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THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 28. 1ST7.
S. C. ELDRIDGE,
AuMltlt Editor and Business Manager.
Time of Closing the Mails at the
Gain* Bait on the S. M. R. R. at.. 8:55 A. M.
West 12:4® i*.
Going Ewt on the Mil., St. P. Chi
eatfo. 9:40 A. n.
Oei DC Wut on the Mil. St. P. 4 Chi
cago 12:40 P.M.
Galas bf th* Mason City Branch... 0:40 A. N.
A. A. IIAR.WOOD, Postmaster.
Attorney at Law.
Practices in all Courts of the State.
Prompt attention given to COl LECTING.
Office over the Mower County Bank. 39tf
LIME, for Sale
by C. W. HANSOM & CO.
Horse Corn Planters aiul hand Corn
Plautcrs, nny Kind you want at Van's.
The Key Stone horse Corn Planter is ac
knowletled by everyone who uses them, lo
be the BOSS planter of the world.
Corn Planters and Cru Plows are
among the staple articles which Van keeps
on hand, and sells to thosiu who want.
Van has a reputation for selling none
but the best of articles in his line, and he
is prepared at all times to sustain and
make good his waranty.
Van has for sale the Gorlnun and the
Star Corn Plows, both for riding and walk
ing, and he will put tli*m to competition
with any corn plow manufactured.
When Diogt-ns was carrying his candle
around, he was looking lor a man. If he
had have been looking fur acorn planter
he could have found one nt E. P. A mi's
Two horse Corn Plows, one horse Corn
Plows, riding Corn Plows, walking Corn
Plows, iron beam Corn Hows, wood beam
Corn Plows, good and cheap at Vau's
The Harvester aad Self-Binder on ex
hibition at Van's warehouse, is the strong
est, simplest, most economical, and best
Harvester and llimlef in the world. The
first two words of the makers nenne is
MCC'OUUICK.—perhaps you've heard that
Scales, Fanning Mi lis,Vr'agons,Reapers,
Mowers, Threshers, Harse»tets, Binders'
Hay Rakes, Corn Plows, Planters, Har
rows, Plows, Bells, or anything els-' in my
line, XJDU will find in stock ami for sale
at all times of the day or night, at the
brick store south side of the Park, Austin,
TO THE Pt'llLIC.
In assuming control of the local and
business departments of the TuANSCiiirr,
I shall not attempt to raise in the minds
of any one expectations ot great thing*
to be performed, but shall aim :o make it
a readable and aceep'able paper in every
home iu Mower county, in mechanic:!.!
appearance as well as otherwise. To this
end I shall labor, endeavoring at a!! times
to fill my department with that only which
is good, pure and elevating in its tendency.
Mr. Harwood will bestow upon the edi
torial department that attention and abil
ity, which have won for the paper the
re-pect of i!s contemporaries and the cord
ial support -of the public. It is uiy pur
pose to better my facilities fordoing work
in the best style of thenrt, so tljtti I shall
Ijoi be excelled by any office, and in order
that I ngay be successful in presenting a
good local paper to the readers of the
TFTVXAGRIFT, I would solicit a continuance
of the liberal patronage heretofore received
by it. Yours truly,
S. C. ELQRID3I?.
Wheat is on the rise, $1.60.
New goods nt al! the s'.orca.
Plenty of feed at Rinsom's.
The first day of May is Arbor Day.
Storm doors and windows are 1'iiJ in
Plenty of good corn at Ransom & Co's
People who live in glass houses have
The big fat house fly has agaiu made
Bugs, mosquitoes and "sich" have made
Many of the summer schools will be.
gin nexj Monday.
Duck hunting, boating and fishing has
commenced in earnest.
Correspondence solicited from every
township in the County.
Lafayette French is out again, after ft
severe attack of erysipelas.
Major Van Valken burgli, of LaCrosse,
was in the city last Friday.
Now is the lime to subscribe for the
Only $2 a year.
Mr. B. \V. Lovell will ship two or three
H|ore car loads of hogs next week.
Will French lias accepted a position
tyith It. Dnnklemanu as salesman.
Potatoes are in demand at present, both
for home consumption and for shipping.
C. W. Ransom-Co. are agent for
Mitchell County Lime. Give theni a call-
H. ll: Corey, of Hamilton, came over
on Monday, on his way to Minneapolis.
The yoice of the ice-man lias the sound
of "hollow mockery" these ohilly morn
When .you write a dunning letter, always
use blue iuk It is as effectual as blue
Correspondents and advertisers will
please -hand in their favors early next
"Till." Hutchinson, of the Spring Val
ley Progress, made us brief call on
The line Shower of Hon ay evening
last, laid the dust and gave vegetation a
Tw6 or thieo of oar merchants intend
taking a pleesqffi/KUtj&'ff f* .Taf^6t®a'
N. Paileq and y?if© returned last
Friday from Illinois, wlivte tUey spent
Fast Day was observed by our mer
chants generally, rnd the Public Schools
were also closed.
The applications for a nights lodging
at the county jail, are very numerous, so
we are informed.
Throe hundred bushels of Potatoes
wanted at Ransom & Co's. Highest price
will be paid in caBli.
Fire is the great purifier, and the accu
mulated debris of the winter is being
committed to the flames.
We are informed that crass is now so
far along, that sheep have quit hay and
are subsisting on the grass.
r. Solner's new goods have arrived
and are already being carried into the
country by eager purchasers.
The seaon is fully ten days earlier tliau
it was last year. Many of the farmers
have finished putting in wheat.
Miss Lillic- Cliatfield returned from
Spring Valley last week, where she had
been visiting friends and relatives.
Numerous improvements are going on
all over the ci!}-, in the shape of new
houses, barns, sidewalks and fences.
The street crossing at the corner of
Maple and St. Paul streets in a very bad
condition, and should receive attention.
Dr. G. S. Brigliam has taken K. L.
Kimball's residence and will bring his
family here to reside iu two or three
Mr. R. Solner has returned, after pur
chasing a very carefully sc'.ected stock of
goods, which will be here in a very short
Early flowers have put in an appcar
ence. The crass is starting beautifully
on the prairies, and many fields look
James Cronon has Cigars, Tobacco
Fruits, «fcc., &c., which he is selling cheap.
He keeps also the latest Newspapers and
The first game of Base Ball of the sea
son, was played on last Saturday, by some
of our ametuer players, and they really
C. II. Bohmer has rep ipored his store
room and otherwise fitted it up, until he
lias now a very re at stand to receive his
Sam Svenn ingson, of Attains has been
appointed Postmaster of that place, to
fill the vacancy occasioned by the re
movel ot Mr. Coibitt.
Hall & West are never slow to adopt
substantial improvements. They have a
full supply or the blue glass chimneys—
the neatest thing in use.
Last week had the appearance of Sun
day all through, while the farmers have
been b'tsy attending to seeding, taking ad
vantage of the good weather.
II ave you seen the spring styles of Boots
and Shoes at Swan's, and have you seen
the bottom prices at which they will be
sold They can't be beat. l-9t.
We take pleasure in calling attention to
the advertisement in auother column of
the Western Silver Ware Company, of
Milwaukee. Geo. G. Jacobv, Manager.
Catarrh in all stages whether in old or
voung, can be cured. I)i. Pagin &
Strode, specialists in chronic diseases,
make this one their special efforts. 30tf
D. inks is fully prepared to do all
kinds of work in the line ot his profes
sion. As a renovator of soiled clothing
it is probable that he has no equal in the
We inadvertently omitted to acknowl
edge a pleasant visit recently from Mr.
Wall of the Lauesboro Journal, one of the
most original and spicy papers in the
The TRANSCRIPTJob oflicc is Ihe best
place in Mower County, to get first class
printing, for the simple reason, that we
have the material aud know how to put it
Now is the time to do up the tree plant
ing. Much of this has been done, but
much more is needed. In fact, every one
ought to add some improvements in this
direction this spring.
Reports from all parts of the State, indi
cate that the crop of wheat Ibis year .will
be considerably larger than in former
years, while the crop of 'hoppers will be
THEY HAVE COME.—The finest and
latest styles of Boots and Shoes for spring
and summer wear at Swan's. Go and see
them and the extreme low prices at which
they will be sold.-^ -l-0t.
Owing to the illness of Rev. J. W. El
dridge for the past two weeks, no services
were held in the Universalist church last
Sunday. The usual services will be
resumed next Sunday.
The Bpptist and Universalist churehes
bath held their rpgulKr church sociables,
on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, of
last week. Agreeable sessions are report
ed in bot)i instances. :.'Ar
Dowx THE* Go.—-While Boots
Girls, when your young
Shoes are advancing in eastern markets
they are coming down in Austin for
proof of which see J. Truesdell's adver.
tiscment this week. 42tf
may be permitted'•to rool the whpel of
conversation around tbe a*lc-trec of your
understanding," don't get mad. He only
wants to know if he may ask pa.
§100,000 TO LOAN
in Mower county on first real estate mort.
gage, in sums of $500 and upwards., ...
GUEKNMAN & ABBEYI
90tf Autsin, Mlnnv
Knute Wold has commenced e*cayp.
ting, and? will soon have a foundation
ready for the i|ne superstrtictate wliicli he
will place upon it «jlis site Is.
am street, between College and Allegany
We were informed by Mr. "Sprtck'1
Hutchins,that Jesse Makepeace, the young
gentleman who lelV here with him, is do
ing finely, and is highly delighted with
tho country, which all his friends in
this city wlUJw pleated to leirn?
In another column of this paper will
be found a reliable mafkettepdtt, and our
readers can rely upon it in the future as
J. Swan has hits store nicely filled With
the choicest Boots and Shoes to be found
in the. market. He manufactures for.
those who prefer home ma:1e articles of
If you would like to be surprised go to
Gtant and e**fliino
.the new stock of elotbing
he has just received. You will find that lie
will sell you a suit loiter than it could be
bought 100 years ago or 100 year* hence.
Call on Gum. 0tf
The election of officers for the Free
Reading Room Association, will be held
at the "Rooms," on Tuesday evening next
at 8 o'clock. The attendance of every
member is desired. By order of the Exe
JAMES CUOSON, in addition to the many
other attractions at his place of business
keeps the very latest N£WS. Ail the
leading Magazines, Periodicals and Iilus
tratcd Papers may be found on his counter
The latest about town is to have some
one approach you and remark, as lie pulls
a box containing a single corn plaster
from his pocket, "I can't offer you a cigar,
but I will share my last corn plaster with
JAMES CKONOX still keeps a supply
those excellent cigars. He lias also a nice
selection of confectionery, and some of
the finest fruits in the market. It is no
trouble for him to show goods, that's
part of his business.
A special business meeting of the La
dies' Floral Club will be held at Mrs. F.
King's, on Tuesday, May 1st, at 3 o'clock,
p. m. A full attendance of the members
is particularly desired.
S. L. DAVIDSON, Sectretary.
Medical intelligence is more largely dif
fused than any other information. There
is not a house in town where one can com*
plain of a sore throat, or pain in the head,
that somebody will not tell him what will
The pastors of the several churches will
do us a favor.by handing in the subjects
of their discourse, for the Sunday follow,
ing each issue of this paper. We desire
to place them under the head of "Church
Mrs. Sutton, the Secretary and Librarian
of llic Free Reading Rooms imports that
TOT books were drawn from the Library,
and the Rooms were visited by 2056 per
sons during the quarter ending March 31st
Professor Zera, the great Sleight-of
hand performer and Ventriloquist, is the
finest artist in his profession that we ever
saw. He is simply inimitable and unap
proachable,—standing alone upon the
climax ot ultimate achievement.
The Irish man who declared the drug
gist to he stingy because the emetic was
so small, is only surpassed by those peo
ple who think that because Tallmadge &
Ball don't sell second-class groceries, they
feel themselves above common folks.
Moiiry to Loan.
Person desiring to borrow money in
sums not less than one thousand dollars,
upon acceptablc real estate security, can
obtain it at SINE L'EU CENT IXTEUEST, by
applying at the Law olliec of D. B. John
son, Jr., over Smith, Wilkins & Easion's
Mr. G. C. Powell, who has been con
nected with E. P. VanValkcnburgh for
the past three ye.irs, left last Tuesday for
Sioux City and other points of interest.
He will probably be absent about a
month, when he will retnru and resume
his regular routine of business.
Everybody should attend the entertain
ment at Jones' Hall on Saturday evening
next, and witness the musical talent (lis
played by the Philharmonic Club. They
arc highly spoken of by the eastern press
Go early and secure a good seat at llay*s
Two men whose names we fi.iled to get
were examined before a justice at Taopi,
on Monday last, upon a charge of stealing
fencing from the Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway Company. The evidence was
sufficiently strong to bind their, over un
til tlic fall term of Court.
Dr. J. L. Counor, the celebrated physi
cian who recently oame here from St.
Louis, to render aid to Miss Mary Boyu
ton, and In which he lias so far been vcry
successful, has found it necessary to pro
cure suitable rooms in the city, and he
can now be found at Mr. A. Wright's resi
James Trucsdell, the boot and shoe
dealer has removed all the old boxes from
his shelves and supplied them with an
entirely new lot, which makes the store
look very nice indcct|. It may be said
also that Ihe boxes are filled with as fine
a selection of boots and shoes as were
ever offered for sale in the city.
S. Hutchins came down last. Saturd-iy
from Yankton, and returned again on
Monday. He is not so enthusiastic as
when he was here before, yet.hi* courage
is good. He thinks lie has undertaken a
business that will prove profitable and
permanent, although at present it issomc
-what different both in character and ex
tent, from what he anticipated that it
We have a Pump in our oistern, and it
works like a charm our wife thinks it Is
splendid "Bertha" says she don't know
how she got along without it the (boys"
say (hey have no "chaps" on their hands
now, and, in fact, we thiuk rainwater is a
"soft thing." The Pump was bought of
Ira Jones, who lias more of the same
kind, which he will sell cheap for cash.
Mrs. Mack, a lady boarding with Mrs.
A. Wright, while on her wav down town
to do some shopping, was attacked by an
ugly cow belonging td Mr. James Mc
QraJhi throwing her to the ground so vi
olently HS to sustain quite serious injury.
Mrs. M- was picked up by friends and
taken l)oine and is now rapidly recover
ing. Such cattle should not be permitted
to rqn at forge.
Printer's inl( ft*3 been more instrumen
tal and effectual In estaWlaty jng business
than money anc) brains combined. It is
the height of absurdity to imagine that any
business can become prosperous without
advertising, and those who eyej- worked
upon this policy have always heen. the
loser. The most extensively and Liberally
advertised establishments are^almoat In
variably the most proqproufe,
Tbe unhappy man.who lias.been lured Persons going to.Chicago and rfUur
all winter to takac|iancs in a lottery for point' cast,should remember that the trains
a chamois oyster drowned in a bushel ot
hot peppered milk, at fifty cents a plate,
is no soouer rejoicing in liia emancipation
from church sociables, than the ladies of
the congregation begin to plan strawbenry
Dr. Allen, of Portage City, Wis., will be
at Brown's House, in Grand Meadow, on
Thursday, May 10th, and remain one
day, and at the Brown's House BrowhS
dale, Friday May 11th, and remain two
days only, and at the Fleck House, in
Austin, on Sunday, May 13th, and
remain three days only. All those' wish
ing liis services must remember the days.
The doctor comes well recommended
Examination and consultation free. '47tf
The Southern Minnesota road lias been
thoroughly repaired and extensively im
proved, and has been provided with an
entirely new passenger equipment, un
equalled by that of any road in the State
It is now in comicction with the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, the best,
as well as the shortest and quickest line
to Chicago and all eastern points. Pas
senger trains pass Ramsey, as follows:
going cast, 10 A. M. going west, 3:25 p. M.
There will be amass temperance meet
ing held in the Congregational Church,
Friday (to-morrow) evcoing, to which ail
who are interested in pushing forward
the work of temperance in our community
are cordiuliy invited to be present and
assist in making the meeting a profitable
as weil as an interesting one. The object
is to devise some means by which to
make the temperance work more effective,
in view of the grand work that is being
done all over the State. Let there be a
large turnout to the meeting.
Sin:—Sometime ago a match was form
ed between the White Caps and Catholic
Nine, of this cily. The first game was
played"several days ago and was won by
the "Caps." On Saturday last, tlie sec
ond came off, the "Nines'" being the
Winners by a score of twenty-one to twen
ty, and on the last iunings, whitewashing
the "Caps." The Ihird game of the
match will be played before long, and
will no doubt be very closely contested «s
the respective clubs are nearly equal
in skill and muscle.
The following newly elected officers of
the Sons of Temperance, were installed
on Monday evening, April Kith:
W. P.—E. B. Crane.
W. A.—Miss Alice Tubbs.
R. S.--Frank Sterling.
A. R. S.—Miss Olive Crane.
T. S.—Clint Smith.
Chaplin.—Rev. H. J. Ctist.
Conductor.—Chas. E. Lord.
Ass't Conductor.—Miss Marion Tubbs.
S—Miss Eva Eldridge.
O. S.—C. W. Ransom.
Th is Lodge is now in a very flourish
ing condition, and numbers about one
hundi'id and ten.
Mr. W. S. Kimball, a brother of R. L.
Kimball, and formcriy a resident of this
city, spent the Sabbath here among old
friends. He resides at Jackson, a noted
grasshopper locality, and among other
things he related a singular circumstance
about the pestiferous insect. Iu that see
tion last year considerable of tlio Lost
Nation wheat was sovu, and it was not
touched at all by »he 'hoppers. They
took til oilier kinds of grain, and even
grats to seme cxt« nt, but they let this
wheat alon?, and it grew finely and yield
ed an average of twenty bushels per acre.
It may be well for our people to trj it.
GRAND MEAIWW, Minn., July 12, 1S7G.
We, the undersigned, do hereby recom
mend to those suffering from the effect of
diseases, R. L. Wolcott's Great CATARRH
ANNIIIILATOR, as the best remedy in use
for Catarrh, Neuralgia, Erysipelas, Sore
Eyes, Headache, Toothache, etc.
Pain Paint cures Scald Head, Salt
Rheum, Cancers, Flesh Wounds, Sore
Throat and Uheumatism.
Consumption Cure cures Colds aud
Coughs of the worst form.
SAM, AXDKM. G. IT. DYER
AI.VA HUNT PETJ:R PETERSON
A. NORLES CENA LRSHKU
This medicine can be had of J. D.
Lf,sher, General Agent for R. L. Wolcotl's
Great Family Remedies, by addressing
him at Grand Meadow, Minn. 15tf
It has grown to be a custom for cattle
dealers to buy all Ike young cattle that
they can find in this region and ship them
cast to be fattened for the market, and our
people have encouraged the practice, but
it is contrary to their interest to do so.
When a creature has been raised to the
age of three years lie Jias cost nearly all
that lie will bring if offered to the dealers,
but lie is in a condition IQ bv yastly im
proved in value by being stall.fcd, and
that too at a comparatively small cost.
The farmer shopld remember that when
his steers are old enough to be sought af.
tcr by drovers, they are of just the right
age to be made profitable if rightly treat
ed, Instead of selling them for $25 or
$30 per head, he may feed them a couple
of months and make them bring from
$75 to $100 each. The best way to mar
ket coarse grain is to put it into the form
of good beef and pork. Then there will
be sale for it at good priccs,
Having occasion to.-get some fruit trees
and evergreens, Wf, last Tuesday, drove to
the farm of A. V.Ellis, Esq., which foiitu
ated about three-fourths of a mile from the
public square, in, this city. Mr. Ellis lias
lived there during the last eighteen years,
worked hard, been economical and pru.
dent, and now enjoys an houcst compe
tence. ^Ilelias G40 acres of laud in a
body, about one-half of which is under
cultivation, requiring the constant,labor
of four teams, and tlie same number of,
men, and in Ihe hiUTCSt and threshing
season a force much greater. He keeps
a large stock of cattle of good breed, ail
though hehaaneverexpended roucliupon
fancy aniiuals. He lias experimented
cxtensively with the ditterent kinds of
fruit With gr&tifyipg success —having
many varieties of healthy, and hardy ap
ple trees whioh "bear abundantly. The
subject of arboYictitiurc early 'received
from him careful attention, and he lias
experimented much and with veiy favor,
able resuljs with various kinds of shade
and ornamental:: trees. His success in
producing the different species of the
evergreen hat been i^ogt signal—a fact
which Is attested by fW many beautiftil
tiftil grounds. Mr: Ellis is an American
Grunu Duke, one or those men wl|o
by judiciously and faithfully cuiti?t|tiqg
the soil, attain a def^ree of independence
Inferior only to ttie 'soterlgn" power by
wltichUiey.frfere created. Spelt,men ought
topro^Br,ing !0iey 4o
of the Southern Minuesota Railroad now
cross the great iron bridge at La Crosse,
and connect in the same depot with, the
trains of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St,
Paul Railway. 48tf
Now is the time of year for Pneumonia
Fever, «&c. Every family should have a
BOCIIKB'8 GERMAN SYRUP.
Don't allow for one moment that cough
to take hold of your child, your family or
yourself. Consumption, Asthma, Pncu
mouia, Croup, Hemorrhages, and other
fatal diseases may set in. Although it is
SYRUP is curing thousands
of these dreaded diseases, yet it is much
better to have it at hand when three doses
will cure you. One Bottle will last your
whole family a winter and keep you safe
from danger. If you are consumptive,
do not rest until you have tried this remedy
Sample bottle 10 cents. Regular size 75
cents. Sold by your druggists Clemmer
& Pooler. 30. eow.
Aeari* POST OFFICE. Mower Co., Minn.,)
April 28, 1877.
The following is a list of letters which
have been ij this office thirty days, and for
which no call has been made. To obtain
them, applicants should nsk lor "advertised
letters," and give tho date of this notice:
Coon, Mrs. Jennie
Stourgcut, Mrs. John
Hnrpending, A. S.
Johnson, Miss Gina C.
Saterbo, Ole *lsen
llood,: Miss 11. L.
ubbu rd, Miss An ieL.
Cnneven, Mrs. T. M.
Toiman, Mrs. T. M.
Butord, D. 11.
If not/delivered witLin four, weeks, they
will,be sent to the Dead Letter OQtoe.
A. A. II AH WOOD, P. M.
Auattn Produce Market.
Corrected weekly by C. W. Ransom A Co.
OFFICE MOWKR Co. TRANSCMPT,
April 26, 1877.
WHEAT, No. 2, $ bushel....
FLOUlt, $ 100 ft«
CORN, $ bushel
TIMOTHY SEED, $ bushel....
POTATOES, $ bushel
ONIONS, $ bushel
CHEESE, 13 tb
EGGS, $ dozen
BEEP, on toot, lb
HIDES, green, lb
HAY, 3$ ton
WOOD, $ cord
SOFT COAL, ton, Illinois....
1 50(31 60
4 50(g)5 1)0
5 00@5 50
5 00® 7 00
HARD COAL, $ ton 13 00® 00
I have on my farm ia Pleasant Valley,
Mower County, Minnesota, two very fine
Durban Bulls. They are descendants of
Col ftiicl King's famous herd of Short Ilorus
I will se II one or both of them. Time will be
given for the purchase prion if desired.
Address, W. L. STILES,
45tf High Forest, Minn.
Clemmer & Pooler,
DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF
Oor. Main & Mill Streets.
48-ly AUSTIN, MINN.
Closing Out Sale.
On account of tho late fire, I (ball close out
my entiro stock of
dents' Furnishing Goods,
Thia is no humbug, as everybody wilt see
by calling at my store, beforo purchasing
The goods must and will be sold regard*
lesS ot cost.
and satisfy yourself,
W OrKlUff UZen lor
April 4, 1317.
Attorney at Law, Notary Public, and Jus
tie* of the Peace. .Will attend -promptly to
business entrusted to his eare. Colleetiens
made a specialty. Lansing Mewer County
U. S. INTERNAL REVENUE
Nay 1,1977, to Aprii SO, 187ft.
The Revised Statutes of tbe United States,
Scction '4232, 3237, 3238, aud 3239,,.require
every person engaged in^ i*ny busjnesa,"avoca
tion/ or employment which'renden bint,lia
ble to a SPECIAL TAX, To- pKoeoav ASP
PliACR CORSPICOODSLT ill HlS ETTABLLSIIMKSIT
OR PUCE OF EVSIMBSSA SRAMH denoting the
ayment of said SPECIAL TAX for the Special
'ax Year beginning May 1. 1877, before
commencing or continuing business after
A return, as prescribed on Form 11, is also
required by law of every person- liable to
Special Tax, as above.
The Tuxes embraced within tbe provisions
of tbe law above quoted aie the follwwing, iz:
Rectifiers ..$200 00
Lealers, retail liquor 25 00
Dealers, wholesale liquor......... 100 00
Dealers in malt liquors, wholesale... 50 00
Dealers in malt liquors, retalK.20 00
Dealers in leaf tobacco 2." 00
Retail dealers in leaF tobacco 500 00
And on sales of orer $1,000, fifty
cents for every dollar in exeess
Dealer* in Manufactured tobacco....» 5 00
Manufacturers of stills 50 00
And for each still manufactured... 20 00
And for each worm manufactured 20 00
Manufacturers of tobacco............... 10 00
Manufacturers of cigars. 10 00
Peddlers of tobacco, first class (more
than two horsed or other animals)
Peddlers of tobacco, second class,
(two hotses or other animals)
Peddlers of tobaeoo, third class,(one
horse or otb$r animal)....
Peddlers of tobacco, fourth class,
(on foot or uublic conveyance)....
Brewers of less than 500 barrels......
Brewers of 500 barrels or more......
Aiiy person so liable, who shall fail to com
ply with the foregoing requirements will be
subject to severe penalties.
Persons or firms liable to pay any of the
Special Taxes named above must apply to
A. C. Smith, Collector of Internal Revenue »t
Rochester Minn., and pay for and procure the
Spccial-Tax or Stamp or Stamps they need,
prior to May 1, 1877. and without further no
Spccial-Tax Stamps will be transmitted by
mail only on receipt from the person or firm
ordering the same of specific directions.so to
do, together with the necessary postage
stauips or the amount required to pay the
postage. Tbe postage on one stamp is three
cents and on two stamps six cents. If it is
desired that they be transmitted by register
ed mail, ten cents additional should accom
pany the application.
Commissioner of Internal Reveuue.
OFFICK OF INTERNAL REVENCF,
Washington, D. C., January 23, 1877.
2& uich-2t Apl.
F. I. & H. L. Crane.
Dealers in all kinds of Seasoned
Also alt sites and itilcs of
We keep constantly on hand a large and
well selected stock, and sell at the lowest liv
ing prices. Office and yard in front of the
Boots & Shoes#
HALL & WEST'S
CALL & SEE.
FROM BIS MEW
Supplies the surrounding eommunity with
every thing needed in bis line of trade.
Goods First Glass. Prices Low.
GIVE ME A CALL,.
Ramsey,' *rtl 25,1876. 4-tf
To Ihe WorklnK €!*»•.—We are
HOs prepared to furuish all classes with Sob-
fAM C!A1 A empJoyment at home, the whole of the
wSll° I time, or for their spare moments. Business
«.•••• new, light and profitable. Persons of either
1 have two Yoke of good Working Cattle sex easily earn from &A eents to $5 per eve
for sale. They are in condition for use, sad niag, and ft proportions sum by devoting
will be sold low and on satisfactory terms, their whole time to the business. Boys and
Enquire at jny farm two miles south of Austin,
girls earn nearly as ipuoh as men. That all
who see this noties may send their address,
ami test-the business we make this unparal
leled offer? To mch as are net well satisfied
we trill send oiie dollar to pay tor the trem
ble of writing- Full particulars, samples,
worth sereral dollars to eomuende wcrk on,
and a eopy of Hove and Fireside. one of the
largest and best Illustrated pubUoations, all
sent free by maiL Reader, if you want psr^
aanent, -profitable work, nddress OIIOBOS
A Ce., Pqrtlandj
SITUATED COSVENIEKTLY FOR
RAILROADS 1 SCHOOLS.
The lands which I clfcr arc among the fin
est in-the State,and cligibTv locateit. They
are owned by ?.eu-residcnts, chiefly, vr'io are
anxious to sell, and they can be had very
cheap. Any person writing to me WNI ro
ceive full particulars upon every tnjiie con
nected with the business of Ileal Estatu.
Call upon, or, Address, endowing stvmp,
Austin, Mower Co., Miun.
pictures mado a
Sulicit your or
ders, unit guar
tion. W or
done in ludiu
Ink, Water Co 1
W ?, Oil Coioi?,
I to s,
Any size Iroin
Cirte tie Yixih,
to 24 by f!il. All
kinds of frames
and views. Come
gents wanted to
take orders for
A.. J. WOLD,
Bedding, Looking Glasses, Picturc Frames
etc., etc.. etc.
I keep a good assortment, and attend
I AM SELLING ALL KINDS OF WINTER
Brownsdalc, January U, 1877.
^NDIiEW D. imOWN.
boy wheat at tho highest market rates,
and accept grain for storage*
j-T A. EB0WN.
GRAIN AND LUMBER.
I pay th# highest market prioe for wheat,
and I sell all
KINGS OF iCMBBS
at pricos and on terms to meet the wishc3 of
W E N A S
residence here has given me a familiarity with
the people, and.a knowledge of their wants,
and I will endeavor to meet all their just ex
Office and Yard at the Depot.
Brownsdale, May 7,167G.
NOTARY PUBLIC AND LOAN
May, 6th, 1876.
L. SLEEPER & SON,
Druggists & Grocers.
We keep a complete assortment of
Drngs, Paints, Oils, Glass, Fatty, etc.
We compound medicines and fill prescriptions
with great care.
tVe keep everything fresh, and of the very
choicest quality, and we sell as low as possi
Brownsdale. May 7,1876.
A. J. HUNT,
ESTATES COLLECffl AGENT
:_Y ... Business dons promptly.
BroWnsdale, Mian., May 18,1376.
EJ. & J. A. TANNER,
vo: BROWNSDALE, MINN.
Wo furnish warm meals at all hoars, and
we stopply all calls for- Bread, Pits, Cakes,
isto., st9. Qlvens nealL
•GrSOCSRIES. GLASS & QTTSBrS
Iu fiict crcrjthicg usually kept at a
First-class Village Store.
li S IF
to meet tliu seareiiy ol niosc-y.
JJrownsdiiJn, Mir.r:., May 7, 1376.
Ropnirir.jr i!«np on short
reasonable. Tcr:us Cash.
I3rov ns..!a!c, .July
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
*r Ibe vlllc-t .r .v,w onlisu at my
1 TOWNDALE ISOUSE,
March 1st, 1877. v9 iS-ly
J. N. PRiEST,
rn P. BUI-L,
Isplavinga I-". Iir.nj
stand in UrownsJ.:!•,
•street*, with a full
again :it the old
.Mitia and Mill
isr O ]sr
In f:iet cvorv ihir. pcrfiiinin^ to a well stock
ed counlrv stoic, Sieve no will take pride and
!)if,a.--ure in nowi,}. Iiigiving hi.s
\)vu:c.=, whitli he iLsnks if v.iii be to your
.uh lo kiit.v/ t'stwhere.
ltro\V!!sd:!c, Au *u?t L'i. iS7o
All kiaJs of v,
shortest notice. uroil:!
RE .' II:
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
I keep for I! a fuii aiiorinunt of STA«
TIOXEI'Y, TKA, TOBACCO, CI
GAUS, CANDY, XOTIOXS,
I:TC., I TC., KTC.
All of which poll Olefin.
AUSTiX A!)'' li' IT I
SE J" TS.
KYLE & FIEH.-J
Keep constantly tho Choicest Meata of ail
kinds that can bo procured.
FRESH, SALT, & DRIED
LARD AND T.U.LOV? NICELY* TKIEU
®IVE US A CALL
Austin. March, 2d, !S
KYLE & F1EHN.
Save Your Money
A N 8
of gtntlemens' elothos, in the west.
38 Years® Experience
in the business gives mc Pre-cmiacxico over al
Work Dsns Promptly.
Removed Adams St. n-cci if the ipiia(Chure\
I have just opened in this village
la wliith I kccj^»
Horses and Carriages
to let. It is my purpc?s 1o. Iiv3 here, and
my business will be conducted to the satis
faction of all reasouaV.e men. I shall far
niab excellent acconjiuodjiiiots to my pat
rona, and charge thcm"vcrv.rcn«oauLlepiie«"
iPatronafre. id Solicited.
A. J. BI1ITTS.