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CHAS. LANDRE, 111, Harrison St.,Chicago.
BENJAMIN H. HARRISON,
For Vice Piesident.
LEVI P. MORTON,
of New York.
For Governor WM. R. MERRIAM,
of Ramsey County.
For Lieut. Governor A. E. RICE,
of Kandiyohi County.
For Sec'ty ofState HANSMATTSON,
of Goodhue Countv.
For Treasurer.. ..JOSEPH BOBLETER,
of Brown County.
For Att'y Gen'l MOSES E. CLAPP,
of Otter Tail County.
For Chief Justice J. GILFILLAN.
For Assistant Justice...L. W. COLLINS.
Judges of the Second Judicial District
HASCAL B. BRILL, ORLANDO SIM
ONS, WILLIAM LOUIS KELLY.
County Auditor, JOS.E. OSBORNE.
County Treasurer....JOSEPH BURGER.
Register of Deeds M. J. BELL.
Sfaenff ED S. BEAN.
County Attorney J. J. EG AN.
Judge of Probate SAM. MORRISON.
County Surveyor FELIX O'HARA.
Coroner. J. A. QUINN.
Supt. of Schools H. G. BLAKE.
Twenty-sixth Senatorial DistrictH. L.
WILLIAMS, J. G. ELMQUIST, F. Q.
Twenty-seventh Senatorial" District
HIRAM F. STEVENS, WILLIAM F.
BICKEL, JAMES A. JOHNSON, GBB
City-CHARLES MICHAUD, PETER
BOLAND, JOSEPH KEATING, J.
County-A. H. WRIGHT,, WALTER B.
SAMUEL P. SNIDER,
1 of Hennepin County.
That the spirit of justice and right is
not entirely dead even in the South, was
well illustrated in Memphis, Tenn., last
week,when a Colored man,James Conley,
who had shot two white men to death,
was discharged by the police judge.
The court room was crowded with both
races, and when Judge Hadden told the
accused he might go free, there was an
outburst of applause which the court
officers were powerless to quell. Conley
was sexton of the Zion Colored ceme
tary. The men killed were Will W.
Eastinan, the nephew of a wealthy
lumber merchant of Chicago and J. D.
Smith a boss carpenter. Sunday after
noon these two, while intoxicated, were
passing Conley's house, in front of
which his mule was hitched. Smith be
gan to unhitch the animal, announcing
his attention to take a ride. Conley ob
jected and the two white men rushed
into the Colored man's yard to assault
him. The latter retreated into the
house and closed the door, which'they
tried to break in. While thus engaged
they were fired on by Conley fiom a
window, Eastman was instantly killed
and Smith received wounds from which
lie died a few hourslater. Conley fled,
fearing violence, but surrendered trim-
defend bam. When the examination
came on a number of his white neigh-
S. BmAj 446, State &t.,
F. A. CHINN, 338, Thirtieth St.,
W. H. MONROE. 370 Dearborn,
G. PURCELL, 2G46, State Street,
W. NELSON, 179 Walnut, Street,
bors testified to his good character.
Whet Courn saidtestimony the shooting was perfectle
justifiable, and discharged the prisoner.
Verily the world moves, and a Colored
man getsjustice once in an age.
ticians of the day concu in the opinion
that the .Republicans will sweep them
Here Are the figures i & republican,
Conn. New York NewJeisey Ind.
D3860 D1864 D1868
It will be seen that Connecticut has
gene Democratic twice since 1856,in
1S76 and 1884. Xew York, three times,
1808, '76 and '84 and Indiana only three
times, 1856, '76 and '84. On the other
hand New Jersey has been Republican
only once, in 1872, when poor Horace
Greely suffered himself to be endorsed
by the Bourbon Dernooiatsand paid the
penalty -with his life.
The publication in the Globe of the
letter of Mr. F. D. Parker declining his
appointment on the County Republican
committee, ga\e that sheet an opportu
nity to 8mear a little taffy on him and at
the same time, whack the Republican
party chances which she was not slbw
to take advantage of. But the taffy will
do no good and the whacks will do no
Clinton, Iowa, furnishes convincing
proof that the era of progress has not
slighted the town. A young couple ei
married there one evening last week.
They danced till daylrght, and the bride
was a mother before breakfast.
The very latest thing strikes has
occurred at Jeflersonville, Ind., where
the paupers in the poor asylum struck
because the superintendent was changed.
Of fifty paupers nineteen now remain.
The newest wrinkle in the di\orce
business is the case of a prominent and
wealthy couple who aie to be divorced
because the husband objects to living
with a religious wife,
The Old Roman has gone to Washing
ton to try to comfort the ponderous fat
bov of tLe White House. It is no use
Allen, Grover must vacate.
"Rally from the mountains,
Rally from the plain
We're matching on to victory,
We'll conquer once again."
Every Colored citizen of Chicago who
scratches Herlz will show to the world
that he is a man.
The JIas Meeting.
A meeting of the Ramsey County
Colored Harrison and Morton Club was
held at the Court House Tuesday eve
ning, at which amass meeting was called
to meet at same place Thursday evening
in which all the Colored clubs of the
city were invited to participate.
Thursday evening the meeting was
called to order by E. P. Wade. Rev.
W. Gray was elected chairman, T.
Ball secretary. Are solution was adopted
endoising the action of F. D. Parker in
declining the place tendered to him on
the county committee. An address to
the citizens of the United States relative
to the outrages inflicted upon the Col
ored people of the South was presented
by a committee of which Rev. W. Gray
was chairman. After discussion pro and
con in which Rev. Gray, S. E. Haidy,
F. D. Parker, N. F. Butt, M. M. Smith,
J. F. Curtis, E. P. Wade and F. H.
Ball participated. The motion to adopt
the address was carried. A resolution
complimentary to JB. "YVflUB was
offered by Rev. W. Gray and adopted(
E. P. Wade offered a resolution enI
dorsing Harrison and Morton, W. R.
Merriam and the State ticket and S. P.
Snider for Congress and carried, after
which the meeting which was enthusi
astic and harmonious adjourned.
The Band Coucerfc.
The entertainment given for the ben
efit of the Eureka Brass and Reed Band
at Market Hall was a pleasant surprise
to all who attended, in fact to use a
slang phrase "she was a corket." Th
band has been organized only a few
weeks but their performances Wednes
day evening were highly artistic. The
program began with an overture by tlie
band, Mr. Will Allen followed with his
challenge clog on i oiler skates and
brought down the house the famous
big four, Findley, Scott, Houke and
Holmes, then won several encores Mr
self to the police next day. Two of the songs Mr. L. F. DeLyons -was, AS usual Misses Linnie Fogg, Lizzie Black, Willey
best lawyersun the fltate volunteered to immense Mr. W. Allen in his sand gig Jefferson, Stella Bird, Viola Berry, Hat-
surprised the natives Mr. Will John
the was -concluded th world wide reputation by his rich bass Stillwater Eddie Henry, Artrudol Lee
^.__ sola Mr. Harry Holmes, bass solo "won Ben Henderson, Arthur Adams, CSncm
a deserved encore. The entire program nati Johnson, of Nashville and B. lay
was well rendered, and many thought
the entertainment the best ever seen in
entertainment dancing be
We give the presidential vote of the gun and continued until morning.
so-called doubtful States from 1856 to
1884, both inclusive, so that our readers
may see at & glance what the chances
are. New York Connecticut and In
diana may be reasonably called Eepub-
lican States, while New Jersey is without Mr. W. Johnson 2nd., Miss Bettie Jor
dan and Mr. Billy Wilson 3rd., Miss
doubt a Democratic State, though the
Attention, Malarious Persons.
We beg to call the attention of Medi
cal Practitioners and invalids to Aunt
Rachael's Bitters, as a mildly stimulating
diuretic, sudorific and tonic aid to de
bilitated persons from whatever cause.
Their base is Speer's pure wine, without
the semblance of medication, except by
Peruvian Bark, Snake Root and some
other herbs and roots. The most deli
cate ladies use them with decided ad
vantage. They are remarkably pleasant
to the taste. Sold by all druggis.s ana
the Auut Rachel Pad Co Passaic, N. J.
Secure Your Tiekets
Before you get on the tiain, for you will
save money and possibly -a discussion
with the conductor. Call for tickets \ia
"The Burlington In that way only
can you be suie that you will be carried
over a fiist class line, and of course you
don't want to travel on a second class
road, unless you are recognized in your
home community as a second class man.
"The Burlington" belongs to a first class
system that goes eye iy where, and makes
sure and close connections with other
systems has a first class equipment in
all respects, vestibuled coaches, dining
cars, sleepers, and competent and
obliging employes, and has its terminals
in union depots in all great cities. If
you want to know more about it, write
to W. J. C. Kenyon Gen. Pass Agent,
C, B. &. N R. R., at St. Paul, Minn.
St. Pau l.
Come and see Peil's ladies' and gent^'
$3.00 shoes. 33 East 7th St.
Have your fine shoes made and re
pairing done at A. G. Foil's, No. 3o East
Mrs. W. R. Godett and dnldien have
returned fiom Kipton, Ohio, where they
were vifiting relatives.
FOR RENTFor gentlemen only, a
nice, furnished front room with use of
parlor. Apply at 147 W. 9th. Mrs. Lew
Rev. J. M. Henderson was called to
Chicago last Friday by the illness of a
relative. The pulpit at St. James was
filled last Sunday by Rev. D. Hardin.
The Republican County Convention at
its meeting last Tuesday night elected
Mr. John F. Coquire to fill the vacancy
made by the declination of Mr. F. D.
Mrs. Carrie Webb, of Des Moines
who spent several weeks in our city re
turned home last week she, however
intends to return shortly, to permanent
FOR RENTA seven room house,
No. 606 St. Anthony Ave. Price 25 per
month. May be heated by stoves or
furnace. Apply to Richmond Taylor,
St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Office
Cor. Third and Jackson.
The world famed comedians Robson
and Crane will fill a week's engagement
at the Grand beginning next Monday,
in their greatest comedy of the century,
called "The Henrietta" by Bronson
Howard. Mr. William H. Crane as
"Old Nick in the street," Stuart Robson
as "Bertie the lamb." Tiiis is the
twelfth year of Rob=on and Crane and
will be their last season together.
Business has been great at the Olym
pic during this week with "Adonis" and
the show was fine. For next week the
"Minnie Burrough's Majestic Burles
quers" play a return engagement, intro
ducing new faces and new features
They will also produce the great extrav
aganza "The Outlaw of the Forest" in
which a bevy of pretty girls will be seen
in artistic groupings, marches etc.
MissCelia Roberson, of WeBt 7th St.,
gave a very recherche little entertain
ment on Friday evening October 5th in
honor of Miss Ida Gibbs ot Oberlin
Ohio. Music, games, an excellent re
past and general enjoyment enlivened
the evening. Miss Grey and Mr. Hunt
having had a highly enjoyable time
tie Shepherd, Emma Glover,
son, charmed all with his sweet singing* Kellum, Mamie Seelig, Birdie Stockton.
i, -D Maudie Conway Mrs. Addie Henry
the greatest Roman o, them all Prof, ^~nnj, ^.0. ^vt.0 *xCuiv,
Luca, Added to his already. Masters Joe Wilson, John Drake, of
Much interest was manifested in the the recipients of a pleasant surprise ten
grand cake walk in which about fifty
couples entered, but after a spirited residence 2226 18th Ave. South
contest which afforded much amuse
ment, the three prizes were awarded as bv the forelock by laying in your coal
follows. 1st., Miss Bessie Henry and
Martha Hawkins and Mr. J. E. Riley.
tlfvmns of th liav in nruninn i +U larges l:e _. L_
full.y iced.. The entire affai.r was a suc
ess and Messrs Jefferson and Cunning
ham have good reason to feel proud of
their efforts, and they and the band ex
tend their thanks to those who assisted
in securing the success.
of Minneapolis, graced the affair by their Deerwood, have returnede fromt St. Paul
presence. All expressed themselves as ^h
Last Monday evening the Carnhal as
sociation met at their Ryan head
quarters and elected officers for "the
ensuing year. Thy are as follows
o -i i. wiv ,T ,UUW*VB*
Fred Ball proved himself'to be a great folks looked auite^rmlng *in tiei 3 ffS S 2IZC recZTlT^l
Rev.C. H. Thomas and family %ere
dered them bv their friends, at theii
Cold weather is coming! Take
and wood nqw. Go to the Minneapolis
Fuel Co. No. 47 Washington Ave. South.
BOUTELL BROTHERS, Nos. 207 Nic-
haven the ofnhousehold good_s]
of any establish rnent west of Chicago.
Goods sold on installments.
The St. Peter's A. M. E. Sunday school
is beginning to thrive. In addition to
those who have worked with the Sunday
School since its origin, are Miss H. M.
Grey, Miss L. NeJson, Miss Coleman and
others who have as late taken an active
Mr. W. B. Porter and Miss Maude
Lucas, of this city were quietly married
last Wednesday evening at the residence
of the bride's sister Mis Weaver, 426
Hennepin Ave. Rev. C. H. Thomas, offic
iated. None but relatives and near
friends were present.
GENTLEMEN, remember that "The
Crystal" has moved from N 25} Kicol
let Ave. to No. 213 Nicollet Ave., next
door to S. E. Olson's. "THE CHRYfe-
1AL" is healquarters for Hats, Caps,
Canes, Umbrellas, Shirts, Collars, Cuffs,
and Gents' Furnishings of e\eiy de
Among the fiist to attend a college of
this nature this city was Mr. J. L.
Neal. Mr. Ralph Grey was a student of
the same college for several months,
Theie are otheis we might refer to who
have aAailed themselves of the key to
success. We think it the duty of every
young man and lady, who can possibly
attend those institutions, to do so. Those
who are thinking of attending, will be
benefitted by calling at the Northwest
ern College of Commerce. R. L. Ruck
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gray tendeied a
reception in honor of their mother Mrs.
Jones, of Racine, Wis., and Miss Emma
Gilispie of Milwaukee to their friends
Wednesday evening, at their residence.
There were piesent, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Grey, Mr. and Mrs. Harger, Miss Em
ma Gilispie of Milwaukee, Miss Column,
Miss H. M. Grey, Mrs. Falls, Mrs. Jones
of Racine, Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. R.
Colman, Mr Wm. Johnson of Wausaw,
Mr. Ralph Grey, Mr. Mm. Gilispie, Mr.
J. Allison, Judge Hunt, Miss L. Xelson,
Mrs. C. W. Mason.
The Hennepin County Republican
Club met Tuesday evening last at Frya
Hall 505| Washington Ave. S. Capt. E.
C. Babb was present and spoke. Messrs.
F. G. Jackson, J. T, Thurman, A. H.
Myrick. A. G. Plummer and others
made short addresses. At the last meet
ing the executive committee consisting
of Messrs. J. G. Sterrett, J. L. Neal,
J. A. Joyce, Rev. L. H. Reynolds and
Geo. Williams were cut from the con
stitution leaving the officers in charge of
the work. After the speakers had con
luded the question arose by the legality
of their previous transaction and etc.
After considerable persuasion the exe
cutive committee were reinstated with
two additional members. J. T. Thur
man and Wm. Smith was chosen as suc
cessor to Rev. L. H. Reynolds.
"Cut Hertz from soda to hock."
Remember Hertz on election day.
Get your dresses made by Mrs. Partee,
2005 State street.
The Colored people of Chicago in
tend to down Hertz on election day.
In this great work they have the as
sistance of the Scandinavians. Hertz
All news, notes, or articles intended
for publication in the Chicago edition of
the WESTHBN APPEAL must be sent to the
Chicago office, 325 Dearborn street, and
not to St. Paul.'
Subscribers of the APPEAL should noti
fy the office in case of change of address,
so as to receive the paper regularly.
Send postal to C. F. Adams, 325 Dear
born St.' Rooms 13,14,15.
Any ladies who have been attending
Autumn Club entertainments in the past
and have not as yet received their invi
tations can get them by sending their
addresses to the "Committee on invita
tions 466 State street" as they will be
compelled to present complimentary
tickets to gain admittance
Mrs. J. W.Matthews and little Blanch
she has been th gues of her
sisters Mrs. T. H. Lyles and Mrs.
Hill for the past six weeks J)uring her
stay several receptions were given in
her honor by her sisters and Mrs. Rob
erson of St. Louis. Sh was having a
nice time but the thought struck her to
nice time out tne tnoughte stru
President William A. Van"Slyke: first i i
j 4 -v v. T, come home and home she came
vice president, Frank B. Clark second
vice president, J. H. Burwell treasurer,
Albert Scheffer secretary, Whitney
Wall assistant secretary, J. H. Hanson.
The vacancies in the board were filled
by Paul Martin, F. B. Clark, George R*
Finch and D. H. Moon. The association
will meet again this evening, when
action will be taken upon the pro
gramme of the coming carnival season.
Autumn Club's Opening:.
The Autumn Club will inaugurate
the season of 1888-9 with a grand
complimentary ladies reception which
will be held at Arlington Hall,
corner of Thirty-first street and
Indiana avenue. All ladies receiving
Invitations must presen the card ac
companying, at the door in order to
A very pleasant party was given at the [gain admission.
residence of Mrs. J. Adams, last week Th arrangements areVery^cdmplete
Laura and Dovie flhe character'of our entertain-
Adams, of Iowa. The little in the past will be the guarantee
were presen* HI
THE AUTUMN C*UB.J
CAPT E. C. BABB.
Republican Candidate For Maj or of Minneapolis.
The subject of the above illustration,
Capt. E. C. Babb, was born in the tki ifty
manufacturing village of Saccarappaan
Indian namein the town of Westbrook,
adjoining the city of Portland, Me., on
the first day of Febiuary, 1834.
His mother, Mary Winslow, was a lin
eal descendant of Gov Winslow, of Mass
achusetts, who came from England in the
Mayflower, landing on Plj mouth rock on
the 22d of December, 1620, with no white
person, aside from his own company,
nearer than Jamestown, Va and the
whole country a forest whcie not even
the sound of the woodman's axe had ever
Capt. Babb was fortunate in securing a
good English education in the common
schools and select grammar schoof of
native town. Like many Yankee boys,
he commenced life for himself by teach-
FnVi^7ana^raftew^"li5aS the trade of a marble cutter. From the
age of 21 to 28 he was engaged in limber
ing in northern Vermont and New Hamp
shire, and was in the latter state when the
war of the rebellion opened. He_was
one of the earliest to enlist in the Ninth
N. H. regiment of infantry in June, '62.
August 22d, having been made a sergeant,
he left Concord with his regiment for the
seat of war, when a dark cloud hung like
a funeral pall over the nation, the result
of McClellan's reverses on the Peninsula.
He maintained his connection with the
same regiment 'till the surrender of Lee
and the close of the war, and during this
time the regiment lost 1800 men)vkjjjed
and wounded, or 180 per cent more than
its original numbers. He participated in
the battles of second Bull Run, South
Mountain, Antietam and Fredericksburg
Until December 13,1862, but four
motions had been made the regiment.
For gallantry and special service in the
last named battle, Sergeant Babb was
promoted over six first sergeants, to the
rank of second lieutenant. It was also
during this battle that a warm friendship
sprang up between him and Lt. Col.^Geo
Chandler, a younger brother of the
late Secretary, Wm. E. Chandler, of the
Navy Department, which was never
interrupted till the death of the latter
three years ago, in Baltimore.
After Burnside's failure at Fredericks
burg our hero accompanied his legiment
pnd the 9th Corps, to Kentucky, and from
there they were sent to Vicksburg -where
he participated in the eiege, and 4|ter
the fall of Vicksburg he went to Jack
son, Miss. with Gen. Sherman, -and
participated in the battle which resulted
in the capture of the city and the retreat
of Gen. Johnson and his forces intp the
interior the State. He then left Miss
issippi late in August, and went to Ken
tucky, where his regiment which had
dwindled down to 200 men, of whom but
75 were reported for duty, was detailed
to guard the Kentucky Central Railroad,
with headquarters at Paris, the seat of
Bourbon Co. From here Lieutenant Babb
was detailed and ordered to report at
headquarters of the Second Division of
his corps, which he accompanied to East
Tennessee, and served as a staff officer
during that memorable campaign in the
winter of 1863-4, which has oeen aptly
called the "Valley Forge" of the war of
the rebellion. It was here, on the 1st day
of January, that his second commission
from the Governor reached him, making
him a First Lieutenant.
The spring of 1864 found him with his
regiment at Annapolis, recruiting itB
ranks and preparing for the final campaign
under Gen. Grant. Joining the Array of
the Potomac he was in the battle of the
Wilderness and Spottsylvania, May 12th
and 18th. The regiment went into the
battle of May 13th with 400 men. It was
on the extreme right of the Ninth Corps,
and moved up to join the left of the Sec
ond Corps, feeling how much they were
needed on Hancock's left. They moved
quickly and became detacted from the
corps and were completely surrounded.
In cutting their way out the legiment
lost in killed and wounded over half its
numbers. Lieutenant Babb and his ljegi
ment though so greatly thinned fit its
ranks, was in the battle of North Anna
River, May 24th, in a very severe engage
ment on the 27th at Talapotamy Creek,
at Cold Harbor June 3d, the battle of
Petersburg June 16th, and charged the
line in front of the Shands House at 3
o'clock, a. m., the following day, capt
uring the line of works with a number
of prisoners, and a battery of artillery
and the colors of the 53d Tennessee Regi
ment. He was with his regio.ent con
tinually under fire directly in front of^the
fort, which was blown np July 30th, ana1
was engaged in all the battles before and
around Petersburg, until the final surren
der He -was commissioned CaptavniJaaa
uary 1,1865 At the time of Lee's sur
render Capt Babb and his command were
doing guard duty, and had charge of the
distinguished rebel prisoners military and
naval, taken at Five Forks. He was
mustered out of the service at Concord,
N H., June 10, 1865, the olive branch
having succeed the battle flag
In 1868 he came to Minneapolis, and
for several \eai 8 engaged in the lumber
ing uusmess, finally becoming the presi
dent of the Cedar Lake, Calhoun and
River Ice Co. He has been one of the
Aldeiman of the city for several years,
though not at present, and is highly es
teemed by all classes of his fellow citizens.
He has held the highest positions in
the Grand Aimy of the Republic, in the
Depaitment Encampment, and at the
time ot the meeting in Minneapolis of
the National Organization three years
ago, when Gen. Logan was here, Capt.
Babb was in command of the
.L made in this citJy or State
the finest displaygrand ever
Capt. Babb is the Republican nominee
for mayor of Mineapolis and it will only
require the united support ot us all to
elect him. He is popular among all
classes, irrespective of parties He has
proven himself to be the warm friend
and well wisher of the Colored people
on many occasions and we must now, all
vote for him for mayor.
ABOUT POPULAR AUTHORS.
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE cleared 40,000
on "Uncle Tom's Cabin
Mits AUGUSTA ET^S WILO the author
ess, is said to possess the hnest botanic col
lection in the world.
WILLIAM BLAIKIE, the writer on athlet
ics, has become an enthusiastic member oi
the White Cross Army
JEAN IXGELOW gives several dinners
weekly to the sick, poor and discharged con
valescents from hospitals.
ANDREW LAXG, the English writer, makes
15,000 a year from Loudon newspapers out
side oi his income from his books
WILIIAM BLACK, the novelist, recently
made a pun. He said that the only ax the
story-writer had to grind was the climax
MRS. MARGARET JuiKr PRESTON, poet, es
sayist and novelist, is sixty years old, but
does not show her age by a decade or more
VERNON LEE, the young Englishwoman
upon Whom the mantle of George Eliot is
supposed to have fallen, is only twenty-five.
FREDERICK PHILLIPS, author of As
a Liooltinp-G-lass," has been by turns a cav
alryman, a barristei, a theatrical manager
and newspaper man
CLARKE RUSSELL IS a martyr to rheuma
tism and gout, it is said, so that he can nol
write his own manuscript His son lsbs
AT the banquet given London, recent
ly, in honor of American authors, James
Russell Lowell, Brander Matthews and
Mrs. Louise Chandler Moulton responded to
MRS BURNETT'S Sara Crewe" is leading
its predecessor, "Little Lord Fauntleroy"
in point of popularity A second edition of
10,000 copies is already announced bytho
IT is said that General Lew Wallace first
wrote "Ben Hur" on a slate, that he might
rub out easily," then on soft paper with a
pencil. He went over and over his pages
with great care, and finally sent the book to
the Harpers written on large, unruled pa
per, in violet ink, so well done that the
reader who went over it for the publishers
said that it was the finest manuscript ever
offered to him.
THE late Rev Edward Payson Roe en
joyed the distinction of having a larger
circle of readers than any living American
novelist, his numerous works, mostly nov
els, having had an aggregate sale of nearly
75Q,000 copies, many of them having been
previously issued serially, and some of
them, besides, having been published in
England and also translated into French
AJUXNG "the great ones of the dust," as
Mr. Stevenson would say, who are the real
popular authors in this country. Mrs.
Southworth still easily holds the pre-emir
nence. Mr. G. W. Dillingham recently re
ceived a single order for 10,000 copies of
The Hidden Hand," her last story the
Ledger. This is probably the largest single
order given for a book in the history of the
American book trade
PROF. GEORGE DAVIDSON, who recently ex
amined the great Lick telescope on Moun$
Hamdton, Cal, says that when the astron
omers in charge make public their discov
eries the whole world will be astonished.
Some of the discoveries they have made are,
in fact, so novel and wonderful that Prof.
Holden and his assistants are timid about
announcing them for fear the world will con
sider them illusions
THE German language in Spam is not pop
ular When the Queen Regent of Spam
was passing through.Valencia on a recent
occasion, the students of the university pre
sented her with a petition requebting the
suppression of the German language in the
THE Pacific Ocean cable wiU run, from
Vancouver to some Australian port, and
cost from $15,000,000 to 120,000,000. The
Canadian Government is interested, and a
boom has sprouted Vancouver property
in anticipation of the happy results fore
DEEPforms,fbut S Sea Wonders exist in thousands oi
are surpassed by the mar
vels invention. Those who are in
need of profitable work that can be done
while living at home should at once send
their address to HaUett & Co., Portland
Maine, and receive free, fu information how
enner sex, o/jail ages, can earn iromS5toS2S
PJ* ay and
2ttare started, toree. Capital not required.
fhul^Z*"^9 una work. AUsuooeed.
W la\ejiist opened an im
mense stock of Ladies^ and Men's
Wool Lined GHne.s and Mittens,
in all the new est st les, with ur
tops, patent fasteners and em
broidered backs, at the ioBo^
ing range of prices: 9c 85 $ 1
$1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $2. up to
$3.50 per pair. As a special \al-
20 dozen Ladies' Wool Lined Kid
Mittens, fur tops, embroidered backs,
cheap at $1 per pair,
FOR THIS SALE 0.L- boc PER PUR
oO dozen Ladies' fcax:oii} Wool JLu-
plain and fancy backs, double -wrist,
black and colois, our leadei,
FOR THIS SALE 0\'L\ 23c PERP\IR
Extra hea\y and long Double Saxony
Wool Mittens, ribbed nsts, black and
colois, regular piice 40c per pair,
FOR IHI^ SALE ONL\ 3JC PEL run
One lot Ladiefe' Cashmere dlovep, 4
and b-button lengths, black and colors,
excellent qualitv, worth oOe per pair,
FOR THIS SA.IE 0\L\ 23C PEP PAIE
An entire new assortment best quality
Sewing Silk A eihng, wo\en edge both
sides, legular Joe quality,
FOR THIS S\LE O 23c PER \KD
500 lbs. German Kitting Yarn, in black,
brown, navy blue, wine, cardinal, scarlet,
drab, purple, white, etc., regulai 23c per
FOR THIS SALE O Ibc PER ^KEIX
One lot "-ilk Cord Gimp Trimming, 2
inches wide, 111 all the newest colois,
worth from 25c to 40c per yard.
FOR THIS SALE ONLY 13C PER \LI
Monday and dmingthe week, we will
place on sale the largest vanet\ of lu
Trimmings e\ ei shown b} any one house
in this city. Our assortment embraces
all widths of Lynx, Beaver, Silver Fox,
Wild Cat, Oppossum, Raccoon, Nutria,
Mink, Bear, Black Martin, Russian
Hare, Coney, etc at remarkably low
CLOAKS AND SUITS.
The great popularity of this depart
ment, and the immense volume ol busi
ness done, enables us to introduce and
maintain features attempted by no other
house in this city. Great care is taken
in the selection of all the materials and
trimmings used in the manufactuie.of
every garment offered in this depart
ment. Then, too, every garment is
critically examined ere it enters our
sales depaitment, and is not placed on
sale until pronounced perf( ct. A per
fect fit guaranteed in e\ery instance.
Many of the styles exhibit can be
found at no other house, as they are
original and exclusive with us. Ladies
visiting Minneapolis should not fail to
inspect this department of our store. It
is fitted up for the comfort and acto na
dation of all visitors, and will be found
the pleasantesi chopping parlor in the
During the past week manv new
novelties in both Ladies' and Chiidn n's
Garments have been added to our stock
which are -well \v oithy the attention o.
all intending purchasers.
Mai! Orders Receive Careful Attention