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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - February 5, 1896, Albert Lea, Minnesota r* Sa J (/    ?A ( Cheapen^ Advertising Is not the Best, but The Best Is Cheapest. OMI St a n* d \ k n Ad vc r ti s i n g Acknowledged the Best, And So 1st ’hee pest. VOL. XXXIX. ALBERT LEA, MINN., WEDNESDAY FEBRU 896. IIUWLNEHH OAlt Ds, W. t. TOOD, I A WYER, OKFICK OYER HANNUM BROM i-J store, Albert I.#*, Minn. MINNY A MORGAN. Attornky at law it)ONTY attob* Rev Office III UlllbrilRdftOn tMOfk, Mn mn way, Albert Lea, Mini). ft. S. FARNSWORTH. ATTORNEY AT I,A VV. I’M ACT IC KA IN ALL . th* court*, Careful attention given in c«.rit-Mefetnl AM Other Collection*. < Iflh e III Wcd»r A lien » ( Izee, Minn «»., Block Komi,-. I Hint a. Allwrt rn m DOCTOR NIBBE*. I I RA DU ATK KIK »M MlltWiY OFFICE * I over Linn Drug Store, Itrnmieiv. Albert lent. Minn. J M. TULIO. M. 0 OH YUMAN AND MI RD KON. OFFICE 1 In rear >f Itrnxx’Dmy Mince; ho* id Hi no Ko.inturn »»re in. Albert I** I C MERRILL. I iBNTitn. OFFICE OVKK I ' We.lye A Rnrlow’* *t»u*. Albert l,ee. Minn. connENTs or contemporaries. NOTES BV THE WAY, NO. 6 Gage, Hayden Co MRS. ABBIE HARDNER SHARP. Breezy Idea* of Bright Editors on By Rail to New York State--laAe the Moat Lively Topics of the j Where rf rn* H. A. maine., A HCH 11 UCI AND HI ll.DRR PLANN j * 'if i*'i intl emiiriirt. hkrn for All rli.oi O' * irk In iii* rn,ii t-nut.li) Albert l.e* Mint!    |ftv, teOOENl* VvOOoMtN OF AMERICA f IHI NOD PIN CAMP Nom* HOLDS KHOU* v^/tar meeting* ai Odd Fellow*’ Dull every Or*l And third Wednesday evening* of each T02.rh„ . .    J l> CLARK. V f ) R ll A I. VORN RN, Clef* Housewives Remember I hat the IGK put by the Albert Lea Ice Co. was taken from the PUREST part of Fountain Lake. Orders for the season taken by CHAS. JORGENSEN or S. S. MALLERY ■SIMARD and SOF1~^. C“0-A"k In any quantities, all *‘ze* and grade* Order* Fnr Lounti-yjind City trmie promptly Bited. Free delivery to City customers. W. W. Cargill & Co C SORENSON. Agent. owe# at Kievator No I. N M Depot. ALRIRT LEA. MINN AM Lea Coll® roa Tonne ladies. About 50 pairs Ladies’ Pure Silk Mittens, 39c Regular 75c goods 20 dozen Good Size Cotton Huck Towels, 4c They can’t be matched. There are only a lew chances left to sell Cloaks.  We have saleable- $10.00 Cloaks A H OARDING SCHOOL WITH ALL TH* * V Comfort# aud Beautiful Surroundings of Dom#* LH# None but §firmt.Vlmam in. t r >t rf in- m It ut pin fff d. Studies embrace a Complete College Course. or Catalogue and other Information Ad.)re**. Hem. H. H A bhott, it it , President, or « « fnrkmr, Bec. of Executive Committee. Alb+rt is*rn. Minn. at $4.75. MORIN BM ani Tile forts ALBERT LEA, MINN. Pressed Brick, Common Brick, And AII Size* of.......... Farm Drain Tile. (Lots of Cloaks 47c on the Dollar.) IJTFarmers are especially requested to call and inspect the works. W. A. MORIN, Proprietor. T oil have paid dollars time and again for such Corsets As We Sell at 50 Cents. (They are Lustrous Satine.) The ALBERT LEA National Bank ALBERT LEA. MINN. Capital, - $50,000. rpRANHAtfTH A GENERAL BANKING u*- Busine**; Foreign Exchange Bought and Sold; interest Allowed on Deposits; Foreign Steamship Ticket*; Fir* and Life Insurance: Collection*. H D BROWN, President,. DRP HIBBS, Vice Pre*. C B KELLAR, Cashier. DiRBeroHi:-W. K. Todd, C. W. Ransom .Tho. G. Godley, 8 8. Strums, T. V Knatvold, W. A. Morin, J. W. Smith. D, It. PHlbb*. U. D. Brown. First National Bant ALBERT LEA, MINN. Capital, -    -    SSO,GOL Mnrpiua, .... N.MOO General Banking. Farm Loans Negotiated. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Foreign Exchange Bought and Sold Safe Deposit Yanlt. HARRY JONES, .    - President. G. GULBRANDSON, - Vice President. AUGUST PAULSON. -    -    - Cashier. DIRECTORS: G. ttulbrandson, Tho*.W.Wilson, E.H.RIch, r» « ’U; Haukneaa, T. M. Blacklln, Claus H. Flludt, V. Gulbrandson, P. M. Joice, Baity Jones. Time*. U. R AB, A. Shaver, Kasson Republican: NhHkospetre aavs “reading makes a full man.” Drink of tim strong kind also make* g BHB full—and sometimes fool. K C lluncington, Wlndom Reporter rile foreigner is welcome, when he comes to assimilate with our systems, hut when he conies to bring foreign systems the people of this hemisphere don’t want him. D. Sinclair. Winona Republican There is no Held of high endeavor, the world over, where there Isa better, more sui table, or more welcome oppor* turiity for women’s work than in that of medicine, S M Owen. Farm Stock A Home; If you want to Hod some articles the price of which has not declined go into your neighl*or1ng bank and ask the price of Interest, or to your railroad agent arid a*k the price for hauling freight or passengers. H*b*pp» Independent: Mankato ha* an ordinance forbidding the howling of Salvationist* and the wearing of bloomers, but while the officials are on the si reels looking up these wrongdoers, highwaymen aud ineen diaries gat in their work. U. I. Peterson. Litchfield Independent Litchfield lins had a Hour war, but Silver L*ke, McLeod county, is having a b-er war. Three aehoooers of Milwaukee for a nickel i* the inst report from this burg, with the people from all directions heading that way. lAslle Mathews. Benson Monitor: Lac qui Barie county has the meanest set of newspaper men and Hie meanest set of county commissioners of any county iii the state. We have obtained this Information from lite different papers published there, and it must he authentic. Minneapolis Tribune: “It is so easy. to be food on 810,000 a year said poor Becky Sharp, that fair browed, auburn haired, grey eyed, ambitious, unprincipled young woman, fondly imagining how perfectly angelic she could be with this sum at her disposal. J F McGovern. Wabasha Herald: This matter of raising fruit on every farm is no longer a visionary scheme nor one that Is beyond the reach of arty farmer who is willing to plant the trees, plants or shrubs, and who is willing to give to them a little attention each year. A. L Graves, Bt Paul Broad Axe If we are to have a reform party that s to really represent the people it must he a party of heroes. It must be led and supported by men who are largely willing and ready to ignore self-interests so far as emoluments of office can enter into their work. Sberln A Foss. Winnebago City Press-New#: It is claimed a Spring Valley doctor lias invented a churn that will pound butter out of new milk in three minutes, by his watch. This would indicate one of two things, either the doctor’s head is working, or his watch stands badly in need of the jeweler’s attention. Joo. K. Klug. Adrian Democrat: A Chicago poetess is reported as dying of a broken heart because tire recently destroyed four hundred unpublished poems of her own composition. This should be a warning to tile editors of country newspapers who are carrying large stocks of unpublished spring poetry left over from last year and not a penny’s insurance upon it. W. E. Mc Reazle,Crookston Times: The Great Northern has cut down the wages of the section men 15 cents per day, to take effect to morrow They have been receiving the munificent sum of ti.25 per day, and it is said that they felt their oats too much prosperity was too swift for them and after a pay day they would get gay on their suddenly acquired wealth and failed to return to work for a week or two. Tams Bixby’* Red Win# Kepi’bl lean: While the tax for the current vear per inhabitant, here in Red Wing, is about $8.70 for each individual. In the county, outside of Red Wing, it amounts to 84.90 for each inhabitant. There are comforts and conveniences connected with living in town, it is true, but it is readily apparent to every one from these figures that the city folks pay well for all those conveniences. Church and School Are a Failure—A Native’s Attachment for His Cradle Hills—Welcome Obser vatlons from Prof. Barry. Editor Standard: Having a few spare moments at my disposal I will take * glance backward One morning at the break of day peered through the mist and fog. rhTe below lazily flowed the Mississippi- I he land was all flooded with water, there were im crops to ripen no pastures to moisten. A few more hours and I was in Chicago. Some of it was above water. Much of it below Two ami a half years ago I wandered over tile same ground. Tim crops were withering, tim ground was parched un-,*r the summer sun. For two month* the region sweltered under dust and heat. Men gazed hopeless on their withering fields of gram. The other day men looked in vain for their sunken sidewalks. It was designed that way a long, long time ago. » In the city I could not resist the temptation to ask the location of places. I asked a "cop" the most convenient way of reaching the University. He Bud “Chicago University V” I said “j es, they have one here” He pulled OUI his little directory, hut could find no such University. J said It is in Jackson park. ’ He then gave me directions winch would have taken me to St. J .on is. Walking down Wabash avenue I asked one how far it was to the Masonic Temple. Two blocks west and four blocks north was the answer. I walked on five or six blocks arid asked again. Must about four blocks ahead” I walked eight blocks I asked again, “Is that the tn}pJV^.“oh no* Fist two blocks ahead I Ins is characteristic Chicago Chicago is terribly dirty and muddy. Hie pavements are in bad condition At Youngstown,Ohio, a well dressed lady and small boy got on tile train. she evidently had not bought a ticket for the boy. The conductor had some difhculty DI collecting for the boy. one could not Had her money, lie asked the boy how old he was. The boy promptly replied “five.” It was Phtirily the intention to get a free ride for tim boy. When the conductor demanded fare she said: “I think you are very exacting. You are too nar row minded to ne liberal.” When an opportunity offered I asked the boy his He would soon be ten. .She lied about the pocketbook and taught the boy to lie about his age, ail for a paltry $...50. I hey were not of the ignorant class either. What has church and school done for her, and her na me is legion ? The train sped by the lovely hills and the winding valleys of New York With a mountain diam on either hand, the railroad by the river side, a cosy village here and there, is it any wonder the New Yorker never forgets the charms of Ii is cradle home? The winter winds are raw and bleak, but Hie flowers of spring soon come to redeem it all. We have had an intensely cold wave in New York. A change of 75 degrees in the thermometer, going as low as 3.1 degrees below. Anchor ice lilied the river causing it to oveiflow its banks in places several feet deep. D. P. Harry Adirondacks, Jan. 2d, 1896. A .Survivor of the Spirit Uke Indian rtafsacre Visits Her Son in Albert Lea--Cap!tired by Inkpadu-ta’s Band of Sioux, and Ransomed She Has a Remarkable History. I Abbie Gardner Slurp of Spirit Lake, Iowa, is making her son, Allan sharp, yardmaster at the union de not a month’s visit.    1    ' Mis. Sharp is a survivor and heroine or tim Indian massacre which occurred alipin t Lake in Mardi, 1857,Mien rorty-two men, women and children were butchered by a lot of blond-thirsty mo,ix, comprising chief Inkpa-uuta g band. Mrs. Sharp was then a little girl of thirteen and was taken prisoner By tile icds and held many months in captivity, being dually ransomed ami liberal-cd through the efforts of judge Flandreau of .st. Paul. I bree other women were captured at the same time, but inly one besides Mrs. Sharp ahi allowed to live. Mrs. Sharp now lives in her fathers old botts* at Spirit Lake the only one that was left standing bv the .sioux .She is the Iowa state custodian of the fine monument which has been raised in memory of the victims of the Indian tomahawks, and also lins an interesting museum of Indian curios and relics of the terrible event. .She has written a comprehensive work on the subject, entitled, “The ^ ,ry of the 8P,rit Lake Massacre and the Capture of Mira Abbie Gardner. Mrs. Sharp is an intelligent and entertaining lady and her reminiseen-sea of her remarkable experiences highly interesting. mini Sin. Cloak Department. SECOND FLOOR Grand Clearing-Up Sale of WINTER JACKETS. J his ueck will he a tnent, as we j ’ are A Wonderful Discovery in Photography. A discovery in photography recently made by Prof. Roentgen, of th* Bavarian I Diversity, is creating a sensation in acieutiiJc circles and generally throughout Hie world, it consists in the photographing of objects of denser properties than the material which conceals them from the eve, as for example money in a purse, the bones in the body, an iron weight in a wooden box. A electric current is pacsed through a “Crooks tulle,” which is a Producing an intense heat, which, in the form of light is thrown upon the object to be photographed. tso intense is this light that it passes through matter whose pat tides are loosely packed, like those of wood or of human llesh, strikes the harder substances such as bone or met Pf1'11* their outlines on the sensitized plate. .«£!£# n£? of the body cau be inspected as if the llesh were removed both simplifying surgery and aiding the injured, Bullets and foreign substances in the human body may he readily located and their removal made easy. Iii fact the discovery is almost unequalled in its wonderful usefulness and importance, and its benefits mankind cannot as yet be even partially comprehended or realized. grade, three ( prices: ace c tailor-made Lfrc.it week in this depart-n sale our entire stock of hich , CLOTH JACKETS, in ) great bargain lot8, at the following low Lo! I, Jackets wort! $8.50 to $10.08. Lot 2. Jackets worth $12 to $15. Lot 3, Jackets worth $18, $20 and $25. Choice $5.00 Each. Choice $8 OO Each. Choice $12 Each. New Goods In all their virgin brightness arriving daily. Our ii.\ed purpose is always to Serve the Public Well and First. EMBROIDERIES Not Selections for Serin. Inspect the Incomparable Values^-We Offer. Gage, Hayden IL Co. 8. P. Child, Waseca Herald: Three judges of the Hennepin county district court have decided the Kee-ley-cure inebriate-law valid aud that whenever a judge of probate sends a man to the Keeley cure doctors for four weeks or more, the county must pay the doctor bill. This is getting to be a glorious country! We first license a lot of drunkard makers and then tax the industrious and decent people to support the inebriates and pay 8100 doctor bills. O. G. Wall, North Iowa Times, McGregor: The populists have an eye on judge Caldwell, of the U.S. circuit court of appeals, as their presidential candidate: but so high a judicial position is inconsistent with populism. The populists are not all wrong by a long ways. They espouse the cause of too many vagaries to retain power if they could be fortunate enough to acquire it, but they are not so dangerous an element to the country as the other extreme that threatens the republic—the monopolists and cold-blooded milhonares. 8. A. Langum, Preston Times: Minnesota has enough people, and if there be any room to spare let it be reserved for our own children. There is an over production of farm products; there are enough laborers and to spare; the trades and professions are crowded, then why this determined effort to crowd more people into our state? We would net close the bars against intelligent, law abiding emigrants; we would permit them to come if they wanted to, but we object to this concerted action to coax people to come, by promises, which can never be more than half fulfilled. Carload of Horae* for Sale. I will offer for sale at Albert Lea Friday, Jan. 31, a carload of good horses. Chance for bargains. Pat. mcdonald, 5wl    Wessington,    S.    D. Fall in Prices Since Silver Was Dishonored. Reform Advocate. Clarkneld. In 1873, the year in which silver was demonetized, the average yield of wheat per acre was 12 bushels and the market value of the product was 814 59 per acre. In 1894 the average yield per acre was 13 bushels, but the market value of the crop from each acre was only 86.48. The country ’s entire wheat crop brought $323,594,806 in 1873; in 1894 the entire crop brought oulv 8225,902,025, No theory of overproduction can account for this tremend ous decline in the value of this cereal for the acreage of wheat has increas ed only in proportion to the growth of the country and the increase of population. An acre of corn yielded on an average 811.41 in 1873; in 1891 an acre’s crop brought only $8.10. The crop from an average acre of rye brought 810.04 in 1873; last year the value of an acre’s product was 8b 84. Oats in the year 1873 yielded on an average 810.37 per acre, even though the average quantity of grain per acre was only 27 bushels; in 1894, with our boasted high prices for oats, the average acre yielded only $7.10. It is quite safe to say that this year the value of each acre’s crop will be less than 84. Water Shrinkage in flinnesota. A paper on this subject which was read by Walter C. Brewer before a late meeting of the state forestry association is being punished in Farm, Stock and Home. It shows that since 1805 there lias not been such a prolonged era of scant rainfall and of water shrinkage in this state, and that it is doubtful if there was ever before since man occupied this country such epoch as now prevails. Mr. Brower with reason looks on the situation with alarm, but of course is unable to suggest any immediate rem-edy. His article concludes as follows: “Seventeen years of steady water shrinkage without any material reaction is a condition that way well arouse the alarm of all thinking men. It is too plainly evident that nature has lost her equilibrium. She is forced to use her water supply faster than she receives it, and while her reservoir lias been large she has well nigh drained it arid there is little doubt but that the constant failure of rainfall to meet the constant demands will continue. .Even if several years of abundant rainfall does occur, it will help but little toward restoring the lakes, springs and small streams that have vanished or been reduced until they are mere shadows of their former state.” The Highest Patriotism the Best Religion. Minneapolis Times. Aristotle preferred the ordinary rather than tile extraordinary proof of love to ones fellow man; the unobtrusive reasoning which says:    “J    |uVe healthy and comfortable home, will: pictures in it, aud clean dollies to wear for myself; if I love uiv neighbor as myself, let me refuse to approve of laws mat favor the rich at the en pp n se of the poor, or support a political party that does not make wise and helpful legislation for tim great overburdened masses its first consideration-let me show by my speech, my influence, my vote, that I realize that the highest patriotism and the noblest religion is that which labors aud sacrifices to lift the struggling and disheartened, often im bruted masses to a plane of contented, intelligent, self-respecting manhood and womanhood.” J?** Attention, Potato Growers! Being in position as I am to know that we in this vicinity are losing our reputation in tile large markets growers of choice potatoes, and seeing the necessity of changing our seed to remedy this, I last spring procured from New York and Philadelphia at heavy expense, some new and Groceries. 3-Crown L. L. Raisins by the 5^c Jb. Oranges, 3 dozen for -    25c 3-lb Standard California Canned Peacches, 10c. Standard Sugar Cans, per can 6c Strawberries and Raspberries, Sc per can. 7 bars I loom e Soap for -    2    ^c We make special mention of our Tea ai Coffee Heil Give these goods a trial and we are satisfied with the result. Easy and Graceful in Appearance Are those dressed in our clothing. WE Carry the Stock. Guarantee All Garments, And Refund ISI onev \k lien requested. proved varieties, all heavy yielders such as Rural New Yorker No 2 Clay Rose, (especially adapted to clay and heavy soils), "Money Maker,” Great Divide, Irish Daisy, etc., all of which I grew and tested last season, and w ill offer them for sale this spring at prices in line with the time*. More full de-scription with prices will follow later. W ill also in rn ^ Ii seed to responsible growers and contract for their cron at stated price. I). A. Giles, Grower Choice Seed Potatoes. Real Estate Tranafer*. Earl Hanson lo Albert Hanson, ne}*, 13, Rancr<tit...................... *' Albert Hanson to Ilans Hanson, neC. s«u» 13, Bancroft........... * Michael Sheehan lo Mary Sheehan,- 'uini*. nw!4 sec ie. Bath........ ’ AI be ft Le teF Kle1, w 06 ft*lot West Beige Johnson to Henry Brekiie,* part bi 3 Maitland........... Peter P Kl«l to Isabpi kiei.’ w Od ft' lot 2 west Albert Lea .....' Pear! A Key* to Mary Srnitli Haii,’ part ne Va nwjU, sec 2, Freeborn ........ Cloine kemmeiisen to Wild* J Anderson. DW/4 sw'4, see 32, Geneva.......... Warren Gilbert to Jena L Jensen, se1* nw ii, sec 21, Hayward.................. WinC Colby to Cha* Jorgensen lot 8, bi 1 Alden    *    • faooo OOO so 2S00 600 j 1000 OOO Biff ‘IST O T 23”. Reduction ia Price of UNDERWEAR for Neit Tee Days. W. W. JOHNSON & CO. 308 West Broadway MAJESTIC Complete. Womans’ Improvement League. A special meeting of Hie womans’ improvement league will he held at Mrs. Fuller’s Thursday at 2:30 p. rn. All ladies interested in the improvement of our city are invited to attend. Members are especially requested to be present as there is business of importance to be considered. Henry Fink to Hans A 8vendeesf 'uw‘ cor block. Alden....... Ann Mary Maglnnis to Linie Conners.'lot «n.’..?.or,n 8 At,“ 10 Alocrt I.*a .......400 P D McMillan to Ole 8 Nasby, nw Vi aw1*, sec29, ({iceland.................. ...... roo ^ m N“rvt,sou to Ole Nelson, part sec 12. Nunda......... r    (). Ole K Benson to Ben K Bendon, one-half Interest In nri ne^ sw^ ne1, and us* set*, sec 15, Newry .... ............ lg(XJ Mardi Gras Rates. For the Mardi Gras at New Orleans and Mobile all attent* of the B. C. It & N Kv., will sell round trip tickets at greatly reduced rates. mCM«r«hlia 1? ??’ V’18, K‘MKi u> return until March IL Double dally train service. I Ii rough trains with Pullman slcspers for St. Louis and ( hlcago via this line. Direct connection* ai the ?f!w Louis depot for New Orleans and Mo bile. ( all en B C. R & n agents for rates and further information or address - _    J. MOSTOW, G. P. & T. A. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Albert Lea Hardware Company. Stoves awl Hardware of All Kinds. Dr. A. I. Sawyer;—I have Seen troubled with rheumatism and lung trouble for a number of years, can say I never had any thing help me like your Family Cure. Mrs. ti. Wlngart. Lena Ills. For sale by Briggs Drug Co. Albert Lea Lumber and Stock Co. THE FARMERS’ INDEPENDENT LUMBER VARO. Hest quality of Lumbar, Lath, Shin gips, Sash, Doors, Building Paper, and Builders’ Supplies always on hand ami Told at Lowest Market Hates. Yard on Broadway, South of Court House. C. G. JOHNSRUD. - Manager. We saved lot* of moory for other People during 1*96, and try again wry nard In ISHO, at Enterprise Iron Works. Machine Shop and Foundry, ALBERT LEA. MINN. Call oh o* r.-r anubing rn our tine irreal (,r small. VNe guarantee sally.* taction ~ i is* J. w. VENESS, Prop.

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