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   Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - October 20, 1870, Albert Lea, Minnesota                                VOLUME 10. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1870. NUMBER 28 FREEBORX (HOT STAXDARD, KVKttY THV11SDAY. Terms, Per Year, In Advance, RATES 0V ATWERTISTXO. The following will be strictly adhered to 1 Religious nnd charitable notiees, as also notions of iimvrlnges and deaths, will be inserted without charge. 2. Legal and Govcrnmojit advertisements will be ehai-ged at cents per square for the first insertion, and :'.7J cents per suuare for each luUlitional insertion. 3 Attorneys ordering in advertise- ment? are regarded as account-ibli' tor the Hump, unless there is an agreement to charge the same to another party. 4 inserted spee- ificrt time will be published until forbid, anil charged accordingly. 5. advertisements must be paid for in advance; legal, when the afl.da.vit of publication is given niul all others quar- terly. Time Tables. SOUTII MINNESOTA KA1LHOAD. Ooing West. Coins East, '.Veils arrive fi-.OO p.m. depart <.h2.l a. m. Al.lon 1 Al Lea 4-.-0 p. m. a.m. Kamsey de 'J: K) p. m. nrrive_ ln Trains cmuuct at .Miiuan- Vec and St. V.inl llailroad for all pom N North and South. Stages connect at V, ells for Blue Earth City, to t i y, mont. Spirit Lake, Fort D..due. nnd Extherville. Stages leave V, ells imn diate.lv on arrival of train for Line Citv and City, earl KrrVthrough ti.e same evening, and return- iiis'coiinecting with tnins every nioviiing. IVssen-ers Blue Hnvtu ,uvl VM.me ,.go eoinc by thi.s route arrive in St. Viiulp. McflreKor in fourteen, and Chicago or Mil- waukee in twenty-four Vurchase tickets at  A M St Chnrles e M Kochcster 1 Owatonnu ar Waseca s JLtntfl WhDf, K. ATTOHNKV AT LAW, linnd Pollecting Agent, Albert Lea, Minn. Uflice in Union li'tock over the Drug Store of Weiljrf S IMacknier. Has a coinplete. and the only, abstract of tillo lo ill! hinds in Freeborn Comity. AbMrarts furnished and certified to as required by law and titles perfected upon ijiblo term.'-'. fOHN A. LOVELY, A T T R X K Y A T L A W OIKce tit the Court House. ALUEUT LEA, MINN. STACY TYUEU, Altornoys at I.iur, Notaries rublic, Heal Estate and Collection Agents. CONVKYANClNCr of all kinds accurately done, acknowledg- ments taken, oaths, administered, TaNes paid, Titles investigated. Lands bought and sold. Will pay particular atten- tion to collecting. Corner Clurk aud Newton Albert Lea. E. C. SVVCY. A. M. Tyiinu, cut'ii KANE, ATTOUNEY AND CO UN'S E LOU At Law, and Notarv 1'ublie. Broadway, Albert l.ea, Minnesota. D. LAND AND COLLECTING AGKNT. Homesteads procured at my office. Late kc'jit on hand. Inl'orniation letter or utliei u ise. I u i tii-'n< d gi at is. INM itvsi'K. I i epi i -out f, i Fire, Lii'e. and C.tsualty 1 nsuranre Coi.ijiat.ies. D. BALL, IT. navinj; ju-'t npencil a Ctl K Ji. T II K K T, I prepared to snpiily his iiiMtiy Ciieiids with climee i-tin at tin- cheapest rate. A e.impU'ti' MippK kept on hand. Shop on lite ccviier ot and William Si osife Hall's batik. Albe' t Lea, Minn. :VJtf "I kKNNIS Ml'HiiV Jl y opened D AN. J. lUCK-FORD, Would call the attention of the public to his facilitie.s BLACKSMITH ING HOliSK-SIIOETNO. Work done clicap, expcditiously, ancl in the most satisfactory Give him ft call. Siiop south of the Harrington House, near Spring Lake. ALBERT LEA, MINN. -TT7M. 15, VNDKKWOOD'S" OX AND BELL FACTORY. AVc keep on hand ready-made (or will to order) bells of ull styles. I lave also in connection this, a blnok- sniiih shop, mid nill do all kinds of black- smithing in a manner unexcelled. Particu- lar attention given to horse-shaeing. Kat- ibfaction gtt'tranteed. corner of Clark and Wnshington streets, Alert Len, If B1K3AVN P Manufacturers and Dealers in all kinds of 1 i. Hi. S3 of every description. These gentlenicn be- ing long experienced in the business, and having erect oil a large Carriage House feet, with HLACKS.Mmr PAINT SHOP jitt -K'hod, arc now pveparcd to ilu .iJLJL KI.V198 OF in iheir line. arc invited to eall and examine stuck and -petiineus of ork before pin chafing 'loiiL on sliort notiee. Shop -loiitli of (he We'-tern Home liofl. Albert Lea, Minn. Cabinet Ware. PECK, Manufacturer of, and Dealer in ull kinds of Having purchased tho entire .stock of J. Wnrren, I am now prepared tu sell all kinds of FURNITURE as chrap HS can be bought west of Ihe Mis- sibbippi. Among my stock will be found Of all description, "WASHSTANDS, (1 Manufaclnrer of W. (TTTKJ'.S, ANP S I. K 1C, ITS of every description. Kepairing done te order and on the .-horte.-t notice. Shop on Clatk street, Albert Lea, Minn. riNUNA CAKUIAfiT, WoUKS. fables. <--i BAIILUCN IT Manufaeturors of j WAfiO.vs I'oiu'nrd and Platform Sleigh-. us.' timber, eiupluy tlic hv'M inei'hanics, and ftiu rant our work. (irant k l.alor. Pi oprietoi s, and lie ready nt nl! ttrnes jo supply or- ders for single or double rigs, according to the wants nf IVii'a Is. Smble near the lii II.SP, Albert l.e.i. Minn. '.I .JS f 1VKIJV AND SALK 8TAHLK. 1'HYSTl'lANS AXO j-T lU', KONS. I Ai.iir.ii-r T.K A. C. Wedge. NJ. D. F. V- n-kiuer M. D. I J OSE i'ii rnTi'FT.if, A. Ollice in the I'liiou H. STUEET. M. D.. 1 PHYSICIAN Sf'KfiHOX. Office tirsi door snuil. of the r.i-t Otlice. Albert Len. Minn. I Corner of and College streets. Albert Lea, Minne-ot.i. JKCK KAKX1IAM, D K. K. S. GlliUri, IMIYStCl.VN AND Sl'IlGEON, I Geneva, Minnesnin. Office first ilnoi iiorili of Tost Oiiiee. j SloteSfi. HOl'SE. Corner of Main mt'l iiroii'luay, ALDEN, MINNESOTA. The proprietor of this now hotel takes pleasure in ciillijig Mllention to his lent nccommodatioiis and moans id' euti'r- tuining travelers. Ill' K D. Proprietor. OKXKllAL J01NK11 WORK. on NVa'-hivitrton stiert. north of Clark. A f b( 1 1 M inn. m SHOP, W KSTKKN IIO.MK. II. L. Robinson, rropriotnr, ALBERT LEV, MINNKSOTA. llonrtlers, tlie ilav or week, accomiao- datfd. TUAVKLEKS KNTKKT.UXKD. Singes for nil point'' .'top nt tho ihior. I take tliis occasion to nr.noimct.' to the lic that I IUIM- just opened a MOV lloUl, Itnown us the MINNESOTA HOUSE, Am', nm prcjiarcfl to furnish iimptc mentis   GREAT REDICTIOX PRICES! just completed his lino H; A 11 W IT, S B: 0> 3? Would now imtiee to his tYionds nnd patrons that hi' is hilly prepared to fin uNIi goods iu his Hue as CFIEAl' AS CAN BOUGHT Wu-it of the Mississippi River, ami WA KB. ANTED TO OIVE SATISFACTION. He lias a Itirifc stuck and variety of UIUlNd SAlHM.r.S of all kimK both for ladies and n-eiuli-ineti, TKl'NKS. V.VUHES, W JIll'S, I'.HI'SHJIS. (TliliV COMBS. 11 VU.NMvS.-s OH, and ISLACKINU, and, iu short, everything which is kept in a til st -class shop. tQ runt on short notion. ALL Kims OF Ul'GliY TKIMMlMi done nt short notiee. llemomhor tho place. building on Broadway, Albert Lea, Minn. To Mil I-Outers and Threshers. C'omo while !hey nve going. HOPKINS FHKNOLP, anfl Hetml Dealers iji ru Ac. AustVi. Ifas received, and will kcej- on hand, a full assortment uf all witHlisof the bist Oak Tanned MACHINE UKL'i'LN'C. inul Liioo with (lie largest and cheapest Mloekof IK1OTS AND SHOES, LHA'l'NEtt, to he found in Soul Jiern Minnesota. Cortioi' Main and Mill streets, fign of the Biglioot, Austin, Minn. Gomls nnd miti'.v at, A K. J M.'inuf.ictiirer and Deaii-r in all kinds of i.r.Mi'.r.u Sleighs. J'.nbs. Stock con- stantly on liiiinl. niul rejuiiriiip dune to order. Sln.p on Clark Street, Len. .Minnesota. 'J g kL.SON A LAKSON, nnd Ilctail urei s of LI Ml'. 1'. I! WACO.NS, CAI'-HlAflKS, C li tei Kct.iil sup. pln-d itli and >ioi k. or the in .ill u I aet ui I'd 'il tin- i- IV loud. Coi ner ot' Bi o.id v, .1 v an I 11. H h- esier. .Minn. '.I H7u I.-HIUST-CLASS iNsrr.ANc E COM- 1 J'ANIES. l.uwit The '-'OIlJ and ot H.irllord. And tlie 1 il y J and C'oilt i" ot'N'-w York, UepresentvO at Albert Li-ii by A. u. l-'ire ri-ks taUfti at tho loirrxt jmmbli' in'.i T, und losses pronii.ily adjusted. li.su res in or .iaiougc hy lijrht UFB IMItRAKCB OF NEW YORK. inducements to persons to insure their For (able of the different kinds of policies it.-ued, inquire of A. 0. Local Agent, ALUE.UT LEA, MINN. A. 11. STREET, M. D., Having puv- c tin .soil prop- erty nnrl es t a b 1 i f h e d h i m self at this place, will attend to all busi- ness in the line of his profession. A LL WOIUC 1VAK- R ANTED to (fi'-e complete satisfaction. TEETH EXTRACTED -WITHOUT PAIN Ollice, ut his Drug Store, near the Post Oiiiee, Albert Lea, Minnesota. (1ALLEKY, Jiast side of Jlroadn-ny, NOVEMBER 1S156. 1 s-h'il! be pleaded io serve all who wish PICTTJKES OF ANY SIZE OR STYLE, Those boauti-fnl (leni1) taken in large ruini- bors at one Copying done in n workmanlike manner. Instructions in (lie profession given at reasonable rates. Ottiee iours from 9 A. >i. to 0 p. M, vlj S. S. KnwAKDK, Arlisl. PO. MALKY, (Irocer an'l Dealer in Green, Dried, and Canned Fruits, choice brands of Cigars and Tobacco, Foreign and Domestic Wines and Liquors, Xo. Ii8 liridge Street, Owatonna, Minn. QUAHTETTS, TEAPOYS, Worktables, Whatnots, UIIAIR8, Of all description, And in fact everything found in a country Furniture Stole, kept constantly on of AVnt nr and Yt'uOi on St reets. Albert Lea. M iiiue-ota B. H. SKAUG. T.tlTOX. ]5on girl Ko H fit'.-li iu NEW GOODS! Kor ilie 1'ull Jtml Wiiuer TraUo of IfTti. Confi-.t i nij ui" T K I M M I X G S As ivi'll til cTerylhing cl-e [..crtaiuing In hi" liiii1 of tra'ie. u 1 1 i if ti n ft ffft A t if dune t o order. ALBERT LK V. MINNESOTA 8T1LL THEY COME. l at Wedge Hlackroer's nnd see the new They don't ask yon lo buy but would be glad to have JIHI cull und bee ivhal they ki.cp. ALDEN AHEAD! Cieorge bil man tpen.nga large, and well M'U'eU-d sloek of all of goods, which he "ill offer LOWEIt THAN ANYliODV SELL. Come and see new stock. You can buy more goods of me for linn ;it uny otlier plnco. Ilcinembor tlint IP t'lC place to bus goods. i.ni.N, July 14, 1870. CONNOF., PAK1UAGK training, V.-ipor-Hatiging, Jind in fact a31 Kind.s of work in his cl.ne to order. Shop in Judge llousc'b old drug store. ALHKKT LEA, MINX rHIARLES B. RANSOM, DCAI.UR IS Atl. KINDS OF it In the Rain AS LUCK WOULD HAVE fT. shoivur righ! down on Millie Warner's tasteful littlo liat and graceful liltle shoulders, unprotect- ed save by a tliin shawl. ino- tho beseeching of tho pret- tiest pair of hazelVyes that ever looked up tnelouds in that way. Whun Millie eauio vill be spared lo give complete satisfactio i. Hvon'lwny, next door so Ih of the Picture Gallery, Albert Len, Mi [87tf A USTIN IUCIIAKDSON, K.sson.s TO X. I1. AUSTIN, Arc lion prepared to offer u full line of FALL AND WINTER DRY GOODS, Besides a complete assortment of GROCERIES, Thie bouse is well known to be one of the oldest, cheapest, and most, reliable in Ana- tin, nnd tlie farmers of i'reeborn county are cordially inyitocl to call and examine Ihfir immense sfock. AUSTIN, MI.N3S. mid't Line; f.irni, rind ib.'it we had L'ot to pay eLMit tho d.iy it w.is flue, or I'isu every thin_r. vc h.td to do withottf it gomi many things, very pour new, :nid is .-ifr.-iid wo can't ennimh to jny it. wnd they all say look for tiu nioi't-y frum for ho is verv hard to the p'lor. :ind h.-i.s wiiiilc'd our t'artii, because it join.-, sniiiu of his own land where lie to build. 1 hoard all itbotit it wlieu one of flic lu-ijilibors was tiilkino; tt-jih our n. tlioti.ah he didn't want mo to know about it." Millie had listened to this with a cu- rious mixture of feelings. J'jv Sijuh-e Johns a declared lover of hers, and though hhc not yet accepted him. she been pleased with his atten- tions., tind hnd certniuly irivon him en- J5Ioroovur. he was to re- eeivc his final answer in (lireo Jays from that time, and she w.ts not sure that tho answer reserved and laid away for that (ime was no." True. .Millie was not in love with liiui. but she, liad long {'or th.it eccentric state of feeling she had read and heard so much about, thought she was not capa- ble of love, and to like anyone irus as much as she could expect. But who certainly liked Squire Johns as well if not better than any one. and his lovo must certainly be disinterested, for he could not know now .Millie stopped. Could lie not Might he not have found out in some way If the story was true, would such a man be likely to marry a poor girl For Millie Warner was really an heiress in a sumll way. She was sole a small, farm from her father, and five thousand dollars in bank stock. But the farm was two hundred miles south of this town, where she visi- ting her cousin, arn) nobody knew of it; and during her visit had helped her cousin in her work as she always helped her niothci' when she was at pablr. industrious little yir! tliafc she Tlie story agreed with things that she had heard hinted at, but only hint- ed at, and even they tlie next morning were smoothed over, for Rijuire Johns was a rich and influential niun. peo- ple could not afford, without some rea- son, to lose his favor She remem- bered it all now. Could he in reality be such a scoundrel She oould better about the truth of the story when she had seen Ben. Who was Ben Two of throe in- quiries bad amounted to nothing. Tlie children spoke just as if everybody mils} know who ]Jen was. Was he an uncle, cousin, hired man. or what 7 Ev- idently homebody very old. by the way Hotly spoke of him. But she her shoulders as sho looked out tit" tin- still pouring rain. Young Ben out in field, pitched up the last hay on tho load, leaned his pitchfork against a tree., and took off his straw hat to cool his moiht forehead. If is gaze follouW the cart. went over the broad lands, and returned. "The hay is all gone in." he said. with a long breath of relief. '-I could not iifiord to lose one load now; I don't know that f can do it. if I could sell part of the land f may. It will be a hard pull. thrnigh." 'J'he young man followed the cart in- to the barn. Tho st.irm W.-IP at its height when he went towards the house from tho back way. Jfestopped in sur- prise, as he saw thn.UL'h tlic window- some one .'-landing at the table with :irm> b-.tre to the elbow, ini.-.ing fluur. It nniM lie Martha. -No; thi'se fair white arms are not Martha'.-, neither herb the slender, graceful figure. As he cairn- nearer he c.jtild distinguish the sparkli'tiir pieplant face. Shi; was lanirhintr and talking Hetty, and evidently giving her directions for what she was making. Jlctfy was gazing upon her. eager and abviihed. Little Kva v.'as f-ittiiJir at the table in her high chair, working at a piece of duutrh. liy and by there was u -pattering of v.-at-i heard in the next room by Ifettv. Ben has running haMi'lv forward and opening t'ho door. Ben has turn.'" echoed the little one. flapping her hands and lisping a-i he in. bright and smiling, what she had in store for him. nude tate for oo. I He cantrbf her up in his arms and gave her a while she laughed arid shouted, but his eyes were sec-king the stranger. H'-tty said, Mybmther Ben." Then to him This hidy got eaught in the shower. Ken. and is stay- inir tilt it clears up. S lie has been so kind as tu help me get dinner, and has. made M'tne splendid biscuit." li.ith unite a minute, sh" with smpriae at tlio real lien, voung. .njd '.rcll-brcd he with ad- a strange nc'.v feeling h-- emild n ,t define lle'lrid hardly mad.- her welcome, with a return of his self- pn.-.s. .-sion, when there was- n loud rap at the street door. Hettvwent to the door, fame back pale and whispered to ijen Sijin're Jnhns (juickly liack frnui (In- half open di.or went in to hit- visitor, cln-ing the door after him. but every word was distinctly heard by Mil- lie, fur Squire Johns did not spe.ik in the tJiiie she was accustomed to hear him. but loud and peremptorily. I am in haste, young man; I "just stopped to say that the time Jor pay- ment of the money dn me bi'inv.' dav ai'tt r to-morrow, if tho money is not ready T shall bo obliged immediately to iv.sort to -evere measures." Imp '.--.ibic csclnimcrl the "young man in a surprised and exeitnd tone; you are very much mistaken. It it not due'till tiic 28th. it is now but the IS. At that (ime J shall sell the piece of land T partly expect to do. and T hope with some other money coming in. to be able to pay it." You are laboring- under a verv sin- gular mistake, young man. Tlerc is your moitgage, you can see for your- self that it i> due tho ISth." Let me sec it." The figures danced upon the page. lie pressed his hand over his eyes and caimed himself with great effort. lie grew ashy pale as ho read. reads so. certainly, but I can't understand it." lie went to tlic desk. Hero's a memorandum my father made of (he circumstances, and it is dated the 23th. and he was a very .sure methodical man. and would not be very likely to make a mistake that might be fraught with very important and evil consequences to him. 1 a sudden suspicion coming into his mind, as ho detected a lurking triumph in Squire Johns' 1 believe there's some villai y about this matter, and that you arc at the bottom of he ex- claimed excitedly, fixing his, eye firmly upon tho lawyer, who changed color in spite of himself. careful what you-say, young man, as you may got yourself into ho said angrily. Yes, sir, T believe you are a base villain 1 remember that you are tho lawyer who made out tho mortgage at the time, and I know that for years you have been aching to get hold of this property. If there is any justice in law, you shall be exposed "in the meantime you had better have the money coolly and in- sultingly replied BIr. Johnsr. That is impossible, you know. You know very well that I could not raise so much money in two days when you laid your diabolical plans." "Then you know the consequences." what is (o become of my That "I neither know nor care, your lookout." The young man strorc to repress passion. '--Squire Johns, by tlie 1 can pay dc-bt, J expect." "That will do you no good. It-must be ready by day after to-inomnv, "or 1 take possession. J might have sthown you mercy but for your insinuation. Now. none." is false! liar! and you know it. You never mer- cy in your life.. You bnvo won your ill- gotten wealth by robbing the widow aud the fatherless. If you take this property, may i( bring you a curse with it. now and evermore But while it is in my hands. I'll kick you out from it, you dastardly scoundrel The .Squire a small uVfft as-well' as a coward, ami while he was feeing nominiouhly ejected from the honse by the angry :ind excited young man. Het- ty WM.S crouci.i...d down close to Millie, pale, and frightened. .Kva was fobbing in her lap. and was difficult to describe her feelings. Ben did not come into the room for' some time afterward. When he did he looked haggard and aged, and WHS passing through hastily, as if to escape notice, when Millie, business-like andi straightforward little girl that she was, began "Mr. Hazel, I want to talk witn you a few minutes. There would be no use in protending that I havn't heard what you and Squire Johns have been Paying, for I hcaid every word. I think I know of home one who can help but first may I ask vou a ques- tions H Ben at first looked displeased and haughty; but her kind, straightforward manner disarmed him. Ho bowed as- sent. What is the amonnt of this mort- thousand dollars and was the brief reply. What is the total value of the farm My father valued Tt at dol- lars." "Are there other Xone." Ycry well. I am quite positive I some one who can loan you the money. 1 am Millie Warner. Call on me to-morrow at my cousin's Mr. Sau- ford's." Ben's tlrcaui.B wore mixed up that night with and hazel the next day was a lonir time of sus- pense and anxiety, and early in the evening found him at Sanfbrd's where be was received by Millie herself. The next morning accompanied by n neighb'r. he called on Squire Johns" He Ls at breakfast the servantsaid An angry light shone in .Squire Johns' cold gray eye when he heard who was his visetor. Jfow dare ho conic I warrant, th >ugh. the chap isn't quite HO high and mighty a-he was the last time I saw him. Humble enough this mnrn< ing. I will lu.ld out hopes of mercy until he and begs grovel.- low as he laid me. and th-.'ii I'll be To-morrow this splendid farm, added to my other property, and the possession of Millie Warner's hand and fortune, make mo a rich man, happy man. indeed. I will tantalize him to hib heart's content. "You are early morning, young1 man. I conclude you have come to pay the money." he said ironically. That's my errand." said Ben, cool- ly. Squire Johns started back aghast and thunderstauck. Po you mean to say that you have raised the money 1 do. and have brought Mr. Foster to prove that it is all riuht. There is two thousand dollar-. We have each counted it. There is the interest. Now I'll take up the mortgage. Squire .Johns." Livid and trembling with passion. Squire Johns was compelled to yield the mortgage, and execute, the re- lease. There wa.s no trace of the violent pas- sion to which the Squire gave free li- cense when nest evening he drove up to He looked happy and smiling. These was a queer smile on Millie Warner's face as she saw him through the closed blinds. It was "a lit- tle ominous that he was compelled to wait in the parlor alone five, ton, fifteen minutes .Still more ominous that came in at last, distant and imsmilinpr. Still he could hardly believe he heard aright, when to his suit she gave a prompt, uncompromising He urged; she was firm.' He threatened; she flashed out, brave and indignaant. something of what she new and felt, and spurned him and his suit with scorn and loathing. a'great throat is worthy of you of a piece with your conduct with the Hazels she ended. To tho What do you know about them Perhaps you are the ono who loaned the money to them Yes, it was I. 1 went in there for shelter from the storm. I heard it all, every word." The Squire uttered curses low and deep, but Millie did not stay to hear them. She only saw him ride away, with that same queer little smile on her face. Squire Johns rode a long distance out of his wjiy, six tnotnhs after, to avoid a wedding party] just rcf.urnwg from Hazel and Millie, his wifo he came very near blundering upon. 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