A BAG OF
Clinton Mann spent Sunday in
Windom visiting friends.
A. E. Hart left for a business trip
to St. Louis the first of the week.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Field, Jan. 28, a son Mother and
child are doing well.
Ruga of money will be given away
attheHouse of Torrance Saturday.
Dont miss it.
iLosk-tJreen enamel pin with
peati and diamond setting, finder
please leave at this office.
Frank Klein»and brother Ed. re
turned "last Wednesday to there
hozne in Little Reck after a pleasant
Vifeit with their sister Mrs. Phil Sorg
Earnest Noreen, of Luverne, Who
has severed his services from the
Knutson dairy stayed over a couple
of days visiting while on his way
,t. to Harris, Iowa, where he goes to
take up blacksmith work.
A newspaper may devote a column
.w-s- to the praise or recommendation of
a man and he will forget it in a
couple of weeks,but a two line item
tnat is not altogether pleasing will
be remembered by the average
readers for years.—Exchange.
Just a moment I If there is any
the readers of this paper who has
..-an editor friend who would like to
puinhase a newspaper and job office
vpyou will do wenbyrefsiring them
$2.45 For Mens 3*50 and $4 Shoes
60 pairs of mens' $3, $3 50, and $4 shoes mostly PiDgree if
made, all sizes, box cnll, velour ca and enamel colt Ik
skin, all high grade shoes, Choice of the lot at
75c For Mens' Spring Shirts
50 dozen of ns'new 6tyle spring shirts, ne-v patterns in
black a^d vvhi ami oolors the best values ever offered
so ecrly iu the s^asou see them iu our window, jour I 711.
25c For 50c Suspenders
8-dozen pairs of fipe lisle aud heavy web suspenders all 50c
and the fancy.styles
J. A. Rake, of Montgomery, la.,
transacted business here Saturday.
Bags of money given away
Ed Edwards of Round Lake was in H. N. Cook, of Leota was in town
town Tuesday. Monday.
W. C. Wyatt, of Bigelow, was in
town Monday on business.
urday is the day. The House of Tor
rance is the place.
C. Whipkey, of Leota, has rented
the property east of the McKeever
pi C8 and will move into town in a
Rev. E. M. Erickson and 'John
Selberg left on Monday for Duluth
as delegates to the Swedish Luth
eran Conference of Minnesota.
Axel Nordstrom will leave for
Sascatchewaa Canada,in few days to
tf»ke up homestead near to where
Rev. Moberg's brother is living.
Engineer Doolittle has recovered
sufficiently from his injuries receiv
ed in the wreck that he was remov
ed Monday in Supt. Slaker's private
car to his home at Soo Falls.
John M. Shanahan,
dealer at Worthington
resident of Madison Lake, today
filed a voluntary petition in bank
ruptcy with Clerk Eberhart. His
liabilties are #8,181, all unsecured,
and his only assets are $1,500 of ex
empt property. Mr. Shanahan's
failure is due to the poor crops
around Worthington, the farmers
being unable to pay him for mach
ines bought. His failure was not
due to anv fault of his, and he in
tends to pay his debts as fast as pos
ible. His friends eft^ar-j
Ylwjhf aild Jdae^ateiihiM-
P. CTConnor, from Grand Prairie,
was in town the first of the week.
Mrs. W. E. Nichols visited here
among tier many friends during the
Get a bag of money at Torrance's
Saturday. Absolutely free on that
Mm. Ed. Wilson was given a sur
prise party by her Sunday school
class Monday evening and a very
pleasant time was had by all present.
W. H. Merrick and j. A. Smith
from headquarters of the Singer
Sewing Machine Co. called on their
local agent here, C. O. Peterson on
Wednesday of last week.
Rev. Ericksor. with family will
leave for their new field of labor
a machine March 8th and will the pastor on
and former Sunday the 5th of March give his
farewell charge to his parishioners.
An informal surprise and birth
day party was tendered Carl Nyperg
at the residence of C. O. Peterson
on last Saturdy evening by the
young people of the Swedish Mis
Erminie is classed among the best
of comic opera. The story is inter
esting, the music is tuneful and
catchy, with plenty of dash, vim
and vigor This is one of the operas
fu,hp pra^nte^this, season by the
ADV^NQE, PBBjBUABY 24,1905.
Every Department in our store is filled with bargains for the coming weell, and to
make Saturday tHe greatest day of them all, we will give a BAG OF MONEY
FREE with every cash purchase of$LOO during that day, 2 bags of
money with $2 purchases and on up.
Money Saving Opportunities for the Week
FIRST SHOWING OF NEW SPRING HOSIERY
Hundreds of dozens^ of new fancy and plain hose in lisle and cottons, direct from the mills and many new things in
the fancy hose from Germany and France, direct from the importers. We hiva never shown such an extensive line
and i2 i-2c Ginghams at
are more elaborate than in former seasont1. Hose tor men, women and children and in all
Mens' Fancy Hosiery 8c to 50c Ladies' Fancy Hosiery lOc to 75c
Mens' Plain Hosiery 8c to 50c Ladies' Plain Hosiery lOc to 75c
ChUdrens, Fancy Hosiery 15 to 50c
Childrens' Plain Hosiery lOc to 40c
50 PIECES OF NEW STYLE GINGHAMS, always sold at lOc and 12 l-2c a yard, will
be placed oii
at the mill price. These pieces are not short lengths or
remnants, but full pieces purchased for our regular spring stocR.
For Saturday only we offer these new patterns
THE HOUSE OF TORRANCE
F. A. TORRANCE ®. SON
Clyde Fronk has been quite sick
but has improved lately.
Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Leo
nard, Monday Feb. 20, a son.
$2*45For Womens' $3 and $3.50 Shoes
60 pa:r of womeus' bia gr ttie hln and oxfords, most!y/f%^ mm
Piusrr uia le, vici kid and enamel lea hers, all siz^s A W
H|)ec al for thn
$7-50 For Womcns' $15 and $18 Coats
A f^sv coiits left from our winter stock of the best /|%OT P»/\
a it a W so a $ 1 5 an $ 1 8 a 7 W
uiaa^. fiual te'liug price your pick at V^ll
5c for 8c Unbleached Muslin & Outings
15 piec of unbleiched muslin and outing flannels, 8c qualities
an on a or it to a a
l=2c a yard
J. T. Milton has been quite sick.
James Gibson is enjoying a couple
of week's visit in Ponca, Neb.
H. P. Lewis was down from Wil
inont a few days this week. He re
ports business prospects good.
R. W. Hawley is home from the
university to aeist in publishing the
Advance until a purchaser is found.
Carl Nyberg the blacksmith
Accompanied Alex Wilson with a
shipment of three carloads of stock
for the Chicago market on Monday
night Nyberg intends to remain
in Illinois and find work at his
Aweak Back Piaster,*.*
Put it on your back.
Put it on your chest.
Put it anywhere you have an
ache or a pain, and you will be
surprised at the result.
FOR SALE BY
f. M. HICKMAN.
A. Oberman has rented his tine
farm to Peter Shaaf and will move
into town and engage in the stock
Rev O. Mo berg left for Dundee
Tuesday to be present at a district
meeting of the Southwestern Min
nesota Preacher's Association of
the Swedish Mission Covenant.
Olaf Noren went to Dundee on
Wednesday to see about getting in
partnership with some Canada im
migrants, shipping stock, etc.,in car
load lots to their future western
The engagement of the Columbia
Comic Opera Company at the opera
house this Friday evening is evident
ly anticipated with delight by a host
of playgoers, as there has been an
active demand for seats.
If you want to earn 1300 in an
easy way, find a purchaser for the
seeking a location and by telling
them of this and also act as agent
can secure the $300.
a meeting of the
board of the Swedish Mission church
held last week it was decided to al
low the Rev. Moberg to visit the
church at Scandia, Murray Co., re
gularly once a month,said congrega
tion having extended^ call and en
tered obligation for part of pastors
salary. It w«u also decided to hold
the annual jniunan convention the
latter part of Ifa? hpre at tbeehirli/
A BAG OF
WITH EVERY $1
GET A BAG OF
Rev. Mcintosh will preach Sunday Frank Saxon has been granted an
morning at the usual time at the) other patent on his auto wheel
S. A. Harding, is a delegate to the
A. O. U. W. Grand Lodge at Min
neapolis this week.
The Ladies Improvement -Leaguer
will meet with Mrs. W. M. Evans
Thursday March 2 at 3 o'clock All
members please be present.
At the annual meeting of the
Swedish young peoples sooiety of
the Mission church which was held
at the parsonage last Friday night
it was decided that they will give a.
literary and social entertainment:
on Wednesday night March 1st,great
preparation and rehearsals are be
ing made so it promises to eclipse
anything given by said society.
Attorneys J. F. Flynn, of Ells
worth aad Jas. Cashel, of Winona,
have opened a law office over Mor
land's drug store. Mr. Flynn is well
known in this county as an upright
man of good character and proved.
be himself successful in the profession
Advance and the money will
yours. The readers living out of His partner come with the bighest
this s.tate may know of some one of recommendations iu every partic
W. H. Prideaux, a prosperous
hardware merchant of Adrian, the
business father of Mrs. J. H. James and a
cousin of R. Prideaux, died at his
home Tuesday morning. Mr. Pri
deaux had all the good qualities as a'
husband," father, citizen and neigh
bor, that one could wish to see in a
man. The funeral was held Wednes
day afternoon, Mr. Prideaux and
family of this place attending. Alt
the children of the deceased
number werb pie—at.
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