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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - July 9, 1897, Albert Lea, Minnesota Freeborn cof it y times july 9, 1897. 3 Alden and Vicinity times correspondence c. M. Amp St. P. By. Time table at Alden. D e. Walker. Agent a Enger. 8 so a in no. I. Going West no. 28. No. 98. No. 63, no. 75, Quot a a pay enter i 49 p in la a in accommodation in 15 pm accommodation. 7 90 a in no. 22, going East passenger Roll a in no. I. A pay eager. It 10 p m no. 94. A a a accommodation2 40pm no. 72, a a a accommodation la 00am a social to night. A Hay Camps Are numerous. A Cut the grass about your place. A the Farmers Are now Busy making Niay. A miss c. L. Gilbert visited Over sunday at Wells. A miss Layman is visiting relatives in Owatonna. A Thos. Farr is again Back at his Post in the Mill. A ii. C. Andersen is painting the danish Baptist Church. A All Banks were closed and freight trains abandoned monday. By Ynn Hayden and wife of Albert Lea were in Alden monday. A a Large Carload of machinery arrived tuesday for Walker do Valby. A a. F. Haul the hardware Man has been at Freeborn putting on roofs. A a. A. Swan and wife Are visiting this week with relatives in Minneapolis. A mrs. John Johnson returned Friday evening from a ten Days visit with relatives at Sherburn. A master Archie Hulbert of Wells has been visiting his brother Claude at Alden the past week. A Only two or three persons from Alden attended the Ringling Bros. Circus at Austin monday. A Fred Delong was Down from Jackson this week for an Over sunday visit with relatives and friends. A miss Addie Burton left tuesday morning for Owatonna to visit and will be gone several weeks. A Sam Johnson was up from Alber Lea saturday to spend the Day with his son Chas. S., and family. A mrs. L. Finton left wednesday morning for Owatonna where she will visit for a week with friends. A most Grain is now headed out Aud occasionally one sees a held of Rye nearly ready for the Harvester. A a. Ii. Walker and wife returned monday morning from an Over sunday visit with relatives at Jackson. A Ralph Olson and wife returned monday morning from Mankato where they have been visiting relatives. A Small Grain at present is looking Fine and Corn is doing fairly Well though some pieces look quite bad. A Fred. Rasmussen the Carpenter has moved his family to Wells and will make that place their future Home. A miss Maude Emerson returned tuesday from a two weeks visit with friends at the a twin cities Quot and Owatonna. A or. Watson was called to Austin monday on business pertaining to the building of the new presbyterian manse. Pm issues Mamie and Clara Andersen left wednesday morning for a week s visit with relatives Aud friends at Manchester. A for property nine acres House barn and other improvements. Inquire of Thos. Crosgrove in East Alden. Of. A there were two runaways at the Dane shoot grounds Munday in one Geo. Hanson had a buggy damaged beyond repair. A miss Lucy Bryant who has been dressmaking at Racine Minn., for several Mouths past. Returned Home tuesday. A Barnum a Bailey s circus will exhibit at Mankato next wednesday and will probably visit Albert Lea in a couple of weeks. A Lia Mussen a Hemmingson known As �?op6te amp leu. The Barbers Quot have made needed improvements in their shop the past week. A remember the social at the Home a of or. Aud mrs. Fred Holway to night by the Epworth league and Christian Endeavor societies. A miss Mary Christensen has gone to Mankato to attend the state Normal summer school for teachers. She will be absent several weeks. A Hans Nelson formerly in the Mill at Alden but now controlling the Mill at West Concord Minn., spent the fourth with Alden friends. A Alden was Well represented at the Celebration at Wells saturday. Our band received a Hearty Welcome and pleased the Wells people very much. Is. P. Drown has decided to use the House formerly occupied by n. L. Whitman on East main Street for a cheese factory and is now at work putting in the vats and machine re. A win. Walker transacted business in Albert Lea wednesday. A it is said that the Prairie Chicken crop tin year will be Large. A the first shipment of american butter to Australia was made monday via Van Couver. A bans Svendson i erecting a House on his lot near Andrew Robertson s place on Euclid Street. A Henry Emerson and j. Ingalls of Elmore spent wednesday night with relatives and friends in Alden. Mrs. Washburn and non who have been absent from Alden for several months returned last evening. A John Grove of Morris Minn., was in our City thursday looking after business Aud interviewing his land agent h. A. Hanson. A Chris. Mathiason has gone to Stevens county to dispose of some land and Bert Swan has been appointed marshal during his absence. A mrs. J. A. Hazle left tuesday morning for her former Home at Charlevoix mich., to visit with relatives and enjoy a six weeks vacation. A the heavy wind of saturday night did considerable damage in the Way of blowing off fruit such As apples and plums Aud breaking Many Trees. A or Cowles received three Fine Bird dogs All setters from Milwaukee tuesday and Bert Campbell and Peter Rasmussen each purchased one of them. A talk about tramps Why no. 03, the night freight had sixty five of them on the train anti in one empty Box car alone there were thirty All bound for the West. A Peter Jensen the Stone Mason has the contract to build the Stone foundation to the new 40x100 feet barn of Deo. Hanson s and commenced work yesterday a miss Nellie Healy who was last year employed in Hanson amp Svendsen a big store has again accepted a position with Svendsen. Hanson amp co., As bookkeeper. A the annual school meeting of this District will be held saturday evening july it at 8 o clock Sharp in the school House for the purpose of electing officers and transacting other business that May come before the meeting. A word was received Here the fore part of the week that it Leo. Whitman father of n. L. Whitman formerly of Alden died june 30th, at his Home at Dell rapids s. Dak., after an illness of several months. He was 69 years old a prof Harvey Ransom of the Chicago f diversity arrived Here tuesday and has been spending the week with his sister mrs. L. C. Larkin in Buckeye. He will remain until saturday when he will leave for Albert Lea to visit with relatives until evening. Williams a co s Wagon show exhibited at Alden tuesday evening and like All one horse shows it was no Good. The show was without a baud when it arrived Here and the company hired our band to furnish the music in the Parade and at the grounds which they did with Success. The sixth Semi annual picnic of the danish brotherhood Lodge was held at the Dane shoot grounds sunday and a Large delegation of members Ami friends from Alden Aud other places were present. Addresses songs and music by the Carlston band were rendered and a picnic dinner was sewed. A dance was held in the evening. Red. Stanley father of mrs. J. J. Minor and de. And Dias. Stanley of Alden died at his Home at Bear Lake Friday of last week after an illness of several weeks. The funeral services were held at the m. E. Church in Alden sunday and the remains Laid to rest in the Alden cemetery. Rev. Davis conducted the services. He died at the Aget of go years and was an old settler of this county. It is a shame the Way the grass is allowed to grow along some of the sidewalks in our Little City especially Between h. C. Andersen a and mrs. Bie Ber s place. The grass at this place has grown so High that the sidewalk is almost obscured and Only one person at a time can easily pass along the walk and then they have to watch it not to stumble As in some places the grass and weeds on each Side have joined together in the Middle of the walk forming a grass blockade. A for some time past the creameries in this Vicinity have been ordering a through car to new York to ship their butter and Only consign part of it to new York the rest going to Chicago. During the last two weeks they have had some trouble in securing a refrigerator car in this Way As the new York car goes direct to that City and Only carries butter bound for that place. How the matter will turn oat we do not know but certainly the creameries cannot have a through car to one City and ship to several other places in the same car. Ethelyn Hall of Janesville Minn., is visiting with her grand parents or. And mrs. A. Hall. Hans. A. Hanson local agent far the Tiffin Grove land co., this week gave us a list of the persons who have purchased Laud in Stevens county Aud below we give the names Aud the number of acres purchased by each person Chris Goette 240 t. W. Parr i go r. Moiler Igo Hans a. Jensen 160 c. Petersen 160 c. In Rasmussen 160 n l. Peterson Igo Hans Bensen. Igo Louis Miller 160. Wen. Bieber Pete Larson and g. A. Swan have visited the land country this week and or Hanson says he will probably have these persons to add to the list when they return. A wednesday night occurred the installation of the newly elected and appointed officers of the i. O. O. F. Lodge and the following were duly installed n. G., Fred Holway v. A. Ili. Swan p. G., we. Walker rec. Sec., Guy r Larson per. Sec., j. P. Olson Chap. Rev. A. Davis Warden. O. F. Stone cond., p. I. Petersen r. N. G., j e. Emerson l. N. A hails Benson l. V. A s. Skiff l. S., Glenn Howard ins. G., Thos. W. Barr o. a a. F. Ilaff. For some unavoidable reason the persons appointed to fill the positions Asil s. And in s. V. Were not present at the installation but will be installed at the next neet ing. A All trains Are now bothered with the a weary wiggles a on their Way to the Dakotas to be ready for Harvest. A brakeman informed us the Piest week that every train he is on has from one to Twenty five of these Fellows Riding under on top. In Between and in cars and he makes a tour of each train to make some of them a Fork Over Quot a couple of a bits Quot or so but occasionally some of them Are too Sharp for him and get in a Box car and lock the doors. He said that last sunday he went Over his train to look for a number of these a a wigglers a whom he knew to be on the train somewhere but they were not to be found and As the train pulled into Wells there were eighteen of them that climbed out of one car. The Way freight conductors and brakeman put these Fellows to work unloading freight while they ride on these trains Aud it is a Good thing As Long As the tramps will ride anyway. A Chas. Austin and father ii. Austin returned wednesday by team from \ ii lard Minn. They left some four or five weeks ago mrs. Chas. Austin accompanying them for a pleasure tour through the Central part of Minnesota and to visit with Lewis and Gilbert Austin at Villard in Pope county just a few Miles from where Alex. Noble and family Are now living and Only one county from where there Are so Many of the people from Here who have purchased land in that Section of the state. While on their Way up they visited the Blue Earth Agency and other interesting places and met Many acquaintances but they say that at times they had hard work to get a place to remain Over night or Stop and teed and water the team As there were Peculiar people along the Road who did not want to bother with them. Hile at Lewis and Gilberts place they All enjoyed several Days fishing As there Are Many lakes near the boys farm and to be sure Lucie Austin can Tell As big a fish Story As any of them even though this is the first time in fifty five years he has had the pleasure of fishing with a Hook and line. Chas. Austin and wife Aud Uncle Austin left last week thursday for Alden and visited at Alex. Nobles place St. Palter and Kasota. At Kasota mrs. Austin stopped Over to visit with or. And mrs. Geo. Clark returning via Mankato last evening. The men folks resumed their journey and at Mankato witnessed the wreck of the Elk excursion train. They report crops looking elegant in spite of the Frost and say that at least eighty or ninth percent of the whole Grain that they saw on their Way Back was wheat and Rye and in several places they saw Fields of Rye ready for the Harvester. Though it rained five Days on their Wray up and Back they report a most enjoyable trip. Attended the funeral of or. Stanley at Alden sunday. The picnic at d. Herds last saturday was quite Well attended and an enjoyable time is the report. C. B. Austin and la. Austin arrived Home wednesday noon mrs. Austin stopped at k a so to and came on the train thursday evening. It seems that l. Wetzel was driving m Inez Howard is keeping House for her aunt. Mrs. Choeu. While she and her Little boys Are visiting or. Shoe no a parents in Albert Lea. Miss Elsie Ball who has been absent in Oregon for nearly two years of account of her health is expected Home to Day. It he has been at Waupun for a month visiting her sister. W alts Peterson who has been in wis. A kicking horse last saturday Aud the for the past week returned tuesday buggy it was hitched to was quite i accompanied by his wife Aud daughter. Ile and his wife will both work for mrs. Aldrich the remainder of the or. Wilcox having fully regained his health and procured a Rood Supply of driving horses carriages it i better prepared than Ever to answer Ca. From. Toe country. Besides being Well prepared to do ail kinds of surgery the doctor keeps and dispenses Bis own medicines and when called to. Or driving in the country carries a Large Supply of medicines with him. Remember the place and address. Or. H. H. Wilcox Albert Lea Minn. Badly smashed up. Two gentlemen with a covered Wagon Aud claiming to have petrified articles of All kinds were seen on our streets sunday Enro Ute for Lake Mills. Mansfield. C. I. Goleman Man i of and dealer in his at times correspondence jus. Emerson went to Austin on Bike saturday. Our Central Celebration was held Henry Meyers. Mrs. We. West Aud miss bus to Yost Are on the sick list. De. Emerson of Alden spent saturday and sunday in Mansfield. Win. Emerson the assistant in the store is visiting friends in Iowa. Or. And mrs. Aug. Koetke jr., have moved into or. Yostos House on the in Horst farm miss Maggie Johnston is visiting friends in Albert Lea twin lakes Aud Janesville. The dutch nine played against the Irish nine at Meyer s july 3 the result was dutch nine 14, Irish nine 12. Chas. Kittleson made a trip to Mason City la., on his Bike and called on friends Aud transacted business in that place Friday. Miss Mae Emerson and Little brother Fred went to Austin Friday to attend the circus and to celebrate the fourth with min and mrs. I bos Ivl Dowson. While watching the game of Ball at Meyers july 3, Lowry Johnston waste cd in the left Temple leaving him a very sore head but still Able to be around. Mir. And mrs. Rob Emerson and family of Elmore called on friends in Mansfield last week on their was to lanes Ville to spend the fourth with friends. The i. In sunday schools of Mansfield and Kiester will join with the Baptist sunday school of Clayton and hold a picnic july 9th in f. Oliphant strove Kiester. A very severe electric storm passed Over Here july 3, from about 8 p. M. To about 2 a. In. Several Telephone poles were shattered and a team of horses in Kiester were killed. Summer. Our citizens celebrated at various places some at new Richland some at Wells while a few of the Young people drove Over to Beaver Lake. A few got Home before the rain and Mam remained until after the showers. W. J. Steven departed for Pine co. I thursday where he has purchased a a farm shipping Iii Stock and household goods from Hartland. Mrs. Stevens and the children remained with friends until monday morning when they left on the Early train. Prof. Harlan Fisk. Principal of the Phillips upholstered tourist cars Are Best Spring Valley schools was recently ii. In. Lists. And ail kinds of building material. Yan. At the o to stand near Milwaukee depot. A. J. Stadheim agent. Going to California married to miss Hubbel of North yield and arrived Hen the first of the weel i with his Bride and will remain with his parents a part of Iii summer Vaea lion. Their Many friends Here unite in j wishing them a Long and prosperous journey together educate \ our Hun Al with Cascaret Candy cathartic cure constipation forever. Hic 25c. Of c. C. C. Fail druggists refund Money Best ten cent lunch in the City be obtained at s. Messenger Are you going South if so address Southern Tours lock 752, Cedar rapids Iowa for rates routes and full information. Lazy liver makes you sick Rocky Mountain Tea cures you Quick. Educate your Howell Vav till Cus Careta. A cure constipation forever. Joe Boc. Of t. fail druggists refund Money. Remember that All work done by the Albert Lea bindery and Blank Book manufactory is guaranteed and that we will be Here in the years to come. W. H. Wood Albert Lea Minn. Piano tuner n. W. Sawyer Freeborn. Claude Howard made a business trip to Alden tuesday. Visiting her l. D. Fay and family Are friends at Osage la. Mrs. C. C. Taylor is the guest of parents or. And mrs. E. Ryel. Misses Challis Seoville and Spencer All closed their schools last week. Ansel Gilmore went to Winnebago City saturday returning tuesday. A Young son arrived at the Home of or. And mrs. A. E. Stevens recently. Mrs. Hugh Graham and children of Hartland were guests at her old Home last week. The Xiv. C. To u. Ladies attended the Camp meeting last wednesday Aud did i not have a Union. Sam Peterson who was kicked by a horse two weeks ago is just Able to resume work again. The congregational Church was painted inside last week so Rev. Fisk preached in the m. E. Church. Lucien d. Fisk returned from Northfield tuesday where he has been canvassing for a number of weeks. Or. Oscar Wright who has been having quite a serious time with his foot is getting along nicely now. Miss Fisk went to new Richland saturday and remained the guest of her sister mrs. Cram until tuesday. The campers departed thursday after being with us a week and holding four or five interesting meetings daily. Work is progressing finely on or. Gilmore a new store building and the Hie full corps of assistants can now be found. It by. Clark Street restaurant. 126.000 passengers carried in it years and All of them pleased is a mattering testimonial jealous imitators have started rival lines but they Lack the facilities and experience of the pioneers in the tourist car business. I he m n Lien Poi is amp St. Louis Railroad runs elegant upholstered tourist cars to California Points without change leaving St. Paul 7 00 p. In. Minneapolis 7 3.7 p. In. Every thursday via Omaha Denver Aud Salt Lake a the Scenic line. On november so and each succeeding tues we will run an a additional car via Kansas City and it. Worth the Southern Loute no High altitudes or Snow. The time is Only four Days via either route. In this age. Time is an important Factor in the selection of a line of travel. The Albert Lea route being the quickest and Best appointed is most popular. Through sleeping car berths Only . A gentlemanly conductor and coloured Porter accompany the ear to attend the wants of the passengers. Meals served in dining cars or May be prepared on cooking ranges provided for the purpose in a separate compartment. Full information As to ticket rates or berth reservations will be Given by add re sing a. In Cutis general passenger and ticket agent Minneapolis so St. Louis Railroad Minneapolis Minn. Of you Are going to buy a bicycle give him a Cali. 3 3 so War sewing machine i or gun real estate and Loans. I Nave ii ted Iii my a Tiit for a try residences Raug ing from ii too to 18. Kin. Several desirable residence Lota in first Ward also some Fine farm property. La i. We Ornona in Ion i Block Filbert Lea National Bank general banking. Buy from a Man Taal is Here for to stay Aud understands his by tie. Henry Stuer i a. Remein Lier i eau make nearly every piece in a Ltd in. Sewing Maehue or Bigeye e. South Alden. Times correspondence a. B. Wetzel is building a Cyclone cellar. Miss Dora counter spent wednesday night at m. J. Howe a. A. B. Wetzel wife and youngest son spent july 3d in Wells. Mrs. We. Stevens returned from Mississippi past thursday. Miss Mary Knutson who has been sick the last week is on the gain. Or. And mrs. M. P. Howe visited several Days in Gordonsville last week. Mrs. Arthur Stevens spent several Days in Albert Lea the latter part of this week. A goodly number of South Alde nites lower room will soon be ready for masons. Or. F. M. Snyder purchased a Fine j two seated Surrey of a. D. Seoville lat week and Neils Hanson a single Carriage. Or. Scott is having a tubular Well put Down on his farm West of the Vil j h. D. Brown president. D. R. Phibbs vice president. C. B. Kellas. Ca Bier. Albert Lea. Minn. In at Vold amp Brown Bankers Albert Lea. Minn. Soblit accounts of merchants Farmers and m Al Hanks. Money to loan on notes and real estate Security. Interest paid on time Deposit. Foreign Exchange old on All european Citie steamship tickets to Aud from All foreign ports. City and farm property for Sale. Fife me end of Cieni mine 3 of ii Ai Ai a Awn mowers sharpened 3 25c. Henry Stenerson. Albert i a Lage and is arranging to build a Fine get special attention paid to collections new House there. Some of our Young ladies intend to Camp a week at Maplewood Park during the Assembly. Others will go in for a Day or two. Mrs. Mina cram and children returned to their new Richland Home saturday after a pleasant two weeks visit with her parents. Miss Tucker arrived Here from Ripon wis., the last of the week to join her parents who have been with w. E. Seth since Spring. Mrs. L. A. Howard of Eagle Lake is making her daughter in Law and grand children mrs. Agnes Howard and family a Welcome visit. Important to steam users. We Vail your attention to a really Good thing whereby you can save from 33-j to 5u per cent. And More of the steam a cd. This prevents waste Aud saves fuel meaning that much Money saved. 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