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H. BEATJL1EU, Publisher,
est word coined at Harvard.
HE charity ball was a great charity
for dressmakers, is the pertinent com
ment of a Chicago, paper.
Modern spiritualism had its birth in
the spirit rappings of the Fox sisters,of
Hyderville, N. Y. in 1848.
temerity to pronounce the prevailing
fashion of society ladies dress as the
low-and-behold style.
LOWELL, Mass., has 28,517males and
35,590 females, showing the largest per
cent, of females over the male popula
tion of any city of the country.
over to
A CAMBRIDGE man wen.4
Pawtucket, R. I., intending to kiss
every woman he met. There was no
delay in pronouncing him insane.
THE first creche, or day nursery for
children, was established in Paris in
1844 the first in London in 1863, and in
the United States about ten years ago.
THE Poet Longfellow paid several
visits to Europe, his first one extend
ing from 1826 to 1830, the second cover
ing the years 1835-6, and the last 1868-
MR. HOPKINS, of Atlanta, has a Jer
sey which in 1885 produced 900 pounds
of butter. In six months she gave
8,724 pounds of milk. The cow is of
pure Dauncey blood.
HE wife of a Kansas man has worn
the same bonnet for twenty-five years,
a fact to which her husband points with
pride, but in what manner that wife
points to the husband is not described.
MRS. DANIEL MOSER, died at Shanes-
ville, Pa., from apoplexy. She was
eighty-five years of age, had not a
gray hair, had never taken a drop of
medicine or been sick for a day of her
FOURTEEN hundred and thirty seven
women voted in Boston for school of
ficers in 1881 and in 1885 the number
was increased to 3225, but even in the
birth-place of woman suffrage the ma
jority do not care to vote.
IN 1880 the population of Kansas was
996,096, and its three largest cities were
Leavensworth, population 16,546, To
peka 15,452, Atchinson 15,105. Now
Kansas city has more inhabitants than
the three combined, its population ex
ceeding 100,000.
SAM JONES told the Chicago people
that the fiddle is the grandest instru
ment man has ever constructed, but it
had been stolen by the devil, and he
exclaimed, "Let us get it back," evi
dently conceiving that a Chicago man
was the proper person to send after
A French cook in a New York hotel
for melancholia reasons appointed his
own time to die. He attached a small
rubber hose to the gas burner and took
the other end in his mouth, turned on
the gas, and the funeral came off as in
tended. It was all easily and quickly
HE decision of the Indiana Supreme
Court, upholding the right of the Legis
lature to control telephone rates, calls
out from Mr. Edison the comment that
if such laws become universal there
will be no occasion for the Patent
Office, as capitalists will not take hold
of inventions. Declaring the doctrine
fatal to progress, Edison predicts that
the United States Supreme Court will
pronounce the Indiana law unconstitu
THE elephant Jumbo has passed
from the taxidermist stuffed and mount
ed. He stands upon a pedestal twelve
feet long, and his insides are entirely
of oak timbers bolted together. Rods
of iron take the place of bones, the
tusks are screwed on and the eyes of
glass are of natural size and color.
He was only twenty-four years of age
when he was fatally injured, and might
have lived to be two hundred but for
that accident.
MARION COUNTY, Illinois, presents a
striking illustration of the present
jury system. About two years ago,
a grocery was burglarized at Alma,
and a few peanuts and a small piece
of cheese stolen. John Halbert has
been put on trial before five juries for
the deed, and the juries have resolute
ly and unanimously disagreed. The
people who pay the expense of main
taining courtsthe tax payersare
getting tired of this form of jury
work, and incline to the view that the
system is a delusion and a snare, to
say the least.
The drivers and conductors of the Dry
Dock surface railroad in New York city
have struck for a reduction of hours in
their work. An attempt was made by the
police to run a cat about noon on the 4th, but
the strikers so blockaded the track with wag
ons, coal carts, other cars, etc* that though
there" were 600 policemen the attempt
failed. In the afternoon the police force was
augmented and a desperate fight waged
with the men. At some points 5,000 men
wild riot ensued, the police
aving us then clubs freely. All Kinds
of barricades were built on the tracks and
merchants closed their stores and put up
their iron shutters while the contest was
in progress. The police finally succeeded
in running one car over the track but it
took all the afternoon and desperate
fighting to do it.
A general strike has been ordered on the
Gould system of railroads in the southwest.
The trouble grows out of the discharge of
A Hall, foreman of the woodworkers of
the Texas Pacific car bhops at Marshall.
He attended an assembly of the Knights of
Labor in Feb. and was absent four days.
On his return he was discharged and now
8,000 men are on a strike demanding his re
installment and if the demand is not grant
ed 10,000 men are likely to join the strikers.
Glen. A. H. Terry has been appointed
Major General by the President to fill the
place made vacant by the death of Gen.
Hancock. Gen. Terry has, for over thir
teen years been in command of the De
partment of Dakota with headquarters
most of the time at St. Paul, but the last
few years at Fort Snelling. His promo
tion does not, necessarily give him the com
mand held bythe late Gen. Hancock, and
it is thought he may be sent to the Pacific
The president on the 4th, nominated
James C. Mathews of New York, recorder
of deeds inthe District of Columbia, vice
Fred Douglass, resigned by request.
Douglass wrote to uhe president thanking
him for allowing him to choose the time
and manner of retirement from office.
An elaborate bill has been prepared for
presentation in congress by the California
state viticultural commissioner and the
National Vine Growers' association, which
imposes severe penalties for wrongfully
marking packages of wines exempt from
The extensive oat meal mills of Ferd
inand Schumacker of Akron, Ohio were
burned on the 6th involving a loss of nearly
a million dollars. They were the largest
oat meal mills in the country. In view of
labor troubles he says he will not rebuild.
Wm. Heath, the prominent Wall St.
broker in New York who failed last Octo
ber and was sent to jail by Morisini,
Mould's partner, is dead. He was released
after a snort imprisonment but he never re
covered the shock.
New York city was the scene of another
riot on the 6th inst. This time it was the
Twenty third Street line of street cars. It
took between seven and eight hundred po
licemen to run one car over the track.
Mrs. Hancock has been confined to her
bed with nervous prostration since the
funeral of her husband, and it will be
some weeks before she will thoroughly
gain her strength.
On the 1st in*t., the Senate rejected the
nominations of Chase, collector of inter
nal revenue at Portland, and Pillsbury,
collector of internal revenue at Boston.
The majority of the Senate committee
will report back the house Fitz John
Porter bill without amendment. Senator
Logan will make a minority report.
The new recorder of deeds in the district
of Columbia, who succeeds Fred Douglass
is a colored man from Albany N. Y. The
place is worth $5,000 per year.
The house committee on commerce by a
vote of 9 to 4 has agreed to report the
Reagan inter-State commerce bill favor
The wife of Senator Joseph R. Hawley of
Connecticut, died of pneumonia in Wash
ington on the 3d, after a week's illness.
A strike for higher wages is in progress
at the Studebaker wagon works at South
Bend, Ind.
SENATE, March 1Mr. Pugh, repre
senting the minority of the committee on
the judiciary, submitted the views of the
minority on the resolution referred to that
committee concerning the office of the dis
trict attorney for the southern district of
Alabama, lh next business was the mes
sage of the presideat denying the right of
the Senate to demand the reasons for sus
pending officials This is reported elsewhere
in the columns and on the conclusion of
that the Senate went into executive session.
HOUSE, March 1This was the usual Mon
day bill day, and the usual avalanche was
introduced among them the following: By
Mr. Neal, to repeal the internal revenue
laws. By Mr. Butterworth, to create a de
partment of industry and a bureau of labor*
By Mr. Hewitt, to admit free of duty lum
ber, salt, coke, coal and iron ore produced
or mined in the Dominion of Canada. Mri
Brown (Pa.) asked unanimous consent to
have uprmted in the Record a memorial,
signed by J. P. Brigham and others, asking
for the impeachment of Daniel Manning,
secretary of the treasury, for high crimes
and misdemeanors in the execution of the
silver law. An objection carried this
over. After an ineffectual effort to
suspend the rules and pass the Mex
ican pension bill the House adjourned.
SENATE March 2Mr. Van Wyck, from
the committee on pensions, reported, with
an amendment, the house bill to increase
the pension of widows and dependent rela
tives of deceased soldiers and sailors. The
amendment provided for the increase of
the pension of minor children from $2 a
month, the amount fixed by the house, to $4
a month. As usual, the educational bill oc
cupied the remainder of the session. It is
useless to look for the transaction of any
business by the Senate until that bill is dis
posed of.
HOUSE, March 2 Mr. Morrill from the
committee on pensions, reported a bill ex
tending until July 1,1888, the time within
which applications for arrears of pensions
may be filed, extending the provisions of
the arrears act to special pensioners, and
providing that in applications, the person
on whose account the pension is claimed,
shall be presumed prima facie tohave been
sound and free from disease at the data of
entering the .service The House went into
committee of the whole on the general pen
sion appropriation bill and debated it the
entire session. Mr. Butterworth of /Ohio,
sharply criticised Commissioner Black in
his speech.
SENATE, March 3Mr. Riddleberger of
fered a resolution which was adopted, re
quiring the senators toreport to the Secre
tary of the Senate the names of their pri
vate secretaries. He claimed that Capt.
Eads was working lobbyists into the Senate
under the disguise of private secretaries.
In the interminable debate on the educa
tional bill which followed, Mr. Edmunds
secured an amendment requiring, where
there were separate schools for white and
colored, that the money should be divided
pro rata according to the proposition of
scholars in each. An amendment to delay
the taking effect of the bill until two thirds
of the states approved it was voted down.
HOUSE, March 3The session to-day was
r^w ^y^^ra^
aaBaaalBBaaaiaaii devoted to a political debate on the
appropriation bill. It was all
abate no action of any description
was taken. Following the debate the
house adjourned.
SENATE, March 4Mr. Sewell, from the
committee on military affairs, reported fa
vorably the house bill for the relief of Gen.
Fitz John Porter, with a report giving the
views of a majority of the committee. Mr.
Sewell added that Mr. Logan would later
submit the report of the minority. Educa
tional bill. Adjourned.
HOUSE, March 4The speaker announced
the special committee to investigate the
facts concerning the ownership of Pan
Electric stock by certain public officers, as
follows: Boyle,Oates,Eden,Hall,Hale,Ran-
nock, Millard, Hanback ana Moffatt. The
Persian appropriation bill was the occasion
of another sharp political debate. No one
seemed to be opposed to the bill itself as it
by 241 yeas to one nay cast by Mr.
ennett of North Carolina.
SENATE, March 5The educational bill
finally passed by 36 yeas to 11 nays It pro
vides that for eight years after its passage
there shall be annually appropriated from
the treasury the following sums in aid of
common school education in the states, ter
ritories, District of Columbia and Alaska:
The first year, 87,000,000 the second, $10,-
000,000 the third, $15,000,000 the fourth,
$13 000,000 the fifth, $11,000,000 the sixth,
$9,000,000 the seventh, $7,000,000, and the
eighth, $5,000,000, making $77,000,000, be
sides which there is a special appropriation
of $2,000,000 to aid in the erection of school
houses in sparsely settled districts, making
the total fui.d $79,000,000. The money is
to the several states and territories
the proportion which the-whole number
of persons in each who, being the age of ten
years and over, cannot write, bears
to the whole number of such persons in
the United States, according to the
census of 1880, until the census figures of
1890 shall be obtained, and then according
to the latter figures. In states having sepa
rate schools for white and colored children,
the money shall be paid out in such propor
tion assuch white and colored children be
tween ten and twenty-one years old in such
state bear to each other by the census. Ad
journed until Monday.
HOUSE March 5The urgent deficiency bill
was passed after a hot debate with only 20
nays. It appropriates $634,452. At the
evening session fifty pension bills were
SENATE, March 6~Not in session.
HOUSE, March 6The entire day was de
voted to discussing the silver question.
Ten speeches were made, one being against
and five for free coinage of silver.
A laboring man in the gallery of the
Paris bourse on the 5th threw a bottle con
taining an explosive liquid down among
the brokers on the floor, and with his re
volver fired three times in the same direc
tion, shouting ''Vive anarchie!" The
bottle did not explode One of the bullets
slightly wounded a man. The disturber
was arrested. The name of the prisoner is
Petrovich. He said he long intended to
blow up the bourse. He failed to mix the
explosives properly, so he decided to use a
revolver. He is believed to be insane.
Queen Victoria has been persuaded to
modify her determination to remain in re
tirement. She has promised to be present
at the laying of the corner stone of the
new college of physicians, the driving of
the first pile of the new Cowes bridge and
the opening of the colonial exhibition. Her
majesty, however, decisively declined to
hold court at Buckingham palace, even for
a short period in the spring.
Servia has formally notified the porte of
her intention todisarm. France has post
poned giving her adherence to the Turco
Bulganan agreement, appointing Prince
Alexander ruler of Eastern "Roumella, un
til the question of customs duties in
Roumelia shall be settled.
Eight men convicted of taking prominent
part in the recent riots in London have been
sentenced at the Middlesex sessions. All
were condemned to penal servitude for
terms ranging from one to five years.
The February reports of the agricultural
department show the condition of all live
stock in Dakota to be above the average.
Horses are becoming acclimated. The in
crease in numbers over last year is 33 per
cent The increase in milch cows is large
and evenly distributed over the territory
The creamery business has stimulated the
dairy interests The increase in cows equals
about 60 per cent. The sheep industry is
not in a very satisfactory condition. The
increase of swine is fair Cholera has caused
a loss in some counties. JValues of live
stock have depreciated since one year ago.
Judge McConnel cleared his term of
court at Wahpeton D. T. on the 6th and
sentenced prisoners as follows: Oscar
Schoenamann was sentenced to three years.
Patrick Murphy pleaded guilty to buiglary
in the third degree and received six
montns. Paul and Herman Dill pleaded
guilty to being accesories to the murder of
August Dill and were sent to Bismarck for
three years. Julius Ebel, who at the last
term of court was found guilty of murder,
was indicted on the same charge as the Dill
boys, and got off with four years.
The long pending suit between the
Northern Pacific and St. Paul & Manitoba
railroads, as to priority of grant for some
500,000 acres of land near Glyndon, Minn.,
where the two roads cross, was decided
the 3d in the S. circuit court at St
Paul, in favor of the Northern Pacific com
pany. The value of the land involved is
At the city election in Chippewa Falls',
Wis, H. C. McRee (Rep) was elected
mayor over J. A. Taylor (Dem) by 110
majority. The rest of the ticket is
DemocraticC. T. Ragan, eity clerk W.
H. Stoddard, treasurer M. Hogan,
assessor. The council stands ten Republi
cans to six Democrats.
Joseph T. McKee a merchant at Woon
bridge, D. T., and probate judge of the
county has been arrested and taken to
Chicago on the charge of obtaining goods
under false pretenses. Decker & Co.,
dry goods merchants are the complaining
H. S. Small was elected mayor of Braip
erd, Minn., over C. B. Sleeper, on the 2nd
ult, by 200 majority. Small was elected on
a $200 liquor license platform. Sleeper
favored lower license.
Twenty thousand moroid curiosity seek
ers viewed the remains of Rich and wife at
St. Paul on the 2nd. Rich shot his wife and
killed himself on the evening of the 27th of
The annual meeting of the Wisconsin
conference of Charities and Corrections,
is in session this week at Madison.
Geo. H. Paul and Thomas B. Coon, post
masters at Milwaukee and Kilbfiurn City,
Wis., have been confirmed.
Senator McMillan has introduced a bill
appropriating $20,000 for a model Indian
farm in Northern Minnesota.
A well known citizen of Lancaster, Pa.,
Mr. L. B. Keifer, writes: Having a sprained
leg of almost thirty days' standing, and
after trying half a dozen advertised prepar
ations in the market without satisfactory
results, I was advised to try Salvation Oil,'
did so, and in less than three days my
leg was ail right again. It did the work.
Three Days' Delegate Convention at
A three days' delegate convention of
the farmers of the Fifth Congressional
district was held at Moorhead, March
8, 4 and 5, being called by the Clay
County Farmers Alliance, for the pur
pose of discussing railroad and ware
house laws, the agricultural college and
the tariff. The first day's proceed
ings were preliminary to the work of
the convention, with M. S. Converse of
Becker county in the chair, and Lyman
Loring of Clay county secretary. The
following committee on resolutions was
Charles Canning, Norman H. G.
Stordock, Wilkin P. S. Olson, Nor
man A. M. Burdick, Clay E. M.
Jelem, Beoker T. H. Barnett, Grant,
and E. N. Bradish, Polk.
The second day opened with a large
attendance and was devoted to discuss,
ing freights and grades, the proceed
ings being animated and interesting
throughout. Messrs. Baker, MurdocK
and Becker of the State railroad com
mission were present.
Mr. Loring stated that the principal
grievance of the farmer was the high
freight rate charges by the railroads to
transport the great staple product of
that region of country to the markets
at Duluth and Minneapolis. The farm
ers were not disposed to regard the
railroads as their enemies, but rather,
as their partners, and the oomplaint
was that the railroads got too large a
share of the profits. The people had
the right, under the decisions of the
Supreme court and rules of the rail
road commissioners to make laws to
regulate freight charges.
Gen. Baker, speaking for the State
railroad commissioners, said they
were in full harmony with the produc
ing classes, and while doing justice to
all, should give the most liberal inter
pretation tolaws favoring their interest.
The operation of the railroad law was
even better than had been anticipated
and it was believed to be the best rail
road law possessed by any state, and a
freat point bad been gained
securing an open market
and free shipment. All the roads had
complied with section 15 (requiring
R. R's. to allow warehouses built) ex
cept the Milwaukee and they must do
so or suit would follow. Section 16,
requiringjroads to furnish cars, all faith
fully complied with. Under section
20, on the Manitoba road, the Com
missioner has found a number of dis
criminations, from half a cent to two
cents against towns on that line. Mr.
Hill had promised that all such dis
criminations should be swept away,
and he was now East conferring
with the directors on that mat
ter. The Manitoba is not only
paying all fixed operating expenses,
but also 6 or 7 per cent on bonds
and 6 or 7 per cent, on stock it made
in 1884 a surplus of $600,000 and in
1886 a surplus of $1,050,000. The
Commissioners deem the rates of this
road unreasonable and think they have
the power to say so. The- Commis-
sioners believed the time had come
when passenger rates should be re
duced to three cents a mile. The
same as in Illinois, Iowa ano
Wisconsin, and Minnesota has more
miles of road than Wisconsin.
Messrs. Loring, Torgerson, Mattson,
Canning and Donaldson were appointed
a committee to submit questions to the
Commissioners to be answered in writ
The morning session was devoted to
the consideration and discussion of the
series of resolutions, which after the
debate were adopted as follows:
Resolved, That the farmers of the
Fifth congressional district, after due
deliberation and investigation, find that
the railroad rates are unjust, excessive and
extortionate that all our petitions for
relief have been met with fair promises,
only to be broken, as experience proves
therefore we requost a reduction of 83
per cent, and if not granted in thirty
days we demand our honorable board of
railroad and warehouse commissioners to
fix rates.
Resolved, That we recommend the
farmers of the Northwest to build fiat
warehouses, and ship their wheat only to
those houses that comply with the
warehouse laws at terminal points.
Resolved, That we instruct our represen
tatives in congress and senators to support
a bill reported by the senate committee on
inter-state commerce for the regulation and
control of railroads by the federal govern
Resolved, That we recognize in the Farm
ers' Alliance of Minnesota an active, ener
getic and powerful organization for the
overthrow of monopoly, and we thank them
for the full, clear and fearless declaration
of principles adopted at the annual conven
tion, and we hereby recommend the alli
ance to the farmers of the state for their
earnest financial and personal support.
The concluding session of the con
vention in the afternoon was occupied
with addresses by O. C. Gregg of
Lyons county upon Institute Work, C.
L. Smith of Hennepin eounty upon
Better Farming, and by Mr. Hodges
the state lecturer of the Farmers
Storm Seared Miners.
The Aspen Times relates that during
the great storm of last week two miners
started to ascend one of the neighbor
ing mountains. They made the trip
on Norwegian snowshoes, on which
they worked their way up a narrow
gulch leading to their property. As
they journeyed on one of them got to
be some 200 yards in advance of the
other, and it was while this distance
separated them that the leader, by an
unhappy step, overturned a top-heavy
mass of snow and started a dreadfu
slide. He seized hold of a convenient
tree and called to his companion to
"lookout." The tree was small and
bent over under the weight of moving
snow. He let go and started with the
slide. The long shoes by this time
were firmly anchored in the moving
mass, and he was hurried along with
no power to stop himself by seizing the
trees which he passed. Fortunately he
was on the tail end of the avalanche,
and thus rode it in safety, with nothing
coming behind to cover him up. When
he found that he had thus to be an un
willing passenger upon the terrible
train he looked ahead to see what had
become of his partner. The latter, up
on seeing that there was no escape on
either side, turned heels to the roaring
mass, and started on a life-and-death
run right down the gulch. Then fol
lowed a wild and thrilling chase. The
man who was anchored on top of the
snow yelled at the man in front to run,
while he who was pursued strained
every muscle to keep out of the jaws of
the death that was close at his heels.
The race was kept up for more than a
mile, and during the entire distance the
fellow who was on top kept yelling,
"Run, yourun," and the hair of the
fellow who was running held his hat
poised four inches from his head while
he headod for the valley. Often the
rolling snow struck the heels of his
shoes, but it did not quite get him.
More quickly that it takes to tell it the
hunted man dashed out into the valley,
and what he thought was safety. The
valley, however, was more dangerous
than the mountain, as an unseen gulch
crossed it, into which the hunted man
fell. Providence, though was kind to
him, for the slide had spent its force,
and the snow piled up on the bank
over which he had fallen.
When the two were able to look
around, one was lying at the bottom of
the gulch, while the other was seated
upon the crest of the snow bank that
looked over its edge.
A Community of Lunatic*.
The celebrated Belgian colony of the
insane at Gheel has nothing in its ex
ternal appearance suggestive of the
ordinary lunatic asylum its inhabi
tants give no superficial indications
that a large proportion of them are
madman. If one would conceive what
Gheel is, he must imagine a tow of
five or six thousand souls, in no way
different from other towns of like im
portance, surrounded by a number of
hamlets containing altogether, perhaps,
about as many more inhabitants.
These people have been, from a very
remote period, in the h^bit of taking
insane persons to board in their houses.
The lunatics live in constant contact
with the family of their host. They
share in their labors and their pleas
ures if so inclined and their means per
mit it. They come and go, in the en
joyment of an almost absolute liberty.
It has, however, been found necessary
for the good of the patients and of the
settled population to organize admin
istrative and medical services, in
order to prevent dangerous and im
proper persons from being sent to the
colony, and for the care of the mental
and physical affections of the patients,
and for securing to them proper ac
comodation and treatment and an in
firmary has been established for those
who need medical care. But the ad
ministration makes very little show.
The whole of Gheel district is an asy
lum and the streets and the surround
ing country are the promenade of the
lunaticPopular Science Monthly for
The "old reliable"Dr. Sage's Catarrh
Antiquity of Whiskey.
There is pretty good evidence for
supposing that no less a person than
Osiris, the great god of Egypt, was
the first distiller of whiskey on record
for the Egyptians had, from time al
most immemorial, adistillation'or brew
age from barley, called by the Greeks
barley-wine, not inferior, they say, in
flavor, and superior in strength to wine.
Allusion is made to this liquor in sev
eral passages of ancient writers. The
poor people of Egypt drank it instead
of wine, and were wont to intoxicate
themselves with it, just as our poorer
people do with whisKey. It seems also
to have been no stronger to the He
brews, for reference is certainly made
to it in the Old Testament, under the
name of strong drink," stronger than
wine, and resorted to by determined
drinkers for the sake of inebriation.
Among the Celtae in Spain and
France is seems to have been common
as a substitute for wine. Polybius
speaks of a certain Celtic king of part
of Iberia or Spain who affected great
Court pomp, and had in the middle of
his hall golden and silver bowls foil of
this barley wine, of which his guests
and courtiers sipped or quaffed at their
pleasure, a custom which, it is said,
for many a century prevailed among
his Celtic descendents, the reguli chiefs
of our Scottish Highlands.
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WHEATNo. 1 hard. 86 bid
May 92c, bid, No. I Northern, 84c
bid No. 2 Northern, 78c bid.
FlourPatent, $5.00@5.25 straights
$4.50@4.75 bakers', $425@4.50 asked rye
Corn No. 2, 33c ashed. May, 35" bid.
Oats No. 2 mixed, 29c. bid, 90c asMea
No. 2 white, 30c. bid.
Barley No. 2, 55c. bid.
Rye No. 2, 48c. bid,
Flax Seed495.
Baled hay, $6.50 asked timothy $9.50.
Dressed beef, choice steers 7$fe, T%.
veal, 7 8 c.
Butter, extra 25c. bid.
Cheese, 9 lie.
Eggs, extra 16@18c. asked.
Potatoes, 65c per bushel bid.
Live StockSales of steers ranged $2.50.
@$3.00 per 100 lbs. Sheep sold at
$3.60 per 100. Hogs $3.60.
WHEAT.No. 1 hard cash, 87c. bid for
February May. 91c No. 1 Northern, cash,
83: No. 2 Northern, 78c bid.
FLOTTBPatents in sacks held at
$4.70 @4.90. In barrels, $4.85@5.10 $5.50
@5.70 delivered at New England points
$5.40@5.70 delivered New York and Penn
sylvania points bakers' $4.00@4.80
Wheat, March 80%, May 8W5.
Corn, March 37% May, 40&C.
Oats, cash 29Uc May 32k.
Flax seed No 1, tl.OSk.
Pork, cash, $10.35@10.37}$ May $10.45
Live Stock, Cattle $3.90@4.35: Hogs
f4 20@4.45: Sheep, $2.50@8.50.
WHSATCash, S6 May 92g No.|
Northern, cash, 84c.
WHBATCash 81Mc Mey. 85e.
Jfree from Opiates, Emetic* and fofseit.
A* Draooisra AMD Buun.
Rheumatism, Neuralgia,
Baekaeke, Headache, TtkaeS%
Steers on the Rampage.
An accident containing some fanny
features occurred in the big tunnel at
Summit, on the Northwestern road.
Sunday night. As a train loaded with
Montana cattle entered the tunnel
from the north, a door to one of the
cars accidentally slid back. Several
fiery steers immediately jumped out,
and with elevated tails dashed ahead
of the slowly moving locomotive and
soon were hidden in the dense dark
ness of the tunnel. One steer ran back
and took to the woods. The train was
quickly stopped and the train men de
sertecftheir post in a frantic endeavor
to corral the fractious fugitive. Think
ing the animals in the tunnel were suf
ficiently well caged, they all started
for the steer in the bushes. After a
lively chase they finally lassoed this
creature and tethered him to a tree.
They then returned to the tunnel, and,
procuring a hand car, sallied in after
the other steers. When they had pro
ceeded in some distance they were
charged upon by the bellowing crea
tures, who mistook a colored
lantern on the car for the ha
ted red rag. The men clambered into
the niches of the walls, and for a time
played the statue act, while the semi
wild animals gored the innocent lan
tern. The steers held the fort for an
hour or so, but the men, urged to des
peration through fear that another
train might come bowling into the tun
nel from the opposite direction at any
moment, finally descended from their
perches, and, after a long struggle in
the darkness, succeeded in capturing
the citadel. The whole train force
worked valiantly for about three hours,
and at the end of that time were able
to move the train southward and clear
the road. All the steers were recovered,
the men being so thoughtful even as
to go back into the woods and bring
out the beast which had been tethered
A. large number of dudes collected at an
exposed corner last Sabbath, where the
wind was high, and caught colds Each
little darling was speedily cured by Dr.
Ball's Cough Syrup.
The common people are becoming
more and more refined year after year.
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