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rhe Trading in \Mieat at Chicago No
tably .Stronger.
Provisions Active and Higher for all
the Options.
llcview nt the Course of Trad;- Dur
the Past Week.
Hobo. 1
\. —The cables this-morn
intreH' . dng corn ana wheat
t Liverpool. Tho New
York ran weak s.nd before long \
it as if to illustrate that i
. ;icc<::ui.t compared with
the loc and that big receipts and j
fine - not count a|
the edicts of locai manipulators,
everythingin this market advanced. May
wheat, which closed last night at 97/ ac, i
opened at 96 •(<■ and speedily went up to
98}£o. May corn opened at 57r, i >c and
went up nearlyja cent abuehel.
There were only 16,000 hogs at the
yards, fewer even than wore received yes
terday,'and the liva hog, which has been
growing[steadily in estimation ever since
he began to make himself scaroe,advanced
another ten points. Yesterday there were
only 18,000 hogs received and of them over
one-third were sent east. The little packers
have',become tired of competing with the
big houses and the rioh shippers, and have,
some of them, shut down. They have ac
knowledged themselves beaten in the
struggle to get cheap hogs. By shutting
down it is evident that they have abandon
ed the idea of hogs very soon becoming
cheaper or plentier. Of course the pro
duct wont up. The enormous sales of Jones
yesterday would have filled up and broken
the market under ordinary circumstances.
Instead of weakening, May pork toll
this morning up to $16.70, the
highest point yet, and broke off
simply because it was manipulated down,
not because any big bidders became sel
lers or because any substantial bulls be
lieve the top has yet been reached. May |
pork optsned at $16.50, 5c above last night's
close, advanced 20c and weakened a little.
The close, however, was $10.00 for May,
150 above last night.
Wheat rmd corn wore dull but. strong.
The wheat bears said the price was i=us
tained by the advance in the provision
pit. The sellers of pork eaid,
it would go right down except
for advise in grain. Poole, Kent & Co.,
Milwine, Boatman & Co., and Lester &Co.,
were largo buyers even at the top of wheat,
and their purchases counted for a good
deal, especially as there was no con
centrated selling. Wheat for May closed
at 983^(5 98%0, ue-arly the top pnoe of the
In corn the feeling was dull until near
the close, when there was an advance of a
fraction. Comstock, Bliss and
Shwartz, and Dupee were
buyers. As in wheat there
wa3 no concentrated selling. Corn for
May closed at 56}£c, the top price of the
day. Prioes were little changed on the
May pork closed at $16 [email protected] 62)£;
May "lard at $9.37^@9.40. Oats for
thi3 same month clos-d at 37c; May wheat
stopped at 98^@98^c, and May corn at
68 Jsc.
Messrs. Schwartz & Dupee and Lester &
Co. were buyers of wheat, and tho former
and Geades were bidders for «nd buyers
of corn. Nat Jones bid 37^c for 500,000
bushels of Jun6 oats without a taker. The
market cio.-ed as it had continued during
the day wholly under, the influence of
The flour market was again quiet, stilt
sales were a little larger than for sevar.il
days past. A few orders for shipment
were niled. They were on Canadian ac
count, and this comprised about all tho
trade with the exception of a few lots tak
en ou horns account. Prices were un
ohanged. Ths sock of flour in Chicago is
reported at 63,192 barrels, against 62,427
barrels one month ago and 77,557 barrels
one year ago.
Miiwine, Bodeman <fc Co. say: "Wheat
opened weak, with the local crowd making
ever;, effort to depress the market. It
opened at 977; C May. The shorts were
not disposed to buy at the opening, but
on the contrary joined the crowd in the
raid to break the market. Some of the
leading host. here who have been steady
buyers for some I*me past were in the
market• again., taking nil offerings, and
this fact frightened 7.oris badly and
thoy at once beoaiue uvdj buyers. There
were some heavy buying orders
from the seaboard to cover
shorts, which added io the
strength. After the market fairly started
on the up turn, the shorts c.rried it along
without any Le.'p, and fcr the Inst half
hovr there was busy trading and no little
excitement, during which some sal?s of
May were made at 98% c. The New York
market ruled steady, recordi.ig an advance
of about %.
There is no doubt a largo shortage in all
the principal markets on wheat, and if the
orders should increase on the buying side
some advance is not improbable, yet it
should not be forgotten that there is no
essential change in the situation. There
is just as much wheat as ever and just as
little demand for it as heretofore, and aDy
advance we may have in wheat will be the
result of speculation. Corn has ruled
stroDg all day, opening at about 58} 4 '0
May, declined to 57%0, and near the close
advanced to 58 % c bid. Some strong par
ties wer 1 buying as there has been for
some days, and the shorts took fright
badly. There is no doubt a large
shortage in the market, and it is
in condition to be bullied easily, We are
inclined to think well of corn as a
purchase on breaks. Oats quiet and
Sim with light trading at 36% c to 37 May.
The receipts of oats continue large, which
has a depressing effect. There don't seem
to be much disposition to trade in them,
but at the same time we regard them as
relatively cheap."
The inspection returns for the month of
January in the past three years were as
18=4. 1833. 18S2.
Cars. Cars. Care.
Winter wheat - lfcO 900 58
Sprng wheat - 2,474 1,147 3,507
Corn - - - - 10,255 9,123 V 69
°;-,s ~ - " - 2,849 1,730 3,069
Kye - - - - 368 343 195
- - - - 836 971 b7G
Total - - 1C.4-2G 14,309 15,13*
The records of the inspection office
show that the following percentage of
"contract" wheat, corn and oats received
in January during the yast three years:
1884. 1888. 1882.
Wheat, 64 40 9
' «'ni, 43 21 10
Oats, 75 53 82
The receipts of cattle at the stock .
continue:! to show a falling oil as compar
ed -nith last week. Estimating to
arrivals there are about 5,000 less for the
week co far, th& number to-day being
folly 3,000 less than last Friday. Trade
opened quiet, with o^ly a limited dem
but all grades of cattle were equally
as wtli as any day this
week, and perhaps a shade stronger
on some good lots. On good butchers'
stock the demand was barsly as keen as
on the previous days of the week, yet
prices cannot be quoted lower. Common
butchers' stock and canners' did sell a
shade lower and were slow. There has
been a brisk demand for feeders and
stookers and priceb for the same continue
to be high. The general market may ba
quoted steady. Cattle receipts for the
month of January show a falling off of
422 head as compared with the correspond
ing month in 1883.
Receipts of hogs for the day show a de
crease as compared with last Fiiday, yet
for the week a slight increase. Trade
opened quiet, bnt later on when packers'
orders had been reoeived there was a brisk
demand and about all sorts went oat at
nearly yesterday's prices. There may have
been some sales made at the opening.at low
er figures, and certainly there were some
sales later higher thin yesterday, but taken
altogether there is little or no change to
note. For heavy hogs competition was
active between packers, shippers and
speculators, the best selling up
to [email protected] Parties who bet there
would be 600,000 hogs or over for January
had to walk np to the captain's office and
settle, the number reaching only 550,937.
This is a falling off of 189,637 as oornpared
with the corresponding mouth in 1883.
The shipments of hogs last month reached
the extraordinary number of 172,403.
The receipts of sheep were somewhat
less than for a few days past, yet the mar
ket continues unsettle", and values rather
weak, especially in common. Fair to me
dium fine wooled are selling best. We
quote common, $3.50(§ 3 70; fair, [email protected];
the best, [email protected] 5. Some lots that are
nearly all fine wooled wethers or fat lambs
sell for $5.25(Jt;5.50. The number of
sheep arriving at the union stock yards for
January, 1884, is the largest on record,
reaching 103,119.
Chicago Financial.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Chicago, Feb. 1. —The demand for money to
day was moderately active and all classes of
borrowers were in attendance. To all such hav
ing the regular security the banks dealt out the
needful at 6(c£7 per cent., the market being easy
at these rates. The first of the month the bank
clearings foot up $8,0,8,000 against $6,142,000
yesterday $5,911,000 Wednesday, $0,402,000
Tuesday, and $6,669,000 Monday. Eastern ex
change between city banks remains steady at
60c premium per $1,000. There was a slight
increase in the out go of currency.
As a matter of interest and information, and
to see how cheap dry goods are, oue of our lead
ing wholesale houses has issued a circular show
ing the present prices and prices in Janunry,
18;J2. It s safe to say that prices at this writ
ing are lower than ever before in the history of
this country. The following ara the compari
, sons:
Jan.. 1832. To-Day.
Bleached goods, 08^(tfil4c 06%@U^c
; Browu goods, 053^«pe*j73<c 04H(^06c
■ I'lh.'.s and ginghams, 07H©12>.^c 05 &>'o9c
i Cottonadea, ' I2}£©24c 08 <v 18c
Blankets, 42>[email protected] 25 (a 70c
White, do [email protected] [email protected]
Flannels, [email protected] I6>[email protected]
riilks and satins, [email protected] rl. 15 57^[email protected] $1.00
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
New Yobk, Feb. I—Tho market seemed
inclined to be sluggish during the greater
part of the day. The various bear rumors
helped to unsettle values. They had ar
ranged for a break in Western Union
Telegraph, to be followed by a decline in
the Wabash lines, and Louisville & Nash
ville, all of which failed to be accom
plished. Mr. Gould, it is still believed, is
underneath several stocks, but the outside
support is so meager thit at timas it
looked as though the advance had about
culminate!. Quite a short interest in Cen
tral Pacific was covered this morning,
causing and advance from 54c to 56^c,
with f ome excitement. This was the most
important change during the session.
There were free offerings of West Shore
bonds, which caused a weak and unsettled
feeling in them. About 2 o'clock the bulls
appeared to be taking a fresh hold. There
was a spurt in St. Paul, Lake Shore, Union
Pacific and Delaware & Lackawanna, and
the markst generally became quite buoy
ant. Western operators as a general thing
do not attach much importance to these
spasmodic improvements. They credit j
them entirely to manipulation, and do not
think there is much stability in present
prices. Stocks were rather firm at the
finish. St. Paul and Union Pacific being
particularly so. Chicago & Alton sold at
140. The final quotations on Central Pa
cific and Pullman Palace are ex-dividend.
The Course of Trade.
[Special Telegram to the Globe-1
New York, Feb. 1. —During • the past
week there has been a distinct improve
ment.in the general movement of merchan
dise as shown by telegrams to Brad3treets,
though at no city does it appear that the
existing condition of general trade is in
excess of that noted at the corresponding
period of 1883. The dry goods trade at
New York and Boston shows an improve
ment, and the general tenor of tbe specu
lative and grain trade can hardly be
classified as otherwise than a gain. In
dustrially the changes of the week have
been noticeable. The seven months' strike
in the glass industry has terminated and
the operatives may jcstly claim important
concessions in the settlement reached. The
Fall River cotton mills decided to reduce
wages 10 to 12}^ per cent., which was to
be expected after like action at other New
England cotton manufacturing towns. To
this action the Fall River operatives
strongly object, preferring reduced hours
to lower wages, and a strike is threatened
in consequence. The grain market during
the week iie.s boen weak.
Notwithstanding reduced receipts at
various paints in the west, the reduction
of nenrly one million busheh in the visible
supply, and the recent heavier
exports of grain, the price
of wheat rmd corn has sagged off about
H4 and \}/ t ctnls per bu-jhei each within
v corn price I aye rather
itions in ?aIQP of .
mc3B at work npon
that cereal. Ocean freights are easy, and
the market is dall, the tonnage being in
- of the d -■ Petroleum h.j.-
-.■ ■; accord to producing region
There were 365 failures in the United
reported Uariog the we^-k, Qftj
more thin the preceding wee!-:, eighty
line more than the corresponding week of
1883, and 171 more than
the same week of 1882. The
largest previous report was 345 'or the
week endiDg Jan. 12, 1884. About 89 per
cent, were those of sm-ill traders whose
capital was less than $5,000. Compared
with the previous week the Middle states
had7o,an increase of 17; the New England
states 58, an increase of 14; the Southern
states 125, an increase of 28; and the Pa
cific states and territories 40, an increase
of 22. Canada and the provinces had 37,
an increase of 1.
The Baltimore <fc* Ohio Benefit Association
Rates at the East Settled-Other Rail
Relief Association
[Special Telegram to the Glaba. "1
Baltimore, Feb. 1. —The annual report
of W. S. Barnard, secretary of the Balti
more & Ohio Employes' Relief "associa
tion, submitted to the annual meeting of
the committee of cranegement, shows the
reoeipts for the past fiscal year to have
been: Premiums of members, $233,903.
-84; interest in Baltimore & Ohio com
pany's donation of $100,000 and from
temporary J investment of funds, $12,805.
-34; balance on hand at tho close of the
last fiscal year, $92,010.73; total receipts,
$338,779.91; disbursements to members
in payment of accident benefits and
death losses, §188,257.54; physicians,
hospitals and medicines distributed among
members to prevent and. check disease,
$13,829.22; aggregate disbursments,s2o2 r
086.70; balance on hand, $136,093.15; duo
for outstanding liabilities and for insur
ance reserve and annuities, $85,966.79;
net balance, $50,726.36. This was set
aside by order of the committee, for con
tinuing during the present fiscal year the
100 per cent, additional natural benefit.
Robert Garret, president of the Balti
more & Ohio and ex-oflicio member
of the association's committee of
management, participated in the
discussion of the report. He had watched
the progress of the association with much
interest, regarding it as an institution ex
clusively under control of the members.
The management had succeeded in build
ing np the greatest benevolent railway
association in this or perhaps any other
country. The company had profited by
the increased efficiency of the old mem
bers cf the p.Fsociation who wore anxious
to enjoy (he benefits it confers, and also
through the better physical and mental
condition of those newly entering the ser
vice because of the careful medical exami
nation inaugurated by the association.
Missouri Fusscngr-r Agents.
Chicago, Feb. I—The committee of the
Missouri river lines, appointed yesterday
for the purpose of drafting an agreement
for the maintenance* of passenger rates
both ways, between all the river points and
Chicago, reported to thegenoral passenger
agents of these lines to-day. The report
was satisfactory, but it was decided to
submit it to the locr.l passenger agents
here for the purpose of deciding whether
only local conditions are affected. It
probably will be adopted to-morrow.
Another conferencs between the Burling
ton and the lines in the Western Trunk
Line association, has b'-cn called for Men
Effects of the Conference.
Kansas City, Feb. 1. —As a result of the
reoent conference, the southwestern freight
pool revokes the special rate ou Memphis
and Louisville business, in consideration
of the withdrawal of the Kansas City,
Spiingfield and Memphis from competi
tion with New York business. The settle
ment will be ratified next week by the
East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia, which
has been engaged with the Memphis road
in the New York business.
Charges of Cutting Rates.
Ntw Yobk, Feb. I.—At Iho meeting of the
freig at committee of the truak lines to-day in
the orlice of C<.mmissioi:er Fink, the charges of
rate cutting and a demand for a reduction of
rates on cast bound freight made by the Balti
more & Ohio railroad came up for discussion.
The other linos represented in the committee
denied that they hal cat rates, 1 nd it is probable
that some western roads are the delinquents.
No action was taken in the matter other than to
authorize Commissioner Fink to investigate the
chages and take such action as he may deem
necessary to preserve rat c '.
.1 Long Missing Drover Returns Suddenly
to His Old Home With Plenty of Money,
Wathbtown, Ind., Jan. 29.—Seventeen
years ago John Bay, a prominent business man,
accompanied by John Bittle, started to Chicago
with several car loads "f catde. He purchased
the cattle on condition that he should pay
for them on his return, but he never returned,
and the large farm he owned was sold and his
debts settled. Bittle returned, and, becoming
wealthy, it was surmised that he had, some
thing to do with ltiy's disappearance.
After an absence of seventeen years Bay re
turned last week to the surprise of every one.
Time had so changed things that recognition on
both sides was most difficult. He says that dur
ing his absence he has been engaged in herding
cattle in Texw, where he has grown immensely
wealthy, but aside from this he has little to say.
The true secret of his strange freak, it is
thought, was owing to unpleasant matrimonial
relations. His wife married a sh%rt time after
ho left, supposing him to be dead. It is ru
mored that husband No. 2is now about of the
state of mind that No. 1 was seventeen years
The .Mantle of Tilden Falling on Fx-Sena
tor Eat<jn or It. J*. Flower—The Chances
in Favor of Flower.
[Special Telegram to the Globe I
Washington, Feb. I.—Tiiden is oat of
the presidential race. Thin declaration,
which has been made and denied with
such frequent regularity as to confuse
even his best friends, is now known to be
an established fact. Last week a confer
ence of Tilden m;-A± was held in
New York to settle upon two men,
one of whom should receive their
support for the presidency. Nothing
further was douo than to decide on ex-
Senator Eaton, of Conn., and ex-Congress
man R. P. Flower, cf N. V., either cf whom
were regarded as exceptionally etroDg,
and the latitr especially as the o^:y man
who can carry New York against Arthcr.
The scene next shifted to this place and
dating the present week several of Mr.
Tilden's agents have bec-n busily engaged
in soandi jg leading Democrats of the Til
den'school as to their preferences. No
other names are mentioned than tho3B
above givec. Either is acceptable
to Tilden. When it is decided who
will make the stronger candidate, the
"barl" will be opened and all tha machin
ery set in motion to insure hi 3 nomina
tion. Flower is immensely popular at
homo. He is a self made man, large
hearted, wealthy and charitable. He i?
engaged in the banking business. He de
feated W. W. Astor for congress three
years ago by a majority of 900 in a dis
trict which is generally Republican. This
fact is oited by his friends to demonstrate
his cleverness as an organizer.
The St. Louis and Missouri crowd, who
did so much to bring about Tilden's nomi
nation in 187G, are for him to a man. In
this connection a Globe correspondent
was to-day shown a letter from one of Mr.
Tilden's most intimate western friends in
whioh the merits and prospects of the dif
ferent candidates were sketched with that
charming frankness whioh even the
most cautious politicians sometimes nse
under the seai of privacy. The writer is
an ardent admirer of Flower, whom he
characterizes "a full blown sunflower and
not a pansoy blossom." He deolares that
he alone can harmonize the warring
factions of New York city and that he is
the only Democrat whom Arthur cannot
defeat. He pays a high tribute to Arthur's
shrewdness, and asserts that negotiations
are now pending between the administra
tion and John Keliy to tarn the state over
to the Republicans this fall, as was done
four years ago. This combination will
be destroyed by the nomination of
Flower. Payne he regards as a good
man, but says all the old "mossbacks" like
Thurman, Ward and Pendleton are against
him, and besides he is tainted with the
odor of standard oil. Bayard he regards
as ''too insignificant for any discussion."
The Tilden people are friendly toward
Eaton, but it is not thought that he can
carry New York. The indications at pres
ent point to Flower as the man upon whom
the mantle of the sage of Gramercy Park
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Chicago, Feb. 1. —It is again rumored
that some of ex-Congressman R. P. Flow
er's friends are endeavoring to secure the
Herald of this city aB an organ. Mr.
Walsh, its present owner, is reported to
have said that he was satisfied with his
property and it was not for sale. Another
report is that Park Commissioner Russell,
the editor in chief, recently held a confer
ence with Mr. Tilden, and the future poli
cy of the paper will receive its impress
from Gramercy park.
A New Version of the Affair as Detailed by
an Eye Witness.
Annapolis, Md., Feb. 1. —A cadet who
witnessed the wtiole affair at tho naval acad
emy jon Saturday last, enjs, the quarrel
was h private one between a first classman
and a fourth classman. The first class
man reached out to take hold of the fourth
classman, wheu the latter struck him twice
with a skate, afterwards running into a
dark room and striking at everybody that
approached him. Tin skates were taken
from him and he was ied into the corridor |
to have it out, but he dr.rtcd down stairs
and ran away, rothing bdr g =cen of him
until supper. On leaving the mess hall,
a firstclass man stopped him, and told
him he supposed he was ready to go to
one of tha upper floors, away from the of
ficer in charge, and give satisfaction to the
man he had so cowardly struck. Here
fused, and began to strike out at the men
around, who took hold of him to carry
him to the first floor, to fight
out the quarrel. The souill9
attracted the attention of the officer in
charge, and all present dispersed. Cadet
Craig was assured that he should have al
ways fair play, and only one to fight, and
that the one man he had already hit, who
is ten pounds lighter than he. The state
ment that any one else was hurt, except
the party struck with the skates, is entirely
incorrect. There was no hazing connect
ed with thi3 difficulty whatever.
Preparations jor the Annual Banquet of
the Iroquois Club at Chicago.
Chicago, Feb. 1. —The Iroquois club has
arranged to hold its banquet at the Palmer
House, April 15. The committee upon se
curing speakers and arranging the details
have just been appointed. Secretary
Frank G. Hoyne, being interviewed in
raference to the national convention said:
,; There is only one thing that will prevent
Chicago getting the convention, that is the
event of Samuel J. Tilden being a candi
date. If he is the convention will natur
ally go to the place that gave him the
nomination before—that is Sr,. Louis."
"Well Mr. Tilden is not the Iroquois
club candidate, is he?"
''That is not the. question. If he says
he will accept the nomination if it is offer
el him, he has enough members on the
committee pledged to him to control the
location of the convention, and if that
should provo to be the case it will natural
ly follow that the convention will be held
in the place that gave him the nomination
bef jre and that is the only thing that will
prevent Chicago getting the nomination."
Wendell Phillips 111.
Boston, Feb. 1. —Wendell Phillips is
dangerously ill with heart disease at his
residence. He appears a trifle more com
j fortable to-night.
St.dart, 6 octaves $ 40
Empire, 6j..j octaves 5C
Glenn, 6}4 octaves 55
Gilbert, 6 octaves 60
Grovestein & Tru^low, C-J octaves 75
Emerson, 7 octaves 85
Uailet & Davis, 7 octaves 150 j
We warrant them in good
Terms to suit purchaser, i
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. A vSS B _ .
_148 & 150 East Third St.
Taken in exchange for new goods during the
Holiday Trade, ail
Warranted to be in P rfect Order, andVorth
£2$ More than We Ask for Jhem!
1 Williame Cabinet Organ $30
1 Pr.nce & Co. (5 stops) Cabinet Organ 40
1 Smith (8 stops) Cabiuet Organ 50
1 Bhoninger (8 stops) Cabinet Organ 60
1 Estey (13 stops) Cabiret Organ 75
1 Mason & Hamlin (6 stops) Organ 60
1 Smith Pedal Bass Church Organ, two
banks keys 125
1 Christie Upright Piano 125
1 Gronsteen Square Piano 150
1 Kimball Upright, 7% octaves 175
Payments from ??3 to $15 down, balance easy
monthly payments.
Sole Agents for Hallott & Davis, Emerson, Kim
ball Pianos, Kimball Parlor and
Chapel Organs.
51 West Third street, St. Paul.
Grand Opera House!
L. N. SCOTT, Manager.
1S40! GRAU'S 1884!
Family Matinee To-Day 2 p.m. Heart and Hand
Last Performance To-Night La MajßO 11' rr
Seats now on 6ale.
Prices—2sc; 5Cc; 75c; $1.00.
Grand llpera House!
Commencing Monday, Feb. 4,
Before leaving for New York City,
"Calfee's Wonderland"'
The tour of the
with all its natural tints and colors.
The most perfect entertainment ever offered in
St. Paul.
Prices have been raduced to 75e, 50c and 25c.
Sale of seats commences Saturday, 9 a. m.
First Baptist Charcli
Cor. Ninth and Wakouta etic'tw,
Thursday Evening, February 7
At 8 o'clock,
P. S.Henson,D D.,
Will deliver his instructive and humorous
Lscturo, entitled
Admits one for 50c ■ 3-3-38
Gives Special Bargains in
if ? U%* B Via *3 t§*^-<2k
JsL mmsmstrnmstmrnM <^? $**>»&
Olough & Warren Organs.
96 E Third Street. - Bt P»ul
So. 182 Western Awo-Jth Si tat&enf (!<»!
si. P.WL, MI&N,
•™-L.a - : r.tac BRAINABD'S MUSI* U.
ffOßlaD, pQbli.'aed at Olsvelano, Onu>. ' t !.ii^
been pubiisneo o/er 20 years, and is next: -\.
edged to be the ablest and boat, as waU *>:■ the
oldest musical journal in the country. E*■;*.(j
teacher, amateur and pupil ohould havo it.
Frico SI .50 a year. Address as above. Notitind
by postal card, Miss H. will call st any retsidcru*
ii tha city ar?d r«KMiva ■nbfMfr'wtioiM
Of Boston will Give Six Lectures on
(Wabashaw 6treet, Opposite Summit Avenue.)
On Thnrsiay and Saturday Evenings.
Jan. 31, Puritanism; Feb. 2, New England in
England; Feb. 7, New England in Holland; Feb.
9, Plrmouth; Feb. 14, Bradford's Journal; Feb.
16, John Robinson. Tickets for the course,sl.so;
evening tickets, 35c: for sale by the St. Paul
Book Co., and by Bristol. Smith ft Freeman.
I . *■
Feb. a and Feb. 4.
-.ely wo will .-■ 11
Ribbons. 25,000 Ribbons.
Ribbons. RI HD Uil U W'm'
Two to Seven inches wide, at
Bita 511,1,2511,508 8""""s
-n*i i Every yard is worth four times DlKKojin
IUIWOIIS. the money, not one half what KUIhMHS.
they cost to import or to manu
"* TWO BAIioNLY! X "
RilihOOS. Feb, 2 and Feb. 4, KM
lAI ' 0 111 '
201, 203 & SO5
East Seventh. St., corner of Sil>l<;y
A Valuable Dog Lost!
And large reward offered for his recovery; but he never came back,
as he was made into a pair of beautiful Dog-Skin Gloves, which wo
are selling at One Dollar a Pair. They are worth more money.
Our entire stock of Winter Furnishing Goods is being closed out
at ruinously low prices. A line of fine all-wool, full regular-made
Underwear, selling at $1 a garment, while the more expensive
grades can now be bought at about 500 on the dollar. We are de
termined to reduce our stock of Winter Furnishing Goods, and
have made prices to tempt careful buyers. Every gentleman in
St. Paul will find it to his advantage to patronize this great reduc
tion sale.
Cor. Third.and Robert Streets, St. Paul.
lit Sit Joseph's
For tHe Etatioa of Yom Ladled
Parents desirous of placing th<nr daughters in
a first class school, will do well to investigate
the claims of tnis institution. To the present
building, wluch is both spacious and beautiful,
a large addition is being erected, which wiil con
tain music, exhibition and recreatiou balls. The
course of studies in tho different departments is
thorough, nothing being omitted tliat is noces
sary to impart a finished education. The musi
cal department comprises a thorough coureo for
graduation in Theory and Practice. Every ad
vantage is afforded to those who wish to pursue
a special course in painting; general instructions
in drawing are given in class-rooms. I'or par
ticular apply to SISTER SUPERIOit. 8544
Notice to Contactors.
Proposals will be received for the several
parts of the work to b9 done and the materials
to be furnished in the erection of the
n accordance with plans and specifications^on
exhibition at the office of Carpenter & Teitz, Ar
chitects, Mannheimer Block Bids subject to
usual conditions of acceptance and will be
opened February 10th.
By ordtr of Building Committee)
26-35 J. B. SAN'BOiiN, President.
»> » ■ <5:t;.-*>: ■■ ;.. H .- • , -
3i, >00 papa, A'j bt.grawi.pl
>irniiwt«. Suit, Caps Beiu,\ ABKW'
ju=, i.cauletb, Cp-i.-uii;^
%. Drain Va)or*» Staffs. and /#>»
Sundry Band Outfita, KapaMnf If Vk
Infa, also tndudea Instruction aad ffc— Jf^r\ ?
for Amateur Baada, aud a Clll-A'J) y *"^Tid
— ..■..** «&&■'Maaa*. - - «-»
NO. 33.
We, the undersigned liverymen of St. Paul,
having the finest carriages and hearses in the
city, do hereby agree to furnish carriages and
hearses for funerals at tin: following prices, viz:
Morning's carriages, 32.00 each.
" hearses, 3.00
Afternoon's carriages, 3.00 "
" nearses, 4.00 "
KIMBLE P. CULLEN', 23 &25 West Fori St.
W. L. NIChOL-l, M W. t. I', irth Bt
J. P. ALEXANDER,cor. Righthand
E. W. SHIRK, Overpeck's old Btand.
HEWSON 7. SE.MI'LE, cor. of Tenth aid Pine.
(Twel7e v-ars established in St. Paul as)
Corner Third and Rob- nrt sticts, i:,
K.:.-ik block, ST. PAUL, MIXN.
N. B.—Social attention given, to proper! I
interests of non-rosidont clients. Iri?f*u:nentB
guaranteed to net 7 per cent. Capit.uibts will
do wnll to correspond. 304
Law Office,
Cor. of Wabashaw aniL Fourth i treet,
Over Express Office 270
108 and m West Third Strati
Oppotitf Mttrr-frelltM Hot*l

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