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•—^PUBLISgpSD EVERY WEDNESDAY
BRANDT & WEDDENDORF.
OFFICE OVER CITY DRUGSTORE.
TERMS $1.50 per year in advance.
f\H. A. MABDKHi
^ifa*' Comer Mlanesota and lot K. Streets.
|?EW ULM, MINN.
Teeth extracted without pain by the use of
vitalized air or nitrous oxide gas
"jQa. C. BERBY,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
pfliee Meridian Block, over Olsen's
Drug Store, New Ulm, Minn.
Pfliee hours from 9 A. M. to 3 P. M.
*jJR. C. W. McPADDEN,
Meridian Block, New Ulm, Minn.
Teeth extracted without pain by the
aid of Laughing gas.
Office over F.Kuetzing's Store.
Office in new brick block
JEW ULM, MINN.
jy\. ALBERT FRITSCHE,
0ffic9 over J. Klossner's Hardware Store.
New Ulrn, Minn.
Minnesota street near 3d North.
N & DENGLER, Proprietors.
Ryfe and Wheat Bread, Bisquits, etc.
always on hand. Breakfast rolls a
specialty. As we have lately enlarged
our bakery and increased our stock, we
have excellent facilities for supplying
orders both large and small. Prompt
attention paid to all orders.
I I N E
Mrs. Anton Olding,
next door to
SOMMER'S STORE, NEW ULM,
Has on hand a good stock of Millinery
tlglkls consisting in part of flats,, Bon
nets, Velvets, Silks, Ribbons, Feathers,
Human Hair, Flowers, &c.
Also Patterns for stamping mono
grams. Stomping of all kinds. Em
broidery Work, German Knitting an
Bergman's Zephyr Yarns a specialty.
Miss Mary Hopt,
Union Hotel, New Vim,
Has on hand a good stock of Millirery Goods con
sistingm pirtof Hats, Bonnets, Velvets, Silks
Kibbons, Feathers, Flowers, fee
Also Patterns foi stamping monograms Stamp.
Ing of all kinds. Embroidery Work and Fashion
able dressmaking done to ordei
Jacob Klossner, Jr.,
^1 of Farm Machinery,
NEW ULM, MINN.
Painter and Pityer Hanger.
Ceiling ©ecofatioiw 0petiality.
All work executed neatly and prompt-
ly. Ordersmay be left\ at my resi
dence in Schapekahm's building corner
Minnesota and Fourth North streets.
JOS. A. ECKSTEIN,
llttofrtey & Compel(tf
Titles examined and perfected.
Particular attention given to col
ff^"011ice oyer Brown Co. Bank.«^r
ISEW ULM, MINN.
|ro«\ LIND. A. HAOBKBO
LIND & HAGBERG, h0\
ittorneys and Connselors at Law,
Attend to Suits in all the State and
U. S. Courts
pR*al Attention to Collections.
GERMAN AND SCANDINAVIAN LAN
HEW ULM, MINN.
Washington, D. C, June 8, 'l888.
Mr. Blaine is certainly out of the
field now. This is his own decision,
and doubtless it was arrived at after
long, careful and calm consideration
of the field and the coming important
campaign in all its various bearings.
That it was wholly in the interest of
harmony in the republican party cannot
be doubted by anyone who has given
the slightest thought to the subject.
Mr. Blaine does not propose to sulk
either, for he has already announced
his intention of returning to this coun
try in time to take the stump for the
nominee of the Chicago convention, no
matter who he may be. Mr. Blaine's
nearest friends here, in talking of who
the nominee is to be, seem to be prac
tically unanimous in agreeing that the
choice should be left to the delegates
from the doubtful states, New York,
New Jersey, Connecticut and Indiana
that those states which are certain to go
republican should support the choice
of the doubtful states, particularlyjNew
York. This strikes me as good sensi
ble advice, which if followed out, will
surely result in a victory for the repub
lican party this year, and after all, that
is more to be desired than the eleva
tion of any one man. The success of
the republican party is necessary for
the welfare of the country. Four years
more of democratic misrule will ruin
the nation. Let everv republican bear
this fact in mind, and there is no doubt
of what the result will be.
Senator Hawley has accepted an in
vitation from the city of Philadelphia to
deliver an oration Independence
Square on July 4.
The House spent three days last week
in discussing the tarriff bill under the
five minute rule. It has now been laid
aside until next Monday, owing to the
St. Louis convention* When it is ta
ken up again, if the progress is not
greater than it was during the three
days devoted to it, a vote on it will ne
ver be reached at the present session.
Strange as it may sound, it is never
theless true, that there is absolutely no
interest expressed here in the St. Louis
convention, owing to the fact that
everything had been all fixed up before
hand. About one-fourth of the demo
crats in Congress are in attendance,
but they went more from force of habit
than because of anything they expected
to accomplish by goino
Legislation can sometimes be put
through Congress in a very short time,
as was proven by the bill reviving the
grade of General of the Army, for the
promotion of General Phil. Sheridan.
The bill was passed by the Senate Tues
day, was reported to the House Thurs
day, but went over on objection being
made. Friday the bill was called up at
12 45 o'clock, was passed and received
the approval of the President before 2,
and at 2.45, just two hours from the
time it was called up in the house, Gen
eral Sheridan had received his commis
sion as General of the Army. The
commission was taken to the residence
of General Sheridan by Senators Haw
ley and Manderson. As Mrs. Sheridan
met them, Senator Hawley handed her
the commission remarking "Madame,
I give You this with great pleasure.1'
Mrs. Sheridan was much moved, and
exclaimed: "I know now he will get
well." She thanked the gentlemen
with much earnestness, and retiring
said she would hand the commission to
the General at once. No one was in
the sick room when Mrs. Sheridan gave
her husband the new commission, ex
cept the doctor, the nurse even being
out of the room at the time. He was
much gratified and seemed to be happy.
He immediately dictated an acceptance
of the commission, which he signed with
a pencil in a large and legible hand.
The democratic Senators are already
heartily sick of the public debate on the
Fisheries treaty. Only one republican,
Senator Frye, has spoken on it yet, but
his speech was enough to show the
democratic Senators that they are en
tirely ignorant on this whole fisheries
question, while the New England Sena
tors have the whole thing at their fin
gers' ends. The treaty will not be
called up again until June 11, it having
been postponed to that date at the re
quest of the democratic Senators who
wanted to attend the Cleveland ratifica
tion meeting St. Louis this week.
A serious charge has been brought
against Mr. Fuller, the nominee for
Chief Justice, by Mr. Danlevy, of Chi
cago. It is charged that in 1881 Mr.
Fuller and the clerk of the court were
jury commissioners, and drew a jury to
try a case in which Mr. Fuller was
heavily interested. The jury so drawn
rendered a verdict which put many
thousands of dollars in Mr. Fuller's
pockets. The senate judiciary com
mittee are investigating the charge.
City Council Proceedings.
Session, of the Council of the City" Of
New Ulm, June 5th, 1888. All mem
bers present except Mr. Frank Presi
dent Rudolph in the chair.
The minutes of the last regular, and
also of the special sesion of May 36th,
iast, were read and approved.
The Clerk reported back the invento
ry of Fire Department, and it being
found as correct, compared with last
year's statement, the same was accepted
and ordered filed. The City Treasurer
requested to have a salary fixed instead
of tees. The Council, having doubts as
to its authority on some points connect
ed therewith, referred the matter to the
City Attorney for legal opinion and re
Mrs. Sauer and others appeared to
argue in favor of a ditch on Front
Street referred to committee on streets.
The Opinion of the City Attorney, re
lating to transfer of Liquor Licenses,
being expressed as against granting
sucn transfer, was presented, read and
A permit was granted to Jos. P. Vogel
to move a stable 14 feet on Lot 10,
Block 103, north, and to rebuild a shed,
attached to said stable, with lumber
and a shingle roof.
The resignation of Marahal Winkel
mann and Policeman Loesch was pre
sented, read, and on motion accepted.
The Resolution passed by a citizens'
meeting, presented through the Mayor,
and relating to certain officers of the
Mayor's staff, could not command the
attention of the Council as the resigna
tion of said officers had already been
Tjse Mayor sent in the appointment
of Max J. Rosskopf as Marshal, to fill
the vacancy of the unexpired term
caused by the resignation of Marshal
Winkelmann. The appointment was
It was resolved to leave the office of
Night Police, heretofore held by Jacob
It was resolved that the Mayor be
and is hereby requested to properly in
struct the police force in their respec
tive duties, and to keep a better control
over them, so that in future such gross
neglects and violations as have of late
happened, may not reoccur.
The police-reports for May were read
and ordered filed. The report of Fire
Marshal was received and laid over for
consideration at some future meeting.
A Petition of F. Schneider and others,
praying the Council to accept for the
city a bridge at the Cottonwood cross
near Frank and Bentzin's mill, was
read and rejected, no such bridge being
A petition of E. Neumann and others,
asking the council to relieve them from
the payment of dog-license, was read
and rejected on the ground that the
council has no legal right to do so.
Jos. Schnoberich asked for a reim
bursement of $14.50 on his butcher-li
A committee of the Lodge of Sons of
Hermann appeared before and urged
the council to ttot upon a previously
presented petition wherein said lodge
request the council to purchase or as
sist the lodge in purchasing a certain
four acre lot near the Hermann's Mon
ument for the purpose of enlarging the
grounds for the same. Referred to City
Attorney for opinion as to authority of
council in the premises.
The Committee on Streets was au
thorized to have certain surveys made
on streets where during the present
season necessary improvements are
The following bills were audited and
Administration fund $ 9 31
Park and Grave Yard 234.15
Fire Department 57.95
Street and Bridges 282.84
The Council thereupon adjourned
subject to the call of the President.
Attest: Louis SCHILLING.
JOHN C. RUDOLPH, Clerk.
Pres. ©f Council.
Approved June 8th. A. D. 1888, ex
cept the resolution relating to the re
quest to the Mayor in regard to the in
struction and control of the poxice
force, which is an unnecessary and se
vere censure of the Chief Executive
of the City, entirely uncalled for under
the circumstances referred to by the
Hon. City Council, and an improperly
exercised authority by your Hon. body,
and an unwarranted interference with
the privileges, dignity, power and au
thority of the office of the Mayor, and
smacks a little more after ill will than
a kindly suggestion. This is hereby ve
toed for the" above reasons. K?
sJ-* C. WESCHCKE,
A report comes from Perham, Otter
Tail County, that grasshoppers are
present in such vast quantities that farm
ers are becoming seriously alarmed.
The governor has examined into the
matter and taken steps to prevent the
multiplication of the pestiverous in
"Another wonderful discovery has
been made and that too by a lady in
this county. Disease fastened its
clutches upon her and for seven years
she withstood its severe tests, but her
vital organs were undermined and death
seemed iniminenfcL. For three months
she coughed incessantly and could not
sleep She bought of us a bottle of Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consumption
and was so much relieved on taking
first dose that she slept all night and
with one bottle has been miraculously
cured. Her name is Mrs. Luther
Lutz." Thus write W. C. & Co., of
Shelby, N. C.—Get a free trial bottle at
C. L. Reos Drug Store.
N E W ULM, O W N COUNTY, MINN., W E N E S A June 13, 1888 W O E NUMBER, 544
The Governor of New York has
signed the bill substituting death by
electricity for hanging in capital cases.
Thi3 does not effect those under sen
tence of death now or who may be sen
tenced between now and January 1,
1889, or any who may be sentenced af
ter that time for crimes committed
prior to that date. It is a warning to
criminals that death will follow by
lightning stroke thoseu who commit
murder after this year. fe/Whether the
change from hanging to death by elec
tricityiwill have an increased deterrent
effect upon that class of criminals who
commit capital crimes is not at all cer
tain. There may be those who will re
gard death with the suddenness of the
lightning's flash with additional hor
ror, but they are quite likely to be off
set by an equal or greater number
who will regard the change as one
that will rob death of a part of its ter
rors. It is probable that whatever de
terrent effect death penalty does have
upon the criminal class is chiefly due to
the fear of what may happen after
death, rathe than to the prospect of
pain or suffering in the execution of the
death penalty itself.
Assuming, therefore, that the change
will work no diminution in the number
of capital crimes, there will still be a
great gain to the cause of public dero
rum. The revolting scenes incident to
the bungling performance of the hang
man's duty, which have so often
shocked the public, will be at an end at
last. It will be necessary to call in the
services of skilled eletrician in the exe
cution of the new law and in his hands
the work cannot be bungled. The
New York law provides also that all
future executions shall be in private,
thus doing away with the old practice
of making hanging a species of horrible
public amusement. It is probable that
after a fair test of the working of the
New York system it will come into gen.
eral use in all tha States. There has
been for a long time a feeling that some
method of execution less shocking to
the public sense than hanging ought to
be devised, and as New York has led
the way its example is pretty certain to
be widely followed.—WINONA REP.
Policeman Key's Trial.
LA CKOSSE, Wis Special Telegram,
June 4.—The trial of Policeman George
Keyes tor killing James Purdy June 3,
1887, began to-day. The information
charges murder. Keyes has been out
on bail and serving on the police forces
regularly, but it is the general opinion
that the case is close.—Pioneer-Press.
ORDINANCE NO. 26.
An Ordinance relating to Travel on
The City Council ©f the City New Ulm
Sec. 1. That no person or persons
shall ride, lead or drive any animal or
animals of any kind, whether attached
to a vehicle or not, faster than ,a walk
over or upon any bridge in or belong
ing to the City of New Ulm.
Sec. 2. That no person or persons
shall drive, ride or lead more than twen
ty heads of horses, mules or cattle at
any one time over or upon any bridge
in or belonging to the City of New Ulm,
nor so cause the same to be done.
Sec. 3. Any person violating any of
the provisions of this ordinance, shall
on conviction for each offense be fined
not less than five dollars nor more than
twpnty-five dollars and costs of prose
cution, and be imprisoned until such
fine and costs are paid not exceeding
Sec. 4. This ordinance shall take ef
fect from and after approval and publi
Passed June 11th, A. D. 1888.
E. G. KOCH,
Attest: Pres. pro tern of Council.
Louis SCHILLING, City Clerk.
Approved June 12th, A. D. 1888.
5 JOHN C. RUDOLPH,
!*, Acting Mayer.
The National Republican Convention.
JtfcJFor the above convention the Chicago
& North-Western Railway Co. will sell
excursion tickets to Chicago and return
at rate of one fare for tne round trip.
Tickets will be sold June 16th to 19th
inclusive, and will be good for return
from June 20th to 25th inclusive.
For full information call on or ad
dress any ticket agent of the Chicago
& North-Western Railway. 21J
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
State of Minnesota, County of Brown, ^ss In
In the matter of the estate of Charles Leonhardt
Notice is hereby given to all persons having
claims and demands against tbe estate of Chai les
Leonhardt, late of the County of Brown, deceased,
that the Judge of the Probate Court of said County
will hear, examine and adjust claims and demands
against said estate at his office in the City of New
turn in said County, on the first Monday of each
month, for six successive months, commencing
with the first Monday in July 1888, and that six
months from the 4th day of May 1888, have been
limited and allowed by said Probate Court for
creditors to present their claims.
Notice is hereby given to all persons having
claims and demands against the estate of Johann
Ham late of the County of Brown deceased,
that the Judge of the Probate Court of said county
will hear, examine, and adjust claims and de
mands against said estate, at his office in the City
of New Ulm in said county, on the first Monday
of each month for six successive months, com.
mencing with the first Monday in August 1888
and that six months from the 8th day of June
1888, have been limited and allowed by said Pro
bate Court for creditors to present their claims
Agent for the unexcelled
DEERING STEEL BINDERS AND MOWERS.
THE LIGHT RUNNING STANDARD MOWER, MINNESOTA
CHIEF THRESHERS AND GIANT STRAW-BURNING
Wagons and Buggies of all kinds, Shelf Hardware, Stoves and Tinware,
Sewing Machines, wooden and iron Force Pumps, Davis Excelsior
G' Joline Stoves, etc., and all other kinds of Farming Implements and
necessaries to be used on a farm, from a Nail to a Steam Thresher, are
for sale at my Establishment.
Binding Twine and Repairs for above always on hand.
The farmer and public in general is requested to call on me and
be convinced that they can buy cheaper, and will be more liberallv
dealt with than at any other place.
Executor of the estate of Charles Leonhardt de
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
State of Minnesota, County of BrowB. ss. ID
In the matter of the estate of Johann Ham
20- &^Ea£«iSCG Executor of the Estate of
^fe^iSSt Johann Ham deceased
OF MINNESOTA, County of Brown ^ss.
In Probate Court.
In the matter of the guardianship of John Mayer
AngustjMayer, Herman Mayer and Albert Mayer
On reading and filing the petition of A. West
phal gnardian of John Mayer, August Mayer,
Herman*Mayer and Albert Mayer the above
It is ordered, pursuant to the prayer of said pe
titioner, that a time be fixed for examining, and
allowing his account, that said account be ex
amined, and petition heard by the Judge of this
Court onthe 28th day of June 1888, at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon of that day, at the Probate Office
in said County.
And it is further ordered, that public notice be
given to ail pei sons interested of the time and
place of examining said account, by publishing a
copy of this order the New Ulm Beview a
weekly newspaper printed and published at the
City of New Ulm in said County, at least once in
each week for two successive weeks prior to the
day of such hearing.
Dated June 5th 1888.
(L S EBNST BKANDT,
Judge of Probate.
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Nervous Weakness, Hysteria, Sleep
It drivesout the poisonous humors of
the blood purifying and enriching it
and so overcoming those diseases
resulting from impure or impover
it cures habitual constipation, and
ens the stomach, and aids digestion.
In its composition the best and most
activediureticsof the MateriaMedica
are combinedscientificallywith other
effective remedies for diseases of the
kidneys It can be relied on to give
quick relief and speedy cure
•*, from persons who have used this remedy with
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?rice $1 00 Sold by Druggist*
in our large and
attractive double store of
GENERAL MERCHANDISE, SPORT
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FISHING TACKLE AND 5 AND 10
will convince the public that an era of peace and prosperity has
dawned for them and our low prices will actually
set you trembling with delight.
The Best Machinery and Lowest Prices!
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
State of Minnesota, Count} of Brown J-ss In
In tne Matter of the Estate of Mary A Hummel
Notice is hereby given to all persons having
claims and demands against the estate of Mary A
Hummel, late of (the County of Brown, deceased,
that the Judge of the Probate Court of said Coun
ty will hear, examine and adjust claimi and de
mands against said estate at his office in the City of
New Ulm in said County, on the first Monday of
each month, for six successive months, commenc
ing with the first Monday in July 1888, and that
six months from the 1st day of June 1888,
have been limited and allowed by said Probate
Coart for creditors to present their claims.
Administrator of the Estate of Mary A Hummel,
State of Minnesota, Connty of Brown S ss. In
Probate Court. Special Term.
In the matter of the estate of John Black
On reading and filing the petition of Eva Black
administratrix of the estate of said deceased, set
ting forth the amount of personal estate that has
come to her hands, and the disposition thereof,
the amount of debts outstanding against said de.
ceased, and a description of all the real estate of
which said deceased died seised, and the condition
and value of the respective portions thereof, and
praying that license be to her granted to sell all
the right, title and interest ot said deceased in a
part of said real estate at private sale. And itap
peanng by said Petition that there is not sufficient
personal estate in the hands of said administratrix
to pay said debts, and that it IB necessary in order
to pay the same, to sell said real estate*
It is therefore ordered, That all persons interest*^
ed in said estate, appear before the Judge of this
court, on Thursday the 12th day of July A. D. 1888
at 10 o'clock a. m., at the Probate Office in said*
county, then and there to show cause (if any there
be) why license should not be granted to said ad
ministratrix to sell said real estate according t&
the prayer of said Petition.
And it is further ordered, That a copy of this or
der be published for four successive weeks prior
to said day of hearing, the last of which publica
tions shall be at least fourteen day6 before said day
hearing, in the New Ulm Beview, a weekly news
paper printed and published at the City of New
Ulm s«id connty, and personally served on all
persons interested in said estate, residing in said
county, at least fourteen days before said day of
hearing, and upon all other persons interested,
according to law.
By the Court.
Dated at New Ulm, Minn the 23d day of May
"(L S.) EBNST BRANDT,
Judge of Probate
21J of Brown County, Minnesota.
WELLS, RICHARDSON & CO., Prop's