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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - December 13, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota Sample copy Freeborn county times first Yea Lea Minnesota Friday december 1 5, is ,. N umber 5, the dry goods and a a a Novelty store or Gro. 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 Lis of bargain special ties seasonable timely Anc calculated to satisfy present wants. Price will be one inducement Quality a still stronger. a ladies and gents. A e Are far ahead of any previous season Iii variety anti value. In Low priced floods the values Are unsurpassed. I ladies embroidered a a i Swiss Large variety. Quot la i value 20 Tore. We Snow Mol styles. A in in or them Are pure lilies . Splendid values in ladies and gents silk handkerchiefs. At 12 at 25 and 35c. Wool pattern prices. Dress goods a very St a great reduction Iii a great variety consisting of doses for jewels gloves neckties collars and cuff. Table linens. Bleached and Cream table Linen by the Yard. Tablecloths and napkins to Mutch. Fringed tablecloths in 8x4 and 10x4, elegant in every Way and w ill stand hard Wear. Lunch cloths and doilies also. Napkins in great variety. Freeborn county times. Si.50 per year. Council proceedings. At the regular session of the City Council monday evening. Aldermen Skinner. Krebs and Dor Genson answered to Roll Eail Ald Drumlin coining in later. The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. A Telegram from the Gillette a Herzog i oui Pany was read requesting #800 to be paid for construction of dam. Ald. Gulbrandson moved that the request in postponed until the dam is completed Ariel inspected by the Council. This was unanimously carried. On motion of Ald. Krebs the Street committee was instructed to contract for gravel sufficient to do All the filling for the approaches of the new Bridge at a Price not to exceed five cents per Load and to proceed at once to have the filling done and the approaches completed As far As May lie done wit h j out interfering with the work on the Bridge. It was then moved by Ald. Drumlin and unanimously vote that the Light committee let a instructed to place four More elect Ric lights As follow s one at a. I. Squier s Corner on w Ashington Street one at the intersection of or mini and water streets one on Pearl Street Between summer and Winter streets and one near the crossing of the in In. A n. With the c., m. A St. P. Ray. I he Bill of or. Barde for attending la. L. Olson was referred Back to him As a county charge. On motion of Ald. Krebs the Bill of Rundin s band was referred to the Park committee with instructions to report at neat meeting. After allowing the following Bills the Council adjourned Chris. Me bark work at lower holist1 $ i 75 Las. Peterson special police. 3 us Albert Lea electric co., electric lights for november. Kina Vohl a Brown insurance Premium a. P. Wallin Buntine Ami sundries. Vav. W. Clap Bonnie hauling rubbish toilet tor Erson Street Bittor. Has. Knud son Siree labor. Cd Hris. Nelson. J Jaq ii. P. Johnson Street labor. La 25 Mike Doyle Street labor. 7 to John Job nil to Street Bittor. Ii 75 ii. Randall Street Talir. 2 25 m. Church Street Lalair. 1ft us Tom Clements special police. 1 50 j. J. Sullivan special police. 1 10 f. A. Davis special police. 2 26 j. Ii. Blasdell hauling rambling it tit. 1 us i Quot Tel Fobes Telephone for november. 2 5u a. Hayes Coal for jail and Emine House. 2u us Albert leu mercantile co hardware and work on water tank i tile big four a a a a a fancy dress shirts in full compliance with the latest dictates of fashion. White with Contra coloured bosom and White Collar and what a combination you have. Some in shades of Tan and Ecru with stripes toned Down with Dainty Cross lines. Others in Bluet shades. They area qty durable Dressy j Esi Roble. Just received. At the we have Isi 25 16 us i 75 to 9 full 25 nays in Oil shapes and sizes. Towels card and letter Racks toothpick and by Tim vilified at to 124, 15, is match holders Aud Many other article and 25 cunts. Dam asked towels our Cabinet frames at Ioc Are great�?oj1 the i Quot double damask from 75c to h.50, drawn work. E. V. Spoon Flushing main. I in L. Coleman lumber. 45 54 the Albert Lea Creamery lakes the sweepstakes medal or november i in Points ahead of All others in the Northwest. The following totter toll. E. Be talk neet of the Albert leu Creamery announces Well deserved Reward for faithful and excellent work. This Creamery is scrupulously clean and everything in the finest order. This in edit i was contested for by Iowa. Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota. Ami the balance of the Northwest. We congratulate or. Heh Knecht and his assistant. Or. L. 0, Jensen and the Niron of the Creamery on this splendid testimonial. The medal contains Twenty five or thirty dollars Worth of Gold. Here is the letter . Dee. Till. E. Schuknecht. Albert Lea Creamery co., Albert Ca Minn. Friend i am pleased to inform you that my suspicions were Correct regarding your but ter. Nothing like it has been received this month in our contest Aud i think you Are Lully ten Points All cad of any contestant. Therefore you get the j sweepstakes medal for november. I i urn sorry we have not before this re i coiled your photograph so we could i have i lad the Cut made but please let us have it Early next week. Accept my congrats Lautus. Tho score of 9<3 is the highest i believe that has been i in Minnesota since Lune \ ours truly Chas y. Knt ii r. Editor Chicago produce. Too suits and overcoats. To dispose of. ,. We Are going to give you a Holiday treat on them Choice 48c on the Dollar. If they Are not below All Competition we will not charge you a cent. These Are Busy times. Come in me Mommy if possible. Gauge amp co. Something that a a looks Well wears Well fits Well. Its the new 3gin Century tailor made ladies shoe the new woman a favorite. Ladle 20ih Century Fine Vici kid l or a Abnet. Ladies a jut b Century i Dongola Button shoes. Men s calf razor to get leather lined lace shoe. Men heavy Calfskin stun. $4 $3 $3 2.$0 Choice $1. Is prominently displayed Over a counter full of ladies slippers and boys shoes All $1.?0goods. They will please von. Gage Hayden amp go. A. J. Myers. Lake City or amp Phi Ohen Tinel a new paper born in the City of Albert Lea. Ami christened the of Kkt Horn cop it v times with u Republican Flag spread in bold head lines As a j political Guage appeared on the 15th. J Ash starter the merchants gave it a i Liberal senti Oft with Twenty seven col j Lions of Atis and As a newspaper it excels in editorial ability and Mechanic j Iii construction. There is always mom for first lie a papers and the times is entitled to head the list. Lionized the advertising Columna of the i , which i 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 to in in so to horticultural so Cut it to be held at Austin december to and i. Loyd. Medallions. Genuine photographs of celebrated paintings and original subjects from life mounted on Glass with easel backs. Extremely pretty goods at a Small Cost. We have Choice goods. Hooks. Well made books comprising the most popular works of Hie most celebrated authors at Low prices. Our Stock of Holiday novelties is Complete in every particular. Yours for a merry Christmas Geo. M. Crane dry goods and Holiday novelties. A was others see editorial comment on a the times a k. G. In Adams Spring Valley Sun Ahert Lea has a third newspaper the Fth Kohorn com to to mph. It smacks of business just like its editor ii. A. Blackmer and associate editor i. A. Scott. Louie n. Do Equine Lakefield Herald the i i i Bohn 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 Aud Scott have the Best wishes of the Herald. Julius Schmahl. Redwood Gazette the first Issue of the f Kack born t 01 Sty times is at hand. It is artistically arranged and perfectly printed. Its local columns warn anti sparkle with news items. Its editorials Are Crisp and to the Point. Hay Blackmer la editor and d. A. Scott is associate. The two boys passed Here on a tandem bicycle last summer. A. A. Me Kun atry Faribault Republican the Freeborn county Timm 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 Republica in polities is sound on the Money question presents a neat typographical Appeal ant a and starts out with Well tilled local columns and a Good advertising patronage. Ash m. Wallace Hatfield news we have received vol. I. No. 3 of the Fine Horn Chi met times and it is one of the handsomest country papers in the whole state of Minnesota la cities being tilled with Bright and newsy matter. I Here has lung been a Field for a Wideawake up to Date paper in Albert Lea and from the Large advertising Jmyron age Given the infant it would indicate that the business men appreciate a Good thing. We will a a with pleasure. In. S. Foster University Ariel says in private letter it gratified Rue to of i serve that the Tiff s establishes itself i on the Granite foundation of Republican principle. You ure is musing the Cit use of a nation not merely a party. Your directness and firmness in taking Issue deserves Hearty commendation. I Hope you will continue the policy of in extensive local department your first Issue is an excellent example in this particular the paper in fact. Deserves general commend. Tion both in Point of literary Merit and typographical accuracy. Scammon and Galrup Worth county Index the initial number of the puke j icon a count y times the new candidate for journalistic honors in Albert Lea j is before us. Ray Blackmer is editor it with i. A. Scott associate. The times announces itself As a Champion of re 1 publican ideas and principles and As that party has been practically without a paper in Albert Lea Ainee the Standard embraced the populist Faith it should Ami 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. Is. Trigg Rockford Register we have received the first number of the f blk born county times the new i it per started at Albert Lea by or. Ray Blackmer who spent some time Here last Winter. The wiper is a in it it Del country journal full of just the news that the people want. It is also a most creditable product typographically its handsome new faces of Tyve being artistically displayed. The advertising twi Kronage Given it is something phenomenal and conclusively shows that a Field was open for the Quot paper. We heartily congratulate the boys upon the Success of their venture which seems assured from the Start. If. 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. A Blackmer is editor and 1. 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 Ami scholarly the locals carefully written and the news matter Well selected. The times is Republican in politics and sound on the financial question. The business men if Albert Lea have liberally a Friday morning to of clock a address by the president. 11 a to to Row celery n. I. Johnson Alist in. Smit 11 fruits a no. Christgau Fulton irrigation for Small fruit Geo. Ii. Prescott Albert Lea. Keeping apples a. Wedge. Alter Lea. I Quot rid a afternoon 1 30 Borcharding Iii Souther it mine a i. L. Somer Ville v Tola. Queries Aud Quant lies in fruit growing L. Hill. Albert Lea. Raspberries and vegetables. How to grow them Lewis Schultz Sutton. Friday veiling s0o a address of w Al com a mayor Johnson. My father a new King Lind Orchard I. Bolden. Fruits for Winter i be mrs. Gen. In Prescott Albert Lea. Address o. Shaw. Paper a m. Asher. Saturday morning u of clock a plums a a. S. Harris late recent Hardy fruits for Southern Minnesota a. I. Gardner Osage Iowa. Paper j. La. Mitchell. Cresco Iowa. Saturday afternoon a proper method of propagation a. Wedge Albert Lea. Small fruits Ami vegetables Llo to raise them g. C. Dinsmoor. Question Box and general discussion. Election of officers. Everybody invited to come. Friends and numbers from away will be entertained by the citizens of Austin. A neighbouring paper Rej writing a recent social says a the opening piece was rendered by a mule the reporter wrote it a Maie Quartetti a but the compositor knew better. The Rev. Or. Bali until announcing his text a a were there not ten where Are the nine a emphatically a where Are the nine a Frothingham from the rear Row a a they Are Over on the West Side get-1 Ting ready for the . A a what a the matter a asked a Pas i Senger on a Dakota train As they began to run considerably faster. A Why you see there a a blamed cow running ahead of us on the track and we re trying to catch a what do you Waul 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 in a going to Catel that cow unless she leaves the track or run the wheels off these ears 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 a doing lid bits. We name the Price. Our patrons do the rest. A 2 if Quot Dur prices tire popular. Following is a specimen list a Maple sugar per Pound. Me Honey in 1 omit per Pound. I4e mixed nuts per a ground. Me finest Peanut crisps per Pound. I2c chocolate creams new Choice per Poi ii to. 5<>e i Alley a Ellow peaches per eau Lac 2 Caus for. 25c Cran i terries per quart. In i Illust smoked halibut per hmm i7e pure Apple cider per gallon. Standard oysters per quart. 35� buy for Cash. It is a Money saving method. Tours Lor Casa and Lideros prices. R. C. Mathwig. Mgr. L. H. Rosencran a a. Why because it is the cheapest place us Day in Albert Lea a Quick said and Small Prott tax la my motto. Horse Blank Etc Sleigh Bells. Robes Plush Robes cutters a kind Are sold cheaper than Ever c Al and examine anything you want in my line amt be convinced of what i any. La. Rosencrans West Side Broadway Allitt Loo i inti

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