THE DEMOCK AT.
Mineral Point, Friday. May 2,1570.
COOK AT THE M. F. CHURCH.
The distinguished Jos. Cook
will deliver a leetnre on “The
Certainties of Religion,** at the
M. K. Church to-morrow (Sat
Bob James is improving his place
by anew picket fence.
"Stitrer," is the name of the latest
post-otlice in Grant county.
Joseph Cook at the M. K. Church,
Farmers have commenced planting
corn, in some localities.
J. M. Smith is in Madison this week
attending to Supreme Court matters.
Michael McCarville is selling farm
machinery for Martin A Toay.
Farmers have been move than busy
in their fields during the past week,
John Juuck lias put in anew side
walk in front of his building on High
A great number of maple trees have
been set out in front of residences
John Horn has very good seed po
tatoes which he will sell at reasonable
llev. D. W. Couch will preach in the
M. K. Church, of this city, on Sunday
Will Hartert of this city,started for
for Atchison, Kansas, on Wednesday
Mrs. Collins returned last week from
Chicago with a full line of new mil
Mark'Terrill is making preparations
to build a large addition to his hotel
on Commerce street.
Jot. Hanscom.at tho Mineral Point
Book Store, has just received a large
supply of base ball bats.
John Starks has removed to the
John J. Boss building on High street,
lately occupied by Suthers Brothers.
Sparta has an ordinance that any
man who shall appear at a lire with
out a pail, shall he lined one dollar.
L. C. Martin, editor of the Grant
County Gazette, was married to a
Miss Minnie Crandall, on April 14th.
Dr. 11. W. Osborn lias removed his
otlice to rooms up stairs in the build
ing just west of Pul fords drug store.
Jot Hauscom uas had the Mineral
Point Cook Store overhauled, repaper
ed and repainted. It fairly shines
Harry Mitchell has built a nice barn
on the lot which he recently purchased
from J. P. Traniel, oppositeTramel’s
residence on the north.
The Annual Conference of the
Primitive Methodist Connexion will
be held at Platteville, commencing on
the lath inst.
The polls for tin* telegraph lino be
tween this city ami Dodgevillc are all
set. The wire will be put on the lirst
part of next week.
Geo. J.. Miller and Jos. Arthur
started on Wednesday for liingam
Gulch, about fifteen miles from Salt
Lake City, I’tah.
Dodgevillc will have telegraphic
communication . with Mineral Point
in a few days. Railroad connection
: s what is wanted next.
Von will miss a literary treat if you
fail to attend the lecture to be given’
by Joseph Cook, in the M. K. Church,
on Saturday night.
A rich discovery of lead ore has re
cently been made on lands owned by
John Kelly and James Wayne in Ma
iretta, Crawford County.
Hr. Van Dusen, Judge Cothren.and
David Morrison of Linden, joined the
Temple of Honor of this city, on last'
Mr. Stephen Thomas has decorated
his dwelling house in a manner which j
speaks well for his skill as a house
Rev. T. Kent, formerly of this city,
will deliver a missionary address at i
tht' Annua 1 Conference of the I*. M.
Church at l*lattevi!le, Friday, May
Married, by Rev. .las. O’Keefe, on
Cuesday, April aid, 1*71), Mr. Charles
Stride of this city, and Miss Mary
McGuigan of Kendall, La Fayette i
Attention is called to the dental
card of Dr. C. W. Moffett, to be found
elsewhere. Dr. M. is a graduate of
the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, ,
and is a good dentist.
A large number of young and old
folks turned out to the ball given at the
City Hall, on Tuesday night, for the
benefit of Mrs. Landrigan. A hand
some little sum of money was netted.
On Saturday our hearts were glad
dened by the sight of our old friend
-'1 uire Thomas, who for the first time
since his sickness was able to make u*
a call. His health is steadily improv
R. H. W llliama, of Cross Plains, is
closing out ids stock of general mer
chandise, as he is soon to remove to
Canton, Dakota. Mr. Williams is an
energetic business man, and we hope
that in his new home in the West he
ui.i inert with the success which he
Dr. Egan of Highland has purchased
the Wisconsin House property in that
village, and will build himself a resi
dence and otlice on the sice. The for
mer proprietor, Mr. Joseph Nienber.
is about to remove to Dakota.
The card of Dr. J. 11. Wingetuler's
Dental Boom* is published in another
column. This is the oldest dental
otlice in the county, having Ken es
tablished in iv. 7. Dr. Wingender is
I is known as a first-class dentst.
Miss Mary l.enahau of Kendall,
sends the correct answer to the arith
metical problem handed us for publi
i cation in the Democrat, of two weeks
| ago. John Horn, dr., and others of
this eitv ha\ e also solved the problem.
Died, at the residence of her son.
I Mr. George Smith, in Willow Springs,
I Mrs. Smith, at the advanced age of
nearly one hundred years. The
j funeral took place from the Catholic
Church in Willow Springs, on Tues
day, the gSUh hist.
Mr. Robert Connoley and sons are
taking out good mineral on ground
owned by das. Spensley, about a mile'
and a half west of the city. They are
getting both lead and zinc ore, at
about sixty feet from the surface in a ;
range from forty to sixty feet*wide.
Miss Goodell, the Janesville female ,
attorney tiled a petition in the Su
preme Court at Madison, calling upon
the court to show cause why she
should not be permitted to practice 1
before that bench. Miss Goodell ap
plied for admission some time ago, j
hut was refused on account of her j
sex, on the ground that the word j
“person" in the Constitution does not
mean a female.
I licit 1 Jimmy Mavhi'll is Dead,
James Maybell, one of the old set
tlers of Mineral I’oinl, and a highly
respected citizen, died suddenly at his
home in this city, this Thursday morn
ing. He had been somewhat ill last
week, but it was supposed he had fully
recovered. While sitting on a chair
at about S o'clock on Thursday, he fell
back and in a few moments breathed
Uncle. Jimmy was a member of the
Masonic order,and was for many years
Tyler of Mineral I’oint l.odge. He
was an earnest Christian and could
be seen, when not at work, sitting at
his window reading the Hihle.
His funeral will take place on Sun
day afternoon at o’clock, under the
direction of Mineral Point l.odge, F.
& A. M.
All Masons are requested to attend.
Sickly Poland Chinas.
A Mineral Point correspondent to
the Inter-Ocean Ims the following on
a subject of great interest to farmers:
Partners in this county have been
considerably out this season on their
hog production, the hog cholera having
beaten them worse than very low
prices. (Jeo. W. Cobb, Estj., Super
intendent of the Mineral Point Hail
road, whose otlicc is at this place, has
taken pains to largely interview far
mers who have brought in their hogs
to ship over his road, and he finds that
that disease is confined almost wholly
to the pure Poland China breed; he
accounts for it, from the close breeding
of that species, and not crossing it
with native swine. Tic reason far
mers prefer the Poland China is in
th(> fact that spring pigs, owing to
their notable rapid growth, can be
made fit for market by the following
October, making a big saving of time
in feeding ’and realizing. Mr. Cobb
has also remarked the same tendency
to disease with line breeds id' lions,
and it is such that die oil, while the
dunghill kind remain healthy. As
there is of late years a general ten
dency to go into imported line breeds
of hogs and fowls, it may bo to the
i interest of breeders to look into this
Killed by his Own Ham!.
Thomas Lynch, son of Kdward
Lynch,of the town of Willow Springs,
LaFayette county, came to his (loath
on Monday morning last in the fol
lowing manner: Voting Lynch had
bet'll somewhat deranged for the past
seven or eight months, hut a few
weeks ago he showed signs of recov
ering Ins mind. On Monday morning
last he was left at home with his sis
ter, a girl of about sixteen years. II is
sister give him some work to do in
the house, and then went out to the
barn to see about some chickens. On
looking .around she noticed that
Thomas had quit work and was stand
ing in the door way. The next moment
he entered the house ami came out
again. Hu sister was immediately
startled by the report of a gun, and
then the cries of Thomas calling her
by name to come to him. But fearing
that he had taken a double-barrel gnu
which was in the house, and that if
she approached him he might shoot
her, she ran around to another side of
the house, entered, went op stairs,
and ou looking out . the window dis
covered Thomas lying on the ground
in the agonies of death. She then ran
down, but before she reached him be
was dead. An old army musket was
’ lying beside him, and it was found
1 that be bad shot himself through the
The funeral took place on Tut- lay
Hams, Breakfast Bacon and Dried
Beef at Kinnie ,x Spratlers.
Mt su - I.kssons.— Miss Agnes F.
Strong, teacher of singing and piano,
will be pleased tv' receive more pupils.
Breakfast Bacon, Hams and Dried
Beef at Kinnie A Spratlers.
Two good second hand sew ing ma
chines. for sale by Purely A son
Payable in hay or w -od.
Dried Beef, Breakfast Bacon and
Hants at Kinnie A Spratlers,
The annual schuetzonfest of West
ern Wisconsin ami Pastern Minne
sota will be held in I,a Crosse on the
7th and Sth of J une.
s. Hocking A Cos. are agents for the
“Minnesota Chief" Thresher, acknowl
edged tv' be the best machine made
for threshing tlax or any other kind
John Horn-is shipping potatoes tv'
Chicago at the rate of two car loads
per week. He wants several more
ear loads of first class potatoes, for
which he will pay the highest market
S. Duppler will sell and deliver
Gillmann’s Bottled Beer at IV tier
! bottle: also Argali's Slock Ale at ‘J'V
WvNTi'.n. By two gentlemen of
| liberal means and of high social stand
i ing, two lady correspondents between
' the ages of seventeen and twenty ae.
Address. P. F, Derevereaux and IV.
Stoops, Madison. Wis.
Noxu’f. I am now ready to d<> all
kinds of teaming, and w ill furnish
rook, sand and lime on short notice.
All orders left at Penrose's meat mar
ket will he promptly attended to.
a-m lionr.uT Jfi.iAN.
\o cough or cold however obstinate
can resist the healing qualities of Hr.
Marshall’s l.ung Syrup. It complctl
ly euros when all others fail: try it;
only cents a bottle: large size .to
cents; sold by all druggists,
Stuavki). — Fne small bay mare,
coming four year old, lump mi right
hind fetlock. Any person knowing
the whereabouts of the said animal
will he suitably rewarded by leaving
word at Mr. John Curnow’s, or at this
When physicians recommend Dr.
Marshall's I.ting Syrup for Coughs
and Colds of long standing, it certain
ly must he good. Call at the drug
store and try a bottle of it; the price
is only 2ii cents.
S. Hocking iV Cos. are again in the
field, and are agents for McCormicks
world renowned Self Hinders, Harves
ters, Hcapers and Mowers, Challenge
and Hrowns notary drop planters, Ell
wood and Eagle Cultivators, acknowl
edged to be the best implements of
their kind. Also the celebrated Tiger
and llollingworth rakes, and the most
reliable hand corn planters made,
which wesell at the low price of 51.r,0.
Farmers will do well to examine our
stock before purchasing.
Pamii.v Bihi.k.— Wo have had the
pleasure of examining the New Illus
trated Devotional and Practical Fam
ily Bible, published by Phillips A
Hunt, N. V. It contains, besides the
Old and New Testaments,-a complete
cncycloptedia of religious knowledge,
and is embellished with more than
two thousand line scripture illustra
tions. We do not hesitate to pro
nounce, without fear of emitradietion,
this Bible the best hound and printed
on the best paper of any work of sim
ilar character, that has ever come
under our notice. We would advise
any person desiring an excellent copy
of the Bible not to invest until they
have seen this edition. Mr. John
Eden is agent, tor this work in lowa
Takk Norn i:.— All persons found
passing through in any way tres
passing upon my farm situated west
of the city of Mineral I’oint, described
as in* I .| sec.and nw' jof nwtj see.
;j(i, will he prosecuted to the full ex
tent of the law. as I am continually
annoyed by having my gates left open
and allowing my stock to stray from
the premises. Hi on I’im.i.ii-s.
Delamatyr, the grcenhackcr con
gressman, has introduced a hill to put
a billion dollars of greenbacks in a
balloon and send it up somewhere
near the center of the Pnited States.
There will he a can of intro-glycer
ine in the balloon, which will Uc ex
plod cd, and thegreenhadks distributed
over the country in a way that will
meet the requirements of business.—
Why Is it,— That cheap, adulterated
baking powders are warranted equal
to Dr. Price's when it is known that
Dr. Price’s Cream Making Powder L
the purest and healthiest made V It
is because the adulterated kinds aie
bought for less and give a better profit.
IlKWAItl) OF MkHlT.— The I'. S.
Government has given not only to
Dr. Price’s Cream Making Powder
hut tu his Special Flavoring Extracts
the preference, and large quantities
are shipped to its military post*.
A High Ekpctatios.—For years
the firm of Steele A; Price have de
servedly had a high n putation for
the excellence of their Dr. Price’s
Cream Making Powder and Special
Flavoring Extracts. They have how
added a line of strictly Cniqne Per
fumes, rivalling in excellence the per
fumes of this or any other country.
Mini um, point, April nth. iSTO.
fhc co-p.uluership heretofore exist
ing under the firm name of Schaeffer ‘
A Wiisley, is hereby dissolved by mu
| tual eonsenl. The aeeounts of said
j firm have been divided,each member
of the firm is empowered to receipt
in settlement of aeeounts. which the>
respeetively hold due the old thin.
JOSKI’U SOU VKVt’KI!.
ihi-lw John W vsi.ky.
Seeds I Seeds I
Garden seeds of evry variety, suit- 1
slide for this climate, for ssde allow
pi ices at Dr. J. 11. Vivians.
City Property for Sale.
I offer for sale my proper!> on Jet -i
usalem street consisting of my house j
and lot, eahinet shop, and barn. A |
good bargain eau bo had by ealliugj
soon. Mtts. Jos. Kt.t.KNOKX,
ot Fremont letuple, boston, wlto is
one of the most tvnowed Orators
of the age will lecture at the
M. E. Church,
on SATI R’DAY KVKMMi Mae J. i
llm announcement ought to he
enough to secure a crowded house.
Kcnicnibcr the Date:
May lid., and bo sure to be there.
State of Wisconsin Coimtv
Cnml for lows Comity- In Probate
Not too I. hereby com that Ht ?i .pdallorm
of (lit) tow. Comity Cunrl. In lie lirlil In .ml for
oh lit ooiinlr. !it Ilio Court llon.o, In tlio ill lane
of Dodger I’ll*. In .iitl county, on Ino 'fOlh d.\ ’
of May. A D, IST'.', bidng mo Ihinl t’no.day of
..Id monili. i oiio o'clook In llio .ftonioon of;
..lit ilny. Iho follow inn in. Her. will tin lio.nl 1
The application of Klim McMahon, for llio '
appointment of .n inlmlnl.lrnlor of tlioo.lalol
of Patrick McMahon, Into of llio clly of Mlnor.l I
Point, In .nlil county, ilooo.imjil.
Amt It I. Inn hot oriloroit. Hi.l public nolloo
thereof hi) given to nil per.an. Intoro.toil liy
publishing a ropy of thin onlor for llinni week’,
.uccc.lvclv prior in .aiil day nf hearing, iu llio
lowa Oourly l>omooral, a weekly now.paper
circulating in oalit county,
lly order of llio court. .1011N T. ,lON KS,
D.tett Doilgnylllo, Win, April Ullh, IH7H Hiv
At Mrs. Collins’.
TO TIIK I.AIMKS; I have Jurt rr(urnol
from Chicago with n stock of
OK TIIK I.ATRST BTYl.KS,which I will oiler
forealc it rcneotmlilo price.. Ilnod. lilinininl
In llio Inlet and mo.I .tvli.h mai nor I li.vo
no olil good, for .ale my onliro .lock I. new
i. new and carefully .olcctmt.
I linvii aim learned anew nroco.ii for clean
Ing old .(raw good., by which am enabled lo
make them appear a. new. Mils. 001,1,1N5.
To the Hungry!
Would announce to tin* public that aho haa
removed to II H (!|iuot> old aland, wheru
a In* will keep a llrat rlaa* l
Warm tnoala or an v kind of refreHhmenl
served upon fborf iiolire,
Kreah Bread and rake for hhlo. I nrlralled
Ire Hoda Water and Lemonade.
Kirit-clisc accommodation'* for
Day and Week Hoarders.
Whan I;angry or thirdly v ill.it. Mr* KlmHl’*,
! op|Mid(o Pulfurd'* drai( atom. High turret. JH
LOOK OUT FOR
Bargains in Millinery!
MISS L A. A IK! ALL
lias returned from Chicago with a rnignlflcent
Of Ike Latest Myles and
A ml haying bought < heap lor t prepared
to .ell at lwe*t living price*.
Ha', and llonnet* trimmed by A KIHHT
CI.ASH I Hl’ AHII trmmi-.. which Ml.. Argali
j lia engaged lor the .eaaon.
Weidenfeller & Son,
(Succenor* to Davejr k Wledenfelter)
House, Sign and Carriage
Hbop over Trtweek’a jlar It.milk atiop,
High meet, - Mineral Point. Wia
Uonc m a Ent-cla.a manner, and al rea.onable
WKIUKNFKU.BIt k HON.
” 1 ViT?\ik *"/ vvj'- t g?■. ,-/ Vi< " an -%^w-rf^*i
f irfsriVT x X^SWIRA
Reapers and Mowers!
Host Itoapi'rs and blowe rs in the "Worldl
The Most Complete Meehunism. Perfected alter i oars of Study In
Talented luventois. As drain ami Crass Cutters they have no
Equal, ami tlio Reaper is acknowledged In all to he
The Boss Flax-Cutter.
When all others tailed many Farmers had to borrow Clmmpions to
out their Ela\ eats it wet or dry, given or ripe.
. I Iso the Star Corn Planters, McDermott, (lorham
ami Acme Sulky Cultivators, ,V. (\ Thompson's
Sulky and Stubble Plows . Stratmati Plows.
A!,SO AUKNT I OK
BUFFALO PITTS AND IYIASSILON THRESHERS.
REPAIRS tor all the above machines for sale.
S-^'" W arehouse near Depot. A. H. IHl] IIUIB,
SPRING OF 1879!
NEAV (i(H)IXS KOR THIS
.1 ust Arri vod
At GUNDRY & GRAYS.
Lower Prices than Ever Before
Offered in lowa County.
CALL m EXAMINE OOR STOCK AND
PRICES AND BE CONVINCED.
CHTNDKY fc OH AY.
al'llio Hijr I) of?.
J\r. />.— II V; make a. Specialty of
And at Prices that cannot he undersold .
Mineral Point, Win., March 1, IH7.J, and. O.
f I>U. PIMGIfS) 5
C R EA Jvf cm£ ,
bakin g mWp] Flawing
Eminent Ohomista and Phyalolana certify that thoM fifOods aro
free from adulteration, richer, more effective, produce bettor
than any others, and that they uae them In tholr own famiiioa.
TVTI nmnnw UNIQUE PERFUMES are thoCrm of “h.
II U UU PL \ TOOTHEHE. An agreeable, hcuUKul Liquid IXulllrlce.
M I D 111 Fl U tIMON SUGAR. A nib*ltnte for Lemon*.
Ui.lt*. XIXUXJ U EXTRACT JAMAICA OINCER. From the pure root.
STEELE A PRICE'S LUPULIN YEAST OEMS. ,
Th* Jttti t*ry Hop !'<*• in I ht World,
STEELE & PRICE. Manfrs., Chicago, St. Louis & Cincinnati.
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