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31 KS. L. E. BEACH
Has purchased from Mr. Cone his
Confectionery Store.
On Mcmlli Eighth Stnear the bridge,
And has put in and will keep constantly on baud a
large stock of
Frosh Fruit,
Candies, Nuts, and
Fancy Groceries.
Alao Toys, Nations, Perfumery, Cigars, Tobacco,
and Pipes. Tiie best brands of Fresh OYSTERS
kept on baud. 910-tl,
Dry Goods,
General Merchandise,
North Bth Street,
Will buy and sell at market rates ail Issues of
O. 8. Securities, Oold, Notes, Drafts, Silver, etc.! j
Drawn in sums to suit on all the principal cities of
Germany, France, England, Norway, etc.
Sola Agency of Manitowoc and vicinity for the
Hamburg and Amorioan Steamship Company.
Also agent for German sailsbip lines. Free Tick
ets issued from Germany to Maultowoc at New
York rates. 963 tf
South Stli St., Manitowoc,
Recommends his large and well selected assortment
Bjx Parlor and Cook Stoves,
Of the latest and most approved patterns. Also his
complete assortment of
Consisting of Knives, Scissors, Axes and Tools of
every description, together with everything per
taining to the Hardware business. He buys his
goods directly from the manufacturers in the Hast
and at cash prices, therefore bo cau compete with
any house in the city as regards Price and (Quality.
In connection with the establishment he has a
In which he is prepared to manufacture all articles
made of Tin, Copper, Brass, Ualvauized and sheet
Iron. 963-tf
Having purchased the
Store formerly kept by
Now offer for sale a large stock of
Mi and a f nil 11 ne of
Toys, Christmas Goods, Etc.
At the old stand, near the Postoffice. South Side,
MANITOWOC, - *3-tf - WIS
Silver and Plated Ware
Eye-Glasses, Etc.
York MrrM, North gldr,
J. PITZ, Propietor.
I have removed my Meat Market, to Schncder’e
Old Stand, on York street, between 7th and Bth,
where I shall keep constantly on band
By fair dealing and just weight, I hope to receive
a share of your patronage. j. PITZ.
ll* DREWSEN, Proprietor.
Mr. Drewrtn wishes to inform the public that he
has recently established himself in his New House,
a Chicago street, between Bth and 9th streets.
The bouse is entirely new, and has been fur
shed with an entirely new outfit.
A Large and Commodious Stable is
also Attached.
The public patronage is solicited.
York Street, between 7th and Bth, has on band a
large stock of choice
which he will sell at bottom prices, in order to mak
room for his
Dress Goods, Notions, Etc.
Which he will receive and exhibit during the next
week. This is the best opportunity offered to pur
chas" your'Sprlng Clothing Cheap. Call and
examine his stock. Ue guarantees satisfaction
with good goods and prices. 9221 y
Barber & Hair Dressing
Keeps a complete stock of the Latest Styles of
Neck Ties,
Hair Oils,
Perfumery and
Toilet Soaps.
Corner of Bth and Commercial Streets,
MANITOWOC, - 963-tf - WIS.
Has purchased and is now opening, on York street,
the largest stack of furniture ever offered for sale
in this city. His stock in part consists of
Parlor ?ets, Chamber Sets,
Sofas, What-Sots, Chairs, Bedsteads
and every article found in a first-class furniture
Having purchased for CASH, he is enabled to sell
at the Lowest Figures.
Those wishing furniture would do well to give
him a call before purchasing elsewhere, as his
stock is large, and his prices adjusted to the times,
Manitowoc, - “ “ Wis.
963- tf
This Bank is organized under the provisions of
the National Banking Law, with a paid up
Capital of $50,001%
With the privilege of increasing to SIOO,OOO.
Will buy and sell DRAFTS on the principal cities
of the Union.
Will buy and sell DRAFTS on Great Britain
Ireland, Norway, Denmark, or the Continent of
Europe at New York rates, and in sums to suit
the passengers. Will fell
Passage Tickets
By Sail and Steam from and to any port In Europe
at New York rates.
and keep constantly on hand and for sale at mar
ket .rates a full supply of all descriptions.
Will cash Interest Coupons Free of Charge.
Will Collect Bounties, Pensions,
and other claim* against the United States Govern
Will purchase Geld, silver and I’arurrnt
Money at the highest market rates.
Wl!l receive deposits, and allow interest by
spec's! arrangement.
C. C. BARNES, President.
C. LULINC, Cashier. **-tf
c. Moyer,
Broadcloths, Cassimeres, Veatinga, Etc.,
He also keeps on hand a well assorted stock of
article* in his line, and sells at the lowest figures.
Custom made work promptly attested to. and fnU
satisfaciiou guaranteed. 963-tf
Eighth street. South Side. Manitowoc. Wis., has
a complete stock of
I Varnish and Kerosene.
Alsot' e Celebrated Ouosrldorf ,'lu.inrd. fresh
and of the best quality.
Prewerlptioo* Very Carefully tear reverfrd*
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E.K.&E. fI.RAND,
Wholesale and Betail Dealers in
Slilp ClmncUoi-y,
Seneca Falls Iron Pumps,
3£Vto., Etc.
Cor. Bth and Buffalo Streets,
MANITOWOC, - (97f>-tf) - WIS.
Lumber Yard.
Manufacturers and Dealers In
Lumber, Lath,
Shingles, Pickets.
Mill and Yard, Cor. of Main and Franklin Streets,
South Side of the River,
A specialty made of FILLING BILLS PROMPTLY
To city customers free of charge.
South Side, Manitowoc, Wit.. Near Tur
ner Hall.
The undersigned offer the following articles to
the public at the Remarkably Law Prices given be
low :
Doors, Window Sash,
2 ft 4inx6 ft $1 75
3 ft 61nx6 ft flin 1 88
3 ft Binx6 ft Sin 2 00
3 ft lOinxC ft 10in 2 25
Bx 7 ft 2 50
Bxlo per pair Sse, with glass >1 36
9x13 •• 4 Sc, “ 1 BO
10x13 “ 55c, •• 176
10x14 “ 65c, “ 196
10x16 “ 60c, “ 226
XlB “ 2 35
Carpenter and Builder’s Work
Will be neatly and promptly executed.
And Repairing Old Ones,
will be taken at the lowest figures and promptly
With NEW MACHINERY, we are prepared t
do ihs BEST WORK in PLANING and RE
All work done at onr Factory will be DELIVERED
FREE OF CHARGE to any part of the city.
963 tf H. CREVE A CO.
The underelgneo, having leased the dry dock of
the Manitowoc Dry Itock Company, at Manitowoc
for a term of five yfare, is now pre
pared to dock vessels of all classes, includ
mg tbs largest afloat on the lakes. The dry dock
is 365 feet long, and 75 fest wide, with 12 feel of
water >ver the mud sill. All work intrusted to ns
will be performed in a skillful, workmanlike and
expeditions manner, and at lower figures than can
be obtained either in Milwaukee or Chicago.
C. 8. RAND,
A schoolmistress in a suburban
; town, who had long been annoyed by
ihe perversities of a male pupil of nine
teen, on one of the of the closing days of
last term kept him in and undertook to
whale him. He, however, disarmed her,
and returned several kisses for each
blow. The schoolmistress, unable to for
give this breach of discipline, looked him
sternly in the face, and shaking her fore
finger at him in a menacing manner,
said, solemnly, “ William, I will give
you precisely fifteen minutes to stop
hugging me, and if you disobey me I
shall punish you very severely.”
A successful fly has 20,000 children.
Yet you don’t hear much fly-blowing,
though they live on eighty cents a day.
A shock of an earthquake was expe
rienced in the vicinity of Mt. Holly. N. J.,
on the 10th. Houses were shaken and
crockery broken.
Salenac & Sons, of Paterson, N. J.,
have made an assignment to R. M. Ober
tueffer, of Obertueffer <t Cos., silk importers,
New York. This is the largest silk failure
ever known in Paterson.
Additional remains have been found
in. the ruins of Hale’s piano factory, New
i ork, and taken to the morgue for identifi
Mr. Coffin, actuary of the Brooklyn
Life Insurance Company, died suddenly in
New York on the 7th inst.
Some time since the safe of Samuel
Loud, Fulton street, Boston, Mass., was rob
bed of upwards of SI,OOO in money and near
y $30,000 worth of bonds, notes and bank
stock. On the morning of the Sth inst,, a
package containing the bonds etc., was left
•n the door ateps.
The secretary of war has addressed a
letter to Gen. Schofield, commanding at West
Point, her.rtily approving his order which
provides summary and severe punishment
for hazing cadets.
George Chambers, a councilman
from the southside, was arrested at Pittsburg
on the 6th inst., for riot, the charge being
that on Saturday night, July 21, he made a
speech to the southside inillmen, inciting
them to commit disorder. He was released
on bail. The arrest occasions considerable
Wm. M. Tweed was before the New
York city aldermanic committee on investi
gation of many frauds on the 6th inst. He
testified as to the formation of the Super
visors ring for passing excessive hills. At
first it consisted of himself and Briggs, bnt
subsequently Henry Smith, John Fox,
James Hayes, Isaac J. Oliver and Andrew
J. Blakely were added. The last two did
not know all that was going on, but they got
their share of the spoils. The committee
adjourned till the 12th inst.
Philip Stiler, owner of fifteen large
tea establishments in New York city, made
an assignment on the Sth inst. Liabilities
estimated at $200,000. He lost heavily in
real estate investments.
Chas A. Wheelock has been re
elected president of the New York stock ex
A genuine case of yellow fever was
reported in New York on the 3d inst. The
victim was a Scotchman named Leitch. No
fears are felt in regard to a spread of the
The ten apostles of the Mormon
church report that they have been blessed
by the Lord, who revealed to them the steps
they should take. John Taylor, senior
apostle, and acting president of the twelxe,
is unanimously sustained in that position.
Also that a quorum of the 12 apostles is a
presiding quorum and authority of the
church. This was the plan pursued at the
iime i.r me ueath ot Joseph Smith, ana sus
tained by Brigham.
The cigar makers strike at Cincinnati
ended on the Bth inst., by Krohn, Feiss
Cos. acceding to thejjdemauds of the strikers
and discharging all the women in their em
Sitting Bull has no intention of
going on the war path, but is encamped on
Point Horse Buttes, 120 miles from Fort
Walsh and 40 from Wood Mountain.
The celebrated Mitchell case, at Mil
waukee, is at length settled, the court grant
ing Mrs. Mitchell a decree of divorce. The
child, David F. Mitchell, is to he given in
custody of Mr. Alexander Mitchell, the
mother being allowed to see it a few times
each year. Mrs. Bianca Mitchell, it is un
derstood, will be given $2,000 per annum.
President Hayes and suite visited
Mariettc, Ohio, on the 7th inst., wherejthey
were enthusiastically received by the citi
zens, at least 15,000 or 20,000 being on hand
to welcome the party.
Further investigation into the affairs
of the Chicago State Savings institution, at
Chicago, has resulted in the discovery of a
number of new notes, which will figure as
available assets, and will probably bring
the assets to a million tlollars or over, and
render the eventual payment of 30 to 4q
cents on the dollar possible.
Col. J. H. Note ware, an old resident
of Nebraska, and formerly state superintend
ent of immigration, died at North Bend,
Neb., on the sth inst.
Crazy Horse’s band [of Indiana has
been disarmed and dismembered by* Gen.
Crook, at Camp Robinson, Neb. Crazy
Horse attempted to escape, hut was recap
tured after receiving a severe stab from one
of the Indian guards, whom he attempted to
Shedding Hear, with fifteen lodges
of Lame Deer’s Band, surrendered at Camp
Robinson, Neb., on the 4th inst. Fast Bull
with the remainder of the hand, numbering
nearly 500, will arrive in two or three davs.
The Rasgrad army has, according to
latest reports, followed the retreating Rus
sians to a point beyond the upper Lorn and
now occupies Ablova. In consequence
Papokoi ami the whole region between Kar
asan and Osman Bazar, was hurriedly evacu
ated by the Russians.
A correspondent at Vienna says it is
not what occurs in front so much as what
occurs in the rear of Plevna which will give
to the fight there its significance. The Rus
sians are preparing a Sedan for Osman
Pasha, and he will probably have to trust to
his own resources to extricate himself.
SuLieman Pasha’s entire array is re
ported to have passed north of the Balkans.
The Turks were driven out of Plevna
in great disorder, on the 9th inst. The tight
was a bloody one, the losses on both sides
being heavy.
Nicsics unconditionally surrendered
to the Russians on the Sth inst.
News from the seat of war reports all
quiet in the Raikans. Sulieman Pasha .s or
ganizing his army at Kazanlik. The Russians
lost 1,000 killed wounded at the capture of
Lovatz. The Turkish loss is great, including
100 prisoners.
The battle of Kiziltepe, which result
ed in the Russians being completely driven
from their position at Hadelar, cost the
Turks 450 killed, and 1,400 wounded. Kizil
lepe hill was attacked by two divisions under
Ali Pasha and Mahmed Bey. They were
both wounded. The Russians were out
numbered ten to one. The Turks have
strongly intrenched the hill.
The Russians have entirely disman
tled Ardahan, which is now an open town.
Gen. Comorotf has withdrawn most of his
troops from there to the main body of the
army, leaving only nine battalions in the
The garrison of Widdin is being raised
to 8,000 men in consequence of the threaten
ing attitude of Servia.
The battle at Lovetz was commenced
by the Turks who were disquieted by the
, great increase of Russians before the town,
and attacked them tiercelv. The Russians
repulsed nine successive Turkish assaults,
and finally drove the Turks back into the
town, which they entered with them. The
struggle was continued in the streets until
the Turks were driven out from the other
side of the town in great disorder. Thev re
treated, followed by Gen. SkobelofTs
cavalry, a brigade of which had by its gal
lantry largely contributed to the Russian
success. The slaughter was great, especially
among the Turks.
The Russians were repulsed at Ka
dikoi, near Rustchnk, on the 4th inst., with
a loss of 1,000 men.
A Russian official dispatch dated
Gorny Studen, at 7:35 o’clock on the 3d
inst., says: “ Lovatz was yesterday carried
by an assault by Russian troops under
Generals Meritinsky and Skobeloff. No
details yet received.”
Russians officially estimate their
losses at Sehipka pass at 1,200 killed and
3,000 wounded.
Latest news from India is cheering.
Ivain has fallen in all the Madras districts
and also in Bengal, Seinde, Mysore and the
central provinces. The prospects in I’uu
jaub has greatly improved, but the situation
m Oude and the northwest provinces is still
Lavari>, British representative has
received a fireman from the sultan author
izing excavations at Nineveh.
The Circassians have committed at
atrocites in eleven villages east of Bulgaria.
In the village of Suijuk, inhabited by Greeks
150 houses were burned and 300 inhabitants
massacred. One hundred corpses of women
have been discovered at Samuela.
The condition of the Pope’s health is
not so good as it hits been for some time
past. His limbs are partially paralized, but
no immediate change is apprehended.
The funeral ceremonies of the late Ex-
President Thiers took place at Paris on the
Bth hist.
g A letter from Isaac Butt, the home
rule member of Parliament for Limerick,
indicates the idea that Parliament will never
grant home rule in order to get rid of any
annoyance or inconvenience the Irish mem
bers can cause.
The uneasy feeling in Europe is not at
all allayed, but rather increased, by the
news from the front, and the press comments
upon the death of Thiers, and its effect
upon French politics.
It is said the Pope, who is improving
in health, has definitely resolved to restore
the Roman hierarchy in Scotland. Cardi
nal Manning will shortly go to Home on a
confidential mission in that connection.
Advices from the City of Mexico of
the Bth inst., state it is rumored that ex-
President Lerdo is to be tried for high
crimes against the constitution, committed
during his administration, and that Gen.
Escobedo will soon be tried for treason.
Austria and Germany have declared
that they do not deem the present state of
affairs between Russia and Turkey one to
induce them to offer their mediation to
either belligerent, yet they would support
vigorously an offer of mediation from any
other power.
The London Tima’ leaders of the 2d
and 3d inst., show the needlessness of the
present nai, its excessive costliness in men
and money—far outweighing its possibilities
for good,—and the danger of the eventual
Russian failnre, from all of which the Tima
concludes that the present moment is pro
pitious for intervention, and Germany and
England ought to take the initiative to bring
about a truce.
Should Mexico succeed in preventing
hoarder raids, of which complaint is made,
onr government will recognize Mr. Mata as
representative of that Republic, thus resum
ing diplomatic relations between the two
The case of the vessel Edward Lee,
supposed to have been fired upon by a Span
ish war vessel near the southern coast of
Cuba, has been brought to the attention of
(he department of State. Inquiry thus far
has not shown any foundation for the alle
gation in the case of the Lee.
The Treasury Department has decided
that in cases where steamers desire to
change the business for which they were
originally inspected during the year for
which said inspection was made, reinspec
tion and examination made necessary by
such change will he made free of expense to
the owners of such steamers.
After full consideration it has been
determined by the President that public in
terests will he better served by the appoint
ment of officers for the three leading posi
tions in the New York custom house.
Kenneth Raynor, solicitor of the
treasury, was fined S2O for assaulting Sotel
do, editor of the National Republican.
The department ol s*ate is informed
that the Jewish residents of Symrna, headed
by their Grand Rabbi, waited upon the
United States minister to Turkey during
his recent visit to that city, and tha'nked the
government of the United .Suites for its
solicitude for the Jewish people in the Otto
man empire as evinced in the recent instruc
tion from the department of state.
At Baltimore on the 10th inst., Henry
Barlarge, aged 26, shot his brother John,
aged 30 killing him instantly after which he
attempted suicide and will probably die.
The Franklin, Louisiana postoffice
was robbed of S3OO and registered letters
containing money on the night of the 9th.
A negro has been arrested on suspicion.
Samuel Humphrey, alias John Leary,
a locomotive fireman, has been arrested on
a charge of firing the railroad bridge at
Reading, Pa., during the recent strikes.
Chas. H. Gould, bookkeeper to
James Parker, Main street, Carahridgeport,
Mass., while showing hay to an unknown
man who expressed an intention to become
a purchaser, on the Sth inst,, was suddenly
and fatally attacked by the unknown mail
who then robbed the money drawers and es
W. H Gardner, charged with com
mitting forger}' in Grand Rapids, Mich., last
month, was handed over to Sherifl' Whit
comb, of that city on the 7th inst. He was
arrested by the police at Dayton, O.,several
days ago.
At Memphis, Term., on the 7th inst.,
at 1 o,clock in the morning, on the corner of
Main and Monroe streets, Ed. Murray, a
sporting character, was shot and probably
fatally wounded, by Jule Rosier, of St.
Louis, who was arrested, and held in the
sum of $2,000 to answer. Rosier denies that
he shot Murray, but two men who were
E resent, assert that he did. All the parties
ad been drinking.
It is stated that detectives have traced
the $34,000 check forgery on the Union
Trust Company, New York city, and have
fastened the guilt upon two clerks, one in
the Union Trust Compauy and one in the
New York Life Insurance Company.
On the sth inst., C. Tuttle, one of the
men who jumped Hidden Treasure Mine,
was shot and mortally wounded while try
ing to blow np the tunnel of Keel’s mine.
Five men were seriously wounded bv the
explosion of giant powder whieh Tuttle had
lowered into the tunnel through the shaft.
Robert James, Samuel Goodrich and
Jas. Semmons were taken from jail and
hung by a mob, at Newcastle, Ky., on the
night of the 3d inst. They were charged
with murdering a number of person* in
Owen and Henry counties.
Robert Howell, a business man,
drowned himself at Philadelphia, on the 4th
Conductor Thomas Luckett was
fatally injured on the Pth in a collision on
the Virginia side of Potomac, near Long
Bride, between a cattle train on the Balti
more & Ohio road, and a freight train on the
Midland road. Both engines were badly
damaged, the caboose of the freight train
burned and 11 head of cattle killed.
The boiler of a steam thresher belonging
to Wethel and Richardson, near Radon), 111.,
exploded on the 7th, killing George Peter
Kline and Thos. Richardson. The separator
and wheat stacks were burned.
A heavy rainstGrm was experienced
at Atlantic City, N. J., on the Bth inst. The
tide is higher than ever before, doing great
damage to property. An excursion house
was carried out to sea, railroads were cov
ered with two or three feet of water, ex
tinguishing the tires in the locomotives.
By si pus explosion at the Phoenix
Park Min o -, Pottsville, Pa., near Minersville,
Pa., on the 6th inst., eight miners were
burned, three seriously. John Jenkins, one
of the injured, died soon after.
A freight train ran off the track at
Steubenville, 0., on the 6th inst., killing
Robert Davis, of Indianapolis, niid wounding
two others, all circus men.
Two oil trains collided near Newburg,
Ohio, on the sth inst. Fifteen ears contain
ing merchandise and 1,000 barrels of oil,
together with a locomotive, were burned.
Lo-i $120,000.
A SCAFFOLD on a building in process
of construction in Cincinnati, fell on the sth
inst., killing Chas. Dago and injuring Tom.
Martin and Nat. Silver.
The Eagle dour mill at Okawville, 111.,
together with 25,000 bushels of wheat, burn
ed on the 4th inst. Loss $60,000.
Samuel Reynolds, a prominent citi
zen of Allegheny City, Pa., died on the 3d
inst., of injuries received by falling through
a misplaced grating in a sidewalk in that
Fifteen hundred regular Mexican
troops are about to embark in the steam
ship City of Merida from Vera Cruz to the
mouth of the Rio Grande, for service on the
Rio Grande frontier, to replace the local
The men at Nesquihoning, Lehigh &
Wilkesbarre coal company, went to work on
the 10th. The men onSummit Hill voted to
go to work. Thesa mines have been idle
since July.
The assignment of Frank Leslie, news
paper publisher, to Isaac W. England, was
filed in the office of the county clerk on the
Bth inst. The Sun says the liabilities amount
$330,000. The assets are represented by
numerous publications. Arrangements have
been made by which the publication of bis
illustrated newspaper will continue.
The silk manufacturing establishment
of Soleliac k Sons, Paterson, N. J., has sus
pended. Liabilities $200,000, mostly due
Scandalous neglect in the matter of
digging out of the ruins of the Thirty-fifth
street (New York) fire the bodies known to
be there, has attracted the attention of
Mayor Ely, and he sent an order to the fire
commissioners to go to work at once and
expend SI,OOO if necessary in getting out the
During the closing proceedings of the
Social Science Association, at Saratoga,
N. Y., Judge Peabody, of New York, pre
sided. Hamilton A. Hill, of Boston, read a
paper on the navigation laws of Great
Britain and the United States. Horace
White read a paper on the tariff’question.
Henry I). Hyde, of Boston, read a paper on
customs laws and their administration. A
vote of thanks to the citizens of Saratoga for
hospitalities was moved, and the association
adjourned sine die.
The noted Sioux chief, Crazy Horse,
died at ( amp Robinson, Neh., on the 6th
inst., from wounds received from the guards
when he attempted to escape, a day or two
The President has pardoned a number
of persons convicted of violating the revenue
law, tampering with mails, etc.
Dr. Bliss expresses the opinion that
Senator Morton will be aide to attend the
regular session of congress.
Justice Bradley, in a letter to the
Newark Adrerliner , denies the Sun’s charges
throughout, and says he did notread or ex
press an opinion; decided the electoral vote
honestly, and free from political or other ex
traneous considerations.
Latest regarding the election in
Maine: In 144 towns Conner’s majority is
4,086, against 9,873 last year. Connor 32,-
!*O4, Talbott 27,522, scattering 254. If these
towns come in like others, allowing for the
faet that the greenback ticket is limited to
localities the aggregate vote will be about
98,500, of which Conner should have 53,000;
Willians, 43,000; Munson, 3,500, and Con
nor’s majority will run up to 7,500 against
14,911 last year.
The Republican and Democratic
state committees of Ohio have arranged for
a joint discussion between Stanley Matthews
and Thomas Ewing.
The Minnesota greenbackers and work
ingmen joined hands on the sth inst., and
nominated the following ticket: L. Han
ning for governor; Wm, Meigher, for lieu
tenant governor; Isaac Staples for treasurer;
A. E. Rice, for secretary ol state; S. L.
Pierce, for attorney general.
The following ticket was nominated
by the Pennsylvania Republican state con
vention on the 6th inst.: Supreme Judge,
J. B. Sterret, by acclamation; state treas
urer, Wm. B. Hart, by acclamation; auditor
general, J. A. M. Passmore.
The greenback party of Massachusetts
held a meeting on the sth inst. at Boston,
and nominated Wendell Phillips for govern
or, Dyer D. Lum for lieutenant governor,
Nathan Clarke, Jr. for secretary of state, W.
W. Whitney for treasurer, H. M. Hearse for
auditor, Israel W. Andrews forattornev gen
The election in Ban Francisco on the sth
inst. passed oft quietly. About 32,000 votes
were polled, and the impression is that the
Democrats carry a majority of the ticket.
The tickets were very much scratched, and
counting will occupy several days.
Xew York.
New Yobk, September 10—3:30 p. M. —
Cotton—Steady at 11 3-16 c for middling up
lands. Flour—Firm; receipts 17,000 bids;
sales 11,000 bbls. Wheat—Quiet; receipts
200,000 bus; sales 72,000 bus at call at $1.30
for No. 2 spring seller September Rve—
Firm. Corn—Firmer; receipts 388,000 bus;
sales 15,000 bus at 55(3,59 for new western
mixed. Barley—Nominal. Oats—Unchang
ed; receipts 77,000bu5; sales 21,000 bus; at
[email protected] for mixed western and state; 34fq.44c
for white do. Pork—Firmer at $13.25. Lard
—Higher at $9.25. Whisky—At $1.13.
Sugar—Firm. Petroleum—Crude at 7}4c;
refined, 14c.
Chicago, September 12—3:00 p. m.—
Wheat—Firm, unsettled and higher; $1.12
for cash ; $1.06 '/i for September; $1.02 J* for
October. Corn—Firm and higher at 45J£c
for cash ; for October. Oats—Firmer
at23)£c for cash : 24%c for October. Bye—
WHOLE NO. 095.
At 55%e. Barley—At66%c. Pork—Firmer
and steady at $12.62% for cash and October.
Lard—Cornered higher at $8.02% for cash
and October. Whisky—At SI.OO. Megs—
Receipts 7.500 head; active and firm and
s(®loc higher; light at [email protected]; heavy at
[email protected]
Milwaikkk, September 10. — Flour —
Quiet and prices nominal at $5.00 for com
mon to fair spring, and [email protected] for good
and choice. Wheat—Rather tame and
prices irregular; No. 1 1.14%@5L18; No. 2
sl.ll %@1.15*4; September, at $1.06 '5 (g,
1.07%; October $1.02%@1.037-<. Corn-
No. 2.45 c; Oats—23%. Rye—No. 1 55%.c.
Bariev—No. 2 68c, October 68'-.. Pork—
Firm; $13.00. Lard—9%. Hogs—Fu
London, September 10. — 12:30 r. m.—
Liverpool wheat market opens firm. Float
ing cargoes strong; on passage strong; Mark
Lane a turn dearer. Good cargos mixed
American corn, off coast, 28a fidfa.i’Os. Farm
ers deliveries of wheat during the week
35,000(0)40,000 quarters.
A Brave Russian General.
A war correspondent writes: “In the
dead of night that extraordinary fellow,
Gen. JSkobelofl 1 , the younger, turned up
in Prince Schackosky’s headquarters.
He is the stormy petrel of the Russian
army. If I were riding along a road in
a given direction in expectation of see
ing a fight, and if I chanced to meet the
General riding in an opposite direction,
without any inquiry or any hesitation 1
would wheel my horse and ride in the
General’s tracks, in the full assurance
that 1 was doing the best thing for my
self and your readers. He is in the
thick of everything. In the gray dawn
of the morning of the crossing I shook
hands with him on the edge of the Dan
ube, after the bayonet charge in which
he had taken part. His face was black
with powder, and he, General as he is,
carried a soldier’s rifle with the bayonet
fixed. He was in the fighting at the
Sc ipka, and led the first column which
tra versed that pass. There seemed some
prospect of quietude for some days on
the other side of the Balkans, and the
Plevna expedition offered a prospect of
fighting. The General is unattacned,
and can roam from flower to flower,
from one fighting ground to another.
He is, I sometimes think, a little mad,
but a man of real value in a warfare such
as this. It would be embarrassing if
every General was a Skobeloff; but a
few Skobelofts scattered up and down
through a great army have their uses.
They generally end by getting shot, and
earn a short memoir and a good many
decorations. But 1 hope it will be a
long time before Skobeloff meets his in
evitable doom, for he is a right good
fellow, and a staunch comrade. He
came to us from Baron Krudender’s
headquarters, with instructions that he
should assume a temporary command of
Col. Tutolmin’s brigade of Circassian
who have also been attached
to this expedition, and execute a recon
noissance in the direction of Lovca. He
rode off in the darkness, and after riding
fifty miles, returned with the tidings
that Lovca was held by five battalions
of Turkish infantry, and its rayon in
fested by Circassians and Bashi-Ba
A Singular Family.
From the Calvert Central Texan.
Living near Englewood, in this county,
is a family of father, mother and twelve
children, and remarkable to state, they
count 1128 fingers and toes as naturally
belonging to them. Each of the twelve
children has twenty-four, fully develop
ed, but the parents only have forty be
tween them. Prof. Hungleford, formerly
of Calvert, but recently teaching at
Englewood, had several of these chil
dren as scholars. One day, during,
recitation, one of this family was told to
count his fingers with a view of impress
ing some number upon his mind. The
child announced that the number was
twelve. The teacher said the Returning
Board was endeavoring to practice fraud,
and bull-dozed the little fellow into
another count. The result was the same.
“ Come here,” said the now irate teach
er, “ and let me count your fingers.”
His numbering corresponded with the
child’s for on each hand he found five
fingers and a thumb. This freak is all
well enough to excite the curious to gaze
on, but it appears to us these extra digits
might have been placed on other hands
without additional trouble. The extra
ordinary family hails from Canada.
W hat Women Owe to Men.
From the Omaha Bee.
The success of women upon the
modern forum and in the bureaus of
journalistic correspondence leads us to
wonder why it is that in all the domestic
departments where woman has had such
a tine opportunity to acquaint herself
with its wants and methods, that she lias
never inaugurated any improvement,
and left it to men. Yes, to these inferior
men to invent and perfect them. Our
modern commodious, self-rocking cradles,
fine cooking-stoves, sewing-machines,
knitting-machines and washing-machines
have been invented and improved by
men. The modern baking powder, so
much used in cooking, aye, even the aj>-
pliances which quiet the little ones, viz.,
the soothing milk bottle, with all its
modern rubber patent attachments, are
the inventions of men. In the face of
all this, how women can claim superiority
wc cannot comprehend. Considering
that Eve was such a remarkable talker,
it is strange that even the automation
talking machines which have been in
vented at times have been done by men.
There is only one department which men,
to their credit be it said, have not im
proved upon—that is, Eve’s extensive
patent of “story telling.”
An Auctioneer’s Hits.
Of John Keese, the witty New York ,
book auctioneer, a biographer tells the
following among numerous anecdotes
equally amusing; Knocking down a
“ Hand-book,” he added, for the com
fort of the purchaser, “ You will see
that it is pretty well fingered.” “Dam
aged, you say? yes—a little wet on the
outside—but you will find it dry enough
within.” On another occasion he par
ried this word “damaged” quite hap-1
pily. A young son of a highly respect
able Episcopal clergyman was a privi
leged attendant at the auction room. '
Keese offered a soiled or injured copy of
“ Book of Common Prayer.” “ Isn’t it
damaged?” exclaimed the youth; upon
which Keese turned round to him slowly
and fixing his attention upon him with
great gravity, in a tone of soberness and
solemnity, addressed him, “Has your
father taught you to regard that as a
damaged book?”
Scars still remaining on the head of
Assistant Secretary of State Seward,
from wounds received while sheltering
his father from the assa**in, he wears a
black silk skull cap to cdftceal them.
Hoyt & Sons flouring mills at Beaver
Dam were burglarized of SBO.
The Janesville cotton factory sohF
$45,000 worth of goods during August.
C. H. Bade, one of the oldest resi
dents of Plymouth, was killed Wednes
day by the kick of his horse.
James Malone, of Beaver Dam, was
shot accidentally, while drawing his gun
from a wagon. Nothing serious.
Some xnmitigated scoundrel entered
the barn of the resident priest of the
town of Rosier, one day this week, and
cut off the tail and mane of his horse.
The residence of Col. J. H. Howe,
Kenosha, was entered by burglars Tues
day night and a valuable watch and
about SSO in money carried off.
Mr. Fred. Kkllerman, of Juneau,
in the act of rising from his bed, burst a
blood-vessel, causing death almost in
stantly. He was aged 37 years. He
had been in poor health for several years.
R. R. Barnes, of La Crosse, was shot
by a burglar, Wednesday night, but not
seriously injured. The burglar had
made noise sufficient to awaken the
family and when Barnes went for him
shot him.
Satfrday morning, while a son of
Andrew Hickey, of Friendship, was oil
ing the horse-power to a thresher, the
former being in rapid motion, his left
arm was caught between the cogs and
severely crushed.
Mr. Lawrence, of Oshkosh, formerly
of Bloomfield, Waushara county, has
purchased the Neff bridge at Fremont,
paying therefor $2,000. Himself and
family moved there last week, and he has
taken charge of the bridge.
The Beaver Dam Aryus says that at a
school meeting in North Lowell, a
woman present insisted on her right to
vote. The men present “ couldn’t set'
it,” and the meeting adjourned, to await
advices from the state and county super
intendents in regard to the matter.
The following have been elected
officers of the State Turners’ Association:
President, Richard Guenther; vice pres
ident, Joseph Baum; secretary, Charles
Meissner; treasurer, Sebastian Ostertag;
sreretary of life insurance department,
William’ Pueppke; turning overseer,
Charles Oellricn.
On Thursday morninr some scoundrel
tried to set fire to the Fox House, in Co
lumbus, by piling a lot of rubbish and
shavings under the kitchen, and saturat
ing it with kerosene, and lighted the
same, hut the fire was discovered and ex
tinguished before any damage wits done.
No clue to the perpetrator.
The safe of Postmaster Chessmore, at
Lake Mills, was blown open Thursday
night, and S3OO in money and stamps
was taken. One of the thieves was shot
by a neighbor, who had heard the explo
sion and was on the watch. They es
caped, and have not yet been captured.
An item from Lincoln: “Mr. James
Jay informs us that he had a piece of
oats destroyed by the hailstones last
week. Not a grain stayed on the bead.
He says they were as large as his pipe’s
head. The next morning Mr. Jay was to
be seen picking his oats grain by grain.
Mr. C. Lefevre had the same thing done
with his tobacco plants.”
Friday a young lady named Jones,
living in Byron, while eating a peach,
accidentally swallowed a pit, which
stuck in her throat, nearly stopping her
breath. The young lady suffered great
agony while the obstruction remained,
it being some time before medical aid
could be procured and the stone re
A few weeks since we made mention
of u heifer, owned by Win. B. Ash, of
this city, that had never had a calf, and
yet was giving milk. A few days since
she bad a calf, and the strange freak of
giving some six quarts of milk a day for
nearly three months before calving, is
still unaccounted for. —Beaver Dam
Alfred L. Castleman, M. D., who
settled in Milwaukee as a physician in
1837, and after several years of active
practice removed to Delafield, Wau
kesha county, thence to Madison, died
at Oakland, Cal., on the 22d inst. He
had lived on the Pacific coast during
the four years last past, and at his death
was aged 69 years. He leaves his w ife
and one grown-up daughter.
The Fond du Lac Commonwealth says:
“On Thursday young Stcphiani was at
work threshing on his father’s farm in
Calumet. Something lead him to lean
too close to the machine, and liefore he
was aware of the danger his left arm was
literally torn out. The accident is terri
ble in its details, the young man suffer
ing untold agony and losing a great
quantity of blood. Before medical aid
could reach him he nearly bled to death,
and is in a critical condition.”
Mrs. anna A. Hanlon, of this city,
who left home a few .weeks since, to visit
her brother, Kev. Charles Walker, of
Stratford, Ont., committed suicide, by
the use of strychnine, at her relative’s
residence, in the town named, on Thurs
day last. Mrs. Hanlon had been twice
married. Her first husband died, and
she married his brother. Her last ven
ture proved unfortunate, and the two
separated. Unhappiness on account of
her marital relations is supposed to
have prompted the suicide. —Evening
West Bend item: “While thresh
ing barley on the farm of Mr. L. Miller,
of West Bend, the owner of the ma
chine, Rudolph Jaecklin, noticing that
the work was not being done as it should
be, started to get on th feeding Injard to
notify the feeder, when the bottom of his
pants caught in the tumbling-rod, and
the boot on his right foot was speedily
jerked off He braced himself with his
hands on the machine and his feet on the
ground, but before the machine could be
stopped he was literally stripped naked,
and Ids beard on one side of nis face was
also torn out. He is able to be around
While AI. Kimmett and Dick For
rester were walking in the woods known
as Blackhawk Grove, near Janesville, a
child’s cries were heard, and hastening
to the sjHt from whence the sound
came they discovered two little girls of
about eight years of age screaming at
the top of their voices. Upon nearing
the little “ babes in the woods,” it was
discovered that an ugly black snake was
after them in hot pursuit. Dick and Al.
made a charge on the “ varmint,” when
he turned upon them and they retreated
behind a tree. Dick, drawing his re
volver, took deliberate aim and hit the
mark, the ball passing entirely through
the snake’s head, laying him out for
food. The children, no doubt, must
ave suffered death had it not been for
the timely arrival of assistance. The
snake measured four feet two inches in
length and ten inches in diameter.
A Singular Fact.
A correspondent of the London Note*
and (Juerie* quotes from Burckhardt a
curious fact in connection with Egyptian
art. The author says: Among the in
numerable paintings and sculptures in
the temples and tombs of Egypt, I never
met with a single representation of a
camel, At Thebes, in the highest of the
tombs, on the side of the Diehil Habow,
called AM el Gome, which has not, I
believe, been mentioned by former trav
elers, or by the French in their great
work, I found all the domestic animals
of the Egyptians represented together in
one large painting upon a wall, forming
the most interesting work of the kind
which I saw in Egypt. A .-hepherd con
ducts the whole herd into the presence
of his master, who inspects them, while
a slave is noting them down. Yet even
' here I looked in vain for the camel.

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