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Business Directory. LA TV YE If S. J. W. Taylor, ATTORNEY AND COUNSEIOR AT Law, Linden WT. A. McArthur, Attorney at Law, Miner I Point. H'ie. Office In (outh'weet corner of City Hall building- 47 Lanyon & Spensley, Attorneys and Covnsklloks. Office rooms over the Port Office, Mineral Point, Wlrconnn. T. Scott Ansley, Attorney at Law an coral Point. Wir, of fice. ca>t front room City Hall. Office in Uodgcville, in with Clerk of Circuit Court. V. J. BKIUor, AI.URO JEMKB. Briggra & Jenka. Attorney- and Coon-elloks at Law,— Dodßiville, Wlrconnn. Office over Jones Jt Owenr' noru, NOSES M. STRONG. W, T. COAU. Strong & Goad, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law. Office opuorilo the Court House over p, Allen * Co.'r store, 47 Wilson & Mellhon, Attorneys anu Counsellors at Law, Office lu iheClty Itaiik, Mineral Point. Wir. 44 B. Ternos, Attorney at Law. Highlaml. Wir. Collec tions promptly attended to. Office over Non dorf A Krml’s store. O. C. Smith, Attorney at Law, Itodsevilie. Wisconsin. Office mar itie Post Ollide Attends 10 the general practice of Law in the Circuit Courts ol die Slate, and the coanl) Court in all Piohate mailers- jtu-UUI i— ■' m rsiuiAAs. J, B. Moffett, M. D. Physician anu Surgeon, office in Hour ol his Drug Store,Mineral Point, Wisconsin. 18 Dr. W. H. Osborn, Uoueoi'atiiic Physician anu cioikon, Miner al iVliii, Wis„ol!lto one door east of U. S. Hotel. Charles Egan, Physician am> mhoeon, Uiplilaiid Wisconsin. 0. b. kiaiuiiip; burgeon for Pensions, for lowa county. Dr. Van Dusen, M D. Physician and bcnoEON, will hold himscif in readiness to answer ait calls in his profession. Office at his residence. ch-3 William Eastman, M. D. Physician anu Surgeon. Office No. ICead’t block, tup stairs! Col. ilieh an>, l.lhestuui sis., over Deller's store. Mineral Point. Wis. Dr. I>. M. J. Leonard, Physician anu Sukoeon, Office and residence u Mr. bhepard's house on Jerusalem sireot. nearly onposiie Jerusalem Pump hlulrauce irom lliiih sireel he w.-eu Ptoihyterlau church ind NUepard's marine shop. DLNTIST. J. W. Wassail, Denti-t Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Office over Oiiudiv .it Oray’s store. Nitios Oxide Ore administered for the painless extraction of teem. 30 . Dr. B. J. Ooykendall, Dentist, All operations perloruied on the teeth in the iesl manner, and with the nest materia' Anlflcial Tech inserted,with a view to restoring the natural expression and contour of the face, leireiher with, proper articulation, and accuracy of lit. Office, Clauer’s block. High si,, Mineral olnt. Wis, ‘4b DRUGGISTS. J. B, & O. R. Moffett, Have a largo stock of Drugs, Chemicals, fancy Toilet Goods, Cutlery, bchuol books, Stationery, Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Glass. &c. Give us a cal laud net cheap bargains. Sign ot the Golden Mortar. *> HO ILLS. City Hotel, MAHk Teuiull. proprixlor, Mineral Point,Wis consin.Good Wines & Liquors. W'cll furnished good Stables, and rvasonuuie charges. &(1 Farmer’s Hotel, A. McCtcuin. proprietor. Opposite the depot, Arena, Wis. Goon Stables and Cattle Yards attached to the premises. Eden Hotel, On corner of Mineral Point, lllyhltnd, Muecoda. Avcca Madivuu ami Pianiudu Chieu roads, Eden, lowa Cos,, Kiv., Ml KB bcuDTTB, Prop. Avoca House, Hknrt Lbacu, proprietor, Avoca. Wlacourln. Teame and driver* lurniHied to any part ol lm country. Good Livery connected with the Hou> Union Hotel, lUcuaki) Mamninu piopriflor. Ivden. lowa Cuul>, W ip. Kirm c!ttf§ uu*l u'CommoiUuuni* a good bam; aud a good *luck ol wine* aud liquor at the bar. limU Washington Hotel, J. 0. McKra, proprietor, Mineral i oint, Wir. The beai ol wines ami iHjunrs kept coneunlly tithe liar. Tbera la a larite earn In connection with the hotel, and attentive bueUore are alwayr on hand. Globe Hotel, Nicholas Hhillin, proprietor. Mmertl I’o'nl Whs. Tin# houe hat lecenlly been enlarged and retltled Ibo unborn, acu i# now u ue of the very beat hotel# in onth-wet Wi#cnuin. The build ing i< now neatly twice lu lormer aize and la capable ol accommodating almuet an; number of t ueaie. The proprietor will apart- no pama to make tb.- -lilobe Hotel" flret-claea lu every reaped. The beat ol wiuea, liquor# and Clean eoueianlly on hand. In connection with the hotel ia a large (tarn and attentive hoatlera are alwaya kap' on hand. Keacmher. Fool ut High reel. Mineral Point. Wia. fl| Barnes’ Foot Power CL Machinery. J&fi I Thiutmeh different machine# with which builder#,cabinet \hJ|ijV maker#. nC"U maker# and jobber* in miacellaneon# 1 ■ work can compete a# to j Qrautr ai) rK a with Mean power mannfactnrinj: 1 al#o Ametenr#' eopplle#, raw blade#, fancy wood* and detignt. Say where yoa read tbia aJ #end for 'aulogaeand price# W. F. A JOHN BARNES. I,’ockford. Wicb* C„ i.i. lowa County Democrat. CAPITAL HOIStiS. The Legislature on its l.usl Logs. —Winding up of Business. — The Biennia! Session Bill In definitely Postjinncd. Madison. Wis.. March 4. —To- morrow at 11 o'clock in Ilu* fore noon tho learned and august bodies whieh compose the thirty second session of the Wisconsin Leglisla ture will adjourn sine die, to the great satisfaction of ninny persons, among whom may he enumerated your humble correspondent who feels as though he was in safer hands when there is no danger of a tramp bill passing, or likelihood of being convinced that a colt is a horse a la’ Mills. It will thus he seen that the session has lasted do, days whieh is very short. <hit of fifteen legis latures in the various states that convened during the same week as the one in this State, ours is the only one that is anywhere near an adjournment. To-day at It o’clock all business was cut oil’except such as is required in receiving messages from the Governor, and this is vir tually an adjournment, as there will not he a quorum left by to-night. This legislature has done some good and wholesome work in spite of all that h.is been said to the contrary. There has not been much tampering with the Revised Blaines which is a point in its favor and there has been a good deal of worthy and ju dicious legislation. We can always find fault with every legislature but we may be sure we cannot (ind any more flaws in the present make up than in any other year, and lam inclined to think not as many. There is one improvement about the end-day of this session which is worthy of relation, and that is the presiding officers and chief clerks of the legislative bodies arc not to he made the recipients of any costly silver sets, and other presents by the members. This is at the re quest of the gentlemen themselves and is a move which will meet with the hearty approbation of every re spectable citizen. Instead of giv ing presents to these officers who are abundantly able to buy them for themselves should they need them, there has been on foot a much worthier object of benevolence. It Is a subscription paper for the benefit of the widow of the late Hon. Geo. L. Frost. During the past week a great deal of business lias been finished up. All important measures were dis posed of in a business-like manner to the great reliefami satisfaction t f all those members who desired to wind up the session. The resolution in relation to traf fic in liquor was indefinitely post poned by a vote in the senate of 20 toll. Along discussion was bad over it. Senator Price favored it, while Senators I Todd, Kellogg and others opposed it. There can he no doubt but that Price had the ad vantage in the argument. Another significant fact appears when we consider that Senator Price was the I only person who spoke in its favor, and therefore the only Republican. The reason the resolution was killed i was because the Republican party | was thought to be in danger as it would lose the German vote in case the resolution was adopted on ac count of Republican votes. A man , who would work in the interests of a party when he is discarding the ; principle of right to the gain of that party would steal sheep. The biennial session hill has been indefinitely postponed, hut that does not prove that if is a ha 1 bill. The Madison Democrat came out strongly against the hill and tried to back up its jxwition by fact*, hut it was about as thin a failure as has come under my notice. It was very easy to see the motive which prompted the opposition to the bill, although it was carefully concealed, MINERAL POINT, WIS., FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1879. when there is a session of tho logit*- kiltin' tho circulation of tho Madi son Democrat is increased some lumdn'ds and of course it cannot very well afford to go without the aiil which that increased ciivulation would furnish, therefore the unbi assed and imbought manner in which it attacked the biennial ses sion hill. hast night the salary bill came up in the house. This bill has been making a great deal of excite ment of late in various eamj>s. It was argued last night at great length by Mills, Carter.Quarles and others, li had been passed in the Senate with a provision making S4.(XX) the salary for the Supreme Judges and when this came up in the house it was amended so as to make it 85,000. This morning when the amend ment came tip for concurrence in the Senate, the Senate refused to concur. Immediately afterward it was announced that the resolution making 11 o'clock the time for cut ting oil’all business had gout' into ell’ect and therefore the salary hill died an easy death. The hill to repeal (tie wolf bounty law has passed. This will save the State some ten or twelve thousand dollars annually. The people of the Stale have received no percepti ble benefit from this law, and of course (he repeal will he a clear gain to (he State, lit some parts of the State it is said that there are men who make it a regular business to raise wolves. It is a great wonder that these men did not send in a lobby to kill the bill. Ilelleetious on Ihe Crisis of 1537. Prof. W. (I. Sumner, of Vale Col lege, comes to tho following conclu sions in regard to the commercial crisis of 1837 and following years, the causes and progress of which are instructively described by him in the March number of Scribner's Monthly, lie says: The reader can, no doubt, make his own relledions on this story, hut the following points are espe cially worth attention: 1. The influence of polities on currency, and of currency on poli tics, was exceedingly mischievous to both. 2. While credit adds greatly to the ellicieney of capital it does not increase it, or supply (he place of it. Abuses of credit were the real un derlying cause of all this misery, where t lie natmal circumstances were not such as to produce pros perity beyond the experience of men. •‘5. When tin* error had been com mitted the consequences could not be avoided. The only question war,: How to make them ns small as possible, and to be done with them i* quickly as possible, in order to begin again. The New York policy of sharp and relentless contraction was bitter while it lasted. It however reduced the total losses to 1h: borne to a mini mum, abbreviated as much as pos sible the period of distress, and gave New York three or four years the start of suspending States, on the course of recovery. 4. Tin* losses during tins period wore estimated at $847,000,000, This estimate is as good us any, but no such estimates have much value. The real question is: Flow much richer would the people of the United States have been in 1843 tlian they were, if tin y had gone forward steadily and surely from 1830, with a sober industry, a sound currency, and a normal devdope un*nl of credit ? There is also an other question for those who Ixr liovod that the “credit system” helped poor men to get rich: How much richer would the "jsor men” of 1830 have been fh 1843 than they were, if they had never u> and credit at all, but had kept to the slow accumulation of capital? As it was. nearly all the jhhw men of 1 SliO were bankrupts in 1845. 5. A resumption of specie pay - incuts while the currency is redun dant is an im pi visibility, unless resumption moans that means of redeeming the excess are on hand, and will In' freely used for that purpose. MASONIC. Fifteen Thousand Masonic Lodges and Five Millions of Masons, The following statistics of the number of Lodges of Free Masons which existed at the end of last year will he read with interest. In (icrnuuiy then- were .'142 lodges; in Switzerland, 13; Hungary, 44; Hoo rn onia, It; Servia, 1; Kuglaiui and Wales, t,IS7; Scotland, 334; Ire land, 289; Uibraltor, 5; Malta, 4; Holland and Luxemberg, 4(1; llel giuia, 15; Denmark, 7; Norway and Swfden, 13; France, 287; Spain, about 3(X>; Portugal, 22; Italy, 110; (treeee, 11; Turkey, 2(1; Egypt, 28; Tunis, 2, Algeria, 11; Morocco, 2; the West coast of Africa, 11; Afri can islands, 25; the Cape, (1; Ara bia (Aden), i; India, 118; Indian islands, 1(1; Australia, 229; China, 13; Japan, 5; Australian islands, 4; New Zelnml, 84, United States, 9,894; Canada,s3s; Culm, 30; 1 layti. 32; West Indian islands, 05; Mexi co, 18; llra/ils, 250; other states in South America, 179 —a total of about 15,(XX) lodges. The number of Free Masons is almut 5,000,(XX). Sonic PolillCH. I’sck’n Sun. Before another issue of the Sun, the United Stales govern ment, which has for twenty years been republican, will be capii.red by the confederate brigadiers, and bolli branches of congress will pass into tlie bands of the Democrats. The odices, however, which are the main thing, will remain in charge of the republicans, and it is thought that no effort, will be made by the red handed reh el congress to bounce (Jen. Longstreet from his revenue otlice. Key from the cabinet or Moteby from his consulate, though it is feared Gen. Shields will be pensioned. The repuh Means have worked diligently to bring about this change, but it seems they did not wave the bloody shirt quite enough, and it can’t he helped. Under Grant the bloody sbirl floated from every flag-stuff, and was shook fiercely at all times and under all circumstances, and yet the party only lust the southern states. If he isnomi nated next year, and the same policy pursued, it is believed that though all the not i limn states might go democratic, Kansas and Nevada would be saved, and possibly lowa. One tiling that lias hurl the repub licans is civil service reform. If Hayes had let on that he was determined to carry out civil service reform simply for effect, instead of actually doing it. everything would have been lovely. But his removal of Wisconsin postmasters from office for participating in pol itics was shameful, and the people taw right away what kind of a man In-was. His ac tion in turning John Sherman out of lie* abinet for slun.iping Ohio, in violation of order No. I. and bis refusing to appoint my Ohio people to office except for merit, wag regarded as quite base. The democrats couldn’t •elp getting the government, when a lot of republicans got behind them and kicked them into it, after first kicking out Chandler, Bristow, Mall Car penter, and trying to kick out Conk ling, and ail of tho brains of the party. Tho democrats have always done all they could to keep from getting the gov eminent, but they ain't to blame for what they eould't help. Items From Perk’s Sun. The greenbackers have issued an address to the people. We believe the greenbaekers are a new sect who are not appre eiated in the populated states, ind they desire to go west and establish a colony where their peculiar doctrines will not he disturbed by oivililzation. If they will go away peaceably,; and agree not to many I lie Democrats anymore I hey ought lobe allowed to depart in pence, and he protected by the gov eminent. Hut this political Monuouism must cease. “Rather than touch another drop of liquor,” said a zeal mis convert at a temperance meet ingat Alton, 111., tho other night, “ 1 would take n razor and Mow out my brains. If a Chinese would learn to vote, and carry transparencies in a torchlight procession, and drink benzine, and hurrah lot candidates, they mighj stay. Hut they don’t seem to take any more interest in politics ihau mules. It is said that tobacco will keep moths out of carpets. If ttuil is so, there is no danger of moths ever going near the ear pets in tho legislative halls at Madison. Men will go halfway across (In* room, to got away from a spittoon, when they want lo expectorate. An exchange says: “Wis consin cuts a pone figure as a sheep raising state.” It does indeed. Hut a slate cannot ex eel in everything. Ijot us he patient, and when sister states boast of their wool product, let the native of Wisconsin, for iin answer, turn silently and point with pride to the wolf pens of mir northern counties. A Indy friend, who forgets fo sign her name, I>nt whom we know from having seen tin* buckle on her belt, sends the following extract from an east ern paper, with a request to publish it: A chair broke down in a suburban parlor last Sunday, and in the confusion tin* buckle on the belt of a young lady who happened to be in tin* room made a clean sweep of the Vest buttons of a young w |io had called to borrow üby inn book. That i all right, as far ns publishing i* t is concerned, but unless our correspondent will demonstrate to us how under heaven a belt bu< kle can rip off vest buttons, when a fellow is borrowing a hymn book, we hIip.II decline to believe it. VV'o don’t care for a few buttons. Where will you be some Sun day night, with your “him'’ book.? It is getting so neither chil dren nor grown persons can have any fun without being hashed up by the police. A correspondent tells of a party of ladies and gentlemen that got up an old fashioned sleigh ride, not long since, with straw NO. 30. in tl,ie bottom of the sleigh, and of oours, under suoh cireum* stances, it ia absolutely necess ary to squeal some, and laugh, and sing “Hold the Fort," and all that. Well, these good cit izens were stopped right in the street by a policeman who smelled of limbnrger cheese, and asked to shut up, and he wanted to know if they were drunk. The idea was too ridicu* lons. They had not partaken of any beverage but tea, and perhaps a trille ol champagne. If they had drank beer and sat in a ene horse saloon they eould have sung and whooped it up till morning. It makes a difference whose stomach is trOl'ed, or out biased, with what kind of drink. Market Reports. Since our liihi review all kliuls ot* farm produce have taken 11 slight turn toward higher prices and (ar mors generally are beginning to tool confident that tho dawn of bettor times is upon us, miIOADSTIM-'KS Harr boon hold (inn during tin* past work and in sympathy with whoat, prioos have advanood a tritlo, KbOl’K Finn, at (bo following tpiolntions: Ibnne-groinnlV .. 9'i tVjufv V x\\ v! no of a no Reality a <KI Now Pr*owsanl Pablo l„ a I'alonl 4 (Hi \\ UK AT From KV to (Mo, and (inn. OATS Urady sale 120 to 15c. CORN In fair donuuul at from IDu to 22c. FLAX-8KK1) From SI.OO to $1.05 por bushel for prime. 110(18 bivo, from #B/(0 to f.1.60, CATTI.K Hutchens stock, from $2.10 to $;i.(K), Shippers $ll.OO to $4 .(HI. Tho following in a correct price lint: Hold 91.00 Short, •' .. 1.00 Corn meal (IMilled)," .. 1.00 limn, “ ... .50 I‘otatoeH per loih .lift Mutter, per tt> 0.K# 1 .15 Kgg per dor. (cash) .10 Hmliuy Hides ,02 U 11 idea, per 11. .04 Tiillow. “ .04 hard, * .0 Salt, per hid 2.00 I,line, per hid 1.00 Cement, per hid 2.70 head Ore per 1,000 2M.00 Dry-hone, per ton I 1.00 I Hack-Jack, " 17.00 Hay, *• 0.00 Intinhei eointiimi fence, per M., IM.O# Judge rotliroii’H ( ho(Ililac)', Milwaukee News, Tile Hon. M. M. 'jotltren, the Democratic f or AHHocialo ,1 ualice of tin* Hu preme Court wuh in (he city Me.oday, ami (tailed at I lie Ncwh ofhoe. Judge (lothrcn author!/ ~] tIH Bll y Hiut j )0 R(i . n T* h ( lie nomination tendered him ], y the legislative caucus, and that lie ih in the field as a candidate for the HUpreme bench. It is with pleasure we arc able to make this announce ment by authority. The probabil ity in that Judge will he elected, and if ho in, Wisconsin will cover herself all over with honor, hr placing upon tho supremo bench another legal mind that will abed additional bistro on the pages of the court'a decision*. A Ryan and a Cothrcn ujmoi the 1 notch, and tho court’s decisions, and tho Wisconsin Reports would he quoted all over thin country. Of all tho men in this Htato there are none who are by training, education, cx perienco and native talent, more peculiarly fitted for the ja wit ion than Judge Cothrcn. If Judgo Cothrcn was os well known j>er donally all over the .State a* he is in the western purl, he would Ist elected to (lie Hujireme bench by twenty-five thousand majority. Huch is tito esteem in which ho is hold when- he is |ier*on*lly wU known.