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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - October 17, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota VOL. XXXII.ALBERT LEA, MINN., OCTOBER 17, 1889. NO. «, IIIXIMCSS CAKDH. HEMAN BLACKMER, AWYKK. LANO KOR HALK. L* ii, Mint). ALBERT ITS OUR TREAT! s WM C. MCADAM, A WYSK ANO J LOOK OF PROBATE 4 Oftte Iii Court ll OUM, Albert    Mint), HENRY A. MORGAN, U0( FASO Ii TO LOVELY & MORGAN, Lawyer*. of!ti *» in iltlbnMwn Bro*'bi «ck (VrlCK DR. J. P. VON BERG. I >11V HUI AN ANO RC RO ION. I anil K«*«M*nr* on Clark Mtrrr* In th* former Kilt# lam) r»**i<J#ite#. Albert I,#*. Minn. J ———--------—V— 0. A. STEVENSON. I JllYHK IAN ANO MU HO KON. OFKICI I ovrr KCJchmiiY Drug Store, Albert I^*a, Minn. DR H. H WILCOX. I >ttYM!ClAN ANO BURO BON, ALBERT *    L**a.    Minn,    office corner Clark & Wash ington Hts., writ of Wodge & Barlow'*. W. C MERRILL ENT IST. OFFICE OVER Hploer A Jenson's drug •tore. Albert Lea, Minn. I)' So conn* mill alone to (lie BIG BOSTON E E. REMINGTON. / SIVIL LNC IN KKR. ANDOFFK'f Al, i’OI’N-w lf Surveyor, Surveying ann platting Iii any part of Omi county promptly attended lo it rea<n>nabir rates. Olhre In court boun#, Albert Lea, Minn. FREEBORN COUNTY BANK Silos. II. ARMSTRONG, I’KWH OK NT. Capital A'S).two. Albert Lea, Minn. Getter* al BanKlng Business. Insurance a Hpenally. S, lf. Cady. Cashier, 'I For All TE Ladies! A Splendid Fall and Winter Stock of Millinery has Av Mrs. S. (). * X o VI * ne-Pn PP jj ji mg I. j: SCHOOL CX A MIN ATHINS. They Are An Teat of Knowledge-- Ohjeftlons of a Prominent Educator. i At the last meeting of the State I Teacher^' Association and of principals j of high schools,Superintendent Gilbert of the St. Paul schools Uiscussed “Grade j examinations and I’lomotions in Our i Public Schools.” lh* took strong J grounds against tilt* current systems of examination. The daily working sys-| tr ill ms well as written examinations I earn** in for his censure. The principlt ! in each Wise. he said, *e<j ialiy vicious. : The attem pt to estimate the knowledge ! of a pupil in numeral is an absurdity. One might just as w< talk of bushels of knowledge. “My objection to examination as a basis of promotion,” lie continued, “is twofold. Iii tile first place it is opposed to all modem theories of education. The system of promotions by examination is baw si on the lying old proverb that knowledge is power. The seoond objection is practical Examination dots not in fact test knowledge. It is thus both false in theory and in tic*-." The speaker made great sport of tile examination as it is generally conducted. Iii the place of it lie would substitute a system of frequent recorded judgments by tile teacher! in the progress of the pupil. PR KMIOTEK IA MHN AMI MUON’. PROHL try and in prar- Tlie Flat* >peti received Pe tern in, Elegant st it tit Iv In Bonnets. and '(•signs arc bled and CM III- Ilats, [if all •mg ai Trimmings kinds, and -Volions such as every lady needs are offered at I nusually Low Prices. The Dress Making Department will continue under the direction of Mrs. Dell AN illiatnson, and in every respect Satisfaction is Guaranteed to patrons. MRS. S. 0. PETERSON. Tit Vin UU! Miss Caroline Narveson now has a big Store Full of the Iratest Millinery Goods, and especially calls the attention of Ladies to her Great Variety of Hats, lion nets, Flowers, Plumes, Ribbons, And Urn aments. She now has a tine lot of Silk Mitts and Gloves, which are sure to please. Ladies are invited to call while the assortment is complete. And examine the Liberal Bargains we have in store for the good people and honest yeomanry of Freeborn County ami Northern Iowa. When you rome to the BIG BOSTON tfou will find we don’t work off old stock, but give you the Straight Goods every time. The hest way to find out what we are doing and what you can do. is to come and see for yourselves. A And Gents’ Furnishing Goods, At prices unheard of iii the Clothing History. re was Moses lien tie Light vent Dei? Methodist Cob far once in Footed for Prohibition. At the recent Benaion of tho Methodist Conference the report of the com im tee*? on temperance declared that uncompromising hostility was the only attitude for tho Christian rim reb towards the liquor traflic, and that the Methodist church of Minnesota would never l>e satisfied with anything short of constitutional prohibition. High Ii cense would never be accepted; one saloon in tile state was one too many. It called upon temperance men to labor for Hie election to the legislature of men who would vote to submit a prohibition amendment to popular vote. The Dakotas were congratulated, and jhe W. C. T. I ', endorsed. An amendment was added declaring that “we will support no party that favors high license.* A Menial ion iii the Njnoil —Rn , hr. Irwin Waken I p the Posies—.The Keno) at inn* Tinnily Mtrnrtrile the Party Inane. From the Minneapolis Tribune report of the meeting of the Presbyterian I Synod we extract the following: “The sensation of the day now oc- I curred. Rev. Dr. Irwin, of Albert Lea. I chairman of the committee on temperance, read a report which, for eloquence, wit and good sound sense, I could scarce be surpassed. The loung-i ers around the outer row of pews under the gallery lost no time in taking 1 seats, and the large audience was all The J. W. SMITH COMPANY. WE HAVE IN STOCK NOW A FULL LINE OF Cloaks! AND ALL OTHER WINTER GOODS. tm Winners of the Standard’s Premiums. The Standard’s premiums offered at the fair have been awarded as follows: Daniel Hurd, copy of the Standard one year and Dr. Foote's book, “Common .Sense,” for being the oldest continuous subscriber to the Standard, he having taken it regularly since it was first issued, in .July 1857; Miss Emma Flindt, a copy of the Standard and of the Echo, for making best live pounds of roll butter, and the mother of Victor Crouch wins the Standard for a year for exhibiting the heaviest baby under one year of age. No award was made by the judges under the offer on coni. We take much pleasure in bestowing these premiums, and we hope the fortunate competitors may live to win and enjoy as their just awards the best blessings of life. LATEST FALL STYLES A Large ani Beaotifnl Assortment I mu pleased to announce mat I have received my Fall Stock of Millinery! And that it is composed of the most attractive assortment which I have ever displayed. Bonnets, flats and Trillings! in endless variety, and the prices are such that ladies can afford to gratify their tastes. ALL Millinery Work Is done by experienced . hands, ana is guaranteed to give satisfac* don. Making over straw bonnets and hats a specialty. Such work will be done in the most stylish manner, and at very low cost. Ladles are invited to examine our stock and style of work. MRS. J. STAGE. Albert Lea College FOH TOURS LADIES. A BOARDING SCHOOL WITH ALL THE Comforts and Beautiful Surroundings of Home Life. None but Elrat-Claa* I lint met or a Employed. Studies embrace a Complete College Course. For Catalogue and other information address, Ker. R. J* Abbott, Mi. Ii , President;, or Ii. G. Parker, See. of Executive Committee, Albert Leat MI inn Morey E. Stern was in the Big Boston making Another Cut in Clothing! Which so completely upset high prices and demolished would-be competition, that it will be Interesting to see tile fuss they will make. W'e have just received another installment, of FUR COATS, OVERCOATS, FALL SUITS, FmuiiNliiiig Goods, Etc., Which we propose to sell at figures our Competitors can’t meet. Our Stock is Complete iii every Department. The rush for Big Boston Barff ains! Is Phenomenal. We mean business and will do tile Clothing Business, and for Finest qualities and Lowest Prices the Household Word of Freeborn County must be the Hon. John L. (tibb" Favors Chicago for th** Columbus Fair. Duluth News. lion. John L. Gibbs, of tho state railway and warehouse commission, was a visitor in the city yesterday. I had a little chat with him on the* subject of the world’s fair, and found him thoroughly alive to the importance of having it at Chicago. “The people of the West want it there. It is Ute natural place for a national or an international gathering. The people who cross the ocean will not object to a pleasant trip of less than a thousand miles inland when it affords them a view of this country, all are so interested in seeing. Congress will take that view too, and Chicago will be the place chosen. I*. Tile* Clothing we? well Im not macle of pi&’w wool 01- ea tex'pill ri-'h eyebrows, nor sewed together with a liot iie»f?cllc* aud burning tlireml. Parent?’ Duty. Parents should be careful that their children do not contract colds during the fall or early winter months. .Such colds weakens the lungs and air passages, making the child much more likely to contract other colds during the winter. It is this succession of colds that causes catarrh and bronchitis, or paves the way for consumption Should a cold be contracted, loose no time but cure it as quickly as possible A fifty cent bottle of Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy will cure any cold in few days and leave the respiratory organs strong and healthy. For sale by Parker & Briggs. After the Fair. Everybody says the fair was a sue cess; we are glad of it, and trust we shall have a fair in this county every year. At the Second Hand Stine we itave a “fair” every day—fair deals and low prices on all kinds of goods. Can rig you out with anything from a lineup to a plush parlor suite, at way down prices. See our gloves, mitts and woolen hose. We have a 16-foot wall tent for sale cheap. Our fall goods have arrived. Come and see us for anything in the housekeeping line,both new and second-hand, visit us often. A. II. SQUIER. — — ---- The Fall Season. Have just received my Fall and Winter Goods, together with the celebrated American Fashions for line Merchant Tailoring, and am now prepared to show my friends and customers the finest Suiting, and Pants arid Overcoat Cloth ever brought to this city. Please call and examine goods and prices.    II.    A.    Hanson. - —* • »------- Can Truthfully Say. Mr. B. P. Lovejoy, a large dealer in general merchandise at Wahuska, Nevada, says: “I have tried St. Patrick’s Pills and can truthfully say they are the best I have ever taken or known used.” As a pleasant physic or for disorders of the liver they will always give perfect satisfaction. For sale by Parker & Briggs.   - — •      .. Direct From Japan. Hansom & Co., have just received direct from Japan, a large importation of fresh May picked Tea. Try a pound of this new Tea, and remember you are getting the best quality for the money you have ever had, as you are saving the middle man’s profit by buying of us. — - — For One Bushel Blew W heat We give 40 pounds straight Hour, warranted, ten pounds of bran and three pounds of shorts. A. Lea Mill and Elevator Co. convulsed with laughter, and the next sober and quiet and completely carried away with the eloquence of the speaker. Hut the climax was reached when Dr. Irwin wound up with the following resolutions, which the committee recommended for adoption: Resolved, That inasmuch as the Gen-, era! Assembly of 18814 in reaffirming its i deliverances of 1885 and 1888, recommending ministers and congregations ' to persevere In vigorous efforts until laws shall be enacted in every state and I territory, entirely prohibiting the I traffic; First, it has brought up those former I deliverances to the level of the ques- ' tion as it stands to-day. Second, that we accept its action in the premises as eminently intelligent. I Christian and Scriptural. I bird, that as loyal Presbyterians we must therefore work on the lines of Prohibition and not of regulation of the traffic. Fourth, that we range ourselves definitely alongside of our brethren of : other Christian denominations in this i great battle for the complete prohibition and overthrow of the business of drunkard making. The first three resolutions were adopted one at a time without opposi- ! tion, but when the fourth was reached there was a breeze. Dr. Burrell claimed , that he had always been a Prohibition-1 ist and didn't want the Presbyterian church to appear to tail in after all the other denominations. Dr. (iregory proposed as an amendment the resolution adopted by the last general assembly to the effect that the resolution be not construed as advocating any political party. This brought Rev. Lewis Richter, of Royalton, to his feet with a bound. He protested in a fiery little speech against mentioning any party at all. Rev. John Woods, who was evidently a good Republican, rose excitedly. and objected with all the emphasis he could summon, inasmuch as any line of policy except prohibition was deprecated by the second resolution, and as one of the great political parties stands for high license, he was down on the amendment. A motion to table both resolutions and amendment was carried by a rising vote of 48 to 15, and the matter was finally settled by the unanimous adoption u*f the following, introduced by Dr. Burrell, as a substitute for the original resolution: That we maintain our position iii line with other churches of Jesus Christ in earnest advocacy of prohibition, with the distinct understanding that no deliverance of this body shall be construed as favoring any particular political party.” It will be seen that the third resolution. which was adopted, is opposed to regulation, and therefore high license, and thus antagonizes the position of the Republican party as well as that of the Democratic, and yet Hie fourth resolution, as finally agreed to, renounces any affiliation with any political party, including, of course, the Frohibi-tion party. Thus onr Presbyterian brethren declare themselves prohibitionists but not for or against any political party; they propose to go it alone. THE THRESHERS’ CAMPAIGN. They Take the Farmer* by Ntorm---The Kina Rooster of the Crew'—The Raid They Slake on the Virtual)*— -A Jolly Net of Boy)*, and It Im Fun to Have them Around Sleepy Eye Herald. The most interesting business going on this month among the farmers is threshing. The advent of a steam thresher in the neighborhood postpones all other business, for it takes all the able-bodied men within two miles to run one. The fireman sits up all night with his machine and begins to toot his whistle about 5 o’clock. The feeder is the big man of the crew; he is held in great veneration. He is calculated to be a little smarter than the rank and file. At meals he sits at the head of the table and proves his ability to feed the machine by devouring everything within his reach. He is the only man that is permitted to come to the table without washing his face. There is no place yet discovered around a steam thresher for a lazy man. It’s “get there, Eli,” every blessed minute from start to finish. A threshing crew live on the fat of the land. The farmer’s wife commences cooking nine days before the appointment. A feast is prepared that for variety and abundance would astonish old Nebuchadnezzar. (Think that was the name—chance it anyhow.) The crew [18] are always hungry, they can eat more in ten minutes than any other set of men on earth. There ain’t enough of victuals left in the neighborhood to feed a tramp on after a steam thresher has passed through. The boys are a jolly set and have their fun. Two weeks more and the campaign will be over. It has been a magnificent season for their business, and the proprietors retire rich. People living iii the part of the County tributary to Alden, who do not find what they want there, can take advantage of our large assortment at the Albert Lea Store, by leaving their order at the Alden Store. i Prices Paid for Fen Produce. The J. W. SMITH COMPANY. WEUM & BERO. Sole Agents for the following Leading Lines of Ladies’ Fine Shoes! The Ludlow, and Elderton, Taylor & Co’s. Thew are kept hy all the Leading Shoe Men in the Country. We alto handle th* famous STRONG 4 CARROL MENS’ FINE Which have no eipial. Aho the HILL & GKKKN Little Giant School Shoe! That Can't he Beat. We keep the Largest Assortment of Mens’, ladles', Misses’. Boy?’ and Children’s Shoes in Southern Minnesota. We buy direct from the Factories, pay Spot Cash. and have no Middlemen to divide profits with. This advantage gives us a better chance to Sell Better Goods for the Same Money Than the Others, undersell us. rs. Don’t forget that we Lead both Iii Stock and Prices, and will never let any firm Don't fail to call at the Popular Shoe Store of WEUM A IIKRG, VuHtoui Work anti Repairing Herman tiorleake. Bl I Weal Broadway, neatly Hone by our Shoemaker, Mr. OUR NEW STORE, Is 120 feet deep, two stories and basement, and is chock full of as complete ti stock of HARDWARE As can be found iii this region. line of We carry a full Builders’ Tools aud Blacksmittis’ Supplies! The Best Kinds of A Hale Old Man. A hale old man, Mr. J as. Wilson of Allen’s Springs, 111., who is over sixty years of age, says: "I have in my time tried a great many medicines, some of excellent quality; but never before did I find any that would so completely do all ttiat is claimed for it as Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. It is truly a wonderful medicine.” For sale by Parker & Briggs.  —.«■#». - ■ —- Notice—Horseshoeing. Having taken the shop formerly occupied bv C. Gustavson, opposite the National I louse, Clark street, I am prepared to do horseshoeing and blacksmithing in all its branches. Special attention paid to fractious or lame horses. All I ask is a fair trial. Satisfaction guaranteed. M. Donahue. Paints, Oils, Machine Door and Window Screens, -Balli fir Oils, J And in fact we shall keep in stock everything to lie had in a big and well-ordered Hardware Store. We shall make it a point to sell Good Goods at CLOSE PROFITS! And are confident the inducements we ofter will prove highly satisfactory to all our customers. All are invited to call, inspect our new store and see our mammoth J. F. WOHLHUTER & CO. ;