Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, March 29, 1877

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

March 29, 1877

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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - March 29, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota TUE PCBLISHKO*tVKRY TOU KHUAT. fermi, Per Year, la Adv .nee, $200 RVTKS OK VOVR RT ISING. I W G in J I y -I.')O'- 0.00,10.00 w 4 vv | 0 iii 1 insh! 1.0), 1.0O| - ->o| 2 inch 1.7*)' 2.50 OOO G OO S.50'13 50 3 inch* *2.-VV-;i.50: 5 00 7.0.) 9.00'IO.50 4 iiw'i 5 lash J col col col i 10.0 I 13.0 > I 8.0 > 3 ) 0 > 50 OO 9<U><) OF FIC KUS OF FRF KHOUN C OI'NTT VOLUME 17. ALBERT LEA. MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 1877. NUMBER 13 I0 h olograph*. 3 ii 4.50 *5 >»; 10.00116.00120 OO 4.0.) 5.50} 6. • nj 13 OO* 18.00 25.00 4 54 5 *25 7. 0oh 4.OO 22.0()j30.00 6.5) 8 5)12. OO 22.00ht0.00 50.00 I I sr? •A' i hkaku:; CoV.STT C«) M M I H A FOX KH H : J ain aa ThorcHon. Vt. W. J oil irwon. J. M. Cleisslcr. W rn N. Gorier. Ola Hanson. ;jtK —Charles Kittelson. Auditor—8. B iichelOef ll KO isTftR of ll SKI)*—Anenst Peterson. County ArToitsr.r—John^A Lovely. Sue 1>|PP—4', J. Shtetl:!*!. Dkhcty Shkrikf- Jacob I,arson. Cleuk of Court— W. White. Pr on ATK J r non--Gilbert. Gul brand son. Sctioiii. Sr UKK’X i knoevt—ll Thurston. CorxTY SruNKYOR— Win IL Kcllar. CoRoNKit—J Froshaug. Court Oommismoskr— ll. IL Spicer. ' DENTISTRY. DU. A. II. 8TREKT, S. S. EDWARDS PHO TO GRF E HEPS Broadway, opposite Postoffice, TH^ AUSTRIAN (JUEEN. I ‘* I am extremely sorry if your nit* I jeaty should once more turn si deaf err | to the appeal I have repeutudiy made lo j you in behalf of my illfated ann.” “ And if I did, madame, what could IHS have for sale, lands and farms in ! you do against me ? HI-AI, ESTATE A GRACY. Hut what of ALBERT LHA MINN. MSankers. H. I). Brows. I). R. P. HIBB*. H. 0. BROWN & CO.’S o se CA H SC mtSjQu5>> 5 OFFICE, OVER TUE DRUG STORE. , South of Post Office. Albert Lea. Minnesota. illlil every town in this county. TERMS to suit everybody. LOW prices. Ion), time, and a low rate of interest. IF you dea’re to buy a farm, call on us. IF you haw a farm or lands to sell, call on us. OUR facilities for buying and gelling land*, examining and perfecting titles, arc a.iequaled, es we have ABSTRACTS, TRANSFERS, and PLATS of every piece af land in this county. Mtacy A* Tyrer, Albert Lea, Minn. April 25, 1876. Hoot* and Shoes. ~ THOMPSON A TILTON Have just opened a new What could I do against you, j Elizabeth of Austria? Have you fur* i gotten what happened to your husband » near relative, Marie Antoinette, who “ So lie docs, madame. it ? ” %l Look at this vial. your majesty,’’ j replied the countess, drawing a small crystal vial frotn her bosom. “ ll con- I tains a strong, but harmless narcotic Four a few drops in your husband's coffee, and he will become unconscious for a few minutes ” ** Hut how shall I be able to do so?’’ An Act to Provide for the Destruction during the pci iud herein before m*-n of Grasshoppers, Passed by the Legislature of Hiunesota. Sect/on I. There shall be paid by ! this State out of any moneys iu the treasury thereof not otherwise appropriated. to any person or person^ living ; fried Elizabeth, almost in a despairing was as iight-hcatted and frivolous a:- > {one My husband watches me while you, but certainly more virtuous! “ More virtuous? Insolent woman how dare you—”    « “ I shall dare everything against the mistress of my son. I shall publish her shame, I shall send her fetters to the Emperor Napoleon, and ieqi tint him with the fact that the reputed son of the Emperor Francis rn he is with me on such occasions with a cat-like vigilance. Suggest a way and will comply with your wishes, madame.” " You will have to do so,” said the countess, coldly. “ Fbdcrstatnl mc well Ail the facts about you, ever since you wcie fifteen years old, are in my p^s>f-s- tiotled for the paying of bounties for the purpose of catching and destroying grasshoppers and their eggs for five weeks from the time cai I grasshoppers shall become Urge enough to bo taken and the amount of work to be so as-! sensed shall not exceed 6 days in all Sec. 9. The supervisors aforesaid. Emperur I4rancU, the second of j jAjon. I nless my son is released from Austria, ist lie chili of my son, A moi- J |,|s horrible captivity within three days. do tie Rovigione, wlio was the pat amour , (fie papers will fie given to the emperor of a certain princess of Naples, whom NUooleon ” an emperor made his consort because hor beautiful black eyes pleased him when he saw her in Home sac rn*    'Ini#    extraordinary    cnvttMtior. took .    »    « „.<ke4 ,he iBflfiT, Bi.Sn HP Stton ■ P:»* m the .urojrW Kk* at \ .emu. j oflh< b AUUw Mf WilUO WXLUp. I on I lie 2d of May, I SDS. brtween the should be af once f.>rw»rd« on the 2d of May, 1305. between tile empress Elizabeth and the duchess-WILL CONSTANTLY KEEP ON HAND A I coulltfc8S M assi ma de Rovigione. the ALBERT LEA. MINNESOTA A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. FULL LINE OF Gustom Mad.© Goods, all of which will be sold cheap. awl 8 3C3 OH, DE El re CHANDAR, T I 3 LU", H. D. BROWN A CO. BANKERS. Office over Wedge \ Wnlfsbcrg'a siore, B i oivl »y. Albert Lea Physicians. REFERENCES: Int Nat. Batik, Austin. Int Nat. Bank, St. Baul. id Nat. Bauk. Chicago. 4th Nat. Bauk, New York. S4tf LADIES* AND GENTS’ FINE GOODS A SP EC IA LTV. GOOD FITS GUAR-ANTED. AND ALL WORK WAX! KANTE E Repairing done on .‘bort notice, and everything according to contract. » GIVE THEM A CALL. Broadway, one door north of tho Webber 71f    House, Albert Lea Minn, the head of one of the oldest and most aristocratic families of southern Italy The empress was the second wifo of the emperor Fran is, that strange mixture of low shrewdness, vc luptuousuess and reckless cruelty While he was prince of Tuscany, and i married to a most estimable ladv, he fell in love with Elizabeth, of Naples, j the daughter of queen Caroline, of unsavory memory Elizabeth*s reputation then was very bo] She was known to have had many lovers, but her beauty was unimpaired Hut the one of ai) her lovers she ; ire »ted worst was the above mentioned ; Napolec t 4 I will get the seal for you, i said, after a brief pause.    i    ,,    ,    ,,    , •• When .lull I Let .he paper from ! ^l o" *» “J •nd *' P**1^ * r r ^ (|{ ; «ggs taken and destroyed ny any person or per%ons. Sec 4 There shall be appointed by the governor, a competent person in each t iwaship in the several counties ho afflicted by grasshopper*, who shall be a resident of the township for which is :sppoinu.d, to receive, measure; and destroy the grasshoppers and their within any of the counties in said State ' ?hall make a list of the names of all affected by grasshoppers, the following ! persons mrni??$t whom said tax shall bounties for catching and destroying | have been assessed. piacQ in a column the same and the destruction ot their opposite each name on said list, the cr.^3-    j    amount of labor assessed against such Sec 2. The sum of SI per bushel for perron, and shall direct the town clerk I to make a certified copy of each list, after which the town clerk deliver the several copies to the respective over-j seers of the highways of aud towr-i ship j Sec IO. Tl»c overseers of highways j shall give at least days’ notice to all from the said Isl dry of July to the 1st j persons assessed to work as aforesaid, day of October next. Sec 3 Theje shall also be paid in the same manner the sum of 50 cents grasshoppers caught previous to the 25th day of May next. The sam of 50 cents per bushel from the said 25th day of May to the IO day of June The sum of 25 cents per bushel from the said 10th day of June to the 1st day of July, and 20 cents per bushel I living within the limits of their respective districts, of the time and places where and when they are to appear for of OtkiJilsjan, a walk through whose Mexico, In Mexico, social relations arc very *iffe?or*iy nfranged from what they tfe ?n the t'tilted Stoles, and are similar to those which obtain in Franca, Except in cases of extreme intimacy,, young no n ate not admitted into the houses of people who have grown up daughters and courting before marriage is unheard of. Dinner parties and balls ire unknown entertainments among ilia Mexicans—thus leaving the theater, the bul! ring, the Plaza and franco tire only pluses legitimate meeting. The obstacles thus thrown in the way of matrimony, or even intimate acquaintance, arc continued up to the Wedding day—until which time companionship is restricted to midnight conversations whispered from the lady’s balcony to the street below, the latter being wA at all nu uncommon scene in G«x4 alojara. Livery night fur maidens may be seen, draped with the mantilla softly signalling to their lovers, with poncho thrown orer the sltailder remind coe not ss NTfle of an operatic ser^ade, annus the guitar. Corre-; spondfence is exchanged by means of the convenient, if not unromantic string,* which?thrown forth from the balcony | is presently iifred with the LilUt-dunut attacked. All provincial VSttf. of !>fexico strike one as reproducing ;Bfc fifteenth aud sixteenth centares in their manners and customs, social ways and general' Appearance, and this is peculiarly rh*’ Cate in the .State Jalisco and the city importance that it hould be af once forwarded to the governor of the Spielberg (jet it for me . this day, and next week we shall be on ■ French territory and proclaim that the paper was tpurioiii from beginning to I ^ ! end Your connect; n with this affair ‘•hall never become known an -    a    .    .    eggs del inert d to turn by any i»<*r*on ut I he empress promised to return the .    1    .    .    i    7    •    . - persons catching and taking the same. which said person so appointed, shall take and subscaibe an oath for the faithful discharge of his duties, which oath, together with the certificate of app hutment, shall be filed in the office of the County Auditor, and he shall receive as compensation fur hi* services such sn in as the county c jmmi-sioocrs may determine, to be paid out of the county, and in C-i*o of necessity, when momentnu* pap. r to the mother of her ' former lover in cours» of the aftcrm»on. and the dowager countess was so de-j lighted with the prospect of rescuing ! her «<>n from a fate worse than death. I that fehe forgot i«li her nnimo-ii v against Flirt.beth, and embraced her amid a fiiipd 'J tears. *• ti I will r.*wyJ y »u. dear child.’’ -lie *o«id to Elizabeth ** Ile brave and determined, and y« will accompli*! TIIE    iwti    Soot    &    Shoe    Store. i count Armddo dc lluvigions, aud vtho*e j ,he resn t that Mill Clone Air ail' the j infatuation for the high-born jade wa* ] hriri„ vri, huve’d -ne to my poor Ar ca SS Q2ic« ami F.-sidcnre up Stairs OTer the Post (Baca. Tkoe. II. AU.HSTRONCi, Hunker. A LB BRT LEV. - -    -    -    MINN ALBERT LEA. MINN. I) < ’ Y:o%n land 1> ECLECTIC P si Y SI GI AM ANC SURGEON TAIN LAKE (TTY, MINN., Will trent all dirt‘*aoe* to winch mankind in subject-, to the best of Iii-* ability. Dr. i Kcwlftnd has made a Kpceiitlty oi diseases of Women end (Tiildren. and chronic diseases t af Ion j slat! ling. By b ng experience ami atrict attention to hi.* prufo'Stoa, bein con fident Ot ti-ral iii-; all curable >1 .-cas.js with fu'<joss Obstetrical case* tre.-ned with care and suc-css. ('on-uiltionat free, lo Lawyers EjUU<1 «Egen Is. Spray MA aes. Jeu* V. Tortes. J v Mrs II. I AUKER A. II. SQUIER. CITY EXPRESS & DRAY LINE. Deals in ll VRD and SOFT COAL. A Lo Seasoned Wood. Orders left on the slate at Lincoln Bro*, j attended to at once • JHI Harry. MRS, 0. S. WARREN a matter of* boundless a.-tonLhmcnt to tho-e alto knew him bt-t The young c unt w a with her in Home, when Francis of Tuscany, afterward emperor of Austria beeic e ac q‘tainted with lur She knew the pros peels of Francis, and eagerly received his offer to bec in- her hurband. When the count remonstrated with her she Coolly told him that her im-pen Dog iiiti ige woald leu) abit acle whatever to u eonttnaation of their guilty liaison, an I he was tool it* h eoough to follow lur to \ iemiH His attention her there at'Meted evupl *ye<l,anil order* for New Goo I* ar f«ir j the eye* of the j***>»ple ; the jealousy of imperial husband was aroused, and one n j'«t Aln od■> de ll* v gioue was arrested ani sent as a prisoner to those O. F, Ai TV, I.* Nol«on lave j«it received aud will keep in slock ibc largest assortment of Boots & Shoes of all kinds To he found in town. CUSTOM IHDE WORK. Four or five workmen will he constantly Ref vies will be filled, cheap and on the shortest notice Broadway west side. Albert Lea, Minn. I 8kf    GIVE    Til    EM    A    CALL. LOVELY & ATTO 18 \ EY PARKER, '«* A t I .Ii A AV Office in Ilcw’.tl’s Block, up -‘tnirs 1st door. ALBERT LF.A, -    -    -    -    -    MIN    j R. ('■. SrxoT.    A. M. Tyrek. ) STACY Bl TYRER, ftern^ys at Law. Nom ne.* Public, Real Estate and Collecting Ag nt-. CO NX KY ANT LNG a1! kin I* adcui ately done, ack no wk* J g-juonts taken oaths administered. Ac. Taxes paid, Titles investigated, Lands bo'ight an i sci I. Particular attention paid to collect ion. Corner Clark and Newton St*., Albert Lea KEMAH BLACKMER,    j JU AWYER L. A TV I> FOH SA I. IT 2 ; J LA ERI’ LEA, -    -    -    -    MINN,    j ~JOHN ANDERSON,    I ATTOUR IC V AT L AW j AM) NOTARY IM IU.K' Office over Wedge A Spicer'v Drug Store, i ALBERT EEA. MINN.'    i Dressmaker, [Successor to Mr* C F. Walker,] OLE TANG, Maker aud Repairer of Boots & Shoes. Will open a fine new stock cf Millinery and Fancy Goo'!*, 'l ies. ruff**. Collars, \c. A full line of Worsted-. Lours Patterns, ic., ic. Doing ever Felt hats a specialty Fashionable Dress-Making done very best manner. in the Fhop on C ark street, north and opposite oi Wedge k. Spicer's Drug store. FIRST-CLASS WORKMEN are employed. Four doors south of the People's Store. Apprentice Gulp wanted, vol I Goo 14 tf Harris. HALL F. II A FL, Proprietor. Albert Lea, - - Mi nr. WELL TBiUHED HATS FOR ONE DOLLAR AT MKS. JOHN STAGE’S MILLINERY STORE! ALBERT LEA, MINN- Repairing don'’ to order, cheap and on I short notice, (ii*'* him a call. 37tf    Albin    Lea,    Minn. •Weal afMarkets. A. II. M AH LUHN HAS REMOVED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET I On East side Broadway, first door south of THE PEOPLE’S STORE. horrible dungeons* of Spielberg, which VY re regarded with bnuodleaa loathing by the whole civil z’d w^ rid. but whiih so well serve I th emp for of Austral to gratify hi," despotic and cruel pr -peofeiltes. I 1 Ft^r three years even the parents of 1 the young C'"int did not know wh^i had , b‘*c«*me * f him At 1 ist they were in fbi nu d by an es-cnped c*>nvict that tle ir son wa- there, and that the treatment at the hand* of | Ilia jailor* was so horrible that he was ; greatly pitied even by his ut »st hardened fellow-pris»»ncr8 The emperor Francis had written j special instrucii*)!..- for the manner in which the unfortunate Ilflfijtione was ( to be treafe<l. These instructions were as infamous and inhuman us if they had ememted from a Persian satrap in the darkest of aget. “Count Rovigione shall receive every day twelre ounces of bread aud two quarts of water. On holidays he shall receive an extra allowance of half a pound of meat, lie shall he heavily ironed, and every manifestation of inoo. lence on hi* p irt shall be puni.-hed with fifty lashes Ile shall not receive any writing materials, and nothing to read 4    c? except the bible ” noldti.” I he 8aeon which occurred at three o*c; ick when tin* emperor Francis took hi* cofiee with his beautiful consort , might hare firmed a fitting subject for ; a creat historical painter I be eoipri'fe* was chtrruinply amiable and affect Km aln So liar husband, and while In*!*rag him she potte d the eon-t€*nt" of the vial whi*»h the countess dc Rovigione had gircu her into hi* cup j II* drank it an*tiapcctingly,and a minute later he was fast n-letp. Then she seized hi* right hand and I pressed hi* signet ring* on the wax pre- j rlensfy softened by heating it over the I alc hoi lamp of her golden coffee pot i In the next minute the paper was hidden in her heaving bosom A few minutes Liter the emperor drew a de»*p breath ani reopened hi* eyes •• What rnvie me so Peep?, dearest?’ { he aahed. “ Maybe it i< the heat of the roem. your majesty, ’ sh)’ replied. ** You work t‘>n hard, *ire It is no wonder * you sh ob I sometimes* feel weary Francis the second left her without he cannot perform the duties of hi** uf£:e. said measurer shall have authority and be empowered lo appoint a *«it- .md cjuijivldi. piir3*)ii asxk.&tant., which assistant shall t.*ke and subscribe the same oath and be .-ubj«*ct to the same pen ab ie*, as the said measurer Sec 5 I Le person receiving and measuring the grasshoppers and their egi:* as afhaevaid, shad aie iiure and immediately and eff dually destroy the same and keep an exact acc ;unt of all the grasshoppers and their eggs re ceived by him. and the names of the persons delivering the sumo, and he shall at the end of each week, after commencing to receive and measure the same, and on the 2d day of Suite, on the lith day of said month, on the 2d day o July. and nu tho 2d day of October next, make a report to the County Auditor of alf the grasshopper,; ani t heir eggs mea lure* I by bim. tile nun ber of certifier! s issued and the name* of the pere n** to wnnui he louted the sam'', and the County Auditor shall examine the same and file it in kin ,ffi***\ whrih report shad be subject to public inspection And tho County Auditor shall, at the end of e ach Week after he sh JI have received the fi st of said reports. suspecting the desperate trick whidi j transmit a copy of said report to the die had played upon him A week later the young count Aruol governor, who shall, as soon as the sum i herebv appr priated shall have be-*n I ^ f    h J’ I ) | <    t    I 4 ll    r >1 J I I 11 Cl *    I / V ’    11 j d > de Kuvigione had arrived at I un:*. I oxpen'ded iii the payment of said boun- where he lived for a time in (fee UttnW * seclusiois. \\ hen he had recovered fir. rn the sufferings and cruelties that had b**en inflicted upon him, he went to Faris. whore the emperor Napoleon. | !,id gtate of MinneV.u, foa thrVe who was then on the point of declaring war against Austria, received him iii a p irate audience aud offered him a colonelcy in the French army—the count having previously delivered to him the damaging papers concerning the empress Elizabeth. Talley raid made a terrible use of thc«e papers against Francis theseconJ of Austria. The rage of the latter, when he heard of Rovigione’* singular relea-e fiom the Jpitdbcrg, knew no bound* The governor, who had been so cleverly deceived, was degraded to the that purpose an i with what imple-jients Sec. ll Every persro liable to work as provided for in this act, may commute for the same at the rate of el per day, in which ease such commutation money shall be pa; i to the chairman of the board #f supervisor*, to be applied aud expended bv him for the destruction of gr choppers and their eggs. And he shall bt* authorized and required to hire and engage some suitable sud efficient person to w »rk in the place of said person commuting, and to pay them the sum ot >l per day for his seruices, and every peri »n intending to commute for his asse-sroenf,shall within 2 (Jays after he is notified to appear and work as a fore*! id, pay the OJO)mutation money for the work required of him by said notice, and the commutation shall n< I be considered a* made until such money h paid. »vec, 12 Every parson *•> assessed nd notified who shall willfully neglect or refuse to commute or work as p*o-\ ided by this act fehali be godly of a to ^demeanor and shall, on conviction thereof, be liable to pay a fine of not let** than 82 aor more than 8IU. or by iuipri'onment in the county jill not Quire this IO days. or both, in the do* cretien of the court, in a suit to be prosecuted in the name of the state of Minnesota, in the same manner as is provided by law for prosecutions of uiis kemeuMir*. sec it ated out of any moneys in the irt*a«u;y of thi* state, not other wise appropre ated, f*»r the purpose of carrying i the pro Vian n> of this a:*t. the sum of I IOU,OOO. 14. The briard of count}’ com-nisiioaen cf any county in th;* state t fillet cd by gras simpers shall have th** right, if in their judgment they see fit. lf* employ one or more persons sn each ti wnship ij said county with such implements or mechanic.*! contrivance as d iv prove most cflicient to destroy the grasshopper*, fir im toe first day of April to the first day of Augost in each year, paying such persons either bv day or a spec ii J sum fur the am .ant turcl and destroyed The ct un pen sa tion ot such person shall be paid out of the general revenue fund of the county. Provided further. That parties employed and paid by tho county comrnis- ties, notify ail persons interested therein of such fact by a publication of such notice in some newspaper yrinicd and    sioncrs shall not    receive    any    other published at the city of 8c Paul, in    or further compensation    under    the    pr*- *    »ae- I visions of this ac}. ; Sec. 15. Thi* act shall take effect I reaches Guadalsjan. censive days Sec 6. For a failure an the part of and be in force from and after its street*, or a peep into whose Ilouses or churches, is like going back thrcu centuries in a library’or picture gallery. Riding out of Guadalajara at five o’clock in the morning in a coach, protected by an escort often cavalov soldiers. makes one feel like a State prisoner, Output Louis XIV. Leaving* the suburbs with their hicirnriat behind us, we traverse a flat country/ with Ii:■ Is and mountains in the dis. ranee, however, and where cacti, dwarf trees and stubble grass seem to for or the only vegetation. Miserable little towns artabe houses.; and wretched Indian villages are passed as has been the case heretofore; and* as, whenever the coach halts it is beset by an army of beggars—chiefly old women—and a er*»we of disgusting Cripple#, each anxious to parade hi a' own special infirmity, the yourney is-not in ail respects delightful This last.- I r fifteen miles of m. when we '-titer up -n scenery of a d.ffernt. more varied and more attractive character/ leading up to the v cin.ry <T the river IF*) Grand*, r ue of the largest, and perhaps no*! important, in Mexico, being about six hundred mile* in length, and empties into the Pacific J he valley of this strestn is ccid-' p i-ed of fertile lands, w here wheat aud barley of a very superior quality ara grown, aud i* divided into ranches, and graced with fine lutcicnda buildings, lf provided with ut-ans of tran.-pojt to* Here snail be appropre c«>nvcy the surplus either west or cast,-# this valley could be made to yield lew1 times as much as at present, 1 ** ami w.iuld be af)lc to cempfete in (bcsc productions, even with California^ Passing the river bottom, the traveler is carrie I over twenty or thirty miles of the most barren and forbidding country to be found in the whole journey.-A vast plain, hemmed in by mountains is covered weth yellowish brown sand -iieven with b >tit*i**rs and stones, aud producing n thing bn* dw?rf cacti--Circa*ion Fly a small fiver is met with —the tributary of some larger stream —ani is crossed by means of a solid ?torvc bridge, whose construction dave* CJP' | back to the time of the Spaniards Ttib diligence route is sprinkled with oc-casi aal towns of from 10,000 to 15,-•*00 inhabitants, each one of these lagos l*eing over fl.OOO feet altitude above the level of the sea. These* towns are. however, similar to those already described, a.«d the traveler meats with nothing to warrant delay un*H-Ito said mea«urer to perform any of his duties under this aet, or for any mis- ' uicasurcrment of such grhsshoppers and their eggs he shall lie deemed to be An Aft luting to the Burning of passage. Ap;roved March I. 1877. Prairie Grass. guilty of a misdemeanor and be subject to J13J a fine of not Ie. than SIO, nor ■ grrTI0N J That section 50 of chap. rn,.re than slot), or be lu.pruoned in ter 95, of the General statutes of ISHO, the county jail tor a term of not less be amended to read as follows :    The 30, nor mon than OO days in a suit or wunty eoBtni„i.>Rere „f cach ,nd erery prtfcccJing t » H prosecuted in -he name county invad' d by grnsshoprers within OI tho stale OI Minnesota, in tho same t|lis ?la((, sha|| on or beforp the first manner as,, prodded by law rn other : d r April is eat* and every year, ca^cs of misdemeanor.    * An exasperated politician, who had * been called upon to define his position once more than prttience could endure, , exclaimed;    *•    Define    my    position Y | Nev3t! lf I define it, the next thing FII be called upcn to de will be to spelt it.” •TERLOW vt NARVESON, Albert Lea, Minnesota. OKA I. KU S IN HIGHEST PH IDE PMD FOR BCUMAKT HAIR, an4 Gents’ Chains from same made to order. Also Ladies' Switches, and all other work in that line. Dry Goods,1 brecia anderson, F ISIIillAULE ClAIAksUSESSDAKER WITH INCREASED FACILITIES FOK DOING BUSINESS, HE PROPOSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION! TUAN EVER BEFORE. I £gyCash paid for Hides, Tallow, &c., Ac. TRY HIM ! ! 7'ho commander of the Spielberg. ! who had been selected for that position j ranks in an infantry regiment. | on account of his severity as a disci. 1 plinarian. carried out the emperor’s in-    , ,         .    „    ., MractDns with the ntmrat incrorabili- o»cc more in iSlO. wi.yi, ho compelled I ST!* f    10    »    PJ™>"    «0-1 coontie*, and in no cave the ! tv. and he caused Rovieione t..    be cru- 'he emperor Kraneis to pive    him the    I V *,    ’ere,,° Tdu!    horn,ns; of the same before the Sfteenth .    u_-.    .i i* Ll. j i.. -i    tit    i * a form of which    certificate shall    be day of May in cach and every year ] appoint some suitable person whose du- I Kovip'ione fell at Austerlitz Nap... I ^ec 7 1 P°n ll'« presentation of , ty it shall be to superintend the burn leon used the papers a-ainst Elis .beth . 5“c ' certlfie»'e »®'»• eo'ln') audtor he j inp of prairie craw in their respects r r    1    shall    issue    a    c    et    lineate    to    a    persoo    en-'    ’    *    !    1 cliv flogged during the first three years I hand of his daughter, the archduchess HATS & CAPS. CROCKERY A GLASS-WARE, STONE & WOODENWARE, xJ SPICES, SARDINES, CONFECTIONERY And in fnct everythin^ ufeually kept a country store. We keep constantly on I)i*.ad ,i first class variety of vollCn474 it f JHHN M. MARTY, .(I RVEYO" AM) CIVIL EYG1YEER, ALBERT LEA, MINN. Over W»Cp & Spicer s Drtig Store, \ LB BRT LEA, -    Minn. '. d. BALCH, Haying rented the fine shop, formerly used by A. Brown, is now prepared to de all kinds of repairing, particularly in the line of S. IS, Bobsv etc, Wood work on plows, also painting Done to Order! Everything cheap and on short, notice. of his incarceration AA’hen the parents of the tortured 1 prisoner ascertained what had become j cf him, they invoked the intervention of the king of Naples, who refused to do anything fur the victim of his daugh tor’s heartlessness T’oe only consequence, when this ap peal was brought to the notice of the emperor Francis, was that young Rovigione was treated with still greater cru I eltv. At length. Marie Louise. Feeding Corn Stalks. From the American Agriculturist. surnished by the state auditor) and tihall make an order upon the state atid-ditor for tile amount thereof, and the J state auditor shall draw his warrant upon the treasurer for thrt amount in fa. Sec. 2    superintendent    shall have full power and control over the prairie grass in their respective coun- A Syracuse bookseller had had hi* stock damaged by fifle. and was selling? the injured books at holt* price. A woman came in for a geography. M Thu chapest ye have, j'ur, lur I re turin childer at school, stir.” A copy was handed her. and the price named was LMI cents. “ Rut I want a hurled one.” she protested, after carefully examiaiiig it ; “thi? book was n>vir iii no fire.” The priee is - htrrfed ’ if the boob isn t,” replied the clerk. *• The Astylar price is 81 88 ”    *•    Rut    I    wanted    a tits as ro-ani* the preservntmn ,.f the ' hutted book,” repeated the w-man same, and may prohibit the burnin- of I I*n't this the burne.1 book store ? I have never, until now, been able to vor ot the panties holding said^ certifi- such grass on any prairie or grounds “ I’ll trii you what {'ii d'*,” the clerk until sueh time as he shall deem such returned, ** I II fell you the book fur 9^ when her husband had ace*»uut fur the different values various practical people put upon cern stalks I rue. there is a great difference iii different kinds of corn, in die way it is fed, Ac . hut after all, the great variation in value is caused by its dryness. That which is cured somewhat moist, even if more or less moldy, is greatly cate which shall be paid by the state treasurer on presentation Provided. That all certificates presented by the county auditor for payment shall be by burning proper and necessary, in con- ; cents, and lf you 'tiod tut it is a na# one that never was in the fire, I’ll taka , it bu*)* She finally t«*ok it. but wont MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL ; died broken-hearted in consequence of, preferred by the cattle, to hard, dry. i Again calls attention to his FINE MEAT MARKET, Where can be found at all times, cuts of choice Leave orders with Stacy A Tyrcr. Por Sale. SIXTY AGRES of good farming lands, 'Ti acres «'f which ar** improved, in the town of Albert Lea, only four miles from the village, and beant if ully situated near the lake. Will be gold cheap, anil on terms to suit purchaser. G ill on or address JOHN ANDERSON, Office over Wedge & Waifs bu rgs store. HOESE AND LOT FOR SALE, in the village of Albert L;a. A beautiful location, and a goo I ami convenient dwelling, will be sold cheap. JOHN ANDERSON. over w€ijgo L WuU'sburg’:; ‘lore. Give Him a Call. $16 per Acre ImprovedFarm For Sale. Fine farm of ICO acres ; IOO »cres now plowed redly lur crop; taint meadow: living springs. Good fence around the entire farm. Good house, stables, &c. Pos I-office acrpss the road, with daily mail. School house IOO yards fro*# tlbe door. Albert Lea in full view, 21 miles distant. uh *re everything that heart can wish is for sale, except trfiisky. WEDGE & HIBBS, Agents; Albert Lea, Minn. Mn reb 22, 1876.    12 , AUH rf Lea, Mint).    ltf Reef, Porky Mutton, Sausage, Sfc. Also FISH, POULTRY, and WILD GAME in their season BROADWAY, near Armstrong’s Bank* ALBERT LEA, -    MINN. S. M IL R. LANDS. These valuable lands which remain unsold, in Fraeborn Conn y, are still offered at low prices, and on easy terms; Now is the Time to secure Them. Inquire of the undersigned, to who also all moneys due the Trustees on Lan Mortgages should be paid. No extensions of payments where taxes are not paid.    M.    CONANT, Agt. of Trustees, La(£rosse,Wis. Drag For Sale.—A good second hand drag for* S5he cheap. Apply at this office. his son s horrible fate, the dowager j countess, de Rovigione resolved to make I a last appeal to the empress Elizabeth, j and then the stormy scene which we described at the opening of our narrative took place The threats of the old countess did not remain without effect upon the empress. The latter finally exclaimed : “ What can I do under the circumstances ? The emperor, my husband. would turn a deaf ear to me, even though I should implore him on my bended knees to pardon your son. Perhaps you do not know that such a pardon requires tho emperor’s seal, which he always wears on his right index fin.* ger.” “ T am fully aware of that-, your majesty.” replied the countess, “ and I want you to get that signet ring. if only for a minute, in order to imprint it oil wax attached to this paper."it is an order for the release of my son Tho emperor’s signature under the paper is an excellent imitation.” “ I sec it is,” rejoined the empress “ But how shall I eret the ring? You do not know how distrust!ill the empe-* mr is, especially when his jealousy is aroused ” 2‘ I have been informed,” snffH the conn fete, “ that the emperor has a cup of coffee with you every afternoon at 3 o’clock-1 ” brittle stuff, which has lost almost all of its flavor, and doubtless a good deal of its nutritive qualities Simply sprink- ! J ling the portions of stalks to be fed next so tint they will have a few hours to absorb the water, helps a great deal,but still it is not at all like having naturally moist fodder. If the water used to soften the stalks be salted, and flavored with a few handfuls of bran, this will make a great difference. No doubt the fortuity with section I of this act Soc 3 Such superintendent may,by him filed and preserved in his office,and !    ver? a1 or written notice, order the grass 1 off »u nut Blin * that    wh«*n f.lka    ..iv** - he shall present su(h emirate to .he |    upo„ any piece or parcel of land .a he I JS ClTSjurri    by    fire they    7,X board of commissioners who "had audit    burned by the occupant thereon, or t) be “ hurted ” ones the same in the manner now provided .    owner thereof, at the time of making    ________ by law tor auditing accounts against J    such order, and any person or persons I ..... .„»    -vviruif.,7    such orurr, aim any person or persona > r, \    ,    .*    , Counties, aud no money shall be drawn j..wiling or occupying such iands wk# . p • . s °^ * ^    1.e    ?,    !. f from the state treasury until such cor- Lh.,11 neglect or'refuse to burn .ach LY-1® . S*®!0*6!,*1* ,.h*' "lf E,*h* I tideates have been audited and allowed \    grass after    receiving    such    notice,    sha’l in tho manner herein provided ; and .    pay a fine not    more    than    flO oor    fete that no money shall be paid under the i    than 85. provisions of this act at uny time prior j ~ to the fifteenth day of July, A. I) eigeteen hundred and seventy-seven.and * that the money hereby appropriated thai! only ypply to certificates duly made and filed with the auditor of state best plan Co teed corn fodder, is to cut I on or before said day ; that at the time and steam it, with such additions of roots, bran, cotton seed meal, Ac., as are and mix it with bran, then to pour scalding water in abundance over the j mass, and cover it up with rubber sheets, or rubber army blankets, or place it in a box with a close lid, sd that it shall have a good soaking and “sweating.” In whatever way it is fed, it should be cut—the finer the better; but even if it be cut in foot lengths, after the state auditor shall ascertain the total amount of all claims and cer illo boot-black, had a handful of lend nickels in his possession, (We bey yesterday interviewed’ ort’tn«4 mibjW. “Yes; Ive got nineteen bad nickels in my trousers’ pocket,” was his prompt reply :* And what are you doing with1 them ? ”    “    Holding right to’em Yn# needn’t think you’re got a case a gain-' o x wu    -ii*-    i-    j    •    .    i toe, for you haven’t.” *• Ho# dto tow Sec .> >Y hoever willfully andintcn-i „ .    * k *    .    9„    .    ,    7 J    .    get those bad1 pieces ?    “ Rich wa*, carelessly ,    ....    ,    g_.. Sec 4 The fees of such superintendent shall be fixed by the board of county commissioners and their respective counties ; Provided, such fees shall not exceed the sum of SI OO in each year desirable. Few eau do this ; many, ’tificates so filed, and if tho same shaL however, follow what is perhaps the next bist plan—to cut the corn-lodder, exceed the amount, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, then the said claims shall be paid pro rata, and no other or greater “amount than said said sum'of one hundred thousand dollars shall ever be paid ueder the provisions of this act- And provided farther, That if the amount hereby appio-printcd is not sufficient to pay the certificates in full, the balance srhuli be paid by the ebsfities respectively according every farmer will find his account in it    J,le    or*    8il*d    certificates    as A large pan of dry-fed stalks is rejected, and gets int® the manure, where it is a great nuisance, first in getting it out, and then in clear culture. Those of us who cannot afford to cut our corn fodder fine, to have itu chaffed.” as the English say—can at Icastt be tidy enough to have it cut irt six inch lengths with a broad ax of a hatchet. issued by such county. See. 8 Every male inhrbitant of the several townships in the said afflicted counties, being above the age ot 21 years and under the age of GO yeary.ex-cepting pnupors, idims and lunatics, shall he assessed by the board of sup-crrjs r* of said township, to work one day in each week in said township, tionally or negligently and sets on fire, or causes to be set on fire. any woods, prairies, or other gronnds contrary to the provisions cf this act, shall forfeit and pay a fine of not less than 810 nor more than 8100. and in default of the payment of said fine.shall be committed to the county jail for not less than 30 days, nor more than 3 months. Provided, that nothing herein shall he so construed as to allow the grass up rn enclosed land to be burned, without the cbnseut of the owner or occupant. Sec. C. The penalties procid*cd in thi? act shall be recovered by ac;ion before any justice of the peace in the county where such offence is committed, Upon complaint of any legal voter thereof. Sec f. Aff acts and parts of acts, in consistent with this act, are hereby re who shall bn nameless—black his boot# every morning—hands me out » lead nickel—thinks he’s got a foh thing ab me, but I’m layin’ for him ”    44 Ho#?" “ Why. he’s got a daughter ’bout Uty age. FII be thinking of marrying in two of thfee.yeaiw mote, aud F»l*tfhoul-der a bag of his nick cb, waHt into the parlor, and gently say, 4 Mister mw), I love thy f»ir daughter, and f demand her hand in marriage:    Rehold the proof* of your vile perfidy, and come up to the rack or go to the jug : ’ You just keep still, and let hibi shower oui coins. I ain’t handsome,hut I rn s terror to pin n ! ” About this time of the year, put your nose into the cellar stairway and see * | how anxious your cabbages and potatoes are to be put over the alley fence.' pealed. Sec 8 This act shall take effect and ; If we were obliged to pay to enter bo in force from and after its passage, j into life, how many of us would demand Approved March 1st, 1877.    ‘    the    return    of    our    money on departing. ;