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tlTTLE FALLS TRAXSORIPT.
LITTLE FALLS, OCT a, 1878
Terms, $I.SO per Annum.
H. 08XIVER8, Editor and Proprietor
BUSINESS DIRECTORY.
A.. J. OLABK,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Office, corner of Oak and second streets.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
E. D. TINGLE,
ATTORNEY at LAW.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN
We transact any vad every class of biH
oess at Washington for soldiers, their orphans
aud widows or others, We obtain patents,
collect
bounty,
Ac., Ac. We cnllec money
promptly in Morrison Coawty and CHARGE ONLY
TBM per cent.
ADVICK
FUSE.
Refireoees. Iluo. George Dennis U. S. Sen­
ate Hon, John M. Glover, M. C., Washing­
ton, D, C., and all the officers of Shelby Coun­
ty, Mo.
J. D. LACHANOE,
COUNTY AUDITOR.
Will attend to collections, pay taxes,
redeem lands from tax sales, &c. in Mor­
rison and adjoining counties. Office at
•Court House, Little Falls, Morrison
County, Minnesota.
DR A. GUERNON
PHYSICIAN AffO SURGEON,
—AND—
U. 8. PENSION EXAMINING
SURGEON.
Will promptly attend to all business
in the line of iiis profession.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
J. O. SIMMONS,
ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN.
Practice principally
HOMEOPATHIC.
Office opposite the store of Leon
Iloude, Main street,
LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
C, HAYS.
NOTARY PUBLIC,
HEAL
ESTATE
LOUIS HAMLIN.
BLACKSMITH.
All kinds of work in tny line 'done
in the best manner and at low ratec.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN
S. P. FULLER,
JUSTICE ofthePEAOE
LITTLE FALLS, MINN
SO. 1 OR NOTHING.
The Boss BOOTS Can
BE BAD AT
WILLIAM BREBFELD'S
liVv uuvu 4IMUI I
On Front street-, where all work and
a good fit is warranted* The «jle oi
work, the quality of stock, ana the
fnces are such as to defy eompeftitioo.
Give us a trial.
Wm. Bskdfkld, LITTLE, FALLS
LEON HOUDE
KSAL ESTATE AOm I
NOTARY PUBLIC
&
VOL. 3.
AND INSURANCE
AO£Ht.
IHBURANCB A SPECIALTY.
TWO RIVERS, MINN
NATHAN RICHARDSON,
BEAl ESTATE AGENT
—AND—
PRACTICAL SURVEYOR.
All business entrusted to hint will
receive prompt attention. Good ref­
erences given if required.
CONVBTAHOCE.
Iw p4M In MnfrinD SOD .DJOIDIO^
Counties.
BXTEKSNCXS—Col. Gao. Bradley
Fletcher, Loring ft Eyre Hon. Wm
,. XingjaF Minneapolis.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN
6T. CLOUD CARP.
B. SEARLE,
ATTQBNEY
AT
f.AUP
Oi^ln lMbwofc Block, P» tain.
IHnnvu
MOSES LAPOND
Is now Selling Goods as Cheap as they can be bought at retail anywhere
in the State. A new lot just received. My Stock
consists of a fine assortment oj
Dry Goods and Groceries,
Crockery and Glassware,
Hats, Caps and Notions,
And Everything that You Want to Buy.
LITTLE FALLS, MIN\.
am selling Plows Very
CHeap.
BOOTS & SHOES,
MOSES LAFOND.
L. WORTHINCTON, R-H-PAINE- J. SIMMONS.
L. WOBTHINGTON & CO.,
-DEALERS IN-
Groceries, Provisions,
-AND-
Hardware.
A Full Line of
Will always be found at our store, which wo will sell at as low figures as any
House in the State can afford to.
We Ma Ice
CIGARS, TOBACCOS,
TEAS And COFFEES,
A Specialty.
Call and see our Goods, and we are satisfied that you will be suited.
WORTHINGTON & CO.
LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
«*3 BENTFELT'S
HEADQUARTERS STORE.
DRY GOODS & GROCERIES
Hats, caps and clothing,
CBOCKUBY A fiLASSWABE,
I'oiistantly Kept on Han I.
We are constantly receding new goods, for which we pay cash down,
and we are there! enabled to offer all classes of goods at the lowest figure.
We know tba4» talk is cheap, but- the parties who can undersell us don't li*e
in this neck of the woods. Our large and constantly increasing trade testis
fies to the truth of this better than anything we can say. We guareutee all
gitods sold by us to be as represented. We expect to do business perma­
nently in this community, and can not
Hfiord
undersold. W« intend to live and let live, and while we are grateful to a
generous public for their patronage in time past we hope to uierit it in the
future. Give us a call and we will show you our goods and we you well
whether yeu buy of us or not. In connection with our stoie we have a
Shoe Shop, where repaitiug is neatly and promptly .done.
RICH PRAIRIE, MINN.
MAUKIN &MEDVED
Are now offering for tale the LAR GEST?
'BEST and CHEAPEST
•STOCK OF-
GENERAL MERCHANDISE
Little lyif, Consisting af
DRY GOODS And GROCERIES,
to deceive the public or to be
BLAKE & BENTFELT.
Made Clothing,
Hardware And Tinware,
TRUNKS. VALISES. BATSi CAPS, LADIES' DRESS GOODS,
FURNITURE, and every kind of Merchandise you can think if.
All Kinds of Country Produce are bought at the Highest Market trice. Donot
fkll to see our goods and learn our prices.
.-•a
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LITTLE FALLS, MORRISON COUNTY. MINN.. THURSDAY OCT. 3,1878.
Railroad Prospects.
A movement was put on foot eight
years ago to build a railroad from Lit­
tle Falls to the head of Big Stone
Lake. It was then believed that the
Bramerd branch would be pushed to
an early completion, and that the im­
provement of the immense water pow
er at Little Falls would shortly follow.
It was intended that the road to he
built to Big Stone Lake should con­
nect at Little Falls with the Braincrd
branch, and thus give an outlet lor
the millions of bushels of wheat that
every observer knew would be raised
annually in the extensive and exceed­
ingly fertile prairie region between
Todd county and tho western termi­
nus of the road. The natural out let
for the grain.raised in all tlmt region
is by way oi Dulu'h, as is well known.
The supply of lumber for those'west­
ern counties would he obtained direct­
ly from Little Kalis, and the pr'ce
would be reduced as much as the cost
of driving the logs from here to Min­
neapolis, which is considerable. The
capacity of the w»ter power at this
place is more than sufficient to run all
the mills that would be required, and
nothing in the future could seem
more certain than that a railroad to
run from Little Falls to the western
boundary of the State would have an
immense business, and that the farm
ers in that direction would be able to
sell their grain at higher prices and
buy lumber at lower prices than would
otherwise be possible. The financial
stringency that begun to be seriously
f*-lt in 1873 and the failure of the St.
Paul & Pacific company to build the
Brainei'd branch, naturally delayed
the building of ihe road to Big Stone
Lake for an indefinite period, but there
is no room for doubt that it will be
built We do not wish to introduce
anything of a political complexion in
this article, but in this connection it
will, rliaps, not be amiss to say that
the milling interest of Minneapolis i*
directly opposed to any and every
measure that would create competing
markets for wheat in any of the coun­
ties traversed hy the main line of the
St. Paul & Pacific raiWad., or make
an important milling point of Little
Falls. At present the .Minneapolis
millers buy the wheat raued in those
western counties at prices very favor­
able to themselves, and sell their lum­
ber in the same markets at hi«:h rates
A railroad across from this place lo
the State line would at once furnish
competing markets, both for buying
grain and selling lumber, and Minne­
apolis will therefore fight to the last
extremity any measure designed to
secure the early completion of the
road. Legislation was secured last
winter with a view to reviving the
movement to build the road, and it is
probable that Congress will be asked
for assistance.
Now, the query that arises in our
mind is this: Will W. D. Washburn,
if elected to Congress, be likely to
forget his own. interests long enough
to make a real effort to secure the
passage of a bill favorable to the rail­
road project described above? We
do not consider it certain that a bill to
aid in the completion of such a road
could be got through Congress, as
there is now a strong feeling against
bills to aid railroad corporations, but
we believe that if it is fouRd necessary
to ask anything of Congress. no such
bill could be passed with W. D. Wash­
burn to manage it. There is not a
man in Morrison county that we can
find, who believes that Washburn
would be likely to allow a bill of that
kind to pass. On the otlieT hand,
Donnelly does not own a cent's worth
of interest in anything that would
sufier depreciation by the building of
the road. He owns a good farm in
Stevens county, near the point where
this proposed road would cross the
main line of the St. Paul & Pacific,
and his interests are therefore identi­
cal as far as the proposed road is con­
cerned, with the interests of the peo­
ple in all the counties through which
the road would pass, lie has invent»
ed a large portion of bts means in his
Stevens county farm. We regard
these facts as worth}' of consideration,
Washburn's Wheat Ring.
From the St. Paul Dispatch,
The Pioneer l're."s is incapable of
taking any unjaundiced view of this
question —incapable of looking with a
aingle eye to the true interests of the
eiiy in which it is printed and of the
region tributary thereto. „ln the fiit
place, its sympathies and inclinations
are and are always hav} been, in favor
of monopolists and against the :people
—-t his fact is so Well accepted through­
out the State that whenevt popular
interests or. rights come in collision
with chartered monopolies or combina­
tions of .capital, the most untutored
fiirmer in ithe :rem.otest corner of the
commonwealth ean promptly and cor­
rectly predict the tenor of its coming
utterances. In tho second place it is
mortgaged up to the ears to Minneap­
olis interests, the mortgage bii
been foreclosed, and Bill King, the ex
Uttant holder of the bond,, is in full
possession. Hence, as we predicted,
the Pioneer Press of this morning, not
even pausing to await the results' of
the investigation so wisely ordered by
our Chamber of Commerce, after one
day of absolute silence, until Bii) King
could be beard from, plunges into an
elaborate and artful defense of the
Miller's Association, in which facts are
distorted, figures are falsified, argu­
ments are sophisticated and conclu­
sions aie assumed, in a manner un­
worthy any pretended exponent of
public opinion. The bare word of a
ftf members of the Aiinneapolis com*
bination issetagmnit the overwhelm­
ing testimony to the contrary, and the
impudent claim is set up that the
complaints are uroundleBs, the farmers
are in the wrong, and the accused
jwrpetrators of the iniquity are public
benefactors.
Another Chapter.
The mammoth eared ass who doesn't
know any better than to assert that the
laboring men who worked for Gen.
Washburn previous to his assignment
some years ago, were not paid, is a tit
companion. tor tho ignoramus Hodges,
and that harmless lunatic, Wm, Ewing,
who claims to know where Gen. Wash­
burn had bags full of money hid away in
those days.* The facts are that the men
employed by Gen. Washburn in and
around his mill were paid off cash,
etc., to the last penny. Some of his head
men and foremen were with the balance
of his creditors paid off in valuable pine
lands and other property, at a cash ap
prisal, after which the trustees deeded
back to the general over $300,000 worth
of valuable property. But what of all
this? Why notice the lying and dis­
cordant notes ot the mammoth eared ass,
as he-bray* aloud for his bundle of this­
tles? Why stop to dispute with the
harmless maniac Ewing, who is no more
responsible for what he says than anyone
of the thousand* of his kind who fill the
mad houses of the land, and whyj ah
why! need we waste more white paper
and space on that inflated blatherskite,
Leonard B. Hodges, who only opened
his capacious mouth on this wheat ques­
tion to put his foot into it.—From the
Pioneer Press, Sept. 29.
So that's the way jou talk, is it?
The men "were paid off in cash, etc.'*
We know some parties inahis coonty
who state that Washburn was owing
them at that time, and that they got
60 per cent.in^cashand 40 per cent in
4,etc."
That is, the 40 per cent was
never pud in any manner. Among
the number were W. T. Lumbeit, who
is now treasurer of Morrison county,
and nines Muncy. Their experience
with W. D. Washburn, as stated to us
by Mr. Lambert yesterday, was as fol­
lows: Messrs. Lambert & Muncy
took a sub-contract from Smith &
Mackey to get out pine logs for Wash­
burn, the last named gentleman to pay
for the logs. Before the logs had been
paid for Washburn went into bank­
ruptcy, and after considerable trouble
Lambert & Muncy succeeded in get­
ting €0 cts. on a dollar as a final set­
tlement of the entire amount, which
was about eighteen hundred dollar?.
They were thus swindled out of over
seven hundred dollars. But to make
the matter still worse the logs were
scaled on the bank by a scaler sent
vr the purpose by Washburn or his
"gents, and the sealer manased to
cheat Lambert & Muncy out of
200.000 feet, so that the logs actually
scahd 200.000 feet more in the boom
than thev did on the bank. The logs
were worth six hundred dollars on th«*
hank, and tbii* the'entire amonnt of
the earnings of Lambert & Muncy that
went wrongfully into the pocket of
Washburn was $1 300. Lambert &
Muney are both working tnen, and
doubtless Worked harder that winter
than any men in their employ, yet
tbey were hardly able in the spring
to ray their men, hut they did man­
age to pay every cent in cash, while
their legitimate profits -were thrown
into the fund to swell the $300,000
turned over to Washburn after the
trreditors had be^n disposed of. The
above is the version of Mr Lambert,
whose veracity is conceded by all the
citicens of Morrison county to he be­
yond all question. It is needless to
add that Mr. Lambert is a supporter
of Donnelly, in whose entire record
not a suspicion of dishonesty can bo
fonnd. We derive no pleasure from
brincring these facts to the surfaee.
and do so only because we believe it
to be a duty that we owe to the voters
who read our paper. The extract
from the Pioneer Press placcd at the
begining of.this artfe'e is a fair sam­
ple of the campaign rwill that is lib­
erally poured out to tho readers of
some of the leading Washburn sheets.
The ridiculous aspect made by that
cr -wd in trying to spread a coat of
filth on Hon. Leonard B. Hodges is
fully appreciated only by those who
know the parties and their anteced­
ents. A* to Mr. Ewing. we know but
little about him but. judging by the
treatment he gets- by the Washburn
crowd, we believe that he is woriby of
unbounded confidence.
From -the 8t. Cloud Jo«rnal Prei».
On Saturday tramping quack doc­
tor was broucht before Justice Barnes,
charged with misbehavior, and fined
15 and costs, and in default sent to
jail. On Monday he waatakea out
«uid scooted across ihe bridxe to the
other side of the river
A dog created a row on Monday of
last week among the Polanders in the
town of Brockway..,, There was some,
fist-whacking, and one man pointed a
gun at another. The outcome of it all
was a compliant by John Presherm
against Anton Mareck, and a trial be­
fore Justice Barnes on Saturday.
The Justice! didn't exactly split the
dog iu two, but he did the costs, call­
ing from $14 to $15 from each party.
A 830 dog would have been entitled
to a coop at the Kennel Show.
On Tuesday while a young German
(formerly, a cook at tho Weet House,
hut whose name we have not been
able to learn) was on the road between
here and Sauk Rapids, ou the east
Jlide. l^e met four men in a wagon.
They asked him how far it was to the
nearest tavern, arid on his replying that
he did not know, one of them jumped
off the wagon, chofced biui severely,
and took $3.00 in money from pocket.
The party then drove off. No efforts
should be spared to secure the arrest
of such bold operators.
miscellaneous.
"We never saw a man," says an ex­
change, "who thought it a sin to steal
an umbrella." Then you never saw a
man' whose umbrella had just been
stolen.
A man sentenced to be hung was
visited by his wife, who said: "My
dear, would you like the children to
see you executed Y' *'No," replied he
"That's just like you/' said she, "for
you never wanted the children to have
any enjoyment."
The homely New York man who
mariied thirteen widows will pondir
on his deeds for eight years to come
in the penitentiary. The puni^hmet
seeuis ridiculously light, especially
since the wrctch said that a widowV
way is to jump at a proposal quicker
than a trout can snap a fly.
'•If I should marry Eliza Jane."
said I ho prospective son-in law, I
should frankly confess one thing in ad­
vance—I am of rather hasty temper,
apt to get ttiad without Cfiuse." "O,
that'll be all right," blandly replied
the dear old lady. I shall go and
live with you and 1*12 see that you
always have cause."
Frohi the Detroit Free Press.
Au elderly gentleman of benign ap­
pearance has of late been distributing
religious tracts on the street cars, and
yesterday at least one case of quick­
ened conscience was brought to public
notice. A joung aian entered the
car, paid h«s nickel, and was banded a
tract, headed "Are you a sinner
He turned pale at once, read a few
lines, and suddenly called out: "Yes,
I am I put a bad nickel in the fare
box, but now I'll begin a new life by
being honest. Here, driver, change
this half dollar and I'll pay my fare
over again.'' The change was given
him and he paid, but after riding a
block or so he left the car to see a man
on the sidewalk The passengers
thought it wonderful case, and a!'
were deeply interested, when the driv­
er suddenly called out: "Hang -me.
if this 'ere half dollar isn't bogus."
So it was.
John Aawe. my .minor son, having
left me without sufficient cause, I
hereby warn all persons that I shall
not pay any debts contracted by him.
L.
W.
MARGARET AAWE.
Little Fall*, Minn., Sept. 16. 1878.
Lands For tSule.
3,000 acres of first class firming
lands in Morrison county for sale by
the undersigned. Prices moderate
and terms easy.
Dment
JONATHAN TAYLOR.
Little Falls, Minn.
MORTGAGE SALE.
EFAULT having been mode in the pay­
of the Bum of one hundred and thirty
eight and 72-100 dollars, ($138.72), which is
claimed to be tine at the. date of this notice up­
on a cfirtain Mortgage, duty executed and de
l!vered by Samuel Lee and Jane Lee.his wife
to the Weed Sewing Machine Company bear­
ing date the fifteenth.day uf Maroh A. D. 18771
and, with a power of cale therein oontained,
duly recorded In the yffico of the Kegigt«r of
Deeds in und for the County of Morrison and
State of Minnesota, on the 22nd day of Murcti
A. D. 1877. at 2 o'clock, p. v., in- Book "C"
of Mortg igrg, on pagc« 102. 103, and 104,
ana no action or proceeding haying been in
stitiited, at law. or otherwise, to recover the
debt secured'b.v said- Mortgage, rir any part
thereof: Now therefore, noti'etf ia hereby giv­
en, That by virtue of tfae power »f c«o
taioed in aaid: Mortgage, and pur?.uan' to the
Statute in rack case made and provided, the
j*aid Mortgage will b« foreclosed by a sale of
the premises described in and coyei-ed by mid
Mortgage vit: The north east quarter (J 5 of
the north west quarter (f) of section No. thirty
(30) in toifnship No. forty-(40) north of range
thirty-two (32). west, lying .i«nd being in Mor­
rison County and State ofjlinnrsota, with the
hereditaments and appurtenances which sale
will be made by the sheriff
of
Coixun,
raid Morrison
County, at the front door of rtie Court House,
in the town of Little Falls in said Connty and
State, on the 9th day of November A. I). 1878,
at 2 o'clock p. *.. of that day, at puMir. ven­
due, to the highest bidder for eaah, to pay
said debt and interest, anil the taxea, If any,
on said premises, and twenty-five dollars at'
totrcy's fret as Stipulated in and by raid
Mortgnge in ea*o of foreclosure, and.tbe dis­
bursements allowed by law subject to redemp­
tion at any time within onu
jt*i
Attorney for Mortgagee.
PURE WINES
SASH,
FB TF
fnufa ifce day
of safe a* provided by iaiw
Dated, 6eptcmber 24, A. D. 1878.
WJCBD
gswiaa Macau* Co,
Mortgagee..
T, J. HATER,
Sheriff of said Coanty,
ConSMJajM
PUBLISHED EVERT THURSDAY.
Terms, $1,50 per Annum.
Advertising Rates will be Fnreisked
Upon Application at this Ofiee.
LEONHOTTDE
Has Just received the Largest, Best and Cheapest lot of
NEW GOODS
Ever brought into Morrison County, consisting of a fuR line of
Dry-Goods, Groceries, Pro-
visions, Boots and Shoes,
and Caps, Flour and
eed, Heavy and ShelfHard-
ware, Crockery and
Glassware,
And, in fact, everything that my customers want.
Tte attention of farmer, i, tolled to tic fat Am I am pacing the very AyH
est market price tor
and all kinds of Farm Product.
THE VASALY HOUSE,
AT LITTLE FALLS, MINNESOTA,
Stiil continues to furnish the best accommodations in town, the house being
being large, well furnished, clean and well arranged.
PRICES REASONABLE.
Passengers and Baggage Conveyed Free to and from Trains.
8&.A Good Stable and a Good Hostler,
A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF
Fresh. Drugs and Medicines
In Vasaly Rame, S»mth Sife, Second door from Corner.
And
LIQUORS, Constantly
USTo. One Meat Market A.t West Door.
L. VASALY, PROPRIETOR LITTLE FALLS, MINN.
I. WHITE
Would announce to the people of Morrison County
that he is now prepared to
furuish
DOORS,
AND, INTACT,
Anything in the Build*
ing line as Cheap as it can be had
at any point north of
MINNEAPOLIS.
Turning:, Scroll
Aud Job Work in General, is also done.
All Kinds of Grain Reorired in Payment at the Market Price. Prompt
Attention will be Given,to Orders by Mail. -Factory at Little Elk Postoffice
at Little Falls, Minn.
A
•••liil
vrtach|hese Its capacity Is Unlimited. There are
on Hand.
& BLINDS,
Biding & Brackets,
VALUABLE INVENTION,
THE WOULD RENOWNED
WILSON SEWING MACHINE
in workmanship is equal to a Chronometer Watch,
as elegantly finished as a first-class Piano. It received
the highest awards at the Vienna and Centennial
sitions. IT 8EW8 ONE-FOURTH FASTER than
WILSON MACHINES sold in the |lnited States than
the^rtnbincd sales of all the Others. Th^WlLSOIti
MlENDINC ATTACHMENT for doing all kinds of
WITHOUT PATCHING, given ^REE with each machine,
AGENTS
ANTED.
:{WILSON SEWINS MACHINE CO,
and
Expo­
other
moro
repairing,
Y°rk| J»ew OillM, La.
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