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Business Directory.
J. W. Taylor,
Attorney and counselor at Law, Lindu
A. McArthur,
Attorney at Law, Mineril Point, Wl. Office
In ontb-weet comer of City Hall bßildinj. 47
Lanyon &. Spensley,
Attorneys and Counsellors. Office rooms
oer the Host Office. Minerl Point, Wisconsin.
T. Scott Ansley,
Attorney at Law Mineral Point. Wis, of
flee, cast front room City Hall. Office lu
Dodßeiille, in with Clerk of Circuit Coirl.
Briggs & Jenks,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law,—
OodKtville, Wisconsin. Office over Jones X
Owens’ store.
Strong <& Ooad,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law. Office
opposite the Court Uouso over P. Allen X Co.’s
Wilson & Mcllhon,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, OMca
In lUeClty Hunk, Mineral Point. Wis. 41
B. lornes,
Attorney at L* Highland. Mis. Colloc
tiont promptly alUii’ued to. Ulticc over Non*
dorf & Kreul's
T. Patefleld,
Attorney at Law, and General Insurance
Atent. Office over Alton X Uuse’s store,
Miffiiu. Wle. *8“
o. O. Smith,
Attorney at Law, Dodqcvtllc, W isconslu.
Office neat ilie Post Offlde Attends to the
iteueral pra hcs of Law in the Circuit Courts
Ofthesute ,uud the County Court iu all Probate
matlera- xu-lltr
J. B. Moffett, M. D.
Physician and Surueon. Office iu Hear of his
Drug Store,Mineral Point, tV isconslu, IS
Dr. W. H. Osborn,
Homeopathic Physician anu .-urgion. Miner
al Point. Wis, office one door east of U. h.
Charles Egan,
Physician and burgeon, lliuhland, Wisconsin.
U. S. Kiauilutf surgeon for Pensions, for lowa
Dr. Van Dusen, M. D.
Physician and Surueon, will hold himself lu
readiness to answer all calls lu his profession.
Office at his residence. c “- 3
William Eastman, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon. Office No. ICoad’t
block, tup stairs) Cor. High ami Chesluui sts.,
over Delict's store. Mineral Point. Wis.
Dr. L. M, J. Leonard,
Physician and Surgeon, Office and residence
iu Mr, Shepard’s house ou Jerusalem street,
nearly opposite Jerusalem Pump. Entrance
Irom Iligh street between Presbyterian church
and Shepard’s marble shop.
J. W. Wassail,
Dentist. Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Office
over Gundrv X Gray’s store. Nilros Oxide
Gas administered fur the painless extraction
of teeth. 311 ■
J. B. <& O. R. Moffett,
Uave a large slock of Drugs, Chemicals, Fancy
Toilet Goods, Cutlery, School Books, Stationery,
Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Glass. Xc. Give us a
cal land get cheap bargains. Sign of the Gulden
Mortar. *1
City Hotel,
Mark Terrill, proprietor, Mineral Point.Wis
cousin.Good Wines X Liquors. Well furnished,
good Stables, aud reasons.ue charges, f>o
Farmer’s Hotel,
A. MuCuTcutN, proprietor. Opposite tbs depot,
Arena, Wis. Good Stables and Cattle Yards
attached to the premises.
Eden Hotel,
On corner of Mineral Point, Highland, Muscoda.
Avoca, Madison and Prairie du Cbien roads,
Uden, lowa Cos., Wis., Mire Schutte, Prop.
Avoca House,
Henry Leach, proprietor, Avoca, Wisconsin.
Teams and drivers furnished to any part of tno
country. Good Livery connected with the House
Union Hotel,
Richard Manning pioprietor, Eden. lowa
County, Wis. First-class hotel accommodations
a good barn; and a good stuck of wines and
liquor at the bar. 1-xilltf
Washington Hotel,
J. C. McKee, proprietor. Mineral Point, Wl*.
The best of wines and liquors kept constantly
at the Bar. There Is a large varn in connection
with the hotel, and attentive hostlers are
elways on hand.
Olobe Hotel,
Nicholas Shillen, proprietor. Mlnerel Point
W s. This house has recently been enlarged and
refitted thougbout. and is now one of the very
best hotels In South-west Wisconsin. The build
ing Is now nearly twice its former alze and is
capable of accommodating almost any number
of Euests. The proprietor will spare no pains to
make the ’•Globe Hotel” first-class In every
respect. The best of wines, liquors and cigars
constantly on hand. In cuauectlon with the
hotel is a large Barn and attentive bjatlers are
always kept on hand. Remember, Foot ol Uigb
reel. Mineral Point. Wit.
Barnes' Foot Power
aX Machinery.
I Thirteen dlfferenlmacblnet
with which builders,cabinet
makers, wagon mikers Aid
jobbers In miscellaneous
■ work can compete as to
steam power manufactoriag;
a.so Amateurs' supplies, saw blades, fancy
weeds sad designs. Say where yoa read this
ard sead far catslognsaad prices.
*•1*0 Rockford. Wtaahage Ca.. LI.
lowa County Democrat.
From Dodgoville,
Hoskins A* Sampson, wagon and
carriage manufacturers and general
blacksmithing, have been building
an addition 120x17 feet just North
of the Court House, so that they
can have more room for manufac
turing. 11. A S. have the reputa
ton of being the best horse shoers
and carriage ironers in South-West
ern Wisconsin.
Mrs. Geo. L. Frost has eight or
ten Blue Books of 1870 for sale.
William Peters is the happy
father of a boy. Chas. Bishop is
also mirthful —a girl.
The village authorities have had
the town well on the corner of lowa
and Division Streets cleaned out
and have put in one of “Ramsey's”
force pumps to be used in ease of
W. J. Healey was in town Mon
day the 14th, on business connected
with his olliee.
John O. Lesley of the town of
Highland, and Ellen Furgerson of
Eden were married by Justice Nor
they, in this village Monday the
Parker Cnderwood of Avoca, was
in town Monday the 14th, looking
the same as he did 30 years ago.
Fred Phillips and corps of sur
veyors surveyed the telegraph line
from Mineral Point to this village,
Monday the 14th, and will com
mence work the loth inst. and have
the line completed and running in
three weeks.
F. W. Stratman & Cos. carriage,
wagon and plow manufacturers of
this ' .age are having their hands
full of business this spring. They
are selling more plows than they
can manufacture, and have an or
der from Old Narveson, hardware
dealer in Alexandra, Minnesota, for
thirty farm wagons. They are
working over twenty men. All
custom work gotten up at short
notice, and fully warranted.
Penberthy Cox A Cos. commenced
laying the cellar walls of Matthew
Rogers’ building South of the Court
House, Tuesday the 15th.
Thomas Wall, Jr. of Highland is
learning the trade of harness and
saddle maker with Bob. Evans.
An Italian with a hand organ en
livened the dull monotony of village
life, on Monday. Where is Carter
and his tramp law.
A man by the name of Powers of
Janssville, has secured the Mineral
Point and Arena stage line fur the
ensuing four years, at 8320.00 a
The Starry Brothesr have the
Scales Mounds and Shullsburg stage
line for the four years following
July Ist, 1879.
The Dodgoville and Madison
stage line has the same proprietors
as before.
A gentleman in Washington has
the Avoca and Dodgoville stage line
to let. It is a weekly line.
Pens the Notion man of Richland
Center, and Brown representing T.Z.
Farwell, Freeport, Ills., are selling
our merchants’ lots of goods this
R. W. Evans ia making and sell
ing more harness than any other
harness moker in lowa county. Did
you see the new harnes he sent to St.
Paul last week. He has an order
for ten more set. Everything usu
ally found in a first-class harness
shop can be found at his place of
business lowa Street, opjiosite the
jsjst office. Everything ordered
furnished on short notice.
The Rev. J. T. Morris, of Mifflin,
and Miss Ellen Williams, daughter
of H, R. Williams, were married at
the residence of the bride's father,
five miles North of this village on
Tuesday the loth, the Rev. M.
Charles, assisted by the Rev. M.
Phillips officiating. There was a
very large assembly of friends from
the towns of Mifflin, Ridgeway and
Dodgoville present ami a good time
was enjoyed l<y all.
Wm. Hopper, aged three years,
infant son of John ami FJizahcth
Hopper, of Linden, died Tuesday
morning al 8 o'clock with dipiher
ia and croup.
The Davis Druthers have started
to burn lime at their kiln, two miles
East of this village, and w ill have
plenty on hand to supply the de
Mrs. Henry of Toledo.
Ohio, is visiting her sister. Mrs.
Ghas. Bishop and other relatives
and friends in this village.
Corn per bushel 2d
Oats per bushel 18
Potatoes per bushel 10
Hay per ton d.OO
Flour per hundred pounds 2.d0
Balt per barrel 2.10
Beef per pound TANARUS( S
Butter per pound Id
Eggs per dozen 7
Hides, green 1
From Eden.
Eds. Democrat:—The Red Rih
bon festival and entertainment
lately hold in Andrew's Hall, was a
grand success. Then* were over
one hundred and twenty-live in at
tendance. The Hall was neatly
decorated by the young ladies of
the club, and the supper was a
credit to those who assisted in pre
paring it. The receipts of the
evening were 825.80. The follow
ing is a copy of the programme:
Music by the choir; prayer by
P. (!. Stanton; song by tin* choir*
“When the grass grows over me;"
oration by .lames Humbert, subject,
Education; recitation by Miss Eva
Thomas; recitation by P. (. Stan
ton, “The Drunken Husband;” reci
tation by Miss L. Humbert, “Pet
rified Fern;” song by choir, “You
have been a friend to me;” essay by
W. Z. Andrews, “Evils of intem
perance; recitation by Miss Ivn
Coats, “An old maid’s views;” song
by Miss Gertie Pierce. “My mother's
grave;” essay by W. Kapson,
“Habit;” recitation by W. H.
Bishop, “Wealth not a criterion;
song by the choir, “We're wander
ing home;” declamation by John
Pryor, “The new church organ;”
personation by Miss Mamie Coats,
“Longfellow;” song by Miss Gertie
Pierce, “Over the hills to the poor
house; essay by Luc Humbert,
“The memory;” political speech, by
I). S. Lemen, in color, “Aint I
right, hey?" song by the choir,
“Good night.”
From Linden.
Linden has been very quiet the
past few days, owing to the bad
condition of the roads.
The mines owned by Harry Fanil,
are now in a better paying condition
than ever before, he has employed
several men, ami intends to employ
several more in a few days.
Hov. William Thomas returned
home from Dakota, Thursday the
10th, where has been engaged in
taking up a free claim, and reports
it as being a beautiful farming
Diptheria has entered our quiet
little village, several deaths have
already l>een reported, and several
persons still remain in danger.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hopjsr
lost a three-year-old son by dipthe
ria on Tuesday. Their little girl is
very sick with the same disease and
is not expected to recover.
Mrs. John Finn is also lying very
J. W. Taylor started on Wednes
day for Dakota. He has gone out
with the intention of taking up
Mr. S. Lewis, was made happy
on the 9th inst, with an eight-pound
Let Is Have Peace.
Chicago Morning Herald.
Kighteen years ago Stephen A.
Douglas having done all that lay in
the power of hi> indomitable will
and courage to avert the calamity of
civil war. left, as his last utterance,
this mandate to the rank and tile
who worshiped him. ami whom he
had so often marshaled to victory:
“Democrats the war is upon us.
Forget your party ami remember
your country." For eighttvn years
that country, possessing within it
self all that can enter the heart of
man to desire for tin* greatest good
of the greatest number, has been
torn and harassed by sectional strife
and discord; its industries paralyzed,
and its masses impoverished on one
hand, while on the other gigantic
fortunes have been amassed by the
unprincipled few who allied them
selves with the men and measures
which could only exist in an at
mosphere of turmoil and warring.
The men who have waxed fat and
grown rich, while the wages of the
laborer were being repeatedly re
duced, until honest toil could com
mand only a starvation pittance,
an* the head ami front of the Re
publican party of to-day. Only
through di.-turhanet and conflict;
only through the fostering of the
worst passions; only by appeal to
every unchristian and ungenerous
sentiment; only by the ruin of the
many, could this party of the mi
nority rub* the party of tin* ma
Is it to soon to say that its end
has come; that, with a return to
power of the Democratic party, the
country is entering upon such an
era of peace and good will between
all sections as is absolutely essential
to material prospt rity and develop
ment ? *
The war and the issues which
gave it birth art* buried in the limbo
of the past. The motive which
inspired the patriotic command of
the Illinois statesmen no longer
exists; and were tin* Little Giant
alive to-day—as would to God he
were—his ringing voice would he
heard proclaiming that only by
Democrats remembering their party
and its principles could the country
be now restored to her proud place
in (he galaxy of nations. The
Democratic party is the party of the
whole country, not of a section.
The Republican party is its exact
reverse. And it is this accursed
spirit of sectionalism alone upon
which the Republican party hopes
to perpetuate its further accursed
rule. 1f we are to have any endur
ing union, as a confederation of
sovereign States; if we are to he
again, as of yore, the model republic
of the world, the asylum of the op
pressed, the home of freedom, and
the home of equal rights, privileges,
and blessings—this foe, more deadly
and insidious than secession itself,
must lie crushed out. Democracy
alone is competent to the task.
Democracy alone can absorb into
its broad bosom all tin; varied in
terests of our vast country; ami in
respecting and preserving the rights
of individuals, whether communi
ties, HUites or sections, secure and
preserve the common rights of all.
On this basis only cun we have
jKtaee ami its attendant prosperity.
1/4. us have peace.
- i m i mm
Rev. James Freeman Glarke, of
Boston, one of the original and
most active Republicans, says: “If
the Republican leaders want to
drive the Southerners hack into re
bellion, they are following the liest
course to accomplish it, by mis
trusting them, not believing them,
and refusing their offers of i*eacc.”
Madison Democrat: Matt. Car
penter charged the Wisconsin
republicans with electing a vacancy
when they sent Cameron to the
B'mate. The last republican legis
lature tie ;ted an “ornament.”
Republicans and “The Kvodus."
St. Lotus HcpabUcan.
i Republican papers, (qtiticularly
j those of New England ami middle
States, are overflowing with sympa
thy for “the oppressed Africans who
have tied from the land of bondage.”
The exodus is characterized as “a
terribly significant event," and the
hope is expressed that it will con
tinue until the last “vietim of
Southern tyranny” is transferred to
the free and happy North, But
we are pained to observe that this
sympathy does not assume it prac
tical shape. No Bepuhlioan paper
invites the emigrants to settle in its
State. No Republican door is open
to them anywhere, so far as heard
from, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania.
Ohio, Illinois, show no disposition
to reeieve, much less welcome, (he
wanderers from Mississippi ami
Louisiana, The Bepuhlioan advice
to them is simply a repetition of
Greeley’s to the young man: "Go
West," but they are as yet unable
to find any part of the West that
wants them. Kven Kansas, where
Republican majorities are as thick
as grasshoppers,, (urns a cold shonl
der to tin* exiles, and urges them to
follow the setting sun. Someofthe
enthusiastic Republicans in "the
State consecrated to freedom,” do
not hesitate to declare that if "(ho
black paupers” refust* (o move on,
they art* liable to he assisted west
ward by an application of (hu
popular hoot.
The Tallest Man in (lie World.
The tallest man in tin world is
M. V. Bates; tin* tallest woman is
his wife, formerly Miss Anna Swan.
Mrs. Bates was horn in Gulches
ter county, Nova Scotia, is 29 years
old, weighs 413 pounds, in 7 feet 114
inches high.
Mr. Bates is 7 feet IU inches
high, w’eighs 478 pounds, wears a
No. 9 hat, a 25 collar, and a 15 hoot.
Both arc well formed, well propor
tioned, good looking and high
They art* tin* largest man and
woman that live. In fact there is
no authentic record of any human
beings ever having attained the
enormous height of these people
They returned to N"w York for
exhibition in February last, and
will shortly make a tour of the west.
New York World: A Rehuhliean
was admitted into the Semite yes
terday, after a question which was
nt least plausible had been raised
against his admission, and lie was
admitted by the help of Democratic
votes. We repeat our liberal oiler
of a small reward for the discovery
of a Republican precedent for this
most “revolutionary” proceeding.
lowa City Press: “We arc tin*
party of the army” yelled republi
can Williams in the house, and
Ghieugo snatched from Washing
ton’s farewell address the truism
that, “The greatest danger to free
government lies in the army” and
by a majority of 5,000 shouted it
into Mr. Williams’ car.
Kioux City Tribune; If the law
authorizing troops at the (sills
should not he repealed, Chicago
would come in for a good-sized de
tutchmenl of the army on election
day in 1880. Chicago has become
excessively Confederate.
The strength of a government
lies in its justice and equity; and
that government is tin* strongest
and most enduring which is the
least felt ami seen. Huch is the
democratic, and such is the oppo
site of the republican, theory of
The Advertiser is of the opinion
that the recent stock-yard tiro m
Black Karth was set by tramps,
with the view of plundering nouscs
while the jicople were engaged at
the fire.
Hragg, the W isconsin baigadier,
made a gallant *lght in the house of
representatives, yesterday, for his
motion to abolish tho southern
claims commission, but was beaten
by a coalition of republicans ami
confederates, under tho lead oftlar
fiehl, of Ohio. The vote was (W to
112. Hragg insisted Unit the com
mission should be abolished, be
cause, in the (Vest phut', it was
created by “unconstitutional and
revolutionary methods,"the section
constituting it having been hitched
on ti> an appropriation bill. To
this neat hit he added the argu
ment that the claims were burred
by the laws of war and all public
law. (iavlield admitted this, but en
tered a touching plea for the "loyal"
southerners and their claims; and
this plea was sustained, although
Uarlleld and all the rest are per
fectly aware that most of the loyal
claims heretofore paid were of the
Sugg Kort wariety. It will not be
worth while for (iartield and his
confederates to indulge in much
rant hereafter about the danger of
bankrupting the government in
the payment of southern claims.
They have deliberately decided to
leave the gate open for that sort
of thing. Times.
For (ln> first time sum' the shun
potlo of ivhol cougrossmou iuWnsh
iugton In UWt , Mu' Doinovrats luivi*
I'livli'il a ti'iiiporary presiding ofH*
ii*i in tin' limit'd Stall's Sonuti’.
Mr. Wlu'i'liT \mis I‘alli'il homo by a
ilispatoh informing him of his
sistor’s sorious ilhii'ss, ami whou
tin' Honato uii't tho Hint husinoss
linin' was tho I'liH’tion of Senator
Thurman, of Ohio, as toinpomry
pivsiili'iit. Tin' olootion, .mvonling
to oußloiu, will hold for tho romulu
dor of tlio sossion, if tho Vii'i'-l’ros
ilont ahouhl lu> iihsont mo long. It
puts Mr. Thurman into tho position
of hoir pri'Minnplivi’ to tho prosi
ilouoy. Tiini's.
Tho lowa Itopuhlioaus will hohl
a Stall- I'onvoulion al Dos Moiim on
Iho lllh of Juno, for nomination of
I'aniliiluli’s for govornor anil othor
Slalo ollloors, ami tho gonoral work
of propariiig for tho autumnal hal
lot-hoxing souson. Tho oonvontiou,
if all l ountios aro fully n pri'nontoil,
will ('ouhlhl of 772 ilolegatos.
Hometning like a cabinet council
lias been Intel)' held in Merlin. The
chiefs of the administration met,
for the purpose of establishing u
a more direct connection between
connection between the depart
ments, and the event in chron
icled as a step away from the per
sonal government system of Mis
mark and toward that of joint min
isterial responsibility. Times.
As an offset for Mismark’s protec
tive system, the Belgians propose a
customs union with France—a
measure which would consolidate
tin* material interests of the two
countries, and divert into French
channels much of the trade which
Germany now enjoys with the rich
little “kingdom by the sea."
The Virginia legislature has be
fore il bill which makes it a felony
for any person to use a cowhide or
horsewhip for the purpose of as
saulting or degrading another, and
makes the offense punishable by
imprisonment in the penitentiary
for a jierio and not exceeding five years
nor less t'.iun two years.
Ate rriblu tornado struck the
town <jf Collinsville, 111., on tho
aftern 0011 of the 14th, inst, and de
stroy wi thousands of dollars worth
of property. Only one life tf%
Tim Prairie du Chicti Union says:
*Tbcj city fire dejsul ment now have
fijll control of tho engine house,
and in the ftiturc they will not be
uaed for morgues and lockups.”
Republicans feel jubilant ov>
their “victory” in Cineinnati. Tho
feet is that they carried that city
by 274 us against 1,200 last October.
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