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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - April 9, 1897, Albert Lea, Minnesota Freeborn county times. Vol. Ii. No. 22.Albert Lea. Minnesota. Friday. Arrie.i8>7. To Elv e Rales. Just before easter on saturday apr. 17, we hold our special Sale of jackets capes skirts suits. J Goff int s"5.5 j i Quot Quot rom us our cloak specialist comes with an entire Stock of All the very latest. To a a a a a a Hatch them if you can. Is we Are using some very Good bait and the / fishing is Good. Hair cloth first rate for skirts Etc. Brush skirt binding 7c. Best double texture ladies Mackintosh in town 10 Inch sweep �4.9s. Fiji a Hayden in co. Snap shots. Mayor Wilkinson is mayor of Albert Lea not of the License party alone. The second Ward and the City appreciate the very valuable services of w. A. Morin. Over fifty votes were cast in the first Ward before eight of clock tuesday morning. There Are just exactly one Hundred and fifty who can say to Alderman Strauss a i did it. A Paradox three License aldermen a License mayor and no License. Will it prove a a blessed Paradox Quot a a nah a said the Boon companion after the vote was decided a a there a Many a slip twixt the cup and the it was thought by some of our citizens tuesday evening that the a dutch band Quot a had returned to town. Alex. Mckee on the election a the business men lied to me. Hereafter i u Send to Minneapolis and buy my goods. A both License and no License men were confident of Victory tuesday but each party predicted that the vote would be very dose. The citizens of the first Ward decided by a close vote that they would not be represented in the Council by an August personage. We predict that commencing with the harvesting of the next crop the merchants of this City will enjoy the most prosperous period since 1892, Winnebago City has maintained a policy of no License for eight years and now Blue Earth City Falls into line with a majority of eight against the a Lex n. Give us the sewer and a few improvements in the Way of sidewalks and Albert Lea will easily maintain her proud position As Queen of Southern Minnesota cities. Sex Alderman Armstrong made a Long hard fight in his Bailiwick but the popularity and known business ability of his opponent proved too much for the Young Man. The sports had a great time of it and excitement ran High in their circles. The License men were confident but the no licenses were the Confidence men that took them in. In America we advocate the adoption of the Laws we think Best and right and when a Law is adopted most of us patriotically observe it until it is repealed by the majority. Keep your laundry on there is no Alderman in Albert Lea who would attempt to thwart the will of the majority by granting License even were such a proceeding Legal. Of my friends and those who voted for me at the late election will forgive me once More i will try never to allure them to defeat again. I was led to expect better treatment at the hands of my co workers. Do Wilcox. S. Strauss the popular and prosperous merchant has promised to give the City the same care that lie has so Thrif tily applied to his own business. He is an excellent Man of affairs Aud should be made chairman of the finance committee. Although a larger vote was polled in the first Ward than in either of the other two not Only wore tin judges of that Ward the first to Complete their count but Twenty minutes after the polls closed it was known that the Ward had gone no License by eighteen majority. Tile opposition did the ministers a great injustice a heu they said that the a Brothers Quot had no tolerance or even tact. It was an error and we can prove it for the divines in their tolerance and Wisdom refrained entirely from jangling their Church Bells in Celebration of the Victory. In the retirement of w. S. Krebs from the Council the City loses the services of a faithful and unusually Eli cent servant. Or. Krebs is a careful business Man and it is due him to say that he took the same interest in the affairs of the City that he does in his own business. As chairman of the finance committee or. Krebs examined carefully All claims and Bills against the City and his watchfulness resulted in the saving of much Money to the City Treasury. In advising measures in estimating costs expenses Aud taxes or. Krebs has been remarkably accurate and in All matters relating to the City finances his services have been invaluable. He retires from office with the respect and esteem of not Only his constituents in the first Ward but of the people of the entire City As Well. Spring millinery opening big t shoe store faultless fitting is the seasons fashion event. Thursday Friday and saturday april 8th, 9th, and 10th. Mrs. Williamson miss Sweet. Returns of election held in this City last tuesday. First Ward. For mayor v. Gulbrandson. C. Is. Wilkinson. For treasurer c. In Fri Lur. For Alderman at Large a Chas. Jorgensen. Fur Alderman a Armstrong. S. Strauss. I Quot or License. Against License. Second Ward. For mayor v. Gulbrandson. C. M. Wilkinson. For treasurer c. La. Kellar. Fur Alderman at Large Chas. Jorgensen. Fur Alderman w. A. Morin. H. Ii Wilcox. For License. Against License. Third Ward. For mayor a caul Draudson. C. M. Wilkinson. Fur treasurer c. Ii. Kellar. For Alderman at Large Chas. Jorgensen. For Alderman w. H. Lowe. Henry Wohlhuter. For License. Against License. Summary. Number of ballots cast in first word. Second Ward. Third Ward. Total vote of the City. For mayor c. M. Wilkinson. V. Gulbrandson. Wilkinson a majority. For treasurer a ii. Kellar. For Alderman at Large Chas. Jorgensen. Alderman first Ward s. Strauss. Augustus Armstrong. Strauss Quot majority. 125 i to 270 i by i . I to 15s 12s j 05 119 230 in iss 137 155 -0 111 105 too 108 us 90 306 299 191 tug 454 333 121 of 4 054 150 149 i such fitting As we do is conducive to foot Comfort. Consider what it is Worth to have your feet feeling free and easy free to walk run or jump. Csc 5� 3 exc o a to r. Faultless fitting is a Strong feature in our Selling. Come in and if see How we do it. Ladies Fine oxide Vici cloth top Oxford ties mahogany color a to a $375 ladies Fine oxblood Vici Bootee dime toe b to a $3-75 a most careful consideration and preparation enables us to announce a Stock of millinery which we believe will engage the fancy and attract the patronage of the Best As Well As the Well dressed ladies of this City. We cordially invite your attendance. Iii ladies chocolate Vici silk vesting tops oxfords Quarter cd a h Dollar toe a ladies Black v Ici cloth top Button Oxford Dia last men s Russia calf lace shoes Lenox last something new $3.00. $3.00. $5.00. A a a a repairing gently dont game Hayden amp co. Alderman second Ward a. A. Morin. Ii. La. Wilcox. Morin a majority. Alderman third Ward a Lenry Wohlhuter. W. H. Lowe. Wohl Huters majority. In it a License. Against License.,. Majority for no-1 ice Nae. 107 125 43 id 75 33 370 Al financial report. To the honorable City Coln cil of the City of Albert Lea hinne50ta. Foil tax col Quot cd Esfi 395 on Cash for sidewalk 20 go Cash for City pasture 30 of Nom in certificates 50 00 Sale of cite desk 5 on i ent Lemex a herewith is submitted the Nim Teeth annual statement of the finances of toe City of Almery Lea. Minnesota for the period beginning april 1st, 1890, and sliding March 31st. Ilg. C. A. Briggs City clerk. Total receipts for year ending mar. 31, 1897. It haters out St Udo a apr. I Quot it. Grand total j i Niu Quot us pm texts a Fromm a i ions. Sewerage Phi re a 350 no Spring Lake Drain 120 75 co. I in 1. S. M 31 wat Clung Bilge and dam til 5o bal. On City warrant 1250 00 City printing Folie. Special and regular. I it. On Bonds and warrants fire dip or Tai or in. 1,780 75 29,408 17 3,579 39 �?~30.047 40 50 00 51 50 19 50 5 on w Ork on dam Chut claim deeds labor sundries ----1,309 til i Quot Tai orders issued from apr. I. "90 to apr. I. It. §17,240 33 oils to and g orders a a 12,230 in Ash on hand 570 us grand total. 8 >0,047 by 1.83 4 115 1,834 3.054 50 15 45 13 state to is Ito 7 j supplies 4 1 salaries 1. Tree i. Abstracts 01 uece1fts i Ash on hand april i. 1890, $ 4.5 i Ines. Stacy. 131 >0 la. A. Church. 9 of g. W. Hopkins 7&Quot 5o la Bot j mat i us i City lighting. St a a Quot to sprinkling i �?o04 04 ii a 30 2.893 2,032 297 to 08 33 water work from Freeborn Cov nay. Taxes on refunding s. Mry. Ads "95. 1-5 02 taxes on refunding a m. By. Bids "90. La Quot 15 june settlement. 947 85 nov. A mar. S to met 5074 93 state fire approx Quot iat n 170 79 211 of Engineer s salary 7so no water rent refunded i1 00 supplies 241 90 la Bor 119 55 i freight on sundries l l 49 fuel -5s of 3."04 5 5 15,019 74 la Esse. Paddlers licenses 30 do auctioneers a a 50 of Bill poster s a a 5 of show 138 of billiard amp Pool a 2 7 92 plumbers a 50 of from City water Al water rents. Miscellaneous. Sale of City St. Lamps 105 75 a a old Iron rubber i 50 a a old fire Dock 3 of a a Oil House amp tank 3 of a a of lamp posts i of a a a a a old lumber i on a a a a Bridge Timber 5 of Money refunded by police to 50 Cash for in City or no to 1250 of 500 95 4.398 99 salaries. City attorney 270 89 a a clerk 455 of Justice Stacy 30 2o Church la 00 Hopkins i to ii it i of equalization 54 Oscity treasurer 50 of a assessor 200 of a Point to remember. Ii you wish to purify your blood you should take a Medicine which cures blood diseases lit record of cures by Hood s Sarsaparilla proves that this is the Best Medicine for the blood Ever produced. Hood s Sarsaparilla cures the most stubborn cases and it is the Medicine for you i Quot take if your blood is impure. Hoods rills an tin Best after dinner Pill assist digest iou cure headache. 25 cents. Buck Leo is Arnica Salve. The Hest Salve in the world for cuts bruises sores. Flyers. Salt Rheum fever sores Tetter chapped hands chilblains Corus Aud All skin eruptions and positively cures files or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfactii>11 or be o r refunded. Price 25 cents per Box i n Sale by All druggists. Rare bit cigars it Sawver s. 1,089 79 Misc Ell a nexus City elections 427 50 paupers 93 on committee expense 17 on witness fees 0 72 keep g water a place 5 00 City dockets loud Blaisdell judgment 9 57 insurance 45 of fuel for City Hall it 90 fish Way too in Telephone 30 of livery to 50 Parks 28 of stationery postage 23 50 surveying Fountain Lake 197 22 powder absolutely pure celebrated for its great Leavening strength Aud Healthfulness. Assures the food against Alum and All forms of adulteration common to the cheap brands. Royal baking powder co., new York

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