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—Are now open, and havft oil band— GROCERIES & PROVISIONS Flour and Feed! DRYGOODS, NOTIONS, Clothing and Furnishing Goods! HAT© AND GAPS CONCRETE STORE. Cooperstown, Christmas Greetings. Toys for tlie children. Ikmks Christmas Cards for everybody. Al bums, Frames and Scrap Books, Fancy- Articles in plush and satin, and many K6\v novelties Dry Goods, suitable for presents. A fine assortment of Chinaware. JOHN SYVERSON & CO. CARGILL BROS COOPEBSTOWH, USD FIB FOB MI. THE NEW ELEVATOR Dak and LIBERTY'S RIVALS. Statu*'* I'miinl In Ar^liaiiistuii tliat K.x cccd ISitltliohli's ill The J-njilish papers have exhibited con siderable jealousy of the friendship thai is likely to ensue between France and the I'liited Slates us a restd! of the presentation of the statue ot Liberty. This is evi denced in the touts of their editorials, but more partielarly in the way in which their iliiisi rated pajvrs ignore such ii picturesque siibj.-i I as the Mimic of Uartlioldi's. Iy giving small pictniv of it in an obscure corner ol their papers, while the same papers publish elaborate articles oil some statues hewn in the rod: on the side of a cliff in Afghanistan. Til): STATVK OK DAMIAX loi KKKT MICH. The London News says: The statue of Lilierty, .just ill air.vu rated at !ew York, is descrilied as towering to tho skies, above all known statues of the present and of the past. muck higher statue exists, and has long existed, in Afganislan. The little knowledge which has been obtained of this statue, statues—for there are more than one—has lieen hitherto confined generally a lew Indian archaeologists but. we are now in dobted to the Afghan boundary commission for much more complete information. These statues are on the principal road be tween Cabul and ra!l:h, at a locality known ns JJamian. At that place the road passes through valleys, with high scarped cliffs of conglomerate. Probably about the early centuries of the Christian era the Duddhists excavated numerous eaves, as monasteries for themselves. i:i the rock of these valleys. These ancient excavations :~till exist, and ean be counted by thousands. In addition to the.-*-. a i:i :ntier statues of Ihtddlia wero -l*.t out. of the s-o'.id ro-U. Tim at least, ar still standing, and the largest, was measured by (.'apt. i'aloot, with the theodolite, so that, we now i:o-.v (he height to at least, a few inches. The measurement, gave il, as 11:! fee liich: that, is rath'.r more by a few inches than the "\o!so:i column in Trafalgar square, and nearly 'J3 feet l.ighcr than the New* Yor'.: ilgiti-e. This figure of ibiddha is the real C.rca 1". M-.'i-n of slat lies. The celebrated Memiion ^t:it t:^' of Iv:yp would only come u| to the. kr.ee of t.:i:. mi, !!'. ,' i!:o i. As llamiat there is. another iigure oi' [hue:h*.: 1-0 feet high. Thes are «re-t s-t .« !.: tg tigures. There is nlo a sil.iiig figure about tl feet high. There are the remains of two other figures, but tiiey are in ruinous condition Oin- of th'-iu is said to be about *.i» feet or CO feet. These statues were originally, we kltovv, either gilt or covered with metal. COL. WILLIAM A. STOME, TIip I'nilcil States Attorney Wli «a« Itemoved for I'ernii-ious Aclivitj. No two eanilidates in the late elect ions have attracted sucli widespread attention by tin ir Success or defeat: as has been -,iveil to the two I'nited States attorneys who were re moved by the president for activity in polities during tlie late canvass. hie of these men, Col. M. II. Denton, lias sine.' been reinstated. The other, Col. William A. JSUme, remains removed as an example to ot 1 l' oilice liold ers. as t.h''re appears to be an effort made in some quarters to make mi .sue of his caw. IIis portrait and sketch of his life, which i. now* for the lir.-.t time -live!-., may prove of interest. 1 fc'i \V.. ft \j xX J\-\ :.*.. COI.. Wir.r.IAM A. STONK. !. Stone was born i:i Tio/a comity, i'ti.. about forty 3,e:irs a^o. lie worked o:ifarm and attended school durin the v.:::i:r m:'..! the late war broke out. wh' i, thouuli on.y about Hi years of a^e, he enlisted i:i thi army and went to the front with Ihe Army of the I'otomae. iio partieipat. in a niunber of battles, and was promoted for bravery o:i the field to a commissioned o.Iieership in lii.s com pany. At the close of the war he attended a normal school at Tio^a, I'a.. after which ho taught school, read Jaw, was adn:itted to the bar, and subsequently elected district attor ney of bis native county, which position lie resigned to go to Pittsburg, where, in 187M, lie hung up Iiis .shingle and soon enjoyed a lucrative practice. He was appointed United States attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania by President Ilayes, and reap pointed by President Arthur. Mr. Stone is It feet 4 inches in height, weighs 340 pounds and a decided blonde in appear ance. He is married and has a bouse full of children. economical Travel In Xngiaaa. People travel economically in England. On the London and Northwestern railway during the six months ending with June, 1SS6,25, MS/ifil passengers were carried. Of these '.S?,457,02ft traveled third clxm, l,ti31,4ft! sec ond c!a:« and WSTi.'Oi lirst c!a:vi. The »rao ^rO^pOI'wiif-.ia C'luiu- ..u iw'J iaJA ittl UlU olber roads.—Not ?«rk Tnt*nn« S"A -CALL AND SEE ME. T) Wm C. JIMESON & CO. _I)EALEKS IN- STATIONABY, ETC, rh« Highest Marktt Price Paid for all Kinds of FARM PRODUCE in Exchange for Goods. HOTEL, DAZEY, P. T. W.SL. PATTISON, PROPRIETOR. ihis house now offers accommodations superior to any hotei on the SANBORN & COOPERSTOWN RAILROAD. good Harn and Livery in connection with the nowae.Jp HALVOR P. COOPERSTOWN, DAKOTA. Fine driving ritfs, sir.jjle and duuuie, wiui or without drivers—furnished at prices cheap for cash. The patronage of tlm FA11MF.RS particularly «o licited. COOPERSTOWN YARD, Jm J". HOWE & CO, TH fs\ TO LL_| t") BUY "W HEAT, —And all kiuda of— COUNTRY PRODUCE And carry in stock Flour, Feed, Lumber, Coal, Wood, and a ftill line of GENERAL MERCHANDISE, (iroMriM, Dry Goods, Clothing, Hardware, «te. Cooperstown and Dazaj priM* daplicatodin •••rye*«. ii »a want 10 Mil produce, .or bay goods, mke bM-lia* for|Haanaford, tob will b« miatak*. ItfyoH don't Mm give is a triaal, and w« will convinceyo t.