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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - May 31, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota PKotographs. S. S: EDWARDS epposite Post office, ALBERT LEA MINN Bankers. M. D. BSOWM, D. E. E. JIIBBS H, D, BROWN A CO.'S BANK OF ALBERT IIA AI.BKHT LEA, MINNESOTA A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. H, D. BROWN CO. BANKERS. KEFEHE5CES: 1st Nat. Bauk. Austin. lat Nut. Bank, St. Paul. 3d Nst. Bank, Chicago. 4ih Nat. Bank, New York 34tf THE FREEBOBN OOliXTY BAM, Thos. H. Bunker. ALBERT LEA. RfllNN. Boots Shoes. Have just opened a new Boot Shoe Shop. 'WILL CONSTANTLY KEEP ON HAND A FULL LINE OF 3 "UL o zsa. 3VI c3. e> Goods, all of whicli will be sold cheap. LADIES' AND GENTS' FINE GOODS A SPECIALTY. GOOD FITS GUAR- ANTED, AND ALL WORK Repairing done on ?.hort notice, and everything according to contract. GIVE THEM A CALL. BroBflv.-ny. one north of the Webber House, Albert. Lea Minn, Boot Shoe Store. O. IT. .to IV, H. Have just received and will keep ia stock the largest assortment of Boots Shoes of all kinds To be found in town. CUSTOM HADE mm, Four or five workmen will bo constantly emplnyed.and orders for Now Goods or for Repairs will be tilled, cheap and on the aUortcxt notice Broadway- west side, Albert, Lea, Minn Stf GIVE THEM A CALL. nnd Ttepairer of Boots Shoes Shop on Clark street, north and oppo- of W.edge Spicer's Drug store. riBST-CLASS WOEKMEN are employed. Repairing done to order, cheap and ou short notice. him a call. Albert. Leu, Minn. HAS REMOVED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET On East s'ulo first door south of THE PEOPLE'S STOUE. WITH INCREASED FACILITIES FOI! DOING BUSINESS, HE PRO- POSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION I THAN EVER. BEFORE. paid for Tallow, MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Again calls attention to his PIKE be found at all times, choice CUtS Of Mutton, Also .FISH, POULTRY, and WILD 6AME in their season. OmOADWAY, near Armstrong's Bank- ALBERT LEA, VOLUME 17. LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1877. NUMBEK 22 M. M. DODGE, M. D., Office and Residence up Stuira over the Post Office. ALBERT LEA, MINN. JD O ]VI, ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON TWIN LAKE CITY, MINN., Will treat all diseases to winch mankind is subject, to tho best of liis ability. Dr. Rowland has made a spcoinlty of diseases of 'Woriiog and Children, and chronic'cliserivcs af lonit atatuling. By Vong experience, and strict attention to his profession, heis-con- fidont of treating all curable discnsas with suceess. Obstetrical cases treated with euro find success. Consultionut free, lo DR. A. H. STREET, OFFICE, OVER THE DRUG STORE, Sou til of Post Office, .Albert Len, Minnesota. OR, DE M. CRANDAU, KT T I SB Office over AVeilgo Wiilfsberg's' Jroad'ivr.y, Albert Lea. FMr Feld DEALER IN FLOUR, FEED, BRAN, OATS, CORN, OAT-MEAL. At Lowest Market Price. Clark Street, noar corner of Broad- way, Albert Lea, Minn. CASH PAID FOR CORN AND OATS G. T. GARDNER Ifnving lately purchased lln> stock of drugs belonjlriL: lo JOHN WOOD, and nJiiing largely thereto, proposes to conduct one of BEST DRUG in the county, nnd will keep everything, not. only in iliis lino but also meet her, and at last one oven made so bold as to fly up and perch on (ho back ol her chair on the piazza. Of course he was shooed off wil'n a. little more vigor, perhaps-, -because Mr Thorn ton had at that moment been passing, and had seen this woman who would never keep hens presenting that tab- leau. In two or three days after that Aunt Helen, coming home at twilight from one of her rambles by the river-bank, was observed to be very nervous and flushed, and to look much as ifshc had been crying. "'It's all said coming in shortly after her. "I know all about it I've been setting my eel traps; and what do you met old Thorn- "She. did indeed. And what'll you say to that man's cheek He up and spoke to her now, Ned i Before yon 1" '''Fact. Before me? No, indeed lay low." said Ned, with a chuckle "But, blesa you, they wouldn't have seen me if I had stood hiirh." "For shame. Ned! Oh, how could you Aunt Helen 1" "Guess you'd have been no-better in splcTthe unscrupulous boy. there, that's all. If 1 couldn't listen, of course ynu can't." now, Ned, we all chorused together. "Well, then. He stood straight before her. said he 'have you fergol- and she began to turn while I have had time enoutrh, said she." Oh. you ouaht not to have staid, "You mny find out iho rest by your said the oflenilud narrator, "I should like to know how I was going to leave. Only I'll say this, that if Aunt [lelen-'Would marry old Thornton to-day wouldn't touch him with a walk- To our amazement, on the very next afternoon who should appear at our gate with his phaeton and p.iir, but Mr. Thornton and who bonneted and gloved and veiled, should issue from the door, lo; be placed in that phaeton and drive off with him, but, Aunt IJeien. Ned chuckled but the rest of us could do nothing but wonder. "Has she eone to be married we gasped. And Jjill and Harry began to cry. I'll tell said Ned, in mercy. "He said there'd never been''% day since he left her that he had not longed for what he threw away." "Oh, how wicked "She told him so, very quietly and tell you Aunt Helen can DO to be silent on that said she. 'And ever.' said she. 'It is. said 'ie. And then ho went over, one by one, a dozen different days and scenes when they were young; and if a fellow Pelt mean, I was the one "I should think you we cried, with one accord. look returned Ned. "If you want to hear the rest, you keep that sort of remark to yourself It was too ate for me to show myself, anyway. And-I'll be blamed if I'll say.another word if you dnn't every one acknowl- edge you'd have done just as 1 did." "Oh, Ned, do tell the whole That's good she just began to never saw Aunt Helen cry then as if he would go distracted and he begged her not to ery, and she cried the more; and he becgcd her n marry him out of know ust how to do it now only it doesn't seem to be a very successful she shook her head and he implored ler. by their old Jove, he said, nnd bhc wiped her eyes, and him, and cave a hateful sort'.of a laugh Our old said she. said ie, 'if you will not for for vour own for the that old love, mnrry me for the sake of the motherless who r-eecRyou than hildren ever needed ji mother yet, inid wh'cM-whb driving; me And4 he'rr'Aunt JJelev good, sweet, ringing peal; and tho long and the' short fof lit ,Js th.ntjsho ,has driven up toTKe Thornton IfSuse 'to-day o look at the cubs she hinKs about them H'aynb'e she'll bring try work, you know." t I declare the final chorus. ,1 An-driwe satin silence ngood anjesour. tiad' na returned, and Mr Thornton had come in with her and sat down upon thp pi- azza-.step, at her feet, bat not at all with un air of an accepted more like a tenant of Mohammed's coffin, we thought And, as I began to tell were all sitting and swing- ing there when Aunt Helen exclaimed about its being u scene of domestic com- fort. As she sat down, the big black- Cochin hen came to meet her. and Aunt Helen threw her a bit of water cracker, n supply of which she always carried wi-h her nowadays. "Why, wherc'fl your husband said she to the hen. "There he said Ned. "He's been up there alone in that corner or the grass the whole day, calling and cluck- ing and inviting company: but the rest havn't paid the least attention to him, and are picking and tcratching down among the currants "Oh, but he's been down there twise. cried Harry, "and tried to whip the little bantam, but it was a drawn battle." "Well he ought to have a little vaca- tion, and scratch for himself a said Aunt Helrh. "lie has picked and scratched for his hen and .her family in the most faithful way all summer." "And so's the said Ned. "The the best; he's taken as nmnh care of the chickens as the hen has, any way and he never went to roost all of the time his hen was selling, Mr. Thornton, but sat right down in tho straw beside her every "A model said Aunt Hiiien. "They are almost, human." said Mr. Thornton. And so we sat talking till the tea bell rang, for Mr Thornton was going to stay to f.ea, he boldly told us and we saw that he meant to get all the youngpooplo on his side by the way he began to talk to" Ned about trout and pickerel, and about deep sea fishing but when he got, to eel f rips, Ned's was purple, and he blessed that tea bell, I fancy. However, Mr. Thornton might have found that it wasn't so eusy to range the young people on his side if he had made a long-cot.tinued effort. We enjoyed a romance under our eyes, bui we had no sort of notion of his taking our Aunt Helen away. We were just coming out from fca, and were patronizing the sunsRtn little, which was uncommonly fine, and I thought I had never seen Aunt Helen looking like such a beauty, with that ricli light overlaying her like a rosv bloom, when John name hastening up "I just want you all to step inside the barn door with uic, if you please ma'am." said he. And we went after him to be greeted by the sweet smell of the new-mown hay. and to be gilded by the one great broad sunbeam swiuiming full of a glory of motes from door to door. you see fiaid John. It was a flock of the liens and chickens on their customary roosts. "And non do you see he said and he turned about and showed us, on the top rail of the pony's manger, the big black Cochin also gune '.o roost, but separate- his wile bes'de him No. but little Mrs Bnntam "That's who lie has been clucking and calling to this whole afternoon, the wretch cried Nv'l. "And now look here." said John and we followed him into the harnass- rooui. where, the chickens had chanced to be hatched, and there, in the straw, on the. floor, sat the disconsolate liltle bantam rooster, all alone, with his wings spread and his feathcis puffed out. brooding bis four little chickens under his four little chickens de- serted by their mother. "I declare! I cried Aunt we came out into the great moty sunbcahv again ''the times are so depraved that it, has reaily reached the barn-yard. The poor little banty aod his brood Why, its as bad as the forsaken merman." "Only not so said we. "Helen." said Mr. Thornton, "it is exactly my condition. Are you going to have pity for that bird, and none for me Are you going to leave me to my And ;n a moment, right before us all, as she stood in that great red sunbeam, Mr. Thornton put his anno round Aunt Helen, who, growing rosier and rosier, either from the sunbeam or something else, could do nothing at last but hide her face.- said he you are certainly coming home with And Aunt Helen did not say no. A romantic reason is given for the re- cent fidelity of the Sioux chief. Spotted Tail to Government, although he has no cause to love, the white men. He had a daughter who fell in love with a young officer at Fort Laramie, but she was deserted by him and eventually died of a broken heart. Her influence over her father was so overmastering hat ho vowed on her death bed that ic would make peace with the whites, since it wish, and would never Tgain take, up arms against them. When he trbiify was miido'lie asked to have he coffin containing her remain's jrough linto the, council in order that ler spirit might witness th-3 fulfillment of the vow. For many years the old hief yearned to have grave near his wigwam and his wishes 'tvcregraf- fied last July, w'hen her remains were, the cemetery near Spotted fail Agency. When Gen Crook veaded off a new war by surrounding nd> disarming n large firce of Indiaps icar Rod Cloud Agency dji' Oct 26. [877, heMdep'osed Red Cloijtl ancf Spotted chief .of the Soiiix. ,Gen- jrook, in his officinl report to Sheridan, spoke of Spotted Tail as the only leader i who had the nerve fo be a No tnin can-tell how soon he will bo bereft of friends, or how quickly the imilcs beam Will bo ,tirned to Bub it is pafe fb, bet. everjr' .pan' (borrow f "w'jtli'.one side tho point broke off frorn'a-lMh'e-'binder, iti will- hang by doWn close's his eyes, and the undertaker creeps sn' to assiit in eliangitig his shirt. Oftuglit at Last .Foreign papers received at New York Friday last bring a circumstantial nar- rative by; a resident of Objm, Scotland, from which it appears the sea serpent has been actually captured at that place. The resident writes "A most extraordinary event has occurred here stranding and capture of the veritable sea serpent. in front of the Caledonian Hotel, Oban. About four o'clock ycs'.erday an animal or fish o gigantic size was seen sporting in fix bay hear Heather Island. It was o the serpent species, carrying it.f hca< fully twenty-five feet above the watei A number of boats were soon launche and proceeded to the -bay, the crew armcil with such Weapons as could b got easy. They headed the nionstci and some of the bouts were within BI yards of it, when it suddenly spran; half u lonjrth out of the water and mad for the open sea. A random fire froir several volunteers seemed to hove no el feet on it. The boats ranged across th entrance of the bay. and by screaks an shouts turned the monster's course, ant it headed direcily fur the breast wall o the Great Western Hotel. One boa had a most narrow escape, the anima actually rubbing against it, A li'tl past six the monster took the ground on the beach in front of the Caledonian Hotel in George street and his propor tions were now fully visible. In hi frantic exertions with his tail swcepin; the beach no one dared approach. Th stones were flying directions, one seriously injuring a man called Bald- Barrows, and another brr-aking the win dow nf the Commercial Bank. A par ty of volunteers under Lieut. Davic Menzics now assembled and fired vallei after volley into the neck, according t the directions of Dr. Campbell, whodii j not wish for scientific reasons that, th configuration of ihe head should h vant of sympathy nnd encouragement As an example of the physical mis- cry which "is wrought by want of thought as "well ns want of we may allude to the "Can't you be which puts young children to the nec- essary torture of sitting still like big people." Why do not parents reflect that it is almost T physical impossibility for any young animal to remain quiet for more than a few moments Then, as regards food some arc too prone to put in practice ascetic theories in'tho rearing of their offspring, which they shrink- from as far as their own personal conduct is concerned. And yet. why should not appetite be a qood "uide fur childhood as it is for animals'; as it is for as it is far every adult who obeys nature's laws? TRAVELERS in Europe describe two different ways of shoeing horses in Tut'-" key and Russia, which inny seem very awK-rfard compared with tho simple mcttibd of AWr'ioaii smiths' In Tur- Serviu fhe horse's head is held by one wan, and another holds tho left on his arms, while a third operates on I'ri Riissin the Lorse is placed' in a square cage irwdo of rough- -plunks of wood, andt is strapped round the.-, holly with wide Joalhern straps to crose-bar's of the framework; his head is th.e'foQt ,'is. fixed to a stake in the ground and by an the smith places the shoe on A Dutchman "describes New Yorlccrs us' fine who "jio'abant dor'streets shoaling each oder, and dey j call' Jat bizznicss" i That He" ''Vas-a terrible horse; both in health and disposition.- I Had taken.him fur a tjint was nionex.-jn-htjn of course there vyas for uiy him.. It was in J., and the won on the grnund nnd t, thought I hitch him, to, Vrjijeh I borro'wetl' for the occasion. I into ihc barn, took dnwn the hend jjcar and stole1, up alongside of him. Utf.went .his head, beyond rt.n.d I, climbed upon, the feed box to react him -better In. just fouttecn seioiids T'climbed dowrt. agjin'. minus the'seat of new pant- aloons. Kite? Yes. indeed. The end was not yet, however, for no sooner did. I attempt to leave the stall than jammed me between the box stall and his own frame. I managed to open my, penknife and gently inserted the into the critter's side Tins made him, kick and plunsie enough to tear the barn. dint of hard pulling and violent jerks he broke adrift and out of the I didn't out I climbed up into the hay loft: jumped from the. window, in solitary possession. That alternooty t sent a boy to biich up. I never, law that again nnd as a dernier resort I told a colored fish .peddler to go up and bring him down to the J( took the nigger two hours to hitch up, and I had lo pay fur the repair of liia; watch two dollars: services one total three dollars. Well, I started off, feeling anything but confident of result, but I saw the late owner peering through the-window of the Post Office, and no doubt laughing at my expense that s-cttled it. I would drive that horse anyhow. _. He took his own time. I coaxed and Yes, I admit it actually swore, but all to no We were right in the heart of the town my friends chaffed, one or two individ- uals sneered, and I was just getting utterly demoralized and disgusted. Mjr. wife came down the street, took one look at me, another at thu horse, took in the situation, and vanished in nearest drug store It took just -ten. minutes to go Four blocks, and I meditating whether to turn his homewards, hire a boy to drive loave horse and sleigh to their when he suddenly laid down, rolleu over twice and ihen groaned dismally; Of course the constable was ainongft the crowd, and I was told polilly fo COIM sider myself under arrest. The horse, was carried back to the stable; (jibe, sleigh to tho builder's, and the Jizrjiijeeg; to the caddler'f. Justice fined ine five dollars, and my wife laughed at me. Next day I offered that horgu fof sale for fen, five, two dollars no buyr ens. I sent for the nigger and told him would make hitn a present of the horse if he took him im-. mediately. Nigger shook his head; didn't want him had quite enough of, that horse. There was, however, a ri-. val of his to whom he advised ine to- oftl-r the beast. I did so. Rival apreed to take him provided I threw in a head Mall and. a dollar note, which I gladly did. When I came to reckon up dam-. agis I found the following bill correct: Original cost of 1 pair of To nipger anil walchmnkcr............- 3 OU. Repairs S 00; Cartage of horse to sfalilc 3 OO- Puidfine...................................... 500, Nigger's rival for hendstall.............. 1 fov accepting horse...... 1 00 AC., I 05 Miscellaneous drinks to get rid of bores" nnd New boneet for my wife upon, promise notlo tell my mother-in- law ..........................................1000 00 Parson Broirnlorr's Account of Hint'' self. In an autobiographical sketch written in 1SC2, the late Senator said I have been u laboring man all uiy life long, and have acted upon the' scriptural maxim of eating riiy ;broad in the sweat nf my brow. southern man in feeling and I do not think it degrading to labor, aa do most Southern disunionists. Wheth- er East 01 West, North or South, I recognize the dignity of labor, and look forward to a day. not very far when educated, l-.bor will be the salva- tion oft hii> vast country I I am known throughout the length and breadth of the land as the Fighting while I may say. without charge of egotism, that no man is more" aeaceablc, as iny neighbors will Always poor, and always oppressed with security debts, few men in my section and of my limited means have given., away more in the course of each yenr) o charitable objects, 1 have1' nct'cf: seen arraigned in the church for im- morality. I never played a catd.- I never was profane swearer. .1 nefeif drank a dram of liquor, until within a ew years, when it was taken as a medi- cine. I never had. a cigar or a chew of obacco in my mouth. I never was in attendance at a theatre. I neTer at- endcd a horse-race, nnd never ipssed their running, save on the fair grounds of my own county. I never :ourted but one woman, nnd her I narried. I am about sis feet high, and lave weighed ns high as -175 clave had as fine a constitution' as man may desire. I have very few prey lairs in my head, and although rather lard favored than otherwise, I will ptss or a man of 40 yearn. I have had strong a voice as any man in East nessco, where I have resided for the' ast 30 years, and have seven children. Two bodies, tightly fastened to-- cether with a strong cord, were taken roni the Seine at Atinen tftipG. go. A young" man whose father wan ich had been injudicious as to full in ove with _ft' work pirl, preWy, simple, nd A letter found in thi ioebc'f of the young man's coat told he tragic story in :i single Our parents would not allow us narry, and we resolved to perish to- gether in order that we might W eparatcd'iu THE enterprising chromo manufac- ur'er has an eye to business. His laics't odjrc is to touch u'p (IioAi beautiful >iet'urcs of last year callcrf A 'Winter icene in piiVtn'e'ui own in thoi'r frames, and then to mil' Vieti fo libraificB .tnd'oiKcr public in-" titutjons "The Fee'nc Schlic- in' A v tnann'n Eicavations in roui photographs iNEWSPA'FERr
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