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CANTON POST-OFFICE OiRCCTORY
•o attorn daUy nail arrtvaa nnr day aaeapt In
layatSiM r.v. Dapariaa»a^ day a*aapt Sunday
*Vorth«rn dally n»H arrtTae oraiyday o*oa»t Sat
MRS. E. M. WELLS,
Millinery and Fancy Goods.
Jut raoalTad, a mm atock 4 tha lataat atylaa of
anpplj: ofaroat faahonabla
Pattana. Ordari for Draai aad Cloak •iM»|
raoelvod prompt attaatlo*.
Call aanyt and aaa foods, aad laan •yprtna
CHA LEY FOSS,
ARTIST /JT PHOTOGRAPHY,
—Oat door Kortk of tko BaataMao
WUl par taxaa for aoo-midi
Oovit Booaa. Oaaton, D. T.
OAmmm, Dlatrlct Attoraay.
OrrvBTT, Clark of Diatriat Conrt.
»«|Wir of Daada u4 Kx-
Iid|« af Prabata.
A P. Dixo», ttnlf.
Caatoa mat Mllltown mail Kriw «Atry Taaaday
Cauton Richland mm! arrlvaa arary Friday, at
I r. u. Daparta avary ***"2*'**
Canton VanailUoa Mail daparta tr.ry Than*
8 A. M. TOT««««Y
Ofiaa ov*u from 7
to ». *. On Snadaya
(mi (oi i. m.( and on* hour after thi mail
rlvaa (IM tha North
IOSS lUSl. Paatawatar.
». a. WHU
•ABB W. BAILS*'
BAILEY A GIFFORD,
Attorneys & Counselors at Law,
CANTON. D. T,
torney and Counselor at Law,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
AMD VOTARY PUBLIC.
Canton, Lincoln County, h. T.
O mm Waat and Balott Bridfa.
F. J. MURRAY,
ATTOBBBY AHD COUNSBLOB AT LAW, AHD
IMot*, JDyaa County, low*.
WiUprsaUaala tha oonrta of Iowa aad Dakota.
WUIhay aad §*U land, suka aaUiattaaa A»., Baa*
af tafanaaaa aivan.
J. C. HEWITT,
Carpenter and Builder,
la »ow vrapana do all Mod of wort ta kta
Hi,, *o ohort aotloo. Cat ba found at Wa fana
tteoo and oaa half BIIM «.rth of OaatoA.
E. Y. BROWN, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
vorrioc -KBLLBB't DBCOITOBB.
H. SOUTHARD, M. D„
bMus£! I Canton, Lincoln Co., O.T.
WM. M. CUPPETT,
Real Estate and Abstract Office.
Otw at tha
CAHTOK, D. T.
Baal Batata a^ tes pajtaf taataaaa proaptty at
laadadto. OSaa at Coin Hoaao. Itf.
M. M. CLARK,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
U. S. Cxamininc Surgton for P*n«ion«
mm RM||4,I tm. Siovs
Fal and PortlandTin*
aad thoaa gimg north «aa Rat nn« atthlaHOVM.
B»lee4ld iWWBodsttone tor iU AM fooa
O. W .HAIILIN. PFTFWIMOR.
(Mooro'a old ataad.)
JOHN W HHWTTT,
—Mmsfaetarar and Ttaaltr la—
•ABWBU. VT.TRRS, OOHVM, BTOItO
BBIKA8, ®ta^ kf.
OoMtaatlj oi l»'d a Rood aaaortment of Whtna,
tMkaa, UrtMhad, Carry OnartM, OOOHB, »O W«
aa tha ehaapaat. Oiva him a arfL
«a^oa, Oct. ».
•^v' JOHN MlJfti %Mt
IK, S AitN.S.t
TrfiH For Sale'
0]f LONO TMIS. J»Y
ass asna, SNttaa «, IS--is, Lrm
NotwithaUndiag the rata tliat fell on
Tuesday areiiiiig, Keller's Hall was crowd
ed before the time for the concert. The
tudimce waa well paid for its attendance,
aa the programme was carried out in full.
Canton can congratulate itself upon its
Band. It la composed of gentlemen who
hare spared no effort in preparing them
seirea with the latest and select pieces. It
requires more than ordinary patience and
labor to acquire the accomplishment the
Members have attained since their orgaai
zatlon. It is difficult to discriminate among
so many instruments, and particular/
when played in concert but two great es
•eolials in band playing wero evidenced
as haying been adhered to in the rehears
als, that is, time and harmony. It is not
an unusual occurrence and particularly
with amateurs to pay more attention to
getting aloud blast from their instrument,
regardless of melody or time or relation
to other associate instruments but for the
brief practice they have had together, this
defect se«ms to have been guarded against.
The solo played by the leader, Mr. ude,
would have done credit to some profession
al it is the execution of such pieces that
show the skill and prove the musician.
Sarah neighed," "Dame Darden" and
"Character Song," were well rendered,
and the American, Irishman, and Dutch
man, were admirably petsonated. If Me
nor had added the peculiar corporosity
that follows lager, his personation would
have been complete. The whole entertain
ment was attractive and interesting we
trust sufficient encouragement will be given
the members ot the Canton Cornet Band
that will enable it to be maintained, and
to receive the appreciation their due.
A select party of dancers took possession
of ihe Hall at the clcse of the Concert, and
went their merry round until an early hour
of this morning.
On Thursday, the 13th inst, we were
slightly "shuk up,'" to use the language
of Pete Jones. We was engaged in con
versation with gentleman in our office,
in the upper floor of the Court House,
when the building commenced oscillating.
Th« vibration lasted for the period of
half minute, and to the extent that the
atove rattled loudly the book case that
rested against the wall tottered as if about
t» fall, and the ceiling cracked so that we
expected the building was yielding to a tre
mendous wind pressure. After the mo
tion ceased we looked into the atreet ex
pecting to aee cloud* of dust and a high
wind prevailing, but it was aa calm as
any summer day, and no sign of clouds or
storm. The Board of county commission
ers, wko were in session in the room im
mediately under us, did not observe any
thing unusual to disturb their equanimity
beyond the ordinary shock that the pre
sentation of some bill for audittng som«
times occasioned but the county Treasurer
Mr. Kay lor, and Oscar Rea, who were in
the lower room, occupied by the Treasurer,
fell the jar so plainly as ti break for the
hall, not ill rough tear, of course not, but
simply to see what was going on. Several
people in Canton and Beloit also felt the
jir, aid aoiue people who were com
ing into town heard a .rumbling noise
above that of their wagon, and felt the
tromble of the earth, while many both in
and ont of doors perceived nothing of the
shock. The Sioux City urnal contains
quite a ludicrous account of its etfecl
there. Court was in session, but a suddeu
suspension of proceedings followed, with
out formality of an adjournment. Law
yers, suitors, Jurors, and the Judge, for
got their dignity and performed some
lively pedestrian feats in their exodus to
the street. At Ft. rtandal several shocks
#ere experienced that shook buildings
vioeully, aud tumbled over Indian tepees
also at Yankton Agency a number of
shocks occured that caused goods to fall
from the shelvea of the traders store, cre
ating considerable excitement among the
whites and Indians. Council Bluffs. Iowa
City, Worthington, Luverne and Omaha,
also were all more or leas jarred. At
North Piaite, Nebr., cases in the printing
office ware overturned,-and at Columbus,
the bells in the public buildings struck
as at "WTJ53u e®
WATCHMAKER A JEWELER.
/c vC1»cV'Si. Jewelry, Sic.,
mt OiHerCt Store, Cantm. D.
tMi of wort Im ay Km attaadad to fPMV*y
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
«S MeHostfka 1
n. ...... m.
sttUiUiry ttf th6 reports, it
tell as far east as the Mississippi* aid west
to Denver, south into Kansas. The heavi
est and moat numerous shocks were ap
pareolijr in the Missouri Valley, and in
.li yirfnity of the agencies. On the whole
it waamisUcrablaofajar. aud sets one
lo thinking thai we *re only living upon
cruat, beneath which at no great distance,
rage intsnsaand «»wfieaalng fires. Tt
phenomena* are usually followed by
treme cold weather iu latitudes
cold prevails in witter,
Gea. Howard's Gxiefk.
"I have had ntek to aggife*® ase,*1
Gen. Howard, the tear* giistenin
ening In his
evas aa be spoke "tUa"government has
seen 41 to rob BW of a large sum of money
and I hav« been too poor to proseeuta my
claims, and BUT countrymen have seen at
to heap nothing but abtUHNpn ma. Thay
MB to hava piled me up bdbse the
country as toms sort of a politician. Tho
only politics I have Is to be lo^al^to my
I have been for
writlng'tViMhe newspapers. I hava new
written a line for aelr laudaiion or fur no
toriety. havs written articles for »onay
ia order malt I might put those upon tha
m. I don't know why
until I am
(bet of my
•lioald ba sn
it will ba kept up
ran, at least, if
able la sea what
hope that my oh Ud
ells daes, will be
A bill has been introduced in Congreaa
that provides far the eatablishment of a
savings bank by the government with ev
ery P. M. whose income from the post
office reaches |1,000 a year, provided ap
lication is made for Uiat purpose, Any
individual depositing, is to receive it per
cent interest when his deposits reach $25,
when placed subject to
days notice be
fore ohecking it out. It also provides for
the issuing of
bond in denominations
$25, $50, $100
not only prove convenient, but safe invest
ment for the savings of persons of moder
This bill has really many commendable
features, and should it become a law,would
doubtless become a measure of relief, from
the hardships that have heretofore occur
red from the failure of the savings institu
tious that have become so numerous of
late. Security is ihe main thing demand
ed, and could the government be made the
custodian of the small earnings or saving*
of tho industrious and prudent, a sense of
security would prevail greater than the
present bmk system now causes.
One objection arises as to the policy of
the government becoming involved in the
increased responsibility that the institu
tion of many banks would occcasion.
But Secretary Chase when necessity re
quired, made the government a banker
and proved to the, world, any promise to
pay, even was as eftective for
th major business transactions, as if there
was a gold dollar re sting in the vault to
redeem it, and this was theYesult of confi
It is impossible iu the varied and enor
mous money transactions that arise in a
nation of such vast resources and wealth
to conveniently and appropriately conduct
its business without some head center,
some place of truat, some depository other
than that of the owners own person, not
only for the safety ot person and life, but
for aiding in accumulations in saving. It
is human nature to yield more readily
to the temptation to buy what might be
dispensed with, if one carries his money
about his person, and this fact is what has
induced the thousands of individuals to
patronize ban King institutions.
From the ten cunt? to the dollar deposit
many a person has laid the foundation for
a fortune. The necessity for exchange aud
accomodation to borrowers also has, and
will cause the maintenance of at least
banks for exchange and deposit, should
banks of issue be abolished.
Confidence must and will be placed
somewhere, but could the above mentioned
bill or its equivalent be framed into a law,
and Uncle Sam to be made the banker for
those of smail means, it would not only
prove a secure and safe medium, but it
would foster and cncourage a disposition
to save the dimes that are more often spent
foolishly than through necessity.
Proceedings of the Board of Co.
SPECIAL SESSION, NOV.
The special session of the Board of Co.
Commissioners convened at the county
Clerks office, November 13th, A. D., 1877,
in the forenoon pursuant to published no
All members of the Board present. The
minutes of the preceeding session of the
Board were read and on motion amended
so that all the bills and accounts cont»in
ed in a certain report of Hon. W. M. Cup
pett which report was accepted and ap
proved by the Board of County Commis
sioners, Oct 2d 1877, without allowing the
said bills and accounts therein contain ed,
shall now be allowed aad audited under
the date ot Oct. 30th 1877 as intended by
the said board at the time and the same
are hereby ordered, drawn' on the County
fund, and minutes thua amended are on
motion hereby approved.
On motion P. J. Norman, of Brooklyn
Township is hereby released of his asaeas
ment for the year 1876, to the amount of
$35.00 aa the Board are satisfied 'that th*
aaid Norman was wrongfully assessed to
that amount, and the Clerk is hereby au
thorized to change the tax lists accordingly
On motion the Board then adjourned at
noon till Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 1877, at 9
o'clock a. u.
The Board convened in the morning
according to adjournment, and all mam
bars ot the Board present.
Official bond of HelleckO. Strand ap
4oiut£d Road Supervisor with M. Hanson
and John Falde as sureties, on motion ap
SPECIAL session, KOV 1877.
Nov. 14th.—^Whereas, G. P. Bennett of
Elk Point, D. T^ has through mistake,
paid School poll tax to this county for
the year 1875 and 1876, and a tax for the
1876 paid district School tax to said
county erroneously aggregating in all to th*
sum of$&30. Therefore on motion it is
heretp^rdartfd that tha County Treasurer
be autyoriae&Ho credit the said G. P. Ben
nett on bis taxes fsr 1877, to tha aaid
amount, viz $3.30, aadDie said credit al
lowed him only when ha «h*U J»/ the
other taxes assessed to him far last men
On motion U» Board a^joorn^for din
aar one hour. £&%*§
Re-convan*d in tho sjto«BOOB, aU mem
bars *f th* Board pns*Bt
Th* balance of the day consonMd by ex
amining aad caaealliag rsdasmsd Ceunty
Warrants, which wirraals had )p W
Evil News Rides Fast News Baits!
CANTON, D. T., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21,1877.
deemed by Bonds under special act of
Legialature. Adjourned at 10 o'clock r.
M., until 8 o'clock A. M., next day.
Convened in the morning pursusnt to
adjournment and all members of the Board
Examining and cancelling warrants con
tinued during the whole day.
Adjourned in the evening until 0 o'clock
Re-convened in the morjing. All mem"
bers of the Board present.
Examining and cancelling warranto con
tinued till noon, and in the after
noon the Board, upon motion, com
menced to examine about the delinquent
taxes and on motion appointed O. E. Rea
to assist them.
On motion official Bond of A. O. Hub
bard Coroner elect, with 0. S. Qifford, A.
P. Dixon and O. E. Rea as sureties approv
On motion Board then adjourned at
night until uext day at 9 o'clock a. m.
Reconvened in the morning. Commis
sioners Arneson and Roife and tha Cierk
The entire day consumed in looking up
delinquent taxes. On motion adjourned
till Monday, Nov. 19, 1877, at 10 o'clock
The Board convened in the morning
pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners
Arneson and Rolfe and the Clerk present.
The examination at tha delinquent tax
list continued till noon, adjonrnsd for
Re-convened after dinner. All members
uf the board present.
The work at delinquent tax list contin
ued the balance of tha day. On motion
the Board adjourned at 10 o'clock p. m.
till next day at 9 o'clock a. m.
It wil be well for all persons who were
elected to any of the Township offices to
inform themse lyes as far as possible ss to
the provisions of the law relative to their
qualifying. Some portions of tha Law are
as clear as mud, and so much so that a
person can choose the niaoner in which
he desires to follow in qualifying, provid
ed he ia willing to.chance it either way as
to which course would be legal One pro.
vision required the canvassing board, after
the completion of th* can«HS to make an
additional abstract of the vote cast for
township officers and file it with the town
clerk. This IMB not been don* in several
instances as we are informed by gentlemen
who were on the board of election, and iu
the new townships of course there was no
clerk with whom to file the abstract.—
Again one section provides that persons
elected shall file oath and Bond with a
certain County officer, and to be approved
by the couuty Board. Another section re
quires that bonds shall b* approved by the
chairman ot town board which would be
proper and legal inust be ascertained by
the parties interested and some embarrass
ment might be saved by a prompt attend
ance to the matter.
—EDITOR ADVOCATE: Allow me space
in your columns to return my most sincere
thanks to our friends, for the various and
valuable gifts, both in money and goods,
donated to us at tha Court House on the
These gifts, besides being material helps,
are particularly valuable as expressions of
confidence and friendship, as well aa being
very encouraging in frontier work. May
the Lord amply repay them for their gen
Gents and Ladies Arctic overshoes
Gents Beaver Foxed Boots, vesl calf, and
kip Boots, also an assorsment of Ladies
shoes which will be sold VBBT CHBAP for
I have decided io remain in Canton
about thirty days longer before going to
LuYerne. I shall be again ready to com.
mence business on Monday, Nov. 19th.
—OLD papers for sale at this office.
—FOB BALE.—A new Sawing Machine.
Enquire at this offic*.
—HIGHEST market price paid in cash
or trade for wheat at
ROWLET'S, Beloit, Iowa.
—MBSSRS Harlan and Cuppett have
gone to Tank ton to attend the U. S. Dis
trict Court, Mr. Cuppett as a juror.
—REV. MB. NEWBLL held s*rvic*s in
the School House, on Sunday evening
—THE Donation parly held at the Court
House on Thursday evening prov*d quite
remunerative, 65 dollars being realized.
—HAY, WHBAT, OATS, POTATOES, WOOD
BUTTER, and CORN taken on subscription
at this effice.
—OK Saturday the streets were fnll of
teams, and as soon ss the frost puts an em
bargo on ploughing, more will be visible.
—SKOW fell on Sunday and was clinch
ed beyond the power of a blizzard, by a
heavy coating *f sleet, but ploughing is
still progressing, not withstanding the
threats of cold weather,
person indebted to ma must
call and settle before the first day of Dec
Wheat, Oats, Barley, or Corn will be taken
DR. H. SOUTHARD.
—MM. JUDE has just completed his work
upon th* building of J. S. Benedict, in
such a manner as to demonstrate the fact
that he is an experienced and rapid plas
—THE District School commenced on
Monday tha 19th inst, with Homer Tupper
as principal. The first days attendance
was large, indicating that a crowded
achool house is liable to be the rule for
—WASH PBRCIVAL is in town interview
ing his numerous friends. He smiles
broadly at the mult of his twin brother
Oscar's success as a republican. Wash is
in the office of Capt. Hughea at Elk Point
where he has proven himself a faithful
aad efficient clerk.
I am often asked if|w* saw the Younger
brothers. Yes, we saw them. By the
courtesy of Mr. Reed and hia associate in
offic* w* had liberty to see and converse
with any and all of the prisoners. Really,
1 had BO acquaintance* and had but little
to say. I used my ears and *y*s more
than my tongue. Our Shariff talked a
long time with the Younger boys, as they
are called. We found them puttying pails
in a vary large unfinished room. They
were doing work that any boy 10 or 18
years old could do just as fast and just as
well. They talked freely of their former
life, of the suffering thay had is the big
woods of Minnesota. They showed the
wounds aad scars they had received in
th* many raids and bfttl** through which
they had passed. On the whole they mad*
a favorable impression on all their visitors.
They talked freely with Mr. Lndwig of cH
timea before the war ia Missouri. They
said th* man lately killed ia tha br Wsstj
asaa express robber was*n* oftaelrnnm- to spit* h*r husbaad, stole a pair of shoes
tor. Th*y kacwhlm wslL—FUSMS «s.'«oti»ti sh* would b* ssat to jaiL
Hew put the office
up Main street Friday afternoon behind
his team sawing them down to a reason
able and safe gait. The horses were unin
clined to moderate until they had their
run out. Lewis kept them in the road,
and finally brought them into a walk in
the outskirts of town.
—WB sre pl*aa*d to received the Com
mercial Advocate, published at San Fran
cisco Cal. It is an ably edited Journal
and from ita extended display of "ads" ap
pears to be well appreciated. To us its
columcfi Chinese business cards is a cur'«
osity. Among the many names are King
lai A Co., Tie Woo & Co., Kong On &
Co. Yee Wo & Co., Hip Wo & Co., and
finally ~Qiion Eat Chong ft. Co., which
possibly may mean that Quongeats Chong
Wo Fat and all tha other Co's.
and lady will
leave for Europe next week. Mr. Thon
stad's parents are anxious for him to visit
them, and be feels it a duty to gratify their
wish, as they have attained that age when
lifss thread is liable to be savered without
warning. The faithfUl manner in which
this gentleman nas executed the duties of
the office of County Clerk and Register of
Deeds, haa placed him in the confidence
of th* community, who wish him a pleas
ant journey and safe return to his post of
Notic* to Tax Payors.
Under the- present law the taxes levied
for the year 1877, are now due, and will
become delinquent on the first day et Jan
G. W. NATLOB,
16 yds for $1.00
at ROBERTSON'S STOBB.
•Frank LttlieU Popular Magatine, ed
ited by lb* Rev. Dr. Dieems, Pastor of the
Church of the Strangers, New York, is
now ready for Decemcer. It is a
number, containing 138 pages, profusely
illustrated, and teeming with articles of
rare merit aad brilliancy. This msgazin*
has b*com* so general a favorite, aad is
receiving such widespread support that it
will doubtless soon ba found in every
household in tha land. It numbers
amongst its contributors such men as Wil
liam (Allien Bryant, Rev. Bishop Wright
man, Rev. Dr. Potter, Rev. William M.
Baker, Rev. Dr. Rankin, Col. Thomas W.
Knox, Hon. A. J. Reqnier, Mrs. -Dickin
son, Mrs. Barr, Miss Brock, Col. Wm. P.
Johnson, R*v. Lyntaa Abbott, Sidney
Lani*r, Rev. Dr. Brantly, aad others. Each
numtwr ia handsomely^ illustrated with
100 engravings, and haa music and a rich
frontspiac*. With th* January copy which
will ba aa *xc*ll*at holiday aumber, w*
an promised a flaely nigrav*d portrait of
Dr. Damns, ita distinguished editor.—
Beautifhl aad substantial Binding Csaas
are ready for sale at th* close of *ach vol
ume, pric* 75 coats. Now ia tha tim* to
MlbscHb* to thia valuable MagasliM, single
copies, 98 cents annual subscription, $3
by mail, post paid. Address, Frank Las
lie's Publishing Hons* 597 Paarl Streat,
—A»omaa in Rochsater who dssb*£
ODDS AND CNP».
—Th*tt*ath ofth* Pop* ia hourly *r
—"Be chute and you will b* happy" Is
contradicted point blank by a Black Hills
man who wu chased ten miles by Indians.
—When is a bald-headed man apt to ba
reminded of his youthful days When h*
thinks of his top.
—Ths horse distemper that is proving
fatal among horses, is spreading rapidly
in Lowell, Msas.
—Persiu Tycoon, the Shah, is to visit
Europs nsxt seuon hia private sscretary
is now en-route to arrange for his visit
The Republican majority in Wisconsin,
is running up into the neighborhood of
—Ah Irish miser Wu found dead in his
bed in Dublin. Gold snd Railway shares
to the amount of £17,735 were found about
—A St Louis paper is discussing tha
questloa, "Does it hurt a man to hang
him? Of course it does It ruins him
—Minnesota has suffered greatly during
the put year on tho account of timber
thieves, who have stolen to the amount of
300,000 dollars worth of white pine.
—The Russian press calls upon the pat
riots to send the broken spoons and oth
er silver ware to the mint to.be coined, to
aid the government in paying up its for
—Twenty years ago In Gr't Britian there
wu one million more acres of i*ni
sown to wheatthan now, which partialy
accounts for the falling off of wheat crop
in that countiy.
—Senator Allison appears to be a gentle
man that will succeed himself in the Sen
ate from Iowa, at leut such is the opinion
of the great portion of tha press in that
—The wheat crip of the United States
is now estimated at 325,000,000 bushls.
In 1874 the yield of wheat, 309,102,700
bushels, and the corn crop of this is but a
trifle less than that of the year of 1875 & 6
-The wholesale establishment of Field
Leiter ft Co. of Chicago wu destroyed by
fire, at a loss of near a Million of dollars.
Th* Are took ia an unoccupied room in
the fifth story, and is unaccounted for.
Tht President wu interviewed by a
delegation of Senators, who visited him
relative to the appointment of so msny
Democrats to office. Some came away sat
isfied, and others indignsnt and pronounc
ing his explanation far from satisfactory.
Chicago's first families, or some of
them, have lean victimised by an educated
young womaa, who engages herself a
servant, and while aerviag in that capacity
has within the past six montbsstolen$ll,
000 worth of jewelry from the households.
—Seventy million bushels of grain are
annually used in the United States in the
manufacture of liquor, which would make
1,050,000 four-pound loaves ofbread. Great
Britian uses yearly 80,000,000 bnshels for
the same puorpose, and hu to impsrt for
—An old, paralyzed Indian walka about
the streets of Auatin, Nev., between two
poles that are fastened at his side and
drag on ths ground behind hiin. Without
them he would fall backward, but with
their bracing from behind, he is abl* to
get along very well.—Ex.
Bismarck wu really a live town lut
season, judging from the arrival and de
parture ofthe Steamboats as reported in
the Tribune. Between April 18th, and
Nov. 5th, 41 different steamers arrived at
the landing, and they wu always loaded,
arriving and departing.
—The Deadwood Ttmtt gives us this
item. It serves to show the rapid advance
ment our Black Hills cousins are making
in metropolitan airs: "In abouj tea days
Mr. W. F. Hosford will open th* Bonanza,
on Lee street, a skating parlor, with 150
pairs of roller skates."—Pre»».
—A n*w plan of advertising hu been
adopted by a restaurant keeper in N*w
York, who placea a man in front of hia ea
tablishment who hu a splendid dinner bo
fore him which h* eats in the preaanc* of
the crowd, and the t*mptati*n is too strong
formany cannot resist going insid* and
—The much talked of Yellowstone di
vision of the Northern Pacific railroad,
205 milea long, seems actually to have
been started. Preparations are in progress
for a spring campaign along tha whole
route, and squatters sre building shanties
along th* lin* aad laying out paper eiti«s.
—Francis Train waa a witness for th*
defendant in a cas* triad ia New Jersey,
whsrein Nllson, former publisher af th*
Train Lique, wu triad for fsrging Rail,
road passes Train became ao volnbl* that
they ordered him to be withdrawn from
the stand. Train called a mam meeting
that eveaing to discuss the right of Court
to dos* tha mouth of a witness.
—flitting Bull gives a graphic descrip
tion of OoMtnl Custer's last i|h* So
says that ths soldiers ware so stiff
sore from long sad smn riding
they oould hardly walk,
ttat theyeasad fot shoot straight That
Baataaaa Oarda of Sis liaaa or lass, f*Xt
or loch additional liae, Sl^S.
LaRaladnrtliiawta lasirtid at lata! «*u#.
gyAlladvarMslatawwaala aeMod •ortMy.
Oor»aa»«*datia aollettid froaa all
a*, on aa/ nlatWrt pMttaia* to toaaliMwa. AI
•rauMBioatioaaarttUa siMiiissim fcy tho wait
*aiaao,iet ooaaaaarBy W»rt6oatlnai buta»
atoaof sail Wits
Ordara for all Made ti lot tUaWs »aaapHy li
«ndad to. nlekly Sllad, aad aattafcoBrfu aaaraatood
—Iagersoll writes sa Indiania paper
that "from ths tima alcohol Issues from
the coiled and poisoned worm of the dis
tillery, until it empties into the hell of
crime, dishonor sad death, it demoralizes
every body that touches it from its sourco
to its end. W*
not wonder that every thoughtful man is
prejudiced against that damned stuff call
—Charly Darning hu put new first class
coaches on the line from Yankton to Sioux
Falls, and with all the other equipment ia
first rate style, now presents unequalled
inducements to travelers. Fine coaches,
fine stock and quick time, goodaccommo
dations along the line, with a delightful
route and through in 12 hours, are tins
features ofthe Yankton and Sioux Falls
—The death of Mr. Coolbough, th*
Bank President in Chicago, has giv«n rise
to different theories as to th* cause. Soma
claim that it wu domwtic trouble, other*
that it waa caused by drink, and some of
his warmest friends think or intimate that
he did seek death by his own hand*, but
the prevalent theory that it wu trouble of
mind, occassioncd by domestic infieicity,
that will remain a mistery or a secret
with the family forever.
—Now is the time to subscribe to Frank
Leslies Popular Monthly. The December
number is ready. It contains a very d«
tailsd and eatertaining account if the
venerable Peter Coopoj, founder ot the
Cooper Institute, New York. The article
is illustrated with a large number of very
appropriate engravings, aad will prove of
spccial interest to tha people. Another
elaborate article, entitled,-''Volcanoes, an
cicnt and modern," is illustrated with over
twenty excellent pictures. Another on
"The Artificial Production of light," is
exceedingly well written aad liberally il
lustrated. Ia addition than is a larg«
amount of carefully selected miccllany.
The Popular Monthly hu worked its way
high up among the favorite magszenes of
our countiy, and well deserves the favor"
it receives. Every department of .teraturw
is represented. Its bcautifal stories are
captivating, and the pulication is constant
ly growing in public fhvor. Beautiful
and substantial Binding Cases are ready
for sale at tha clos* of each volnmn, prior
75 cents. Terms: Single copias, 25 c*nts
annual subscription, $3. by msil post paid
Address, Frank Leslie's Publishing Hncse^
537 Pearl Street, New York. if-
Telegram to the Sioux City Journal.
LONDON, Nov. 1#.—An Ahera "Kalsls
special says Ears wu captured by about
100,000 Russians who climbed steep rock*
ramparts and walls ejm*1
number orOSspsrately fighting Torka toa
hesdlong fight oyer their ditches and pant'
pets, compelling them to fight or surren
der. Tha escalade had been originally fix
ed for the 13th, but it wu postponed ow
ing to bsd weather. Tha principal attack
was made upon the southern forts. Gen,
Lazarefi who commanded tha right wing'
consisting of the fortieth division, usauh*
ed Hafiz Pasha's fort, crowning a steep
rocky, height, and.Gen. Count Grabbe, with
a regiment of Moscow grenadiers and a
regiment of the thirty-ninth division at
tacked Hafiz Pasha in tha center, the
Khaulic Tabia Sauyarri Tabia, th* threw
towers aad th* citadel. Th* Ardahaa bri
gade and another regiment of Moscow
grenadiers under Gens. Roop and Komraff,,
forming tha left wing, assaulted Ft Inglis
on the north. Tha attack began in the
center at 8:30 Saturday evening whew
Count Grabbe led hia brigade against
Khaulic redoubt and himself fell dead af
the first onset, pierced by a bullst C*pt.
Kvademicke ofthe Thirty-ninth rej(}pi*at
wu hist to eater the redoubt at 11 at night
His sword was cut clear out of his h-uid
and his clothes pierced. Tb« redoubt
surreadarad early |n tha morning sind tinm
the three towers almost simaftaafeophr
with the capture of Khauliaredotibt.. Ther
Russian seldiffl* mada but triflidg booty,
aad spared peacftal citizens, women aad
children. Gfen. Lorris Melikofi directei
during the day. Grand Duke Michael ws*
present also, and formed anchsntered ther
city at 1:10 Sunday morning.
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baartef ism *qr of*
and naeotad by Baary Wamor, of tfcr
of Tjnroln and Twilluty of Pakata, mf
for to WflHaai O. TBHTIT rf Ml mkiTli
r, aad Territory of DiM,nMnH Xort
Maraeordaiia tha adioa of tha najtatar of
af Uaaola county, to Beak of Hot t*
gafaa, atnoRsa STS, S71 aad tTS, aa 0» lKfc to
of Ana^at/irr*, at S o'«ioea)a.
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