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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - May 2, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota » VOL. XXXII.ALBERT LEA. MINN., MAV 'I, 188!). NO. 18. FATHERS and MOTHERS! Are alwjivs <rhul to dress their Children well, for it is pleasant to see I luau eomtdrtaldv rind, and to nee the Children themselves enjco HP rt ti & v * t IU. A voting man or liny with dirty, ragged or ill-iitting Clothes is ashamed of himself, and it is natural, for there is no excuse for either kind ii his parents do their duty. Dirty Clothes can he washed: ragged ('lotlies eau he patched, and Well-Fitting Clothes! Of all grades, from the cheapest to the very finest-, can be hon el it t he \ ear round at THE BOSTON Hnfl rv Qtnppi DL J. Parent' should call and set* the great Assortment ol St vies for Bo\s of all ages that we early. A\e •ll Clothes ready made, Cheaper than von ran ho v tlie ch>t Ii. st 1 CLOTHIN G I For nil llic Mm and Boys in iii*- County, anil I’rices 11i ;t t will A "I i > 11 i "Ii. tho' till; sn, tit the Wi Oit-PncB Cli MOREY E. STERN, Prop. mmmrm b H ft rn TI ll Ii The most successful and most durath of all harvesting machines. Contains every device needed to wake a machine perfect. /Hade cf tho hest material and in the best way. Light draft and easy work for driver and horses. Easiest raised Grid lowered of any harvester. There is no weight on tho horses' necks; no tearing of canvas or straps, Lur there aru springs to relievo the strain caused by shrinkage; no choking at front, of elevators, for their is a relief take to prevent it. No other Binder has litis valuable device. Everything on the CHAMPION has been made as simple and substantial as possible. No other Harvester bas as good cutter bar and ritards, or aa many and as good knives, or as strong and adaptable reel, or as simple a method of driving the Binder, nor as good plan for squaring the butts of tho bundles. The CHAMPION Butter is unlike any other, and is superior to them all. The CU AM PION will entail ki lids of small grain that grow no matter in what condition; it is lighter draft than any other Harvester doing the same work; it is easily managed by any far uh r; it will cause less trouble and expense for repairs, it will make less delay in harvest time, and it will do more work aud be more durable than any other Harvester and Binder that is made. THE WARDER, BUSHNELL & GLESSNER COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD, OHIO. MANUFACTURERI- CHICACO, ILL. Good News! We Now Ofter $7,777.00 Worth of At Cost and Below Cost! 1‘rolits No Object! I'iic Goods Must (Jo. Our Stock if Fresh aud New, and no Bankrupt Shelf worn goads. They are all Solid and md Shoddy. THE WAR HAS COMMENCED, And we will meet any nit prices iii the city, VV© mean business, and don t you forget it. < all and se© for yourselves. Our terms are Spot Cash. Yours Truly, NELSON & SORENSON. 307 East Broadway. ACAIN TUB BIN IHM. TWINE <|l ES-MON. THE OLO VIEW OK THE Bl ULE. CONSIDER!NU < ITV CONCERNS, Another Lien of the Matter ham Ilion Men Are I p ll Arms, Elf Hor tSfaiiffri rtf: Referring to the letter of the Md or-mirk Harvester Co. published in your Inst issue, please insert the following lines in order to illustrate the other side of the question. It is funny reading when Met 'ormick states: “VV hen Hie farmers call for relief McCormick is reach with a helping hand to come to their aid.’* The helping hand is extended to farmers using Met ormick binders in offering an attachment at sir, cash down with order; but Mel ormick agrees not to furnish the necessary wire, and most likely it will lie impossible for the farmers to obtain any wire at all localise tin* manufacturers of wire may combine’ with the twine men and both try to skin the fanners and divide the profit. At any rate McCormick's brotherly love for the farmers in calling for relief is at un end after collecting 815 for an attachment, probably at a profit of IM) per cent. tile fanners will not be able to use and therefore the relief will only come to McCormick’s treasury. Furthermore, the letter is ti bait to other farmers in need Of new binders, and likely some victims may be caught by it who never used any wire for binding. "“Midi fanners. however, who formerly were subjected to the annoyance of using wire for binding, as well as to tin* danger •iud losses in getting the broken win* mixed up with the straw, fodder, teed and grain, will never use wire again, no matter how low the price oI wire and how high th)* twine. They would sooner change their selfbitider to a harvester by taking off tie* binding attachment and substitute a platform arid table which any farmer could make himself at v«*ry little expem-e and bind bis grain with straw by hand. In this manner farmers could easily break up any combination adopted to raise the price of twine or wire beyond a JKJ-.ut which seems unreasonable. It is evident, however, that this season no such action is necessary, and reports about .scarcity in material for twine and the alarm about the twine trust is undoubtedly greatly exaggerated. Considerable twine is carried over ail through tin* country from last year, .and there will not bt* near as much required in I reel>om county as in former years. While it appears that less mamba and sisal twine is made than formerly, tile difference is made up by twine made from hemp liber raised iii this country. I his hemp twine may not be quite as strong as manilla lint it answers to the purpose. The undersigned have l>een offered such hemp twine at a figure to enable us to sell it at Iii cents and wa* are in hopes to b<* able to sell it even tor less, while manilla and sisal twine will sell at IO to I* cents. Though these prices do not seem to Is* out of reason, indications an* pointing to considerable lower prices on twine for tin* near future. It is almost certain that the liber from flax straw will soon be largely worked up for twine iii the Northwest, giving a supply ol material almost unlimited. Quite a number ol Herman farmers iii Freeborn count) will give the flax culture their attention this season. These men have worked up Hie Max liber in tin* old country, tin y understand it perfectly, aud thev claim they can furnish the cleaned ’ tiber at 5 cents per pound. > plan cries will spring up in every county, and Max tw ine fully as good as manilla can then be supplied iii retail at less than lo cents per pound, or else farmers can spin it themselves costing univ their labor in winter when they cannot employ their time to better advantage. We respectfully ask our farmer friends to consider tilt* above statements and not let them be influenced to detract from the merits of their machines which they found superior, by such mad efforts aud doubtful improvements as set forth in McCormick’s recent letter. Please bear iii mind that the Champion Binders and Mow ers, which we represent, do not require such mad efforts for popularity. Common sense alone will satisfy anybody not prejudiced that the late improvements un the Champion machines make them superior to all other makes of binders and mowers, while farmers who have used Champions for many years are satisfied that their old time* tried machines are still far more desirable than any other named binder or mower even ol the latest make. If you want a harvesting machine and want the most practical, durable, most easily managed and of lightest draft, buy a Champion of Yours Respectfully, Sieiiman A Horning, Albert Lea, Minn. Branches at Glenville and Twin Lakes. ttev. Mr. Ward Saji that \ovv-n-itiij * \n One Loot* There Cor Orient Iflr* Fart. The New York and Brooklyn Association of Congregational Churches held its spring meeting lust week, at tim Trinity Congregational church in Tremont. The New ^ ork Sun says there WW a discussion of “Tin* Modern Perspective of tin* Bible,' by the Rev, I)r. William Haves Ward of Newark and editor of the Independent. Mr, W ard said; ‘'The old view of the Bible was that it was till verbal plenary inspiration, .and therefore absolutely in-f.dlible, The traditions of thousands of years had held that the Bible was incapable of error, either historical or ethical. To-day, however, people are willing to listen to cool, logical discussions of Biblical questions. They now ask themselves if Isaiah really wrote Isaiah. There is already a split in tin* Presbyterian church on this very ground. 'The more advanced critics of tin* Bible, of whom Prof. Briggs is the chief exponent, say that many seientilie facts ar)* not borne out by the Bible, and that is so much the worse for the Bible. To-day tin* progressive christian weighs everything cand ally, and conies to conclusions in accordance with scientific facts. Nobody goes to the Bible for scientific information." The Rev. *fohn Ii. hcudder of Mersey Pity spoke on the subject of “The Mission of the Church to the Lapsed Masses." Among those present were tie* Bovs. >. W\ King. J. N. Taft, Hr. Lyman Abbott, Hr. .1. G. Roberta day, .1. M. Whiten, Ph. IL, \V. Ii. Ingersoll, and tie Woodbridge. Ktreet Nprink ling; I’o-t untied (mil IMrt I* Free ii* Air**-A Honed of Health ChMen, find V Few Other % flair* 4.11 en Attention. KING’S llalli-. Ii. Waite, Rev, Ii. P. A .DM Defense of I lie Dbl Fir*! Al inn. Recruit-. KH Hor .Standard: I notice in your paper an item said to be by a veteran, claiming that those in this county v. bo enlist ell in tin* First Minn, were not old soldiers nor entitled to any (if the honors belonging to the glorious old first. We claim nothing that doesn't belong to us. Now about the twt lily-eight only who survived tin* last fearful charge he speaks of. The old soldiers of the First were consolidated in companies A and II, numbering when we joined the regiment some 120 men, who all claimed to have seen four years service and I believe the boys told the truth. The Frit was a skirmish regiment, and when we enlisted was lighting before Petersburg, ami we expected very warm work. I think tin* one-year men were willing to and did do their duty just as faithful!) as those who were in four years, and \ et. had better dry up. *    E    Ii Plinth*, Co. E First Minn. Jut. Cooperative Associations. The Minneapolis Tribune finds an instructive article on “Cooperative Savings and Loan Associations in the last issue of Hie Quarterly Journal of Economics. The author, Seymour Dexter, savs that no form of direct cooperation among the wage earners of the United states is attracting more attention at the present time than the various associations grouped under this name. After a review of the principles and various plans of such concerns lie gives a condensed sketch ol their • u igin and growth in this country up to Mate. He holds that the economic benefits resulting to society from this form of cooperation, when properly conducted, can hardly bt* over-estimated, and that the influences which radiate from these associations in a community are elevating, while the results which they induce possess in a high degree the desirable characteristics of permanency. The author has no confldence in loan and building associations aspiring to become national in the extent of their business. Ile characterizes them as schemes which will prove in the end unsatistactory, if not disastrous, and which will unjustly cast odium upon the trite cooperative savings and loan associations. Quoting from an article in the Tribune describing the rapid growth of a corporation of thiclass, he contends that such concerns are, in fact,“corporations formed and conducted for purposes wholly different from the objects of the class of associations whose name they assume.’’ The subject has attracted great attention in St. Paul and Minneapolis, and throughout the stat e, the result being the passage of a bill by the legislature providing for a rigid inspection of the so-called national associations, which, it is hoped, will protect the people against their frauds and impositions. Boring for (his. 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 win k better, iii less time, and with no wear 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. The Right Kind of A Justice Wanted. Discussing the kind of a justice of the peace needed in Hokah, the Chief fearlessly champions the rights of the people and with patriotic zeal presents their irresistible demands. It says: What we want is a man that knows law from a redltorse when lie sees it ami will give justice to whom justice is tine. It is not agreeable to 111 VV HUH! UfllUC *:    liitv .    ..... have a fellow decide acus© against you just be cause you hold his enmity. We want law and v ail’' you    . justice separated from suckers and redliorse. That is the point. Be Sure to Read Carefully. The Pioneer Meat Market has come to the front again fully stocked up with the choicest of all kinds of meat. No pains will be spared to keep up its reputation its a Mist class market in every respect. Cleanliness; choice meats, good weight, fair prices. All we ask is a trial. Iv. S. Horning, Proprietor. A. II. MCMILLEN, Manager. L, P. Jensen, Cutter and Tender. Hereford Calves for Sale. I have a Ane lot of half-blood Hereford bull and heifer calves for sale, and recommend them to the farmers of Freeborn county. None aro better, terms reasonable. C. Nelson, 12-tf    Clark’s Grove. sr. Caul Globe. A good deal of sport lins been made of the scheme in the Kansas legislature to bore four deep holes iii different parts of the state. There was some reason in it if there are probabilities of striking natural gas, coal or other valuable substance. I,ess rational uses arc made of a good deal of public money in this state than in experimental deep borings in the geologically diverse parts of the state. Individuals have been riskingagood deal ot money in tests for natural gas in Freeborn county aud at Stillwater. I hey will do good service if they fully determine the question of such deposit in those sections, lf there is anything of value laid away by nature within reachable distance of the surface, it will not subserve its mission unless expensive Chances are taken. A Sound Legal Opinion. IL balu brittle, Munday Esq., County Atty., Clay Co., Texas, says: “Have used Electric Hitters with most flappy results. My brother also was very low with Malarial bever aud Jaundice but was cured by timely list* of this medicine. Am satisfied Electric Bitters saved his lite Mr D. I. Wllcoxsou, of Horse Cavu, Ivy., adds a like testimony, saying: lie positively believes lie would have died, had it not been lor Electric Bitters.    , Tilts great remedy will ward on, as well as cure all Malarial Diseases, and for all Kidney, I iverami Stomach Disorders stands unequaled. Brice foe. aud-I at Wedge Hi Barlows Drugstore. The New Discovery. You have heard sour friends and neighbors talking about it. You may yourself he one of the many who know from personal experience just how good a thing it is. Ii you have ever tired it von are one of its staunch friends, because the wonderful filing about it is, that when once given atrial, Dr. Ring's New Discovery ever after holds a place in the house It you have never used it and should be aln toted with a congii, cold or any Throat, Lung or Chest trouble secure a bottle at once and give it a rail- trial. It I* guaranteed every time. or money refunded. Trial Bottles Free at Wedge .v Barlow’* Drugstore. The conned h*>ld an adjourned meeting Hat or-•lay evening, April lim matter of letting a contract fur sprinkling was called up, when city Attorney .Morgan cave his opinion that A contract can only be let on a petit fun of a majority iii value of tie* property owners on st re* is to la* benefitted, this tieing the provision of the new charter, on motion of Mr. Koatvoid the time for receiving bids for street sprinkling was extended until next Friday evening, and it was derided iii at when the council adjourns it adjourn to meet that evening, Moved flint the str*‘'*t sprinkling committee proceed to have -crinkling dom* when amount sub»eril**d by business men is paid. This motion was lost. Tin* matter was then laid over until Friday evening Th** clerk gave notice of the expiration of the electric lighting contract May itll. Mr Wiegand moved and it was adopted to receive bids for six or twelve lights next Friday evening. Mr. Edwards of tin* electric lighting company suggested that the lights should first he located. It was understood that the electric light committee should attend to the matter. Mr. I.OWC called attention to needed sidewalks on Main Street on tin* east side of Newton street. tin his motion the sidewalk in front of Ellitiim s lot was condemned and a new sidewalk was ordered to Im* built. Mr. Lowe also called attention to the eave In of the ditch draining Spring lake in the highway east of (Lo. Mu nu by s residence. Tin* street committee was ordered to make the necessary repairs. Mr. President called attention to sidewalk broken down by dra.vmen fin the north side of Water Afreet, known as Sanderson lot, W Iluel agent. Tin* sidew oik w as condemned and a new w ilk of proper \vkith ordered to Is- built. The clerk re el statement of prices of signal service flags, He was ordered to Inly a set of si/e i feet square al ■**.(*). Mr. Low e re|*>rted against repairing the bridge across tin* outlet of the Spring lake reservoir, southwest of a. McNeil's, a fitot bridge was ordered to t»e built Connelly JC Dominick Joked permission to take tun or more loads of sand from the city gr uel pit. Th© request was granted at IO cents a load chief Mitchell of the tire company submitted a telegram from the chief of the tire department of Rochester, Mating Hist their engine was all right and that they would trade it to Albert Uh on reasonable terms, Mr Wiegand, committee on water supplies, re ported that three reservoirs, pru|*erly toe Jed, would furnish ample tire protection. The committee was given further lime to re|H>rt. A Is lard of health was elected consisting of Dr F. A Blaeknier. Dr II. II. Wilcox and Dr. J. I’. Von Berg, the fir-t for three years, the see ond for one year and the third for two years. The nil* s were sii<|M-nded and the elections wen* made by acetamid iou. M r. I ku» in lek in id)* a pro|s)s|tlon as toeisteftis in w ti it -11 he agreed to build from one to fifty ami guarantee that they wmild hold water aud not freeze, but he did not offer to keep them supplied witll water. The session then adjourned until Friday evening. Combination Optometer! Beal Estate Transfers Prom April 12th to April 27th, 1889, furnished by IE R. Fo&itniL Begister of Heeds ami Abstractor of Titles: H .I Anderson to Alfred Larsen, aw im see „',x (’jtrlMoti.........................  | la*my (J Greene to August Meism-r, w; im see h Nunda............................... W ) Wilson to ll D Brown and Dill* Bibbs, tot E K itteLoii A Joiinsrud Mibd. lots 15 arni IC blk 14 City.................. Mail loo I. Frost to John M Kughlum, ie, nw and sw im Bancroft................. Heirs ut Win Morin to Thomas Richards. lot » blk is Morin’s idd City.............. Lewis ii Gmisdate11 to Gist© (I Grasdaien, uQ ne and nw se sec JI Manchester...... Mrs Bandi Morgan to Leroy 0 Greene, on** acre In see |(j MOSCOW..................... Heirs ut Win Morin to Mrs Bertha Col by, lot JI blk 2Morin's add City............ George A Bowman et a1 lo Con Goebel, lots J, 3 and c se nw sec *.) Albert fa-a.......... St Baul A; Chicago ll Ii to LO Greene, se in* see ar. Geneva.. ........................... Samuel Condor to Octave Goodnature, ne im see »: Geneva......................... Octave Goodnature to I. ({Greene, sw ne Moscow  ............................ Leroy <) Greene to Mi un Central By Co oho acre tutee lo Moscow .................... J, O Greene to Octave Goodnature, sw se sci- 22 ami se ne sec JU aud aw ne set* 27 ) ieneva.................................... Johannes Guiliksoti t<> Charles W Hayes, hit 14 blk I Morin's add City.............. L <) Greene to Ole liinjum, sw rn* section s Moscow................................... Daniel Sheehan aud C I) Elder to C G Edwards et ai, lot U Alden V illage.......... CG Edwards et al to Well* Creamery Co lot I Alden Village...................... Nelson Orndorf to Nels I* Anderson...... finn :mu turn I .'SJO too I JOO 15 250 Juno too so HJO 2U0 moo 135 1500 2000 POO Assessors’ Meeting. A meeting of the Assessors of Freeborn comity was lieut at Albert Lea April 27th. Un motion John Robertson was elected chairman and W. IL Miller secretary. The following schedule of average values on personal property was agreed upon: Horses, one year old .....................$    is.on Horses, two years old..................... do    00 Morses, three years old and over. • •••••*•«    55. U() Stallions, first class........................ iou.UU stallions, second class.................... 150.oo Cattle, one year old........................ 4.00 Cattle, two years old....................... s.oo Cattle, three years old and over.......... th.OO COWS....................................... 12.00 Working oxen, per yoke.................. w    oo Thoroughbred bulls....................... 40.00 Sheep...................................... too lings, per cwt.............................. 2.00 Wag; uis. new.............................. 35.00 All other wagons and carriages left to assessor's judgment. Sew mg Machines.......................... s.oo Clocks..................................... LOO Organs and melodeons.................... 20.oo Pianos...........  200.00 Household aud office furniture left to the judgment of assessor. Agricultural machinery was also left. Steam threshers, new..................... r>oo    on Horse power rigs.......................... 200    OO Dogs....................................... 5    ou Motion to adjourn made and carried. John Robertson, VY. II. Miller, Sec.    Chairman. Scenery of Puget Sound. The scenery of Puget Hound, that great inland arm of tin* sea in the extreme northwest corner of the United States, is becoming more famous for its beauty yearly, as the number of tourists through that "region Increases. Placid waters, verdant vales, timbered mountains and soow-crowncd peaks combine to make landscapes of marvelous beauty. That body of water is also of special interest to our jieoule because of tin* selection of a site there for a auge navy yard for the better defense of our country on the Pacific coast. ) un* of tin* grainiest views in that region is that of Mount Baker, as seen across the still waters of Admiralty inlet, as the main arm of the sound is called. This is Hie subject of a beautiful tinted engraving, 17x22 incites iii size, issued as a supplement to the April number of Tin-West Shore Magazine. The number also con tains many engravings of Port Townsend and Olympia. Any one seeking information about Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana or British Columbia, will find The West Shore Magazine the best source from which to obtain It. Send 2.r cents for a copy (subscription 12.50) to L. Samuel rut * publisher, Portland, Oregon. Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled for In the post office at Albert Leu, Freeborn County Minnesota,for the week ending April 27, issti; OKNTI.RMRN’K IASI*. Roller Thykeaon, Hilted C. t Jlson, Andreas Olson, oh* Peterson, Fred t) Kimball, T. A. Lewis, George Burd, Arthur Harrison. (J. W. Hartman. LA 111 KS’ LIST. Miss Ada Anderson, I Miss Sophia Hanson. Parties calling for tiny of the above letters will please say “advertised,’' giving date of list. To obtain advertised letters will cost I cent. Dolt K. STACY. P. M. N (Mice—H orseslioeing. Having taken the shop formerly occupied by C. Gustavson, opposite the National House, Clark street, I ain prepared to do horseshoeing and blacksmithing in all its branches. Special attention paid to fractious or lame horses. All J ask is a lair trial. Satisfaction guaranteed. M. Donahue. i lie latest and most practical instrunu nt for Hie purpose of TESTING THE EYES. Frequently one eye Is found to lie near sighted. while the nth©) may be far-sighted. The Im port,ince of fitting end! eve v**parntely will he readily understood. Till- oPT<»i icTi:n Is so arranged that the exact focus of lens required for eacfi eye can lie ascertained Without (• ness-Work, Dr confusing the sight, bv cxfieriitMmtlitK with different glasses, as Is usually tin* custom. I>n not fall to pave your ayes toited with tuts instrument, whether you are wearing glasses or not. This Iii-sfrument Is now in use bv us. No Charge hor Examination, And in connection with it we keep a largp assortment of Hie FINEST SPECTACLES That arc made. Clocks, Watches, Jewelry 1 A splendid stork for I s.* or for Birthday, Wedding and other Present*. Repairing warranted. BESSESEN & STEEN. J. F. JOHNSON. P. F. PETERSON JOHNSON & PETERSON, FURNITURE! A N I> UNDERTAKING! •A FINE LINE OF Parlor and Chamber Sets, KATTAN mid    C11AIKS, Extra Fine, New Styles, Ladies' Writing Desks, CURTAINS and FIXTURES. We pill up Curtains for our Customers. A full line of Cipskets siiKI < 'oIIIiih. Embalming given prompt attention. Night calla answered up stair* over Walter Thompson's hoot and shoe store. JOIINSOIV .V l'ETUHSON. HST©aa/- JSTovelties in . SPRING . . GOODS, NOW AKHIVINO AT J. W. SMITH’S, The Leader in Dry Hoods. French and Domestic Satteens, beautiful in design and finish, just the thing for early Spring wear. Toile Du Nurds, Seersuckers. Choice Ginghams in great variety. White Goods in Check and Stripes, Flouncings, Bm broideries, Ac. Black Silk Flouncings in Spanish and Chantilla .it 81.00, 81.25, 81.50, 81.75, 82.00, 82.50 and 83.00. Just in, a large assortment of Ladies’ and Children’s Generics. The goods are Guaranteed Absolutely Fast Blaek, And Stainless. No humbug. Goods taken back if not as represented. A Job Lot oftbeautiful Bibbons on sale this week. Prices low. Corsets, Backings, Laces, Linen Collars and Cuffs, in large assortments. I am milking low prices on itll Woolen Goods, to close out and make room tor liiv Spring Stock. One thousand yards of new Carpets just in. Buy now before Hie advance. Yours for Good Goods and Low Prices, J. W. SMITH. Agent for Butterick Patterns. EDWARDS, Madson & Christenson, 5^. Blacksmithing, Horseshoeing, and Plow Work. The making and Repairing of Well Tools a Specialty, shop Opposite L'nterpri*© Ollie©. ;