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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - December 20, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota Sample county times. First Lea Minnesota Friday i in Quot pm her 20, 1 soy. Number county times. The $1.50 per year. Dry goods and Novelty store of 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. a ladies and gents. We Are far ahead of any previous season in variety and value. In Low priced goods the values Are unsurpassed. At 12 c it 25 and 35c. Ladies embroidered Swiss Large variety. Value 20 to 25e. We show. Exceptional styles. Among them Are pure Linen goods. Splendid values in ladies and gents silk handkerchiefs. Table 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. Celluloid of Elton so pfc a of i Mim. A great variety consisting of a taxes for jewels gloves neckties. Collars and cuffs. Toys to on sues and sizes card and letter Kaeks toothpick and j Lytia \ allies at 10, 12,15, 18, Matoh holders and Many other articles. I and 2. Cents. Dam asked towels fringed ends All Linen in the Wool dress goods a every pattern a at a great reduction in prices. Towels 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 6oods at a Small Cost. Double i damask from 75c to $1.50, drawn work. We have Choice goods. A. 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. Yours for a merry Christmas Geo. Crane dry goods and Holiday novelties. Home Talent abroad. According to the very favourable arrangements made by capt. Ita Soin a a to Nion scout Quot which was so successfully presented at the opera House tuesday and wednesday evenings of last week will be repeated at North Wood Iowa tomorrow night. The citizen amp of North Wood Are assured a rare treat. As in the previous presentations. Capt. Ransom As Quot wild miss May Cool As his wife. Corporal Bigelow As Quot the villian Quot mrs. A. E. Ransom As the heroine and private Teissier As her valiant Lover will Render the a heavy Quot parts while privates Gillrup and Cool with their fatherly make ups and manner will again assume the Roll of private citizens and Nert Llauge and Lieut. Simonson that of members of the Union and Confederate armies. Arthur Strayer As a Tim Quot c. F. Lubiens As m. L Dill Eubah As a Benny a and miss Gertie Llaves As his sweetheart with the devoted or. Bolus w. A. Weeks will furnish ample amusement. Mrs. Dill Eubah will As before appear As Mother of the two Soldier boys and miss Alta Cool As a wild Danes daughter. The drama together with the Tableaux and the sword Drill affords Anex a optionally Good entertainment and vill undoubtedly be greeted by a Large audience tomorrow night. A special train will run from Union depot at 0 15 p. M., returning after the play. The new Bridge and dam. A Host substantial Structure. On the 22nd Day of last october the City made a contract with the Gillette Herzog manufacturing co., of Minneapolis. Whereby the latter agreed to construct a dam and Bridge according to the plans then specified for the sum of $2,785.21. Said Bridge and dam to be ready for use by january 21, 180 5. In pursuance of this contract a Large Crew of men have been actively engaged f it a several weeks and the resulting Structure not Only is a credit to both of the the contracting parties but fills a Long Felt want. The new dam is above the old one the spill extending Back to the former Crest. The dam. Being above the Bridge is placed to better advantage and will keep the level of the Lake somewhat higher. It is about sixty feet in Width with two wings one thirty feet the other sixteen. The gravel till near the Crest is neatly paved with the be51 of gravel and Stone and All the planking is securely spiked to the Caps and pics. These piles Are of White Oak. Carefully selected and Are arranged about six feet apart. Great care Abeen taken in the selection of All the timbers and the Iron and steel was thoroughly tested. The Bridge placed a Little above the old one consists of one Span eight feet High and sixty four feet Long. The flooring is made of three Inch Plank and has a wheel guard on each Side. The transverse beams on which the joists rest Are of White Pine and Are arranged with but Little intervening space. The Bridge proper was completed tuesday night and the approaches were rapidly filled the Bridge being ready for use yesterday morning 11. Mcfarland was the first Man to drive across. Great is me reduction. We have made to churches schools and societies. In the Price of. Xmas tree material. Mixed nuts without peanuts per poum mixed nets with peanuts per Pound. Mixed Candy per Pound. 121c .09e .07 to 30c from the a sunny our townsman or. D. G. Barker who with his family and mrs. C. A. Briggs and the children Are spending the Winter at Siloam Springs in the Ozark mountains in Arkansas writes in a private letter a it his is a great improvement on our Northern Winters and the water is delightfully pure. Whole Wagon loads of Wood Cut and split stove length Are hauled to your door for a Dollar. We eat everything we can get hold of and Are continually hungry. The children play out of doors nearly every Day. Mrs. Barker has not been so Well for a Long time. The place however is greatly behind the times no improvements of any sort everybody purely democratic in style and habits . No lights no decent hotel no water works and no taxes but if any one wishes simply the beauties of nature pure and simple i think they can find it Here. We Are getting ourselves in tolerably Good shape to enjoy our stay. I am inclined to the opinion that this place has the possibilities of a Superior health unde retraining. The subject of under draining is one that will command More and More a Tention As the land in the county increases in value. Many Slough that a very few years ago were worthless arc now being slowed up and sown 1o flax and tame grasses. These Low lauds however Are subject to overflow in wet times and can not always be cultivated in proper season. Open Are objectionable because they Are in the Way and Are always tilling up. Under draining with tile is the most feasible Way of reclaiming the Low places on the farm. Many of the peaty swamps that Are now Only available for grass or flax in favourable seasons can be under drained so As to raise any of the Cereal crops. The fact that we have an excellent Quality of tile made at Home gives the county the advantage of securing plenty of material at lira to prices without any freight charges. T his is a subject that ought to be a live one to every Farmer in the county. Southern missionary a a Why or Clay you Are surely not going Ashing this Beautiful Sabbath morning a a or. Clays a a what a what me go a fishing me of no. Boss in Segoin Ober to de Cotton Gin ter Rassel win de satan in 1 Tek de pole Tong ter a fend myself am sizes of candles at Bottom figures. Candy in strings to decorate with. Candle holders fancy and Plain. Our Stock of Xmas Trees. Is now Complete. Get our prices. We can save you Money on them. The War on groceries still continues. Our line of cookies crackers etc., is the largest and finest in town. Done to Overlook the above facts and allow yourself to be Humbug Eri but come and Deal with Good fair and Square honest and reliable dealers and where you will receive every attention that shall and will be Given you at. The. Big a Gage 11 Ayden amp co. Clippings. Mankato morning news where was Paradis lost in jail or Woolsey s drug store Fairmont Sentinel or. David Hill turned out to be pretty thin when spread out on the lecture platform. Hutchinson s times. Austin the world is growing better. Hayward has gone and Holmes and Durrant will soon follow suit. Waseca Radical there is one thing regarding the presidents message that we All agree on and that is a it is Long Morristown press California people Are enjoying Strawberry Shortcake fresh raspberries tomatoes etc., at this particular tune of the year. Are enjoying Good health without these things. Rockford Register whatever effect the Wilson Gorman Tariff Bill May have had upon the business of the country there is not the least doubt that it tilled the democratic Side of the National House of representatives with empty seats. Mankato review the fact that thirteen head of Cuttle recently died near Winona from eating Frozen pumpkins and Frozen grass is a reminder to Farmers that that kind of food is neither a fat producer nor is it conducive to longevity. St. Baul dispatch the new York Herald is swinging the third term business. As if the people were thinking of nothing else and were dying to see that Cleveland should have it. The Herald is Only wasting time that could be better spent in something that i it really alive. Faribault Democrat contracts have been closed with several Lake shipbuilders for ten steel steamers and two barges two of which Are for the Minnesota steamship company and eight for John 1. Rokefeller. This is regarded As indication of prosperous business conditions throughout the country for some tune to come and an opportune time to invest in vessel property. Carthage mo., evening press a Friend has kindly sent us the first num Bersoff the Quot county times a published at Albert Lea min by out Young Friend rav c. Blackmer. It is a six column eight Page paper and from the patronage it is receiving in advertising. Gives evidence that it is to Quot fill a Long Felt want a and that there is room for it in that prettiest and busiest of All Minnesota towns. Faribault Pilot the financial Doc tors in Congress will soon to introduce their favorite prescriptions for the sick and emaciated Treasury. The charlatans in All the parties will want to prescribe some favorite Panacea of their own which they will guarantee to cure the patient but the men who have made a scientific study of the disease of the sufferer will probably be Able to give temporary Relief if they do not effect a permanent cure. Mankato morning news will eng land consider her supremacy on the sea seriously threatened by the fact that after having studied the subject of Armor plating for battleships its made in every country Russia places with the Iron company of Bethlehem. Ba., f. S. A., an Armor plate order that will keep the works Busy All Winter this russian order calling for 1,200 tons of the finished product is one of the largest purchases of Armor plate Ever made. Chatfield news the new woman fad has struck the Little town of Morley Mich. The other night a dozen Young ladies attired themselves in men s clothes and met a t the House of a , where they had what they termed a Stag party. The girls wore the regulation male outfit and told their friends they had a bully time. It was the third of a series of Stag parties the first having been held a month ago. The society started in with three members. Now it has forty and the membership is constantly growing. A Hall has been engaged for the next Young men with Sisters have to lock up their Best clothes or Wear them if they expect to use them. The Tad was introduced there by a couple of women from Saginaw. Austin transcript senator David b. Hill s lecture tour in the Northwest a proved a failure and came to an abrupt end sunday when the senator closed his business arrangements with his manager cancelled All future dates and returned to new York. The reason assigned for this is that i contracted a severe cold at Duluth him so hoarse that further Public speaking at present was out of the question. The fact is however Fiat the audiences which gathered to listen to him at Milwaukee Minneapolis St. Raul and Duluth were so meager that the financial returns were insufficient to pay expenses. And senator Hill refused to talk for nothing lie lectured saturday night at Duluth. Yve suspect that Grover Cleveland wears a plea ant look Over the outcome of this lecturing tour. Orrl Somas efforts that a the kind we indulge in to make our customers Happy. Our efforts Are ahead of the times. They Are. Price efforts. Everything in our immense Stock of candies nuts fruits and fancy groceries will be made to feel the effects of our Price efforts. With a merry Xmas to All we remain Routs Tot Cost literal prices r. C. Math wig mgr. Past at Minneapolis journal a Coin Quot har vey has organized a free Silver. Oath bound secret political party. Its special Mission is to Advance the can of free Silver. Or. Harvey is to be at the head of this new , and his title will be that of first National Patriot of course or. Harvey Lias got to keep up the Racket somehow or other or he will drop out of sight. But he does no to exhibit his usual shrewdness in allowing his to come known As a a secret oath bound dark lantern politics secret society politics and oath bound organizations for the advancement of political interests do not thrive in this country As or. Harvey will ultimately find out. But possibly having tried every other kind of scheme to Boom free coinage without Success he May have been driven to this As the last resort. It takes Only three men to put up a Safe in the second Story but it requires All the Way from seventy five to two Hundred of a sidewalk committee to see that the Job is successfully do gone. L. H. Roseng Rulh s. Why bemused it is the cheapest Pla let to buy in Albert Lea. A Quick sales and Small profits is my motto. Horse blankets Sleigh Bells. Robes Plush Robes cutters All kinds Are Solo cheaper than Ever Call and examine anything you want in my line and in convinced of what i say. L. H. Rosecr fans West Side. Broadway Alt Etc it let

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