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Freeborn County Standard, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota Enterprise VOL. XXXII. ALBERT LEA, MINN., JANUARY 3, 1889. NO. 1. DOWN THEY GO! -WK MKAX- A YEAR'S PROGRESS! Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, And SILVERWARE at Theo. E. Schleuder's Mammoth Jewelry Store! Itutrer JJriM.-No. 12 Steel Knives, per set, ND. .Spoons, KII. 12 Steel Forks, Hutter Knives, eacli, from Klgin uid Wall-lies, in 2-oz. Silver case, .stem-wind Ladies, solid gold, Outs, KlafX Walnut Clocks, 1-day, M NiekelTiuie, willi alaini, unly A Proud Record for '88 Albert Lea Steadily Advances to the Front Among the Leading Cities of the State. 10-kev, 17-key, Violins, Ones fur the. very l.eht i'Uted Ca-.toi'i, Oike Butter dishes, ring-i, plain fancy, un stands, ('nil and Hfe iis and get uiir prices befote purHiabiiig, thing w.irrnuU-il as represented. 3.00 7.00 3.00 5 .25 to .75 7.50 to 25.00 9.00 to 32.00 27.00 to 85.00 35.00 to 150.00 .75 to 4 00 3.00 to 6.00 1.00 to 2.00 1 25 to 3.00 1.50 2.25 6.50 5.50 G.OO 14.00 8.00 1.00 2.50 A Noble Court House, Two lireat Flouring Mills, College Building. Brick Blocks, Elegant fiesi- dences and General Im- provements During the Past Year. SI.IX) the very best 2.50 .V) .25 to 1.2o M Hemember, every- JOHNSON CLAUSON'S Great Furniture Emporium f..r HIP or Freeborn and surrounding Counties. A large Assortment of all Style.-, to Suit the needs ot every Household. An Epoch Notable for Splendid Fro- cress, and Giving Assurance of the Future Growth and Greatness of the Qneeu City of Southern Minnesota. Undertaking a Specialty! And Orders Attended to Sight or tuy. Ai. Immense Stuck of FURNITURE! As has been the custom ot the STANDAKD for many years, we present a detailed record of the improvements of Albert Lea during the past year, and it is a showing that cannot other- wise than prove gratifying to every citizen of the corporation as well as to the people of Freeborn county. It shows a large increase over and better than all, it is not based on a fic- titious boom, inflated expectations or speculative efforts. It is substantial and permanent, and affords real grounds for confidence in the future increased progress and prosperity of the city. The following is a complete record 'of the improvements for 1888, by wards: TIEST WABD. 0 F Nelson, residence 800 Jno Johndrti, Jesse llartett, C X Ruble, improvements on residence 300 Mrs Mary Armstrong, residence TheoNaeve, residence Wra Fenholt, improvements on residence. tjO Waiter Thompson, barn and other imp 150 Geo Drommerliausen, barn and shed IX C M Wilkinson, imp on residence LOGreene, G00 Mr Berglund, residence Albert Lea College, addition 8 J Johnson, imp on residence Mrs E C Stacy, imp on residence 1 G Taylor, improvements John Cain, residence Amos Frisby, barn Nels Johnson, barn Louis Peterson, barn Chas Cnristopherson, residence 600 H Ellickson, addinon to residence aiu OCHayden, residence 500 J C Tusen, residence 500 S addition to barn 'a corps of able and efficient ministers of the gospel. Of the schools we have re- cently spoken quite fully. The estab- lishment of the Lutheran Academy during the year is an important event in the educational history of the city. A fine building will be erected by the trustees during the present year. Throughout the city, rendered beau- tiful beyond comparison with all her sisters by broad, smooth streets, shaded avenues, a lovely lake, handsome busi- ness houses and attractive homes, are to be seen to the evidences of the enter- prise, thrift, ambition and pride of the people. The business of the past year has ex- celled any year of the past. It repre- sents the wisdom resulting from diversified farming, which has trans- ferred Albert Lea into a leading mart for cattle, hogs, horses, butter, cheese, eggs, poultry, potatoes and seeds. This change promises increased wealth each year both to the farmers and traders. Theicoming year is big with events of progress. The horoscope of the city's destiny displays the completion of the Uuluth, Bed Wing Southern railway and the beginning of work on at least one and possibly two others, and the location of a division with its shops for that named; the establishment of an extensive pork-packing business, of a manufactory of agricultural machin- ery, the introduction of a system of water works in connection with the artesian wells, and a complete system of street lighting; the erection of the Lutheran Academy building, and sev- eral other important enterprises not yet fully matured. No more mercan- tile houses or shops are needed; there is hardly room for more, but manufac- tories will be welcomed, and with its six and possibly seven lines of railroads and nearness to the Iowa coal fields, no city offers better opportunities to such establishments. The coming year is radiant with the sunshine of promise. It is auspicious with the real tokens of progress, and with characteristic faith, enterprise ability and pluck, the citizens of Albert Lea will work and build and march along the ways of advancement during the Happy Kew Year. 75 _J5 600 125 Total. j'rl'-tl. me We make a Curtate FUtwa, oOTCilstoft-rs, Make no mistake; call an J our Bargains. We can suiffon ttn up tnStjlesand .TOHTVSOIV CLATJSEIV, West Side Broadwaj. North o[ Boston Clotbtng Honsf. Hurrah for Low Prices! See the Quotations on Hardware at the Saw Mill. >fo. Horse >Jalls. per lb., No. 8 ISc 16c ire 18e Thli li warm winter weather, so 1 will sell Heaters and Cook Stoves -Down Low 1 have some- SECOND HAND COOK STOVES! which I will almoit make you a present of. It doesn't thaw so that you will have to plant potatoes before New Year's, I will lell) ou a pair ot skates sure, so 1 will All kinds of Sheet Iron, Copper, Glazed Iron an Zlnz Work ilune neat, proper, ana cheap. Ground. Shears Ground. .T. W. STAG-E, Dealer Cor. Washington and William St. Albert Lea, Minn. Filed. Stoves Repaired. in Hardware. THE WAR IS OVER But the Fun has just begun. We are up the Contest and are bound to make Itlnttresting right along. Our Splendid Htocks of best makes of Boots, Shoes, OVERSHOES AND RUBBERS, S Draws (lie Crowd, and tlic Low frlces sllra up our Competitors, and pleases the people Re- member to call We can Ut von We can give yon good goods and prices that cannot be beat by anybody, NELSON SORENSON. SECOHD WARD. OieWulff, improvements on residence.... Thos Hanson, barn........................ 150 JBClaybouroe, Jno Sharp, bam............................ "5 R B Skinner Co, flouring mill........... HOHaukness, improvements............. 50 JVWohlhuter, J P Von Berg, barn......................... AHMcNeil, improvements............... "0 John Stage, improvements................. 100 TVKnatvold, imp on residence........... 280 Frank Gage, residence aud barn........... 600 C D Edwards, blacksmith shop............. 500 Jonnson Xelson, brick Chris Larson, residence................... MO L Anderson, 3oo EHagen. residence and barn............. 8i5 F C Peterson, residence and barn.......... Baptist parsonage.......................... I.000 JHMenlfee, residence..................... W) J Kilbride, improvements................ '5 Albert Lea Mill Co, figurine Danish Baptist Chnrch, addition........... -too J Harness, residence..................... 500 ELysholm, barn........................... JFrost.barn 250 D Gibson, residence.................... -WO J H Sierman, residence................. T H Armstrong, imp on elevator..... 300 C P Hanford, oil house............... 2.000 THIRD WARD. H M Leigbty, residence S 600 OSoderberg, residence.................. WHLowe. addition to residence........ 500 P Christenson, 1.200 N J Dalil, improvements................. 200 C Hoffman, residence...................... 700 DColviii. barn.............................. 300 -----Carev, residence....................... 200 -----Thompson, residence.................. 125 MCI-arson, blacksmith shop.............. 100 Lars Hanson, residence................. 100 Jorgen Olson, barn........................ 260 OS Lee, improvements onresidence...... loo Eliza Carey, barn and improvements...... 100 John Nelson, improvements................ 250 CSwenson, addition to residence......... wo O S Hove, improvements.................. 350 Court House and Hans Gulbrandson, ChasTnnell, 500 ArneT Anderson, barn................... M F Eusfeldt, improvements.............. 500 WAMorin, 200 Hans Gulbrandson, im provements......... 100 Soren Larson, 250 CFvBnmdin, addition to residence........ 600 A M Gilbert, improvements........ 100 Hansom, 100 Larry Flanagan, .................5 Oar Schools Should be American. The following pointed and timel; remarks are from the advanced sheets of the fifth biennial report of Hon D. L. Kiehle, superintendent of publi instruction of the state, for the schoo years of 1887 and 1888: It has seemed to me that state aid tc popular education must be afforded i the schools of the country are to be im proved; it now seems just as necessar that the state should see to it that th munificent provision made by the na tion and the state be carefully am wisely expended in the interest o which they are set apart. I respectf u !y suggest that there are some thing in which the authority of the stat should be expressed without equivoca tion or indefiniteness. and such legis lation should be enacted as will favo these important ends. 1. Our common schools must American. The time has comet'when the stal must give additional emphasis to th importance of the common school a an ally of the state in training a intelligence and loyal American cit zenship. But to the public school specially committed the training an instruction that belongs to an Amer can citizenship. The first requisit then, is that they teach thoroughly tl English language as the language c the country. This is the language of ANOTHER SAWMILL. be Oljc Harbor Lumber Company's Hill Xovt in Operation. dcoma Ledger. The Gig Harbor Lumber company's ew mill has just started up and is now utting feet of lumber daily, he double circulars have been cutting umber for the wharf for several weeks, ut the other machinery of the mill as been running for only a few days. The main wharf, 450 feet in length nd 80 feet wide, with a piling capacity or feet of lumber has been ompleted, and in a short time ships ill be lying there loading for foreign orts, two vessels being already due, amely, the ship Mineveh and schooner "L. Beebe. The Mineveh has hither- loaded at the Tacoma mill, but hough George E. Atkinson, the former manager of the old mill and now the nanager and one of the principal stock- olders of the Gig Harbor company, vessel was secured for the latter mill. The Mineveh loads for Sydney nd the Beebe for New Caledonia. The company's new steamer Albert ,ea will after Thursday next begin uuning between Tacoma and Gig larbor, stopping at intermediate oints, making two trips daily. The newly organized company has ecured a frontage of 100 feet on Dock treet, above Fifteenth, and will at uce commence the construction of a vharf, warehouse and slip, and will 'opular vote by a list of pepitioners sortant reform, is requested to clip ou he above petition, paste it on a shee jf paper and return it to this offic vith his signature attached. In Albert Lea. and we have returned the favor by Supplying Everything Needed in our Line at Closer Prices than were ever before known here. One Price to All! Plainly Marked on the Goods. You have Profited by it, and so have we. Hoping that Fortune will Smile on you all during 1889, we remain, Very Faithfully Yours, business strsictiaes; deuces of Hon Money Is Wasted. "We were a little surprised a days ago to find S50 lying in the roa beside the hedge the corner of on of our prominent farmer's homes, an the more so to find it had lain ther several months unmolested but begii ing to look much the worse for expos uve. The money was in the shape of corn planter that will have to be ri placed by a new one before njiyor ysw unless cared for limn that The above vve iu u Missouri ex chanca. There are still u few of 01: fyriiier's who continue theonce pivpnlr practice ot letting their, machinery la out doors, rotting and rusting to pirn instead of wearing o'.nt, but lately th practicfe is confined to a very 1111 exceedingly shiftless lot in ioea ity. All 'of our bejjt a good careo( Sjheir as though ft w'ai gold, and, money fcj so. MOREY E. STERN, Proprietor. Always at the Front! We make it a rule of Business sot only to carry a Stock second to none, but alao to constantly Provide! lie At this Season ot the Vear we are Especially provided with Substantial, Durable and Warm FOOT-WEAR For Hen, Women and Children. The Best la the Cheapest, and to make sure that our Customers are SatKlled we warrant uur (jood-i. Overshoes, RUBBERS, WOOT., BOOTS, You Ought to Catch On. have decided to make a premium offer which is quite unusual, an which we are sure will be appreciatec ?or thirty days only to all subscriber ,bat pay up their subscriptions to th STANDARD, and to all new subscriber we will present free a copy of the hanc some work entitled "Health Hints an y by Dr. Foote, th 'amous physician and author. The book contains 128 pages, and comprises information of the utmost importance .0 everybody, concerning their daily habits of eating, drinking, sleeping, dressing, bathing and working, togeth- er with many useful suggestions on the management of various diseases, recipes for the relief of common ail- ments, including some of the private formulas ot Pr. Foote and other emi- nent physicians. Every chapter is of practical value and of great interest, it is one of the most useful books ever published, and we guarantee that every subscriber that gets a copy will fee! like thanking us for enabling him to obtain it. Pay up your dues, or pay a year in advance if you are not delin- quent, or subscribe for the paper, ;f you are not a subscriber, and. you get the booK free. We also offer again the a splendid weekly paper for the home circle, containing stories by the best suithoia and literary matter of the most interesting kind, together with your choice of twenty-five books from two lists, with the STANDARD, both papejs one year, for the very law psice of Scores of ouy clubbed with us for aud books last year, every ojie'wass Jighly pleased Vvith ibe arrangement. aot yehiy'secivring the bwietlt. of one or bo.tli of tUese splendid offers. No pay asked for repairing sewing rfiaehinfcs until work has proven sat- isfactory, HENRY STENERSON. And Kveiything needed to keep the feet comfortable, in large Assortments ana at 1-oweit Prices WEUIY1 BERG'S. CLOSING OUT My Entire Stock of Goods, rontUtlng of School Books and Supplies, Fancy Goods, Perfumery, Jewelry, Gold Pens, Stationery, Toys, Pipes, and Tobacco, To be sold out AT t'OSl' and Below Cost! OH account ot wishing to leave the elly at an early date. Come early and get j our choice of goods the stock Is entire. FRED. G. BENNETT, Post Office Stores THE PIANOS SOHMER PIANOS Aail Prr- Are at Present the Moat Nos. 14O East St., New YorU. J. E. SIMMS, ALBERT LEA, MINN iWSPAPERI ;