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SILKS, DRESS GOODS, CLOAKS, Etc. IC Ol Y\ W\ w^Vf\€± IXCll II I 1«e#1 uOiji N. E. Corner Jackson and Seventh streets, ARE STILL GIVING ON ALL PURCHASES. This discount of Twenty-five cents on every dollar is given on everything in stock including all of the new goods just received. "We give this discount until further notice on White Goods of all kinds, Embroideries, Hamburg Edgings, Swiss Embroideries, in sets to match, with Insertions; Mull Embroideries, Oriental, Tor chon, Spanish and Breton Laces. We have just received several hundred new stylos of Laces—styles never before on the market. We have made a direct importation of India Mull, Linen Lawns, Victoria Lawns; white, plain and figured Swiss; plain and fancy Nainsooks, and plain and fancy Jaeonettes. We also offer a choice lot of lace, striped, plaid and figured domestic and foreign Piques* at the lowest market prices, less 25 per cent, discount. SILKS & MESS GOODS. Wow is the time to select the material for a Dress. 25 per cent, discount means a 75c silk for 68}£c; a $1 silk for 75c; a $1.50 silk for $1 12>^; a $2 silk for $1.50; a $2.50 silk for $1.87^. Cashmeres and other Dress Goods at the.same discount. 50 PER CENT. OFF IN ORDER TO DISPOSE OF OUR STOCK OP And all Outside Garments, we have cut down the price one-half, In Our Carpet Department (ireat inducements are offered, as we are giving 25 per cent, discount on the en tire stock. Our friends aud customers will And a very choice and degant line to select from, in Moquette, body and tapestry Brussels, elegant new designs in Imperial 3-ply and extra super 2-ply carpets; all wool ingrain, single and double-chain Carpets. The large discount offered on these staple goods makes the purchase of a carpet now a good investment, even if you keep it until spring before using. You will do well to do your shopping in the morning, so as tojavoid the incon venience of a crowded store in the afternoon. K-AJEI1N BROTHERS, N. E. corner Seventh and Jackson streets. CLOTHIERS. No. 1 goes to a tailor and has his Spring Suit or Overcoat "Made to Order;" buys his Spring Hat at an exclusive Hat Store; pays for entire outfit about $55. No. 2 goes to a reliable Clothing House, selects his Suit or Overcoat, tries it on and purchases it; he also buys a stylish Spring Hat at Clothing House; cost of entire outfit about $28. No. 2's Suit or Overcoat is made from the identical same goods as No. 1, and the general make-up and fit is equally as good. His garments look as stylish and wear as well as No. l's and he is $27 ahead by being sensible. Spring will soon be here, why not be sensible? RHMtaUfllM Cor. Third anu Robert Streets, St. Paul. AMUSEMENTS. OLYMPIC THEATEE! SEVENTH STBEET, NEAR JACKSON. Monday Evening, February 18th, 1884! The grand romantic and spectacular play in 4 acts, entitled TALE OF ENCHANTMENT! Surpassing in grandeur the famous production of THE BLACK CROOK, Introducing a Grand Amazonian March, led by the Fairy Qneen, DE ROSA and 1G Beautifnl Young Ladies. Wonderful Incantation Scene, Beautiful Prismatic Fountain, Palace of the Fairies, Two Great Transformation Scenes, A car load of Gorgeous Scenery, Magnificent Costumes, _,., TT „ , r . _ Elaborate Appointments, etc. FAMILi MATINEES WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY. Every lady visitor presented with an flegant Souvenir. BOOT AHD BHOl DIALBBS. SCHUDEK & CO.. NO. 89 EAST HP STREET, iffliiiSiMfc StTii^SSL ASency for BURT'S, GRAY'S, REYNOLD'S, and Many Others. X£T Mail orders promptly filled. FAIRBANKS STANDARD SCALES! FAIRBANKS, MORSE & CO., - 371 & 373 SiWey street. STANDARD SCALES. ECLIPSE fELF-REGULATING WIND MILLS! ST. PAUL, MINN., SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 17, 1884. ASSIGNEE'S SALE. TENTH DAY! THE GREATEST RUSH FOR IN THE City of Saint Paul! Thousands of people availing themselves of the Slaughter in prices, at the great $40,000 Assignment Sale of the 422 Wabashaw street. Remember that although there has been a large amount of goods sold, all lines are still com plete, and you can get supplied with whatever you want. Look at our SILKS, prices une qualed anvwhere. A general cut in everything. Prices for the coming week still lower than those of last week. CASHMERES in all colors, at a big discount. KNIT GOODS cut in two. Everything embraced in the great Slaughter. We are better prepared for the Rush than ever before, having a full corps of attendants. Come early, buy quick, and leave room for others, and thus enable us to close out the stock as soon as possible. Monday, Feb. 18, We will throw on the market, an Elegant line of LADIES' At Less than the Cost of the Raw Material. TTJEISID.A.^r February 19, We will place on sale a line of Ladies' and Children's AT A UNIFORM Discount of 50 per ct. from regular prices. Don't miss this great chance, yon may not get another in a lifetime, P. T. KAYANAGH, DRY GOODS. February 18, And During the Entire Week, WE WILL OFFER Exlraorflinary Tallies ladies' & Misses' Muslin UNDERWEAR! Each lot we mention below are P sided Bargains, and we ve marked so low a price all, that it will pay you to once buy a full supply. Lais' islii Drawers! One lot with Tucks, good One lot with 12 cluster One lot cluster tucks and Hamburg edge, at 60 One lot cluster tucKa,Ham burg edge and insertion One lot cluster tuck, two inch Torchon, at 1 00 Lies' demise. One lot made plain, good One lot with tuck, Ham burg inserting at 50 One lot with tuoked yoke and corded bands, at 75 One lot with tucked yoke, Torchon and emb., at $1 00 Lies' litem One lot tuoked best Mus lin, at 75c One lot tucked, trimmed with Hamburg, at $1 00 One lot tuoked, trimmed •with Hamburg,(Mother Hubbard style), at $1 00 Lies' lite Skirts. One lot 12 tucks, good Mus- Oiie lot 12 tucks, with ruffle, One lot 18 tucks,with 4-inch emb., at $1 00 One lot 12 tucKs, with 6-inch emb., at 1 25 A Pine Line of French, Hand ;Embroidered liioifls, Chemise, art MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S He, Drawers, nil At Low Prices. BEIDAUETS, Trimmed with Torchon and Ham burg, a large line. Infants' Long ant Short Sim, Infants' Long and Short Dresses, Infants'Lorn and Short SMrts, Every Garment is made perfect, the best Muslin used, and any size from the smallest to the largest. 10,000 Yards New Embroideries, Wm, Etc.! NATHAN iE. TMrd St. MUSICAL IN8TBUMENT3. HAINES, The three leading Pianos of the world, • speciaiTprices FOR TDE NEXT 10 DAYS! 148 & 150 East Third St. AMUSEMENTS. GRAND OPERA HOUSE. L. N. SCOTT, .... Manager. Three (3) Nights, commencing MONDAY, FEB, 18. Matinee Wednesday, at 2 p. m. THE GREAT NEW YORK SUCCESS. A BOOM OF LAUGHTER M.W.HanlefsCofflpany Presenting Edward Harrigan's latest success fflcSORLEY'S INFLATION ! With a Company of Comedians. All the Original scenic effects. All the Origi nal Songs and Music. Tho Salvation Army. The Charleston Blues. I Never Drink Behind the Bar. McXally's Row of Flats. The Muddy Day. The Market on Saturday Night. Golden Choir. The Old Feather Bed. Bunch of Berries. Prices—91.00, 75c, 50c and 25c. Sale of seats commences Saturday, 9 a. m. Oomming attraction—Sam'l of Posin Feb. 21, 22 and 23. Grand Opera House! THE POPULAR COMEDY SUCCESS! THBEE NIGHTS ONLY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY! FEB. 21, 22 &23. America's Accepted Coiumedian, MB. M. B. CUBTIS, In his inimitable creation, SAM'L OF POM! The Commercial Drummer, supported by his own specially selected company. i i Special extra engagement of Mile Albina De Mer, ~ In her own creation of Dumas' "CAMILLE ' One performance only, Saturday Matinee, Feb. 23. Sale of Seats commences Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9 a, m. Prices §1, 75c, 50e and 25c, EDUCATIONAL. hit Sit kepi's ACADEMY For tie Etacathni of Tom Ladies DUBUQUE, IOWA. Parents desirous of placing their daughters in a lirst class school, will do well to inTeetigate the claims of tnis institution. To the present building, which is both spacious and beautiful, a large addition is being erected, which will con tain music, exhibition and recreation halls. The course of studies in the different departments is thorough, nothing being omitted that is neces sary to impart a finished education. The musi cal department comprises a thorough course for graduation in Theory and Practice. Every ad vantage is afforded to those who wish to pursue a special course in painting; general instructions iu drawing are given in ol&se-rooms. For par tioular apply to 8I8TEB 8DPERIOB. 8544 GAS FIXTURES. TO theJPnblic! We will furnish Material and Labor from this date, as we are called on to do all repairs; and all material we will put in at half the list cost, and furnish a man and helper.for $.1.00 a day. Please come and be treated right, no underhand work with architects. KE1Y & HUMER, 120 & 122 West Third St.. St. I'aul. Minn. 47* NOTICE- ~ TO ARCHIMTS. Office of the Citt Hall ) and Court House Commission, f St. Paul, February 8, 1884. ) The special commission appointed and acting under the act of March 8th, 1881, being chapter 376 of Special Laws of 1881, and the act of Feb ruary 26th, 1883, being chapter 102 of the Special Laws of 1883, will be glad to receive from Buch architects as may desire to submit them, plans and estimates for the City Hall and County Court Hoase contemplated in said acts, on the first day of May, 1884, at ten o'clock in the fore noon, at the office of the County Auditor of this county,jf)ut with the distinct understanding that no compensation will be made for any such plan or estimate unless adopted. By order of the Commission. J. J. McCARDY, Secretary. 47-48-54-56-61-02 fWafa! I am retiring from the Fancy Goods business, and offer my entire stock of Embroideries, commenced and finished, and Material for all kinds of Embroideries, Zephyrs, Yarns, Hand Knit Goods, etc, with my entire stock of fine Holiday Goods, at and below cost. I will gne yon good bargains. Call and see me. MRS. C. HERWEGEN, No. 37 West Third street, St. Paul. PEN PICTURES —OF SAINT PAUL. MINNESOTA. Indian Camp Fires--The First Sunday School- John Dobney-Simeon P. Folsom—A Canoe Ride of 300 Miles-Tin First vCooper- Charles T.Ronleau.ien.--Personal Mention --Charles Rouleau, Jr.--An Old Land Mark -The Wild Hunter's Hoteh-Benjamin W. Brunson--As We See Hiiu-First Regular Physician-Dr. J. J. Dewey-First Tailor —Parsons K. Johnson—So We Uo. BY t. m. KKWSOar. ARTICLE IX. 1S47—INDIAN CAMP FIRES. Miss Bishop, who came to St. Pan in 1847, alluding to the embryo city at this early day, writes: "It must be borne in mind that St. Paal waa a small trad ing post giving yet no sign of its unprce dented growth. The council fires of tho red men were but just extinguished on the East side and were still brightly blazing on the west of the river. Our village was almost daily thronged with Indians, where they fre quently encamped in larger numbers than •entire adult male population of th . Tragic scenes were often enacted by n when intoxicated and provoked by fraud practiced upon them by unprincipled whisky sellers." These Indian continued to dance and to beg about the city np to, aud including the year 1S4'.). At the first election ever held in St. Paul, ((says Mr. Folsom,) in the year 1847, forty i nine votes were east, and one of tUe judges [ of the election, after announcing the result. I stated that John Dobuey had received the full number, and was duly chosen. As some of the judges were somewhat set up by copi ous drinks of water from the Mississippi river, they wanted to know who ;his John Dobney was, when the aforesaid Judge con ducted them ti> a closet near by, and point ing said: "There he is!" which proved to be a demijohn tilled with whisky. In those days such candidates invariably received the full number of votes, and of course were al | TUB FIUST AND OLDEST SUNDAY SCHOOL IN MINSF.-v ITA. On the 25th of July, 1817, thirty-seven years ago, Miss Harriet K. Bishop opened a Sunday school in a log house, corner ol Third and St. Peter streets, with seven scholars. They were from parent! of all nationalities, and great skill was required by the then young aud Inexperienced but perserving teacher, to make them comprehend her meaning; but she succeeded admirably, aud finally had twenty-five children about her. The school waa continued several years and increased in numbers, aud at last became connected with the First Baptist church of this city. Miss Bishop died in 1SS3, and a biographical sketch of her life appeared in Article Five. SIMEON V. FOLSOM. Mr. Folsom was born in lower Cauada in 1S19, and is consequently 65 years old, which will greatly surprise most of bis inti mate friends, who presumed him to be a man not much more than 50 years, lie studied | and practiced law, and then took up the pro fession of civil engineering. He left Ids home in 1839, aud came to St. Paid in is 17, or 37 years ago. He early enlisted in the Mexican war, as did Edmund Rice and M. N. Kellogg, and also served in the I'nion army for a term of three years during tin war of the rebellion. He was also on the staff of Major-General Bodfish, in 1889, ranking as major, and in 1858-3 was clerk in the legislature. He was also the first city surveyor of St. Paul, In 1S.V1, and has been a continuous resident of St. Paul, or near to it, and identified with her interests, for 37 A CAXOE-IMDE OF 300 MILE3. In 1S42 Mr. Folsom, having been appointed bv the United States gov ernment to take the census in this then most unknown region, and having per rmed his duties, purchased a birch hark loe of the Indians, and alone, started on a fage, from Menominee, down the Chippe rirer to the Mississippi, and from thence Prairie du Chien, adistauce of 800mlles. He ade a sail outof one of his undergarments, d thus floated on the broad bosom of the eat river, sometimes stopping with fur raders, sometimes with Indians, and some mes alone. Then there were no farms, no Iages, no towns, no cities, and very few lites. He came west when nineteen years d, and has lived to see wonderful changes, le speaks of visiting the old government ill, near where Minneapolis now stands, nd between the mill and Fort Snellim:. on wide stretch of prairie land, stood a lone ee, and beneath this lone tree the sentinel oldier would sit at noon day to shield him- If from the hot rays of the suu. Where hat lone tree then stood, is now a bustling PEKSOXAL. Mr. Folsom is a man of a groat deal of in telligence and has led an active, busy life. We remember him in the palmy days of real estate, when he dealt iu broad acres and drove about the city as a nabob; then we re member him again, not so rich; in poor health, ready and expecting to die any min ute, and yet he has outlived a large number of his old friends, and is as active as a kit ten. Very few men know more about real estate in and about St. Paul, than Folsom. He haa surveyed it; he has owned it; he has sold it. He has been on the top-mo3t round of the ladder, and at tlie bottom, and just now he i3 in the middle of the ladder of life, and is as tenacious as an old hickory tree. He is social, kind hearted, generous; has an excellent memory, and delights to revel in the incidents of the past. Withal, he has a vein of humor in his composition, which makes him popular a3 a companion and liked as a man. Mr. Folsom is in the best of health, and looks younger than he did twenty years ago. THE FIRST COOPER —CHARLES T. ROULEAU, SENIOR. Mr. Rouleau was bom in [Canada in 1S07, and is consequently seventy-five years old. He came west in 1889, or fifty-five years ago, and was in the employ of the American Fur company for nine years, or three terms; was mail carrier from Point Douglas to Tay lor's Falls in 1844; lived at St. Croix and removed to St. Paul in 1845. His family consisted of fourteen chil dren, eight of whom are still living. A carpenter by trade, he was the first cooper in the citv; made casks for the government; hewed the logs for the first hotel—"The St. Paul House," —later worked for the Lamb Brothers, but is now living upon the weight of his years. He also built the first ferry boat at Anoka, and also the old ferry house at Fort Snelling; made the first; barrels in the state, and labored in the saw mill of John S. Prince. He cow resides with a married daughter, in an humble dwelling in the Sixth ward, or West St. Paul. PERSONAL MEXTIOS. We visited Mr. Rouleau on Wednesday last. He is a bright, cheery old man, about medium height, clear eyes, thin face, yet sprightly and polite. He is pleasant in con versation and philosophical in his conclu- NO. t8. sions. Of course he has endured many b • year he visited M Dtreal for the- ti: fifty-four years, audi:', r our ques tion —"lln'.v i Mends did ' there.'"' he responded -"Threel i'.l ' i rest are dead."' While absent on he ii-. it a sister l0-2 yean o'.d. and deaf, and bent over. Yet she eouU well, and did sing for him. "Ob, I doi '. want • rowful ton . so much troul This aged si-ter baa sin I ids daughters, ag"d forty years, ,, of a family, said she could dhn i little gidshe used to at! In the log hut. which then stood on B street, and yet such was the fact Mr. R I is a pleasant man, and gopher. Judging I i he throws out rays of sunshine wh< and we trust he ma. joy a longer serene and g inhU >>. . ciiaul::s BOUUUU, ii:. This is b son of Mr. Rouleau of whom we been writing. He was i sj ia St. I'aul in i-'".. or thirtj nino ago, and was in the luaib I business from the age of 1*> j up t" 1871, since which time he has been on I .ice of the ei!y of St. Paul, and - among the oldest members—No. 5. i an excellent specimen of a well pro* i physical man; large,well proportioned, with a fine, clear complexion, Indicating sobriety, and is one ot the best officers >n the force, iie may well be proud of hi* (Sther, and his father may well be proud of AS OLD L.VXnMAUK —TUB WILD BCBTXX'B HOTEL. A. I.. Larpenteur, F.sq., of whom we havo hitherto spoken, bought of David Faribault, iu the year 1845, or ::s year-, ago, seventy feet of land on Jackson street, running to Fourth,now tlie property of Henry Hale, B and paid for it toe sum of 863.50. It-pres ent worth Is considerably over 1150,000. He was offered another seventy feet adjoining, for | to, hut Larpenteur was too shrewd a man to Ufcd himself down with real estate at such ruinous prices, and so declined the offer. In 1S1T be concluded to build ou this aber was procured at 810 per tttou* id Carpenters were set to work,and iu : time, what is now known an the Wild Hunter's hotel, spring into being as a first-class city n id nee, costing the owner8900. It was erecte i on the corner of Third and Jackson streets, where the ticket olliee now is, but iu 1865 was to its present location. Mr. Larpenteur lived here eight years, and iu tMshouse live of his children Were horn, and here he passed some of tod ; leai in'. -I hours of his life. The hotel ol the Wild Hunter was Kept for many J a Mr. Mueller, who did in I860. It i* B peculiar building, made so mostly by tie- ad ditions which have been added to it, and while it has stood the blasts of 87 Winters, this i- it- last, for in the spring, like a g I ther old settlers who have gone be fore, it will probably pass out of existence forever, to make way for an Imposing block of brick stores. HKX.IAMIN" w. BBUBSOH. Mr. Branson is a son of Rev. A. Branson) of Prairie du Chien, and is a brother of Mrs. J. W. Baas, of this city. He was horn in Detroit in 1823. We first hear of Bfir. Bran son tn the milling business In Wisconsin, •aIi, ii, in May, 1847, he removed to m. Paul, where he has resided thirty-seven years, or near a half a Century. He i, a lawyer ami ; very competent surveyor and engineer, lb ! in surveying the town Saint I'aul, and having secured pr. pert] east of Trout Brook, laid it i at in an add' tion. The original cost of the land to bin was comparatively little, but the property i* now wortii many hundred thousand dollars. I In lstii Mr. Branson entered the i ntoa army, Company'K, Eighth regiment, and served three years, He is and Ins been a great Odd Fellow and Mason, ami bas probs blj seen as many Dps and downs a- any man in the state. II" has been -,\ justice of the peace, a membei of the territorial legislature tot two terms, general manager in the postoffice, and Is now connected with the government of the Union depot. as WI SH him. Mr. Branson is a quiet, unobtraaiTe man, with decided opinions of his own, and quite Independent in character. He never says— '•that's so," but he .-peaks what he believe:! is a fact, and others echo—"that's ho." Ho Is not a large man: moves and talks in a moderate manner, and thinks a L r'K>d deal more than he otters. He and hii re both energetic business men, and have the confidence of not only their ■ . bui ot the public at large. Perhaps il Mr. Branson had had more policy and leSfl manhood, he would, iu the common parlance I- w irld, have been more successful dally, and perhaps he wouldn't! A ideal of life is governed by luck, and v times tbe most Ignorant and tho jest get the most money. Mr. Branson i- sixty-One years old, but is bright, cheerful and active. TUU FIlisT BBOULAB PHTSICIA5 —DB. J. J. IDBWBY. '. Dewey arrived at Saint Paul In July, , and In 1848 established the first drug , not, only In this city, but in the state, ne time he built up quite a practice, hut te years has lived a somewhat retired life. He is a man about sixty years old, with a long, Bowing beard; very reticent; m >vea over the sidewalks with measured tread, and has tho appearance of a person who is disappointed with the world, and yet it may be only the peculiarity of the man. H<- is a qui't, undemonstrative gentleman, and gen erally walks with his hands behind him. One looking at him would scarcely believe that in; was the oldesl phy Iclan in St. Paul, and had resided here thirty-seven years, lie has many changes and baa followed many an oil settler to the grave, but he is a Well pi man, and bids fair to live many years longer. Till: FIKST TAILOIt —I'AKSONS K. .1"! The old saying that a tailor is but the ninth part of a man, is not true in i of the subject of our sketch, for those who know him, say he is a person with a largo lundof information; a great humorist, a law yer, although never admitted to the bar. a good tailor, a farmer, a worthy man. Ha was born in Vermont in 1816, and Is 88 years old. His relatives wtat nected with the family of Jonathan Carver, and when a boy he was a schoolmate of Bti phen A Douglas. He came to Bt Paul iu July, 1S17; was a member of the first terri torial legislature; in l^oO married Miss Bivens, sister of Mrs. Jack son; carried on the first ing business in this city; remo\ katoinlS52; was subsequently post at that place, justice of th member of the legislature. He still live! at Mankato, engaged as a tailor there, farms a little, and eraeka jokes over tbe des I }lu is a man well adapted for front. for he believes in tie ■ be cured must be endured." and with this philosophical turn of mind, he laughs at fato and enjoys the serenity of a well spent and matured life. ind so we go, creeping along slowly to i-9 and 50, but mm nr next, to say something more of tha its of lS-lT. Good Rules. ew York. Feb. 10.— The produce o nge has adopted new rates regt flour trade. The mest import nit are that inspectors of fiour shall be a; ' and controlled by the e . les of flour should ' extra No. 2, superfine and tine. Bye flour should be known as superfine and line. Can Hold Office. Moxtgomeky, Ala., Feb. 16—Judge Bruce has decided that Paul Strobach, reccutly suspended for lack of continuation by the senate, was entitled to hold the afflofl of mar shal until the president makes another ap pointment .