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NEW ULM AND YICINITY
Wednesday, October 9th, 1878.
brnoke Bobleter's iavorite.
bee ball aclveitiseraent in another
The Redwood Gazzette says that
their county lair was a success.
Smoke Bobletei's favorite. Best 5
cent cigai the city.
What about those .street lamps? Have
our City Fathers abaudoned the pio
A splendid litie of bird cages and
diuggist bundriesjust leeeivedby Jos.
Remember the proceeds of next
Sunday evening's ball go to yellow le
Prairie fires are raging all along the
line ot the lailroad west of here, and
we hear that live bridges were de
ployed last week west ot Gary.
Duck hunting is now all the go
among sportsmen. Besides our own
hunters two parties of Chicagoans are
this vicinity, and the poor, innocent
fowls* aie being slaughteied by the
We would call the attention of onr
readeis to the new advertisement of
11. Weriing. ot Golden Gate, which ap
peals another column. Mi\ Weriing
iias a very nice stock, and it is said
that his prices compare favorably with
.sleepy Eye or New Ulm.
Riesling, Keller & Co. will purchase
uext week, Monday, Tuesday and Wed
nesday, 5.0U0 bushels ot Early Rose
potatoes, at 2U cents per bushel. This
will be an opportunity tor our farmers
to market their large crop ot potatoes
The Republicans of Renville county
have nominated O. S. Reishus tor re
piesentative, William Baade for shei
llt, J. S. Giles for clerk of the court,
fail Monk lor register of deeds, 8. R.
Miller tor county attorney and Dr. h\
L. Putter for coi oner. The ticket is
contideie a good one.
OYSTEES Louis Felkel, in basement
of Kieshng's block, is daily receipt
ot tiesh oysteis. lie has handsomely
caipeted and fitted up a neat little
loom adjoining his billiard hall, and is
now piepaied to seive stewed, fried or
law oysters on a few minutes notice.
Mi. Aug. Westphal having received
the Gieenback nomination tor Judge
ot Piobate wishes it distinctly under
stood that hts is a candidate foi the
position at the coming election. Mr.
Westphal is the piesent incumbent of
the oilice, and no doubt will give his
two competitors the best shot in his
Piogiess Lodge No. 28, A. 0. U. W.,
of this city, h-vve airanged a ball for
next Sunday evening, at Turner Hall,
tor the benefit ot the sorrily afflicted
people ot the South. The object in
view is certainly a woithy one, and
the lodge could'nt celebrate their first
anmveisary more appropriately.
MARRIEDIn this city, Tuesday,
Oct, 8, 1878, Christian Seifert, ot Le
Sueur, to Miss Katharine Eckstein, of
Sigel. The wedding was solemnized
at Tiinity chuieh, Rev. Alex. Beig
hold officiating. The guests afterwards
assembled at the residence of Joseph
Vifeit. in Milfoid. where a substan
tial repast was served. The happy
oo ui will depart for Le Sueur, their
futuie home, to-morrow morning.
It is with pain that we record the
deatli o John Franta. of West New
ton, which occured last Saturday at 2
p. m. He was taken sick with infla
ination of the bowels about two weeks
ago, but a few days before his death,
it was thought that all danger had be^n
passed and that he would I ecover. He
leaves awiteand seven children to
mourn his untimely death.
The Lafayette correspondent of the
St. Petei Tribune, under date of Sept
28th, says: "A special town meeting
AV as held in this town to-day and $150
voted to aid the city of New Ulm in
the consti uction of the pontoon bridge
across the Minnesota liver, provided
the bridge is kept free from toll at
night as well as in day time."
Our city fathers should order the
shingle "free from 6 to 7 o'clock
torn down at once, and declare it
tree at all hours.
Rock Bethunne, a French Canadian.
better known as "Little Rock," one of
the defenders of Fort* Ridgely when
threatened by the Sioux in 1862, and
afterwards a member of Capt. Davy's
company of the 1st Minnesota mounted
rangeis.and 2d cavalry, was killed in
Montana, about Sept. 1, in an enconnt
er with the hostile Bannocks. At the
time of his death he was employed by
Gen. Miles as a scout.
The "All those that belong to no par
ty" caucus which was held at Arbeiter
Hall last Friday evening was very
largely made up of Democrats and Re.
publicans, who had been dimmed up by
the various candidates for sheriff.
The Manderfeld forces were marshaled
under the leadership of a Bourbon
Democrat, and the Triedmann fovces
under a Greenbacker. Aug. Westphal
called the caucus to order, and. on mo
tion, was elected chairman of the cau
cus, and E. G. Pahl. secretary. H.
Rudolphi and Th. Montgomery were
elected tellers, and a ballot resulted in
the choice of Manderfeld delegates by
a vote of 84 to 36.
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Independent County Convention
The Independent county convention
convened at the Court House in
this city last Saturday was called to
order by John Manderfeld, chairman
of the county committee. On motion
Henry Behnke was elected chairman
and E. G. Pahl secretary of the con
On motion the chairman appointed
J. J. Ray, Fran Kennedy, E. G. Pahl,
Wm. Skinner and Rasmus Rasmusen a
committee on credentials. As it was
understood that there were two sets of
delegates present from the towns of
Bashaw and Stark, the convention
took an adjournment for half an hour,
during which time Mike Dinneen, one
of the contesting delegates from the
town of Stark, entertained the com
mittee and those present with an amus
ing speech in which he pressed his
claims as the properly elected delegate.
At the expiration of the half hour
the convention was again called to
order and the committe on credentials
reported the following named gentle
men entitled to seats in the connention:
BURNSTOWNJ. J. Ray, Gustave
COTTONWOODNic. Gulden, John
EDENJ. Hartwick, Ad. Howe.
LEAVENWORTHNelson Ladd, Wm.
LINDENRasmus Rasmusen, Ras
MULLIGANMartin Hose, E. J. Col
IL FORDWilliam Skinner, Christ.
NEW ULMJacob Brust, Jacob Nix,
H. Behnke, E. G. Pahl.
NORTH STARThomas Brophy.
HOMEF. Kennedy, F. Koehne, W.
SIGELCarl Forster, Anton Mander
The report of the committee was
adopted. The question upon the ad
mission of MikeDinneen from the town
of Stark, to the exclusion of DP. Hum
phry and James Fitzgerald, then came
before the convention and was decided
in the affirmative.
The next question was upon the ad
mission of John Fraas from the town
of Bashaw, to the exclusion of J.
After considerable discussion, during
which it was charged that Mr. Fraas
did not live in the town of Bashaw, he
stoutly claiming that he did, but finally
admittting that his house stood two
lods from the line, which brought
down the convention, Mr. Fraas was
declared the duly elected delegate.
Balloting was then commenced for
Representative. The informal ballot
resulted as follows: Peter Bertrand 16,
Thomas Keegan 9, Dr. Humphry 1. Mr.
Bertrand received the nomination on
the formal ballot, by the following
II. B. Constans. the Republican no
minee far County Auditor, was endors
A ballot was then token for sheriff,
with the following result: John Man
derfeld 21, Ambi os Parsons 5. Man
derfeld was thereupon declared the
choice of the convention.
Alfred Walton, the Republican no
minee for Register of Deeds, was en
dorsed with but one dissenting vote.
The formal ballot for Clerk of the
District Court resultdcas follows: S.
A. George 16, J. P. Current 4, Albert
Blanchard 4. Mr. Geojfg^was declared
the choice of the convention.
Dr. Marcellus, of Sleepy Eye, was
nominated for Coroner by acclamation.
On motion an informal ballot was
taken for Judge of Probate, which re
sulted as follows: Aug. Westphal 10,
Geo. Kuhlmann 10, Dr. Humphry 7,
1st FORMAL BALLO'J^
Mr. Kuhlmann was thereupon de
clared the nominee of the convention.
A ballot was then taken tor County
Surveyor, with the following result:
J. P. Currant 17.
Julius Berndt 11.
Mr. Currant was thereupon declared
the choice of the convention.
B, F. Webber and E. G. Koch the
Republican nominees for County At
torney, and Court Commissioner were
endorsed with but one dissenting vote.
Mr. Kennedy, who did not seem to
be pleased with the action of the con
vention in endorsing Republicans for
the positions for which no willing
sacrifices could be found, moved that
the whole convention go into a com
mittee of organization and appoint a
county committee and town commit
tees, and thereby prevent the confu
sion of double and threble delegations
at pi eceding conventions.
The following County Committee
was then selected:
^7 E. G. Pahl. chairman.
3 L, VPA Wni. Skinner.
One person was then selected from
each town to constitute a town com
mittee, whereupon the convention ad
Dr. Marshall's Lung Syrup relieves
the worst case of Coughs and Colds al
most instantly. Call on your druggist
and try a bottle of it, the price is only
25 cents. Sold by Jos, Bobleter.
Suicide at Sleepy Eye.
Mr. Ferdinand Utknemer shot and
killed himself at Sleepy Eye last Satur
day morning. About half after six
o'clock, he vent to a neighbor for his
gun, a double barrel shot gun, and when
returning with it his wife asked him
if he was going hunting, when he re
plied: "Yes, to-morrow." He then
loaded and leaned the, gun against the
shed and went into the house and laid
down on the lounge. While laying
there he said he wished he was dead,
and soon after got up and. without say
ing a word to his wife who was prepar
ing breakfast, repaired to the shed,
and in a minute after his wife was
startled by the report of a gun and
running out found him laying on the
ground shot through the bieast. He
only lived a minute or two after the
shooting. His wife testified before
the coroners jury that he appeared to
be in good humor that morning and
that she noticed nothing unusual about
his actions,and there may be a bare pos
sibility that the shooting wasacccident
al. Coroner 0. H. Christensen held an
inquest over the body the same day,
and the jury brought in the following
verdict: "We the jury findthatthe de
ceased Ferdinand Utnemer came to
his death by a gun shot wound, his
own act,during a temporary aberration
of mind." Mr. Utnemer came from
New York State, and had lived in Slee
py Eye only about 4 months.
Dr. Berry went up to Grandview
last Wednesday and amputated the
left thigh of a Norwegian by the name
of Lee. Mr. Lee was suffering from
a fever sore which made amputation
J. M. Thompson and family, late
ly of Marengo, Iowa, have again locat
ed at Sleepy Eye. Mr. Thompson says
that lie has tired of traveling and wiU
again open a law and collection office
where he will be pleased to meet
his old friends.
M. E. Conference Appointments.
The following is a list of appoint
ments of the Methodist ministers for
St PeterA. Cressey.
Madeh.tF C. Tuttle.
Mai shallH P. Satchwell supply, E. Goodman
1 racySupply, J. Gimson.
Sleepy EjeSupply. Robinson.
KeilWood FalNS DIMS
Beaver Fulls,C. F. Kugsloid,
NEW VL.SH PltODI MARKET.
Corrected weekly by R. PFKFFERL E.
Hour, per bbl $email@example.com
Wheat, per bushel 30to75
Oats, per bushel 18
Barley, per bushe 50
Corn per bushel, 2025
Beans, per bushel 2.00
Potatoes, per bushel 20
llams, per ponud 12)4
Cheese per ft 15
Salt, per bbl, 2.00
Butter, per ft 7
3ggs per dozen 8
Lard, per pound lo
Honey, per pound 20@25
AN UNDENIABLE TR UTH.
You deserve to suffer, and if you lead
a miserable, unsatisfactory life in this
beautiful world, it is entirely your own
fault and there is only one excuse for
you,your unreasonable prejudice and
skepticism,jwhich has killed thousands.
Personal knowledge and common sense
reasoning will soon show you that
Green's August Flower will cure you of
Liver Complaint, or Dyspepsia, with
all its miserable effects, such as sick
headache, palpitation of the heart, sour
stomach, habitual costiveness, dizzi
ness of the head, nervous prostration,
low spirits, &c. Its sale now reach
every town on the Western Continent
and not a Druggist but will telj you of
its wonderful cures. You can buy a
Sample Bottle for 10 cents. Iliree
doses will relieve you. For sale by
The following circular, issued from
the general freight office of the St.
Paul& Sioux City, Sioux City & St
Paul and Worthington & Sioux Falls
railroads, is of inserest to many of our
St. Paul, Sept. 20th, 1878.
On and after this date, and up to Jan
uary 1st, 1879, these Companies will
transport to St. Paul or Minneapolis
low grade wheat and Barley at the fol
lowing reduction from Tarriff Rates:
No. 4 Wheat at 20 per cent, less than
tarriff rates Rejected, 40 per cent, less
No. 3 Barley, 20 percent, less: and Re
jected Barley 40 per cent less than
Bates on Wheat fromCompany's Ele
vators can be billed at full rates with
20 to 40 per cent, reduction made on
"Way-Bill, according to grade. From
other points, reduction will be made
on Certificate of Inspection of the St.
Paul or Minneapolis Elevator Inspec
tor sarnie as to Barley.
JIf ^^CJAMES C. BOYDEN. II!'f
ft4 General Freight Agent.
W. BISHOP, K,
WALN UT STATION, OCT. 7,1878.
Special Grapevine Telegram.
Prairie fires are running briskly. On
Wednesday last A. P. Lendquest and
John Hult, living afoont 6 miles north
of here, on the Cottonwood river, lost
all their grain and hay, and the for
mer his stable. Mr.Lendquest's mother,
an old lady of 72 years, was in the field
digging potatoes at the time, ir. com
pany of a little daughter of Mr. Lend
quest. Seeing the fire coming the
little girl requested her grandmother
to stay upon the plowed ground and
then lan to the house. It is supposed
that after the little girl had left her
she also started for the house but after
getting on the prairie between the pota
toe patch and the stable, she became
bewildered and was overtaken by the
devouring element and burned to
The weather continues remarkably
fine but the nights are cold.
The weather for plowing cannot be
surpassed and brings a glowing smile
on the farmers' faces.
John Roth's new store and A. G.
Andeison's new dwelling house aie
nearing completion. Mr. Anderson
will have a very fine house, the work
manship is A. Xo. 1, as Mr. E. E.
Dickerson is the carpenter, the loca
tion is the best in town and the grounds
are beautified by trees, shrubs, &c.
Bro. P. H. Cutland has again under
taken to wield the hammer over the
"hanvil"', and every blow seems to tell
that Cutland knows his business.
Fiie! Fire! Prairie fires are very
prevclant among us in this vicinity.
Would it not be advisable tor tanners
and others to bum the glass around
their dwellings and stacks, and thei e
by save them from a disastrous con
The good boys of our burgh on the
3dmst., under the leadership of Mr.
F. Radkin, subsection boss, burnt a
back bieak around the town, and
tluough their good woik we consider
ourselves now quite sate from the de
The grain market is v**ry lively but
the prices paid is not very satisfactoiy
to our farmers,and the same complaint
If we don't get coal we have our
consolation by knowing that the lively
opposition going on among our wood
merchants will bring the pi ice of wood
down to the lowest notch. Geoige
Buckley and Fred. Ileiman, besides
J. Gamble, are determined to make a
The wail from our Southern friends
is heart rending, but we notiee a slight
abatement in the dreaded death
list but the angel of death is still
marching on. .We complain of hard
times, we know not what the words
"hard times" mean when we compare
our condition to that of our friends in
the south who are so sorrily afflicted.
Death standing at at every door, busi
ness suspended, places deserted, the
harvest fields untouched and well may
they say the harvest is plenty but the
laborers are few.
Gley & Weyhe arp live go-ahead
young men who know the wants of
their customers, and try to satisfy
them. They have just added a large
assortment of made clothing to their
otherwise large assorted stock, which
they offer at a small precentage above
cost. They have also received a new
stock of boots and shoes, groceries
notions and dress goods. Remember
they always pay the highest market
price for produce, and sell you good
goods at living profits.
from the subscriber al
Fort Ridgely, Minn., on th 26th
day of Sept., one sorrel mare.!5e
old. Left front foot is crooked, brand
ed "C on right hip. O. M. NIXON.
Progress Lodge No. 28, A.OJ.W,
NEW ULM, MINN.,
at Turner Hall,
Sunday eve., Oct. 13, '78.
Tickets $1.00 a couple. Sapper extra.
This ball has been arranged for the
benefit of yellow fever sufferers of the
South, and our citizens are cordially in
vited to extend a helping hand.
DEALEB I N
Medicines & Farming Implements.
Golden Gate, Minn.
Highest market price paid for produce.
Mortgage Foreclosure Sale.
Default having: been made In the conditions of a
certain mortgage executed by W. F. Smith (un-
married) mortgagor, to William F. Lewis, mortga
gee, dated April 20th A D. 1876. and recorded in
tbe office of the Register of Deeds in and for the
Conntv of Brown in the State of Minnesota, on the
28th day of April, A D. 1876, at 10 o'clock in the
forenoon, in Book "H" of mortgages, on page 94 by
which mortgage there was conveyed and granted
the following described real estate situate the
county of Brown, aforesaid, to.wit: Commencing"
at the center of Section thirty-two (32) Township
One hundred and ten (110) Range thirty-two (32)
thence running North forty-eight (48) rods thence
running East forty-seven (47) rods, thence running
South forty-eight (48) rods, thence running West
forty eight (48) rods to place of beginning, to secure
the payment of the sum oftwo hundred and eighty,
five Dollars, with interest at the rate of twelve per
cent, pes annnm payable annually, according to
the conditions of one promissory note bearing same
date as said mortgage, made by said W. F. Smith
to said Wm. F. Lewis and the said mortgage hav
ing been duly assigned by the said mortgagee toJohn
Ml Con ham, ou the 31st day of July, A. D. 1876,
which assignment was, on the 3d day of August,
A. D. 1876, recorded in the office of said Register of
Deeds, in Book "I" of Mortgages, on pages 256 and
257. and there being due and unpaid upon said note
and mortgage at the date of this notice, the sum of
three hundred and thirty-six 82-100Dollars.
And no action or proceeding at law or other
wise having been instituted to recover the
amount of said mortgage debt or any part thereof
Now, therefore notice is hereby given that by virtue
and in pursuance of a power of sale in said mort
gage contained and therewith recorded, and or the
statute in such case made and provided, the above
described premises will be sold at public auction,
at the *ront door of the office of the Register of
Deeds in and for said county of Brown, and at
New Ulm, therein on Thursday the 21st day of
No\ember, A. D. 1878, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon,
to satisfy the amount of said mortgage debt then
due and unpaid, toeether with the costs and ex
penses of such foreclosure proceedings, including
twenty-five dolliirs attorney's fees as stipulated in
said mortgage and the said mortgage will be there
Dated. M.inknto September 26rh. 187.
WM THOMAS, JOHNM.COWHAM,
Attorney for Assignee. Assignee
Cteap For Cash.
I offer my large and in e\ery way best assorted
stock of Di Goods, Readv-made Clothing, Ladtes*
Cloaks, Ladies' and Gent's Underwear, Bnffato
Coats and Robes. Fnr Goods lor Ladies, Hats and
Ci-p* Mittens, BInnkets, Gioceries, Crockery and
Glass* are, Inch are equal in quality to any in the
city, at pi ices that cannot be beat.
My stotk of
Ready-Made Clothing will be closed
out at Cost.
Heavy Gent's Overeaatn a tS.OO.
Buffalo Overcoats from $8.50 to $20.
Undershirts from 25ets. t* 94.OO
G.nrs Hats Fiom50cls. to $4.00
Buckskin Mittens and Gloves from
25 cents to $2.00. 1
C. BALTRUSCH, 4
N EW ULM, Miirar.
GRAND OPENING I
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS,
CAPS, BOOTS & SHOES,
and a large stock of CARPETS.
We call the attention of the pub
lic generally to the fact that we can
give better inducements as to quali
ty, variety of stock and LOW cash
prices, than any other house in the
Minnesota valley. Come in and in
spect our large stock and you will
H, BEHNKE BRO.
NEW ULM, SEPT. 10th.
r"* M? Stf
Dry (M s, Notions, Boots & Shoes
O E RIE S/lv^,##
ATTORNEY AT LAW. j_
CostMtod cases mdc specialty. Witt bujrf
notes and advance money onfirstclaw paper left
with me for collection. '.7 i
Office over Brown County Bank.
NEW ULM MINN.