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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - September 30, 1896, Albert Lea, MinnesotaSatisfactio CLOTHES Is secured only bv a rare combination of Style, Fit, Careful Workmanship and Reasonable Price with Long Service. Whoever would be in this universally desired condition must go where these things are. ^ # sr £** ~ ~ -aWL-/ -\ '*• • I- * jf 'T|f fc' I I ’I I rn / I "/O SgGy* <:i /'V St ui t/. / -H ©UR CLOAKS Were selected after days el closest study of styles and garments, and the result is a combination of excellence rarely to lie found. We can please the most fastidious, whether they want a high novelty in fancy goods, an •/    c_> exquisite! y made and trimmed tine Kersey; or a substantial, serviceable garment, of good style, at a low price. Omr Line of* Parley suitings Was never more complete; charming combinations of most fashionable colors, in stylish designs just received. RAILWAY TIME TABLE Time table in effect Dec. Is' Albert Lea as follows: ldJ5. Trains at IS. C. ll. A SI. RAILWAY. 14o.l, arrives................... No.6,    “    ................... No.2, departs.................. No.G, “    .................. No. T.arrives (freight)........ No. IO,departs < freight)...... No.8,    •'    (freight)........ No. ii, *•    (freight)....... N >.»,arrives(freigbt)........ 2:15 p. to. 1:05 a. rn. 2:85 o. rn. 10:56 p. rn.  .12:80 p. rn. ........10:00    a.    rn. ......1:30 p. rn. ...... 6:08    a.m. ........0:45    p.    rn ll. A St Lu KAIL.WAV. So.2.arrives...............................l:50p. rn- No. 6,    **     10:45    p. rn. No. I, departs.............................SKM)    p. rn. No. ft, “     5:15    a. rn No.34, arrives (freight)................. 6:50    p. m‘ No. 33, departs (freight)  .........6:05    a. rn' No. 3 departs...............................6:00 a. rn No. 4 arrives...............................9:30    p.m.' VOBT DO OGE TRAINS. No. I, arrives.............................2:40 p. rn. No. 5,    “    .............................5:02 a. rn. No. 43,    “    (freignt)...................4:45 p.m. No. 2, departs............................ 2:10 p.m. No. 6 departs..............................11:00    p. in. No. 44,    “    ^freight)...................1:00a. rn. J. W KIN HEY Agent. C. St. A HT P HAILWAY. Going East. No. aa............................... No. 4................................. No. 94 (freight)..................... Going H est. No. I................................. No. 23................................ No. 93 (freight)...................... No. 63 (freight)...................... All daily except Sunday; 9:10 p. rn. freight runs Sunday. Tickets sold to all points In United Statep; rates quoted on application.    K.    A. BLISS, Local Agent. 10:31 a. rn. 6:46 p. in. 3:30p. rn. . 8:14 a. rn. . 4:28 p. rn. . 9:15 a. rn. . 9;00 p. in. THE MARKETS. Jo. I, old, per bushel.... 54    fi lew, per bushel.......... @ r bushel.................. (ti . I. per bushel........... U\ ter bushel................ 12    {<>, >er bushel................ 40    % bushel..........   2o    % r bushel.................. ii seed, per bushel ____ (bi >er bushel................ <u; er bushel................. ((a Kl lo 700 Hts............... Or    2 XI to 900 lbs............... I    50    (u    2 rs......................... 2    25    %    2 r loo cwt................. (ti    2 .................2    GO  2    20    46    2  &    2 reen, per th.............. 4    to) rv. per fit................. 4    (bi Ti)..................... 6    (ti r ton ................ 2    SO    ii    4 I airy. per 95.............. 12 Vt (ti reamers, per H>.......... (a) sr dozen ................. (,u i. per bushel.............. (f cr sack................... SO    9o    I green, per bushel ........40    ii 56 50 13 IG 23 75 24 GO OO GO 50 OO OO 40 50 4% 6 8 OO 14 15 ll 20 OO 50 MORIN BM and Tile Works ALBERT LEA, MINN. Pressed Brick, Common Brick, And All Sizes of............ Farm Drain Tile. fcSr“Farmers are especially requested to call and inspect the works. W. A. MORIN, Proprietor. Wanted—An Idea SSS Protect your Ideas; they may bring you wealth. Write JOHN WEDDERBURN Sc CO., Patent Attor My., Washington, D. c.. for their $1,800 prUe offer ami list of two hundred Inventions wanted. Doctor Wilcox, PHYSICIAN ANI) SURGEON, ALBERT Lea, Minn. Having fully regained his health aud equipped himself with first-elass driving horses and carriages, Is now better prepared, and will more promptly answer calls lo the country than ever. Tile doctor does not only keep on hand a lirst-class supply of surgical In* st ru meats, etc , but keeps and dispenses his ow n medicines, a large supply of which he carries with him when going Into the country. Address, Dr. Ii. II. WILCOX, Corner Clark and Washington streets, 36“    Albert    Lea,    Minn. Standard Notes. J.eave orders at Briggs’ Drug Co. for BJaisdell’s hack.    6tf When in doubt smoke the Albert Lea Opera live cent cigar.    6tf I he First National bank has money to loan on farm lands at low rates and amounts to suit. If you want good pancakes, make them of whole wheat Hour. For sale at the Broadway feed store.    39tf If your horse or your cow is not doing well, feed them Wilbur’s seed meal. For sale at the Broadway feed store. Two new Columbia bicycles for sale at a bargain if taken at once; also other makes of wheels for sale cheap, to Close Out. J. F. WOII LII UTER & Co. I make a special effort to keep in stock a fresh line of Hour, graham and cornmeal; whole wheat Hour a specialty. Yours for Hour and feed, 37tf    L.    J. Boss. If you want to buy land and settle in a warmer climate, central Alabama is the right place to go to. We can show that this is so. Gii.lrup & Gilbert. A handsome live dollar rocking chair is given away with every twenty-five dollar purchase at M. E. Stern’s clothing store and many are evailing themselves of this splendid opportunity-    39    w    2 The M. & St. L. railroad company will sell tickets to Lake Mills and return Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. I, good to return until Oct. 2, at 80 cents, for those wishing to attend the races. J. VV. Kinsey, Agent. Owing to the extensive demand for copies of ‘ Coin’s Financial school” our large supply was speedily exhausted last w eek, and another lot was at once ordered. It has arrived and all now wanting copies can be accommodated. The regular price is 25 cents a copy, but Hie Standard furnishes it for 15. G. A. Range has two high grade Buckeye Vehicles, a phaeton and a buggy; the very lust made, which he will sell at cost. Also a large line of the well-known Moon St. Louis buggies arid spring wagons, at remarkably low prices. Call and see them. 31. IC. bicycles, high-grade wheels, for sale cheap.    l$tf Home Seekers excursions, at one fare plus $2, will be made bv the Northern Pacific IL IL Co. on Sept, 15 and 29, and Oct. ti and 2t>. Ample time given’ for inspection of lands. Particulars furnished by IL G. Day, solicitor at Albert Lea, Minn. Two men bought lands of us last week, three went to central Minnesota this week land-looking, and a score of others are making arrangements to go during this month. Lands never will he so cheap again, and this is the finest time of year to see the country. Further consider this, every man who has bought of us is more than pleased with his bargain. CURBSTONE CHRONICLES. Siftings from a Week’s Minor Hap- peningS“LocaI Events and Affairs of Business in a Bustling City. We always want eggs. D. Ilurd & Sons.    40 wl We are going to have a fine line of hats at ovir opening. Mrs. Gates. Try the celebrated Vienna ice cream at Messingei’s favorite resort. 29tf We will give you cash or trade in exchange for your eggs. D. Burd & Sons. Cereal breakfast food is something new and good. Sold at D. Ilurd A Sons.    40 wl If you wish to rent, sell, exchange or dispose of your real estate, call on M. M. Jones. Our Special Bargains this week on crockery and glassware at I). Ilurd & Sons.    40 w’I Everybody wait till after my opening before buying your bats. Oct. 8, 9 and IO.    Mrs. Gates. Miss Maria Kiel desires ladies to know that she is prepared to do dressmaking. Inquire at C, P. Kiel’s. The cheapest and the best hats that were ever sold in the city; hard times prices, at Gates’ millinery store. Goto Messinger’s for clam bullion, hot lemonade, beef tea, chicken broth, cold drinks and icecream; fresh oysters and candy received daily.    39if The ladies are invited to attend the fall millinery opening at Gage, Hayden’s & Co’s., Thursday and Friday, Oct. I and 2. Mrs. HALVORSEN. Don’t forget that I pay the least rent of any millinery establishment iii the city, and can afford to sell cheaper, lf you don’t believe it, just come and see Mss. J. F. Gates. AVT th every twenty-live dollar purchase at the Big Boston clothing house, M. E. Stern gives a handsome rocking chair. You do not need to buy it all at once either.    39w2 Everybody is invited to come and see our beautiful new millinery room and inspect our hats. We don’t ask you to buy, but we Ho ask you to call on us.    Mrs.    J.    F. Gates. City property owned by non-residents will receive prompt and careful attention if left with M. M. Jones, dealer in real estate and insurance. Office on Clark street in Wedge block. VV. L. Bull, of New York. has resigned the presidency of the M. A St. L. railway, and Edwin Hawley, of that city, vice president, will succeed him. The present able local management w ill not be changed. The democratic county committee for the ensuing term has been announced as follows: E. C. Stacy, chairman; Hugh Donohue, Twin Lakes; S. P. Beighly, Gordonsville; Edward Gul-hrandson, Hartland; M. Whelan. C. II. Day has been selected as secretary. Seventeen in a week! So the record runs and the stream continues to pour in. Following is a list of new subscribers added to the Standard’s subscription list during the past week: August Grandsinger, Joe Kusfeldt, Oscar Lang, N. Sterling, F. C. Flatt, A. Landis, C. X. Lee, Knut Overland, John Iloelscher, L. M. Bergerson, Fred Frier, Oscar Ashleson, E. VV. Davis, C. P. Kiel, Sr., VV’. A. Gehagan, O. A. Thompson, IL A. Kleinke. We have taken the general agency for southern Minnesota of some of the finest land in the “Sunny South." It is situated in central Alabama and is known as the richest and most productive land in that section. Prices and terms are within the reach of every pocketbook and liberal inducements are offered in the way of railroad fare to any who desire to see this rich and attractive region. For full particulars call on us. Gillrur A Gilbert Land is the safest property to o wn nowadays. It will not burn up, itc annot be stolen and it will never fail to furnish a home and living to a man able and willing to work. We are selling Northern Pacific railroad lands and fine farms in central Minnesota nearly every week, and every buyer is more than pleased with his bargain. Values are certainly advancing owing to the great demand, and therefore we cannot promise how long we can quote present prices. The next lovv-rate excursion is Oct. G. Inquire for all information of IL G. Day. The Albert Lea Hardware company, with their usual enterprise, has inaugurated something new—a little girl’s cooking contest, and it promises to prove one of the most lively events of the town. It is to be held at their store Saturday, Oct. IT, and the premium is a beautiful child’s six-holed, nickel-plated range, now to be seen in the window’. It will be awarded to Hie little girl mixing the nicest pan of biscuits. Five prominent ladies of the city will act as judges, ('all at Hie store and get a numbered and registered card and full particulars. "    39w2 The attorney general lias decided that under the law fusion nominees are required to pay double fees for filing certificates of nomination. The general election laws holds that a candidate receiving nominations from two or more parties and wishing to be designated upon the ballot as the candidate of such parties must pay a fee for each certificate of nomination filed. The fee for county candidates is $10, and thus, if both democratic and populist nominations are to appear on the ballot in this county each candidate will have to pay $20. This is hardly necessary and it is not likely to be done. The attorney general decrees that the fusionists should have two sets of judges of election, that is, the two fusing parties should draw judges separately. A suit has been instituted by Dr. C. AV. Ballard to annul the deed for the flax tow' mill lots, which he donated on condition that it should be made a successful industry, and to secure judgment for the building and machinery of the mill through forfeiture under the contract. The failure of the enterprise is due to the financial misfortune of Hamilton Kerr, of Huron, S. J)., now liviug at Chattanooga, Term., he having lost everything in the disasters which during the hard times have bankrupted so many, and it is as well a misfortune to Albert Lea, for our citizens donated $400 to the enterprise, and it is, of course, a total loss. More than this, the result will discourage citizens in aiding such enterprises in the future. Dr. Ballard deserves to succeed in his suit, for the enterprise has been a complete failure. For Representatives in the Legislature the L. P. LAWSON, of Geneva. AV. IL MILLER, of Freeborn. Their platform—Adopted by people’s party convention: Itesolved, That believing in the practical application of the initiative and referendum, where possible, we instruct our nominees for representatives in the legislature, in ease of their election, to demand and support the passage of a law' enabling tile respective counties to vote on the question of licensing the sale of intoxicating liquors. Mrs. J. F. Gates will have lier opening Oct. 8, 9 and IO. Oct. 13 is the latest date for filing nominations for the county ticket. The ladies of the universalist church will give a supper at Hie church parlors this evening. All are invited. T. AV. AVilson and AVm. Chamberlain are summoned to serve as petit jurors in the United Matts court at Duluth, Oct. 13. Hog cholera is spreading in Moscow and other towns of the county, aud is proving a heavy loss to farmers in these times. Owatonna citizens have subscribed $25,OOH with which to erect a good opera house in that city. It is needed, and that amount is sufficient to provide a line one. The woods and bushes and vines are displaying their gorgeous autumn tints and nature nowhere and in no way provides a more enchanting spectacle than they afford. These secured marriage licenses this week: C. IL Christensen 29 and Maggie O’Brien 29; Henry J. AYaat 33 and Annie Gunderson 22; John McMillen 27 and Mary Morrow 21. Christ church, episcopal, Oct. 1,1896: 18th Sunday after Trinity. Services— Matins and holy communion ll a. rn.; Sunday school 12 noon; Evensong, 7:30 p. in. F. A’ey. priest in charge. There is little grain coming in corn pared with previous years and mighty little to induce tanners to bring it in. lf, however, the foreign demand continues, there will be higher prices. The W.C. T. F. will meet Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the presbyterian chapel. The paper “Social Furi-tj” will be given by Mrs. Elhi Wanna-rnaker. All are most cordially invited. Seventeen lady triends of Mrs. ('. I*. Peterson perpetrated a surprise on her Tuesday, Sept. 22, by calling at her home, near the Milwaukee depot, and as a token of their friendship they left a beautiful dress pattern. They made themselves at home; the worthy hostess served refreshments, and a general good time was indulged in till a late hour. The women’s relief society w ill meet at the residence of Mrs. Thomas, the House residence next Mr. Twist s. It is the annual meeting: a report will be made for the past year arid new’ officers are to be elected. It is hoped that every member will attend. There is much work to do the coming winter, and the help of all is needed. Just now’, subscribers who are delinquent please notice that Hie Standard'" subscription list was corrected Sep. 20, and shows exactly bow your account stands. Look at the figures printed next to your name on the paper or wrapper, and see if you haven't an account that you ought, in fairness, to square with the printer. The peoples party is the only party that has ever nominated a woman for an office in Freeborn county, and in naming Miss Mary Burke for superintendent of schools, it certainly has done itself honor, for she is a lady of unblemished character, she has had extensive experience as an educator and all admit her qualifications for the office. A cordial invitation is extended to those interested in art to call at the college studio and inspect the work. The classes in china decorating and water color painting will be formed this week; also a class for outdoor sketching. Those wishing to join these classes are requested to call at the studio this week in order to get the lull benefit of this term’s work. Although the Forest City yard is furnishing most of the brick for the new’court house there, Mr. Kusfeldt says the contractor will take 100.000 of him. Mr. Kusfeldt is engaged in en-larging his yard here, increasing its capacity 25 per cent. Albert Lea has become the most important brickmaking point in southern Minnesota, and tile-making at Morin’s yard is a growing and important feature of Hie business. An exchange says that J. II. C Swan, who foretold the St Louis cyclone and other remarkable weather events, says “the winter of 1896-7 will be very long and cold, with much snow in all localities where snow is a factor. Blizzards w ill be numerous, highways and railways will be blocked, all to be followed by much rainfall and high water most of the year. Do not lie in haste to get in the spring crops. Plant large and late varieties of corn. AVet weather will be your trouble.” The fact that there is a great shortage of wheat compared with recent years and that the foreign demand is strong has enhanced the price and while no one can tell what will happen if the grain monopoly decides to corner the citip, the prospects are that the needs of consumers of flour will be such that the millers will be obliged to offer higher prices to induce farmers to sell in sufficient quantities, and exporters will have to do the same to supply the foreign demand. Thus there is a likelihood of somewhat better prices. The stale board of equalization has finished its work and adjourned and V. Gillrup, the member from this district has returned home. The board, without doubt, has performed the best work of any ever before in session in the state. In important instances it relieved from high assessments property of those least able to stand it and transferred it to underrated banks and franchises and to real and personal property that was not bearing its due share of taxation. The only change affecting directly Freeborn county is that of land, the average value per acre being fixed at $11.45. The newspapers generally commend the work of the board and its members deserve the thanks of the people for their wise, honest and just efforts to equalize the burdens of taxation. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov’t Report ABSOLUTELY PURE For sale by Til© Albert Lea Mercantile Co- union PARTY SPEECHES. Hon. P. Fitzpatrick and Hon. J. A. Keyes Will Hold Three Heelings. Hon. P. Fitzpatrick, union nominee for congress and Hon. J. A. Keyes, of Duluth, nominee for attorney general will speak as follows: Twin Lakes, AATednesday, Sept. 30. Alden, Thursday, Get. 1. Hartland, Friday, Get. 2. 't hese are all evening meetings. All are invited to attend and hear these able speakers advocate the money of the constitution and the restoration of the rule of the people in nation and state. People’s Executive Co. Com. The family of J. II. Cool will move to Owatonna this week. A second son was born to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Boss Mon day. The ladies’ aid society of the presby terian church have voted $1,000 to wards a new church. Mrs. I). IL I*. Hi bbs entertains a large company of ladies at a reception tomorrow' afternoon. Landlord Walker of the AVinslow House announces that Sunday dinners until May I, will be twreuty-five cents. JI. A. Paine is building a large residence for the electric lighting company, south of the plant, for their employes. Some of the clerks are complaining that several of the merchants are not living up to the eight o’clock closing agreement. Aug. Paulson and Carl Swenson have lately erected very attractive residences on Jefferson avenue in south Albert Lea. J. II. Blaisdell’s new* hack is one of the finest made and is ready for wedding and funeral calls, dances, theatre parties, etc. Regular services at the universalist church next Sunday morning. The subject will be: “Religious Doubt.” All are invited. The ladies’ travel class will resume its studies next Monday afternoon, the meeting being at Mrs. Ramsey’s. Topic for discussion, Peter Sturtevant. Henry Schmidt, a respected Mansfield farmer, is very ill with heart trouble and it is hoped by his many triends that he will soon recover. Tile ladies of the Eastern Star held a supper and sociable at their lodge rooms last evening. An entertaining program was one of the features. Hon. AV. II. Eustis, of Minneapolis, one of the most brilliant republican orators of the state will speak in Albert Lea Get. 15, afternoon and evening. Miss Harriet Glson, an accomplished teacher of the piano, lately of St. Paul, will give lessons on moderate terms. Inquire first residence south of the court house. Newton street. The peoples’party county committee and the nominees on Hie county ticket w ill meet at the Bryan and club room next Saturday at I o’clock p. rn. We are requested to notify each of them to be present. i he Standard is requested to state that it is Miss Mary Burke, vt ho is teaching in the Albert Lea city schools, who is the nominee for superintendent of schools, and not Miss Sarah, her elder sister. The weather continues to be all that can be desired. An occasional shower treats the earth, crops are all being safely garnered and the delightful charm of Indian summer haze and atmosphere conspire to make an ideal season. I here w ill be ordination services at the west church, Norwegian lutheran, in Bancroft, Thursday afternoon, at which time Theodore Uodsater, of Manchester, will be ordained as a minister. He has accepted a charge in Montana. John Baker died at Rochester asylum last Thursday, aged fifty-nine years. Ile was brought to his old home in Manchester and Saturday the funeral w as held at the catholic church in this city. Ile leaves a large family to mourn his loss. Do not miss the rare opportunity of hearing a phonograph that reproduces some of the finest music of the world’s noted musicians. By the aid of the megaphone it can be heard by an entire audience. At the presbyterian church tonight and tomorrow' night. The people’s-union party are not likely to have any street parades and blustering rallies, the view being that the money they would cost can be used to better advantage in other legitimate ways, and thus far the republicans seem to be of the same opinion. C. P. Christensen and Miss Maggie O’Brien, both of this city were joined in marriage Monday at the home of Martin Larson south of the city. Atter a visit with relatives in (Hand Meadow they W'ill take up their residence here. The many friends of the young couple offer sincerest congratulations. No matter what opinion a person may hold towards the salvation army, no oue denies that they are sincere and the young men and boys who attend the meetings should at least behave respectfully and desist from interruptions. It might be a good idea for the police to attend the meetings occasionally. Amos Butler’s way to roast ducks: First get your ducks, one Mallard for two in the family, or a red head, spoon bill or duck of like size for each person. neatly dress them, putting the giblets back inside of them; put them in the oven in a frying pan without dressing or seasoning of any kind and leave them until nicely done. Then salt and pepper or add Worcester sauce to taste. The Andrews opera company last week equalled the best anticipations, their rendition of “Mikado” being one of the most artistic and delightful entertainments ever seen by our people. Ed. Andrews as “Koko” was as ever the leading star, and the other leading parts were well sustained. AH are yet enjoying the sweet memory of their melodies and all hope they soon may come again. The next excursion for land seekers to central Minnesota will be Get. ti. Men are going there every wqek and securing bargains, and none come back dissatisfied. Rich lands at $3 to $4 an acre on IO years time are surely enough to tempt an investor and especially a man who wants to own a farm of his own. Gall at the Standard office for all particulars. Republicans as well as the public generally speak in praise of the popu-list-union county ticket and agree that the nominees, like those on the republican ticket, are all worthy and well qualified and deserving of the confidence of the public. As in previous years the political lines will not he so closely drawn between the comity tickets as on the national, and many will make their choice on personal grounds and vote for such candidates on either ticket as they may prefer. Personal. Mrs. Ole Foil visited in Lake Mills last week. 0.N. C. Johnson bas moved his family here from bt. raul. T. E. Schleuder ta in New York on his fail buying trip. W. 8. Jones was a La Cress** visitor Frid.n and Saturday, Mrs. VV. ll. Low© returned Haturday from a Forest City visit. Rev. Father doss, Jackson, was a visitor In the city Tuesday. Mrs. H. E. Walker will visit friends in Burlington next week. Miss .Snare, La Crosse, visited her friend Miss Vene Tuuell last week. Mrs. D. J. O’Leary visited friends la Blooming Prairie last week. F. P. Thompson. Blooming Prairie, visited friends here last week. Major A. E. Ransom left this morning on a business trip to St. Paul. L. F. I!a1 pin has been appointed train dispatcher at Estherville, low a. A. L. Sawyer has now a regular mall run between Chicago and St. Paul. Jas. Roach, Minneapolis, made friends here a welcome visit over Sunday. John Johndro has moved to North wood where he will reside tills winter. Miss Emma Kusfeldt has gone to Atchison Kansas, to spend the winter. .SY.1 K.I)a?- NVw York City, was the guest of the Day family in the Park Sunday. Miss Maggie Wedge, Clinton, La , Is the welcome guest of her uncle, Dr. A. C. Wedge. Editor Ransom of the Watertown, 8. I) , Public Opinion, visited friends here last week. Miss Hiram G. Edson and cousin. Miss Maud Spoon, have returned troin a visit to relatives at Rock Falls. Forest City Summit: Mrs. CLB. Easier went to Albert Lea Saturday and was with her people over Sabbath.    K G. M. Bigelow who has been visiting here. *or Colorado Springs where he will join his son. Leslie Wilcox and Wanner Weeks, two of our brightest Young men. left last week for ( hicagu to enter Rush medical college. Wells Advocate: Mr and Mrs. Fred. Booth of Alden and Mr. and .Mrs W K. Sweet of Albert tai spent Sunday in Wells, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Oarlock. Northwood index: Miss Clara Church, a pretty little lady from McGregor who has been spending a few weeks with Mrs. Frank Kek*-rt started for her home yesterday, going by way of Albert taa where she will visit with an uncle. Council Proceedings. A regular meeting of the city council was held Friday evening, aldermen Morin, Gilbert and Krebs being absent. I he street committee recommended that a sewer be constructed on the south side of College street from Euclid street east 540 feet. The recommendation wae adopted. The finance committee recommended that the tax levy for the ensuing year be fixed at $15,000 to be divided as follows : Ugh ting.............................. Interest un H. M. bonds . “ W. W. bonds...........I., “    ** city warrants.............. General city tax........................ The following figures of th , „ condition and approximated condition in 1897 was presented: City warrants outstanding April I, ’96 Issued since  ................. Warrants paid  .. !!.!!!!!!! Warrants outstanding Sept. ti!!!.!    ! Estimated expenses to April Salaries seven months.................. Iir-c*    <r» Lighting eight mourns.............      into    nu Interest on bonds.......... ftuu    on Ft**—- ..........................mrrrr    as©!* I-aI-or and material...................... 75©    u© Interest on warrants............... aa©!©© •i.709 .. 1,700 .. LIOU SUO .. 8.900 city’s $12230 16 . 1044?* 25 . 1*504.4* , 4173 90 I.’97: Estimated receipts: Waterworks.................... li'4»    to Novemt*er auditor’s settlement . V.VT 250 no Miscellaneous........................... loo    no Estimated warrants outstanding!!!!!! 7rn.{ * Estimated expenses to April I, 'M mmo rn Gn motion of Ald. Gulbrandson the report was accepted and the tax levy ordered. A communication containing a bill of damages caused by alleged oveul »w-age of Fountain lake from JohnHDir-dick for $104 50 was referred to the city attorney. I he matter of a new sidewalk on north Broadway near the pumping station was referred to the street committee. \\ . I*. Gage was granted permission to dig a temporary cesspool in the rear of the new opera house. He also requested that the monies paid to the city by Bennett Asleson and J. M. Burnett for city water be refunded to him as the water came thiough Gage Hayden k Co’s meter. This was re-’ ferred to the waterworks committee. The following places were designated as polling places at the coming election: First ward—A. McCuUnch’s lumber office; second ward council chamber; third ward—old catholic church. The following judges of election were appointed: First ward—D. G Barker, I). K. Stacv. II. F. Skinner second ward—F. II. Mattery, A. C. Soi-enson, A. J. S tad he rn; third ward— G Q. Slocum, II. E. Nelson, T. L. Torger-son. These bills were allowed and the council adjourned: labor........................ •M. F. Kusfeldr, coal............... A Uh?it 1>*a Electric Co......... SI mon von & Whitcomb, printing. Freight....................... Gripmna & Babbitt, coal.......... Salaries for September— I*. II. McGovern, sprinkling...... M. M. Lace, engineer............. (\ S. Edwards, attorney.......... S. F. Chamberlain, chief.......... Chris. Christenson, police........ Tom. Cle meats, police............ C. A. Briggs, clerk................ I 50 00 . IS iri . 2U>* UU 2 CO SCHOOL DAYS! 350 Boys’ All Wol I J ■n .....c fin Quito lune J Consisting of Coat, Two Pair of Pants, Double Seat and Double Knee, Yacht or Golf Cap to match. RRICES, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $4.00 and $.500. Highly proper for the healthy, happy and roystering school boys. The Big Boston Clothing House Morey E. Stern ALBERT LEA, MINN. Kl 27 66.75 I 40 OO J Ut OO . 20 >1 I ~ r>0 OO 45.CO 4 VOO 35. IO Fall Dress Goods, UNDERWEAR, Gloves, .Mittens and Hosiery, Daily Arriving.Best Assortment of Kid and Mocha Gloves In the City. All Goods New and Up-to-Date. Geo. H. Emmons & Co. Real Estate Transfers. Jacob M I-of taa-i to Abe Torgerson, el* nw J*, se** 35, London................... Jacob M Lofraas to l*auntz Nelson, w’4 nwJi. sec as. London...................' W A Morin to Marcus t Jensen, part Tot 12 bl 2, Alden................................ W A Morlu to Hart Ic Nelson, part u3a ©G Ga ne’4. sec .‘u, 11 art! a ml................ A T admen to R E Howard, ii % sw'L see 86, Freeborn............................ L.I Ross, guardian, to Jena .loosen, andF lot J, Fobes, sub lots 1,2.9It lo. block lo! Hail’s add lo Albert Lea......... Betsey Erickson to John B SUdheni. imd I p se*4' sec lo, im** St sw% ^ 'A. sec ai, Bath................... Jim Slater to Lars J St vert son. nU w U nw %. sec 3. Albert l>ea   ......*    . Leu.i Ross to Jens Jensen, tind*i, loc 2 Fobes’ sub lots I, 2, 9& lo, Hall s add lo Albert l^*a.......................... tauts 8 Warthen to John K start item.'iVnVt 19 se*7 swsec lo. s)£ n« ‘7 St sn*7 sw sec 21. Bath............................ Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled for In the post office at Albert U>a. Freeborn County Minnesota, for the week ending Hep. 2t», I89t;: OKNT^RMKN’H list. $1900 208© 125 ROO r-ouo 5© 125 2U00 IC© 425 Open Your Mouth! We Do the Rest. Brown & Parker. BuyGroceriesiAsk Any Lady WHIFF THESE C K Christenson Martin Farrell, I. Jolmsen, William Meeker, Prof Manning Newman. Chaa Kiiddiick. Watkin Rosser (2), a J Ton;mon, Jessie White, Who lias bought millinery In Alt>ert taa anv time during the past Twenty Years where she has found the fluent bats and bonnets, or been suited bert in getting trimming done, aud nearly Every Woman or Miss Henry Basse. Johan Erickson, M ll Hawrey, William Laurence, Michael Doyle, Sever Olson, (' A Rlckcrt, J A HavUte, KO Waller. J W Williams. LA DI KS' LI HT. Miss E L Hollis.    Miss    Hcvrina Nelson, Miss Anabel Rosser,    Mrs J A Savlits. Fames calling for any of the above letter* I will please say “advertised,” giving date of list. To obtain advertised letters will cost I cent. S. F. SORENSON. P M. j  - C., n. & St. P. Excursion Rates. Home seekers’tickets Aug. 18, Sept. I, lr, and 20, and Oct. 6 and 2u. Rate, one far plus $2 on This covers nearly all western and southwestern points. For rates call on or address K. a. Bliss, agent, Albert taa. Soda Cracker?, per Ik>k............Cue Cleaned Cum* fits, 1-tt) pack ag* s..    Ii * Mustard in Tumblers............. 5c Jelly in Bails, 15 lbs, each......... 40c White Fish, IO lh pails, each...... 50e Scaled Herring, pet- box......... 12*^e Minnesota Corn, per can ......... 5c White Fish, medium,40-lb kegs . $2 50 White Fish, family,40-lb kegs... $1 50 Trout, medium,40-lb keg4  $200 WHI say “at Mrs. Stage’s, lo be sure!” So it always has been aud will continue to bo. Our Designs Are perfectly lovely and new lots ar*- continually arriving. - Miss Julia Honsie DIED. TORR ESON—At bls home Iii this city. Saturday Sept. 26, 1896, lit runt) Torreson, aged slxt> two years. Deceased was born In Norway and came lo this country thirty-six years ago. He served three years and six months in company It, 15th Wls. Vol, Inf. He was never married and had no relatives here. The funeral occurred Monday front the Norwegian lutheran church. Buy for Cash and Get what you pay for We are Leaders In Popular Prices. ALBERT LEA Cash Grocery R. C. MATHWIG, Manager. Our trimmer, Is an artist m her work and gives universal satisfaction. Gall and she will explain the most recent invention* ut styles of hats aud trimmings. Mrs. J. Stage. E. L. Jacobus, Jr. [Successor to I). W. Ilayrs J DEALER IN — Wood, Coal, Lime, Cement, ole Afront fnr ,V0Rv cement. ttgeni Tor Plater and Star Fhm.1, Office aud \ art!, West College'8tf6tL Telephone 18$.

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