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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - December 13, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota Sample county times. First Lea Minnesota Friday december us 1895. Number 5. The dry goods and Novelty store or Geo. Al Crane. Jumping at conclusions is unwise generally but it is a Safe prediction that this store will be crowded with Holiday buyers. We turn our attention without delay to a new list of bargain special ties seasonable timely and calculated to satisfy present wants. Price will be one inducement Quality a still stronger. ladies and gents. We Are far ahead of any previous season in variety and value. In Low priced goods the values Are unsurpassed. C ladies embroidered j Swiss Large variety. A. At 12 value 20 to 25c. Wool pattern prices. Dress goods a every at a great reduction in it Anri we 8now styles. 35c. Among them Are pure Linen goods. Splendid values in ladies and gents silk handkerchiefs. Celluloid novelties taste linens. Bleached and Cream table Linen by the Yard. Tablecloths and napkins to match. Fringed tablecloths in 8x4 and 10x4, elegant in every Way and will stand hard Wear. Lunch cloths and doilies also. Napkins in great variety. A great variety consisting of boxes for jewels loves. Neckties collars and cuffs. Hoys in on slopes and sizes. Card and letter Racks. Toothpick and match holders and Many other articles. Our Cabinet frames at 10c Are great values. Medallions. Genuine photographs of celebrated paintings and original subjects from life mounted on Glass with easel backs extremely pretty goods at a Small Cost. Towels extra values at 10, 124, 15, 18, and 25 cents. Dam asked towels fringed ends All Linen in the double damask from 75c to $1.50, drawn work. We have Choice goods. Books Well made books comprising the most popular works of the most celebrated authors at Low prices. Our Stock of Holiday novelties is Complete in every particular. My my yours for a merry Christmas Geo. M. Crane dry goods and Holiday novelties. Freeborn county times. S1.50 per year. Council proceedings. At the regular session of the City Council monday evening aldermen Gulbrandson Skinner. Krebs and Jorgenson answered to Roll cad Aid. Brundin coming in later. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. A Telegram from the Gillette a Herzog company was read requesting to be paid for construction of dam. Aid. Gulbrandson moved that the request to postponed until the dam is completed and inspected by the Council. 1 his was unanimously carried. On motion of Aid. Krebs the Street committee was instructed to contract for gravel sufficient to do All the tilling for the approaches of the new Bridge at a Price not to exceed Tive cents per Load and to proceed at once to have the tilling done and the approaches completed As far As May be done without interfering with the work on the Bridge. It was then moved by Aid. Brundin. And unanimously voted that the Light committee be instructed to place four More electric lights As follow s one at a. Ii. Squiers Corner on Washington Street one at the intersection of Grinina and water streets one on Pearl Street Between summer and Winter streets and one near the crossing of the a. C. K. A n. With the c., m. A St. P. R y. The Bill of or. Barcic for attending ii. E. Olson was referred Back to him As a county charge. On motion of Aid. Krebs the Bill of Brundin s band was referred to the Park committee with instructions to report at next meeting. After allowing the following Hills the Council adjourned Chris. Melback. Work at powerhouse Jas. Peterson special police. Albert Lea electric co. Electric lights for november. Knat Vohl amp Brown insurance Premium a. P. Wallin hauling and sundries. W. W. Clay Bourne hauling rubbish Tollef Torgerson Street labor. Chas. Knudson Street labor. Chris. Nelson. H. P. Johnson Street labor. Mike Doyle Street labor. John Johndro Stevet labor. H. Crandall Street labor. F. M. Church Street labor. Tom Clements special police. J. J. Sullivan special police. F. A. Davis special police. J. H. Blaisdell hauling gambling outfit. F. B. Fobes Telephone for november. D w. Hayes Coal for jail and engine House. Albert Lea mercantile co hardware and work on water tank. 6 17 e. V. Spoon hushing Mains. 1 f0 L. Coleman lumber. 45 54 the Albert Lea Creamery takes the sweepstakes medal Ftfe november ten Points ahead of All others in the Northwest. The following letter to ii. E. Schuknecht of the Albert leu Creamery announces Well deserved Reward for faithful and excellent work. This Creamery is scrupulous v clean and everything in the finest order. This medal was contested for by Iowa. Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota and the balance of the Northwest. We congratulate or. Jehu Kneght and his assistant or. L. C. Jensen and the patrons of the Creamery on this splendid testimonial. The medal contains Twenty five or thirty dollars Worth of Gold. Here is the letter Chicago dec. 0. 1805. Ii. E. Jehu Kneght. Albert Lea dreamer co., Albert Lea Minn. Friend sehukneeht�?1 am pleased to inform you that my suspicions were Correct regarding your butter. Nothing like it has been received this month in our contest and i think you Are fully ten Points ahead of any contestant. Therefore you get the sweepstakes medal for november i am sorry we have not before this received your photograph so we could have had the Cut made hut please let us have it. Early next week. Accept my congratulations. The score of 075 is the highest 1 believe that has been in Minnesota since june. Yours truly Chas. Y. Knight editor Chicago produce. A was others see 1 75 a a 1 0 181 25 15 00 1 75 70 9 00 11 25 1 50 11 25 7 50 9 75 2 25 10 00 1 50 1 50 2 25 1 00 2 50 20 00 editorial comment on a the e. G. H. Adams. Spring Valley Sun Albert Lea has a third newspaper the Ohk Bokn county times. It smacks of business just like its editor r. C. Blackmer and associate editor 1. A. Scott. Louie n. Duchaine Lakefield Herald the Freeborn county times received at this office this week is a very neat appearing paper full of news and shows a Good advertising patronage. Bros. Blackmer and Scott have the Best wishes of the Herald. Julius Schmahl. Redwood Gazette the first Issue of the Freeborn county times is at hand. It is artistically arranged and perfectly printed its local columns beam and sparkle with news items. Its editorials Are Crisp and to the Point. Ray Blackmer is editor and d. A. Scott is associate. The two boys passed Here on a tandem bicycle last summer. A. W. Mckinstry Faribault Republican the fee ebon county times is the title of a newspaper just started in Albert Lea by Ray Blackmer with Daniel a. Scott formerly of Faribault As associate editor. The paper is Republican in politics is sound on the Money question presents a neat typographical appearance and starts out with Well filled local columns and a Good advertising patronage. Asa m. Wallace Chatfield news we have received vol. I. No. 3 of the free Bokn county times and it is one of the handsomest country papers in the whole state of Minnesota. I>e8ides being tilled with Bright and newsy matter. There has Long been a Field for a Wideawake. Up to Date paper in Albert Lea and from the Large advertising patronage Given the infant it would indicate that the business men appreciate a Good thing. We will a with pleasure. Tiie Bio four. Fancy dress shirts just received. At the i m a in full compliance with the latest dictates of something that a fashion. W Hite with Contra coloured bosom and looks Well a lulls _ _ _ wears Well White Collar and what a combination you have. Some in shades of Tan and Ecru with stripes toned Down with Dainty fits Well. Cross lines. Others in Bluet shades. Its the new they Arl 1 it unable 1 it Ressy a Besint 80tn Century tailor made ladies shoe. Xiv 1c Haviv 100 suits and overcoats. To dispose of. We Are going to give you a Holiday treat on them. Choice 4c on the Dollar. If they Are not below All Competition we will not charge you a cent. These Are Busy times. Come in the morning if possible. Gage a h amp co. The new woman a favorite. Lad let 20th Century Fine Vici kid lace shoes. $4 ladies 20th Century i. Don Ola Button silos men s calf razor toe leather lined c a Lave shoe. Menus heavy Calfskin Shoei Choice $1. Is prominently displayed Over a counter full of ladies slippers and boys shoes All #1.90 goods. They will please you. The Luhti shoe store. Gage Hayden amp co. A. .1. Myers. Lake City Graphie sen Tinel a new paper born in the City of i Albert Lea and christened the Kek born county times with a Republican hag spread in bold head lines As a j political Guage. Appeared on the 15th. J As a starter the merchants gave it a Liberal Send off with Twenty seven eol i urns of ads and As a newspaper if excels in editorial ability and Mechanic Al construction. There is always room for first Chiss papers and the times is entitled to head the list. W. S. Foster University Ariel says in private letter it gratified me to oh-1 serve that the times establishes itself on the Granite foundation of Repnbli-1 can principle. You Are espousing the i cause of a nation not merely a party j your directness and firmness in taking Issue deserves Hearty commendation. I Hope you will continue the policy of j an extensive local department your i first Issue is an excellent example in j this particular. The paper in fact tie j serves general commendation both in Point of literary Merit and typography j Cal accuracy. Scammon and Gillrup Worth county Index the initial number of the Freeborn county times the new candidate for journalistic honors in Albert Lea is before us. Bay Blackmer is editor with i. A. Scott associate. The times announces itself As a Champion of Republican ideas and principles and As that party has been practically without a paper in aug Ert Lea since the Standard embraced the populist Faith it should and doubtless will meet with Success from the Start. The Index extends the right hand of Fellowship to the Young editors and wishes them All the Success to which their Enterprise courage and ability entitle them. J. S. Trigg Rockford Register we have received the first number of the Freeborn county times the new paper started at Albert Lea by or. Hay Blackmer who spent some time Here last Winter. The paper is a Model country journal full of just the news that the people want. It is also a most creditable product typographically its handsome new faces of Type being artistically displayed. The advertising patronage Given it is something phenomenal and conclusively shows that a Field was open for the paper. We heartily congratulate the boys upon the Success of their venture which seems assured from the Start. M. M. Shields Faribault Pilot the first number of the Freeborn county times published at Albert Lea came to our Exchange table during the past week. R. C. Blackmer is editor and d. A. Scott assistant editor. The initial number is a credit and an Honor to these Young gentlemen who have just made their debut in journalism. The editorials Are terse and scholarly the locals carefully written and the news matter Well selected. The times is Republican in polities and sound on the financial question. The business men of Albert Lea have liberally patronized the advertising columns of the times which is a sure indication that they have Faith in its stability and Prosperity. We wish the times and its editors a Long and successful life. Program of the Southern Minnesota horticultural so City to be held at Austin december 20 and 21, 1895. Friday morning 0 of clock a address by the president. How to grow celery a. I. Johnson a ust in. Small fruits a no. Christgau Sutton. Irrigation for Small fruit Geo. Ii. Prescott Albert Lea. Keeping apples�?0. Wedge. Albert Lea. Friday afternoon 1 30 Borcharding in Southern Minnesota a. L. Somerville Viola. Queries and quandaries in fruit growing a. L. Hill Albert Lea. Raspberries and vegetables. How to grow them Lewis Schultz Sutton Friday evening 800 a address of we 1 come m a or. J Onsi >11. My father s new England Orchard D. Belden. Fruits for Winter use mrs. Geo. 11. Prescott Albert Lea. Address o. W. Shaw. Paper a. Asher. Saturday morning. 0 o clock a plums a a. S. Harris la Crescent. Hardy fruits for Southern Minnesota a. F. Gardner Osage Iowa. Paper a j. B. Mitchell. Fresco. Iowa. Saturday afternoon a proper method of propagation a. Wedge Albert Lea. Small fruits and vegetables How to raise them a. A Dinsmoor. Question Box and general discussion. Election of officers. Everybody invited to come. Friends and members from away will be entertained by the citizens of Austin. A neighbouring paper reporting a recent social says a the opening piece was rendered by a mule the reporter wrote it a male Quartetti a but the compositor knew better. We name the Price. Our patrons do the rest or our prices Are popular. Following is a specimen list a Maple sugar per Pound. 10c Honey in comb per Pound. 14c mixed nuts per Pound. 10e finest Peanut crisps per Pound. 12c chocolate creams new Choice per Pound. 50c fancy yellow Peuo Hes per can 15c a a a a a 2 cans for. 25c cranberries per quart. Us. Finest smoked halibut per hound 17c pure Apple cider per gallon .25c Standard oysters per quart 35e buy for Cash. It is a Money saving method. Yours Tor Cash Ond i Heidi prices. R. C. Mathwig mgr. The Rev. Or. Chadband announcing j his text a a were there not ten where j Are the nine a emphatically a where j Are the nine a Frothingham from the rear Row a a they Are Over on the West Side getting ready for the . A a what a the matter a asked a passenger on a Dakota train As they began to run considerably faster. A Why you see there s a blamed cow running ahead of us on the track and we re trying to catch a what do you want to catch her for a a Why great gosh to kill her of course the rules allow us trainmen the hide and tallow and the meat goes to the directors. You bet i m going to catch that cow unless she leaves the track or run the wheels off these cars. I told the fireman to break up the trunks in the baggage ear and heave them into the Furnace to make a hot fire and i guess he s doing tid bits. Fast a at l. H. a. Because it is the cheapest place to buy in Albert Lea. A Quick sales and Small profits a is my motto. Horse blankets Sleigh Bells Robes Plush Robes cutters All kinds Are sold cheaper than Ever Call and examine anything you want in my line and be conv need of w hat 1 say a l. H. Rosencrons West Side. Broadway Albert Lea i xxi

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