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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - February 19, 1880, Albert Lea, Minnesota Established in 1857. Albert Lea Minnesota thursday february 19, 1880. Number 8. Business directory. Tifal. Attorney at Lair office Corner of Broadway and College streets near Tuc court House Albert Lea Minn. 1_j e evian lawyer. Land for Sale. Lea Minnesota. Moan Ess attorney at Law Cor. Clark Broadway Albert Lea mine. Obert h. Pal Lek lawyer. Office Over Lle Denstad s store Albert Lea Maiuu at Law and collecting agent. Oclee Oil Clark St., Albert Leo Minn. Whytock attorneys at Law opera Block Cal beat Lea Linn. A a. Lovely d. T Oveia Morgan lawyers. Office Over wedge Spicer a drug store. Albert Lea. Minn. L t Nelson m. D., physician and surgeon. Hartland Minn. O in. Smith in. E Vitt Oid a. I physicians and surgeons All Calls attended to by night or Day in or country. Office at Smith Mccord s Amy store one door North of the Post office Alber Lea Minn. M. Douge m7d. Physician and surgeon. First door Vest of it. N. Parks store to in i Ira Street. Alb let Minn. Dentists. Tvr a. H. Street dentist. Office Over Brick store South of the Post office w. C. Merrill dentist. Miscellaneous. S. Hopkins t t architect Auto builder. T Albert Lea Minn. Shop on Tho Corner of William and Neston streets. So Job work properly attended to. Lumc f. Nelson dealer in ready made and custom made boots am slices. Work done to order satisfaction guaranteed Broadway 1st door North of Ehlman a. Giva him a Call before pair chasing elsewhere. A ii Squier the old City Dray line deals in hard Antl soft Coal Wood of All kinds and Blacksmith Coal. Yard near s. M. Depot. Wood sawed and delivered. Slate at a Tivitt s. Farmers Trade solicited. I City Bank Bays and Sells foreign and Domestic drafts. Los passage tickets to and from All Points 6f Europe Empire insurance Eft acted in the bust companies. To Lonn of improved farms Low interest and Lias for Sale on easy terms House and lot in Block 23, Village of Albert Lea. Lot in Parker s addition. Lot 6x24 in Hall s addition. 134 acres of incl in Hayward i Leeborn. So acres of land in Moscow Freeborn calmly. So acres of land in Dunbar Faribault county. 220 acres of land in Worth county Loira. G. Gulbrandson Albert leu news paper f Allery duos., proprietors of City Dray love and. Dealers in hard and soft Coal Wood ice s c. Office at j. W. Smith s stove. Re. 13ro1vn. I. Hides. H. B. Brown c0.r of docs a general acting business the capital City a of Huj oks Leo xxciu1snts. We have Fob improved City i property and farms. Ii. E Mcmiller i less removed tie pm 1 two doors North of h. Brown co s Bank re blown off and the damage to this Hoar cannot possibly to estimated. I Nashville term., Princi j losses sustained storm of last j night were Edgefield Man fac i to ring company custom Bouse first coloured 1 artist Church 000 St. Paul a the entire loss is estimated at wind and floods 1 i Kentucky. Louis Lille feb. 13, a p. M. To Day Tho wind averaged a velocity of forty to Miles per hour blog ring from the South West. Within the Jast i is hours the temperature fell 21 degrees at a r. M. 5g and at 9. 31. Total Rai. Fill for the Day inches for hours 3.03 inches. No damage is reported Hiorth mentioning. At Frankfort. Ky., the Riler is rising at the rate of a foot an hour i he lower end of that City is flooded am 1 of Toro morning he water will to in the state Fouss Yard. The Rise wag never known to so sudden. The loss of logs Etc., in the liver will to very great. Reports to the a from the Interior Ara to the 0sct that consider Able damage has been Dune to outhouses Bridges Etc. I a Dei Adl teb h confession. La whence mass., of a. Smith 01 North Andover town treasurer has acknowledged that yearly since first elected in is j he had converted Money of the town to his own the amount of Deal cation a a. Tho smallest irregular town note wan and the largest band come Psi Lon Bouse. Phil Adelina feb 1 months ago Alexander Handy i is abolished a commis Sion Bouse in new Yolk and a Branch House Here under to name i if w. Or Myrnan. Forty to fifty thousand d Llars Worth of goods were purchased in new i Ork on time ship Ped hero and sold by for Cash. The notes Are due and hand 7 and Wyman have disappeared. Both found guilty. Newark n. A. Fel 1.5.--the jury in the Case of Marcaret and Frank Dammons charged the murder of John Mei Shofler Margaret in Orange oct 9u-, i entered a verdict of guilty of in ii first degree against both defendants. A Maine. Augusta he., feb Benson jr., fusion Deputy Socrati iry of state and a member of Smith n staff was arraigned before judge True charged larceny of manuscript tabulation of Tive returns from e. 0. Moody january _ a 18so. The complaint also contained a count for Inci Tim unknown persons to commit said crime several witnesses testified for the government when counsel for defendant claimed to proof bad been presented As to so it and asked the de rendent a discharge St iting he should offer 110 evidence in doff As the judge How Ever ordered the defendant of give bail in to Pipea it Tho april term of the Superior court. A Steamboat in a defaulted. Afternoon it became current Ali acc j3ave Mcclure clerk of the Louisville id i Cincin Nati Steamer Gen. Lytle was n defaulter to a Large amount. A report is Friand the Steamer at the wharf and asked copt Carter superintendent at this end of the line what truth there was in Tho. He replied that it was True that a Oulu e has been under a Clond for some time t it there is no doubt that he is a defaulter. Lie has been clerk of Tho Steamer for years. In reply to request for the amount of the shortage capt. Carter said that it had t yet been developed fully. An a rumination of accounts is in Progress and no accurate figures can be Given. The anon it is considerable. Died. Providence k. I., feb g Arnold died Early morning. He was thrice lieutenant governor and served a Short time in the United states Senate. He was the author of a history of Rhode Island. Cincinnati feb. James Thomp son of Newport ky., i3ied to Day. He was on the retired list of the regular army for a number of years. A Mongo feb. A. Ogden a Pioneer settler of Chicago aged 69 died this afternoon at Elmhurst a suburban place. He had Botn very wealthy Bat in for Lanate real eat Ite transactions left him in reduced he was bom in. New York and i Vul in Columbus Ohio some time. Or. Ogden s was the Only one on the North Side we Iii not burned in the great swept All around and far beyond his Globe j new Yoke feb. Tweed widow of win. M. Tweed died to Day at Paris. Bai Moad tvs had away. A feb. 13. A Bridge on the Dayton it Southeastern Road near Chillicothe was washed away this morning and the engine and several cars were thrown into the Stream the Engineer and fireman being killed instantly. Tho passenger coaches is. Caped and no other injuries were sustained trains were delayed and will not to resumed before to Morrow night a Mother after Hue child Nick. Buffalo feb. Henry g. Ben son of Louisville ky., arrived Here yester Day and through attorneys obtained a writ of Hareas Corpus and served it on Henry c. Benson to produce their two children which he abducted from Louisville recently. A hearing in the Case will to had next tuesday the children in the meantime being Given in charge of Tho Mother by direction of the court. Through a bit Doe. Cincinnati feb. Times special says the train on the Dayton Southwest Era Railroad which left Chilli Coho at this morning fell through Tho first Bridge West of Chillicothe instantly killing win Connors the Engineer and Frank Kneet the fireman. No one else injured. An ejii3ezzlei convicted. New of bleats feb. Jury brought in a verdict of guilty in the Case of Edward o. Palmer charged with having As president of the Louisiana savings Bank and Safe de posit company embezzled the funds. I Natalli burned. Chicago feb. Night a fire in Tho residence of Edward costello terribly burned his wife Bridget who with her Hus band had been engaged in Drunken orgies. She died this morning at the county Hospital. Chinese ostracism. Dame Ettiopa s school Tho Sand out Aijalon Tunit tin clause of the California Coo Fettu Tjon will be contented the courts. San feb. Working men met again to Day and visited the of aces of Sonajo of the minor manufacturing corporations and were promised replies to Morrow. President Stanford of the Central Pacific to Day addressed a letter to the committee stating in substance that there were Only seven chinamen in the employ of the company in the City that the company was retaining on duty Many White men whose service were not really required because they did not wish to discharge old employees that the company would respect the Laws As construed by the courts and in the management of its Busi Ness would id governed under Lawe entirely by consideration of Whai it deems the Wisest policy. An answer was also received from the president of the Selby smelting works who bluntly said that be considered the Law unconstitutional and would not obey it until the United states bade him submit. The Assembly to Day passed a Bill to enforce the clause of tha Constitution at Issue by a vote of so Venty three to two and the governor promptly signed it. A dispatch announcing the governor s action was read at the Sand lots during the meeting and was greeted with prolonged cheers for the Bill and for the governor. The workingmen will again Parade to Morrow. Atoy Mem Bers of the legislature voted for the Bill merely for the purpose of bringing about some settlement of the matter As it will doubtless come before the courts at an Early Day. Gex. Porter tie dts at on Hitt to Jie Utu Oil Jon present to stain of the scatter Washington special notice was Given in the Senate to Day that the Fitz John Porter Case will be called up for discussion next monday. In regard to this matter three separate reports have been made and though they ostensibly represent the views and sentiments of All nine Mem Bers of the Senate military committee it is ascertained they Only thoroughly represent the views and opinions of the individual who made senators Landolph Logan and i5nrnside. As to the Iatter s report made yesterday there is considerable criticism. Lie has Tho reputation of being n very conservative Man but it has been left to him to insinuate that Gen. Por Ter waited until the democratic party got a Clear majority in Congress before making an Effort for vindication. Gen. Burnside claims that a second court martial would give n reliable opinion that would command Tho respect of military men All Over the world and give Gen. Porter the Justice which is due to him. Any vindication Short of that would do him and his descendants no Good. Consider for instance the action of Congress upon this Bill if it should be against him. In other words if this Bill should fail to pass then to will have had no vindication in fact it will add to his condemnation. If it should pass in a modified form then it could be said that he did not deserve Tho full measure of his sentence but yet deserved condemnation of some kind. If it should pass As it has been reported by the majority of this committee ann1 fail to pass by a substantially unanimous vote it will be said that for years Gen. Porter Lias been trying to gel action upon this Case and never until this particular period and under the present Peculiar circumstances has he been Able to get it and now he gets a Bill passed with out favourable recommendation of the presi Dent by a simple majority of Congress and in violation of it Well established Prin Ciple of government that sentences of courts martial should not be annulled by it is said that Porter does not want a second trial and As suggested by a member of Congress to Day if a second trial could be legally Given it might result in Porter s being shot said this member even if a second court martial should be allowed Porter could snap his fingers at its orders for in Point of fact it would have no authority Over or Power to compel Porter to stand trial. He is out Side of the jurisdiction of any military trib Unal and would not subject himself to another As proposed by Burd Sido be cause he must know that there would be but the slightest Chance of getting a vindication of the fulsome character that be seems to want or a democratic senator is prepared to offer at a proper time As a substitute for the Bills now Pend ing a proposition to reinstate Porter in the rank of colonel of the regular army to which rank he would have been entitled then place him on the retired list with the pay of a retired colonel from and after the passage of this act thus avoiding the objectionable feature of Tuo other Bills which propose to allow Porter a Largo sum As Back pay and to reinstate him in a higher rank than he was entitled to. Spain lius Liftin about taking d Al Raeh vomit deny Htit Persia May have Lle sit Ollers elect of the i s Al Crivy Harden of in tie British 1 str 1 him out. The prussian budget. Berlin feb. In the lower House of the prussian diet to Day the remainder of the budget Bills passed their second Reading. Prussia s to articulatory contribution to the Empire is get Down in the budget at 753 Marks. The Revenue and expenditure for the financial year of 1880 81 Are each estimated at Marks the Ordinary expenditure at Marks and the extraordinary outlay at Marks. Am ally i olt our. Feb. The House of com Mons to Day or. Wheel onto conservative moved the appointment of a select com Mittee to consider the commercial relations Between England and foreign nations especially with reference to the importation of manufactured goods from abroad and the effect of free Trade. He said America had beaten England in Cotton cloths and that the great manufacturing Mills which were once working Here were now Only to be found in America. After a Short debate the motion was rejected. Officers or the eh1ciietag. A Solix feb. The Reich Stag to Day count von Arnim boy Genzburg was elected president of the chamber receiving ont of 214 votes Herr Yoa Bennigsen received s j votes. Herr Frankenstein of Tho Centre was elected first vice president by 104 votes j2 Blank ballots having been cast in Addi Tion and Herr Hoelder. National Liberal was elected second vice president by 149 votes t-2 Blanks. Herr Hoelder has not yet arrived in Berlin and it is not known whether to has accepted the office. Spain and 3iobocco. Made i feb. Tho chamber of deputies to Day Premier Cotovas Del Cas Tillo replying to an interpellation stated that the government would not receive a petition brought by Kabyle chiefs from Sev eral thousand moors asking to be placed under the allegiance of spam. To added that it had been arranged that representatives of the Powers should hold a Confer ence on the affairs of Morocco when would probably take place in Madrid and would be highly beneficial to Spain. England and . The House of words to Day Earl Granville asked whether lord Beaconsfield by his recent statements meant that no decision had been arrived at regarding Herat. Lord Beaconsfield said that it would Only lend to misconception if we went Bej oud the absolute statement that her government had t released Persia from her engagement not to occupy Herat. 1xrlix gos flt. London feb. Berlin dispatch says Herr Lasker Leader of the National liberals proposes visiting too l United states where he will make a prolonged stay. A dispatch from Berlin says it is re ported on fair authority Here that a special Alliance is about to be concluded Between England Germany and Austria general of Keig. The past. Tho programme for Tho june running meeting will to announced in a Fow Days. Big purses and stakes will be Hung up and the Prospect for a successful meeting is very promising. Irish belief. London feb. Member of parliament from Cork county b Home ruler was refused admission to membership in the Reform club. Feb. Is definitely deter mined to erect a Monument to Prince Louis Napoleon in Westminster Abbey. Feb. 13. Collision at Tanta on the egyptian government rail Way Between an Indian passenger train from Suez and a Toyoda train killed one Engineer. Many passengers were injured and great damage was done to rolling Stock. Paris. Feb. Chamber of deputies voted francs to defray the expenses of the funeral of senator Crew Neui. Feb. Bus asked England to bring Forward a new proposal for Tho settlement of the greek fron tier question by a special commission. Beaux feb. Proposes prohibiting foreign vessels from engaging in the coasting Trade except under treaty or by special permission. Berlin feb. The Bill for the prolongation of the anti socialist Law extends j its cps rations to the 31st of March fatal b17kxixg. The Fec cd 1 Ota Toen a Jyh favor american Parnel Lut Herald s Dos Trlla Utlang committee and its attack of on to verge of starvation. London feb. Times says the objection of the Irish members that a charge upon the Church fund would really be in Aid of poor rates and would thus violate the express provisions of the act of 18g9, is in consistent with the claim made on the Imperial exchequer. The measures of govern ment Are intended Only to take effect when the poor Law system proves wholly inadequate whether it is at the Cost of the Church fund or the state. Berlin feb. North German Gazette in an article on British politics expresses the opinion that in the next general election in great Britain the liberals will pay dearly for Lea Guing with the Irish. A Civilik feb. Mansion House committee has letters giving particulars of increasing distress in Ireland. Lox Dox feb. The House of com Mons to night the first thirteen clauses of the seed potatoes Ireland Bill were passed Aud the House adjourned. Bal Toilee feb. Parnell addressed an immense audience at the Academy of music to night. The mayor presided and among those on the stage were gov. Hamilton and the clergymen of the Metho dist episcopal and Catholic churches. Vin Adelphia feb. Cial Exchange is moving to Send a ship Load of Grain and flour to the starving people in feb. Unemployed la borers of this City held another demonstration to Day. In their speeches they declared they were on the Brink of starvation. The Hebald and. Xet Yolk. Feb. Litral l As k. Committee to distribute its Irish Relief fund col. King Harmon 51. P., ill. Show m. P., prof. Baldwin Cardinal Mccloskey and or. Parnell. The Cardinal at first declined to serve but has since reconsidered his declination and now consents to Render the requested service. Or. Parnell also declined when his services were first asked but the h rat i Hopes he will reconsider his decisions and repeats its request that he will act As one of the committee notwithstanding his strange course toward the paper. Tha editorial upon the subject in this morn ing s Herald concludes As follows we offer or. Parnell such a committee As he thinks desirable naming himself As a Mem Ber of it. If he again declines the verdict of the american Public it will be that or. Parnell s object is not the Relief of his starving countrymen but selfish agitation for his own political and personal aggrandizement and that he is not Only an obstructionist in his own country but an obstructionist to Charity Here. If he deliberately puts him self in this position the american people will think it about time that he and his farce were ended. We suppose All sensible irishmen will endorse this conclusion Gen. Grant. Sails safely for Mexico after experienc t ing a railway Accident in Cuba. Havana feb. 3 Grant and party sailed this afternoon for Vera Cruz by the Steamer City of Alexandria. The same authorities who received Gen. Grant on his arrival Here accompanied him to the Steamer. The party spent one Day on the Plantation of los Canos and left there last night Start ing from la Union station at 10 o clock on a special train. Half an hour later the engine struck a cow and the train went off the track luckily without serious consequences. The fireman was wounded. The train was running on an embankment ten feet High at the time of the Accident. The passengers had to wait till 3 o clock for another train and arrived in Havana at g o clock in the morning. Woman it Jor Laii. Her by a Bishop and mrs. Whipple have left their Home in Fariba Ulfe and gone to Florida to spend the remainder of Tho Winter on account of the impaired health of the latter. On Friday evening february g. Mra. John Beckins of Jordan was fatally burned and died from her injuries Tho nest morning. The Jordan Scott gives the following account of the bad Accident Early in the evening jars. Beckins retired to bed with her children leaving a lamp born aug near by for her husband who was away from borne. She soon fell asleep and was suddenly awakened to find her clothing and the bed on which she Lay on fire. She sprang out of bed and hurriedly attempted to remove her children fearing the House would Burn forgetting in her maternal solicitude the lire Liend that was enveloping her own body in its Shroad and crisping the Llesh to the very Bone. One child a Brave Little boy vainly attempted to tear the burning garments from his Mother s form burning Bis hands badly in the Elfort. Neighbors saw Tho Light of Tho fire and hastening to the scene soon succeeded in extinguishing it. Bat they were too late to save the poor Mother whom they found terribly burned from head to foot her hands so badly crisped that the Fiji Gers were curled inward to the Palms. The fire is supposed to have been caused by an explosion of the lamp As it was found in a shattered condition that indicated that it had been blown to pieces. Or. Walter was called but very Little could be done to re Lieve her sufferings until death ended her agony. _ St. Louis Joel key St. Loois feb. 13. The following gentlemen were elected the Board of directors of the St. Louis jockey club this evening Julius s. Walsh a. S. Chouteau ado phys a nosh f. T. Inglehart m. A. Kosenblatt w. B. Thomson c. Martin Jas. B. So collage Thomas h. Lockwood Thomas t. Turner Basil Duke Joseph Gurnen John a Harvey George Bain David Clarkson James j. O Follon a. B. Pendleton Chas. Moffatt j. G. Prather and John o Follon Delancy. The Board elected James m. Har vey president Adolphus Busch vice presi Dent and David Clarkson Secretary and treasurer. All these gentlemen Are leading citizens and business men and some of Thorn have been closely identified with Tho turf in Competition lie tween the Union Pacific and Pacific mail. Chicago. Feb. Passenger agents of the principal Western roads Cen tearing Here met with representatives of the Pitts Burg

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