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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - September 15, 1870, Albert Lea, Minnesota VOLUME 10. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1870. NUMBER 2S FREEIW COUXTY STANDARD, rtTDMSIIKU EVKUY TIIURS l> AY. Terms, Per Tear, In Advance, RATES OK ADVKTU'lSING. The following will be .strictly adhered to: 1. Kulixiou.i charitable notincs. as also nolici'H of marriiigcs and deaths, will inserted without charge. 2. Legal and Government advertisements trill' lit To i-otits por square fur the fii-Mt SnHi'vtion. uiul 37 j cents per square for each udditionul insertion. 3. Attorneys ordering in legal advertise- ments are regarded aw accountable for the .same, unless there is an agreement to charge the same to another juirty. 4 Advertisements inserted with no spec- ified time will be published unlil iorbid, and charged accordingly. 5. Transient advertisement? must be paid -for in advance: legal, when the affidavit of publication is given; and all others quar- terl. _ _ Tabtes. RAILROAD. Going West. Going Kast, -Wells arrive p.m. depait a. m. AWen B. in. AlLoa a- Oakland" 3: 10 p.m. a. m. Knmseydo p. in. arrive p. m. Trains connect at Kamscy with .Milwau- kee and St. Vaul Uailroad for all points North and South. Singes connect at Wells for Blue Karth City. Wimielmgo City, Fair- mont, Spirit Lake, Fort Hodge. Jackson. and Kstliervilie. Stages leave Wells imme- uliutuly on .ir rival of train for Blue JvnrMi 'City and Winnebago City, carrying pusscn- cers through the evening, and return- ing connecting with trains every morning. 3'assongers from Blue Earth and Winnebago jtoing by this route arrive in St. I'aul or .McGregor in fourteen, and Chicago or Mil- waukee in twenty-four hours. I'urcluve tickets at stations before en. rtering the cars, :it a discount from the rcg- jular train prices. A. V. (.'oiaTKit, Snpt. Western Division. W. THOMPSON, Gen. M inager. mi.YtAUKKKT'sT.l'AUL RAILWAY. trains nn the Milwaukee and Paul lUilroad arrive and depart daily, Sundays exempted, as follows: I) I'A.sSBNliKK f.OINU WEST. Arrive. Austin IKamspy St. 1'uiil Austin McGregor 2-0-" r, M. p. M. Austin p. M. Ramsey flOlNG KVT. p. M. St. Paul p. M. Ramsey P. M. Austin Depart. McGregor A.M. r. M. :M8 P. M. p. M. P. M. 'INONA" AND ST. 1'ETKR RAILWAY. OOlVi! WKST Winona v CHEAP AS CAN BE BOUGHT West of the Missiggippi'River, nnd WARRANTED TO GIVE SATISFACTION. Ho has a large .stock and variety of RIDING SADDLES of nil kinds, both for ladies and gentlemen, besides TRUNKS, VALISES, WHIPS, BRUSHES. CURRY COMBS, HARNESS OIL and BLACKING, nnd, in short, everything which is kept in a first-class shop. and on short notice, All KIXDS OF BUCGY TRIMMING done at short notice. Remember the place... building on Broadway, To MilfcOtmers and Thresliers. Has received, and will keep constantly on hand, a full assortment of all widths of tho best Oak Tanned MACHINE BELTING, and Lace with the largest and cheapest stock of BOOTS "A.ND SHOES, LKATHEK, to be found in Southern Minnesota. Corner Main nnd Mill etrtcte, sign of the Big Boot, Austin, Minn. low.3 B. UNDERWOOD'S OX AND COW BELL FACTORY. We on Imml roarty-rnado (or will make to order) of all styles. Have also in connection with this, a black- smith shop, and will do all kinds of black- smithing in Particu- lar fipf-sff-shooing. Sat- isfaction guaranteed. Shop, corner of Clark and Washington streets, Aleri Lea, Minn- of every description. These gentlemen be- ing long experienced in tlie business, and having large, Carriage House j BLACKSMITH PAINT 'SHOP attached, arc now prepared to t'io .f KIJVJPS OF II in their line. Parties are invited to call anil examine slock and specimens of work before purchiftiiig elsewhere. ft Repairing done on short notice. Shop south of tho Western Home hotel. Albert Lea, Minn. UIIOMMERHAUSKN, Manufacturer of WAGONS. CUTTERS, AND SLEIGHS of every description. Repairing to order nnd on the Shop'on AlbcrfLea: Minn. w INONA CARRIAGE WORKS. Manufacturers of LIC IIT CARRIAGES, EXPRESS WAGONS Concord and Platform Wagons, Sleighs We use Eastern timber, employ the beet iiMcliunics, and warrant our work. Grfint Min- nesota. v8 Hi lOSJrH'U" ftiul DeaU'r in nil kinds of LUMBER WAC.ONS, Bl'GGIES, SU'ighs, Stock kept con- si antly on har.d. nnrt repairing done order. Simp oit Clark Street, Albert Lea, Minnesota. 9 37tf TSON Wholesale and Retail Manufacturers of LUMBER WAC05S, CARRIAGES, SlPfjrlic. futferv Retail dealers sup- plied with Wagon :iml Buggy stock, or the manufactured iirlicles, Ijy the car loud. Corner of Broadway and fifth St., Roch- ester, Minn. 9 37tf Insurance. COM- PXSIES, to- wit: The "Old Hartford" and Iliini." of Hartford, And the Ml ily" and Cunti-> ofNew York, Reprcseute'J ut Albert Lea by A. 0. WEDGE. Fire ri.-ks taken at the lount pnsnblt rates, ivnd losses promptly adjusted. Insures against loss or damage by lightning. OF NEW YORK, Offers urisiirpiifsi'eti iridVccmcntjj to" persons wishing to insure their lives. For table rates of (be different kinds of policies issued, inquire ojf ;A.G. WEDGE, Local Agent, ALBERT LEA, MINN. A. H. D., Having pur- chased prop- erty and es- t a b 1 i s h e d himself at this place, 'will attend to all busi- ness in the line of his profession. ALL WORK WAR- RANTED to give complete satisfaction. TEETH EXTBACTED WITHOUT PAIN! Office, at his Drug Store, near the Post Office, Albert Lea, Minnesota. East side of Broadway, EStfABLISHEi) NOVEMBER 1866. 'I.shall beWcased 'to serTe all'who wish PICTtJEES OF AHY SIZE OB STYLE. Those in large num- bers at one sitting. Copying done in a workmanlike manner. Instructions in the profession given at reasonable rates. Office hours from59 A. M. to 6 P. M. v6 37tf S. S. EUWARDS, Artist. Go to A. E. Johnson's for great bar- in all'kinds of goods. NEW MiGOODS MRS. JOIItf STA4JE Wishes lo inform her numerous friends and customers that she has just received from the East, a larger and better stock of AND Than han ever before been offered in this market Her stock, in part, consists of all kinds of STRAW and FANCY HATS, AR- TIFICIAL FLOWERS and HAIR of the latest styles, K1BJSONS, LACES, SILKS, HOOP SK'IRTS, BASKETS, GAITERS, SHOES, SLIPPERS, PAR ASOLS, G LOVES all of which will be sold unusual- ly cheap. l ctxxd. See. Cabinet Ware. Manufacturer of, and Dealer in all kindg of ft? sJ Having purchased tlie entire stock of J. Warren, I am now prepared to sell all kinds of FURNITURE as cheap aa can be bought west of the Mis- siasippi. Among rr.y slotk ill be found 1 _ OLJNGES, Of all description. BUBEAUS, WASHSTANDS, e> clstt e et clef QUAIITETTS. TKAJ'OYS, Worktables, Whatnots. CHAWS, Of all description, And in fnct everything found In a country Furniiure Store, kept constantly en Corner of Water and Washington Streets, Albert Lea, Minnesota, B. H. SKAUG. T.1MTOR. He hereby announces a fresh arrival of NEW GOODS! For the Fall and Winter. Trade of 1870. Consisting of T II I M M 1 N G S As well as everything pertaining to his line of trade. Cutting an ft done lo order. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA. STILL THEY COME. ALDEN AHEAD! George Whitman is just opening a new, large, and well selected stock of all kinds of goods, which, he "ill offer LOWER THAN ANYBODY DARE SELL. Come and see my new stock. You can buy more goods of me for Oxxe than at any other place. Remember that is the place to buy your goods. K, July 14, 1870. TO CONNOR, A- HOUSE CARRIAGE PAINTER. Graining, Paper-Hanging, nnd in fact all kinds of work in his line d.ne to order. Shop in Judge House's old drug store. ALBERT IEA, MINN C HARLES R. RANSOM, DEALKKJN Alt KINDS OF OYSTERS, CIGARS, The stock consists of greon, dry, and canned Fruits; fresh, and core Oysters; all tfinda of Tobacco, Cigars, Herring, Figs, and the whole line of Candies, in fact, a of everjjUwng jm the wajips of fa-ado in this line, including i ICEf CBEiV SODA WATER, AND LEMONADE. A fine room has been filled up for the enter- tainment of guests, and no pains vrill be spared to give complete satisfaction. fgf- Broadway, next door BO th of (.he Picture Gallery, Albert Lea, Mi n. [S7if Jewelers. H. SCIILEUDER, Dealer in WATCHES, CLOCKS JEWELRY. A complete nnd well xolected stork Kepi constantly on hand, consisting of firal-cliiss Jewelry, Clocks, Watches, Plated Ware, Al- bums, Violin Strings. Fishing Tackle, Cut- lery, Yankee Notions, Cheap nu the Cheapest Repairing promptly done; ull work warranted. Broadway, Albert Lea, Minu. 8-20tf H ABBOTT k Sox, Would call attention to tlieir new and choice stock just received AT No, 4. CENTRAL 1JLOCK, Owatonna, which they are SB LI, ing off rapidly, ll comprises a full lino of JEWELKV. CLOCKS, FINE WATCHES, SPECTACLES, 1UHU CAGES, FANS, WILLOW WAUE, at prices which are CHEAP er than the cheapest. We sell KOR CASH, and are determined to lie undersold by no one, and are prepared to warrant every ar- tiele as represented or money refunded. We are agents for the celcbralt'l Morris I'erfeoted Spectacles, uncrjualed for strengthening and preserving qualities. COME EVKRYHOUY AND examine our goods, of which we not room to nume half, jiud v> e shall be to show them, whether you BfV or not. N JYurserieft. OKTIlWESTERN 1ES, J. S. SHEAirMA.y, Proprietor, PropagRtcs and si'lls at wholesale and retail the of Frni'tx Ornamrnl'il Trees especially adopted to northcin liiilitudes, (1 J'tatih a I'o injure fuccci-s, plant Ilic hardy varietion ot Trees. aiul nnd for tlitjse up- ply to a or nddrej-s ihe proprietor, has devoted twenty yenrs of close per- sonal attention to this mailer of exireuie hardiness in Fruit, Trees, Be sure and slarl right. Ordcih may be left ttilli Col. Euton, of thi" place, which receive promjit at- tention. Send for calnlnpnr1 lo J. S. SHEAKMAN, Rockford. 111. 01 tf I'. O. Dox 78 N OKTHWESTEUN NCHSEKY. HENEY LINDSAY, Propriotor. Propagator td' Hardy Seedlitig and graft- ed Apple, Crab, Fruit, and Ornamental Trees, Uulbs, ami Flow cring Shrubs, Grape Vines and .small Fruits. Nursery in Karibault. JUcc Ccunty Min- nesota. l.j GOOD NEWS FOR THE NEW STORE! NEW GOODS! E. W. SFKAGUE Would rcspecl fully inform the citizens of Albert Lea and vicinily, thnt he hay opened up M ith an entirely new slock of ITRT'OS, 13OOKS. PENCILS, PAINT-BRUSHES, PAINT, MACHINE, NEAT'S FOOT, and KEROSENE OILS. Also a large stock of PURE LIQUORS, cf all kinds, for Medical use. GIVE ME A CALL, Next door north of Geo. Whitman's. Norwegian German Clerks in Attendance. A USTIN RICHARDSON, SUCCESSORS TO N. P. AUSTIN, Are now prepared to offer a full line of FALL AND WINTER DRY GOODS, Besides a complete assortment of GROCERIES, This house is well known to be one of the oldest, cheapest, and most reliable in Aus- tin, and the farmers of Freeborn county are cordially invited to call and examine their immense stock. AUSTIN, W, H. BUTLER, BARBER AND FASHIONABLE HAIR- DRESSER. Highest price paid for Human Hair. Next door north of Stage's Hardware Store, Broadway, Albert Lea, Minn. PO. MALEY, Grocer an-1 Dealer in Green, Dried, and Canned Fruits, choice brands of Cigars and Tobacco, Foreign and Domestic Wines and Liquors, No. 28 Bridge Street, Owatonna, Minn. School Mailers in I'reeborn County. Written for the Standard. K WTO n often asked this, or a similar question, lo-wil.. How did you find the schools through the countv this I desire as brief, ly as 1 can, to answer it publicly in your paper, and also to make a few stigtrcs tions to teachers and school oilicors. Since the first of 31 ay I have visited seventy-four different schools, four of them twice, making seventy-eight its in all. In most of the schools the teachers were doing good work, of them bcinir jiot only competent, but faithful, working in school Jbr the ad- vancement of their pupils, and out of school to awaken an interest among the parents, and also to prepare themselves to meet their ulab.se.- in just the right way, for there are some teachers in this county (whose attainments arc not to be questioned) who that may have that freshness of interest which alone will awaken a kindred interi'st among their pupils, that they may meet successfully the wants of each of their class, and that they may know exactly how much of the lesson each pupil understands; such teachers feel that no instruction is given until it is actually received and used by the schol- ar, and the con.-cqnence is they posse s.- one of the first rccjuisilcs of a good While visiting these schools, I made notes of what I considered the defects and excellences of the different schocls and teachers, thinking to publish occasinnally reports of them, but after much th.iuglit upon the matter, I have L-oneluded not to do so. as good teachers, those who are really icutkiii'j teachers, will become known, and make their influence felt, and be inquired after and sustained by intelli- gent citizens without being publicly mentioned; while charity demands that due respect bo paid to the feelings ol those v. h j may ni't have succeeded a.- well as they would wish, that is. uines- have been criminally negligent in tho performance of their duties. It will, however, be a pleasure to me to give to teacher.-! their just meed of praise in the proper place and manner. Of the severity-four schools visited there were six. which, in uiy judgment, wore not successful in one. it was thought best that the teacher ck.se her school in another, the teacher totally failed in order and consequently the school wa> nearly worthless, but the term being so ne.ir its cl> se hen I was there, it was thought best to let it continue until its time should expire. The oth- er four, for want of t.K't and on the part of the teachers, and co-npf- on the part of parents, were nut con.-idored irood si-honls the remaining sixty-eight I considered as being in a eonditiuii. and well worth all they cost Many of the te.icher- were young and inexperienced, and those of them who feel that they are in their proper vocation should pei-evcre, lining to improve in their profes- sion. Jna-uiuch as our now State Su- perintendent, in his letter to me. said, It is my roqne.-t th.it ynu do all in your power to awaken an interest on the part of teachers and people in refer- ence to the importance of a higher standard of qualification among all our teachers and also iu view of the fai-t that at the late convention a resolution was passed, tending to raise the grade of questions for examination. I trust teachers will allow me to give them these few words of advice, viz.: 1st. All who possibly e.in. will do well to attend theschoul opened by Mr. Lovens. in Albert Lea. lie is not only able to give thorough instruction, but has the ability to organize and discipline a school and to train others 1'or teaching. It is full as necessary To know lime" and irhat to teach as it is to understand what you try tr> teach. 1M. All of you are expecting to attend the Institute to be held in Albert Lea, commencing on the 7th of November, to continue one week, (so Superintendent Wilson in- formed me. though 1 have not yet re- ceived his circular in relation to it) No slight excuse will be received for the absence of teachers from this school of instruction. Those who think they need instruction should not fail to attend those who think they don't, should at least give the encouragement of their presence, and further aid if called upon. 3d. You will do to subscribe for and study the -Teacher." All the Essays that were read at the Convention will be published iu it, "Our Work Among the Little Folks." will alone be worth its cost. As the clerks in some districts have failed to give me their names and .Post Office address I cannot scud them the blanks for their annual report, which should be returned to me by the 5tb of October. To fall in the report is to lose the public funds to tho district. Mr. Batchclder has kindly consented to take charge of a few blanks, and any clerk who has not received them, can obtain them by calling at bis office, or by sending their name to me I did not intend to occupy so much space, and will not write more at this rime. HENRY THURSTON, Supt. of Schools, Freeborn County. Slivers From a Flow 4. Written for the Standard. Among the last acts of Congress was to grant to some half dozen great Bar- ons an immense tract of valuable land, containing more square miles that two sucb States as ours. This makes some 65 land bills passed during the sessions of the Forty-First Congress. Sixty-five more links welded into the chain that is to bind the working-nun to the rag of the monopolist. Were it pcs- siblc. the very almospliere we breathe would bo converted into ;in article of traffic or dovotod to the Mammoth Air Line Jj.tlloon Company The l-ax uncl tariit (juc-sti >n .sink into nothingness compared to (ho of our public dnihniu It has ma- terial for building up one of the most coi nipt ing systems of------ever knowir in the history of govcni.'nc'itls; a syBtetn Lliat h.is become I lie great centrifugal hub from which r.idiitc die spokes of nearly" nil our political wrongs. The ten though1 wrong in punciple, just in couipari- hon to the pl.-in iidoptc'd by Congress of yivinsr it to eurpuKuioiib Jind kiny.s. Mich UK Viiiiderbilt. and nllieiv, then; to buy up and consolidate opposition roads, un- til they able to dictate to the people their own terms for (ninsportntion. To' form .some h'ea of (he wealth of one of these we will take Vandcrbilt us a specimen, who.s-c wealth exceeds in value times the taxable property (real and personal) of the State of Alia-' ntsuta. Had ('undress adopted the plan nf land only to the actual .settler.-, in ijnart.T se'jtions, each claim be taken just over the line of the la.st settlor, llic-re would be no ncfdoflaud grants> to encourage the. building of railroada to t-ome iar off vill.ige or settlement, as, in that case, pas.si tigcr.s fre'ght would be a suffi- cient inducement for to run with- in a nl.soachnnls and chure! cs. and all other convenien- cies of civilised lite. J'arents would' no longer be obliged to make a perilous journey into the unknown wilds, and briuif their children up in ignorance, exposed to the bcaiping-knife of the red man, in order to secure for them a fu- ture home and independence. In.sterd of li.iviiig to a cvntu-y l' rovirnm nt. thus distrib- uting the wi.ilth of tho CMiiiitry among the people, whidi is u e of wealth in a lik" ours, whilst the centralizing system leads U> oppression and despotism. This view of the .sub- ject may m t
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