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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - December 6, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota Freeborn county times. First Lea Minnesota Fri Dav Fra Ember it i 1805. Number i. Freeborn county times. Si.50 per year. Hayward a last Hope. The supreme court a denied him a new trial Aud Hayward s attorneys Hare 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 Case. About chickens. There is More profit in eggs during the Winter than at any other time of year. Of carefully managed Spring pullets should Lay nearly All Winter. Their quarters should tie 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 lie provided. Care should lie 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. President of the Hoard who in a few words turned the building Over into the hands of the j ram mar 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. Ii. Day prof. Chien or. Barlow and mrs. Olberg reminded pupils and teacher of their new advantages and the great opportunities they possessed in com Parkton with the proceeding Genera Tion. Miss Jansen of the eighth Grade and prof. Harry and miss Higgins of the High school spoke a few words prof. Schmitz closing the exercises. All was entirely informal and much enjoyed by a1 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 the ladies of the presbyterian Church of Redwood Falls. The proceeds Are to he used in purchasing a Bell for the Church. I he articles contributed Are Well written and the edition is a great credit to All concerned. Personal mention. Circumstances against him. In response to a Telegram from St. Paul last monday describing a certain party wanted for forgery. Sheriff Mitchell arrested Jan. Vav. Railley who corresponded to the description Dias. 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 father s name and it is his father who is prosecuting the Case. In Railley a pocket was found a due Bill on which was forged the name of Vav. Gage and the Iudita Tion was so perfect As to deceive Many who Are familiar with or. Gage a Sig nature. An old timer. Flatt printing press and the first county books our old Friend John Ryan of Cookeville Steele county made us a very pleasant Call last week. He was in the City to see his old friends Aud eat thanksgiving Turkey with his daughter. Mrs. Myran. After subscribing for the Tim i she entertained us with several very pleasant reminiscences of Pioneer Days. Ile 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 Vav Inona to Al Bart Lea in 1857. When they reached the Turtle it was so High they could not Cross so they went to Austin anti got Lumix Raml Madea Fla boat anti floated their Wagon Aud the printing outfit Over. They swam their horses across by the Side of tin boat. They also brought the first county books and had an unique experience keeping them from getting wet while camping out in the rain Ami 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 it fragments were scattered to the four winds. The steam Mill which s Timal where the poor House barn now stands was sold for taxes but two t titles to it existed. Or. Burnham got the Lacier and hid ii in one Straw pile and or. Ryan. In the interest of the late John Ruble hid the engine in another. The Pioneer printing of free outfit in some Way got into capt. Pickett s House and so the Obi time stories went. Or. Ryan entered a Apt. 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. Ada Ison ours is visiting mrs. E. A. Bliss. Vav. 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 the fore part of the week. Miss Williams spent her thanksgiving vacation at Northwood. A. Howard of the Wells advocate made us a pleasant Call Friday last. J. R. Smith attorney from Northwood was in the City last saturday. Mis Bywell elocution St of Winnebago City was Here on business this week. Prof. J. Vav. Sherman of St. Paul spent sunday with his sister mrs. J. 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 in two land agent for the Northern Pacific was by esterday on business. Mrs. Kruse is making an extended visit with her parents. Or. And mrs. Harry Lukins. Miss Emma Gunderson of Northwood is visiting at the Home of Boa master Sorenson. A letter from Texas. Snow ice and sleet. Rin Gold Texas nov. 27th, 1805. 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 a and the temperature too 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 so 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. I 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 an hundreds and thousands of newspapers in one land yet there is always room for one More upon the upper plane. I wish the times every Success. The political landslide of the last elections has had a marked effect in this Southern country Aud 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. I was glad to hear from you and Hope i May have the pleasure of seeing you about Christmas time. With kind remembrances to All my friends. Yours truly a. G. Wedge. �?�38 Many ii clippings. With Friend Jens Johnson they take Possession. Opening exercise at the new High school building. At 9 of clock a 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 Mem Lier of the school Board and a few visitors were present to witness the informal exercise in Honor of the occasion. The program rendered was As follows kinging�?"auur4<��?� by the ii Ooi. Essay a a Farewell to the old school House Quot miss kilo a Bill. Piano Solo miss Alice Hibbs. Brawling Quot cats Aud dogs miss Estella Taylor. Quotation contest Between juniors and seniors v Oral hallo Clyde Hayden. Essay Quot history of a Penny Quot miss Lula Lia ukness. Vocal Solo miss humus accompanied by miss Teissler of Plano Aud miss front on violin. A it ii Titi to speeches. Closing song. The quotation contest a lie tween the seniors Arni juniors consisting of selections chosen by them. The seniors were allowed to select from both Longfellow Aud Hawthorne the Jun Kus from Longfellow Only. Much interest wan manifested in the contest and it was a close one�?174 different quotations timing Given by the seniors against f2 by the juniors. At the end of the program prof. Schmitz introduced w. A. Higgins 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 Blackwin Over sunday. Contractor la. A. Paine of Albert Lea was in town on business Mills graphic. Or. Lurch the hustling representative of w. J. Dyer a bro., of Minneapolis is in the City this week. Miss Lily Johns a entertained a few7 friends at Lier Home last Friday evening. A delightful time is reported. Mrs. B. N. Macomber of Forest City Iowa who has been sojourning in the City fur some Tim went Home wednesday. Mrs. Vav. A. Biggen with or. B. Ii. Knatvold received their lady friends tuesday afternoon from half past two to five. Thus. Porter has moved into this City from i farm near Gordonsville and will occupy his House which he purchased of David Colvin. James Hillman who has been working at Albert Lea for some time Pust. Came Down last wednesday to attend his father funeral. A Lake Mills graphic. Miss Amanda Blackwin attended the in University choral association meeting held at Minneapolis last Friday and heard Melba sing. Or. And mrs. C. K. Lashbrook of Austin spent sunday with mrs. Me Mann of this Eity. They left for St. Louis the first of the week. Or. A. C. Wedge and or. Elizabeth Stacy intend to make a tour through Mexico next month. They Are to go with an excursion party anti expect to be absent about thirty Days. Rev. Cd cd. Belshein 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 lie in English. The Lynch Industry is being revived in the South. Is this another indication of returning Prosperity a Chat yield news. Rockford Register it is a ease of suspended animation anyhow if nothing worse so far As the democratic party is concerned. St. Paul dispatch Joseph Jefferson says that Grover would not have a third term but it must be remembered that or. Jefferson is a comedian. Fake sales. There is to Shell to a Kentucky it s All . Nut. Quot have you been to breakfast a asked the communist of the anarchist. A yes i had a free lunch this morn-1 Mankato review ing a answered the bomb thrower. A then you wont come Aud have something with me a a i done to know i might Dine a grading on Jackson s new Railroad from the South has commenced and it is Behoved that cars will be running on it into Jackson the first of next june. It is believed to be a part of a through Fine to important Points transcript. St. Paul Globe the newest thing in a government by injunction is the ease of a Man in Omaha w to 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 Fig who it is just to there will lie a fight. Has the Washington atmosphere made Joel Bloodthirsty we w Onder Lake pity Graphie Sentinel it is surprising How Little encouragement the democratic papers find in the recent a off year elections. Their attention is however called to the fact that business is being done at tin old stand and that the world continues to revolve from West to a ast As formerly. A merchant who says he secs no benefits in advertising cannot in a thinking Man. The Eye cannot see the operations which enrich the Sui through rain but the benefits tire there. The example of the great merchants who have All been advertisers ought to teach the no progressive merchants a i Ells advocate. Waseca Radical the courts deckle after All that Jim Hill cannot consult Date Ami gobble the Northern Pacific. Everybody appeared to fear a different outcome. Perhaps the Judes an not such a corrupt class of men As they a charged with being by some people who seem to see corruption always when decision Are different from w hut they wish. The draining of the marshes and general Millet Ion 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 j for drainage appropriations. By Aud i by when the water is gone there will be another cry for appropriations fur i Republican advices come a from Over the sea i that assistant Secretary of state Wildt w to also is stat statistician and super-1 in in Talent of the census has concluded i to resign the great and ponderous re-1 anti will continue his sight seeing in Europe. Whether the i Secretary will seek to find one Man of capacity sufficient to fill the three positions or find a different Luau for each position is to lie determined. There is Only one it in the stat 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 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 alleged Quot 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 prices. Even at the alleged Cut i Wiel a sir excuse me for ringing. I Ain hungry anti have exiled 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 Julia Ann a give this Brave and modest fellow Al the cold victuals he can eat. He saved the Day at Gettysburg but does no to like to admit new Richland North Star in 1892 the people voted for a change Anil now have become very weary of the change and anxious to replace in Power tin party they dispossessed in the hop. 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 hav naturally turned to the Par y that in time past has guided the old ship of state through rough water there is Good reason for their Faith und time will prove it has not been misplaced. Make you a present of i garment. The author of the Aix Ive and. Is the Well known firm of Browning King a 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 Oil clothing qare. Mayden amp cd the Clu four clothiers

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