Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, January 4, 1877

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

January 04, 1877

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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - January 4, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota STANDARD, THURSDAY. Per Tsar, In idv.nce, 00 Of ADVKKTIIllHa. 1 1.00 1.751 2.50 4.00 2 w 1.60 (5.50 4 001 I as! 8 in 4.00 I 00 3 50i 6 00! R..VJI13 50 5 50 5 50, 10 00 fi.: 51 12 00 18.00 00 7 00114 00 00 8 00 2-J. 00 VOLUME 17. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1877. NUMBER 1. c. L. LUMBER! 00 18 00 .10 00' 5o OO'OOOl OP FKEEBOttS tOUSTY M. 0 Emivons. 0 Lincoln. Jaaifj II. Ole i Kittelson. S. IHtcHeldcr DKT.I..S August Peterson T. J. SHBKIFV-- J.icfb CLIKK or Co CUT W. Whitp pBVBATB JiiDHS -dilbcrt ?tipss NIKMIKNT fi TUurxton m (j Ki'llnr. J. Froslmug CoMHissioNKR II. B ypicar. DR. A. H. STRKET, OFFICE, OVER T11K mil'G South of Post Office, Albert Minnesota. OR. ft, CRANDALL, 3E1 IXT X S Johnson's stoie, Broa'1- rat REAL ESTATE AGENCY. WE liavc for sale, hinds farms i every town in this county. TERMS to suit everybody. LOW pi icos. long lima, and a low of interest. IF you deiire to buy a farm, call on us IF you have a. farm or lands to sell, cal on us. OLMt fiiciluies for buying anil selling lands, pxiimm'ng Hud perfecting lilies, arc uneqnalod. Ju we h.ive ABSTPvUJTS TIlAN'liFKRS, and PLATS of every piece of land in this county A' Tyrer, Albert Lea, Minn Aoril 1P70 tloots ami Shoes. Boot Shoe Store. O. IT. IV. H. Have just received and keep in stock till' iissortmeut of Boots Shoes of all kinds To be found in town. Oflee A K Albert Buidanl Jlintutt ALBCKT LSA, B.wford'1 Block, Austin Uriuieli Other, Four or five workmen will be constantly uplnyc'd urtrl for Nevv Giocld or (or i-p.iirs will lie filled, chc.ip uud on the slioi tt3at not ice llioadway wvst side, Albert Lrn, Minn. 8tf GIVE THEM A CALL. w, m. DoasE, m. D., mmm i SURGEON, and up Htilra tho Post 4LBKRT LK4, MINN i r> c >i, r> ItLECTiC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Trt IN L. VKK Cl Will nil diseases tonhiuh munlcui'l mtjvct, to the best of his ability Dr has mndr a dpccialty of ut and Children, and chionic dneuai's Handing. 15y long experience ami attention to Ins profession, he in con- Qf Ireatiit'g nit curitblo diseases witli Obntotricnl iroatuJ with and lucotai. Oonsnliioiiat free, lo Maker ami Repairer of Boots Shoes. Shop nn Clark street, worth find oppo- of Wedge Spicer's Drug store FIRST-CLASS WORKMEN nre employed. RfpAirii't; don" short notice Gi to 01 clienp find on e him Albert Lea, Minn. o. p I. .1. PAULBOM. HA3SON PAULSON, litinkerff. n. D. BBOTTK. D. R. P. Iliuns. H. D. BROWN CO.'S BANK OF ALP1RT Hi, ALBKRT LEA, MINNESOTA A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. H, 0. BROWN A CO, BANKERS. Clianyed For a Bay. Nell, I wish you would come up to the office this afternoon and read proo for me. The paper comes out to-uior row, JQU know, and there is so much to do, I need your help "I would like to help you Will but j. don't see how I can leave my work. I have a large basket of clothes to irprfsal'ter I pet the dinner dishes out of the way and besides Frankie needs tny attention His throat is quite sore." have, little Kattie Sayres KEFEBENCES: lit Bank, Austin, 3d Nat. Bank, Chicago. 1st Nat. St Paul 4th Nat. Bank, New York. THE COIIXTY BASK, Tlios. II. Banker. ALBERT LEA. MINN. fjines. MALLERY BROS. Keep on linii'l Hard Soft Coal, Orders left on tiie slate at J. W. Finith's promptly a'.tended to. A H. SQTJIER. CITY EXPRESS St. DRAY LINE. Deals in iitui SOFT COAL. AI'o Senponec.1 Wood. Orclprs Iff; on the slate at Lincoln t teii'lcd lo ut Qiice come in and amuse Frank then shove the labJe back as it if, and when we re- turn this evening you can slip tho tea- kettle on and have tea ready in a min- ute or two." Why. Will, we must have supper you knew, and we wouldn't like to bit down to the cold fragments and dis ordered state of a neglected dinner ta- ble Say at onca, -Nell, that you "do'ffot wish to help ice. and Jet the matter rest But I should be glad to help you if I could only find time "Time? Why, I would be pleased to know how you manage to spend all your time. There can't be so very much to do Women always muke mountains out of mole holes. The trouble is, there is no method you don't know how to manage Now there is Hull, editor of the Weekly Clipper 11 ib wife reads and corrects all his proof She is a great, holp to him. Withfauch a wife there is no reason why Hull should not, petnlong.1' Mrs Hull keeps a gill to do her work Tlieie nothing to prevent her from assisting her husband As for Jlr ho employs one man less tlnui you do to accomplish the amount. fit work. MJ wu call the estia man you employ a fair offset lo the help Hull receives frotti his wile MRS, C, S. WARREN Milliner Dressmaker, [Successor to Mrs. C F. Wulker.] ff JLfiHtl A. LOVXLT. JAUCR H. LOVELY PARKER, A.t X in Ilewat'f Block, up stairs lit door JI1N A.. M. Trii STACY TYRER, at Law. Notjirifs Public, Real Estate and Collecting Agrnto. kinds idcumtoly clono aoknowledg- intR taken onths admin'mlOMid. Titles bcught and neH. Particular attention paid to oottcction. Clark and Newton Sts Albert Lea EEMAN BLACKMEE, JCa .A. 'VST TE" JE2 irorz A. JL 10 Z MLSN. JOHN ANDERSON, oreivio'i- A.rf i MtRl PUBLIC, OTcr Jpieer's fi AUiKli'l' LKA, .MINN. Store, HALL HOUSE W, G FOSTIill. Proprietor. Albert Lea, M.nn. Hotel li.'.ving; roconlly been coni- ylttcly refitted and is now pre- yarcd to give AMPLE ACCOMMODATION'S all guegts and travelers. OoO'l stublitig attfntire grooms. Coimno'hous s.itnple connected with the ixemiscs Mnmifactiirers of Ml ttnrk to satisfaction ami tlone tt> orcli-r on iiotu-e. shop urnr cor. of Broacl- ami U illiams strec N, Vlbert LC.I, Minn. rill open n fine new stock of Millinery and Fancy Goods, Tics. CufFX Collars, A full line of Worsteds, Lamars Patterns, HAS REMOVED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET; On Ert't side Bro.idwnv, first door south of THE PEOPLE'S STORE. WITH IXCREVSED FACILITIES FOB DOI.Nf! BUSINESS, HE PRO- POSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION THAN EVER BEFORE paid for Hides, Tullow, 3E3ZX3VI Doing over Felt hats a specialty. Fashionable Dress- Milking done Tcvy beit manner. in the Four doors south of the People's Store. Apprentice Girls wanted. BARRELS OF Vriag bought the old and favorite stand of A C Iliinebangli is prepared to do all kinds of Bl_ AO K S M I "T Ml N G Call guurantccd. Albert Lea. and sec. jr. PHOTOGRAPH ROOMS, Union Block, East side Broadway, ALBERT LKA MINN GREEN FRUIT JUST RECEIVED AT RANSOM'S RESTAURANT! Dli.-lLEUS AND FAML1ES SUPPLIED AT LOWBST PRICKS THREE BLMLSLV EACH BARBEL! If you want to get Worsted, Filling Silk, Worsted Needles, or Notions, you will find them nt MRS. RICHAEDS' old stand, cheaper than at any other place iu town, for nbe has just received a fresh Mock of the abovn mentioned articles, and the line of goods will be kept full during the season. MILLINERY AT UNUSUALLY LOW PRICES. 4Gtf WELL TIIIIITO m FOR ONE DOLLAR AT MRS. JOHN STAGE'S MILLINERY STORE! ALBERT LEA, MINN. PORTRAIT PAINTING! Isi -tlio P. DANIELS, U'ill puinl your likeness in complete style for the sninll sum of to him, Postoffico ROK. Albert Lea, Minn will I'jcuivo ftt- tenlion. PRICE PAID FOR and Gents' Chains from same made to order. Also Lndics' Switches, und all other work in line. Sine" you have huti.uied the case up so aaualjfiorily to youibuil' I'll uo 80 tuiyiiig tho speaker arose Iruui the table with an uffunded air, drew on hih overcoat, and left the rooui Will Keuible was. not a b.itl man, neither an unkind husband m the ordinary acctjit.on of the term, but he was woo fully blind to the minute de- tails ot liuii-uwnrk L ke many men, he thought the preparation .if a nice suppur of light warm biscuit, sauce, cake, pickles, ic needed but ihc slip- ping on ufthete.i kuttlu, and :hun some- way, the other things followed in nat- nral order, aud arranged ihem.-elves in a kind of a hocus-pocus was a little confused on Uiut point but. any how, he wua certain it did not require much Ubor to aeeutup'ish such things if there was only a method Will Kem- ble was a stickler on method its ad- vantages, necessity, and use was subject of many orations furnished srjtuitously for his wife'o benefit She. good little woman, re- Qiembcrmjr her vow to Jove, honor and obey this domestic orator, tried to feel grateful for the privileges enjoyed JJut as sho was entertained with the same oration, or something similar, three hundred and sixty five timea a year, she began to fear the subject might become thread-bare, and not wishing it to grow unsightly by being -------darned, she resolved on a change of domestic tactics, with what result we shall see. Mr Keiubio was not only making a veiy good living, and putting some money by, bul he made a good paper of the Danville Weekly, of which lie was editor He was a young man of good ability and sound judgment, but in his make-up there were a fuw id- iosyncrasies, of which he himself WHS unaware .Mrs Keuibie was too loyal to disc-over them until bhe felt the home horizon becoming darkened by the growin2 frequency of such scenes as we have narrated at the opening of our story. The Kembles lived in a modest cot tage in-------, Hudson county, Xcw Jer- sey Their family consisted of one child, a boy seven years of age Their manner of living was not pretentioas Mrs Kemble did her own work, but there was an air of neatness, we might say elegance, in the arrangement of the pretty dwelling wouid strike the beholder with a pleasant semn of the refinement of its inmates. It was the pride and joy of Nellie Kemble to muke her home bright and happy. She was an excellent, housekeeper, and not only was her tuble spread with the most dainty and toothsome productions of her ingenious invention, but her house from cellar to garret was in The neatest order. Our editor was notob- but he failed to comprehend the engineering necessary to bring about such a pleasant state of things His Farmers, Look at this f These windy days when you go to town, you will do good to yourself, if you go to the M. MARTY, OTEYOSl CIVIL EMVEER, ALBERT LEA, MINN. orders with Stacy Tyrer. FLflliB, FEED, ,HD CBOCEIIY ALBERT HA BAKIRV and get a cup of Hot Coffee! for cents. place is next door south of R. B Sinner Co's. store. J. P COLBY. WAKRENBUEL, (Successor to J T Green Second Boor South of the People's Store. TERECIA ANDERSON, Wtdg Spioer-s Drug Store, LEA, M'nr. Where the best FLOUK, CORN MEA.L. CiE.UIAM, BUOKV.'IIBAT FLOUTl, OATb, CUltN, tfK.VN, FBED can be had. Confectionery, Tobacco, Tea, Coffee. liu! I or, ami Vegi'tablux H'liich will be solil at the lowest living prices. Farm produce nn commission. per Aero ImprovedFarm Fiue farm of 100 acres 100 acres now plowed ready for crop tame meadow living springs. Good fence around the entire farm. Good house, utnbies, Pout-office across the road, with daily mail. Sobool bouse 100 yards from the door. Albert Lea In full view, 2J miles distant, whwj everything that Iioart can wish is for sale, except tetntky. WKUGK flfBBS, Agents, Alherf. Lea, llion. March I- Albert Lea, Jtf wife always met him no appearance of fatigue; so he took it for granted that she was having a pretty easy time of it The dinner dishos. were hurried out of the way after Mr Kemble's depar- ture Then the ironing board was drawn out, and the clothes basket re- lieved of its rollud-up contents, which were carefully pressed out nnd hung on the bars" to dry Frankie, with his throat, bandaged and his form almost lost in the voluminous folds of a woolen shawl, sat, in an easy chair, watching his mother in thoughtful silence. At length he spoke Mamma, seenii to me, you are til ways at work. Don't you get tired Not very, Frankie I like uiy work. That is why it don't tire me" You are a good mannnu. and I don't like to hear papa talk as he did at the table Never mind, papa did not mean anything by it What makes him say such things then Oh, Frankie, I would not talk about that See, here is St. Nicholas for Christmas that Aunt Ida sent you. Look at the pictures I will read you the story of Cluck-a-Luek by-and by" So the diverted tho attention of her child from observations that stirred her own mild with disquietude his supper in recovered good humor. The table looked so inviting, and the genial air of sweet home comfort charming, that a blinder man than Will Kemble could not have remained indif- ferent. Especially as Nellie ciroe in just then neatly attired, and bearing a steaming tea-pot in her hand. The husband fairly succumbed to the force of circumstances, and catching his prei- ty wife in his.arms, kihgdd her pink cheeks until they rivalled in color the cherry knot of ribbon at her vbroat. Ah, are a treasure. There is not another such a woman in Hudson said the happy man, as he seated himself at the table I try to please you, was the smiling answer. You do please me but you must always bear in mind that I have much to try me in the outside world, of which you happily knew nothing, shielded as you aro i'roni all care aud trouble 1 would gladly share all your troubles, if you will only tell me what they was the sympathizing reply. The husband was silent Not bsins a-ble to make his troubles out very clear- ly, he discreetly turned to Frankie. and was soon in an animated chat with him. After the supper was disposed of and Mr Kemble bad enjoyed his cigar, he approached his writing desk, and taking couple rolls of paper from dig pocket, was soon buried in their contents. Presently Mrs Kemble entered the room with work basket in "hand. Seat- ng herself at small stand, she thread- ed her needle preparatory to the etn- Droidermg of the heel of a perforated stocking, when she was interupted jy------- Come, let that wnrk go now. and help uie with this proof" Certainly. Will, with pleasure, but low is it that, your proof is not cor- eeted. and your columns ready for the in the morning asked the wife pleasantly Oil. I liavc so much to do. You wouldn't understand if I were to tell you Ju-it then the door-bell Tans, and Mrs. Kemble cjoini; to the door, admit- ted Jjtri Stacy, a friend of the family, and a rollickinsr good fellow. When his eye lit on Kemble, he called out, Ilalloo, old fellow Working to make up loht tigie What luck did you and Jones to- day Yet any replied our hard- working editor. We did not mak duck-shooting our object Jones wantec to exercise horse vre drove ou ten or twelve miles, and after refresh ing the inner man with the bill of fan of a country hotel, we returned. Jones rather overrates the speed of that ani inal of his I WHS out with Ned Allen 3-esterday for a short drive, and his Dandy trotted a mile inside of three minutes with far greater ease than Jones' Fnrrel. I think Jones is rathor anxious to sell hi.s horse, and talks up his speed for an said Stacy. So the conversation rnn on from one topic to another, until the little French clock on the mantel struck nine, and the caller took his leave. Mrs Kemble pondered on the con- versation she How was it, uinn so driven with work as her hus- band, could break away every day from bis business, and apend hours driving with his friends? She put down the silent questions, however, and concluded the singularity of the matter was made right by Will's superior adherence to method The following week, the day before the issue of his paper. Kctnble was again in an excited state overharineso much to do, and repeated his wish for his wife's help at his office. I declare, Nell, I haven't written one thing for this week's issue, and I nm so driven, you ought to help me. You can't have much to do to-day j so just slip on your hat, and go with me this morning What shall we do about dinner Never mind dinner. You can pick up something when we get back." But there is bread to bake, cake to be, the breakfast dishes to wash, the oil-cloths to clean, beds to bo 1 There, a string! Why, in the name of common sense, don't you arrange your work so it, won't all come on one day It don't all come on one day. Yes terday was Mcnday, and you know washed Tuesday is always my baking, day. ednesday I iron, and good natured on the leading issues of the- day. Then the foreman poked his head in the door and askerodueed by tight boots aud shoes, whish is probably the reason why when a man is tight .they say he is corned. If a farmer manages well, ho can get a great deal of corn on an acre, but I now of a farmer that has one corn that makes the biggest acher on his farm. The bigaer crop of vegetable corn a man raises the better he likes it; but the bigger crop of animal corn he raises he does not like it. Falni Your Farm' Implements. Millions of dollars arc lost annually in the United States, by neglect to paint farm wagons, plows, harrows, These things, if well painted and' kept under cover when not in use, will last three times as long as they will when they are not repainted of tor two or three years of use. Any farmer can paint these things. All that is needed in Venetian red and linseed oil, half raw and half boiled, then wash the imple- ment be painted thoroughly, and pro- ceed to apply the paint. Even pleasure carriages can be nicely painted at nboat one-tenth the cost when painted by a carriage maker. A former says "Af- ter paying twenty dollars every ottrer year to the carriage tnakera for paint- ing and varnishing my fxrgirjr, nnd' ing without the use of'it for fifteen days while at the shop; I concluded to ln- qirre into the matter a little, believing all that a farmer can do towards keep- ing hia and farm machinery in or. der should be done nt home. We too often employ the mechanic to mend our harness, when we can do itq.uiteas well, though at all times' not quite so smoothly. The next time my buggy needed painting, I called at the carri- age shop, and inquired what they would paiut it for. They would cleaa and put )a one coat of paint and rarnish for iftecn dollars, and tor all necessary re- 3sirs in wood, iron, or leather, they would charge at the rate of thirty cents an hour, and the value of the materials used for two coats of paint and of varnish, twenty dollars, and two weeks' time to do the work in. I concluded o paint and varnish it myself, and the result was that it cost me in paint and varnish only 51 50, and the work was done as well, so far as I could see. as hey would have done it. I gave it wo coafs of black carriage paint, and >ne coat of varnish." It was a Frenchman the famous who, contentedly laying his head upon a large stone jar for a pil- low, replied to one who inquired if it was not rather hard Not at all, for I have stuffed it with hay." It was an American lecturer who solemnly said one evening Parents, you may have children, or, if not, your daughters may have." It was a German orator who. warming with his subject, exclaimed There is no man. woman or child in the house who has arrived at the age of fifty years, but what has felt tho truth thundering through their minds For centuries." New York, with a population approx- imating has 5.700 saloons, or one to every 175 of i's inhabitants. Chicago, with nearly popula- tion, has about 2 000 saloons, or one to every 250 inhabitants. Bpston, with iahafekanto, hac only 1.200 saloons, or one to every 291 inhabitants. Cincinnati, with about popula- tion, and iu large German beer-drink- -ing element, pretty close to Bal- timore, with saloons, or one to every 155 nnd Philadel- phia shows, with a popnlation of about or one to every 206 of its inhabitants AT ALBERT LEA AND A1DEN. description of PINE LUMBER, TCWSLUDING FENCING, FLOODING, BOARDS, CLBAR LUMB1R, SIDING, 8HIXGLE3, LATH. DOOM SiASIf, SIFEETIJTO PAPIB, P5CKETS, Conirratly en A and, and fer Lowest Market Price POR FRAMES, FILLED TO ORDER ON SHORT KCTICB J. f. REPPY. AGENT, J. C. AOhNT, If. Sergeant. 1OTNEAFOLIS LUMBER. P. DEALER IN ALT, KTVPS OF T.UM- BER, SrtmOLES, LATH, LIMB. AND BWL0ING MATERML Wt are now reoeiriag a well Seasoned Lumber OF A SUPEUIOIl QUALITV. WIIICB IV VIEW OF THE PROBAULB VANCE LV LUMBER, PEOPL1 WILL WELL TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE B A B Q A I.VS WE NOW OFFER. Call and tee our Stock before purtaaaiaf elsewhere. ALBKRT LEA, 1875. Drift. Another bull-dosfed parish heard from An Iowa "preacher has eloped with one of the sisters. An Alabama baby of riegro parent- ape has exactly one-half of bis body white and the other half black. Count him in. When the Esquimaux, of either sex, enter a house, custom compels them to remove their seal-skin jackets, leaving nothing but Esquimaux. The average married man can no longer plead political meeting as an excuse for late hours and unsteady step. He wili have to fall back on the old, old story of been to the lodge." The children are beginning to ex- amine the Santa Glaus of their consti- tution. The country editor's annual call for subscription wood is again heard above the howling of the wintry winds The hatters call a national onvention to protest againse Morris- sey's declaring election bets off as revo- utionary and unconstitutional. Making .light of a grave subject. It s now proposed that cremation be done n gas retorts, and it is estimated that he ayerage human body will yield some leet of illuminating gas. Theatrical scenery should be con- truoted of uun-inflamtnnble material. England trembles in fear of the po- ut o bug. A smart mustard planter Does a person lose his sense of loach when he don't fetl well When a man attains the age of nine ty, he mny be termed XC-dingly old. A Detroit sign Wanted a young man to drive horses up stairs." A Missouri paper, speaking of the cold winter of 1827, savs: Hogs and cattle and turkeys roosting on the trees were frozen lo death. See here, wife, you indulge that boy too much. He is a perfect mule." O. husband, please don't accuse our boy of having an ass for a father." The old man was silent. What side of the street do you live on, Mrs. Kipple asked a counselor, cross-fxatniuing a witness Oa either side, sir If you go one way, it's on the right side. If you go t'na other way, it'sou the left." Three-year-old happened the hen. The editor cf a pi tent outside THE WISCONSIN VALLEr LUMBER YARD! ALBERT LEA, Opposite Uie S.JMC. 3EI. Nimr. We will keep constantly on hand a full of White Pine, Norwnj Pine, and Hem- lock lumber, wbicti we offer the citizens of the surrounding country at very low- est CAST! PRICK. Our Humlock DIMENSION LUMBER! 1 is far superior to pine, for the rea- son that it, is stronger, is more durable when exposed to wenlhtr. We introduce it to the being ESPECIALLY ADAPTED for the building of granericR, M it is proof against rnU nnd mice, which is some- thing that every farmer should guard against. AUo I lie plank lo MM in b.irn floors, bridges, no equal. J. PBETTY.M AX, Agrnt 3Ctf J A. ANDERSON. New Store! Tho New Store on Clark JMt of the House, is not and showy as many of our neitber is (he STOCK OF GOODS, as extensive as some others, but ire to hare a a'l Fuphemism The tramps below now !1 thatnsclves cone, a1 torn ruts. is constantly troubled for paper fear that something wit) come nn his outside to disagree with his inside. COMPLETE ASSORTMENT fill up often, CHEAP! deal fairly with our t hm hope to build up and merit a fair J. A. ANDERSON. Albert Lea, SPAPFR ;