Algona Courier, May 16, 1902

Algona Courier

May 16, 1902

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Algona Courier (Newspaper) - May 16, 1902, Algona, Iowa MAY NUMBER 20 As Snug As a Bug in a Rug is the kitchen ornamented with GOTSCH MEETS A Splendid Wrestling Contest in the Armory Tuesday Imported Quadruple Enameled StrauskyStecl They are prettily mottled without and white with Their durability and absolute purity commend their use wherever the kitchen is a matter of And why shouldnt it be Theres where your FOOD is that goes into the stomach Is not that place worthy of attention as well as the parlor It is it when the BEST ware is cheaper than the cheap and the BEST wears ten times as We have an elegant The HuiiibolcH Wrestler Did Sot Throw His Contestant Three Times in One Won the It was about a week ago that a very unpretentious and modest look ing youug man came into theCouiiiKii olHce and stated that his name was Linn that he was a wrestler and that lie wished to deposit with the CoimiEK as a wager or for feit to insure a wrestling match in this town with Frank the famous Ilumboldt We sized up the situation and concluded that there was considerable fake about it and declined to hold the lluby then went elsewhere and one of our esteemed contempor aries became the We knew that the name of Gotsch had become national as a and it appeared to us that the man lluby I who was rather under than over the j average would be no match for him and that the exhibition would be minutes and a fraction to win his third fall and the The sym pathy of the audience was naturally with the little and all through the match when he escaped from a desperate position they applauded Gotsch went at him fast and furious and Ruby stood up to the test as gamely as when he The referee announced that there were but six minutes then then and finally told off the Gotsch had Ruby down and was exerting all his Herculean strength to bring his shoulders to the but the last second expired and Ruby still withstood the terrible They arose and Gotsch shook Rubys The latter was the Gotsch said Ruby was the best little man he ever The referee then announced on be half of Gotsch that he would put up any sum of money that he would throw Ruby four times in minutes at any time and place after 10 Ruby replied that he was not a catch ascatchcan but a Graeco Roman and he would be glad to meet Gotsch in that style for any part of a thousand dollars at any time or Gotsch replied that Graeco Romari was only a half wrestle any and was scarcely considered by the Police Gazette but that he would wrestle him twice in that way and twice catchascatch Ruby said he would consider his proposition next It is only a few weeks ago that Wholesale Prices at September 1st we will convert our Madison store into a wholesale house and in order to use the quantity required of jobbers to get jobbers prices we will reduce our stocks about Onehalf and to reduce our stock right away we will offer nearly every article in our ENTIRE STOCK AT WHOLESALE FOR SIXTY We say we dont say going out of business or any other bin We make jobbers profit selling at Gotsch arrived home from the Klon ONE On Oil Draperies Lace Sash Window Shades and Bed 100 yards Extra all wool A good Stair Carpet 500 pards of Flax printed Carpet only 500 yards Extra rag Car only A good Cotton and Wool IngrainCarpet Brass Extension Sash only We have the best line of Curtains and Tapestry in the SPRING for spring ment of the is in the and you will need new Shoes We have a fine assort N ewest Styles and Best Values obtainable for women and They come direct from the best and we buck every pair by our guarantee of good and the prices will suit It will pay yon to buy your Shoes and Hosiery of Brownell Shoe ON THE WAY BROW TO Huston VUii SHOi ItElAIUlNC NKALTA 1 Port HllFOli Threshing Best iiud Staiulicst in tlio j and see us SAMPLE RIG AT Tbresbermens Supplies of every description at first Also Farm Local Traveling Bulls Bulls Bulls ABERDEEN to V i t Addres Koycroft Stock simply a pretense for the purpose of getting a few dollars from those easily But we venture to say that every one who saw the struggle was satisfied that it was genuine and that it was a great exhibition of endurance and The style was While the COURIER looked with suspicion on the enterprise it never theless concluded to detail a reporter to see the match and give the public the facts as they appeared to He found in the hall a pretty fair sized audience of representative Algona but by no means as large an audience as there would have been if the wrestlers knew how to advertise the Only a passing mention was made in the papers about the matter and but little interest was At the appointed time the men ap peared at their respective corners dressed or rather stripped for the The lower limbs were encased in and from the waist up they were Gotsch presented the Quest appearance of physical develop ment that it is possible to His body and legs are all a marvel of physical To an admirer of a tine animal it was worth the price of the admission just look at And there was noth ing brutal about He is young and with a kind and good natured Ruby looked small in comparison with and aside from a well developed neck and chest his muscle did not stand out any more than that of the ordin ary There was a painful differ ence in the size of the and it did not seem possible that Ruby could make much of a showing against The formerly of made a few explanatory He introduced each man in turn and gave a short biography of He said Gotsch had met some of the best men in the and that Farmer Burns was ready to back i him in the sum of against any man in world barring the big i he held and was 1 justly entitled to the middleweight i championship of the In the contest then to he i that Gotsch was to throw Ruby three i times in one hour of actual wrestling and if he failed to do or if Ruby threw him once the latter would be the winner of the He also made sumo explanatory marks about the rules governing the and explained that a fall meant two points that the two shoulders had to touch the mat j and be bold nn it long enough i make it sun they wore The men then met on of the shook bands and The follow crouclud with his head down and forward the big Iullow grappled with his arm around the little follow and the struggle was lu a second the little fellow j Hung on his hands and hut lie was up like a and grip fol lowed grip to be broken by oil her one or the other so rapidly in in stances that it svas hard to follow The little fellows game was to play on the defensive and kill often assumed the offensive and set the big follow to The big fellow would gel him down on the mat and lnok him over to see what next to do with him as a cat would lay its paws on a but to gel him im his back with both should ers down was a job not easily accomp Many times hi almost had him but like a Hash the little fel low would escapo from the most critical and crushing predicaments I and regain his feet to commence all over The men sweat until it j was dillicult for either to retain any hold em the and it was not i until they had maintained a most ex citing struggle for minutes that 1 i Gotsch pressed Rubys two shoulders to the mat and the referee declared it a Thou there was a rest of a few minutes the contest was It was a repitition of the first bout only that the time growing short Gotsch became more desperate anel went at his man like a On one occasion he stood Ruby on his and strange as it may seem Ruby returned the compliment by standing Gotsch on his After 19 minutes Gotsch again pressed Rubys two shoulders to the mat and the second fall was Another rest followed and they were at it dike where he had been all winter as a miner under the name of He was there to win money at wrest ling and did He threw all the big wrestlers of that region and brought back with him in which he invested in a fine half section near He was planting corn on his farm the day before he came here to From the time of the opening of the doors and during the contest there was not a word nor an action in the audience that any man or woman could call coarse or In any way objec There was nothing immor al in the and in that respect it was very much better than the average theatrical All lust Springs Moils Suits top coats SO PER CENT Mens nilwool cluy competitors sny is worth wo sell 1or QC QC Hats at Hats at Hats at Hats at All Linen Collars 9c icr Can furnish dealers after June Only complete stock in 55c White Shirt made wholesale Good if competitors sny worth wholesale Best Yiic fancy two colars and THE REPUBLICANS Boys Long Pants Suits off Mens all wool 12 styles mens new military hair cloth interlined suit free to anyone wlioenn cet one elsewhere for less tlmn Oin CO vJllUiQU Heal newest and best the market One case fine other dealers claim Jin are worth One case oC real Im li for Oe or per Can furnish now to iiOc fancy sewed on two swi lined Amoskcg 8 ounce dcnitn Or per Can supply dealers after 75c sewed on swing oOc black and white work per tan or gray mackintoshes for per 38c They Point With Pride and Nniue The first republican convention of the year was held in Algona last Fri There was a fathering of the truly loyal from all including such patriots as Stitx Sam and as it may seem Lew Smith was the first time within the memory of the present generation that Lew condescend to take a hand in ward As was customary and very proper Sam Mayne was called to the and of course that meant a that same Rood old speech that Sam has given us so If there was a fear that we were standing on a poli tical volcano that might explode and engulf there need be no fear for Sam let off the confined steam and vapor and the body politic is now in a state of comparative It was aCowlesIngham The other side made no elTort to ob tain representation Gall did not even deign to grace the con vention with his did look in upon it but he was a mere apparently indifferent to its Judge Quarton was allowed to select his delegation to the judicial conven tion arid ho named Sum Cohe Hutch Cotant and 1 Crowe as his oommiUoo reported the other which were eleolofl as fol lows AVilfnd Gard ner G Olof IV K Har Linenln Julius Guy Frank Lee Hiivo Vein n ISaljy Have yon a 1111 le A 1ew 111011 Ills i n on than two years With I row 11 eyes 1 hut brim wi Ih joy Ami ilkiii ringlets liathid in Middling follows yon uruumi Anil plays yon war Hie hearth I lie In son ml To yon of all glad notes of earthy Have you a lilllihijhy when ilii voieo of slumber lUlnttanl lea ves eiieh lauered toy Ami in vour strongimn weary falls looks with sleepy eyos Into vonr own and faint less Miiilus Then shuts her lids and quiet And drifts away to Dreamland isles Have you a UHle girl like Who puts nil irouhling thoughts to Might elinibiiiB she plants a kiss Of lovo upon your lips ill night If then humbly how your knee And lift your heart in thankful yon ure riuher far than ho is a millionaire Remember our stock is fresh and no job samples bankrupt but latest patterns bought in such quantities as can be dis posed getting proper prices by combining purchases for 11 Kraft Clothing you be If any Being suggests to you that possibly there is as good or better Coffee than Sanborns dont believe None but a false prophet would entertain such a You will find a fresh supply always on hand and guaranteed to BOURNE with the Tea you arc tisin If not our BOKO Tea it to please tuml the Its any 0i Toa on the ma price is only 0e per put up in half pound and one pound any variety you We think if you will it a trial you will airreo with us that it is the BEST f0 TEA youever YOUR TEA PATTERSON The big man now had only 7 If you want the BEST 50c Tea on the market try BoKa Sold only by Patterson Beware of quacks and wouldbe opticians as their stock is as defective as their knowledge of Consult Ilipke the tlrst three days of each When a Man Is la Love Thats his business when a girl is in love thats her business but when they are engaged to be married its our business to sell the wedding ring and make the bride a Sign of the Bit Will Leave Algona May 2oth fors points in North and South 5 Sleeper furnished without extra Special Rates for One tare plus for round For further information call on or address lmer that IIS LUNDS LAND account jolic10 it ;