona. The ship'of domestic peace has gone on the rocks with the Johnsons, which brings the domestic affairs of the Sugar Mollys to public notice. Mrs. Johnson, a pugnacious looking- little lady with short curls and white shoes, visited several of the lawyers last week to be released from the galling bonds Johnson's failure to provide money had imposed, She was closely followed by her liege lord dressed in an under shirt—the mother-in-law having confiscated his boiled shirt to pay board—begging her to wait till his fortune comes—$43,000 he says he is heir to in a few months. But the heir business has evidently been worn thin in the Sugar Molly household for she was obdurate, and in various public places on the highway told him he was n. g. with her. The last development in the case was her disappearance towards Burt on a visit planned by her mother, and a telegram to the Burt marshal from Johnson to arrest her, which he failed to act upon. A CLOSE CALL, Some Well Known Alconimis ore in a Huitawny Accident at Uanle Grove. Eagle Grove Gazette: While on the way to the park Sunday, James Rudy was the victim of an accident that was rather inconvenient, although luckily t was not serious. He, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. J. C. Heckart, and Miss Irma D, Clarke of Algona were in EI carriage, and as they neared the park hey struck a stump and the wbiffle- ree broke, causing the horses to jump, erking Mr, Rudy out over the dash >onrd. Ifr was, with some difficulty the ,eam was stopped, and so much time was spent in securing another whiffletree that it was decided to visit the sark another day. A GLARE FAMILY REUNION, .The JJeaco«4ents of JJp, and Mrs. 15|]ianoii CJfU'lt AJeet-T!>irty-four Present, There was quite a family r,eunion at the home of E. E. Clark on Sunday, Aug. 8, 1896. There were present Mr, and Mrs. E. E. Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Clark and children, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Clark and children, Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Arnold and child, Mr. and Mrs. C, A. Ranney, Miss Edna Clark, daughter of E. P. Clark, Mr, and Mrs. Robinson and ten children, who came with Mr. and Mrs. Ranney, ma'king a total of 31. Musio, suitable for the sabbath, ice cream, home-growp apples, and a very sociable time were among tb,e enjoyments, The Liver' more Gazette says that wbjle occasions pf this Hind are by RP weans rare at toe various Clark homes, vet this was the largest reunion they have had in the past ten years, Lafe Youbg, who is the best talUof in Iowa for alt sorts of occasions, came up from free Molhes and gave the teachers a hearty, Ifi&pirlng, Rhd enjoyable address Monday evehlhg, He came on short hoUce* he the evening had been originally set but for the professor toho broke his arm in Montana. But he was ready with u lot of entertaining ariecdotes and soutid advice, all carrying nn atmosphere of health and good cheer, which charact- erise Mr, Young and his paper. He talked for awhile about oratory and public speaking, giving his own impressions of living public speakers, of the relative merits of preachers and political orators, und of what is and what is not correct Instruction in the schools. The chief elements of oratory he said are deep-seated conviction, moi-al earnestness, und daring. Considering these he passed out into the wider field of life and showed how these qualities affect the future of every young man und woman. There was sterling good sense In his healthy and normal view of life, an inspiration to every person who heard him, Mr. Young has the perennial pood cheer himself that he prescribes for others. Theupsand downs of life leave him with no grudges against the world, and whut he recommends comes as the result of experience. . A big audience was out and in spite of the unusual heat paid close attention. Pine music and a cleverly rendered recitation by Helen Cowles preceded the address, Mlsslngledew's piano solo was encored. THE FARWELL ENTERTAINMENT, The closing public entertainment of the institute comes tomorrow evening and gives promise of being exceptionally fine. The program is as follows: Selection °£ cl ? e l tl ' 1 } Piano solo Selected Cornle Inghani, Violin solo, Caprice ••••••••••• Bohm Kate N. Smith. Vocal duet Selected Frank Telller, Maud Cowan. Recitation , Selected Bertha E. Hancock. Vocal solo, One Day •• Marlon Mrs. Susie Raymond. Piano duet, Oberon Leytoch MlBS Smith, Prof. Fordo. Quartette All Hall, Queen ot the Night Miss Setchell. Mrs. Horan, Messrs. Smith and Forde. Violin solo, Serenade Leonard KateN. Smith. „ , . , Vocal solo Selected Prof. Forde. Selection Orchestra IiislUute Notes. Mrs. Reed is kept, as busy as anyone, and is a valuable assistant. The work closes Friday evening, and examinations are held Saturday. This institute has had the hottest week on record' among Kossuth institutes. Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Hatch gave readings to a large audience. The total enrollment has reached 274. This is 20 more than ever before attended in Algona. The instructors say this is the only place where they are treated to a formal welcome and they enjoy it. Judge Quarton appeared Saturday morning to explain how a teacher could do more work in 11 months than in 12. He stirred up a lively debate. Bancroft Register: Superintendent Reed's genius as a manager of such gatherings is manifest, and a most profitable session he is making 1 of it, Prof. Young's lecture Saturday evening on Wendell Phillips drew a big audience. Miss Zoa Wartrnan sang a solo and Beatrice Doxsee gave a recitation. Miss Crowe, a last year's teacher, wrote a letter-recalling her pleasant recollections of her work here. The instructors all soem to enjoy their time here. Burt Monitor: Burt furnishes more teachers at the institute than any other outside point, and we have it from good authority that they are the best looking lot. State Superintendent .Sabin wrote that he should plan to visit the Kossuth institute next year. He says he always has remembered the cordial reception he had here. Prof, Erdewyck, the new Burt principal, says he has been in eight institutes and that this is the first where he found arithmetic in the A grade. It is a good thing in his opinion, The ice cream social Friday evening was such a success that the teachers have declared for one next year, Supt. Reed's lawn was filled and the ice cream supply was not nearly sufficient. Saturday morning the following resolution was in the question box: " Whereas, several of our sister teachers have recently been inveigled into departing this life of single blessedness, therefore be it resolved, that we teach' ers of Kossuth county hereby express onr heartfelt sympathies on account of the great calamity that has befallen them." Sxipt. Reed put it to vote and it carried unanimously. HOME-SEEDERS' excursions, at one fare plus $2, will be made by the North' ern Pacific Railroad Co, on Aug. 4 and IS; Sept. I, }5, and 89; and Oct. 6 and 80. Ample time given for inspection of lands. Particulars furnished by PipgT ley, Cool? & Co., solicitors at Algona, Iowa. Special G. A, ft. excursions o» Sept, 3, 4, and 5. gOt§ Fares to encampment, and as far west as the Missouri river, about one cent a. mile, the best ? Especially When you eart get the best—and a choiee aftiele it is, too—for the same money that is charged tot less worthy grade.s We stand by our flour—sd do the cott* sutlers, They know what they want, and they want Wilson Mills Flour, and will have no other. That shows their good judgment, is a capital recommend for good goods. MILLET AND FLAX SEED-Plenty of .it now on hand, For sale at the old stand by Letiette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate. A Sad Iron .. That will hold the heat is what anyone who is obliged to iron clothes, either in hot or cold weather, wants. In our asbestos lined Sad Iron there is a hood or cover lined with asbestos, which is a non-conductor of heat, that covers the core or iron proper. This prevents the radiation of heat from the iron and the result is that the iron Does Not Cool So Quickly as the old "flat iron." This means that the "handle is al-, ways cold, you take fewer steps going back and forth from your ironing board to the stove, your clot'hs look better after ironing. The irons are finely nickle plated and have been, reduced in price from #2 to $1.50 per set of three. Let us show you a set. Take them home on trial and give them a thorough tesf, it will cost you nothing to test their merits. • C. M. DOXSEB, NSURANGE. Also Land, Loan and Collection Buslness,- Offloe over Algona State Bank. Fanners' of Cedar KapldB, Phoenix of Hartford. Hanover of New York, Minnesota Fire, Minneapolis, RocUford of Rockford, Lloyd's Plate Glass of New York, United States Life of Now York, GEO. M. BAILEY, o. e.n.3. Restaurant ... Lunch Counter. Is now In Its new location—the L. M. B. Smith building. Serves meals at regular hours and short-order njeals at all hours. X£E.£.Xj3, 25 CEItTTS. Ice GXOB.XO. Parlor-Side entrance for la dies. Everything neat, clean, and posl- lively first class. Full stock of confection ery. Lunch counter In front. A. H, ALLEN, Fropr, PR. L. A, SHEETZ, Drugs and Medicines. Full assortment always on hand of drugs, mod clnes, and pure liquors for medicinal purposes only. Bootes and. Sta.tlo33.ex3r. MINNESOTA Farm Lands. [Successor to 0. L, Lund,] DEALER IN We offer for sale .160 acres of rolling prairie land eight miles north of Minneota, In Lyon County, Minn. 120 acres suitable for cultivation, 4tt acres of which is now cultivated, balance natural meadow. No buildings. Soil is dark, sandy loam, quality guaranteed, Will accept ( $11 PER ACRE, one'fourth cash, balance on time if desired. First come first served, For further particulars write to BAYARD, DEUEL & GO,, Owners, 602 Pioneer Press, ST. PAUk, MINN. eol4 my stook of dr»gs J roust insist on having all accounts due ti Pe. F. W Rlngley.-"g| tto now t is Grain, Feed, Hard and Soft The Fern IS A show }s o,fei*'"f4i> P«r 6h,ow is better ttop Clear Havana : . Cigar For 5 ®ET» WATER OR HQ PAY, Th.e Factory Jio, 71,

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