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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - June 6, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota Enterprise VOL. XXXII.ALBERT LEA. TV! INN., .M NE 6, IS8!t. NO. 23. MOREY E. STERN, IVop ii ct cl* nj tin* IT«*ii:11»h» and I nr-l;tnu <I Boston One PriceClothing Store! Makes a few truthful Statements lor the Benefit of the Clothing Purchasers of Albert Lea and Vicinity. THE Itll ELA NII ii Vs WE hi lt Ilion* Forth lit n I.erat lint# -A Mf runic Vrin Mtnn'l* al n Depth of Only Hlxty-three Fort-.ll Unkept n T re iii «* n it on* VII axe-•Fort brr Front of (.rent Mnhterrnnenu Rrirrvoirn in THI* ltegion--The Konring Well Ittrart* ll ii nil rod* of I ixitnr*. I dint Wednesday. May 29th. while* A ndersoti A ols»*n were holing ll tubular will for Ole C. Olson on section Ho, in I* iceland township, ulwut six milos in a direct lint* northeast of this city, at a depth of hi! feet they encountered a powerful vein of natural gas. The force was so great that gravel and sand were throw it fifty feet or more into the air. and the roar of Use escaping gas could hi* heard for a longdistance. The well being near Mr. Olson’s bam, a reducer was put on the two-inch casing in the well and the gas was carried in an an iuch-and-a-lialf pipe alamt loo feet to a safe distance, The drawing Poll tho Summer Clifton of Isxjiyoii w ill find our Extensive Establishment lilied t<» I its* utmost en purity with all that goes to make lip the Stock ot a HIGH GRADE CLOTHING HOI SE. Our Hoods an? offirst .finality, our Prices consistent with the Goods. This is a eondition which every sensible person is bound to appreciate. In the tarp »*** depart m*titx nt our Slur*1 ii# la llicw tlih-i* i'Is'wh of raiment «•* ar** -Out**ing everything that la itylHN Mirt rellaliir Front ait a***trtmei*t« I ~'i*'h *-*te*»t nnrt lartrtt ** *»-.-arr*. ev* rv mm*. ymiili aiel bey Iii Hi** "tfl-l \ i- tit git ll L’‘»'t«la 11 ill att ii' Clk# In Itta *1/1* all tm*, rumple Mon ami itm' On Iii** e:e*e < f ll*** laiy. lo hi* parent*' pocket *b<*tk I Men s Clothing. Youths' Clothing, Boys’ Clothing, Reliable Goods, Proper Prices. M Gents' Furnishings, Hats and Caps, Boys’ Waists, And (Ii# limn* - ml ami AM* nth* r Fair Figures. lartHlH of (wnIh » bick Hi *pre;wl nut It infill t*( nur patron*, strut r comfort aud adorn- Satisfaction Guaranteed. It would Im* an almost entile** lank to make a *pee|flc enumeration of many good*, tx*- side* I*loOlIog in lh** *lr1<*t sen*** of the term, wlilch we rarry In stin k. Suffice ti to say that w*- can supply your every waiit your ere* ntrleltle*. encourage satisfy your faslldlou*ne**. The Big Boston One Price Clothing Store! rn I: I ai: v iii \ <; cl a >rrn I ERS. Mail Orders given Prompt Attention. Rules for Self-Measurement Sent on Application. mg HA It HA HOUK CV EIM ll ECK. I'll** Torture I ii ll ie led on Horten by i rn el or TkoaffM le«n N#M***ltii I **e no Aetonl Crime. rim following letter Av.*iM written hy Dr. J , C. < iirrycr, id hake < 'hrystal, the J best-informed veterinarian and one of the most faithful friends of the horse in the state. It was published in the I Farm, stock .V Home, and we arc in-; debt eel to that excellent paper, through the courtesy of the Minneapolis .Journal, for tin* cuts illustrating Dr. Curry-! er’s ideas, His letteris herewith given: I “Occasionally I visit the Twin Cities and am always much interested in their I rapid growth and improvement; bio i particularly interested in their horses, those noble and indispensable adjuncts to the commercial affairs, and to the pleasure of the citizens of these great! cities. Hut the object of this is to protest against the general and cruel practice of over-head and over-tight cheeking, evidences of which confront me on every side; especially do I protest against letting horses stand for hours at a time on tin* streets without relief from the tortures of the check-rein. lf j the owners or drivers of horses realized THE MCCORMICK I N’l'IJltC ll A XCiRAHLE Til I ) HI u I* now set up and ready fur Inspection, Come and see ll. Use Twine when Twine is Cheapest! Use Wire when Twine is Deafest! I >\ MEANS of th#Improved ami Tested Spring*. Hie Aprons are alway* tight, I J Unlit All inlier* rim iii metal bustling*, tm** ami noi*ele**; there are rem lint never L*o ,    ..      „            ....    removable    Babbitt hushing* In all Love* The Mqintre steel Pipe Frnmel* Hie LIGHTEST and STRI INC HST made, and I* the only Sleet I'rutnc that will Rug Iwist. Till*Birkie I* driven from the end hy mean* of a Ste. I Sway liar, giving a steady and powerful stroke Having a very high main wheel, xvii It low elevator*, a sleep deck and pal en led lahl** trip. It I* lmpo**!h|e to Clog the McCormick, Can he ral*ed very high or let down very low; It ran he lilied *o a* to nick up any grain, it I* well balanced, I* JI' J. F. JOHNSON. P. F. PETERSON JOHNSON & PETERSON, FURNITURE! THE ti It EAT SENGE It FEST. UNDERTAKING! A I INK LINK OF Parlor and Chamber Sets, lf VTTAN aud It KKD (TIAIHS, Extra Fine, New Styles, Ladies’ Writing Desks, CURTAINS and FIXTURES. We put up Cli r tai us for our Customers. A lull line of (!iiKkets and < 'oil!ii.**. Embalming given prompt attention hoot aud shoe shire. Night call* answered up stairs over Walter I hompson’s JOHI\S( VIV *V PETEHSC >IV THE YEAR ROUND We continue our Steady Trade, aud at all Seasons make the People Happy by making their feet Comfortable. Everybody knows that pinched, cold or hot feet makes people miserable. This we avoid by furnishing Men, Women and Children with Boots and Shoes that Pit. A Perfect Fit gives Comfort, We are com-fort-makers. W'e can save you from hot, tired, aching feet iii Summer and are always glad to do it, even if we do not make a cent. Caii and we will tell you all about it. NELSON SORENSON, Dealers iii Comfort-Giving Hoots and Shoes, Broadway, Albert Lea, Minn., United States of America. | Nome FmcIm About flit* Gig June FcmIIvrI lo Br Held In Al I linen pol I*.. The program for tin* great Northwestern sa-ngerlest and Gilmore’s jubilee festival, to be held in Minneapolis lune Both, JI st and 22nd, promises a rare and most exquisite musical treat. Nothing similar has ever been attempted on so grand a scale in the Northwest. Nearly all the great masters of classical and modern music are represented on the program by selections from their most popular works, and the leading performers are all artists of national reputation. Of course, German music will be most fully represented, as the festival is due to German enterprise; but the French and Italian masters will have no reason to complain of having been neglected. Most, it not all. of them are on the program. I he great samgerfesfc chorus will be made up of Hub voices I rom the singing societies of Chicago, Lakeview, Freeport, Rockford, and Rock Island, 111.; Milwaukee, La Crosse, Madison, Watertown, Janesville, and Sheboygan, \Vis.: Dubuque, and Davenport, Iowa, and all the Minneapolis, St. raid, and Minnesota societies. The soloists who have been engaged are the following: Signorina Clementina De Vere, the great Italian soprano, who is sure to create a profound sensation; Mme. Blanche Stone-Barton, the best oi American sopranos; Miss Helen Dudley Campbell. tin* brilliant and artistic young contralti*; the great Campanini; the dashing Swedish tenor, Eugene de Danckward, from the Royal Opera, Copenhagen; the popular baritone, Del Puente; and the greatest American basso, Myron W. Whitney. Added to these great vocal features will be Gilmore's world famous band, with the novel and sensational accompaniment of anvils, real booming cannon, etc. Three evening concerts and two matinees will be given. All railroads will give one fare for the round trip, and it is probable that many from Albert Lea and vicinity will take advantage of the rare opportunity to attend the greatest musical festiva* northwest. a1 ever held in the College Commencement.    f The following is the program fo*^’ commencement week tit Albert Lea Col leger Sunday. Jut*£-3:30 p. rn.^Baccalaureate Sermon, by the President. Monday, dune 10—7:15 p. in.: Address before W. C. A., by Hey. Ii. J. Cresswell, “The for the accompanying cut was made by our artist before the extension pipe was attached. Every day since tin* gas was found the well ha** been visited by hundreds of people, and on Sunday nearly 200 teams from Albert Lea were driven out to the interesting scene. The force of the gas is not quilt* so strong as at first. which very likely is the result of impediments at the bottom, but it dows insufficient volume to operate a ten-horse power • ngine, or, ii properly distributed, to light Broadway iii Albert Lea its entire length. Tile dame in the evening appears as large as an umbrella at its largest, and is from six to ten feet long. Propositions have been discussed to pipe tin* gas to this city at once, but tin* expense of right-of-way and for pip© would be too great to justify it until the permanency of the supply is ascertained, anil until a larger quantity is obtained. More extensive veins are likely to be encountered by boring deeper and by sinking larger wells. The characteristics of the well are identical with those I ored at Freeborn last summer. The latter, however, were impeded more by accumulating water, sand and gravel, and after a few days the Mow of gas was much reduced unless the wells were pumped clear. The discovery in Riceland is isolated, whereas the gas-producing area at Freeborn includes nearly an entire township. The existence of gas in Iiiceland and at other points was known before the investigations were begun at Freeborn, but tin* search is being made there because the indications in that locality are far more extensive than elsewhere in the county. Mr. Olson is having another well bored to obtain gas to heat and light his residence, and it is to be Imped that further prospecting will develop the valuable product in permanent and greatly increased quantities. This discovery so near to Albert Lea naturally has created great interest, and it is justly considered very important. It certainly is very strong confirmatory evidence of the existence of Larger and inexhaustible quantities of natural gas in the county; it fully justifies the interest that the discoveries have elicited, and makes plain the importance of pursuing the explorations until more valuable and permanent results are obtained. bible, and how to use it. tuesday, June ll—7:45 p. iii.Elocutionary Entertainment. Wednesday, June 12-7:45 p. in.—Literary and Musical Entertainment Thursday, June 13—Commencement bay—9:30 a. rn, address by Rev. I). J. Burrell, I). I*. Graduating exercises of senior class.—Conferring of Diploma. - Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled for in the Bist o til ce at Albert Lea, Freeborn County innesota, for the week ending June 1,1881*: OKNTLKMKN’S UST. Andreas WiebHnger INarvyMabey, C W Latimer 2 von KIL. Lewis Thompson, Geo W Merrick, J I* Larson. J ll Dentschman. LADIES’ LIST. Ida Jensen,    I    Tilda Nielsen. Anna Johnson,    I Parties calling for any of the above letters will please say “advertised,’’ giving dale of list. To obtain advertised letters will cost I cent. Doh ii. Stacy, P. M. - ■■ Buck leu's Arnica Salve. The best. salve iii Hie world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, letter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed rn give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 25 cents. For sale by Wedge &. Barlow. How to Make Money. To save money is to make money. The common way of washing clothes on a washboard is growing out of favor fast. The Eclipse Washer will do the work better, in less time, and with no w’ear to the clothes; the savings will in a short time buy a machine. Used by hundreds of families in this county alone, a recommend of this wonderful machine is unnecessary, S. Reinsberg warrants them for two years. “Good Times.” This high-bred Clydesdale stallion shows a first-class pedigree, and is as line as any ever brought into Freeborn county. Color, dark bay; weight 1,700. lie will be at the National House barn Mondays. Farmers should be sure and see him. Terms $10 on account of our getting bim so late in the season. Other dates will begiven intheSTAND-aiii* next week. J. I*. Fossom A Co. .. JI •* At Cost! At Cost! Our entire stock of Dry Goods, Boots, .Shoes and Groceries, at Alden, is now offered at actual cost prices until June 1st. Bargains for all. Make no mistake, but call and get what you need at cheaper rates than ever before offered in Alden.    Dai wen Bros. whity a torturing strain it is on the I horses* neck to bi* forced to maintain I this unhat ural position they would se** j to it that they had relief, at least when standing, even but live minutes. To realize the effect tight checking lias on I the horse, stand ami look at the ceiling of your ri*om directly overhead for one minute by I lie watch and you will be I    To    SiflVP    Yniir    HoTHPg    I glad to hold your head and rub th.*    1U    ~aVt    TUlH    I back of your neck for relief. Then go    |()    Save    TOUT    Crops, down on the street and uncheck the I    t    o    \/    xx    I first over-checked horse you come to, j    IO    o3V0    YOUf    IVf OTIC y 9    ) THE LIGHTEST, THE SIMPLEST, THE STRONGEST, Anil Hip BEST; any hey pan rim It. Only seven piece* In th.* Blnder-heml. I hey mill *tet mil order, No knife arm, no -dring Unger, no bolts and milers to gel loose, I* always ready for work, early or late. AS NATURE MADI: THEM. As BRUTALITY MAKES THEM. arid you I will see that he too tries to get his head as low as possible and for the same reason for relief. It is a painful sight to one to walk the streets of your cities and observe the horses standing with heads and necks drawn int*> unnatural and painful positions, while their owners are at business, shopping, making calls, etc., entirely forgetful of their suffering beasts. The horses plainly manifest their agony by turning their heads from side to side to shorten the distance from check bit to saddle hook. I am charitable enough to believe that if owners or drivers realized, or are informed of the uncomfortable positions of their horses, a reform would Im* instituted at once, and to aid and encourage all lovers of this indispensable and valuable animal. I would suggest that they see to it that horses ar** not cheeked so high as to make a painful strain upon their necks, and particularly w hen standing give them relief by lengthening the check rein from four to six inches. An excellent plan is to have attached to the check rein a small, neat strap of sufficient length for relief, which will avoid the changing of the buckle on the check rein, lly the use of such a strap horses can stand easily and still be prevented from getting their heads to the ground. •»♦*■....... Bill* for Luther College. The question of rebuilding the Lutheran College of Decorah, Iowa, was discussed at the Norwegian Lutheran Synod at Fergus Falls this week and it was shown that several cities had offered large bonuses to secure it. St. Paul offered 850,ODO, La Crosse, 860,000 and Minneapolis will do still better. On the other hand, Decorah is waking up and will raise a bonus and try to hold it. It is argued by them that the synod’s property is worth about 8150,000 with main building standing. It will take 850,000 to rebuild and the citizens at the meeting resolved to raise 86,000 and, if possible, 810,000. The Decorah Poston sorrow^ fully points to the fact that if the college is removed it will lie “Decorah College” no longer and the old alumni will be of the past, and old memories connected with the graduation of so many from its halls will die out. It says further that if the college is removed that synod will lose in the value of the property as the site which now is as good as 8100?000 will not be worth sio,dim if the institution is not rebuilt. The city has many warm advocates, it further states, because it is a temperance town and students flail it a haven for rest and study, far from the temptations that beset the other cities that are bidding for it. The matter of removal or rebuilding will not be considered until the annual meeting of the synod, which takes place some time this summer. — - — — »■# •• Notice—Horseshoeing. Having taken tho shop formerly occupied bv C. Gustavson, opposite the National House, Clark street, I ara prepared to do horseshoeing and blacksmithing in all its brandies. Special attention paid to fractious or lame horses. All I ask is a fair trial. Satisfaction guaranteed. M. Donahue. —  - A Good Conundrum for Some Other Directors. Winona Herald. What in the world are the Winona and Southwestern directors about? Is the enterprise which they have in charge to end iii a picnic road and observation cars? — A Safe Investment. Is one which is guaranteed to bring you satisfactory results, or in case of failure a return of purchase price. On this safe plan you can buy from our advertised druggist.* a bottle el Dr, King’s New Discovery for Consumption. It is guaranteed to bring relief in every case, when used for any affection of throat, lungs or chest* such us consumption, inflammation of lungs, bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, croup, etc. etc. It is pleasant and agreeable to taste, perfectly safe. aud can always be depended upon. Trial bottles free, at Wedge A Barlow's drug store. A large supply of Extras and the hest grades of Twine and W ire on hand, for sale at low rates. THE NEW McCormick Steel Mowers! Tile Lightest anil the Strongest, the Best and the Cheapest. Wide Track*. High Wheel*. Hickory Pitman*, Brass and Babbitt Bose*. Universal Joint*, and nothing to get loos**. PATENT MERINOS to carry the weight of tile bar, making It raise easily, and run light. The smooth bar wit Ii our Patent Automatic Self-deaning Guards, Steal Plates and new style Sickle, make them proof agal list Clogging. A pony lean* can draw I hem and a child can operate them The keenest cutters on earth, the BEST IN THE WOULD. They have NU Kl VA US. To Huvo Time, To Save Vein I *«*(£■** •'I*. To Save Riinuiuu; to Town, BUY THE MCCORMICK! f ' I YING my exclusive at I rn Ii on to McCormick busine**, and keeping my men aud teams the ' I year through, I am enabled lo promptly attend to all calls with experienced men. atef no! cause you to wait and tie delayed by Ignorant experts, or from not having Extras on hand. I will be pleased to have ail farmers call on me; I will accord fair treatment and quote one price to all. TV. SS. KREBN, (iiinprnl arui Lopnl Ascill,    K«*n,    Alinit. You May Be Ever so Good Blit you cannot be happy if your Feet feel bad. To avoid this, buy solid, durable,easy-lifting BOOTS OR SHOES! I We keep them, and we have the kinds for the Fanner and his Wife, Ii is Boys and Ins Girls. We Keep Komion Kinds that are Korrect and Komfortable! We also keep a Large Assortment of FINE, STYLISH SHOES, Such as very Genteel Ladies, Lovely Maids, and Gentlemen of Fashion will want. -VII kinds suitable to tile Season and sold at Brices that will be sure to please. WEUM cV IIKBG, Successors to C. C. Dwight. 2sTew ISTo~velties in SPRING GOODS, .NOW A HI* I VINO AT J. W. SMITH’S, The Leader in Dry Goods. French anil Domestic Satteens, beautiful in design and finish, just Hie thing t'o-r early Spring wear. Toil© Du Nords, Seersuckers. Choice Ginghams in great variety. White Goods in Check and Stripes, Flouncing^, ^broideries Ac. Black Silk Flouncings in Spanish and Chantilla at 81.00, 81.25. 8I.0O,, 82.00, 82.50 and 83.00. Just in, a large assortment of Ladies’ and Children a Ilosenes. I he goods are Guaranteed Absolutely Fast Black, And Stainless. No humbug. Goods taken back if not as represented. A Job Lot ofibeautiful Ribbons on sale this week. Brices low. Corsets Uuehmgs, Laces, Linen Collars and Cuffs, in large assortments. I am making low prices on Jill Woolen Goods, to close out and make ri aking low prices my Spring Stock room tor OneThousamTyards of new Carpets just in. Buy now before the advance. Yours for Good Goods and I.ow Brices, J. W. SMITH. Agent for Butterick Patterns. ;