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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - November 14, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota Rnterpriw* vol. xxxii.ALBERT LEA. MINN.. NOVEMBER ll. ISH'.'. NO. iii. AN .-.EYE .-.OPENER FOR TIKE Holiday Trade 3 AT THE GREAT Department Store, OF THE Hovland Mercantile Company. TTT TTI JTX iii S -A- Hi E . IEX IR AORDINARl MONDAY MORNING. Nov. 18th, IV r Until pl im *- on sale I >r rr<»n I)iivn Only! jl Electric Light Mi * I OO SO BAIO THE < ITV FATHERS. —T HE — Hovland Mercantile Company SAYS TUE- Lamps I Mint Go. No Tallow C andle or G atoll n#* hit si -I ufo atiout it eltuer, but sparkling bright Th*- Most Complete Ll rn* of Cholee Novelties in i    Illuminating WDKEHtllEFS tai L» Fv«*r*lio»i» in tills TH J. We hav" '•ecnre.l (or this sal** MflM and design** at prior* no other Souse can oiler von Having cleaned up the •elds ami ends of manufacturers' Mock at 60 cs*. i on the 91 OU, mc shall tie able to offer you barit tins neier heard of before Every lady wants pretty and At prices that defy competition. LOOK! Desirable Styles Bracket Lamps, with thumb screw, bracket filler fount, best number two Sun burner and flint chimney and s-fnch reflector, all complete, lit these goods, and wa will guarantee to please | Chilly yjti lit every respect, giving you prices that we could not at any other season of the year. Call Early And secure the CHOICE NOVELTIES in this Hue. We mention below a few of the styles that are especially good Hanging Lamps in .Styles aud Brices too numerous to mention. It Won t Hurt You To look over our *tO"k and get our prices, and It may do you good. It has done others good, by introducing them to the best aud cheapest stock In this neck of woods. You may be bene fitted as Diners have been. Ladies’ Printed Border, Ic. worth 3c. J Ladies’ Full Regular Printed Border, 3 cents, worth 7 cents. I Ladies’ Full Regular Hemstitched, 5 cents, worth IO cents. Ladies’ Sheer White, Hand Embroidered, would be considered cheap at 15 cents, for 5 cents. Ladies’ Hemstitched and Silk Embroidered, IO cts. worth 20 cts. Ladies’ Lace, good, valued at 20 cts. for IO cents. Ladies’ Pure Linen, Henstitched, only IO cents. And extraordinary good, valued at la, 16 and 20 cents. Also the handsomest line of brocaded silk Handkerchiefs aoli Mufflers, Ever Shown. Yours for Dry Goods bargains, The Hovland Mer. Co. It Won’t Hurt You To get a bargain just once, so that you will know what a bargain looks like; a real bargain, a bona bde bargain, a bargain that speaks for itself. We don’t have to praise our goods when the connoisseur in bargains gets his baud on them. It Won’t Hurt You To save money just once, and go away from the store better off than when von came In, both in pocket and In purchase. We are Urn money-saving, bargain-making merchants. When you want to save money call on Yours for Good Goods and 16-ounces-to-the* pound Grocers, The Hovland Mer. Co. Ad - Ural - C THE M EUCHA MS’ CARNIVAL. The x «mirte l.aiilrs Fresrnf a Nprrltflr of Hare l»eiight---Tlie tiraerfaI Fljc-11 re** of the tart ll. the Wonderful 4 'nwf ii rn e» anet I he Gorge on* (tinnier* Form n Mrene of Oriental aplemlor-They Are t.rrrted With Applitnwe tty l.mge ami F.ut hn*la*( Ie Audience*. The merchant's carnival la--! Tues-flat ami Wednesday evenings was a surprising success, It was more: it was tin* most splendid spectacular per-foimaine eve) given iii Albert Lea. <’apt. (\ II. Brown of Waterloo, the drillmaster, who, assisted by the ladies of the Episcopal church, organized and managed it, labored under many difficulties, hut suceeeded admirably in ; surmounting them all. and by his thorough work, energy, perseverance, and courteous and manly bearing won the good opinions of all with whom he became associated. A large stage or drill room w as parti- J Boned off with curtains at the east end of the rink. and in this the display was made. It consisted of young ladies, or- j j ganized into four companies, each of j i which marched and moved through j I various difficult and beautiful figures, j j displaying the curious, unique, fanciful I ; and splendid costumes in which they j I were arrayed to represent the different | business houses or firms. Mach lady j carried on a staff a splendid representative banner, and in the various evo-, lotions they formed a spectacle that j was beautiful indeed* Hundreds, and ' in some cases thousands of dollars represented the value of the costumes i and trimmings, ami to study them af- j forded an unending delight. After J part lirst there was an intermission, | during which the ladies served refresh- BruMin'* m«**t mark**! <>u lh .«<!**»■. I* Ruining favor «*v**r> day; llf pftyhit; t:««h you »**v« a dim*. And g*-t fair tfaOupnt ever* time* Our I ir* Impart merit new r* ■ A aet of boy* both t rave and fr *>■, For ten year- Urey have stood th* t, • Aud rank a- firemen »itli the ta -■ Dor tors and drop*, powder an Will make you well, utile** th* Vt Jeripen’e ■*♦' re fled drug* ar To min h itie* alek, Just right Helen Todd *kirt, whit# black Blink if, ciri- < aroUne Nnrveaot Ila* cpletidld bour an 'ti- -ai •ta for the bely on her, your fear* dt*p* Mer work will plea-#, we kr.oi h»t.D*<>n, -.el-on k N**l««» ' • I- Ju-t the place for all to go; Choice ratnily grocer ie* fr"«h To trade with • Narv.*" 1* a ti the bitreport, *0 we read, I - that I Soh lender take* thin watches, clock* ate) -liver* Hi- stock I- imraen-«, let'* ail g > kill; pure, ail! en ill well, trnl in •ad, ar* merits, w hen the* special drill was given. I it was illuminated by a calcium light , at one time, and a more beautiful scene was never witnessed off the operatic stage. The perfection and grace : of this drill was wonderful, and like that which had preceded it. evoked fre quent and enthusiastic applause. The jierfonnauce was preceded by a roll call, which was an apt and keenly-1 relished introduction. »Ve give it in who wkiii: full. Th- East void Hardware firm waclftiin, Will work tlifir way lo wealth ami fame Find In their two grand -tort - arrayed, A band-on.• line of g*tod« dt-pi«j*<!. Johnson A I’eter-on next we I ring, With furniture fit for a king; They have th** (food* to suit Sach "puree,*' We tru»t yon nmjr not nerd their hear*-. Another drug -tor** -till we itr.«S, with ecbool l*o<»k* that will fit -ach mind Corker k Trigg- Invite yon nil, When on Broadway give then, a call • dark «tr«*et now demand- attention, To -light none I- our atter)Mot;; At Peter Nelson'* -pot cam -f re Find groceries cheaper than (afore. 'I brough the hot —axon we n-** "•••, To keep oar victual* fresh and ni"«* on OrlptMD and Itabtiltt Iben ret,, W'h*» keep on ha«d a freeb supply. Life l« Pro ‘bort to -few and fret, Take our advt-e aud don't forget. smoke Wanek'a T<*<*t cigar*, you'll Mml A -nothing tonic for your Biod, The light running I>otne-tir -land* Without a peer In many land*: liar one of Volght Witb<uit delay. Make 00 mi-take, buy one, we *rj. l ot on our Ii»t and three time- three, Ttie Hovland - Company you —w; Fine crockery too they place In view. They have enough for all of y >u Lear frlentf- we now thl- enhj-i t <1 ii it, Our poetry'- had we Buat admit; Hut just the -ame «e did our l -*i Throw nut the tad and keep the re-t. AU of the*e fairy form- now will Take part lo the grand march aud drill. If then you think we have dot- well, Flea-e don't forget your frieud- to tell.   *“   -------------- j J I’. )\ ienimi*, Butter, Kg.'*, Etc Mr*. \V. .I I Watti'T: Itlsck (Ire** tfttitlMcd with egg sheila • atnl furs, fur * ;tp. Ii,Miner, it butter tuhon a lade, I*. < Jena**)). Iirttggi-f Miss Atma Peterson tHit row* Henrietta dri*«* trimmed with I la<*e; a!«o sponge*. paint brnah***. comb1 j ll* "ki ns of bottles, ; S Stran**, Clothier MI swallow-tail emt, black ai I broidered front dress-shirt, diamond shirt -tuft. j black silk (Bt. gold-he ad cd cane Gitlbriml*oii Bro-. Htnlware—Mi— Efit** Clark- Plain black cloth dress, neck filled with I black lace, dr**** trimmed with cooking utensils, lar;,e carving knit** ami fori,, tea kettle for hut .I, W. -amtill Co , t;r<H-erl**** Mi**, Nettle lh -- • sanger Blue ti anti*-1 dre*x trimmed with |»ea-iiuta, cran!»errlc*. ral-ln-, camtlea, gum. clot ties pin* amt crabapple*; on draperies dried apple** , tint t row ii trimmed with groceries. I Grlptuan & Babbitt, Ice Healers Miss luna Whytock White (In*-* covered with cotton bat ting. spangled with diamond dust and crystal pendants lit the shape of Icicles, pointed crown J 1 with crystal pendants and crjstal necklace. J. F. Wohlluifer A Co., Hardware—Miss Nellie M I/iwc; Cray flannel pleated skirt aud blouse j waist; dress trimmed with tin star*, dipper*, cii|>s, silver knives and spoons, revolver, brass* i chain*, bits, kev *, dog collar', grater, flatiron : rest- and scissor*. Edwards Bros., Photographers—Miss Marv I Edwards Dress of light gras flannel and blue plush mad** in dim tog- style, with pink crown trimmed with niinette photos, pyramid of cabinet photos fin skirt amt |K>louai*e, and silhouette photo for badge. Ch as. Jorgenson, Restaurant and Bakery — I Miss Georgia M. la-wi* Blue fire" showing off cookies, on skirt lh front were th** words, "Vienna Bakery;” baker's white c»p, amt car I ried white banner ornamented with star cookies and fringe of crackers. I ,1. Waoek, Cigars gad Tobacco Mi*s Glen iii*- Wilkinson Brown fires* with rherry plush panel* on each side of skirt, waist made polo* natse with plush vest. skirt trimmed win picture' front cigar boxes, on waist pictures fringed with cigar*, mid on sleave* wer** hung bag* of tobacco. ) Said the teacher: •• ‘And ii heard it. that In* rent ins clothes.* dren, ‘that he rent Ins clothes:’ ” said ii was “letting a fellow have brother Oh* did with hi* Kin* ('oat last w hadn’t.” cann* to pass Sow what Anil tin* the use of \v lien does !r>v vt i "cm ntei for a few and wisl King Ihzckiah that mean, chilli a big brother dollars, as 1 es now ut* Ole bought his Fur Foal af Hie BIG BOSTON ll Pp j .1 a UU n or mohfa re. si reif\ It F. I* ll KS EN T V. I t, AND HOW. BN WHOM HOLL CALL. Written and Head by A. lf. Sqnier. Kind lr lends, pi-*-** give os your attention, W hile the bu-iuee* firm* we mention; F;**ch meld a firm will represent, A- we the name- in rhyme present. A* on the stage they take their place, Observe their costumes, ease and grace, And when the roll I- made complete, You'll find Brown'* Ump* I* hard to beat. In Hovland'* grocery -tore you'll see, I he clerks alt I u-y ms can t>e; For true politeness there I- found. And "-ixteeu ounce* to the pound.” Ft clothing cheap, that fit* you nice, w here you will find only one price, Ju«t call at htern • the B>»-ton -tore. Aud view hi* stock of clothing ow, The M. At HL P la best. To take you south, ea-t, north or west; They take the lead in handling freight-. You know their agent, ll. N. Gate-. That lovely cloak you saw rn- wear dun came trom Smith'*, well I declare; That new firm bos will lea I the "ball," Remember them, don t fail to call. The rhoice-t floor In ail th- wed. ho ae are to. I. la "Skinner'* Best:" Thi- firm will buy your corn aud wheat. You JI find them just the men to meet. N-xt Mra. F’eter-on we <*py, With a1) new -tyl—*, don't pa— her by, ('all in at once. her bonnet* price, J'bey are so sweet, my, aint they nice. F or -liveraar- so chaeta and fine, Pearls and rubies that sparkle and -blue; At Hedenatad's you find the best, Hi* goods you fee will stand the test. Another Arm now take* the stand, ideate -end th" new- all through the land, That W edge As Barlow in their line W ill —Ii good* cheap, their stock la flue. The school children away will hop To the Albert Lea candy -bop, Good taffy, tweet for all, I- made, Ho let ut give Yearian our trade. lieady-made clothe- don’t alway* fit, Home need to be fixed up a bit; To Tailor Hanson then you hie, Who doe* the job for you so -pry. A graceful form we next present, Of course you see we represent Wohlhuter's grand hardware -tore, The like was never seen before. The American Express of old I* -ale and prompt, *<> we are told: All giKKl- entrusted to their line Will forward go In "nick of tim"." F're'h fish and oysters, meat and game, From McMillen * meat market came; Thia shop Is alw ays clean and neat. Aud you can find cholee cuts of meat The Albert Lea Furniture Store Has goods for both the rich aud poet; Buy a parlor suit" for your wife, It will make her happy all her life. For J. P. Klemme'- make a da-h, Where egg- and butter bring “spot cash, Poultry aud wool find ready -ale, Aud bring the money without fail. The wholesale Arm of Ransom Co. I- spoken of where e'er you go; Their retail trade of groceries fine Always excel, all else outshine. For neatness aud dispatch we find The .Standard will please all mankind; It gives the news from all around, And help* to advertise your town. Nelson At Sorenson, you know. -ell boots and shoes at prices low ; They keep a line that stands the wear, No need to let your feet go bare. The ladies all for Hovland’s fly, F’or 'tis the place dry goods to buy, All kinds of fancy goods are seen, Dress patterns fit for any queen. Boys, when you wish to take a ride With your hest girl, we say with pride, Step down to Greene’- tor rig so fine. Then ask the girl, will you be mine. The leading clothier In the place Is Simon Strauss, an honest face, Gives bargains too for cash, we’re told, Aud never will be undersold. Hays Sue to John, “my dear let’s we Go down to Fuller’s gallery, He does such natural photos take, We’ll send a few to Em. and Jake. Such choice groceries surely came From the new firm, Smith is the name: They take all kinds of produce too, Botsford aud Hove will walt on yon. ’Tis no use talking, wives agree, The verdict is given and you see; Gulbrandsou’s stoves are bound to sell, In buying them you will do well Hays Mrs. Jones to Mrs. Brown: "Where do you think I bought my gown'."’ "I cannot guess, so pray me tell;” "I always trade at Crane’s; 'tis well. Christmas day will soon be here, Cid Santa Claus will soon appear; F or his headquarters all inquire, The nearest way to A. II. Hquier. The next we find upon our list, A firm that would be sorely missed, Is Todd’s mill company, you know, The farmers there are sure to go. Hee here young man just pause awhile, As on this maid you cast a smile; Although toFldwards you may go, No lovelier picture can he show. The finest bakery in the land Is Jorgensen’s we understand, Good coffee too and lunch so nice, All for ten cents, that Is the price. Should yon a journey wish to take, Aud anxious too, good time to make, On the Ii., O. It. & N. you climb. Aud make connections every time. For boots aud shoes just bear in miud That Weum ii Berg have every kind; Can fit your feet both great and small, Their stock Is large enough for all. It is impossible to employ language to describe the loveliness of the young ladies and tin* bewildering variety ana beauty of their costumes. We left the latter duty to the ladies themselves, i but they have failed to do the subject justice.* Several have not furnished ' any description, although we have been I to much trouble to have them do so. I It is their own fault that their names do not appear. The follow ing reports I are given: If A. Hanson, Merchant Tall* r Mias North I Hanson Plain skirt, gen tie mu a's roar mid vest, boy's cap. Albert Is-* Fir** I iepaJtriient Mi** Ll bb ie I Richards: Firemen'* < ap, blouse. l>elt, badge 1 and bugle, and black velvet skirt. C E. Year its, Gandy Factor Mi*- Bernice J W illiam' Wool dross trimmed with string* of pop-eorri, candy heart*, etc C'r"W ii of candy. Greene’s Livery Stable — Me* Joe Greene: I Black riding habit, front of *Lh**r-mi»unted bri-I dies and silver bits, driving pc a. vet, white ivory * handled whip, jockey cap. B . G It. & N. R’y—Miss KIU.** Trusdell—Plain black dress, picture of a trciin * >f cars at bottom of skirt, with lh" word*, "Albert l^*a Route," print-; ed above; epaulets and belt of brass, conductor’s cap and lantern American Express Co.— Daisy Stacy: Cream alhatroMe, decollete, real lace, blue Kid slippers, "express" In large letters across trout. "Xprv'S cap, a panel of money orders and other trimmings belonging to express company. Wedge & Barlow, Drugrlts—Miss Kittle! Mill*: Black satin skirt, lace vaist over huff. I powder puff front, horn bangles on draperies, iiilt bangles on 'ide, chamois!amO’Hhanter, pull nail pori pons, pitneis of sponge ami cork, cork wristlets and black opera sleepers, 0*o. M. < ram*. Dry (roods Miss Anna IV-'eii-ger; Black cashmere dress, with front panel of leather fans, sill" panels "f ribbons, border of handkerchiefs, sash of pink silk, vest of lace and ribbons, beads around th" neck,sleeves trimmed with ribbon aud silk, cap of lace and ribbons. J. A. Fuller, Photographer—Miss Grace It. Stacy : Cream faille brocaib*.I w ith photo heads, decollete, with photo card bracelets, whit" wax hair ornaments, buff slippers. Banner, halflife size picture framed in but! colored satin on crimson plu'h, gold tassels and cord, embroidered In gilt and garnets. Nelson A Sorenson, Boots and Shoes—Miss Efii" Fenton; Green plush, bell sleeves lined with pink satin, vest of pink ribbon, sash and bows on shoulders, skirt festooned with insoles, sides of vest and center of sleeves trimmed with button hooks, shoes on shoulders and slippers for pockets and on head, bracelets and necklace of shoe buttons. Parker & Briggs, Druggists—Miss DeEtta Ruble: Black silk dress, crow ti of sponges. Louis XV 'lippers, front of small sponges, powder puffs on shoulders, and necklace of cork, pointed front of skirt covered with corks and edged with sponges, right side panel covered with bottles ami edged w ith corks; left side panel covered with brusli-broom, feather duster, combe, tooth brushes, pocket books, etc. A. ll. Squier, Second Hand Stors—Miss Marie Torgersou; Pale blue safm made princesse, low neck. short sleeves trimmed with lace. hat to match dress trimmed with jewelry and silver ornaments, dress trimmed with toys, beads, mirrors, auto-albums, dolls, etc., representing the near approach of Christmas and Santa Claus. Banner, red, white and blue, with silver Inscription, "A. ll. Squier Holiday Goods.” Hovland Mercantile Co , Crockery—Miss I^e Arey—Black satin dress, tucked yoke ami putted sleeves, kilted skirt with heavy belt aud silver buckle, trimmed with cut glass prisms, hand painted front cut glass prisms, china, silver spoons ana forks, gold ami silver tinsel cord, silver bracelets, earrings and necklace, lamp with reflector and prisms for head dress, cut flowers. J. W. Smith Co.,Dry Goods—Mrs. Mabelle Kolir-oach: Crimson skirt, plush and black lace, with a cascade on left side of embroidered silk handkerchiefs and Jet trimmings, waist trimmed with Jet passementerie, on the sleeves jet passementerie girdle, and cardinal striped satin draped from left shoulder, fastened with cut Steele buckle, brought across the front and draped in the back, low square neck filled with white and black point lace. Theodore Schleuder, Jewelry and Silverware— Miss Emma Anderson: Black broadcloth, polonaise back and basque front, short sleeves and low neck, filled with white lace, waist belt trimmed with solid gold watches and chains, skirt ornamented with gold chains, lockets, diamond Jewelry and silver plated ware, waist trimmed with gold lockets, chains, breastpins and ladles fob chains, and hat trimmed with napkin rings and coffee spoons. Hovland Mercantile Co., Dry Goods—Miss Alice Rankin: Ghetry satin basque, V shaped neck and short sleeves trimmed with white pas-simentrie and swan's down, full black satin skirt trimmed with cream-colored all-over lace front, swan’s down forming two panels, one of silk ribbons and fans, the other silk handkerchiefs and spools of sewing silk, black draperies of hand decorated silks, cut flowers, all-over black silk mos-quetaire rnits, real pearl necklace and bracelets, fan covered with Egyptian cream-colored lace for head dress. C. P. Hedenstad, Jewelry and Silverware— Miss Mertie Johnson:    Plain    black satin dress orna mented with solid silver teaspoons, sugar shells and garnet Jewelry, gold necklace set with diamonds. back of waist covered with gold watches, and three in front, gold chain around waist with watch attached, lingers covered with gold rings, epaulets of gold chains, gold badges and pins on sleeves, and silver and gold chain bracelets; the skirt was ornamented with silver teaspoons, knives, forks, fruit knives and nut picks. Banner of black with name of firm In diamond dust, trimmed with diamond studs and bangles. Miss Caroline Narveson, Millinery Mrs. Kila Ramsey: Dress of black surah satin with allover lace draperies, sash of changeable pink surah silk, panel decorated with ostrich tips and French flowers, spray of French flowers fastened on right shoulder and trailing down back, neck of basque cut V shape, one side trimmed with cream and rose ostrich plumes, Hie tither side wtlh hand-made silk lace fastened with cut steel ornaments; black kid gloves to elbow, bow of pink and cream ribbon on left arm; hut of cardinal plush trimmed with two long ostrich plumes, bunch of cream fljis and cut steel ornaments. aud Heats ‘em all, and make our back number competitors Advert Lea Mill and Elevator Co.. Flouring Mill —MI** J«rtie Batchelder Skirt of flour sack* trimmed with stringed corn, blou*c of flour *a<-k-over which was a black velvet Zouave Jacket trimmed with gold fringe, half-sleeves and puffs of sw iss at neck, hair powdered, pink silk mb Morey K. Stern, Boston One Price Clothing House—Miss st"lla Delnhart. Embroidered , black velvet skirt, four button cutaway broad 1 cloth coat, low cut vest, embroidered shirt I bosom, standing collar, necktie, diamond Oma men!*, silk hat, dress glove*, typifying the ' highth of fashion and the mould of rorm. Weum A Berg, Boof* and shoes Miss Maud Aunts ( ream iuulle .'iud lace dress, head dre** of opera slippers, dress trimmed with infant’* -Im-** and siipj>erst ladle* shoes and slippers, * ladle’* and children's rubber*, Infant'* mores sins, button hooks, shew lace* and shoe buttons, j neck dressed low, opera heel boots. Knatvoid Hardware Co., Hardware—Miss Ti aa flange: Black cambric basque and skirt, low neck and abort steeve*, feat or cream and black a,.,] ,l„ 0-t., .......    ,, i.;~l    .,r,.,Li cambric put on a dog collar, trimmed with    < D* OHl\ \\ *l\    111 \N IllCll    It WOUld scissor* ami other ornaments; basque trimmed '    <r#>gOuI    hv    thv* «m ill    henfker With gilt match -abs and chain*, looped ss itll    gpsreci    rn    me small    nroimr. hook*, and revolver*, tea pot*, knives, forks and ; spoon* around the bottom. K. ll. skinner A Co., Flouring Mill-Mlss A ir flola Whytock Dress of flour hags, on the up i>er part picture of Ruth carrying sheaves, in blue coloring, and on lower part letter* in red. red scarf around shoulder* and knotted at the side, with sash end*, full elbow sleeves from ! which hung small bag* of flour, cap trimmed ! with letters, "Mkinner'' Best,"and hair j>owder- I ed with flour. Mrs, Ss O. Peterson, Millinery—Miss .Tulia Peterson Pink velvet costume, plain skirt and vai*t, black velvet bodice, elbow sleeve* and low neck filled with lace. trimmings of plume* at bottom and sides of *kirt, dark green sash, silk ribiMvns on back, blackbirds on shoulder*, large red boquei on breast, ornamental pin* on hack of waist, wide pink velvet hat trimmed with black plumes and blackbirds. Brand I n Bros., Meat Market —Mi** M Emma Brundin: Striped white pervade plain full skirt, gathered blouse, rolling cuff* and collars of red satin, butcher’s cap to match dress, trimmings of'Ingle and double linked werne werst. w hole and sliced bologna, sliced drhsl beef aud bam sausage, fastened on with red ribbon*. Banner brown, displaying painting of a black pig, fringed w ith sliced bologna; blackbird on top of staff. P A. Nelson, Groceries—Miss Myrtle Lowe. Dark green ca*hmere dress, panel of rice In front of skirt, trimmings of fruit on each side of panel, back drapery trimmed with cracker*, front lira fiery and front of waist and the sleeves trimmed witn evaporated apples, epaulets of nuts, back of waist trimmed with crackers, necklace of lamp bangles, cranberry bracelets, and Tam O’Shunter head dress decorated with dottles pins, cracker* ami cranberries. Johnson & Peterson, Furniture—Miss Etta Yates: Black cashmere dress covered with req crushed mohair, and draped with silk velvet plush: the mohair was folded aronnd the shoulder* so as to form a low neck. and was fastened at the waist with curtain chains; curtain pulls were fa-stened on front and sleeves of dress, and silk velvet plush fell from the head to the bottom of dress on the back, curtain chains contin lag it the shoulders. Ransom ft Co., Groceries aud Crockery—Miss Nettie Ransom Black princess dress, white front collars and cuffs, decorated with licorice, prunes and gum drops; collar fringed with peanut*. Evaporated apples each side of front, and sunflowers of orange peel and gingersnaps; sash of white trimmed with cookies, and fringe of clothes pins, and black cap trimmed with candies and celery. Banner red, pendants of prisms, salt cellars and butter dishes, lettering or macaroni and decorations of celery. Freeborn County Btawdard, Newspaper and Jolt Printing—Miss Hattie Gillrup:    An artistic dress made of perfect copies of the Standard, printed in black OB tine white muslin, belt of red i tarlatan, rosettes of same front and back, scarlet cap trimmed with editor’s quill pens, Faller tNMiciis and scissors; necklace and bracelets of bright new type. Bannerol white silk, on which was printed in red, "Freeborn County Standard, Oldest, Ablest, Brightest, Best. It Waves for All." Cut of power printing press iii center printed in blue, top and bottom of blue plush trimmed with gilt cord and tassels,and mounted on gilt staff and cross bar. Hovland Mercantile Co., Groceries-Miss Tina Nelson: Black sateen basque, square low cut neck, short sleeves, trimmed around neck and sleeves with ground cherries and cranberries. on front of waist cut pieces of carrots, beets and rutabagas; plain full skirt trimmed with panels of canales, figs and beets, on front clay pipes, matches and smoking tobacco, bottom of skirt, apples and rosettes of candy; cut flowers, black silk mosquetaire mitts, necklace and bracelets of ground cherries and cranberries, earrings of pieces of loaf sugar, hat crown trimmed with cabbage leaves, rim turned up on one side, with a cluster of oranges, apples and celery, and also trimmed with ground cherries. Large audiences attended the entertainment each evening, and as an example of enterprise, as a spectacle of delight, and as an Albert Lea success, it will long be remembered by all who engaged in it and witnessed its novelty and charming features. ub ‘rent’ was in the manner sug-This Fall our Stock of Clothing! Crazy! Our Fur Coats are the best in the market and come direct to us from the factory. Our competitors cannot match them in either Quantity, Quality or Price, and they know it. You won’t find a lot of shop-worn goods, job lots, etc., in our stock, but Everything New and Fresh, that gives the wearer pleasure and satisfaction. Our large and complete stock of Fall! Winter Clothing! rareuts* Duty. Parents should be careful that their children do not contract colds during the fall or early winter months. Such colds weakens the lungs and air passages, making the child much more likely to contract other colds during the winter. It is this succession of colds that causes catarrh and bronchitis, or paves the way for consumption Should a cold be contracted, loose no time but cure it as quickly as possible. A fifty cent bottle of Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy will cure any cold in a few days and leave the respiratory organs strong and healthy. For sale by Parker A: Driggs. . -------- >o Class Has a Monopoly of Dishonesty. Mankato Register. If poverty is necessarily an element of honesty then why encourage thrift at all? This slurring of wealth is not in accord with civilization or progress. Some rich men are dishonest, so are a few of the poor. Notice—Horseshoeing. Having taken the shop formerly occupied by C. GuStavson, opposite the National House, Clark street, I am prepared to do horseshoeing and blacksmithing in all its branches. Special attention paid to fractious or lame horses. All I ask is a fair trial. Satisfaction guaranteed. M. Donative. Must go. Now is the time to buy. Such an opportunity as this may not occur again in a lifetime. Our prices on everything are the lowest. Join the joyful throng, and come to the Big -THE BIRTH-PLACE OF- Good Goods and Reasonable Prices! P. S. One of our moss-back competitors has “Skin Coats” -and we believe him. The genuine article in the line of Fur Coats, Fall and Winter Overcoats, etc., is at the Big Boston One-Price Clothing Store. ;