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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - December 6, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota Times. First Lea Minnesota Friday december Ltd 1805. Number 4. Freeborn county time5. $1.50 per year. Hayward a last Hope. The supreme court has denied him a new trial and Hayward a attorneys have decided not to make a motion for a rehearing of the Case. The Only Hope left to the condemned Man is that the governor May decide at the last moment to commute his sentence to imprisonment for life. His poor old father with tottering Steps is circulating a petition for this purpose in Minneapolis. And it is being generally signed. Imprisonment for the remainder of his Days at hard labor would probably la a greater punishment to Hayward than death. In any event Little More will be heard of the Hayward ease. About chickens. There is More profit in eggs during the Winter than at any other time of year. If carefully managed Spring pullets should Lay nearly All Winter. Their quarters should be clean and warm and Light and Well ventilated. Wheat scraps of meat chopped vegetables clean water an occasional ration of Burnt or ground Bone Clover leaves clean Sand ashes and Lime Are All useful. Egg shells should All be saved and broken up Fine and fed to them. Good clean nests should let a provided. Care should be taken that no vermin exists. A Little carbolic Salve should be rubbed under the wings and on top of the head occasionally to prevent lice. With fair management sixty hens should be made to furnish the family groceries and something besides. Circumstances against him. In response to a Telegram from St. Paul last monday describing a certain p dirty wanted for forgery sheriff Mitchell arrested Jas. W. Railley who corresponded to the description. Chas. E. Chapel sheriff of Ramsey county was immediately informed of the fact and came Down tuesday night taking the prisoner Back with him the next morning. Or. Railley who has Lieen in the City but a Short time was in the employ of the Western Mutual insurance co., and has been boarding at the National. Although he firmly declares his innocence circumstantial evidence seems somewhat against him. He is accused of forging his fathers name and it is his father who is prosecuting the Case. In Railley s pocket was found a due Bill on which was forged the name of w. Gage and the imitation was so perfect As to deceive Many who Are familiar with or. Gage s signature. An old timer. First printing press and the first county books our old Friend John Ryan of Cooley Ville Steele county made us a very pleasant Call last week. He was in the City to see his old friends and eat thanksgiving Turkey with his daughter mrs. Myran. After subscribing for the times he entertained us with several very pleasant reminiscences of Pioneer Days. He preempted the Doyle farm East of this City and afterwards lived on the Fisher farm at hear Lake. In company with a. I. Clark brother of mrs. Armstrong he helped haul the first printing press from Winona to Albert Lea. In 1857. When they reached the Turtle it was so High they could not Cross so they went to Austin and got lumber and made a Flat boat and floated their Wagon and the printing outfit Over. They swam their horses across by the Side of the boat. They also brought the first county books and had an unique experience keeping them from getting wet while camping out in the rain and fording Brid Geless streams and bottomless sloughs. Bancroft was a rival for the county seat but after the election in the fall of 57 that town went to pieces and the fragments were scattered to the four winds. The steam Mill which stood where the poor House barn now stands was sold for taxes but two titles to it existed. Or. Burnham got the boiler and hid it in one Straw pile and or. Ryan in the interest of the late John Ruble hid the engine in another. The Pioneer printing office outfit in some Way got into capt. Pickett s House and so the old time stories went. Or. Ryan entered capt. Whites company co. F., and fought in Many Battles during the War. Prosperity has been on his Side and he is now a Well to do Farmer with Many Broad acres. They take Possession. Opening exercises at the new High school building. At 9 of clock monday morning the seventh eighth and ninth grades together with the High school gathered in the Assembly room of the new High school building. Most of the members of the school Board and a few visitors were present to witness the informal exercises in Honor of the occasion. The program rendered was As follows singing a a american a by the school. Essay a Farewell to the old school House a miss Al nut Hill. Piano Solo miss Alice Hibbs. Reading Quot cat Sand dogs a miss Estella Taylor. Quotation contest Between juniors and seniors. Vocal Solo a Clyde Hayden. Essay Quot history of a Penny a miss Lula Haukness. Vocal Solo miss Simms accompanied by miss Geissler on piano and miss Frost on violin. Impromptu speeches. Closing song. The quotation contest was Between the seniors and juniors consisting of selections chosen by them. The seniors were allowed to select from both Longfellow and Hawthorne the juniors from Longfellow Only. Much interest Way manifested in the contest and it was a close one�?174 different quotations being Given by the seniors against 172 by the juniors. At Quot the end of the program prof. Schmitz introduced w. A. Higgins president of the Board who in a few words turned the building Over into the hands of the grammar Grade and High school students be speaking for it proper care and appreciation. Senator Knatvold followed with Well chosen remarks and Clint l. Luce c. H. Day prof. Olson or. Barlow and mrs. Olberg reminded pupils and teacher of their new advantages and the great opportunities they possessed in comparison with the a reseeding generation. Miss Jansen of the eighth Grade and prof. Barry and miss Higgins of the High school spoke a few words. Prof. Schmitz closing the exercises. All was entirely informal and much enjoyed by Al who were present. We have every reason to feel proud of our new school building. It is unusually Well lighted and every care has been taken for the convenience and Comfort of both Pupil and teacher. A the Gazette in the ladies edition of the Redwood Falls Gazette made its appearance thanksgiving Day. It was a sixteen Page Sheet and was edited by tie ladies of the presbyterian Church of Redwood Falls. The proceeds Are to be used in purchasing a Bell for the Church. 1 he articles contributed Are Well written and the edition is a great credit to All concerned. Personal mention. Ada Ison ours is visiting mrs. E. A. Bliss. W. Gage was in the cities on business this week. Miss Mary Pearl Day visited friends in St. Paul Over sunday. C. B. Wing was in Wells on business the fore paint of the week. M iss Williams spent her thanksgiving vacation at North Wood. A. Howard of the Wells advocate made us a pleasant Call Friday last. J. R. Smith attorney from North Wood was in the City last saturday. Miss Powell elocution St of Winnebago City was Here on business this week. Prof. J. W. Sherman of St. Paul spent sunday with his sister. Mrs. .1. Gates. M. J. Rohne Secretary of the state line Creamery was Here tuesday on business. Mrs. C. Town went to Minneapolis last tuesday to remain a week with friends. »4wsl.,. A a a. Jens Johnson land agent for the Northern Pacific was Here yesterday on business. Mrs. Kruse is making an extended visit with her parents or. And mrs. Harry Lukins. Miss Emma Gunderson of North Wood is visiting at the Home of postmaster Sorenson. C. N. Andrews was at Albert Lea Las Friday transacting Legal business. A Wells advocate. Miss Vivian Thayer is spending a few weeks in Minneapolis visiting friends and relatives. Miss Stella Johnson of Austin was the guest of her Friend miss Amanda Blacklin Over sunday. Contractor ii. A. Paine of Albert Lea was in town on business Mills graphic. Or. Lore the hustling representative of Vav. J. Dyer amp bro., of Minneapolis is in the City this week. Miss Lily Johnson entertained a few friends at her Home last Friday evening. A delightful time is reported. Mrs. 1. N. Macomber of Forest City Iowa who has been sojourning in the City for some time went Home wednes Day. Mrs. W. A. Higgens with mrs. B. Ii. Knatvold received their lady friends tuesday afternoon from half past two to five. Thos. Porter has moved into this City from his farm near Gordonsville and will occupy his House which he purchased of David Colvin. James Oulman who has been working at Albert Lea for some time past came Down last wednesday to attend his father s Mills graphic. Miss Amanda Blacklin attended the University choral association meeting held at Minneapolis last Friday and heard Melba sing. Or. And mrs. C. E. Lashbrook of Austin spent sunday with mrs. Mcmann. Of this City. They left for St. Louis the first of the week. Mrs. A. C. Wedge and or. Elizabeth Stacy intend to make a tour through Mexico next month. They Are to go with an excursion party and expect to be absent about thirty Days. Rev. It. G. Belsheim. Of the Trinity lutheran Church returned wednesday from his extended trip to the holy land and will preach next sunday both morning and evening. The latter Sermon will be in English. A letter from Texas. Snow. Ice and sleet. Ringgold Texas. Nov. 27th, 1895. Editor of times your letter of 23d inst. Was duly received and found us in the midst of a fall of rain sleet Snow and ice the like of which has not been seen by the a oldest settler a and the temperature by it was Way below the freezing Point and on monday and tuesday of this week the Frozen ground ice and Snow made us feel quite Uncertain As to whether we were in Texas of the South land or the Frozen North. Certain it is. However that we feel the penetrating cold in this climate during the prevalence of such weather fully As much As 30 degrees below Zero in Minnesota. Now. However the Frost and Snow is All gone and the temperature is much like the last of april or first of May with you. 1 was glad to receive the times and believe from the Clever Clear Cut manner in which it starts out. That it will be a sure Success. The first Issue i found very entertaining and interesting. Let it continue in the path it has marked out and it will Aid in placing journalism upon a higher plane where logical argument will take the place of Wordy newspaper Wrangle and the mental analysis of men and measures be substituted for Wordy disputations. Although there Are hundreds and thousands of newspapers in one land yet there is always room for one More upon the upper plane. 1 wish the times every Success. The political landslide of the last elections has had a marked effect in this Southern country and Many old time democrats disgusted with the incompetency of their party assert their intention to vote hereafter with the republicans. I think the time has come when state lines will no longer Mark the division of party lines and political Freedom be exercised As freely As religious Freedom. 1 was glad to hear from you. And Hope 1 May have the pleasure of seeing you about Christmas time. With kind remembrances to All my friends. Yours truly a. G. Wedge. Clippings. The Lynch Industry is being revived in the South. Is this another indication of returning Prosperity a Clit yield news. Rockford Register it is a Case of suspended animation anyhow if nothing worse so far As the democratic party is concerned. St. In aul dispatch Joseph Jefferson says that Grover would not have a third term but it must be remembered that or. Jefferson is a comedian. Grading on Jackson s new Railroad from the South has commenced and it is believed that cars will be running on it into Jackson the first of next june. It is believed to be a part of a through line to important Points transcript. St. Paul Globe the newest thing in a government by injunction is the Case of a Man in Omaha who has applied to the District court for an injunction to prevent his partner from doing any act that would repel or drive away Trade. Faribault Pilot the voice of con Gressman Heatwole is said to be for War. He wants Uncle Sam to lick some one and he done to care a Tig who it is just so there will be a tight. Has the Washington atmosphere made Joel Bloodthirsty we wonder Lake City graphic Sentinel it is surprising How Little encouragement the democratic papers find in the recent Quot off year elections. Their attention is. However called to the fact that business is being done at the old stand and that the world continues to revolve from West to East As formerly. There is no Shell to a Kentucky it s All . Nut. A have you been to breakfast a asked the communist of the anarchist. A yes j had a free lunch this morning Quot answered the bomb thrower. A then you won t come and have something with me a a i Don t know i might Dine a mite a Sisir excuse me for ringing. I am hungry and have called to see if you would appreciate my character. I was at the Battle of Gettysburg and do not claim to have saved the Day All by a a jul i Ann a give this Brave and modest fellow All the cold victuals he can eat. He saved the Day at Gettysburg but does no to like to admit a merchant who says he sees no benefits in advertising cannot be a thinking Man. The Eye cannot see the operations which enrich the soil through rain but the benefits Are there. The example of the great merchants who have All been advertisers ought to teach the non progressive merchants a advocate. Waseca Radical the courts decide after All that Jim Hill cannot consolidate and gobble the Northern Pacific. Everybody appeared to fear a different outcome. Perhaps the judges Are not such a corrupt class of men As they Are charged with being by some people who seem to see corruption always when decisions Are different from what they wish. The draining of the marshes and general reduction of the evaporating surface of the country is resulting in the increasing dryness of our seasons yet the people of the red River country Are biennially besieging the legislature for drainage appropriations. By and by when the water is gone there will be another cry for appropriations for Republican. Advices come a from Over the sea Quot that assistant Secretary of state Wildt. W to also is state statistician and superintendent of the census has concluded to resign the great and ponderous responsibilities and will continue his sight seeing in Europe. Whether the Secretary will seek to find one Man of capacity sufficient to fill the three positions or find a different Man for each position is to be determined. There is Only one Wilt in the state Mankato review. Too new Richland North Star in 1892 the people voted for a change and now have become very weary of the change and anxious to replace in Power the party they dispossessed in the Hope of a return to the old conditions. Democracy has been tried and found wanting the people have no Confidence in the visionary theories of populists and have naturally turned to the party that in times past has guided the old ship of state through rough water. There is Good reason for their Faith and time will prove it has not been misplaced. A a fake a the Woods Are full of them a but we must in Justice to our patrons decline to indulge in that kind of business. We do not carry the kind of clothing out of which alleged a reduction sales Are made. While we do not wish to disparage the efforts of our competitors to a a bunco the Public we want to warn them that the Public has had a surfeit of that sort of thing the past season in Albert Lea and Are now pretty thoroughly a a on to what certain a special sales mean. This is Well illustrated by recent cuts made in a a alleged High Grade clothing. The Public buy it at the original supposed legitimate Price hence the a a alleged Cut to give it the appearance of a reduction Sale. We Are sorry for the merchants who discover that their clothing is not Worth what they ask for it. The purchasing Public knew it All the time and discretely left it alone. But marking clothing Down after it has been marked away above the original Price wont a a go any longer in Albert Lea. It has been done too often already and the Public Are weary of being the a a alleged Cut in prices will still have to be Cut again and again to get the clothing Down to its actual value. Perhaps however the owners of the aforesaid clothing have at last discovered though late about i that their clothing is not Worth any More than the Cut Price they ask for it and they ought to know. We want you to compare our and Iii overcoats at with anything you can find in this City. If they Are not better value at our prices than you can find in this City even at the alleged Cut prices a a win i in div a a make you a present of 1 garment. The author of the above and. Is the Well known firm of Brownings. King pc co. It is so directly applicable to the clothing business in Albert Lea that we make no hesitancy in copying it. We want you to see our prices on clothing qare Hayden amp 02. The bits four clothiers

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