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Albert Lea Freeborn County Times (Newspaper) - November 15, 1895, Albert Lea, Minnesota
Freeborn times. First v ear. Albert Lea Minnesota Vij Friday. I a a nor a. November is is Nim Ber i latest styles. Latest guts patronize the new millinery. Store a Hemm new Slock Mill Low pitas we have the Only Chicago trhtht1er in tile City Call and examine tile new millinery store. Mrs. J. F. Gates. The. Shoe question involves Many Points beyond the Mere looks. We never Cut the Quality for appearance Sake and Quality and one Price have built my Trade. Done to pay fancy prices for one of my in. Shoes. Huihui and i have several when von can ret other from them of me for i $3-50 up to $2.75 menus Feu suppers 75c. My s nil ski from $2 up. Women a Felt lace shoes. There is reason in All things and these Are the reasons Why Thompsons Trade increases. Thompson the shoe Altin. Done to Fqy Kajet to Cadd on. Tiik. Home furniture co. When in Neil of. Freeborn county times. Fix them up. Some of tile sidewalks about Tow Are in wretched condition and shuttle be fixed before the end of the season prom the top of the Hill to the Milwaukee track on Washington Street there is no walk the old one having been removed by order of the Street commissioner and the walk below the track Chi j Broadway is not yet completed in Fairview Boulevard Between the tvs Denee Sof la. In Abbott Andt. J. Wanek j tin walk is actually unsafe for use. Iii numerous other places the walks Are Tiro narrow and too much worn to be allowed to remain longer. It clothing Coiner order of red Cross. Grand rally at masonic Hall. Last Friday evenings at masonic Hall the order of the red Cross was conferred on a class of ten. Front one Hundred knights were present this boing nearly one twentieth of the whole number in the state. Among the visiting knights were prof. In l. Whitney., of Faribault and F. Farmer of Spring Valley troth of the grand i oui Mandery of the state Rev. John a. Geiger. Grand prelate of the grand commander of Iowa messes. West and Gordon of Austin or. E. In. Clements. Of Faribault and judge Wells of Preston. A grand banquet and i peeves by prominent knights were special features of the evening. $1.00 for a tufted wrist Colt skin Mitten you will pay 51.2s anywhere else tor them. Ouk Sto in of gloves and mittens of presents the output of a dozen of the leading factories of America. From 25c for a faced hitter to $3 for the finest driving Mitten. We Thev furniture of Bay description. We carry a Large Stock of carpets linoleum. Oil cloth in All widths a Well a stove patterns. We have Home bargains in kid chairs tees lounges and rockers. These will All be Oid at prices below first coat. Our hew designs in picture mouldings Are Beautiful. Done to forget the place. Home furniture co., a my Knatvold to a in a la tto a coffins caskets and embalming specially. A great improvement. Our City has pm resented a much More respectable and metropolitan appear Ance since the new lighting system went into effect. The thirty Are lights for which the City contracted with or. Eil wards. Have been in operation scarcely one week but one evening was enough Tda show the contrast to the old Street lamps. Indirectly another improvement was brought about. The old style arc lights used in Many of the stores were taken out. And each was replaced by the famous Manhattan Light the latest pattern. These lights differ from the old style arc in that they Are connected with the incandescent Dynamo and Independent of Ami separate from the Street lights. Furthermore All the lights Are connected wit i the All night circuit Ami can by used at any time of night. These changes have Adl led much to the e thick Acy of the lighting system and Willet is 1k-Lieveil, Leat to other improvements. The Long distance fiello. Albert Lea Andl other Freeborn in fount it towns to be connected with a outrun Minnesota and Northern Iowa work Van cd connections May this season. I by Western electric company with Headquarters at Britt. Iowa Are laying the foundations for a far reaching and important Enterprise. They already have a Long dristan be Telephone line to Spencer and As far we St As spirit Lake Iowa Ami extending through northeastern Iowa and Southeastern Minnesota to it la Crosse win. A line also runs Fannu Britt to Waseca. This line takes in Albert Lea Ami Alden and it is the intention of this enterprising concern to connect this City with every town in Southern Minnesota either this fall or Early in the Spring. The poles Are already up Ami. If the weather is favourable the line will soon la in running order. The office re of tile Damn Pany Are j. F. Cass pres., Sumner la. Has Webster vice-prea., Waucoma la. Thus. A. Way Trca ii. And Gen. Manager Britt. In a t. A. Potter 8�ey�?z Corwith. La. These men Are pushers Aud hat Ever they unde take must Succo. Alden progresses. Big improvements made the fire tidies not aet the town Back. In spite of the big tired it of sept. 111-30, in which some sixteen business by Ltd is were totally destroyed. Alden has made much material Progress this year. Early Iii the seas in her enterprising citizens had decided that they could in longer afford to do without water works and now though the town Lias suffered so pm fore the do oink Letim of the system the pipes Are Laid Ami covered and everything is ready to throw the water All around the town. The stand pipe is seventy two feet in height amt supports a Large tank with a Ciciola whose Topmost Point is Over one Hundred feet from the ground. For sign me years past the schools of Alden have been so crowded that the City Hall was turned into a school room and this year the school District of Alden has erected a Tine red Brick and Stone school House which it is believed will not be crowded for years to Enue. The merchants could scarcely wait for the Cooling of the debris after the tire and set to work immediately cleaning up the ground digging basements and preparing for the erection of new blocks. The City fathers met Ami do Cidad that none but Brick buildings should hereafter be put up in the hotel Block so five of Tiffins sufferers sent for Brick and men and got to we it re by the first of next week the new Bauk building will be really for occupancy and in about a month More the buildings of Morin a Mason p. Kleinming son j. P. Peterson and Walker a Valby will be ready for . All these Are Brick blocks Ami we Are informed that several other Brick structures Are to be put up As soon As the season opens in the Spring. The Mill owned and run by a Syndicate of Farmers is of considerable Lene flt to the town and surrounding country Aud the flour is of High Grade the Creamery is co operative Aud has a wide patronage. The growth in the population anti material wealth of Alden has a in so steady that it cannot be otherwise than permanent Ami the character of the inhabitants of the town and of the country around the town is sufficient guarantee that still further and wider improvements will be attempted and made. We can to Tell you about the clothing Stock of the big 4 in a newspaper column can Only throw out a few hints. We bought too dozen Wool mixed Hose. Are in our window at be. Of course you Don t All want that style. The same prudence is applied in the selection of the natural Wool half Hose at 2>c the imported Black and red Cashmere at a and extra heavy Home made at 4se. Hilt in Hove boil 0 Lief Al soils Al Bibi Idem to fill Spee lol orders now we have full assortment in Stock. pants overalls in a a they stand at the head. Look better last longer fit easier always reliable. M breadwinner on every Button. Try them. Your Money bark of you want it. Breadwinners Are up to Date. T i these overalls represent everything desirable in mechanics overalls. They Are not the 2sc Kina. 7"> Cli it s my you will say that they Are cheap at that. We can serve you week in raiment a ozvo15, Hayden amp co. The big crop is of Loving. In spite of the very Low prices paid for All kinds of farm produce Large quantities of Grain Are already moving. In this District where the Farmers Are comparatively free from pressing debts the majority of the crop is stored waiting a Rise in prices but further West. Where mortgages real and chattel Are As numerous As farm houses the producers find it absolutely necessary to unload at least a part of their big crop. The East Ami West roads Are straining every part of their systems trying to keep up with the demands of shippers. This is in wide contrast with the enforced abandonment of trains last Winter and a year ago. One Day last week the i m. Amp St. I. It. In ran Twenty three extras through on this division anti they Are at present re enforcing their usual schedule with j some fifteen or sixteen extras daily. The b., cd in a n. And m. A St. A. Inking North and South roads do not tap the Grain Belt Ami so Are better illustrations of the actual state of general business Ami the fact that both roads Are doing an unusually Laie freight business is a sure sign of an Viu creasing Confidence Ami Trade. What it costs to Light our City. Was we let fur the Money. The contract which the City has mad i for its lights is in substance As follows for thirty arc lights running All night Aud every night the City pays <13.350 Jar year. Or $75 per Light ill addition the City receives free of charge four Iii Candle Power lights Aud Tine 831 Candle it the water House four ids at the firemen shall two 33 h i in the Council Chamiso and four ids in the jail anti Hose rooms. The contract is for five years but at the end of any year the City May by giving thirty Days notice terminate the contract but agrees to buy the poles lamps and w ires at an appraised value. Last week Owatonna made with the electric company of that City what the citizens consider an exceptionally Good bargain. The contract was made out for five years and provided for not less than thirty lights Moonlight schedule at $h4 per year for each Light. At the end of the first year the City May j by giving a year s notice terminate the contract. In comparison it appears that for thirty lights Albert Yaju pays 8370 per year less besides ours Ruu every night and Owatonna must for a Par of the time depend on the Moon. The old system of. Lighting by a lamp posts was practically useless and Hail it been continued a new equipment would have been necessary. The City can Well afford the new lights Ami the action of the Council in putting them in is generally endorsed. The travel Glass met with mrs. Fannie Armstrong monday afternoon at the usual hour. Quotations were in sponged to from various authors. Mrs. Towne read a paper on a some towns along the Adriatic a mrs. Whytock followed with a paper our Mirage of Hungary and elsewhere and spirit of the usual budget was omitted. A a Kisfaludy is the character for discussion for the next meeting. A Good showing. During the year i sus there have been four notable additions and improvements to the City of alls it Lea. We hich will result in much Benefit to the Community. The Board of education have constructed a school building of great convenience and elegance to facilitate in the education of the youth. A magnificent opera House Bas been constructed which will furnish amusement anti recreation Ami Aid in the advancement and culture of All classes. The City Council have introduced an i a proved system of lights by which we Are enabled by night As Well As by Day. To navigate with Comfort and to observe the doings of our neighbors. I As the fourth event we beg leave to i mention the Advent of the ekk Khoshn coi Niy Tim pm which we Trust will assist in obtaining All these ends. It slum id assist in the education of its Youthful readers and. We Hope furnish. And is a source of culture Wall the citizens Ami should enable them to keep informed us to the doings of their neighbors Ami cast the Light of reason upon the mental peregrinations of its readers. Council proceedings. At the regular session of the City Council monday evening All the members were present except . Ald. Krebs reported that the Eity lights were turned on nov. Ii 1895. The matter of the dim it Sal of the old lamps Aud lamp posts was referred to the Light committee. The matter of procuring funds for payment of warrants of Small denomination was left to the committee on finance. No action was taken on the resignation of by. La. English As policeman Ami the appointment by the mayor of j. J. Hull Iran. Also there was no action taken on tin a to Tiou sent in for the re Instate Cunt of by. La. English. The petition of Theodore stauch for renewal of License was Laid Over till next meeting. Tile Bill of Knatvold a Brown for insurance was referred to finance committee. After allowing the following Bills the Council adjourned it Stacy Justice fees for August of h. Fobes Telephone for october.,. K. M. Bigelow for washing Blanket. Fairl ankh Morse a co., water world supplies. West pub. Co., Minnesota statutes for a. Macy. P. In. Pettibone amp co., Cabinet tile for City clerk. Journal a linkup co., advertisement for Brit a Aud dam. Be. K. Mallery for fuel. A. P. Hanson meals for prisoners,., a. T. Pettit Bury ing dug. A p. Kuget watering place Bra. Nelson Hanking by drat is. Mrs. P. Hudson cleaning county a chamber. I w l. M due meals for prisoners he h. Freeman hauling tapping machine is k. Spoon hauling tapping machine. I to a. K. Pettit hauling tapping machine i a a t. Spoon hauling tapping machine., 75 a Lucr to 1st, hauling tapping machine so ame Anderson a tapping machine 3 75 Martin Olson tapping machine i of p. Peterson a tapping Mach due Iso k. F. Pettit. A a tapping machine 3 of the Crane a amp Ordway co., water meter. S3 35 the Crane a Ordway co., water meter. St 50 merchants is member that for the next seven weeks All through the holidays the Tim Kab is read in every Home in Freeborn county a Well written and displayed by our Printer will be read by the 31,quo people of the county. We in i its a was below the usual figure. For this week we offer. Fine Muscatel raisins. 8 Tbs. For. 35c fancy a a a to Tbs. For. 3.5c a a California prunes 4 Tbs. For. 35c pail finest Jelly. 4<o All uncoloured Jan ten. Per tto .35c Boneless cod 3 the. Tablets. 15c finest strip cod Perth. 08c Minnesota sorghum per gallon. 40c a a a a 5-Gal. Kegs. .$1.75 Navy Beans per quart. 05colk. Cash prices Are always right. Yours for Cash and Liberal prices Iai ee9 Cash grocery r. C. Mathwig mgr. Do Quot not forget that l. H. Rosencrans is still in Albert Lea. Minn., with a Tine Lino of has. Maine team and single Aud double to saddles bridles halters collared elf., and the flues Hue of Hurst blankets Robes Sleigh Well. Curry comb Ami brushes and a Tine Fine of Bridie bit for ten Lei Morii fief horses and a Houim noises. Albo. West ditto Albert Lea Minn
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