Entered as second-class matter at the post office at
C.H. DAVIDSON,Editor^sg® Proprietor
WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 10,1882.
MINNESOTA has 110 reason to complain
of the backward season. Central New
York was treated to a lively snow-storui a
week ago yesterday.
REPRESENTATIVES Kasson, Dunnell,
Wilson and Belmont constitute a sub
i-oniniittee to take testimony in New York
in the Chili Peruvian investigation.
AUSTIN is the proper place to hold the
Republican Congressional Convention for
the flrst district. It is centrally located,
and more easily reached by rail than any
other point. We have extensive hotel
accommodations and a good hall.
THE very latest. W. W. Williams ac
cuses Tim Sheelian of lying! It is
thought Tim will survive,—and if the
can only be induced to "do so
some more," he will be sure of a re-elec
tion as Sheriff for the seventh term!
THE modified Chinese bill—with the
change from twenty to" ten years—was
signed by President Arthur Monday, so,
for the next ten years, the Mongolians
must steer clear of the United States—
the "Land of the Free and the Home of
WE are informed that Capt. A. C. Haw
ley, a resident of this city during the
past winter, has received the appoint
ment of Adjutant General of the State,
Gen. Van Cleve. Whatever else may
be said of Capt. Hawley, it cannot be
said that he is dishonest or incompetent.
As a politician, while sometimes bitter on
his enemies, he is always true as steel to
FEW realize the enormous amount of
money annually paid out for pensions,
though the sum in gross has been often
slated. There is not a county in the State
of Illinois that has not its pensioners, and
Ave believe the smallest number in any
county is nineteen. The total number in
the state is 19,619, and they draw annually
pensions amounting to over two millions
of dollars. Indeed, the amount annually
paid in this state, including arrearages, is
over three millions. Illinois has the larg
est number of pensioners of any .of the
northwestern tier of states, but the others
follow close behind. Indiana has 14,466,
Iowa 10,925, Michigan 11,468, Wisconsin
9,126, Kansas 7,524, Minnesota 3,932, and
Nebraska 287. In the whole country
there are 269,851 persons drawing pen
sions, and the money paid to them
amounts in the aggregate to §29,263,469
annually. This is about the sum of the
entire national debt in 1856. Of course
the sum expended will soon reach its
maximum, and then go on decreasing
more and more rapidly as the survivors of
the war drop off, until there will be com
paratively few left twenty years hence,
when almost the youngest man taking part
in the war will be upward of three score.
—1 nter-Ocea n.
The opposition to Mr. Dunnell embraces
two distinct elements, those who favor
civil service reform, and free trade, and
another class who are displeased with ap
pointments to office made or not made.
Both elements are seeking a captain, and
each look for the man who represents
them. The woods are full of suitable
men for the latter class, but they are la
mentably scarce for the former. Sir-.
Bunnell's present strength, as it has been
his past strength, is in that fact. No
man has come into sufficient general
prominence in the district, who is a leader
of men by virtue of his brain power, his
convictions of duty and right, and broad
opinions on public matters. If he exist
at all in the district he has kept his light
shining with sedulous care, under a
bushel. But, if Mr. Dunnell is to be de
feated at all, if the victor}* over him is to
be anything more then a virtual defeat, if
the party expects to move forward to the
higher ground, this man must be found
by the opposition, and commissioned as
their Captain. If he cannot be found if
they are compelled to choose between Mr.
D. and a man of 110 greater caliber if
the change is to be only one of men, and
none of methods if the practices they
reprobate are to be continued and only
some other man use the "patronage" for
his own and not the public interests
his convictions of the need of his con
stituents and the country for a free trade
are no clearer than Mr. Dunnell's if the
fight is to be simply Dunnell and anti
Dunnell,—a mere personal squabble for
the spoils, then the real opposition may
as well go back to their tents, and wait
until taller timber grows.—Caledonia
The above is very sensible and rational
talk, for a newspaper which is classed as
anti-Dunnell. Ah, but the editor has
Ideas, unlike the most of the antis who
publish newspapers, and he gives the only
reasons which any honest man ought to
use in opposing Dunnell. Nine-tenths of
the opposition comes from disappointed
office-seekers and their friends. If you
ask any one of these men of their griev
ance, they will say: "Don't like the ap
pointment of ." fn the next breath
they will admit Mr. Dunnell's intelligence
and more than usual ability. They will
not bring against him a single charge of
corruption in office during his twelve
years of congressional life. You investi
gate the matter further, and you will find
these men were formerly strong friends
of Dunnell, but turned against him be
cause he did not regard their wishes in
the appointment of some postmaster or
route agent. Now, ought the arguments
of a prejudiced, unreasonable, disap
pointed office-seeker to have any more
weight with the people against Mr. Dun
nell, than the arguments of the office
holder in favor of Dunnell. The office
holder may be indebted to the congress
man for his position, but in nine cases
out of ten, his support of him will not he
nearly so unreasonably "subservient," as
the opposition of the sore-head will be
unreasonably bitter and unjust. Gener
ally speaking, a man's friend will not do
half the energetic work for him that the
enemy will do against him.
and Albert Lea
are engaged in getting up a
boom for MiloD. White in the First dis
says he is rapidly
rallying the opposition to Dunnell and it
has no doubt he will be nominated. The
however, is a poor prophet.
It predicted Dunnell's defeat the last
An Editor's Opinion,
An editorial friend of ours,who has'grown
enthusiastic over a certain remedy which
has cttred him of dyspepsia, general de
bility and nervousness, writes an editorial
as follows: "Wc believe that Brown's
Iron Bitters are destined to be
cine of the world. They give real health
and strength to every part of the body,
restore every lost or impaired organic fun
ction, and give new life and new vigor to
At a recent mass meeting in Mankato
in the interests of Southern Minnesota,
Mr. Willard, declares this part of the state
to be "the best country for dairying that
he had ever seen." New York is next best.
But for nutritious grasses Southern Min
nesota excelled any other country he had
any knowledge of.
Wheat raising had "played out" many
years ago in New York. It is "played
out" in Southern Minnesota, and we arc
fortunate in having something better to
fall back upon. There may be better corn
countries, but none better for grass.
Southern Minnesota in particular, with
its great abundance of water, is just as
good for dairying as the country around
Elgin, 111., or the best dairying districts
of Iowa, with the added advantage of
the superior richness of our grass. We
find that Northern fruits excel those of
the Middle and Southern States in the
richness of their flavor, and doubtless the
same causes will explain the superiority
of our grass. The statements made in
describing our climate, soil and produc
tions—Mr. Willard well said—need not
be exaggerated, for we cannot exceed the
oice that a real cure lies in Brown's Iron
Southern Minnesota is, beyond question
iu the minds of those who have had op
portunities for close observation, the
choicest portion of the Northwest. Its
rich soil, its variety of surface, its
abundance of pure water as found in
streams and springs, its sufficiency of
woodland shelter, and its freedom from
malarial disease, combine to make it al
most the ideal home of diversified agri
culture, and its merit as such will grow
in recognition and remain long after some
of the novel attractions of to-day shall
have exhausted their transitory ".boom"
and fallen back into obscurity and neglect.
The C., 31. & St. P. R. K. Co. aud 1881.
The eighteenth annual report of the
directors of this great corporation has
just been issued. From it we glean the
The gross earnings for 1881, were $17,
025,461.66 gross expenses (including
taxes), $10,317,731.14 net earnings, $6,
707,530.52. The increase iu the gross
earnings over 1880 is $3,939,343.05. In
crease in gross expenses over 1880, $2,
During the year the company has con
structed the following branches and ex
In the state of Illinois, a line from
Roc-kton to Rockford, sixteen miles
Braceville coal track, one mile.
In the state of Wisconsin, a line from
Mazomanie, on the Prairie du Cliien di
vision, to Prairie du Sac, ten miles from
Mouroe to Shullsburg, thirty-four miles.
In the territory of Dakota the Iowa &
Dakota division has been extended to the
Missouri river at Chamberlain, thirteen
•miles the Southern Minnesota division
from Dell Rapids to Sioux Falls, nineteen
miles the Hastings division has been ex
tended west to Aberdeen, thirty miles,
and thence up the James river north from
Aberdeen, forty miles, and its Whitstone
branch, running northwest from Milbank
Junction, has been extended eleven miles
There have also been constructed in the
James river valley, south from Aberdeen,
thirty-three miles of track, and on the
line west from Flandreau twenty-two
miles from Madison to Howard City.
In the state of Iowa a branch has been
constructed from the Iowa & Dakota di
vision at Emmetsburg northwest fifteen
miles. The Chicago & Pacific Western
division has been extended west towards
Council Bluffs from Marion, 198 miles,
making the aggregate construction for
the year 442 miles, which, added to the
3775 miles previously owned by the com
pany, makes it the owner of 4217 miles
of completed railway.
Of the extension from Marion to Coun
cil Bluffs sixty-four miles of track remain
to be laid and when this is done, as it
will be by next July, the company will
have a line between the last named place
and Chicago not inferior to that of any
other company in any respect, and pass
ing through a populous country remarka
ble for its fertility.
A cheap and reliable supply of fuel to
meet the large and growing wants of the
company has been deemed by the direc
tors a matter of the greatest importance
and they have therefore caused to be pur
chased 3,000 acres of coal lands at Brace
ville,sixty-one miles southwest fromCliica
go, at the cost of $293,000 and 2,000 acres of
coal lands near Oskaloosa la., at a cost
including improvements, $210,000. From
these fields the company is now receivin
The company has now 1,239 miles of
road laid with steel rails, being an increase
of 418 miles during the past year. The
total bonds and stocks which represent
the entire cost of the company's property
amount to $114,974,489 on 4,217 miles of
road, being at the rate of $27,264 per
The purchase of the several roads
acquired by this company and the con
struction of their connecting lines, to
gethcr with extensions of the main line
making a system of railroads covering,
in well adjusted distances, an immense
extent of the most fertile and productive
country in the world, susceptible of con
tinued yearly increase in its population
and productions, giving to this company
a promise of future development unequal
ed by any other railroad system, and
working together so harmoniously as to
render its possibilities for cheapness of
NEWS AND NOTIONS.
is a new paper.
is so original,
independent, candid and unprejudiced in
its expression of opinions, that we can't
help hut like it.
—E. V. Smalley, of N. Y. City, and for
several years on the editorial staff of the
is a cousin of P. J. Smalley, of
—The narrow guage road front Beulah,
Iowa, to Elkader, is to be at once changed
to a broad guage by the C., M. & St.-P.
Co., the new purchasers.
—It is understood that Mr. Geo. F.
Flint of Winona, has received, through
Congressman Dunnell, an appointment as
special agent of the treasury department.
—S. J. Johnson has sold his farm of 400
acres in Manchester to Peter Tenges, a
GermSL from Illinois, for $12,000, of which
$7,000 were paid down.—Albert•
—The Owatonna Oil and Twine com
pany have suspended operations for this
year, not having been able to contract
with farmers for a sufficient supply of
flax seed and fibre to keep the works in
—A. S. Adams, of Forestville, found a
litter of nine wolves in one of his straw
stacks. He killed them, took the scalps
to the county auditor, and received his
warrant for $63. The mother wolf de
serves a vote of thanks.
—A Norwegian farmer, Mogenby name,
living in Manchester, Freeborn county,
was waylaid by three tramps on his way
home from Albert Lea, April 28th, -fired
at three times, then knocked down and
left insensible on the railroad track.
The booty was $230.
—Our old friend Capt. A. C. Hawley
has been appointed Adjutant General of
this State, to take effect June 1st. The
duties of the office are largely in looking
after the pensions of the old soldiers and
reorganizing the State militia, which posi
tion the Captain is well qualified to fill.—
—The only candidates for city offices
iu Albert Lea last week Monday over
which there were any particular contest
was alderman in the second ward and
one of the city justices. In both in
stances the candidates whom the
—The Litta Concert at Albert Lea,
May 17th. M'lle Litta's voice is said to
be wonderful, and this concert company
ranks with the finest companies on the
—The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railroad company have issued orders to
all persons keeping feating houses on its
lines, prohibiting the sale of intoxicating
liquors or the keeping of a bar on their
remises A wise order, which ou^ht to
been made years ago by every K. R.
Co. in the U.S.
opposed were elected—Wm. Moran and
E. C. Stacy.
—Tlieo. Tyrer, the Albert Lea thief and
forger, who is now serving out his tertn
of four years at Stillwater, is said to be
in failing health, and that it is probable
he cannot live long. We think it would
be better for the country at large if he
should put in an
some morning. A
man, who at his age, has twice been
found guilty and sent to State's prison for
the same crime, could do his country no
MR. JAMES B. BAT.EY, of Syracuse, N.
writes: "Of all men born to suffer,
think I have had my fullest share from
my fourteenth year I'have been a miserable
invalid. When twenty-six years of age,
felt I was sixty. My troubles made me
unfit for business or pleasure. A year ago
tried Brown's Iron Bitters, and now in
my twenty-seventh year I feel myself for
once in my life, 'A perfect man.'"
CHICAGO has a Hebrew population of
over 20,000. The
are seldom seen about the saloons of an
evening, no do they figure conspicuously
the police courts. There are some
things about the Jews that a multitude of
native Americans could well afford to
study and imitate. Among these virtues
are temperance and love of home.
OUR PROGKESS.—As stages are quickly
abandoned with the completion of rail
roads, so the huge, drastic, cathartic pills,
composed of crude and bulky medicines,
are quickly abandoned with the introduc
tion of Dr. Pierce's Pleasaut Purgative
Pellets, which are sugar-coated, and little
larger then mustard seeds, but composed
of highly concentrated vegetable extracts.
hits the women this
stunning blow: "When some women get
to be angels, they'll spend half of their
time comparing "the feathers on their
wings, and the other half flying around
looking in their neighbors' second story
THE "Golden Bloom of Youth" may be
retained by using Dr. PiCrce's "Favorite
Prescription," a specific for "female com
plaints." By druggists.
publishes the following
note of inquiry:—"Will you please inform
a couple of young fellows which is better
to do—marry and settle down, or stay
single and settle up?"
Itching Piles—Symptoms ana vare
Tbe symptoms are moisture, like perspira
tion, intense itching:, increased by scratching.
Aery distressing, particularly at night, as if
pin worms were crawling in and about the rec
tum the private parts are sometimes affect
ed if allowed to continue very serious
results may follow. "Dr. Swayne's All-Heal
ing Ointment" is a pleasant sure cure. Also
for tetter, itch, salt rheum, scald head. Ery
sipelas, barbers' itch, blotches, all scaly,
crusty, cutaneous eruptions. Price 50 cts. 3
boxes for $1.25. Sent by mail to any address
on receipt of price in currency, or three cent
postage stamps. Prepared only by Dr. Swayne
Son, 330 N. Sixth street, Philadelphia, Pa.,
to whom letters should be addressed. Sold by
all prominent druggists. julj'6-ly
A VALUABLE ADDITION.—Because it is ben
eficial to the scalp and adds to personal beau
ty by restoring color and lustre to gray or fad
ing hair, is why Patker's Hair Balsam, is such a
On Thirty Day
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Illustrated pamphlet sent free. Address
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Will be received at the office of the Secretary
of State until 12 o'clock, noon, June 8th, 1883,
for the execution of the several classes of
the State Printing, in separate contracts, as
specified in seciion 2 of chapter 138 of Gen
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First class, fifty cents per one thousand
ems second, third and fourth class, seventy
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Secretary of State.
FRXD VON BAUMBACH,
Secretary of State
W. W. BRADKN.
Commissioners of Public Printing.
St. Paul, May 8d, 1882. mayUHw
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St., New York, can learn the exact cost of any pro
posed line of ADVERTISING in American Newspa
pers. tSTlOO-page Pamphlet, 25c.
Having decided to close my business in
Austin, all having open accounts with me will
picase call and 1 will settle the same.
J. A. WALTERS.
Dissolution of Co-Partnership.
The firm known as KUNATH BROTHEltS,
has this day been dissolved, l»y mutual eon
sent, Kobert Kunath retiring from the flrm,
and O. C. KUNATH succeeding to the busi
ness. All bills due the old firm will be pay
able to O.C. Kunnth.
Austin, May 1,1S82.
O. C. KUNATH,
mayMMt R. KUNATH.
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A limited number of flrst-class salesmen
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Dissolution of Co-Partnership.
The firm heretofore known as BALL &
G1USWOLD is this day dissolved, by mutual
consent, H. 11. Ball retiring from the firm,
and H. W. Elms succeeding to the business.
The flrm will hereafter be known as GltlS
WOLD & ELMS. All bills due the old tlrm
will be payable to the new tlrm.
Austin, Minn., April 29,1883.
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notice for any and all occasions where their
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AUSTIN POST OFFICE, Mower Co., Minn.,
The following is a list of letters which-have
been in this oliice thirty days, and for which
no call has been made. To obtain them appli
cants should ask for "advertised letters," and
(rive the date of this notice:
Bakken, OleT Oleson, Miss Bcttie
Clark, Rowley, Miss Cornelia
Cook, Wm. Shonenbug,
If not delivered within four weeks, they
will bo sent to the Dead Letter Office.
C. H. DAVIDSON. P. M.
Farm For Sale.
Eighty acres within a mile of this city, and
within one half mile of the creamery now be
ing: established. This farm is all seeded but
about 15 acres. About 30 acres of meadow,
about the same in pasture twenty-two acres
seeded last spring-. House and barn, two
wells with pumps in them, good cellar, &o,
Reason for selling: Have no use for it. There
is a mortgage on the farm of $800, running 3
years yet, at 10 per cent. Price,$2,000. Money
now needed to buy it and get full control,$1300.
D. COBB, 803 Franklin Av. Minneapolis.
Rates $1.50 to $2.00 Per Day.
H. W. BULLIS, Prop'r.
Table equal to that of any house in the city.
Large and convenient Sample Rooms. Situ
ated within easy distance of Opera House,
Postoffice and Depot. A free 'Bus to and
from all trains. It being the aim and desire
of the proprietor to run this hotel on flrst
class principles, and make it
OLSON & MALMBERG,
House, Carriage and Sign
KAI,MINING AND FRESCOING.
Special attention given to GRAINING IN IMI
TATION OF WOODS, and to inside work gener
ally. WILLIAM OLSON,
S I N E S S
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commercial men and theatrical companies
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l3P~Remember the Windsor, on Mill street.
I. M. MALMBERG.
April 26, 1883.
rents, children. Pensions
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QTATE OP MINNESOTA, COUNTY
OF MOWER, ss.
James R. Carson, Plaintiff, vs. M. P. Lyke,
The State of Minnesota, To M. P. Lyke
You are hereby summoned to be and appear
before the undersigned, one of tbe Justices of
the Peace in and for said county, on the 80th
day of May, 1882, at 9 o'clock In the fore noon,
at my office in the village of Grand Meadow,
in said county, to answer to JameB R. Carson
in a civil action.
Shonld you fail to appear at the time and
show himself entitled to.
Oiven under my hand this
18th day of April,
O. W. GRAY, Justice of tbe Peace.
GAO, F. GOODWIJT, Plaintiff's Attorney.
E E A E O O
CREAM BOOMS UP, AND
HALL & WEST'S.
IP YOU AKE, GO TO
F. I. CRANE'S LUMBER YARD,
West Side, where you can get
BEST GRADES OF LUMBER!
AT THE LOWEST LIVING PRICES.
He keeps on hand at all times a full assortment of the various grades of
LUMBER, SHINGLES, WINDOWS, DOORS, PICKETS, LATH, &C.
When you need anything in his line, call and see him.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
INGHAMS, AMBRICS AND LAWNS,
A fine display of Ladies' Dolmans & Wraps
Sheetings, Low, and Everythii Else in Proportion!
Dress Goods and Trimmings a Specialty.
OING TO UILD
OF ALL STYLES.
The largest and best selected in the city, which will be sold at
BED ROCK PRICES.
CUSTOM WORK MADE TO ORDER. REPAIRING NEATLY DONE.
MAIN STREET. AUSTIN, MINN.
WHAT.WILL THE WEATHER'BE TO-MORROW?
Pool's SIGNAL SERYICE BAROMETER
Or STORM GLASS and THERMOMETER Combined,
Will detect and indicate
correctly any change in
the weather l2to48honrg
in advance. Will tell the
kind of storm approach
ins, and from what di
can plan their work ac
Saves Mtimes its cost in
a single season. Has nn
attached, which alone is
worth the price of tbe
combination. This great-
is endorsed by the most
day to be the
feasors, and Scientific
men of the dav to be the
BEST IBs WOULD!
The Thermometer and
Barometer axe pnt in
nicely finished walnut
frame, with silver-plated
trimmings, etc., making
it a beautiful as well
useful ornament.We will
send you a sample one,
delivered free, to your
place, in good order, on
receipt of 81 or 6 org|4.
Agent* are making
from 55 to $90 daily sell
ingthem.^ trialuill con
vince you. Order at once.
It 8EIX8 AT SI«HT!
Just the thing to sell to
farmers, merchants, etc.
I Invaluable to everybody
I U. S. Postage Stamps
I in good order taken, but
I money preferred. Agents
I wanted evenvhere.
Send for Circular and terms. Addi^ airorfers to
OSWEGO Til KKMOItlETKK WORKS,
(Lanrest establishment of the kind in tbe world
Oswego, Oswego County, N.
Write your Pott Office,County and Statcptainlf, andremit
money-order,draft onfl*tioYorkor registered letter,at our risk
BEWARfe OF WORTHLESS IMITATIONS!
None genuine without our Trade-Mark, and Signa
ture of J. A. FOOL, on back of Instrument, an below:
Every instrument warranted/Vr/ecf and Jleltable.
Size of Instrument: inches long-, 3JJ inches wide.
If you are not satisfied on receiving the instrument,
return it at or.ee and we will refund your money.
Please state where you saw our advertisement.
STORY OF THE SEWING MACHINE.
A handsome little pamphlet, blue and gold
cover, with numerous engravings, will be
to any adult person calling for it, at any
branch or sub-office of the Singer Manufact
uring Company, or will be sent by mail, post
paid, to any person living at a distance from
The Sieger Manufacturing Co.
PBINCIPAL OMCS, 31TOX0N SWAB2, NSW 70BX.
Per week can be made in any loeali-
SOu ty. Something entirely new for
agents. 49 outfit free. G. W. IN GRAHAM &
(X)., Boston, Mass.
CRANE & PATTERSON
J. F. ANDREWS
iheir stocks of
Cutlery, Barb Wire,&c.,
At the old stand of Crane & Patterson: and
Will be sold at the lowest prices for cash, by
the successors of the above firms.
Call and sec us.
We will endeavor to treut
J. F. ANDHEWS, I
J. H. PATTERSON.
(Successor to S. Sweningsen,)
Will keep the trade supplied with FRESH
FRUITS, CONFECTIONS, CIGARS, TORAC
CO, LEMONADE AND SODA WATF
Store, doors east of post-olhce.
GOOD LANDS FOR SALE!
TIME: FIVE TO FIFTEEN YEARS.
Interest Six par Cent. Yearly.
THOS. H. ARMSTRONG,
Albert Lea, Minn.
IMPROVED ROOT BEER 25c.
nlfVLi vi Package makes 5 gallons of a delic
ious, wholesome, sparkling temperance beverage.
Ask your drnggiat, or sent by mail for 25c,
C. E. HIRES, 48 ST. Dda. Ave., Philada.
AX ELEGANT ONB HUNDRED PAGE
Beautifully Illustrated, and containing nil the
A E S S E S
Of Ladles' and Children's Costumes and
Cloaks, Fine Muslin and Cambric Under
wear, Laees, Gloves, Hosiery, Silks, Vel
vets and Dress Goods, Lace Curtains and
The acknowleged Guide of the Season. No lady
who desires to know what to wear and how to dress
well can afford to be withont it.
The Spring Number will be ready abwt March
Default h^ing been made in the payment of
the sum of-seven hundred and thirty-two and
85-100 dollars, ($73!.85), which is claimed to be
due at the date of this notice upon a certain
mortgage, duly executed and delivered by
Emerick K- Anderson aud Ingeborg Anderson
his wire to The .Edi'ourgh American Land
Mortgage Company,Limited, bearing date the
flrst day of January, A. 1). 1880. and with a
power of sale therein contained,duly recorded
iu the office of the Register of Deeds, in
and for the county of Mower, and state of
Minnesota, on the 16th day of January A.
D. 1880, at 11:30 o'clock, a. m. in Book
of mortgages, 011 page 571, and there being a
default ,in the conditions of said mortgage
whereby the entire sum and interest secured
by the same has become due and payable, and
no ,action or proceeding having been insti
tuted at law or otherwise, to recover the debt
secured by said mortgage,or any part thereof
Now Therefore, notice is hereby given, that
by virtue of a power of sale contained in auid
mortgage, and pursuant to the statute in
sueh case made and provided, the sail' mort
gage will be foreclosed lay a sale of the prem
ises described in and conveyed by said mort
The south half (sii) of the south-east quar
ter (se?4of section number thirty-four (34),
township number one hundred and four (101)
north, and range number sixteen (10) west,
in Slower county, and State of Minnesota,
with the hereditaments and appurtenances.
Which sale will be made by the sheriff of
said Mower county, at the front door of the
court-house, in the city of Austin, in said
county and state, on THE 27TH DAY OF MAY,
A. D. 1882, at 2 o'clock p. m., of that dav. at
public vendue, to the highest bidder, for cash,
to pay said debt and interest, and the taxes,
on said premises, and tifty dollars
attorney's fee, as stipulated in and by said
mortgage in case of foreclosure, and the
disbursements allowed by law subject to re
demption at any time within one year from
the dav of sale, as provided by law.
Dated April 6th, A. D. 1883.
TIIH EDINBURGH AMERICAN LAND
MORTGAGE COMPANY, Limited,
fajr*Tt/» mire to send postal card (giving fnll name,
town, connty and state), when
a sample copy will be
sent to you free of charge,
H. C. P. KOCH & SON,
6th Ave. & 103,104 & 106 West 20th
BcaatUM S«««r »«1' I
ot tk« Ftowew 5"S« pieces full sizeVM*Hta*lv*nfcL
-Pianoaccompaniment, retail from tt to cents eachI
lat stores aad a beautiful IlliititW ligailae, three I
months, post-paid if three-cent sumps are sent I
FUSION and LAMP
faculties for securing PATOTTB. Emgloy. an attor
ney in Washington. Send two stamps lor late
H. 0. DAY, Attorney, Lanesboro, Minn.
Default having been made in the payment of
tbe sum of five hundred dollars, [$500], which
is claimed to be due, at tbe date of this notice,
as ill crest, upon a certain mortgage, duly ex
ecuted und delivered by Gilbert T. Carey and
A mi Carey his wife,to Stephen Dodge.hearing
date the 3d day of October, A. D. 1878, and,
with a power of sale therein contained,
duly recorded in the office of the Register of
Dseds in and for the county of Mower and
Stnte of Minnesota, on the 5th day of October.
A. D. 187S, at o'clock, a. in., in Rook \V of
MorrjTuges, on page 79. And said mortgagee
having 'paid the taxes on said mortgaged
premises for the years 1680 and 1SS1, which
said mortgagor failed to pay, amounting to
the sum of Fit'ty-six nnd 68-100 dollars, and
no action or proceeding- having been insti
tuted at law or otherwise, to recover the
debt secured by said mortgage, or any part
Now therefore, notice is hereby given, that
by virtue of the power of sale contained in
said mortgage, and pursuant to the statute
in sueh ease made and provided, the said
mortgage will be foreclosed, by sale of the
preini?es described in and conveyed by said
The east half of the south west quarter of
section twenty one [211. and tho north west
Quarter of sectioli twenty-eight [281, all in
township one hundred and four  north,
of range fourteen [U] west, in Mower county,
and State of Minnesota, with the heredita
ments and appurtenances.
Which sale will be made by the sheriff of said
Mower county, at the front door of the court
house, intheeity of Austin,in said county and
state, on tbe 0th day of May, A. D. 1882, at
eleven o'clock a. in., of that day. at public
vendue, to the highest bidder, for cash, to pay
said debt and interest, and seventy-five
dollars attorney's fees, as stipulated in said
mortgage, and the disbursements allowed by
Dated March 15. A.D. 1882.
STEPHEN DODGE, Mortgagee.
Aurnua L. GOVE, Attorney, Rochester,
OTI('E OP MORTGAGE SALE BY
Whereas, default has been made in the con
ditions of a certain mortgage executed aud
delivered byC. H. Evans and Clara Evans,
his wife, mortgagors, to Horace Poole, T. F.
Gilliam aud Jno. A. McArthur, partners, do
ing business under the tirm name of "Poole,
Gilliam & Co.," mortgagees, dated the tenth
day of April, A. D. eighteen hundred and
seventy-nine, and recorded in the ofiice of
the Register of Deeds of the county of Mow
er, in the i^tate of Minnesota, on the twelfth
day of April, A. D. 1879, at 3:'.J0 o'clock P. M.,
in'book W of Mortgages, on page 411, on
which there is claimed to bQ due, at the date
of this notice, the amount of four hundred
forty-five and 35-100 dollars, [§445.35-100], and
no action or proceeding has been instituted
at law or in equity to recover the debt se
cured by said mortgage or any part thereof.
Now,notice is hereby given, that by virtue
of a power of sale contained in said mortgage,
and ot the statute in such case made and pro
vided. said mortgage will be foreclosed by
sale of the mortgaged premises therein de
scribed, at public auction at the front door of
the county court-house in the city of Austin,
in the county of Mower, and State of Minne
sota, on Saturday, the thirteenth day of May,
A. D. eighteen hundred and eighty-two, at
ten o'clock in the forenoon, to satisfy the
amount which shall then be due on said mort
gage, with the interest thereon, and costs aud
expenses of sale, and twenty-five dollars at
torney's fees, as stipulated iu said mortgage
in case of foreclosure.
The premises described in said mortgage,
and so to be sold, are the lot, piece or parcel
of laud situated in the county of Mower and
State of Minnesota, and known and described
as follows, to wit:
The south west quarter [swi4]of the north
west quarter [nwyi of section number twelve
, in township number one hundred and
one [1011 north, of range number fifteen 
HORACE POOLE, T. F. GILLIAM AND JNO. A.
MCARTHUR, partners doing business under
the firm name of
POOLE, GILLIAM & Co., Mortgagees.
TNAYER & HIBNER, Attorneys of Mortgagees.
Dated March 18th 1883. mch29-7t-
OF MORTGAGE SALE BY
Default has been made in the payment of the sum
of twenty-three hundred dollars and one cent, which
is claimed to be dne, and is doe, at the date of this
notice, upon a certain mortsage, duly executed and
delivered by Theodore A. Wier, to Selah Chamber
lain, bearing date the 5 day of June, A.. P. 1S7S.
and duly recorded in the office of the Register of
Deeds, in and for the county of Mower, and state o£
Minnesota, on the 27th day of June, A. D. 187S. at
3 o'clock, p. m. in Book TJ of Mortgages, on page COS.
Said mortgage is conditioned that if default bs
made in any of the provisions therein contained, it
shall be lawful for said mortgagee, his assigns, or at
torney, to declare the whole amount thereof to be
dne, and pursuant to said condition?, the whole
amount secured by said mortgage remaining unpaid,
to-wit: the sum of three thousand and sixty-six and
68-100 dollars, is hereby declared to be due, and the
said sum is claimed to be dud at the date of this no
And no action or proceeding at law or otherwise
having been instituted to recover the debt eeenred by
said mortgage, or any part thereof:
Now therefore, notice is hereby given, that by vir
tue of a power of. sale contained in said mortgage,
and pursuant to the statute in such case made and
provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed, and
the premises described in and covered by said mort
The south east quarter of ncetion No. seven, in
township No. one hundred and four north, of range
No. seventeen west, (se% sec. 7,.town 104, range 17),
in Mower county, and State ot Minnesota, with the
hereditaments and appurtenances.
Will be sold at public auction, to the highest bid
der, for cash, to pay said debt and interest, ami the
taxes, if any, on said premises, and fifty doUar3 at
torney's fee, as stipulated in and by said mortgage in
case of foreclosure, and the disbursements allowed by
law which sale will be made by the sheriff of 8aid
Mower county, at the front door of the court house,
in the city of Austin, in said county aud State, on
Saturday, the 13th day of May, A. D. 1S82, at 1
o'clocK p. m. of that day, subject to redemption at
any time within one year from the day of sale, a3
provided by law.
Dated at Austin, March SSth, A. D- 1883.
SELAH CHAMBERLAIN. Mortgagee.
G. M. CAMERON, Attornev for Mortgagee.
OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY
In Probate Court, Spe
In the matter of the estate of Catharine Fleck, ds
On reading and filing the petition of D. B. Smith,
administrator of said estate, setting forth the amount
of personal estate that has come to his hands, and
the disposition thereof: the amount of debts out
standing against said deceased, and a description of
ai) the real estate of which said deceased died seized,
and the condition and value of the respective por
tions thereof: and praying that license be to him
granted to sell all the interest of said deceased in the
sy sw% sac. -1, town 103, range 17, and n^ nwV£
sec. 9, town 103, range 17, in Mowor connty, Min
nesota, and it appearing, by said petition, that
there is not sufficient personal estate in the hands
said administrator to pay said debts, and that it is
necessary in order to pay the same, to sell all of said
It is therefore ordered, that all persons interested
in said estate, appear before the Jadge of this
Court, on Monday, the 15th day of May, A. 1). 1S8»,
at ten o'clock a. m., at the Probate office, in Austin,
in said county, then and there to show cause (if any
there be) why license should not be granted to
him to sell said real estate according to the prayer of
said petition. ...
And it id farther ordered, that a copy of' this order
shall bo published for four successive weeks prior to
said day of hearing, the last of whica publication
shall b« at least fourteen days before said day of
hearing, in the Mower County TRANSCRIPT, A
weekly newspaper printed and published at Austin,
in saia county, and personally served on all persons
interested in said estate, residing in said county, at
fourteen d8Vs before said day of hearing.
By the Court, ORMANZO ALLEN,
Judge of Probate of Mowor County, Minnesota.
Dated at Austin, Minn., the 28th day of March.
A. D. 18S2. mch29-5t
lor Sounns, widows, pa
rupture, disease of lungs.
OTICE TO CREDITORS.
State of Minnesota, County of Mower.
In Probate Court.
In the matter of the estate of Dwight Weller,
To whom it may concern: Notice is hereby
given to all persons having
DatecP March 14th, A. D. 1882.
the estate of Dwlght Weller, late of Lansing,
Mower County, deceased, to present the same
for examination and hearing, to the Jadge 01
of the Probate Court for Mower County, at
his office in Austin in said countj\ within six
months, on the following days, viz: May
14th, 1883, at ten o'loek a. m.
ALLEN, Judge of Probate.
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