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Albert Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - May 3, 1927, Albert Lea, Minnesota
Tuesday May a 1927 the evening Tribune Albert Lea Minn. W Page three a i am glad to see that a special election is to take place in Albert Lea to give the citizens an Opportunity to vote on whether they want o have the City run on a business basis or whether they will vote to have it continue under the present plan with no one response for the transactions made and the Money spent a mowed Tommy this morning. A a i surely am going to the polls and vote for the Council manager form of government for i think it is what our City should have had Vears Aud years ago. This new Man is As near like the Man a Cement of a big business As anything could be. How Long would the american Gas a Chin co. Last if it were operated As Many cities Are at the present time. It would go bump in a very Short time for its re sources would soon not be Suffle Dent to care for the expense Lbert Lea would go broke too were it not that the assessor can fix the rate of taxation to offset the expense. Does t mat ter under our present form of management How extravagant each department is the assessor just levies the taxes and you and i and Hie rest of the tax payers have to pay. Ender the Council manager form of government the responsibility of the operation of the City is placed on one Man under Bonds who must answer for every Penny that is spent. This manager is to be a Man fitted for the Job one with business ability of he Isnit the Council ran discharge him and hire another one. I heard one Fel lowly today that he was told by a fellow who is against any a Bange that the manager is Given too much authority and he will have to be paid probably $5,000, great snakes and Little fishes a manager at that figure an save his salary in just stopping up Small leaks which do no one Good. Goodbye. A Mother s Day greeting cards at Behrend s drug store. 103 3r to Mason City or. And mrs. Andrew Olson and family of Frank Hall drive drove to Mason City on sunday and spent the Day. Confined at Home George e. Nelson office manager of the Albert Lea foundry is confined at his Home on account of illness. Today he is reported to be better however. Broke Glare when the Strong wind blew up last evening before 6 of clock it did considerable dam age about town by blowing Down limbs from Trees and scattering rubbish about in general besides breaking a Large plate Glass win Dow in the d. B. S. Building in the k. Of c. Club rooms. Into apartment or. And mrs. Milton Phelps have moved into the Blacklin apartment on East Clark Street which is located Over the second hand store. Up to this time they have been making their Home with mrs. Phelps parents. Or. And mrs. We. Hoerger on water Street. For the Day miss Nora Fos sum of Manchester came Down to Albert Lea yesterday Aud spent the Day attending to business mat ters Aud visiting with her Sisters. I Over weekend or. And mrs Cleon Gulbrandson of Minneapolis motored Down and spent the week end with relatives Here and at Hayward. The weather unsettled with rain East and Noth portions tonight and Northeast portion wednesday somewhat colder West and South portions tonight. Yesterday 79 last night 42 this noon 47. Funeral wednesday the Funer a1 of or. A. L. Mcculloch will be held tomorrow afternoon wednes Day at 2 30 o clock at the family Home in Shoreland Heights. Inter ment will be made in Graceland cemetery in the family lot by the Side of the Mother of the deceased. The body will be taken to the Home Early tomorrow morning where friends can Call after to o clock. Anniversary yesterday May 2, was the wedding anniversary of or. Ami mrs. L. Squier i Livau Kee Avenue this City. In order to i celebrate the event in a fitting 1 manner two Auto loads of relatives 1 and friends from Austin came Over j last evening. They brought huge 1 baskets of Good things to eat and at 8 o clock a banquet was enjoyed. In the Bunch coming from Austin were or. And mrs. Rosenthal and family together with aunts uncles and nieces. Ford stolen last evening Between the hours of 7 30 and 9 00 the Ford Sedan belonging to the Albert i a publishing company was stolen from its parking place in front of the Tribune office. The machine was a 1925 Model. The License no. 136382 and the Nio toi after sunday mrs. R b. Porter number 11374292. Sheriff Otteson of Bridge Street returned Home be was notified immediately after the a Day morning from Minneapolis. Theft was discovered and he got in weekend 1 touch with nearby towns and cities. The car had not been located at the time of going to press. Tuberculosis in session the county Board of commissioners met this morning at the court House for one of their regular meetings. From Alden Al Parks of Alden spent yesterday visiting at the Home of his son Guy Parks and family on fourth Street. A full oversize 34 Cord tire for $6 98. Did you Ever hear of such values this tire carries our definite mileage guarantee. Gamble Auto Supply co. 104 or from Fairmont miss Nellis Santee of Fairmont came to Albert Lea today to spend the Day and was the luncheon guest of Rev. And mrs. E. C. Horn at the methodist parsonage on West College Street. From Maryland Walter Martin of the Helle apartments has returned Home from Salisbury Maryland where he has been on an extended business trip for some time. He will visit with his family for a Short time before leaving again. Thursday evening Albert Lea people Are invited to attend the Community club meeting at Alden on thursday evening. At this time the Junior class of the Freeborn High school will present Quot Are you a Mason a Bernard Beatty will also give a Chalk talk. New location the Economy shop will have its new Home on South Broadway just South of the ii. C. Hanson Marble works ready for occupancy by next saturday. The pumps for the filling station Are being installed and the new building is fast getting its finishing touch. Or. Harder the proprietor says by next sunday everything will be Moed from the old location on East Clark Street to the new place. Another big class another big class will be adopted into the modern Woodmen of America tomorrow night. The Alden team will do the work which is a sure guarantee that the chips will Fly fast and in All directions. Visitors Are expected from the various Camps of the county also District Deputy Berg and others from Man Kato and Bricelyn. Member living or visiting in the City but not connected with this Camp Are especially invited. Lunch will be served after the work is finished. W Here she had enjoyed a wit with relatives and friends june sixth or. Milo b. Price ident of Pillsbury Academy at two clinic two Enka a clinics Are to be held in the lest a inn name in address to room of the courthouse monday any Pilot Madonna hive the commencement address to room of the courthouse the graduating class of the Alden and tuesday May 9 audio. I be Brauna line Lerv no 8ugpieious symptoms High school on june 6 resumes work miss Lillian Nelson who is just recovering from any one who has an arrested Case Lor any one who has been in Contact. A. J of a tuberculosis patient is invited i operation for appendicitis at toe we for an examination. The appointments Are being filled Lap idly and any one wishing to com Quot local Hospital has improved sufficiently to resume her work at i Blake s Cigar store in the Albert leu state Bank building. A from Aberdeen mrs. Fred Hirsth arrived today from Aber Del a s. Do a and will make her Home Here with or. Hirsch who has been Here for several months. They Are former residents of this City. For the time being they will i make their Home with or. And mrs. Will Jensen on water Street. A for class work miss Lois red of the University Extension department came Down last evening and w ill give her final class work in what is called the advanced clothing project for the women of the county. Today she motored to Myrtle tomorrow she goes to free born and thursday she will meet ithe Albert Lea class she will i it turn for the achievement Day program which will be held later should write the office of the county nurse immediately regarding the time preferred. Those coming with out an appointment run the Ilsk of being seen. Make yours now. Fred want a Nice Puppy a mrs Edwards has a Dandy scotch Collie at her Home 308 West College Street. She does no to know who is the owner of the dog. She thinks he s too Nice a dog to let the dog Catcher have. Last sunday the dog wandered out of the City and stopped at a farm Home. Or. And mis. Edwards happened by the farm Home and the Farmer asked them to take him Back to the City. They did so and have been caring for him since of you Are interested Call mrs. Edwards at 85� j. If it of get the Little fellow be sure you see Charlie Dudley about a License. The License will insure his Hie. Drops 5 to 10 cents the Price of butter monday was from 5 to to cents lower than it was two weeks ago according to quotations furnished by the St. Paul Board of Trade. The Price of butterfat shows the greatest decline Selling monday at 45 cents a decline of cents since april 18. Creamery fresh extra butter is quoted at 42 cents and packing Stock butter is Selling at 26 cents As prices paid wholesalers to producers and not retail prices. The retail prices Are 5 to to cents More. St. Paul dispatch. To observe Quot children Day Quot a a. L. Gaarder supt of schools announced today that he had received a communication from the childhood league new York City urging the local schools to participate in the nationwide Observance of children s Day which Falls this year on saturday june 18. In Many cities throughout the country according to miss Marjorie Candee. Secretary of the league appropriate exercises will be held in the schools Friday afternoon june 17, and group recreation activities in the playgrounds on the following Day saturday. Rummage Sale Halvorson s store j e. Clark St. Next Fri. . Aux. 103-41 to Litchfield James Watkins j Oak Street went to in Tichfield Minn. J on saturday to visit with his parents returning on tuesday. For the week mrs. Benjamin Ploug and two sons of fourth Street Are spending the week in Ellendale As guests of her parents. To Faribault mrs. C. S. Sabin mrs. Ellen Schulze and daughter. Janet Kathleen motored to Faribault on saturday to visit with mrs. James Greene and family. Returned Home mrs. Thomas Jacobson Oak Street who has been at Luverne min for the past two months looking after business matters returned Home last we Eek. Marriage licenses two marriage licenses were issued Jester Day by the local clerk of court. They went to Rufus Martinez and Nora Jane Wood of Cerro Gordo county la. And to w. In Preston and Frances m. Hambright also of Cerro Gordo county. For funeral or. And mrs. John s. Johnson of Bath were in the City yesterday having come to attend the funeral of the late Anton Hans a which was held at their Home on West Johnson Street and Central lutheran Church. Burial was made at the North Church. Indians this morning five Auto loads of indians arrived in Albert Lea from the South Over the Jef Ferson Highway. They were bound for the Rosebud reservation in South Dakota their former Home. A few months ago they were persuaded to seek their fortunes in the state of Florida. Quot no Good country is Florida Quot said one Buck Indian to a Tribune representative. Quot South Dakota Good enough country for us a he said. To Waterloo a. S. Halvorson has accepted a position with the j a Penney co., and has just re turned from St. Paul where he attended a weeks convention of that organization lie is to be located at Waterloo la., and leaves this week to Lake up his new work. Mrs. Halvorson and son Junior will remain in Albert Lea until school is out in order that Junior can finish his we Ork Here for this year they will reside with mrs. T. T. My key of Grace Street. Froff top j i an exceptional collection especially for this event. Weeks of preparations have resulted in a very Complete assemblage of new Spring clothes for the Little Folk All of which Are offered during baby week in an exceptional selection. Handmade philippine dresses special 89c Dainty Little dresses of soft Batiste in Butterfly style blankly my a ale a rough a a Quot win d to $4.00 cum be i 2. V. White. Blue and it it 00 c.rn.ngts1, to $1.50 c Arriage Kobes. Divests Cotton silk and Wool. In bands. Silk and Wool a a a. Cd binders Merino and silk and Wool. Buc of Kimonos fancy sticking and hand 50c, 75c dresses Nain Sook lace trimmed and hand embroidered. A a a a Quot sweaters and Jacques. $ stockings ribbon gift novelties rubber pants baby books. Creepers. Bootees. Rattles. Baby Book free a r>6 Page Booklet containing in formation of interest to the Young Mother Charta for feeding weights and the Hundred and one things that to the infant. Free for the asking. Infants department second floor / pertain Skinner Chamberlain amp co theatres tonight Broadway i Rivoli banker die w. O. Hanson aged 84, Pioneer resident of Forest City died at his Home on North claim Street in that town Friday april 29, at la of clock a. In. Upon the incorporation of the town of Forest City in 1878, he was appointed by the circuit court one of the commissioners to perfect the organization of the town and at the list election of officers of the incorporation he was elected a Mem Ber of the Council. In 1890 or became cashier of the City Bank from 1898 to 1900 he served As representative in the Iowa legislate since 1900, or. Hanson had been engaged in the Hanking Busk Ness part of the time As cashier of the Forest City National Bank and until 1923, As cashier of the first National Bank. He was a member of the masonic Lodge for 50 years. To Park avenues or. Aud mrs. S e. Severson who have been living in the p. K. Dock Home on Bridge Street moved today into the Home on Park Avenue which they recently purchased from Erick Berglund. Be Berglund Home has been occupied by or. And mrs. L. J. Leroux who have moved into the Home on Yin Hurst Lane in which or. And mrs. W. S. Halvorson have been . Or. Berglund who has been in California will be in Albert Lea about t he first of june to take care of business matters and remove his furniture. Stopped Here or. And mrs. N. A. Peterson of St. Paul stopped in Albert Lea last evening and spent the night As guests of their friends or. And mrs. Andrew l. Nelson of Bridge Street. For the past seven months they have been visiting in California and a number of Southern Points. They made the entire trip by motor. During the past week or More they have been in some of the flooded area. Although they were not in the Roost badly damaged areas they report that the condition is terrible. All roads Are blocked and authorities direct All tourists Over the roads which Are passable. More lowlands in South area under water Morehouse Parish were under water with me Rouge and Oakridge threatened and 1,000 refugees in Bastrop. Arkansas River Waters also have reached into tenses Parish inure dating two Miles of the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks above new Milton. In Richland Parish the water was reported six Teet deep at Bardel with Rayville threatened. Throw up More Dyke some water also was going into East Carroll Parish and latest re ports were that Zaike Providence was threatened. Vidalia Aud per riday were in the line of the main Mississippi flood. Strenuous efforts were being made to throw up temporary Dykes around those towns in order to save them. The flood from the ouachita River began moving slowly into Mon Roe and West Monroe in ouachita Parish and Large forces of men boys and girls were engaged in Topping the levees there in the Hope of protecting the greater por Lions of the two cities whose combined population is about order inquest into crash Between car and g. Of. Passenger Menle avenor rotary meet on own train headed by real German band and wonder boy drummer of Albert Lea Twenty five local rotarian left i by morning for St. Cloud. Meal was enjoyed As the party sail cd Between Minneapolis Aud St. Cloud on the Nonzero Pacific. This evening spec Ial programs will he put on by All of the groups represented by the District. At this time albeit Lea will be Well rep resented. Phillip Clayborn won Der drummer will be featured and Walter Arisen has a Leal speech made up to Tell pm in Dane w hat wonderful butter and Duffy a net Albert Lea is. Between formal sessions of tin a on vent Ion the Albert la a men will sir tit through the streets of St. Loud with their Alite Blue capes Aud colonel a ii Eft la bets hooting and tooting As they Are led by the German band. The party will return thursday noon on the sumo car in which they will have made their Peru a nent quarters duing the cognition. The trip has been personally planned by or. Ii. I. Burns and no lagging minute found Thor Way into the entire scheme. Business locals and announcements Preb Aid postponed until i Bur 104 la while House cleaning try the White wet Wash laundry. Call 158 104 5a r m a. Lodge wed. At 2 30 Sharp initiation and other important bus 104 Lane. Regular meeting of american legion Aux. Wed. Eve. At business men s leae room. 10 first Church of Christ scientist wednesday evening testimonial meeting at 8 of clock. Reading room open from 3 to 5 p. M. In the wedge Jones building. Notice a program and Basket social will be Given in dist. 120 Moscow township on saturday eve Ning. May 7 at 8 of Dock. Everyone cordially invited. Indies please bring baskets. Alma Benson to j or. In continued from Page i thousands already made homeless and Many other thousands now in the path of the floods ready to evacuate to High ground when the Ater approaches. Some improvement in the flood conditions both in Southeastern at Kansas and Mississippi was reported with the worst apparently Over and officials were turning their chief attention to health and san Taniou and to rehabilitation after the floodwater recede. So stupendous is the task ahead that the red Cross at Washington appealed Quot to the country to double five million dollars already Given for flood Relief. This step was taken after Secretary Hoover had personally reported to president Coolidge on his inspection of he flood area and bad conferred with the Cabinet committee and the red Cross. City Blip Ved Safe reassuring news for new or leans was Given by major general Jadw in chief of army engineers he declared at Washington that unless some whole unforeseen circumstance arose the Crescent City w&9 with the Waters Rushing Down into Concordia Par ish from four Breaks in the embankment South of Yadalian the red River smashed through ifs Northern Bank at Yick Eai of Al Exandrea inundating a part of Avo Yelles Parish to the South of Concordia. Meeting this Rushing water is that coming Down from the a Kansas River in Arkansas. A special weather Bureau bulletin issued said Jones and Bonita in grand Forks n. D., May 3 a inquest into the death of attorney Arthur Mclean of 1-Arl More who was instantly killed by a great Northern passenger train near Larimore monday morning will be held at to o clock Friday morning county officials announce Mclean was returning from his father s farm three Miles North Vav est of when the train struck his car. His neighbors say he had taken Over the operation of i father s farm and that he spending considerable time addition to his Law office was there in work. Taunt it five representative Busi Ness and professional men of this City arrived in St. A loud today to attend the District rotary of oven turn and when they got there the let every one know thut Albert Lea is very much on Lite map. I he local group is headed by a Gorman band. The members plan to keep St. Cloud More than alive with their continuous Quot Imp Tail ump besides the hand the club mein hers took Mast t Phillip Ike Boul it boy drummer Hon of Mort Lay Bourn whose Appe Alnee was to be i one of Hie features of the albeit i a entertainment. A special car had been arrange for the Albert Lea group of Rosaliana. The men boarded thy train last evening on the Rock Island tracks although they did not leave ii,.re until four of clock this morn ing. The oar was to Transfer at Minneapolis and after a Good night s rest All arose Iii time to a n Joy a specially planned breakfast Given by president judge j f. D a Meighen. Know As the president breakfast. Printed menus Wilh the rotary Seal and Hill of fare were made up especially for the occasion. The g Turnbull for tires we feature Mason tires and tubes Battery service so. Washington St. Albert Lea Vulcanizing co. So. Washington St. Phone 282 Here the most astounding insurance Protection for Farmers Ever offered Complete coverage Accident policy Only $6.50 per year no More no policy fee weekly indemnities Liberal Hospital elective Benefit emergency Benefit not More than two policies to any one 1hon this policy is issued through a special arrangement with the Federal life insurance co. Of Chicago. Of court., we cannot Tell you every lung bout h. Wonderful policy in the few words that Are on i Pate. There will probably be que Hon. You win we to Aik. We went you to have every Point Deer in y Quot Quot a any duly authorized will be fled to explain the policy to you thoroughly. Or a i w i District o. H. Nelson Farmer St. Paul 404 Vine Street 1 Albert Lea Minn. Minn. What to expect what to expect when you buy paint Good honest paint a goes farther per gallon a lasts longer a More paint in a can t. L. Blood a paint does All of these that is Why people insist on this paint. Come in and let us show you jewel hardware co. Phone 107
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