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TAMS. BIXBY. Local.
—Next Sunday is Easter.
—"March went out like a lion."
—It will soon be time for new maple su
—The weather has been marching?
—Gustave Berg has sold his photograph
—$1500 was collected on freig% received
at this station last week.
—There is a young lady in this town who
is anxious to shoot somebody.
—Field & Royce, the new proprietors of
the National Hotel, £tke possession to-day
—Workmen are busily engaged on the
cellar of A. L. Clum's new block, Plumb
—Mr. Lawrence advertises his new book
store this week on Main street with W.
—Hans Hammon, the man who was 80 se
riously hurt by a windlass falling upon him,
is expected to live.
—Cogel & Betcher have begun excavating
for their new brick block, corner of Main
and Broad Streets.
—Two street Arabs engaged in a prise
fight on one of our streets last week. Only
one round was fought.
—Fairbanks & Carney, the Manitobians,
have removed their office for the present t0
River Falls, Pierce Co.
—See among our new advertisements the
seed store of L. B. Wait, St. Paul, and pat
ronize home institutions.
—Webster, Purdy & Co. have sold their
bowling alley and billiard hall, on Main
street, to Mr. Fritz Diepenbrook.
—One week from yesterday the annual
city election takes place a Mayor, one
Councilman and one Recorder are to be
—The Presbyterian sociable at Mr. Peter
Daniels last Friday evening was largely at
tended and was undoubtedly the most socia
ble sociable of the season.
—The firm of Vogt & Hill are erecting,
on Plumb street, a building twenty by thir
ty-four feet and two stories high, for W. &
8. H. Haynes, harness makers.
—The spring bonnet will be very large
and will turn up on side and down on the
other, something in the cavalry style. Of
course the girls will look killing in them.
—The Republican says there were only
eleven marriages in this county last month,
and not twenty-two people married as stated
by THE GRANGE ADVANCE. Nothing like
being correct you know.
—The Deacon objects to such local items
as Marry the man you love girls if he is
as rich as Croesus." He don't see the sense
in it, and says the following would be more
appropriate: Marry the man you love,
girls, if he is as poor as the ."
—A young man who wanted to show his
great courage, ventured out on the ice near
the pier, one day last week and came near
being drowned. Next time he enters upon
such a foolhardy exhibition of daring his
friends should let him alone until he is
about "done for."
—A number of our sportsmen indulged
their propensities for sport last Thursday
and Friday by shooting large numbers of
those domestic pigeons. They infest the
city to such an extent that the City Council
have passed an ordinance permitting their
—A party of young Scandinavians a few
evenings ago went out to serenade a lady
friend. They exerted themselves for about
half an hour, when something white on the'
door attracted their attention, which upon
investigation was found to be a card bearing
the inscription House to Let."
—The steamboat business promises to be
quite lively the coming season, as the com
peting lines are making arrangements for
very low freight. The Diamond Jo Line is
determined to cary freight at the lowest
living rates. It is probable that the Keo
kuk Northern Line will not be far behind
in the matter.
—The Methodist sociable hold last
Wednesday evening, at the residence of Mr.
E. P. Lowater, corner of Main and Bush
streets was of peculiar interest. All who
attended onja/od theaasalvos, especially the
young people of whom there viae a goodly
number. But what we want to call atten
tion to is the met that the henee in which
this social took place is, perhaps, the old
est building now standing in this city. It
was built in the mil of 1868 and is there
fore twenty years old. It wae the fourth
or fifth house built in Red Wing. The others
are ell torn down, may he there is one en
eeption, and this will soon follow them.
—We would call the attention of our
readers to the cards in another column of
J. C. MoClure, F. W. floyt, end N. O. Wer
ner. Persons wishing the services ofan at
torney will do well to call on either of the
above gentlemen. We hare quit advising
folks to go to law, but then in the present
depraved state of the human family, hu
mans will get by the ears, and in suoh ca
ses need friends to hold their pomes and
other valuables while they do a little spar
ring in a friendly. In such eases lawyers
become a necessity, for there is nothing like
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—The Tennesseeans are coming back.
—Harrop's pop shop was moved Monday.
—Bets on the opening of navigation are
now in order.
—If you want anew book to read call on
C. M. Lawrence.
—Prof. Raymond is holding singing
schools in the country.
A great many horses in this county are
suffering from distemper.
The Spring term of the public schools
began day before yesterday.
The boys played the first game of base
ball of the season on Monday.
—The Argus office is soon to be removed
so as to make room for the new hotel.
—The night freight trains on the Chicago
& St. Paul road have been supended, until
—Noon-day lunch sociables are quite
fashionable in our large cities. Who will
introduce them here
—Mrs. E. J. Brazee has opened a milli
nery and dress making establishment in
rooms over Pierce, Simmons & Co.'s bank.
—Saturday afternoon C. H. Prior, Super
intendent of the Chicago & St. Paul R. R.,
passed through this city on a special train.
—Hennan Jacobs was up before Justice
Graham Monday, on a charge of assault
and battery. He was fined the usual five
dollars and costs.
—The Lincoln Debating Society next Sat
urday evening, will discuss the following
question! Resolved, that the dramatic
stage is a benefit to society.
—Mr. Wash. Woodley has purchased
from Dr. Mills his residence on Fourth
street. Consideration, $2,000.
—We would call the attention of our
multitude of readers to the fact that E. P.
Lowater is again prepared to accommodate
his host of friends at Chas. Wilson's store,
—Read the financial statement on our
inside. Our printers were unable to get
out our extra and regular edition this week:
it was put in the financial in the regular is
sue or be behind time.
—S. P. Lindstrum & Co., geologists, are
making extensive preparations for stone
cutting on the lots situated between Roath's
grocery store and the site of Webster's new
omnibus barn, Third street.
—The second day of next week, being
Easter Monday, the Germans have determin
ed to celebrate with a grand ball in the
evening. A prominent feature of the en"
tertainment will be an egg race.
—The young fellow who had the audacity
to sing on the streets one evening last week,
the spring time has come gentle Annie"
was immediately set upon and murdered.
Universal verdict served him right.
—Last Sunday evening a Union Temper
ance meeting was held in the Baptist church
of this city. Robert Smith of St. Paul
preached the sermon and Mrs. Julia Nelson
read a poem descriptive of the crusade.'
—Mrs. Ticknor, mother ofpresiding Elder
Chauncey Hobart, died at twenty minutes
past one Monday afternoon. The funeral
will be held at the residence of Mr. Hobart
this morning at half past ten. The deceas
ed, had she lived until to-day, would have
been eighty-nine years old. All friends of
the family are invited to be present.
—The workmen in excavating for the
stable of W. F. Cross in this city yesterday
struck the remains of what appears to be an
ash tree, embedded in rich blaok soil fifteen
feet below the bed of the Jordon. The tree
was considerably charred which accounts
for its preservation in its present place
where it has doubtless lain for the past two
hundred years or more.
—Billy Adams, a barber of this city was
before Justice Hasler, yesterday, for the
letting of more blood than is customary
even for barbers. In justice to the tonso
rial artists we add that the blood letting
this time was not done with a razor, but
with the toe of a barber's boot. Mr. Hall
represented the dignity of the city, Mr.
McClure defended the prisoner at the bar.
—Saloon keepers beware! The ladies
are coming! It is authoritatively stated that
a number of energetic and earnest women
hare taken the matter in hand and are de
termined to make a raid on the dram shops
ef this city at no distaa#day. The ladies
mean business and probably the best way
to settle the matter will be for the saloons
to close out their business, forthwith, and
thereby prevent trouble.
LIST of Grand and Petit Jurors,
Hay term of District Court, 1874:
Petit Jury.—Chas. Safe, Jacob 8. Wells,
J. O. Dow, Ivor Thompson, Frederick Pe
terson, J. Ashton, Norman Daniels, J. B.
Bennett, J. C. Hawes, Alien Howe, A. Bee
back, John Hialer, J. W. Blake, Samuel
Church, Giles Hayward. K. P. Peterson,
Thomas Brennen, 0. A. Ihdseth, Theodore
Johnson, Henry Nelson, Hiram Hoffstatter,
Andrew Ellingson, H. F. Emery, A. W.
Grand Jury.—T. B. McCord, Haas Chris
tenson, Albert Barrett, E. L. Teele, 8. H.
Purdy, W. 8. Wells, B. D. Bullis, Phillip
J. Irvig, John J. Peterson, John T. Hitch
ell, Chris. Norsving, John Lee, Jr., J.
Chandler, Knud Johnson, W. P. Tanner,
Gustevus Westman, G. W. Paige, T. C.
Perkins, J. C. Johnson, J. A. Thatcher,
WiHiem Olson, WUliam Mailer, William
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—W. L. Webster is preparing to build, on
the lot formerly occupied by Oliver Harrop,
a large brick omnibus, boarding and sale
RED WING PRODUCE MARKETS.—The
wholesale price of produce in this city to
day is as follows Wheat $1.00 oats, 55c
potatoes, $1.00 dressed pork, The. to 8c
live beef, 4@5c apples $7.00 per barrel
flour, $2.75@$3.00 corn, 80c barley, 85
@$1.10 lard, 10c butter, 30c eggs, 20c.
OUR ATTENTION was called the other
day to a piece of beef at the meat market
of Mr. McCue which in the way of solid
fat was a little ahead of anything we have
ever before seen. It was cut from the fore
shoulder of a five year old steer, short
horn, raised at Aticca, N. Y., on a farm
formerly owned by Hascal Purdy of this
city, and was sent him as a present. The
fat on this piece of meat was solid and
fully six inches thick.
PERSONAL.—Mr. S. Spearman, a
gentleman of New York city interested in
the wheat trade, is stopping at the National.
Henry McGiverin and wife hare returned
home after an extended tour in the United
States and Canada.
Mr. Truman Parker will, now he is out of
the National, reside in one of Dr. Hewitt's
houses on Third street.
Chas. Strobeck of Litchfield, Meeker
county, was in town last week. He says
everything is lovely and the girl is well.
Charley Smith, a St. Paulite, has been
down visiting the boys.
S. B. Foote and family arrived home last
Col. Hoard will not be back for throe
Mr. Frank Wilson is now in Texas. He
will be back in a short time.
Mr. Frank Ives was around town a few
days ago looking for something he has lost.
Miss Lessie Webster, of Lake City, called
on her friends yesterday and day before.
C. N. Nash has gone.
W. E. Lawrence, a former compositor
on the Republican, called at our office Sat
Gen. Girard, of Frontenao, was in town
HE finest Stock of Toilet Goods in
the city at F. A. Poole's Drug and Grocery
I N E perfumeries and toilet soaps can
be found at F. A. Poole's Drug Store.
A KE your prescriptions to F. A
Poole's Drug Store.
F. A. Poole is selling Groceries very
cheap at the old stand of A. J. Clark, cor
ner of Bush and Third Sts.
FOR Pure Drugs and Medicines go
to F. A. Poole's Drug and Grocery Store,
cor. Bush and Third Sts.
A the leading Patent Medicines of
the day may be found at F. A. Poole's
VIOLINS and strings" at F. A.
ENEROTH—ROGERS.—At tbe house of the bride's
father, in the town of Featherstone, by the Rev.
Levi Gleason, Mr. C. F. EimoTH to Miss JOSEPHINE
STATIONER A N BOOKSELLER,
MUSICALS, PICTURE FRAMES,
STEREOSCOPES AND STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS.
Plctare Frame* made to Order.
ATTORNEY and COUNSELOR at LA W,
RED .WING, MINN.
Ateoreiea nasi Can—el at Law,
Will Practice in all the Court* of the State,
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT,
RED WING, MINN.
Bisks taken upon their own Merits at Reasonable
Bates in Good, ReliableConmaies, Tte:
OtfasnV Use InemaaceOo....—
AtturtteO Itctte Imaraaoe On...
CotMtaoadenee solicited nest
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ScTo our. to be Hardened through
and made of best
SOLID CAST STEEL.
LLSWORTH & KNAPP,
Address, MONITOR PLO W W O S in a is in
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Hats and Caps. &c., &c.
Would inform the Ladies of Bed Wing and vicinity
that she has opened afresh stock of
OAr MAIN STREET, BELOW LOWATER'S,
Purchasers are respectfully invited to call and
inspect the goods and prices.
TfT D. WASHBURN & CO.,
Manufacturers and Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Every Variety of
MINNEAPOLIS and ANOKA, MINN.
We desire to call the attention of Bridge and Rail-
road Contractors to the unusual facilities we have for
Filling Orders for lumber,
ANY DESIRED LENGTH AND SIZE WITH
Having now on hand and in boom, at our Mills,a
large quantity of Logs cut expressly for bridge Tim-
YAR at MINNEAPOLIS.
On Washington Avenue,Opposite St. Paul and Pacific
AND AT MILLS AT ANOKA.
Steam Dyeing and Scouring
Water Street, Near Suspension Bridge.
JOHN D. MEYER, Proprietor.
The advertiser Dyes in every variety of Color, all
descriptions of Woolen Dresses,Crape Shawls, Hose,
Bonnets, Net Silk, Damask, Satin, Gros de Naples,
MuslinDetain, Embroidery and Ribbons.
Coats,Pantaloons, Carpets, Bugs,Table Coven,Ac.,
cloanedin the most perfect manner. KID GLOVES
cleaned and colored. The strictest attention paid to
MODEL DRUG STORE
No. 4 Ely Block,WINONA, Minnesota,
is the place Granger $ get
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS, PATBNT MEDICINES,
WINES and LIQUORS,Ac. at Literal Ditto***.
dk Kempe, Lawyer*,
WHIPS, BLANKETS, &c,
East SECOND STREET, near Main,
MADAME E. GEISE,
«». ir,.irv—.h,-« .- M.-:.,!!**-,-,
J. H. LELAND, Proprietor.
This House has recently been newly furnished and
re-fitted throughout, and now affords Excellent Ac
commodations at Reasonable Rates.
Good Stabling in connection with the House.
B. BUFFUM & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Buflnm's Block, Cor. Third and Main
M. B. BCFFUM. 0. B. SHErABD. C. H. CCSMISGS
A LEX. McNIE & CO.,
Jobbers and Retailers of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL PAPER
SHADES, FANCY GOODS,
&c, &c, &c,
PIANO S A N O O A S S
2 Street Winona, Minnesota,
R. STERLING & CO.,
Manufacturers and Dealers in
BOOTS, SHOES, LEATHER
FINDINGS AND SADDLERY,
TANNERS OF MOCCASIN LEATHER,
and Manufacturers of
Hen and Boys* Custom-made Boot and
pRIEDRICH & HACK,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
WINES AND LIQUORS,
FLOUR AND PEED
Corner of Bush'and Third Streets,
RED WING MINNESOTA.
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
HARNESS AND SADDLES,
COLLARS, WHIPS, &c, &c,
Opposite Keystone Block,
RED WING, MINN.
Dealer in all kinds of
GRAIN, FLOUR, HIDES, LIME,
SALT, CEMENT, die.
Ticketsforsale to all important points via Birer
ass Ball,Bast,West,Northand Sonth.
STOme WABBHOVSB OH WBWBB.
^•••OlimiMt^MLja.tfiiH.inr.tf-1 nisfrte I
&c, &c, &c.
Red Wing, Minnesota.
Wholesale and Retail Manufacturerand Dealer in*
Corner Third and Plumb Streets,
RED WING, MINN.