The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 16, 1897 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 16, 1897
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THE B18 MOlKMi ALGONA, IOWA, WSBN1BBAY, JTOB IB, 1807. Grand • Special Clearing Sale Of Shoes and Ofcfords commencing Thursday morning, June 17, Continuing One Week. THE EVER GLORIOUS, Wffi fOttBltt Witt, BE An Outlifae of What Alffona Will Offer the Public on Otif &i»* tlohfcl and- t Ladies' Oxfords worth $1,25, 11,50, $1,75, sizes 2*/t to 4, all go at only $1 a pair, Something nicer than above worth $2 and #2.25 for only $1.50. Ladies' Oxfords, Extra Fine, Worth $3.00, Going on this sale at $2. This includes many of the LATEST STYLES and COLORS. A lot of Children's and Misses Oxfords at only 50 cents a pair. Ladies' button shoes—big bargains—$i a pair, sizes 2^ to 4. A little out of style but great values for the money. Come and see what we can do for you in Men's Shoes at Only $1.25 and $1.50. Men's $2.50 Chocolate Shoes at $2; Men's $2.75 Wine Shoes at $2.25; and a few pair of Men's $2.50 Tan shoes at $1.50, and many other bargains. Come and see them whether you buy or not. We will be glad to see you and show you the goods. Brownell & Allred, Fine Repairing. Boston Block, Algona, Iowa. Great Fourth of July Buggy Sale. If you want Good FLOUR why in the world don't you BUY Good Flour? The Fourth of July committees met last night to make final reports on the program and by the end of this week Will have everything definitely ar* ranged. Algona is going to have a glorious day, Following are a few items of the final arrangements: An industrial parade will form at 9:30 o'clock and march to the grounds. The exercises and sports will b§ on the fair grounds, so that there will be no tramping about to see things. Geo. E. Clarke will act as president of the day. Judge Scott M. Ladd of the supreme bench will deliver the oration. Music and other features will add to to the program. An 85 foot high dive into a net will be the feature of the afternoon. Lieut. Young will perform this perilous feat. Horse races, bicycle races, field day sports, baseball, etc., will fill in the afternoon. The feature of the evening will be the imatoscope. Living pictures, patriotic and amusing, will be thrown on a screen 80 feet square stretched over the portico of the court house, while a fine lot of fireworks will be sent up from the court house roof, and while the Algona band is giving a concert on the grounds. This is the first exhibition of the imatoscopo hereabouts and it is a wonderful machine. The music will be furnished all day by the Wesley and Algona bands. In the evening at the opera house the Grace Hezlep company will play at popular prices. A bowery dance, etc., will be given, and fun will be in plenty. Full program will be arranged this week. Come to Algona and celebrate. A BIG GLASS' GffiADUATES. Tlio High School Commencement Attracts a Largo Audience—Lengthy But Excellent Closing Program. The opera house was jammed Friday evening for the high school exercises. The program was long and the midnight hour was approaching when the benediction was pronounced. It was, however, an excellent program, some of the orations being specially corn- mendibleboth for originality and brevity. Mr. Butler, as president of the board, gave the class some good advice in a few well chosen words, and the program closed with a presentation to Supt. Carroll of a handsome chair. Miss Carrie Durant made a very pleasing address to the professor, to which he fittingly responded. The program in full was as follows: Piano Solo Miss Amy Hedrlok Invocation Rev. D. R. Landis Vocal Solo-A Scotch Ballad Kate Lantry "Earth's Battlefields" .Carrie Hart "1800" Carl Setohell "The Dominant Spirit of the Age". .•••••••• Jennie Patterson "Black and White" Walter Tellier "Western Literature" Myrtle Call Dumb Bell Exercise. .Boys of Grammar Grade 'The Twelve Labors of" ' All Styles of Carriages From this v date .Jintil July 4, .;,V> Th£ Wigwam will hold a special buggy sale. .Will be sold at prices below Nobody is holding you. The Wilson Mills make the GOOD kind of flour—no other—make it every week day in the year, and sell it to the best bread-makers on the face of the earth. Strong language, to be sure, but it's the gospel truth and why not say it ? TRY A SACK. B@-FLAX SEED FOR SALE. We Have an especially large and fine stock of A great variety of styles in finish and trimmings. Lenette W. Butler, Administrator J. J. Wilson estate. At the Cash Grocery You can buy a good evaporated apricot (whole) at 43 cents » pound., A Cal, prune at 4 cents per pound. Best evaporated raspberries for 19 cents per pound. Try our » California Canned Goods at 10 cents per can, Best canned sweet corn four cans for-25 cents, Tomatoes, 8 cents per can. All package coffee as usual 15 cents. We save you money on groceries, J, C, ANDERSON, "Iowa" '.",'.,','......'.........•••• Roscoe Call "Individualism" Ruth Purvis "Recent Developments in Electricity".... . !Earl Humlong "Aztec Civilization"' '.'.'.'.'.'.'. .'.'.'.'.'.Lilian Randall Wand Drill Tenth Grade Girls "Hold All the Folds of Your Mantle Extended While Heaven is Raining Gold" Mabel A. Gilmore "Chivalry" Bert Resseguie "Character".... Walter Stebbins "Looking Forward" Josie Fohlin "Modern Fiction" Helen Starr Vocal Solo—"Sleep Thou My Darling".... Sidney Smith Presentation of Class Supt. A. B. Carroll Awarding of Diplomas •• • ... .Mr. E. B. Butler, Pres. of Board Benediction Rev. 0. E. Sinclair MONEY—On first mortgages, Money—On second mortgages. Money—On short time. Money—At lowest rates. Money—Geo. C. Call, Algona, Iowa. Half Bates to Des Mollies, Via the Northwestern line from points in Iowa, June 22-23, limited to June 24. Apply to agents Chicago & Northwestern railway. One Price to All, Cleaning watches, $1; best main springs $1. AH work warranted. E. G. BOWYER, Boston Block, WHEN out looking for crockery and lamps don't miss calling on GROVE & SON, Call and see our goods before you buy. We can save you money. . ...... THE WIG-WAM, AL/QONA AND BURT. Wilfrid P. Jones. THE LOCAL FIELD. South of court house, People who know a good thing when they see it will appreciate the Fine Millinery Stock now in and being daily shown to admiring pitrpns by The State University OF SEE the new " Japanese Art Crepe," the latest thing for draperies, only 15o a yard. GGO, L. GALBRAITH & Co. I AM selling land in Minnesota and Dakota, taking one-tenth down, the balance half the crop until land is paid for. Most of these are improved farms. Great opportunity for renters. Will take in exchange town property, E:c- oursions first and third Tuesdays in each month, Come and see me. 7m2 FRANK NICOTJLIN, MONEY to loan on town property and farms. Thos, F, Cooke.-Sltjaal WE have just received a new invoice of floor mattings. Can sell you a good quality for 15o a yard, GEO. u GALBRAJTH & Co, THI SiYiRAl OEPARTMINT5 Will begin Mo yew 1890-97 ~0n September 16. A. D. Clarke says his 120-acre wheat field don't look as well as it should. He thinks worms are hurting wheat. As Dr. Stull was driving into town Friday night late his team came to the ditch across State street, down below the"Hamilton yard, and stopped. The doctor was drowsy and whipped them up. The next he knew they had disappeared and taken the buggy tongue with them. Investigation showed one in the bottom of the ditch and the other standing on its back. Mike Hubbard Sunday pounded Ernest Blenkman in the course of a drunken spree. 'Squire Clarke gave him 30 days on the street and declined to mitigate the sentence, Heretofore when Mike has been sent to jail he has gotten out by having his wife promptly apply for aid from the town, 'Squire Clarke has.decided that hereafter Mike must serve his time. Frank J. Kernan of Wesley is an announced candidate to succeed Col. Spencer as county treasurer. He is well known all over the eastern part of the county as a splendid young man, He is a thrifty farmer, and fully competent for the dutlesjof the office. As director of the county agricultural society be has for several years met men from all parts of the county and made a favorable impression on all. THE Up* PER DES MOINES can unqualifiedly commend Mr, Kernan in every way. If he is nominated the county will get an officer fully equipped for the import' ant duties that will fall to him, 8BMWibOAli"»BW8 NOTES, We expect raspberries and oh err lea as well as strawberries this week at GROVE & SON'S. Wtty P»y Bent? Better own a farm! Start npw! Send to W. B, KoUlwu, i8 P«th wenw, , 111,, for a free oppy of "The eiterB Etoaw fleskw," wW ives practical inforwatioa to those i» Our readers will recall the outrage perpetrated upon an old man at Elmore some months ago by a lot of young toughs, Two of the DolUvers, a bard crowd in the north end of Kossuth, were implicated, At the hearing last week the Dolliver boys both plead not guilty, but upon, the calling of their case they changed their pleas to guilty, Tuesday ejeping they were pr» ugbt 09' fore tie judge, Tkee TBoUivey was sea* tencea to the penitentiary for two years an& IOBP months an3 Uifthajd JjQlUyep t9 the State refgrmatpry at gt,, for an }n4eflune peviod, "frs "H fj^ terns, but men who have a weakness for drink are inclined to indulge the same more frequently and excessively when the saloon is open, and fair men who signed the petition are admitting that more liquor has been consumed under the mulct than under prohibition." -s- •*• -h The Estherville Vindicator is hunting up items of 20 years. ago. Here is one: The board of supervisors were at that time, as they are this week, re? ceiving bids and awarding contracts for new bridges. Mr. J. J. Wilson of Algona was here making a bid on the new river bridge. -f- H- •*• Ida Fuller, the noted dancer, lives at Forest City, She brought her company for a performance there Saturday. She and Louie Fuller are the prize dancers on the stage. •*• -j- -T- Senator Funk says of Judge Thomas: The judge is now older in service than any other district judge in the state. He has made a fine record on the bench and enjoys the confidence of lawyers and litigants all over his large district, •*••*-•*• Prof. Spencer gave a reception to his graduates at Denison, The Be- view says: No one will regret the departure of Prof. Spencer more than the graduates, Their relations with him have been most cordial, and this last attention from the' professor and his wife, will make still stronger the ties of friendship, Next Weed's Concert. The Congregational Y, P, S. C, E. have a program for next Wednesday evening at the Congregational pburoh that promises to be very fine, The orchestra comprises Miss Kate Smith! Mies Amy Heflriok, 0. H, Walker, V, G, Woods, fcute Stacy, G, W. Cady an4 D, E. Walker; ,., Qrchestra i^dlarke/^iiw, Those living on the road to Burt are requested to meet at W. H. Bailey's. Parade will reach there about 9. Come all and bring your friends and dinner and enjoy a good time. By order of COMMITTEE, .Rood For Superintendent. Germania Standard: One of the offices to be filled this fall is superintendent of schools, So far as we can learn the present incumbent, Mr. Reed, is the choice of the people 'over in this section. He is a good man in the right place, his practical business qualifications amply fitting him for the position which he holds, It la "Warm Enough. Burt Monitor: The Swea City Herald is for Mayne for representative and says the campaign will warm up the atmosphere. Two span of mules to be sold at auction at court house, Saturday, June 19, Six months' time, bankablejpaper. M. c, PLATT. HOUSE for rent, at the'Milwaukee depot, Inquire of Lenette W, • Butler, Selection „„,.._„„ meeting National Educa- ' tional association, Milwaukee, Wis,. July 6 to 9, The fare from Algona ana return will be W8.03, tickets oa sale July 3,4, and 5 K goo4 returning leaving Milwaukee July 10,11 and 12 only. On tickets sold from points more that). 2QQ miles from Milwaukee an extension of return limit may be obtained to and in* eluding August 31, 1897, by a deposit of tickets on or before July 18 with joint agent at Milwaukee, THE Daily Iowa Capital has issued $, complete summary of the changes made in the laws of Iowa, by the. TwentyeixtR general assembly. This information will he of much practical yaUje ; to,aN» Sena five cents to fbe n —"- 1 "-= ... 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