Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, January 25, 1877

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

January 25, 1877

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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - January 25, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota REAL ESTATE WE hare for lands and farms in town in this TERMS to suit LOW long and a low rate of IF you to buy a call on IF you have a farm or lands to call aa OUR for buying and selling examining and perfecting arc we have and PLATS of every piece land in this Stacy JF Albert Minn. April 26, 1876. Boots and VOLUME 17. ALBERT JANUARY 25, 1877. NUMBER 4 H. D. D. R. P. H. 0. BROWN Jt BANK OF AlPUT Boot Shoe O. IT. At Just received nnd will keep in stock of Boots Shoes of all kinds To be found in MADE Four or five workmen will be constantly cruet s for New Goods or for will bo and on the notice west Albert Minn. 8tf GIVE THEM A Maker and Repairer of Boots ALBERT MINNESOTA A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS N. 0. BROWN A CO. lat Nat. 1st Nat. St. 3d 4th New TUB mm H. C. L. COLEMAN'S PUBLISHED Per In 00 BATES OF 1 w 2 AT ALBERT LEA AND Every description of PINE INCLUDING CLEAR SHEETING Constantly on and for inle at the Market Price inch inch inoh inch inoh cot col col 1.00 1.50 1.75 2.50 2.50J 3.50 3.25 4.00 4.50 6.50 10.00 4.50 5.50 5.25 8.50 13.00 4 w 2 50 3.50 5.001 5.50 3 ra 7.00 12.00 18.00 4.50 6.00 7.00 10.00 12.00 14.00 22.00 30.00 6 m 0.00 8.50 9.00 16.00 18.00 30.00 60 00 10.00 13 50 16.00 2000 30.00 30.00 90.00 ALBERT MINN. north and of Spicer's Drug are Repairing done to cheap and on short him a 87tf Albert Minn. A. FT. CITY EXPRESS DRAY in HARD ami SOFT Also Seasoned FOB FILLED TO ON SHORT NOTICE J. Albert Lea J. C. JOHNSON OFFICERS OF COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS James W. W. J. M. Ole REGISTER OF COUNTY A. J. DEPUTY CLERK OF W. PROBATE SCHOOL COUNTY U. COURT B. DR. A. H. Orders loft on the slate at Lincoln attended to at once Bros. HAS REMOVED TUB OLD PIONEER On Bait sido first door of TUB PEOPLE'S WARREN Milliner to Mrs. C. Will open a tine now stock of Millinery and JP. MINNEAPOLIS W. P. OVER THE DRUG South of Post Albert A full line of WITH INCREASED FACILITIES FOR DOING HE POSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION THAN EVER paid for MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Again calls attention to his FINE MEAT Doing oyer Felt hats n Fashionable done in ihe best Four doors south of the People's Apprentice GirN Where can bo found at all cuta of choice and WILD GAME in thair Armstrong's ALBERT MINN. If you want to get Filling Worsted or you will find them at MRS. old cheaper fit any other place in for she hug just 9 fresh stock of the mentioned and goods will be kept full during tho MILLINERY AT UNUSUALLY LOW DATS DEALER IN KINDS OF MINNEAPOLIS AND BUILDING are now receiving a large lot of ivell Seasoned Lumber OF A SUPERIOR WHICH VIEW OF THE PROBABLE AD- VANCE IN WILL DO WELL TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF 17IK B A R G A INS WE NOW and our Stock before ALBERT June 24. 1876. OE M. NT T I Office over A. E. Johnson's Albert Office and Residence up HUiw over tho Post purchasing ALBERT MINN. JO C ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON TWIN LAKE Will treat nil diseases to which mankind is to the best of his Dr. Rowland has made a specialty of diseases of Women and nnd chronic diseases of long By long experience nud strict attention to his lie in con- Adont treating nil curable with Obstetrical dines i rented with anil lo DEBTOR AND ia New They were What do you think of 3Jr. Elder asked one of I think we a pretty fair Don't you 1" if we wind him That shall of Why let him go tfp 1 It will tuke him or thred get if at If he can get through in two or three I shall certainly be in of letting po Times have been rather bard and business Hut everything looks encouraging I don't believe in Mr. The surest a man gets into is to wind him and secure what you can. Ten chances to if you let him you lose every have granted extensions in ral replied his my whole except in single use I go by the in the hand is worth two in the returned I am always ready to take what I can and never trust to the That is my way of But you not think the debtor to some 1 Huw 1 with a look of He is a man of like passions with ourselves don't that I understand ou Mr Mr. Carlton has domestic relations as as you and I it. But what of that we break him up in business the evil will not visit him Think of the sad effect upon his In trade we never consider a man's family should we Mr. Should we not regard the debtor as a Asa man who owes and is un- able to pay us what is but in no other returned Mr. with a slight curl of hig There we differ And will continue to I im- Jlr The two men An hour Mr. about whom they had been sat with hia a wife and three at the breakfast He to converse in his usual but too heavy a weight was upon his There had come a crisis in his which he would not be passed without ruin If the effects of his misfortune would Dot reach his store and room if upon his bead full the fragments of a broken he would not But the disaster could not stop It would ice toward him a short time How different were his feelings when he met his family that and si thanked Heaven that the cloud which bad hovered and threatened to break ia desolating had passed from the Long before the of the time for an extension had been Carlton was able to pay off and to look in the out unpleasant every man he met. TUB WISCONSIN VALLET LUMBERYARD ALBERT MINN. JOHN A. LOVELY H. PARK Kit J FOR ONE DOLLAR AT BARRELS GREEN FRUIT JUST RECEIVED AT RANSOM'S DEALERS AND SUPPLIED AT LOWEST PRICES THREE BUSHELS IN MRS. MILLINERY ALBERT MINN. Opposite Ihe HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR nnd Chains from same made to Also and all other work in thut Orer W Drug Minn. GROCERY WARREN to 3. T. Oreen Poor South of the the belt CORN BUCKWHEAT FEED ean be Also and Vegetables which will Bold at the lowest living FarvEl produce sold on per Acre Fine farm of 160 aerea 100 now plowed ready for crop tame meadow living Good fence around the entire across the with daily School 100 yards from the Albert Lea in full miles everything that heart can wish is for except Albert Minn. March 1876. Albert Itf We will keep constantly on Land a full line of White Norway and lock which we offer the of the surrounding country at the very est CASH Our Hemlock DIMENSION is fur superior to for the son that it is has less nnd is more durable when exposed to We introduce it to tho farmers as being ESPECIALLY ADAPTED for the building of as it is proof against and which is thing that every farmer should guard Also the plank to uie in barn have no J. Agent 86tf in Hewitt's up 1st ALBERT JJIN E. C. A. M. STACY A at Raal tind Collecting all kinds ments taken Titles Lands imd Particular attention paid to Corner Clark and Newton Albert Lea HEMAN A. iv A. MINN. JOHN NOTARY Office over Wedge Spicer's Drug ALBERT MINN. HALL HOUSE W. G. Albert Minn. extend even to the sanctuary of On the clay previous he had called on a few of his and asked of them an If this wore not given it would for him to keep on longer than a few The spirit in which most of his creditors had received the unexpected ment that he was in difficulties gare him little to He was to have another interview during the day Trom aj it would exhibit the re- sult of a night's reflection the minds of his be able to sco clearly his chances of being in awaited the hour with nervous When it had and the few creditors called in had he saw little in their faces to give him The first who spoke out plainly was Mr. Elder I. he opposed to all extensions If cannot pay as he I think he had better wind up If all do not agree in matter it will be no use to attempt extending Mr Carlton's remarked one of the who thought and felt as did but was not willing to come out so This is very said a a partial extension will be of no The heart of poor Mr. Carhon almost ceased to Have yeu any objection to retiring a few asked iMr land to the will returned Mr. aud left the My own said Mr that we ought to errant all that is asked Mr Carlton's business is and will yet Over his JERLOW IX GENERAL Scholarship in the Madison A former resident of county is one of the the proprietors of tin's The will bo sold on favorable to I. OTon os cf has and will make additions to stock formerly owned by M. 8 can Scoured J. F. IN SPA PERI If you want If you want If you want If you want business If you want neat If you want tasty If you want nice If you want any kind of job at TUB S. S. EDWARDS H O H E 3ES opposite Tost DRY HATS CROCKERY STONE difficulties easily if we only assist him a We should be as man ward man and this I do not think we be in this case unless we con- Mr Carlton an well as ourselves He is an honest and an honest man in difficulties is always entitled to consideration That is all very but when a man gives his note payable at a certain he ought to be very sure that he will be able to it Creditors are entitled to some as well as The cry of poor debtor is soon but I thinks of the poor creditor for am not prepared to This was said by As for spoke up I take but one view of matters like this If I think I will do better by renewing Strange things happen in real Mr Elder was a and sively engaged in trade For a series of years everything went on ly with is ventures always found n good and his consignments safe and energetic All this he attributed lo his own business I never made bud he would sometimes I never con- sign to doubtful agents A like 5Ir. Elder is rarely to go through life without a practical conviction that he is in the hands of One who governs all events It is rarely that such a ona does not be- come painfully in the that human prudence is The first thing thut occurred to check the confident spirit of Mr. Elder was the less of a ship and cargo under circumstances that gave the under- writers a fair plea for not paying the He sued and was beaten The Iocs was twenty-five thousand A few veeks news came that a shipment to the South American coast had resulted in a From that time everything seemed to go His adventures found a glutted and his return a depression of I If he heldron to a thing in the hopes of better prices would eo desperate mood he would then they would go up The time was when confine himself strictly to legitimate but a for speculation now took bold of him and urged him on to lie even ventured into the be- wildering precincts of the stock lured by of splendid results Here he stood upon ground that soon crumbled beneath bis A loss of twenty or thirty thousand dollars cured him of his and he turned a sigh to his to with care and prudent dome safe operation in his regular The true balance of his mind was lie could not consider with ness the business in -A false move was the Loss in- stead of profit was the unfortunate re- sult Seven years from the Mr Elder opposed au arrangement with Mr should regard the debtor ns well as the he himself found it impossible to provide for all his heavy For some lime he had kept his above water by making but the end of this a sleeping night the merchant started one morning for his op- pressed with the sad conviction that he fore the day closed his fair fame would be As ho walked Mr. Carlton came to his side with a ful Mr. Carlron was now a largo instead of a debtor On that very day bills in his favor had tured to the amount of five thousand and Elder could not The recollection of this made it almost im- possible for him to reply to the ant observations of his companion as if it had occurred came up before his mind tho circum- stances that had transpired a few years remembered how gerly he had from the merest selfish to break down Mr. and throw him upon the and how near ho was to the merchant's Such recollections drove from his mind the hope that for a moment had presented itself of enlisting Mr. good and securing him as a friend iu the trial which he was about to Several times during the walk he was on the point of breaking the matter to Mr. bnt either his heart failed or his companion made some to which he was compelled to At last they separated without any allusion hy Mr. Elder to the subject on which he was so desirous of He had not the courage to utter the first But this was only ing for a brief period the evil day Several remittances were looked fur that He broko the ALBERT LEA MINN. PHOTOGRAPH Union East side ALBERT LEA r MINN And in fact everything usually kept in a country We keep constantly en hand a first class variety of JOHN M. PURVEYOR CIVIL MINN. Leave orders with Stacy T am ready to do so by winding up the party I can do I po for winding up I have confidence in ton's I believe he means But can he get through That is the I believe he said Mr. And I doubt returned Mr. The efforts of to efface the im- pression the words of Mr. Highland had made proved in vain It was agreed that the debtor should receive the ex- tension he When Carlton could hide his though he strove hard to do so His grateful acknowledgment touched more than one heart that had been cold as letter after with ling Alas the mail brought him no His last hope was Nothing now remained for him but to turn his face bravely to the threatening nnd bear up against its For a while he debated the question as to what course was best for him to At one time he thought of giving no information of hig condition until the protest should startle from their ignorance Then he thought it would be best to notify the holder of paper due on that that it would not be taken up Then it seemed to him best to give notice of his He prepared notes to but to Mr. Carlion His heart failed him when he attempted to write his as though it had occurred but the day came up before his mind all the circumstances attendant upon that appeal to his His cheek burned when he the situation he had assumed in that even though such were his when he came to despatch the notes he had pre- pared be could only find courage to send the one written to Mr. The other creditors bills liad matured that day he thought he would go and but half un hour passed without his acting upon to do so Most of the day was spent in walking uneasily the floor of his or in examining certain accounts in his or entries in his He was all absorbed over a papa who had entered hia He and looked Mr. Carlton in the The color mounted instantly to the temples of Mr. He tried to but could Your note has taken me altogether by said Mr. but I hope things are not so bad as you Mr. Elder shook his He tried to but could How much have you to pay day asked Mr. Ten thousand was the re- in a husky How much have you toward it two thousand How much falls due to-morrow Four How much in a month l: Fifty What will be yeur available re- sources Not half the amount Haven't you good bills Yes but not Mr. mused for dome lime At length he You must not lie over I cannot help If you will transfer to as rity in case you have to stop the bills of which you I will lend you the amount that you want The color retired from trie cheeks of Mr. and then came with a quick He made no but looked and into Mr. Carlton's iace I have been iu difficulties myself and I know how to sympathise said the We should if we can. ml break down a fellow merchant when in Indorse bills to my order for the sum you and I will fill up a chock for the amount Elder turned blowly to his and took therefrom sundry notes of hand in his at various from six to twelve and indorsed them able to who gave him a check for eight thousand dollars and left the store A clerk was despatched to the and then .Mr Elder sank into a chair half He could hardly believe his senses until the cancelled were placed in his The next morning Mr Elder went to his place of business with but little less troubled than they had been OB the day before His payments were but his means were for the first time The bist he could do would be to but he already owed heavily for borrowed and was not certain thut to go further was He thought of but every feeling of his heart for- bade him to seek further aid I no consideration and I cannot aslc he as ho pursued his way his store The first lhat caught his eye on his counting was a pile of There had been an ar- rival from He broke the seal of the one he took up with was his almost immediate it was from one of his and contained drafts for fifteen thousand It also informed that the ship commanded by said would sail for home in a with M return caryo of hides and specie amounting to thirty thousand dollars The voyage had been profitable beyond Elder had reading the letter when Mr Carlton came in. ing the merchant by the and pressing it he with you have saved me Ah this would be to tne a far happier moment seven years when you were in I had as generously aided Let the past sleep in re- turned Mr If fortune has smiled permit me to rejoice with as I du with all who are with favoring To meet with is of use to It gives us the power of sympathy with and that gift we should nil for it is a eood thing to the burden from shoulders down with too heavy a nnd throw sunlight over a heart shaded by Mr Elder recovered from his crippled condition in the course of a few and was never again known to oppress a suffering Commodore The death of Commodore is For months people hara hung over what seemed the of this extraordinary interested even in the straggle With Cor- was a remarkable as the merest outline oi bis life history He was born on Staten May 27, 1794. lie was the oon of and received education of au ordinary farmer's fie on his business career when be was 16 years of and in 1813 with money which he had earned a with which he made regular trips York City and Staten That the pioneer in the movement that ended ia the establishment of the Staten Island the most profitable enterprise of the kind ia the Young Vanderbilt worked day and and soon became known as best boatman in the port of New Although he paid all of his day ings and half of his night to his parents until he was 19 years of he managed to save over a sand dollars per This was the foundation of the fortune that in after was counted by the During the war of 1812 was awarded the contract for CA. ting provisions to the forte in New He supplied the forts at and ran his boat the regular trips during the He made special voyages under tho direction of the and was always he arrived at his he invested money in a beautiful little built to his and extended trade to the Southern In 1818 he owned three and had a eash capital He Boon abandoned sailing for and was fur leu years a steamboat captain on the cr. At the age of 35 he built a boat afterward made mo us by the plunge over the Niagara and entered business for He was opposed by and spent nearly all bis money in It was pluck and against and pluck He was from that time to the aid of His progress was and he was soon the owner of a hundred lie became the steamboat king of and one of the wealthiest men in the In 1851 be established a steamship line from Xew York to by way of Nicaragua in 3855 he made his famous cruise to Europe in hia steam yacht the North tn a of this in 1855 placed a line of steamships on the route between New York and During the war of the Con- Vanderbilt was among the staunchest supports of the Union At a critical period he gave the a gift of 8800.000 valued in but a gift not to be measured in dollars and cents when the circumstances are con- After the war Mr. Vanderbilt trans. ferred his to He first secured a controlling interest iar the Hudson River and de- that good management an important factor for making roads The New Yoik and lem came into his and after a long the New York Then he secured such influence in ihe Lake Shore lines as open the way to and made felt in the Union Pacific and other Western This is the merest outline of Mr. Vanderbilt's business The de- tails of his management hare been constantly before the and with these and his minor schemes the people aro He entered upon his career as a railroad manager when over 60 yenrs of remarkable his greatest business triumphs as an old man THE BEST best says a wise is to say ull the good we can of every and from saving unless it becomes a clear matter of duly to is a sin as bad as We should no more bite one with our words than with our An word 'a ns bad as a blow and a satirical word is like a have been won as an old man were won after thut time in life when most men retire from Commodore Vanderbilt was a ius in He realized what a railroad should and by strong effort secured the greatest possible degree of perfection secured this by shrewd management rather than by out- lay of He made railroading and contributed morn than any other to make railroads When he retired from the management of his a few years he controlled interests having a money value of three hundred millions of His personal in- fluence was felt in railroad tions almost to the very hour of bia THE FATE OF BOOKS of published 600 never pay the cost of 200 just pny ex- 100 return a slight and only 100 show a substantial Of these 1.000 650 are Forgotten by the end of the and 150 more are at the end of three years only 50 vive seven Of the publications put forth in the seventeenth hardly more than 50 have a great reputation and arc re- Of the works in the eighteenth terity has hardly preserved more than were rescued from oblivion in the seventeenth Men have been writing books three thousand and there are hardly more than 500 writers throughout the globe who have survived the outrages of time and forgetfulness A farmer once told his who was to run into the ure and catch an I mean the off I will manage the other said Pat ran to do as but suddenly paused on his with the a reasonable fellow was all absorbed over a papa any and how I to know ot calculations at his when sorno which ia the orphan A Scotch recently told bis neighbor thut he spoke two hours and a half the Sunday were you not tired to death asked tho J was as fresh a rose but it would have done your heart good to tec how tired the congregation HEALTHY FOOD KOU man who cares anything for his or who expects to raise stock for can be indifferent as to what the stock eats In order to guard well this fanners must see to it in und pick out all corn because according to all is undoubtedly poisonous to when eaten in any considerable When Abraham Lincoln WM a jer in he and the once got to bantering one another about trading and it Was agreed that the next at nine they should make the the to be unseen up to that and no backing under a forfeiture of At the hour appointed tho judge came up leading the specimen of a horse ever seen those In a few minutes Mr. Lincoln was seen approaching with a wooden upon hie shoulders Great were the shouts and laughter of the and both were greatly in- creased when Mr. on surveying the set down on his saw horse and exclaimed this is tho first time I ever thA worst of it in a horse The Hon. iant success as a year he country A wain's soften hearty her flatteries his the ;