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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - June 17, 1896, Albert Lea, MinnesotaBargain Hunters Festival Is Inaugurated here, and will continue the balance of tins month. Our gigantic stock of goods must he reduced bef orc inventory Carpets Tilt* best mills output. All Wool, two-ply Ingrain. Idle 5tH; quality. . . 35c Super Union. The 35c quality 25c Best grades at correspondingly Low Prices. Lace Curtains Prices cut to the quick fortunate is the person who lias curtains to buy and can take advantage of this opportunity. Dress Goods Must (Jo. 50 to 60c Fancy Suitings.. . 75 to Fancy Suitings. . . 37ic 49c All Wool Challis, dark styles. ddie 50c quality. . . 25c Half Wool Challis. 12'c Wash Goods So mo sjhm'UiI \ .tines. At just One-Ilalf Price. Come in and select a fine $10 wrap for if 5, or a nice If7 cape for $3.50. Pretty shades -g ^ t _ and airy fabrics... JL I See saint-in our vt nut-w I Nice Crisps Lawns. Lappet Lace, one of the pretty novelties made lo sell at 25c... . Step in and see our new Covert Cloths for Bicv- mf cie Suits; lf 1 values for. And take a look at our Corsets—a good thing. r>    ry 5c 18c 65c Bicycle Open Your Mouth! W.e Do the Rest. Brown & Parker. RAILWAY TIME TABLE. Time table It) effect Dee. I*t. 1896. Triana a Albert Lea uh follows: «. V. K. A Si. RAILWAY. Na. I, arrives.............................. 1:15    p.m. No.6.    **      &:05    a. rn. Na.I, depart#!.............................*1:36    d. rn. No.6,    “     .10:56    p.m. No. 7,arrives (freight)...................1)3)1)    p.    rn. No.IO,depart* (freight)..................10:00    a.    rn. No.8,    •* (freight).................. 1:30 p.m. No. 12,    •• (freight,.................. 6:08a.m. No.9, arrive*(freight)....................9:46 p. rn Si. A HI. I.. KAH.SS AV. No.').arrives.......................... No. ii, **    ......................... No. I, departs........................ No. 6,    •*    ......................... No.34. arrives (freight)............. No.33,departs (freight i............. No. 3 departs.......................... No. 4 arrives.......................... roar lei.hie chains, 8«o. I , arrives......................... No. 6,    “    ......................... No. 43, “    (freight)............... No. t, depart* ....................... No. <5 departs.......................... No. 44, **    (.freight).............. .. I:N)p. rn ..10:45 p.m. .. 3:00 p. rn. .. 5:11 a. rn . 6:50 p. ae .. ti 3*6 a. rn. ,.. 6:00 a. rn. .. »:30 p. rn. 2:40 p. rn. 6 :(T2 a.m. 4:45 p. rn.  2:10 p. rn. 11:00 p. rn. 1:00a. rn. 11 ains 5, (5 A I daily, all others daily except Hun .ay. Trains I aud 2 have Pullman sleeping cars between Chicago and Cedar Rapids, aud a vestibule chair car between Albert Lew and Chicago via West Liberty, and trains 6 aud 6 Pullman sleeping cars between Ht. Paul, Bt. Louis and Chicago. I nfornaattou regarding routes, rates, tickets, ate. ,#111 be furnished upon application to J. W KINSKY Agent. «\ JI. A MT P KAH.WAV. Got ny /Cost. No. ‘ii.................................... 10:30a.    in. No. 4 ..................................... 6:33    p.    in. Nu 94 (freight).......................... 3:30    p.    rn. Going West. No. I ......................................8:15    a.    rn. No. 22.....................................4:15    p.    in. No. 93 (freight)-........................... 9:30    a. nj. No.63 (freight)............................ 9.10    p.m. At) daily except Munday; 9:10 p. iii. freight runs Baud ay. East No. 22 for Chicago, Kansas City and Bt, Louts. No 4 for Chicago, Peoria aud Council bluffs, No. 94 for Austin. Weal No. I for Woonsocket and Mankato. No. 22 for Mankato and Jackson. No. 93 for Jackson. i!o. 63 for Jackson. Tickets sold to all point* in United States; rates quoted on application.    E.    A.    BLISH, Local Agent. THE MARKETS Grain, Seeds, Beef, Pork. &0.wapiti, per Dui*n«i, No. I, old ......O f 49Wheat, U«*W.......................... , ItOats, iu*w. p«*r busti#*!............ 12 rnHorn, ytjr bush#*! No. I.............. OoruNo.'i, per bushel.............t» IRttariay, perbushei.................. 18 0 23Oaans................................I OURya..................................24rial.................................a nr*Timothy seed.......................I (IOlllovfcr..............................n 3 50M iller............................... Galt in, stock ars aud ft»#*dnrs, DOO 10it OU71)0 tt> ............................. I 50 tot 2 25Fat steers Caul**, stocker# aud fee lers, 80b ta HOO it)........................... 3 ob 3 50I 75 tot :* 25Cows, per leo cw t................... I fin tot *2 on(Jal vee................................ ‘2 60 3 IN)Hogg................................ 2 Mi « *2 60Mutton.............................. •2 5(1 tot 3 (hiHides,green per pound.......... 0*24 tot 03Hay................................. PKOY IHI) INS— 6 no CX 6 OUbutter,dairy......................... ... OH tot 12Gbutter, creamery....................HGKggs..................................iffPotatoes.............................. ... IO 12Flour................................ HO 9 0 WI noIi. Itfallery, Proprietor of the-— City Transfer Line. Also Dealer iii All Kinds of Wood L Coal. /. It. MALLERY, Office & Yard on Broadway, South 8. M track. Standard Notes. Leave orders at Iirif^grs’ Drug Lo. for B lated#*) l’f» Back    fitf Buy your stationery and tablets at the P. (). news stand. Waseca assembly beg!tis July 3 and will continue three weeks. When in doubt smoke the Albert Lea Opera live cent cigar.    Cif Children’s cloaks and hoods at a big reduction. Miss    NARVESON. Paris niiirton candy, best in the market, always fresh at the news stand. 22 Four eighty acre farms wanted with fair improvements. Must he bargains. All cash.    tiiLUU p    & Gilbert. Four eighty acre farms wanted with fair improvements. Must he bargains. All cash.    Gillrup    & Gilbert. Have a good smoke; you can always g**t it at the news stand. We keep nothing but the best 5 and 10c goods. Four eighty acre farms wanted with fair improvements. Must be bargains. All cash.    Gillrup    & Gilbert. Insure your property against lightning and cyclones with Al. M. Jones, the real estate and insurance man. 23tf I am receiving new and different styles of ladies’hats as cheap as the best can lie, until the 4th. Miss X A RY' ESON. The stock of millinery goods at the big 4 store will he sold at cost until July I and all ladies will find it to I bedad vantage to trade there.    25w2 Dr. J.F. Preston, eye, ear, nose and throat specialist will heat Dr. Wedge’s cilice in tins city Tuesday June 30. Tobacco uni is will find in another column, an it* iii of decided interest to them, headed “Don’t Stop Tobacco.” Those who have tried the remedy pronounce it excellent and efficacious. Consult your newsdealer as to prices on daily papers before giv ing your subscriptions to out of town agents. We deliver them at your door without extra charge.    15tf Post Office News Depot. Richest lands in the world, grain lands, meadows, timber and water in abundance, near to lust markets at $3 an acre, only one-tenth down, or $48 to secure a quarter. Low railroad fare and guides free. Ask us all about it. ll. (J. Day. G. A. 11 auge has two high grade Buckeye vehicles, a phaeton and a buggy; the very best made, which he will sell at cost. Also a large line of the well-known Moon St. Louis buggies and spring wagons, at remarkably low prices. Call and see them. IMI. II. bicycles, high-grade wheels, for sale cheap.    18tf Cyclone insurance in the Phoenix of Hartford on farm and village property, will cost you but woe per cent. Think of it! $1.00 on $100 for five years. This is cheaper than taking your property down cellar even if it were possible. Write or call on AL AL Jones, the real estate and insurance man of this city for an application blank. 23tf -rn e*y rP0,)rd b ooks C sir111 newly revised and improved edition just printed and for sale at the Standard office. Three sizes, for IOO, 150 and 200 patrons. The latter is the cheapest considering the size, because it can be used for two or three years and costs only $1.25 more than the smallest. The Standard’s form of book is admitted by all crearnerymen to be the hest in the market, the paper is very heavy, the back and corners of cover are leather and the binding is of the most durable kind. Prices, $4.00 $4.50 aud $5 25. CURBSTONE CHRONICLES. Will. Colby, of learn that ill has caused a Siftings from a Week’s Minor Happenings**-Local Events and Affairs of Business in a Bustling City. J no. IL Wing has been granted : wdl-deserved old soldier’s pension. All aboard for the excursion to Waterville via Al. Ast. L , Tuesday, June Creamery butter is 15 cents in the Elgin market; ISH in New York and Philadelphia. IO new Standard subscribers is the record for the past week, seven of whom take their mail at Lerdal Poston ice. Nearly a score of members of the cream club regaled themselves in boxes at the entertainment “Reveries of a Bachelor.’’ Johnson, Peterson & Clausen an* keeping along in the line of progress by laying a cement walk in front of their furniture store. W. S. Krebs presents in anew and attractive form in our columns this week the merits of the great McCormick harvesting machines. Ernest Black rn un, one of Freeborn county’s most deserving young men, secured the second prize in an essay contest recently at Coe College, Cedar Rapids. Alter several years’ study of the matter, the editor of an Iowa paper sa>s: “The proper height for a lady to raise her skirt on a muddy day is a little over two feet.” Rev. IL (J. Richardson will preach at armory hall, Sunday, June 21, at 3 p. in. Subject, “New Motives in Religious Lite.” Good music will be promised. Come everybody. Never ainee the county was settled have crops of all kinds been more forward or prolific iii promise than now, and unless something tinfors Hie yield will equal last yeai I he W. C. T. IT. will meet afternoon at 3 o’clock at the preab terian chapel. Delegates to the d triot convention to b#* held at Austin June 23, 24 and 25 will be chosen. A good attendance is desired. Pat McGovern has been awarded the street sprinkling for another year, amt knowing of his faithfulness no taxpayer will complain because it was awaited to him instead of a lower bidder. Ile has been well tried and proven to be the right man for the work. The cream club invaded the charming home of Airs. Vaughn, in the Park, last Wednesday afternoon, and were gracefully entertained by the hostess, i lie usual “ceremonies” prevailed and it was voted to he one of the pleasantest sessions this ir rep real hie club has held. Roes city ownership of the waterworks system pay? Look at the figures. They show an annual income above interest on bonds and all expenses of over $3,000, besides tire protection. Would city ownership then of electric lighting pay? Let any school boy answer. The many friends of Alden, will regret to health and overwork _______ breaking down of Ids mental faculties and that lie has been removed to Albert Lea hospital, where it is hoped that rest and care may regain for bim his usual vigor. Again the rowboat idiot is in evidence, the species that induces a number of his friends to go boat riding with him, and then amuses himself by rocking the boat. Incidentally, of course, one or more are drowned, as was the casein Wisconsin the ethel day, but the idiot invariably escapes. The W. C. T.F. of the second district will hold its annual convention in the baptist church of Austin June 23, 24 and 25. An interesting program ii as been prepared. Rev. Hannah Alulli-mx and Rev. Alice Palmer, an all around the world missionary, will he present, and Aliss Florence Jones will give some of her delightful recitations. All interested in the work are invited to attend this convention. The state dairymen’s association is holding its annual meeting this week in Gaylord, and Freeborn county will furnish it three of its ablest and brightest speakers. A. W. Trow of Glenville will speak on “Observations from the Tse of the Babcock Test ’and Jonathan Freeman will address the association on “The principles of Co-operation and Possible Benefits if Wisely Employed ’ and Hon. Jno. L. Gibbs will also deliver an address. There never was a better time for land-seekers to visit central Minnesota, and those desiring tracts of the choice and cheap lands of that regilt cannot go too soon, for the region te full ol emigrant’s covered wagons amV of men from ail sections who are rapid-\ ly picking up the best lands. Besides the remarkably cheap Northern Pacific railroad lands I have on my lists several partly improved farms, near to good towns, that are great bargains. • ll. G. Day. People of southern Minnesota visiting Minneapolis are steadily and surely learning that there is no better place to stay overnight or longer or tog#ta good meal than at the St. James hotel, on Washington avenue, two blocks north of tho Milwaukee railroad depot. 'I'he hotel has a first-class reputation, guests receive the most courteous attention, the sleeping rooms are fine and the table is equal to those of many hotels that are far more pretentious. Try the M. James and see if this is not trite. l lie big train of ten Pullman sleepers, dining, baggage and “commissary" cars containing the Alinnesota delegation to the national republican convention, also many republicans who went io witness the big jamboree or to fish for some of the spoils to follow it if the ticket wins, passed through Albert Lea Saturday evening at 7 o’clock, and a big crowd of people of all political creeds went to Hie M. Sc St. L. depot to see it. Prof. L. S. Swenson, a delegate of ttii^ congress district, joined the party here, but none others went from this comity. The train was palatial in its appointments, and the party was composed of many of tile most distinguished republicans of the state. Most of them were in it for a good lime, aud when Prof. Swenson appeared at t he depot some of the more hilarious hallooed from the car windows: “Does he smoke? Does he drink?” They have found out ere this that he does not hut he is good company just the same in any crowd. tiiu!. t. ii.’ vyaa Allowed to practice his arts iii A LI iii Ii HOW,    ^ » * §    .    i    .    * ■seen occurs rll I'•J* stella day, something m v ir*g    '    Mu* fore known on a log occasion, and '    .    Awns due to Hie strict orders of may* pet I* ridaw ^Wilkinson, l ids is the way to *nai Only a dollar to Waterville and hack next Tuesday, Saloon doors are to close for good, for good in IJ days. About twenty Austin young men ■ode over Monday on their wheels to In* circus. The trial of Then. Stanch for selling liquor to a minor has been adjourned until Friday. /IL A. Paine has been awarded the win tract for building the new $3,5U0 /own hall tor New Richland. Children’s day at the presbyterian church next Sabbath morning. In the evening a slioii sermon and a special program of music. Instead of the prayer meeting on Thursday evening al the presbyterian church there will be a communion service by request of Ai ss Howe. The young men’s bible club will hold their annual field day exercises today at A. M. Johnson's farm. An enjoyable time is anticipated. "no. Blaisdell has gone to the twin ties where lie will buy a line new jack for his line, the steadily increasing business demanding the addition. Tile advance agent of Kirk hart’s cirrus was in the city .Monday, hut decided that Albert Lea had its share of circuses for awhile. His cocus may fie ride to make tins city late in the fall on a ret urn tup. Burt Murphy, an esteemed young man of Albert Lea township and Miss Winnie Forbes, one of the most charming young belles of Nunda, daughter of Patrick Forbes, w ill be married at the bride’s home, June 22, and the event will lie celeb!ated by a large party. It promises to be a most joyous event and auspicious of a happ> union. Not a gambler, faker or swindler was allowed lo practice his arts in Airer I it or iiu- t.tiu lh#* good Hallie of our fair city, and Citizens all will thank mayor W ilkinson for his admirable coarse in the matter. A tramp of mediocre stat me secluded a little more apii it nous liquor IR his system than was good lor the peace and well-being of Die community yesterday afternoon aud proceeded to raise a ruction in front of Gustavsen’s livery stable, aud offered to w hip the whole universe . Mien IT Mitchell happened along and alter slinking the w md out of th#* I# How took him to th** city jut where tie will likely languish for several dins without a oriit’a charge for board or lodging. Postmaster Sorenson of this city, and John Horner of Pickerel Lake, were the only delegates of this countv who attended the democratic slate convention last I hursday and ttiey followed the behest of boss Dolan and cast the seven votes of Freeborn county for the gold platform and lur gold delegates to Chicago. The five delegates who staid at home and wha are for fie#* silver ate kicking themselves for allots mg the party to be thus misrepresented, and Hie tree silver democrats of Hie county at large, who constitute nearly all that is I**It o( the party, art* too mad to trust themselves to come to town and demand an explanation. The exhibits of the two different systems of lighting by gas from gasolene which are nightly to he seep at the store of the Briggs drug company and at F. AY. Barlow's, continue lo attract crowds of people, all of whom are greatly mtt-rested in it and unanimous in He penis'*, t he demonic rn Hon absolutely proves that the light is better and much cheaper than the electric light, and applications have already been made by over 50 people for plants in their houses. As soon as a factory is started or a company is ready to put in plants it will he overwhelmed with orders. LveiylM>dy seems tow:ant it, and what is inure, as soonarf’TTiey can obtain it they are go-iiqr'fo have it. Is it possible that the city co ir. will pay for such shun* street lights a are being furnished? lf improvements ale to be made as promised the purpose seems to be to first stand them off until the money is secured from the patrons with which to pay for tlieiii. But why not la* honest. Honesty iii the bing run pays best. Let the council demand ail honest light and pay for none other, and let the lighting company either fulfill its promise to furnish an honest light, or else confess that it cannot or will not do it and ii popular cooperative company will be organized within 48 hours in this city that will put iii a plant within days and furnish lights at one-half present rates to every home in Albert Lea. ii the Ramsey county district ctfnrt Everybody is getting ready to go to Waterville next Tuesday. The new trial of Gen. Williams for murder, at Fairbury, Neb., is set for (>et. 15. Hot weather starts the juice—corn .juice, and causes the fields to laugh and grow fat. Prof. Swenson is a member of Hie committee on permanent organization iii the republican national convention. Th aaa secured marriage licenses this week:    Lars I*. Larson 2(5 aud Lena Nelson 22, Clarence W. Towne 22 and Lucy Biackmer 17. Tile women’s improvement league no t with Mrs. Day yesterday and devised several plans for {promoting the good of Albert Lea. Workmen’s grand excursion and picnic celebration to Wrier Ville June 23. Train leaves Albert Lea at ti a. m. Everybody can go and all ar** welcome. Duly a dollar for the round trip. I fie ll.y. It. Sc N. will run an excursion to Waterloo, Iowa, June 26. Rev. Mi. Gonsaulus, the famous Chicago preachy-orator, will make an address there to the Chautauquans. Fare, $1.50 fin the round trip. Trains leave Albert Lea at 7 a. in., returning in the evening. W. I*. Canfield, proprietor of Hie Stillwater business college, has been in the city for several days with a view of removing his school to this city. Mr. Canfield has been very successful in this branch of education, having had several years experience and will inert all encouragement from our business men that such an institution merits. M Ansley Lindsley, a young man residing near Wells, became a little too joyous at the circus grounds Monday night and attempted to raise a disturbance ami someone knocked him down. His head struck a rail and was badly cut and he was removed to the hospital * bete his w ounds were dressed and found not serious, and he was sent on bls way with a good chance to be more card ut hereafter. I* red. Colbert, a much bespangled aint beribboned young man, who hail from New A ork and who claims fie is walking around the world on a SIO,OOO wager tor the i'oli<*e Gazette, passed through the city .Monday on his way to Sioux City. lie is covered with rib-Imuis ami badges denoting different places he has been and presents a grotesque appearance. He carried away Dom here an ad. of Johnson A ( ham taqrla in's clothing store, w Inch wjim sewed on his trousers, and in this manner he pays his way. I ne alumni association of Luther academy hefd its annual banquet and meeting at the academy Thursday evening. About fifty alumni were present and the occasion was one of interest ami pleasure. A short program before the banquet was as follows; “Address to the Graduating Cia-s,” president S. A. Jordahl; re-s|H)ii.**e by Selmer Peterson; vocal solo, Miss Uialson; “Schools,” N. A. Garlics.*; “Letters and History,” L. C. L ine. A sumptuous banquet folk)wed and a number of witty impromptu toasts were responded to by several present. The following officers were elected for the ensiling year: nresi-dent, S. A. Jordahl; vice pres: mots, I hor Strand and Llex Erickson; secretary. L (J. Lane; treasurer, Josephine N’asbv; executive committee, Thus. Overgaard, Hilda Hanson aud Jens Jordahl. -*•*- PICTURES OF PEOPLE, Vs ter day afternoon judge FgaisiCbTed tlmt the state boiler inspection law* is illegal, on the ground that it is class legislation. Harry Graham, engineer for the firm of Evans Sc Scilurender, was the defendant in the case that came lahore judge Egan. Weed Munro of Minneapolis appeared for him, and assistant city attorney Oppenheimer for the state. The case was the result of a movement on the part of Hie engineers, who raised a fund to defend any test case that might be brought. Ail appeal will he taken to the supreme court, and thus it will not he known definitely for six months or more what the final decision will he. In the meantime the system of inspection w ill continue, and any who are aggrieved by the acts of any inspector will either have to submit, or incur the risk and expense of resistance. Mrs. Mary Ellen Lease, recognized as the ablest and most eloquent woman orator on the American platform, if not of the world, was a guest at the Hall House Monday en route to Fairmont where she spoke yesterday,and a Standard representative had the pleasure of an interview with lier. She is a most interesting woman and impresses one with lier sincerity and intensity of conviction, and none can meet her and hear her talk without both profit and pleasure. She is not handsome in feature, nor is she homely; she is mentally alert and thoroughly well versed iii political and economical questions, and few opposed to her views are able to withstand her in argument. Several of the leading populists called on lier and were given cordial greetings. Senator Knatvoid, in company with E. W. Knatvoid, also paid their respects to her, and both enjoyed an interesting interview. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov’t Report Absolutely pure For sale toy The Albert Lea NlercantileCo Kinney s)»eot Sunday in was a visitor Drawn by Our Reporter’s Pencil-- Mither They Come and Thither They Go and human It Is or They Wouldn’t Do So. Mrs. II. N, Brown visited in Austin last week. ^ MUS Carrie Sn)drr Is visiting in Winnebago Mr and Mrs. J Rockford. Mrs. ll. C. Cottrell, Glenvil!#*, yr#—>t rday. DK) ming and family of Glenville, have re-muted to Non It vv nod. Mrs Clark B. Davison. St. Pud visited lier parents here last week. TG M.uidt. die well known wagon manufacturer Wit# iii the city last «,tk. Mrs. 11 ans Gruiager aud little Vivian were Minneapolis visitors last week. Miss Maude Abbott, Webster S. I) was a guest last week at Dr. Wilcox s home. Mrs. K. M. Cire**dgo aud sou Everett have gone to Waukesha, Witt., to spend the summer. Miss Carpenter. Cedar Lipids ii is been a fliest at Mr. Kreb’s during the past week. Mis Kugg, «#f Ansi in. a Chicago suburb. Is a fellest ut be* Sister, Mis. Wauek, lot a couple of Reeks.    1 / -Mrs lliintnon and two little daughters have returned from a wilders slay with relatives at Omaha. (■birdy auditor Sanderson of Rochester, ai-(*uv|f-dyl!ie graduation exercises of Luther auadeffiy. enry firinager. Minneapolis, u is a guest at IE* Grillage! home on *• I he point ' ov*-r sm.dav rn Monday. Messrs. Johnson and Metgaarden two prominent Kensett merchants, were visitors in the a Monday. . GlUrnp and daughter, Mrs. Ct, 8. Edvards, ‘Mded the commencement exercises at Noith->d Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Church. Cresco, Iowa, have been cuesta of their son, the lawyer, in the Park during the past week. Mrs. dias. Jorgenson anti daughter Myrtle returned last week from n pleasant recreation at Bt. Paul and Minnetonka L. F. Hatpin has accepted a position as operator at Hotel Orleans, Spirit Lai e, and Mr. McCune of Rockford as taking his place. Mr. anil Mrs. ll. n. Simons. Albany, Wit., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs It. S. Clements, tile ginner being Mrs. Clement's brother. Jno. F. I!erasing, Oakland, was a visitor In the city Monday, to close up some business lo* |ore moving to Lyle, Miun. next week. Miss Daisy Dwight, has gone to SI. i Paul, Mfbere she will be the guest of .Mr. and Mrs. Coburn, at the Albion a couple of weeks. Miss McGllvnry, of Oskosh, Wis., formerly In charge of extensive dressmaking parlors here, was a guest of Mrs. OI berg Sunday and was glyeu welcome greetings by her many friends. Ut Gov. Day of Fairmont ami family were attendants of the great circus, being guests while here# of his brother in the Park. Miss Mary Pearl Day accompanied I hem home to hear Mrs. Lease speak at Fairmont yesterday. Mrs dias. KI ti elson, two daughters and little son, have moved with household goods from Minneapolis to Mr. KittHsou’s farm in Bath, where they will spend tho summer. He will naturally be a frequent visitor there. ■ ——  —-w—- Prof. Parsons, the Optican Who will make regular trips to Albert Lea, will he at Parker A Brown’s June 27. Examination free. l ake care of your eyes, as no one will take care of them for you. I f you are suffering with headache or that disagreeable bn ming, smarting or itchingsensation about the eye lids, it is a sure indication that your sight is not normal. Prof. Parsons, the graduate optican of the Chicago Ophthalmic college, will be at Parker & Brown’s June 27 and will examine your eyes free, lf glasses are needed they are sold to you with the distinct understanding that they will give you perfect satisfaction. Your eyes are priceless, take care of them now. Don’t wait until it is too late. Consult a specialist. Optics is a science and vision is the noblest of man’s senses. I make use of the most elaborate outfit known to science to test eyes for defective vision. Prof. Parsons, graduate optician, will be at Parker Sc Brown’s, J line 27. Examination free. A CHARfliNO SUCCESS. Reveries of a Bachelor Takes the Town and Wins Enthusiastic Praise—mss Hagill and the Galaxy of Local Stars Win Handsome Honors. “The Reveries of a Bachelor,” given under the allspices of the women’s improvement league and directed by Miss Florence Magi!!, of Moline, 111., was a pronounced success. The stage never looked prettier, furnished as it was ae a bachelor’s apartment. The living statuary was very line, equal to any ever seen oil any stage,and the calcium light effects were very striking. John Chapman did the part of the hardened bachelor to perfection while the visions of loveliness were presented for his admiration. 'The audience wondered what the real thoughts of the bachelor were. The costumes were tieautiful and appropriate for each part. The “new woman,” Miss J,aura VV by took, and the “old maid,” Mrs. Chaa, low ne, were especially good. VV hen the blushing bride appeared the bachelor's hardened heart w as seemingly touched at last, bot “she was all a dream,” as were all the others, so like all g<Mxl bachelors he took a nap w hen a dream of loveliness appeared iii a transformation scene. All the “reveries” appeared at once singing that catchy song, “The Bogie Man, but the only effect it had on him was a sonorous snore. 'J he country hand delighted everyone and challenged the smiles of tile most dignified. Everyone knew that “Chilly” would have something different but his X rays was certainly a surprise. The second part the piece was all deservedly encored. The hoop drill by twenty little girls with hoops covered w itll vines arui dowers was very pretty. The buys’ military drill was fine, also their “star was well acted and made a pleasing efiect. Miss Hayes’ number. “Since Birdie commenced herDelsarte,” was just suited to her aud she entered into the spirit of it with zest, lier histrionic talents showed to good advantage in this number. The tambourine dance was bewitchingly pretty and it seemed wonderful that they could learn it in so short a time, they having had only three rehearsed. The young ladies of the scarf dance were the bes* drilled; their costumes were beautiful in the colors of the rainbow. Miss Henrietta Emmons did the serpentine dance in this number and deserves especial mention. A great many thought this number the prettiest of all. Enough cannot be said in praise of the four little barefoot maids, Iva ami Gladys Burkite!!, Dot Smith and Alma Emmons, who sang the negro song “Don’t forget to tell me that you love me, boney.” These little girls ami the brownies took the honors of the evening without doubt. The antics of the brownies were funny to the last de gree. They were encored but w ere to#» diffident to respond, the audience being very much disappointed that they did riot The song and dance by Ira Buck-nell and Alma Fruitions was cute and catching. The programme closed with a grand march by all the children, seventy in number, and Hie audience dispersed satisfied and feeling indebted to the Women s league and Miss Magill for the best home talent entertainment ever given in Albert Lea. The net receipts to the league was over $P> and they feel well repaid for their efforts. Too much cannot be said iii encomium of the skid, industry and consumate tact of Miss Magill. Mie is a true artist; of charming presence, w inning all by her grat e and lovely ways aud possessing a remarkable faculty for training and imparting the spirit or her work to her pupils, it is the universal wish that she may return al no distant day and favor Albert Lea with another like delightful entertainment. I he Big Show. I’he circus was an event that we might easily consume a page of this paper in entertain!* describing, hut for want of space a bi tel notice must suffice. That it is a wonderful aggregation must In* admitted, and that it f« libbed the best expectations is (quails true. VV hat more grand, superb and imposing chvalcade was ever seen in America than that which marched down Broadway, and w here was it ever witnessed and admired by a greater or more enthusiastic crowd in an interior city than that which crowded Hie streets of Albert Lea? The menage! ie if not the hest was certainly the equal of any ever seen in Minnesota, anil of the entertainment under the big tent words are inadequate to picture iii detail its surpassing attractions. Fifteen thousand people saw it, cr all their eyes were able to encompass of its multitude of features, and the universal verdict was that it excelled in nor* city, artistic display, variety and splendor any circus exhibition ever before seen here. l'erfect order prevailed during the day; the Kingllngs permit no gamblers or fakes to follow them; the weather was made for the occasion and everybody joined in making it a grand and memorable holiday. The Ringlings are all right, and always will be welcomed to Albert Lea by a multitude from near and far. Council Proceedings. The cooees met in regular session Moods* evening. In (he absence of president Jorgensen, Ald. Skinner was elected president un tem. The committee on the bridge and dam was not ready to report and was given further lime Ald. Krebs from the finance committee made a verbal report on th#* condition of the citf’s finances. He stale.) that there was Sniffs in the city treasury and that interest and waterworks bonds were paid that there would in* about *41*00 left. This of course would nor he near enough to pay outstanding orders Alter some discussion the OnancHiooiMmUtee on motion of Ald. Morin, was instructed to take up all orders held by the Albert Lien hanks and issn** interest warrants for them per agreement. Ald Skinner, from the sprinkling committee redried that he ha*! conferred with a large number of business men amt that all were In favor of retaining I*, ll. McGovern as si net sprinkler and lo-recommended that as Mr. Me Govern agreed to purchase a new outfit In* be given the position for another year at $40 t*er month. I tie council unanimously agreed with Mr. Skinner, although there was a bld in from A. A. Sol berg to do Hie work for §39 per month Tile clerk reported that first had lo*en paid iii for poll taxes up to date. A request from the universalist church for free use of the city water while building their church was granted. (•• N. Ruble asked the council concerning th#* notice* which batt been served ou him and other* with the cliv demanding tho removal of the dam. He wanted to know if the city nrmmsed to stand by its co-defendants in tm* cts,* aud was informed that the city woald look alter the interests of all. The hill of the electric company of S426 w as referred to the light committee. 'Ihef olio wang bills were allowed and Hie council adjourned: L. J. Thomas Son, livery ......*    2    OO Grtpman & Babbitt, coal........ -■“*    *•, J. F. VV oh I h liter, supplies....’."' Standard Oil Co.................... S. F. Chamberlain  ......... Street labor.............. You Can’l Get Away from the Fact that The Big Boston All Wool Summer Suit at 'i $5,65 Is the greatest bargain ever offered in this vicinity. They are going like hot cakes on a winter’s morning, and if you want to be on earth, you will make a WBW line for Morey E. Stern s doting Emporia We tell you exactly what you are buying, or in other words, we sell truthful goods, that’s the whole story. *^7,000 Men's lid Bn’s S At a price that w ill pale into insignificance any and all suit sales of the season. We are way up in “G” in the line of Furnishing Goods ^ Straw Hats At the Lowest, Living Prices. We Help You to Save Money! You can find just what you want, at prices that wall make your heart light with joy and make you stagger under the heavy load that a small sum of money will buy in the line of CLOTHING, HATS And Furnishing Goods. Our Purse-Invigorating Price Inducements will interest all Economists and C lose buyers. And you will be accorded a welcome whenever you pay us a visit, and guaranteed a Larga in in every purchase. The Big Boston Is after you. There’s money in it for every buyer. Morey E. Stem. DIED. DA HI.FN -Al h#*r h#»nic iu Ha) ward M#4*#1#v. .Iun#* la, I -    #t| kblttcy tumid**. Filch. wtf«*»d I*. T. Dahl#*i», aged 4 * vear-% I ii#* funeral *»c curred yc'twlj) iii Hayward. I- 1 IN Kva. wh DONAHt*K In Aliter! I **a. June h (laughter #»f Mr. MMI .Mr*#. M. F aged J#'- yearn,«; npdilha and 15 day a. She wa* a lovable and charming vit p«M*r*.".ed the esteem and affect 1 .hi of ai knew her. Her death ta a great bereavement to her family and her many ax*»*iates aiel friend* will *cuLy inSna and ever Ii#>1*1 lier iii f«*nd memory. The family are gntl**ful I** all the friend'* who kindly a^i-ded them in their In mr of burrow. Diie little as gel more iv gone To th vt. yon ill vt ant 'shore. Some din we hope bt u»e#-r Her, there to part no more. DICK HA RT—At New Richland, Minn., June lo, I-**., of conium pion), Fannie I jock liar I, aged 33 year*. She waa born in Wisconsin and removed to Fre»-!*'*rn county. Minnesota, In l- ’T. and then to PrDean Rapid** in 1^3, where she wav mar-ried to Prank Holmes Dee. 2r>. tsp*-. The fruit of this marriage wan a girl and two boys, affrd vlx, four and two year*#, who with their father and frlemlo in turn her early death. Tile funeral services were attended by the Rev. Alfred Currey, at Geneva. Mitt it., June ii, I' *6, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. K. Itan-dall. A large concourse of people were present. Matson & Pederson, IG 4 FAU That for Cash you can buy goods at the lowest possible prices. Then w by not buy your Groceries For Cash. We think it will pay you. Will you give us an opportunity to prove our statement? Grant Gilbert, engineer..... J. II. Hlaisdeli, livery....... IL Greenwood, labor ... .... "”.T W. W. Claybourne, draying..... ' Freight ...................... Red Wing Sewer Pipe Co... .! ........ Telephone rent................... I). M. Dominick, stoue....... A. P. Wallin, dray.................. Jno. Thompson, labor................. "    7    ro Briggs Drug Co...........................  jg » 35 IU. ti* So 158 26 7 25 2.50 9 00 7.50 60 SO 1U2 6C 2.50 14 OO 2 ac General BiacbmitblDi and Plow Worts We carry a complete stork of Mower and Binder SICK LES. andean lit sn machine iii Fieelmrn **otitity. Horseshoeing sod Repairs a specialty. Cor. Washington and William Streets T TT E-- “Twin Comet” and “Little Giant’ Best 2^Ca.cle. I niq'ie, Kili-lent. Dibor Saving. WUI sprinkle tour limes greater area than any other Sprinkler made. Higlicsl Award al Chicago Eiposilioo. I Tan Ii* veil in flperatlAD al tile .'turn of Min Sta NOA KO, or at Hie residence o! Hie editor of (his paper. resend for circulars giving testimonials and prices. E. STEBBINS MVV,. CO. SOLE MANUFACTURERS. Springfield, Miikn. For sale by all Hardware and Rubber Stores lu the tallied Stales. ALBERT LEA Cash Grocery R. C. MATHWIG, Manager. There are No Flies on Us! FLY NETS. I am strictly in it with rtv nets. The ie*st and largest assortment ever brought to Hie city. Remember the purchases are made direct from Hie manufacturer, saving you the middleman’s profit. Fine Harness My stock of Saddlery, consisting of Light amt Heavy Harness,Saddles, Whips. Holies, etc., is still too l«rg« and further reductions must be made. Farmers, take advantage or Hits sale. Louis Kroessiiv Housewives Remember That the ICE fKtt 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

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