Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - March 7, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota
VOL. XXXII.ALBERT LEA. MINN., MARCU 7, 1889.
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IM, Coal Owing.
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FINELY FURNISHED ROOMS!
I >11* 11 * J .RA PHH tak**n »« . .riling lo latest
I ami Im*«! styles. Arti-lt thoroughly skill*".! •I iih. v y*' n V rt iwrn-iH'.-will at t#Hi(t t<i aH
|.;iir*»ns Rrlres its |«*w .** the Uiw#*,t for lh#* .lass of work done. lVi>|.|« from the roan try as well as the < ily ai.* Invited to rail and see our eonveiitenes - and sit Lira t>li<*to|cru|)li. Halts* I At" i*oi go-.ruiteed, or no eliarge.
W. D. FENHOLT A CO.,
I*.t< idwav. Oi'fanlte Hansom Bro’# Htort*.
It. D. BROWN A CO.,
Bant of Albert Lea.
HOEH A ti RN KRAL
Pity fro pert if »n»#f f ut proved
Po rnin for Hut*.
Money to Loan!
• ut Lf.it I -.I .1.- Sn’iiiily at it Mw Hate of Iii-
ii ii. lino ii v a- co.
JU. MUSH I SH EK, Proprietor,
Healer Iii all kinds of
lain anfl Granite,
FOREIGN aud AMERICAN
Table-Tops, Mm, Mantles, etc.
I K KEEP only the hest workmen and gnaran-1 lee Hutisfa*Hon In every respeet.
M. BESSINGER, Cor. Clark and Washington Hts.. Albert Lea.
DKAI.KKS IN ALL KIN IIH Or
Fcosh allli Salt Meats.
We keep constantly on hand all kinds of
Baals,Dried Beef.Poaltry.Game and Fisa.
The BEST BRAN DM of
O lf STEES
al the lowest possible prices.
J ^‘Honest weight and prompt delivery guar-anteed all our customers. Stand, on east side of Broadway adjoining Anderson’s restaurant.
lim util ii I iron*.
Manufacturers and Biggest Wholesale York and Philadelphia, a
GRIPMAN & BABBITT,
ICE and DRAYING.
WK KEEP IN STOCK Ald. QUALITIES arid grades of Wood and Coal, and will upplv city and fanners’ trade at lowest prices. C«C“Blaeksimth’s coal always on hand. Wood sawed to order.
GRIPMAN A BABBITT.
Yard south of S. M. railroad track. Order Slate at T. V’. KuatvoUl’s and Owen & Maimer's.
T TTT Cl P A PPT! may be found on file ar, Geo. A XIAO r Hi MUSS p. Rowell it Ooh Newspaper Advertising Bu reau (10 Spruce St.), Where advertising e*<utractd may ba rn adv for It Fu NKW YOU Ik#
MAMMOTH SPRING STOCK
Of Men’s and Bovs’ Best and Latest Styles of
where I bought an Immense Quantity Stores. Buying so Extensively
IHS is the result of my recent trip East of Clothing to Supply all of our Twelve I naturally was able to obtain remarkably Close W holesale Prices, and such as will eiiu1 ‘ this (
was ame in oDtain reinarKaujy • us to supply our Albert Lcajtrude at Closer Figures than ever were it v. This pleasing fad we are prepared to prove to all who call on
No Last Year Styles or Last. Year Prices!
We have an rnusiiallv large line of Youth’s, Boys’ and Children's Suits,
COATS, PANTS, and VESTS,
l*at< K Tis. .I ACJiEm «.v<
will Positively Sell at what here was so remarkable
the Material Alone would Cost. Our successful that we are determined to give even
Better .*. Bargains .*. iii v 1889.
We have found that the fteople appreciate good goods, close profits, and
ONE PRICE TO ALL.
ONE price to till still holds good, and it is plainly marked on every article. More than this: We Guarantee every article to be as represented, and if there is the
least dissatisfaction or complaint in any case, we will take the goods back or make the bargain good in cash. This is Square Dealing; it is right, and we have found that it wins. We extend a cordial invitation to all to call whether they want to )iiv or not.
The BOSTON ONE PRICE CLOTHING STORE, the Biggest in Southern M innesota.
MOREY E. STERN, Prop’r.
THIS BEATS THEM ALL!
We have Determined to
Our Stock as soon as possible, and in order to do so, we shall sell our Entire Stock of
At Cost and Below Cost.
QURS is a Genuine, First-Class Stock. No job lots; ^ no sheriff’s or bankrupt shelf-worn goods. WE WILL BEAT ALL CUT PRICES. Our Terms must be cash. It will pay you to call soon. This Means Business.
WEUM Si BERO,
Dwight’s Old Stand.
MEUS or out M IL II Holts.
4 ii I loti front I tinning; I 'ontoniiiornriro •••ltoa« of Intorent an*i I«t«*n*« Ulna-• i ii! I nu I.oral Life.
lion. J. IX West is in town this week visiting with his family. The Advocate re greta to learn that he thinks of moving to Hastings sometime during the summer.
To judge from the number of auction sales of stock and farm implements which take place every week, the past y»*ar must have been a disastrous one to the farmers.
J ark v«n Republic.
We guess we wen* a little premature in announcing Ute marriage of Norm Tuttle, it appears that Norm was ail ready but he had not asked tin girl yet. still, we think now that Chi leo is broken, it will not he faroff,
Lucie Wightman is past eighty yearn and h«* toils from morning till evening sawing and splitting woof!. 11 is health being good continually. Ile earns enough money with his saw and ax to keep a fair-sized family the year around.
In answer to a question why he had never married, Dr. Albee replied, tilt other day, that the most vital reason that he knew of was the fact that h< never in his lib* had asked a woman if sh** would have him, as her true, obliging and affectionate husband.
A new postoffice, named “Somber,” is about to be established at Rev. Tor-
* cr son’s residence, a few miles east of iristol. The new office was much needed; arid Mrs. Torgerson will preside over its destinies, acceptably, no doubt.
The question of licensing saloons in this village will be voted upon at the coming election, which falls upon Tuesday, March 12, petitions having been signed in accordance with law requesting th** village council to submit the matter to a vot** of the people.
And now we have spring. What a wonderful winter has just closed! So pleasant and yet gone so soon! Less than one week of real cold weather: less than six inches of snow; autumnal mildness all through and not one bad storm all winter. What will th** spring and harvest be?
The oat meal mill is meeting with excellent success. Ail the towns in the vicinity, Albert Lea, Owatonna, Mankato, etc., are taking the meal and pronounce it excellent. Considerable is sold also in Minneapolis and St. Haul and Chicago markets. It sells readily at top prices everywhere.
The Austin Electric Light Co. will start up their plant in a few days. The engine and dynamo arrived last week, ana are in position for running. Nearly everything is ready now, and the mysterious current which is to make Austin shine like day, will probably be turned on by Saturday night.
Senator Edwards is a candidate for U. S. Marshal and he is working mighty hard to secure the position. Now is the time he needs a friendly boost and lie should lose no time in corralling the support of the country press whose editors he lately said could be bought for #60 per head to support any man or measure.
Lake Mills Htar.
Mr. Bert Bagley and Miss Kirk went to Albert Lea .Saturday evening to attend a skating party, returning Monday morning. Bert also delivered her to her home at Putsy on Monday. His brother Lew tells us that he thinks the clerk of the court and the minister of the M. E. church had an important part to play during their sojourn.
We thought we had made a great discovery last week when we found so many people carried umbrellas in midwinter, but since our article appeared we have been convinced there is nothing new in the practice, for no less than six blushing damsels have called to ascertain if we referred to them in the article.
Minneapolis Tribune Reb. 28tli.
Digging for coal in Petersburg. Jackson county, has been going on all winter. Yesterday the drill struck coal at a depth of 157 feet and went through a four-foot vein. A company has been formed, backed by the Chicago Milwaukee X St. Paul railway, and they will sink a shaft at once. The coal was found on the farm of Hogan Hilbert.
In a mail match with Priv. Carl Maudlin of the 1st Reg’t, champion military marksman of the Northwest, last Monday. Lieut. Bird made a score of 755 on standard American target in IOO consecutive shots at 200 yards off-hand. 'Phis is the highest record up to date with the Springfield ride and service ammunition in the state, and consisted of 50 bullseyes or 450 in a possible 500, CTeedmore count.
Last Saturday we met two men, It.
A. Register and T. B. Sheffield, who having spent years of time and much money prospecting in the western states and territories looking for a location just suited to their minds had concluded to settle down and make homes near this city, and for that purpose they were in the city that day negotiating for lands situated near the county line a few miles northwest of Austin.
Judge Charles Grattan,of Staunton, Virginia, was the guest of M. T. Grattan last week. Judge Grattan was “one of Stonewall Jackson’s men” and wrote the General's report of Hull Run, or Manassas as they called it on the other side. Later on he was a cavalry officer with Stewart. His mission now is to invite rather than repel northern invasion and as Virginia commissioner of immigration he lias been seeking northern aid to build up the new south.
Winnebago City Press News.
Rev. Win. iirown of Alden, delivered his second lecture on last Friday evening to a good-sized audience. It is marvelous how the reverend gentleman escaped with his life after enduring the amount of suffering as narrated lie did while a prisoner of war. The receipts for the two evenings, after pay
Mankato Free Press,
The court room of the new temple of justice will he one of th** largest halls In the city. Its seating capacity will be nearly JJG, while there will he room for I,did people with a little crowding.
Forest City StfflMtt
Nelson ’Penny A Co,, of Minneapolis have leased a number of lots in the rear of the Winnebago County Hank, and will put in a first class lumber yard. A nimbi*r shed and office 104 feet in length will he erected on the north comer of the lots.
Blue Earth Cliv Register,
Clem. Rd wards, an eighteen-year-old student of th** college at Winnebago City spoke to MI overflowing house in the M. E. Church last Sabbath « it being the closing of the Free Baptist quarterly meeting. II** preached an excellent sermon for Che of his age, Fairmont Sentinel.
Last Wednesday John Flohr, of Waverly Pp., discovered a mink in his barn, and while trying to kill it. the animal ran between the feet of a blind horse. The horse was badly frightened ami jumped right on to Mr. Flohrs, breaking his right leg between the ankle and knee.
And now Gordonsville is thinking of going into the co-operative creamery Business,having, we understand,raised 83JXX) worth of stock out. of a possible 95,000, and done it with a rush. When it comes to subscribing for churches, creameries, Ac., Gordonsville never does things by halves.
“A Motlier” in Winona K**]miI>iic*b,
I really enjoy benefiting a nice plump youngster by giving it a good spanking when needed, aud have no sympathy with a namby-pamby sentiment that cries hands off. I know I received many spankings myself in m> younger days as well as some switching, ami J know it was good for me.
L Destructive lire in Blooming Prairie.
On Tuesday evening of last week the village of Blooming Prairie suffered from the most damaging lire it has ever known. One whole block, containing the hardware stores of Thus. Feeney and K. Morton, the general stores Of G. Jensen A Co., and M. Guthrie, the post-office, harness shop and barber shoji Iwing totally destroyed, with nearly all their contests. The fire originated, it is reported, in the jiost office building, owned by M. Guthrie, md rapidly spread to the adjoining structures. Tho fire occurred a fev\ minutes past eleven o’clock and most of tin* people occulting th** buildings were away from home in attendance at the Masonic entertainment.
The losses are as follows:
Tho*. Keeny, lim on building HUK), insured for Stou, loss (JU stock $3000, illumine** G. leu sen & Co., loss on building f J .‘mu, Insurance tJOO, loss on stock $5500. Insurance SHMO; K Morton, loss on building SHOU. Insurance Smut, loss on stock Siouu, insurance flow; M. Guthrie, loss on stock SHOO, insurance gaoou. Andrew Fettle, loss on two buildings $2000, no Insurance; J. A. McConnell, loss on building $i:ttio, insurance WOO; (leo. K. Camp, loss on stock $*>uu. insurance $.MJ; O. II. Norby, loss on household goods f.too, no Insurance; Mrs. Short, lo-s on household goods Sjoo, no Insurance; Mrs. Laird, loss od household goods $ 'low, no insurance.
The total loss is about 832,000 which is very heavy for a village like Blooming Prairie. The post office for the l>resent is located in the hotel.
While Caps in Caledonia.
Last Monday morning a poster of ominus jiortent appeared securely fastened to the walls of certain buildings in this village. It read as follows:
“A W ARNING.”
“VV'** ar** among you to »Liy till every licensed ruin-boir is cleaned out. lf Hic village council dare grant any license to whisky sellers this year. let the members look out, their scalps shall pay the penalty I We shall visit them and their sah>on patrons in the dead hours of night, break their bones, tear out their eyes, and mince to ashes the remnants of their vile carcasses! Take heed! Beware! Expect no mercy from us; you have no mercy on others.
By order of committee,
We cannot understand the meaning of this warning. It may be quite serious, as the society known as the “White Caps” have agents iii almost every city and hamlet iii the country. It may be well for our citizens to adopt precautionary measures to secure their safety.
The Teachers’ Association.
The Freeborn County Teachers’ Association convened at Albert Lea, March 2nd, 1889, and was called to j order at 10:30 a. in., by the newly-elect-* <1 president, Mr. M. T. Connelly who I tendered his thanks to tile association for th** honor they had conferred upon Hi in, and exj>ressed his determination to labor for the interests of the association. rhe minutes of tile last meeting i Were read and approved.
Mr. Grant Hutchinson was appoint*
> et! critic.
Prof. Schmitz illustrated the subject of proportion ill a masterly manner. A i discussion of the same followed, jiartic-iI>ated in by Dr. Abbott, Prof. Devens,
| M. I. Connelly anda few others. The isubject was so well handled by Prof. Schmitz as to leave little or no room for query, and the comments that were made were wholly in indorsement of his views.
County Superintendent Haugen was not present.
The inoperative law on Compulsory Education was attended to ny Mr. Devens.
Forty-three teachers were jiresent. Adjourned to l:3D p. m.
Association met jMirsuant to adjournment.
Mr. JAS. Donovan w as not jiresent to present his educational selections. which exercise had been postponed from the forenoon session.
sarah P. Burke conducted an exercise in Advanced Grammar.
rile discussions of this subject, w hich were continuous throughout the exercise, were of the l>est. Prof. Devens, Prof. Schmitz, Dr. Abbott anda few others entering into them with enthusiasm.
The exercise was followed by a discussion in which Rev. Mr. Baldwin joined.
ruder the head of "Miscellaneous Business” was the rejx*rt of the committee on purchase of library Ixtoks.
On motion an order for 921.91 was ordered drawn on the Association for the payment of said books.
rite library lias been removed to Mr. Jensen*8 drug store. Teachers can obtain books there at any time.
Mr. O. A.Thompson became a member of th** association.
Report of Critic.
Not less than IHG jiersons were present at the afternoon session.
Adjourned to meet the first Saturday in Ajirii.
sarah C. Burke, Sec’y.
Ors. (J, W. Gibson, and C. lf. Gibson, St. Paul Dentists,
Will be at their rooms at the Gilbert House, on March 7th, and will remain one week or longer if kept busy, fully prepared to extract teeth absolutely without pain or danger, by a system of our own. See our circular for testimonials of physicians, dentists and patients. We shall during this visit insert the iirst ten set of teeth, with life-like gums, for $10 per set. Gold tilling, gold crown, and teeth without plates, at reasonable prices. We guarantee all of our work to be satisfactory. See our show-case and bills in the post office on the 7th.
On June 15th the Wolden & Went/, will be dissolved by
copartnership of harness makers, mutual consent,
ing all expenses, amounted to 830. We understand4he lecturer arranged while here with Clabaugh Post on Decoration Day.
and all should take notice that now is the time to buy harness goods, as our stock must he closed out before that date. All owing the Arm will please call and settle at once as on April loth all outstanding accounts will be turned over to an attorney for collection without further notice.
10t4 WOLDEN Sc WENTZ.
For City Treasurer.
Agreeably to the request of friends I announce myself a candidate for the office of city treasurer. My store is convenient for the office, and if chosen I will constantly give its duties my personal attention. I will appreciate the support of all who have confidence in me and deem me lit for the office.
I ut 2 A. II. SQUIER,
Thin is what you ought to have, in fact, you must, have it, to fully enjoy life. Thousands are searching for it daily, and mourning because they find it not. Thousands upon thousands of dollars are spent annually by our people in the hope that they may attain this boon. And vet it may be had by all. We guarantee til at Electric Bitters, if used according to directions and tho ase persisted iii will bring you Good luges Hon and oust the demon Dyspepsia and Install instead Eupepsy. We recommend Electric Bitters for Dyspepsia anti all diseases of Liver. Stomach and Kidneys. Sold at soc. and fi.oo per bottle by Wedge & Barlow Druggists.
Bucklen’g Arnica Salve,
The best salve In the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Brice 25 cents. For sale by Wedge & Barlow.
Toller Talks, Hr Hors.
Ht. Baul Glob**, Man-h 1st.
M. J. Toller, of Owatonna, one of the board of directors of tile Duluth X Southern railway, was at the Merchants last evening. “We are sanguine over the outlook,” said he, “and our affairs are rapidly assuming definite shape. The road when completed from Duluth to .Sioux City will run through a prosperous country. It will not parallel any other line,*and its natural resources are unsnrpitssed. We are erecting Hie bridge over the river at Ziimbrota. and will complete the line from Red Wing to that point by April 1st, and by the 1st of October will have completed sixty-five miles of the line to Albert Lea, and in the other direction will run the line as far as River Falls. At that point we will have connection with Ashland and Duluth, and by that means have a direct line over which to haul our coal. At present the Northwestern Fuel company is enabled to control the market in our section of the country, and to put up the price accordingly. * It is impossible to say at present where we'll locate our shops, as they spring up proportionately to the development of the road. Of course all towns want the simps, and the number of men who will be employed will tend to develop the town where they will be located. When the line is eventually built from Duluth to Sioux ('itv we will, of course, be forced to establish divisions along the Une. No engine should be run more than IOO miles without being relieved, and the exigencies of the occasion absolutely require the establishment of divisions, and the possibilities are that the shops will l>e built at one of these points.”
Mr. Tuber was uncommunicative as to the precise location of these divisions, but from another source it was unofficially learned that they would ba established at Algona, Owatonna and the Sioux crossing. By means of this distribution of operating line of the425 miles between terminals would be equitably distributed.
Editor Standard :
The convention of the prohibition clubs of Minnesota was bela last Tuesday in Labor Temple, Minneapolis, and was attended by over one hundred delegates from various parts of the state. The usual enthusiasm and uncompromising determination to secure prohibition for state aud nation was manifested, and the usual conflicts between tin* advocates and opponents of woman suff rage was indulged in which resulted in a* resolution to endorse tin* national platform. The organization of a state league was perfected, with Mr. D. Morgan of St. Paul, president, and John S. Hughes, secre tary. The active work of organizing clubs will not be begun until next November, when the state campaign of ’90 will be begun in earnest.
Such a successful meeting taking place so soon after the fatigue of the last campaign, emphasizes the fact that the prohibition party is here to stay, and the fact of its staying insures its growing, and the greatness and righteousness of its principles must with such staying and growing qualities insure its final success.
Notice of Corporation Meeting.
A meeting of the corporation of the Albert Lea Lutheran High School will be held at the Principal's office, Wednesday. March 27th, 1889, at 8 o’clock p. nu, for consultation regarding the erection of school buildings, and for tho transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting.
T. A. TORGERSON, Chairman.
Bristol, la., Feb. 19,1889. 9t3
Selected and carefully cleaned Russian flax seed for sowing, lf you think of sowing flax you should write us for sample and prices. Oil Meal reduced to 81.10 per IOO pounds, cash. The cheapest and best stock food known. 9W Mankato Linseed Oil Cg