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The Lightning K«d Man.
lenooe Keriter. A whole brigade of lightning r.l HR'II have made i descent upon the ?o\vn,an*i have established head quar urs at the Northwestern from whence .'hey make daily forays into tue coun v. And woe to the hard handed granger who gives ear to their syren -nsr. They :u*e a healthy looking set of follows who evidently enjoy -ood living and know how to make other men ]ay for it. The lightning man is a great student of human hit lire. lie can tell at a glance when in stakes the kind of dough that will work. He is always in an ac tive state of eruption immediately alter a thunder storm, and is never so :i tppy as when some house or bam ii.is been struek by lightning and !".*e i consumed, lie is a firm belu-v i ill the |rovideu -e of Ood, and is verso eloquent as when discoursing to an awe-stricken farmer up n the teriblesin of "tempting Providence'1: by not placing suitable projection against lightning up in hi* buildings. The lightning rod ma:i always has i.e only rod that is of any possible •count all others are frauds, and ue simply machines for attracting rather than conducting from, your buildings the fatal bolt. The light-1 ning rod man is very coneientious. ••tie would not for his life palm off! niMii yoi a worthless rod as that •!her fellow did. No sir lie has a reputation to sustain, which he holds above price! Whatever he tells yon, v i may depend upon.*' Then he i iii't ask any money dow n. He is so uixious to preserve your property ^tat he will lake your note running one, two, or three years, at only ten i i.'i- cent, interest! The lightning rod man is one of the most accomo dating fellows in the world. He is a humanitarian, a: devotes his life to the iirand work of saTingother men's uropei'tv from destruction. No doubt these gentlemen who are now honor lug the town and county with their I pivsence will be as heartily received an i liberally patronized as those who have precede I them in former years. And for dece.icy'. sake, it is hoped that when .1 farmer or citizen of the i own accepts their kind oflices and gives them a note payable at oine future time, for as much or more than "heir buildings are worth, they will have the grace to pay for it when due A-it.lio.it grumbling. We leg our friends in town and country to remember that luxuries always cost, Now a lightning rod is an ornament that we have never felt able to enjoy. A brig'h*, three-tilled fork looks well, pointing heavenward from the root of a stable or house cupola, but '.hen, as it is ninety-nine cases out of a hundred of no earthly use, we have felt t.bligv'd to get along without it. Of course we feel, as is perfectly nat ural. a little envious when we see our neighbors' houses decked out with a half doze.i of these pretty things, and our only consolation i- in the reflec tion that th: v have to pav for them. AM) 1 OUR METHOD: Tin- people help us. THE REDWOOD GAZETTE—SUPPLEMENT. M°M2LLAN SAYS Strike while the Iron is Hot!" Piles »nd Piles of Goods Tliat Must to© Sold, W K O i K K y o i W I Rattling Good Bargains A LAKOK Hint lUbl'Ju STOCK OK XKW COODS. Endless Varietv! Golden Opportunities! Grand Results ONCE MORE to THE FRONT With lot* of (Mnfrii'ix-** »m»l Stork, Lov.t-r Pliers. !iotu*r unl y iv.u i i i u i n i s a n o we help the people. ii- volume of trade increases we sell closer and ser. Thnnr:' Mililmu1 ill it I Slnili THE TO sl.T O i i E K S E I O N S A S A I A K W V s i i v ffC Btfi i I POUNDS AT BIG PROFITS. •IN STOUI: is A (*raml Co-operative Warehouse, Aral we'arc the people's agents. V.e I'lliilUl'O come. No misrepresentation A fair, square ileal every time. strietly One Price, and no deviation. We will sell you as low »s any live man. ami your neighbor likewise. count you in on this great scheme of the nineteenth 111 11. eenturyV Hyallmeinis.try.it. We will friveyoua cordial wel The order of the House: llnv Often, A i -i K e e u u- i i e s Do You Believe Us? We can tiack our assert iim. You are invited to examtne our stock and learn our prices. You will do yourself an injustice if y.,u do not. "Prove all thiiigs. Hold fast that which Is good." If you prove n«. vou wii! titid us a yard wide and all wool. Take a trip with us. You will An Earnest Word. Minneapolis Tribune, .Tune 17th. Have the men of Minneapolis whose energy, spirit and enterprise have made the city what it is, been overtaken l»y a lethargy like unto death? It would certainly seem so. There is no longer any organized ef fort in any direction toward counter acting the influences that are steadily and actively at work to once more put the town in the second place iu point, of population, business and in fluence. It is not long since our heaviest dry goods house was suffered to fail and be blotted out. Shortly after, a wholesale clothing house transferred its business hence. and now it is positively asserted, and not contradicted by the parties interested, that one of our heaviest grocery houses, upon which the city has been accustomed to look witli pride and pleasure, is about to be removed'to St. l'aul. Yesterday information Was received of a pretty relable charac ter, that the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad shops will be located at Austin, and if the continued ef forts of the /'iiiih i /'n s.-, I ''.it Kelly and others can effect it. the head quarters of the telegraph company will be transferred to that point, up on the accession of the new superin tendent, which occurs on the first of July. On the other hand, St. Paul is getting the benefit of a building boom consisting of many fine blocks for as many business houses, and she is realizing the promise made her in respect to her depot and transfer grounds, while Minneapolis is wait ing listlessly, but waiting in vain,for like improvements which have been faithfully promised, but which there is no apparent steps being taken to provide. .Meanwhile St. Paul Is profiting by the prestige accruing from her gains and our losses. Un less there is something done iu Min neapolis soon, so much will be done elsewhere that any efforts to counter act the tendency will be vain. There is no sensationalism in these remarks or this conclusion. Let it be borne emphatically in min i. The Scandinavian Penisiiia is just at present agitated over an outbreak among laboring men. It is reported that several thousand workmen are (in a strike in Stokholm and serious riots are feared. In connection with this ill feeling, it is believed that the recent fires in Sweden were of an in cendiary origin. A subscriber to a taper in Kansas died a short time since, leaving a four years' unpaid subscription bill. The editor appeared at the grave and deposited in the coffin a palm-leaf fan, a linen coat and a thermometer. Certainly a thoughtful act. Know all men l»v these presents, that the bijr blood and liver cure (Dr. Mar shall's Bromolinc) will cure you if you are bilious or constipated. Ask your drug gist.