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BE3TOK & MACLKOD. PabUshers.
WA RN EH, - DAKOTA
The Thanksgiving proclamation ot gov
Waller ofConnecticut is short and pithy
It reads: “Irecommend to the people o
this Commonwealth tliat they celebrate
this joyous festival by words of levin?
kindness, by deeds of Christian charity
and by grateful offerings to Almighty
God of praise, thanksgiving and prayer;
What more could he have said'
Tlie wonderfcl progress of society in
the past hundred years and more is al
most beyond description. The activity
of the hunmnjmind in inveiitingand per
fecting the steam engine, tne locomo
tive, the telegraph, the cable, the tele
phone, and tlie other great awakening
forces of the day, has been by philoso
phers attributed largely to the freedom
of thought, the spread of information
and the easy interchange of ideas
which is the special work of the news
paper.
The sensational papers are already
publishing outlines of President Arthur's
message. It is safe to say they know
nothing about it, and that the president
has not disclosed to anybody what he
will say on tlie various topics usually
treated in such documents. President
Arthur is a reticent man and succeeded
last year in baffling every effort to get
hold of any portions of the message be
fore it was read in the bodies to which
it was addressed. It Is probable that he
will do the same this year.
The unexpected and startling an
nouncement from St. Petersburg, that
the cz lr had decided to grant Ins peo
ple more reforms and that greatest of all
boons coveted by Russia—a constitution
—does not seem to be confirmed author
afcivplv, but the rumor is repeated with
the addition, that Count Folstoi, minis
ter of the interior is to be entrusted
with the drafting of this document, and
upon approval by the czar, he will pro
mulgate it as the fundamental law of
Russia.
The egg business is one of the most
neglected of industries. Thousands of
dozens are annually imported into this
country. They always bring a remuner
ative price, and the past cold weather
sends up the price of eggs as surely as it
doe* the mercury. The good honest
hens that supply the market with this
indispensible article are the most neg
lected animals of the farm. They are
expected in most eases to produce eggs
and board themselves. A carefully con
ducted egg farm, managed with the same
intelligence brought to bear on other
successful industries cannot fail to be
remunerative.
In retiring from tlie command of the
armies of the United States, Gen. .Sher
man does not retire from his rank as
general. This rank with nroper pay he
will retain as long as he lives. When
he dies the rank and pay of general
ceases, the law creating it providing that
bis death shall act as a repeal of the law
creating and all laws and parts of laws
referring to that rank. The law creating
the office of lieutenant-general, which is
the rank heM by Sheridan, is in similar
terms. Lieut. Gen. Sheridan therefore
does not succeed to Gen. Sherman’s
rank or pay, but simply retains his own
rank and pay as lieutenant-general.
The Hartford Oourant, of which
United States Senator Joseph R. Haw
ley is one of the editors, has entered
upon the 120th year. The first number
of the paper appeared October 29,1704
and since that date it hat been regularly
published without change of name and
without interruption, except fur a few
weeks during the revolution when a
scarcity of paper compelled a suspension
for a short time. Bat those were not
th«» cniv stirring times that the Courant
has lived through. Its pages record, as
the news of thou day, the whole hiistory
of America since the French and Indian
war. No other newspaper in this coun
try has been «o long published without
any ebajige of name or home.
' “ 1 —
The veterans of the Confederate Army
of Northern Virginia lately comemorated
the battle of Fredoricksburg in Rich
mond, the address being delivered by
Gen. A. M. Scales, of North Carolina. In
closing he said: “Let Dixie and
Yankee Doodle live side by side. They
had their origin in the aspirations of
liberty. We will cherish them both.
|| Let Manassas, Fredericksburg, and
( bancellorsville, King’s Mountain and
York town, live in our memories together,
||| never to be forgotten. Wc were unsuc
cessful. That proves nothing as to the
right. The principle is unchanged. Im
-5 art ini history wiß vindicate us, and to
that tribunal we commit the Lost Cause.
There need be no conflict ~in all this
with onr duly to the Union. It is the
mW: flvirv A#4k*fi***V tet *% 4 . .. *
arid defend 5* In war wnn
CONDENSED NEWS.
Washington News Notes.
(iov. Old way is expected in Washington to
look alter the Dakota judgeship, which the
president consented to h >M open until he
! arrived It is said that Mr. Orwday will pre
sent the claims of Judge Shannon, who lav
| ors the capital removal commission ana
! concurs in •Ordway’s view concern ng t:»e
new constitution. Mr. Ordway will also try
defeat the continuation ot Met oy, recent
ly appointed to the land office at Aberdeen.
The old charges regarding the Douglass
I county hones will he revived. Before t.it
! appointment Mr. Ordway forwardtd hispro
| test, but it was not received in time to pre
i vent McCoy’s commission from issuing.
Postmasters commissioned. Iowa; Isaac
I ltiack, Clifton. Wisconsin: Prank H. Cut-
I ting Bloomer. Postoffices Established—
j Dakota; Beulah, Douplr.o county; Bram
| hall, Hyde county; Drdley, Aurora county;
I Merricourt, Dickey county. Iowa; Haskin
j ville, Buchanan county; Hoprig, Emmet
j county. Sp* cial Service Discontinued ■
I Wisconsin; Drummond, Mason, Pratt.
The fish commissioner sent out another
lot of carp last week, to be distributed in
the far west. The year's work of the conr
j missioners Mas been very successful, not
withstanding the prejudices of fishermen
engaged in private interests. It is gaining
ground rapidly.
The attorney general !:»■« decided that the
\ proposed change of standard time is the
District of Columbia ca not be effected ex
cept by congressional action.
Mark Twain has just published a letter to
J the president, endorsing Fred Douglass for
[ continuance as marshall of the District of
I Columbia.
It u v.udrtovGwu tue cuui*. maruai
I sentenced T.ieut. Col. Morrow to be dismis
sed from the service.
News of the Railroad.
The Northern Pacific folks are experienc
ing some trouble in stcuriug the right-of
wa\ for i;s main line from Nauk Rapids to
Minneapolis. The trouble arises from the
difficulty of reaching settlement with the set
tlers along the route. The company made
application for the appointment of a eom
micston to appraise the value of the land
required for the right of-way, and have
given bonds for the payment of the apprai6-
rusiit. The construction work is still in
progress.
L. C. Spooner, Greeuleaf Clark, &nJ
Noyes & Noyes, attorneys for the Manitoba
road, appeared in court at Grand Forks on
an order to show cause why the injunction
in the Fargo Southern muddle should not
be continued. Judge Hudson refused to
hear them, as several orders of the court
had been disobeyed. The case will come
up again os the 16th.
General News Items.
The Sun say 3: Corrected returns make
no material change in the majorities in the
state ticket. The plurality of Carr, republi
can, for secretsry of state, vs 18,000; Chapin,
democrat, comptroller, 15,000. The plural
ity of Maxwell, treasurer, runs 500 behind
Chapin. The pluralities of other candidates
range from 12,000 to 14.000.
James R. Stranan, once a most promi
nent citizen of Washington, Pa., member
of the city council and legislature for years,
was sent to thp Philadelphia hospital the
other day a veritable trraip, broken down
by drink. When asked what did it, he
said, “Whisky 1 whisky! whisky!”
The Leach Lake and White Earth In
dians have decided not to accept any of
tbeir annuity money unless it was all given
to them; the government having decided to
hold back one-half of the money intending
tc expend it in the purchase of agricultural
implements, etc.
The steamer Wisconsin, which arrived in
New York on the Bth from Liverpool,
brought 358 Mormon converts on their way
to Utah. Of the party 120 are from Scan
dinavia, and the remainder were gathered
in England, Wales and Scotland.
Edwin Gribble, a lawyer of St. T ul, ob
tained a verdict for SIOO ia a cas:* of libel
against the Pioneer Press. The case ia ap
pealed.
The Buffalo board of trade has nearly
completed a $250,000 met chant’s exchange.
Survivors of the first Illinois constitution
al convention will hold a reunion.
Doings of Criminals.
Mace Jones, Dick Linsey, Ellis Rhodes,
members of the gang of railroad thieves
who shot and mortally wounded William
H. McLean, a watchman «f the Western
Union Tel-fcraph company, for preventing
them robbing cars of the Wabash railroad
at Brooklyn, 111., on the 26th of last July,
were each sentenced to ten years in the peni
tentiary by the circuit court at Belleville,
111. There is still an indictment for mur
der in the first degree against Jones for kil
ling Town Marshal Green of Brooklyn
shortly after the shooting of McLean, and
he will be tried on that charge.
v Williams, editor of the Logansport Ad
vertiser, was shot on the evening of the Bth
by a young man named George West. The
trouble arose over Wiiiiam claiming that
Webt had been too intimate with the ed
itor’s wife. The men met on the public
street after dusk, and a quarrel ensued.
West fired one shot from s revolver at Wil
liams, the ball lodgiog near the heart. The
victim cannot live. West is in jail. The
latter claims that Williams had threatened
his life, and taken a rifle with which to kill
him.
Albert Yelospit, a Hungarian, who on
Aug. 5 clubbed John Lutuski, a fellow
oonntrynian, to death in Alleghany county,
Pa., and escaped, was captured recently in
Brooklyn. He was workiug in a sugar re
finery under ttu assumed name. The mur
der excited great commotion at the time it
was committed. He confesses the crime,
and says he killed Lutuski because he in
sulted iak wife.
Ordnance 8c t isaut Jones, at Fort 3uUy
attempted to suicide the Bth by
stabbing himsslf in the abdomen with a
knite. H« was tak*m to the hospital, where
••>y; : lie
1 the head recently, and die 1 instantly. He
1 was twenty-nine years old aod had been in
the saving* bank since is,-' His parent*
I live in Salem Mass.
Col. C. S. Uline and others have been indie
| ted at (fraud Forks for the murder of the
; | Ward broth ex s at Dtviis's Dake last. April.
The Casualty Record.
| A *cafTold seventy-eight feet from the
j ground, at Keis Bros’, blast furnace, New
j cauVle. l’a , gave way. James Eagan was in
j stantly killed and William Troy and A.
! Mcßride badly injured. Martin Buriirion
fell twelve feet, then caught hold ot a \ ro
! jecting beam and was saved.
Samuel Hoffman oi Ohio went crazy be
j cause tlie prohibition amendment was not
1 adopted.
A coroner’s jury is investigating the
1 wherefore of the Wisconsin oamtol down
j fall.
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From tlio Old World.
The prince <j! Wales lias recognized.many
l - pressing invitations to make a state tour
I through Ireland. Mr. Gladstone is encour
| aging his royal highness to make the tour,
! assured that bis presence will have a most
I salutary effect in quieting existing troubles
I which are daily becoming more riotous in
{ their nature. The Tories are already op
posing the plau ot sending the prince to Ire
land as a royal mediator, ami pretend to
fear that the Irish revolutionists will at
tempt his life.
It is reported that the Thirty-seventh di
vision of the Russian army will be mob
ilized. Men on furlough nave been
summoned to return and ibe contin
gent of 1H77 recalled for immediate ser
vice.
The dividend to the creditors ot Morris
Ranger of Liverpool is said to be very small.
Thirty of the largest cotton firms in the city
assent to a scheme for fortnightly settle
ments.
Mr 3. Abell a mute, got a divorce fioni
i her husband, also a mute, at St. Johns, N.
8.. for adultery with a mute. He is a prom
inent teacher iu a deaf and dumb school.
The earl of Dunraven is preaching protec
tion doctrine in England.
Personal Gossip.
Mrs. M. E. Sabin, mother of Senator D.
j M. Sabin of Stillwater, died suddenly on
! the evening of the 8:h. ITp to ten minutes
i before her death she was apparently as well
j n-> usuai, laikiug ana laug mg with friends.
As s .on as she was taken ill a physician
was called, but she had expired before his
, arrival.
Dr. A. G. Hammer of Redwood Falls,
who hols a diploma from an ecßctic school
in Ohio, but was not pissed by the State
Medical Examining board, proposes ’o test
the validity of the act of the legislature
passed last winter, provided an attempt is
made to preveut him from practising.
Mr. William R. Travers, the New York
broker millionaire, has given a house and
lot on the south side of Seventieth street to
each of his nine children. By the deed, the
property cannot lie sold or mortgaged until
fifteen years have passed.
Babu Protab Chunder Mozoowdar, tV.e
distinguished Hit'doo reformer, who has
been iu the United Slates for six weeks, is a
guest of Rsv. David N. Utter, pastor of the
Unitarian Church oi the Messiah, Ch icago.
Edwin Booth and daughter are living at
! he Parker lions?, Boston, waiting for their
house there to be refitted.
Hugh McCulloch says that reduced tax
ation is the only way out of the currency
difficulty.
It is thought Judge Weldon of Blooming
ton, 111., will be appointed to the court cf
claims.
Congressman Wakefield thinks the re
sult in Minnesota had no significance.
Commodore Wilkes denies that any
grandson of his died in Utah.
L. E. Booker has bought the Pembina
County Bank, at Pembina.
Heaviest Storm of tlie Season
The reports from various points in the
.United States and Canada shew tb *t the
storm thenigh» of the 11th inst. u
ing of the 12th, was general on all the great
lakes and the neighboring territory, and
war. most destructive tc life and property.
At Pctosky, Mich., O. M. Chase, superin
tendent of state fisheries, accompanied bv'
C. H. Brownell, his assistant,and George M.
Armstrong, foreman of the Petoaky
hatchery, went over to Harbor
Springs to give some tiual directions
about the shipments of spawn. They
chartered a Mackinaw fiah boat, manned by
Moses Detwiller, his eons George and
Charles, and nephew George, all expe
rienced and brave seamen. The boat was
swamped and all on board were lost. At
Racine considerable damage was wrought to
the new city hall. It was struck by a squall
and partially demolished. The loss will
aggregate $2,005. At Manistee, the
schooner Lucy E. went ashore,
loss $5,000. During a furious gale at
Cleveland, Joseph Lamb, night watchman
at the wollen mills at Nelson avenue, while 1
making the rounds examining the upper
doors and windows, was blown off the out
side stairway and hurled across a narrow
street to the ground, thirty feet below, with
such violence that his back was broken, and
he subsequently died. In New York and Al a
bauy there was also a fierce gale and much
damage to property. The gale was heavy
along the lakes but lew lives were lost. A
severe i/ale prevailed throughout New Eng
land on the afternoon and evening of the
12th. In Boston the wind attained a veloc
ity of thirty five to forty miles per hour.
The mercury has gradually fallen, register
ing 28 at midnight.
; i »
Heavy Verdict Against a lta it road.
A verdict for $25,000 has been rendered
by a jury in the case of Beems vs. The
Chicago. Rock Island & Pacific Railway
Company, tried before the district court ot
Cass county, lowa,at Atlantic. The action
was brought or damages accruing to Mrs.
Beems, on account of the death ot her hus
band, it is alleged by the carelessness and
negligence of the company. Mr, Beems
was a brakeman and was engaged in un
coupling cars at Neola when the accident
occurred. The suit was first tried more
than a year ago. The railroad was de
feated but appealed the case and the su
preme court sent it back for retrial. The
second trial was had last April, at which
time the company was beaten a second
time. The defendant, however, succeeded
in indict oi thejury set aside
THE FALL*ELECTIONS.
No Ver> Striking Changes Anywhere
Gen. Butler Defeated —Minnesota
the Same an Usual.
The election throughout tke country
passed oil quietly. There were no very re
markab'e changes, unless the defeat of
Gen. Butler can be so called. B'ich changes
cs occurred were due in mo3t instances to
local causes, the strength of both great par
ties behg virtually intact.
MINN KSOTA.
The whole republican state ticket is elect
ed by handsome majorities. Gov. Hubbard’s
majority is estimated at 15,000 and the bal
ance of the ticket much more, comparing
the total number of votes cast iullG pre
cincts in 1881, when Hubbard received
0 oh 7 and Johnson 4 820, to this the in
creased vote of Tuesday, and the inference
is that the tola! vote will be not far short of
150,000 instead ot 102 000, as two years ago,
pnvidtd later returns yield a correspond
ing increase in tha totall vote. By the ra
tio'between Hubbard and Bierman in these
precincts, which is about that of eleven to
niac, the former will receive 82,5 )0 votes,
and the latter 67 500. giving Gov. Hubbard
in the neighborhood ot 15,000 majority.
In the Dodge county senatorial district
Severance, r epublican, is elected over
Adams by 450 majority, to take the 3cat. ol
the late Senator McLiughiin. In the Red
Wing district Hall will take Senator Chand
ler’s "se it, Bass, the regular republican
being d. tested by the split growing from
last .alls contest, in Mower, Willriuson,
republican, is elected to the legislature.
Gov. Hubbard received 1,500 majority in
Ramsey county.
M \SSACIM7SKTTB.
The whole republican ticket was elected
a 3 follows: Governor. George D. Robinson;
lieutenant governor, Oliver Ames; secretary
of state, Henry B. Pierce; treasurer and re
ceiver general, D. A. Gleason; uttorney gen
eral, Edgar J. Sherman; auditor, Charles
R. Ladd.
Butter has heeu defeated by a decisive
majority. Iu Boston, which last year tave
him a majority of 13,.170, he now has but
6.211. Only two towns in the State; so far
as heard from, report Butler gains. The
Republicans claim the election of R >binson
by at least 17,000 majority, and also twent.v
s>:ven out ot forty-seven senators and 160
out of 249 representatives.
Butler, to judge by present indications, has
; ulled about 135,000 votes, or 2,u00 more
than lasi year: while RoblSSOn hue received
160,000 or 40.009 more than were cast for
Bishop in 1882. As shown above. Nearly
6 )0,00-* votes have been cast, w.'-ich is an
amount more than 40,000 greater than was
ever recorded in M ts&achusetts. The near
est approach to this number was in 1880,
when 258.000 votes were cast.
NEW VOItK.
In New fork thrre is some doubt as to
the result, though the state has probahjy
gone Democratic, (xcepting that Carr, Re
publican, candidate for secretur}' of state, is
tnought to have been elected. The Repub
licans claim a fair working majority in
both branches of the legislature, which will
insure the election of a Republican senator
lo succeed Lapham. la Brooklyn the con
test over tha mayor has been a hot
one, and the result is very close;
both sides claiming a majority ot
some 2,600 votes, the ticket probably is,
secretary ol state, Joseph B. Carr; control
ler, Alfred 0. Chapin; treasurer, Robert A.
Maxwell; attorney general Dennis O’Brien;
state engineer and surveyor, E. Sweet. Jr.
The Albany Argus dem.. estimate at 2
o’clock a. m. elects the Democratic State
ticket at by 10,000 to 15,000, except Mfiy
nard, who is probably defeated by 10.0J0
to 12,000. It estimated the senate 10 re
publicans and 13 democrats. The assem
bly is in doubt.
PENNSYLVANIA .
Complete returns from 61 of the 67 coun
ties in the stale give Niles, rep., for auditor
general, a majority of 15,443. The three
remaining counties, Bradlord, Forrest and
Sullivan, will increase the republican ma
jority to about 17,000, which ia a large
republican gam. The offices elect are:
treasurer, William Llnnesey; state auditor,
Jerome B. Niies.
NEW JERSEY.
The Democratic ttate con ruittee claim
the election by over 7,030. They also claim
the assembly. Tne Republican state cotn
mißee concede the ekecion of Abbott,Dem.,
oy a small majority. The Republicans
probably have the se.iate by three majority,
and the Democrats (he house by four, giv
ing the la ter a ra j »rity on joint ballot.
MARYLAND,
Reports from Maryland received iu vari
ous quarters are very incomplete. They in
dicate thnt McLane, Democrat, has been
elected governor by about 10,000 majority,
and a majority in the legislature.
yl; VIRGINIA.
In Virginia the contest was the mast ex
citing that has laken placa lor many years
owing to the fact that on the result depends
the congressional reapportionment of the
state and the election of a sueexsjor to Sen
ator Mahone. Both sides claim a victory—
the democrats assarting that their gains
have been h«avy ia all parts of the state,
and thatthey expect a majority in both leg
islative houses. The probabilities are that
the result is very close, and that it will he
several days before anything definite is
known.
The Richmond Despatch (dem.) claims a
victory with a majority on joint ballot of
from ten to 25 and the popular majority be
tween 10,000 and 20,000. Senator Mahone,
on the contrary,c!a in a readjustees victory.
MISCELLANEOUS.
In Mississippi, as usual, there was a
sweeping democratic success. The only dis
turbance in the s'ate as far as heard from,
was in Cassiab county, where Wheeler
killed Matthews. Matthew: went to the
noils with a pistol in his baud. He received
twenty-four buckshot in the lace.
In Connecticut, the election was far
twelve members of the state senate lor terms
ot two years, a live number holding over,
by five republicans aud seven democrat*. A
full nouse of representatives, 249 in num
ber. were also elected. Late returns make
the legislature stand as follows: Senate,
reps., 10; dems , 9. House, reps., 145; dems.,
87. One county and tv elve towns are lack
ing, including sixteen, representatives. If
these towns vote as last year the result in
the house will be 155 republicans, 93 demo
crats. One Lie. Republican msjoritv, 63:
on j lint ballot 39.
In Nebraska,*the only state officers voted
for were chief justiceof supreme court and
three regents of the state university. The
contest between M. IS. R esc, the republi
can candidate for chief jurtice, and J. W.
Hivage, the democratic and anti-monopoly
candidate, has been carried on quite vigo -
ous by the Reese who ia elected, but by a
largely reduced majorif**. The bWveati
mc-U* of his majority range from five to
tea thuU>aud, the regular repnhihqflm jpg.
jorliv fh TT’.TTraska being over'twenty thou
sand.
in Dakota, in 9 vote on ’the new constnu
tiou f or 8 rathern Dakota we» very
ILht but it was probably ad ipted.
Iu Bf. Paul the republicans elected R. C,
Wiley, register of deeds and Geo. B. Hazard
countv commissioner. The democrats elect
ed Woo. E. Burton, county treasurer;
James J. county attorney; James A.
Quinn, coroner; and Geo. Mitch, and P. R,
L. Hordenburg, c-unty commissioners.
In Hennepin county the whole republi
can lix ket was elected. Hubbard's majority
was over 1,000.
\\ I S CON M V* CAPITOL
The Second Floor and South Wall of
tho Capitol Extension at Madikon
Tumble Down.—Four Mea Hi!!cd
and a Score Wounded—An Arch
itectural Blunder Evidently the
Cause.
A frightful accidrnt occurred on Tfiura
< ay afternoon, at Madison, Wisconsin when
nearly tlie ei tire second story of tlie south
wall of the south wing of the Capitol ex
tension fell with a crash, followed immedi
nt.-iy by the tntire root of the structure.
The wing was UK) reel long, 80 feet wide and
So lest high, of solid stone and fire proof.
Ail the external work on it bad b?en com
pleted wirh the exception of a small por
tion ot liniti» upon the roof, a gang of men
being employed at the time o,’ the accident
upon tl*i3 work. Tne te' tic and awful crash
was he»rd in the remotest portion of the
ci y and fairly made the earth tremble.
Thou* noaoi excited (peuple immediately
rushed to the scene of th« disaster,
from which a great cloud of dust arose
and groans could be heard isming
front within ihe broken walls,
as men suffdiing untold agony
of body endeavoreo to call
a-sistance to themselves from without the
building. Two men could be seen fo ty
feet ifiTii tle ground waving 15eir 2 J .snc!s
wiidiy Ij r aid, while they hung head down
ward and unable to move their legs, which
were crushed securely between* heavy tim
ber-. About fifty men were workiug upon
the wing at the time of the casualty, and
after all the dead and injured that conld be
found bad bx'en removed from the debris,
contractor Nolan got his men together and
called the roil, which showed that a!! were
accounted for, when the «-earcb was aban
don* 1 L The following is a list ot the killed:
B *rt ard Higgins, laborer, fifty yaars old,
M uliSou.
Willi*- ■ Edgi-r, moton, Madison; burieA
u t* e d-rrrband boxriu'y crushed.
Micheal ZAank, mason, Madison; died
af er bt ,*a .t;.! out.
William G. JoDPS. mason, MillwanKce:
tkuli died sines taken out.
Aj pearauces ind cate that the whole
caustjuime accident is attributable to the
second story balcony pillars, which wtrt*
directly at the center of the south wing,
sinking in the wooden planks upon which
they rested. The sagging drew the upper
wall outward, end tha whole thing came
down with arjcth. mil owed immediately
by the crashing i?. of tke entire roof, which
was thus relieved of cue of ihs main
supports Another theory is that tke rain
ot Tiu>d ty ro.u irom the root upon the wall
wnic’-. aave away, dampening End weak
ening it t> such an extent that it was un
able uo b*-at < heavy strain of the ro»f,
am hence , < y.* w > , » u. Htiil ai o'her
theory is that the ro< t w s i o ?el . npp rf
ing. aui spread to «uch an ex aif as to
bulge the wall-outwaru. U car Now an ol
Janesvilie, end John Bewthy, shei.ff of
Milwaukee county', are the contractors,
while D. E. Joins ol Madison is the uichi
te:L T -ie extension has hten in course of
constinotion tor neorly two yeare, and wag
to have been compieted b; Jsn. 1. The
monetary loss is heavy, probably in the
neighborhood of $50,090, and, oJ course de
volving upon the contractor.
Senator Tabor’s Big Pistol.
Denver Tribune: After the performance
at the opera bouse last night, ex-Senator
Tabor and lais wife left the building arm in
arm. When opposite the car stables on
Curtis street the ex-senator concluded to
put on his over-coat. In the inside pocket
of the coat the ex-senator had a large
doub 1 e-action revolver, and Mis wife, in
order to allow him to use his right hand if
attacked, moved to the other f-ide and took
the ex-senator’s left arm. In doing so she
pushed the pistol out of his pocket and it
fell on the pavement, and one chamber
was discharged with a loud report. For- !
Innately the bullet sred aimlessly, snd no
serious damage was done. Tha affair cre
ated * good deal of excitement aud a large
crowd soon gathered on the spot. Some
one started the rumor that the ex-senator
had been shot, and policemen and report
ers were busy until the facts became known.
Mis. Tabor nearly fainted, and at first
thought that she had been hit. A hole in
the bosom of her dress where the ball passed
through proved that [she had a narrow es
cape.
New Plan of Paying; Railroad Em
ployes.
The Milwaukee and Bt. Paul Railroad
company has adopted a new plan of paying j
employes on its Northern Mineral Point,
Wisconsin Valley, La Crosse and Prairie
Du Chien division?. Instead of transpos
ing car loads of money, the company will
send direct to the agent at each station
checks accompanied by pay rolls. These
checks are made payable to the agents
themselves to the amount of money the
agents may have on hand, and arrange
ments are made with banks at all places of
importance for their redemption. A circu
lar has been issued to agents instructing
them to furnish full information in regard
to the system to employes, to aid tneuo
in securing payment of the checks, and to
caution them against sharpers, who may
offer to redeem the checks at leas than their
face value. Tt is claimed that the new
system will simplify the work of making
payments, cause payments to be prompt,
and be entirely satisfactory to the em
ployes.
Hanlon the Rower.
Hanlon is said to have accumulated a
comfortable fortune by bis oars. He
lives well, but is no spendthrift, and
never.drink? a drop of alcohol. He
works very hard. “L havo traveled 80
miles to day,” he is quoted as saving,
“and ah with ray own wind and muscle.
I went, ab rat 29 of It in my boat, and the
rest >n my legs. Oh, no. that is not ex
ceptional. I no as much as that every
day, from early m the spring until late
in the fall. Von she my races are rath
er frequent and it is necessary that I
should keep myself constantly j,n per
fect condition. ! am, therefore, in
training all the My diet is always
as care I ally regulated as though I was v>
puli a race next

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