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"IT\K A. MARDEN,
Office, corner Minn, and First N. 3ts.
SKW ULM, MINNESOTA.
TTWR. C. BERRY,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
OFFICE AT THE CUT DRUG STORE.
NEW ULM, MINNESOIA.
OPP. POST OFFICENEW ULM, MINN.,
ADOLPH SEITER, PKOF'B.
This house is the most centrally located
house in the city and affords good
Attorney SD Counselor
MONEY TO LOAN.
Office over Citizen's National Bank.
NEW ULM, MINNESOTA
HEXSHEL, CHAS. ROOS
H. A. SUBILIA, JOHN BELM.
Centre Sheet, New Ulm, Minn.
We are running day and night, and oan supply
any quantity ot best brands of Flour at
regular rates on shoit notice.
We ha\e improved machinery for the grinding
of bhoi ts and fodder, having added
a stone reserved for such
Flour exchanged for wheat n very liberal
BROWN CO:' BANK,
Cor. Minn, and Centre Stieets.
NEW ULM, MINNESOTA.
Collections and all business pertaining
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.#
M. EPPLE, PROP'S.
A large supply of fresh meals, sausage,
hams, lard, etc., etc., constantly on
hand. All orders from the coun
tiy promptly attended to.
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MINN, STREET, NEW ULM, MTNN
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In connection with the paper, we have a
splendid assoitment of Jobbing Mateiial, and
we are piepared to execute all kinds of print
ing a style unsurpassed and ot moderate
GROCERIES and PROVISION'.
Canned, Dried and Green Fruit,
FLOUR AND FEED,
STONE, WOODEN WILL OW W\KE.
MINN ST., NEWULM, MINN.
C. STUEBE, Prop'r.
A large supply of fresh meats, sausage, hams
laid, etc etc constantly on hand. All orders
from the country piomptly attended to.
CASH PAID FOR HIDES.
MINN. ST., NEWULM, MINN.
MAXLF\CTL'KER AXD DEALER IN
Harness, Collars, Saddles,
Saddlery, Blankets, Whips,
etc., etc., etc.
Upholstery and all custom woik pertaining
to my business promptly attended to.
Minn St, opposite Union House,
VXL FACTURER AN DE VI,ER INr
NEW ULM CITY MILL CO.
H. CHADBOURN, C. H. ROSS,
etc., etc., etc.
Upholster}', and all custom woik pertaining
to my business piomptly attended to.
Minn. St., Next Door to Ziher's Saloon,
NEW ULM. I
St. Paul Advertisement*.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
93 W. 3d St, ST. PAUL, MINN.
ICs BRO UIEES & CUTLER,
ST PAUL, MINN
Importers and Wholesale
& BLANK BOOK
GOETZ. ADOLPH MEINEKE.
MEINECKE & CO.
Importers and Jobbers of
Toys, FancyGoodsJankee Notions
WILLOW WARE & CHILDREN'S CARRIAGES.
No. 92 HURON ST. MILWAUKEE, WIS.
FERNEKES & BRO.,
and dealers in
NUTS,GRE N FRUITS,
etc., etc., ,etc.
351 EAST WATER ST. MILWAUKEE.
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in
Cutlery, Guns and Revolvers.
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NEW ULM, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1878.
INTERESTING* CUKKENT TOPICS
The fate of the Chinese railway wil
not befall those in Japan. The latter are
three in numbe r, built by English capital
ists and engineers, with English material,
and equipped with English rolling stock,
and so veil are they liked that the
pioneer roadt he one from Yokohama to
Tokio, eighteen miles longis forthwith
to be prolonged from Tokio to Nagasaki.
This road is of narrow gauge the other
of ordinary gauge.
The Indiana Medical College decided
to exclude women from the privileges of
that institution, after having educated
several of them, and ow Senator Ed
munds appears with a report from the Ju
diciary Committee adverse to allowing
women lawyer to ^practice in the United
States Supre me Court. I the Indiana
college the vote of the faculty was close,
and is likely to be retaken. The Ed
munds report is adverse for the reason
that the admission of women is option al
with the Court itself.
San Francisco claims a population ot
308, 215, an increase since March 1, 1877.
of 7,195, This claim is based upon un
trustworthy estimates of the canvassers for
a city directory. A recent careful census
of the city of Providence, Rhode Island,
showd a loss of population of over two
thousand, while the number of families
had increased nearly five hunt red. Can
vassers for directory wou ld probably have
made this increase in the number of fam
ilies a basis for claiming an increase of
From Jan, 1,1877, up to the present
time about five hundred applications for
divorce have been instituted in the city
of St. Louis, and of these over two hun
dred and fifty have been granted. I
nearly two-thirds of the successful appli
cations no defence was offered, and wo
men were in the majority as plaintiffs.
Missouri's divorce law is very liberal,
among the adequate causes being deser
tion for a year, conviction of felony ha
bitual drunkeness, vagrancy, cruel treat
ment, and the offering of intolerable in
The people of Maine are evidently
determined that the noble moose shall
be protected from the bullets of the hun
ter, and once more become numero us in
their forests. A act of the Legislature
provides th at no person shall before the
year 1880, take kill, or destroy any moose
under a penalty of one hundred dollars
and that any person having in his pos
session, keeping, or selling any moose
meat or moose hide shall be ubjected to a
similar penalty. I and after the year
1880 moose my be hunted, but not with
dogs, between the first day of January
following, but not at any other
time, and the hunting of caribou
and deer is confined to the same period.
The Virginia Legislature has made ma
terial changes in the criminial laws of
the State. Stripes are to be inflicted for
petty larceny and minor offences oi like
character but not more than thirty-nine
stripes may be inflicted upon any victim
in one day, and not more than seventy
eight for one offence. When a female is
convicted of an offence punishable by the
lash, she may in discretion of the court,
be sentenced to confinement in jail for a
period not exceeding twelve months. The
object of these provisions appears to be
to substitute the whipping-post for short
terms of imprisonment, and thus relieve
the penitentiary from petty offenders.
Intermarriages between whites and ne
groes is made a felony, punishable by not
less than two nor more than ten* years'
John Bright "s father seems, to hav
been an extremely kindhearted millown
er. W are told th at on winter nights he
would stand at his mill gates, lantern in
hand,* giving directions to men to look
after their children (to whom he was es
pecially kind) on their ay home. His
work people were so well paid as to en
able them, if careful, to make a provison
for old age, and for those overtaken by
calamity a pension was provided.
would never give a pair of old boots to a
man in distress, but give him an order for
a new pair. A reformed drunkard, wh
averred that alcohol had caused the roots
of his hair to perish, once went to him
for a subscription for a wig. Mr. Bright
glanced over the list, and finding that the
contributors were poor people declined
to contribute unless the money was re
turned. Then he gave him a handsome
THE WORLD'S DOINGS.
Crimes, Criminals and Casualties.
The schooner W Smith, from St.
Johns for Weymouth the 23d, was wrecked,
and Captain Savory and two seamen drowned.
William Flemming, injured by the ex
plosion of the steamer Magenta, died on the
25th of March, making the fifth death. Burk
hard Constant and two boys are missing since
At Eastville, Northampton county, Vir
ginia, on the 28th ult., Sidney Pitts and A. P.
Thomas fought with pistols to settle a dispute.
Two rounds were fired by each, and as they
stood only six feet apart Pitts was killed, and
Thomas received a ball in the head from
which he will probably die.
The cashier of the Planet mills, South
Brooklyn, returning to the mills from the
bank on the 23d inst., was attacked by four
men, and robbed of $5,000 The thieves had a
horse and wagon convenient, and made good
their escape, although pursued by policemen
and some citizens.
At Waltham, Mass., on the 26th of
March, James Larkin, while intoxicated, beat
his mother senseless with a poker. Suppos
ing her to be dead he set fire to the house and
jumped into the river, but the current bore
him to the land, when he was arrested. The
fire was extinguished and his mother, though
seveiely burned, is likely to recover.
Wednesday evening the 20th, at a little
village called Gieenwich, in Connecticut, the
notorious bruiser, Tom Allen, and a man
named Jack Glenin, indulged a brutal mill
in the presence of some fifty spectators.
Thirty rounds were fi ought, the last three be
ing especially biutal, when Allen was doubled
up by a Mow, and cried "enough.'" The laws
of Connecticut impose a penalty of imprison
ment for more than five year* upeu any prin
cipals in every private fight, and of not more
than two years upon any aider, abettor, or
spectator thereof, and the local authorities
propose to see what virtue there is in the law.
Personal ana impersonal.
Gorge Roberts, president of the Hart-
ford,\Ct., carpet company, is dead.
John Ennis, of Chicago, began a walk'
at Buffalo, N. Y., on the 26th inst., of 400
miles in 128 hours.
The friends of Congressman Yance,
who mysteriously disappeared a short time
ago, have abandoned the idea of foul play and
intimate that his disappearance is voluntary
and caused by financial troubles.
A Paris dispatch says the widow of
Rossini, the celebrated musical composer, is
dead. It is understood she bequeathed the
fortune inherited from Bossini to the asylum
for aged and disabled singers.
The Secretary of the Treasury has an
nounced the appointment of the following as
government directors of the Union Pacific
railroad: Chas. J. Adams, Sr., Massachusetts
Ralph P. Buckland, Ohio G. W. Smythe,
Iowa Daniel Chadwick, Connecticut, and
C. C. Hausel, Nebraska.
The sub-committe of the House changed
with the consideration of the "p ro rata cor
troversy' between the Pacific railroads made
a report to the full committee recommending
the appointment of a Pacific railway commis
sioner to establish rules and regulations for
several Pacific roads and branches, for the
security of the interests of the public and
The United States ship Supply with
exhibits for the Paris exhibition, arrived at
Havre, Saturday, the 23d.
The Pall "River, Mass., operatives are
urging the manufacturers to reduce the
hours of labor instead of wages.
The ten mile trotting match at Bay dis
trict track, San Francisco, between Controller
and Jack Stewart, for one thousand dollars a
side, was won by Controller in 27:30.
The extensive tin and Japan ware man
ufactory of Fleming, Agnew & Co., on Third
avenue, Pittsburg, burned on the 23d inst.
Loss probably $75,000 insured for $60,000.
The police commissioners of New York
city have dissolved the policemen's athletic
club, in consequence of a disgraceful fight in
front of the club rooms. Detectives Muldoon
and Adams and Professor Miller, being par
The ft eight depot of the Mobile &
Montgomery railway, at Mobile, Ala., was
burned on the 23d inst., also ten cars and con
siderable freight. Loss $75,000, of which the
railway company's is $25,000.
The game of billiards at St. Louis, be
tween Slosson and Schaffer, is claimed to be
tne most remarkable ever played. It was
won by Slosson by a score of 600 to 522
Slosson's average 37* Schaffer's 34 4-5.
San Stefano, where the treaty between
Ruasia and Turkey was signed, is about six
miles from the old Roman wall of Constanti
nople, and is the village near which an Amer
ican, Mr. Davis, started an unsuccessful
A dynamite explosion occurred at the
the Powder river water works line, Baltimore,
on the 26th, instantly killing Michael O'-
Rourke, one of the workmen, and fatally
wounding several others, among them John
Lyon ana Patrick Galligan
The first annual bench show" of dogs,
under the auspices of the Massachusetts Ken.
nel club, opened at Boston on the 26th. About
seven hundred specimens are on exhibition,
embracing entries from all parts of the Uni-
ted States, England and Canada. There was
a large attendance of visitors.
Advices from a number of localities in
the Ohio valley and lower lake region indicate
owing to theiact that there had been no rains
the past week or more the severe cold
weather has not destroyed the fruit crop, as
was feared, at least in the Ohio valley. In the
northern portions in many instances the crop
is seriously damaged.
Judgment for half a million dollars
was entered against Albert Crosby individual
ly in the suit of the city of Chicago vs.. Crosby
and others, securities on the bond of the city
treasurer, which was entered in the county
clerk's officby default, was removed from the
files on the 29th ult. This was done on aff
adavits*of counsel for plaintiff that judgment
was entered by mistake.
A meeting of the Methodist ministers
of the Northwest was held at Chicago on the
26th of March, and a report submitted by the
management of Garrett Biblical instituteT
showing that the endowment fund comes
some $250,000 short of maintaining the insti
tution. A committee was appointed to con
sider a plan for raising the deficit and report
to a subsequent meeting.
The railroad managers and agents of
the trunk lines have adjusted their differe
ences, completed their apportionment of
freight and constituted grain as a special class
of freight, fixing rates on the basis of twenty
five cents from Chicago to New York, and re
taining the rate of thirty cents for fourth
class freight. The nominal rate of grain has
hitherto been thirty cents.
The Wabash railway company on the
1st of April inaugurated the new line of sleep
ing cars between St. Louis and Boston, for
some time contemplated by this company.
This is the longest line of through sleeping
cars iD the world. The first car eastward,
leaves St. Louis at 6:40 P. M., and the western
leaves Boston at 3 p. M. The time between
these points will be less than forty-three hours
A Vienna correspondent say s: The full
text of the treaty of San Stefano, has renewed
a strong anti-Russian feeling. There is no
difference of opinion about the real meaning
of the treaty. It is .not Russian prepondence
but Russian rule in European Turkey and i
is just because, such alteration as would re
move this feature would entirely destroy the
treaty that less confidence is felt in the
efficacy of the congress since the pubheation.
While Count Andrassy will demand revision
of the entire treaty, he will decline to do so in
combination with England, because their in
terest is not identical.
The postmaster general has issued an
order amending the regulation of the depart
ment governing the transmission of printed
matter, whicTi is very important in its bear
ings, inasmuch as it over-rules the long es
tablished practice in the department. Here
tofore nothing but a business card was per
mitted upon a wrapper of printed matter.
The postmaster general now has given in
structions that any matter, the imprint of
which may be transmitted within the in
closure, may also be trausmitted at the same
rate, if printed on the wrapper or envelope.
This includes business cards and directions for
returning any printed matter on the outside
of the wrapper or envelope. Postmasters
however, are instructed not to regard re
quests for the return of such matter, unless
stamps to pay return postage are deposited.
A report has been submitt ed to the
House committee on banking and currency
by the sub-committee contesting of Chitten
den and Ewing which recently visited New
York for the purpose of ascertaining the pres
ent condition of the sub-treasury in that city
with regard to the amount of gold held there
belonging ta the United States government
and to others, and withthe view of conferring
with certain financial gentlemen regarding
the practicability of the proposed resumption
of specie payments on January 1st next. The
following are the substantial points of the re
port. The bankers were of opinion that re
sumption at the earliest possible moment was
not only consistent with the public welfare,
but was of the greatest importance to the
best prosperity of the country. Also that
resumption on the fii st of January, 1879, might
be made practical and safe if adequate meas
ures should be adopted but all who express
ed themselves on the subject were agreed that
the plans of the secretary of the treasury were
inadequate, and that if he should make an
attempt to resnme on the first of January, un
der such circumstances as are likely to exist
at that time,the attempt would most probably
fail. They were of opinion that the remone
tization of silver had seriously interfered with
the probabilities of resumption at the time
Milwaukee Produce Market.
GRAINWheat opened excited and %o
higher No. 1 hard $1.13 No. 1 $1.13 No.
2 $1.08% March $1.07K April $1.07^ May
$1.07% No. 3 $1.00. Corn, lower No. 2 41}c.
Oats, Rteady and firm No. 2 25c. Rye, Bteady
No. 1 55c. Barley, strong No. 2 56c.
PROVISIONSInactive, but firmer mess
pork steady at $9.25. Lard, prime steam
Chicago Produce Market.
GRAINWheat, active, firm and higher No.
2 Chicago gilt edge $1.03^5 regular $1.05%
cash $1.06 April $1.06 May No.3 Chicago
$1.01 rejected 85c. Corn, steady and in fair
demand at41%c cash 41%@4lXc April 42&c
May 41J^c June. Oats, steady and firm at
23M cash 23%@23%c April 26%c May. Rye,
firmer at 55%c. Barley, steady and in fair de
mand at 45%c.
PROVISIONSPork, fairly active and shade
higher $email@example.com cash and April $9.40@
9.42^ May $firstname.lastname@example.org June. Lard, steady
and firm $7.12^ cash $email@example.com April
$firstname.lastname@example.orgK May $email@example.com June. Bulk
meats, firmer shoulders 3Jc bulk short rib
5c bulk short clear 5Jc f~