Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, May 25, 1898

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

May 25, 1898

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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - May 25, 1898, Albert Lea, Minnesota PEOPLE PREFER Advertisers. The STANDARD Mas Them. ADVERTISERS WANT A The STANDARD Has It. VOL. XLT.-XO.31. Kstabiistied 1857. ALBEKTLEA MINN., WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 1898 We'll Lick The Spaniards If it Takes The Last Cent we've Got. We'll Sell Clothing if It Takes The Last Shirt Strauss has On his Back. BOUND TO BE "IN IT" EITHER WAY. ue Serge Suits! (ALL THE RAGE.) WE HAVE GOT 'EM IN TWO WAYS, SINGLE A1SD DOUBLE BREASTED. THE BEST MAKE, THE BEST FIT, THE BEST QUALITY, THE BEST PRICE, WHICH MEANS THE Lowest Price! HATS GALORE In Felt and Stiff. Straw Hats Till You Can't Rest. Crash for 25 Cents. Our Front has been changed, but not Our Way; It's the same Popular Way yet, Courtesy to All, The Best Goods for the Least Money, or Your Money Back. TOURS ALWAYS, The True Plan of Relief....... in Cuba OUR PLAN OF.... 9 RELIEF From Me Discomforts ihai Tender Feet Siif- fcr during the warm fa weather is to furnish the people with U< Light, Strong ?i And Comfortable ft Footwear. of WorK is Uncle Sam Will Bring With Him...... Have a Superb Stock ty of Ladies', Gents' and fc Children's Shoes, Tan or Black, Kid, Calf, H Bnf, Oil Grain or Split, at Attractive TkennovtliSlioeStorei T. P. JEWSErt. Repairing BUSINESS CARDS. T AWYER.-OFFICE OVER THE FIRST J-J National Bank, Albert Lea, Minnesota. 2i A. U. MAVLAND. f AWYEB. OFFICE IN HEWI1T BUILD- J-J lup, Cor. Broadway William Sts., Albert Lea. Minn. HENRY A. MORGAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. COUNTY ATTOR- nev. Office lu Gulbrandsou Block. Broad- way, Al bert Lea, Minn. W. E. TODO. HENRV CARLSON TODD CARLSON. T ERS-ODIces In Opera House Block J-rf Albert Lea, Minn. R. S. FARNSWORTH. ATTORNEY AT LAW. PRACTICES IN ALL the courts, Careful attention giveu lo com- mercial and other collections. Office ID Wedee ft Barlow Co., Block. Booms l and 2. Albeit Lea, Minn. J. M. TODO, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND SUSGEON. IT la rear of Brlgfcs'Drug Store; bospltiJoD Fountain street, Albert Lea. DR. E. S. BLAIR. OPTICIAN-OFFICE FORM residence J W. Smith Foun- tain street, Albert Lea, Minn'. 5m6 .iHn CAUL M. 8IMONSON. DENTIST. GRADUATE C CINNATI Dental CollB8B front rooms, second floor, ?I2riiSarlow? aruB 8tore- Minnesota. H. A. PAINE, ARCHITECT AND BUILDER. -CX drawn and contracts taken for all clMM Jt wort la cltj and country. Albert Le? W. C. MERRILL. OTWOJIN new After some Gun Repairer, Bicycle Repairer, or Sew- ing Machine Repairer, has spoiled them. In other words, it is a positive fact, that if there were not so many poor repairers I would have to saw wood for a living. AN AUTHORITY ON CORN. Agricultural Student Gives Pointers to Grizzled Farmers. To the Chicago Kecord from SDrlagfleld.IIls: Charles F, Mills, secretary and su- perintendent ot the Illinois Farmers' institute, is printing for distribution a remarkable paper recently prepared by A. D. bhamel, who will be graduated from the college of agriculture at the university of Illinois this year. Shamel 19 22 years old and in appearance is a mere boy, yet he has succeeded in in- teresting tanners of in scien- tific agriculture to a greater degree than lus any one in or out of the big state institution. ot' the which Col. Mills intends to distribute over the state is "Kinds of Cultivation of In- dian Com." Shamel gives the details of experiments which he himseU on the college farm last summer. He planted tour rows across a big field and these four rows were divided into nine- teen plats. During the summer he had corn growing oa each plat under a different method of cultivation. Some of the plats were cultivated deep- others shallow. Some of the hills were allowed to stand on ridges; others with the ground leveled about the roots. Some of the plats were mulched during the whole season. Koots here and there were pruned in different plats at different depths The moist- ure in each plat was tested once a week during the season, so that Shamel conw tell to a nicety under what de- jree of moisture at different depths the corn of each plant was produced At tbe start Sbamel went into the college blacksmith shop and fashioned after his own ideas a kit ot tools with which he proposed to carry on the work. He made a huge auger with :i stem four feet long. With this he bored into the ground and abstracted a Quantity of soil which he put into a jar. He bored to three eighteen and twenty-seven inches. The jdrs containing the soil of each depth was labeled and weighed, after which they were placed in a drying oven and subjected for twenty-four hours to a heat of 212 degrees. After that the jars were again weighed. The loss in weight showed the moisture of each depth plat. He used a cultivator of his own in- vention which he provided with an ap- paratus to secure a uniform depth of cultivation. He also invented a mark- ing machine by which he was enabled to get at the exact growth of a stalk of corn in a given time. Recently in the presence of a com- pany of farmers, some of whom had been raising corn for a half-century, Shamel told of the results of his sum- mer's work. He had with him his new cultivator, his long-stemmed auger, a cartload of jars containing parched Illinois soil, bis measuring machine and more than fifty charts on which he had illustrated the growth of stalks in the different plats. The results on each plat were given in figures. The manners of the young man at- tracted the graybeards at the start. There was not the least attempt on the part of the speaker to set up his opin- ion against that of men old enough to be his grandfather. He studiously sought to provoke criticism and discus- sion. He got both. He answered ques- tions as fast as they were asked, now and then accepting a suggestion from some one of his audience. In clear, concise terms he summed up the work Sl.SOA: TEAK. Weekly. Clofhin Bought by the MODEL CLOTHING CO., the Entire Fine Stock of the BIG BOSTON CLOTHING STORE, 33 PERCENT ON DOLLAR OF VALUE. 2OOO MEX'S SUITS form the Big Boston and the Mo d I el Clothing Manufacturing Co., all the very latest Spring Styles, at. IOOFIXE AI1 Wool, Suits, Dark and Light Colors, Sa< Frock, and n the next to nothing price of 2OO Ver3" [ine Dress or Frock Suits, made from fine materials, by the Model Man'fg Co., retailed at and your choice at 15 OO Materials, Tailor made Suits, genuine Clay Worsted, Enn-- hsh Serge, Cheviots, Tweeds, Cas- mers, single or double breasted, sack or frock, made by the Model to retail at and 820, go at. I OOO Silk and Satin Lining Custom made Finest Quality Dress Suits, equal to those produced b} the best tailors in the U. S. fo'r and your choice for. CHILDRENS' SUITS. Ages 3 to 16. 100 Extra Quality Cheviots, best Xobby up-to-date Styles, Worth at.............. .69C 300 All Wool Black and Fancy, made by the Model to sell at 83 and Choice at 500 Very Finest Grade Dress and Nobby Suits, for boys, made by the Model, America's Pioneer Produc- ers of fine clothing, to sell at and at MEN'S SUITS, Good, All Wool, worth from and .fS.oo, take choice for........... IOO Fine All Wool Tailor Made Suits, worth and C MEN'S FURNIS 10 cent Handkerchiefs at 50 cent Linen Collars 50 cent Shirts at TO cent Socks at 50 cent Neckties at 4 Cts. 5 Cts. 19 Cts. 4 Cts. 24 Cts. now going at 4 88 3OO Extra Fine Clay Worsted Serges, Cheviots and Tweeds, Trjcots and Cassimers, made by the Model to sell at at____ HATS AND CAPS. 25 dozen Dark and Light Color One dollar Hats at 24 Cts. 20 dozen and Hats at 69 Cts. 50 dozen Soft and Stiff Hats at zoo regular and Hats at 1.69 BY Special Arrangement the Model Clothing Manufacturers, the Pioneer Producers of the U. S. of fine Ready to Wear Clothing will remain in Albert Lea for the month of May and sell the entire stock of the Big Boston, consolidated with worth of their own fine spring productions at the greatest sacrifice ever known to the people of this state. The Model Clothing Co., of Utica, New York, has a national reputation for good goods, but to a dissolution of the above concern, its members have concluded to sell the stock at once and wind up the affairs of the said Model Clothing Company. A. F. FELGETE, GEN. MAN'GRFOR THE MODEL CLOTHING MANUFACTURING COMPANY. of the summer: "JJy a careful study of the foregoing tacts we can say that they would seern to indicate: 1. Deep cultivation tends to con- serve moisture; but it acts as a root primer which is very injurious to the plant, especially at the last of the sea- son; and this injury varies directly as the deptli of cultivation. Deep culti- vation is the best method of lidding the soil of weeds. 2. Shallow cultivation is not so useful as deep culture for the conser- vation of soil moisture, but it tends to preserve a pertect root system. That mulching conserves moisture and leaves a pertect root system; ridge culture is not beneficial and leaves the ground iu bad condition tor the follow- ing crops: 4. A combination of the deep and shallow cultivations is in the early part of the season to remove weeds and to conserve moisture, and shallow at the time of the last cultiva- tion in order to leave a good root svs- tem. THE GIANT OF ENTERTAINMENT Homeseekers' Excursions. The C. M. St. P. Ky., have again placed on sale homeseekers' excursion tickets to points nonii, south and west at rate of one tare plus for round trip. Tickets on sale every other week. For full particulars apply to E. 11. Haisley, agent, Albert Lea. You Ought to See Our "alarm burglar-proof" trunk. It's a surprise and will -baffle any burg- lar. 16 H. STRATJSS. Is What the Enormous Sells Brothers' Aggregation Proves Itself to Be. "When, as they the newspapers of over a hundred cities, from Kew York to Sari Francisco inclusive, unite 111 ranking the Great Adam Forepaugh and bells Brothers' consolidated shows which are booked for Albert Lea, Sat- urday, June 11, as tar and away the biggest, most complete and perfect en- terprise of its kind, there is no honest- ly denying the fact, and envious at- tempts to do so are utterly unworthy of the slightest consideration. It is an equal raecor ia the tripartite agreement between .1. A. Bailey, W. F. Codv (Buffalo and the Sells Brothers, to divert tlie means heretofore wasted in unprofitable opposition into chan- nels which will give their "patrons much more for ttw same price of ad- mission, and not overtax the patronage of any section. It is emphatically asserted that this new and grand aggregation presents a liner parade than was ever before given. That it owns more elephants rare wild beasts, noble horses and per- tormiiig animals; uses bigger tents more cars, hires more talent, presents more signal acts, spends more money and entertains more people. That it, has the greatest performers in every branch; splendor of pageantry, cos- tumes and paraphernalia without paral- lel; the most elegant, thrilling and de- corous of performances; the linest hip- podrome; the greatest three big performing herds of them; J rarest living wonders, uowhere else to be seen. With all this and a credit and standing unsurpassed, the JSTew York Herald is amply justified in pronounc- ing it "one of the most powerful in the world." Not so Deadly After All. Tress Dispatch: There is much talk abroad nowadays about the terrors of "the rainy season" in Cuba. Its dangers are vastly over- rated. Captain Barker has been in Cuba four years, and he says he has never seen but one "rainy season" m all that tune, and it was no more to be feared than a tropical climate usually is at any time. General Lee corrob- orates this, aud declares that ten miles away from the badly-kept sea- coast towns, Cuba is as healthy as any country south ofrthe Potomac or Ohio. If men will eat sparingly of tropical Iruits, keep out of the dew as far as possible, let spirits alone and live de- cently, neither the rainy or any other season in Cuba need have terrors for them. This same bete noir was abroad during the late war, and when General Butler took. green Yankees from the England mountains to New Orleans in April and May, 1802 it was said they would die like Hies. But they did not die at all. The death rate was less in that department than any- where in the south. So it will be, it is said, with regard to Cuba. Man has always been able to live and thrive where any other man can live. Wise Way to Identify Our Soldiers. St. Louis Globe-Democrat: Each of our soldiers will carry an al- uminum tag by which he can be indi- -vidually identified. It is a practical idea and would have been of great service in the civil war. Carpets! Carpets! Save your money and buy from us. Thus getting a selection from the largest Carpet Department in South- ern Minnesota. Which means a net saving to you of 10 to 25 per cent on same quality goods, THE LATEST Lace Curtain, Portieres and Draperies. IVew Idea Fashions. All Patterns 10 Cents Each. We guarantee these patterns PERFECT IN FIT, when cut according to directions. We give a fashion sheet with every pattern. OUR OPTICAL DEPARTMENT IS NO SIDE LINT.. It is one of the principal branches of our business, and one that receives our attention. We have lately added a s An instrument that has proven to be one of the best things ever invented for detecting ALL ERRORS OF VISION. With this instrument- the optician is enabled to discover the slightest defect and prescribe glasses accordingly. -A.stigma.tism, That most troublesome of all errors of, eyesight. The frequent cause of severe headaches is quickly and correctly estimated with this wonderful instrument. If you have any defect of vision whatever, or if you are suffering from head- aches, come in and let us examine your eyes. We make no charge for testing your eyes, and if you do not need glasses we will tell you so. Our stock of Optical Goods 1 always the largest and the best. TriEO. E. Leading- For Those Who Wait. Farewell, brave boys In blue! Oodspeed on vour victorious way! While your loved oaea shall pray (lod guide and guard you day. Our bonole boys lu blue! Oh, gallant boyg in blue! We've paid tarewell with smile and tear; A lid you shall never know the tear Tliat Hows through all your absence drear. Ob, soldier laddies true! Oh, patriot boys In blue! Where e'ver you go by laud or sea. Beneath that banner ol the There floats the flap of victory! Oil, dauntless buys It) blue! Beloved boys In blue! We know thai some nuy ne'er return But yet our loval hearts proudly burn To see those laces set aud stern With purpose firm and true. Columbia's boys In blue! Her banner waves above your head And by Its bars of white atia red She swears toe llvlnit. shrouds the dead- Columbia's freemen true! Good-bye, brave boys In blue! mat word so sadly sweet -Means "God be with you till we Till home again we proudly greet Our brave, bronzed bovs lu blue! Orlcans rimes- Excursions and I- i' these dates good 21 days, will be sold at rate of one fare pine oo to all points on this line In Iowa, Minnesota and bpuih Dakota, north ol and including Shell Rook and Abbott Crossing, and to Waverly. Tickets at this rate will also be sold by all atreiits of the company to large numbers ol cities and towns in southern, western and northern states. For full particulars call on spent It o. By." or "ddress, J. Morton, W. P. T. A., Cedar Itaplds. la. For Sale or Rent Or exchange for city property, a nice little farm, with buildings and entirely fenced. 6tf M. M. JONES. Peoples Party County Convention. Notice is hereby given that a mass convention of tbe peoples partv of Freeborn county, Minn., will be "held at the court bouse in Albert Lea Minn Tuesday, June 7, 1898, at I o clock p. m., for the purpose of elect- ing delegates state convention m Minneapolis, which is to nominate a state ticket. All who support the peoples party national platform and who will vote for its nominees at the coming election will be entitled to seats in the county convention. The peoples party of each town, village and ward of the county is requested to attend to it that they are fully represented. Dated May H. C. KELSON. Chairman Peoples Party Conntv Com CHAS. A. BADKE, Sec. Anheuser-Busch beer, the best in the world, at Adam Wiegsnd's. 20 Albert Lea COLLEGE, For Women Offers a full and Compline Course of Study- leading to Krad. nation with de- gree of B. A. Schools of Music and Art. Grade Fajl term will bMtln S Sept, Htb Albert Lea. ifiun. SPAPFRf SPAPFRf ;