Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, August 4, 1870

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

August 04, 1870

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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - August 4, 1870, Albert Lea, Minnesota VOLUME 10. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1870. NUMBER 17 r.s THI us DAY. Terms, Per Your, In Advance, K COCHUANU, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR At Law, and Notary 1'ublic. Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota. 024 D. BROWN, ItATKS OJ-' ADVKKTISl.NO. The iiijj ill he Mtrii-lly adhcrcun 1. r.cli'.'iom ami charitable notice-Ms uiitii-c- nt' lusiriiiigi'h and deaths, ill bo iuseitoil clrirjro. '2. nniKim i'1-uiuent ortisenntu at Hi' Hist in-ci timi, tind squ o 1o, cM_h .iddiiKiii-il iiisoit on 3. n.iki-iiijr in legal nu'iit-- ai o i i-fiiiriloil us ii-c "iintiihle'fm- it) MI mo. llu-i e is an .ijirouiiioiit to liie same to 4. Vdvei tUeinents in-c-i-k-'l itli no op-- ilie'l time "ill ublislieil until foi-U, ami clia.god .iccoi "i. 'i'i aiisk'iit mh 01 ti-oincnts must bo fni lien the .iffidaritif is 'livpii nml nil othci.s Wiiltf! sot ivruv JIAILKOA. (I, ,1-0 'iVo't. Coins Km, i nc i -i'O p. i i. di'pm-t '.'.lid n. AI i 1 I' I" 11 U iii'l- ".'it' p in 1- 1" iv. >r i l l l iM.ns-y d" L'. 10 p. in. aime_ -''-I'' P- confuuie her Clas.s in Ti tin- co .it limns.-; "ith MiUuiU TVS-'I-P r'-irrv M.i'ml ti.r .ill pointll l.VSLKL.MhN JLtnvyerti A" Agents. QU'ACY i: TYUKH, Attorneys at Law, Nofar.cs Public, tleal Estate and 'Agent's, CONVEYANCING- of nil kinds accurately done, acknowledg- ments taken, oaths administered, v s'i'. ti-iinsii'i tin Milwaukee anil S I'.iul 11 uli o ,1 MIIW- ud dop.ul d.uly, i-nui'l.iy- i- tn'htts: i> i v--i v.i u i. >M- Uop.nt. An-'m 'J d" r. M. Mcllrogor M. R.imspy '2 IS r M. 1MO p. M Si. I'.ii'.l 7.27 i-. M U uist-y r. .1. i M. i s r ll-iin ov, M. St. tuil S 37 M. M. I'.inmey .Metin-'.' )i- 7.-'> l'. M. Aii-iu M VUNOS V A.N U ST. f.liiM. l si Winom de M ,s( ('I, !L' U 1- M llm In -ti'i- f )i' ar .511 U VI LAVA V. i- i. nr 3 -ID i> .11 nr A M do (il) -y v v, V V ciiYHiciAN- AND srucr.oxs. A I I I.I I. U 1NM -0 A. t M. P. S. D. in :hi' 1 iii'iii ISl'jck rir'i .sicr A NO si ncr.ox, Oen.n i, Miiinebot OIlK-ofii-t iliiin- o( t'lisi Oil.L'.'. BSolels. l.DI'A lini Cnriu'i ul M.iiu nml _ _ _ _ AllSSKSOTA. The "I tins ne'V Uoiol takes pleasure iu eall'Mn .iilentimi to lu- fur all points stop at the door. JfOTHL. I t'ike thi i M ,1-liifijctfri norfh of f l.irlc STRING BAND., M'e will tako pleasure in entertainiup as- of respectable chnrautcr at any time, and u ili ant complete satisfaction. C. U. M UILK-IT, M. M. LICK, J. Ku'Nnv.iis. ing jnst opened a ts pt Gpared to supply his many fiionds ith climeo cuts at the cheapest rale. A emnrdete will be kept eun-tantly on hand. Shnp mi the corner ot Iliuadway and William St., opposite Hall's bunk. Albert Lea, Minn. '.i S2tf 1) S MUHRY lias opened at the old stand on Clark ptr'.'ot, and will dike pleasure in waiting upon cu.-itoinprs ry Stfiblcfi. ILBtRT BAUDKN Huvkic; purcliasckl the now anil coninio- stable of A. 15. lakes iliis to sjiy to his- old I'ricnils and riiitrmis. he Ii is opont'd a JLII'KRY STJIBXtE, imil will i c-ndy ut :ill times (o supply or- dt'i s fi-iv siiijriL' or ditiihie aocoi lo (In- u.nits ut iii-- fi ieiuN. S to walk a distance of two miles, to the resideneo of 'Squire Smith, to whom he had letters of introduction. Near the village 'a lunatic asylum, from which .patients oce.iuonally .escaped, eausinfr much alarm in the virinitv After the arrival of the coach at the inn, the boy took the road to 'Sijiiirc SmithX and informed the reMiicnt.s alonp the way that a lunatic es- caped from the asylum; that hfi dei-pcrate. and the fontm-- out of any pi'r-'ou hi.s At the Mime time he IMVC an aceurafe dr- perijition of tln> manners and personal appearance of :iml stated lhat lie might more particularly be known by bis inquiring the Smith's After dinner Pnubbq Pallii-d forth in the full poPSe'-Mon of his ponderous in- tellect, with cane flouri'-hinL' and with cifrarin muuth. road to Pniith'rt wus iii'lintr. The di- rected him ti port of the way. and in- j formed him that beyond any uf the im- habitants rould him al-nii: a1- uli were with 'Squire After traveling the rlin-ft.'d di'-tance. he halted at the fr-jte of a farm house, on the of which s.u an eldcrlv female knitting, but whu bad not oti- M'rveJ lii.s approach. "Madam inform me which is the way to 'Squire Smith's The old lady looked up. and for a tno- On 1'caching about thrce-foUrtlis of the distance; heard shouting rind holiooing behind luiri. Looking back. he observed ten or fifteen men armed with various "weapons guns, axes. spades, pitchforks and ropes running towards him, and gesticulating1 violent- ly. Rnubbs divined (heir object; bib life was in danger. He was horrified. A cold sweat started from his forehead He .started on a run. On came bin pursuers with loud and at the top of his speed went (he terror-stricken Snubbs. lie reached the inn. and hod jttht etibconoed himself behind the bar, begging and. pleading the landloid'1- protection, when the crowd entered. bhoutincr, Soize this' the cxcl.iimed the landloid at the top of his voice. It means nothing only J would like to ask that said greenhorn, who stood upon a table in the room, what he of i'ankee Cricks about this time A roar of laughter followed. The boy briefly informed the crowd of the opprobrious term which had applied to him and of Snubl.s in- vitation to have ft i'ankue trick played upon him. Snubbs, highly ddightr'd with the prospect of a whole skin, expressed him- self satisfied. and ordered dunks for all hands. Such is the story as related to tin- writer by a Vermont farmer. the traits itiK ptoccss. return to theiV orginal Very mucli this be The result of introdiifiii.g civiliXtUJou ;iuinng Our tribes, [n the IHljO, the Ktivf, or Kansas- tribe, occupying a ,serve !h (lie horfhcrn part of Lyon coun- ty, mini bored over one women and children, Some four hurM drcd good stone houses were built for them by the government, Coatjy school were erected where children >vcre '.o be boarded and educa- ted free of charge. The 'land where they were located is equal to any in Kansas, and every effort was irindc to induce these wild people to engage in agricultural pursuits. The teachers were carfplly selected, and did all that could done to interest and amuse. as well as to instruct. The rentllt of all this labor is- sufficiently humilia'ting. The tribe has diminished hi ten to four hundred and fifty persons. The s-tonc houses arc no longer occupied, ex- cept by s-iK-li ponies an choose to seek shelter in them. The people are liv- intr in huts made of brush and buffalo robe.s. The. have for yearn been discontinued, simply because it waa found to. be impossible to retain the pupils in them. Their wild nature was too powerful. A i'ew have actually learned to read and write, but they iiitike no use of their knowledge. AH attempt's at horticulture have ceased. A few p ,nics and weapons constitute the only w-ulth of the people. They live upon (jovernn.ent rotions, pieced out by occasional to the buffalo ranges hy beggary, atid .1 litHe wretched petl- dlmvr of wild frooseliorries and grapes. They pre-ent the most melancholy epee- taolo of di gradation and decadence, unt clrunk and filthy beyond de- .-ciiption. they trmeree our streets. 'J'liouebS-xi'uijjt from the rayapes of, tlieir nation has almo.-t perished in ton "White men's food" un- speakably bad cookinir. consanguine in- ter-marriagus. and the Various evilf of nn alien ilization. have done The n'intlicr branch of the SHMIO jiieat Sinux family, are the -aiiie ro.iJ. dwiijilliiiir. dying, disap- pearinjr fruui the tarili. Tbey are rc- mi a larger i-culc the expeneTicc iif'tlu-ir Kaw kindrt-fl. infvrcney is So far as tin- wild fiiilian- of our plains art con- i't but Aw j ci-nu-d iliz.ition is a luortifyirig fail- 'J KV utilize none of its, elements Josh the Marriage Billintrs or it. a i'.iir on f'af'o tan-d iu blank Tb knitiiiifr-woik her -ptcks- A-ll from ber forcho.-td Hood irr.K-ii-u-: slac screamed ph" flew inside tin- house :md bolted tin- Soun lifter appi-an nt :i second-hwry window, nnd rui-- the pas-h. exeiuinied, "O. yni poor, unfortunate i-ritd <_'n ;iv ,tv i'roui here sorry I do fn-1 tin- you m.'iilam, I'm .1 s-tr.niii-cr here-; merply (o inquire the riL'ht road ID 'S'jtiin- Smith's T know allub.iut it. f'oino. that's- a good iVHow, do cro awny. How your poor mother uiust it-el, il'.she's a- livin' yet 1" j Furthi-r parley Snubbs j was cuminevd that the woman win in- i sano. and passed on. In front of tin' next hon-e, a stroii'r. muscular man was d in chopjiiuj; wood. As Hiiubb.- approached him his- suspicions became amused, and be seized a stout hickory Ptir-k, some foui j feet in length, for the purpose of self- defense. friend; will you please j This iz aerate pioofthat it. iz one ov tl.em na' kind :i< nt-, thnt i rnii-t happen, ji.-t fii out ov the ne-t. when tha hav fcthers ciitifT. with- They only suffer frotn ita eril It is utterly foreign to their utmost life. a people, they eannot educated. Like parrot? and learned bears. a may jraiii ftomo .smal] smat- ti-rin-; of of books, but tbpv cannot reproduce or perpetuate it; and I under the bright of this foreign eivili. n, they arc fast becoming extinct ut bi ni'_r able ttw tell uliy. Sum 111.1 rrv for the butv, and never tln-ii- u.Utako tin's i, luck L WltfowT isnm marry moin-v, don t] jt A ccn.eiis-taker. gome his round. Fmu uiarrv f-r sn.l !'o -i hi_- :lt a" for six and M-n.-iWy loeahty of u tr-w the iied'rrci' "ur-s- ain't no better than skimmilk. I a< l.ya well dressed yum marry to their relahnim. and are siirprizi-d tew learu that their don't caie a cuss 1'or thvfin af- tcrw.ird. F-um marry they hav bin hijihpted cl-e this iz a. cross iiia'.'jh, a bay and a surrc! prid. luay uiake it enduabie If marryinir for lore ain't a success, then niatrimony a Jed beet. Sum marry h-.-katiz they think wim- min will be scarce next }-car. ;md live to wonder how tho .-.-ro' direct me on tlie ritrht road to 'Sfjuirc Cutting done' to order. ALBERT MINNESOTA. P. CONNOR, HOUSE CARRIAGE PAINTER. Graining, Paper-Hanging, and in fact all kinds of work in bis line dvne to order. 'Shop in Judge House's old drug store. ALBERT LEA, MINN Depreciated in valuefor glazing purposes and are excelled by the Excelsior Glass Cutter. For sale at H. FECK'S, whq is the MsnufactuTer'sAgcnthere- Price, "Blaatyonr infernal roared the now excited farmer, brandishing his club in a menacing :md furious man- ner. I'll Smith out .Make or I'll smash your outside in Tho alarmed Snubbs retreated; then passed the bouse on the double quick. Seeing be was not Followed he resumed his walk, thoroughly con- founded at, such extraordinary treat- ment. After walking onwaid a few lutndrcd yards be came to four corners, and not knowing which course to take, be bat down in a ot'a rail fence to ponder on his situation. The cross-road in front of him forms the top of abrupt bill. In u short time a meagre-looking youth, but j of a man's height, ascended tho hill I .without obssci-ving our horo. until direct, ly him. Snubbs suddenly arose, and, waiving his cane, approached the youth rapidly, Where does 'Squire Smith The terrified youth, with outstretched arms, sprang some two or throe feet into the air, and yelled. Lord, have mercy on me He then darted to the oppo- site side of the road, jumped the fence at a bound; and neither stumps no ditches were any obstacles to the contin- ued progress of his long legs. The feel- ings, of Snubbs at this particular time it ; impossible to describe. lie was about retracing his steps, but see- ing a small, one-story school house, a short distance off, it occurred to him that children might give him the de- sired information. As he reached the school hotise, the children, who had just been dismissed, speedily scattered iu various directions, except a few of the larger and more courageous bojrs, filling their pockets with stones, ascended the school house by means of a ladder which they drew up. "Boys, where docs 'Squire Smith live was answered by a shower of stones, hootings -and yellings. Snubbs h'asfcy retreat in the direction inn Sum marry to get rid of themselves, and discover tbattbegame wax one thrt two could play at, and neither win. Sum marry the second to get even, and find it a gambling game tlie more more tha put cUmu the less they take up. Sum marry to be happy, and not wonder wbare all the happy- ness go to when it dies. Sum marry they can't tell why. and live they can't tell bow. Almost evcryboddj got? married, and it is a good joke. Sum marry in and then Mt down and think it careful over. Sum think it over careful fust, and then sit down and marry. Both ways are right, if hit the mark, Sum marry rakes to convert them. This IK a little risky, and takes a smart missionary to do it. Sum rusirry coquctts. This iz like buying a poor farm, heavily mortgaged, ai.d working tho ballancc of yure days to clear oph tho mortgages. Married lite its chauces, and this is just gives it its flavor. Ever boddy hiv.s to phool with the chances, bekauz cvcryboddy cxpccks to win. But am authorized to Btat that evcry- boddy dont win. But, after all, married life iz full certain az the dry goods, bizness. Indian Kduciilioii. From the Kniisns Journal. We have all heard of pigs and bears that, by some mysterious process, seem actually to have learned the forms and sounds of letters, and how to combine them into words, spell- ing all ordinary words by the use of al- phabet cards or blocks. Such animals learn to wear imitations of clothing, and mimic many of the habits of men and certain of tho birds nro able to crudely utter tho words of speech. It is to be observed, however, that theso creuuircs have no power to pre- petuato their learning among themselves This artificial culture dies with tho in- dividual upon whom it is conferred; and his descendants, if, indeed, oil re- productive powf-i be- r.f't destroyed by :i< ivcoiveit who euuld Well he recognized us a of "ome standing. On Icarninsr the mission of her visit- or, the lady invited him U) take u seat in tin; hall. Having arranged himself in a working position, he inquired for the number of in the family of the lady. Eight, sir.'' replied the lady, in' eluding myself." Very age madam T' My age. sir.'' replied the lady, with a piercing, dignified look. I conceive it's none of your business what mv age you are very might .-ii." The law compels mp. madam, fa take the nge of every person in tho wrrd; it's my duty to make the in- law compels you to uhk, I presume it compels me fci answer. I am between thirty and forty." I presume that means thirty-five." "ICo sir, it means no each ;iui only thirty-three years of age." Very well, putting down tho figtmv. just as you say. rvW for the jiges of your children, commencing with youngest, if you please." Jusi-phiiio. my youngest, ten years of age.'' Minerva was twelve last week." Cleopatra Elvira has turned fif- teen." Cleopatra jclina is eighteen, sir; just jlvtcv favorite tcen." My oldes-tand only marrit-d daugh- ter, sir, Anna Sophjy, is u little over twenty-fiive." Twenty-five did yoii Yes, sir. Is there anything re- markable in her b.'ing of that age." Well, no. I can't say that there ia but is it not remarkable that you should be licr mother icheii you tverc only eiglit years About that time the census-taker waj observed running out of the house, why, we cannot say. It was the last time ho pressed a htdy to give her exuct age. When a.good man dies, the tears aro shod which he in life prevented from ilowinfr. Why is tho river tho Irziest thing in all creation Because it is never seen out of its bed." The prettiebt nock-tic for a arum ol babv. NEWSPAPER! SlEWSPAPFld ;