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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - January 22, 1896, Albert Lea, MinnesotaOur Great I Annual Linen Sale CURBSTONE CHRONICLES. Is Now in Full Swing* \V e promised you the largest and most complete stock of Housekeeping Linens, and we have more than redeemed that promise. Handsome goods from Ger-many, from Scotland, from Ireland -those lands \s here the weaving of fine linen is an instil tiled art- w e show in bewildering profusion of styles and prices. I he prudent housew ife will take advantage of this .Special Sale to secure her year’s supplies cf Hour**-hold Linens, because of the immense assortment to select from. Stocks complete from the cheapest to the best in Table Linens, Napkins, Towels, etc. And of the Especially Low Prices we are making to make This the Crowning Linen Sale of AU. All Linen, Knotted Towel®, size 17x38, each Fringe price 5-4 I "'ringed Doylies, each 55c. 10c. 8 All Linen Huckahuck els, bize 10x30, price Tow each Napkins, per dozen 55c. Fine 10c. (* lass Doylies, Dixit), per dozen size 50c. Heavy Huckaback Tow® size 18x36, price ea^h 15c. ’mkt v lied Damask, per yard 19c. price Heavy Damask Towels, two rows hemsticb, knotted Iring, size 22x48, price each Full bleach Table Damask, per van! 25c. 23c. Cotton Toweling, per yard 3c. !<rnOf Course You Scold New Advertisements. When your dinner is late; any man does. But did you know old kitchen yours wont things any that that clock of regulate longer? A Clock ,1. W, Vmmi ii Iran work* O<ut* kri»"»<iiii—hon,shop Mary Hlifrtian probate ordrr. F-tairof J**, Jotinnoo—probate artier. F.«taie of Lam Job mon probate order. W (!, t'llfliHllltirii SllCttnil. K st. It .on rn   St (Jo -real »*«tau» ttatxitlm. Galre. Havd^n * OS—wool stilts. John-iiu * Barracan-clothing Want coin mu -new Items Fatah* ol I*. I,. Aa-ioU probate order. K. C. 14 atli wig eash groceries. Siftings from n Week’s Minor lisp pcnings--Local Events and Affairs of Business in a Bustling City. Hemen!IMT Ult* hnsn-l .iii gain** Hi th* armor* Friday evening. Austin vt* Albert I Ain. Remember the Western Ideals at armory lie*ti tonight. Reserved sea at post-ofth*?! hewn stand. I he saloonke* pers are all romplain-tug of hard times, of a tailing off in custom and slow collections. I he Western Ideals are a company of high class artists and deserve good house at armory hail tonight. The Knights of Pythias will give a nor ml dance at their hail Friday evening to m em hers of tho order and their ladles. If yon receive a cony of Ignatius Donnelly's paper, tho Representative, we have the authority to say that it is paid for to yon for three mouths. Rev. Dr. Beattie of Mankato will de. liver an address at Hie college tomorrow, Thursday morning at IO:3»>. All friends of the institution are invited. A nun)lier of the friends of Mr. and Mis. ,\|,,rk I.owe gathered ai their cosy home on Water airest last Friday night and spent a most enjoyable evening. Miss Isabel Armand will go to JMinneapolis this week. Nile has a brother there w ho is studying vocal music, and w nose tenor voice is giving prom im) of I a notable career for hun. Miss ('athiuka Jljort. of Chicago the new music teacher at Luther <o ad* my lias arrived and has entered on lier duties. There are now altogether I hi pupils at the school, a very gratifying attendance. A freight train of twenty cars containing 2l5o barrels of oat meal passed through here saturday on the M & m. I., from Ft Dodge to Minneapolis, it was valued at #7,00000 nod most *<f it was destined fur Montana. The papering, painting aud refilling of the J. W. Wraith dry gooda stole Will lie iinished this week and the good* for (lie new lirrn of Mines Cooperative Dry Goods Co, will be put in next week, ttie formal opening being on Saturday F« b. 1st. Miss Emma Balker, a graduate of th** Evanston elocutionary college, who has won commendation throughout the country as an elocutionist, will give HU entertainment, assisted by loll talent, at the presbyterian church Friday evening, Jan. 21. Admission, 2<> cents. The county board sensibly provided for a telephoto* at the court bouse, it will tie located in the commissioners' room, and manager Fobes expects to receive the instrument and complete the connection this week. JI* has also ordered a phone for judge Why lock's residence. ( arrie Bottlesnn. a single women of 46 years, living in Bath, on the testimony of doctors Rarck and Nissen w as sent to the Rochester insane asylum last week. lier hallucination was that her relatives and everybody else were determined to poison her. Next .Sunday evening there will be a very interesting service at the M. E. church. Mr \V . (!. Byers, a passenger engineer on the IL (’. Ii. A N. railroad, will tell the story of his conversion. Mr. Byers is an earnest and successful speaker. None should miss the opportunity of ileal lug him tell ins wonderful expel lence. Mrs. Melville, editor of the National Reb*!, ah, of Minneapolis, and secretary of the order winch her paper rep-r»snits, will give a free lecture in trustees met yesterday The col leg afternoon. Hie young men s bible chih writ! meet with Flank Hun! next Tuesday evening. Little Miss Kihei Slider* entertained a number of tin utile friends in honor or lier seventh birthday. The clapper in the Mg school-house bell bloke .Saturday evening while the bell was being rung for the school meeting, The Miakespneiiti club will meet tins week .saturday night with Miss Mary I Val I Day, Further readings in .Iiiiiuh < ansar. Come all aud bring shakespeare, Tne militia boys expect to enjoy two j encampments tins year, the regular ch nip at Lake City ani three days at tin* big national g. A. Ii. encamptmnt at St. Caul in September. Manager Fuller has not yet been able to hear from the “Uloriaim*company, and they may riot come, but the Monte A Livingston dramatic company is t*t 11 et! for a week at Hie opara house beginning Feb. 3. Gustav Orstad, a single man of 40, ivinv two miles east of the city, died ast h1dday, his aliment having been sneer of lim liver. His funeral was held Monday, tim services being held at Rev. Mr. fsmeby’s church. 'Ihe subject at the Universalist hutch nexi Minday will be "The Mill-J stone of Christianity”—Hie criticism of Godwin Smith, L. L. I), in the evening a lecture will be delivered att “Tile Threshold of Science.” Second lecture. The Standard regrets that lf. J Niebuhr of Alden, has been oblige*! on ' account of slow col lections to make an assignment for the benefit of creditors, ana we hope that he may soon lie able to resume business. T. V. Kuatvold is Ins Assignee. The dance at the armory Wednesday dight was poorly attended, although tin* Algona orcheetia furnished most aeligliiful music, Tne orchestra will he bere again Wednesday evening Jan. 29 aud it is !<• be Imp* d there will be a larger attendance. Mis. Erick Madsen,of Hartland, was some time ago successfully operated upon for a cancel ohs tumor of the upper jaw by Dr. Nissei), assist* *1 by doctors von lUrg and Wilcox. Tbe operation did not take place at the Albert Lea Hospital as repeatedly stated by our 11 an land correspondent. Tim delinquent tax list, like the extensive jut of personal property taxes, is published without chai go to the county aud as a matter of important news to our readers. Many of those included In Hie list will thus learn the amount they owe in taxes and can pay up and save heavy penalties and costs. Chautauqua class will meet with Mrs. Bliss Jan. 28. The program will lie as follows: Quotations from Washington Irving, tne sketch book, discussion on great speeches by eminent men, led by Miss Barlow, questions on American nations, Eda(Lies;questions on American letters, Mrs. Bliss; questions in magazines, Miss Iluyek. The Tieton club met iii regular aion Saturday evening with Miss ma Anderson and enjoyed a pleasant evening playing krokino, Miss | Glennie Wilkinson winning the head prize and Mrs. Stern the foot Before adjourning the young ladies drank I the health of the young men’s temperance and social club with dainty cups of chocolate. The many friends of Mrs. Mary Wiley will be pleased to know that she has been granted a divorce on the grounds of desertion from J. j\ Wiley, H. II. (juan) JI and Jennie Jacobson lo were granted a marriage license this Week, Elgin and I 'inladel- I Eastern bulter market Chicago, 20; New Yor k, phis, 22; Ellisburg, 24. C. ll. Farnsworth gave an en-teitaming paper last evening at the science association on tho "II (story of tim Tariff.” Geo, ll. I Tescott went to St. Louis last week wiih about 7 *) bushels of onions, hoping to hud a profitable market for them. Miss Lottie Ellickson entertained lh young lady friends last Friday evening, and all agreed that it was a very sociable arid graceful event. J. s. Chapman entertained a congenial party of lady ami gentlemen friends at his elegant rooms over the Albert Lea national bank Friday evening. It is understood that patrolman Fred Dudley will be appointed to succeed chief-of-police Ransom, whose resignation takes effect l eb, I, and it is an appointment entirely IU i«, be made. t refinery payments for January; Armstrong, SHOO; Manchester, #1.10; I win Lakes, Ok*1 Bancroft, #1 of; Geneva village. #107; RerlinSummit, #1.0*; Glenville, 20 b. f.; Rlceland, ti. PICTURES OE PEOPLE Drawn by Our Reporter's Pencil--Hither They Come and Thither They (lo and Human It Is or They Wouldn't Do So. X. K stern well! to Sr Ca .I Monday, r C. J olm ann wa** in hi.* Paul tao week Mrs. O, A Sweet I- visiting Chicago relative* A. t Jensen was a Mlnneapoils visitor Atour I Kohl bach Is visiting her sister at & St. I. day Mrs. Rob') Pores* city J. W Kinsey was In Minneapolis Saturday. Prank Rogers is horn brief vacation. Supt Clark of the M here Mat ut ii,iv Manson Ii visions Park River, s, ll Mrs Harker, Mitchell, here last wees Mrs. H. (J. Hay is spending Fairmont and Sherborn. Mrs Of. Hewitt, Northwood parental home Iii this city Mrs. I . A Alexander Is spending the visiting friends in Chicago business from Minneapolis for a passed through her parents in They Are Here! I*, vial te*l friends few days at I* a Til "St at the week Mr, and Mrs. Mark Ihhm spent Sunday with relatives Iii forest City. Uke Mills, r I). Edwards has bought the Booth f*sidence property on Park avenue, t he consider*! ion being #1,600 and It’s a bargain. II** will occupy it next May and improve it for a permanent home. I here will be a match game of indoor baseball at the armory Friday niffnt between teams of the Austin Alii Albert Lea militia companies and all who wish an evening of first-class amusement should be sure arid attend. I be admission will be fifteen cents. I bree important cases were decided by the supreme court last week, all of which bhd been appealed from judgments rendered by judge Whytock, anil in all of the cases every point of judge VV by took'i decisions were sustained. At the I). M .loire Mild J sri. 11 Larson w**r* In tim city this week, „#Vi9V    At    Paul,    was tbs guest last week of her friend Mrs. Harry Jones. #™r° Ach I ruder suits Saturday for .s>„ york for Ills regular eastern buying trip Miss Certie Lorenuen. Brut, Iowa, Is the guest of lier friends, the Misses Clausen. Miss Kate Oarrlly, Austin, visited her friend. Miss Gertie Hayes, several days last week J*5^NLN*rT*r<»d, A. N aie.-n. A Maimer and carnival lu 20 Genuine French Diagonal Suits. I st PH,™""ar* *'tend •*** ***« we Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stephens Alden were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rd Greenwood one '•*1 W WK, Of I lean ti in Iv I In* “GOLDEN weave, and lamb-like touch; vcri- productinn of Xew Yori FLEECE AMONGST THI Wool,.’ s best maker of The day came home from the farmers' Klver today    ',p*nt Suu<Uv »»« I* at KU Mrs Alexander’s sister Catharine, who has ter'in Florida10 A,b*rl ****• wtl1 ®P*"d the win* Misses Jessie and Hattie .Simms have gone to mSr rn" Where they will spend the re niamder of the winier with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Morin started on their southern trip Sunday night. They will sojourn chiefly on the eastern coast of Florid*. Fine Clothing. Sabbath mum in of the spirit. Presbyterian church next Iv The Communion vening: “Come, let uh reason together.” A chorus class for training in singing will lie held at the chapel on .saturday night at 7:30. It is tree to all who desire to learn to read music. It will he led by F. E. Case. I lie weather continues to astonish tbe natives and the prophets have all taken in their signs. The ground is nearly bate; it thaws every day; the ti. t-odi. WH.. accompanied n.r*»    »    r    'wrnentw    home    and    will    probably    re main as her brother s guest this whiter golf .J* *1; ^!l'4rd> Mankato, is in the cliv in con-«'n,her Ousters of the college r,,„. cerning the financial affairs of th* Institution Mr and Mrs. B It Km ^iVlu?    Vlblt While there M r Kna't the undertaker** school?°Ur!H? Tbamaoy friends of Mrs. ii. a. Morgan win iTr > m *e*»ri» that she la recovering from a me mat I ha IV r?* W,.h,Ch, *h* recm,'d Ire,ti- men! at the Albert Lea hospital. h-«T9i (lUy f!u,nm'G Miss Mamie May of Al- masti'r^v ii8 urofour for,"*r deputy postmaster W. ll May. returned home Thursday Jilt* poor fellow needed the money; he got our and we have got the Suits; they a“c here. subject to your most criticizing inspection, they are not worth and sun shines like Dixie, and if there Is to c%r I    v,sil    w,th    tb*    "»>*"icr*    of be any winter this winter it willjiave* to come pretty soon or the climate will melt the “stuffin' ” all out of it. The freshman medical class of the state ilniversity played pranks in the Wells Advocate: \vm. 8l*-hel returned last I bursUay from Albert Lea where he spent a few days with his daughter. • • • Herman Banlieu transacted business In Albert Le* on hiirsdav of last week and Mankato on Friday Ellsworth Rye!, of a inert Lea. spent class room .me day last week. throwing    ,n    J0Wu    wlttt    friends ntL.v.w    Si.    .    III.    *    .    .      .    .    ®    Hllltir    VlkllFfl    Allwtrt    I    aas*    Fel/G...    « reno. ’. I,.ll Lo members u7”S.“rS? I f",2.SfT" 'o    •>>' lo odd felluws .lid their fronds Tliure I Sj "SS.* '..' .. .llt .J Vi rMlllt 'V !Vr day evening, she ranks high as an elocutionist, humorist and eloquent speaker, and it will be a treat to hear her. At the travel class with Mrs. Armstrong on Monday, lam is Agassiz was the subject of discussion. Mrs. IL bbs furnished a pleasant description of Hie romantic Rhine and Rhone and uniting her future with one of the most worthy young men of Alden township and becoming the happy mistress of a farmer’s home. About two score of the roembersof T rinity church surprised Mr. aud Mrs. T. K, Olson at, their home last Thursday evening, it being the 28th birthday of the former. Rev. Mr. Belsheim in lake, of r-wllwrl.nd wk!I. Mi.. ILupt I S,,,,w .''vll'.cl."’«-n **«k* preMHted That Lies Makes lots of needless watching. The most wearisome thing in life is waitim >g- Moral a New Clock Standard Notes. Sir Henry. A good long htnoke at Barlow’s. Bairn of Gilead Syrup will cure your cough.    ' F. VV. Barlow. Bure buckwheat and rye flour at the ( Empire. All our premium offerings continue I good, and it’s good to remember it. Vermont maple syrup for this week, i only bo cts. per gallon at Hie Empire. House Hold coffee is the best 25 ct coffee on earth. You can get it at Hie Empire.    4*1 Resolve to keep your accounts straight. I will supply you with blank books, memoranda*, stationery, envelopes, etc. 3w2 F.W. Barlow. High class, latest, most popular novels for winter reading are supplied at cost to paid-up and new subscribers of the Standard. presented a treatise on the government *it Hie little republic comparing it to Dial of the United Mates. Ulrich Bonner was select* d for the next week’s study. Everthing; in Jewelry. 5r. Peter*’ 1 ,|f* hest blood puri-“ H r or earth, is kept lUiriko. RAILWAY TIME TABLE. US, ISIK*. Train* rife* table in effect Dee klbert Leeee follows: JR. CMC. At SI. MA 11* WAV. So. 1. Arrive*..............................2:15 p. rn. 50'** . “    .............................. 5:<>H a. rn. No.ii, depart*............................. 2:;*6 p ai. NO. 6,    “    .............................11:06 p. ai. No. I, Arrives (freight).................. p    m, No.lO.depertstfreigUt)................. lieu) e. ai. No. 8,    •* (freight*.................. i -JXip. ai. No.lil, *• (freight,.................. 8:(We. rn. jgo.V,arrives (freight)....................V:46p. ai. JI. Si felt. fe. KAILU A V. No.y,arrives............................ No. #,    *•    ............................ No. I, departs........................... No. I. T‘ ........................... No.34. arrives (freight)................ No. 88, depart* (freight)................ No. 8 departs............................ No. 4 scrives............................. SOMX DO OO* TIK AINS. No. I, arrives............................ No. 8.    “    ............................ No. 48, **    (freight).................. No. I, departs........................... No. 6 departs............................. No. *4, ••    (freight)................. ..1-Hiip. rn. .HIM p. rn. ,. S:1S p. rn. . 6;1H a. ai. 7JKJ p. in. . 6:**6 a. rn. .. 8:i'ii a. ai. . WUN p. rn. . *:M p. rn. . 5:05 a. in. . 4:16 p. ai. 1:65 p. ai. ll: 10 p. ai. . 7 JXI a. ai. f'irsalein Albert L*-a bv ii. <\ Hanson. Call at residence, opposite Engeu’a Led barn. Thousands of people are looking Calitorniawards. They want to know where to go to raise fruit and howto travel cheaply and comfortably. For full answers to these questions address California Bureau of Information, box 4 w ti Trains 5, 8 it I* dally, ell others daily except Sun-a jr. Trains I and a have Pullman sleeping car* day. Trains I and a have Pullman sleeping cars between Chicago and Cedar Rapids, and a vestigial# chslr oar between Albert Lea and Chicago via West Liberty, and train* 6 and 6 Pullman ■ sleeping oars between St. Paul. Bt. Louis and Chi* > sago. Information regarding route*, rates, ticket#, v vie., will be furnished upon application to J. W KINNEY Agent. C. t SIT P KAILU A! (Jottip Matt. ' No. 23... ................................. lamia, rn. No. 4...................................... 6:48 p.m. No 94 (freight).......................... 3:30 p. rn. doing West. So. I  ............................... 8:15a. rn. No. VI...................................... 4:15 p rn. No. 93 (freight)............................ 9:‘J0a. m. No. 63 (freight)............................ 9.IO p.m. All dally except Sunday,- PJO p. rn. freight runs • Sunday. Kaet-No. 29 for Chicago, Kanas* OPy and St. I.outs. No. 4 for Chicago, Peoria and Council I Bluffs. No. 94 for Austin. Went—No. I for Woonsocket and Mankato. No. 23 for Mankato and Jackson. No. lit for Jaekeou. SRO. 63fur Jackson. 'Sicken* sold to ell points lo Doited Stales; rates •siuwted en application.    KA Local Agent. 572 Cedar Rapids, la Miss C. Narveten wishes to announce to the ladies of Albert Lea and vicinity that h*-r trimmer Miss Benson will leave for her home Saturday. Ladies wintling her to do work for them must have their orders in no later than Friday noon. During this week I will sell all millinery goods regaidless of cost,    4w I The art department of the college has commenced work for the winier term, and classes in drawing, china painting and water colors are being formed. Those wishing to study art will (iud this a good lime to begin. For further information apply at the college studio which is always open to visitors.    3*2 The Standard’s subscription list w as corrected Jan. 3 aud will show all payments of subscribers up to that day, hut not of the 4th and since. All who have paid prior to Jan. 4 can thus learn from the date printed with their names the time up to which the}' are credited, and those who have not paid may readily see from what date they are owing. Peter M agen Dis, an old Pennsylvania soldier who has lived here with his wile about 12 years, working part of the lime at the tailor's trade, died Sun day, aged 63 years, of pneumonia. He received a pension of #12 a month and was an esteemed member of Hobson Post, G. A. Ii. His remains in charge of a committee of the post were forwarded to Ft. Dodge where a son resides. The widow will continue to live in thi# city. Deputy health olRcer Barck’a records furnish an interesting record of births and deaths in Albert Lea during 1895. I he births were 93, of which Bo were males and 43 females. There were 43 deaths, 19 being males and 24 females. Thus it is seen that births exceed deaths 50. Tile principal diseases causing deaths were as follows: Consumption, 7; pneumonia, 5; diphtheria, 3. 2 each of cancer, paralysis and apendi-citis; one each of Bright’s disease and typhoid fever. Hamlin & Clute’s Famous Western Ideals are billed at Armory hall for this, Wednesday, evening. The company conies very highly recommended and judging Dom press notices of surrounding towns deserves generous patronage. The company consists of W. J. Xolan, known throughout the northwest as an impersonator and mimic, Master Garfield Megner, a phenominal ihirteen-vear-old tioy, soprano, and Miss Adelyn .S toy el I in specialty parts. They will undoubted ly present a first class entertainment. A comparison of Hie respective statements of business done in 18115 by the Albert Lea and Austin post offices shows that while the latter is rated at a higher salary it now falls considerably behind Albert Lea in the amount of business transacted. For instance; Albert Lea sold stamps amounting to #9,256.60; while Hie amount sold by Austin was #9,192.60; Albert Lea received #1,144.15 for box rent, Austin, #982.65. in the item of money orders sold Austin is slightly ahead. There are certain reliable indications that Albert Lea’s gain will be much greater during the current year. J. C. Jensen, who has been a capable and popular employe of W. 8. Krebs at the McCormick headquarters in this city for several years expects to leave for Denver, Co)., the latter part of this week where he will enter the employ of the company which he has served so long and well. The best wishes of his many friends will follow bim to his new sphere of duty. W. C. Christensen, for several years an efficient clerk at J. F. Wohlhuter & Co’s., and II. W. Jensen have been engaged by Mr. Krebs for the coming year. and he has shown his characteristic foresight in securing their services. iii a beautiful combination case as a token of appreciation for the efficient woik be bad done for the church as a leader of the choir. Refreshments were then served and a social time in-dulg*d till midnight. Report of tile Geneva creamery association for Hie year ending Dec. 4, 1895: Milk received. 1,846,322 pounds• butter shipped, 76,713 pounds; butter taken by patrons, 7,679 pounds; average churn test, 4 57; running expenses, #1,742 08; total paid for milk, #11.453.-31; average pi ice of butter sold, is cts. Officers elected for 1896; A. JSebutt, president; O. J. Goodnature, vice-pres ident; George Goodnature, treasurer J. J. Morrison, secretary; 1) VV. Gordon, R. Olaoii and Ii. VV. Pierce, directors. There were but few present at the special school meeting .saturday night 'I. V. Kuatvold was elected chairiuai and Lyle II. Day secretary. It was decided to borrow #17,SGO from the slate to refund the old bonds and to pay the indebtedness on the new school-house but it has since been learned that it will he impossible to borrow more than about #7,5oO from the state. A representative of N. VV. Harris Ai Co., the Chicago bond brokers, is in the city and it is probable that arrangements will be made with him for the amount paper and the like and much offending their professor. They were all suspended until over Sunday, and the affair created h lively sen'sation at the university. Nobody suspects that any memoir of the class from this neck o’ wood was mixed up in the mischief. During the past six months tho M. Ac St. L. railway has earned enough to pay all its tixed charges, make numerous improvements and repairs, and declare a dividend of 5 per cent on its preferred stock. The officials predict that the net earnings for the year will easily exceed by Sot),OOO those of last year. 1 he fiscal year closes June 3u. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin" was immense and it was seen and enjoyed by an audience that filled the opera bouse. Ihe picaniunie scene was of rare interest and delight; the orchestra was the i»est ever heard in this town, and— ’’Topsy.” Can she dance? Can a duck swim ? The special scenery was fine and the performance altogether is good from start to finish. edltoryfeueu Albert Lf a Friday end found that besatifliptom In Re moat Houri thing condition took IheVr.in V*,,Wa *“<1 An‘°n CbHltlMWtn n Monday swim* for Albert la*a, that eVenh%M#1 ,he A"’«rt orchestra «ii-r!ih*00? Ind.7,X: Lawyer Tho*. K. Birne down from Windoni lait Thursday evrn KEISS™ Friday with friends and auVod- hi* a *    • k H? Ml* u’ lh>u U} 11 ***ori lime ne expects to branch out and «uarf a dry somt# winch V*w (xii**!1 H* h**    * 'test by Ii „ ff?*P00*tofk bas come Into bn pone* Mon, and this he Intend* placing In the store formerly occupied by J. w. smith. A Mr Greene, now with Crane’s dry food* house, will bu*ln,’M. while honest John smith will exercise a general supervision, for m.V.Idff #    *!?*    ,,,w Dew concern the fri2. i t « **perlence aud prestige Our ■ K.t. m flrn,|V h-lleves he bai got a bo.kI thing, and we sincerely hope he has. A Miit, dont take em. We forfeit an X to every one who can produce anything like it fol ios# than $15,00. PEOPLE WHO TALK A telegram was received by judge Stacy last Saturday morning from a Physician saying that Airs. Macy, who with Mrs. A. C. Wedge was a member ut a large excursion party en route for Mexico, had been stricken with pneumonia. Although the message said it And What they Say—Various Views Caught on the Fly by the Standard’s Alert Reporters. Dr. W. H. Twlford—I shall soon be thiee-quarters of a century old. but do not realize it, aud feel good for many years yet. Tlios. , AV ii son—Such weather as this is a great benefit, but we are likely to get plenty of snow in February and March and it will be needed. A. H. Bartlett—Country justices rriie Old Rolinlde. was a slight attack it naturally caused ^OI* * h*ve the business they used to judge Stacy and all the worthy lady’s have before the lawyers got the law Open Your Mouth! friends alarm, and it was thought ad- changed so as to take most of the visable for D. K. Stacy to go t*r her at once, She having come'back from Eagle I ass to San Antonio for better accommodations, and he started for the latter point Saturday night. Later mes sages give the assurance that .Mrs. Stacy is out of danger, but it is not thought that she will proceed on the trip. Airs. Wedge continued with the excursion party, Airs. Stacy not having needed her assistance. FREEBORN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. The following resolution was adopted by the Duluth republican city convention last week: “We believe that the time has come when this city should commit itself to the work of supplying light for itself and its inhabitants. to the end that we may have the benefit of that cheapness in rates attainable only under municipal ownership, and also that the surplus revenues derived from that operation may aid in extending the water supply to sections of the city otherwise beyond the reach of water supply.” Ah bert Lea, like Duluth and hundreds of other cities, will yet own its own light- it in the surplus revenue” . a Jig! ing plant, but not until then will “have the benefit of that cheapness rates’’ u"') *"in<> <**1.^ "■■-■-i ------— and enjoy “attainable only under municipal ownership.” Then and not until then will every home, every humble cottage in Albert Lea be able t<*> have the rare benefits of electric lighting of which they are now unjustly deprived, because a majority of the council Annual fleeting and Election of Of-ficers—flovement to Secure Permanent Grounds and Good Reasons Therefor. I he annual meeting of Hie Freeborn county agricultural society was held at the city council chamber Jan. 18, aud proceeded to hear the reports •it the secretary and treasurer, which were found entirely satisfactory. The receipts last year were 8176U and the disbursements about #1680, leaving a balance in the treasury of about #80. Officers werj1 then elected as fallows: I. A. Vandegrift, president; Ole Henry, vice-president; M. AI. Jones, secretary; W. A. Aioli ii, treasurer and A. C. Wedge, E. Erickson and VV. W. Sweet, together with the officers to constitute the board of directors. It was decided that owing to the inconvenience of the present lair grounds and tor other evident reasons, a tract of land should be purchased for permanent grounds that would be better adapted to the requirements of a county fair; and to this end the board of directors will invoke the county board at the next session to counsel with them as to the best course to pursue to secure satisfactory grounds. This finished Hie business and the next thing to attend to is to decide about a place and the time for Hie next county fair. cases to the county seat Tlios. Walsh—Did you see that tall darkey with Uncle Tom’s Cabin com-,- pan? when he paraded on the streets? - Ile had to dodge his head to keep from hitting the electric lamps. S. Strauss—War would raise the puces of grain and stock, but the gun, would all be lost in the end. War is too terrible to think of, and any profits in business are no recompense for the calamity it would bring. K. E. Gulbrandson, Hayward—A fanner has no means of learning when it is best to sell pork. Ile bas to gamble on getting what it is worth, for there is no rule of supply and demand to guide bim. 0. S. Prentice—I find that in most lines of trade throughout the country business is pretty quiet, but it makes but little difierence with my line, the drug trade, for stores sell about the same amount of drugs In hard times as they do when money is plenty. A Second Ward Lady—Your comments on the wearing of large hats at the theater are merited. I just think it a shame that any lady should subject herself to the ill-will of people so publicly, but I suppose they do not know any better. What if the men should wear big tall bats at the then I ters ? We Do the Rest. Brown & Parker. DIED. HILDEBRAND— In Manebestsr, Jan -jy 1 >.<w; John Hildebrand. He was born in Germany, March u, jsii. and came to Wisconsin In 1.-455, was married lo Trace Nipple, Oct. 28, im, tsd was a resident of this cornify for about .'ll \ears. He was a good man and respected citizen and his death Is mourned bv all favored with his aojualntance. His wIle. five sous and a daughter sui vive him. The fun erat will he held today al IO a. iii., at the catholic church. Albert Lea Lumber and Stock Co. THE FARMERS’ INDEPENDENT LUMBER VARO. Brat quality of Lumber, Lath, Sh,rt ?I*'N, Sash, Doors, Building Paper, and Builders’Supplier al ways on hand and Rod at It’s a Saving Lowest Market Kates. Yard on Broadway, South of Court House. C. G. JOHNSRUD. . Special for the ladies: Latest styles of envelopes and note paper, white azure aud heliotrope, pure linen, beau tit idly mottled, the latest thing out and printed with gold, silver, green or blue bronze initial of almaine, furnished at the Standard office. Prices in boxes of 120 sheets of paper and 125 envelopes, printed, at merely the cost of the common grades of stationery. The orders for our ivory bristol, steel plate calling cards continue, and the reason is plain: AH ladies who see or know of them want them. News from Scandinavia. According to our promise last week we present our readers on an inside page with two columns of carefully edited latest news from Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and it is so iuterest- strangely and unaccountably insist Giat we are sure it will not only be that the business, valuable franchise that it is, shall be freely turned over to the absolute control and greed of a few s peculating capitalists. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report jigsaws absolutely pure I’ oi* sale by The Albert Lett Mercantile Co. enjoyed and read with profit by our hosts of Scandinavian subscribers, but also by all who take an interest in those wonderful countries. Th ii feature of the Standard will be continued every week and alone during the course of the year be worth more than th© price of subscription. Join our great arid growing procession: Now is the time to subscribe. Bristling With Ideas. The Estherville Republican, one of the best edited and most influential of Iowa papers graciously says: I lie Albert Lea Standard entered upon Its 39ih year, with Its last issue. Editor ll. ti. Day I* one of the ablest men in Minnesota and the standard always come* to us bristling with Ideas. Ice. Leave orders or telephone Hurd’s store for ice. 52w2 a 8. MALLERY. THE MARKETS. Grain, Seeds, Beef, Pork, Ao. .9 Wheal, per tmshsi, No. I, old.. Wheat, new.................... Oats, ussr, psr hustle! * « ta Ooru, psrbushsl No.I......... OoruNo.2, psrbushsl........ I 50 * 50 barley, par bushel., beau*............................ Rya............................ Flax................................. Timothy seed....................... Ulover........................ Mullet............................... Cattle, stocker* aud feeders, SOO t a 700 lh.............................. Fat steers Cattle, stocker* sud feeders, HOO t o 900 lh.............................. 2    OO Cows, per loo cwt.................. ini Calves................................ 2    OO Hor*................................ Mutton.............................. 2    60 Hides,green, per pound........... 03 Hay.................................. sou PROVISIONS— nutter, dairy............................ is Butter, creamery....................... Rugs..................................... Potatoes................................. lo FT im •JO 75 J4 76 I oft I OO J 60 3 00 2    50 J OO 3    00 3 .9) 3 OO 04 6 OO 90 JO s*H 1ft et n fti io Of Money when you buy CannedGoods At our “Cash Prices.’ C. L. COLEMAN. Manufacturer and Dealer in I cans Standard Corn, 4 cans “ Tomatoes, Deans Yellow Peaches, L\V* !* Slides —And All Kinds of— Building Material. SI Yard at the old stand neau Milwaukee depot. W e are making “Special F A. J. STADHEIM, Agent. rices on CannedGoods AA'llO Is the house-cleaner’s friend? — A XI) Lace Curtains ) Laundry. Dried Fruits. Soc per pair. I 25c per pair. ALBERT LEA Cash Grocery R. C. MATHWIG, Manager. laundried for Pillow Shams laundried for Carpets (fast color) ( kundried for ( Family Wash latin- | dried, rough dry, for \    2$c yard. Albert Lea Steam Laundry, C. M. Baumhmfener fit Son.

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