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Senator Ramsey was in town yesterday,
but liis visit was without political sigmn
'cance. — Tom. King's end of Bill King s
Of course. When did any act of
“Bluff Aleck” have any political sig
nificance ? He was probably collecting
under-clothes for the Feejee Islanders,
or he went up there to practice Old
Hundred with Fletcher. Innocent and
child-like Alexander !
“He is as true as truth’s simplicity,
And simpler than the infancy of truth.
getting confuse®.
Tom King, in the Pioneer , insinuates
that this paper was in existence one
hundred and ten years ago, and report
ed the murder of Jean Marie Le Glair,
in Paris, at that time.
Poor Tom! Ever since the last elec
tion he has been confused on figures.
The next thing he'll do, he 11 swear he
was elected Nov. 3d, and claim that we
so reported it at that time.
Tom is half-brother to Bill, and
every night, it is said, he thanks God
on bended knees that it is only half!
Never mind, Tom, there will be a
chance-for you to be elected one hun
dred and ten years from now.
The protected carpet mills of Phila
delphio yielded in 1870, seventy-seven
per cent profit per annum!
The men’s wages averaged $7.70 per
week, out of which they were to pay
for food, fuel, clothing, doctor’s bills
and funerals !!
And Bill King says he is in favor of
this “ protection ” of the workman : and
the Republican party is a High Tariff
party ; and we pay two prices for our
carpets, or go without, so that the man
ufacturers can make 87 per cent per
year and the workmen starve.
The Pioneer , (Monopoly Anti-Mo
nopolist,) says that the reason why the
railroads are charging the millers so
much for carrying their Hour, is be
cause the Potter law stops them from
fleecing and robbing the people of the
State of Wisconsin, and therefore they
propose to make it up off the people of
Minnesota. But query Why can’t
Minnesota have o Potter law, too, and
then the railroads would have to rob
tom* other community? Because the
Republican party prevents it in this
State and is trying to repeal the law in
The Minneapolis AfaiZ says
‘ There lias been quite too much jobbery
In all public works ; but if a ring of corrupt
Congressmen try to make themselves rich
out of this great need of the West, they will
proclaim themselves infamous, and we trust
their eons pi racy will be brought to naught."
True, brother t'roffut. Glad to see
some sense occasionally iu your utter
ances. But as the poet said :
“The world,
Like a black block of marbie jagged with
Looks blacker than without such."
Why can't you help us to expose the
scheme of sending Minnesota’s wheat
"around Robin Hood’s barn,” ria
Prairie du Chicn and Green Bay, Wis
consin. when we have a direct and prac
ticable route within our own State to
Lake Superior, via our own Lake port,
Duluth ? Isn’t that Green Bay scheme
an • infamous conspiracy” to hoist men
into Congress at the expense of the
R-omo dirty fellow in Hastings, has
written to the St. Paul Press the im
portant fact that we declined.at the sug
gestion of even that great man. Judge
Crosby, to give two dollars to a railroad
official who was getting up contributions
for the grasshopper-atHicted people of
southwestern Minnesota. And a jocu
lar remark we made.that we would give
neopy of the Asm- Monopolist, and tnat
that would drive the grasshoppers out
of the country, is tortured into a ser
ious proposition. We are inclined to
think we can see Todd’s hat or Crosby's
nose sticking up through the Press re
We have just this to say: We are
w iling to do our part, according to our
means, but we prefer to send our con
tributions through some other channel
than railroad men. The railroad cor
porations have stolen more from the
farmers of Minnesota than the grass
hoppers; and the grasshoppers might as
well solicit subscriptions for the relief
©t the railroad victims as the railroad
men take up contributions for the relief
©f those impoverished by their fellow
plunderers, the grasshoppers.
Things have come to a prettv pass
when a man has to be button-holed at
railroad depots, by office-holders, to
hand out his money to railroad officials;
and, if he refuses to bleed, he is to be
denounced in the newspapers.
We answered them, and we repeat
now, that our Grange had already taken
some action on the subject, and would
take further action hereafter, and that
we would do our part, according to our
Hon. Liberty Hall, the able editor of
the Glencoe Register, talks right out
in meeting, after this fashion:
The situation is not wholly satisfactory to
Mr Ramsey’s friends The future is not so
clear as it might be. Party discipline is lax,
when compared with twelve or even six
years ago. While there are many more Re
publicans in the State now than there were
then the number is much less who will bow
before the “sacred cow.” The age of
idolatry for Minnesota has passed, and
the age of reason has set in. Men
are now asking themselves. To what end
have we sacrificed so many good Republi
cans on the altar of Ramsey’s ambition ?
And the answer comes back, that Wheelock,
Driscoll, Crowell, Todd, Stoever, et. al., may
get fat.
*5We submit, that if it was tliajduty and
special mission ot the Republican party in
Minnesota, to take these men in the lean
and famished condition in which it found
them, twelve or fifteen years ago, and fat
them, that it has performed the duty well,
for every one of them is now fat enough to
That is true Liberty, in a financial
sense. Financially they are all as fat
as Daniel Lambert. Physically Jo.
Wheelock and Todd are very much like
Pharoah’s lean kine; and morally there
isn’t half as much to either of them as
to one of the Eddy Brothers spiritual
istic materializations. You might as
well try to fatten a fanning-mill by run
ning oats through it, as to fatten Jo.
Wheelock; and Todd ! Phew ! All his
substance goes into his hat,
But then this isn’t any of our funeral
and so we can’t mingle our tears with
you, Liberty. You simply propose to
drive away the fat hogs and let in the
lean ones. We propose to move the
trough into another yard and fatten a
different and altogether superior breed
of animals, who won’teat any more than
is good for the country. Hey, Liberty,
Low Prices.
Low prices will bring out the money.
This is fully illustrated in the larger in
crease in the sale of such houses as that
of D. W. Ingersoll & Co.
In the iatest reduction of prices we
notice a few it ems, worthy of mention :
Good, grey domestic flannels, 30 to
35c ; heavy, red, twilled flannels, 50 to
55c; check, shirting flannels, 35c;
heavy cotton flannels, 12 1-2 to 25c;
emperor cloths, 50c ; French merinos
75c, worth 51.15 ; water-proofs, 75c to
51.50 ; blankets, 52.50 to SlO a pair.
All cotton goods arc also cheaper
than for many years. Our readers
should take advantage of the low prices
and send to Messrs. Ingersoll <& Co. for
club rates upon the above goods.
Two View* of tike Situation at
Wathiaflon Republican* and
Democrat* Both Looking Out for
Political Capital—lK nmerou* Job*
for the Winter—No Holiday Vaca
tioun—The .Vieusage Ac.’, Ac.
[Washington Special (Nov. 29,) Chicago
The members of Congress who have
arrived here within a day or two, rep
resenting both political parties, offer a
singular phase of political policy for
the impending session. It was tele
graphed last night that the Republican
members propose to do as little as pos
sible, and wait for the Democrats to
make mistakes, by which the former
hope to profit. The Democratic mem
bers. on the other hand, —including
such as Beck of Kentucky, and Swann
of Maryland,—state that the Demo
crats are not responsible for the tail
end of this Congress, and do not pro
pose to originate, but mainly to resist
such measures of the Republicans as
have in view a partisan purpose. In
deed. they are quite amused at the in
timation of a do-nothing policy on the
nart of the Republicans, thrown out by
Hale of Maine, and others, and declare
that there will be little else done than
the passage of the appropriation bills,
if such a course is pursued. They pre
dict. however, that the President will
submit a specie resumption programme
that the Republican party, inflation
ists and all, cannot we'l ignore, to say
nothing of other measures incident to
the session.
There are unerring indications that
the projectors of the various canal pro
jects and other internal improvement
schemes, contemplate a combined at
tack upon the treasury during the com
ing session of Congress. Possibly, to
make assurance doubly sure, they may
unite with railway. Pacific mail, and
cotton-tax lobbies. A prominent re
publican official remarked, the other
day. that Congress would drain the
treasury this season, and that everv
appropriation asked, for no matter
what purpose, would be made. This
prediction may or may not be verified,
but it is a fact that the members of the
third house are in unusually good spir
its, and do not hesitate to say that
there are "bushels of money” in pros
(fTcm Scott came here yesterday in a
special tram, and called on the Presi
dent. Alter an hour’s interview, he
left for Philadelphia. The object of
this visit is generally believed to be an
appeal for Presidential indorsement, in
the message, of the scheme to loan the
credit of the government for the pay
ment of the interest on 170,000.000 of
Eb© .Ajnti-IMiono-polist.
Texas Pacific railroad bonds. What
was the result is not known.
Gen. Butler arrived here yesterday,
but declines to talk for publication. He
is glnm and cross, and only let himself
out so far as to remark that he was
cheated by his own friends, or those re
lied on as his friends, or else he would
have been returned to Congress. He
adds that it was not the tidal wave, but
treachery, that overwhelmed kirn, and
that he can stand it if the Republican
party can. He called on the President
last evening, and was accorded a brief
interview. It was in the interest, it is
said, of the restoration of Mullett.
John F. Chamberlain, of the Long
Branch club-house, is negotiating for
the purchase of the mansion now occu
pied by the British minister. Cham
berlain says in one year after he estab
lishes himself in Washington, the capi
tal shall have a race course and race
meetings equal to those at Baltimore.
If he fulfills these promises, he will be
ranked as a public benefactor by a large
circle, and will be as popular here as at
Long Branch. Morrissey promises to
be ahead of him with a club-house.
come in slowly. Logan, Windom, Ty
ner, Hurlbut, and Wilson of Indiana
are the only ones here. The Tennessee
members came in almost in a body to
As Seen Through
[Washington Special (Nov. 29) to Chicago
Congressmen are arriving in consid
erable numbers, and the indications are
that before the week is ended a quo
rum of both branches will be here.
The conversation of the Democratic
members shows that they are the same
untaught and unteachable Bourbons.
Even so sagacious a man as Beck of
Kentucky, can see in the recent Repub
lican reverses only positive Democratic
gains. The friends of Beck admit that
he is a candidate for the United
States Senate, and that the reason of
his declining a nomination is found in
this fact.
The near advent of Congress has
called attention to the exceeding short
ness of the coming session. if the
u«;ual holiday vacation is observed,
there will be but sixty working days
in the session. An etfort will be made
to prevent the holiday adjournment,
but it is not probable that such a move
ment will be successful. It is the in
tention of the working members who
have arrived to have as much work as
possible sent to committees before the
holidays, in the expectation that a ma
jority of the principal committees will
be wiliing to sit during the recess.
The President commenced his mes
sage yesterday, and he does not intend
to complete it until the day of the
meeting of Congress. It will net be
printed, and no copy of it will be made
till the morning of the assembling of
Congress, when a copy will be given to
the Associated Press.
Members of the House Appropria
tion Committee say that all the regular
appropriation bills, except the sundry
civil, will be ready to be introduced on
the first day of the coming session.
They hope to have two or more cf
them passed before the holidays, and
all of them through by the Ist of Feb
ruary. The River and Harbor bill is
prepared by the House Commerce Com
mittee, and’ has not yet received any
It is pretty well settled that the Re
publicans will as a body resist the at
tempt to le-enact the law requiring
Congress to organize on the 4th of
Tw* HußrM IkMiliM Rrqairix
114-Hzzfdkklt UcacrMiljr of
tke Vfore t'ortwukte—Nurpla* Di
vided Witk tke De»ti»un—Volun
teer Wood Ckopper* for tke Gen
eral t.ood.
The Mankato Review says that two
of the Commissioners of Cottonwood
county arrived there last week to make
the necessary preliminary arrange
ments for housing and provisioning the
large force of wood choppers expected
there from that county to procure a
supply of wood for this winter. From
these gentleman we understand that
the county has been closely and thor
oughly canvassed and the number of
families requiring aid is about 200. It
is estimated that about three and a
half cords will be required to
each family during the win
ter. This, it strikes us. is a
small allowance, for it is not an on- j
common thing for families here to burn ;
a cord of wood per week, but on the
prairie where fuel is an expensive arti
cle, the settlers are accustomed to the
most rigid economy, and they think
they can get along with that allowance.
To indicate to our citizens the willing
ness of these people to help each other,
we are informed that at a recent meet
ing to ascertain the real condition and
necessities of the people, a full and ac
curate report of the amount of hay.
wheat, corn and other products in the
possession of e ach settler eras reported,
and where there was an excess over the
actual needs for the winter it was
kindly and generously given to a
less fortunate neighbor. In some
towns the excess was found to be only
a few bushels of corn, yet small ms it
was, it was carried to the allowance of
some of the towns where & defect exist
ed. That these people are ready and
willing to hglp themselves, tb.e commis
sioners infionia .us th«t 100 able-bodied
men hare volunteered to come down
here, some with their teams and others
as choppers, to provide the wood neces
sary to carry the settlement through
the winter; and those who stay at
home are to take care of the families
and stock of the absent ones. These
people show themselves worthy of the
assistance of our citizens, and we hope
that they will receive it.
The Records of Yellow medicine
County Carried Off by a mob
Crazed with “Oh ! be Joyful.**
[From the Minnesota Falls Sentinel.]
Last Saturday a mob consisting of
twenty-five or thirty men from Granite
Falls and Stony Run, (all picked men
with a view to their muscular and plug
ugly propensities,) were collected to go
to Yellow Medicine to take by force
from the different County Officers, our
county books and records. In open de
fiance of law and crazed, some of them,
with a plenty of the “Oh! be joyful,”
they seized the books and records be
longing to the county, overpowered our
county officers, and carried their plun
der to Granite Falls, in true “plug
ugly” style. We are informed that
the books are scattered all over the
town of Granite Falls, be ; ng kept by
parties who are wholly irresponsible.
We trust 'that these “red handed
Mikes,” will yet come to know and ac
knowledge the supremacy of law and
order over biuti&hmob force, even in
this uew frontier county.
—James T. Allen, an employee of a
Chicago commission house, was arrest
ed yesterday on charge of attempting
to bribe a grain inspector to pass new
corn as old. Allen declares his inno
cence, and the employers sustain him,
saying the consignee was the guilty
Two Rivera, Ho'ritoa Co., Minn.
Justice of Peace,
Eeal Estate
Conveyancing done, taxes paid, collec
tions made, &c.
I All business promptly attended to. Good
i reterences given, ii required. 3m-no7
FOR SALE—A valuable team of farm
U >rses. harness and wagon. Price
$425.00 Wnere good security is given, the
purchaser can take his own tune, at 10 per
cent, interest Address
17 Wabashaw-st, St. Paul.
Long Lake Nursery.
Offers for sale a fine assortment of hardy,
standard and Crab
Fruit Trees at Lowest Rates.
Also a variety of Best Raspberry and Grape
Vines, Strawberry Plants, Ac.
P. S.—Wealthy k G rafts, Extra Hardy
Winter, 13.00 per* luO.
For further particulars, address
noStf Long Lake, Henuepin Co., Minn.
Dealer in and Manufacturer of
Gentlemen’s Fur Goods, Buffalo and Fancv
Robes. Commission Mercliant for the sale
and purchase of Furs. Robes, Skins, Hides,
Wool, Game, Ac. Wholesale dealer in New
house Steel Traps. Agent tor Hazard Pow
der Companv.
No. 55 Jaeksoa-st, Bet. 4th A sth-at.
3m XT. PAI T L, JUNIf.
Bur the crest Franz A Pope
Knin» a sork comp ete In -ever, minute*. SenC
•tamp for act calar. Aodrar*
b McKSLYIB. Littleton, Schuyler Co , IT.
mr * Xxuf. \ m a *
IHC jlrfi Do n>i»Txiid work. E.-rr
I mukiicm jm-t-r. Pin.
~v« —a owtfltt from M
Z Ac. tinea Marker* with
th / -31 assrrgyfr.
M m tha iweelntkaa of the
OEM—Um bat and cheatat '
Mkrawnpe far rrrujimi one ta *
tb* world. Scientific. vainatAr. i
•and* in tsaamifa l«M
tana. Make* a bar of a bait,
eta. Only at JO. Send money '
in letter and ret Kby mail, pro- I
paid. AkUw-ntri. Aodm Bev
«tyOa.atW«h—ti ar fhtwaai .
£am ale j & Cunningham, j
Book & Job Printers
!• W abash aw at., St. Paal, Sinn.
AH kinds of printing and bookbinding
done in the best manner and on short no
tice. A full line of Leal and Grange blanks
constantly on hand. A list of oar blanks
will t tarnished <w appikzooa. 3m
44 and 46 West Third Street, St. Paul.
~ [jOlflr FeFtbe sales of the Singer in 1873 wjre 333,444
machines, or 113,234 machines in excess of the
JtQ highest com) etitor. These figures are compiled
ti nnfiT™"*T~ j/a y'lj from the sworn returns made to the owners of that
•Si{ nM a sewing machine patents. It will hardly he denied
V'A, _«‘~ lr ly mf** )nt that the snperiontr of the Singer Machines is l'ußjr
iyo IJo demonstrated; at all events, that their populaufjJT
vi ] jp’ " in th*s household is unquf stionaMe.
Mr JJpßßft kasson & NOYES,
Genera.! Agents and Dealer*,
110 Wiseomsin-rt., Milwaukee, Wis. % and IS East
3m Third-st., St. Fail, Mina.
Sheetings, Bleached Muslins, Tickings, Shi'rtings, Stripes, Cheviots,Flannels, Jeans, Caad
meres, Blankets, Linens, Calicos, Ginghams, Dress Goods and Notions,at lowest price*)
are now open at
B, F. ZAHM & CO.’S,
are now open at
Music Buyers, Notice!
U«MWO«d Piano-Forte*, 7 1-3 Oc-
I have received and contracted for the
most complete assortment of Pianos and Or
gans ever Drought to Minnesota.
Grand, Square and Upright, in elegant vari
ety, will, as heretofore, be my LEADING
Square Pianos, so universally admired by
the musical world, in splendid variety.
Also, some 7b' octave, Rosewood cased Pi
anos, tine finish and tone, to arrive this
week, which I will sell for the extraordinary
: low figure of t«B6, and guarantee for five
The famous ESTEY; and the PELOUBET.
Pelton tt. Co’s Standard Organ*,
are also sold at my house.
To any person not having mnch ready
cash to pay down, I will sell any of the
above instruments on easy nMlhljr pay
SHEET MUSIC at half usual prices, m
lots of t 2 or upwards—good, new music, too,
the latest publications.
Weber, Steinwav, and other Pianos of
same grade, as well as Organs, to rent.
Call and examine rny stock, even if you
don’t want to buy. The best of instruments
and music at your service. Pianos and Or
gans exchanged. Tuning and Repairing
promptly ana satislactorily done. Small
Musical merchandise, in job lots or at retail.
Piano-forte and Organ Instructors, Church
and School Books, &c., &c.
John A. Weide,
I v No. 39 Ea*t Third St.
Grangers’ Shaving Emporium.
Fourth-st., under Exchange Hotel, ly
Dealer in New and Second Hand
Stoves, Crockery Ware, Sc..
No. 87 Jackson and 206 B. Seventh Street,
Beaupre & Kelly,
blot ud'"dm|«t
for common w in
gntcftihiiiy, poKV
hw.**ontoiafc A
twnr home. Tboo-
BMmitai HUM
tor of • bait.
Bead money
.by mail. ito
-4 Addre-* Ber
ititi ay.Chiw^i
General Agents and Dealers,
374 Second street, Hastiitgtf.
firoeeries, Provisions, Crockery, GlOwart,
The largest retail house in the county.
Orders by mail promptly filled and ex pres*
charges paid by us without cost to pur
chasers . tf
Register of Deeds
Real Estate Agent,
Has tor sale some of the finest Farms la
the State. Also improved Prairie Lands ir„
Dakota county, and a large list of Improved
and Unim{*roved Lots in Hastings and Far
Parties desirous of buying or selling Real
Estate will <io well to give me a call and ex
amine my IL-tte.
F. W LIN£K, Agent.
Cor. 6th and Robert-sts., St. Paul, Min*.
This Paint is unsurpassed for Durability,
Elasticity and Economy; dries with a hard,
rich, glossy surface; does not run from
seams or nail holds; will not chalk, crack
nor peel off; covers more surface with th*
same body ( and i.i cheaper, more lasting,
and 1 letter in every respect than any other
paint. It is prepared for immediaie use and
is in all shades and colors. Send for sam
oie card. 1m
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
Btaple and Fancy
Nw. 13d Third St. - ST. PAUL.
‘Victor’Sewing Machine
The Mott Complete in the Wor’d.
Divested of every loose and clumsy attach
ment and every delicate and complicated,
Self-Setting Needle.
The Most Perfect Shuttle.
Movements all Peative*.
Mo Uncertain Beae’ionjrom Spring**
Victor Sewing Machine Co*
34 Tenth-st., 4 doors west of Broadway.
Avoid Quacks A Impostors
No Charge for Advice and Consultation.
Da. J. B. Dtott, rradnate of Jefferson JM
icol College, Philadelphia, author of reversl
t.: a able works, cm b* cosmltad on all di*-
mi of the Sexual or Urteary organa (which
ha baa aud# m especial study) either in mala
or female, no matter from what cause origimt
Sn* or of bow long etaadlng. A practice of S*
veers esablro Mm to treat dlasaass with me
eeee. Cures guaranteed. Cbargaa rmaoneMe
Tbeee at adiraece cm forward latter dmrilb
ing symptoms end enclosing stamp to prepay
Smi far the Qekde to Health. Price IS eta.
i. ». DTOTT. V. D-. PbyMcim A Sargim,
ie* Dame easel New York.

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