Newspaper Page Text
The Princeton Union.
3S?-R. a DUNN, Publisher.
Tkrms$1,60 per year in advance.
The Indian chief Crazy-Horse, and his
band of 600 warriors formally surrendered to
Gen. Crook, at Camp Robinson, on the 35th.
All the principal' men having assembled inside
the agency stockade, an interval of silence en
sued while the Indians arranged the order
precedence .in, speaking, and the counsel was
then opened by Crazy-Horse, who is notably a
man pi'few words. Seating himself'on the
gronrict in front of the General, lie spoke in a
low voice as follows: You sent tobacco to mv
camp to invite me to come in. "When the to
bacco reached me I started, and kept on mov
ing until I reached here. Ever since my arriv
al here my face has been turned toward the
fort and my hearthas been happy. In coming
this way I picked out the place where I wish
to live heteafter,aud I put a stake in the ground
to mark the spot. There is plehty of game in
that country.' All these relatives of mine that
are here'approve my choice of place,*and I
would liko them all to go back there with, me
and stay there together."
A Fata Launch.
On the morning of the 22nd. the Sara
toga, a large iron steamship which was to be
launched at Roach's shipyard Chester, Pa.
started from its blocking sooner than was ex
pected killing and wounding many. About
forty men were under the, Saratoga when she
went off. An order was given for them to
come out, but was not heard. The scene dur
ing the time the ship was going off was heart
rending, the men being seen struggling to es
cape while the huge blocks, rolled by the
ship, crushed them to jelly. N,o assistance
could possibly be rendered by those who were
standing by. Instead of'cheers, as usually
greets a launch, a wail of anguishwent upland
shrieks of pain rent.the, air. As spon. as pos
sible the dead and wounded were carried to the
yard offce and physician's summoned: About
1,900 men are employed at. the yard, and the
friends of nearly all of them rushed to enquire
for them. It was fouhd after investigation
that seven were, killed [outright, and many
others injured. ....._. i'%
The Methodists Call the President.
A deputation,^ the United Methodist
and Methodist Protestant churches in session
at Baltimore, has had audience with the Presi'
defifc Rev. Alexander. Clark, D. D., of Peters
burg, chairman,, addressed the President and
poke of the happy reunion in Baltimore, and
the era of peace and reconciliation. He said
that more than 10,000 people represented by
the deputation were interested in the policy of.
brotherhood, protection aha1good
will now ap-'
parent in the movements of the administration.'
The President, in response, referring to the
desirability of fellowship in all the walks of
life and duty,spoke at length of other branches
of the church in former years, of the reeent
coming together of divided sects, and ot^the1
moral power of union in the church, and i^-id1
the news from Baltimore and the visit .of,the
committee had impressed him' deeply Wd lie
was happy 'to receive such "messages from tfye
people. ,-v, ..rj.'-.j"-.
Organizing a Hew Party.
-rpevious arrangement a1
secret meeting was held in Washington on the
24th for the purpose of organizing a national
party. About 160 persons from different!
States were present. Those from the North
expressed themselves strongly against' the'
course of the President and his Cabinet, alleg
ing that theiy retained in office men who are
opposed to the principles of the Republican
party, to the exclusion pf its tried and true ad
herents. Ttfe Representatives from tile South
declared that the President had discarded the
friends in the -States which .elected him, and
given the offices to the enemies of ithejparty.
Resolutions were adopted organizing the meet
ing into, a national joint hody. Permanent of
ficers were elected, with power to institute
branches througidutf fho country, with head
quarters at Washington.
'10 V\'! i a-
Assassination in Irfmtsiana.
The New Orleans Republican gives the
following account of the assassination of James
Laws, colored of East Feliciaiia/i" Mr. Dule, Of
EastFcliciauayhas reached New Orleans, and
brought with b}m
the:j coffin that .was, place
at his door Saturday and a bunchf
ter rifle cartridges which were placed with it.
He also relates .that the crowd pf bulldozers,
after threatening him, went on with the infor
mation that the/whuld return s*oon and put
their threats into)execution.. They proceeded
to Jackson and rode up to the, house of Jbhn
Laws, colored, and found him seated on his
gallery with hirmother. They sa$, "Hallo.
Laws, have you got#ack?" Jte rose and akj
swered themvand instantly shot deadJ
This was dh1
'}Q-}Vlrt-~, ,-f, jj, j.
ecoratln Soldiers* rave^..,
At a meeting of the Grand Army, of the
Republic of Baltimore, Gen. Tyler presiding^
the decoration of graves of Confederates on
memorial d%wasbroughtu and ihei follow
ing resphitipn^adopted: Ryplped, That while
the Grand Army 6f the Republic accords to all
its menibcrs the saered*right of their opinions,
yet as an organization it cannot be a' party to
anything political or tending thereto, and un
der its rules and regulations, as members we
cannot,aSjWb/odydecorate,the graves of any
others but Union dead on memorial day.
Nevertheless we will respect the action of any
members Individually decorating th6 graves
Confederate deacl. '-V
Mississippi Cannot Protect Her Citizens.
Gov. StoneTtof Mississippi, in relation
to the Kemper county massacre, states that he
has done all in his pqwer tp toring the .guilty
ones to trial by, requesting Judge HJamon, the
Circuit Judge, to call'an extra session9f his
court for that pup^e, and that under the laws
of the State the executive has no power to do
in the matter. He had gone to DcKalb as soon
as he had heard of the riot,but when he arrived
the rioters had dispersed, and nothing was left
for him to do except to go and see Judge Hamon
and ask the judicial officers to taiKe stgfas to
bring them to trial. The governor thought it
exceedingly doubtful if any jury in Kemper
county wouldeonvictthe-rinters, all of whom
were well known, and resided there.
The Architect to Blame.
The coroners'"jury alR6cfordIll:?aftef
13 days' work, rendered a verdict in the
house case which is fully sustained by public
opinion there. They find that Henry L. Gay,
the(architect, through neglect to provide for
the great amount of weight called for to com
plete the building according to his plans, is
gu$ty of the death of.the deceased that the
Bo&rd of supervisors failed/to use necessary
caution in examining the plans and speciflca
Mo|is, and acted unwisely 4ta not employing a
competent architect to superintend the con
A Innane Freak.
As an engine belonging to the Phila
delphia, Wilmington and Baltimore road was
standing on the track oh Washington avenue
Bhiladelphia, during the absence of both engi
neer and fireman, an unknown man jumped on
Hank Officers Punished.
.In the United States Court at Hartford,
Cdnn., Judge Shipman pronounced sentence
on, James L. Chapman, Cashier,' and John C.
Tracy, President of' the Farmers and Mechan
ics' National Bank, who had pleaded, guilty to
deceiving the Comptroller of the Currency, and
to*perjury and embezzlement,-by winch the
bank lost $598,000. Tracy was sentenced to
*tlje Hartford State Prison for six years and six
months at hard labor, and Chapman, to the
Cpnnecticut State Prison, at hard labor* for five
years, and a nominal fine of one dollar. W
I On Sunday night a party of disguised
men wenttothejailatBlandville,Ky., and with
dj-awn pistols demanded and received,,, the
keys. They then seized the negro, Levi'Pile,
who attempted to* outrage and murder Mrs.
C*. R. Pile, last week, tied a rope around his
rjjBck, tied him to a mule ^and dragged him
awayjto the woods.' Nothihg'further is knOwn
except thathis dead^ody wasfoun hanging
to a tree with several-bullet holes in it, and
the clothing burned off At last accounts
body was'still hanging:^ 3'V
The Northwestern Railroad.
The forthcoming annual report of the
Chicago & Northwestern railroad company
for the year 1876 shows that gross earnings
were $12,467,542!, operating expenses $6,473,-
813 taxes,$3Q4,714 other expenses including
interest, "rental, sinking fund, United Statesf
revenue claim and capital stock, making a,'
total of $3,509,668, and making net earnings]
for the stock $2,179,345. Percentage of oper-j
ating expenses to earnings 519.2 against 597.9)
the preceding ylear.
Another Account f the Lawi Murder, tl
/|The New Orleans Picayune learns ff6m:
a resident ofEast Feliciah that Laws' mother
Coroner's jury that the as-
sassin of Laws was a negro. It is stated that
(suspicion rests on a friend or paramour of
(Laws' wife. A'Buitfdr divorce of Laws
jfrom his wife has been pending foil
'several weeks, on the. ground ef adultery, and
letters from the wife acknowledging her guilt
'having fallen into the hands of her husband
it is supposed'she instigated the murder.
Cheap pares to Ifew York,
Williams\ H. Vanderbilt haying teler.
graphed from Europe instructing, the New
York Central and Lake Shore to reduce pas
senger rates from Chicago to New tbrk from
$23 to $15,the other trunk roads willjmake the
same reduction. At the same time Vanderbilt
telegraphed to his own roads, he informed this
officials of the Michigan Central pf the change.
The latter said they would at once reduce
their price to $15.
I Bound to Have Some Hot Springs.
The President has issued an order pre
serving the 'pagosa Hot 'Springs'1
beginning at: the President' bhu,:
square mile of land surrounding them, fIin
Colorado, as permanent public property.
These springs are considered valuable for
medical'purposes 'and'this action is taken
with a view toi preventing future difficulties
concerning them, such have caused trouble in
the case,of the Arkansas Hot Springs.'
,'y'j',.'. ,',t, i-. i
downward thrpughoall grades of the various
departments.' kn eVcepti6ii is^made^m the
case of laborers and trackmen, who now re.
cqiveg \ess than, $1 _|e
Insurance Company* Ketorns. I
The Residence Fire Insurance Company
organized in 1878 by the leading business men
of Cleveland, Ohio, with a cash capital of $200,.
000, has decided to retire from business, and on
the 19th re-insured all the outstanding risks
composed entirely of dwellings, in^ the Scottish
Commercial ihsuriinco company,- of Glasgow
The IIulted State at the Paris Exposition.
the President, has now under consideration
what measures shall be recommended in the
Cabinet to form the basis of a plan qf repre
sentation of the United States goverhmerif 'arid
people at the Paris Exposition in 1878..-It is
expected that $300,000 will be necessary to
make a creditable display.
A Appointment Declined.
On Monday last Secretary
LU lTXv (~ivi ~ZU~77 ,7 UAU W mmnesot a umversans unaa
The Secretary Of State, "by direction' of School and State Convehtions will hold
their annual sessions in Rochester, on the
12th, 13th ,and 44th pf June. The new
church edifice recently eHcted' by the
Rochester parish will be formally dedi
cated on the evening of tlie 13th, Rev. Dr.
Ryder of Chicago' prdacliing the dedica
The Wisconsin ITniversalist convention,
will hold its annual session at Columb us
on the Sth, 9th, and lpth olJune next^
tendered the appointment of Solicitor ofeithq
Treasury to ex-Gov. Chamberlain at the in
stance of the President, who also urged its
acceptance. The Governor declined, how
ever, on account of professional engagements
regarded more advantageous professionally
John C. Simpson, of" Oregon county,
Mo., has been convicted in the United States
Court at St. Louis, of illicit distilling, the jury
finding him guilty on all five counts of the in
dletment. .Sentence defend by the court.
Simpson is 50 years old, was county judge for
'two years, and has been a Baptist minister for
The Graphic has a dispatch from Wash
ington to the effect that the postponement of
the extra session Of Congress was due to: the
discovery of a conspiracy on the part of Con
gressmen of both p*arties Iheadedi by David
Dudley Field, to introduce-a resolution declar
ing, Samuel Tildeu the honest Presidentr
elect, and inviting him to take his seat in the
Tornado in Indiana.
The most severe storm for years visited
Majrion, Ind., on Sunday. Houses were un
roofed, trees uprooted, and fences destroyed
A brick Church 9 miles north of Marion was
demolished, and at the time
._, .._ ^_ ucyiuHoucu, auu ut ui time I was mica win
the river. The front'dtwo freight cars which
weVe attached to the engine struck the bump- inmates. The scene that followed was terri
era a Waahineton streett, wharf with snoh fnrop., MA n~~~~. i_.vi.ji
ersatt Washington with such force
that the engine was thrown from the track aha
the cars ran into the river. The stranger, who
was evidently insane, was. pitched into the war
te| by the shock and drowned.
the engine, and starte it at full speed towards people attending Dunkard service. The roof
the river. The front twn frfiio-ht rn.v whwh was ns *_,l, .._:: upliftedj andn the wall_ fel in, burying the
ble. One young man was killed and .ten or
fifteen seriously injured.
Sevens Appoints Slmms.
Simms, the fugitive slaye who was
captured by General Devens when the latter,
was United States Marshal at Boston, during*
Fillmore's administration, and under the
fugitive slave law turned over to the authori
ties at Savannah, Ga., has been, appointed
messenger in Gen. Devens' department.
A Windy Time in Washington.
A severe wind, rain and, hail storm, ac
companied by thunder and lightning, passed
bVer Washington Sunday, doing considerable
damage in the northwestern section. Houses
were unroofed, fences, trees and telegraph
poles blown down, and carriages and wagons
overturned and demolished.
Suicide for love.
I Louise Bostleman, a young lady nine
Pen years old, of highly respectable and well
O-do parents, committed suicide at St. Louis
by throwing herself into a well,forty feet deep
Her parents^oppositioh to her marriage with a
yPung man for whom she had a strong affec
tion was the cause,
A Town Burned.
A special from Norfolk, Va., says the
I Jjtown of Cresswell N. C, was totally destroyed
bjjr fire Friday night last. All the United States
mails in the post office were consumed. There
was but little insurance held in the town by
property holders, and the greatest distress pre
Gn. Grant Abroad.
It is announced from Liverpool that
Gen. Fairchild, United States consul there, is
absent on leave and. thafc:Gen Badeau, Con
sul General at London, is gping to. Liverpool
jo receive ex-President Grant. The' kaj^or of
tifverpool has lettered hospitalities.-
Want* to Advertise.
(Wera! desires' news-
papers wishing to advertise in his department
to send to the chief clerk, W. H. Enapp, the
amount of their circulation, regular rates per
square,and how much discountjwill be allowed.
fi w,jt Reolcned.
E4wa/d P. Beale, who arrived at his
home a few days ago tendered his resignation
jas United States Minister to Austria, to take
effect upon appointment of his successor.
4 Latest Markets.
GBAmWheat, No. 1,"$1.6S No. 2, $1.58
seller June, $1.53 seller July, $1.55)^ No 3,
:$1.35W. Corn,No.2,45c. Oats No. 2,37&c. Rye
mwW. BitrleylNov^eac Nb.8/Sc. till
tern do. $6,7Sj@9,75 .Minn,e8ota patent, $9.35
@11.50 winterlxtras. $lu!8o@]fl.r
GRAINWheat, $L45 seller June I1.44X
July. Corn,45H@45^cseUer June 48@48Mc
seller July. Oats, 38Jc Cash 89c seller June
PROVISIONSPork, $13.47% seller June
$email@example.com seUer July.
Life Insurance in Ancient Jerusalem.
One day, just after King Solbmon Had
written a column of solid nonpareil wise
and moral proverbs, he took his eldest
son by the elbow, led him down tKe back
stairs of the palace, through the' back
yard, past the woodshed, out-into the
alley, backed him up behind Ahitopelfs
wood pile, looked warily around to see
that no one was listening, and whispered
into the young man's ear: qMy son, a
iittie office in a spread-eagle life insurance
.company is better than a cartload of pre
ferred stock in the O^Mr:
Minnesota News Items.
The county has a. .population of 3X000
of which Montevideo, the county scat, has 90
T.J Three church organizations, a large and
thriving Temperknce 8ociety,aftrskelass school
and an empty jaiL speak volumes for Monte
video." .The Valley Ventitator is the name
of a handsome seven-column newspaper just
established at Montevideo by C. W. Wheaton.
TOuh do the floor near the safe ajs a nnj
ber of hammers^chisels, etc. No clue to toe
perpetrators.../pic Y. M. A. of Lake City
has a fine reading-room, which will hereafter
be kept open daily.... The new Catholic church
edifice in Lake City is to bean imposing struc
ture. It will be 53x120 in size the first or
basement story will be of stone, the second of
brick. The tower will be 16 feet square on
ground, will be built of brick 55 feet, and of
wood 100 feet higher, to the cross by which it
will be surmounted. The corner stone will be
laid July 4th the brick work will be com
pleted by September 1st, and'the entire struc
ture by the first of December. MOWER.
S. Swenmgson has been appointed post
master at Adams A Presbyterian'church
was organized at Taopi last week Thepros
pects for a grasshopper crop are not so great
as has been anticipated.
The Windom Reporter says there is evi
dently abetter feeling among the farmers than
we have noticed for along time. They seem
to have comparatively no fear of damage from
'hoppers that hatch here. Many places where
in: the fall the" eggs~wererery numerous
scarcely any 'hoppers are hatching, and many
of those are said to be weakly and lacking in
vitality. In Blue Earth county they* are said
to be of a measley characterthick in spots
and in other places scarcely any. So far as we
can learn the same applies to most of the in
fested region. A better spirit seems to pre
vail, and a general belief exists that's'omething
can be raised.
The county commissioners are hunting
up a site for the proposed new jail The
prospects for a large wheat crop in the county
never looked better..: ."Aiodge^of Knights of
Honor has been organized in Owatonna....
Sam Aldrich forged a note in Rochester last
week, sought refuge invOwatonna, his former
residence, and now languishes in jail in that
Owatonna Congregatibnalists have pur
chased an $800 church-bell Building oper
ations are lively The Review has been des?
ignated as the official city paper for the en
suing yearCharles H. Randall has been
appointed Chief Engineer of the -fire depart',
ment, vice M.L. Strong resigned.
On Sunday afternoon last, the stable of
Ole I. Ellingson, living a few miles south of
Albert Lea, |ook fire and the wind blowing
hard, enveloped the building in flames^before
even an animal could be released from their
stalls. Four work horses, together- with har
ness and in fact everything connected' with
the stable, was consumed by.the. .devouring
element... .The] District Convention |of "Good
Templars will be held at Albert Lea the 5th
andbthof June-:...John .Farrell of Geneva,
recently killed nine grey wolves, for which,
then the monarch threw his. head on one
side, drew in his qhin, shut one, eye, and
gazed at his offspring in silence. Three
years afterward, when the Great Hebraic
Consolidated Stormy Jordan Life Assu
rance Company, of which that intelligent
young Tnnce was President, went into
bankruptcy, the young man, was ablet,*o,
let his father (who was a little short at the
time) have 275,(000fehektelsfor
90 dilys on
his simple note of handBurlington
The Minnesota' UnivCrsalist Sunday
Jtimbles.Take four eggs,three cupfuls
sugar, a very little nutmeg, one teaspoon
ful baking soda, one cupful butter stir
in the flour until it will roll cut in rounds
with a hole in the center. Will keep good
two or three weeks.
The gjfocery store of C. F. FB$& in
Lake Cityrwas entered by,burglars oik Tues
day nightf The safe was broken open and
some sixty dollars in silver and bills, and a
large number of valuable papers taken. Ten
dollars in silver and a five dollar bill were f^a fortifications. The troops are full of en-
TOuhd on the floor near the safe: also *a ntrm- *is~8IP,'
bounty Offere ny the Stat of $37
W RICE \..Gi. .,i_
The frame of the Methodist Church in
NorthfleldWas raised on Friday.. .-.*Tues-
day Mr. Gregg, of Northfield,
loss by the Imrning of his barn1
mured for $400 Ellas Stacevlost a valuable
on Saturday: Jb was,valued at $1,000.
I Jessie, the little daughter of Ef. A. Eck
haldt, of Rochester, ate parsnips of the second
years' growth, which she found in the yard,
and died the next day... .James Jones, of Kal-,
mar, lost his house and barn, together with]
cow, calf and
-by fire a days ago... "j
license"few under the Stat 44
law, and now an agreed case has been -made'
to test the constitutionality of thdiaw itt$Q
At young man offered a span of horses!
for sale at Le Sueur last week nnder circum-'
stances so suspicious that it led to .his- arrest
whereupon he confessed that he" stole them
fromGerman near Madelia... .The annualJ
meeting of the Le Sueur County SoldieV6'i
ion willbe held in -Le Sueur May 30th, and
31st....The Methodists will erect a fine
church edifice in Le Sueur this summer....
parasite" has mad his appear-
anc amon th grasshoppers....e Sever
ance of Mankato, has been engaged to deliver
the oration on Decoration Day.
Douglas, was burned Thursday, together with
a large quantity of grain, farming utensils,
etc. Loss, $1,500. Insured for $500..,O
Tuesday afternoon Mr. Densmore, one of the
proprietors of the fanning mill and safe man
ufactory at Hastings, was working at (a
cular sawj which was geared at greTit speedLric
when a stick of considerable size came in "Con
tact with the sawwhich forced it with the
velocity of shot into his face, fracturing both
jaws, knocking out teeth and splinters of bone,
and lacerating and laying'open a fearful gash
at the side of his face. His physicians think
he will recover, but his improvement will be
slow and painful... .Crop prospects arerprom
F. E. Benson is the patentee of a 'hopr
per-dozer for whichareat merit is claimed. It
was tried at Spirit Lake tfie other day and in 2
hours caught young 'hoppers enough to make
forty bushels when full grown. It is simple in
construction and can be made for fodr or five
dollars. Farm rights are sold for $5."&W.
Withers, of MiddletoWh, met with a sevenf loss
last week by the burning of his barn ind a
quantity of hay... .The town of SilverLafa has
voted a bonus to aid in building the Martin
County Railroad, on which work will soon be
commenced Simon Avery has invented a
corn-planter, which marks, drops and covers
his corn, and rolls his land at the same time.
Official prairie burning commenced on
A county agricultural society ^is about
to be organized Farmers are rejoicing over
the late opportune rains....A couple who were
married in Stanchfleld last week passed their
first night in the woods to" avoid a charavart.
Duluth has adopted a wise economy in
the management of its municipial affairs.
Last year the cost Of maintaining its fire de
partment was over $1,500. This year it is
estimated that it will not exceed $500 A
man was arrested in Duluth Tuesday for steal
ing a teh-cchtfslceve-button. The majesty of
the law must be vindicated A large num
ber of immigrants pass through Duluth enroute
for Manitoba.... A company of practical lum
bermen from Wisconsin arc* about to erect a
$16,000 saw-mill at JSnifefFalls on the St.*Louis
Lyman Case, for twenty years a "res
ident of the county, died near Chatfiold on
Monday.... Chatfield will celebrate the 4th of
JulyThe people of Chatfield are enthu
siastically in favor of a railroad Many new
buildings have been commenced this spring.
RUSSIA'S WAg WITH TUiftKEI.
the officia account oi telegraphel by Genera
Minkoff to Grand Duke Michael: The out
works of Ardahan, its fortification, citadel
sixty guns, immense stores of provisions and
ammunition, and the camp formerly occupied
b&pjftgen battalions of Turks, lie at the feet
of the Czar. On May 17th the admirablefireof
our artillery between throe and 6 o'clock in
the afternoon made a breach of the walls. At
6 o'clock the Erwan, Ti|l8 and Baker regimefts
and the sappers advanced tolhe assault. She
enemy could not withstand:the onslaught/and
fled, leaving a great number of dead. At nine
o'clock our troop traversed the whole tow
and fortifications Th troops are full of en
8 ^believed to be one
ad 50 sbluicrs killed, 4 officers and 180 soldiers
wounded. I cannot find sufficient words of
praise for the courage and coolness of odr
young soldiers, or for the good disposition ef
troops made by officers." The fall of Ardahan
is a great advantage to the Russians, for be
sides opening a line of communication with
Okbaltzik, it will enable the Russians to turn
the force hitherto operating against Ardahan
towards Kars, or to take part in the combined
operations against Erzeroum.
The London Daily Telegraph's Riist
chuk dispatch, dated Monday, has the follow
ing: Great preparations are being made by
the Russians for, an attempt to pass the river
between Rahova and Nikopolis. They have
brought down by rail to the bank pontoon
bridges and a small steamer, and are erecting
large fortifications at Islatz and Turnu Mj
'guirelja. A continual concentration of troops
the direction of Simnitza is observable. The
Turks are fully prepared to resist the attempt.
The council ,of ministers at Constantinople
Sunday, determined to send all reinforcements
still arriving in Constantinople to Batoum and
Erzeroum. The authorities .at Constantinople
seem to overlook the fact that these troops in
making then- Way to Kars or Erzeroum, would
have tb break the Russian division barring the
way at the T^churukson indeed the advance
of the Russians against Batoum seems to have
been undertaken with the aim of locking up
thirty-four battalions of Turks and preventing
them or any other reinforcements from get
ting the Tschurksonllneto Erzeroum or other*
The Londcgi Timet? Burcharest corres
pondent telegrJtphs as follows: Grand jluke
Nicholas has been stopping here for some days
and it is asserted that he, during that time has
remarked that he intended to enter Constanti
nople, to make the Turks feel that they are
crushed, although he does not intend to retain
the city." A Berlin dispatch says it is pretty
universally believed at St. Petersburg that the
Russian government would not-object to Con
stantinople and the. S.ue* canal being placed
under theprotectum 6'f England, provided Rus
sia is allowed to protect Roumania, Bulgaria,
Servia and Montenegro and annex the "vilayet
of Erzeroum. A Vienna dispatch reports
that the Turkish troops which fled from Arda
han have beeen defeated in a mountain pass
According to adispatch from an .Engi1
lish military commissioner with1
Asia, Mukhtar Pasha has.been utterlv unable"
to hold the mountain passes between Kars
andErzeroun..Thecommis8^on adds that
the Turks-are obliged to retreat without giv
ing battle, and attributes the rapid advance of
the Russians t^^the total.want of efficient pre
cautions on the part of the' Turks. I He fears
time. Russia will pr^abTy^puroffattempte'yanrfotoudholot
to cros^s the Danube in force till the middle ^of
June.~.A Vienna special saysit is stated that
Abdul Kerim Pasha, after garrisoning fortress-
es, could only place at the utmost 75,000 inen
the field. jgfa
The London Times' Bucharest corres
pondent says: "Present indications strength
en the conclusion that no important events
will occur on the Danube until the whole front
line is in position on the bank of the river. A
strong corpa^will be formed on the .extreme"
right composed of the Roumanian army and a
division or two of Russians. This force will
move up the Turkish side of the Timokand
turn the flank of the Balkan line by a move
ment on Sofia and Phillippopolis. Such flank
atteck would not violate the promise not to
enter Servian territory, andwould unquestion-
bring a corps 3,000 Servians to assist
Russian corpf crossing below Widi
ganison and leave the Timok valley unop
posed, with a friendly country on its right from
which to draw supplies, the.Russian main
army in-Asia, which took Ardahan,-is-~70,000
Strong.. A portion of the force having since
been detached, Batoum is now evidently im
Crow Husband* and Scolding Wlva.
,*"Domesticinfecility," which newspaper re
porters nowadays credit with playing such an
important part in life's drama, is often the rel
sujjt of lingering or chronic disease.' What
DAKOTA i husband or wife can be cheerful, smiling^ and
A ba belonging to JamescKeatley, plewant, when constantiy Buffering from the
"ences bitter, disagreeable taste, or nausea, has
chilly sensations alternately with great
heat and dryness of the surface of his body',pain
and dizay. Th^ghTnTsuflferhigB tie.becomes
g^oomy,tdespondentand exceedingly irritable
mtempet: 'mstead of resorting -to s&r
arehiedyas^afeW^mall doses of Dr. Pierce's
PurgativePellets, and followihgmp their action
with the use of Golden Medical Discovery, to
work the biliary poison out of the system, and
purify thehloodj'fche-play-the partofa"pennv
wise andpound,foQh6h" man^ie will^ttempt to
economizeTt savin: the small cost of these
medicines. Continuing tp suffer, his nervous
system becomestmpaired, and he fi fretful and
peevisha fit subject to become embroiled in
domestic infecility^ Or the good- wife may,
from her too laborious duties or family cares
become subject to such chronic affections as are
peculiarly incident to her sex, and being re
duced in blood and^*tre"ngth, suffering from
backache,ncrvousnel-s headache, internal fe
ver, and enduring pains too numerous to men
tion, she may become peevish and fretfulany
thing but* gibial helpmate. In this deplora
ble condition of ill health, should she act wise
ly and employ Dr. Pierce's favorite prescripi
tion,itwh1'indue time, by itsr cordial, tonic,
and nervine properties, restore her health, and
transform her from the peevish, fretful, scold
ing irritable-tempered invalid,to a happy,cbeer
ful wife. Laying aside levityyand speaking se
riously, husbands and wives, you will find the
Family Medicines above mentioned reliable and
potent remedies.. For full particulars of their
properties and uses,see Pierce's Memorandum
Book, which is given awayby all druggists.
The name Cashmere Bouquet, as applied to
Toilet Soaps and Perfumery, is registered and
patented as a trade-mark by Colgate &|Co.,
New York, Purchaselrsjowever^wdjardj^ to
he warned against_^r^gjementsijh|tgcnahie
article is so universally esteemed as tOTiave
made the names CJashmere Bouquet and. Col
gate & Co., nearly synonym6ua4
BURNETT'S COCOAINE allays hritaBon, re
moves dandruff, and invigorates the action of
the capillaries in the highest degree.
Kendall & Co., Boston, make a very gener2
ousoffer. Our readers should respond.