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REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET.
For Governor, LUCIUS F. HUBBARD, Of Goodhue County. For Lieutenant Governor, CHARLES A. OILMAN, Of Stearns County. For Secretary of State, FRED. VON BAVMBACH, Of Douglas County. For State Treasurer. CHARLES KITTELSON, Of Freeborn County. For Attorney General, AV. J. HAHN, Of Wabasha County. For Railroad Commissioner, JAMES H. BAKER, Of Blue Earth County. Republican County Ticket. For Auditor, EUGENE \V. RANDALL. For Treasurer, FRANK WILCOX. For Judge of Probate, S. A. FLAHERTY. For Superintendent of Schools, D. T. WHEATON. For Commissioner, -d District, R. J. HALL. For Commissioner, 3d District. W. M. ROBERTS. ST. PAUL ON HER NERVE. We have in several articles sought to find out what St. Paul was going to do, if Chicago and Millwaukee should build railroads around it to the east and west reaching into the country noit 111 nj upon the Northern Pacific, but it has been impossible until in Thursday Dispatch, to induce them to notice the subject. Now that Fargo has started a road for Chicago and Milwaukee, without stopping at St Paul, we hear that there is quite i little fuss in the latter city, that such a preposterous and murderous design should be contemplated upon St. Paul. But we are unable to see from the article in the Dispatch, what position it takes in the matter, and cannot tell whether it is in favor of the Fargo road around St. Paul to Chicago and Milwaukee or not. Will the Dispatch please to be a little more explicit. If the Dispatch did not know that Chicago and Milwaukee was going to build roads east and west of it to the Northwest before, most certainly had cause to believe it after we had called attention to some three or four times: and being in the interior, it caunot be said we did EOl.know the sentiment of its com merce, and how those two cities were looking at it, after seeing, hearing and conversing with them upon the subject. If we can see through the mill, St. Paul is at times selfiish and will do nothing for any portion of the state, unless St. Paul is to have all the cream there is on the milk, and this is what the country northwest and north of St. Paul, is begining to give it to understand. Building up business for the interest of St. Paul Vhole sale houses andleaving the form ers out on the prairies to freeze and Starve and the country merchantstodry up and blow away, is about played out. If St. Paul will not construct railroads into the heavy timber and mineral districts of the state, other capital out side of the state will, and when it is done, it would be a piece of ingrati tude, if it did not get all the business at the terminus, and along its lines. We all desire to see a grand city at St. Paul, but we do not want it as a death penalty to the north half of the fct'it?, and as we have said before, this may be learned at the great expense "to late." FALSE REPORT CORRECTED The Brainerd Tribune recklessly per sists in its studied misrepresentation of Hon. Knute Nelson. It says "The Tribune last Saturday gave ex clusively, the fact of Hon. KnuteNel •on's desertatiou of the Republican cause, and that by arrangements or at least by understanding, he left Minnesota, agreeing to spend the time till election out of the state. He went we belreve to Wisconsin." Why a paper of any pretentions to character should print such uncon scionable and transparent falsehoods passes all comprehension. Hon. Knute Nelson has not been outside the state for months. He has devoted such time as he could spare from his pressing legal engagements to the ac tive work of the campaign. He has written a letter to the state central committee which has been widely circulated, expressing his intence in terest in the success of the Republican ticket. He is in St. Paul today ar ranging with the state central com mittee a series of apointments for the remainderof the campaign. The Tri bune must be exceedingly hard up for materials to work up a prejudice against him, to engage in tueh pitiable misrepresentations.—St. Paul Dis patch. No one knowing Hon. Knute Nel son would for a moment believe that he would desert the Republican party by his unnecessary absence]from the state, and the District he represents in Congress, to avoid working against a Scandinavian who was running on the Democratic ticket for Governor. Mr. Nelson is not that kind of a Re publican, neither does he have arepu tation of that nature, nor is he com posed of metal that would in the least favor the election of Mr. Bierman or any other democrat to office. There is too much nonsense in it to talk about. If he has made no public speeches in this campaign it is, we presume be cause he with many others thought the state so strong Republican it was not necessary. Commodore Kitson has purchased the Green Wisconsin Gelding, John eont a pacer, for the snug little sum of $25,000, which lately paced a mile in two minutes and ten seconds, and the Commodore hopes he will be to make it in 2:09. A VOICE FROM THE NORTH. The Red Lake Falls Gazette, in Polk county, wants a railroad parallel with the Northern Pacific, and fifty to a hundred miles distant from it, to Du llith, and thinks that the north tier of counties in Minnesota along the Red River Valley, is the best producing wheat area in the United States, hav ing not the least trouble in the world in raising thirty bushels of No. 1 hard to the acre. That country comes so well recommended, we are of the opin ion that the Gazette is entitled to the ©overted road. But in the past the railroad builders have not been much in favor of constructing roads in the north part of the state, prefering rather to chop the south and middle up with roads leading in all directions, which action has greatly prevented the north from settling upas it other wise would haye done. No attempt has been made uutil quite recently to open the many valuable ore beds in the north, and noefibrt outside of that made by Minneapolis in getting pine, to do anything wjjh the great belt of timber in the same reg"ion. The result has been that the farmers upon the treeless prairies have been forced to pay six and seven dollars a cord for wood, when roads to the timbered lands could have furnished it at prices greatly reduced from that, if not one half less. A farther result from this neglect, has caused railroads and others needing fuel, to go to other tates and bring in coal at a great ex pense, to supply the demand of this onstant use, taking large amounts of money out of the state which should have been retained in it for the better accommodation of its extensive busi ness purposes. This continual drain of money going out to purchase fire wood, in the shape of coal, must have been considered an under current blessing, or the great minds of the state would most certainly have had a proper beginning which would at this early day of our state's progress have been immensely otherwise. Probably there was an intent to convert the farmer into something of an aristocrat as it gave him the excellent opportu nity of laying aside his new wood stove and. purchasing another for the burning of the imported coal—sitting by a coal fire, for the farmer, being little shade upon the higher order of extra flue citizenship. He must now do this or freeze, and eat his provision in a raw state. The Gazette can find by looking deep down into the myste rious movements of our great state's commercial men, that there can be no necessity in helping the poor farmer struggling on the frontier to cheap wood, from the fact that the farmer is so much a master of his situation that he can, if he has not already done so, mortgage his farm to buy coal and a stove to burn it in, and then get trust ed for groceries to live on until the mortgage is wound up on him and his grocery man gone to the wall. RAILROADS AND INDIANS. Mr. Sioux Indian is a very fair sort of a crab after all, and is not one-half as mean as the one who is more than twice as mean as he is. He has with his numerous brothers and sisters been located in many different places, and each time it was learned that he was in the wrong place. Where to put and have him out of the way any where on this side of the valley of death, is a severe problem. He evi dently picks out the best strip of land, and leads us to believe it is a barren waste until we give it to him for a happy hunting-ground, and then the truth comes to light that he has trade us out of the best land in the country. Now arrangements have been made to run a railroad near Mission Creek, along Flax ridge across his reservation, and he has been coaxed all summer to permit it to be surveyed, and he has finally consented, provided he can have pay for all of the land from the company, at twice what it is worth in an unliabited region. CIVIL. RIGHTS DECISION. When the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States is under stood, it will not be as offensive as many are inclined to thi k it. It does not in any manner decide that the colored man has no rights the white is bound to respect, but that the courts of the United States have jurisdiction in determining the mere social rela tions of the colored population more than of the white man, and no juris diction to determine what seat at the table, concert, or bed in a hotel, or what place in a car or steamboat, the colored man should occupy, neither could congress give the courts any such jurisdiction. The court decided all this must come from the legisla tures of the several states, and the questions arrising from such laws should be tried in the state courts. If the states temselves will not pass laws to protect colored people in social rights he is out of luck. Congress protects none upon this question, but political rights. The Millers' Association had better save the money they are expending in surveying the Minneapolis, Sault St. Mary & Atlantic road. The scheme involved in it can never be made to pay expenses, saying nothing of divi dends to its rich tockholders. The principles involved in constructing that line are against the spirit of gen uine commerce, and the attempts at building it show more the pranks of an angry child, than the work of far seeing men, unless its object is to re move the mills of the Association to the ."Boo." The St. Paul capitol dome is 200 feet high, and gives a fine view of the city and the surrounding country for a long distance. CHINA BEATS US. The descendants of the celebrated onfi'.sius may be heat liens of the deepest dye when spoken of in con nection with our Christian Rcligcoii, but when it conies to commerce and sharp management of their national affairs, they are not as much in the rear as they have credit for being. They know as a nation that the west ern portion of the United States, and especially the Pacific slope, were most bitterly opposed to the immigration of their growing surplus of people, and feeling that they must give vent to that surplus, or a portion of it, would spoil on their hands like fresh steak in hot weather, they had, when it came to making a treaty between that coun try and this, a clause inserted in it, which permits any Chinaman other than laborers to come to the United States, if provided with a certificate issued by the Chinese Government, identifying him as engaged in other pursuits than that of labor. No men tion was made of this clause ofibrding freedom to Mr. Pig Tail to circulate over the face of this terestrinl sphere as his peculiar taste might dictate to his elastic conscience, until the excite ment of excluding him from coming in swarms had nearly died out. Now he arrives one hundred and forty or fifty at a time, demanding the right to land as any person might, ami when asked for the reason of the demand, he hauls out a certificate made upon bis native shore, based upon the solemn treaty between the two nations—what a stump to run against without think ing a stump is near. The custom house officer is appealed to that both the Chinese and his papers may be sent aboard the ship he came on, but that officer reminds the applicant that he cannot go back of the Chinese (ov ernment Certificate, and another score is made by the heathen. YILLAISD WON'T POOL. Mr. Villard plainly showed what he knew about business, when he re fused to pool with the Central and Union Pacific companies, in reducing the people of San Francisco to a low condition of poverty. He has on the part of the Northern Pacific, refused to continue rates so high, that nothing could go into California or come out of it, without, costing the shippers more than their articles sent over the road were worth. It is not to be sup posed from this that the Northern Pa cific will do a carrying business for any less than a fair price, while on the other hand it is presumed that no more will be demanded. If the Northern Pacific can by fair dealing work up a good trade for and through Minnesota, we shall all be too glad to have it done, and that it may be done is probably one of the objects he had in view in refusing to enter as a part ner into that nefarious combination. MONTANA WANTS TO BE A STATE. Montana comes to the front with the idea that she too must become a state, the shades of territorial life having become too limited for the sufficient spread of her mountainous dignity. Two gentlemen are shivering as if out in a snow-slide,to represent her in the United States Senate, and another one or two are hovering close to the hearts of the people who have a vote to throw, for the positions of Congress men. Such men do not, and never did care for themselves, but it is the public that is most dear to the tender spot withiu their breasts. That all this may be brought about in gocd time, a convention has been called, without the consent of Congress, to be held on the second Monday in Jan uary, 1884, to frame a constitution for the government of the people of the state of Montana, which is to be sub mitted to the people at a» election to be held in November, 1884. Jt is cal culated by the time Congress can act upon it, they will have 1 "0,000 people. THE LATEST JOKE. Webster Eaton, a fresh piece of flesh, has been appointed to succeed Gov. W. R. Marshall as special agent of the land department, whose bounden duty it is to hunt down the last victim who shall make the least curve in obtain ing land from our venerable Uncle Samuel. This new jpan has aston ished the natives in that region, and has caused old Lake Superior to foam at its head, by sending a protest to his employer at Washington, against fur ther pre-emtions in that land district, on the ground that there is no agri cultural land in the counties of St. Louis, Cook or Lak6r This the worst joke that has been played upon that section of country since the days of the immortal Proctor Knott: aad if Eaton is not akin to that hero, he should most certainly claim to be. Eaton ought now to occupy a promi nent seat among Barnaul's show ani mals, as he is altogether too funny to run at large. What a porcupine. There was shipped from Duluth du ring the week ending Oct. 15th 790,221 bushels of grain. There was in store at that point on the same date 1,302, 400, bushels of wheat, and shipped 284,900, bushels. While Duluth is shipping at this rate it had jn store October 6th 1,449,496, bushels of wheat only having two roads to receive from while Milwaukee has some half a dozen roads, and bringing it in on the lake, it had in store at same date only 2,312,829 bushels. The latter city may lose some of Its long worn laurels in this respect, if it does not keep a sharp eye to the windward. Our home port can handle grain as well as those of our sister states, and at the same make a saving in the operation. The idea of making large cities abroad, and having little towns at home as the result, has about ceased with the better part of the Northwest. JlOIii: BOATS U\ ill: LAKES. Mini i'apt»!is begins to tremble am" perspire all thr«»:i •li:s li its garments, and the Millers'Association shake in their boots, at the intelligence that Mr. Villard, president of the Northern Pa cific, is about to place an extra line of toats on Lake Superior to transport wheat from Duluth to Buffalo, that a cheap freight niignt be had from west to eat and establish beyond doubt that Duluth was and should become a great competing wheat maiket, and that the process of lugging wheat from its natural port at Duluth, to the Inte rior at Minneapolis, at the expense of the farmers, should no longer en dure. We have tried for a long time to convince Minneapolis that sooner or later this woulu have to come, as a matter of expediency, economy and justice to the state at large, but it that city had the power or spunk to look upon this its coffin, it had no courage to say so. That the Northern Pacific will even do this, we have not pre tended, but that it would be done and must be, as a matter of course, by some one, we. have often said, and so ex pressed it in our last issue, as being very probable in the near approaching future. To our prognostications, that city has been both deaf and dumb, and now it awakens from its lorg slumber sufficiently to say, "important if true, but it will be checked by our road to the 'Soo.'" We say again, that this line of boats has become a matter of necessity to take the wheat east out of Duluth up on its arrival over the two roads it now has brining it in, before the close of navigation, and to prepare for that to come over other roads which will soon be constructed from the wheat belt to Duluth, We do not say this in any spirit ill vviil Coward Minneapolis, or the Millers' Association, but be cause it must be done, alter the long ac.ien of aim e the country towns have received from the two latter named corporations, and is besides an act of natural commerce which should be performed. The .Northern Pacific and the St. Paul & Duluth roads must as a matter of necessity have this ac complislied soon, or they of themselves will so blockade in Dulutli with wheat another season that there will not be room for them to laud on lake port, and each of them must have the fore sight to see it, ^whether Col. Clougli says so or not. And then again, if the lake carrying capacity is not made large enough by western capital to do the business demanded, eastern millers having no other recourse to supply their extensive mills, will be forced to see to it themselves. This may, and undoubtedly will, build up a large commercial city at Duluth, at the ex pense of Minneapolis, but our state commerce cannot be ruined to save any place. If one place has more nat ural advantages than another, no one need to mourn over the mysterious freaks of nature, nor blame her if Min neapolis was built up on the wrong spot. The amount of wheat which must remain over in store at*Duluth this season will show us how much too small the boat tonage to Buffalo has been and next year it will give us another lesson in the same branch —this need will and must supply more boats on the lakes to take away the productions of Minnesota's fertile farms, although Minneapolis shall fall dead in our arms. Our Pioneer Press failed to come to time last Monday, and we asked one of its representatives who happened along, how that was? He said "it came out late, because a cat came in through a window and eat up the ed itorials, supposing they were fresh fish," The cat died. The Millers' Association 'fear that the Canadian Pacific road will also put an extra line of tubs on Lake Su perior, to carry off the wheat. We don't see why the Association don't build railroad to the moon to head it off. The Pioneer Press has a patent right upon editorials a column and a half long. We hope never to infringe up on it. St. Paul and Minneapolis could drink out of the river at the same time, were it not for the pine sister's saw dust. Mr. Bierman called in to see one of his friends who was a miller at Min neapolis, for the purpose of ascertain ing his political status, and agked how things were going? The miller an? swered, "Principally Duluth!" Minneapolis to Villard—Where is the eastern terminus of the Northern Pacific? Villard to Minneapolis Buffalo. Minneapolis to Villaid— \Vh«w yyhew! The St. Paul Dispaich Pf Jhe 16th, contains the following: The following telegram has been re ceived at the Duluth office from C. H. Graves of Duluth, dated this morning: "We unloaded 95 cars wheat at elevat or A, and 57 at elevator B, yesterday." With wheat coming in continually at this rate, what effect will it have ypon the reports of the wise estimators, who thought this years crop would fall shart several million bushels, be hind that of some previous year? No doubt but the crop prospect of this state and Dakota were cried down early In th.e set^sop for the purpose of working up a boom of pnward march farther west. Milwaukee is firmly convineed that there will be no wheat in that market after the close of navigation, which will be the first time anything of the kind lias ocurred for years. There must be.an increased demand for it in some direction. IKAL,hAT»iif-• Le Sueur Sentinel CranWfrfes are plentiful a, children are having a busy time gathering them, which tliey readily dispose of at $2,00 per bushel, A representative of the Holly mills in Minneapolis, and onq, which does not belong to the Millers' Association, being asked by a reporter what the Holly mills paid for wheat, said that he was satisfied it was now paying two cents more a bushel for its wheat than the Millers' Associotion were paying for theirs. Then it cannot be true, as is claimed by its friends, that the Association pays the highest market price for wheat in Minneap olis, any more than they pay it in the •ountry towns. The attempt to satis fy the country that the Association is dealing fairly with the farmers, through these false representations, annot be made a success, for the red hot truth burns a hole through the wild trashy rumor, exposing the real position plainly to view. Its depreda tions have had the long run of years, and has covered over a large extent of territory, and the only disposition it has ever disclosed, is millions for itself, and poverty to wheat raisers. It turns out that there lias been gross negligence in the management of the United States land office in Washing ton, as the records now show that the state of Iowa has had 200,000 more acres of public domain than she is en titled to under the grants inaoe to her by congress. The old Des Moins Val ley railroad gets 11,000 acres of this, ami the Iowa Agricultural College takes 39,000 acres. Where the balance has gone, is a matter which is now be ing looked after. It has heretofore been supposed that titles coming from the state, or railroads, were a little extra, but this kind of a proceeding will somewhat frustrate that confi dence, and put purchasers on their guard, although the title conies from a state or road. The failure of title to so much land as this, will break up many a home and spoil many large farms. Olive Branch The Morris Tribune comes out in a new dress and looks very well ideed. We expect good things Irom our contempory and trust it will not disapoint us. There is plenty of brains in Morris to contribue towards a jouranl that might be neat, novel, nervous and newsy. So go ahead M. T. NEW Next Door to First National Bank, Just received a new supply of Hardware and Stoves, which will be sold at Bottom Prices. JiSON & JUL! LAND OFFICE AT BENSON, MINN., October lt, 188.1. Notice is hereby given that the followlriR named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Clerk of Court for Stevens county at Morris Minnesota,on December 4ili,IXS3,viz: Thomas W. Hovle homestead application No. 9UD0 and additional homestead application No. '03.56 for the SE 4 section 32 town 12.! N. or Range 42 W. 5th I*. M., Minnesota. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and cultiva tion of, said land, v)/.: Patrick Lyman, of Morris, Minn. James McGiiire, Owen Coler man, and Jutan ifrmaud. of i-'airfleld.Miiii*. 6$ D. 8f HAi4, Register, Are now Prepared to receive their many Customers at their NB"W STORE! Cor .Atlantic Ave. and 5th St. A Full Assortment in the Following Lines will be kept Constantly on Hand.: Hardware! iimi Boots and Shoes, Flour and Feed, Hard and Soft Coal, Tinware! Wood and Coal Stoves, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings, Etc. U N I U E OF ALL KINDS Wool and Hair Mattrasses Spring Beds. Farm DS^etcliirLery, The Celebrated Jackson Wagon Also Schur meier Wagons. Tin and Wooden Eaves Spouts, Pumps, Guns-Breech and Muz zle Loading, Revolvers and Muskets, and Lamps of all descriptions. A.s they intend adopting a cash basis, Goods will be sold at Bottom Figures. IMIorris IMIinn- Lumber. -A FULL LINE OF- DORS, SASH, BLINDS, WINDOWS, LATH SHINGLES, PICKETS, MOULDINGS, &c. -ALWAYS ON HAND- Which we will Sell as Cheap as the Cheapest E. J. Jones & Son., H. R. DYE & GO. "West Side IR. IFt. Trstole. With wheat at seventy-five cents per bushel who can afford to squander money by paying old time war prices for goods We offer a line of Dry Goods, Groceries, BOOTS AND SHOES, All first class, at prices corresponding with the times. Remember the place on the west side, next door to Pearce's hardware store. THE EiLdMIET HOUSE, Atlantic Avenue South. Plates: $1.00 per JDe^y. The building has been thoroughly repaired, and good accomodations are of fered to the public. SAMPLE ROOM adjoining the hotel Choice wines, liquors and cigars couwtmitly on IhumI. Good ablin^ in connection with the hotel. JAMES EAGAN, Wagon and Carriage Making, Blacksmithing and Horse-shoeing. Repairing of all kinds promptly and neatly done house, carriage and sign painting. Satis faction guaranteed. Morris. Minn. Proprietor. 1'oiU'lii M., Aloi'lis, Miim.